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We Inform. You Decide. MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2006






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The No. 2 UF football team celebrates after realizing they will play No. 1 Ohio State in the national championship game played in Glendale, Ariz. on Jan. 8.

Gators conclude hectic weekend by finding out they jumped Michigan


By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
lanastasis@alligator.org

Urban Meyer didn't even have time for his
son on Sunday.
Meyer thought watching Nathan take bat-
ting practice would help take his mind off the
UF-Michigan public-opinion tug of war: So
much for that idea.
"I was on the cell phone the whole time,"
Meyer said.
All the debate, all the suspense and one
heck of a topsy-turvy weekend in college foot-


ball culminated with UF earning a bid to play
Ohio State (12-0) in the national championship
game on Jan. 8 in Glendale, Ariz.
The No. 4 Gators (12-1) leapfrogged
Michigan into the No. 2 spot barely.
The current Bowl Championship Series
rankings have UF ahead of the Wolverines by
one-tenth of a point 0.9445 to 0.9344. The
two teams actually tied in the computer rat-
ings with a score of 0.94. The Gators also held
the slimmest of margins in the BCS' other two
components the Coaches' Poll and Harris
Poll.
On Saturday, No. 3 Southern Cal was upset


in shocking fashion by unranked UCLA 13-
9. The Gators found out during halftime of
the Southeastern Conference Championship
game. UF then impressed by defeating then-
No. 9 Arkansas 38-28.
Now the same coach who has been critical
of the BCS for several weeks has been cata-
pulted into the national championship by that
very system. Two years ago from Sunday, to
the day, Meyer was hired as UF's coach. Now
he will try to lead his players to a national
championship victory 10 years after the Gators

SEE FOLLOW, PAGE 20


Problems that
had plagued the
No. 2 Gators
seemed to disap-
pear in the SEC title
game, earning UF a
spot in the national
championship
against Ohio State.
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MONDAY, DECEMBER 4,2006 K ALLIGATOR, 3


Group protests five-year plan


CLAS Debt Timeline


* FACULTY AND GRAD STU-
DENTS CONFRONT MACHEN.
By ELIZABETH HILLAKER
Alligator Writer
ehillaker@alligator.org
About 30 UF students and fac-
ulty members attended Friday's
Board of Trustees meeting, where
they protested the administration's
plan to lift the College of Liberal
Arts and Sciences out of debt.
Wearing identical orange stick-
ers to show their solidarity, a group
of about 15 crowded around UF
President. Bernie Machen before
the meeting to air their concerns
about CLAS and the five-year plan
to eliminate the college's $4 million
deficit. The plan, which has been in
place since September, will freeze
hiring and cut money for depart-
ments like English and religion
while boosting funds for depart-
ments like chemistry and zoology.
One English professor continu-
ally pressed Machen to elicit from
CLAS Dean Neil Sullivan a written


explanation for the recent dismissal
of English Chairman John Leavey.
Machen promised that Sullivan
would give such an explanation.
The group lamented the lack of
support for graduate students and
warned that some faculty members
are seeking jobs elsewhere.
During the meeting, the trust-
ees endorsed Machen's Academic
Enhancement Program, which will
charge incoming UF students an
additional
UF $1,000
: each year
starting
next Fall. English graduate student-
Angelique Nixon told the board that
the money might not be enough to
heal the damage.
"We are worried because faculty
and student morale is at an all-time
low," Nixon said. "We are not sure
how departments in CLAS will
be able to recruit and compete for
outstanding faculty ... even with
these new funds from the Academic
Enhancement Program, which may
arrive too late to repair the damage
already done."


Faculty Senate Chairwoman
Danaya Wright, who is a member of
the board, told trustees that faculty
members and graduate students
feel like the board doesn't know the
magnitude of discontent at the uni-
versity. She said the faculty wants
more communication with the up-
per administration.
SThe administration knew about
the debt problem for three years,
she added, so some faculty mem-
bers felt it rushed the college to
have a plan in place within a few
months this summer.
Machen continued to insist
the budget crisis is the college's
problem and the plan will stay in
place until the faculty or the stu-
dents devise a new plan. Faculty
members then pointed to the newly
formed Faculty Finance Advisory
Committee in CLAS,-which is gath-
ering data for a new plan.
Still, Machen said he is willing
to increase communication between
the administration and CLAS fac-
ulty.
"This is not a big problem to fix,"
he said of the communication gap.


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UF ADMINISTRATION

UF nears financial, administrative changes at meeting


Board of Trustees approves fee


New position to aid in Machen's duties


By ELIZABETH HILLAKER
Alligator Writer
ehillaker@alligator.org

The plan to raise student fees at UF
by $1,000 each year, approved Friday
by the university's Board of Trustees,
now awaits the endorsement of
Florida legislators.
UF President Bernie Machen
proposed the charge, dubbed the
Academic Enhancement Program, to
hire 200 tenure-track faculty members
and 100 more advisers. Next Fall's
freshman class will be the first to pay
the fee if it is passed.
The Board of Governors, which
oversees the State University System,
approved the proposal last month. To
take effect, the Legislature must pass
it, and the governor must sign it into
law.
The trustees will push hard for
lawmakers to pass the bill this Spring.


At Friday's meeting, they urged stu-
dents, faculty, alumni and UF lobby-
ists to press their representatives.
"If there was ever a time to mo-
bilize the Gator Nation, this is it,"
trustee Manny Fernandez said.
The trustees, who seemed anx-
ious to get on the road to Atlanta
for the Southeastern Conference
Championship game, quickly ap-
proved other measures, including
increases in student fees that totaled
$1.67 per credit hour. That money
will go toward the Regional Transit
System, student health services and
Student Government's coffers.
After the meeting, UF trustee
Joelen Merkel donned a bright orange
Gators jacket covered with UF para-
phernalia and headed down the stairs
of Emerson Alumni Hall.
The board will discuss UF's
long-term strategy at a retreat in
Jacksonville, Feb. 12 through Feb. 13.


By ELIZABETH HILLAKER
Alligator Writer
ehillaker@alligator.org

UF President Bernie Machen
has appointed a new administra-
tor to take over some of his re-
sponsibilities and handle univer-
sity affairs while he is traveling.
Machen made the announce-
ment at the university trustees'
meeting Friday. The new position,
senior vice president for admin-
istrative affairs, will be filled by
Kyle Cavanaugh, the current vice
president for human resources.
- Cavanaugh will take Machen's
place in joint meetings with sev-
eral of the university's vice presi-
dents in nonacademic areas, such
as legal counsel and finance.
"Originally they reported
to me, and that's the problem,"


Machen said.
Cavanaugh will report directly
to Machen after meeting with
other administrators. Machen said
relief from such duties will free
up time. Machen will still keep
abreast of issues at UF by meeting
with vice presidents individually.
Machen said he is increas-
ingly on the road lobbying
for student recruits in China or
for money in Tallahassee so a
leader needs to be in Tigert Hall if
something comes up.
He noted that last. summer,
when the College of Liberal Arts
and Sciences' looming debt be-
came apparent, he was in Idaho
fly-fishing sans BlackBerry.
Cavanaugh, who came to UF
from the University of Texas at
Austin, was instrumental in get-
ting domestic-partner benefits for


UF faculty and staff and in bring-
ing health care to graduate stu-
dents during his year-and-a-half
tenure at UF He will continue to
head the human'resources branch
until Machen finds a replacement.
Machen also announced that
UF will soon have a chief financial
officer who will be in charge of
tracking the university's $3.7 bil-
lion budget, down to. the depart-
ment level.
Machen said after the meeting
that the board had been request-
ing a CFO because it was unsat-
isfied with the oversight of the
university's money.
He said the CLAS debt was a
factor in the position's creation,
but wasn't the deciding factor. The
search for a CFO will be national,
and Machen said he would like
someone in place by July.


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Shades of pink, red and mauve will light up the
morning before the sun has a chance to peep over
the horizon. At 7 a.m. Tuesday, before the doors even
open, vendors will wait in their cars until they can get
a glimpse of the brilliant colors.
This year's Poinsettia Variety Trial Field Days,
hosted by UF's Department of Environmental
Horticulture, will display 102 varieties of poinset-
tias at the greenhouses behind Fifield Hall. Industry
members and growers attend the field day Tuesday,
but the department is opening its doors to the public
on Thursday.
Students in the Environmental Horticulture Club
prepared 1,250 6-inchpots and 100 8-inch pots for the
exhibit. They will offer 20 to 25 varieties of poinsettias
for the public during the consumer-day sale.
"It's equivalent to a beauty pageant," said Carolyn
Bartuska, a senior biologist in the department.
Prices range from $8 for red, 6-inch plants to $15 or
$20 for specialty varieties.
The money from the sale will go toward the club's
seven- to 10-day international study trip in the Spring.
Last year the cub raised $20,000 for their trip to Costa
Rica, and this year they are going to France.
"It was a great experience to meet other kids in the
same field," said horticulture senior Carson Winn.


The field day and the sale are also important expe-
riences for the students in the club.
"We want the students to see the variability in the
crops that we grow and just the total amount of plants
that is out there," Bartuska said.
Although working with customers at the field day
and the sale is more relaxing than working with grow-
ers, consumers play an important role, Bartuska said.
They can fill out surveys that gauge the public's
favorite varieties of poinsettia, which in the past have
differed from what growers thought.
On "It was a real eye-opener to us,"
Camapss Bartuska said.
A consumer favorite in past years has
been the multicolored Monet Twilight,-but burgundy
plants are becoming more popular. The.variety of col-
ors always amazes consumers, Bartuska said.
"When people walk in and see all the colors, they
say, 'You must love your job,'" Bartuska said.
When the field days started nine years ago, only
growers were permitted to attend. They now come to
learn about new varieties, height control and experi-
ments, but they also want to learn how to ease the dif-
ficult growing process.
UF receives rooted cuttings of poinsettias from
breeders and must plant them within the first week of
the Fall semester to be ready by December, Boldt said.
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Editorial


Quran ban?

U.S. alienates Muslim

citizens at its peril
W hen the 110th Congress is sworn in next month,
Rep.-elect Keith Ellison intends to recite his oath
S of office with one hand on the Quran. That's right
- Ellison's a Muslim, the first ever elected to the House of
Representatives. Sadly, that makes him a controversial guy.
In Ellison's home state of Minnesota and across the coun-
try, the religious right is up in arms over his decision not to
use a Christian Bible during the induction ceremony.
The American Family Association has even lobbied
Congress to prohibit the use of the Quran, the Torah and oth-
er non-Christian books for swearing in new representatives.
Needless to say, that's ridiculous. Forcing a Muslim or
anyone, for that matter to swear an oath with his hand on
the Bible would be a clear violation of the First Amendment,
which bars Congress from establishing a state religion.
But that's not the worst part. The worst' part is that it
could transform the "clash of civilizations" between the West
and the world's 1.4 billion Muslims from a myth into a real-
ity. And no one wants that no one with a double-digit IQ,
anyway.
Even the president is careful to note that our wars in, on
and around Muslim countries aren't wars on Islam itself. But
when columnists suggest that Ellison's choice of scripture
"undermines American civilization," for example, the mes-
sage is clear Muslims aren't welcome in America.
That's a shame, because millions of them already live
here. They pay taxes, watch "CSI," get fat and drive giant
cars, just like everyone else. They don't riot, like some French
Muslims. They don't join radical mosques, like some teenag-
ers in London.
In fact, they're pretty well integrated into American so-
ciety which is why, unlike many European countries, the
United States has no "Muslim problem" to speak of.
Sure, we have our share of bigots. Keith Ellison can attest
to that. And yes, the government is endlessly, frantically, ob-
sessively paranoid about another Sept. 11, 2001. But our most
frightening nightmare scenarios revolve around attacks from
without not from within.
That's what separates us from, say, France. Or Great
Britain. Or the Netherlands. We worry about Osama bin
Laden, but they worry about the guy across the street and
with good reason. The guy across the street burs cars, blows
up trains and assassinates movie directors.
Of course, the majority of European Muslims are decent,
law-abiding citizens and no threat to anyone. But decades of
social and economic exclusion have created an embittered,
radical minority that endangers everyone including mod-
erate Muslims.
In 2004, for example, France banned Islamic head scarves
in public schools, and the resulting outcry contributed to
riots in Paris' immigrant neighborhoods later that year.
Western societies pay a steep price for alienating their.
Muslim citizens.
Luckily, we're not quite there yet. But every time the
president jails a Muslim without charges, every time cops or
security guards profile an Arab American, we get a little bit
closer.
If we don't change course soon, we may send out an ugly
message that being a Muslim and being an American are
mutually exclusive. And that's not just wrong. It's stupid.


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Helping the homeless demands action
In his Friday letter, Edward Miller ar-
gued that the abundance of money poured
into local businesses by UF students should
counteract the problem of homeless people in
Gainesville. I guess the homeless should be
thankful they're homeless in such a wealthy
city.
The fact is, a very small portion of the
money you spend in local stores directly
benefits the homeless. That's why the com-


passionate approach to helping people that
David Reznik and others advocate is appro-
priate.
It's easy to justify our selfishness we're
always busy, we're students, we have dead-
lines. But ignorance of the pain that persists
in our communities is just an excuse to con-
tinue living only for ourselves, instead of liv-
ing as fellow members of an injured society.
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No good reason for Leavey's dismissal
On her personal Web site
(www.janiefouke.com), UF Provost Janie
Fouke prominently displays an admirable
quote: "Every individual should be treated
with dignity all the time." Unfortunately, over
the past several months, Fouke has had diffi-
culty putting this maxim into action.
As an English graduate student, I've been
lucky for the past several years to enjoy dedi-
cated leadership on the part of my department


chair, John Leavey. On Thursday, he was un-
ceremoniously dismissed from this leadership
position with no explanation by the adminis-
tration.
But as far as I can tell, Leavey's only fail-
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STUDENT LIFE

After hiatus, Heathy Gators club gears up for Spring


By WHITNEYSESSA
Alligator Contributing Writer
Healthy Gators is getting back
into shape for Spring semester.
After remaining inactive for the
past year, the student-run organiza-
tion will start back up in the Spring
with a new executive board ready to
put new ideas into action.
"I'm hoping to -establish the
group as a lasting student organi-
zation that will continue to ben-
efit students long after I leave," said
Tom Dudash, the organization's
president.
Dudash, a history junior, said the
group's main goal is to promote a


healthy lifestyle-for students at UF
by focusing on physical and mental
health.
For the main Spring event, the
organization is planning a double-
elimination beach volleyball tourna-
ment, he said.
Students will be able to compete
for prizes such as gym member-
ships, gift certificates and health
supplements.
Healthy Gators will also keep
students active with bowling, ulti-
mate Frisbee, basketball, softball,
cycling, runs across campus and
other sports events, he said.
"If you're in shape, you're going
to live longer and enjoy life more,"


"If you're in shape, you're
going to live longer and
enjoy life more."
Bobby Casey
Healthy Gators treasurer

said Treasurer Bobby Casey, a his-
tory junior.
Another project that Healthy
Gators has in the works is creating
a student cookbook with recipes for
healthy home cooking. Once the
cookbook is completed, Healthy
Gators plans to host a cookout using
recipes from the book, Dudash said.
One of his main goals as presi-


dent, he said, is to restructure the
group so that it can operate on its
own. He also wants to increase ac-
tive membership and create new
positions that will boost member
involvement.
The organization, which is open
to all UF students, plans to meet
once a month, he said. It will host
speakers, such as nutritionists and
other health experts, who will dis-
cuss topics such as healthy diets and
exercise programs.
A few of the organization's past
activities have included a workout
buddy program, a midnight ice
cream social for students pulling all-
nighters, and a Spring Break forum


that addressed topics such as safe
tanning, safe sex and how to avoid
hangovers.
Established in January of 2004,
the organization became dormant
after the members of the executive
board graduated and moved on to
graduate school.
Although this has been a setback,
the organization's leaders are excit-
ed to get back on its feet and attract
new members, Dudash said.
"The group is easygoing, with
virtually .no requirements for
membership," he said. "Everybody
wants to be healthy, and this group
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Ben & Jerry's makes transition to cage-free hens

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Scrambled, fried or poached. Which way would you prefer
your eggs?
Most people have preferences concerning the preparation of
their eggs. But when it comes to how those eggs are produced
and prepared in processed foods, they aren't always aware of
the choices.
"Consumers too often aren't aware of where '
their food comes from."
Geoffrey Dah l.'
UF animal sciences professor


Ben & Jerry's recently announced that after a four-year tran-
sition phase, they will be the first national food manufacturer
to use certified, humane cage-free methods to raise their egg-
laying hens.
"Consumers too often aren't aware of where their food
comes from," said UF animal sciences professor Geoffrey
Dahl.
The Certified Humane Raised & Handled program is
administered by the independent, nonprofit organization
Humane Farm Animal Care.
Companies like Ben & Jerry's that display the organization's
certification label must allow animals to engage in their natu-
ral behaviors and be raised with sufficient space and shelter
- among other standards, according to the organization's Web
site.
And animal products are checked for quality and safety,
Dahl said.
A certificate from the Humane Farm Animal Care organiza-
tion can set companies apart from their competition.
"(The certification) is giving the appearance that other
animal products aren't produced in a humane fashion," Dahl
said.
The nutritional value of the products with the certified
humane cage-free eggs should not be altered. An alteration in
taste would only be for the better, Dahl said.
Elyssa Winston, an employee at Ben & Jerry's on University
Avenue, believes the ice cream served there is better than the
competition.
"I think it tastes better," Winston said.


