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VOLUME 100 ISSUE 72


... "111..1W ,1 .11. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2006


At half mark,



Swamp falls



short of goals

By JESSICA DaSILVA
Alligator Writer
jdasilva@alligator.org

More than halfway through Student Body President John
Boyles' term, his Swamp Party has accomplished less than a
quarter of the 29 goals that members promised to achieve.
But Boyles, whose term will conclude at the end of the
Spring semester, said about half of his
party's issues are under way.
"It has been a challenging, challenging
year for SG," Boyles said, "but (officials)
have stepped up to the plate."
In an interview Monday, Boyles cited
several tasks that his administration has
accomplished in the past six months, includ-
Boyles ing funneling money toward 108 new travel
grants for UF graduate students though a
bill passed in the Student Senate.
At the start of the summer, Boyles said, SG increased the
lighting at recreational fields like the one at Lake Alice during
hours when students use them most.
The administration also provided funding to extend hours
for Baby Gator, an on-campus child-care center for students
with families, Boyles said. He added that he also hopes to
get funding to renovate and expand the area, but he said that
would not happen for about two years.
Boyles said he and other executives are working on other
issues as well, such as creating a 24-hour cafe on campus and
improving UF's e-mail system.
SEE GOALS, PAGE 10


Sim nussmn / Aligator btat
Joe Boyle, a worker for Magic Ice of Orlando, adjusts antifreeze coils Tuesday in preparation for the
Thursday opening of the downtown ice rink. Ice builds up on the coils, eventually forming the rink.

Ice-skating returns to Gainesville


By DOMINICK TAO
Alligator Writer
dtao@alligator.org

In the 85-degree weather
Thursday afternoon, Ned Holland
was busy freezing an ice-skating
rink.
From Thursday until Jan. 1, the
Downtown Plaza will be home to
the Plaza Ice Palace, the city's ice-
skating rink.
Holland, a supervisor for the
company hired to create the skat-


ing surface, said transforming a city
park into an ice palace is a lot more
complicated than putting ice cubes
into a freezer.
"The equip-
Around ment comes in on
Gainesville two semitrucks,"
he said.
The process of
turning hundreds of square feet of
water into a skateable surface begins
with lots of sand, which is tamped
down to make an even plane.
Then the dashers the bar-


riers that surround the ice are
installed.
The labor-intensive process of
setting up the dashers downtown
was hurried along by inmates from
the Gainesville Work Camp.
"This is how we pay our debt to
society," said William Thompson,
an inmate working on the ice rink
who is serving time for a DUI. "Plus
we're learning a few things."
Like how ice is formed outdoors
SEE ICE, PAGE 10


UF not planning to cancel class for championship game


* THE PRESIDENT AND PROVOST
DISCUSSED THE ISSUE TUESDAY.

By CHAD SMITH
Alligator Writer
.csmith@alligator.org

For Gators fans, the world might stop
when UF's football team plays for a na-
tional title Jan. 8.
But for the university itself, Jan. 8 will


UF redshirt
senior cornerback
Reggie Lewis has
the Ron Zook days
in the back of his
mind as he and the
rest of the senior
class hope to
capitalize on their
turnaround.
See story, pg. 27.


mean business as usual.
The university has no plans to cancel
classes for the game, which will take place
on the first day of Spring classes, said UF
spokesman Steve Orlando..
President Bemie Machen and Provost
Janie Fouke met Tuesday to discuss plans
for dealing with students who make the
trip to Glendale, Ariz., for the game,
Orlando said.
Machen and, Fouke "definitely un-


"No one's going to go anyway."
Gena Midyette,
about the first day of classes
UF senior

derstand that this is a really special op-
portunity for everybody, particularly for
students, and yet it is the first week of the
semester," he said.
Administrators may lengthen the


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drop/add period, Orlando said, but they
won't reach any official decisions until the
end of the week.
Gena Midyette, a UF health science se-
nior, said she went to most Gators games
this year but won't be able to make the
trip to Arizona. Still, she said, she thinks
classes should be called off for her peers
who will be going.
Of the first day of class, Midyette said,
"No one's going to go anyway."


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STUDENT LIFE

Couple bikes across country constructing homes


* THEY TRAVELED 90 MILES
A DAY FOR TWO MONTHS.

By REGAN FERRARA
Alligator Contributing Writer

The sweltering heat blanketed
Michelle Norberg, making.her face
sweat, her biking uniform cling to
her skin and the tangled brown
bun on the nape of her neck drip.
As Norberg pumped one exhaust-
ed leg at a time, she asked herself:
"Why?"
Norberg, 22, a graduate student
in education, and her boyfriend
Josh West, 24, a UF alumnus, spent
nine weeks this summer on a
3,700-mile cross-country bike trip
from Jacksonville to San Francisco,
stopping only to build homes in
impoverished areas.
The group traveled with Bike
and Build, a group that raises
young adults' awareness of afford-
able housing and raises funds for
the cause. Since 2001, the organiza-.
tion has contributed $752,804 to
projects planned and executed by
young adults.
The group biked 80 to 90 miles
a day, and Norberg sometimes
questioned her abilities and her
reasons for making the journey.
The bikers started every morning
at about 4 a.m., and by 6 a.m. about
a quarter of them were crying with
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Traveling straight up the moun-
tains was difficult. Norberg would
count down the distance as "get to
the top" resounded in her head.
"You think to yourself, 'I just
want to stop and relax,'" Norberg
said. "But then you think, 'If I stop,
I have to get back on,' and then


you change your mind. It was the
hardest thing I've ever done in my
life."
After the first week of riding,
the group stopped for a week in
New Orleans to rebuild houses
devastated by Hurricane Katrina.
Norberg looked forward to build-
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this trip and its cause much closer
to my heart," Norberg said.
The group built dozens of
houses at once by breaking into
teams, each of which completed
specific job assignments. Norberg
and others built three sets of forms
comprising the foundations of 30


homes.
Norberg and West chose the
mission after speaking with a
Bike and Build alum who was an
acquaintance.
"We felt like this was such a
once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,"
Norberg said. "We couldn't pass
it up."
Although sleeping on floors,
showering once every two to three
days, and eating peanut butter and
jelly for every meal didn't sound
appealing, Norberg and West fo-
cused on the bigger picture af-
fordable housing.
"Ultimately it came down to
this: Michelle and I are in a part
of our lives where we're growing
up and appreciating all that we
have," West said. "We're healthy,
we have a roof over our heads, and
it was just time we stopped think-
ing about ourselves and helped
someone else."
Norberg and West plan to re-
visit with Bike and Build's alums
next month at JanPlan, a reunion
that will send them back to New
Orleans to continue working on
their projects from the summer.
"Being able to see what an
impact Bike and Build has on the
affordable housing cause with
total money donated, communi-
ties reached and young adults
invested is extremely rewarding,"
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STUDENT GOVERNMENT


Leaders unsure of plans for presidential election


* WEISS AND MOSELEY ARE
CONSIDERING THE POST.

By JOEY CHINDAMO
Alligator Writer
jchindamo@alligator.org

With 2006 drawing to a dose,
several high-ranking student lead-
ers are weighing bids to climb to
the top of the Student Government
food chain.
During the next SG election,
which will be held in Spring, three
new executive officers presi-
dent, vice president and treasurer
- will be chosen. Josh Weiss and


Ryan Moseley, two SG officials, are
already considering throwing their
hats into the political ring.
The Student Body president
oversees control of about $12 mil-
lion in student money.
Weiss, the president of the
Student Senate, said being Student
Body president would be a "huge
responsibility, and it takes a tremen-
dous amount to get there and do the
job well."
"Is it something I'd be interested
in doing?" Weiss said. "Absolutely."
Weiss said he is not "work-
ing off a time line" and does
not know if and when he would
make the decision to officially


I'm talking it over with my
family and friends. I'd be
truly honored-to run, and
I'm just going to see how it
all comes out.
Ryan Moseley
Student Body treasurer

declare his candidacy for the
presidency.
"Whether or not I intend to run
is going to depend a lot on what I
find to be the best way to serve
the students," he said. "If I end
up deciding that running for


office is in the best interests of
the students, then I'll let people
know as soon as I decide that."
Student Body Treasurer Ryan
Moseley also said he's consider-
ing running for the presidency.
"I'm talking it over with my
family and friends," Moseley
said. "I'd be truly honored to run,
and I'm just going to see how it
all comes out."
He -said "organizational lead-
ership and some friends" have
approached him about running
for the position.
Like Weiss, Moseley said he does
not have a time frame for making
the decision.


"I'm just concentrating on my
role as Student Body treasurer and
continuing to do my job there," he
said.
Since 1993, all of UF's Student
Body presidents have risen from
one of two SG positions Senate
president or Student Body treasurer,
according information taken from
the SG Web site.
Before taking office as Student
Body president, John Boyles served
as Senate President during 2005 and
2006.
Former Student Body President
Joe Goldberg was also Senate
President in 2004 before being
elected president.


UAA implements voucher system to deter BCS scalping


By LISA GILL
Alligator Contributing Writer

Scalping national championship tickets
isn't going to pay the rent this January.
With only 1,200 UF student tickets avail-
able for the Bowl Championship Series
National Championship Game, student tick-
ets will have to be picked up in Glendale,
Ariz., the University Athletic Association
said in an e-mail Monday.
Students who purchase the $175 tickets
through the G.A.T.O.R.S. automated phone
system will have to show their Gator 1


Cards to pick up vouchers for their tickets
in Gainesville. They will then fill out the
voucher with their personal information,
which will be matched to their IDs and the
information on file, according to Student
Ticket Manager Mark Gajda.
The students may then pick up their
nontransferable tickets at the University
of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale with their
vouchers, Gator 1 and driver's licenses two
hours before kickoff, he said. The seats will
be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
The voucher system, which worked for
the 1996 championship, is intended to stop


student-ticket scalping, he said.
"The bottom line is we want to see stu-
dents in the student seats," Gajda said.
Jared Lee, an aero-
._ space engineering ju-
'-- l nior, said he liked the
voucher system be-
cause it lets students
r I who want to go to the
SI' jI-_jJI game buy tickets for
face value.
"That's the best
thing they've done for tickets -in a long
time," he said.


This change will likely leave fewer stu-
dents on the phone trying to buy them, Lee
said.
According to Gajda, 16,000 tickets will be
sold to UF boosters for the same price as the
student tickets.
Lee said he was disappointed in the
number of student tickets available com-
pared to the number of booster tickets sold
to alumni.
"It's far more memorable to say you went
to the national- championship as a student
than to say, 'Yeah, I took a couple days off
work and took the kids,'" he said.


JSU hosts Hanukkah


A paved path
A bicyclist cruises
down the Rails to
Trails bike path
by the 13th Street
overpass Tuesday
afternoon as the
sun begins to set
behind the trees.


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Students party

before break

By ELIZABETH CASES
Alligator Contributing Writer

At first, UF junior Sharon
Agami was hesitant to respond
to the invitation she received
through Facebook.com.
She said she already had
plans to celebrate the last day of
classes with friends, that is, until
she was invited to the Jewish
Student Union's Hanukkah
party.
"I went to the party last year
and had a great time," said
Agami. "I felt bad, but I had to
cancel on my friends. I wanted
to celebrate Hanukkah early. It is
my favorite Jewish holiday."
The official holiday begins
at sundown Dec. 15 and lasts
through Dec. 23, but JSU's event
will be held Wednesday.
Grant Hubsher, Jewish
Student Union president, said
Hanukkah is the Jewish festival
of lights, which commemorates
the rededication of the holy tem-
ple by the Jewish people after
their victory over the Syrians.
After obtaining control over the
temple there was only enough
oil for the candle to bur one
day, but miraculously, it burned
for eight.
"This is why so many people
love this holiday," he said. "The
holiday allows us to celebrate
for eight days. It's a great cel-
ebration."


