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VOLUME 100 ISSUE 120
closer for UF
By JESSICA DaSILVA
A bill that would allow UF to charge students
money on top of tuition was passed by a state Senate
committee Wednesday. .
The Committee on Higher Education passed
the bill, written by committee chairman Sen. Steve
Oelrich, with a 3-2 vote.
If it passes through the Legislature, the bill would
enable UF President Bernie
UF Machen to implement his
Administration "Academic Enhancement
Program," which would charge
incoming students an additional $1,000 a year.
Students would pay the fee in the fall, and the mon-
ey would go toward hiring 200 new faculty members
and 100 academic advisers over four years.
The bill does not specifically mention UF or the
program but would give the State University System's
highest governing body, the Board of Governors, the
final say on such fees. Currently, the Legislature must
approve of any tuition increases or new fees.
Oelrich, who represents Alachua County, said he
intends for UF to be the only university to institute the
fee for the first year.
SEE PROGRAM, PAGE 8
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Expo plugs alternative transport
* A SEGWAY WAS FASTER
THAN AN SUV IN A RACE.
By DANIELLE TORRENT
A Segway took on a sport utility
vehicle and won.
As part of UF and Gainesville's
bicycle- and pedestrian-safety event
on campus Wednesday, organizers
pitted a personal transporter against
a Ford Explorer in a race across cam-
pus to see which mode of transporta-
tion was faster.
Starting at the Reitz Union, the
drivers were required to pick up
small items at different locations on
campus, from the O'Connell Center
to Norman Hall. The Segyray made
the round trip in 22 minutes, while
the gas-guzzler took 50 minutes.
The Campus Commuter
Challenge kicked off an alternative
transportation expo held on the Reitz
Union Colonnade and North Lawn
Terrace as part of the city's Bike, Hike
and Bus Week.
From a demo exercise bike from
Gainesville Health and Fitness
Center to free color-changing 'cups
from Alachua County Fire Rescue,
the event featured 10 organizations
that provided students with trans-
One event visitor, Gainesville
resident Bob W. Law, said he has
used biking as his main mode of
transportation since 1991 for health
and environmental reasons.
"(Gainesville) is promoted as a bi-
cycle-friendly city, but in fact, people
get killed," said Law, who heard
SEE BIKE, PAGE 8
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UF civil engineering senior Kevin Poole tests out a Segway Wednesday
afternoon outside the Reitz Union.
TOM JONES 1944-2007
Women's track and field coach loses fight with cancer
By JOEY CHINDAMO
All it took were his calm words of encour-
agement to give his athletes the confidence
they needed to win the race.
Tom Jones, the UF women's track and field
coach since 1992, died Wednesday morning
in Gainesville after a battle with cancer. He
Jones is survived by his wife, Sandy; his
sons, Chris and Sean; his daughter-in-law,
Kate; his grand-daughters, Sarah and Abby, a
press release stated.
Maicel Malone, one of Jones' former ath-
letes at Arizona State University, where he
coached from 1988 until 1992, said she imme-
diately drove to Gainesville from Tallahassee
when she heard the news of Jones' death.
Malone, the current head coach of Florida
Agricultural and Mechanical University's
women's track and field
team, said she met Jones
in 1988. She was in train-
ing camp for the 1988
Olympics when he intro-
duced himself as her new
-coach at ASU.
One of her fondest
Jones memories of their time to-
gether was in 1991, when
she set the U.S. record for the 400-meter dash
and the 4x400 relay.
"Coach Jones was a very confident, great
coach from the beginning," Malone said. "He
instilled that confidence in me. That was the
start of our great career together."
Malone, whom Jones called "Cellie" on the
track, described Jones as a positive and calm
She said he never had to raise his voice to
SEE COACH, PAGE 8
M UF's Sweet 16
date with Butler
on Friday conjures
memories of Mike
beater In 2000. The
win against Butler
sparked a title-
game run that year.
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Senate president chosen
By JOANNA BLAZ
Robert Agrusa's voice trembled as he
stood at the lectern Tuesday night for his
first speech as Student Government Senate
"Sorry, I'm kind of nervous," Agrusa
said,.as his sunburned face turned redder.
After being sworn in, the senators, who
were elected in the spring elections, unani-
mously chose Agrusa as their president and
Kevin Reilly as president pro-tempore.
Agrusa, Reilly and 46 new senators were
sworn in by SG Supreme Court Chief Justice
Jessica Gavrich. Agrusa replaced Josh Weiss,
and Reilly replaced Samuel Green.
Sen. Steven Kelly nominated Agrusa,
the former chairman of the Judiciary
Committee, for president. Many other sena-
tors praised Agrusa.
"(Agrusa) was able to put the (student)
groups at ease even when we were asking
difficult questions," Sen. Keith Hardwick
Under his leadership, Agrusa said he
wants to see more tangible legislation and
better athletic ticket distribution.
Reilly said he intends to work hand-in-
hand with Agrusa to meet those goals. He
also wants to focus on increasing textbook
"It's something everybody struggles
with," Reilly said.
The president and pro-tempore are in of-
fice for six months.
"(Agrusa) was able to put the
(student) groups at ease even when
we were asking difficult questions."
At his last meeting, Sen. Lewis Curtwright
thanked the other senators and Weiss for
their leadership, and Weiss said he would
continue to be involved in Senate.
"You don't need a title to serve students,"
Outgoing Sen. Gavin Baker also spoke at
Baker said in an interview that he was
cynical of SG at first, but this year's Senate
was exceptionally open-minded.
"I was lucky to serve with great senators
on both sides," he said.
SFCC hopefuls debate
By KATIE EMMETS
Alligator Contributing Writer
Two SFCC Student Government
debates were held on the college's
campus on Wednesday.
One was held in the Oak Grove
during the afternoon so students
could stop by and watch. The
other took place before the evening's
Student Senate meeting.
Both debates gave the Liger,
United Students, Genesis and One
parties the chance to state their plat-
forms and answer questions.
Gavin Rollins, the Liger Party
presidential candidate, described his
party as ligerlike: strong like a tiger,
with the leadership of a lion.
When asked about student in-
volvement in SG, the United Students
Party presidential candidate, Tara
McDowell, said she feels strongly
about bringing SG to the students
- not the other way around. She
said she wants to create an SG "Street
team" to recruit new members.
Although the Genesis Party has
committed infractions like cam-
paigning in the off-limits S Building
on campus presidential candidate
Kenny Etienne told the Student Senate
he believes ethics are important.
Santa Fe did, we take re-
Community sponsibility for it,"
College he said.
In an attempt to
solve some finan-
cial aid issues, Genesis representa-
tives said the party plans to hire more
financial aid advisers at the other
SFCC campuses so students who do
not attend the Northwest Campus
will still have immediate access.
The One Party's vice presidential
candidate, Tatianna Kelaita, was
asked what was the most important
thing she wanted to accomplish.
Kelaita said that only 60 percent of
SFCC students get accepted into UF,
and that she'd like to improve this.
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Narcissism on rise among 'Generation Me,' study says
Students cockier, UF psychiatrist agrees
By KRYSTINA GUSTAFSON
Alligator Contributing Writer
UF junior Alex Hammel will
find any excuse not to wear a shirt,
said his friend and fellow junior
"It doesn't matter what the
theme of the party is I feel like he
can find a way not to wear a shirt,"
Baker said. "It was a Christmas
party, and it was literally 35 degrees
outside, and he wore boxers and a
hat, and that was it."
"It was a Santa hat!" Hammel
said in defense.
Hammel's confidence in his
physique is part of a growing trend
among college students in America,
according to a recent study released
by San Diego State University.
The study, which surveyed more
than 16,000 students nationwide
between 1982 and 2006, reported
narcissism, also known as self-
centeredness, is at an all-time high
among college students.
Its results were based on stu-
dents' responses to yes-or-no ques-
tions such as "I like to be the center
of attention" and "If I ruled the
world, it would be a better place."
Michelle Jacobs, a psychia-
trist at UF's Student
Student Health Care Center,
Lif@ believes the increase
is due to students in
"Generation Me" believing they
are entitled to anything they want,
"If you look at children these
days, you see they are much more
catered to than in previous gen-
erations," she said. "The family
has become more focused on their
children's activities, which has fed
into the idea of: 'My mom did it for
me, so why can't I get it now?'"
Jacobs believes the reason
today's parents spoil their children
is so they can make the most of the
opportunities they never had them-
selves. For example, since she was
not able to dance as a child, Jacobs
leaves work early twice a week to
take her two daughters to dance
"My mom wasn't able to do that
for me, so now I make sure that I do
it for them," she said. "Many fami-
lies have similar situations, and as a
result, children have become more
Although Jacobs believes there
has been a rise in self-centered-
ness among college students, she
doesn't agree with the study, which
reported that two-thirds of college
students are narcissistic. However,
she does believe the majority of col-
lege students have narcissistic traits
- like a significant amount of self-
love. She also said they often show
a lack of empathy.
"When you're older and have a
family, you have a lot more respon-
sibilities and people to care for," he
said. "Right now, we have nothing
to worry about besides ourselves."
STUDENT '.6TIC'T I1
Grad student team reaches out to Africans with AIDS
By MICHELLE STUCKEY
Alligator Contributing Writer
While pills and pamphlets are important
to global AIDS-relief, one group from UF
wants to focus on the emotional side of the
problem as well.
Cirecie West-Olatunji, a UF assistant
professor of counselor education, will lead
a group of graduate students and counsel-
ing professionals on a disaster relief outreach
program in southern Africa in July.
The group will visit Johannesburg and
Cape Town, South Africa; and Gaborone,
Botswana, to deal with the trauma of HIV
and AIDS victims, West-Olatunji said.
A 15-member team of UF graduate
students has been planning the trip since
"As much as I've heard about HIV and
AIDS in Africa, I've never heard it discussed
in the same context with mental health," said
Shirley St. Juste, a UF alumna and one of
the group's counseling professionals. "That
After Sept. 11, the U.S. federal government
gave more money to mental health organiza-
tions to deploy mental health professionals to
disaster sites, said West-Olatunji.
"Many of the professionals who were de-
ployed lacked adequate culturally responsive
skills," she said. "As a member of the leader-
ship in counseling, I knew that I would have
the resources and support to do something
The trip will be co-led by Gargi Roysircar-
Sodowsky, who has been working on disaster
response with West-Olatunji for the past year.
They are hoping the trip will give them a
model to use in discussions on how to use
cultural sensitivity in counseling during di-
"Creating this model is right on time," St.
Juste said. "We live in traumatic times, and
the No. 1 thing is that you need to know how
to connect to people, and it does need to be
"We live in traumatic times, and
the No. 1 thing is that you need to
know how to connect to people."
Shirley St. Juste
The counseling outreach team will be
visiting the University of Botswana, which
recently became accredited for their counsel-
ing program, West-Olatunji said.
It is unsure whether the outreach team
will be able to counsel people in Africa be-
cause of international licensing issues, said
West-Olatunji. They will, however, be able
to train, shadow professionals and serve as
consultants, she said.
The team is also holding a book drive for
counseling, psychology, education or health
books to stock the University of Botswana's
library. Book donations can be taken to
Norman Hall, Room 1204.
West-Olatunji hopes to use the trip to
develop a study abroad program for 2008
in which she will take undergraduate and
graduate students to spend a more extended
time in Botswana.
"We are involved in what our college calls
engaged scholarship"' West-Olatunji said.
"The idea is for us to generate new knowl-
edge for our discipline, and we're doing that
in conjunction with and partnership with
the professionals in the southern region of
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Not going away
Program' moves on
O n to Round Two.
The "Academic Enhancement Program" passed
through the Florida Senate's Committee on Higher
Education Wednesday. The bill passed by a 3-2 margin and will
go to the Appropriations Committee next. From there its just a
hop, skip and a jump to the Senate floor.
Of course, because state Sen. Steve Oelrich is not only the
bill's sponsor but also the chairman of the Committee on Higher
Education, this comes as no surprise. We won't be surprised if
it makes it through the next round of votes, too. Many senators
went to UF or other Florida public universities, and they want
to support anything that supports state universities.
The Senate bill is designed to allow UF to use the program
as a test run, but other schools could propose similar programs
in the future. Gov. Charlie Crist still holds his "no new tuition"
claims although not as strongly as before so the threat of a
veto still hangs in the air.
At first we wondered if this is because he's a Florida State
University alumnus and doesn't want UF to gain an upper
hand like we don't have one already.
Then we figured that doesn't really make sense. FSU's presi-
dent, T.K. Wetherell, said he supports the program. Wetherell
doesn't necessarily want a similar program for FSU yet.
"We came to the conclusion that we needed a pilot program,
and it just seemed logical that Florida would be the one to re-
ceive it," he said.
Before other schools attempt to implement a similar pro-
gram, they will want to see how it affects UF They'll need the
answers to questions such as: Will it deter applicants or enroll-
ment? How much money will it generate, and how will that
money be used?
The only way to answer these questions and to improve our
universities is to pass this bill. We hope it makes it through the
next few rounds in the Senate, and then it's on to the Florida
House of Representatives. With any luck, Charlie will keep that
veto pen tucked safely away in his desk drawer.
New senators, new ideas
Anew cast of charac-
ters ahem, sena-
ors was sworn in
the Student Senate Tuesday
night. Sens. Robert Agrusa
and Kevin Reilly were
elected Senate president
and president pro-tempore,
Of course, we wish one
more senator had been
inaugurated last night -
Alan Passman, the unfairly
disqualified Pants Party
senator. But we're hopeful
he'll soon join the ranks
where he belongs.
So it's a new season,
guys. You've got a clean
slate. We expect to see some
important and effective
- legislation passed this
term. Better communica-
tion and accessibility, and
improved athletics ticket
distribution are good ideas.
Improving textbook buy-
back is an even better idea.
We could use that extra
cash for beer.
