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the independent florida


Not officially associated with the University of Florida


VOLUME 100 ISSUE 139


Published by Campus Communications, Inc.0of Gainesville, Florida
We Inform. You Decide.


1


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2007


VT victims memorialized on Facebook


By ALEX TIEGEN
Alligator Staff Writer
atiegen@alligator.org

Virginia Tech student Emily
Hilscher could find the ray of light
in every dark patch, her high school
friend remembers.
Thomas Pendleton said she
always welcomed him to school


with a smile that stretched wider
than his.
When she was killed Monday
in the largest college shooting mas-
sacre in U.S. history, Pendleton, a
freshman at the Savannah College of
Art and Design, built her a shrine on
Facebook. The shrine, titled "Why
Emily Hilscher was cooler than me,"
soon grew to a temple of at least 448


members, many of whom had never
met Hilscher.
"It's probably
National the best thing I've
News done in five or six
years," Pendleton
said.
Less than a day after 33 people
were killed on the Virginia Tech
campus in Blacksburg, Va.,


Facebook's virtual playground be-
came a garden of digital meinorials
for the dead.-Friends, family and
well-wishers have started memorial
groups for the victims and points of
connection for the survivors.
Soon after the shootings,
Facebook users decorated their
profiles with black ribbons and
"VT" symbols bearing the stars and


stripes of the U.S. flag. The social
networking site was used by VT
students to communicate during the
shootings.
Later, students from around the
world used the site to send them
messages. Students posted lists
of the dead and created groups in

SEE FACEBOOK, PAGE 10


VT campus somber


after day of
By DREW HARWELL pus
S Alligator Staff Writer was
dharwell@alligator.org secUe

Tuesday aren't supposed to be city
like this for Brittney-Ann Cardillo, doze
a sophomore at Virginia Tech. cove:
She's supposed to wake up at outly
about 10 a.m., catch lunch with Servi
friends at the dining hall and go
to a small class on media institu-
tions. dis
She's not supposed to con- ot
stantly field questions from ot
reporters as she walks across the
Blacksburg, Va., campus. She's
not supposed to attend weepy
conferences alongside President
George Bush.
And she's definitely not sup- S
posed to have to wade in the hom
grieving wake of 32 peers who dow
were murdered on what started espe
as an average Monday. in th
But in the aftermath of the C
nation's biggest mass murder, duri
everything has changed for VT she
S students.
Cardillo said the peaceful cam-


tragedy

on which she spent her days
buzzing with reporters and
rity.
a day, the small campus and
police forces were joined by
ns of uniformed and under-
r state troopers, officers from
ing counties, and Secret
ice agents.
t was hard not to get
itracted and go in the
her room and turn on
the TV."
Brittney-Ann Cardillo
Virginia Tech sophomore

ome students drove to their
etowns. Others hunkered
n and supported their peers,
dally those who lost friends
e gunfire.
ardillo didn't get much sleep
ng the windy Monday night,
said. Her day was spent

SEE AFTERMATH, PAGE 10


UF students help disadvantaged Gainesville youths


By JESSICA PONN
Alligator Writer

Tony Jones has a mantra he likes to drill
into the psyche of his city's troubled youth:
Be a taxpayer, not a tax-taker.
"If you're not paying taxes, you're prob-
ably incarcerated," said Jones, the commu-
nity relations coordinator for the Gainesville
Police Department.
Keeping children out of jail is one of his


Amanda Butler
has returned to
Gainesville to try
and improve the UF
women's basket-
ball team. Butler
played for the
Gators from 1990-
94 and replaces
Carolyn Peck. See
story, pg. 22.


top priorities second only to keeping them
alive.
While Jones said GPD tries to reach out
to Gainesville's black youth, he emphasized
that the department could not succeed alone.
The UF community, he said, plays a vital
role.
"The streets will provide role models," he
said, "but they're not the type of role models
you'd want your kids to be associated with."
UF students, faculty and administrators


fill important voids in Gainesville's black
neighborhoods, he said.
For example, the Reichert House, a GPD-
sponsored facility that of-
Around fers after-school programs
GalineSllle for disadvantaged youth,
would struggle to function
without UF student volun-
teers, he said.
Due to budget constraints, the institution
is limited to about 100 elementary-age boys


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Donations were
given to the Alachua
County School
District.
See story, pg. 13.


who have been deemed "at risk" for criminal
behavior.
Nine out of every 10 students enrolled at
the school are black.
UF students tutor the pupils in basic math,
play basketball with them -after study time,
and perhaps most important of all, Jones
said they listen.
Chris Saunders, a UF English junior,

SEE YOUTH, PAGE 10


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WHAT'S HAPPENING
Vegfest
Plaza of the Americas,
11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m
The Animal Activists of
Alachua County serve free
vegan food from local and
national vendors.

Paint Your Orgasm
North Lawn, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Pride Student Union provides
T-shirts, gloves, paint and glit-
ter so students can express
what is orgasmic to them.

Boxes and Walls
Reitz Union Grand Ballroom,
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Students tour an interactive
museum about discrimina-
tion. Members of Student
Government's Multicultural
Affairs Cabinet will act as tour
guides.

Campus Speaker
Anderson Hall, Rm. 101,
7:30 p.m.
Activist Hector Perez-Pacheco
speaks about indigenous re-
vivalism in South America.

STUDENT ACTIVISM
Undie Dash to strike again
You can deny students a per-


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mit to hold a charity event, but
you can't deny their inalienable
right to run around in their
undies.
According to UF senior
Beau Bergeron, the creator of
the Great Underwear Dash 5
that almost got foiled Friday, a
makeup dash will happen full-
force tonight.
"This is the GreatUnderwear
Dash 5.5," Bergeron said. "It's
definitely happening, in its full
glory."
The biannual Great
Underwear Dash requires stu-
dents to strip and throw their
clothing in a pile that will be
donated to local charities.
The half-naked students
then go on a mile-long run in
their unmentionables.
This semester's dash was
canceled by UF's administra-
tion because Bergeron had
failed to file for a permit to hold
a charity event on campus.
After investigating how
to file for a permit, Bergeron
found he would have to first
form a club around the event,


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get an adviser, hold elections and
have a meeting.
He decided he might go
through the process for fall se-
mester, but he still plans on hold-
ing this semester's dash, permit
or not.
"The permit process takes
two weeks, and I couldn't let the
school. year end without this,"
he said.
Without a permit, the Undie
Dashers still won't be able to run
on campus, but Bergeron devised
a loophole.
"What we'll do is run down
University (Avenue) to 13th
(Street) and then turn right and
run to the administration build-
ing and pose on the steps for a
big group photo," he said.
The Great Underwear Dash
5.5 will take off from the Plaza of
the Americas at midnight.
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4, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2007


After attack, gun control views split


* GAINESVILLE RESI-
DENTS DISAGREE.

By BRITTANY DAVIS
Alligator Writer
bdavis@alligator.org

After police confirmed
Monday night the deaths of
31 Virginia Tech students and
two professors, members of the
Gainesville community began
to debate campus gun control
laws.
University Police
Department spokesman Jeff
Holcomb said UF's policy is
simple: Guns aren't allowed.
UF's policies for concealed
weapons are consistent with


Florida laws, which prohibit
weapons in schools, political
buildings or sporting events.
While many agree this
policy keeps gun-related deaths
to a minimum, others said the
VT murders could have been
prevented if a victim had car-
ried a concealed weapon.
Michael Baker, an instructor
at the Gainesville Target Range,
labeled universities like VT
"victim disarmament zones."
He said the concealed weap-
ons laws in Virginia are similar
to those in Florida moderate.
But he believes more lenient
laws could help save lives.
In January 2006, a Virginia-
House Bill that would have
allowed licensed students to


bring guns to school was -de-
feated.
"If one person, one person
had "been armed ... it would
have been ex-
Public tremely simple to
Safety stop this slaugh-
ter," Baker said.
Some UF stu-
dents support Baker's view-
point.
Anthropology senior Joey
Caltabellotta said those who
want to commit crimes will find
ways to get guns, leaving law-
abiding citizens defenseless.
"After a thorough back-
ground check and multiple lev-
els of clearing, people should
be able to have a concealed
weapons permit to be able to


protect themselves in situations
just like this," he said.
But journalism senior
Jamison Webb said stricter laws
would prevent people like the
VT gunman from buying them.
"I'm personally for tighter
regulations," he said.
However, the law has limi-
tations, Webb said. He said he
understands that people have
a right to bear arms, but pre-
venting crimes boils down to
individuals.
"We can make laws tighter,
we can make background
checks more extensive and
longer, but in the end it comes
-down to people watching out
for themselves and each other,"
he said.


VIRGINIA TECH


UF prof: Mass murderers often fit type


By KIM WILMATH
Alligator Contributing Writer

After all the facts of the Virginia
Tech massacre are revealed, after time
lines and visual recreations are paraded
through the news, after memorials are
held and personal stories are tearfully
told, one question will remain.
Why?
There may never be a clear answer,
but Ronald Akers, a UF criminology pro-
fessor who has dedicated his career to
studying social crime and deviance, said
other similar cases may provide clues.
He said people who commit these
types of crimes are not usually psychotic
or mentally ill.
People want to think such a person is
crazy because it's the only explanation
that makes sense, Akers said.
In most cases, he said, the attacker has
a predisposition to anger, and a trigger
makes that person snap.
"My prediction is that once we find


out more about this guy, we'll find out
that this is not out of character," he said.
"My prediction is that once we
find out more about this guy,
we'll find out that this is not out
of character."
Ronald Akers
UF criminology professor

Authorities identified the shooter
Monday as Cho Seung-Hui, a 23-year-
old English major from South Korea. He
was described by peers as a quiet misfit,
according to the Associated Press, and
was encouraged to get counseling be-
cause a teacher was disturbed by some
of his creative writing in English class.
News reports said he may have been
treated for depression, was becoming
increasingly violent and left a note in his
room that expressed anger toward "rich
kids" and "deceitful charlatans."


Akers said the type of person who
commits a violent crime is willing to
push people around, shout or get angry
to get attention.
Their motivation is to be noticed and
respected, or to get revenge, he said.
"It's a pattern of reward," he said.
They can make people do whatever they
want they can make people afraid.
Akers said Cho had probably "gone
off the deep end" before.
"This time he went deeper than ever,"
he hypothesized.
In general, the more educated the
person, the less likely he or she is to be
violent, which is why it's strange to see a
college student behave in that way, Akers
said. But depression may play a role.
Akers said student stresses, like ex-
ams, could have a dangerous effect on
someone who's unstable.
"Don't ever let yourself get isolated
with these stressers," he said.
The Associated Press contributed to this
report.