The union represents and
serves Jewish and non-Jewish
students with the opportunity
to explore cultural and ethnic
experiences, Hubsher said. It is
hosting the event to bring UF
students together to celebrate.
The party begins at 8 p.m. at
the Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish
Center, 2021 NW Fifth Ave. The
event is free and is open to all
UF students.
Huibsher said that there will
be a bonfire and an ice sculpture
of a menorah.
"These parties get better ev-
ery year," Agami said.
Hubsher said that he plans
to have sushi chefs at the event
to help attract more
Student students.
Lf "Everyone loves
sushi," he said.
Jackie Ginzburg, president
of Lubavitch-Chabad Student
Group, said that this is a great
opportunity for students to get
together and celebrate before
finals.
"We try and make fun events
for all Jewish holidays," she
said. "Hanukkah is a great time
for presents, songs and food."
More information on the
Jewish Student Union is online
at www.ufjsu.org.
"I think any opportunity to
reach out to students and get
them involved in the Gainesville
and UF Jewish community is
a great thing," Ginzburg said.
"I hope this event will entice
students to participate in other
events. There are always things
going on."






6, ALLIGATOR E WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6,2006




Out of order

SG judiciary should steer

clear of voting debate
W e never thought we'd say this, but here goes damn
those activist judges. Who are they to-govem us?
After all, nobody voted for them. Hell, most stu-
dents couldn't pick them out of a lineup. But somehow, the UF
Supreme Court will decide the future of online voting.
We don't know how the justices will rule. No one does. But,
one way or the other, they'll make a decision before the semes-
ter ends and that's the problem. The court's job is to interpret
UF's Student Body Constitution. It has no business butting into
a political controversy.
Oh, and before you ask no, there's nothing in the constitu-
tion that prohibits online voting. Article VI, which deals with
elections, doesn't mention the Internet, "secured-site" systems
or even paper ballots. In fact, it's completely silent on voting
methods.
The only rule against online voting is in Student
Government's election code, which forbids any voting method
that isn't allowed in real Florida elections for mayors, governors
and the like. If SG wanted to, it could change the election code
overnight. Presto! You've got true online voting.
SG won't do that, naturally even though more than 80
percent of the student body wants to vote online. Like the Gator
Party before it, the Swamp Party knows higher voter turnout
could loosen the Greek machine's grip on campus politics.
Of course, you don't win any popularity contests by telling
four out of five voters to get bent. That's why SG took its case
to the Supreme Court. If the court rules against online voting,
Swamp's off the hook. Sorry, but you heard the chief justice
- it's out of our hands!
Shame on Student Body President John Boyles for trying
to trick the voters. But most of all, shame on the UF Supreme
Court for playing along in the future, we hope the justices
stay in their own lane. SG needs a truly independent judiciary.



Happy holidays, folks


In case you've been liv-
ing under a rock, we've
got something to tell
you today's the last day
of classes. No, seriously.
And this paper, the one
you're reading now? It's the
last issue of the Alligator
before Winter Break. We've
got finals too, you know.
Since this is our
last opportunity, the
Alligator wishes ev-
eryone in Gainesville a
merry Christmas, happy
Hanukkah or kickin'
Kwanzaa. Oh, and a decent
December to all the atheists.
As far as the Alligator goes,
the rumors are true we
worship Satan. Hail Satan!
Unfortunately, there's no
winter holiday for us.
But no matter. We're
looking forward to a few


weeks of rest and relax-
ation, just like everyone
else napping on the
couch, eating our parents'
food and trying not to
think too much. God, we
can't wait. But next month,
it's right back to the daily
grind. And that's where
you come in, dear reader.
The Alligator always
needs new blood. No,
not literally that "Hail
Satan!" thing was a joke.
Mostly. We're talking about
new writers, photogra-
phers, copy editors and
members for our edito-
rial board. So enjoy your
Winter Break, but keep an
eye out for next semester's
Alligator open house,
where we'll scout out fresh
talent. Hopefully, we'll see
you there.


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One thing I like about UF President Bernie Machen
and much of the UF administration is the common
belief that there's always room for improvement.
Whether their methods are effective or not, we should al-
ways develop new ways to improve our university.
With that in mind, I've come up with a few ways to
transform UF from a great university to an absolutely
freaking amazing university. Keep in mind, of course, that
these are only ideas. I haven't worked out the minute de-
tails yet but you need to start somewhere, right?
First of all, would it be possible to convince the res-
taurants on University Avenue to start accepting Gator 1
Cards? Don't want to go to Gator Comer Dining Center?
Head over to Firehouse Subs. Tired of Broward Dining
Hall? Grab lunch over at The Pita Pit.
Yes, UF would lose some revenue, but I bet students
would love it. Perhaps UF could even add a surcharge for
frequenting off-campus vendors. I'd gladly pay an extra
buck or so if it meant I could get Chipotle on declining
balance.
A more feasible idea for improvement would be to
regularly upgrade the dorms= I'm not talking about in-
stalling marble tiling or anything crazy. I mean making
sure everything is in working order and replacing it
when it's not.
For instance, half the dryers in my dorm have been
broken since the start of the semester, and there has still
been no noticeable work done on them. All of us campus-
dwellers would be better off with an even more efficient
Inter-Residence Hall Association.
How about this: Let's make more student seats avail-
able for away games.
SNow, I'm not going to fool myself into thinking anyone
actually cares about students when it comes to sporting
events. Everyone knows they're just meant to get money


UF's big problems
S from alumni and commercial
sponsors.
But only 1,500 student seats
for the Southeastern Conference
Championship? When the Georgia
Dome holds 80,000 or more? Give
Dan Burroughs me a break!
Dan Demands And as for the more serious is-
letters@alligator.org sues, UF shouldn't deter able and
promising students from attend-
ing by reducing its National Merit
Scholarships. It's in the university's interest to attract the
best students it can.
To that end, let's partner up with some of the local
Gainesville schools and improve the educational stan-
dards there so they can produce their own able and prom-
ising students. Every great university could use a few
feeder schools, right?
Speaking of which, UF as a whole should stop being so
stingy with the cash when it is needed and stop loosen-
ing the purse strings when it's not.
UF students and the opportunities offered by this cam-
pus should be the first priority, and the administration's
expenditures should reflect that. Money shouldn't go into
the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences' faulty budgets or
Machen's overinflated paycheck.
And speaking of CLAS, what should we do about it?
Set up a system of accountability. And for God's sake, if
the budget doesn't even out, then don't approve it!
Like my ideas or hate them, we should all be trying
to come up with some of our own. Machen has his own
ideas for a better UF let's make sure ours make the cut
as well.
Daniel Burroughs is a journalism freshman. His column
appears on Wednesdays.


The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.


Today's question: Should it be
easier for out-of-state students to
establish residency in Florida?


Tuesday's question: Will the Leg- 53% YES
islature approve UF's Academic 4
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Enhancement Program? 36 TOTAL VOTES


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'Minus' grades won't reverse grade inflation
In her Tuesday column supporting "minus" grades,
Jessica Holland made a glaring error. She decried
grade inflation at UF, but Holland seems to believe
that, under the proposed grading system, professors
will give students A-minuses instead of B-pluses.
I don't understand how giving a student an earned
A, even if it is 89.5 percent, is grade inflation while giv-
ing a student an A-minus with an 89.4 percent is not.
Moreover, grade inflation has afflicted many of
UF's peer institutions including the University
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which uses minus
grades.
Aimee Collins-Mandeville
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Don't blame Muslims for France's recent riots
Monday's editorial, "Quran ban," did a decent job
of conveying its message. However, as a Muslim, I felt
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HOLIDAYS

Institute hosts early Kwanzaa cultural celebration


By ALEX TIEGEN
Alligator Writer
atiegen@alligator.org

Kharrie Wimberly has faith. It is
the meaning of her Swahili middle
name, Imani. And it's one of the
reasons why Kwanzaa, which fo-


cuses on faith as one of its seven
principles, is special to her.
Wimberly, a sixth grader, cel-
ebrated Kwanzaa with about 40
other guests Tuesday night in
the Rion Ballroom. Though the
holiday begins Dec. 26, the guests
celebrated early so UF students


could attend before going home
for Winter Break.
In the ballroom, the Caribbean
Student Association's dance team
flipped their skirts and swayed to
traditional music. A pair of danc-
ers also joined the celebration as a
student in a red dress stomped to


Luanne Dietz/ Alligator
Pastor David Richardson plays a closing piece with backup from The Forces of Kwanzaa singers at the
holiday celebration in the Rion Ballroom.


the music.
Kwanzaa was created in 1966
to provide black Americans
with an Afrocentric alternative
to Christmas. The holiday was
founded by Ron "Maulana"
Karenga, founder of the United
Slaves black nationalist organiza-
tion and university professor, in
1966. It is a cultural celebration,
not a religious holiday.
Each night, families light a can-
dle in seven-stalked candelabras
and celebrate a different Kwanzaa
principle with a Swahili name. The
first night celebrates Umoja, or
unity. The holiday also celebrates
principles of self-determination,
collective work and responsibility.
"It does embrace principles that
are important," said Darius Bost,
director of the Institute of Black
Culture.
Students performed a skit
where two children learned about
the principles of Kwanzaa. Then,
students recited the seven prin-
ciples of the holiday as they lit the
red, black and green candles of the
Kwanzaa candelabra.
Wimberly, 11, and her friend
had been invited to the celebration
by their mentors in the Dr. Betty
Shabazz Delta Academy, a mentor-
ship program run by UF's Delta
Sigma Theta Sorority.
She had never been to a
Kwanzaa celebration before,
and she said she was glad black
people had their own holiday to


Luanne Dietz/ Alligator
Anawar Archer lights cer-
emonial candles in honor of the
seven principles that represent
Kwanzaa during a ceremony
sponsored by the Institute of
Black Culture and the Division
of Student Affairs. Kwanzaa is a
cultural holiday.
celebrate.
Singers from The Forces of
Kwanzaa group sang gospel dur-
ing the show. The celebration
ended with a drumming session
by Uchenna Echeazu.
Kwanzaa officially starts Dec.
26 and ends Jan. 1.
The celebration was sponsored
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HEALTH CARE

UF health plan arrives late for some


By ALEJANDRA CANCINO
Alligator Writer
acancino@alligator.org

A few months ago, Jaimy Mann got an
unexpected surprise.
She and her husband had talked about
having a baby in January 2007, when UF's
new health insurance plan is set to kick
in, but she became pregnant this Summer.
Now. Jaimy is falling into debt trying to
keep up with pregnancy expenses.
After 30 years of saying no, UF will offer
free health insurance to about 4,500 gradu-
ate assistants this Spring but for students
like Jaimy, the university's move came too
late. Because Jaimy became pregnant before
her GatorGradCare insurance is set to take
effect, the insurance company won't cover
the costs of her pregnancy.
Additionally, Jaimy didn't know that
her current insurance plan doesn't cover
pregnancies. As a graduate student earn-
ing $15,000 a year and working to pay off
$60,000 in college debt, she just picked the
cheapest plan.
She and her husband, Brian, are relying
on credit cards to pay for their pregnancy.
So far, they have spent about $7,000.
To save money, Jaimy is delivering her
baby with midwives rather than in the
hospital. A natural delivery means no anes-
thesia. Though this method is about $4,000
cheaper than a hospital delivery, she won-
ders if she'll be able to take the pain.
"The birth is the scary part ... and that
something would go wrong," she said.
Brian, who is also a UF graduate stu-
dent, knows about Jaimy's fears. But he also
knows that as graduate students, a natural
delivery is all they can afford.
Their salaries total $30,000 a year.
Brian's salary comes from a fashion
company in Los Angeles. Since he free-
lances his work, the company does not offer
him health insurance.


