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VOLUME 100 ISSUE 76 We Inform. You Decide. THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 2007



Postgame celebrations lead to infirmary visits


By JUSTIN RICHARDS
Alligator Writer
jrichards@alligator.org

By Tuesday afternoon, many students
had traded the drunken roar of midtown
bars for the TV soap operas in the Student
Health Care Center waiting rooms.
After the Gators' win Monday night,


students climbed traffic poles, tore up
trees and got as close to strangers as they
do to their bedsheets. Some woke up with
bodily reminders of the night before.
"It seemed to me that there was an
increased volume of injured patients
(Tuesday)," said Guy Nicolette, assistant
director of the student health care center,
"and most of those injuries were related to


"Most of those injuries were re-
lated to postgame celebrations."
Guy Nicolette
Student Health Care Center

postgame celebrations."
He said many injuries were crowd-re-
lated, and there were some bicycle spills.
Late Tuesday afternoon two students


waited for their names to be called by one
of the Team E nurses. One had a gashed
leg, and the other had sustained a splinter
while climbing a palm tree outside the
Swamp Restaurant.
A day later," architecture freshman
Elizabeth Radtke limped out of the infir-
mary.
SEE INJURIES, PAGE 8


Crew team holds


recruitment drive


By JENNIFER KEIL
Alligator Contributing Writer

Florida Crew, UF's competi-
tive rowing team, held its bian-
nual Erg-a-thon Wednesday on
the Plaza of the Americas to
recruit new members.
Eight ergs, or rowing ma-
chines, were placed at the south-
east corer of the plaza to entice
students to stop and get more
information.
"It can be tough to get our
name out, so this is a great way
to promote awareness and get
people interested," said Clayton
Cox, 26, a UF graduate student
and coach of the women's var-
sity team.
Though Florida Crew has
been around since the mid-1980s,
the team only recently started to
gain notoriety.

KING WEEK


Last November, the men's
varsity four-man boat came in
first out of 36 at the South's larg-
est regatta, Head of the Hooch.
The competition is named for the,
Chattahoochee River where it is
held, in Chattanooga, Tenn.
At the Erg-a-thon, anyone
could try out row-
On ing on an erg and,
CampuS for a $3 donation,
they could race a
team member.
"Crew is kind of like the ulti-
mate sport," said Adam Kallin,
president of Florida Crew. "We
need eight athletic people who
can work together."
The team practices five to six
days a week at the Lake Noonan
boathouse.
Experience is not needed to
join the UF crew team. Both the
SEE CREW, PAGE 5


Jason Henry/ Alligator
John Bullard, captain of the men's novice crew team, competes against UF freshman Reid McCullough in a
500-meter ergometer race on the Plaza of the Americas on Wednesday afternoon.


MLK celebrations start with leadership workshop


By GABRIELLA A. VIGIER
Alligator Contributing Writer

Martin Luther King Jr. Day may be on
Monday, but in Alachua County, the civil
rights leader's legacy gets two weeks of
celebration.
The events commemorating King's
impact onr civil rights in the United States
began Monday and were organized by
the Martin Luther King Jr. Commission of
Florida.
Representatives from the commission


* The UF women's
basketball team
will look for their
first Southeastern
Conference win
of the year versus
Tennessee. The
Gators upset the
Volunteers last
year in Knoxville on
senior night.


said the extra week was added because
of the large number of local organizations
that wanted to participate in the celebra-
tion.
Wednesday evening's "King Week"
event was a workshop about nonviolence.
in leadership that took place at the Martin
Luther King Jr. Multipurpose Center, lo-
cated at 1028 NE 14th St.
Attendees included Alachua County
Commissioner Rodney J. Long and
Alachua County's work release program
manager, Joe Lipsey.


goal of the leadership
workshop was for audi-
ence members to take
home King's message
of solving conflicts with
(. nonviolence.
Long He also said the work-
shop aimed to motivate
attendees to share this message with their
friends and colleagues.
"Hopefully we will accomplish. that,"
he said. "They'll understand how to deal


Iraq prime minister issue ultimatum to Shiite militiamen
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) --- Iraq's prime minister has told
Shiite militiamen to surrender their weapons or face an all-
out assault, part of a commitment President Bush outlined on
Wednesday to bring violence under control with a more ag-
gressive Iraqi Army and 21,500 additional American troops.
Senior Iraqi officials "said Wednesday that Prime Minister
Nouri al-Maliki, under pressure from the U.S., has agreed to
crack down on the fighters even though they are loyal to his
most powerful political ally, the radical Shiite cleric Muqtada
al-Sadr.


President Bush an-
nounced his plan to add
21,500 troops to Iraq
in a televised speech
Wednesday night, and a
UF professor commented
on the president's plan.
See story, pg. 5.


with conflict nonviolently."
Lipsey's speech included the "Six
Principles of Nonviolence," which were
inspired by King's rhetoric.
Some of the six points included the
need to persevere in achieving a nonvio-
lent way of solving problems and the im-
portance of courage in leading a lifestyle
of nonviolence.
He also put much emphasis on the
importance of cooperation from the com-

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Apple's newly revealed iPhone causes buzz at UF


By DREW HARWELL
Alligator Writer
dharwell@alligator.org

Forget walking barefoot
in the snow. Can you believe
that people used to carry
their cell phones, iPods, caim-
eras and laptops as separate
devices?
Now, thanks to Apple Inc.,
that primitive era has ended.
The tech company's
Tuesday unveiling of the
iPhone a mobile phone,
media player and wireless
browser that's sexy, too
- has some students in an
uproar over its sleek design,
extensive features and high-
tech appeal.
For others, though, the
steep price and carrier restric-
tion makes it a hard sell.
Guy Fortney, an SFCC
freshman and self-proclaimed
Apple fan, said he won't buy
one because of the $500 price
tag.
However, the compact
design and its promise of a
lighter load enticed Fortney,
who on a daily basis carries
keys, a wallet, a cell phone, an
iPod and a pack of cigarettes.
Kymberly Bums, a UF the-
ater performance sophomore,
has loved her iPod for the two
years she's owned it and said
she may buy an iPhone when
it's released in June, though
she's still apprehensive.
"I love that Apple is such
an innovative company," she
said, "but I kind of want my
gadgets separate. What if it
messes up? I can't listen to
music or talk on the phone?"
Burns thinks the iPhone
will catch on less with college
students, who typically have
more constrained budgets.
She added it would prob-


ably be popular with profes-
sionals in their late 20s who
are "too busy to worry about
different things" like separate
devices.
Apple's marketing seems
to be aiming at that age
range, too: The iPhone has
been shown playing songs
from adult alternative bands
U2 and Coldplay, finding a
Starbucks on Google Maps
and checking stock prices.
However, UF chemistry
freshman Janelle Coyle thinks
younger, college-aged people
will most likely get the gad-
get.
"Older people have things
to do other than listen to mu-
sic," she said.
Playing music is just one
of the iPhone's highlights.
It can also display photos
and videos; send phone calls,
text messages and e-mails;
browse the Internet; take pic-
tures; and track its location
with a Global Positioning
System.
'Like other smart phones
such as the BlackJack and the
Palm Treo, it's light weigh-
ing as much as a McDonald's
cheeseburger* (4.8 ounces)
- and compact about as
thick as a pencil (.46 inches).
But, unlike its competitors,
it has only one button, with
every feature accessible by a
touch screen.
When it's released in June,
the phone's 4-gigabyte ver-
sion will cost $499 and the
8-gigabyte version will cost
$599.
* However, these costs are
only available to customers
who sign a 2-year contract
with Cingular, a company
with a. record of spotty cover-
age in the Gainesville area.


The new iPhone from Apple Inc. to be released in June combines cell phone service, Internet browsing, digital
photography and iPod functions into one device.


State delegate speaks at UF


* REP. CANNON SAID HE SUPPORTS UF'S
ACADEMIC ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM.

By JESSICA DaSILVA
Alligator Writer
jdasilva@alligator.org

Former Student Body president and current
state Rep. Dean Cannon returned to Gainesville
Wednesday morning to discuss the upcoming legis-
lative session and his alma mater.
Cannon, R-Winter Park, who is gearing up to be-
come speaker of the House in 2010, addressed about
100 people as they dined on bacon and eggs at the
UF Hilton Hotel and Conference Center as a part of
the Community Campus Council Breakfast Series.
After a 15-minute speech, Cannon addressed the
audience's questions and concerns, which mainly
focused on UF's importance to Florida's education
system and economic development.
"I really believe this is the best public university
in the country," he said of UF "It made a profound
impact on my life."
In an interview after the speech, Cannon said he
supports UF's proposed Academic Enhancement


Program, which is heading to the Legislature for
final approval.
The program, which was approved in November
by the Florida Board of Governors the body that
oversees Florida's 11 public universities will
charge incoming UF students an
additional $1,000 each year start-
ing in the Fall. The money will go
toward hiring 200 faculty mem-
bers and 100 academic advisers.
However, he said -it was too
early to tell if the tuition hike will
pass through the Legislature.
Cannon During his speech, Cannon
said many of the issues facing the
Legislature originated from an initiative to gamer
citizens' input.
"It's so easy to become insulated in Tallahassee,"
he said.
Cannon said constituents' worries ranged from
road congestion to their children "talking to perverts
on social networking Web sites."
He expressed hope that Democrats and
Republicans could work together to find solutions.
"Our system may not be perfect, but I believe it's
the best," he said.


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Machen signs pledge to make UF more ecofriendly


By JESSICA DaSILVA
Alligator Writer
jdasilva@alligator.org

UF President Bernie Machen,
who has made strides to limit his
university's environmental foot-
print, is teaming up with other
university presidents to curb global
warming and make campuses
across the nation more sustainable.
Machen signed the American
College & University Presidents
Climate Commitment, which seeks
to move. universities toward "cli-
mate neutrality," according to a
press release.
Machen and the heads of
Arizona State and Ball State uni-
versities were the first to sign the
pledge, which they hope 380 more
leaders will join.
Dedee DeLongpre, director of
UF's Office of Sustainability, defined
climate neutrality as the balance be-
tween the amount of carbon dioxide
emitted and absorbed.
The presidents' pact calls for
their institutions to come up with
plans to reduce greenhouse emis-
sions as soon as possible.
A group is already working on
UF's plan, DeLongpre said.
"We have a general idea of what
it's going to take," she said. "UF has
been working toward the goal for
some time."
In 2005, Machen announced
he wanted to make all of UF's
solid waste completely recyclable


by 2015.
On Monday, UF announced a
new car-sharing program that will
allow students and faculty access to
low-emission vehicles and parking
spaces on campus for a fee.
SDeLongpre added that some cur-
rent practices to reduce consump-
tion like turning off appliances
during university breaks help,
but simply unplugging those appli-
ances would help more.
"Believe it or not, but there's
something called 'plug load,'" she
said. "If its still
U F plugged in, its still
,-: j!-:' ,drawing energy out
of the wall."
Mark van Soestbergen, the co-
ordinator for Climate Neutrality
Task Group which works with
UF's sustainability program said
the estimated 10,000 appliances
plugged into UF's walls cost about
$850,000 each year.
However, van Soestbergen
said the 10,000 appliances 'alone
emit 6,000 tons of carbon dioxide
- enough to fill the Empire State
Building three times.
DeLongpre also said' another
component in reaching climate neu-
trality lies in the understanding of
faculty and students. If all of the UF
community understood the impor-
tance of reaching climate neutrality,
she said, they would make every
decision with it in mind.
"We could do all of those things,
but there's a very important human


element. It's not just a technological
solution," she said. "People need to
participate in it and people on cam-
pus need to understand the impact
on their daily traditions."
Van Soestbergen agrees, but he


said UF is on the right path to reach-
ing climate neutrality, which he add-
ed would take anywhere between 15
and 25 years to accomplish.
"We're just beginning to ar-
ticulate all the things we need to


do to get there," van Soestbergen
said. "The road to climate neutral-
ity needs to be described better," he
added. "We understand the outline
of it, but we need to get all the de-
tails of the plan filled in."


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Bush apologizes for mistakes, announces troop surge


By ALEJANDRA CANCINO
Alligator Staff Writer
acancino@alligator.org

President Bush announced in a
televised speech Wednesday that
he is sending more than 20,000
American troops to Iraq.
The troops, he said, will help
Iraqis dear and secure neighbor-
hoods, protect the local population,
and ensure that the Iraqi forces left
behind are capable of providing the
security that Baghdad needs.
Professor Matthew Jacobs, who


"For the safety of our
people, America must suc-
ceed in Iraq."
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President of the U.S.A.

teaches a class about the United
States' relations with the Middle
East, said that this might be the last
chance Bush has to improve the situ-
ation in Iraq.
Bush said that with the troop in-
crease the United States would have


the necessary forces to hold the areas
that have been cleared of terrorists.
This would be unlike earlier op-
erations, where "Iraqi and American
forces cleared many neighborhoods
of terrorists and insurgents but
when our forces moved to other
targets, the killers returned," Bush
said.
Jacobs said that while the pres-
ident's strategy could curtail some
of the violence in the country, there
were also valid arguments to the
contrary.
"Unfortunately, the United States


S.is in a dammed-
if you do,
dammed-if-you-
don't position,"
he said.
Bush also told
Americans that
failure in Iraq
Bush would increase
the power and
numbers of radical Islamic extrem-
ists.
"For the safety of our people,
America must succeed in Iraq,"
Bush said.


