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VOLUME 101 ISSUE 10


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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2007


ON CAMPUS


Group demands .71



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By KIM WILMATH
Alligator Writer
kwilmath@alligator.org

Under the blazing mid-
day sun Wednesday, about
50 members of Students for a
Democratic Society marched
from Turlington Plaza to.Tigert
Hall to give a letter to UF
President Bernie Machen urging
him to publicize UF's invest-
ments.
SDS, a protest group known
for activism during the 1960s,
wants proof UF isn't investing
in companies that fund the Iraq
war, members said.
Steve Orlando, UF spokes-
man, said UF is already trying
to give the group what it wants
- transparency when it
wants it now.
The UF Foundation, a non-
profit organization that raises
funds for UF, collects money
from private donors and in-


vests it to earn more. The UF
Investment Corporation over-
sees the investments, which
increased from $585.7 million
to $1.2 billion in the past four
years, UF records show.
Orlando said both organi-
zations support UF and are
exempt from public records,
which are mandated by
Florida's Government in the
Sunshine Law.
"In Florida, under sunshine
laws, all public finance should
be open to scrutiny," said
Richard Gutierrez, UF English
and history senior and organizer
of the protest. "It's our money.
This is a public university."
But no tuition money or reg-
ular state allocation funds could
be invested, Orlando said. Only
state grant money or private do-
nations can be used:
UF leaders are working to
prioritize socially responsible
SEE PROTEST, PAGE 5


David Reznik, a sociology doctoral student, protests for greater transparency of UF's investments by wearing a
blindfold Wednesday afternoon on Turlington Plaza.


GPD ups bar patrols


By PAIGE WILSON
Alligator Contributing Writer

The Gainesville Police
Department has increased pa-
trols around bars on University
Avenue to make sure students get
home safely.
Harry Young, one of the offi-
cers who has patrolled the area,
said they are stopping girls who
are walking alone.
"Earlier this year there has
been a rise in criminal acts,"
Young said. "It's a part of GPD's
movement to promote student
awareness and crime preven-
tion."
While they mostly question
women, officers also talk to male


students, Young said.
"This is a problem for a lot of
students across the board. It's not
necessarily just the females. It's all
students walking by themselves,"
Young said.
GPD spokesman Lt. Keith
Kameg said
Arou nd that while
Gainesville Gainesville is
safe, precautions
are still needed.
"Society is changing. It's not
a Norman Rockwell picture any-
more," Kameg said.
He said even though GPD is
there to help students, the stu-
dents need to help themselves.
"We need people to be more
responsible," Kameg said.


CLAS edges closer to dean


* THE COLLEGE HAS
GRAPPLED WITH DEBT.

By KIM WILMATH
Alligator Writer
kwilmath@alligator.org_

With a search committee
created to find applicants
for the position, there could
be a new dean heading UF's
College of Liberal Arts and
Sciences in about a year.
UF Provost Janie Fouke
'announced the creation of
the 10-person committee in
a memo to UF's deans, direc-
tors and department chairs
Tuesday.
In an interview, she said
it only took about a week to
put the group together.


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College of 100 candidates, Fouke said,
ll chair the but she didn't know for sure.
By November or December,
icludes four the committee should have
prof e s narrowed the list to around a
sors, two dozen people, she said.
associate Committee interviews
professors, with the nominees will prob-
the gradu- ably begin in January, and
ate .school Fouke will probably inter-
dean, an view the four or five finalists
alumnus after that, she said.
and a stu- Joe Glover, CLAS interim
dean, said he thinks it would
Till immedi- have been better to create the
ulating a job committee last spring, but
putting out he's happy it's finally hap-
according to opening ,
Glover said he didn't
months will want to comment on whether


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ations.


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WHAT'S HAPPENING

Registration Deadline
Center for Student Involvement
office in the Reitz Union, Room
300
Today- at noon is the deadline
to register a political party for
the Student Government fall
election.

Gathering of Nations
Reitz Union Meeting Room,
5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., today
There will be an assembly for
students of Native-American
descent and students from
other indigenous cultures.

South Asian American Student.
Assembly
Reitz Union Grand Ballroom, 7
p.m., today
The UF South-Asian student
organizations will meet and
will be displaying South-Asian
culture.

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exhibition on its last day at
the museum.

ON CAMPUS
New students meet, greet
Roughly 200 new interna-
tional students came to the
Reitz Union Grand Ballroom to
meet and greet each other and
faculty scholars.
"In Holland, it's very com-
mon to live in the center of
the city, and here you live only
with students," said Jasmijn
Onderstal, a political science
graduate student from Utrecht
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 3


SG parties register for fall


By DEVIN CULCLASURE
Alligator Writer
dculclasure@alligator.org

Today is the last day to register Student
Government political parties, meaning the
organization's fall election 'vill soon kick
into high gear.
Five parties Gator, Swamp, Greek,
Impact and Progress have registered
so far. This election determines who will
represent on-campus residence areas and
off-campus housing districts in the Student
Senate.
Forty-seven seats, or half the Senate, will
be up for grabs Oct. 2 to Oct. 3.
Yooni Yi, Gator Party president, said her
party hopes to continue its spring success,
when it won 44 of the 47 Student Senate
seats.
Gator is not releasing its specific plat-
form yet, but Yi said the party wants to con-
tinue its past focus on "tangible goals."
Greek Party President William Foster
said his party also plans to run prospective
senators for every seat.
Foster declined to comment on his
party's platform but said, "The Greek Party
looks forward to running a clean and vigor-
ous campaign."
"I expect to have fun because this is my
last semester here," he said.
During the spring election, Foster
spurred a controversy that almost cost the
Pants Party its sole seat by handing out "I
Voted" stickers after appearing in a Pants
video advertisement.
The case went to the SG Supreme Court,
which allowed the sole Pants senator
- Alan Passman to keep his seat.
This summer, the Senate gave SG's su-
pervisor of elections and his designees sole
power to distribute materials indicating a
student has voted. This includes the stick-
ers given to students after they cast their