Jaimy came to Gainesville in 2004 to
pursue a doctoral degree in children's lit-
erature. Her dream is to become a professor
and an author.
Brian moved to Gainesville a year later
to be near his wife. Once here, he decided
to pursue a master's degree in fine arts with
a concentration in digital media. Like his
wife, he eventually wants to teach.
To make more money, Brian had
planned to get a second job as a teaching as-
sistant with the College of Fine Arts, but he
ultimately declined the position because the
college only offered $270 every two weeks
- roughly $5,000 a year.
To help the couple's financial situation,
"We don't live in extreme pov-
erty, but we are short in money."
Brian Mann
expecting parent

Jaimy tried to apply for Medicaid, a federal
health services program, but her applica-
tion for full coverage was denied. She ap-
pealed the decision, but appeals usually
take months, and Medicaid doesn't refund
any expenses, she said.
By the time she gets an answer, her baby,
whom she has named Querelle, might al-
ready be in her arms.
Todd Reynolds, chief steward for,
Graduate Assistants United, UF's graduate
student union, said the university often cit-
ed insufficient funding as a reason to deny
health insurance to graduate students.
"It was not seen as a priority," he said.
But Reynolds, who helped UF search for
the best insurance plan, also mentioned the
plan's positive features.
GatorGradCare offers a maximum of $1
million in coverage for each injury or illness
and a $2,000 cap on prescriptions. Another
UF health insurance plan offers $100,000 for
each injury or illness and has a $600 cap on


prescriptions.
Reynolds also helped negotiate a $400
subsidy for graduate assistants' health in-
surance during the 2004-2005 school year.
During the last school year, he helped in-
crease that subsidy to $500.
Because the new plan starts in Spring,
graduate assistants received a $250 subsidy
this Fall as well.
UF spokesman Steve Orlando said he
didn't know why the university didn't offer
health insurance to its graduate assistants
in the past.
However, he said President Bemie
Machen might have decided to offer it to

remain competitive with other top schools
and to boost graduate-student recruitment.
Though GratorGradCare won't pay for
Mann's pregnancy, she will still receive the
plan's other benefits this Spring. However,
if she wants to add Querelle to her policy,
she would have to pay about $500 a semes-
ter out of pocket.
Jaimy and Brian smile when they talk
about Querelle. Jaimy often caresses her
belly, and she likes showing off her baby's
first pictures black-and-white scanned
copies of an ultrasound.
Now entering her eighth month of preg-
nancy, Jaimy has gained about 30 pounds.
Her prepregnancy clothes don't fit any-
more, so she is selling them on eBay.
Jaimy is applying for a $32,000 fellow-
ship with the University of San Francisco.
"I don't know if I am going to get it," she
said, brushing the subject aside.
The fellowship would alleviate the
couple's financial situation and could help
Jaimy in eventually pursuing a career.
The soon-to-be parents have received a
few gifts for Querelle's arrival in February,
but they know they would need more to
pay for 10 diapers a day and a myriad of
baby-care products.
"We don't live in extreme poverty, but
we are short in money," Brian said.


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GOALS, from page 1


Student Body Vice President
Arturo Armand said he and Bryan
Scott, Cabinet director for technol-
ogy, worked together to bring SG
podcasts to UF students another
Swamp promise. Scott said podcasts
with updates from Boyles and inter-
views with Accent speakers would
be available by Jan. 15 at the latest.
Meanwhile, Student Body
Treasurer Ryan Moseley said he
has taken on several pet projects he
hopes to accomplish by the end of
his term.
After'securing coupons that help
UF students get discounted rates on
professional exam reviews, he said
his next project will lower the cost of
course packs for students.
Moseley is working to get the


information from CD course packs
onto WebCT so students would not
have to purchase expensive soft-
ware. He estimated that putting the
information online would cost about
$50,000.
Senate President Josh Weiss, who
ran with the Swamp Party this Fall,
has worked to bring more covered
bus stops to campus, though not
all of the locations have been deter-
mined. The new shelters will appear
on campus by August 2007, he said.
Weiss also said the Reitz Union
medicine vending machines he has
fought for would be placed in union
bathrooms by the end of the school
year.
Although Swamp officials say
they're making progress with goals,
former Sen. Rosemarie Clouston
said they haven't done enough.
"I'm not an unyielding critic of
the administration," Clouston said.


Kim Wilmath / Alligator Staff


"If they do something good, I'll pat
their backs; but there hasn't been-
enough of that."


SBoyles said the first half of his
term has seemed like "a blur to me
on one hand, and on the other


it seems like it's been forever,"
he said. "There's six months left
- we've got a lot left to do."


Creating outdoor rink in subtropical climate requires complicated steps


ICE, from page 1


in a subtropical state.
Hundreds of half-inch plastic pipes are laid lengthwise
across the sand-covered rink.
"Then comes the chiller," Holland said.
The chiller is a massive contraption that looks like a dozen
AC units mounted atop a 9-foot-tall, 22-foot-long steel box. It is


filled with 12 55-gallon drums of antifreeze and water.
The chiller brings the antifreeze mix down to about 12 de-
grees, and then a large pump sends the below-freezing mixture
coursing through the network of pipes.
Water is then sprayed on top of the pipes in layers, and the
ice begins to form.
"Once the chiller makes ice," Holland said, "it cuts on and
off like your air conditioner."
Bill Bryson, the city's events coordinator, said the skating


rink has returned this year because of its popularity, despite the
fact that it didn't make a profit in 2005.
"It came in a little below break-even last year because one of
the sponsors didn't come through," Bryson said.
From Thursday through Dec. 17, the rink will open at noon
on weekends and 4 p.m. on weekdays. Between Dec. 18 and
Jan. 1, the hours will be noon until midnight every day. The
Plaza Ice Palace will be cosed on Christmas Day.
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SIGN 12MTH LEASE GET 5% DISC IN
YOUR MTHLY RENT! Female roommate
needed for a FULLY CLEAN furnished 4BR/
4BA.Close to UF,$450 includes ALL utilities:
DSL,Water,Cable,Electricity.Avail Spring.Call
Dory 954-816-1468 12-6-4-1

3BR/3BA avail at The Crossing at Santa Fe.
Individual leases. Discounted to $370/mo/
rm. Cable TV, internet, W/D, fitness center,
computer lab. Right across from SFCC. Call
503-781-4599 or tairab@ufl.edu. 12-6-8-1


I For Rent
U unfurnished


-WALK to UF/SHANDS***
2BR each w/own bath, ceramic tile, W/D
in apt, nice pool view, 975 sf. 1/2'mi to UF.
SHORT TERM LEASE AVAIL. Lease to
own avail. Discounts avail. 352-804-1030
1-16-10-1

Gainesville Place $489/month
mid Dec thru end of summer C
1 b/b in 4 bed/bath, females
Bridget 561-253-4335
2800 SW 35th Place 12-6-1-1

Roommate needed for 2BR/2BA in
Stoneridge apartments. Big Bedroom, walk-
in closet, High Speed Interent, free cable.
Rent $425. Fully furnished all you need is
your bedroom furniture. Avaioabe after 12/11.
Call Eric Woods 352-359-7654 12-6-1-1


For Rent
unfurnished

*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1 BR apt. $345/mo.
*1BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-39.01. 12-6-72-2

AVAILABLE JANUARY
Across from UF!
Studios and 1BRs
From $405
Open Weekends 371-7777
12-6-72-2

LYONS SPECIAL
$99 1st month's rent
377-8797
12-6-72-2

Wake up & walk to UF
Studios & 1 bedrooms
Starting @ $554
Pet friendly, Pool
*Come Seel 372-7111*
12-6-72-2

JANUARY AVAILABILITY!
1 & 2 BRs HUGE Floorplans!
Water/Sewer includdl Pets OK
Affordable Rates!
Bus/Bike to UF 335-7275 12-6-72-2

New Year, New Place Downtown!
Spacious Two Bedroom Townhouse
Alarm*Washer & Dryer*Pets OK
Nightlife Restaurants Shopping
Limited Availability! 338-0002
12-6-72-2


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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

All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination." We will
not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. All employment opportunities advertised herein are subject to the laws which prohibit discrimina-
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offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.


*SUN ISLAND APTO
O*Walk or Bike to Campus**'-
1-1 from $500/mo*O2-1 from $550/mo
www.sunisland.info*00376-6720
12-6-72-2

Apartments off SW 20th Ave. Close to shop-
ping, bus line and 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!*
1BR/1 BA*2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA TH
Close to UF!*Gated*24hr Gym*Tanning
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

-* 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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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 Extras!
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*All the extras!
Call for specials 377-2801
12-6-72-2

Get yours before it's gone!
Spacious 1, 2, 3, or 4BR 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
4/4'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


For Rent
a l unfurnished

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 w/W/D. 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 wl 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
1-31-35-2

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

DECEMBER FREE
1 BR Villas Starting @ $499. 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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U unfurnished

GATOR PLACE APARTMENTS
3600 SW 23rd St. 1.5 miles to Shands/VA
2BR/1 BA, $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

**0005 MINS TO UFO*"O0
3BR/2BA, garage, FL rm, wd firs, carpet,
vaulted ceiling, fenced yd, exc cond Avail
now. 1 mo free 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 0 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 NW6th ST. 375-7104. 12-6-12-2

311 "Lilly" House $950/mo. Wood floors,
WID 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

"1 BR1 BA**No Application fee**
* 3 blks to UF Gatornest Apts; 300 NW
18th St $495-0 4 biks to UF Gatorside
Apts; 1600 NW4th 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 UFI 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


S For Rent
Sunfurnished

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 3/2.5w/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 units Only one year old.
$699-$1250/mo.
Union Properties, Inc.
373-7578 www.rentgainesville.com
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


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U unfurnished

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

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

1BR/1 BA 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/1 BA 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 1-12-10-2


Brand new, 2BR/2.5BA Woods Edge South
(35th & 34th). $995 + util/month, unfur-
nished. Avail. Now. Lease is negotiable.
12- 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 intemet.
Furniture avail. Avail Jan '07. $990/mo. Call
305-984-3856 12-6-4-2


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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

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 31stAve) 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 SHANDSIUF 2BR
1BA 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


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1st MONTH FREE @
Capstone Quarters, furnished
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 UFI 1st month free
3BR 1BA house, wood floors,
Carport, W/D hookups, $995/rent,
126 NW 10th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 12-6-3-2

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

Large (1600 sq ft.) 3BR/2BA House in quiet
neighborhood. (1140 NE 10th Aye) 15 min.
to campus. Wood/tile floors, cent A/C, WID,
scm. porch, private fenced backyard. Non
smokers $850/MO 375-6854 12-6-2-2

AVAILABLE DEC. 1
2BR Apartment in Duckpond. Excellent loca-
tion. No lease required. Only $625/MO 316-
0888 12-6-2-2

ACROSS STREET FROM NORMAN HALL.
1BR/1BA for short term. W/D in unit. New
building. Beautiful views. Walk everywhere.
Available December 15 904-759-6288
12-6-2-2

New 1600 sq ft home, 3/2 + garage. 2.5 mi to
UF & SFCC. Luxury carpet, tile, appliances.
1 month free rent. $1280/mo. Call 352-745-
6111 12-6-1-2


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Sunfurnished

House for rent, 3/2 w/study or 4th BR,
1450 sq ft. 1.5 mi to UF, on bus line, close
to mall, elementary school & GHFC. Nice.
for family or grad students. $1250/mo.
Drive by 1st, then call. 531NW 52nd Terr,
352-371-2308 12-6-4-2

***DUCKPOND9O
1BR/1BA in historic home. Quiet & peaceful.
Amazing location. Only blks to downtown.
304 NE 6th St. $460/mo. Avail immediately
379-4952 12-6-1-2