But Jacobs said he was skeptical
about the president's plan.
He said he didn't think it would
reduce the violence in Iraq to a level
that Americans would find accept-
able.
About 3,000 soldiers have died in
Iraq since the March 2003 invasion.
Iraq reported about 12,000 civil-
ian deaths in 2006.
For the first time since the war
started, Bush openly took the blame
for mistakes in Iraq.
"Where mistakes have been
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men's and women's rowing pro-
grams have a novice team for begin-
ners and a varsity team for those with
experience.
About 70 percent of rowers who
join have never rowed before, Kallin,
a 21-year-old finance junior, said.
Sixty people are on the team.
Though Spring recruitment is
usually slower than in the Fall, 26
people signed up at the Erg-a-thon,
said vice president Patti Webb, an
advertising senior.
One of the recent recruits was


freshman Hugo Hodgson, who
walked by the event.
"I had never seen (the recruiting
event) before, and the sport seems re-
ally flexible and interesting," he said.
Because Florida Crew is an of-
ficial dub sport, it receives funding
from Student Government and the
Department of Recreational Sports.
Travel is really the only expense,
Webb said. Florida Crew participates
in regattas in places from Tampa to
Philadelphia.
Since most of the cost of travel-
ing comes out of the team members'
pockets, they have frequent fundrais-
ers.


Event emphasizes community effort for change


MLK, from page 1


munity.
"Without community effort,
we cannot make social change,"
he said. "Nonviolence is a com-
munity program."
Lipsey also said violent
crimes are no longer occurring
in just the county's poorer re-
gions.
"It is occurring all over
Alachua County," he said. "In
order to do anything about this,
we have to address that in all of


"Without community ef-
fort, we cannot make so-
cial change. Nonviolence
is a community program."
Joe Lipsey
Alachua County work release
program manager

Alachua'County."
King Week will continue
today with the Second Annual
Black History and Culture
Brain Bowl, which will be held


at the Martin Luther King
Multipurpose Center.
The event is scheduled for
7 p.m.
A march in honor of King
will begin at the Martin Luther
King Memorial Gardens in
downtown Gainesville at 1 p.m.
on Monday.
For a full schedule of events,
visit:
h t t p : / /
ww w.co.alachua. fl. us /
government/depts / comm/
pressreleases.aspx


Nicole Safker/ Alligator Staff
Joe K. Lipsey outlines Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Six Principles of Nonvio-
lence in a speech on Wednesday evening.


",bver the -a 1t @'LX[4 Itwo decd e s [ th MILK C mmliii Is1sin of
Florida Inc. has acomlihe the a

Established weeklong activities in 1985 to celebrate the life of Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Created the Martin Luther King Jr. Hall of Fame in 1986 to recognize
local citizens who demonstrate the principles of Dr. King. To date. 21
individuals have been enshrined in the Hall of Fame.

SEncouraged the state legislature to rename 13th Street the Martin
Luther King Jr. Memorial Highway in 1988.

SSponsored workshops on cultural diversity, education and restoration
of civil rights for ex-felons.

Collaborated with the UF Office of the President on the third annual
"Helping Our Neighbors" holiday food project, which provided more
than 500 food baskets to needy families in smaller cities.


Kim Wllmath / Alligator Staff


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20,000+

Troop increase is just

more of the same
A s President Bush delivered his speech Wednesday
night about his revised plans for Iraq, we couldn't
help but grit our teeth and choke back our tears.
We all knew what was coming, and we all knew it
wouldn't be good.
Congress and the American people are skeptical of Bush's
plans for increasing troops by more than 20,000 five new
brigades. Bush has taken us in the wrong direction before.
Why should we believe his "new" strategy will work?
Not to mention that this is hardly a new strategy. It's
like taking out a loan when you run out of money. It
doesn't solve the problem, it just delays it. Likewise, add-
ing more troops just puts off transferring control of Iraq to
its people. Perhaps this plan could have worked a year or
two ago, but in 2007 it's too little, too late.
We hope House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-
Calif.) has her boxing gloves on for the next meeting of
Congress because this "strategy" is not going to go over
well on the Hill there is support and opposition of the
plan from both sides.
As Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said in
the Democratic Party's response, 20,000 troops is too few
for victory in Iraq, but too many American lives to risk.
The good news is that Bush admitted, "Where mistakes
have been made, the responsibility rests with me." This
was a long time coming since "Mission Accomplished"
in May 2003. But why did he deny for so long what the
public has known for months? It's like Bush & Co. won't
admit they're wrong until they have a "solution" and the
public won't allow them to deny it any longer.
But he chose the wrong plan of attack.
Democratic Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina said
he believes the violence is going to get worse despite the
troop increase. Even Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) one of
the senators to originally propose the troop increase -
agrees, yet he supports Bush. Damned if you do, damned
if you don't.
But Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) put it best: There needs
to be a political solution, not a military one.
Bush is right when he says that there is "no magic for-
mula" for success in Iraq. But at this point, what is a win?
How long do we have to wait until the day when the Bush
administration can dust off its hands and say, "Well, our
work here is done"?
Iraq is only in the infancy of its democracy and we can-
not expect it to stand on its own immediately. But pumping
troops in every time things get rough will not solve Iraq's
problems. What could work is if the Sunni party could set
aside their differences and invite Shia leaders to join them
in a joint government, as Edwards pointed out.
"Only the Iraqis can end the sectarian violence," Bush
said. He also said, paradoxically, that withdrawing troops
would actually cause us to stay in Iraq longer. Yet it was
announced today that the troop increase will be bolstered
by extending '.ours of duty.
Maybe the only real way to get the troops home is to
actually start bringing them home.
America has spent more than $400 billion and lost more
than 3,000 American lives. It is time for a real solution, not
just a delay of the inevitable.


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Letters to the Editor
Honesty comes with age and football Gator Nation showed kindness, class
Before the national championship game, as I am writing in response to April Dudash's
a Big Ten fan, I thought the Buckeyes would column, "Championship celebration." Her
have a big edge over the Gators at the quarter- chiding and disappointment about UF stu-
back position, but as a 55-year-old man I have dents celebrating Monday night was surpris-
to act my age and tell the truth I'll take a ing to me. I chalk this up to freshman culture
Leak every hour of the day. shock, and I wager she's only one of the few
Jim Greene experiencing it.
UFalumnus, San Francisco, Calif. After the game, I became increasingly im-
pressed with the Gator Nation. From the guy
m n who gave me his piece of the "victory tree," to
the cop that let us take pictures in the fountain
It's OK to celebrate the Gators' win before kicking us out, to the group encourag-
I believe April Dudash's Wednesday col- ing us to "Go to Mars!" and to those who
umn made a big deal out of nothing aboutour helped up people who had fallen down we
Monday night celebration. Yes, we did show treated each other with respect and inebriated
kindness.
our "true colors," but it was just our way of kdness.
showing the school spirit and pride we have Sure, a tree lost its life, people danger-
for our university. ously climbed greased traffic poles and we
Yes, the stampede at the Stephen C. 'all choked on Christmas tree smoke, but I've
seen far more raucous and violent situations
O'Connell Center was unnecessary, but there seen far more raucous ad violent otsations
were thousands of students waiting in line. No when preachers scream students outside of
one is able to stand in line quietly for hours. Turlington or when the anti-abortion people
SAs for University Avenue, I found it enter- come to town. Want to see hate? Sit near the
training. I wish I hadn't been stepped on'and Georgia section at the Florida-Georgia football
that my eyes didn't hurt from the fires, but it game.
was just one night. As a well-seasoned alumna, I'll impart
Winning a national championship is one some advice on you. If you.didn't like this
experience that millions will never get to have. past celebration I advise you to never run in
And celebrating like crazy maniacs should be the Undie 500, avoid downtown near last call,
allowed unless someone gets hurt be- stay in during home football games, never ever
cause itis just one night. All of us Gators here go to the Florida-Georgia game and definitely
at UF showed nothing more than just our true beware-of e Gators basketball celebration
orange and blue colors. later this spring.
Diana Saiz This is the Gator Nation and, unless you
2HHP transfer, you're stuck with us.
Go Gators!


mom


Laura Levy
UF alumna


Apple shouldn't be criticized for iPhone
In reading Wednesday's editorial, "Wormy
Apple," I couldn't help but shake my head at
its anti-capitalist mentality. Please allow me to
clarify some of the false premises it contained.
Choosing the words "dominant force" to
describe Apple Inc., whether consciously or
not, implies that the company is domineering
or that it uses force to have its way. This is not
the case. A company cannot force its products
on anyone. Both the customer and Apple must
see a benefit in the transaction, or the exchange
wouldn't occur. Apple has become the "domi-
nant force" only because it has earned its cus-
tomers' patronage.
The Alligator then asked, "When did Apple
became so iCorporate?" I ask in reply, when
did the word "corporate" assume such a nega-
tive connotation? It is exactly the motivation
of self-interest that has enabled Apple to create
such insanely great products and inventions.
If it weren't for its ability to profit, the products
from which you benefit wouldn't even exist.
Finally, the editorial suggests that Apple
may one day-become the target of an anti-
trust case, yet it provides.no reasons why it
would deserve such prosecution. If Apple.is
successful at making computers, why then
can't it apply its genius to making phones as
well? By declaring that it can't compete in dif-
ferent markets (and what company doesn't?),
you punish Apple's workers for their achieve-
ments and reward others for their failures. You
have turned morality on its head.
Neal Conner
president, Libertarian Activist Network

mom


Celebration could have been worse
In the pantheon of great sport riots of all
time, the celebration on University Avenue
Monday night would be labeled, "The Most
Civilized Ever."
April Dudash has apparently never
watched the news after teams win big games.
Many cities have to call in the riot police when
their town or school's team wins a champion-
ship. The Mayor of Columbus, Ohio, called it
a "good night" when only 40 fires were set fol-
lowing this year's Ohio State-Michigan game.
If Ohio State had won the national champion-
ship game, there probably would have been
massive arrests and hospitalizations, along
with every couch in a 50-mile radius from
OSU's campus being set on fire.
So let's look at the tally from the celebration
in Gainesville early Tuesday morning: One
tree tor down and set on fire. Numerous peo-
ple stupidly climbing things they shouldn't.
Oh, and I hear one guy broke his ankle step-
ping off a curb.
With the thousands of very drunk people
roaming around University Avenue and UF's
campus Monday night, the fact that there were
only three DUIs and only one person seriously
hurt is a huge testament to the class, civility
and intelligence of Gators fans.
I don't know about Ms. Dudash, but I'd
much rather have police taking pictures with
partyers than them beating each other with
fists and rubber batons.
On late Monday night and very early
Tuesday morning, Gators fans showed how
excellent they are, both as fans and human
beings.
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She had suffered a sprain when her ankle buckled as
she walked down University Avenue.
Intoxication staved off the pain, and she walked it
off.
"I was like, 'Whatever, I'm not going to let it stop
me,'" she said. "Then the next morning it was swollen."
Radtke couldn't put weight on her ankle Tuesday so
she didn't attend any classes. She couldn't even stand
walking to the infirmary until Wednesday, she said.
"I was like, 'Whatever, I'm not going to let it
stop me. Then the next morning it was swol-
len."
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architecture freshman

Like walking, high-fiving is generally considered a
safe, benign activity. But championship fever turns up
all the dials.
A nursing senior, who asked not to be named, re-
ceived a high five from her boyfriend that was so power-
ful she was knocked back into a tree, and he toppled onto
her. Her shoulder was dislocated, and her arm is now in
a sling.
The only reveler who was hospitalized, said
Gainesville Police spokesman Keith Kameg, was
Longwood resident Matthew Schlagheck.
Schlagheck, 23, was sprinting naked across University
Avenue when he collided with a car.
He hit his head on the car's windshield, and he is now
in critical condition at Shands at UF.
Witnesses said Schlagheck appeared to be celebrating
the Gators' win when he was hit.


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"All of us felt like we were really acting."
Beyonce, on the emotional scene
she had with Jennifer Hudson in
"Dreamgirls," to Entertainment
Weekly


In this edition of Sonic Pulse, we highlight
four albums released in 2006 that we
didn't have the time or space to praise last
semester. Look here for reviews of Clipse,
Sparklehorse, Vetiver and J Dilla.