Andrew Stanfill / Alligator
Customers at Ben & Jerry's on West University Avenue reach out for their ice cream Sunday evening. The chain will
begin the transition to eggs produced by cage-free hens.


The employees at Ben & Jerry's are informed by their
managers about the products and missions of the company.
Recently, eggs have been added as an ingredient to cookie and
brownie batter. To prevent salmonella, they are no longer al-
lowed to sell the batter raw, Winston said.
The announcement allows an opportunity for suppliers to
produce certified, humane cage-free eggs. The suppliers pro-
ducing eggs for Ben & Jerry's should be able to gain a premium
for their product, Dahl said.
Eggs with the certified humane certification are not just


used in Ben & Jerry's ice cream. They are available for purchase
at Publix Super Markets and Ward's Super Market.
The certification is gaining more recognition as the market
grows. This trend has the potential to become similar to the
growth of organic products, said philosophy professor Richard
Haynes, who specializes in animal welfare ethics.
Ben & Jerry's can afford to use certified, humane cage-free
eggs. The new certification provides a way to differentiate their
high-end product in the market, Dahl said.
"(Ben & Jerry's) is not your ramen noodles," Dahl said.


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1 For Rent: Furnished 6 Furnishings 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 16 Health Services 21 Entertainment
2 For Rent: Unfurnished 7' Computers 12 Autos 17 Typing Services 22 Tickets
3 Sublease 8 Electronics 13 Wanted 18 Personals 23 Rides
4 Roommates 9 Bicycles 14 Help Wanted 19 Connections 24 Pets
5 Real Estate 10 For Sale 15 Services 20 Event Notices 25 Lost & Found.

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*SUN ISLAND APTO
**Walk or Bike to Campus**
1-1 from $500/mo**2-1 from $550/mo
www.sunisland.info*376-6720
12-6-72-2

Apartments off SW 20th Ave. Close to shop-
ping, bus line arid a few miles from UF. Price
range $505 to $605. Includes water, sewer,
garbage and pest control. Sorry no pets al-
lowed. Call 335-7066 Mon-Fri. 12-6-72-2

MOVE IN JANUARY!
Affordabel & Quality Too!
Great Rates! Pets OK!
Beautiful Pools/Courtyards!
Walk/Bike to UF 372-7555 12-6-72-2

Deluxe, Large 3 or 4BR apt/house, 60
second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House
charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included.
Wood floors. With Parking. By Private
Owner. 538-2181 Iv message 12-6-72-2

1 & 2 BEDROOMS FOR SPRING!
FREE UF PARKING
Pool, tennis, bball, alarm
WE LOVE PETS!
376-4002 PinetreeGardens.com
12-6-72-2

Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 sec-
ond walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer
included,'fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish.
Short term available. Private Owner. $595-
up. 352-538-2181. Lv mssg 12-6-72-2

*NEAR SCHOOL NEAR PLAY
NEAR PERFECT!*
1 BR/1 BA*2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA TH
Close to UF!*Gated*24hr Gym*Tanring
Leasing for FALL 377-2777
12-6-72-2

BEAUTIFUL AND NEW
Ceramic Tile, Maple Cabinets, TV in kitchen
Huge scr. porches, W/D, walk-in closets
Only 1.5 miles to UF
2/2's & 3/3's starting at $458/person
Hidden Lake 374-FUNN
12-6-72-2

r* ELLIE'S HOUSES **
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
352-215-4990 1-8-168-2


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U f For Rent
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Luxury Across from UF
Reserving for Fall
2/2 W/D, Alarm
D/W, Pets Ok
Open Weekends 371-7777
12-6-72-2

All About The Extrasl
Luxury 2 & 3 BR
Aerobics*Tanning*Spa
Gated*Close to UF
RMM avail*335-4455
12-6-72-2

**NOW Leasing***
HUGE 2BRs available
Near Butler Plaza*Park Free @ UF
Bball*Fitness*Pool*Pets OK
Call 373-1111
12-6-72-2

TREMENDOUS TOWNHOMES
2/2 & 3/3 townhomes Avail Spring/Fall '07
Cable w/HBO, tanning, gym
Private Dog Park*AII the extras!
Call for specials 377-2801
12-6-72-2

Get yours before it's gone!
Spacious 1, 2, 3, or4BR close to UF.
Includes water, sewer, 2 pools,
On-site laundry, gym, & we love pets!
Call 376-2507 or www.BivensCove.com
12-6-72-2

THE LUXURY YOU WANT...
AT THE PRICE YOU NEED
Remodeled HUGE 2 & 3 Beds
Cable*W/D*Tanning* We Love Pets
Why spend more? 372-8100
12-6-72-2

SIZE REALLY DOES MATTER
HUGE 1,2, & 3BR
Available January
1.3 MI to UF & Pets Friendly
377-7401 www.boardwalkapt.com
12-6-72-2

Be the BIGGEST on the block
1 or 2bdr this FALL. We love ALL pets!
Pool, Gym, Park @ UF, Bball, Tennis
Call 4 Specials! 352-332-7401
12-6-72-2


STUDIO APT
60 sec walk to UF. Short term avail. 1 or 2
rooms $425 & up. Call 352-538-2181 12-
6-72-2

We Love Pets
1,2,&3 BR Flats w/Screened Porches
FREE Alarm*FREE Tanning*W/D
Gated Entry*Cyber Cafe*Pool w/ Sundeck
24hr Gym & Sauna*Only 1.5 miles to UF
Hurry, they won't last long"372-0400
12-6-72-2


Live at a Legend!
The Polos of Gainesville
will give you the best college experience
with Spacious Apartments, Three Pools
with Jacuzzis, HUGE Gym, Billiards Room,
and many more amenities! Minutes from UF,
shopping and Shands. On all major RTS
bus routes. All at a rate that won't break
your bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656
12-6-72-2

Affordable & Quiet Living
-1 & 2 BR Apartments ~
Close to UF and Shands,
Butler Plaza, Great Dining
$549-$835 Call 376-1248
12-6-72-2

2 and 3 BEDROOMS FOR SPRING!
Pool, tennis, bball, alarm
Free UF Parking!
376-4002 PinetreeGardens.com
12-6-72-2

MINUTES FROM UF!!!
3/3's from only $405 per Bdrm
414's from only $374 per Bdrm
FREE Cable w/ HBO/ SHOWTIME
FREE Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route!
12-6-72-2


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January Availability!
Affordable 1 BRs
Pets OK*FREE parking by UF
www.spanishtrace.org 373-1111
12-6-72-2

FORGET YOU HAVE ROOMMATES!
Huge 4BR townhomes wW/ID. 1662 sq.ft.
FREE gym membership and FREE cable!
352-332-7401 12-6-72-2


3BR/2.5BA Campus Edge $895/mo
3BR/3BA House W $950/mo
4BR/2.5BA Townhouse $1100/mo
Ask about Move-In Specials!

30+ Properties Available!
www.Bosshardtpm.com
352-371-2118
12-6-60-2-

Budget Living in Style
Huge 2 & 3BR Available Now
Pool, Tennis, @ W/D
Pets Friendly 377-7401
www.boardwalkapt.com
12-6-72-2

Live in Luxury
*Leasing Now and Jan!*
2/2*3/3*4/4
Ind. Lease *All Inclusive
373-9009
12-6-42-2

Luxury 1/1 w/WIDI
Close to UF*Starting at $779
Leasing for Spring*367-9910
12-6-40-2


Campus Realty
Great homes for rent in the
UF area! 352-692-3800
http://rentals.campusrealtygroup.com
12-6-37-2

NEAR CAMPUS 1013 SW 4th Ave. 4BR/
2BA, 2 story. Gorgeous large home. W/D,
new H A/C, hardwood floors & walls. Many
more features $2120/mo + util. Call Bob 275-
1259; atucker458@aol.com 12-6-32-2

HOUSES, DUPLEXES, CONDOS OR
TOWNHOUSES FOR RENT. Walk/bike/bus
to campus. Neat, clean. Good quality. Visit
www.gatorpads.com for available units or
call 281-0733 or 284-0316 12-6-28-2

1, 2 & 3BRs starting @ $495, $595, & $750
Spacious, separate dining room, patios,
large laundry rooms, cent H/AC, Italian tile,
verticles, DW, W/D hk-ups. Must see. Call
332-7700 1-12-29-2

2160 sq ft. 4/3 NW home, 2 car garage,
fenced back yard w/deck on 1/2 acre. Wood
& tile firs. Landscaped yd. min from cam-
pus. $1750/mo + sec dep 352-374-3890
12-6-18-2

2 miles SW of Vet School & Shands at 3320
SW 23rd St. 1 BR-apt.w/pvt courtyard shaded
by large oak trees in quiet professional
complex. Pets arranged. Rent starting at
$435/mo. Call 352-377-2150 please Iv mssg.
12-6-18-2

WALK TO UF
TAYLOR SQUARE APTS.
621 SW 10th St. 2BR/2.5BA townhouse.
Rent incl hi-spd internet, W/D, etc. $1200/
mo. Call 692-4066 12-6-18-2


1st MONTH FREE!!!
1BR Villas Starting @ $509. Please call: 352-
375-3077 or 352-373-2818 12-6-16-2

.3BRs in 3BR/2.5BA condo w/screened bal-
conies. Females only. Between UF & SFCC
w/bus route. Close to Mall & NFRMC. New
appliances. On-site W/D, pool, gym, tennis &
other amen. $250 to. $350 ea 352-514-3425
12-6-16-2

SUBLEASE AT CABANA BEACH
for Spring Semester. Poolside apartment
for only $524 a month. Please call 904-434-
0966 12-6-16-2


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GATOR PLACE APARTMENTS
3600 SW 23rd St. 1.5 miles to ShandsNA
2BR/1BA, $650/mo. 372-0507 12-6-15-2

BIG AND CHEAP
2/1.5 apt 1100 sq ft $595
3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $695
1800' NW 4th St. Over 20 houses also
available 373-4423 www.maximumre.com
8-15-168-2

*****5 MINS TO UF*****
3BR/2BA, garage, FL rm, wd firs, carpet,
vaulted ceiling, fenced yd, exc cond Avail
now: 1 mofree rent. $1200. No pets. 352-373-
6080, 352-281-4774, jab39@bellsouth.net.
12-6-14-2

Walk to Shands, Vet school, VA. 2BR $650
Pvt owner former Summit House. Pool, CHA,
laundry, quiet, very spacious, carpet, clean.
ALSO $800/mo Avail 12/1 renovated, all
new. 352-376-0080 or 352-284-3873 12-
6-14-2

SW 20th AVE CONDO
2BR/2.5BA. Perfect for Roommates.
Pool, bus route, W/D. $850/mo.
904-382-0286
12-6-12-2
CAPSTONE QUARTERS 2/2 condo, W/D
incl, pool, close to campus. Avail Jan 1st.
$800/mo. 0 ALSO 1 male BR at UTW,
$425/mo incl everything. Ask about move-in
specials. Short term leases avail. 373-0874
12-6-12-2

PICKWICK PARK
3BR/3BA townhome. Washer/dryer connec-
tion. $850/mo. Call 375-1111 12-6-12-2

Northwest 2 BR, minutes from downtown/UF,
ceramic tile throughout, cent A/H, enclosed
patio, Avail now $675.
EDBAURMANAGEMENT.COM
1731 NW 6th ST. 375-7104. 12-6-12-2

3/1 "Lilly" House $950/mo. Wood floors,
W/D hook-ups, enclosed front & back
porch, central AC & close to campus!
Photos: www.rentalworkshop.com 870-
0904,318-4553 12-6-10-2

ACTION REALTY
Furnished apartments close to UF
Individual bedroom leases
Semeseter leases
$399- $725
www.Action-realtors.com
352-331-1133, ext 110 1-30-27-2

Avail Now! 3 Blocks to UF
2BR/1BA. Cat Friendly with
Hardwood Floors. Water,
sewer, Trash incl. $750/mo
Call 494-6009. Last One! 12-6-10-2

SHORT LEASE AVAILABLE
Large 2BR/1BA unit on cul-de-sac. 825 SW
62nd Terr. $395/mo. Call 352-331-2099 12-
6-10-2

Available now! Spacious 3BR/3BA town-
house in quiet Rockwood Villas neighbor-
hood. 62nd Blvd. Near 1-75 & mall. On bus
route. W/D. Ideal for family or graduate living.
ONLY $1000/MO. Call Elizabeth 359-0133
12-6-10-2


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**1BR/IBA*No Application fee**
* 3 blks to UF Gatornest Apts; 300 NW
18th St $495 4 blks to UF Gatorside
Apts; 1600 NW 4th Ave $410.
Available for January. Call 352-371-3636
12-6-9-2

Bright, clean studio apartment for sublease
Jan. 1 (negotiable) through July 31. 1222
NW 8th Ave. Ten min. walk to UF campus.
Ample closet space. Quiet building. $505 a
month. Call 415-515-1004 12-6-9-2
Bike to UF! 2/2.5, 2-story condo in popular
community with pool/gym. Unit is 1 year
new. Move in January 2007. Furnished Optn;
FULLY NEGOTIABLE. (352) 281-1437 or
(352) 692-1104 12-6-9-2

HUGE 1BR
2 blocks N of UF. Quiet, hardwood floors,
new appliances, washer/dryer.-Huge storage
area. Avail Dec 1. $575/mo Call 373-5295
12-6-9-2

HOUSE FOR RENT
2BR/1BA, 6 blocks from UF. 1 block from
Mother Earth. New CH/A, $700/mo. 352-
281-6640 12-6-8-2

Beautiful Townhouses Available:
Bivens Forest 2/2.5 Overlooking pool, W/D,
Storage ++ $800/mo.
Cricket Club 3/2.5 w/Carport, Scr. Porch,
Pool, Tennis, & Gym. $995.00/mo
Magnolia Place 2/2.5 Wooded View, Pool,
Tennis, Gym $950/mo
Eagles Landing 2/2.5 Upscale, Granite &
Stainless in Kitchen $1350/mo.
Union Properties, Inc.
373-7578 www.rentgainesville.com 12-
6-9-2

Quiet Hawthorne Reserve off University
Avenue Several Units Completely
RefurbishedAvailable! Large 3/2.5 w/Carport,
Fireplace, Pool & Clubhouse, Cardio Center.
Wooded Setting. Short Term OK. $1300/ mo.
Union Properties, Inc. 373-7578
12-6-9-2

Walk to UF from Taylor Square
1 or 2 BR uhits Only one year old.
$699-$1250/mo.
Union Properties, Inc.
373-7578 www.rentgainesville.com 12-
6-9-2

Cute eff.. apt off Archer Rd. 1BR1BA with
hardwood floors. $450/mo 4526 SW Archer
Rd. Green Tree Realty, Inc. Call Barbara
317-4392 12-6-8-2
Extra large 1BR apt with big living room in
older house. $595.mo 4526 SW Archer Rd.
Green Tree Realty, Inc. Call Barbara 317-
4392 12-6-8-2

Clean 3BR/2BA home in Valwood, fireplace,
garage, W/D, 7726 SW 55th Place $1190/
mo.-Green Tree Realty, Inc. Call Barbara
317-4392 12-6-8-2

HOUSE FOR RENT
4/2, 2 blocks from campus, balcony, large
yard. Call 475-5298. 12-4-5-2

AVAILABLE NOW
3BR/2.5BA all new. Pool and tennis. Near
campus. Available now. $1250/mo. Call 561-
715-3106 12-6-6-2


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Duplex for rent: 2BR/1BA $500/mo + $350
deposit. For lease info please contact
landlord at 352-514-9698. Location: Tower
Oak Glen Aps. (near Tower Road) 10 min
to UF. Leave msg w/ph # & I will call back.
12-5-5-2

1BR/1BA apt: Large screened-in porch, W/D
hook-ups, Pets ok. Rent $500/mo. Sec dep
$500. 3300 SW 23rd St. Apt #3. Call 371-
3473 12-6-6-2