HISTORIC DUCKPOND
2BR/1.5BA, amazing location only blocks to
downtown,. 508 NE 4th Ave. A steal at only
$625/mo. Call 379-4952 for appointment.
12-6-1-2

1BR in a 3BR/2BA, HUGE master BR w/
private bath. $300 + utils, Boardwalk Apt.
Close to UF. Nice roommates, female pre-
ferred. Available Dec 17th. Call Alex @ 318-
2618 or amazingalex@gmail.com 12-6-1-2

STUDIO APT 1.5 mi to UF & mall.
Contemporary stule, 10' ceilings, marble &
glass tile bath, laundry avail, incl utils, fast
inet, cqable, no pets, no smoking. $375/mo.
Avail Jan 1st. Call 262-1838 12-6-1-2

2BR/2BA avail Oakbrook condos. Pool, W/D,
sofa set, tiled kitchen & dining, living room.
Walk to UF & Shands. $800 or $400 per
room. Avail ASAP. Call Jim 352-854-2693
leave message. 12-6-1-2

* 2 rms avail in brand new 3BR/2BA house.
Incl all utils. $400/mo.
0 3BR/2BA condo incl W/D, new A/C unit
and new appliances. $1100/mo.
Call Ryan 321-438-9261 12-6-1-2

AVAILABLE NOW! Cute 3BR/1BA house,
2 mi north of UF. Near bus rte, Wal-Mart &
Sam's Club. Hardwd floors, fireplace, jacuzzi
tub, W/D, fenced yard, goldfish pond. Dec
rent free. $800/mo. 352-359-4124 Nickki
12-6-1-2

Spring Sublease. Quaint 1BR house apt. in
downtown Gainesville. Perfect for someone
who wants an affordable place to live alone.
$430/mo. 352-262-4450 12-6-1-2


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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


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

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. 12-6-12-3

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


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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

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

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/m'o 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


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

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 CampusM!!
Perfect Spring and Summer Rental. Walk to
campus, midtown, O-dome, and the Swamp
in seconds. Graduating in Dec. and the
apartment will be ready by the 20th of Dec.
ibd/lba 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

1BR/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 okl! 12-6-4-3


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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. 1 BR/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

1/1 in 4/4 at Countryside, unfurn,
prefer female. $350 includes intemet & util;
W/D. Avail Dec 1st. 561-512-7733 or
561-575-3821 12-6-2-3

Spacious 1BR/1BA apt. 640 sq. ft.,
W/D in unit $680.00/MO rent.,
sublet lease, rentor pays electric.
Will pay all your move in costs.
Can move in today, Call 352-258-8593
12-6-2-3

DOWNTOWN GAINESVILLE 1BR/1BA
Wisteria Downs/Arlington Square.
Located 1 block behind Dragonfly.
W/D. Security. Pets ok. $769/MO obo
Tara 352-256-1887 12-6-2-3

SPRING SUBLEASE in 5BR/2BA house
3 blocks from UF campus. $335/MO
Call Polly 919-824-0201 12-6-2-3

The Crossing at Santa Fe. Right across
from SFCC. Fully furnished. All Utilities
included. Jan-July. $439/mo. Fees on
me. Bus routes to UF. Call at 672-1209 or
ganbanus@hotmail.com 12-6-1-3

1 BR/BA in 4BR/BA condo.
Prefer upperclassemen/grad student. 2
girls/1 guy. $425/mo. All uitls, cable and in-
ternet incl. Call Josh 352-494-2394 Available
January 1, 2007. 1-11-5-3
1BR/1BA only $475/mo.-Great location by
Best Buy, Target. Pet-friendly, central air,
dishwasher. Free washer/dryer with sub-.
lease: Call 352-219-2558 12-6-1-3

1/1 in 3/3 apt in Cobblestone. $575 includes
cable, int, & util, W/D; partially furnished; free
amenities; must be female; avail Jan; call
561-827-5427 1-11-5-3 --

1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA at, Melrose Apts @
$560/mo. Fully furnished. Utils included.
TV & interest also included. 1st month
free. Call Mateo 352-672-1123 or email
macriovich@hotmail.com 12-6-1-3


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ROOM FOR RENT
$265 per month. 3 blocks from Campus. 18th
Street & NW 3rd Place. Call Erick 727-599-
9865 12-6-1-3

HOUSE IN DUCKPOND
2BR/1BA, sunroom, fenced yard. $650/mo.
Avail Jan 1. Call 284-0358 12-6-1-3

OXFORD MANOR 1/1 sublease in 3/3 town-
house. Includes utilities, cable, W/D. V-ball
crt in backyard. $390 neg. 407-719-4159.
Email: Etbitmydog@aol.com 1-29-15-3

2 or 3 BR apt sublease in Tivoli w/washer
and dryer, balcony, private bathrooms.
Rooms available from Dec 1 through August
1. 2BR/2BA for $410 each or 3BR/bath for
$345 each. Leave message at 352-359-6473
12-6-1-3 -

ESTATES!!!
1 or 2BR in 4BR/4BA. Fully furn, util, incl
poolside, spring/summer sem. $535/mo.
Price neg. Call Kristin. 386-299-2028 12-
6-1-3


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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

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

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


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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 1BR/1BA
in 4/4 condo $425 incl utilities, cable,
internet. W/D, pool, bus 20. Furn Iv/din, 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. $435 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

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 ferriale. 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,
internetrTV & 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, racf
quetball court, W/D, cable, internet, non-
smoker preferred. $480/mo incl every-
thing. Call 561-809-0892 12-6-6-4


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Share 2BR/2BA Treehouse Village condo 3
mi from UF w/Christian student. Pvt BR &
BA. All common areas shared. Price incls
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 '07 only. $330/mo everything incl.
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

Roommate wanted for 3/2.5 townhouse.
Master BR. Near NW 39th Ave. and 42nd
St. Pools, tennis, and-DSL. $500/MO utilities
included. No pets: Call 363-0143 or email
robertwaelder@bellsouth.net 12-6-2-4

Roommate fem, non-smoking seeking well
furnished with private bath townhouse clean,
quiet, close UF, cable, intern, W/D, park, se-
cure, $450 +1/2 util. Avail 407-702-4923
12-6-2-4

Room for rent in home near downtown. Must
be cool,mature, neat. No pets. Flexible lease.
$420/MO includes util. W/D. $300 deposit
Call Kyle 213-3998 Avail. Mid Dec. 12-6-2-4

NS, female to share 2/2 condo in quiet SE
area-Treehouse Village. On bus line. 2 pools
& fitness center. Newly remodeled & fur-
nished (except BR) W/D. Avail now $430/mo
+1/2 util +dep. 321-266-7069/ 321-725-4475
12-6-2-4

Need NS roommate to share 2BR/2BA
Campus Edge Condo. Steps to UF. New
carpet & paint, full kitchen, W/D, gym, pool.
$440/Mo +utils, internet, 352-328-5981
1-24-15-4


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$450/mo ALL INCLUDED!
Room available in beautiful 2003 home. Just
4.5 miles from Campus! RTS route 8, club-
house, pool, sauna, bbq, gym. Lrg Kitchen &
fireplace. #246-6552 12-6-1-4

2/2 ESTATES pool view & close to bus! 1 fe-
male roommate needed for sublease 12/20/
06 7/31/06. Awesome amenities, util incl,
furn. $500/mo. neg. bluelotus06@gmail.com
or 407-697-8098 12-6-1-4

UF Student roommate needed to share
2BR/2BA apt 1.5 mile to campus. Steps to
bus/pool/gym/comp lab $495 Cam/352-381-
7362, 770-429-3999 windsorparkatuf.com
1-11-5-4

Sublets and Rooms Available
All Florida Areas; All Mamor US Cities
Browse available Rooms FREE!
www.MetroRoommates.com
1-877-For-Rent (367-7368) 12-6-1-4

Seeking F for BR/BA in cute 3/3 townhome
Oxford Manor. $450/mo incl utils + $13/mo
for wireless internet. Jan rent free! Opt to re-
new. 2 pools, gym, comp lab, tanning, tennis,
bball, vball, gated. 954-661-0809 12-6-1-4

House to share beautiful 4 BR, 2 BA house.
in NW located 10 minutes from UF Spacious
bedrooms, furnished Den, Dining Area,
Kitchen & W/D. Large private backyard, off
34th St. $500/month all inclusive (utilities,
wireless internet, partially furnished bed-
room). To share with Ph.D. student. Robby
386.852.9247 or robbyn@ufl.edu 12-6-1-4

ROCKWOOD VILLAS Newly remodeled
2/2 1BR avail for male student. Non-smoker/
drinker. W/D,fully furn except BR. Will furn if
need. $400/mo + 1/2 utils. Free local phone
& wireless internet. Nancy 352-494-6110
12-6-1-4



S 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


S ll Real Estate


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 4-25-72-5

Duckpond Condo Spacious and to-
ally updated.'3BR/1.5BA, 1CG, 2 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

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.
12-6-13-5

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


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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

1999 4/4 @UF Williston & 23rd St.
Sec sys; W/D; fridge; c fans; DSL/cbl bdrms;
clean; x stor; top fircrnr; pool; on bus route;
$195k 904-759-1357 12-6-2-5

DON'T PAY RENT! OWN YOUR OWN
MOBILE HOME. 1993 mobile home 2BR/
2BA, large deck, shed, central air/heat, pet-
friendly park. $12,000. Call 321-750-3598
12-6-1-5

*LAND AUCTION* 230 Props Must be Sold!
Low Down / E-Z Financing. Free Catalog
(800)937-1603 www.LANDAUCTION.com
NRLL East, LLC:AB2509, Buleziuk:AU3448,
Johnston:AU3449, Mauck:AU3447. 12-6-
1-5

IRS public auction!!! 10 beautiful wooded
acres in Gainesville horse country. Sale
12/18/2006, 11 a.m. in Gainesville, FL. Visit
www.irssales.gov or call (850)445-4625
(Gary) for info. 12-6-1-5

PALM HARBOR Factory Liquidation Sale.
2006 Models Must Go! Modular, Mobile &
Stilt Homes. 0% DOWN When You Own Your
Own Land!! Call for FREE Color Brochure.
(800)622-2832. 12-6-1-5




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Call (352) 372-STOP


*LAND AUCTION* 230 Props Must be Sold!
Low Down / E-Z Financing. Free Catalog
(800)937-1603 www.LANDAUCTION.com
NRLL East, LLC:AB2509, Buleziuk:AU3448,
Johnston:AU3449, Mauck:AU3447. 12-6-
1-5

NORTH CAROLINA- BEAUTIFUL BLUE
RIDGE Mountain Views. 3.2 Acre Mountain
Estate. Heavily Wooded with Stream. EZ
Financing- $29,900. (800)230-6380, ext.620.
12-6-1-5

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA. MUST
SEE BEAUTIFUL & COLORFUL FALL
FOLIAGE! WESTERN NC MOUNTAINS
Homes, Cabins, Acreage & INVESTMENTS.
Cherokee Mountain Realty GMAC Real
Estate, Murphy. cherokeemountainrealty.c
om Call for free brochure (800)841-5868.
12-6-1-5
TENNESSEE Affordable lake & mountain
properties. Low property taxes. No state in-
come tax Four seasons- Southern hospitality.
For more info Call Lakeside Realty (888)291-
5253 www.lakesiderealty-tn.com. 12-6-1-5

WYOMING RANCH DISPERSAL 35 acres
- 49,900; 70 acres $89,900; 107 acres
- $129,900. Snow-capped mountain views.
Surrounded by gov't land. Abundant wildlife.
Recreational paradise. Low taxes. EZ terms.
Call Utah Ranches, LLC. (888)541-5263.
12-6-1-5

