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Tuition bill hits roadblock


By JESSICA DaSILVA
Alligator Staff Writer
jdasilva@alligator.org
With three weeks left in the state legislative
session, a state Senate committee has halted a
bill that would allow UF to implement the
"Academic Enhancement Program."
Sen. Evelyn Lynn, the chairwoman
of the state Senate's Higher Education
Appropriations Committee, has refused to
hear the proposal, probably because only two
of the five committee members support the
bill, said Sen. Charlie Justice, a member of the
committee.
The bill-- sponsored by Sen. Steve Oelrich,
a Republican who represents Alachua County
- would allow UF to charge undergraduates


$1,000 more a year on top of tuition.
Justice said he was not in favor of the bill.
"If you're going to have tuition reform, it
should be in a comprehen-
sive manner, not in a piece-
meal manner," he said.
Justice added if state
universities felt they
needed higher tuition, the
evaluation should be all-
inclusive rather than on an
individual basis.
Justice "I think we all want to
get more funds for the university, but the state
should commit to all the universities rather
than one," Justice said.
SEE PROGRAM, PAGE 11


* The UF women's
tennis trio of
Whitney Benik,
Diana Srebrovic
and Nina Suvak
have built close
bonds during their
time in Gainesville.
Those bonds have
also leds to wins.
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Living Green Ribbon
North Lawn, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Get Carded celebrates National
Donate Life Month with an
event in which participants don
free green T-shirts and stand in
the shape of a ribbon.

Film Screening
SFCC Northwest Campus,
Bldg. S, Rms. 29 and 30, 9 a.m.,
11 a.m. 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
"An Inconvenient Truth" will
be shown for free as part of
SFCC's Earth Day celebration.

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Neither
SFCC Oak Grove,
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Sustainable Santa Fe gives out
canvas shopping bags, which
people can decorate.

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Conference Room, 3 p.m.
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Alpha Zeta Initiation
Reitz Union Grand Ballroom,
6p.m.
The Alpha Zeta honors
fraternity for the College of
Agricultural and Life Sciences
inducts its spring pledges. A
banquet will follow.

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Seminole Nation of Florida,
speaks about the repatriation of
American Indiai remains.

Advance Screening
Reitz Union Cinema, 8 p.m.
The Reitz Union Board presents
the film "Knocked Up" more
than a month before it is due
for release in theaters.


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TUESDAY, APRIL 17,2007'M AttIGATOR, 3


Group projects can inhibit learning, study shows


* STUDENTS RECALL MORE
AFTER STUDYING ALONE.

By LINDSEY KARLIN
SAlligator Contributing Writer

Though final exams and proj-
ects loom, forget about forming a
study group to cope.
Research has found that work-
ing in groups can impair memory
and that it is not as productive as
solo efforts.
Two researchers exposed 831
Indiana University students to a


soft-drink brand and later asked
them, individually and in groups,
to list the brand's competitors.
Alone, students were able to
recall significantly more brand
names than they were when
working in groups.
The findings, published in
the March issue of Journal of
Consumer Research, expose
flaws in the popular strength-in-
numbers strategy for studying
and decision-making
Groups often make poor deci-
sions because they fixate on the
few options said aloud, research-


ers reported in the University of
Chicago Press's release.
This fixation makes it harder
for group members to come up
with alternative answers, the
press release stated.
Spiro K. Kiousis, a UF associ-
ate professor and chair in the
Department of Public Relations,
said the study only focuses on
rote memory that resulting
from repetition as a measure
of learning.
"My perspective of learning
goes much further than that in
terms of critical thinking and


being able to apply concepts and
principles," Kiousis said.
He stressed differences exist in
how students prepare in a group
setting for a project as opposed to
strictly for an exam.
Researchers said group work is
often guided by
UF groupthinkk"
Academics a term coined
in 1972 by social
psychologist Irving Janis.
Groupthink occurs when the
opinion of one or two particu-
larly strong-willed or large-
mouthed members shapes the


opinion of the entire group.
Montana Ross, a public rela-
tions senior, said she has been
assigned many group projects.
Based on her experiences, she
agrees with the researchers.
"In every group I've been in,
there has been a degree of group-
think," Ross said.
"I feel like we are not learn-
ing as much when we have to
work in groups all the time," she
said. "Without the chance to do
individual work, we don't have
the opportunity to think out of
the box."


ENVIRONMENT

Electric company plans to capture, store carbon dioxide


By MAY SMITH
Alligator Contributing Writer

During the lifetimes of today's kindergart-
ners, one-third to one-half of all living species
could disappear.
"Everything's going to have to adapt or
die," said Mark Van Soestbergen, the coordi-
nator of UF's Climate Neutrality Task Group.
Global warming is the culprit behind this
potential wipeout.
One company, though, is taking new
strides toward reducing its effects.
American Electric Power plans to capture
carbon dioxide emissions from two of its
power plants in Oklahoma and Ohio.


The gas will be stored underground in
saline aquifers to prevent it from entering the
atmosphere. This will be the first large-scale
commercial use of this kind of technology by
power plants.
Carbon dioxide'makes up about 55 percent
of total greenhouse gases, which get trapped
in the atmosphere and cause global tempera-
tures to rise, said Ted Schuur, an associate pro-
fessor of ecosystem ecology at UF.
"We basically can't tackle climate change
without tackling carbon," he said.
This capture and storage technique will
be critical as long as fossil fuels are used, said
Van Soestbergen, who is also president of
International Carbon Banking and Exchange.


In Gainesville, electricity alone is respon-
sible for 2 million tons of carbon dioxide an-
nually, he said.
"We basically can't tackle climate
change without tackling carbon."
Ted Schuur
UF associate professor of ecosystem
ecology

This is enough to fill 19 large aircraft car-
riers, which would extend on University
Avenue from Interstate 75 to 13th Street.
However, carbon capture and storage does
have potential drawbacks.


Schuur said cost would be one of the big-
gest concerns. Because storing the gas will cost
power companies money, electricity bills for
homes could increase by about 20 percent, the
July 2005 issue of Scientific American states.
Many object to these potential price hikes,
he said, because they can't see the effects of
greenhouse gases.
Earthquakes and gas leakages are other
downsides to the plan, Van Soestbergen said.
Because the earth is constantly moving, he
said, the underground deposits would have to
be monitored by trustworthy people.
"What if some moron president was like,
'Let's release it?'" Van Soestbergen asked.
"That's basically a weapon."


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Gov. Crist joins in fight against global warming


By ALEX TIEGEN
Alligator Staff Writer
atiegen@alligator.org

As stewards of the land, Floridians have a
responsibility to reverse the effects of climate
change, Gov. Charlie Crist said Monday night.
To prove his point, he joined a celebrity-
and politician-driven movement to fight global
warming.
"This is a right or wrong issue," he said.
"And this is the right thing to do."
During a press conference, Crist voiced
his support for a petition demanding leaders
cut and freeze carbon dioxide emissions. The
petition is also supported by Sheryl Crow, a
Grammy award-winning musician, and Laurie
David, environmental activist and a producer


of "An Inconvenient Truth." The two celebri-
ties gave a presentation about global warm-
ing to roughly 1,575 people in the O'Connell
Center.
"We are both completely terrified about
what's happening to the planet," David said.
The event was part of the "Stop Global
Warming College Tour," which raises aware-
ness of the issue among students at 11
Southeastern colleges. The tour is a part of a
nationwide movement in support of the peti-
tion. Crist became the first Southern governor
to sign.
At the press conference before the event,
Crist said climate change is responsible for
increasingly intense hurricane seasons and
called for the state to look into alternatives
to gasoline and coal energy. He said Florida's


Andrew Stanfill / Alligator
Laurie David hugs Gov. Charlie Christ on Monday during a press conference as singer
Sheryl Crow watches.



PSU hosts drag show


By DEVIN CULCLASURE
Alligator Contributing Writer

Sporting a white dress shirt, black
suspenders and a multicolored mo-
hawk, Rachael Dupre strutted across
the stage as My Chemical Romance's
"I'm Not OK" blared.
Dupre a drag king known by the
stage name Rocky Star performed
at Monday's show, "A Night of Drag
Royalty."
"We wanted to have an event
that opened the community's
mind and made them more
comfortable about who we
are. It's also just a lot of fun."
Eunic Ortiz
Pride Awareness Month director

The show was put on by the
Pride Student Union as part of Pride
Awareness Month.
"I love drag shows," said Dupre,
25, a psychology senior at St. Leo
University in Tampa. "I get to be
something I'm not."
Dupre and four drag queens enter-
tained a crowd of about 50 UF students
in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom.
The performers received a total of
about $1,000, said Eunic Ortiz, the di-
rector of Pride Awareness Month.


coastal habitats and communities are particu-
larly affected.
David the creator of the Web site
stopglobalwarming.org and the wife Larry
David, the creator of "Seinfeld" and "Curb
Your Enthusiasm" confronted the audience
with statistics and facts about global warming.
She said millions of tons of carbon dioxide are
released into the atmosphere by humans. Polar
bears, she said, are drowning as their frozen
homes defrost in the increasing temperatures.
David praised Crist for signing the petition.
In an interview, Dedee DeLongpre, director
of UF's Office of Sustainability, said universi-
ties in the South lag behind other schools in
reducing carbon emissions. She said UF is still
powered by a coal plant. She also said Crist
could bring the fight against global warming
to the state legislature.
Crow, who owns a home in Florida and has
visited the state intermittently since she was 3,
said the tour was planned specifically to fight
global warming in the region.
"We didn't want to speak to people already
driving hybrid cars," she said.
DeLongpre said students have shown they
are thinking about global warming by approv-
ing a 50-cent per-credit-hour fee to use toward
renewable energy programs. This proposal
came in the form of a referendum, which was
voted on during Student Government spring
elections. It passed by 87 percent.
During the presentation, Crow sang
"Hard to Make a Change" and "Everyday is a
WindingRoad." She called on a student to play
the tambourine as she sang a Beatles song.
David, the environmental activist, said
schools need to be made carbon-neutral to
reduce emissions. Students, she said, should
reuse plastic shopping bags and use garment
bags. And Floridians should stop the creation
of two new coal plants in the state, especially
the one in the Everglades, she said.
"Imagine the impact each one of us could
have," she said.
The free event was organized by Accent and
Student Government Productions.


Each has performed professionally
across the country, and several have
won titles in drag competitions.
The "royals" danced and
lipsynched for two songs, changing
costumes between performances.
Outfits ranged from sparkling,
floor-length evening gowns to gold-
and-blue Egyptian pharaoh costumes.
Son!que, a drag queen who wore a
black bra and thong with black fishnet
stockings, drew raucous cheers when
she backflipped down the aisle.
The turnout and audience energy
were great, Ortiz said.
"We wanted to have an event that
opened the community's mind and
made them more comfortable about
who we are," she said. "It's also just
a lot of fun."
Ivana Black, a transgender UF
alumna and a three-year hostess of
the show, joked and mingled with the
crowd between performances.
"Who was looking at my butt?"
she asked at one point, drawing loud
laughter. "I saw that. I could feel it
burning."
Black also offered the audience
serious advice: Don't be scared to be
yourself.
"I used to walk around this school
and try to fit in," she said.
"That was B.S. You earned the right
to be here, so enjoy everything about
this school."


What you can do to reduce
carbon dioxide emissions
and save some money:



Change your air filter

Check your car's air filter monthly.
Save 800 Ibs of carbon dioxide and
$130 a year.

Use recycled paper

Make sure your printer paper is 100
percent post consumer recycled paper.
Save 5 pounds of carbon dioxide per
ream of paper.


Take shorter showers

Showers account for 2,3 of all water
heating costs. Save 350 pounds of
carbon dioxide and $99 per year.


Bring cloth bags to the market

Using your own cloth bag instead of
plastic or paper bags reduces waste
and requires no additional energy.


Air dry your clothes
Line-dry your clothes in the spring and
summer instead of using the dryer.
Save 700 pounds of carbon dioxide
and $75 per year.


Kim Wilmath / Alligator Staff


"Sor!que" entertains
the crowd at the Night
of Drag Royalty show
in the Reitz Union
Grand Ballroom.






TUESDAY, APRIL 17; 2007 1 ALIqATQR, 5


LOCAL

Officials review crisis plans


By JESSICA PONN
Alligator Writer
jponn@alligator.org

If a tragedy similar to Monday morning's
shooting at Virginia Tech were to take place in
Gainesville, local police and hospital officials said
they would be prepared to respond immediately.
The Gainesville Police Department has a plan
of action, said GPD spokesman Lt. Keith Kameg.
"You can never stop something like this,"
Kameg said. "That's the unfortunate part."
But, he added, advanced preparation can help
police to act swiftly in case of emergency. GPD has
25 officers with high-powered weapons on duty
at all times, along with SWAT team members and
hostage negotiators, Kameg said.
He added that the University Police
Department would provide significant assistance
in dealing with a crisis situation, noting that they
are one of the largest university police forces in the
United States.
Shands at UF is one of the best-equipped
trauma centers in Florida, said Dr. Joseph Tyndall,
a Shands spokesman. Gainesville has a response
system that would route the most severe cases to
Hands and the rest to other local hospitals, he
said. The state has designated Shands a level-one
trauma center, he said, which means it is especially


capable of dealing with crisis situations.
"We see any and all kinds of disasters here,"
he said. "We are able to take care of any kind of
trauma."
Shands at UF has received patients from as far
away as Southern Georgia and the Caribbean, due
to the quality and capability of the facility, he said.
However, he said, mass casualties such as the
ones suffered at VT could easily overwhelm any
hospital. Victims would likely be transported to a
number of facilities, he said.
"It reinforces the need for readiness.
It's a solemn reminder of our need to
be prepared."
Dr. Joseph Tyndall
Shands hospital spokesman

"It's unlikely that we could handle it all on our
own," he said.
Both Kameg and Tyndall said that after
Monday's tragedy, they will examine and poten-
tially change their crisis management plans.
Kameg said he has already contacted UF of-
ficials about updating emergency plans.
"It reinforces the need for readiness," Tyndall
said about the shooting. "It's a solemn reminder of
our need to be prepared."