votes.
It also allowed for the Elections
Commission to determine party affiliations
during election cycles or hearings.
The Swamp Party is the only other party
to confirm its plans to run a campaign.
"The Swamp Party is a serious party,"
said Sam Miorelli, Swamp Party president.
"We're in it to win."
Miorelli said the Swamp platform wasn't
finalized, but the party plans to focus on
"old values from past parties."
Miorelli was a part of the Pants Party.
Pants advocated for issues such as free
condoms, better busing for students and.
restructuring SG's legislative branch. .
"The Swamp Party is a serious
party. We're in it to win."
Sam Miorelli
Swamp Party president

"One of our main goals is to be very
upfront about what we're doing," he said.
"We want the idea of Student Government
as being open, not taking place in some
smoke-filled rooms in phantom, hidden
locations."
He said many people in SG encouraged
him to start up the party again, but he
would not specify whom.
The remaining two parties, Impact and
Progress, didn't confirm whether they
would be active.
Frank Bracco, treasurer of the Impact
Party, said Impact was not offering any
comments at this time. More information
would be available when candidate quali-
fying begins on Friday, Bracco said.
Records from the Center for Student
Involvement listed Joseph Trimboli as the
Progress Party's president with Joshua
Niederriter as treasurer.
Neither could be reached for comment.


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4, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6,2007


Growl nets sponsorship


By DEVIN CULCLASURE
Alligator Writer
dculclasure@alligator.org

UF's Gator Growl, billed as the world's
largest student-run pep rally, will be
backed by "the Network" this fall.
Aron Weingard, Gator Growl 2007's
producer, said a sponsorship deal with
Verizon Wireless was finalized Aug. 30.
Verizon will be the title sponsor for the
2007 and 2008 productions, giving Gator
Growl $112,500 over those two years.
If the contract continues, Verizon will
shell out more than $250,000 over a four-
year period.
Weingard said $50,000 would be used
this year. He said the money would be
used in many ways but didn't offer any


specifics.
Verizon's sponsorship will bring sever-
al changes to Gator Growl, he said. The of-
ficial title of the production, "Gator Growl
2007: Nation of Champions presented by
Verizon Wireless," was changed to reflect
the sponsorship.
On Verizon was also in-
Campus corporate into the Gator
Growl logo and will be
featured on fliers and billboards.
No commercials will be shown during
Gator Growl, Weingard said.
"We wanted to be as tasteful as pos-
sible while giving them an opportunity to
advertise," he said.
Shelley Meyer, wife of Gators football
coach Urban Meyer, will be hosting the
event.


Students may apply for


positions on local boards


* GAINESVILLE SAVES SEATS FOR
UF AND SFCC STUDENTS.

By APRIL DUDASH
Alligator Writer

Since the start of fall semester, the City
of Gainesville has saved seats for SFCC and
UF students on advisory boards and com-
mittees.
The government groups offer possible
solutions to the City Commission.
Robert Agrusa, UF Student Senate presi-
dent, said students have a voice that needs
to be recognized.
"This can give student input and hope-
fully change policy to help benefit stu-
dents," he said.
For example, roam towing and parking
situation policies have a large impact on the


student population, Agrusa said.
Clerk of Commission Kurt Lannon said
students can apply for a maximum of two
boards or committees.
Earlier this year, the UF Senate passed a
bill that required SG sen-
ators living in off-cam-
pus districts to attend
two City Commission
meetings per term,
Agrusa said.
City Commissioner
Jeanna Mastrodicasa
Agrusa said student involve-
ment tends to fluctuate.
The roam-towing issues, for example,
received little student feedback, she said.
Mastrodicasa said she's seen more in-
volvement from SFCC students than UF
students over the past year.
"It just comes in cycles," she said.


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to begin
* THE PROCESS LASTS
THROUGH TUESDAY.

By DEVIN CULCLASURE
Alligator Writer
dculclasure@alligator.org
UF students who want to get in-
volved with Student Government
will have their shot Friday.
The qualifying interview
round for students hoping to
run for a Student Senate seat will
continue on Monday and Tuesday,
said Sarah Krantz, SG's supervisor
of elections.
The qualifying will take place
from 9 amn. to 5 p.m. each day in
Room 284 of the Reitz Union.
Krantz said students could
come within that time period on
any of the three days. They also
must bring their Gator 1 cards
to confirm they are full-time stu-
dents.
The qualifying process itself is
left in the hands of students, she
said.
Students tell election officials
what party they would like to be a
candidate for. Afterward an inter-
view with the party is arranged.
Krantz said she didn't want
parties to be present in the qualify-
ing room.
"My biggest concern is ensur-
ing that nobody harasses the stu-
dents," Krantz said. "The parties
shouldn't be seeking out students.
Students should seek them."