FOR SALE BY OWNER 29 single family
rental homes in Florida. Package deal OK
or just 1. Large income. Call Scott Lubik
(727)214-7442. Email: slubik4040@aol.com.
12-6-1-5

Gulf front lots $595k. Homes start-
ing mid $300k. New master planned
ocean front community on beautiful
Mustang Island, near Corpus Christi, TX.
www.cinnamonshore.com, (866)891-5163.
12-6-1-5

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS Large 5 acre tract
along very large trout stream with private
elevated homesite, good access, view,
trees, nearby river, $59,500 (866)789-8535.
12-6-1-5

Coastal Georgia- New, Pre- Construction
Golf Community. Large lots & condos
w/ deepwater, marsh, golf,nature views.
Gated, Golf, Fitness Center, Tennis, Trails,
Docks. $70k's- $300k. (877)266-7376
www.coopdrspoint.com. 12-6-1-5

GA/FL Border. Pre-Construction Grand
Opening. 20 AC $99,900. Pay No Closing
Costs. Terrific opp'ty to own 20 acres in GA.
Coastal region. New survey, subdivision
potential, excel financing at the unbelievable
price of $99,900. CALL NOW! (800)898-
4409 X1002 CLP-GA.Land Services LLC.
Licensed Real Estate Broker. 12-6-1-5


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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 const. 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

**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 3174031

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 o 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

*Beds *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

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

*ENTERTAINMENT CENTER large $50,
*DRESSER $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-


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


*l Computers


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


A+ computer f-eekl

333-8404
Computer Help! Now!
4-25-144-7

Computer Help Fast A+ Computer Geek
House/Dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/
ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 333-8404.
www.AComputerGeek.com 4-25-144-7







1-8-118-7

Easy, Inexpensive, Guaranteed
Computer Solutions Inc
352-371-2230
www.gainesvillecsi.com
Refer to this ad for 10% off 1-8-118-7






352.21.2980 sam
12-6-72-7

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
Student 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


mll Electronics


Finders Keepers? If'you find something, you
can place a FREE.FOUND AD in our lost &
found section. Be kind to someone who's lost
what you've found. Call 373-FIND.


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


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

*** 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.edulam/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-
417-3094Ari 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

What Destroys Relationships? Answer pg
446 Buy and Read Dianetics by L. Ron
Hubbard Send $8.00 to: Hubbard Dianetics
Foundation, 3102 N. HabanaAve., Tampa FL
33607 (813)872-0722. 12-6-1-10

METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$ Buy Direct
From Manufacturer. 20 colors in stock with
all Accessories. Quick turn around! Delivery
Available (352)498-0778 Toll Free (888)393-
0335. 12-6-1-10

ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do you earn
$800/day? 30 Machines, Free Candy All for
$9,995. (888)629-9968 BO2000033. CALL
US: We will not be undersold! 12-6-1-10

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU! What if you could
start your own business today for only $29?
Visit www.dpaschal.myarbonne.com and I'll
introduce you to the Arbonne Opportunity!
12-6-1-10

INDEPENDENT SALES REPS. Medical
equipment field, full or part-time, high com-
mission, need driven sales, on-going training
provided, investment required. (800)501-
9642. 12-6-1-10

WOLFF TANNING BEDS Buy Direct and
Save! Full Body units from $22 a month!
FREE Color Catalog CALL TODAY!
(800)842-1305 www.np.etstan.com. 12-6-
1-10

STEEL BUILDINGS. Factory Deals.
Save $$$. 40 x 60' to 100 x 200'. Ex: 50
x 100 x 12' = $3.60/sq ft. (800)658-2885.
www.rigidbuilding.com. 12-6-1-10

BUILDING SALE..."Don't Miss It!" Final
Clearance. Deposit will hold till spring.
25'x40'x12' $4800. 40'x60'x16' $12,800.
Front end optional. Rear end included.
Others. Pioneer. (800)668-5422. 12-6-1-10


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** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE,/PARTS
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 More!!
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
*0 1**i0 CASH PAID ********
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 ASAPI $1,350 OBO. Call
Bill @ 760-917-0056 12-6-5-11

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

50cc SCOOTER
2004 Bestar for sale. Excellent condition.
Low miles. $600/OBO. Call 786-564-1449
12-6-1-11


*2 Autos

*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or not!l
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 12-6-72-12
CARS -CARS Buy*Sell*Trade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.cbm
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
12-642-12
****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
12-6-72-12


$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CIEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
12-6-71-12

BEST CARS LOWEST PRICES
WE BUY CARS

www.39thaveimports.com
12-6-72-12
SUN CITYAUTO 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!
000 FREE S FREE S FREE* FREE*O
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. Call 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

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, 89k 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


1997 NISSAN ALTIMA SE
sedan, A/C, 5 speed, black w/gray cloth,
aluminum wheels, power everything,
107k, clean, $3,300 OBO 352-514-1800
frankiev@bellsouth.net 1-17-9-12

2000 CHEVY S10 2.2L 4 CYL
70k miles. AC/Heat, CD, radio. Great condi-
tion CORRECTED PRICE $6000 Call 335-
3959 1-8-2-12


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'95 HONDAACCORD LX
Clean interior, cold air, runs great.
This vehicle recently had over $2000
worth of maintenance. Must sell at $3200
Call Adam 352-222-0720 12-6-2-12

1995 SATURN SL2
Good running condition, cold A/C, oil & filter
changed recently. $2200. Call 352-318-8638
12-6-1-12

* 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


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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


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. 12-6-72-1


$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


$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
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 4-25-72-14

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


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


VALET ATTENDANTS
FT and PT. Must be customer oriented & de-
pendable. Call our jobline at 1-888-463-1954
ext 205.12-6-70-14


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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

CASH!I
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


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*00 SOCCER COACHESOOO
needed for GSA rec and camp youth teams.
Experience required. License preferred for
comp. For info:
contact@gainesvillesoccer.org or 379-5979
12-6-68-14

EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
Best part-time job you'll ever have
NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra .$5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW6th St
352-378-9204
12-6-72-14

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


Bento Cafe Hiring!
Sushi chefs & front staff for both locations.
Apply: Royal Park Theatre location. Exp pref
12-6-21-14

**DANCERS NEEDED**
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


PIZZA HUT-Now Hiring $10/HOUR + BONUS
DRIVERS & COOKS, Part time/Full time. Mortgage lender has immediate openings for.
5004 NW 34th St. 352-373-7733 12-6- college students for telephone sales posi-
30-14 tions. No exp required. Flex hours. Apply in
person between 3 & 6pm, Mon-Fri 1900 SW
34th St. Ste 206 (2nd flr above credit union)
PARADIGM PROPERTIES 12-6-15-14


Leasing Consultant, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
EOE, DFWP
352-375-2152 X301
www.teamparadigm.com
12-630-14

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
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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 or week-
ends @ hunter jumper/crosscountry farm. 20
minutes from UF. Will trade for lessons. Call
359-4149 12-6-14-14

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
plus gas $ perk. Call Lisa at Noah's Ark 376-
5008 12-6-9-14

ANOTHER NANNY
12:30 to 6PM 2 kids $10/hr plus $20 fdr gas.
Call Lisa at Noah's Ark 376-5008 12-6-9-14


BALLYHOO GRILL
Hiring servers and bartenders
Exp/holiday availability required.
Apply in person M-Th, from 2-4.
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
gyassociatesimaging.com for company info.
12-6-8-14

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

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
Apply in person after 3pm Sawamura
Japanese Steak House. 1624 SW 13th St.
12-6-6-14


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 s20 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


HbneyBaked 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

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 pr 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

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


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

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER III
to devise and develop software and related
procedures and write, test and implement
computer programs. Require masters in
computer science, computer engineering
or closely related field. Proficiency in XM!
(XSLT), PHP, SQL, & JAVA. 40 hours/week.
Send resume to:hr@gleim.com
Refer to job code FLDDP906
www.gleim.com 12-6-2-14

NANNY
for one year old twins weekdays, 30-40
hours/week. Infant/toddler experience a
must. E-mail sitterjob@cox.net with quali-
fications and references or call 335-8001
12-6-2-14

WE NEED GOOD HELP!
Call Damieon @ Molly and Friends Cat
Furniture Company 337-1535. Good pay!
Good job for good workers. Light duty manu-
facturing. Some exp helpful. 1-12-6-14

CUSTOMER SERVICE ASSOCIATES
THE OAKS MALL
CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER
P/T SEASONAL OPEN AVAILABILITY
Fax Resume 760-945-8886
Stop by Center for app-EOE
12-6-1-14

KAY'S COFFEE HIRING
Flexible hours new location at Archer Rd.
3100 SW34th St. 352-284-8061 12-6-1-14

GRAPHIC DESIGNER for women's health
clinic. Experience in Quark, Illustrator,
Photoshop. Must be able to work with mul-
tiple layers. Part-time work. Fax 336-9980 or
email: cptherapy@aol.com 12-6-1-14

RECEPTIONIST
Needed for busy Engineering firm in
Gainesville. Flexible hours. Exp. Preferred.
Call 375-8999 12-6-1-14

TUTORS NEEDED for lonl tutoring at-
risk elem school students spring term. 1-4
aftemoons/wk. $9.50/hr. 15-20 min drive
from campus. Fed Work Study work pemit
req'd. Volunteers welcome. 352-384-1155
st23@cox.net. 1-19-5-14

Assistant Manager Trainee. FT or PT
leading to FT for growing Dermatology of-
fice. Ideal position for person with BA in
business or similar degree with interest
in health care administration. Must learn
all aspects of billing, collections, accounts
payable/receivables/appointment scheduling
and front office management. Excellent sal-
ary and benefits for motivated individual. Fax
resume to 352-332-2966. 12-6-1-14

CABLE TECHS
G'ville,Ocala,Newberry;Video,HSI,VOIP
basic exp needed, benefits available, late
model truck/van & tools req'd 352-505-3984
1-11-5-14

PRESCHOOL EXP NEEDED
30 hrs; ams; immediate opening
$12 hr min; call Lisa @ 352-376-5008
Noah's Ark Nanny 12-6-1-14

$2,900 WEEKLY GUARANTEED! Address
letters for holiday cash. No experience nec-
essary. Free information. Start immediately!
Write: A&G Publications, 2370-G Hillcrest
Rd. #147-H, Mobile, AL 36695. 12-6-1-14

We have drivers projected to earn $56,000
this year! How much will YOU earn?
How much will YOU earn? Home weekly!
HEARTLAND EXPRESS (800)441-4953
www.heartlandexpress.com. 12-6-1-14

0/0 Driver The F/S is higher here! 'erc
down lease/low payments. $1.11 Avg. $2,600
Referral Bonus. Base Plate provided. FFE
(800)569-9298. 12-6-1-14

CLASS-A CDL DRIVERS- Now Hiring OTR
& Local Drivers- New Equipment; Great
Benefits; Premium Pay Package. Call Oakley
Transport, (877)882-6537. 12,6-1-14


REAL ESTATE INTERN
Earn credit hours. Flex hrs. Call Matt Price Classifieds..
352-281-3551 12-6-3-14 C d o ""
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DRIVER: YOU WANT IT, WE HAVE IT!
Solo, teams, owner operators, company
drivers, students, recent grads,regional,
dedicated, long haul. Van, flatbed. Must be
21. CRST Career Center. (800)940-2778,
www.driveforcrst.com. 12-6-1-14

Driver-BYNUM TRANSPORT needs
qualified drivers for Central Florida- Local
& National OTR positions. Food grade
tanker, no hazmat, no pumps, great ben-
efits, competitive pay & new equipment.
(866)GO-BYNUM. Need 2 years experience.
12-6-1-14