Candlelight


vigil to honor


VT victims

By ERIN EHRLICH
Alligator Writer

A candlelight vigil tonight will
honor those killed in Monday's Virginia
Tech shootings.
The vigil, which will begin at
8 p.m., will be held in the Reitz Union
Amphitheater.
Student Body President John Boyles
said several people
will speak, includ-
ing- Vice President
for Student Affairs
S.; Patricia Telles-Irvin.
S UF President
Bernie Machen willbe
out of town, but he is
Boyles sending a statement
to be read, Boyles said. The Campus
Ministry will support students who
need counseling, and the University
Gospel Choir will sing, he said.
"We hope to help students cope with
such an intense disaster," he said.
The program will include a non-
denominational prayer, according to a
press release.
Students, faculty and staff will be
able to sign sympathy cards that will be
sent to VT, Boyles said.
He said this is an opportunity for UF
to come together and express emotions
about the tragedy.
"We want to provide a safe place for
people that are scared and worried," he
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Sweet charity

I scream, you scream, we

all scream for a cause
ree Cone Day was Tuesday, and we have to say, the idea is
ingenius. Ben & Jerry's sponsored the delicious event.
Volunteer groups scooped the ice cream, and charities
across the country benefited from the donations. Our two lo-
cal shops' charity of choice this time was the Alachua County
School District.
It's inspiring when a large national company take a break
from making money to give back to thecommunity. The other
364 days of the year, those cones cost a pretty penny. But since
people are willing to shell out for delicious frozen treats, the
company is able to remain profitable while still being socially
responsible.
Corporate social responsibility is the idea that organizations,
especially corporations, should consider the interests of their
employees, customers, shareholders, communities and the en-
vironment in their operations.
That means companies shouldn't think just about their profit
line, but about the world around them what a novel idea!
Ben & Jerry' is a leader among socially responsible corpora-
tions and its Free Cone Day shows that.
Not only does the company give back to the community, it
is also a friend to the environment. The company produces 32
percent.fewer pounds of carbon dioxide per gallon of ice cream,
compared to 2002. Over the course of five years, that adds up to
about 22,400 tons of carbon emissions the company has offset.
So you can rest assured that the free Phish Food waffle cone
you scarfed down had a purpose and did some good. Even bet-
ter if you donated a few bucks.
That's just the cherry on the sundae.


Dead end


T h -th-th-that's
all, folks. We can
probably kiss the
"Academic Enhancement
Program" goodbye.
UF President Bernie
Machen's pet bill would
have allowed UF to charge
incoming undergraduates
$1,000 a year on top of tu-
ition. It was sponsored by
state Sen. Steve Oelrich, rep-
resenting Alachua County,
and it was shot down
by the Senate's Higher
Education Appropriations
Committee.
One of its reasons, as put
by Sen. Charlie Justice, was
the "piecemeal manner" in
which it approached tu-
ition reform. It wouldn't be
fair for UF to receive extra
funds while Florida's other
public universities are left


hanging.
Even though the state
House of Representatives'
companion bill is putting
up a fight, it is not likely
to make it to Gov. Charlie
Crist's desk because it
would have to go through
the same Senate committee
on the way.
If it wouldn't hear the
Senate version of the bill,
why would it listen to the
House's counterpart?
So, the program's future
might be shot to hell. It
sucks, because UF needs the
money -. desperately. But
this means it's the perfect
time to open up that other.
can of political worms:
the Florida Bright Futures
Scholarship Program. Tune
in tomorrow for our opin-
ion on that.


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We must not let t
W e live in a crazy world. Every day, we're bom-
barded with stories of violence and sorrow.
In some corners of the globe, people are
fighting meaningless wars. In other parts, people wither
away because they lack access to life's basic essentials.
Even here, in- a country we think of as relatively safe,
we've seen what twisted individuals can do.
It's difficult to look at all this and believe the world
isn't headed to hell in a handbasket. Sometimes we
have every reason to board up our houses, gather some
rations and spend the rest of our lives huddled in base-
ments, waiting for the next bomb to go off.
But we can't live in fear. Events like the Virginia Tech
shootings and other atrocities we witness have a way of
making our mortality seem all too obvious, and that's a
scary thing. It's disturbing when you realize how fragile
life is and how easily it can be taken away.
The common response to this is to try our best to
hide, or to seek protection from anyone willing to give
it. We take our fears to our brethren, leaders and reli-
gions with hope that something can protect us. Sadly,
this doesn't always work.
I've always thought disaster can bring out the best
and the worst in people. The problem is, while we
see the best first, we have to deal with the worst long
afterward. After the mourning is over, disaster invari-
ably leads to bickering and finger-pointing about what
should have been done to prevent it.
That kind of thing doesn't help anyone. It hurts us as
a whole and divides us. Think back to the days before
Sept. 11. Would you say we were a more unified or less
unified country then? I'd say more.
But suddenly, we have a disaster, and everyone is


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afraid. In our fear, we make rash
decisions, which ultimately lead
to bad results. And now we're
unsure about how to reel our-
selves back in.
We've just witnessed the larg-
Dan Burroughs est mass shooting in U.S. history.
letters@alligator.org Where do we go from here?
We know it won't be as simple
as honoring the dead and mov-
ing on. People will argue about violence and gun con-
trol. Some "expert" will say it wouldn't have happened
had we been doing this or that.
And we'll all be told for the billionth time we should
be afraid. After the Columbine shooting, we were told
to be afraid of the weird quiet kid. After Sept. 11, we
were told to fear the Arabs. After watching the daily
news, we have to be afraid of nearly everyone in our
community.
Human beings are not meant to live like that. Let's
confront this disaster, and the ones that will inevitably
follow, as reasonable people should. We can't change
what happened, but there's no reason to allow this to
tear apart our society, just as every other disaster has.
There is no reason for us to ponder how our biology
classes can turn deadly.
We shouldn't expect anthrax in the dining halls. And
you shouldn't suspect that the angry emo kid down
the hall from you is a gun-toting lunatic. Never again
should a disaster mean fear and confusion. Let it now
mean simply healing and repairing.
Daniel Burroughs is a journalism freshman. His column
appears on Wednesdays.


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Letters to he Editor
UF response gives hope to VT Tour not just about warming
As a UF graduate student who is from I went to the "Stop Global Warming
Virginia and attended college there, it is College Tour" on Monday night, which
wonderful to see the response of over- was attended by singer Sheryl Crow
whelming support from UF students, fac- and Laurie David, producer of "An
ulty and administration in regards to the Inconvenient Truth."
events in Blacksburg, Va. The message was clear: We must do
May all our thoughts and prayers con- what we can to help our environment and
tinue to go out to the Virginia Tech com- reverse the effects of global warming.
munity during this difficult time, and hope But there's more.
nothing like this happens ever again on any What I walked away with was that
college campus. We will always be Gators, global warming, and all human issues for
but now we are also Hokies. that matter, are not red issues. They're not
Ilan Kaufer blue issues.
3LW They cut across political, sexual, reli-
gious, racial, social and gender lines.
U U This is a green issue.
Get angry. Question authority.

Guest Column

Easy to ignore environmental
H ow many people do you know would walk into a Christopher Is it
pristine, undisturbed, unpolluted natural environ- Prudhomme person
ment and feel uncomfortable? Speaking Out has the
Nature, while it sometimes seems foreign, is a part of us in a person
way we can never understand, our beli
Its calming and relaxing and brings out a basic, indescrib- Every year, millions of peo]
able instinct in us all. the world to see their wondrot
It's the feeling you get when you reach that mountaintop But no one seems to care
and take in the endless view. Senate to allow chemical dum
Or when you stand at the bottom of a great waterfall and mining or oil drilling.
inhale the smell of ocean water sprayed into the air by an age- We all have relatives who
old process. and it's true. But no one make,
It's when you set foot on a deserted beach no cityscape, Not enough people openly
no litter. Just trees, sand, light blue water a tropical para- for that one time of year when
dise. mune with nature.
These are experiences we all crave deep inside. But as soon as the vacation
So, why do we don a facade of ignorance and seek to de- cern for our environment are b
stroy everything just described? All for a cheap buck. next year.
So we can make it home in time to watch a new episode of Local media outlets often
"Gray's Anatomy" or "American Idol." environmental atrocities.


Complain against wrongdoing. Is balloon gripe about religion?
Allow your feathers to be ruffled. I'm writing in response to Tuesday's letter to
Write to government officials. Protest the editor "Advertisementballoons could harm
injustice. Campaign for qualified candi- environment.
dates. I question the sincerity of the environ-
y is nt a V mentally conscious outrage decrying the
Apathy is not an option. Vote! y everygator.com balloons that covered campus
The decisions made today affect you Monday.
and will affect your children. Put those It seems more than a coincidence that the
decisions into action. writer became indignant only upon realizing
Demand change. Being a committed the balloons, rather than being purely celebra-
citizen is more than a right it's a respon- tory, actually had a message.
sibility. Would blue-and-orange pollution be any
Ask yourself: If not you, whom? If not less "hazardous" to the oh-so-abundant marine
now, when? life on campus if its only function was to re-
Katie Coats mind us UF has some good sports programs?
2LS Or is this just a case of one person's offense
to potential exposure to religion?


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really so much to ask each
to help protect our world? Or
political presumption that one
can't make a difference infected
efs?
ple flock to nature parks around
is sights.
when a bill comes before the
ping, mountaintop removal coal

say, '.It's not like it used to be,"
Sthe connection.
care about these things except
the family gets together to com-

's over, all the feelings and con-
ottled up and stuffed away until

don't even bother reporting on


Is an oil company that ignored reasonable safety measures
and as a result, had an oil spill just a byproduct of us living our
lives the way we enjoy?
Is it OK to dump chemicals into waterways to save money
on disposal costs, just so the companies can improve their an-
nual profit margins?
How long will we allow this national irresponsibility to-
ward the environment?
There's the argument that the environment can repair itself,
and that nature's ecosystem will recover.
But what if it can't? What if there is a limit to what it can
take?
Maybe these what-ifs are futile, but surely we can all find it
in ourselves to let that extra bit of profit go back to the environ-
ment instead of into our pockets.
In case the what-ifs are true, is it not worth it?
Confucius said, "To know what is right and not to do it is
the worst cowardice."
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Forum with Machen


By ERIN EHRLICH
Alligator Writer

At a public question-and-answer
forum this week, UF President Bernie
Machen will discuss any topics stu-
dents want to address.
The forum will be held 6:30 p.m.
Thursday in the Reitz Union Grand
Ballroom.
Student Body President John
Boyles said that this is the second
forum this school year and that he
hopes it will become a tradition.
"(Machen) loved getting to spend
that time with students," Boyles said
about the first forum, which held in
the fall and which focused on the
"Academic Enhancement Program."
The forum, he said, would serve


as the student body's direct time with
Machen. Students should seize the
opportunity to talk about negative,
or even positive, issues they face, he
said.
Boyles said Machen will likely
open the forum with a statement
about the Virginia Tech
On massacre and follow
CampUS with a discussion on
campus safety.
Machen also will probably dis-
cuss the UF College of Liberal Arts
and Sciences' $4 million deficit
and the progress of the "Academic
Enhancement Program," Boyles said.
"Hopefully, lots of people will
show up," he said. "This is a great
chance to hear from (Machen's)
mouth what's going on at UF."


HEALTH

Freshmen offered new class


By DEBORAH SWERDLOW
Alligator Contributing Writer

Sleep is the first thing to go.
Then green vegetables disappear, and
pizza starts replacing too many meals.
By the end of their first year in college,
many students are living unhealthy lives
because they've stopped making good deci-
sions about their well-being.
To help incoming freshmen avoid this fate,
the Dean of Students Office is collaborating
with GatorWell Health Promotion Services to
offer a new section of First-Year Florida an
introductory course for freshmen taught by a
UF faculty member and peer leader dur-
ing summer B.
The GatorWell Freshman Experience will
be similar to the general sections of First-Year
Florida. However, GatorWell's new section
will focus on health and general well-being.
"I've taught general sections of First-
Year Florida since 2003," said Tina Baker, a
GatorWell employee who will teach the new
course. "This is a cool way to make it more
specialized a little different. Some of the


same things will still be done but in a differ-
ent fashion."
Students who enroll in the course will
gain a sense of how to-nurture physical,
mental and spiritual health, and an under-
standing of how their wellness affects their
academics and relationships, said Shane
Wibeto, the assistant director of new student
programs for DSO.
"Being healthy is more than just
nutrition and going to the gym."
Tina Baker
GatorWelf employee

The curriculum will focus on the acronym
BELIEFS, which stands for body, emotions,
livelihood, intelligence, environment, friends
and family, and spirit.
"Being healthy is more than just nutrition
and going to the gym," Baker said. "That's
part of it, but there are a lot of other things.
All of those different things are a part of
health that don't necessarily get as much
thought put into them as other ones."


