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VOLUME 100 ISSUE 132


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


Gators fans chip in to fallen officer's fund


* STUDENTS COLLECTED
-THE DONATIONS.

By ERIN EHRLICH
Alligator Writer

Amid mumbles of "I can't
believe that happened" and
"that really sucks," UF stu-
dents and fans emptied their
w.allets and donated about
$12,000 Friday evening to the
family of a police officer who
died last week.
Before the UF basketball
championship pep rally, UF
students collected donations
for the late Lt. Corey Dahlem's
children's college fund.
Dahlem died Wednesday
after he was struck by a
drunken driver on West
University Avenue early
Tuesday, following the post-
game revelry.
Donation tables for the
Corey Dahlem for Brandon
and Katherine College
Education Fund were set up in
front of the O'Connell Center
before the pep rally. Students
and Student Government
leaders held out buckets as


they walked up and down the
lines that stretched for blocks.
Student Body Treasurer
Ryan Moseley was there col-
lecting money, and he said
the fundraiser provides some
relief to Dahlem's family.
"It was absolutely amaz-
ing," Moseley said. "It really
showed how generous every-
one can be with a tragedy like
this."
SG Cabinet Chairman
Frantz Duchatellier said about
every third person in line put
money into his bucket.
"A lot of people told me
if I had a credit card ma-
chine, they would donate,"
Duchatellier said.
After his first 10 minutes of
collecting, he said he already
had more than $200.
Julie Goeckel, a psychol-
ogy senior whose husband is
an officer with the Gainesville
Police Department, said, "I've
put in three 20s since I've been
here."
Adam Gismondi, a higher
education administration
graduate student, was collect-
SEE DONATIONS, PAGE 12


Luanne Dietz / Alligator Staff
UF Student Body Treasurer Ryan Mosely helps collect money in support of a fund for Lt. Corey Dahlem's children
outside the O'Connell Center on Friday night.


Restaurant robbed twice


Site helps grads with debt

They can register for loan relief


By JESSICA PONN
Alligator Writer

Police have yet to apprehend any sus-
pects after employees at a local restaurant
were robbed at gunpoint twice within five
days, according to a press release from the
Alachua County Sheriff's Office.
The armed robberies took place at
California Chicken Grill, 2124 SW 34th
St., on Monday and Friday during early-
morning hours, according to the release.
Situated in the 34th Street Plaza shop-
ping center near Kash 'n' Karry and
Gumby's Pizza, the restaurant is open
until 3 a.m.
Sarah Jesperson was working at the
cash register Monday at 1:38 a.m., when


* The Gators said
their goodbyes
Friday at a packed
O'Connell Center
during the national
championship
celebration. In addi-
tion to the '04s, an
assistant coach wil.
be leaving UF. See
story, pg. 32.


a person described as a 5-foot-6-inch
man walked into the store holding a gun
and demanding money, according to the
release.
John MacAllister, a 23-year-old man-
ager who was working that night, said he
was in the back of the store
Local when the robbery took place.
News He said Jesperson walked
up to him calmly and told
him what had happened but
she did not seem scared.
"She's kind of brave like that," he said.
MacAllister said Jesperson has -since
moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. He does
not believe she had anything to do with
the robbery.
SEE ROBBED, PAGE 12


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Alligator Contributing Writer

College graduates may be ready to
buy a house or go on vacation, but a
daunting debt may force them to put
those plans on hold.
Interest on college loans starts ac-
cumulating shortly after graduation,
which can make things difficult for stu-
dents going into entry-level positions.
But a new online service seeks to make
students' debt more manageable.
Jamie Hemandez and her husband,
Marcus, created Education Registry,
an online service that allows parents,
engaged couples and recent college
graduates to ask for monetary gifts
toward their educations.
When the two began registering for
their wedding, all they really wanted


a The popular computer
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and an escape. But it is
often addictive, consum-
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hours each day.
For story, see pg. 9.


was relief from $50,000 of dream-
crushing debt due to student loans,
said Jamie Hernandez, chief executive
officer and co-founder of the company.
"If we were able to pay off the
student loans, we could get a
house and use it."
Jamie Hernandez
entrepreneur

"We registered for fine china be-
cause everyone told us we had to," she
said. "If we were able to pay off the
student loans, we could get a house
and use it."
The Hernandezes' wedding was in
June, but the Web site wasn't up and
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trash bin

By DOMINICK TAO
Alligator Staff Writer
dtao@alligator.org

Early Friday morning, some-
thing inside a Dumpster in the
student ghetto exploded.
While nobody was injured by
the blast, the spectacle was loud
and fiery enough to startle sev-
eral residents of a neighborhood
accustomed to loud bangs and
early-morning screams.
Morgan Beasley, whose
ground-floor apartment is about
10 feet from where the explosion
happened, said she was watching
TV when the walls of her living
room flashed red.
"I heard a noise then I saw
flames go across my window,"
she said. "I was scared."
"I heard a noise then I
saw flames go across my
window. I was scared."
Morgan Beasley
Gainesville resident

The explosion, which hap-
pened in -the parking lot of
*a College Park Apartments
building at the intersection of
Northwest Third Avenue and
Northwest 15th Street, had
enough force to blanket the en-
tire lot with chunks of flaming
garbage.
Thrown-away Steak 'n' Shake
bags were left smoldering next
to an improperly parked motor-
cycle.
A singed tampon box was shot
about 20 feet.
By the time two residents
charged in with fire extinguish-
ers, a Zephyrhills water bottle
had already melted into the
pavement.
The streams of chemical flame
retardant from the residents'
extinguishers were enough to
douse the burning trash on the
ground.
But the smoke from inside the
nearly full, green, steel Dumpster
only grew more intense over
time. Smoke began billowing into
the night sky.
A fire engine arrived within
five minutes of the call. Ten min-
utes and hundreds of gallons of
water later, the firefighters had
turned the parking lot into a
puddle, extinguishing most of
the smoke.
Members of the emergency
crew said they suspected a dis-
carded cigarette butt caused the
fire, which they guessed ignited
an aerosol can in one of the trash
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4, ALLIGATOR N MONDAY, APRIL 9,2007


As crunch time nears, students' stress skyrockets


* FINALS ARE THE BUSIEST TIME FOR
UF'S MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES.

By LAKEN DAVIS
Alligator Contributing Writer

As another term winds down, UF officials
are seeing a rise in the number of students seek-
ing relief from end-of-the-year stress.
At the beginning of the semester, Dr. Beth-
Anne Blue saw roughly 10 students each week
at Student Mental Health Services. Now she
sees about twice that many.
One of the main problems students report at
this time of the semester is feeling overwhelmed
with final exams and papers, she said.
"Sometimes, I think college is really just a
four-year exercise in time and stress manage-
ment," Blue said.
Students who are not managing their time
and stress well tend to not have any free time
built into their lives, she said. This only increases
the amount of pressure they feel:
The immune system will often crash after


a period of stress, Blue added. This makes stu-
dents vulnerable to illness during a break or
between semesters. Sometimes poor stress man-
agement can lead a student to withdraw from a
class or even drop out of school.
Dr. Natalie Indelicato of the UF Counseling
Center has also seen a rise in the number of stu-
dents seeking mental help.
"The increase starts just after Spring Break,"
she said.
Public During this time, the center
Health increases the number of appoint-
ments it allots for each week. The
main problem she sees is stress related to finals,
graduation or plans for the future, she said.
Blue advises students dealing with stress to
.participate in activities outside school, and to
have artistic outlets and a good support system.
Environmental science junior Carrie 'Ulm
deals with stress by making time for herself, she
said. To cear her mind, she meets with friends,
takes a walk, watches television and reads.
"I also tend to rely on my family a lot," she
said. "I call my mom all the time when I'm
stressed out."


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Gainesville hosts inaugural crossword competition


By DEVIN CULCLASURE
Alligator Contributing Writer

UF senior Cara Bowen-Goldberg rested her chin on the
palm of her hand, racking her brain for a three-letter word that
fit the cue "put a lid on it." But the answer would not come.
"That was a tough one," she said after examining the an-
swer key and learning that the correct word was "pot."
"1 was looking at it wrong."
Bowen-Goldberg and 40 others competed Saturday in the
inaugural North Florida Crossword Puzzle Tournament at
Gainesville's Savannah Grande reception hall. Donations and
entrance fees raised about $2,000' for the annual Generation
Connection summer camp at the Woodland Park Boys & Girls


"It's comforting to know that there are other
people in Gainesville who love crossword
puzzles."

Cara Bowen-Goldberg
UFsenior

Club, said Joel Daunic, a tournament organizer and a founder
of the camp.
Gainesville resident Gail Axtell, 65, won the individual con-
test. Wes Corbett; his wife, Nancy; and their friend Pat Srygley
took first place in the team competition.


The puzzlers were scored on how quickly and accurately
they completed their puzzles, and a hush swept the room each
time a new 30-minute round started. The competitors faced
increasingly difficult puzzles from The New York Times as the
tournament advanced.
"That last one was terrible," Axtell said.
Daunic said he was pleased with the turnout on Easter
weekend. Only two UF students participated this year, but he
said next year he would create more age groups so that puz-
zlers could compete without feeling intimidated.
Bowen-Goldberg said the tournament was fun even though
she didn't win.
"It's comforting to know that there are other people in
Gainesville who love crossword puzzles," she said.


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Carpool program expands


A memorial for Gainesville Police Department Lt. Corey Dahlem sits
on the corner of West University Avenue and Fletcher Drive, where
he was hit by a truck after the men's basketball national champion-
ship game. GPD patches and blue and black ribbons were attached
to light poles at the corner, as well.


Users must pay


$60 each year
By ARIELLA GUTMAN
Alligator Contributing Writer

If you haven't noticed, it's hard to park at UE
But the faculty carpool program is changing
to weed out cheaters and to ensure that more
people are able to participate.
Beginning this year, only two UF faculty or
staff members are needed to form a carpool. The
program previously required three.
Though the program was free for more than
10 years, UF has now started charging carpoolers
$60 per year, said Scott Fox, the director of UF's
Transportation and Parking Services.
Though an application was used as a "crap
detector" in order to examine those applying
for the decals, some tried to beat the system by
pretending to be part of someone else's carpool
so the others could get the decal, Fox said.
The department hopes the $60 fee will weed
out abuse, he said.
"If you have to pay $60 to register, you won't
just come in claiming you are in someone's car-
pool when you really aren't," he said.
The change to the carpool system was pro-
posed last summer as a part of UF President
Bernie Machen's initiative to make UF's campus
more environmentally friendly.
As part of the overall environmental push
under UF's Office of Sustainability, the carpool
program is promoted as a way to reduce carbon
dioxide emissions, Fox said.
UF has also brought Flexcar, a car-sharing
program, to campus. Flexcar allows faculty, staff
and students to pick up a car parked on campus
and pay an hourly or daily fee to use it.
According to UF Transportation and Parking
Advisory Committee figures, 54 carpools have
been formed under the new program since
January. About 45 percent of the carpools are
made up of couples who are both employees of
UF or Shands at UE.
The department and the committee are look-
ing into reforming the 10 small carpool areas into
fewer zones with more parking spaces, Fox said.


James Albury, a computer support analyst for
the UF Computing Help Desk, said at times he
has trouble parking on campus. He said he has
had to park as far away from the Hub as Lake
Alice.
Albury, who lives in Orange Park, said he
lives too far away to carpool.
He used to have to get to work at 7:30 a.m. to
make sure he had a spot at Library West, he said.
When the library closed for renovation, parking
became limited for him and his colleagues.
He also said that he only knows a few people
in the carpool program and that at times, it can
be restrictive.
"At the beginning of the day or after your day
at work, it is hard to schedule things around be-
ing responsible for getting someone else home,"
he said. "Sometimes people need to pick up their
kids or have appointments to get to."
"The major advantage is that you can
leave campus during the day and
come back."
Michael Katovich
chairman of the Transportation and Parking
Advisory Committee

For people like Albury who aren't sure if
other UF faculty and staff live near them, UF has
contracted the help of an online database called
GreenRide, where employees can find each other
based on location and other preferences, Fox
said.
Users can list as much information as they
want, including what gender they are, whether
they smoke or whether they have a vehicle. .
UF's GreenRide database has more than 170
users registered to date, said Michael Katovich,
the chairman of the Transportation and Parking
Advisory Committee.
With the new program, spaces will be plenti-
ful, Katovich said, because the spots for carpool
parking are in areas where spaces can be added
or taken away when needed.
"We did not think the old program was as ro-
bust as we wanted it to be," said Katovich, who
said that carpoolers are virtually guaranteed a
spot at any time of the day.
"The major advantage is that you can leave
campus during the day and come back," he said.


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Editorial


Too few courses

CLAS deficit hurts all

students
ou spent hours working out the perfect schedule one
that would begin no earlier than 10:40 a.m. and end no
later than 2:45 p.m. each day. You searched for the perfect
elective course so you could keep your Bright Futures scholar-
ship and actually learn something interesting at the same time.
You waited impatiently for your registration time to approach.
You log in to ISIS. You type in the section number.
Crap. Departmentally controlled.
There goes your ideal schedule, all because of the College
of Liberal Arts and Sciences' $4 million deficit. Due to this, the
college has to limit seats in some of its classes, making them
available only to students majoring in those departments. It has
operated on the same budget since 2000 but now has almost
3,000 more students majoring in its departments.
CLAS should be the most well-funded undergraduate col-
lege on campus. Its the largest college on campus, and almost
36 percent of all undergraduates' majors are in one of CLAS's
departments. And just about everyone must take a course
through the college, thanks to general education requirements.
Students with majors in other colleges often use CLAS for
their secondary majors or minors. But this semester and for
the foreseeable future many will be out of luck and stuck with
the leftovers.
These kinds of problems make UF seem more like a trade
school than a high-quality university. Instead of being able to
choose from a wide variety of elective courses, many students
are stuck with the ones the majors didn't fill most likely
lower-level courses.
This is just more evidence in UF's case for the "Academic
Enhancement Program." If CLAS had the 200 additional faculty
members it's vying for, it c6uld offer more courses for majors,
non-majors and even those students looking to take elective
courses for the sake of learning.


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W hat's cheap, con-
venient and has
amazing ben-
efits?
Give up? It's UF's car-
pool program for faculty
and staff.
Yes, for just $60 a semes-
ter each, you and a cowork-
er can carpool to campus.
And some of the best park-
ing spaces are reserved just
for you. We're talking spots
near Shands at UF, Criser
Hall and the Reitz Union.
And UF is making it easier
than ever to qualify.
In the past, at least three
people were needed for a
carpool. But starting May
1, it will only take two to
be eligible.
The change came about
because too few people
were utilizing the program.


But hopefully with the new
regulations, more people
will carpool to campus.
Carpooling is often seen
as a huge pain in the ass
- schedule coordination
and those awkward pre-
coffee conversations come
to mind. But on the other
hand, carpooling reduces
harm to the environment,
traffic congestion, and wear
and tear on vehicles.
And the decal is a quar-
ter of the cost of an orange
decal. Factor in the savings
on the costs of gas, and
that's quite a bit of extra
dough in your pockets.
We hope to see an in-
crease in the number of car-
pool program participants,
because a little extra hassle
is definitely worth the long-
term benefits.


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Bottled water often tap water in disguise


t's at supermarkets and fast food chains. It's at Disney
World and all over campus. It's probably in your fridge
right now.
No, not America's contagious spirit of political har-
mony it's bottled water.
"Wow," you're probably thinking. "I went out of my
way to grab an Alligator so I could read about water."
But wait there's more. That bottled water you crave
may not be what you think it is. There's a good chance the
closest it's come to a mountain or a forest is the pristine
image on the label.
That's right: A whole lot of bottled water is just glori-
fied tap water. And a lot of that isn't even glorified it's
just straight out of the tap.
According to the Natural Resources Defense Council,
about 25 percent of bottled water is tap water, which may
be filtered or just bottled right out of the municipal pipes.
But surely, none of the big brands would do such a thing,
right?
Of course not. Just Dasani and Aquafina Coke and
Pepsi's contributions, respectively, to the bottled-water
craze. They're just filtered tap water with a couple of
added minerals. Dasani, for example, has salt listed as one
of the ingredients just what I look for when my thirst
needs quenching.
And although Dasani is one of the most popular
bottled-water brands in America, it failed to break into
the British market. Brits found out it was just filtered
tap water and became indignant. Soon after, bromate
- a carcinogen was discovered in bottles produced in
Britain. The water was recalled, and plans to crack open
the European market were scrapped. To this day, Dasani
isn't'sold there.
If tap water is significantly altered before it is bottled,
the label doesn't have to say where it came from. But if it


isn't, it's on the label. If the label
says "from a municipal source"
or "from a community water sup-
ply," it's nothing more than tap
water. Take a look next time you're
buying a bottle.
Patrick Barrett So what does this boil down to?
letters@alligator.org Odds are, even if you're a bottled-
water purist, you've consumed
large amounts of tap water, and
- big surprise you're fine. That should be obvious.
One of the perks of living in America is that you can
drink the water here. After all, bottled water that is regu-
lated by the government is held, at the very most, to the
same standard as tap water. And it's only regulated if it
crosses state lines after it's bottled.
Plus, cities must analyze their water and publish re-
ports each year stating exactly what's in it. Bottled-water
companies don't have to.
Some people still feel that the taste of bottled water is
superior. Maybe it is. But consider a blind taste test done
by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission: Three
hundred participants were offered samples of Aquafina,
Crystal Geyser and San Francisco tap water and asked
which tasted the best. Half picked the tap water, a quarter
picked bottled water and the rest couldn't tell the differ-
ence.
If you want to keep drinking bottled water, go for it.
But when tap water costs about half a cent per gallon, and
bottled water can be 2,000 times more make sure you
know what you're buying. If you can figure out how much
of your water preference is in your head, you can keep a
whole lot more in your wallet.
Patrick Barrett is a junior majoring in Russian. His column
appears on Mondays.


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


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Letters to the Editor
Drunken driving never an accident
I am writing this in response to Kevin
Friday's letter that appeared in Thursday's
Alligator. Drunken driving is not a mis-
take nor an accident.
There is no excuse at all to even con-
sider drunken driving. I am puzzled and
ashamed that such an irresponsible atti-
tude comes from a graduate student here
at UF.
The typically over-enforcing Gainesville
Police Department let down its guard
for one night to allow us to celebrate in
grand fashion, and now one of the officers'
friends is dead. Good luck with GPD being
lenient next time we have something big to
celebrate.
I fully expect riot gear and tear gas
- all because one person could not con-
trol his alcohol intake, to the point of being
almost three times over the legal limit and
then attempting to drive.
Drunken driving is immature, immoral
and illegal. Yet it continues to happen on a
regular basis.
Why should we forgive someone who
lacks any of these values and takes an-
other's life as a result of his'actions? Most
of us know of at least one person who
has been killed by a drunken driver. It is
something that no one should ever have to
go through.
All of us should take our responsibil-
ity as drivers as seriously as the Gators
basketball team took winning the past two
national championship.


Do you think Joakim Noah does a keg
stand before every game? Does Al Horford
start off each practice with a power hour?
Basketball, along with other sports, is
a difficult and dangerous activity. So is
driving a car. In 2005 there were 16,885
alcohol-related traffic deaths in the United
States, representing 39 percent of all traffic
deaths.
I hope the law enforcement agencies
of this community can tackle the drunken
driving problem in our community with
newfound enthusiasm and energy after
their loss last week. They lost a good
friend, but hopefully something good can
come out of all of this.
To the-Gator Nation, please be respon-
sible adults. If your friends are not being
responsible, offer to drive them home or
find them another safe way home.
Wesley Hetrick
UF employee



Unfair to deny photos, permit Playboy
I found last week's article "Explicit
photos removed from the Pride Month
exhibit" incredibly offensive. The hypoc-
risy of saying in one article that two men
kissing is offensive while the article next
to it said men might get to see the girls in
their classes nude in Playboy magazine is
appalling.
I do not see how a project, whose
purpose was to show individual sexual


identities that did not break any decency
laws could be censored because it might
offend some people. The photos do not
show nudity, and they are presented in a
creative way.
But Playboy is allowed to advertise for
women to appear naked in the magazine.
This contrast portrays the double stan-
dards in our society.
How is it offensive to show two men in
love kissing, while it is inoffensive to pay
women for posing nude in pictures that
are distributed nationwide?
As a gay man, I see the majority telling
me how I should live my life and telling
me what I can and cannot do because it
might offend some. When did this country
decide that the majority is always right
and forget to protect and respect the mi-
norities?
Michael Krug
3BA

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UF leads fight for a smoke-free campus
Let's face it.
Even smokers admit that smoking is
a nasty habit and that it is bad for your
health.
With many serious conditions, such as
coronary disease, cancer and respiratory
problems not to mention bad breath
and discolored teeth resulting from
smoking, it is a no-brainer why UF de-
cided to implement new strategies in its


MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 7



fight against smoking.
I feel comfortable knowing I will not be
bothered by secondhand smoke when I'm
inside any classroom building or dormi-
tory on campus.
And no smoking is allowed within 50
feet, or approximately three car lengths, of
a building. Thank you, UF, for looking out
for my health.
I am also glad that I don't have to worry
about coughing due to smoke inhalation
when I'm watching a football game in the
Swamp.
I'll have my clean, smoke-free air, thank
you very much!
I remember in 2005, when hookahs
were supposedly the new "cool" way to
smoke and students on campus would set
theirs up on benches in the courtyards of
the residence halls. In came the UF admin-
istration to save the day.
In 2006, hookahs were. banned from
within all housing property, even the
courtyards, with students facing judicial
action for their wrongdoing.
The reason: Hookahs are considered
drug paraphernalia.
I would like to openly congratulate UF
for its efforts in making our air cleaner on
campus.
Send more troops, lay down more laws,
do whatever it takes to win this war on
smoking. I will vote "yes" for a smoke-free
campus any day.
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MULTICULTURAL

Festival celebrates spring


By ALLYSON AYERS
Alligator Contributing Writer

A small, green sheet of paper was creased
and folded into a delicate turtle, right down
to the curves of its feet and its patterned.
shell.
UF freshman Enrique Chan spent 25 min-
utes explaining the complex folds to a small
crowd gathered around a table.
The origami table was one of the activities
at the UF Japanese Club's Spring Festival.
The three-hour event, which took place
Saturday afternoon on the North Lawn, was
the first of its kind at UF.
"Most people know about Japanese cul-
ture through anime, and they get a very
one-dimensional look at what it actually is,"
said junior Amanda Siefman, who studies
Japanese.
The festival included a Japanese tea cer-
emony, a welcome speech from the Deputy


Consul Watanabe of the Consulate General
of Japan in Miami; and a demonstration of
aikido a modem Japanese martial art.
The Japanese Club's roughly 40 active
members started planning the $1,800 event
in January.
"There's more to Japan than just
comics and cartoons."
Cliff Cramer
UF Japanese Club president

Cliff Cramer, a fifth-year student and the
club's president, said he estimated several
hundred people stopped by throughout the
day a number he was proud of because ad-
vertising for the event had started less than a
week before.
"There's more to Japan than just comics
and cartoons," Cramer said. "I hope people
learned that today."


The taste of Brazil


By JASON SILVER
Alligator Contributing Writer

While savoring the pork and rice in
his favorite Brazilian dish feijoada
- on Wednesday, UF junior Renato
Barbosa da Silva said the food remind-
ed him of home.
The dinner he was eating was
just one of the Brazilian Student
Association's seven events last week
geared to spread Brazilian culture and
increase group membership.
While serving food to more than
150 people at the Institute of Hispanic-
Latino Cultures, group Treasurer Julia
Carvalho said the event was such a hit,
they ran out of rice in an hour.
"Food night is always so popular,"


she said.
Caitlin Holmes, a sophomore who
took part in Friday's samba work-
shop at the Brazilian Cultural Arts
Exchange, said the dance is special to
Brazilian culture.
"Brazilian culture is
On very passionate, and the
Campus dance embodies that,"
she said.
Strong planning and
turnouts made Brazil Week a success,
members said.
"It was the best Brazil Week yet,"
said-group President Larissa Galante.
"We are happy so many people got to
experience Brazilian culture, and we're
looking forward to planning programs
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World of Warcraft kills time, offers gamers an escape


Some admit they've been addicted


By JESSIE COLEMAN
Alligator Writer
jcoleman@alligator.org

Michael Bobek's hands hovered over his
laptop's keyboard, his fingers poised ten-
tatively above the strip of number buttons
across the top.
"Now?" he asked, speaking into the head-
set that hung around his neck.
"Now," a voice confirmed through the
computer.
In a deluge of clicking, Bobek moved in
for the kill. His fingers danced across the keys
with the certainty of hours of practice.
Bobek, a UF sophomore, didn't need to
look at his hands. Instead, his eyes focused
intently on the screen, where his player, a brut-
ish blue-green troll with armor and a sword,
repeatedly sliced into an enchanted horse.
The battle had started, and it would be
another three or four hours before Bobek
could leave the virtual World of Warcraft, a
multiuser, role-playing computer game.
"Hopefully that's all it will take, because I
still have homework to do," Bobek said.
He is one of many UF students who be-
long to World of-Warcraft, which reached 8.5
million players worldwide in March. As the
game's following grows, so does the time
commitment of some players.
Joe DiPietro, an educational technology
graduate student, said more World of Warcraft
players are devoting large quantities of time to
the game. DiPietro researches various aspects
of gaming, including the fine line between
playing as a healthy hobby versus a danger-
ous addiction.
DiPietro said a small percentage of World
of Warcraft players are actually addicted. But
as the popularity grows, symptoms of exces-
sive play -. the sacrifice of relationships,
school, work and other responsibilities will
get worse, he said.
"As online gaming is even more common,
the problems are becoming more common,"
he said.
From his own experience as a player for
about 12 years and from his research, DiPietro
understands the tendency, to become en-
trapped by a game in which success hinges on
time-commitment rather than skill.
In this virtual world, which was created by
Blizzard Entertainment in 1994, players com-
pete against both the game and other users.
Players pick up the game for various rea-
sons some seek entertainment, some seek a


reprieve from reality, and others seek an online
community of friends.
Bobek plays the game almost every night
for at least two hours, and he often plays dur-
ing a three-hour break between his classes.
"To get anything really done, I have to be
able to dedicate a good two to three hours at a
time," he said.
His total playing time over the past year
is about 84 days, eight hours, five minutes
- and counting. Bobek's roommates calcu-
lated that he spent about 20 percent of his year
playing the game. Subtracting eight hours of
sleep a night, Bobek spent about 35 percent of
his waking hours playing the game.

"It's more like a community thing.
Since all of my friends play it,
there's more of a draw to it."
Leah Jackson
UF sophomore


"I remember thinking it was a lot worse,"
Bobek said.
For the other 65 percent of his time, Bobek
is busy. He attends classes, plays on an intra-
mural soccer team, lounges with friends and,
as of recently, has a girlfriend. So far, Bobek
said he manages dating without sacrificing
gaming time.
Occasionally Bobek devotes some of his
extra time to studying. School comes easily for
Bobek, although his grades suffered under a
hard course load last semester (coincidentally
the first semester he devoted significant time
to World of Warcraft). Though he is aware of
the hours he spends on the game, he doesn't
consider his dedication unhealthy.
"It's just what I do for fun," he said. "I
played video games the whole time I was in
high school, and I was valedictorian. I mean,
I'm ..."
Bobek's focus suddenly shifted to the game,
his fingers punching madly at the keyboard. A
few minutes later, after another successful kill,
Bobek came back from his trance.
"Sorry," he said.
Although Bobek says he plays for pleasure,
Eric Storch, an assistant professor of psychia-
try and pediatrics, said other people turn to
World of Warcraft for an escape.
"Sometimes it's a manner of dealing," he
said.
Jon Freda, an SFCC sophomore who will
take classes at UF in the fall, began playing


World of Warcraft in high school with a group
of friends. When they left for college and Freda
stayed home in Fort Myers, he spent hours in
his room playing the game.
In his World of Warcraft prime during
summer 2005, Freda woke up at about 11 a.m.
and played until 3 a.m. or 4 a.m., taking breaks
to go to the gym and eat meals.
"If you don't have anything to do, you
have to fill the void some way," he said. "You
can't just sit around and watch TV."
Although boredom and loneliness origi-
nally motivated him to play, Freda became
trapped in his habit, which he likened to a
crack addiction.
"I was too far into it to stop," Freda said.
"You form guilds, and they become friends. If
you stop playing, you're kind of like backstab-
bing them."
When Freda moved to Gainesville last
year, real-world friends trumped his need to
please his online companions. He recently
started skateboarding and spends more time
outdoors. Occasionally he logs back into the
game, but he plays one or two hours at most.
"Now I actually have people to hang out
with," he said. "I love my roommates. We
hang out all the time."
Like Freda, many World of Warcraft users
make friends through the game, another factor
that causes players to give up their time.


Leah Jackson, a sophomore and a regular
player, met most of her friends online. She
talks with them over the phone or through
Ventrilo, a program that allows people to con-
verse through the computer.
"It's more like a community thing,"
Jackson said. "Since all of my friends play it,
there's more of a draw to it."
Jackson plays about five hours most week-
days and as much as 12 hours per day on the
weekends. She said her mother understands,
but her father worries she is not experiencing
college.
"I feel like I'm not sometimes, but at the
same time, I don't really care," she said.
She said it's hard to meet other gamers at
UF because most are on their computers. Even
when she does find fellow gamers, persuading
them to leave their rooms can be a challenge.
"They are all nerdy, too," she said. "So if
you want to go out, you have to tear them
away."
But Jackson does meet a group of friends
for dinner every Monday. Most of them are
, gamers, but they take a break from their vir-
tual gallivanting to connect over dinner and
drinks at the Pita Pit and Bubble Tea 88 on
West University Avenue.
"That's our time to make time for each
other," she said. "Even though we would
probably rather be playing video games."


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NUTRITION

Drink to your health


By ASHLEY FURROW
Alligator Contributing Writer

Put down that can of soda and open a
bottle of water instead.
A recent study by UniLever Health
Institute in the Netherlands and a nutri-
tion professor at the University of North
Carolina found that about 21 percent of
calories consumed by Americans come
from beverages mostly soft drinks and
fruit drinks with added sugars.
And what people drink can account
for their health just as much as what they
eat.
The problem is that people do not
compensate for the extra calories they
drink by eating less or exercising more,
said Bobbi Langkamp-Henken, a UF as-
sociate professor in the food science and
human nutrition department.
"The bottom line is that moderation
and variety is the key to a healthy life,"
she said.
The increase in the serving size of bev-
erages has led people to consume even
more calories, Langkamp-Henken said.
At a 7-Eleven, people can purchase a
44-ounce Super Big Gulp cup and fill if
with a soft drink. If a person drinks one
of those filled with regular Coke a day, it


will only take six days to gain one pound
if he or she eats regularly and does not
exercise, she said.
Sweetened drinks do little or noth-
ing to curb a person's appetite, and
caffeinated drinks can even increase it,
Langkamp-Henken added.
"The vending machines sell
soda, high-sugar fruit juices and
no milk."
Bobbi Langkamp-Henken
UF associate professor in the food sci-
ence and human nutrition department

Conversely, the healthiest beverages
are water, coffee or tea, and low-fat or
skim milk, according to the study.
Langkamp-Henken said milk is es-
sential to a healthy diet because it has nu-
trients such as protein, calcium, vitamin
-D and iron. She believes that students
drink unhealthy beverages because they
don't have many healthy options around
campus.
"The vending machines sell soda,
high-sugar fruit juices and no milk,"
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money for head coach Bill Donovan's


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Fans of all ages lined up to sign the
jersey. some leaving messages like "Go
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MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 11


Greeks dance,

sing for charity
By JASON SILVER
Alligator Contributing Writer
This week, UF's Greek community couldn't stop dancing
and singing: It played a big role in Dance Marathon and a
lip-synching competition.
Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority held its lip-synching competi-
tion, called "Deepher Dude," Thursday at Mojitos.
Lauren Kingsberg, the event's chairwoman, said about
$3,000 was raised for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She
said the event has a special meaning for them.
Greek "Deepher Dude means a lot to the ladies of
Spai Delta Phi Epsilon because one of our sisters suf-
fers from the disease," she said.
Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity won the overall competition,
which included money raising and attendance. Tau Kappa
Epsilon Fraternity won the lip-synch and dance portions.
The Greek community also had a big hand in the success
of Dance Marathon 2007. More than $100,000 was raised
for the Children's Miracle Network at Shands Children's
Hospital.
The first-ranked Greek pair for money raised was Kappa
Sigma Fraternity and Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. The second-
ranked pair was Kappa Delta Sorority and Delta Tau Delta
Fraternity.
Ryan Merkel, a Kappa Sigma Fraternity member, said
Dance Marathon offers a chance for everyone to participate.
"It's a huge part of our chapter's culture, and the broth-
ers know it goes toward a cause so close to home at Shands
hospital," he said.
The Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority hosted a Seder dinner for
Greek students on campus for Passover. Erinn Kellner, the
sorority's president, said the chapter was thrilled to have the
more than 120 people that attended the UF Hillel-sponsored
event.
Jason Silver is a UF junior and a member of Tau Epsilon
Phi Fraternity.


Charles Roop / Alligator
Dazzling display
UF Dazzlers help present the 2007- national champion men's basketball team Friday night at the O'Connell
Center. Fans could either enjoy festivities inside the O'Connell Center or in an overflow viewing area in
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Other stores in shopping center have been robbed


Fundraiser


collects $12K

DONATE, from page 1

ing money in a bucket with newspaper
clippings about the death of Dahlem
taped to it.
"It weighs so much," Gismondi said
about the bucket. "And the best part is,
it's full of 5s and 10s. Hopefully we'll
have a lot to give back."
After the pep rally, SG lobby coor-
dinator Jason Lutin, who organized

said he went to mid-
town and downtown
businesses to ask them
to donate money.
He said some of
the places that agreed
to give to the fund
LUtln.. include Tijuana Flats,
Gator City and Grog
House. Beef O' Brady's is giving all of
its profits from Friday to the fundraiser,
he said.
Lutin, who served with Dahlem on
an alcohol-awareness committee, said
he wanted to help make a difference for
his family.
"It's the right thing to do here,"
Lutin said. "Let's see what we can do
as students. Let's see if we can make a
difference."


ROBBED, from page 1


He estimated that the sus-
pect got away with between
$600 and $700.
He said that the register is
supposed to hold a maximum
of $200, but he didn't get a
chance to empty money into
the safe that night because he
had been very busy.
On Friday at 2 a.m., Djeri
Gabti, a 24-year-old inter-
national student at UF, was
working at the register when
a person he described as a 6-
foot-tall man flashed a semi-
automatic gun at him and
demanded that he throw the
register's money into a plas-
tic Wal-Mart bag, according
to a press release.