STATE

Moseley, other students meet with Crist


By DEVIN CULCLASURE
Alligator Writer
dculclasure@alligator.org

Student leaders from across
the state, including UP Student
Body President Ryan Moseley,
talked shop on Tuesday with
Florida Gov. Charlie Crist.
Moseley said he and the other
10 student body presidents from


. Florida's public universities met
-with Crist for about an hour as
part of Florida's College Savings
Month in September.
-Moseley described the meet-
ing as a "polite conversation"
at the Governor's Mansion. The
group discussed issues includ-
ing tuition hikes, Florida's bud-
get woes, physical education
and campus safety.


meeting Crist,
adding that
it was a good
first impres-
sion.
Moseley "He was
"He was
a smooth character," Moseley
said. "He definitely seemed to


know his stuff."
Moseley also said he "defi-
nitely knew all about physical
education and stuff."
Crist was also willing to lis-
ten, Moseley said, which was a
"huge positive."
"Crist said, 'I could talk and
tell you what's going on, but
I want to hear more from you
guys,'" Moseley said.


Protesters want proof UF money does not fund Iraq war


PRuIlh I,from Page 1


investments, he said.
Orlando said total openness could be prob-
lematic.
Money is moved to and from stocks every
day, and it would be difficult to constantly up-
date an investment list, Orlando said. Also, if
UF listed its investments, many people might
invest the same way, and UF's profits could
go down.
The issue was discussed at the June meet-
ing of the UF Board of Trustees and is already
on the agenda for September's meeting.
It's not soon enough for the protesters,
who said they'would give Machen and UP
administrators two weeks to respond to their
demands.


"We want to put a fire under them," said
Gutierrez, adding that there's no reason to
believe UF doesn't invest in war-supporting
companies.
Gutierrez, who wore a shirt with "BERNIE,
SHOW US THE LIGHT" stenciled on the
front, said students have a right to see where
their university's money is going.
"Each one of us is blind," he said as pro-
testers tied cloths over their eyes, symbolizing
his point.
Protesters shuffled from Turlington past
smirking spectators on the Plaza of the
Americas, chanting, "Hey, hey, ho, ho, obscu-
rity has got to go."
Many carried cardboard signs with state-
ments such as "SHOW US THE CASH, B!"
or "SHOW US THE NAKED TRUTH!" in
bold letters. Others carried half-eaten Krishna


lunches or flags of red and black the tradi-
tional colors of anarchy, protesters said.
"Where is my money?" screamed one
protester.
They marched up the steps of Tigert Hall,
where Gene Zdziarski, UF's dean of stu-
dents; Brian Beach, Machen's assistant; and
Jane Adams, vice president for UF relations,
waited.
Machen was out for the day, they said.
As the protesters gathered on the steps, one
asked, "How long will we stay here?" A few in
the crowd laughed, answering, "One hour."
Wednesday's protest was a second attempt
at urging Machen not to support the war.
SDS staged an anti-war protest in March, but
Gutierrez said their goals were too ambiguous
then.
"We want something concrete," he said.


Interim dean optimistic about CLAS, unsure of personal plans


DEAN, from Page 1

he would be willing to fill the
position if he's nominated.
He said that he would nom-
inate anyone he thinks would
make a good CLAS dean, but
he didn't have any candidates
in mind yet.


Things have been going
well for CLAS lately, Glover
said, "aside from the .gen-
eral financial problems of the
whole university."
Though UF still struggles
with cutting $30 million to $34
million, Glover said this would
be CLAS' last year in debt.
In summer 2006, a $6 mil-


lion debt was uncovered in the
college.
UF immediately paid it off
with its rainy-
UF day funds.
Academics The college
racked up
another debt of $4 million for
2007's expenses.
CLAS' former dean, Neil


Sullivan, announced his resig-
nation in November 2006.
When Glover replaced him
in January, he agreed to stay
a year.
If the search committee
hasn't found anyone by the
time his term is over, Glover
said he doesn't know what
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Pointless Protest

Demonstration didn't

accomplish much
W e want to start this off by saving we have noth-
ing against protesting. We are firm supporters of
First Amendment rights this newspaper exists
because of them, and we've been independent from UT since
1973. -
That being said, we can't quite figure out why Students
for a Democratic Society protested Wednesday. Members of
-the group said they want to know where tuition money and
donations are going, mainly out of concern that UF is co-
vertly funding the Iraq war. But UF doe's explain quite nicely
how tuition is spent on its Web site. And since donations are
given to the UF Foundation, an organization that exists only
to support the university, its spending records do not have to
be released Florida's open-goverment laws just don't ap-
ply to it. Plus, UF's Board of Trustees is already looking into
the issues SDS brings up.
SDS needs to do its homework next time it wants to have a
protest. We can't help but wonder if its members are protest-
ing just so one day they can tell their grandchildren, "Back in
my day, we protested when we wanted change."
SDS was very influential during the Vietnam War, and it
could have a lot of power when it comes to stopping the Iraq
war. But the group would have more success if it focused on
protesting the actual war, not on UF's possible roundabout
funding of it.
The society plans to hold another protest in October. We
welcome it, but we hope SDS does a little more planning this
time before it decides to convene for an hour or so on the
steps of Tigert Hall after a delicious Krishna Lunch.
But we must say, it was a bad move on UF President
Bernie Machen's part to be out of the office for the day.
Hopefully he'll be back the next time students want to give
him a piece of their minds.


