<%BANNER%>
HIDE
 Main
 Main: Opinions
 Main continued
 Main: Inside UF
 Main continued
 Main: Classifieds
 Main: Sports














The Independent Florida alligator
ALL ISSUES CITATION SEARCH THUMBNAILS MAP IT! PAGE IMAGE ZOOMABLE
Full Citation
STANDARD VIEW MARC VIEW
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00028290/00341
 Material Information
Title: The Independent Florida alligator
Portion of title: Florida allgator
Alligator
Alternate Title: University digest
University of Florida digest
Physical Description: v. : ill. (some col.) ; 36 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Campus Communications, Inc.
Place of Publication: Gainesville Fla
Creation Date: January 16, 2007
Publication Date: 1973-
Frequency: daily (except saturdays, sundays, holidays and exam periods, aug.-apr.); semiweekly (may-july)
daily
normalized irregular
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Gainesville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Alachua County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: Online databases   ( lcsh )
Online databases.
newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Alachua -- Gainesville
Coordinates: 29.665245 x -82.336097 ( Place of Publication )
 Notes
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Additional Physical Form: Also available online.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 65, no. 75 (Feb. 1, 1973)-
General Note: "Not officially associated with the University of Florida."
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 000470760
oclc - 13827512
notis - ACN5549
lccn - sn 86010448
issn - 0889-2423
System ID: UF00028290:00341
 Related Items
Preceded by: Florida alligator

Table of Contents
    Main
        page 1
        page 2
        page 3
        page 4
        page 5
    Main: Opinions
        page 6
    Main continued
        page 7
        page 8
        page 9
        page 10
        page 11
    Main: Inside UF
        page 12
        page 13
    Main continued
        page 14
    Main: Classifieds
        page 15
        page 16
        page 17
        page 18
        page 19
        page 20
    Main: Sports
        page 21
        page 22
        page 23
        page 24
Full Text










VOLUME 100 ISSUE'8O738


the independent florida



udfsotal


Not officially associated with the University of Florida


Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida
We Inform. You Decide.


rTU

TUESDAY, JANUARY 16,2007


Gators bask in glory at Swamp festivities

By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
lanastasis@alligator.org

Ten years ago, Notre Dame wide receivers coach Urban
Meyer strolled into the Swamp and walked to midfield,
where he made a cell phone call to his family.
"I told them, 'This is where we have to (be),'" said
Meyer during Saturday's national championship celebra-
tion. "I saw the prettiest girls I'd ever seen none better
than my wife, of course."
Meyer still has the parking ticket he received that day.
Maybe now, UF will decide to absolve him of it:
Saturday, Meyer and the national champion Gators
capped a historic 13-1 season with a festive celebration at
their home stadium. The hour-long festivities saw about
50,000 fans commemorate the 41-14 .-
Spotlight on the win against Ohio State.
Swamp "I told my players, 'We have to
get this to be the place where ev-
eryone wants to be,'" Meyer said.
"We've done that now."
UF's players and coaches initially emerged from the
southeast tunnel while the band blared above- them. .-
School president Bernie Machen was the first person of ,
significance to speak, but was immediately booed by
some students.
Next, video screens displayed a montage of UF's
second national championship team. Afterward, Meyer
approached the podium, where he was greeted, with a
Roman-like "Urban!" chant. Luanne Dietz/ Alligator Staff
"For 30 days, they said the Florida Gators did not UF seniors gather around the Coaches Trophy in celebration of their championship season Saturday during a pep
SEE RALLY, PAGE 10 rally at the Swamp. The Gators won the second national title in school history Jan. 8, defeating Ohio State 41-14.


Parade honors King
By ALEX TIEGEN do," the 63-year-old Gainesville resi-
Alligator Writer dent said.
atiegen@alligator.org Reid was one of more than 600
people who gath-
When Milton Reid was enrolled at ered downtown for
Howard University in the 1960s, black the 2007 King Week
people were served last in integrated kickoff program
restaurants. 'and a march to the
But the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King
brought hope of change, said Reid, an Jr. Multipurpose
attendee of Monday's festivities com- Center on Waldo
memorating Martin Luther King Jr. Long Road.
Day in downtown Gainesville. Guests in the
"He's a great example in what a lot Downtown Plaza fanned away the
of us would like to do, but not a lot of
us have the bravery and courage to SEE PARADE, PAGE 10
SE PAAE PAG 10


Two UF students raped


* THE WOMEN WERE RAPED EARLY
SUNDAY IN UNRELATED CASES.

By ALEX TIEGEN
Alligator Writer
atiegen@alligator.org

The Gainesville Police Department ex-
pects to receive an arrest warrant today or
Wednesday for a man who is suspected of
having raped a UF student Sunday morn-
ing.
The man is accused of having raped a
21-year-old student who had fallen asleep
while attending a house party, said Sgt.
Keith Kam'eg, spokesman for GPD.
Kameg said police know the suspect's
alias but declined to release it.
"We don't want to release his name


because we don't want him to know we
are chasing him," Kameg said.
However, Kameg said the suspect is a
man from Central Florida.
After falling asleep, the student woke
up on Sunday around 7 a.m. while a man
was raping her, Kameg said.
She pushed him off,
Around then picked up a base-
Gainesjille ball bat and chased him
out of the house, located
on 2000 block of Eighth Avenue. The man
then fled in a blue car driven by another
man, he said.
Kameg said the suspect was a party
guest.
In an unrelated attack, another 21-year-
old UF student was raped in her bedroom
SEE RAPE, PAGE 11


Six UF under-
classmen decided
between coming
back and entering
the NFL Draft last
week. Brandon
Siler (right) was the
last to make a deci-
sion, waiting until
Saturday night. See
story, pg. 24.


Sprinklers went off in UF's
Bartram Hall, damaging the
building's offices and laborato-
ries. The water affected about
35 percent of the building, ruin-
ing some laboratory equipment.
However, the building is open for
classes today. See story, pg. 5.


* UF's College of
Veterinary Medicine
will expand its Small
Animal Hospital to
treat animals with
cancer. See story,
pg. 8.


.- ,

FORECAST 2
OPINIONS 6
CLASSIFIED 14
CROSSWORD 17 Partly
SPORTS 24 cloudy
69/46


visit www.alligator.org







2, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2007

News Today


WHAT'S HAPPENING
Drop/add
The deadline to drop or add
classes is 5 p.m.

Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute
Plaza of the Americas, 11 a.m.
"Celebration of the Life and
Legacy": The Dean of Students
Office hosts a tribute to the life
of Martin Luther King Jr.

Florida Cicerones
Emerson Alumni Hall, 5 p.m.
Applicants interested in learn-
ing about recruitment and
application for the Florida
Cicerones can attend a forum
about UF's official student am-
bassadors.

"Take Back the Night"
Reitz Union North Lawn, 7
p.m.
The 5K walk/run to raise
awareness about sexual assault
and exploitation is the fourth
annual "Take back the night" to
be held at UF.

Club Creole
Reitz Union Game Rm, 8 p.m.
Club Creole is hosting its an-
nual pool tournament. There
will be bowling, card games,
dominoes, Haitian games and
more.


"Copyrighted Material

Syndicated Content
Available from Commercial News Providers"


S


-. A sa w


TODAY


PARTLY
CLOUDY
69/46


WEDNESDAY


RAIN
60/47


THURSDAY


CLOUDY
63/48


- Copyrighted Material

Syndicated Content

Available from Commercial News Providers"


STATE
Dead whale a major find
COCOA BEACH A dead
female humpback whale dis-
covered on the beach over the
weekend may help explain why
so many of this endangered spe-
cies nearly 30 have died in
the Atlantic Ocean this year.
Researchers were able to
take some of the whale's organs


It's not nice to

fool with

Mother Nature.







4
?













RECYCLE
F


FRIDAY


CLOUDY
66/38


SATURDAY


PARTLY
CLOUDY
56/32


and tissue to examine them and
possibly figure out the cause of
death. The year-old, 4,000-pound
calf was found Saturday morning
by beachgoers about three blocks
south of the Cocoa Beach Pier, ac-
cording to police.
The dead whale is a huge find
for the National Oceanographic
and Atmospheric Administration,
which has monitored a sharp in-
crease in humpback deaths since
last summer.
Observers have spotted
bloated, rotting carcasses in the
ocean, but this is the first stranded
leviathan from which they can get
fresh biological samples, NOAA
Fisheries spokeswoman Teri
Frady said.

Tne Alligaor t r.rlE tor tbi abrcur5si.. jr
ar 1- IL- : I re s ,I:,nORs aIIna ola ilal"
ii ,:.u inar an err..r ple.'-e Calr .:.ur
ner,.-r...'m ar 13521 ?7t.-4458 o i.',nd san
e-nmail to edir 'ailga'rr -:.rg


careerlshowcase

January 23 24
9:00am 3:00pm
Stephen C. O'Connell Center



How to Become Employable for the World of Work
January 17, RU 361, 1:00pm 5:00pm
Talk and interact with employers at this series of workshops.
Come to one or all to prepare for the careerlshowcase."
1:00 1:45pm The Power of First Impressions
2:00 2:45pm Looking in All the Right Places
3:00 3:45pm Interview Do's and Dont's
4:00 4:45pm Writing a Winning Resume
Extreme Resume Makeover
January 16-19 & 22, CRC Classroom, 10:00am 3:00pm
Summarizing your goals, experience and achievements
can be challenging. Make sure your resume stands out.

9~u7 e,
.3ER ESUC CETE ww-r.uf~d 1 (32 .5216


a l the independent florida

alligator
VOLUME 100 ISSUE 80 ISSN 0889-2423
Not officially associated with the University of Florida
Published by Campus Communications Inc., of Gainesville, Florida
NEWSROOM
352-376-4458 (Voice), 352-376-4467 (Fax)
Editor Jessica Riffel,jriffel@alligator.org
Managing Editor/ Print Kat Laskowski,
klaskowski@alligator.org
Managing Editor/ New Media Brett Roegiers, broegiers@alligator.org
University Editor Chad Smith, csmith@alligator.org
Metro Editor Dominick Tao, dtao@alligator.org
Enterprise Editor Alejandra Cancino,
cacancino@alligator.org
Freelance Editor Beth Romanik
Opinions Editor Jessica Holland
Sports Editor Nick Zaccardi, nzaccardi@alligator.org
Sports Assistant Editor Brian Steele, bsteele@alligator.org
alligatorSports.org Editor Bryan Jones, bjones@alligator.org
Editorial Board Jessica Riffel, Kat Laskowski,
Jessica Holland
Photo Editors Luanne Dietz, ldietz@alligator.org
Jeremiah Wilson
the Avenue Editor Cristina Barone, cbarone@alligator.org
Art Director A.S. Williams
Graphics Chief Jennifer LaBrie
Graphics Staff -Kimrn Wilmath
Copy Desk Chiefs Adam Berry, Jaci Charney-Perez,
Jennifer Klee, Jenn Pfaff
Copy Editors Spencer Davis VanNess,
Chantalle Johnson, Shanni Scherer,
Christa Wagers, Heather Waters
Staff Louis Anastasis, Antonio Gonzalez,
Jenna Marina, Dan Treat
New Media Staff Kaela Hill, Jeremy McMullin,
Regina Quattrocki
Ombudsman Mike Jayne, mjayne@alligator.org

DISPLAY ADVERTISING
352-3764482, 800-496-0265 (Voice), 352-3764556 (Fax)
Advertising Director Brad Smith, bsmith@alligator.org
Advertising Office Manager Marianne Cooper,
mcooper@alligator.org
Office Assistant Sarah.Buckwald, Sara Henry
Intern Coordinator Sara Henry
Sales Representatives Mirian Bobadilla, Natalie Kent,
Shannon Hagen, Morgan Morillo,
Katie Gaidouk, Jonah Wurzer-Kinsler,
Elaine Dyjak, Anjalee Khemlani,
Lauren Solomon

CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING
352-373-FIND (Voice), 352-376-3015 (Fax)
Classified Advertising Manager Ellen Light, ellight@alligator.org
Classified Clerks Lilly Tudela, Dan Cribb,
Samantha Wright, Cassia Sookhoo

CIRCULATION
Operations Manager Scott McKearnan,
smckearnan@alligator.org
Operations Assistant Chris Kovachev

BUSINESS
352-376-4446 (Voice), 352-376-4556 (Fax)
Comptroller Ramona Pelham,
-pelham@alligator.org
Accounts Receivable Supervisor Sharin Sexton
Accounting Clerk Casey Wittek

ADMINISTRATION
352-376-4446 (Voice), 352-376-4556 (Fax)
General Manager C.E. Barber, cebarber@alligator.org
Assistant General Manager Patricia Carey, tcarey@alligator.org
Administrative Manager Jovanna Bell, Rocio S Johnson,
Jessica Mendoza
Administrative Assistant Lenora McGowan,
lmcgowan@alligator.org

PRODUCTION/SYSTEMS
Production/Systems Manager Vern Bean, vbean@alligator.org
Assistant Production Manager Stephanie Gocklin,
sgocklin@alligator.org
Advertising Production Staff Kelly Skinner, Henry Thompson Jr,
Editorial Production Supervisor Kate Mullan, kmullan@alligator.org
Editorial Production Staff Billy Bender, Kristin Bjornsen,
James Hibbs

The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pub-
lished by a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) educational organization, Campus Communications Inc., P.O. Box
14257, Gainesville, Florida, 32604-2257. The Alligator is published Monday through Friday morn-
ings, except during holidays and exam periods. During UF summer academic terms The Alligator is
published Tuesdays and Thursdays.
The Alligator is a member of the Newspaper Association of America, National Newspaper Associa-
tion, Florida Press Association and Southern University Newspapers.
Subscription Rates: One Semester (Fall or Spring) $18
Summer Semester $10
Two Semesters (Fall or Spring) $35
Full Year (All Semesters) $40
The Alligator offices are located at 1105 W. University Ave. Classified advertising can be placed at
that location from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for holidays. Classifieds also can
be placed at the UF Bookstore. Copyright 2005. All rights reserved. No portion of The Alligator
may be reproduced in any means without the written consent of an officer of Campus Communica-
tions Inc.





TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2007 I ALLIGATOR, 3


Congratulations, Gators, on winning

your second national championship!


From your fans at




Champions for Higher Education.'

Wherever you want to go in life, just know we're dedicated to helping you
get there. To learn how we can help you plan and pay for the furthering of
your education, visit SallieMae.com.

2007 Sallie Mae, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Sallie Mae is a registered service mark and Champions for Higher Education is a service mark of Sallie Mae, Inc. The Sallie Mae Fund is a
registered service mark of The Sallie Mae Fund. SLM Corporation and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America. Sallie Mae, Inc. is a wholly owned
subsidiary of SLM Corporation. JP_0381/07






4, ALLIGATOR N TUESDAY, JANUARY'16; 2007


Yoga enthusiasts should 'exercise' care to avoid injury


Students perform sun salutations at a yoga class at the South-
west Recreation Center.


* WARMING UP CAN HELP
PREVENT BACK PAIN.

