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TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2007
For sororities, Bid Day only the beginning
* PANHELLENIC SORORITIES
GAVE OUT BIDS MONDAY.
By ILEANA MORALES
Alligator Contributing Writer
For Kayla Griffin, the second
time around is the charm. After
quitting Panhellenic Recruitment
last year, she came back to school
this year with the confidence to
Griffin was one of 1,200 girls
who rushed to join one of UF's
sorority chapters during the
Panhellenic Council's recruit-
ment program, or "rush week."
The week began Aug. 18 and
ended Monday with sororities
making bids for the candidates.
As a sophomore, Griffin felt
better prepared to tackle the
intensity of rush week, which
proved too stressful her fresh-
"It was pouring the whole
time, and I was moving in at the
same time," said Griffin of her
first attempt to rush. "I didn't
know anything about sororities.
I didn't see myself as a sorority
As she discovered that most
of the friends she made freshman.
year were in sororities, Griffin
started to see herself as a Greek.
She was impressed to find
sorority women who shared the.
same interests and values. Many
of them were in the same clubs
as her, such as Campus Crusade
"I like the idea of having a
large support system and some- L
where to have a home away from
home," Griffin said.
"They seem to have a lot of P
fun. You know, you go to watch
'Grey's Anatomy,' and 20 girls
are with you. It's like a sleepover
"It's like a sleepover
Griffin and other girls who
rushed participated in four
rounds of activities. Each round
was more formal than the for-
The week started off with two
days of visiting each sorority
house. Recruitment counselors,
known as Pi Chis, led the girls
through Sorority Row. The coun-
selors wore oversized orange or
blue hats and tie-dyed shirts.
"Pi Chis really try hard to
make it enjoyable," said sopho-
more Vibha Agarwala, who
Nicole Safker/ Alligator Staff
New members of Chi Omega Sorority hug near Norman Hall after learning their bids Monday afternoon.
Sorority members gathered near Sorority Row to welcome new women as part of Bid Day.
walked to each house in a pair
of flip-flops to avoid blisters. She
switched into high-heeled shoes
right before stepping into each
Pi Chis were equipped with
survival kits containing first aid,
mints, deodorant and "basically
everything a girl could need,"
she said. They also carried coffee
filters which Agarwala learned
are good for blotting out sweat.
Some of the Pi Chis kept the
girls' spirits up with music from
iPods and portable speakers.
Agarwala, a music major and
SEE RUSH, PAGE 13
UF dining facilities plan to accept credit cards
Hungry UF students without cash and with a low balance or,
their Gator 1 Cards rave a new payment option for on-
campus dining, according to Student Government
All of the dining areas on campus will
accept credit cards within the next two
..eeks, including restaurants at the
Student Sen. Kevin
-. Reilly. a Gator senator
.-,._. -. wrho represents District
B. Vending machines
will not be included in
r the upgrade.
Students will not have to pay a surcharge for using credit
cards, he added.
Credit cards are now accepted at four dining areas around
campus: Capeesh. Little Hall E.x.press. Graham Oasis and Beats
Market, Reilly said.
Student Body President Ryan Moseley said his administration
oegan working on the project as soon as he took office.
Most of the credit, Moseley said, goes to Aramark, the com-
pany that provides UF's dining services. Aramark handled all
technical issues, he said.
"We're really excited." Moseley said. "We want our projects tc
be geared toward making real differences and tangible benefits
announced that he
is transferring to
UF and has already.,
enrolled in classes.
Due to NCAA rules,
Moody must sit out
See story, pg. 26.
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a Thanks to the work
of a political science
student, UF is offering
a minor this semester
in American Indian and
See story, pg. 4.
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Reitz Union North Terrace
and North Lawn, 10 a.m. to 2
The Career Resource Center
and Student Financial Affairs
will host a part-time-job fair.
It is free and open to UF stu-
dents and alumni.
Reitz Union Meeting Room,
noon to 1 p.m., today -
The Wesley Foundation is
inviting members of the UF
faculty to meet with the orga-
nization every other week in
a conversational, open-forum
Cancer and Genetics Research
Complex, Room 101, 2 p.m. to
3 p.m., today
The UF Genetics Institute fall
2007 seminar series presents
"Chemical biology of the IclR
one-component system: one
regulator, two native ligands"
with guest speaker Graciela
Lorca, assistant professor. It is
free and open to the public.
Black Student Assembly.
Reitz Union Gallery and Reitz
Union Grand Ballroom, 7
p.m. to 9:30 p.m., today
The Institute of Black Culture
will be presenting an evening
of skits, performances and
speakers from UF students,
administrators, faculty and
staff. The assembly will in-
troduce incoming students to
the resources and opportuni-
ties at UF and will welcome
back returning students.
Deadline to Remember
UF Drop/Add and late reg-
istration for the fall will close
Wednesday at midnight.
Movie and Lecture
UF Cultural Plaza, 5 p.m. to 9
Museum Nights will hold its
fall semester kick-off event
with a free showing of "Jaws"
at 6 p.m. After the show-
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TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2007 ALLIGATOR, 3
New lounge area, other renovations in store for Reitz
By JESSICA DaSILVA
Alligator Staff Writer
By spring 2008, students look-
ing for a place to chill in the Reitz
Union will have more than the
circular blue couch at the first floor
entrance, according to one Reitz
Mike Mironack, director of oper-
ations for the ReitzJUnion, said the
north side of the first floor would
be undergoing renovation for the
Mironack said the changes to the
first floor include an open lounge
area for students, much-needed
administrative offices and updated
The renovation is expected
to cost about $1.3 million. It
will be paid for by the Capital
Improvement Trust Fund, which
uses student tuition money for non-
academic improvements at UF.
The restrooms warrant renova-
tion since they're some of the "most
heavily used facilities on campus,"
Though wood boards are block-
ing the north side of the building's
first floor, Mironack said the en-
trance would not be closed down at
any point during the semester.
The biggest nuisance students
might face is a sign redirecting
them to different commodes during
the restrooms' updating, he said.
"Our goal is to minimize rerout-
ing and inconvenience to our cus-
tomers," Mironack said, specifying
that everyone who comes into the
Reitz Union is a customer.
He said the goal for renovating
the sparsely used lounge areas is
to give students a place where they
can "come hang out and do what
they need to do."
The new lounge will include
two-seat couches and better light-
It will also feature tablet arm-
chairs and more electrical outlets
for laptop users, Mironack said.
Administrative offices on the
first floor will include enough space
to house about 24 Reitz Union offi-
cials from the administrative staff
and event and catering services,
For now, the three departments
have been temporarily moved to
the third floor, with multiple ad-
ministrators sharing office space.
Mironack shares his office space,
once a conference room, with three
24 officials including Union
administrators and event and
catering services 0th
Christopher Dudley, a UF fresh-
man, said he plans to use the new
lounge facilities come spring.
Dudley said he has quite a long
break between some of his classes
and could use a lounge area with
more electrical outlets.
"I haven't been around campus
too much, but I haven't seen too
many places where you can really
do that like the Reitz and the Hub,"
Lindsay Weaver, a UF journal-
ism junior, expressed the same
ideas, though she said she didn't
think there was anything wrong
with the women's restroom.
* Two-seat couches
* Improved lighting
* Tablet armchairs
* More electrical outlets
er renovations will include:
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4, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2007
Center for the
December 15, 2005: County and
--- city managers are authorized
to help determine funding for
the plan by working with their
commissions and the plan's
--- April,13, 2006: Funding is
approved for a one-stop center in
a joint meeting of city and county
January 29, 2007:
a collection of local
providers, is approved
to provide services at
the One-Stop Assistance
Center for the Homeless.
March 26, 2007: City Commission
selects the site at 3335 N Main
Terrace as a potential site.
Rachel Greenfield / Alligator Staff
City edges closer to homeless center
By ANDREW TAN
Alligator Staff Writer
Gainesville city commissioners came
another step closer Monday to establish-
ing a center for homeless services.
In a 5-to-2 vote, the Commission ap-
proved a lease that may establish a one-
stop center at 3335 N Main Terrace for
local homeless people to receive food,
showers, counseling and other services.
However, the lease will need to be ap--
proved by City Attorney Marion Radson.
The City Plan Board will also need to
rezone the area to before services can be
offered to the homeless.
Commissioners Ed Braddy and Rick
Braddy suggested that a flaw in the
design of the one-stop is requiring it to be
near a Regional Transit System bus stop.
Bryant echoed Braddy's concerns and
said it might be better if the center were far
away from the city. The City of Madison,
Wis., he said, has had positive results by
putting its center for homeless services
outside the city.
But Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan said put--
ting it outside city limits and away from
local RTS routes could make it difficult for
homeless people to access the center.
Rosemarie Watson, a member of the.
local Lions Club, a community-service or-
ganization, said the one-stop center could
have an adverse effect on her organization.
Watson was one of several people who
spoke out against the center's location
because of the negative effect it could have
on the neighborhood.
"I fear you're going to' put us out of
business," Watson told commissioners.
However; former City Commission can-
"They don't bite. They're real
former City Commission candidate
didate Rob Brinkman said he wanted to.
address the views some people have about
"They don't bite," he said. "They're real
While some threatened to sue the city,
for the placement of the one-stop center,
commissioner Scherwin Henry said the
money spent to hire a lawyer might lbe bet-
ter spent by putting it into local homeless
The one-stop center is part of a joint city
and county project to end homelessness.
Gainesville Regional / Alachua County
Empowerment Marketplace, a collection
of local homeless service providers that in-
cludes St. Francis House and the Salvation
Army, will offer services at the proposed
The center, which includes two ware-
house buildings, is expected to open May
1. However, it may open earlier if rezoning
is completed before then.
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people pick through boxes of clothing at a clothing drive in November
New minor created
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Ashlee Albert, a UF psychology junior, drinks juice as part of a study at the UF Institute of
Food and Agricultural Sciences. The department holds occasional taste tests open to UF
* THE MINOR FOCUSES ON
AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES.
By ILEANA MORALES
Alligator Contributing Writer
Adam Recvlohe has waited
a year for what he wanted, and
now- it's here. After lobbying
Student Government and UF ad-
ministrators, Recvlohe was able
to make the American Indian and
Indigenous Studies minor a real-
ity at UF this semester.
The new minor is offered by
the department of anthropology
'in the College of Liberal Arts and
Recvlohe, an indigenous Yuchi
and Mvskoke, said his concern
about the lack of programs for
American Indians inspired him to
push for the minor.
The minor requires the comple-
tion of courses Native American
History to 1815 and Native
American History Since 1806.
It also requires the completion
of nine elective history hours.
The road to the minor has been
long and frustrating.
Recvlohe sought SG's.help in
creating the minor in summer
2006. He found a senator who
supported the creation, but no
real help came for six months:
While waiting for SG to act, he
found the help he needed from
Sheila Dickisqn,, associate deann
for academic affairs in the CLAS.
Dickison was optimistic about the
program's future. She said the col-
lege had enough classes related to
Native American history to offer
the minor without hiring addi-
tional faculty or adding courses.
"This minor provides diver-
sity in our curriculum and allows
students to investigate an im-
portant area in our own cultural
heritage," Dickison said, "The
minor will provide visibility for
American Indian and Indigenous
Studies on this campus in a way
that has not existed before."
Recvlohe said he was disap-
pointed that the university did
not offer a mi-
U F nor when he
Academics first enrolled.
"I wish peo-
ple had noticed
before," said Recvlohe, a political
science major. "The minor could
have been there, but no one really
wanted to organize it."
Recvlohe, president of the 500
Nations club, said his goal this
year is to be supportive, to incom-
ing American Indian students.
He said he hopes the minor will
inspire UF to make a better effort
to recruit more American Indian
Recvlohe describes the minor
as eclectic and broad-ranged,
teaching about the indigenous
cultures of the Amazon and the
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Chomp the. Vote,
swamp the polls
F finally, students can register to vote on campus.
Well, let's back up. Students have always been able
to register on campus. The forms have been available on
campus for years. Chomp the Vote, a Student-Government
funded organization, was created in 2004 and took voter reg-
istration even more seriously. That year, the organization regis-
tered 8,000 students that year.
But the organization dropped off the radar in 2005 and 2006
- and 2006 was an important year for national, state and local
politics. Sadly, the number of 18- to 26-year-old Floridians who
voted in 2006 went down from 2002.
Chomp's new director, Frank Bracco, hopes to turn things
around. And he's off to a great start. While very few new vot-
ers were registered by Chomp last year, more than 300 students
have been registered to vote in just the first three days of
Great job, Frank. We're happy to hear that Chomp is once
again functional because it is, without a doubt one, of the most
important organizations on campus.
Chomp is also working to increase students' interest and
knowledge about politics. It will host educational forums for
upcoming primaries and local elections. Chomp hopes to regis-
ter at least 3,000 new voters by the end of the year.
One student who registered Monday, Claressa Midgette,
summed it up best: "If you don't vote, you better not com-
It's also important for you to be registered in Alachua
County, where you live at least eight months a year. If you're
still registered in your home county, you should really consider
So if you're still reading this, march over to Turlington Plaza
ASAP and look for the Chomp the Vote table. Grab a form and
fill it out. Just don't forget to vote when the elections come
around. Don't worry we'll be here to remind you.
Finally! Food in exchange
for money!!! It's just crazy enough to work!
Greks must accept some stereotypes
Greeks must accept some stereotypes
Sorry for the
but someone deserves high
praise for this.
Thanks to Student
Government and Aramark,
the company that provides
UF's dining services, credit
cards will be accepted on
Finally, we will be able
to buy some waffle fries and
a Frappuccino, even if we
don't have any cash and our
Gator 1 Card balance is hov-
ering near $0.00.
Only a few on-campus eat-
eries Capeesh, Little Hall
Express, Graham Oasis and
Beaty Market currently
accept cards, but within two
weeks the rest of our campus
dining locations should fully
accept plastic. The best part
is using-a credit card won't
incur a surcharge, which was
one reason it's taken so long
to get cards on campus in the
Kudos to Senate President
Pro Tempore Kevin Reilly,
who led the project. No
longer will we starve on
But every rose has its
thorns. This is sure to make
the lines longer at the more
popular on-campus eater-
ies. And we hope local res-
taurants across University
Avenue don't lose business
because students stay on
But the worst part? Now
we'll blow all of our pay-
checks on Smirnoff Ices in the
Orange & Brew.
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I heard through the Greekvine that the Greek community
needs a makeover. Apparently some silly television show
filled with sex and sex and beer oh my! bruised
their peach-like reputation. I put together some slogans for
them. Here's my top sorority slogan: "To-ga, to-ga, to-gather
under the bonds of sisterhood is a wonderful idea." It says,
"We're a little formal, but we're here for the party, too." They
can thank me later.
This "silly" television show cleverly named "Greek"
on the ABC Family network has come under intense scru-
tiny by members of the (surprise!) Greek community for its
supposedly inaccurate and negative portrayal of sororities
An article in Monday's Alligator described the contro-
versy. Christine Bainer, president of UF's Delta Delta Delta
Sorority, and Michelle Shimberg, international president of
Delta Delta Delta and a former member of UF's chapter,
spoke out against the show's stereotypical depictions.
I make it a point to be thorough in my research, so I sat
down and watched the show. I also wanted to mock what I
assumed to be a cross between "Dawson's Creek" and "One
Life To Live." One side note on a corny scale of one to 10,
one being sincerely enjoyable and 10 being cringe-worthy,
shows aired on ABC Family usually rank about a nine.
I watched this nearly unwatchable show. The acting made
Paris Hilton look like an Oscar-caliber actress. Afterward, I
knew I had the solution to mend the fences between ABC
Family and Greeks across the United States. OK, ready for
my golden words? "Greek" is, get this, fictional! Remember
when Laura married Luke, her rapist, on "General Hospital"?'
Yeah, sorry to break it to you, but that was fictional, too.
We all like to make the members of the Greek community
out to be villains, but I agree ABC Family exaggerated the
negative aspects of Greek life. It's entertainment, though.
What do they expect? As much as group studying and lead-
ership activities make for great plotlines, I think ABC Family
opted to go the other way. -
As for Greeks, stop act-
ing like ABC Family hit you
with a below-the-pledge-pin
punch. We all know you'd
love to maintain an image
comparable to the Make a
Wish Foundation with a keg,
but you haven't earned that
right either. I'm not trying to
turn the tables here. I'm just
shifting them slightly
I see your giving and role-model potential, but many
times it's masked by your superficial, discriminating, holier-
than-Tim-Tebow behavior. As someone who experienced
sorority recruitment firsthand, I'm going out there on a limb
and say appearance is heavily weighted in the process. Some
people say that as admission standards go up, looks go down
You can fight me all you want on the subject I'm a
certified red belt though but we all know the truth, and
sorority recruitment meafis Judgment Day is upon you. I'm
pretty sure when you enter a sorority you don't take a vow
of celibacy. And pledging fraternities doesn't involve volun-
teering at local alcohol abuse centers.
