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VOLUME 100 ISSUE 98 "' "" ...... v" ..... TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13,2007

UF WOMEN'S BASKETBALL


Peck fired after 5 years, will finish season


By BRIAN STEELE
Alligator Staff Writer
bsteele@alligator.org

UF women's basketball coach Carolyn
Peck was fired Monday, one day after losing
her 13th straight game.
Peck, who will stay on board a la Ron
Zook to finish the year, has gone 69-74 in


five seasons.
This season, the Gators stand at an abys-
mal 6-20 and are still searching for their first
Southeastern Conference win at 0-11.
"I love the University of Florida," said'
Peck, fighting back tears. "I'm very appre-
ciative of the opportunity. This is a great
place. I've had the privilege of working with
a great group of young women."


"I'm very appreciative of the
opportunity."
Carolyn Peck
UF women's basketball coach

The Gators have only three regular-sea-
son games left, and it's highly unlikely they
will make it past the first round of the SEC


Tournament.
Peck came into last season with her job
already in jeopardy.
However, a senior-laden roster helped
the Gators back to the tournament with a
21-9 finish.
That didn't buy the coach much more
SEE PECK, PAGE 19


Friends, family honor slain student


* HE WAS KILLED IN A MOTORCYCLE CRASH.

By MADISON CHEATWOOD
Alligator Contributing Writer

Before his classmates, friends and professors arrived, it
was just Jeremy's family standing alone in the cool, quiet af-
ternoon Monday, watching the 40 chairs being set up for their
son and brother's memorial service.
I Drills and saws from the construction site behind the


walls of the semicircular atrium of UF's Architecture Building
made it hard to hear and talk.
The mother of Jeremy J. Hill, the UP graduate student
killed in a motorcycle accident Tuesday, said
Local the jarring sounds were more than appropri-
News ate.
Betsy Hill's son was studying architectural
acoustics and was a scratch artist who record-
ed, mixed, designed and produced his own albums.

SEE MEMORIAL, PAGE 9


Charles Roop / Alligator
Hernan Rivera, a second-year architecture graduate student, signs a memory poster placed at the architecture
building atrium before the memorial service for Jeremy Hill. Rivera knew Hill from his architecture classes.


Machen's plan


may face Crist's


opposition

By CHAD SMITH
Alligator Staff Writer
csmith@alligator.org
YULEE At a wilderness preserve stocked with
rhinoceroses, okapi and other exotic and endangered
species, UF's highest governing body met Monday
and discussed looming extinctions for the adminis-
tration's proposed tuition hike and the early decision
admissions program.
UF President Bernie Machen
told the Board of Trustees at
its retreat that the Academic
Enhancement Program, which
would charge incoming students
an additional $1,000 per year
beginning in the Fall, most likely
won't make it through Tallahassee
Machen this Legislative session because of
Gov. Charlie Crist's opposition to
tuition hikes.
The program is designed to bring 200 faculty
members and 100 academic advisers to campus,
which would go toward the administration's ulti-
mate goal of cracking U.S. News & World Report's
top-10 list of public universities.
At the retreat at the White Oak Plantation,
Machen said it will be hard for UF to get to that level
without some increase in tuition.
But with newly elected Crist at the helm, it's not
likely that Florida's public universities will be seeing
any tuition increases.
In the budget suggestions Crist laid out for the
Legislature, he recommended "no increase in tu-
ition."
SEE BOARD, PAGE 8


* Stores have be-
gun selling jerseys
of the No. 1 men's
basketball team's
starting five. While
Gators fans have
flocked to Joakim
Noah's No. 13,
most players prefer
another number.
See story, pg. 20.


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M Focuset, a new drug
alternative to Ritalin and
Adderall, is causing concern
among some UF officials, who
fear it will be popular with
students not diagnosed with
attention deficit disorder.
See story, pg. 8.


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News Today


WHAT'S HAPPENING
T-shirt Sale
New Engineering Bldg.,
outside, 9:30 a.m.
The American Society of
Mechanical Engineers sells en-
gineering T-shirts for $10.

Movie Sneak Preview
Reitz Union Auditorium,
8p.m.
The Reitz Union Board pres-
ents a prerelease screening of
"Breach," a Universal Studios
film.

Bowling Social
Reitz Union Game Room,
8p.m.
Phi Delta Alpha, a coed prelaw
fraternity, holds a social event in
which new members meet cur-
rent members.

Career Fair
O'Connell Center, 9:30 a.m. to
1:30 p.m.
The Rinker School of Building
Construction holds a career
fair. About 120 companies will
attend.

Community Service Project
Springhill Baptist Church,
10 a.m.
Participants serve refreshments
to and do arts and crafts with
the elderly as part of Black
History Month.

European Studies Lecture
Anderson Hall, Rm. 216, noon
UF's Center for European
Studies presents "Bards, Beatles
and Platonic Freedom: The
Russian Music Scene in the
1960s" with modem Russian
historian Lisa Booth.

V.I.B.E. Game
Turlington Plaza, noon
Black History Month presents
the Voices of Inspiration and
Black Empowerment Game.

LOCAL NEWS
Bank robbery averted
Abank teller thwarted a would-
be robber by playing possum.
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identified man walked into the
Bank of America at 7100 SW
Archer Road and passed a note
to one of the tellers.
After reading the note, police
said, the teller feigned a faint.
"(The teller) really threw a
monkey into his wrench," said
Alachua County Sheriff's Office
spokesman Keith Faulk. "He
didn't have a second plan in
mind, he didn't think, should
move on to the next teller.'"
Faulk said the suspect pan-,
icked and fled the building
after the teller didn't react as
expected.
No money was stolen.
"We don't think he's a profes-
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he could have gotten money
easily."
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could be pursued by the FBI.
Faulk said that the teller's
tactic worked this time but that
law enforcement officials don't
recommend pretending to faint as
a defense against being robbed.
"If the person had a weapon,
who knows what could have hap-
pened," Faulk said.
The suspect, who was caught
by bank surveillance cameras, was
a white male wearing a red base-
ball cap, jeans and a horizontally
striped shirt.
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FEMA asks students to return Hurricane Katrina aid


By LINDSEY KARLIN
Alligator Contributing Writer

Students who lived in New Orleans
during Hurricane Katrina are being.
asked to give back the money the Federal
Emergency Management Agency gave
them, according to The (New Orleans)
Times-Picayune.
In a recent audit of disaster assistance,
FEMA declared about 100 students in-
eligible for funds. In most cases, FEMA ar-
gued that the students' damaged housing
did not meet the definition of a primary
residence.
FEMA, which declared Tulane
University students living both on and
off campus ineligible, said housing ac-
.commodations provided to students by
the university are temporary, not primary,


residences.
"The issue of primary residence is an
interesting one for students," said UF
emergency management coordinator
Kenneth Allen.
Students going through the appeals
process argue that their housing in New
Orleans is their primary residence because
they live there nine to 10 months out of
the year. So far, most appeals have been
denied.
This subject hit close to home for UF
students who were only about 70 miles
north of where tornadoes made landfall
Feb: 2, damaging more than 500 homes.
UF has never dealt with assistance
programs for individual property, so
the outcome in this situation would be
speculation, said William Properzio, UF's
environmental health and safety director,


in an e-mail.
After the president declares a disaster
which President Bush did for victims
of the tornadoes eligibility for federal
aid is often determined by temporary con-
tract workers and not
directly by FEMA, said
Properzio.
"This can lead to
huge discrepancies in
how (assistance) pro-
grams are applied," he
said. "Perhaps a contract
dAl .. worker made a decision
to pay, and now FEMA is
indicating that they will not back up the
initial decision (made for students in New
; Orleans)."
Lindsay Teevens, a public relations ju-
nior, has a friend at Tulane who was asked


to give back her aid.
"The idea of making people give the
money back is absurd," Teevens said.
"There should have been a rigid system
that applies to everyone to prevent this
type of thing from happening."
Teevens predicted that if the situation
happened in Gainesville, there would be
a massive response from students who
would feel it unfair that money is dis-
bursed with no particular standard.
In the event of a declared disaster, UF
does not carry any insurance for personal
property that may be lost or destroyed.
"It is our practice to encourage students
and their families to carefully review their
homeowners' policies to see if their stu-
dents' belongings are covered while, they
are in school," said UF's Dean of Students
Eugene Zdziarski in an e-mail interview.


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THEY MARK SPOTS FOR FUTURE LAMPPOSTS

By KIM WILMATH
Alligator Contributing Writer


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While walking under the trees of the North Lawn near
the Reitz Union, students may have noticed some curious
additions to the landscape.
Is it some sort of modern art?
A silent, symbolic message from a student organiza-
tion? Squirrel traps?
The dozens of upside-down trash cans actually mark
othe future spots of lampposts.
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-c-ove-r p-p By June 1, new black lampposts will line the sidewalks
where the overturned trash cans now sit.
Maceachem said that right now there are only about
S30 lampposts in the area, but after the new installations,
more than 90 will illuminate the North Lawn.
-- Monday afternoon Maceachern, broom in hand,
walked across the North Lawn and swept mounds of dirt
over the edges of the bottoms of the trash cans.
-, He said it was to help secure the cans to make sure
-.-, the pole-base foundations underneath will be kept out of
harm's way. But the cans themselves aren't completely
Nicole Safker / Alligator Staff safe.
cover holes where lampposts will be installed on the "Somebody likes to ride by and kick them over,"
mpposts on the lawn. Maceachern said.


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Task force will battle crime


By DREW HARWELL
Alligator Staff Writer
dharwell@alligator.org


The City Commission's new-
est expenditure sounds like a TV
show: A city crawls with violent
criminals. A special task force is
created to stop them. Thirteen
crimefighters use guile, surveil-
lance and cash to end wrongdo-
ing wherever it may lurk.
But it's not for TV. It's real.
The City Commission on
Monday approved $75,000 for the
Gainesville Police Department
in hopes its new Violent Crimes
Task Force will halt citywide in-
creases in lawlessness.
GPD Chief Norman Botsford
and Capt. Lynne Benck told
the commissioners that violent
crimes like robbery and murder
had increased since last year.
Though the number of mur-
ders increased only slightly
nine in 2006 and five the year
before the number of robberies


had escalated by about 16 percent
from 168 robberies.
Many of these attacks were
aimed at students, said Lt. Keith
Kameg, who has run the task
force since its inception Jan. 30.
"We want to make it
as miserable for the
criminal population as
we can."
Keith Kameg
GPD spokesman

The force is temporary Kameg
said, and plans to disband in
about four months.
The 13 members come from
different branches of GPD. A
civilian operative on the squad
analyzes crime data and suggests
where the team should deploy.
The $75,000, which will cover
overtime pay for the officers and
investigative fees, will come from
a federal fund paid for with con-
fiscated contraband.


Some of the money will also be
used to pay off informants.
"Some of the criminals we
want information from aren't
the most ethical," Kameg said.
"They sell it. They don't just give
it away."
Task force officers work both
undercover and in uniform, said
Kameg, depending on the situ-
ation.
One recent situation, he said,
involved two men parking stolen
motorcycles outside a local apart-
ment. Members on the task force,
in an attempt to lure the thieves
outside, requested a tow truck
come to the parking lot.
When it got there, an under-
cover officer threw on a baseball
cap and helped the truck driver
rig up the three motorcycles, each
valued at about $10,000.
When the men came down-
stairs and said the bikes were
theirs, police arrested them.
"We want to make it as miser-
able for the criminal population
as we can," Kameg said.


House aims to ease


organ donation


By MARIANNE LIJEWSKI
Alligator Contributing Writer

Wednesday is a day dedi-
cated to doing something nice for
someone you love: It's National
Donor Day, encouraging people
to become organ donors.
The government urges people
to give the gift of life Feb. 14 by
signing up to be a donor. And it
may soon become even easier.
Florida officials recently in-
troduced a bill to increase organ
donation by allowing residents to
register through the Internet.
It will increase the number of
registered donors and make reg-
istration easier, State Rep. Larry
Cretul said in a phone interview.
He said it's an important is-
sue.


"I am an organ donor myself,"
he said.
The bill must be approved
by the House and the governor
before it can go into effect.
Florida's
i- donor registry,
which was
created in the
mid-'90s, has
A fewer than 5
million regis-
Strants, accord-
Cretul ing to a press
release.
The coalition's goal is to in-
crease that number to 7 million
by April 2008.
Joe Pileggi, legislative assis-
tant to State Sen. Steve Oelrich,
said Oelrich and Cretul will file
the bill in March.


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Kotey, a Gainesville resident, at the Unified Training Center on Monday evening.




