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














The Independent Florida alligator
ALL ISSUES CITATION SEARCH THUMBNAILS MAP IT! PAGE IMAGE ZOOMABLE
Full Citation
STANDARD VIEW MARC VIEW
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00028290/00364
 Material Information
Title: The Independent Florida alligator
Portion of title: Florida allgator
Alligator
Alternate Title: University digest
University of Florida digest
Physical Description: v. : ill. (some col.) ; 36 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Campus Communications, Inc.
Place of Publication: Gainesville Fla
Creation Date: February 16, 2007
Publication Date: 1973-
Frequency: daily (except saturdays, sundays, holidays and exam periods, aug.-apr.); semiweekly (may-july)
daily
normalized irregular
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Gainesville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Alachua County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: Online databases   ( lcsh )
Online databases.
newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Alachua -- Gainesville
Coordinates: 29.665245 x -82.336097 ( Place of Publication )
 Notes
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Additional Physical Form: Also available online.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 65, no. 75 (Feb. 1, 1973)-
General Note: "Not officially associated with the University of Florida."
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 000470760
oclc - 13827512
notis - ACN5549
lccn - sn 86010448
issn - 0889-2423
System ID: UF00028290:00364
 Related Items
Preceded by: Florida alligator

Table of Contents
    Main
        page 1
        page 2
        page 3
        page 4
        page 5
    Main: Opinions
        page 6
    Main continued
        page 7
    Main: Classifieds
        page 8
        page 9
        page 10
        page 11
        page 12
        page 13
        page 14
    Main: Sports
        page 15
        page 16
Full Text



the independent florida


s


-Recycle
'* ..
.r-'\


Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida
VOLUME 100 ISSUE 101 We Inform-You Decide- FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2007
No end in sight for campus parking woes


No end in sight for campus parking woes


By DIANA MAZZELLA
Alligator Contributing Writer

Rusty Williams gathers a hand-held com-
puter and printer before issuing his first ticket
of the day. As he prints the $20 ticket, UF stu-
dents already sit in their 7:25 a.m. classes.
Williams found this rule breaker almost
as soon as he entered the parking garage. He
spotted a red decal suctioned to the inside of
a black Scion's windshield. It was the wrong
color for the space, so he slid the ticket under


the windshield wiper.
Williams, one of 14 parking officers at
UF, handed out six other tickets early that
morning on the first floor of a garage for UF
employees.
Faculty, students, parking officials and
parking officers know that finding parking
on campus is difficult. But administrators say
there is no quick fix. The university tries to
diminish the problem by contributing to the
city's bus system and by allocating space for
students to park their bicycles.


The university's Master Plan which
outlines-the goals UF will
pursue in the next 10 years
also recommends a raise
in decal prices in part to en-
courage students to get to
campus without cars.
Scott Fox, UF's direc-
tor of Transportation and.
Fox Parking Services, said decal
prices have risen six out of
the past eight years. Decal sales are needed


to fund the department, and the rise in prices
.also helps control the parking situation. The
current price for a one-year student decal is
$104.
Despite this tactic, the numbers show that
UF cannot provide enough parking spaces
for its more than 50,000 students and more
than 12,000 employees, partly because cam-
pus parking has to be planned with Alachua
County and the city of Gainesville to control
traffic off campus. The biggest constraint on
SEE PARKING, PAGE 5


BLACK HISTORY MONTH

BET comedians praise


UF during routine here


Nicole SatKer / Alligator Start
Comedian Darren "DS" Sanders cracks a joke during his comedy routine Thursday night at the
Stetson Medical Sciences Building.


By JASON SILVER
Alligator Contributing Writer

BET "Comic View" comedian
Darren "DS" Sanders said he was
happy to be performing at the home
of the football and basketball national
champions before taking the stage at
the Black History Month's annual com-
edy show Thursday.
Sanders and comedian Damon
Williams did their routines at the
Stetson Medical Sciences Building in
the MSB Auditorium at Shands at UF in
'front of more than 300 people.
Damon Williams said he was happy
to be in Gainesville because performing
before a college audience is something
special.
"All college crowds are very en-
ergetic and enthusiastic," Williams
said. "We have notoriety with college
students, and we're always excited to
perform live."
Sanders took time to honor those in


the audience who had family members
in the armed forces.
Forced to hold his clip-on micro-
phone dose to his face, he commented
on the fact that even though UF was a
national championship-winning uni-
versity, it didn't have the funds to suit
his performance properly.
"All college crowds are very
energetic and enthusiastic."
Damon Williams
comedian

Pedro Martinez, a UF sophomore,
said he came out to see the comedians
because there's nothing like watching
them in person.
"I came out tonight'because I watch
'Comic View' on TV, and I want to get
up dose in the real life," Martinez said.
He said seeing the comedians in
SEE COMEDY, PAGE 5


Sociology grad students feel intimidated, report says


* THE FACULTY INDICATE THEY WILL
TRY TO IMPROVE.

By ALEJANDRA CANCINO
and CHAD SMITH
Alligator Staff Writers

Some graduate students in UF's sociology
department feel intimidated and discriminat-
ed against by professors in their department,


a report stated.
A summary of the Office of Human
Resource Services' report stated that gradu-
ate students in the sociology department have
been told not to "'rock the boat' by appearing
to challenge the faculty."
"This appears to translate into students
being told to 'play the game' to succeed in the
classroom and the program," it stated.
The report was compiled from November
interviews with 35 of about 60 sociology


graduate students.
Jodi Gentry, associate director for the office's
Training and Organizational Development,
said the report was not an investigation but
merely a reflection of how
UF the students perceived the
AcademiCS situation. She helped con-
duct the discussions with
the graduate students.
Some department officials said they are
surprised at the report's findings.


Chairwoman of the sociology department;
Connie Shehan, said she thinks the main prob-
lem is a lack of communication between the
faculty, administrators and students.
Shehan requested the report in response
to a survey conducted by graduate students,
which voiced concerns about the "unhealthy
cultural climate" in the department.
Before releasing the report to graduate stu-

SEE SOCIOLOGY, PAGE 5


* UF forward Corey
Brewer (right)
returns to his home
state this weekend
as the top-ranked
Gators play at
Vanderbilt. Records
and a champion-
ship are potentially
up for grabs. See
story, pg. 15.


"Copyrighted Material


Syndicated Content

Available from Commercial News Providers"


FORECAST 2
OPINIONS 6
CLASSIFIED 8
CROSSWORD 13 Partly
SPORTS 15 Cloudy
54/27


visit www.alligator.org
I9







2, ALLIGATOR N FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2007

News Today


WHAT'S HAPPENING
Writers' Festival
Keene Faculty Center, Dauer
Hall, 8 p.m.
The 58th annual MFA@FLA
Writers' Festival begins. It con-
tinues Saturday.

Fashion Show
Florida Gym, 7:30 p.m.
The Black Student Union pres-
ents the sixth annual Fashion
X-dusive Showcase.

Visiting Actor
Constans Theatre, 3 p.m.
The Florida Players present
2006 Tony Award nominee
Manoel Felciano, who will
conduct a free cass for all inter-
ested students.

ON CAMPUS
Bolivian ambassador speaks
Gustavo Guzman spoke
about new politics in Bolivia and
the country's relations with the
United States at the Reitz Union on
Thursday morning.
Guzmon, the Bolivian ambas-
sador to the United States, opened
the 56th annual UF Center for Latin
American Studies Conference.
His speech was in Spanish,
and some students translated his
main ideas to the reporter after the
speech..
The focus of Guzmin's lecture
was on the inequalities of the ins
digenous people, who make up
about 70 percent of the Bolivian
population.
Guzm6n, a former newspaper
editor, represents Evo Morales,
the first indigenous president of
Bolivia, who in the last few months

If you're reading thijs 're
not paying attentip ay








hyot play atIIro oo d
Check ui.s ,ou lor
Only $20 w/cart
Vald M-TH allday Fri-Sun after 12PM
.100 NE 39tl Ave;_. 3 .4.. .120. .


,W a t if y- u I

no chbic
abu wa. yo wer aloe o read,
'wh yo marrie, wha yo suid
you prfsin whr yo live?.






THETHOENARA


nIrr Opens tonight!
, "--, "1' 6:30 & 9pm


Find it
Sin the
classified!
F


TODAY



PARTLY
CLOUDY
54/27


SATURDAY

I-,

SUNNY
60/41


SUNDAY



SUNNY
58/32


has drawn attention to his poli-
cies supporting the rights of the
native people, according to a
UF Center for Latin American
Studies press release.
Increasing coca production -
an important part of indigenous
tradition and culture is a con-
troversial issue that has compli-
cated Bolivia's relations with the
United States, said Joanna Tilley,
a senior majoring in Spanish.
The coca leaf has been
chewed and used in indigenous
rituals for centuries, but the
expansion of coca cultivation
to make cocaine has resulted in
trade restrictions.
Other issues under specula-
tion are Morales' nationalization
of the natural gas industry and
his cose ties with Hugo Chavez,
the president of Venezuela,
whose ideologies are similar to
those of Fidel Castro..
Guzmnn said the goal of these
reforms is to establish equality
and encourage cultural and po-
litical diversity in Bolivia.

-LINDSEY KARLIN

CONTEST
Rock, paper, scissors...
Jason Werle and Herb
Hopkinson have made a variety
of choices by playing rock, paper,


MONDAY
vii


SUNNY
62/41


TUESDAY
I I


SUNNY
71/50


scissors.
"Whether it was the last piece
of pizza or the TV remote, it
wouldalways come down to this,"
Hopkinson said, showing his fist.
They are organizing a rock,
paper, scissors competition for
students. The event, hosted by the
UF Department of Recreational
Sports, will be held today in the
Southwest Recreation Center
Court 1 at 8 p.m.
Inspired by the sports teams
that dressed up in the movie
"Dodgeball: A True Underdog
Story," Werle and Hopkinson also
planned a costume contest" that
will take place during the tourna-
ment.
"We want to have a good time
and show how much fun we really
have here," Werle said.

LYDIA FERNANDEZ

CORRECTION
Case Newsom is the co-director
of the American Medical Student
Association's medical technology
committee. We reported otherwise
inTh. r isday'ii-.Uhigato.r --


Trie lhao -r ir, _-l v." be 5C :,jraie 3r.l
cl. r irn ir -. re:,,:,rt- a -d r,'-ri 5l
If O r 3. ,, r o r, i:',3-. 3all ,j1
rnc'.'r:.)r, 31 i[ .l, 7 :./ ,' _:.r 1 jr,
c-rrai .j r.: c.a ,',ri ll.g1a:,r ,:,r .


.1/ .
SQ

FLORIDA vs. MIAMI
FrJo, eC 16 i 6 D Pb ,
PpsP Fam.iy r .*i. G C I :I r r i j ,:..j: i: 1 :F. IF.
S Suan.dy FDo 17i.2PitI
5T, fH Annual Galor Ba.0 eoal Co3o ur T,, .:- f,, 2"i' -h I.: .li ., h IL- ,3 n ,:.i,
a r '^ .r 1:'^ a '" irv 1 I..:- l t l.'.il r ::u..- -i ;.: k j -*.
fI SslDr nlr.l..I.:. nll t, ,,', 3a 1 :"., [4
Sundt, F Ire 1.5 IPM
Jr. Voice of the Gators-One child will be selected to serve as P.A Announcer
when the Gators bat in the 5th inning.
'ALL GAMES PLAYED AT McKETHAN STADIUM'

h 3, IO
-O:)5 *ALL PRONMTIONS SUBJECTTO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE*


the independent florida

alligator
VOLUME 100 ISSUE 101 ISSN 0889-2423
Not officially associated with the University of Florida
Published by Campus Communications Inc., of Gainesville, Florida
NEWSROOM
352-376-4458 (Voice), 352-376-4467 (Fax)
Editor Jessica Riffel,jriffel@alligator.org
Managing Editor/ Print Kat Laskowski,
klaskowski@alligator.org
Managing Editor/ New Media Brett Roegiers, broegiers@alligator.org
University Editor Chad Smith, csmith@alligator.org
Metro Editor Dominick Tao, dtao@alligator.org
Enterprise Editor Alejandra Cancino,
acancino@alligatornorg
Freelance Editor Beth Romanik, bromanik@alligator.org
Opinions Editor Jessica Holland, jholland@alligator.org
Sports Editor Nick Zaccardi, nzaccardi@alligator.org
Sports Assistant Editor Brian Steele, bsteele@alligator.org
alligatorSports.org Editor Bryan Jones, bjones@alligator.org
Editorial Board Jessica Riffel, Kat Laskowski,
Jessica Holland, Tom Durrenberger,
Leigh Shapiro, Jonathan Tietz
Photo Editors Luanne Dietz, Idietz@alligator.org
Jeremiah Wilson,jwilson@alligator.org
the Avenue Editor Cristina Barone, cbarone@alligator.org
Art Director A.S. Williams
Graphics Chief Jennifer LaBrie
Graphics Staff Kim Wilmath
Copy Desk Chiefs Adam Berry, Jaci Charney-Perez,
Jennifer Klee, Jenn Pfaff
Copy Editors Spencer Davis VanNess, Joe Hunter,
Chantalle Johnson, Hilary Lehman,
Collin McLeod, Jessica McHugh,
Aimee Sachs, Shanni Scherer,
Jennifer Shepard, Christa Wagers,
Heather Waters, Jake VanSchoick
Staff Louis Anastasis, Antonio Gonzalez,
Drew Harwell, Jenna Marina,
Alex Tiegen, Dan Treat
New Media Staff Kaela Hill, Jeremy McMullin,
Regina Quattrocki
Ombudsman Mike Jayne, mjayne@alligator.org

DISPLAY ADVERTISING
352-376-4482, 800-496-0265 (Voice), 352-376-4556 {Fax)
Advertising Director Brad Smith, bsmith@alligator.org
Advertising Office Manager Marianne Cooper,
mcooper@alligator.org
Office Assistant Sarah Buckwald, Sara Henry
Intern Coordinator Sara Henry
Sales Representatives Mirian Bobadilla, Natalie Kent,
Shannon Hagen, Morgan Morillo,
Katie Gaidouk, Jonah Wurzer-Kinsler,
Elaine Dyjak, Anjalee Khemlani,
Lauren Solomon

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

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

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

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

PRODUCTION/SYSTEMS
Production/Systems Manager Vern Bean, vbean@alligator.org
Assistant Production Manager Stephanie Gocklin,
sgocklin@alligator.org
Advertising Production Staff Kelly Skinner, Henry Thompson Jr,
Katherine Eastman, Ronald Monahan
Editorial Production Supervisor Kate Mullan, kmullan@alligator.org
Editorial Production Staff Billy Bender, Kristin Bjornsen,
Prissy Crapps, James Hibbs
The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pub-
lished by a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) educational organization, Campus Communications Inc., P.O. Box
14257, Gainesville, Florida, 32604-2257. The Alligator is published Monday through Friday morn-
ings, except during holidays and exam periods. During UF summer academic terms The Alligator is
published Tuesdays and Thursdays.
The Alligator is a member of the Newspaper Association of America, National Newspaper Associa-
tion, Florida Press Association and Southern University Newspapers.
Subscription Rates: One Semester (Fall or Spring) $18
Summer Semester $10
Two Semesters (Fall or Spring) $35
Full Year (All Semesters) $40
The Alligator offices are located at 1105 W. University Ave. Classified advertising can be placed at
that location from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for holidays. Classifieds also can
be placed at the UF Bookstore. Copyright 2005. All rights reserved. No portion of The Alligator
may be reproduced in any means without the written consent of an officer of Campus Communica-
tions Inc.