Former Alligator


editor wins Pulitzer


By CHAD SMITH
Alligator Staff Writer
csmith@alligator.org

A Miami Herald reporter and
former Alligator editor won the
Pulitzer Prize on Monday for a se-
ries of articles that revealed that lo-
cal developers took millions of dol-
lars in tax money to build homes
for the poor but never delivered.
Debbie Cenziper, the Alligator's
editor in fall 1991 and a staff writer
during the 1990 Gainesville stu-
dent murders, said in a telephone
interview she was surprised by the
public outcry her series, "House of
Lies," produced last year.
"I didn't expect them to be so
angry," Cenziper said.
The more than 30 stories in the


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site.
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6, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, APRIL.17, 2007

Editorial


Total shock

Could some of this tragedy

have been prevented?
Not only was it the largest school shooting in U.S.
history, but it was also the largest mass shooting in
the United States, period.
The Monday-morning massacre at Virginia Tech left at
least 33 people dead and many injured. The incident in-
volved two separate attacks: one in a dorm room, and the
next two hours later and half a mile away in a classroom
building.
Two people died in West Ambler Johnston, a co-ed
dorm. Witnesses say students in a German class were lined
up against a wall of a Norris Hall classroom which had
been chained and locked by the gunman to prevent anyone
from escaping and shot. Some students jumped out of
windows to escape the spray of bullets. Students and fac-
ulty carried out the wounded, not waiting for ambulances
to arrive.
The gunman seemed to have shot himself. He carried no
identification, and his apparently self-inflicted head wound
made it even harder for law enforcement to identify him.
They haven't released his name as of 10:40 p.m. Monday,
but they believe they know who the culprit was.
Even though Virginia Tech is more than 600 miles away,
as college students, it's easy to feel the proximity. This could
have happened here. It could have happened anywhere.
President George W. Bush said Monday afternoon,
"Schools should be places of safety, sanctuary and learning.
When that sanctuary is violated, the impact is felt in every
American classroom in every American community."
For once, he couldn't be more right. Even the most mun-
dane task, such as sitting in a calculus lecture, is suddenly
tinged with danger. A certain innocence is gone and this
didn't even happen at UF.
And with dozens dead, the question we have to ask is,
How can this be prevented from happening again?
Students complained that no announcements were made
after the early-morning shooting in the dorm. Few knew
anything until around 9:30 a.m., when an e-mail was finally
sent about the same time the second shooting occurred.
But The New York Times reported even students who
read the e-mail didn't think much of it and continued on
to classes.
Why didn't the university do more to alert students and
faculty? University officials should have immediately can-
celed classes isn't one death reason enough for that? The
university also should have called TV and radio stations
- and sent an e-mail immediately, not two hours later.
It's understandable that administrators thought the in-
cident was a domestic dispute and wouldn't move past the
dorm. Officials thought they had the crime scene secured
and figured the shooter was long gone. Resident advisers in
the dorms received phone calls to tell the students to stay in
their rooms and away from windows. But without the sus-
pect in custody, they should have used more foresight.
Of course, this is all easy to say in retrospect. The only
person who can truly be blamed is the man who thought he
could mess with others' rights to live. Now is the time to
reflect and heal.
Our hearts and thoughts are with the families and
friends of all of those affected by this tragedy, at Virginia
Tech and across the country.


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Commentators skew words' meanings


ince 2001, political discourse has become a forum for
name-calling that leaves many people confused or
disgusted at the utter inability of politicos to engage
in intelligent debate.
Every day, the media spew political jargon that becomes
part of the vocabulary for the average person. Fox News
isn't the only culprit. Every news network and so-called
political expert is guilty of creating a culture that makes
Americans seem like complete morons to the rest of the
world.
News anchors and others throw around the word "ji-
had" without any concern for its Islamic meaning or its
implications. Commentators use the word to describe any-
thing controversial the Democrats' inquiry into the firing
of eight U.S. attorneys was a "political jihad," as was the
inquiry into the Office of the Vice President following the
leak of CIA agent Valerie Plame's identity.
These so-called experts should look up the definition
of jihad before nonchalantly throwing it into a sentence
to make themselves sound clever. The word is Arabic and
has a religious meaning. It entered Americans' vocabulary
following Sept. 11. We understand it literally to mean "holy
war" and disregard any meaning it might have other than
the violent one. It can also be used to describe one's struggle
to evolve as a human being or to fight oppression.
I doubt the "experts" realize that. Once they get ahold of
a word, they wring it for all it's worth, making Americans
sound ignorant about cultural and religious ambiguities.
One of my biggest pet peeves is when commentators
are referred to as pundits. "Pundit" is a Sanskrit term for a
teacher, scholar or expert in the fields of Hindu law, religion
or philosophy. But the term now refers to someone who
offers mass-media analysis or commentary on a particular


subject. It can also be a derogatory
term for media personalities who
pose as experts or those who pre-
tend to be unbiased.
In recent years, it has become a
buzzword. It is another bastardiza-
Anuradha Pandey tion of a term that has a religious
letters@alligator.org significance. It's slightly offensive
that Ann Coulter is referred to as
a "conservative pundit" when she
doesn't have enough expert knowledge to merit that label.
Other words consistently slung around are "liberal" and
"hippie." To call someone a "liberal" is to strip him or her of
all credibility. According to Merriam-Webster's dictionary,
the word describes someone who is "broad-minded; not
defined by traditional terms." But to call someone a liberal
is to dismiss his or her integrity, according to many news
anchors. The word "conservative" doesn't have anywhere
near the same effect.
Similarly, "liberals" are often collectively labeled "hip-
pies," even though the term is about 40 years outdated.
According to Merriam-Webster, a hippie is "a usually
young person who rejects the mores of established society."
I'm a vegetarian, a liberal and a peacenik, but I'm not a hip-
pie.
"Conservatives" are those who don't favor change. That
isn't necessarily a bad thing not every aspect of society
needs to be changed. But it's these labels that reduce our
political landscape to name-calling in an effort to discredit
our opponents. We must stop if we want to sound the least
bit intelligent.
Anuradha Pandey is a history junior. Her column appears on
Tuesday.


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Advertisement balloons could harm environment
On Monday, I stepped off the bus in front of
Rawlings Hall to find orange and blue balloons tied
to the railings. Assuming they were leftover decora-
tions from our beloved Orange and Blue Weekend, I
thought nothing of it. But as I made my way across
Turlington Plaza, I realized my mistake. These were
not neglected decorations but rather an irresponsible
form of advertising by everygator.com, which calls it-
self "a safe place to explore questions about who God
is and what it might be like to know God."
I am disgusted by this form of advertising. Latex
balloons are a known threat to the environment
- especially marine life. Balloons have been deemed
hazardous when released in large numbers, and the
Florida Legislature has banned the release of 10 or
more balloons within a 24-hour period. I counted more
than 10 balloons on Plaza of the Americas alone. The
balloons placed around campus by everygator.com
were tied down with yam (which is a hazard in itself),
but with the high winds of the past few days, a piece
of yar is hardly adequate to tie down a balloon.
Sunday is Earth Day. Instead of putting what is
essentially floating, brightly colored garbage all over
our beautiful campus, I suggest everygator.com finds
an advertising technique that is more environmental-
ly friendly. That way I can walk to class without being
assaulted by the lovely scent of latex.
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UF libraries work to alleviate textbook-cost pain
I am writing in response to Friday's article
"Daytona student sues textbook company." The UF
Libraries are doing their part to address textbook
prices. The Marston Science Library took action af-
ter reading a 2006 article entitled, "The High Cost
of Textbooks: A convergence of Academic Libraries,
Campus Bookstores, Publishers?" This report stated
that the cost of books "rose at a rate twice that of the


TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 7


annual inflation rate" and found that students spent
an average of $900 on textbooks a year.
The Marston Science Library started buying books
for high-enrollment science courses in spring 2007.
These courses include: CHM2211, EGM2511, STA2023,
PHY2048, MAC1140/1147, MAC2233, MAC2234 and
MAC2211. Books are available for students at the
Reserve Desk of the Marston Science Library. The UF
Libraries hope to increase the number of classes they
purchase books for. If any departments are interested
in donating textbooks to the UF Libraries to help in
this initiative, please contact Kathryn Kennedy at
katkenn@uflib.ufl.edu.
Kathryn Kennedy
assistant university librarian



Bakery doesn't live up to its progressive image
I regularly go to 2nd Street Bakery and pay $2.50 for
a croissant because I think it's important to support lo-
cal entrepreneurs who believe in doing business with a
social conscience. The bakery sells many fair trade and
organic items, and in an Alligator article, the owners said
they chose their location to interact with the neighbor-
hood. They donate leftover food to local organizations.
But part of running a socially conscious business
- and part of what I assume my $2.50 goes toward
- is paying employees enough to cover living expenses,
which many consider to be at least $10 per hour. This
may sound like a lot to a college student, but for an
independent adult, it's not. The bakery's employees
receive less.
Starting a new business is difficult and scary, but so
is not having enough money to pay rent. Not providing
a living wage exploits the goodwill of customers who
may believe the bakery does. The point of fair trade cof-
fee and tea is to support a living wage in other countries.
Couldn't the owners of the bakery do the same for their
employees in Gainesville?
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LOCAL

UF student dies from heart attack, friends say


By DREW HARWELL
Alligator Staff Writer
dharwell@alligator.org

The break of morning daylight and the
buzz of an alarm dock signaled a normal
Thursday morning for UF student Kathleen
Monahan and her boyfriend, Ben Thompson.
It was 10:30 a.m, Thompson said. He had
a class to attend and an adviser to meet with.
Monahan had different plans, though: He said
she begged him to stay in bed, holding her, just
for a little longer.
Thompson said that morning, Monahan
told him she loved him for the first time in the
three weeks they had been dating. It would be
the last morning anyone would see her alive.
"She begged me to stay in bed holding her,
and I'm so glad I did," Thompson said. "She
died in my arms. That's where we were both
were truly happy."
Her death came out of nowhere, he said
- her eyes simply fluttered, she suffered a
seizure and then was gone.
Thompson said Shands medical staff think
Monahan, who was studying criminology
and political science in her fourth year at UF,
may have had a heart attack that morning.
Thompson said he and Monahan's family are
still waiting for toxicology reports and an ex-
act cause of death from medical examiners.
"I knew she was already dead, but what
else could I do?" he said. "I wanted my baby


back. I wanted my baby back."
An only child, 22-year-old Monahan had a
sweet side, from protecting her friends to help-
ing drunken strangers find their way home,
said dose friend Steve Repsold.


However, the care she exhibited for those
dose to her hit her severely when two good
friends she had known for about four years,
UF students Christina Pitcher and Ashley
Mills, died in a car accident on their way home


Courtesy of Meghan Connor
Kathleen Monahan, left, and her friend Meghan Connor relax during a party. Monahan,
a UF student, died Thursday from a heart attack, friends said.


during Spring Break.
"Right up to a few days before she died,
she'd call me and say she had been crying
all day," Repsold said. "She couldn't stop
thinking about them. She loved those girls so
much."
He said Monahan felt guilty about the
accident she was supposed to ride with
her friends but backed out at the last minute.
Repsold said Monahan felt she had aban-
doned them.
Thompson said the depression seemed
to lessen over time, though she suffered a
panic attack about two weeks ago and was
transported to the hospital. She had another
attack the night before her death, though.
she breathed through it and seemed OK,
Thompson said.
He said she looked like an angel: a wonder-
ful smile, a freckle-dotted face and beautiful
bluish-green eyes.
She maintained a constant aroma of
Tiffany's perfume, while wearing band shirts
and ripped jeans.
She lived in a messy room near campus
and loved to talk about religion, true crime
stories and the supernatural. She wanted to be
an FBI or CIA agent one day
Friends from Gainesville, Chicago and
Los Angeles made the trip to Jupiter for
Monahan's viewing Sunday.
"The world has definitely lost a beautiful
soul," Thompson said.


UF's championships included in '06-'07 yearbook


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The College of Education had its
100th anniversary, the College
of Nursing had its 50th and the
Alumni Association had its 100th.
These celebrations and high-
lights will be included in the Tower
Yearbook's 25th anniversary special
edition, which is selling for $60.
This year's book has an addi-
tional 32 pages. Six of them focus
on the football national champi-
onship. The photos, which were
provided by the University Athletic


Association, will include coverage
from Arizona and the celebrations
in the O'Connell Center.
The basketball'section is ex-
tended to eight pages from the
usual two.
There will also be a section with
archived pictures from the 1920s to
the 1960s and a spread of the covers
from the last 25 years.
It will also have pages for cam-
pus life, academics, organizations
and sports.


"The whole book is kind of go-
ing to be celebrating the times at
UF," said Diana Delgado, the edi-
tor-in-chief of the yearbook.
This year's book is also the first
all-color yearbook to be published.
Tower Yearbook
Student switched publishing
Life companies to Herff
Jones, which offered
a better rate for the all-color book,
Delgado said.
The 2006 yearbook will also be


resold because of UF's back-to-back
championships.
Last year's editor, Leslie Veiga,
helped Delgado with this year-
book's championship coverage.
"The fact that we had the op-
portunity to cover a championship
last year was very unique," Veiga
said, "and the fact that it was so
unexpected and came pretty late in
the year kind of had us thinking on
our feet on how we can give them
accurate and deserved coverage."


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Fueling the Future


Teach for America recruits UF seniors to teach in low-income schools


By JESSIE COLEMAN
Alligator Writer
jcoleman@alligator.org

All she needed was for MacKenzie Moritz
to believe in her. And he did.
Moritz, a recent UF graduate, believed in
the indolent ninth-grader from the day she
switched into his world history class at John
Bartram High School in Philadelphia, Pa.
She groaned and complained. She wasn't
used to teachers who made her do work.
But Moritz buoyed her with patient sup-


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port, providing frequent progress reports and
refusing to let her give up. He watched her
grade climb.
When report-card day came for the third-
quarter grading period, Moritz proudly hand-
ed her an 88, a B-plus. She bounced around
the classroom, waving the certificate. A B-plus
was tough to earn in Moritz's class.
"It's really empowering when you take
an F student and see them turn around com-
pletely," Moritz said.
Moritz was one of 19 UF students who
joined Teach for America last year. The pro-
gram enlists college students to teach in needy
schools for two years after graduation. So far,
25 UF students have signed up to teach after
they graduate in May.

Applying themselves
Jonathan Lopez, the Teach for America
recruitment director for Florida, said UF's
involvement has increased tremendously
during the past three years. In 2005, only eight
UF graduates joined the program. This year,
Lopez expects a total of at least 30 students.