HEALTH

Few follow campus smoking ban


By REGINA GIACUSA
Alligator Contributing Writer

UF's new smoking policy has been
in place for three weeks now, but only a
few people have taken notice. And that
includes administrators.
Effective Jan. 22, the policy banned
smoking within 50 feet of all campus
buildings. According to the policy, en-
forcement is the responsibility of the
persons() in charge of the facility use."
Deans, assistant deans and all other
university authorities are given the task
of enforcing the policy in each college, but


some say they don't know how to.
"The college doesn't have a specific
procedure for enforcing the policy," said
Allan Burs, associate
dean for faculty affairs
in the College of Liberal
S Arts and Sciences. "At
This time, we are han-
.. dling it on a complaint
; Some administra-
Properzio tors didn't even know
the ban existed.
Linda C. Hon, senior associate
dean of the College of Journalism and
Communications, said she was unfamil-


iar with the policy.
"The bottom line is that well need to
get clarification and develop a plan of ac-
tion," she said.
Only a few e-mails have been sent to
faculty and administration about the new
policy, said William Properzio, commit-
tee chairman for the UF Environmental
Health and Safety Committee the com-
mittee that passed the rule.
There are no specific rules of enforce-
ment, Properzio said, but members of
the community can help by spreading
the word.
Time will tell about how effective the
new policy will be, he said.


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* AN EX-PRISONER OF GUANTANAMO BAY
WILL SPEAK AT UF TONIGHT.

By ALEX TIEGEN
Alligator Staff Writer
atiegen@alligator.org

James Yee's faith in Allah led him from the holy city of
Mecca to the prison camps of Guantanamo Bay.
Tonight, Yee will speak about his experiences as a
Muslim chaplain at Guantanamo Bay and his subsequent
military imprisonment.
Yee, who was raised as a Lutheran; converted to Islam
shortly after graduating from the U.S. Military Academy
at West Point in 1990.
He became a chaplain in 2000 and two years later was
assigned to minister to Muslim soldiers and Guantanamo
Bay detainees. He also taught classes on Islam to non-
Muslim soldiers to help them understand the religion
and culture.
When Yee first arrived at Guantanamo, he was
shocked by the open-air steel cell blocks detainees were
confined to.
"This can, in many ways, be compared to treating
people like animals," he said.
Yee said his attempts to educate soldiers about Islam
were foiled by his superiors. He said Maj. Gen. Geoffrey
Miller, who commanded Guantanamo, stopped him
from passing out a fact sheet about the religion.
"This can, in many ways, be compared to
treating people like animals."
James Yee
Muslim chaplain

His superiors eventually became suspicious of Yee
and what they called "the Muslim Clique"- a group that
included Arabic linguists and other specialists. His supe-
riors worried that he was becoming too friendly with the
detainees and giving them confidential information.
In 2003, he was arrested at a naval air base in
Tallahassee for traveling with a list of detainees' names
and locations and with other documents officials labeled
as classified. Guantanamo officials, however, said the pa-
pers were not officially stamped "secret."
Yee spent the next 76 days in solitary confinement be-
fore officials were forced to reduce, and eventually drop,
their potential charges against him, he said. In 2005, he
was dismissed with an honorable discharge.
Yee said he was jailed because of his advocacy for
Muslims and campaign for fair treatment of prisoners.
Yee's visit, which cost $3,500, is co-sponsored by Islam
On Campus and Accent. The speech will start at 8 p.m. in
the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom.


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It's not tuition

Not according to

Machen, anyway
What the hell is going on with the Academic
Enhancement Program? One minute it's very
likely to pass, the next it doesn't have a chance.
At the UF Board of Trustees' retreat yesterday, UF
President Bernie Machen's pet project was met with a combi-
nation of frowns and raised eyebrows because now it seems
that the Florida Legislature doesn't want to tackle the issue.
A policy adviser for Gov. Charlie Crist said that Crist will
not support tuition hikes, and several state senators have
come forth with similar sentiments. His proposed budget of
$3.5 billion for state universities freezes tuition around the
state because he wants to help families afford college. And
Crist considers the Academic Enhancement Program, which
will charge incoming students $1,000 a year, a form of tuition
but we can't figure out where he got an idea like that.
Bernie's made it very clear repeatedly that this
is neither tuition nor a fee. It's a program. Get it straight,
Charlie.
Let's run through some facts: A huge percentage of stu-
dents here receive Bright Futures scholarships. The state of
Florida pays for Bright Futures. The Florida Legislature sets
tuition. It also refuses to allow UF and the other public uni-
versities to set their own in-state tuition.
The Legislature won't raise tuition because it would bank-
rupt Bright Futures. But it won't change the ridiculously low
requirements for the scholarship because it would be hugely
unpopular with Florida families and no politician wants
to lose his or her job.
This really isn't an issue of the program's affordability.
What's a measly thousand bucks? Certainly that's at least
worth your degree. More than 70 percent of UF students
receive Bright Futures. More than half of UF students come
from families with incomes of at least $100,000 a year. The
overlap between these two groups is without a doubt very
significant. And for those who legitimately can't afford to
pay the money, the program makes exceptions.
In case you haven't figured it out by now, we support the
Academic Enhancement Program. Our classes are too large,
we're sick of waiting at the Academic Advising Center for
days on end even when we have appointments and
with the hiring freezes in many departments, we're pretty
sure UF will eventually need to find a way to afford to pro-
cure new professors.
And if the Legislature won't pass the program, well, what
does it plan to do about funding Florida's flagship univer-
sity? As lovely as the idea of Bright Futures is, it can't be sup-
ported forever at this rate.
Not to mention what UF will be able to do. We can kiss
our dreams of becoming a Top-10 public research university
goodbye if the state won't let UF raise the funds it so desper-
ately needs. What is UF's backup plan? And if it can't pass
this, what could it possibly use as a backup plan? Maybe
it could encourage prospective students, their families and
visitors to toss pennies in the fountains and then harvest that
cash. We probably have an old change sorter somewhere in
our office we'll donate to the cause.
But wait Crist graduated from Florida State University.
Is this whole ordeal just some form of revenge that he's ac-
cumulated over the years against the Gator Nation? That we
cannot stand for.


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Celeb scandals shouldn't rule news


n case you've been living under a rock since last
Thursday, Anna Nicole Smith is dead. I know it's tragic
for this society to lose a former Playmate and ex-strip-
per, but I think we'll live. But the news media will not.
From Fox News to CNN, at least half of the airtime over
the weekend was devoted to Smith's mysterious death.
I preferred the astronaut love triangle story, which con-
stantly reminded me about the unnecessary detail of Lisa
Nowak's adult diapers.
It's one thing for Fox News to cover the ANS "tragedy"
so extensively it's basically a tabloid news channel
famous for putting a conservative spin on anything and
everything. But the real tragedy was when I turned off
CNN in disgust because of its complete disregard for any
kind of real news.
After 3 p.m. on Friday, CNN made 141 references to
Smith, compared to 27 about Iraq. Granted, what these
networks care most about is their bottom line. But where
are we supposed to turn when all the cable news networks
- including MSNBC refuse to cover any hard news?
Smith's death seemed to receive more coverage than
Gerald Ford's.
This country has a fascination with people who are
famous for being famous. Smith, Nicole Richie and Paris
Hilton are prime examples. These women have contrib-
tted nothing to society yet "The Simple Life" was one
of the highest-rated shows on television for three years.
It also says a lot when more people voted for the
"American Idol" in 2004 than for George W. Bush in the
presidential election. We can't really complain about the
leader of the free world when presented with those sta-
tistics.
And almost a week later we're still sitting on the edge


Anuradha Pandey
letters@alligator.org


of our seats, waiting to learn what
killed the TrimSpa spokeswoman,
or at least the news media think
we are.
This is even worse than our fas-
cination with Britney Spears and
K-Fed's divorce. I hope Americans
aren't brain-dead enough to sit
back and watch this assault on


journalism.
For the last decade, it's become more and more appar-
ent that all the media care about is "what people watch."
Obviously, if they're going to force it on us, we don't really
have a choice. The news media seem to have an agenda
to make us collectively less intelligent. The "liberal me-
dia" don't exist, contrary to what Sean Hannity and Bill
O'Reilly say only the corporate media. We have grown
accustomed to being bombarded by extensive coverage of
celebrity scandals, but this is like the celebrity version of
"Supersize Me."
This story is a guilty pleasure for many Americans.
We'd rather see images of a modem-day Marilyn Monroe
than the gruesome reality of ever-increasing bloodshed in
Iraq. Americans seem obsessed with sensational tragedies.
But those people need to realize that celebrity scandals are
not all that important.
A need to escape is understandable, but at some point
we have to accept that there's a lot wrong with the world
we live in. The purpose of the news media isn't to imitate
"Entertainment Tonight." I'd rather get my news from Jon
Stewart's "The Daily Show."
Anuradha Pandey is a history junior. Her column appears
on Tuesday.


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Editorial cartoon not based on facts
Monday's editorial cartoon was incredibly
misleading to Alligator readers. After Sept. 11,
it became standard for the U.S. Military to fly
the speaker of the house. Former Speaker J.
Dennis Hastert flew to and from Washington,
D.C., in a military jet. The difference here is
that Speaker Nancy Pelosi lives in California,
so the jet Hastert used would not accommo-
date her on a nonstop flight.
There are no verifiable accounts of her
requesting a "luxury" aircraft. Pelosi said:
"If they can have a plane that goes across the
country, then I'll take that plane. If they don't,
I will go commercial." The House sergeant-
at-arms, not Pelosi, requested the plane. The
White House supported the idea.
Also, Pelosi never said outright, or in any
form that can be paraphrased, that we can't
win the Iraq war. While cartoonists have ar-
tistic license, this does not allow them to com-
pletely fabricate events. For political cartoons
to be a form of commentary they must allude
to something that actually occurred..
Jennifer Nestler
president, UF College Democrats



Even non-promiscuous can get HPV
I am so sick and tired of people claiming
that any type of preventative measure is go-
ing to incite a certain behavior. The human
papillomavirus vaccination will not promote
sex, as John Russel Bove asserted in his letter
Monday.
After the vaccination, condoms are the
best method of protection from HPV, but


even that isn't 100 percent effective because
of how the virus spreads. And even if a wom-
an waits until marriage to engage in sexual
activity, it could still be possible for her to get
the virus from her partner. Unless men have
symptoms, they can't know if they are carri-
ers of the virus.
About 20 million people in the United
States have HPV, and between 10 and 15 mil-
lion have high-risk types that are associated
with cervical cancer.
The American Cancer Society predicts that
3,700 U.S. women will die this year from cer-
vical cancer. This vaccination is very effective
in preventing cervical cancer from the most
high-risk strains of HPV. This is the closest
thing to a "miracle drug" we have ever seen.
It prevents cancer!
Does Mr. Bove feel the best, most realistic
solution is abstinence for. all? Should people
not get a possibly life-saving vaccine because
it could promote promiscuity? Why not take
into account what it will do? Whether Bove
would consider me promiscuous or not, I am
receiving the first of three shots Thursday.
Katie Stephens
8HP



Women will have sex, vaccine or not
This letter is in response to John Russel
Bove's "HPV vaccine may promote promis-
cuity." Mr. Bove seems to think that the HPV
vaccine will encourage sexual promiscuity
among women. That idea is just ridiculous.
Women are going to have sex that's a fact.
To withhold a vaccine from women with the


hope that it will stop them from having sex
is absurd.
There's nothing wrong with teaching
abstinence, but at the same time, one must
realize that not everyone will follow those
teachings, so we need to protect people from
disease. There is never a good reason to with-
hold a vaccine from anyone especially one
that could prevent cancer.
Philip Weber
4LS


that while it is rather silly to think about
someone forcing a lit cigarette into someone
else's mouth, that doesn't hold true for in-
tercourse. Sex without consent is real, and
it does happen. It only takes one time for a
person to contract the virus, and by that time
it would be too late for the vaccine to be fully
effective.
Raymond Cho
2LS


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Education should accompany vaccine
Gardasil, the HPV vaccine, is a wonder be-
cause it can effectively prevent some strains
of the HPV virus proven to be a leading
cause of cervical cancer. People who receive
the vaccine may incorrectly assume they are
fully protected and should therefore be com-
prehensibly educated about the limitations of
this vaccine.
Some people argue that this vaccine is a
cause of moral degradation because it may
promote promiscuity among those who
receive it. This is a rather shortsighted state-
ment considering that by now, just about ev-
eryone has received some sort of crash course
on sexually transmitted infections, and HPV
is by far not the only one.
The vaccine is worth implementing as a
means of protection against further and more
costly treatments caused by contracting the
virus. One probably will not contract lung
cancer without smoking, hepatitis B without
illicit drug use or HPV without sex.
However, it's important to remember


Vaccine won't encourage sexual activity
The argument that requiring the HPV vac-
cination would encourage sexual promiscuity
is akin to saying that seat belts cause reckless
driving. Protecting women against the nega-
tive effects of one of many sexually transmit-
ted infections is not going to cause them to
run for the next stranger's bed. Please give us
more credit than that.
Many children in this country are already
required to receive an immunization against
another sexually transmitted infection,
Hepatitis B, and there is no proof that this has
caused an increase in sexual activity. HPV is
one of the most common sexually transmit-
ted infections.
Only if we require this immunization be-
fore the onset of sexual activity and exposure
to HPV can we greatly reduce the frequency
of cervical cancer, which kills 4,000 American
women each year. Perhaps if Mr. Bove had a
uterus, such a development would be as im-
portant to him as it is to me.
Kristen Lang
president, Vox: Voices for Planned Parenthood