But on a more serious
note not that we aren't,
serious about our drinking
- this time of the year is
great because we're opti-
mistic that this Senate will
be the best yet. It should
have good ideas like these
So don't get too comfy
in those plush offices. Talk
to students. On campus, on
the buses, in classes. We're
counting on you.
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Chronically bad sequels plague theaters
If you give Hollywood a box-office hit, it's going to
make a sequel.
Due to moviegoers' lack of taste, film companies
can chur out movies like "The Fast and the Furious:
Tokyo Drift" and bank for a third time on the viewership
of the civilians-by-day, street-racers-by-night that paid to
see the first two. Once an original has proved successful,
why take a risk on a flop like "Gigli" or "Glitter"?
By continuing to prove to moviemakers that audiences
will show up for this recycled garbage, we're condoning
the rapid destruction of film as an art form.
In other words: Stop paying to see terrible movie se-
quels (or remakes or prequels, etc.). Sure, some sequel sets
are planned beforehand, and those usually don't turn out
to be quite as bad.
This weekend is the opening of "TMNT," the much-
awaited fourth film in the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"
series. Not all sequels are bad. Remember "TMNT II: The
Secret of the Ooze"?
Paying to see a sequel is the equivalent of being
mugged by Hollywood producers. Rocky Balboa has
robbed moviegoers five times (not including the original).
"The Land Before Time" has swindled children eleven
times. No exaggeratioii. That's eleven sequels, not includ-
ing the original.
In fact, in honor of the eleven "The Land Before Time"
sequels, I'm providing eleven reasons why we should stop
paying to see movie sequels. Here goes:
11. Theaters often run out of the number "2" for their
10. "The Whole Ten Yards."
9. Just because the movie ideas are being "recycled"
doesn't mean the environment is benefiting. In fact, se-
quels are a known contributor to global warming.
8. "Freddy vs. Jason," "Alien vs. Predator" and all oth-
character films. Stop Filmland from becoming a real-life
version of "Mortal Kombat,"
where filmmakers can "choose
their fighter," vomit on a film reel
and sell it to us.
7. The stories are, 99.9 percent
of the time, passionless and plot-
Todd Ponowit heavy, relying on the same gags
Todd Portnowitz as the first film.
email@example.com 6. Actors, who know that se-
quels are moneymaking scams,
often decide to stop playing their
role or they just croak. That leaves us with frauds like
Alex D. Linz instead of Macaulay Culkin. Even Keanu
Reeves left "Speed 2: Cruise Control" to steer itself
(naturally, Sandra Bullock stuck with the project). Look
what happened in last season's "Entourage." What will
Aquaman be without Vincent Chase?
5. James Bond. These just get progressively worse. We
get it. He's suave, he has cool gadgets and he shoots loads
of people in increasingly impossible scenarios. End it.
4. A bad sequel or remake can tarnish the image of a
good original. "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," for
3. If film companies continue to rely on making money
from "safe" sequels, they won't bother taking risks on
2. All horror sequels these especially, because the
originals themselves should never have been made.
Examples: "I Still Know What You Did Last Summer,"
"Jeepers Creepers II," "Halloween H20" among others,
and "The Bride of Chucky" (which includes a doll-on-doll
1. "Batman and Robin." And I leave you with true
gem of a quote from Mr. Freeze, played by Arnold
Schwarzenegger: "Ice to see you!"
Todd Portnowitz is a junior majoring in English. His col-
umn appears on Thursdays.
The views expressed.here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.
Today's question: Does Holly- Wednesday's question: Did the 30% YES
wood make too many sequels? SG Supreme Court make the right 70% NO
decision in the Pants Party case? TT VO
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Letters to the editor
Starbucks improves coffee
Anuradha Pandey's col-
umn, "Drink local joe instead
of Starbucks" is a testament to
how spoiled our generation is.
But perhaps I'm not a coffee
snob like her. I grew up drink-
ing Folgers' Instant Crystals.
In the Army I happily filled
.my canteen cup with what
was possibly the worst cof-
fee on earth. For Ms. Pandey
to say Starbucks coffee tastes
"like cardboard" is just silly. I
remember the Dark Ages of cof-
fee before the rise of Starbucks,
when small-town dwellers had
two choices: Waffle House or
7-11. In her anti-corporate rant,
Pandey forgets that Starbucks
created the market for gour-
met coffee in middle America.
I endorse Deja Brew too, but I
wonder if she has run out of
things to be outraged by.
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8, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2007
Man arrested after attempted drive-by shooting
* ANOTHER SUSPECT IS
STILL ON THE LOOSE.
By JESSICA PONN
Police arrested a 21-year-old
Alachua man early Wednesday
morning after witnesses said
he fired gunshots in a residen-
tial neighborhood, a press re-
lease from the Alachua Police
The shooting came after a
verbal fight on Monday among
the three men involved in the
shooting, according to the arrest
Donald Ford Jr., 21, and
Clifton Rushing, 24, drove their
white Ford Crown Victoria up to
Queondric Boykin, the victim, at
about 11 a.m. Tuesday as he was
walking along Northwest 158th
Place, the report
News Ford and
warned a young girl to get out
of their way and fired about 10
shots in Boykin's direction, ac-
cording to the report.
The bullets did not hit anyone
but did strike nearby apartment
After speaking with witnesses
Tuesday morning, the Alachua
Police Department and the
Alachua County Sheriff's Office
Police found a .45-caliber
handgun and shell casings simi-
lar to those used in the shooting,
the press release stated.
Ford is being held at the
Alachua County Jail.
He has been charged with at-
tempted felony murder, the press
release stated. He has also been
charged with possession of a
firearm by a convicted felon, ac-
cording to the release.
Police are still looking for
Oelrich pushes UF tuition bill through Senate education committee
PROGRAM, from page 1
Florida State University President T.K.
Wetherell agreed with Oelrich.
"We all came to the conclusion that we
needed a pilot program, and it just seemed
logical that Florida would be the one to
receive it," Wetherell said.
But as for FSU, Wetherell, who ad-
dressed the committee in support of the
bill Wednesday, said it would be presump-
tuous to say whether he supports instating
a similar fee at his university.
He said the purpose of instituting a
pilot program is to wait for theresults and
evaluate the effect it may have on incom-
ing students, such as a decrease in UF ap-
"I think President Wetherell has taken
the high road," Oelrich said.
"He has the best interest of the univer-
sity system and particularly UF in mind,"
he said. "He knows the higher UF goes, so
In a phone interview from New
Orleans, Machen agreed, saying. UF and
FSU are partners and that Wetherell has
been involved in the planning of UF's pro-
gram since the beginning.
"I'm thankful to my friend, T.K.
Wetherell, who recognizes that UF and
FSU are kind of the same," Machen said.
"If there's any indication of the friendship
we have, well, I don't think there could be
a better one than that."
Wetherell said he and Machen have
been friends since Machen became presi-
dent in 2004, and the program is just one of
many issues they work on together.
"We all came to the conclusion
that we needed a pilot program,
and it just seemed logical that
Florida would be the one to
Florida State University president
For now, Wetherell said he feels very
positive about the future of the bill,
despite Gov. Charlie Crist's proposed
freeze on tuition and fees in his budget.
Wetherell said though he and Machen are
planning for every stage of the bill, right
now it's a matter of changing focus as the
"We have to work with the pending
crisis of the moment, but I think Bernie's
very comfortable there, and rightfully so,"
But before the bill gets to the gover-
nor's desk, it must first pass through
the Committee on Higher Education
Appropriations, the Senate and the House
A separate but similar bill written by
Rep. Charles Dean will be presented at
a meeting for the House Committee on
Postsecondary Education today.
Oelrich said he hopes to combine the
two bills and send a message to the gov-
"Governor Crist favors talking about
the people of Florida, but we're the
Legislative branch and we represent the
people," he said. "I just can't imagine him
vetoing something that's going to be good
for the university system."
Players mourn for Jones
COACH, from page 1
his athletes, but instead, chose to
address them calmly.
"In his simple words like
'relax,' and 'get out,' and 'take
the lead,' the way he delivered it
in his tone was enough to let me
know I was ready to go out there
and win the race."
However, Jones, who was
named NCAA Coach of the Year
three times, influenced Malone's
life off the track as well as on.
"It's been almost 20 years
- he was like a father to me in
every aspect," she said. "His wife
is like another mother to me.
They gave me direction as far
as my son is concerned. They've
just been all that I needed, plus
Novlene Williams, a 2004 UF
graduate and former member of
Jones' team, said after hard prac-
tices, when she'd pass out from
exhaustion, Jones would remind
her of her inner strength.
"He would let me know there
was something in me that could
do it," Williams said. "Every time
I go to a race, I remember coach
Jones. He told me what to do
- whatever he told me to do, it-
always paid off."
Forum focuses on bike safety
BIKES, from page 1
about the event on the city of
Gainesville's Web site.
"I've had cars right turn and
run me off the road," Law said.
"Everybody needs to be courte-
ous to everybody else."
At noon, some students
headed to the Reitz Union for a
bicycle safety forum.
About 20 people attended
the round-table discussion,
which was sponsored by the
Off-Campus Life division of
UF's Dean of Students Office.
Panelists included representa-
tives from the Gainesville and
University police departments,
the city's Bicycle/Pedestrian
Advisory Board and Gator
The team answered ques-
tions about bicycle traffic laws,
communication with cars and
pedestrians and staying aware
of one's surroundings.
Frank Zyskowski, a GPD of-
ficer originally from Vero Beach,
said he didn't
On follow bike laws
CaMplus before moving to
"If I continued my attitude
like that, I'd be dead in a week,"
The event coordinator, Off-
Campus Life graduate assistant
Jen Gresley, said the on-campus
bike safety activities were par-
tially motivated by the deaths
or injuries of bicyclists last se-
Footwork with flair
Dance instructors Teo
and Marsha Bartek
dance during a tango
class Wednesday night
at Orion Fitness Center
in Gainesville. The class
is offered to beginners
and experts alike and
meets every Wednesday
at 7:45 p.m.
Nicole Safker / Alligator Staff
"When a newspaper comes out that says
'Duff Puff- she must have gained 15
pounds'or something like that, how would
Sany normal person react?"
Hilary Duff, on feeling pressure
,, from the media to lose weigt
Spring Break provided an opportunity
for a variety of getaways. We were at the
Langerado Music Festival. Look here for
A2 Sure, you- love "Grey's Anatomy" and
S"Scrubs." But just how realistic are their
portrayals of doctors lives? We investigate.
The Har Museum has an array of African art on display.
in their current exhibitions. Log on to www.alligator.org
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JI Jmes Buzzell's award-wir-
,lning photographs are more
than- meets the eye. We ex-
amine his life and work.
Andrew Stanfill / Alligator
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Rory. Shortfuse, 7 p.m., $12
Common Grounds: Lo-Fi-Fnk, Pilot Scott Tracy, Sidecar Racer, 10 p m, $6
Orange & Brew: Morningbell, Barnacles, lust a Scientist, 8 p.m., free
Theatre and Film:
Hippodrome Theatre, film- "Inland Empire," 7 p.m.. $6 50
Reitz Union Cinema, film: "Babel," 8 p.m.. 10:30 p.m., free
The Atlantic: Nakatomi Plaza, To The Sirens, Savage Brewtality, 10:30 p.m., $5
The Side Bar The Most, Redboy. Of Truth and Stories, The Transfers, 9 p.m., $5
Theatre and Film:
Hippodrome Theatre, film: "Little Children." 6.30 p.m., 9 p m., $6.50
Gainesville Community Playhouse, musical: "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," 8 p.m.
i ', The Shamrock. The Shitty Beatles, Inuit jargon, 10 p.m., $5
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Theatre and Film:
Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, play- "The Taming of the Shrew," 8 p.m.
Gainesville Community Playhouse, musical: "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," 8 p m.
Hippodrome Theatre, play: "The Chosen," 5 p m., 8:30 p m., $10 to $30
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the guide to
Caf6 Gardens has been just across
from campus since 1976. This
quaint landmark establishment with
award winning courtyard dining is
perfect for any date or gathering.
Don't miss Friday wine tasting
6-8pm. Open 7 days. Lunch
meetings catered. Daily Lunch &
Drink Specials -Live Music Nightly-
1643 NW 1st Ave
Southeast Asian Food Lunch Boxes
$5 50 with appetizer, soup, salad,
entree, and dessert 11.30am-
4.30pm Afternoon Tea Time
serving exotic pot tea, tropical
drinks, and many more 2 pm to 5
pm Free wireless internet access
Early Bird To Go 10% off 4:
30 pm lo 6.00 pm. New menu,
delicious food at very competitive
prices Largest vegetarian/vegan
selections. Private room with
projector and screen for groups up
to 25 Senior discount 10% Open.
11:30 am 10:30 pm, closed on
Tuesday. 3610 SW 13th St, Tel:
Where eating well means
eating healthy.. Gainesville's
best Chinese Food Now with
more sizes available with more
vegetarian ophons. As always,
generous portions, Fast service
& super lunch/dinner combos.
FREE DELIVERY 613 NW 16th
Ave 372-4282 or 3809076
Full menu and specials @
NeW Wok 88
Just 4 1/2 Blocks from campus
and $4 1/2 bucks for lunch Lunch
specials include rice and soda and
run until 3pm. Dinner combos come
with eggroll and chicken, shrimp,
beef, park, or tofu in a sauce of
your choice. Now serving pad
thai and lempeh. Over 100 dishes
available Healthy food options,
friendly service, and free student
delivery. Open 7 days
Call 336-6566 for delivery or pick
up 421 NW 13 ST
(next to El Indio on N 13 ST) i
Deja Brew Cafe
This is a coffee shop that should
be a stop on everyone's list. Deja
Brew serves the finest coffee in
town Enjoy fine coffee, specialty
drinks, gourmet pastries and more.
All served to you by a friendly and
knowledgeable staff. Deja Brew is
open 24 hours, seven days a week,
so you will have plenty of time to
enjoy your favorite drinks Hope to
see you there 1412 W University
Ave in the Target Copy Building
(Now Open for Dinner I)
Restaurant & Internet Cafe
2409 SW 13th ST, 336-4125
Newil Daily Lunch Special. 1 arm-4pm
57 Sandwich & S9 Entrees Combos
including 20oz drink.