But this isn't a Greek-blasting session. I enjoy Greek peo-
ple. Some of my good friends are Greek. Being Greek doesn't
make you a worse or better person.
Maybe I don't have a winning slogan on my hands. But
I do have some advice. Note to the Greek community: ABC
Family didn't start a holy war against you. We know you're
trying to uphold your purer-than-glacial-water image, but
try being honest for once.
And everyone else prone to criticizing the Greek com-
munity: Grab the nearest Greek and take a long, judgmental,
comparative look in the mirror. You might find you're both
Stephanie Rosenberg is a junior majoring in journalism.
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Letter to the Editor
Marching band worth the weight
I am writing in response to
Monday's article, "UF band
marches on." I can relate to Scarlet
Basler's frustrations in being as-
signed to play a sousaphone after
years at the oboe.
I joined the UF Band in 1961,
having played trumpet and bari-
tone in high school, only to find all
those positions filled. I was asked to
join the crew of the Big Bass Drum,
a six-foot drum that sat on a large
My entire college career was
spent with the Big Bass Drum, push-
ing it around the field, dragging
it across campus from the practice
field, and loading and unloading
it while other band members were
already at the College Inn drinking
a cold brew.
When we played at other schools,
we had to guard the Big Bass Drum
with our lives because it was a tar-
get for opposing fans.
The Big Bass Drum was heavy,
cumbersome, always losing parts
and a constant challenge to play.
Scarlet, hang in there. You are
about to create the most wonderful
college experience that- will last a
Greek life has more ups than downs
T hey meander across campus, maps
held high in front of their faces,
barely knowing where they are go-
ing in the next four minutes let alone
the next four years.
Yes, UF's newest batch of fresh-faced,
doe-eyed freshmen is here, and they are,
for the most part, clueless.
Though they may be woefully igno-
rant now, these laymen to the college
scene will. be veterans in a few short
months, already jaded by the club scene
and house parties.
Many of them will move on to bigger
and better things, expanding their circles
of friends through the gift and the curse
known as Greek life.
Well, I'm here to tell you that hedo-
nism has its price, and not all fraternities
are created equal.
Welcome to Rush Week, boys. It's
your turn to be the chicks at the party.
You will be hit on and gamed like a
busty blonde without a boyfriend.
Yes, there are fraternity dudes ev-
erywhere bearing free pizza and toothy
grins who would do a tiger shark proud.
They know all the best after-parties, and
they'd love to see you there (and while
you're at it, bring your friends!).
Don't forget to submit your
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Andrew Meyer But though you
Speaking Out may get treated
like a piece of meat
this week, fret not.
That's nothing compared to what they
may have in store for later.
Ah, yes, the oldest and grandest, of all
American collegiate traditions: hazing.
Join the wrong fraternity, and you might
not be just fresh meat.
You might be tenderized and beaten
to a bloody freshman pulp.
Don't believe me? In June 2005, one
fraternity member filed a hazing com-
plaint against his house. The complaint
specifically detailed one hazing ritual
Scrubbing is the act of cleaning a
laundry detergent-soaked floor with
nothing more than your knuckles, scrub-
bing away until your blood mixes with
chemicals and you enjoy a sensation like
that of Tyler Durden in "Fight Club"
when he pours lye over his hand.
Don't get it twisted, though: Not
every fraternity at UF is a beacon of
sadomasochism, and university policy
But if you're going to pledge yourself
to an organization, you had better make
-can be on any topic you'd
like, but if it's something
UF- or Gainesville-related,
you'll get bonus points. All
students are encouraged to
apply that includes you,
SFCC students. Make sure
you include your name, year,
major and phone number.
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damn sure you know what you're get-
ting yourself into.
A fraternity can be an unbelievable
brotherhood, a place where you meet
30, 60 or 100 of your newest and best
friends with whom you will share the
good times you'll remember for the rest
of your life.
At most fraternities, those experi-
ences will involve utterly insane parties,
copious amounts of alcohol, bonding,
barbecues, football, more parties and
everything you dreamed college would
It's possible some fraternities may
require you -to earn your admission. But
don't fear what I have described. If you
keep your eyes and ears open and aren't
scared to ask questions, you will easily
determine for yourself who your friends
are and who just wants to spank you
with a paddle.
I think you're crazy if you're a guy at
UF and you don't go Greek.
I recommend you join a fraternity -
as long as you do your homework. I was
Greek for two of the best years of my life,
and I enjoyed every minute of it.
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Wednesday at 3 p.m. If you
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Chomp the Vote returns to- UF spotlight
By DEVIN CULCLASURE
Standing on Turlington Plaza
with a. plastic stars-and-stripes
top hat on his head and a voter
registration form in his hand,
it's hard to tell if Frank Bracco is
sweating from the blazing after-
noon sun or the stress of so many
"I don't vote" is common,
So are "I don't have time" and
"I'm not informed enough."
He said the strangest excuse
for not registering to vote was
"I'm planning to die soon."
As director of Chomp the
Vote, Bracco said he hopes to
change UF students' views on
Since the first day of classes,
he has led a staff of about 30 in a
voter registration drive that ends
Chomp the Vote is a Student
Government program designed
to increase student turnout at all
types of elections, he said.
By 1:30 p.m. Monday, Chomp
the Vote had registered more than
300 students to vote in Alachua
County, he said.
Bracco said he was pleased
with the results but hopes to reg-
ister at least 400 students by the
end of the drive.
The drive is just the beginning
SCharles Roop / Alligator Staff
Amy Webber, a UF freshman, registers to vote at the Chomp the
Vote table on Turlington Plaza on Monday morning.
of a longer campaign, he said.
Other projects included send-
ing 4,000 registration forms to
about eight different apartment
complexes and supplying 7,600
forms to residence halls, he said.
Bracco said he also wants to sup-
ply forms to fraternity and soror-
Chomp the Vote also plans to
hold a local candidate forum at
Emerson Hall and a mock online
election in January, he added.
The forum will allow UF
students to question potential
Gainesville politicians. The mock
election will let students see how
their political beliefs match up
against their peers, he said.
In addition, Bracco said he
wants to change the program's
After a successful premiere in
2004, when Chomp the Vote reg-
istered 8,000 voters, the organiza-
"Real Gators vote. If you're
not involved in your com-
munity, you're not a real
Chomp the Vote director
tion practically disappeared for
the next two years.
For the 2004 presidential
election, the organization spent
about $30,000 on voting initia-
tives and incentives.
Now, the organization is lim-
ited to about'$1,500 for fall and a
total budget of $6,000.
Though Bracco said he expects
to spend more for the upcoming.
primary election, he doesn't
think Chomp the Vote's expenses
will get anywhere near the $6,000
Bracco said Student Body
President Ryan Moseley has
committed to reviving the orga-
"Before we can say that"
Chomp the Vote is revived, we
need to reach at least 1,000 reg-
istrations," Bracco said. "I want
that number to at least be be-
tween 3,000 and 5,000 by the end
of the year."
The two biggest obstacles
Bracco said he faces are a lack
of political education and wide-
spread student apathy, especially
According to an article from
The Associated Press, 40,000
fewer 18- to 29-year-olds in
Florida went to the polls in 2006
than in 2002.
Nationally, voter turnout in
that age group had increased by
Only Texas, Utah and West
Virginia had lower turnout.
Bracco said a major culprit
is a weak political education in
Florida high schools.
"A lot of students don't really
want to pay attention, but a lot
just aren't informed," he said.
For this reason, he said
Chomp the Vote is working on
several educational forums for
the upcoming national primaries
and local elections to combat the
Student apathy may be harder
"In the end, it's up to the stu-
dents to take the time to educate
themselves," he said.
Bracco said one strategy is to
prove to students how quick and
easy registering can be.
"It literally takes a minute and
a half to register," Bracco said.
"If you register in Alachua, you
can come to campus and vote in
Another tactic is to show
students their votes can have an
impact, which is especially true
in local elections, he said.
Though the exact numbers
were not available, Bracco said
there was a larger turnout for the
spring SG elections than turnout
for Gainesville's city election in
Only about 10 percent of the
roughly 70,000 students at UF
and SFCC are registered to vote
in Alachua County, he said.
If the numbers mobilized, UF
students could swing the vote on
local elections and have a more
significant say on issues like
roam towing, bar closing times
and housing codes, he said.
"Real Gators vote," Bracco
said. "If you're not involved in
your community, you're not a
Claressa Midgette, a UF
sophomore, registered to vote
Monday afternoon and echoed
Midgette said she registered
because she believes her vote
"If you don't vote, you better
not complain." Midgette said.
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La Casita headed by interim director after resignation
* THE FORMER DIRECTOR'S LAST
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By KORI FREDERICK
If you pass the Institute of Hispanic-
Latino Cultures, you might be under the
impression that it's closed. Especially if
you knew that its director, Leticia Martinez,
recently resigned her position.
Although the institute known as La
Casita is sharing a building with the
Institute of Black Culture, it's not closed
A graduate student was appointed inter-
im director of the institute to compensate
for Martinez's absence.
Desiree Zerquera, who has been with
the center in various capacities since 2003,
assumed the job at the beginning of the
She will serve as interim director until a
permanent director is hired.
Zerquera declined to talk about her new
position at the center.
In a letter received by the Dean of
Students Office July 20, Martinez said she
was leaving UF to move back to Texas to be
closer to her family.
She said she had also accepted an offer
to serve as director of multicultural affairs
at the University of Texas at Arlington.
"La Casita has been a home away from
home for not only students, but for me as
well," Martinez wrote in the letter. "As I
prepare to move, I know that I will always
hold a special place in my heart and count-
less memories of my time here."
Martinez's last day was Aug. 10, the end
of the summer C session.
"Unfortunately we won't know when
we are able to hire someone else because
Leticia left after the hiring freeze was
in place," said Tamara Cohen, Dean of
Student's Office director of multicultural
and diversity affairs.
University administrators announced a
hiring freeze during the summer but are
stilling faculty for 15 high-priority posi-
While students and staff said they are
Andrew Stanfill / Alligator Staff
Two students walk past the Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures on University Avenue
across from Anderson Hall on Monday. The institute has an interim director and can-
not hire a new one due to the university's hiring freeze.
sad to see her go, they are optimistic about
the future of the center.
"Everything is running smoothly,"
Cohen said. "We are renovating the center.
It's getting new paint and new carpet. All
the programs are still in place."
Martinez reinvented the center to create
a "home away from home" atmosphere,
where all students are welcome to come
and learn about Hispanic culture.
"She did.an amazing job," said Edgardo
Hernandez, a senior who has worked at
the center for four years. "She always kept
the future in mind. She brought in good
student leaders and hired a lot of freshmen
to ensure the future of La Casita would be
The Hispanic-Latino population is the
university's largest minority population.
The center organizes events for students
like Gatormania and the Hispanic Student
Assembly, Hernandez said. The center
also served as a meeting place for Asian
American students in lieu of a non-existent
Institute for Asian and Asian American
Hernandez said Martinez prepared the
student staff for a time when she might
leave the center.
"She taught us really well how to keep
the center going and what to look for when
it comes time to search for a new director,"
he said. "And with help from the Dean of
Students Office, our secretary and Desiree,
I have all the faith in the world that we will
keep the center running."
La Casita, located on West University
Avenue, was founded in 1994 and was
the first center of its kind in the Southeast.
The students are proud of how much it has
grown over the past years under Martinez's
direction and are ready for the challenges
this next year, he said.
"We're really focused on keeping La
Casita running," Hernandez said.
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Students should stock up early for hurricane threat
By CHANTALLE CARLES
Alligator Contributing Writer
As students continue to move in to new
homes in Gainesville, some forget to put hur-
ricane preparedness on their to-do lists.
"After Katrina we learned how certain
storms could prevent or delay emergency
response," said Danny Hinson, emergency
management planner for Alachua County
"That's when having taken the time to
prepare for the storm becomes the most im-
portant," he said.
According to a recently released statewide
poll by Florida International University's
Metropolitan Center, less than 25 percent of
Florida residents have supplies that will last
While less than a quarter of residents
surveyed have some supplies on hand in the
event of a'storm, 54.4 percent of respondents
feel "extremely" or "somewhat vulnerable"
However, some students don't share the
feeling of vulnerability.
"Relative to other parts of the state, I don't
think a hurricane making landfall is that seri-
ous of a threat to us here," said John Hunt, a
UF history senior.
"We would probably just get the remnants
of a storm if anything," he said.
UF political science senior Anne
Lesser shares Hunt's sentiments. She said
Gainesville's location in the middle of the
state is why she doesn't worry during the
"I've never worried about hurricanes in
Gainesville, and I'm not worried about them
now," she said.
Both said it would take a hurricane to
make landfall in Gainesville for apartment
complexes to actively encourage hurricane
Jack Ryals, an employee of the local hard-
ware store Jackson Industries Stoneworks,
said students like Hunt and Lesser should be
mindful of Hurricane Katrina.
"They should think that had they been in
Katrina and didn't have food for three days,
what would they have done," he said. "It
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not do it?"
Hinson said he and other emergency
management planners actively encourage
residents who feel vulnerable to be proactive
and adequately prepare for the hurricane
Alachua County Fire Rescue organizes
its yearly Get Ready campaign in June at the
Oaks Mall to accomplish this.
At this year's campaign, Hinson said he
ran his own small survey of Gainesville resi-
dents to understand'the level of preparedness
He said of the 12 people he talked to, 90
percent felt they knew what to do if a hur-
ricane threatened their home. Most of the
people he talked to were students.
"We set up 20 to 30 booths with pamphlets
of information to educate the population on
hurricane safety," Hinson said.
1Hinson said these responsess are encour-
aging. UF's emergency management is also
helping educate students about hurricane
preparedness, Hinson said. The amount of in-
formation the county and university provide
is sufficient enough so that all students know
what to do in the event of a hurricane.
"A responsible student Would -take this
information to heart," he said.
Kenneth Allen, UF's Environmental
Health and Safety Office emergency manage-
ment coordinator, said on- and off-campus
students should make preparations.
"The first things students should look into
is insurance to cover their belongings," Allen
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Plan B celebrates first year of over-the-counter sales
By VALERIE JONES
Alligator Contributing Writer
While many have had the option for over
a year, some students still don't know about
Or how it works.
Plan B, a birth control drug that can be
used after unprotected sex or sexual assault,
celebrated its one-year anniversary of being
available over the counter.
The Food and Drug Administration ap-
proved the over-the-counter sale of the drug
on Aug. 24, 2006, to people 18 and over.
Previously, the medication was only avail-
able to women by prescription.
After the initial over-the-counter approval
by the FDA, Staci Fox, president and CEO of
Planned Parenthood of North Central Florida
Inc., said there was a huge demand for the pill
that has since subsided. She said she hopes the
anniversary will call attention to the drug.
However, females under 18 still need a pre-
scription from their health care provider.
Fox said Plan B is sometimes confused with
the abortion pill RU-486, which can be used to
terminate an existing pregnancy.
In addition to being confused about what
the product does, some students are confused
about its name.
Some call it Plan B while others call it the
"morning-after pill." Both refer to the same
"Plan B is actually. the product name," Fox
said. "'Emergency contraception' and 'morn-
ing-after pill' are just references to the actual
Plan B is still on patent, so that
should be the product they
receive. There is no generic prod-
president and CEO of Planned Parenthood
of North Central Florida Inc.
Plan B is a series of two pills that should
. be taken as soon as possible within the first
72 hours of unprotected sex. If taken properly,
Plan B is 89 percent effective in preventing a
pregnancy, according to the pill's Web site.
Currently, Plan B is the, only packaged
brand of emergency contraception approved
by the FDA to be available over the counter.
"Plan B is still on patent, so that should be
the product they receive," Fox said. "There is
no-generic product available."
According to the Plan B Web site, the drug
contains a chemical -found in other forms of
birth control. The chemical mainly works to
stop the release of an egg from the ovary.
If the chemical fails at that, Plan B can also
work by preventing fertilization or by prevent-
ing the egg from attaching to the uterus.
Plan B, however will not affect a fertilized
egg already attached to the uterus.
"It's important that all women have access
to emergency contraception so they have a
-second chance to prevent pregnancy," Fox
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unpacking, and I'm still not done."
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and cocktail dresses.
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In round three, the potential soror-
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After a year of watching friends in so-
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lion for a pilot pl.Lnlt for tl',e production
of cellulosic ethanol.