**WALK TO UF**
Huge 2BR/1BA apt. $600/mo
Call 375-8256
4-25-78-2

1BR 3 blocks to UF & Shands. Newly re-
modeled, central A/C, W/D, luxury kitchen,
tile/Pergo, DW, very clean & private, big BR,
ample parking, first floor, no pets & smokers.
$715/mo 352-362-6410 12-6-5-2

Brand new, 2BR/2.5BA Woods Edge South
(35th & 34th). $995 + util/month, unfur-
nished. Avail. Now. Lease is negotiable.
352-514-4693 12-6-4-2

4 BLOCKS NORTH OF UF
1BR & 2BR/1BA apts. Hardwood floors,
pets ok, short lease available. $550/mo. Call
Carol 377-3852 12-6-4-2

2 STORY 2 BR CONDO. 2.5 baths. Very
clean 3901 SW 20th Ave. Kensington
Condos. Built 2002. W/D & free internet.
Furniture avail. Avail Jan '07. $990/mo. Call
305-984-3856 12-6-4-2

SPACIOUS TOWNHOME
2 story, 2BR/2.5BA. SW 34th St. #403. Close
to Busline &Archer Rd. W/D in the unit. Pets
OK, NO PET FEE. Dec RENT FREE. Avail
Dec 4th. $825/mo. 352-335-3802 Mike 12-
6-4-2

Brand new, never lived in 2/2.5 condo. Close
to campus, new appliances (W/D) Avail
anytime, lease and price negot. Excellent
value, must see to believe. Call 352-514-
4693 12-6-4-2




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PLANTATION OAKS
2/2 Condo overlooking Golf Course
1200 Sq. Ft. $1000/Mo, F & L + $550 dpst
11426 NW 67th Terrace
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
12-6-3-2

2BR 1BA Duplex off NW 16th Ave
Newly Remodeled, Carpet, Central
H &Air, Laundry Rm $550/Mo
Rental REFS a MUST!
Call Merrill Management Inc.
372-1494 12-6-3-2

1BR 1BAApt near Sams Club
Terrazo Floors or Carpet, Window A/C,
Nat Gas ht. $400 to $425/Mo.
2901 NW 14th Street (Behind McDonalds
off NW 31st Ave) Rental Refs a MUST!
Call Merrill Managment Inc. 372-1494 12-
6-3-2

3 BLKS TO UF! 1BR 1BA
$500/Mo Carpet, Central H & Air
1029 SW 3rd Avenue. Call
Merrill Managment Inc. 372-1494 12-6-3-2

CONVENIENT TO CLASS!
3BR 2BA house, ceramic tile,
new carpet & paint, W/D hkups, $850/rent
413 NW 35th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 12-6-3-2

WALK TO UF LAW SCHOOL!
3BR 1.5BA house, wood floors,
dining room, WD hkups, $1500/rent
202 SW 27th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 12-6-3-2

5 MINS TO SHANDS/UF 2BR
1 BA mobile homes starting at $625/rent,
W/D hookups, new flooring
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 12-6-3-2

1st MONTH FREE @
Capstone Quarters, furished
2BR 2BA, new carpet, washer/dryer,
$750/rent, 2905 SWArcher Rd #4004N
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.trulingtonrealestate.coml2-6-3-2

WALK TO UF! 1st month free
3BR 1BA house, wood floors,
Carport, W/D hookups, $995/rent,
126 NW 0th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 12-6-3-2


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1ST MONTH FREE WALK TO UF
Brand new 3BR 3BA, W/D, alarm system,
$1200/Rent, 801 NW 3rd Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 12-6-3-2

BRIDGELIGHT
1BR Loft Style
Starting at $595 mo.
Mon-Fri 11-6, Sat 10-2
3006 SW 23rd St. 377-5221
www.CMCapt.com/Bridgelight
12-6-3-2

Private entrance. No kitchen. No pets & no
smoking $275/mo. $50 deposit. 373-2128
leave a message. 12-6-3-2

A room is avail Jan 1st 06 in 2BR/2BA apt at
Museum Walk on 34th St. $582/mo incl utils.
Close-to UF & next to Park-n-Ride. Call 352-
378-7241, 407-492-1239 12-6-3-2


Subleases


CABANA BEACH 1BR in 4BR apt. Avail Dec
13th. Furn. 3rd floor POOL VIEW. Private
bathroom. $500 CASH upon signing & last
month's rent PAID! $539/mo. Call 321-693-
8230 12-6-23-3

STUDIO APT
College Park. Avail January. 60 sec walk to
campus & the bars. $499/mo. Call Greg @
386-316-9314 12-4-13-3

SPRING SUBLEASE 1BR in 4BR house, ful-
ly furn BR & house. Rent $350/mo extremely
negotiable. Avail Jan thru July. Roommates
are 3 UF male students. Call 904-994-2328
12-6-14-3

Sublease whole 2BR/2.5BA luxury town-
house in Hampton Oaks Apts. May move in
anytime Nov and last month is free. Just pay
sublease fee $200. Contact 352-870-6115
12-6-14-3

SUBLEASE AT CABANA BEACH
FOR ONE GIRL STARTING JANUARY.
$499 MO / UTILITIES INC.
CALL (813)404-0997 OR REQUEST RM
824A WHEN YOU COME TO CABANA!
12-6-14-3

Female sublease at The Estates, available
now, lease ends on 07/31/07, close to UF,
1/1 in 3/3 $520 all included and furnished,
$500 rebate!! 954-557-4769
baezwpa@bellsouth.net 12-6-13-3


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Unfurnished 1BR/1BA in a 2BR/2BA apt.
sublease thru July 2007 in Oakbrook Walk
$525/mo. All utilities included W/D walk to
UF 352-428-2768. 12-6-16-3

COLLEGE PARK STUDIO APT.
2 min. walk to UF! Behind Swamp. Only
$605/mo. New appliances, carpeted, large
floorplan, pool/laundry. Avail. Dec. Call Chris
772-713-4788. 12-4-10-3

1BR/1BA in NW Gainesville. $400/mo. Pets
OK. Available end of December or beginning
of January through July 28th. Call Mike at
352-235-4827 12-6-11-3

ESTATES 2BR/2BA
Fully furnished. Utilities included. Jan-Aug.
$530/per room. DESPERATE! Call 407-497-
7068 or 321-356-3384 12-6-8-3

1 BR/1 BA in 4BR/4BA at Melrose Apts. Close
to UF on great bus rte. W/D, until, cable,
internet included. Furnished. $409/mo.
TinaMari@ufl.edu 305-546-0218 12-5-19-3

WALK TO CAMPUS 1BR in 3BR house.
$400/mo + utils, Avail 12/01/06. Parking,
fenced yard, extra den, wireless internet, can
have pets. Girls only. Call Katy @ 904-386-
6573. 12-6-9-3

1BR/1BA in HAWAIIAN VILLAGE $510/mo.
Lease thru July 07. Quiet complex close to
UF. Avail Dec 18th. Call Dave @ 954-873-
0660 12-6-8-3

Camelot Apts NW 34th & 2nd Ave. 5 mos
sublease [March-July] renew opt. 2BR/1BA.
Quiet landscaped yard. Free wireless. Mostly
grad students. Great parking. $710/mo.
Clubhouse, gym, pool. On bus rt. 222-3801
12-6-7-3

$420/mo BR & PRIVATE BATH
CAMPUS CLUBH!!!AII utils incl. Mature, clean
roommates. Well-furnished w/kegerator. Fun
& clean place. Avail spring. 321-695-4420
12-4-5-3
House: 3BR/3BA, all major appliances, fire-
place, A/C-heat, BBQ pit, yard, driveway! 1
mile from UF! $1600/mo. Call 786-255-6736
or email stefil3@ufl.edu. 12-5-5-3

WALK to campus/midtown 1 room in 5BR/
2BA house. $430/mo. All utils incl. HBO,
dvr, wi-fi. Spring semester 813-293-3221
12-6-6-3

409 NW 12th Street. 1BR availalbe in a 2BR/
2BA house. $375/mo. Available from Dec 1
thru July 30. Only 4 blocks from campus, 5
minute walk! Call 813-777-7903 12-6-6-3

2BR/2BA unfurnished apt in The Laurels. 8
months left in lease. $480/mo ea room. Call
863-412-0528 12-6-6-3


Sublease for spring 2007 at The Courtyards.
1 female roommate wanted. Furnished apt
with 3 clean & friendly roommates. All-inclu-
sive rent. Call Kim at 954-812-8020 or email
at g8torgal@ufl.edu. 12-6-6-3

$400/mo 1BR in 3BR/1.5BA house 2 blks
from law school Golfview. Wood fls, W/D,
DW, large living rm, great backyard, fire-
place, dining rm. Grad student roommates.
Avail Jan 1 Spring & Summer 904-392-7636
12-6-6-3

SUBLEASE 1BR/1BA
Sunrise Apts. $430/mo
All you need is $135 to move in.
Call Catherine 786-348-4236 or
Email catherine2727@yahoo.com 12-6-6-3

DEC FREE RENT! 1/1 in 4/4 Gainesville
Place. Unfurnished, W/D, private bath, all
-inclusive, tanning room. $465/mo. Call Sam
813-728-2593 leave message. 12-5-5-3


COLLEGE PARK APT
Private, spacious 1/1 avail Jan. <5 min walk
to UF campus. $589/mo. Pets ok. Call 813-
695-2459 12-6-20-3


WALK TO CAMPUS
House on 17th & 7th Ave N of Swamp.
Subleasing Sunroom $350/mo + 1/5 util.
Spacious, private access. Call 813-417-8450
jtowne@ufl.edu 12-6-5-3

3BR/2BA 1 mile from campus. Lease ends
August, 2007. Will pay for transfer fee. $817/
mo. Call 352-225-6333 12-6-5-3


U Subleases


Cabana Beach Sublease 1BR/1BA avail.
Dec 16 POOL VIEW/1st floor. $524/Mo
Furn apt, utilities included! Will pay security
deposit and 1st month's rent! Call 847-401-
3232 12-6-5-3

Share a 2/1.5 apartment in a community with
pool one mile from campus for only $300/
month. Call 954-494-4705 12-6-5-3

2BR/1BA apt. in historic home downtown.
Wood floors, central air, hi ceilings w/fans.
$790/mo + utilities. Optional furn/wash/dry.
352-378-7493 12-6-5-3

Walk to Midtown and Campus!!!
Perfect Spring and Summer Rental. Walk to
campus, midtown, 0-dome, and the Swamp
in seconds. Graduating in Dec. and the
apartment will be ready by the 20th of Dec.
1bd/1ba in a 2bd/2.5ba townhouse. Room
is large with a large private balcony, closet
and bathroom. Room is unfurnished, but the
downstairs will be furnished. Rent is $630
plus utilities. Call Carly @ 352-494-1032
12-6-5-3

1 BR/1BA Apt Jan 2007 $524/mo 2 blocks to
Shands/campus. DW, fitness center, pets ok
at Country Gardens Apts. Call Robyn 352-
283-0962 12-6-5-3

WALK TO UF 1BR/1BA apt. Avail $499/mo.
COLLEGE MANOR, water incl. Parking avail.
Contact Sarah 561-313-7718. Sublease
January -August'07. Pets ok!! 12-6-4-3

1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA
LEXINGTON CROSSING. Spring/summer
lease. $470/mo utils incl. Great roommates.
Big screen TV. Call 941-219-9099 12-6-4-3

SUBLEASE NOW!
Campus Lodge Spring 07. 1BR/1BA in 4BR/
4BA apt. Great UF roommates! Great pool.
Fully loaded $514/mo. Nick 786-253-7660
12-6-4-3

Sublease 2BR/2BA in BOARDWALK APTS
on SW 13th St. $765/mo thru 8/7/07. 386-
755-7541 12-6-4-3

Sublease in Campus Club Apts Jan. and
Aug. Rent FREE. Available ASAP. Bus Route
12. 1/1 in a 3/2. $400/month (negotiable) ALL
utilities included, Fully Furnished. Contact
Melissa: 786-281-7980 12-6-3-3

Walk to Campus and Swamp!
Mint 2BR/1 BA High Ceilings
Water/Trash included
Availalbe immediately $975/mo
Call 727-593-2670 12-6-3-3

FURNISHED room @ LaMancha. $325/mo
incl utilities/internet/cable. Close to UF. From
Jan to July 07. Female only. Call Yajing 352-
328-9502 1-16-10-3

Female sublease at the Estates available
Jan 1 lease ends 7/31/07. Close to UF.
1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA. $539 all included &
furnished. $500 REBATE. Call 407-620-2864
or Iludwig@cfl.rr.com 12-6-3-3

POINT WEST 1BR/1BA 750 sq ft apt from
Jan 2007 or sooner $550/mo, walk to law
school & shopping, cats ok Call Aaron
352-514-1314 or ajkingsb@alumni.sfu.ca
12-6-3-3

Sublease for spring/summer in Lexington
Crossings. Great room at affordable price.
1BR/1BA w/utils/internet/etc. $475/mo near
Archer/34th Can make deal. 813-391-5520
12-6-3-3

Spacious 2BR/1.5BA townhouse. End unit
in Casablanca EAst (near Shands/UF) for
sublease avail: 1/5/07 7/31/07 $725/month
NEGOTIABLE 352-262-5932 12-6-3-3


SRoommates


Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
12-6-72-4

Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm with all ameni-
ties. Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 12-6-72-4


SUjl Roommates


FEMALE ROOMMATES WANTED for four
bedroom furnished pool house. $450/mo +
utils. 1 mile from campus on bus route. Non-
smoker. No Dogs. Avail immediately. Call
954-899-7197 1-18-45-4

Roommate in newly renovated 3/2 house,
huge room, fully furnished, all appliances,
cable/HBO & fast internet included. Quiet
location 1 mi from UF. $500/mo + GRU. Call
Nadav at 305-606-1221 12-6-28-4

Seeking Roommate for Prvt Mstr Br&Bth
in 3Br/2Bth 2500sqft home w/2 car garage
close to UF in quiet neighborhood. $450/m;
$400Dpst NO PETS call 352-316-5343
LEAVE MSG 12-6-23-4

FEMALE ROOMMATES NEEDED
(3) for 4/2.5 new townhouse, 10 min from
UF by car or bus, all included $400 954-557-
4769/baezwpa@bellsouth.net. 12-6-20-4

ROOM IN NICE DUCKPOND HOUSE
Kind environment for honest, responsible
person. $360/mo + 1/3 utils. Enjoyment of
gardening, art, or music a plus. Bike to down-
town or campus. 374-7038 12-6-19-4

SHORT TERM OK. Grad or porfessional for
vegetarian household. BR & private BA in
lovely home. Convenient central Gainesville
location. $450 + 1/2 utils. 352-328-7474.
1-9-20-4

Female non-smoker, 1 unfurnished BR avail
in furnished 3BR/2BA house. Avail for spring.
12 miles from UF, 5 minutes from SFCC. No
pets. $400/mo incl util, cable, wireless inter-
net. Quiet area. 352;206-0543 12-6-17-4

1BR/1BA for rent in ROCKWOOD VILLAS
Condo. Available for the Spring 2007 se-
mester. $450/month + half utilities. Contact
727-742-9083 12-6-17-4

ROOMS $250-$300.
UF Close. Great student roommates, W/D,
DSL, easy park, easy move-in, lease. 371-
9409 12-6-15-4

3BR/2BA fully furnished house, prefer a fe-
male roommate. SW neighborhood. 10 min
to UF. Pool, satellite, interest, Good for grad
students. $425/mo, Incl utils. Avail Jan. 772-
201-9933 12-6-14-4
3.