Serving Gainesville's best Cuban
food since .2003, Virtually Cuban
serves all the Cuban classics. Ropa
Vieja, Chicken and Yellow Rice,
Picadillo, Chicken Fricassee &
Palomilla Steaks to name a few are
served up with your favorite sides
like sweet plantains, black beans,
yuca, and a few other Cuban
favorites. We also offer a variety of
sandwiches pressed & hot on fresh
Cuban bread, assorted pastries,
Cuban coffee and appetizers. So if
you love Cuban food or are tired
of fast Latin food, you have to try
Mon-Fri 1 lam-9pm.,
Catering info and full menu
available at virtuallycuban com
Try one of our 15 different styles of
hot dogs New York, slaw, reuben,
bacon cheese, Chicago Serving great
burgers made fresh daily and Great
Deli Sandwiches stuffed with over a
1/4 pound of meal All made Fresh
to order Veggie dogs and veggie
chili Available Ice cold beer. 1023
W Univ 378-4368 Open late on
weekends. Open 11AM 7 days
Jeff's New York Deli
Deli? You want real New York Deli?
Look you'll come, you'll sit, you'll
eat I'll schmooze and schlep so
you can be happy Now, come, eat
at either location. See, you liked my
deli so much I had to open another
one More schlepping, more
bagels, more nova, chopped liver,
pastrami, corned beef and egg
cream. You like egg cream? And
as if it wasn't enough, you want us
to open for late night?l Who needs
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* Saturday night I open at my new
downtown deli at 11:00 P M. and
stay open all night so you shouldn't
go home hungry Now, come, eat,
EATtII 2226 N.W. 6th St and West
University Avenue. I deliver, I cater,
I have the best reuben in town.
Even the Gamesville Sun voted our
store best new restaurant in 20051
What are you waiting for? COMEI
EATI Breakfast all day open all
The Pontiac Tavern
Featuring an eclectic infusion of
international flavors, including
great steaks & seafood. Join
us for dinner and late night
entertainment including a full bar
and live music. 232 SE 1 st St.,
Downtown, just west of Hipp.
For reservations call 371-7394.
www thepontiac com
The Gelato Company
The Gelato Company specializes
in homemade gelato, sorbets,
paninis, sandwiches, and
salads. We make 20-25
flavors fresh daily, ensuring
the utmost freshness and wide
variety. Come check us out in
downtown Gainesvlle next
to Harry's. Live pianist Friday
and Saturday We cater!
www thegelalocompany com
Open: Mon-Wed O1am-12am,
Thurs-Sat I am-3am, Sun 10am.
Live pianist Friday and Saturday
Serving gourmet pastas,
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steak, chops, salads, and
desserts. Live jazz 7 30pm
Monday and Thursday Sunday
brunch 10-30am featuring
international brunch buffet with
neverending mimosas starting at
1:00pm. Open 5-1 1pm Man
Saturday Sunday Brunch 10
30am, Dinner 4-1 1pm. Call
3782001 for reservations or
carry-out. Or visit our website at
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Farah's on the Avenue
A landmark since 1980. Serving
lunch & dinner in our glass
atrium or dine by our Fireplace.
Gainesville's premiere Hookah
Lounge. Famous for our award-
winning wings, burgers, steaks,
and gyros. Large mediterranean
menu. Drink specials daily Enloy
our cozy Hookah Lounge We sell
only the finest of pipes, natural
charcoal and premium tobacco
Mon-Tues I I am1 Opm Wed Sat
I am-midnight. Closed Sunday,
378.5179 1120 W University
Ave Next to Bank of America.
Look for our new location on
Archer Rd. Next to PJ's coffee
3830 W. Newberry Rd, Suite 15
Royal Park Plaza (next to Gator's
Dockside) Enjoy sushi, rice bowls,
noodle bowls, and bento boxes.
Try our Boba tea with over 30
different flavors. First in Gainesville
in a trendy, hip atmosphere. Open
everyday I lam-l0 30pm. Carry-
out or dine-in Check out our menu
at Gatorfood cam. 377-8686
Known for tasty food and great
prices, we are proud to serve the
best cubans and ropa vieja around.
Open till 2 30am W 5; Located
right downtown across from :08
La Fortuna Latin Market
There's a new Latin store &
restaurant in town Come taste the
unique Latin American dishes and
purchase your Latin groceries at
the same time Enjoy our daily hot
Latin menu and try different cuisine!
from a different Latin country every
Saturday. 125 NW 23 Ave. Suite
transfers), notary services, and we
are now a SPRINT agent for cellular
0 1 1 W University Ave 1-10
Mon-Sun 336-5323 We have the
0 best Falafel, Tabouli. Hummus,
Baba, Grape Leaves & Gyros-beef
or chicken Fresh smoothie bar
& Baklava Pita Bread Bakery at
2401 SW 13th ST. 372-4995 We
sell hookahs, parts, charcoals, fine
tobacco and halal meat.
Burrito Brothers Taco Co.
Hang out on the nicest palio
in town while enjoying the best
made to order, made from
scratch Mexican food Serving
Gainesville for 30 years 1402
West University Avenue behind the
Presbyterian Student Center
Open 7 dayo, 11AM to 1OPM
www burritobros cam
You've pad th rest, nw try
tIe BEt Mexican food in
ain eille. Loved by Gators
ast anipresent. Best homemade
salsi in t1wn. qpen 7 days
a w4ek fo' luncl and dinner.
1723 SW I 3th St Take out and
catering akailable\Call 376-
Tapas 12 West
Having difficulty committing? Let
your lastes roam without fear
of censure. Our appetizer-sized
and priced tapas, inspired by
cuisines the world over, will have
you partaking of more than one
dish at a meal. Share orders with
friends and send your tastes on
a world tour We're operated by
award-winning staff of Steve's
Cafe Americain's Courtyard. 12
West University Ave 377-9468
Book Lover's Cafe
Vegetarian and Vegan cuisine
prepared with all natural
ingredients Organic food.
smoothies and juices, Amex/
Visa/ATM 10am-9pm 505 NW
Delicious traditional Vietnamese
cuisine with popular Asian
favorites as well Pho, Banh-Cuon,
Banh Xeo, Banh Tom Ha-Noi.
Enloy great food at great prices
Big new room Family owned
restaurant. Next to Holiday Inn
downtown. Dine in or take out
MonSat 1 0.30am-9:30pm,
Sun I I 30am-9pm. 374-0934,
1228 W. Univ. Ave
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Langerado draws alternative Spring Break crowd
TOM HARRIS ) SONIC PULSE
Glow sticks, dreadlocks, illicit
substances and 20-minute guitar
solos. These things and much,
much more were found in abun-
dance at the fifth annual Langerado
Music Festival held in Sunrise, Fla.
I attended the festival March
10 and 11 with a mixture of an-
ticipation and apprehension. On
one hand, I would get to see the
New Pornographers and some
other bands I've wanted to catch for
awhile. On the other, I was going to
be subjected to hours upon hours of
jam music, a style that appeals to me
less than, well, just about anything.
But my initial feelings left me to-
Courtesy of Dave Vann
Dave "Lebo" LeBatard's artwork filled the Langerado Music Festival, which was held March 9-11 in
tally unprepared for what I encoun-
tered Saturday. It can't be described
as anything less than a hippie explo-
sion. Almost immediately after I got
there, a guy in a straw cowboy hat
tried to sell me acid. Topless women
pranced around some sort of gi-
gantic plywood pyramid painted
like a VW bus straight out of 1969.
Their breasts, too, were painted with
DayGlo swirls and grinning flowers.
The music blaring from the
stages ranged from boring to fright-
ful, so I decided to walk around the
grounds. I ambled over to a tent that
said "smokers welcome" on it. A kid
stumbled out of it, stuffing what
had to be at least a half dozen packs
of cigarettes in his pockets. Inside
the tent, a handful of people sat in
various states of repose, smoking
"What can I interest you in?" the.
woman at the counter asked.
"Are you giving these away?"
I stood there, thunderstruck.
"You mean, like, these are free?"
I walked out with a carton's
worth of American Spirits.
I looked around for a person
smoking something to bum a light.
At Langerado, this is not hard to do.
Walked up to the first person I saw
with a lit cigarette and who looked
relatively dean. She was seated
cross-legged against the aforemen-
tioned giant pyramid.
"Hey, do you have a light?" I
asked the girl.
She didn't meet my gaze.
"Hey," she said. Her eyes were
glassy and distant.
Uh-oh. I tried to head off any
"Um, it's cool. Don't worry about
it," I said.
."Hey," she repeated, more insis-
tently. "Look. It's Jaws."
I looked where she indicated. A
man in a giant shark costume was
indeed walking by with a- contin-
gent of dreadlocked hippies.
That was the tenor of my day.
Thousand-yard stares and people in
I fared better Sunday. I was deter-
mined to see actual bands this time
around. After all, that's why I was
After watching setsbyExplosions
in the Sky and Girl Talk, I decided to
take in somejam music and arrived
just as Widespread Panic was finish-
ing a song or so I thought. An
enormous gulf of gently swaying
heads separated me from the stage.
The song played its ending. Only
it just wouldn't stop. People began
bobbing with some sort of internal
hippie rhythm. Cymbal washes
melted into scattering rim shots.
Guitar lines diffused. The band
moved with shamanistic intensity.
And the song didn't end for 15
Finally, I went back to the stage
where the New Pornographers were
set to play.
Italian men make American girls swoon
"Girl, you are going to have so much
fun in Italy, the men there will looooove
you," shouted Arturo over the hair dryer.
S "Don't forget hair spray, condoms and sexy
I must have missed the "Italian men are
super hot" memo, because I was confused
when my hairdresser (and everyone else I
talked to) gave them rave reviews.
If these friends and strangers were so
S excited Italy\'s men, I decided that I would
be too. I put my prencous. visions of pudgy
mobsters rolling in spaghetbt and meatballs
aside and began to fantasize about a tall
dark. cappuccino-sipping. wne-wdlling
man w\ho would call me "Bella and dn\ve
me into the -unset on lus moped
Needless to say, I packed an assortment
of lace and mesh for my Italian Spring
From the moment I got off the plane,.
I understood what everyone was talking
about. I don't know whether they think
they have to compete with sculptures of
the Roman gods or if it's something in the
water, but the men look good. More impor-
tantly, they make women feel radiant.
When I met for a tour group, our guide
briefed us on key differences in Italian
culture. She warned us about pickpockets,
taught us how to use the Metro and warned
us that service would be slow. But before all
of that she informed us about Italian men.
"E\erv count- is known for some-
thing," she said. "The English are known
for their writing, so they are good with
words. The Italians are known for their ap-
preciation of beauty, so they stare."
And stare they did. I've always been an
eye contact enthusiast I have a staring
problem so I fit right in. As I meandered
throughout the cobblestone streets, sat at
the gelaterias and strolled through muse-
ums, I felt a rush each time I locked eyes
with another stranger on the street.
While they're wonderful to look at,
they're even more wonderful to try to have
a conversation with. I say "try" because I
probably understood about 40 percent of
what was said to me. Who needs to know
every word someone says when it's spoken
with a cute accent? AB
One night at a
cub, a blue-eyed
Florentine grabbed KELLY SEREIKAS
my waist and led
me to the dance floor. Our bodies bounced
to the beats of Fergie. He said something to
me, then realized that I didn't speak Italian.
"Beautiful!" he said, smiling like he just
won the lottery. "You ... you are beautiful!"
When he continued to repeat himself,
I realized that those were the only English
words he knew. Maybe they have a hand-
book on how to seduce an American.
Obviously I didn't ride off into the sun-
set on a moped, but I am glad that I packed
those black mesh panties.
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Millions of Americans tune into ABC's
hit drama "Grey's Anatomy" every week to
see gorgeous doctors perform exciting sur-
geries amidst lovers' quarrels and fistfights.
Actor Patrick Dempsey's name has become
synonymous with that of his character, Dr.
Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd, and the lives
and loves of the interns at the fictional Seattle
Grace Hospital are a hot topic among college
students who follow the show.
Love triangles, rare medical cases and tons
of free time for gossip are the norm for prime-
time doctors and nurses but are "quite unre-
alistic" when compared to an actual medical
professional's work, said Maxine Hinze, a de-
partment chair and clinical assistant professor
at UF's College of Nursing.
Hinze, a nurse since 1975, said she rarely
watches these types of shows. If she does catch
one, she usually ends up aggravated and vows
not to watch in the future.
"It amazes me that they have so much time
to take care of other things," Hinze said, not-
ing that Hollywood medicine focuses more
on the doctors' personal lives than on patient
She also thinks TV shows glamorize the
field because more unusual cases appear in
one hour of TV than would normally occur in
two years at a real hospital.
A copious amount of free time at work is
another myth that TV perpetuates. In reality,
doctors and nurses doing their jobs hardly
have time to eat lunch and use the bathroom,
She said most of
her students have
a strong desire to
help others and are
interested in science.
But sometimes they
mention having seen
something taught in
lecture on a show.
the director of admis-
'ER' can be pretty
" if you jumble all
est times in the
hospitals in the country
UF medical student
sions at UF's College of Medicine, said she has
no way of knowing if students are affected by
the way doctors are portrayed on television,
since it is something they wouldn't put in a
medical school application.
Sheppard said one applicant wrote that
the best medical experience they'd had was
something they'd seen on the series "ER," and
Sheppard said it's been a running joke in the
admissions office ever since.
Benjamin Mahon, a second-year UF medi-
cal student, wrote in an e-mail that "absolutely
everything that every medical student does all
the time is directly influenced by at least one of
the many doctor shows out there."
He explained that TV plays at least some
part in students' desire to become doctors.
Mahon said that the media's portrayal of
medicine varies by the show.