Human dominoes


promote Web site


By NICOLE SAFKER
Alligator Contributing Writer

For a brief moment Tuesday,
Turlington Plaza became a giant
game board, complete with its
own set of human dominoes.
About 100 orange-clad students
gathered around a table on the
plaza.
They discussed strategy, tied
sweatshirts and pillows around
their knees, and formed a spiraling
line women on one end, men on
the other.
Then, they toppled.
The first woman in line trig-
gered the domino effect with a
scream, allowing herself to fall
forward onto the person in front
of her.
- When the ripple reached the
end of the women's line, the last
remaining "domino" threw a soc-
cer ball to a waiting man, trigger-
ing the men's fall.
Less than a minute later, every-
one was on the ground, laughing
and clapping.
The event was part of a cam-


. paign led by Campus Crusade for
Christ to promote its new Web site,
everygator.com. Participants wore
matching orange T-shirts bearing
the site's address.
Freshman Russell McMullen,
the event's organizer, said he
hoped the demonstration would
stimulate curiosity about the new
site, which was established to help
answer students' questions about
Christianity.
"It hurt a little bit, but I
think everybody had a
good time."
Russell McMullen
Event organizer

The site will target two types of
people: those who have not heard
much about religion and are curi-
ous, and Christians with no church
affiliation, McMullen said.
He said the domino idea was
based on "flash mobs," large
groups of people who perform
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Members of UF Campus Crusade for Christ perform a human domino stunt Tuesday afternoon on the
Plaza of the Americas. The stunt was held to promote the group's new Web site, everygator.com
This event, though, was differ- Turlington Plaza, McMullen said. He opted to go without pad-
ent because it "had a purpose," "I told them to either tough it ding.
McMullen said. out or strap pillows to their knees, "It hurt a little bit," he said,
Participants had to devise ways and we'll all look stupid together," "but I think everybody had a good
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skateboard Tuesday along Stadium Road. Berisford said she wanted to
learn so she could skateboard to her classes. The two had been practicing
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S Drive for organ donors


Jeremiah Wilson / Alligator Staff
Students form the shape of a ribbon Tuesday afternoon on the North Lawn as a part of an event
organized by the UF organization Get Carded. The group gave out free T-shirts and pizza to students
who signed up to be organ donors.


By AMRA ZEJNELI
Alligator Contributing Writer

A crowd of UF students in
bright green T-shirts huddled in a
seemingly formless group Tuesday
on the North Lawn and raised their
smiling faces toward the sky.
But from the top of the Constans
Theatre it was clear the line of
students was formed in the shape
of a ribbon.
More than 50 people posed for
the "Living Green Ribbon" photo to
raise awareness for tissue and organ
donation. The event was organized
by the student group Get Carded.
The event, which featured free
T-shirts, pizza and prizes, cost be-
tween $750 to $1,000, Buckley said.
The money came from the Florida
Coalition on Donations.
.During the event, which took
place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., about 80
uniform donor cards were given out
and about 15 people signed up to
become tissue and organ donors.


According to the information
card given out, more than 27,000
lives were saved last year thanks to
organ donations. However, about
90,000 people in the United States
still wait for organ transplants.
Monica David, a public relations
senior and a Get Carded member
who participated in the event, said
the organization's main purpose is
to gain support for organ and tissue
donation and to educate students,
professors and UF faculty about its
benefits.
She said she encourages every-
one who signed the donor cards
to let their families know about
their decision so they know their
wishes.
David had a kidney transplant
in 2002, which was one of the rea-.
sons she became a member of the
organization, she said.
"An organ donation is a life-
saving gift," David said, "and it's
pretty much the ultimate gift you
could ever give to someone."







10, ALLIGATOR N WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2007


Online groups promote


prayer, support for VT

FACEBOOK, from page 1


which students could post messages to show they were safe.
At UF, students created groups like "Gators Praying for Those at
Virginia T&h," and "UF Supporting VT." They also replaced their
profile pictures with weeping Gators head symbols and the slogan,
"Today, we are all Hokies!"
UF sophomore Emily Hendel said Facebook should collect
donations of $1 for the victims instead of offering its usual $1 gifts.
She posted her idea on one of the larger groups, which had 9,390
members as of Tuesday night. Though her idea received support
from other students, it didn't come to fruition.
When UF freshman Julie Shaffer couldn't call her more than 40
VT friends on her cell phone, she used Facebook and, later, AOL
Instant Messenger to connect with them. Though she didn't know
any of the victims personally, the Virginia native had competed in
high school against Mary Read, one of the slain students.
"This is bigger than Virginia Tech," she said.

"I can't do anything for them here in Gainesville.
All I can do is pray for them and be there in spirit."
Julie Shaffer
UF freshman


Before the sun set Monday, thousands of students had joined
memorials for the slain students.
Ryan "Stack" Clark, a VT resident adviser, was killed while in-
vestigating the shooting at the West Ambler Johnston Hall, a dorm.
Clark was memorialized in at least five groups. One of the largest
had 658 members as of Tuesday night.
Chris McCollough, a Louisiana State graduate student and a for-
mer VT undergraduate, called Clark a "go-getter." McCollough said
he met Clark when both were officers in the university band, where
Clark earned his nickname. McCollough said he watched Clark
evolve from a student who didn't know who he was to a driven
double-major and a friend to many. When he heard of Clark's death
Monday afternoon, McCollough was devastated.
"It was like the world was missing something," he said.
McCollough said the outpouring of support from Facebook
users has been encouraging. He said observing his dead friend's
profile has allowed him to connect with people he wouldn't have
met otherwise.
The memorial walls also drew comments from well-wishers
nationwide. One group, titled "Pick a Hokie," called for Facebook
users to comfort individual survivors.
Another group called "A tribute to those who passed at the
Virginia Tech Shooting" had more than 12,600 posts and 181,700
members from across the United States as of Tuesday night.
Shaffer, the UP freshman, was one of about 2,400 UF students
who joined the group "Gators Praying for Those at Virginia Tech."
She said Facebook allowed her to lend support to victims she could
not physically console.
"I can't do anything for them here in Gainesville," she said. "All
I can do is pray for them and be there in spirit."


Distractions ease grief

AFTERMATH, from page 1


watching news reports on several TV stations and wondering if
her friends were OK.
At night, Cardillo and her roommate went to Blockbuster
Video to get their minds off the tragedy. The rental store was filled
to capacity with students seeking the same diversion, she said.
The girls rented four comedies, including "Caddyshack" and
"Heartbreakers," and spent the night watching
them. The tragic broadcasts, she said, were a con-
National stant temptation.
News "It was hard not to get distracted and go in the
other room and turn on the TV," Cardillo said.
Classes for the week were canceled, she said, leaving many stu-
dents free to attend a Tuesday convocation that included a speech
from President Bush.
Cardillo arrived at the Cassell Coliseum a 10,000-seat center
used for Hokies basketball games at 11:30 a.m. When the con-
ference began at 2 p.m., the coliseum was so full that many of the
university's 25,000 students had to watch it elsewhere.
"Everyone right now is just being really supportive of the uni-
versity," she said. "There's so much of a community feeling right
now."


Camp designed for children in gov't housing

YOUTH, from page 1


said he visits the Reichert House
whenever he can.
"I want to be there because
some of these kids remind me of
myself," he said. "I had to find
out on my own what it means to
be a man and what it means to be
black and what it means to be a
black man in America."
Jones said meeting people like
Saunders makes a world of differ-
ence to the Reichert students be-
cause the experience offers them
a chance to meet accomplished
black Americans.
John Alexander, a coordinator
at the Reichert House, said that
when children have mentors like
Saunders, it forces them to re-
evaluate their potential.
"When you grow up in the east
side of Gainesville and you think
of the University of Florida, you
think of a privileged Caucasian
kid," he said. "(Meeting UF stu-
dents) gives them something to
shoot for."
The Reichert House staff tries
to provide different ways for the
pupils to .express themselves.
Lately, music has been one of the
most popular outlets.
Hip-hop has a huge influence
on many of the students, Jones
said, so the staff tries to encourage
them to write lyrics of their own.
He helps them differentiate
between rappers with uplifting
messages and those who focus
solely on disrespecting women
and buying fancy cars.
Building confidence through
music resonates with Saunders,
who has released two hip-hop
albums of his own and said writ-
ing down his thoughts gets him
through tough times.
"I think everybody should
write because writing is the best
way that you can be honest with
yourself," he said. "Your life is on
paper, and you look at it and say,
'Damn, that's me."'
When not focusing on the
Reichert House, Jones said he
has been appealing to UF faculty
willing to guide impressionable
youth.
UF professor Stephanie Evans
worked with Jones last summer
planning a GPD summit for
juvenile felons on probation in
Alachua County.
The participants were split into
groups based on gender, and GPD
tried to teach them how to suc-
ceed without breaking the law.
Evans led the female group,
presenting a workshop Jones said
was exceptionally inspiring. -
She shook the children into
realizing their individual poten-
tial, leaving abnormally detached
group of young criminals capti-
vated, Jones said.
"And that's a tough group to
keep their attention," he said.
UF President Bernie Machen
has been impressive as well, Jones
said, having recently opened a
UF building in a primarily black
neighborhood.
"For someone to put a physi-


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cal site in East Gainesville, that
speaks volumes to his commit-
ment," Jones said.
The College of Nursing has
also pitched in, helping to facili-
tate an East Gainesville summer
camp called Forest Pines Summer
Quest.
The camp is designed for
elementary school children who
live in government housing
projects, said UF professor Joan
Castleman, who has worked at
the camp for four years.
She said between 25 and 35
children from ages 4 to 16 gather
to play games, learn about healthy
behaviors and
create art.
Sometimes,
she said, spe-
cial guests
show up like
last summer,
when three UF
Machen football players
stopped by to
spend time with the children.
"The athletes are very good as
far as giving the kids motivation,"
she said. "We have many wonder-
ful resources at the University of
Florida, and sometimes it's im-
portant for us to see ways that we
can connect and collaborate with
our partners in the community."
By reaching out to youth in
an innovative and relatable way
in large part with help from the


UF community GPD has suc-
ceeded in turning around many
troubled lives, Jones said.
Some former Reichert House
students have gone on to earn
master's degrees, join the military
and work in law enforcement,
Jones said.
"Reichert House is not as big
as the Gator Nation, but Reichert
House alumni are all over," he
said.
Considering their high odds
of being incarcerated simply as
a result of being black juveniles
in Gainesville, the students' ac-
complishments are impressive,
he said.
While blacks comprise 20
percent of Alachua County's
population, in 2006, 67 percent of
all crimes committed by juveniles
were committed by blacks, ac-
cording to statistics compiled by
the Office of the State Attorney.
The same study shows black
students are almost twice as likely
as their white counterparts to skip
school classes, and almost 90 per-
cent of crimes involving firearms
were committed by blacks.
In 2006, 159 students passed
through the Reichert House sys-
tem, and 81 percent of them did
not enter the criminal justice sys-
tem that year, Jones said.
All of the seven high school
seniors in last year's program
graduated, he added.






WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 11


Gainesville's connections to VT bring tragedy home

Student remembers two killing sprees VT alumnus receives sympathy


By CHAD SMITH
Alligator Staff Writer
csmith@alligator.org

They were two different
nightmares.
A Virginia Tech student killed
32 people and himself on the
school's campus Monday.
In 1990, Danny Rolling killed
five Gainesville college students
over five days and left the city
terrified until he was charged
with murder months later.
But Kirk Cameron, a VT com-
puter science professor who was
a UF student in 1990, said the
pain feels the same.
In a telephone interview
Tuesday, Cameron said he was
"lucky enough" to be at the other
end of VT's campus at the time
of the attack at Norris Hall, the


building where VT senior Cho
Seung-Hui killed 31 people and
himself.
Cameron said he received an
e-mail sent to faculty and stu-
dents after 9 a.m. about the first
shooting and knew the campus
was on lockdown. But, he said, he
thought at first it was
Special anoverreaction.
Report "We basically just
stayed in our offices
and worked because we had no
idea of the magnitude of what
was going on," he said.
At about 11:45 a.m., he left his
office to pick up his children from
preschool. When he got home, he
was stunned at what he saw on
TV: At least 20 students dead.
"You figure that there's no
way that they can have that num-
ber right," he said. "And that


number kept going up."
As he watched things unfold,
he thought about the Gainesville
murders, said Cameron, who
was a resident assistant in Beaty
Hall at the time.
Thomas Fox, a VT-forestry
professor, also has, UF ties. He
received his doctorate in soil sci-
ence from UF in 1989.
At about 8:30 a.m., he arrived
at his office in Cheatam Hall,
near West Ambler Johnston Hall
- the dorm where the first two
students were killed.
Though Cameron said it
would be hard to walk by Norris
Hall without thinking about
what happened, he said the com-
munity will move forward.
"Probably the only. comfort
is at least he won't hurt anyone
else," he said.


By ALEJANDRA CANCINO
Alligator Writer
acancino@alligator.org

As Alex Cadotte walked through
UF's campus Tuesday wearing his
washed-out Virginia Tech maroon
sweatshirt, students gave him encour-
aging looks and warm words.
The VT alumnus, who is now a UF
doctoral student, gazed down as he
spoke of his years in Blacksburg, Va.
He remembers the tall windows of
Norris Hall, the building where 30 VT
students were killed Monday. Two oth-
er students were killed at West Ambler
Johnston Hall, a dorm.
Cadotte is one of six students who
are part of a UF Facebook group called
"Virginia Tech Alumni Go Hokies!"
Though Cadotte, who is studying
biomedical engineering, has been at
UF for five years, his Hokie heart still


ached when a CNN reporter reported
31 VT students had been killed.
"I love UP as much as I love VT,"
he said.
"I love UF as much as I love
VT."
Alex Cadotte
UF student

Cadotte said he remembers
Blacksburg, a town of about 41,000
people, as a place'where he could leave
his door open.
"You wouldn't expect this type of
murder in a place like that," he said.
In comparison, Gainesville has a
population of about 95,400.
Cadotte said he appreciated the
warm messages from UF students.
"It will take a little while," he said;'


Asian-American students fear stereotypes after shooting


* THE VT SHOOTER WAS
FROM SOUTH KOREA.

By ALEX TIEGEN
Alligator Staff Writer
atiegen@alligator.org

After 33 people were killed in a
shooting rampage at Virginia Tech
on Monday, we were all Hokies.


But now that the initial shock
of the shooting has begun to
pass, and the suspected shooter


Affairs Cabinet,
said warning
bells sounded in


was identified as Asian, some his head when
Asian-American and international news broadcasts
students at UF fear anger might aired pictures
be redirected toward their com- of suspected
munities. Ngin shooter Cho
Huy Huynh, the director of the Seung-Hui, a
Student Government Multicultural South Korean student who has


lived in the United States for the
past 15 years.
He feared Asians and Asian
Americans might be stereotyped
by students as violent or unstable,
much as some Middle Eastern stu-
dents were after Sept. 11.
"I was like, 'Oh, this is going to


the UF Asian American Student
Union, said it is important to re-
member that Hui's attacks were
motivated personally, not racially.
"I think that the biggest thing to
realize is that this is an individual
not representative of the Asian-
American community," he said.


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Dennis Ngin, the president of to this report.


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Behind the Glass
Sarah Hinds has two passions: her family and her glass. The 30-year-old artist shapes glass with
her companion, Sky Campbell, in Gainesville. She also teaches glassmaking. During the summer,
Hinds sells her work at festivals and art shows. In the off-season, she shapes glass, teaches an
elementary school art class and takes care of her family.
PHOTOS AND TEXT BY JEREMIAH WILSON


Kindergartners watch in awe as Hinds shows them how to paint
many shades of purple at Expressions Learning Arts Academy,
where she teaches classes.


Late nights follow long days for Hinds as she and Campbell work together in their homemade workshop
blowing bowls and other creations in anticipation of the upcoming art season.


The pair's workshop is large and open to the elements. It houses a
couple of kilns, including one they built themselves, as well as all
their glassworking equipment.


Using a pair of metal tongs, Hinds (above) wid-
ens the opening to a glass vessel.






Dinnertime is family time for Hinds (right) as
she holds her son Lotus, 4, and shares a laugh
with others.


A frustrated Liam Bobbitt waits his turn during class as his class-
mate, Jupiter Jones, dictates a poem to Hinds, their teacher.






WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2007 0 ALLIGATOR, 13


Students flock to store


for free ice cream cones


By LYDIA FERNANDEZ
Alligator Contributing Writer

People waited in line once, twice and,
for some, even three times Tuesday, when
Ben & Jerry's handed out scoops of ice
cream as part of their*annual Free Cone
Day.
The West Unieersitv Avenue shop
teamed up with Domino'% Pizza and
Adam's Ribs Co. to raise money for
the Alachua County Public Schools
Foundation Inc., said Mary Chance, the
foundation's executive director.
Guests could choose from nine ice
cream flavors, including Ben & Jerry's sig-
nature band-inspired selections like Phish
Food and Cherry Garcia.
The most popular choice was
Cinnamon Buns, said Pete Zimek, the
owner of the University Avenue Ben &
Jerry's.
Although the ice cream was free, cus-
tomers could donate $1 for toppings or $2
to double the size of their portions and get
a waffle cone. Tips were also given to the
foundation, Zimek added.
"Today is all about the kids," he said.
The store's 10-hour event raised an
estimated $5,000, Zimek said.
That's about $1,000 more than last
year's event, Chance said.
An estimated 8,000 people were served,
Zimek said.


"The line has been around the building
all day," he said. "This is the longest it's
ever been."
However, the wait was worth it, said
UF freshman Jessica Melara.
"I thought it was a great deal," she
said, holding her Sweet Cream & Cookies
ice cream cone. "It's a good way to fund-
raise. They should do it more than once a
year."
UF sophomore Katy Harris waited in
line twice.
"It's free ice cream!"
Around she offered by way of
arinesvgiIe explanation.
Harris said she went
to the event last year and
would go to the next Free Cone Day, too.
"It's pretty much awesome," said
Harris, who got scoops of chocolate chip
cookie, dough and Cherry Garcia ice
cream.
According to Ben & Jerry's spokesman
Sean Greenwood, the event started in 1979
as a way for founders Ben Cohen and Jerry
Greenfield to show appreciation for their
customers.
Since then, Free Cone Day has become
a global tradition, Greenwood said.
Zimek said his store has participated
in the event every year since its opening
in 2003.
"We thinkit's wonderfulthat Gainesville
came out to support the Alachua County


HEALTH

Study: A cup of joe or two may not be so bad after all


By RAYNA KARADBIL
Alligator Contributing Writer

When you're reaching for your
third cup of coffee in the middle of
an all-night study session for finals,
don't feel so guilty.
A recent study suggests moder-
ate amounts of either caffeinated
or decaffeinated coffee can actually
have health benefits.
Although antioxidants are
mostly thought to be found in fruits
and vegetables, coffee is actually
the No. 1 source of antioxidants in


Americans' diets.
Joe Vinson, a chemistry profes-
sor at the University of Scranton
in Pennsylvania, led a study that
analyzed the antioxidant content of
more than 100 different foods and
beverages.
This data was then compared to
the U.S. Department of Agriculture's
database on how much of each food
Americans actually consume. Coffee
soared to the No.1 ranking.
"Nothing else comes close,"
Vinson said.
Antioxidants are known to help


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"People don't really think
anything of it. People don't
see a negative association
with it."
Brian Fuehrlein
UF doctoral student

prevent certain types of cancer, and
protect against heart disease, type
two diabetes, Parkinson's disease
and even cavities.
The study found that the average
American adult consumes 1,299 mil-

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coffee alone.
Although dates had the highest
amount of antioxidants per serving
size, they aren't such a common
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average person.
Tea came in third in terms of
antioxidant content, followed by
bananas, dry beans and corn.
Although coffee provides the
body with helpful antioxidants, its
caffeine content may cancel out any




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Brian Fuehrlein, a doctoral stu-
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its availability, people are develop-
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University Park Studios: Walk to UF
Pet Friendly/Wood Floors/New Kitchens
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
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 15


U For Rent
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.lenoxcorner.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 Now/Fall 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

000* 1 BR APT, $515/mo*000
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 Website!
www.rentgainesville.com
Union Properties, Inc.
373-7578 4-25-32-2

Hawthorne Reserve off University Ave. New
1, 2, and 3 Bedroom Condos, Completely
Refurbished, Quiet Wooded Setting. Pool,
Clubhouse and Cardio Center. W/D in each
unit, Short Term OK. Close to Mall and Royal
Park. $750-$1200.
Garland Condos off NW 13th Street. End
unit Townhouse w/Alarm System, W/D
hookup and Pool onsite. 2BR 2.5Bath @
$1,000/mo.
Union Properties, Inc. 373-7578 4-25-
32-2

**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 4-25-30-2

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 4-25-30-2

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.
W/D, DW, Tile, 1000 sq ft, Pool.
Pets ok. $700/mo + security. 352-871-7460
4-20-20-2

WALK TO SHANDSNA/VET 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


II For Rent
unfurnished


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

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

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

CLOSEST t6 UF/Shands
Enjoy privacy & convenience
1BR Villa ONLY $529
Duckpond*POOL*Alarm avail
Leasing FALL Fast! 372-4835
8-15-51-2

*Affordable & Nice*
Gym*POOL*Alarm avail
1BR $539+FREE water
Phase 12BR ONLY $699
Phase II 2BR from $829
Great Location*SW 34 St
CALL TODAY! 376-0828
8-15-51-2

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

ONLY 1 MILE to UF!
Across from NEW Starbucks!
HUGE apts*Pool*Laundry
2br $699 3br $869
Open 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 orkids 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 Classic Apts or
Vintage Homes Starting @ $600/mo.
Come by & pick up one of our availability
lists @ 821 NW 13th Street or call 375-8256
4-25-22-2

Great Houses for rent
Close to UF fenced yard
Email: SBR@JacksonLLC.com
918 NW 39th Ave. 3/1 $800
1614 NW 21st Ave 4/2 $1000
3700 NW 21st PI 312 $1000
600 NW 54th Ter 3/2 $1150
4-25-21-2

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

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

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


For Rent
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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

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/1BA 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
4-25-15-2

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

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

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 cony to Shands/
UF. $800/mo Avail Aug 5th 352-246-5958
4-25-50-2


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

WALKTO 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 call Mackey
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, corner
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 NW 7th 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

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 HERE!!!
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

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


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U For Rent
unfurnished

1BR PATIO APT
In convenient NW area by Ward's
Supermarket. Clean, quiet, nice fenced yard,
ample storage, A/C, good parking. $425/mo
Available now. 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 ':