By AMANDA McKENZIE
Alligator Contributing Writer

Practicing yoga can enhance
strength, balance and flexibility as
well as reduce stress, and it may even
help lower high blood pressure, ac-
cording to numerous studies.
But in order to reap these benefits,
students must exercise properly. If
they don't, they may join a growing
number of injured exercisers.
According to the U.S. Consumer
Product Safety Commission, there
were more than 5,000 yoga-related
injuries in 2005 a significant in-
crease from the 2004 total of 3,700.
The cost of treating the injuries in
2005 was nearly $90 million, or ap-
proximately $18,000 for each person.
"Most of the injuries that occur
during yoga are due to overstretch
and joint strain," said- Genn6
McDonald, a physical therapist in the
College of Public Health and Health
Professions.
"Once the muscle is already elon-
gated as far as it is going to lengthen
and (people) continue to push into
the position, they can cause damage
to the ligaments and structures that
support the joints," she said.
However, there are many reasons
why people put more strain than nec-
essary on their muscles and joints.
"Sometimes when we get into a
class, we get competitive," McDonald
said. "We compare ourselves to
someone else in the class and tend
to push ourselves beyond what we


should."
Injuries can also occur when
teachers adjust students' poses, said
Priel Schmalbach, a yoga instructor
at the Student Recreation and Fitness
Center.
"Alot of teachers are getting really
quick certifications, and it's not like
how it used to be," he said. "They
need more training."
Schmalbach said there are some
certifications that require eight hours
for two days.
S"You have to go in and real-
ize your own limitations, and
do it slowly and to try not to
compete with people in your
class because everyone is
at a different level. Competi-
tion is what leads to people
getting hurt."
Genn6 McDonald
physical therapist

He said that basic poses are taught
in very safe ways, but the problem
for students begins when the teacher
starts to get creative and teaches
poses that are too advanced.
To help prevent injuries in yoga
or any sport, Schmalbach and
McDonald agree that exercisers must
properly stretch and warm up their
bodies before exercise.
"If you go into a class and are
not warm and have therefore not in-
creased blood flow to your muscles,
then yoga can become too taxing on
some areas, such as the lower back,"
McDonald said.


Some poses where weight is put
on the cervical spine; like the plow
pose, or where the back is bent from
an upright position, like the camel
pose, could throw exercisers' backs
out of alignment, Schmalbach said.
However, it is important to re-
member that some pain can make
you stronger, he added: "When
you're feeling sore the next day it's
because of the lactic acid, but it's also
because you've stretched the fibers
to the point that they've torn to help
your muscles strengthen."
McDonald said that the best thing
to do with an injury is to rest and put
ice on it.
"But if you have any neurological
symptoms, like burning, tingling,
numbness or changes in bowel hab-
its, you always want to seek medical
attention right away," she said.
There is not an average healing
time for any injury. Rather, it depends
on what part of the body has been in-
jured, McDonald said.
"There are so many things you
can do to the back in the muscle a
herniated disk, a nerve or a ligament
- that healing time for all of those
different structures varies," she said.
Starting out slow arid focusing
on the poses that will strengthen
muscles is key, Schmalbach said.
McDonald advised budding yogis
to practice patience.
"I think any activity, including
yoga, is a progression," she said.
"You have to go in and realize your
own limitations, and do it slowly and
to try not to compete with people in
your class, because everyone is at a
different level. Competition is what
leads to people getting hurt."


t .


Get to know a great



place to work!

l11 ..'. u ,_ I 1 -"": ,-.. .j ,_ ," i .. 1 ,I .. I r r.' .. 1 ,' ;-, ,v':,' ;7.* e',' ilo r:rr p r l,
r ., ,: ri r I i i. I i. 'l.IrT :. :ll ,. t I.j I.. c'.-





H- rorT ir.i l I i. I tinI r i::* r'. i rIil ''




Let's talk. Visit us at the University of Florido Sprinoj Career Showcase
on January 23.


Enter to win an M&I Gift Card!*


'',,


%, ,. .., ..






TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 5


Sprinklers flood


UF laboratories


By JOEY CHINDAMO
Alligator Writer
jchindamo@alligator.org

The sprinkler system in UF's
Bartram Hall activated Friday
night, soaking equipment and
leaving offices and laboratories
dosed until they dry out.
Frank Davis, Bartram's building
manager, said Saturday that the
sprinklers went off at the top of the
building, but water made it all the
way to the basement.
About 35 percent of. the build-
ing was affected by water damage.
Davis said he didn't know why the
sprinklers came on.
On Saturday, signs were posted
on the doors, which were also
blocked off by yellow caution tape,
to deter students and faculty from
entering the building.
Davis didpot know the cost of
the damage to the building, located
near the intersection of Museum
Road and Newell Drive. An es-
timate will be available after the
affected areas can be assessed and
damaged equipment dries out.
The sixth floor, the most se-
verely affected, had three inches of
standing water, he said.
However, the building will be
open for lectures today, he said.
"We want to try to return the


building to as cose to normal as
possible by (today)," he said.
Marta Wayne, an associate pro-
fessor of zoology, said the water
damaged her laboratory.
"The important thing was that
nothing irreplaceable for me was
lost," Wayne said. "I'm not sure if
that's true for other people."
Water got into Wayne's incuba-
tors, which she said were the most
important items damaged in her
lab. It could take up to a week for
all her supplies to dry out and for
her to fully inspect the damage to
the lab, she said.
"We want to try to return
the building to as close
to normal as possible by
(today)."
Frank Davis
Bartram Hall building manager

Wayne praised the actions of
several people who acted quickly
to save vital laboratory materials.
They worked hard to save
animals housed in the building and
moved freezers containing DNA
and RNA, she said.
"Without that, everyone would
have been in serious trouble," she
said.


KING WEEK

Poet promotes unity, action


By BRITTANY DAVIS
Alligator Writer
bdavis@alligator.org

Overcome your differences and unite to fight
for social equality, said controversial poet and
artist Amiri Baraka to a primarily black audience
Saturday night.
"No single organization can do it not a
Christian organization; not a Muslim organiza-
tion," he said to approximately 120 people. "You
have to pull together a united front and create
unity without uniformity."
The Black Graduate Student Organization in-
vited Baraka to UF as part of the celebrations for
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Baraka has published dozens of political po-
ems, essays, plays and books since the 1950s, and
he has founded a handful of black organizations.
He.captivated his audience with a poem called
"Somebody Blew up America," in which he sug-
gests that black Americans have suffered from
domestic terrorism since being taken into slavery.
The poem, which cost Baraka his position of
poet laureate in New Jersey, also alleges that Israel
knew about the Sept. 11 attacks before they hap-
pened.
The crowd rose to their feet and cheered after
the poem was read.
Though critics have called Baraka's work anti-
white and anti-Semitic, Black Graduate Student
Organization president Angelique Nixon said
people tend to disregard how his art has inspired
blacks to pursue civil rights.
Instead of getting caught up in the controversy,
people should appreciate his contribution to the
civil rights movement, Nixon said.
Baraka told audience members to take ad-
vantage of their education because black people
haven't always had the right to attend college.
"People have struggled for you. People have
died for you," he said. "If you turn your back on
that legacy, you deserve to be cursed."


Nixon said Baraka's unique perspectives were
in line with many of her own thoughts, such her
view of art as a channel for political discussion.
"Those who are in power are always going to
incite controversy," she added.
Although Baraka still creates art and poetry
today he is most well known for his work in the
late 1950s when the Black Arts Movement was at
its height.
. Baraka said that at the time he and fellow artists
aimed to create revolutionary work.
"There is no such thing as apolitical art or apo-
litical poetry," he said. "Art is a
S-- way of looking at the world."
He added that art allows
people to see into the mind of
,. its creator more than any other
form of communication.
"It is a reflection of whom
$ you love, and who you hate,"
Bhe said. "You can see what you
Baraa think is ugly and what you
think is beautiful."
Black Student Union President Billy Holcombe
said he liked Baraka's enthusiasm about the power
of art and poetry.
He laughed, saying that he writes some poetry
of his own but would never share it.
Holcombe also noted art's exceptional ability to
inspire people over long periods of time.
"Leonardo da Vinci has been dead hundreds of
years, and look at the people who are still obsessed
with the 'Mona Lisa,'" he said;
Baraka, an opponent of the war in Iraq, criti-
cized Condoleezza Rice and Colin Powell for being
part of the Bush administration and not represent-
ing the interests of Americans.
He also criticized those who achieve positions
of power within the corporate world but don't give
back to their communities.
"We don't need you to go to these big corpora-
tions and go crazy," he said. "We need you to help
us."


Fraternity spends sleepless night to aid homeless


By JENNIFER KEIL
Alligator Contributing Writer


Music thumped and bodies bumped on Turlington Plaza
until 3 a.m. Monday as the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
hosted its annual Sleepout for the Homeless event:
A distinctly partylike atmosphere pervaded Turlington
Plaza late Sunday night and into Monday morning as a live
disc jockey, giant movie projector, free food and PlayStation
2 video games entertained the nearly 400 peo-
On ple in attendance.
S.'.:: "It has a block-party feel, but also a sense of
awareness and giving back to the community,"
said event coordinator William Atkins, a tourism,
recreation and sport management junior.
The event benefited the St. Francis House homeless shel-
ter and soup kitchen. Tables were piled high with bags of
clothing and nonperishable food items to be donated to St.
Francis House. Monetary donations were also collected at the
sleepout.
Although the fraternity had to get permits from UF to hold
the event on campus and receive donations, the administration
was very supportive, said Michael Mitchell, an engineering
junior and president of Alpha Phi Alpha.
"They know the mission the whole objective of the event
- so they're very supportive," Mitchell, 20, said.
Alpha Phi Alpha has been hosting the Sleepout for the
Homeless for 11 years, and the formula.seems to be working.
"You don't have to reinvent the wheel," Atkins, 20, said.
"This is a recurring event, and everyone looks forward to it
each Spring."
Sleepout for the Homeless is always held on the Sunday
evening before Martin Luther King.Jr. Day as the kickoff to
Alpha Week, a weeklong series of activities and events held by
the fraternity.
The timing is especially meaningful to Alpha Phi Alpha
because Martin Luther King Jr. was a distinguished member
of the fraternity.


Friday culminates with a presentation of the donated goods
and money to St. Francis House on Turlington Plaza at 12:30
p.m.
Sleepout for the Homeless is not the only time of year St.


Francis House sees Alpha Phi Alpha.
"We go as a chapter on a monthly basis and volunteer in the
soup kitchen," Mitchell said. "Some members even go more on
their own."


Sara Rubin / Alligator
Chris James (left) and Stephen Hibbert (right) play video games Sunday night during the annual Alpha Phi Alpha
Fraternity's Sleepout for the Homeless on Turlington Plaza where students raised money for St. Francis House.






6, ALLIGATOR E TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2007




MLK lives on

But what about other

great American leaders?
There is no doubt in our minds that Martin Luther King
Jr: was one of the most important and influential of all
Americans in our nation's short history.
He was an amazing man who was able to stand up to ter-
rible adversity and injustice. He led millions df Americans
in peaceful acts of civil disobedience and resistance while
promoting the equality of all men and women, regardless of
the color of their skin it didn't matter if they were white,
black, green or purple. Every person deserved to be treated
with kindness, respect and, above all, humanity.
Listening to his speeches at the Washington Monument
from years ago or seeing the services held in Washington,
D.C., and around the country just yesterday reminds us
what we owe to this great man.
This year also holds special prominence because it is
the first' Martin Luther King Jr. Day without King's wife,
Coretta Scott King, who died last January. A civil rights ac-
tivist in her own right, she fought for years in her husband's
stead.
It is important to take a day each year to remember and
honor the man who touched so many people's lives and
of course, he should be remembered year-round as well.
While we're grateful for a .day off to participate in a pa-
rade or attend a memorial service, we can't help but won-
der why we won't.get Presidents Day off as well.
Presidents Day, held on the third Monday in February,
is considered more a day for great sales at furniture stores
and car dealerships. But post offices are closed, and it's a
recognized holiday at the federal level so why not at the
local?
You have to admit, there have been some pretty impor-
tant presidents in this country, and they too deserve a day
when all Americans can honor them just as we honor King.
First, there is George Washington, whose greatest feat
was leading his troops to victory over the British army and,
you know, being our first president. No small task indeed.
Next was Abraham Lincoln his claims to fame are
steering this country through the long, bitter Civil War and,
of course, the Emancipation Proclamation, abolishing slav-
ery throughout the land. Ulysses S. Grant, the commanding
general of the Union Army and the 18th president, contin-
ued Lincoln's legacy in promoting the rights of blacks and
led the efforts of reconstruction.
Theodore Roosevelt also deserves to be lauded as the
first American to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 1906 for his
efforts in negotiating peace between Japan and Russia. He
is often ranked as one of the top 10 American presidents.
The other Roosevelt, Franklin, deserves his fair share too.
He led this country through two of the most important and
trying events in American history: the Great Depression
and World War II.
John F. Kennedy is also remembered and loved. It is
because of him that King's civil rights movement gained
so much traction in Washington. We also attribute to him
the Space Race, one of the bright spots in the darkness of
the Cold War along with the infamous quote "Ich bin ein
Berliner," which we all know means "I am a jelly dough-
nut."
But in all seriousness, we don't want to detract from the
greatness of King or his legacy. We just think Presidents Day
shouldn't be written off as just a day of shopping these
great men deserve to be honored too.


0j the dependents florida


Jessica Riffel
EDITOR
Kat Laskowski
MANAGING EDITOR


Jessica Holland
OPINIONS EDITOR


The Alligator encourages comments from readers. Letters to the editor should not exceed 150
words (about one letter-sized page). They must be typed, double-spaced and must include the
author's name, classification and phone number. Names will be withheld if the writer shows
just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to
letters@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257,
Gainesville, FL 32604-2257.Columns of about 550 words about original topics and editorial
cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 376-4458.


Opinions


'1E16 T.J CS oW


Guest column

SG won't change u
T here's nothing more permeating in campus po-
litical culture than apathy, and there's nothing more
apathy-inspiring than Student Government. I've
worked on several SG campaigns and watched voter
turnout vary between a whopping 15 and 25 percent. I
don't believe I need to be further convinced of our stu-
dent body's apathy.
The question many students should be asking,
though, isn't, "Is SG useless?" the answer to that is
obvious but rather, "How useless is SG?" Seriously,
just think for a second. Name three things SG has done
for you.
Can't think of anything? Neither can I, and I've been
one of its insiders.
Well, SG's uselessness may not be entirely true.
Admittedly, SG does benefit the students on occa-
sion. Money for Accent shows, Student Government
Productions concerts, recreational sports and the Reitz
Union is allocated by SG, along with cash for many
other worthwhile student organizations and events.
But here's SG's dirty little secret all of the political
posturing, all of the drama and invective that students
hate so much has nothing to do with any of that. Almost
everything beneficial that SG does is automatically
funded every year. Often, members of SG aren't even
aware of some of the things SG does.
Of course, it's possibly because they're far too busy
to pay attention-- SG is largely composed of self-serv-
ing, hypocritical egotists who spend most of their time
appointing themselves to resume-building sinecures,
talking to reporters about how much they love the
student body and networking their way to higher and
higher positions. It's actually not unlike real-world


Reader response
Today's question: Should we get
Presidents Day off from school?


