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VOLUME 100 ISSUE 148 e nfo Yo DecdeTHURSDAY, MAY 24, 2007



SG chairwoman: Remove seven senators


* RULES & ETHICS COMMITTEE IS
ADVISING THE EXPULSIONS.

By DEVIN CULCLASURE
Alligator Writer

Fourteen student senators face possible
expulsion for failing to hold enough required
meetings with the students they represent,


said Sen. Lindsey Johns during a meeting |ring.
Tuesday night. The announcement took
Johns, chairwoman of the Rules & Ethics some senators by surprise,
Committee, recommended on behalf of the even though Johns said
committee that seven of the senators be ex- i e-mails were sent to them
pulled and seven remain. Monday.
To expel those on the list, the Senate must Sen. Lewis Curtwright,
approve Johns' recommendation by a two- a Swamp senator who rep-
thirds vote. Senate President Robert Agrusa Argusa resents District D, said he
said the vote would be held at the next meet- didn't think the e-mail was worded strongly


enough. He thought it was about his previous
probation.
"I didn't even know I was up for expul-
sion," he said during the meeting.
Failure to hold these meetings results in a
30-day probationary period. In addition, sena-
tors must hold an extra meeting and 10 office
hours.
Those who don't meet requirements will be
SEE SENATE, PAGE 5


Students buckle up after crash claims classmate


FHP seat belt drive starts this weekend


By TRACY FLACK
Alligator Contributing Writer

Memorial Day marks the begin-
ning of the Florida Highway Patrol's
annual Click It or Ticket campaign
to promote the use of seat belts.


This year, the message may hit
closer to home for some UF stu-
dents.
UF engineering senior Mario
Pino was killed in a car crash last
weekend when he was ejected from
the vehicle he was driving. He was


not wearing a seat belt, according to
the Florida Highway
Public Patrol.
Safe y During the cam-
paign, anyone caught
not wearing a seat belt will be given
a ticket, said FHP spokesman Lt.


Mike Burroughs.
"It's a simple thing to do," said
UF anthropology senior George
Birnbaum, a member of Tau Kappa
Epsilon with Pino, about wearing
seat belts. "It takes two seconds, and
it could save your life."
During last year's Memorial
Day weekend, 54 total deaths in


51 separate crashes were reported,
said FHP's statewide chief of pub-
lic affairs Maj. Ernie Duarte. About
60 percent of those killed were not
wearing their seat belts.
"We have a lot more crashes,"
Duarte said. "That means more in-
juries and death."
SEE SEAT BELTS, PAGE 8


Charles Roop / Alligator Staff
Summer Steps
People exercise by running up and down the stadium steps Wednesday afternoon. The hot afternoon sun didn't
stop people looking for a workout from getting their exercise.


AROUND GAINESVILLE

Springs ready


for summer
By LINDSEY STEVENS
Alligator Contributing Writer

Even with gas prices cresting over $3 per gallon
and smoke clouds not quite dissolved, employees
at Ginnie Springs still aren't concerned about losing
business Memorial Day weekend.
The week of Memorial Day is the busiest week
of the year for Ginnie Springs, said Connie LoRe, a
manager at the springs, and so far there hasn't been a
lull in guests due to high gas prices.
"We haven't seen any decrease," LoRe said. "If
someone is living in Tampa and thinking about
driving up to Tennessee, with the high gas prices,
they might want to stay in-state. It might work to the
benefit of Florida," she said.
Additionally, she said she doesn't think the smoke
will be a problem now that it is clearing.
"It's improved from what it was a week ago,"
she said. "Depending on Mother Nature, God and
the way the wind blows, hopefully we won't be sub-
jected too much."
Ginnie Springs is a vacation spot both for local
residents and for guests coming from out of town. Its
200-plus acres offer swimming, scuba diving, snor-
keling, camping, tubing, canoeing and picnicking.
"Ginnie Springs is pretty much world-re-
nowned," LoRe said. "People come from all over the
SEE SPRINGS, PAGE 5


* While UF's pitch-
ers did not allow
an earned run, the
Gators baseball
team suffered an
extra-inning loss
on the first day of
the Southeastern
Conference
Tournament.
See story, pg. 23


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Gatorade-like drink designed for active animals


By DREW HARWELL
and AMRITHA ALLADI
Alligator Staff Writers

The average pets spend their
days running around their homes,
jumping onto couches and chas-
ing toys.


Why, then, are they always
given just plain water?
A local UF-partnered research
laboratory, the Gainesville
Technology Enterprise Center, has
the answer.
Along with BioGalaxy Inc.,
the center recently released


"Animactive," a drink designed
to rehydrate and rejuvenate the
world's forgotten athletes pets.
Nicknamed "Gatorade for ani-
mals," the drink is being marketed
for every animal from racehorses
to livestock and from K-9 units to
domesticated pets, according to a


Opie the dog drinks Animactive, a new "animal hydrating beverage" that was developed at UF from the
same base ingredients as Gatorade.


press release.
Sold for $2.49 a bottle at
Gainesville's Earth Pets Natural
Pet Market, 500 NW 60th St.,
Animactive is available in four
flavors: natural, filet mignon,
chicken kiev and ahi tuna, said
Kharl Cheng, chief operating of-
ficer at BioGalaxy.
The drink comes in 16-ounce
bottles, complete with supple-
ment facts, directions and a
catchy slogan: "When Water Just
Won't Do."
According to the supplement
facts, the -serving size about
half the bottle provides ani-
mals with five calories and 100
percent of their daily suggested
Vitamin C.
Directions on the bottle advise
humans or literate pets to serve
animals the water three times a
day, or more often when the tem-
perature reaches extreme levels.
Based on research by J. Robert
Cade, R. Malcolm Privette and
Melvin J. Fregly, the early inven-
tors of UF's successful Gatorade
sports drink, the new drink pro-
vides fluids and vitamins. B, B6,
B12, D and A, Cheng said.
Its formula not only replen-
ishes the animal with fluids, he
added, but also effectively main-
tains good blood volume levels
and healthy bone density.
Animactive was produced
in response to the countless
animal deaths that followed the
Hurricane Katrina catastrophe,


said Marvin Heuer, BioGalaxy's
chief executive officer.
Animactive is exactly what
animal shelter, police K-9 units,
equine units and emergency
animal rescue services need, he
added.
"We all watched many news
stories about abandoned and in-
jured animals following the dev-
astation in New Orleans," Heuer
said. "We wish Animactive had
been ready then."
"We're in the midst of pro-
ducing concentrate to pour
into the troughs of larger
animals."
Kharl Cheng
BioGalaxy chief operating officer


Though the 16-ounce bottles
of Animactive were released in
January, modifications to suit
larger animals are underway,
Cheng said.
"We're in the midst of produc-
ing concentrate to pour into the
troughs of larger animals," Cheng
said. "We just need to figure out
how much water to add."
Animactive lists five separate
patents on the bottle's label, add-
ing that the project is licensed by
UF.
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STUDENT GOVERNMENT

Moseley on Board of Govs.


By KIM WILMATH
Alligator Writer
kwilmath@alligator.org

UF Student Government officials used
student money to travel to Fort Myers on
May 17-18 to attend a leadership confer-
ence for SG leaders from public universities
around the state.
The trip cost more than $600 and was
paid for with students' Activity & Service
Fee, according to SG records.
Students pay about $9 toward the
A&S Fee per semester, said Student Body
President Ryan Moseley.
"We're like every academic organization,"
Moseley said. "We have a travel budget."
Moseley said the Florida Student
Association is one of the lines of the budget
that calls for "big chunks of change."


Moseley was elected chairman of the as-
sociation at this past conference.
As chairman of FSA, Moseley will have a
seat on the Board of Governors, which con-
trols all policymaking for state universities,
said David Drescher, director of external
affairs the position
formerly known as lobby
coordinator.
FS'A meets several
times a year to discuss
issues concerning stu-
dents within the State
University System.
Moseley The meetings allow
all SG organizations to channel their efforts
toward the same goals, Drescher said.
"It's about all the students coming to-
gether on the same page," he said.


SG cuts banquet funds


By DEVIN CULCLASURE
Alligator Writer

UF Student Government officials
will have to leave their formal wear at
home for future SG banquets, accord-
ing to one SG executive.
The Cabinet director in charge of
banquet planning has been removed,
said Student Body Vice President
Vanessa Goodwin.
She added that she also plans to
scale back the banquet's funds.
The move to nix the position was
made during a meeting of top SG exec-
utives to make Cabinet more efficient,
Goodwin said.
While records show $4,200 of stu-


dent money is budgeted for awards,
most of it has typically gone toward
the banquet. At the spring banquet, SG
officials dropped $3,885 on the event,
including plaques and other awards.
But Goodwin said her chief of staff
would take over the
On planning, which will be
Calmpui i more low-key in the fu-
ture, such as a picnic at
Lake Wauburg.
SG officials will be inducted during
a Senate meeting, rather than at the
event, Goodwin said. Leftover money
will go toward student programs, she
added.
"We want to use students' dollars in
the best way for students," she said.


Patriotic potatoes


used to raise funds


Charles Roop. Alligator Staff
Jon Dain, left, purchases a bag of red, white and blue potatoes from Horticultural Sciences Graduate Club mem-
ber Flora Marucci on the Reitz Union Colonnade on Wednesday afternoon.


* THE SPUDS ARE
GROWN WITHOUT THE
USE OF DYES.

By SARAH ZARATE
Alligator Contributing Writer

Students were surprised
to see an odd patriotic
display on the floor of the
Reitz Union Colonnade on
Wednesday a stack of
red, white and blue potatoes.
"Are you interested in buy-
ing potatoes?" asked Sherry
Kao, a horticultural sci-
ences graduate student at
UF who helped with the sale.
Kao is a member of the
Horticultural Sciences
Graduate Club at UF, whose
mission was to sell the
Memorial Day-themed pota-
toes as a fundraiser.
Kao said the UF Research


and Education Center in
Hastings, Fla., donated the
colorful spuds. The red and
blue potatoes are naturally
occurring versions of the
more familiar white potatoes,
so no dyes were used, she
explained.
The money raised will
support students in the club
at conferences and help
cover their travel expenses.
"Sometimes, we don't get
covered by our .advisers,"
Kao explained.
By the end of the day, the
club had already raised about
$200, Kao said.- The sale will
continue today and Friday
from 4:30 p.m. t9 6 p.m. at
Fifield Hall. Because blue
potatoes are not often seen in
supermarkets, they were the
most popular.
"They're just funky -
something special," Kao said.


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Senate has final say

SENATE, from page 1

removed from their Senate committees and face expul-
sion hearings.
Glenda Frederick, Student Senate secretary, said
that in her 13 years at UF, no senators have ever been
expelled for failing to meet these requirements.
Johns said the recommendations for expulsion
were based on senators' efforts to meet their probation
requirements and the number of
G rSt nment times they have been on proba-
tion.
"Senators can't get elected and
never talk to those who put them in office," Johns said
in an interview Wednesday. "My committee made the
requirements very dear, and 'I didn't know' is not an
acceptable excuse this summer."
On Wednesday, Johns said she and her committee
were considering clarifying and updating Senate stat-
utes this summer.
Johns said she believes her committee acted cor-
rectly and would continue to show "zero tolerance."
"Statutes are laws, and laws will be followed," she
said.


Springs draw visitors from across country

SPRINGS,from page 1


world because it's a dive destination as well as
a campground, so people in every country that
are divers are aware of Ginnie Springs."
However, the fact that its attractions are
all outdoors may still deter some people from
coming.
"I think its a concern of people," LoRe said.
According to the WCJB news station Web
site, the nearby fires are about 90 percent con-
tained. A change in wind direction could cause
the smoke to blow south.
Gainesville resident Michelle Elliott, 25,
plans to host her family from South. Florida
for Memorial Day weekend. She plans to take
them to Ginnie Springs, but she said she might
reconsider, depending on the conditions.
"If it's smoky on the day we plan to go to the
springs, we won't go," Elliott said. "It is a three-
hour drive for my family, so not only will it be
a huge disappointment, it will be a huge waste
of expensive gas."
Elliott said her family has wanted to visit
the springs since she moved here a year and
a half ago.'
"My family has wanted to do this for a long
time, so I hope we won't be let down," she
said.


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6, ALLIGATOR N THURSDAY, MAY 24,2007


Editorial
Hopefully you spent more time this week soaking up the
sun and enjoying the beautiful weather than you did in the
classroom. The warm days and the cool nights just scream
for a trip to the great outdoors a camping weekend, a
trip to one of the many local springs or just a day at the
beach. Seriously, enjoy it before it gets too hot. So pack your
Overnight bag with a swimsuit, some sunscreen and the
ingredients for s'mores as you read this week's all-nature
edition of...



Darts & Laurels
First up, a what-better-way-to-spend-a-sunny-weekend-
than-at-the-field LAUREL to the women's softball team,
which swept the regional tournament last weekend by pum-
meling Texas and Georgia Tech. The women will play Texas
A&M this weekend at the NCAA Super Regional UF's first.
If you aren't too busy convening with nature, try to catch the
games on ESPN.
Up next, a maybe-some-people-should-spend-more-time-
indoors DART to some student senators who have been
slacking in their duties. Fourteen senators are-in trouble with
the Rules and Ethics Committee for failing to carry out their
responsibilities.
The Senate will vote Tuesday to determine if the senators
should be expelled or expunged. But a two-thirds majority
vote would be required to kick these lame ducks out of office,
so it wouldn't surprise us to see them all stay. But we do ap-
preciate that Senate is taking this seriously and who knows?
Maybe the senators will surprise us next weekly
Here'samaybe-these-people-have-spent-a-lttle-too-much-
time-in-the-sun DART for the lawmakers behind the budget
cuts Gainesville faces thanks to proposed property tax reform.
Losing some of Gainesville Fire Rescue's emergency medical
services and almost 50 Gainesville Police Department employ-
ees would probably make Gainesville a less safe place.
Reducing after-school programs and some youth sports
would mean more kids with free time, sitting around bored
- and potentially getting into trouble. And never mind the
homeless no, literally. The proposed budget cuts would
eliminate the city's funding of the Gainesville Office of
Homelessness and eliminate or reduce funding for the one-
stop homeless center.
But we do have an every-cloud-has-its-silver-lining
LAUREL for the cuts that trim the fat. Budget cuts often help
- albeit sometimes painfully organizations learn how to
be more efficient. Of course, we can't help but think this is the
case for programs like GPD's Party Patrol, which may receive
the boot. How efficient is it for cops to scan the monitors and
only respond to calls of loud parties, except, of course, in the
case of an emergency?
We give a may-lightning-smite-you DART to the thieves
stealing money from The Gainesville Sun newspaper racks.
At first we considered laurelling them "Hey, we're a free
newspaper, so we don't have this problem," an anonymous
staffer said but then, in the spirit of journalistic solidarity,
we decided to stand by our friends at the Sun.
The newspaper-carriers bear the brunt of these crimes,
and they lose about $30 per machine. We hope the thieves
are caught before the carriers are "completely bankrupt and
homeless," as Clayton Barco, a newspaper carrier, jokingly
put it.
We can't have the nature edition without some wildlife, so
here's a we-hope-you-get-back-into-the-woods-soon LAUREL
for the black bear and her cub that were rescued from Osceola
National Forest May 13. The baby bear climbed a tree to escape
the flames while its mother stood guard. The mother's paws
were burned, but both bears are doing fine now. And that
makes us "beary" happy.