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and grow despite the challenges. Let's
make the coming academic year a pro-
ductive and memorable one.
J. Bernard Machen
Memorial service is somber reminder of bicycle/vehicle safety
All it takes is just a moment to answer
a cell phone call, change the radio station,
turn to face a passenger or let your mind
All it takes is just a moment to end a life
while behind the wheel of a car.
UF graduate student Welch McNair
Bostick III was a semester away from
receiving his doctoral degree from the
agricultural and biological engineering
department when he was struck by a car
while riding his bicycle along Williston
Road on Aug. 27. Bostick died on Aug.
28, leaving behind his wife, Carmen, and a
10-month-old son, Luca.
An informal memorial service for
Bostick will be held today at 9 a.m., near
the west entrance of Rogers Hall. His
family, including his wife, son, father,
mother and sister, will attend.
Bostick's death has prompted increased
A bicycle commuter rides in the bike lane on
Lemerand Drive on Aug. 20.
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awareness of bicycle safety for those who
"It has helped make everyone in the de-
partment more aware of the reality of dan-
gers that we face when we ride bicycles,"
said James Jones, a distinguished professor
in agricultural and biological engineering,
and a teacher of Bostick.
Jawoo Koo, a fellow student and friend
of Bostick, said the accident has changed
his view on bike safety.
"I saw a car driving through,bike lanes
and I wanted to call a cop right away to
ticket it," Koo said.
James Leary, a member of Bostick's de-
partment, has been involved in two vehicle-
bicycle crashes. The undergraduate adviser
says both resulted in broken bones, surgery
and extensive rehabilitation.
Leary is convinced the first driver who
hit him just didn't see him.
L eary is a lucky one. In the
past year, Bostick was not the
only student bicyclist killed.
Henry Crane, 21, died after
being struck by a vehicle at the
intersection of Archer Road and
Jon Lizaso, a post-doctoral
associate in agricultural and bio-
logical engineering, and friend
of Bostick's family, said he thinks
people just don't see bicyclists,
even in the daylight.
"The cruise control of your
brain is looking for cars, trucks,
buses," he said.
Lizaso is the coordinator of
today's memorial service, and has
been instrumental in promoting
bicycle safety in Gainesville.
Laura Hallam, executive
director of the Florida Bicycle
Association, said most students
are not aware that bicycles are'
rtlett Grace considered vehicles.
Gale "As a bicyclist on a roadway,
you are the driver of a vehicle
Fall add/drop; late registration Ir.ointinues)
Part-Time Job Fair hosted by Career Resource
Center and Student Financial Affairs. North
Terrace anc Nonh Lawn of Reitz Student Union,
10 a m.-2 p.m.
Chemical biology of the IcIR one-component
system: one regulator, two native ligands,
seminar by Gramiela Lore a tree and open to the
public, CGRC 101, 2-3 p.m
Tot Time presented by the Harn Museum of Art,
free and open to the public ages 2-5 and their
paramnsl, 3.30-430 p.m
Iwan nee nian
A Ginkgo tree was previously planted as a
living memorial for McNair, at Rogers Hall.
and are responsible for complying with all
traffic laws," she said.
The University Police Web site reports
that in 2003, 17 bicycle accidents were
reported on. campus 11 of those involved
injury. This number was up from 2002,
which saw 11 accidents reported, with nine
UPD Lt. Robert Wagner said the most
important information he can give to
bicyclists is to be aware of the Florida traf-
fic laws for bicyclists. He also urged them
not to assume that a car will see them, to
always use bike lanes and wear helmets.
- "They can make a huge difference," he
As for motorists, Wagner cautioned
them to be extra watchful for bicyclists.
A complete list of Florida's traffic laws
for bicyclists can be found on the Florida
Department of Transportation's Web site,
By Colleen Bennett
Display of four of award-winning artist
Gary Borse's colorful Florida landscape
paintings. Florida Museum of Natural His-
tory, through Nov 25
Deadline for fall add/drop and late regis-
WCBA Business Bash, free admission and
food for students, Emerson Hall Courtyard,
TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2007 N ALLIGATOR, ADVERTISEMENT)5
Buckman and Thomas Halls home to cool students
Sophomore Erika Manion of Kissim-
mee thought she could survive a school
year without air conditioning. After all, she
accepted a position as resident adviser in
Buckman Hall with full knowledge of the
building's lack of air conditioning.
"I was surprised to arrive at school (this
year) and hear portable air conditioners
were allowed," said Manion. "I thought I
could make it without, but my mom stayed
in here one night without it and said she
Manion said her mom made a quick
trip to Target the next day, and paid more
than $500 for the portable machine.
"I'm glad my mom did it," the resident
adviser admitted. "I've always had air
Sharon Blansett, assistant director of
Housing, said that UF has been exploring
AC options for the historic Buckman and.
Thomas Halls for years. They are the only
residence halls without air-conditioning
UAA gives $6 million to
The University of Florida Athletic As-
sociation donated $6 million to the univer-
sity to support several academic programs
threatened by state budget cuts. President
Bernie Machen made the announcement at
the Joint Civic Club Luncheon at the Hilton
University Conference Center on Aug. 15.
The money will be used in part to pay
for the continuation of the Florida Oppor- "
tunity Scholars program. Offered for the
second year, the scholarships pay tuition
and riom and,board for qualified students
who are the first in their family to attend
a four-year university and have family
income less than $40,000.
UAA has given nearly $40 million back
to the university since 1990. '
New George Steinbrenner
President Bernie Machen recently joined
the College of Fine Arts in celebrating
the construction of the new state-of-the-
art George Steinbrenner Band Building..
President Machen, along with members of
the UF Gator Band, sports officials, and.
College of Fine Arts and School of Music
deans and directors, helped raise the roof
by laying bricks in the wall of the new
building at the construction site on Newell
The Wedding Singer
presented by UFPA,
Phillips Center, 7:30 p.m. 3
Sept 3 -
Labor Day (no classes)
Resume Writing for Engineers Workshop. free
and open to the public, CRC Classroom, 4-5:30
- The two buildings are listed on the
National Historic Register, and in 1906,
housed the entire campus.
"We have addressed previous road-
blocks," said Blansett. "Electrical service
to these buildings has been upgraded and
portable air conditioners are available that
will not compromise the historic architec-
ture of the buildings."
To participate in the program, residents
provide their own portable unit that-must
meet or exceed health and safety specifica-
tions. No additional utility charges will
be assessed this year, but housing staff
anticipates additional charges to residents
participating in the program in the future.
According to Manion, about 50 percent
of the residents in her building have pur-
chased AC units.
"I told one of the-residents that she can
come watch TV with me, since she doesn't
have air conditioning."
By Susan Stewart
Simulated photograph of the band building
- to be completed in 2008.
Road. The ceremony was held on Aug. 21.
The new 19,000-square-foot band
facility, located adjacent to the School of
Music, will provide a 5,600-square-foot re-
hearsal. space for 10 to 1.2 band ensembles,
a band library, instrument and uniform
storage, administrative offices, a conference
room and two large lobby areas.
The. building constructed with gen-
erous donations from New York Yankees
owner George Steinbrenner, Stephen Stills
of Crosby, Stills and Nasih, the University
Athletic Association and numerous friends
.of music represents the first phase of an
ongoing project to install state-of-the-art
facilities at the School of Music to serve UF
students, faculty and local community.
Nursing researcher to study
depression in Latin women
University of Florida C.;ll -,e of Nursing
assistant professor Jeanne Marie Stacciarini
has received a $202,113 supplementary
Showcase Essentials Workshop (employ-
ers ofter tips for a successful internshlip.job)
presented by the Career Resource Center, free
and open to the public, CRC Classroom, 2-3-30
43W' Annual School of
Art & Art History Faculty .
Exhibitions, tree and open '
to the public. Univer- .
siry Gallery (exhibit runs
weekdays through Sept.
14), 9 am -5 p m.
Kristen Bartlett Grace
Erika Manion, proud owner of a portable air
grant from. the National Institutes of
Health to study depression'in Latinas
and promote diversity in health-related
The supplement was awarded under
the NIH study which associate professor
Shawn Kneipp is conducting to determine
ways of reducing women's health disparities
through an approach called community-
based participatory research.
. A goal of the study is to determine
cultural barriers to treatment and examine
possible community-based approaches to.
L'Oreal fellowships offered
E'Oreal USA recently announced that
applications are being accepted for the
L'Oreal USA Fellowships for Women in
Science program. The national program
annually recognizes, rewards and supports
five female postdoctoral researchers who are
pursuing careers in the life and physical/
material sciences, as well as mathematics,
engineering and computer science. Each
recipient is awarded $40,000 to advance
her postdoctoral research.
Interested candidates are encouraged
to visit http://www.lorealusa.com/forwo-
meninscience for more information. The
application deadline is Oct. 31, 2007.
Fall fees due. 3-30 p.m
Bridal Expo presented by Jay s Dress Shop,
Phillips Center, I p m
Talk on Cuba
free and open to
the public, Harn
Museum of Art,
Reitz Union renovation
prompts office relocations
Renoations will soon begin on
the first Floor of Reitz Student Union.
When complete, the changes will include
expanded open-lounge space, new fur-
nishings throughout the first floor lobby,
nenw restrooms and updated administra-
The first floor 101 administrative
offices have been temporarily relocated
to the third floor during the renovation.
Phone numbers will remain rhe same,
and the temporary room assignmnents
arc listed below.
Business Office Room 361
Classic Fare Catering Room 362
Ebent Services Room 363
Director's Office Room ,55
Administration Room 3-F
"Fill The Swamp" with
A totil renovation of 25 laundry
facilities in residence halls and gradu-
atr and family housing now pro% ides
studenrits w'ilit nc',. eneri" -efficient and
l>\"v.er-warer-u,-i machines, ais well a,
folding tables, study areas, fresh paint
and newv. fooring. In .addition. students
earn a chance to obtain scholarship
monies through a promotion 'Fill The
GC:tor \W'sh Campus Laundry
Program. sponsor of rhi Fill The S, imp
promotion. will donate scholarship
moinje to IJ- if.-.:mpus residents .ave
at least 8 million gallons of water per
year through Luc ,f the new machines.
"The nev. machines support the
ujniv'erir -, ust.unabiliry goals by using
15 g.ilons of waiter per load versus the
30 galons prev iousl\ uLed." said qS-hiron
Blan..ctt, J..;istrnr director of housing.
G(,ator \\ash (Campus I aunidn-
nanmd the promotion "Fill The Sw'.amp
after est;matii r-E.ir -it million gdil'..n,
o'f ..i'.cr i.ould fill The S.i.mip. Sa ring
8 million gailonmi of v.'.:er per year for
fi\c yvcjrs theoretically .could bc enough
to "fill The 'v.'amnp ur more apprpri-
atel.. pro'. ide scholarship money, t': Lhe
"The br, om line is to 'a'.e water br
doin'- laundrlt on campus isbt the rs.,
mnachiics, and the unin .rsayin ca.n earn
sclilarship money rn he pr oes,, .aid
Beginning in September. \Vcb MIt.
..il report the starus ofTrhe v.aer si.-
ings tir the Fill The Sv. amp program:
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Next to UF, Shands, and Butler Plaza!
Water included! Pets welcome!
SPECIAL LOW RATES starting at $6491
Call now! 352-376-1248"
MINUTES FROM UFl!
3/3's from only $486 per Bdrm
414's from only $452 per Bdrm
FREE Cable w/ HBO/ SHOWTIME
FREE Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
Convenient Bus Route!
FORGET YOU HAVE-ROOMMATES!
Huge 4BR townhomes wIWID. 1662 sq.ft.
,FREE gym membership and FREE cable!
BIG APT, small price
2 bedrooms starting at $395p/person
.FREE tanning, Aerobic Center
BBQ grills, Pets Welcome
Just 1.3 mi to UF 377-7401
LIVE THE LIFE!
All Inclusive Ind.leases
Big 2/2s 3/3s & 4/4s
Filling fast Lease now
MOVE IN TODAY!
1/1 & 3/2 starts @ $739
FREE RENT & NO M/ll FEES
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
PARTY!!!III THEN WALK HOME!
Luxury 1/1s and studios for fall
Wood floors avail, W/D, pets
LUXURY 2/2.5 TOWNHOUSE
ACROSS THE STREET FROM UF
2 Balconies, W/D, Alarm
2 blocks to campus!!!!
Open late! 371-0769
Reserve Now For January 2007!
Downtown-Studios, 1, 2, & 3's -
It is never too early to sign! 338-0002
2br, 3br or 4br Move-in Aug
and pay no rent in Sept! Close to UF,
pets adored, tennis, bball, 2 pools
376-2507 or www.bivenscove.com
Free Rent Promo for Freshmen!
CLOSEST TO CLASS
2BR/2BA available for Fall
111 NW 16th St. #1. Call 376-1111
*NO MOVE IN COSTS*
Starting at $499bdr
2BR TH & 3BR Flats
Walk to UF/Pet friendly
Museum Walk *379-WALK
TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 17
Q I For Rent
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
AVOID THE TRAFFIC &
WALK TO CLASS
2 Bedrooms from $779/mo
HUGE 2 and 3BR's from $739!
Pool, gym, clubhouse.
Park Free @ UF. Pets ok.
Located in Butler Plaza
Call Now 373-1111 .
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
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 SW 62nd Blvd 371-8009 .
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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
Gainesville's Best Kept Secretl
Unforgettable 1/1 and 2/1 apartments!
LIMITED TIME ONLY SPECIAL!
2/1's for only $7491month!
Next to UF, Shands, Butler Plaza!
Water included! Pets welcome!
Call today! 352-376-1248
Walk to ShandslVet School
Summit House Condominiums
1700 SW 16th Court
1 and 2 BR units starting at $625/mo
Some 9 month leases avail
2 Sparkling pools and 2 laundry rooms
with smart card system. 376 9668
Office hours Mon Fri 10AM to 4PM
1, 2, & 3BRs starting @ $495, $595, & $795.
Spacious, separate dining rom, patios, Ig
laundry rms, cent H/AC. Italian file, verticles,
DW, W/D hk-up. Must see. Call 332-7700
Totally renovated, luxury loft apartment. Adult
grad students. Southwest Section, Sparrow
condo. $650/mo. Avail immediately 352-339-
4600 or 352-466-1007 8-31-20-2
Available in Fall. 1-2-3 bedrooms, Hardwood
floors, fans, porches, downtown. No dogs.
1 st-last-security. 378-3704 8-31-19-2
Luxury townhome 1.5 yrs old. 3BR/2.5BA.
Great loc, min to 175, 20 min to UF. Pets
ok. $1300/mo. Cable & internet-ready. $80
util allow. W/D, CH/AC, equipped kitchen.
Owner/mgr. 352-472-9778 or 305-299-3485
1 BR Loft Style
Starting at $650 mo
M-F 11-6 Sat 10-2
3006 SW 23rd St 377-5221
U For Rent
HUGE 2 BR 1 BA
W/D hookups. Pets OK
Walk to Vet School
$700 mo. Move in today!
377-5221 CMC LLLP
Lic. Real'Estate Broker
Equal Housing Oppty.
MILL RUN CONDO '
Nice place close to campus 2 BR/1.5 BA ap-
prox 1,000 sq ft. W/D hookups. Below market
rent $675/mo Call 352-379-0619 Leave msg.
NEW TOWNHOUSE 1.5 MILES FROM UFI!
Luxury 3BR/3.5BAwith a 2 car garage.Maple
cabinets, ceramic tile, extensive trim work,
and granite throughout. Great deal at $1800/
mo. Please call 352-371-1245 for more info.
Haile condo. 2BR/2.5BA. Walk to Haile
Village area, jogging path. Back deck &
enclosed porch. Quiet area. Magnolia Walk.
Mature only. $1000/mo 727-776-7653 for
00001/2 BLOCK FROM CAMPUS.0000
Fully equipped 1BR condo. Covered parking.
Near Univ & 13th. 1 year new. Sec alarm.
Great location. Avail Aug 15 or sooner.
$925/mo OBO annual lease. 904-398-0038
QUAINT HAILEY GARDENS CONDO
2362 SW 42 Way. 2/2.5, 2 yrs old. near UF/
Shands. Tile kitchen/bath, carpet elsewhere,
Ig scr porch. $950/mo + dep. No lease. Seen
by appt only. 386-426-1340, 386-212-2422.
1BR 3 Blocks to UF & Shands!
W/D, central A/C, tile/pergo,
w/in closet, luxury kitchen, DW
ample parking & privacy, bus route
No pets/smoke $700 352-362-6410 8-
ROCKY POINT MOVE RIGHT IN!