~lW'6 (1PAN'SLAY T






FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2007 N ALLIGATOR, 3


SG complaints filed


By JOANNA BLAZ
Alligator Writer

The Pants Party has filed com-
plaints against its opponent in
the Spring Student Government
elections, the Gator Party, for
possibly intimidating candidates
into slating with them.
Pants presidential, candidate
Bruce Haupt filed four com-
plaints two of which involve
intimidation. The others allege
that Gator broke campaigning
rules.
"These are the people that
will be representing students,"
Haupt said Thursday. "If they
break the rules, students should
know about it."
Haupt said Poonam Patel, a
potential Pants candidate to run
for Student Senate, had "a very
positive interview (with Pants
executives) where she decried
the practices of the Gator Party."
Patel is now running for
Senate with Gator.
"They probably promised
her a spot," Haupt said. "It looks
pretty sketchy."
Gator Party President Yooni
Yi denied that her party inten-
tionally broke any rules.
"I make an effort to do things
fair," Yi said. "I don't know why
he would question our integ-
rity."
Haupt said he hopes to
hear back from the Elections
Committee, which will review


his complaints soon.
Another complaint stemmed
from a second candidate's sus-
picious departure from Pants.
Haupt said former Pants Senat
candidate Weiqi Ym was told if
he slated with Pants, his gradu-
ate student organization would
lose money
- Haupt also filed a complaint
about an invitation to a barbe-
cue Yi extended to all current
SG senators
-Student before the
Government official start
of the elec-
tion cycle. Campaigning before
the election cycle is a violation of
Student Body statute 761.1.
"Unfortunately for Pants,
neither the Gator Party nor the
student body is interested in
debating the bureaucratic idio-
syncrasies of the SG 700 codes,"
Yi wrote in a press release in re-
sponse to Haupt's claims.
"(The Pants Party) creates
fictional offense after fictional
offense in an attempt to distract
the student body from the vast
experience and talent between
the two parties," she wrote.
The fourth claim against the
Gator Party concerns an an-
nouncement of Gator's execu-
tive candidates at Gator Nights.
The Gator and Pants parties
are competing for control of $12
million of student money. Haupt
will face Gator's presidential
candidate, Ryan Moseley.


Follow the
leader
Amanda Schlang,
left, and Vicki
Ledon, right, are
assisted by class-
mates to the Car-
leton Auditorium
on Thursday as
part of their UF
exceptional people
class. Each stu-
dent had to take
turns escorting
and walking blind-
folded from the
Reitz Union to the
auditorium in order
to experience life
without vision for a
class project.


~7t~i


4 ,L *1i. "




A ?~ .


~14;~~11J IL'i~'ji U' L'



It:~~'2lL'


r~?~J


- 6~9
r
g~l~ *ilY~
': J L.


LD)-s


,J



i. ,s*.'w -'t : ; ... I. "
V. '..i
e- ; : -


"a~l -






4, ALLIGATOR E FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2007


Data aid spatial profiling


By DREW HARWELL
Alligator Staff Writer
dharwell@alligator.org

It's amazing what one credit card
swipe can do: A store gets a sale, a con-
sumer makes a purchase, a community
gets a label, and a company finds a new
location.
It's called business geography.
Companies use consumer data, like in-
come and recent purchases, to determine
where they'll put their next store or what
to stock in existing locations.
Backed by mathematics, sociology,
computerized mapping and the almighty
dollar, business geography is becoming
much more than guesswork. For the con-
sultants who study it and the corporations
that spend millions of dollars on it, there's
an uncompromising certainty to its predic-
tions of who will shop where for what.
Gainesville Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan
and city economic development director
Erik Bredfeldt said business geography
data have been skewed in the past for
the city because the credit cards many
students have trace back to different ZIP
codes.
Thrall said most business analysts fac-
tor this in.
"Retailers are very sophisticated," said
UF business geography professor Grant
Thrall. "If there's a lot of money to be
made, they will come."
He should know. As a consultant, he's
modeled potential Gainesville locations


for retailers like Wal-Mart and Home
Depot, which use his corporate clairvoy-
ance to maximize profits.
The process begins with a credit card.
With a swipe, consumer information like
name and address is transmitted to a store
and the transaction is recorded by the
credit card company.
These companies, which maintain re-
cords of all transactions, sell consumption
reports, which sum up a person's spend-
ing habits.
Information like this doesn't, come
cheap, though. The average Fortune 500
company probably spends about $2 mil-
lion each year to access consumer infor-
mation databases, Thrall said.
All of this information combines to
create a "lifestyle segmentation profile,"
which can predict your education, age,
job, what you like to do, where you like
to travel and whether you prefer MTV to
VH1.
Each. ZIP-plus-four code, which
equates to about four neighboring houses
on an average suburban street, is classified
with one of these 65 profiles. For example,
a ZIP-plus-four code of lower-middle-class
consumers maybe called "City Strivers" or
"Rooted Rural," while upper-middle-class
neighborhoods are called "Boomburbs" or
"Laptops and Lattes."
Thrall said half of UF students come
from households with family incomes
of more than $85,000, placing them in
the L1 ("High Society") or L2 ("Upscale
Avenues") groups.


% VA. -- r -- a- -%. .-- ,, ,
Chances are, businesses have you pegged.
Marketing companies place consumers in some of the following
categories to sell them more burritos or Buicks.


ooomburbs

* Married-couple families
* Median age: 33.8
* Bach/grad degrees
* Play golf
* Own stock in employ-
er's company
* Visit Disney World
e Read airline magazines
* Own/lease full-size
sport utility vehicle


COLLEGE T79S

* Singles
* Median age: 24.5
* Some college; bach,
grad degrees
* Have education loan
* Attend college sports
events, go to bars
e Watch MTV, Comedy
Central
* Own/lease compact car


* Singles
* Median age: 38.1
* Bach.. grad degrees
e Foreign travel
* Trade stocks./bonds,.'
funds online
* Shop at Banana Repub-
lic
* Watch Independent Film
Channel
* Leased last vehicle


Dorms to Diplomas

* Singles
* Median age: 21.8
* Some college; Dach.'
grad degrees
Have education loan
Participate in variety of
sports
Attend rock music
concerts
Watch VH1
Own./lease convertible


hi Style

* Mixed
* Median age: 39.3
* Some college; bach/
grad degrees
* Vacation at beach
* Track investments
online
* Make purchases online
* Listen to news/talk
radio
* Own lease minivan


.T r


* Married-couple families
* Median age: 42.3
* Bach,,grad degrees
* Participate in civic
activities
* Own stock worth
$75,000+
e Vacation overseas
Listen to classical, all-
news, public radio
* Own new imported car


p-..o ft 'r '._.._ .M v _,a&KHin lW. -S W- -
.rr in .i iim in, -nl^-t-a *.:. i a


Hey GATOR

& Santa Fe

SOPHOMORES

Have you done well enough to lead the
world's best sailors?
Fly over Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
before Kickoff







Navy ROTC
2 Year Scholarships
Currently Available
100% of Tuition & Fees
+ $375 for Books Each
Semester
+ $350 A Month Cash $$
+ All Expense Paid 6 week Trip to the
Naval Science Institute in Newport, RI
this summer to study Naval Navigation
& Weapon Sys.

Seeking Students who will have
completed Calculus 2 by the
end of this semester

Can you see the Submarine here?






EXACTLY!!
Contact UF Navy ROTC Liaison
WILSONRL(dUFL.EDU
or 352 392 0973 x241
Deadline to Apply: March 1st


Richard

Sed.wach


FRI: Beat the Clock
Live DJ
SAT: Free Beer & Live DJ




I -- .__-- -" -_. h
'i~p t


/"i,. .. f.t! f '-"' '
-. ., f ., .," ;r'-, .. ..
." ,- / ,, .. .


t-. Q.


_. .


t, ure `'- .T I ~t~~p~F~i~p .~_lfdlPI


~j~ a ~a, .--- t; '~


-.. A-, -,-kg W


^ -
.
"L
J


,.*i I
..,;. .
:~ ~z~L~s/'


&-






FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 5

UF ADMINISTRATION

Faculty Senate gives support to $1K student charge


By JESSICA DaSILVA
Alligator Writer
jdasilva@alligator.org

Without any debate, UF's Faculty Senate
unanimously passed a resolution express-
ing its support for the administration's
"Academic Enhancement Program" during
its meeting Thursday.
If passed by the state Legislature this ses-
sion, the program would charge all incoming


students an extra $1,000 per year starting in
the Fall.
The money would be used to hire 200 fac-
ulty members and 100 academic advisers.
The Senate supports the program because
UF's in-state tuition ranks near the bottom
nationally and UF needs more money to
improve its high faculty-to-student ratio, the
resolution stated.
USA Today's 2006 survey of college tuition
ranked UF's in-state tuition the lowest among


75 flagship universities across the country.
ProvostJanie Fouke said
; UF's adviser-to-student
ratio is also high, with one
adviser for every 1,300 stu-
dents. The national average
is one to 300.
Senate Chairwoman
Danaya Wright said UF's
Fouke figure is "painfully high."
During the meeting, Wright said she


brought the resolution before the Senate hop-
ing it would convince the legislators that UF
needs the program.
After the meeting, UF President Bernie
Machen expressed optimism that the resolu-
tion would help.
In an e-mail, Machen wrote: "This'is very
reassuring to me, and I do think it matters to
the Legislature. Our faculty are the ones doing
the real work of the university, and they know
what we need to succeed."


Surrounding roadways would not support many new parking spaces


PARKING, from page 1


building more spaces is the situation of the surrounding road-
ways, Fox said. If the university built as many parking spaces
as it could fit on campus, the roads surrounding the campus


Andrew Stanfill / Alligator
UF parking officer Rusty Williams poses in front of a
parking enforcement vehicle.


could not handle the number of cars, he said.
"We would choke intersections barely surviving today," he
said.
In controlling campus parking, UF Transportation and
Parking Services made more than $4 million in decal sales and
more than $1 million in fines in 2005, according to the depart-
ment's Web site. This money pays for part of the department's
operating costs. In addition to what some students may pay
in decals and fines, each credit hour in tuition spent at UF
includes a $4.81 fee that funds the bus service and allows stu-
dents to ride city and campus buses without paying the fare.
Fox said the Transportation Access Fee Committee is con-
sidering raising this fee, in part to continue to maintain the
Regional Transit System bus service in light of raised fuel costs.
It could be raised to $5.49 for each credit hour, and if approved,
would take effect in the Fall semester.
Before Williams patrolled the garage, another parking of-
ficer had already ticketed one car there. Williams checked to
make sure it wasn't an old envelope placed there by a student.
It wasn't.
He doesn't encourage cheaters, but he understands their
plight.
"You can't blame 'em," he said. "There's no parking on
campus."
After 18 years of patrolling the 2,000-acre campus, Williams
said finding a parking space has always been a challenge.
"I don't think that's ever going to be solved," he said.
As students, Williams and his fellow officers also have to
pay and find parking spaces. Williams' orange decal costs $222
a year.
But he thinks the situation has gotten better. The patrollers
give out fewer tickets than they did about seven years ago, he
said. This could be because of the construction of more garages
since then, he said.
UF is a parking giant in the state and nation. It has 13 park-
ing garages, more than any other university in the state, Fox
said. It is also among the top 10 universities in the country in its
number of parking spaces.
"Well, parking sucks at all of them," Fox said. "With that
said, each university has different challenges and solutions."
In a city with a population of 108,184, according to a 2005
census, most of the campus is surrounded by four of the city's
main roads.
Every five years, if it's needed, the university, the city and
Alachua County hammer out a campus-development agree-


ment, a part of the university's Master Plan, which stipulates
how many parking spaces the campus can have, Fox said.
"We have to grow the parking supply responsibly," he
said.
The upcoming agreement provides for a total of 2,000 more
spaces in the next 10 years.
"I have hundreds of empty spaces in the back
of that lot every day."
Scott Fox
UF director of Transportation and Parking Services


On Jan. 25, the state Board of Governors approved a partial
release of the money to pay for the construction of new spaces,
said Linda Dixon, assistant director in the Facilities Planning
and Construction Division at UF She said that from 1995 to
2005, the university created 2,500 new parking spaces: the
number allotted in that Master Plan.
But not all spaces are filled daily, Fox said.
"I have hundreds of empty spaces in the back of that lot
every day," Fox said.
But that's not due to low decal sales.
In 2003, the most recent statistics available, the transporta-
tion department sold about 5,000 more student decals than
there are student spaces and about 3,000 more employee decals
than employee spaces. It confirms a statement in UF's parking
rules: "A parking decal is not a guarantee of a parking space."
UF freshman Ade Kujore said she got two $20 tickets on
her first full day of living on campus. She had parked in the
bicycle lane near .her dorm because she thought regulations
were lifted.
Because spaces are scarce and drivers desperate, Williams
walks a steady pace in his assigned area and electronically
writes, prints and places a ticket in about 10 seconds.
The man who "hated school so bad" that he didn't attend a
university after he graduated from Gainesville High School, is
paid $10.68 an hour to ticket people whose livelihood rests on
education.
Williams sometimes regrets that he didn't become a law
enforcement officer, as his brother and his uncle did, but as a
patroller he's able to be home at night with his wife, daughter,
son and stepson.
"I'm about as dose as I can get," he said.


