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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28, 2007


UF courts soon-to-be retired OSU president


* HOLBROOK WAS ONCE A
DEAN AT UF.

By JOEY CHINDAMO
Alligator Writer
jchindamo@alligator.org

Win a championship, win an
administrator?
UF President Bernie Machen


and Ohio State University
President Karen Holbrook have
discussed her taking a position at
UF "in some capacity," UF spokes-
man Steve Orlando said Tuesday.
However, no decisions have
been made about what position
Holbrook would take if she ac-
cepts, Orlando said.
UF beat OSU in college foot-


ball's national championship game
in January.
Holbrook worked at UF from
1993 to 1998 as vice president for
research, dean
National of the Graduate
News School and a pro-
fessor of anatomy
and dermatology, according to the
OSU Web site. She became OSU's


13th president in October 2002.
Holbrook announced that she
would retire after the academic
year, said Jim Lynch, the director
of media relations at OSU.
She will hold her position as
president through the end of June
2007, he said.
In an e-mail, Holbrook wrote


ing would have to come from UF
officials.
All Holbrook could confirm
was that she hoped her univer-
sity meets UF in another national
championship game, this time in
men's basketball.
"I ... look forward to an Ohio
State-Florida match on Monday


that any decision about her hir- evening," she wrote.


SG wants degree for Jeb Bush

U THE STUDENT SENATE URGES
RECONSIDERATION.

By JOANNA BLAZ
Alligator Writer
jblaz@alligator.org
The Student Senate unanimously
passed a resolution honoring former
Gov. Jeb Bush on Tuesday night after
the Faculty Senate denied Bush an
honorary UF degree last week.
Senators originally authored a
resolution urging the Faculty Senate to
reconsider its decision, but the resolu-
tion was revised before the meeting to
simply honor Bush.
"We didn't want it to be combative,"
said Sen. Josh Weiss, who authored the
resolution. "We're not trying to fight
(the Faculty Senate)."
Weiss said the resolution was meant
to honor Bush's contributions to UE
The resolution was revised because
there was a miscommunication about
which bill would be presented, said
Student Body President John Boyles.
Student Government lobby coordi-
nator Jason Lutin, who also authored
the resolution, spoke in support of it.
"(Bush) took time to help us out
with some of our issues, and that is an
amazing thing," Lutin said.
The Faculty Senate voted Thursday
: to deny Bush the degree, making Bush
the first person to get snubbed from
the honor, UF officials said.
Charles Roop. Alligator But the UF Alumni Association
Student Body President John Boyles speaks Tuesday eve- unanimously agreed to name Bush an
ning about the resolution to honor former Gov. Jeb Bush. honorary alumnus SENATE, PAGE y.
SEE SENATE, PAGE 10


STUDENT LIFE

Comedian seeks


Facebook friends


By KIMBERLY FULSCHER
Alligator Contributing Writer

Some of Steve Hofstetter's
fellow comedians will say they
hate his stinkin' guts mostly
because. the college-circuit
comedian has succeeded once
again in his new campaign to
spread his name, a Facebook
group called "Steve Hofstetter
is My Friend."
"He's the guy you love to
hate," said Denis Donohue, a
friend and fellow comedian.
Hofstetter, 27, is a weekly
columnist for Sports Illustrated
and the NHL. He has also writ-
ten two books about college
life.
Hofstetter will perform for
free next fall at the university
that has the most students join
the first official "Facebook-
off," as he calls it.
"As ,usual, it's brilliant,"
Donohue said of the competi-
tion. "It's light-years ahead of
what everyone else is doing."
Though Hofstetter's group
has gained fame in universities
across the country (with a total
of 2,266 members as of Tuesday
evening), it has struggled with-
in UF's Facebook realm.
UF began in the No. 3 posi-
tion, then dropped to No. 10
last week. It has since fallen
off the list.
But Hofstetter said he thinks


UF interest will revive in the
upcoming weeks before the
competition ends May 15.
Hofstetter attributes UF's
lackluster involvement in the
competition to the school's
huge population of about
50,000 students.
"The UF campus is its own
city," Hofstetter said. "I'm sure
it's hard to reach everyone, but
at the same
time, if UF
students
even if
S a couple of
students
told all
Hofstetter their friends,
it could
work. Most of this is simply
students getting their friends
to sign up."
Hofstetter has performed at
UF twice. His latest visit was in
September 2005.
As of Tuesday, West
Virginia's Bethany College was
in the lead with 179 students,
according to Hofstetter's sta-
tistics.
UF's former No. 10 position
was usurped by the Clarion
University of Pennsylvania
with 26 students.
Hofstetter said his busy
schedule is what keeps stu-
dents aware of him.

SEE COMEDY, PAGE 10


* Remember last
year's national
championship
game? The Gators
say forget about
it. The domination
of UCLA in 2006
doesn't give UF
confidence heading
into the rematch.
See story, pg. 20.


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By CHAD SMITH
Alligator Staff Writer


A state House of Representatives committee approved a bill
Tuesday that would allow UF to charge students $1,000 a year
on top of tuition.
Two House councils will next consider the bill before it can
go to the floor, said Jill Chamberlain, spokes-
State woman for Speaker of the House Marco Rubio.
News UF leaders are pushing for the bill so they
can implement their "Academic Enhancement
Program," which would be used to hire 200 new faculty and
100 new academic advisers.
The committee voted 7 to 1 in favor of the bill a wider
margin than a Senate committee's approval of a similar bill
March 21 with a 3-2 vote.
The one member who voted against it in the House com-
mittee, Rep. Dorothy Hukill, said, "I see it as a tuition hike by
another name."
She said UF's charge would "put a burden on some stu-
dents" who couldn't afford it.


AROUND GAINESVILLE

Retailers ready for postgame rush


By LAUREN MARINO
Alligator Contributing Writer

Gators merchandise retailers are getting a strong
sense of d6ja vu this week.
However, with experience from the UF men's bas-
ketball team's trip to the Final Four last year under their
belts, store personnel expect to be better prepared this
time.
"It's probably a little less hectic this time," said Joey
Willis, a salesman for Gators Plus on University Avenue.
"I guess it's just because we've been here before."
Employees do not expect the demand for Gators
merchandise to be extremely high until after Saturday's
game.
"I've only had a few people come in for Final Four
stuff," said Wesley Evans, a salesman for Gator Shop,
also on University Avenue. "It will be busiest on Sunday
if we win."
The stores are busy preparing for the demand that
would be created by another trip to the championships.
"We're going to have so many people coming in
that we're just trying to stock up as much as possible,"
said Shannon Antone, a saleswoman at the Reitz Union
Bookstore.
The bookstore's customers don't come from just
Florida. They call in from around the nation requesting
Final Four merchandise, Antone said.
"We've been selling out of jerseys because it's the


first year that the numbers are specific to the players,"
she said.
Buffy Lockette, a UF student and staff member, is
looking for a Joakim Noah jersey for her 4-year-old son,
Noah. She said her son loves watching the athlete play.
"We yell, 'Go, Noah!'" she said. "He'll get confused
and say, 'Which Noah? Me or basketball Noah?' and I'1
say, 'Both of you.'"
Some stores took the chance of preordering shirts
anticipating two more wins.

"It will be busiest on Sunday if we win."
Wesley Evans
salesman for Gator Shop

"We already had to order national championship
shirts last week with the Final Four stuff," Willis said of
Gators Plus. "It's so we'll be ready if we win."
If UF wins Saturday, Evans will watch the champion-
ship game somewhere near the Gator Shop. He plans to
go to work immediately afterward if the Gators win.
"We'll have some preordered championship shirts
ready," he said. "We'll be selling them out the door as
fast as we can on Monday night."
If the Gators lose, the stores have to take the hit and
pay for the shirts anyway.
"It could really hurt the business if they lose," Evans
said. "They have two really hard teams to beat between
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Funeral held for track coach


By JESSICA DaSILVA
Alligator Staff Writer
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Tom Jones, the former UF women's track and field
coach, was still drawing up workout instructions for one
of his past athletes at 1 a.m. on March 21.
Cara Evans, a former member of the UF team, gradu-
ated two years ago but still sought his training advice,
said Jones' wife. But at 7 a.m., before Evans would have
even begun her workout, Jones died of liver cancer.
"He was coaching until the end," said his wife, Sandra
Jones.
Jones' funeral was held Tuesday at Trinity United
Methodist Church. About 300 people attended, including
the entire women's track and field team.
Sandra said she was surprised by her husband's death
because she thought he would "just keep on going."
"I think the way he attacked ... cancer was so much
like the way he competed," Sandra said. "He was pre-
pared. He had a plan."
"But I think he went on his own terms when he
couldn't get to practice anymore," she added.
He was diagnosed with the cancer in spring 2004, said
his 36-year-old son, Chris Jones.
During a speech at the funeral, UF athletics director
Jeremy Foley said all Jones ever wanted to do was coach.
In an interview after the service, Sandra agreed.


They picked their wedding date, March 3, 1977, be-
cause it was the only date open during the indoor track
season at the University of Alabama, she said.
"To love Tom, you had to love track, and you had to get
on the track schedule," Sandra said.
They had met about a year before, when they taught
at Chamberlain High School in Tampa,
she said.
She coached the cheerleading
squad, and he coached track and field.
Sandra said she remembers a pep rally
she organized for Jones' team.
S"I was watching from behind the
stage, and I just liked the way he
Jones looked and the way he walked," she
said.
She kept teaching until Jones needed her assistance
traveling to and from practice.
She then quit her job to help him and to spend more
time with him.
She took him to practice throughout his chemotherapy
and radiation treatment until he wasn't strong enough to
go, she said.
Don Russell, Jones' friend of 20 years, said in his speech
at the service that during his last conversation with Jones,
he asked Jones what he wanted him to pray for.
"When he answered, he looked in my eyes and said,
'Pray that I can coach again,'" Russell said.


Comedian visits

By ADRIAN ERLENBACH
Alligator Contributing Writer
Stand-up comedian, actor and playwright Lewis Black
will perform at 8 p.m. at the O'Connell Center.
Black performs stand-up routines worldwide and re-
ceived a Grammy nomination in 2006 for his comedy CD,
"Rules of Engagement." But he is probably best known for
his weekly stint as a political commentator on
On Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon
Campus Stewart."
Accent UF's student-run speakers'
bureau and Student Government's Jewish Awareness
Month will pay Black $50,000 for the appearance.
Accent chairman Andrew Brown said Black, whose
comedy addresses subjects ranging from politics to grow-
ing up in a Jewish family, should be well-received by UF
students.
"He'll bring a lot of people out," he said.
UF junior Ryan Graunke said he plans to arrive two
hours early for the show. He watches "The Daily Show"
regularly and is looking forward to seeing Black perform.
"He's so different from other comedians," Graunke said.
"He has a really funny take on things."
Doors will open at 7:15 p.m. The event is free.


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Growl theme set


By JOEY CHINDAMO
Alligator Writer
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Holding two national
championships at the same
time comes with bragging
rights.
That's why the theme of
next year's Gator Growl will
be "Nation of Champions,"
event officials said Tuesday.
Gator Growl, billed as the
"world's largest student-run
pep rally," is the climax of
Homecoming week at UF.
Growl officials picked the
theme because they wanted to
highlight UF's success on and
off the playing field, said Anna
Murphy, the event's public re-
lations director.
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school who is successful in ac-
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has billed up-and-coming co-
medians such as
On Bill Cosby, Jerry
Campus Seinfeld and
Dane Cook.
But talks with
potential entertainers for this
year's event haven't started
yet, said Aron Weingard, the
producer of Gator Growl.
"It's too early in the process
to really be putting the short
list together," Weingard said.
"We want to find someone
who's going to be the most en-
tertaining and most appropri-
ate for the entire audience."


'Hippies' jam out on University


* THE COPS INVESTIGATED
THEM FOR A COMPLAINT.

By AMELIA BECK
Alligator Contributing Writer

"I'm dirty, and I stink," said
Rusty Jones with a smile.
Jones, 26, who has been travel-
ing around the United States for
five weeks, sat at the comer of
17th Street and University Avenue
on Tuesday afternoon playing
instruments with four friends in
hopes of scraping together enough
money to buy each a meal.
Still, Jones said he would not
trade this life for anything.
Although Jones and his trav-
eling mate, Freedom, 23, met up
with Taylor Moseley, 21, Joe Kellar,
31, and Ben, 38, at a Fire of God
Ministries meal service for the
homeless just this week, they have
already found their rhythm.
With Moseley on the guitar,
Freedom on an Ashiko drum and
Ben playing a didgeridoo he made
from PVC pipe, they attracted the


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Editorial

Tooth and nail

AASU must act out if it

wants an institute
History lesson for you. The date: Thursday, April 15,
1971. The place: Tigert Hall, the President's Office. The
resident: Stephen C. O'Connell.
According to the UF Dean of Students Web site, between
50 and 60 students from the Black Student Union entered his
office that morning and gave him a list of demands, asking
for more black administrators (at the time, there was only
one), a stronger commitment to recruiting and accepting
black students, and the creation of a department of minority
affairs.
O'Connell did not take this so well. He agreed to make
an appointment to meet with the students, and they left for a
short time. When they returned, O'Connell suspended them
for violating university regulations.
After this, several students black and white staged
a peaceful sit-in in his office. O'Connell suspended them as
well. And when they refused to leave, the University Police
Department arrested them. By 2:30 p.m., about 350 students
descended upon Tigert Hall, demanding an explanation from
O'Connell. He came out to speak to the crowd and announced
that he had no intention of listening to BSU's demands.
This, of course, immediately incited a media frenzy. A con-
gressional committee was created to look into possible civil
rights violations.
But this story has a somewhat happy ending. After the
storm clouds cleared, the Department of Minority Affairs was
created. And O'Connell dedicated the Black Culture Center
- what we know today as the Institute of Black Culture.
So what's the point of this lesson?
Something really bad had to happen in order for BSU to get
its way. And we all know that history repeats itself.
Back to the present. Perhaps you've heard of the Asian
American Student Union? You know, that group that has
tried for several years unsuccessfully to create an Asian-
American Institute to call its own. A place where clubs could
meet, hold events, host speakers and house a collection of
DVDs. Nothing crazy or anything. The money would come
from the Capital Improvement Trust Fund, funds the univer-
sity gets every few years to put into nonacademic buildings.
In 2004, a multicultural student center was proposed;
which would have included spaces for black, Hispanic, Asian-
American and American Indian students. This space would
have been considered an "institute" for Asian-American
students. But Student Government did not support it, so no
Asian-American Institute was created.
Almost every time SG elections roll around, parties tout the
creation of an Asian-American Institute as part of their plat-
forms. But every year, no progress is made, and the students
who got their hopes up feel used and rejected.
What's it gonna take for them to finally get an institute?
We hope it won't mean another "Black Thursday." But if the
petitions and the shameless begging of SG don't work, it may
be time for the AASU to kick it up a notch. If something a
protest, a sit-in, a media circus has to go down in order for
a group to get something it's been fighting for ferociously for
years, so be it.
UF's Asian-American students, who make up more than
7 percent of undergraduates, should not have to cower any
longer behind the false promises of SG and the Board of
Trustees.