The suspect fled with
about $200, MacAllister said.
Gabti had been held up at
the restaurant while work-
ing last summer, MacAllister
said, so this time he "just kind
of took it casually."
No customers were inside
the store when the robberies
happened, MacAllister said.
The suspect in the second
robbery was caught on tape
by restaurant security cam-
erasbut that tape has not yet
been handed over to authori-
ties, MacAllister said.
Because the suspects have
been described as sharing
several physical characteris-
tics they are both young
males weighing about 150
pounds, carrying the same
weapon and wearing ban-
danas MacAllister said he


"The other managers
are just frustrated. We
just really want to get
this guy."
John MacAllister
California Chicken Grill
manager

believes they are the same
person. However, there is
a six-inch difference in the
witness descriptions of their
heights, according to the
press release.
MacAllister said he doesn't
know why California Chicken
Grill has been targeted lately,
but he added that other stores
in the shopping center had
also been robbed recently.
He said that in response


to the robberies, employees
will keep only $25 in the
restaurant register at a time
and will lock the restaurant's
back door.
MacAllister said the res-
taurant will soon be moving
to a corner location within
the same shopping center be-
cause it is nearer to Gumby's,
where foot traffic will hope-
fully deter criminals.
He said his coworkers are
upset about the crime but are
not afraid.
"The other managers are
just frustrated," he said. "We
just really want to get this
guy"
He said that after working
at California Chicken Grill
for three years, being robbed
"is kind of expected with the
territory."


Web site helps those struggling to pay off college loans


REGISTRY, from page 1


running until August, so they didn't get
to make use of their service. They created
the site so other students could.
Ron Anderson, associate director for
student financial affairs at UF, said the
average UF undergraduate accumulates
$14,830 in debt, according to 2004-05 sta-
tistics, the most recent ones available.
He said that figure is below the nation-
al average and UF is still considered to be


fairly moderate in its costs. However, it
generally takes about 10 years to pay
back student loans.
"Obviously, it's good to marry
someone who doesn't have any debt,"
Anderson said.
Education Registry is
Student geared toward wedding
Life and baby shower registries,
but Hernandez said because
of high demand, soon there will be a
"general option" for birthdays or gradu-
ations.
It's free to sign up on the Web site,


but a small percentage is taken out of
the amount going to the student. The fee
ranges from 2 to 6 percent, depending on
how much money is shelled out.
Hernandez and her husband are still
trying to break even, she said. As soon
as they can generate sufficient revenue
from advertising, they hope to eliminate
the fees. For Hemandez, the best gift for
any occasion would be to be free of debt,
and she thinks many college graduates
would agree.
"Some people can really benefit from
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MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 13


Gator grads have a lot to look back on

By ALEX TIEGEN
Alligator Staff Writer ...- ..
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As the class of 2007 walks through the
roads and halls of UF for the last time, they'll
leave behind four years of all-nighters, three
national championships and a lot of memories
of drinking.
During their four-year stay in Gainesville,
these graduating seniors followed a new
university president, Bernie Machen, as he
led them into the future from the seat of his
Harley-Davidson motorcycle.
They struggled against a $4 million defi-
cit in UF's largest college and celebrated the
reopening of Library West, which was home
away from home for many
They bid goodbye to one football coach
and cheered a new one as he led them on the
road to the national title.
For graduating criminology senior Robert
Judges, the win was an unexpected bonus.
"I never expected us to win a national
championship," Judges said.
The class of 2007 roared as the men's bas-
ketball team dominated the NCAA tourna-
ment and danced in the streets after winning
two national titles in one year.
When.it graduates, the class of 2007 will
leave with memories of four years of historic
changes at UF.
A New President
While freshmen were still adapting to their
new classes and to the food in the dining halls,
officials were preparing the university for a
regime change in 2003. The then-UF President
Charles Young planned to retire in December
of that year, and the university's highest
governing body was searching for his replace-
ment.
Manny Femandez, the chairman of the
Board of Trustees, said the stressful search
for a new president attracted about 100 can-
didates nationwide. Fernandez said he was
impressed by Bemie Machen's track record as
the president of the University of Utah and the
former provost of the University of Michigan.
And on Oct. 8, 2003, the Board of Trustees
unanimously appointed Machen university
president.
Fernandez said Machen has helped make
UF a better university.


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Library West was remodeled, opening in summer 2006. It took four years to be completed and resulted in a main library for UF
that has 110 general-use computers and 18 study room.


"Today, the university is able to offer a bet-
ter degree than it did four to six years ago,"
he said.
Femandez said Machen has also improved
the university's national and international
reputation and furthered attempts to develop
UF into a top-10 research institution.
But not everyone agrees with Machen's
decisions. Though Judges, the criminology
senior, said Machen has helped the university
evolve, he thinks the president is somewhat
out of touch with the student b6dy.
For example, he said many students dis-
agree with Machen's controversial "Academic
Enhancement Plan," which would add a
$1,000 fee to admission each
academic year.
The First Championship
Following a string of vic-
tories in the NCAA men's
basketball tournament, Judges
was confident that the Gators
under the leadership of
coach Billy Donovan could
bring home the national cham-
pionship on April 3, 2006.
During a party in his
apartment, Judges and his
Friends cheered and yelled as
they watched the televised
game. They all screamed as
the Gators won 73-57 over
UCLA.
"It was kind of surreal,"
Judges said. "Me and my
Friends screamed and hugged.
And then we popped a bottle
of champagne and ran down
to University Avenue."
One student climbed a traf-
fic light as the street erupted in
cheers.
After the game, UF bought
the RCA Dome floor and
installed it in the O'Connell
y/ Alligator Staff Center to celebrate its win.
d with Gato- Joakim Noah was named the
onship. tournament's outstanding


player. campus.


Gators in Glendale
A national championship was a victory the
Gators' football team and its fans hadn't tasted
in 10 years.
Under the leadership of former football
coach Ron Zook, the Gators faced a series of
losses that were dispiriting. But quarterback
Chris Leak and other players recruited in 2003
brought new blood to the team and gave new
hope to Gators fans.
After three years of intermittent wins, Zook
was fired in 2004. For some fans, his name al-
most became a dirty word.
In 2005, athletics director '.., .
Jeremy Foley hired Urban ""'
Meyer as the new head
coach. Some saw hope and ,
a new road to glory. '"..
When Meyer arrived,
Judges was dubious of
the new coach's offensive fl
tactics.
SMeyer forced his players B t lS e TIu
through physically and psy-
chologically grueling days
of mat training and punishment. For example,
if players missed practice because of minor
injuries, Meyer made them carry boulders up
and down stairs.
After two years, the training paid off. The
Gators headed to the championship game
against the Ohio State University Buckeyes
on Jan. 8.
Some predicted the underdog Gators
would lose to the Buckeyes. As the Buckeyes
scored early on, it looked like these predictions
would come true. But as the team dominated
the field, fans knew the Gators had a chance to
win. Multicolored confetti rained down on the
field as the Gators claimed the title.
"It was a dream come true," quarterback
Tim Tebow said.
When the Gators won the game 41-14,
crowds once again poured onto University
Avenue. They pulled down trees and danced
on them, and their screams and cheers could
be heard from the Springs Residence Hall on


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First Black Student Senate President
When she was elected the first black presi-
dent of the Student Senate on March 30, 2005,
it took a moment for Diane Kassim to realize
the full significance of the achievement.
"I couldn't believe that I was the first," said
Kassim, who graduated in 2006. "It's sort of a
shame to think that there still are firsts."
She said her election was due to her loyalty
to the student body and the effort of past black
leaders in Student Government.
Kassim, a former member of the now-de-
funct Access Party, said she
.,, ... ', was popular among stu-
dents because she avoided
'; t, using traditional channels
in advancing through SG.
'...: '-' She said she reached out
to underrepresented cul-
'. tural and political minority
K Ig* groups in SG and focused
on issues important to
(eeb ewaiWK students, such as electronic
voting.
Now a graduate student
at Northwestern University, Kassim still re-
ceives calls and e-mails from students looking
for advice, she said.
Wild West
The university's largest library closed its
doors to the public for more than two-and-
a-half years of renovations on Christmas Eve
2003.
Todd Reynolds, the former president and
former chief steward of Graduate Assistants
United, said the losing was ironic because UF
was losing an important research building at
the same time it was trying to become a top-10
research institution.
He said graduate students, who used the
building as a major resource, were at the time
particularly frustrated.
Though students and faculty could still
access books using the file retrieval system,
Reynolds said he missed the satisfaction of
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There's no place like Gainesville for these UF alums


By DREW HARWELL
Alligator Staff Writer
dharwell@alligator.org

UF alumnihave been known to start careers
everywhere from Australia to Zimbabwe.
Some, however, decide to try their post-
graduation chances in Gainesville.
These graduates university employees,
business professionals and even Gainesville's
mayor have chosen to plant their roots in
the town that trained them.
About 10,000 students in the past 10 years
stayed in Alachua County after graduation,
according to records from UF's Alumni
Association.
The reasons for staying differ, from local
job prospects, graduate school or simply not
wanting to leave.
Members of the Alumni Association's
Young Alumni Committee, who define their
age as "not that young, but not too old," repre-
sent all of these.
The committee, composed of UF graduates
from the past decade who never left the area,
have traded the parties and cheap kegs of their
undergraduate years for monthly socials and
shrimp cocktails.
The allure of Gainesville has yet to fade,
they say.
David Gardner, a UF alumnus and a lo-
cal manager for 21st Century Community
Learning Centers, said.his postcollege job hunt
could have sent him to Orlando or Tampa. He
said the decision to stay, however, was easy.
"Once I got to know Gainesville, I loved it,"
he said. "I absolutely never wanted to leave."
In fact, several committee members say
friends who moved away are jealous of the


Drew Harwell / Alligator
Members of the UF Alumni Association's Young Alumni Committee pose after a meet-
ing Thursday outside of Emerson Alumni Hall.


ones who stayed. Committee members said
many of their out-of-town friends have asked,
especially after championship games, "What
was Gainesville like?"
Alumni who left after graduation, com-
mittee members said, also think the graduates
who stayed are still living the college party
life.
"My friends are like, 'Were you at The
Swamp (Restaurant) last night?'" said Tracy


Brown Wright, a UF alumna and public rela-
tions director for the College of Nursing.
Another committee member chimed in,
"No, I had to work."
The switch from student to staff didn't
come easy, members said.-
"The first year was the hardest," said Mary
Holland, a territory sales manager for Phillip-
Morris Companies Inc. "You're like, 'Where's
my Spring Break? Where's my summer off?'"


Members said the switch brought about a
big shift in responsibility: They had to learn to
wake up earlier, dean up after themselves and
become more self-sufficient.
In some cases, they also had to make new
friends. It's not as easy as it sounds, they said,
in a city so divided by age.
"I thought, 'Where is the group not at the
PTA meetings, not at the retirement home,"
Wright said, "but also not out at the bars until
2 a.m.?'"
Richard Farmer, a business graduate stu-
dent, said the age dynamic sometimes worked
in his favor.
"Being around students," he said, "it
makes you feel younger."
Not everyone, however, planned to stay
here after graduation. For some, such as
Gainesville Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan, the
choice was an accident.
Born and raised in Gainesville, Hanrahan
had many ties to the university where her
three siblings attended and her father was a
professor.
Still, when she was younger, UF didn't
hold much allure for her.
"Most of my friends went away to school,"
she said. "In a way, it was not considered
glamorous to go to UF."
Hanrahan, who was accepted into other
universities, said she was enticed by UF's
awards for National Merit Scholars.
In 1989, when she finished her bachelor's
degrees in environmental engineering and
sociology, she was offered jobs in places like
Atlanta, Orlando and Tallahassee.
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Grads consolidate loans to pay off college debt


By BRITTANY DAVIS
Alligator Writer
bdavis@alligator.org

Cleaning cages and walking dogs
helped Erica Bachellor help to pay for her
education at UF, but she will still graduate
in May owing $23,000 in loans.
She joins thousands of college grads
who have to start paying off loans while
working in entry-level positions.
Bachellor's parents helped her finan-
cially while she was earning her associate
degree from Pasco-Hernando Community
College, which is just north of Tampa. But
when she came to UF in August 2003, she
left home and her parents' pocketbooks
- behind.
Bachellor, an animal sciences senior,
got a job working 25 hours per week at
an animal hospital, but cleaning cages and
taking care of hospitalized animals didn't
pay enough to offset her tuition.
Gradually, Bachellor increased the
hours she worked each week, peaking at
50. But that wasn't enough either. So she
borrowed money from the federal govern-


ment until she reached $23,000.
"That's obviously a lot of money. That's
twice as much as I paid for my car," she
said.
Combined with a full course load,
Bachellor said school has been a struggle.
"While I'm working my overnights, I
typically sleep two hours nu9h i
between going to work w
and going to school," she b
said. "It's very tough. I
have to be able to put a I I (
roof over my head and
put food on the table
first."
Graduating college UFg'lu
is dream for Bachellor,
which is why she was willing to borrow
money. But she acknowledges that taking
out loans involves risk. Six months after
her May graduation, Bachellor will have
to start chipping away at the hefty sum.
"My parents don't have a lot of money,
so I'm relying on my college education
and getting a good job to be able to pay off
that debt," she said.


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Bachellor's uncle, who worked at a
loan consolidation company, helped her
find a manageable payment plan about a
year ago.
"Mine starts with low payments, which
go up so as you make more money and get
more established in your job, you have to
get pay more," she said.
S She's not sure how
gi ne> a gte, long it will take her to
a t pay off the loans, but she
~I(W {U i doesn't worry.
H"I'll just pay them un-
MCJ* til they're paid," she said.
Starting off low and
i 0g aeiJ increasing payments over
time is a common plan,
said Tom Bates, the director of operations
at Debt Regret, a loan consolidation com-
pany.
A consolidation company pays off the
student's loans and then reissues a new
loan for the total of the others. Bates said
when students decide on a plan, they need
to consider whether they expect signifi-
cant salary increases after time on the job.


He also said they should research whether
it will cost them less to have interest on
several different loans, or through the loan
consolidation company.
Students need to check out the loan
consolidation firm's reputation and his-
tory to avoid paying more, he said.
But debt is common among college stu-
dents and many don't consolidate.
Rick Wilder, the associate director of
student financial affairs, said the average
2005-06 graduate owes $15,045 in student
loans.
Wilder said the best advice he can give
students is to borrow as little money as
possible and repay it quickly.
"Failure to pay your loans can affect
your credit, and you don't want to do
that," he said.
Graduating senior Derrick Feinman
hopes to heed that advice.
He owes about $11,000 in student loans,
and he's counting on his future job at the
Denali State Park in Alaska to pay the
loans off within two years.
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MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2007 N ALLIGATOR, 17


By JESSICA PONN
Alligator Writer


After four years in a suburban college town,
it may seem like you've done everything
there is to do here maybe even more than
once.
But just in case you're about to leave
Gainesville without checking out the area's
most popular attractions, be sure to look at
our top-ten list below.

GATORS FOOTBALL GAME: The sights and
sounds of a Florida football game are as
exciting as they are addictive. There's
nothing in the world like cheering at the
top of your lungs for a Gators stop on a
fourth-and-one play at the Swamp. By the
time the third quarter comes around, and
everyone embraces for "We are the Boys of
Old Florida," the 88,000 other fans seem
like family.

UNION STREET FARMERS' MARKET: The
market has offered an intimate, vibrant


setting and a chance to buy goods from lo-
cal farmers since 1996. Every Wednesday
afternoon, you can browse the organic
produce, baked goods and handmade pot-
tery while listening to live acoustic music.
Products include organic coffee, nuts, veg-
etables, fruits, soaps and jewelry.

HOMETOWN PIZZA JOINTS: When it comes
to pizza in Gainesville, there are some clas-
sics that every student must sample before
graduation. Leonardo's By The Slice and
Mellow Mushroom are near campus and
are great options for lunch in the middle
of a day full of classes. Satchel's Pizza is a
bit farther, and you might wait a bit for a
table. But once you bite into that first slice,
it will be well worth the wait.

HARE KRISHNA LUNCH: Even if vegetari-
anism isn't your thing, you may be sur-
prised to find yourself going back for a
free second serving of eggplant, rice and
coconut cake. Dishes vary daily, but are
always "karma-free." Pick up a $3 plate


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Ginnie Springs, an outdoor park in Gilchrist County, is a popular weekend destination
for UF students looking to get away. While there, students can swim, camp and tube
down the Santa Fe River.


Luanne Dletz Alligator Staff
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is the home to the 2006 national champion Gators football
team. The inside backdrop that reads, "This is the Swamp," makes for a great photo
opportunity.


on the Plaza of the Americas weekday
afternoons.

BASKETBALL GAME: Even before the intro-
duction of national champion athletes, the
O'Dome was an intoxicating atmosphere
for any Gators fan. Sports zealot or not,
you will leave the game humming "You
Can Call Me Al" and reliving slam-dunk
highlights.

AWAY GAME: It's fun to watch a Gators
game with fellow fans, but mixing it up
with rivals that's when the cheering
gets serious. Whether it's a long road
trip to Baton Rouge or a two-hour drive
to Tallahassee, and whether it's a regular
season game or a post-season champion-
ship match-up, the stakes are always high
in Gators sports and the deafening bel-
lows from the crowd are always key.

HIPPODROME THEATRE: Founded in 1973,
the Hippodrome Theatre has been of-
fering Gainesville residents exposure to
artsy shows and films for decades. For an
out-of-the-box entertainment experience,
check out a play on the upstairs main
stage, or a foreign flick in the intimate
screening room.


STUBBIE'S SHIRT PUB: For international
flavor and great service, head over to
Stubbie's Shirt Pub on University Avenue.
The pub features more than 150 types
of beer from countries such, as Brazil,
Canada, Israel, Thailand and Namibia
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tI'm pushing to get out of debt,
and at the same time, I'm saving
for an emergency," he said.
Feinman said the default on his
loans will he about $50 per month,
but he plans to pay $200.
"Even if the interest isn't that
b,. I'm still a slave to the loan,"
he said.
Feinman said his mom put
herself through college, and she
wanted her son to have the same
experience.
"It's always been a thing. When
the kids go to college, they find
their own way," he said.
Feinman said he got into trouble
when he began using credit cards
to pay his tuition, which turned
out to be a "slippery slope."
A few weeks ago, Feinman
paid his last credit card bill and
happily chucked the cards in the
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able to borrow less money if he
worked more, but he didn't want
his grades to suffer from working
too much.
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enough hours to pay my school
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he said. "I had a 1.9 GPA that se-


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Feinman said he's glad that he's
independent from his parents.
"I don't know if I'd want to be
on mom and dad's payroll so they
could tell me where I can go and
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Hanrahan and her boyfriend at the time, who had
also received out-of-town offers, were planning on
moving to Orlando to pursue engineering positions.
But when her boyfriend failed to respond in time,
losing the position to another, candidate, the couple
decided to stay in Gainesville.
"It was sort of a mistake," she said. "I feel terrible
admitting that."
The local job offer she accepted, cleaning up con-
taminated sites for an environmental engineering
firm, was kept until she pursued her master's degree
at UF in 1992.
After that.graduation, she was influenced to stay
because of connections she had formed with the
Alachua County Democratic Party and other organi-
zations.
With 40 years of experience living in the city, and
about three years of experience running it, Hanrahan
said she still loves the town.
"It has all of the opportunities of a larger city the
sports, the culture, medical care, higher ed but you
don't have to put up with the annoyance of living in a
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From a stroll through the SFCC Teaching
Zoo to the familiar taste of red sauce from a
place that's been stuffing burritos since the
1970s, students have plenty of options for
entertaining their families when they visit
during graduation.
Some look for a new restaurant to try for
the first time on Dad's buck, while others will
be sold on The Swamp Restaurant's perpetu-
al game-day atmosphere.
"It has to be local," said psychology senior
Megan Dowdell, 21, about finding an eatery
to show the folks. "Gainesville has good res-
taurants."
Before leaving Gainesville to teach English
in Japan for a year, Dowdell said she wanted
to eat at a local Asian restaurant that she had
not yet been to.
She said she also plans to use one of the
four complimentary rounds of golf that come
with her golf class to play with her father on
the course.
Public relations senior Christopher Hiatt,


22, said he plans to play racquetball with his
father at the Racquet Club.
On the other hand, perhaps to get away
from all the people, Hiatt said he enjoys
taking his parents to the natural wonders
of North Florida, such as nearby Devil's
Millhopper Geological State Park or Paynes
Prairie Preserve State Park.
And he said he will set out time for board
games and desserts at Maude's Classic Caf6,
his "favorite place in the world to be, or at
least in Gainesville."
Restaurants Hiatt said he would take his
parents included pizza staples: Leonardo's
By The Slice and Satchel's Pizza.
But he admitted the thing he loves best at
Satchel's is the salad.
"It's cool. It's in East Gainesville," Hiatt
said. "I like that it's a little escape."
Kyle Fromin, 22, a finance senior, said he
would like to eat barbecue with his mother
and take her to Lake Wauburg for the day if
he had the chance.
Dovi Snipelisky, 22, a food science and hu-
mannutritionsenior and member of Lambda
Chi Alpha Fraternity, said his parents like to
eat at The Swamp when they visit Gainesville.
But for graduation, he said he wants
to go somewhere with a more upscale


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picnic away from campus.


atmosphere, such as Bonefish Grill.
Snipelisky will also take advantage of the
photo opportunities in front of the fountain
at Criser Hall and at the statue of mascots


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Hall, he said.

A note from the writer:
Graduates, be sure to take your parents to
your favorite places, whether it's a courtyard
on campus or a local bar.
My father was more partial to folk danc-
ing at Tim & Terry's than barhopping in mid-
town but to each his own.
My suggestion is to head downtown and
walk around until you find something that
sparks everyone's interests.
The Top restaurant has a chic-yet-casual
feel to it, and there is a wide range of mod-
erately priced menu items available, in addi-
tion to a full bar.
There are also more upscale options in
the downtown area, but getting a reservation
close to graduation can be tough Dragonfly
Sushi & Sake Company has been taking res-
ervations since April 4.
The Ham Museum and the Florida
Museum of Natural History are great ways to
kill some time on campus.
]But for something a little different, I
would recommend taking in the peaceful
beauty of Kanapaha Botanical Gardens.
Gainesville offers history, art, music and
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physically browsing the stacks.
ieWhen the building reopened
Aug. 2, 2006, students and faculty
eagerly lined up outside the build-
ing for the chance to rush inside
the technologically enhanced and
revamped facility.
"It's like the opening of a Sears,
only there are no shoes," shouted
oipc woman as the guests rushed
through the building's revolving
door.
Domestic Partner Insurance
One of the most significant
achievements of the past four years
was the creation of a domestic part-
ner health insurance program for
faculty, which was implemented in
February 2006.
The program, which is available
for both gay and heterosexual part-
ners living together, was heralded
as the first program of its kind at a
Florida public university.
But after the euphoria died, fac-
_ulty started to notice the program's
flaws.
Since the Internal Revenue
Service requires the money the uni-
versity pays for an employee's plan


as "taxable income," or extra taxable
wages, some employees with the
plan were charged around $5,000 in
extra taxes.
"Initially, it felt like a big step in
the right direction," said Tamara
Cohen, UF's multicultural and
diversity affairs director. "Then ev-
eryone took a step back when they
noticed the issues."
The CLAS Deficit
In summer 2006, word of a $4
million deficit in the College .of
Liberal Arts and Sciences stirred up
controversy on campus.
"I wished it wasn't so public,
because that made it doubly hard to
manage," said Provost Janie Fouke,
who came to the university in 2005.
As UF officials probed into the
issue, they found departments had
been operating without specific
budgets. Misallocation of state and
research money was also evident.
To combat the deficit, college of-
ficials created the controversial five-
year plan in September 2006.
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personnel cuts in several college
departments, such as English and
religion.
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the previous championship.
And when the team faced the
Buckeyes in the championship
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Though many flew or drove to
Atlanta for the title game, 11,221
fans flocked to the O'Connell Center
on April- 2 to watch UF beat Ohio
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UF freshman Greg Burr waited
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"I've sweated more in the last
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4-25-72-2

ALL PAWS ABOARD
Spread out in a 1, 2 or 3 BR NOW!
Located by Butler Plaza Movie Theatrer
*We Can Help Find YOUR Perfect Home*
For More Details Call Now 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


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2 For Rent: Unfurnished 7 Computers 12 Autos 17 Typing Services 22 Tickets
3 Sublease 8 Electronics 13 Wanted 18 Personals 23 Rides
4 Roommates 9 Bicycles 14 Help Wanted 19 Connections 24 Pets
5 Real Estate 10 For Sale 15 Services 20 Event Notices 25 Lost & Found

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

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

BRAND NEW WASHER/DRYERS
In ALL 3BRs and select 2BRs
FREE tanning, Aerobic Center
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

We Love Pets
1,2,&3 BR Flats w/Screened Porches
FREE Alarm*FREE Tanjing*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

S MOVE IN TODAY!
Charming 1/1 and 2/1 apartment homes!
Next to UF, Shands, and Butler Plaza!
Water included! Pets welcome!
Rates as low as $5491
Call 352-376-1248
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

Fight the squirrels, not Traffic
Bike to class, pets welcome
HUGE 1, 2, & 3 BRs
Awesome pool w/BBQ
Aerobic Center 377-7401
4-25-72-2

LIVE THE LIFE
Allclusive 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*Fum Avail
Leasing Now and Fall! 367-9910
4-25-72-2

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


U For Rent
unfurnished


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

Skip the Roommate Nightmare
Studio Walking Distance to UF: $565/mo
Pet Friendly/Wood Floors/New Kitchens
www.LiveNearCampus.com 376-6223
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

2 bedroom WOOD FLOORS
GREAT FOR PETS!
Across the street from UF
Open late and weekends
Collegeparkuf.com 371-0769
4-25-60-2

ONLY 2 BLOCKS TO CAMPUS
1 bedrooms and studios for fall
Wood floors avail, pets ok
Open late and weekends
371-0769
4-25-60-2

EVERYONE LOVES A THREESOME
Join in-Live Downtown This Fall!
Luxury 3 Bedroom/3 Bath Townhouses
Lots of Perks- w/d, lofts, cable & intemet
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

**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, ceramictile, private patio. Pets arranged.
Off SW 34th St. Near bus route. From
$630/mo. 377-1633 www.lenoxcomer.com
4-25-50-2

MOVE IN TODAY
1BR and STUDIOS
Walk to UF!
From only $589
371-7777
4-25-62-2
*ABSOLUTE LUXURY*
2/2 Town Homes & 3/3 Flats
FREE Water *Cable Tanning* Gym
Roomate match available
Leasing NowlFall 379-9255
4-25-20-2

www.10houses.com
3BR house for August in quiet area.
cute, clean, cent. H/AC, W/D, wood
floors, nice yard. Bike to UF. $1055 e-mail
nancy@10houses.com or call 352-336-6116
4-13-35-2

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.
4-13-25-2

2158 sq ft4/3 home rent/sale NWGville mins
from campus. Appliances stay, remodeled,
wd firs, 2 car gar, deck, 1/2 acre, beautiful
landscaping, low utils, fenced. $1,550/m,
$2K SD. 3120 NW 31st Blvd, 352 466-0358
4-12-30-2

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 4-16-30-2

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


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PETS FREE AVAIL NOW OR FALL WOOD
FLOORS 2 BED 2 BATH TOWNHOME
PRIVATE DECK 2871 SW 38TH PLACE
$875 MONTH 262-7462 FOR MORE 4-25-
34-2

0001 BR APT, $515/mo****
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-
25-32-2

University Area rentals!
Watch our Websitel
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

**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
Starting at $520/MO. Cent AC., W/D hkups.
Close to downtown & UF. Cute & MUST SEE!
See photos & info: www.rentalworkshop.com
352-870-0904, 318-4553 4-11-20-2

HOUSES! 1-4BR $450-$1500
All walk to UF & on bus routes, W/D hook-
ups, Hardwood, central AC, porches, pets
OK, See photos @ rentalworkshop.com
870-0904, 318-4553 4-11-20-2

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.
4-10-18-2

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
4-20-20-2

WALK TO SHANDS/VANET SCH. Large
2BR, Downstairs, CH/A, fans, carpet,
Laundry on site, pool, parking, quiet. 2BR
-$700-$750. 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 NE 17th Terr. $850/mo
1st & $1000 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*1 BR $549
"FREE WATER**
Call for Fall"377-2596
8-15-51-2


CLOSEST to UFIShands
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

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

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 4-10-18-2

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 4-19-20-2

3BR condo off SW 20th Ave
Nice. POSSIBLE RENT-TO-OWN. $750/mo.
352-373-2728 4-13-20-2

**WALK TO UF**
From any of our 2 or 3BR' ClassicApts 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

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 21stAve 4/2 $1000
3700 NW 21st PI 3/2 $1000
600 NW 54th Ter 3/2 $1150
4-25-21-2

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

6 BLOCKS TO UF.
1BR/1BA, 750 sq ft. $500/mo incl water. Avail
April 1st. 1313 NW 7th Ave. Call 871-6413
4-25-21-2

***CUTE COTTAGE CLOSE TO UF***
2BR/1BA quiet, secluded, upscale 0 900 sq
ft W/D, covered patio 0 $700/mo No
pets 0 1607 1/2 NW 12th Rd AvailApril 1.
* Ph 352-466-4171 4-11-10-2

Apt. in Historic house hardwood floors, lots of
charm, W/D, quiet, 2 blocks from downtown.
Studio or 1BR avail April, May or Aug. 304
NE 6th St. $400-525/mo. 379-4952 4-25-
20-2

SUNDOWNE STUDIO APARTMENT
$439/mo includes water. $35 application fee,
on bus route 1 behind Butler Plaza. Available
move-in May 1. jlgillice@yahoo.com 443-
786-4408 4-12-10-2


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CHEAP RENT!
Move-in today! 1/2April FREE!
1 BR/1BA apt. $479/mo + utils. No security or
last! Renewable lease in Aug. Laundry/Pool
and close to campus. 352-505-0497 4-12-
10-2

3BR/2BA, large fenced yard. Firepace,
W/D, 2 car garage. Move-in June 1. Non-
smoker. $1025/mo. 6413 NW 30th Terrace.
Call 305-905-2289. 4-25-18-2

Luxury Brand New Nantucket Walk Condo
3 blks to UF! 2BR/2BA 920 sqft Stainless ap-
pliances, granite countertops, carpet/tile firs,
full size balcony, reserved parking space,
W/D $1600/mo www.NW309.com 397-6795
4-25-18-2




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Brand new 2BR/2BA condos for rent 3 blocks
from UF. Be the first to live in these luxurious
and beautiful condos. $1600 per month. Call
352-375-8256 4-25-18-2

Palm Villas Apartment
Quiet Luxury 2BR/2BA, 18' ceiling in
living room. ON RTS rt. 12 runs ev-
ery 10 min to Reitz $959 monthly. See
www.bellaproperties.net. Call 335-5424
4-25-18-2

SW 2BR/1BA unit in quad. New stone
kitchen countertops & fridge. Ceramic tile,
ceiling fans, cent H/AC, W/D hk ups, sec
lights. $625/mo 900 sq ft. Optional sec sys.
850-556-8602 4-9-5-2


1 BLOCK TO UF
1112 SW4thAve. 1BR $700. Approx 800 sq
ft. Call Michael 331-2100 4-25-16-2

Available May 1, 2BR/1BA duplex in NE.
Fenced yard. Quiet and shady. Bike to down-
town and campus. No traffic in east G'ville!
Close to grocery and laundry. $600/mo. Call
Jackie Davis 352-219-3789 4-17-10-2







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Adorable apartment on Tower Rd. 2/1 nice
bkyard, W/D, new fixtures. Great for small
family, quiet. Move in today $725. Sm pet
welcome. Call 352-372-6502 You'll love itl!
4-10-5-2

1BR/1BA no lease, Courtyard 2 mi to UF-on
bus line, quiest neighborhood, next to park.
Free water, CH/AC. No pets. $440 + $440
sec dep. Call 374-7175 4-10-5-2
AVOID THE TRAFFIC @ WALK TO CLASS
2 Bedrooms for Falll!!
Starting at $770/mo
Wood floors, W/D avail
Pet Friendly, Pool
Walk to campus!
352-378-2221 4-25-16-2

ROLL OUT OF BED $ INTO CLASS
SIGN & MOVE-IN HERE TODAY!
Studio apartments starting @ $554
All utilities included! Walk to campus!
Pets welcome, Pool. www.collegemanor.org*
352-372-7111 4-25-16-2

WALK, STUMBLE OR DRIVE
Studio, 1 + 2 Bedrooms
Sign now for Fall, be close to it all!
Wood floors, W/D avail.
Pet friendly, Pool
Walk to campus!
352-378-2221 4-25-16-2

WANT TO WALK TO CLASS?
2BR near campus that won't last long.
Recently renovated. $850 per month plus
dep. Available 8/1. Call 843-0582 to see.
4-10-5-2

**8 BLOCKS TO UF**
2BR/1 BA largeApt Central AC/Heat,
Island Kitchen, 900 sq ft. $650-$700/mo
821 NW 13th St. Call 375-8256
4-25-15-2

**5 BLOCKS TO UF**
Beautiful 2BR/1BA
w/hardwood floors & fireplace. A must see.
$1200/mo. Call 375-8256
4-25-15-2

**8 BLOCKS TO UF**
Huge 3BR/1BA house w/big yard, W/D
hook-up. $1500/mo @ 1231 NW 9th Ave.
Call 352-375-8256
4-25-15-2

MASTER BEDROOM.
Private bath. Avail May 1. Beautiful house
w/wood floors, fireplace, new appliances.
Rent $450/mo incl everything. 561-389-8017
4-12-5-2


3/2 house, 1600 sq ft, professional neigh-
bors. 3 miles S of Shands. Berber carpet,
no pets, N/S, all appliances, fireplace, safe,
quiet, many trees, big porch, ideal for grads.
$1200 Prof. Price 378-4005 4-12-5-2


2BR/2BA UNFUR CONDO
avail 05/01. W/D & DW in condo. $785/mo.
Call Sarah 954-937-2464 4-12-10-2


TERM LEASE OK
No App or pet fee. Large 2BR unit. On cul-
de-sac. 825 SW 62 Terrace. $395/mo. 352-
331-2099 4-20-10-2

LUXURIOUS VICTORIA STATION CONDO
Avail 5/15. 2BR/2.5BA. Year lease. Near
campus. 3 bus rts. W/D in unit. No pets.
$950/mo. Call 954-242-4633 or email
kvabraham@aol.com 4-13-5-2

STUNNING LARGE 1920's historic home just
fully restored. 3BR/1.5BA near UF & shop-
ping. Quiet, heart-pine floors, ceiling fans,
A/C & heat, laundry. Beautifully landscaped.
$1500/mo. Call 373-5295 4-25-13-2


A MUST See For FALL!!
Spread out in our Huge 3BR!
Pool*GYM*Clubhouse*Paws Welcome
Park @ UF Free*10 Steps to Butler Plaza
For More Details. Call Now 373-1111
4-25-13-2

1BR 1BA1BLKTO US!
AVAIL NOW! Can't hold for Fall!
Grad II Apts. 1236 SW4th Ave
Central H &Air, Carpet, Includes
Wtr, Swg, Pst Ctrl, Garbage $500/Mo
Laundry Facilities. Call Merrill
Management Inc. 352-372-1494 4-13-5-2

PLANTATION OAKS
2/2 condo overlooking Golf Course
1200 Sq. Ft. $1000/MO, F & L+ $500 dpst
11426 NW 67th Terrace.
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 4-
13-5-2

2BR 1BAApt 5 Blks to UF
St. CroixApts $650/Mo
840 Sq Ft. Central H& Air,
Laundry Facilities, Inclds
Wtr, swg, pst contri and Garbage
829 SW 5th Avenue. Call
Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 4-13-5-2




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ACROSS FROM UFI
2BR 1 BAApts Avail for FALL:
1234 SW 1st Ave. $750/Mo
1238 SW IstAve. $650/Mo
216 SW 12th Street $625/Mo
829 SW 5th Avenue $650/Mo
1BR 1BAApts for FALL:
1029 SW 3rd Ave $500/Mo
1218 SW 3rd Avenue #13 $450/Mo
Drive by and call Merrill Management
Inc. 352-372-1494 4-13-5-2