Free annual apparel, gifts would improve UF school spirit


During a recent trip to the UF Bookstore at the Reitz
Union, I was shocked to learn that UF students must
actually purchase UF apparel. Still new in town and
not a UF student I attend SFCC I had been operating on
the assumption that such merchandise was actually issued
to students upon acceptance to the university. I thought
it was akin to the swag movie stars get for going to the
Sundance Film Festival.
After all, one can't walk down a block in Gainesville
without seeing someone decked out in the orange and blue
of the Gator Nation. I was incredulous that students at this
university who have to work and save to buy such ne-
cessities as food, alcohol and 80-gigabyte iPods actually
plunk down $32.99 to buy the 2006 National Champions
hooded sweatshirt.
Coming from Pensacola, seeing such school spirit is cer-
tainly a change. Back in my hometown, those of us unlucky


James Hagan enough to be stuck there attending the
SUniversity of West Florida more
peaking Out fondly known as "U Want Fries?" I at-
tended that school for a year, and not
only could I not tell you the colors of the UWF Argonauts,
I couldn't tell you if the mascot is a pirate or a Roman sen-
tinel.
However, my bookstore experience got me thinking that
UF should begin issuing official school gear to new and re-
turning students each year. Not only would it save students
money that could be invested at the nearest bar, but it would
also foster school spirit both on campus and off.
After paying tuition, students could go to the bookstore
and have their welcome bag waiting for them. They could
even request which items they would prefer. Perhaps they
would like a nice pair of jogging shorts or maybe some flip-
flops. I'm sure most students would request basketball and


football jerseys to show their pride for the dual champions.
I estimate that about 90 percent of Gainesville wears
UF merchandise every day. Issuing free clothing and gifts
would encourage that remaining 10 percent to get on board.
Such an abundance of school pride would not only bring the
UF students closer together, but it would also give those of
us stuck outside the sainted campus a reminder of what we
don't have and must strive for.
There's no limit to what can be given to students, from
free UF mugs to golf balls to ties. Students assigned this gift
bag will be ensured of something that denotes them as UF
students at all times.
As a humble outside observer, I encourage the UF admin-
istration to enact this policy. And if it wants to reward me
for my idea by giving me a $24.99 official Florida laundry
hamper, well, that'd be quite OK with me.
James Hagan is an SFCC student.


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Film pokes fun at


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* ABUSE IS A CONCERN.

By LAUREN YONTEF
Alligator Contributing Writer

Focuset, a drug specifically de-
signed for students as an alternative
to Ritalin and Adderall, has recently
become available, which has caused
some to worry about its potential for
abuse on campus.
Its formula includes safe, nonaddic-
tive, natural ingredients that enhance
focus, concentration, brain function,
memory and alertness, according to the
Focuset Web site.
It may appeal to students because
it is cheaper and easier to obtain than
other mentally enhancing drugs.
Maureen Miller, an alcohol and
other drug prevention specialist at the


Student Health Care. Center, believes
that Focuset could become a new,
popular substitute for students not di-
agnosed with attention deficit disorder
but who are still looking for help.
"Seeing as (how) this new supple-
ment isn't addictive, is doctor-ap-
proved and has none of the side effects
of Adderall, I would definitely use
Focuset as a safe alternative," said
Brandon, a student who
Public chose to not give his last
th name because he feared
getting in trouble with
authorities.
Although Focuset is not addictive,
there is still potential for problems,
said Paul Doering, co-director of the
UF Drug Information and Pharmacy
Resource Center.
"Anything can be abused," Doering
said.


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But in an interview, Machen said that he's
still holding out hope for the program.
"Until (Crist) tells me 'No,' we're still go-
ing to work for it," he said.
They also considered where cuts could be
made to save money, but the trustees agreed
that some programs, like the one that offers
graduate students free health care, need to
stay put.
Some trustees said that though the UF
community wants a top-10 university, most
Florida residents may not be willing to pay.
Cunningham likened it to the people
of Florida trying to buy a Mercedes with
"Dodge money."
The trustees also addressed getting rid of
UF's early admissions program, which al-


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early admissions
lows applicants to enter into a contract with
the university that says the applicant will at-
tend if accepted.
Machen said, "With some trepidation,
I would like to collapse early decision."
Machen addressed what he called "folk-
lore" among high school students and their
parents that states that applying early to UF
increases applicants' chances of acceptance.
The program hurts applicants from low-
income backgrounds, Machen said, by creat-
ing a "fear of the unknown" regarding how
they will pay for college. Those applicants
depend on receiving financial aid from the
university, and they aren't applying early
to UF because they don't get word about aid
until about April, he said.
The trustees agreed to give him a recom-
mendation about the program's future at its
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intelligent design proponents,
who believe an intelligent power
started life.
The film brought laughs from
the audience while poking fun at
people of both opinions.
"I thought it was an incredibly
funny and fair depiction of the
debate," said Larisa Desantis, 27,
a doctoral student in the zoology
department.
"It made light of both sides,"
she said.
"The phrases 'evolution' and
'intelligent design' mean different
things to different people," said
Gregory in an interview before
the event. "There's the assump-
tion that to be 'intelligent design,'
you are against evolution."
There should be an open dis-
cussion between the two sides,
Gregory said.
"There are people being dog-
matic on both sides of this coin,"
he said.


The Florida Museum of
Natural History joined more than
30 other museums around the
country in playing Randy Olson's
"Flock of Dodos: The Evolution-
Intelligent Design Circus" to
honor Charles Darwin's birthday.
Douglas Noble, head of exhib-
its and public programs for the
museum, organized the event.
A full house of 215 people
filled the seats in the Ham's au-
ditorium to watch the film and
attend the panel, Noble said.
Two UF professors made up
the panel: Bruce McFadden, the
museum's vertebrate paleon-
tology curator, and Frederick
Gregory, a UF history of science
professor.
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t of a about what can be done to
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The noise could have been con-
sidered a prelude to Jeremy's me-
morial service.
"I think Jeremy would have ap-
preciated that noise in this beautiful,
quiet area," she said. "There is some-
thing really symbolic about that."
Jeremy's professors and class-
mates prepared the service, and
his mother, stepmother and two
younger brothers flew in from all
parts of the country to attend.
One of Jeremy's classmates,
Graham Gilchrist, visualized all of
Jeremy's acoustic works from the
past year in the form of a poster that
hung behind a bouquet of flowers.
Referring to the class they had
together, Gilchrist said Jeremy
"brought a new perspective to an
otherwise mundane setting."
Five of the now 10 students in
that class gathered before the service
started.
Local Kar Ho, who sat
News in front of Jeremy in
one class, said Jeremy
used his music as a way to break
the ice. One day, he came in and
handed everyone a copy of his CD,
"Araknophonograph."
Ho was impressed with Jeremy's
talent and said, "Some of us only
dream of accomplishing something
like that."
Ho said he was still waiting for
Jeremy to come into class the day
after his death, even after Ho heard
the news. He hoped it was a horrible
joke.
Gary Siebein, one of Jeremy's pro-
fessors and mentors, spoke of him as
a bright light that attracted everyone
to him and his work, which blended
music, architecture and acoustics.
The musical tribute that followed
Siebein's remarks was a sample
from Jeremy's CD. For about five
minutes, the only sound in a crowd
of roughly 70 people came from two
speakers.
Everyone listened. Some had
'their eyes closed. Others stared into
space. Hill sat between Jeremy's
brothers in the front row, and they
all looked down, listening.
Hill remembered her son as al-
ways having to try everything for
himself. When mattress shopping,
he wanted to know the resistance
of the springs, how that converted
to comfort and how it compared to
other mattresses.
She said the last time this many
people gathered to support Jeremy
was at his CD release party at a bar
in Chicago, his hometown.
She remembered that it wasn't
"a very pretty thing" to hear Jeremy
learn how to scratch when he was in
the fifth and sixth grades.
But that night at the party, she
could tell he had improved. Even if
people don't like that type of music,
she said, they could still appreciate
that he was good at what he did.
Joshua Fisher, another friend,
said, "Jeremy will live on in my
headphones and in my memory as
someone who wasn't afraid to live."








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for faculty, staff and students
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Retirement questions?

LifePlans can help
The Univer-
sirt of Florida has
so mane' retire-
ment options that
it mi w be difficult
for faculn and
staff to keep up
with them all.
One way to
stay informed is
to attend a Life- Sissy Brennan
Plans Series work-
shop on retirement sponsored by the
Office of Human Resource Services.
Created to provide retirernent-related
information in small-group settings.
the LifePlans Series equips faculrs and
staff with the necessary tools to make
informed and thoughtful decisions
about their retirement and financial
Sutures.
The LifePlans Series features
seminars on a variety of topics ranging
from personal budgeting and saving to
advanced directives. Upcoming courses
include:
S"'What You Don't Know Abnout
DROP" (Course no. GET 138'
Rick Fabiani of Sagemark Consult-
mg will focus on the benefits and
advantages of joining DROP and
how to make your DROP mone-
grow; I to 3 p.m.. Feb. 21, Reitz
Student Union, Room 285
* "'Florida Pension Plan and DROP
Program Overview.' ICourse
no. GET 5-3) John Martin. UF
retirement coordinator, will take
the mystery out of the pension
plan with a discussion of available
benefits and options, and hoes to
apply; 9 to II a.m., NMairch iS
Reitz Student Union, Room 28'
"* The Basics of Social Security arnd
Nledicare.' tCourse no. 598.1 Clif
opeland of th e Social Securie,
Administration will discuss
benefit coverage, %v hat benetits are
available to employees and their
families. qualifying for benefits. and
Medicare costs and benefits: 9 to
11 a.m.. March 2-, Reirz Student
Union. Room 346
To register for one of these free
courses or to learn more about upcom-
ing seminars. visit the \Veb at
www.hr.ufl.edu/training or sign on to[
mv.ufl.edu. NlMy Self Service. Training
and De)elopment. Request Training
Enrollment. If you have question.,
send an e-mail to retirement@iufl.edu
Sun. Bren:a;,i
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UF's Black History Monthevents celebrate culture


Notable concert performances coupled
with issue-oriented programs highlight
February's Black History Month at the
University of Florida. "Our Cultural
Anthology: The Missing Chapters" is the
theme for the 29d annual event sponsored
by the Black Student Union.
"Everybody wants their black history
month to be the best it has ever been,"
BSU faculty adviser Betty Stewart-Dowdell
said. "They strive to improve every year."
The celebration continues this week
when comedians Damon Williams and
Darren "DS" Sanders headline the Black
History Month Annual Comedy Show on
Thursday. The two have appeared on Black
Entertainment Television's "Comic View,"


Comedy Central's "Premium Blend" and The d
HBO's "Russell Simmons Def Comedy at 7 p
Jam." The show is free and open to the Reitz
public and begins at 8 p.m. at the MSB Ballro
Auditorium of Shands Stetson Medical Sci- Da
ences building. Gong
On Saturday, UF hosts the 18th Annual of the
Florida Invitational Step Show. As one of Marle
the largest step shows in the Southeast, the at 8 p.
event draws thousands of people. The nine in the
historically black Greek organizations will Cente
be represented from throughout the south- co-spc
ern and southeastern United States. The Studej
show kicks off at 7 p.m in the O'Connell Produ
Center. Caribl
Tickets are $15 for UF students and Associ
$19 for the general public. The cost is $23 are $1
on the day of the show. dents
In a serious discussion genera
Feb. 22 about race in the open
U.S., Brian Sparks and Th
Bruno Marcotulli will share Union
their experiences with racial 1968,
stereotypes as part of the largest
FX television series "Black. sity of
White." The two men Gover
Explored racial discrimina- ad-ho
tion on the reality series as Unior
their families traded races the m
with the help of cutting- "T
edge makeup techniques. more



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University of Florida and is fu

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e-mail. Em'lr, Wii/ri tL,)iu '~,pi'f`L;1
are subcr R-,C "i' Vp!nge


Feb. 14
7:30 a.m.. Community Campus Council Break-
fast. Reitz Student Union, Arredondo Room
2:15 p.m., Center for European Studies pres-
ents "A Current Perspective of Entangled Alli-
ances: Greece, Turkey and Cyprus' with guest
speaker Harriet L. Elam-Thomas, ambassador
in residence, University of Central Florida,
Anderson Hall, Room 216
Feb. 17
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Undergraduate Research Sym-
posium, Anderson Hall


it the

nded


discussion begins
.m. in the
Union Grand
om.
mian "Jr.
" Marley, son -
legendary Bob '
y, will perform
.m. Feb. 23
O'Connell
r in a concert
nsored by_
nt Government


Damon Williams


actions and the
bean Student
nation. Tickets '- -
2 for UF stu-
and $25 for the
l public. Doors
at 7 p.m.
e Black Student Darren "DS"
, established in Sanders
is the fourth-
student organization at the Univer-
Florida and is funded by Student
nment. Black History Month is an
c committee of the Black Student
that handles more than $50,000 for
onth's events.
here are definitely more activities and
programs than when we first began,"
said Stewart-Dowdell,
who has been faculty
adviser of BSU for 28
years. "It is more widely
recognized as a university
program not just a BSU
program.
To view a complete
listing of the Black His-
tory Month 2007 events,
visit the Web at
www.celebrateblack.com.
By Panagiota Papakos


