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VOLUME 101 ISSUE 9
Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida
We Inform. You Decide. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2007
set to redraw
By DEVIN CULCLASURE
UF's Student Senate completed its annual reappor-
tionment hearings Tuesday night in preparation for the
fall Student Government election. Several colleges and
living districts will see slight changes in representation.
Every year, the Senate passes a reapportionment bill
that states what ZIP codes make up a Senate district.
The bill also determines how many senators will
represent each district or college, said Ryland Rogers,
chairman of the Senate's Judiciary Committee.
In the fall, 47 senators half the Senate who rep-
resent on-campus residence areas and off-campus hous-
ing districts are elected.
Rogers said this semester's elec-
tion should be relatively unaffected
by the changes, though the 32610 ZIP
code was removed from District A and
32604 was removed from District B.
-^ The first ZIP code is for Shands
Hospital and the latter is for post of-
fice boxes at the post office behind
Rogers The Swamp Restaurant, Rogers said.
No students lived in either ZIP
code, but some use them for mail purposes, he said. '
Both ZIP codes will be moved to District E, which is
usually reserved for ZIP codes that aren't heavily popu-
lated by students.
In addition, UF's School of Forest Resources and
Conservation lost its one Senate seat, as did the School
of Natural Resources and Environment.
The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences will
absorb one of these seats, and graduate students will
receive the other.
Rogers said the changes won't be felt until the spring,
because the 47 senators representing colleges and
schools are elected during that semester.
Also on Tuesday, Supervisor of Elections Sarah
Krantz gave senators a brief update on the fall election.
Krantz said she was looking into an electronic check-
in to save students time, such as allowing students to
swipe their Gator 1 Cards.
However, she said the system was too pricey for this
The fall election will probably be an all-paper elec-
tion, she added.
Krantz said four parties have registered for the elec-
tion so far, though she did not name any.
The deadline for party registration is Thursday, she
said. Potential candidates will begin the qualification
spring practice with
a foot injury, Riley
Cooper is ready
to become one of
UF's top receivers
this season. The
has UF coach Urban
See story, pg. 16.
Laying Down The Bricks
UF junior Lionel Lafontaine Alcidor plays dominoes on Turlington Plaza with the Creole Club on Tuesday. The
game is considered part of Creole culture.
Students to share journeys abroad
* SPEAKERS WILL TELL THEIR
STORIES AT THE HUB.
By KIM WILMATH
A new monthly speaker series at the
Hub will offer UF students the opportu-
nity to hear other students' stories from
,The first speech of the series will
take place today at the UF International
Center at 1 p.m.
Mussa Sultan Idris, a cultural an-
thropology Ph.D. student, will discuss
his experience traveling from Eritrea to
the United States and the political differ-
ences between the countries.
"It's a good way to be able to meet
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someone from a place you never knew
existed necessarily," said Heather
Barrett, program development assistant
for the center.
Barrett said there will be four speak-
ers this semester.
If they generate a lot of interest, she
said, there may be more in
On the spring.
CampuS The speakers are in-
ternational students and
students who have studied
The next speaker set to participate in
the series, Jessica Ducey, a UF alumna,
will speak Sept. 17.
Ducey has studied abroad six times,
and after giving her speech, she will
leave to work for the Peace Corps in
Ethiopia for two years.
does not allow
affirmative action, UF's
Levin College of Law
must find other ways to
attract a diverse
See story, pg. 5.
Barrett said experiencing different
cultures and being among their people is
an important part of life.
"I've traveled abroad many times,
and each time I come back a different
person," Barrett said. "It opens your eyes
in ways you wouldn't expect."
Deadlines for study-abroad scholar-
ships are coming up, and Barrett said
students should take advantage of
The series may entice students into
studying abroad, she said, but she added
that's not the purpose of it.
She said she wants to create a com-
fortable forum where students can learn
from each other's.experiences.
"The experience impacts you in such
a way that if you can't share it, it's almost
lost," Barrett said. "It's a sort of history."
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Student Government office, 11
a.m. to 1 p.m., today
The SG Cabinet members will
be meeting with students as
a way to acquaint themselves
with the student body.
The deadline to register a
political party for the Student
Government fall election is
Thursday at noon.
South Asian American Student
Reitz Union Grand Ballroom, 7
UF South-Asian student orga-
nizations will meet and will
be displaying South-Asian
Fees for fall classes are due by
Friday at 3:30 p.m.
Free Movie Screening
SFCC E Building Theater, 2 p.m.
and 4 p.m., Saturday
Free screenings of "Dance of
My Heart," a documentary
on Albert Alonso, co-founder
of the Cuban-style ballet, will
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, 6
The UF football team will
play Troy University.
Ham Museum, 3 p.m.,
Kerry Oliver-Smith, curator
of the Cuba Avant-Garde
exhibit, will give a talk about
the exhibition on its last day,
at the museum.
An article in
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Verenium opened a development
plant in Osaka, Japan. Verenium
does not own or operate a plant
in Osaka; it licenses the process to
may have misled readers about the
ranking of the Warrington College
of Business Administration's
marketing program. The program
is ranked eighth overall among
major U.S. universities and sixth
among public universities.
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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 3
Prof. to study Hurricane Dean
By KIM WILMATH
Hurricane Dean may have
come and gone, but for a UF as-
sistant geography professor, it's
just the beginning.
Eric Keys received a $9,000
grant Friday from the National
Science Foundation to study the
physical and social impact of
Hurricane Dean on the southern
part of Mexico, according to a
UF press release.
Keys said the grant would
fund a weeklong trip starting
During the trip, he and his
team will observe the changed
behaviors of the area's residents
as a result of the hurricane's de-
According to the press re-
lease, his team will incorporate
six or seven people from UF,
including faculty and graduate
It will also have researchers
from the University of Alabama,
the University of Virginia and
Mississippi State University, as
well as researchers from Mexico.
Hurricane Dean was a
Category 5 storm that hit 15.
countries and killed about 30
people from Aug. 17 to Aug. 21.
It was the first hurricane of the
"My feeling is that many
people will move away
UF assistant professor
Insured losses were estimated
from $750 million to $1.5 billion,
according to The Associated
Keys said he is particularly
interested in the storm's effects
on farming in the interior region
of the peninsula.
"My feeling is that many
people will move away from
agriculture," he said. "Farming,
at least in the short term, won't
Keys said he thinks residents
might commute to a more
populated city, such as Cancun,
Mexico, to buy food.
Many residents might also
move their families to the United
Another concern is the trees
that have been knocked over in
the area, Keys said.
If the ground becomes too
dry, dangerous forest fires could
follow, he said.
Keys said he has studied the
.region for about 10 years.
But from the surveys he's
collected, he said he has accu-
mulated about 25 years worth
of information about the area's
His data also includes satel-
lite images that show how the
area has geographically changed
over the years, he said.
With the data, Keys said -it
would be easy to immediately
see the storm's effects.
homemakers for jobs
By KATIE EMMETS
Alligator Contributing Writer
Local residents have until
Friday to apply for an SFCC pro-
gram designed to help people get
The Focus on the Future-
Displaced Homemaker Program
usually requires people to be un-
employed, working at'a part-time
job or working at a job that pays
It also requires them to be
over the age of 35 and to provide
unpaid household services in
the home for family members,
according to the program's Web
Focus on the Future coor-
dinator Nancy Griffin said the
program provides students with
tools they will need to get a job,
such as appropriate clothing for
"We want to help homemakers
get back into the job market after
they have been
Santa Fe left, widowed
Community or divorced,"
College Griffin said.
meets at SFCC
every weekday from 8:30 a.m. to
12:30 p.m. each month, except in
Griffin said that people who
complete the program go on to
receive clerical jobs.
, However, some return to
"Every year we assist 130
people, and 72 of them will get
jobs," Griffin said.
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Fla. real estate leveling out
despite nationwide trend
By APRIL DUDASH
Florida's real-estate market is stabiliz-
ing compared to a bleak outlook nation-
wide, according to a recent UF study.
Across the nation, high prices for
homes are causing potential buyers to be
The study, by UF's Bergstrom Center
for Real Estate Studies, indicates Florida's
persistent demand for homes and lack of
overbuilding has helped stabilize the busi-
Bergstrom director Wayne Archer said
healthy portions of the state's real-estate
market include apartments, retail, office
The stable and healthy
real-estate markets include
apartments, retail, office, and
However, the condominium
market is still struggling.
Florida benefits from a
moderate rate of building that
prevents imbalances in supply
Florida is in better condition than the
rest of the country, Archer said.
Florida's building rate is moderate,
which prevents imbalances in supply and
the only exception. They
tend to be overabundant
in certain cities, he said.
For example, in
Miami, about 40,000
condo units are on sale
when not even a frac-
tion of those are needed,
He said Florida's high growth rate has
also helped the state recover from prob-
lems in the real-estate market.
"If there is a problem with the housing
market in Chicago, Indianapolis or Kansas
City, people there may have to live with it
for a long time because growth is relatively
slow, and it takes a while for the problem
to work itself out," he said.
Real estate such as single-family houses
and condominiums have been struggling,
according to the quarterly survey used in
* Hope is on the horizon for homebuy-
ers, especially those seeking to buy single-
family homes, Archer said.
"I think homeowners have not yet come
to terms with the -fact that the price in-
creases we've seen in the last two or three
years are not going to continue," he said.
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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 5
Levin looks to increase minorities
By KIM WILMATH
While law schools across the nation
have been asked to turn in records on
their affirmative action policies, UF
would have to prove its diversity re-
cruitment efforts in another way.