Discrimination part of problem, students say


SOCIOLOGY, from page 1

dents last week, Shehan included a summary of faculty
responses, which were obtained in a meeting. Many of
their responses indicated that faculty plans to improve
their relationship with students.
The recent report also suggested discrimination in
the department, stating that students felt faculty mem-
bers used "inappropriate comments about gender and
ethnic origin."
Milagros Pefia, associate professor of sociology
and women's studies, said that, as a minority, she was
shocked to hear that students felt discriminated against
by the remarks of some of her colleagues. The report
does not disclose the faculty names students brought
up.
But it states that some students have not been open
about the issues mentioned in the report because they
feel intimidated. "Some students believe that challeng-
ing faculty results in lowered grades and lessened op-
portunities at some later point," the report stated.


Rob Heck, a graduate student in the sociology de-
partment, said though he has not been discriminated
against, he has witnessed discrimination. He said talking
to the Office of Human Resource Services was his way
helping those who have been discriminated against.
"I have to fix this right now, be-
cause I didn't report it when it hap-
pened," he said.
Deeb Kitchen, co-president of
Graduate Assistants United and a
sociology graduate student, said the
report is a "fairly good assessment."
He said some faculty members
Pelia have accepted the intimidation and
discrimination.
"I think it's just a culture that exists in so many-
ways," he said.
However, he said the report was a good way to start
a dialogue about the problems.
Shehan said she hopes the report would open the
lines of communications between students and faculty
and invites students to share their concerns with her.


Director picks bigger venue

COMEDY, from page 1


person was a great experience.
"Coming here is not the same as watching it on TV,"
Martinez said. "The ambiance of seeing it in real life is really
cool."
Simone Hanniford, director of special events for Black
History Month 2007, said Sanders and Williams were picked
for this year's show because of their popularity with students.
"We chose them because they are the most appealing to col-
lege students right now," Hanniford.said. "We wanted to mix
it up this year."
Hanniford said this year's show was special because of the
indoor venue that could seat 500 people, hundreds more than
the places used in previous years.







6, ALLIGATOR N FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2007


We were having a great week until we were stuck in our
stuffy offices for Valentine's Day while all our friends were
on romantic dates or getting drunk at the bars. Then the
weather turned cold. And we started an office pool about
who's the real baby-daddy of Dannielynn Smith, Anna
Nicole's 5-month-old daughter, but our mean editors made
us shut it down. So we're pretty crabby about that too.
Add to that all the other bad things going on Starbucks
on the corner of West University Avenue and 13th Street clos-
ing today, Bush's tirades against Iran we haven't a single
optimistic thought in our heads. So get out your bull's-eyes
and join us for this week's glass-half-empty edition of...



Darts &2La1*eNo

We start off with a just-let-it-go-already DART to David
Reznik for his referendum for a UF-funded homeless shelter
on the SG Spring election ballot. Let's make something clear:
We have nothing against the homeless. We just don't think
UF should have to pay for a homeless shelter and we real-
ly don't think Preview students should have to visit it. If you
remember Preview, no one had time to walk through a home-
less shelter. We barely had time to watch the corny skits. All
we had time to do was make our schedules and try to accept
the overwhelming fact that we would actually be going to UF
soon. Asking Preview students to parade through a museum
of Gainesville's unfortunates is just too much.
Next we're throwing a this-is-pointless-and-nobody-re-
ally-cares DART at the 50-foot smoking ban. Even though
it's been in place for three weeks now, few people includ-
ing administrators have been following the rule. And why
should they? There is no fine or punishment other than a
glare from a holier-than-thou passerby. But most smokers try
to be courteous anyway. If they're smoking while standing
next to a building that no one's around, isn't that preferable
to adhering to the 50-foot rule and smoking in the middle of
a crowd of people? For instance, while standing in line for
Hare Krishna lunch. On a Wednesday.
And here's a how-many-people-are-really-going-to-use-
this? DART to the Flexcar program. We're all for encourag-
ing carpooling and reducing our dependence on cars, but
eight cars for 56 people and 10 departments? It doesn't seem
worth the cost. And UF is considering adding more vehicles.
We're also slightly annoyed that only three of the cars are
hybrids and one of them is actually a sport utility vehicle.
The program certainly doesn't seem to be the poster child for
limiting negative environmental impacts it claims to be.
We have a but-Charlie-don't-you-know-it's-not-tuition
DART to Gov. Crist for vowing to deny any attempts to
increase tuition in Florida. That means UF President Bernie
Machen's ultimate solution for our tuition problem is almost
as good as dead. While we support the idea of the "Academic
Enhancement Program," we think Bernie just needs to get
over himself and call it what it is and what Crist isn't
afraid to call it: tuition.
We have one final drop-the-legalities-and-give-the-
people-the-money-they-deserve DART to the Federal
Emergency Management Agency for recalling funds from
about 100 students because their New Orleans homes aren't
considered their "primary residences," despite the fact that
they live there nine to ten months out of the year as students.
How heartless can this government agency be? They can re-
build the Superdome in 13 short months and spend millions
of dollars on it, but they can't help a handful of devastated
college students? These kinds of things make us have no
faith in anything. Ever.


I l ithe independent florida

alligator


Jessica Riffel
EDITOR
Kat Laskowski
MANAGING EDITOR'
Jessica Holland
OPINIONS EDITOR


Tom Durrenberger
Leigh Shapiro
Jonathan Tietz
EDITORIAL BOARD


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


Opinions


ALLIGATOR
www.alligator.org/opinions


- -----------

Column

Crist's tuition denial good for students


A thousand dollars is a lot of money to the average
college student. For me, a thousand bucks is two
months rent, six months worth of food or an entire
year of gasoline.
But to UF administrators, such a sum is an after-
thought. Under the proposed "Academic Enhancement
Program," each new student would be required to pay
$1,000 per year above and beyond the normal tuition. The
plan's creators brazenly believe that students will have no
qualms doing so.
While the university is dreadfully sensitive about en-
suring the fee is referred to as a "program," it essentially
amounts to nothing more than a sneaky tuition increase.
Without control over tuition rates, which are set in
Tallahassee by the Florida Legislature, the university sim-
ply has no other way to raise funds. The idea of holding
a swank gala in some ornate hotel ballroom to milk rich
alumni has apparently grown stale.
Proponents of the program say that only those who can
pay will pay students determined unable to pay the fee
would be exempted. But like most government programs,
it fails to consider the impact it will have on the middle
class, the economic stratum in which I expect most UF stu-
dents reside. What sort of message does it send to students
like me whose families, while by no means poor, could not
afford to send them to college without the Bright Futures
scholarship?
If I were an incoming student and the program passed,
I wouldn't be able to escape forking over the money for
the new fee. But I can't imagine trying to make ends meet
without the $1,000 in my budget. I'm certainly not the only
student in such a predicament. Bright Futures pays some or
all of the tuition for 95 percent of in-state UF undergraduates.
While a few don't need the scholarship, most do.


k The program is expected t raise
3 $36 million a year. It's certainly a
: -. hefty sum, but a quick glance at
the university's operating budget
,, for last year shows more than
J h Simmos $2.4 billion in operating expenses.
Josh SimmonS Compared to that, $36 million is
letters@alligator.org chump change. Can the univer-
sity not find $36 million worth of
wasteful programs or unnecessary expenses to cut?
Better yet, could they not simply "find" the necessary
funds? If the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences can
make $5 million in debt disappear using nothing but cre-
ative accounting, then certainly the university can create
$36 million out of thin air and a little ingenuity.
I'm not advocating fraud or shady accounting, of course,
but the solution here is blindingly obvious. To avoid such de-
bacles in the future, the Legislature needs to let universities
set their own tuition, because administrators have a better
grasp of schools' needs. And students who need or deserve
financial aid will not have to pay thousands of dollars out
of pocket in fees and "programs," because Bright Futures
would cover the increase in tuition.
Gov. Charlie Crist recently announced that he would
not support any tuition hikes for Florida's universities
- presumably including the "Academic Enhancement
Program" hopefully sounding the death knell for
Bernie's poorly thought-out scheme. Bernie and the Board
of Trustees now have a golden opportunity to return to the
drawing board and reconsider all of their options and
with any luck, they'll come up with something more re-
alistic.
Josh Simmons is an economics sophomore. His column runs
on Friday.


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


Reader response
Today's questi
Gainesville hac
retail options?


on: Do you wish Thursday's question: Would
More upscale video cameras in the Commuter
and Park-and-Ride lots be useful?
Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org


56% YES
44% NO
44 TOTAL VOTES


-







FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 7


Letters to rwr Editor
Studio Percussion not breaking the law
Thursday's front page article "Parties
not sole source of noise complaints" disap-
pointed me with its distorted view of the
situation faced by Studio Percussion. We are
not "relocated" we have been in this loca-
tion for three years.
The previous location of the chiropractor
who is complaining is a block from his new
location, so it's hard to believe that he did
not know what went on at our studio when
he chose to relocate his business.
Studio Percussion is a nonprofit organi-
zation that uses drums and percussion as
a tool to build community and self-esteem
for students of all ages, regardless of .their
mental and physical disabilities or their abil-
ity to pay.
Before Dr. Smith complained, we had two
Gainesville Police Department officers mea-
sure our decibel levels, which were within
those prescribed by city ordinance.
We thought the story would point out the
loophole that allows us to be cited and fined
every time Dr. Smith complains, despite
the fact that we are under the noise level
required by law. I wish the facts had been
presented a little more accurately.
Jill Wagstaff
president, Studio Percussion


By any name, program still increases tuition
I'm writing in response to Tuesday's edi-
torial. The Alligator said that the "Academic
Enhancement Program" is "not a tuition
hike." You could call it a beef chalupa if you
want to it's still charging more money
to take classes. What's so terrible about
going to a school that's highly competitive
AND free? And when did so many people
turn against the Bright Futures scholarship
- the hand that feeds almost every in-state
student?
The "Academic Enhancement Program"
fee is just a ridiculous attempt to undermine
the effectiveness of Bright Futures. Tell all
the incoming freshmen that their 100-per-
cent tuition is really more like 80. That's OK,
though, because according to the Alligator
editorial, $1,000 checks are nothing to the
average family. Who is really to benefit from
breaking the top 10 anyway? The people
who are here to pad a resume, or the people
who are here for a good education without
the financial fallout?
Kudos to Gov. Charlie Crist for seeing
through the BS in the "program." At least
someone in charge still has a good idea on
what higher education is all about.
Wesley Kokomoor
4EG


Nancy Pelosi plane request not extravagant
In his letter Thursday, Ben Grove ac-
cused Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi
of extravagance.
Grove claimed Pelosi's request of a
plane would cost taxpayers $22,000 and be
unfair to taxpayers.
But according to a statement from House
Sergeant-at-Arms Wilson Livingood, in
December 2006 he advised Pelosi that the
U.S. Air Force had made an airplane avail-
able to former Speaker Dennis Hastert for
security and communications purposes fol-
lowing Sept. 11.
Furthermore, White House spokesman
Tony Snow said "the negotiations over
Pelosi's transport have been conducted
solely by the House sergeant-at-arms and
the Pentagon, with no direct involvement
by the speaker of the house or her office
- or the White House."
The guidelines provided by the
Pentagon say Pelosi could be accompanied
by family members, provided they pay the
government coach fare.
An Associated Press story states that the
plane could not be used for travel to po-
litical events. Members of Congress could
accompany her on the plane if the travel is


cleared by the House ethics committee.
Ric Carrasquilla
UF alumnus



Parking lot cameras wouldn't help students
The Gator Party said in its platform that
it wants to place cameras in the parking lots
to deal with parking congestion.
Then E.J. Walicki, Gator Party's candi-
date for treasurer, said it's a step toward
making students feel safe by monitoring
the lots.
Did Mr. Walicki even read his party's
platform? The idea is about "promoting
better traffic patterns," not preventing
muggings.
But I doubt it will even help with the
parking problems.
I use the online camera feeds of the gym
to find out how busy the gym is, not to de-
termine if a certain type of machine is free.
Parking lots stay busy between 8 a.m. and 5
p.m., Monday through Friday. Do we really
need to waste Student Government money
to confirm this?
Dylan Smith
3EG


$4 Bud Light Pitchers
04 Jager Bombs


^$ Miler-itAe b erP s O
-44 TnsLa Tca lsanda _


TRUST IS EVERYTHING.