Feb.18
1 p.m. Celebration of Wine 2007, benefit for
public radio station WUFT-FM/WJUF-FM, Reitz
Student Union. Rion Ballroom
3 p.m., Carillon recital, Century Tower
Feb. 19
Engineering Ex.ravaganza. North Lawn and
Colonnade, Reirz Student Union
UlJversito Auditorium
Feb.15
7-30 p m., Orchestra concert
Feb. 16
12:50 p.m., School of Music convocation









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Collaboration is key to UF lawyer's success in academia
Equipped with the skills of a senior administration, Keith said she learned to objectives. This is an essential skill when
academic, government and private-firm recognize that each stakeholder comes to working in a university, she said, because
lawyer, Jamie Lewis Keith comes to the the table with a different perspective, and a university is a decentralized organization
University of Florida's general counsel's collaboration is needed to achieve overall with so many important interests.
office experienced in leading a major In 1999, inspired by the idea of working
university's law team. in a culture of learning and discovery, she
"Working in government was a great left the government to work at the Mas-
transition to working in a university set- sachusetts Institute of Technology. During
ring," Keith said. "You learn to assess the her seven years at MIT, she created and led
many stakeholders' different interests and. the school's first primary counsel's office and
to collaborate with them to bridge differ- oversaw enterprise risk assessment.
ences and solve problems before they arise." Today, as vice president and general
After graduating magna cum laude counsel, Keith oversees the 11 other law-,
from Boston University School of Law in years in UF'sgeneral counsel's office. Each
1984, Keith served as law clerk to a federal of the 12 has particular expertise ranging
judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals in from research and contracting to student
Boston and then as an associate and later life, athletics, employment and litigation.
as a junior partner in'the Boston law firm The goal of the general counsel, however,
Hale and Dorr. At the law firm, she honed I is not just to resolve legal issues, bust to
her legal skills and paid attention to client prevent them.
service. In 1993, she joined Gov. Wil- "I view good counsel as enablers," Keith
liam E Weld's administration as general said. "It is important that we understand the
counsel and assistant commissioner for the core objectives of the president, trustees and
Massachusetts Division of Capital Asset Jamie Lewis Keith overseesthe 11 other academy, and think strategically to find ways
Management. lawyers in the University of Florida general of removing legal barriers to achieving them."
During her five years with Weld's counsel's office. By Mindy Morris


Water expert to speak
at community council breakfast
Florida abundance of water resources
has played a large part in its economic
development in the past several decades. In
recent years, however, the tide has turned
and water shortages have become a pressing
issue for residents.
Wendy Gra-
ham, director of the
University of Floridt's
'Water Institute, will
address plans to
combat both natu-
ral and man-made
threats to Florida's
water resources at the
Community Campus Wendy Graham
Council breakfast at
7:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Arredondo
Room of the Reitz Student Union.
Tickets are $5. For more information or
reservations, contact Florida Bridgewater-Al-
ford at 352-392-3903 or bridgefl@ufl.edu.
Trial team advances
to national competition
The Black Law Student Association Trial
Team placed first runner-up at the Southern
Regional Black Law Student Association
convention in Miami in January. The team

Florida Museum of Natural History
"In the Open: Sandhill Crane Studies," 19-piece
photographic exhibit, through March 18
Galleries
"My Bags Are Packed," suitcase installation show
case by Frank Cunis through Feb 16, The Gallery,
Reitz Student Union
"The Legacy of A. Quinn Jones Sr.: All Negro Chil-
dren Can Learn" exhibit through February, Smathers
Library, Special Collections Exhibition Gallery
Ham Museum of Art
Feb. 15
6 p.m., "IMAGinING TOBIA," Ham Eminent Scholar
Lecture


defeated 28 southeastern teams, including
Vanderbilt, Duke, Tulane, Emory and the
University of Miami, to advance to the com-
petition at the National Black Law Student
Association convention in March in Atlanta.
Georgia State University was the first-place
winner in the regional competition.
UF team members are Camille Warren,
Michael Bolden, Alicia Philip and Jessica
Anderson.

Broadway actor
to give master class
Broadway actor Manoel Felciano will
hold a free master class for all interested
University of Florida students at 3 p.m. Fri-
day in the Constans Mainstage Theatre.
Felciano, internationally known for his
2006 Tony Award-nominated performance
in the revival of "Sweeney Todd," will
discuss theater both as an art form and as a
career using his own performance experi-
ences on and off Broadway, on national
tours and regionally. His other Broadway
credits include "Brooklyn," "Jesus Christ
Superstar" and "Cabaret."
The master class is sponsored by the
student-run theater company, Florida Play-
ers. Members of Florida Players will have
a chance to perform for Felciano, who will
critique their work and offer suggestions
for improvement. A question-and-answer

Theater
Feb.16
3 p.m., Florida Players presents master class
by Broadway actor Manoel Felciano, Con-
stans Mainstage Theatre
Phillips Center
Feb. 13
7:30 p.m., Gyuto Monks Tibetan Tantric Choir
Feb.14
7:30 p.m., Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
with Jonathan Biss
Feb. 16
7:30 p.m., Dayton Contemporary Dance Com-


session will follow the critiques.
Florida Players is open to students of
all majors wanting to explore the art of
theater. For more information on Florida
Players, visit the Web at www.florida
players.org.

Engineers stage
fair, extravaganza
The University of Florida's College of En-
gineering hopes to give new meaning to the
phrase "Engineering The Gator Nation" at
the upcoming Engineering Extravaganza and
S62nd annual Engineering and Science Fair.
The Engineering Extravaganza will take
place on Feb. 19 and will feature interactive
displays designed to demonstrate the im-
portant role engineering plays in the daily
lives of faculty, staff and students. The dis-
plays will be set up on the North Lawn and
in the Reitz Student Union Colonnade.
The Engineering and Science Fair
will be held Feb. 20 and 21 in the Grand
Ballroom of the Reitz Student Union. The
fair will include exhibits that highlight UF
research projects. More than 30 engineer-
ing societies, organizations and centers are
scheduled to attend.
The fair takes place from 9 a.m. to 7
p.m. on Feb. 20 and from 9 a.m. to 4:30
p.m. on Feb. 21.

pany, The Dances ot Jacob Lawrence
Feb. 17
7:30 p.m., The Peking Acrobats
Feb. 19
7 p.m., Miss UF/Miss Florida Gator Scholar-
ship Competition
O'Connell Center
Feb. 13-
9:30 a.m., Rinker School of Building Con-
struction, Career Fair
Feb. 17
7 p.m., Florida Invitational Step Show
"Stompin' on the Yard"


Workshops promote
healthy lifestyles
Living \ell has joined ith Healthy
Gators 2010 to co-sponsor Sworkshops
on the importance of adopting a health
lifestyle.
The "Healthy Living Lunch and
Learn" program is open to all Universiry
of Florida faculry, staff and student
and covers a wide range of topics from
weight loss and fad diets to heart health
and skin cancer.
The lunchtime workshops are facili-
tated by members of the Healthy Garors
2010 coalition and ma\ be customized
to fit a particular need or objective of
a group or orgaruzation. For example,
a recent student senate presentation
focused on health tips for the upcoming
campaign. such as drinking plenty of
water and wearing sunscreen.
Groups or individuals interested in
scheduling a program should contact
Living Well Director Cassic Howard at
302-8'"0, ext. 1. or choward@hhp.ufl.
edu.

Women's club taking
scholarship applications
The Universir \ Womens Club
awards scholarships each spring to
juniors and seniors to recognize leader-
ship and service to the university and/or
community.
Requirements include. full-time

enrollment at the Llniversirt of Florida.
current junior or senior status. a mini-
mum 3.6 GPA. and participation in
campus and/or community activities.
This \ear, each award will be $1. 000.
Scholarship applications may be
dow loaded from the Web at www.dso.
ufl.edu/scholarships/uwc. Hard copies
of the application ire available in 202
Peabody Hall.
The deadline to apply is 4:30 p m.
Feb. 23. For questions. contact the
Dean of Students Office b e-mail at
jackiemm@dso.ufl.edu or phone at
392-1261. et. 236.

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

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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*Ortly 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


GOT SPACE!
We do! Currently leasing
1,2,3, & 4BRs for FALL
Pool, Alarm, Free UF Parking!
pinetreegardens.com 352-376-4002
4-25-72-2


MINUTES FROM UF!!!
3/3's from only $486 per Bdrm
4/4's from only $452 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


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


FIDO WELCOME!!
1, 2 & 3 BRs for Now/Fall.
Pool, gym, New Ceramic Tile
ONLY 1.3 miles to UF
377-7401 www.boardwalkapt.co
4-25-72-2


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unfurnished

Live in Luxury
*Leasing Now and Jan!*
2/2*3/3*4/4
Ind. Lease *AII Inclusive
373-9009
4-25-72-2

Sign a lease, Win a PS3!
Luxury 2/2 and 3/21
Cable*Tanning*Gated
24-Hr Gym*Furn Avail
Leasing Now and Fall! 367-9910
4-25-72-2


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

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


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

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


Rockwood Villas
im 2BR/2BA for rent, W/D, all appliances, $475/
room + sec dep, call Anna 407-448-0573
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S For Rent
B unfurnished

$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
2-14-25-2

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

2BR/1.5BA Bellamy Forge, clean, new
kitchen & baths, W/D, pool, tennis, ceiling
speakers, water & pest control inc. & more.
No pets, smoke free. $850/mo 352-495-
0101 2-26-40-2

Available after March 1,
Walk to campus
Studios $325 to $395
1 bd $375 & $395
Gore-Rabell Realty 378-1387
www.gore-rabell.com 4-25-65-2

2BR Wood floors
Across from UF!
Pets welcome
Open weekends and late
371-7777 collegeparkuf.com
4-25-60-2

MOVE IN TODAY
Walk to UF!
Studios & 1 bedrooms
From only $699
Open Weekends 371-7777
4-25-60-2

Large room in NW home Great neighbor-
hood. $400/MO includes utils, DSL, DVR,
no pets. Prefer mature, responsible non-
smoker. Avail now. Flexible. Call Scott 335-
8209 2-15-20-2

EXCLUSIVE DOWNTOWN APARTMENTS!
BRAND NEW LUXURY NOW LEASING!
Wood Flrs*Stainless Steel Appliances*W/D
Designer Studios*1 BRs*3 BR Townhouses
BE THE ENVY OF ALL YOUR FRIENDS!
GOING FAST-SIGN TODAY! 338-0002
4-25-58-2

HOUSES! 1 to 4BRs $450 $1500, all close
to-UF & on bus routes, WID hookups,
hardwood, central AC, porches, pets OK,
see photos @ rentalworkshop.com 870-
0904, 318-4553 2-14-16-2

1 & 2 bed cottages & apts. $5001mo.
Central AC, W/D hookups, close to down-
town & UF, cute A MUST SEEI See photos
& info @ www.rentalworkshop.com 352-
870-0904, 318-4553 2-14-16-2

"*GOTTA SEE**
Remodeled 900 sq ft clean 3BR/1BA duplex
Quiet NE st. Bike to UF New carpet/paint-tile
bath & kitchen! Cent H/AC. Laundry room
W/D. Non-smoking. $890/mo. neg. 376-7529
2-19-10-2

We're Speciall Call to find out why!
2BR, 3BR or 4BR. Move in today & save $$!
376-2507 or www.bivenscove.com
4-25-65-2

Across from ShandslUF
Summit House Condos
Now Accepting Aplications for fall occupancy.
1 & 2 Brs w/two pools and smart card laundry
system Call Today! or stop by our leasing
office 1700 SW 16th Court Unit A-1 Union
Properties 376-9665 3-8-30-2

WALK TO SFCC!
3BR/2BA new duplex home, 1200 sq ft.
Ceramic tile throughout, vaulted ceilings,
pets ok. $900/mo. 331-6919 2-16-16-2

Avail Aug 1st 4BR/2BA nice large house.
Fenced yard, wash/dry, game room. 2100
NW 8th Ct. Call 339-2342 for directions.
Other house available for Aug 1st. $1375/
mo. 2-14-14-2


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unfurnished

BLOCKS TO UFe3BR houses from $1400
*4BR houses from $160003BR patio
homes from $130004BR patio homes from
$16000 1-2BR apts from $475 Ample park-
ing. DalyProperties.com, Carol 377-3852
2-26-20-2


Beautiful quiet new 1000 sq. ft. 1BR apart-
ment in Alachua. All new appliances, par-
tially furnished. W/D, no pets. $750/mo. First
months security. Call Kevin 352-262-0004
2-26-20-2

Duplex 2BR/1BA. Spacious, safe, clean, Ig
yd, trees. Quiet, CHA, carpet, ceiling fans.
W/D, DW, carport. Near-UF/dntn. 724 NW
19th Ave. $650/mo; 922 NE 6th Ave $700/mo
(Duckpond) Avail 2/28. No dogs. 376-0080
2-28-22-2