Come Live in the Florida Keys! 17-Unit
Waterfront Resort seeks 2 people with
Housekeeping and Maintenance experi-
ence. Housing provided. (305)393-2238.
12-6-1-14

Post Office Now Hiring. Avg. Pay $20/hour
or $57K annually including Federal Benefits
and OT. (800)709-9754 USWA Ref #P5799
Exam/Fee Req. 12-6-1-14

DATA ENTRY! Work From Anywhere.
Flexible Hours. Personal Computer
Required. Excellent Career Opportunity.
Serious Inquiries Only (800)344-9636 Ext.
700. 12-6-1-14

Earn Up to $550 WEEKLY Working through
the government PT No Experience. Call
Today!! (800)488-2921 Ask for Department
W21. 12-6-1-14


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IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Merdedes,
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 Lessons/English r
Alachua County's oldest & finest horse farm.
466-4060 12-6-72-15

***ECLIPSE SALON & BOUTIQUE***
Specializing in African-American hair.
RelTFers, color, cuts, weave, twist & more.
Healthy hair specialist. Call Tamesha or Pat
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FIRST-TEAM ALL-SEC OFFENSE
Name School Ht. Wt. Cl. Hometown
Martrez Milner Georgia 6-4 255 Sr. Gainesville, Ga.
Jacob Tamme Kentucky 6-5 240 Jr. Danville, Ky.
Arron Sears Tennessee 6-4 320 Sr. Russellville, Ala.
Zac Tubbs Arkansas 6-6 335 Sr. Cullman, Ala.
Tim Duckworth Auburn 6-4 310 Sr. Taylorsville, Miss.
Tony Ugoh Arkansas 6-5 305 Sr. Houston, Texas
Jonathon Luigs Arkansas 6-4 305 So. Little Rock, Ark.
Steve Rissler UF 6-3 310 Jr. Sarasota
Robert Meachem Tennessee 6-3 210 Jr. Tulsa, Okla.
Dwayne Bowe LSU 6-3 217 Sr. Miami
Dallas Baker UF 6-3 206 Sr. New Smyrna Beach
JaMarcus Russell LSU 6-6 252 Jr. Mobile, Ala.
Darren McFadden Arkansas 6-2 212 So. Little Rock, Ark.
Kenny Irons Auburn 5-11 200 Sr. Dacula, Ga.

SECOND-TEAM ALL-SEC OFFENSE
Name School Ht. Wt. Cl. Hometown
Andy Boyd South Carolina 6-4 265 Sr. Concord, N.C.
Richard Dickson LSU 6-3 237 Fr. Ocean Springs, Miss.
Chris Williams Vanderbilt 6-6 315 Jr. Glynn, La.
Drew Miller UF 6-5 305 Jr. Sarasota
Michael Oher Ole Miss 6-5 322 So. Memphis, Tenn.
Phil Trautwein UF 6-6 308 Jr. Voorhees, N.J.
Michael Aitcheson Kentucky 6-3 300 Sr. Miami
Antoine Caldwell Alabama 6-4 294 So. Montgomery, Ala.
Ben Grubbs Auburn 6-3 301 Sr. Eclectic, Ala.
Nick Jones Georgia 6-3 296 Sr. Bowdon,Ga.
Earl Bennett Vanderbilt 6-1 202 So. Birmingham, Ala.
D.J. Hall Alabama 6-2 188 Jr. Fort Walton Beach
Sidney Rice South Carolina 6-4 200 So. Gaffney, S.C.
Keenan Burton Kentucky 6-2 195 Jr. Louisville, Ky.
Chris Leak UF 6-2 195 Sr. Charlotte, N.C.
Andre Woodson Kentucky 6-5 232 Jr. Radcliff, Ky.
Benjarvus Ole Miss 5-11 215 Jr. New Orleans, La.
Green-Ellis
Felix Jones Arkansas 6-0 200 So. Tulsa, Okla.


FIRST-TEAM ALL-SEC DEFENSE
Name School Ht. Wt. Cl. Hometown
Glenn Dorsey LSU 6-2 284 Jr. Gonzales, La.
Quentin Groves Auburn 6-3 250 Jr. Greenville, Miss.
Jamal Anderson Arkansas 6-6 280 Jr. Little Rock, Ark.
Ray McDonald UF 6-3 280 Sr. Belle Glade
Patrick Willis Ole Miss 6-2 240 Sr. Bruceton, Tenn.
Quinton Culberson Mississippi State 6-0 239 Sr. Jackson, Miss.
Sam Olajubutu Arkansas 5-9 225 Sr. LaGrange, Ga.
Earl Everett UF 6-2 231 Sr. Webster
Wesley Woodyard Kentucky 6-1 212 Jr. LaGrange, Ga.
Reggie Nelson UF 6-1 195 Jr. Melbourne
Tra Battle Georgia 5-11 176 Sr. Forsyth, Ga.
Simeon Castille Alabama 6-1 192 Jr. Birmingham, Ala.
LaRon Landry LSU 6-2 204 Sr. Ama, La.

SECOND-TEAM ALL-SEC DEFENSE
Name School Ht. Wt. Cl. Hometown
Titus Brown Mississippi State 6-3 247 Jr. Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Derrick Harvey UF 6-4 260 So. Greenbelt, Md.
Tyson Jackson LSU 6-5 281 So. Edgard, La.
Charles Johnson Georgia 6-2 270 Sr. Hawkinsville, Ga.
Antwain Robinson Arkansas 6-3 255 So. Little Rock, Ark.
Will Herring Auburn -6-3 220 Sr. Opelika, Ala.
Jonathan Goff Vanderbilt 6-4 240 Jr. Stoneham, Mass.
Brandon Siler UF 6-2 235 Jr. Orlando
Tony Taylor Georgia 6-1 237 Sr. Watkinsville, Ga.
Ali Highsmith LSU 6-1 226 Jr. Miami
Jonathan Wade Tennessee 6-0 195 Sr. Shreveport, La.
Fred Bennett South Carolina 6-1 199 Sr. Manning, S,C.
Derek Pegues Mississippi State 5-10 188 So. Batesville, Miss.
Jonathan Hefney Tennessee 5-9 185 Jr. Rock Hill, S.C.
Chris Houston Arkansas 5-11 188 Jr. Austin, Texas
David Irons Auburn 5-11 188 Sr. Dacula, Ga.


Ryan Smith


FIRST-TEAM ALL-SEC -
SPECIAL TEAMS
Pos. Name School Ht WL Cl. Hometown
PK John Auburn 6-1 197 Sr. Brentwood,
Vaughn Tenn. >
PK James Tennessee 5-10 195 Sr. Hendersonville,
Wilhoit Tenn.
P Britton Tennessee 6-3 198 So. Knoxville, Tenn.
Colquitt
RS Mikey Georgia 5-10 163 Jr. Buford, Ga.
Henderson

SECOND-TEAM ALL-SEC -
SPECIAL TEAMS
Pos. Name School Ht. Wt. Cl. Hometown
PK Ryan South 6-3 197 Sr. Hickory, N.C.
Succop Carolina
PK Kody Bliss Auburn 5-10 177 Sr. Brentwood,
Tenn.
RS Felix Jones Arkansas 6-0 200 So. Tulsa, Okla.
RS CraigDavis LSI 6-2 199 Sr. New Orleans,
La.


5-10 165 Jr. Diamond Bar, Calif.


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The church of God of Pentecost of Haiti, and sister Hazel angel of Mercy
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Gainesville and Surrounding counties. Come and enjoy traditional Haitian
food and discussion for a Haitian church in the Gainesville community.
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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2006 E ALLIGATOR,,-21

UF MEN'S BASKETBALL

Gators hope for turnaround against Providence


By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Staff Writer
jmarina@alligator.org

Losing to Kansas was regret-
table, but losing to Florida State
was just plain deplorable.
S"We definitely have to go back to


having fun," forward Joakim Noah
said, "and having fun is winning.
When you lose, it's not as fun."
The Gators will try to create a
kid-in-a-candy-store type of fun
.tonight at 7 when they take on
Coach Billy Donovan's alma mater,


Providence.
After its loss to unranked FSU
on Sunday night, the UF men's bas-
ketball team (7-2) fell from fourth
to seventh in both the Associated
Press and ESPN/USA Today
Coaches' polls.


Andy Apicella / Alligator
UF junior forward Joakim Noah is hounded by Florida State forwards Al Thornton (12) and Uche Echefu
(41) and guard Jason Rich (25) on Dec. 3 during the Gators' 70-66 loss to the Seminoles.


The Gators did not lose their
second game last season until Jan.
25. While UF is not 100 percent
healthy forward Corey Brewer
is missing in action with mono-
nucleosis, and Noah is still battling
a respiratory infection Donovan
said illness was not the team's big-
gest problem.
The Gators turned over the ball
19 times, and the Seminoles capital-
ized by taking 14 extra shots as a
result.
"The thing that was disappoint-
ing to me in the turnovers was we
talked about that and then it was
from our key guys," Donovan
said. "It was from Lee Humphrey
and Taurean (Green) and Joakim
and Al (Horford). ... You've got to
give (FSU's) kids credit that they
made some tough plays when they
needed to, but we also probably
gave them wide open points where
we didn't have a chance to get back
and stop them."
UF's defense also struggled, as
Noah and Horford combined for 10
rebounds and one block.
"I think what me and Al have
to do a better job of is doing what
we did last year," Noah said.
"And that's playing defense and
rebounding and blocking shots and
doing things that affect winning."
UF is lacking a huge defensive
threat without Brewer, who leads
the team with 2.3 steals per game.
But a Christmas miracle may
come early this year for the Gators.


Brewer is doing better than
expected and may be back in hisr-
ange and blue uniform in time for
UF's matchup against No. 5 Ohio
State on Dec. 23.
"I do have a level of optimism
that he could be back before
Christmas if all goes well, which
would be pretty good," Donogan
said.
Donovan said Brewer told him
he feels fine, and the forward has
watched from the sidelines during
practices.
However, the Gators are still
waiting for doctors to give Brewer
the OK for physical contact.
"He's going to class, he's walk-
ing around. This is not a bed-rid-
den illness that he's on the flat of
his back," Donovan said. "He can
do anything; it's just the sweating
and being under physical stress
and under physical contact aren't
what (the doctors) want him to do
right now."
After their game against
Providence tonight, the Gators
have an 11-day hiatus to work out
some of the recent kinks before
their next game.
"You learn from your mistakes,
and this is very early in the season
and there's a lot of basketball to be
played," Noah said. "I feel like if
everybody on this team isn't will-
ing to change, then it's going to
be a really long season. We need to
change if we want to do something
special."