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Tf electrical utility companies lower their costs, by
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students will have a reason to rejoice. Less money
for utilities means more for other things, right? Wrong.
Industry giant Florida Power & Light, also known
as FPL, recently announced a drop in its rates due to
improvements designed to increase efficiency at their
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for every $100 of the average energy bill per month.
You could easily make up that cost by microwaving
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for an extra 30 seconds on the hour hardly inspiring
,for off-campus students living on a tight budget. Even if
your energy use stayed constant from month to month,
it would still take a year to save enough money to buy a
medium pizza from Gainesville's finest.
The- key in this process is understanding how the
company charges you the amount on the bill every
month. Without getting too complicated, the kilowatt-
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"calorie" of sorts for y6ur home.
You are charged for all the calories that you "eat" in a
month, regardless if you use lots of "low-calorie" appli-
ances over a long period of time or a few "high-calorie"
ones in short intervals. If you use less, you save more.
Electric companies have often relied on Big Oil to
supply their plants and will continue to do so in the
near future. We're in the middle of hurricane season,
gas prices are unpredictable ... well, you get my drift.
Even with huge strides in the production of ethanol
and nuclear power, such innovations will not become
mainstream anytime soon.
All of this does not include fluctuations in-other utili-


-ties, insurance and the like. But
that's for another article.
There are other ways to save
money on your bill that do not
require you to become a me-
ter-reader. FPL offers a "Home
Vincent Gagliano Energy Survey" on its Web site
letters@alligator.org that provides personalized tips
to help you save money through
less usage. There is a registration
process, but it is free and confidential.
The increase in savings you get from the process
lasts for as long as you use any electrical devices, much
like diet and exercise help you lose more weight than
merely eating less fast food.
Energy Star appliances are also great for lowering
energy bills. These devices save you money by adher-
ing to a minimum efficiency rating as mandated by the
federal government. They have the same power output
and do the same jobs as traditional appliances, but they
use less power and cost less to operate.
Depending on the cost of the device and the amount
of energy it saves, it might even pay for itself in the cost
of power saved in a matter of months. If you need a new
coffee machine or blender, take heart.
This principle also applies to the water bill and even
the gas bill except consumption is measured by vol-
ume, not energy.
Taking your new savings and compounding them
over several months should fatten your wallet even
more.
Vincent Gagliano is a sophomore majoring in physics.
His column appears on Thursdays.


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With so many Latin restaurants in town, how do you know which ones are the real deal?
Where can you get an authentic media noche? Who makes the best guava puff pastry?
Some of the most popular places are reviewed here to let you know what's fabuloso.
S WONNE AYALA 0 AVENUE CONTRIBUTING WRITER


VIRTUALLY CUBAN
2409 SW 13TH ST.
(352) 336-4125
The only restaurant that de-
serves to be called "virtually"
Cuban brings classic south Florida
Cuban cuisine to Gainesville for
less than $10. They offer several
sandwich and entree combina-
tions that are an 'exquisite blend
of seasonings, featuring a ropa
vieja dish that tastes just like your
grandma's cooking. But while the
fare is flavorful withportions large
enough to feed two, the restaurant
has a bland, tan interior and hours
that are a real drawback they're
only open Monday through
Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.


NA'GUARA LATIN CORNER
5240 NW 34TH ST., SUITE D
(352) 225-3555
This cozy, Venezuelan-Cuban
restaurant quickly whips up a
variety of large and small bites for
breakfast and lunch for less than
$8. The diverse menu has tame
entrees, such as the delectable
coreana arepa with roast pork,
grilled onions and cheese on a
fluffy corn pancake, and also exot-
ic dishes, such as the cazon arepa,
which has shark meat. This snack
spot's staff chatters in Spanish
while VH1 Uno broadcasts on a
flat-screen TV in the background.
But due to its location, Na'Guara
caters more to the SFCC crowd.


EMILIANO'S CAFE
7 SE FIRST AVE.
(352) 375-7381
European street-side caf4
meets American jazz lounge at
Emiliano's. The pan-Latin fare
offers succulent flavors mildly
seasoned in a medley of Spanish,
Caribbean and Latin spices that
will wow any sophisticated
palate. The restaurant is a styl-
ish backdrop for a fancy night
out at medium to high prices.
Wednesday tapas nights show-
case the broad range their dishes
offer, but if you're looking'for
authentically Cuban or Central
American food, this isn't the place
Emiliano's is more Latin fusion
than anything else.

MI APA LATIN CAFE
114 SW 34TH ST.
(352) 376-7020
Mi Apa boasts the largest and
most varied venue in Gainesville,
offering 18 different arepas and
a large assortment of Latin fruit
smoothies. Pictures of their fruit
beverages and food line the walls.
The drive-thru also saves patrons
on a time crunch, and they're even
open until 3 a.m. on Fridays and
.Saturdays. The catch? This res-
taurant seems preoccupied with
quantity and variety rather than
quality. Some of the dishes were
bland, and the attendants seemed
aloof.


FLACO'S CUBAN BAKERY
200 W UNIVERSITY AVE.
(352) 371-2000
With its scenester atmosphere,
yummy sandwiches and fairly
authentic pastries, Flaco's embod-
ies the ideal college hang-out spot.
You can eat inside or order at its
takeout window. It's a bit pricey
for sandwiches (a media "noche,
pastry and bottled water costs
just less than $10), but their hot
and appetizing food tastes even
more amazing after a night of bar
hopping. Be wary of their hours of
operation: Early in the week they
dose in the afternoon, but later
in the week they stay open until
early morning.