PET'S PARADISE No app or pet fee.
Townhome. 2BR/1.5BA. Privacy fence,
modern appliances. CH/AC 1000 SDW 59th
Terr. Leave detailed message 352-331-2099
$550/mo. 2-13-10-2

DUCKPOND DUPLEX $700/mo 2BR/1BA.
Spacious, carport, very clean, carpeted,
CHA, DW, ceiling fans, W/D, furn. Safe
(burglar bars) No dogs. 922 NE 6th Ave.
Avail now! 352-376-0080 or 352-284-3873
2-28-21-2

**LUXURY APTS**
CLOSEST TO CLASS
2BR/2BA available for Fall
www.LookingGlassApartments.com
111 NW 16th St. #1. Call 376-1111
4-25-56-2

Avail Aug. 1. 4BR/2BA house. Hot tub, fire-
place, washer/dryer provided, fenced back
yard, screened deck, carport. 3413 NW 8th
Ave. 339-2342 $1600/MO 2-14-10-2

Avail Aug 1. 4BR/2BA house. Pets OK.
Privacy fenced backyard, washer/dryer
provided. Game room. $1250/MO 339-2342
1330 NW 39th St. Call for directions.
2-14-10-2

Avail August 1. Very nice 4BR/2BA house
on large private lot, back deck, fireplace,
garage, washer/dryer provided, ceramic
tile floors. Alarm system 2606 NW 34th St.
$1400/MO 339-2342 2-14-10-2

Avail August 1. 3BR/1BA house. Short bike
to campus. Washer/dryer provided, small
garage for storage, fenced yard, wood floors.
$1100/MO 924 NW 9th Ave. 339-2342 for
directions. 2-14-10-2

REMODELED 2/1
Just $540 + sec. New tile, carpet & paint. 10
mins from Oaks Mall & Butler Plaza. Central
heat/AC, energy saving thermopane win-
dows. Call Mr. Kristoff 332-5030 2-15-10-2

3BR/2.5BA condo w/screened balconies.
Between UF & SFCC w/bus route. Close to
Mall/NFRMC. New appliances. On site W/D,
pool, gym, tennis & other amen. .Sparrow
Condo. Sublease avail $900 352-514-3425
2-19-10-2

Duckpond
1BR/1 BA apt in vintage house.
Hard wood floors, new kitchen & bath. W/D,
Cute as heck. $500/MO. 115 NE 9th Street.
Available March 1st Call 317-1458
2-19-10-2

Historic Duckpond
1BR/1BA in vintage house. Hardwood floors.
W/D Quiet area, large yard. 3 blocks to
downtown. 304 NE 6th Street. $525/MO
379-4952 Available April or May 2-19-10-2

Historic Duckpond
2BR/1.5BA, amazing location- only blocks to
downtown, 508 NE 4th Ave.
A steal at only $625/MO. Available March 1-
Call 379-4952 for appointment. 2-19-10-2


2BR/1BA FLAT IN DUCKPOND AREA
Hardwood floors, pets ok, washer/dryer.
Take over lease w/option to renew. $495. No
deposit. 352-219-0180 2-13-5-2


For Rent
unfurnished

****5 BEDROOM HOUSE****
WALK TO CLASS, 3 houses down from
University Ave. 2000 sq. ft., clean, plenty of
parking 561-866-8234 2-13-5-2


1BR & 2BR/1BA apts with W/D, cent H/AC,
DW, ceramic tile, private patio. Pets ar-
ranged. Off SW 34th St. Near bus route.
From $615/mo. 377-1633 2-28-16-2

700 sq ft 1BR 2 blocks to camps: W/D,
central air. $799/mo. Call Scott. 561-767-
0868 2-21-10-2

4BR/2BA MUST SEE
avail 8/01. Remodeled, W/D, lawn care,
1.8 miles UF, NO PETS, 3532 NW 7th Ave.
Fence $1400/mo 373-1558 or 246-8645 2-
22-10-2

Studios and 1 bedrooms
Across from UF! Avail Fall
Wood floors, pets ok
Open late and weekends
371-7777 collegeparkuf.com
4-25-62-2

KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY
Luxury Downtown Living
Brand new, now available, 1 BR/1 BAs
Wood floors, W/D, walk to UF.
Call 352-494-6589 2-19-5-2

KELLER WILLAMS REALTY
Quiet area, great bus route or
Walk/bike to campus 2BR/2.5BA,
Wood floors, W/D, huge master BR w/pool
view. Call 352-494-6589 2-19-5-2

SW 20th AVE CONDO
2BR/2.5BA. Perfect for Roommates.
Pool, bus route, W/D, $800/mo
904-382-0286 3-5-15-2

Luxury 2BR/2.5BA townhouse @ Hampton
Oaks next to mall. $824. Avail March. Last
month FREE. Jet tub, washer, dryer, dish-
washer, alarm, overhead microwave. 352-
216-4651 2-19-5-2


Subleases


Sublease @ Homestead on 34th St. January
rent already paid!! Move in immediately.
Rent is $375/mo. Please be sure to have a
guarantor. Contact John @ 407-257-2030
2-16-20-3

Sublease ASAP at Campus Lodge
1 BR/1 BAAvailable
Fully Furnished
$500/MO NEGOTIABLE
Contact 305-898-6651 2-23-20-3

Need a Place FAST?
Short term Lease Available!!
$450/MO all inclusive!!
Large house, close to UF/SFCC
Call Claudia 352-246-6552 2-14-10-3

$345/MO neg /FEB rent FREE at Ivy House.
All utilities included. Furnished. 1 block from
UF. No security deposit. Female only. Avail
ASAP! Call Lisa 303-815-2490 2-14-10-3

AVAILABLE NOW!
Luxurious, spacious room in 3/3 apt. Fully
furn, internet, close to campus. Wonderful
roommates. Hidden Lake Apt. Female
roommate needed. email: anrao@ufl.edu.
2-20-20-3

2BRs available beginning of April in 3BR/2BA
apt. $275/mo/room + 1/3 utils. Close to UF
& SFCC. Lease ends August. Renewal
available. Female only. Call 407-466-0949
2-13-5-3

Feb rent Free-Cabana Beach move in now
1/b-1/b in 4 bed 4 bath apt w/d internet cable
pool gym c/house all included, rent $499 a
month also on the bus stop call 904-859-
3835 2-14-5-3

Summer Sublease 1BR/1BA in a ASR/3BA
townhouse style apt. $360/mo + 1/3 elec &
internet. W/D. Free cable & water. On bus rte
#12. Greenwich Green. Call 561-602-6589
2-15-5-3


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Lexington Crossing Apartments
1/1 in a 3/3. Great roommates.
New ceipet. Furnished. All util. incl.
Avail Summer 2007 Only $350/mo neg.
727-743-8855 2-16-5-3

Female Sublease@ The Landings
2BR/2BA in 3BR/3BA. Fully furnished
Everything incl. May to Aug. $495/mo
Call Jennifer @321-287-6590 2-16-5-3

1 MIN FROM UF!
Summer Sublease $400/mo + utilities OBO.
Located 1 block from the Swamp Restaurant.
At least 2 rooms available. Call 941-380-
1783 2-21-8-3

LARGE 1BR THE POLOS Apr 1 Jul 31. I
will pay $300 fee. Pets ok. Rent $600/mo.
Bus routes 9 & 35. Screened patio. Fitness
center, pool, computer lab, tanning salon &
more. Call Jason 219-1826 3-20-21-3

1BR SUBLEASE DOWNTOWN!.
Avail March 4 fully furnished, steps away
from coffee shops, good eats, bars. Arlington
Square. mferro14@ufl.edu 2-19-5-3

2BR/2BA in 4BR/4BA starting May @
Lexington Crossing. Fully furnished, utilities
& cable included. Females only. Call 305-
815-2456 or 239-770-4623 2-19-5-3

Female sublese at the Estates available
Mar 1. Lease ends 7/31/07. Close to UF
1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA. $539 all included &
furnished. $500 REBATE. Call 407-620-2864
or LLudwig@cfl.rr.com 2-26-10-3


* Roommates


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

Female roommate for one/two female UF
students Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm with all ameni-
ties. Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 4-25-72-4

FEMALE ROOMMATES NEEDED
(2) for 4/2.5 new townhouse, 10 min from
UF by car or bus, all included $425 954-557-
4769/baezwpa@bellsouth.net. 2-23-54-4

MOVE IN NOW!!!
Female roommate for furnished 4BR/4BA.
$499/mo all included. Call Jessica 305-510-
1474 2-19-30-4 -

Unfurn 1BR w/pvt BA in 2BR/2.5BA 2 story
Southfork Oaks condo. Near Target/Oaks
Mall/UF. Quiet M/F, NS, student/prof. No
pets 2 cats on premises. $425/mo + 1/3 utils.
Neg on lease length. 352-284-3961 ASAP
2-16-27-4

Roommate needed in 3BR house, 10-15 min
from UF and SFCC. Rent is $350 plus 1/3
utilities. Current tenants are UF students. Call
Chris 813-789-6032 2-19-20-4

Female roommates 4/4 Univ Terr apt. $400/
mo. (everything included!) W/D, 2 freq UF
bus routes (12 & 35) a 15-second walk from
the front door! Please call 352-318-3014 2-
21-20-4

Roommate needed for 3/3 twnhse in gated
comm. Lg BR w/pvt BA & walk-in closet. New
appliances, carpet & paint. All amenities &
utils inrc,,24hr gym, pool, Bball, HS internet,
cable w/HBO/SHO $550 954-483-4597 2-
23-20-4

Roommate wanted in a 4BR/4BA condo.
Private room and bathroom. Close to UF &
shopping. On bus rte. $425/mo + sec dep.
No pets. Free utilities, cable and internet.
Call 514-3398 2-13-10-4


Roommate to share 3BR home
2 miles from UF. M or F. $450/MO. All utilities
included 904-703-5253 2-14-10-4


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THE ESTATES MONTH OF FEBRUARY &
MARCH FREE! Male roommate needed in
a 4/4 1313 sq. ft. all utilities included, gym, 3
pools, very nice and clean. Only $535/MO
954-873-5514 2-14-10-4

1 Female needed to share 2BR/1.5 BA.
15 minutes to UF campus
Includes TV and water fee. Unfurnished.
$325/MO 352-870-9437 or 352-870-9435 or
email: niesophiajing@hotmail.com
2-14-10-4

QUIET ROOM AVAILABLE
Grad student preferred. $500/mo. No smok-
ing. No pets. 352-373-8545 3-1-20-4

NW AREA. Master BR/pvt BA in spacious
3/2 house. CHA, W/D. Lg yd, privacy fence.
$450 + share elec/gas. GATOR rec room.
Great for grad or prof. No smoking inside.
No pets. By NW 13 St/39 Ave 328-6252
2-16-11-4

Female. Share new home w/my 18yr. old
daughter & myself. I work nights. NS. Your
own lockable nicely furn rm. All utils incl,
$365 first/last. Archer Rd & 75th St area.
Email: rogw@bellsouth.net, Call 335-9712
2-15-10-4

SPYGLASS
Female roommate wanted with 2 girls in 3/3.
Have own room and full bath, share living
room & kitchen. $500/mo. Security gate &
alarm. Call 262-6407 2-15-10-4

BR/BA available in a 2BR/2BA for one respon-
sible & mature female roommate. $400/MO
+util. Available ASAP. Located at Brandywine
on Archer Road. Email yttek@hotmail.com or
305-332-6566 3-19-10-4

House to share beautiful 4 BR, 2 BA 10 min
from UF. Den,DR,Kit,W/D. Lg pvt backyard
off NW 34th St. $495/mo (util/wireless incl).
Share w/ PhD student. Robby 386.852.9247
robbyn@ufl.edu or 386.316.0566. 3-6-20-4

MALE GRAD STUDENT PREFERRED
for 1BR w/pvt BA in 4BR/4BA condo. W/D,
full kitchen, walk-in closet, 2nd floor w/
balcony. Close to UF on 2 bus rts, nice pool
Avail Jan-July 31. $335. John 786-436-1657
2-20-10-4

Female roommate wanted. Close to UF,
furnished, 3BR/3BA, W/D in unit and util
included in rent. $489/mo, month to month
available. No Pets! Call Jen at 904-472-8149
or jmc1908@hotmail.com 2-21-10-4

Female student preferably graduate to share
2BR/1BA apt. $275/mo + 1/2 utils. Call 256-
6389 2-14-5-4


Female roommate wanted for 1BR/1BA in
large 2BR/2BA Legacy Apt. Vaulted ceil-
ings, large screened balcony. W/D, quiet
apt complex w/sec gate. Close to mall &
colleges. $460/mo + 1/2 utils. 352-274-0774
katiesuef@aol.com 2-22-10-4

Master BR avail in huge home. 2 profs
need mature 3rd. Digital, wireless, W/D,
yard service, 2 bus routes, quiet area.
SW Gainesville. Avail Mar-Jul $450 +utils.
davem@ufl.edu 2-16-5-4

1BR/1BA apt available for sublease imme-
diately until Jul 31st 2007 in a beautiful apt
complex Sunbay. $425/month. Feb rent
free. No deposit required. Please contact:
Babu @ 208-220-1820, babu2006@ufl.edu
2-16-5-4