DUCKPOND Large 4BR/2.5BA, W/D, hard-
wood floors, fileplace, 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

****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 01 mile from
UF. 1800 sq ftesecluded quiet profession-
als or grads 0 no pets 0 avail Aug 0 $1400/
mo neg. 0 1607 NW 12th Rd 466-4171
5-17-11-2

WALK TO SCHOOL Quality 3 BR brick
home with Ig. yard easy walk from UF 1617
NW 7th PI. Quiet NW family neighborhood.
Wd floors, fireplace, cent. heat & air, Ig. Fla.
Rm., wash./dryer, dishwasher, ADP security,
large trees, azaleas, sprinkler system, two
driveways, off street parking. $1,650/mo.
Call Tom at (352) 215-4990, or e-mail
billkirk@bellsouth.net. 4-25-6-2

UNIVERSITY TERRACE WEST
Less than 1 mile to UF. Close to Santa Fe.
Pool, private bath, common areas furnished.
Call Adam 727-439-3991 or 352-283-1198
4-25-6-2

LUXURIOUS, BEAUTIFUL, QUIET CONDO
2BR/2.5BA On three bus routes. Avail 5/7 for
year lease. Facing pool, close to everything,
W/D, new appliances. No pets. $950/mo 954-
242-4633 or email kvabraham@aol.com
4-25-6-2

3BR/1 BA BRIGHT SPACIOUS HOUSE
In quiet neighborhood near Newnans
Lake. $850/mo plus $825 security deposit.
Available in May 352-224-8184 4-25-6-2

LUXURY TOWNHOUSES AT GREENS
2/2.5 spacious unit in gated community.
Golf'& countryclub, W/D, alarm, garage. Pet
friendly. Rent starts @ $995/MO Call 352-
359-4438 4-25-6-2

DUCKPOND
Apt in Historic Duckpond. Large 2BR/1.5BA,
2 blocks from downtown. Amazing location.
W/D. Quiet. Avail May. 528 NW 4th Ave.
$65/mo. 379-4952 4-25-6-2



511 Subleases

jt-
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

QUIET 1 BR ON SW 20TH
Low rent. On the busline, easy walk/bike to
UF Sublease any May-July. Apt incl secu-
rity system. Call Christopher 859-630-9353
4-25-21-3








16, ALLIGATOR E WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2007


a Subleases


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. Fumished. 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
blks from stadium. May-Aug 1BR/1BA apt.
$529/mo. Eigher partially fum or unfurn. Pvt
& peaceful living. Call Linda 850-453-1291 or
lindagitimesolutions.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

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

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 4-25-16-3

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

LIVE DOWNTOWN
2BR/2BA summer sublease 1 bik 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. Furn, 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

SUMMER SUBLEASE
1BR/1. in 3BR/3BA, 1 male, 1 female
roommate. Oxford Manor. $300/mo + until.
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, internet & 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. Fum. May-Aug
Rent Negotiable. Call 352-262-7739 or 407-
361-1009 4-18-7-3

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

Summer Sublease @ Oxford Manor.
2BR/2BA, W/D, cable, bus routes 1, 12, 36.
Rent $800. No deposit, no further fees. Tel
352-32&-9197, kaliqs@gmail.com 4-25-11-3

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

SUMMER SUBLEASE
Live steps away from Campus!
Only *$350/mo + utilities (Avg. $45)*
305-98t-8942 Natalia 739 NW 20th St 4-
25-10-3


5 Subleases


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 julil986@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 seel 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

$200 OFF 1ST MONTH! FURNISHED APT.!
May-Aug (dates neg.) $335/mo 1/1 in 4/2,
shared util, cable inci, w/d in unit on 3 bus
rts, pool, gym. University Commons 1 mi
from UF. Contact Heather 713-992-0605
4-25-10-3

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,
internet, 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, internet,
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

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 1 BR/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

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 furn. On bus rt.
Master bed with private bath, $465/mo. Call
Eric 727-871-5758 and come see. 4-19-5-3


UI Subleases


Summer Sublease May-August Luxury 1/1
in 2/2 $399/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

STONERIDGE APTS
Across from Butler Plaza. 3BR $367/mo +
1/3 utils. May-Aug. Call Temple 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
EmailAnj2712@ufl.edu 4-20-5-3

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/cable/intemet. 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/1BA 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


S1 Subleases


LARGE 1BR @ THE POLOS. Anytime drom
June 1 thru Dec. We pay $300 fee. Pets ok.
Rent $680/mo. Balcony, bus route, fitness
ctr, pool, computer lab, tanning & more. Call
Ofelia 407-384-9537 Iv mssg 4-25-6-3

SUMMER LEASE. WINDSOR HALL
Furnished. Walk to campus. Avail May 1st.
$390/mo. Call 941-650-4998 or 941-915-
5603 4-25-6-3

LARGE, FURNISHED 1/1 W/BACKYARD
in quiet area <1 mi from campus. Pets ok.
On 20, 21 bus route. May-July 30. $549/mo
OBO. Call Merritt at 954-812-4260 4-24-5-3

$425/mo. Campus Club
Poolside w/private bath, everything included
386-405-0624 4-25-6-3

Female sublease: Royal Village. Walk to
UF. 1 in 3/2. Available May 5 to Aug 5.
$450/mo. $300 cash @ move-in! Pool, fur-
nished. 561-793-2925 or 561-252-9607 or
fastgerip@aol.com 4-25-6-3

STONERIDGE
1BR/1BA $300/MO. Close to Butler Plaza.
5/11 8/11. Furnished, offer bike
Frank319@ufl.edu 352-328-0166 4-24-5-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE 2BR/2BA The Polos,
Fully furnished, $438/MO, includes cable,
intemet, water, electricity, 3 pools, gym,
free tanning, washer + dryer inside apart-
ment. Call 954-804-2573 or 954-257-0757
4-25-6-3

LIVE 4 MONTHS FOR THE PRICE OF 2
I'll pay May and August rent.
Lexington Crossing room in a 3BR/3BA.
Call 305-903-9810 4-25-6-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE. ARBOR APTS
Furnished 1BR/1BA in a 2BR/2.5BA. $400/
MO. Everything included. On 3 bus routes.
Call Chase 561-427-3180 4-25-6-3

2BR/1 BA spacious condo, biking distance to
UF, pets OK, free cable TV & wifi intemet,
quiet SE historic dist. W/D facility, avail mid-
May $700/mo Call Tammy 321-474-2282
4-25-6-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE
1BRl1 BA Frederick Gardens. 580 sq ft. $489/
MO. Fully furnished. Utils & cable not incl.
Walk to campus. Call Jeff 305-926-7077
4-25-6-3

1/2 BLOCK TO CAMPUS
91236 SW 4th Ave. *Fully furnished
*1BR/1BA 0 Summer sublease *$550 all
inclusive *Pete 352-346-5642 4-25-6-3

Melrose Apartments
1BR/private bath. Common area. Nice ame-
nities. Will pay for Deposit $464/MO If inter-
ested call 904-307-3104 4-25-6-3

Fully fumished 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA in
Campus Club $350/MO. Avail May-August.
All utilities included. Close to UF. Male only
352-262-1574 4-25-6-3

Summers A, B, & C. 114 NW 20th Terr. $350/
MO +util.,2 min walk to class/bars, Fully
furnished, wood floors. Call 904-703-4969 or
hums123@ufl.edu 4-25-6-3

Summer Sublease at the Courtyards!!
2 minute walk to campus & townhouse living!
Avail from May 7 -August 13, 2007!
First month's rent only $300!
Contact Frantz at 305-479-4031 for details
4-25-6-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE
Campus Club $325/mo. All utils incl.. May
to Aug. Fully furnished. Call 305-773-9871
4-24-5-3

Melrose. Furnished 1/1 in a 2/2 all summer.
W/D, kitchen, cable, hi-speed. Everything
included. $450/mo. Will negotiate. Nikki 407-
314-3324 4-25-6-3


l Roommates

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


a Roommates

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

Master BR avail in huge home. 2 profs need
mature 3rd. Digital, wireless, W/D, yard serv,
2 bus rts, quiet area. SW G'ville. Avail Now-
July $300 + utils. davem@ufl.edu 4-25-484

FEMALE ROOMMATES WANTED for 4BR
fumished 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-
ternet, new carpet & ceiling fans, DW, W/D &
new oven. $380/mo all util incl. *ANOTHER
ROOM* $360/mo util incl 352-328-4995 4-
18-20-4

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

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. 954-557-4769/
baezwpa@bellsouth.net 4-25-17-4

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

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

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-
ternet incl. Male only. Near 43rd & Newberry.
256-7227. 4-25-14-4

A female roommate to rent 1BR w/pvt BAin 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 +
until. 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 4-24-10-4

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








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a l Roommates Roommates ] | Real Estate


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, hot 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. $5001mo 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 internet incl. $495/mo
376-7632 4-19-5-4

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 Furn 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 internet 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

Female roommate to share 2BR/2BA condo
w/grad student. Quiet neighborhood 1 MILE
FROM SHANDS! Tile, W/D, pool, gym, 5
buses. $470/mo. Call 239-253-1610 4-25-
6-4

Need Roommate male to share a 4/2 House
w/ three 23yr old guys 5 blks from UF., right
behind midtown. $425/mo. $600 Refundable
dep. Must be UF student & good at beerpong.
Move in today. 941-812-3720 5-24-10-4

Responsible roommate to share a 2BR apt at
Boardwalk w/ a male grad student from' May
1-Aug 7. Rent $383 +1/2 util., cable & wire-
less internet. A secuirty deposit of $150 is
required. Tel. 979-422-2222 4-25-6-4

Female Roommate needed for luxury
condo downtown Union Street Station above
Dragonfly.. Private bathroom, all appliances,
parking, bus ride to Uf. Non-smoker, no pets
$700/mo, all inc. Avail May 727-656-9079
4-25-6-4


S Real Estate

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_constructionl5.cfm or Call Coldwell
Banker, MM Parrish, Realtor 352.372.5375.
4-25-55-5







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




M. M. PARRISH
REALTORS
mmpa:rish.comn

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


LON5GATE


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







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

Need to buy or sell your home/condo? Call
Kate Wallis, Lifestyles Realtors, 352-359-
1112 or visit www.katewallis.com for more
info. UF Alum... Gooooo Gators! 4-19-60-5

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





THE PALMS
C 0 N D 0 M I N I U M S
New 2BR/2BA condos. Prices starting
in the $260,000's. Guaranteed Parking.
Completion Spring 2008. Reserve
Yours Today! Call 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 OWNERIAGENT
352-262-7462 4-25-34-5

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

Brand new 1440 sq ft
RESTAURANT SPACE for sale or lease 3
blocks from UF in beautiful Jackson Square
Condominiums. Call Eric Wild at 870-9453
for info 4-25-33-5

Brand new 1020 square ft
OFFICE SPACE for sale or lease 3 blocks
from UF in beautiful Jackson Square
Condominiums. Large private balcony. Call
870-9453 4-25-33-5

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


Sall Real Estate


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


The V ila 1 floors. Call 352-562-4091 4-25-8-5
a THINKING ABOUT BUYING A HOUSE OR
;. i H aile CONDO? Consult a real estate professional
S- --- and benefit from years of experience at no
c 0 'N I U ;" s cost'to you. Call Ricardo Kokkas/Campus
Want to get away from campus, Realty 352-318-3384 4-25-7-5
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 L. .\ i-i T I.11 L l '.
Coldwell Banker The Condo Store
4-25-19-5 BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION


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

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

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

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

CONDO: 1/1 CREEKSIDE VILLAS
Fireplace. Overlooking creek. Close to cam-
pus yet quiet and peaceful. New stainless
appliances in kitchen. Laundry room: W/D,
88,000. 871-3070 4-20-10-5



BRANDYWINE


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


CLOSE TO UF AND SHANDS
Starting in the mid $170's
2BR/2.5BA Townhomes
Gated Community on Bus Route
2508 SW 35th Place
OPEN HOUSE Th & F 2-5, Sat & Sun 1-4
Contact Birdie Murane, Venture Realty
of North Florida at 352-222-8888 oivisit
WWW.ALEXANDRACONDOS.COM
4-25-6-5


S Furnishings D


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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0 1 Real Estate

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

Live at Countryside 4BR/4BA condo for sale.
Clean & tiled living area. Priced at $176,900.
Call Ceasar with ERA Trend Realty 84,-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 appi & 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








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* l Furnishings


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

BED SETS CLOSEOUTS
Sealed in plastic Twin sets $89. Full sets
$129. Queen sets $149. King sets $189.352-
376-0953 or 352-378-6005 4-25-72-6

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

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

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

*Color TV 19" $40 window AC 7500 BTU
$60 nice sofa $75 0 queen bed $60 full
bed $50 Dining table w/4 chairs $750
Aiwa stereo w/CD $60 old magazines
Aero Digest 1945-53 over 50 $950335-5326
4-18-18-6


*l Computers


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


? A Iomsnputer e-eeh

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


a l Computers

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






352.219.2980 i,--,n
4-25-72-7

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

COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-wprking
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 PresarioAMD 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


8I Electronics

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



0 1 Bicycles


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

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

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


For Sale a


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

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

UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS
are underway...
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and
more. All individuals interested in bidding go
to: http://www.surplus.ufl.edulonlinel
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


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

CANON CAMERA LENSES
2 models: EF50mm f/1.811 & EF75-300mm
f/4-5.611. Both for $200. Call 352-682-3029
4-25-6-10


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

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

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

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

SCOOTER SERVICE
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW rates and
services oh 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 Morel!
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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Yamaha Zuma Scooter
02 Silver, excel cond,
Always garaged/covered. Cover included
9400 miles $1200 OBO Ryan 386-235-5430
4-24-5-11


* | Autos


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

CARS -CARS Buy0SellTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
4-25-72-12

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

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


Autos


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


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

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

Ak*HEADLINERS SAGGING?**
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


*2I Wanted

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

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


Wanted


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

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

On going volunteer needed: Blind lady needs
trans Sundays only to Mass @ Queen of
Peace Catholic Church or St. Augustine
Catholic Church. For more info. call 219-6948
I live in the Tower Rd. area 4-20-72-13

ASSISTANCE FOR BLIND LADY living in
the Tower Rd area. Need volunteer compan-
ions for EVENING WALKS and SATURDAY
MORNING TRIPS TO ANGEL GARDENS.
Prefer females. Please call 352-219-6948
4-20-72-13


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


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Sales and IT needed for various positions.
Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
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employment 4-25-72-14

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Needed for evaluations of
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Flexible Hours, Training Provided
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
4-25-72-14

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$12 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.67 $7.40/Hour INSIDERS
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looking for career oriented team mem-
bers. Now hiring Assistant Managers and
future GMs. $8.35-$9.40/hr for Managers
in training. GMs $40k+. Send resumes
to Freddie@gatordominos.com or call
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GREAT PAY FOR THOSE WHO STAY! Park
Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (fullday availability)
& line workers (AM 8:30-1 & PM 12-6 shifts
avail) 15-40hrs-your choice. Great work envi-
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Across from Home Depot. No calls please
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POLITICAL CALL CENTER
Phone reps needed ASAP for Political
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Sales & customer service exp.
EOE, DFWP
220 N. Main; 352-375-2152 X301 x301
www.teamparadigm.com
4-25-30-14
Attn Smokers! Earn at least $7/hr S~irkers
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 &
rrake it! UF FLORIDA REPDIALS seeks UF
students to raise funds. Earn up to $8.00/hr
with a FLEXIBLE schedule. Apply at 105
NW 16th St. 4th floor. Academic Classroom
Building 105 or call 392-7754 for more info
4-25-69-14
GATORSNEEDJOBS.COM
Paid survey takers needed in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Cllick on Surveys. 4-
25-66-14
400+ Counselor/Instructor Jobs!
3 Coed Summer Camps in PA.
Travel Paid. Top Salary.
Cool Nights & Warm Days!
1-800-488-4321 www.lohikan.com
4-25-55-14
Summer Jobs
$2100
OCo-Ed Camp
Seven Weeks
Room and Board Included
Get Paid to Play!
The Florida Elks Youth
Camp (FEYC) needs male
and Female summer camp
Counselors Ages 18 and up.
FEYC is an overnight camp
located off of Highway 450
in Umatilla, FL
The camp runs
June 4 July 22. Please
Contact Krys Ragland
at 800-523-1673 ext 251
or 352-669-9443 ext 251
4-25-61-14
Earn $2500 + monthly and more to type
simple ads online. www.DataAdEntry.com
4-25-60-14

*Dancers Needed*
For adult entertainment company. Make
$1000+/wk. Flex schedule 378-3312 4-25-
53-14
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!!! Set Your Own Hours and Days.
Need extra cash? We can help. Please
visit our website. www.athomeiam.com 4-
25-34-14
SUMMER JOBS
City of Gainesville Parks/Rec
Dept. is now hiring for seasonal
recreation and aquatics positions
Competitive pay in great work
environment! Apply online today
at www.cityofgainesville.jobs
(352) 334-5077
7-31-55-14
PIZZA HUT
Now hiring. Drivers. Part time & full time.
5004 NW 34th St. 373-7733. Apply in per-
son. 4-25-32-14
SHIFT MGMT
$7.25 $9.25. You are in charge. You make
the call. Food service or retail exp a must.
Fax resume 384-9911 or apply in person @
any Pizza Hut. 4-25-32-14


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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

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 r.unie 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 4-25-26-14

AU-PAIR wanted!
German family with 3 kids (8,5,3) + 1 dog
seeks a female, nonsmoking 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 NW 13th Street. 4-25-18-14

OFFICE ASSISTANT FT outside/inside
versatile, loves to read, enjoys words &
languagess. Excellent computer skills. 1
yr+ commitment. Resume to: 626 NE 1st
St. 32602 or PaulSRothstein@yahoo.com
4-25-18-14

Bright, enthusiastic, industrious workers
wanted for toy/gift store. FT/PT Must be
able to work weekends, breaks and holidays.
Stop by for an application @ 1510 NW 13th
St. 4-24-15-14

BIG LOU'S PIZZERIA
Now hiring pizza makers, cooks, servers
and delivery drivers. Earn top pay. Serious
workers only. 5 SE 2nd Ave. Downtown. 4-
25-16-14

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


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

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

FT/PT Office Writing Agents
Great Pay and Bonus Opportunities!
Local Office at NW 10th Ave and 6th St.
Call 321-406-1123 or 888-225-9656
Email QualityAssuredLLC@yahoo.com
4-25-15-14

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

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

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

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

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

LANDSCAPERS
for commercial properties needed. PT/FT.
VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE & CLEAN
BACKGROUND A MUST. Experience pre-
ferred. Call 352-222-1904 5-31-18-14

FT Barista Trainee wanted near Oaks Mall.
Passion for coffee a must. Great pay/tips.
Health ins. avail, after training period. Stable
work hist. reqd. Send recent work hist. to:
tendoug@atlantic.net 4-25-12-14

*SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
NETWORK ADMIN
*TECH SUPPORT
WORD PROCESSOR
*PROOFREADER
*SALES CONSULTANT
*LANDSCAPER
SHIPPING TECH
Send reume to hr@gleim.com
www.gleim.com 4-23-10-14

Seeking recent grads/current students in
Psy., Sp.Ed., or other related field to work
with autistic children and adults. $10.00/hr.
Please contact Mark at lister@behaviora
Isupports.com or 332-8588 for more info.
4-18-6-14

Sales Jobs in NYC-Looking for sales reps
.who are recent graduates to work with
other UF alumni. Guaranteed to make
$100k+ your first year doing inside sales in
the Empire State Building. Email resume to
bseither@mpgync.com 4-25-11-14

OFFICE HELP PT
15 hrs/wk, $6.75/hr. Flex around classes.
No exp but typoing, internet & general com-
puter knowledge necessary. Incicate 1) class
standing, & 2) why you need this job. Fax:
375-4591 or email siva1950@yahoo.com
4-20-8-14

PINCH-A-PENNY
7100 W. UnivAve. 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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WANTED
Energetic, serious, hardworking individual
to assist customers with high quality sport-
ing goods merchandise. We're looking for
the best. Full and part time opportunities.
No phone calls. Min. 1 year commitment.
Lloyd Clarke Sports. 1504 NW 13th St. 4-
25-10-14


SCHOOL: PE Teacher needed.
Apply: 8505 NW 39 Avenue
4-25-10-14







Is offering Scholarships or cash equivalents,
to hard working qualified students to attend
class and create study notes. For Summer
A, B, and C Classes. Also Hiring Office Staff
with editing experience at hourly rates start-
ing better than minimum wage. For more
information e-mail EinsteinsEmail@aol.com
4-25-10-14


SERVERS
Experienced & friendly. Apply in person be-
tween 2-5. NAPOLATANO'S 606 NW 75th
St. 4-20-7-14


MUSCLES WANTED
SMuscular models & bodybuilders needed for
websites. No exp. nec. Respond with photo
to info@floridamuscle.com. More info at
FloridaMuscle.com.
Easily & quickly make $300+
4-25-10-14


TGI Fridays
Now hiring ALL POSITIONS. Comp. pay, exc
benefits (tuition reimbursement, 401K, etc.).
Apply in person, Mon thru Thurs btwn 2-4
pm 3598 SW Archer Rd or anytime online
at Fridays.com. Summer Avail Required 4-
20-7-14


OFFICE / LEGAL ASSISTANTS
for busy law firm, full time and/or
part time, duties incl. answering
multi-line phone, filing, fielding
calls from new clients. Must be
responsible, timely and organized.
Email resume to FirmApply@bellsouth.net
4-25-10-14


PT Catering Delivery Drivers. Celebrations
Catering early morning and lunch shifts.
Energetic fun job loaded with opportunity and
variety. Apply at 904 N. Main St. 4-25-10-14


Part time job for after school care and train-
ing of life skills for autistic 19 year old. Fax
your resume or personal information to LMS
at 352-481-2777 4-25-10-14


GYRO PLUS
Now hiring shift manager, coods and ca-
shiers. Experience required. Goo dpay. 1011
W University Ave. 336-5323 4-19-5-14


Apartment Hunters
Looking for energetic, self-motivated people.
Nights + weekends a must. 352-336-9349
5-17-12-14


Tutor needed for smart, disorganized middle
school student. After school, 9 hrs a week
until May 31. Opportunity for next school
year too. $135wekly. Reliable transportation
required. Contact: confiance44@yahoo.com
4-19-5-14


The Honey Baked Ham Co & Cafe is now
hiring help for front sales. Approx 20-25 hrs
$7/hr starting pay. Apply in person 618 NW
60th St. (Behind McDonalds on Newberry
Rd) Call 331-1253 4-25-9-14

Country home/office needs reliable person
for odd jobs, yard work, errands. Part time.
Begin $8.50/hr. Call Sebastian 591-3000
4-25-8-14