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Skateboarders need road space, too


I've finally found a constructive way to spend all that
extra time I have. Tired of walking across campus and
annoyed by Gainesville's bike laws, I've recently taken
up skateboarding. -Aside from a little incident in which I
skidded face-first down the service road behind Broward
Dining, it's gone pretty well.
Of course, much of that is because I usually board at
night as in 2 a.m. when there's no one else on the
road. Why so late, you ask? Because I don't want to get
hit by a car or run into a thousand pedestrians, that's
why.
While skateboarding is an enjoyable and efficient way
to get around campus, it's not exactly the safest way
to travel in Gainesville. The problem is that in general,
skateboarders aren't exactly favored around here. The
University Police Department and bicyclers don't want
us in the bike lanes, but pedestrians don't want us on the
sidewalk.
I'm sure you've seen the "Share the Road" bumper
stickers people put on their cars. Why can't boarders and
skaters get in on that, instead of limiting it to cars, bikes
and pedestrians? -
Never mind the stupid stuff, like UPD issuing tickets
to bikers who break the speed limit. Why can't the rules
be set up so that anyone can use the streets?
We should embrace any form of transportation that
doesn't use gas and spew pollutants into the air. We've
made progress in that area when it comes to cyclists, but
now it's time to address those who prefer four wheels to
two and kickflips to wheelies.
As they are now, the road rules only create problems
for anyone not in a car. Drivers continue to speed, which
means bikers have to get the hell out of the way or get


run over.
And of course, that means bik-
ers need their own lanes, filling
up what little space is left on the
streets. And pedestrians just have
to deal with the people on boards,
Dan Burroughs who nearly run them over on the
letters@alligator.org sidewalks.
The hard part is divvying up
the limited space on the roads and sidewalks. Cars will
always rule the roads, and pedestrians have sole claim of
the sidewalks. So it seems the only way to accommodate
skaters is to encroach on bike territory. Looks like you
just can't win.
What the UF community needs to do is figure out
what we value in terms of transportation. For instance,
cars are great, but on a campus where finding a parking
spot is about as easy as finding money in the African
American Studies Program's budget, is it really neces-
sary that cars rule the road by themselves?
I'm against having anything but feet on the sidewalk,
as pedestrians should be valued first and foremost. That
said, everything else should have its place on the street.
With a campus speed limit of 20 mph, I see no reason
bicyclists shouldn't be allowed to use lanes along with
cars. Seriously, how fast do you really need to go? If it
weren't for all those asshole drivers, bicyclists would
have no reason to fear riding in regular lanes.
And you know what that means? The bike lanes could
be used for everything else, such as skates and skate-
boards. If we share the road, everyone benefits.
Daniel Burroughs is a journalism freshman. His column
appears on Wednesdays.


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Pike's punishment not harsh enough
I never thought the day would come when
I would agree not only with the Alligator but
also Gene Zdziarski that a fraternity was pun-
ished too lightly. Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity
has been plagued by risk-management issues,
which the fraternity seems either unable or
unwilling to change.
I would not normally believe that a sus-
pension until 2011 would be warranted for an
unregistered party. However, Pike's consistent
and blatant disregard for the rules of both the
university and its national organization sug-
gest that the fraternity should not be brought
back until a majority of the current members
have graduated, and they should not be in-
volved with Pike's eventual recolonization.
Most of the Greek community realizes that
hazing is unacceptable and that alcohol must
be used responsibly. Until every chapter of
every fraternity and sorority at UF follows the
rules, the entire Greek community is at risk.
Stories such as Pike's are the reason fraterni-
ties and sororities are perceived in a negative
light by those outside the system.
As long as stories about philanthropies,
involvement and high grade point averages
have to compete with stories of hazing and
alcohol abuse, the negative image will never
change. As a community, Greeks must come
together and condemn the actions of chapters
that violate the rules. It is not enough for us'to
silently watch as chapters are kicked off cam-
pus. Instead, chapters must speak out against
those who endanger both the lives of others
and the viability of our Greek community.
I challenge the Greek councils and their
member chapters to publicly speak out against
those who have chosen to ignore our rules for
proper risk management and new member


education. Otherwise, it will be assumed that
we condone it.
Matthew Troy
UF alumnus; brother, Lambda Chi Alpha
.Fraternity



UF's few black students lack role models
I have followed the past few stories in the
Alligator concerning the issue of diversity at
the university, and after reading Ms. Sovran's
letter to the editor, I felt the need to reply.
During the past few years at UF, my un-
dergraduate experience has not been what
I thought it would be. I came here with an
optimistic outlook on gaining the true college
experience. But during my time here, I have
constantly felt like an outsider. Not only do I
not see enough black role models in the form
of professors, but I also fail to see enough
blacks in the classroom. I have been the only
black person in more than 50 percent of the
classes I have taken at UF. I don't think those
in the majority know exactly how that feels
and what that can do to your self-esteem and
overall college experience.
In political and social class discussions, I
constantly try to explain what it means to be
black in today's society and all of the obstacles
and stereotypes we must overcome. We need
not only more black professors but more black
advisers as well. I, along with many other
black peers, have been told things such as,
"College is not for everyone," "You should just
go to community college," or my personal fa-
vorite: "You should just drop out of school and
learn a trade or get a job." Advisers should be
here to motivate us and give us options such


as tutoring programs that will better us as
students not put us down. When I talk to
white students, they describe much different
experiences.
However, after the adviser meeting I had
my sophomore year, I will be happy to let her
know in May that college was indeed for me.
And I'll show her my degree to prove it!
Angela Nixon
4LS



Hire most qualified, regardless of race
Tuesday's Alligator wrote of a diversity
problem at UF. Is it the lack of diversity of
thought, or of intellectual discipline that is
plaguing this institute of higher learning?
Neither. It is a lack of the "right" skin color.
Out of 65 top UF administrators, 54 are white.
This implies that these men and women all
think alike because of the color of their skin.
Were these administrators polled on their
views on academia? No. The top posts at
this university do not feel it is necessary to
obtain such information, because by nature,
these are 54 white administrators, so their
total perceptions are known. This is racist.
President Bernie Machen, Provost Janie Fouke
and other administrators believe that to rem-
edy this "problem," minorities must be hired.
They believe that all black and Hispanic indi-
viduals think the same which is differently
from how white individuals think and that
hiring more of these people will remedy the
"problem" and create "diversity."
Diversity in intellect? No, that isn't what
interests Machen and others only diver-
sity in race. Let's stop the doublespeak, cut


out the euphemisms, and speak simply and
clearly. This university deserves the best, and
it should only receive the best. Only hire the
most talented, most qualified individuals as
demonstrated by their past accomplishments
and not by their skin color. Regardless of
whether these individuals are black, white or
Hispanic, hire only the best. Statistics on the
number of white versus minority positions are
meaningless and can only be used to further
the vile and incorrect perception that people of
the same race think alike. I
Edward Miller
4LS



UF needs more whites on the field
Enough with the rants on diversity in fac-
ulty and administration. The real problem lies
in the UF athletics department. Why are the
majorities of the football and basketball teams
black? Almost the entire football team's de-
fense is black. This does not reflect the enroll-
ment of whites and blacks at UE I propose we
institute affirmative action to raise the quota of
whites on "high-profile" sports teams and po-
sitions. We should start recruiting by looking
at skin color first, regardless of athletic ability.
Maybe then whites can scale that Ebony Wall
in athletics.
This is indeed satirical, but its what the
Alligator suggests we do with the UF admin-
istration. Wasn't it the great Dr. Martin Luther
King Jr. who said we should be judged on our
character, not the color of our skin? Seems like
the diversity proponents have forgotten that.
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Homeless center location spurs mixed reactions


By DANIELLE TORRENT
Alligator Writer
dtorrent@alligator.org

City commissioners chose the future home
of Gainesville's one-stop homeless center
Monday, but.the dust from the decision is still
settling.
The site, located at 3335 N Main Terrace,
may not have pleased everyone involved in
its selection, but many are happy to begin
work on the shelter, one of the cornerstones
to the city and county's 10-year plan to end
homelessness.
Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan, who initially
opposed the selected location, eventually ac-
cepted its merits.
"To me, it probably would have been good
to have at least one site considered down-
town," she said.
Hanrahan, who is still on maternity leave,
participated in Monday's meeting from home
via telephone.
She said she thought the Waldo Road site
would be better than the one selected because
it had more space for expansion.
However, after Commissioner Scherwin
Henry argued against the Waldo Road loca-
tion because he said it would negatively


impact Gainesville's east side, Hanrahan said
she was swayed to vote for the North Main
Terrace site.
"I'm just glad that we made a decision,"
Hanrahan said. "Hopefully well make this
site work."
Kent Vann, the director of St. Francis House
downtown, said he also saw the location on
Waldo Road as advantageous because of its
potential for future growth, such as overnight
accommodations. But he said the chosen site
has its own benefit "I think people will go
down Main Street quicker than anywhere
else."
Tom Blake, a bartender at Lillian's Music
Store, said his 26 years of experience work-
ing in downtown Gainesville has led him to
believe that the shelter will not rid downtown
of people begging for money.
"Hardcore panhandlers won't go (to the
one-stop center) anyway," he said. "Sincere
victims (of poverty) will have an opportunity
to be helped."
Blake said the store's location at 112 SE First
St. sometimes attracts panhandlers outside.
Representatives from downtown business-
es were not available for comment, but Blake
said the decision to locate the center away
from the downtown area would unanimously


please business owners. "It's always a difficult issue and dearly they're
"I think the intention is an early attempt to trying to find the least painful solution to serve
alleviate the homeless downtown," Blake said. the people."


unaries noop, Anlgauor
This lot, located at 3335 N Main Terrace, was selected by city commissioners to be the
home of the city's one-stop homeless shelter.


SG's Chomp the Vote resuscitated


* APPLICATIONS FOR DIRECTOR
ARE BEING ACCEPTED.

By ERIN EHRLICH
Alligator Writer

Three weeks after city elections,
Chomp the Vote, a student-run orga-
nization that encourages voter registra-
tion, had its first meeting of the semes-
ter Tuesday night.
Tyler Antar, who is acting as director
of the organization, said he wanted to
revive the organization after almost a
year of inactivity.
Chomp the Vote's director, Hannah
Hillman, has not been fired, Student
Government lobby coordinator Jason
Lutin said.


Antar, a UF sophomore, compared
it to the Gators basketball team's off-
season, when the team must continue to
practice, even though it has no games.
"This may be our off-season, but we
have to get started now to get ready for
2008," Antar said.
About 15 people
Student attended the meet-
GivernmeRnt ing to discuss their
ideas on how to get
students registered to vote for upcom-
ing elections.
Antar said tabling at campus events,
in the Reitz Union and on Turlington
Plaza could be effective.
Applications for the official position
of Chomp the Vote director are now be-
ing accepted, Lutin said.


Several people at the meeting said
the main issue with voter registration is
getting students to care, and the focus
of the organization should be student
awareness.
Ben Grove, a political science junior,
agreed andsaid affiliationdoesn'tmatter.
What matters most is that students
vote, Grove said.
Jennifer Nestler, an environmental
science junior, said the organization
should focus on getting students to care
about local elections, not just state or
national ones.
"Partisan politics take a backseat
to just getting people to vote," Nestler
added. "The bar is set low, but if we
can hit the ground running, we can kick
ass."


By KIM WILMATH
Alligator Contributing Writer

As a UF sophomore, Geoff
Wilson needed some extra
cash, and he wanted a job that
was flexible so he made his
own.
Out of his Jennings Hall
dorm room in 1997, the tele-
communication major created
352 Media Group, a firm that
creates and maintains com-
panies' Web sites. Ten years
later, Wilson's No. 1 client is
Microsoft, he said, and he has
50 employees.
Wilson was one of four
award recipients at the annual
Entrepreneur Awards ban-


quet Tuesday night at the UF
Hilton Hotel and Conference
Center.
About 300 people attended
the event, organized by the
UF Warrington College of
Business Administration's
Center for Entrepreneurship
and Innovation.
Wilson received the S.
Clark Butler Entrepreneur of
the Year award, presented to
an outstanding entrepreneur
alumnus under 45. Wilson
also opened the two Ben &
Jerry's stores in Gainesville
to stay involved with students
and "for fun," he said.
Linda and Ken McGurn,
also UF alumni, jointly


received the Gainesville
Entrepreneur of the Year
award for redeveloping
downtown Gainesville.