ALLIGATOR
www.alligator.org/opinions


I)


ntil it's forced it to
Joshua politics, except very few people
Simmons seem to care enough to keep track
Speaking Out of what goes on in SG.
Except, of course, themselves. A
great deal of SG's time is tied up in
constantly modifying its own rules and procedures, and
spending outrageous sums of money on its own admin-
istration. A number of SG officials even receive salaries
for their service.
The money for this is yours. Each full-time student
pays around $250 per year to fund SG. That could've
been a flight to last week's BCS National Championship
game. Or textbooks for one semester. Or a reasonably
sized television. Any of these would undoubtedly pro-
vide more utility to a student than SG currently does.
Don't misunderstand my point SG isn't terminally
worthless. But it has the potential to be either far more
beneficial to students or far less imposing on their wal-
lets. Many involved students have offered suggestions
for reform, but those ideas have been largely ignored or
ostracized. A string of political parties have based their
entire platform or campaign on revitalizing SG, but al-
most all have lost miserably.
Those in power actively maintain the status quo
because, well, they're in power, and students largely
accept the status quo for precisely that reason.
The election to select a new SG executive and a new
slate of senators is in a few short months, and that cam-
paign will assuredly be starting soon. Hopefully, the
candidates can offer some sort of inspiring, productive
vision for SG. But even if they did, it wouldn't matter
the students aren't listening.
Joshua Simmons is an economics sophomore.


Friday's question: Are you going
to the football Championship
Celebration on Saturday?


Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org


55% YES
45% NO
69 TOTAL VOTES


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


_I I I 5 I







TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 7


Foie gras ban is
ave good news. You can still get liver in Chicago.
t's still illegal but not if you know the right
people. It's been five months since the ordinance
passed that egregious flouting of human rights
that strives to prevent the average citizen from taking
a big bite out of a really tasty goose liver. Or duck.
Foie gras is the time-honored French tradition of
duck and goose liver, in which the birds are force-
fed to plump up their livers before being killed.
Appetizing, right? But the dish is still big. It's liver,
liver, liver for Chicagoans. It's all they think about.
Or maybe just the City Council. After careful
deliberation, the law was passed out of deferment
to some "fowl"-mouthed animal rights activists,
who have less business meddling in city politics than
the Ugly Duckling has in a beauty contest. The law
agrees to drop a swift $250 to $500 fine upon any
restaurant caught with the illicit liver for sale.
The ban on foie gras is just as absurd as
Prohibition. Both laws conflict with the wants of the
people in numerous ways. Mayor Richard Daley has
called it the "silliest" ordinance ever passed. Since
the government of Chicago passed a law protect-
ing ducks and geese, they might as well start ban-
ning veal, pork, beef, mutton and a variety of other
children's book characters. That's the reality of it, and
in the congested, poor and crime-stricken neighbor-
hoods of Chicago, the politicians could be doing bet-
ter things to represent their constituents.
However, optimists like me will always see the


new Prohibition

Kevin Norton positive in all of this. I see the
Oeuin NOr t change coming across all of
Speaking Out America, and yes, my friends,
it's starting in Chicago.
Americans are not going to take this sitting down.
The tremors of civil unrest have already begun.
One restaurant has begun defiantly serving foie
gras as a complimentary item to an overpriced salad.
There is allegedly one restaurant still serving the foie
gras to customers who ask for the "special lobster."
No lie it's Prohibition all over again, folks.
Pretty soon there are going to be speakeasies in
Chicago full of techno-jazz rhythnis and liver-laden
feeding frenzies of debauchery. Underground or-
ganizations will be set up. Al Capone, Eliot Ness,
bootleg liver. People will be hoarding the stuff until
finally the politicians get the message loud and clear:
"We are the people of this great nation and we want
our foie gras!"
It's all too often the law is accepted as truth. In
this time of unyielding acceptance of the law, it is
good that examples like the Chicago ban on foie
gras come along to remind us of our proud demo-
cratic background and of the flaws inherent in it.
If a law exists that is wrong, all peaceful measures
must be taken to throw it out. If we cannot think for
ourselves, then someday soon morality is going to be
mistaken for legality and vice versa.
I hope I never "liver" to see it.
Kevin Norton is a political science junior.


Scooter law makes no sense
I recently purchased a 50cc
scooter to make my commute
easier. But when I was given
my license plate, I was told that
there's a new law in Florida.
On Jan. 1, a law passed stat-
ing that anyone under 21 must
wear a helmet on a motorcycle
or scooter. Until now it had been
a decision left up to the driver,
as long as he or she had proper
insurance coverage. It's not a big
deal that I have to go buy a hel-
met in fact, it's actually smart,
considering how the drivers here
in Gainesville are.
It just galls me that I can die
for my country in Iraq, smoke
until I get lung cancer or elect a
leader to office that can push the
red button if he or she- chooses
when I'm 18, but I can't decide
if I want to wear a helmet on my
scooter.
James Morrison
1EG
I


Not all capitalism is so great
In response to Neal Conner's
Apple pep rally on Thursday, I've
got to admit I was left scratching

my head. Not because he was off
the mark his letter made more
sense than the half-serious edito-
rial it was addressing.
So why was I left scratching
my head? Tell me, what is so
"insanely great" about Apple's
products? It doesn't take some-
one with an "anti-capitalist
mentality" to see that a 20-gig
USB chip with a headphone
jack is nothing special, or that a
computer/phone/camera/mp3
player is so DUH! There's no
need to pat someone on the back
for introducing a product whose
time came two years ago un-
less you are Neal and admire
how Apple is going to milk this
iDiocy for all its worth.
Skeet Surrency
3AG


11~iVIY *JOk1yJVi


Since


1983


QO&OAtLDS GREMSU
1?tfX SAND=;io


SUBS SO FAST
YOU'LL FREAK!


JIMMY
2220 SW ARCHER RD. 352.271.7600 JOHNS

1724 W. UNIVERSITY AVE. 352.375.7222
@COM
2006 JIMMY JOHN'S FRANCHISE. INC.
,- --,,..111


You may qualify to participate in a Phase 2 clinical research trial of
an investigational drug being developed for possible use in diabetes.
The study involves 5 out-patient visits and participants will be
compensated for their time.
For further details please contact:
Karen Brezner
Clinical Trial Coordinator
Endocrine Division
University of Florida
Tel: (352) 846 2234
breznka@medicine.ufl.edu








Whato Sri n S


Reccommendations:
Eat i. .- i.:.- foods, such
as fr, ;i0 vegetables, and
whole iiiw products. Eat
fewer '" I, \-fat foods.
Maintain normal body
weight. And live long
and prosper.















TURES CORPORATION ALL RIGHTS RE-
SERVED, THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
AUTHORIZED USER, F


JIMYJON'




MAKE THEWORL






8, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2007


Vet hospital to expand


SIT WILL ADD SPACE TO
TREAT ANIMALS WITH CANCER.

By JESSICA DaSILVA
Alligator Writer
jdasilva@alligator.org

UF will begin construction next
year on an extension to the College of
Veterinary Medicine's Small Animal
Hospital that will boast a 4,500-
square-foot facility for the treatment of
animals with cancer.
Gene Brandner, the project man-
ager with UF's Facilities Planning &
Construction office, said the cancer-
treatment facility is what will make
the expansion unique.
It will house a linear accelerator,
a machine used for radiation treat-
ment for cancer and other illnesses,
Brandner explained.
Construction of a separate unit for
the linear accelerator is being consid-
ered for the project, he added.
The extension, which is part of the
UF Campus Master Plan for 2005-
2015, is expected to comprise three
floors and 98,000 square feet, accord-
ing to the office's Web site.
Brandner said he wasn't able to
estimate the cost of the extension
because neither an architect nor an




y .: -

yogagainesvi eQjTi


engineer had yet been hired.
After construction, the hospital
will contain "all the components of a
veterinary hospital." This will include
"surgery suites," patient wards and
waiting rooms, he said:
The facility will be used for the
treatment of small animals, as well as
large ones like horses, he added.
The extension will be built over
what is the client parking lot of the
hospital at the northwest corer of the
facility.
UF The hospital, lo-
Project cated at 2015 SW 16th
Ave., will be renovated
to increase the number of patients it's
able to admit.
The renovation will be the build-
ing's first since its construction in
1978.
The hospital's "ability to effectively
serve the public and protect Florida's
animal industry is significantly ham-
pered by the lack of proper facilities,"
according to the Web site..
Though an architect and engineer
haven't been picked, design for the
project will begin this summer if the
project stays on schedule, Brandner
said.
After the design stage, the architect
and engineer will be able to determine
the cost of construction, he said.


SAFETY BELTS


SMART FROM
THiE JART


Get 2 free hours


of LSAT tutoring!

a $250 value

Enhance your LSAT preparation with 2 free hours of private
tutoring when you enroll.in an LSAT course by January 31st.'
It does not matter when the course actually starts!
Check out our-convenient schedules at either of our
Gainesville Centers.
Reitz Union Center (352)377-8050
SW 2nd Ave. Center (352)377-0014
DON'T PROCRASTINATE!!


Only Kaplan offers complete and
proven prep for the LSAT. Enroll today!


Higher LSATscore
guaranteed or


1-800-KAP-TEST I kaptest.com/lsat your money back:
of M-hoiH tulcifia Ji~~nuiry 3. ?m00T.U~~V fi tlrtanB it at~m4a jprf 207 annu l bo


Did yo kno th LATichnng


SYCwns bpotwr eY~ld


0


"Copyrighted Material


"- Syndicated Content


Available from Commercial News Providers"



- -


o


. .


Q


o






TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2007 N ALLIGATOR, 9


Ki wngl howowd i f0It MoU l)V u n D her dth

I

"Copyrighted Material

Syndicated Content

Available from Commercial News Providers"


4P=.-rr-~~~t~~-~~=-~ -- ,- qD -


1 Classic Carwash ;

FnllDeiling Window Timing
3010 SW Ather Rd. 374-9227
New and Used Books
Gifts, Cards, and Accessories
Booli Gallerjl
a Gainesville Legend "esi
Millhopper Publix hopping Center we buy bool
NW16thBlvd.&NW435L 371-1234








Italian African-American Cubal
A Good Place to Et Tradition is
Yeo& r in the taste
at Phil-Nicks


Finance$ not
adding up?'






Oi.i LJLJ
0 I0 L.J LJ F
',i Zr-' L _:)
L.JLJLL.J



500 plasma donors
needed now!
Wireless Internet Now Available!
New donors earn $70*
this week!
'includes tetanus shot bonus if qualified

Qualified specialty
donors earn over $900*
in three months.
"payment amounts depending upon
donation frequency & program
Must have valid ID along with proof of-SS#
and local residency. Walk-ins welcome. No
appointment necessary.

> NABI
BIOPHARMACEUTICALS


ks






v Rea aa Fil out all irlormation completely 1 DAY= 6.00
/Pick up "Good News" cards at the Alligator to notify Additional Lines X $2.00 =
-N individuals of their upcoming Love-Lines
/ The following symbols can be used and count as SUBTOTAL $
n one space each: */ Bold print in any or all of your ad costs
/\ Bold, centered or larger type is also available for a small an additional 50% of the subtotal
^'7i -additional fee. Call 373-FIND for -,: ..-r:...- ..a .:.n
Centering of type or elements costs an
"X Don'ts additional one time charge of $4.00
X No obscene or foreign languages, or double entendres TOTAL COST S
X No last names or I.-- ~ Charge: MC VISA Cash iCheck # ,
(last initial is OK) Charge: MC VISA Cash Check#
X No abbreviations of Valentine's Day
Acct.# Exp.
$6.00 for 5 lines. Additional lines $2.00 each.
1 No refunds or credit after placing the ad. Taken by:


THIS INFORMATION WILL NOT APPEAR IN THE AD.
[UOgLUUAP Name :
BRING TO: CALL IN: Address
The Independent Fla. Alligator 373- ND
1105 W. University Ave. 373-FIND city ST Zip ____
(Must arrive by 4pm Feb 7,2007) Phone (-
Allow I space for each letter, space and punctuation mark. Use 2 spaces for each capital letter. i
-- - - -

- .- -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.- ,- -"_. -.-
---- ----------------- --

-^ -- - -, -* - - - *- - r

Use the space below for additional lines at an additional charge of $2.00 per line.



L
Attach additional paper for more lines if needed


r-.m -e .
U U -jIA.2*37


- I


I







10, ALLIGATOR N TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2007


City election registration begins


The position for mayor is open


By DREW HARWELL
Alligator Writer
dharwell@alligator.org

Gainesville residents and UF
students looking to take con-
trol of the city now have their
chance.
Candidate registration for
the positions of mayor and city
commissioner began Monday in
preparation for the March 6 city
election.
The registration, which will
end at noon on Friday, requires
possible candidates to turn in
oaths of candidacy and finan-
cial disclosure forms.
According to the Alachua
County Supervisor of Elections
Web site, each candidate must


have been a registered voter of
Gainesville (or, in the case of
City Commission, their district)
for six months prior to qualify-
ing.
Mayor hopefuls must each
pay a $351.07 fee to join the
race, while commissioner can-
didates
Gainesville City need to pay
. >i ,;'.. ... ."- $275.84 to
register.
As of Monday, Mayor
Pegeen Hanrahan was unop-
posed. However, District 4 City
Commissioner Craig Lowe fac-
es two opponents: homeless ad-
vocate Francis "Pat" Fitzpatrick
and former UF student Richard
Selwach.
Selwach, a 44-year-old


Gainesville resident of 26 years
and owner of Best Jewelry &
Loan Pawnbrokers, said he de-
cided to run for a spot on the
City Commission because he's
fed up with the current admin-
istration. He specifically dis-
agrees with the commission's
quiet increases of landlord
permit fees.
"With the landlord permit,
they failed to notify us direct-
ly," he said. "I'm getting real
tired of that."
Selwach's platform also
includes curbing panhandling,
cutting pricey programs like
mosquito control, supplying
affordable housing and protect-
ing the environment.
Hanrahan, Lowe and
Fitzpatrick could not be reached
for comment Monday.


Marchers endure heat to celebrate King


PARADE, from page 1


afternoon heat with their programs as the kickoff
began. Six girls in golden masks and white dresses
danced to gospel music and imitated people kneel-
ing or raising their hands in prayer.
Martin Luther King Jr. Commission of Florida
Inc., which organized the festivities, awarded
DeAdria Hilliard, a Buchholz High School senior,
the Edna M. Hart Keeper of the Dream scholarship.
She was given a plaque and $2,500 to use at the
school of her choice.
Reading from an essay she wrote about this year's
King Week theme Empowerment for the Next
Decade: Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies Hilliard
spoke to the crowd about the need to put away the
PlayStation and focus on education.
"Remember, when the time seems hard and the
task seems impossible, sacrifices were made for
you," she said.
After the kickoff, everyone began marching east
toward the King Multipurpose Center. Some of them
walked, while others rode their bicycles or scooters.
People waved American flags and raised signs


F7a;

~5%Q jg:


-- --


dp: ~ *


reading "Celebrate the Legacy, Live the Dream,"
among other slogans.
Students wearing shirts of Greek organizations
sung spirituals and chanted their organization codes
as they walked the approximately 1.6 miles. Other
marchers joked about the heat or how slowly their
peers were walking.