LEFT: Natasha Husein, a UF marketing
senior, poses in a classroom. Husein is a
Teach for America participant who will be
teaching in New York in August.

BELOW: MacKenzie Moritz, 23, teaches
ninth-grade world history at John Bertram
High School in southwest Philadelphia.
"Bertram is a Title-I school, which means
that more than 80 percent of its students
qualify for free or reduced lunch," MacK-
enzie wrote in an e-mail.


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mit a resume onlii
phone.interview
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After graduate
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education courses
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United States,
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communities. Bu
in all locations
the mission is the
same.

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quality of educati
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but who is strugg
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But they all la
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lete an application and sub-
ne. They then go through a
and an in-person interview.
e process, the applicant pool
d on qualities like enthusi-


"You might not always know that imme-
diately they got it," Moritz said. "But some-
where down along the line, you do get that
positive feedback."


and leadership. The Big Apple
on, each future teacher un- Natasha Husein, a UF marketing senior
ek boot camp at one of five who will graduate in May, hopes to have an
a summer institutes. There, impact like Moritz when she starts teaching
h summer school and take high school students in New York in August.
She applied for Teach for America in
freshly trained teachers take September. The application was a wild card
.Teach for America teach- in a stack of others she filled out last semester
t 25 different regions in the for companies like Johnson & Johnson and
Courtland-
"After meeting my students, I know that D a n e
they deserve the opportunities Management
that students all over America get." Group.
taBut after hear-
e MacKenzie Moritz ing some passion-
UF alumnus/Teach for America volunteer ate UF alumni speak
about the program,
ing catch-up Husein rearranged her job preferences.
erica strives to improve the "I felt called to it for some reason," Husein
on for students in impover- said. "I was more excited about doing that
, these students are behind than I was about any of the other things I ap-
althier schools. But the pro- plied for."
catch up. During Spring Break, Husein traveled to
to improve students' perfor- New York and interviewed for a teaching
Sand a half or two years at position at a high school in the North Bronx.
to state standards," Lopez She was surprised at the similarities she found
iean you have a fourth grad- between this school and her high school in
able to read 'Harry Potter' Florida.
ling with'Cat in the Hat.'" Yet some things about the school were dif-
iching roughly 150 students ferent. Husein noticed the metal detector and
ucational and social back- scanner that searched all students, teachers
a challenge. and visitors for weapons when they entered
ssed from one school to an- the school.
changing homes because of Despite the atmosphere, she felt safe at the
situations. Others came from school and in the surrounding neighborhood.
lies where luxuries like the She walked the eight-minute route to the sub-
eadily available. Still others way station alone. Husein is excited to explore
means. Many of Moritz's stu- the city more, but she is most eager about
ie United States from Africa. building relationships with her students.
ended in John Bartram High "I have to keep in mind that I'm not go-
Lany teachers quit halfway ing there just have fun and be in a big city,"
and the state dropout rate is Husein said. "I want to actually experience it
said. with my kids, take them on field trips and do
dents attend class in the four- things with them."


story brick building with two elevators and a
smattering of computers for student use. They
sit in classrooms with low expectations and
are constantly taught by substitute teachers.
Because the building has no air-conditioning,
windows are left wide open.
"After meeting my students, I know that
they deserve the opportunities that students
all over America get," Moritz said.

A roller-coaster ride
Moritz works hard to motivate his stu-
dents. He stays at school from about 8 a.m. to
3 p.m. every day and spends at least an hour
on, lesson plans. Some days his work seems
more rewarding than others.
"I would describe it as a roller coaster,"
Moritz said. "You have really great days
where everything goes like you plan, and you
can see success in the classroom, and there are
definitely extremely frustrating days as well."
But sometimes Moritz finds success even in
seemingly wasted lessons.
One afternoon in the teachers' lounge, a
reading teacher said her students were read-
ing a story that mentioned the Great Wall of
China. She asked if Moritz had taught about
the historical monument.'
Moritz shrugged sheepishly in reply, re-
membering the lesson and the blas6 attitudes
of his students. He half-expected to be admon-
ished by the other teacher.
Instead, he was praised. The reading
teacher said the students noticed the reference
and promptly began discussing its original
purpose to keep the Mongols of out China.


A degree for a better world
While passion and promise of relationships
motivated Husein to teach, Adam Roberts, a
computer-engineering senior, had a more logi-
cal motivator a line graph.
Roberts, who has worked with Teach for
America as an on-campus recruiter, made
about 50 classroom presentations for the or-
ganization during the past year. Each time,
he showed a graph comparing students' SAT
scores to their income.
The correlation is cear: The higher the in-
come, the higher the scores and the greater the
opportunities for success in society.
Roberts wants to see that graph flatten.
"Kids on the lower end of the graph are ca-
pable," he said. "When they walk into a class-
room, the standards just aren't the same."
He put his ambitions of going to law school
aside to teach high school math in Washington,
D.C. He is uncertain about his future after fin-
ishing the program but knows he will stand
out from other job candidates.
"It's an investment kind of thing," Roberts
said. "Its not going to detract at all. It's only
going to add to an already-qualified candi-
date."
Moritz, the Philadelphia history teacher,
said Teach for America alumni are actively re-
cruited by both the corporate and educational
worlds. He challenges students to join the ef-
fort against educational inequality.
"Use that college degree that you got to
help change the world and make it a better
place," he said.







10, ALLIGATOR TUIESDA,' APRIL 17, -2007

NATIONAL

VT student flees after hearing rumors over breakfast


By KIM WILMATH
Alligator Contributing Writer

On Monday, Tobin Gilbert, a Virginia
Tech engineering major, left his 9:05 a.m.
class early to get breakfast at a nearby din-'
ing hall.
He passed West Ambler Johnston Hall,
about 100 yards from his classroom, and no-
ticed police cars. He figured they were there
because "someone did something stupid."
But he said he left the dining hall as fast
as he could finish his egg-and-cheese biscuit
because he started hearing the rumors.
At first, they were inconsistent: It was
one person, it was 10 people, there were 17
injured and three dead. But it didn't matter
- rumors of a shooting, even if they were
just rumors, Gilbert said, were enough rea-
son for him to get off campus as quickly as
possible.
"When you hear that one person has


been shot on campus, you wonder why
you're there," he said.
Without knowing exactly what was going
on, Gilbert caught a ride with friends back to
his off-campus apartment. He said he called
his parents to tell them he was OK, just in
case they heard anything about a shooting.
His second class, the one he would have
been in if he hadn't left campus, was in a
building adjacent to Norris Hall the loca-
tion of the second shooting.
"My roommates and I are trying to think
of other things until we know the facts," he
said.
Gilbert said most people are nervously
awaiting the list of the dead students. He
said he doesn't think he knew any of the
victims, but he doesn't know for sure.
"It's morbid sitting in the living room
because you don't want to watch (the news),
but you can't turn it off," he said.
Other VT students woke Monday to find


an ominous e-mail waiting for them, the
subject line reading "shooting on campus."
According to the e-mail, sent at 9:26 a.m.,
a "Shooting incident" had occurred at West
Ambler Johnston Hall, and students were
told to be cautious and contact police if they
saw anything suspicious.
"My roommates and I are trying to
think of other things until we know
the facts."
Tobin Gilbert
Virginia Tech engineering major

Twenty-four minutes later, another e-
mail displayed a seemingly rushed subject
line: "PLease stay put."
The e-mail read: "A gunman is loose on
campus. Stay in buildings until further no-
tice. Stay away from all windows."
At 10:16 a.m., students received an e-mail


reporting that.classes were canceled.
Brittney Cardillo, a sophomore at VT
from Tampa, said she felt thankful that she
overslept and missed her classes Monday.
She lives off campus.
Because cell traffic in Blacksburg was
backed up after news of the shootings
spread, Cardillo said the Internet spread the
news the fastest.
Facebook and MySpace.com were quick-
ly updated with groups and wall postings
supporting VT students.
Some new Facebook groups include
"Remember Virginia Tech Students 4/16/
07," "Gators Praying for those at Virginia
Tech" and "I wana frickin kill the guy who
killed all those kids at Virginia Tech."
Cardillo updated her Facebook profile
status, letting people know she was OK and
changing her profile picture to a image of a
ribbon reading, "FOR TODAY, WE ARE ALL
HOKIES."


Residents of quiet college town react in disbelief, shock


* FRIENDS USED FACEBOOK
TO SAY THEY'RE OK.

By JESSICA PONN
Alligator Writer

Ryan Eifert, a Virginia Tech stu-
dent, said he heard.his cell phone
ring just before 8 a.m. on Monday.
He answered the call from a
friend who wanted to complain to
him about a bad grade.
The friend also thought Eifert
might want to know about the
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VT's campus: People were saying
a gunman opened fire in a dorm
building.
"We were taking it lightly at
first," Eifert said.
Considering the student body
had dealt with four bomb threats
in the past week, he said he was
hesitant to believe the rumors.
It wasn't until he heard news-
casters confirm dozens of deaths
and injuries in a shooting less than
a mile from his off-campus apart-
ment that he realized the severity
of the tragedy.


"I think at that point, most
people's jaws dropped and they
just stopped where they were,"
he said.
He said the shooting is the big-
gest news to come from his college
town, which he described as a
quiet place where bar fights make
front-page news and vandalism is
the most dangerous crime.
Monday, Blacksburg was trans-
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of the 2,600-acre campus.
After realizing he could be of no
immediate use, Eifert resorted to
hovering close to his TV, listening
intently as broadcasters repeated
the bad news and
Special wondering how some-
Report thing like this could
happen at his school.
All morning, Eifert said he tried
to contact his friends to make sure
they weren't among the victims.
Everyone else was evidently trying
to do the same thing, he said, and
cell phone networks were jammed


for hours.
Instead, friends communicated
through Facebook, instant messen-
gers and e-mail.
He found out via e-mail his
fraternity brother, who had been
unaccounted for until 12:30
p.m., was safe in an on-campus
building.
But not all news was as com-
forting. Eifert said a friend was
watching TV at his apartment
when she discovered her close
friend was among the dead.
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Provost: State Legislature's block of 'Academic Enhancement Program' is 'tragic'


PROGRAM, from page 1

UF spokesman Steve Orlando said UF of-
ficials will continue to work with the sponsors
of the companion bill in the state House of
Representatives. That bill is making its way


through House committees.
But Justice said that even if the bill passes
through the House, the chances of it passing
through the Senate are slim. After a bill passes
through the House, the Senate president
usually sends it through Senate committees
before it reaches the floor, he said. If the com-


panion bill passed through the
State House, it would have to make it
News .through the same Serate com-
mittees, including the Higher
Education Appropriations Committee, which
has stunted the progress of the Senate bill.
UF Provost Janie Fouke said in a telephone


interview she thought it was "tragic" the
Legislature is not able to consider the students'
needs.
"The quality of the student at the University
of Florida is extraordinary, and the state owes
it to them to give them the best experience
available," Fouke said.


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12, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, APRIL 17,2007


Sudan eases stance


Prayer circle
(Right to left) UF Agricultural and Biological Engineering senior Nate Johnson and UF freshman
Jeff Ewin, along with a student who wished to be unnamed, pray outside the Reitz Union for
the families of those killed in the shootings at Virginia Tech on Monday. Gator Christian Life
sponsored the prayer meeting.
After talking on the phone with the pastor at a campus church in Blacksburg, Va., about 15
people gather for the prayer session, which lasted for about one hour.


N IT WILL ALLOW U.N.
PEACEKEEPERS IN.

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

UNITED NATIONS Sudan
agreed Monday to let 3,000 U.N.
peacekeepers deploy in Darfur
with attack helicopters, opening
the door to the first significant
U.N. force to help beleaguered
African Union soldiers who have
been unable to halt the region's
four-year war.
After five months of stalling, the
government in Khartoum called for
a speedy deployment and hinted it
could approve an even larger U.N.
force that has been demanded by
the U.N. Security Council, the
United States and others.
But experts were cautious
about chances for creating that
20,000-strong force, noting Sudan's
leaders have reversed course pre-
viously after announcing vague
agreements for action in Darfur.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-
moon called Monday's agreement
"a very positive sign" and said the
U.N. and the African Union would
"move quickly" to put together the
3,000 peacekeepers.
The United Nations has no
standing army, and Ki-moon is
urging U.N. member states to con-
tribute troops and police quickly
for Darfur.
But it will likely take months
before the U.N. contingent is on


the ground.
Sudanese President Omar al-
Bashir, whose Arab-dominated
government has been accused of
aiding Arab militias fighting ethnic
blacks in Darfur, had long opposed
deployment of a U.N. force to help
the weakly armed 7,000-soldier
African Union peacekeeping mis-
sion.
However, he came under in-
creasing pressure from the United
States, the European Union, some
Arab and African countries and
most recently China, which buys
two-thirds of Sudan's oil exports
and sells
International Khartoum
News weapons
and military
aircraft.
Though al-Bashir's government
has a history of finding loopholes
in agreements with the U.N. and
others, the deal reached Monday
appeared to be a meaningful step
toward bringing a more effective
peacekeeping force to Darfur.
Nonetheless, U.S. diplomats
and U.N. officials said they would
remain cautious until U.N. peace-
keepers were on the ground in
Sudan's vast western province,
where more than 200,000 people
have been killed and 2.5 million
chased from their homes since the
conflict began in 2003.
"We'll see whether they've
agreed when they actually start to
deploy," acting U.S. Ambassador
Alejandro Wolff told reporters.


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TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 13


Gaga for Goats

Stories and photos by Kim Klement
Alligator Photographer


Jan and Charlie Meister's farm looks
like a scene from a zoo or Noah's ark.
Jan raises Black Angus cows and
Russian Romonov sheep and tends a large
organic garden. She cares for chickens,
turkeys, guinea birds, dogs, ducks, geese
and two blue India peacocks. However,
Jan is most devoted to her goats.
She began raising goats 15 years ago
when a horse they were boarding came
with his companion: a male goat. She fell
in love with the goat, and when the goat
and his friend left, she went out and got


her own baby goat.
She now has a herd of more than 50.
Jan shows her goats around the coun-
try, and they have won many awards
and ribbons. Long, strenuous days are
typical, but Jan thrives from the uncondi-
tional love her goats provide.
She is more than a caretaker to her
goats she is also their neighbor. Six
years ago the Meister's lost their home
in a fire, and the two of them now oc-
cupy a section of their barn next to their
animals.


(Top right) Jan Meister takes a look at her two-day-old baby goat on her 50-
acre farm.