"We did it-all any-
place you party and
drink."
Ken McGurn
Gainesville Entrepreneur of
the Year award winner

"We did it all anyplace
you party and drink," he said.
The pair's projects includ-
ed the Union Street Station
and the Sun Center.
The Distinguished
Alumnus Entrepreneur of the


Year award went to Hjalma
E. Johnson, the president of
Investment Advisors Inc. and
the founding chairman and
chief executive officer of East
Coast Bank Corp. Johnson
graduated from UF with a
bachelor's degree in indus-
trial engineering in 1958.
Bill Rossi, the center's as-
sociate director, said an out-
standing entrepreneur makes
an impact on the community,
treats employees fairly and is
respected by competition.
During a filet mignon din-
ner, winners were presented
with engraved plaques.
"They also get bragging
rights," Rossi said.


UF worker


arrested

By JESSICA PONN
Alligator Writer

Police arrested two men includ-
ing a UF employee on the east edge
of campus Monday night for charges
of possession of cocaine with the in-
tention to sell.
Jonell D. Mann, 22, a UF Physical
Plant employee, and Joseph N.
Gordon, 21, were detained on West
Panhellenic Drive after
LOCal a routine traffic stop
News raised the suspicion of
two University Police
Department officers, ac-
cording to a police report.
The officers asked the driver, Justin
Q. Curtis, 17, if they could search his
Dodge pickup truck after he appeared
nervous answering basic questions,
according to the report. Curtis agreed,
the report stated.
The search revealed marijuana
seeds sprinkled inside the vehicle, giv-
ing police a reason to search the driver
and passengers, the report stated.
Police found white powder and
white rocks in Mann's shoes, which
later tested positive for cocaine, the
report stated.
The total weight of both was 20
grams, according to the report.
Officers also found white rocks in
a Tic Tac container in Gordon's shoe,
which tested positive for crack co-
caine, according to the report.
Possession of cocaine with the in-
tent to sell is a second-degree felony.


UF alums honored for their businesses


One has a company that creates Web sites






10, ALLIGATOR N WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28, 2007




Students to lobby for homeless at state capital


* TWO OF THE THREE ADVOCATES
ARE UF STUDENTS.

By CARMEN OSORIO-RODRIGUES
Alligator Contributing Writer

In 2006, Florida had the highest num-
ber of acts of violence against homeless
people, with roughly 48 reported inci-
dents, according to a study by the National
Coalition for the Homeless.
In response, two UF students are taking
charge.
Natasha El-Sergany, a senior English
major, and Kristen Walberg, a sociol-
ogy junior, are going on a daylong trip


to Tallahassee on behalf of the Gator
Homeless Coalition. They will participate
in Homeless Legislative Day, which is
sponsored by the Florida Coalition for the
Homeless.
Participants will visit the capital
Wednesday to educate senators and rep-
resentatives about the needs of the home-
less.
El-Sergany and Walberg will join about
60 people from around the state, including
homeless advocates like charities, emer-
gency providers and shelters.
One of the major issues to be addressed
is the revision of the definition of "home-
less," which requires a person or family
to be living on the streets before aid can


be given, said Lesa Weikel, the commu-
nity relations manager of the Homeless
Coalition of Hillsborough County.
"It costs $1,600 to prevent a family of
three to become homeless but $12,000 to
help recover a family of three
State from homelessness," Weikel
News said.
The revision may increase
the ability for at-risk individuals and fami-
lies to remain in their homes.
"The broader the definition becomes,
the more people are likely to recognize the
homeless population as human beings,"
El-Sergany said.
Advocates are also supporting redefin-
ing violence against a homeless person as


a hate crime. Past experience has shown
that hate crime laws deter individuals
from committing crimes against groups
included under the law, Weikel said.
Lastly, the group will try to persuade
legislators to increase funding for housing
and assistance.
El-Sergany said her goal is to gain
Practical experience on how to voice her
opinion so change happens.
"Be active in any sense of the word.
Whether it is telling someone about home-
lessness issues or establishing any kind of
relationship with someone on the streets,
anything you can do to make change," she
said. "Sometimes the smaller things are
the more important things."


Biker makes 55th tour of nation ,


He arrived in Gainesville on Monday


By NICOLE SAFKER
Alligator Contributing Writer

A man known since childhood as
Spider-Man--because of his aversion
to walking is weaving a web across
the nation on his bicycle, making his
55th cross-country trip to raise money
for multiple sclerosis research.
Thomas Beasley, 38, arrived in
Gainesville on Monday and will be
in town until Thursday collecting
money from local businesses to sup-
port his cause.
He got the inspiration to start the
trips when he lost his 1990 Tour de
France trainer, John Toodle, to mul-
tiple sclerosis.
After Toodle's death, Beasley said
he continued training for competitive
bike riding, but he became more inter-
ested in fundraising for research.
So far, Beasley said he has raised
$104,480 and traveled 193,000 miles.
He aims to break the 200,000-mile
mark on this trip, his last.
Beasley, who is originally from
Anaheim, Ca., travels from town to
town on his Cannondale CAAD3
mountain bike with a specialized
trailer in tow. The entire vehicle
weighs about 180 pounds, he said.
When he reaches a town where he
wants to stop, Beasley said he tries to
choose a hotel that knows about his


mission and will house him
In Gainesville, the
Hotel is providing him w
room for both nights of his
Beasley said he specific
to return to Gainesville beca
he came through town about
ago, he was impressed by h
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too parlors to solicit donatic
National Multiple Sclerosis
After a few days in e
Beasley hits the road and
40 miles each day, or about
week, he said.
He travels alone throw
sleet, snow, wind, intense
poor road conditions.
His trips don't always g
ly, and riding alone can pro
ous, he said.


for free. Several trips ago, Beasley was
University riding a long stretch between Reno,
ith a free Nev., and Salt Lake City, Utah, when
stay. it began to get dark, he said.
lly wanted Beasley said he saw what appeared
cause when to be a stick lying in the road ahead.
it six years Upon approaching it, Beasley real-
[ow gener- ized that the "stick" was actually a
rattlesnake, poised to attack.
"Iran over it, but it sunk its teeth in
ember the tire," he said. "It blew up the tire,
is, and which blew off its head."
SBeasley then had to flag down traf-
Sand fic to try and get a ride into the next
e." town.
Beasley He set up a sleeping bag and wait-
bicyclist ed until he finally got picked up.
Beasley is writing a book about ex-
periences like that one, entitled "The
y begins at Most Famous Bike Rider Nobody
;its locally Knows."
uto repair He said he plans to write about
its and tat- dating while on the-road, inspira-
ons for the tional people in his life and scary mo-
Society. ments where he's broken a few bones
ach town, or almost frozen to death.
rides 30 to Beasley said this ride is going to
200 miles a be his last.
He hopes to settle down some-
ugh rain, where where cycling is part of the
heat and community, he said.
"I'm hoping by September I'll be
;o smooth- through with this," Beasley said, "and
ve danger- then I'll write my book and start a
normal life."


Resolution cites Bushes contributions to UF


SENATE, from page 1

The SG resolution states that Bush helped UF
with his support of a program that enabled the
university to obtain $11.5 million to match private
gifts for facilities.
Bush also supported the Opportunity
Scholarship Program, which pays for tuition, hous-
ing and other expenses for students from low-in-
come families, the resolution stated.
"There are students in this state who deserve to
be at UF ... (but) do not come to UF because of their
expenses," Boyles said of the program.
Student Body Vice President Arturo Armand
said he wanted senators to focus on Bush's tangi-
ble contributions to UF and not the Faculty Senate


vote.
"I think it shows a lot that Senate approved this
tonight," Armand said.
Senate President Robert
Agrusa also presented his legisla-
tive agenda for the spring term.
He announced goals such as
improving the current University
Athletic Association ticket distri-
bution process.
Agrusa said he wants to cre-
Bush ate a book-buyback program
through the UF Bookstore that
would notify students when their textbooks' buy-
back periods begin.
He also wants to make video of Senate meetings
available online.


I i r m -
Nicole Safker / Alligator Staff
Thomas Beasley, a bicyclist who is on his 55th journey across
the country, poses Tuesday afternoon with his bike.,


He has written 2 books

COMEDY from n.e Hofstetter said.


The Columbia University
alumnus visits more than 100
American universities a year,
he said.
Donohue joked, "He's up
at the crack of dawn booking
gigs in Rwanda and shows in
Mogadishu. He's constantly
busy."
Hofstetter's writing has
been compared to humor col-
umnist Dave Barry's, which
flatters him.
"When it comes to humor
writing, you can't get a bet-
ter compliment than being
compared to Dave Barry,"


His jokes are often de-
scribed as highly intelligent.
"I don't think it was the
Ivy League education that did
it," he said. "I was not the one
most likely to become a stand-
up (comedian)."
Hofstetter de-
Student scribes his humor
as dry and politi-
cal at times.
"You can't play to the en-
tire crowd at once," Hofstetter
said. "I would so much rather
play to the smart crowd. But
if I'm going to make people
upset, let it be to the person
who's too dumb to com-
plain."







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*SICK OF SHARING A BATHROOM?*
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2Br/2Ba flats, *3Br/3Ba townhms
FREE Tanning, WID, 24hr gym
PC Lab, Gated, All Amenities, Pt Friendly
Leasing for FALL*377-2777
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Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
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4-25-72-1

WISH YOU WERE HERE...
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24hr Gym We love pets!
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4-25-72-1

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Hr Gym, Largest kitchens & Club House!
Mile trail & 3 bus stops in complex! New
Tan beds! From $499 352-271-3131
4-25-72-1

Roll Out of Bed & Into Class
$469 $499 Gets you all this!
Fully Furnished, Free Ethernet, Free Cable
w/HBO, FREE UTILITIES, W/D,
Roommate match. 379-9300
4-25-72-1

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Spacious 2/2s 3/3s & 4/4s
All Inclusive Resort Living
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373-9009 Live in Paradise
Because you deserve it. 4-25-72-1

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

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

THE MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET!
Luxury 1/1 and 312!
Starting at $7891 Leasing NOWAND FALL!
Pets Welcome *Full Size W/D'
Close to Campus*Access to Luxury Amen.
Don't let your future home get away,
Stop by and see us today! 352-367-9910
4-25-72-1

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

Tired of Waiting for the Bus?
Furnished townhouses 10 steps from UF
All-inclusive: Ethernet/Cable/Utilities
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4-25-58-1

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

ROOM FOR RENT
Lg master suite in new home; 15 min to VA,
Shands & UF. NS professional only. All util,
cable TV & wireless intemet incl. $495/MO
376-7632 3-28-10-1


(iJ For Rent
furnished

If you would like to contribute to building a
home for homeless school children in our
community, please call Ken at 352-339-
1746. 4-25-29-1

Roommate needed! 1BR available in a
3BR/2.5BA condo. W/D, pool, tennis & bas-
ketball court. Rent $380 + 1/3 utilities. Room
available May 1st. Call 352-281-9279, email
amlyjt@yahoo.com 3-28-5-1

CLEAN, QUIET, GREAT LOCATION!
2BR/2BA fully furnished condo
Oakbrook Walk, 5 min walk to UF
Avail May 5, $550/mo utils incl.
904-887-5459 or 904-655-0046 4-11-14-1

FURNISHED EFFICIENCY
Walk to UF. All utils incl. 352-283-6820 4-
3-5-1

Spacious UTW 4/4 Condos!!!!
Less Than 1 Mile From UF!!!!
Prvt baths Utility credit $425 mo.
Call now- 954-651-1864 4-17-15-1

4BR/4BA condo, walk-in closets. Fully fur-
nished, wireless internet. Minutes from cam-
pus. 2 bus rtes. Only $399/room. Includes
pool, patio, kitchen, W/D. Call 954-817-2465.
Available Summer/Fall/Spring semesters.
4-10-10-1


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*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1BR apt. $345/mo:
01BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901. 4-25-72-2-

3BR AVAILABLE SUMMER
Just blocks to UF! Pets ok
Vaulted ceilings, ONLY $500/person!
Open late and evenings
Collegeparkuf.com 371-7777
4-25-72-2

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

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

I HUGE Floorplans I
Leasing Now & Fall Open wkends!
1 from $629 2 from $689
3 from $829 Pools! Pets ok
Bike to UF 335-7275 4-25-72-2

BE THE CENTER OF ATTENTION IN
YOUR DOWNTOWN LUXURY APT
Studios*Ones*Two & Three Bedroom THs
Great location-walk to bars, bike/walk to UF
Going fast-reserve now 338-0002
4-25-72-2

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

I Move in Today or Fall I
Walk/Bike to UF Pets ok
Affordable rates from $540!
Great pools/courtyardsl
Open wkends 372-7555 4-25-72-2

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


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We've got big ones!
Huge 1 and 2BR Apts
Pool, Alarm, Tennis, Free UF Parking
Pinetreegardens.com 352-376-4002
4-25-72-2

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

*SLEEP IN*
*GET TO CLASS ON TIME*
Close to UF!!!
Luxury 1/1, 2/2 flats & 3/3 TH
FREE cable HBO/Show & Tanning
Gated *Alarms Pet Friendly
Oxford Manor, 377-2777
4-25-72-2

"New Luxury Villas"
Fenced yard perfect for pets!
HUGE 1, 2 & 3BRs with W/D
FREE Cable w/HBO/Showtime*
Alarm Tanning from $510
Limited Space*374-3866
4-25-72-2