The United States Commission on
Civil Rights is calling on government
officials to make law schools release
detailed information about affirma-
tive action policies and the success of
admitted minority students.
Because Florida does not have af-
firmative action, the UF Levin College
of Law diversifies its applicant pool
in other ways. A law school official
declined to comment about the civil
rights commission's actions and the
The commission argued that re-
quiring law schools to demonstrate
commitment to diversity using affir-
mative action in admissions, which
is the approved standard of the
American Bar Association, hinders
Michael Patrick, assistant dean of
admissions at UF's law school, said
attracting minorities is a priority for
the Levin College of Law.
Law schools are required to report
data to the association each fall about
new students, Patrick said. If the
policy changes, it probably won't af-
fect UF until next fall.
"People still come to UF's
College of Law because'of
the educational value."
Levin College of Law assistant dean
Of the 378 new students enrolled at
the law school this fall, 287 are white,
19 are black, 39 are Hispanic, 22 are
Asian, two are Native American and
nine are labeled "other," according to
law school records.
Patrick said UF recruits minority
applicants by advertising, commu-
nicating with minority organizations
and visiting campuses that tradition-
ally have more minority students,
such as Bethune-Cookman University
and Florida A & M University.
"People still come to UF's College
of Law because of the educational
value," he added.
In 1961, former President Kennedy'
introduced affirmative action to ad-
dress racial discrimination that ex-
isted in workplaces in spite of civil
The program gave special consid-
eration to women and minorities in
the work force and later in college
In 2000, former Florida Gov. Jeb
Bush ended affirmative action and en-
acted "One Florida," a program that
promised admission into one of the
state's 10 public universities to public
school students in the top 20 percent
of their graduating class.
The first class enrolled under "One
Florida" at the law school during fall
2001 was comprised of 209 students,
according to law school records. Of
those, 148 were white, 23 were black,
21 were Hispanic, 10 were Asian, one
was Native American and six were
Levin College of Law
2001 2003 2005 2007
148 113 152 287
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21 22 21 39
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Manatees may lose
Pop quiz: What is Florida's official marine mammal?
The answer is the West Indian manatee, and one
subspecies is the Florida manatee. These creatures
swim all around our fair state. If you went boating Labor
Day weekend, you may have seen some in the rivers or the
Intercoastal Waterway. But did you know the species may
soon be subject to less protection from the state?
In April, the species was recommended to be reclassified
as "threatened" by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. For
now, manatees are still "endangered," as they have been for
about 35 years per the Endangered Species Act.
But the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission wants to cut 90 jobs from its law enforcement
division. This would mean fewer wildlife officers patrolling
the coastal areas where, speeding boats are most likely to
Just like highway patrol officers preach to us that "Speed
Kills" as they issue that $200 citation, wildlife officers are out
looking for your speeding motor boat, with propellers that
can severely injure or kill manatees which move about as
fast as Archer Road traffic at 5 p.m.
Florida has strict laws about no-wake zones in designated
manatee areas. Even though wildlife officers monitor Florida
waterways, 80 manatees were killed by boaters in 2005 and
another 86 in 2006. Last year marked the second-highest total
since record-keeping began about 40 years ago.
Does this sound a little paradoxical? Cutting enforcement
right when manatees have rebounded from critical endan-
germent doesn't sound like the best idea. Florida only has
about 3,300 manatees. Less-strict law enforcement means
more manatees will suffer, perhaps sending manatees back
to the top of the endangered species list before they even
come off of it.
We know budgets are being cut around the state, but cut-
ting 90 jobs from a commission that is already considered
severely understaffed can't be the answer. The manatees
can't protect themselves, so we need to continue looking out
It's not just UF that wants
an increase in tuition.
Twelve student govern-
ment leaders from Florida's
universities met with Gov.
Charlie Crist on Tuesday
to discuss tuition increases,
among other topics.
Even though about half
of the leaders said they
would support a tuition
increase if it went toward
reducing class sizes or pro-
viding need-based scholar-
ships, Crist still stands firm
by his May veto of a 5 per-
cent tuition increase.
Say, Charlie, whatever
happened to listening to
He had 12 students,
who represent hundreds
of thousands of Florida
students, telling him what
But he still didn't listen.
What's it going to take
to get our governor to
hear us screaming that we
need more money? How is
our state going to remain
competitive for public edu-
cation? At this point, it's
not just about UF. It's also
about the 10 other public
universities in Florida.
We're all in this together,
and it's not going to get any
easier. Student-body presi-
dents around the state have
spoken. Crist needs to prick
up his ears and listen.
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Fear is an unfortunate part of life
Imagine two strong-looking women returning from
lacrosse practice at Southwest Recreation Center.
They exit the gym with a male student and carry their
heavy equipment toward the bus stop.
Upon reaching the bus stop, the weather takes a turn
for the worse and rain starts pouring down on the girls.
As they sit with their heavy equipment in the tor-
rential downpour, the same male student who exited the
gym with them rolls down his car window, asks them
where they live and offers them a ride saying he's head-
ing in the same direction.
The two girls take a minute to think as they drown in
their drenched clothes. They reply with a firm "no" and
choose to wait in a storm for a bus that may never show
up instead of accepting the kindness of a fellow student.
As my friend sadly described his recent experience, I
couldn't help but think how this occurrence reflects the
disturbing trend of culture today. Listening to his story,
I tried to hide my own thoughts on the situation I
wouldn't have accepted his ride either.
When we're young, our parents tell us not to talk to
strangers. Some things you can grow out of, but appar-
ently suspicion is not one of them.
Suspicion seems to only heighten with time, and the
scary thing is, we're all scared.
Maybe we're not the hide-under-your-bed, buy-a-
shotgun scared. It's more of an underlying feeling that
manifests itself in our day-to-day life.
We're all suspect and we're all suspects. The words
"creepy" and "sketchy" might as well function as com-
mas in our everyday language.
We live in a culture of fear. Let's face it, the media
haven't given us reasons not to suspect. The government
hasn't given us a reason not to fear.
With the anniversary of Sept. 11 approaching, it's
interesting to note that our in-
creased security has increased
our fears over the years. We all
think we're the target of the next
The tragedy of Virginia Tech
Stephanie is still fresh in our minds as stu-
Rosenberg dents rally to arm themselves on
But in spite of everything to
fear, some of my friends still
endlessly mock the relatively large Mace can on my key
chain. And no one believes me when I assert my red-belt
status in martial arts.
I try to tell myself they're in denial. Of course I know
what's out there. Of maybe I don't.
Though my Mace key chain doesn't always comple-
ment my attire as much as I love combat clothes, it's
not really comfortable in this extreme heat the sad part
about my Mace is that I actually think I need it.
We face so many questions on a daily basis in regards
to fear and security. Whether it's national security, our
own security or a friend's security, we're all trying to
protect something or someone. There are jobs devoted to
the practice of suspicion and protection.
I'm just tired of the questions. I'm feeling over-ques-
tioned. I'm feeling overprotected. I don't want to face
what everyone says to be the truth.
My friend is a great guy, but not every guy is a great
guy. And some people are worthy of our suspicions. The
truth is, I'm right in agreeing with the girls who didn't
accept my friend's ride. But completely losing faith in
our fellow man is the scariest thought of all.
Stephanie Rosenberg is a junior majoring in journalism.
Her column appears on Wednesdays.
The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.
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Gainesville more than bars, ball games and Butler Plaza
For many, Gainesville is just
a temporary home while
students seek degrees. It's
a town just small enough so you
still have that down-home feel yet
big enough so Saturday nights
aren't spent glued to the televi-
sion watching reruns of "Law &
However, you can always
hear the constant grumblings
of students who are sick of the
club scene and who have walked
through the Oaks Mall one too
To me, Gainesville is home.
'Being raised in The Gator Nation
grants me constant bragging
rights. Not only am I a student
here and a Gator, but I am also a
I am proud to represent the
352. I am honored to be called
an "ACR" Alachua County
Resident,. for those who are clue-
less on the local lingo.
When you pack up your bags
and go home for, the summer, I
am still here, basking in The Gator
Nation's glory. So when you hear
the jeers about what a "lame"
town this is and how no student
cares about the local flavor of
Gainesville, take a step back and
see the bigger picture.
- Although nearly 50,000 of the
108,655 people who inhabit this
city are students, others live here
as well children, the elderly
and even families.
Gainesville isn't that much
different from any other town, ex-
cept that we have a top-notch uni-
versity and a community college
Alison Posey which are
Speaking Out academic
forces to be
I bet if you were to stop whin-
ing about how bored you are and
step outside of your apartment
- other than to go to class and
to get your groove on at clubs
and parties you would see that
Gainesville really isn't any differ-
ent from your hometown.
We have high schools just like
yours that. win state champion-
ships in numerous sports. Stand
'under the lights at Citizens Field
and reminisce about your high-
school days as local football teams
battle it out to see which team will
reign as city champ.
We have local restaurants
with amazing menus ranging
from Southern cooking to high-
end fondue. Take a bite out of a
Belgian waffle at locally owned
43rd Street Deli.
Award-winning doctors work
at Shands at UF. .
Deep down, Gainesville isn't
ju st any college town. Take a look
around and venture into what this
city has to offer.
Visit one of our state parks,
where any nature lover's fantasy
will be satisfied. Float down the
icy, spring-fed river at Ichetucknee
Springs and witness the beauty of
Ride go-karts, rollerskate and
play minigolf at Skate Station.