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bough Ghostface Killah's
Fis-scale" was hip-hop's
ai !one representative on
my best albums of 2006 list,
Clipse's much-delayed second
album is no less of a stunner.
Where "Fishscale" is all over the place, a
24-track long kaleidoscope of witty word-
play and honeyed beats, "Hell Hath No
Fury" is a taut, gripping, brutally-focused


document. Though brothers Malice and
Pusha T don't rap about anything new for
the genre (they focus on the drug trade),
they do it without a trace of hedonism,
painting the brutality of street life in ugly,
unglamorous strokes. The beats, furnished
here exclusively by the Neptunes, bolster
the duo's narratives with a sense claus-
trophobic decay and hopelessness. These
guys are serious.


Vetiver "to Jind Ate gone"
s far as simple, pas-
t-,ral prettiness goes,
nothing in 2006 beat
Vetiver's second album.
In a year when the best re-
leases in folk were marked
by an ever-increasing
penchant for grandiosity and ambition,
"To Find Me Gone" emphasized ocean
song craft, gentle atmospherics and an
overarching sense of subtle tranquility.


Though the entire album ranging from
"American Beauty"-era Grateful Dead
shuffles to nocturnal psych-folk rumina-
tions is remarkably consistent, it is
when Vetiver stretches out that the band
best fulfills its potential. The last two min-
utes of "No One Would," when strings
languidly ebb and flow through expan-
sively airy, wordless vocals and tranquil,
fingerpicked guitar, ranks among the
most gorgeous moments of 2006.


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Sparklehorse "Dreamt for fight Iears in the BellB of a mountain"


ew artists are as adept
at handling the vary-
S ing textures of grief
as Sparklehorse's Mark
SLinkous. After all, 1999's
"Good Morning Spider," his
greatest statement, came after a near-
overdose on antidepressants and Valium
nearly killed him. While "Dreamt for
Light Years in the Belly of a Mountain"
doesn't quite reach that unsung master-
piece's fragmented nihilism, it certainly


maintains its predecessor's listless mel-
ancholy and muted despair. The album
is wrenching, and even its more upbeat
songs are tinged with an inescapable
chill, like the anguish of a lost loved
one coloring a cheery holiday. Don't let
that be a put-off, though "Dreamt for
Light Years in the Belly of a Mountain" is
a wholly absorbing record, its bleakness
tempered by a sense of subtlety and leav-
ened by a truly memorable set of hooks
and song craft.


J Dllla (a,..a. Jayi Dee) "Donut
wo quotes from top
hip-hop producers
gTace a sticker on the
cover of "Donuts." Kanye
West calls him a "drum
god," while Pharrell re-
fers to him as his "favorite producer."
J Dilla, a giant of hip-hop, died three
days after this album's release. He
made "Donuts" on a portable studio
in the hospital, knowing he was dying
of lupus. But, despite the very deep


and very real pathos surrounding this
album's creation, "Donuts" is a foot-
tapping,.heady collage of sheer joy. In
31 tracks across 44 minutes, Dilla pays
a remarkably eclectic homage to the
carefree exhilaration of deep soul while
crafting some of the most fun beats ever
laid to tape. The album's hearty sense of
nostalgia can be reinterpreted as a wist-
ful sadness, but forget all that. "Donuts"
is the sound of a drum god honoring his
love for music.


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Rattooeb Life
KELLY SEREIKAS AVENUE WRITER


A surplus of tattoo shops has

sparked a "tattoo renaissance"


W sbile beabins toit on
University Avenue from 13th Street, you'll
see a tattoo shop called Devil's Domain. A
block later you'll pass Bodytech Tattooing
& Piercing. Turn right on Sixth Street, and
you'll find recent addition Anthem Tattoo
Parlor, or keep cruising and you'll arrive at
Xtreme Illusions in the heart of downtown.
That's right. Four havens of degenerate
behavior and antisocial tendencies within
a half-mile of each other. That is, at least,
what you might expect.
So many tattoo shops within a short dis-
tance of each other often evokes images of
dirty streets littered with hole-in-the-wall
bars and tough-looking rebels roaming the
alleys. But in Gainesville, these tattoo par-
lors get neighborly with cozy coffee shops,
nice restaurants, eclectic bookstores and a
slew of small businesses. And they're more
clean and welcoming than dark and scary.

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Despite a strong market supported
by everyone from tattoo collectors to re-
bellious students, it is difficult for these
businesses to survive. Skin's In and KaOz
recently joined the late Waves, Cool World
and Creative Bodies on the tally of de-
ceased tattoo joints.
Bodytech, in its eighth year, is the
longest-lasting shop in town. Manager
and piercer Justin Berk credits its success
to the shop's reputation for cleanliness,
quality and a guarantee of satisfaction. He
explained that the artists do their best to
make their clients happy by customizing
every tattoo and offering free touchups.
Brothers Hasan "Buddha" and Alneami
"Abe" Alansari opened Xtreme Illusions
seven years ago, and in August 2006 they
introduced a second tattoo parlor called
Devil's Domain closer to campus.
Buddha said they are successful because
his staff strives to make clients feel impor-
tant and safe. He also explained that ocean,
quality work is a necessity for a shop's
existence.
"The businesses that don't take this
(sanitation) stuff seriously don't survive,"
Buddha said. "I'm germaphobic, basi-
cally."
The proverbial "new kid on the block"


is Anthem Tattoo Parlor, operated by self-
proclaimed "local boys" Dave Kotinsley,.
Ken Henderson, Rob Barnes and Mike
Mehaffey. They were struck with entre-
preneurial spirit in the fall and officially
opened the parlor Jan. 2.
They decided to create a venue less
about walk-in appeal than the shops on
University Avenue, Kotinsley said. The
Anthem boys wanted to provide the per-
fect atmosphere for people to take their
time to find exactly what they want.

Tk g tin te from totmpetition
Just as musicians compete with each
other and inspire each other to better their
music, tattoo artists in town have a simi-
lar healthy competition, credited to what
Kotinsley called the "tattoo renaissance."
Artists are working to fight the strange
urban legends and ste-
reotypes about tattoos.
Buddha explained that
society is becoming
more educated about .
tattoos as a form of
art. Many people are
becoming tattoo col- '
lectors by using their '
bodies to display the -
works of art. '
Kotinsley said that
when he sees a great
tattoo by another artist
in town, it stimulates
his work.
"We inspire each
other as profession-
als and as artists,"
Kotinsley said. '
Kotinsley and
Buddha agreed it is :
important to make ev-
ery tattoo experience
unique.
"They will never
forget the music that
was playing, the per-
son who tattooed them
or what they talked
about," Buddha ex- Custo
plained. "Every tattoo
is a personal memory."


n u abbirtion
Lindsey Armstrong got her first tat-
too in February 2006 as a tribute to her
recovery from a four-year eating disorder.
She thought that the small, abstract heart
- a symbol of recovery etched onto her
wrist would be her last.
"They say once you get one that you'll
get more," Armstrong said.
In June, Armstrong was marked again
with seven black and blue stars on her rib
cage, and in October she got the quote,
"Where words fail, music speaks," printed
on her hip. She plans to get a fleur-de-lis be-.
hind her ear in dedication to New Orleans,
which she calls her second home.
Armstong said that she enjoys the tattoo
shop atmosphere so much that she often
accompanies friends who get tattooed or
pierced.


tep ginr the nmnorp alibe
Lauren Vandewall knew that she
wanted to get a tattoo in remembrance of
her mother, who died of breast cancer four
years ago.
Vandewall visited Xtreme Illusions and
met with tattoo, artist Marc Veneziano.
She explained that she wanted a big, pink
phoenix to symbolize rebirth. Veneziano
sketched ideas, and the two met to discuss
them several times. He made sure to make
it as perfect as possible, Vandewall said.
She looks at the large phoenix that
stretches from the top of her rib cage to her
hip every single day and never regrets it.
Vandewall said that it's therapeutic to look
at and talk about.
"Every time someone asks me about it,
I tell the story of my mother," Vandewall
said. "It keeps her cose to me."


Gabriel Lopez / Alligator
ners at Bodytech Tattooing & Piercing browse through tattoo options
in the lobby of the store, located on University Avenue.


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Belly dancing classes offer fun, international flavor
CARLY BLUSTEIN ) AVENUE WRITER education. She ultimately assumed the name "Sallamah weight to the urge to learn a new hobby with a differ


Belly dancing is a cherished art form across the globe.
Though it is an ancient tradition in many countries of the
wor d, such as Egypt, Turkey and Greece, it serves as a new
hobby for man\ college students here in Gainesville.
About 27. ears ago, Marjorie Malerk was one of the many
college students looking for something new to try. She first
became interested in bell- dancing after reading a newspaper
article about it \\hen she came to UF, she took a class at the
Reitz Union and fell in love.
Her passion motivated her to pursue a career in dance


LChmera and opened her own dance stucuo, Ethnic Dance
Expressions, in 1999.
4/ Women tend to gravitate toward belly dancing be-
cause it is not off-limits or a dance for the elite who
are extremely talented, young and lithe.
Marjorie Malerk, belly dancer
Malerk said that most belly dancers are women, but there
are many successful male dancers as well. Women choose to
belly dance for a variety of reasons, from the desire to lose


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cutural navor.
"Women tend to gravitate toward belly dancing because
it is not off-limits or a dance for the elite who are extremely
talented, young and lithe," she said.
Though the pros make the dance look deceptively easy
to perform, Malerk said that belly dancing is one of the most
challenging dances to learn.
Belly dancing classes are offered for free at the Student
Recreation & Fitness' Center. Ethnic Dance Expressions also
offers classes in many types of international belly dancing.
See www.ethnicdanceexpressions.com for more information.


the guide to


Asian

Liquid Ginger Asian
Grille & Teahouse
101 SE 2nd PL (Behind
Hippodrome Suncenter Downtown)
Pan-Asian seafood, steaks, and
stir-fry in a relaxing upscale
atmosphere Try our wide selection
of exotic martinis and hot teas.
Open for lunch Sun-Fri and Dinner
every night 5.10.30pm. Call
371-2323 for a reservation

Merlion Singapore
Cuisine
Fresh, wholesome, Authentic
Southeast Asian cuisine Elegant
atmosphere, exceptional service.
Equipped for group presentations,
private room available. Drink
specials- Monday-Wednesday 2
for 1 10% discount for Seniors,
Largest selection of vegetarian/
vegan options. Delicious food at
reasonable prices. Serving lunch
and dinner daily. 3610 SW 13th
St. 376-8998
www merlionrestaurant.net


Gelato

The Gelato Company
The Gelato Company specializes
in homemade gelato, sorbets,
paninis, sandwiches, and salads.
We make 20-25 flavors fresh
daily, ensuring the utmost freshness
and wide variety. Come check
us out in downtown Gainesville
next to Harry's. Live pianist
Friday and Saturday We caterl
www.thegelalocompany.com 352-
373-3153.
Open Mon-Wed 10aml-2am,
Thurs-Sat 10am3am, Sun 10am-10pm
Live pianist Friday and Saturday.
We Cater.


SInternational
Cuisine
Farah's on the Avenue
A landmark since 1980 Serv-
ing lunch & dinner in our glass
atrium or dine by our fireplace.
Gainesville's premiere Hookah
Lounge. Famous for our award-
winning wings, burgers, steaks,
and gyros. Large mediterranean
menu Drink specials daily. Enjoy
our cozy Hookah Lounge We sell
only the finest of pipes, natural
charcoal and premium tobacco
Mon-Tues 1 lam-10pm Wed-Sat
1 lam-midnight Closed Sunday,
378-5179 1120 W University
Ave. Next to Bank of America.


Japar


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Bento Cafe
Look for our new location on
Archer Rd. Next to PJ's coffee
3830 W. Newberry Rd. Suite 15
Royal Park Plaza (next.to Gator's
Dockside) Enjoy sushi, rice bowls,
noodle bowls, and bento boxes.
Try our Boba tea with over 30
different flavors. First in Games./
ville in a trendy,.hip atmosphere.
Open everyday 11am-10l30pm
Carry-out or dine-in. Check out
.our menu at Gatorfood.com.
Y 377-8686

1Mediterranean

Gyros Plus
1011 W. University Ave. 11-10
Mon-Sun 336-5323. We have the
best Falafel, Tabouli, Hummus,
Baba, Grape Leaves & Gyros-
beef or chicken. Fresh smoothie
bar & Baklava. Pita Bread Bakery
at 2401 SW 13th ST., 372-
4995. We sell hookahs, parts,
charcoals, fine tobacco and halal
meat.