'accurate "'ER' can be pretty accurate if
the busi- you jumble all the busiest times in
busiest the busiest hospitals in the country
'into an into an hour-long viewing," he
And while the medical myster-
t ies solved on "House" are interest-
ing, Mahon said no one like Dr.
Gregory House, with his often
questionable methods and brusque
attitude, would ever get away with what he
He said the show "Scrubs" actually hits
closest to home because it is about a compas-
sionate young doctor trying to maintain a
sense of humor and balance in his life while
dealing with all of the insecurities and fears
real doctors face.
"That's probably the best-painted picture
out there of what it's like in here," Mahon
Describing a typical day, first-year medical
student Ivan DeQuesada said he is usually at
school from about 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and stud-
ies a little more at night. Independent study is
emphasized, and labs may include everything
from looking at slides to dissecting human
DeQuesada said people who don't go into
medicine for the right reasons or who have un-
realistic expectations are likely to change their
minds while still undergraduates.
"If it's just a passing interest, you don't
want to lose a lot of sleep over it," DeQuesada
said. "And you do lose sleep."
Lori Filichia, a third-year medical student,
said whether a medical show is realistic or not
has never bothered her.
Filichia said she spends her time working
in the hospital and no longer has classes. Her
patients often ask her how her life compares to
one show or another.
Filichia said she and her friends often joke
about the romances prominently featured on
the soapy "Grey's Anatomy."
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likes that everything can be seen in a different way. what else -
At first, Buzzella might seem like an ordinary family According
man working full time as a nurse. But behind the scenes, the of artists subn
36-year-old is an amateur photographer who was recently chose the stan
chosen as a runner-up in Popular Photography & Imaging Buzzella sa
magazine's national annual photography contest. with his kids.
But just like in his photographs, there's more to the the star of the
story. "They're r
n.,, _to Gainesville from Miami in the or anything."
(i .-llNJ M f early '90s to pursue music. He and The tightly
two friends formed Wordsworth, a band that played hard- elated face loc
core punk rock music at local bars and clubs that like the tive orb he's h
band no longer exist. wearing a red
Buzzella supported himself by working at local restau- ing with the k
rants, like Leonardo's by the Slice. that only 4-yea
It was work and class by day and music by night, and he The photo
wanted more. magazine aloi
For his 21st birthday, his mother gave him a camera. city. He said th
A black-and-white photography class at SFCC made it of- "I wish I'c
ficial. happy. It gave
"I fell in love with black-and-white film first," he said. His wife,
He paused and squinted, like he was searching for just starting to ent,
the right words, is extremely h
"It's so silent. It takes time and slows it down. It has an When he w
elegance to it a softness. It's timeless," he said. about showing[
The first photograph he took for the class was a self-por- "He's not ii
trait, but you wouldn't know it at a glance. "He just loves
It's a close-up view of three guitars so cose that you Buzzella b
'initially just see metal, strings and wood strewn across a wherever he g
piece of fabric. The fabric is dark with bright stars, and in "If I see a
the left comer of the photo, leaning up against a bass guitar, he said.
is a mirror. Buzzella's
True to form, there's more than meets the eye. The small full-time job, I
circular disk projects a distorted figure. It's Buzzella, and he into his life. E
looks distressed. At the time, he was a brand-new father. couple enjoys
The life of a gig-playing, fast-food-working, hoping-to- Trey to plays a
make-it-big-someday college student who was also respon- Any kind o
sible for another tiny life seemed to offer the perfect artistic photography,
juxtaposition. is a way to
The real world stares back through the daydream. Buzzella said.
As band members came and went, Wordsworth became
Lazy Slobs, which became Caffeine Crunch. But eventually, ,, ,
the rockers went their separate ways. f1
of Buddhist ph
i '/ ..J, a family to take care of, so he became ticular, helps.
14'i JI )I6'l.. a licensed EMT-paramedic. He now teaching of liv
works as an intensive care unit nurse at the North Florida "The only t
Regional Medical Center. "If you take a
He may have lost touch with the old band members, but ment is gone,i
photography has always been a part of his life. Spirituality
At one time, he had a darkroom set up in his bathroom. of his life. If h(
Buzzella's work not always what it seems
KIM WILMATH I AVENUE CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Dealing with all the chemicals was dif-
ficult, he said.
He said he's switched to a digital
*esn't use Adobe Photoshop.
ceived the Popilar Photography & Imaging
ard for a candid shot of his son holding
to Popular Photography's Web site, thousands
fitted photographs, but the organization only
id he took the photo in his yard while playing
Sequoia is 11, Jasmine is 5 and
photo, Trey, is 4.
ny favorite subjects because
nt," he said. "They don't pose
* cropped photo shows Trey's
)king back through the reflec-
Lolding in his tiny hands. He's
Spiderman shirt and is beam-
ind of wide-open, toothy smile
ir-olds can get away with.
graph was published in the
ng with Buzzella's name and
lat's enough of a prize for him.
i won," he said. "But I was
me a little more confidence."
Erin Buzzella, said he is just
er his photos into contests and
on, she said he was nonchalant
g the award to her.
ito it for the acclaim," she said.
to do it."
rings his camera with him
anything inspiring, I shoot it,"
priorities are his kids and his
)ut he finds ways to bring art
rin is artistic too, he said. The
.taking Sequoia, Jasmine and
f art such as theater, dance,
poetry, painting or literature
leave a "signature footprint,"
-.. are Jewish, but they
IJ1lWll both relate to elements
ilosophy. Photography, in par-
Buzzella express the Buddhist
ing in the present.
ime we have is now," he said.
photo, even though the mo-
has become an important part ames Buzz
Could change one thing, he'd
have learned to meditate earlier. Working in the medical
field has also made an impact.
' "I've seen many people exit this life," he said. "It makes
you realize how fragile breath is. At any moment, any one of
us could be extinguished."
To center himself physically, Buzzella practices martial
arts. He has a red belt in Tae Kwon Do:
With his work, Buzzella's just doing what lie does best
- enjoying the moment.
"I don't think you should have a goal," he said. "If you
restrict yourself, you miss out."
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dlla won a Popular Photography & Imaging magazine
award for a candid shot.
DAVID LOW > AVENUE WRITER
I peek through the door.
The room is dark, vast and in-
timidating. I pull back, lean against
the wall and take a deep breath.
"All right, let's get this straight,"
I tell myself. "Your name is Dusty
Rhodes, you were bor in San
Antonio and you killed ... I mean,
you done kilt th' rattler what
adorns yer 10-gallon hat."
OK. I'm ready
I saunter into 8 Seconds.
In my mind, the sound of my
keys and spare change transforms
into the jangling of saddle spurs
with every bowlegged step I take.
My hand twitches by my side.
I pull out my wallet with light-
ning speed and pay the $7 cover
I enter the line dancing Western
club in earnest. Fortunately, some
friends have come along with me,
so I won't be absolutely alone in
this alien world of dancing.
To clarify, I think I'm a fair
dancer. People actually provide
positive feedback on my dancing
when I'm at parties or clubs. The
thing is, the way I dance is very
free-form, kind of like the move-
ments of an octopus taken out of
the ocean and flailing-about in as-
Also, I tend
to groove to
hip-hop and in-
die dance tunes.
I've never been
known to get
down to the twang of a pedal steel
guitar and the yelping of a country
But here I am. I'm just about
the only one in the club who's
not wearing cowboy boots and a
Stetson. My white Converse shoes
glow a flamboyant purple under
the dark lights, and my jeans are
the tightest of any guy around. My
saving grace is my Western shirt
Frankly, I'm intimidated. I'm
scared people won't take too kind-
ly to my greenhorn kind 'round
these parts, but I participate in the
The lessons prior to the "real"
dancing are actually kind of fun.
The instructor slows things down
and leads a fairly large group of us
through some dances. She uses a
lot of verbal commands.
"Step and rock and step and
sway. Rock, rock, rock, cross, step,
pivot, turn, step and kick. Step,
turn and drop it like it's hot."
Yes, I made that last part up.
I'm having a hard time keeping
up with the steps, trying my best to
even stay facing the same direction
as the other people on the dance
floor. Streams of expletives escape
my mouth when I realize I have no
idea what the heck is going on.
Having gained almost nothing
from the lessons, I head over to the
railing and sit for a while. It's now
the "official" dance time, but no
one is dancing except for employ-
ees trying to break the ice.
With all the alcohol being con-
sumed, I'm surprised no one is
dancing. It's like the beginning
of a slow song at a middle school
dance everyone hides by the
Eventually, and very slowly,
people start filling the floor. I
watch for a bit just to take it in. I
look at the faces, and almost no
one is smiling all I see are stern
expressions with utter concentra-
tion on the formulaic steps.
It looks neat when there are a lot
of people stepping in unison, ut it
begs the question: Is this form of
dance an expression of the soul?
I decide to give it one last
shot. The song is "It Just Comes
Natural" by George Strait. I'm
doing horribly, but I laugh at the
irony of the song.
I give up and start doing the
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2 BR ACROSS FROM UF!
W/D, private bath, LUXURY!
Pets welcome, monitored alarm
open late and weekends!
SIGN A LEASE, WIN A PS3!
Luxury 1, 2, and 3s!-
24-Hr Gym*Ask for Furn and RMM
Leasing NOW and FALL! (352) 335-4455
*NOW LEASING FOR FALL*
1 BR $639, 2BR $739, 3BR $929
Great location*Spacious*lncludes some utils
Alarms*Park FREE @ UF'Pets welcome
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
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
SPRING into Something
LUXURY-HUGE 2 & 3 Beds
Cable PC Lab Tanning *W/D
We've got BIG ONES!!!
Huge 1, 2, & 3 BRs
Great bus route, Pets welcome
ONLY 1.3 miles to UF
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
60 sec walk to UF Short term avail. 1 or 2
rooms $425 & up. Call 352-538-2181 4-
THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2007 0 ALLIGATOR, 15
O For Rent
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
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
Get in on Gainesville's
Best Kept Secret!
Amazing 1/1 and 2/1 apartment homes!
For a LIMITED TIME ONLY
rates start as low as $499!
Water included! Pets welcome!
Minutes from Butler Plaza!
Come see us today and
throw your worries away!
We-do! Currently leasing
1,2,3, & 4BRs for FALL
Pool, Alarm, Free UF Parking!
MINUTES FROM UF!!!
3/3's from only $486 per Bdrm
4/4's from only $452 per Bdrm
FREE Cable w/ HBO/ SHOWTIME
FREE Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
Convenient Bus Route!
FORGET YOU HAVE ROOMMATES!
Huge 4BR townhomes w/W/D. 1662 sq.ft.
FREE gym membership and FREE cable!
LIVE THE GOOD LIFE
Without breaking the bank!!!
1, 2, & 3BRs for now or Fall
ONLY 1.3 miles to UF
LIVE THE LIFE
All Inclusive Ind. leases
Big 2/2s 3/3s & 4/4s
Filling fast Lease now
Sign a lease, Win a PS3!
Luxury 2/2 and 3/21
24-Hr Gym*Furn Avail
Leasing Now and Fall! 367-9910
1st MONTH FREE
1BR Villas Starting @ $499. Please call: 352-
375-3077 or 352-373-2818 4-25-72-2
BIG AND CHEAP
2/1.5 apt 1100 sq ft $650
3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $725
1800 NW 4th St. Over 20 houses also
available 373-4423 www.maximumre.com
Furnished apartments close to UF
Individual bedroom leases
See virtual tours, photos, specials, floorplans
online! From: Studios $565, 1BR $689, 2BR
$779, 4BR $469/rm. ALL just steps from UF
Available in April
Walk to UF Studio $390
1 Br $450 2 Br house $550
Gore-Rabell Realty 378-1387
2BR Wood floors
Across from UF!
Open weekends and late
MOVE IN TODAY
Walk to UF!
SStudios & 1 bedrooms
From only $699
Open Weekends 371-0769
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-
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LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION
Live downtown & have it all!
Spacious studios, 1/1s, 2/2s, & 3/3s
W/Ds*Huge Closets*We Love Pets!
Going fast don't miss out! 338-0002
Save $$$! Move-in TODAY!
2BR, 3BR or 4BR Ask about our 2006 rates!
376-2507 or www.bivenscove.com
BLOCKS TO UFe3BR houses from $1400
*4BR houses from $160003BR patio
homes from $130004BR patio homes from
$16000 1-2BR apts from $475 Ample park-
ing. DalyProperties.com, Carol 377-3852
CLOSEST TO CLASS
2BR/2BA available for Fall
111 NW 16th St. #1. Call 376-1111
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 3-26-30-2
1BR & 2BR/1BA apts with W/D, cent H/AC,
DW, ceramic tile, private patio. Pets arranged.
Off SW 34th St. Near bus route. From
$630/mo. 377-1633 www.lenoxcorner.com
1 BED and STUDIOS
ACROSS FROM UF
Wood floors, pets ok
Open late and weekends
SW 20th AVE CONDO
2BR/2.5BA. Perfect for Roommates.
Pool, bus route, W/D, $800/mo
2/2 Town Homes & 3/3 Flats
FREE Water*Cable Tanning* Gym
Roomate match available
Leasing NowlFall 379-9255
2 & 3BR houses for August in quiet areas.
cute, clean, cent. H/AC, W/D, wood floors,
nice yards. Bike to UF. $775-$1300 email
email@example.com or call 352-336-6116
*Cozy 2/2 rental: Haile Village*
Avail April Contact: 352-337-1740
$1200. Large, Sunny, Bright, & Many
Upgrades. Walk 2 cafes, stores & restau-
rantsMany running trails! Pets Allowed 3-
1 BIk to UF. 1017 SW 1st Ave., 2BR/2.5BA
townhouse. Lg. kit, parking, W/D, D/W,
over 1100 sqft. Avail. Aug 1. Call 333-0800.