Private locked rooms max cable col tv. on
bus rt. 2 rooms $85, $90 per/week. Close
to 3 labor pools. Call 376-0384 for apt &
all info (no comp + no long dist ph response)
12-6-14-4

MASTER BEDROOM/MASTER BATH
Available in a 2BR/2BA. For one female
roommate $400/month + util. Available
ASAP. Located at Brandywine on Archer Rd.
E-mail yttek@hotmail.Com or 305-332-6566
12-6-13-4

Male or female to share 2BR/1BA.
Cute house on two wooded acres 2 miles
from UF & Shands $350/MO 378-0207
12-6-14-4

Male roommate to share 3BR/2BA house off
34th & University. $446/mo + 1/3 of utilities.
Call 560-0611 12-6-12-4

FEMALE WANTED IN JANUARY 1 BR/ BA
in 4/4 condo $425 incl utilities, cable,
internet. W/D, pool, bus 20. Furn Ivldin, 3
nice F, no pets. Cell 954-802-1776 or text
mssg. 12-6-12-4

ROOMS $485. 1 BLOCK FROM UF
Large house furnished with W/D facili-
ties. Util, cable, wifi incl. NS, no pets, 1 yr
lease, Sec Dep. Contact 904-513-1431 or
gvll32601@gmail.com 12-6-11-4

Female roommate. Great deal. poolside Own
BR/BA in 4/4. W/D, cbl inet, close to UF, bus
rts 35 & 9, furn. Avail mid-Dec. $438'incl utils.
Vanessa 786-863-2454, home 386-676-
9703, nukkenl@aol.com, vmal08@ufl.edu.
12-6-10-4

Female roommate wanted for Lexington
Crossing. 3BR/3BA apt. $480/mo $300
cash upfront w/signing. Bus routes 9 & 34.
Call Karen 352-226-4966 12-6-10-4


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Female roommate wanted for 3 nice girls.
4BR/4BA apartment close to campus. $489/
mo Everything included. Available immedi-
ately! Call 610-331-6478 12-6-9-4

MOVE IN NOW!!!
Female roommate. Release $499/mo all
included. Furnished 1BR/1BA. Call Jessica
305-510-1474. 12-6-9-4

Roommate needed for 4BR/4BA condo near
campus on bus rte #8. $350/mo + utils No
pets/smokers. Serious female student pre-
ferred. Tennis, pool. Email. arp265@nyu.edu.
12-6-8-4"

QUIET ROOM AVAILABLE 12/1/06
$500/mo., No smokers, no pets. 352-373-
8545 12-6-8-4

Female roommates wanted NW Gainesville
1 mile from UF. Fully furnished 4BR house.
Quiet environmnet. No pets, NS. $475/mo +
shared utilities. Call 352-563-0441 12-6-8-4

Roommate needed for 3/3 twnhse in gated
comm. Lg BR w/pvt BA & walk-in closet. New
appliances, carpet & paint. All amenities &
utils incl. 24hr gym, pool, Bball, HS internet,
cable wHBO/SHO 954-483-4597 12-6-8-4

NW area Master BR/priv BA in spacoius
3/2 house, CH/A, DW, W/D. $460 + share
elec/gas. GATOR Rec rm, Privacy fence.
Great for grad or prof. Non-smoker, no pets,
off 13th St/39th Ave. Avail now 352-328-6252
12-6-7-4

2/1.5 nice Casablanca East townhouse
needs NS female. No pets please. $350/
mo + 1/2 utils. Negotiable move-in date.
jenni88@ufl.edu 562-1901 12-6-7-4

1/1 in 2/2 Looking Glass Apts. Steps
from campus! Avail Jan-Aug. $550/mo.
Roommate is female UF student, looking for
same. 305-496-8710 12-6-6-4

Looking for quiet NS, F, mature student
to share a roomy 2BR/1.25BA in Picadilly
Apts for spring 07 or longer. $330/mo, cable,
internet/TV & elec is $100. Great location
for bus & Butler Plaza. BR unfurn. 283-1985
12-6-6-4

Female roommate needed for 2BR/2BA furn
townhouse. Next to pool Close to Oaks Mall.
$500/mo incl cable, internet, & utils up to
$100. Call 386-795-4360 12-6-6-4

1BR/1BA available in a newly renovated
2BR/2BA Gated community, pool, rac-
quetball court, W/D, cable, internet, non-
smoker preferred. $480/mo incl every-
thing. Call 561-809-0892 12-6-6-4

Share 2BR/2BA Treehouse Village condo 3
mi from UF w/Christian student. Pvt BR &
BA. All common areas shared. Price incis
all utils, cable & DSL. $440/mo. Avail 1/1/07.
hellman4613@verizon.net or 813-917-4365
12-6-6-4

'Large comfortable home walking distance
to UF. Grad level female student desired for
roommate. No pets, no smoking. Month-to-
month lease available. $500/mo all utils incl.
Call 352-283-6820 12-6-6-4

2 female roommates needed to share
expenses. Marchwood complex. 2-story
3BR/2BA townhouse. Pool. 561-351-3956
12-6-5-4

Large 2BR 2BA townhouse w/study + back-
yard + patio + pool + gym. LAKEWOOD
VILLAS. Furnished living area, W/D, Pets
welcomed! $400 + 1/3 electric includes wa-
ter, cable, high-speed Internet. NO security
deposit! Available immediately, will hold for
January. 352-213-2833. 12-6-5-4

One-two non-smoking female roommates
wanted for a 3BR/2BA house in Sorrento.
Spring '8 only. $330/mo everything inci.
Wireless i-net, cable, clubhouse & furn rms.
Call 561-843-1886 or masayume@ufl.edu
12-6-5-4

Female roommate for 3/2 with DW, W/D.
Approx 3 mi N of UF $450/mo utils incl. 352-
207-6430 12-6-4-4

Responsible female roommate wanted, non-
smoker, 2BR/2.5BA townhouse, incl W/D,
electric, water, cable, hi-speed internet, on
bus route, 2 miles from UF $475/mo. Call
904-703-7262 12-6-4-4


WANTED: Clean female to share fully furn
really nice 2BR/2BA 14x70 mobile home with
male on Archer Rd. 4 mi from UF. Pool, cent
H/AC, W/D, cable & phone. No pets, rent
$300 + utils. 352-281-1415 12-6-4-4

Roommate needed to share nice 4BR/2.5BA
home in NW, 1.5 miles to UF. $450/mo incl
all utilities, cable TV, wireless internet. Avail
12/15. Call 284-0771 12-6-3-4

2 rooms in 4/2 quiet family neighborhood.
1 blk from UF; 10 min to UF. All utils incl.
$465/mo. Fully furn. W/D, huge kitchen &
backyard. Non-smoker, females only. 954-
803-4346, 352-372-1890 12-6-3-4

Sublease at Homestead Apts. Move in now!
1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA. $375/mo. Lease ends
Aug/07. December rent already paid!!! Call
John at 407-257-2030 1-9-5-4

Live downtown Share 3BR/3BA lux condo.
No pets, pref grad student. Please be ma-
ture, open-minded, clean. Excellent location.
Avail Dec 21st. $595/mo + 1/3 util. Scott 262-
7899 12-6-3-4

Room Available. Next to sorority row! Walk
to class. 4BR/2BA $375/mo + 1/4 utils. Large
property with private yards. Call 321-604-
1114 12-6-3-4


iII Real Estate


Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDS! Reach over 24,000 possible
buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over
the phone. Please Call 373-Find

Quad-, Tri-, or Duplex w/pvt parking, extra
land, 60 sec walk to UF. Exc cond. House
3/4BR, 2BA, wd firs, covered prch, concrete
patio, garage/work-shop. Pvt Owner. 352-
538-2181 Iv mssg 12-6-72-5

PRE-CONSTRUCTION, NEW, & EXISTING
CONDOS & HOUSES FOR SALE
NEAR UF AT AFFORDABLE PRICES.
SEARCH HERE OR RECEIVE A FREE
AND COMPLETE LIST VIA E-MAIL. Visit
www.mattpricerealtor.com or Call Today,
352-281-3551, Matt Price, Campus Realty.
12-6-72-5




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BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION 3
BLOCKS FROM UF. Classic New Orleans
appeal with state-of-the-art luxury.
20 units still available. Prices starting in the
Mid-$200's. Call Eric Wild at 870-9453
12-6-72-5







NEWLY RENOVATED 1 & 2 BR units start-
ing at $99,900 (as is at $86,900). Steps
from Shands, VA, Dental & more. $3,000
Closing Cost Credit w/Preferred Lenders.
Contact Tom Bellucci 352-538-6498 or Steve
Clark 352-328-831 at Coldwell Banker M.M.
Parrish Realtors 352-372-5375 for more in-
formation. 1-31-112-5


Magnolia Place: A peaceful, sophisticated
lifestyle. 1,2 & 3 bedroom luxury townhomes.
Within a gated community in the heart of NW
Gainesville. Bordered by wild wetlands and
nature preserve. Variety of floor plans & sizes
available priced from $159,700 to the low
$200,000's. Seller pays $12,000 in Closing
Costs, Upgrades and Bonuses! Contact
Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors at
352-372-5375 or at onsite sales office 352-
377-4977. Note: Promotion does expire,
contact onsite office for info 1-31-112-5


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Enjoy your own private patio in a Completely
Renovated 1, 2, or 3 bedroom Cazabella-
condo across 34th St from UF campus. Walk,
bike or bus to any part of campus within min-
utes. Prices starting in the low $100,000's.
For more info visit www.Cazabella.com
or contact Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish
Realtors (352-373-3583), Becky Cato (352-
665-0562) or Cindy Birk (352-871-2475).
1-31-112-5

Pre-Construction Pricing next to campus!
Oxford Terrace II -Walk to UF from a brand
new condo! www.oxfordterrace.com. Call
Eric Leightman with Action Real Estate
352-219-2879 12-6-72-5

Duckpond Condo Spacious and to-
ally updated. 3BR/1.5BA, 1CG, balconies
with great views, $219,900. Mitchell Realty
Services, Inc. 352-231-3444, ext. 1.
12-6-72-5

NEW CONSTRUCTION
Luxury 2BR/2.5BA townhome. Close to
UF. Ready NOW. Call Matt Price, Campus
Realty. 352-281-3551 12-6-75-5

1 mi to UF. 3BR/2BA home. Completely reno-
vated. Custom kitchen cabinets w/stainless
steel appliances. New tile in kitchen & baths.
New carpet in separate living rm & family rm.
Must see! 1617 NW 10th Terr. $239,900.
352-538-7879 12-4-20-5

LIKE NEW CONDOMINIUM IN
CRICKET CLUB on Tower Road.
One bedroom, one and half baths.
Five miles from UF. $117,500.
Call Robb at Dawn Realty 352-339-5595.
12-4-11-5

FOR SALE BY OWNER. Reduced to
$214,900. WALNUT CREEK on NW 39th
Ave. 1 mile west of Hwy 441 & 3 miles north
of UF. 3/2 perfect condition, 2 years new,
over 1500 sq. ft. Luxury master suite with
two walk-in closets, 2 sinks, large shower
stall and bath tub with whirpool jets. Flooring
is laminate and carpet except for tile in both
baths. 2 car garage & maintenance free
fenced yard. CONVERT part of your RENT
MONEY into EQUITY. Available immediately.
Call Harold at (352) 373-2207 to see. 12-
6-9-5

3 MI FROM UF
Condominium For Sale- Creekside Villas.
1BR/1BA. Fireplace, tile firs., laundry rm,
new stainless appliances., creek view.
$95,000. Call 352-505-4086. 12-6-9-5

1BR/1BA condo, 2 miles from UF in very
quiet attractive NW area. New floors, utility
room with W/D. $79,000. Call 386-462-3066
1-22-16-5

$185,000 3/2 + garage in Springtree. Close to
schools, new floors, fenced yard, fruit trees.
'Contact Owner/Realtor dmoccia@cox.net,
262-3264; Realtors Welcome. 1-8-6-5

FOR SALE BY OWNER
Lovely 3BR/2BA in historical Black Pines
neighborhood 224 NW 28th St. Approx 2000
sq ft. Large fenced yard, gerat floor plan.
Listed $329,850. 379-0619. leave message
12-6-4-5

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BED QUEEN $100 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 12-6-72-6

BED FULL SIZE $75 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 12-6-72-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $350
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. 352-372-
7490 12-6-72-6

BED KING $170 PILLOWTOP
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in
plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588 Can
deliver. 12-6-72-6

CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-333-7516

Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
12-6-72-6

BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail cost. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500,must sell, sacrifice $1400
(352) 372-7490 12-6-72-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
12-6-72-6

DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 12-
6-72-6

FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899

DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 12-6-72-6

BED -$100 NEVER USED Full size
orthopedic pillow-top set. Still in plastic
w/warranty. Can Deliver. (352)264-9799

BED $195 All New Kingl 3pc. Orthopedic
Pillow-top mattress set. Never used at all.
Still in plastic, with warranty. Can Deliver
376-1600

BED $75 for Mattress Set. Brand New,
Still in plastic never slept on! Can deliver
if you need. Call 494-7789
12-6-72-6

Bed All New Queen orthopedic pillow-top
mattress & box set. Still in plastic with war-
ranty. Can Deliver. $130 (352) 264-9799
12-6-72-6

Bed $100 All New Full size orthopedic mat-
tress set. Brand new, still in plastic, w/ war-
ranty. Can Deliver.352-376-1600 12-6-72-6

BEDROOM SET $395 BRAND NEW! Still
in boxes! HB, 2NS, Dresser, Mirror...chest
avail. Must see to appreciate! Can Deliver
352-264-9799 12-6-72-6

Dinette Set $125 Brand New 5 pc set in
box, never used! Can Deliver 494-7789

Sofa $225 BRAND NEWI MICROFIBERI
Still in package! Will sell with loveseat $395
for set! Can Del. 376-1600

FUTON-$80- BRAND NEW Futon mattress,
still in package! Sold with oak Futon, both for
$160. Can Deliver 352-494-7789
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Pool Table Gorgeous 8' All wood table.
Leather pockets; Italian 1" slate, carved
legs. Br. New still in crate. Cost $4,500. Sell
$1,350. Can Deliver. 264-9799 12-6-72-6

Hot Tub/Spa $1795.00 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cup-holders, 110v en-
ergy efficient with warranty. Free Delivery.
264-9799 12-6-72-6

**BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW*
"Full $80 Queen $100 King $170**
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
12-6-72-6

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$100 352-377-9846. 12-6-72-6

Bed-All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
12-6-72-6

BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-6-72-6

FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 12-6-72-6

Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
12-6-72-6

Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 12-6-72-6

Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $80 317-4031

Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516
12-6-72-6

BEDS FURNITURE FUTONS
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New Used 0 Buy Sell 12-6-72-6

BED SETS CLOSEOUTS
Sealed in plastic Twin sets $89. Full sets
$129. Queen sets $149. King sets $189. 352-
376-0953 or 352-378-6005 12-6-72-6

MEMORY FOAM- Same as Temperpedic
Save 50% & more. Other closeouts. Twin
sets $89. Full sets $129. Queen sets $149.
King sets $189. Student discounts apply.
4370 SW 20th Ave. 376-0953 We Deliver!
12-6-72-6


OBeds *Full mattress & boxspring sets $49
Queen sets $89 *Single sets$39 *King
sets $99 *from estate sale. 376-0939/378-
6005 Call-A-Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave.
12-6-72-6


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students in need with

free educational materials
and supplies!
I Donate items that you no longer
use: spiral notebooks, folders,
pencils, highlighters,, art supplies,
notebook paper and more!


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BEDS FUTONS FURNITURE
Quality furniture at reasonable prices.
Morrells Furniture Outlet,
140 NW 6th St. 352-378-3400
Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfurniture.com
12-6-72-6-

*ENTERTAINMENT CENTER large $50,
ODRESSER $35, Ofull size BED $50, *Self-
propelled LAWN MOWER $120, 0 DINING
TABLE & 4 nice CHAIRS $120. Call 335-
5326 12-6-26-6

LIVING ROOM SET includes: reclining
couch, love seat, 2 end tables, one lamp
& bookshelf. $250. Call 352-283-2990 12-
6-6-6

MOVING SALE! GREAT PRICES!
Dresser, entertainment center, large rug, 5
shelf unit, toaster oven. Contact Jenny @,
786-942-0258 or jaraneda@ufl.edu 12-6-
4-6

Queen platform bed $100; Leather loveseat
$75; Coffee/sofa/end tables stone base
glass top $150; 24" TV $20; Microwave $20;
White shelves/cabinet $20 ea. Misc items.
846-5835/407-760-5448. 12-6-3-6

SALE full mattress, bed and iron frame. All
for only'$125. 3-seater sofa only $50. TV
stand w/book rack. Only $25. All in good
condition. Call 352-318-8638 12-6-3-6

Friends don't let friends be driven home by
drunk drivers


8I Computers

CASH PAID For Laptops
Sales/Service 336-0075.
Power Supplies & Drives.
Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 12-6-72-7


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333-8404
Computer Help! Now!
4-25-144-7
Computer Help FastA+ Computer Geek
House/Dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
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ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 333-8404.
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Computer Solutions Inc
352-371-2230
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GATORNERD.COM
- Computer/laptop repair
- Virus, spyware, hardware
- Fix it for $44
- Home/dorm 352-219-2980 12-6-72-7

COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
12-6-72-7

GAINESVILLE COMPUTER REPAIR
Service On PC and MAC
SStudent Discount on Labor
Free Estimates
352-337-2500 12-6-72-7
LOW RATE COMPUTER SERVICE
Repair & Upgrade
Discount on Labor
Free Pickup & Delivery
352-373-2326
12-6-25-7

MAC USERS!
Put your class notes on your iPod!
www.tropic4.com
Try Top X Notes iPod today!
1-11-10-7
Printers/Scanners cheap & all work!
Lexmark 3735 $20,
Visioneer 8920 Scanner $40,
Microtek ScanMaker i320 $40.
Call 377-4217 12-6-3-7


II Electronics


I'VE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC!
Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a
replacement in the Alligator Classifieds!