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Mexican

El Toro
'You've had the rest, now try
the BEST Mexican food in
,Gainesville. Loved by Ga-
tors past and present. Best
homemade salsa in town.
Open 7 days a week for lunch
and dinner. 1723"SW 13th
St. Take out and catering
available.
Call 376-6989 -



Vegetarian


Book Lover's Cafe
Vegetarian and Vegan cuisn..
prepared with all natural
ingredients. Organic food,
smoothies and juices, Amex/
Visa/ATM 10am-9pmn. 505 NW
13th St.


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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
4-25-72-2

Affordable & Quiet Living
-1 & 2 BR Apartments -
Close to UF and Shands,
Butler Plaza, Great Dining
$549-$835 Call 376-1248
4-25-72-2

2 and 3 BEDROOMS FOR SPRING!
Pool, tennis, bball, alarm
Free UF Parking!
376-4002 PinetreeGardens.com
4-25-72-2


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 ThieLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route!
4-25-72-2

SAVE $$, GET MORE!
HUGE 1,2, and 3BRs
Near Butler Plaza*Gym*Pool*Alarms
Pet Friendly*Park FREE @ UF
Call Today! 373-1111
4-25-72-2

FORGET YOU HAVE ROOMMATES!
Huge 4BR townhomes w/W/D. 1662 sq.ft.
FREE gym membership and FREE cable!
352-332-7401 4-25-72-2

ROOM TO GROW!
HUGE 1 and 2 bedrooms
Available Now.
ONLY 1.3 miles to UF
377-7401 www.boardwalkapt.com
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STOPPERS

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For Rent
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Live in Luxury
*Leasing Now and Janl*
2/2*3/3*4/4
Ind. Lease All Inclusive
373-9009
4-25-72-2

Sign a lease, Win a PS3!
Luxury 2/2 and 3/2!
Cable*Tanning*Gated
24-Hr Gym*Furn Avail
Leasing Now and Fall! 367-9910
4-25-72-2
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
131-35-2

1st MONTH FREE
1BR Villas Starting @ $499. Please call: 352-
375-3077 or 352-373-2818 4-25-72-2
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. $275 to $350 ea 352-514-3425
1-12-21-2
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.maxijnumre.com
8-15-168-2

SW 20th AVE CONDO
2BR/2.5BA. Perfect for Roommates.
Pool, bus route, W/D. $850/mo.
904-382-0286
1-22-22-2
ACTION REALTY
Furnished apartments close to UF
Individual bedroom leases
Semeseter leases
$399- $725
www.Action-realtors.com
352-331-1133 3-30-54-2


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


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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 1-12-8-2

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 1-12-8-2

Close to Campus 1BR New
Appliances. W/D. $580/mo.
352-213-3943. 1-12-5-2

One Bedroom/Bath Available @ $325/mo.
4 Bedroom house off NW 23rd Avenue.
Occupied by male students.
Call Union Properties, Inc. 373-7578
1-22-10-2

WALK TO CAMPUS from 1014 SW Ist Ave.
2/2 with W/D @ $825/MO.
Union Properties, Inc. 373-7578 1-22-10-2

Fernwood apartments SW 20th Avenue
1/1 @ $460/mo. On bus route
Union Properties, Inc. 373-7578 1-22-10-2

The apt is $375 a month and it has 1BR and
Bath also has the kitchen and a porch. 352-
378-1387 or 352-727-8550 1-22-10-2

**CUTE COTTAGE CLOSE TO UF**
2BR/1BA, quiet, secluded, upscale 0 900
sq ft W/D, covered patio 0 $700/mo 0 No
pets 0 16071/2 NW 12th Rd *Available Jan
'07 Phone 352-466-4171 1-22-10-2

1BR/1BA avail Jan 1st, carpet, CHA, screen
porch, on site pool, fitness clubhouse, laun-
dry, close to UF, shopping, entertainment,
on bus route, pets ok, utilities incl. $775/MO
rcc1965@hotmail.com 904-814-6976 1-
22-10-2

Casablanca East 2BR/1.5BA. Partially fur-
nished. Updated, tile floors, W/D. Utilities
negotiable. $750/month up to 6 month lease.
813-892-8989 1-12-5-2

Photos, Virtual Tours, Specials
www.LiveNearCampus.com
4-25-72-2


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*5BR HOUSE & 1BR LOFTS*
Live w/friends or in a Private LOFT
GREAT Price! Avail. Aug. Next to UF
www.LiveNearCampus.com 376-6223
1-19-9-2

3BR/2BA Triplex-1 block from campus.
security deposit already paid.
Major reduction in rent to lease upl
Looking Glass Apartments
111 NW 16th St. Office
376-1111
4-26-72-2

*Save Gas*
*Kick the Roommate Habit!*
1 BR/1 BA only 3 BIks to UF 575 sq ft.
Gatornest Apts; 300 NW 18th Street $495.
No Application Fee! Call 352-371-3636
1-12-5-2

VERY QUIET
Large 1BR, hardwood floors, ceiling fans. 1
mile from campus, close to shopping, water
& sewer paid. $420/mo. Call 373-5295. 1-
12-5-2

COMPLETELY REFURBISHED 2BR/1BA
condo, Quiet, 1 blk to ShandsNA, bus line,
$750. Everything new: carpets, blinds, tile,
cabinet, paint, doors. Safe area. 1st fir, CH/
A, spacious, some utils paid. 352-376-0080.
1-31-17-2


GREAT NW HOUSE 3BR 1BA, large
Screen porch, W/D hkups, gazebo, $850/
rent. Avail 2/1, 1110 NW 55th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 1-12-5-2

CLOSE TO DOWNTOWN! 3BR 1.5 BA
House, living & family rooms, WD hookups,
$850/rent, avail 3/1, 2102 NE 8th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 1-12-5-2

CLOSE IN LOTS OF GREEN SPACE
2BR home. $650/mo. Call 352-378-9220 or
213-3901 1-31-17-2

1BR/1BA, fireplace, tile floor, laundry, quiet,
near campus. $575/mo. 6 mo. 352-505-
4086. 1-22-10-2


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2/1 Apt in Duckpond Area
Wood Floors, Central H & Air,
Avail Feb 1st. $700/Mo
722 NE 4th Street. Call Merrill
Management Inc. 352-372-1494 1-12-3-2
3BR 1BA. Wood Floors,
Central H &Air, Washer/Dryer hkups,
Garage, 1100 Sq ft. $725/Mo Off
NE 16th Ave. 1050 NE 13th Place
Call Merrill Managment Inc.
352-372-1494 1-12-3-2
1BR 1BR apt near Sams Club
New Carpet, Window A/C,
Nat Gas ht. $425/Mo.
2901 NW 14th Street. (Behind McDonalds
off NW 31st Ave) Rental. Refs a MUST!
Call Merrill Management Inc 372-1494 1-
12-3-2

PLANTATION OAKS
2/2 Condo overlooking Golf Course
1200 Sq Ft. $1000/Mo, F & L + 500 dpst
11426 NW 67th Terrace
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 1-
12-3-2
Bike to UF! 2/2.5, 2-story condo
in popular community w/pool/fym
Unit is 1 year new. Move-in ready.\
Furnished Optn; FULLY NEGOTIABLE
352-281-1437; 352-692-1104 2-7-12-2

Beautiful 1BR Condo, adjacent to Campus,
walk to Shands and Vet school. $800/MO,
top story, vaulted ceilings, pool, fitness
center. Call 352-538-2735 or 538-4390 1-
17-5-2


NW 39th Ave. Nice 2BR/2BA. Central AC.
Gated patio, trees. Some utilities paid.
Expensive wood-looking lamented floor.
Good neighborhood in convenient loca-
tion.. $590-595. Call 373-8310/219-3937
1-12-3-2

Apartments Available Now
All Florida Areas: All Majojr US Cities
Browse our listing FREE
WWW.SUBLET.COM
1-877-For-Rent (367-7368) 1-11-1-2

$540/MO 2 BR COTTAGE
ON WOODED LOT, 1-75 &Archer.


Sron porcn, Dig yard, oUS rt 75.
Rockwood Villas security deposit 375-6393 1-19-3-;
2BR/2BA for rent, W/D, all appliances, $475/
room + sec dep, call Anna 407-448-0573 I| .
2-19-30-2 lu Subleases


2 miles SW of Vet School & Shands at 3320
SW 23rd St. 1BR apt w/private courtyard
w/large oaks, quiet prof complex. Pets ar-
ranged. Rent starting at $435/mo. Call 352-
377-2150 Iv mssg. 1-19-8-2

$380 only per mo. Private BRs & BA. Very
well maintained unit. Laundry room facili-
ties, full kitchen, includes all utilities & DSL.
10 min from UF. 954-854-9445. Email:
bmw3181irp@aol.com 2-6-20-2

One BR apt for rent. 1 person, 1 car, no
smoking, no pets, no fleas. It is small, but
has it all. All util pd. $360/mo unfurnished.
Call Charlie "Whitey" Webb 375-4373. Stop
by 1215 NE 20th Ave. 1-23-10-2

Hawthorne Reserve off University Ave.
New 1, 2, and 3 Bedroom Condos, com-
pletely Refurbished in Quiet Wooded Setting.
Pool, Clubhouse and Cardio Center onsite.
W/D in each unit, Short Term OK. Close
to Mall and Royal Park. $750-$1200. Call
Union Properties, Inc. 373-7578 1-31-16-2

2BR/1.5BA TOWNHOUSE
$800/mo. 1000 sq ft, W/D hook-ups, SW
35th Place, on 3 bus routes. Available now.
Ask for move-in special. Call 850-454-4229
1-17-5-2


$375/mo 1 or 2 bed "Iris House" Close to
downtown & UF, fresh paint, new carpet,
bath & kitchen upgrades. Pet friendly, see
photos & info @ rentalworkshop.com
352-870-0904 1-17-5-2


Cakes and Pies and Golden Fries!
Ventura has a nice surprise!
Let us pay $200 of your January Rent!
2 bedrooms available
Pets welcome/Open Saturdays
Ventura Apartments
1902 SW 42nd Way
352-376-5065
4-25-70-2


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2


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
The Crossing at Santa Fe. Right across from
SFCC. Fully furnished. All Utilities included.
Jan-July. $439/mo. Cut down to $400/mo.
Fees on me. Bus routes to UF. Call at 672-
1209 or ganbanus@hotmail.com 1-12-6-3

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
1/1 in 3/3 apt in Cobblestone. $575 includes
cable, int, & until, W/D; partially furnished; free
amenities; must be female; avail Jan; call
561-827-5427 1-11-5-3
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
1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA Hidden Lakes Apts.
$480/mo incl everything. W/D in unit. Porch,
pool, gym. Pets welcome. Call Ning 352-870-
2362 1-29-15-3

JAN RENT FREE.
Huge 1BR apt available now thru Aug' '07.
Close to Shands, VA & Vet School..$585/mo:
Call 352-514-0962 1-12-5-3

LEXINGTON CROSSING $540/MO
3700 SW 27 STREET
AVAIL JAN 07 MAY 07
1 B/B INA 4BED/4BATH, FEMALES
CALL 954-762-3048 / 954-567-2701 1-12-
5-3

1BR shared BA, Spring sublease. January
FREE. Campus Club. $425/mo. Contact Jay
at 352-870-3234 1-12-5-3


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Sublease 1BR/pvt BA in 4BR/3BA. $420/mo.
Fully furn. All utils incl. Male only. Campus
Club. Call 352-262-1574 1-12-5-3

SF Crossings 1BR in 4BR apt. Private BA.
Immediate occupancy. $300 deposit upon
signing plus $439/mo utilities included. Call
305-378-8786 1-16-5-3

Countryside @ University Condo
2BRs avail in 4BR/4BA for $425/ea. Cable,
water,.elec incl except phone. Call Irvin 904-
610,0967 or email icheng@bellsouth.net
1-1&-3

Spacious studio apt avail immediately. Pets
ok. Walk to UF. Laundry faciliites. Free park-
ing. Dazzling pool. $525/mo. Call 352-328-
9153 1-17-5-3

Apt for Sublease Avail Jan 12th
$490/mo. Pet friendly. 1BR. The Woods
Apartments. 6 mth. Christine 352-271-5544
or 813-368-7606 2-17-5-3

Walk to class in minutes! 1 bedroom avail
in 4BR/2BA house across from the law
library. Rent $365 + 1/4 utilities. Email
jbrar7@yahoo.com or call 407-461-0355
1-17-5-3

1BR perfectly clean sublease avail imme-
diately. W/D incl. At The Laurels. $830/mo.
Call 352-335-4455 ask'for Seth Stripling's
ant. Can call 561-558-4855 after hours. 1-
31-15-3

Sublease for spring
Semester at Campus
Lodge for only $509/mo
All utilities paid, pool
Side apartment, call 786-252-4272 1-22-8-3