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New library food policy bad for books


The most exciting thing to happen on campus in
the last two weeks has been the new food rules at
Library West. If you haven't heard, Library West
is the guinea pig for a pilot project that replaces the old
"covered drinks" policy with a more open policy that
permits snacks.
Since Library West re-opened last fall, the library
has become the new hang-out spot. for students. It
has exceeded expectations in terms of patron capacity,
frequently filling all 110 computer workstations and
therefore attracting complaints from the more studious
students.
Working as a library student assistant during the fall
and spring semesters at the circulation desk, I tended to
forget I was working in a library.
When I learned of the new policy, I was conflicted.
On the one hand, I wouldn't have to deal with stu-
dents giving me dirty looks and attitude as I asked
them to put their half-eaten muffins away. I would no
longer, receive obscene remarks in the morning from
disgruntled early risers who happened to carelessly pa-
rade their food past the desk. Confrontation has never
been my forte, and I am glad I won't have to deal with
it anymore.
On the other hand, I now have to handle complaints
regarding rotting food in group study room trash cans,
food-stained books and countless coffee spills. Food-
related horror stories have become legends within the
library staff we've even had to turn away food de-
liverers.
But even if I hadn't experienced this, I would still
disagree with the new policy. The library has become
the new hangout for students. At first, this appears to
reflect positive growth in the intellectual and academic


Productivity of UF's students. If
thousands of students using the
library each day, one may assume
they are taking advantage of the
Library's facilities and therefore
are learning.
Dorothy Atkins Perhaps this would hold true
letters@alligator.org in an ideal environment, but un-
fortunately, I don't see how you
can work with the guy next to
you obnoxiously munching on a bag of chips.
One professor said the library was becoming more
like an entertainment center. He thought that a proper
library should create an oppressive environment, which
would prevent noise and distraction. Although I think
his idea of a library is a bit medieval, he has a point.
The other day, a graduate student approached the
circulation desk, genuinely concerned about this new
policy. She asked for my opinion, she asked for my
supervisor's opinion, and then she stared at the survey,
considering the situation. After what appeared to be a
grueling few minutes, she finally shook her head and
filled out the form.
Immediately afterward, two undergraduate students
approached, and they too saw the survey. "Awesome!"
said one girl. "That's so exciting!" said the other. They
left without filling out a survey, and I recognized one of
them as a food-bearing patron from weeks ago.
I realized, despite any institutional policy decided
by the powers that be, that as -long as students treat
the library as a hangout spot, they will continue to eat
- regardless of policy.
Dorothy Atkins is a junior majoring in English. Her
column appears on Thursdays.


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


Reader response
SToday's question: Do you sup- Tuesday's question: Do you
port Library West's new policy agree with the City Commission's
allowing food in the library? proposed budget cuts?
Vote or post a message at www.alligatonorg .


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Guest column

Alligator editorial
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discourages students from participat- Speal
ing in Student Government.
In Tuesday's newspaper, an editorial
and an article accused SQ of "cronyism," members
perpetuating the myth that you can only The A]
get into SG if you have Greek letters on cles that
your resume. SG policy
Non-Greek students, such as Jordan for low a
McBee, the current Cabinet Secretary of While
Transportation, are just as capable and purchase
qualified to hold SG-positions. to annot
The people who earned their positions positions
as agency heads turned in competitive ap- Campus
plications that clearly demonstrated their InSite adf
abilities. Fliers
They can't be blamed, though, if their marquees
competitive applications have no others to 34th Stre
compete with. The Alligator told students vided inf
that if they are not Greek, SG won't accept Honors 1
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SDay applicant pools for ganization presidents and treasurers who positions include Disability Affairs direc-
ng Out positions include a should have forwarded the message to tor, supervisor of elections and Chomp the
high number of fra- their members. Vote executive director, to name a few.
eternity and sorority Yet the Alligator continues to say SG If you want to get involved, please
is an exclusive, insulated establishment fill out an application. They are due by
gator continues to publish arti- that shuns outsiders. When the Alligator June 1 at 4 p.m. and can be found at
desperately try to find fault with wholeheartedly endorsed this adminis- www.sg.ufl.edu.
when much of the responsibility tration in the spring elections, it wrote External Affairs is also looking for di-
plication turnout is theirs, that "SG has a huge responsibility to the rectors the applications for those posi-
t wasn't a reasonable cost to students it represents experience and tions are due June 8 at 5 p.m. and are also
advertising in the Alligator knowledge are necessary." available online.
Ice application deadlines, the Stucdeit-Body President Ryan Moseley, Students don't need prior experience in
were announced in Facebook, Vice President Vanessa Goodwin and the organization to be just as qualified as
lk, Reitz Union Food Court and Treasurer E.J. Walicki agree, and they will other applicants, and everyone interested
continue to search for the most competi- will be equally considered.
ere distributed to all dorms. The tive applicants to achieve the goals they SG will do everything it can to fight
on the electronic billboards on set out to accomplish last spring, any attempts to dissuade or discourage
and on University Avenue pro- A number of positions are still available; students from getting involved and the
rmation. We sent e-mails to the including some that the -Alligator would Alligator should, as well.
tserv, the Student Government classify as promised, such as the one for Ryan Day is the cabinet secretary ofspon-
ator Times and all student or- Museum Nights director. Other available sorships.


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Gainesville latest stop on 800-mile cycling fundraiser


* THE CYCLISTS HOPE TO
RAISE $75,000.

By APRIL DUDASH
Alligator Writer

When people want to grab life by
the handlebars, they usually take a
quick bicycle ride around the block.
But for the cyclists of Gear Up
Florida, an 800-mile-long cycling
event, the two-week trip from
Miami to Tallahassee seems more
appealing.
An. all-volunteer team of 29
cyclists and eight crewmembers
were escorted by the Alachua
County Sheriff's Office into town
Wednesday morning.
The group, which is traveling
across the state in hopes of raising
more than $75,000 for people with
disabilities, left Miami on May 13
and expects to arrive in Tallahassee
by May 26.
"Gainesville is one of the 13 cit-
ies they make a stop in," said Abby
Symonds, a spokeswoman for Push
America, which has coordinated
Gear Up Florida since 1988.
Push America is made up of
Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity members
who promote enhancing the lives of
people with disabilities.
"People need to show empathy
instead of sympathy," said Jon
Wilson, the project manager of
Gear Up Florida. "We always try
to put the person before the disabil-


ity. Sympathy is giving your pity.
Empathy is actually understanding
what it is like."
Once in Gainesville, the Gear
Up Florida team arrived at the Arc
of Alachua County, a nonprofit
organization that encourages inde-
pendence in the developmentally
disabled, at about 11 a.m.
"There was a big arrival here and
a big crowd from the Arc," said Gear
Up Florida sponsor John Spence.
"I's a really fun and happy day for
the folks here."
The cyclists average. 75 miles a
day on their bikes.
"After cycling, they do friend-
ship visits," Wilson said. "This can
range from dances to dinners. We
go to different arts and community
centers."
The Gear Up Florida team fin-
ished its day in Gainesville with a
dance at Tacachale, a community
for the developmentally disabled at
1621 NE Waldo Rd. They spent the
night in the auditorium.
Other services Gear Up Florida
provides, to visited cities are Kids
on the Block puppet shows, which
teach children about disabilities,
and empathy dinners.
"What we do for empathy din-
ners is give people a disability while
they're eating," Wilson said. "We
blindfold them, tape their fingers
together We ask them how it felt."
Each Gear Up Florida cyclist has
to raise a minimum of $2,000 to be
considered a team member. Team


members realize the trip can be a
dangerous and draining experience.
"They actually had a couple of
wrecks," Spence said. "One of the
guys had to stay in North Florida to


make sure he didn't have a concus-
sion."
Robert Czajak, a senior at the
State University of New York in
Brockport, has been a cyclist in Gear


Up Florida for two years.
"We have to push ourselves on
the bike every day. We have times
we need to make," Czajak said. "We
don't necessarily get tons of sleep."


Photo cournes of Sheila Spence
The cyclists of Gear Up Florida arrive at the Arc of Alachua County at about 11:15 a.m. Wednesday. The
group is cycling from Miami to Tallahassee and back to raise money for disabled people.


UF RESEARCH

UF graduate students, faculty camp out with elephants


By KIM WILMATH
Alligator Writer
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A group of UF students are spending their summer follow-
ing herds of elephants.
Nine UF graduate students traveled to Africa May 15 with
eight faculty members to spend 11 weeks studying growing
elephant populations. They will spend their time in the Caprivi
region of Namibia and the Chobe area of Botswana, according
to a press release from the department of geography.
In these regions, 40 percent of the world's elephants strip
the land of vegetation.
Each of the almost 150,000 giant animals eats about 400
pounds of grasses, leaves, bark and roots daily. But that's not
the only problem.
According to the release, the elephant population doubles
every 13 years. Also, because elephants have no concept of


"There's camping, and then there's camping in
the bush in Africa."
Jane Southworth
UF associate professor of geography

human-invented national boundaries, they tend to trample
farmers' crops, said Jane Southworth, an associate professor of
geography at UE
Despite the problems, elephants are critical to the economic
development of the region because they draw tourists, she
said.
Eight students from countries in southern Africa will join
the UF group, along with other experts from,Zimbabwe,
Zambia, Botswana and Namibia. The group will study local
communities and their natural resources, land use and climate
effects, according to the release.


Southworth said Brian Child, an associate geography pro-
fessor at UF, came up with the idea of helping the communities
three years ago.
She said Child is training the locals in the regions to solve
conflicts and bring more of the money from elephant tour-
ism to their smaller communities rather than the country's
economy.
Child could not be reached by press time because he is in
Africa.
Southworth said the trip cost more than $100,000.
Since the Northern and Southern hemispheres have oppo-
site seasons, participants will be experiencing southern Africa's
winter season, according to a press release.
Because of the high prices of hotel rooms, the group will
brave the winter in tents.
"There's camping, and then there's camping in the bush in
Africa," Southworth said. "You're living with nature. You're
driving through a safari everywhere you go."


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This year the program, spon-
sored by the Florida Department. of
Transportation, is putting an extra effort
into getting the message out with print,
radio and TV commercials.
"If you don't keep up a constant
pressure through public education,
you'll lose the emphasis seat belts
carry," Burroughs said.
The Lake City FHP headquarters,
which oversees Alachua County, will be
cosed for the weekend so 12 additional
officers can be out on patrol, Burroughs
said.
"We are asking people to realize
how important it is to wear their seat
belts," Duarte said.


Everybody in the car should work
together to ensure that everyone gets to
the destination safely, he added.
"We see cars packed with kids
having a good time and the driver is
distracted," Duarte said. "You have to
allow the driver to drive."
He said FHP is concerned about
people ages 16 and 25 because most
deaths occur within that age group.
"Even with higher gas prices, and
even with the smoke conditions and
wildfires, we know we're still going to
see an increased amount of traffic this
weekend," Burroughs said.
He added that the most common
excuse people give for not wearing a
seat belt is that it would wrinkle their
clothes. He's also heard people say that
it causes them to feel claustrophobic.







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from this week's columnist. Look inside
to find out why he dubbed the film,
"Shrek the Third of my Day Waster."
Sp Dating involves the good, the bad and
the ugly. But our columnist knows there's
a place for everyone.


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S 1982 Bar: No More, The Dollyrots, Sweet City Action, No to Clocks, 9 p.m., $5/$6
Backstage Lounge: Common Curtis, The Audience, Sink With Me
Thomas Center: Recital, 6:30 p.m., info available at 335-3536
Theatre and Film:
Hippodrome Theatre. film: "Avenue Montaigne" (Fauteuils d'orchestre), 7 p.m., 9 p.m., $6.50
Gainesville Community Playhouse, play: "The Crucible," 8 p.m.

Live Music:
Gainesville Community Plaza: "Lets Go Downtown" Plaza Series presents
Studio Percussion Spring Concert, 8 p.m., free
1982 Bar: Neptune 66, Stevie D and The No Shows, Skuffd Shoes,
Chupaskabra, 9 p.m., $5/$6
Theatre and Film:
Hippodrome Theatre, film: "Four Minutes" (Vier Minuten), 7 p.m., 9 p.m., $6.50
Gainesville Community Playhouse, play: "The Crucible," 8 p.m.


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New hookah lounge smells sweet


KRISTEN HANNA ) AVENUE CONTRIBUTING WRITER
It is said to be a custom akin to sitting around and
drinking beer with friends, but this tradition has an age
minimum of only 18.
While its origins are Middle Eastern, smoking flavored
tobacco out of a hookah, a multi-stemmed water pipe, can
be its own social experience.
This week marks the Hookah Hutt Caf'-s tenth week
of operation, and the lounge offers a different expenence
than the long-standing Farah's on the Avenue.
"1 like it here because there's no alcohol," said Eisa al
Nashmi. a UF graduate student from Kuwait. "This is
more calm, and it's specic to hookah."
A tend o his. N luhammad al latar, who is also from
Kuwait has smoked hookah since hewas 18=
"Back home its a tradition in culture," al Matar said.
The friends differ in their opinion of whether hookah
is addictive, but they do agree on one aspect of hookah:
its smell.
"It's definitely not like a cigarette," said al Matar, who
smokes cigarettes as well as hookah.
"If someone smokes a cigarette, you don't want to be


near them," al Nashmi said. "But a hookah is not that
bad."
Customers can rent a private party room in the back
of the caf6 any night of the week, or can watch a belly
dancer in the front on -the last Friday and Saturday of
every month.
With an assortment of beaded, tasseled and metallic
threaded cushions and upholstery, shaded windows and
dangling chandebers, the Hookah Hutt Cae's interior is a
nurture ot Middle Easter and modem influences.
The cafe -erves teas. coffees. juices and energy drinks,
along with vanrous pastries, including baklava and con-
fections called Turkish Delights Hookah Hutt Cafe is also
a spot to find imported milk chocolate bars called "Kinder
chocolate."
"It's really popular back home," al Nashmi said of the
chocolates.
"I've been here for hke three years, [and] this is the first
time I've seen Kinder chocolate," al Matar said.
When asked about the scarce availabilit- of Kinder, al
Nashmijokingly suggested that they were kept out of the
country because they would no doubt monopolize the
chocolate industry.


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for fame
downtown Orlando was a victim of
e glamorous music industry this
Weekend as- thousands .of people
from around the country swarmed Orange
Avenue during the sixth annual Florida
Music Festival & Conference.
Some were there to listen to music,
others to share their own. Record label
representatives searched for their next big
money-maker while teenage girls stood
behind stages, hoping to catch the attention
of a sweaty musician.
The festival featured live music, an inde-
pendent film competition, rock-inspired art
and a conference with panelists from vari-
ous record companies.
The conference, which took place Friday
and Saturday afternoon, was held on the
second floor of the Marriott hotel it was
overtaken by what the concierge described
as a "bunch of rockers."
The forums were an outlet for Artist and
Repertoire representatives, as musicians
turned to these music scouts for guidance.
Guest panelists from major record labels,
including Atlantic Records, Virgin Records
and Epic Records spoke about their expe-
rience in the music industry and offered
advice to prospective.
Musicians showed off their talents in the
Guitar Hero area, tables featured fliers and
CDs, and bands could be seen huddled to-
gether, plotting ways to get demos into the
Right hands.
Meanwhile, A&R representatives atten-
tively listened to the lines of hopefuls.

SHOWTIME
From Thursday to Sunday, during the
concert portion of the festival, 250 unsigned
bands took center stage and had the oppor-
tunity to perform for crowds of all sizes.
Alocal Gainesvilleband, Ten 13 Concept,
used the opportunity to debut their new
self-titled E.P. Friday night.
Heads in the audience nodded to the
beat as the band delivered the energetic
performance it is known for.
Proving that the guys like to mix things
up, lead singer Joe Loffredo broke out into
the band's rendition of "Ridin" and "Dirt
Off Your Shoulders" mid-set.
"Even if you don't like what we were
doing before, you know that something
is coming up that you will like," Loffredo
said.
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the festival, Ten 13 Concept was there to
make connections and learn as much as
they could from the interactive panels.
"You have to just step up to the plate and
be very business savvy," Loffredo said.
Between their two E.P.s, one full-length
album and a DVD, the band has sold ap-
proximately 1,900 copies independently
- it has toured twice and collaborated on
two Hurricane Katrina relief CDs.
"At this point, we are at the stage where'
we have turned down deals," Loffredo said.
"We have done everything ourselves: mar-
keting, promotion, production."