01 Bicycles

In the market for a new set of wheels or just
looking to add a second to that collection?
Want personalized handlebars or a fitted
seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds
NEW& USED BIKES FOR SALE
WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
Best Prices in Town*
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
12-6-72-9


Il For Sale


AUCTION
Bankruptcy
Case # 06-10208GVL1
Child Care Resources, Inc.

Sat., Dec. 9th
3 locations Gainesville, FL

*Auction #1 -10 am
A.Turner Storage
1001 NW 53rd Ave.
16 Containers. Bulk Bid on
each. Office Equip & Furniture.

*Auction #2 12:00
605 NW 53rd Ave.
Units A9 &A7. Bulk Bid
per Offices & Rooms.
Approx 30+ Rms.

*Auction # 3 3:00
Security Mini Storage
4101 S. Main St.
Units 376 & 377. Full
of Kid's Toys & More.

Bulk Bid per unit.
See Website for photos.
Cash Only
No Buyer's Penalty
Auction Conducted by
AB#9 CliffShuler AU#14
Auctioneers & Liquidators
www.soldfor.com
12-4-1-10

PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 12-6-72-10


For Sale


*** CHEAP POOL TABLES ***
Gator Recreation Depot has 8' pool tables
with ball returns in stock now for only $599!
Available with red, green, or blue felt.
Includes accessory kit. Stop by today at
6921 NW 22nd St (SR 121) or call 376-6742
12-6-72-10

ANTHOLOGY
A book by Bob Brackin
includes "Gainesville Stories"
www.bobbrackin.com 12-6-67-10

UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS
are under way...bikes, computers, printers,
vehicles and more. All individuals interested
in bidding go to http://fa.ufl.edu/am/surplus/
online/ 12-6-31-10

* Water ski flippers w/mask $50.
" Craftsman 144 pc mechanical tool set $75.
332-0884 12-6-17-10

STUDENT SELLING DIAMOND STUD
EARRINGS & LOOSE SOLITARE
DIAMONDS.-Wholesale prices. Working for
international manufacturers. Call me at: 727-
417-3094 Ari 12-6-12-10

2 Technics 1200 M3D turntables and Gemini
Executioner Ten mixer. Very light useage.
$1500. 352-284-6281 or 352-493-0549 12-
6-6-10


m i Motorcycles, Mopeds)


49cc SCOOTER
Good condition. Graduating must sell. $850.
Call 352-262-1733 12-6-4-11


*l Autos


*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CARS
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 12-6-72-12

CARS -CARS Buy*SellSTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
12-6-72-12

****FAST CASH****
Clean. Running or Barely Running
CARS, TRUCKS
Buy, Sell or Trade 1992 & up only
Call Ray 352-284-8619
12-6-72-12

OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us


d ^ 12-6-72-12
Motorcycles, Mopeds
$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
** SCOOTERS ** HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS 12-6-71-12


Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
12-6-72-11

***SOLANO CYCLE***
Scooters from $699. Largest selection
KYMCO, Vento, Hyosung, Keen & many
others. Financing avail. 3550 SW 34th St.
338-8450 solanocycle.com 12-6-72-11

*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Providing excellent service and
new scooters at great prices!
1901 NW 67th Place, 336-1271
NEW website www.NS4L.com
12-6-72-11

***GatorMoto***
New '06 models now in stock! 1 yr warranties
included with extended warranties available.
Our staff has over 15 years of combined ex-
perience selling and servicing motor scoot-
ers. Stop by our state of the art facility today
at 6921 NW 22nd St.(SR 121) 376-6275
12-6-72-11

SCOOTER SERVICE
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW rates and
services on any scooter. Pickup/drop off
avail. $19.99 oil change and tune ups.
Call us! 336-1271 12-6-72-11

GatorMoto
Our UF Grad Mechanical Engineer can work
on any brand of scooter and we have some
of the lowest labor rates in town! Pickups
available and free estimates given for all
repairs! Stop by today at 6921 NW 22nd St
(SR121) 376-6275 12-6-72-11

SWAMP CYCLES
534 SW4th Ave. Largest Selection of
E-bikes, Scooters, Accessories and Morell
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
www.swampcycles.com
12-6-66-11

150 CC SCOOTER
Sporty Red, Black, & 'White. Brand new.
Never used. 2006 4 cycle. Disc Brakes. 65
mph. Starting @ $1400. Call 239-297-8996.
12-6-12-11

0000000* CASH PAID 000000**
For MOTORCYCLES OR SCOOTERS
Newer or Older Running or Not
Fast & Convenient Free Pick Up
Call today 352-441-0442
12-6-11-11

2004 VENTO R4i PHANTOM SCOOTER
150 cc, 4-stroke. Exc cond, up to 65 mph.
2,300 mi. Must sell ASAP! $1,500 OBO. Call
Bill @ 760-917-0056 12-6-5-11


BEST CARS 0 LOWEST PRICES
WE BUY CARS

www.39thaveimports.com
12-6-72-12

SUN CITY AUTO SALES
Buy Here. Pay Here
We finance anyone
No credit check
352-338-1999 12-6-72-12

SUN CITY AUTO SALES
0 down and up
2000 discount on any financed vehicle
30 day warranty on any financed vehicle
352-338-1999 12-6-72-12

90 Honda Accord $1999 352-338-1999
92 Cadillac $299
92 Honda Accord $1999
95 Dodge Neon $2999
93 Lincoln Continental $2999 12-6-72-12

93 Mercedes 300e $2999 352-338-1999
95 Dodge Intrepid $1999
95 Nissan Pathfinder $2999
90 Honda Accord $1999
98 Kia Sephia $1999 12-6-72-12

87 Volvo $2999 .352-338-1999
94 Chevy Blazer $1999
93 Plymouth Voyager $1999
97 Geo Metro $1299
96 Chevy Cavalier $2499 12-6-72-12

BAD CREDIT, NO CREDIT, DIVORCE -
NO PROBLEM. We finance & put you in the
car you want. Come to Gatormax at 12526
SW SR 45, Archer, FL 32618 or call us
at 352-495-9500 Visit www.gatormax.net
12-6-36-12

JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY!
*** FREE FREE FREE* FREESOO
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
CALL DON 215-7987 12-6-34-12

Looking for a newer car or truck? Call me,
Larry Brasington, 352-514-1876. I will help
you. Vehicles starting from $8995:..all me,
Larry Brasington, 352-514-1876. 1-11-20-
12

*HEADLINERS SAGGING?*
*Power Windows Don't Work?*
On site available Call Steve 352-226-1973
12-6-15-12


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16, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, DECEMBER 4,2006


Autos


) M Help Wanted Help Wanted


il Help Wanted Help Wanted


2001 HYUNDAI ELANTRA
Automatic, power doors & windows, 4 door,
maroon, CD player, 4 cylinder. Never been
in a wreck. 62,400 miles. $6500/0B0. Call
Taira 503-781-4599 12-4-10-12

GATORMAX
Used Cars Sale & trade
www.gatormax.net
See our inventory! 5-15-84-12

99 FORD CONTOUR SE
A/C, power steering, brakes & locks, airbags,
cruise control, auto trans, clean, runs great
$2750, 59k miles. Call Phillip @ 373-7977
12-6-6-12

02 GMC SONOMA SL
V6, power steering & brakes, airbags, cold A/
C, auto trans, runs & looks great $3500. 243k
miles. Call Phillip @ 373-7977 12-6-6-12

97 OLDS BRAVADA
V6, cold A/C,cruise cntrl, power steering,
windows & brakes, leather int, runs & looks
great. $4000, 143k mi. Call Phillip 373-7977
12-6-6-12

01 DODGE NEON SE
Cold A/C, power steering & brakes, auto
trans, looks & runs great, $3200, 160k miles.
Call Phillip @ 373-7977 12-6-6-12

99 FORD TAURUS
All Power, W/D, 115k highway miles. Please
call 246-2377 leave message. 12-6-6-12


*HI Wanted


THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
NEEDS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS
Transport patients to/from treatments
Must have valid driver's license,
safe driving record & attend training session.
Call 352-376-6866 ext 114 for more info.

On going volunteer needed: Blind lady need
trans on Sundays only to Mass @ Queen
of Peace Catholic Church or St. Augustine
Catholic Church. For more info. call 219-6948
I live in the Tower Rd. area 12-6-72-13

LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
* Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
* ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 4-25-
72-13

ASSISTANCE FOR BLIND LADY living in
the Tower Rd area. Need volunteer compan-
ions for EVENING WALKS and SATURDAY
MORNING TRIPS TO ANGEL GARDENS.
Prefer females. Please call 352-219-6948
12-6-72-13

VOLUNTEER YOUTH BASKETBALL
COACHES for the City of Gainesville youth
coed basketball and girls basketball leagues.
For info call Brian Shea 316-4757 12-4-
10-13


SHelp Wanted

This newspaper assumes no responsibil-
ity for injury or loss arising from contacts
made through advertising. We suggest that
any reader who responds to advertising use
caution and investigate the sincerity of the
advertiser before giving out personal infor-
mation or arranging meetings


LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
'Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving re-
cord, drug-free, pers ref. www.carrsmith.com
for details. 12-6-72-14

Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
train, PT to start with more hrs possible. Start
at $7.00/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
between 9-4 M-F. 12-6-72-14

CNA CLASS: $250! learn @ your own
time & pace. All you need to be a CNA
& pass the state exam is on VCR tape.
I have a 95% PASS RATE! check it out:
www.lapctatraining.com or 800-566-4913
12-6-72-14


Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start
work today! No sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedule! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now! 12-
6-72-14


EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
Best part-time job you'll ever have
NEW DONORS


the independent florida Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
mall atorj f DCI Biologicals 150 NW6th St
alligator 352-378-9204
Evening Newspaper Production 12-6-72-14
Applications are now being accepted for edi-
torial production at The Independent Florida VALET ATTEN DANTS
Alligator. Applicants should be available two FT and PT. Must be customer oriented & de-
to three nights a week between 6:00 pm and pendable. Call our jobline at 1-888-463-1954
1 am, Sunday through Thursday. Production ext 205.12-6-70-14
duties include layout and design. Experience
is preferred on software applications, Adobe
Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat. *** SOCCER COACHES***
A one-year commitment is expected. needed for GSA rec and camp youth teams.
Please include references and availability Experience required. License preferred for
on application, comp. For info:


All previous applicants are encouraged to.
reapply. Fill out application at the front desk
of the Alligator, .1105 W. University Ave.
between 9am and 4pm, M-F. Ask for the
production application. Equal Opportunity
Employer.
Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and IT needed for various positions.
Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/
employment 12-6-72-14
$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 12-
6-72-14

BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 12-6-72-14
SECRET SHOPPERS
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, Training Provided
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
12-6-72-14

GATORSNEEDJOBS.COM
We need Paid Survey Takers in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys.
12-6-72-14
GATOR DOMINOS
$10- 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.40 $7.40/Hour INSIDERS
$35K-$50K/year MANAGERS
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com
Or at any of the 6 locations. 12-6-72-14

$100 EACH NIGHT Guaranteed
13th St. or University Ave Domino's now hir-
ing 10 drivers. Closing drivers earn $100 to
$125 each night. Apply @ 3311 W;University.
377-4992. or 2106 SW 13th St. 373-2337
12-6-72-14

DELIVERY DRIVERS
Earn up to $12/hr. ALSO KITCHEN HELP
$6.50/hr. Call California Chicken Grill 378-
2442 12-6-72-14
GREAT PAY FOR THOSE WHO STAY Park
Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (fullday availability)
& line workers (AM 8:30-1 & PM 12-6 shifts
avail) 15-40hrs-your choice. Great work envi-
ronment. Apply in person. 7404 NW4th Blvd.
Across from Home Depot. No calls please
1-31-81-14
CASHII
Tired of sitting around w/out it? Sit here &
make it! UF FLORIDA REPDIALS seeks UF
students to raise funds. Earn up to $8.00/hr
with a FLEXIBLE schedule. Apply at 105
NW 16th St 4th floor. Academic Classroom
Building 105, or call 392-7754 for more info.
12-6-72-14

WANTED: GOOD EARS
for participation in a hearing study. Please
call 352-392-0601 ext 380. 12-6-72-14

POLITICAL CALL CENTER
Phone reps needed ASAP for Political
Campaigns. Base hourly rate + bonus.
371-5888 ext. 111 or 4112 NW 22nd Dr.
12-6-72-14


coniact@ggainesvillesoccer.org or 379-5979
12-6-68-14

Earn $800-$3200 a month
to drive brand new cars with ads placed on
them. www.AdCarKey.com 12-6-48-14

PIZZA HUT-Now Hiring
DRIVERS & COOKS, Part time/Full time.
5004 NW 34th St. 352-373-7733 12-6-
30-14

PARADIGM PROPERTIES
Leasing Consultant, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
EOE, DFWP
352-375-2152 X301
www.teamparadigm.com
12-6-30-14

SEARS OAKS MALL
Now hiring sales & stock positions. See store
for inquires. May apply online. AA/EOE 12-
6-25-14

Finance co. seeks FTAdminAsst. Long term,
bilingual pref. Ph skills, cust svc & comp exp
a must. Salary + bonuses. Fax resume to
352-378-4156 12-6-25-14

G8RBAY.com
*Get Paid & Have Fun *Flexible Hours &
Competitive $ *Sales Experience Required
OeBay Experience a plus *Resume To
g8rbay@bellsouth.net 1-17-30-14

GATORMONEY.COM
Don't deliver pizzas. Earn good money with
a job that you can do from almost anywhere.
Also, FREE $50 gift cards, grant-finding re-
sources, and more. 12-4-20-14

Spend your summer in a lakefront cabin in
Maine. If you're looking to spend this sum-
mer outdoors, have fun while you work, and
make lifelong friends, then look no further.
Camp Mataponi, a residential girls camp
in Maine, has male/female summertime
openings for Land Sports, Waterfront (small
crafts, skiing, life guarding, WSI, boat driv-
ers), Ropes Course, Tennis, H.B. Riding,
Arts & Crafts, Theater, Cooking, Gymnastics,
Dance, Videography, Group Leaders &
more. Top salaries. plus room/board &
travel provided. ON CAMPUS INTERVIEWS
WILL BE CONDUCTED. Call us today t611
.free at 1-888-684-2267 or apply online at
www.campmataponi.com. 12-4-20-14


$101HOUR + BONUS
Mortgage lender has immediate openings for
college students for telephone sales posi-
tions. No exp required. Flex hours. Apply in
person between 3 & 6pm, Mon-Fri 1900 SW
34th St. Ste 206 (2nd fir above credit union)
12-6-15-14


HOLIDAY HELP NEEDED
Flexible hours. $7.50 to $9.00/hr. HEAVENLY
HAM MARKET CAFE 3832 Newberry Road.
12-6-14-14

BARN HELP EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
Cleaning stalls & feeding, mornings orweek-
ends @ hunter jumper/crosscountry farm. 20
minutes from UF. Will trade for lessons. Call
359-4149 12-6-14-14

Like $$? Like basketball? Earn money of-
ficiating youth league basketball games.
Referees needed for the City of Gainesville
youth basketball league. For info call Brian
Shea 316-4757 12-4-10-14

SUMMER JOBS starting at $220.00 per
week with room and board included. Work at
one of the University of Florida's four recre-
ational overnight camps located throughout
the state. Staff have no cabin responsibilities
and most weekends off. University of Florida
4-H Summer Staff are involved in teaching
canoeing, team sports, arts/crafts, swimming
and environmental education. We're looking
for ENERGETIC, CREATIVE, & MATURE
persons to help lead these youth at these
facilities. Apply online at www.Florida4h.org
and click on 4-H Camps. EOE/AA 12-6-
12-14

Now Hiring for Spring Rush
Orange and Blue Textbooks is now taking
applications for Spring Textbook Rush. Good
people skills and register experience a plus.
Applications available at store, located at
309 NW 13th Street, across the street from
Krispy Kreme Donuts. 12-6-12-14

Small medical software company seeks
energetic, business-minded individual to
manage sales, training & customer service.
Healthcare background preferred. F/T. See
www.medianerds.com 12-6-10-14

P/T, Entry level Web Programmers
Needed for small web company in Gville.
Strong computer skills & proficiency in hand-
coded HTML (no generators). Graphics expe-
rience is a plus. See www.medianerds.com
12-6-10-14

SUBWAY OAKS MALL
HAPPY, ENERGETIC, FAST, RELIABLE
HONEST PEOPLE. NO HOT GREASY
FRIES, NO GREASE TRAPS. CALL 305-
773-3592 12-6-9-14


NANNY
M-W afternoons, Tue all day 1 child. More
JOBS $ in Jan. APPLY NOW! Call Lisa at
NANPA 376-5008 12-6-9-14


NANNY NEEDED
7-9AM and 12:30 to 6PM. 1-2 kids $8/$10
nl is nas t nark all I iaa at Nnah'e Ark '76R.