140 Luxury 1, 2 & 3BRApts. Clubhouse, pool
& private fenced yards, Pets QK. 3100 SW
35th PI (1 blk behind Kangaroo Stn) $679mo
& up. 376-1619 12-5-71-2
SOUTHWEST VILLAS MOVE RIGHT IN!
100 1,2, & 3BRApts. Private Fenced Yards!
Pets OK 3643 SW 20th Avenue (1 block be-
hind Kash n Karry) $599/mo & up 336-9000
REGENCY OAKS MOVE RIGHT IN!
148 Luxury 1, 2 & 3BR Apts. Feature pool,
clubhouse gym, media center & much more!
Located at the corner of SW 34th St & Archer
Rd. $605/mo & up 378-5766 12-5-71-2
ARCHER WOODS MOVE RIGHT IN!
74 1 & 2BR Apts.Exc. Location! Newly reno-
vated & pool. 3020 SWArcher Rd $599/mo &
up. 373-8727 12-5-71-2
OAK GLADE MOVE RIGHT INI
150 1 & 2BR Apts. County living in the city
Private, gated courtyards. Pets OK 3427 SW
30th Terr. $525/mo & up. 372-6422 12-5-
***1/1 Apt in Quadriplex. Spacious tile
wall-to-wall. Awesome location. Pet friendly.
3820 SW 38th Street. Call for details 352-
***4BR/2BA tile wall-to-wall. Spacious.
Awesome location. Large fenced in yard. Pet
friendly. Call for details. 352-494-8959***.
2BRs avail for Grad/Serious students $425
priv bath or $350 shared + 1/3 utilities. 386-
1BR/1BA overlooking creek, fireplace,
washer/dryer, new stainless appliances.
Quiet, 3 miles to Shands on bus route. $650
1st/last and sec dep. 352-505-4086. 9-14-
WALK TO SHANDS/VA 2 MIN
2BR/1BA upscale remodel, Summit
House, overlooking pool, by laundromat.
All new fridge/auto icemaker, gas range,
DW, disposal, micro., lazy Susan, remote
cont ceiling fans, wd cabinets, wd/tile firs,
track lighting. Water, sewer, garbage, pest.
$950 Dep + 1st mo rent. Aug. 359-6785,
l For Rent
3 BLKS FROM UF
1 or 2BR/1BAApt. All utils incl. except cable
and phone. $625/mo Call Carol 377-3852
SWEET NEAR NATURE 5 MI TO UF
Large 3BR/2BA home. Wood floors, fire-
place, hottub, pool table. $1350/mo. 106 SE
71st Terr. Call 352-316-1637 9-7-14-2
Avail Aug 11 3BR/1BA in quiet NE area.
Prefer prof/grad student. Cute house, hdwd
firs/tile/carpet. Attached laundry w/washer,
storage & office area. Nice landscaping,
fenced backyard. Sm indoor pet ok. $950/
mo $1000 dep. 352-284-3961, 284-3849
1BR Apt. $525/mo Quiet neighborhd, green
space, trees, priv patio, near UF, bus line,
parking, spacious, adorable kitchen, carpet-
ed, fans, no dogs 1807 NW 10th St. Seeking
calm, quiet, stable, mature tenant. 376-0080
2BR Apt $675/mo Quiet nghbrhd, green
space, trees, near UF, bus line, prkg, spa-
ciobs rms, adorable kitchen, CHA, WD hkup,
tile firs, fans, no dogs, 1830 NW 10th St.
Calm, quiet, stable, mature tenant. 376-0080
NW 3rd Ave 4BR, new construction town-
house. Large shared living areas, pvt BRs
w/on-suite baths. 3 Blks from UF. Wireless
internet incl. $675/Rm. Call 352-262-7326
3BR/2BA House near UF. Beautiful hwd firs.
Lg LR, DR, and Family Room. Dishwasher,
CAC/H. Free laundry facilities. Fenced, land-
scaped yd. Monthly prepayment disc. 1019
NW'36th Dr. $1395 + utils. 773-206-1774
HOUSE FOR RENT ACROSS ST FROM
UF LAW SCHOOL. 5BR/3BA w/appliances.
Single family or 2 grad students only. Contact
firstname.lastname@example.org or Henry at
352-622-7000 or 352-216-8806 9-4-10-2
3BR house. New A/C, new carpet &
wood flooring. On bus line 5 miles to UF.
Fenced yard. Ready to move into. Clean.
$875. Andree Realty 352-375-2900.
wwwAndreeRealty.com for pics. 9-4-10-2
WALK TO SHANDS
From Summit House Condo 1 BR/1 BA, close
to pool on busline. Full kitchen, new carpet.
Only $600/mo. Andree Realty 352-375-2900
www.AndreeRealty.com for pics. 9-4-10-2
Beautiful Lakefront 1 person studio effi-
ciency in Melrose $550/mo includes utilities.
F/L dep. Swim, canoe, fish. on over 1 acre
of land. Will consider pets. Call Kevin at 352-
Nice 3BR/2BA, W/D 1.9 mi from
UF $1050/mo. Call 352-281-0190
Beautiful 2 BR Condo, adjacent to Campus,
walk to Shands and Vet school, $1100/MO,
top story, vaulted ceilings, pool, fitness cen-
ter, call (352)262-2871 9-19-20-2
Bike to UF & Downtown 2BR Duplex
Nice/Like New, tiled, wash/dry
hookup, fenced back yard $800/mo
Side A is occupied by students
1912B NW 6 ST. Call 352-871-6060 8-31-
Exc. Location! Newly renovated& pool.
.3020 SW Archer Rd
$599/mo & up 373-8727 12-5-71-2
2 BR in Spacious 3BR/3.5BA
House unfurn, All inclusive util, cable/internet,
phone, w/d approx 6 blocks from campus & 1
mi to stadium $725/mo 352-219-5537
Patio Home in the Gardens @ Blues Creek
2000 s.f. 3BR/2BA/2CG, AC, Yd svc incl,
Pool, Appls, Secty, Internet hkups Bus Rte
Huge MBR $1400 F/L/S 7953 NW 48 Way
B For Rent
$450/MO I11 VINTAGE HOUSE
walk to UF, by Leo's 706 on Univ Ave,
wood floors, porch, Ig yard, new stove,
photos www.rentalworkshop.com 352-
870-0904 or 352-318-4553 8-30-7-2
CRICKET CLUB II
Brand new 1,2, & 3 bdrm
Conveniently located near
and SFCC. For.more info. Call:
M-F 9-6, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5
Walk to UF
Luxury 2/2 condos.
MODEL NOW OPEN
For Sale or Lease
Corner of NW 3rd Place & 14th Street
Available Now walk to UF
1 Br pets allowed $375
1 Br washer/Dryer free
cox cable internet $775
Gore-Rabell Realty 378-1387
1/1 remodeled. Walking distance to mall,
N FL Regional, Starbucks, and Bus Route.
$625. Call 352-745-0463 9-6-10-2
1920's Bungelow NE 10th St. W/D hk-ups.
Hardwood, fans, large backyard, excellent
condition, $900/mo No Dogs 373-3736 9-
APT IN HISTORIC DUCKPOND
Large 2BR/1.5BA 2 blocks from downtown,
amazing location, W/D, quiet. Available
September. 508 NE 4th Ave $695 per mo
2BR/2BA condo, screened lanai, storage
room, washer and dryer. Quiet NW area,
great for roommates 239-334-8119 8-29-
2215 SW 39th Dr. Mill Run. Redecorated &
new appliances $750/mo + dep. Call 376-
7801 or 871-7801 8-29-5-2
House for rent 3BR/2BA, $1385/mo.
'5620 NW 22nd Place, convenient to UF.
Daytime Phone 352-317-0768
Evenings 386-496-2889 9-6-10-2
2 2/BR/1 BA apts for rent. Duck Pond Area.
Corner of University and NE 9th Ave. Inside
renovated. Outside to be painted. First, Last
Security. No pets. $650/mo + util. 359-3950
for appointment. 9-7-10-2
NW 39th Ave 2BR/2BA gated, patio, trees.
Garbage & part utils paid, convenient, good
neighborhood. $615-630. 373-8310 219-
4BR/2BA spacious and beautiful brand new
homes for rent, $975/mo and $1025/sec dep,
close to Waldo Rd near the Walmart being
built. We have other rentals as well in the
SE and NE areas. Call Susan at 264-1399
WALK TO SFCC 4BR/2.5BA house, 2 car
garage, fireplace, deck, fenced yard. $1300
includes lawn maint. Andree Realty 352-
375-2900 www.AndreeRealty.com for pics.
*Affordable & Nice*
Gym POOL *Alarm avail
Phase 1 2BR ONLY $689
Aug & Sept FREE
Great Location SW 34th St
CALL TODAY! 376-0828
** PRIVATE VILLAS **
Since-story close to UF
1 IBR ONLY $529
2BR $669 + FREE Water, Sept FREE
NOW & FALL 375-1519 Open Sat & Sun.
I For Rent
** LIVE ALONE **
1 BR VILLA ONLY $539, Sept FREE!
1/2 mile to UF & Butler Plaza
Walk-In closet! Alarms avail
375-3077 Avail NOW & FALL. Open'at.
Nice 2BR/2BA house on Archer Rd, just
past 1-75, large yard, pets ok, $775/mo. Also
2BR/2BA house near comer Archer and 34th
St, country in city $500/mo. Call Greg 214-
STUDIO APT $599/MO COLLEGE' PARK
- near university. Call 954-968-5000 or 954-
755-3961 and leave mssg. Available now
and, if leased by 9/1/07, one month free rent.
1 BR apt. w/pvt gated courtyard in small quiet
professional complex. Close to Shands/VA
Single.quiet prof/serious Grad student only.
$495/mo, 1 pet < 50 pounds at $25/mo ar-
ranged. 552 377-2150 Please leave a msg.
NW NEAR NEW HOME DEPOT. 3BR/2BA
+ office, great room. 2 car garage, big yard.
Convenient to shopping. Near elementary
school & bus to UF/Shands. $1200-$1300
- neg. Call 352-336-8682 anytime. 8-30-
OAKBROOK-WALK TO UF SHANDS
2/2 spacious with W/D. Each room has pri-
vate bath. Price lowered to $749/mo. Day
378-2627, night 466-3797 8-30-07-5-2
No app or pet fee. Townhouse 2BR/1BA,
fireplace, privacy fence, modern appliances,
C/AC. 1000 SW 59th Terr. Other units avail-
able. $575/mo. Leave detailed msg 331-2099
WALK TO UF
2BR/1BA House with fenced yard. W/D
hookups. Can negotiate pets. $900/mo. Drive
by then call...824 SW 9th ST. 352-538-1310
Luxury townhouses at Greens 2/2.5 spacious
unit in gated community. Golf & country club,
W/D, alarm, garage. Pet friendly. Rent Starts
@ $995/mo. Call 352-359-4438 9-7-11,2
(DOB 01/01/73); 6'02",
180 ibs, Brown Hair,
DUI Alcohol or Drugs
ALACVHUA OU UMY
Call (352) 372-STOP
18,.ALLIGATOR N TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2007
Il For Rent
CLOSEST to UFIShands
Enjoy privacy & convenience
1BR Villa ONLY $529
,- Duckpond*POOL*Alarm avail
Leasing FALL Fast! 372-4835
ONLY 1 MILE to UF!
Across from NEW Starbucks!
2br $699 $869
HUGE 1BR ONLY $499
Single-story Villa in NW
Private patio*Full kitchen
Lease Now/Aug 372-3826
3/2.5 Casablanca East $1050/mo water
included. 1208 sq ft. New carpet. Washer/
dryer. Pool/clubhouse. Near UF/Shands/SW
Archer/SW 34th. Also For Sale. 386-366-
WOW! Amazing lakeview 3rd fir. 3 min to UF/
Shands. Total remodel incl kitchen granite,
bamboo firs, new AC, more. Quality through-
out. Huge 1/1 + Ig study. Quiet. Perfect for
prof/grad/retired. $1050/mo 352-256-6456
2BR/2.5BA. For leasing information call 281-
0142. www.theravines.net 8-30-5-07-2
2 BLOCKS TO STADIUM
Share 2BR/1BA $350/mo. Call Kara 561-
906-1809 or 352-335-4790 8-31-5-2
1/1 available in 3/3 on Tower
Rd. All inclusive $475.
CUTE & CLEAN!
One BR vintage apt in quiet NW area near
Wards Market. Wood floors, large porch, yard
space. $595/mo. Visit www.cozygator.com or
338., 70 94-07-5-2.
CUTE & CLEAN -
Studio apt in NW. Walk to Wards, Publix, &
busline. Short term lease possible. Available
Now! $395/mo www.cozygator.cor or 338-
l For Rent
Female roommates wanted. Great 4BR
house near NW 7th & 22nd. Excellent park-
ing, inside laundry, hi spd wireless, screened
porch, non-smoker. $475/mo + utils. Call
U 1 Subleases
Close with avail Parking Windsor Hall Sgl
with Priv Bath Elec_ Water Trash Cable
Internet & Sec Sys incl for $625. Fall 07 thru
Jul 08 I Pay Parking if you take over Aug 18
2 BLOCKS FROM UF STADIUM
2nd Ave. Spacious 1BR/1BA available now
Aug 08. Take over lease for $819/mo. I will
pay 1st mo rent. Call Tadd 386-527-5525.
ONLY $300.00 month!
Sub-lease Roommate wanted to fill
3rd bedroom. Sec & 1st mo rent paid.
Casablanca West Apts. Close to UFI3 bus
lines. Call Lucy @(813) 949-2440
-$525, 1/1, SW 2nd Ave & 34th St. Central
. air, walk-in closet, galley kitchen, priv patio.
Laundry on premises. Bike/bus to school.
Sublease 8/26 954-288-0106. 8-29-5-3
NICE HOUSE W./FENCED-IN YARD,
TROPICAL GARDEN, 2 blocks from
campus/13th St. Dogs allowed. 2 BRs avail
for 1 year fall-spr. 924 SW 5th Ave Call John
at 407-739-9401 8-29-5-3
I Pay Up To $100 elec/water
HIDDEN LAKE 1/1 in a 2/2. $535/mo incl
cable &'internet. Call Andrew 813-892-4797
The Laurels Avail now! 1st mo's rent free!
2BR/2BA. Great location right off campus.
Gated. Pets ok. W/D, Free cable TV. 42/7
fitness Ctr. Pool. Tennis, Vball, Bball, Free
Tan 813-363-5122 email@example.com
Hampton Oaks Apt, 2BR/2.5BA, W/D,
DW, microwave. 1200 sq ft townhome on
2nd fl behind mall. Rent is $865/mo, a
steal; mgr asking $908. Serious inq, email
firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 352-256-7306
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*a I Subleases
1BR in 2BR/1 BA Available. Near campus.
Walking- distance to SW Recreation Center.,
Free internet & cable. Lots of busses pass-
ing by. Asking for $400 including everything.
Please call 352-262-6912 anytime 8-30-5-3
1BR/1BA apt in Sun Bay, close to UF. Take
over lease until April 2008. Must meet credit
& background criteria of property mgmt co.
$540 single/$565 couple. No pets. Immediate
occupancy. 352-256-7737 leave message.
BEST DEAL EVER AT CAMPUS LODGE!
LAST ROOM LEFT!!! ON THE POOL!!!
4BR/3BA. Cable, Internet, HBO, Utils incl.
Furnished. 12 Mo individual leases. Call
now before, it's too lately 352-256-2530
Open layout. Avail ASAP. W/D, pool, gym, in-
door Bball, 10 min to downtown. Convenient
to all. Upscale $800. Cheapest in complex.
Call now. 352-281-9303 8-30-5-3
2BR/2BA @ The POLO'S. Spacious apt,
very clean, WNVAULTED Ceilings, W/D &
new screened in Patio! None left at the Polo's
like this one! CHEAPER than specials that is
now offered by the association. Will not last,
call immediately, rdy. for immediate move-in.
Minutes from UF/Shands, lots of amenities!
Monthly $933.00 Call Chris @ 352-258-
Sublease a Room with Private Bath in the
"Estates" Apartments. One Years Lease
- Women Only Must be Approved by the
Estates. Rent Normally $560 per month. We
will Pay approved leasee $500 cash sign-
ing bonus after signing. We have paid first
Months rent and will pay all subleased fees.
Call Beth at 1-754-422-7190 or Pat at 954-
U 1 Roommates
Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Hidden Lake 374-3866
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 12-5-71-4
FEMALE ROOMMATE WANTED
For 2B/2BA apt at Looking Glass Apts. Only
steps from Campus, overlooking stadium!
Available in August. $550/mo. For more info,
contact 954-494-9856 9-6-30-4
*HANDYMAN SPECIAL* Disc 4 wk. Share
2B/2B MH Clayton Ests. $150 N/R dep.