GREAT 3BR HOUSE $725/MONTH
Avail mid-january, close to dtwn with a ga-
rage, screened porch, hardwood floors, very
quiet street and a big backyard! 352-284-
1238 1-17-5-3

1BR/1BA sublease Towne Parc, $615/mo,
upstairs, fym, pool, 2 bus routes. Pets OK.
Jan free, renewable contract. No sec dep.
Call Wang @ 352-573-8238 1-17-5-3

Sublease: 6 month lease 2BR/2BA
Gym,.Zanning Booth, 3 Pools/Hot Tubs
Polos Apts of Gainesville
Rent $875 + utils. Sublease price negotiable
352-231-3809 1-24-10-3

HUGE Master Bedroom in a 3/2 for sub-
lease. Great roommates, close to UF, avail-
able now! Student preferred. Contaact Alex
at 352-318-2618 amazingalex@gmail.com
1-17-5-3

Male wanted for 2/2 Melrose apt $550 Avail
immediately-May'07. Jan rent FREE. All utils
incl. W/D, fully furnished, private bath, cable
w/HBO. Contact Teddy 863-513-5666 or
mrteddymiller@hotmail.cdm 1-25-10-3


aI Roommates


Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
4-25-72-4

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 4-25-72-4

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

FEMALE ROOMMATE NEEDED
(1) for 4/2.5 new townhouse, 10 min from
UF by car orbus, all included $400 954-557-
4769/baezwpa@bellsouth.net. 1-26-34-4

SHORT TERM OK. Grad or professional for
vegetarian household. BR & private BA in
lovelysome. Convenient central Gainesville
location. $450 + 1/2 utils. 352-328-7474. 1-
17-25-4


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FEMALE WANTED AVAIL NOW 1 BR/1 BA
in 4/4 condo $425 incl utilities, cable,
internet. W/D, pool, bus 20. No pets.
mediamom50@hotmail.com 954-802-1776
or text mssg. 1-22-10-4

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 1-22-14-4

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

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 1-12-6-4

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

Female roommate needed. Excellent loca-
tion off NW 62nd behind Oaks Mall. Bus stop.
Respectful, quiet & clean. $550/mo utilities &
DSL included. Availalbe immediately. Call
Annisa 904-386-3253 or Zena 904-535-1400
1-12-5-4

ROCKWOOD VILLAS
1/1 avail, in 3/3. $475/mo + share of utils.
New carpet, paint, tile. Call Jeff @ 352-538-
7521. 1-12-5-4

MALE GRAD STUDENT PREFERRED
for 1BR w/private BA in 4BR/4BA condo.
W/D room, full kitchen, walk-in closet, 2nd
floor w/balcony. Close to UF on 2 bus routes,
nice pool & plenty of open parking. Available
Jan-July 31. $335. John @ 786-436-1657
1-12-5-4

Female roommate wanted. Close to UF,
furnished, 3BR/3BA, W/D in unit and util
included in rent. $489/mo. Month-to-month
available. Call Jen at 904-472-8149 or
jmc1908@hotmail.com 1-22-10-4

Clean roommate needed. Nice house, quiet
neighborhood. Recently remodeled. $375 +
1/4 utils. Incl cable/internet. Fully furn, W/D,
scrned porch, fenced yard, share bathroom.
NS, no pets. M/F student only. 386-212-1578
1-12-5-4

MOVE IN NOW!!! Female roommate for fur-
nished 4BR/4BA. $499/mo all included. Call
Jessica 305-510-1474 1-22-10-4

LIVE AT COUNTRYSIDE
1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA apt only $410/mo incl
utils, cable, & internet. Furnished. Flexible
time period. 352-870-8459 1-22-10-4

Need roommate to share 2BR/1BA condo
with male grad student. Off SW 75th St. 20
min from UF. Cbl/int/yard/deck, dogs ok.
$250/mo + 1/2 util/cbl. 309-868-2234 1-
22-10-4

Roommate wanted for 4BR/3BA house off
NW 16th Ave between SFCC & UF. Cox
cable TV & internet, DW, W/D, new carpet,
& ceiling fans. Over 20 yrs old please. $380/
mo. util incl 352-328-4995 1-12-5-4

LA MANCHA 914 SW 8th Ave.
Free cable, electric, dsl, $475/mo. Call 352-
284-7304 2-5-20-4


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Female roommate wanted, single clean non-
smoking to share 3BR/2BA, furnished condo,
w/pool, tennis, sauna, fitness, on bus route.
Only 1.8 mi from UF. $540 includes all util &
wireless internet 386-383-7258 1-12-5-4

Newly renovated Miami style home 3/2 look-
ing for a roommate 1.3 miles to UF. NW area.
Call Jona @ 352-682-1902 1-19-9-4

1BR/1BA in Rockwood Villa available now.
$325/mo + 1/3 utils. W/D.. NS, singles, no
children,, no pets. Call 352-682-6402 1-
29-15-4

Roommate wanted for 3/2.5 condo master
BR. NW 39th Ave & 42nd St. Pool, tennis, dsl.
$500/mo utils incl. No pets. Call 363-0143 or
363-0144 or email waelder@bellsouth.net
1-16-5-4

$260/mo Male non-smoker, private home.
Bus rte 75 offArcher Rd & 1-75 1/2 utilities &
security. Call 375-6393 1-11-3-4

***ROOMMATE WANTED***
1 BR/1 BA available in 2BR/2BA $375/mo
Utilities, HS internet & cable FREE
At Sparrow off Tower Road.
Call 352-283-0240
1-18-7-4

2BR available in 3BR house. Large furn liv-
ing area 9 blks to UF Large yard. $500/mo.
High speed internet/cable. Call 514-7834 or
332-1253 1-16-5-4

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. 24 hr gym, pool, Bball, HS internet,
cable w/HBO/SHO $550. 954-483-4597 1-
24-10-4

2 rooms in 4/2 quiet family neighborhood. 1
blk from UF bus stop. 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 1-24-10-4

Roommate needed in Royal Village.
Sublease until August. Walk to UF. Own bed-
room and shared bath. Utils, cable, internet
incl. Avail now! No redecorating fee. $460/
mo. Amelia orAnn 352-472-3661 1-24-10-4

1 Female roommate needed. Clean &
quiet place at University Terr West. $450 ALL
utilities incl: Cable, DSL, Elec, Water. FULLY
furn must see condo. 4BR/4BA. 5% disc for
12mth lease. Dory 954-816-1468 1-16-4-4

Large room in NW home. $400/mo includes
utils, DSL, DVR, no pets. Prefer mature,
male, non-drinker/smoker..Avail now. flex-
ible. Call Scott 335-8209 1-17-5-4

Avail Jan 8. Unfum 1BR w/pvt BA in 2BR/
2.5BA 2 story Southfork Oaks condo. Near
Target/Oaks MalVUF. Quiet M/F, NS, student/
prof. No pets 2 cats on peremises. $425/mo
+ 1/3 utils. Neg on lease length. 870-4439
1-19-7-4

Roommate needed to share large NW home,
1.5 miles to UF. Includes all utilities, cable
TV, wireless internet & W/D. $450/mo. NS &
no pets. Call 284-0771 1-17-5-4

1BR in 3BR/2BA fully furnished house.
SW neighborhood, 10 min to UF. Pool,
satellite,' intemet. Good for grad students.
$400/mo + utils. Avail ASAP 772-201-9933
1-24-10-4

1BR/1BR avail in 2BR/2BA, gated commu-
nity, pool, racquetball, W/D in unit, cable,
internet, newly renovated. $465/Mo. Call
561-809-0892 1-17-5-4


1BR w/private BA in 3BR/2BA house 1/2 mile
from UF in great, safe area. Must see. W/D
.avail. Immediate availability. $450/mo + utils.
339-6171. 1502 NW 17th St. 1-17-5-4

NS, F, wanted to share 2/2 condo in quiet
SE area (Treehouse Village) on busline. 2
pools & fitness center. Newly remodeled &
furn (except BR). W/D. Avail now. $430/mo +
1/2 util + dep. 321-266-7069, 321-725-4475
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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.
4-25-72-5







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


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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


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NEW CONSTRUCTION
Luxury 2BR/2.5BA townhome. Close to
UF. Ready NOW. Motivated Seller. Call
Matt Price, Campus Realty. 352-281-3551
1-12-85-5

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

LAKE SANTA FE 3BR/2BA lake view home
1500 sq ft. Home has wide view of 5820 acre
spring fed lake. 17 miles to campus. Drive to
& from UF with sun to your back. Excellent
lake for all water activities. $369,000 or best
offer. 352-468-1507 1-12-5-5

For sale, equipped tissue culture lab,
house/office, packing/hsipping on 1.8
acres. Low taxes, mild winters, good water.
cubberley@megagate.com 601-583-3040
1-11-4-5

2/2 + garage in Palm Grove on NW 39th Ave.
Open floor plan, abundant storage, commu-
nity pool. $184,900. Contact 352-256-7906
for a showing. Realtors welcome. 1-12-5-5

LOFTS OASIS NY Style luxury loft. Newly
built concrete construction 2BR/2.5BA condo.
Soaring windows & high ceilings. Near UF,
on bus rt. Best price on the market. $230k.
Ricardo Kokkas, Realtor 352-318-3384
1-23-10-5

LOCATION & NEW CONSTRUCTION!!
Campus View condos 13th & Archer directly
across from UF. 3BR/3BA, living, dining & util
rooms. Kitchen w/breakfast counter. All wood
cabinets throughout, balcony, ceiling fang, all
appliances, tile & carpet. Neutral corner unit,
much more. Great investment. $310k. 813-
205-0220 1-17-5-5

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.
$105,000. 352-362-6410 1-12-10-5

Would You Like to Live Near UF?
Stop Renting, BUY NOW!
Free List of Available Condos
www.CondosNearUF.com
Campus Realty 336-3900 2-8-20-5

Woud You Like to Live Near UF?
Stop Renting, BUY NOW!
Free List of Available Homes
www.HomesNearUF.com
Campus Realty 336-3900 2-8-20-5




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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. 4-25-72-6

BED FULL SIZE $75 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 4-25-72-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $350
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. 352-372-
7490 4-25-72-6

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. 4-25-72-6

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
4-25-72-6

BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, iri boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1400
(352) 372-7490 4-25-72-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand. new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
4-25-72-6

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 4-25-
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 4-25-72-6

"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.
4-25-72-6

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. 4-25-72-6




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Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
4-25-72-6

BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-25-72-6

FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $1.40. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-25-72-6

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
4-25-72-6

Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 4-25-72-6

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

Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516
4-25-72-6

BEDS FURNITURE FUTONS
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New Used 0 Buy 0 Sell 4-25-72-6

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 4-25-72-6

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!
4-25-72-6

*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.
4-25-72-6

BEDS FUTONS FURNITURE
Quality furniture at reasonable prices.
Morrells Furniture Outlet,
140 NW 6th St. 352-378-3400
Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfurniture.com
4-25-72-6

PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING
Your gently used items to
ALACHUA HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
THRIFT STORE.
We will accept anything that is
in re-sell condition.
All donations are tax-deductible.
Free pick-up service.
Call: Rhonda 378-4663
1-12-5-6

Cherry finished credenza with hutch, file
cabinet & accompanying large desk in good
condition for sale. $300 OBO. Call 332-5602
1-16-5-6

GE WASHER & DRYER
Good condition,- $250 for set, no delivery.
LIFECYCLE STATIONARY BICYCLE
$75, no delivery.
Call 850-454-4229 1-12-4-6


Computers 3


CASH PAID For Laptops
Sales/Service 336-0075.
Power Supplies & Drives.
Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 4-25-72-7


SlI Computers


1-8-118-7






352.219.2980 9s....
4-25-72-7

GATORNERD.COM
- Computer/laptop repair
- Virus, spyware, hardware
- Fix it for $44
- Home/dorm 352-219-2980 4-25-72-7

COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
4-25-72-7

MAC USERS!
Put your class notes on.your iPod
www.tropic4.com
Try Top X Notes iPod today!
1-11-10-7

Microsoft Certified Professional here to
address all of your computer and home net-
working needs. Free estimate. References
available. Don't hesitate. Call 352-226-5151
4-25-72-7

DATA RECOVERY & Forensic Analysis
Professional, Reliable Work
Law Enforcement Officer
BS Degree, A+ Certified Technician
DataTriangle.com, 352-231-3300 4-25-
72-14


Bicycles

In the market for a new set of wheels or just
looking to add a second to that collection?
Want personalized handlebars or a fitted
seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds

NEW& USED BIKES FOR SALE
WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
Best Prices in Town*
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
4-25-72-9


0 1 For Sale


PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-25-72-10

For Sale
Books by Bob Brackin
Visit my website
www.bobbrackin.com 4-25-72-10

PARKING
60 sec from UF. taking new applications.
Spring semester $280 (4 mos) 538-2454
1-12-5-10

UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENTAUCTIONS
are underway...
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and
more. All individuals interested in bidding
go to: http://fa.ufl.edulam/surplus/dnlinel
3-30-53-10'

SELL BUY TEXTBOOKS ONLINE


+ opir k ourcampusbookstore.com
.-, A+ Cnlnputle- .nBh SAVE $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ 1-16-5-10

333-8404
Computer Help! Now! Motorcycles, Mopeds)
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


** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
4-25-72-11


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***SOLANO CYCLE***
Scooters from $899. Largest selection from
KYMCO, Daelim, Hyosung, Adly, Go-Ped,
Schwin, others. 2 yr warrantees.
3550 SW 34th St 338-8450 solanocycle.com
4-25-72-11

*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Providing excellent service and
new scooters at great prices!
1901 NW 67th Place, 336-1271
NEW website www.NS4L.com
4-25-72-11
c---
***GatorMoto***
We have moved to a temp. location as we
await the completion of our new state of the
art facility. We still have new scooters start-
ing at $1199. lyr Warranties. We also service
ALL brands of scooters. Pickup Available.
Low Labor Rates. Free estimates. 376-6275
4-25-72-11

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 4-25-72-11

SWAMP CYCLES
534 SW 4th Ave. Largest Selection of
E-bikes, Scooters, Accessories and More!!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
www.swampcycles.com
4-25-72-11

150 CC SCOOTER
Sporty Red, Black, & White. Brand new.
Never used. 2006 4 cycle. Disc Brakes. 65
mph. Starting @ $1400. Call 239-297-8996.
1-12-17-11

00000000 CASH PAID ******00
For MOTORCYCLES OR SCOOTERS
Newer or Older 0 Running or Not
Fast & Convenient 0 Free Pick Up
Call today 352-441-0442
1-31-17-11

SCOOTER 50cc VIAGGIO 2005
2 cycle, oil injected, lots of storage, disc
brakes, mag wheels, 2 passenger. Like new
cond, runs perfect. Goes 35 mph. PARK
ANYWHERE. ONLY $750. 352-262-4673
1-12-5-11

KAWASAKI VULCAN 750
Low mid-size cruiser, 1994. V-twin, liquid
cooled, shaft drive. Great condition, looks &
runs great. Very dependable & economical.
$1795. Call 352-262-4673 1-12-5-11

03 KAWASAKI ZX636 NINJA
3000 miles. Great condition $5500/OBO.
Call 505-5523 1-16-5-11 CORRECTED

Yamaha Zuma Scooter
Very low mileage, Silver/black. $1200 (call
352-371-1525 1-17-5-11

HONDA SHADOW '86 V-TWIN
VT1100 Exc orig cond
Runs great, 21K $3500/OBO
Joel 352-336-0075 1-18-5-11


Autos


FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAROL
ORunning or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
OCall Don @ 215-7987 4-25-72-12

CARS -CARS BuyOSellOTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373 -,50
4-25-72-12

OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us
4-25-72-12

$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, E'TC.
For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
4-25-71-12







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0I Autos


SUN CITY AUTO SALES
Buy Here. Pay Here
We finance anyone
No credit check
352-338-1999 4-25-72-12

SUN CITY AUTO SALES
0 down and up
2000 discount on any financed vehicle
30 day warranty on any financed vehicle
352-338-1999 4-25-72-12

90 Hiapda Accord $1999 352-338-1999
92 Cadillac $299
92 Honda Accord $1999
95 Dodge Neon $2999
93 Lincoln Continental $2999 4-25-72-12

93 Mercedes 300e $2999 352-338-1999
95 Dodge Intrepid $1999
95 Nissan Pathfinder $2999
90 Honda Accord $1999
98 Kia Sephia $1999 4-25-72-12

87 Volvo $2999 352-338-1999
94 Chevy Blazer $1999
93 Plymouth Voyager $1999
97 Geo Metro $1299
96 Chevy Cavalier $2499 4-25-72-12

JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY!
00* FREE 0 FREE 0 FREE* FREE*O*
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
CALL DON 215-7987 4-25-72-12

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

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

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

CARS FROM $29/MO!
Hondas 0 Chevys e Jeeps and more!
$0 Do*n, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr.
For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
'-25-72-12

2000 ACURA INTEGRA
60k mile service done. $9500. Call 352-262-
1351 1-12-5-12

1995 LEXUS ES 300 Sedan
4-door, 6 cy, 188k, auto, A/C, trans, cruise,
sunroof, leather, 4 new tires, alloy wheel,
CD, tinted glass, Call 331-3538. $4500. 1-
12-5-12

'01 Chevy Prizm
65k miles, $3.3k, automatic, check
http://plaza.ufl.edulpark507, 284-2427 1-
24-10-12

05 TOYOTA COROLLA LE
AC/Heat, Power Door Locks/Steering/
Windows, Tilt Wheel, Cruise Cntrl, Multi CD,
radio, great condition, 8600 miles, pretty
new. $13,500. Call Che 319-621-5848 1-
18-5-12

1997 WHITE 2 DOOR HONDA CIVIC EX.
Manual, AC, Power Everything, 117k. Great
Shape! $4000/OBO. Call Kim @ 352-281-
6702 1-18-5-12

1998 BLACK VW CABRIO CONVERTIBLE.
Manual, AC, 70k, Clean Title. Runs Great!
$4000/OBO. Call Ches @ 352-284-8536
1-18-5-12


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 onSundays 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 1-19-50-13


*I Wanted


LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
* Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
* ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 8-15-
24-13

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
1-19-50-13

UF GRAD PAYS MORE
for gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, dia-
monds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer
before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-
8090 4-25-72-13

HOPE HOrses helping PEople seeks vol-
unteers to assist physical and occupational
therapy program and/or provided horse
care. Visit Horseshelpingpeople.org for info
1-16-5-13

WANTED:
FINAL 4 & SEC/BCS
Football items, BUYING!!
email: TWORINGS4UF@aol.com
or Call: 904-415-3294 1-12-3-13



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4-25-72-14

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
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POLITICAL CALL CENTER
Phone reps needed ASAP for Political
Campaigns. Base hourly rate + bonus.
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25-72-14

EARN $60.THIS WEEK!
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NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
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00* SOCCER COACHES***
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Experience required. License preferred for
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4-25-72-14

PIZZA HUT-Now Hiring
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5004 NW 34th St. 352-373-7733 1-31-
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PARADIGM PROPERTIES
Leasing Consultant, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
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352-375-2152 X301-
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4-25-30-14


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G8RBAYcom
*Get Paid & Have Fun *Flexible Hours &
Competitive $ *Sales Experience Required
*eBay Experience a plus *Resume To
g8rbay@bellsouth.net 1-17-30-14


**DANCERS NEEDED**
Pirvate dance co. Great for students. Great
pay, fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start
today! 378-3312 1-31-34-14


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


$10-12/HR + BONUS
Mortgage lender has immediate openings for
college students for telephone sales posi-
tions. No exp required. Flex hours. Apply in
person between 3 & 6pm, Mon-Fri 1900 SW
34th St. Ste 206 (2nd fir above credit union)
1-31-17-14


LEGAL ASSISTANT FULL TIME
Position available. Need at least 2 year com-
mitment. Fax resume to 352-335-2272 Attn:
Lynn 1-12-10-14


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 XML
(XSLT), PHP, SQL, & JAVA. 40 hours/week.
Send resume to :hr@gleim.com
Refer to job code FLDDP906
www.gleim.com 1-22-17-14


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


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


CABLE TECHS
G'ville,Ocala,Newberry;Video,HSI,VOIP
basic exp needed, benefits available, late
model truck/van & tools req'd 352-5053984
1-11-5-14


COLD STONE CREAMERY will soon
audition happy, energetic Scoopers for -its
Newberry Road and Archer Road stores.
Earn $8.50+ while having fun! Positions be-
gin immediately. Choose either Gainesville
location when you apply on our web site.
Visit ColdStoneCreamery.com, then choose
Best Jobs Ever, then choose Local Store Job
Listings (please include your email address).
Nights and weekends a must. 18+ only. 1-
12-5-14


Farahs on the Ave now hiring
FT/ PT servers exp. a must. Apply 1120
W. University Ave. No calls. M-Fri 2-4pm.
1-12-5-14


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NOW HIRING NOTE TAKERS
The Perfect Work Study Program
Hiring excellent notetakers in UF's 50 most
popular classes. Apply in person. Located
across from The Swamp in the UF Plaza.
Interviews only. Office employees editing
experience a plus. Office help needed. Work
from your location. Need experienced person
to write chapter summaries. Apply in person
only. 1-22-10-14


EDUCATIONAL RETAIL STORE
Looking for PT help, flexible hours, will work
around your class schedule. Please bring
resume to: 2020 NW 6th St. 1-31-17-14


Dragonfly Rolls 'n Bowls
NOW HIRING!!! ambitious, energetic,
friendly, and reliable team members for
Sushi Chef, Prep & Cashier positions,
P/T & FT. Apply in person at 3117 SW 34th
St. #1. University Towne Center (next to
Carrabbas). No calls please. 1-12-5-14


University of Florida
Survey Research Center
408 W University Ave. suite 106
Apply Mon-Fri 9am-9pm
392-2908 ext. 105
$7.50/hr + BONUS + Paid Training
$8.00 Spanish/English bilingual speakers
Telephone Interviewing NO SALES
4-25-72-14


HARRY'S SEAFOOD BAR & GRILL
Now hiring all positions. Apply within 110 SE
1st. St. Downtown Gainesville 372-1555 1-
22-10-14






Now Hiring
Experienced Notetakers and Editors
Apply Online at www.SmokinNotes.com
1-19-9-14


SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS
FT/PT. Flexible schedules for students and
graduates.

ACCOUNTING STUDENTS
Get paid while you learn. Flexible hours.

SHIPPING TECH -
FT/PT

SALES CONSULTANT
Relationship builders. Salary plus commis-
sion.

TECH SUPPORT
FT/PT. Flash exp. a plus.

Please send resume to hr@gleim.com.
www.gleim.com 1-22-10-14


3 food prep people needed. Experienced or
not. Start from $7-9/hr. Quick advancement
opportunities. Call 338-6004 or stop in Let's
do dinner! at 4010 NW 22nd Dr in Shand's
Plaza off 39th Avenue across from Sonic
1-12-5-14.


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Application Engineer
Professional needed to provide technical
support for DSP hardware and software
products. Must have excellent written and
verbal communication skills. Metlab, C, or VB
experience is required. Experience in a re-
search lab highly desired. A masters or PhD
degree in Engineering or Biological/Physical
Sciences is preferred. See www.tdt.com for
more info. E-mail resumes to hr@tdt.com or
fax to 386-462-5365. 1-12-5-14


Technical Support
Professional needed to assist customers
with PC based DSP hardware & software
systems. Excellent communication, PC &
trouble shooting skills needed. A bachelors
degree in Engineering or Biological/Physical
Sciences is preferred. See www.tdt.com for
more info. E-mail resumes to hr@tdt.com or
fax to 386-462-5365. 1-12-5-14


Teachers Needed
Imagine Learning Center 371-5450. Taking
applications from reliable, creative individu-
als who enjoy working with children. 1-12-
5-14

Now Hiring
Cook & Cashier, PT & FT. apply in person,
Maui Teriyaki 600 NW 75th Street.
Benefits include FREE meals. 1-26-14-14


SCHOOL:
Elementary Assistant Teacher needed.
Apply: 8505 NW 39th Avenue. 1-12-5-14


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Leasing Agents Needed
Experience Preferred
Please contact the office
at 352-375-3072
to speak to Haley 1-12-5-14


Perfect PT Job. Evening Sales Reps. $7-
10/hr, Paid Training, Paid Wkly, Flex Sched.
Also seeking experienced B2B salesper-
sons. 25% commission, Paid Wkly, Flex
Sched. 352-377-2573 1-22-10-14

Programmers wanted:
Require BS, computer science, computer en-
gineering or closely related field. Proficiency
in Java, SQL,,PHP and XML. Spring grads
welcome to apply. Send resume and GPA
to career@radassociates.us. Company
info: www.radiologyassociatesimaging.com.
1-31-17-14

Need ASAP! 30 Fast Typists with na-
tive English skills for long term project.
Productivity based pay, $7-$14 hourly.
Create your own schedule, 7am-12midnight,
M-F. Ideal for Students and PT! email to:
gnvjobs@uigfla.com 1-12-5-14

High-energy, well-spoken
Telephone & outside sales. PT or FT.
Call 352-373-7535 1-12-5-14

Nanny needed for two kids after school:
1:45pm to 6:00pm (Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri) and
12:30 to 6:00 on Wed. Call 352-316-1758
1-19-9-14