For something as important as your lace or body. Irusl Ihe team at the University of
Florida Cenler for Cosmeiic Surgery We oiler a wide range of advanced procedures
and services lo keep vou looking your best including
Breast Surgery Aelsheiic Facial Surgery Liposculpture
Inleciible Fillers for Lips and Wrinkles Skin Care Laser Therapy

Call us today to schedule your FREE skin care consultation with our Fresh Faces
medical professionals and pick up complimentary skin care product samples


Ll'ri.c r- ., Fl. r.. dli
Center t.,r C>-:,_ini, it Bur;,-_r',

UF&

Shands

352.265.8402
Shands.org


, i,, l ,,1! ,l .A, 0 ,i ,


"Yoy r hidden retreat
1.8 Miles from Campus





Condo Community Starting at $111,900
1810 NW 23rd Blvd
352.374.2003
CreeksEdgeCondos.com



Finance$ not
adding up?




1:n R-.--P T-
.=

jifiedspciat
L. :iClJLJ -C

-1 ,j-io ai-J1



500 plasma donors
needed now!
Wireless Internet Now Available!

New donors earn $70*
this week!
*Includes tetanus shot bonus if qualified

Qualified specialty
donors earn over $900*
in three months.
*payment amounts depending upon
donation frequency & program

Must have valid ID along with proof of SS
and local residency. Walk-ins welcome. No
appointment necessary.

V NABI
81OPHARMACEUTICALS


'i.1












ii

I'.


"'I
II
4.
0

T'







-eil


"W~- pq Ill I ''. t_ _. 'effimUgl-B


; '.;


00


4,







37








Classifieds

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2007


." "j.-? **,.-, *.--.,". : ..** -r''''*.-:- ..,.'.. ', : : ."'. .' "*** :" .


ALLIGATOR
www.alligator.org/class


|I For Rent
furnished

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

NEED ROOMMATES?!
All Inclusive 3's and 4's
FREE Roommate Matching
FREE Cable, Utilities, Internet
FREE Furn, Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route!
4-25-72-1

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

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

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

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

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

"BEST OF THE BEST**
FREE Cable w/HBO & Showtime
FREE GRU Ethernet*FREE Tanning
FREE Alarm*FREE cable tv in kitchen*
24 hr gym *2/2 & 3/3 luxury suites
Limited Space! From $510/per 374-FUNN
4-25-72-1

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

THE MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET!
Luxury 1/1 and 312!
Starting at $789! Leasing NOW AND FALL!
Pets Welcome *Full Size W/D
Close to Campus*Access to Luxury Amen.
Don't let your future home get away,
Stop by and see us today! 352-367-9910
4-25-72-1

*LA MANCHA CONDOS-*
Walk to campus 4BR/1.5BA. Pre-lease now to
lock in August rate. Utils included. $450/mo.
Call 278-9347 www.lamanchacondos.com
3-22-53-1

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

ACROSS the street from UFI
All-inclusive apartments from just $469
FREE Roommate Matching. Gated.
indiv. leases. FREE Ethernet and Cable.
"Virtual Tours at TheCourtyards.net **
4-25-58-1


I For Rent
furnished

ROOM FOR RENT
Fully furnished except bedroom, close to
campus, on bus route, $600/mo includes
utilities. Call 352-283-8113 1-7-14-1

*Incredible Deal 1/1 in 4/4*
with: internet & cable & elec & water. Walk-in
closets, full bath, wash/dry, pool view, gym
FULL furnish. ONLY $425/mo 770-851-1292
2-20-20-1

University Terrace West 4BR/4BA condo.
Ground floor, fully furn $350/mo/room + util.
W/D, pool, on bus route, 3800 SW 20 Ave.
Near Butler Plaza. Call Steve 352-586-6468.
Leasing for fall. 1 yr lease required, no pets.
2-28-25-1

FIRST MONTH FREE!!
For Rent: 4BR/4BA apt. $425/room. Utilities
included. Call Joshua 305-283-9323 invest-
ment-solutions@hotmail.com. 3800 SW20th
Ave. 2-26-20-1

Room for rent. $450/MO
Near SFCC, Oaks Mall, & 1-75. All utilities
included. 786-325-7941 or 258-0277
2-26-30-1

Master bed/bath available in 3BR/3BA condo
in Windsor Park. $495/mo individual lease
includes cable w/5HBOs & electricity. Call
352-384-3722 2-20-15-1

ROOM FOR RENT $420/MO
1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA in Campus Club. All
utilities included. Male only. 262-1574 2-
19-10-1

LA MANCHA 914. SW 8th Ave.Walk to cam-
,pus pool/laundry; free utilities, cable and dsl
all for $425 per room; 2 rooms available. Call
352-284-7304 3-29-30-1

Large room with kitchen. Laundry privileges.
Pvt. BA, double closet, furn. w/ trundle bed,
dresser, TV. NS. 1st, last, months rent. $375/
MO +1/3 utils. & cable TV. $100 security de-
posit & refs. req'd. Avail 3/1. 384-0111
2-27-10-1

1/1 CONDO Enormous size + very private.
Fully furn incl TV, 2 twin beds, sofa bed
& dishes. Easy bike ride to UF & Shands.
$599/mo. 352-331-3241 or 757-753-4683
2-28-10-1

FOR RENT $399/MO
1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA in Gainesville Place.
All utilities included. Male only. Call Bill or
Ashley. 352-339-4640 2-28-10-1

LA MANCHA- WALK TO UF
8th Avenue. Rooms available May
Prelease now LOW FALL RATES
Utilities/internet/cable included
$450 per month 904-859-7524
3-22-20-1

FEMALE ONLY IVY HOUSE ROOM
Fully furnished, all inclusive, available for
rent. One block to campus. $375/MO in-
cludes everything unlimited electric, ether-
net & cable 850-980-2121 2-22-5-1

Apt for Rent. 3 blks from Campus
Cable/int included. Wsh/dryer.
Pool view. 4BR/2BA. $400/BR.
Furn. Elec Incl. 813-690-8989 3-8-15-1

Rooms for rent in 3/2.5 condo. Master BR
& 1BR. NW 39th Ave & 42nd St.. Pool, ten-
nis, DSL. $450/mo & $400/mo utils incl. No
pets. Call 363-0143 or 363-0144 or email
waelder@bellsouth.net 2-5-20-1

S For Rent
unfurnished

*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1BR apt. $345/mo.
*1BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901. 4-25-72-2


S For Rent
5 unfurnished

3BR ACROSS FROM UF
Avail FALL, Pets ok
Vaulted ceilings, open late
From ONLY $490/BR!!
371-7777 collegeparkuf.com
4-25-72-2

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

WAKE UP & WALK TO UF
Studios, .1 & 2 bedroomsfor fall
Starting @ $554
Pet friendly, Pool
*Come See Us! Open Late 372-7111*
4-25-72-2

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

LOVE GOING OUT DOWNTOWN?
Luxury Apartments With the Best Location!
Studios* 1 Beds* 2&3 Bed townhouses!
W/D *Alarm* Pets OK* mile to UF
Live downtown!!! 338-0002
4-25-72-2

Apartments off SW 20th Ave. Close to shop-
ping, bus line and a few miles from UF Price
range $425 to $525. Includes water, sewer,
garbage and pest controL Sorry no pets al-
lowed. Call 335-7066 Mon-Fri. 4-25-72-2

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

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

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff!
Live cool and large in our huge
1,2,3, & 4Brs for FALL
Pool, Alarm, Free UF Parking
pinetreegardens.com 352-376-4002
4-25-72-2

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

*NEAR SCHOOL NEAR PLAY
NEAR PERFECT!*
1 BR/1 BA*2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA TH
Close to UF!*Gated*24hr Gym*Tanning
Leasing for FALL 377-2777
4-25-72-2
**New Luxury Villas**
Fenced yard perfect for pets!
HUGE 1, 2 & 3BRs with W/D
FREE Cable wlHBO/Showtime*
Alarm Tanning from $510
Limited Space*374-3866
4-25-72-2


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

2/2 incl. W/D Across from UFI
LUXURY! Pets welcome,
Alarm, Available for Fall
Open Weekends 371-7777
4-25-72-2

SIGN A LEASE, WIN A PS3!
Luxury 1, 2, and 3s!
Cable*Tanning*Gated*Sauna
24-Hr Gym*Ask for Furn and RMM
Leasing NOW and FALL! (352) 335-4455
4-25-72-2


S For Rent
unfurnished

*NOW LEASING FOR FALL*
1BR $639, 2BR $739, 3BR $929
Great location*Spacious*lncludes some utils
Alarms*Park FREE @ UF*Pets welcome
www.SpanishTrace.org 373-1111
4-25-72-2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Live at a Legend!
The Polos of Gainesville
will give you the best college experience
with. Spacious Apartments, Three Pools
with Jacuzzis, HUGE Gym, Billiards Room,
and many more amenities! Minutes from UF,
shopping and Shands. On all major RTS
bus routes. All at a rate that won't break
your bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656
4-25-72-2

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

GOT SPACE!
We do! Currently leasing
1,2,3, & 4BRs for FALL
Pool, Alarm, Free UF Parkingl
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 212.5 Townhouses
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route!
4-25-72-2

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


U For Rent
unfurnished

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

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

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

1st MONTH FREE
1 BR 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 Class!-*~*~*~*~*~
Studio from $550, 1BR from $699,
2BR from $749 and 4BR from $469
Photos, Virtual Tours and Specials at
LiveNearCampus.com
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
2BR/2BA for rent, W/D, all appliances, $475/
room + sec dep, call Anna 407-448-0573
2-19-30-2

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








FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 9


Parker Road Bapist
Church
3200 SW 122nd Street.
Dr. James Jackson, Interim
Pastor 332-4991. 9:45 Sunday
School Worship @ 11am & 6pm
Wednesday Worship @ 7pm and
Youth WOW @ 6:30pm




Holy Trinity Episcopal
100 NE First Street Sunday
Services Summer Worship Schedule
Holy Communion 8am, 10am and
6pm. Wednesday Service 12215pm.
Healing and Holy Communion.




Creekside Comrmunity
Church
SundayAdult Electives 9am. Sunday
Service, 1030am Wednesday College
Bible Study (at Chrstian Study
Center) at 7:00.2640NW39th
Avenue, for more information call
352-378-1800 wwwcreeksideccorg




Hillel Jewish Student
Center
This Shabbat, do it Jewish! Join
us everyFriday night at 6:30pm.
Your, choice of student-led
services: Orthodox, Conservative
and Reform, followed by a free
glatt Kosher Shabbat dinner! We
also serve the only daily gourmet
Kosher lunch and dinner in
Gainesville. Join us for great
food, Shabbat, Jewish Programs
and more...

Lubavitch Jewish
Student Center
Your home away from home.
Friday Night Live!
Services & Shabbat Dinner.
Spring Semester 7:30pm.
352-336-5877; 2021 NW 5th Ave.
www.JewishGator.com
(5 blocks north of the stadium)




First Lutheran Church
Anti Gravity Campus Ministry
1801 NW 5th Ave.
Services @ 8:30 & 11
Free College Lunch After!!!
Swww.fallingupward.org 376.2062
College Worship Wed. 8p.m.




University United
Methodist Church
Wesley Foundation
Meeting at Presbyterian
Student Center 1402 W Univ.
Ave. Sunday Worship 1:30am;
Thursday Contemporary
Worship 8:00pm. For more info:
372-8183 or myuumc.com


Ilarruc Center ot
Gaine~ille
oi I :'l i.ir: -,;r.ir, e
IFni, i' ,,.r r I -i.iprm

H.:. ,, l-c r

na.dat, p,,c I .Irpnri





The Rock of Gainesville
The Rock is a non-denominational
Christian Church, making a
revived effort in the college
scene in 2007. Our college
group RockUF is now meeting
by campus Wednesday nights
(9PM) at the Baptist Student
Center (on University Avenue).
For details & campus activities,.
visit www.rockuf.com. Weekend
services are Sundays at 8:45am
and 11am; call 352-331-ROCK or
visit www.therockonline.org.




University City Church of
Christ
www.gatorsforchrist.org College
ministry meets at University City
Church of Christ. Bible class
Sunday at 9:30am and Wednesday
at 7pm- plus service projects and
much more!