FRITANGA LATIN GRILL
1702 W-UNIVERSITY AVE.
(352) 371-4454
Wooden plaque sculptures
from Honduras and bas-relief
miniature houses line the brightly
colored walls of Fritanga Latin
Grill. About $6 to $9 will get you
a meal at the only Latin restaurant
walking distance from campus.
It's well worth the price, offering
the closest thing to Central and
South American cuisine. They
even have hard-to-find items such
as Salvadoran pupusas, a corn-
flour tortilla stuffed with cheese,
or gallo pinto, a unique blend
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Over the last few weeks, I have been casu- up my thrill-seeking,
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an overstatement. When he texts, I roll my eyes. is still petrifying to me. But perhaps growing up
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I've said it before, but I'll say it again: I am when I wrote about trusting your instincts, I
* terrified of letting go of my "single" status. failed to realize that I was being hypocritical.
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attention, I call him. When I need a large object concerned about what their peers think.
in my house moved, he's the one to do it. When My initial column was correct in many re-
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tale about a silly sport. This movie
kept the audience in sbtches the
whole time. This movie had cameos-
to die for and endearing character-
spouting quotable lines.
This movie was "Dodgeball."
"Balls of Fury," however, has none
of those traits.
"Balls of Fury" falls short of a
decent comedy on so many levels it's
hard to keep track of them all. I guess
the best place to start is the plot.
The film follows Randy, a former
ping-pong child prodigy who tries to
bring down a crime kingpin through
a ping-pong tournament.
The overall sweep of the movie
is an attempt to be ridiculous, but
"Balls of Fury" is not nearly ridicu-
lous enough. In order to pull off the
absurd premise, the movie would
need to have mile-a-minute gags,
like "Kung Fu Hustle." The viewer
can't have a chance to analyze the
scene because that would detract


from the ab-
surdity of the
film.
Instead,
director
Ben Garant,
whose gems ,
as a writer in-
dude "Taxi"
and "Herbie
Fully Loaded," chose to try to inject
actual story and emotion into the
plot. This would work if there were
any stakes to the movie, but the
viewer is so unconcerned about any
of the main characters that any back-
stories are a waste of film.
The one satisfying part of the
movie is the wardrobe selection for
Christopher Walken, who is enter-
taining and does what he can with
an underdeveloped mess.
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of Fury" is still not worth your time.
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No 'Doubt' about Hipp's new play

VANESSA DIMAGGIO I AVENUE WRITER
In the post-Sept. 11 society we live in,there is one un-
derlying emotion that connects all Americans: doubt.
That idea is what inspired playwright John Patrick
Shanley to write "Doubt," a play set in a Bronx Catholic
school in 1964.
"Doubt," a Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-win-
ning play, is opening at the Hippodrome State Theatre
on Friday. The play addresses the gray area between
certainty and uncertainty as a strong-minded woman
struggles with her conscience when she is faced with
concerns about one of her male colleagues.
While the play is set in the '60s, the issues it raises are
entirely relevant to today's society.
The play is directed by Mary Hausch, a UF alumna
who has directed more than 100 productions at the
Hippodrome.
"This play has some of the best writing I've ever di-
rected," Hausch said. "We've been waiting on the edge
of our seats to do this piece."
"Doubt" opened on Broadway in 2005 and has since
gone on to win numerous awards and become the fifth-
longest running Broadway play in the past 10 years. Its
high acclaim suggests that something very special has
come to Gainesville. Students and locals alike now have
the chance to see a drama straight from the Broadway
stage in the intimate setting of the Hippodrome
Theatre.
Alecia Robinson, who plays Mrs. Muller, encourages
students to take advantage of the opportunity.
"You get to see an incredibly well-written play for
only $10," Robinson said.
The play is left open-ended, without a certainty or
conclusion, leaving you with many questions and a lot
to talk about.
"There is no last word," Shanley wrote in the play's
preface. "That's the silence under the chatter of our
time."
Photo Credit: Michael A. Eaddy "Doubt" runs at the Hippodrome State Theatre from
The cast of "Doubt, clockwise from back: Kate Kertez, Michael Sept. 7 to Sept. 30. Tickets are $10 for students, $20 for
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leasqj465/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.
352-376-6223 www.LiveNEarCampus.com
12-5-70-1

For Rent, 1BR in 2BR townhouse. (Free
Leaf). All amenities. Fully furnished. $400/
mo p' 1/2 utils; Call for more info. 352-284-
3000 9-7-10-1


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Female roommmates wanted Great 4BR
house near NW 7th & 22nd. Excellent park-
ing, inside laundry, hi spd wireless. Screened
porch, non-smoker. $395/mo + utils. Call
813-295-3015 9-11-07-10-1

1/1 Apt available or room in shared 3/3
condo. Wndsor Park, util included, internet,
cable, fitness ctr, pool, sports court, $475.
Call 305-962-4416 or 305-408-4330 or email
dorseal@hotmail.com 9-13-07-10-1

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

CABANA BEACH
Newest/hottest place in Gainesville. Biggest
apt of 2BR. Not used this fall. Info: 941-518-
3710 kevinvillarreal@hotmail.com 9-13-
07-10-1

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
9-7-07-5-1

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*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1 BR apt. $345/mo.
*1BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901. 12-5-71-2

3/3 HOUSE COMPLETELY REMODELED!
Free UF parking! HUGE fenced yard!
W/D! Perfect for pets! Wood floors
Fireplace ONLY $415 per person
371-7777 Collegeparkuf.com
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LYONS SPECIAL
$199 1st month's rent
377-8797
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I HUGE & AFFORDABLE I
1 BR from $629 2 BR from $695
Great Ratesi Water/Sewer incl
Pets Ok! Pools! Bike to UF!
24 Hour Emergency Maintenance
Open Wkends 335-7275
12-5-71-2