Finance co. seeks FT Admin Asst for
progressive company. Individual must be
long-term, motivated, reliable, post-grad
preferred. Phone skills, customer service,
& computer exp. a must. Competitive salary
based on exp. + bonuses. Fax resume to
352-378-4156 1-31-17-14


PREMED GRADUATES
Clinical assistant needed full time for patient
care in ophthalmology. Will train. Resume to
S Dr. Levy afn22025@cox.Net 1-19-8-14


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VET TECH
Experience preferred. Afternoons & week-
ends. 386-454-1001 1-19-9-14

Nanny wanted to care for 6 month old in my
home. Experience and references a must.
Childhood development, early education
or similar major helpful Graduate student
preferred. Approx 20 hours/week. Call 352-
262-8734 1-12-5-14

TutorGator.com
No registration fee. Make money at your
schedule. Offer all UF, Santa Fe courses and
others. Respond to course requests online
2-5-20-14

IVEY'S GRILL has openings for waitstaff and
dishwashers. Shifts are Tues thru Sun 7:30
am to 4:00 pm. Apply in person @ 3303 W.
University Ave. Closed Mondays. 1-12-5-14

TGI FRIDAYS
is now hiring ALL POSITIONS Apply in
person 3598 SWArcher Rd Mon thru Thurs
between 2 & 4-pm. or anytime online at:
Fridays.com 1-16-5-14

Advanced Technologies & Testing Lab
is seeking applications for FT/PT Office
Assistant & Lab Technician/Chemist. Please
email your resume to attl@bellsouth.net or
fax to 352-378-0322 1-12-4-14

SALES HELP NEEDED $500 SIGN ON
BONUS, PAID VACATION, EARN UP TO 6
FIGURES, BENEFITS, CALL GEORGE OR
TONY 352-368-6645 1-16-5-14

PT DRIVERS
for the Auto Auction. Flexible hours. Must
have good driving record. 352-373-7535
1-16-5-14

FT SALES MANAGER
for growing auto aution. Apply in person 3728
NE4th St. 1-16-5-14

Now hiring:
* BANQUET SERVERS RESTAURANT
SERVERS HOUSEKEEPERS.
Apply in person The Paramount Plaza 2900
SW 13th St. 240-0159 1-31-16-14

Dog lovers wanted.
Doggie Daycare is looking to hire hard work-
ing, organized, and personable employees
to work PT. Inquiries must be comfortable
working with large groups of off-leash dogs
in a cage-free day-board setting. Must have
great customer service skills. Experience
with dogs is preferred. Please email
campmarlindogs@gmail.com for application
1-16-5-14.








Onsite Career Fair
Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q is currently hiring.
We will be having an On-Site Career Fair on
Friday, January 12th at the following location:
2700 North Waldo Road, Gainesville, FL. To
find out more about this smoking' opportunity,
representatives will be on-site taking applica-
tions from 11am to 5pm. 1-12-4-14


SALES CLERK
Sandy's Consignment Boutique 372-1226
1-23-10-14

OUR CAMPUS BOOKSTORE NEEDS A
CAMPUS REP to promote this online site.
Visit us at www.ourcampusbookstore.com
For info and app: promotions@ourcampusb
ookstore.coml-16-5-14


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Local investor looking for implementerst
assistants My name is Leonard, and I'm
expanding my investment activities in real
estate and other areas. I'm looking for three
highly motivated individuals who can .take
ideas and tools and make things happen.
This is an opportunity to get in the ground
floor of this expansion, learn from an active
investor and achieve financial freedom. No
previous Investing experience required. For
more information email me at
theotherdirection@hotmail.com 1-16-5-14

Help business is great! Need part-time & full-
time Sandwich Artists. Apply in person
Reitz Union Subway
1-17-5-14

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. 4-25-70-14

Sun Country Sports is hiring gymnastics,
tumbling, office, bookkeeping, and more.
Applications avail @ www.suncountryspor
ts.com. Bring application to either location.
1-19-7-14

PITA PIT NOW HIRING DRIVERS,
ROLLERS, SHIFT MANAGERS. Fun, en-
ergetic & fast-paced. Great pay. All shifts
avail. New Archer Rd location. Apply today
serve today. 3841 SWArcher 352-692-4460
1-16-4-14

University Commons Apts. is seeking a PT
leasing agent. Must be available to work
mornings, 'weekends and available to work
this summer. Please call 352-377-6700 4-
25-70-14

O'CONNELL CENTER
NOW HIRING

*Concerts Banquets Sports Events*

Applications now being taken. To gain valu-
able experience at a job with flexible hours,
apply TODAY at Room 1302 at the O'Connell
Center. Positions available for Usher,
Security, and Technical. Great opportunity to
work with other students as well as a chance
to learn new skills. Last day applications ac-
cepted: Jan 16th. 1-12-3-14

Attn Smokers! Earn at least $7/hr Smokers
needed to participate in a study on decision-
making & smoking. If interested, come to
Rm 81 in the UF Psychology Bldg, call 392-
0601 x297, visit www.psych.ufl.edu/~locey/
smokers.mht for more info. 4-25-70-14

Part time Hrs/Full time Salary Flex Schedule,
Leverage your Marketing and Strengthen.
Your Sales Skills. 305-677-9821 or
hr@magazinecrossing.com 1-24-10-14

NERO'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT
**Now hiring exp servers, counter staff,
assistant day shift & night shift managers,
dishwasher. Please apply at 5240 NW 34th
St. Across from YMCA Call 2-4pm 372-7430
1-24-10-14

ART ASSISTANT
Part time $8-$14/hr. Great for responsible,
creative person. Good w/details. Many proj-
ects; various art. 374-7038 1-24-10-14

Experienced Veterinary Technician needed
who enjoys working with animals with great
people skills. Full time preferred. Benefits,
bonus available in Alachua 386-462-3822
1-24-10-14

PHONE REPS NEEDED ASAP
Evening & Sat.
Must be articulate & reliable
371-5888x 111 or
4112 NW 22nd Dr. 1-17-5-14

PT Receptionist & Vet Tech needed to join
friendly & knowledgeable team at Westside
Animal Hospital. Exp pref not required. Apply
in person. 5508 NW 13th St. 376-1373 for
info. 1-17-5-14

NANNY JOBS six jobs in Gvl NOW.
Full time $$ Part time $$ Afternoons.
Noah's Ark Nanny Agency resume.
pix, class schedule; gnv@nanoneone.com
2-1-15-14


SHelp Wanted


Wealth 101
Entrepreneurs only!
The law of lease effort business model.
www.thewealththeory.com/wecan
800-263-2563 x 6843 1-11-1-14

DRIVER OPPORTUNITY
Gatorfood.com
Potential earnings $14-$20/hr! Make your
own schedule. Fun environment, great op-
portunity. For info contact Jason 379-3663.
1-25-10-14

LOTS OF NANNIES NEEDED
AM'S/PM'S MWF/T TH
resume, pix, schedule to:
NOAH'S ARK NANNY
gnv@nanoneone.com 1-18-5-14

WAREHOUSE STAFF!!
PT inventory control, flexible hours.
Great job for students! Will work around
Class schedule. Apply at Concessions Office,
South End Zone Ben Hill Griffin Stadium,
next to the Gator Sport Shop 352-375-4683
x 6500 1-19-6-14

EVENT SUPERVISORS!!
PT Supervisors needed, days, nights, week-
ends. Flexible hours. Great 2nd Job! apply
at Concessions Office, South End Zone Ben
Hill Griffin Stadium, next to the Gator Sport
Shop 352-375-4683 x6500 1-19-6-14

HELPER PT
flexible hours for cleaning, mowing; errands
& minor chores. $6-8/hr. Leave clear mes-
sage 373-1690 1-18-5-14

2007 Expansion
We need to start 25 ppl IMMED.
Great Pay, Cut Sales/Svc, Conds Apply
All Ages 17+, Call Now 372-6697
2-2-16-14

RECEPTIONIST PT/FT,
$7/hr plus, handling incoming/outgoing calls,
positive attitude/dependability a must, call
now 372-6697 1-18-5-14 '

PINCH A PENNY
5010 NW 34th Street. Full Time/Part Time
sales associates. Apply in person. 1-25-
10-14

Premier Productions Is Now Hiring
Full Time Customer Service Reps
Send Resumes:
SSACKS@premierparties.com 1-18-5-14

Premier Productions Is Now Hiring
Account Executives (Exp Req)
Managing Acocunts with:
Student Organizations &
Corporate businesses.
Send resumes:
SSACKS@premierparties.com 1-18-5-14

Premier Productions Is Now Hiring
Internship Positons
Business, Marketing, Finance
Send Resumes:
SSACKS@premierparties.com 1-18-5-14

Guide School
Add a conversation starter to your resume
and Sample the Good Life! Learn to work
as a Whitewater Raft Guide with the people
who built the business Nantahala Outdoor
Center! 5 days rafting instruction on 2 scenic
southeastern rivers. Preferential consid-
eration given to Guide School graduates
for summer employment; ask about tuition
refund. Call 800-232-7238 x132, or visit
www.noc.com .1-11-1-14


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IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA-approved 378-7830
www.carrsmith.com 4-25-72-15

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. 4-25-72-15







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EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250'
x 160'kjding ring, round pen &.jump pad-
dock. Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19
separate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-
3175 everglade-eqestrian.com 4-25-72-15

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 1/22/06.
Class sizes" limited. 338-1193 for details.
4-25-gg-1 5

PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
339-2199
4-25-72-15

TLC HORSEBOARD
All facilities & amenities: quality instruc-
tion. 15 min from UF. Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Center. 4-25-72-15

IMMIGRATION LAW
Marriage Visas Employment Visas -
Naturalization. Richard Ruth, Esq.
352-335-6748 www.ruthlaw.com 4-25-72-15

www.TutorGator.com
Search tutors for all UF & Santa Fe courses!
Exam reviews, problem solving sessions.
get the help you need! 2-5-20-15

MATH TUTOR
First hour FREE. 10 years of experience.
Bilingual. Call Francisco at 352-494-8582
1-22-10-15

HAIR BY GLENDA
High-lights 1/2 $65; Full $85
$10 off Haircuts 0 $50 off Hair Extensions.
Located in Creations, Thornebrook Village.
352-258-8431 2-19-30-15

Interested in exploring all aspects of spiri-
tuality and its physical manifestations and
associations? Daring, eclectic group., Visit
us. rlcaw@yahoo.com 352-208-2966 1-
31-17-15

T- Quality Horse Boarding
Top quality feed, turnout & care for your
horse. Room to ride, grassy tumouts, &
individualized care, instruction available,
20 minutes to campus. Contact Devin at
386-804-3384
1-17-5-15

FREE ENGLISH CLASSES 39th Ave NW
Faith Presbyterian Church / Night
Beginners to Advanced levels
Monday + Thursdays 7-9 PM
336-9514 gomesnr@bellsouth.net. 1-31-
15-15

FREE GUITAR LESSONS!
www.GuitarApartment.com
1-25-10-15


1 Health Services

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

All Women's Health Center
ABORTION
Free Pregnancy Test
RU-486 Available
378-9191
www.abortiongainesville.com
4-25-72-16

UNPLANNED PREGNANCY? Confidential,
compassionate adoption advice. Expenses
paid if needed. Choose life! www.america
nkidzadoption.com FL lic. # 1105-002-000
(727) 823-1537 or toll free (866) 525-3057
4-25-72-16

THE TRUE YOU!
Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks
Qnly $119!
Gain muscle while you lose fat
Groups forming now. 339-2199
4-25-72-16


ONLINE COUNSELING
Licensed, PhD. Additions,
Food Issues, Depression, Stress
$35/hour. http://www.Dr-ls-ln.com
4-25-72-16


Got Fat? Get: fit with:
electro-acupuncture w/lypossage
also acupuncture face lift & facials
BCBS & most ins. accepted
HHHWC free consult 352-505-5368 1-31-
17-16


BAHAMAS PLATINUM PACKAGE
*Spring Break Exclusive*

$189 .5-Days/4-Nights
$239 7-Days/6-Nights

Prices include:
Round-trip luxury cruise with food.
Accomodations on the island at
your choice of ten resorts.
Free V.I.P. party package upgrade.