"Remember, when the time seems hard
and the task seems impossible, sacri-
fices were made for you."
DeAdria Hilliard
Buchholz High School senior

Families and children gathered on the sidewalk
and waved at the marchers.
At the King Multipurpose Center, elected officials
were each given two minutes to speak about King's
legacy.
Rodney Long, an Alachua County commis-
sioner and president of the Martin Luther King Jr.
Commission of Florida Inc., said black people should
work with their communities to help themselves.
"It's time for you to pull yourself up by your.
bootstraps," Long said.


i**. A


.-. -- -- = ". m w '. ._ "
Andrew Stanfill / Alligator
Paradegoers move down University Avenue after a rally at the Downtown Plaza celebrating Martin
Luther King Jr.


Luanne Dietz/ Alligator Staff
Quarterback Chris Leak hugs junior offensive lineman Phil Trautwein
in celebration at the end of the pep rally Saturday in the Swamp.

Wuerffel: Most dominant


football game I've ever seen


RALLY, from page 1


belong," Meyer bellowed to the
masses, referencing the layoff
before the national championship
game. "Little did they know."
Meyer introduced the se-
niors, one-by-one, to the crowd.
Quarterback Chris Leak, last to be
announced, received the loudest
ovation. Leak won the Offensive
MVP of the national champion-
ship game after completing 25 of
36 passes for 213 yards, one touch-
down and no interceptions.
. "I can't say enough about all
the appreciation I have for all fans,
players and coaches," an emotion-
al Leak said into the microphone.
"You know what they say: Once a
Gator, always a Gator."
Safeties Tony Joiner and Reggie
Nelson, receiver Dallas Baker and
linebacker Brandon Siler engaged
fans in a mockery of their 2006
opponents. The players rattled off
every team the Gators defeated
during the season. Fans chanted
the words, "Gator bait!" after each
opponent.
After the skit, several of UF's
players were summoned to the
stage for lighthearted interviews.
Defensive lineman Ray McDonald
was asked what he told Ohio State
quarterback Troy Smith after the


national championship game.
"You should have told your
linemen to block us," McDonald
recalled telling him.
The Gators eventually invited
former Heisman Trophy quarter-
back Danny Wuerffel to speak.
"Monday, that was probably
the most dominant football game
I've ever seen," Wuerffel said.
"And I've seen a
few and been in
a few just ask
Florida State."
.* Then, in what
Easily qualified
i :.." s as the sentimen-
d tal moment of
Meyer the afternoon,
Wuerffel intro-
duced Leak to the podium. The
two are the only quarterbacks in
school history to win a national
championship.
"But there is room for another
one next year," Wuerffel quipped.
"Timmy Tebow, feel free to join
us."
The Gators concluded the
ceremony by shaking hands with
many of the fans lining the first
rows of the stadium.
"That really shows you that
Gator Nation is strong and that
they're all on our side," McDonald
said. "You see everybody in the
stands supporting us, and you
couldn't be more thankful."


trw*--- -- d

k.
yNy~kl~lll~?_j~41P?~~


~i~t~






TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 11


Photo exhibit captures Syrian life


DOMINIQUE McPHERSON
Alligator Contributing Writer
The Reitz Union gallery held an
opening reception Friday night for a
photographer who traveled around
Syria by motorcycle.
"Syria: A photographic journey
through the capital of Islamic culture
and beyond" by Mujahid Abdulrahim,
an engineering graduate student at UF,
features photos of the architecture, peo-
ple and landscapes of his homeland.
The reception attracted Muslims
and non-Muslims alike, along with


photographers, reporters and journal-
ism students, all curious to know what
Abdulrahim had to say about his coun-
try through his photographs.
"I didn't want to propagandize my
country," Abdulrahim said. "It's just
what I saw to share as opposed to trying
to convince people of what to think."
Abdulrahim was traveling to Syria
last summer for a visit, and he made a
last-minute decision-to bring his digital
camera.
S"I'm phenomenally obsessed with
my camera, so I was scared about taking
it," he said. "I didn't know what kinds of


customs laws they had."
Abdulrahim traveled by motorcycle
and rental car for six weeks in the north-
west part of Syria, through cities and
down winding roads, taking pictures of
whatever he encountered.
Of the 4,600 pictures -Abdulrahim
took, only a handful of his favorite shots
are on display.
Although Abdulrahim is not trying
to portray Syria in any particular way,
the exhibition, which is on display until
Jan. 19, provides a different view of his
country than the war-tom images of the
Middle East that bombard the media.


~C'I -LL-~-L IE~F~*~ I


U.S. offiiah

Pno Aot


peace talks

"Copyrighted Material

Syndicated Content
Available from Commercial News Providers"


I
"- .


,I 7" ...- i.1
..,. | !.


^^tH ^B^^l r


?I


Nicole Safker / Alligator Staff
UF students Monsour Al-Rajhi (left) and Mohammad Qureshi (right) look at their friend Mujahid.Abdulrahim's photo-
graphs at his show in the Reitz Union gallery.

Police search for two suspects in connection with the Sunday-morning rapes


RAPE, from page 1

at about 4:30 a.m. Sunday, Kameg said.
The student was tied up by an unknown
man carrying a black semiautomatic hand-
gun, Kameg said. The man rummaged


through her bedroom and then raped her, the rape, Kameg said.
he added. Police have no information about the
The man then took her bed sheets and attacker's identity.
fled her house, located between 13th Street Local Kameg said it is unusual to
and 18th Street, just north of University News see two rapes so close together.
Avenue. The victim freed herself from her He urged students to call the
bindings and called a friend, who reported police if they notice anything suspicious,


such as sheets thrown in the garbage.
"Sexual crimes are part of any city, but
-we don't usually see two or three in the
same day," Kameg said.
Anyone with information regarding this
attack should call Detective Jorge Campos
at 334-2489.


Belhf Dance
www.ethnicdanceexpressions.com
384-9200


Tired of
a Rooming
r with
Chimpanzees

Solve your
roommate
problems with
Alligator
Classifieds!
F I







12, ADVERTISEMENT, ALLIGATOR 0 TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2007



Produced by the
University Relations Office
for faculty, staff and students
of the University of Florida


S- January 16, 2007


S. *BBW


Tell the world

about UF's successes

It's an eipe-
cialiv exciting
time to be a
member of The
Ga1or Naijon.
The Lrniver-
sint of Florida
has received
signiicant media
arrenruon. due to Susan Stewart
in unprecedented
year of national toorbill and basketball
championships. whilee se celebrate
dthise wonderful athletic achievementr.,
ve also should recognize the op-
portunirv to promote UF s academic
reputltUln.
LiF hi. been recognized b\ US
Nev, s & World Report, Kiplingers.
The Milken Insurure. Scicntisr maga-
zine and more, vet some people mai\
not b- aware of our strong academic
landingg and inno:, i\e research.
No't is the time to use rhe atten-
nion that our athletic programs hiae
generated to help tell the s\orld of our
academic grearness. \Vhile the univcr-
sirv' name is fresh in dhe minds of the
public. v.e ask that UF resierchers and
other employees be thoughtful about
\.,ias to maximize potential media op-
portun iitii
'Florida Features.' a net uni\.rsin
resource within Uniersiry Relations.
ma\ be helpful. The oblective of
Florida Fcatures is to gain more Im-
depth coverage of innovative research
and other w'.orrth news stories within
regional, national and international
media outlets.
Think about research, discoveries
ind happenings in vour area. includ-
ing those that may be "the biggest" or
"the first" or pocsess other e:xemplarY
qualities. Employees are encouraged to
work with their unit's LIFCN ICom-
munications Network) professional.
and the UFCN member will assist in
contacting ie with the story idea.
As we continue to reflect on a year
of greatness for UF Athletics, we are
reminded that a university that excels
in both athletics and academics is
certainly rare and well-deervning of
much media attention. There possibly
has never been a greater time to tell the
world about UF's academic endeavors.

Susan Stewart
.4_iiociar Dire, ror ofPublic Retla:,ifn
r


UF program helps fill demand for translators in multicultural climate


Since 2004, the Center for Latin Ameri-
can Studies at the University of Florida
has been offering a Translation Studies
Certificate Program while providing a valu-
able service to meet a growing demand in
the community.
"This is a very exciting area for anyone
interested in language," said Elizabeth
Lowe, founder and director of the UF
program. "The need for language services
has mushroomed."
Staffed by three faculty members, the
program currently supports nine languages,
the most common being Spanish, French,
Portuguese and German.
The Translation Studies Certificate Pro-
gram is open to upper-level undergraduate
and graduate students for an extra fee, as
well as anyone outside the university who is
interested in acquiring a recognized creden-
tial to become a freelance translator.
"We're getting students from every-
where," Lowe said, adding that many are
completing the program to gain an edge in
the job market after graduation.
The program is funded in part by
revenues from tuition and also sustains
itself by translation
work through requests
received from outside "This i
sources.
"Middle Eastern exciting
languages have become anyone 1
very popular for
translation along with in langu
Mandarin Chinese and need for
.Japanese," Lowe said.
To be accepted in service
the 15-credit-hour u
program, a student is
evaluated for language
proficiency and must Elizabel
meet certain require- Cent
ments based on a Latin Ameri
scale developed by the
Interagency Language
Roundtable, an organization that coordi-
nates and shares information on language-


;,tl'rar i Vi'!: irl it, a-'Flfd a a1P "P/u. r o
r illi~c i':1,~4 bkl [/,fd ~Adia
.q,,,,'p;r/e LI,_ba.r ca.-dt.:dei1:q! tdi. Ti,

I?, ''1t':U'Jl 'i T. 11/i r. h ~ toitl
11, ow: i' marluil,I: th1. ., d ,Iar. C- tr
coo ,r' iU. h* 17,d .aici 'r/f C.); "': .ito.ll


Kristen Bartlett
University of Florida Translation Studies Certificate Program Direbtor Elizabeth Lowe says
the program meets a need for translators in today's multicultural world.


related activities at the federal level.
"Just because you know a language,
doesn't mean you can be a translator," she
said. "It is an academic discipline, and we
teach our students how to use all the new
software."
Many enrolled stu-
dents are native speakers


s a very
area for
interested
age. The
language
es has
lomed."

th Lowe
er for
can Studies


of a language, but Lowe
stresses that translation is
more than just linguistic
knowledge.
Since its creation, 250
students have enrolled in
the classes and 18 have
received certificates. Stu-
dents must complete two
foundation courses, two
electives and a practicum
in the form of an intern-
ship or a freelance transla-
tion project to receive
a certificate. Forty-five
students are currently
enrolled.


Janet E. Gomez, a graduate of the first
class in 2005, is now a teaching assistant


univeisitq
AuditailluilL


Jan. 17
7:30 p.m., Deborah
Traficanie graduate
recital
Jan. 18
7:30 p.m., Boaz Sharon,
faculty recital
Jan. 19
12:50 p.m., School of Music convocation
Jan.20
7:30 p.m., James Thompson, guest recital


in the program. The 22-year-old said she
chose to obtain a certificate to reinforce her
degree in English and her minors in French
and Italian.
"There are very few programs in the
United States that offer any certification
in translation," Gomez said, adding that
she hopes to pursue an advanced degree in
comparative literature.
Bill Calvo, 60, business consultant, is
studying Spanish translation. A resident of
Ocala, he commutes close to an hour every
week to get to class but said it is worth the
drive.
"You are learning something meaning-
ful," said Calvo, who describes himself as
semiretired and plans to use his certifica-
tion to do freelance translation.
Lowe said she hopes the program will be
able to offer a minor in translation studies
in the future.
"The students are amazing and have
very high motivation," she said. "I think
this program is a real contribution for
serving multilingual and multicultural
demands."
By Panagiota Papakos


-Jan.21
S. 3 p.m., Carillon recital


4 p.m., Organ demonstration
Jan. 22
7:30 p.m., Arnold Irchai, faculty recital
Jan. 25
7:30 p.m., Amber Watley, graduate recital
Jan. 26
7:30 p.m., Turle Island String Quartet and The
Assad Brothers "String Theory"
Jan.27.
7:30 p.m., Xiayin Wang







TUESDAY, JANUARY 16,2007 U ALLIGATOR, ADVERTISEMENT, 13


UF oncologist helps students recognize virtue in treating patients


In dealing with everyday life-and-
death issues, Dr. James Lynch often finds
strength in a higher power. The University
of Florida oncologist strives to teach his
medical students how to care for patients
who know just how hard it is to survive a
cancer diagnosis.
"It's like someone presses your face
against a window we refuse to acknowledge
exists. We pretend we are going to live
forever," Lynch said. "I get to see the value
of life on a daily basis."
Lynch said he worries that many medi-
cal students compartmentalize their lives,
separating the human side from the intel-
lectual side. He works on bonding the two
by teaching the importance of compassion
in caring for patients.
His students have flourished under his
methods. One of the newest members of
UF's Academy of Distinguished Teaching
Scholars, Lynch is also a two-time recipi-
ent of the Hippocratic Award for teaching
excellence, the highest honor bestowed by
fourth-year medical students, and a five-time
Clinical Teacher of the Year award winner.
"When I see patients with students or
have them in small groups, I tell them ex-



Florida Museum slates
annual Collectors Day
The Florida Museum of Natural History
will host its 28th annual Collectors Day
from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20.
This free event is one of the Florida
Museum's most popular public programs.
Visitors may view a wide range of collec-
tions from stamps and elephants to sports
and war memorabilia, and speak with the
more than 60 area collectors expected to
attend.
For more information on Collectors
Day, call (352) 846-2000, ext. 277.
Graduate dean candidates
to give presentations
Five candidates for University of Florida
Graduate School dean have been invited to
campus for interviews. All candidates will
make a public presentation on their vision
for graduate education. Two candidates
already have visited campus and given their
presentations. The remaining candidates
and their presentation dates are:
SJeryl Mumpower, professor of public ad-
ministration and policy at the University
of Albany (SUNY), and former dean of
the graduate school there, will visit Jan.
Jan. 28
7:30 p.m., Gainesville Chamber Orchestra's
"Got Beethoven?"
Florida Museum of tNauial History
"In the Open: Sandhill Crane Studies,"
19-piece photographic exhibit, through
March 18
Ham Mluseum
ol Art
"Spinach Green and
6T Mutton-fat White:
Chinese Jades of the
Qing Dynasty" through
January


16 and 17. His presentation will take
place at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 16, in 103
Dauer Hall, Keene Faculty Center.
* Henry Frierson, professor of educational
psychology and former associate dean of
the graduate school at the University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will be
at UF Jan. 18 and 19. His presentation
is scheduled for 4 p.mi, Thursday, Jan.
18, in 103 Dauer Hall, Keene Faculty
Center.
* Maresi Nerad, associate dean of the
graduate school and director of the
Center for Innovation and Research in
Graduate Education at the University
of Washington, will visit Jan. 22 and
23. Her presentation will take place at
4 p.m., Monday, Jan. 22, in 103 Dauer
Hall, Keene Faculty Center.
To view candidate vitae, statements of
interest and UF itineraries, visit the Web
at www.aa.ufl.edu/search_committees/
Dean Graduate_School.
Exhibit features portraits
of sandhill cranes
The Florida Museum of Natural History
is hosting "In the Open: Sandhill Crane
Studies" by Gainesville artist Diane Farris
through March 18. This 19-piece exhibit