(Above) Jan Meister bottle-feeds her three-day-old goat as
other farm animals look on at her 50- acre farm.


its mother and


Jan Meister leads her goat, Natalie, around the arena as it gets judged during
in Gatorland. The goat placed fourth out of six.


(Left) Jan Meister has worked in the kitchen of her barn since her house was burnt down six years ago.






14, ADVERTISEMENT, ALLIGATOR l TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2007

Your e. onews^
Produced by the
University Relations Office
for faculty, staff and students
of the University of Florida


April 17, 2007


Sustainability must be

an academic priority
The University
of Florida has a
long tradition of

nienral protection
- what %we call
suustmabiliry.
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ing th.e fitrure.
There are three aspects of sustin-
ability: environmental protection.
reasonable economic growth and social
justice. For ptF to become a global
leader, susumnabilitv must be an aca-
demic priority.
LIF's Sustainabdli t Committee
- a 16-member panel of faculty. staff.
students and administrators has
noted dozens of courses that focus on
usrainabilitv principles. But as iet.
we have no academic concentration in
sustainabirv.
Arizona State anniverrsi Instiute
of Sustainabity. which opened in
October 2006 to offer master's and
doctoral degrees, suggests a compre-
hensive approach.
The committee's Research and Edu-
cation Task Force proposes to create
a sustainability program at LIF. W'eve
requested money from the Legislature
to fund this etibrt, which would:
* Starrt wih six colleges where sustain-
abilitv theory and practice %ill be
advanced throue h the undergradu-
ate and graduate curriculum.
* Integrate academic, operational and
extension aspects olsustainabilir.
" Promote undergraduate and
graduate education in sustainabiih
through interdisciplinary. applied
rerearc h.
* Prove ide professional credentials.
such as ceraticates, minors, master's
degrees and doctorates.
* Emphasize service learning.
* Support existing courses and de-
Ve p newt ones. such as Facers of
Sustainabilir."
Many benefits wil come from this
program. but these are most compelling:
A generation of leaders familiar
with sustainabilirv
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Ph.D;'s with cutting-edge creden-
tials foir the 2lst century.
UF faculty, personnel and students
engaged in the mission to save our
planet.
Reports on LIFs sustainabilirv
efforts may be found at www.
sustainable.ufl.edu/reports.html.
Eva Czarnecka lerner
,s-sociate pioflesor
AMirobtolog. antd cell tience


Employees' money-saving efforts earn big awards for UF


Several University of Florida employees
have been recognized in the 2007 Prudential
Financial-Davis Productivity Award pro-
gram for their efforts to save the university
money. The annual awards honor govern-
ment employees in Florida for innovation,
creativity, and smart work that increases
performance and productivity in delivering
services and products.
This year the UF FICA Alternative Team
will receive a $500 award for its implemen-
tation of a retirement plan for temporary
employees. Besides helping employees save
for retirement, the plan also has saved the
university millions in Social Security taxes
since it began in January 2006.
"We estimate that this will save the uni-
versity over $4 million each year," said Paula
Varnes Fussell, the associate vice president
for human resource services and functional
project leader for the team. "This was the
best team we've had in a long time on a
project. Everything went smoothly because
of their dedication."
A commemorative plaque will go to the
Electronic Personnel Action Form Project
Team for its work streamlining human
resources transactions through enhanced
electronic forms. The Student eBill Imple-
mentation Team will receive a certificate of
commendation for reducing paper and post-
age use through an electronic billing system.
Anthony Bouton, the only individual Da-
vis award winner, also will receive a certificate
of commendation for digitizing and editing
hundreds of video and music clips for classes
in the Warrington College of Business.
After seeing instructors struggle to access
different audio and video file formats during
lectures, the audiovisual specialist decided
to create digital files of all the media to save
time and make recording a lecture much
smoother.
"We've been digitizing classes for quite
some time now. I just took that idea and
put it on a smaller level," Bouton said.
"I appreciate the nomination by Profes-
sor Robert Emerson because it shows that -
teachers are appreciative of my efforts."
Winners will attend the University of
Florida Davis Productivity Awards Recogni-
tion Luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. May



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30 in the Arredondo Room of the Reitz
Student Union. The regional awards presen-
tation ceremony will be held June 20 at the
Best Western Gateway Grand in Gainesville.
A vision of the late J.E. Davis and A.D.
Davis, co-founders of Winn-Dixie Stores
Inc. and co-founders of Florida TaxWatch,
the Davis Productivity Award program
has publicly recognized and rewarded state'
employees since 1989.
The 2007 competition attracted 503
nominations for innovations and productiv-
ity improvements totaling $332 million in
savings and increased revenue for state gov-


ernment. A committee of Florida TaxWatch
staff and a panel of judges make final award
decisions.
"The awards recognize both individual
and team contributions in program and
technology initiatives by our staff," said
Kyle Cavanaugh, senior vice president for
administration. "We are very proud of
their collective accomplishments and it is
wonderful that an outside organization has
recognized their achievements."
By Panagiota Papakos


UF's Davis Award winners

FICA Alternative Team ($500 cash award) "RODUCTV T
Implemented a retirement plan for temporary (OPS) employees
* Paula Fussell, Janet Malphurs; Human Resources
* Steve Wing, Mary Alice Albritton, Jim Freymann, Jane Thomas,
Nicole Garvey, Tom Cassarly, Greg McEachern; Bridges
* Linda Orfield, Murphy Miller; Payroll
* Gloria Sheffield, Sheela Moudgil, Cheryl Bell; Finance and Accounting
* Donna Kolb; Student Financial Affairs
* Eric Davidson; Tax Services

ePAF Project Team (Plaque)
Streamlined Human Resources transactions through enhanced electronic forms
* Melissa Curry, Andy Jeffers, Bob Willits, Jae Won Lee; Bridges
* Janet Malphurs; Human Resources
* Mary Ann Morgan; Liberal Arts & Sciences
* Beth Douglas; Chemistry

Student eBill implementation Team
(Certificate of Commendation)
Implemented Electronic Billing System Reduced Paper/Postage
* Andrew McDonald, Carol Cohen, Alan Cook, Dan Hanson, Patti Perkins,
Kathy Sachs, Debbie Sams; Bridges
* Diane Hurtak, Ruth Harris; Financial Services
* Ward Wilson, Vicki Clifford, Nolan Garido; Registrar
Anthony Bouton (Certificate of Commendation)
Digitized/edited hundreds of video/music clips for business classes, Audiovisual
Specialist, Instructional Support Dudziak-McClintock Business Technology Center,
Warrington College of Business


April 17
Noon, "Portuguese Immigration Reform in an
EU Context," Fairuze Sofia, Anderson Hall,
Room 216
2 p.m., "Prader-Willi Syndrome and Early-On-
set Morbid Obesity Genetics and Neurocogni-
live Findings,' Daniel J. Driscoll, Cancer &
Genetics Research Complex, Room C/G 101
April 23
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Career Resource Center's Edu-
cation Recruitment Day, Reitz Student Union,
Grand Ballroom
4:05 p.m., "Fructose and Body Composition:
The Bitter Truth Behind Sweetness," Louis
Lichten, CSE E121 Building


University Auditorium
April 17 7:30 p.m., Fiute Ensemble concert
April 18 2 p.m., Wind Symphony concert
April19 7:30 p.m., Concert Bands concert
April 20
12:50 p.m., School of Music convocation
April 20
7:30 p.m., Luke Thatcher, percussion recital
April 21
2:30 p.m., Maria Kravchenko, organ recital
April21 8 p.m.. Dancin' Gators






TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2007 N ALLIGATOR, ADVERTISEMENT, 15


Professor an open-government advocate in and out of classroom


If Professor Sandra Chance had her way,
every state government would be "in the
sunshine."
That is how access advocates describe a
government environment that allows pub-
lic access to courtroom proceedings and
other government records and meetings.
The ultimate goal, Chance said, is govern-
ment transparency and meeting the public's
right to know.
"First, as citizens, everyone should sup-
port freedom of information," said Chance,
executive director of UF's Joseph L. Bre-
chner Center for Freedom of Information.
"We have a right to know about our gov-
ernment and how our government officials
are spending our tax dollars. This informa-
tion allows us to hold our elected officials
accountable and protect against government
waste, abuse and corruption." '
The Brechner Center is recognized inter-
nationally as one of the leading academic in-
stitutions dedicated to conducting research
and education about open government laws
and the importance of transparency in gov-




Open house marks
reopening of Hub
An open house with live entertainment
and refreshments will be held from 3:30
to 5 p.m. Friday in the Hub to celebrate
S -the building's
$10.8 million
e r H renovation and
reopening.
With the
renovation
supported in
part by Student
S Government,
the Hub offers
students a num-
ber of services
Kristen Bartlett Grace
from e-mail,
The renovated Hub now walk rt
features a Starbucks. walk-up portals,
videoconferenc-
ing and computer help through the Office
of Academic Technology to individual coun-
seling for students considering study abroad
programs through the International Center.
The building also features a 10,000-
square-foot open Internet area with wireless
access, a Starbucks, and group and indi-
vidual study rooms.
To mark the opening, the Brazilian
band Jacard will perform at UF with a
musician in Brazil playing in conjunction

April 22
3 p.m., Prep Strings concert
7:30 p.m.. Richard Shane Reeves percussion
recital
April 23
7:30 p.m., Chamber Music recital
Florida Museum of Natural History
Florida Museum of Natural History
April 21
"African Pathways to Urbanism: Photographs by
Peter Schmidt," on display through July 22
"Tibet: Mountains and Valleys, Castles and Tents,"
exhibit of rare Tibetan treasures from The Newark
Museum's collection, through May28


ernmental operations and decision-making.
Students range from undergraduates
and graduate students in the UF College
of Journalism and Communications and
law students to judges at the National
Judicial College.
Chance serves on the advisory boards
of the Journal of Law and Public Policy,
the Center for Governmental
Responsibility, the First Amend-
ment Foundation and the Florida
Bar Media Law Committee.
"While most people think
our 'right-to-know' laws'are for
journalists, studies show that
businesses are the biggest users
of freedom of information laws,
so even corporate lawyers find i
these-iseful and beneficial,"
said Chance, who was named
National Teacher of the Year in
2006 by the Scripps Howard
Foundation.
"Any attorney who works for Profess
or with the government in Florida public'!


with the live concert at UF The perfor-
mance will be synchronized using the new
videoconferencing service.
President Bernie Machen and Student
Body President John Boyles are scheduled
to speak at the dedication ceremony.
Students honored
for multicultural initiatives
Janelle Sununtnasuk, a senior environ-
mental science major, and Evan W. Lauteria,
a sophomore sociology and religion major,
have been named Multicultural Student
Awardrecipients for 2007 by the Depart-
ment of Housing and Residence Education.
Both students were chosen based on their
contributions to promoting diversity and
multiculturalism within the University of
Florida residence facilities.
Sununtnasuk is a resident assistant in Yu-
lee Hall, where she is active with the Global
Living Learning Community. She organized
a four-part program that included inviting
leaders within the Christian, Jewish, Hindu
and Islamic faiths to speak with students.
Lauteria has initiated programs in Hume
Hall to promote awareness and tolerance of -
cultural differences. Programs have included
a movie screening followed by a guest
speaker promoting religious and spiritual
diversity, and the "Bead Who You Are"


Galleries
Master of Fine Arts Student Exhibition, April
17-27. University and Focus galleries: recep-
tion 7 p.m., April 20, University Gallery
"In the House: Domestic Arts from the Horn
of Africa," through Aug. 24, Grinter Gallery
Harn Museum of Art
"Continuity and Change: Three Generations
of Ethiopian Artists," through April 29
"Art of the Ethiopian Highlands from the Harn
Museum Collection," through May 6
"IMAGinING TOBIA," through May 6


needs to understand the state's public
records and open meetings laws," said
Chance, who is also the college's McClatchy
Professor in Freedom of Information. "In
fact, anyone who does business with or for
the government benefits from government-
in-the-sunshine laws."
By Ana-Klara Hering


sor Sandra Chance strongly believes in the
s right to know.


program, which illustrates through beads the
different roles and identities of each person.
For more information on the awards,
visit www.dso.ufl.edu/multicultural/
events/msac.php on the Web.
UF business incubator
recognized internationally
The University of Florida's biotechnology
business incubator captured second place
in the technology category of the National
Business Incubation Association's annual
Incubator of the Year award program. The
incubator assists newly created life science
companies by providing physical space,
logistical guidance and connections with
prospective investors.
The NBIA is the world's leading orga-
nization in the advancement of business
incubation. To qualify for the award, an
incubator must have on-site management,
provide a full range of business develop-
ment services, and have a policy that pro-
vides support for graduating companies.
UF's Sid Martin Biotechnology Devel-
opment Incubator was established in 1995
as one of the nation's first biotechnology
incubation programs. It is housed in a
40,000-square-foot structure in Alachua,
complete with animal and fermentation
facilities and a greenhouse.

"African Arts of Healing and Divination,"
through June 24

Phillips Center
April 21
7:30 p.m., "La Traviata'
April 22
7:30 p.m., Danza
Academic Calendar
April 25
Classes end
Honors theses due to college advising
offices


Libraries to raise
fines on some items
For the first time in more than 30
years, the University of Florida Libraries,
will increase lines on overdue loans to
encourage the return of high-demand
materials.
Beginning with the Summer A term.
fines for items with shorter loan periods
will increase from 25 cents to $1 a day
per loan. These include recalled items.
periodicals, DVDs and reference items.
Fines for course reserve items will in-
crease from 25 cents to $1 per hour.
The maximum overdue line will
jump from $10 to $40 per item for
short-term loans, at which point bor-
row ers ill be assessed the replacement
cost in addition to outstanding fines.

Parking decal renewal
currently under way
All University of Florida parking
decals will expire on May 1. There are
three \ways for faculty and staff to renew
their decals:
* Online: UF and Shands benefits-
eligible employees purchasing decals
through payroll deduction may order
decals online at parking.ufl.edul.
* Mail: OPS employees and others
purchasing decals by check may
download a mail order form from
the Web at parking.ufl.edu. Send
the form by campus mail to Trans-
portation and Parking Services. P.O.
Box 112.z00.
* In person: Transportation and Park-
ing Services, Gale Lemerand Drive
and Mowry Road, is open 8 a.m. to,-
i:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Construction reroutes
some RTS buses
Construction and a partial closure of
Southwest Second Avenue to Southwest
13''' Street have meant a rerouting of
several campus and city bus routes. The
affected RTS routes are 1, 11 and 12"
campus shurtles and Sunday routes
401,402 and 403.
Bus stops have been relocated to
Southwest Fourth Avenue.
The route changes arc expected to
continue through mid-August. For spe-
cific information on the route changes.
visit the Web at www.go-rts.com/.