Consultants wanted at the Center for
Instructional Technology and Training at
the University of Florida to assist in Faculty
lab. Applicants for this position must be
familiar with Windows and Microsoft Office
applications, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver.
A friendly and cheerful attitude is es-
sential for this customer service position.
Schedule is flexible. Pay starts at $7.50/hour.
Contact Jennifer Smith jksmith@ufl.edu,
online application at: http://www.citt.ufl.edu/
employment.php. 4-25-8-14


Now Hiring Customer Service Reps
Full and Part time positions available
flexible schedules, bonus plan, and benefits.
Please apply in person Gainesville Ford
3333 N Main St. Ask for Lynn
4-20-5-14


Come be a part of something big! Whale
Tales Sports Bar is looking for enthusiastic
people for its launch into the surrounding
area. Positions: models, servers, hostesses,
bartenders, cooks. Call 904-966-2220 4-
25-8-14



THE VILLAGE MARKET
Located in Haile Plantation Village Center.
Now hiring full and part time positions. Call
380-0111 for directions only. Apply within.
4-25-8-14

GREAT OPPORTUNITY for the right'person
to work with 21 year old autistic male, prefer
experience. 256-2002 or fax resume to 375-
4268 4-25-8-14

EXPERIENCED DENTAL
FRONT DESK
Fax resume to 375-4268 4-25-8-14

AMERICORPS MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Volunteers urgently needed to tutor reading
to K-3 Kids in Alachua schools. We train
you. Children see you as a hero! You feel
terrific!! Serve two or more hours per week.
Needed now through July 31. Choose
your school Choose your schedule. High
school service hrs count for Bright Futures.
Contact Kathie at 955-7455
4-25-8-14

Growing Real Estate Company looking for
web-design intern for website re-design. Fee
paid commensurate with experience. Fax re-
sume, Attn. Jenny at 352-505-0310 or email
to Jenny@cornellre.com 4-25-8-14


OFFICE MANAGER
Flexible hours. Good Microsoft Office skills
needed. Call 331-3557 4-20-5-14


THE RED ONION
NEIGHBORHOOD GRILL Now hiring exp
servers. Apply in person @ 3885 NW 24th
Blvd in the Uptown Village. No phone calls.
4-20-4-14


Established building contactor seeks PT
help from BUILDING CONSTRUCTION
STUDENT in estimating and field supervi-
sion. Call 352-538-5506 4-25-7-14

UF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER
Is seeking bright, enthusiastic employees
who enjoy working with animals
,for FT & PT positions.
email Brooke @ brooke00@ufl.edu
4-25-7-14

UF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER
Enthusiastic? Like Animals?
The Small Animal Hospital is
seeking PT & FT Receptionists
email Brooke @ brooke00@ufl.edu
4-25-7-14


PROJECT MANAGER TRAINEE
For blind manufacturer & installation compa-
ny. Construction exp helpful. 352-339-4600
5-24-11-14


GEOMETRY & CHEMISTRY TUTOR GROUNDS PERSON
For 10th grade Oak Hall girl. Call Richard P/T for light grounds maintenance and paint-
372-1011. 4-20-4-14 ing at private home. $10hr to start Flexible
hours 352-264-9608 4-18-1-14


FIREWORKS STAND OPERATORS
Needed: Male/female, no experience neces-
sary, excellent pay. June 20 July 5. Apply in
person 8820 US Hwy 301 S. Riverview, FL
813-677-1874 6-19-19-14


Medical Technologist Student
LifeSouth has opportunity for MT Student.
It is a full-time position. Admission to the
LifeSouth Medical Technologist Training
Program requires a baccalaureate degree
from an accredited college or university.
Minimum requirements for admission include:
Biological Science (16 semester hours) in-
cluding Microbiology, Immunology, Anatomy/
Physiology, and Genetics/Molecular Biology;
Chemistry (16 semester hours) including
Organic and/or Biochemistry; Mathematics
- including Statistics; and Computer and
Management courses. Duration of the
program is one year. Interested applicants
please submit resume to gamartinez@lifes
outh.org. EOE/DFWP. Background check
required. 4-25-7-14


SHOOTING STAR
Japanese Grill & Sushi Now hiring staff for
a new upscale restaurant opening April 19th.
Apply at 203 SW 2nd Ave or ShootingStarSu
shi@gmail.com or 352-665-8383 4-25-7-14

ZAXBY'S
Now hiring all cook shift @ 43rd Street.
Contact Mike at 352-376-8700. Archer Rd
is hiring for all positions. PT. Contact Kyle or
Boris @ 352-338-0555 4-25-6-14


WEBSITE MANAGER
for fun product line. Approx. 4 hours a week
in our office only. HTML, photoshop, video,
etc. $10-13/hr. erow.com Call 378-5025
4-25-6-14

TEXAS ROADHOUSE is now hiring all posi-
tions for Spring, Summer & beyond. Kitchen
position $10/hr w/exp. Serving positions pos-
sibly $300-$400/wk. Need to apply in person
3830 SWArcher Road. Mon- Wed 3-5pm
4-25-6-14


Campus Director Student Laundry Service
seeking UF student w/entrepreneurial spirit
to manage our UF branch for 07-08 year. Pay
is salary based + revenue sharing incentives.
Send resume to young.brian.j@gmail.com
4-25-6-14


Veterinary technician wanted.
Experience required. 386-454-1001 or fax
resume to 386-454-5044 4-25-5-14

Five Star Pizza Now Hiring Experienced
Nighttime Pizza Makers! Star at 7.50 with
raises based on merit. Fun atmosphere and
overtime available. Contact us at 375-5600
or in person at 210 SW 2nd Ave. 4-25-6-14


UF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER
Is seeking a switchboard operator to answer
calls for small & large animal hospitals
M-F 8-5 $10/hr
Contact Brooke @ brooke00@ufl.edu
4-25-6-14

Bright Stars Academy
Child Care/Pre-school looking for FT or PT
teacher. Please call for appointment or stop
and fill application. 352-377-0123
5240 NW 8th Ave. Gainesville, FL 32605
4-25-6-14

Lawn maintenance PT/FT.
Will pay good for the right person. Need valid
drivers license w/good driving record.
Experience necessary. $10-20/hr 377-5000
4-25-6-14

CASINO'S PASTAAND PIZZA
now hiring delivery drivers and managers.
Experience is a must. More experience-more
pay. Join our team of High-Rollers; we bet
you'll love us! 352-672-2808 4-25-6-14







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I .Help Wanted

Respected local company looking for honest
and punctual FLYER PEOPLE for UF- cam-
pus. Must be a UF student. Please call Mike
at 352-256-3338 4-25-6-14



TEEN MODELS NEEDED
Publisher of nationally distributed student
educational guides and posters is looking
for local males and females, including all mi-
norities, between the ages of 14 and 21 to be
paid photography models. Your photographs
could appear in our educational publications,
which are distributed to schools nationwide.
Need to be available immediately for cur-
rent projects. Parent or Guardian must ac-
company models 17 and under.

Log on to
www.studentaware.comlmodels.htm
for more information or call:

Robert Peck
332-9600
AWARE COMMUNICATIONS
305 SW 140th Terrace
Newberry, FL 32669
4-20-3-14



Exactech, Inc
Packaging Engineer Summer Internship

Seeking engineering student to assist in test
method validation for medical device pack-
age tests, and perform qualification testing
for shelf life. Junior or Senior preferred, any
engineering discipline is acceptable. Please
submit cover letter and resume to
human.resources@exac.com.
For more information on Exactech please
visit www.exac.com 4-20-3-14


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

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

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

Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services can get you certi-
fied under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos.
Day/eve/wkend avail. Next class 3/12/07.
Class sizes limited. 338-1193 for details.
4-25-72-15

PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
339-2199
4-25-72-15

TLC HORSEBOARD
All facilities & amenities: quality instruc-
tion. 15 min from UF. Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Center. 4-25-72-15

IMMIGRATION LAW
Marriage Visas Employment Visas -
Naturalization. Richard Ruth, Esq.
352-335-6748 www.ruthlaw.com 4-25-72-15


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* AWARDS & PERSONALIZED GIFTS *
Plaques Name Badges Cups Etc.
Best Selection In Town
www.signpower.com
SignMasters 335-7000
5-31-44-15
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Custom Posters 0 Exhibits Awards
Top Quality Fast Service Low Prices
www.signpower.com
SignMasters 335-7000
5-31-44-15

HORSEBOARDING 1st Class Facility.
Hunter ring wlrubber footing, crosscoun-
try course. Horses fed 3xlday. Prices are
$275-$400/mo. HunterlJumper lessons
avail. 20 min from UF. 359-4149 for info.
4-24-24-15

TutorGator.com
Search tutors for all UF and Santa Fe cours-
es! Exam reviews, problem solving sessions,
get the help you need! 4-20-20-15

HOUSESITTER
Professors! Administrators!
While you're away, I'll stay. Good rates,
responsible care, local references. Email:
secaturs@hotmail.com, cell: 505-660-3926
4-24-15-15


***RESUME SERVICE*
Resumes & cover letters that get results!!!
Phone 305-345-8608.
Email mjrodino@hotmail.com 4-25-11-15


SPANISH OR ENGLISH
Tutor expert at all levels. $10 per hr. 332-
1818. Please leave message. Absolutely no
cells. 4-20-5-15

T & J AT YOUR SERVICE!
Lawn wk, landscaping, handyman services &
minor repairs, hauling/moving, we're here to
help! Just give us a call, we do it all! 813-714-
4202 4-25-7-15





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Black Female
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Wanted for:
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with a Deadly Weapon
and Felony Petit Theft,
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Call (352) 372-STOP


SHealth Services 3


All Women's Health Center
ABORTION
Free Pregnancy Test
RU-486 Available
378-9191
www.abortiongainesville.com
4-25-72-16
UNPLANNED PREGNANCY? Confidential,
compassionate adoption advice. Expenses
paid if needed. Choose life! www.america
nkidzadoption.com FL lic. # 1105-002-000
_(727) 823-1537 or toll free (866) 525-3057
4-25-72-16

THE TRUE YOU!
Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks
Only $119!
Gain muscle while you lose fat
Groups forming now. 339-2199
4-25-72-16


ONLINE COUNSELING
Licensed, PhD. Additions,
Food Issues, Depression, Stress
$35/hour. http://www.Dr-ls-ln.com
4-25-72-16


ABORTION/ABORTION BY PILL (RU-486)
Student Discount.
Well Woman Care & Birth Control
Bread & Roses Women's Health Center
www.breadroses.com 352-372-1664
4-25-69-16
PERSONAL LABORATORY TESTING
Any test available. Local collection site.
Secure, confidentail results directly to
your PC. Highly discounted. No appoint-
ment necessary. www.medlabusa.com
4-25-19-16
FREE BIRTH CONTROL Samples. Online
ordering. Fast, Discreet Delivery. Top
Brands: Plan B, Alesse, Triphasil and MORE!
www.MyCycle.ch 4-25-10-16
There will be a meeting for
SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE
Those who have lost a loved one to suicide
Wed, April 18th from 6:30-9:30 pm at -
The Alachua County Crisis Center at
218 SE 24th Street, Gainesville, Florida.
Call 264-6789 if you have any questions
4-18-5-16
FREE DENTAL SCREENING
Contact Trey 352-214-3959 or Chris 352-
216-3618 to set up an appt. Candidates may
be eligible for free x-rays, cleaning and/or
fillings. 4-25-8-16

LIVING ASSISTANCE.
Meal preparation, light housekeeping, er-
rands & shopping, joyful companionship.
Affordable.hourly rates. 352-682-3029
4-25-6-16

ll Personals

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

FLASHBACKS HAS MOVED
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2007


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Butler returns to rebuild struggling Gators program