HUGE 4BR/4BATOWNHOUSE '
10 min from campus. 1700 sq. ft., large
BRs, pool, tennis ct, large living rm, patio
$350 $400/rm. eamil: amyprce@ufl.edu
4-20-10-2





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

Sublease at Gainesville Place Apts
2800 SW 35th Place
Early May -August 7 $509/mo
Pool, Tennis, Weights and More
727-439-7094 4-17-25-3

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

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

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

LIVE IN ROYAL PALMS for the
SUMMER! May July 31st
1 min walk to Norman Hall.
2 Bedrooms Left Price Neg.
More Info Call Jill 904-591-5563 4-13-15-3

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

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 volleyball court 1st months rent free
Only 500/month all inclusive Leasing now
and fall 727-424-6961 4-9-10-3

College Manor 1BR/1BA. Across the street
from UFI 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-
226-6601 4-9-10-3

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

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

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

Estates 3rd Fir avail May 6th
2BR/2BA $560/room OBO
Fully furnished, utilities, W/D
3 min to campus, 2 buses
352-375-8935 leave msg. 4-13-10-3


5 Subleases


Sublease from 5/1 7/31. $325/mo. 1 room in
4BR/1.5BA apt. Furnished. Individual lease
& girls only. At LaMancha 914 SW 8th Ave.
Close to UF. Call 352-328-9502 4-20-15-3

2/2 townhouse style apartment close to cam-
pus available for Summer C. $400 per room
a month plus utilities or best offer. Furnished
upon request. Cable and water included in
rent. Call 352-214-0705 or 352-682-6508
4-13-10-3

1 bedroom in two bedroom 1 bath house
available May-August next to law school.
Walk to bars or class. $390 per month every-
ghing included. Washer, Dryer& Dishwasher.
850-443-4349 4-9-5-3

<1 MILE FROM SHANDS! 1BR/1BA
in 2BR/2BA. May-Aug. Furnished,
tile, W/D in apt, pool, gym.
5 buses. $399/mo + utilities
mt04c@ufl.edu, 239-253-1610 4-9-5-3

***2 BLOCKS FROM CAMPUS!!!*** -
Available from May 1st on. 920 SW Depot
Ave. 1BR luxury apt w/laundry facilities. Pets
welcome. Beautiful trees: $425. Call Camila
352-275-1341 or 352-392-1281 4-16-10-3

Sublease at Campus Club Apts.
1BR/1BA in 4BR/3BA. 4000 SW 37th Blvd.
Early May -August 10. $350/mo negotiable.
Everything included. W/D, gym, pool 352-
226-7999 gator240@ufl.edu. 4-9-5-3

COLLEGE MANOR Across from UF & 2
biks from stadium. May-Aug 1BR/1BA apt.
$529/mo. Eigher parially fum or unfurn. Pvt
& peaceful living. Call Linda 850-453-1291 or
linda@optimesolutions.com 4-25-17-3

Summer sublease May Aug. Melrose
Apts. 1BR/1BA out of a 4/4. $399/mo OBO.
Everything included. Furnished. Contact
561-801-5353 4-25-17-3

Summer Sublease @ Courtyards Apts
1BR in 2BR/1.5BA. $499 neg, incl
fum, util, cable, internet, pool
Walk anywhere on campus!
Female only. 305-608-8181 4-10-5-3

Studio for summer $475/mo w/
utilities, basic cable, parking.
Furnished or unfurnished
1 block east of UF. 1 min. walk
contact Eric 352-262-9385 4-10-5-3

SPYGLASS APTS
Only $480/mo (now regular $625/mo). 1BR/
1 BA in 3BR/3BA. Fully furn, all utils included.
Females only. Avail now July 31. Easy bus
access, pool, fitness. Contact Jill @ 850-598-
0594 4-10-5-3

1 MIN FROM UF!!
Sublease for Summer C located behind the
Swamp Restaurant. $300/mo + utils OBO.
1BR furnished in 3BR/1.5BA. Call 941-380-
1783 4-17-10-3

Gainesville Place Sublease
Female roommateed needed for 1BR/1BA
in 2/2 apartment Avail May-Aug 7. Offering
$400/mo,. everything included, great Deal!
Call Jennifer 352-422-6225 4-10-5-3

AVAILABLE NOW! Luxurious and spacious
room in 3/3 apt. Fully furnished, internet,
close to campus. Wonderful roommates.
Hidden Lake Apartment Complex. Female
roommate needed. Email: anrao@ufl.edu
4-17-10-3

CAMPUS LODGE Available now. All utilities
incl., cable, HBO, Internet, 1BR/1BA in 3BR/
3BA. $509/mo. Call Ryan at 772-370-5203
Rent negotiable. 4-10-5-3

SUMMER APARTMENT SUBLEASE
1BR/1 BA $395/mo
Close to UF Campus
off 34th near Hilton Hotel
Call 352-331-5045, 352-353-5104 4-10-5-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE in University
Commons. Only $310/mo + 1/3 utils. Own
bathroom, furnished, close to UF. Coed apt.
Call 321-795-8789 or asmith87@ufl.edu 4-
10-5-3

Available now. Spacious 3BR/2BA apt. 1096
sq ft. Near major shopping center. Near bus
routes to UF & mall. Quiet area great for
students. Call 321-663-9499. Liz 4-10-5-3


9 1 Subleases

Sublease May-Aug or Jun-Aug 1BR/1BA at
Gainesville PLace. Furnished, all utils., W/D
in apt, internet, cable incl. Great amenities,
bus route, $425/mo. Laura 850-450-6962
4-17-10-3

$489/mo apt within one mile from UF main
campus. Includes water, 1BR/1BA, kitchen
and living room, room furnished, pets al-
lowed. Please contact Frank at 786-853-
8898 4-10-5-3

CABANA BEACH summer sublease $375/
mo OBO. Private room/bathroom, all utili-
ties incl. Cable/internet, poolside, fumi!!ed.
Availa May 4. Katie 850-685-8918 4-10-5-3

1BR APT FOR SUMMER Only $400/mo! 3
blocks to UF! Behind sorority row. Carpet,
A/C, clean, no smoking! Call Chris 772-713-
4788 4-10-5-3

Large, furnished 1/1 w/backyard <1 mile from
campus. 20, 21 bus route. Plenty of parking,
no towing, pets ok. $549/OBO. Available
May. Call 954-812-4260 4-11-5-3

$439/mo includes pvt BA
All utilities, internet, & cable. W/D in unit,
2 swimming pools, fitness rooms & much
more. Shared by three other rooms. Contact
Sandy 226-9184 4-11-5-3

Available now! 1BR in 3/2 Royal Village 3
biks from UF. W/D + util incl! $460 great
summer place! Female only. Call Katie 727-
418-8097 or kdelia@ufl.edu 4-18-10-3

Summer Sublease!
HUGE 1 bed apt avail. May 1st Aug. 8th
On Bus Rt 16 and 43. Close to UF and Vet
School. Pet fee paid! Only $585/mo Water/
Garbage incld. Call 514-0962 4-11-5-3

LIVE DOWNTOWN
2BR/2BA summer sublease 1 blk from
Dragonfly/Starbucks Low rent!
Josh.Manning@yahoo.com 352-328-4189
4-18-10-3

Hidden Lake summer sublease May Aug.
$550 w/utils. W/D incl, cable/internet. On
bus route, only 2 mils from campus. Contact
Jesica 305-467-1318 4-12-5-3

ROOM FOR RENT $345/MO
1BR/1BA avail May-Jul all utils & W/D irt. 2
pools, gym, Freq bus rt #16. Treehouse apts
on SE 16th Ave. Please call 239-247-2459
4-12-5-3

ROYAL VILLAGE APTS
1BR in 4BR/2BR. May-Aug Walk or take bus
to campus. Fum, W/D, free tanning beds,
exercise room, pool, cable, internet. $400/
mo.incl utils. Call Stephanie 407-716-0067
4-19-10-3

Summer sublease @ Gainesville Place Apts.
1BR/1BA, furnished, all utils incl. From May
- Aug. Only $400/mo! Male only. Call Robert
352-219-6236. artienano@yahoo.com 4-
12-5-3

STONERIDGE APTS
1BR/1BA in a HUGE 3BR/3BA. $360/mo +
utils. W/D, balcony, DSL,Cable. Avail May -
Jul 18. Call 772-360-5262 4-19-10-3

HUGE room completely furnished with pri-
vate bath for summer sublease mid-May to
mid-August. Rent $475/mo includes every-
thing. Great deal! 561-389-8017 4-12-5-3

Tivoli Summer Sublease May 5th Aug 5th.
$200/mo + GRU & COX Furnished $100 dep
1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA, female only, great
roommates, on bus route 13, W/D incl. No
towing. Call Shannon 407-474-9241 4-9-2-3

Summer sublease May 7 End summer B.
1BR/1BA huge walk-in, huge private patio,
pets welcome. Lots of parking $565/mo +
$150 lease transfer. Call Christian 786-53-
4584 4-12-5-3

$390/mo all utilities included
May-August
University Commons
Close to campus.
239-470-1734 4-12-5-3

SUBLEASE
Available May-August w/renewal option.
Melrose Apts. $414/mo, everything included.
1BR/1BA in a 3/3 female apt. Call 561-'W1-
5835 4-13-5-3


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Subleases


NO DEPOSTIII 2 rooms open in 3BR/3BA
Stoneridge new phase early May-late July.
Rentl$364, huge room, wic, unfurnished,
Wi patio 727-419-5953/305-505-0577 4-
9-1-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE
1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA, 1 male, 1 female
roommate, Oxford Manor. $300/mo + util.
Available 2nd week in May lease to end
of July. mander04@ufl.edu, 904-349-2507
4-20-10-3

2Bt#available in 4BR/4BA for Fall '07.
1700 sq ft townhouse 10 min from campus.
Beautiful area w/pool, tennis ct, patio, full
remodeled kitchen, large living rm, $350/mo
amyprice@ufl.edu 4-20-10-3

Female Sublease Wanted Fall
No-smoking Campus Club $375/mo
Share BA 4BR/3BA furn, W/D, cable
Inet, util incl, pool, gym, bus
Call Erin: 321-591-3761 4-13-5-3


ll Roommates


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

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

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 4-13-40-4

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

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

Room avail 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-
10-15-4

ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
Near library downtown. $285-$360/rm + utils.
Free internet access. Short term. No pets.
No smoking. 378-1304 4-10-15-4

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

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 4-9-10-4

1BR/1BA IN SPACIOUS HOUSE
Quiet neighborhood. W/D. $525/mo utilities
included. Call Moji 352-870-4684 4-10-10-4

FEfl-LE ROOMMATE WANTED
for nice NW home between UF and SFCC.
$325. Go to www.UFtutor.com/room for de-
tails. 4-10-10-4

Available now. Quiet pvt BR/BA in Southfork
Oaks condo near UF. No smoking/no pets.
$425/mo + 1/3 utils. $300 dep. Lease length
neg. 284-3961 4-20-16-4

Responsible female roommate wanted, non-
srn er, 2BR2.5BA townhouse, includes W/
D, electric, water, cable, highspeed internet,
on bus route, 2 miles from UF. $475/mo. Call
904-703-7262 4-13-9-4


Ul. Roommates

1 or 2 rooms available in 4/2.5 May Aug.
Longer term possible. $400/mo + 1/4 util.
Great house. Close to campus. Nice big
backyard. Call 352-262-3662 or 352-219-
5758 4-9-5-4

Female roommate needed. 1BR for 4/2.5
new townhouse, 10 min from UF by car
or bus, all included. $430. 954-557-4769/
baezwpa@bellsouth.net 4-25-17-4

Room in house close to campus, Publix, and
movie theatre. $460/mo includes utilities,
cable, phone, internet, and own bathroom.
Washer/Dryer. Deposit required. Call 239-
216-3557 4-10-5-4

Female roommate needed for fully furnished
3BR/3BA condo in Windsor Park $515/mo.
Call 352-384-3722 for more information.
Available in the fall.. 4-24-15-4

2 M/F needed to share 3BR/2BA apt across
from UF $300/mo utils included. Large
rooms, pets ok. For more info call Josh 908-
892-4271. leave a message. 4-17-10-4

Looking for 1 roommate. Non-smoking, no
pets, UF students ony. Included: satellite TV,
internet, alarm system, pool, on bus route,
free parking., large rooms, kitchen, fireplace.
Please call Joanna 561-329-9739 for details.
4-10-5-4

2 roommates needed. Share bath, separate
BR in 4BR/3BA house with pool. Want stu-
dents. No smoking. No pets. Close walk/bike
to UF. $375/mo + utilities. Avail May 6. 352-
262-2710 or 352-262-5270 4-17-10-4

2 rooms available in 3BR/2BA house in SW
neighborhood. 3 miles west of 1-75. NS,
clean, responsible, grad/upper classman/
professional. No pets. W/D, high speed in-
ternet & cable $425/$450 + utils. 514-8580
4-10-5-4

BEST DEAL for 1 female roommate. Prefer
prof/grad. $450/mo incl utils, fum, cable,
hi spd internet, laundry. 3BR/2BA house.
'Avail now. 352-514-0316. Joanna. No pets.
4-11-5-4

MALE ROOMMATE
NEEDED 2BR/2BA condo, 2 bus routes.
Close to campus. $550/mo util incl. Sat TV,
wifi, pool, weightroom. Call 850-726-6162
7-12-31-4
Furnished 2BR/2.5BA new townhouse 5 min
from UF. One room with pvt bath avail for
rent. Low Fall rate of $490/mo Uitis, intemet,
cable, pool, gym incl. Pref female grad stu-
dent. Call 904-608-7609 4-12-5-4

2BRs in wing of new4/3 house, avail now. BR
have deadbolt locks, monthly maid service
utils incl in $525/BR, cable, wireless, park-
ing and on bus line. Club has hot tub, gym.
Lori 850-212-9848. UFGatorHome@aol.com
4-19-10-4

ROOM! Huge Home 1.5 Miles to UF 65" HD
TV, Pool Table, Nice Yard Big Room 13'x12'
!!!Fumished!! NW 16 & 22 Easy access
to SFCC. $450/mo 1/4 Util. 561-756-5368
4-12-5-4

Short walk to the Swamp
$265/mo w/o utilities
1 room avail. May 5 -Aug 5
Wireless internet, HD cable
Plenty of parking 321-698-2353 4-12-5-4

Room for rent $475 all utils, cable, hi spd in-
ternet incl. Male only. Near 43rd & Newberry.
256-7227. 4-19-10-4

Non-smoking female wanted for furnished
1/1 in 2/2. $475/mo includes all utilities, pets
ok, great bus route. Call Colette 352-804-
4931 or email colettea@ufl.edu 4-13-5-4

A female roommate to rent 1 BR w/pvt BA in a
3/3. Rockwood Villas $475/mo + utilities. Call
352-538-7521 4-25-10-4

Looking for a Messianic Jewish/non-Jewish
male roommate to share a 3BR/2BA apt.
Only 2 mi from campus. For more info call
727-543-1480 4-13-5-4

1/1 furnished room for male in 2/2.5 apt.
Need roommate for summer or fall. $495/mo
includes everything. www.gatorscountry.com/
pickwick. Call 954-605-1989 4-13-5-4


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Newly renovated 1 & 2 BR units starting
at $99,900 (as-is at $86,900). Steps from
Shands, VA, Dental School, New Cancer
Center & more! Visit mmparrish.com/
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A peaceful, sophisticated lifestyle. 1, 2 & 3
BR luxury townhomes in pool community
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Great upgrades and bonuses available.
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ominiums.com. 4-25-55-5



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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.
4-25-55-5

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

1BR 3 blocks to UF & Shands. Newly remod-
eled, central A/C, W/D, luxury kitchen, tile/
Pergo, DW, very & private, many upgrades,
big BR, ample parking, first floor, on bus
route. $109,000. 352-362-6410 4-13-70-5

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


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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







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 your home/condo? Call
Kate Wallis, Lifestyles Realtors, 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


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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 on other
available properties! 4-25-55-5

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

WHY RENT WHEN YOU CAN OWN 3 BED
2 BATH CONDO WOOD FLOORS LARGER
MASTER WITH WALK IN CLOSETS
BEHIND OAKS MALL OWNERIAGENT
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 OWNERIAGENT 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! 4-
25-31-5

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

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. $219,000. See Photos at
www.10houses.com or call 352-336-6116
4-13-22-5

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

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


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Close to everything. $334,900. Campus
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Great location to build condo/apts. Campus
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Beautiful 1/1, 2/2, & 3/3 condos just 1.5
miles from UF & on the busline! Plenty
of parking & fabulous amenities includ-
ing resort-style pool & spa, fitness room,
basketball & tennis courts. Prices start
at $119,900 with great buyer incentives.
www.WindsorParkatUF.com.
Amy Buese, Realtor, 352-222-7890
Anita Smith, Realtor, 352-514-7789
Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc.
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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!
4-25-25-5


2BR/2.5BA two-story condo in quiet Mill
Pond subdiv. 1-car garage, new AC, W/D
included, monitored security system. Great
invest, for grad. students. Avail. during May.
$229,000. 352-337-2992 or 904-382-6956
4-12-10-5


****BRAND NEWAVAIL NOW*****
Haily Garden 4288 SW22 Ln #105. Near SW
43rd St. 2/2.5, wood, tile, carpet $169,000.
For appt call 352-359-1323. Owner Agent.
(Consider rent $950/mo no pet please) 4-
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C O N D O M I I U M s
Want to get away from campus,
but still be close to everything?
Live a lifestyle of convenience in a
'new urban' village setting. Boutique shops,
restaurants, pub & miles of trails 75% Sold!
Call today 352-376-6737
.www.villageathaile.com
Coldwell Banker The Condo Store
4-25-19-5

@UF: 4BR/4BA; sec sys; W/D; DSL ea BR;
W/D; pool; wkout room; clean; on bus rte; top
fir. $190k. 904-759-1357 4-25-18-5

Vintage 2-story, 5BR/4BA on 2 gorgeous
wooded acres. Mins to UF & vet school
Breezeway connects antique 2BR/2BA
in-law-suite to vintage 3BR/2BA home.
$349,000. Call 262-9131 Richard Buccholtz
Prudential Preferred Properties. 4-9-5-5

2 miles to UF on bus route. NW4/2 with bo-
nus room and gourmet kitchen. Completely
renovated. This house is move-in ready.
$179,900. Call Moeller Realty at 352-376-
4471 4-17-10-5

Adorable condo 1/1 w/ fireplace, 2 balco-
nies, W/D, end unit, close to UF. Seller pays
1,000 cl.csts! $79,900 Mary Evrard, Realtor
318-3273 ReMax Professionals see photos
http://home.bellsouth.net/p/PWP-scottkris
.4-11-5-5

PRICE REDUCED
2 story 3/3 1370 sq ft, new paint, 2 pools, 2
tennis courts/volleyball court, W/D hk-ups,
Rockwood Villas $173K Doug 863-287-7060
4-18-10-5

For Sale 2br/2ba multi-level condo with rustic
exterior nestled in the woods of Rockwood
Villas. A serene relaxed setting with a com-
munity pool and clubhouse. Pet friendly
and close to UF, Butler Plaza and The Oaks
Mall. Excellent condition, all appliances, new
carpeting. $144,900. Contact Mike at 727-
919-1599 for details. 4-25-14-5


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CASABLANCA EAST 2635 SW 35TH PL
2/1.5 NEW $5000+ HEAT/AIR, W/D,
TILE DWNSTRS, LANAI, NEW PAINT
CONDO FEES $98 MO INCL WATER
SAFE, CLEAN $133,900 904-318-2785
4-19-10-5
AFFORDABLE & CONVENIENT!
02000 DWMH, 1/2 acre,
new carpet, $109,900
01997 DWMH, 1-acre, 2,432 sq ft, $129,900
EXIT Realty 352-505-5700 4-12-5-5
CONDO: 1/1 CREEKSIDE VILLAS
Fireplace. Overlooking creek. Close to cam-
pus yet quiet and peaceful. New stainless
appliances in kitchen. Laundry room: W/D,
88,000. 871-3070 4-20-10-5


BRANDYWINE
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Sales starting at $85k, Rentals starting at
$585. Large 1 and 2 bedroom units. Off
of Archer Road, close to UF and shopping.
Visit universitymgt.com for floorplans or call
375-1111 for an appointment. University
Management, Inc. Lic. Real Estate Broker.
4-20-10-5

For Sale By Owner. Hailey Garden condo. 2/
2.5, living, dining, kitchen, front & back porch-
es, W/D, 1.5 years old. HOA. Immaculate
cond. Avail 6/1/07 $175,900. Appt only 386-
426-1340, 386-212-2422 4-20-5-5


U* Furnishings


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

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

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

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

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

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

BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1400
(352) 372-7490 4-25-72-6
SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
4-25-72-6
DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 4-25-
72-6

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

DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 4-25-72-6
"BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW"
"Full $80 Queen $100 King $170"*
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
4-25-72-6

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$100 352-377-9846.4-25-72-6
Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
4-25-72-6


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

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

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

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

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

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

BEDS FURNITURE FUTONS
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New Used Buy 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 OSingle sets$39 *King
sets $99 Ofrom estate sale. 376-0939/378-
6005 Call-A-Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave.
4-25-72-6

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

*Color TV 19" $40 window AC 7500 BTU
$60 0 nice sofa $75 queen bed $60 full
bed $50 0 Dining table w/4 chairs $750
Aiwa stereo w/CD $60 0 old magazines
Aero Digest 1945-53 over 50 $950335-5326
4-9-11-6


SComputers


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


A A"U Oamputer deeh

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






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4-25-72-7

**Gatornerd.com**
Laptop/Computer Repair
We will beat any price!
virus, hardware, led, dcjack, more...
Free Diagnosis* 352-219-2980 *
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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


* Electronics


DEALTRAN.COM
Coupons, rebates, deals on computers, elec-
tronics and other products. Save up to 50%
on the product you want to buy. 4-10-5-8


my-freephone.com
All phones are-FREE
4-25-15-8



* 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 UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
4-25-72-9

SCOTT SPEEDSTER 30 Bike for sale. 2006
Great for beginner triathletes. Call 208-691-
5352 4-11-6-9





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://www.surplus.ufl.edu/onlinel
8-15-96-10

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-SI2
Retail $7200, PJ price $4450
EGL Certs. Guaranteed. 2,000 Diamonds
4-25-25-10

4 TANK KEG-A-RATOR
with all hookups. MUST SELL $1200/OBO.
Call Dakpta 231-9226 4-11-10-10

Guys do you have women problems?
Do friends go out when you're alone?
Learn to approach women & have them chas-
ing you. Get results www.straightAdating.com
4-13-10-10

55 GALLON AQUARIUM
Sump, stand, many, many extras. $400 or
best offer. Hood, lighting for corals $325 or
best offer. Call 352-215-0056 4-12-5-10


** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd Pt.
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
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*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Providing excellent service and
new scooters at great prices!
1901 NW67th Place, 336-1271
NEW website www.NS4L.com
4-25-72-11

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

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

SWAMP CYCLES
534 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***
BuyA New Scooter 0 BuyA 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 or SCOOTERS
Running or not, Newer or Older (no junk pls)
I will pick up. Call TODAY 352-441-0442 4-
25-26-11

2003 METROPOLITAN 2 SCOOTER
Honda 1550 miles Good Condition
Lite Blue Few Scratches 28 mph
$1200. 352-317-6248 4-10-5-11 -
""2005 WILDFIRE Scooter $999 low miles,
4-stroke, 150cc. FAST 60mph, 75 mpg. NO
SMOKE, park anywhere. Phone 352-262-
7166"*** 4-13-8-11


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

CARS -CARS Buy*SellOTrade
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


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CIL Autos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

k**HEADLINERS SAGGING?**
P.QWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK?
SO 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, greatA/C, fair condition. $4000. Cal 618-
604-0433 4-9-10-12

98 Saturn 160,000 miles $1500
Drives good, outside is worn down
Included: stereo worth $2000
2 12?s Rockford Fosgate w/box,
All speakers? r custom, w/ampl
904-382-1106, youngsj@ufl.edu 4-10-5-12

92 Saturn SL2, 4 dr, teal Approximately
148,000 miles 25 MPG in town Power steer-
ing Sony AM/FM stereo/CD player. One fam-
ily owned for life! Fair condition, runs well.
Must sell! $1000. 352-262-6626 4-12-5-12

1997 CHEVY LUMINA
Only 65k miles. Very good condition with
fairly new tires. Asking price $3500. Contact
Lorenzo @ 561-713-9825. Ready to be sold
now hurry!! 4-13-5-12

For Sale: 2005 Red Subaru Baja
Sun Roof, many extras. Like new
28,000 miles. $19,200 or Best
Offer. Call 352-377-7217 4-13-5-12


Wanted


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

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


l l Wanted


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 4-20-72-13

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
4-20-72-13


*f l Help Wanted 3


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

4 the independent florida

alligator

RETAIL ADVERTISING MANAGER
We are looking for a motivated, ener-
getic and sales driven individual to train a
student sales staff in outside advertising
sales. Emphasis on building new business
relationships and increasing existing client
base. 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.

the independent florida

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 email 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: $2501 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


H1 Help Wanted


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

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

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

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

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

Gator Domino's is growing again. We are
looking for career oriented team mem-
bers. Now hiring Assistant Managers and
future GMs. $8.35-$9.40/hr for Managers
in training. GMs $40k+. Send resumes
to Freddie@gatordominos.com or call
Ann at 352-S18-9650. Learn more at
www.gatordominos.com 4-25-72-14

GREAT PAY FOR THOSE WHO STAY! Park
Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (fullday availability)
& line workers (AM 8:30-1 & PM 12-6 shifts
avail) 15-40hrs-your choice. Great work envi-
ronment. Apply in person. 7404 NW4th Blvd.
Across from Home Depot. No calls please
4-25-136-14

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

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

*** 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


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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

CASHII
Tired of sitting around with out it? Sit here &
make it! UF FLORIDA REPDIALS seeks UF
students to raise funds. Earn up to $8,00/hr
with- a FLEXIBLE schedule. Apply at 105
NW 16th St. 4th floor. Academic Classroom
Building 105 or call 392-7754 for more info
4-25-69-14

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

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

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 and up.
FEYC is an overnight camp
located off of Highway 450
in Umatilla, FL

The camp runs
-June 4 July 22. Please
Contact Krys Ragland
at 800-523-1673 ext 251
or 352-669-9443 ext 251
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 4-25-
53-14

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

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

Ladies Be Your Own Boss!!!
Moms Helping Moms Earn Residual
Income!!l Set Your Own Hours and Days.
Need extra cash? We can help. Please
visit our website. www.athomeiam.com 4-
25-34-14

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

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


l .Help Wanted

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

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.
4-17-20-14

$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

Perfect PT Job
Need a 2nd Job or Extra Income? We Need
Good Sales Reps! PT Evenings, $7-10 per
hr, Pd Wkly, Pd Training. Experience a Plus.
Leave Message 352-377-2573 4-25-26-14

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 4-17-20-14

TEACHERS NEEDED
Imagine Learning Center 371-5450. Taking
applications from reliable, creative individu-
als who enjoyworking with children 4-17-
20-14

TCBY
Now hiring friendly people.Apply at Newberry
Crossing, Thornebrook Village or Archer Rd
4-25-24-14

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

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

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

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

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







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business. Base and commission.
Warm leads. Benefits. Send
resume to hr@gleim.com.
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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


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Send resume to hr@gleim.com LifeSouth Community Blood Centers has Full
www.gleim.com 4-9-10-14 time opportunities available for energetic and
team oriented individuals to help maintain the
community blood supply! Compensation is a
CASINO'S PASTAAND PIZZA base hourly rate plus a competitive incentive
now hiring delivery drivers, pizza makers, plan and full benefits. All applicants must
inside help including managers. More ex- be available to work evening and weekend
perience-more pay. Join our team of High- hours. Apply at LifeSouth Community Blood
Rollers; we bet you'll love us! 352-672-2808 Centers, 4039 Newberry Road, or call 224-
4-9-15-14 1740. Background check required. EOE/
DFWP. 4-10-10-14


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able. Computer savvy and Quickbooks ex-
perience is a PLUS. Weekends are a MUST
and Willing to train. Ask for Sandy 335-4681
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is currently looking for highly motivated,
goal-oriented people for positions
in advertising sales.
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We offer a very comprehensive paid four
week professional sales training program,
to help you become prepared for
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1,K 1U05.3 SEEKS Sl REET TEAM
MEMBERS! Drive the Giant KISS Boom-
Box, set-up broadcast equipment, interact
with listeners. Entry level position. Will
train. Apply in person at 7120 SW 24th Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32607 or email resume to
INFO@KISS1053.COM. EOE 4-25-20-14

LA FIESTA NOW HIRING
WAITSTAFF, HOSTESSES.
Apply in person 7038 NW 10th PI. Anytime
between 2 & 4pm. 4-11-10-14

DELIVERY DRIVERS up to $12/hr.
KITCHEN HELP $6.75/hr.
CALIFORNIA CHICKEN GRILL 378-2442
4-25-20-14

PT MEDICAL BILLING POSITION
Daytime hours required. Send resume to
6400 W. Newberry Rd. #301 Gainesville, FL
32605 4-12-10-14

PT MEDICAL OFFICE WORK
Evenings. Computer & patient contact. Send
resume to 6400 W. Newberry Rd. #301,
Gainesville, FL 32605 4-12-10-14

Great opportunity for psych, special ed or
applied behavior majors. Gain experience
in autism intervention w20 yr old. 1 yr com-
mitment. Contact 256-2002 for details. Fax
resume to 375-4268 4-12-10-14

Ben & Jerry's seeks outgoing individuals with
transportation. Must thrive in a fast paced
working environmnet and appreciate clean-
liness and organization. Average $8-10/hr.


Orange and Blue Textbooks is hiring Summer
Rush Help. Looking for people with register/
customer service experience. Also looking
for shipping & handling staff and manage-
ment staff. Contact the manager at the store
location, 309 NW 13th Street. 4-25-18-14

OFFICE ASSISTANT FT outside/inside
versatile, loves to read, enjoys words &
languagess. Excellent computer skills. 1
yr+ commitment. Resume to: 626 NE 1st
St. 32602 or PaulSRothstein@yahoo.com
4-13-10-14

BRIDAL CONSULTANT
Solutions Bridal
FT/PT + Commission
Fax Resume to:
352-374-7293
4-16-10-14

OPTOMETRIST ASSISTANT
Needed for busy office 20-30 hrs/wk. No exp
needed will train. Fax resume to 352-248-
0692 4-9-5-14

Volunteer for Money
Participants needed for one-hour focus
group. Must be 18 years or older and a
freshman at UF. Have consumed 5+ drinks
in one sitting in past 2 weeks. Completely
CONFIDENTIAL. Will receive $20 UF
Bookstore gift card and free pizza. Email
gatorwell@ufl.edu with subject line Focus
Group Volunteer. 4-9-5-14

GENERAL

American Campus Communities is one of
the nation's largest developers, owners
and managers of high-quality student hous-
ing communities. We led the industry to a
new plateau in 2004 when we became the
first publicly traded student housing REIT
(NYSE: ACC).