INDUSTRY TRENDS
An entrepreneurial spirit is taking lead
in the music industry today instead of


turning, to big record labels to do all the
promotions and distributions, with the
use of the Internet, artists are doing it
themselves.
Independent labels such as Fueled by
Ramen and Saddle Creek Records have
demonstrated that artists can benefit more
from private distribution.
John Janick, a UF graduate and co--
founder of Fueled by Ramen Records was
the guest speaker of "A Conversation with
John Janick" Saturday afternoon.
"This man is the hottest man in the
industry right now," said Steve Robertson,
Vice President of A&R for Atlartic
Records.
People turn to independent labels as a
source for other artists signed under the


same company, Janick and Robertson said.
Independent labels often serve as mid-
dlemen to get their artists on major labels,
while still retaining control of the band.
"We have to be more artist-friendly,"
said Ken Blaustein, A&R representative for
Virgin Records.
"The business is much more kinder
and gentler than it was before. Now we
are the cheerleaders wearing the skirts and
pompoms."
Other segments of the conference
mentored attendees on booking shows,
promoting tours and making films.
One underlying theme pervaded the 16
forums: if you want to make it somewhere
in the industry, you'll have to create a buzz
for yourself.


ust love can make a pizza perfect


"I'm a pizza fanatic!" said Satchel Raye,
the owner of Satchel's Pizza, who started
making pizza when he was 16.
Following his dream to own a pizza
place, Satchel scouted Gainesville for a few
years before settling on an obscure location
near Waldo Road: 1800 NE 23rd Ave.
"It was what I could afford," Satchel
said.
The first pies were served March 7,
2003.
And they became a phenomenon.
People come from all over, and at least
40 are. waiting to be seated on a Friday
night, he said.
"It's the quality and taste of pizza that


makes us different," Satchel said. "There's
a couple of secret ingredients in the dough,
and there's a couple of secret ingredients
in the sauce."
But you can't find Satchel's secret at the
grocery store. The real "secret" ingredient
is love it's even printed on the list of in-
.gredients on the salad dressing bottles for
sale in the restaurant.
"We're not trying to compete with
Domino's," Satchel said.
And it doesn't stop with the taste din-
ing out there is always an experience. The
junk museum features a gift shop and
lounge.
Local bands play live music in the


lounge every night, so customers can sit
down, get a drink from the bar, relax and
listen to the music while they wait for a
table, Satchel said.
Satchel keeps his 1965 Ford Falcon
parked in the garden area of his pizza
place. He had lived and worked out of the
van, but after the restaurant opened, he
said he realized the van was worth more
as a table than a mode of transportation.
"When you put a van out front and
have a junk museum, anything goes."
Satchel's Pizza is open from Tuesday to
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Two days off per week keeps Satchel
and his employees from getting "burnt
out," he said.


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the Third Worst Film in the Series," or "Shrek
the Third Time is Not the Charm."
I loved the previous two and was excited
about this film for a while..
One would think it is a trivial matter
to produce these comic story lines, but as
"Spider-Man 3" has shown us, a winning for-
mula- if forced can be derisive.
The first two movies were predicated on
parody and a sense of undeniable silliness,
but "Shrek the Third" attempts to be original,
takes itself seriously and desperately tries to
cing to what made it successful in the past. It
was forced.
I enjoy self-reference in a movie (Mel.
Brooks saying "It's good to be the king" is a
prime example), but there is a limit. It was also
distressing when jokes fell flat. All the high
school scenes were forced and awkward.
The only part of the movie that did not
reek of rot was the introduction of Merlin,
with Eric Idle playing the voice. The character
single-handedly carried the movie out of the
realm of the abysmal with his portrayal as


an overstressed
crackpot. It had
the warmth of
the first two


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score was
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troubling, as the
series is known for its charming incorporation
of music. Why did "Live and Let Die" play at
a funeral scene? I'm at a loss. Or how about
Fergie's needless cover of "Barracuda?" It
sounds like the original song.
I do feel compelled, however, to nod
toward the improved graphics. Common
Gateway Interface has come a long way from
the first film, but while the world they created
was visually stunning, it was also distracting
- I was staring at the characters' hair more
often then their faces. Halfway through the
movie's 92-minute runtime, I wanted it to
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were so many loose ends to tie up.
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If you're feeling adventurous, take a
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For something more traditional,
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Always fly to concerts with a willing wing


I've recently become a fan of the
Gainesville music scene those places
downtown that are always advertising
drink specials and local bands.
A buddy of mine once dated a girl -
now the bartender at one of these places
- so he had frequented the concert cir-
cuit for a few months. This particular
night, some band he followed was play-
ing, and he dragged my roommates and
me to check it out.
To my surprise, the place was stacked
with eligible talent and was perfectly
set up for meeting new dating material.
I watched my roommate as he ran
into girl after girl whom he had met at
earlier concerts.
I realized this was a hutge1 untapped
resource that had gone undbscovered
during m-i tirt few y\e.irs at LIT.
\\c planted o.ursel.I e at a table and
started scannmng the room for potential


"beautiful babies," as he refers to them
As the night progressed and the place
began to fill up a little bit, a group oi
girls spotted our table, which had three
extra chairs.
The group consisted of a blonde
(along with her fake
twins) and a bru- ""q
nette who had the S / "
whole trendy emo-
band-groupie thing
going for her. -
These two were Ina
welcome additions
to the table.
The problem was the third leg of thi!
female tripod: the grenade.
Now, this is a term my roommate!
and I use to describe the friend of th(
hot girls who was not blessed with thi
same physique as her head-turninq
Lounterpart;I


The term is not gender specific and
can be used either way.
f The name derives from the explosive
ability of this individual to deter any-
one who would be attempting to chat
with her friends (she accomplishes this
through her far-too-
.obvious discontent
with being dubbed
the third wheel).
For many groups
l .. of guys, this third
tal, could present a
challenge.
But we had our
s resident grenade-jumper.
With him' around, there is never a
s question of "Who's jumping on the
e grenade?"
S It is the job of the wingman to sacri-
g fice himself and jump on the grenade so
as to diffuse the blast and allow unhin-


dered conver-
sation for his
friends.
He has a


PATRICK TROY


willingness
rivaled by no one, and because of that,
my housemates owe a great deal of
their happiness to him.
With the potential grenade blast dif-
fused, all parties involved were happily
paired off and the night went beauti-
fully.
Local bands could be proud of the
role they played in joining the student
body, sad emo girls could see there was
happiness for them, too, and silicone-
clad blondes could rest easy, knowing
Dr. 90210 wasworth every penny.
All grenades male or female
- can rejoice because, for every pea
there is a pod, for every rock star, there
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charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included.
Wood floors. With Parking. By Private
Owner. 538-2181 Iv message 8-15-25-2

Need Space...No Probleml
1,2, & 3BRApts for Fall
Pool, Tennis, Free UF Parking
Pinetreegardens.com 352-376-4002
8-15-25-2

Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 sec-
ond walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer
included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish.
Short term available. Private Owner. $595-
up. 352-538-2181. Lv msg 8-15-25-2

*SLEEP IN*
*GET TO CLASS ON TIME*
Close to UF!!!
Luxury 1/1, 2/2 flats & 3/3 TH
FREE cable HBO/Show & Tanning
Gated Alarms Pet Friendly
Oxford Manor, 377-2777
8-15-25-2

** ELLIE'S HOUSES *-*
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
352-215-4990 8-15-25-2

LUXURY LIVING, STEPS TO CLASSIC
$500 CASH when you sign a lease
Hurryl Only the 1st 5 peopleget the cash!
W/D, pets welcome, alarm
371-7777 Collegeparkuf.com
8-15-25-2


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SIGN A LEASE, WIN A PS31
Luxury 1, 2, and 3s!
Cable*Tanning*Gated*Sauna
24-Hr Gym*Ask for Furn and RMM
Leasing NOW and FALL! (352) 335-4455
8-15-25-2

ALL PAWS ABOARD
Spread out in a 1, 2 or 3 BR NOW!
Located by Butler Plaza Movie Theatrer
*We Can Help Find YOUR Perfect Home*
For More Details Call Now 373-1111
8-15-25-2

**3/3 TH "LUXURY" Going Fast"
1.9 mi to UF~W/D*Garages
0 Free Cable w/HBO & Showtime
Free Tanning-Comp. Lab
Pets welcome~Private dog park
Luxury Living 377-2801
8-15-25-2


Get yours before it's gone!
Spacious 1, 2, 3, or 4BR close to UF.
Includes water, sewer, 2 pools,
On-site laundry, gym, & we love pets!
Call 376-2507 or www.BivensCove.com
8-15-25-2

SPRING into Something
Spectacular
LUXURY-HUGE 2 & 3 Beds
Cable PC Lab Tanning *W/D
www.greenwichgreen.net
8-15-25-2


GOT DIRTY SHIRTS?
We've got the Answer!!!!
Brand New Washer/Dryers in our 3BRs
Just 1.3 miles from UF, FREE tanning
Pets OK 377-7401
8-15-25-2

Be the BIGGEST on the block!
1 or 2bdr this FALL. We love ALL pets!
Pool, Gym, Park @ UF, Bball, Tennis
Call 4 Specials! 352-332-7401
8-15-25-2


STUDIO APT
60 sec-walk to UF. Short term avail. 1 or 2
rooms $425 & up. Call 352-538-2181 8-
15-25-2

SWe Love Pets
1,2,&3 BR Flats w/Screened Porches
FREE Alarm*FREE Tanning*W/D
Gated Entry*Cyber Cafe*Pool w/Sundeck
24hr Gym & Sauna*Only 1.5 miles to UF
Hurry, they won't last long"372-0400
8-15-25-2


Live at a Legend!
The Polos of Gainesville
will give you the best college experience
with Spacious Apartments, Three Pools
with Jacuzzis, HUGE Gym, Billiards Room,
and many more amenities! Minutes from UF,
shopping and Shands. On all major RTS
bus routes. All at a rate that won't break
your bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656
8-15-25-2

MOVE IN TODAY
Charming 1/1 and 2/1 apartment homes!
Next to UF, Shands, and Butler Plaza!
Water included! Pets welcome!
SPECIAL LOW RATES starting at $499!
Call 352-376-1248
8-15-25-2

Like'em big?
Huge 3BR Ready NOW!
Pool. Alarm Free UF Parl.ing!
P.nelreegarcens corn 352-376-4002
8-15-25-2


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U unfurnished

MINUTES FROM UF!!!
3/3's from only $486 per Bdrm
4/4's from only $452 per Bdrm
FREE Cable w/ HBO/ SHOWTIME
FREE Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Save $100 on Signup Fees
Convenient Bus Route!
8-15-25-2

FORGET YOU HAVE ROOMMATES!
Huge 4BR townhomes w/W/D. 1662 sq.ft.
FREE gym membership and FREE cable!
352-332-7401 8-15-25-2

What could be better?
Bike to class, pets welcome
HUGE 1,2, &3 BRs
Awesome pool w/BBQ, Free Tanning
Aerobic Center 377-7401
8-15-25-2
LIVE THE LIFE!
All Inclusive Ind. leases
Big 2/2s 3/3s & 4/4s
Filling fast Lease now
373-9009 8-15-25-2


Sign a lease, Win a PS3!
Luxury 2/2 and 3/2!
Cable*Tanning*Gated
24-Hr Gym*Fum Avail
Leasing Now and Fall! 367-9910
8-15-25-2


1st MONTH FREE
1BR Villas Starting @ $529. Please call: 352-
375-3077 or 352-373-2818 8-15-25-2

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

Tired of Looking for a Roommate?
University Park Studios: $565/mo
Walk tTo UF/Pet Friendly/Wood Floors
www.LiveNearCampus.com 376-6223
8-15-25-2.

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 8-15-25-2
PARTYI! THEN WALK HOME
ACROSS THE STREET FROM UF
lbr and studios for fall
We love pets! Wood floors available
Open late! 371-0769
8-15-25-2
TAILGATOR HEAVEN!!!!
ACROSS THE STREET FROM UF
2br for fall, Wood floors,
great for pets! Open late
Collegeparkuf.com 371-7777
8-15-25-2
THREE'S COMPANY
Luxury DOWNTOWN 3/3 Townhouses
Next to clubs Less than 1 mile to UF
Live exclusively for only $525/person
.Call for Specials! 338-0002
8-15-25-2

FREE RENT!
2BR, 3BR or 4BR Move-in May or June
and get a free month's rent! Close to UF,
pets welcome, tennis, bball, 2 pools
376-2507 or www.bivenscove.com
8-15-25-2

**LUXURY APTS**
CLOSEST TO CLASS
2BR/2BA available for Fall
www.LookingGlassApartments.com
111 NW 16th St. #1. Call 376-1111
8-15-25-2


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For Rent
unfurnished

1BR & 2BR/1BA apts with W/D, cent H/AC,
DW, ceramictile, private patio. Pets arranged.
Off SW 34th St. Near bus route. From
$630/mo. 377-1633 www.lenoxcorner.com
5-31-56-2

ACROSS THE STREET FROM UF
Studios, 1 and 2 bedrooms for fall
Pets welcome, W/D and wood
floors available, open late
and weekends! 371-7777
8-15-25-2

*NO MOVE IN COSTS*
Got Luxury?
2BR TH & 3BR Flats
Walk to UF/Pet friendly
INCLUDES
Cable*Tanning*Gym*Pool*Alarm*W/D
Museum Walk *379-WALK
8-15-25-2

000*1BR APT, $515/mo0000
Quiet nhood; greenspace, trees, private
patio, near UF, busline, parking, spacious
rooms, adorable kitchen, carpeted fans,
no dogs. 1825 NW 10th St. 284-3873 8-
15-25-2

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 8-15-
25-2

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 6-21-42-2

***WALKTO SHANDSNANET SCH***
Large 2BR, Downstairs, CH/A, fans, carpet,
Laundry on site, pool, parking, quiet. 2BR -
$650-750. Avail Summer/Fall. 352-376-0080
or 352 284 3873 8-15-25-2


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*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

1st MONTH FREE
Private Villas next to Butler PlazB
Studios $499*1BR $549
**FREE WATER**
Call for Now &Fall**377-2596
8-15-51-2

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

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

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

ONLY 1 MILE to UFI
Across from NEW Starbucks!
HUGE apts*Pool*Laundry
2br $699 3br $869
Open Afternoons*378-1755
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**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
8-15-25-2

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
5-31-27-2

SUNDOWNE STUDIO APARTMENT
$439/mo includes water. $35 application fee,
on bus route 1 behind Butler Plaza. Available
now. jlgillice@yahoo.com 443-786-4408
5-29-23-2


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 8-15-25-2

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 8-15-25-2

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 8-15-25-2

WALK, STUMBLE OR DRIVE
Studio, 1 + 2 Bedrooms
Sign now for Fall, be close to it alll
Wood floors, W/D avail.
Pet friendly, Pool
Walk to campus!
352-378-2221- 8-15-25-2

**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
8-15-25-2

**5 BLOCKS TO UF**
Beautiful 2BR/1 BA
w/hardwood floors & fireplace. A must see.
-$1100/mo. Call 375-8256
8-15-25-2

**8 BLOCKS TO UF**
Huge 3BR/1BA house w/big yard, W/D
hook-up. $1300/mo @ 1231 NW 9th Ave.
Call 352-375-8256
8-15-25-2

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
8-15-25-2

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 conv to Shands/
UF. $800/mo Avail Aug 5th 352-246-5958
5-31-56-2

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

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
.8-15-25-2

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. $550/mo
407-363-7198, cell 407-234-1380 Sec 8 ok
5-24-13-2


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J a ll unfurnished


Historic 2BR House
Near downtown. Wood floors, high ceilings,
fenced yard. $695/mo. Avail Aug 1. 411 SW
3rd Street 214-9270 8-2-29-2

DUCKPOND
Apt in Historic Duckpond. Large 2BR/1.5BA,
2 blocks from downtown. Amazing location.
W/D. Quiet. Avail May. 508 NE 4th Ave.
$650/mo. 379-4952 5-29-11-2

1-2 BR, 1BA Apartments/3-4BR, 2BA
Houses..bike to UF, many upgrades, spa-
.cious, efficient units, fenced yards, washer/
dryer hook .ups. $525-$1250. Pet friendly.
Call 352-494-8959 for details. 5-31-11-2


$100 gets you May. Move-in today! GREAT
SUMMER STARTER! 1BR/1BA apt. $479/
MO + utils No security or last! Renewable
lease in Aug. Laundry/pool and close to
Campus 352-505-0497 5-29-10-2

2BR/1BA 900 sf apt w/W/D, 2 parking spac-
es. Less than 1 mi to UF, near Sorority Row.
Huge Kitchen! Avail Aug 1st. On RTS 43 bus
stop. Call 352-870-8210 for info. 5-31-10-2

LAKEWOOD VILLAS
Ask About Our Move In Specials
Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans;
Furniture Packages Inc. Washer/Dryer;
Workout Rm, Tennis Court; Swimming Pool;
Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
700 SW62nd Blvd 371-8009
www.lakewoodvilllas.com
8-15-25-2

0 SPYGLASS 0
Ask About Our Move-In Specials
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages,
incl Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet;
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
701 SW 62nd Blvd 373-6330
www.spyglassapts.com
8-15-25-2

3 BLOCKS TO UF FOR $375/person.
Includes water, sewer, trash & pest. Bring
your roommie but not your pet to this 2BR/
1 BA for only $750/mo. See @ 320 SW 10th
St. Call Susan 352-264-1399 6-7-11-2

Affordable and Spacious
Fernwood Apartments
3555 SW 20th Avenue $475/mo
Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2

New and Improved!
Spacious 2BR Townhouses
Pinnacle Point Apartments
3640 SW 20th Avenue $850/mo
Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2.