College life is supposed to have
a dab of fun thrown in, so don't
waste every penny on nightlife
when this city has so much more.
Go explore. Venture into the
unknown and appreciate the
next few years of your life in
Although we "locals" could
do without the hoards of students
clogging the roadways, we have
come to appreciate the diversity
students bring to town. Realize
that Gainesville is so much more
than bars, Gators games and
Although we appreciate these
things, I challenge you to find
something else to fall in love with
in this wonderful city. Trust me,
it's easy. I've been living here and
surviving (imagine that!) for 20
years. I'm sure you can too.
Alison Posey is a junior majoring
Guest coaurd 1a Li
Credit cards can cause money troubles for college students
Free pizza, free T-shirts, free beer all
you have to do is fill out a form. If you
haven't encountered this "deal" yet,
you surely will sometime before the end of
Credit card companies habitually set up
promotions at UF, hoping to prey on students
with little self-restraint or those who just
want some free stuff. While sometimes these
may seem like great offers, the truth is they
are just scams.
A few years ago, I indulged my curiosity
and filled out one of these applications. In
addition to quizzing me about my personal
information and Social Security number, it
asked for my annual household income.
As an unemployed'college student, I an-
swered that I had none and figured my ap-
plication would be denied. But hey, at least I
got a free "College" T-shirt.
To my surprise, I received a letter telling
me I was approved but only for an $1,800
credit limit since I had no credit history.
In an effort to overcome this obstacle and
make a few more bucks, the company en-
dosed two cards (a Visa and a MasterCard)
with the letter, so I could rack up $3,600 in
debt with no way of paying it off. And with
a 22 percent annual interest rate, I don't think
they were in any hurry for me to do so.
Credit-card companies that target college
campuses aren't stupid; they know most
students lack the financial experience needed
to understand the implications of accruing
high-interest debt. They hope students will
max out these cards, so they can start pour-
Mike Patrone ing on the gravy,-
Speaking Out which is much easier
than you think with
the astronomical rates
that accompany the "guaranteed approval"
Despite my position against these scams,
I am not against credit cards. I think a credit
card is a good thing to have, especially in case
of an emergency. And building credit will
help down the road as you consider things
like a home mortgage.
Just remember you need to pay your
entire bill each month; do not hurt yourself
by getting into the habit of making the mini-
For first-time users, Money Magazine rec-
ommends finding a card that is especially for
students, has a low credit limit and offers a
Some companies even add to the rewards
programs for earning good grades and mak-
ing timely payments. These offers are found
online through major institutions such as
Citigroup and Discover Financial Services
- not from a guy with a clipboard on
So when you are approached to fill out a
credit card application for a free sandwich, a
drink coozie or whatever, just say no.
Trust me you'll be glad you did. And if
you choose to get your own credit card in col-
lege, remember to use it wisely. No one likes
a sloppy spender.
Mike Patrone is a graduate student studying
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*SICK OF SHARING A BATHROOM?*
Get your own this fall!
2Br/2Ba flats, *3Br/3Ba townhms
FREE Tanning, W/D, 24hr gym
PC Lab, Gated, All Amenities, Pt Friendly
Leasing for FALL*377-2777
All Inclusive 3's and 4's
FREE Roommate Matching -
FREE Cable, Utilities, Internet
FREE Fum, Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
Convenient Bus Route!
MOVE IN TODAY or FALL
Massive-Luxury 2&3 Beds
Pool*Hot Tub*Tanning*PC Lab*W/D
FREE Cable with HBO*Most Utilities FREE
Minutes from Campus! 372-8100
1, 2,.3, 4BR Apts.
LUXURY COLLEGE CRIBS!
Furnished luxury private BR & BA. New 24
Hr Gym, Largest kitchens & Club House!
Mile trail & 3 bus stops in complex! New
Tan beds! From $499 352-271-3131
Roll Out of Bed & Into Class
$469 $499 Gets you all this!
Fully Furnished, Free Ethernet, Free Cable
w/HBO, FREE UTILITIES, W/D,
Roommate match. 379-9300
Spacious 2/2s 3/3s & 4/4s
All Inclusive Resort Living
373-9009 Live in Paradise
Because you deserve it 12-5-71-1
Luxury 2/2 & 3/3 TH
NO M/I FEES
FREE Cable w/HBO & Show & Utility Pkgs
MOVE IN TODAY! 335-4455
"..". '"'. F o r t R e n t t .
Experience the luxury @ Windsor Hall.
Located 2 blocks to UF. Beautiful single and
double suites starting @ $450 mo.
Includes everything. Gym, Pool, DSL, Elec.
Call 352-337-9255 or www.windsorhall.com
Walk to campus. 4BR/1.5BA $399/mo utils
incl. Furn optional. Great guaranteed parking.
Call 278-9347 www.lamanchacondos.com
1/1 IN NICE 2/2.5 CONDO CLOSE TO UF.
New apple, W/D, cable, internet, porch, pool,
w/s included, downstairs fum, male pref,
ns, no pets, $520/mo Chris 561-445-9034
IMMACULATE EFFICIENCY CONDO
renovated. A/C, facing wooded area, W/D on
premises, water/sewer incl, NS, no pets. 1.5
mi south of UF/Shands. Bus rts. Avail 9/07
lease $465/mo. 561-798-7437 9-7-07-9-1
Furnished Luxury Apartment
2 blocks to UF. Walk to class! Pool,
Gym. $700 Includes Cable, Ethernet,
& Electric. Semester or Year Lease.
For Rent, 1BR in 2BR townhouse. (Free
Leaf). All amenities. Fully furnished. $400/mo
plus 1/2 utils..Call for more info. 352-284-
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
1/1 Apt available or room in shared 3/3
condo. Wndsor Park, until included, internet,
cable, fitness ctr, pool, sports court, $475.
Call 305-962-4416 or 305-408-4330 or e-mail
2 ROOMS AVAILABLE FOR NS F students
in 4BR/2BA apt. University Commons.
Poolside Archer Rd next to UF. Weight room,
free cable, $379/ea + 1/4 utils. Call 352-871-
8593, 386-462-2793 9-6-07-5-1
Newest/hottest place in Gainesville. Biggest
apt of 2BR. Not used this fall. Info: 941-518-
3710 firstname.lastname@example.org 9-13-
l For Rent
3BR3BA FURNISHED WINDSOR PARK
condo w/resort-like amenities. On bus rte 7
days/wk. Avail 8/14 3705 SW 27th St. Unit
#1117. RENT NEGOTIABLE. 386-597-1167
SII For Rent
*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1BR apt. $345/mo.
*1BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or
3/3 HOUSE COMPLETELY REMODELED!
Free UF parking! HUGE fenced yard!
W/D! Perfect for pets! Wood floors
Fireplace! ONLY $415 per person
$199 1st month's rent
HUGE & AFFORDABLE !
1 BR from $629 2 BR from $695
Great Rates! Water/Sewer incl
Pets Ok! Pools! Bike to UF!
24 Hour Emergency Maintenance
Open Wkends 335-7275
BE THE FIRST-IN THE LAST!
BRAND NEW IN 2007 3/3TH
Unparalleded Luxury in Downtown
From only $1659 with cable & internet
Huge bedrooms w/walk-in closets!
Only 1 mile to UF*Steps to nightlife
ONLY 1 LEFT!!! 338-0002
Apartments off SW 20th Ave. Close to shop-
ping, bus line and a few miles from UF. Price
range $425 to $525. Includes water, sewer,
garbage and pest control. Sorry no pets
allowed. Call 335-7066 Mon-Fri. 12-5-71-2
1BR from $540 Studio (all util incl) $540
Walk/Bike to UF Pets Welcome!
Great Pools Quiet Live Stress Free!
24 Hour Emergency Maintenance
Open wkends 372-7555 12-5-71-2
Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60
second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House
charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included.
Wood floors. With Parking. By Private
Owner. 538-2181 Iv message 12-5-71-2
.1 For Rent
Don't Sacrifice Quality or Space!
Live large in our huge 3BR's
Pool Free UF Parking, Alarm
Running Specials for Fall!
Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 second
walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer included,
fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Short term
available. Private Owner. $595-up. 352-538-
2181. Lv msg 12-5-71-2
*GET TO CLASS ON TIME*
Close to UF!!!
Luxury 1/1, 2/2 flats & 3/3 TH
FREE cable HBO/Show & Tanning
Gated Alarms Pet Friendly
Oxford Manor, 377-2777
** ELLIE'S HOUSES **
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
2 bedroom Town house! WALK TO UF!!!
W/D, Wood floors, Pets ok, alarm
UNDER $510/person! -
Open late and weekends!
*NO MOVE IN FEES*
Luxury 212 & 313 TH
1 Month Free Rent
Free cable w/HBO & Show & Tanning
Gated*Game Rm*Pet Friendly
Move in today! 367-9910.
HUGE I BR'S from $639
Located in Butler Plaza.
Park @ UF, Pool, Gym.
Laundry, Pets ok.
Call Now 373-1111
**3BRS & Roommate Match**
1.9 mi to UF~W/D*Garages
Free Cable w/HBO & Showtime
Free Tanning-Comp. Lab
Pets welcome~Private dog park
Luxury Living 377-2801
U For Rent
Get yours before it's gone!
Spacious 1, 2, 3, or 4BR close to UF.
Includes water, sewer, 2 pools,
On-site laundry, gym, & we love pets!
Call 376-2507 or www.BivensCove.com
FREE RENT-MOVE NOW
Giant -Luxury 2&3 Beds
Cable PC Lab Tanning W/D
We love pets! A treat to live in!