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

WALK TO THE BARS
2 and 3 BR for FALL
Just blocks to campus!
Open late and weekends!
Collegeparkuf.com 371-7777
4-25-72-2

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

EVERYTHING YOU WANT
HUGE 1, 2 & 3BRs Now + FALL
*Park Free by UF*GYM*POOL*Bring Pets*
Near Butler Plaza, UF & 1-75
Great Rates! Call 373-1111
4-25-72-2

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

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

SPRING into Something
Spectacular!
LUXURY-HUGE 2 & 3 Beds
Cable PC Lab Tanning *W/D
www.greenwichgreen.net
4-25-72-2

We've got BIG ONESII!
Huge 1, 2, & 3 BRs
Great bus route, Pets welcome
ONLY 1.3 miles to UF
377-7401 www.boardwalkapt.com
4-25-72-2

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

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


S For Rent
unfurnished

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


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

Get in on Gainesville's
Best Kept Secret!
Amazing 1/1 and 2/1 apartment homes!
Fora 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!
Call 376-1248
4-25-72-2

Like'em big?
Huge 3BR Ready NOW!
Pool, Alarm, Free UF Parking!
Pinetreegardens.com 352-376-4002
4-25-72-2

MINUTES FROM UF!!!
3/3's from only $486 per Bdrm
4/4's from only $452 per Bdrm
FREE Cable w/ HBO/ SHOWTIME
FREE Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route!
4-25-72-2

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

LIVE THE GOOD LIFE
Without breaking the bank!!!
1, 2, & 3BRs for now or Fall
ONLY 1.3 miles to UF
377-7401 www.boardwalkapt.com
4-25-72-2

LIVE THE LIFE!
All Inclusive Ind. leases
Big 2/2s 3/3s & 4/4s
Filling fast Lease now
373-9009 4-25-72-2

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

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

BIG AND CHEAP
2/1.5 apt 1100 sq ft $650
3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $725
1800 NW 4th St. Over 20 houses also
available 373-4423 www.maximumre.com
8-15-168-2

ACTION REALTY
Furnished apartments close to UF
Individual bedroom leases
Semeseter leases
$399 -$725
www.Action-realtors.com.
352-331-1133 3-30-54-2


S For Rent
unfurnished


Unbelievable Lodation
Studios, 2, 4, 5 Bedroom Apartments
Virtual Tours at LiveNearCampus.com
4-25-72-2.

Available in April
Walk to UF Studio $390
1 Br $450 2 Br house $550
Gore-Rabell Realty 378-1387
www.gore-rabell.com 4-25-65-2

LUXURY 2BR
ACROSS FROM UF
W/D, Private bath, pets welcome!
Monitored alarm, open weekends
371-7777 Collegeparkuf.com
4-25-60-2

ONLY 2 HOUSES LEFT!
ACROSS FROM UF!!!
3 and 4 bedroom available
Wood floors, HUGE floorplan
Pts welcome! 371-0769
4-25-60-2

EVERYONE LOVES A THREESOME
Join in-Live Downtown This Fall!
Luxury 3 Bedroom/3 Bath Townhouses
Lots of Perks- w/d, lofts, cable & internet
Get 'em while they're hot! 338-0002
4-25-58-2

Save $$$! Move-in TODAY!
2BR, 3BR or 4BR Ask about our 2006 rates!
376-2507 or www.bivenscove.com
4-25-65-2
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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
3-30-39-2

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

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.lenoxcomer.com
4-2-33-2

ONLY 2 BLOCKS TO CAMPUS
1 bedrooms and studios for Fall
Wood floors avail, pets ok
Open late and weekends
371-0769
4-25-62-2

SW 20th AVE CONDO
2BR/2.5BA. Perfect for Roommates.
Pool, bus route, W/D, $800/mo
904-382-0286 3-30-29-2

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

www.10houses.com
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
nancy@10houses.com or call 352-336-6116
4-2-25-2

*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-
29-20-2

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.
3-30-15-2


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unfurnished

2158 sq ft 4/3 home rent/sale NW Gville mins
from carrus. 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
4-12-30-2

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.
3,30-20-2

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
4-25-36-2

Space, Solitude and Disposable Income
Beautiful, Spacious home on wooded land-
scaped lot, 8rms + 400 sq ft porch. 3BR/1BA,
bike to UF, W/D, $1270 + util. No pets.
Available August. 275-1259 4-2-20-2

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
4-25-30-2

Luxurious Victoria Station Condo
Avail Dec. Less than 1 mi from campus
2BR/2.5BA..W/D, interest incl. Pool, w/3
convenient bus rts avail. $875/mo. 352-222-
4235 3-30-16-2

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 EOR MORE 4-25-
34-2

PETS PARADISE
No app .or pet fee. 2BR, fireplace, privacy
fence, W/D hoookup. 4511 SW 71st Terr.
$550/mo. Call 352-331-2099 3-30-14-2

**eol BR APT, $550/moss@*
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 Website!
www.rentgainesville.com
Union Properties, Inc.
373-7578 4-25-32-2

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
Park. $750-$1200.
Garland Condos off NW 13th Street. End
unit Townhouse w/Alarm System, W/D
hookup and Pool onsite. 2BR 2.5Bath @
$1,000/mo.
Union Properties, Inc. 373-7578 4-25-
32-2

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 4-2-15-2

2 bedroom WOOD FLOORS
GREAT FOR PETS!
Across the street from UF
Jpen late and weekends
Collegeparkuf.com 371-0769
4-25-30-2

*GOTTA SEE***
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.
4-20-28-2

1 & 2 Bed Cottages & Apts. $5001MO.
Central AC., W/D hookups. Close to down-
town & UF. Cute & MUST SEEI See photos
& info @ www.rentalworkshop.com
352-870-0904, 318-4553 4-4-15-2


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unfurnished

HOUSESI 1 to 4 beds $450-$1500. All
close to UF & on bus routes, WID hook-
ups, Hardwood, central AC, porches, pets
OK, See photos @ rentalworkshop.com
870-0904, 318-4553 4-4-15-2

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-
1505 4-25-29-2

******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.-
4-3-13-2

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
4-6-14-2

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-
352-495-7714 4-3-10-2

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
4-6-10-2

WALK TO SHANDSNA/VET SCH. Large
1 & 2BR, Downstairs, CH/A, fans, carpet,
Laundry on site, pool, parking, quiet. 1BR
$600-$650; 2BR -$725-$800. Avail Summer/
Fall. 352-376-0080 or 352 284 3873 4-25-
26-2

AVAIL NOW. ADORABLE 3/2
3BR/2BA HOME 1500 sq ft. Screened porch,
laundry room. 4300 NW 17th Terr. $900/mo
1st & sec req'd to move in. 352-318-3830
4-10-15-2

AVAIL NOW. 5BR/2BA HOUSE
815 NW 7th Place. $1200/mo. Big yard, 10
min walk to UF. Call 352-318-3830 4-10-
15-2

"PRIVATE VILLAS"
Singel-story close to UF
1BR ONLY $529
2BR $699 + FREE Water
NOW & FALL 375-1519
8-15-51-2

"LIVE ALONE**
1BR VILLA ONLY $519
1/2 mile to UF & Butler Plaza
Walk-in closet! Alarms avail
375-3077 Avail NOW& FALL
8-15-51-2

NO ROOMMATE HASSLES
Private Villas next to Butler Plaza
Studios $499*1BR $549
**FREE WATER*
Call for Fall377-2596
8-15-51-2

CLOSEST to UF/Shands
Enjoy privacy & convenience
1BR Villa ONLY $529
Duckpond*POOL*Alarm avail
Leasing FALL Fast! 372-4835
8-15-51-2
*Affordable & Nice*
Gym*POOL*Alarm avail
1BR $539+FREE water
Phase I 2BR ONLY $699
Phase II 2BR from $829
Great Location*SW 34 St
CALL TODAY! 376-0828
8-15-51-2


For Rent
Sunfurnished

HUGE 1BR ONLY $499
Single-story Villa in NW
Private patio*Full kitchen
Alarm avail*Pool*Laundry
Lease Now/Aug.372-3826
8-15-51-2

ONLY 1 MILE to UFI
Across from NEW Starbucks!
HUGE apts*Pool*Laundry
2br$699 3br$869
Open Aftemoons*378-1755
8-15-51-2

DUCKPOND AREA STUDIO
Avail May 1st. Rent $375/mo incl elec. $450
sec dep. No pets. Please call 371-3473 4-
10-15-2

Desired 4BR, 5BR, 6BR Houses Available
Great Sizes & Location.
Family Discounts Available!
Call 352-682-7424 4-10-15-2

******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-
2184 4-3-10-2

MOVE IN TODAY!
1 BR & STUDIOS
Walkto UF!
From only $589
371-7777
4-25-25-2

Walk to downtown/UF!
2/1 vintage charmer
Huge-back porch,
appreciating area. $105,000
Gore-Rabell Real Estate, Inc.
378-1387/352-DREAM IT!
4-25-25-2

MOVE IN TODAY!
Charming 1/1 and 2/1 apartment homes!
Ready for you to move in now!
Minutes from UF and Shands!
Water included! Pets welcome!
Special low rates starting at $4991
Special ends March 31st!
Limited availability call now!
352-376-1248
4-25-24-2

FOR SALE OR FOR RENT
3BR/2BA w/pool on 1 acre. Nice SW neigh-
borhood. 12 min to Shands & UF. Recently
remodeled. $249,000 or $1500/mo. Call 772-
201-9933 4-5-10-2.

Near UF **
*4BR/2BA Newly Renovated Kitchen *
10' x 10' Laundry Room *
2 car Carport Pets under 20 Lbs *
610 NW 34 Terr. MANNY 352-317-4408
3-29-5-2

1 BLKTO UF
2BR 1 BAApts Avail for FALL:
1234 SW 1st Ave $750/Mo
1238 SW 1stAve $650/Mo
216 SW 12th Street $625/Mo
1BR 1BAApts for FALL:
1029 SW 3rd Ave $500/Mo
Drive by and-call Merrill Management
Inc. 352-372-1494
www.merrillmanagement.net 3-30-5-2

2BR 1BAApt 5 Blks to UF
St. Croix Apts $650/Mo
840 Sq Ft Central H &Air
Laundry Facilities, Inclds
Wtr, swg, pst control and Garbage
829 SW 5th Avenue.AVAIL NOW. Call
Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 3-30-5-2

PLANTATION OAKS
2/2 Condo overlooking Golf Course
1200 Sq Ft $1000/Mo F & L + $500 dpst
11426 NW 67th Terrace
Call Merrill Managment, Inc. 372-1494 3-
30-5-2

1BR 1BA1 BLKTO UFI
AVAIL NOW!
Grad II Apts. 1236 SW 4th Ave
Central H &Air, Carpet, Inclds
Wtr, Swg, Pst ctrl, Garbage $500/Mo
Laundry Facilities. Call Merrill
Management Inc. 352-372-1494 3-30-5-2


S For Rent
U unfurnished

Recently upgraded & quiet spacious 3BR/
2BA house. New paint, blinds, carpets &
tiles, well equipped kitchen, extra space
for home office or kids play room. Central
HT/&AC, ceiling fans, auto irrigation system,
W&D hookup, carport. NW Aarea, 5 min to
Law School For sale or long term lease No
Section 8. 352-375-6754 3-30-5-2

3BR condo off SW 20th Ave
Nice. Possible RENT-TO-OWN. $750/mo.
352-373-2728 4-6-10-2


1/1 only 8 blocks from UF
Wood Floors, Tile, Washer and Dryer $625
per mo + Utilities. Call Aaron 352-745-6118
3-30-5-2

Walk To UF *
2BR 1BA Wood Floors *
*Washer & Dryer Dishwasher
2 Parking Permits *
Manny 352-317-4408
3-30-5-2

**WALK TO UF**
From any of our 2, 3 or 4BR Classic Apts or
Vintage Homes Starting @ $600/mo.
Come by & pick up one of our availability
lists @ 821 NW 13th Street or call 375-8256
4-25-22-2

**WALK TO UF**
4BR/1.5BA Beautiful 2 story Brick house.
Hdwd firs, wood trim throughout. Fireplace,
cent AC. $2200. 609 SW 9th St. 375-8256
4-25-22-2


Sunfurnished

**SORORITY ROW AREA**
1940's Vintage stone 2BR/1 BA apt.
Beautiful hardwood floors, cent air.
$750/mo. 375-8256
4-25-22-2

**SORORITY ROW AREA**
Beautiful stone 3BR/2BA Newly remodeled
towhhouse w/hardwood floors,
A Must See! $1650/mo. 375-8256
4-25-22-2

2BR/1.5BA CONDO 1 Block west of campus
@ Foxmoor. Remodeled kitchen. Cable,
DSL, non-smoking grad students. No pets
$750/mo + util. Available 8/07. Call 352-505-
3838 4-9-10-2

Great Houses for rent
Close to UF fenced yard
Email: SBR@JacksonLLC.com
918 NW 39th Ave. 3/1 $800
1614 NW 21st Ave 412 $1000
3700 NW 21st PI 3/2 $1000
600 NW 54th Ter 3/2 $1150
4-25-21-2

Avail Fall 3 Rms in house 1 mi. North of
campus. Lots of parking, wifi internet. on
bus route, 10 min bike ride to campus, nice
neighborhood. 2 rms $350/mo each & Small
rm $250/mo. all + 1/4 utils. 352-586-6926
4-10-10-2