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By LINDSEY KARLIN
Alligator Contributing Writer

Bundles of orange and blue bal-
loons were distributed across UF's
campus Monday to promote a new
Web site for students to explore
questions about life and God.
Printed on each of the 2,500
balloons was "everygator.com,"
a Web site created in February
by Campus Crusade for Christ, a
nondenominational Christian or-
ganization on campus.
"We are trying to raise curios-
ity and provide an environment
(where) students can ask ques-
tions about their spirituality," said
Russell McMullen, a freshman
member of Campus Crusade for
Christ.
Andrew Lisi, a Campus
Crusade for Christ staff member
who graduated from UF in 2004,
said article and e-mail topics range
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* SHE WILL START MAY 1.

By JOEY CHINDAMO
Alligator Writer
jchindamo@alligator.org
There's a new sheriff in town
- at least for UF's libraries.
Judith Russell, former super-
intendent of documents at the
U.S. Government Printing Office,
has been named UF's new dean
of university libraries.
Russell will take over her new
position May 1.
She will succeed former direc-
tor of libraries Dale Canelas, who
retired Feb. 1. John Ingram has
served as interim director since
then.
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ship with God to the meaning of
life.
After Campus Crusade for
Christ members spent five hours
on campus spreading the word,
everygator.com had an all-time
high of more than 500 visits.
Sophomore Swain Tamar,
whose orange bal-
On loon was anchored
Campus to a strap on his
backpack, said he
had not heard of
everygator.com but wanted to find
out more about it now.
"It sounds pretty interesting
because it deals with relevant and
serious issues that college kids go
through," Tamar said.
Lisi said the site is a place to
explore issues without pressure
from others.
'Even though we are Christian,
we understand what you are going
through," Lisi said. "We believe ev-
eryone goes through life and looks


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sible for fundraising duties in
order to expand the library infra-
structure, Fouke said.
Russell was selected out of a
pool of candidates who both ap-
plied or were nominated for the
position because of her breadth
of experience.
"She just had the best portfo-
lio, which was the best match for
(UF) right now," Fouke said. "She
was the head of government
documents for the whole U.S.
government. Her perspective is
much broader than someone's
who's been the head of libraries
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furnished

*SICK OF SHARING A BATHROOM?*
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2Br/2Ba flats, *3Br/3Ba townhms
EREE Tanning, W/D, 24hr gym
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4-25-72-1

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4-25-72-1

Roll Out of Bed & Into Class
$469 $499 Gets you all this
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w/HBO, FREE UTILITIES, W/D,
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4-25-72-1

Shov.Off!.
Spacious 2/2s 3/3s & 4/4s
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LexingtonCrossingUF.com
373-9009 Live in Paradise
Because you deserve it. 4-25-72-1

"OPEN "HOUSE PARTY"**
Hidden Lake Apartments
April 21st Noon-4 @ Pool
1015 NW21stAve
2/2s and 3/3s; 374-3866
$100 per lease signed
Live DJ*FREE ROOD /DRINKS
4-25-72-1


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

THE MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET!
Luxury 1/1 and 3/21
Starting at $789! Leasing NOWAND FALL!
Pets Welcome *Full Size W/D
Close to Campus*Access to Luxury Amen.
Don't let your future home get away,
Stop by and see us today! 352-367-9910
4-25-72-1

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

UF Campus as your Frontyard
Townhouses 10 steps from UF classes
Furnished, All-Inclusive, Indiv. Leases
www.TheCourtyards.net 372-3557'
4-25-58-1

If you would like to
CONTRIBUTE TO BUILDING A HOME
FOR HOMELESS SCHOOL CHILDREN
in our community,
please call Ken at 352-339-1746
4-25-29,4


Q | For Rent
furnished

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

**SORORITY ROW AREA**
Experience the luxury @ Windsor Hall.
Ldcated 2 blocks to UF. Beautiful single and
double suites starting @ $450 mo.
Includes everything. Gym, Pool, DSL, Elec.
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

*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
4-20-15-1

Big special. Walk to UF. Live in a fully furn
apt. Free utilities, cable tv, hi spd interest,
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 set-
ting. Available now. 378-4626 4-25-15-1
Prefer 4 to share Countryside poolside 4BRI
4BA. W/D, cable, close to UF. SW 23rd & I-
75. Great parking, bus rte 35 & 9. Furnished.
$435/mo incl util w/cap each. 386-676-9703.
Paul/Janet. nukkenl@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 4-23-12-1

1 BR/1 BA CONDO
5 min walk to UF Parking, intemet, security
alarm. $550. 954-673-1896 4-23-12-1


2BRs for rent in a new fully furnished
4BR/2BA house. $350/mo + util, available
immediately. 0.5 miles from SFCC. WID,
Room fully furnished if needed. Call 352-
283-9905 or 678-656-7024 4-17-7-1

LaMancha Apt
914 SW 8th Ave. Rooms avail in 4BR condo.
Fully furn, free utils, cable TV, wireless DSL,
pool, laundry, security $385/mo. 284-7304
425-12-1
Large apartment at Courtyards. Great loca-
tion across from campus. 3 month lease w/
room to extend stay through next fall and
spring. Terrific roommates. Very affordable
$459/month. Call Michael at 904-864-0213.
4-18-5-1

VERY CUTE HOUSE
2BR for rent $475/$525. 1 min walk B-School
area. Free parking, internet, security, local
phone. Call 954-673-1896 4-19-5-1
3806 SW 2nd Ave. 1 block from movies on
Newberry. Large 4BR/3BA, 3 living areas.
Wood floors, includes W/D, 2 car carport,
large porch & yard. Avail Aug 1st $2000/mo
407-363-7198 or cell 407-234-1380 4-25-
9-1

2BR/2BA in brand new 3BR/3BA Campus
View condo right across from UF on Archer
& 13th. Avail for lease starting anytime after
June 1st. Rent just reduced to $600/mo +1/3
utils Call Rebecca (386) 299-7027 4-25-8-1

**LAMANCHA CONDOS**
Walk to campus. 4BR/1.5BA $450/mo utils
incl (also summer sublease avail $300/mo)
Call 278-9347 www.lamanchacondos.com
4-25-7-1-


I For Rent
unfurnished

*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1BR apt. $345/mo.
*1BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901.4-25-72-2

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 floors avail.
Alarms, Pet Friendly, Pool
352-372-7111 4-25-72-2

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

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

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

! 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 Iv message 4-25-72-2

Need Space...No Probleml
1,2, & 3BR Apts for Fall
Pool, Tennis, Free UF Parking
Pinetreegardens.com 352-376-4002
4-25-72-2

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

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


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

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


ll For Rent
unfurnished

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

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

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

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

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

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 Tanning*W/D
Gated Entry*Cyber Cafe*Pool w/ Sundeck
24hr Gym & Sauna*Only 1.5 miles to UF
Hurry, they won't last long**372-0400
4-25-72-2

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


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 $549!
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


S For Rent
0 1 unfurnished

MINUTES FROM UF!!!
313's from only $486 per Bdrm
4/4's from only $452 per Bdrm
FREE Cable w/ HBO/ SHOWTIME
FREE Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 212.5 Townhouses
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Save $100 on Signup Fees
Convenient Bus Route!
4-25-72-2

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

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

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

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

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

Tired of Noisy Roommates?
University Park Studios: Walk to UF
Pet Friendly/Wood Floors/New Kitchn
www.LiveNearCampus.com 376-6223
4-25-72-2.

Available Now & May
Walk to UF 1 BR
$400 to $775 washer/
dryer free internet
2BR 1BA$440
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 & internet
Get 'em while they're hot! 338-0002
4-25-58-2

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

**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








TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2007 ALLIGATOR, 19


l For Rent
a l unfurnished

1BR & 2BR/1BA apts with W/D, cent H/AC,
DW, ceramic tile, private patio. Pets arranged.
Off SW 34th St. Near bus route. From
$630/mo. 377-1633 www.lenoxcomer.com
4-25-50-2

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 email
nancy@10houses.com or call 352-336-6116
4-25-43-2

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

PETS FREE AVAIL NOW OR FALL 3 BED
2 BATH LARGE MASTER WOOD FLOORS
BEHIND OAKS MALL $1050 MONTH 262-
7462 FOR MORE. 4-25-34-2

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


0***1 BR APT, $515/mo*00
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


S For Rent
a |ll unfurnished


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/1 BA 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 4-18-25-2


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 4-18-25-2

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

2/1.5 Mill Run 2 story twnhs by
UF/Butler Plaza on bus rt 20/21.
WW/D, DW, Tile, 1000 sq ft, Pool.
Pets ok. $700/mo + security. 352-871-7460
4-20-20-2

WALK TO SHANDSNAVET 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


"PRIVATE VILLAS"
Singel-story close to UF
1BR ONLY $529
2BR $699 + FREE Water
NOW & FALL 375-1519
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**LIVE ALONE**
1BR VILLA ONLY $519
1/2 mile to UF & Butler Plaza
Walk-in closet! Alarms avail
375-3077 Avail NOW & FALL
8-15-51-2

NO ROOMMATE HASSLES
Private Villas next to Butler Plaza
Studios $499*1BR $549
"FREE WATER**
Call for Fall"377-2596
8-15-51-2

CLOSEST to UF/Shands
Enjoy privacy & convenience
1BR Villa ONLY $529
Duckpond*POOL*Alarm avail
Leasing FALL Fast! 372-4835
8-15-51-2

*Affordable & Nice*
Gym*POOL*Alarm avail
BR $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 UFI
Across from NEW Starbucks!
HUGE apts*Pool*Laundry
2br $699 3br $869
Open Afternoons*378-1755
8-15-51-2

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 4-25-24-2

**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

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,
WID, located near downtown & UF. Call
352-338-7670 or visit www.cozygator.com
5-15-22-2

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

Apt. in Historic house hardwood floors, lots of
charm, W/D, quiet, 2 blocks from downtown.
Studio or 1 BR 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 4-19-15-2


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

1 BLOCK TO UF
1112 SW4th Ave: 1BR $700. Approx 800 sq
ft. Call Michael 331-2100 4-25-16-2

Available Aug 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

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


**8 BLOCKS TO UF**
2BR/1 BA large Apt 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
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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

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

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

1322 NE 17th Ave.
3BR/1BA w/additional den. Cent H/AC.
Fenced yard. Short term ok. $895/mo. 284-
7304 4-25-12-2

Beautiful, spacious 1/1 condo located at
The Oaks Condominiums. $575/mo. Great
amenities. Avail ASAP. Call 786-325-3512
4-25-12-2


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Newly renovated 2BR/1.5BA end unit condo
Casablanca East. Newer AC, W/D, scr
porch, Tile dnstairs kitchen, hall & 1/2 BA.
Pool & bus rt on site. Quiet conv to Shands/
UF. $825/mo Avail Aug 5th 352-246-5958
4-25-50-2 p

Houses and Condos available for rent
Free List of Available Rentals 24/7
www.AptsNearUF.com
Campus Realty 336-3900 5-31-17-2

WALK TO CAMPUS! 3/1 brick, vintage home
w/wd firs, great back yard, wood deck, de-
tached garage. Avail. 6/01 $1500/mo Drive
by first 1222 NW 3rd Ave then cal6Mackey
Gremillion owner/realtor 352-246-8911 4-
25-11-2

Whales, Elephants, & Dinosaurs
OK, now that we have you thinking BIG, think
BIG rooms, BIG amenities, and BIG Savings
(until April 30th, 2007). 5 minutes from UF
and Shands.Open Weekends
Windmeadows Apartments
352-373-3558
4-25-10-2

1700 sq ft 3 bedroom 2 bath house for
rent. Wood floors, screened in large back
porch with Jacuzzi: washer, dryer, comer
lot. $1400.00/Mo. Call 352-258-9116 to see.
4-25-10-2

Move-in May 31.Adorable 3BR/1.5BA Home.
1100 sq ft. Huge yard, 1 car garage, home 10
min from UF,'W/D. $900/mo. 2347 NW 54th
Ave. Call 352-318-3830 4-18-5-2

3962 West University Ave. 4/2 cent. heat &
air, all appliances, washer, dryer. Screened
in back porch, hot tub. Avail Aug 1. $1475,
ph. 333-9874 4-25-10-2

18 NW 36th Street 4/3 close to campus.
cent, heat & air, All appliances, washer,
dryer. Avail. Aug 1, $1400, ph. 333-9874
4-25-10-2

3401 NW7th Place, cent, heat & air. all appli-
-ances, washer, dryer. liv. rm. din. rm/fam: rm.
fireplace. Avail. Aug 1, $1375 ph. 333-9874
4-25-10-2

Desired 4BR, 5BR, 6BR Houses Available
Great Sizes & Locations
Family Discounts Available!
Call 352-682-7424 4-25-9-2

Want to walk to class? 2BR near campus
that won't last long.Safe & quiet. Recently
renovated. $850 per month plus. Available
8/1. Call 843-0582 to see. 4-19-5-2

3 Bedroom Available Now
526 NW 19th Ave.
Good NW Location
Call 352-682-7424 4-25-9-2

Duplex for rent 3215 SW 26 Terr 1mi from
UF & Shands. Newly painted interior & new
tile floors. 2BR/1BA flat, 850 sq ft, cent AC,
private front patio & backyard. $600/mo
407-363-7198, cell 407-234-1380 Sec 8 ok
4-25-9-2

2 BLOCKS FROM UF STADIUM
1 Person Studio Apartment Available Aug 1.
352-377-2930 4-19-5-2

2BR/1BA house. $750/mo 1st + $750 sec
dep. 1 yr, 1700 s/f, laundry rm wl/WD,, liv/din/
kit. Consider pet w/$. Tile floors, cent H/AC.
NW 37 St & 8 Ave. Julie 310-403-1450/Judy
352-514-6463 4-19-5-2

HISTORIC APARTMENTS
Available in fall. 1-2-3 bedrooms, hardwood
floors, fans, porches, downtown, no dogs.
1st, last, security. 378-3704 4-25-8-2