$300/m $75/wk + 1/2 GRU. Furn room. Cab/
laundry&cook svc. N/A, N/D. Need vehicle.
Near bus/shops. Sm caged pet ok. 331-3666
Male, student, furnished efficiency on side
of private home for one person. Close to UF.
Male grad student preferred. No pets. Clean,
safe, patio, cable, $500/mo, with utilities in-
cluded. 378-2016 8-31-07-21-4
Female needed in a 1BR/1BA in a 3/2 town-
house. Only $480 a month. Includes all utils,
internet, W/D, dishwasher, all amenities incl.
10 min from campus. Please call Kelli @ 386-
965-5752 or email email@example.com
LARGE ROOM IN NW HOME
Avail 8/15 Great neighborhood. $450/mo
includes utils, DSL, DVR, no pets. Prefer
mature, responsible, non-smoker, prof/grad
student. Call Scott 335-8209 8-31-14-4
NEED FEMALE ROOMMATE for a 3/2.
Clean, cozy & comfy apt. $400 includes
all! Buses 20 & 5 to UF; 1 exit from SFCC.
Non-smoking/No pets. Call 321-663-2323
SHARE 2BR CONDO. RTS stop right out-
side door. Convenient to UF at SW 29th &
Archer. Pool, Sec alarm. Fully equipped.
Male, seriuos student. lyr lease $450/mo
+1/2 util 2007-08. Gator fan pref. 904-398-
* 0038 8-29-10-4
I a ll Roommates
Dilligent female student seeks same to share
3/2 condo on NW 39th Road. On bus route 5.
$400 per mo. triple + part of elec/cable. Call
Nadya 904-707-9381 or Ashley 904-463-
1bed/1bath in a 4/4 condos for rent. $400 in-
clude all utilities and TV, internet, phone. Very
close to Campus, on bus 9 and 35.washer/
dryer. Quiet,secured entry. 2nd floor, gym,
volleyball and basketball, pool and jacuzzi
Call us at (352) 235-4762
or firstname.lastname@example.org 8-31-10-4
Female student needed to share a beautiful
3BR/2BA house. NW neighborhood. fenced
in backyard. W/D close to bus stop. 6 miles
from Santa Fe. $350/mo 1st/Last & deposit,
year lease. 772-341-1998 9-6-13-4
PERFECT FOR GRAD/MED STUDENTS
Avail immediately, large room, w/pvt bath in
large home 5 min to UF.. $550/mo + utils
each. Newly decorated. Call 352-284-0979
WANTED: Clean female to share fully furn.
really nice 2BR/2BA 14x70 mobile home with
male on Archer Rd. 4 mi from UF. Pool, cent
H/AC, W/D, & phone.. No pets, rent $300 +
1/2 utils. 352-281-1415. 9-4-11-4
Roommate Needed $450/Month Student
Preferred All utilities included; washer/ dryer/
cable/ internet/ full kitchen. Nice House 1.5
Miles north of campus. Pets okay. Contact
Adam 904-703-5253 or email@example.com
M/F to share 4BR/3BA house close to UF.
Clean, modern, recently remodeled, fully fur-
nished, nice neighborhood, yard, porch, WD.
NO smbking/pets. $370/mo + 1/4 util, Inci
cable/internet Call 386-212-1578 8-28-5-4
Sgl mom w/ child looking to rent 1BR in
2BR/1BA apt. $550/mo includes rent &
elec. Located near Oaks Mall. Please con-
tact Christina immediately if interested at,
352-642-3900. Need to rent before 9/03!!!
ROOMS FOR RENT IN NICE NW HOME
$350-420. 2-3m to university and santa fe.
Near bus route. W/D. Internet/Cable included.
Call 352-262-1560. 8-31-7-4
ROOMMATE WANTED TO SHARE 3BR/
2BA home with single female in quiet neigh-
borhood. Long or short term. $550 + utilities.
Includes W/D. 352-284-7655 9-13-15-4
FURNISHED ROOM READY FOR YOU!
1BR for lease in 4BR/4BA Deluxe apt in the
Estates! Gorgeous & Clean-Complex, On
Bus route, Only 3 mins to UF! 3 great female
roommmates Move in Today! Call 407-620-
2445 Malloryg5@yahoo.com 9-6-10-4
2BR APT W/PRIVACY FENCED YARD.
$325/mo 3 mi from UF on bus route. Mtst be
dog-friendly. Call 352-284-5192 8-29-5-4
ROOM FOR RENT $450/mo near SFCC,
Oaks Mall, & 175. All utilities included. 786-
325-7941 or 258-0277 9-7-07-10-4
STUDENT F ROOMMATE NEEDED beauti-
ful clean spacious 3BR/2BA house off NW
34th St. 2BR avail, fenced backyd, garage,
WD, pet friendly, quiet. $475 incl util, hispd
net, cable+$150 sec dep. Jessica 283-6100
Female needed for newly renovated condo
on bus rte, 4BR/4BA. Countryside at the
University. New laminate flooring in Brs, new
tile in decorated & furnished common area.
$425/mo + 1/4 utils. Sarah at 407-808-6256
CAMPUS EDGE 2BR/2BA, adjacent to
Campus, walk to Shands and Vet school,
$525, top story, vaulted ceilings, pool, wash-
er & dryer. Call 352-262-2871 9-7-07-10-4
Male, non-smoker, non-drinker. Unfurnished
room & bath in 4BR NE house (quiet).
Wireless. Fenced backyard. No pets. 3 miles
to campus. $390 + util. $200 security. Chris
352-328-6087 8-30-07-5-4 -
1 College student needed to fill a room in
house off of NW 16th & 34th. $625 incl utils.
2 story, 2500 sq ft. Fenced yard. Call Michael
904-502-7733 or Michelle 904-707-5225 8-
*1 Roommates D
$430/mo UTILS INCL. Roommate (M/F)
wanted to share 2BR/2BA condo in NW
G'ville. with 23yr male. Includes large bed-
room w/pvt bath W/D, Cable, Internet, near
bus route. Call: 352-284-6215 8-30-5-4
Two Blocks from UF
Student Roommate Wanted
Available Now for $327/mo
Call 352-377-2930 8-30-5-4
Room for rent in beautiful large home close
to school & shopping. Util included. Preferred
grad student. $450/mo. 352-495-5920 8-
ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
Near library downtown. $285-$370/rm + utils.
Free internet access. Short term No pets. No
smoking. 378-1304 8-31-6-4
Roommate needed M/F. Available 9/1/07.
Share a 4BR/3BA, 1700 sq ft house w/wood
flooring, full bar, kegorator, W/D. Call 305-
479-5075 for info. Off of Univ4ersity & 34th
St. $420/mo. 8-30-07-5-4
Serious, NS, F student for new luxury 2BR/
2.5BA twnhs. Fully fum incl W/D. Alarm,
gated, clubhouse, 24-hr gym, pool, tennis,
internet, cable incl. 10-min to UF. NW area.
near bus rte. $600 + 1/2 elec. 941-704-4444
****SHORT TERM LEASES OKOOO*
4BR/3BA newly furn co-ed house in Haile
area. No smokers/weapons/pets. $400-600/
ea inci utils, tv, wireless i-net, W/D. Privacy
fenced backyard w/deck. 866-387-2836 8-
NEW HOUSE 4BR/2BA
Hottub, 1 mi to UF. $425/mo. No pets. Call for
details. 954-650-0237 9-18-07-15-4
AVAILABLE 10/1/07 Quiet Student or
Professional wanted to share condo. Own
BR w/pvt BA near UF on bus [t. $300 dep.
$450/mo + 1/3 utils. Short lease avail if
needed. Cell 352-284-3961 or 352-870-4439
1 ROOMMATE NEEDED. 4BR/2BA HOUSE.
10 min walk to UF campus. Lease available
for fall or spring. Call 407-234-2453 or email
Female roommmates wanted Great 4BR
house near NW 7th & 22nd. Excellent park-
ing, inside laundry, hi spd wireless. Screened
porch, non-smoker. $475/mo + utils. Call
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eled, central A/C, W/D, luxury kitchen, tile/
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Beautiful 1/1, 2/2, & 3/3 condos just 1.5
miles from UF & on the busline! Plenty
of parking & fabulous amenities includ-
ing resort-style pool & spa, fitness room,
basketball & tennis courts. Prices start
at $119,900 with great buyer incentives.
Amy Buese, Realtor, 352-222-7890
Anita Smith, Realtor, 352-514-7789
Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc.
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BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION
CLOSE TO UF AND SHANDS
Starting in the mid $170's
Gated Community on Bus Route
2508 SW 35th Place
OPEN HOUSE Th & F 2-5, Sat 12-5
Contact Birdie Murnane, Venture Realty
of North Florida at 352-222-8888 or visit
Vision South Condo's
1016 SW 8th Ave.
1 BR & 2BR 2.5 BA Townhouses
Walk to UF
New, ready by September!
Price $174,000 & $287,000
Gore Rabell Realty 378-1387
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on our many condominium communities.
There's something for every lifestyle. 12-
NEAR UF & OAKS MALL Woods Edge
Condo with LOFT. 1684 sq ft. 3BR/2BA.
PRICE REDUCED. MLS279253 Built: 2004.
A MUST SEE! Call Bettye Stoney Allen.
352-318-3931 Century 21 John Merrill. 8-
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BRANDYWINE 2/1 CONDO FSBO
Partially furnished, tile floor, carpet, clean,
ready to move in. Bus or bike to campus
$85,000. Call 386-454-3435 leave mssg.
3BR/2.5BA townhome, 2436 NW 47th Lane,
close to shopping, bus, UF. New appli-
ances, AC/heat. Tile floor, patio, Lake view.
Pool/tennis. 1600 sq ft. Low Price $155,000.
Negotiable 352-224-5884 or 352-284-4138
As Is Bank owned Condos in La Mancha
Carpet, appliances, some with furniture.
Easy to show 4BR/2BA. Call Bettye Stoney
Allen 352-318-3931 Century 21 John Merrill
FSBO-BEAUTIFUL 2.5/2 Condo
NEW STAINLESS STEELAPPLIANCES
HARDWOOD FLOORS, NEWW/D, $134,000
Call Nick-352-222-4109 for appt.. 8-31-10-5
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3BR/2BA, study/office, 2 car garage, 1600
SF in NW neighborhood, RUSTLEWOOD!
Oners are eager to sell! $212,900. CALL
TODAY for ALVIN C. TATE, REALTOR @
352-514-7328, Bosshardt Realty Services,
KENSINGTON NORTH TOWNHOME FOR
SALE. IMMACULATE CONDITION WITH A
PEACEFUL SETTING, 2 BEDROOMS, 2 1/2
BATHS, 5 MINUTES FROM UF, $151,900
$89,000 Brandywine 2/1 Condo for sale.
Brand new appliances. Screened porch with
outdoor carpet used as a game room. Lease
to buy option. Call Nem at 352-284-5897.
AMAZING STARTER OR STUDENT HOME,
less than 2 mi. to campus! 3/2, huge yard,
big kitchen, hot tub, Pergo floors, on major
bus routes. $199,000! FSBO 352-281-8774
Gorgeous lakefronttownhome on Lake Santa
Fe (5300 acres) perfect for. nature lovers,
boating, fishing, Gator fans'wkend retreat. 20
min to Gville. 2BR/2.5BA jacuzzi tub, screen
porch, deck, private boat dock, ramp & stor-
age avail. $269K. See ForSaleByOwner.com
listing #2085525 or call Sean 352-494-1732
1 GREAT BUY 5 minutes to UFNA. Just
freshened-up, this 2BR/2 & 1/2BATownhome
offers new porcelain tile, interior/exterior
paint, new appliances & bath fixtures,
screened porches & jacuzzi. Private yard
for pets. Quiet cul-de-sac location. Move-
in condition. $89,900. Dennis @ RE/MAX
Professionals 339-4907 8-31-5-5
DON'T BUY A CONDO enjoy the privacy
of your own home near UFN/A. 1400+ sq/ft
2BR/2BA w/many unique custom touches;
separate Living & Family rooms, extensive
tile, new carpet in BR's, Ig. kitchen, sky-
lites, screened porch, storage bldg. Backs
to Kanapaha Botantical Gardens. Below
comps at $159,500. Dennis @ RE/MAX
Professionals 339-4907 8-31-5-5
3/1.5 Condo in Duckpond Area
Convenient to UF, Shands and downtown
areas of Gainesville. Garage, laundry room,
deck, patio. CallTrippe Realty 352-316-3822
BED QUEEN $100 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 12-5-71-6
BED FULL SIZE $75 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $350
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. 352-372-7490
BED KING $170 PILLOWTOP
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in
plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588 Can
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
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 $1100
(352) 372-7490 12-5-71-6
SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
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 12-
Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 12-5-71-6
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
BEDS FUTONS FURNITURE
Quality furniture at reasonable prices.
Morrells Furniture Outlet,
140 NW 6th St. 3528-3400
Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfurniture.com
BEDS BEDS BEDS
Mattress Factory Outlet
Twin Set $89 0 Full Sets $129
Queen Sets $149 0 King Sets $189
10% OFF Student Discounts
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BEST OFFERS. Call 352-281-5929 8-
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Couches, Chairs, Bedroom, Dining, Lamps,
Misc. GREAT PRICES & SELECTION.
One-More-Time 14029 W. Newberry Rd in
Jonesville, FL 352-332-8868 9-6-15-6
*Nice Sofa $75 *Queen size bed $60
*Dorm fridge $40 ODresser w/mirror $60
OMaytag washer $70 ODining room table
w/4 chairs $75 OLawnmower $50. Call 335-
"MOVE IN SPECIAL"
19" TV's $301 Check out other Great deals
at One-More-Time in Jonesville 14029 W
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DINING ROOM SET, LOVES/
COMPUTER CABINET, WINGBACK CHA
AND END TABLE. Call 352-281-4587
CASH PAID For Laptops
Power Supplies & Drives.
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3 year old, perfect condition Panasonic 32"
color TV & Panasonic full surround system
with 5 disc CD/DVD/MP3 player with 5
speakers and sub-woofer. $250 OBO. Free
delivery to anywhere in Gainesville. Call
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424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
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PARKING SPACE FOR RENT
Behind Norman Hall. $60/mo. 372-4903.
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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 12-5-71-6'
"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.
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. 12-5-71-6
Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-5-71-6
FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 12-5-71-6
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
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House/Dorm Fast response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount
w/ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 338-8041.
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We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
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voip, websites & more avail. 9-7-07-10-7
Brand new with printer in box. $450. Contact
786-525-2729. Must sell graduating. 8-
Small computer table $35
Belkin wireless router & adapter $45
Call 332-9812 8-31-5-7
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24/7.60 secto UF. Sold by semester. Lowest
rate in area. Close to Business College &
General Classrooms Call 352-538-2454
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Washer/Dryer GE heavy duty/large capac-
ity. Dryer: 2 cycles, auto or timed cycles.
Washer: 6 cycles, 3 load sizes and 4 wash
temps. Perfect condition! $250. Joel 352-615-
Beautiful metallic orange & blue
FIBERGLASS SIT-IN KAYAK
Brand new $475. 386-842-5608 8-30-07-
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Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd.St.
Scooters from $899. Largest selection from
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3550 SW 34th St 338-8450 solanocycle.com
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New convenient location now open!
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We have moved to a temp. location as we
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Warranties. We also service ALL brands of
scooters. Pickup Available. Low Labor Rates.
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New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service
rates! Will service any make/model. Close
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**SHINKO SPORT BIKE TIRES**
190/50/ZR17 $115.95-180/55/ZR17 $112.95
120/70/ZR17 now $82.95 (in stock + more)
GATORMOTO is Gainesville's #1 service
facility. We repair ALL brands of scooters.
Pickups available. Lowest labor rates around.
Quickest turnaround time. Run by Gator
Grads so we know how to treat our custom-
ers! 376-6275 12-5-71-11
2007 Qian 49.5cc Venus Scooter, black,
purchased 6/30/07, 870 miles, immaculate
condition. Includes helmet, cover, locks, free
oil change. $850, obo. Call 352-262-4252.
1999 KAWASAKI KLR 250
Street legal dirt bike. 3700 miles. Well main-
tainted and in perfect condition. Full cover
and helmet included. $1950. Call 904-626-
2005 Kymco Scooter, Super Fever ZX50
1500 miles, 60mpg, $1200. Call 904-731-
7896 or 904-728-3420 8-30-07-5-11
2001 HONDA SHADOW VLX 600cc mo-
torcycle, Black with windshield. Excellent
condition, rides great. Includes helmet and
heavy duty cable lock. 17k miles. $2900. 352-
SCOOTER 2005 YW 50 Zuma
Perfect condition. 57 year old rider. $1400.