Bento Cafe Hiring! 5008 12-6-914
Sushi chefs & front staff for both locations.
Apply: Royal Park Theatre location. Exp pref ANOTHER NANNY

12:30 to 6PM 2 kids $10/hr plus $20 for gas.
A-DnAN CF. FR hln nl ,,D Call Lisa at Noah's Ark 376-5008 12-6-9-14


Pirvate dance co. Great for students. Great
pay, fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start
today! 378-3312 12-6-16-14

I Lost 40 Ibs in 2 months!
Free Sample Package
WNYDiets.com 1-11-20-14

GREEN SPARROW
CHINESE RESTAURANT 352-871-5771
Delivery Drivers, Sushi Chefs and Cashiers.
Apply in person 5pm-9pm 5141 SW 91 Way
12-6-16-14


PART-TIME RECEPTIONIST needed im-
mediately. Answer multi-line phone, greet
visitors, schedule appointments, filing, and
additional duties to be assigned. Must be
willing to work out class schedule with other
part-time receptionist to ensure coverage
of office from 8am to 4:30pm M-F. Must be
willing to work during University breaks. 20
hours per week. Must be at senior standing
and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. PC skills and
knowledge of basic office equipment helpful.
Email resume to tracy.hicks@cba.ufl.edu
or fax to Tracy Hicks at 392-7962. Salary:
$9.00/hour. 12-5-7-14

PT Work for FT Pay New Company Seeks:
*Daytime B2B Sales *Evening Sales Reps
*Mgmnt Candidates
Paid Training, Paid Weekly, Flexible
Schedule. Leave Message @ 352-377-2573
12-6-8-14

Distribution Drivers Wanted Distribute
magazines around town and to UF dorms
and Greeks. Job takes 20-30 hours a month,
spread over two 4-day periods. Can be
worked around school schedule or other
job. Must be very dependable and have a
dependable car. $10 per hour. Email:
info@insitegainesville.com 12-6-7-14

Gainesvile company seeks Web/Java
Programmer to add web interface to existing
software system and help maintain/extend
current Java code base. Email resume to:
kbirkett@icudata.com 12-6-6-14

CALICO JACKS
Now hiring for all kitchen positions. Apply in
person 3501 SW2ndAve. 12-5-5-14

Seeking recent grads/current students in
Psy, Sp. Ed., or other related field to work
with autistic children and adults. $10/hr.
Please contact Mark at 332-8588 for more
info. 12-6-6-14

WAITPERSON FT & PT
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Japanese Steak House. 1624 SW 13th St.
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Bring the talent! 12-6-9-14

PROGRAMMER WANTED Reqs, Java,
PHP, SQL & a BS. December grads wel-
come to apply TOP PAY! Email resume to
career@radassociates.us. Visit www.radiolo
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LIFEGUARD WANTED
@ 300 Club. Current Lifeguard & CPR
Certification required. Call 378-2898 ext. 4
12-6-6-14

$1500-$2000/Month
Advertising Account Executive
Selling Magazine Advertising
$40K to $70K potential.
sdavis@lesterpublications.com
12-6-5-14

FULL TIME LEGAL ASSISTANT
Position available. Need at least 2 year com-
mitment. Fax resume to 352-335-2272 Attn:
Lynn 12-6-5-14

PARAMOUNT RESORT
Now hiring BANQUET STAFF &
RESTAURANT STAFF. All shifts. Apply in
person SW 13th St. or call Justin 352-240-
0159 12-6-5-14

TGI FRIDAYS
Now hiring ALL POSITIONS
Apply in person 3598 SW Archer Rd. Mon
- Thurs between 2 & 4pm. or anytime online
at: Fridays.com. Holiday availability required.
12-6-5-14

ATTENTION EDUCATION GRADUATE
STUDENTS: Tutor needed in our SW home
for 8th gr. boy starting in January 2007.
Organizational skills a must and knowledge
of Latin preferable. Please forward resume to
FISHOUT2@AOL.COM 12-6-5-14

Medical assistant for busy dermatology of-
fice. Ideal position for health-related major.
PT >20 hrs/week, possible full-time. 1 yr or
greater commitment. Experience desired but
willing to train motivated person. Fax resume
to 352-332-2966 12-6-5-14


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Front office assistant for Dermatology office.
Patient check in and out, make appoint-
ments, and other office duties. Experience
preferred but will train motivated individual.
Prefer two year commitment. FT (M-F, 8-5)
or PT minimum 28 hrs/wk. Fax resume to
352-332-2966 12-6-5-14

HoneyBaked Ham Co.-accepting apps for
holiday work. Positions: Sales Counter,
Cashiers, Production Assoc & Sandwich
Prep. Apply at 618 NW 60th St 1 blk E of
Mall behind McDonalds. 352-331-1253 12-
6-5-14

Sales/Leasing Specialist Part-time and Full-
time professional sales positions in local
management co. Fax resume, cover letter
& avail schedule to 352-376-6269 or email
hr@trimarkproperties.com 12-6-5-14

YMCA EMPLOYMENT
We are currently seeking dedicated, ener-
getic, people-oriented individuals to fill the
following positions:
* After school counselors
(Gainesville, Lake City)
* After school/Winter Break Bus Drivers
(Gainesville, Lake City)
* Gymnastics Counselors (Gainesville)
* Basketball Referees/Scorekeepers
(Gainesville)
* Soccer Referees
Apply in person to Northwood YMCA, 5201
NW 34th Street, 352-374-9622. EOE DFWP
12-6-5-14

TEACHERS NEEDED
Imagine Learning Center 371-5450
Taking applications from reliable, creative
individuals who enjoy working with children.
12-6-5-14


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EARN $600-$3000
DISTRIBUTING STOCKING STUFFERS
DURING CHRISTMAS BREAK
WHILE VISITING FAMILY.
www.phoenix-rationale.com/student.htm.
12-6-4-14

STUDENT OF ANY MAJOR: Looking for
energetic Business-oriented individuals to
work in sales. Flexible part-time schedules.
Call 352-338-8331 or send resumes to
myjob@bellsouth.net 12-6-4-14

PT DRIVING VEHICLES $8/HR
Must have good driving record. Call 352-373-
7535 12-6-4-14

HANDYMAN NEEDED
for odd jobs & yard work. 10-20 hrs/wk,
flexible work schedule, some experience
required, $10/hr. 379-0619, leave message.
12-6-4-14

MOTHER'S HELPER NEEDED
for househood chores & child care. $8/hr to
start 10 hrs/wk. 379-0619 leave message,
12-6-4-14

COMPUTER DATA ENTRY CLERK
30-40 hrs per week. $8/hr. Call 352-373-
7535 12-6-4-14

STUDYING ABROAD?
Cafe Abroad is seeking talented writers and
motivated managers. Check cafeabroad.com
for details. 12-6-4-14

CASHIER/CUSTOMER SERVICE
All shifts 10-2, 2-6 & weekend. Call Krystal @
Ada's 226-2198 12-6-4-14

The Florida Book Store is hiring temporary
cashiers for Buyback, Winter Break, and the
Spring Rush. Applicants with previous ca-
shiering experience are preferred. All appli-
cants MUST be available during finals week
and winter break. Apply in person at 1614
W. University Avenue, ask an employee for
an application. Equal Opportunity Employer.
12-6-4-14

Seeking energetic people to work with our
company and grow with us. We are seeking
LPN for pm and respite workers, homemak-
ers, home health aides, and CNA. We are
also -seeking management skilled person
for office. If you are dependable honest
hard-working, call 352-692-2899 or 352-318-
3462. Thank you. 12-6-4-14

Exactech, Inc

Receptionist is needed to answer phones
and greet/assist visitors. This position will
work with all departments to provide effective
communication and support the goals and
objectives of the reception team. Must have
excellent communication, interpersonal,
organizational, and problem solving skills.
Please send cover letter, resume, and salary
history to human.resources@exac.com: Visit
our website at www.exac.com for a complete
job description. 12-5-2-14

TUTOR POSITIONS
The UF Teaching Center is accepting- appli-
cations for Biology, Chemistry, Engineering,
Math & Physics tutors. Call 392-2010 or
apply online at www.teachingcenter.ufl.edu
12-6-3-14

Nanny/PT Helper: Parents of 2 boys (3 &
5) looking for help. Main need is child care
but help with house cleaning & errands
for 20 hrs per wk, starting Jan 2. Pay is a
competitive $8.50 per hr + expenses. Email
- kfpsam@yahoo.com for more information.
12-6-3-14

HOLIDAY SITTER: Family needs sitter
during holiday for 2 boys (3 & 5): 12/18-
12/21 & 12/27-12/29: 8:30am to 2pm. Pay
is $8.50 per hr Email: kfpsam@yahoo.com
12-6-3-14

REAL ESTATE INTERN
Earn credit hours. Flex hrs. Call Matt Price
352-281-3551 12-6-3-14


LUCRATIVE INTERNET BUSINESS. Free
* to join. No selling. Thousands $$$ monthly
possible. Computer necessary. Call for more
S info: 877-587-9364 1-9-5-14


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IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
www.carrsmith.com 12-6-72-15
HYPNOTIST-Stop smoking. Improve mem-
ory & concentration. Eliminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Learn self-hypnosis.
Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH,
NGH certified 379-1079. 12-6-72-15

** BELLY DANCE **
Ethnic Dance Expressions Studio
For Fun & Fitness 384-9200
www.ethnicdanceexpressions.com
12-6-72-15
EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250'
x 160' riding ring, round pen & jump pad-
dock. Lessons, 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19
separate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-
3175 everglade-eqestrian.com 12-6-72-15
Want to'be a CNA? Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services can get you certi-
fied under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos.
Day/eve classes avail. Next class 10/9/06.
Class sizes limited. 338-1193 for details.
12-6-72-15
PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
339-2199
12-6-72-15

TLC HORSEBOARD
All facilities & amenities: quality instruc-
tion. 15 min from UF. Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Center. 12-6-72-15

* SLEEPY HOLLOW HORSE FARM
* Boarding $275/mo 9 Lessons/English 0
Alachua County's oldest & finest horse farm.
466-4060 12-6-72-15

***ECLIPSE SALON & BOUTIQUE***
Specializing in African-American hair.
Relaxers, color, cuts, weave, twist & more.
Healthy hair specialist. Call Tamesha or Pat
377-0026 or 514-3086. 5 SE 12th St.
12-6-85-15

IMMIGRATION LAW
Marriage Visas Employment Visas -
Naturalization. Richard Ruth, Esq.
352-335-6748 www.ruthlaw.com 12-6-72-15
EXPERT PROOFREADING AND EDITING
for your thesis, dissertation, or term paper.
Prompt, high-quality service. Just $2/page.
www.proofpositivepapers.com 12-6-44-15

HORSE BOARDING & LEASING
Certified instructor, dressage/jump arenas.
Newberry 352-472-3622 12-6-20-15

www.TutorGator.com
Search tutors for all UF & Santa Fe courses
for free! Finals are close: Request help for
exam reviews, problem solving sessions.
12-6-14-15

GRANT WRITING
Preparation, Formatting, Editing
Very Successful and Affordable
10 Years Experience 352-231-2606 12-6-
3-15


1 Health Services

ANONYMOUS
HIV ANTIBODY TESTING
Alachua County Health Dept. Call
334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee)

All Women's Health Center
ABORTION
Free Pregnancy Test
RU-486 Available
378-9191
www.abortiongainesville.com
12-6-72-16
UNPLANNED PREGNANCY? Confidential,
compassionate adoption advice. Expenses
paid if needed. Choose life! www.america
nkidzadoption.com FL lic. # 1105-002-000
(727) 823-1537 or toll free (866) 525-3057
12-6-72-16


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THE TRUE YOU!
Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks
Only $119!
Gain muscle while you lose fat
Groups forming now. 339-2199
12-6-72-16
ABORTION/ABORTION BY PILL (RU-486)
IV Sedation, Student Discount
Well Woman Care & Birth Control
Bread & Roses Women's Health Center
352-372-1664 www.breadroses.com
12-6-63-16

ACUPUNCTURE
Back Pain 0 Stress/Anxiety Infertility
Migranes 0 Sleep Disorders 0 Any Pain
StatelFed, BCBS Ins & Auto PIPAccepted
CLOSE TO UF *
Cyndi Beale 222-2202 Ceal Jones 379-9739
12-6-25-16
There will be a meeting for
SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE
Those who have lost a loved one to suicide
Wed, Dec 6th & 20th from 6:30-9:30 pm at
The Alachua County Crisis Center at
218 SE 24th Street, Gainesville, Florida.
Call 264-6789 if you have any questions
12-6-5-16


0 1 Typing Services

Your roommate hasn't done the dishes in
How long?l Find a better dishwasher in the
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ANONYMOUS
HIV ANTIBODY TESTING
Alachua County Health Dept. Call
334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee)
GUNS! GUNS! GUNS!
1800 Gun Inventory
Over 500 handguns in stock
Buy, Sell, Trade or Repair.
Reloading Supplies 466-3340
Harry Beckwith, Gun Dealer
8mi. South of G'ville on 441
12-6-72-18 .
FLASHBACKS PAYS CASH FOR CLOTHES.
We buy 10-5, M-Sat. Open to shop til 6. WE
ALSO BUY HOUSEHOLD ITEM. 211 WUniv
Ave 375-3752. 12-6-72-18

VEGETARIAN?
Try BOOK LOVER'S CAFE
Inside Books, Inc. 505 NW 13 St.
10-9 384-0090
12-6-72-18

*Family Chiropractic*
Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F.
373-7070
12-6-72-18
SAVE ON RAYBAN/SUNGLASSES

University Opticians
300 SW 4th Ave. 378-4480
12-6-23-18


M 1 Connections

Want to make a connection? Place your ad
here to look for someone to share a common
interest with or for your true love
Chat live free, gay STR-8 or Bi. Call the
Matchmaker free @ 373-7272, 24 hrs. Great
way to meet cool people and it works. Chat
live with others. 12-6-72-19


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IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR
ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT?
DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL
ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD
HERE AND GET IT NOTICED!



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3-9-87-21


WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKET
Every Sat & Sun Hwy 301
15 min from Gainesville 486-2255
12-6-E2-21


FIRST STRIKE PAINTBALL
Airball, Speedball, Forts on 27 acres
Call for the best group rates!
352-338-8408
12-6-72-21


Rocky Creek Paintball
In Gainesville Better Prices
Better Fields Better Call 371-2092
4-25-143-21

Shotgun Sports-Skeet-Trap-5-Stand
Bunker-Open to Public-Wed-Fri-Sat
Sun-1 PM-DUSK-Guys-Gals-Families
UF-Students-Memberships-Discounts
Training-Pro-Shop-Ammo-Rentals
Gatorskeetandtrap.com 352-372-1044
12-6-55-21

BAHAMAS PLATINUM PACKAGE
*Spring Break Exclusive*
$189 5-Days/4-Nights
$239 7-Days/6-Nights
Prices include:
Round-trip luxury, cruise with food.
Accomodations on the island at
your choice of ten resorts.
Free V.I.P. party package upgrade.
Appalachia Travel
1-800-867-5018
www.BahamaSun.com
WL'WILL BEAT ANY PACKAGE PRICE!
FL Seller of Travel Reg. No. ST35585
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Finally!
A prescription with b '
side effectsyou want.

Blueberries and red
beans are powerful
remedies against
cancer. Research
shows that fruits,
vegetables, and other
low-fat vegetarian
faeds may help prever.l
cancer and improve
survival rates. A plant-
based diet can also
help lower cholesterol.


For a free nutrition booklet with
cancer fighting recipes, call toll-
free 1-866-906-WELL or visit
www.CancerProject.org


reggae-jam.com
Spring Break Jamaica & Bahamas from $399
incl airfare & all taxes. FL SOT REG #10098
1-22-21-21

Don't Miss Out! Spring Break 2907 is ap-
proaching! STS is offering specials to this
year's hottest destinations! Call for savings.
1-800-648-4849 or visit www.ststravel.com
ARC Exempt. 1-19-18-21
BAHAMAS SPRING BREAK
CELEBRITY CRUISE from $339!
Includes Meals, Taxes,
Exclusive Parties w/MTV Celebrities.

Cancun, Acapulco, Nassau, Jamaica
From $599!
Panama City & Daytona from $169!