"Contemporary Complexities: Photog-
raphy Gihs from Martin Z. Margulies"
through Feb. 25

"International Contemporary Art Irom the
Harn Museum Collection" through July 22
Phillips Center
Jan. 21
7:30 p.m., The
Aquila Theatre
Company in
William Shake-
speare's "Romeo
and Juliet"


plicitly that I will ask them questions until
I figure out the boundaries of their knowl-
edge. That way, I can push those boundar-
ies and help them grow," Lynch said.
And in an atmosphere that deals with
individual mortality on a daily basis, Lynch
is not shy in letting his students and patients
know how his faith in God determines how
he lives his life and gives care as a physician.
"It is my intentional agenda to create
'space' for these issues to be discussed with-
out being critical or unkind to those who
take a different view than I," he said. "In
fact, most students, whatever their personal
world view, have been vocally appreciative,
since they know these things are important
to most patients."
Dr. Katherine Walsh, one of Lynch's for-
mer students, has been inspired by Lynch's
teaching methods. "He is very passionate
about developing empathy and interper-
sonal skills," she said.
Lynch said he's gained strength from his
cancer patients.
"I've identified what virtue is," he said.
"You learn to get back up after you've been
knocked down. Grace is the power that
keeps us from staying down."
By Cory Frederick



of photography
montages is
inspired by the
sandhill crane,
which appears
across North
America and in
Gainesville dur-
ing the winter
months.
Farris works
in photography
and mixed media This piece by Diane
and has written Farris is part of a pho-
and illustrated tography montage on
children's books. the sandhill crane at
Her pieces have the Florida Museum of
been widely Natural History.
exhibited, pub-
lished and collected, and also may be seen
at Shands at UF, the UF Orthopedic and
Sports Medicine Institute, and on her Web
site, dianefarris.com.
"Sandhill cranes are such an integral
part of our winter landscape we see
them on the prairies, we hear them circling
overhead and their stately beauty is
always inspiring," said Darcie MacMahon,,
Florida Museum assistant director in charge
of exhibits. "Diane's work honors their
life story in a unique blending of art and
natural history observation."

Jan. 23
6 p.m.. BBC National Orchestra of Wales
with Joan Kwuon
Jan. 27
7:30 p.m.. The Royal Ballet
Jan.28
7:30 p.im.. Car't Stop Loving You The
Music of Ray Charles"

Jan. 23-24
9 a.m.-3 p.ni., Career Showcase
Acadeame Calendar
Jan. 19
Deadline for fee payments


Reitz sets guidelines
on event reservations
Groups wishing to reserve space in
the Reitz Student Union will have to
comply with a new set of standards or.
the recently redesigned Event Services
\Web site.
Along with details of terms and
conditions for use of space within the
Reitz Student Union, the site includes an
enhanced online reservation request form.
The updated terms and conditions
include revised deadlines for confirm-
ing reservations and penalties for late
cancellations.
For a complete listing of terms and
conditions or for more information.
visit the \Web at www.union.ufl.edul
eventsen ices/terms.asp.

UF grants available
for academic technology
The Office of Academic Technol-
ogy is accepting grant proposals from
Unisersirv of Florida faculty for the
development of proiecct Icading to tech-
nology-based instructional approaches
that improve the qualir- of student
learning. reduce the costs of instruction
and promote Lccessibilimn. The Office
of the Provost will award funding up to
$ 10,000 to successful grant recipients.
For more information on the format
and deadlines, visir the Web at
at.ufl.edu/ATGrants.

Nominations sought
for Teacher of the Year
colleges s have until Feb. 2 to sub-
mit nominations for the 2006-200-
Teacher/Scholar of the Year Award.
The award is given yearly to a faculty
member ho demonstrates distin-
guished achievement in both teaching
and scholarly acti\vin, and has \isibilic
within and beyond the university. Cur-
rent faculnr members are eligible for the
award, which entails an honorarium of
$5,000, as well as other recognition.
Nominations must include a letter
from the college dean: a letter from the
nominees department chair: a one-page
statement of the nominees teaching phi-
losophy; a one-page summary of courses
taught by the nominee in the past
fie years, a one-page summary of the
nominee's scholarly work; the nominee's
curriculum vitae: and up to five pages of
optional supporting material
Deliver nomination packet wi th
original documentation plus seven cop-
ies to Debra Walker King in 235 Tigert
Hall no later than S p.m. Feb. 2.


'. 3: U F ,-
Send submissions for publication
consideration at least two weeks in
advance to insideuf@ufl.edu.


UF YiL'6kX.Di5
1 W 8isc' f.1 1 q- ; 1.1 ion
i I FLORIDA
'I i ( .l l, lfisi Oi n ,"H t l lt ,;[,t' i :il ,.,n





14, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2007


Or tto



DYDi on

In>rne








0 n




-
(D
0I

o1C
z 0


0


This way


I.k~"
4*


Start at Ernst & Young, and your career is headed in
the right direction. With our award-winning training
programs, you'll have the resources you need to
enhance your skills. It's an environment that
promotes your personal and professional growth
and success. So there's only one way to go-up.
Visit us on campus or at e,': '. ;,'.: e: .

FCFORTUNEo
100 BEST
COMPANIES
TO WORK FORR


Audit Tax Transaction Advisory Services
kg S RNSI *ND


I


Quality In Everything We Do


@ 2007 ERNST & YOUNG LP























a| For Rent
furnished

*SICK OF SHARING A BATHROOM?*
Get your own this fall!
2Br/2Ba flats, *3Br/3Ba townhms
FREE Tanning, WID, 24hr gym
PC Lab, Gated, All Amenities, Pt Friendly
Leasing for FALL*377-2777
4-25-72-1

NEED ROOMMATES?!
All Inclusive 3's and 4's
FREE Roommate Matching
FREE Cable, Utilities, Internet
FREE Furn, Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 212.5 Townhouses
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route!
4-25-72-1

Just Bring Your Clothes
Preleasing Huge 2&3 Beds
Cable *W/D*Pool*Gym*Pets Ok
All we need is you! 372-8100
www.greenwichgreen.net
4-25-72-1

1, 2, 3, 4BRApts.
www.ApartmentslnGainesville.com
4-25-72-1

GET YOURS!
Furnished Luxury @ Its Finest
PC lab New 24 hr GYM*
Located in the heart of G'ville!
From $499 352-271-3131
4-25-72-1

Roll Out of Bed & Into Class
$439 Gets you all this!
Fully Furnished, Free Ethernet, Free Cable
w/HBO, FREE UTILITIES, W/D,
Roommate match. 379-9300
4-25-72-1

School Is Stressful
We're the Cure
Spots avail Now/Jan/Fall!
2/2*3/3*4/4 Spacious Suites
All Inclusive! All Luxuryl
Time to make the move...
LexingtonCrossingUF.com
...and start living! 373-9009
4-25-72-1

BE EXCLUSIVE
In Gainesville's Finest 2/2's & 3/3's
Furnished and all utilities
Only $555 Roommate Match
SHidden Lake 374-FUNN
4-25-72-1

Super Clean Studio
Walk to Shands
I Annual lease
As low as $375 monthly
Incl all utilities Phone 336-9836
4-25-72-2

Luxury Roommate Match!
2/2 and 3/3's!
All inclusive w/Cable!
Gated*Tanning*24-Hr Gym
Leasing Now! 335-4455
4-25-72-1

*LA MANCHA CONDOS*
Walk to campus 4BR/1.5BA. Pre-lease nowto
lock in August rate. Utils included. $4000/mo.
Call 278-9347 www.lamanchacondos.com
2-12-30-1

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

ROOM FOR RENT
Quiet location, near UF, shops & bus. Private
entrance & bath. $350/mo. Deposit required.
Call 262-0642 1-16-5-1


For Rent
furnished

2BRs for rent in a new fully furnished
4BR/2BA house. $3501mo + utils. Available
immediately. 0.5 miles from SFCC. WID,
room fully furnished if needed. Call 352-
283-9905 or 678-656-7024 1-16-5-1

1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA at Campus View
Condominiums. Great Location! Walk to
campus. Located on corner of Archer &
13th. Fully furnished, justbring your bed.
Only $550/mo. Call John at 561-302-6706
1-16-5-1

Room for rent $450/mo utilities included
OBO. Private bath & closet. Furnished.
Access to routes 9, 35 & 36. Gated condo.
Contact Nicholas at 305-458-9021 1-16-5-1

Royal Village Apartments
Female wanted for 4BR/2BA. Behind sorority
row, free tanning, gym, W/D, clean, friendly
roommates! $460/mo. Call 609-330-9967
1-17-5-1
Room for Rent, 2BR/1BA Quiet
Internet included, close to 1-75
Furrnished $350/mo + 1/2 Util
Unfurnished $300/mo + 1/2 util
Angela 278-2897 1-18-5-1

COLLEGIATE LIVING ORGANIZATION
Spring leases available inclutil, eth, meals
& parking. Only 1 block from campus. 377-
4269.$315/mo!! 4-25-69-1


For Rent
| unfurnished

*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1BR apt. $345/mo.
c1BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901.4-25-72-2

AVAILABLE JANUARY
Across from UF!
Studios and 1BRs
From $405
Open Weekends 371-7777
4-25-72-2

LYONS SPECIAL
$99 1st month's rent
377-8797
4-25-72-2

Wake up & walk to UF
Studios & 1 bedrooms
Starting @ $554
Pet friendly, Pool
*Come See! 372-7111*
4-25-72-2

JANUARY AVAILABILITY
1 & 2 BRs HUGE Floorplans!
Water/Sewer included! Pets OK
Affordable Rates!
Bus/Bike to UF 335-7275 4-25-72-2

New Year, New Place Downtown!
Spacious Two Bedroom Townhouse
Alarm*Washer & Dryer*Pets OK
Nightlife Restaurants Shopping
Limited Availability! 338-0002
4-25-72-2

Apartments off SW 20th Ave. Close to shop-

ping, bus line and a few miles from UF Price
range $505 to $605. Includes water, sewer,
garbage and pest control. Sorry no pets al-
lowed. Call 335-7066 Mon-Fri. 4-25-72-2

MOVE IN JANUARY!
Affordabel & Quality Too!
Great Rates! Pets OK!
Beautiful Pools/Courtyards!
Walk/Bike to UF 372-7555 4-25-72-2

Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60
second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House
charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included.
Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner.
538-2181 Iv message 4-25-72-2


-B For Rent
unfurnished

1 & 2 BEDROOMS FOR SPRING!
FREE UF PARKING
Pool, tennis, bball, alarm
WE LOVE PETS!
376-4002 PinetreeGardens.com
4-25-72-2

Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 sec-
ond. walk to UF Wood firs, washer dryer
included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish.
Short term available. Private Owner. $595-
up. 352-538-2181. Lv mssg 4-25-72-2

*NEAR SCHOOL NEAR PLAY
NEAR PERFECT!*
1BR/1 BA*2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA TH
Close to UF!*Gated*24hr Gym*Tanning
Leasing for FALL 377-2777
4-25-72-2

BEAUTIFUL AND NEW
Ceramic Tile, Maple Cabinets, TV in kitchen
Huge scr. porches, W/D, walk-in closets
Only 1.5 miles to UF
2/2's & 3/3's starting at $458/person
Hidden Lake 374-FUNN
4-25-72-2

** ELLIE'S HOUSES **
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
352-215-4990 4-25-72-2

Luxury Across from UF
Reserving for Fall
2/2 W/D, Alarm
D/W, Pets Ok
Open Weekends 371-7777
4-25-72-2

Sign a lease, Win a PS3!
Luxury 1, 2, and 3s!
Cable*Tanning*Gated
24-Hr Gym*Furn Avail
Leasing Now and Fall! 335-4455
4-25-72-2

*NOW LEASING FOR FALL*
1BR $629, 2BR $729, 3BR $909
Great location*Spacious*Includes some utils
Alarms*Park FREE @ UF*Pets welcome
www.SpanishTrace.org 373-1111
4-25-72-2

TREMENDOUS TOWNHOMES
2/2 & 3/3 townhomes Avail Summer/Fall '07
Cable w/HBO, tanning, gym
Private Dog Park*All the extras!
Call for specials 377-2801
4-25-72-2

Get yours before it's gone!
Spacious 1, 2, 3, or4BR close to UF
Includes water, sewer, 2 pools,
On-site laundry, gym, & we love pets!
Call 376-2507 or www.BivensCove.com
4-25-72-2

THE LUXURY YOU WANT...
AT THE PRICE YOU NEED
Remodeled HUGE 2 & 3 Beds
Cable*W/D*Tanning* We Love Pets
Why spend more? 372-8100
4-25-72-2

***THE PERFECT MATCH***
2 & 3 bedrooms Available Now.
HUGE! 1.3 miles to UF!
ALL pets welcome!
377-7401 www.boardwalkapt.com
4-25-72-2

Be the BIGGEST on the block!
1 or 2bdr this FALL. We love ALL pets!
Pool, Gym, Park @ UF, Bball, Tennis
Call 4 Specials! 352-332-7401
4-25-72-2

STUDIO APT
60 sec walk to UF Short term avail. 1 or 2
rooms $425 & up. Call 352-538-2181 4-
25-72-2


S For Rent
U unfurnished

We Love Pets
1,2,&3 BR Flats w/Screened Porches
FREE Alarm*FREE Tanning*W/D
Gated Entry*Cyber Cafe*Pool w/ Sundeck
24hr Gym & Sauna*Only 1.5 miles to UF
Hurry, they won't last long**372-0400
4-25-72-2

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

FORGETYOU 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
4-25-72-2

Live in Luxury
*Leasing Now and Jan!*
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

2160 sq ft. 4/3 NW home, 2 car garage,
fenced back yard w/deck on 1/2 acre. Wood
& tile firs. Landscaped yd. min from cam-
pus. $1750/mo + sec dep 352-374-3890
1-31-35-2

1st MONTH FREE
1BR Villas Starting @ $499. Please call: 352-
375-3077 or 352-373-2818 4-25-72-2

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


T. SELLIT7FIND1T. 373-FINDI..








Classifieds

TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2007


ALLIGATOR
www.alligator.org/class



For Rent
unfurnished

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/1BA apt. $600/mo
Call 375-8256
4-25-78-2

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 1-19-9-2

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 1st 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 900
sq ft W/D, covered patio 0 $700/mo 0 No
pets 1607 1/2 NW 12th Rd Available Jan
'07 Phone 352-466-4171 1-22-'0-2
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
rccl965@hotmail.com 904-814-6976 1-
22-10-2

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

*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

COMPLETELY REFURBISHED 2BR/1BA
condo, Quiet, 1 blk to Shands/VA, 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 -19-9-2