*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CARS
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yrsvc to UF students '
*Call Don @ 215-7987 12-5-71-12
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For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK?
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For any car, truck, or SUV Running or not.
'94 and up. Call Segovia 352-284-8619 12-
Sun City Auto Sales
2306 NE Waldo Rd. 338-1999
All Vehicles 0 down warranty available
No credit check we finance anyone
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3630 N. Main St. 375-9090
$2000 discount off any financed vehicle
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TEACHER SELLING MITSUBISHI MIRAGE
2000, with 84000k miles, very clean, good
condition at $5500...price negotiable Call
VW2003 Jetta Galactic Blue
GLI w/2.8L200hp VR6 wall
options pkgs: spec. sport w/17"
alloy rims; all bik Ithr w/sunroof
Monsoon 8 spkr sound system.
$12700 wall service records; vs.
dealer price $14500; call 375-2876
LX hatchback, 30 mpg! Silver, blue int, chrm
whis, cold A/C, very good condition, runs
smooth, no mechanical problems@ 143k,
will warranty. $2250 obo 352-495-8406 8-
1990 PLYMOUTH ACCLAIM
$1000 OBO. Runs good CD Player. Must sell.
352-256-3553 Mike. 8-30-5-12
2005 GRAND AM
Excellent condition. Clean, great AC, (silver/
black int). Call 378-8368 8-30-5-12
1996 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
100,000 miles $2500 black color, new tires
(CD & mp3) Call Yongmi 813-787-9486.
Email email@example.com 8-30-5-12
92 DODGE COLT
2 dr, 5 speed manual transmission, 80,000
miles, 4 cyl 1.5L engine. In good condition/
AM/AM + CD player. AC does not work $800
willing to negotiate. Call 352-328-5005 9-
1999 SILVER MITSUBISHI MIRAGE DE
Excellent condition. 91,000 miles. Must Sell.
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for gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds,
guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you
sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 12-5-
On going volunteer needed: Blind lady needs
trans Sundays only to Mass @ Queen of
Peace Catholic Church or St. Augustine
Catholic Church. For more info. call 219-6948
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$$ 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 12-
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 12-5-71-14
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters_
Flexible Hours, Training Provided
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
$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. 12-5-71-14
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. Learn more at
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POLITICAL CALL CENTER
Phone reps needed ASAP for Political &
Corporate Campaigns. Up to $9/hr + bonus
potential. 371-5888 ext 111, 4112 NW22 Dr.
Paid survey takers needed in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on surveys.
Leasing Consultant, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
220 N. Main; 352-375-2152 X301 x301
Now hiring. Drivers. Part time & full time.
5004 NW 34th St. 373-7733. Apply in person.
$7.25 $9.25. You are in charge. You make
the call. Food service or retail exp a must.
Fax resume 384-9911 or apply in person @
any Pizza Hut. 12-5-71-14
DELIVERY DRIVERS up to $12/hr.
KITCHEN HELP $6.75/hr.
CALIFORNIA CHICKEN GRILL 378-2442
Imagine Learning Center 371-5450 Taking
applications from reliable, creative individu-
als who enjoy working with children 8-25-
For adult entertainment company. Make
$1000+/wk. Flex sched 378-3312 12-5-
Get Paid & Have Fun 0 Flexible Hrs
& Competitive $ Sales Experience
Required eBay exp. + Resume to
HARRY'S SEAFOOD BAR & GRILL
Please apply at 110 SE 1st Street
Customer Service Reps Needed
For a major telecom company. Flexible hours.
PT or FT. No nights or weekends. Bilingual a
plus. EEOC. 372-2051 12-5-94-14
EARN $60 THIS WEEK!'
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
Best part-time job you'll ever have.
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150NW6thSt.
Attention Smokers! Earn at least $7.00 per
hour. Smokers are needed to participate
in a study on decision making and smok-
ing. If interested, come to Rm 81 in the UF
Psychology Building, call 392-0601 x297,
or email us at email@example.com for
more information. 9-6-22-14
PROJECT MANAGER TRAINEE
For blind manufacturer & installation co.
Construction exp helpful. 352-339-4600 9-
No jobs available, but we pay
cash for CDs and DVDs!
(Oh, and we sell them too.)
Hear Again CDs & DVDs
818 W University Ave, 32601
FAMILY BUSINESS looking to hire
ANIMAL TECH REPTILE FARM
Must be responsible and
able to follow directions
PT or FT available Start $6.75/hr
TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 21
11 Help Wanted I) i Help Wanted ) M 1 Help Wanted
for commercial properties needed. FT,
VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE & CLEAN
BACKGROUND A MUST. Exp preferred. Call
Need a reliable person
to care & maintain grounds
at an apartment complex.
$8/per hour PT or FT*DFWP
or apply: 3611 SW 34th Street
Part-time and Full-time professional sales
positions in local management co.
Fax resume, cover letter & avail schedule to
352-376-6269 or email
ENERGETIC MOTIVATED CASHIER
PT 10am-2pm or 2pm-6pm.
ADA'S CLOTHES REPAIR. 332-0077 12-
Perfect PT Job
Telephone Sales Reps Needed. Evening-
Hours, No Fridays or Saturdays. Up to
$25/Hr Paid Weekly. Paid Training, No Exp
Necessary. Leave Message 352-377-2573
Wanted full time or part tirfie for busy law
firm. Network exp necessary. Please resume
to PO Box 5667, Gville, FL 32627 9-5-15-
Drive Kids to Afterschool Activities
(hourly + gas) Must be reliable,
good transportation, clean driving
record, no criminal record.
Respond to. firstname.lastname@example.org 8-31-
Exp NANNY for busy prof family 2 kids
driving/ It housework/ tutor
must start job by 11:45 am! 25 hrs/wk
$10.50/hr. Noah's Ark Nanny
resume, pic, sched to email@example.com
NEED CASH $$$?
Then join our growing team! Now hiring
motivated, reliable, friendly and energetic
team members for CASHIERIHOST & PREP
positions, PIT & FIT. Earn great pay while
having fun!!! Apply in person at Dragonfly
Rolls 'n Bowls, 3117 SW 34th St #1,
University Towne Center (next to Carrabbas).
No calls please.. 9-7-16-14
Dragonfly Sushi & Sake Co
High vol, up-scale dining restaurant now
hiring ambitious, energetic, friendly, and
reliable team members for HOST, BAR, and
KITCHEN (SUSHI, HOTLINE, PREP) posi-
tions, PIT & FIT. Exp pref. Earn great pay
while having fun!!! Apply in person at 201
SW2ndAve#104, Union St. Station. No calls
Document Scanner -
Seeking a responsible individual who is
organized, detailed oriented and reliable.
Stable and constant schedule, Great job for
the mature, seroius student. Able to work
20 hrs/wk. Prepare documents for scan-
ning. Scan documents using scanner/pc
software. Audit-check scanned documents.
Able to pick up 20 lb box. Pay is $8/hour.
Submit resume to CORRECTED EMAIL
firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE/DFWP. 8-
Now hiring COOK & CASHIER PT/FT. Apply
in person 600 NW 75th St. Benefits include
FREE MEALS 12-5-71-14
flora major telecom company. Flexible hours.
PT/FT. No nights or weekends. Bilingual a
plus. Aggressive go-getters only. Up to $25/hr,
salary + commission. EEOC 372-2051 12-
PT inventory control, flexible hours. Great job
for students! Will work around Class sched-
ule. Apply at Concessions Office, South
End Zone Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, next To
the Gator Sport Shop 352-375-4683 x6500
PT Supervisors needed. days, nights week-
ends. Flexible hours. Great 2nd Job! Apply
at Concessions Office, South End Zone Ben
Hill Griffin Stadium, next to the Gator Sports
Shop 352-375-4683 x6500 8-28-7-14
NERO'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT
Now hiring exp servers starting $4.50/hr
+ tips. Please apply at 5240 NW 34th St.
Across from YMCA Apply between 2-4pm
FT/PT- Clean cut, outgoing person to work in
fun retail environment. Willing to train. Apply
in person non-smokers only
PinchA Penny. 7112W. Univ Ave.
Breakthrough leadership development co.
needs assertive interns to help generate leads
in top US cos. www.perthleadership.org/
Japanese Grill & Sushi.
Now hiring servers & line cooks
203 SW 2nd Ave/ 954-732-7704
email@example.com 9-11 -
OFFICE ASSISTANT -FT, outside/inside,
precise in communications. Avid reader,
interest in MMA a plus. Excellent computer
skills, 1 yr + commitment. Resume: 626 NE
1st St. or firstname.lastname@example.org 8-
DELIVERY DRIVERS NEEDED
Five Star Pizza is now hiring FT & PT deliv-
ery drivers. Closing drivers earn $125+ per
shift. Apply in person 600 NW 75th St. 333-
IN FOOD RESEARCH LABORATORY.
Chemistry experience preferred. Any instru-
mentation experience helpful. Please email
resume to: email@example.com 9-4-10-14
for National Model Search. Before and after
photo 18 years or older. For appointment
352-271-0556. Beauty Studio 4780 NW
39th Ave Ste 5 Business Opportunity Avail.
Make 10,000-15,000 a month
on the internet part-time
Call Jimmie@352-375-7395 8-28-5-14
MOTHER'S HELPER NEEDED
for household chores & child care. $8/hr to
start 10 hrs/wk 379-0619, leave message
for odd jobs & yard work. 10-20 hrs/wk,
flexible work schedule, some experience
required, $10/hr 379-0619, leave message
RIDE FOR FREE BARN HELP EXP
NECESSARY Flexible days & hrs. Cleaning
stalls & feeding, @ hunter jumper/
crosscountry farm. 20 minutes from UF. Will
trade for lessons, or boarding. Call 359-4149
PARK PLACE CAR WASH
Now Hiring FT & PT positions available.
Great environment, flexible hours. Apply in
person 7404 NW4th Blvd-Across from Home
Szechuan Panda Restuarant
Help Needed 4 Fall Semester
Servers, Drivers, Cashiers,
And Hosts Call 336-6464 or
Apply in person @ 3830 SW 13 ST 8-28-
HCP Services LLC is now hiring Caregivers-
RNs LPNs & CNAs: Great Pay & flexible time
schedules. Requires Level II background
screening. Call 352-284-2336 or Fax 352-
Have a GPA of at least a 3.7- or higher
and want to earn some extra money?
We might just have the job for you. We
are looking for note takers and office
staff for fall 2007. Contact us: 37-notes,
WGFL NESVlLE D
MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR (PT)
Weekends & overnight. Operate technical
equipment, record program feeds, maintain
logs. Computer skills required. Entry level po-
sition, will train. Fax 352-332-1506 or email
resume to firstname.lastname@example.org DFWP,
SALES POSITION FT.
Local GEICO office. No phone calls.
Email GeicoGainesville@Geico.com 8-28-
Phone Survey Interviewers Wanted.
Start work today! No sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedules! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call NOW!
Applications now being taken. To gain valu-
able experience at a job with flexible hours,
apply TODAY at Room 1302 at the O'Connell
Center. Positions available for Usher, Security
and Technical. Great opportunity to work with
other students as well as a chance to learn
new skills. Last day applications accepted:
August 29th 8-28-5-14
BABYSITTER NEEDED! Expd for 2 school
aged children Afternoons on Tues, Wed,
& Fris. Approx. 12-14 hrs/wk $10/hr. Must
have reliable trans & good work ethnic. Ref
Reqd. Call Marci at 381-9971 or email at
THE OFFICIAL GATOR SPORTSHOP is
looking for part-time OPS help for sum-
mer and fall. Must be able to work football
gamedays. Hours are flexible but require at
least 4-hour blocks. Duties include customer
service, cashiering, mail orders and working
events. Applications can be picked up in the
Sporfshop located in the north .endzone of
the football stadium 9-7-12-14
RGIS INVENTORY SPECIALIST
* Year-round hourly work
* Immediate openings
* No Experience Necessary
* $8 an hour to start
Apply online or at RGISINV.COM
Or by phone at 352-861-7004 9-14-17-14
Immediate opening for FACILITIES
SPECIALIST --Duties include general of-
fice custodial work along with building and
grounds upkeep. Floor care and general
maintenance experience a plus. Hours are
11am 7:30pm weekdays with a weekend
rotation. Pay starts at $8.00 plus vacation
and benefits. Please submit application to
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, Inc.,
4039 Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32607.
Background 'check required. EOE/DFWP
PT RUNNER NEEDED
For law office. Exp preferred. M-F, 1-5:
30. Fax resume to 352-376-4645 or email:
Heavenly Ham works around your sched-
ule. $7.50/hour to start. Need front counter
persons, delivery drivers, kitchen prep and
sandwich makers. Apply in person. 3832
Newberry Road. 8-31-07-7-14
La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant
Hiring Servers and Dishwashers exp. pre-
ferred. Apply in person 9513 NW 39th Ave.
i ll Help Wanted
P/T child care needed, starting now and into
fall if interested. For fun, energetic 2 and 4
yr old boys. $10 to start, more depending on
experience. Various hours available (morn/
aft/eve/weekends). Refs req'd, no smokers.
Email resume/refs to email@example.com.
Needed PT Dependable, experienced, own
car. $8-10/hr dep on exp. smoke-free. 352-
Brand new mother run co. looking for
nurturing caregivers with flex scheds for
on-demand child care. Call 331-5233 or
Jones, Edmunds & Associates, Inc
Is seeking a Graphic Design Intern
Beginning Fall 2007 -
For more information
Jones, Edmunds & Associates, Inc
Is seeking a Marketing Intern
Beginning Fall 2007
For more information
Catering. FT & PT Servers & Delivery Drivers.
Morning, lunch and evening shifts. Energetic
fun job with lots of variety and flexible sched-
ules. Apply at Celebrations Catering, 904 N.
Main St next to U-Haul. 9-6-10-14
1 Help Wanted
Want to Work on Campus?
Gator Dining Services, located on the
UF campus, is looking for supervisors,
cashiers, line servers, cooks, utilityclean
team & dishwashers. Flexible hrs, competi-
tive pay and a great working environment.
Apply at Gator Dining Services or online at
Tutors needed 1-on-1 tutoring at risk elem
school students. 1-4 afternoons/wk $9.501
hr 15-20 min S of UF. Fed work stupreq.
for emp. Volunteers welcome. For info
contact Sally 352-384-1155; firstname.lastname@example.org
Experienced Notetakers and Editors
Apply Online at www.SmokinNotes.com
COLD STONE CREAMERY will soon
audition happy, energetic Scoopers for its
Newberry Road and Archer Road stores.
Earn $8.50+ while having fun! Positions be-
gin immediately. Choose either Gainesville
location when you apply on our web site.
Visit ColdStoneCreamery.com, then choose
Best Jobs Ever, then choose Local Store Job
Listings (please include your email address).
Nights and weekends a must. 18+ only. 8-
22, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2007
l Help Wanted
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3 El Help Wanted
Like meeting new people? Are you always
snapping photos at parties? Why not get paid
for it? We're seeking event photographers for
nights and weekends. No experience neces-
sary. Equipment provided. Call 1-877-353-
5274 ext.102 or download an application at
nifr of e dining restaurant
WANTED FEMALE .MATH & SCIENCE
TUTOR for advanced 8th grader.'$20.00 per
hour approximately 2-4 hours per week. Must
provide resume and/or transcripts. call 352-
GAME DAY HELP NEEDED
for promotional events. $10-$12 per/hr.
E-mail resume to jenny@cornellRE.com.8-
Call Paspela 317-3483 9-6-10-14 RUBY TUESDAY'S
COOKS wanted competitive rates & benefits.
MOVERS WANTED Apply within. 8-30-5-14
P/T acceptable. Apply at 505 NW 3rd Ave,
Gainesville, FL. Bring DL & SS card. 9-28- SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS
Exp. in HTML, PHP and MySQL required.
Photoshop/Flash a plus. $12/hr. Email re-
sumes to email@example.com
HELPER PT FLEXIBLE HOURS
for cleaning. Mowing, errands & minor
chores. $6-$8/hr. Leave clear message -
Health Store 10-15 hrs perweek. Experience/
interest in body building/sports nutrition.
Great discounts and flexible hours! Sunflower
87 SW34th St 372-7482 9-6-10-14
THE HONEY BAKED HAM CO & CAFE
is now hiring for front sales and sandwich
prep. Approx 20-25 hrs $7/hr starting pay.