2158 sq ft 4/3 home rent/sale NW Gville mins
from campus. Appliances stay, remodeled,
wd firs, 2 car gar, deck, 1/2 acre, beautiful
landscaping, low utils; fenced. $1,550/m,
$2K SD. 3120 NW 31st Blvd, 352 466-0358
MASTER BR W/BA IN 4BR/3BA HOUSE
5 mins to SFCC & 10 mins to UF.
Low utilities divided by 4. W/D, RTS bus
routes. $325/mo. Short term leases avail-
able Small pet okay. 352-428-0500 Evan.
Houses, Duplexes, condos or Townhouses
Walk/Bike/Bus to campus.. Neat, clean,
good quality. Visit www.gatorpads.com for
available units or call 284-0316 or 281-0733
Space, Solitude and Disposable Income
Beautiful, Spacious home on wooded land-
scaped lot, 8rms + 400 sq ft porch. 3BR/1 BA,
bike to UF, W/D, $1270 + util. No pets.
Available August. 275-1259 4-2-20-2
DOWNTOWN 2BR/1BA w/loft available
March. $600/mo 0 ALSO GARAGE/STUDIO
APARTMENT. Avail in April. $390/mo. Off-
street parking central. 1st + last + deposit.
Call 373-6551 3-27-15-2
S For Rent
LIVE THE DOWNTOWN LIFESTYLE
Luxury 3 Bedroom Townhouses For Fall
W/D*Loft Spaces*Walk In Closets*Pets OK
Walk to everywhere-bars, shopping, dining
Call now! Only 10 left! 338-0002
2BR/1BA apt Upgraded throughout. Tile:
liv. rm, kitchen, BA. New carpet BRs. New
stainless kit. appls, all new BA. Cent H/AC.
Cable/hi spd internet avail. Separate laundry
Bkgrd & credit check reqd. Sorry, no pets.
Luxurious Victoria Station Condo
Avail fall. Less than 1 mi from campus 2BR/
2.5BA. W/D, interest incl. Pool, w/3 conve-
nient bus rts avail. $875/mo. 352-222-4235
PETS FREE AVAIL NOW OR FALL 3 BED
2 BATH LARGE MASTER WOOD FLOORS
BEHIND OAKS MALL $1050 MONTH 262-
7462 FOR MORE. 4-25-34-2
PETS FREE AVAIL NOW OR FALL WOOD
FLOORS 2 BED 2 BATH TOWNHOME
PRIVATE DECK 2871 SW 38TH PLACE
$875 MONTH 262-7462 FOR MORE 4-25-
No app or pet fee. 2BR, fireplace, privacy
fence, W/D hoookup. 4511 SW 71st Terr.
$540/mo. Call 352-331-2099 3-26-10-2
000*1 BR APT, $550/mo*e00
Quiet nhood; greenspace, trees, private
patio, near UF, busline, parking, spacious
rooms, adorable kitchen, carpeted fans, no
dogs. 1825 NW 10th St. 376-0080 4-9-20-2
University Area rentals!
Watch our Websitel
Union Properties, Inc.
Hawthorne Reserve off University Ave. New
1, 2, and 3 Bedroom Condos, Completely
Refurbished, Quiet Wooded Setting. Pool,
Clubhouse and Cardio Center. W/D in each
unit, Short Term OK. Close to Mall and Royal
Garland Condos off NW 13th Street. End
unit Townhouse w/Alarm System, W/D
hookup and Pool onsite. 2BR 2.5Bath @
Union Properties, Inc. 373-7578 4-25-
1BR/1BA, no lease. Courtyard, 2 mi to UF;
on bus line, quiet neighborhood, next to
park. Free water, no pets. $440/mo + $440
sec dep. Call 374-7175 3-26-10-2
1BR in a 2BR/1BA. $275/mo.
Avail now. No smoking. Must love cats. 328-
HUGE 3 BED HOUSE
FREE UF PARKING
AVAIL FALL, pets ok
Open late! 371-0769
Remodeled 900 sq ft clean 3BR/1BA duplex
on quiet NE street. Bike to UF. New carpet/
paint-tile bath & kitchen! CH/AC. Laundry rm
W/D. NS. $895/mo 376-7529, 219-2399 I/m.
1 & 2 Bed Cottages & Apts. $500/MO.
Central AC., W/D hookups. Close to down-
town & UF. Cute & MUST SEE[ See photos
& info @ www.rentalworkshop.com
352-870-0904, 318-4553 3-28-10-2
HOUSES! 1 to 4 beds $450-$1500. All
close to UF & on bus routes, W/D hook-
ups, Hardwood, central AC, porches, pets
OK, See photos @ rentalworkshop.com
870-0904, 318-4553 3-28-10-2
DUPLEX FOR RENT
3215 SW 26 Terr 1 mi from UF & Shands.
2BR/1BA flat, 850 sq ft. Cent AC, private
front patio & backyard. $550/mo. 407-363-
7198 or cell 407-234-1380 4-2-12-2
LIVE ON UF LAKE
Pristine Biven's Arm condo. Huge 2BR/2BA,
large den (possible 3rd BR), hardwood
floors, pool incl. $1295/mo. Call 321-231-
S For Rent
******10 BLOCKS TO UF******
Quaint 1BR/1BA apts in Historic Victorian
House. Huge rooms, wood floors, high
ceilings, pvt entrance. $525/mo. Avail Aug
1st. Pets ok. 376-2184. 225 SW 3rd Ave.
***4 Blocks to UF***
3BR/2BA. Hard wd floors, tile, C A/C. Private
porch. Off-street parking, W/D. Recently
renovated. 1102 & 1112 NW 4th Ave. Aval
Aug $1230/mo Call 871-8280 Drive by first
EFFICIENCY APT. $350/MO
Includes electric & water. Upstairs unit w/AC
& ceiling fans. 8 mi West of 1-75 on Archer
Road. No pets. No smoking Call 495-1023
700 sq ft apartment.
1BR. 2 Blocks to campus.
W/D. Central air $799/MO.
Call Scott 561-767-0868 3-30-10-2
Available now 1BR/1BA clean & quiet,
carpet, central H/AC, covered patio, on site
pool, fitness, clubhouse, bball, laundry, close
to UF, shopping, entertainment, on bus route,
utilities, pets ok. 904-814-6976 4-2-10-2
2BR/2BA Luxury Town Hse 1586SF, 2 Story,
4941 NW 1st Place,near UF. Monticello in
Mills Pond across from Gainesville Health
and Fitness on Newbury Energy Star rated,
built 2001, fiber optic. Nature Preserve, 2
Master BR,Ref,W&D,DishWash. Secur. sys,
French doors, Small pets OK, Pool,Tennis
Court,Rec Ctr, $950 per mo.unfurn. Available
8/1/07 Call 954-928-4750/ 352-377-0921
2BRs AVAILABLE IN LARGE 4/2 ON FARM
less than 10 mi to UF. Pet friendly. Horse ok.
$275/mo. 1 room avail May, 1 in June. Jen
2/1.5 Mill Run 2 story twnhs by
UF/Butler Plaza on bus rt 20/21.
W/D, DW, Tile,.1000 sq ft, Pool.
Pets ok. $700/mo + security. 352-871-7460
WALK TO SHANDSNANET SCH. Large
1 & 2BR, Downstairs, CH/A, fans, carpet,
Laundry on site, pool, parking, quiet. 1BR
$600-$650; 2BR -$725-$800. Avail-Sinmer/
Fall. 352-376-0080 or 352 284 3873 4-25-
ADORABLE 3BR/2BA HOME
1500 sq ft. Screened porch, laundry room.
Available April 1st. 4300 NW 17th Terr. Call
815 NW 7th Place. $1200/mo. Available now.
Big yard, 10 min walk to UF Call 352-318-
Singel-story close to UF
1BR ONLY $529
2BR $699 + FREE Water
NOW & FALL 375-1519
1BR VILLA ONLY $519
1/2 mile to UF & Butler Plaza
Walk-in closet! Alarms avail
375-3077 Avail NOW & FALL
NO ROOMMATE HASSLES
Private Villas next to Butler Plaza
Studios $499*1BR $549
Call for Fall"377-2596
CLOSEST to UFIShands
Enjoy privacy & convenience
1 BR Villa ONLY $529. .,
Leasing FALL Fast! 372-4835
*Affordable & Nice*
1BR $539+FREE water
Phase I 2BR ONLY $699
Phase II 2BR from $829
Great Location*SW 34 St
CALL TODAY! 376-0828
16, ALLIGATOR N THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2007
t0l For Rent
HUGE 1BR ONLY $499
Single-story Villa in NW
Private patio*Full kitchen
Lease Now/Aug 372-3826
ONLY 1 MILE to UF!
Across from NEW Starbucks!
2br $699 3br $869
DUCJPOND AREA STUDIO
Avail May 1st. Rent $375/mo incl elec. $450
sec dep. No pets. Please call 371-3473 4-
Desired 4BR, 5BR, 6BR Houses Available
Great Sizes & Location.
Family Discounts Available!
Call 352-682-7424 3-27-5-2
FREE for March!
1BR/1BAApt. $479/mo. No Security or Last!
Renewable Lease in Aug. Laundry/Pool and
CLose to Campus 352-505-0497 3-27-5-2
******10 BLOCKS TO UF******
Private 2-story garage apt. Fenced yard.
Pets ok. Large 1BR/1BA. W/D, porch. $650/
mo. Avail Aug 1st. 226 SW 4th AVe. 376-
LUXURIOUS VICTORIA STATION CONDO.
2BR/2.5BA. Avail for year lease. Close to
campus. 3 bus rts. W/D in unit, internet.
$950/mo. Call 954-242-4633 or email
ONLY 3 HOUSES LEFT!
ACROSS FROM UFII!I
3 and 4 bedroom avail
Wood floors, HUGE floor plan
Pets welcome! 371-0769
Walk to downtown/UF!
2/1 vintage charmer,
Huge back porch,
appreciating area. $105,000
Gore-Rabell Real Estate, Inc.
LARGE 1BR THE POLOS Apr 1 Jul 31. I
will pay $300 fee. Pets ok. Rent $550/mo.
Bus routes 9 & 35. Screened patio. Fitness
center, pool, computer lab, tanning salon &
more. Call Jason 941-585-1079 4-25-47-3
WALK TO CLASS IN MINUTES!
1BR avail in 4BR/2BA house across from the
law library. Rent $365 plus 1/4 utilities. Email
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 407-461-0355 3-
4BR/4BA, $360/each + utilities, nego-
tiable. Great bus, no towing, quiet, spacious,
washer/dryer & balcony, email@example.com,
Now til Aug or longer! Fully furnished, w/d
in apt, cable, water, electric, internet all in-
cluded! gym, biggest pool in g-ville (campus
Lodge), computer lab, free tanning, tennis &
b-ball courts.Great roomies.female only.call
352-283-9999 Christine 3-30-16-3
Quiet 1BR on SW 20th Low rent. On the
busline, easy walk/bike to UF Sublease any-
time May-Jul Apt includes security system.
Call Christopher 859-630-9353 3-26-11-3
Sublease at Gainesville Place Apts
2800 SW 35th Place
'Early May -August 7 $509/mo
Pool, Tennis, Weights and More
CABANA BEACH APTS
1BR/1BA in a 4BR/4BA. Furn, poolside, util
incl. Move in ASAP. $500/neg. No move in
fee. Call 727-364-6981 4-11-21-3
Greenwich Green Lux Apts. 1BR/1BA in
3BR/3BA Townhouse, ALL 3 AVAILABLE.
W/D, water, cable, Pool, Gym, hot tub, incl
$360/mo each negotiable. -352-216-2261
Move in NOW- MARCH FREE
1 BR/1 BA @ Pine Rush Villas 20th Ave.
No deposit, No fees.
Rent $529 U pay $499 until August + Utils
Erika 352-226-1332 3-27-10-3
WALK TO CLASS, NOW!
Spacious unfurn. 1BR/1BA
3Blocks from campus behind Swamp
Available NOW till Aug
$470 Call Rick 727-458,9545 3-28-10-3
Sublease 1BR/1BA unfurnished apt @
SUNRISE Apts. Available now thru July 31st.
$400/mo. On 2 bus/routes 9 and 35. Call
Shirl @ 347-385-1793 3-29-10-3
ACROSS FROM STADIUM!
2 BLOCKS FROM BARS! 118 NW 2nd Ave.
Avail May 1 Jul 31 w/ possible lease renew-
al. 1/1 duplex, 425 sq ft. No neighbors. $480/
MO. Utils.incl. 321-438-5435 3-30-10-3
COBBLESTONE SUMMER LEASE:
Deluxe 2BR/2BA- pool & gym, W/D unit,
cable incl, on bus route to UF $750/MO
+utils. avail. May 1-July 30 (or longer)-fum.
available. Call 352-870-1150 3-23-5-3
May FREE!!! 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA
4 blocks from UF $350/MO + utils.
Washer/Dryer 10 ft. ceilings.
Brick building private bath.
Avail May-July 352-256-1999 3-23-5-3
$300/mo Avail May thru July @ Countryside
1 BR/1 BA in 4BR/4BA. utils incl.
Washer / dryer in unit & fully furnished.
Call 904-705-1689 3-23-5-3
APRIL 1 AUGUST 1 2007 Bivens Cove
Apartments-Near UF $900/ $300 per person
3BR/2BA Amenities/pool, basketball court/
laundry rooms (2) and optional W/D appli-
ances Call 352-505-5414 3-23-5-3
Summer sublease May Aug. Melrose Apts.
1BR/1BA in a 4/4. $399/mo. Everything
included. Furnished. Contact 561-801-5353
Sublease Available now thru July 31. 1BR
in a 3BR house. Walk to campus and down-
town. $300 month + utilities. Call 239-272-
1 Bedroom/1 Bath for April 1 to August 1
sublet. $570/month. On bus routes 12,1, 36.
Close to campus. 750 sq. ft. Quiet complex
with option to renew. Phne 860-377-7713.
1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA Male only. The
Estates. $530/mo all incl. Furnished. Avail
1st wk in May Lease to Aug. 386-439-8441
Sublease w/option to renew. $499 w/water
incl. Avail Apr 1st. Near SW 34th & Archer.