Great SW Quadraplex
2BR near Shands/UF
quiet street $550/mo
3531 SW 29th Terrace
Immediate Occupancy
Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2

Enormous 1 BR near
Norman Hall/decal park .
MALIBU COVE APTS
1114 Sw 7th Ave. $675/mo
Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2.

Near Law School
3BR home w/1 BR apt
219 NW 25th Street $2000/mo
3/4BR w/screened porch
117 NW 21st Terrace $2200/mo
Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2

Brighton Park
2BR townhouse w/pool
4415 SW 34th Ave #205
Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2

Woodbury Row
Newer 4BR 4.5BA
Near Norman Hall
1111 SW 5th Avenue
Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2

Near Norman Hall
4BR 2BA townhouse
w/washer and dryer
1101 SW 5th Avenue
Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2

A Cozy Cottage
1BR efficiency on
private SW acreage
near Tower Rd $425
Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2


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Homes Near UF
2718 WUnivAve
4BR 2BA $2400/mo
2635 W Univ Ave
3BR 2BA $1500/mo
2041 NW 7th PI
3BR 2BA $1575/mo
Union Properties 372-7578 8-15-25-2

HOUSE 4 RENT $1400/MONTH
3/3, nice yard, bbq pitt, all major appliances
included, 1 mile from UF. Call for details
786-255-6736 or email stefil3@ufl.edu 6-
12-10-2

****10 BLOCKS TO UF****
Quaint 1BR/1BA apts in historic Victorian
house. Avail Aug 1st. Wood floors, high ceil-
ings, pvt entrance. $525/mo. Pets ok. 225
SW3rdAve 376-2184 6-12-10-2

1BR in 3BR/2BA house
$400/month. Call Krystal at 863-634-0382
5-24-5-2

ROCKWOOD VILLAS 1BR/1BA in a 3BR/
3BA Townhouse. Wood floors, W/D, non-
smoker, no pets. $395/MO +1/3 utils.
Call 954-234-1845 5-29-5-2

VILLAGE OF HAILE
2BR/2BA TOWNHOME. 2nd floor balcony,
brand new appliances W/D 9119 SW 52nd
Ave. C-201. $1200Avail now 305-219-4226
8-15-25-2

Avail 8/1 2BR/1.5 BA Cresap Arms Condo. 4
BIks. from campus. Covered parking. $1050/
MO Individual leases available. Security
deposit & references required. LR & DR fur-
nished. Call 380-0090 5-31-6-2

Shell Rock Villas 2BR/1.5BA
$725/month. End unit, fireplace, screened-in
Porch, & on bus route to UF. Call American
Dreams Realty, LLC (352) 338-7505. 5-
24-4-2

HORSE PROPERTY 3 acres. 1850 sq ft
2001 MH. New: roof, well, fenced yd, washer,
dishwasher. 2 12'x12' stud stalls ea w/ 30'x40'
paddock. 800 sq ft shop. 4BR/2BA, frpl. SR
26,UF:10-15min $1300/352-585-1458
5-31-6-2

Gainesville's Best Kept Secret!
Unforgettable 1/1 and 2/1 apartments!
Rates as low as $4991
Next to UF, Shands, Butler Plaza!
Water included! Pets welcome!
Leasing NOW and for FALL!
Call today! 352-376-1248
8-15-25-2

QUIET AREA & CLOSE TO UF
SW 20th Ave. busline, 2BR/2.5BA New
Townhouse, 1200 sq. ft, fenced backyard,
A/C, W/D hook-up, DW, $775/mo. Call Lalit
for app. 378-6817, 871-8205 5-31-6-2

DUCKPOND GARAGE APT
1/1, hardwood floors, washer & dryer. $600/
mo + deposit. 111 NE 8th Ave. 850-291-4969
5-31-6-2

DUCKPOND COTTAGE
3/1, hdwd flrs, highceilings, claw-foot- tub,
W/D. Pets allowed w/dep. 738 NE 2nd St.
Avail Aug 1. $1025/mo + dep. 850-291-4969
5-31-6-2

*3BR/1BA, bonus room, cent H/AC. $900/
mo
0611 NW 34th Dr. $925/mo.
Call 372-4903 5-24-4-2

2BR DUPLEX
BEHIND NORMAN HALL
Cent H/AC, ceiling fans, $600/mo. 922/924
SW 7th Ave. Call 372-4903 5-24-4-2

***Near UF**W
4 Bedroom 2 Bath
Newly Renovated Kitchen *
10' x 10' Laundry Room *-2 Car Carport
610 NW 34 Terr
MANNY 352-317-4408
6-14-10-2

ROOM FOR RENT IN
2BR/1BA on SW 16th Ave. Available June 1
- Aug 1. $285/mo + electric. 407-922:c0029
5-29-5-2


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BRAND NEW CONDO AT CAMPUS VIEW.
Close to sorority row. 3BR/3BA. $600 per
roo --+ $50 for parking (optional) + utils.
Avail Aug 1st. Please call Tom 407-694-0692
6-14-10-2

Duplex for rent: 2BR/1BA $500/mo + $500
deposit. For lease info please contact
landlord at 352-514-9698. Location: Tower
Oak Glen Apts. (near Tower Rd) 10 min to
UF. Leave msg w/ph # & I will call back. 5-
29-5-2

CRICKET CLUB II
PRE-LEASING
SPECIALS
Brand new 1,2, & 3 bdrm
Luxury apartments
Conveniently located near
shopping, restaurants
and SFCC. For more info. Call:
352-3314546
M-F 9-6, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5
8-9-24-2

Cute cottage 2 bedroom 1 bath with study
and large laundry room 316 NW 20th Ave.
$825/mo with yard service. Call Barbara,
Green Tree Realty, Inc. 317-4392 5-31-6-2

Cute yellow home 2 bedroom 1 bath with
hardwood floors, freshly painted, yard
service. 425 NW 19th Ave. $850/mo. Call
Barbara, Green Tree Realty, Inc. 317-4392
5-31-6-2

Nice 2 bedroom 2 bath on 5 fenced acres,
mobile home, $895/mo. 1001 NW 192nd
Ave. Call Barbara, Green Tree Realty, Inc.
317-4392 5-31-6-2

DUCKPOND 1BR/1BA
hardwood floors, large front porch, W/D, very
quiet, blocks to downtown, available June 1.
$525/mo 304 NE 6th St. 379-4952 5-29-5-2

Available 8/07 4br/2ba w/yard; window
AC, W/D hkups, yrd serv incl; off street
parking; $1200/mo. 414 NW 10th St.
EdBaurManagement.com 1631 NW 6 St
-375-7104 8-15-25-2

Available 1st week of Aug 3br/2ba, cent
A/C, W/D incl, 1 car garg, fenced yard, pets
OK-~ld serv incl. $1175/mo. 1015 NE 5 PI
EdBaurManagement.com 1731 NW 6 St.
-375-7104 8-15-25-2

Aug rental 3br/3ba duplex; walk to UF, cent
A/C, off street parking, $1500/mo 1022 SW
4 Ave. EdBaurManagement com 1731 NW 6
St. 375-7104 8-15-25-2

Brand new Townhouses Lofts Oasis-move in
now; 2br/2.5ba-$1200/mo, 3br/3.5ba-$1500/
mo Security, trash, condo fees incl. 2515 SW
35 PI. EdBaurManagement.com 1731 NW 6
St. -375-7104 8-15-25-2

June rent is FREE. No security deposit.
2BR w/walk-in closets/1BA. In Georgetown
Apt. Big living room. Pool. On #6, 8, 10 bus
routes. $649/mo. Call 335-6365 5-29-5-2

Whispering Pines ready mid-August: new
2br/2ba condos at SW 24th St & SW 35 PI;
near UF & hospitals, shopping, on bus route.
$1100/mo. Edbaurmanagement.com 1731
NW 6 St. 352-375-7104 8-15-25-2

3BR/1BA HOUSE. Close to campus.
Hardwood floors, nice yard, W/D hook-ups.
2627 SW 31st Terr. $840/mo. Call 215-7199
5-24-4-2

QUIET, PEACEFUL PROPERTIES
01/2 of duplex 2BR/1BA off 6th St. Close
to UF. $625/mo.
*New house in Alachua 3BR/2BA. $1395/
mo. Call 339-1824 5-29-5-2

$450/mo, No smoking, pets, or roommates. 1
bedrt m, upstairs garage apartment. Central
a/c, living room, kitchen, and study. Located 2
blocks to UF, student ghetto behind Norman
Hall. Foreign students welcome. One year
lease. Call John 352-316-4988 5-31-6-2

Walk to class. 2BR at Summit House on SW
16th Ave. Quiet & safe. Recently renovated.
$795 per month plus dep. Available 8/1. Call
352-262-2440 6-14-10-2

Rootfit available in 4BR condo. 3 blocks
from campus.includes all utilities. $395. Very
nice, pool, laudry facility, park-like setting.
378-4626. Available now. 5-31-5-2


01 For Rent
5 unfurnished 3

3240 NW 41st. Ave on bus line. 3BR/1BA
on quiet street. Updated kitchen, fenced,
screened porch, carport. $950/mo. Avail 8/1.
Denise 407-509-4574 or Jen 352-495-7714
8-15-24-2

2BR/1BA PINE RIDGE. Tile floors, W/D
hookup, close to shopping. NS. No pets.
$500/mo + $500 security deposit. Call 374-
7175 5-31-5-2

New Condo. Great location for UF off
University and 13th. 1BR/1BA. W/D. $750/
mo. Call 381-9200 or 337-1760 5-31-5-2

HISTORIC HOUSES
Hardwd rloors ceiling iar.~ porches 107 NW
4th Ave. 3BR/2BA. $1250/mo. 406 NW 10th
St. 3BR/1BA $1250/mo. Bungalow. 3Blks to
UF. First, last, sec. No Dogs. Call 373-3736
6-19-10-2

Luxury townhome 1.5 years old. 3BR/2.5BA:
Great location. Minutes to 1-75, GHC, 20 min.
to UF & Shands $1400/MO incl. util & cable
Owner/manager Call 352-472-9778 or 305-
299-3485 5-31-5-2


APTS and Homes for Rent
BLKS to UF! Visit our website at
www.merrillmanagement.net
Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
5-31-5-2


1BR/1BA1 BLK TO UF
AVAIL NOW!
Grad II Apts, 1236 SW4th Ave.
Central H &Air, Carpet, Inclds
Wtr, Swg. Pst ctrl, Garbage $500/MO
Laundry facilities. Merill
Management lnc.352-372-1494 5-31-5-2

2BR/1BAApt. 5 Blks to UF
St. CroixApts. $650/MO
840 Sq Ft. Central H &Air,
Laundry Facilities, Inclds.
Wtr., Swg, Pst ctrl and Garbage
829 SW 5th Avenue., Avail Summer or
Fall Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
5-31-5-2

2BR/1BAApts, 1BLK to UF!
Wood floors. Central H &Air,
750 sq ft. 1238 SW 1stAvenue
$650/MO. Avail Summer or Fall
Call Merrill Management Inc.
372-1494 5-31-5-2

2BR/1BAApt. 1 BLK to UF!
Wood floors or carpet. Avail
Summer of Fall Window A.C,
Nat. Gas Ht. $625/MO
216 SW 12th St. Call
Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
5-31-5-2

1BR1BAApts. 1 BLK to UF!
1218 SW 3rd Ave. $450/MO
Window AC, Nat Gas ht.
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
5-31-5-2

MARCOTTAPTS
1BR/1BA Apt. $500/MO
1029 SW 3rd Avenue, Central H &Air
Carpet. Call Merrill Management Inc.
372-1494 5-31-5-2

2BR/1BAApt1 BLKto UF!
Carpet, Central H &Air $750/MO
1234 SW 1stAve.Call Merrill
Management Inc. 372-1494
5-31-5-2

SPRINGTREE
3BR/2BA Home with Garage
Central H &Air, Carpet
1400 Sq. ft. $1000/MO
2704 NW 42nd Place "
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
5-31-5-2

3BR/1BA Home, newly remodeled
Central H &Air, Near Law School
217 NW 36th Drive $1050/MO
Avail 8/15 Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 5-31-5-2

PICKWICK PARK
4411 SW 34th St. #801
2BR/2BA Townhouse
Central H &Air, Pool,
Avail 8/15 $800/MO
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 5-31-5-2


Q For Rent
unfurnished


2320 NW 16th Avenue
3BR/2BA house $1500/MO
Central H &Air, Carpet
Beautiful home! Call
Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 5-31-5-2

3BR/1BA Home $775/MO
Central H & Air, Wood Floors
2801 NW21stTr Call
Merrill Management Inc 372-1494
5-31-5-2

1 Room Efficiency, Tile Floors
Window A/C, Screened porch
Across from Stadium 1806 NW
2nd Ave. $450/MO Call Merrill
Management Inc. 372-1494
5-31-5-2

Townhouse for Rent
Large 3BR/3BA
Clean, quiet, spacious
Only $1125/month
Call 941-737-6997 6-7-6-2

GREAT DEAL FOR 1 PERSON
Roomy 2BR/1BA apt in older Duckpond
home. Eat-in kitchen, A/C, clean, .quiet.
$500/mo. Call 352-378-4684 6-5-5-2

515 NW 51st Street. 3/2 Great location,
close to schools & shopping. All appliances,
washer/dryer, screened, lanie, fireplace, ga-
rage $1350 333-9874 or 317-7346
6-14-8-2

3BR/1BA House + Garage Avail August 1st
3 miles North of UF.
1957 NW 31st Ave.
Central heat/AC, clean.
$900/mo 352-331-0590 or 514-5060 cell
6-5-5-2

5 or 6 bedroom mansion just 8 blocks from
campus! Fantastic opportunity for 6 people
(or 5) to live it up for only $500 a person.
Space and location at an affordable price
1728 NW 8th Ave. Call Eric 352-375-6424
6-5-5-2

***STUDENTS***
1,2,3,& 4 BEDROOM APTS. & HOUSES
CLOSE TO CAMPUS. Call 371-3260
8-15-23-2

Sun Bay Apt. 999 SW 16th Ave #80. $390/
month all inclusive except cable. No de-
posit. Available in June with short lease until
December Call Wayne at 407-256-3864 or
Lesia at 407-902-7728 6-5-5-2

Apartments Available Now
All Florida Areas: All Major US Cities
Browse our lisitng FREE
WWW.SUBLET.COM
1-877-For-Rent (367-7368) 5-24-1-2

******WALK TO UF******
Small 2BR in older house, hardwood floors,
utilities included, small pet OK. $500/mo
*ALSO* 1BR in very old house downtown.
$400/mo. Call Greg 214-3291 6-14-7-2

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!!!
Bike/bus/walk to UF/Shands. Adjacent to
campus. Beautiful 1BR/1BA w/ full applianc-
es, incl W/D. Gorgeous community pool and
fitness center view. Last floor with vaulted
ceilings. NS, No pets, No waterbeds. Annual
lease. $755/mo Avail 8/1/07. 561-798-7437
8-15-22-2

Rockwood Villas
Close to Mall & on Bus Line
3/3 for $1050/mo
Union Properties, Inc. 373-7578
8-15-22-2