Apply in person 618 NW 60th St (behind
McDonalds on Newberry Rd) Call 331-1253
PT BARN.HELP NEEDED
Afternoons and weekends, experience with
young horses preffered. www.starquarry.com
Experienced SWIM LESSON
PT 5-7pm @ UF. Call Jill 335-0518 8-29-
A,,.iy in person, 8-5, M-F
1111 SE 22nd Ave, GVL 9-20-20-14
The Babies' Room and Weecycle need you!
Retail sales, customer service, have fun
Must be great with kids
Flex Schedule some weekends
Please call 378-8898 8-29-5-14
Come join Info Tech Inc, in Gainesville,
FL. We are dynamic software development
organization and have openings in the fol-
. Systems Analyst
. Customer Support Specialist
. Web Programmer I
Requirements vary so please go to our job
board to view the requirements for each posi-
EEO M/F/DN 9-6-10-14
-Childcare Help Wanted: approx 10 hrs/ wk
for 1yo girl in our NE Gville home. Recent
childcare exp, references, and reliable
transportation required. Prefer Elem. Ed or
similar major. Leave message at 336-6971.
EXPERIENCED NANNY needed PT for 3
yr old in afternoons & occasional weekends.
Ref & transportation required. 15+ hrs per
week. gay for exp. Call 352-494-7129 or
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org 8-30-
REAL ESTATE CLOSER AND PROCESSOR
NEEDED, M-F, 8-5, for title insurance office.
Experience preferred; will train right person.
Please fax resume to 352-377-3862 or e-mail
to email@example.com 9-5-07-10-14
CAR CLEANER/LOT PERSON NEEDED.
Full or part time. Must be responsible, hard
working, with clean driving record. Apply in
person only at Southeast Car Agency 39th
Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Local web company is seeking motivated
individuals for sales positions. Sales experi-
ence is preffered but not required. Training
is provided. Fun work environment. E-mail
resumes to email@example.com 8-
TUTOR WANTED in Gville area
for children ages, 12 & 16
T/W/TH 5-8 (hrs flexible)
Must have own vehicle
Please call 529-9200 to discuss.
PT Help In Furniture Store
assembling furniture, unloading trucks & de-
liveries. 352-378-3400 8-30-07-5-14
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 Ste206 (2nd floor above credit union)
Packaging Engineering Internship at lo-
cal medical device company. Assist in test
method validation for medical device pack-
age tests (burst test, pull test, leak test, dye
penetration test). Perform qualification test-
ing for shelf life studies and assist in process
development. Junior or Senior in Packaging
Engineering preferred; any engineering dis-
' cipline is acceptable. Proficient in Microsoft
Word and Excel. Experience with statistics is
desirable. Please submit resumes to human
.firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information
about Exactech please visit www.exac.com,
*Experienced Computer Tech*
For flexible FT/PT job
needed. Call for more
*Web Programmer Needed*
for flexible PT job
knowledge is needed. Call for
more info 352-371-2230
BRAND NEW NIGHTCLUB JUST BUILT
BARTENDERS, SHOT GIRLS, BEER
TUB GIRLS, COCKTAIL SERVERS, DJS,
PROMOTERS, DANCERS, MODELS,
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS, POPULAR
STUDENTS, FLOOR MANAGERS,
INTERNS, HOSTS, VIP-GIRLS, MASSAGE
THERAPY, PERSONAL ASSISTANT,
CASHIER, MARKETING DIRECTOR,
PUBLICIST INTERVIEW IN PERSON 8/23
8/24 8/27 8/28 FROM 4-8 PM CLUB DIEZEL
233 WEST UNIVERSITY AVE INFO:
NANNY NEEDED FOR TWO KIDS
Days vary as needed: after school 5pm to
Midnight (Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri). Sunday 12:
30p to Midnight. Call (352)-332-6465 8-30-
Consultants wanted at the Center for
Instructional Technology and Training at the
University of Florida to assist in Faculty lab.
Applicants for this position must be familiar
with Windows and Microsoft Office ap-
plications, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver.
A friendly and cheerful attitude is- es-
sential for this customer service position.
Schedule is.flexible. Pay starts at $7.50/hour.
Contact Jennifer Smith email@example.com,
online application at: http://www.citt.ufl.edu/
SEARS, OAKS MALL
Now hiring sales & stock positions. See sotre
for inquires. may apply online. AA/EOE 10- -
ART of BILLIARDS the New Ultimate
Sports Bar is hiring Bartenders with FUN and
PROFESSIONAL attitudes. Please call Dana
at 352-266-3651 or go to "Artofbilliards.com"
Cooks, Dishwashers, and Servers.
The Third Place Pub & Grille
CATERING DELIVERY DRIVER
Days 9:30am-2pm. Reliable & friendly. Own
car, PT/FT-avail. Apply in person between
2-5pm NAPOLATANOS 606 NW 75th St.
Evenings. Reliable. Apply in person between
2-5pm. NAPOLATANOS 606 NW 75th St. 8-
Technology Center Administrator, PT-
Resp. for proctoring exams, adhering to se-
curity policies & scheduling appts. Providing
platinum customer svc a must. Flex hrs incl
eves/wknds. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
OFFICE ASSISTANT NEEDED
Available immediately, flexible schedule.
Computer proficiency required. Email re-
sume & avail hours to email@example.com
HOMEWORK COACH WANTED
For bright eleventh grade student. Needs
organizational skills. 5 evenings a week -.
$10/hr. 352-665-6225 8-30-07-5-14
PT/FT Positions available, students are
encouraged to apply! Please send resumes/
availablility to firstname.lastname@example.org 9-
NOW HIRING SMILING FACES!
Line cooks & servers Steak N' Shake on
Archer Rd near Target. Come in between
3pm & 5pm for app & interview. 8-30-5-14
Make Money By Watching TV
OK, so you won't make money watching TV,
but it doesn't have to cost you much either.
Upgrade to Cox Digital Cable (now with On
Demand) for just $9/mo. Add a Digital Video
Recorder and record your TV classes. That
could help you get a job someday! 1-888-
SCHOOL BOARD OF ALACHUA COUNTY
*AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM-VARIOUS
* ACTIVITY LEADERS-$10/hr-Bach.
Desired or successful exp. or training
Hours-required-M,T,Th,F- 1:45-5:30, Wed.-
DRUG TESTING REQUIRED- BACK-
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. 8-31-6-14
Horses Helping People
is seeking volunteers for therapy
and horseback riding program. Visit
horseshelpingpeople.com for info. 8-30-
And Speech Therapy
Work with licensed professionals in fun envi-
ronment email@example.com 8-30-5-14
IMMEDIATE OPENING for
Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or call
Coach Martin at 332-3609 8-30-5-14
BARBER & STYLIST
1115 West University Ave. 352-380-0304
Brand Protection Agency
Internet Researchers needed
for our growing Gainesville office.
Pay starts at $8.00/hr FT 9am-6pm (M-F)
Exp. in MS Office, and Intermet.
STATISTICS TUTOR NEEDED
CALS MS student taking STA6166 Fall 07
needs personal stats tutor w/knowledge
in SAS, JMP or XL. Will pay $10 hour.
Send e-mail w/relavent background to
PT WAREHOUSE HELP
Tues & Thurs day shift
Call 352-375-3217 8-30-5-14
BACK YARD BURGERS
is hiring all shifts, all positions. Stop by 3400
SW 34th ST between 3-5pm M-Thur. to ap-
Answer multi-line phone, greet visitors,
schedule appointments, filing, and additional
duties as assigned. Must be willing to work
with other part-time receptionist to ensure
coverage of office from 8am to 4:30pm. Must
be willing to work during University breaks.
20 hours per week. Must be at senior stand-
ing in Fall 2007. Email resume to tracy.hicks
DO YOU ENJOY FOOTBALL GAMES AND
TAILGATING? Need Extra Income for
School? Fall seasonal sales position avail-
able. We are looking for energetic, outgoing
students to promote our product. Only have
to work a couple of hours on Saturdays
around campus. Great experience for future
sales career. Commission based position.
Send resume or personal information to
email@example.com or fax 423-821-
9017 for consideration. 8-31-6-14
SITTER NEEDED AFTER SCHOOL
M-F, for 2 children. Above market pay.
References and reliable transportation re-
quired. Call 870-3418 8-30-07-5-14
STUBBIE'S NOW HIRING
Kitchen staff, dishwashers & wait staff. Exp
pref but not required. Apply @ 9 W. University
Ave. tues-Sat AFTER 5pm NO PHONE
PT ASSISTANT TEACHER,
Experience with young children essential.
Opus Cafe Coffee Bar
Work at a busy coffee shop near campus.
Searching for dependable students to work
between 12 and 30 hours per week. Moming
and Afternoon Shifts Available. Call Tim for
more information at 352.262.0822. 9-5-
For busy salon. Must be friendly, out-going
& have a neat appearance. Apply in person
5109 NW39thAve. 8-30-07-5-14
FIVE STAR PIZZA DOWNTOWN
Now hiring DRIVERS.
Now hiring DAYTIME PREP.
Apply in person @ 210 SW 2nd Ave. (Behind
Common Grounds) 375-5600 9-21-07-20-
OFFICE HELP PT, $6.75/hr. Flex around
classes. No exp, but typing, Excel, Intermet,
Gen Computer Knowledge necessary.
Indicate: 1)class standing, 2)why you need
job 3)avail days & hrs. firstname.lastname@example.org
with good people skills. Afternoon hours 331-
to develop program 331-3557 9-7-10-14
with good computer & phone skills. 6-8 hrs.
per week. 331-3557 9-7-10-14
for fun product line. Approx 4 hrs/wk in our
office only. HTML, Photoshop, video, etc.
$10-$13/hr. erow.com Call 378-5025 8-
3 Nights per week, 5-8pm. 4 children, 3-
8 yrs old. Transportation needed. Email
THE IVY HOUSE RESTAURANT OF
ALACHUA is now accepting applications
for: cooks, coffebar mgr, servers, baker,
host(ess). Apply in person or send resume
to: 14603 Main St, Alachua FL 32615 9-24-
For 1 toddler in SW. 2 mornings/week, 9-1:
30. Must have transportation. $250/month.
Call Amy, 318-0677 8-28-07-2-14
Needed for Sunday worship, practice and
special events, $15/hr. Call 514-4801 or 336-
Bookkeeper needed for a student apart-
ment community. Resp. include A/R, A/P
data entry and gen. ofc. admin. Prev. exp w/
MRI or other property mgt software a plus.
Comp salary/benefits with growing company.
Apply online at: www.studenthousing.com/
company/employment.asp EOE. 8-31-07-
Looking for experienced housekeeper to
clean my house at Madison Pointe (23rd
blvd) pays $7/hr flex hrs after 4pm. about 10
hrs/wk. Spanish or Portuguese speaker ok.
Email email@example.com or call 786-859-6965
MEDICAL DOCTOR'S OFFICE
Needs part time medical/office assis-
tant. Previous experience helpful but
not necessary. Email or fax resume to
firstname.lastname@example.org, fax 352-472-5761
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24, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2007
Expect another exceptional year from the Razorbacks. The rushing
game is looking good with juniors Darren McFadden and Felix Jones
leading the way. Arkansas led the league in rushing yardage in both
2005 and 2006, as the duo combined to average-201.07 yards per
.,ame. The Razorbacks also ranked second nationally in yards per
carry with 5.94. Wide receiver Marcus Monk has proven to be an
unstoppable force. He averaged 19.2 yards per catch last season
and ranked second-best in the SEC. With 24 career touchdown
receptions, the senior only needs eight more to break the league's
career mark, currently held by UF's Chris Doering. Claiming the
record could be a challenge, however, because Monk is expected to
miss four to six weeks after undergoing knee surgery Aug. 13.
S'ArKansas -ii struggle somewhat i is year after losing four major
players. Tre Razorbacks look to replace leader Sam Olajubutu,
a semi-finalist for the Butkus Award. They must also replace last
season's leading sacker, Jamaal Anderson, tackles Keith Jackson
and Chris Houston, who all left for the NFL. The coaching staff
expects big things from sophomore defensive tackle Malcolm
Sheppard, who finished last season with 10 tackles and two hurries
in a limited role behind Anderson. Senior Weston Dacus anchors the
linebacker core, which welcomes back Freddie Fairchild, who should
make more of an impact this season now he has recovered from an
ACL injury that sidelined him almost all of last season.
Last year's record: 10-4
This year's schedule:
Troy at Arkansas: Sept. 1
Arkansas at Alabama: Sept. 15
Kentucky at Arkansas: Sept. 22
North Texas at Arkansas: Sept. 29
Tennessee-Chattanooga at Arkansas: Oct. 6
Auburn at Arkansas: Oct. 13
Arkansas at Mississippi: Oct. 20
Florida International at Arkansas: Oct 27
South Carolina at Arkansas: Nov. 3
Arkansas at Tennessee: Nov. 10
Mississippi State atArkansas: Nov. 17
Arkansas at LSU: Nov 23
The primary offensive problem the Rebels face heading into the
'season is their quarterback. Former walk-on Seth Adams was-
finally named as the starter Friday, after the position opened up for
competition in the spring. Adams beat out last season's starting QB
Brent Schaeffer and redshirt freshman Michael Herrick. Other than
that major question mark, the offense is pretty much set with nine
returning starters. The Rebels will rely heavily on standout running
back BenJarvus Green-Ellis, who rushed for over 1,000 yards last
season. The return of Dexter McCluster will significantly boost the
wide receiver group. The sophomore compiled 574 all-purpose yards
in the first six games before being sidelined for the rest of the season
with head and shoulder injuries.
To dub this season a rebuilding year is a major understatement. The
linebacker position is completely depleted. After losing stars Rory
Johnsonfand All-American Patrick Willis to the NFL, the projected
starting linebackers have recorded a whopping seven tackles.
The Rebels are hoping newcomer Chris Strong, ranked the No. 3
defensive end by Rivals.com, can make an immediate impact as
middle linebacker. Coach Ed Orgeron said it remains to be seen if
Kendrick Lewis can remain consistent at free safety, and the coach
is optimistic about Dustin Mouzon and Terrell Jackson at corner. The
Rebels also expect to see some production out of defensive tackle
Peria Jerry, who was limited last season with injuries.
Last year's record: 4-8
This year's schedule:
Mississippi at Memphis: Sept. 1
Missouri at Mississippi: Sept. 8
Mississippi at Vanderbilt: Sept. 15
Florida at Mississippi: Sept. 22
Mississippi at Georgia: Sept. 29
Louisiana Tech at Mississippi: Oct. 6
Alabama at Mississippi: Oct. 13
Arkansas at Mississippi: Oct. 20
Mississippi at Auburn: Oct. 27
Northwestern State at Mississippi: Nov. 3
LSU at Mississippi: Nov. 17
Mississippi at Mississippi State: Nov. 23
Special teams: B+
Impact Player Spotlight
At 6-toot-2, 215 pounds, warren McFadden
proved that no one is ever too big to trick-or-treat.
The All-American running back.dressed up as
a clown for Halloween last year and wore the
It was a side of McFadden most people fail to see
when they're watching the junior's roadrunner
speed on gameday most people, that is,
except for his teammates.
A "Darren has always been easygoing, joking since
he was a freshman," linebacker Weston Dacus said. "We talk about
this with each other, how he hasn't changed a bit since he's gotten
The only thing that may have surprised the Razorbacks was the way
McFadden rose to his superstar status.
Initially fellow running back Felix Jones was the better player, with his
breakaway speed and polished moves, Dacus said.
"He was ahead of Darren for a while," Dacus said. "I don't know what
got into Darren, but the coaches realized that he was special."
Now, after a remarkable sophomore season in which McFadden
placed second to Ohio State's Troy Smith for the Heisman Trophy,
Arkansas is excited about the possibility of sending McFadden to
New York again.
"I think he's at the top, the front-runner," Arkansas coach Houston
Nutt said. "There's no question about it, or he wouldn't be on every
magazine. I think everybody knows that."
As for McFadden, the pressure to perform isn't really pressure at all,
but more of a challenge.
"It's something that motivates me," McFadden said of his potential
candidacy for the Heisman Trophy. "I know that I will have to come
with my A-game when I'm out there and not slack around. I must
come out for every game."
Arkansas will ROCK because the team is well rounded, with a stellar returning group and solid
reserves. The Razorbacks as a whole have enough athleticism and speed to make up for some
inexperience in the offensive line and linebacker positions.
Arkansas will GET ROLLED if the team can't stay healthy. Wide receiver Marcus Monk suffered a
knee injury Aug. 9, and could be out for the first game. Starting defensive tackle Marcus Harrison is
already missing the first game because he is still recovering from major knee surgery.
Jenna Marina and Kim Wilmath / Alligator Staff,,/
ScImpact Player Spotlight
Special teams: B+
BenJarvus Green-Ellis knows exactly who to
thank for his success at running back.