Call 561-400-0936 3-27-5-3
SUMMER SUBLEASE University Commons
only $310/mo + ? utils Furnished, close to
campus. Females only. Call Andrea at (321)
795-8789 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Exact
move in/out dates are negotiable. 3-27-5-3
Royal Village Apts.
1BR in 4BR/2BA. $475/Mo. 5 min walk to
campus. Furn, W/D, Internet, Cable-HBO,
Pool, Gym, All Util incl. Avail April 1 Aug.
Call 510-303-9213 email@example.com 4-3-
1 or 2 rooms for summer rent in furnished, 2
bed/2.5 bath townhouse. On busline, close
to campus. Neighborhood has pool and gym.
$450/mo + utilities to rent 1 room, or $700/
mo + utils to rent 2. 352-201-0082 3-27-5-3
Room for sublet in Melrose Student Living
$439/mo includes pvt BA, all utils, internet,
& cable. W/D in unit shared by three 9ther
rooms. 2 swimming pools, fitness rooms &
much more. Contact Sandy 226-9184 3-
ONLY $425! Available NOW. 1 room.in 4/4
apt w/huge walking closet! Fully furnished.
Utils incl. University Terrace by parking and
pool 813-817-1524 3-27-5-3
-Female roommate wanted for a 1BR/1BA in
a 4BR/4BA @ $470/mo. Lexington Crossing.
Avail April 1st. Contact Briana @ 352-328-
Summer Sublease: Estates: Beautiful, spa-
cious 4BR/4BA. Fully furnished, close to
campus. Great condition. Cable/High speed
Inetemet incl. Pool, gym, clubhouse. Price/
Dates Negotiable. Call Lauren 561-866-7746
CAMPUS LODGE sublease 2BR/2BA avail-
able in a 3/3. Fully furnished, W/D, utilities
included. Avail April August. Contact 352-
ASPEN RIDGE APTS 3813 SW 34th St.
Quiet complex. 1BR apt. 3rd floor
Pay $545 for 5/7 5/31; $675 for 6/1 6/30
Can renew my lease. No security/redec fee.
W/D, tan, gym, pool, alarm 813-484-8484
**Large 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA only $325
avail May-July 31st. Private patio each room,
spacious, no towing, quiet. 3 bus routes 352-
May August, 3BR apt. $367/mo + utils. Call
Temple 231-6305 3-26-3-3
a Roommates 3
Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Hidden Lake 374-3866
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 ROOMMATE NEEDED
(1) for 4/2.5 new townhouse, 10 min from
UF by car or bus, all included $410 954-557-
Master BR avail in huge home. 2 profs need
mature 3rd. Digital, wireless, W/D, yard serve,
2 bus rts, quiet area. SW G'ville. Avail Now-
July $300 + utils. firstname.lastname@example.org 3-30-30-4
2BR/2BA for rent, W/D, all appliances, $425/
room + sec dep, call Abby 352-281-5617
Quiet roommate: master br in 1000 sq ft
2BR/2BA $335/mo + 1/2 util. On 6th Street.
Full-time UF, pref male. Move-in Aug must
cosign. Call Charles 407-342-8940
2BRs in wing of new 4/3 house, avail now.
BR have deadbolt locks, monthly maid ser-
vice utils incl $525/BR, cable, wireless, park-
ing and on bus line. Club has hot tub, gym.
Lori 850-212-9848 UFGatorHome@aol.com
Female roommate needed for 2BR/2BA
furnished townhouse. Next to pool. Clkose
to Oaks Mall. $400/mo which includes cable,
internet, and utilities up to $100.Call 386-
Roommate needed for 3/3 twnhse in gated
comm. Lg BR w/pvt BA & walk-in closet. New
appliances, carpet & paint. All amenities &
utils incl. 24hr gym, pool, Bball, HS internet,
cable wHBO/SHO $550 954-483-4597 3-
Roommate needed for 4BR/4BA condo @
University Terrace West. $425/mo w/$125
dep. W/D, wireless internet & cable all incl.
Please call 407-719-1699 3-30-14-4
BRAND NEW spacious condo needs female
roommmates 3/3 avail in 4/4 starting 8/1. 2
blocks from UF! $530/mo, all incl. Call Amy
Room for rent $475/mo
all utils, cable, hi-speed internet incl Male
only. Near 43rd & Newberry 256-7227 3-
UF Student needs roommate to share 2BR/
2BA condo 1.5 mile to campus. Steps to
bus/pool/gym/com lab. $520. 770-429-3999,
352-381-7362 Private Owner 4-4-15-4
Roommate needed for Aug 2007. 3BR/3BA
@ Stoneridge Apts. $375/mo + utils w/$200
dep. W/D incl. Unfurnished room. Call Ryan
@ 863-441-0643 3-22-5-4
Female roommates wanted for 4BR fur-
nished pool.house. $450/mo + utils. 1 mile
from campus on bus route. Non-smoker.
No dogs. Avail June. Call 954-899-7197
$267.50 + 1/2 util.lBR in 2BR/1BA apt. Very.
close to campus! For details/contact #, go to:
Find Christine. 3-23-4-4
ONE MALE ROOMMATE
needed for 3BR/2BA house 5 miles from
campus. $290/mo. Contact Ryan ASAP 941-
Walk to UF. 2nd BR used for storage -
*YOU HAVE CONDO ALL TO YOURSELF
2 pools in complex. $395/mo. Mike 316-1267
2BRs AVAILABLE IN LARGE 4/2 ON FARM
less than 10 mi to UF. Pet friendly. Horse ok.
$275/mo. 1 room avail'May, 1 in June. Jen
Master Bedroom in 4BR/3BA house off NW
16th Ave between SFCC & UF. Cox cable &
HS internet, new carpet & ceiling fans, DW,
W/D, & new oven. $430/mo all util incl. 352-
1/1 for female in 3/3 apt. Have own room
& full bath. Share living room & kitchen.
$500/mo Security gate & alarm. Call 262-
Need female student in University Commons
4BR condo. Non-smoker, poolside view,
game room & amenities. $379/mo. Please
call Haydee Clark @ 352-871-8577.
Available Aug. 3-27-5-4
SHARE LUXURY TOWNHOUSE
Mostly furnished. Storage room. Pool view.
$525/mo + 1/2 util. bills 317-340-9007 3-
Male roommate needed to share furnished
house w/young prof. 15 min drive from
campus, close to bus, free washer/dryer, pvt
bdrm w/btrm, pets ok, Ig fenced yd, lots of
trees, pond, wood deck, hottub, $400/mo +
dep (1 mo) + 1/2 utils (Directv, phone, wire-
less, elec) Ken 954-817-8066 4-3-10-4
Roommates wanted to share 4BR/3BA with
pool with UF students. Students only. No
smoking No pets. Close walk to UF. $375/mo
each room plus 1/4 utilities. Lease. Avail May
6. 262-2710/514-4570 4-3-10-4
Available from Commercial News Providers"
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Female roommate needed. Can sublease
also. Live in Beautiful new house w/sec alrm,
bus stop, fast internet, quiet area, pool. Avail
April. $500/mo Jackie 352-395-7462; 941-
ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
Near library downtown. $285-$360/rm + utils.
Free internet access. Short term. No 1iets.
No smoking. 378-1304 4-3-10-4
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(everything included!) W/D, 2 freq. UF bus
routes (12 & 35) a 15-second walk from
the front door! Please call 352-870-7393
Room for rent $450/mo
Near SFCC & Oaks Mall & 1-75. All utilities in-
cluded. 786-325-7941 or 258-0277 4-4-10-4
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Pre-Construction Pricing next to campus!
Oxford Terrace II Walk to UF from a brand
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Newly renovated 2BR/1.5BA end unit condo
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1/2 BA. Comm pool & bus rt on site. Quiet
cony to Shands/UF. $139,900. 352-246-5958
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CLOSE TO UF AND SHANDS
Starting in the mid $170's
Gated Community on Bus Route
2508 SW 35th Place
OPEN HOUSE Tu-F 2-5, Sat & Sun 1-4
Contact Birdie Murnane, Venture Realty
of North Florida at 352-222-8888 or visit
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
2BR/2BA Oakbrook Walk Condo. WALK
TO UF/Shands. Laundry rm, W/D incl, night
security. Cathedral ceilings. Balcony over-
looks pool. $173,000. Call 321-217-6991
Condo for sale in BRANDYWINE 2BR/2BA.
$115,000. 1226 sq ft for sale by owner.
Excellent condition. New tile & wood floors.
Call 352-562-4091 3-22-10-5
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Casablanca East Condo. _2BR/2.5BA
Renovated! Wood floors, granite, new carpet
CASABLANCA EAST 2BR/1.5BA 2 mi to
UF on bus rte. Wood firs, 2004 appliances,
util room incl W/D. Pool, security sys. Avail
mid-May. $135,000. Call 352-804-6169 3-
WHY RENT WHEN YOU CAN OWN 3 BED
2 BATH CONDO WOOD FLOORS LARGER
MASTER WITH WALK IN CLOSETS
BEHIND OAKS MALL OWNERIAGENT
WHY RENT WHEN YOU CAN OWN 2
BED 2 BATH CONDO WOOD FLOORS,
PRIVATE DECK NEWER APPLIANCES
$139,500 OWNER/AGENT 352-262-7462
Brand new 1440 sq ft
RESTAURANT SPACE for sale or lease 3
blocks from UF in beautiful Jackson Square
Condominiums. Call Eric Wild at 870-9453
for info 4-25-33-5
Brand new 1020 square ft
OFFICE SPACE for sale or lease 3 blocks
from UF in beautiful Jackson Square
Condominiums. Large private balcony. Call
3/2 1976 SQ FT concrete block home on
nearly 2 landscaped acres in Jonesville area,
priced below appraised value $265,000. Call
David @ Campus Realty 339-3836 or 336-
MH in Arredondo, 3BR/2BA, 16'x60',
screened porch. New AC, fridge, dryer (all
warranted) comes wall appl. Lawn mower.
BBQ grill. $3500 (incl tax) + take over $646/
mo lot rent & pmt. 283-8077, 618-204-2853
WANT TO OWN CLOSE TO CAMPUS?
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Close to UF, walk to campus
Go to HomesAtUF.com or call Steve
Barry, Campus Realty 352 494-49961 3-
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Condo for sale (or rent)
1/1 CREEKSIDE VILLAS
NW 29th Rd. Well maintained. Upstairs
Creekview. $84,900. 407-616-7496 4-5-
House for Sale: Charming 1940's cottage
w/pvt yard near UF. 2BR/1BA, wd firs, new
roof, elec & AC/Heat pump in 2005. Sec sys
& termite contract. $220,000. See Photos at
www.10houses.com or call 352-336-6116
6.8 Acres near Newnans Lake. Heavily
wooden, deeded access to the lake. Cannot
be split. Mobile or site-built home acceptable.
SKYLINE MOBILE HOME, 2BR/2BA, 14x66.
New app, tile, vinyl, roof and paint. Pet &
smoke free. Seller moves for free. Like new
must see to believe. (1989) $15,000. 352-
3/2 condo wWN/D, excellent condition. New
ceramic tile, carpet, paint and more. End unit
near pool. Tower Rd. on bus rte. $122,900.
Call 352-262-1135 4-25-26-5
2/2.5 Lofts Oasis Condo. $235,000. BRING
ALL OFFERS. Call Campus Realty 352-318-
0 down, 0 closing costs with your
new home. GUARANTEED
APPROVAL! Good, Bad or No
credit OK! Call Tom for details
Beautiful 1 BR/1.5BA loft/condo.
Totally remodeled. SW section/Tower Rd.
For sale by owner. Call for details. 339-4600
CAMPUS VIEW CONDO
13th &Archer 3BR/3BA, util rm, LR, DR,
Kit w/breakfast counter, balcony. New const.
$310,000. PH 813-205-0220 4-4-10-5
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-
MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $350
Brand new still packaged w/warranty.. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. 352-372-
BED KING $170 PILLOWTOP
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in
plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588 Can
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
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
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-
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.
BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
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
Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 4-25-72-6
Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $80 317-4031
Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516
BEDS FURNITURE FUTONS
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New S 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!
OBeds *Full mattress & boxspring sets $49
Queen sets $89 *Single sets$39 eKing
sets $99 *from estate sale. 376-0939/378-
6005 Call-A-Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave.
BEDS FUTONS FURNITURE
Quality furniture at reasonable prices.
Morrells Furniture Outlet,
140 NW 6th St: 352-378-3400
Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfurniture.com
*MOVING SALE: Ping-pong table, blue
couch, dresser, mattress set, entertainment
center Call 352-870-7427 ASAP or visit
1408 NW6th Ave Sat 3/24, 9-12,
CHEAP STUFF & FREE DELIVERY 3-23-
CASH PAID For Laptops
Power Supplies & Drives.
Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 4-25-72-7
lo A-11 A- Oosnputer Beer
Computer Help! Now!
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
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Books by Bob Brackin
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UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENTAUCTIONS
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and
more. All individuals interested in bidding
go to: http://fa.ufl.edu/am/surplus/onlinel
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-
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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)
Scooters from $899. Largest selection from
KYMCO, Daelim, Hyosung, Adly,.Go-Ped,
Schwin, others. 2 yr warrantees.
3550 SW 34th St 338-8450 solanocycle.com
*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Providing excellent service and
new scooters at great prices!
1901 NW 67th Place, 336-1271
NEW website www.NS4L.com
We have moved to a temp. location as we.
await the completion of our new state of the
art facility. We still have new scooters start-
ing at $1199. lyr Warranties. We also service
ALL brands of scooters. Pickup Available.
Low Labor Rates. Free estimates. 376-6275
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
534 SW4th Ave. Largest Selection of
E-bikes, Scooters, Accessories and Morel!!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
Scooter Maintenance Packages!