COZY GATOR
Several cute & clean vintage apts & houses
avail Aug. Most have wood firs, cent H/AC,
W/D, located near downtown & UF. Call
352-338-7670 or visit www.cozygator.com
5-15-22-2


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4BR/4BA CONDO
$1500/mo or $330/room. Private bath,
walking closet. W/D, microwave, balcony,
pool, close to UFI 538-4877 4-3-5-2

6 BLOCKS TO UF.
1BR/1BA, 750 sq ft. $500/mo incl water. Avail
April 1st. 1313 NW 7th Ave. Call 871-6413
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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
jbrar7@yahoo.com or call 407-461-0355 3-
28-25-3

MAY-AUG, TIVOLI
4BR/4BA, $360/each + utilities, nego-
tiable. Great bus, no towing, quiet, spacious,
washer/dryer & balcony. chinooke@ufl.edu,
407-701-7352 4-2-20-3

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

Sublease at Gainesville Place Apts
2800 SW 35th Place
Early May August 7 $509/mo
Pool, Tennis, Weights and More
727-439-7094 4-3-15-3

CABANA BEACH APTS
1BR/1BA in a 4BR/4BA. Furn, poolside, until
incl. Move in.ASAP. $500/neg. No move in
fee. Call 727-364-6981 4-11-21-3

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


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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 3-30-10-3

$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 3-30-10-3

Summer sublease May Aug. Melrose Apts.
1BR/1BA in a 4/4. $399/mo. Everything
included. Furnished. Contact 561-801-5353
3-30-9-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE
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
4-10-15-3

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 thenry5@ufl.edu 4-3-
10-3

Summer Sublease: Estates: Beautiful, spa-
cious 4BR/4BA. Fully furnished, close to
campus. Great condition. Cable/High speed
Internet incl. Pool, gym, clubhouse. Price/
Dates Negotiable. Call Lauren 561-866-7746
4-5-11-3

CAMPUS LODGE sublease 2BR/2BA avail-
able in a 3/3. Fully furnished, W/D, utilities
included. Avail April August. Contact 352-
281-8131 4-11-15-3

ASPEN RIDGE APTS 3813 SW 34th St.
Quiet complex. 1 BR 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
3-28-5-3

.-Large 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA only $325
avail May-July 31st. Private patio each room,
spacious, no towing, quiet. 3 bus routes 352-
262-7166 ** 3-30-5-3

$375/mo 1 BR/1 BA in 2/2.5 townhouse. Avail
Mar 25 July 31. Incl internet, cable, water &
utils! W/D in apt, quiet complex & roommate.
Pool, screened porch, personal parking spot,
cats okay. Female only. Amy 352-359-2189
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Sublease 1BR/1BA apt @ SUNRISE Apts.
Available now thru July 31st. $489/mo OBO.
On bus routes 9 & 35. Call Harry @ 352-871-
3067 3-30-5-3

SUMMER SUBLET
May 5 -August 15
1 Bedroom w/attached bath in fum house
w/digital cable, kitchen, living room
2 BLOCKS FROM STADIUM!
Contact Meredith: stephemm@ufl.edu
3-30-5-3

$415 a mo, Melrose Student Suites, 2 room-
mates, furnished, own BR, amenities, 5 min
from campus. Call 904-307-3104 if inter-
ested. 3-29-5-3

PRIVATE APARTMENT. One BR 50 yards
from campus on 13th! Overlooks pool, pri-
vate kitchen and .bath. Summer sublease
only $525 per/mo. Contact Byron @ 352-
406-9367 4-5-10-3

SPYGLASS APTS
1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA. $480/mo. Females
only. Furnished, all utils, W/D, internet, &
cable incl. Top floor. Swimming pool, fitness
center. Easy bus access. Avail NOW 7/31.
Contact Jill @ (850)598-0594. 3-30-5-3

LIVE BEHIND NORMAN HALL
WITH FRIENDS: Royale Palms
3BR/3BAAvail. Sum A Price Neg.
More info call Jill 904-591-5563
or emal js0406@ufl.edu 3-30-5-3

Sublease for a 1BR/1BA/ 1 Living room
from April 1 to July 30.
Lease can be renewed.
Rent is $450 (instead of $529)
Call Diala: 352-682-8441 3-30-5-3

LEXINGTON CROSSING
Summer sublease, male, 1Br/1BA furn in
4BR apt, on Bus Route, Close to UF. $470
mo includes utils, DSL, Cable. 904-744-4609
4-13-15-3

Female roommate needed. Live in Beautiful
new house w/sec alrm, bus. stop, fast inter-
net, cable, quiet area, pool, huge backyard,
pvt BA. Avail April until Aug or longer. $500/
mo Jackie 352-395-7462; 941-780-3526
4-6-13-4

SUBLEASE Estates 1 bdrm in 4 bdrm all
girls furnished apt Own bathroom Southwest
part of Gainesville, Very close to campus
Amenities include very nice gym,.computer
lab, two pools, Jacuzzi, basketball court, and
sand voHeyball court 1st months rent free
Only 500/month all inclusive Leasing now
and fall 727-424-6961 4-9-10-3

Sublease April 1, 2007 August 1, 2007
Bivens Cove Apts-Gainesville, near UF.
$900/$300 per person 3BR/2BA *amenities/
pool, basketball court/laundry rooms(2) and
optional W/D appliances. Call 352-505-5414
3-29-3-3

College Manor 1BR/1BA. Across the street
from UF! Unfurn. No roommates! Avail May
- Aug for $400/mo w/o utils. Call 585-507-
2601 4-9-10-3

Avail early May til Aug or longer! 1BR/1BA
unfurnished apt at Frazer House Apts 1 block
from campus. $530 + util. May free. Call 352-
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Fully furnished 1BR/1BA in 3/3 @ The
Landings. May to Aug. Price negotiable. Call
Christine 321-287-6470 3-30-4-3

1BR/1BA avail in Madison Pointe. Large apt.
August PAID. Pets ok. May to Aug. Call Liz
727-459-6824 4-9-10-3

BIG TOWNHOUSE IN CRICKET CLUB
3BR/2.5BA with washer & dryer. 1300 sq
ft. Close to Santa Fe, Oaks Mall. $950/mo.
Available May 1st. 1 yr sublease. $150 off.
Kevin 407-902-1122 4-2-5-3

Take over lease. 1BR/1BA, spacious.
W/D hookups. Bellamy Grande Luxury
Apartments. $800/mo. Deposit depending on
apartment's approval. Please call 352-871-
3904 4-3-5-3


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CAMPUS CLUB SUBLEASE
Roommate wanted in a 3/2 apt. Now-Aug
$399/mo. Fully furnished, utils incl. Call 305-
479-5975. Available now! 4-3-5-3

The Reserve @ Kanapaha!!
1BR in 3BR/2BA. W/D, satellite, DSL, pool,
gym, everything brand new!! Huge apt! Only
$340/neg available immed thru 7/31. Call
305-281-9960 4-10-10-3

Summer sublease at Greenwich Green.
1BR/1BA in 3/3 townhouse apt. Rent: $360/
mo + 1/3 electric and internet. Price negotia-
ble. W/D, fully furnished, on bus rte 12. Call
Samantha at 561-602-6589 4-3-5-3

CUTE DUCKPOND STUDIO COTTAGE
$400/mo. Begin May. Felxible. Can renew.
284-4779 4-3-5-3

Sublease May-Aug or Jun-Aug 1BR/1BA at
Gainesville Place Apt. Furnished, all utils, W/
D in apt, internet & cable all incl. Amenities.
$499/mo., 407-474-7124 4-5-7-3

QUIET 1BR ON SW 20TH
Low rent. On the busline, easy walk/bike to
UF. Sublease any May-July. Apt incl security
system. Call Christopher 859-630-9353 4-
10-10-3
1BR/1BA huge walking closet. Huge private
patio. Pets welcome. Lots of parking! 3
blocks behind Swamp. $565/mo. OBO +
$150 lease transfer. Call Christian 786-553-
4584 4-3-5-3

Summer sublease: 1BR/1BA at a 2/2 apt.
Excellent location close to UF and Butler
Plaza, on bus route. $500 all util included.
Availability negotiable. A must see. Call
Angle 786-239-2740 4-3-5-3

1BR/1BA 5 min from campus May Jul
renew opt. W/D inside, pets allowed
$775/mo. Call for info 941-661-4119 or
michelle.rm@gmai.com 4-10-10-3


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


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

FEMALE ROOMMATE NEEDED
(1) for 4/2.5 new townhouse, 10 min from
UF by car or bus, all included $410 954-557-
4769/baezwpa@bellsouth.net. 3-30-74-4

Master BR avail in huge home. 2 profs need
mature 3rd. Digital, wireless, W/D, yard serv,
2 bus rts, quiet area. SW G'ville. Avail Now-
July $300 + utils. davem@ufl.edu 3-30-30-4

Rockwood Villas
2BR/2BA for rent, W/D, all appliances, $425/
room + sec dep, call Abby 352-281-5617
4-9-60-4

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
3-30-20-4

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
4-4-20-4

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

Room for rent $475/mo
all utils, cable, hi-speed internet incl Male
only. Near 43rd & Newberry 256-7227 3-
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UF Student needs roommate to share 2BR/
2BA condo 1.5 mile to campus. Steps to
bus/pool/gym/com lab. $520. 770-49-3999,
352-381-7362 Private Owner 4-4-15-4

FEMALE ROOMMATES WANTED for 4BR
furnished pool.house. $450/mo + utils. 1
mile from campus on bus route. Non-smoker.
No dogs. Avail June. Call 954-899-7197 4-
25-29-4

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
352-495-7714 4-3-10-4

Master BR in 4BR/3BA house off NW 16th
Ave between SFCC & UF. Cox cable & HS in-
temet, new carpet & ceiling fans, DW, W/D &
new oven. $430/mo all util incl. *ANOTHER
ROOM* $360/mo util incl 352-328-4995
4-3-10-4

SPYGLASS
1/1 for female in 3/3 apt. Have own room
& full bath. Share living room & kitchen.
$500/3no Security gate & alarm. Call 262-
6407 4-3-10-4

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. 4-3-10-4

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

ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
Near library downtown. $285-$360/rm + utils.
Free internet access. Short term. No pets.
No smoking. 378-1304 4-3-10-4

Roommates 4/4 Univ. Terr apt. $400/mo.
(everything included!) W/D, 2 freq. UF bus
routes (12 & 35) a 15-secorid walk from
the front door! Please call 352-870-7393
4-4-10-4

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

ROOM! Huge Home 1.5 Miles to UF
65" HD TV, Pool Table, Nice Yard
Big Room 13'x12' !!!Furnished!!!
NW 16 & 22 Easy access to SFCC
$450/Month 1/4 Util. 561-756-5368 3-29-
5-4

2-3 ROOMMATES NEEDED
4/2 cute house. Live with UF students. Pet
friendly, 5 miles from UF. On bus route. $525/
mo all included, available May. 321-230-
1695/nataleeh@cfl.rr.com 3-29-5-4

NEED FEMALE ROOMMATE
to share-2BR/1BA apt for summer months
May July. $335 a month plus half of electric/
cable bill. Call Michelle at 727-236-0042 3-
30-5-4

ROOMS + SMALLAPT
$85/$90 per/wk full cable/+ TV. Wash/MC.
Call 8-5 M-Fri 372-5554. Ask about renting
rooms. At night 7:00-11:00 Call 376-0384
4-6-10-4

FEMALE ROOMMATE NEEDED
in condo 1 mile from UF, $435/MO includes
cable, internet, utilities, pool + more, beauti-
fully renovated and on bus route. 262-2871
4-20-20-4

FEMALE ROOMMATE NEEDED for 2BR/
2BA apt at Looking Glass Apts. $625/mo.
Steps from UF. Call 954-494-9856. Avail Fall
2007. 4-16-15-4

1 FEMALE ROOMMATE
First month rent FREE. $340 furn, pool, gym,
wash-dry. 2 min to Winn Dixie, 15 min walk
to UF. bus 16. Call Maria 727-501-5575 4-
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FEMALE ROOMMATE NEEDED!! 4BR/4BA.
Clean & quiet place at University Terrace
West. $450 ALL utilities included: Cable,
High Speed Internet, Electricity, and Water.
Fully furnished and amenities. MUST SEE IT.
Call Dory: 954-816-1468 4-2-5-4

SUPER DEAL $450
incl util, internet, cable, W/D, prof/grad stu-
dent female preferred. 5 mi from Shands/UF.
3BR/2BA new house. Joanna 514-0316
4-2-5-4-'

1 BR/1 BA in spacious house. Quiet neighbor-
hood. W/D. $525/mo utilities included. Call
Moji 352-870-3684 4-9-10-4

$267.50 + 1/2 util.1BR in 2BR/1BA apt. Very
close to campus! For details/contact #, go to:
www.gainesville-rent.com/Roommates.asp
Find Christine. 3-30-3-4

Room for rent in nice 3BR/1BA house w/
washer & dryer at Duck Pond area. Willing
to trade babysitting for some of the rent. Call
Wendi at 352-494-8582 4-10-10-4


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3-30-37-5


A peaceful, sophisticated lifestyle. 1, 2 & 3
BR luxury townhomes in pool community
with many amenities. Priced from $159,700.
Great upgrades and bonuses available.
Call Coldwell Banker, MM Parrish, Realtor
352.377.4977 or visit MagnoliaPlaceTownd
ominiums.com. 3-30-37-5



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Completely renovated 1, 2 & 3 BR condos
literally across 34th Street from campus.
Visit www.cazabella.com or Call Coldwell
Banker, MM Parrish, Realtor 352.373.3583.
3-30-37-5