1/2 of a cabin on 20 acres. Newberry
lakefront. Must have pet. Grad students/
professors. $300/mo + utils 330-329-8834
1-26-10-4


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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


a/ Real Estate

PRE-CONSTRUCTION, NEW, & EXISTING
CONDOS & HOUSES FOR SALE
NEAR UF AT AFFORDABLE PRICES.
SEARCH HERE OR RECEIVE A FREE
AND COMPLETE LIST VIA E-MAIL. Visit
www.mattpricerealtor.com or Call Today,
352-281-3551, Matt Price, Campus Realty.
4-25-72-5







Newly renovated 1 & 2 BR units starting
at $99,900 (as-is at $86,900). Steps from
Shands, VA, Dental School, New Cancer
Center & more! Visit mmparrish.com/serv_
constructionl5.cfm or Call 352.372.5375.
2-28-132-5


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A peaceful, sophisticated lifestyle. 1, 2 & 3
BR luxury townhomes in pool community
with many amenities. Priced from $159,700.
Great upgrades and bonuses available. Call
352.377.4977 or visit MagnoliaPlaceTowndo
miniums.com.
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Completely renovated 1, 2 & 3 BR condos
literally across 34th Street from campus. Visit
www.cazabella.com or Call 352.373.3583.
2-28-132-5

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 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 2-19-35-5

Would You Like to Live Near UF?
Stop Renting, BUY NOW!
Free List of Available Condos
www.CondosNearUF.com
Campus Realty 336-3900 3-8-40-5

Woud You Like to Live Near UF?
Stop Renting, BUY NOW!
Free List ofAvailable Homes
www.HomesNearUF.com
Campus Realty 336-3900 3-8-40-5


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
Compl renovated, sep liv/fam rm
Reduced to sell at $219,000
1617 NW 10th Terr. 352-538-7879
2-26-30-5


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NEW 1 & 2BR Condos Starting at $159K
By UF. Gated. Covered, assigned parking
Matt & Tiffany Thomas Realtors
Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc.
352-494-0194 & 352-316-5556
2-27-30-5


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BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION 3
BLOCKS FROM UF Classic New Orleans
appeal with state-of-the-art luxury.
20 units still available. Prices starting in the
Mid-$200's. Call Eric Wild at 870-9453
4-25-72-5

Need to buy or sell you home/condo? Call
Kate Wallis, ERA Trend Realty, 352-359-
1112 or visit www.katewallis.com for more
info. UFAlum... Gooooo Gators! 4-19-60-5

University Terrace West 4BR/4BA condo.
Ground floor, fully furnished. $187,000. W/D,
pool, on bus route, 3800 SW 20th Ave. Near
Butler Plaza. Call Steve @ 352-586-6468
2-28-25-5


2/2 off Archer between campus & 34th St.
Just $129,900! Fully furnished with washer/
dryer & all appliances. Eric Leightman Action
Realty 352-219-2879 4-25-60-5


BUY CONDOMINIUMSTTOWNHOMES at
affordable rate & FREE AIR TICKET TO
EUROPE & HAWAII. Call Nalini Pandey at
352-514-3398. ReMax Prof. Free consulta-
tion appt. 2-27-20-5


READY TO SELL YOUR CONDO/HOUSE?
Advertise in MLS & magazines. Huge dis-
count & free air ticket to Europe/Hawaii. Offer
expires March 31st, 2007. Free consultation
appt. Nalini Pandey 514-3398. ReMax Prof.
2-27-20-5


2 4/4 condos close to UF.
Oxford Terrace & Countryside.
Great investments. Great locations.
Great living. Owner financing available.
727-463-1976 2-28-20-5






THE PALMS
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New 2BR/2BA condos. Prices starting
in the $260,000's. Guaranteed Parking.
Completion Spring 2008. Reserve
Yours Today! Call 352.372.5375. Great
Financing Opportunities Available. Visit
www.mmparrish.com for information on other
available properties! 2-28-20-5

New, new, new...CONDOSI
STOP RENTING.
Buy NOW! Free list of new condos.
www.NewCondosNearUF.com
Campus Realty 336-3900 3-8-20-5


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2BR/2BA Move-in condition
Minutes to UF on bus route. Call for details.
$113,495. 561-369-5813 2-20-10-5

Condo for sale (or rent)
1/1 Creekside Villas, NW 29th Rd. Well
maintained. Upstairs, creekview. $89,900.
407-616-7496 2-28-15-5

Newly renovated 2BR/1.5BA end unit condo
desirable Casablanca East. Newer AC,
W/D, scr porch, Tile dnstairs kitchen, hall &
1/2 BA. Comm pool & bus rt on site. Quiet
convto Shands/UF. $144,900. 352-246-5958
2-28-15-5

Attention! Cute 2BR/1.5BA
condo close to UF & on bus route! All appli-
ances included. Call realtor Barbara Roberts
at 352-538-5836. It won't last long! 2-15-5-5


0* 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





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Jamie Lester

Howard
Black Male
(DOB 01/10/65); 5'09",
175 lbs, Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Wanted for:
Felony Violation of Probation
Warrant for Sale of Cocaine
Within 1000 Ft of a Place of
Worship, Possession of
Controlled Substance and
Fabricate or Tamper with
Physical Evidence
AL*ACHUIA OUNHT

CRIME
STOPPERS

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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


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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 0 Used 0 Buy 0 Sell 4-25-72-6

BED SETS CLOSEOUTS
Sealed in plastic Twin sets $89. Full sets
$129. Queen sets $149. King sets $189. 352-
376-0953 or 352-378-6005 4-25-72-6

MEMORY FOAM- Same as Temperpedic
Save 50% & more. Other closeouts. Twin
sets $89. Full sets $129. Queen sets $149.
King sets $189. Student discounts apply.
4370 SW 20th Ave. 376-0953 We Deliver!
4-25-72-6

OBeds *Full mattress & boxspring sets $49
Queen sets $89 *Single sets$39 eKing
sets $99 *from estate sale. 376-0939/378-
6005 Call-A-Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave.
4-25-72-6

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

Color TV 19" $40 0 La-Z-Boy recliner $40 *
full size bed $50 0 large dresser, solid wood
$75 0 queen size bed $60 OAIWA stereo w/
cd $60 S old magazines -Aero Digest 1945-
1953 over 50 $95 335-5326 2-16-21-6


0M Computers 7


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


*1 Computers

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


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352.219.29M80 usrMMrd
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 5-15-73-7

Computer Problems? Certified Computer
Techs and Microsoft Certified Engineers
ready to help you ON SITE, We speak
Spanish. The Computer Rescue 352-246-
9637 3-6-20-7


-New computer HP printer. All-in-one (printer/
AL-A nm utel r Geri- scanner/copier), desk and chair @ $900.
mp Contact Denise 505-0078 2-19-5-7

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


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

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


MP 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

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

Engagement ring for sale
1ct. round diamond 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

Macs, Furniture, Guitar, More
Too much info to list here, so visit our page at
www.adbiz.com/4sale/ to see pix and prices!
2-23-15-10


QB For Sale


ARCADE GAME
Street Fighter 2 in excellent shape. Set on
free play, but has coin mechs. 352-219-1166
2-15-5-10


j* Il Motorcycles, Mopedsj

** 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
NEW 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 SW4th Ave. Largest Selection of
E-bikes, Scooters, Accessories and More!!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
www.swampcycles.com
4-25-72-11
00000000 CASH PAID 00000000
For MOTORCYCLES OR SCOOTERS
Newer or Older 0 Running or Not
Fast & Convenient Free Pick Up
Call today 352-441-0442
2-28-37-11

'05 Yamaha Zuma Scooter
Excellent Condition. Practically Brand New.
Asking $1700 OBO. 904-509-3060 2-15-
15-11
2005 Vespa Granturimso 200L Scooter
Vintage green, mint! 200cc, 1k miles, disc
brakes, windshield, trunk, matching helmet,
floormat. $4200 352-846-1374-wk,
386-462-1500-hm 2-14-10-11

Scooter Maintenance Packages!
Buy all of your scooter maintenance in a
2 or 4 year package & save $! Check out
NS4L.com or call 336-1271 for more info!
4-25-54-11
***www.BuyMyScooter.com***
Buy A New Scooter 0 Buy A Used Scooter
All on one site! Check the website or call
336-1271 for more info! 4-25-54-11

2006 Verucci Scooter
1200 mi. 55 mph. 70mpg. Runs good.
Blue $700 Call 352-262-3662 2-16-5-11
99 YAMAHA R6
A good bike in great condition. 9400
miles/blue/frame sliders. Email for pics
jtimpakt@ufl.edu. I am asking $4200 OBO.
Call Jim 352-572-6608 2-26-10-11
CLEARANCE SALE
New 50cc moped selling at $895.
New 150cc moped sellingat $1195.
Mini chopper $495
6501 SWArcher Rd. Phone 384-1635
2-19-5-11


Autos u

*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


*01 Autos

CARS -CARS Buy*SellTrade
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!
*** FREE 0 FREE FREE* FREEOOO
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

CARS FROM $29/MO!
Hondas 0 Chevys 0 Jeeps and more!
$0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr.
For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
4-25-72-12

2001 Plymouth Neon
4 door, A/C, automatic. Great condition, runs
great, excellent tires. $3900/OBO. Call 352-
327-2689 2-14-5-12

Jeep Wrangler X 4x4 RED
2002 Miles 26,252 6 cyl 4.0, CD/AM/FM, Tilt/
Cruise, A/C, Air Bags, new ALT Tires, Tow
package, running boards, fog lamps $14,995
Call 352-246-5785 2-23-10-12

2005 HONDA
4 cyl, 4 dr, SDLX. Blk, 1 car owner, very good
condition. $17,000. u transfer title, Credit
Union or own choice. Open to negotiation.
352-481-6197 2-16-5-12


* 1 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.

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


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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

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



On geAig volunteer needed: Blind lady needs
trans 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 2-16-72-13

ASSISTANCE FOR BLIND LADY living in
the Tower Rd area. Need volunteer compan-
ions for EVENING WALKS and SATURDAY
MORNING TRIPS TO ANGEL GARDENS.
Prefer females. Please call 352-219-6948
2-16-72-13



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


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
between9-4 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


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
$12 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.67 $7.40/Hour INSIDERS
$8.35-$9.40/hr MANAGERS in training
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com/jobs
Or at any of the 6 locations. 4-25-72-14


Gator Domino's is growing again. We are
looking for career oriented team mem-
bers. Now hiring Assistant Managers and
future GMs. $8.35-$9.40/hr for Managers
in training. GMs $40k+. Send resumes
to Freddie@gatordominos.com or call
Ann at 352-318-9650. Learn more at
www.gatordominos.com 4-25-72-14


GREAT PAY FOR THOSE WHO STAY! Park
Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (fullday availability)
& line workers (AM 8:30-1 & PM 12-6 shifts
avail) 15-40hrs-your choice. Great work envi-
ronment. Apply in person. 7404 NW4th Blvd.
Across from Home Depot. No calls please
3-30-118-14

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
$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
Best part-time job you'll ever have
NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St
352-378-9204
4-25-72-14


O** SOCCER COACHES***
needed for GSA rec and camp youth teams.
Experience required. License preferred for
comp. For info:
contact@gainesvillesoccer.org or 379-5979
4-2F-732-14


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


G8RBAY.com
*Get Paid & Have Fun *Flexible Hours &
Competitive $ *Sales Experience Required
SeBay Experience a plus *Resume To
g8rbay@bellsouth.net 2-14-50-14


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

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, rockwall, sum-
mer camp and more. Applications avail @
www.suncountrysports.com. Bring applica-
tion to either location. 2-16-27-14

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


DRIVER OPPORTUNITY
Gatorfood.com
Potential earnings $14-$20/hr! Make your
own schedule. Fun environment, great op-
portunity. For info contact Jason 379-3663.
2-23-31-14

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


GATORSNEEDJOBS.COM
Paid survey takers needed in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Cllick on Surveys. 4-
25-66-14



GatorMoney.com
Earn cash to pay off those holiday bills.
FREE gift cards! 2-14-20-14


SUBWAY OAKS MALL
Happy, energetic, fast, reliable, honest
people. No hot greasy fries. No grease traps.
Call 305-773-3592 2-14-20-14


400+ Counselor/Instructor Jobs!
3 Coed Summer Camps in PA.
Travel Paid. Top Salary.
Cool Nights & Warm Days!
1-800-488-4321 www.lohikan.com
4-25-55-14


National Call Center is looking for customer
service representatives all shifts available
30 cwpm, great people skills. Must apply
within 1830 NE 2nd St hours of 9am 4pm.
2-28-34-14


LA FIESTA MEXIGAN RESTAURANT
Hiring hostesses, wait staff, PT/FT cooks,
dishwashers, all positions open. By Oaks
* Mall. No phone calls. Apply in person 7038
NW 10th Place between 2 & 5pm everyday.
2-16-20-14


PROJECT MANAGER TRAINEE
for blind manufacturer & installation co.
Construction exp helpful 352-339-4600 2-
20-20-14

Come have Summer Fun!
Camp Counselor
Florida Elks Youth Camp
24175 SW 450
Umatilla, FL,
7 weeks $2100
June 4 July 21, 2007
www.flelks.org or 1-800-523-1673 ext 251
Scholarship Opportunities
3-23-38-14


Attention Degree Holders:
Free Airfare! Free Housing! Teach in Korea
apply @ www.footprintsrecruiting.com 2-
14-15-14



Earn $2500 + monthly and more to type
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CATERING, FT & PT COOKS, SANDWICH
MAKERS, DRIVERS & CATERERS.
Positive, fun, work environment with flex-
ible hours. Apply in person at Celebrations
Catering, 904 N. Main St. 2-13-10-14


GREAT SUMMER JOB &
THE EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME
Trail's End Camp in PA is looking for male
and female Specialist Counselors baseball,
lacrosse, gymnastics, golf, cheerleading,
tennis, outdoor adventure, mountain biking,
dance, waterfront, bookkeeper and web.
Male Bunk Counselors available; June 17th
-August 12th ONLINE APPLICATION www
.trailsendcampjobs.com 2-20-15-14.