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Buy A New Scooter 0 Buy A Used Scooter
All on one site! Check the website or call
336-1271 for more info! 4-25-54-11
**SHINKO SPORT BIKE TIRES**
190/50/ZR17 $115.95-180/55/ZR17 $112.95
120/70/ZR17 now $82.95 (in stock + more)
BLOWOUT SALE!!! *
GatorMoto is having a huge sale on NEW
'06 models. Only $899 gets you a brand new
scooter w/ 1 YEAR WARRANTY! Only a few
left at this price. Financing avail. 376-6275.
HONDA SHADOW CLASSIC '86
V-Twin VT1100 Excellent Condition
Runs great, 21K,$2950/OBO
Joel 352-336-0075 3-26-5-11
CASH PAID for MOTORCYCLES
Running or not, Newer or Older (no junk pls)
I will pick up. Call TODAY 352-441-0442
Please leave a message. 4-25-26-11
2007 Harley XL1200C Sportster
1500 miles. Pacific Blue Pearl. Asking
$9200. Mint. Save Over $2000. Call 386-
SCOOTER SUZUKI SEPIA
Well maintained, ask for details. Runs like a
champ. $550. 352-262-2439 3-27-5-11
*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAROL
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CARS -CARS BuyOSellSTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
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CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
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For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
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3630 N Main St.
Buy Here, Pay Here 4-25-72-12
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3630 N. Main St.
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Bring W-2s and Drive home today. 4-25-
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Wide selection of vehicles 4-25-72-12
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2306 NE Waldo Rd
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See our inventory! 5-15-84-12
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$0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr.
For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
2006 Hyundai Sonata LX
V6. All power. Alloy wheels. Leather, CD,
keyless entry, extra clean. Factory warranty.
17K mi. $15,900 Call 352-514-8580 3-22-
POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK?
On site available. Call Steve 352-226-1973
2003 MITSUBISHI GALLANT
64K miles. Asking $8100. Call 786-208-0902
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.
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LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
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* ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 8-15-
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-.
Buying jewelry, gold, diamonds etc.
Top dollar paid. 727-560-6081
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 4-6-72-13
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
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$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 4-
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
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800-965-6520 ext 138 4-25-72-14
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, Training Provided
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
$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
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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-you[ choice. Great work envi-
ronment. Apply in person. 7404 NW4th Blvd.
Across from Home Depot. No calls please
POLITICAL CALL CENTER
Phone reps needed ASAP for Political
Campaigns. Base hourly rate + bonus.
371-5888 ext. 111 or 4112 NW 22nd Dr. 4-
EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
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0** SOCCER COACHESO*
needed for GSA rec and camp youth teams.
Experience required. License preferred for
comp. For info:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 379-5979
Leasing Consultant, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
220 N. Main; 352-375-2152 X301 x301
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Bureau of Economic and
Business Research at
Warrington College of
Survey Research Center
Hiring Students and Non Students
Hourly Rate ($7.50 $8.00)
Flexible scheduling -
Great Resume Builder
Speaker Positions Available
(352) 392-2908 X 105
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
Attn Smokers! Earn at least $7/hr Smokers
needed to participate in a study on decision-
making & smoking. If interested, come to
Rm 81 in the UF Psychology Bldg, call 392-
0601 x297, visit www.psych.ufl.edu/~locey/
smokers.mht for more info. 4-25-70-14
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
Paid survey takers needed in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Cllick on Surveys. 4-
400+ Counselor/Instructor Jobs!
3 Coed Summer Camps in PA.
Travel Paid. Top Salary.
Cool Nights & Warm Days!
Room and Board Included
Get Paid to Play!
The Florida Elks Youth
Camp (FEYC) needs male
and Female summer camp
Counselors Ages 18 and up.
FEYC is an overnight camp
located off of Highway 450
in Umatilla, FL
The camp runs
June 4 July 22. Please
Contact Krys Ragland
at 800-523-1673 ext 251
or 352-669-9443 ext 251
Earn $2500 + monthly and more to type
simple ads online. www.DataAdEntry.com
For adult entertainment company. Make
$1000+/wk. Flex schedule 378-3312 3-30-
PART TIME CLEANERS
No experience necessary. No weekends.
Flexible daytime hrs- Excellent pay. $10/hr.
Clean vacant apts. Call 378-8252 4-12-
Sears, Oaks Mall
Now hiring sales & stock positions. See store
for inquires. May apply online. AA/EOE. 3-
VIRTUALLY CUBAN, Gairiesville's Best
Cuban Restaurant & Internet Cafe is hiring
Servers, Drivers, & Dishwashing Positions
for lunch & dinner. Experience a plus, but not
required. Spanish speaking a plus but not
required. Please apply in person at:
2409 SW 13th ST M-F 3pm-5pm.
SUBWAY OAKS MALL
Happy energetic fast reliable honest people.
No hot greasy fries, no grease traps. Call
Camp Counselors Needed at Camp Wekiva
in Wekiva Springs State Park, AApopka, FL.
A Sleepaway, Environmental Camp Boys
- June 16-30 Girls June 30-July-28. Contact
Bright enthusiastic, industrious workers
wanted for toy/gift store. FT/PT. Must be able
to work weekends, breaks and holidays stop
by for an application @ 1510 NW 13th St.
Now hiring COOK & CASHIER PT & FT.
Apply in person 600 NW 75th St. Benefits
include FREE MEALS 3-30-20-14 t
Rapidly-growing telecom co at 1405 NW
13th St. E5 seeks SALES ASSOCIATES.
High energy and will train. Call Danielle after
1pm at 372-2051. EOE 3-30-20-14
Great pay, flex scheds, sales/svc, will train,
conditions apply, all ages 17+ CALL NOW
Potential earnings $14-$20/hrl Make your
own schedule. Fun environment, great op-
portunity. For info contact Jason 379-3663
Escape to the Shenandoah Mountains of
West Virginia. Timber Ridge Camp, Co-ed,
overnight, seeking energetic staff to work
with children for the summer. Top salary,
travel allowance. A representative will be
on campus for interviews March 22nd. Call
for appt. 800-258-2267. www.trcamps.com.
Email: Trcamps@aol.com. 3-22-10-14
Have You Recently Quit Smoking?
If so, you may be eligible to participate
in a research study to determine how
nicotine affects the feeling of your breathing
when your breathing is obstructed.
*To participate you must:
-Be healthy and between 18-25 years of old
-Have quit smoking in the last 1-3 months
Ief eligible you may receive
-Pulmonary function tests
(to measure your breathing)
(test that measures brainwaves)
Pregnancy test (if female) 4
*Up to $100 for compensation of time
and travel expenses
For more information,
please call 392-4700 ext 3840
Ladies Be Your Own Boss!!!
Moms Helping Moms Earn Residual
Income!!! Set Your Own Hours and Days.
Need extra cash? We can help. Please
visit our website. www.athomeiam.com 3-
AutoCad PT person Mon Fri Daily 30-50
hrs/wk. $9/hr. Must be dependable & good
knowledge of basic AutoCad. 1 mi from
campus. Email email@example.com
FT/PT + Commission
Fax Resume to:'
YMCA Camp McConnell, just outside
Gainesville, is looking for a few good male
and female counselors to work with boys
and girls 7-15 years old. Great experience
at one of the leading overnight camps in the
south. Must live onsite and pass FDLE and
child abuse background checks. Camp starts
end of May and ends Aug. 11. Check us out
at www.ymcasummercamp.com or call 466-
Basic gardening, mowing, lawn maintenance.
Occasional car detailing. Please send re-
sume to firstname.lastname@example.org or apply at 4201 NW
95th Blvd. 3-22-10-14
PT VET TECH
Call 318-1247 Tri-County Pet & Bird Hospital
20, ALLIGATOR E THURSDAY, MARCH 22,2007
*| Help Wanted
City of Gainesville Parks/Rec
Dept. is now hiring for seasonal
recreation and aquatics positions
Competitive pay in great work
environment! Apply online today
3 years exp. Call 352-376-4649 3-30-16-14
Opening for outside sales, available now.
Great training provided, great pay, and flex-
ible hours. For information call 352-283-8105
or e-mail @ email@example.com
Now hiring. Drivers. Part time & full time.
5004 NW 34th St. 373-7733. Apply in per-
$7.25 $9.25. You are in charge. You make
the call. Food service or retail exp a must.
Fax resume 384-9911 or apply in person @
any Pizza Hut. 4-25-32-14
LOTS OF NANNIES NEEDED
am's to 12/1; 12pm to ?;
2pm to 6; nights w/newbie;
Resume, pix, schedule to: NOAH'S ARK
NANNY firstname.lastname@example.org 4-2-15-14
Ben & Jerry's seeks outgoing, motivated in-
dividuals with their own transportation. Must
thrive in a fast paced working environment
and appreciate cleanliness and organization.
Email resumes & class schedule to jen@gain
HARRY'S SEAFOOD BAR & GRILL
is now hiring experienced LINE COOKS only
@- competitive rates. Please come in for
interview M-F between 2 & 4pm. @ 110 SE
Do you want to quit smoking? Smokers are
needed to participate in a smoking cessa-
tion st.j4y. You may be compensated for
participation. If interested: 392-0601x 650
COLLEGE STUDENT NEEDED for
Tutoring Spanish & Math
3 days per week. Paid $10/hr. Call 331-9775
FT/PT Document Image Technician
FT/PT, Mon-Sun, Hrs flexible. Prepping,
Scanning and data entry of medical records
in a local Gainesville Hospital. Data Entry
Exp & clear criminal background reqd. Send
resume to: email@example.com or fax
FARAHS ON THE AVE.
1120 W UNIVERSITY AVE.
NOW HIRING EXP. SERVERS FT/PT
APPLY M-THURS 2-4 NO CALLS PLEASE
Patient greeter PT. Outgoing personal-
ity and customer service exp. req! Flexible
hours. Must be able to lift up to 50 Ibs. Fax
resume to HR at 352-224-2216 or email
HIRING DRIVERS & PIZZA MAKERS.
Apply @ Five Star Pizza 210 SW 2nd Ave.
UF STLUDENTS Campus director to manage
our campus operations for 07-08 school year.
Pay is salary based'w/performance incen-
tives. Must be UF student for 07-08 school yr.
Send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
Customer Service Position
Flexible hours, full time available. Monday-
Friday, no weekends. Experience a plus.
Applications, call for directions.--376-4803
i Help Wanted
FUN SUMMER JOB ON CAMPUS
Seeking enthusiastic and outgoing students
to help with meal membership sales from
May July on UF campus. Approx. 20 hrs
a week, $10/hr plus cash bonuses, flexible
hours and evenings plus free meals! Must
enjoy interacting with others in a professional
manner and have a positive attitude. Retail,
customer service or volunteer experiences. a
plus. Apply online at www.gatordining.com
Donor Scheduling Representative
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers has
part time opportunities for energetic people -
to help maintain the community blood supply!
Pay is a base hourly rate plus a competitive
bonus plan. All applicants must be available
to work evening and weekend hours. Apply
at LifeSouth Community Blood Centers,
4039 Newberry Road, or call 224-1740.
Background check required. EOE/DFWP.
PT Catering staff & Delivery Drivers.
Celebrations Catering is Hiring all shifts -
early morning, lunch & pm shilfts. Energetic
fun job loaded with opportunity and variety.
Apply at 904 N. Main St. 3-30-10-14
GatorMoto. Looking for energetic college stu-
dents who want to make commission based
sales. Job openings avail now. Potential to
make up to $15K this spring/summer. Work
your own hours 376-6275 for more info 4-
Rapidly growing telecom co seeks SALES
ASSOCIATES for outbound telephone sales.
High energy and will train. Call Charles at
376-4803 EOE 4-13-20-14
Volunteer for Money
Participants needed for one-hour focus
group. Must be 18 years or older and a
freshman at UF. Have consumed 5+ drinks
in one sitting in past 2 weeks. Completely
CONFIDENTIAL. Will receive $20 UF
Bookstore gift card and free pizza. Email
email@example.com with subject line Focus
Group Volunteer. 3-22-3-14
Contracts & Pricing
Responsibilities include reviewing invoices
and updating records; ensuring consistency
between negotiated price and documented
agreement; reviewing and resolving pricing
discrepancies; training and assisting others
on pricing process; and providing advanced
reporting on contract status. Candidates
must have knowledge of windows based
office productivity tools; and 1-3 years of
order processing and purchasing. Please
submit your cover letter, resume, and salary
history to firstname.lastname@example.org. For
more information on this opportunity visit
WEB DEVELOPERS and COMPUTER
CONSULTANTS wanted at the UF Center
for Instructional Technology and Training.
Develop your portfolio! Visit CITT website
for more information. Schedule is flexible;.
pay starts at $7.50(consultant) $10.00(de-
veloper) per hour. E-mail email@example.com,
online application at http://www.citt.ufl.edul
HUD PROCESSORS NEEDED
Flexible schedule. Full/Part time. Training
provided. 800-490-5260 4-3-10-14
You deserve the best and so do we! Come
join our-team of the best caregivers in town.
Gain experience working with the elderly.
Must pass 3 bkgd. cks. PT/FT. $7.75/hr. Call
Growing Real Estate Company look-
ing for web-design intern. Fax .resume,
Attn. Jenny at 352-505-0310 or email to
TENNIS STAFF NEEDED
The 31st Annual GATOR TENNIS CAMP is
now hiring good tennis players for the four
weeks in June. Only quality players with very
positive personalities need apply. Excellent
pay, working approx. 9 hours per day. Camp
is held on UF Campus, in the Ring Tennis
Complex and the Flavet Tennis Courts. If
Interested, please call M. B. Chafin, Camp
Director, at 392-3538 between 10-5 daily, or
in the evenings at 376-8030. If no answer,
please leave name and phone number.