BE THE FIRST-IN THE LAST
BRAND NEW IN 2007 313TH
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 I LEFTII 338-0002
12-5-71-2

Apartments off SW 20th Ave. Close to shop-
ping, bus line and a few miles from UF. Price
range $425 to $525. Includes water, sewer,
garbage and pest control. Sorry no pets
allowed. Call 335-7066 Mon-Fri. 12-5-71-2

WELCOME HOME
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

Don't Sacrifice Quality or Spacel
Live large in our huge 3BR's
Pool Free UF Parking, Alarm
Running Specials for Faill
352-376-4002 pinetreegardens.com
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For Rent
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Deluxe, large one ortwo bedroom, 60 second
walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer included,
fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Shortterm
available. Private Owner. $595-up. 352-538-
2181. Lv msg 12-5-71-2

*SLEEP IN*
*GET TO CLASS ON TIME*
Close to UF!!!
Luxury 1/1, 2/2 flats & 3/3 TH
FREE cable HBO/Show & Tanning
Gated *Alarms Pet Friendly
Oxford Manor, 377-2777
12-5-71-2

-k ELLIE'S HOUSES **
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
352-215-4990 12-5-71-2

2 bedroom Town house! WALK TO UF!!!
W/D, Wood floors, Pets ok, alarm
UNDER $510/person!
Open late and weekends!
371-7777 collegeparkuf.com
12-5-71-2f

*NO MOVE IN FEES*
Luxury 21/2 & 3/3 TH
1 Month Free Rent
Free cable w/HBO & Show & Tanning
Gated*Game Rm*Pet Friendly
www.TheLaurelsUF.Com
Move in today! 367-9910
12-5-07-71-2

HUGE 1BR'S from $639
Located in Butler Plaza.
Park @ UF, Pool, Gym.
Laundry, Pets ok.
Call Now 373-1111
12-5-71-2

**3BRS & Roommate Match**
0 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
12-5-71-2

Get yours before it's gone!
Spacious 1, 2, 3, or 4BR close to UF.
Includes water, sewer, 2 pools,
On-site laundry, gym, & we love pets!
Call 376-2507 or www.BivensCove.com
12-5-71-2

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
12-5-71-2

CHOMP! CHOMP!
Gator Football is Back!
Want to be CLOSE to the action?
2 & 3 bedrooms. FREE Tanning
Pool w/BBQ, Awesome Bus Route
Just 1.3 mi from UF 377-7401
12-5-71-2

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
12-5-71-2

STUDIO APT
60 sec walk to UF. Short term avail. 1 or 2
rooms $425 & up. Call 352-538-2181 12-
5-71-2

NEED MORE SPACE?
HUGE 1 bed w/screened patio
*Walk-in closet*W/D*
FREE Alarm*FREE Tanning
Gated Entry*24hr Gym
Only 1.5mi to UFI 372-0400 12-5-71-2


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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-
5-71-2

MOVE IN TODAY!
Charming 1/1 and 2/1 apartment homes!
Next to UF, Shands, and Butler Plaza!
Water included! Petswelcome!
SPECIAL LOW RATES starting at $6491
Call now! 352-376-1248
12-5-71-2

MINUTES FROM UFIII
313's from only $486 per Bdrm
4/4's from only $452 per Bdrm
FREE Cable w/ HBO/ SHOWTIME
FREE Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center-
Ask About our Huge 212.5 Townhouses
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com .
Convenient Bus Route!
12-5-71-2

FORGET YOU HAVE ROOMMATES!-
Huge 4BR townhomes w/W/D. 1662 sq.ft.
FREE gym membership and FREE cable!
352-332-7401 12-5-71-2

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
12-5-71-2

LIVE THE LIFE!
All Inclusive Ind. leases
Big 2/2s 3/3s & 4/4s -
Filling fast Lease now
373-9009 12-5-71-2

MOVE IN TODAY!
1/1 & 3/2 starts @ $739
FREE RENT & NO M/l FEES
www.AspenRidge.Com
Pet Friendly*335-4455
12-5-07-71-2

BIG AND CHEAP
2/1.5 apt 1100 sq ft $650
3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $725
1800 NW 4th St. Over 20 houses also
available 373-4423 www.maximumre.com
11-13-38-2

Rooms and studios
ACROSS FROM UF!
Starting at ONLY $465
Open late and weekends
371-7777 Collegeparkuf.com
12-5-71-2

THINK AHEAD!
Reserve Now For January 2007!
Downtown-Studios, 1, 2, & 3's
It is never too early to sign! 336-0002
12-5-71-2

FREE RENT!
2br, 3br or 4br Move-in Sept
and pay no rent in Oct! Close to UF,
pets adored, tennis, bball, 2 pools
376-2507 or www.bivenscove.com
12-5-71-2

Free Rent Promo for Freshmen!