First Presbyterian Church
Missing your home church? Come
worship with us at 10:55am and
then be our guest at The College.
Cafe for a nutritious lunch.
www.1 stpc.org/collegegroup
106 SW 3rd Street 352-378-6565

Presbyterian & Disciples of
Christ Student Center
Open, affirming and
spiritually diverse. Taize
worship sun. at 7pm $1
Dinners Weds. at 7pm.
Theology on Tap Thurs. at
Stubbies Pub Downtown 8pm
1402 University Ave,
376-7539, pdcsc.org




Christian Study Center
"Why work?" Mondays at 8pm.
Home of Pascal's Coffeehouse.
Open Monday-Friday.
112 NW 16th St. 379-7375.
For more information, visit


rl
v y ,. : .i:-Ia nii:r..J,.:.:r e r I [L






SS~~~~sa& ~ 'Bdiaac&E sI T,;.4


B For Rent
a I unfurnished


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 2-22-25-2

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

***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 Special! 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

BLOCKS TO UFO3BR 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/m6
(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,
modem appliances. CH/AC 1000 SDW 59th
Terr. Leave detailed message 352-331-2099
$550/mo. 2-27-20-2

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

**LUXURYAPTS**
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. Pets OK.
Privacy fenced backyard, washer/dryer
provided. Game room. $1250/MO 339-2342
1330 NW 39th St. Call for directions.
2-21-15-2

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
1 BR/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


FIor Rent
]l tI unfurnished


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

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 campus. 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
371-7-777 collegeparkuf.com
4-25-62-2

KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY
Luxury Downtown Living
Brand new, now available, 1BR/1BAs
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

*ABSOLUTE LUXURY*
2/2 Town Homes & 3/3 Flats
FREE Water *Cable Tanning* Gym
Roomate match available
Leasing Now/Fall 379-9255
4-25-20-2

BEAUTIFUL 1/1 APT. IN DUCKPOND!
Lots of windows, hardwood floors, new cen-
tral AC/H, carport, huge yard. Pets ok. $465,
Avail April or later. 870-6046 2-20-5-2

2/1 Cottage Apt 5 blocks to UF all new
inside. W/D Hookups. Energy Efficient A/C,
cute & cozy. $600/mo. Available now. Chris
505-3032 2-23-6-2


Subleases


Sublease 1BR/1BA in a 2BR/2BA @
Homestead on 34th St. February rent al-
ready paid!! Move in now. Rent is $375/mo.
Please be sure to have a guarantor. Contact
John @ 407-257-2030 2-21-23-3

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

$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 2-21-15-3

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

Lexington Crossing Apartments
1/1 in a 3/3. Great roommates.
New carpet. 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


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

Unfum 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 studers... 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 incl. 24hr gym, pool, Bball, HS internet,
cable w/HBO/SHO $550 954-483-4597 2-
23-20-4


a l Subleases

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 silon &
more. Call Jason 219-1826 3-20-21-3

1BR SUBLEASE DOWNTOWN!
Avail March 4 fully fumished, 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. Ci& 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/IBA in 3BR/3BA. $539 all included &
fumished. $500 REBATE. Call 407-620-2864
or LLudwig@cfl.rr.com 2-26-10-3

Luxury 2BR/2.5BA townhouse @ Hampton
Oaks next to mall. $824: Avail March. Last
month FREE. let tub, washer, dryer, dish-
washer, alarm, overhead microwave. 352-
216-4651 2-20-5-3

AVAILABLE NOW! 2B/1b apt. for sublese.
Located on NW 12th St. & University Ave.
behind Bank of America. Few minute walk to
UF & very close to downtown area. $355/mo/
person. Dan 561-302-6100 2-21-5-3

Avail May-July, 1 B//Ba, $665/mo
Very quiet, 2 bus routes, Pool
Close to campus/Butler/l-75
Front porch, Laundry in apt
570 sq ft, 321-946-9955 3-9-17-3

WALK TO CLASS IN MINUTES!
1BR avail in 4BR/2BA house across from
the law library. Rent $299 plus 1/4 utilities.
Email jbrar7@yahoo.com or call 407-461-
0355 2-21-5-3

1BR/1BA available now Aug in Melrose.
Fully furnished, gym, bus route. Pool view
from room & patio. $389/mo all inclusive.
Must go soon! Call Diana 904-571-2072
(NEGOTIABLE) 2-21-5-3

1/1 through July 31. SUNRISE APT.
February Rent Free! $470/MO. No Deposit.
Call Will @ 813-966-7752 2-23-6-3


a 1 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









10, ALLIGATOR S FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16,2007


Ell Roommates i Real Estate


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

NWArea. Master BR/pvt BA in spacious 3/2
house. CHA, DW, W/D. Lg yd, privacy fence.
$425 + share elec/gas. GATOR rec room.
Behind Publix. No smoking inside. No pets.
By NW 13 St/39Ave 328-6252 2-23-16-4

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

Home 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
orjmc1908@hotmail.com 2-21-10-4

Female student preferably graduate to share
2BR/1BA apt. $275/mo + 1/2 utils. Call 256-
6389 2-21-10-4

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

Female roommate needed in condo 1 mile
from UF, $425/mo includes cable, internet,
utilities, pool + more, beautifully renovated
and on bus route, 262-2871 3-21-20-4

Female roommate wanted for 1BR/pvt BA
in 3BR/3BA townhome in Rockwood Villas.
W/D. UF & SFCC buslipe, wireless intemet.
$475/mo + utils. Call 352-538-7521 3-7-
15-4

Male roommate needed to share furnished
house w/yng prof; 15 min drive from campus,
close to bus, free washer/dryer, pvt bdrm
w/bthm, pets 'ok, Ig fenced ye, lots of trees,
pond, wood deck, hottub, $400/mo + dep (1
mo) + util (Directv, phone, wireless, elec) Ken
954-817-8066 2-28-10-4

2 ROOMMATES NEEDED
for 3/2 in Boardwalk Apts; $425 all included;
on bus route; starts August '07; Call Aida
786-543-0336 2-21-5-4

Roommate Needed!
-far 2BR/1 BA home, SW 9th Road.
~$300/MO all included.
Current Tenant is Japanese Student.
mikankure@yahoo.com
2-22-5-4


SReal Estate


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


PRE-CONSTRUCTION, NEW, & EXISTING
CONDOS & HOUSES FOR SALE
NEAR UF AT AFFORDABLE PRICES.
SEARCH HERE OR RECEIVE A FREE
AND COMPLETE LIST VIA E-MAIL. Visit
www.mattpricerealtor.com or Call Today,
352-281-3551, 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
constructioni5.cfm or Call 352.372.5375.
2-28-132-5


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.
2-28-132-5





C -:f ,- 1 l i
.- -. .. t -- l ,. -


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


U ONLo5GATE


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


SaIl Real Estate


F o o



Cktonko^ ut1S -
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. UF Alum... 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 CONDOMINIUMS/TOWNHOMES 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
C O N D1 M I N I U M S
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...CONDOS!
STOP RENTING.
Buy NOW! Free list of new condos.
www.NewCondosNearUF.com
Campus Realty 336-3900 3-8-20-5

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. $139,900. 352-246-5958
2-28-1 5-5


1 BR/1BA NW Condo.
$106,500 352-213-3943
2-20-5-5

3/2 Condo, Renovated w/new ceramic tile,
carpet, paint, lights, and more! W/D incl.
Sparrow Condominiums on Tower Rd.. On
bus route. $122,900 352-262-1135 2-27-
10-5

Reduced SW 2BR/1 BA
1986 12x 60 Oak Park Village. 1-5
All appliances +W/D included. $4,500.
352-338-7610 2-20-5-5

MOVE IN NOW!! on 13th a big house 4/2
with a huge yard & fireplace & parking!! Only
$225,000. Live with friends!! Come see it.
Call 954-483-9190. Near UF! 2-19-3-5


~


1


0* Real Estate


OWN AT COUNTRYSIDE 4/4 CONDO
Tiled living area & kitchen. Owner occupied.
Clean and well maintained. Price $179,900.
Owner is licensed realtor with 'ERA Trend
Realty. Call 352-870-8459 for details. 3-
8-15-5

AAH! Cool Mountain Breezes! Murphy,
North Carolina Affordable Land, Homes,
.Mountain Cabins, on Lakes, Mountains &
Streams. FREE BROCHURE (877)837-
2288 Exit Realty Mountain View Properties
www.exitmurphy.com. 2-16-1-5

BEAUTIFUL N. CAROLINA. WINTER
SEASON IS HERE! MUST SEE THE
BEAUTIFUL PEACEFUL WESTERN NC
MOUNTAINS Homes, Cabins, Acreage &
INVESTMENTS. CHEROKEE MOUNTAIN
GMAC REAL ESTATE... cherokeemountain
realty.com Call for free brochure (800)841-
5868. 2-16-1-5

NC Gated Lakefront Community. Pleasantly
mild climate 1.5 acres, 90 miles of shoreline.
Never offered before with 20% pre-de-
velopment discounts, 90% financing. Call
(800)709-5253. 2-16-1-5

35+ ACRES JUST $29,900 ONLY $177/
MONTH!* Gorgeous Southern Colorado
Ranches. Electric/ Cable/ Phone/ Internet
available. 300 days per year of sunshine.
Room for horses, ATV's, off-road fun.
PHASE II Grand Opening Sale- Sat. 2/24
Call NOW for more info. (866)OWN-LAND
X2141. *Monthly payment of $176.60 based
upon purchase of $29,900 w/ 10% down
and the remaining $26,910 financed via a
3-year interest only loan with a fixed rate of
7.875%. Rates and terms subject to change
without notice. Offer void where prohibited.
2-16-1-5

NORRIS LAKE PROPERTIES Waterfront-
#902, .77ac's only $125,000 Lake view-#144,
3.5ac's only $48,900 Call Lakeside Realty @
(888)291-5253 or Visit www.lakesiderealty-
tn.com. 2-16-1-5

Got North GA Mountain Fever? We Have
The Cure... We can Help You Find The
Perfect Place Here. Sales and Rentals.
Toccoa Wilderness Realty & Cabin Rental,
LLC. www.ToccoaWildernessRealtyandCab
inRental.com (706)632-2606 OR (706)435-
8735 NorthGeorgia4Sale@tds.net. 2-16-1-5

NC MOUNTAIN PROPERTY CLOSEOUT
SALE! Saturday, February 24th! 2-5 Acre
Mountain Estates. Starting at $34,900.
Huge Views! Mountain Creeks! Call Now to
Reserve Your Appointment! (800)230-6380,
x790. 2-16-1-5

1,000 Acres. One hour west of Nashville,
TN. Wooded. Creeks. $1400.00 per acre.
Possibility dividing. Rodney (812)639-3449
or Mike (812)695-2008. 2-16-1-5

40 MILE MTN VIEWS 9 +/- AC $116,900.
Incredible mountain getaway, private
National Forest and Trout Stream access.
Perc, new survey, near Blacksburg VA Call
owner direct at (877)202-2727. 2-16-1-5

GA/FL Border. Grand Opening Sale! 20 AC
$99,900. Pay No Closing Costs 20 wooded
acres in GA. Coastal region. Loaded w/
wildlife. Long rd frontages, utils, new survey.
Subdivision potential. Excellent Financing.
CALL NOW (800)898-4409 X 1115. 2-16-
1-5

Lake Access Bargain 1+ Acres, $34,900
with FREE Boat Slips! RARE opportunity to
own land on spectacular 160,000 acre recre-
ational lake! Mature oak & hickory, park- like
setting with lake access. Paved rd, under-
ground utilities. Excellent financing. Prime
waterfronts available. Call now (800)704-
3154, X 916. 2-16-1-5

LARGE TROUT STREAM 17 ACRES-
$199,900- STATE ROAD FRONTAGE A very
RARE land offering over 1200 feet of a large
private trout stream. Great low rate financing
available. Call now, new to market. (877)777-
4837. 2-16-1-5

Mid Winter Sale! Golf Homesites Just
$89,900. MAKE NO PAYMENTS UNTIL
2008! Pristine wooded homesites.
Spectacular golf community. Mountains of
SC. Limited time offer. Call (866)334-3253,
X 1185. 2-16-1-5


5 Real Estate


NC MOUNTAINS Log Cabin shell on moun-
tain top, view, trees, waterfall & large public
lake nearby, paved private access, gated
community, $139,500 owner (866)789-
8535. 2-16-1-5

NEW PRICE! 10+ AC- $299,000! UPSCALE
Equestrian Gated Community! 200 Year old
Oaks. Established lush pastures. Paved
private rds, u/g utilities. 2 miles from HITS!
Exc financing! Call (868)352-2249 X 1156.
2-16-1-5

RARE! NATIONAL FOREST FRONTAGE
& TROPHY TROUT STREAM. LARGE
ACREAGE PARCELS NEW TO MARKET.
www.NationalForestLarnd.com. 2-16-1-5

WATERFRONT BARGAINS! 1 TO 7 acre
waterfronts in Alabama from $49,900- Boat
to Gulf of Mexico! Beautifully wooded, pan-
oramic water views, trophy fishing/ hunting.
Next to state parks. County road frontage,
utilities, county water. Excellent financing.
Must see. Call now (800)564-5092 X 527.
2-16-1-5

160 Acres Northeast Alabama 8 year old
planted pines joins Talladega National
Forest, road frontage, creek, excellent hunt-
ing, lake site $475,000 (256)239-7808 or
(256)239-8001. 2-16-1-5

Auction 115+/- acres divided homesites,
cropland, hunting, planted pines, Worth
County, GA. 2 commercial warehouses,
Doerun, GA. Saturday, March 3 @ 10 a.m.
(800)323-8388 www.rowellauctions.com.
2-16-1-5

PALM HARBOR Factory Liquidation Sale.
2006 Models Must Go! Modular, Mobile &
Stilt Homes. 0% DOWN When You Own Your
Own Land!! Call for FREE Color Brochure.
(800)622-2832. 2-16-1-5

$0 DOWN HOMES Gov't & Bank
Foreclosures! Low or no down! No credit OK!
Call Now! (800)749-2905. 2-16-1-5

FLORIDA WATERFRONT LAND SALE! 3
Acre Deep Water Access Properties From
Only $79,900! Dockable Properties Starting
at only $249,900! Call Now! (866)950-5263
EXT. 3317. 2-16-1-5

South Central Florida. Owner Says Sell!! 5
Acres- $99,000. 50% Below Recent Certified
Appraisal. Unbelievable opportunity to own
5 acres of meadows & woods in excellent
location. 50% OFF recent appraisal!! Great
financing. Call now (866)352-2249, x 1097.
2-16-1-5


F furnishings


BED QUEEN $100 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 4-25-72-6

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

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

BED KING $170 PILLOWTOP
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in
plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588 Can
deliver. 4-25-72-6

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

Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
4-25-72-6

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

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







FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16,2007 U ALLIGATOR, 11


0*I Furnishings

DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 4-25-
72-6

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

DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 4-25-72-6
"BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW"
"Full $80 Queen $100 King'$170**
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
4-25-72-6
BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$100 352-377-9846. 4-25-72-6
Bed-All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
4-25-72-6
BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-25-72-6
FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-25-72-6
Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
4-25-72-6

Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 4-25-72-6
Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $80 3174031

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




MOST WANTED



















Jamie Lester

Howard
Black Male
(DOB 01/10/65); 5'09",
175 Ibs, 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
ALACHUA cOUNTY

CRIME

STOPPERS

Call (352) 372-STOP


F Furnishings


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

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

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

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

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

Color TV 19" $40 La-Z-Boy recliner $40 0
full size bed $50 0 large dresser, solid wood
$75 0 queen size bed $60 *AIWA stereo w/
cd $60 old magazines -Aero Digest 1945-
1953 over 50 $95 335-5326 2-23-25-6


U 1 Computers


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


'I A4 Computer U-EEh

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

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






1-8-118-7






352.219.2980 rt..S
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


tI Computers

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

*****ALTRICK COMPUTERS*****
0 Computer/Laptop Repair *
Upgrades 0 Free Diagnosis 0
Will beat any price 0
813-918-7915 1215 NW 5th Ave 0
4-4-30-7



UI| Bicycles 1

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


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

SPECIAL SALE FOR THE 14TH. .1 SELL
ALL MY COLLECTION BARBIES FOR 1 K.
A GONE UF EXPERT SAYS DAYLIGHT
COME BUT WE DON'T GO HOME
BECAUSE I MOON H CALL 331-6495 3-
8-16-10

What Destroys Relationships? Answer pg
446 Buy and Read Dianetics by L. Ron
Hubbard Send $8.00 to: Hubbard Dianetics
Foundation, 3102 N. HabanaAve., Tampa FL
33607 (813)872-0722. 2-16-1-10

METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$ Buy Direct
From Manufacturer. 20 colors in stock with
all Accessories. Quick turn around! Delivery
Available (352)498-0778 (888)393-0335
Mention code 24. 2-16-1-10

ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do you earn
$800/day? 30 Machines, Free Candy All for
$9,995. (888)629-9968 B02000033. CALL
US: We will not be undersold! 2-16-1-10

WOLFF TANNING BEDS Buy Direct and
Save! Full Body units from $22 a month!
FREE Color Catalog CALL TODAY!
(800)842-1305 www.np.etstan.com. 2-16-
1-10

BUILDING SALE...Feb/March delivery or
deposit holds till Spring. 25'x40'x12' $4800.
40'x60'x16' $12,800. Front end optional.
Rearend included. MANY OTHERS! Pioneer,
(800)668-5422 or www.pioneersteel.com. 2-
16-1-10


I [Motorcycles, Mopeds)

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


mi Motorcycles, Mopeds) i

***SOLANO CYCLE*** Grand Op
Scooters from $899. Largest selection from Sunrise A
KYMCO, Daelim, Hyosung, Adly, Go-Ped, 3630 N M
Schwin, others. 2 yr warrantees. 352-375-
3550 SW 34th St 338-8450 solanocycle.com Buy Here
4-25-72-11


*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Providing excellent service and
new scooters at great pricesI
1901 NW67th Place, 336-1271
NEWwebsite 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 $1199.1 yr Warranties. We also service
ALL brands of scooters. Pickup Available.
Low Labor Rates.,Free estimates. 376-6275
4-25-72-11

SCOOTER SERVICE
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW rates and
services on any scooter. Pickup/drop off
avail. $19.99 oil change and tune ups.
Call us! 336-1271 -4-25-72-11

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

0000000* CASH PAID 00000000
For MOTORCYCLES OR SCOOTERS
Newer or Older Running or Not
Fast & Convenient Free Pick Up
Call today 352-441-0442
2-28-37-11

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 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

1999 YAMAHA RAZZ
4,500 miles, Runs Great. Priced to sell at
$525.352-281-0307 2-21-5-11


2I Autos

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

CARS -CARS Buy*SelleTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
4-25-72-12

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

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


Autos


ening
uto Sales
lain St.
9090
, Pay Here 4-25-72-12


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

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

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

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

JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY!
00* FREE FREE FREE* FREE***
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, 111k mi. $3400/OBO.
Call 352-327-2689 2-16-7-12

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

2005 HONDA
4 cyl, 4 dr, SDLX. BIk, 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

MAZDA B2300, 1994
5 speed, Brown w/topper and toolbox,
Aswsome stereo system, Runs great. $2000.
FIRM 352-328-8128 Gainesville 2-20-5-12

FORD TAURUS 1997
Excellent condition, everything works. New
tires, brakes, battery. 126k mi, ONLY $2500
FIRM. Call 514-3409 2-21-5-12

24/7 OnlineAuctions City North Miami Closes
2/21 Crown Vics, Tractors, Big Trucks, etc.
7% Buyers Premium www.miamisurplus.org
orwww,LSO.cc. 2-16-1-12

$500 POLICE IMPOUNDS Cars from $500!
Tax Repos, US Marshall and IRS sales!
Cars, Trucks, SUV's, Toyota's, Honda's,
Chevy's & more! For Listings Call (800)425-
1730 x2384. 2-16-1-12

2006 Hyundai Sonata LX
V6. All power. Alloy wheels. Leather, CD, key-
less entry, extra clean. Factory warranty. 17K
mi. $15,900 Call 514-8580 2-22-5-12

1997 Red Ford Escort LV
A/C, four doors. $2500. Contact Jordan @
404-314-4103 2-22-5-12


WS 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.







12,'ALLIGATOR E FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2007


Wanted


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

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

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

On going 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 3-2-72-13

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
3-2-72-13

Coins & Paper Money Wanted Retired
Engineer will pay premium prices for your
collection Traveling throughout Florida. For
appointment call Ralph at (800)210-2606.
2-16-1-13

WANTED: 10 HOMES To Show Off Our
New Lifetime Exterior Paint. Call Now to
see if your home qualifies, (800)961-8547.
(Lic.#CBC010111) 2-16-1-13

CASH PAID FOR Used Dish Network (NOT
DIRECTV) Satellite boxes (not dishes).
Highest Price Paid. Have model number
& receiver ready and call (866)642-5181
x1134. 2-16-1-13


*I Help Wanted

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

1 @ the independent florida

alligator

EARLY MORNING ROUTE DRIVER
Need someone extremely reliable. Need
van, truck or large car. Good pay. 5:00-7:
45 am. Apply at The Alligator office 1105 W.
University Ave. No calls please. AA/EOE.

the independent florida

alligator


ONE, DAY ONLY
Monday, Feb 19th, 9am-1:30pm
Requires walking or biking on campus.
Must know UF buildings. $8/hr.
Apply at office 1105 W. UnivAve.
Email smckearnan@alligator.org
S the independent florida

alligator

RETAIL ADVERTISING MANAGER
We are looking for a motivated, ener-
getic and sales driven individual to train a
student sales staff in outside advertising
sales. Emphasis on building new business
relationships and increasing existing client
base. Newpaper ad sales background an
advantage. Marketing experience a plus.
The Job is 100% sales. Modest salary, good
benefits and excellent working environment.
With resume, send cover letter that must
include salary requirements for you to be
considered for an interview. Send to: General
Manager, The Independent Florida Alligator,
POB 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604 Or email
tcarey@alligator.org. No phone calls. EOE.

LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over32, stable work history, clean driving re-
cord, drug-free, pers ref. www.carrsmith.com
for details. 4-25-72-14


Il Help Wanted


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

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

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 NW 4th 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 NW22nd 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 NW6th St
352-378-9204
4-25-72-14

*00 SOCCER COACHES6OO
needed for GSA rec and camp youth teams.
Experience required. License preferred for
comp. For info:
contact@gainesvillesoccer.org or 379-5979
4-25-72-14

PARADIGM PROPERTIES
Leasing Consultant, PT
Sales & customer service exp:
EOE, DFWP
220 N. Main; 352-375-2152 X301 x301
www.teamparadigm.com
4-25-30-14


I ll Help Wanted


University of Florida
Survey Research Center
408 W University Ave. suite 106
Apply Mon-Fri 9am-9pm
392-2908 ext. 105
BONUS + Paid Training
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 Smrokers! 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

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 MEXICAN 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
Florjda 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

Earn $2500 + monthly and more to type
simple ads online. www.DataAdEntry.com
4-25-60-14

Work smart/retire young, capitalize on the
digital shift. Make corporate income w/lst
ever, exploding co. Motivated individuals call
352-562-9054/352-871-2440 2-28-21-14

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


*i2 Help Wanted


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

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


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

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, EOE 2-28-14-14

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

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 Learning 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
through 8/15. Ref required. Email info to:
questions@ptorthodontics.com 2-16-5-14


11 .Help Wanted


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 momings
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
field with daily pay, monthly residual income,
free benefits package & 401K plan. Call 863-
557-1579 or visi www.freedomathometeam.c
om/40474110 2-19-5-14

Perfect PT Job
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
Training
Excellent Wages & Bonuses
Please fax resume
to
352-332-3834
2-19-5-14

OUTSIDE SALES TELECOM
FT entry level position. Salary, commis-
sion, mileage & benefits. EOEIDFWP.
Email resume to: employment@csi-
florida.com and reference "Alligator"
2-27-10-14

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

NERO'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT
Now hiring exp. servers, counter staff, buser
person, dishwasher, & catering delivery
person. Please apply at 5240 NW 34th St.
Across from YMCA. Call 2-4PM 372-7430
2-27-5-14








FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2007 N ALLIGATOR, 13


*1 Help Wanted


FULL TIME RECEPTIONIST POSITION..
Excellent computer & organizational skills.
Must be available from 9AM to 5 PM
Quickbooks a plus. Email resume to
Isutherland@352media.com 2-27-10-14

101 DOWNTOWN
Hiring all restaurant/bar positions. 201 SE
2nd Ave. Suite 101. Contact 407-810-0924
or 101downtown@gmail.com 3-20-20-14


Sears, Oaks Mall
Now hiring sales & stock positions. See store
for inquires. May apply online. AA/EOE. 3-
30-28-14





SBHD
FLGAINESVILLE 14 1FHD|
MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR (PT)
weekends & overnight. Operate tech equip-
ment, record program feeds, maintain logs.
Computer skills required. Entry level posi-
tion, will train. Fax 352-371-9353 or email
resume to hrdept@mygainesville.tv DFWP,
EOE 2-20-5-14


BIRKENSTOCK
Sales associates needed. Looking for fun,
outgoing, and responsible people. Flexible
hours, computer and web experience a plus!
Located in the Oaks Mall Plaza. Please
call 331-5008 or come by for an application!
2-20-5-14


*1 Help Wanted Help Wanted 1 Help Wanted Help Wanted
M 1--I )0VII ) -Im I J


WEB DESIGNER Strong HTML, CSS and
graphics design skills required. Work remote
on a contact basis. Please e-mail resume
and/or portfolio to resumes@vistaits.com
2-20-5-14

THE RED ONION NEIGHBORHOOD GRILL
Now hiring experienced prep/line cooks,
servers. Apply in person @ 3885 NW 24th
Blvd in the Uptown Village. No phone calls.
2-20-5-14

PART-TIME BREAKFAST F ATTENDANT.
5:30 to 10:30 am
Apply in person
Cabot Lodge, 3726 SW 40th Blvd.
Gainesville, FL 32608
2-21-5-14

LOVE...
working with people?!!
Get paid $9/hour to
lease great villa apts!
*Sales exp perferred*
Plus, great BONUS opps!
e-mail resume: mfoster@gremco.us
or fax to: 375-6396
2-28-10-14
Need
CHINESETUTOR
for 10th grader. Day 372-1011 or 213-8771;
eve 336-4971 2-21-5-14

ATTENTION SMOKERS
Do you want to quit smoking? Smokers are
needed to participate in a smoking cessation
study. You may be compensated for your
participation. If interested, call 392-0601 x
650 2-21-5-14


____ *










"Copyrighted Material


Syndicated Content ...