Organize a group and travel FREE!
Call SpringBreakTravel.com
at 1.800.293.1443- or visit
www.springbreaktravel.com
use promo.code: na55
FL Seller of Travel Reg No ST34486
1-10-6-21


***Cruises, Honeymoons, Packages*** SEC Championship Tickets + Fanfare
Local travel agency offers cruise specials, Atlanta, GA Dec 2, 2006, 6pm
resorts, guided excursions for everyone. 2 Tickets: LL Seciton 124, Row 35
Gator Country Travel (just off campus) 373- $175 ea/$350 pair
1992 FL Seller of Travel Reg. No. ST-36232 352-381-1934 12-6-5-22
12-6-72-22


LOYAL GATOR FAN NEEDS
BASKETBALL TIX
All games. 352-871-0146. 2-28-41-22.

Discount Travel For Students!
ClassroomsEscapes.com

ClassroomEscapes.com
Discount Travel For Students
FL Seller of Travel Reg #ST-33570
12-6-11-22

WANTED:
Men's Season Basketball Tix
Email davemaul@gmail.com 12-6-6-22


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Furry, feathery, scaly...no, not your
roommate...pets. Find or advertise your pets
or pet products here in the Pets section of
the Alligator.


FREE KITTENS!
Cute and friendly! Help keep out of
animal shelter! Call 352-381-1864 or
caseyvaughan@cox.net 12-6-5-24


MALE YORKSHIRE TERRIER
Born July 2005. AKC registered. $800 nego-
tiable. New baby forces sale. Call 246-6038
12-6-3-24

GMG TRANSPORT
23 Yrs. as the Official So. Fl. Bus
Depart: Th & Fr 2:00 & 4:30PM/reverse Lost & Found
$40 r/t Mia-FtL/Pomp-WPB-FtP. 2 l
336-7026 www.GMGTRANS.com
4-25-72-23


JACKSONVILLE INT'LAIRPORT
Tix Wanted: Stetson Dec 20. and Beaches 5 daily trips.
S FlaAlum lookinf for 2 good seats this game $40 ONE WAY or $65 ROUND TRIP
only. Ph 239-823-3469 foxgator@yahoo.com RUNWAYS. Travel Better.
12-6-4-22 www.rnwy.com 800-578-6929 12-6-72-23


**THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD*
for info leading to Dell Inspiron Laptop
Computer. External harddrive & digital cam-
era missing from UF professor's office. 11/
20/06. Contains valuable photos, teaching
material & work. Please call 352-219-5777
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Sloppy defending champs handled by Seminoles


By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Staff Writer
jmarina@alligator.org

TALLAHASSEE While the
Gators football team was rejoicing
the possibility of becoming UF's
new national champions, UF's cur-
rent national champions gasped for


air in a sea of garnet and gold.
Thousands of Seminoles fans
rushed the court, waving their
pointer fingers in the air after the
No. 4 UF men's basketball team
(7-2) fell to Florida State (5-2) 70-66
on Sunday night at the Donald L.
Tucker Center.


It was the first time FSU defeat-
ed a ranked UF team in Tallahassee
since Dec 1, 1989, when the No.
14 Seminoles downed the No. 19
Gators 104-86.
Point guard Taurean Green, who
led the team with 21 points, tried to
take the game-winning shot with


Andy Apicella / Alligator
UF junior forward Al Horford struggles to keep possession of the ball from Florida State forward Uche
Echefu on Sunday night during the Gators' 70-66 loss to the Seminoles.


Bill Bryson.
The Life and Times of
Thunderbolt Kid.
A baby-boomer who grew up in
Des Moines, a life that seems
both familiar and now very
distant. $25.00.

Candice Millard.
The River of Doubt.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT'S
DARKEST JOURNEY. Roosevelt's
perilous exploration of the
Amazon basin after his
humiliating election defeat in
1912. $14.95 paper.

Alain de Bottom.
The Architecture of
Happiness.
How human needs and desires
have been served by architecture
throughout the ages. $25.00.


Robert Hughes.
Things I Didn't Know.
A memoir of growing up in
Australia by this respected
cultural historian. A lot like an
American life in the 1950s and
1960s. $27.95.

Karen DeYoung.
Soldier; The Life
of Colin Powell.
From a childhood in Jamaica to
his participation in the Bush
administration's decision to
invade Iraq. $28.95.

Rajiv Chandrasekaran.
Imperial Life in
the Emerald City.
INSIDE IRAQ'S GREEN ZONE.
Living a fantasy of progress and
peace in a seven-square-mile
district in Baghdad. $25.95.


7 seconds left, but his three-point
attempt was blocked by FSU guard
Toney Douglas.
"We didn't do a very good
job executing coming down the
stretch," Donovan said. "I just
thought the shot that he took need-
ed to be a little bit better or a drive
to the basket. I think that anytime at
the end of the game one play can be
magnified on what Taurean should
or shouldn't have done, but that
was a product of being in that situa-
tion of what had happened over the
previous 32-minute period."
UF trailed for practically the
whole game. FSU got their first
lead when Jason Rich drove around
Walter Hodge and made a layup to
give the Seminoles a 12-10 advan-
tage in the first several minutes.
The win redeemed FSU from
back-to-back losses to No. 2
Pittsburgh and No. 11 Wisconsin.
"Anytime you get a non-confer-
ence win against an outstanding
team like the University of Florida,"
FSU coach Leonard Hamilton said,
"it can't do anything but help
you."
UF trailed by as much as 15
points with 8:43 left in the game.
Then the Gators went on a 23-10
run to put them within 2 points
with 54 seconds left.
"The way we were playing at
the end of the game," Green said,
"we should have been playing like
that the whole game."
But the damage was already
done, and UF could not rebound
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ARKANSAS 28


Score by Quarters
Arkansas
JUF


1 2
0 7
3 14


Scoring summary
First quarter
06:10 UF- Hetland, C. 33 yd field goal
Second quarter
08:54 UF- Leak, C. 9 yd run (Hetland, C. kick)
04:02 UF- Harvin, P. 37 yd pass from Leak, C. (Hetland, C. kick)
01:55 AR- Monk, M. 48 yd pass from Dick, C. (Davis, J. kick),
Third quarter
12:06 AR- Jones, F. 2 yd pass from McFadden, D. (Davis, J. kick)
08:33 AR- Robinson, A. 40 yd interception return (Davis, J. kick)
03:47 UF- Pierre-Louis, W. O.yd fumble recovery (Hetland, C. kick)
Fourth quarter
14:22 UF- Harvin, P. 67 yd run (Hetland, C. kick)
12:29 AR- Jones, F. 29 yd pass from Washington, C. (Davis, J.
kick)
09:04 UF- Casey, T. 5 yd pass from Caldwell, A. (Hetland, C. kick)

Team statistics
AR UF
First downs 18 17
Rushing attempts 35 30
Net yards rushing 132 202
Passing yards 179 194
Total offensive yards 311 396
Fumbles: Number-lost 1-1 3-0
Penalties: Number-yards 5-25 8-67
Possession time 31:58 28:02


Quarterbacks C+
Running backs B
Receivers A
Offensive line B+
Defensive line A
Linebackers A+
Secondary B+
Special teams A+
Coaching A

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"This is like a dream season with everything falling
into place."
UF receiver Andre Caldwell


UF38


Rushing NO
McFadden, D. 21
Jones, F. 13
Mustain, M. 1
Totals 35


Passing Att-Comp YDS TD INT
Dick, C. 22-10 148 1 2
McFadden, D. 3-1 2. 1 1
Washington, C.1-1 29 1 0
Name 26-12 179 3 3

Receiving NO YDS TD LG
Monk, M. 3 69 1 48
Jones, F. 2 31 2 29
McFadden, D. 2 27 0 19
Williams, D. 2 14 0 15
Cleveland, B. 1 18 0 18
Totals 12 179 3 48.

Field Goal Attempts Quarter Distance Result
Davis, J. 1 40 Missed
) Gators
Rushing NO Gain Loss Net TD LG AVG
Harvin, P. 6 106 1 105 1 67 17.5
Moore, K. 3 32 0 32 0 28 10.7
Tebow, T. 8 32 1 31 0 9 3.9
Leak, C. 11 37 18 19 1 11 1.7
Cornelius, J. 1 17 0 17 0 17 17
Wynn, D. 1 0 2 -2 0 0 -2
Totals 30 224 22 202 2 67 6.7

Passing Att-Comp YDS TD INT
Leak,.C. 30-16 189 1 2
Caldwell, A. 1-1 5 1 0
Totals 31-17 194 2 2

Receiving NO YDS TD LG
Ingram, C. 6 71 0 28'
Harvin, P. 5 62 1 37
Caldwell, A. 3 31 0 20
Baker, D. 2 25 0 17
Casey, T. 1 5 1 5
Totals 17 194 2 37

Field Goal Attempts Quarter Distance Result
Hetland, C. 1 33 Good


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won their first and only.
"I'm spoiled," freshman receiver Percy Harvin said.
The coach gathered his players Sunday night into a media lounge
located in the Swamp to watch Fox's BCS Selection Show. Meyer had
been noncommittal to his players throughout the day about whether
UF would jump Michigan.
"I was on the phone probably every 6 1/2 minutes," he said. "I
was talking to (UF athletics director) Jeremy (Foley) and I was driv-
ing myself crazy. But I told my players the same thing I told him: I
think it looks good, but just hang in there."
The Coaches' Poll was released early during the day, giving the,
Gators a clue about their fate. But many of the players weren't sure
until they saw the official announcement.
During a commercial break of the selection show, sports informa-
tion director Steve McClain advised the team they would soon be
named Ohio State's opponent. Players began whispering. Receiver
David Nelson slapped his knees in agitation.
Then, wearing mostly SEC Championship gear, players burst into
a frenzy when the announcement was made. Tight end Tate Casey
gave his teammates a round of hugs. A stoic Meyer eventually placed
his hand behind his head so linebacker Brandon Siler could give him
a no-look high-five.
The television broadcast was delayed. So when the players
watched their own reaction on TV and saw Meyer's stem demeanor
during the announcement, they broke into a group chuckle. The
coach had celebrated his SEC Championship late Saturday night by
watching some ESPN and taking a three-hour nap on his couch.
FOX later showed how narrowly the Gators surpassed Michigan
and the Gators fell silent. Siler gripped the shoulder of punter Eric
Wilbur and offered a, "Wow how fortunate," kind of expression.
"I don't think it's hit me, actually," Siler said afterward. "I'm
pretty sure when I get away from everybody and walk to my car, I'm
going to scream as loud as I can."
"This is unimaginable," receiver Andre Caldwell said. "That's
stuff I was dreaming about since I was a kid even as a grown-
up.
At the end of the day, there were too many storylines to count.
Meyer, a native of Ashtabula, Ohio, will play against the school
where he was a football graduate assistant and eventually left with a
master's degree in sports administration. The SEC landed its first na-
tional championship game participant since Louisiana State in 2003.
Meanwhile, Michigan is left wading in a puddle of crushed sour
grapes. The Wolverines won't get their rematch with Ohio State.
Michigan coach Lloyd Carr, in anticipation of the final BCS stand-
ings, called Meyer's recent comments against a rematch "inappropri-
ate."
"I have great respect for him, but I don't get it," Meyer said. "I
didn't lobby I was asked a question and I answered how I felt."







MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2006 E ALLIGATOR, 21


McCray leads Gators to victory, berth in Sweet 16


* THE JUNIOR HAD 22 KILLS
AGAINST ARIZONA STATE.


By JOSH ARMSTRONG
Alligator Writer
jarmstrong@alligator.org

Arizona State didn't get to see opposite
hitter Amber McCray on Thursday, but by
Friday night they had seen enough.
The junior had 22 kills and only three
errors on .442 hitting as the No. 9-seeded
UF volleyball team (30-2) defeated the Sun
Devils 3-1 to advance to the Sweet 16.
"We had a lot of trouble trying to contain
McCray," ASU coach Brad Saindon said.
"We didn't see her last night. She was a
surprise."
McCray sat out UF's first-round match
against Florida A&M to rest a nagging'sore
left shoulder. Though she merely described
her condition as "good," her swings looked
quicker and more powerful than in other
matches since suffering the injury.
While UF coach Mary Wise said she didn't
try to catch ASU off-guard by sitting McCray,
she agrees it was a factor in the win.
"I can appreciate that watching a player
hit on tape and seeing them live is complete-
ly different," Wise said. "Much of this win
has to go to Stefanie Douglas (who played in
McCray's stead Thursday)."
UF's 30-17 game-one win seemed to fore-
tell a Gators' sweep, as ASU accumulated a
.116 hitting percentage.
Then, the Sun Devils shored up their of-
fensive woes and led 26-20 in game two, but
UF stormed back with a 10-1 run to take the
game 30-27.
ASU's main downfall was serving. It
committed five of its 12 service errors in


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game two, losing points that could have
dosed out the Gators.
UF again fell behind in game three but
was unable to muster up a comeback, losing
30-26. The Gators responded by never losing
the lead in game four to win 30-23.
Although UF trailed for much of the
match, junior outside hitter Marcie Hampton
said any kind of win will do.
"We're still alive, and that's what counts,"
she said.
Senior defensive specialist Rhian Davis
had a career-high 22 digs.
Kelsey Bowers had 11 total blocks in-
cluding 10 block assists and added nine
kills on .444 hitting. She also set new UF re-
cords for total blocks (174) and block assists
(152) by a sophomore.
JuniormiddleblockerKisyaKillingsworth
had 13 kills and Hampton had 15 kills.
Junior setter Angie McGinnis nearly had
her third triple-double of the season with
eight kills, 53 assists and 18 digs.
"(ASU's) setter doesn't tip too often, so
they don't get to see it much in practice,"
McGinnis said. "So I had a lot of chances to
(get kills) and that opened up our hitters as
well."
The Gators may have the muggy
Gainesville climate to thank for some of
ASU's 24 attack errors.
"It's the humidity," Saindon said. "The
air's a little thicker, and the ball moves a little
(different) than out west."
UF moves on to face No. 8 seed Minnesota
(25-7) on Fridayin Gainesville.
Top-seeded Nebraska (29-1) and No. 16
seed San Diego (26-5) will also play Friday
in the Gainesville regionals. Nebraska elimi-
nated UF in the regional finals last year.
The winner of each match will play
Saturday for a Final Four berth.


Tim Casey,


UF junior opposite
Hitter Amber McCray
Celebrates during the
Gators' win against
Mississippi on Oct. 13.
She led the team with
22 kills against Arizo-
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Leak overcomes roller coaster game for first SEC title


By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
lanstasis@alligator.org


ATLANTA Go ahead, Chris take a
sigh of relief.
The lows have merged into highs.
The pain has flushed into joy.
Anxiety has been replaced by consolation.
Finally, the two-ton anvil has been taken off
the shoulders of UF starting quarterback Chris
Leak. Despite throwing two crucial intercep-
tions and fumbling the ball in the second half,
Leak captured the Southeastern Conference
Championship he has so desperately crusaded
for since arriving to Gainesville.
"It's indescribable," Leak said. "I can't de-
scribe the emotions. High emotions are every-
where. Ijust want to thank my teammates and
coaches. I'm just so proud of these guys."
The numbers, for once, don't tell the story.
The senior, who has done plenty in the sta-
tistics department since 2003, truly quarter-
backed his team to the title.
Leak finished just 16 of 30 for 189 yards,
one touchdown and two interceptions. But
he broke Danny Wuerffel's school record for
career passing yardage. Leak's 37-yard touch-
down pass to Percy Harvin during the second
quarter gave him 10,895 yards to Wuerffel's
10,875. Leak now has 11,000 yards.
It was his ability to rebound from what
started like a crushing third-quarter collapse
that allowed him to capture the title.
"I just had to stay focused," Leak said.
"You have to have a short memory with those
things. We just made the plays when they
needed to be made."
The knock on Leak throughout his career
has been his inability to bag the big one.
During his freshman season, Leak proclaimed
he would stay single until UF won a national
championship. He eventually fell short on that


vow, but now has that shot at the coveted title
game.
"It's just such a great feeling," Leak
said Sunday. "It's a very exciting time
for the Gators. I'm just real thankful the
Lord has put us in a position to do this,'

"He proved he's a great quar/
terback. He proved he's a great
leader. He's a championnow."
Andrew Caldwell
UF wide receiver


It almost didn't happen this way. Many of
UF's players found out at halftime that No. 2
Southern Cal had been upset by UCLA 13-9.
But Leak and Co. never rode that surge of
adrenaline into the third quarter.
Up 17-7, the Gators received the ball first
and then ... disaster. Arkansas dropped back
into zone coverage and an unsuspecting Leak
threw the ball right to linebacker Weston
Dacus, who was guarding the middle of the
field. Seven plays later, Arkansas tailback
Darren McFadden completed a 2-yard touch-
down pass to Felix Jones. Then, two drives
later, it happened again.
Leak began running an option play to the
left, though he had Harvin as a shovel-pass
option to the right. But instead of continuing
to the left, Leak forced an ill-advised shovel
to his freshman. Right end Antwain Robinson
one-armed an interception and chugged for a
40-yard touchdown. The Razorbacks led 21-17
and Coach Urban Meyer pulled Leak aside for
a quick discussion.
"I wasn't patting him on the back," Meyer
said. "I was just coaching him and directing
him. We just coached him. There was no group
hug or anything."
But Leak eventually gathered his com-


UF senior Chris Leak runs for an 8-yard touchdown during the second quarter of the
Gators' 38-28 win against Arkansas in the Southeastern Conference Championship.
posure. Though he did not pass for another "He proved he's a great quarterback. He
score, the senior moved the Gators down the proved he's a great leader. He's a champion
field on nearly every subsequent possession. now," receiverAndre Caldwell said.