Malibu Cove by Norman Hall
Spacious 1BR Loft $675/mo
Union Properties, Inc. 373-7578
8-15-22-2

3BR/3BA in Rockwood Villas available
June 1. New appliances, new carpet & tile.
Screened porch. $1295/month. Call 352-
281-4318 No pets, NS. 6-5-4-2


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CAMPUS CLUB
May -Aug. $400/mo, furnished, all incl. Bus,
pool, gym. Call Jon 407-361-7541 5-31-8-3


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SUMMER SUBLEASE
IN 3/3 TOWNHOUSE APT.
On UF Bus route, $465/mo
EVERYTHING included! Avail ASAP
813-244-3865 5-29-5-3

Male tenant wanted immediately in 3BR
Just $300/month through July.
2 Christian roommates already in Towne
ParcApartments. Tennis, pool, bus.
Call Eric at 352-219-2879 8-15-25-3

1 BR/1 BA @ Towne Parc SW 23rd Terr. $350/
mo (+elec) bus #9, 35 to UF. May 19-July 25
(lease ends) Tennis, gym, pool, downstairs.
AC & patio. Quiet. Call Jun 352-870-2803
5-29-5-3


LARGE ONE BEDROOM APT
for summer sublease. Across from cam-
pus on corner of 14th St & 2nd Ave. Only
$470/mo. Call 407-463-4057 for more into.
5-29-5-3

Female roommate needed. Beautiful new
house w/sec alrm, bus stop, fast internet,
cable, fenced bkyd. Quiet area, pool, pvt BA.
Avail now thru Aug or longer. $500/mo incl
all utils. Joyce 352-395-7462, 941-724-0961
5-31-6-3

2BR/1.5BA, 1045 sq ft $620/mo May, June,
July. 309 SW 16th Ave. #129. 352486-1609
or 352-376-1611 ext 4809 5-24-4-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE
Recently remodeled 1/1 rent flex. Summit
House, 1700 SW 16th Ct. Walk to Shands,
vet school, UF. $595/mo. Option for a new
lease. Call 376-9668 or 337-1760 5-31-5-3


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CHEAP SUBLEASE IN MUSEUM WALK
in a 3BR/3BA. Beautiful apartment and a
very large room with a walk in closet. Close
to campus!! The price is very negotiable!
Contact Lauren 727-204-6446. 5-24-3-3

.3BR/3BR University Glades. 3415 SW 39th
Blvd. May FREE! Ask leasing office for
rooms 134B or Call 617-5400 5-24-3-3

1BR/1BA, quiet, roomy, bus route, home
away from home. Close to shopping, few
miles from UF. Pets allowed. Incl water,
sewer, garbage, pets control. $449/mo. Call
786-223-0221 5-31-5-3

CABANA BEACH
1BR/1BA in 2BR.2BA. $589/mo. Female
needed. Everything included. Will have
roommate. Call 703-946-7547 7-5-12-3

$350/mo EVERYTHING INCLUDED
Utils, cable, internet, phone. New & clean.
May thru Aug. No pets. No smoking. Very
nice neighborhood. Call 407-451-8440 or
321-251-5480 5-29-3-3

1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA.
Female only. Available now to July 31.
$275 a month + util.
Call 904-349-2507 6-5-5-3

MAY & JUNE FREE
Available NOW through Dec. Secluded
furnished 1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA @ Melrose
Apts. $467/MO. neg. All utils incl. Quiet
roommates. Female only. Call 813-464-1936
6-5-5-3

College Park Apts The Avenues. Female.
June-July. 1BR, 'private bath in 2BR apt.
$500/month. Great location off of University
Ave WALK TO CLASS. Call 352-494-4950
Gail 5-31-4-3







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Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
8-15-25-4

Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm with all ameni-
ties. Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 8-15-25-4

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. UFGat6rHome@aol.com
7-5-29-4

Female roommate needed. Live in Beautiful
new house w/sec alrm, bus stop, fast inter-
net, cable. Quiet area, pool, pvt bathroom.
Avail April until Aug or longer. $500/mo Joyce
352-395-7462, 941-724-0961 5-31-13-4

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 6-21-20-4

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

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 5-29-7-4

$250/mo Walk to campus & downtown.
Month-to-month rent. Great student room-
mates. Call 352-371-9409 6-7-10-4

College roommate. Countryside. Share 4BR/
4BA upgraded furnished condo with 3 other
students. 1.5 miles to UF. Bus route, pool,
W/D, cable, internet, util, & newspaper incl.
$470/mo. 386-672-6969 or 386-299-3396
7-5-15-4

Room available in 4BR/3BA house off NW
16th Ave between SFCC & UF. Cox cable, &
HS inet, new carpet & ceiling fans, DW, W/D
& new oven. $380 all util incl Another room at
$360 util inc. No cats or dogs 352-328-4995
5-31-10-4


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MALE ROOMMATES needed starting in
Aug in new 4BR condo 5 min from UF by
Sororoity Row on bus route. $575/mo util
included, private bath. Call David @ 954-
821-6229 5-24-4-4

PERFECT FOR GRAD/MED STUDENTS
Avail July 1st. 2 very large rooms w/pvt baths
in large home 5 min to UF. $550/mo + utils
each. Newly decorated. Call 352-284-0979
7-26-20-4

NEED ROOMMATE
HOUSE 3BR/1BA, 1.2 miles from stadium.
$300/mo rent + utils. Call Mark @ 904-607-
6814 5-29-5-4

Female vet student seeking NS roommate
to share 2BR/1.5BA condo. Hi-spd wireless
internet, local phone, security alarm & W/D
included. SW area 2 mi. from UF. pool in
complex, on bus route 20 & 21. Very close
to gym & shops. pets welcome. I have 2 cats.
Available August. $400/month + 1/2 utilities.
Call Melissa @ (813) 453-8326 5-24-4-4

Large furnished room in elegant Victorian
home for male grad student or professional.
NS, quiet, low-key household. 376-3195 5-
31-6-4

Female roommate, own bed/bath, furnished,
Windsor Park, close to UF on bus stop, pool,
hot tub, tennis, gym, $525, 1/3 utilities, avail
Aug 407-361-1154. 5-29-5-4

GRAD STUDENT NEEDED
3BR/2.5BA new townhome. Gated, W/D,
parking, bus, pool, & gym avail. $350/mo +
utils. 727-729-1561 6-14-10-4

FEMALE ROOMMATE for 3/2 with DW, W/d.
Approx 3 miles norht of UF $450/mo utilities
included. 352-207-6430 5-29-5-4

Female, non-smoker roommate wanted
to share mostly furnished two bedroom
apartment ONE BLOCK FROM UF, behind
Chipotle. No pets. Call Sarah 352-262-9323,
guaranteed parking. 5-31-6-4

Looking for female to share 4BR/2BA on
farm 10 miles from UF. Pet friendly. $275/mo,
Call Jen 352-495-7714 6-24-11-4

ROCKWOOD VILLAS Newly remodeled 2/2,
1BR avail for male student. NS. W/D, fully
furn. $425/mo +1/2 utils. Free local phone &
wireless internet, cable. Call Nancy 352-494-
6110 6-5-5-4


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A roommate to rent 1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA
In renovated Rockwood Villlas.
Call 339-6176 8-15-24-4

Everything included $450/mo. Luxury house
w/garage @ Palm Grove. Share 3BR/2BA
house w/a med student. NS female only. No
pets. House has guest room Call 514-0316
6-12-8-4

ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
Downtown. $285-$360/rm + utils. Free inter-
net access. Short term. No pets. No smok-
ing. .378-1304 6-5-5-4

2BRs, $325 each + share util.
in 4BR house w/yard. NW 39th
St & 8th Av. Quiet people only.
352-692-4419 or 954-326-8347. 5-24-2-4

Beautiful house in NW side near Westside
Park. 1 room avail, large yard, fireplace,
deck, W/D, 450/mo inc. until. Current resi-
dents very cool. Come check it out!
Richard .m.Leon@sfcc.edu 6-5-5-4

Female wanted to share Furished 3/2
house- LR, DR, Den, Deck, W/D, CHA. 1.5
mi W of UF law, 5 mi to SFCC, on bus rts
& bike trail. $395/mo All inclusive! Summer
$300/mo NS/No pets. Call 407-721-8627
6-5-5-4

Roommate wanted for 2BR Apt. $319/month
+ $200 deposit. 309 SW 16th Ave. Laundry
and pool close. Call Adam at 222-4417 6-
5-5-4

Grad studts. Beautiful student-owned house.
Very close to UF. Quiet neighborhood. Great
parking. NS. Pets neg. Furn except BR.
Inside laundry, screened porch, hi-speed
wireless. $595/mo, utils incl. 813-295-3015
8-15-23-4

NS Professional or Grad
In luxury 3BR/2.5BA home w/pool. Close to
UF & SFCC. $395/mo+utis. 376-5970 or
258-4880 5-31-4-4

Female roommate needed. 1BR for 4/2.5
new townhouse, 10 min from UF by car
or bus, all included. $400. 954-557-4769/
baezwpa@bellsouth.net 6-7-6-4

Female student needed to share 3BR/2BA
house. NW neighborhood. Fenced-in back-
yard. W/D. Close to bus stop. 6 miles from
Santa Fe. $350/mo. 1st/Last deposit, year
lease. Call 305-401-6817 5-31-4-4

ESTATES JUNE/JULY
1/1 Female. $475 all included. 954-557-4769
or baezwpa@bellsouth.net 5-31-4-4

Female roommate to share furnished 2BR/
2.5BA townhouse. $420/mo + utils. Wifi, ca-
ble, W/D, parking included. No pets. Please
call Delia 352-359-2243 6-7-5-4

Rooms for rent looking for females, brand
new Condo 3 mins from UF. RTS bus outside
complex, has elevator, BRs incl pvt BAs,
fully furn! pvt pool, nice, quiet location. Avail
July, 2007! Call 305-304-1703. All utils incll
6-19-8-4

2 Rooms Available 4 Summer
6 Blocks from UF NW 6 Ave & 14 Ter
3/1 house Big room:$400 Small room: $300
U pick the length of the lease
Call: Adam 278-1745 6-7-5-4

Roommate Wanted!
Hailey Gardens, Great Loc.
1 bd/1ba avail, for summer C
$550/mo, w/d, wireless int, dig. cable & dvr
Call Kelly 904-501-9876 6-12-6-4



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

PRE-CONSTRUCTION, NEW, & EXISTING
CONDOS, TOWNHOMES, & HOUSES
FOR SALE NEAR UF AT AFFORDABLE
PRICES. SEARCH HERE OR RECEIVE A
FREE COMPLETE LIST VIA E-MAIL. Visit
www.mattpricerealtor.com or Call Today,
352-281-3551, Matt Price, Campus Realty.
8-15-25-5


Walk to downtown/UF!
2/1 vintage charmer
Huge back porch,
appreciating area. $105,000
Gore-Rabell Real Estate, Inc.
378-1387/352-DREAM ITI
8-15-25-5


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Houses and Condos -3 blks from UF!
Call Eric Leightman for all properties
Walking distance to UF. 2,3,4 brs.
Action Real Estate Call Eric at 352-219-
2879 or 352-331-1133 8-15-25-5


1BR 3 blocks to UF & Shands. Newly remod-
eled, central A/C, WID, 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




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NEW 1,2&3BR Condos Starting at $159K
By UF. Gated. Covered, assigned parking
Matt & Tiffany Thomas Realtors
Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc.
352-494-0194 & 352-316-5556
8-15-25-5





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Walk to UF and stadium from luxurious
Jackson Square Condominiums.
Built to last a lifetime Priced from mid-$250s
Call 352-870-9453
8-15-25-5


2/2 off Archer between campus & 34th St.
Just $126,900! Fully furnished with washer/
dryer & all appliances. Eric Leightman Action
Realty 352-219-2879 8-15-25-5


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 8-15-25-5


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 8-15-25-5


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!
5-31-37-5


If you would like to
CONTRIBUTE TO BUILDING A HOME
FOR HOMELESS SCHOOL CHILDREN
in our community,
please call Ken at 352-339-1746
8-15-25-5








Beautiful 1/1, 2/2, & 3/3 condos just 1.5
miles from UF & on the busline! Plenty
of parking & fabulous amenities includ-
ing resort-style pool & spa, fitness room,
basketball & tennis courts. Prices start
at $119,900 with great buyer incentives.
www.WindsorParkatUF.com.
Amy Buese, Realtor, 352-222-7890
Anita Smith, Realtor, 352-514-7789
Bosshardt Realty Services; Inc.
8-15-47-5


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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 Condos
352-376-3320
8-15-25-5

Huge 2001 Condo 2BR/2BAw/Ioft
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


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BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION
CLOSE TO UF AND HANDS
Starting in the mid $170's
2BR/2.5BA Townhomes
Gated Community on Bus Route
2508 SW 35th Place
OPEN HOUSE Th & F 2-5, Sat & Sun 1-4
Contact Birdie Murane, Venture Realty
of North Florida at 352-222-8888 o sit
WWW.ALEXANDRACONDOS.COM
6-21-12-5

FOR SALE 2BR/2BA. Oakbrook Condo. 975
sq ft, walk to campus, 2nd story, poolside, tile
floor, Great Location! Only $135,000 10-20k
under asking price of similar units. Call Jim
352-854-2693 5-24-5-5 _

For Sale by owner. 3BR/2BA. 1424 sq ft.
$209,900. Quiet neighborhood. 2 miles to
UF. 7 min to Shands. Near shopping, bike
rt. Ready to move in. All appliances, window
covering, tile firs, ceiling fans. New AC, roof,
alarm system, W/D, 219-3266 or 317-6999
5-29-5-5

Vision South Condo's
1016 SW 8th Ave.
1BR & 2BR 2.5 BA Townhouses
Walk to UF
New, ready by Septemberl
Price $174,000 & $287,000
Gore Rabell Realty 378-1387
www.gore-rabell.com 8-15-25-5

PRIVATE INVESTOR WANTS TO BUY
INCOME PROPERTY.
9O*Will look at all, any conditioniel
Divorce, foreclosures, estates.
***352-224-561100*
7-10-15-5

Casablanca 2BR/1.5BA Condo
for sale-$130,000. All major appliances in-
cluded. 15 min. bus ride to UF. Call American
Dreams Realty, LLC (352) 338-7505. 6-
7-8-5

Condo For Sale:
OAKBROOK WALK 2/2
in beautiful setting; walk to UF; $174,900.
352-373-9140 x24 oi 800-388-9140 6-7-8-5

SPACIOUS CRICKET CLUB
4BR/2.5BA great amenities, carport. New
appliances. $168,900. Call 941-737-1%P or
352-207-3380 5-29-5-5








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TOWNHOUSE 5 BLOCKS FROM CAMPUS
2/2.5, 1176 sq ft, 2-story, washer/dryer,
clubhouse w/pool & gym, on main bus route.
38 rSW 20th Ave. $159,000. 786-205-2618
7-12-16-5

BEAUTIFUL HOME NEAR UF & NATURE
2500 sq ft, 3BR/2BA, fireplace, wood floors
& much more. $185,000/OBO. 106 SE 71st
Terr. Call 352-316-1637 6-14-10-5

For Sale By Owner: 2516 NW 19th Way,
Gvillp 3BR/2BA, 2200 sq ft cottage in the
w/'e 2 mi from UF. Completely updated
$349,000. For appt call 352-317-6096/352-
376-9946 8-15-25-5

For Sale By Owner Hailey Garden condo.
2/2.5, living, dining, kitchen, front &
back porches. W/D, 1.5 years old. HOA.
Immaculate cond. Avail 6/1/07. $172,900.
Appt only. 386-426-1340, 386-212-2422
5-31-6-5




M. M. PARRISH
REALTORS'
mmparrish.comr
Contact Coldwell Banker M. M. Parrish
Realtors today to find out more informa-
tion on our many condominium communi-
ties. There's something for every lifestyle
Magnolia Place Condominiums a luxury
lifestyle gated community of townhomes:
352.377.4977. The Palms luxury urban
living in new construction: 352.372.5375.
Summit House Condominiums steps away
from Shands and campus: 352.372.5375.
8-15-25-5