We currently have a Bookkeeper and
Leasing Manager opening at our student
apartment community located in Gainesville,
FL. You'll enjoy a dynamic, fast-paced work
environment, the best people in the industry
and a benefits package with options to meet
your needs. Qualified applicants must be
able to pass a background/drug test. EOE.
Apply online: www.studenthousing.com/
company/employment.asp 4-9-5-14

ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER

A student apartment community, located in
Gainesville near the University of Florida
campus, is currently seeking an Assistant
General Manager. In this role, you will as-
sist the General Manager with all aspects
of the operations of the facilities, including
supervision of the leasing staff, marketing,
and residence life. Qualifications include
previous experience in multi-family hous-
ing, excellent communication skills and
a strong customer service orientation.
We offer a competitive salary/benefits
package with a growing company and op-
portunities for advancement. EOE. Apply
online: www.studenthousing.com/company/
employment.asp 4-9-5-14

ATTENTION SMOKERS!
Do you want to quit smoking? Smokers are
needed to participate in a smoking cessation
study. You may be compensated for your
participation. If interested call 392-0601x650
4-9-5-14

WOMEN'S BIO-MEDICAL RESEARCH CO.
Half-time position. Female only. Grad student
or major in engineering, sciences, nursing,
health ed. Fax 1 page resume to Mary at
375-6111 4-16-10-14


Email resumes & class schedule to jen@gai Fish lovers wanted. Exc sales oppty for one
nesvillesbesticecream.com 4-13-10-14 who knows fish & likes to work w/people.
Training, flex hrs. Work in clean modem
Now hiring FT counselors, PT drivers environment. Great people. Bring resume
& PT front dest staff for SUMMER DAY to Aquatropics 2100 SW 34th St. See Karen
CAMP. 352-378-8664 www.girlsclubnet.org. 4-17-10-14
Positions open as soon as April 16. Must be
committed through August 17. 4-13-10-14 Bright, enthusiastic, industrious workers
wanted for toy/gift store. FT/PT Must be
Tired able to work weekends, breaks and holidays.
Tired of going to Class? Stop by for an application @ 1510 NW 13th
Start Your Very Own Online Business Today! St. 4-24-15-14
www.SixFigureProgram.com 4-25-18-14
BIG LOU'S PIZZERIA
GRADUATING PREMEDS ONLY Now hiring pizza makers, cooks, servers
Clinical Assistant for full time patient care. and delivery drivers. Eam top pay. Serious
Will train. Email resume, MCAT, GPA to Dr. workers only. 5 SE 2nd Ave. Downtown. 4-
Levy afn22025@cox.net 4-25-18-14 25-16-14


Companion/Caregiver needed to care for 24
yr old disabled daughter. Must have own low
profile vehicle. Duties include bathing, toilet-
ing, taking out into community. Work jiburs
Saturday 10am 8:30pm. $10/hr. Additional
hours maybe available as back-up care giver
Luxurious working conditions., Call 377-1306
4-10-5-14

Infinite Energy is looking for accounting
students for FT or PT summer internships.
Candidates must have completed at least
3 courses in Accounting and be proficient in
Excel. Please send resumes to '
WeHaveJobs@lnfiniteEnergy.com or
fax to 352-240-4146. EOE/AA/MFDV 4-
25-16-14

LAW FIRM CLERK
for busy Gainesvile practice. Strong writ-
ing, organizational skills. Fax cover letter &
resume to 372-0049, Pref. Soph. Undergrad
2 yrs +/- remaining. 4-18-10-14

ROSE SALES IN BARS
Energetic, promoter personality needed.
Attire/clubwear. Hourly pay + incentives.
Transportation provided. Apply in person.
635 NW 13th St. 4-10-5-14

YMCA Referees Needed Immediately
For Flag Football and Soccer
$8.00 an hour
Contact Jamie Beck
at the Norhtwood YMCA
352-374-9622 x 13. 4-25-16-14

THE RED ONION
NEIGHBORHOOD GRILL Now hiring all
positions. Apply in person @ 3885 NW 24th
Blvd in the Uptown Village. No phone calls.
4-11-5-14

CHILDCARE END OF APRIL TO AUG
Option for fall. PT flex hrs for great 2 & 4 yr
olds. Experience, NS, refs req'd. $10/hr to
start. Email w/resume: rosenson@ufl.edu
4-9-3-14

Love kids? Part-time Job
Sunday only. $8/hr
Working with kids at
Christ Community Church
Contact Kacy 352-373-5298 4-11-5-14

FT/PT Office Writing Agents
Great Pay and Bonus Opportunities!
Local Office at NW 10th Ave and 6th St.
Call 321-406-1123 or 888-225-9656
Email QualityAssuredLLC@yahoo.com
4-11-5-14

NANNY NEEDED
For two kids after school: 1:45 to 6:00pm
Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri and 12:30-6:00pm Wed.
Call 352-316-1758 4-25-15-14

THE MELTING POT
Now hiring dishwashers for FT/PT work eve-
nings & weekends. Pay starts at $7/hr plus
tips. Inquire Mon-Th from 1-4 pm at back
door. 352-372-5623 4-12-5-14

NANNY for young toddler during summer.
Must be female, nonsmoker, CPR cert &
have previous exp caring for young children.
Will work.0-30hrs/wk. Please send resume to
Jennifer at jenm@cox.net or call 495-7467
4-19-10-14

STUDENT NEEDED TO ASSIST
HANDICAPPED CHILD IN EXCHANGE
FOR ROOM & BOARD. Starting end of
June. Private living quarters w/pvt entrance.
Call for details 352-494-7710 4-19-10-14

BABYSITTERS & NANNIES NEEDED
Great pay. Flexible schedules. Apply online
now. visit: www.4sitters.com 4-16-7-14

The Florida Book Store is hiring for temporo-
ary cashiers for Spring Buyback. Appliarts
with previous cashiering and customer
service experience are preferred. Applicants
must be available to work April 23rd to May
6th. Apply on-line at www.flbookstore.com
(Click on Careers) or in-person at 1614 W.
University Ave between the hours of 4pm
to 7pm. Ask for a manager to apply. Equal
Opportunity Empoloyer 4-13-6-14

MALE PSYCH STUDENT NEEDED
for companion to disabled adolescent:.Ref
needed. $10/hr. Mon-Thurs 9am 5pm. 335-
6856 4-12-5-14







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Flex time 20-30 hr/per week 6120 SW 13th
StV 412-5-14

RGIS INVENTORY SPECIALIST
*Year-round hourly work
*Immediate openings
*No Experience Necessary
*$8.00 an hour to start
Apply online at RGISINV.COM
or by phone at 352-861-7004 4-13-6-14

Windows Web Hosting Administrator

Responsible for launching custom Web
sites to secure Windows 2000/2003 serv-
ers in an Active Directory domain. Excellent
understanding of web servers running IIS
5/6 & database servers in a SQL 2000/2005
environment. Email: Isutherland@352Media
.com 4-12-5-14

CPA FIRM Entry and Senior level positions
available. Bachelor's degree with major in
accounting required or must be a graduat-
ing student seeking a degree in account-
ing. CPA or CPA candidate a plus. We offer
excellent benefits and career opportunities.
Fax resume to 850-386-6955 or email to
Hope@mitchellco.us. Website: www.mitche
Ilandcompanycpa.com 4-12-5-14

CHILDREN'S FURNITURE SALES
Part-time retail, Managment, and Warehouse
positions available. Please fax resume to
253-799-7487 4-13-5-14

Great PT & PT Job! Flexible schedule &
great pay. Must be energetic & dependable.
Work outdoors w/fun company. Contact
Doug McCray 804-543-8513 or email to
doug.mccray@1800gotjunk.com 4-13-5-14

REAL ESTATE INVESTOR SEEKS
TRAINEE No experience needed, just deisre
to learn, 8k 16k monthly potential. CALL.
NOW 1-866-333-7013 or reply
investment-solutions@hotmail.com 4-25-
13-14

$50 just for giving your opinions on off-
campus student housing
Influence how student housing is built and
managed. The National Multi Housing
Council wants input from students to
determine likes and dislikes about off-
campus housing. (No need to be living in
off-campus housing to participate.) Act now!
Focus groups are April 19th; only a limited
number of slots available. To apply visit
www.innesworks.com/ focusgroups

From: Bruce Innes
InnesWorksConsulting
ChantBflat@verizon.net
410 409-9059
4-13-5-14

CALICO JACKS OYSTER BAR
Now hiring for LINE COOKS AND SERVERS
Apply in person 3501 SW 2nd Ave. 4-13-
5-14

DRIVER OPPORTUNITY
Gatorfood.com
Potential earnings $14-$20/hrl Make your
own schedule. Fun environment, great op-
portunity. For info contact Jason 379-3663
4-25-13-14


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IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
www.carrsmith.com 425-72-15

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

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


Want to be a CNA? Don't want,to wait?
Express Training Services can get you certi-
fied under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos.
Day/evelwkend avail. Next class 3/12/07.
Class sizes limited. 338-1193 for details.
4-25-72-15
PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
339-2199 --
4-25-72-15

TLC HORSEBOARD
All facilities 3 amenlies qcualhr/ nsiruc-
tion. 15 min from UF. Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Center. 4-25-72-15

IMMIGRATION LAW
Marriage Visas Employment Visas
Naturalization. Richard Ruth, Esq.
352-335-6748 www.ruthlaw.com 4-25-72-15
* AWARDS & PERSONALIZED GIFTS *-
Plaques Name Badges Cups Etc.
Best Selection In Town
www.signpower.com
SignMasters 335-7000
5-31-44-15

MATH & PHYSICS TUTOR
First hour FREE. 10 years of experience.
Bilingual. Call Francisco at 352-494-8582
4-17-45-15
* *GREAT BANNERS & SIGNS *
Custom Posters Exhibits 0 Awards
Top Quality Fast 0 Service Low Prices
www.signpower.com
SignMasters 335-7000
5-31-44-15
HORSEBOARDING 1st Class Facility.
Hunter ring w/rubber footing, crosscoun-
try course. Horses fed 3xlday. Prices are
$275-$400/mo. Hunter/Jumper lessons-
avail. 20 min from UF. 359-4149 for info.
4-24-24-15

TutorGator.com
Search tutors for all UF and Santa Fe cours-
es! Exam reviews, problem solving sessions,
get the help you need! 4-20-20-15
HOUSESITTER
Professors! Administrators!
While you're away, I'll stay. Good rates,
responsible care, local references. Email:
secaturs@hotmail.com, cell: 505-660-3926
4-24-15-15


WI Health Services 3

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

ONLINE COUNSELING
Licensed, PhD. Additions,
Food Issues, Depression, Stress
$35/hour. http://www.Dr-ls-In.com
4-25-72-16
ABORTION/ABORTION BY PILL (RU-486)
Student Discount.
Well Woman Care & Birth Control
Bread & Roses Women's Health Center
www.breadroses.com 352-372-1664
4-25-69-16
PERSONAL LABORATORY TESTING
Any test available. Local collection site.
Secure, confidentail results directly to
your PC. Highly discounted. No appoint-
ment necessary. www.medlabusa.com
4-25-19-16


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Read The Alligator.


WI Personals

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

FLASHBACKS HAS MOVED
To 509 NW 10th Ave. We now have parking!
We pay cash for clothing. Since 1986 375-
3752. 4-25-72-18

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


SAVE ON RAYBAN/SUNGLASSES

University Opticians
300 SW 4th Ave. 378-4480
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Senior Dolberg shines, Gators add two SEC victories


* UF DEFEATED'KENTUCKY
AND VANDERBILT.

By PHIL KEGLER
Alligator Writer
Fifth-year senior Jordan Dolberg
knew this was coming.
He knew he would be playing
his last regular-season match at
Ring Tennis Complex 9n Sunday.
Dolberg made his impact felt
as the No. 18 Gators (11-5, 6-3
Southeastern Conference) picked
up a pair of wins against Vanderbilt
(8-11, 2-7 SEC) and Kentucky (13-
12, 3-7 SEC) during the weekend.
On Friday, with the score tied
3-3, Dolberg defeated Vanderbilt's
Andy Mack 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 to give UF
the 4-3 victory.
Dolberg defeated Kentucky's
Kenny Hodge 6-0,6-2 on Sunday to
put the Gators up 2-0.
UJF swept the rest of the singles
matches as well for a 7-0 victory.
Before Sunday's match, Dolberg
was honored in a Senior Day cer-
emony.
Dolberg said he began to get


emotional as he neared the end of
his match.
"I knew I had the crowd be-
hind me since it was my last home
match," he said. "It was special."
Dolberg's teammates helped
make Sunday's match a nice mem-
ory for him.
Nestor Briceno and Geoffrey
Barton started off the day with an
8-0 victory in the No. 3 doubles
match in 28 minutes.
On court two, Dan Cash and
Billy Mulligan lost 8-2.
No. 6-ranked pair Greg-
Ouellette and Jesse Levine clinched
the doubles point with an 8-3 vic-
tory against Marcus Sundh and
Peter Bjork.
"Kentucky was a little off inrthe
doubles," UF coach Andy Jackson
said. "We had every advantage, but
to our credit, we sort of took advan-
tage of the things we had."
No. 3 Levine followed Dolberg's
example and rolled over Bruno
Agostinelli 6-1, 6-1 on court one to
give UF a 3-0 lead.
Barton clinched the Gators' win
with a 6-3, 6-2 win in the No. 6


match against Shane Collins.
On court two, No. 10 Ouellette
defeated Sundh 6-3, 6-4.
Briceno defeated Bjork 6-2,6-3 in
the No. 3 match.
Mulligan completed the sweep
with his 6-4, 7-6 (6) victory against
Jorge Jorge.
Dolberg will remember his ten-
ure at UF fondly.
"I had a great group of guys
all five years," Dolberg said. "I
couldn't ask for a better school."

WOMEN'S GOLF TAKES SECOND:
As the golf claps dissipate and
the regular season comes to a cose,
one thing remains the same.
Sandra Gal led the way.
In every tournament the junior
has played this season, she has
carded the top score for the UF
women's golf team.
At the end of play at the Bryan
National Collegiate, Gal stood atop
the leaderboard yet again, carding a
final round 69 (3 under) en route to
a tie for first overall.
Gal lost on the third playoff hole
to Purdue's Maria Hemandez.


Gal, a junior, is coming off a
third-place finish in her last. out-
ing and her third SEC Player of
the Week honor and seems to' be
improving each round.
"She's definitely on a different
level with her game," UF coach
Jill Briles-Hinton said. "She works
hard and knows what she needs to
get it done, and
she does it."
Behind Gals'
strong perfor-
mance, the
No. 12 Gators
took runner-up
honors for the
Gal second straight
tournament.
The Gators, who have finished
in the top five in all of their matches
this spring, ended the regular sea-
son with a combined 894 (30 over
par) for the tournament, only seven
strokes behind No. 15 Purdue.
"We had a shot at it," Briles-
Hinton said. "We hung in there
all day. It turned out to be a great
growing experience. We shaved a
few holes off at the end, which is


why we didn't come away with
the win."
. The Gators ended the first day of
play in fifth place before storming
into first on Saturday.
The team would remain consis-
tent in day three, shooting a com-
bined 302 (14 over).
Junior Whitney Myers bounced
back from a rough outing, tallying
a 223 (7 over) and finishing in atie
for ninth.
Junior Tiffany Chudy ended
with a disappointing 81 (nine over),
but still managed a tie for 32nd.
SophomoreMalloryBlackwelder
was right behind, firing a 232 (16
over) on her way to a tie for 42nd.
Sophomore Omella Jouven fin-
ished the day with a 76 (4 over) and
finished tied for 47th.
"We feel pretty good, but we
know we need to keep practicing,
keep playing hard," Briles-Hinton
said. "This is a stepping stone and
we need to keep climbing."
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the SEC Championships, which be-
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UF BASEBALL

Tense Gamecocks series leaves UF with two losses


:- By ALEX WEINTRAUB
Alligator Writer
aweintraub@alligator.org

An eye for an eye and a tooth for
a tooth.
That was the theme for this
weekend's series between No. 22 UF
(2Q 5, 8-4 Southeastern Conference)
and No. 5 South Carolina (26-7, 7-5
SEC).
Though the Gators dropped two
games in the three-game set, the two
teams traded comeback wins on
the final two days, including an 8-6
win for South Carolina in 11 innings
Sunday.
After staging a remarkable
come-from-behind win against the
Gamecocks a day earlier, it was the
Gators who would blow a ninth in-
ning lead Sunday.
"It's heartbreaking to lose a game
like this," UF first baseman Matt
LaPorta said, "especially when we're
up by three runs in the ninth"
The Gators who had led since
the first inning lost a 5-2 lead on
a Travis Jones three-run homer into
straightaway center field in the top
half of the ninth.
The Gamecocks would take a 6-5
lead in the 10th inning, before the
Gators staged their own comeback
An errant throw on a routine
Matt LaPorta ground ball in the
bottom half of the inning allowed
Jon Townsend to score from first
and tie the game. But the tie would
be short-lived as South Carolina put
two runs on the board in the next
frame for the win.
"It's a very disappointing loss
forour balldub," UF coach Pat


McMahon said. "The obvious thing
is, you look and see we didn't dose
the game out.
"We've got to do a better job of
that."
Saturday evening, it was exactly
the opposite.


The Gators were down 8-2 head-
ing into the eighth inning when
Brian Leclerc came to the plate and
smacked a grand slam to cut'the
deficit to 8-6.
In the bottom of theninth, catcher
Cody Neer came up with two outs


and two runners and sent a shot into
deep center field. Outfielder Steven
Reinhold, who was in hot pursuit,
attempted to make a lunging grab
over the fence, but instead carried
the ball out of the park and gave the
Gators a 9-8 \ictorv:


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UF senior Chris Petrie escapes a tag by South Carolina second baseman Travis Jones on a fielder's
choice during the fifth inning of the Gators' 8-6 loss to the Gamecocks on Sunday.


Reinhold was hurt on the play
and did not play in Sunday's rubber
match.
"It was a very exciting game for
us, being down 8-2 (and coming
back)," McMahon said. "It proved
a point to our team: Every game is
within reach if you continue to do
the little things well."
It was UF's first walk-off home
run of the year.
Friday night's game was much
different and the only one of the
series that was not a nail-biter.
The Gators could hardly muster
any offense against Gamecocks ace
Harris Honeycutt and dropped the
game 12-2. Honeycutt threw six in-
nings without allowing a run and
struck out 11.
"We weren't getting anything
started offensively at all," Neer
said. "He's a good pitcher for them,
though."
Junior ace Bryan Augenstein
struggled for most of the game, al-
lowing 11 runs on 14 hits in 6 1/3
innings.
UF's pitching staff gave up
10 home runs to the Gamecocks
through the course of the series,
including five to Jones, a normally
unheralded No. 7 hitter
Jones finished the series 9 for 12
with 11 RBI.
"It (the ball) looked like a balloon
coming at me," Jones said. "I've
never had a series like this."
Jones' success was a sore sight for
Gators fans. Jones played baseball at
Lake City Community College,
which is about forty miles north of
Gainesville, and was recruited by
both UF and South Carolina.


Men rake in 9 wins in Relays


* THE GATORS WON THE 4X100-
METER RELAY.

By DAVID CHAUNCEY
Alligator Writer

Coming down the stretch, the race was
breathtakingly cose.
All-American Willie Perry had a slight lead
in the 4x100-meter relay as he dashed toward
freshman Calvin Smith, who would run the
anchor leg.
Perry desperately leaned forward, fully ex-
tending his arm with the baton on the tips of his
fingers, reaching toward Smith.
"All I wanted to do was hold them off,"
Smith said. "I was just trying to get across that
finish line."
Smith glided toward victory, and by a one-
hundredth of a second, the Gators prevailed.
Overall, the UF men's squad gained nine vic-
tories and nine NCAA regional marks in front
of a home crowd at the 63rd annual Florida
Retys.
"I'm very pleased; we had a great day
today," UF men's track and field coach Mike
Holloway said. "The biggest thing today was
that we competed hard."
And no one competed harder than Smith on
the second day of the meet.
After running the final leg of the relay, Smith
finished first among collegians in the 200-meter
event with a personal-record time.
"The first day I didn't start too well, but I
picked it up today," Smith said. "I am just trying


to learn from my mistakes and run better.'
Other Gators excelled at their home track
during the weekend as well. UF's -x40) relay
scored a solid win with an NCAA regional
mark to close out the Florida Relays on Saturday
night. The cooler weather that the weekend
brought also had an affect on the meet.
"The cold definitely played to a disadvan-
tage," freshman Jeremy Hall said. "You prepare
in the heat, and it just throws you off a little."
Nevertheless, Hall led
all collegiate athletes in the
100-meter Friday and had a
Track& Field solid weekend.
The women's team also
showed up ready to com-
pete with three wins and eight NCAA regional
marks.
"Every week, we are looking for more and
more regional qualifiers," UF women's interim
coach Steve Lemke said. "We competed well
this weekend and brought our total of regional
qualifiers up to 13."
Southeastern Conference Field Athlete of
the Week Evelien Dekkers, a freshman, contin-
ued her success with a regional qualifier in the
javelin.
"A big highlight for us was Evelien," Lemke
said. "She's very special."
The Florida Relays is the only home meet for
the Gators this outdoor season, but some have
their eye on competing at their home track one
final time this season.
"Since the NCAA East Regional is here in
Gainesville," Lemke said, "we want to have a
big contingent at home."


Gators use two shutouts


to take Arkansas series


By KARL HYPPOLITE
Alligator Writer
khyppolite@alligator.org

After shutting out Arkansas in the
first two games of this weekend's se-
ries, the UF softball team was looking
to complete the sweep Saturday.
But the Razorbacks (17-33, 4-12
Southeastern Conference) turned the
tables on the Gators(32-17, 8-9 SEC),
taking the last game 1-0.
UF's bats were hot Friday as they
took the first game 4-0 and won the
second 5-0. Despite the offensive
outburst, the team's strong defense is
what encouraged the Gators.
"Defensively, I think we're getting
better every weekend," first baseman
Alexandra Gardiner said. "Every now
and then there's a bit of miscommuni-
cation, but I'd say we have one of the
best defenses in the country."
The Gators have won 12 of their
last 15 games and defense has been
the key.
UF has allowed just 1.4 runs per
game during the stretch, including six
shutouts. Pitcher Stacey Stevens rec-
ognizes how vital a strong defense is
to her success as a finesse pitcher.


"Defense is always key for me
when I'm in the circle," she said. "I'm
not a strikeout pitcher I'm a ground
ball, fly ball pitcher. So I rely on my
defense especially my infield."
After she was expected to be out
for the season with knee surgery,
freshmanFrancesca
Enea has returned,
but hasn't contrib-
uted defensively
since her return.
Despite her
physical limita-
tions, she's been
Stevens key to the Gators'
offense, with four
RBI since her return.
Enea's solo home run to left in the
first game gave UF a 1-0 lead and left
fans at the Florida Softball Stadium
on their feet as the freshman jogged
around the bases with a visible limp.
"I didn't even know I hit a home
run, actually," she said. "I got to sec-
ond base and I thought if was on the
ground, so I just thought it hit the
fence. Then Coach looked at me and
was like, 'Yeah, it's a home run."
"It felt pretty good. Its like, 'Wow, I
can still hit a home run.'"






MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2007 E ALLIGATOR


UF FOOTBALL


Wilson may face expulsion from UF


Jones to


By DAN TREAT
Alligator Staff Writer
dtreat@alligator.org

After being suspended for allegedly firing a
gun last Wednesday following a dispute at XS
nightclub on University Avenue, Gators offen-
sive lineman Ronnie Wilson could find himself
in an even greater heap of trouble.
It's possible the 300-pounder could be ex-
pelled from school.
And at this point, UF coach Urban Meyer
doesn't have the first say as to whether the
projected starter will ever be a part of the team
again, as the university strictly bans students
who live on campus from carrying firearms,
and the gun had been stored in Wilson's car
according to the police report.


- "It's the university's deal," Meyer said
Friday "I'll handle it after that. That's not a
mistake. That's a big one."
According to the Gainesville Police
Department report, Wilson fired the gun into
the air because, "he wanted
the victim to know how it
felt to be scared."
Meyer was asked if he
would ban his players from
owning guns, a policy that
new Miami coach Randy
Shannon put into place after
Wilson he was hired in December.
That policy, however,
was already in effect at UF, and it was the sub-
ject of a team meeting last week.
"We had.about an hour-and-a-half meeting


(Thursday). We've talked about guns on many,
many occasions," Meyer said. "That's some-
thing that I'm not used to, but then I see these
statistics roll across my desk, about 80 percent
of NFL players, 90 percent of NBA players."
"I forget who gave it to me. It was just-pub-
lished statistics. It's an era that I'm not used to.
I guess well just attack it even more than we
have."
Meyer said that he and his staff attempt to
stay ahead of the curve in regard to potential
pitfalls for their players, but in this instance
they were unable to prevent Wilson's incident.
"Every year it changes, what the focus is,"
Meyer said. "You try to put your finger in the
hole, and another one just starts. That's our job.
We've just got to do a better job. Obviously we
failed."


New Gators center seeks tips from former starter Rissler


FOOT, from page 32


teammates, showing what sacri-
fice and commitment can achieve.
"This is the first time in three
years that I'm ecstatic about our
offensive line," Meyer said. "In
my opinion, anyone who knows
anything about football knows
those are the guys you count on."
Meyer said the offensive line will


be instrumental in helping solve
UF's offensive problems.
The Gators are looking for an
every-down tailback and have a
new starting quarterbackinTebow.
Tebow gained experience last
season as a frequent substitute
in short-yardage situations.
Trautwein said linemen used
those opportunities to learn about
their new quarterback.
The transition UF now faces
from former quarterback Chris
me.~-mEan~~e-rz- s -I- --**um


Leak to Tebow may have its
bumps, like any major change
would.
But the Gators are counting
on their veteran offensive line to
minimize mistakes.
Should Tebow make a nov-
ice error, a proven line can be
the difference, Trautwein said.
"Tebow pretty much knows this
whole offense inside and out,"
Trautwein said. "But if he ever
messes up a read, we're here to


UF center Drew Miller blocks Terron Sanders during spring football practice on Friday. Miller leads
an experienced line for the revamped UF offense.


OUT LOUD, from page 32


Donovan could have simply stated his
lack of interest in the Kentucky offer, but he
chose to dodge the questions and leave the
door open until his meeting with athletics
director Jeremy Foley.
The two sides won't sit down and negoti-
ate a contract extension until after Donovan
comes back from a personal vacation, but let's
be realistic. Donovan walked out of that meet-
ing knowing full well that he is in store for a
lucrative raise.
And because Donovan played his cards so
correctly, he may wind up being overpaid.


The term "overpaid" may seem a little
awkward when talking about a guy who just
won back-to-back national championships,
but if the university plans to pay Donovan as
much as Kentucky was rumored to have been
willing to pay him, overpaid is exactly what
Donovan would be.
The reason is simple: Donovan should not
make more money than UF football coach
Urban Meyer.
The amount of money the basketball
program brings into the school is peanuts
compared to what the football team brings
in, and Meyer has done everything he can
to indicate that the future of UF football is
incredibly bright.
While Donovan has won two national


back him up. An inexperienced
line wouldn't be able to do that."
Depth is the best it has been
in a while for UF's offensive
line, and having all that talent
can pay off in numerous ways.
"We're all on our toesbecause there
are guys behind us with talent and
experience," guard Jim Tartt said.
The line got a big boost in recruit-
ing as the Gators signed arguably
the three best guards in the state
in twins Maurkice and Michael
Pouncey of Lakeland and James
Wilson of Ponte Vedra Beach.
The Pounceys have enrolled
and are going through spring
practice, while
Wilson whom
some analysts
considered the
FOo ll best high-school
guard in the nation
- will arrive in the summer.
The squad still isn't satisfied.
"I never feel good," said as-
sistant coach John Hevesy, who
oversees centers and guards.
"The moment you feel satisfied
is the moment you get beat."
The only major challenge this
spring is making Miller a solid
center something that hap-
pened last season when Steve
Rissler made the same switch.
Miller and Rissler played to-
gether in high school at Sarasota
Riverview, and Miller said he calls
the former UF center after each
practice for tips. Neither regards
the calls as an inconvenience,
Miller said. They both recognize
their task, both past and present.
"It's the line's responsibility to
lead the team," he said. "The suc-
cess of this team depends on it."


championships to Meyer's one, let's not for-
get that this is the same guy that two years
ago was consistently failing to get past the
first weekend of the NCAA Tournament
and was rumored to be in danger of losing
his job.
Donovan took a program that was left in
ruins by Lon Kruger and turned it into gold,
but this is a football school.
If Donovan is making $3.5 million per
year, Meyer should be making $4 million.
The truth is, Meyer's success brings in so
much money to the school that he could make
$10 million a year and still be worth it.
As great a coach as Donovan is, I'm not
sure you could say the same about the basket-
ball program.


coach at


Marshall

HOOPS, from page 32


preciation.
"We love you, Corey," a
few male Rowdy Reptiles
shouted during Corey
Brewer's on-stage interview.
Noah responded with a
surprised "Wow."
The male Rowdy Reptiles
spoke of their affection for
Donovan later.
"Leave that for Corey,"
Donovan said, eliciting
laughter from the arena.
As the confetti flew to
close out the ceremony, the
talk turned to the histori-
cal mark left by this Gators
team.

"These guys go down
in history as one of the
greatest teams ever as-
sembled."
Billy Donovan
UF men's basketball coach

Where does it rank com-
pared to the other great
teams?
"I don't know what would
happen if they played against
the UCLA teams of the 1970s
or the Kentucky teams, Duke
teams or UNLV teams,"
Donovan said. "These guys
go down in history as one
of the greatest teams ever as-
sembled."
They already have a one-
up on every other team in
college basketball history.
They will be the first na-
tional champion team hon-
ored on a Wheaties box.

ASSISTANT LEAVES: UF assis-
tant coach Donnie Jones was
hired as Marshall's head coach
Friday.
"My. time here has just
been unbelievable," Jones
said. "I'm so excited to have
the opportunity to be a part
of this special situation at
Marshall."
Jones, a Marshall alum-
nus, was an assistant coach
under Donovan with the
Thundering Herd and spent
two years there before com-
ing to Gainesville.
Jones is the second
Donovan assistant to leave in
the last two years. Anthony
Grant took the Virginia
Commonwealth job last sea-
son and led the team to an
NCAA Tournament berth.
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ALLIGATOR
www.alligatorSports.org


Donovan

"chose legacy


over history

His players call him a
master motivator.
He has a reputation
for being a talented recruiter.
But it's prowess as a strategist
that is going to earn UF men's
basketball coach Billy Donovan
an elite reputation and a whole
lot of money.
And I'm not talking about X's
and O's.
Don't think for a second that
Donovan was honestly consid-
ering taking the Kentucky job.
While Kentucky has an amaz-
ing fan base and all the glamour
in the
World, it
lacks the
most im-
portant
feature
of all: a
Bryan Jones better
Bryan Out Loud chance at
bjones@alligator.org success
than the.
UF job.
, High school juniors and se-
niors don't care what Kentucky's
basketball program did 50 years
ago under Adolph Rupp or even
10 years ago under Rick Pitino or
Tubby Smith.
I doubt 10 percent of the guys
Kentucky recruits even know
who Adolph Rupp is.
And let's face it.
Would you rather live the
next four years of your life in
Kentucky or in Florida?
Donovan- isn't stupid.
He could see right through
Kentucky's lure. After all, this
is the guy who personally ran
Tubby Smith out of Kentucky by
knocking the Wildcats off of their
pedestal in the Southeastern
Conference.
Take into account the added
pressure at Kentucky and the
fact that Donovan would have to
pack up and leave his stable life
in Gainesville, and it's easy to
see that Donovan likely had very
little interest in the Kentucky

SEE OUT LOUD, PAGE 31


UF fans revel in emotional send-off


* THE SIEMENS TROPHY
WAS PRESENTED.

By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
nzaccardi@alligator.org

They packed the O'Connell
Center and overflowed into
The Swamp to pay their final
farewells to the greatest team
in UF history.
Fans came out in droves
to celebrate the back-to-back
national champion Gators bas-
ketball team Friday night.
The night was somber,
cheesy, humorous, but most of
all, bittersweet.
"I'm so proud of the way
these guys have been a team,
the way they've picked up
themselves, the way they've
handled themselves," UF
coach Billy Donovan said. "I
want to thank them from the
bottom of my heart."
Before the party began, a
moment of silence was held
for former Gainesville Police
Department Lt. Corey Dahlem,
who died Wednesday after get-
ting hit by a drunken driver
while on duty during Monday
night's celebration.
Then the players came
through the crowd one by one,
taking in the O'Dome experi-
ence one final time.
That's what Al Horford said


he would remember the most.
"Playing at the O'Connell
Center in front of all of these
people," -he- said. I I-love the
Gator Nation. This feeling is a
great feeling."
They pulled off the same
stunt they did at Midnight
Madness before the season
started, as Joakim Noah non-


chalantly tossed a crystal ball
over his shoulder and let it
shatter into pieces on the
stage.
And like the championship
celebration in 2006, the court
from the Final Four lay below
the stage.
The court will be cut into
2,200 1-foot-by-2-foot pieces


and sold off to benefit UF's
scholarship fund.
Then the departing juniors
received -a senior send-off as
they were handed their framed
jerseys in a ceremony normally
devoted to Senior Day.
The fans showed their ap-

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Luanne Dietz/ Alligator Staff
Al Horford (left) and Corey Brewer (right) react to the celebration Friday night in the O'Connell
Center where the team was honored for its second consecutive national championship.


By ANTONIO GONZALEZ
Alligator Staff Writer
agonzalez@alligator.org

Another UF practice has ended.
Players and coaches are walking to the
locker room, refreshing themselves with their
favorite flavor of Gatorade.
Not Drew Miller.
He's stillworking on snaps with Tim Tebow,
trying to master the quarterback's cadence.
The extra time isn't a requirement, but Miller
has made it one.
He doesn't want to be the lone question
mark on an offensive line filled with answers.
"The coaches have asked me to step up
and lead the line," said Miller, a senior who
is making the switch from guard to center, the


only position on the line that doesn't return a
starter. "It's my job to be a leader, and I'm try-
ing to lead by example."
Putting in extra time has become a
trademark for the
Gators offensive line.
The squad entered last
season filled with holes but
worked to become a domi-
nant force during UF's
championship run.
This season, the line
Miller is expected to anchor a
Gators team depleted by
graduation and the NFL Draft.
"We've got young guys everywhere
except the offensive line," Miller said. "We
have to be the leaders and step it up."