Call for Specials: 372-8100
Gator Football is Back!
Want to be CLOSE to the action?
2 & 3 bedrpp,s. FREE Tammomg
Pool w/BBQ, Awesome Bus Route
Just 1.3 mi from UF 377-7401
Be the BIGGEST on the block!
2Bdrs for FALL $839. We love ALL pets!
Pool, Gym, Park @ UF, Bball, Tennis
GREAT Specials! 352-332-7401
60 sec walk td'UF. Short tdrm avail. 1 or 2
rooms $425 &Fup. Call 352-538-2181 12-
NEED MORE SPACE?
HUGE 1 bed w/screened patio
FREE Alarm*FREE Tanning
Gated Entry*24hr Gym
Only 1.5mi to UF! 372-0400 12-5-71-2
Live at a Legend!
The Polos of Gainesville
will give you the best college experience
with Spacious Apartments, Three Pools
with Jacuzzis, HUGE Gym, Billiards Room,
and many more amenities! Minutes from UF,
shopping and Shands. On all major RTS bus
routes. All at a rate that won't break your
bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656 12-
MOVE IN TODAY!
Charming 1/1 and 2/1 apartment homes!
Next to UF, Shands, and Butler Plaza!
Water included! Pets welcome!
SPECIAL LOW RATES starting at $649!
Call now! 352-376-1248
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4 Roommates 9.9 Bicycles 14 Help Wanted 19 Connections 24 Pets
5. Real Estate 10 tor Sale 15 Services 20 Event Notices 25 Lost & Found
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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 9
U For Rent
MINUTES FROM UF!!!
3/3's from only $486 per Bdrm
4/4's from only $452 per Bdrm
FREE Cable w/ HBO/ SHOWTIME
FREE Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
Convenient Bus Route!
FORGET YOU HAVE ROOMMATES!
Huge 4BR townhomes w/W/D. 1662 sq.ft.
FREE gym membership and FREE cable!
FREE! FREE! FREE!
FREE Oct rent, NO Move-in Fees
FREE tanning, Aerobic Center
BBQ grills, We LOVE Pets
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/l 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
Rooms and studios
ACROSS FROM UF!
Starting at ONLY $465
Open late and weekends
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.bivensc6ve.com
S For Rent
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
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 $729/mo
1/1 w/den from $669/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
Ask About Our Move-In Specials
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages,
Inci Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet;
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
701 SW62nd Blvd 373-6330
Gainesville's Best Kept Secret!
Unforgettable 1/1 and 2/1 apartments!
LIMITED TIME ONLY SPECIAL!
2/1's for only $7491monthl
Next to UF, Shands, Butler Plaza!
Water included! Pets welcome!
Call today! 352-376-1248
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
Available in Fall. 1-2-3 bedrooms, Hardwood
floors, fans, porches, downtown. No dogs.
1st-last-security. 378-3704 9-28-07-38-2
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
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.
Haile condo. 2BR/2.5BA. Walk to Haile
Village area, jogging path. Back deck &
enclosed porch. Quiet area. Magnolia Walk.
$965/mo 727-776-7653 for appt.Pics/info
ROCKY POINT MOVE RIGHT IN!
140 Luxury 1, 2 & 3BRApts. Clubhouse, pool
& private fenced yards, Pets .OK. 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 & Lup 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 IN!
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-
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-
l For Rent
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
3BR/2BA House near UF. Beautiful hwd firs.
Lg LR, DR, and Family Room. Dishwasher,
C AC/H. Free laundry facilities. Fenced, land-
scaped yd. Monthly prepayment disc. 1019
NW 36th Dr. $1395 + utils. 773-206-1774
74- 1 & 2 BR Apts
Exc. Location! Newly renovated& pool.
3020 SWArcher Rd
$599/mo & up 373-8727 12-5-71-2
2 BR in Spacious 3BR/3.5BA
House unfurn,AII inclusive util, cable/intemet,
phone, w/d approx 6 blocks from campus & 1
mi to stadium $725/mo 352-219-5537
Spacious 2000 sq ft home in Blues Creek
3BR/2BA/2CG, AC, fans, yd svc incl, scr
lanai, pool, appis, sec sys, i-net hkup. UF
bus rte, huge MBR $1300 F/L/S 7953 NW
48 Way 954-805-7827 or 561-912-6223.
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
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/1BA 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
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
Nice 2BR with BONUS room!
ONLY $529 first 6 months!
Great location on SW 34th St.
Special ends soon! 376-0828
a l For Rent
** INCREDIBLE **
2BR private Villa
ONLY $549 first 6 months!
Central AC and FREE water! .
1BR Villa Only $529
Plus September FREEII
4117 SW 20th Ave
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 Sat.
Nice 3BR/2BA house, just past 1-75, large
yard, pets ok, $775/mo. Also old 2BR/2BA
house near comer Archer and 34th St,
country in city $500/mo. Call Greg 214-3291
1BR apt. w/pvt gated courtyard in small quiet
professional complex. Close to Shands/VA
Single quiet prof/serious Grad student only.
$540/mo, 1 pet < 50 pounds at $25/mo ar-
ranged. 352 377-2150 Please leave a msg.
No app or pet fee. Townhouse 2BR/1BA,
fireplace, privacy fence, modem appliances,
C/AC. 1000 SW 59th Terr. Other units avail-
able. $575/mo. Leave detailed msg 331-2099
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 9-7-10-2
CLOSEST to UF/Shands
Enjoy privacy & convenience
1BR Villa ONLY $529
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
1/1 available in 3/3 on Tower
Rd. All inclusive $475.
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
5BR/2BA Near UF $1295/mo
4BR/4BA Univ. Terr. $1525/mo
2BR/2BA Townhouse $850/mo
30 + Properties Available!
5BR/3BA MOBILE HOME
Avail Sept 1st on 5 fenced acres. SR 121.
10 min to Gainesville. $1100. 352i213-3943
Full-sized kitchen*ONLY $489
Great location by Butler Plaza!
GREAT SPECIALS 377-2596 9-26-20-2
NO ROOMMATE HASSLES!
1 BR private villas, @ $529
Lease TODAY*September FREEt,
1/2 mile to UF*375-3077 9-26-20-2
10, ALLIGATOR N WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5,2007
ONE MONTH FREE
HUGE 2BR & 3BR Villas!
Pets ok*333-1120 9-26-20-2
1 BEDROOM IN-LAW APT
AC/Microwave, W/D, Quiet area. Bike or bus
to UF. All utilities incl. $375/mo + deposit.
2/1 house 2506 NE 70 St $550
2/1 lakev wHawthome $720
3/1 house507 NE 18 St $775
5/1 house 2414 E Univ Ave $950
Call Maria, 378-1387, 682-1329 9-14-07-
CASABLANCA WEST 3BR 2.5BA TH,
Porch, w/d hookups, pool, $895/rent
2735 SW 35th Place #201
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
HAILE PLANTATION VILLAS 2/2.5 TH,
Wood laminate, w/d, vaulted ceilings,
$950/rent, 9754 SW 52nd Road
Carl Turlington Real Estate, inc. 372-9525
SPACIOUS DOWNTOWN HOUSE!
4BR 2BA W/ 2 kitchens, parquet floors,
fireplace & more,
$1095/rent, 1525 NE 6th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
BIKE TO CAMPUS! Private 2BR duplex,
Ceramic tile, large fenced yard, $625/rent
3801 SW 17th Place
Carl Turlington Real Estate, inc. 372-9525
URBAN CRACKER LOFT HOUSE.
1 BR/1 BA, laundry incl. Dogs okay. Open floor
plan. For one person or couple. $670/mo.
3, 3-room, suites in big 3200 sq ft house in
Melrose, Ftr.- 20 min east of GVL. Pvt bath
in each + share large common area inside,
ample pkg on 1.3 acres; in historic area near
boat ramp, lake. Email: Room@Cox.net 9-
1BR apt. $525/mo quiet area, green space,
trees, pvt patio, near UF, bus line, parking,
spacious, adorable kitchen, CHA, carpeted,
fans, no dogs, 1825 NW 10th St, Seeking
calm, quiet, stable mature tenant. 376-0080
HUGE SUITE FOR RENT $550/mo
IN LARGE NEW HOME, UTILITIES
INCLUDED, CABLE, WIRELESS, NEAR
UF & SANTA FE. CALL 720-226-5501 9-
QUAINT HAILEY GARDENS CONDO 2362
SW 42nd Way. 2/2.5, 2 yrs old. Close to
UF & Shands. Tile kitchen & bath, carpet
elsewhere, large scr porch. $950/mo + dep.
By appt only. 386-426-1340, 386-212-2422
$560 plus sec. Ten min from Oaks Mall
and Butler Plaza, SW location off 20th Ave.
Central heat/AC, energy saving thermopane
windows. Has semi-enclosed backyard with
picnic table. Call Mr. Kristoff 332-5030 9-6-
LIGHT AND AIRY
3/2 home in Springtree, off 39th Ave. Fenced
yard, covered patio, garage. close to shop-
ping, schools, YMCA. $1100/mo + SD. 2818
NW 39th Pl. Avail now. 352-538-9829 9-
ONLY $300.00 monthly
Sub-lease Roommate wanted to fill
3rd bedroom. Sec & 1st mo rent paid.