2BR/1.5BA house close to Shands, UF and
shopping. SPACIOUS with study, den, fire-
place. A must see! $800/mo + FLS 772-286-
2993 or 772-521-4352 4-25-8-2

Efficiency in SW20thAve area. Contemporary
style, marble bath, partial kitchen no oven,
laundry avail, incl utils, fast inet, cable, no
pets, smoke free. $375/mo. Avail May 13.
Call 352-262-1838 4-25-8-2

FALL RENTALS ARE HEREIIII
Contact us for a complete listing of
1,2,3,4 & 5 Bedroom
Houses, apts & condos!
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.turlingtonrealestate.com 4-'20-5-2


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Duckpond historic houses. $550 to $715.
1st, last, sec required. No smokers or dogs.
Wood floors, high ceilings, free washer/
dryer, covered parking. Aug 1st. 377-4217
4-25-7-2

Historic Apts & Houses
Near downtown. 1-4BR, wood floors, high
ceilings. $335-$1000/mo. 214-9270 8-2-
29-2

1BR PATIO APT
In convenient NW area by Ward's
Supermarket. Clean, quiet, nice fenced yard,
ample stVrage, A/C, good parking. $425/mo
Available ,ow. Call 378-4684 4-25-7-2

COUNTRY FEEL- CLOSE IN
Roomy 3BR/2BA house by Boulware Springs
Park. Cent H/AC, fresh paint, eat-in kitchen,
huge fenced yard. $800/mo. Immaculate.
Available now. 378-4684 4-25-7-2

3BR CONDO
Off SW 20th Ave. Nice. Possible rent-to-own
$750/mo. 352-373-2728 4-25-7-2
At
DUCKPOND Large 4BR/2.5BA, W/D, hard-
wood floors, fireplace, glassed-in porch,
utility building, bike to campus. $1400/mo or
$350/person. 1st, last & $200 deposit. Avail
August 1st. Call George 466-0165 4-25-7-2

****10 BLOCKS TO UF****
Private 2-story garage apt. Fenced yard.
Pets ok. Large 1BR/1BA. W/D, porch, ga-
rage. $650/mo Avail Aug 1st. 226 SW 4th
Ave. 376-2184 4-23-5-2

*K***10 BLOCKS TO UF****
Quaint 1BR/1BA apts in historic Victorian
house. Huge rooms, screened porch. Wood
floors, high ceilings, pvt entrance. $525/mo.
225 SW 3rd Ave 376-2184 4-23-5-2

Adorable apartment on Tower Rd. 2/1 nice
backyard, W/D, new fixtures. Great for small
family, quiet. Move in today $725. Small pet
welcome. Call 352-372-6502. You'll love it!!
4-25-7-2

**Sunroom, Oak Floors, Covered Patio**
Adorn 3/2 upscale classic home *1 mile from
UF. 1800 sq ftesecluded quiet profession-
als or grads no pets availAug $1400/
mo neg. 1607 NW 12th Rd 466-4171
5-17-11-2


5i Subleases

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

QUIET 1 BR 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-
17-15-3
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. 4-20-15-3

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

COLLEGE MANOR Across from UF'& 2
biks from stadium. May-Aug 1BR/1BA apt.
$529/mo. Eigher partially fum or unfum. Pvt
& peaceful living. Call Linda 850-453-1291 or
linda@oo'p'nesolutions.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

SPYGLASS APTS
Only $480/mo (now regular $625/mo). 1 BR/
1BA in 3BR/3BA. Fully fum, all utils included.
Females only. Avail now July 31. Easy bus
access, pool, fitness. Contact Jill @ 850-598-
0594 4-17-10-3


8 1 Subleases

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

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

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 4-24-15-3

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 al-
lowed. Please contact Frank at 786-853-
8898 4-17-10-3

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 4-17-10-3

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

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

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

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

NO DEPOSIT!! 2 rooms open in 3BR/3BA
Stoneridge new phase early May-late July.
Rent/$364, huge room, wic, unfurnished,
WD, patio 727-419-5953/305-505-0577 4-
17-7-3

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

2BR 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
Summer sublease Oakbrook Walk. minutes
to campus. $520/mo Need $50 deposit to
reserve the place. Utils, intemet & cable in-
cluded. Nice rooms & pool. Nice clean room-
mate. Call 786-301-4504 4-20-9-3
Sublease @ Gainesville Place. 2/2 apt. Both
rooms avail. Inciv leases. First floor, great
amenities, all utilities incl. Avail May 7 July
31. $599/mo 407-509-8370 4-23-10-3

Summer Sublease 2BR/2BA in 4BR/4BA
Gainesville Place. Pool, gym, tanning bed,
computer lab, 3 bus routes. Furn. May-Aug
Rent Negotiable. Call 352-262-7739 or 407-
361-1009 4-18-7-3

CABANA BEACH
1BR/1BA in a 2BR/2BA fum, utils incl, Move
in May 1st. $589/mo. No move-in fee. Call
703-946-7547 4-25-12-3

Summer sublease in Looking Glass Apt. The
most convenient location. 1/1 in 2/2 needs
male roommate. Incl util, WD, hi-spd inter-
net, & parking space. Furn. May 5 Aug 5.
$550/mo. Call 321-438-4645 4-17-5-3

Summer Sublease @ Oxford Manor
2BR/2BA, W/D, cable, bus routes 1, 12, 36.
Rent $800. No deposit, no further fees. Tel
352-328-9197, kaliqs@gmail.com 4-25-11-3


l uSubleases

2 rooms available for summer sublease
in 4BR house. Large, nice house, walk to
campus. Rent Neg. 850-508-6346 Dan
4-24-10-3

*OOSTONERIDGE APARTMENTSOOO
$299/MO + 1/2 utils. Male only.
May 05-Aug 05 (or longer)
Ryan (850)294-8020 rdorsett@ufl.edu 4-
17-5-3

MELROSE APTS female, 1BR/1BA in
4BR/4BA. Avail now'" Aug, fum W/D, util,
cable & intemet incl. Bus #20 UF $450/mo.
neg! Lori @ 813-857-6556, 813-789-6496,
VMI81MARK@aol.com 4-17-5-3

Lexington Crossing Apartments
1/1 in a 3/3. New carpet, fully furnished. All
utilities incl. $399/mo May August. August
paid for. Call Casey 813-545-7937 4-17-
5-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE
Live steps away from Campus!
Only *$350/mo + utilities (Avg. $45)*
305-986-8942 Natalia 739 NW 20th St 4-
25-10-3

Summer Sublease
$260/month includes EVERYTHING.
Campus Club. Call 727-656-9305 4-18-5-3

Summer sublease May 15-July 31.
Sundowne Apts Studio. Great location $499/
mo. I'll pay May. $35 app fee. 850-346-8257
after 5PM. gjack5404@yahoo.com 4-18-5-3

$425 SUMMER SUBLEASE available now!
All utils included, furnished, private bath-
room. Close to UF. Female preferred. Call
754-245-0909 or e-mail juli1986@ufl.edu
4-18-5-3

Summer Sublease at 2/2 apt. $450 spacious
room, private bathroom & lots of amenities.
All utilities incl, bus rte, close to UF and
Butler Plaza. A must see! Call Angelica
angie383@ufl.edu or 786-239-2740 4-18-
5-3

1BR/1BA in Madison Pointe Large apt. Aug
paid. Pets ok. May to Aug. Call Liz 727-459-
6824 4-25-10-3

2 bedrooms avail, for summer sublease in
ROYAL VILLAGE. Pool, tanning, laundry,
util. included $400 OBO call 407-579-8099
4-25-10-3

$100 OFF 1ST MONTH! FURNISHED APT.!
May-Aug (dates neg.) $335/mo 1/1 in 4/2,
shared until, cable incl, w/d in unit on 3 bus
rts, pool, gym. University Commons 1 mi
from UF. Contact Heather 713-992-0605
4-18-5-3

Casablanca East Condo
2BR/1.5BA, Poolside, W/D
Summer Rental Until Sept 07
$700/1 pay utilities, C813-892-8989
4-25-10-3

Close & Cheap. 1 MONTH FREE. May 7-
Aug 5. Royal Village 2BR in 3/2 furnished,
utilities included. W/D, pool, gym $455/mo
Call 786-255-8368 or michi1551@aol.com
4-18-5-3


Summer Sublease
Price Negotiable, Paddock Club
Very clean and quiet
Call before it's gone:
352-209-2096 4-19-5-3


Cobblestone sublease. May thru July. 1/1 in
3/3 townhouse. Fully furnished, utiltiy pkg,
intemet, W/D, cable, 1/2 off May rent. Call
863-781-2356 5-15-10-3

Sublease at Cobblestone May thru July. 1/1
in 3/3 townhouse; utility pkg, W/D, intemet,
cable included; 1/2 off May rent. Call 863-
781-4111 5-15-10-3

Spacious 1BR summer sublease. Great lo-
cation Walk to UF & bars. $400/mo. 208 NW
16th STreet. Call 954-605-4495 4-25-12-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE
1BR/1BA in 4BR apt. Gainesville Place.
Fully furnished. Easy bus ride to campus.
Available May through July 904-608-7305
$450 a month 4-19-5-3


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ESTATES SUMMER SUBLEASE
1BR/1BA Poolside apt. Avail May-Aug $825/
month. Please call 661-313-7273 or 904-
280-0319 for more info. 4-25-9-3

Need Female for summer sublease
Cabana Beach Apts 1BR/1BA in 4BR
apt w/3 girls. 19-22 pref.
3rd Fir pool view $539/mo Aub rent FREE.
Katelynd 386-383-5694 4-19-5-3

May-Aug in College Park. Walk to campus!
Spacious deluxe studio across University
Ave from Library West. Quiet, clean and by
the pool avail furn or unfurn for $490/mo. Call
Jen @ 727-492-4772 4-19-5-3

1 min from from bars & campus! Summer
C Sublease, 2BR/2.5BA, furnished, guaran-
teed parking, $475/mo + utils. Call Brittney
954-821-3201 4-19-5-3

Sublease 1BR/1BA apt @ SUNRISE Apts.
Available now thru July 31st. $489/mo OBO.
On bus routes 9 and 35. Call Harry @ 352-
871-3067 4-17-3-3

SUMMER LEASE
Studio, now-Aug 1st. $435/mo adjacent to
Butler Plaza with option to renew. Minutes
from UF. Pets welcome. PLease contact
Willie @ wdp1966@yahoo.com 4-25-9-3

Summer sublease @ Campus Club Apt. 1st
floor. 4/3 util incl. W/D, fully fim. On bus rt.
Master bed with private bath, $465/mo. Call
Eric 727-871-5758 and come see. 4-19-5-3

Summer Sublease May-August Luxury 1/1
in 2/2 $450/mo Gainesville Place Apts. I pay
$300 fee. Option to renw. Fully furnished, W/
D, util, DSL, cable incl in rent. 3rd fir. Bus rte
in community. 954-478-9599 4-19-5-3

Spacious 1BR summer sublease great loca-
tion. Walk to UF and bars. $400/mo. 208 NW
16th St. Call 954-605-4495 4-25-9-3

TIVOLI SUMMER SUBLEASE May through
Aug 6th $200/Mo + GRU & COS furnished
$100 deposit 1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA, Female
only, Great Roommates, on Bus Route 13,
Parking, W/D incl. Shannon 407-474-9241
4-17-2-3

STONERIDGE APTS.
Across from Butler Plaza. 3BR $367/mo +
1/3 utils. May-Aug. Call Tempie 352-231-
6305 4-18-3-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE in University
Commons. Only $350, incl utils. Own bath-
room, furnished, close to UF Coed apt.
Call 321-795-8789 or asmith87@ufl.edu
4-25-13-3

SUMMER LEASE AVAIL NOW thru July 31:
1BR apt in Tivoli. 1.2 mi to UF, #13 bus at
complex. Pool, gym, tennis, basketball,
billiards. $650/mo. Mobile: 352-258-6409
4-25-8-3

Summer sublease 2 blocks from campus.
1BR in 2/1 apt. College View behind Gator
Bev. $370 OBO. May 1 Aug 1, flexible
dates. Call 239-246-2351 4-20-5-3

*First Month Free*
Lexington 3/3 Avail in 4/4 Summer C. $450
all inclusive, pool parties, front of complex,
and great bus route. 352-870-9751 or 305-
773-9373 4-18-5-3

-SUMMER SUBLEASE AT THE POLOS-
Unbeatable price of $347
Email Anj2712@ufi.edu 4-20-5-3


Subleases


2BR/2.5BA townhouse The Gardens.
Summer May 12 thru Aug 8th. $780/mo.
Negotiable. Short term ok. Call 318-7570
after 2:30pm. 4-25-7-3

PRIVATE 1BR/1BA/ 1 living room
Near Butler Plaza
Available NOW to July 31
Rent $450 instead of $529
Call 352-682-8441 4-23-5-3

WALK TO CAMPUS
Everything you need. $470/mo OBO.
Furnished w/utils/cablelinternet. 1BR in 3BR
house off Univ. Call Jon at 603-233-8140
4-25-7-3

CAMPUS LODGE APTS
1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA from May-Aug, fur-
nished, pool, gym. $425/mo OBO. Rohan
954-778-0368 4-25-7-3

The LAURELS
Quiet 1BR/1BA on SW 34th St. (across
the street from the post office) Sublease
(Available April 30 August 8) $789/mo (ne-
gotiable). Call Millie 305-401-3677 4-25-7-3

UNIVERSITY COMMONS
1BR/1BA in 4BR/2BA move in May 3rd till
July 31. Fully furnished; gym, pool, on bus
route, utilities included. $395/mo. Call 305-
793-3173 4-25-7-3

ESTATES May-July
1 BR/1 BA in 3/3 apt. Will have apt to yourself.
Furnished, gym, awesome pool. $450/mo
OBO. 407-376-3498 4-25-7-3

THE POLOS
2BR/2BA on routes 9 & 35. Avail May to July.
Rent $430 per room + utilities. Great location
and amenities. Call 665-4839 4-23-5-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE: 2 BR avail in a 4BR/
4BA apt. Campus Lodge. Luxurious Living.
Clean Roommates. $450/mo OBO.-All in-
cluded. 352-359-2467 4-25-7-3

1BR/1BA in 4BR/3BA avail for summer in
Campus Club. $400/mo OBO furnished. Incl
Utilites/cable and internet. Pool and Gym.
Call 727-776-4452 4-25-7-3