UF's offensive linemen have combined for 56
starts a stark contrast to a year ago, when
the number was 17.
That was when the linemen were criticized,
not praised.
That was when many thought the
line was too raw and untalented to run
Coach Urban Meyer's spread offense.
How things have changed.
"A lot of people doubted us last
year," left tackle Phil Trautwein said.
"So we just worked to become the best."
The linemen have two rings to show for their
effort one for the Southeastern Conference
title and another for the national title and
have become the model of success for their

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Now y the independent florida of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida We lnforrm Vu Deciia VOLUME 100 ISSUE 132 MONDAY,APRIL9,2007 Gators fans chip in to fallen officer's fund E STUDENTS COLLECTED THE DONATIONS. By ERIN EHRLICH Alligator Writer Amid mumbles of "I can't believe that happened" and "that really sucks," UF students and fans emptied their wallets and donated about $12,000 Friday evening to the family of a police officer who died last week. Before the UF basketball championship pep rally, UF students collected donations for the late Lt. Corey Dablem's children's college fund. Dahlem died Wednesday after he was struck by a drunken driver on West University Avenue early Tuesday, following the postgame revelry. Donation tables for the Corey Dahlem for Brandon and Katherine College Education Fund were set up in front of the O'Connell Center before the pep rally. Students and Student Government leaders held out buckets as they walked up and down the lines that stretched for blocks. Student Body Treasurer Ryan Moseley was there collecting money, and he said the fundraiser provides some relief to Dahlem's family. "It was absolutely amazing," Moseley said. "It really showed how generous everyone can be with a tragedy like this." SG Cabinet Chairman Frantz Duchatellier said about every third person in line put money into his bucket. "A lot of people told me if I had a credit card machine, they would donate," Duchatellier said. After his first 10 minutes of collecting, he said he already had more than $200. Julie Goeckel, a psychology senior whose husband is an officer with the Gainesville Police Department, said, "I've put in three 20s since I've been here." Adam Gismondi, a higher education administration graduate student, was collectSEE DONATIONS, PAGE 12 Luanne Dietz/ Alligator Staff UF Student Body Treasurer Ryan Mosely helps collect money in support of a fund for Lt. Corey Dahlem's children outside the O'Connell Center on Friday night. Restaurant robbed twice By JESSICA PONN Alligator Writer Police have yet to apprehend any suspects after employees at a local restaurant were robbed at gunpoint twice within five days, according to a press release from the Alachua County Sheriff's Office. The armed robberies took place at California Chicken Grill, 2124 SW 34th St., on Monday and Friday during earlymorning hours, according to the release. Situated in the 34th Street Plaza shopping center near Kash 'n' Karry and Gumby's Pizza, the restaurant is open until 3 a.m. Sarah Jesperson was working at the cash register Monday at 1:38 a.m., when a person described as a 5-foot-6-inch man walked into the store holding a gun and demanding money, according to the release. John MacAllister, a 23-year-old manager who was working that night, said he was in the back of the store Local when the robbery took place. News He said Jesperson walked up to him calmly and told him what had happened but she did not seem scared. "She's kind of brave like that," he said. MacAllister said Jesperson has since moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. He does not believe she had anything to do with the robbery. SEE ROBBED, PAGE 12 Site helps grads with debt They can register for loan relief By KIM WILMATH Alligator Contributing Writer College graduates may be ready to buy a house or go on vacation, but a daunting debt may force them to put those plans on hold. Interest on college loans starts accumulating shortly after graduation, which can make things difficult for students going into entry-level positions. But a new online service seeks to make students' debt more manageable. Jamie Hernandez and her husband, Marcus, created Education Registry an online service that allows parents, engaged couples and recent college graduates to ask for monetary gifts toward their educations. When the two began registering for their wedding, all they really wanted was relief from $50,000 of dreamcrushing debt due to student loans, said Jamie Hernandez, chief executive officer and co-founder of the company. "If we were able -to pay off the student loans, we could get a house and use it." Jamie Hernandez entrepreneur "We registered for fine china because everyone told us we had to," she said. "If we were able to pay off the student loans, we could get a house and use it." The Hernandezes' wedding was in June, but the Web site wasn't up and SEE REGISTRY, PAGE 12 "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" The popular computer game World of Warcraft offers entertainment and an escape. But it is often addictive, consuming players' time for hours each day. For story, see pg. 9. FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 21 CROSSWORD 28 SPORTS 32 E The Gators said their goodbyes Friday at a packed O'connell Center during the national championship celebration. In addition to the '04s, an assistant coach wil be leaving UF. See story, pg. 32. Rain 69/52 visit www.alligator.org /1-4 7

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2, ALLIGATOR M MONDAY, APRIL 9,2007 News Today WHAT'S HAPPENING Queerly Beloved North Lawn, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Pride Student Union hosts a gay marriage demonstration. Nutrition Lecture CSE Bldg., Rm. E121, 4:05 p.m. The food science and human nutrition department presents "Efficacy of Folate and Vitamin B6 for Treatment of Depression" with graduate student Titi Yang. FORECAST TODAY RAIN 69/52 TUESDAY RAIN 77/58 WEDNESDAY THUNDER STORMS 84/60 THURSDAY THUNDER STORMS 85/56 FRIDAY SUNNY 87/60 FAB Reorientation Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m. Reitz Union Rion Ballroom, The National Philharmonic of 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Russia performs. Florida Alternative Breaks groups reflect on their The Alligator strives to be accurate and Spring Break trips. dlear in its news reports and editorials. if you find an error, please call our Orchestra Performance newsroom at (352) 376-4458 or send an P fe-mail to editor@alligatnr.org, Phillips Center for the atrog a the independjorida VOLUME 100 ISSUE 132 ISSN 0889-2423 Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications Inc., of Gainesville, Florida NEWSROOM 352-376-4458 (Voice), 352-376-4467 (Fax) Editor Jessica Riffel, jriffel@alligator.org Managing Editor/ Print Kat Laskowski, klaskowski@alligator.org Managing Editor/ New Media Brett Roegiers, broegiers@alligator.org University Editor Chad Smith, csmith@alligator.org Metro Editor Dominick Tao, dtao@alligator.org Enterprise Editor Alejandra Cancino, acancino@alligator.org Freelance Editor Beth Romanik bromanik@alligator.org Opinions Editor Jessica Holland,jholland@alligator.org Sports Editor Nick Zaccardi, nzaccardi@alligator.org Sports Assistant Editor Brian Steele, bsteele@alligator.org alligatorSports.org Editor Bryan Jones, bjones@alligator.org Editorial Board -Jessica Riffel, Kat Laskowski, Jessica Holland, Tom Durrenberger, Leigh Shapiro, Jonathan Tietz Photo Editors Luanne Dietz, ldietz@alligator.org Jeremiah Wilson, jwilson@alligator.org the Avenue Editor Cristina Barone, cbarone@alligator.org Art Director A.S. 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MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 3 Take the road to success. Join the team that's #25 on FORTUNEO magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For"! Here's a Ernst & I magazin from #6 professi our peol environn success for the Visit us nr vizit t ERNST YnUNU Quality In Everything We Do GAINESVILLE Explosion blasts trash bin By DOMINICK TAO Alligator Staff Writer dtso@alligator.org Early Friday morning, something inside a Dumpster in the student ghetto exploded. While nobody was injured by the blast, the spectacle was loud and fiery enough to startle several residents of a neighborhood accustomed to loud bangs and early-morning screams. Morgan Beasley, whose ground-floor apartment is about 10 feet from where the explosion happened, said she was watching TV when the walls of her living room flashed red. "I heard a noise -then I saw flames go across my window," she said. "1 was scared." "i heard a noise -then I saw flames go across my window. I was scared." Morgan Beasley Gainesville resident The explosion, which happened in -the parking lot of a College Park Apartments building at the intersection of Northwest Third Avenue and Northwest 15th Street, had enough force to blanket the entire lot with chunks of flaming garbage. Thrown-away Steak 'n' Shake bags were left smoldering next to an improperly parked motorcycle. A singed tampon box was shot about 20 feet. By the time two residents charged in with fire extinguishers, a Zephyrhills water bottle had already melted into the pavement. The streams of chemical flame retardant from the residents' extinguishers were enough to douse the burning trash on the ground. But the smoke from inside the nearly full, green, steel Dumpster only grew more intense over time. Smoke began billowing into the night sky. A fire engine arrived within five minutes of the call. Ten minutes and hundreds of gallons of water later, the firefighters had turned the parking lot into a puddle, extinguishing most of the smoke. Members of the emergency crew said they suspected a discarded cigarette butt caused the fire, which they guessed ignited an aerosol can in one of the trash bags. 1 2007ERNsT&YouNG L

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4, ALLIGATOR E MONDAY, APRIL 9,2007 As crunch time nears, students' stress skyrockets FINALS ARE THE BUSIEST TIME FOR UF'S MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES. By LAKEN DAVIS Alligator Contributing Writer As another term winds down, UF officials are seeing a rise in the number of students seeking relief from end-of-the-year stress. At the beginning of the semester, Dr. BethAnne Blue saw roughly 10 students each week at Student Mental Health Services. Now she sees about twice that many. One of the main problems students report at this time of the semester is feeling overwhelmed with final exams and papers, she said. "Sometimes, I think college is really just a four-year exercise in time and stress management," Blue said. Students who are not managing their time and stress well tend to not have any free time built into their lives, she said. This only increases the amount of pressure they feel. The immune system will often crash after a period of stress, Blue added. This makes students vulnerable to illness during a break or between semesters. Sometimes poor stress management can lead a student to withdraw from a class or even drop out of school. Dr. Natalie Indelicato of the UF Counseling Center has also seen a rise in the number of students seeking mental help. "The increase starts just after Spring Break," she said. Public During this time, the center Health increases the number of appointments it allots for each week. The main problem she sees is stress related to finals, graduation or plans for the future, she said. Blue advises students dealing with stress to ,participate in activities outside school, and to have artistic outlets and a good support system. Environmental science junior Carrie 'Uim deals with stress by making time for herself, she said. To dear her mind, she meets with friends, takes a walk, watches television and reads. "I also tend to rely on my family a lot," she said. "I call my mom all the time when I'm stressed out." CHARITY Gainesville hosts inaugural crossword competition By DEVIN CULCLASURE Alligator Contributing Writer UF senior Cara Bowen-Goldberg rested her chin on the palm of her hand, racking her brain for a three-letter word that fit the due "put a lid on it." But the answer would not come. "That was a tough one," she said after examining the answer key and learning that the correct word was "pot." "I was looking at it wrong." Bowen-Goldberg and 40 others competed Saturday in the inaugural North Florida Crossword Puzzle Tournament at Gainesville's Savannah Grande reception hall. Donations and entrance fees raised about $2,000 for the annual Generation Connection summer camp at the Woodland Park Boys & Girls "It's comforting to know that there are other people in Gainesville who love crossword puzzles." Cara Bowen-Goldberg UF senior Club, said Joel Daunic, a tournament organizer and a founder of the camp. Gainesville resident Gail Axtell, 65, won the individual contest. Wes Corbett; his wife, Nancy; and their friend Pat Srygley took first place in the team competition. The puzzlers were scored on how quickly and accurately they completed their puzzles, and a hush swept the room each tim a new 30-minute round started. The competitors faced increasingly difficult puzzles from The New York Times as the tournament advanced. "That last one was terrible," Axtell said. Daunic said he was pleased with the turnout on Easter weekend. Only two UF students participated this year, but he said next year he would create more age groups so that puzzlers could compete without feeling intimidated. Bowen-Goldberg said the tournament was fun even though she didn't win. "It's comforting to know that there are other people in Gainesville who love crossword puzzles," she said. ,tWAN AMERrMA REM=@IO www.chevrolet.com fg(owip INc Resume & Glamour Pinups Featuring A Digital Thble Top Book 377-6583 2306 SW 13th St. Glaniour-pics.org Only$20 cart TRUST IS EVERYTHING For something as important as your face or body, trust the team at the University of Florida Center for Cosmetic Surgery. We offer a wide range of advanced procedures and services to keep you looking your best, including: Breast Surgery Aesthetic Facial Surgery a Liposculpture Injectible Fillers for Lips and Wrinkles Skin Care -Laser Therapy Call us today to schedule your FREE skin care consultation with our Fresh Faces medical professionals, and pick up complimentary skin care product samples. University of Florida Center for Cosmetic Surg Shands 352.265.8402 Shands.org Kim Wilmath / Alligator Staff ery I M-0a

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MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 5 Carpool program expands Users must pay $60 each year By ARIELLA GUTMAN Alligator Contributing Writer If you haven't noticed, it's hard to park at UP. But the faculty carpool program is changing to weed out cheaters and to ensure that more people are able to participate. Beginning this year, only two UF faculty or staff members are needed to form a carpool. The program previously required three. Though the program was free for more than 10 years, UF has now started charging carpoolers $60 per year, said Scott Fox, the director of UF's Transportation and Parking Services. Though an application was used as a "crap detector" in order to examine those applying for the decals, some tried to beat the system by pretending to be part of someone else's carpool so the others could get the decal, Fox said. The department hopes the $60 fee will weed out abuse, he said. "If you have to pay $60 to register, you won't just come in claiming you are in someone's carpool when you really aren't," he said. The change to the carpool system was proposed last summer as a part of UF President Bernie Machen's initiative to make UF's campus more environmentally friendly As part of the overall environmental push under UF's Office of Sustainability, the carpool program is promoted as a way to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, Fox said. UF has also brought Flexcar, a car-sharing program, to campus. Flexcar allows faculty, staff and students to pick up a car parked on campus and pay an hourly or daily fee to use it. According to UF Transportation and Parking Advisory Committee figures, 54 carpools have been formed under the new program since January. About 45 percent of the carpools are made up of couples who are both employees of UF or Shands at UP. The department and the committee are looking into reforming the 10 small carpool areas into fewer zones with more parking spaces, Fox said. S \W AT GATORS cA itSslGFORSUcc You had to be in Glendale to get these one of a kind T-shirts commemorating the Florida Gators' 2006 BCS National Championship -until now. suosportstv corn PURCHASE YOUR COMMEMORATIVE FLORIDA GATORS "DESERT TURNED TO SWAMP" T-SHIRT AT SUNSPORTSTV.COM OR ANY OF THESE FINE STORES: Gatormania, Gainesville G ator Fever, Gainesville The Florida Book Store, Gainesville Gators Plus, Gainesville Gator Dollar, Gainesville Campus Outfitters, Gainesville James Albury, a computer support analyst for the UF Computing Help Desk, said at times he has trouble parking on campus. He said he has had to park as far away from the Hub as Lake Alice. Albury, who lives in Orange Park, said he lives too far away to carpool. He used to have to get to work at 7:30 a.m. to make sure he had a spot at Library West, he said. When the library closed for renovation, parking became limited for him and his colleagues. He also said that he only knows a few people in the carpool program and that at times, it can be restrictive. "At the beginning of the day or after your day at work, it is hard to schedule things around being responsible for getting someone else home," he said. "Sometimes people need to pick up their kids or have appointments to get to." "The major advantage is that you can leave campus during the day and come back." Michael Katovich chairman of the Transportation and Parking Advisory Committee For people like Albury who aren't sure if other UF faculty and staff live near them, UF has contracted the help of an online database called GreenRide, where employees can find each other based on location and other preferences, Fox said. Users can list as much information as they want, including what gender they are, whether they smoke or whether they have a vehicle. UF's GreenRide database has more than 170 users registered to date, said Michael Katovich, the chairman of the Transportation and Parking Advisory Committee. With the new program, spaces will be plentiful, Katovich said, because the spots for carpool parking are in areas where spaces can be added or taken away when needed. "We did not think the old program was as robust as we wanted it to be," said Katovich, who said that carpoolers are virtually guaranteed a spot at any time of the day. "The major advantage is that you can leave campus during the day and come back," he said. NO COUPON NEEDED! NO EXPIRATION DATE TO REhEPMBER! Just bring in a valid student ID to any Gainesville Jiffy Lube and receive OFF Jiffy Lube Signature Service@ Oil Change For more information, please visit: WWWjiffylubesoUtheast.com The Well-Oiled Machine A memorial for Gainesville Police Department Lt. Corey Dahlem sits on the corner of West University Avenue and Fletcher Drive, where he was hit by a truck after the men's basketball national championship game. GPD patches and blue and black ribbons were attached to light poles at the corner, as well.

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6, ALLIGATOR 0 MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2007 Editorial Too few courses CLAS deficit hurts all students ou spent hours working out the perfect schedule -one that would begin no earlier than 10:40 a.m. and end no later than 2:45 p.m. each day. You searched for the perfect elective course so you could keep your Bright Futures scholarship and actually learn something interesting at the same time. You waited impatiently for your registration time to approach. You log in to ISIS. You type in the section number. Crap. Departmentally controlled. There goes your ideal schedule, all because of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences' $4 million deficit. Due to this, the college has to limit seats in some of its classes, making them available only to students majoring in those departments. It has operated on the same budget since 2000 -but now has almost 3,000 more students majoring in its departments. CLAS should be the most well-funded undergraduate college on campus. It's the largest college on campus, and almost 36 percent of all undergraduates' majors are in one of CLAS's departments. And just about everyone must take a course through the college, thanks to general education requirements. Students with majors in other colleges often use CLAS for their secondary majors or minors. But this semester -and for the forseeable future -many willbe out of luck and stuck with the leftovers. These kinds of problems make UF seem more like a trade school than a high-quality university. Instead of being able to choose from a wide variety of elective courses, many students are stuck with the ones the majors didn't fill -most likely lower-level courses. -This is just more evidence in UF's case for the "Academic Enhancement Program." If CLAS had the 200 additional faculty members it's vying for, it c6uld offer more courses for majors, non-majors and even those students looking to take elective courses for the sake of learning. It takes two hat's cheap, convenient and has amazing benefits? Give up? It's UF's carpool program for faculty and staff. Yes, for just $60 a semester each, you and a coworker can carpool to campus. And some of the best parking spaces are reserved just for you. We're talking spots near Shands at UF, Criser Hall and the Reitz Union. And UF is making it easier than ever to qualify. In the past, at least three people were needed for a carpool. But starting May 1, it will only take two to be eligible. The change came about because too few people were utilizing the program. But hopefully with the new regulations, more people will carpool to campus. Carpooling is often seen as a huge pain in the ass -schedule coordination and those awkward precoffee conversations come to mind. But on the other hand, carpooling reduces harm to the environment, traffic congestion, and wear and tear on vehicles. And the decal is a quarter of the cost of an orange decal. Factor in the savings on the costs of gas, and that's quite a bit of extra dough in your pockets. We hope to see an increase in the number of carpool program participants, because a little extra hassle is definitely worth the longterm benefits. I*the independent Mllda aliigaiiPr Jessica Riffel Tom Durrenberger EDITOR Leigh Shapiro Kat Laskowski Jonathan Tietz MANAGING EDITOR EDITORIAL BOARD Jessica Holland OPINIONS EDITOR The Alligator encourages comments from readers. Letters to the editor should not exceed 150 words (about one lettet-sized page). They most he typed, double-spaced and most include the author's name, classification 00 phone number. Names willbe withheld it the writer shows jot cause. me tresere the right to edit tot length. grammar, style and libel, Seed letters to leotetsaligoton.org, bring them to 1105 W. coUierity Ane., on send them to P.O. Boo 14257, Ganesville, FL 32004-2257.Columns of about 550 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 376-4458. Opinions ALLIGATOR www.alligator.org/opinions -1 W 15 -AI&1 Column Bottled water often tap water in disguise t's at supermarkets and fast food chains. It's at Disney World and all over campus. It's probably in your fridge right now. No, not America's contagious spirit of political harmony -it's bottled water. "Wow," you're probably thinking. "I went out of my way to grab an Alligator so I could read about water." But wait -there's more. That bottled water you crave may not be what you think it is. There's a good chance the closest it's come to a mountain or a forest is the pristine image on the label. That's right: A whole lot of bottled water is just glorified tap water. And a lot of that isn't even glorified -it's just straight out of the tap. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, about 25 percent of bottled water is tap water, which may be filtered or just bottled right out of the municipal pipes. But surely, none of the big brands would do such a thing, right? Of course not. Just Dasani and Aquafina -Coke and Pepsi's contributions, respectively, to the bottled-water craze. They're just filtered tap water with a couple of added minerals. Dasani, for example, has salt listed as one of the ingredients -just what I look for when my thirst needs quenching. And although Dasani is one of the most popular bottled-water brands in America, it failed to break into the British market. Brits found out it was just filtered tap water and became indignant. Soon after, bromate -a carcinogen -was discovered in bottles produced in Britain. The water was recalled, and plans to crack open the European market were scrapped. To this day, Dasani isn't'sold there. If tap water is significantly altered before it is bottled, the label doesn't have to say where it came from. But if it isn't, it's on the label. If the label says "from a municipal source" or "from a community water supply," it's nothing more than tap water. Take a look next time you're buying a bottle. Patrick Barrett So what does this boil down to? letters@alligator.org Odds are, even if you're a bottledwater purist, you've consumed large amounts of tap water, and -big surprise -you're fine. That should be obvious. One of the perks of living in America is that you can drink the water here. After all, bottled water that is regulated by the government is held, at the very most, to the same standard as tap water. And it's only regulated if it crosses state lines after it's bottled. Plus, cities must analyze their water and publish reports each year stating exactly what's in it. Bottled-water companies don't have to. Some people still feel that the taste of bottled water is superior. Maybe it is. But consider a blind taste test done by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission: Three hundred participants were offered samples of Aquafina, Crystal Geyser and San Francisco tap water and asked which tasted the best. Half picked the tap water, a quarter picked bottled water and the rest couldn't tell the difference. If you want to keep drinking bottled water, go for it. But when tap water costs about half a cent per gallon, and bottled water can be 2,000 times more -make sure you know what you're buying. If you can figure out how much of your water preference is in your head, you can keep a whole lot more in your wallet. Patrick Barrett is a junior majoring in Russian. His column appears on Mondays. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator. Reader response Today's question: Do you prefer Friday's question: Are you glad 95% YES bottled water to tap water? men's basketball head coach 5% NO Billy Donovan is staying at UF? 101TOTAL VOTES Vote or post a message at www.aliligator.org s5MAV~ 1,,e 77MT? U7

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MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 7 Letters to the Editor Drunken driving never an accident I am writing this in response to Kevin Fridy's letter that appeared in Thursday's Alligator. Drunken driving is not a mistake nor an accident. There is no excuse at all to even consider drunken driving. I am puzzled and ashamed that such an irresponsible attitude comes from a graduate student here at UF. The typically over-enforcing Gainesville Police Department let down its guard for one night to allow us to celebrate in grand fashion, and now one of the officers' friends is dead. Good luck with GPD being lenient next time we have something big to celebrate. I fully expect riot gear and tear gas -all because one person could not control his alcohol intake, to the point of being almost three times over the legal limit and then attempting to drive. Drunken driving is immature, immoral and illegal. Yet it continues to happen on a regular basis. Why should we forgive someone who lacks any of these values and takes another's life as a result of his'actions? Most of us know of at least one person who has been killed by a drunken driver. It is something that no one should ever have to go through. All of us should take our responsibility as drivers as seriously as the Gators basketball team took winning the past two national championship. Do you think Joakim Noah does a keg stand before every game? Does Al Horford start off each practice with a power hour? Basketball, along with other sports, is a difficult and dangerous activity. So is driving a car. In 2005 there were 16,885 alcohol-related traffic deaths in the United States, representing 39 percent of all traffic deaths. I hope the law enforcement agencies of this community can tackle the drunken driving problem in our community with newfound enthusiasm and energy after their loss last week. They lost a good friend, but hopefully something good can come out of all of this. To the-Gator Nation, please be responsible adults. If your friends are not being responsible, offer to drive them home or find them another safe way home. Wesley Hetrick UF employee Unfair to deny photos, permit Playboy I found last week's article "Explicit photos removed from the Pride Month exhibit" incredibly offensive. The hypocrisy of saying in one article that two men kissing is offensive while the article next to it said men might get to see the girls in their classes nude in Playboy magazine is appalling. I do not see how a project, whose purpose was to show individual sexual identities that did not break laws could be censored beca offend some people. The p show nudity, and they are p creative way. But Playboy is allowed to women to appear naked in t This contrast portrays the dards in our society. How is it off6nsive to sho love kissing, while it is inoff women for posing nude in are distributed nationwide? As a gay man, I see the m me how I should live my lif me what I can and cannot c might offend some. When dic decide that the majority is and forget to protect and re norities? UF leads fight for a smoke-f Let's face it. Even smokers admit tha a nasty habit and that it is health. With many serious condit coronary disease, cancer an problems -not to mention and discolored teeth -re smoking, it is a no-brainer cided to implement new str any decency fight against smoking. use it might I feel comfortable knowing I will not be iotos do not bothered by secondhand smoke when I'm resented in a inside any classroom building or dormitory on campus. advertise for And no smoking is allowed within 50 he magazine. feet, or approximately three car lengths, of double stana building. Thank you, UF, for looking out for my health. v two men in I am also glad that I don't have to worry ensive to pay about coughing due to smoke inhalation pictures that when I'm watching a football game in the Swamp. majority telling I'll have my clean, smoke-free air, thank e and telling you very much! o because it I remember in 2005, when hookahs this country were supposedly the new "cool" way to always right smoke and students on campus would set aspect the mitheirs up on benches in the courtyards of the residence halls. In came the UF adminMichael Krug istration to save the day. 3BA In 2006, hookahs were. banned from within all housing property, even the courtyards, with students facing judicial action for their wrongdoing. ree campus The reason: Hookahs are considered drug paraphernalia. t smoking is I would like to openly congratulate UF bad for your for its efforts in making our air cleaner on campus. ions, such as Send more troops, lay down more laws, d respiratory do whatever it takes to win this war on bad breath smoking. I will vote "yes" for a smoke-free sulting from campus any day. why UF deRohan Jairam ategies in its 3HH PLAYBOYS LOOKING FOR UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA COEDS TO APPEAR IN THE MAGAZINE'S OCTOBER 2007 "GIRLS OF THE SEC" PICTORIAL. AUDITIONS: APRIL 9'" & 10" a r a t % vrGil ay20 Y_

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8, ALLIGATOR E MONDAY, APRIL 9,2007 MULTICULTURAL Festival celebrates spring By ALLYSON AYERS Alligator Contributing Writer A small, green sheet of paper was creased and folded into a delicate turtle, right down to the curves of its feet and its patterned. shell. UF freshman Enrique Chan spent 25 minutes explaining the complex folds to a small crowd gathered around a table. The origami table was one of the activities at the UF Japanese Club's Spring Festival. The three-hour event, which took place Saturday afternoon on the North Lawn, was the first of its kind at UF. "Most people know about Japanese culture through anime, and they get a very one-dimensional look at what it actually is," said junior Amanda Siefman, who studies Japanese. The festival included a Japanese tea ceremony, a welcome speech from the Deputy Consul Watanabe of the Consulate General of Japan in Miami; and a demonstration of aikido -a modem Japanese martial art. The Japanese Club's roughly 40 active members started planning the $1,800 event in January. "There's more to Japan than just comics and cartoons." Cliff Cramer UF Japanese Club president Cliff Cramer, a fifth-year student and the club's president, said he estimated several hundred people stopped by throughout the day -a number he was proud of because advertising for the event had started less than a week before. "There's more to Japan than just comics and cartoons," Cramer said. "I hope people learned that today." The taste of Brazil By JASON SILVER Alligator Contributing Writer While savoring the pork and rice in his favorite Brazilian dish -feijoada -on Wednesday, UF junior Renato Barbosa da Silva said the food reminded him of home. The dinner he was eating was just one of the Brazilian Student Association's seven events last week geared to spread Brazilian culture and increase group membership. While serving food to more than 150 people at the Institute of HispanicLatino Cultures, group Treasurer Julia Carvalho said the event was such a hit, they ran out of rice in an hour. "Food night is always so popular," she said. Caitlin Holmes, a sophomore who took part in Friday's samba workshop at the Brazilian Cultural Arts Exchange, said the dance is special to Brazilian culture. "Brazilian culture is On very passionate, and the Campus dance embodies that," she said. Strong planning and turnouts made Brazil Week a success, members said. "It was the best Brazil Week yet," said group President Larissa Galante. "We are happy so many people got to experience Brazilian culture, and we're looking forward to planning programs like this in the future." New and Used Books Gifts, Cards, and Accessories Booli Gallery0%, a Gainesville Legend Whopper Publx Shopping Center We buy1 books Nw I6tB~lvd. &NW 435t 371-1231_ Classic Carwash Full Detailing -Wmndo Timitng 3515 SW Arcr Rd. 374-9227 GENERAL NUTRITION CENTERS 25% OFF any one GNC Product Cannot be conbinedNeed coupon. 3914 SW Archer Rd o nlyava able at Butle Plaza location Waily g d Es 60/ Il ~ 2007 A U D I T I O N S You could be the next member of our squad! Log onto www.atlantafalcons.com for audition details SOnline MCAT Science Review! A $499 VALUE! Enroll in a Kaplan MCAT Course in April and get Online MCAT Science Review free!" Kaplan's MCAT Science Review includes: 46 online lessons that refresh critical science concepts 24 computer-based science quizzes to reinforce learning 24/7 online access for self-paced learning This is THE BEST Kaplan MCAT promotion available, hands down! DO NOT miss this opportunity that only happens once a year! Visit our office in the Reitz Union or call 377-8050. Enroll by April 30th! Kaplan offers the most realistic practice for the computer-based MCAT. 1-800-KAP-TEST I kaptest.com/mcat Higher MCAf-scmre guaaoteed or Your money back. Find your calling. Alligator Classifieds. [352]373.FIND aft 11 or L50 Domestic Bottles for everyone *3 Yuengling Pitchers -KAPLAN STUDENTS REiCEIVE UNLIMITED ACCESS TO ALL 8 A C EXAMS.

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MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 9 World of Warcraft kills time, offers gamers an escape Some admit they've been add By JESSIE COLEMAN Alligator Writer jcoleman@alligator.org Michael Bobek's hands hovered over his laptop's keyboard, his fingers poised tentatively above the strip of number buttons across the top. "Now?" he asked, speaking into the headset tlat hung around his neck. "Npow," a voice confirmed through the computer. In a deluge of clicking, Bobek moved in for the kill. His fingers danced across the keys with the certainty of hours of practice. Bobek, a UF sophomore, didn't need to look at his hands. Instead, his eyes focused intently on the screen, where his player, a brutish blue-green troll with annor and a sword, repeatedly sliced into an enchanted horse. The battle had started, and it would be another three or four hours before Bobek could leave the virtual World of Warcraft, a multiuser, role-playing computer game. "Hopefully that's all if will take, because I still have homework to do," Bobek said. He is one of many UF students who belong to World of Warcraft, which reached 8.5 million players worldwide in March. As the game's following grows, so does the time commitment of some players. Joe DiPietro, an educational technology graduate student, said more World of Warcraft players are devoting large quantities of time to the game. DiPietro researches various aspects of 'gaming, including the fine line between playing as a healthy hobby versus a dangerous addiction. DiPietro said a small percentage of World of Warcraft players are actually addicted. But as the popularity grows, symptoms of excessive play -. the sacrifice of relationships, school, work and other responsibilities -will get worse, he said. "As online gaming is even more common, the problems are becoming more common," he said. From his own experience as a player for about 12 years and from his research, DiPietro understands the tendency to become entrapped by a game in which success hinges on time-commitment rather than skill. In this virtual world, which was created by Blizzard Entertainment in 1994, players compete against both the game and other users. Players pick up the game for various reasons -some seek entertainment, some seek a reprieve from reality, and other community of friends. Bobek plays the game alm for at least two hours, and he c ing a three-hour break between "To get anything really dor able to dedicate a good two to time," he said. His total playing time ove is about 84 days, eight houn -and counting. Bobek's roc late that he spent about 20 pe playing the game. Subtracting sleep a night, Bobek spent abo his waking hours playing the g "It's more like a comm Since all of my frien there's more of a dr "I remember thinking it w Bobek said. For the other 65 percent of is busy. He attends classes, ph cted World of Warcraft in high school with a group of friends. When they left for college and Freda seek an online stayed home in Fort Myers, he spent hours in his room playing the game. ost every night In his World of Warcraft prime during often plays dursummer 2005, Freda woke up at about 11 a.m. his classes. and played until a.m. or 4 a.m., taking breaks ie, I have to be to go to the gym and eat meals. three hours at a 'If you don't have anything to do, you have to fill the void some way," he said. "You the past year can't just sit around and watch TV." five minutes Although boredom and loneliness origi'inmates calcunally motivated him to play, Freda became vent of his year trapped in his habit, which he likened to a eight hours of crack addiction. at 35 percent of "I was too far into it to stop," Freda said. ame. 'You form guilds, and they become friends. If you stop playing, you're kind of like backstabunity thing. bing them." When Freda moved to Gainesville last ds play it, year, real-world friends trumped his need to aw to it." please his online companions. He recently Leah Jackson started skateboarding and spends more time UF sophomore outdoors. Occasionally he logs back into the game, but he plays one or two hours at most. "Now I actually have people to hang out as a lot worse," with," he said. "I love my roommates. We hang out all the time." his time, Bobek Like Freda, many World of Warcraft users ys on an intramake friends through the game, another factor 44 ,.,.,A that causes players to give up their time. mural soccer eam, ougesw resan, as of recently, has a girlfriend. So far, Bobek said he manages dating without sacrificing gaming time. Occasionally Bobek devotes some of his extra time to studying. School comes easily for Bobek, although his grades suffered under a hard course load last semester (coincidentally the first semester he devoted significant time to World of Warcraft). Though he is aware of the hours he spends on the game, he doesn't consider his dedication unhealthy. "It's just what I do for fun," he said. "I played video games the whole time I was in high school, and I was valedictorian. I mean, I'm ." Bobek's focus suddenly shifted to the game, his fingers punching madly at the keyboard. A few minutes later, after another successful kill, Bobek came back from his trance. "Sorry," he said. Although Bobek says he plays for pleasure, Eric Storch, an assistant professor of psychiatry and pediatrics, said other people turn to World of Warcraft for an escape. "Sometimes it's a manner of dealing," he said. Jon Freda, an SFCC sophomore who will take classes at UF in the fall, began playing Leah Jackson, a sophomore and a regular player, met most of her friends online. She talks with them over the phone or through Ventrilo, a program that allows people to converse through the computer. "It's more like a community thing," Jackson said. "Since all of my friends play it, there's more of a draw to it." Jackson plays about five hours most weekdays and as much as 12 hours per day on the weekends. She said her mother understands, but her father worries she is not experiencing college. "I feel like I'm not sometimes, but at the same time, I don't really care," she said. She said it's hard to meet other gamers at UF because most are on their computers. Even when she does find fellow gamers, persuading them to leave their rooms can be a challenge. "They are all nerdy, too," she said. "So if you want to go out, you have to tear them away. But Jackson does meet a group of friends for dinner every Monday Most of them are gamers, but they take a break from their virtual gallivanting to connect over dinner and drinks at the Pita Pit and Bubble Tea 88 on West University Avenue. "That's our time to make time for each other," she said. "Even though we would probably rather be playing video games." 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10, ALLIGATOR N MONDAY, APRIL 9,2007 NUTRITION Drink to your health By ASHLEY FURROW Alligator Contributing Writer Put down that can of soda and open a bottle of water instead. A recent study by UniLever Health Institute in the Netherlands and a nutrition professor at the University of North Carolina found that about 21 percent of calories consumed by Americans come from beverages -mostly soft drinks and fruit drinks with added sugars. And what people drink can account for their health just as much as what they eat. The problem is that people do not compensate for the extra calories they drink by eating less or exercising more, said Bobbi Langkamp-Henken, a UF associate professor in the food science and human nutrition department. "The bottom line is that moderation and variety is the key to a healthy life," she said. The increase in the serving size of beverages has led people to consume even more calories, Langkamp-Henken said. At a 7-Eleven, people can purchase a 44-ounce Super Big Gulp cup and fill if with a soft drink. If a person drinks one of those filled with regular Coke a day, it will only take six days to gain one pound if he or she eats regularly and does not exercise, she said. Sweetened drinks do little or nothing to curb a person's appetite, and caffeinated drinks can even increase it, Langkamp-Henken added. "The vending machines sell soda, high-sugar fruit juices and no milk." Bobbi Langkamp-Henken UF associate professor in the food science and human nutrition department Conversely, the healthiest beverages are water, coffee or tea, and low-fat or skim milk, according to the study. Langkamp-Henken said milk is essential to a healthy diet because it has nutrients such as protein, calcium, vitamin D and iron. She believes that students drink unhealthy beverages because they don't have many healthy options around campus. "The vending machines sell soda, high-sugar fruit juices and no milk," Langkamp-Henken said. "The only healthy option for (students) is water." After two men's basketball national championships,-it'snot just the signatures of'the players that are worth money. Before fansstormedinto the O'Connell Center Friday to celebrate the Gators' second consecutive basketball championship, more than 400 fans stopped by a 20by-15-foot Gators jersey to help raise money for head coach Billy Donovan's charity of choice. The charity, which has yet to be chosen, will receive $1 for every signature, up to $10,000, said Kim Smithers, a senior advertising specialist for Alltel, which is sponsoring the fundraiser. Fans of all ages lined up to sign the jersey, some leaving messages like "Go Gators!" along with their name. -LUANNE DIETZ Items needed: ClothingFurniture -Old Cell PhonesHousehold For any questions er ccrns please contact 352-377-5690 ton drop-off locations. Items* -Tiletries -school Peaceful Paths spe DOMESTIC ABOSENETWORK hit ifoitest abase. I Before you tell your parents. Law Offices of Robert J. Fenstersheib & Associates Personal Injury Product Liability Auto Accidents 9 Motorcycle Slip and Fall Moped Robert J. Fenstersheib Free Living Wills e Bicycle uDo8oly co 24-hour a Free Call & Consultation Personal Injury Attorney No Recovery -No Fee Main Office in Broward, available for consultation at Gainesville Executive Center, 309 NE 1st St.,Gainesville, FL 32601 also in Palm Beach & Naples Florida. hdin of a lawyer is an important decision at should not be based solely spaon ad erisements. tefare yea decKie ask asito seed you free wniten inforain about sor qualifications and eapen ence. + HAPPENSTANCE. >lna~n Fans sign for charity ounce servings of popular drinks Herbal Regular Diet tea: 2 coffee: 4 Water: 0 Pepsi: 0 ,-__ L ____ calories Kim Wilmath / Alligator Staff Find someone special, Advertise in The Alligator classifieds. 373-FIND F 1 me toC15A out your closets an~ VAV I