Attention! Condos & Townhomes starting at
$116,900. close to campus & shopping. On
bus routes. Call Joseph Freck 284-1537 or
Chet Harris 258-3826 Realtors ERA Trend.
5-24-4-5

The Oaks Condominiums
New Construction 2BR/2BA condos starting
in the low $140s. Located near UF.
Contact Dawn Johnson 352-514-9508
7-31-20-5

Quiet Cottage in Micanopy.
15 minutes from UF. 2/1 with hardwood floors
and large fenced back yard. $134,000. 466-
0965 or 213-5283 5-24-3-5

FSBO: 3BR/2BA (2006) $249,900
Home on 1 acre in quiet SW Gville
Jetted tub, walk-in closet, tile,
carpet, 2 car gar, fr/bk porches.
Must see! Call 352-284-6028 6-5-5-5

Prime location close to UF, Downtown, the
new Lowes, Starbucks, major streets & av-
enues, and nice neighbors. Like new house:
new paint, new wood laminate flooring, new
appliances, replaced heating & air, replaced
siding (w/hardy board). 1556 total sq ft under
roof, decks in front/back. Nice yard for pets.
$183,000. Call Ramon Groene Realtor Pear
Tree Realty, Inc. 352-359-6225 or 352-335-
3802 6-14-8-5

OAKBROOK WALK CONDO
2BR/2BA end unit. New ceramic tile, freshly
painted. Walk to UF. $174,900. Michael Hall
Realty 333-1955 5-31-4-5

For Sale 2BR/2BA multi-level condo with rus-
tic 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 car-
peting. $144,900. Contact Mike at 727-919-
1599 for details. 6-21-9-5

TFihI;lNG ABOUT BUYING A HOUSE OR
CQNDO? Consult a real estate professional
and benefit from years of experience at no
cost to you. Call Ricardo Kokkas/Campus
Realty. 352-318-3384 6-21-9-5

AUCTION APALACHICOLA, FL, June
9th, 11am, 20 Properties. Condominiums,
Gulf View & Gulf Access Lots; Historic
District Home, St. George Island Lots
ww-' idurhamauctions.com (800)342-2666
J. Aitham & Associates, Inc., J. Hendry &
Associates, Inc. AB#2013 AU2608. 5-24-
1-5


Auction 80 acres Divided. Prime
recreational real estate, quiet, secluded
homesites, well stocked ponds, Washington
County, FL, Friday, June 8 @ 2pm..(800)323-
8388 AU4779 AB296 rowellauctions.com.
5-24-1-5

West Virginia Farm Auction 200 acres
in multi parcels, 5 acres and larger,
Union WV 24983, June 9th. Breathtaking
views, rural countryside. (800)726-2897
www.riverbendauction.com Randy Burdette,
927, Broker. 5-24-1-5

Never Rent Again! Buy, 3BR/2BA $16,000!
Only $199/Mo! 2BR $15,000! 5% down
20years 8%. HUD Homes Available! For list-
ings (800)366-9783 Ext 5796. 5-24-1-5

3BR/2BA Foreclosure! $32,000! Only $278/
Mo! 5% down 20 years @ 8% apr. Buy 6/BR
$215/Mo! For listings (800)366-9783 Ext
5853. 5-24-1-5

HUD HOMES! 4BR/2BA $199/mol Stop
Renting! 5% dw, 20 yrs @ 8% apr. 5BR/
3BA Foreclosure! $317/mol For Listings
(800)366-9783 Ext 5798. 5-24-1-5

HUD HOMES! 4BR/2BA $199/mol 6BR/4BA
Foreclosure! $2-15/mo! Available Now! 5%
dw, 20 yrs @ 8% apr For Listings (800)366-
9783 Ext 5760. 5-24-1-5

Daniel Boone Log Home Auction Asheville,
NC Sat. June 9th 26 New Log Home
Packages to be auctioned. Take delivery
up to one year. Package includes sub-floor,
logs, windows, doors, rafters, roofing, etc.
Call (800)766-9474. 5-24-1-5

AUCTION 1,126+/- Acres Divided Sat.,
June 9, 10:00 a.m. Tracts From 3 to 6 Acres
Crawford County, GA. These select proper-
ties have been owned by the same timber
company for over 25 years. 37 tracts from
3 to 160 acres. Wooded residential tracts,
several hunting tracts, no restrictions. These
tracts are in the eastern and northern sections
of Crawford County. Auction held at Goodwill
Conference Center, 5171 Eisenhower
Parkway in Macon, GA. Pay 10% down,
10% buyer's premium. GAL#2034. Call For
Information (800)479-1763 John Dixon &
Associates www.johndixon.com. 5-24-1-5

So. Central FL 2+ Acre Lake Access Was
$179,900 NOW $79,900. Located in private
gated lakefront community. Lake views.
Excel FinrOwner must sell. Call (888)320-
8399 x 2008. 5-24-1-5

LAND AUCTION 11AM, Saturday, June
9 264 acres, 20 miles North of Perry,
FL SW 1 Federal Rd, Madison County,
FL Agricultural Acreage Great Hunting,
Camping Fishing Timber Harvest Potential!
Suggested Opening Bid: 2,000/acre
(800)257-4161 www.higgenbotham.com
M.E. Higgenbotham, CAI FL Lic #AU305/
AB158. 5-24-1-5

82 ACRES Gainesville, FL area, excel-
lent shape, planted pines and other scat-
tered hardwoods $389,900. Flexible owner
financing available. (800)352-5263 Florida
Woodland Group, Inc. Lic RE Broker. 5-
24-1-5

BEAUTIFUL N. CAROLINA. WESTERN
NORTH CAROLINA MTS FREE Color
Brochure & Information MOUNTAIN
PROPERTIES with Spectacular views,
Homes, Cabins, Creeks, & Investment
Acreage. CHEROKEE MOUNTAIN GMAC
REAL ESTATE... cherokeemountainrealty.
com Call for free brochure (800)841-5868.
5-24-1-5

COLORADO RANCH SALE 35 AC- $36,900
Easy Access, sunset views. All utilities,
surveyed. Financing available. Call owner
today! (866)696-5263 x 2595. 5-24-1-5

LIMITED TIME OFFER 100% FINANCING-
NO PAYMENTS FOR 2 YEARS Gated
Lakefront Community of the NC Blue Ridge
Mtns. All Dockable 90 miles of Shoreline
start $99,000. Call Now (800)709-LAKE.
5-24-1-5

NANTAHALA LAKE LOT with old fish camp
and 2/BR septic permit, close to public boat
ramp. $225,000.00 Valleytown Realty http:
//valleytownrealty.com (800)632-2212 valley
townrealty@verizon.net. 5-24-1-5


SMOKY MOUNTAIN & LAKEFRONT
LUXURY CONDOS Exclusive agents
for HarborCrest & RiverStone Resort &
Spa. Prices from $234,900 to $569,900.
(800)628-9073, RiverStoneRealty.com or
HarborCrest.net. 5-24-1-5

LAKE PROPERTIES Lakefront and lake
view homes And parcels on pristine 34,000
acre Norris Lake in E. Tennessee Call
Lakeside Realty (888)291-5253 Or visit
www.lakesiderealty-tn.com. 5-24-1-5

AUCTION AL-GA-TN 12 Net Leased
Properties *Retail w/Ntl. Corp. Leases
*Mountain Chalets *Retail Land
Offered Individually (800)257-4161
higgenbotham.com Higgenbotham
Auctioneers ME Higgenbotham, CAI
FL#AU305/AB158. 5-2421-5

S. CENTRAL ALABAMA WATERFRONT
LAND SALE! GRAND OPENING SATURDAY
JUNE 23RD. ONE DAY ONLY! Gorgeous
property, great prices, come see for yourself!
Water access from Just $19,900 Paved
Roads, U/G Utilities, Excellent Financing!
Call Now and reserve a priority appointment
(877)457-5263 ext. 1007. 5-24-1-5

LAKE SEATON GEORGIA 1st TIME
OFFERED. 1.96 Acres $110,900; 3 Acres
LAKEFRONT $147,900. Beautiful views
and frontage on Lake Seaton. Black-topped
roads, underground utilities. Only 43 miles to
Atlanta, GA. Don't miss out on Pre-Grand
Opening Pricing! (888)952-6347. 5-24-1-5

EUFALA AL WATERFRONT Gated commu-
nity 2 hours from Atlanta & the Coast. 1/2 to 3
acres from the $40's. Fishing, boating, swim-.
ming & more. Clubhouse, boat slips, nature
trails. (866)882-1107. 5-24-1-5

Timber Company Sell- Off! 20 acres-
$39,900. Subdivision Potential! Big moun-
tain acreage with views. 1 mile to Nacklaus
designed golf course. Close to Tennessee
River & recreational lake. Creekfronts avail-
able. Excellent financing. Free call (866)852-
2538, x. 1201. 5-24-1-5

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS Log cabin shell on 2.
private acres near very wide trout stream in
the Galax area and New River State Park,
$139,500 owner (866)789-8535. 5-24-1-5

NC MOUNTAINS- Gated community with
private river and lake access. Plus gorgeous
mountain top views. Swim, fish, hike. From
$33,000.00 Call today (800)699-1289 or
www.riverbendlakelure.com. 5-24-1-5

1 MILE CREEKFRONTI 55+ acres-
$199,900. Beautiful pasture with 1+ mile
along creek. 2 working barns, fenced for
cattle. West Tenn. Potential to subdivide.
Excellent financing. Call now (866)852-2538,
x.1257 TN Land & Lakes. 5-24-1-5

TENNESSEE- NORRIS LAKE lots, cabins &
condos available. Luxurious, rustic setting.
Investment rentals or year- round living.
www.TheWillowsAtTwinCove.com Sherry
Shope, Gables & Gates, Realtors (800)488-
9191. 5-24-1-5

LAKE LOT BARGAIN 1 + acres with FREE
Boat Slips- $39,900. Nicely wooded lake
access property~ in brand new premier devel-
opment on spectacular 160,000 acre recre-
ational lake! Prime waterfronts available. Call
(800)704-3154, x. 1241. 5-24-1-5

Coastal GA! 119 Acres-.$234,900. GA/ FL
border. Mature pines, abundant wildlife,
black rail fencing. Long road frontage,
utilities. Potential to subdivide. Excellent
financing. Call now (800)898-4409 x 1163.
5-24-1-5

GA/ FL Border Huge Savings! 23.55 AC,
only $99,900 (was $124,900) Coastal region.
Wooded, loaded w/wildlife. Easy drive to St.
Simons Islandl Subdivision potential CALL
NOW (8001898-4409 X 117R 5-94-1-R


BED FULL SIZE $75 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 8-15-25-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $350
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. 352-372-
7490 8-15-25-6

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. 8-15-25-6

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
8-15-25-6

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 8-15-25-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
8-15-25-6

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 8-15-
25-6

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

DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 8-15-25-6

"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.
8-15-25-6

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in.plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$100 352-377-9846.8-15-25-6

Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
8-15-25-6

BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 8-15-25-6

FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 8-15-25-6

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
8-15-25-6 ,

Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 8-15-25-6

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
8-15-25-6


BEDS FURNITURE FUTONS
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New 0 Used 0 Buy 0 Sell 8-15-25-6

BEDS FUTONS FURNITURE
Quality furniture at reasonable prices.
Morrells Furniture Outlet,
140 NW 6th St. 352-378-3400
Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfurniture.com
8-15-25-6

Quality Household items King Simmons
super plush Mattress set $775, Desks $125.
Pair, Leather Livingroom set $300, Paintings,
Mirrors, Tables, Dinette, Outdoor Furniture,
Lawn Mower, 200+# Deluxe weight Bench &
more! View: www.TexturedWallFinishes.com
352-641-6023, 920-918-9801 6-5-5-6

Slate blue couch, great condition $500; din-
ing room table seats two, glass $200; bed
w/box & frame, queen/full $150; all in really
great condition. Moving. MUST SELL!!! 352-
317-7742 6-5-5-6

Color TV 19: $40; Window AC 13000 BTU
$85; Nice sofa $75; Queen bed $60; Full bed
$50; Alwa Stereo w/cd $60; Old Magazine
Aero Digest 1945-53, over 50 $95; Dining
room table & 4 chairs $75; 335-5326 5-
24-2-6


*f Computers


CASH PAID For Laptops
Sales/Service 336-0075.
Power Supplies & Drives.
Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 8-15-25-7





A+ Computer Geek
www.AComputerGeek.com
8-15-25-7

Computer Help Fast A+ Computer Geek
House/Dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/
ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 333-8404.
-www.AComputerGeek.com 8-15-25-7

COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
8-15-25-7


l Electronics

GUITAR AMP FOR SALE
Roland Jazz/Chorus -. 120. Great, clean
sound. Very powerful, good condition. $399.
352-363-9277 5-29-2-8



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)
8-15-25-9


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BED QUEEN $100 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
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PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 8-15-25-10

UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENTAUCTIONS
are underway...
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and
more. All individuals interested in bidding go
to: http://www.surplus.ufl.edulonlinel
8-15-96-10

TELESCOPE
DS 2000 Series by Meade Polaris D52-114,
all extras Best reasonable. 352-486-1380
5-24-6-10

2 H-Barber Chairs $200 each
For more info. Call 374-8451 5-29-5-10

PRO DRAFTING TABLE $450/OBO
Red steel w/drawer, chair, & light
Williston. Pick-up only. 305-522-0609 6-
5-5-10

Pool Table, Circa 1945 Brunswick Centennial
9 foot, Art Deco style, rosewood & aluminum.
A beautiful table marking the 100th year an-
niversary of the Company. The table is in per-
fect cond $4500/OBO. 538-1857 6-5-5-10

FREE GAS GRILL!!!!!!
Works great. Moving- come pick it up!
Call Joe 813-732-1885 5-29-3-10

What Destroys Relationships? Answer pg
446 Buy and Read Dianetics by L. Ron
Hubbard Send $8.00 to: Hubbard Dianetics
Foundation, 3102 N. Habana Ave., Tampa FL
33607(813)872-0722. 5-24-1-10

METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$ buy direct
from manufacturer. 20 colors in stock with
all accessories. Quick turn around! Delivery
Available.. (352)498-0778 Toll free (888)393-
0335 code 24. www.GulfCoastSupply.com.
5-24-1-10

ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do you earn
$800/day? 30 Machines, Free Candy All for
$9,995. (888)629-9968 BO2000033. CALL
US: We will not be undersold! 5-24-1-10


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Notice: Post Office Positions Now Available.
Avg. Pay $20/hour or $57K annually includ-
ing Federal Benefits and OT. Get your exam
guide now. (800)709-9754 EXT.5799 USWA
Fee Req. 5-24-1-10

TIFFIN- ALLEGRO MOTORHOMES wel-
comes. Florida's Newest Dealer- Suncoast
RV in New Smyrna. Special Introductory
pricing on Allegro Gas, Bus Phaethon
Motorhomes SUNCOAST RV (866)459-
3517-www.suncoastrv.com. 5-24-1-10

STEEL BUILDINGS FACTORY Direct- 30x40
was $13,290, Now $6,820. 40x60 $21,859,
Now $10,562. 60x80 $36,148, Now $17,642.
Sizes up to 100,000 square feet. Dealerships
Available (800)720-6857. 5-24-1-10


M Motorcycles, Mopeds

** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
8-15-25-11

***SOLANO CYCLE***
Scooters from $899. Largest selection from
KYMCO, Daelim, Hyosung, Adly, Go-Ped,
Schwinn, others. 2 yr warrantees.
3550 SW 34th St 338-8450 solanocycle.com
8-15-25-11

*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Created by Students for Students!
Brand new scooters at incredible prices!
1901 NW67th PI Ste C, 336-1271
www.NS4L.com
8-15-25-11

***GatorMoto***
We have moved to a temp. location as we
await the completion' of our new state of the
art facility. We still have new scooters start-
ing at $1199.1 yr Warranties. We also service
ALL brands of scooters. Pickup Available.
Low Labor Rates. Free estimates. 376-6275
8-15-25-11

SCOOTER SERVICE
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service
rates! Will service any make/mode. Low
pickup/dropoff prices. $19.99 oil changes.
Call us! 336-1271 8-15-25-11