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Dec. 19. 8 p.m. San Diego
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(7 .i Illinois (10-2)
Considering this is the first game
of the bowl season, it's not a bad
matchup. TCU is ranked in the top 25
and has defeated Texas Tech early in
the season, while the Huskies have a
history of pulling off big upsets. NIU
tailback Garrett Wolfe is 100 yards
away from the 2000-yard mark and two
touchdowns shy of 20. TCU (-12)*



Dec. 23, 8 p.m. Fort Worth, Texas
Bell Helicopter Armed Forces

,iS Tulsa vs. Utah- ,

(8-4) (7-5)

Tulsa against Utah? Our armed
forces deserve better. Utah
(-2.5)


Dec. 28, 8 p.m. San Diego
Pacific Life Holiday
4/ California vs. Texas A M
A&M
(9-3) (9-3)

Once upon a time national title
contenders, the Golden Bears
can still conclude an impressive
season by defeatingthe up-and-
coming Aggies. Cal (-5)


Dec. 29, 7:30 p.m. Tempe, Ariz.
Insight
Texas Tech vs. Min- -
(7-5) nesota (6-6)
Minnesota snuck into a bowl
game by virtue of a 1-point victory
against North Dakota State. Despite
averaging more than 363 passing
yards per game, TeXas Tech's high-
powered offense doesn't always
show up. Texas Tech (-6.5)




Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m. Boise, Idaho
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Miarr,, ; ia ,,5 IN
(6-6) (8-4)
Something tells me those inner city
kids from Miami aren't going to find
that blue field very funny amid that
-30-degree wind chill. The good thing,
however, is that unless the Hurricanes
engage in a frenzied night of cow-
tipping, it might be difficult for them to
get into trouble in Idaho. Miami (-3)



Jan. 1, 5 p.m. Pasadena. Calif.
Rose Bowl presented bv Cltl
C USC vs. Michigan :"l
(10-2) (11-1)
Aside from last year's national title
game, this is one of the best Rose
Bowl matchups in years and it is the
battle of two teams who don't want to
be there. Michigan can make a case
it deserved to be in Glendale. But if
the Wolverines are still worrying about
the past, USC could make Michigan's
argument a moot point. Mich. (-1.5)


Jan. 3, 8 p.m.. New Orleans
Allstate Sugar -
Notre Dame vs. LSU 1
(10(10-2)
(10-2)

Notre Dame hasn't won a bowl
game since 1994. The Irish lost to
Michigan by 26 points and to USC by
20 points. Expect more of the same
against LSU. Luckily for Notre Dame
fans, the bars on Bourbon Street
should be open by halftime. LSU (-9)


2006 NCAA Bowl Schedule

Dec. 21, 8 p.m. Las Vegas Dec. 22, 8 p.m. New Orleans Dec. 23, 1 p.n
Pioneer PureVision Las R&L Carriers New Orleans Papajohl
f Vegas go Rice vs. Troy c. South
(2 Vegas East
BYU vs. Oregon (75 7, 8 East
(10-2) (7-5) (7-5) (7-5) (8-4)


BYU hasn't lost a game since mid-
September, losing early season
games to Arizona by 3 points and
Boston College by 7. The Ducks
have lost three in a row and five
out of eight. BYU (-4.5)




Dec. 24, 8 p.m.: Honolulu
SSheraton Hawaii
S Arizona State vs.
(7-5) Hawaii (10-3)
Hawaii quarterback Colt Brennan will
eclipse the 5,000-yard mark in this
game, and he has already thrown for
53 touchdowns this season. Arizona
State averages 27 points per game in
somewhat of a down year for the Sun
Devils offense. If you like defense, this
game will make you very, very sad.
Hawaii (-8)


Dec. 28, 8 p.m. Houston
S Texas
S Rutgers vs. Kansas
(10-2)- State (7-5)
It's Greg Schiano's Cinderella
Rutgers team against a K-State
team that defeated Texas
earlier this season. But if you
are goingto put a game on the
NFL Network, why not feature
one with some NFL prospects?
Rutgers (-7)




Dec. 29, 8 p.m. Orlando, Fla.
Champs Sports
,f, Purdue vs. Maryland.
(8-5)
Of Purdue's eight wins, none came
against a team with a winning
record. After a five-game winning
streak that made Maryland relevant
in the ACC, the Terps have been
brought down to Earth with two
straight losses. Maryland (-2.5)





Jan. 1, 11 a.m. Tampa
Outback
Tennessee vs. Penn
(9-3) State (8-4)-
After being shut out of a bowl game
last season, the Volunteers can't
really argue with an Outback Bowl
berth against Joe Pa's Nittany Lions.
The over/under on the number
of Bloomin' Onions Philip Fulmer.
consumes after the game is currently
set at 98. Tennessee (-4.5)



Jan. 1, 8 p.m. Glendale, Ariz
STostitos Fiesta
S Boise State vs. 'M ,i
Oklahoma
(12-0) i
Oklahoma has two losses but was
shafted by the refs in one of them.
The Broncos are in the BCS and
have yet to lose a game, but if the
Sooners come out with a strong
effort, Boise State might wish it had
lost a game earlier in the season.
Oklahoma (-8)


Jan. 6, Noon Toronto
4# International ,
C Cincinnati vs. Western -
(7-5) Michigan (8-4)

Cincinnati defeated Rutgers, but
is this really the game the NCAA
wants to display in its experiment
with bowl games outside of the
U.S.? Cincinnati (-7.5)


Troy will meet Rice in an
example of why there are
simply too many bowl
games. Rice (-7)


Dec. 26, 7:30 p.m.- Detroit
SMotor City
Middle Tennessee vs.
(9-4) Central Michigan (7-5)

This game might help clear the
haze on whether the MAC or the
Sun Belt is Division I-A's worst
conference. Central Michigan
(-10.5)


Dec. 29,1 p.m. Nashville, Tenn
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tS-! (7-5)
In a battle of ground attack
vs. aerial assault, Clemson
averages more than 225
rushingyards per game, while
Kentucky passes for 274 yards
per game, Clemson (-10)




Dec. 30, 1 p.m. Charlotte, N.C.
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(9-3) College ,

Navy steamrolls weak competition
but was blown out by Notre Dame
and Rutgers. Unfortunately for the
Midshipmen, Boston College may be
just as talented as those two teams.
Boston College (-6.5)





Jan 1, 1L30 a.m. Dallas
OV AT&T Cotton
i,, u.-. vs. Nebraska

(10-2) (9-4)


Texas is in the Alamo Bowl,
while Nebraska gets to play
a 10-2 Auburn team New
Year's Day. Are we missing
something? Auburn (-3)


Jan. 2, 8p.m. Miami
SFedEx Orange ,
Louisville vs. Wake IV
(11-1) (11-2)

Somethingtells me this isn't what
the Orange Bowl had in mind.
Louisville will be a substantial
favorite, but Wake Forest just
continues to surprise people.
Louisville (-9)




Jan. 7, 8 p.m. Mobile, Ala.
:,., GMAC
S Ohio vs. Southern
(9-4) Miss (8-5)

It's the Conference USA runner up
versus the runner up in the MAC.
They think if they play this game
later than they should, and there
are no other bowl games on that
day, you'll watch. Don't fall for it.
Southern Miss (-6.5)


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Florida vs.
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ght this matchup
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orida against the
st team in North
a? USF (-3.5)


Dec. 27, 8 p.m. San Francisco
Emerald
Florida State vs. UCLA
(6-6) (7-5)
UCLA is coming off a miracle upset
against archrival USC, while the best
team FSU has defeated all season
long may be Western Michigan. The
real question here is whether the
Seminoles continue their tradition of
driving to their bowl games. UCLA (-5)




Dec. 29,2 p.m. El Paso, Texas
Brut Sun en
Oregon State vs. Ji
(9-4) Missouri (8-4)

Missouri started the season 6-0
and Oregon State started the
season 2-3, but the Beavers will
enter the Sun Bowl with the better
record. Oregon State (-3.5)


Dec. 30.4:30 p.m. San Antonio
Alamo
Texas vs. Iowa
(9-3) (6-6)
Iowa can make up for a miserable
season by upsetting Texas, which once
upon a time was in the national title
race. If Longhorns quarterback Colt
McCoy can't return from an injury he
suffered in the final game of the season
Texas might have a serious problem at
quarterback. Backup quarterback Jevan
Snead has left the team, and he plans
to transfer. Texas (-11)


Jan. 1, 1p.m. Jacksonville
Toyota Gator
-West Virginia vs.
(10-2) Georgia Tech (9-4)
West Virginia averages about 39
points per game, while the Yellow
Jackets boast the No. 1 defense in
the ACC. Conversely, not even the
Mountaineers' questionable defense
can save Georgia Tech from its own
erratic quarterback, Reggie Ball. West
Virginia (-7)


Dec. 23, 4:30 p.m. Albuquerque, N.M
New Mexico .
New Mexico vs. San
Jose State
(6-6) (8-4)
You have to wonder if the main
purpose of this bowl game is
to get the Lobos a berth in the
postseason. After years of being
awful, even for the WAC's standards,
San Jose State is surprisingly
mediocre (for the WAC's standards,
of course). New Mexico (-5)




Dec. 28,4:30 p.m. Shreveport, La.
PetroSun Independence
2 Oklahoma State vs.
Alabama
(6-6) (6-6)

If not for the 12th game, odds are
that neither team is bowl-eligible,
so it is only fitting these teams will
have to take an exciting vacation to
Shreveport. Oklahoma State (-2.5)


Dec. 29,4:30 p.m. Memphis, Tenn.
AutoZone LlbertyaI,
Houston vs. South
i Carolina I
(10-3) (7-5)
-Houston is the Conference USA
champion, but all five of the
Gamecocks' losses came against
teams that were ranked 12th or
better at the time the games were
played. South Carolina (-3.5)





Dec. 30, 8 p.m. Atlanta
> Chlck-flI-A
S Georgia vs.Virgina n
i -li Tech (10-2)

Georgia won't have to travel far for
its bowl game, and the Bulldogs
should be thrilled with a Chick-
Fil-A Bowl berth, considering their
problems on offense this season.
The Hokies are quietly 10-2 and
have won six straight games. V-
Tech (-3)



Jan. 1, 1 p.m. Orlando
Capital One
Arkansas vs. Wis-
(10-3) consin (11-1)
Arkansas' three losses this season
have come against teams currently
ranked No. 2, No. 4 and No. 5 in the
Bowl Championship Series rankings.
Wisconsin is 11-1 and never got a
shot to play conference champion
Ohio State. That's probably a good
thing for the Badgers. Arkansas (-1.5)


Jan. 8, 8 p.m. Glendale, Arizona





UF vs. Ohio

State A
(12-1) (12-0)


Does Ohio State have a single weakness? Nobody is
giving UF a chance, and the Gators like that. All year
long, the Gators have been able to do just enough to pull
out a win, but the Buckeyes will undoubtedly be UF's
biggest challenge. The Gators have yet to lose a home
or neutral site game in the Urban Meyer era. Ohio State
(-7.5)




All.odds provided by Pinnacle Sports and accurate as
of Tuesday night.


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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2006 ALLIGATOR, 25


UF hosts Minnesota in regionals


By JOSH ARMSTRONG
Alligator Writer
jarmstrong@alligator.org

It's a rematch kind of.
When the No. 9-seed UF volley-
ball team (30-2) hosts eighth-seeded
Minnesota (25-7) in the Sweet 16 on
Friday night at 7, it will be the second
time the teams meet this season.
Can't find it on the schedule?
That's because the first rendez-
vous was a pair of practice matches.
Minnesota visited the Gale Lemerand
Athletic Center in the spring for two
best-of-five matches.
No Gators player could recollect
the score, but redshirt freshman mid-
dle blocker Kristina Johnson vaguely
remembers winning.
What senior defensive special-
ist Rhian Davis did take from the
practice was that Minnesota has a
soliddefense up front with a pair
of big outside hitters in 6-foot-4
Kyla Roehrig and 6-foot-1 Meghan
Cumpston.
This could translate into a long
night for UF's front row, which has
outblocked its opponents 27-9 so far
in the NCAA Tournament.
Also in the Gainesville Regional
is No. 1 Nebraska, the tournament's
top seed.
The Huskers will face 16th-seeded
San Diego at 4:30 p.m. before the
Gators take on the Gophers.
Davis said that while she can't
control what happens Friday, she


would like to knock off the No. 1
team.
"I want to play a great team,"
Davis said. "If you get to the final
rounds, you want to face the best four
teams in the country.
"I don't want an easy road."
If Nebraska goes to the Final Four,
it will:have home-court advantage,
since the final rot will be played
in Omaha, Neb.
"If you get to the final
rounds, you want to face
the best four teams in the
country."
Rhian Davis
UF senior defensive specialist

"That's a lot of motivation," junior
outside hitter Marcie Hampton said,
"especially for a Nebraska team that
draws thousands and thousands of
fans. It's going to be a sea of red if
they make it back home."
Nebraska eliminated UF from last
year's tournament in the regional
finals. It has never advanced to the
Final Four when not hosting a re-
gional.
As the field narrows, the Gators
must adjust to a new role: underdog.
UF could play the rest of the tour-
nament without facing a lower seed,
but junior setter Angie McGinris said
there's not much disparity between
the teams at this stage.