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MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 11 Greeks dance, sing for charity By JASON SILVER Alligator Contributing Writer This week, UF's Greek community couldn't stop dancing and singing: It played a big role in Dance Marathon and a lip-syncLing competition. Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority held its lip-synching competition, called "Deepher Dude," Thursday at Mojitos. Lauren Kingsberg, the event's chairwoman, said about $3,000 was raised for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She said the event has a special meaning for them. Greek "Deepher Dude means a lot to the ladies of ___ak Delta Phi Epsilon because one of our sisters suffers from the disease," she said. Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity won the overall competition, which included money raising and attendance. Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity won the lip-synch and dance portions. The Greek community also had a big hand in the success of Dance Marathon 2007. More than $100,000 was raised for the Children's Miracle Network at Shands Children's Hospital. The first-ranked Greek pair for money raised was Kappa Sigma Fraternity and Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. The secondranked pair was Kappa Delta Sorority and Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. Ryan Merkel, a Kappa Sigma Fraternity member, said Dance Marathon offers a chance for everyone to participate. "It's a huge part of our chapter's culture, and the brothCharles Roop Alligator ers know it goes toward a cause so close to home at Shands Dazzling display hospital," he said. UF Dazzlers help present the 2007, national champion men's basketball team Friday night at the O'Connell ThesAlphaEpsilonPhiSororityhosted a Seder dinnerfor Center. Fans could either enjoy festivities inside the O'Connell Center or in an overflow viewing area in Greek students on campus for Passover Einn Kelner, the Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. At the championship celebration, basketball coach Billy Donovan spoke and the sorority's president, said the chapter was thrilled to have the more than 120 people that attended the UF Hillel-sponsored team's most recent trophy was presented. event. Jason Silver is a UF junior and a member of Tau Epsilon Phi Fraternity. to feel the effects? DTSOo.Ver the vMeW CvwpLo fLor4da MRwetplace. With more than 140,000 employers and 395,000 job listings, the Employ Florida Marketplace is where graduates go to discover opportunity and where opportunity finds you. Be discovered today and feel the effects. EmployFlorida.com 1-866-FLA-2345 TTY via Florida Relay Service 711 An equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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12, ALLIGATOR E MONDAY, APRIL 9,2007 Other stores in shopping center have been robbed Fundraiser collects $12K DONATE, from page 1 ing money in a bucket with newspaper clippings about the death of Dahlem taped to it. "It weighs so much," Gismondi said about the bucket. "And the best part is, it's full of 5s and 10s. Hopefully we'll have a lot to give back." After the pep rally, SG lobby coordinator Jason Lutin, who organized Friday's fundraiser, said he went to midtown and downtown businesses to ask them to donate money. He said some of the places that agreed to give to the fund Lutin, include Tijuana Flats, Gator City and Grog House. Beef 0' Brady's is giving all of its profits from Friday to the fundraiser, he said. Lutin, who served with Daidem on an alcohol-awareness committee, said he wanted to help make a difference for his family. "It's the right thing to do here," Lutin said. "Let's see what we can do as students. Let's see if we can make a difference." ROBBED, from page 1 He estimated that the suspect got away with between $600 and $700. He said that the register is supposed to hold a maximum of $200, but he didn't get a chance to empty money into the safe that night because he had been very busy. On Friday at 2 a.m., Djeri Gabti, a 24-year-old international student at UF, was working at the register when a person he described as a 6foot-tall man flashed a semiautomatic gun at him and demanded that he throw the register's money into a plastic Wal-Mart bag, according to a press release. "The other man are just frustrat just really want this guy." John Ma California Chi believes they are t person. However, to the robberies, employees lagers will keep only $25 in the ed. We restaurant register at a time t a get nd will lock the restaurant's togt back door. MacAllister said the rescAllister taurant will soon be moving cken Grill to a corner location within manager the same shopping center because it is nearer to Gumby's, where foot traffic will hope:he same fully deter criminals. there is He said his coworkers are The suspect fled with about $200, MacAllister said. Gabti had been held up at the restaurant while working last summer, Macluister said, so this time he "just kind of took it casually." No customers were inside the store when the robberies happened, MacAllister said. The suspect in the second robbery was caught on tape by restaurant security cameras, but that tape has not yet been handed over to authorities, MacAllister said. Because the suspects have been described as sharing several physical characteristics -they are both young males weighing about 150 pounds, carrying the same weapon and wearing bandanas -MacAllister said he upset about the crime but are not afraid. "The other managers are just frustrated," he said. "We just really want to get this guy." He said that after working at California Chicken Grill for three years, being robbed "is kind of expected with the territory." Web site helps those struggling to pay off college loans REGISTRY, from page 1 running until August, so they didn't get fairly moderate in its costs. However, it generally takes about 10 years to pay back student loans. "Obviously, it's good to marry someone who doesn't have any debt," to make use of their service. They created Anderson said. the site so other students could. Education Registry is Ron Anderson, associate director for Student geared toward wedding student financial affairs at UF, said the Lie and baby shower registries, average UF undergraduate accumulates but Hernandez said because $14,830 in debt, according to 2004-05 staof high demand, soon there will be a tistics, the most recent ones available. "general option" for birthdays or graduHe said that figure is below the nationations. al average and UF is still considered to be It's free to sign up on the Web site, but a small percentage is taken out of the amount going to the student. The fee ranges from 2 to 6 percent, depending on how much money is shelled out. Hernandez and her husband are still trying to break even, she said. As soon as they can generate sufficient revenue from advertising, they hope to eliminate the fees. For Hernandez, the best gift for any occasion would be to be free of debt, and she thinks many college graduates would agree. "Some people can really benefit from this," she said. 25Q7 N cAnsrr 'S a six-inch difference in the witness descriptions of their heights, according to the press release. MacAllister said he doesn't know why California Chicken Grill has been targeted lately, but he added that other stores in the shopping center had also been robbed recently. He said that in response

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GRAD TAB 2007 MONDAY, APRIL 9,2007 U ALLIGATOR, 13 Gator grads have a lot to look back on By ALEX TIEGEN Alligator Staff Writer atiegen@all gator.org As the class of 2007 walks through the roads and halls of UF for the last time, they'll leave behind four years of all-nighters, three national championships and a lot of memories of drinking. During their four-year stay in Gainesville, these graduating seniors followed a new university president, Bernie Machen, as he led them into the future from the seat of his Harley-Davidson motorcycle. They struggled against a $4 million deficit in UF's largest college and celebrated the reopening of Library West, which was home away from home for many. They bid goodbye to one football coach and cheered a new one as he led them on the road to the national title. For graduating criminology senior Robert Judges, the win was an unexpected bonus. "I never expected us to win a national championship," Judges said. The class of 2007 roared as the men's basketball team dominated the NCAA tournament and danced in the streets after winning two national titles in one year. When. it graduates, the class of 2007 will leave with memories of four years of historic changes at UP. A New President While freshmen were still adapting to their new classes and to the food in the dining halls, officials were preparing the university for a regime change in 2003. The then-UF President Charles Young planned to retire in December of that year, and the university's highest governing body was searching for his replacement. Manny Fernandez, the chairman of the Board of Trustees, said the stressful search for a new president attracted about 100 candidates nationwide. Fernandez said he was impressed by Bernie Machen's track record as the president of the University of Utah and the former provost of the University of Michigan. And on Oct. 8, 2003, the Board of Trustees unanimously appointed Machen university president. Fernandez said Machen has helped make UF a better university. Library West was remodeled, opening in summer 2006. It took four years to be completed and resulted in a main library for UF that has 110 general-use computers and 18 study room. "Today, the university is able to offer a better degree than it did four to six years ago," he said. Fernandez said Machen has also improved the university's national and international reputation and furthered attempts to develop UF into a top-10 research institution. But not everyone agrees with Machen's decisions. Though Judges, the criminology senior, said Machen has helped the university evolve, he thinks the president is somewhat out of touch with the student bddy. For example, he said many students disagree with Machen's controversial "Academic Enhancement Plan," which would add a $1,000 fee to admission each academic year. Urban Meyer and Dallas Baker get doused with Gatorade in the final minute of the BCS championship. The First Championship Following a string of victories in the NCAA men's basketball tournament, Judges was confident that the Gators -under the leadership of coach Billy Donovan -could bring home the national championship on April 3, 2006. During a party in his apartment, Judges and his friends cheered and yelled as they watched the televised game. They all screamed as the Gators won 73-57 over UCLA. "It was kind of surreal," Judges said. "Me and my friends screamed and hugged. And then we popped a bottle of champagne and ran down to University Avenue." One student climbed a traffic light as the street erupted in cheers. After the game, UP bought the RCA Dome floor and installed it in the O'Connell Center to celebrate its win. Joakim Noah was named the tournament's outstanding player. campus. Gators in Glendale A national championship was a vi Gators' football team and its fans had in 10 years. Under the leadership of former coach Ron Zook, the Gators faced a losses that were dispiriting. But quo Chris Leak and other players recruite brought new blood to the team and g hope to Gators fans. After three years of intermittent wi was fired in 2004. For some fans, his most became a dirty word. In 2005, athletics director Jeremy Foley hired Urban Meyer as the new head coach. Some saw hope and a new road to glory. When Meyer arrived, Judges was dubious of the new coach's offensive tactics. Meyer forced his players Boo through physically and psychologically grueling days of mat training and punishment. For if players missed practice because injuries, Meyer made them carry bot and down stairs. After two years, the training-paid Gators headed to the championsh against the Ohio State University on Jan. 8. Some predicted the underdog would lose to the Buckeyes. As the scored early on, it looked like these pr would come true. But as the team d the field, fans knew the Gators had a win. Multicolored confetti rained do field as the Gators claimed the title. "It was a dream come true," qu Tim Tebow said. When the Gators won the gar crowds once again poured onto U Avenue. They pulled dowri trees an on them, and their screams and dhe be heard from the Springs Residenc First Black Student Senate President ctory the When she was elected the first black presi't tasted dent of the Student Senate on March 30, 2005, it took a moment for Diane Kassim to realize football the full significance of the achievement. series of "I couldn't believe that I was the first," said rterback Kassim, who graduated in 2006. "It's sort of a d in 2003 shame to think that there still are firsts." ave new She said her election was due to her loyalty to the student body and the effort of past black ns, Zook leaders in Student Government. name alKassim, a former member of the now-defunct Access Party, said she was popular among students because she avoided using traditional channels in advancing through SG. .She said she reached out to underrepresented cultural and political minority groups in SG and focused on issues important to uL 06 ItWOeeo littasi. students, such as electronic voting. Now a graduate student example, at Northwestern University, Kassim still reof minor ceives calls and e-mails from students looking elders up for advice, she said. off. The Wild West ip game The university's largest library closed its Buckeyes doors to the public for more than two-anda-half years of renovations on Christmas Eve Gators 2003. Buckeyes Todd Reynolds, the former president and edictions former chief steward of Graduate Assistants )minated United, said the closing was ironic because UF chance to was closing an important research building at en on the the same time it was trying to become a top-10 research institution. arterback He said graduate students, who used the building as a major resource, were at the time e 41-14, particularly frustrated. niversity Though students and faculty could still d danced access books using the file retrieval system, ers could Reynolds said he missed the satisfaction of e Hall on SEE REVIEW, PAGE 20

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GRAD TAB 2007 MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2007 N ALLIGATOR, 15 By DREW HARWELL Alligator Staff Writer dharwell@alligator.org UF alumnihave beenlknown to start careers everywhere from Australia to Zimbabwe. Some, however, decide to try their postgraduation chances in Gainesville. These graduates -university employees, business professionals and even Gainesville's mayor -have chosen to plant their roots in the town that trained them. About 10,000 students in the past 10 years stayed in Alachua County after graduation, according to records from UF's Alumni Association. The reasons for staying differ, from local job prospects, graduate school or simply not wanting to leave. Members of the Alumni Association's Young Alumni Committee, who define their age as "not that young, but not too old," represent all of these. The committee, composed of UF graduates from the past decade who never left the area, have traded the parties and cheap kegs of their undergraduate years for monthly socials and shrimp cocktails. The allure of Gainesville has yet to fade, they say. David Gardner, a UF alumnus and a local manager for 21st Century Community Leading Centers, said-his postcollege job hunt could have sent him to Orlando or Tampa. He said the decision to stay, however, was easy. "Once I got to know Gainesville, I loved it," he said. "I absolutely never wanted to leave." In fact, several committee members say friends who moved away are jealous of the Drew Harwell /Alligator Members of the UF Alumni Association's Young Alumni Committee pose after a meeting Thursday outside of Emerson Alumni Hall. ones who stayed. Committee members said Brown Wright, a UF alumna and public relamany of their out-of-town friends have asked, tions director for the College of Nursing. especially after championship games, "What Another committee member chimed in, was Gainesville like? "No, I had to work." Alumni who left after graduation, comThe switch from student to staff didn't mittee members said, also think the graduates come easy, members said.who stayed are still living the college party "The first year was the hardest," said Mary life. Holland, a territory sales manager for Phillip"My friends are like, 'Were you at The Morris Companies Inc. "You're like, 'Where's Swamp (Restaurant) last night?"' said Tracy my Spring Break? Where's my summer off?"' Members said the switch brought about a big shift in responsibility: They had to learn to wake up earlier, clean up after themselves and become more self-sufficient. In some cases, they also had to make new friends. It's not as easy as it sounds, they said, in a city so divided by age. "I thought, 'Where is the group not at the PTA meetings, not at the retirement home," Wright said, "but also not out at the bars until 2 a.m.?" Richard Farmer, a business graduate student, said the age dynamic sometimes worked in his favor. "Being around students," he said, "it makes you feel younger." Not everyone, however, planned to stay here after graduation. For some, such as Gainesville Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan, the choice was an accident. Born and raised in Gainesville, Hanrahan had many ties to the university where her three siblings attended and her father was a professor. Still, when she was younger, UF didn't hold much allure for her. "Most of my friends went away to school," she said. "In a way, it was not considered glamorous to go to U." Hanrahan, who was accepted into other universities, said she was enticed by UF's awards for National Merit Scholars. In 1989, when she finished her bachelor's degrees in environmental engineering and sociology, she was offered jobs in places like Atlanta, Orlando and Tallahassee. SEE GAINESVILLE, PAGE 18 There's no place like Gainesville for these UF alums

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16. ALLIGATOR Un MONDAYAPRIL 9, 2007 GRJ TA1 2007 Grd consoli a oast, pay oflee b Grads consolidate loans to pay off college debt By BRITTANY DAVIS Alligator Writer bdavis@alligator.org Cleaning cages and walking dogs helped Erica Bachellor help to pay for her education at UF, but she will still graduate in May owing $23,000 in loans. She joins thousands of college grads who have to start paying off loans while working in entry-level positions. Bachellor's parents helped her financially while she was earning her associate degree from Pasco-Hernando Community College, which is just north of Tampa. But when she came to UF in August 2003, she left home -and her parents' pocketbooks -behind. Bachellor, an animal sciences senior, got a job working 25 hours per week at an animal hospital, but cleaning cages and taking care of hospitalized animals didn't pay enough to offset her tuition. Gradually, Bachellor increased the hours she worked each week, peaking at 50. But that wasn't enough either. So she borrowed money from the federal government until she reached $23,000. "That's obviously a lot of money. That's twice as much as I paid for my car," she said. Combined -with a full course load, Bachellor said school has been a struggle. "While I'm working my overnights, I typically sleep two hours between going to work and going to school," she 61" said. "It's very tough. I ,, have to be able to put a Um, roof over my head and put food on the table first." Graduating college UF g'wiu is dream for Bachellor, which is why she was willing to borrow money. But she acknowledges that taking out loans involves risk. Six months after her May graduation, Bachellor will have to start chipping away at the hefty sum. "My parents don't have a lot of money, so I'm relying on my college education and getting a good job to be able to pay off that debt," she said. Id Bachelor's uncle, who worked at a loan consolidation company, helped her find a manageable payment plan about a year ago. "Mine starts with low payments, which go up so as you make more money and get more established in your job, you have to a 9i U pay more," she said. She's not sure how long it will take her to pay off the loans, but she doesn't worry. "I'll just pay them until they're paid," she said. Starting off low and Mtg Oe5UerL increasing payments over time is a common plan, said Tom Bates, the director of operations at Debt Regret, a loan consolidation company. A consolidation company pays off the student's loans and then reissues a new loan for the total of the others. Bates said when students decide on a plan, they need to consider whether they expect significant salary increases after time on the job. He also said they should research whether it will cost them less to have interest on several different loans, or through the loan consolidation company. Students need to check out the loan consolidation firm's reputation and history to avoid paying more, he said. But debt is common among college students and many don't consolidate. Rick Wilder, the associate director of student financial affairs, said the average 2005-06 graduate owes $15,045 in student loans. Wilder said the best advice he can give students is to borrow as little money as possible and repay it quickly. "Failure to pay your loans can affect your credit, and you don't want to do that," he said. Graduating senior Derrick Feinman hopes to heed that advice. He owes about $11,000 in student loans, and he's counting on his future job at the Denali State Park in Alaska to pay the loans off within two years. SEE LOANS, PAGE 18 Go Gator Grads! Bring your parents to Jeff's Deli for breakfast"' Open late Wei-Sat WUhiv. toccion On ik AT! You're Sin and Bon Brealfst -Sandwiches -esser Th Wie 1ia0 1: ou 6Rem~( C~U 37~$77 wine Av _s CC ICongratulations] jUYF Class. of 2007j ~*dahlia wozxeni's conteporary clothing &E acessories Rebeccsa 'Taylor -12th Street by Cyth'Vinc~ent Pag PremiuN D)nisnSeven for All Mankind Vothvo J -. Brnd Velvet -Lew ChoRry BeaH yPOPk -244L NW 43n Itrmet, Sutte 22, Gaivmo, L 32h6O4 "352.381.0061 -~www. -pr'ne -Hours: Mo.Fr. o6 n itn-I 17MfIN~F

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GRAD TAB 2007 MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 17 Places to go, things to see By JESSICA PONN Alligator Writer After four years in a suburban college town, it may seem like you've done everything there is to do here -maybe even more than once. But just in case you're about to leave Gainesville without checking out the.area's most popular attractions, be sure to look at our top-ten list below. GATORS FOOTBALL GAME: The sights and sounds of a Florida football game are as exciting as they are addictive. There's nothing in the world like cheering at the top of your lungs for a Gators stop on a fourth-and-one play at the Swamp. By the time the third quarter comes around, and everyone embraces for "We are the Boys of Old Florida," the 88,000 other fans seem like family. UNION STREET FARMERS' MARKET: The market has offered an intimate, vibrant setting and a chance to buy goods from local farmers since 1996. Every Wednesday afternoon, you can browse the organic produce, baked goods and handmade pottery while listening to live acoustic music. Products include organic coffee, nuts, vegetables, fruits, soaps and jewelry. HOMETOWN PIZZA JOINTS: When it comes to pizza in Gainesville, there are some classics that every student must sample before graduation. Leonardo's By The Slice and Mellow Mushroom are near campus and are great options for lunch in the middle of a day full of classes. Satchel's Pizza is a bit farther, and you might wait a bit for a table. But once you bite into that first slice, it will be well worth the wait. HARE KRISHNA LUNCH: Even if vegetarianism isn't your thing, you may be surprised to find yourself going back for a free second serving of eggplant, rice and coconut cake. Dishes vary daily, but are always "karma-free." Pick up a $3 plate mroMImaeMser /osirmu or as" Ginnie Springs, an outdoor park in Gilchrist County, is a popular weekend destination for UF students looking to get away. While there, students can swim, camp and tube down the Santa Fe River. Z.m.m I -eae Wr WI men Luanne Dietz/ Alligator Staff Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is the home to the 2006 national champion Gators football team. The inside backdrop that reads, "This is the Swamp," makes for a great photo opportunity. on the Plaza of the Americas weekday afternoons. BASKETBALL GAME: Even before the introduction of national champion athletes, the O'Dome was an intoxicating atmosphere for any Gators fan. Sports zealot or not, you will leave the game humming "You Can Call Me Al" and reliving slam-dunk highlights. AWAY GAME: It's fun to watch a Gators game with fellow fans, but mixing it up with rivals -that's when the cheering gets serious. Whether it's a long road trip to Baton Rouge or a two-hour drive to Tallahassee, and whether it's a regular season game or a post-season championship match-up, the stakes are always high in Gators sports -and the deafening bellows from the crowd are always key. HIPPODROME THEATRE: Founded in 1973, the Hippodrome Theatre has been offering Gainesville residents exposure to artsy shows and films for decades. For an out-of-the-box entertainment experience, check out a play on the upstairs main stage, or a foreign flick in the intimate screening room. STUBBIE'S SHIRT PUB: For international flavor and great service, head over to Stubble's Shirt Pub on University Avenue. The pub features more than 150 types of beer from countries such as Brazil, Canada, Israel, Thailand and Namibia -not to mention dozens from across the United States. OCALA JAI-ALAI: Located about half an hour south of Gainesville, Ocala Jai-Alai offers a plethora of entertainment options in addition to the popular South Florida sport, from watching and wagering to drinking and eating to catching a sports game on one of more than 50 high-definition screens. NATURE: At Ginnie Springs, you carianoe, tube, snorkel and scuba dive in caves amid beautiful natural surroundings. At Lake Wauberg -eight miles south of campus and free to UF students -you can relax and enjoy outdoor activities, including boating, water skiing, volleyball, picnicking and climbing a 55-foot wall. UF students can bring up to four guests. At Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park, you can walk around the edge and down to the bottom of a 10,000-year-old, 120-foot deep sinkhole. C C l Monday April 23rd 6pm-8pm Emerson Alumni Hall Free food from Gators Dockside Free 1-year Alumni membership Live DJ ENTER TO WIN:. am ring from Herff Jones $500 UF Bookstore gift eenificate Diploma Framing from Talkng Wals and much moreM, BOOKSTORES ND-ERSIT'F LORIDA ART& RrA#nN X Thornaebr'ookeVillage 2441 N.W 43rd St must present coupon 352.371.335 expires 4/20/07 Open 7-6 M-F 7-2 s-s Your Spiri< Team, school, and institutional uniforms, collegiate and professional fan gear and leanin, screen printing, embroidery, and so much more! Mon-Fri 9a-5p -"You've Sat 9a-3p got game, we've got gear!" 2406 NE Waldo Re3 Gainesile, FL 32609 352-377-7131 HEREFJONE;Si

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GRAD TAB 2007 MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 19 Gainesville for the parents By DANIELLE TORRENT Alligator Writer dtorrent@alligator.org From a stroll through the SFCC Teaching Zoo to the familiar taste of red sauce from a place that's been stuffing burritos since the 1970s, students have plenty of options for entertaining their families when they visit during graduation. Some look for a new restaurant to try for the first time on Dad's buck, while others will be sold on The Swamp Restaurant's perpetual game-day atmosphere. "It has to be local," said psychology senior Megan Dowdell, 21, about finding an eatery to show the folks. "Gainesville has good restaurants." Before leaving Gainesville to teach English in Japan for a year, Dowdell said she wanted to eat at a local Asian restaurant that she had not yet been to. She said she also plans to use one of the four complimentary rounds of golf that come with her golf class to play with her father on the course. Public relations senior Christopher Hiatt, 22, said he plans to play racquetball with his father at the Racquet Club. On the other hand, perhaps to get away from all the people, Hiatt said he enjoys taking his parents to the natural wonders of North Florida, such as nearby Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park or Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park. And he said he will set out time for board games and desserts at Maude's Classic Cafe, his "favorite place in the world to be, or at least in Gainesville." Restaurants Hiatt said he would take his parents included pizza staples: Leonardo's By The Slice and Satchel's Pizza. But he admitted the thing he loves best at Satchel's is the salad. "It's cool. It's in East Gainesville," Hiatt said. "I like that -it's a little escape." Kyle Fromin, 22, a finance senior, said he would like to eat barbecue with his mother and take her to Lake Wauburg for the day if he had the chance. Dovi Snipelisky, 22, a food science and humannutritionsenior and amember of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity, said his parents like to eat at The Swamp when they visit Gainesville. But for graduation, he said he wants to go somewhere with a more upscale jeremian wison / Amgator starr Lake Wauburg provides a quiet atmosphere for students to take their families for a picnic away from campus. atmosphere, such as Bonefish Grill. Snipelisky will also take advantage of the photo opportunities in front of the fountain at Criser Hall and at the statue of mascots Nicole Safker/ Alligator Staff Albert and Alberta (left), UF's mascots, stand proudly outside of the Emerson Alumni Hall. Tim & Terry's Music & More (left) is a gathering place for Gainesville's musicians and music enthusiasts. It features a jam room, a music store and a large porch where folk rockers can strum their guitars and banjos. Albert and Alberta near Emerson Alumni Hall, he said. A note from the writer: Graduates, be sure to take your parents to your favorite places, whether it's a courtyard on campus or a local bar. My father was more partial to folk dancing at Tim & Terry's than barhopping in midtown -but to each his own. My suggestion is to head downtown and walk around until you find something that sparks everyone's interests. The Top restaurant has a chic-yet-casual feel to it, and there is a wide range of moderately priced menu items available, in addition to a full bar. There are also more upscale options in the downtown area, but getting a reservation close to graduation can be tough-Dragonfly Sushi & Sake Company has been taking eservations since April 4. The Ham Museum and the Florida Museum of Natural History are great ways to kill some time on campus. ]But for something a little different, I would recommend taking in the peaceful beauty of Kanapaha Botanical Gardens. Gainesville. offers history art, music and Gator spirit. Celebrate graduation with your favorite foods, friends and as much fun as your family will allow. Join the designated Driver Club UF students with a designated driver program card will recieve free soda when it is presented at participating establishments. Cards available in 202 Peabody hall & 302 Student Health Care Cente* F Funded by FIPSE Grant

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20.ALLIGATOR U MONDAY ARL9207 GRAl) TAB 2007 REVIEW, from page 13 physically browsing the stacks. -When the building reopened Aug. 2, 2006, students and faculty eagerly lined up outside the building for the chance to rush inside the technologically enhanced and revamped facility. "It's like the opening of a Sears, only there are no shoes," shouted one woman as the guests rushed through the building's revolving door. Domestic Partner Insurance One of the most significant achievements of the past four years was the creation of a domestic partner health insurance program for faculty, which was implemented in February 2006. The program, which is available for both gay and heterosexual partners living together, was heralded as the first program of its kind at a Florida public university. But after the euphoria died, faculty started to notice the program's flaws. Since the Internal Revenue Service requires the money the university pays for an employee's plan as "taxable income," or extra taxable wages, some employees with the plan were charged around $5,000 in extra taxes. "Initially, it felt like a big step in the right direction," said Tamara Cohen, UF's multicultural and diversity affairs director. "Then everyone took a step back when they noticed the issues." The CLAS Deficit In summer 2006, word of a $4 million deficit in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences stirred up controversy on campus. "I wished it wasn't so public, because that made it doubly hard to manage," said Provost Janie Fouke, who came to the university in 2005. As UF officials probed into the issue, they found departments had been operating without specific budgets. Misallocation of state and research money was also evident. To combat the deficit, college officials created the controversial fiveyear plan in September 2006. The plan called for budget and personnel cuts in several college departments, such as English and religion. Some students and faculty protested the plan throughout the Are You Lc ~ or FuL'-tirr Job L Gator CareerLink (GCL),the online career portal for UF students and alumni has internships and jobs for students with your qualifications. More than 4,000 employers send openings to GCL to hire Gators like you. Create an account and upload your resume today to access these opportunities at www.crc.ufl.edu/careerlink. Visit the Career Resource Center on the first floor of the J.Wayne Reitz Union for additional assistance with yourjob search needs. UF Career Resource Center UNIVERSITY of FLORIDA First Floor .W tayne Reit7 nion I www.crc.ufedu 1392-1601 Division of Student AffairsI Educating Leaders for a Global Community TAKE DRUGS \ .AND YOU COULD BE HIGH THE REST OF 'YOUR LIFE, F semester. In January, CLAS Dean Neil Sullivan stepped down and was replaced by Interim Dean Joe Glover. During the same month officials said they were open to re-evaluating where they would make cuts. Three-time National Champs As the Gators men's basketball team battled through the Final Four in 2007, fans hoped for a repeat of the previous championship. And when the team faced the Buckeyes in the championship game, the fans got their wish. Though many flew or drove to Atlanta for the title game, 11,221 fans flocked to the O'Connell Center on April 2 to watch UF beat Ohio State, 84 to 75. UF freshman Greg Burr waited in the hot sunlight outside the O'Connell Center since 10:30 a.m to secure good seats for the game. "I've sweated more in the last five hours than I have in the past month," he said As players stormed the court of the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, a UF audience cheered the Gators and booed the Buckeyes. Though the Buckeyes started the game with a small lead, the Gators Anigaur ie nt UF men's basketball head coach Billy Donavan holds the net above his head after the Gators beat UCLA for their first national title. soon dominated. Early in the game, forward Corey Brewer was elbowed in the first half and fell to the court in agony. But when he returned to the court, the Gainesville crowd exploded with an ear-drum pulverizing cheer. With the victory, UF became the first repeat basketball national champions since Duke University's SUCCESSORIES Congratulations Class of 2007 -GRADUATION GIFTS -EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION -TEACHERS MOM AND DAD -FORALL OCCASIONS PERSONALIZED GIFTS Successories 5109 NW 39th Ave -Gainesville, FL 32606 (352) 331-5900 visit us at wemotvatecorn Personalize while you wait! Free gift wrap! ndSteve's
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Call 352-337-9255 or www.windsorhall.com 4-25-20-1 La Mancha -Walk to UF 8th Avenue. Rooms available May Prelease now -low fall rates Utilities/internet/cable included $400 per month 904-859-7524 5-31-26-1 For rent: furnished 2BR/2BA apt, 3rd floor TREEHOUSE VILLAGE Super-quiet. Inl W/D. $750/mo. 850-6210010 4-11-10-1 Avail starting mid-summer 3 Rms in house 1 mi. N of campus. Lots of parking, wifi internet. Bus rte, 10 min bike ride to UF, nice neighborhood. 2 rms $350/mo each & Small rm $250/mo. all + 1/4 utils. 352-586-6926 4-11-10-1 *BEST DEAL*$385*BEST DEAL*$385* 2 blocks to UF. All inclusive. Fully furnished. FREE utilities FREE cable FREE internet POOL Spanish-style POOL. Laundry. Only $385. Call Action Realty 331-1133 4-13-10-1 FREE RENT IN EXCHANGE for assistance & occasional transportation. 1 BR for student w/pvt BA in Millhopper area. Possible monetary compensation. For info call 375-8035 4-9-5-1 Big special. Walk to UF. Live in a fully furn apt. Free utilities, cable tv, hi spd interent, wireless, pool, laundry, security for only $400/ $450. 4 rms avail May 5 jmj4all@ufl.edu 561-277-8088 La Mancha Apts on 8th Ave. 4-17-10-1 Rooms available in 4BR condo. 3 blocks from campus. Includes ALL utilities. $395. Very nice. Pool, laundry facility, park-like setting. Available now. 378-4626 4-11-5-1 Prefer 4 to share Countryside poolside 4BR/ 4BA. W/D, cable, close to UF. SW 23rd & I75. Great parking, bus rte 35 & 9. Furnished. $435/mo nci ufl in/cap each. 386-676-9703. Paul/Janet. nukken1@aol.com 4-25-14-1 Room w/shared bath. Fully equipped house. 1 MIN WALK TO UF Parking, internet, security alarm. $475/$525. 954-673-1896 4-12-5-1 1 BR/i BA CONDO 5 min walk to UF. Parking, internet, security alarm. $550. 954-673-1896 4-12-5-1 WALK TO UF Large 1BR apt @ Windsor Hall. Available summer A, B or C. 2 closets, kitchenette and pool $475/mo or best offer. 904-703-5819 4-13-5-1 2BRs for rent in a new fully furnished 4BR12BA house. $350/mo + util, available immediately. 0.5 miles from SFCC. WID, Room fully furnished if needed. Call 352283-9905 or 678-656-7024 4-17-7-1 F rRenit oi finished *QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE. Rustic1BR apt. $345/mo. *1BR 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 LIVE ON SORORITY ROW Luxury Town homes Available for Fall! W/D, Private balconies, Wood flooors avail. Alarms, Pet Friendly, Pool 352-372-7111 4-25-72-2 l 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 shopping, bus line and a few miles from UF. Price range $425 to $525. Includes water, sewer, garbage and pest control. Sorry no pets allowed. Call 335-7066 Mon-Fri. 4-25-72-2 I Move in Today or Fall! Walk/Bike to UF Pets ok Affordable rates from $540! Great pools/courtyards! 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 lv message 4-25-72-2 We've got big ones! Huge 1 and 2BRApts Pool, Alarm, Tennis, Free UF Parking Pinetreegardens.com 352-376-4002 4-25-72-2 Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 second walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Short term available. Private Owner. $595up. 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 3sl Cable*Tanning*Gated*Sauna 24-Hr Gym*Ask for Furn and RMM Leasing NOW and FALL! (352) 335-4455 4-25-72-2 ALL PAWS ABOARD Spread out in a 1, 2 or 3 BR NOW! Located by Butler Plaza Movie Theatrer *We Can Help Find YOUR Perfect Home* For More Details Call Now 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 How To Place A Classified Ad In Person: Cash, Check, MC, or Visa The Alligator Offic 1105 W. University Ave. M-F, 8am -4pm UF Bookstore at Reitz Union M -F, 8am -6pm, Sat. 10am -5pm By Mail: Use forms appearing weekly in The Alligator. Sorry, no cash by mail. MC, Visa or checks only. By Phone: (352) 373-FIND Payment by Visa or MasterCard ONLY. M -F, 8am -4pm By Fax: (352) 376-3015 When Will Your Ad Run? ClasSifieds begin TWO WORKING DAYS after they are placed. Ads placed at the UF Bookstore may take THREE days to appear. Ads may run for any length of time and be cancelled at any time. Sorry, but there can be no refunds or credits for cancelled ads. 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All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. -All employment opportunities advertised herein are subject to the laws which prohibit discrimination in employment (barring legal exceptions) because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, familial status, age, or any other covered status. -This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through the type of advertising that is know as "personal" or "connections" whether or not they actually appear under those classif cautions. We suggest that any reader who responds to that type of advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information. -Although this newspaper uses great care in accepting or rejecting advertising according to its suitability, we cannot verify that all advertising claims or offers are completely valid in every case and, therefore, cannot assume any responsibility for any injury or loss arising from offers and acceptance of offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.