SWAMP CYCLES
534 SW 4th Ave. Largest Selection of
E-bikes, Scooters, Motorcycles, Offroad, &
Accessories!! Best Prices and Customer
Service!! www.swampcycles.com
8-15-25-11

***ww. BuyMyScooter.com***
Buy A New Scooter 0 Buy A Used Scooter
All on one site! Check the website or call
336-1271 for more info! 8-15-25-11

**SHINKO SPORT BIKE TIRES**
190/50/ZR17 $115.95-180/55/ZR17 $112.95
120/70/ZR17 now $82.95 (in stock + more)
Michelin/Dunlop/Bridgestone/Metzeler/Pirelli
www.rpmmotorcycles.com/tires 377-6974
8-15-25-11

****CASH PAID****
For MOTORCYCLES Fast and convenient
Running or not. Any bike 1970 to 2007
I will pick up. Call TODAY 352-441-0442 8-
15-25-11

GATORMOTO is Gainesville's #1 service
facility. We repair ALL brands of scoot-
ers. Pickups available. Lowest labor rates
around. Quickest turnaround time. Run by
Gator Grads so we know how to treat our
customers! 376-6275 8-15-25-11


Autos


*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running'or not!*
NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 8-15-25-12

CARS -CARS BuyOSellTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
8-15-25-12


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OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us
8-15-25-12

$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
8-15-25-12

Grand Opening
Sunrise Auto Sales
3630 N Main St.
352-375-9090
Buy Here, Pay Here 8-15-25-12

Sunrise Auto Sales
3630 N. Main St.
352-375-9090
No credit check
Bring W-2s and Drive home today: 8-15-
25-12

Sunrise Auto Sales
352-375-9090
$2000 off all financed vehicles
Warranty available
Wide selection of vehicles 8-15-25-12

Sun City Auto Sales
2306 NE Waldo Rd
352-338-1999
Buy Here, Pay Here
No credit check 8-15-25-12

Sun City Auto Sales
352-338-1999
Bring W-2s & drive home today
Wide selection of vehicles
$2000 off all financed vehicles 8-15-25-12

JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY!
*** FREE FREE FREE* FREE***
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
CALL DON 215-7987 8-15-25-12

CARS FROM $29/MO!
Hondas Chevys Jeeps and more!
$0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr.
For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
8-15-25-12

**HEADLINERS SAGGING?**
POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK?
On site available. Call Steve 352-226-1973
8-15-25-12

*FAST CASH PAID*
For any car, truck, or SUV Running or not.
'94 and up. Call Segovia 352-284-8619 8-
15-26-12

2005 Nissan Altima SL2.5
for sale $13,000 and in great shape. Power
seats, etc., leather int., Call Julie at 871-5354
6-14-10-12

2004 CADILLAC ESCALADE
49,000 miles, $32,800 OBO, company car,
silver color, one owner. More info. Visit
www.blue4.com/car/ or call 352-262-0444
8-15-25-12

95 TOYOTATERCEL
Bright red, grey interior, excellent condition.
78k miles. 1 owner. AM/FM/CD, new tires,
new paint, A/C, 35mpg. Fun car to drive.
$4000. OBO. Call 386-437-9805 5-29-5-12

FORD MUSTANG 2001
Excellent condition inside & out. Green, 2
dr, coupe, V-6, 5 spd, 74k mi, alloys, spoiler,
6-disc CD, AM/FM, tint, AC, PS, PL, PW,
tilt, cruise. $5799. Call 352-494-6145 6-
14-10-12

HONDAACCORD 2005
Value package. 8000 miles. Almost new
car! KBB value $16,150. I will give it to you
for $14,000. Contact me before May 21st.
trytowin@ufl.edu 352-359-0663. Hurry up!
5-29-5-12

2000 HONDA CIVIC EX
4 door. Excellent condition. Loaded. Gold.
$6000/OBO. Call 352-317-1881 7-3-12-12

'02 FORD EXPLORER
50,500 miles, red, sport model, excellent
cond in & out. $9600/OBO 352-281-7460
5-24-1-12


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168 Ibs, Black Hair,
Brown Eyes




Wanted for:
Utter Forged
Instrument
ALACHUA COUNtY

CRIME

STOPPERS

Call (352) 372-STOP


$500 Police Impounds! Cars From $500! Tax
Repos, US Marshal and IRS sales! Cars,
Trucks, SUV's, Toyota's, Honda's, Chevy's,
more! For listings Call (800)425-1730 x2384.
5-24-1-12

$500 Police Impounds! Honda Accord
97, $800! Toyota Camry 94, $550! Nissan
Maxima 93, $750! for listings (800)366-9813
Ext.9275. 5-24-1-12


*I Wanted


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

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

UF GRAD PAYS MORE
for gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, dia-
monds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer
before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-
8090 8-15-25-13

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
5-24-74-13

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 5-24-74-13

WANTED: 10 HOMES To Show Off Our
New Lifetime Exterior Paint. Call Now to
see if your home qualifies. (800)961-8547.
(Lic.#CBC010111) 5-24-1-13


M* Help Wanted

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

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alligator

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

LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving re-
cord, drug-free, pers ref. www.carrsmith.com
for details. 8-15-25-14

Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
train, PT to start with more hrs possible. Start
at $7.00/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
between 9-4 M-F. 8-15-25-14

CNA CLASS: $2501 learn @ your own
time & pace. All you need to be a CNA
& pass the state exam is on VCR tape.
I have a 95% PASS RATE! check it out:
www.lapcnatraining.com or 800-566-4913
8-15-25-14


Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and IT needed for various positions.
Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
our team! Learn more at www.gleimr4m/
employment 8-15-25-14

$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 8-
15-25-14

SECRET SHOPPERS a
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, Training Provided
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
8-15-25-14

GATOR DOMINOS
$12 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.67 $7.40/Hour INSIDERS
$8.35-$9.40/hr MANAGERS in training
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com/jobs
Or at any of the 6 locations. 8-15-25-14

Gator Domino's is growing again. We are
looking for career oriented team mem-
bers. Now hiring Assistant Managers and
future GMs. $8.35-$9.40/hr for Managers
in training. GMs $40k+. Send resumes
to Freddie@gatordominos.com or call
Ann at 352-318-9650.. Learn more at
www.gatordominos.com -8-15-25-14

GREAT PAY FOR-THOSE WHO STAY! Park
Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (fullday availability)
& line workers (AM 8:30-1 & PM 12-6 shifts
avail) 15-40hrs-your choice. Great work envi-
ronment. Apply in person. 7404 NW4th Blvd.
Across from Home Depot. No calls please
5-31-142-14

POLITICAL CALL CENTER
Phone reps needed ASAP for Political &
Corporate Campaigns. Up to $9/hr + bonus
potential. 371-5888 ext 111, 4112 NW22 Dr.
8-15-25-14

*** SOCCER COACHES***
needed for GSA rec and camp youth teams.
Experience required. License preferred for
comp. For info:
contact@gainesvillesoccer.org or 379-5979
8-15-25-14

PARADIGM PROPERTIES
Leasing Consultant, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
EOE, DFWP
220 N. Main; 352-375-2152 X301 x301
www.teamparadigm.com
8-15-25-14

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 8-
15-25-14

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. 8-15-25-14

SHIFT MGMT
$7.25 $9.25. You are in charge. You.lake
the call. Food service or retail exp a must.
Fax resume 384-9911 or apply in person @
any Pizza Hut. 8-15-25-14

DELIVERY DRIVERS up to $12/hr.
KITCHEN HELP $6.75/hr.
CALIFORNIA CHICKEN GRILL 378-2442
8-15-25-14

GRADUATING PREMEDS ONLY
- Clinical Assistant for full time patient are.
Will train. Email resume, MCAT,-GPA to Dr.
Levy afn22025@cox.net 6-21-30-14







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ml Help Wanted 1 Help Wanted


OFFICE ASSISTANT FT outside/inside.
versatile, loves to read, enjoys words &
lariiAge(s). Excellent computer skills. 1
yr+ commitment. Resume to: 626 NE 1st
St. 32602 or PaulSRothstein@yahoo.com
6-14-28-14

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


*SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
ONETWORKADMIN
*TECH SUPPORT
*SALES CONSULTANT
*LAWN MAINTENANCE
*SHIPPING TECH
Send reume to hr@gleim.com
www.gleim.com 5-24-4-14


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

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

NANNY ASAP for adorable
5 mon old: full days M,T, W
36 hrs/wk $9/hr; now & fall;
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume, pix,
schedule to gnv@nanoneone.com 5-31-
9-14

MAUI TERIYAKI
Now hiring cook & cashier, PT/FT Apply in
person 600 NW 75th St. Benefits include
FREE MEALS 6-24-14-14






S Now Hiring
-Experienced Notetakers and Editors
SUMMER 2007
Apply Online at www.SmokinNotes.com
5-24-6-14

SUMMER WORK
GREAT PAY
Immediate FT/PT openings
customer sales/svc. No exp nec. cond apply.
All ages 17+. 352-372-6697
6-21-14-14

Experienced IT Professional needed for full
time position. Reliable transportation a must.
E-mail resume to tech@gainesvillecsi.com
5-31-7-14

Market Analyst
Rsch mkt conditions to determine sales.
Examine & analyze stat data to forecast &
track trends. Gather & analyze competitor
info: prices/ sales/distrib. & mkting. Measure
effect: mkting, advert & comm. programs &
strategies. Req: 2 yrs exp & Masters 40
hrs. Pay $51K/yr Morriston, FL/ Send
Resume to RG Stables 9127 NW 150 Ave.,
Morriston, FL 32668 5-31-7-14

SCHOOL BOARD OF ALACHUA COUNTY
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM AT VARIOUS
LOCATIONS- Interviewing NOW for jobs
beginning August 13th. Leave for the sum-
merklowing you have a job when you return
in the Fall.
ACTIVITY LEADERS- $10/hr- Bachelor's
desired or successful experience working
with children.
AIDE i $8.44/hr- HS or equiv. min. 3 years.
Exp. As teacher aide or equiv. Combo of
training & exp. working with children.

Hours required M,T,Th, F- 1:45-5:30, Wed-
12:30-5:30PM DRUG TESTING REQUIRED-
BAGC.GROUND CHECK CONDUCTED-AA/
EOE CALL 955-7766 FOR INFORMATION.
Submit application, resume, 3 reference let-
ters & transcript to SBAC personnel
620 E. University Ave. 5-24-4-14


Office Worker- Must be able to work Summer
C, Fall, & Spring. Average 10-15 hrs/wk
in home office. Must have transportation.
Honest & a hard worker. Email fraternityma
n629@bellsouth.net We will email you a job
description. No phone calls. 5-24-4-14

$10-12 HOUR
Mortgage lender has immediate openings for
college students for telephone sales posi-
tions. No exp required. Flexible hours. Apply
in person between 3-6 PM Mon-Fri. 1900 SW
34th St. Suite 206. (2nd Floor above credit
union) 5-24-4-14

AUTOCAD PT PERSON
Mon-Fri Daily 30-50 hrs/wk. $9/hr. Must
be dependable + good knowledge of ba-
sic AutoCad. 1 mi from campus. Email
wells@ridgwaytruss.com 5-24-4-14

JAVA DEVELOPER
Experience in Tomcat web applications re-
quired. FT or PT. Salary and benefits. Send
resumes to careers@austinmicbael.com or
call 352-367-8525. 8,15-25-14

WEB/ PHP DEVELOPER
Exp. in HTML, PHP, and MySQL required.
Photoshop/ Flash a plus. $12 +/hr. Send
resumes to careers@austinmichael.com or
call 352-367-8525 8-15-25-14

Litigation Paralegal for small business litiga-
tion firm. FT duties include document control
and organization, scheduling and calendar-
ing, client communications, trial preparation,
organization of exhibits and aid in prepara-
tion of depositions and hearings. Ability to
learn and use various computer software is
essential. Competitive pay scale. Start date
is in August. Please send resume and un-
dergraduate transcript to: P.O. Drawer 1168,
Gainesville, FL 32602, or fax (352-375-6249.
6-14-10-14

Legal assistant for small business litigation
firm. P/T (flexible hours). Computer skills
required. Send resume to: P.O. Drawer 1168,
Gainesville, FL 32602, or fax (352) 375-
6249. 6-14-10-14

Heavenly Ham
works around your schedule. $7.50/hour to
start. Need front counter persons, delivery
drivers, kitchen prep and sandwich mak-
ers. Apply in person 3832 Newberry Road.
5-31-6-14

WEB/PHP DEVELOPER
Experience in HTML, PHP, and MySQL
required. Photoshop/Flash a plus. $12+/hr.
Send resumes to careers@austinmichael.c
om or call 352-367-8525 8-15-25-14

JAVA DEVELOPER
Experience in Tomcat web applications re-
quired. FT or PT. Salary and benefits. Send
resumes to careers@austinmichael.com or
call 352-367-8525 8-15-25-14

Professor needs dictaphone typist
Pick up cassettes at Haile Plantation office.
Fax back typing next AM. $4.00 per page.
Fax resume to 335-6925 5-24-4-14

Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches-Camping
Services is looking for summer cam-
pus counselors. We're just 45 min from
Gainesville/Ocala. Employment dates May
28-August 10. Please call Jason Gillett
@352-447-2259 for more information. EEO/
DFWP 5-31-6-14

WEBSITE DESIGNER
To enhance/redesign buisness website.
Proficiency with Flash, PhotoShop, Java
required. Please call Sebastian @ 339-3156
5-24-4-14
New Business Seeks Reliable Confident
Sales Reps. No Exp Necessary PT Evenings
Perfect Student or 2nd Job Up to $10 per
Hour Paid Weekly, Paid Training, Flexible
Schedule Leave Message @352-377-2573
5-29-4-14

GENERAL MAINTENANCE
Looking Glass Apartments
Full (w/experience) & Part-Time
Call 376-1111 -111 NW 16th St.
8-15-25-14


i .Help Wanted


MARKETING MAJOR
to market air taxi company based in
Gainesville. Please email ybur resume to:
scott@rdairservices.com or call Scott at 352-
377-7308 5-29-5-14



LEASING AGENT, PT
Friendly, energetic person. Experienced
preferred. 20 hrs/wk, Hourly & bonus.
Great benefit pkg. Must be avail weekends.
Apply in person 13400 Progress Blvd.
Alachua or Hunters Crossing Apts. DFWP
8-9-24-14


PART TIME FRONT DESK POSITION
available for chiropractic office. Must have
friendly, outgoing personality. Strong orga-
nization and communication 'skills. Email
resume drzdcl@netzero.net 5-24-4-14


NEIGHBORHOOD CANVASSERS
Needed.$7/hr plus bonuses. Fun work, flex-
ible hours. Must have own transportation
472-9077. 5-29-5-14


Teachers Needed
Imagine Leaming Center 371-5450 Taking
applications from reliable, creative individu-
als who enjoy working with children 8-25-
25-14

UF Survey Research Center
Telephone Interviewers
NO SALES
$7.50-$8.00/hr
Flexible Scheduling
Great Resume Builder
352-392-2908 ext. 105
8-15-25-14


FT or PT person for customer service dept.
Must type min 40 WPM, pleasant phone
voice, able to handle heavy call volume.
Knowledge of Word, Excel, Access. Apply
at Jackson Stoneworks 1111 SE 22nd Ave,
Gainesville, FL32641 6-12-9-14


Choose your income, hours, and rewards.
I Do! Start your own AVON business for $10
Susan Snyder. Ind. Avon Sales Rep.
To sell or buy call 386-462-1401 or go to
www.youravon.com/susansnyder 8-15-
25-14

YMCA Summer Employment -

Are you looking for a fun way to earn money
during the summer??

Become a part of the YMCA team!
Everyday is a GREAT day at the YMCA!!

*Camp Counselors in Gainesville, Poe
Springs, Micanopy and Lake City,
*Bus Drivers, Custodians, Gymnastics
Counselors, Wellness Attendants, Child
watch Attendants & Lifeguards!!