**LUXURYAPTS**

CLOSEST TO CLASS*
2BR/2BA available for Fall
www.LookingGlassApartments.com
111 NW 16th St. #1. Call 376-1111
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*NO MOVE IN COSTS*
Starting at $499bdr
2BR TH & 3BR Flats
Walk to UF/Pet friendly
Cable*Water*Tanning*Pool*Alarm
Museum Walk *379-WALK
12-5-71-2






Brand new 2BR/2BA condos for rent 3 blocks
from UF. Be the first to live in these luxurious
and beautiful condos. $1600 per month. Call
352-375-8256 12-5-71-2

AVOID THE TRAFFIC &
WALK TO CLASS
2, Bedrooms from $729/mo
1/1 w/den from $669/mo.
Water Included
Pet Friendly
College View
352-378-2221 12-5-71-2

HUGE 2 and 3BR's from $739!
Pool, gym, clubhouse.
Park Free @ UF. Pets ok.
Located in Butler Plaza
Call Now 373-1111
12-5-71-2

Whales, Elephants, & Dinosaurs
OK, now that we have you thinking BIG, think
BIG rooms, BIG amenities, and BIG Savings
(until April 30th, 2007). 5 minutes from UF
and Shands.Open Weekends
Windmeadows Apartments
352-373-3558
12-5-71-2

LAKEWOOD VILLAS
Ask About Our Move In Specials
Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans;
Furniture Packages Inc. Washer/Dryer;
Workout Rm, Tennis Court; Swimming Pool;
Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
700 SW 62nd Blvd 371-8009
www.lakewoodvilllas.com
12-5-71-2

SPYGLASS *
Ask About Our Move-In Specials
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages,
Incl Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet;
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
701 SW 62nd Blvd 373-6330
www.spyglassapts.com
12-5-71-2

Gainesville's Best Kept Secret!
Unforgettable 1/1 and 2/1 apartments!
LIMITED TIME ONLY SPECIAL!
2/1's for only $749/monthl
Next to UF, Shands, Butler Plaza!
Water included! Pets welcome!
Call today! 352-376-1248
12-5-71-2

1,.2, & 3BRs starting @ $495, $595, & $795.
Spacious, separate dining rom, patios, Ilg
laundry rms, cent H/AC. Italian file, verticles,
DW, W/D hk-up. Must see. Call 332-7700
9-20-35-2

HISTORIC APARTMENTS
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 & intemet-ready. $80
util allow. W/D, CH/AC, equipped kitchen.
Owner/mgr. 352-472-9778 or 305-299-3485
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BRIDGELIGHT
1 BR Loft Style
Starting at $650 mo
M-F 11-6 Sat 10-2
3006 SW 23rd St 377-5221
www.cmcapt.com/bridgelight
12-5-71-2

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.
12-5-71-2

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
haile.checkoutmypage.com 9-6-07-16-2

ROCKY POINT MOVE RIGHT IN!
140 Luxury 1,2 & 3BR Apts. 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
12-5-71-2

REGENCY OAKS MOVE RIGHT IN!
148 Luxury 1, 2 & 3BR Apts. Feature pool,
clubhouse gym, media center & much more!
Located at the comer of SW 34th St & Archer
Rd. $605/mo & up 378-5766 12-5-71-2


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ARCHER WOODS MOVE RIGHT IN!
74 1 & 2BR Apts.Exc. Location! Newly reno-
vated & pool. 3020 SW Archer 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-
71-2

1BR/1BA overlooking creek, fireplace,
washer/dryer, new stainless appliances.
Quiet, 3 miles to Shands on bus route. $650
1st/last and sec dep. 352-505-4086. 9-14-
20-2

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
9-12-15-2

Archer Woods
74- 1 & 2 BR Apts
Exc. Location! Newly renovated& pool.
3020 SW Archer Rd
$599/mo & up 373-8727 12-5-71-2

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.
9-17-18-2


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CRICKET CLUB II
NOW LEASING
Brand new 1, 2, & 3 bdrm
Luxury apartments
Conveniently located near
shopping, restaurants
and SFCC. For more info. Call:
352-331-4546
M-F 9-6, Sat10-5, Sun1-5 1
12-5-71-2

NANTUCKET WALK
Walk to UF
Luxury 2/2 co.dos.
MODEL NOW OPEN
For Sale or Lease
Comer of NW 3rd Place & 14th Street
www.nantucketwalk.com
386-462-7179
12-5-71-2

Available Now walk to UF
1 Br pets allowed $375
1 Br washer/Dryer free
cox cable internet $775
Gore-Rabell Realty 378-1387
www.gore-rabell.com 12-5-71-2

The Oaks
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-
6-10-2 "

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
379-4952 9-6-10-2 .

House for rent 3BR/2BA, $1385/mo.
5620 NW 22nd Place, convenient to UF.
Daytime Phone 352-317-0768
Evenings 386-496-2889 9-6-10-2

2 2/BR/1BA apts for rent, Duck Pond Area.
Comer of University and NE 9th Ave. Inside
renovated. Outside to be painted. First, Last
Security. No pets. $650/mo + until. 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
10-18-40-2


AMAZING DEAL!!!
Nice 2BR with BONUS room!
ONLY $529 first 6 months!
Gym*Pool*Alarm*Dishwasher
Great location on SW 34th St.
Special ends soon! 376-0828
12-5-07-71-2

* INCREDIBLE ** *
2BR private Villa
ONLY $549 first 6 months!
Central AC and FREE water!

1BR Villa Only $529
Plus September FREE!!