Pre-Construction Pricing next to campus!
Oxforc;Terrace II Walk to UF from a brand
new condo www.oxfordterrace.com. Call
Eric Leightman with Action Real Estate
352-219-2879 4-25-72-5

1BR 3 blocks to UF & Shands. Newly re-
modeled, central A/C, W/D, luxury kitchen,
tile/Pergo, DW, very clean & private, big
BR,. ample parking, first floor, on bus route.
$105,000. 352-362-6410 3-30-60-5

Would ~ou Like to Live Near UF?
Stop Renting, BUY NOW!
FREE List of Condos 24/7
www.CondosNearUF.com
Campus Realty 336-3900 4-6-56-5


All Real Estate

Woud You Like to Live Near UF?
Stop Renting, BUY NOW!
FREE List of Houses 24/7
www.HomesNearUF.com
Campus Realty 336-3900 4-6-56-5


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



SLUON5GATE


NEW 1,2&3BR Condos Starting at $159K
By UF. Gated. Covered, assigned parking
Matt & Tiffany Thomas Realtors
Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc.
352-494-0194 & 352-316-5556
4-25-66-5


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Walk to UF and stadium from luxurious
Jackson Square Condominiums.
Built to last a lifetime Priced from mid-$250s
Call 352-870-9453
4-25-72-5

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

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





THE PALMS
C 0 N ) 0 (4 I i U M S
New 2BR/2BA condos. Prices starting
in the $260,000's. Guaranteed Parking.
Completion Spring 2008. Reserve
Yours Today! Call Coldwell Banker, MM
Parrish Realtor 352.372.5375. Great
Financing Opportunities Available. Visit
www.mmparrish.com for information other
available properties! 3-36-37-5

BUYERS' MARKET, SAVE THOUSANDS
Buy a new condo near UF
FREE list of luxury condos 24/7
www.NewCondosNearUF.com
Campus Realty 336-3900 4-6-36-5

Newly renovated 2BR/1.5BA end unit condo
desirable Casablanca East. Newer AC,
W/D, scr porch, Tile dnstairs kitchen, hall &
1/2 BA. Comm pool & bus rt on site. Quiet
conv to Shands/UF. $139,900. 352-246-5958
4-10-40-5



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BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION
CLOSE TO UF AND HANDS
Starting in the mid $170's
2BR/2.5BA Townhomes
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
WWW.ALEXANDRACONDOS.COM
4-6-30-5

University Terrace West 4BR/4BA condo.
Ground floor, fully furnished $187,000. W/D,
pool, on bus route, 3800 SW 20th Ave. Near
Butler Plaza. Call Steve @ 352-586-6468
3-30-16-5

CASABLANCA EAST 2BR/1.5BA 2 mi to
UF on bus rte. Wood firs, 2004 appliances,
until room incl W/D. Pool, security sys. Avail
mid-May. $135,000. Call 352-804-6169 3-
29-15-5


I 1 Real Estate


WHY RENT WHEN YOU CAN OWN 3 BED
2 BATH CONDO WOOD FLOORS LARGER
MASTER WITH WALK IN CLOSETS
BEHIND OAKS MALL OWNER/AGENT
352-262-7462 4-25-34-5

WHY RENT WHEN YOU CAN OWN 2
BED 2 BATH CONDO WOOD FLOORS,
PRIVATE DECK NEWER APPLIANCES
$139,500 OWNER/AGENT 352-262-7462
4-25-34-5

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
870-9453 4-25-33-5


MH inArredondo, 3BR/2BA, 16x60, screened
porch. New AC, fridge, (all warranted) comes
w/ appl. Lawn mower. BBQ grill. $1600 +
$1300 (incl sales tax/doc stamps) $646/mo
lot rent & pmt. 283-8077, 618-204-2853 4-
10-20-5

WANT TO OWN CLOSE TO CAMPUS?
Student condos & houses for sale!
Close to UF, walk to campus!
Go to HomesAtUF.com or call Steve
Barry, Campus Realty 352 494-4996! 3-
30-13-5

If you would like to contribute to building a
home for homeless school children in our
community, please call Ken at 352-339-
1746. 4-25-29-5

Condo for sale (or rent)
1/1 CREEKSIDE VILLAS
NW 29th Rd. Well maintained. Upstairs
Creekview. $84,900. 407-616-7496 4-5-
15-5

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
4-2-12-5

3/2 condo w/W/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

UNBEATABLE PRICE
2/2.5 Lofts Oasis Condo. $235,000. BRING
ALL OFFERS. Call Campus Realty 352-318-
3384 4-3-10-5

Beautiful 1 BR/1.5BA loft/condo.
Totally remodeled. SW section/Tower Rd.
For sale by owner. Call for details. 339-4600
4-4-10-5

CAMPUS VIEW CONDO ..
13th & Archer 3BR/3BA, util rm, LR, DR,
Kit w/breakfast counter, balcony. New const.
$299,900. PH 813-205-0220 4-4-10-5

For Sale By Owner Hailey Garden Condo.
2/2.5, living, dining, kitchen, front &
back porches, W/D, 1.5 years old. HOA.
Immaculate cond. Avail 06/01/07. $179,000.
Appt only. 386-426-1340 or 386-212-2422
4-5-10-5


j il Real Estate


HENICS HEIGHTS CONDOS
RENOVATED-CLEAN-QUIET
1 & 2 BR units a short bike or bus ride to the
University. Starting at 89,900 with possible
developer down payment assistance or 1st
year's association fees paid. Tracy Henics of
Cutting Edge Realty Group 352 505 8505 or
352 870 6410 thenics@cuttingedgerealtygro
up.com Or check out cuttingedgerealtygroup
.com for additional listings. 4-19-20-5


PEBBLE CREEK VILLAS
2BR/2BA Condo. Woods view from deck,
walk to shopping & library Millhopper
Area. All appliances including W/D.
$163,000. Call 352-375-3248 3-29-5-5


* OPEN SUNDAY *
12-3 919 NW 125 Dr. Villas of West End
2/2 new carpet/tile, across from pool, clean,
empty, HOA includes insurance, $164,900.
Call 386-689-0508 4-13-15-4


2 BD/2 BA St. Charles Condo Corner Unit 3
blks from UF; 5 blks from Swamp. $30,000
below appraisal. 1 1/2 year new condo fully
loaded with ceramic tile, granite countertops,
full kitchen, W/D, sec. system and more.
Reserved covered parking space. $279,900.
(904) 315-9144. 4-6-10-5


One Bedroom One Bath Condo.
NW $106,500. 352-213-3943 3-30-5-5


5/3 SW HOME
Walk to UF & Shands. Own or rent. Campus
Realty. Call Ryan 352-562-9090 3-30-5-5


3/2 UPSCALE NW CONDO
Close to everything. $334,900. -Campus
Realty. Call Ryan-352-562-9090 or Kenny
352-494-0012 3-30-5-5 -


1 ACRE LOT WITH 4/2 HOME in SW
Great location to build condo/apts. Campus
Realty. Call Ryan 352-562-9090 or Kenny
352-494-0012 3-30-5-5


3/2 CYPRESS POINTE CONDO
Ready to move in. Own or rent. Call Ryan
from Campus Realty 352-562-9090 3-30-
5-5


2/1 SW CONDO
$84,900. Call Ryan 352-562-9090. Campus
Realty 3-30-5-5


5/2 SW HOME
2000+ sq ft. Only $229k. Call Ryan 352-562-
9090. Own or rent. Campus Realty 3-30-5-5


BEAUTIFUL 2BR/2BA CONDO
SW/Tower Rd w/bonus room, vaulted ceil-
ings, W/D & many upgrades. For sale by
owner. Must sell! $120,900/OBO 352-284-
9163 4-6-10-5


2BR SUMMIT HOUSE CONDO
newly renovated in neutral colors. 2 blocks
to Shands. Available for-end of June closing.
Owner is Agent. $139,900, 904-476-6344
3-30-5-5


) Ill Real Estate


Beautiful 1/1, 2/2, & 3/3 condos just 1.5
miles from UF & on the buslinel Plenty
of parking & fabulous amenities includ-
ing resort-style pool & spa, fitness room,
basketball & tennis courts. Prices start
at $121,900 with great buyer incentives.
www.WindsorParkatUF.com.
Amy Buese, 352-222-7890
Anita Smith, 352-514-7789
Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc.
8-15-47-5



*a Furnishings


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

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

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

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

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

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








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MIl Motorcycles, Mopedsl M1


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

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

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

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

DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 4-25-72-6

"BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW"
"Full $80 Queen $100 King $170**
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
4-25-72-6

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$100 352-377-9846. 4-25-72-6

Bed-All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pill6wtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
4-25-72-6

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

FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-25-72-6

Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
4-25-72-6





MOST WANTED




















A. r k


Mishaann

Caroline Issaacs
Black Female
(DOB 05/13/80); 5'07",
220 Ibs, Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Wanted for:
Failure to Redeliver
Property.
ALACnUA COUNTY

CRIME

STOPPERS

Call (352) 372-STOP


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

*Color TV 19" $40 0 window AC 7500 BTU
$60 0 nice sofa $75 0 queen bed $60 *
full bed $50 Aiwa stereo w/CD $60 0 old
magazines Aero Digest 1945-53 over 50 $95
* 335-5326 3-29-5-6

COMPUTER DESK
$70 medium size desk with hutches on top.
Very good condition. Must sell. Call Angie
786-239-2740 3-29-2-6


a* Computers


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


41VA+ ,-nmputer efhi

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






1-8-118-7






352.219.2980 M o ..1.
4-25-72-7

**Gatornerd.com**
* Laptop/Computer Repair
* We will beat any price!
* virus, hardware, Icd, dc jack, more...
* Free Diagnosis 0 352-219-2980 0
4-25-72-7

COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS

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

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


DATA RECOVERY & Forensic Analysis
Professional, Reliable Work
Law Enforcement Officer
BS Degree, A+ Certified Technician
DataTriangle.com, 352-231-3300 5-15-73-7

*****ALTRICK COMPUTERS*****
Computer/Laptop Repair a
.* Upgrades Free Diagnosis *
Will beat any price *
9 813-918-7915 0 1215 NW 5th Ave *
4-4-30-7


.| Bicycles


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

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

Bike for sale
Specialized Allez Sport Triple
Great condition. Asking price $350 OBO. Call
352-870-4574 for more info. 3-28-3-9


1 For Sale


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

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

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

Engagement ring for sale
1ct. round diamond ring, in white gold. Clarity
VS-2, Color F, ring appraised at $6,600- Must
sell $3,750 OBO 727-560-6081 4-
25-68-10

PLAZA JEWELERS 352-307-3846 Call now!
Below Wholesale Diamonds Cost + 20%!!!
1.01ct, round brilliant cut, G-S12
Retail $7200, PJ price $4450
EGL Certs. Guaranteed. 2,000 Diamonds
4-25-25-10

Complete set of Golf Clubs
with covers, pull cart and Gator bag. All for
$100. Call Ron for more info. 352-332-5757
3-28-3-10

AQUARIUM
55 gal,'w/beautiful oak stand. Lots of extras.
$225. Phone 337-2757 4-2-5-10


i Motorcycles, Mopeds)

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

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

*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Providing excellent service and
new scooters at great prices!
1901 NW 67th Place, 336-1271
NEW website www.NS4L.com
4-25-72-11


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


4-25-72-12


***GatorMoto***
We have moved to a temp. location as we
await the completion of our new state of the
art facility. We still have new scooters start-
ing at $1199. lyr Warranties. We also service
ALL brands of scooters. Pickup Available.
Low Labor Rates. Free estimates. 376-6275
4-25-72-11

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

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

Scooter Maintenance Packages!
Buy all of your scooter maintenance in a
2 or 4 year package & save $! Check out
NS4L.com or call 336-1271 for more info!
4-25-54-11

***www. BuyMyScooter.com***
Buy A New Scooter Buy A Used Scooter
All on one site! Check the website or call
336-1271 for more info! 4-25-54-11

**SHINKO SPORT BIKE TIRES**
190/50/ZR17 $115.95-180/55/ZR17 $112.95
120/70/ZR17 now $82.95 (in stock + more)
Michelin/Dunlop/Bridgestone/Metzeler/Pirelli
www.rpmmotorcycles.com/tires 377-6974
4-25-36-11

*~* BLOW OUT 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.
4-25-31-11

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-
527-9406 4-3-10-11

For sale 2004 YAMAHA R6
Blue. The bike has never been dropped. With
8000 miles. The bike has full micron system
with V-stacks, slide stops. Price $5300
gcofieldd@yahoo.com 4-6-10-11

SUZUKI M50 BOULEVARD
Beautiful like new gator blue 2700 miles. Call
Brett 665-4578 $5500. 3-28-2-11

2005 UNITED MOTORS X-SPEED
50cc Scooter, low miles, great condition,
$1050, Call Alex 954-804-2573 4-3-5-11


*R Autos


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

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

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

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


Autos


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A-* HEADLINERS SAGGING?**
POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK?
On site available. Call Steve 352-226-1973
4-25-43-12

2003 MITSUBISHI GALLANT
64K miles. Asking $8100. Call 786-208-0902
4-9-14-12

SATISFY A RAG TOP DAY
Red '97 Chrysler Sebring convertible. 77k
mi, great A/C, fair condition, $4000. Cal 618-
604-0433 4-9-10-12


GiJ Wanted


THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
NEEDS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS
Transport patients to/from treatments
Must have valid driver's license,
safe driving record & attend training session.
Call 352-376-6866 ext 114 for more info.