Apply in person
Northwood YMCA 5201 NW 34th St. (352)
374-9622 EOE DFWP 5-24-4-14


The Honey Baked Ham Co & Cafe is now hir-
ing for front sales & sandwich prep. Approx
20-25 hrs/wk $7/hr starting pay. Apply in per-
son 618 NW60th St. (Behind McDonalds on
Newberry Rd) Call 331-1253 5-29-4-14

TGR INVESTMENT, LLC
Now hiring security personnel to monitor
surveillance tapes. No experience required.
Please call 352-379-2812 6-5-6-14

**DANCERS NEEDED**
For adult entertainment company. Make
$1000+/wk. Flex sched 378-3312 8-15-
24-14

LIQUID GINGER ASIAN FUSION
restaurant is now hiring for all positions.
Please apply at 101 SE 2nd Place Suite
#118 5-31-5-14


l! .Help Wanted


DRIVER OPPORTUNITY
Gatorfood.com
Potential earnings $14-$20/hrl Make your
own schedule. Fun environment, great op-
portunity. For info contact Bianca 379-3663
8-15-24-14

NEED CASH $$$?
Then join our growing team! Now hiring
motivated, reliable, friendly and ener-
getic team members for cashierlhost
& prep positions, PIT & FIT. Earn great
pay while having funl Apply in person at
Dragonfly Rolls 'n Bowls, 3117 SW 34th
St #1, University Towne Center (next to
Carrabbas). No calls please. 5-31-5-14

EXPERIENCED SWIM LESSON
INSTRUCTORS & COACHES. PT evenings.
Call Jill 335-0518 5-31-5-14

BABYSITTER/LIGHT HOUSEKEEPING
About 15hrs/wk $7 an hour
Spanish or Portuguese speaker ok
Email deia05@ufl.edu or Call 352-281-7567
5-31-5-14

4 SALES POSITIONS FT/PTAND
2 POSITIONS WITH WEBSITE EXP,
DATA ENTRY AND SITE MAINTENANCE.
Gator Fever Archer Road 692-4472 or 692-
5597 5-31-5-14

Escape Day Spa in Haile Plantation is look-
ing for outgoing and enthusiastic spa coor-
dinators to answer phones, schedule appts.,
etc. Part time availability Mon-Sat.
Please Fax resume to 352-335-2445
5-24-3-14


SHelp Wanted


Civil/Environmental Engineer
Jacksonville Beach, Florida

Applied Technology and Management is
a leader in coastal, water resources, and
environmental engineering. We provide
exciting, high potential career opportuni-
ties in a multidisciplinary environment. Our
Jacksonville Beach office is seeking an entry
level Engineer to assist in water and waste-
water treatment facility design, collection
systems design, master planning, construc-
tion drawing and specification preparation,
bidding document preparation, and permit
application preparation. Requires BS in
Civil/Environmental, and some experience.
Knowledge of WaterGEMs and SewerCAD
modeling desired, FL El preferred.

Applicant should be resourceful, be able
to work in a team environment. Must be
available for occasional travel in the US and
abroad.

ATM proudly offers competitive compensa-
tion and benefit packages and the oppor-
tunity to work in collaborative environment
with co-workers who are experts in their
respective field. Check out our website and
submit resume to hr@appliedtm.com high-
lighting direct experience. Please include
ref. #7024-A.

ATM is a drug free/smoke free workplace.
We are an equal opportunity workplace and
encourage diversity in the workforce.
5-24-3-14
ORDER TAKERS & CUSTOMER SERVICE
POSITIONS PT or FT $7.50/hr to start. Call
338-6004. Wed-Sat. 5-29-5-14


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Student needed approximately 12 to 15 hrs/
week to assist human resource office in local
engineering firm over the summer. Duties
include research, analysis, reports and cleri-
cal responsibilities to recruiting, training and
planning. Must be skilled in MS Office, and
expert in Excel. Prefer 2nd year or above
major in Business, MBA or engineering.

Check out our website and submit resume
to hr@appliedtm.com .Please include ref.
#7033-A.

ATM is a drug free/smoke free workplace.
We are an equal opportunity workplace and
encourage diversity in the workforce
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MAINTENANCE HELPER
PT/FT summer only. Basic maintenance and
grounds. Apply in person at Tivoli Apts. 2841
SW 13th St. or Stoneridge Apts 3800 SW
34th St. DFWP. 5-24-2-14
$10/Hr- Display Builder
10-20 Hours/week
Apply in person, 8-5, M-F
Jackson Stoneworks
1111 SE 22nd Ave, GVL
6-21-10-14

PT MEDICAL BILLLING POSITION
Late PM/Early eve req'd. 5 days/wk. Good
pay. Send resume to 6400 W. Newberry Rd
#310, Gville 32605 6-5-5-14

Female or Male, Sales or Service
Video games, electronics, computers, Ebay,
salary + bonus. 1127 W. University Ave. Call
386-462-7275 for interview. 6-7-6-14
5 STAR PIZZA
is now hiring delivery drivers. Flexible hours,
great pay. Closing drivers earn $125+ per
shift. Apply in person @ 600 NW 75th St.
352-333-7979 6-21-10-14

RECEPTIONIST
Needed for a major telecom company.
Flexible hours. PT or FT. No nights or
weekends. Bilingual a plus. EEOC 372-2051
6-14-8-14

TELEMARKETERS
Needed for a major telecom company.
Flexible hours, PT/FT. No nights or week-
ends. Bilingual a plus. EEOC. 372-2051
7-19-16-14
HARRYS SEAFOOD BAR & GRILL
Looking for experience line cooks.
Competative wages.
Please apply at 110 SE 1st Street
8-15-23-14

CASHIER WANTED
Experience with nutrition/vitamins. 376-6748
5-24-2-14

Customer Service Reps Needed
Fora major telecom company. Flexible hours.
PT or FT. No nights or weekends. Bilingual a
plus. EEOC. 372-2051 12-5-94-14

$$ CAN YOU SELL?
WHP is looking for a sales associate to sell
local advertising! Experienced applicants
only please. email marc@whpinc.com 5-
29-3-14
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT. Mature
person. Phoning clients, computer work, flex
hours, 9-3 PM. Great small office. Resumes
to Missy at Northwestern Mutual. 3620-a NW
43rd St 32605. $11++/hr, background check
5-31-4-14
SUMMER BABYSITTER needed for 4 won-
derful and well-behaved sisters (ages 6-10)
in my NW G'ville home, 9:30-3:00pm, m-f,
June to mid-Aug. Duties: walk to swim les-
sons, get lunch, and a little tutoring. This will
be pure fun for the right person. 371-7265
5-31-4-14
GENERAL LABOR OR CONSTRUCTION
LABOR. PT Work. Heavy lifting.
Hardworking, trustworthy. Student. Flexible
hours. $7.50-$8.00/hr. Call 379-8901 or 376-
6183 5-24-2-14

$10/HOUR NEED 2 PEOPLE
1 for yard work & 1 for housekeeping help.
PT, cash paid daily. Call Dick 381-8330 5-
29-2-14
RIDE FOR FREE THIS SUMMER. Barn help
EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. Cleaning stalls
& feeding, monrings @ hunter jumper/cross
country farm 20 minutes from UF. Will trade
for lessons or boarding. Call 359-4149
Stride Rite Children's shoe store is looking
for retail sales person, store hours 10-6pm,
1 yr commitment, pay based on exp., must
love kids, GREAT work environment Oaks
Mall Plaza 6753 W. Newberry Rd 331-7463
6-5-4-14

*TEACHER, AIDES (60 hrs college credit),
ORECEPTIONIST/CLERICAL,
*LUNCH COORDINATOR,
*SLP ASST. (BA/MA) for 2007-2008.
Einstein Charter School 335-4321 x 6 5-
31-3-14


1 1 Help Wanted

A COOL TRAVEL JOB!! A great first job,
over 18, travel coast-to-coast with young
co-ed business group. $500 signing bo-
nus. Transportation and lodging furnished.
(800)537-7256. 5-24-1-14

Driver: DON'T JUST START YOUR
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ROUNDUP

LaPorta receives SEC Player of the Year honors


STAFF REPORT

Senior first baseman Matt LaPorta and a
handful of his teammates were honored by
Southeastern Conference coaches Tuesday.
For the second time in three years, LaPorta
was named SEC Player of the Year and a
member of the All-SEC first team.
.,pior outfielder Brian Leclerc joined the
slugger on the first team while outfielders
Matt den Dekker and Jonathan Pigott and
shortstop Cole Figueroa were named to the
All-Freshman team. UF's three selections
to the freshman squad tied Mississippi for
most in the conference.
LaPorta was named SEC Player of the
Year in 2005 as well. He is the first player
to receive the award twice and remains
UF's first-ever recipient.
In 2005, the junior finished with an


NCAA-best 26 home runs. His efforts
helped the Gators to the final round of the
College World Series in Omaha, Neb.
After an injury-plagued 2006 season,
LaPorta returned for a final year, and
while UF's success has not mirrored that
of 2005, the first baseman's has.
He entered the SEC Tournament lead-
ing the conference with a batting average
of .419 with an on-base percentage of .591.
He has notched 50 RBI and 19 home runs.
LaPorta has struggled recently, how-
ever, going 1-for-8 at the plate in his last
four ballgames.
Opposing teams have refused to pitch
to .LaPorta, walking him 12 times in that
span.

LEVINE HONORED: All season long, UF
coach Andy Jackson knew freshman Jesse


Levine was one of the best players he'd
ever coached.
Everyone else is beginning to notice as
well.
"It's a big honor, but it's an honor
(Levine) deserves."
Andy Jackson
UF coach

Levine, .ranked No. 3 in singles,
was named the Intercollegiate Tennis
Association's National Rookie Player of
the ear on Tuesday.
"It's a big honor, but it's an honor
(Levine) deserves," Jackson said.
As play began Wednesday in the NCAA
Singles Championship, Levine and the
other four UF entries all advanced to to-


day's second-round action in Athens, Ga.
Jackson said third-seeded Levine
looked a little tight Wednesday but played
well enough to defeat Virginia's Treat
Huey 6-3, 6-4.
While Levine was busy winning
awards, freshman Megan Alexander was
busy defeating award winners.
No. 39 Alexander defeated North
Carolina's Jenna Long 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (3) in
the biggest UF upset on Wednesday. No.
10 Long was named ITA Senior Player of
the Year.
Also advancing were freshman Csilla
Borsanyi, junior No. 23 Diana Srebrovic
and junior No. 21 Greg Ouellette.
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Early UF lead negated by errors in extra-inning loss


By ALEX WEINTRAUB
Alligator Writer
aweintraub@aligator.org

HOOVER, Ala. It might not
be the Red Sox and Yankees, but
UF and South Carolina have made


a habit of turning their meetings
into nail-biters.
Their last three showdowns
have been decided in the ninth in-
ning or later, and Wednesday was
no exception. In both clubs' first
match of the 2007 Southeastern


Conference Tournament, the
Gamecocks (40-17, 18-13 SEC)
bested the Gators (28-29, 15-16
SEC) in 12 innings by a score of
4-3.
"It's a tough loss for our ball-
club," UF coach Pat McMahon


UF senior relief pitcher David Hurst reacts after South Carolina's Harley Lail hit a walk-off single in the
12th inning of the Gators' 4-3 loss to the Gamecocks on Wednesday.


said. "You have to give. South
Carolina an awful lot of credit.
They just played their hearts out,
and that's what tournament time
is all about."
The Gators played the
Gamecocks tough but were unable
to hold on to an early 3-0 lead after
costly mistakes in the infield.
USC scored all of its runs in
innings where the leadoff hitter
reached base on an error. None of
the squad's runs were earned.
In the bottom of the 12th in-
ning, Gamecocks first baseman
Justin Smoak hit a sharp grounder
that shortstop Cole Figueroa
couldn't field. Smoak would end
up on third after a balk and a sac-
rifice bunt. After two intentional
walks, outfielder Harley Lail drove
a single up the middle to win the
game for USC.
"We did our best," first base-
man Matt LaPorta said. "We just
didn't come through today."
UF struck first in the second
inning after Gamecocks ace Harris
Honeycutt walked the bases
loaded and catcher Cody Neer hit
a sacrifice fly to score outfielder
Brian Leclerc from third.
The Gators would add two more
in the third inning. Figueroa led off
the frame with a double, and sec-
ond baseman Avery Barnes drove
him in with a single in the next
at-bat. Designated hitter Austin
Pride would drive in Barnes with
a single later in the inning.
But the Gators' hitters went


cold for the rest of the game.
In the remaining nine innings,
UF would only be able to muster
two more hits against Honeyattt
and the USC bullpen.
"He sinks down a little bit right
before he pitches," LaPorta said.
"That was throwing my timing off,
and I'm sure it was throwing the
other hitters off too."
Freshman pitcher Kyle
Mullaney would hold USC in
check until the sixth inning, when
the Gamecocks were able to capi-
talize on an error and a wild pitch
to score twice.
The Gators had a shot to add
some runs in their next at-bat, but
after loading the bases with one
out, they were un-
able to convert.
"The seventh
inning was key,"
Baseball McMahon said.
"We had two op-
portunities to push
that lead up some, and we didn't
come through."
USC would take advantage of
another UF error in the seventh to
tie the game on a sacrifice fly.
Mullaney threw six innings, al-
lowing 5 hits and 3 runs none of
them earned.
"I just tried to keep us in the
game," Mullaney said. "Now we
just have to come out and try to-
morrow."
UF will face Alabama next.fhe
Crimson Tide lost to Arkansas in
the first game of the day.


Gators to face Crimson Tide with season on the line


* A LOSS WOULD BRING THE
TEAM'S SEASON TO AN END.

By MIKE MCCALL
Alligator Staff Writer
mmcall@alligator.org

HOOVER, Ala. Thanks to the double-
elimination format of the Southeastern
Conference Tournament, the UF baseball team
will live to play another day, despite their loss
to South Carolina on Wednesday.
Unfortunately for the Gators, today's
10 a.m. CDT (11 a.m.. EDT)matchup with
Alabama may be the end of their season, as
their hopes for a trip to the NCAA Tournament
look bleak.
Teams must have a record of at least .500
to qualify for an at-large bid, and at 28-29, UF
will need two wins to become eligible.
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against the Crimson Tide today and a victory
Friday against the loser of today's matchup
between second-seeded Arkansas and the
third-seeded Gamecocks.
That feat is certainly a tall order, but as
usual, UF isn't looking ahead.
"What we really want to do is just go out
and play our game," UF first baseman Matt
LaPorta said.
Today's tilt with Alabama (31-25) presents
UF with an excellent chance to get its first win,
as the Gators took two of three from the Tide
earlier this month in Gainesville.
This time, however, the game might as well
be in Tuscaloosa, which. is just a 45-minute
drive from Regions Park in Hoover.
Due to the large expected crowd of crim-
son-clad supporters, UF is treating the match-
up like an away game.
"Obviously, playing here in Hoover, there's
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fans," UF coach Pat McMahon said.
"It's a great opportunity for our guys,
but it'll definitely be a partisan crowd for
Alabama, as it ought to be."
"What we really want to do is just
go out and play our game."
Matt LaPorta
UF first baseman

The Crimson Tide, who lost to Arkansas on
Wednesday, also face elimination.
Junior Bryan Augenstein will be charged
with quieting the rowdy Tide fans, as he will
make his 16th start of the year.
So far, Augenstein is 7-5 with a 5.24 ERA
and is coming off an eight-inning outing
against Tennessee in which he allowed just
two runs to earn the win.
"We're going to need an outstanding pitch-




EUF basketball coach Billy Donovan an-
nounced the hiring of assistant coach Rob
Lanier on Wednesday. Lanier will replace
Donnie Jones, who was named the head
coach at Marshall last month.


ing performance," McMahon said. "It's go-
ing to be a wonderful opportunity for Bryan
Augenstein."
If UF can win today, the team will face a
very difficult matchup against Arkansas or
South Carolina against whom the Gators are
a combined 1-6 this season.
Even with a win Friday, UF has no guaran-
tee of actually making the NCAA Tournament,
and series losses to Virginia Military Institute
and Kent State, combined with midweek
defeats against Stetson and Central Florida,
certainly weaken their case.
All of that means nothing if the Gators can't
topple the Crimson Tide today, something
they remain positive they can do.
"Alabama is a great team. They're in the
SEC, and they made it to the tournament
- everybody here is a great team," LaPorta
said. "I feel confident in our ballclub more
than anything."




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