Without his offensive line, the senior admitted
it would have been difficult to rush for 1,000
yards last season.
To show his appreciation, Green-Ellis takes
the offensive line out to dinner every Monday
W night to one of the few places in Oxford
Chili's, Ajax or Applebee's but the bill
doesn't always go on his tab.
"I pay sometimes," Green-Ellis said. "I can't afford treating guys
who are 350 pounds all the time."
And after the senior's summer workouts, don't be so sure that
his friends on the line will offer to pick up the check.
During the offseason, Green-Ellis refused to take a break. He
said he put himself in the best shape of his life by lifting weights
He increased his 5-foot-11 frame to 225 pounds and said he
increased his bench 30 pounds to 435.
Last year, Green-Ellis rushed 234 times; averaged 83.3 yards
per game and scored seven touchdowns.
The Rebels are expecting another stellar year from the running
back, and Green-Ellis is more than ready to take on the
"If my team requires me to go out and carry the ball 30-35 times
(per game) then that's what I have to do," Green-Ellis said.
"There's no set number that I'm setting up for myself."
Mississippi will ROCK because they have strong individual players in running back BenJarvus
Green-Ellis, junior offensive tackle Michael Oher and sophomore defensive end Marcus Tillman.
The Rebels also have secured some fairly strong recruiting classes recently.
Mississippi will GET ROLLED because it is Mississippi. True, the Rebels lost four games by a
combined total of 17 points last season, but they consistently failed to finish. Not to mention, of their
four wins last season, the Rebels failed to win convincingly, with a 27-7 victory over Northwestern
State being their only major blowout if you can call it that.
Jenna Marina and Kim Wilmath /Alligator Staff
TUESDAY, AUGUST 28,2007 E ALLIGATOR, 25
Kentucky's offense makes Steve Spurrier drool. A first team All-
SEC selection, Andre' Woodson directs a high-powered passing
attack with wideout Keenan Burton returning as his favorite
target. Behind Woodson stands one great runner, Rafael Little,
and another good one in Tony Dixon. Both are capable of
handling the starting load, but Little has an explosive potential
that makes him dangerous on returns. There's also All-SEC
tight end Jacob Tamme to check down to. The offensive line is
a work in progress, meaning Woodson must fire quickly.
Linebacker Wesley Woodyard returns to lead an average to
weak unit. The defensive line is soft on rush defense and
the tdam needs another corner to step up beside Trevard
Lindley, who was on the wrong end of a memorable Tim
Tebow stiff arm last season. Both starting safeties return in
Marcus McClinton and Roger Williams. The linebackers are
the strength. Keep an eye on sophomore linebacker Micah
Johnson, a highly regarded true freshman in 2006 who is
pushing to start in the middle.
Last year's record: 8-5, (4-4 SEC)
This year's schedule:
Eastern Kentucky @ Kentucky: Sept. 1
Kent State @ Kentucky: Sept. 8
Louisville @ Kentucky: Sept. 15
Kentucky @ Arkansas: Sept. 22
Florida Atlantic @ Kentucky: Sept. 29
Kentucky @ South Carolina:. Oct. 4
LSU @ Kentucky: Oct. 13
UF @ Kentucky: Oct. 20
Mississippi State @ Kentucky: Oct. 27
Kentucky @ Vanderbilt: Nov. 10
Kentucky @ Georgia: Nov. 17
Tennessee @ Kentucky: Nov. 24
Special teams: A
Impact Player Spotlight
QB Andre' Woodson
A year ago at this time, Woodson fiercely fought
Curtis Pulley for the starting quarterback job,,
And it seemed nobody wanted him to win it.
Many thought Woodson, who struggled as a
sophomore starter the year before, would lose
out to the younger Pulley, the athletically hyped
2004 Kentucky Mr. Football.
Woodson proved them wrong with 3,515
passing yards and 31 touchdowns.
Now, Pulley is redshirting to fix academic problems that forced -e
"to withdraw from school in the spring.
If Woodson studies, he'll see that many rate him as the No. 2
senior quarterback in the country behind Louisville's Brian Brohm.
"I came to this university to help turn things around," said
Woodson, who ended up throwing passes to Pulley last year. "We'd
been a doormat for so many years, and now, we want people and
te ams to know that we are a contender and want to be a contender
year in year out."
Wooason has done so much for the Wildcats program, from
leading the team to its first bowl in win since 1984 to saving Coach
"It's nmaybe one of the biggest transitions from production,
leadership, accountability that I've seen a young man make from
one year to the next in my coaching career," said Brooks, a former
coacn at Oregon and with the St. Louis Rams. "And thank God he
did because I'm back here."
Kentucky will ROCK because its offense is nearly unstoppable. The Wildcats have all-conference players
at quarterback, running back, wide receiver and tight end. They can pound teams with the second-best
running back combo in the SEC, Rafael Little and Tony Dixon, or air it out with Andre' Woodson.
Kentucky will GET ROLLED because the program has yet to oreak the triumvirate atop the SEC East.
Even though they beat Georgia last year, they are yet again predicted to finish behind UF, Tennessee and
Georgia in the East.
Nick Zaccardi and Kim Wilmath / Alligator StaY
In 2006, true freshman quarterback Matthew Stafford took
hold of the starting job and impressed late as Georgia knocked
off three straight top-25 teams to end the year. Despite the
optimistic finish, Coach Mark Richt has hinted at a possible
rotation of Stafford and Joe Cox, much like the David Greene-D.J.
Shockley experiment. But make no mistake, this is Stafford's
offense. Experienced seniors Kregg Lumpkin and Thomas Brown
return at running back and more experience comes back at wide
receiver in Mohamed Massaquoi and Sean Bailey. The offensive
line has been overhauled with a new position coach.
The obvious weak link of the team is on defense, where the
team lost ends Charles Johnson and Quentin Moses to the
NFL Draft and cornerback Paul Oliver to the supplemental
draft. Safety Tra Battle and linebackers Tony Taylor and Jarvis
Jackson, who played important roles in 2006, also are gone.
The cupboard is bare as only three starters return, led by
strong safety Kelin Johnson. First-year starters make up the
defensive line, while middle linebacker Brandon Miller leads
all returning linebackers with 23 tackles last year.
Last year's record: 9-4, (4-4 SEC)
This year's schedule:
Oklahoma State @ Georgia: Sept. 1
South Carolina @ Georgia: Sept. 8
Western Carolina @ Georgia: Sept. 15
Georgia @ Alabama: Sept. 22
Mississippi @ Georgia: Sept. 29
Georgia @ Tennessee: Oct. 6
Georgia @ Vanderbilt: Oct. 13
Georgia vs. Florida (in Jacksonville): Oct. 27
Troy @ Georgia: Nov. 3
Auburn @ Georgia: Nov. 10
Kentucky @ Georgia: Nov. 17
Georgia @ Georgia Tech: Nov. 24
Special teams: A
Impact Player Spotlight
QB Matthew Stafford
Or, Nar.,,rai Signing Day 2006, the pursuit began.
The top three quarterbacks in the nation, Mitch
's Mustain, Matthew Stafford and Tim Tebow, signed
with SEC schools.
Over the next four years or three, perhaps
everyone could judge and critique the three
quarterbacks as they played against each other
and the nation's toughest defenses.
After one season, Mustain goes to USC and Tebow wears a national
-championship ring, but Stafford holds the experience edge.
"It's tough for a true freshman to come in and get a grip on the offense
like that," center Fernandp Velasco said. "Now he's got a year under
his belt. He's been in the system for quite a while now. I expect a great
season out of him this year."
In 2006,. Stafford was the only one of the trio to gain a starting job and
keep it through the end of the season.
Along the way, Stafford took his lumps, including throwing three
interceptions in three different games.
But he found his groove late with wins at Auburn, against rival Georgia
Tech and in the Chick-fil-A bowl against Virginia Tech.
Stafford's stats weren't impressive 7 TDs, 13 INTs but he got the
This year, he's expected to do a lot more.
Stafford leads an experienced offense that will likely have to match
opposing teams score for score.
He has two solid running backs and two solid wide receivers at his
"Instead of trying to fit in, he's now leading our program," Coach Mark
Richt said. "He's come so far. ... He's so much better than a year ago. I
hope it shows on the field."
Georgia will ROCK because they have as much momentum as anybody in the league. With Matthew
Stafford finally comfortable at quarterback, the Bulldogs oeat Auburn, Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech to
close out the 2006 season. They get injured stars in running back Thomas Brown, wide receiver Sean
Bailey and kicker Brandon Coutu back too.
Georgia will GET ROLLED because the inexperienced defense will get ravaged early on. The first two
games are against offensive juggernauts Oklahoma State and South Carolina, both ranked in the top 20
in Division I total offense a year ago. The Bulldogs could very easily open 0-2 if their defense doesn't grow
up in a hurry.
Nick Zaccardi and Kim Wllmath / Alligator Staff
TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2007
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Gators nab former USC running back
By MIKE MCCALL
Alligator Staff Writer
The UF football team's practice squad just got a lot
Former USC running back Emmanuel Moody an-
nounced Monday that he will transfer to UF, a decision
that almost instantly solidifies the Gators' ground attack
for next year.
Due to NCAA transfer rules, the sophomore will have
to sit out this season.
"From the campus down to the coaches, I just really 4.
felt that Florida was a good fit for me," Moody said. '
Moody made his choice on Saturday after visit-
ing North Carolina and UF, and he canceled trips to
Oklahoma State and Texas after coming to Gainesville.
Moody didn't have long to pick a new home after
filing a transfer request on Aug. 15, and his time to visit
schools was limited since classes at most of his choices
began the next week.
"From the campus down to the coaches, I
just really felt that Florida was a good fit for
former USC running back -
"Time was definitely a factor, but I just knew Florida
was a perfect fit," he said. "I enrolled already, and I'll be
there on Wednesday.
"Everything is all set up. Now I just have to go through
the .NCAA Clearinghouse."
A native of Coppell, Texas, Moody was rated the No.
11 running back out of high school by Scout.com, and he
signed with the Trojans after making a verbal commit-
ment to Texas.
As a freshman at USC, Moody rushed for 459 yards on
79 attempts in nine games before an ankle injury sidelined
him for the last four contests.
His performance was good enough for The Sporting
News to name him Pac-10 Offensive Freshman of the
Year, and he was also featured on a regional cover of
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Former USC running back Emmanuel Moody carries against Oregon
State last season. The sophomore has enrolled at UF.
Starting corner questionable for opener
* MARKIHE ANDERSON SPRAINED but there's a strong possibility that he won't
THE MCL IN HIS RIGHT KNEE. play," defensive backs coach Chuck Heater
said. "If he doesn't, it'll be Joe Haden and
By MIKE MCCALL and BRYAN JONES Anderson and con-
Alligator Staff Writers verted running back Markus
Manson were the projected
UF may be without one of its starting b starters after spring practice,
cornerbacks for the season opener. Football but Haden and Pierre-Louis
Sophomore Markihe Anderson sprained have both since, passed
the MCL in his right knee on Saturday and Manson on the depth chart.
is questionable for this weekend's game After a stint on special teams last year,
against Western Kentucky. Pierre-Louis may be one of the most im-
'W.e're making an effort to get him back, proved players on the team.
"Physically he made some strides and
improved some areas he needed to improve
to function as a comer," Heater said. "He's
playing more consistently, and he's more
While they won't start, Manson and
Jacques Rickerson should play.
RETURN GAME: With the ballbeing kicked off
from the 30-yard line this season as opposed
to the 35, running back Kestahn Moore has
some lofty goals for the Gators' return unit.
"I'm planning on six (team return touch-
downs)," Moore said.
transfer to UF
USC should never -have let
Emmanuel Moody transfer
At first glance, it seems like an OK
deal for the Trojans. They never play
the Gators and Gainesville is almost
as far away from Southern California
as you can get in Division I college
But USC failed to look at the big
times refer to
as USC West,
so as not to
Bryan Jones South Carolina,
Bryan Out Loud aka USC East.
firstname.lastname@example.org But the real
'USC East isn't
in Columbia, S.C., it's in Gainesville.
Urban Meyer's Gators are right on
the heels of USC as King of the Hill in
Moody won't suit up for UF until
2008, but he provides the Gators with
a reliable all-purpose running back,
the one thing that has eluded them in
The fact that he went from USC to
UF because of playing time tells you
all you need to know about Moody's
opinion of Kestahn Moore.
So while I realize the Trojans will
hardly realize Moody is gone their
depth chart at running back is more
jammed than a Los Angeles freeway
during rush hour the tailback's
transfer provides a shift of power in
Even if the Gators do have a down
year this season which for them
would still likely mean a bowl game
on New Year's Day they will prob-
ably be one of the favorites to win it all
In the coming years, USC and UF
will be the teams to watch in college
football, an East-West rivalry of brag-
Because while the two squads may
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UF football coach Urban Meyer, upon
being asked if running back Emmanu-
el Moody was transferring to UF.
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Sports Illustrated's college football pre-
view along with two other Trojans backs.
After a hamstring injury in spring
practice, Moody fell into a 10-player com-
petition for field time, and he told the Los
Angeles Times that he felt "forgotten."
Now, he will have to watch a season
unfold from the sidelines and will func-
tion only in practice.
"It'll build my mind up," he said.
"Sitting out a year, everyone sees it as
'Oh man, you're not playing football this
year,' and there's a lot of negative energy
towards that. I feel like there are a lot of
positives in this. A few of them are that I
can really just sit back and be a spectator,
really just get the feel of everything and
also learn the offense."
After his trip to Gainesville last
Thursday, Moody summed up the area
with one word: country.
But he says he didn't mean it as a bad
"When I say country I mean that it
reminds me of home. Texas is considered
"I lived in (Los Angeles) for a year
and kind of got the mindset that any-
thing that's not the city is the country.
Gainesville is the suburbs, so there's no
transition from Texas to Florida. I feel like
the south is the south, and it's all just kind
.of the same. It's just like home."
The move also puts Moody closer to
his father, -Eugene Moody, who lives in
Tampa, although the two have rarely spo-
ken since Eugene and Moody's mother,
Young Sun, separated when Moody was
6 years old.
Moody said that
ity to his father had
nothing to do with
his choice, and that
UF met a list of ten
M brought with him.
Moody "The list of what
I wanted the school to have, Florida
knocked all of those down," he said
"I checked off all the categories."
With his decision behind him, Moody
said he is eager to get back to the game
"I'm just excited to play some foot-
ball," he said. "All the traditions are
great,but putting the pads on again, even
just to practice, I'm excited.
"I feel weak now because of this
whole transfer situation, so I'm just ready
to play some ball."
OUT LOUD, from page 26
not meet on the field barring a national
championship clash or at least a major bowl
game, they are going to be competing for
high-profile recruits and more importantly,
Remember who almost kept UF out of
the national title game last year? USC had to
implode against UCLA or else it would have
been the one-loss Trojans, not the one-loss
Gators basking in the desert glory.
It's not like the Trojans have a policy of
letting potential transfers go wherever they
.want. Numerous sources have reported
that USC will not grant a release to Jamere
Holland, who is also transferring from USC,
should he choose to go to another Pac-10
school. With Moody, the issue was moot
because he wasn't considering other Pac-
10 schools, but I can only assume the same
stipulation would have been in order.
What effect would Moody or Holland
have on USC if they transferred to another
Pac-10 school? USC would defeat Oregon
50-28 instead of 50-17?
Ask Meyer and Pete Carroll what the key
to success in college football is, and I guaran-
tee you'll get the same answer: recruiting.
The two schools may be thousands of
miles apart geographically, but they often
meet up along the recruiting trail. Here are
just a few of the names UF and USC have
competed for in the past two years: Percy
Harvin, Tim Tebow, Stafon Johnson, Vidal
Hazelton, James Wilson, Deonte Thompson.
This list of players is enough to make
recruiting junkies salivate. Obviously these
guys were looking at other schools as well,
but the point is that UF and USC often com-
pete for the same players.
The last two years, USC and UF have sat
atop the recruiting rankings, with everyone
else a distant third.
In terms of the long run, that isn't likely to '
change anytime soon.
While Meyer's last two classes have sur-
passed Carroll's in terms of quantity, USC
has, by popular opinion, brought in better
But take Moody out of USC's 2006 class
and add him to UF's, and things begin to get
just a tiny bit hazier.
The Trojans have to remember that only
one team can win a national title in a given
season. If you are going to be a national title
contender, why give another contender the
ability to improve itself?
If Moody is as good as people think, he
could turn out to be the missing piece that.
takes Meyer's offense to a scary level.
If that happens, USC might wish Moody
had just transferred to a Pac-10 school.
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