Available from Commercial News Providers"


:li





lib


F1


Part-Time/Full-Time/Big Time
The Body Shop at Home is seeking indepen-
dent consultants. To learn more please con-
tact: Maggie Brush, Independent Consultant,
@ 386-418-1305 or mbrushl@cox.net
2-23-7-14

MEDICAL ASSISTANT NEEDED for busy
dermatology office. Full-time with benefits
or part-time approximately 20 hours/week
or greater. Experience desired but willing
to train motivated, enthusiastic person.
Ideal position for pre-medical, nursing or
allied health student. One year commitment
needed. Fax resume to 352-332-2966 2-
28-10-14

Exactech, Inc

Web Technologist needed to support ongo-
ing maintenance of Internet and intranet
sites, and specifically web site applications.
Responsibilities include design web pages;
advise on the usage of Cascading Style
sheets, Dynamic HTML, and other key
concepts; design, develop, and implement
web site software; troubleshoot problems
or malfunctions; & manage web content.
Seeking degree candidate with 2-4 years
experience in IS Technology and Internet ex-
perience; and WebSpeed & Progress Skills.
Please submit cover letter and resume to
human.resources@exac.com. To learn more
about Exactech, Inc and this opportunity
please visit www.exac.com

Based in Gainesville, Fla., Exactech devel-
ops and markets orthopaedic implant devic-
es, related surgical instruments and biologic
materials and services to hospitals and phy-
sicians. The company manufactures many
of its orthopaedic devices at its Gainesville
facility. Exactech's orthopaedic products are
used in the restoration of bones and joints
that have deteriorated as a result of injury or
diseases such as arthritis. Exactech markets
its products in the United States and in more
than 25 countries in Europe, Asia, Australia
and Latin America. 2-19-3-14

Exactech, Inc
Web Content Developer

Come join a rapidly growing and publicly
traded medical device company, in a Web
Content Developer position. This is an ex-.
cellent opportunity for career development
and'to work in a team-based environment.
Responsibilities include design, develop, and
enhance corporate web sites; manage day-
to day web content; write content for all web.
sites; ensure web site architecture is user
friendly; develop and implement promotional
plans for web sites; and act as a liaison be-
tween Sales and Marketing and Information
Services. Candidates must have excellent
journalistic and technical writing skills; ex-
perience promoting websites; experience in
graphic and web design; and knowledge of
Internet technologies. A bachelor's degree
and 3 years experience in Internet writing
and web development is required. Send
cover letter, resume, and salary history to
www.human.resources@exac.com. Visit
www.exac.com for more information:


Based in Gainesville, Fla., Exactech devel-
ops and markets orthopaedic implant devic-
es, related surgical instruments and biologic
materials and services to hospitals and phy-
sicians. The company manufactures many
of its orthopaedic devices at its Gainesville
facility. Exactech's orthopaedic products are
S used in the restoration of bones and joints
that have deteriorated as a result of injury or
diseases such as arthritis. Exactech markets
its products in the United States and in more
than 25 countries in Europe, Asia, Australia
and Latin America. 2-19-3-14


Asst. Manager (FT) for large community -
Self starter with good communication skills.
Exp perferred but not required: Highly mo-
tivated, energetic, extremely friendly, multi-
tasker, prioritizing tasks a must. Some flex-
ibility to work weekends on occasion. Email
resumes to: hr@emmergroup.com or fax to
376-2260 DFWP, EOE. 2-21-5-14


GRAPHIC DESIGNER NEEDED FOR BUSY
SIGN SHOP. FT, EXP. PREF. $9.50/HR FAX
RESUME 352-692-4835 2-21-5-14


NEIGHBORHOOD CANVASSERS Any ma-
jor. Ability to engage others professionally,
positively, & effectively. PT, afternoon work.
Earn up to $19/hr. No sales involved. Attend
info session Feb 20, 6pm, 121 Reitz Union.
2-23-7-14


EXCHANGE PROGRAM
REPRESENTATIVE rewarding opportunity
working with high school exchange students.
Responsibilities include recruiting host fami-
lies, supervising students and working with
schools. Email resume or letter of interest to
AsseUSAeast@asse.com. 2-16-1-14


Part-time, Internet business. Earn $500-
$1000/month or more. Flexible hours.
Training provided. No investment required.
FREE details. www.K348.com. 2-16-1-14


ACT NOW! 21 CDL-A Drivers Needed 36-
43cpm/$1.20pm $0 Lease NEW Trucks
CDL-A + 3 mos OTR (800)635-8669. 2-
16-1-14


CALIFORNIA BOUND Bored, Broke or just
need a change of pace? Full time travel
with highly motivated sales team represent-
ing major publications. Must be 18 or older
and able to'start today. (866)350-2220. 2-
16-1-14


Driver-BYNUM TRANSPORT needs
qualified drivers for Central Florida- Local
& National OTR positions. Food grade
tanker, no hazmat, no pumps, great ben-
efits, competitive pay & new equipment.
(866)GO-BYNUM. Need 2 years experience.
2-16-1-14


Driver: DON'T JUST START YOUR
CAREER, START IT RIGHT! Company
Sponsored CDL training in 3 weeks. Must
be 21. Have CDL? Tuition reimbursement!
CRST. (866)917-2778. 2-16-1-14


Post Office Now Hiring. Avg. Pay $20/hour
or $57K annually including Federal Benefits
and OT. (800)709-9754 EXT.5799 USWA
Exam/Fee Req. 2-16-1-14


Earn Up to $550 WEEKLY Working through
the government PT No Experience. Call
Today!! (800)488-2921 Ask for Department
W21. 2-16-1-14


PT MORNING OR EVENING
help needed working at a driving range. Must
be available 5 days a week. Apply at 6007
SWArcher Road.
HIT ALL THE GOLF BALLS YOU WANT!!!
2-22-5-14


FITNESS INSTRUCTOR PT
Must have exp. w/children. Dedicated to
healthy nutrition. Enthusiastic & flexible.
Immediate opening. Please call 352-481-
4421 2-22-5-14


Web savvy Auto Enthusiast for PT.
Apply at Tomlinson Motor Company.
3580 North Main Street. Gainesville
2-22-5-14


Opening for outside sales. Available now.
Great training provided, great pay, and flex-
ible hours. For information call 352-283-8105
or email alecmartin@yourcollegetown.com
3-1-10-14


Guide School
Add a conversation starter to your resume
and Sample the Good Life! Learn to work
as a Whitewater Raft Guide with the people
who built the business Nantahala Outdoor
Center! 5 days rafting instruction on 2 scenic
southeastern rivers. Preferential consid-
eration given to Guide School graduates
for summer employment; ask about tuition
refund. Call 800-232-7238 x132, or visit
www.noc.com. 2-16-1-14


(;lA;tsvi i
SItjllh. riti ,s


Obtain valuable experience for your future!!
Gainesville Health & Fitness Center
is looking for highly motivated, responsible,
hardworking individuals
for the following positions...
Floor instructors
Kids' Club Attendants
Receptionists
Maintenance/Housekeeping
Limited positions available
APPLY TODAY
At 4820 Newberry Road!
2-16-1-14

General Maintenance
Towne Parc. Person needed full time, experi-
ence preferred. Call office 352-375-3072
4-25-60-14

Earn $5-7 per hour for participation in a
study on human performance and decision-
making. Come by room 375, Psychology
Building, UF campus to apply. 2-20-3-14


a ll Services


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

HYPNOTIST-Stop smoking. Improve mem-
ory & concentration. Eliminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Learn self-hypnosis.
Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH,
NGH certified 379-1079. 4-25-72-15

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

Want to be a CNA? Don't want te-~vait?
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 $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-1-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 TUT@R
First hour FREE. 10 years of experience.
Bilingual. Call Francisco at 352-494-8582
3-6-20-15

TutorGator.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








14, ALLIGATOR E FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2007


Connections


j] l Entertainment m Rides


"Can You Dig It?" Heavy Equipment School. ANONYMOUs Dearest Baby Boo Boo,
3wk training program. Backhoes, Bulldozers, You make me want to be a better man at
Trackhoes. Local job placement. Start HIV ANTIBODY TESTING You make me want to be a better man at
wanting to want you to want me to want you
digging dirt now. Call (866)362-6497 or Alachua County Health Dept. Call want to have my abortion. Night or day, prin-
(888)707-6886. 2-16-1-15 334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee) cess, you shine like a lighthouse.
Learn to buy Foreclosures, tax liens, and FLASHBACKS PAYS CASH FOR CLOTHES. Your Hot Chocolate,
rhabhe for nnies nn the dollar AMentonr We buy 10-5 M-Sat Opnen to shon til WE Dantrell Baby's Daddy


walks you through each deal A-Z to ensure ALSO BUY HOUSEHOLD ITEM. 211 WUniv
siUCFss 1800n433-455fR -f-1--1iR Ave 375-3752. 4-25-72-18


mI netimn


Your accredited High School Diploma in 30- *Family Chiropractic Entertainment
days or less. No classes. FREE evaluation.
www.fi~ishHighSchool.com (866)290-6596. Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F.
2-16-1-15 373-4-25
4-25-72-18


HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
TRAINING FOR EMPLOYMENT: Bulldozers, SAVE ON RAYBAN/SUNGLASSES
Backhoes, Loaders, Dump Trucks, Graders, University Opticians
Scrapers, Excavators; National Certification, U nv r 8
Job Placement Assistance; Associated 300SW4thAve.378-4480
Training Services (800)251-3274 www.equi 4-25-72-18


SPRING BREAK
SPRING BREAK ADS
WILL APPEAR
IN THIS SECTION
**9******************
3-9-87-21


.. .FLORIDA LAMB
AMERICA'S DRIVING ACADEMY Start your for your freezer or table Lake City 386-752-
driving career today! Offering courses in CDL 8441 2-16-1-18 WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKET
A. Low tuition fee! Many payment options! Every Sat & Sun Hwy 301
No registration fee! (866)889-0210 info@am 15 min from Gainesville 486-2255
ericasdrivingacademy.com. 2-16-1-15 4-25-72-21


BAHAMAS PLATINUM PACKAGE
*Spring Break Exclusive*

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

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

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

WE WILLBEATANY PACKAGE PRICE!
FL Seller of Travel Reg. No. ST35585
'3-2-82-21



OSUNGLASSESO
Dragon, Electric, OceanWaves
Spy, Smith, Von Zipper
Free T-Shirt with Costa Del Mar purchase
FREERIDE SURF SHOP
420 NW 13th St. 373-7873


Want to make a connection? Place your ad 2-28-10-21
DIVORCE$275-$350*COVERS children, etc. here to look for someone to share a common
Only one signature required! *Excludes govt. interest with or for your true love
fees! Call weekdays (800)462-2000, ext.600.
(8am-6pm) Alta Divorce, LLC. Established WILD HOOK-UP DATELINE Rocky Creek Paintball LOYAL GATOR FAN NEEDS
1977. 2-16-1-15 In Gainesville Better Prices
800-409-MEET Better Fields Better Call 371-2092 BASKETBALL
ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. 3-7-25-19 8-9-72-21 All games. 352-871-0146. 2-
*Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Computers
*Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance.
Computer provided. Financial Aid if qualified.
Call (866)858-2121 www.onlineTidewaterTec
h.com. 2-16-1-15


AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for high
paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA
approved program. Financial aid if qualified
- Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation
Institute of Maintenance (888)349-5387.
2-16-1-15


SHealth Services

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

All Women's Health Center
ABORTION
Free Pregnancy Test
RU-486 Available
378-9191
www.abortiongainesville.com
4-25-72-16
UNPLANNED PREGNANCY? Confidential,
compassionate adoption advice. Expenses
paid if needed. Choose life! www.america
nkidzadoption.com FL lic. # 1105-002-000
(727) 823-1537 or toll free (866) 525-3057
4-25-72-16
THE TRUE YOU!
Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks
Only $119!
Gain muscle while you lose fat
Groups forming now. 339-2199
4-25-72-16

ONLINE COUNSELING
Licensed, PhD. Additions,
Food Issues, Depression, Stress
$35/hour. http://www.Dr-ls-ln.com
4-25-72-16
ABORTION/ABORTION BY PILL (RU-486)
IV Sedation, Student Discount.
Well Woman Care & Birth Control
Bread & Roses Women's Health Center
www.breadroses.com 352-372-1664
4-25*-16
PSYCHOTHERAPY/COUNSELING
Experienced, licensed therapist.
Very affordable sliding scale
Free consultation
Call Tom 352-262-6423 2-19-5-16
SWF looking to lose 10 Ibs. in 5 weeks. Go to
eDiets.com. 2-16-1-16

CAREGIVER
Mature' lady to care for your loved one.
Caring, honest, experienced. Call 352-542-
-8540 or 210-1888 2-22-5-16


373-FIND
BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT.

Alligator Classifieds list products, services, jobs, etc. in a "directory" so readers can
find your ad more easily. This form explains how to place an ad, and how to deter-
mine the cost. Our Classified Advertising staff will be happy to help you, either in
person or by phone.

Alligator Classifieds may be placed in a number of ways:

PHONE IT IN.
If you have a valid MasterCard or Visa, you can place your ad by calling
373-FIND between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
MAIL IT IN.
You can mail your Alligator Classified form (no cash;..check, money
order, or MasterCard/Visa information only, please) to:

Alligator Classifieds
P.O. Box 14257
Gainesville, FL 32604
FAX IT IN.
If you have a valid Visa or MasterCard, you can place your ad by fax at
376-3015 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

IN PERSON:
Alligator Offices
You can place your ad in person by coming to our office at 1105 W. Uni-
versity Ave., between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., weekdays. Our trained,friendly
staff will be glad to help you with your ad.
Deadline for all of the above: (including payment and copy)
Deadlines are two business days prior to publication date, before 4 p.m.
(May be affected by holidays and special editions.)
On Campus
You can place your ad in person at the Alligator's convenient "remote"
location:
ON CAMPUS LOCATION:
Location Day Hours
Main Bookstore, Hub
Customer Service Desk.....M-F 8 a.m. 6 p.m.
Sat. 11 a.m. 5 p.m.
Deadline for ads placed on campus:
Deadline is three business days prior to publication date by 4 p.m.
(May be affected by holidays and special editions.)
Please use this form to place Alligator Classifieds. Please follow these instructions exactly.
Be careful to include everything you wish to say. Request for changes after the ad has been
ordered must be considered a new advertisement. THERE CAN BE NO REFUNDS OR
CREDITS AFTER PLACING THE AD. In the event of an error, the Alligatoris responsible
ONLY for the FIRST day it runs. Do not use foreign languages, double-entendres, or manner
of address which identifies the addressee to a third party. The acceptance of payment with
advertising copy does not constitute a binding agreement on the part of The Independent
Florida Alligatorto publish said copy. The Independent Florida Alligator reserves the right
to act as sole judge of the suitablility of any advertising copy submitted for publication and
reserves the right to edit, revise, delay, or reject any advertising copy submitted.


GMG TRANSPORT
23 Yrs. as the Official So. FI. 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



I Lost & Found



FOUND: DOG
Young, black, male. White chest marking.
Timid but friendly. Downtown Gainesville
area. Please call to ID 352-337-2988 2-
16-3-25


TIX
28-41-22.


- M-M---- = M E M M M


I I






I



I I

I I

I I
I I

I I


>



(D

(D


cD
C




CD


CD
:r
0
0


-o *
T- > K.