By BRIAN STEELE
Alligator Staff Writer
bsteele@alligator.org

Amanda Butler better bring her
hard hat.
She's walking headfirst into a
construction zone.
The new coach of the UF
women's basketball team was of-
ficially introduced on Tuesday, and
even UF athletics
director Jeremy
Foley realizes
this is a long-
Women's term rebuilding
Basketball process.
"What' s
most important
is where you are five years from
now," he said. "Do we think it'll
be different (from former coach
Carolyn Peck)? Yes. Why is it go-
ing to be different? Well see again
in five years to answer that ques-
tion. I think it has to be a long-term
process. There are no quick fixes in
this business."
To Butler who started for
the Gators all four years of her col-
legiate career from 1990-94 the
team's situation doesn't matter.
She officially has her dream job.
"There was no hesitation,"
Butler said on taking the job. "I'm


not even going to try to play it cool.
I knew when I came here if I was
offered the job, I would take it.
Being here and having this oppor-
tunity, it had nothing to do with
how much money I was going to
make. Typically, those call for a
delay between an offer and an ac-
ceptance. I didn't have any of those
struggles."
Butler was signed to a six-year
deal at $300,000 per year, Foley
said.
Butler will be joined by three
assistant coaches she brought
from Charlotte: Brenda Mock
Kirkpatrick, David Lowery and
Janna Magette, who will serve as
the Assistant to the Head Coach.
Also, Butler chose a familiar
face from her past in former
Arkansas coach Susie Gardner
for her final assistant. Gardner
resigned from the Razorbacks in
March after four seasons.
After Butler finished her role as
a graduate assistant at UF, she was
snatched up by Gardner, who was
then coaching at Austin Peay.
"We would break down both
courts during practices. I would
take the posts (players) and she
would take the guards, and I
SEE WOMEN'S, PAGE 23


Jeremiah Wilson / Alligator Staff
Amanda Butler, who was introduced as the new UF women's basketball coach Tuesday, discusses her vi-
sion for the future of the team. Butler was a starter at point guard for the Gators from 1990-94.


Faehn excited for reunion


By RACHEL ROBINS
Alligator Writer
rrobins@alligator.org

The NCAA Championships will double as a
reunion for UF coach Rhonda Faehn.
The Gators' No. 1 gymnastics team (21-0-1)
will travel to Salt Lake City, Utah, next week for
its final competition.
While in Utah, Faehn will be united with two
programs that shaped her gymnastics world.
On Monday, it was announced that UF will
compete in Session 1 along with Southeastern
Conference foes Georgia and Alabama, as well
as Oregon State, Nebraska and Oklahoma on
April 26.
The top three teams from that session will
advance to the Super Six on April 27.
The Gators advanced to NCAAs via their
win at the Northeast Regional Meet in Ann
Arbor, Mich.
Faehn is extra familiar with Nebraska, as she


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served as an assistant coach there for four years
before making the trip south.
"I love (Nebraska coach) Dan Kendig,"
Faehn said. "He's absolutely wonderful to
work for when I was at Nebraska. I think we are
a little bit closely tied in with Nebraska because
it is a closer removal from that program. I love
going to competitions where
I have a tremendous amount
of respect for the head coach-
es and their programs."
She said they have main-
tained a great relationship,
and he has been extremely
Faehn supportive of UF's season
with one exception.
"Dan is such a good guy," Faehn said. "He's
always very complimentary of any success
that we have here. (Except), he still gives me a
hard time for taking Adrian (Burde) away from

SEE GYMNASTICS, PAGE 23


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UF BASEBALL

Freshman goes home


By ALEX WEINTRAUB
Alligator Writer
aweintraub@alligator.org

For the Gators baseball team, to-
night's game against No. 3 Florida
State in Tallahassee is a chance tc
end a five-game losing skid and
take two of three from an in-state
rival.
But for freshman infielder Cole
Figueroa, it's a homecoming. The
Tallahassee native grew up rooting
for the Seminoles and will make his
first trip home since joining UF.
"It's going to be fun," he said.
"I'm going to have a lot of people
out there watching. It's going to be
fun being in that hometown atmo-
sphere again."
Dick Howser Stadium the
Seminoles' home stadium is a fa-
miliar site for the freshman. He has
been going to FSU baseball games
since he was in elementary school.
Both of his parents also attended
FSU. If Figueroa needs advice on


how to handle the homecoming, he
shouldn't look any further than his
own coach, Pat McMahon.
A couple of weeks ago, the
Gators and the Seminoles squared
off in McMahon's hometown of
Jacksonville in a game that drew
12,000 fans.
"He's such a quality young
man and we are really
proud to have him on the
team."
Pat McMahon
UF baseball coach

"In Cole's case, growing up
in Tallahassee and the ties that
he has there, it's a special game,"
McMahon said. "He's such a qual-
ity young man and we are really
proud to have him on the team."
Figueroa has been one of the few
SEE BASE, PAGE 23


I 1951: Haywood Sullivan becomes the first
Gators player to hit three triples in a game,
leading UF to a 7-6 victory against Georgia
Tech. The Gators went 8-4 the rest of the
season.


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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.


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Coach hopes to

win recruiting

battle in Florida


WOMEN'S, from page 22

Should never have to turn back to her,"
Gardner said. "I knew at that time she
was going to be a head coach someday,
and someday soon. The reason I had
success at Austin Peay and was given
the chance to go to Arkansas was be-
cause Amanda brought great players to
Austin Peay. She's a great recruiter."
The Gators better hope she can con-
tinue to recruit. UF lost three players
LaToya Bullard, Jessica Jackson and
LaKendra Phillips during winter
break last season
and Brooke Cornish
left the team the sea-
son before.
After going just
S 9-22 last season,
a quick fix for the
*. Gators is not prob-
Gd "er able, but there is
Gardner talent.
talent.
Marshae Dotson and Sha Brooks
have garnered All-Southeastern
Conference recognition during their
time in Gainesville, and Depree
Bowden made drastic improvements
last season.
With only three players on the re-
turning roster from the state of Florida,
the Gators know where improvement
is needed.
Butler said taking care of the Gators'
own backyard is the No. 1 priority in
recruiting. No matter who dons a UF
uniform, Butler takes pride in returning
to her roots.
"You can't help but think,
Ultimately, what would I like to be?'"
she said. "There's no other place for me
but here. This is it for me. This is exactly
where I want to be.
"I had a little bit of an idea of what it
was going to feel like standing up here.
That idea has just completely been shot.
It is nowhere dose to realistically what.
I feel right now. How deep my emo-
tions run for Florida are really hard to
describe."


GYMNASTICS, from page 22

Nebraska."
Burde served as an assistant coach at
Nebraska for five years before coming to


Gainesville this season.
In his first year, he won the National
Association of Collegiate Gymnastics
Coaches Southeast Region Assistant
Coach of the Year.
The second session will feature Denver,


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UF gymnastics coach Rhonda Faehn shares a laugh with senior Katie Rue during a
meet against Michigan State on March 16.


LSU, Michigan, Stanford, UCLA and host
Utah.
When the Gators aren't competing,
Faehn will be cheering for one school in
particular to advance: her alma mater,
UCLA.
She still keeps in contact with Bruins
coach Valorie Kondos Field.
Faehn competed for the Bruins from
1990-92 and then served as a student as-
sistant from 1992-94.
"I have a tremendous amount of re-
spect for (Field)," Faehn said. "I love Ms.
Val. It's always wonderful to be able to
see her and to compete alongside her. It
was hard for me to not see them advance
(to nationals) last year. I still feel a special
connection with Valorie and the UCLA
team."
Faehn said Field text messaged her
right away after the SEC ChampionShips,
congratulating the Gators on the victory
last month.
Field has made such an impact on
Faehn that she hopes to impart the same
wisdom on other gymnasts.
"I'm coaching in part because of her,"
Faehn said. "I want to help people like
Valorie helped me."
Even though she has allegiance to
other schools in the competition, Faehn
made it very clear where her true loyal-
ties stand.
"When it's on the competition floor, at
that time we are only focused on what our
job is and what's the best for us, and that's
of course advancing," Faehn said. "We all
know it as coaches because we are all very
professional.
"We all know that I might be hugging
you outside of here but when we get out
on the floor, it's business."


Gators, Seminoles collide to break tie in season's rivalry series


BASE, from page 22

players in the lineup that has
continued to hit well during the
team's slump.
He is batting .296 with seven
home runs and 36 RBI. The
Gators (20-19) will need every
bit of offense tonight for the
Seminoles (35-4).
-Not only is FSU ranked No.
3, but the team has yet to lose a
home contest this year as well.


"We have great respect for
that program," McMahon said.
"It's irery exciting to go play a
game in their ballpark, espe-
cially after the games here and
in Jacksonville."
UF dropped the first game to
the Seminoles 14-6 at McKethan
Stadium on Feb. 20.
FSU's 14 runs are tied for the
most the Gators have surren-
dered in a game this year.
The squad rebounded
and won the next game in


Jacksonville 16-7 on April 3.
A couple of Matt LaPorta
home runs and an Austin
Pride grand
slam proved to
be too much
for even the
Baseball Seinoles' po-
tent offense to
overcome.
FSU will seek revenge and
look to retain bragging rights
over the Gators tonight.
But Figueroa tries not to get


lost in the rivalry.
"We've got to get on the
winning track right now," he
said. "A big win over FSU
would get us going in the right
direction."
It would also give him clout
:over some friends and family
who preferred to see him stay
at home.
"I'm sure they would have
rather seen me in garnet and
gold," Figueroa said. "Bit they
understand."


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UF SOFTBALL

Nelson's strong season pushes her into ace role


By KARL HYPPOLITE
Alligator Writer
khyppolite@alligator.org


At this time last year, pitcher Stacey
Nelson was looking forward to a summer
of rest and relaxation.
Coach Tim Walton had other plans in
mind.
"whe was going to take the summer off
and go on vacation," Walton said. "But I
placed her on a summer team and said
your vacation is going to be to get better,
and she responded to it. She took a couple
weeks off instead of a couple months."
The results of Nelson's hard work were
immediate.


The sophomore opened the season at
the Kajikawa Classic with a 2-1 victory
against Oregon as she hurled a career-high
10 strikeouts.
"It's a matchup of their No. 1 and
our No. 1."
Tim Walton
UF softball coach

Nelson followed that by leading UF to a
3-1 win in an extra-innings thriller against
then-No. 1 Arizona.
Nelson's play following the Kajikawa
Classic led Walton to say that the Los
Alamitos, Calif., native was a new player


this season.
And she hasn't let up.
Nelson has supplanted senior Stacey
Stevens as the ace of the staff and the
Gators (34-18) look to her to lead them
in today's game against Central Florida
(32-18) at 6 p.m at the Florida Softball
Stadium.
"It's a matchup of their No. 1 and our
No. 1," Walton said. "It'll be a great pitch-
ing battle, and I'm excited about the in-
state rivalry."
Entering the season, Stevens appeared
to be the clear-cut leader of the staff, but
uneven play coupled with Nelson's often-
brilliant play changed that.
Nelson's ERA is just 1.08 this season,


improved from 2.11 in 2006.
She's already set career highs in strike-
outs (176) and innings pitched (195).
Ironically, those are the two of the three
career records Stevens broke earlier this
season.
While most hope that their records
stand the test of time, Stevens, a senior, is
ready to pass the torch for the good of the
program.
After breaking UF's all-time marks
for starts and strikeouts against Eastern
Michigan, Stevens said she hoped Nelson
would break her records in the next two
seasons.
From the looks of it, Nelson is starting
to do her part.


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