UF suffers key injuries


By DAN TREAT
Alligator Staff Writer
dtreat@alligator.org

ATLANTA The injury bug
that seems to have bit UF so many
times this year struck again in
various forms in the Southeastern
Conference Championship game
against Arkansas on Saturday
night.
The worst injury befell se-
nior defensive lineman Ray
McDonald, who tore a ligament
in his right elbow during the first
half and didn't return.
He was X-rayed during the
game and is probable for the
national championship, Urban
Meyer said Sunday.
"Hopefully, I'll be fine for the
bowl game," McDonald said after
the game.
Strong safety Tony Joiner spent
several minutes on the ground af-
ter a group tackle of Razorbacks
tailback Darren McFadden on
Arkansas' second offensive series
and didn't return to the game.
Wide receiver Andre Caldwell
walked off limping early in the
game and retreated to the locker
rgom, but he quickly re-emerged


and played the remainder of the
game.
Offensive lineman Drew Miller
was hurt on UF's very first offen-
sive play, but he returned on the
next series.


Football


Cornerback Ryan
Smith was treated
on the field for a
possible hamstring
injury in the first
half, but returned


on the Gators' next defensive
series.
Smith also went down after
intercepting a pass late in the
fourth quarter that was negated
by a pass interference penalty but
missed just a single play.
Linebacker Brandon Siler left
the field with 3:29 remaining
in the fourth quarter. He was
replaced by freshman Brandon
Spikes.

BLOCK PARTY: The Gators es-
tablished a school record when
freshman Jarred Fayson blocked
a Jacob Skinner punt in the sec-
ond quarter. It was UF's eighth
blocked kick of the season, break-
ing a school record that had been
standing since 1995.


Lochte appearance sparks UF


EBOWDEN LEADS WOMEN'S BASKET-
BALL AGAINST SOUTH ALABAMA.

By MIKE MCCALL
Alligator Writer

It's Deceniber now, and everyone knows
that's Rudolf's time of year.
The UF swimming and diving team wrapped
up its fall schedule at the U.S. Open in West
Lafayette, Ind., and at the Texas Invitational in
Austin this weekend the brightest spot for the
Gators was the performance of freshman Roland
Rudolf.
Rudolf, a native of Budapest, Hungary, turned
in UF's top two finishes at the Open winning
the 200-meter backstroke event on Thursday and
earning eighth place in the 100 back on Friday.
"Roland Rudolf was the bright spot of the day
for us on Thursday," Coach Gregg Troy said. "He
really swam a great a race. It was impressive to
see the way he went out and raced against a great
field."
Rudolf's 200 back victory was the Gators'
second consecutive win in the event in 2005,
standout Ryan Lochte won it.
Lochte, the former UF star, also had a success-
ful Open this year winning the 100 back over
Rudolf on Friday.
"A lot of our younger guys really look up to
Ryan Lochte, and it was good to see him perform
so well," Troy said.
For the women, sophomore Laurabeth
Guenthner had the top performance ninth in
the 800-meter freestyle and 24th in the 400 free.
"Overall, this trip helped us figure out where
we're at as a team." Troy said. "Its great to be able
to see what we're looking at for next semester."
The Gators had won the university team title
at the U.S. Open for the last five years, but placed


second this weekend losing to Auburn 266 to
427.
UF also sent swimmers to compete in the.
Texas Invitational, where the men finished 10th
out of 11 teams and the wom-
en placed 13th out of 16.
Sophomore Rex Tullius
turned in the top performance
for the Gators, finishing fifth
in the 200-yard back event.
The best women's fin-
ish belonged to freshman
Elizabeth Goldson 16th in
Rudolf the 1,650 free.
The No. 11 men's team (2-4, 1-1 Southeastern
Conference) and ninth-ranked women (4-1, 2-0
SEC) will enjoy a break before returning to ac-
tion on Jan. 12, when they host Virginia in the
O'Connell Center at 7 p.m.

BOWDEN PROPELS UF WOMEN'S BASKETBALL:
Rebounds have plagued UF all season long, and
apparently, Depree Bowden is sick of it.
Bowden is listed as a guard, but her box score
was more like that of a center on Friday night
against South Alabama. She gobbled up a career-
high 15 rebounds to go along with 10 points, four
steals and one block, helping the Gators (4-4) to a
62-50 victory against the Jaguars. It was her first
career double-double.
"Thank goodness for Depree Bowden," UF
coach Carolyn Peck said. "In the first half it
looked like she was the only one going to the of-
fensive boards. That's what really kept us in the
ball game."
Bowden's intensity must've been contagious.
UF had just a 2-point halftime lead (31-29) and
even trailed by 6 (14-8) at the 12:41 mark in the
first half, but that lead quickly expanded.
-BRIAN STEELE







MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2006 E ALLIGATOR, 23



Special teams, trick plays, UCLA win spark Gators


By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
nzaccardi@alligator.org

ATLANTA As the surprising
news came up at halftime, UF coach
Urban Meyer had one thing to say
to his team.
"Coach told us to get ready to
play for something," tight end Tate
Casey said.
Indeed, the Gators' 38-28 win
againstArkansas inthe Southeastern
Conference Championship vaulted
them into playing for a little some-
thing called the national champion-
ship.
"What a game. What a
tremendous atmosphere.
There were a bunch of
first-rounders on that field
playing."
Urban Meyer
UF football coach


Coupled with Southern Cal's
stunning loss at UCLA, UF's first
SEC title since 2000 pits them
against No. 1 Ohio State in the Bowl
Championship Series title game,
The highlights of Saturday night
played out in timeline fashion.
Before No. 2 UF (12-1, 7-1 SEC)
sealed the game on an end-around
pass from Andre Caldwell to Tate
Casey, the two games provided
one excellent couch-potato channel-
changing experience.
As the Gators worked to take a
17-7 lead into the half, the public
address announcer at the Georgia
Dome updated the split crowd with
scores from the USC-UCLA game.
Some players claimed they didn't
know the USC final at halftime,
but others said the news fluttered
through parts of the locker room.
That's when Meyer took control.


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"It was firing through the locker
room pretty quick," Meyer said. "I
heard about it and was kind of like,
'Let's worry about what we have to
worry about.'"
Fans erupted prior to the start of
the second half when the scoreboard
displayed the 13-9 upset special.
From there, the Gators battled
for their championship lives -both


conference and national.
It started out terribly for the
Gators, as the Arkansas Razorbacks
scored two touchdowns to take a
21-17 lead.
Quarterback Chris Leak (16 of 30
for 189 yards and one touchdown)
threw two interceptions on UF's
first three drives.
"Chris has been in through the


wringer and we had great confi-
dence," Meyer said. "We just tried to
coach him through two bad series."
Then UF took the momentum
back late in the third quarter.
First, the Gators faked a
punt with wide receiver Jemalle
Cornelius taking a handoff from
punter Eric Wilbur 17 yards for a
first down.


Four plays later, Meyer thought
about trying to defy. conventional
wisdom again.
At first, he wanted to attempt
a conversion on a fourth-and-one
from the UF 41.
But after calling a timeout to
weigh the decision, co-defensive co-
ordinator Greg Mattison convinced
Meyer otherwise.
"The comment over the headset
was Greg Mattison saying, It's
early,'" Meyer said. "He jtst kept
saying, 'It's early. Let's play some
great defense.'"
The move paid off as Wilbur's
54-yard punt ended up in the hands
of a Gators player.
Freshman Wondy Pierre-Louis
recovered a fumble by Arkansas
returned Reggie Fish in -the end
zone for a gimme score to regain
the lead.
UF scored on its next offensive
play, a 67-yard run by Percy Harvin,
with 14:22 left in the game.
Harvin led the Gators with six
carries for 105 yards and added five
catches for 62 yards, earning game
MVP honors.
A week after being carted off
the field with a neck stinger against
Florida State, Harvin returned with
his best performance of the season.
"The coaches told us that
Arkansas was going to be in man-
to-man coverage," Harvin said.
"They challenged us to make some
big plays."
Though Arkansas scored again
to cut the lead to 31-28, Caldwell
sealed it on the pass to Casey with
9:04 remaining.
UF fended off late comeback
attempts with interceptions from
Ryan Smith and Reggie Nelson.
"What a stage," Meyer said.
"What a game. What a tremendous
atmosphere. There were a bunch
of first-rounders on that field play-
ing."


UF's national title bid not an accident



ATLANTA-
s it destiny?
SIt's year two for UF coach Urban
eyer, who has had unprecedented
success in his second year at all of his head
coaching stops.
It's the fourth year for senior quarter-
back Chris Leak, who came to UF in 2003
vowing to win a national title.
It's the final year for 21 seniors who
have experienced the fall of the Gators'
SEC dynasty and more emotional turmoil
than they bargained for.
And come Jan. 8, they'll all be play-
ing for college football's biggest prize
- a national championship. And how can
anyone truly be surprised?
This is a team that has caught, and
taken advantage of, seemingly every
break it needed on a difficult run through
the nation's toughest schedule.
There was the roughing-the-passer
penalty on Tennessee's J.T. Mapu that
negated a touchdown off Leak's intercep-
tion, allowing the Gators to squeak by
Tennessee 21-20 in Knoxville.
There was the controversial facemask
penalty against Georgia that allowed the
Gators to eventually run the dock out and
LSU's Jacob Hester being called down
just short of the goal line, leading to a
JaMarcus Russell fumble and no points
for the Tigers.


But it was
Jarvis Moss'
t blocked kick in
the final seconds
against South
Carolina that re-
Bryan Jones ally shows how
special this UF
Bryan Out Loud team is.
bjones@alligator.org While the
Gators are con-
stantly criticized for all the dose calls, they
have been as dutch and opportunistic as
they have been lucky.
After that win against South Carolina,
Jarvis Moss said he knew that UF would
somehow make it Glendale, Ariz., to play
for the national championship.
"There is no doubt about it," Moss
said. "Tonight, we just felt it. Everybody
on this team just has to believe. ... I can feel
it. Hopefully you guys can feel it."
A few weeks later, on a day where a
Capital One Bowl berth was still a huge
possibility, the Gators got another break
when they realized at halftime that
Southern California was defeated by
UCLA. Like countless other times this
season, the Gators capitalized, finishing
off Arkansas in the SEC Championship
game.
Ironically, UF also needed some unlike-
ly breaks to accomplish its first national


championship 10 years ago, when several
teams fell in the season's final weeks and
Arizona State lost in the Rose Bowl.
Will UF claim its second national title
and become the first school to win na-
tional championships in basketball and
football in the same year? Who knows.
But the Gators certainly deserve to be
there. Michigan played a much weaker
schedule and didn't win its own confer-
ence. And the Wolverines have the Big
Ten to blame.
If the conference would just pony up
and play a conference championship,
perhaps Michigan would have had a shot
to play its way into the BCS title game
instead of sitting on the couch watching
SpongeBob, to use a Meyer reference.
While the Gators will enter the BCS
title game as huge underdogs, and some
analysts will already be anointing Ohio
State the champion before the two teams
take'the field, just relax and enjoy the sea-
son this team has treated you to.
Something tells me this battle-tested
UF team, this team that is filled with
players who have gone through ups and
downs throughout this season and their
entire careers, will find a way to take
advantage of whatever situation comes
its way.
Is it destiny?
Yes.


Harris Poll
RANK TEAMS
1 Ohio State
2 UF
3 Michigan
4 LS?
5 Louisville
6 Wisconsin
7 USC
8 Oklahoma
9 Boise State
10 Auburn
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MONDAY, DECEMBER 4,2006 www.alligatorSports.org





Gator Done


UP defies logic with

championship victory
By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
lanastasis@alligator.org

ATLANTA Crazy Caldwells, haywired Harvins, loo-
ney Leaks, nutty Nelsons what in the name of Wondy
Pierre-Louis is going on here?
The team that couldn't score putting up a 38 spot (sec-
ond-largest total in Southeastern Conference title game
history) on Arkansas?
The defense that could not survive Marcus Thomas'
absence suffocating Darren McFadden to the tune of 73
yards?
The kicker who couldn't throw a rock into Lake Alice
and hit water converting a 33-yard field goal?
The program that had to escape Ron Zook, sprinting
miles ahead. The players who always won games too
closely for their own good defeating a top-10 team by
double digits.
They are still dancing in Gainesville after UF's sev-
enth SEC Championship and first since 2000. Thanks
to the Ohioan named Meyer, the Gators (12-1) defeated
Arkansas (10-3) 38-28 in front of 73,374 fans.


Urban Myth morphed into Urban Bliss when Urban
Sprawled into a celebration after turning the Georgia
Dome into an orange and blue fiesta.
You want team appreciation?
That's offensive coordinator Dan Mullen planting his
kisser on Tim Tebow's cheek.
You need edge ...
"Where's my (expletive) hat?" punter Eric Wilbur
asked to nobody in particular, but to everybody in gen-
eral, as he hunted for a championship fedora.
You need emotion?
That's Gigi Meyer, 13, who broke down when she final-
ly found her father more than 15 minutes after the contest
ended. That's linebacker Brandon Siler who embraced
Gigi and held her close for 40 seconds.
"I've never seen her cry like that," Coach Urban Meyer
exclaimed.
You need adrenaline?
That's offensive line coach John Hevesy ordering his
players into the locker room 20 minutes after the fact. And
that's receiver Dallas Baker firing back with: "But I want
to party out here."
You need SEC champions? Here they are: The Florida
Gators. One team, one mission, one blur, one national
championship?
"If they don't put us in that game, we're arguing,"
safety Kyle Jackson said after the game.
No debate needed. Just a suitcase, shoulder pads and a


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Tim Casey/ Alligator Staff
UF football players celebrate with the championship trophy after the Gators' 38-28 win against Arkansas in the SEC
Championship game Saturday in Atlanta. UF will face Ohio State in the BCS title game on Jan. 8.


Andy Apicella / Alligator
Senior quarterback Chris Leak laughs during the cel-
ebration following the Gators' 38-28 win against Arkan-
sas in the SEC Championship game on Saturday. It was
Leak's first SEC title.

canteen to survive the Arizona desert.
In what almost seemed unfair, too easy (for once) and
certainly too soon a return to greatness, the No. 2 Gators
are heading to Arizona.
How weak the human mind, how fickle human na-
ture.
Just seconds after capturing the elusive SEC
Championship, all anyone wanted to talk about was
Ginn, and not the kind you drink.
But what about some Urban Bourbon?
The coach once cried, sometimes sighed and could
never get enough first downs for anyone's full content.
Yet how quickly everything changes when you appease
the masses.
Meyer, just two years removed from his dream season
in Utah, seems to be moving mountains at every com-
mand.
Not even mega-legend Steve Spurrier made it to the
national championship game until his fifth season in
1996.
"I'm beat to death right now. I can't move," Meyer said
from atop the podium Saturday, looking like a defeated
winner. "What a tremendous game that was."
The Gators doused Meyer with a purple Gatorade
downpour before time expired, breaking two, unwritten
rules in the process: Never shower a coach who is still
wearing his headset and never soak a coach with the col-
ored stuff.
But can you blame UF players accustomed to Outback
Bowl steaks for not knowing the Code of Conduct?
"It's the greatest day of my life," senior receiver
Jemalle Cornelius said.
After this one, Baker gyrated in revolutions like a
newborn's father. He wore his skin-tight orange tank top
that read "I Can Do All Things Through Christ." And who
knows the way this season has gone, God might very .
well have had several votes in the Harris Poll.


NCAA Men's basketball
Georgia Tech 82
Miami 90
NFL
Jackso6,ville 24
Miami 10


ICheck out Tuesday's and Wednesday's
Alligators for continuing coverage on the UF
football team as it prepares to play Ohio State
in the national title game.


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