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 1-19-9-2

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







16, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2007


For Rent
i unfurnished

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

Rockwood Villas
2BR/2BA for rent, W/D, all appliances, $475/
room + sea.,dep, call Anna 407-448-0573
2-19-30-2

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 maintrsed 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

Bike to UF! 2/2.5, 2-story condo
in popular 9 immunity 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 lamenated floor..
Good neighborhood in convenient loca-
tion.. $590-595. Call 373-8310/219-3937
1-19-7-2

$540/MO 2 BR COTTAGE
ON WOODED LOT, 1-75 & Archer.
Front porch, big yard, bus rt 75. No pets,
security deposit 375-6393 1-19-3-2

1BR/1BA 1 BLKTO UF
Grad II Apts., 1236 SW 4th Ave.
Central H & Air, Carpet, Includes
wtr, swg, pst ctrl, garbage $500/MO
Laundry facilities. Call Merrill
Management Inc 352-372-1494 1-19-5-2

1BR/1BA apartment. Large screened in
.porch. W/D hook-up. Pets ok. Rent $500/
MO. Sec deposit $500. 3300 SW 23rd St.
Apt #2 Call 371-3473 1-26-10-2

Apt. for rent 2BR/1BA
W/D 2 blocks from UF. 2 parking spaces
Call 352-317-4408 1-19-5-2

1BR/1BA No lease, open courtyard. 2 miles
to UF On bus line, quiet neighborhood, next
to park. Free water. No pets $430/MO +$430
security deposit. Call 374-7175 1-19-5-2


For Rent
| unfurnished

2BR/2BA. Great location cls to Butler Plaza,
UF Shands. Great for family and roommate.
Gym, pool. W/D New carpet & paint. $600.
No deposit. Call Rania 321-720-3991 for
excellent deal.You will love it. 1-26-10-2

2/1 GREENLEAF CONDO
6737 & 7005 SW 44th Ave. $660/MO. No
pets, no smoking. Fresh paint, new ceramic
tile floors. 352-331-0590, 514-5060 cell
1-19-5-2

2BR/1.5BA Bellamy Forge, clean, new
kitchen.baths, W/D, pool, tennis, ceiling
speakers, water & pest control inc. & more.
No pets, smoke free. $875/mo 352-495-
0101 1-29-10-2

You must see this spacious 4BR/2BA
House. Close to University of Florida &
Santa Fe. Pool & Hot Tub
Email: sfbango@premierparties.com.
Call Eric for details 352-682-7424
1-22-5-2

SHANDS AREA, 2BR/1.5BA townhouse
First, last, sec. Good rent history only.
$535/MO
386-328-6229 leave message. 1-29-10-2

3BR/1BA Wood floors.
Central H & Air, Washer/Dryer hk-ups
Garage, 1100 Sq ft. $725/mo Off
NE 16th Ave, 1050 NE 13th Place
Call Merrill Management Inc,
352-372-1494 1-19-4-2

1BR/1 BA 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 Merill Management Inc 372-1494
1-19-4-2


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
1-19-4-2

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
1-19-4-2

WALK TO DOWNTOWN! 3BR/1BA
Newly remodeled duplex, newflooring,
W/D hookups, screen porch, $795/rent
623 SW 3rd Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 1-19-4-2


Subleases A


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

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

LEXINGTON CROSSING $540/MO
JANUARY RENT FREE
AVAIL JAN 07 MAY 07
1 B/B IN A 4BED/4BATH, FEMALES
CALL 954-762-3048 / 954-567-2701
1-22-10-3

1BR shared BA, Spring sublease. January
FREE. Campus Club. $425/mo. Contact Jay
at 352-870-3234 1-19-9-3

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


3BR/1 BA NEXT TO UF August 1st Countryside @ University Condo
1227 SW 4th Ave. 2BRs avail in.4BR/4BA for $425/ea. Cable,
Central H/AC, wood floors, clean water, elec incl except phone. Call Irvin 904-
No pets, no smoking, $1240/MO 610-0967 or email icheng@bellsouth.net
352-331-0590, 514-5060 cell 1-19-5-2 1-17-5-3


UJ Subleases


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
apt. 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, Tanning 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 sublease.
Great roommates, close to UF, available
now! $300 +1/3 util. Student preferred. $300
+ 1/3 util. 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.com 1-25-10-3


Sublease 2BR/1.5BA apt Feb 1 through June
30. $605/MO. Sun Harbor Apts, 999 SW 16th
Ave. Close to UF & Shands.
Call 352-505-7704 or 328-5707 1-19-5-3

Room in 4/3 house. Room has built in desk
and dresser and French doors. Wood floors
and fireplace.in house. $400/month includes
everything. Call 561-389-8017 1-22-5-3

Spacious 1BR/1BA apt. 640 sq ft., W/D in
unit $680/MO rent, rublet lease, rentor pays
electric. 3 pools, gym, free tanning, pets al-
lowed, will pay all your move in costs
Can move in today, Call 352-258-8593
1-22-5-3
SUBLEASE asap at Campus Lodge
Fully furnished. Great atmosphere
Own private bedroom/bath
$529/MO total Contact 561-762-5293
1-22-5-3

3BR/2BA 1 mile from campus. Lease ends
August 2007. Will pay for transfer fee.
Pets allowed. No secuirty deposit needed.
$817/MO Call 352-225-6333 1-29-10-3

The Estates MONTH OF JANUARY FREE!
Male roommate needed in a 4BR/4BA
1313 sq ft. all utilities included, very nice
and clean only $535. 934-873-5514
1-26-9-3

Gainesville Place Apartments
1BR/1BA in 4/4 female apartment
$499/MO Available Feb-Aug
Furnished & Utilities included
Call 407-620-8217 1-22-5-3

1BR/1BA. apt. $360/MO. Gatorside Apt.. 10
min. walk to UF. Sublease til May w/renewal
option. Immediate occupancy.
Call 772-579-0057 1-18-3-3

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


al I- Roommates


1 ,


J


"Copyrighted Material


Syndicated Content

Available from Commercial News Providers"


I I I I


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. 1 mile 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 or bus, all included $400 954-557-
4769/baezwpa@bellsouth.net. 1-26-34-4

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

FEMALE WANTED AVAIL NOW 1BR/IBA
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

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
1-26-15-4


eePN


a l| Roommates


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

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/intlyard/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 1-22-10-4

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

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


r CI


I I







TUESDAY, JANUARY 16,20070 ALLIGATOR, 17


01 Roommates


***ROOMMATE WANTED***
1BR/1BA 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
bik from UF bus stop. 10 min to UF. All utils
incl. $465/mo. Fully furn; W/D, huge kitchen
& backyard. Non-smroker, 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 or Ann 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. Unfurn 1BR w/pvt BA in 2BR/
2.5BA 2 story Southfork Oaks condo. Ndar
Target/Oaks Mall/UF. 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, internet. Good for grad students.
$400/mo + utils. Avail ASAP 772-201-9933
1-24-10-4


S l Roommates ) j Real Estate


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. $410/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 until + dep. 321-266-7069, 321-725-4475
1-18-5-4

20 year old male looking for clean dog friend-
ly male or female roommate 2/2.5, biking
distance to campus $450/MO +1/2 utilities
941-356-4253 1-29-10-4

MOVE IN NOW!! ON 13TH a big house
4/2 with a huge yard & fireplace. Rent and
utilities negotiable. About $400! Female only.
Call 954-483-9190. Near UF! 1-18-3-4


5 Real Estate


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

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,
352-2813551, 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


BRAND I
SCRABBLE' is a trademark of Hasbro in the US and Canada. @2007 Hasbro. Distributed by Tribune
Media Services, Inc. All rights reserved.




i Li N Ri Ti V4 RACK


F1 OO 00] F1







PAR SCORE 150-160


BEST SCORE 213 FT
TiO


Double
Word Score




2nd Letter
Triple


oK
RACK 2





RACK 4






RACK4


UR RACK TOTAL
fE LIMIT: 20 MIN


DIRECTIONS: Make a 2- to 7-letter word from the letters in each row. Add
points of each-word, using scoring directions at right. Finally, 7-letter words get 50-
point bonus. "Blanks" used as any letter have no point value. All the words
are in the Official SCRABBLE' Players Dictionary, 3rd Edition. SOLUTION TOMORROW
For more information on books, clubs, tournaments and the school program go to
www.scrabble-assoc.com or call the National SCRABBLE Association (631) 477-0033.
01-16


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



-- ... "..-L l



Enjoy your own private patio in a Completely
Renovated 1, 2, or 3 bedroom Cazabella
condo across 34th Stfrom 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

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

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. 1-19-5-5

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 fans, 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, on bus route.
$105,000. 352-362-6410 1-22-15-5

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 -

Home for Sale. 3BR/2BA, 1224 sq ft. Newer
paint, roof furnace & A/C. New front door with
storm door. Eat-in kitchen. Indoor laundry.
Large shed in fenced backyard. 706-202-
0304 1-19-5-5

I BUY
houses, condos, land & any other real estate.
Can close in 3 days, all cash. 727-560-6081
4-25-68-5


FSBO mile from UF! .
Awesome 3BR/2BA house
Comply renovated, sep liv/fam rm
Reduced to sell at $219,000
1617 NW 10th Terr. 352-538-7879
2-26-30-5


8i Furnishings


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, in 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

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 $140. 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 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


/


S ,Bicycles


In the market for a new set of wheels or just
looking to add a second to that coTection?
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


SFurnishings


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
3*
*Beds OFull mattress & boxspring sets $49
Queen sets $89 *Single sets$39 *King
sets $99 Ofrom 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

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


SComputers


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


,TV_ A+ osnputer Geek

333-8404
SComputer Help! Now!
4-25-144-7.

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






1-8-118-7






35221 B.2980 a *t.fm
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

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 5-15-
73-14








18, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2007


S 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
1-19-9D0

UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS
are underway...
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and
more. All individuals interested in bidding
go to: http://fa.ufi.edulam/surplus/onlinel
3-30-53-10

SELL 0 BUY TEXTBOOKS ONLINE
ourcampusbookstore.com
SAVE $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ 1-16-5-10

Engagement ring for sale- Ict. round dia-
mond ring, in white gold. Clarity VS-2, Color
F, ring appraised at $6,600- Must sell $3,750
OBO 727-560-6081 4-25-68-10


Motorcycles, Mopeds]

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

***-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
JEW website www.NS4L.com
4-25-72-11

***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

00****** CASH PAID 0000000*
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

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

03 United Motor Xpeed 50
Two seater. Lock box. Excellent condition
$1,100 080 772-201-2528 1-19-5-11


1i2


Autos


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

CARS -CARS Buy*SelleTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
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, ETC.
For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
4-25-71-12

Grand Opening
Sunrise Auto Sales
3630 N Main St.
352-375-9090
Buy Here, Pay Here 4-25-72-12

Sunrise Auto Sales
3630 N. Main St.
352-375-9090
No credit check
Bring W-2s and Drive home today. 4-25-
72-12

Sunrise Auto Sales
352-375-9090
$2000 off all financed vehicles
Warranty available
Wide selection of vehicles 4-25-72-12

Sun City Auto Sales
2306 NE Waldo Rd
352-338-1999
Buy Here, Pay Here
No credit check 4-25-72-12

Sun City Auto Sales
352-338-1999
Bring W-2s & drive home today
Wide selection of vehicles
$2000 off all financed vehicles 4-25-72-12

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

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 Jeeps and more!
$0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr.
For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
4-25-72-12


'01 Chevy Prizm
65k miles, $3.3k, automatic, check
http://plaza'ufi.edu/park507, 284-2427 1-
24-10-12

05TOYOTA 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

95 EXPLORER XLT
Great condition, black, 180,000 miles, premi-
um sound system, AC. Reece towing $2500
OBO 352-256-0737 1-19-5-12


. 1


Autos


95 CHEV VAN G20 6 CYLINDER
104k. Mark 111 conversion luxury interior,
CD very. nice cond. only ac out, no $ to fix.
Sacrific $2500 318-9466 after 5 1-19-5-12


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 on Sundays only to Mass @ Queen
of Peace Catholic Church or St. Augustine
Catholic Church. For more info. call 219-6948
I live in the Tower Rd. area 1-19-50-13

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

Buying jewelry, gold, diamonds etc.
Top dollar paid. 727-560-6081
4-25-68-13


*1 Help Wanted

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


the independent florida p j you ever ave
NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
a lliB ar Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St
Evening Newspaper Production 352-378-9204
Applications are now being accepted for edi- 4-25-72-14
trial production at The Independent Florida
Alligator. Applicants should be available two VALET ATTENDANTS
to three nights a week between 6:00 pm and FT and PT. Must be customer oriented & de-
1 am, Sunday through Thursday. Production pendable. Call our jobline at 1-888-463-1954
duties include layout and design. Experience ext 205.1-22-80-14
is preferred on software applications, Adobe
Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat. *00 SOCCER COACHES***
A one-year commitment is expected. needed for GSA rec and camp youth teams.
Please include references and availability Experience required. License preferred for
on application. comr. For info:


All previous applicants are encouraged to
reapply. Fill out application at the front desk
of the Alligator, 1105 W. University Ave.
between 9am and 4pm, M-F Ask for the
production application. Equal Opportunity
Employer.


LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving re-
cord, drug-free, pers ref. www.carrsmith.com
for details. 4-25-72-14

Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
train, PT to start with more hrs possible. Start
at $7.00/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
between 9-4 M-F. 4-25-72-14

CNA CLASS: $250! learn @ your own
time & pace. All you need to be a CNA
& pass the state exam is on VCR tape.
I have a 95% PASS RATE! check it out:
www.lapcnatraining.com or 800-566-4913
4-25-72-14


contact@gainesvillesoccer.org or 379-5979
4-25-72-14

PIZZA HUT-Now Hiring
DRIVERS & COOKS, Part time/Flull time.
5004 NW 34th St. 352-373-7733 1-31-
47-14


S"Copyrighted Material 3


SSyndicated Content

Available from Commercial News Providers"

4 4 I


*1 Help Wanted


Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start
work today! No sales," opinion research
only! Flexible Schedule! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now! 4-
25-72-14

Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and IT needed for various positions.
Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/
employment 4-25-72-14
$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 4-
25-72-14

BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 4-25-72-14

SECRET SHOPPERS
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, Training Provided
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
4-25-72-14

GATOR DOMINOS
$10 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.40 $7.40/Hour INSIDERS
$35K-$50K/year MANAGERS
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com
Or at any of the 6 locations. 4-25-72-14

$100 EACH NIGHT Guaranteed
13th St. or University Ave Domino's now hir-
ing 10 drivers. Closing drivers earn $100 to
$125 each night. Apply @ 3311 W.University.
377-4992. or 2106 SW 13th St. 373-2337
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 NW 4th Blvd.
Across from Home Depot. No calls please
1-31-81-14

POLITICAL CALL CENTER
Phone reps needed ASAP for Political
Campaigns. Base hourly rate + bonus.
371-5888 ext. 111 or 4112 NW 22nd Dr. 4-
25-72-14

EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
Besft nrf-ime ih nl'1 r hob 1


*0 Help Wanted


PARADIGM PROPERTIES
Leasing Consultant, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
EOE, DFWP
352-375-2152 X301
www.teamparadigm.com
4-25-30-14

G8RBAYcom
*Get Paid & Have Fun OFlexible Hours &
Competitive $ *Sales Experience Required
OeBay 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


$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 flr above credit union)
1-31-17-14

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

TUTORS NEEDED for lon1 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







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

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 SpanishlEnglish 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


io 0W







TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 19


*21 Help Wanted






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


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


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


0* Help Wanted I M1 Help Wanted


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


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

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

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

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
NE 4th St. 1-16-5-14

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

Dog lovers wanted.
Doggib 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.