I l Help Wanted
$12.50 Per Hour Starting Proven ad sales
prof. w/a strong ability to close. (Bonuses/
Commission) FT, Permanent. Benefits after
successfully completing probation. Email
resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Part Time Work for Full Time Pay
Need a 2nd Job or Extra Income? We Need
Good Sales Reps! PT Evenings, $7-10
per hr, Pd Wkly, Experience a Plus. Leave
Message 352-377-2573 4-3-10-14
Tutor needed for 2 10-year old boys. English
& math. Only college grad or PhD students
majoring in English, math or engineering
need apply. Start 4/15-Summer. 3-5 visits/
wk. Fax contact info & resume 373-4491
CALICO JACKS OYSTER BAR
Now hiring for all positions. Apply in person
3501 2nd Ave. 3-23-3-14
2 evenings per wk. 2 children. Need own
car. Micanopy area (15 min from UF) Email
Child care Provider
Starting May after school pickup. Full time
from June to August. Must be energetic,
great attitude & enjoy children. Required:
nonsmoker, swimmer & outdoor activities-
Please call 317-0625 to discuss details. Job
location near Haile Plantation 4-3-10-14
Wanted for private Wisc boys camp. 6/16
- 8/12, 379-7366, camphighlands.com 4-
For 3 & 5 y.o. to accompany us to family-
owned boys camp in Wisc. 6/16-8/12, 379-
7366, camphighlands.com 4-3-10-14
Greek Community liaison needed at Ben
& Jerry's Gainesville. ($8-11+/hr) Must be
extremely outgoing, dependable, & eager to
leam. Work will be within & outside of stores.
Email resume & class schedule to pete@gai
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Imagine Learning Center 371-5450. Taking
applications from reliable, creative individu-
als who enjoyworking with children 4-17-
Looking for someone to
SET UP WEBSITE
for small business. Please call 339-5158
Shipping & Receiving
We are recruiting for a Shipping/Receiving
Representative to work in a team environ-
ment. Requires excellent organizational,
communication and computer skills includ-
ing spreadsheets and word processing.
Must have the ability to handle heavy
lifting and operate a forklift. Retail or
prior warehouse experience preferred. Send
cover letter, resume, and salary history to:
email@example.com or fax 352-
Preschool teacher needed at Jewish Day
School M-F from 2-6. Must have experience
working with children and be available to
work through June 1. Call 376-1508 ext 110
for more info. 3-27-5-14
After school Babysitter Wanted!
Family w/ kids (5 & lyr) seeking enthu-
siastic non-smoking Female, educ major
preferred, for 2-3 days/week pick-up &
afternoon care for 5yro. Must own safe car
w/good driving record. Work experience w/
children a must. Start 6/11/07. Please e-mail:
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weekends & overnight. Operate tech equip-
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PT FILE CLERK/RECEPTIONIST
For busy doctor's office. Mornings, Mon thru
Fri, 8am to 1pm. Fax resume to 352-377-
CASHIER NEEDED immediate opening
Local grocery/convenience store
Day, evening and weekend shifts
Excellent communication skills
Contact Anil Matura @ 352-278-3105 3-
WANT TO WORK IN ORLANDO?
LIKE THE IDEA OF WORKING WITH
OTHER UNIV. OF FLA GRADS?
GREAT SALARY AND BENEFITS
PACKAGES AVAILABLE....Please email
resume to Access Control Technologies at
email@example.com for interview. 4-3-
Receptionist for busy law firm. Must be or-
ganized, motivated, outgoing, with reliable
transportation. 4-5 hours in AM/M-F $8/hour.
Fax resume 352-389-3926 3-27-5-14
PART-TIME POSITION AVAILABLE!
Busy office seeking outgoing and energetic
worker. MUST be extremely organized and
detail-oriented. Must be willing to commit to
at least one year of employment and work
over the summer. Night/weekend hours.
Please e-mail resume and availability to
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Gator Fever Archer Rd.
692-4472 ot 692-5597 3-30-8-14
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COMING SOON TO OCALAII Exciting new
upscale ASIAN FUSION restaurant seeks
motivated, exp. candidates w/customer ser-
vice mindset for all positions front and back
of house: Fax/email resume to 352-690-0534
or firstname.lastname@example.org 3-27-5-14
DIRECTIONAL SIGN HOLDER
Needed for Saturdays & Sundays 12-3pm.
$20/hr. Call Lisa 352-219-9551 4-3-10-14
Gatorfood.com Programmers Wanted
Paid Internship, Part-Time and Full-Time
programming positions available for pro-
grammers with intermediate and advanced
experience in ASP, .NET, and SQL program-
ming. Summer availability required. Send
resumes to email@example.com
call 379-9600. 3-23-3-14
IN FOOD RESEARCH LABORATORY.
Chemistry experience required. Instrument-
ation experience helpful. Please email re-
sume to firstname.lastname@example.org 4-3-10-14
Full & part time. No experience needed. We
will train. Apply in person: Pinch-a-Penny
behind Home Depot. 4-4-10-14
Apply 9am 6pm, Fri, March 23rd @
Eyecare Express, 13th St & 39th Ave.
BARN HELP EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
Cleaning stalls & feeding. Some momings.
Hunter Jumper/Crosscountry Farm 20 min-
utes from UF. Will trade for lessons or board-
ing. Call 359-4149 4-4-10-14
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Game footage from loss still taboo for then-Butler coach Collier
BASKETBALL, from page 23
to win the game equally as much."
The Gators would go on to lose to Michigan State in the
national championship game, but the first-round win still
holds a special place in Miller's heart.
"In college basketball (your team is) basically your fam-
ily, and when you can help them win, it's an amazing feel-
ing," Miller said. "That shot changed a lot of our lives."
It also left a lot to be emulated.
"To hit a game-winning shot, that's what you dream
about as a kid," shooting guard Lee Humphrey said. "I re-
member in the backyards, practicing game-winning shots,
pretending I made them. Everybody does that."
Miller still remembers becoming the foundation of a
human dogpile seconds after the ball's release from his
"It was like they were on me before I even knew the ball
went in," he said. "I fell to the ground, and by the time I
looked up I had Brett Nelson, Udonis Haslem, Teddy Dupay
- all those guys on top of me."
As the Gators reached a euphoria few experience, Butler
deflated and solemnly headed back to its locker room.
"To hit a game-winning shot, that's what you
dream about as a kid."
UF shooting guard
"I couldn't imagine being on the other end of that, being
so close to a victory," Humphrey said. "I would feel awful."
Humphrey's not the only one.
Butler's athletics director Barry Collier coached the
Bulldogs during that season.
The only time Collier or the former players talk about the
game is when they are asked about it, and to this day, Collier
has never watched footage from that night.
"I didn't watch tape on that game because it really both-
ered us," Collier said. "We had an opportunity to win, and
we let it slip through our fingers. ESPN Classic started show-
ing that game right after it happened, but I never watched
that either. It was just a basketball game. It's not like it's life
or death, but it hurt."
Earlier in the season, Miller was in a similar situation.
However, he missed the game-winning jumper. Afterward,
Donovan told him to drive instead.
Now, seven years later, Butler has its chance to avenge its
loss to UF in St. Louis at the Edward Jones Dome.
The Gators are prepared to whip out another last-second
buzzer beater should the occasion call for it.
"We'd probably want Corey going to the basket,"
Humphrey said. "We did something similar to that last
year in the (Southeastern Conference) Championship game
against South Carolina and (Joakim Noah) ended up getting
the offensive rebound and putting it back in to win. Corey
drove to the basket. That was the game winner."
Meyer: Atkins should not be back
FOOTBALL, from page 23
Harvin and Andre Caldwell set a goal
of becoming the best wideout tandem in
the country next season.
That's just what Meyer said it's time
to do to concentrate next season and
forget about 2006.
"We soaked it in for a little bit," Harvin
said. "But we've got back to reality real
But the reminders keep coming.
The team will receive its national
championship rings at the Orange and
Blue spring game April 14.
"The reality sets in," Meyer said. "It
set in at the (championship) banquet
(Tuesday). It set in when we went to the
White House and got on a flight for the
last time with the '06 team now it's
ETC: Cornerback Wondy
Pierre-Louis left practice
briefly after pulling his
right hamstring but
returned and should be
fine. ... Meyer said he
Harvin does not foresee former
UF cornerback Avery
Atkins coming back to the team. Atkins,
who left the school in June, had re-en-
rolled in classes for the spring.
Stevens breaks innings-pitched record
SOFTBALL, from page 23
to break records and we want to break
Stevens allowed 10 hits in the game,
but most of those were due to poor play
in the field that negated her pitching. The
Gators committed three errors.
The defense tightened in the second
game and played a large part in giving
Stacey Nelson her fifth shutout of the
season. The sophomore right-hander al-
lowed just one hit and struck out three
in six innings. After putting together their
best all-around game in weeks, Nelson
Sis hoping wins like this
will become the stan-
S"dard, not the exception..
"We needed a game
Softball like that, a win like that
for many different rea-
sons," she said. "It was just a great day
and we've got to keep it going."
UF hosts Princeton today in another
doubleheader starting at 5 p.m.
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Gators remember Miller's buzzer-beater in 2000
By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Staff Writer
Without Memphis Grizzlies
forward Mike Miller, UF's re-
cruiting video would have less
In his two-year career at
UF, Miller solidified his name
among the Gators' greats when
he sank a game-winning shot
against Butler in the 2000 NCAA
Tournament first round a
jumper that is still shown to re-
"It's one of the highlight
plays you see when you first
come here on your visit, and
Coach shows you all the plays,
you see that shot," forward
Corey Brewer said. "You just
want to follow in their foot-
As No. 1 seed UF prepares
for Friday's encounter .with
No. 5 seed Butler, who is in the
Sweet 16 for the second time in
school history, memories of the
first encounter are impossible to
The No. 5 Gators met the
No. 12 Bulldogs in the first
round seven years ago, and the
matchup quickly turned into a
UF trailed 56-49 with 4:17
remaining before it outscored
Butler 11-4 in the final minutes.
With 15 seconds remaining,
UF center Udonis Haslem hit
two free throws to tie the score
at 60. When Bulldogs leading
game went to
.. test achieved
Miller hit the winning shot with
three-tenths of a second left in
-overtime to propel the Gators
69-68 into the second round en
route to their championship
"It's one of those games
where you feel bad because you
have two teams playing hard,"
UF 'coach Billy Donovan said.
"Probably both teams deserved
SEE BASKETBALL, PAGE 22
Alligator File Photo
Former UF guard Mike Miller skies to the basket in the Gators' 90-73 win against Kentucky on Feb. 8, 2000.
.Miller's last-second winner against Butler in the first round spurred the team's run to the title game.
New-look UF opens spring
By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
The last time they put on Gator hel-
mets, more than two months ago, the
world was watching.
On Jan. 8, UF crushed Ohio State 41-14
in the first BCS National Championship
Game in front of a crowd of 74,628.
On Wednesday, the Gators opened
spring practice with about 100 fans in
The champs now focus on the future.
"I don't think you ever forget it, but
it's time to move on," Coach Urban
Meyer said. "It's probably more difficult
(than people realize)."
Two days after meeting President
George W. Bush at,the W-hite House to
commemnorate the htle, thev worked out
for about three houis with several new
Tim Tebow officially took over the
reigns as the starting quarterback but
was dwarfed by his backup, 6-foot-5
early enrollee Cameron Newton.
In all, eight freshmen arrived a semes-
A ninth, quarterback John Brantley,
made the trip from Ocala to be on hand
for the first workout.
Newton and Brantley
will likely compete for
one reserve spot while the
other will redshirt.
Football Brantley and his father
have expressed interest
to redshirt this season in-
stead of fighting for backup time.
Wide receiver Percy Harvin looked
different, but only because of his attire.
Harvin switched from jersey No; 8
to No. 1, taking the number vacated by
safety Reggie Nelson.
"This was my number back when I
was young," Harvin said. "But I couldn't
ever get it because I was always the
younger player. Now that I got the
chance, I had to get it."
SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 22
By KARL HYPPOLITE
With the UF softball team losing five
of its last six games entering Tuesday's
doubleheader against Florida International,
the Gators had a lot of questions.
Center fielder Lacy Howard had the*
Howard's three-run walk-off home run
in the bottom of the sixth inning gave UF
(22-14, 2-6 Southeastern Conference) a 9-
0 win in the second game because of the
Howard was key to the Gators' 5-3 vic-
tory in the first game as well, going 2 for 3
and scoring a run. The senior finished the
doubleheader with five hits and three RBI,
continuing her strong play.
Since the start of SEC play nearly two
weeks ago, Howard is hitting .384 with two
homers and six RBI.
"I knew that when we started in the SEC
I'd have to step my game up," she said.
"And being a senior, I knew I wasn't going
to get to do this anymore and my preseason
before the SEC hasn't been as good as I
wanted it to be, so I'm taking a different ap-
proach and taking no at-bat for granted."
sweep of FU
Coach Tim Walton believes that "win-
ning can cure a lot ot problems." That
appears to be the case for pitcher Stacey
Stevens, whose play has been inconsistent
this season, yet reached another career
"Anything set here by me or
anyone else is important to
the program. We all want to
break records and we want to
break them quick."
Earlier this season, Stevens set the school
record for strikeouts. Against FIU, she set a
schoolrecord for innings pitched (7211/3).
While setting that record, Stevens also
had one of her strongest performances of
the season, striking out seven in six in-
"I've said. it all along," she said.
"Anything set here by me or anyone else
- is important to the program. We all want
SEE SOFTBALL, PAGE 22
Z 1997: The UF women's basketball
team earns its first trip to the Elite
Eight, upsetting No. 2 seed Louisiana
Tech 71-57. The Gators lost to top-
seeded Old Dominion 53-51 next.
:MNCAA Tournament: No. 4 Southern
Illinois vs. No. 1 Kansas, CBS, 7:10 p.m.
*NCAA Tournament: No. 5 Tennessee vs.
No. 1 Ohio State, CBS, 9:57 p.m.
r The top-seeded Gators enter Friday's
matchup with No. 5 seed Butler as a
heavy favorite to advance. Look for
a preview of the Sweet 16 ini Friday's
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