Sublease avail 4 women @ Ivy House. No
sec dep, furnished room, W/d, $345/mo
includes utils, cable, ineternt. Clos to bus
routes. Walk to UF. Call 954-721-4716, 303-
815-2490 4-25-7-3

FEMALE ROOMMATE
First month rent-free. $350 util included,
furnished, pool, gym, wash/dry, 2 min to
Winn-Dixie, 15 min to UF, bus 16. Call Maria
727-501-5575 4-18-5-3


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

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

Master BR avail in huge home. 2 profs need
mature 3rd. Digital, wireless, W/D, yard serve,
2 bus rts, quiet area. SW G'ville. Avail Now-
July $300 + utils. davem@ufl.edu 4-25-48-4


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

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. $380/mo all util incl. *ANOTHER
ROOMS $360/mo util incl 352-328-4995 4-
18-20-4

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

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-
smoker, 2BR2.5BA townhouse, includes W/
D, electric, water, cable, highspeed intemet,
on bus route, 2 miles from UF. $475/mo. Call
904-703-7262 4-25-17-4

Female roommate needed. 1BR for 4/2.5
new townhouse, 10 min from UF by car
or bus, all included. $430. 954-557-47691
baezwpa@bellsouth.net 4-25-17-4

Room in house close to campus, Publix, and
movie theatre. $460/mo includes utilities,
cable, phone, intemet, and own bathroom.
Washer/Dryer. Deposit required. Call 239-
216-3557 4-25-16-4

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





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ill Roommates


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

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. 4-18-10-4

MALE ROOMMATE
NEEDED 2BR/2BA condo, 2 bus routes.
Close to campus. $550/mo util incl. Sat TV,
wifi, pool, weightroom. Call 850-723-6162
7-12-31-4
2BRs in wing of new 4/3 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 for rent $475 all utils, cable, hi spd in-
temet incl. Male only. Near 43rd & Newberry.
256-7227. 4-25-14-4

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

Female roommate wanted UF student to
Share great house walking distance to UF,
with own bathroom. Avail August. $500+ 1/2
utils. Call Lauren 305-322-0139 4-23-10-4

Male student to share 3/2.5 house Aug 07
- May 08. $390/mo + 1/3 tuilties. Less than
1 mile to campus. Call Mike at 850-819-7995
4-23-10-4

2 Female Roommates needed 3BR Luxury
Penthouse suite/College Manor Apt. across
from ATO, steps from UF. Private deck, big
BRs, int, cable. Available Aug, $639/mo +
util. 813-386-7171 4-24-10-4

Share 2BR/2BA house w/own priv bath, W/D,
fpl, flex lease, 5 blks to UF $500 per mth +
half utilities and cable. Call Patrick 352-682-
9342 4-17-5-4

Female Roommate Needed
Responsible, non-smoking, for charming
4BR home steps from UF, free parking.
$525/mo. 407-282-3426 4-25-11-4.

Room for rent. $450/mo near SFCC & Oaks
Mall, 1-75. All utilities included. 786-325-7941
or 258-0277 4-25-14-4

1 or 2 rooms available for clean M/F in 4/2.5
house for Fall. 1 room available for Summer.
Master BR $425, other $400 + 1/4 utilities.
Close to campus. Big backyard, hqt tub. Call
Katie 407-399-7877 or Jason 352-219-5758
4-18-5-4


Roommate needed to share spacious 2BR/
2BA Vintage View condo w/grad student in
quiet residential neighborhood. Pool, ten-
nis court nearby. NS. $495 +1/2 electric.
Avail start of May. Call Matt 407-702-8019
4-25-10-4

ROOM FOR RENT $250/MONTH
May 12-July 31 (flexible) 1BR in 3/2 house.
In nice neighborhood off of SW 13th St.
Close to UF. Pets ok. Call Tim 352-284-5623
4-25-10-4

4BR/4BA fully furnished condo. Avail Fall.
Students only. Utils, cable, wireless incl.
Private BA. Walk-in closet. W/D. On 2 Bus
rts. Short ride to UF $425/MO. 954-592-9737
4-25-10-4

Female roommates wanted for 2BR in 4BR/
2BA house. Only 3 mi from UF. Lease avail
for summer and/or '07-'08 school year. $475/,
mo utils incl. Wireless internet. Call 321-795-
9010 4-19-5-4

Female roommate needed. Live in
Beautiful new house wlsec alrm, bus
stop, fast internet, cable. Quiet area, pool,
private bathroom. Avail April until Aug or
longer. $500/mo Joyce 352-395-7462, 941-
724-0961 4-25-7-4

ROOM FOR RENT
Lg Master Suite in new home; 15 min to VA,
Shands & UF. NS professional only. All util,
cable TV & wireless intemet incl. $495/mo
376-7632 4-19-5-4


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NEED FEMALE UF STUDENT ROOMMATE
Share 2BR/1BA spacious home near down-
town. Fireplace. $415 + util. Non-smoker,
responsible, quiet. Available August 1. 352-
215-6293 4-25-9-4

Female Roommates Needed to share
3/2 Fum House. $395/mo INCLUDES ALL
UTILITIES, CABLE, INTERNET! 2 RmsAvail
Now thru July 2008 2 miles to UF Call 407-
721-8627 4-25-9-4

Quiet responsible females wanted to share
fully furnished 4BR house, non-smoker,
no pets, 1 mi from UF near NW 34th &
University. $400/mo + util. W/D, cable &
wireless HS internet. Call 352-563-0441
4-25-8-4

Share 3BR/2BA Mobile home off SW
Willliston Rd. $400/mo + 1/2 elec. Call 352-
318-8245 4-25-8-4

Roommate wanted. Mill Pond Townhome.
Quiet area. Assigned Parking. Private bed
& bath Close to UF and SFCC and on bus
route. $550/mo incl highspeed intemet and
electric. Call 561-789-2822 or 561-870-7220
4-25-9-4

Grad/Prof student to share 2BR/2BA
townhouse for Summer +/- Fall. Large BR,
huge living space, pool, fireplace. Cable TV,
wireless, W/D, utilities incl. Must be neat &
responsible $450/mo. 352-376-9756 4-
25-8-4

2 Rooms available in 3BR/2BA house in
SW neighborhood. 3 miles west of 1-75. NS,
clean, responsible, grad/uppperclassman.
No pets. W/D, hispd internet & cable. $450/ +
utils. 514-8580 4-25-8-4

2 Roommates Needed: huge, fully furnished
home. Huge master BR avail w/pvt BA $475/
mo. Addl BR avail w/own bath $400/mo. 42"
plasma, Cox cable & hs net + wireless, DW,
W/D, all new ss apple, granite. Come see how
nice this house is! 813-244-8472 4-25-7-4

Roommate wanted to share 2/2 apt at Rocky
Pt. Private bath plus pool, dishwasher, wash/
dry in unit. Only $390/mo plus half utilities.
Call me @ 352-256-1949 4-25-7-4

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 4-23-7-4

Sublease available for woman at Ivy House.
Furnished room, W/D, $345/mo + sec de-
posit, incl utils, cable, internet. Close to bus
routes. Walk to UF. Call 954-721-4716, 303-
815-2490 5-24-11-4


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

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







Newly renovated 1 & 2 BR units starting
at $99,900 (as-is at $86,900). Steps from
Shands, VA, Dental School, New Cancer
Center & more! Visit mmparrish.com/
serv construction15.cfm or Call Coldwell
Banker, MM Parrish, Realtor 352.372.5375.
4-25-55-5


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A peaceful, sophisticated lifestyle. 1, 2 & 3
BR luxury townhomes in pool community
with many amenities. Priced from $159,700.
Great upgrades and bonuses available.
Call Coldwell Banker, MM Parrish, Realtor
352.377.4977 or visit MagnoliaPlaceTownd
ominiums.com. 4-25-55-5




M. M. PARRISH
REALTORS
mmparrish.conl
Visit mmparrish.com
To see how we can help you.
4-25-55-5

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

1BR 3 blocks to UF & Shands. Newly 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 5-31-84-5

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



S.UON5GATE


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




cksom S aYe

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 Gatorsl 4-19-60-5

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





THE PALMS
C 0) N 1) 0, h I N I 1W M S
New 2BR/2BA condos. Prices starting
in the $260,000's. Guaranteed Parking.
Completion Spring 2008. Reserve
Yours Today! Call Coldwell Banker, MM
Parrish Realtor 352.372.5375. Great
Financing Opportunities Available. Visit
www.mmparrish.com for information on other
available properties! 4-25-55-5

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 OWNER/AGENT 352-262-7462
4-25-34-5


) aII Real Estate


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 I-
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

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

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







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.
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

****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-
25-19-5

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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
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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

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







22, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, APRIL 17,2007


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
carpetin?. $144,900. Contact Mike at 727-
919-1599 for details. 4-25-14-5

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

CONDOe/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



BIRANIWINE
Cowtwov-nitAun

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

2BR/1.5BA townhouse 900 sq ft 2 miles from
campus, new carpet, paint, floors, crown-
molding in 2005. Fenced backyard. W/D.
$124,500 OBO. 352-336-3553 4-23-10-5

Would you like to Live Near UF?
Stop Renting, Buy Now!
Get your Free List of Condos Today, 24/7
www.CondosNearUF.com
Campus Realty 336-3900 5-31-17-5

Live Close To Campus
Stop Wasting Your Money on Rent Buy Now
Free List of Homes Near UF 24/7
www.HomesNearUF.com
Campus Realty 336-3900 5-31-17-5

Close te UF & Shands
Spacious 1600 SF 3/2 home in quiet
SW Neighborhood. 1120 SW 19th Place
$229,900. Call Jeff 352-262-9119
Campus Realty 336-3900 4-17-5-5
Live at Countryside 4BR/4BA condo for sale.
Clean & tiled living area. Priced at $176,900.
Call Ceasar with ERATrend Realty 870-8459
4-25-11-5

Condos for sale. Fully renovated. 1, 2, 3
BR Condos. 5 minutes from UF campus
and Shands Hospital. Starting at $121,900.
Open Monday-Friday 9-6, Saturday 10-6,
Sunday 12-5
Windmeadows Apartments
352-376-3320
4-25-10-5

Huge 2001 Condo 2BR/2BA w/loft
1588 s(f. W/D, new apple & carpet, tiled
kitchen. Energy Star home. RTS bus rte. 2
mi to UF. $216,500 Joshua Estes 278-3332
5-31-14-5
CONDO FOR SALE IN BRANDYWINE
2BR/2BA $115,000. 1226 sq ft. For Sale by
Owner. Excellent condition. New tile & wood
floors. Call 352-562-4091 4-25-8-5

THINKING ABOUT BUYING A HOUSE OR
CONDO? Consult a real estate professional
and benefit from years of experience at no
cost to you. Call Ricardo Kokkas/Campus
Realty 352-318-3384 4-25-7-5


lf 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-
377-98464-25-72-6


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. $17Q 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

OBeds OFull mattress & boxspring sets $49
Queen sets $89 *Single 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 furniture at reasonable prices.
Morrells Furniture Outlet,
140 NW 6th St. 352-378-3400
Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfumiture.com
4-25-72-6

*Color TV 19" $40 e window AC 7500 BTU
$60 0 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
4-18-18-6


SComputers


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


'0TA4 AOMEnputEr GEE1

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

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






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4-25-72-7

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

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

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

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

Compaq Presario AMD 64 processor 3500+.
250 GHD, 1G Ram, CD & DVD burners. 256
MB Radion X700 Provideo card. MX laser
wireless mouse. Viewsonic 19" Ultrabright
A90 F+ monitor. Sealed Maxtor Ultraseries
250 GHD. All for $400 firm. 352-256-1266
4-23-5-7


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All phones are FREE
4-25-15-8



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

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


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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 $6,600- Must
sell $3,750 OBO 727-560-6081 4-25-68-10


*II Bicycles

Men's Schwinn Sprint Road Bike
14 speed Schimano gears, aluminum frame,
alloy wheels $250 OBO. Call Gabe 305-494-
1094 or glopezbernal@gmail.com 4-25-7-9



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


*3I For Sale

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

GatorHoops.com FOR SALE!
This domain name is available for purchase.
All offers will be considered. Make your offer
at www.GatorHoops.com & click on "This
domain may be for sale by the owner" link.
4-25-12-10

OWN AN ONLINE STORE: Absolutely
FREE!! SFI affiliates supplies the website,
you collect commission checks. Sign on to-
day! www.moreinfo247.com/9593313/FREE
4-20-5-10


Motorcycles, Mopeds)

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

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


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

***GatorMoto***
We have moved to a temp. location as we
await the completion of our new state of the
art facility. We still have new scooters start-
ing at $1199.1 yr Warranties. We also service
ALL brands of scooters. Pickup Available.
Low Labor Rates. Free estimates. 376-6275
4-25-72-11

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

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

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

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


**SHINKO SPORT BIKE TIRES**
190/50/ZR17 $115.95-180/55/ZR17 $112.95
120/70/ZR17 now $82.95 (in stock + more)
Michelin/DunloplBridgestone/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 4-
25-26-11

Red 04 SUZUKI GSX 600F
8000 mi. $4500 352-494-9577.
Blue 05 Kawasaki Ninja 500R
2990 mi $3500 352-871-2334.
Both in excellent condition. 4-25-11-11


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


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CARS -CARS Buy*Sell*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


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


$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS! M Help Wanted
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622 This newspaper assumes no responsibil-
4-25-71-12 it' fnr inln, -, In p i .,i _- t.. -,,


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 FREE FREE* FREE***
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
CALL DON 215-7987 4-25-72-12


GATORMAX
pyrighted Material Used Cars Sale & trade
"Copyrighted Material S^"^.
www.gatormax.net
See our inventory!
Syndicated Content eeour inventory!
P ,, CARS FROM $291M
Available from Commercial News Providers" Hondas Chevys Jeeps a
$0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5%
For listings call 800-366-9813
4-25-72-12

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

2000 Honda Civic EX
4 Door, Excellent Condition. LOADED. Gold.
$6500 OBO. Call 352-317-1881 4-25-10-12


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

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

UF GRAD PAYS MORE
S 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. 72-7-560-6081
S 4-25-68-13


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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