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

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

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

On going volunteer needed: Blind lady needs
trans Sundays only to Mass @ Queen of
Peace Catholic Church or St. Augustine
Catholic Church. For more info. call 219-
6948 I live in the Tower Rd. area 4-72 -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
4-6-72-13

$$ WANTED TO BUY $$
1990 First in SEC Football ,ing &
older jerseys, rings, watches, e-mail =
TWORINGS4UF@aol.com or 904-415-3294
4-11-21-13








16, ALIGATOR N WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28, 2007


*I Wanted


$ FOR BOOKS $
New, used, paperback & hardcover. I will
pick them up get them out of your way &
pay you for your books! Call 352-258-8627
4-6-10-13


* Help Wanted-

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ity for injury or loss arising from contacts
made though advertising. We suggest that
any reader who responds to advertising use
caution and investigate the sincerity of the
advertiser before giving out personal infor-
mation or arranging meetings

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alligator

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

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alligator

ADVERTISING OFFICE MANAGER
Enthusiastic, positive attitude, detail ori-
ented, organized individual needed to
coordinate daily office procedures. Career
Staff position. Must work well under pressure
meeting daily deadlines. Possess excellent
customer service skills. Duties include pro-
cedural training with a constantly changing
student sales staff. Working knowledge of
Microsoft Access, Word and Excel. Modest
salary, good benefits, and excellent working
environment. With resume, send cover letter
that must include salary requirements for you
to be considered for an interview.
Send to: General Manager,
The Independent Florida Alligator
POB 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604
Or e-mail to: tcarey@alligator.org
No phone calls please. EOE

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

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

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

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

Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and IT needed for various positions.
Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/
employment 4-25-72-14

$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 4-
25-72-14

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


il Help Wanted


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

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

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

GREAT PAY FOR THOSE WHO STAY! Park
Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (fullday availability)
& line workers (AM 8:30-1 & PM 12-6 shifts
avail) 15-40hrs-your choice. Great work envi-
ronment. Apply in person. 7404 NW 4th Blvd.
Across from Home Depot. No calls please
3-30-118-14

POLITICAL CALL CENTER
Phone reps needed ASAP for Political
Campaigns. Base hourly rate + bonus.
371-5888 ext. 111 or4112 NW22nd Dr. 4-
25-72-14

EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
Best part-time job you'll ever have
NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St
352-378-9204
4-25-72-14

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

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


Bureau of Economic and
Business Research at
Warrington College of
Business Administration
Survey Research Center
Hiring Students and Non Students
Hourly Rate ($7.50 $8.00)
Flexible scheduling -
Great Resume Builder
Fluent Spanish/English
Speaker Positions Available
(352) 392-2908 X 105
4-25-72-14


Sales/Leasing Specialist Part-time and Full-
time professional sales positions in local
management co. Fax resume, cover letter
& avail schedule to 352-376-6269 or email
hr@trimarkproperties.com. 4-25-70-14

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

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

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


) mI Help Wanted


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


Summer Jobs
$2100
Co-Ed Camp
Seven Weeks
Room and Board Included

Get Paid to Play!
The Florida Elks Youth
Camp (FEYC) needs male
and Female summer camp
Counselors Ages 18 andup.
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
4-25-61-14

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

*Dancers Needed*
For adult entertainment company. Make
$1000+/wk. Flex schedule 378-3312 3-30-
35-14

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

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

SUBWAY OAKS MALL
Happy energetic fast reliable honest people.
No hot greasy fries, no grease traps. Call
305-773-3592 4-25-40-14

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
mj.meherg@worldnet.att.net 4-12-30-14

MAUI TERIYAKI
Now hiring COOK & CASHIER PT & FT.
Apply in person 600 NW 75th St. Benefits
include FREE MEALS 3-30-20-14

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

PT WORK
Great pay, flex scheds, sales/svc, will train,
conditions apply, all ages 17+ CALL NOW
372-5345 3-30-18-14

DRIVER OPPORTUNITY
Gatorfood.com
Potential earnings $14-$20/hrl Make your
own schedule. Fun environment, great op-
portunity. For info contact Jason 379-3663
3-30-17-14

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-
30-16-14

BRIDAL CONSULTANT
Solutions Bridal
FT/PT + Commission
Fax Resume to:
352-374-7293
3-30-16-14

SUMMER JOBS
City of Gainesville Parks/Rec
Dept. is now hiring for seasonal
recreation and aquatics positions
Competitive pay in great work
environment! Apply online today
at www.cityofgainesville.jobs
(352) 334-5077
7-31-55-14


Help Wanted _


WINDOW TINTER
3 years exp. Call 352-376-4649 3-30-16-14

PIZZA HUT
Now hiring. Drivers. Part time & full time.
5004 NW 34th St. 373-7733. Apply in per-
son. 4-25-32-14

SHIFT MGMT
$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 gnv@nanoneone.com 4-2-15-14

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
1st. 3-29-10-14

HIRING DRIVERS & PIZZA MAKERS.
Apply @ Five Star Pizza 210 SW 2nd Ave.
375-5600 3-30-10-14

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.
3-30-10-14

PT Catering staff & Delivery Drivers.
Celebrations Catering is Hiring all shifts -
early morning, lunch & pm shifts. 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-
25-28-14

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

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
331-8253 4-3-10-14

Growing Real Estate Company look-
ing for web-design intern. Fax resume,
Attn. Jenny at 352-505-0310 or email to
Jenny@cornellre.com 4-10-15-14

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.
4-3-10-14

$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: sdavis@lesterpublications.com
4-10-15-14

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
4-3-10-14


*11 Help Wanted

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

CAMP NURSE
Wanted for private Wisc boys camp. 6/16
- 8/12, 379-7366, camphighlands.com 4-
3-10-14

NANNY
For 3 & 5 y.o. to accompany us to family-
owned boys camp in Wisc. 6/16-8/12, 379-
7366, caryphighlands.com 4-3-10-14




WGFLGAINESVILLE
MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR (PT)
weekends & overnight. Operate tech equip-
ment, record program feeds, maintain logs.
Computer skills required. Entry level posi-
tion, will train. Fax 352-371-9353 or e-mail
resume to hrdept@mygainesville.tv DFWP,
EOE 4-3-10-14

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
sales@actflorida.com for interview. 4-3-
10-14

Positions available FT/PT in sales.

Gator Fever Archer Rd.
692-4472 ot 692-5597 3-30-8-14

TEACHERS NEEDED
Imagine Learning Center 371-5450. Taking
applications from reliable, creative individu-
als who enjoyworking with children 4-17-
20-14
CHEMISTRY POSITIONS
IN FOOD RESEARCH LABORATORY.
Chemistry experience required. Instrument-
ation experience helpful. Please email re-
sume to kathyb@abcr.com 4-3-10-14

HELP WANTED
Full & part time. No experience needed. We
will train. Apply in person: Pinch-a-Penny
behind Home Depot. 4-4-10-14

BARN HELP EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
Cleaning stalls & feeding. Some mornings.
'Hunter Jumper/Crosscountry Farm 20 min-
utes from UF. Will trade for lessons or board-
ing. Call 359-4149 4-4-10-14

Nanny/Housekeeper wanted to help care
for two young boys. Need reliable trans-
portation, good driving record. Pick up after
school, some evening/weekend babysitting
and light housework, including laundry and
errands. Wanted for full time long term com-
mitment. Excellent pay. Fax resume to #
(352) 375-6652. 3-30-7-14

THE HONEY BAKED HAM CO & CAFE
is now hiring Easter help for front sales &
production. $7/hr starting pay. Apply in per-
son 618 NW 60th St. (Behind McDonalds on
Newberry Rd). Call 331-1253 3-28-5-14

Ocala Jai-Alai is looking for bartenders and
betting clerks. Clerks & bartenders receive
hourly wage + tips & must be outgoing,
friendly & courteous. Please call 591-2345
to schedule interview. Ocala Jai Alai is only
15 minutes away from Gainesville on 1-75
3-30-7-14

COLD STONE CREAMERY will soon
audition happy, energetic Scoopers for its
Newberry Road and Archer Road stores.
Earn $8.50+ while having fun! Positions be-
gin immediately. Choose either Gainesville
location when you apply on our web site.
Visit ColdStoneCreamery.com, then choose
Best Jobs Ever, then choose Local Store
Job Listings (please include your email ad-
dress). Nights and weekends a must. 18+
only 3-28-5-14

Brand new mother run co. looking for
nurturing caregivers with flex scheds for
child care in area homes. Call 331-5233 or
www.OnCallMoms.com 4-6-12-14








WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 17


0 1 Help Wanted

General Maintenance
Looking Glass Apartments
Full (/w experience) & Part-time
Call 376-1111 111 NW 16th St.
4-5-10-14

MOTHER'S HELPER NEEDED
for household chores & child care. $8/hr to
start. 10 hrs/wk. 379-0619, leave message.
4-5-10-14

HANDYMAN NEEDED
for odd jobs & yard work. 10-20 hrs/wk,
flexible work schedule, some experience
required, $10/hr. 379-0619, leave message.
4-5-10-14

TCBY
Now hiring friendly faces at Thornebrook
Village store. 4-25-24-14

BARN HELP
Needed immediately. Evenings Mon thru Fri.
$7/hr. Must have exp w/horses. Call 352-
472-2991 3-29-5-14

ENGLISH/HINDI/GUJ SPEAKING front desk
person needed w/keyboarding & customer
service exp. 25-50 hrs/wk. Weekend work
req'd. Students welcome. Apply in person
America's Best Value 1900 SW 13th St. 3-
30-6-14

THE RED ONION
NEIGHBORHOOD GRILL
Hiring all positions. Apply in person 3885 NW
24th Blvd. in the Uptown Village. No calls.
3-30-6-14

AU-PAIR wanted!
German family with 3 kids (8,5,3) + 1 dog
seeks a female, non-smoking Au-Pair for
12 months beginning Aug 07 in Hamburg,
GERMANY. Work experience with children
required! Please e-mail: ca.koch@freenet.de
4-19-20-14

Real Estate INVESTOR SEEKS TRAINEE
No experience needed just desire
to learn 8k-16k monthly potential
CALL NOW1866-333-7013 or reply
investment-solutions@hotmail.com
4-5-10-14

VET EMERGENCY/CRITICAL CARE
HOSPITALS SEEKS FT, PT TECHNICIANS.
Night, weekend shifts. Located in St
Augustine and Daytona area. Please fax
resume to 904-794-5072 or 386-252-0206
4-13-15-14

Need ASAP-Summer Work and beyond, 30
fast typists (60+wpm) for long term project.
Start now and must be able to work through
the summer a minimum of 16 hours per
week. Productivity based pay ($7-$13+ per
hour), flexible scheduling M-F 7am-midnight
and limited weekends, downtown location.
Ideal for PT and Students. Email with interest
to gnvjobs@uigfla.com 3-30-5-14

WE NEED GOOD HELP!!
Call Damieon @ Molly and Friends Cat
Furniture Company 337-1535. Good pay!
Good job for good workers. Light duty manu-
facturing. Some exp helpful.. 3-30-5-14

General Maintenance
Towne Parc apartments. Person needed full
time, experience preferred. Call office 352-
375-3072 3-30-5-14

Play based preschool is looking for On Site
Director, Teachers & Assistants. $8-$15/hour
+ benefits. Exp or edu required. PT/FT Must
love kids. Call 377-2290 4-6-10-14

NERO'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT
Now hiring exp. servers, counter staff, buser
person, & catering delivery person. Please
apply at 5240 NW 34th St. Across from
YMCA. Call 2-4PM 372-7430 4-20-20-14

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
FOR ENERGETIC SERVERS FOR
OUR RESTAURANT AND BANQUET
FACILITY.ALSO LOOKING FOR HARD
WORKING INDIVIDUALS FOR OUR BACK
OF THE HOUSE, PART TIME NIGHT
AUDITOR AND PART TIME FRONT DESK
STAFF. APPLY WITHIN2900 SW 13TH ST.
377-4000X3173 3-30-4-14


W I Help Wanted )

MEDICAL ASSISTANT NEEDED for busy
dermatology office. Full-time with benefits
or part-time approximately 20 hours/week
or greater. Experience desired but willing
to train motivated, enthusiastic person.
Ideal position for pre-medical, nursing or
allied health student. One year commitment
needed.-Fax resume to 352-332-2966. 3-
30-4-14

CALICO JACKS OYSTER BAR
Now hiring for all positic Apply in person
3501 SW2ndAve. 3-30-4-14

LANE BRYANT STORES
PT sales assoc needed now for our new
Gainesville store. Call 352-873-0051 4-23-
20-14

CUSTOMER SERVICE REP
for local telephone company. Flexible hours.
No nights or weekends. FT/PT available. Call
372-2051 for appointment. EEO 4-25-22-14
Lunch Receptionist
11-1 M-F
Multi-phonelines
Friendly Dependable
Call Larae @ 352-336-1594 3-30-4-14

PT Clinical Assistant
needed for busy Chiropractic Clinic, Fax
Resume to 352-331-0902 3-30-4-14

GNV NONPROFIT Seeks PT/FT help w/
FOOD SCIENCE EXP, $10-$15/hr
Email or fax FL Organic Growers (FOG) 352-
377-8363 fog@foginfo.org 3-30-4-14



Join the JanSport team!
JanSport is currently seeking
Student Ambassadors during
Fall 2007 for an on-campus
paid internship. For more
info on the position visit:
www.jansport.com/students
Or email:
jasonlucash@vfc.com
3-30-4-14
NANNY FOR AFTERNOONS
M-F @ 1:30 / Wed @ 12:30
20 hrs / 2 kids / summer & Fall
Noah's Ark Nanny; e-mail resume, pix,
schedule to gnv@nanoneone.com 4-25-
22-14