Casablanrta West Apts. Close to UFI3 bus
lines. Call Lucy @(813) 949-2440
The Laurels Avail nowl 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
SUBLEASE ASAP UNTILAUG 2008
$474/mo Great incentives. Melrose Student
Suites. 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA. One bus
route to UF. Prefer female. 3 great reoom-
mates. Call 786-973-6079 or firstname.lastname@example.org
1BR/1BAtake lease until 8/2008 2 pools, 24/
7 gym, spa, free tanning. Dogs & cats ok. Aug
& Sept FREE. Free cable. Oxford Manor. Call
239-682-2212, 239-248-8611 9-6-5-3
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
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 9-7-25-4
Female needed in a 1BR/1BA in a 3/2 town-
house. Only $480 a month. Includes all utils,
intemet, WV/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
Great neighborhood. $450/mo includes utils,
DSL, DVR, no pets. Prefer mature, respon-
sible, non-smoker, prof/grad student. Call
Scott 335-8209 9-7-07-18-4
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
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
ROOM FOR RENT $450/mo near SFCC,
Oaks Mall, & 175. All utilities included. 786-
325-7941 or 258-0277 9-7-07-10-4
CAMPUS EDGE 2BR/2BA, adjacent to
Campus, walk to Shands and Vet school,
$525, top stofy, vaulted ceilings, pool, wash-
.er & dryer. Call 352-262-2871 9-7-07-10-4
$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 9-7-07-10-4
Room for rent in beautiful large home close
to school & shopping. Util included. Preferred
grad student $400/mo. 352-495-5920 9-7-
NEW HOUSE 4BR/2BA
Hottub, 1 mi to UF. $425/mo. No pets. Call for
details. 954-650-0237 9-18-07-15-4
) l Roommates
AVAILABLE 10/1/07 Quiet Student or
Professional wanted to share condo. Own
BR w/pvt BA near UF on bus rt. $300 dep.
$450/mo + 1/3 utils. Short lease avail if
needed. Cell 352-284-3961 or 352-870-4439
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
Responsible roommates needed for 4BR
house. Pool, pool table, digital cable TV,
wireless internet, W/D. $500/mo. Located in
Forest Ridge 1 mi from campus. Contact Cole
LARGE ROOM, PRIVATE BATH
NW G'ville house. Includes all utils & hi
spd. $475/mo. Call Mike 352-372-7387 9-
Roommate for spacious 2BR/2BA furnished
Arlington Square apt, bike to campus walk to
clubs, coffee houses, restaurants bus stop 1
block $475 + util 904-707-8000 9-6-5-4
Clean roommate wanted in 5BR/3BA home
between SFCC & UF. DW, W/D, Cox cable &
hi-spd internet. No pets, non-smoker, 20 or
older. $380/mo all utils incl. Call 352-328-
Avail today! 1/1 in a 2/2; large balcony and
kitchen, clean, quiet, roomy, with 5 bus
routes $420/mo. practically on campus.
Prefer responsible, female non-smoker. Call
954-547-8658 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Phamacy student seeks student for 3/2.5
clean home on 1 acre, SW area 10 min to'
UF, fireplace large porch and study. Common
areas furnished, garage and W/D $450 + util.
Phil 321-213-1421 9-7-5-4
M/F to share 4BR/3BA house close to UF.
Clean, modern, recently remodeled, fully fur-
nished, nice neighborhood, yard, porch, W/D.
No smoking/pets. $370/mo + 1/4 utils. Incl
cable/intemet: 386-212-1578 9-7-07-4-4
STUDENT F ROOMMATE NEEDED beautiful
clean spacious 3BR/2BA house off NW 34th
St. fenced backyd, garage, WD, pet friendly,
quiet. $475 incl util, hispd net, cable+$150
sec dep. Jessica 283-6100 9-11-5-4
Roommate wanted to share 2/1 at Summit
House on SW 16th Ave. $400/mo + 1/2 utils.
Fall semester lease. Walk or bike to class.
Serious students only & no pets. Call 262-
Roommate needed to share 3BR/2.5BA
townhouse..Incl all uitis, W/D, dishwasher,
pool, tennis courts & more. Close to UF, on
,two bus routes. MUST CALL 772-633-6687
Someone to Keep You Entertained
If you hate boring roommates, let me move
in. I love pay-per-view movies, sports pack-
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PRICES. SEARCH HERE OR RECEIVE A
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Houses and Condos -3 blks from UF!
Call Eric Leightman for all properties
Walking distance to UF. 2,3,4 brs.
Action Real Estate Call Eric at 352-219-
2879 or 352-331-1133 9-28-51-5
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Walk to UF and stadium from luxurious
Jackson Square Condominiums.
Built to last a lifetime Priced from mid-$250s
2/2 off Archer between campus & 34th St.
Just $126,900! Fully fumished with washer/
dryer & all appliances. Eric Leightman Action
Realty 352-219-2879 9-28-51-5
Beautiful 1/1, 2/2, & 3/3 condos just 1.5
miles from UF & on the buslinel 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
lM. M. PARRISH
Contact Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish
Realtors at 1.800.755.0086 or visit the all
new mmparrish.com for more information
on our many condominium communities.
There's something for every lifestyle. 12-
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
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/2.5BAjacuzzi tub, screen
porch, deck, private boat dock, ramp & stor-
age avail. $269K. See ForSaleByOwner.com
listing #2085525 or call Sean 352-494-1732
NEW 1,2&3BR Condos Starting at $159K
By UF. Gated. Covered, assigned parking
Matt & Tiffany Thomas Realtors
Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc.
352-494-0194 & 352-316-5556
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I BUY PROPERTY
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure
Anytime, anywhere. Quick closing.
Let me buy your problem. 352-278-9347
Condos for sale by owner. Minutes from UF.
These condos are close to mall, shopping
centers & multiple bus routes. 2BR/2.5BA
condos with state-of-the-art appliances! Call
954-937-8211 for details! 9-17-10-5
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.
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BED QUEEN $110 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 $85 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $325
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. 352-372-
a Furnishings _0 Furnishings
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 $450 352-333-7516
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-
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.
$120 352-377-9846. 12-5-71-6
Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516.
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
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. $90 317-4031
Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 12-5-71-6
BEDS FUTONS FURNITURE
Quality furniture at reasonable prices.
Morrells Furniture Outlet,
140 NW 6th St. 352-378-3400
Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfumiture.com
****QUALITY USED FURNITURE*O**
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 *Dresser w/mirror $60
*Maytag washer $70 *Dining room table
w/4 chairs $75 *Lawnmower $50. Call 335-
Solid pine, med dk finish, 52"wx25"dx44"h, 9
drawers. Ex condition. $395. Tower Rd. 352-
RENT A WASHER & DRYER SET
Just $29.95/mo. Free Delivery! Go online to
www.azuma.com or call Azuma Leasing at
CASH PAID For Laptops
Power Supplies & Drives.
Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 12-5-71-7
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Computer Help Fast Gatorland Computers
House/Dorm Fast response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels: $30 Gator discount
w/ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 338-8041.
COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
UNLIMITED DIAL-UP INTERNET SERVICE
only $9.95/inonth! Nationwide Access! Sign
up: dialup.qcslink.com or 352-494-3550;
voip, websites & more avail. 9-7-07-10-7
Dell dimension 8250,2.4ghz, Amptron 17?E?
monitor, Dvd+R/RW drive, DVD player, two
storage drives, third drive loose, windows xp,
floppy drive, extra memory sticks,.needs for-
matting. Several software included, ati, pin-
nicle, etc. used for pics and videos mostly.
Printer and speakers included. $600.00 less
<100.00> to format??. 352 376 2014 ap-
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connection up to 12 megs a second. Email,
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works. 1-888-269-9693. 9-6-6-7
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SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
MONGOOSE SWITCHBACK SX
Alloy frame/wheels/components, 21 spd,
Shimano/Sram. Like new. $175/OBO. 904-
For Sale 3
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 12-5-71-10
UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and
more. All individuals interested in bidding go
PARKING SPACE FOR RENT
Behind Norman Hall. $60/mo. 372-4903.
PARTY SUPPLIES: Complete line of Bar
Supplies, glassware, beer taps, draft beer
equipment. Professional Cooking Utensils.
R.,W. Beaty Co. 4322 NW 13th St, Gville
RWBEATY.COM 376-5939 12-5-72-10
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Acrosonic console. Mahogany.
$1100 OBO Call 352-359-6305 9-6-13-10
24/7. 60 sec to UF. Sold by semester. Lowest
rate in area. Close to Business College &
General Classrooms Call 352-538-2454 9-
BOOKS BY BOB BRACKIN
visit my website www.bobbrackin.com
215 Gallon Oceanic RR tank w/cherry
skyline stand and canopy. 660 watt Icecap'
ballast, protein skimmer, wetdry filter w/
plumbing included & glass tops. $1500 OBO.
Luke 377-1570 9-11-07-7-10
Pepper sprays, stun-guns, personal alarms,
much more. Free 24 pg catalog. 407-977-
Head intelligence, I point s12. $100 each
with case. 352-495-1815 9-11-07-5-10
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Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
Scooters from $899. Largest selection from
KYMCO, Daelim, Hyosung, Adly, Go-Ped,
Schwinn, others. 2 yr warrantees.
3550 SW 34th St 338-8450 solanocycle.com
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118 NW14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271
We have moved to a temp. location as we
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scooters. Pickup Available. Low Labor Rates.
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New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service
rates! Will service any make/model. Close
to campus! $19.99 oil changes! 336-1271
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534 SW 4th Ave.
Scooters, E-bikes, Offroad, & Accessories!!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
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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)
QATORMOTO 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
2004 SUZUKI KATANA 600cc
Only 2007 miles. Too many extras to list.