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

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

Local investor looking for implementers/
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.corm 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 SW Archer 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

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 articlate & reliable
371-5888 x 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

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/TTH
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


S Help Wanted ) M 1 Help Wanted


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

PT Front office help for
Psychology Group
2-3 mornings per week
Office experience required
Fax resume to 352-338-7710 1-19-5-14

The Village Market
Haile Plantation Village Center
Hiring part time help 20-30 hours/week
Weekend availability a must
Call 380-0111 for directions only
1-26-10-14

CASHIER PT
Approx. 25 hours/week $7/hour
Call Shannon 284-2959
Ada's Clothes Repair 4-25-68-14

Family medicine Dr. in solo practice seeks FT
ARNP or PA to assist w/clinic and hospital re-
sponsibilities. Salary, incentive and benefits.
Please contact Christie Reece 386-328-2222
or 386-916-4442 email drharris@se.rr.com
2-2-16-14

PIANO TEACHER IS NEEDED
Lessons are at our home.
Must have experience teaching children.
Call 352-275-2062 or gnv32605@yandex.ru
1-19-5-14

CASH!!
Tired of sitting around with out it? Sit here &
make it! UF FLORIDA REPDIALS seeks UF
students to raise funds. Earn up to $8.00/hr
with a FLEXIBLE schedule. Apply at 105
NW 16th St. 4th floor. Academic Classroom
Building 105 or call 392-7754 for more info
4-25-69-14

NOW HIRING FOR KITCHEN STAFF/SUSHI
CHEFS for new location. Apply in person at
Bento Cafe on Newberry Road. Next to
Moe's 1-19-5-14

GEICO is now hiring 1 PT & 1 FT person
who are team-oriented, energetic, profes-
sional, responsible, and who possess an
unstoppable desire to win! For immediate
consideration call Ken @ 375-2886
1-19-5-14

Yamato Japanese Steak House
Now Hiring Servers.
Apply in person @526 NW 60th Street
332-4466 1-19-5-14

We are growing and we have
the following open positions
at 352 Media Group.

Web Programmers & Interns
Web Designers & Interns
Project Managers & Interns

Work with the best of the best.
Send your resume to
Isutherland@352media.com 1-22-5-14

Espresso Barista Trainee wanted next to
Oaks Mall. 15 hrs.week. Alt. Fri am's, every
3rd Sat & Sun AM, & every Mon pm. Cashier
experience helpful. Will train all else. Email
work history w/names, dates, duties, & con-
tact info to : tendoug@atlantic.net
1-22-5-14


EMPLOYMENT NOTICE
Recreation Athletic Assistant
Responsible for directing youth & adult sports
programs; Assist developing and monitoring
programs, recruiting volunteers, Must have:
'knowledge of recreation programs parks/rec
equipment, facility/grounds maintenance &
budgets; ability to recruit, motivate 'person-
nel & volunteers; possess a valid Florida
Drivers License; BA or BS Degree & 2
yrs exp or comparable; & Basic computer
skills; The City of Newberry has generous
medical, dental & leave benefits and is an
Equal Opportunity Employer & Drug Free
SWorkplace Applications available at
City Hall, City of Newberry:
25440 W. Newberry Rd,
Newberry, Florida 32669 and be
returned to Human Resources by
5 pm on Jan. 26, 2007 1-22-5-14

Spend your summer in a lakefront cabin in
Maine. If you're looking to spend this summer
outdoors, have fun while you work, and make
lifelong friends, then look no further. Camp
Mataponi, a residential girls camp in Maine,
has male/female summertime openings for
Land Sports, Waterfront (small crafts, ski-
ing, life guarding, WSI, boat drivers), Ropes
Course, Tennis, H.B. Riding, Arts & Crafts,
Theater, Cooking, Gymnastics, Dance,
Videography, Group Leaders & more. Top
salaries plus room/board & travel provided.
Call us today toll free at 1-888-684-2267 or
apply online at'www.campmataponi.com
1-16-1-14

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.. 1-17-1-14

Exactech, Inc
Pricing Administrator

Looking for individual to administer pric-
ing and contract system. Responsibilities
include reviewing and updating records;
ensuring consistency between negotiated
price and documented agreement; review-
ing and resolving pricing discrepancies;
assisting others on pricing process; and'
providing advanced reporting on contract
status. Candidates must have extensive
knowledge of windows based office produc-
tivity tools; and 1-3 years of order processing
and accounts receivable. Please submit
your cover letter, resume, and salary his-
tory to human.resources@exac.com .For
more information on this opportunity visit
www.exac.com 1-18-3-14

ICHIBAN SUSHI is hiring waitstaff, bartend-
ers, and sushi help to join our team!
Must have 1 year experience.
Apply in person weekdays between 2-5 pm.
4401 NW 25th Place Suite J. 1-22-5-14

TCBY Hiring Friendly People.
Apply at Newberry Crossing, Thornebrook,
or Archer Road. 1-31-12-14

'YMCA WINTER EMPLOYMENT

We are currently seeking dedicated, ener-
getic, people oriented individuals to fill the
following positions:

After school counselors
(Gainesville, Lake City, Bronson)
After school Bus drivers
(Gainesville, Lake City)
Wellness attendants
Wellness instructors
Personal trainers

Apply in person to Northwood YMCA, 5201
NW 34th Street, 352-374-9622 EOE tBFWP
1-22-5-14


RGIS INVENTORY SPECIALIST AMAZING SUMMER at PA coed overnight
* Year round hourly work camp. Men and Women wanted for all ac-
* Immediate openings tivities and counselor positions. Good Salary.
* No experience necessary Internships Available. Visit our web site,
* $8 an hour to start www. campnockamizon.com to schedule on
Apply online at RGISINV.COM campus interview for February 13.
Or by phone at 352-861-7004 1-29-10-14 1-18-3-14


MOST WANTED





















Shannon A.

Lee
Black Female
(DOB 07/01/85); 5'02",
155 Ibs, Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Wanted for:
Violation of Probation
Warrant for Assault,
Domestic Battery and
Criminal Mischief More
Than 200.
S ALACHUA coU1r 1


CRIME

STOPPERS

Call (352) 372-STOP


J







20, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2007


i[[ Help Wanted ) l Health Services ) 2 Entertainment ) 1 Lost& Found A Lost & Found


-Document Scanner-
Seeking a responsible individual who is
organized, detailed-oriented and reliable.
Able to work at least 20 hrs/wk. Prepare
documents for scanning. Scan documents
using scanner/pc software. Audit scanned
docume'its. Able to pick up 20 Ib box. Great
job for the serious student. Submit resume
to bsmasingil@lifesouth.org. Background
check required. EOE/DFWP 1-29-10-14


S Services


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

EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250'
x 160' riding ring, round pen & jump pad-
dock. Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19
separate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-
3175 everglade-eqestrian.com 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.
Dayleve classes avail. Next class 1/22/06.
Class sizes limited. 338-1193 for details.
4-25-72-15

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 $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

Quality Horse Boarding
Top quality feed, turnout & care for your
horse. Room to ride, grassy turnouts, &
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
Beginnis 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


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 li. # 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
Only $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
17-16


1-31-


ABORTION/ABORTION BY PILL (RU-486)
IV Sedation, Student Discount.
Well Woman Care & Birth Control
Bread & Roses Women's Health Center
www.breadroses.com 352-372-1664
4-25-69-16


I Personals

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

FLASHBACKS PAYS CASH FOR CLOTHES.
We buy 10-5, M-Sat. Open to shop til 6. WE
ALSO BUY HOUSEHOLD ITEM. 211 W Univ
Ave 375-3752.4-25-72-18

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

SAVE ON RAYBAN/SUNGLASSES


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

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

WE WILL BEAT ANY PACKAGE PRICE!
FL Seller of Travel Reg. No. ST35585
3-2-82-21

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

Don't Miss Out! Spring Break 2007 is ap-
proaching! STS is offering specials to this
year's hottest destinations! Call for savings.
1-800-648-4849 or visit www.ststravel.com
ARC Exempt. 1-19-18-21

Take a fun class Dance off the holiday
pounds. Learn to clog! Westside Park 1001
NW 34 St. 10 Tuesdays 6:30 7:30 $25.
Good for Tappers, too. Call 256-3742 1-
16-5-21

.BAHAMAS SPRING BREAK
CELEBRITY CRUISE from $339!
Includes Meals, Taxes,
Exclusive Parties w/MTV Celebrities.
Cancun, Apcapulco, Nassau, Jamaica
lrom $599!
Panama City-& Daytona from $169!
Organize a group and travel FREE!
Call SpringBreakTravel.com
at 1-800-293-T443 or
visit www.springbreaktravel.com
use promo code:na55
FL seller of Travel Reg No. ST34486
1-18-3-21

al Tickets


or pet pro
the Alligat


FOUND:
MALE COLLIE
On Archer Rd. on New Year's Eve. Collar w/
no tag. Call to identify Diane 352-514-7457
1-16-3-25

FOUND: Dog on 1/9/07.
Near 34th St. Looks Shitzu Black w/ white
chest and paws. Call 352-362-6380 or 786-
554-7470 1-17-3-25


FOUND:
GOLD CHAIN
on campus in parking lot by bookstore morn-
ing of 1/11. Call to identify 392-1991 ext 215
1-17-3-25

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


EVERYTH IN G FR C 1M..



W\'here tL live. to wh i to live with. to electronics,
motorcycles & rnmopel.I t- a3uti' indiJ help w anted, to health
servic- and errant t n-,tice5. ptt-.. rides ..










i ,,r_ -_ A rlarjr Llaz.l -.:d at 1- I .,' .-


ialligatpo/




~











"Copyrighted Material

Syndicated Content

Available from Commercial News Providers"


LOYAL GATOR FAN NEEDS


University Opticians BASKETBALL TIX
300 SW 4th Ave. 378-4480 All games. 352-871-0146. 2-28-41-22.
4-25-72-18


U l Connections

Want to make a connection? Place your ad
here to look for someone to share a common
interest with or for your true love


S eEvent Notices


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


0 11 Entertainment


******** ******* *
SPRING BREAK A
SPRING BREAK ADS
WILL APPEAR Furry, f(
IN THIS SECTION roommate


** ********* **r* *******A *
Save $$,with coupons from the Alligator. 3-9-87-21


Rides







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

JACKSONVILLE INT'L AIRPORT
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


Pets 3


eathery, scaly...no, not your
...pets. Find or advertise your pets
ducts here in the Pets section of
or.


9


Ii


*


Siv


I


J


II


wm







TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 21


No. 1 Gators defeat Beavers, freshmen show promise


* REED CAPTURED THE ALL-
AROUND, VAULT AND BAL-
ANCE BEAM TITLES.

By RACHEL ROBINS
Alligator Writer
rrobins@alligator.org

Melanie Sinclair is still caged.
Despite winning the uneven
bars in UF's 196.85-193.8 vic-
tory against No. 21 Oregon State
Friday night, UF coach Rhonda
Faehn said the redshirt freshman
has yet to be unleashed.
"Even though (Sinclair) just
showed a little bit (Friday) with
two events, I think everyone
could see what a star she is and
what she is capable of and the
energy she carries," Faehn said.
"Her routines right now are still
a little bit easier for her; she is
capable of so much more. But,
like I said, it's more important for
us to keep her healthy and to in-
troduce small things at a time so
that she can gain success."
Sinclair made her Gainesville
debut against the Beavers in front
of a crowd of 4,011. Last season,
she was sidelined with a torn
right ACL.
On Friday, Sinclair scored a
9.925 on the bars for the win.
She has waited a long time
to be formally introduced to UF
fans.
"I love bringing excitement
into the air and laughing,"


Sinclair said. "I loved (competing
at home). I wish I'd done all four
events, but I'm saving myself. It
was really exciting."
With Sinclair still not 100
percent, most of No. 1 UF's (6-0)
veteran gymnasts stepped up to
the challenge.
Junior Ashley Reed led the


Gators, winning her first all-
around title of the young season
and clinching the top scores on
the vault and the balance beam.
Sophomore Corey. Hartung
continued her domination on
the floor with a first-place finish
and a score of 9.925. Last season,
Hartune won six floor titles and


competed in the NCAA finals in
the event.
However, Reed was most im-
pressed with UF's freshmen.
In her first meet at the
O'Connell Center, Amanda
Castillo competed in all four
events and took third place in the
all-around.


Luanne uleMIzI/ Mlllgaor aLdiF
UF freshman Melanie Sinclair competes on the uneven bars during UF's first home gymnastics meet of
the season against Oregon State on Friday. The Gators won 196.85-193.8 at the O'Connell Center.


"What I've noticed from (the
freshmen) is a lot of energy,"
Reed said. "They are very excit-
ed and really happy to be doing
what they're doing. That's just
great, because they love the sport

"What I've noticed from
(the freshmen) is a lot of
energy. They are very excit-
ed and really happy to be
doing what they're doing.
That's just great, because
they love the sport and you
can tell."
Ashley Reed
UFjunior gymnast


and you can tell. They really
bring the team's energy up."
Faehn's smile was beaming
all night, despite some mis-
takes from her gymnasts. Senior
Samantha Lutz missed a landing
on her floor performance. She
finished in last with a 9.2.
"Since it was at home in front
of everyone, they performed just
a little bit tentatively," Faehn said.
"We missed quite a few landings.
Again, everything is a learning
experience for them. Definitely,
all-in-all, I really can't complain
about how they performed and
with the score they received for
the second meet of the year and
with absolutely different lineups
as well."


UF remains winless in SEC


By BRIAN STEELE
Alligator Staff Writer
bsteele@alligator.org

The UF women's basketball team has
lost every conference game in every way
possible thus far.
Against No. 4 Tennessee and No.
16 Georgia,. UF (6-12,- 0-3 Southeastern
Conference) dug itself into insurmount-
able first-half deficits, including a
25-0 hole to start the game against the
Volunteers.
Then, on Sunday against No. 14
Vanderbilt, the Gators actually managed a
33-28 first-half lead, but still got stomped
in the second half, being outscored by 18'
and ending up losing 82-69.
This schizophrenic play has been one
of several downfalls for UF this season.
No matter what the Gators do, they can't
play well for a complete game.
"I can't even figure it out," junior
guard Depree Bowden said. "Sometimes
we play not to lose, and we don't play to
win. We see the scoreboard and get in our
mind that we can't win. I just don't know
what else is going on, to be honest."

BOWDEN EARNS PRAISE: If there's been
one bright spot to this season, it's been
the improved play of Bowden. Against
Vanderbilt, Bowden scored a career-high
28 points and also gobbled up a team-
high 13 rebounds.