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.

Please send resume to hr@geim.com
www.Gleim.com 2-13-10-14



WANTED
Energetic, serious,hard working individuals
to assist customers with high quality sport-
ing goods merchandise. We're looking for
the best. Full and part time opportunities. No
phone calls. Min. 2 year commitment. Lloyd
Clarke Sports 1504 NW 13th St. 2-16-7-14


BIG LOU'S PIZZERIA
Now hiring pizza makers, cooks, servers,
and delivery drivers. Earn top pay. Serious
workers only 5 SE 2nd Ave. Downtown.
2-21-15-14

Accounting/Business major to maintain
Quickbooks for company in Alachua.
Responsibilities include invoicing, quarterly
reports, A/R, A/P, payroll, reconciliation of
statements, and budget reports. 8-10 hrs
wk/ $11.00 an hr. Flexible schedule. Strong
experience with Quickbooks required. E-mail
resume to Bioenergeticspress@gmail.com.
2-16-6-14

Earn Extra $
The City of Gainesville is looking for
BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL OFFICIALS
For more info call 352-334-5053 2-15-20-14


SECURITY STAFF
Needed at local bar on University Ave. Start
immediately. 352-302-5886. Serious inquires
only. 2-16-10-14


*Dancers Needed*
For adult entertainment company. Make
$1000+/wk. Flex schedule 378-3312 2-28-
18-14


DRIVERS WANTED
For flower shop for Valentine's. Apply in per-
son 635 NW 13th St. 2-14-8-14


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Needed Seasonal. Apply in person 635 NW
13th St. Suite C. 2-13-5-14


PINCH A PENNY
5010 NW 34th St. Full time/Part time. Sales
Associates. Apply in person 2-20-10-14


Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q in Gainesville
is looking for Assistant Managers! We
offer competitive pay and a smoking' ben-
efit package including 401(k)! Please fax
your resume to 407-475-3393 or email to
cschatz@sonnysbbq.com for a great op-
portunityl For hourly positions,, stop by your
local Sonny's Mon-Fri between 2-4 to apply!
2-13-5-14


Programmer/Scripter Looking for student
computer programming geek. PHP, CSS,
mysql, linux, pfd generation. My last guy left
for Law school after 3 years. Send resume
to: david@gainesvillemedicaldirectory.com
2-14-5-14



NANNY WANTED
Mornings and afternoons for transportation
and tutoring of 4 kids. Email avail and re-
sume to stlane@bellsouth.net 2-21-10-14


MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR
Part-time weekends, overnight. Technical
exp. preferred. Fax resume WGFL-TV 352-
371-9353 or email hrdept@cbsgainesville.co
m DFWP, EQE 2-28-14-14


KITCHEN PREP FT DAYS
Mon thru Fri. apply in person between 3 &
5pm NAPOLATANO'S 606 NW 75th St. 2-
14-4-14




Psychiatric Aide/Unit Treatment Spec

Positions located in Gain"l!le and function
as direct caretakers in max security mental
health treatment facility for adult males.
Requires flexible availability for shift as-
signment. State Government positions with
excellent benefits. May require occasional
overtime. Base salary $23,064 ($11.09 hrly)

Minimum qualifications require either:
College coursework w/courses in social/
behavioral sciences OR Two years work exp
in a direct care facility OR Completion of our
paid training program. (Note: Trainees will be
paid at 10% below base until completion of
program)

To Apply Contact either Lori Ross 352-264-
8250 or Grady Carthon 352-264-8248

OR apply online at https://peoplefirst.myflori
da.com When accessing the website, select
North Florida, Alachua County, Psychiatry
and Counseling. 2-15-5-14




PART TIME CLEANERS
No experience necessary. No weekends.
Flexible daytime hrs. Excellent pay. $10/hr.
Clean vacant apts. Call 378-8252 4-12-
40-14


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Medical Office
Assistant Manager Trainee
Full-time or part-time leading to full-time for
growing Dermatology office. Ideal position
for person with BA in business or similar
*degree with interest in health care admin-
istration. Must leam all aspects of billing,
collections, accounts payable and receiv-
able, appointment scheduling and front office
management. Excellent salary and benefits
for motivated individual. Fax resume to 352-
332-2966 2-15-5-14

TEACH ENGLISH
WORLDWIDE
Would you like to take a semester off? What
are your plans when you graduate?
Would you like to travel, live and work-
abroad? American TESOL Institute
provides in-class and on-line TESOL
certification programs, career counsel-
ing and guaranteed lifetime placement
services. Attend a Free informative seminar
in Gainesville. Florida on Saturday, 3 March,
2007. Space is limited, prior registration
required. Call 352-874-8152 or email
FTS@americantesol.com for additional info.
2-23-10-14



$500 Sign on Bonus
for Motivated, Agressive, Professionals.
Up to 100k yr. Pd vaca & Benefits. Call
Samantha 352-368-6645 2-16-5-14


HIRING
DRIVERS & PIZZA MAKERS
Apply @ Five Star Pizza 210 SW 2nd Ave.
375-5600 2-23-10-14


DELL CAMPUS REPS NEEDED
Promote a top 30 company to gain real-
world business & marketing experience!
www.RepNation.com/Dell to apply. 2-16-
5-14



Teachers Needed
Imagine Leaming Center 371-5450. Taking
applications from reliable, creative individu-
als who enjoy working with children. 2-23-
10-14


Orthodontic sterilization/lab technician. Mon-
Thur 1 30-5pm. Will train reliable, punctual
person with good manual dexterity to commit
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questions@ptorthodontics.com 2-16-5-14


YMCA EMPLOYMENT

We are currently seeking dedicated, ener-
getic, people-oriented individuals to full avail-
able positions. We offer flexible hours and
fun atmosphere for the following positions:

After school Counselors
(Northwood and Southwest locations)
After school Bus Drivers (M-F)
Maintenance Staff
Wellness Attendant (Evening/Weekends)
Gymnastic counselors
(After school/Preschool/Birthday party)

Apply in person
Northwood YMCA 5201 NW 34th Street
352-374-9622
EOE DFWP
2-16-5-14

Part time (8-12 hours per week) child care
needed for 2 children, (ages 2 yrs & 5
months). Must be available to come to our
home every Tues and Thurs afternoon and
have-flexibility in the evenings and mornings
for addl hours. Reliable transportation a must.
Send resume to adamvorhis@hotmail.com.
2-16-5-14


If you would like to work in the health care
y field with daily pay, monthly residual income,
free benefits package &401K plan. Call 863-
557-1579 or visi www.freedomathometeam.c
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New Business Seeks Evening Sales Reps.
$7-$10/hr guaranteed, Paid Training, Paid
Weekly, Flexible Schedule. Leave Message
@ 352-377-2573 2-26-10-14


LEGAL RESEARCHER NEEDED
email: chachaangelina@yahoo.com 2-19-
5-14


Web Developer -PT, students are welcome
to apply! Graphic design experience a
plus. Please send resumes/availability to
jobs@gothicsoftware.com 2-19-5-14


PT RECEPTIONIST
Needed for busy salon. Must be friendly,
efficient & have neat appearance. Apply in
person Gallery of Hair Design, 5109 NW
39th Ave. 2-19-5-14


SERVER WANTED
For trendy hookah lounge. Contact Tim 561-
543-3320. Experience and a smile a must.
2-19-5-14


MUSCLES WANTED
Muscular models & bodybuilders needed for
websites. No exp. nec. Respond with photo
to info@floridamuscle.com. More info at
FloridaMuscle.com. Easily & quickly make
$200+ 2-26-10-14

The King
is looking for a few good people
Burger King is currently hiring
Restaurant & Assistant Managers.
We offer:
Health Ins.
Dental Plans
Paid Vacations
Free Meals
0 Training
Excellent Wages & Bonuses
Please fax resume
to
352-332-3834
2-19-5-14


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FT entery level position. Salary, com-
mission, mileage & benefits. EOEIDFWP.
Email resume to: empoloyment@csi-
florida.com and reference "Alligator"
2-26-10-14


BABYSITTER NEEDED
Pickup child from school Hours from 1:45-5:
30pm M-F. Call & leave msg 495-3964 or call
David 317-1503 2-19-5-14


Winter / Spring Positions Available
Earn up to $150 per day. Exp not Required.
Undercover shoppers needed To Judge
Retail and Dining Establishments. Call: 800-
491-5371 2-13-1-14


Spend your summer in a lakefront cabin in
Maine. If you're looking to spend this sum-
mer outdoors, have fun while you work, and
make lifelong friends, then look no further.
Camp Mataponi, a residential girls camp
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crafts, skiing, life guarding, WSI, boat driv-
ers), Ropes Course, Tennis, H.B. Riding,
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Dance, Videography, Group Leaders & more.
Top salaries plus room/board & travel provid-
ed. Call us today toll free at 1-888-684-2267
or apply online at www.campmataponi.com
2-13-1-14



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


HYPNOTIST-Stop smoking. Improve mem-
ory & concentration. Eliminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Learn self-hypnosis.
Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans XAPH,
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.
Day/eve/wkend 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

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

1-ON-I-TUTORING
with a Yale Masters Guru to help you get that
"A", from Biology to Business to Marketing.
Call Terry at 372-3333. Limited Space.
2-23-15-15

MATH & PHYSICS TUTOR
First hour FREE. 10 years of experience.
Bilingual. Call Francisco at 352-494-8582
2-13-5-15

TutorGatoF.com
Search tutors for all UF and Santa Fe cours-
es! Exam reviews, problem solving sessions,
get the help you need! 3-9-20-15

ALGEBRA TUTOR
Really understand algebra.
Low rates, free consultation.
Call Tom 352-262-6423 2-19-5-15



* ] Health Services

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


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


UNPLANNED PREGNANCY? Confidential,
compassionate adoption advice. Expenses
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4-25-72-16

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ONLINE COUNSELING
Licensed, PhD. Additions,
Food4ssues, Depression, Stress
$35/hour. http://www.Dr-ls-ln.com
4-25-72-16

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

PSYCHOTHERAPY/COUNSELING
Experienced, licensed therapist.
Very affordable sliding scale
Free consultation
Call Tom 352-262-6423 2-19-5-16


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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 WUniv
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

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


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here look for someone to share a common
interest with or for your true love

WILD HOOK-UP DATELINE
800-409-MEET
3-7-25-19


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

FREE CLAST WORKSHOP
This UF Teaching Center workshop helps
students with the ELS, ESSAY and MATH
sections. ELS and Essay on W 2/14 from 4:
00-5:30; MATH on T 2/13 & R 2/15 from 6:00-
8:00pm. Call 392-2010 to register 2-13-4-20


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SPRING BREAK ADS
WILL APPEAR
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WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKET
Every Sat & Sun Hwy 301
15 min from Gainesville 486-2255
4-25-72-21


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


BAHAMAS PLATINUM PACKAGE
*Spring Break Exclusive*

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

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

Appalachia Travel
1-800-867-5018
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WE WILL BEAT ANY PACKAGE PRICE!
FL Seller of Travel Reg. No. ST35585
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LOYAL GATOR FAN NEEDS

BASKETBALL TIX
All games. 352-871-0146. 2-28-41-22.