"Here and there, there's little dif-
ferences," McGinnis said. "Every
one of them has that one really good
player."
With the elevated competition,
unforced errors can equal the end of
a season.
Said Davis: "No matter who
you play,-the cracks get smaller and
smaller. Its all about who has the
least amount of errors."
UF averages only 4.9 hitting er-
rors per game to Minnesota's 6.2. The
Gophers also average more service
errors per game, leading UF 2.9-2.2.
Johnson said she relishes the op-
portunity and that UF can make a
major statement with a Final Four
berth.
"Yeah, ninth ranking, obviously,"
Johnson said. "Anyone ranked ninth
has something to prove."

SEC STRUGGLES: Though seven SEC
teams made it into the tournament,
UF is the only one to advance to the
Sweet 16.
Tennessee and Arkansas failed to
advance despite hosting the first and
second rounds. Kentucky is the only
other SEC team besides UF to win a
match in the tournament this year.
"We're a little bummed," Hampton
said. "LSU got a really bad draw."
The Tigers had to fly across the
country to California Polytechnic for
their first-round match, which they
lost to California 3-1.


Tim Casey/ Alligator Staff
UF senior defensive specialist Rhian Davis serves against UCF.
Davis and the Gators will play Minnesota on Friday.


Siler predicted national championship when Meyer arrived in 2004


FOOT, from page 27


"At that time, it was fragile," Meyer said.
"It could have imploded.".
SBut the championship pipe dreams under
Zook suddenly became reachable goals.
"I made a statement in our first pep rally
when (Meyer) got here about the vibe that I
got from him in his first meeting," linebacker
Brandon Siler said. "I said, 'We're going to win
a national championship.' That's what I said
a long time ago, and I think about that when
I watch him."
During Meyer's first spring camp, Lewis


crossed the line to cornerback and fought his
way into the starting lineup a year later.
A national championship would help the
Jacksonville native forget his days on offense,
"Our next thing is to bring that title back to
Gainesville," Lewis said. "If we do that, it can
put all that past and history behind." '
Meyer has had the same impact with high
school stars as he has with upperclassmen.
"He said while he was recruiting us that
you'll have a chance to play for the national ti-
tle," freshman Percy Harvin said. "Whether it
was this year or-three years later, he said we'd
have a chance to play for the national title."
The Gators freshman played a prominent.
role this season.


Harvin garnered MVP honors at
Saturday night's Southeastern Conference
Championship win against Arkansas. His
performance, gaining 167 total yards and two
touchdowns on 11 touches, capped an injury-
riddled yet successful season
for the UF freshman.
"It wasn't just me," said
Harvin, the SEC Freshman
Football of the Year. "Our whole class
wanted to contribute."
That included backup quarterback Tim
Tebow, who has been used more as a battering
ram than as a gunslinger. Tebow gives all the
credit to Meyer.
"There's always potential at the University


of Florida," Tebow said. "I think Coach Meyer
is a perfect coach to get that potential out ofthe
players. You see the great job that he's done."
But there have been speed bumps on
Meyer's highway to success.
In addition to a loss at Auburn, the situ-
ation with troubled defensive tackle Marcus
Thomas and also end Jarvis Moss kept
the Gators from a perfect season.
Still, the team has stayed dose to Thomas.
"I talked to Marcus today," said safety Tony
Joiner on Sunday, wearing a boot and sporting
crutches to protect his right ankle sprain. "He
was just happy for us. He just couldn't wait to
see us in Glendale."


Meyer still wants 8-team playoff


BCS, from page 27


be in, and they want to make sure that
they're able to participate."
SEC commissioner and BCS coordina-
tor Mike Slive said he is not opposed to
a change.
"There is not any format that does not
have advantages and disadvantages,"
Slive said. "And so we have continued
to look at some alternatives, but what-
ever we do, whether we keep it the way
it is or whether we modify it, it won't be
perfect."
UF coach Urban Meyer, who was
nudged into the No. 2 spot by the current
system, still prefers an eight-team playoff.
"It's an imperfect system, but those
guys have been asked to do a job that can't


be done," Meyer said. "I think it's the best
available system right now. Do I like it?
No, we need to change it."
Ironically enough, if it weren't for
the BCS, Meyer's undefeated 2004 Utah
team would have never
"l^ played in the Fiesta
Bowl.
S "We were very satis-
fied and just wanted
S to get to a BCS bowl
and do our best," said
l Meyer of his Utah team.
Meyer "But as I've gotten
older, I (realize) I would
have loved to see that Utah team play
some of those other teams. On any given
day, in the game of football, something
can happen. (A playoff) is the only way
to solve that."


MOTION, from page 27


belong to the men's basketball team, a
group of guys who God forbid ac-
tually enjoy playing together and have
exemplified the true meaning of "team."
Props to Al Horford, Joakim Noah and
Corey Brewer for looking at the millions
the NBA had to offer but deciding they'd
rather hang out in Gainesville.
The school and college basketball as a
whole are better for it.
Props to Billy Donovan for turning
UF's basketball program into one of the
best in the nation and for getting that first
national title. Here's hoping you sign that
contract extension, because college bas-
ketball needs you a whole lot more than
the NBA ever will.
Heck, let's keep going.
Props to Mary Wise for keeping the
volleyball team atop the Southeastern
Conference heap. That's 16 consecutive
SEC championships if you're keep-
ing score at home in a league that has
gotten progressively better because the


Gators have forced other teams to up-
grade their talent level.
Props to Rhonda Faehn and the
gymnastics team for finishing fourth at
the NCAA Championships. Props to
Corey Hartung for being named an All-
American in three different disciplines as
a true freshman.
Props to Becky Burleigh for delivering
another SEC soccer championship.
Props to Buddy Alexander and the
men's golf team for finishing second at
the NCAA Championships.
Props to the women's tennis team
for winning the SEC and reaching the
national semifinals.
Props to Jeremy Foley and Lynda
Tealer for adding women's lacrosse as the
next UF sport.
Maybe the man who defined the last
golden era of UF sports said it best after
his new team lost in maybe the loudest
environment ever in the Swamp.
"It just might be the year of the Gator,"
Steve Spurrier said after South Carolina's
17-16 loss.
Any way you slice it, that's exactly
what 2006 has been.





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ALLIGATOR
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Chance of lifetime arrives for seniors


By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
nzaccardi@alligator.org

Though Sunday felt like an eternity for UF's
players, the wait has actually been a few years
for some and a few months for others.
When FOX announced that UF would play
Ohio State in the national championship, the
relief poured out of seniors and freshmen alike.
Fifth-year senior cornerback Reggie Lewis,
who came in with former coach Ron Zook, re-
flected on the roller coaster ride.
"Nobody has been
through more than what
we've been through as the
seniors," said Lewis, who
has three interceptions this
season. "We've had a lot of
downs more than we've
had ups. This year we ended
Zook with a bang."
Lewis first arrived at
Gainesville as a wide receiver. While he caught
five passes in his first two seasons, the Gators
floundered with Zook at the helm;
They lost five games both years, falling in
the Outback Bowl and the Peach Bowl during
Zook's final two seasons.
When UF athletics director Jeremy Foley
hired Urban Meyer two years ago, the mood
among the Gators changed.
Meyer mentioned Zook holdovers Jarvis
Herring, Todd McCullough and Vemell Brown
as players who held the program together. The
coach has often hinted that the program was
mired in turmoil until the players turned their
attitudes around after a 30-22 loss to South
Carolina on Nov. 12,2005.

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UF senior cornerback Reggie Lewis defends Arkansas' Marcus Monk during the SEC
Championship. Lewis and the other seniors won't regret their shot at Ohio State,


By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
lanastasis@alligator.org

Bernie Machen hates the BCS.
Despite the fact that the No. 2 Gators
are on their way to the national champion-
ship game, UF's president won't rest easy
until a playoff system replaces the Bowl
Championship Series.
"We have to convince other schools that
a new system can be just as lucrative and
maybe more lucrative and fair and that it
can work," Machen said after Saturday's
Southeastern Conference Championship. "I
think there's so many people that think that
way that it's just a matter of getting it done.
In the end, I think we'll do it. It's about the
money."
UF will play No. 1 Ohio State in the Jan.
8 BCS Championship game. But the Gators


"We have to convince other
schools that a new system can be
just as lucrative and maybe more
lucrative and fair and that it can
work."
Bernie Machen
UF president

were one-hundredth of a point from watch-
ing Michigan take that honor away.
Without playoffs, two teams get a one-
time crack at the championship, even if a
handful of others also appear deserving.
"It's not fair. We should be talking about
packing our bags tonight," Machen said
Saturday night. "Instead, we're talking
about style points and who gets to vote. It's
ridiculous."


Machen has promised to address the is-
sue when the SEC presidents meet during
the spring. But he'll probably have to make
some Abraham Lincoln-type speeches to
change their sentiment.
Like Machen said, it's all about the
money.
Under the current bowl format, any team
that plays in a BCS bowl brings back money
for the conference's other schools. So the
presidents of weaker programs that are un-.
likely to make these bowls have little reason
to abandon the BCS bandwagon unless,
of course, the NCAA finds a way to still
compensate them financially.
"We're the kind of school that's going to
be in whatever system there is, whether it's
the BCS or a playoff," Machen said. "But
there are a lot of other schools that won't

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It's a great

year to be a

Florida Gator

H ey, you.
Yeah you, I'm talking
to you.
I'm talking to the people with
the newspapers held in their
hands or with a computer screen
in front of their noses.
You're lucky, with a capital
"L."
Chances are, if you're reading
this, you're a Gator fan, in which
case has life ever been better?
Your beloved football squad is
back in the title game for the first
time in
10 years,
guided by
a hotshot
; young
coachwho
spurned
Dan Treat the school
Dan in Motion with the
dtreat@alligator.org greatest
football
tradition
in the country to resurrect the
mess in Gainesville.
Urban Meyer turned the fdot-
ball program around from an .
utter mess back to the pinnacle in
just two years. Rise of the Gator
Nation, indeed.
And while we're at it, this isn't
a one-year fluke.
With the talent Meyer has in
reserve, you're going to see a new
dynasty at Florida Field. That's a
promise.
Let's give a hand to Bemie
Machen while we're at it.
Sure, 01' Bern has probably ru-
ined your tailgating, but wouldn't
you rather watch a winning team
than have to consistently drown
your sorrows?
Machen was the president at
Utah when Meyer coached the
Utes. Don't think it's a coinci-
dence that Meyer followed him.
Even though UF's football
team is going to the national
championship, that wasn't even
the biggest story in a football-
crazed town in 2006.
That distinction will forever
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a alligatorSports.org is putting together
a special BCS Championship game page.
We will have full coverage of both teams
from Arizona. Online title game coverage
will begin Jan. 2, featuring photos, blogs,
stories and more.


E Jennifer Magley, a former UF tennis star, has
launched www.18Dozen.com, a stationery and call-
ing card Web site. The site deals with "breaking up,
making up and moving on" and caters to people
whose relationships are in a state of flux.


Today's question: Who has been the most
underrated player on the UF football team?
(Cast your vote on alligatorSports.org.)
Tuesday's question: What will be UF's biggest
obstacle in overcoming Ohio State?
(See right for results.)


Percent (Votes)
Offense 44% (273)
Penalties 24% (147)
T. Smith 17% (104)
Injuries 10% (59)
OSU WRs 5% (32)
615 TOTAL VOTES


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