"Depree has taken ownership of her
position and her role," UF coach Carolyn
Peck said. "She'll play a post offensively
and then defensively guard the best pe-
rimeter player. We're not just looking for
her defense but for her offense. The big-
gest thing that's developed in Depree is
her confidence."

DYE-ING FOR A SHOT: There's little doubt
that Kim Dye is the senior leader on this
infant Gators team, but there is also little
doubt that Dye has
struggled in SEC play.
In the three confer-
ence games, Dye is a
combined 3 for 15 with
mmmore turnovers (11)
than points (9).
Still, Peck remains
O W positive about Dye'
ye shooting.
"The thing that Kim's not doing is
forcing shots," Peck said. "She's getting
more and more comfortable in under-
standing that when the shot is there, she's
got to take it."

NO WALK-ONS: Despite having just nine
players, the Gators are not looking for
any walk-ons.
"Right now we're just developing the
players that we have," Peck said. "That's
where we're spending the majority of our
time."


UF TRACK Aii Pe.

Williams qualifies for NCAAs


By DAVID CHAUNCEY
Alligator Writer

The UF men's and women's track and
field teams picked up six individual wins
Saturday at the Florida Intercollegiate, host-
ed by the Gators at the O'Connell Center.
Sophomore Shawneise Williams became
the first woman to qualify for the NCAA
Indoor Championships in the weight
throw, leading a team that also picked up
two victories.
"The goal is to be ready for the
Southeastern Conference and possibly
the NCAAs," UF women's track and field
coach Tom Jones said.
On the men's side, Wes Stockbarger's
third-best shot put in UF history led a con-
tingent of four Gators who picked up wins.
But his throw of 62 feet, 5.25 inches only
earned an NCAA provisional mark.
For one UF athlete, a ticket to the NCAA
Championships is already booked.
Williams, an Archer native, set a person-
al best with a throw of 69 feet, 5.25 inches,
finishing second to former UF thrower Erin
Gilreath, the American record.holder and a
former NCAA champion.
"Shawneise did-a wonderful job today,
we are really proud of her," Jones said.
Williams' monster throw earned her the
seventh-best mark in UF indoor history. She
out-performed her old personal best by
nearly nine feet on her first throw of finals,
and this was all on her first day.
"Shawneise's training has indicated that
she could throw in the range that she did


today, so it's nice for her to throw for an
NCAA automatic mark in her first indoor
meet of the season," UF associate head
coach Steve .Lemke said. "Now, instead
of worrying about a qualifying mark, we
can focus in on getting her ready for the
Southeastern Conference meet and then the
NCAAs."
Williams would not be the only UF
athlete looking for postseason positioning
at the O'Connell Center. Junior Natalie
Moser provisionally qualified for nationals
in the pole vault while freshman Mariam


Kevkhishvili won the
shot put and also pro-
visionally qualified for
NCAAs.
Junior Lindsay
Sundell won the mile.


,- The men also
-. had their eyes set on
Williams the SEC and NCAA
Championships later
this year. Stockbarger recorded the team's
first NCAA provisional qualification of the
young season.
Carlos Phillips (400 meters), Mike
Morrison (pole vault) and Maclel Hunter
(high jump) also picked up wins competing
in their respective events for the first time.
"We expect to be one of the better teams
in the SEC and one of the better teams in the
country this year, and the key to our success
is believing that we belong with the nation's
elite," UF men's track and field coach Mike
Holloway said. "The University, of Florida
expects nothing but the best."


I. .I .


?




22, ALLIGATOR I TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2007


Learn more about
James Trani
and tell us more
abouLt you. Visit
pwc.com/bring it.


Your life. You can
bring it with you.


,rss


*connectedthinking


2007 PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. All rights reserved. "PricewaterhouseCoopers" refers to PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (a Delaware limited liability partnership) or, as the context requires, the PricewaterhouseCoopers
global network or other member firms of the network, each of which is a separate and independent legal entity. *connectedthinking is a trademark of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (US). We are proud to be an
Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


~j6~];~F~
ijs~p~


PM iWITrIk'I](w'rC(.vvf R Q


$19


a


e r






TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 23


Freshmen set to replace departing Everett, Siler at linebacker positions


DRAFT, from page 24


return just two starters on defense, Harvey
arid strong safety Tony Joiner.
The other safety spot will likely be filled
by Kyle Jackson, who lost the starting job to
Nelson halfway through the 2005 season.
The corer spots will be filled by some


combination of Wondy Pierre-Louis,
Markihe Anderson and Jacques Rickerson,
all true freshmen in 2006.
UF will be able to transition nicely at
linebacker, with Brandon Spikes and Dustin
Doe stepping in for Siler and Earl Everett,
respectively.
A.J. Jones or Jon Demps, both of whom
battled injuries in 2006, should fill the third
spot.


Football


Frehmen Jermaine
Cunningham and Lawrence
Marsh, who received praise
from the coaching staff since
coming to campus, should
join the defensive end rota-


tion.
The defensive tackle spots willbe plugged
by Brandon Antwine, Clint McMillan and
Javier Estopinan.


Caldwell's return, however, ensures that
UF's receiving corps will again be stocked in
the upcoming season.
Caldwell and Percy Harvin will be the
Gators' top two receiving options, with
Cornelius Ingram not far behind.
Freshmen Riley Cooper, David Nelson,
Jarred Fayson and Justin Williams, as well
as sophomore Louis Murphy will battle for
playing time.


UF shuts down Kelley, holds Gamecocks to 50 points


BULLPEN, from page 24


the Gators will put up basketball-like numbers
with Meyer's own speedy recruits. But what
makes Meyer's Gators any different than the
standard national championship team?
Youth.
Meyer is just 42. The core of his team is
a soon-to-be electric sophomore class that
should make UF the No. 1 team throughout
the 2008 season.
Money.
For starters, Meyer has been reeling in so
much green, he'd be foolish to leave (which
will segue into my next point, shortly). For
defeating Ohio State, he received around
$375,000 in post-season bonuses.
UF, meanwhile, cashed in $2.2 million from
the Southeastern Conference for appearing in
the national championship along with a $1.1
million purse that every SEC school received
from the BCS.
Combine this with a wealthy Bull Gator
foundation and a fired-up, expansive alumni
base and UF could probably afford to dress
their players in 24-karat gold uniforms and
platinum-based cleats next season.
Long-term commitment.
Meyer is a workaholic who probably
considers text-messaging recruits a leisure
activity. He will not rest easy until the Gators
return to the apex all over again. Sorry Florida
Marlins, Meyer just doesn't agree with your
method of operation.
"In 1988, Notre Dame made a mistake,"
Meyer said. "They won a championship and
were patting each other on the back telling
each other how good they were. We're going
to go like we've never gone. We're going to
work much harder than last year."
Combine Meyer's incessant ambition with
his love for the university, his financial ties
and the herds of commits pledging to play
here, and he likely will be a Gainesville main-
stay for a decade or two.


HOOPS, from page 24


layup or dunk.
"If you watch film on the game, I just
ran back," Horford said. "I didn't go to
rebound."
But the Gamecocks refused to let
Humphrey's sharp shooting rattle
them.
Point guard Tre' Kelley played all 20
minutes of the first half and scored 20
points, including a layup to cut the deficit
to 4 points with 1:45 left before halftime.
The Gamecocks looked for an upset,
reminiscent of their two regular-season
victories against UF last season.
But the Gators shattered any hope
of a comeback when Horford dunked
on an out-of-bounds play 2 seconds
before the first half ended to make the
score 41-33.
Halftime seemed to momentarily
cool down Humphrey's hot hands.
His first miss came in the opening
minutes of the second half when a float-
ing running rimmed out.
Despite his remarkable shooting
performance, the miss still haunted
Humphrey after the game.
"I wanted that one," Humphrey
said. "Anytime I can make a two, I get
excited."
In the second half, UF tried to keep
the ball out of Kelley's hands as much
as possible.
Corey Brewer, Humphrey and some
of the post players rotated to defend
Kelley, but it was freshman guard
Brandon Powell who really shut down
the guard's offensive production.
"We get that defense out of Brandon
every day in practice," Donovan said.
"I told him, I just want you to pressure


him, deny him, do whatever you gotta
do to be disruptive to him. And he did
a good job."


Fatigue took its toll on Keller, and the
Gators held the Gamecocks to 17 points
in the second half.


0 4W 4 4 -
ww -111111 ..-
W. do- -


- ~ -


oHt


Editor's note:
Beginning with the
SEC season, the
alligatorSports staff
will vote on the top
three UF basket-
ball performances
of the week each
Monday. The No. 1
player will receive 5
points, No. 2 player
3 points and No. 3
player 1 point. At
the end of the
season, the player
with the most com-
bined points will
earn the title of
alligatorSports
Player of the Year.


lienniiei LaBiiE A0133OF ST3Tf












Sports
TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2007


ALLIGATOR
www.alligatorSports.org


Gators defense heads for NFL Draft


QUARTET OF DEFENDERS FORGO
SENIOR YEAR TO ENTER DRAFT.

By DAN TREAT and NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writers

Just days after winning the national
championship, the NFL sliced up the
Gators' defense in a way that Ohio State
never could.
With the defense already losing five start-
ers to graduation, four more Gators defected
for the NFL Draft late last week.
Linebacker Brandon Siler, safety Reggie
Nelson, defensive end Jarvis Moss and
corerback Ryan Smith will bypass their
remaining eligibility and throw their hats
into the NFL Draft ring.
In better news for the Gators, however,
wide receiver Andre Caldwell and defen-
sive end Derrick Harvey will remain in
Gainesville for the 2007 season.
S UF coach Urban Meyer indicated that
S he wasn't surprised by any of the decisions
made by the players.
"Every decision has been well thought
out and thoroughly researched and dis-
cussed over and over again," Meyer said
Saturday.
While reports about Nelson, Moss and
Smith, who indicated before the national
title game that he could be as high as a fifth-
round pick, started to surface Friday, Siler
didn't make up his mind until Saturday
night.
When reached by phone, he seemed set
on his decision.
"Yeah, I'm coming out," Siler said.
But ne was still on the fence after
Saturday's celebration.
"It's a hard decision, that's why it's tak-
ing so long," Siler said. "It's still hard, it ain't
got no easier. I'm considering a lot of things:
my family, I'm considering my degree."


A number of UF players confirmed their
decisions to enter the draft following the
Gators' national championship celebration
at the Swamp on Saturday afternoon.
"I'm leaving," said Moss, while declining
to elaborate further.
Added Nelson: "Yeah, I'm leaving."
Nelson, a first-team All-American with
six interceptions last season, should be the


first UF player chosen in the draft, possibly
in the first round.
Moss, who tallied 7.5 sacks in his junior
year, could also sneak into the first round.
Smith will likely be taken much
later, though he paced the Southeastern
Conference with eight interceptions.
With all the departures, the Gators will
SEE DRAFT, PAGE 23


Junior linebacker Brandon Siler will forgo his senior year and enter the NFL Draft.
Siler was second on the Gators with 77 tackles last year.


Humphrey sets career high against S.C.


By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Staff Writer
jmarina@alligator.org

COLUMBIA, S.C. Lee
Humphrey was late.
The Gators had already
crushed the Gamecocks 84-50,
and one by one the UF play-
ers sauntered into their locker
room, but no Humphrey.
Coach Billy Donovan
walked in, but still no
Humphrey.
Then, a blur of blue zoomed
down the cement hallway and,
as he burst into the locker


room, his arrival was met with
rowdy applause before the
door quickly shut behind him
for the team's postgame talk.
Perhaps his tardiness could
be overlooked just this once
because the senior guard, who
was detained by a television
interview, just had the best
shooting performance of his
college career.
Humphrey scored a career-
high 27 points on 10 of 12 shoot-
, ing (seven of eight from three-
point range) in the Gators' rout
of South Carolina on Saturday


afternoon.
In reward for his efforts,
Humphrey was recognized as
the Southeastern Conference.
Player of the Week the first
UF player
to earn the
honor thi
B li season.
The Gators
(16-2,3-0 SEC)
earned a present, too: a No. 1-
ranking in both polls.
With North Carolina's loss
to Virginia Tech, UF moved up
from No. 2, marking the first


time since Nov. 27 that the
defending national champions
have held the top spot.
Humphrey opened up the
game in a frenzy, swishing four
threes in the first 5 minutes.
The senior was so hot that
he clearly defined the Lee
Humphrey Shot a term that
teammate Al Horford coined a
few days prior to the game.
Horford said the long-
distance shot can be taken at
any moment during the game
and is about as automatic as a

SEE HOOPS, PAGE 23


Meyer here


to stay after


BCS title
coach the Dolphins, Pete Carroll,
while you can.
Retire young to Sicily, Rich
Rodriguez, while you can.
Cry yourself a river at home and
resign, Lloyd Carr, while.you can.
Cut your losses and sell your sweat-
er vests on eBay now, Jim Tressel, while
you can.
Saturday, UF coach Urban Meyer
might as well have admitted he would
like to be buried beneath the Swamp's
50-yard line. And he's done his best to
forewarnthere-
mainder of the
college football-
universe: Run
while you can.
"I've told
(recruits), 'If
LOUIS there's a better
Anastasis place, tell me
Louis in the Bullpen because Ill go
lanastasis@alligator.org with you',"
Meyer said. "I
can't imagine a
place better, especially right now. I can't
imagine coaching anywhere else."
Meyer has the Midas touch, the
Elvis look, Johnny Appleseed's drive
and the versatility of Ben Franklin.
In just two years, he has taken un-
disciplined players from a crumbling
program and transformed them into
exemplary figures.
In just two years, he has helped
make young college football coaches
hip. See Rodriguez, Rutgers' Greg
Schiano, Boise State's Chris Petersen
and Wisconsin's Bret Bielema.
In his first full season, he nabbed the
nation's No. 2 recruiting class (2006)
and is well on his way to finishing in
the top three again.
In just two years, the offensive coach
has transitioned to special teams, elicit-
ing eight blocked kicks this season and
a punt return for a touchdown (two
more Brandon James' touchdowns
were eliminated by questionable calls).
And Meyer has converted a shoddy
defense that blew games in 2004 into
one of the nation's best in 2006.
Here's the scary part: The coach
hasn't had to do much on offense
yet.
Just wait until 2007 and 2008, when
SEE BULLPEN, PAGE 23


0 Three UF seniors competed in their final games
in Gators helmets Sunday at the Hula Bowl. Center
Steve Rissler, cornerback Reggie Lewis and defen-
sive tackle Joe Cohen played for the Aina squad,
which defeated the Kai team 18-10.


SThe UF men's and women's swimming
teams went undefeated during the week-
end. With rival Auburn coming up, the
-Gators feasted on Virginia and Indian River
Community College. Read more online.


Today's question: Which football player will be Percent (votes)
the most missed? S.C. 62% (466)
LSU 17% (130)
Tenn. 14% (108)
Friday's question: Which regular-season game Auburn 5% (34)
was the most exciting? (see right for results). [:, 10 .i


748 TOTAL VOTES


B~i~BRI~B~i~


I ,JIJ