GMG TRANSPORT
23 Yrs. as the Official So. Fl. Bus
Depart: Th & Fr 2:00 & 4:30PM/reverse
$45 r/t Mia-FtL/Pomp-WPB-FtP.
336-7026 www.GMGTRANS.com
4-25-72-23

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


* Pets


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


FOUND: POCKET KNIFE Your roommate hasn't done the dishes in
behind old HUB by vending machines. Call to How long?! Find a better dishwasher in the
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Peck unable to bring in top recruits


PECK, from page 1


time.
"Last year would not have
been the appropriate time
to do this, but there were
some red flags," UF athletics
director Jeremy Foley said.
"Unfortunately, some of those
red flags came to fruition.".
Foley cited poor recruiting
and an unbalanced roster as
problems.
While she repeated her love
for the Gators, Peck acknowl-
edged that a change needed to
be made.
"Just like I told the team,
there's a reason why the
University of Florida ranks
among the best in athletics
year in and year out," she said.
"That's because Jeremy Foley
has the guts to make tough
decisions in order to have the
best programs. The job wasn't
getting done, or not done as
soon as it needed to be."
Peck signed with UF in
April 2002 sporting a sterling
reputation.
She had won a national title
at Purdue in 1999 and coached
the WNBA's Orlando Miracle.
But her past success did
not translate into glory in
Gainesville, partly because of
her inability to bring in elite
recruits.
"Ballplayers I don't
care where they come from,"
Foley said. "We need ballplay-
ers. Recruiting in some form
or fashion is the key to this
conversation. Whether it's
women's basketball, football,
baseball, track, tennis or golf,
you name it. Recruiting is the
key.
"The mindset at the
University of Florida is to come
in and hope we can finish in the
middle of the pack. I don't care
what sport you play. Is it going


to happen overnight? No. Is it
going to take a huge amount of
effort? Yes."
Foley said that he won't
name potential suitors yet,
but the search will start im-
mediately and will take several
weeks.
Written statements were re-
leased from players, who will
not be available for comment
the rest of the season.


"It feels like a shock more
than anything because I wasn't
expecting the time of it," se-
nior guard Kim Dye said in
the statement. "Obviously, it's
disappointing, and it's kind
of a downer right now. We've
fought through so much this
season, and we're not going to
quit now. We haven't given up
on each other and Coach Peck
isn't either."

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No. 13 nets highest sales


HOOPS, from page 20


the one I wear."
Humphrey was tickled by
the thought of the Gators' big
men sporting the jersey.
"That'd be fanny,"
Humphrey said. "I'd like to see
it. That's a pretty good compli-
ment."
Forward Corey Brewer, how-
ever, had someone else in mind.
"I might wear a Chris
Richard jersey if they had one,"
Brewer said.
Unfortunately for Brewer,
they don't have one, but Richard
didn't mind the snub.
"To me, it's just another shirt
that anybody can get," Richard
said. "It doesn't mean a whole
lot.
"I'm sure one or two people
may like me, but it's not really a
big deal."
Richard said that was the
first he heard of Brewer's re-
mark and was grateful for his
teammate's support.


NICK-EL, from page 20

But, again, inconsistency plagued
this part of her coaching repertoire.
Only Kim Dye and Briana Phillips,
rarely used until this season, remain
from her first recruiting class.
Depree Bowden is the lone junior'
on the team.
Only Sharielle Smith from this
year's class has shown promise, while
freshmen LaKendra Phillips and
LaToya Bullard have left.
Did the success of other UF pro-
grams have an effect on Peck's firing?
Probably, but it wasn't a major
factor.
Peck was brought in to compete
with the best in the SEC, and she


"I think I'd wear mine, too, if
I was him," Richard said. "No,
I'm joking. We joke around with
that kind of stuff.
"We look to see who has the
most jerseys when we shoot
around."
Although the NCAA does
not allow names to be printed .
on the jerseys
or for play-
ers to receive
Royalties, the
numbers are
obviously
': 'I" extensions of
Richard the players.
Richard Still, the
players weren't too peeved
about missing out on some
extra cash.
"Itd be nice to have my
little piece of the pie, but it goes
to the school," Horford said.
"We'll receive it in different
ways at the basketball facility."
Olander said Gators fans can
expect to see numbers of certain
football players for the upcom-
ing season.


couldn't do that year after year.
Foley will find somebody who
can, whether it be a big name like Van
Chancellor or a young hotshot like
UNC-Charlotte's Amanda Butler, a
UF alum.
I applaud Peck for her never-say-
die mentality.
This team has not folded, And I
expect the Gators to win one for Peck
at Alabama on Sunday before bow-
ing out in the first round of the SEC
Tournament. The Crimson Tide are
also winless in the SEC.
As a former member of the media,
Peck was well-spoken and always
truthful, something I've learned is a
rare commodity during my short time
in this business.
This move is the right one for UF
and maybe for Peck, too.


Golfers stand two shots behind Pepperdine at opening round in California


ROUNDUP, from age 20


We put our pants on the same way they put
theirs on," Durant said. "Our youth may play
a part in it, but we are excited to play a team
from a top conference like the (Southeastern
Conference)."
Tonight's matchup will pit UF freshman
Kevin Chapman against FAMU sophomore
Chad Smith. Smith struggled in his first two
games, mounting an 0-2 record in a start
against Savannah State and a relief appear-
ance against Jacksonville.
Meanwhile, Chapman will make his first
trip to the mound for the Gators and will be
the second freshman starter in a row for UE.
On Sunday, Billy Bullock threw 5.2 score-
less innings in a win against VMI.
"We're excited about Kevin. He had a
great fall and pitched well this preseason,"
McMahon said. "I'm anxious to see how he
responds to a starting challenge. He's got the
ability to be an outstanding pitcher here."
The Gators will likely have to do without
junior third baseman Brandon McArthur, who


injured his arm in Friday's loss.
Freshman Clayton Pisani filled in for
McArthur against VMI and would be his re-
placement should he not play.
"Injuries to key players make things a lot
more difficult," McMahon said, "but I've al-
ways viewed those as opportunities for other
players to move forward."

GOLFERS IN SECOND: The UF women's golf
team knew it could play better than it did in
the fall. After not finishing better than fifth in
any of its tournaments, the No. 21 Gators re-
mained optimistic heading into the spring.
With a squad that returned all five players
from last year's NCAA berth, the team be-
lieved it could play better than it has so far.
On Monday, they were proven right.
Opening their spring season at the
Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge in
Palos Verdes Estates, Calif., the Gators fin-
ished their first day of action with a combined
299 (15 over par), good enough for second
place and only two shots behind first-place,
No. 8 Pepperdine.
Coach Jill Briles-Hinton said the team's


"This is a hard course, but the
team kept their heads together
and played well. I'm proud of the
girls for keeping their confidence
and persevering through this chal-
lenge."
Jill Briles-Hinton
UF women's golf coach

performance was positive and showed her
golfers could respond to the challenge.
"This is a hard course, but the team kept
their heads together and played well," Briles-
Hinton said. "I'm proud of the girls for keep-
ing their confidence and persevering through
this challenge."
The tournament features 13 top-25 teams
and four top-10 teams, including No. 2
Arizona State, No. 9 Oklahoma State and
No. 10 UCLA. In the fall, the Gators had
trouble keeping their lineup steady, with
junior Sandra Gal and sophomore Mallory
Blackwelder missing time. Heading into the


spring, the team is at full strength and on
Monday, the results were apparent.
In the fall, the Gators relied heavily on Gal
to carry them. Monday's opening round dis-
played their balance and depth. Sophomore
Ornella Jouven and junior Whitney Myers led
the way for the Gators, both turning in scores
of 74 (3 over) on the day.
Junior Tiffany Chudy shot 75 (4 over), while
Gal carded a 76 (5 over) and Blackwelder fin-
ished the day with a 79 (8 over).
Briles-Hinton said the balance will be key
to the team's success in the spring and today's
unlikely leaders came as no surprise.
"Omella has been steady for us all ?ear,"
she said. "With Omella scoring in the low 70s,
we have five solid players, and that's exactly
what you need for a successful golf team."
As for Myers, Briles-Hinton believes this
may have been her breakout performance.
"Whitney (Myers) came out strong today,"
she said. "To come out here and shoot a 74 on
this difficult golf course in her first round of
this three-day tournament is very commnend-
able."
DANNY KLEIN












Sports
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2007


ALLIGATOR
www.alligatorSports.org


Starters' jerseys fly off shop shelves

By JENNA MARINA
r- Alligator Staff Writer
jmarina@alligator.org


The UF men's basketball team is no longer No. 1
- at least when it comes to jerseys.
In the past, fans could only find No. 1 jerseys hang-
ing from the clothing racks.
All that changed last month when the starting five's
jerseys, minus last names, hit stores for wholesale.
"I's pretty cool," forward Al Horford said. "I know
people that have been wanting to do that for a while.
It's just nice that they get to buy them."
And it seems everyone wants to get their hands on
them, including the players' parents.
Linda Olander, co-owner of Gators Plus apparel
shop, said Sidney Green, Taurean
Green's father and former NBA
player, came in looking for a No. 11
jersey in size XXXL, but the shop
Men's didn't have any that large in stock.
Basketball Even the employees, who can
stare at the'jerseys all day, were ex-
cited about the new concept.
"The employees were like, 'Ahh! Lee Humphrey
jerseys,'" said Jillian Barnhart, a Gators Plus associate
and third-year UF student.
Barnhart said the No. 12 jerseys have been popular
among female customers.
The jerseys cost $50 at Gators Plus and Gator
SportShop.
Sizes range from small to XXL, depending on the
store, and while neither shop sells youth sizes, children
are still buying the smallest jerseys they can find.
Olander said Joakim Noah jerseys were ordered
more than the others, and representatives from both
ston.-said his number has been selling the most, espe-
cially among children.
S But ask the players whose number they'd pick to
wear and lucky No. 13 isn't the first choice.
"I would probably have to go with Lee Humphrey,"
Horford said. "Show love to Lee."
And Horford isn'tthe only one.
"I'd wear 12," senior Chris Richard said. "That'd be


By MIKE MCCALL
Alligator Writer


The UF baseball team will look to gath-
er some momentum before this weekend's
series with Miami when they host Florida
A&M tonight at 6:30.
The Gators (1-2) will need a win to get
their record to .500 after losing two out
of three to Virginia Military Institute last
weekend.
"The midweek schedule is such a criti-
cal part of getting in a position to be suc-
cessful at the end of the year," UF coach
Pat McMahon said.


With the rivalry series against Miami
looming, the Gators have to be careful not
to overlook the Rattlers.
"Our goal is to play
each and every game,"
McMahon said. "You
never look ahead and
you never look behind,
and for us to continue
to get better, it's impor-
tant to play pitch by
McMabon pitch and not look at
results."
FAMU (1-6) dropped its first five games
before a 6-5 victory against Navy.


"I'm expecting my team to go in there
and play a great game," FAMU coach Joe
Durant said. "We're going in to win, not
to lose."
The biggest problem for the Rattlers
has been fielding. They have committed
35.errors through seven games.
"We cut them down a little Sunday
against Navy," Durant said. "We've got
to keep them to a minimum because if we
don't, we're in big trouble."
Despite their troubles so far, FAMU is
far from intimidated by UF.
"We're not intimidated by anybody.
SEE ROUNDUP, PAGE 19


Peck's issues


at UF obvious


on, off court
Jeremy Foley didn't come out and say it,
but Carolyn Peck's firing was due to a
number of things.
The "red flags" UF's athletics director
spoke of were as obvious as "OVERSIZED
LOAD" banners.
Those flags read "inconsistency."
Peck couldn't maintain success, couldn't
keep a full roster and couldn't consistently
recruit."
In her second year, the Gators made the
NCAA Tournament.
But after star center Vanessa Hayden
graduated, UF fell back into the National
Invitation Tournament in 2005.


Nick Zaccardi
Nick-el Coverage
nzaccardi@alligator.org


mnurew atrlnll / Alligator
Gators basketball jerseys sporting the five UF starters' numbers line
a rack at the UF Bookstore. Previously, No. 1 jerseys were the only


Just as Foley
yanked Peck's leash
closer, she received
some slack with an
improbable 2005-06
season.
In between hor-
rible losses at home.
against Georgia and in
the first round of the
NCAA Tournament,


UF upset Southeastern Conference powers
Tennessee and LSU.
But Peck lost all that leeway this year
with the saddest season in recent UF wom-
en's basketball history.
She also had problems off the court.
Her most talented all-around player,
Bernice Mosby, transferred to Baylor after
fighting a UF teammate in 2005.
Mosby walked out on -the team during
halftime of a game that year and was sub-
sequently suspended the final four games
of the season.
Whatever Mosby did, some blame has
to fall on Peck for not taking control before
things got out of hand.
After last season, another Gators player
left: Brooke Cornish.
This year, three more players bolted
during winter break.
It's become a trend, and the only con-
stant is Peck.
Contrary to popular belief, Peck could
recruit.
The 2005 class was a consensus top-10
group, maybe even a top-five.
SEE NICK-EL, PAGE 19


MMen's Basketball: Tennessee vs.
No. 20 Kentucky ESPN, 7 p.m.

*Mgn's Basketball: No. 6 Texas
A&M vs. Texas Tech ESPN2, 7 p.m.


-
SUF small forward Corey Brewer was
named the Southeastern Conference
Player of the Week on Monday. Brewer
led the No. 1 Gators with 16 points
against No. 20 Kentucky on Saturday.


* 2003: Junior center Vanessa Hayden
breaks the UF career record for blocks
with five against Auburn in a 62-51 loss.
Hayden would go on to be drafted by the
Minnesota Lynx.


SiThe UF men's tennis team is head-
ed to Champaign for a matchup with
Illinois. Also, the Santa Fe baseball
team continued its hot streak with
another win. Check the Web site.


SEE HOOPS, PAGE 19 ones available.


UF ROUNDUP

FAMU game prepares Gators for Miami


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