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MONDAY, APRIL 9, 20070 ALLIGATOR, 23 For Rent For Rent For Rent l ubl 7ses1 ublase Lunfrnished .unfurnished unfurnished Adorable apartment on Tower Rd. 2/1 nice bkyard, W/D, new fixtures. Great for small family, quiet. Move in today $725. Sm pet welcome. Call 352-372-6502 You'll love it!! 4-10-5-2 1BR/1BA no lease, Courtyard 2 mi to UF-on bus line, quiest neighborhood, next to park. Free water, CH/AC. No pets. $440 + $440 sec dep. Call 374-7175 4-10-5-2 AVOID THE TRAFFIC @ WALK TO CLASS 2 Bedrooms for Falll!! Starting at $770/mo Wood floors, W/D avail Pet Friendly, Pool Walk to campus! 352-378-2221 4-25-16-2 ROLL OUT OF BED $ INTO CLASS SIGN & MOVE-IN HERE TODAY! Studio apartments starting @ $554 All utilities included! Walk to campus! Pets welcome, Pool. www.collegemanor.org* 352-372-7111 4-25-16-2 WALK, STUMBLE OR DRIVE Studio, I + 2 Bedrooms Sign now for Fall, be close to it all! Wood floors, W/D avail. Pet friendly, Pool Walk to campus! 352-378-2221 4-25-16-2 WANT TO WALK TO CLASS? 2BR near campus that won't last long. Recently renovated. $850 per month plus dep. Available 8/1. Call 843-0582 to see. 4-10-5-2 **8 BLOCKS TO UF** 2BR/1 BA largeApt Central AC/Heat, Island Kitchen, 900 sq ft. $650-$700/mo 821 NW 13th St. Call 375-8256 4-25-15-2 **5 BLOCKS TO UF** Beautiful 2BR/1BA w/hardwood floors & fireplace. A must see. $1200/mo. Call 375-8256 4-25-15-2 **8 BLOCKS TO UF** Huge 3BR/1 BA house w/big yard, W/D hook-up. $1500/mo @1231 NW 9th Ave. Call 352-375-8256 4-25-15-2 MASTER BEDROOM. Private bath. Avail May 1. Beautiful house w/wood floors, fireplace, new appliances. Rent $450/mo incl everything. 561-389-8017 4-12-5-2 3/2 house, 1600 sq ft, professional neighbors. 3 miles S of Shands. Berber carpet, no pets, N/S, all appliances, fireplace, safe, quiet, many trees, big porch, ideal for grads. $1200 Prof. Price 378-4005 4-12-5-2 -2BR/2BA UNFUR CONDO avail 05/01. W/D & DW in condo. $785/mo. Call Sarah 954-937-2464 4-12-10-2 TERM LEASE OK No App or pet fee. Large 2BR unit. On culde-sac. 825 SW 62 Terrace. $395/mo. 352331-2099 4-20-10-2 LUXURIOUS VICTORIA STATION CONDO Avail 5/15. 2BR/2.5BA. Year lease. Near campus. 3 bus rts. W/D in unit. No pets. $950/mo. Call 954-242-4633 or email kvabraham@aol.com 4-13-5-2 STUNNING LARGE 1920's historic home just fully restored. 3BR/1.5BA near UF & shopping. Quiet, heart-pine floors, ceiling fans, A/C & heat, laundry. Beautifully landscaped. $1500/mo. Call 373-5295 4-25-13-2 A MUST See For FALL!! Spread out in our Huge 3BR! Pool*GYM*Clubhouse*Paws Welcome Park @ UF Free*10 Steps to Butler Plaza For More Details. Call Now 373-1111 4-25-13-2 1BR 1BA 1BLK TO US! AVAIL NOW! Can't hold for Fall! Grad II Apts. 1236 SW 4th Ave Central H & Air, Carpet, Includes Wtr, Swg, Pst Ctrl, Garbage $500/Mo Laundry Facilities. Call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 4-13-5-2 PLANTATION OAKS 2/2 condo overlooking Golf Course 1200 Sq. Ft. $1000/MO, F & L + $500 dpst 11426 NW 67th Terrace. Call Merritt Management Inc. 372-1494 413-5-2 2BR 1BAApt 5 Blks to UF St. Croix Apts $650/Mo 840 Sq Ft. Central H& Air, Laundry Facilities, Incids Wtr, swg, pst contrl and Garbage 829 SW 5th Avenue. Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 4-13-5-2 "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" ACROSS FROM UF! 2BR 1BA Apts Avail for FALL: 1234 SW 1st Ave. $750/Mo 1238 SW 1st Ave. $650/Mo 216 SW 12th Street $625/Mo 829 SW 5th Avenue $650/Mo 1BR 1BA Apts for FALL: -1029 SW 3rd Ave $500/Mo 1218 SW 3rd Avenue #13 $450/Mo Drive by and call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 4-13-5-2 HUGE 4BR/4BA TOWNHOUSE 10 min from campus. 1700 sq. ft., large BRs, pool, tennis ct, large living rm, patio $350 -$400/rm. eamil: amyprice@ufl.edu 4-20-10-2 S uble a se s LARGE IBR THE POLOS Apr 1 -Jul 31. I mill 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 Sublease at Gainesville Place Apts 2800 SW 35th Place Early May -August 7 $509/mo Pool, Tennis, Weights and More 727-439-7094 4-17-25-3 CABANA BEACH APTS 1BR/1BA in a 4BR/4BA. Furn, poolside, util incl. Move in ASAP. $500/neg. No move in fee. Call 727-364-6981 4-11-21-3 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 CAMPUS LODGE sublease 2BR/2BA available in a 3/3. Fully furnished, W/D, utilities included. Avail April -August. Contact 352281-8131 4-11-15-3 LIVE IN ROYAL PALMS for the SUMMER! May -July 31 st 1 mis malk to Norman Hall. 2 Bedrooms Left Price Neg. More Info Call Jill 904-591-5563 4-13-15-3 LEXINGTON CROSSING Summer sublease, male, lBr/1BA furn in 4BR apt, on Bus Route, Close to UP. $470 mo includes utils,.DSL, Cable. 904-744-4609 4-13-15-3 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 volleyball court 1st months rent free Only 500/month all inclusive Leasing now and fall 727-424-6961 4-9-10-3 College Manor 1BR/1BA. Across the street from UF! Unfurn. No roommates! Avail May -Aug for $400/mo w/o utils. Call 585-5072601 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 352226-6601 4-9-10-3 1 BR/1 BA avail in Madison Pointe. Large apt. August PAID. Pets ok. May to Aug. Call Liz 727-459-6824 4-9-10-3 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 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 410-10-3 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@gmail.com 4-10-10-3 Estates 3rd Fir avail May 6th 2BR/2BA $560/room OBO Fully furnished, utilites, W/D 3 min to campus, 2 buses 352-375-8935 leave msg. 4-13-10-3 Sublease from 5/1 -7/31. $325/mo. 1 room in 4BR/1.5BA apt. Furnished. Individual lease & girls only. At LaMancha 914 SW 8th Ave. Close to UF. Call 352-328-9502 4-20-15-3 2/2 townhouse style apartment close to campus available for Summer C. $400 per room a month plus utilities or best offer. Furnished upon request. Cable and water included in rent. Call 352-214-0705 or 352-682-6508 4-13-10-3 1 bedroom in two bedroom 1 bath house available May-August next to law school. Walk to bars or class. $390 per month everyghing included. Washer, Dryer & Dishwasher. 850-443-4349 4-9-5-3 <1 MILE FROM SHANDS! 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA. May-Aug. Furnished, tile, W/D in apt, pool, gym. 5 buses. $399/mo + utilities mt04c@ufl.edu, 239-253-1610 4-9-5-3 ***2 BLOCKS FROM CAMPUS!!!***Available from May 1st on. 920 SW Depot Ave. 1 BR luxury apt w/laundry facilities. Pets welcome. Beautiful trees. $425. Call Camila 352-275-1341 or 352-392-1281 4-16-10-3 Sublease at Campus Club Apts. 1BR/1BA in 4BR/3BA. 4000 SW 37th Blvd. Early May -August 10. $350/mo negotiable. Everything included. W/D, gym, pool 352226-7999 gator240@ufl.edu. 4-9-5-3 COLLEGE MANOR Across from UF & 2 blks from stadium. May-Aug 1BR/1BA apt. $529/mo. Higher parially furn or unfurn. Pvt & peaceful living. Call Linda 850-453-1291 or linda@optimesolutions.com 4-25-17-3 Summer sublease May -Aug. Melrose Apts. 1BR/1BA out of a 4/4. $399/mo OBO. Everything included. Furnished. Contact 561-801-5353 4-25-17-3 Summer Sublease @ Courtyards Apts 1BR in 2BR/1.5BA. $499 neg, mc furn, util, cable, internet, pool Walk anywhere on campus! Female only. 305-608-8181 4-10-5-3 Studio for summer $475/mo w/ utilities, basic cable, parking. Furnished or unfurnished 1 block east of UF. 1 min. walk contact Eric 352-262-9385 4-10-5-3 SPYGLASS APTS Only $480/mo (now regular $625/mo). 1BR/ 1 BA in 3BR/3BA. Fully furn, all utils included. Females only. Avail now -July 31. Easy bus access, pool, fitness. Contact Jill @ 850-5980594 4-10-5-3 1 MIN FROM UF!! Sublease for Summer C located behind the Swamp Restaurant. $300/mo + utils OBO. 1BR furnished in 3BR/1.5BA. Call 941-3801783 4-17-10-3 Gainesville Place Sublease Female roommateed needed for 1BR/1BA in 2/2 apartment. Avail May-Aug 7. Offering $400/mo,. everything included. great Deal! Call Jennifer 352-422-6225 4-10-5-3 AVAILABLE NOW! Luxurious and spacious room is 3/3 apt. Fully furnished, internet, close to campus. Wonderful roommates. Hidden Lake Apartment Complex. Female roommate needed. Email: anrao@ufl.edu 4-17-10-3 CAMPUS LODGE Available now. All utilities ncl., cable, HBO, Internet, 1BR/1BA in 3BR/ 3BA. $509/mo. Call Ryan at 772-370-5203 Rent negotiable. 4-10-5-3 SUMMER APARTMENT SUBLEASE 1 BR/I BA $395/mo Close to UF Campus off 34th near Hilton Hotel Call 352-331-5045, 352-353-5104 4-10-5-3 SUMMER SUBLEASE in University Commons. Only $310/mo + 1/3 utils. Own bathroom, furnished, close to UF. Coed apt. Call 321-795-8789 or asmith87@ufl.edu 410-5-3 Available now. Spacious 3BR/2BA apt. 1096 sq ft. Near major shopping center. Near bus routes to UF & mall. Quiet area -great for students. Call 321-663-9499. Liz 4-10-5-3 Sublease May-Aug or Jun-Aug 1BR/1BA at Gainesville PLace. Furnished, all utils., W/D in apt, internet, cable incl. Great amenities, bus route, $425/mo. Laura 850-450-6962 4-17-10-3 $489/mo apt within one mile from UF main campus. Includes water, 1BR/1BA, kitchen and living room, room furnished, pets allowed. Please contact Frank at 786-8538898 4-10-5-3 CABANA BEACH summer sublease $375/ mo 060. Private room/bathroom, all utilities incl. Cable/internet, poolside, furnibed. Availa May 4. Katie 850-685-8918 4-10-5-3 1BR APT FOR SUMMER Only $400/mo! 3 blocks to UF! Behind sorority row. Carpet, A/C, clean, no smoking! Call Chris 772-7134788 4-10-5-3 Large, furnished 1/1 w/backyard <1 mile from campus. 20, 21 bus route. Plenty of parking, no toting, pets ok. $549/OBO. Available May. Call 954-812-4260 4-11-5-3 $439/mo includes pvt BA All utilitis, internet, & cable. W/D in unit, 2 swimming pools, fitness rooms & much more. Shared by three other rooms. Contact Sandy 226-9184 4-11-5-3 Available now! 1BR in 3/2 Royal Village 3 blks from UF. W/D + util incl! $460 -great summer place! Female only. Call Katie 727418-8097 or kdelia@ufl.edu 4-18-10-3 Summer Sublease! HUGE I bed apt avail. May 1st -Aug. 8th On Bus Rt 16 and 43. Close to UF and Vet School. Pet fee paid! Only $585/mo Water/ Garbage incid. Call 514-0962 4-11-5-3 LIVE DOWNTOWN 2BR/2BA summer sublease 1 blk from Dragonfly/Starbucks Low rent! Josh.Manning@yahoo.com 352-328-4189 4-18-10-3 Hidden Lake summer sublease May -Aug. $550 w/utils. W/D incl, cable/internet. On bus route, only 2 mils from campus. Contact Jesica 305-467-1318 4-12-5-3 ROOM FOR RENT $345/MO 1 BR/1 BA avail May-Jul all utils & W/D it*!. 2 pools, gym, Freq bus rt #16. Treehouse apts on SE 16th Ave. Please call 239-247-2459 4-12-5-3 ROYAL VILLAGE APTS 1 BR in 4BR/2BR. May-Aug Walk or take bus to campus. Furn, W/D, free tanning beds, exercise room, pool, cable, internet $400/ mu inc! utils. Call Stephanie 407-716-0067 4-19-10-3 Summer sublease @ Gainesville Place Apts. 1BR/1BA, furnished, all utils incl. From May -Aug. Only $400/mo! Male only. Call Robert 352-219-6236. artienano@yahoo.com 412-5-3 STONERIDGE APTS 1BR/1BA in a HUGE 3BR/3BA. $360/mo + utils. W/D, balcony, DSL,Cable. Avail May Jul 18. Call 772-360-5262 4-19-10-3 HUGE room completely furnished mith private bath for summer sublease mid-May to mid-August. Rent $475/mo includes everything. Great deal! 561-389-8017 4-12-5-3 Tivoli Summer Sublease May 5th -Aug 5th. $200/mo + GRU & COX Furnished $100 dep 1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA, female only, great roommates, on bus route 13, W/D incl. No towing. Call Shannon 407-474-9241 4-9-2-3 Summer sublease May 7 -End summer B. 1BR/1BA huge walk-in, huge private patio, pets welcome. Lots of parking $565/mo + $150 lease transfer. Call Christian 786-3 4584 4-12-5-3 $390/mo all utilities included May-August University Commons Close to campus. 239-470-1734 4-12-5-3 SUBLEASE Available May-August w/renewal option. Melrose Apts. $414/mo, everything included. 1BR/1BA in a 3/3 female apt. Call 561-'%15835 4-13-5-3

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24*ALLIGATOR N MONDAY, APRIL 9,2007 Subleases Roommates _Real Estate Real Estate NO DEPOST!! 2 rooms open in 3BR/3BA Stoneridge new phase early May-late July. Rent/$364, huge room, wic, unfurnished, Wr'patio 727-419-5953/305-505-0577 49-1-3 SUMMER SUBLEASE 1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA, 1 male, 1 female roommate, Oxford Manor. $300/mo + util. Available 2nd week in May -lease to end of July. manderO4@ufl.edu, 904-349-2507 4-20-10-3 2B1 available in 4BR/4BA for Fall '07. 1700 sq ft townhouse 10 min from campus. Beautiful area w/pool, tennis ct, patio, full remodeled kitchen, large living rm, $350/mo amyprice@ufl.edu 4-20-10-3 Female Sublease Wanted Fall No-smoking Campus Club $375/mo Share BA 4BR/3BA furn, W/D, cable ]net, util incl, pool, gym, bus Call Erin: 321-591-3761 4-13-5-3 Roommates Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Cobblestone 377-2801 Hidden Lake 374-3866 4-25-72-4 Female roommate for one/two female UF students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second walk to UF. Old house charm with all amenities. Avail Now. $400 -up. 352-538-2181.Lv message. Private Owner 4-25-72-4 Master BR avail in huge home. 2 profs need mature 3rd. Digital, wireless, W/D, yard serve, 2 bus rts, quiet area. SW G'ville. Avail NowJuly $300 + utils. davem@ufl.edu 4-13-40-4 Rockwood Villas 2BR/2BA for rent, W/D, all appliances, $425/ room + sec dep, call Abby 352-281-5617 4-9-60-4 FEMALE ROOMMATES WANTED for 4BR furnished pool.house. $450/mo + utils. 1 miltrom campus on bus route. Non-smoker. No dogs. Avail June. Call 954-899-7197 425-29-4 Room avail in 4BR/3BA house off NW 16th Ave between SFCC & UF. Cox cable & HS internet, new carpet & ceiling fans, DW, W/D & new oven. $430/mo all util incl. OANOTHER ROOMS $360/mo util incl 352-328-4995 410-15-4 ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE Near library downtown. $285-$360/rm + utils. Free internet access. Short term. No pets. No smoking. 378-1304 4-10-15-4 FEMALE ROOMMATE NEEDED in condo 1 mile from UF, $435/MO includes cable, internet, utilities, pool + more, beautifully 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 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 4-9-10-4 1BR/1 BA IN SPACIOUS HOUSE Quiet neighborhood. W/D. $525/mo utilities included. Call Moji 352-870-4684 4-10-10-4 FE ALE ROOMMATE WANTED for nice NW home between UF and SFCC. $325. Go to www.UFtutor.com/room for details. 4-10-10-4 Available now. Quiet pvt BR/BA in Southfork Oaks condo near UF. No smoking/no pets. $425/mo + 1/3 utils. $300 dep. Lease length neg. 284-3961 4-20-16-4 Responsible female roommate wanted, nonsrn*Pr, 2BR2.5BA townhouse, includes W/ D, electric, water, cable, highspeed internet, on bus route, 2 miles from UF. $475/mo. Call 904-703-7262 4-13-9-4 1 or 2 rooms available in 4/2.5 May -Aug. Longer term possible. $400/mo + 1/4 util. Great house. Close to campus. Nice big backyard. Call 352-262-3662 or 352-2195758 4-9-5-4 Female roommate needed. 1BR for 4/2.5 new townhouse, 10 min from UF by car or bus, all included. $430. 954-557-4769/ baezwpa@bellsouth.net 4-25-17-4 Room in house close to campus, Publix, and movie theatre. $460/mo includes utilities, cable, phone, internet, and own bathroom. Washer/Dryer. Deposit required. Call 239216-3557 4-10-5-4 Female roommate needed for fully furnished 3BR/3BA condo in Windsor Park $515/mo. Call 352-384-3722 for more information. Available in the fall. 4-24-15-4 2 M/F needed to share 3BR/2BA apt across from UF. $300/mo utils included. Large rooms, pets ok. For more info call Josh 908892-4271. leave a message. 4-17-10-4 Looking for 1 roommate. Non-smoking, no pets, UF students ony. Included: satellite TV, internet, alarm system, pool, on bus route, free parking., large rooms, kitchen, fireplace. Please call Joanna 561-329-9739 for details. 4-10-5-4 2 roommates needed. Share bath, separate BR in'4BR/3BA house with pool. Want students. No smoking. No pets. Close walk/bike to UF. $375/mo + utilities. Avail May 6. 352262-2710 or 352-262-5270 '4-17-10-4 2 rooms available in 3BR/2BA house in SW neighborhood. 3 miles west of 1-75. NS, clean, responsible, grad/upper classman/ professional. No pets. W/D, high speed internet & cable $425/$450 + utils. 514-8580 4-10-5-4 BEST DEAL for 1 female roommate. Prefer prof/grad. $450/mo incl utils, furn, cable, hi spd internet, laundry. 3BR/2BA house. 'Avail now. 352-514-0316. Joanna. No pets. 4-11-5-4 MALE ROOMMATE NEEDED 2BR/2BA condo, 2 bus routes. Close to campus. $550/mo util incl. Sat TV wif, pool, weightroom. Call 850-726-6162 7-12-31-4 Furnished 2BR/2.5BA new townhouse 5 min from UF. One room with pvt bath avail for rent. Low Fall rate of $490/mo Uitls, intemet, cable, pool, gym inc. Pref female grad student. Call 904-608-7609 4-12-5-4 2BRs inwing of new 4/3 house, avail now. BR have deadbolt locks, monthly maid service utils incl in $525/BR, cable, wireless, parking and on bus line. Club has hot tub, gym. Lori 850-212-9848. UFGatorHome@aol.com 4-19-10-4 ROOM! Huge Home 1.5 Miles to UF 65" HD TV, Pool Table, Nice Yard Big Room 13'x12' !!!Fumishedl!! NW 16 & 22 Easy access to SFCC. $450/mo 1/4 Util. 561-756-5368 4-12-5-4 Short walk to the Swamp $265/mo w/o utilities 1 room avail. May 5 -Aug 5 Wireless internet, HO cable Plenty of parking 321-698-2353 4-12-5-4 Room for rent $475 all utils, cable, hi spd internet incl. Male only. Near 43rd & Newberry. 256-7227. 4-19-10-4 Non-smoking female wanted for furnished 1/1 in 2/2. $475/mo includes all utilities, pets ok, great bus route. Call Colette 352-8044931 or email coletea@uf8.edu 4-13-5-4 A female roommate to rent IBR w/pvt BA in a 3/3. Rockwood Villas $475/mo + utilities. Call 352-538-7521 4-25-10-4 Looking for a Messianic Jewish/non-Jewish male roommate to share a 3BR/2BA apt. Only 2 mi from campus. For more info call 727-543-1480 4-13-5-4 1/1 furnished room for male in 2/2.5 apt. Need roommate for summer or fall. $495/mo includes everything. www.gatorscountry.com/ pickwick. Call 954-605-1989 4-13-5-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach over 24,000 possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone. Please Call 373-Find PRE-CONSTRUCTION, NEW, & EXISTING CONDOS & HOUSES FOR SALE NEAR UF AT AFFORDABLE PRICES. SEARCH HERE OR RECEIVE A FREE AND COMPLETE LIST VIA E-MAIL. Visit www.mattpricerealtor.com or Call Today, 352-281.3551, Matt Price, Campus Realty. 4-25-72-5 Newly renovated 1 & 2 BR units starting at $99,900 (as-is at $86,900). Steps from Shands, VA, Dental School, New Cancer Center & more! Visit mmparrish.com/ servconstructionl5.cfm or Call Coldwell Banker, MM Parrish, Realtor 352.372.5375. 4-25-55-5 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 ominiumscom. 4-25-55-5 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. 4-25-55-5 Pre-Construction Pricing next to campus! Oxford Terrace I -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 remodeled, central A/C, W/D, luxury kitchen, tile/ Pergo, DW, very & private, many upgrades, big BR, ample parking, first floor, on bus route. $109,000. 352-362-6410 4-13-70-5 I BUY houses, condos, land & any other real estate. Can close in 3 days, all cash. 727-560-6081 4-25-68-5 wVLJON5GA. 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 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 your home/condo? Call Kate Wallis, Lifestyles Realtors, 352-3591112 or visit www.katewallis.com for more info. UF Alum. Gooooo Gators! 4-19-60-5 2/2 off Archer between campus & 34th St. Just $129,9001 Fully furnished with washer/ dryer & all appliances. Eric Leightman Action Realty 352-219-2879 4-25-60-5 THE PALMS c 0 N ) 0 M1 I N I U NS 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 on other available properties! 4-25-55-5 Newly renovated 2BR/1.5BA end unit condo desireable 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 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 OWNERIAGENT 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 in Arredondo, 3BR/2BA, 16x60, screened porch. New AC, fridge, (all warranted) comes w/ apple. Lawn mower. BBQ grill. $1600 + $1300 (incl sales tax/doc stamps) $646/mo lot rent & pmt. 283-8077, 618-204-2853 410-20-5 WANT TO OWN CLOSE TO CAMPUS? Student condos & houses for sale! Close to UF, walk to campus! Go to HomesAtUFoom or call Steve Barry, Campus Realty 352 494-4996! 425-31-5 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 House for Sale: Charming 1940's Gottage w/pvt yard near UF. 2BR/1BA, wd firs, new roof, elec & AC/Heat pump in 2005. Sec sys & termite contract. $219,000. See Photos at www.10houses.com or call 352-336-6116 4-13-22-5 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 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 OPEN SUNDAY S 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 5/3 SW HOME Walk to UF & Shands. Own or rent. Campus Realty. Call Ryan 352-562-9090 4-13-15-5 3/2 UPSCALE NW CONDO Close to everything. $334,900. Campus Realty. Call Ryan 352-562-9090 or Kenny 352-494-0012 4-13-15-5 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 4-13-15-5 3/2 CYPRESS POINTE CONDO Ready to move in. Own or rent. Call Ryan from Campus Realty 352-562-9090 4-1315-5 2/1 SW CONDO $84,900. Call Ryan 352-562-9090. Campus Realty 4-13-15-5 5/2 SW HOME 2000+ sq ft. Only $229k. Call Ryan 352562-9090. Own or rent. Campus Realty 4-13-15-5 beautnul 1/1, Z/Z, &3/3 condos Just 1.5 miles from UP & on the huslinel Plenty of parking & fabulous amenities including resort-style pool & spa, fitness room, basketball & tennis courts. Prices start at $119,900 with great buyer incentives. www.WindsorParkatUF.com. Amy Buese, Realtor, 352-222-7890 Anita Smith, Realtor, 352-514-7789 Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc. 8-15-47-5 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' 4-25-25-5 2BR/2.5BA two-story condo in quiet Mill Pond subdiv. 1-car garage new AC, W/D included, monitored security system. Great invest, for grad. students. Avail. during May. $229,000. 352-337-2992 or 904-382-6956 4-12-10-5 ****BRAND NEWAVAIL NOW***** Haily Garden 4288 SW 22 Ln #105. Near SW 43rd St. 2/2.5, wood, tile, carpet $169,000. For appt call 352-359-1323. Owner Agent. (Consider rent $950/mo no pet please) 425-19-5 "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers"

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MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2007 N ALLIGATORy 25 L Real Estate Real Estate Furisings a ll Computers Motorcycles, Mopeds Thex Vilg 1 o a e U N i U M 5 IWaJaile Want to get away from campus, but still be close to everything? Live a lifestyle of convenience in a 'new urban' village setting. Boutique shops, restaurants, pub & miles of trails 75% Sold! Call today 352-376-6737 .www.villageathaile.com Coldwell Banker The Condo Store 4-25-19-5 @UF: 4BR/4BA; sec sys; W/D; DSL ea BR; W/D; pool; wkout room; clean; on bus rte; top fir. $190k. 904-759-1357 4-25-18-5 Vintage 2-story, 5BR/4BA on 2 gorgeous wooded acres. Mins to UF & vet school Breezeway connects antique 2BR/2BA in-law-suite to vintage 3BR/2BA home. $349,000. Call 262-9131 Richard Buccholtz Prudential Preferred Properties. 4-9-5-5 2 miles to UF on bus route. NW 4/2 with bonus room and gourmet kitchen. Completely renovated. This house is move-in ready. $179,900. Call Moeller Realty at 352-3764471 4-17-10-5 Adorable condo 1/1 w/ fireplace, 2 balconies, W/D, end unit, close to UF. Seller pays 1,000 cl.csts! $79,900 Mary Evrard, Realtor 318-3273 ReMax Professionals see photos http://home.bellsouth.net/p/PWP-scottkris 4-11-5-5 PRICE REDUCED 2 story 3/3 1370 sq ft, new paint, 2 pools, 2 tennis courts/volleyball court, W/D hk-ups, Rockwood Villas $173K Doug 863-287-7060 4-18-10-5 For Sale 2br/2ba multi-level condo with rustic exterior nestled in the woods of Rockwood Villas. A serene relaxed setting with a community pool and clubhouse. Pet friendly and close to UF, Butler Plaza and The Oaks Mall. Excellent condition, all appliances, new carpeting. $144,900. Contact Mike at 727919-1599 for details. 4-25-14-5 0D -f Is C_> CD C"). CD CD C,) CD 0 Co> CD EM 40 CD CD CASABLANCA EAST 2635 SW 35TH PL 2/1.5 NEW $5000+ HEAT/AIR, W/D, TILE DWNSTRS, LANAI, NEW PAINT CONDO FEES $98 MO INCL WATER SAFE, CLEAN -$133,900 904-318-2785 4-19-10-5 AFFORDABLE & CONVENIENT! @2000 DWMH, 1/2 acre, new carpet, $109,900 @1997 DWMH, 1-acre, 2,432 sq ft, $129,900 EXIT Realty 352-505-5700 4-12-5-5 CONDO: 1/1 CREEKSIDE VILLAS Fireplace. Overlooking creek. Close to campus yet quiet and peaceful. New stainless appliances in kitchen. Laundry room: W/D, 88,000. 871-3070 4-20-10-5 ~~EB m Sales starting at $85k, Rentals starting at $585. Large 1 and 2 bedroom units. Off of Archer Road, close to UF and shopping. Visit universitymgt.com for floorplans or call 375-1111 for an appointment. University Management, Inc. Lic. Real Estate Broker. 4-20-10-5 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 6/1/07 $175,900. Appt only 386426-1340, 386-212-2422 4-20-5-5 Fu-L9rnishings 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 352377-9846 4-25-72-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT -$350 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must' sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. 352-3727490 4-25-72-6 BED -KING -$170 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588 Can deliver. 4-25-72-6 CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost $1500, sacrifice $550 352-333-7516 Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516 4-25-72-6 BEDROOM SET 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can deliver. 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 4-2572-6 FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899 DINETTE SET Spc $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 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $100 352-377-9846. 4-25-72-6 BedAll New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516. 4-25-72-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-25-72-6 FUTON -$60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-25-72-6 Pool Table -Gorgeous 8" All wood table. Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs. Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail $5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846 4-25-72-6 Hot Tub/Spa -$1295 Brand New Loaded! Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery, MUST SELL 352-372-8588 4-25-72-6 Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box. New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $80 317-4031 Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 4-25-72-6 BEDS FURNITURE. FUTONS LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av. New Used 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. 352376-0953 or 352-378-6005 4-25-72-6 MEMORY FOAMSame as Temperpedic Save 50% & more. Other closeouts. Twin sets $89. Full sets $129. Queen sets $149. King sets $189. Student -discounts apply. 4370 SW 20th Ave. 376-0953 We Deliver! 4-25-72-6 OBeds OFull mattress & boxspring sets $49 Queen sets $89 OSingle sets$39 OKing sets $99 Ofrom estate sale. 376-0939/3786005 Call-A-Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave. 4-25-72-6 BEDS FUTONS FURNITURE Quality furniture at reasonable prices. Morrells Fumiture Outlet, 140 NW 6th St. 352-378-3400 Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfurniture.com 4-25-72-6 OColor TV 19" $40 .window AC 7500 BTU $60 nice sofa $75 0 queen bed $60 0 full bed $50 0 Dining table w/4 chairs $750 Aiwa stereo w/CD $60 0 old magazines Aero Digest 1945-53 over 50 $950335-5326 4-9-11-6 Com puter CASH PAID For Laptops Sales/Service 336-0075. Power Supplies & Drives. Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 4-25-72-7 A4 100mputEr OeEid 333-8404 Computer Help! Now! 4-25-144-7 1-8-118-7 4-25-72-7 **Gatornerd.com** Laptop/Computer Repair We will beat any price! virus, hardware, lcd, 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 networking 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 l Electronics DEALTRAN.COM Coupons, rebates, deals on computers, electronics and other products. Save up to 50% on the product you want to buy. 4-10-5-8 my-freephone.com All phones are-FREE 4-25-15-8 Bicycle s In the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds NEW& USED BIKES FOR SALE WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS Best Prices in Town* SPIN CYCLE 373-3355 424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN) 4-25-72-9 SCOTT SPEEDSTER 30 Bike for sale. 2006 Great for beginner triathletes. Call 208-6915352 4-11-6-9 S For Sale PARKING: Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 4-25-72-10 For Sale Books by Bob Brackin Visit my website www.bobbrackin.com 4-25-72-10 UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS are underway. bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: http://www.surplus.ufl.edu/online/ 8-15-96-10 Engagement ring for sale 1ct. round diamond ring, in white gold. Clarity VS-2, Color F, ring appraised at $6,600Must sell $3,750 OBO 727-560-6081 425-68-10 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 4 TANK KEG-A-RATOR with all hookups. MUST SELL $1200/OBO. Call Dakota 231-9226 4-11-10-10 Guys do you have women problems? Do friends go out when you're alone? Learn to approach women & have them chasing you. Get results www.straightAdating.com 4-13-10-10 55 GALLON AQUARIUM Sump, stand, many, many extras. $400 or best offer. Hood, lighting for corals $325 or best offer. Call 352-215-0056 4-12-5-10 ** SCOOTERS ** RPM MOTORCYCLES INC SALES, SERVICE, PARTS Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd Qt. 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.om 4-25-72-11 ***GatorMoto*** We have moved to a temp. location as we await the completion of our new state of the art facility. We still have new scooters starting 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 0 Buy A Used Scooter All on one site! Check the website or call 336-1271 for more info! 4-25-54-11 **SHINKO SPORT BIKE TIRES** 190/50/ZR17 $115.95-180/55/ZR17 $11-2.95 120/70/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 or SCOOTERS Running or not, Newer or Older (no junk pis) I will pick up. Call TODAY 352-441-0442 425-26-11 2003 METROPOLITAN 2 SCOOTER Honda 1550 miles Good Condition Lite Blue Few Scratches 28 mph $1200. 352-317-6248 4-10-5-11 ****2005 WILDFIRE Scooter $999 low miles, 4-stroke, 150cc. FAST 60mph, 75 mpg. NO SMOKE, park anywhere. Phone 352-2627166**** 4-13-8-11 FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CARO ORunning or not!l ONEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS Over 10 yr svc to UF students OCall Don @215-7987 4-25-72-12 CARS -CARS BuyOSell@Trade 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

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26, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, APRIL 9,2007 Autos Wanted Help Wanted Help Wanted H 'IaW ite $500! POLICE IMPOUNDS! HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC. Forfistings 800-366-9813 ext 4622 4-25-71-12 Grand Opening Sunrise Auto Sales 3630 N Main St. 352-375-9090 Buy Here, Pay Here 4-25-72-12 Sunrise Auto Sales 3630 N. Main St. 352-375-9090 No credit check Bring W-2s and Drive home today. 4-2572-12 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! S00 FREE S FREE S FREES 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 S Chevys S Jeeps and more! $0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr. For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765 4-25-72-12 **HEADLINERS SAGGING?** PQWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK? O 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 618604-0433 4-9-10-12 98 Saturn 160,000 miles $1500 Drives good, outside is worn down Included: stereo worth $2000 2 12?s Rockford Fosgate w/box, All speakers? r custom, w/ampl 904-382-1106, youngsj@ufl.edu 4-10-5-12 92 Saturn SL2, 4 dr, teal Approximately 148,000 miles 25 MPG in town Power steering Sony AM/FM stereo/CD player. One family owned for life! Fair condition, runs well. Must sell! $1000. 352-262-6626 4-12-5-12 1997 CHEVY LUMINA Only 65k miles. Very good condition with fairly new tires. Asking price $3500. Contact Lorenzo @ 561-713-9825. Ready to be sold now hurry!! 4-13-5-12 For Sale: 2005 Red Subaru Baja Sun Roof, many extras. Like new 28,000 miles. $19,200 or Best Offer. Call 352-377-7217 4-13-5-12 THEAMERICAN 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: Cold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 8-1524-13 UF GRAD PAYS MORE for gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 2228090 4-25-72-13 Buying jewiry, 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 CatholicChurch. For more info. call 219-6948 1 live in the Tower Rd. area 4-20-72-13 ASSISTANCE FOR BLIND LADY living in the Tower Rd area. Need volunteer companions for EVENING WALKS and SATURDAY MORNING TRIPS TO ANGEL GARDENS. Prefer females. Please call 352-219-6948 4-20-72-13 i ep Wanted This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings Sthe independent florida RETAIL ADVERTISINGMANAGER We are looking for a motivated, energetic 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. t heindependent florida ADVERTISING OFFICE MANAGER Enthusiastic, positive attitude, detail oriented, organized, individual needed to coordinate daily office procedures. Career Staff position. Must work well under pressure meeting daily deadlines. Possess excellent cutomer service skills. Duties include procedural 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 email 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 record, drug-free, pers ref. wnww.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! 425-72-14 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 425-72-14 BARTENDING $250 A DAY POTENTIAL No experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 4-25-72-14 SECRET SHOPPERS Needed for evaluations of Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters Flexible Hours, Training Provided Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254 4-25-72-14 GATOR DOMINOS $12 -15/Hour DRIVERS $6.67 -$7.40/Hour INSIDERS $8.35-$9.40/hr MANAGERS in training Apply online at www.gatordominos.com/jobs Or at any of the 6 locations. 4-25-72-14 Gator Domino's is growing again. We are looking for career oriented team members. 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 availablity) & line workers (AM 8:30-1 & PM 12-6 shifts avail) 15-40hrs-your choice. Great work environment. Apply in person. 7404 NW4th Blvd. Across from Home Depot. No calls please 4-25-136-14 POLITICAL CALL CENTER Phone reps needed ASAP for Political Campaigns. Base hourly rate + bonus. 371-5888 ext. 111 or 4112 NW 22nd Dr. 425-72-14 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 00 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 Fulltime professional sales positions in local managment 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 decisionmaking & smoking. If interested, come to Rm 81 in the UF Psychology Bldg, call 3920601 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 itl 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. Cilick on Surveys. 425-66-14 400+ Counselor/Instructor Jobs 3 Coed Summer Camps in PA. Travel Paid. Top Salary. Cool Nights & Warm Days! 1-800-488-4321 www.lohikan.com 4-25-55-14 Summer Jobs 0 $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 and up. FEYC is an overnight camp located off of Highway 450 in Umatilla, FL The camp runs June 4 -July 22. Please Contact Krys Ragland at 800-523-1673 ext 251 or 352-669-9443 ext 251 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+/nk. Flex schedule 378-3312 4-2553-14 PART TIME CLEANERS No experience necessary. No weekends. Flexible daytime hrs. Excellent pay. $10/hr. Clean vacant apts. Call 378-8252 4-1240-14 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 Ladies Be Your Own Boss!! Moms Helping Moms Earn Residual Incomell! Set Your Own Hours and Days. Need extra cash? We can help. Please visit our website. www.athomeiam.com 4. 25-34-14 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 PIZZA HUT Now hiring. Drivers. Part time & full time. 5004 NW 34th St. 373-7733. Apply in person. 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 GatorMoto. Looking for energetic college students 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 425-28-14 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 Growing Real Estate Company looking 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. Chain, 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. 4-17-20-14 $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@esterpublications.com 4-10-15-14 Perfect PT Job Need a 2nd Job or Extra Income? We Need Good Sales Reps! PT Evenings, $7-10 per hr, Pd Wkly, Pd Training. Experience a Plus. Leave Message 352-377-2573 4-25-26-14 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 activitiesPlease call 317-0625 to discuss details. Job location near Haile Plantation 4-17-20-14 TEACHERS NEEDED Imagine Learning Center 371-5450. Taking applications from reliable, creative individuals who enjolworking with children 4-1720-14 TCBY Now hiring friendly people. Apply at Newberry Crossing, Thornebrook Village or Archer Rd 4-25-24-14 AU-PAIR wanted! German family with 3 kids (8,5,3) + 1 dog seeks a female, non-smoking Au-Pair for 12 months begining Aug 07 in Hamburg, GERMANY. Work experience with children required! Please e-mail: ca.koch@freenet.de 4-19-20-14 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 NERO'S ITALIAN RESTAURANTE 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 LANE BRYANT STORES PT sales assoc needed now -for our new Gainesville store. Call 352-873-0051 4-2320-14 CUSTOMER SERVICE REP for local telepohone company. Flexible hours. No nights or weekends. FT/PT available. Call 372-2051 for appointment. EEO 4-25-22-14 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 4-2522-14 NANNY FOR NEWBORN TWINS M, T, TH; 20 hrs/wk Noah'sArk Nanny, e-mail resume, pix, schedule to gnv@nanoneone.com 4-9-10-14