03 i



SmO
0
17-







0 3 m |
m rn i|
CASH CK


CO

0)
L i







II




OFFICE USE ONLY I
Sp. chg
CASH______CK______
Rec. By


I CLASSIFICATIONS (Check one) RATES I


I 1. For Rent: Fumishe __ 14. Help Wanted
2. For Rent: Unfumished 15. Services
3. Sublease: House/Apt 16. Health Services
S4. Roommates 17. Resumes/Typing Services
S5. Real Estate 18. Personals
6. Fuiture/Household Items 19. Connections
S7. Computers 20. Events/Notices
I_ 8. Stereos/Electronics 21. Entertainment
S9. Bicycles 22. Tickets
_.10. For Sale 23. Rides
__ 11. Mopeds/Motorcycles 24. Pets
12. Autos 25. Lost & Found
_313. Wanted

S Q MASTERCARD Q VISA EXP.DATE
S CREDIT CARD


(Circle One) I
1 Day........$6.00
2 Days......$11.00 I
3 Days......$14.00
4 Days......$17.00
5 Days......$20.00

Additional Days
$2.00 each I
-- -Days = $ --

Additional Lines
$2.00 each line, each day I
._ Add'l Lines = $_


M M M M M M M M M M MIM


1i


Services


I 3i.


Personals


1 1W1


I~n


/.


I L











Sports
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2007


ALLIGATOR
www.alligatorSports.org


Gators look for


records, SEC title
By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Staff Writer
jmarina@alligator.org

Some may say that after coming back from an 18-point deficit
against Alabama the largest rally during Billy Donovan's ten- '
ure the Gators are starting to feel the pressure.
Forward Corey Brewer would argue otherwise.
"Everybody says there's pressure, but why do we have the -----
pressure?" Brewer said. "We're the No. 1 team. Don't you think
there's pressure on the other teams trying to beat us?"
Vanderbilt (17-8, 7-4 Southeastern Conference) is next in line
to experience that pressure when the Commodores host the -
Gators (24-2, 11-0 SEC) on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Already tied for the longest win streak in school history, UF
can set a record with an 18th consecutive win. A victory would
top the 2002-03 and 2005-06 teams for the.most
regular season wins in UF history.
"They've got a real strong desire to want to
win," UF coach Billy Donovan said. "They've
men's always given me a great'effort. I think it's
Basketball been very hard-pressed to find games where
our guys didn't give a great effort. I think it's
a tribute to their character and their makeup
as kids."
If the Gators pull out the win and No. 20 Kentucky loses at
No. 25 Alabama on Saturday, UF will clinch the SEC regular
season title for the first time. With only five games left in the
regular season, more and more talk of an undefeated conference
season swirls around the.team, but the Gators have embraced
Donovan's philosophy of living in the moment.
"Someone asked, 'When are your next two games?' But I can
only tell you when the next game is," Brewer said. "You really
can't look forward because anybody can beat you. And we really
don't want to lose."
A victory would be particularly sweet for Brewer, whose
hometown is roughly 40 miles from Nashville.
"It's always fun going home," Brewer said. "My whole com-
munity, half of Portland, everyone I talk to will probably be Tim Casey/Alligator Staff
UF forward Corey Brewer goes up for a dunk during the first half of
SEE HOOPS, PAGE 16 the Gators' 76-67 win against Alabama on Wednesday.


UF, Alabama tangle in winless SEC clash


* THE GATORS WILL PLAY THEIR
FIRST GAME AFTER PECK'S FIRING.

By BRIAN STEELE
Alligator Staff Writer
bsteele@alligator.org

They lost their closest game of the confer-
ence season, tied the longest losing streak in
program history and their coach got fired.
That's just the past seven days for the UF
women's basketball team.
During the press conference announcing
her firing Monday, Coach Carolyn Peck said
how much she loved the university and her
team.
That love is something the players look
to reciprocate when the Gators (6-20, 0-11


"Since I've been here,
found out the meaning
family is."



Southeastern Conference) train
- also winless in SEC play -
The Crimson Tide are ridi
losing streak and have lost
points their last three times ou
Among their remaining
Gators have their best char
against Alabama.
"It's an emotional time,"
Bowden said in a typed state
just going to try and do the b


I've really est of the year, even though we know she's
e really leaving now. Our focus right now is on beat-
of what a ingAlabama."
Peck may be gone, but she has certainly
left her mark on the players.
Kim Critton "Since I've been here, I've really found
UF guard out the meaning of what a family is," sopho-
more guard Kim Critton said in a statement.
vel to Alabama "Throughout all types of things, we've stuck
*on Sunday ... together. It's sad when the person who
ng an 11-game brought you in isn't going to finish what they
by at least 40 started."
t. UF athletics director Jeremy Foley hinted
opponents, the recruiting was an issue in buying out the
ce for victory remaining year of her contract, but Peck's
upbeat charisma won her players over.
guard Depree "I came here because I loved the coach-
tement. "We're ing staff," freshman Sharielle Smith said in
est we can the a statement.


UF aFiSG -'1..

Hurricanes.


storm into


Gainesville

By ALEX WEINTRAUB
Alligator Writer

About this time last year, the
Gators baseball team swept Miami
in Coral Gables to improve to 6-1.
The squad was near the top of the
college baseball world with a No. 2
ranking and a trip to the national title
series fresh in mind from the previ-
ous year.
Fast forward to the end of the sea-
son, and it was a far different story
The Gators sat at home, dead last in
the Southeastern Conference. Miami
was in the College
World Series, only
a few wins shy of
I: ; a national cham-
pionship.
"It just goes to
show you that last
year was a down
LaPorta year," UF first
baseman Matt
LaPorta said. "We could have had -
a good shot to go there if we played
like we played at the beginning of
the year."
The team will try to duplicate last
season's success against Miami this
weekend when the No. 5 Hurricanes
(3-2) come to town.
The Gators (2-2) will have to do
so without junior third baseman
Brandon McArthur, who is expected
to be out for seven to 10 days with a
sore elbow.
McArthur is one of the few re-
turning starters from last season's
team.
Coach Pat McMahon said the
squad will miss the third baseman's
experience, which would come in
handy against a team like Miami.
"That's obviously not very ideal,"
McMahon said. "But it's an op-
portunity for Clayton Pisani to step
forward and see how he responds
to that."
Aredshirt freshman, Pisani began
the season as McArthur's backup,
but he has since made three starts.
SEE BASEBALL, PAGE 16


UMen's basketball: No. 1 UF at
Vandy, CBS, Saturday, 1 p.m.

SBaseball: UF vs. No. 5 Miami
Sun Sports, Sunday, 1 p.m.


a Gymnastics: No. 1 UF vs.
No. 22 Kentucky
O'Connell Center, Friday, 7 p.m.
a Softball: Cox Communications
Classic, Florida Softball Stadium


U UF's women's tennis and both swim-
ming teams are prepping for weekend
action while Santa Fe's baseball team
dropped its second straight game. For
complete coverage, check the Web site.


a 2002: Third baseman Pat Osborn ties Brad
Wilkerson's school record of 14 total bases
in one game against Winthrop. He was later
drafted by the Cleveland Indians that year
with the 72nd pick.


pg~osras~s~asat~






16, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2007


No. 1 UF hosts Kentucky in cancer awareness meet


By RACHEL ROBINS
Alligator Writer

Even though UF's gymnastics team (9-0-1,
3-0-1 Southeastern Conference) is No. 1, it got
outperformed last week.
No. 2 Georgia crushed Alabama, earning a
198, which is .35 higher than UF's best team
score of the year.
The Gators will try to dethrone the Bulldogs
when they take on No. 22 Kentucky (3-4,0-4
SEC)Yonight at 7 in the O'Connell Center.
Both teams will don pink leotards to raise
awareness for breast cancer as part of the


Gators' Link to Pink program.
"We can't focus on what (Georgia is) doing
or what they are scoring," UF coach Rhonda
Faehn said. "That's something we can't con-
trol. We can only focus on what we're doing
and to try and produce the best result each
weekend to be able to try and score a 198. For
us, to compare now it's pointless."
Last year against Kentucky, UF had prob-
lems on uneven bars.
The Gators hope' these problems will be
erased by redshirt freshman Melanie Sinclair.
Sirclair, UF's best bars performer, missed
last season with a torn ACL.
This will be her first meet against the


":: .-to' ^,rs, ONLINE ,
For more information on the
gymnastics team's "Link to PinK" cause,
visit alligatorSports.org tonight.
Wildcats.
With only six meets until the SEC
Championship, Faehn is still tweaking her
lineup to find the perfect ingredients for a
winning team. She wants to have the lineup,
as well as the correct order, finalized two
meets before SECs.
"At this point of the season, we're starting
to narrow down heavily our lineups, figuring
out just about who's going to be in the lineup,


what our top six is for that lineup and the cor-
rect order that we want them to compete in,"
Faehn said. "Our goal is to continue to perfect
our routines and get our landings."
This will be a difficult feat due to the injury
of a key floor exercise performer, Nicola Willis.
Willis' Achilles has been inflamed off and on.
The,injury has limited her routines.
She has worked on balance beam and bars
while waiting for it to heal.
"She's actually doing a lot better," Faehn
said. "It's still not time for us to push her out
on floor (exercise). We are hoping that one or
two meets before SECs well be able to get her
back out there."


UF SOFTBALL

Gators ready for home debut


By KARL HYPPOLITE
Alligator Writer

Despite the UF softball
team's strong-play away from
Gainesville, the Gators are anx-
iously awaiting today's home
opener against Fordham.
"It's going to be a lot of
fun," senior pitcher Stacey
Stevens said. "Especially
since we've gotten a lot of the
nerves and the jitters out in
playing those first games.
"And I love pitching at
home because I'm from
Gainesville with the home
crowd watching us and cheer-
ing us."
No. 19 UF (6-1) will ap-
preciate the fans' efforts in
the Cox Communications


Classic as it welcomes the
Rams, as well as No. 24 North
Carolina State, Marshall and
UT-Chattanooga.

"One through nine,
we're able to get a good
hit."
Tim Walton
UF softball coach


The Gators hope playing
at home can help it gain more
consistency at the plate.
UF is averaging just 3.2
runs per game, relying on
pitching and defense instead.
"Obviously, when you play
at home you're a bit more ex-
cited and you bring a bit more
energy," UF coach Tim Walton


said. "Hitting is contagious
both positively and negatively,
and I think we'll be able to get
on a hot streak at home."
Walton .believes that UF's
depth in the batting order
gives his team an advantage,
despite the lack of runs.
"One through nine, we're
able to.get a good hit," he said.
"We've already had about 10
kids come up with big hits."
Sophomore transfer
Alexandra Gardiner is an ex-
ample of this.
The first baseman entered
Wednesday's doubleheader
against South Florida with a
.214 batting average but went
on to hit a tie-breaking home
run in the top of the seventh
inning.


Noah next in line for 1,000


HOOPS, from page 15

there."
If half of Portland shows up, a
crowd of roughly 5,000 will see if
Brewer and Co. can put a bleiish
on Vanderbilt's 5-0 home record
during SEC play. Forward Al
Horford said he knows the Gators
cannot have another slow start like
they did against Alabama:
"We're definitely aware of
them now and we know we have
to come out with good intensity,
because we can't afford to come
out and get down like that on the
road," Horford said. "We have to
be able to come out strong."
After a rough offensive first
half against Alabama in which
the Gators shot 40.7 percent from


the field and 10 percent from the
3-point line, UF will take com-
fort in the confines of Memorial
Gymnasium.
Both Taurean Green and
Horford said the Gators love play-
ing at the arena
because the
rims are sweet
for a shooter's
touch.
That's good
news for Joakim
Noah, who is
Hord next in line to
reach 1,000 ca-
reer points.
He needs 18 more to become
the third starter to hit the mark in a
two-week span, following Brewer
and Green.


LaPorta faces summer league teamma


BASEBALL, from page 15

However, tonight will be his first against a
high-profile team such as the Hurricanes.
SStill, don't expect Miami coach Jim Morris
to take the Gators lightly, even without
McArthur.
UF has claimed five straight in the rivalry,
and LaPorta has frustrated Miami pitchers in


the last two series.
"When you think of UF right now, you
think of LaPorta," Morris said. "He's the guy
that's the heart of the lineup, the guy you don't
want (beating) you."
Friday night's game figures to be a pitch-
er's dual between two,of the best aces in the
nation.
The Gators will send junior Bryan
Augenstein to the mound, while Miami coun-


te in Friday night's pitching showdown
Sunday for UF, respectively.
"When you think of UF right now, Maine willbe a familiar face to IaPorta, as
you think of LaPorta." they were teammates last summer in the Cape
Jim Morris Cod League.
Miami baseball coach "If I get some time I might run (to Miami's
hotel) and say hello," LaPorta said. "We
always kidded around with each other this
ters with lefty Scott Maine. summer about how last year. ... He struck me
Sophomore Stephen Locke and freshman out. He would never let that one go.
Billy Bullock are slated to start Saturday and "I've got to get back at him this year."


Richard 3

Selwach


New and Used Books
Gifts, Cards, and Accessories
Booll OaIIeruqp
a Gainesville Legend t
Mllhopper Publix Shopping center we buy books
NW 16hBIlvd. NW435t. 371-1234


cIjq wat "irz nwfeat al p9zie&I


People like you Donate Plasma.
Earn up to $180/month
Donating Plasma Regularly.


DC
150 NW 61h St.


I Biologicals


352.378.9204


Gainesville www.dciplasma.com '
in out how'* thusnd of peopl sav lie anetacs


Occupation: DCI Center Manager
Hobbies: gardening, aerobics. laying
on the beach.
Why Donate Plasma:
"For the kids'you never know when a
little one will need it.


Special $10 Offer:
New Donors Bring this ad
for $5 extra on 2nd 8 4th
donation
- - -- -tt


contact: 352.514.2626 or 352.373.8884 jouei@eagletracetownhomes.com
1609 NW 25th Rd. Gainesville, FL 32605


< Uassic Carwash ) |



301SW Acher Rd. 374-9227
Sisssusassiseivs~~~iS~~~-