K&N air filter, Two Brothers carbon exhaust
with midpipe. Asking $5999/OBO. Call
(CORRECTED NUMBER) 246-8116 9-6-
ACURA CL 3.0 AUTOMATIC W/BRAND
NEW TIRES AND 19 IN CHROME RIMS
FULLY EQUIPPED. $5000 OR BETTER
OFFER. CONTACT MAIVELYS @ 305-742-
2004 HONDA SHADOW 750
Burgundy, 8500 miles, quick-release wind-
shield, engine guard, footboards, highway
pegs, garaged. "Butt Buffer" gel insert in
seat. Original owner, $4500 352-281-3095
2002 KAWASAKI NINJA 500R
Red/black w/6k miles, .well-maintained &
ready to ride. Gets 50 mpg. $2950/OBO. Call
Mike 954-232-3750 for more info. 9-10-5-11
For MOTORCYCLES Fast and convenient
Running or not. Any bike 1970 to-2007
I will pick up. Call TODAY 352-441-0442
12, ALLIGATOR U WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5,2007
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*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10.wr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 12-5-71-12
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CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
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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
Buy here Pay here warranty available
Sunrise Auto Sales
3630 N. Mafa St. 375-9090
$2000 discount off any financed vehicle
No credit check we finance anyone
Buy here Pay here warranty available
1996 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
100,000 miles $2500 black color, new tires
(CD & mp3) Call Yongmi 813-787-9486.
Email email@example.com 9-7-10-12
2001 NISSAN ALTIMASE
Sedan 68k automatic, AC, CD SR silver
with gray cloth, power everything, very
clean, $7500/OBO 352-514-1800 pics at
92 CHEVY S-10 BLAZER
Cold A/C, runs great! A lot of new and rebuilt
parts. Amp & subwoofer included. $3500
OBO. Call 352-871-8560 9-7-7-12
SUBARU XT, '86 TURBO
4WD, 95k miles, new tune up, sunroof, AC,
clean interior and body, runs and drives
great, $990/OBO. 352-871-5775 9-5-07-
***AUTO WHOLESALE TO PUBLIC***
99 TOYOTA CAMRY $6850, 91K MI
96 HONDA ACCORD $4850, 87K MI
01 JEEP CHEROKEE SPORT $7250, 78K
02 MAZDA ES 626 $5850, 84K MI
BUICK PARK AVENUE 1993
Extra clean. Garage kept. One owner. 3800
Engine, V6. Must sell. $2195/OBO. 352-372-
SATURN SL2 1999
AC, PS, PB. Clean, red. $3695/OBO. New
engine. 352-219-1298 9-7-07-5-12
2001 MITSUBISHI MIRAGE ES
Silver, 4 door, all power, great A/C, well taken
care of. 10k miles. Partial new engine 2
years old. $3200. Gets 35 mpg. Call Jackie
466-9247 or cell 339-6494 9-7-07-3-10
THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
NEEDS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS
Transport patients to/from treatments
Must have valid driver's license,
safe driving record & attend training session.
Call 352-376-6866 ext 114 for more info.
LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
* Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
* ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
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UF GRAD PAYS MORE
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guitars, etc. Top $$$. 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,
I live in the Tower Rd. area 9-17-07-71-13
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POLITICAL CALL CENTER
Phone reps needed ASAP for Political &
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potential. 371-5888 ext 111, 4112 NW 22 Dr.
Paid survey takers, needed in Gainesville.
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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 364-9911 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
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Please apply at 110 SE 1st Street
Customer Service Reps Needed
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PT or FT. No nights or weekends. Bilingual a
plus. EEOC. 372-2051 12-5-94-14
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
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 time for busy law
firm. Network exp necessary. Please resume
to PO Box 5667, Gville, FL 32627 9-5-15-
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 $$$?
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team members for CASHIERIHOST & PREP
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having'fun!!! Apply in person at Dragonfly
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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
Now hiring COOK & CASHIER PT/FT. Apply
in person 600 NW 75th St. Benefits include
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flor a major telecom company. 9am-4pm.
FT. No nights or weekends. Bilingual a plus.
Agressive go-getters only. Up to $25/hr,
salary + commission. EEOC 372-2051 12-
Breakthrough leadership development co.
needs assertive intems 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
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 9-5-10-14
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
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,
Phone Survey Interviewers Wanted.
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only! Flexible Schedules! Perceptive Market
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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
Sportshop 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
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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2007 N ALLIGATOR, 13
* Help Wanted
,Brand new mother run co. looking for
nurturing caregivers with flex scheds for
on-demand child care. Call 331-5233 or
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
Tutors needed 1-on-1 tutoring at risk elem
school students. 1-4 afternoonslwk $9.501
hr 15-20 min S of UF. Fed work study req.
for emp. Volunteers welcome. For info
contact Sally 352-384-1155; firstname.lastname@example.org
Now Hiring .
Experienced Notetakers and Editors
Apply Online at www.SmokinNotes.com
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
for fine dining restaurant
Call Pamela 317-3483 9-6-10-14
P/T acceptable. Apply at 505 NW 3rd Ave,
Gainesville, FL. Bring DL & SS card. 9-28-
Health Store 10-15 hrs perweek. Experience/
interest in body building/sports nutrition.
Great discounts and flexible hours Sunflower
87 SW 34th St 372-7482 9-6-10-14
$10/Hr Display Builder.
Apply in person, 8-5, M-F
1111 SE 22nd Ave, GVL 9-20-20-14
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
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
* Help Wanted
Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
SEARS, OAKS MALL
Now hiring sales & stock positions. See sotre
for inquires. may apply online. AA/EOE 10-
PT/FT Positions available, students are
encouraged to apply! Please send resumes/
availablility to email@example.com 9-
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 Internet.
BACK YARD BURGERS
is hiring all shifts, all positions. Stop by 3400
SW 34th ST between 3-5pm M-Thur. to ap-
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. Morning
and Afternoon Shifts Available. Call Tim for
more information at 352.262.0822. 9-5-
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, Internet,
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 4-20 hrs/wk in
our office only. HTML, Photoshop, video,
etc. $10-$13/hr. erow.com Call 378-5025
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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-
MOE'S SOUTHWEST GRILL
is now accepting applications for all posi-
tions. $7-$9 to start. Apply @ 3832 Newberry
Road in the Plaza Royale. 9-5-07-7-14
LAWN, LANDSCAPE AND GUTTER
CLEANING HELP WANTED.- Experienced
only $9/hr to start. Will pay more for right
person. PT/FT. 352-377-5000. Valid DL. 9-
Flex hrs; active hr $9.52-$12.36/hr; resting
$9/hr or $87.75-$95.89 ff. Visit www.Henes
HealthCareAgency.CityMax.com or call 352-
MATH TUTOR / ORGANIZER
FOR MAC 1105
1.5 hours, 2x per week
OFFICE ASSISTANT NEEDED
Available immediately. Answering multi-line
phone system and filing. PT, 20 hours per
week w/flexible schedule. Fax resume to
.Jessica @ 376-9236 9-11-07-10-14
AFTER SCHOOL CARE NEEDED
For 2 children, 7yr and 10yr. Must be reliable
and with transportation. Call 352-379-6101
TCBY in Town of Tioga
is hiring friendly people. Looking for some
morning shfts. 9-12-10-14
HOMEWORK COACH/TUTOR needed for
bright, active 6th grade boy w/ ADHD. Must
be available 2 hrs each weekday afternoon
for homework & transport to afterschool ac-
tivities. Flex Hours. Refs & reliable auto req'd.
$9.00/hr + gas money. Great exp. for indi-
viduals planning a career w/ special needs
kids. 352-682-5191 email@example.com
TRUSS DESIGN ENGINEER
Ridgway Roof Truss Co. in Gainesville, FL is
looking for a fulltime person to design trusses
from a computer engineering program.
Engineering or construction experience de-
sired. We will train. Starting salary $35,000.
Position available immediately or December.
Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PT $7/hr + incentives. Call Sandy's
Consignment Boutique 372-1226 9-5-07-
Potential earnings $14-$20/hr! Make your
own schedule. Fun environment, great op-
portunity. Call GatorFood.com 352-262-9920
Non-smoker. Will handle file management
and answer phones. Flex hours. Call 352-
371-4000 for more info. 9-5-07-14
HIRING FOR SERVERS & KITCHEN HELP
@ Clubhouse Grille 5112 NW 34th Street,
' across from the YMCA. (Hours to come in
2-4pm, M-F) .9-5-07-5-14
Needs PT help Monday-Saturday. No nights.
Apply Swim & Ski Country 3501 SW2nd Ave.
STUDENTS, WHY WAIT TO GRADUATE?
Earn while you learn!
50% COMMISSION P/T
Call: 1-800-631-2648 9-26-07-20-14
LOOKING TO GETA HEAD START?
How would it feel to be making. 6 figures
before you graduate? Call and I'll show youl
mi Help Wanted
Internet Research Position
Growing internet-based company is hiring
motivated and skilled professional. Internmet,
SM Office, and strong writing skills required.
Resume: email@example.com 9-
Vet Tech Needed FT/PT
Please apply in person Inst of Vet Specialists
4001 NW43rd St. Suite A, 9-5-5-14
Casino's Pasta and Pizza now hiring delivery
drivers and inside help including managers
at $10 per hr. More experience-more pay.
Joing our team of High-Rollers; we bet you'll
love us[ 352-672-2808 9-12-07-10-14
MEDICAL DOCTOR'S OFFICE
Needs part time medical/office assistant.