NANNY FOR NEWBORN TWINS
M, T, TH; 20 hrs/wk
Noah'sArk Nanny, e-mail resume, pix, sched-
ule to gnv@nanoneone.com 4-9-10-14
SALES CONSULTANT
Telemarketing business to
business. Base and commission.
Warm leads. Benefits. Send
resume to hr@gleim.com.
www.gleim.com 4-9-10-14
NETWORKADMIN.
Linix.
SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
Java. PHP. SQL. Delphi.
FT/PT. Flexible hours.
Send resume to hr@gleim.com
www.gleim.com 4-9-10-14
CASINO'S PASTAAND PIZZA
now hiring delivery drivers, pizza makers,
inside help including managers. More ex-
perience-more pay. Join our team of High-
Rollers; we bet you'll love us! 352-672-2808
4-9-5-14
Providers for persons w/disabilities; flex hrs;
$10-13+/hr (act hrs), $8-10/hr (rest hrs). Call
352-331-1777; visit: www.HenesHealthCare
Agency.CityMax.com 4-2-5-14
Donor Scheduling Representative
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers has
part time opportunities for energetic and
team oriented people to help maintain the
community blood supply! Pay is $8.50 per
hour plus a competitive incentive plan. All
applicants must be available to work eve-
ning and weekend hours. Apply at LifeSouth
Community Blood Centers, 4039 Newberry
Road, or call 224-1740. Background check
required. EOE/DFWP. 4-10-10-14


0* Help Wanted


Donor Scheduling Representative
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers has Full
time opportunities available for energetic and
team oriented individuals to help maintain
the community blood supply! Compensation
is a base hourly rate plus a competitive in-
centive plan and full benefits. All applicants
must be available to work evening and week-
end hours. Apply at LifeSouth Community
Blood Centers, 4039 Newberry Road, or
call 224-1740. Background check required.
EOE/DFWP. 4-10-10-14

Summer Jobs Receive contact informa-
tion now for summer employment at US
National Parks. Western Dude Ranches
and Theme Parks. You must apply early.
www,summerjobs-research.org 3-29-2-14

ESCAPE DAY SPA in Haile Plantation is
looking for outgoing and enthusiastic spa
coordinators to answer phones, schedule
appts, etc. Part time availability Mon-Sat.
Please Fax resume to 352-335-2445 3-
30-3-14

RECEPTIONIST PTIFT
$7/hr plus, handling incoming/outgoing calls,
positive attitude/dependability a must, call
now 372-6697 4-3-5-14

END OF APRIL TO AUG BABYSITTER
Option for fall. PT flex hrs for 2 & 4 yr olds.
Experience, NS, refs req'd. Email w/resume:
rosenson@ufl.edu 3-30-3-14

Family Business looking to hire sons &
daughters as animal care technicians for
reptile breeding farm. Must be responsible
diligent, & able to follow directions. PT/FT.
Start $6.75/hr. Call 352-495-3075 4-3-5-14

Exactech, Inc
Biomaterials Research Internship
Seeking summer intern with skills in material
characterization techniques, material testing,
and statistical software. Previous experience
in lab setting and with calcium phosphate pre-
ferred. Strong candidates will have a major in
Material Science & Engineering; Biomedical
Engineering; Chemical Engineering; or
equivalent. Please submit cover letter and
resume to human.resources@exac.com
3-30-3-14

Receptionist/front office assistant for
Dermatology' office. Must have excellent
organization and communication skills. FT
M-F, 8-5 Insurance/retirement benefits avail-
able. Medical office experience desired but
will train motivated person. Fax resume to
352-332-2966 4-3-5-14

BABYSITTER NEEDED FOR THE WEEK
of April 15-20 from approx 7am until lpm.
Babsitter can be available for all or some of
these days. Please call 281-8200 4-6-8-14

Cutomer Service Rep PT positions available.
Computer savvy and Quickbooks experi-
ence is a PLUS. Weekendds area MUST
and Willing to train. Ask for Sandy 335-4681
4-10-10-14

LIVE-IN HOUSEKEEPER/NANNY
5 times/week. Email deia05@ufl.edu or 786-
859-6965 4-3-5-14


0 Services

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

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Walter (Hodge) being a year older amd Chris
(Richard) stepping his game up a lot more, I
feel like we are a deeper team."
For UCLA, it has been a year of regroup-
ing after losing seniors Cedric Bozeman and
Ryan Hollins. Point guard Jordan Farmar also
left early for the NBA Draft. -
Sophomores Darren Collison and Josh
Shipp have been incorporated into thoiineup,
and both average nearly 13 points per game.
SCenter Lorenzo Mata, who sat out 16
games last season with a knee injury, has been
healthy all season and con-
tributes 6.7 points and 5.5
rebounds per game.
"Last year's team was
Men's very good," said Arron
Basketball Afflalo, UCLA's newly
crowned All-American, in-
Monday's teleconference.
"We played our best basketball at the right
time and made a good run.
"This year we have different personnel,
three new starters. Maybe we're more com-
plete in some areas that weren't there last
year."
Even though UCLA does not have a senior
on the roster, several players who competed
in the title game, including Afflalo and Luc
Richard Mbah a Moute, remain.
Howland hopes that his team's experience
and knowledge will give UCLA the edge it
needs to knock off UF.
"I hope we're tougher," Howland said.
"We're more experienced. The experience of
last year helped us all year long."


LaPorta receives National Hitter of the Week honors from coaches


BASE, from page 20


weekend's series at Georgia.
Bethune took its only lead, 2-1
in the fourth, on Michael Range's
two-run single, which came off Kris
Gawriluk. But LaPorta, Pride and
UF figured out Burgos in the sixth.
"We knew this would be a
very, very tough and diffi-
cult test."
Pat McMahon
UF baseball coach

Lederc doubled to right with one
out, and LaPorta drove him in with
a single. Pride came up with two out
and ripped a no-doubter that landed
on Stadium Road past the right-field
fence.
"That was the ball game right
there," Bethune coach Mervyl
Melendez said. "One mistake that
he made was leaving the ball up to
Austin Pride. That really hurt us."
Burgos (1-4) exited after the sixth
and took the loss, allowing four runs
on seven hits and striking out four.


UF's starter didn't stick around
as long. Freshman Kevin Chapman
threw two scoreless innings and
gave way to Gawriluk, who allowed
2 runs in two innings.
Freshman Tony Davis picked
up his first career win and Patrick
Keating notched his second save of
the season.
"It was an outstanding college
game," UF coach Pat McMahon
said. "We knew this would be a very,
very tough and difficult test."

LAPORTA EARNS ANOTHER
HONOR: After being named the
Southeastern Conference Player of
the Week on Monday, LaPorta was
named the National Hitter of the
Week by the National Collegiate
Baseball Writers Association on
Tuesday.
In a three-game sweep of
Auburn, LaPorta hit 7 for 13 with 7
RBI, 3 home runs and three doubles.
In 26 games this year, LaPorta is
hitting .416 with 9 home runs, both
team-leading totals, and 23 RBI.
LaPorta is the first UF player to
take a national player of the week
award since pitcher Keith Ramsey
on April 30,2002.


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UF outfielder Austin Pride runs after his hit during the Gators' 5-3
Tuesday night.


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win against Bethune-Cookman on


OUT LOUD, from page 20

Ohio State should have been eliminated
when the refs turned a blind eye to center
Greg Oden's flagrant foul late in the game
against Xavier in the second round.
Then the Buckeyes had to overcome a
20-point deficit to hold off Tennessee in
a Sweet 16 game that came down to the
buzzer.


And on top of everything, the rumor also the only reason I have yet to set my I remember a little underdog tlhat had
mills have been anything but kind to UF bracket on fire. something to prove in January, and I think
lately, as the buzz about Donovan replac- Well, that and the fact that it's in my that team got its point across with a chain-
ing Tubby Smith at Kentucky is suddenly computer. pionship.
almost a bigger story than the Gators' But the Gators don't get George Mason If anybody can overcome these odds,
quest to repeat as national champs. this year. There will be no cupcake com- it's this resilient group of Gators, who
The summation of all this is an intan- plete with "we're just happy to be here" have the talent, experience and focus to
gibles nightmare for UF. sprinkles, weather the storm.
How can this team possibly match the When it comes to playing teams that I would never bet against the best
emotional level of its opponents? are somewhat athletically comparable to team.
I have little doubt that the Gators the Gators, that emotional factor is as im- But looking at the field in the Final
are. the best team in the country and are portant as Donovan says it is. Four, I might not bet on them, either.


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Gators dismiss rematch parallels

* UF NOMINATED UCLA IN LAST
YEAR S TITLE GAME.

By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Staff Writer
jmarina@alligator.org

When UCLA coach Ben Howland sat in
front of the TV screen on Sunday to watch
last season's national championship matchup
between the Bruins and the Gators, he could
only focus on one thing.
"We were dominated," Howland said
"It's hard to watch. We were not very good. ".
They were very good."
It has been nearly a year since the 73-57 UF
victory, but the top-seeded Gators (33-5) find
themselves preparing to once again take on l
the Bruins (30-5) Saturday in the Final Four.
UF coach Billy Donovan insists this game
is anything but a round two.
"Our guys have to understand that last
year's game is over and done with," Donovan
said. "I don't think your past equals your fu- 4
ture. Last year's game was already played.
"I don't know what that has to do with
anything. Last year is over, it's been played,
written about, talked about and it's over
with."
Ask the Gators if the game is a rematch,
and they all give the same answer in parrot-
like form.
"Last year was last year," point guard
Taurean Green said. "It's over with. We have
a different team, they have a different team.
Their ~rsonnel is different, qur personnel is
different. You really can't think about what
happened last year because this is a new
year."
Indeed, a lot has changed since April 3
when the two teams met in Indianapolis.
For UF, it's been a full year of adding am- .
munition to its arsenal. o- -
"I feel like we are more experienced,
and we have people off of our bench who
can really come in to help us out," for-
ward Al Horford said. "Last year, we had
the same thing, but I think this year, with Alligator File Photo
UF's Joakim Noah runs after the ball as UCLA's Arron Afflalo and Alfred
SEE BASKETBALL, PAGE 19 Aboya follow him in last season's 73-57 title game win.


Seniors lead


UF in victory
By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
nzaccardi@alligator.org

Make it 20-0.
Thanks to Austin Pride and Matt LaPorta,
UF kept its all-time record against Bethune
Cookman unblemished with a 5-3 win
Tuesday night.
Pride's two-run home run off Hiram
Burgos in the bottom of the sixth inning
broke a 2-2 tie and put the Gators (15-13) up
for good.
S "He made me look
pretty bad on the first two
sliders he threw me," said
Pride, a senior designated
hitter. "I figured he would
come back with another
one on 3-2."
The Wildcats (12-18)
LaPorta rallied in the eighth but
only registered one run in
a bases-loaded, no-out situation.
An Alejandro Jimenez RBI groundout and
fine defensive plays by pitcher Steven Porter
and LaPorta got the Gators out of a jam.
LaPorta got the third out by stopping a
line drive and diving to beat Luis Gonzalez to
first base. LaPorta then regained the Gators'
cushion with a leadoff homer in the bottom
of the eighth.
"The guy smoked that ball and I was just
trying to put a glove on it and save him from
getting a double on us," LaPorta said. "I came
up, and we were only up by one run, I'm a se-
nior, and the team looks up to me. I've got to
step up and find a way on base. I took a nice
swing, and the ball happened to go out."
Brian Leclerc, who has been on a tear of
late, left after the seventh inning with a ham-
string injury and will be reevaluated for this
SFE BASE, PAGE 19


Opponents out for revenge will spell struggles for champs in Atlanta


The Gators probably had the
easiest path to the Final Four
of any of the national semi-
finalists.
Now they'll have the toughest
path to cutting down the nets in
Atlanta.
UF coach Billy Donovan con-
stantly talks about the Gators'
emotional approach to the game.
Donovn said emotions will be


the single most important factor
in UF's title run.
"It's that mental challenge,"
Donovan said. "It's hard to get
to that magical level every single
game."
With that in mind, could the
Final Four matchups possibly be
any worse for UF?
Saturday, the Gators face
UCLA, the team they defeated


last season
for the na-
tional title.
Think
the Bruins
Bryan Jones d o n t
Bryan Out Loud have the
bjones@alligator.org emotional
advantage
there?
UCLA would sacrifice Bill


Walton to the basketball gods to
get revenge on the Gators.
Should UF survive the
Bruins, then pick your poison:
a Georgetown team that the
Gators defeated in a Sweet 16
thriller last year or an Ohio State
team that UF embarrassed in late
December.
They both have plenty to
prove against the Gators, and by


the way, they also both believe
they are teams of destiny after
some close calls in the tourna-
ment.
Georgetown needed the ref-
erees to ignore a blatant travel
against Vanderbilt, and then took
advantage of a massive North
Carolina meltdown to advance
to Atlanta.
SEE OUT LOUD. PAGE 19


SUF volleyball junior Marcie Hampton is
one of five collegiate players selected to
participate with the U.S. National Team
this sLthmer. She is one of seven UF play-
ers with 1,000 career digs and kills.


S1998: The UF women's tennis
team sweeps South Carolina 6-0. The
Gators finished the season 27-0 and
won its third championship. It was the
third time UF went undefeated.


SUF track and field's freshman Jere-
my Hall won Southeastern Conference
runner of the week on Tuesday. He
won the 100- and 200-meter sprints
at the Jim Click Shoot-Out Saturday.


SFormer UF swimmer Ryan Lochte
grabbed a silver medal in the 100-
meter backstroke at the World
Championships on Tuesday. It was
his highest career finish at the meet.


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