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MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 27 Heip Wanted IprWnted Help Wanted I Help Wanted Help Wanted 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 NETWORK ADMIN. 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 experience-more pay. Join our team of HighRollers; we bet you'll love us! 352-672-2808 4-9-5-14 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 evening 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 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 incentive plan and full benefits. All applicants must be available to work evening and weekend hours. Apply at LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, 4039 Newberry Road, or call 2241740. Background check required. EOE/ DFWP. 4-10-10-14 IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Your roommate hasn't done the dishes in Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a How long?l Find a better dishwasher in the replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! Alligator Cla --=--= I U I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I 0, ID 0 C 0) is to (D Customer Service Rep PT positions available. Computer savvy and Quickbooks experience is a PLUS. Weekends are a MUST and Willing to train. Ask for Sandy 335-4681 4-11-10-14 Now Hiring New Grads! Interested in a Great Career in Sales? Naylor, LLC, located here in Gainesville, is currently looking for highly motivated, goal-oriented people for positions in advertising sales. Our next class starts May 21! We offer a very comprehensive paid four week professional sales training program, to help you become prepared for an exciting job in Sales. Check us out! To apply, visit www.naylor.com 4-11-10-14 ssifieds> I > 0 PAID MARKETING INTERNSHIP! r" Naylor, LLC is interviewing now for paid PT 171 marketing internships for the summer. Intem U will create market plans, conduct industry -research and manage research library. K) ~To apply please visit www.naylor.com -r4-11-10-14 11 > r r Ii Horse farm Alachua/High Springs area. 20 N) -flexible hours. Must be able to use tractor, o bushhog and chainsaw, handle horses, A. $7/hr. 386-462-9943 or 352-871-2524 leave CO message. 4-11-10-14 m m 02 OFFICE USE ONLY Sp.Chg. CASH CK Rec. By CLA$SICA TIONS (Chek one) IRATES I .For Rent: Furnished .__14. Help Wanted 2. For Rent: Unfumished -15. Services .3. Sublease: House/Apt -16. Health Services 4. Roommates -17. Resumes/Typing Services 5. Real Estate 18. Personals 6. Furniture/Household Items 19. Connections 7. Computers -20. Events/Notices 0. Stereos/Electroniws -21. Entertainment 9. Bicycles .22. Tickets 10. ForSale -23. ides --11. Mopeds/Mxtorcycles -.24. Pols I 2 Auos 25. Lost & Found 13. Wanted U MASTERCARD Q VISA EXP. DATE CREDIT CARD # (Circle One) 1 Day.$6.00 2 Days .$11.00 3 Days .$14.00 4 Days.$17.00 5 Days.$20.00 Additional Days $2.00 each Days=$ Additional Lines $2.00 each line, each day Add'I Lines =$ &-= -------==. KISS 105.3 SEEKS STREET TEAM MEMBERSI Drive the Giant KISS BoomBox, set-up broadcast equipment, interact with listeners. Entry level postion. Will train. Apply in person at 7120 SW 24th Ave. Gainesville, FL 32607 or email resume to INFO@KISS1053.COM. EOE 4-25-20-14 LA FIESTA NOW HIRING WAITSTAFF HOSTESSES. Apply in person 7038 NW 10th Pl. Anytime between 2 & 4pm. 4-11-10-14 DELIVERY DRIVERS up to $12/hr. KITCHEN HELP $6.75/hr. CALIFORNIA CHICKEN GRILL 378-2442 4-25-20-14 PT MEDICAL BILLING POSITION Daytime hours required. Send resume to 6400 W. Newberry Rd. #301 Gainesville, FL 32605 4-12-10-14 PT MEDICAL OFFICE WORK Evenings. Computer & patient contact. Send resume to 6400 W. Newberry Rd. #301, Gainesville, FL 32605 4-12-10-14 Great opportunity for psych, special ed or applied behavior majors. Gain experience in autism intervention w20 yr old. 1 yr commitment. Contact 256-2002 for details. Fax resume to 375-4268 4-12-10-14 Ben & Jerry's seeks outgoing individuals with transportation. Must thrive in a fast paced working environment and appreciate cleanliness and orgaization. Average $8-10/hr. Email resumes & class schedule to jen@gai nesvillesbesticecream.com 4-13-10-14 Now hiring FT counselors, PT drivers & PT front dest staff for SUMMER DAY CAMP. 352-378-8664 www.girlsclubnet.org. Positions open as soon as April 16. Must be commited through August 17. 4-13-10-14 Tired of Going to Class? Start Your Very Own Online Business Today! www.SixFigureProgram.com 4-25-18-14 GRADUATING PREMEDS ONLY Clinical Assistant for full time patient care. Will train. Email resume, MCAT, GPA to Dr. Levy afn22025@cox.net 4-25-18-14 Orange and Blue Textbooks is hiring Summer Rush Help. Looking for people with register/ customer service experience. Also looking for shipping & handling staff and management staff. Contact the manager at the store location, 309 NW 13th Street. 4-25-18-14 OFFICE ASSISTANT FT outside/inside versatile, loves to read, enjoys words & language(s). Excellent computer skills. 1 yr+ commitment. Resume to: 626 NE 1st St. 32602 or PaulSRothstein@yahoo.com 4-13-10-14 BRIDAL CONSULTANT Solutions Bridal FT/PT + Commission Fax Resume to: 352-374-7293 4-16-10-14 OPTOMETRIST ASSISTANT Needed for busy office 20-30 hrs/wk. No exp needed -will train. Fax resume to 352-2480692 4-9-5-14 Volunteer for Money Participants needed for one-hour focus group. Must be 18 years or older and a freshman at UF. Have consumed 5+ drinks in one sitting in past 2 weeks. Completely CONFIDENTIAL. Will receive $20 UF Bookstore gift card and free pizza. Email gatorwell@ufi.edu with subject line Focus Group Volunteer. 4-9-5-14 GENERAL American Campus Communities is one of the nation's largest developers, owners and managers of high-quality student housing communities. We led the industry to a new plateau in 2004 when we became the first publicly traded student housing REIT (NYSE: ACC). We currently have a Bookkeeper and Leasing Manager opening at our student apartment community located in Gainesville, FL. You'll enjoy a dynamic, fast-paced work environment, the best people in the industry and a benefits package with options to meet your needs. Qualified applicants must be able to pass a background/drug test. EOE. Apply online: www.studenthousing.com/ company/employment.asp 4-9-5-14 ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER A student apartment community, located in Gainesville near the University of Florida campus, is currently seeking an Assistant General Manager. In this role, you will assist the General Manager with all aspects of the operations of the facilities, including supervision of the leasing staff, marketing, and residence life. Qualifications include previous experience in multi-family housing, excellent communication skills and a strong customer service orientation. We offer a competitive salary/benefits package with a growing company and opportunities for advancement. EOE. Apply online: www.studenthousing.com/company/ employment.asp 4-9-5-14 ATTENTION SMOKERS Do you want to quit smoking? Smokers are needed to participate in a smoking cessation study. You may be compensated for your participation. If interested call 392-0601x650 4-9-5-14 WOMEN'S BIO-MEDICAL RESEARCH CO. Half-time position. Female only. Grad student or major in engineering, sciences, nursing health ed. Fax 1 page resume to Mary at 375-6111 4-16-10-14 Fish lovers wanted. Exc sales oppty for one who knows fish & likes to work w/people. Training, flex hrs. Work in clean modem environment. Great people. Bring resume to Aquatropics 2100 SW 34th St. See Karen 4-17-10-14 Bright, enthusiastic, industrious workers wanted for toy/gift store. FT/PT Must be able to work weekends, breaks and holidays. Stop by for an application @ 1510 NW 13th St. 4-24-15-14 BIG LOU'S PIZZERIA Now hiring pizza makers, cooks, servers and delivery drivers. Earn top pay. Serious workers only. 5 SE 2nd Ave. Downtown. 425-16-14 Companion/Caregiver needed to care for 24 yr old disabled daughter. Must have own low profile vehicle. Duties include bathing, toileting, taking out into community. Work hours Saturday 1Dam -8:30pm. $10/hr. Additional hours maybe available as back-up care giver Luxurious working conditions., Call 377-1306 4-10-5-14 Infinite Energy is looking for accounting students for FT or PT summer internships. Candidates must have completed at least 3 courses in Accounting and be proficient in Excel. Please send resumes to WeHaveJobs@lnfiniteEnergy.com or fax to 352-240-4146. EOE/AA/MFDV 425-16-14 LAW FIRM CLERK for busy Gainesvile practice. Strong writing, organizational skills. Fax cover letter & resume to 372-0049, Pref. Soph. Undergrad 2 yrs +/remaining. 4-18-10-14 ROSE SALES IN BARS Energetic, promoter personality needed. Aftire/clubwear. Hourly pay + incentives. Transportation provided. Apply in person. 635 NW 13th St. 4-10-5-14 YMCA Referees Needed Immediately For Flag Football and Soccer $8.00 an hour Contact Jamie Beck at the Norhtwood YMCA 352-374-9622 x 13. 4-25-16-14 THE RED ONION NEIGHBORHOOD GRILL Now hiring all positions. Apply in person @ 3885 NW 24th Blvd in the Uptown Village. No phone calls. 4-11-5-14 CHILDCARE END OF APRIL TO AUG Option for fall. PT flex hrs for great 2 & 4 yr olds. Experience, NS, refs req'd. $10/hr to start. Email w/resume: rosenson@ufl.edu 4-9-3-14 Love kids? Part-time Job Sundays only. $8/hr Working with kids at Christ Community Church Contact Kacy 352-373-5298 4-11-5-14 FT/PT -Office Writing Agents Great Pay and Bonus Opportunities! Local Office at NW 10th Ave and 6th St. Call 321-406-1123 or 888-225-9656 Email QualityAssuredLLC@yahoo.com 4-11-5-14 NANNY NEEDED For two kids after school: 1:45 to 6:00pm Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri and 12:30-6:00pm Wed. Call 352-316-1758 4-25-15-14 THE MELTING POT Now hiring dishwashers for FT/PT work evenings & weekends. Pay starts at $7/hr plus tips. Inquire Mon-Th from 1-4 pm at back door. 352-372-5623 4-12-5-14 NANNY for young toddler during summer. Must be female, nonsmoker, CPR cert & have previous eup caring for young children. Will work.0-30hrswk. Please send resume to Jennifer at jenm@cox.net or call 495-7467 4-19-10-14 STUDENT NEEDED TO ASSIST HANDICAPPED CHILD IN EXCHANGE FOR ROOM & BOARD. Starting end of June. Private living quarters w/pvt entrance. Call for details 352-494-7710 4-19-10-14 BABYSITTERS & NANNIES NEEDED Great pay. Flexible schedules. Apply online now. visit: www.4sifters.com 4-16-7-14 The Florida Book Store is hiring for temporoary cashiers for Spring Buyback. Applicrlts with previous cashiering and customer service experience are preferred. Applicants must be available to work April 23rd to May 6th. 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MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 29 Senior Dolberg shines, Gators add two SEC victories UF DEFEATED KENTUCKY AND VANDERBILT. By PHIL KEGLER Alligator Writer Fifth-year senior Jordan Dolberg knew this was coming. He knew he would be playing his last regular-season match at Ring Tennis Complex on Sunday. Dolberg made his impact felt as the No. 18 Gators (11-5, 6-3 Southeastern Conference) picked up a pair of wins against Vanderbilt (8-11, 2-7 SEC) and Kentucky (1312, 3-7 SEC) during the weekend. On Friday, with the score tied 3-3, Dolberg defeated Vanderbilt's Andy Mack 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 to give UF the 4-3 victory. Dolberg defeated Kentucky's Kenny Hodge 6-0, 6-2 on Sunday to put the Gators up 2-0. UF swept the rest of the singles matches as well for a 7-0 victory. Before Sunday's match, Dolberg was honored in a Senior Day ceremony. Dolberg said he began to get emotional as he neared the end of his match. "I knew I had the crowd behind me since it was my last home match," he said. "It was special." Dolberg's teammates helped make Sunday's match a nice memory for him. Nestor Briceno and Geoffrey Barton started off the day with an 8-0 victory in the No. 3 doubles match in 28 minutes. On court two, Dan Cash and Billy Mulligan lost 8-2. No. 6-ranked pair Greg Ouellette and Jesse Levine clinched the doubles point with an 8-3 victory against Marcus Sundh and Peter Bjork. "Kentucky was a little off in the doubles," UF coach Andy Jackson said. "We had every advantage, but to our credit, we sort of took advantage of the things we had." No. 3 Levine followed Dolberg's example and rolled over Bruno Agostinelli 6-1, 6-1 on court one to give UF a 3-0 lead. Barton clinched the Gators' win with a 6-3, 6-2 win in the No. 6 match against Shane Collins. On court two, No. 10 Ouellette defeated Sundh 6-3, 6-4. Briceno defeated Bjork 6-2, 6-3 in the No. 3 match. Mulligan completed the sweep with his 6-4, 7-6 (6) victory against Jorge Jorge. Dolberg will remember his tenure at UF fondly. "I had a great group of guys all five years," Dolberg said. "I couldn't ask for a better school." WOMEN'S GOLF TAKES SECOND: As the golf claps dissipate and the regular season comes to a close, one thing remains the same. Sandra Gal led the way. In every tournament the junior has played this season, she has carded the top score for the UF women's golf team. At the end of play at the Bryan National Collegiate, Gal stood atop the leaderboard yet again, carding a final round 69 (3 under) en route to a tie for first overall. Gal lost on the third playoff hole to Purdue's Maria Hernandez. Gal, a junior, is coming off a third-place finish in her last outing and her third SEC Player of the Week honor and seems td be improving each round. "She's definitely on a different level with her game," UF coach Jill Briles-Hinton said. "She works hard and knows what she needs to get it done, and she does it." Behind Gals' Fm strong performance, the No. 12 Gators took runner-up honors for the second straight tournament. The Gators, who have finished in the top five in all of their matches this spring, ended the regular season with a combined 894 (30 over par) for the tournament, only seven strokes behind No. 15 Purdue. "We had a shot at it," BrilesHinton said. "We hung in there all day. It turned out to be a great growing experience. We shaved a few holes off at the end, which is why we didn't come away with the win." .The Gators ended the first dat. of play in fifth place before storming into first on Saturday. The team would remain consistent in day three, shooting a combined 302 (14 over). Junior Whitney Myers bounced back from a rough outing, tallying a 223 (7 over) and finishing in a-tie for ninth. Junior Tiffany Chudy ended with a disappointing 81 (nine over), but still managed a tie for 32nd. SophomoreMalloryBlackwelder was right behind, firing a 232 (16 over) on her way to a tie for 42nd. Sophomore Ornella Jouven finished the day with a 76 (4 over) and finished tied for 47th. "We feel pretty good, but we know we need to keep practicing, keep playing hard," Briles-Hinton said. "This is a stepping stone and we need to keep climbing." The Gators will now gear up for the SEC Championships, which begin April 20 in West Point, Miss. -DANNY KLEIN THE MOLD. Advertise in the country's largest college newspaper. With a daily circulation of 35,000 and a daily readership of 52,000, reach the Gainesville college commu Contact us at [352] 373.4482. nity. I NN. PIZZA Iv '. (Za0 a dMss AMPUS MIDTOWN STORE Pizza so great, it'll make you lick Your plate!'_ -.FEE I-campus store only -------------New items : Salads Hot & Cold Subs 376-0680 UF Plaza Italian Entrees FREE SPIRIT WEIRDO Find a job before you outstay your welcome. Post-grad careers, part-time jobs and internships. Go online or text "Cscampus" to 68247.* ICAmUSra I

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30, ALLIGATOR E MONDAY, APRIL 9,2007 UF BASEBALL Tense Gamecocks series leaves UF with two losses By ALEX WEINTRAUB Alligator Writer aweintraub@alligator.org An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. That was the theme for this weekend's series between No.22 UF (20-5, 8-4 Southeastern Conference) and No. 5 South Carolina (26-7, 7-5 SEC). Though the Gators dropped two games in the three-game set, the two teams traded comeback wins on the final two days, including an 8-6 win for South Carolina in 11 innings Sunday. After staging a remarkable come-from-behind win against the Gamecocks a day earlier, it was the Gators who would blow a ninth inning lead Sunday. "It's heartbreaking to lose a game like this," UF first baseman Matt LaPorta said, "especially when we're up by three runs in the ninth." The Gators -who had led since the first inning -lost a 5-2 lead on a Travis Jones three-run homer into straightaway center field in the top half of the ninth. The Gamecocks would take a 6-5 lead in the 10th inning, before the Gators staged their own comeback An errant throw on a routine Matt LaPorta ground ball in the bottom half of the inning allowed Jon Townsend to score from first and tie the game. But the tie would be short-lived as South Carolina put two runs on the board in the next frame for the win. "Ies a very disappointing loss foTour balldub," UF coach Pat McMahon said. "The obvious thing is, you look and see we didn't dose the game out. "We've got to do a better job of that." Saturday evening, it was exactly the opposite. The Gators were down 8-2 heading into the eighth inning when Brian Leclerc came to the plate and smacked a grand slam to cut the deficit to 8-6. Inthe bottom of the ninth, catcher Cody Neer came up with two outs and two runners and sent a shot into deep center field. Outfielder Steven Reinhold, who was in hot pursuit, attempted to make a lunging grab over the fence, but instead carried the ball out of the park and gave the Gators a 9-8 victory. UF senior Chris Petrie escapes a tag by South Carolina second baseman Travis Jones on a fielder's choice during the fifth inning of the Gators' 8-6 loss to the Gamecocks on Sunday. Reinhold was hurt on the play and did not play in Sunday's rubber match. "It was a very exciting game for us, being down 8-2 (and coming back)," McMahon said. "It proved a point to our team: Every game is within reach if you continue to do the little things well." It was UF's first walk-off home run of the year. Friday night's game was much different and the only one of the series that was not a nail-biter. The Gators could hardly muster any offense against Gamecocks ace Harris Honeycutt and dropped the game 12-2. Honeycutt threw six innings without allowing a run and struck out 11. "We weren't getting anything started offensively at all," Neer said. "He's a good pitcher for them, though." Junior ace Bryan Augenstein struggled for most of the game, allowing 11 runs on 14 hits in 6 1/3 innings. UF's pitching staff gave up 10 home runs to the Gamecocks through the course of the series, including five to Jones, a normally unheralded No. 7 hitter. Jones finished the series 9 for 12 with 11 RBI. "It (the ball) looked like a balloon coming at me," Jones said. "I've never had a series like this." Jones'success was a sore sight for Gators fans. Jones played baseball at Lake City Community College, which is about forty miles north of Gainesville, and was recruited by bothi UT and South Carolina. Men rake in 9 wins in Relays THE GATORS WON THE 4X100METER RELAY. By DAVID CHAUNCEY Alligator Writer Coming down the stretch, the race was breathtakingly close. All-American Willie Perry had a slight lead in the 4x100-meter relay as he dashed toward freshman Calvin Smith, who would run the anchor leg. Perry desperately leaned forward, fully extending his arm with the baton on the tips of his fingers, reaching toward Smith. "All I wanted to do was hold them off," Smith said. "I was just trying to get across that finish line." Smith glided toward victory, and by a onehundredth of a second, the Gators prevailed. Overall, the UF men's squad gained nine victories and nine NCAA regional marks in front of a home crowd at the 63rd annual Florida R&6ys. "I'm very pleased; we had a great day today," UF men's track and field coach Mike Holloway said. "The biggest thing today was that we competed hard." And no one competed harder than Smith on the second day of the meet. After running the final leg of the relay, Smith finished first among collegians in the 200-meter event with a personal-record time. "The first day I didn't start too well, but I picked it up today," Smith said. "I am just trying to learn from my mistakes and run better" Other Gators excelled at their home track during the weekend as well. UF's 4x400 relay scored a solid win with an NCAA regional mark to dose out the Florida Relays on Saturday night. The cooler weather that the weekend brought also had an affect on the meet. "The cold definitely played to a disadvantage," freshman Jeremy Hall said. "You prepare in the heat, and it just throws you off a little." Nevertheless, Hall led all collegiate athletes in the 100-meter Friday and had a TraCk & Field d weekend The women's team also showed up ready to compete with three wins and eight NCAA regional marks. "Every week, we are looking for more and more regional qualifiers," UF women's interim coach Steve Lermke said. "We competed well this weekend and brought our total of regional qualifiers up to 13." Southeastern Conference Field Athlete of the Week Evelien Dekkers, a freshman, continued her success with a regional qualifier in the javelin. "A big highlight for us was Evelien," Irmke said. "She's very special." The Florida Relays is the only home meet for the Gators this outdoor season, but some have their eye on competing at their home track one final time this season. "Since the NCAA East Regional is here in Gainesville," Lemke said, "we want to have a big contingent at home." Gators use two shutouts to take Arkansas series By KARL HYPPOLITE Alligator Writer khyppolite@aIligator.org After shutting out Arkansas in the first two games of this weekend's series, the UF softball team was looking to complete the sweep Saturday. But the Razorbacks (17-33, 4-12 Southeastern Conference) turned the tables on the Gators(32-17, 8-9 SEC), taking the last game 1-0. UF's bats were hot Friday as they took the first game 4-0 and won the second 5-0. Despite the offensive outburst, the team's strong defense is what encouraged the Gators. "Defensively, I think we're getting better every weekend," first baseman Alexandra Gardiner said. "Every now and then there's a bit of miscommunication, but I'd say we have one of the best defenses in the country." The Gators have won 12 of their last 15 games and defense has been the key. UF has allowed just 1.4 runs per game during the stretch, including six shutouts. Pitcher Stacey Stevens recognizes how vital a strong defense is to her success as a finesse pitcher. "Defense is always key for me when I'm in the circle," she said. "'m not a strikeout pitcher. I'm a ground ball, fly ball pitcher. So I rely on my defense -especially my infield." After she was expected to be out for the season with knee surgery, freshman Francesca Enea has returned, but hasn't contributed defensively since her retum. Despite her physical limitations, she's been -te -key to the Gators' Stevens offense, with four RBI since her return. Enea's solo home run to left in the first game gave UF a 1-0 lead and left fans at the Florida Softball Stadium on their feet as the freshman jogged around the bases with a visible limp. "I didn't even know I hit a home run, actually," she said. "I got to second base and I thought it was on the ground, so I just thought it hit the fence. Then Coach looked at me and was like,'Yeah, it's a home run." "It felt pretty good. It's like, 'Wow, I can still hit a home run.'"

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MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2007 N ALLIGATOR 31 UF FOOTBALL Wilson mayr face expulsion -from UF By DAN TREAT Alligator Staff Writer dtreat@alligator.org After being suspended for allegedly firing a gun last Wednesday following a dispute at XS nightclub on University Avenue, Gators offensive lineman Ronnie Wilson could find himself in an even greater heap of trouble. It's possible the 300-pounder could be expelled from school. And at this point, UF coach Urban Meyer doesn't have the first say as to whether the projected starter will ever be a part of the team again, as the university strictly bans students who live on campus from carrying firearms, and the gun had been stored in Wilson's car according to the police report. "It's the university's deal," Meyer said Friday "I'll handle it after that. That's not a mistake. That's a big one." According to the Gainesville Police Department report, Wilson fired the gun into the air because, "he wanted the victim to know how it felt to be scared." Meyer was asked if he would ban his players from owning guns, a policy that new Miami coach Randy Shannon put into place after Wilson he was hired in December. That policy, however, was already in effect at UF, and it was the subject of a team meeting last week. "We had.about an hour-and-a-half meeting (Thursday). We've talked about guns on many, many occasions," Meyer said. "That's something that I'm not used to, but then I see these statistics roll across my desk, about 80 percent of NFL players, 90 percent of NBA players." "I forget who gave it to me. It was just-published statistics. It's an era that I'm not used to. I guess we'll just attack it even more than we have." Meyer said that he and his staff attempt to stay ahead of the curve in regard to potential pitfalls for their players, but in this instance they were unable to prevent Wilson's incident. "Every year it changes, what the focus is," Meyer said. "You try to put your finger in the hole, and another one just starts. That's our job. *We've just got to do a better job. Obviously we failed." New Gators center seeks tips from former starter Rissler FOOT, from page 32 teammates, showing what sacrifice and commitment can achieve. "This is the first time in three years that I'm ecstatic about our offensive line," Meyer said. "In my opinion, anyone who knows anything about football knows those are the guys you count on." Meyer said the offensive line will be instrumental in helping solve UF's offensive problems. The Gators are looking for an every-down tailback and have a newstartingquarterbackinTebow. Tebow gained experience last season as a frequent substitute in short-yardage situations. Trautwein said linemen used those opportunities to learn about their new quarterback. The transition UF now faces -from former quarterback Chris Leak to Tebow -may have its bumps, like any major change would. But the Gators are counting on their veteran offensive line to minimize mistakes. Should Tebow make a novice error, a proven line can be the difference, Trautwein said. "Tebow pretty much knows this whole offense inside and out," Trautwein said. "But if he ever messes up a read, we're here to UF center Drew Miller blocks Terron Sanders during spring football practice on Friday. Miller leads an experienced line for the revamped UF offense. OUT LOUD, from page 32 job. Donovan could have simply stated his lack of interest in the Kentucky offer, but he chose to dodge the questions and leave the door open until his meeting with athletics director Jeremy Foley. The two sides won't sit down and negotiate a contract extension until after Donovan comes back from a personal vacation, but let's be realistic. Donovan walked out of that meeting knowing full well that he is in store for a lucrative raise. And because Donovan played his cards so correctly, he may wind up being overpaid. The term "overpaid" may seem a little awkward when talking about a guy who just won back-to-back national championships, but if the university plans to pay Donovan as much as Kentucky was rumored to have been willing to pay him, overpaid is exactly what Donovan would be. The reason is simple: Donovan should not make more money than UF football coach Urban Meyer. The amount of money the basketball program brings into the school is peanuts compared to what the football team brings in, and Meyer has done everything he can to indicate that the future of UF football is incredibly bright. While Donovan has won two national back him up. An inexperienced line wouldn't be able to do that." Depth is the best it has been in a while for UF's offensive line, and having all that talent can pay off in numerous ways. "We're allonourtoesbecause there are guys behind us with talent and experience," guard Jim Tartt said. The line got a big boost in recruiting as the Gators signed arguably the three best guards in the state in twins Maurkice and Michael Pouncey of Lakeland and James Wilson of Ponte Vedra Beach. The Pounceys have enrolled and are going through spring practice, while Wilson -whom some analysts considered the Foo all best high-school .guard in the nation -will arrive in the summer. The squad still isn't satisfied. "I never feel good," said assistant coach John Hevesy, who oversees centers and guards. "The moment you feel satisfied is the moment you get beat." The only major challenge this spring is making Miller a solid center -something that happened last season when Steve Rissler made the same switch. Miller and Rissler played together in high school at Sarasota Riverview, and Miller said he calls the former UF center after each practice for tips. Neither regards the calls as an inconvenience, Mer said. They both recognize their task, both past and present. "It's the line's responsibility to lead the team," he said. "The success of this team depends on it." championships to Meyer's one, let's not forget that this is the same guy that two years ago was consistently failing to get past the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament and was rumored to be in danger of losing his job. Donovan took a program that was left in ruins by Lon Kruger and turned it into gold, but this is a football school. If Donovan is making $3.5 million per year, Meyer should be making $4 million. The truth is, Meyer's success brings in so much money to the school that he could make $10 million a year and still be worth it. As great a coach as Donovan is, I'm not sure you could say the same about the basketball program. Jones to coach at Marshall HOOPS from page 32 preciation. "We love you, Corey," a few male Rowdy Reptiles shouted during Corey Brewer's on-stage interview. Noah responded with a surprised "Wow." The male Rowdy Reptiles spoke of their affection for Donovan later. "Leave that for Corey," Donovan said, eliciting laughter from the arena. As the confetti flew to close out the ceremony, the talk turned to the historical mark left by this Gators team. "These guys go down in history as one of the greatest teams ever assembled." Billy Donovan UF men's basketball coach Where does it rank compared to the other great teams? "I don't know what would happen if they played against the UCLA teams of the 1970s or the Kentucky teams, Duke teams or UNLV teams," Donovan said. "These guys go down in history as one of the greatest teams ever assembled." They already have a oneup on every other team in college basketball history. They will be the first national champion team honored on a Wheaties box. ASSISTANT LEAVES: UF assistant coach Donnie Jones was hired as Marshall's head coach Friday. "My. time here has just been unbelievable," Jones said. "I'm so excited to have the opportunity to be a part of this special situation at Marshall." Jones, a Marshall alumnus, was an assistant coach under Donovan with the Thundering Herd and spent two years there before coming to Gainesville. Jones is the second Donovan assistant to leave in the last two years. Anthony Grant took the Virginia Commonwealth job last season and led the team to an NCAA Tournament berth.

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ortsM 9,2007 -MONDAY, ARL9 07 ALLIGATOR www.alligatorSports.org Donovan chose legacy over history His players call him a master motivator. He has a reputation for being a talented recruiter. But it's prowess as a strategist that is going to earn UF men's basketball coach Billy Donovan an elite reputation and a whole lot of money. And I'm not talking about X's and O's. Don't think for a second that Donovan was honestly considering taking the Kentucky job. While Kentucky has an amazing fan base and all the glamour in the world' i lacks the most im_ portant feature of all: a Bryan Jones b e t t e r Bryan Out Loud chance at bjoneslligator.org success than the UF job. .High school juniors and seniors don't care what Kentucky's basketball program did 50 years ago under Adolph Rupp or even 10 years ago under Rick Pitino or Tubby Smith. I doubt 10 percent of the guys Kentucky recruits even know who Adolph Rupp is. And let's face it. Would you rather live the next four years of your life in Kentucky or in Florida? Donovan isn't stupid. He could see tight through Kentucky's lure. After all, this is the guy who personally ran Tubby Smith out of Kentucky by knocking the Wildcats off of their pedestal in the Southeastern Conference. Take into account the added pressure at Kentucky and the fact that Donovan would have to pack up and leave his stable life in Gainesville, and it's easy to see that Donovan likely had very little interest in the Kentucky SEE OUT LOUD, PAGE 31 UF fans revel in emotional send-off THE SIEMENS TROPHY WAS PRESENTED., By NICK ZACCARDI Alligator Staff Writer nzaccardi@alligator.org They packed the O'Connell Center and overflowed into The Swamp to pay their final farewells to the greatest team in UF history. Fans came out in droves to celebrate the back-to-back national champion Gators basketball team Friday night. The night was somber, cheesy, humorous, but most of all, bittersweet. "I'm so proud of the way these guys have been a team, the way they've picked up themselves, the way they've handled themselves," UF coach Billy Donovan said. "I want to thank them from the bottom of my heart." Before the party began, a moment of silence was held for former Gainesville Police Department Lt. Corey Dahlem, who died Wednesday after getting hit by a drunken driver while on duty during Monday night's celebration. Then the players came through the crowd one by one, taking in the O'Dome experience one final time. That's what Al Horford said he would remember the most. chalantly tossed a crystal ball "Playing at the O'Connell over his shoulder and let it Center in front of all of these people'" hesaid. "I love theGator Nation. This feeling is a great feeling." They pulled off the same stunt they did at Midnight Madness before the season started, as Joakim Noah nonshatter into pieces on the stage. And like the championship celebration in 2006, the court from the Final Four lay below the stage. The court will be cut into 2,200 1-foot-by-2-foot pieces and sold off to benefit UF's scholarship fund. Then the departing juniors received a senior send-off as they were handed their framed jerseys in a ceremony normally devoted to Senior Day. The fans showed their apSEE HOOPS, PAGE 31 Luanne Dietz/ Alligator Staff Al Horford (left) and Corey Brewer (right) react to the celebration Friday night in the O'Connell Center where the team was honored for its second consecutive national championship. UF FOOTBALL Miller leads offensive line by example By ANTONIO GONZALEZ Alligator Staff Writer agonzalez@alligator.org Another UF practice has ended. -Players and coaches are walking to the locker room, refreshing themselves with their favorite flavor of Gatorade. Not Drew Miller. He'sstillworking onsnapswithTunTebow, trying to master the quarterback's cadence. The extra time isn't a requirement, but Miller has made it one. He doesn't want to be the lone question mark on an offensive line filled with answers. "The coaches have asked me to step up and lead the line," said Miller, a senior who is making the switch from guard to center, the only position on the line that doesn't return a starter. "It's my job to be a leader, and I'm trying to lead by example." Putting in extra time has become a trademark for the Gators offensive line. The squad entered last season filled with holes but worked to become a dominant force during UF's championship run. This season, the line Miller is expected to anchor a Gators team depleted by graduation and the NFL Draft. "We've got young guys everywhere except the offensive line," Miller said. "We have to be the leaders and step it up." UF's offensive linemen have combined for 56 starts -a stark contrast to a year ago, when the number was 17. That was when the linemen were criticized, not praised. That was when many thought the line was too raw and untalented to run Coach Urban Meyer's spread offense. How things have changed. "A lot of people doubted us last year," left tackle PHil Trautwein said. "So we just worked to become the best." The linemen have two rings to show for their effort -one for the Southeastern Conference title and another for the national title -and have become the model of success for their SEE FOOT, PAGE 31 1 MLB: Brewers vs. Marlins SunSports, 7 p.m. N fLB: Yankees vs. Twins ESPN, 7 p.m. NBA Bobcats Heat MLB Phillies Marlins 111 OT 103 4 6 r1968: The UF men's tennis team sweeps Rollins 9-0. The Gators finished the season 23-1, and it was the best season in Coach Bill Potter's 25-year reign from 1952-1977. N The UF men's golf tearn is headed off to Alpharetta, Ga., for the United States Collegiate Championship. The tourney features five of the nation's top-10 teams, read a full preview online. It