Email orfax resumeto firstname.lastname@example.org,
fax 352-472-5761 9-10-07-10-14
DO YOU LOVE KIDS?
Private Montessori school ISO FT/PT
Teachers and assistants. Excellent salary
and flexible schedules available. Fax your re-
sume to: Kevenmac@hotmail.com 9-6-5-14
Less than 10/hr wk, very flexible. Has to like
cats and big dogs. $7-10/hr. Call or email
514-9800 email@example.com 9-14-10-14
Applications being accepted for both full-time
and part-time fabrication shop/construction
crew positions. TSG utilizes our shop as a
point of enrty for individuals interested in
building a career with our water and waste
water system design/build group. Applicants
must be experienced with power tools and
able to travel to the Caribbean as part of
our installation crews. Prior construction or
fabrication experience required. Fax or email
resumes to Allyson Whelan. 352-371-9238
firstname.lastname@example.org Please no phone
calls or walk-ins. 9-13-10-14
Experienced. Apply in person @ The
Gainesville Country Club 7300 SW35th Way.
2-5pm. DFWP 9-5-07-3-14
Front desk manager for PT practice FT/
permanent some days some evenings. Must
have some medical experience. Energetic,
well spoken, calm under pressure, and
organized person a must. At least 2 years
of college. Salary negotiable. Resume to
$9.00 You are in charge. Food service exp
a must. Fax a resume 376-1891 or apply in
person at Gyro Plus 1011 West University
CHILDCARE NEEDED PT for 3 children, 1-
2 days/wk as needed 7am-5:30pm. Days are
flex. Experience & references required. Non-
smoker Female. Pay Neg. 352-672-0110
Needed for twin 5th grade girls M-TH 2-3hrs
pm days at NW GNV home. Fax qualifica-
tions to 352-372-8485 email@example.com
Heavenly Ham Market Cafe
needs delivery drivers, food prep persons
and front counter sandwich makers. Apply in
person at 3832 Newberry Road. 9-10-5-14
needed at high volume retail store & restau-
rant. Open until 6:30pm, Mon-Sat & Sun until
3pm. Vacation paid after 1 year. $9.50-$12/
hr. Fax resume to 352-375-5459 or apply at
Heavenly Ham Market Cafe 3832 Newberry
AUTOCAD PT PERSON M-F daily 30-50
hours weekly-starting $9.00 Hourly based on
experience. Must be dependable and good
knowledge of basic AutoCAD. 1 Mile from
campus. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SE ll Help Wanted
Programmer needed to support Information
Services at medical device company.
Responsibilities include analyzing, coding,
testing, and debugging of new and existing
code; participating in validationr practices;
and creating and customizing new and ex-
isting applications. Candidates must have a
bachelor's degree and 1-3 years experience.
For more information on this job and other
opportunities at Exactech, Inc please visit
www.exac.com. Please submit cover letter,
resume, and salary history to human.resou
part time executive assistant secretary for
the fastest growing advertising agency in
Gainesville. Call 331-5558 Ask for Lance.
Very Flexible Hours.
Make Your Own Schedule
$10-$15 per hour
Call 331-5558 Ask for Lance 10-1-20-
UF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER:
seeking enthusiastic, outgoing individuals
for part-time Client Services Reps. Contact
Dieter at email@example.com with "Gator Ad" in
subject line. $9-$10/hr. 9-10-07-5-14
Clinic Receptionist- Friendly, reliable &
organized multi-tasker needed for PT posi-
tion at reproductive heathcare clinic. Medical
office or retail experience preferred. Position
opened until filled. Send resumes to
914 NW 13th Street
Gainesville, Florida 32601
connects UF student babysitters with
Gainesville area families. Students fill out
your free profile. (Site glitch fixed!) 9-6-2-14
PRE-MED OR NURSING STUDENT
preferred for medical office 20-25 hrs/wk.
Fax resume 271-3900 or call 373-4107 9-
Security Staff Needed Nowl
$7.00 hour *
Help residence halls be safe.
Info and applications available
at security office in Beaty East.
392-2161 x 10125 for more info.
T & Th afternoons for 4 & 6 yo. Experience,
references & transportation req. Must
be fun, safe & creative. Email resume to
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IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
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HYPNOTIST Stop smoking. Improve mem-
ory & concentration. Elminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Learn self hypnosis. Low
Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH, NGH
certified 379-1079 12-5-71-15
EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer lounge wifull kitchen & bath. 250' x
160' riding ring, round pen &jump paddock.
Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19 sepa-
rate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-3175
Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services can get you certi-
fied under 3 wks! Hands-on exp,.no videos.
Day/eve/wkend avail. Class sizes limited.
338-1193 for details. 12-5-96-15
14, ALLIGATOR N WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5,2007
PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
All facilities & amenities, quality instruc-
tion; 15 minutes from UF. Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Ctr. 2-11-71-15
MATH & SCIENCE TUTOR
FIRST HOUR FREE. 10 years of experience.
Billingual. Call Francisco at 352-494-8582
Law Office of Vera Page
SPARKLE MAID SERVICE
Careful and Meticulous Apt/House Cleaning
LIC/INS. 352-283-6772 9-14-5-15
Horse Boarding 1st class Facility Hunter'
Ring w/rubber footing, cross cntry course,
Horses fed 3X's/day. Prices are $275-$400/
mo. Hunter/Jumper lessons avail. 20 mins
from UF Call 359-4149 for more info 9-5-
PIANO / VOICE
All ages. All levels.
30 yrs. exp. Free consultation.
Marriage Visas Employment Visas -
Naturalization. Richard Ruth, Esq.
352-335-6748 www.ruthlaw.com 12-5-
HAIR BY GLENDA
Highlights 2 colors 1/2 head $65, full head
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By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Staff Writer
UF coach Urban Meyer said Monday
he wasn't happy with Western
Kentucky's bench in the Gators' 49-
3 victory over the Hilltoppers on
Late in the third quarter, sopho-
more quarterback Tim Tebow ran out
of bounds near the Hilltoppers' bench
- trying to avoid a big hit and was
blatantly hit in the face by a Western
The infraction resulted in a 15-yard
"When a guy stands up on a bench and
takes a shot at your quarterback, I was
a little disappointed in that," Meyer
Meyer was not able to see the incident
when it first happened on the field but
viewed it later on the game's video
DEFENSIVE LINE SHUFFLE: Freshman
Torrey Davis said he and sophomore
have been practicing
with the starting de-
Antwine is now
listed on the Gators'
unofficial depth chart
HDavis ahead of redshirt ju-
Davis nior Javier Estopinan,
who started at nose tackle against
Western Kentucky on Saturday after-
ANDERSON UPDATE: Sophomore corner-
back Markihe Anderson might be able
to take off that knee brace he has been
sporting for the past couple weeks.
Anderson sprained his right knee
Aug. 25 but was able to practice in full
pads Tuesday afternoon.
"'He's not game ready yet, but it's
only Tuesday," Meyer said. "He's go-
ing to play. How much, we're going
Meyer has said Anderson's return
"is key" to help a young secondary.
Anderson said he has no pain in his
knee and has been trying to practice as
hard as his knee will allow.
The sophomore had earned a start-
ing job before his injury, but he said it
wasn't that frustrating to experience
"I mean, things happen," Anderson
said. "I'd love to be out there, so all I
got to do is wait on the doctors."
Practice conditions intense for Gators
I. SOCCER PLAYERS ENDURE
By DANNY KLEIN
The UF soccer team has its own version
of The Swamp.
Located behind the Florida Softball"
Stadium, the UF soccer practice field has
one thing in common with the home of the
Gators football squad, and it's not 90,000.
Devoid of shade, the facility serves as
, one of the hottest spots on campus, with
heat indexes reaching as high as 115 de-
grees in summer, according to defender
Conditioning, in addition to the heat,
forces members of the 13th-ranked Gators
to enter the facility prepared for one of the
toughest workouts in all of UF athletics.
"Oh my goodness," sophomore for-
ward Ashlee Elliot said. "All you do is run.
... People don't think we run as much as
other teams, but we do."
She said an average practice consists of
more than three miles of total conditioning.
Aside from preparing for games, players
are driven by a punishment promised to
players who make mistakes during the
course of practice.
The prize awarded to these unlucky
Gators is a drill known as 120s, which-
Elliot describes as a drill in which a player
must run from one end of the field to the
other while being docked by a coach. If the
player doesn't make it there and back in the
allotted time, they have to rerun the drill
and run the amount originally assigned.
In the preseason, practices can be held
up to three times a day, which can be a
shock for some of the incoming players.
Elliot, who hails from California, still has
difficulty adjusting to the heat.
"I couldn't even breathe on the first day
.I was here," she said. "It's so hard for the
Receiver highly regarded by teammates
FOOTBALL, from 16
Newton was broken up in the
Cooper is fourth on UF's
depth chart at wide receiver.
Believe it or not, Saturday's
performance was not the best
of Cooper's young career.
He caught three touch-
down passes last season
against Western Carolina
despite playing through the
painful foot injury.
Tebow threw two of those
Tebow told Meyer last
season that Cooper was per-
haps the Gators' biggest deep
threat before the lingering in-
jury slowed him down.
"When he's healthy, he
sure can go," Tebow said.