Sthe 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.
Sthe 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: $250! learn @ your own
time & pace. All you need to be a CNA
& pass the state exam is on VCR tape.
I have a 95% PASS RATE! check it out:
www.lapcnatraining.com or 800-566-4913
4-25-72-14
Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start
work today! No sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedule! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now! 4-
25-72-14
Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and IT needed for various positions.
Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/
employment 4-25-72-14
$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 4-
25-72-14


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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


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

SECRET SHOPPERS
Needed for evaluations f
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 traigng
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com/jobs
Or at any of the 6 locations. 4-25-72-14

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

GREAT PAY FOR THOSE WHO STAY! Park
Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (fullday availability)
& line workers (AM 8:30-1 & PM 12-6 shifts
avail) 15-40hrs-your choice. Great work envi-
ronment. Apply in person. 7404 NW4th Blvd.
Across from Home Depot. No calls please
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 Eam an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St
352-378-9204
4-25-72-14

0** SOCCER COACHESWOO
needed for GSA rec and camp yotth 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

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

Attn Smokers! Earn at least $7/hr Smokers
needed to participate in a study on decision-
making & smoking. If interested, come to
Rm 81 in the UF Psychology Bldg, call 392-
0601 x297, visit www.psych.ufl.edu/~locey/
smokers.mht for more info. 4-25-70-14

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

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


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SHelp Wanted


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

X Get Paid to Playl
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

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

Ladies Be Your Own Boss!!!
Moms Helping Moms Earn Residual
Income!!H 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-f2-32-14

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 ut. 4-25-32-14

GatorMoto. Looking for energetic college stu-
dents who want to make commission based
sales. Job openings avail now. Potential to
make up to $15K this spring/summer. Work
your own hours! 376-6275 for more info 4-
25-28-14

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

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 Juf6f 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


* Help Wanted 2 Help Wanted


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

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

Horse farm Alachua/High Springs area. 20
flexible hours. Must be able to use tractor,
bushhog and chainsaw, handle horses,
$7/hr. 386-462-9943 or 352-871-2524 leave
message. 4-25-20-14

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

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 manage-
ment staff. Contact the manager at the store
location, 309 NW13th 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
4-25-18-14

Fish lovers wanted. Exc sales oppty for one
who knows fish & likes to work w/people.
Training, flex hrs. Work in clean modern
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
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25-16-14

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Excel. Please send resumes to
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25-16-14

LAW FIRM CLERK
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YMCA Referees Needed Immediately
For Flag Football and Soccer
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Contact Jamie Beck
at the Norhtwood YMCA
352-374-9622 x 13. 4-25-16-14


FT/PT Office Writing Agents
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NANNY for young toddler during summer.
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4-19-10-14

STUDENT NEEDED TO ASSIST
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REAL ESTATE INVESTOR SEEKS
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FT Barista Trainee wanted near Oaks Mall.
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Seeking recent grads/current students in
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Toddler childcare needed starting in June,
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Reply bookersch@bellsouth.net or call
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Sales Jobs in NYC-Looking for sales reps
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OFFICE HELP PT
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4-20-8-14

PINCH-A-PENNY
7100 W. Univ Ave. Behind Home Depot. Full
& Part Time Sales Associates. Apply in per-
son 4-25-11-14

NOW HIRING LINE COOKS
Flexible hours, benefits. Apply anytime at
Ruby Tuesdays in Oaks Mall. 4-18-5-14


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until May 31. Opportunity for next school
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The Honey Baked Ham Co & Cafe is now
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Consultants wanted at the Center for
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A friendly and cheerful attitude is es-
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Tennis veterans revel in latest success

U WHITNEY BENIK HAS CLINCHED FOUR
GATORS VICTORIES THIS SEASON.

By PHIL KEGLER
Alligator Writer

Three best friends sat together laughing and jok-
ing. They had just clinched their second consecutive
Southeastern Conference regular season champion-
ship.
Senior Nina Suvak with juniors Diana Srebrovic
and Whitney Benik have helped lead the No. 3 UF
women's tennis team to another successful season.
Through years of being teammates, they've
formed bonds that extend well past their time on
the court.
--. All three won their singles matches Saturday
against South Carolina, and Suvak and Benik
clinched the doubles point.
Benik, who provided the clinching win, noted
that Srebrovic and Suvak had already finished off
their opponents and joked that she
didn't want to be the one holding the
trio back.
"Nina and D. got it done," Benik
Tennis said. "We're a little team here. We
wanted us three to win, so I stepped
it up."
UF coach Roland Thornqvist enjoys playing Benik
in the No. 6 slot.
He compares it to 2003, the last time UF won an
NCAA title, when Alexis Gordon played down at
No. 5.
Gordon would go on to play as high as No. 1 later
on in her UF career.
"She's going to win a lot of three-set matches,".
Thornqvist said. "The rest of -the team feels very con-
fident with a player like Whitney at No. 6. It helps
the rest of the lineup with taking off some pressure."
Benik is 15-4 this spring, including 9-1 in SEC
play.
She has clinched four Gators victories, tied with
freshman Anastasia Revzina for tops on the team.
She is 2-1 in three-set matches this season, with
wins coming against Georgia and South Carolina
Kim Klement/ Alligator and the loss coming at Kentucky against Whitney
UF junior Whitney Benik hits a return during a match against North Caro- Spencer.
lina on Jan. 28 at the Ring Tennis Complex. SEE TENNIS, PAGE 27

UF MEN'S TENNIS

Gators claim No. 3 seed for tourney


By PHIL KEGLER
Alligator Writer

The bar has been raised.
The UF men's tennis team came into
this season with lower expectations after
having a preseason ranking outside of the
top five for the first time in a few years.
Coach Andy Jackson said it's time
to up those expectations now, after the
No. 17 Gators (12-6, 7-4 Southeastern
Conference) finished tied for third in the



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SEC.
After the tie had
been broken, UF was
awarded the No. 3 seed
for this weekend's SEC
Tournament.
"We've been top 25
all year," Jackson said.
Jackson "(We've) won a lot of
close matches over
some teams that probably we didn't think
we would've beaten at the beginning of



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game in program history. The Gators
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the. year (including) Baylor, LSU (and)
Tennessee."
Jackson now hopes to host the NCAA
first and second rounds. The NCAA se-
lects 16 schools to hold home court.
"We have to have a good SEC
Tournament to (host)," Jackson said.
"That's what our goal is going into the
event."
Jackson feels his team needs two more

SEE MEN'S, PAGE 27



U alligatorSports columnist Louis Anasta-
sis is still taking votes for the hottest UF
male and female athletes. The contest
lasts until Friday at noon. E-mail your
selections to sports@alligator.org.


Receivers


will eclipse


QB Tebow
It's Tim Tebow's team, but he's
not the main attraction on UF's
offense.
When the Gators open against
Western Kentucky on Sept. 1, the
lead roles will be cast by wide re-
ceivers Andre Caldwell and Percy
Harvin.
They have set a goal to be the
best wide receiver tandem in col-
lege football.
They already are.
What has impressed me the most
from these two has been their work
ethic in spring practice.
It's evident
how hard
Harvin is
working when
you hear him
speak.
He's no lon-
Nick Zaccardi ger t lay
ger the flashy
Nick-el Coverage talker playing
nzaccardi@alligator.org up his game to
the media.
Instead,
he's matured and become a voice
for the team, to the detriment of any
reporters looking for a great quote.
Caldwell proved his worth last
year, coming back from a broken leg
suffered against Tennessee in 2005.
And after winning the national
title, Caldwell made the smart deci-
sion in returning for his final season
in Gainesville.
Caldwell cited the strong re-
ceiver class in this year's draft and
his chance to get a degree as reasons
for coi:ng back.
Now he's risen to the highest
level any athlete can attain.
He's making his teammates bet-
ter.
Louis Murphy moved in with
Caldwell and played his way into
the biggest story out of the Orange
and Blue game.
Murphy. caught eight passes for
129 yards and a score, but deferred
to Caldwell afterward, thanking the
receiver for helping him mature
from a player on a free ride to one
who is contributing to the team for
the first time in three years.
I have no doubt that Caldwell
SEE NICK-EL, PAGE 27


NHL Playoffs
Devils 2
Lightning 3
MLB
Marlins 3
Astros 4







TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 27


Thornqvist: Suvak 'pillar of stability' for Gators tennis


TENNIS, from page 26


Benik and Spencer only
played a super-set tiebreaker,
however, because the team
match had been clinched.
For her career, Benik is 6-3
in dual matches that go the
distance. She is 3-0 in the SEC
Tournament and led her other
three singles matches when play
had stopped.
"The confidence I have in
Whitney in those dutch situa-
tions 'is something that's been
developed over the course of
three years in her play and her
posture," Thomqvist said.
Currently ranked No. 18,
Srebrovic earned her third
consecutive straight-set vic-
tory Saturday, defeating Gira
Schofield 6-3, 6-4.
"I was really impressed by
the way she played against
South Carolina," Thornqvist
said. "Her game is starting to get
where she feels it should be and
where I feel it should be also."
Srebrovic has gone through
injuries earlier in the season and
has had inconsistent success,
shown by her 11-7 record this
spring.
Thomqvist has noticed im-
provement in Srebrovic's play
in the last few weeks and credits
a lot of that to her finally being
healthy.
"Diana took some hits and
had some losses she shouldn't
have (in the beginning of the
season)," he said. "Playing at
the No. 1 spot in this league,
with our schedule, you better
have your stuff under control
or you're going to get beat up.
In the last two weeks, she's been
steadily moving forward."
Srebrovic is 3-0 in SEC
Tournament matches, including
the clinching win in last year's
4-0 victory against Kentucky.
Srebrovic was named Most
Outstanding Performer of the
2006 SEC Tournament.
"I'm pretty confident with
my singles game," Srebrovic
said. "I'm physically in really
good shape so I feel like I can


MEN'S, from page 26


wins to clinch a hosting berth.
"(Winning) once more, we'd be big
time on the bubble," Jackson said. "We'd
have a chance. If we win twice more, we
would host."
The Gators lost a tough match 4-3
against Auburn on Sunday. The match
came down to a tiebreaker in the final
doubles match on court three where Billy
Mulligan and Jordan Dolberg were de-
feated 9-8 (5).
The Auburn match was resumed from
April 1, when the teams had completed
only three doubles matches. Jesse Levine
and Greg Ouellette had won on courts
one and two, respectively, and Dolberg
had lost at the No. 5 position.


stay out there all day if I need
to. I'm improving with every
match. That's the most impor-
tant thing."
Thornqvist realizes the im-
pact of Srebrovic's team leader-
ship as well.
"She can interact with the
younger players as well as the
older ones," Thomqvist said.
"(It's) a huge benefit for us ... to
have a player like that at the top
of the lineup so the younger kids
can look up to her."
Suvak, ranked No. 94, has
been a stable force for the Gators
all season, posting a 17-2 record
this spring.
This week, the SEC named
her Co-Women's Tennis Athlete
of the Week, along with Natalie
Frazier of Georgia.


She has 211 combined singles
and doubles victories, tying her
for ninth in school history.
Suvak and Benik clinched the
doubles point in both UF wins
last week.
"I'm pretty confident with
.,my singles game."
Diana Srebrovic
UFjunior

Suvak also won both her
singles matches in straight sets,
dropping only seven games
in the four sets. The senior is
5-2 in her three years of SEC
Tournament competition.
"She's been a pillar of stability
for this program for four years,"
Thornqvist said of Suvak's ac-


Jackson credits the better-than-ex-
pected season to the top three of Levine,
Ouellette and Nestor Briceno, along with
some upsets by Dolberg, Mulligan and
Dan Cash.
"The thing that has gotten us over the
hump is that boys that probably the op-
ponents didn't think had
0a chance to (defeat) them
have beaten them some-
times down at No. 4,5, and
Te s 6," Jackson said. "Those
Te nnis have been the surprises."
Jackson hopes a big
showing this weekend at the SEC
Tournament in Baton Rouge, La., might
lead to even more success in the NCAA
Tournament.
"It has been a fun year," Jackson said.
"It's not over yet. These guys would like
to do a little more now."


complishments.
When asked about the SEC
Tournament coming up this
week, the upperclassmen voiced
that they were ready to take on
all comers.
"I don't think anyone can
take us down," Benik said.
Added Suvak: "We got it.
We're strong. If we're healthy, I
don't think there's any team that
can match us right now."
All three realize they're play-
ing some of their last matches
together, as. Suvak's career ends
next month.
Benik, seated between the
other two, reflects on this and
says she's sad to see Suvak go.
Then she leans towards
Srebrovic, joking: "It's OK I
have my other best friend."


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Kim Klement/ Alligator
Diana Srebrovic hits a return during a tennis match against North Carolina on Jan. 28. The Gators
won 4-3.


Butler will be introduced
as the new coach
of the UF women's
basketball team today.
She replaces Carolyn
Peck, who was fired
on Feb. 12 after she
took the Gators to two
NCAA Tournament
appearances in five
seasons, losing in the
first rounds both times.
Butler is a Gators alum
and at just 35 years
old has 12 years of
coaching experience.
She has been the coach
at UNC-Charlotte for the
past two years and was
the Atlantic 10's Coach
of the Year in her first
season.


NICK-EL, from page 26


can smoothly move into
Dallas Baker's vacated spot
as the team's downfield,
threat.
Likewise, I am confident
Harvin will become more of a
target in the passing attack.
But Caldwell and Harvin
will still be the major com-
ponents in Coach Urban
Meyer's running game.
That's what separates
them from the rest of the
NCAA pack at wideout.
The biggest names in the
college game, Michigan's
Mario Manningham, Texas'
Limas Sweed, LSU's Early
Doucet and California's
DeSean Jackson can't rival
either UF receiver.
None of those guys had
more than 70 touches on of-
fense last season and none
ran for more than 60 yards on
the year.
In his first year, Harvin
had 41 carries and 34 catches
despite missing a lot of time
with a pesky high-ankle
sprain.
Caldwell had 78 touches.
Those numbers will rise
this season.
Gone are Baker (60 catch-
es), DeShawn Wynn (143 car-
ries) and Jemalle Cornelius
(34 catches).
Don't expect Kestahn
Moore to pick up the slack
and get all of those carries or
Cornelius Ingram to receive,
all of those catches.
And with the inexpe-
rienced Tebow calling the
shots, expect him to use
Caldwell and Harvin to carry-
the offense.
And when they get the
ball, they'll have lots of run-
ning room with an experi-
enced offensive line coming
back.
It's up to Caldwell and
Harvin to carry the Gators
this year.


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