Appalachia Travel
1-800-867-5018
www.BahamaSun.com


ABORTION/ABORTION BY PILL (RU-486)
IV Sedation, Student Discount. WE WILL BEAT ANY PACKAGE PRICE!
Well Woman Care & Birth Control FL Seller of Travel Reg. No. ST35585
Bread & Roses Women's Health Center 3-2-82-21
www.breadroses.com 352-372-1664
4-25-69-16


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


ANONYMOUS Don't Miss Out! Spring Break 2007 is ap-
HIV ANTIBODY TESTING preaching! STS is offering specials to this
year's hottest destinations! Call for savings.
Alachua County Health Dept. Call 1-800-648-4849 or visit www.ststravel.com
334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee) ARC Exempt. 1-19-18-21

FLASHBACKS PAYS CASH FOR CLOTHES.
We buy 10-5, M-Sat. Open to shop til 6. WE Take a fun class Dance off the holiday
ALSO BUY HOUSEHOLD ITEM. 211 W Univ pounds. Leam to clog! Westside Park 1001
Ave 375-3752.4-25-72-18 NW 34 St. 10 Tuesdays 6:30 7:30 $25.
Good for Tappers, too. Call 256-3742 1-
16-5-21


*Family Chiropractic*
Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F.
373-7070
4-25-72-18


SAVE ON RAYBAN/SUNGLASSES

University Opticians
300 SW 4th Ave. 378-4480
4-25-72-18


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Depart: Th & Fr 2:00 & 4:30PM/reverse
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WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKET
Every Sat & Sun Hwy 301
15 min from Gainesville 486-2255
4-25-72-21



Rocky Creek Paintball
In Gainesville Better Prices
Better Fields Better Call 371-2092
8-9-72-21


JACKSONVILLE INT'LAIRPORT
and Beaches 5 daily trips.
$40 ONE WAY or $65 ROUND TRIP
RUNWAYS. Travel Better.
www.rnwy.com 800-578-6929 4-25-72-23



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WOMEN'S, from page.22

and play like we know how. Sometimes it gets a little
frustrating when you know you played your hardest,
but we can't control that."
One of the "tall players" Bowden is referring to
is Volunteers do-it-all 6-foot-4 sophomore Candace
Parker. Here's the bottom line: Parker is the most tal-
ented and versatile player in the country. She's listed
at every position, and, yes, she can dunk.
But still, the Gators aren't intimidated.
"I'm the type of player who doesn't back down
from anybody," Bowden said. "She's a good player,
but me and Marshae (Dotson) are going to do the best
we can to contain her."
Although Parker is the creme de la creme of the
Volunteers' attack, Peck knows her team can't forget
their other weapons either.
"With Candace, if you spend too much time just fo-
cusing on her, they have other players that can step up
and shoot," Peck said. "What we're going to have to
do is mix up how we guard her. We have to try not to
let her get in a rhythm; she creates a lot of her offense
off her defense."


So, do the Gators have a chance?
Well, UF wasn't given great odds last year either,
but they were still able to go into Knoxville on senior
night and upset the Volunteers 95-93 in overtime.
"That game should be motivation for this year's
team," "said Tennessee coach
Pat Summitt via teleconference
Wednesday. "Without question,
they understand what happened
and what can happen if you're not
ready to play. Florida is not a team
that they will take lightly. This team
respects Florida, and hopefully we'll
Peck be ready to play. I would expect us
to be ready."
Summitt also said the game probably cost her
squad a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament.
But still, even with the struggles, senior Kim Dye
knows that the effort is there.
"It's tough, don't get me wrong," Dye said. "But
when you have players that are willing to sacrifice
their bodies and get in shape during the season (you
can't ask for more). People are coming in doing cardio
during the season and that shows how dedicated we
are to each other and the team."


OUT LOUD, from page 22

And in a sport as physical as football, these guys have to
worry about the possibility of an injury derailing their NFL
futures.
It seems to me that Nelson's decision is essentially a no-
brainer. Why should a bona fide first-rounder take the risk of
'coming back for his senior season? And with Nelson playing
nearly flawless all season long, it doesn't appear he needs
another year of college coaching. But aside from Nelson, the
decisions become a little trickier.
Freak of nature Jarvis Moss received his paperwork back
from the NFL and is projected to be a second-round pick.
Because of his unusual athleticism, Moss could stand to gain
from a successful senior season, but there is no guarantee
Moss' value would rise. Moss said he was leaning towards
leaving last week.
Nobody thought Smith was an NFL prospect before he
arrived in Gainesville, but after coming up with eight intercep-
tions in 2006, Smith could decide this is his chance to cash in
while his stock is high. .
Perhaps the most likely to return is Siler, who has avoided
all the NFL talk since submitting his paperwork.
In a draft that could be heavy on linebackers, Siler may be
able to benefit from a monster senior season. And if there is one
guy the Gators can't afford to lose, it may be Siler, as his leader-
ship would be sorely missed, not to mention the Gators' lack of
depth at linebacker.
Regardless, Saturday's celebration isn't about next season
or the year after, it's about what the 2006 UF squad accom-
plished.
But Gators fans should truly celebrate this special team, be-
cause it's a team that could look different come September.


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THURSDAY. JANUARY 11.2007


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UF WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

UF to face powerhouse Tennessee Atkins enrolls in

S By BRIAN STEELE
Alligator Staff Writer
bsteele@alligator.org .r- n "e

This isn't David versus Goliath. This By MIKE MCCALL
is David versus Goliath tag-teaming Alligator Writer
with his dad, brother and Uncle Bob.
The UF women's basketball team (6- Former UF cornerback Avery Atkins may be try-
10C 0-1 Southeastern Conference) am- ing to rejoin the national champion UF football team.
bles into the SEC season short-handed The university registrar's office confirmed rumors
and just plain short, and now they've that Atkins has re-enrolled at UF this semester.
got to deal with a Tennessee team that Atkins was granted a release from his scholarship
probably features the scariest combina- and left UF in June after a domestic dispute with the
tion of size and skill in the country The mother of his child. His departure was big news
tion of size and skill in the country Theo- considering the talented player was expected to be a
major contributor to this year's team.
night at 7 in the O'Connell Center. -Atkins excelled at Mainland High in Daytona
UF now has just nine players on Beach, playing both cornerback and
its roster- after losing guards LaToya running back. During his senior
Bullard and LaKendra Phillips, as well year, Atkins was rated as a five-star
as 6-foot-3 center Jessica Jackson over defensive back, No. 4 in the nation
winter break-and have somehow be- Foot 11ball (Scout.com) and was one of the head-
come even more vertically challenged lining names of Coach'Urban Meyer's
after the loss of Jackson. Coach Carolyn first recruiting class.
Peck said all three wanted to be closer As a freshman in 2005, Atkins served as a backup
to their Tennessee home. comer and on special teams, but recovered a fumble
"If they don't want to be here, then and intercepted a pass during UF's 34-7 win over
we don't want them here," junior Florida State, his first start.
we don't want them here, junior Atkins was expected to be a starter on this year's
Depree Bowden said. "But (the play- team, but things began to sour during spring prac-
ers remaining) just got closer and we tice. Atkins missed a number of practices to return to
decided to just play." Daytona Beach for the birth of his child.
However, there's little doubt that- The mother of the child, Benarah Sanford, later al-

disadvantage, especially against a team times in a dispute on June 17. No arrests were made,
in Innessee that has six players stand- but soon afterward he began to talk of transferring
a, more than 6 feet tall. to Bethune-Cookman College to be closer to Sanford
While UF players have said all sea- and his child.
son that their lack of height isn't an is- After being released from his scholarship, Atkins
sue if they box, when asked if the team openly debated attending either FSU or BCC. He
were to go through a 5-inch growth eventually.enrolled at BCC, but left after playing just
spurt and whether it would make a dif- three games. No statement or declaration of intent
ference, Bowden admitted it would. has been issued, but his possible addition would be
fereyne, Bowden admitted it would. excellent news for the Gators, who may have to re-
"I really, truly believe that," Bowden place junior comer Ryan Smith for next year should
said. "The SEC has a lot of tall players, Alligator File Photo he decide to enter the NFL Draft.
but we just got to make the best of it Coach Carolyn Peck and the Gators upset Tennessee in Knoxville last
SEE WOMEN'S, PAGE 21 season. The Vols look to return the favor tonight.


Departing Gators to give different look to national champs in '07


aturday, Gators fans will cel-
ebrate a national champion-
ship for the second time in two
years.
Just don't expect this ceremony
to be as magical as the one for the
basketball team.
All Joakim Noah, Al Horford
and Corey Brewer needed were
two words to shock the world and
forever warm the hearts of UF fans:
"We back."
Don't expect such words to
be utteredd in the Swamp on


Saturday.
In fact, when all is said and done,
Gators fans may wind up watch-
ing a very different team when UF
takes the field to defend its title in
September.
If junior wideout Andre Caldwell
decides to leave, the Gators most
experienced wide receiver next
season will be Percy Harvin, who
has played all of 13 games in a UF
uniform.
Caldwell announced days be-
fore the national title game that he


had already
made his
decision
regarding
whether to
return for
Bryan Jones his senior
Bryan Out Loud season, but
bjones@alligator.org he said he
would not
reveal that
decision until sometime after the
game.
Caldwell is projected to be a first-


day pick.
"(Winning the national title) will
have no effect on my decision,"
Caldwell said last Thursday. "I
know what I'm going to do. ... I've
made my mind up."
With defensive end Jarvis Moss,
linebacker Brandon Siler, comer-
back Ryan Smith and safety Reggie
Nelson all toying with making a
leap to the NFL, the Gators could
find themselves with just one re-
turning starter from opening day
in strong safety Tony Joiner, with


defensive end Derrick Harvey being
their only experienced player on the
defensive line. Freshmen Brandon
Spikes and Dustin Doe, who played
minimally this season, could be UF's
most experienced linebackers.
And how can you blame these
guys for leaving if that is the route
they choose?
Let's face it. These aren't rich kids
with famous parents like Noah and
Horford.

SEE OUT LOUD, PAGE 21


NBA
Philadelphia 99
New York 106
NCAA Men's Basketball
(16) Tennessee 81
Vanderbilt 82


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1 2002: Quarterback Brock Berlin decides
to transfer to the University of Miami (FL).
Berlin would go on to start in the '03 and
'04 seasons. He was later picked up by the
Dolphins in 2005.


Today's question: Which underclassman is Percent(Votes)
most likely to enter the NFL Draft? Williams 39% (89)


Wednesday's question: Who should start at
running back in 2007? (See results at right).


James 21% (49)
Moore 18% (42)
Rainey 14% (32)
Mansqn 8%.(18)
230 TOTAL VOTES






THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 23


Despite gift, Humphrey remaining flat-f

By JENNA MARINA W
Alligator Staff Writer L
jmarina@alligator.org & ----


As one of only three seniors
on the UF men's basketball team,
Lee Humphrey is not taking any
chances this season. That's why he
has sworn off his bicycle. ,
Humphrey infamously sepa-
rated his shoulder on Jan. 29 when
he fell riding off a curb. The injury
prevented Humphrey from play-
ing two days later in UF's victory
against Mississippi. He put up an
0-1 performance from the three-
point line against
SKentucky on Feb.
4 before returning
back to his old
Basketball self against South
Carolina on Feb.
8 when he scored
12 points, all from three-pointers.
While the guard received a new
seat for the bike as a Christmas
present, he said he will not be rid-
ing it until the season is over.
"I'm only going to get to play
basketball for a couple more
months," Humphrey said. "I'll go
back to riding it after we're done."
That's good news for the Gators
because Humphrey has made at
least one three-pointer in 16 con-
secutive games.

STAYING IN: While the Gator Nation
was either in Glendale, Ariz., at the
O'Connell Center or other various
places around Gainesville to watch


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Jeremiah Wilson / Alligator Staff
UF guard Lee Humphrey and forward Joakim Noah struggle with Arkansas' Steven Hill for the ball during
the second half of the Gators' 79-72 win over the Razorbacks on Jan.'9 in the O'Connell Center.


the football team's championship
game, the basketball team cheered
from a hotel room.


With No. 2 UF (15-2, 2-0' Billy Donovan wanted to make
Southeastern Conference) set to sure his players were focused
play Arkansas on Tuesday, Coach and safe before they took on their


ooted

Southeastern Conference rival.
Senior Chris Richard said they
watched the second half at tie ho-
tel and stayed in for the night.
"(The coaches) don't want us in
the middle of University (Avenue)
shaking in the middle of the street
getting all that Gator love," for-
ward Joakim Noah said Monday
afternoon before the game. 1
Even though the Gators de-
feated UCLA only nine months
ago, Noah is ready for another ring
on his finger.
"I'm not going to say that I was
jealous, but even though I've been
through it before, I want what they
got right now," Noah said. "It feels
so long ago when we got ours, and
I know how good that sweet taste
of victory is."

BALANCING ACT: The Gators often
pride themselves on their unselfish
play, and it looks like it's paying
off. The starting five could pos-
sibly all reach 1,000 career points
during this season.
With 918 points already accu-
mulated, Corey Brewer will likely
reach the feat first.
Taurean Green and Noah are
neck-and-neck at 868 and 865, re-
spectively.
Humphrey has scored 828
points while Al Horford has tal-
lied 802.
UF currently boasts 37 former
players to reach 1,000 points.
Ronnie Williams (1981-84) holds
the record at 2,090.


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