"He shows it out there, and
he showed it last year when
he had a chance.
you can count
on someone like
lf that. When he's
healthy, he's re-
Prior to the season,
Caldwell said Cooper was
UF's most underrated re-
"When I get those DBs
tired, he's just another version
of me out there," Caldwell
said. "This is expected of him
to come in, make big plays, at-
tack the defense and get into
the end zone ... He's a great
Cooper, who credits
trainer Anthony Pass with his
recovery, said he is 98 percent
"It's been frustrating,
always waking up early, go-
ing into the training room,
spending all those extra hours
that other guys are sleeping
or doing other stuff," Cooper
said. "But it has worked out
for the best.
"I just need to go out there
and make plays and try to
make a name for myself."
Players spurred on by UF fans' cheers
VOLLEYBALL, from 16
Hampton rates the toss as the most impor-
tant part of the serve.
"If you don't have a good toss, you're gon-
na mis-hit the ball and not hit it out of the cor-
rect part of your hand," Hampton said. "That's
where you get a little funky."
Hampton said the team priorities serves
on three levels: get the ball in play, then make a
good serve, then make an aggressive serve.
"We're trying to be aggressive servers, serv-
ing a tough ball to defend, but also the abil-
ity to pinpoint accuracy," Wise said. "It's one
thing to rip it, but it's another thing can you
rip it to the right place?"
ETC.: Cornerback Markus Manson tusacK, who leads me team wim 10u aces,
sprained his ankle and was carted out knows the serve can change the momentum
of practice. Meyer said the extent of the of a game.
injury was not known at the time. "There's hardly anything more exciting
Former USC running back than an ace," Cusack said. "It's a free point." .
Emmanuel Moody left practice in full A good serve translates into other parts of
Emmanul M y l prat in u the game, as well.
pads, which means he likely practiced. game, as welps defense." Wise said. "
Moody will not be eligible to play this "Serving helps defense," Wise said. "If
seasMoody will not be eligible to transfer rules you can serve aggressively and eliminate one
season due to NCAA transfer rules.
of those hitters as an option, then it's easier
blocking. It's hard to be a great blocking team
without being a great serving team."
Of course a UF serve at home would not
be complete without a yell from the student
"There's hardly anything more excit-
ing than an ace."
UF volleyball libero
Each Gators player has something different
shouted as theyserve.
As Hampton starts her serve, the enthused
fans yell, "What did the five fingers say to the
ball?" and then "Slap!" as the senior makes
For Cusack, the students call out the name
of a different John Cusack movie each time the
Don't worry, "super fans," the team does
"It gets really funny," Cusack said. "We al-
ways talk about the different things they have
girls who come from UCLA or Michiganpr
somewhere. They're going to have a tough
time breathing when they come here."
This problem can be an advantage for
the Gators, who play the majority of their
Sunday games in the early afternoon.
Junior Ameera Abdullah, a native of
Colorado, believes all the hard work the
team endures gives them an advantage
come game day, when opponents "
caught off guard by the humid conditions.
"I think the other teams are going to be
shocked and in for a real treat when they
see how hot it is here," Abdullah said.
During UF's' home match against
Indiana last Friday, a Hoosier player was
removed from the game after suffering
cramps in the 82nd minute.
Describing the toughness of the weather
is a difficult task for most of the Gators,
who had a hard time putting it into words.
Goalkeeper Katie Fraine had no such
problem, simply stating "It's as hot as a
JENNA-RAL, from 16
spend that $1 million, and with that in
mind, I took the liberty of working out
the math to come up with some alterna-
An 18-pack of Miller Lite is on sale at
Publix for $12. That's 1,500,000 bottles
of beer, or 16 brewskies for each of the
90,000 fans who attend a single UF
football game. But remember nobody
likes a sloppy Gator.
You and three of your friends could
buy movie tickets and each purchase a
small bag of popcorn plus a small soda
every day for 38 years.
For the ladies out there, Carrie
Bradshaw would envy your 2,000-pair
Manolo Blahnik shoe collection.
Of course, we could be altruistic
with our $1 million, and I'm all about
karma, so giving to the greater good
might not be such a bad idea.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation is a
non-profit organization that grants the
wishes of children with life-threatening
An average wish costs $6,200, ac-
cording to the organization's Web site,
so with $1 million, you could send 161
kids to Disney World, help them meet
celebrities like Dwyane Wade, or build
You could single-handedly supply
the entire country of Monaco (pop.
32,020) with 303,951 pounds of Publix
lean ground beef, or enough hamburg-
ers to make 38 quarter-pound patties
Maybe some of my suggestions are a
little out there, but my point is this:
I understand sports is where the
money's at. When a school wins three
national championships in about a
year, you can't deny that, no matter
how much Bernie Machen might want
to make UF a top-10 academic school.
But evidently we have become so
enthralled with Gainesville's sports
culture that someone actually thinks
it's acceptable to ask for $1 million dol-
lars to eat with Urban Meyer. Even Dr.
Evil thought that was a lot of money.
At this rate, what's next? A (ate with
Tim Tebow? Do I hear $2 million!
H WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2007
Gators expect healthy Cooper to make major impact
UaUseIy rouUKe dwbU/ Alln mUarI
UF wide receiver Riley Cooper (upper left) high fives offensive lineman Jim Tartt (right) during UF's
49-3 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday at The Swamp.
* HE SCORED TWO TOUCH-
By BRYAN JONES
Alligator Staff Writer
Riley Cooper's foot looks just
After missing all of spring prac-
tice with sesamoiditis, an inflam-
mation of the small accessory bones
underneath his left big toe, Cooper
showed he may be UF's most reli-
able deep threat Saturday against
Cooper came off the bench and
reeled in four receptions for 122
yards and two touchdowns, all
game highs, in the Gators' 49-3 win.
UF coach Urban Meyer said
Cooper's performance may earn
the receiver a few more looks in the
"He's a definite deep. threat,"
Meyer said. "He has a knack, he is
big enough, he is extremely fast, so
he deserves a few more shots."
On both touchdowns, Cooper-
had the defensive backs beat by sev-
eral steps, allowing quarterback Tim
Tebow to find the sophomore wide
receiver in stride for breakaway
Defensive backs often under-
estimate the speed of the 6-foot-3
receiver, fellow wideout Andre
"When you see him come off
the ball, he doesn't come off as fast,
but when he gets moving, he's just
as fast as [the starters] after that,"
Caldwell said. "The next thing you
know, he's running in the end zone,
running past guys."
"He's a definite deep threat.
He has a knack, he is big
enough, he is extremely
fast, so he deserves a few
UF football coach
On his third and fourth recep-
tions of the day, Cooper showed off
his ability to catch shorter passes,
as well. He lunged to the ground
to catch an intentionally low pass
from Tebow on a hook route for a
12-yard gain and ran an out route
for a 9-yard reception from backup
quarterback Cameron Newton.
In all, Cooper was targeted five
times, as a fourth-quarter pass from
SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 15
UF hopes to ace opponent
Better ways to spend a fortune
By PHIL KEGLER
The casual volleyball fan may see serv-
ing as just a way to get the ball over the
net and start the action.
But when the No. 6 Gators host Florida
State tonight at 7, the serve-receive aspect
will have a big impact on the match's
The Seminoles (3-2) come into today's
match with 50 service aces so far this sea-
son, averaging 2.6 per game.
UF will hope to overcome the serving
prowess of outside hitter Mira Djuric, a
junior transfer from Oregon.
Djuric led the Pacific-10 Conference in
aces her freshman season and was second
in the league last year.
In just two seasons with the Ducks,
Djuric had 103 aces, good for a tie for
eighth all time in the Oregon record
"When you're getting aces in the Pac-
10, you're packing some heat," UF coach
Mary Wise said.
Coming into today's match, the Gators
have 39 aces on the year, averaging 2.44
If UF maintains that
rate all season, it would
rank as the fourth-best
average in school histo-
ry. Through five matches
last season, the team had
just 16 aces.
As a player walks
McGinnis to the service line, they
look to the bench for a
signal that designates where the coaches
would like the serve to land.
"It has a lot to do with matchups,"
Wise said. "It's strategic by server, by
SEE VOLLEYBALL, PAGE 15
If you want to eat dinner with Urban
Meyer, you're going to have to fork over
some major cheese.
It seems the going rate for a meal
with the national championship coach
is $1 million.
In an effort to raise money for the
$28 million "Gateway of Champions"
addition to Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, the
Gator Boosters office and the University
Athletic Association have come up with
11 donation levels and incentives for
fans willing to contribute. "An evening
with the Meyers" ranks as the second-
highest level of contribution at a mere $1
million. The highest level is $5 million.
The only detail worked out is the lo-
cation Meyer's $1.5 million home. The
menu has yet to be decided, but I have a
feeling Hamburger Helper with a side of
Green Giant Brussels sprouts isn't going
to cut it.
OK, at least
in the movie
Redford got to
Jenna Marina sleep with Demi
Floor Jenna-ral Moore for $1
email@example.com million. Sorry,
Urban, I don't
think a two-hour
dinner with you is quite the same.
So far no one has jumped at the Meyer
meal plan, so maybe alumni think this is
as absurd as I do.
I mean, after all, this is just a college
football coach we're talking about. It's
not like he can feed the masses with two
fish and a few loaves of bread.
There are just so many other ways to
SEE JENNA, PAGE 15
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ESPN, 7 p.m.
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ranked after losing to Appalachian
State. Since the AP Poll expanded to
25 teams in 1989, no team has ever
taken a bigger drop-off in one week.
E UF volleyball player Janine Williams
was named the Southeastern Conference
Freshman of the Week. She had seven
aces and 19 kills in UF's sweep of last
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