2 Pools*Laundry*Alarm
4117 SW 20th Ave
HURRY!!! 375-1519
12-5-07-71-2


** LIVE ALONE **
1BR VILLA ONLY $539, Sept FREE
1/2 mile to UF & Butler Plaza
Walk-In closet!VAlarms avail
375-3077 Avail NOW & FALL. Open Sat.
12-5-71-2

***ARCHER ROAD***
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
9-10-10-2


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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-
a ranged. 352 377-2150 Please leave a msg.
9-14-07-15-2


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PETS PARADISE
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.
9-7-07-10-2

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
Duckpond*POOL*Alarm avail
Leasing FALL Fast! 372-4835
12-5-70-2

ONLY I MILE to UFI
Across from NEW Starbucks!
HUGE apts*Pool*Laundry
2br $699 $869
Open Aftemoons*378-1755
12-5-70-2

HUGE 1BR ONLY $499
Single-story Villa in NW
Private patio*Full kitchen
Alarm avail*Pool*Laundry
Lease Now/Aug 372-3826
12-5-70-2

1/1 available in 3/3 on Tower
Rd. All inclusive $475.
352-246-3975 9-11-07-10-2

Female roommates wanted. Great 4BR
house near NW 7th & 22nd. Excellent park-
ing, inside laundry, hi spd wireless, screened
porch, non-smoker. $395/mo + utils. Call
813-295-3015 9-25-07-20-2







5BR/2BA Near UF $1295/mo
4BR/4BA Univ. Terr. $1525/mo
2BR/2BA Townhouse $850/mo

30 + Properties Available!
www.Bosshardtpm.com
352-371-2118 12-5-68-2

"Spacious Studios**
Full-sized kitchen*ONLY $489
Great location by Butler Plaza!
Alarm*Pool*Laundry
GREAT SPECIALS 377-2596 9-26-20-2

NO ROOMMATE HASSLES!
1BR private villas, @ $529
Lease TODAY*September FREE
Pool*Alarm*Pets welcome
1/2 mile to UF*375-3077 9-26-20-2

ONE MONTH FREE.
HUGE 2BR & 3BR Villas!
Newly renovated!
Fully-equipped kitchen
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.
813-625-2843 9-7-07-5-2
2/1 house 2506 NE 70 St $550
2/1 lakeview Hawthorne $720
3/1 house 507 NE 18 St $775
5/1 house 2414 E Univ Ave $950
Call Maria, 378-1387, 682-1329 9-14-07-
10-2

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
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 9-7-07-
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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
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 9-7-07-
4-2

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
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 9-7-07-
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BIKE TO CAMPUS! Private 2BR duplex,
Ceramic tile, large fenced yard, $625/rent
-3801 SW 17th Place
Carl Turlington Real Estate, inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 9-7-
07-4-2

DOWNTOWN
URBAN CRACKER LOFT HOUSE.
1 BR/1 BA, laundry inc. Dogs okay.. Open floor
plan. For orie person or couple. $670/mno.
316-6667 9-10-07-5-2

3, 3-room, suites in big 3200 sq ft house in
Melrose, FL 20 min east of GVL..Pvyt 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-
17-10-2

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
9-18-07-10-2

HUGE SUITE FOR RENT $550/mo
IN LARGE NEW HOME, UTILITIES
INCLUDED, CABLE, WIRELESS, NEAR
UF & SANTA FE. CALL 720-226-5501 9-
25-07-15-2
QUAINT HAlLEY 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
9-18-07-10-2

REMODELED 2/1
$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-
07-2-2

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 PI. Avail now. 352-538-9829 9-
11-07-5-2

HISTORIC DUCKPOND
1 BR/1 BA in vintage house, hardwoogLfloors,
new kitchen, large yard, cute as heck. $500/
mo, avail now. 115 NE 9th St. 317-1458 9-
19-07-10-2

3BR1BA HOUSE
Fenced in yard, W/D hook-up, on bus rte.
No pets. Sec 8 avail. $900/mo. 1st mo rent
+ dep. Avail now. Call 371-7815 or 281-7470
9-12-5-2

1st MONTH FREE
2/2 in 4/4 University Terrace West. $425/mo
+ 1/4 utils. Pool, W/D, wireless internet. Call
352-262-1802 9-11-07-10-2

NEW! on rental market. Ready 9/9. Efficiency
garden apt with kitchen, large screened
porch, deck over-looking creek. $395/mo +
1/3 utils. 1 year lease. 1st, last.$300 sec.
References required. 384-0111 9-14-07-7-2

**8 BLOCKS TO UF**
Big 2BR apt. New carpet. AC.
$600/mo 375-8256
12-5-07-62-2


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ONLY $300.00 month!
Sub-lease Roommate wanted to fill
3rd bedroom. Sec & 1st mo rent paid.
Casablanca West Apts. Close to UF/3 bus
lines. Call Lucy @(813) 949-2440
9-6-10-3

The Laurels Avail now! 1st mo's reItk 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 mariannecri@yahoo.com
9-7-07-10-3

SUBLEASE ASAP UNTIL AUG 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 jbaby@jufl.edu
9-6-5-3


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1BR/1BA take 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


a Roommates

Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hiddetiake 374-3866
12-5-72-4

Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm with all ameni-
ties. Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 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, W/D, dishwasher, all amenities incl.
10 min from campus. Please call Kelli @ 386-
965-5752 or email kja200018@yahoo.ocm
9-6-07-19-4

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 story, 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-
07-5-4

NEW HOUSE 4BR/2BA
Hottub, 1 mi to UF. $425/mo. No pets. Call for
details. 954-650-0237 9-18-07-15-4

AVAILABLE 10/1/07 Quiet Student or
Professional wanted to share condo. Own
BR w/pvt BA near UF on bus rt. $300 dep.
$450/mo + 1/3 utils. Short lease avail if
need,,1. Cell 352-284-3961 or 352-870-4439
9-14-13-4

Female roommmates wanted Great 4BR
house near NW 7th & 22nd. Excellent park-
ing, inside laundry, hi spd wireless. Screened
porch, non-smoker. $395/mo + utils. Call
813-295-3015 9-25-07-20-4

Responsible roommates needed for 4BR
house. Pool, pool table, digital cable TV,
wireless internet, W/D. $500/mo. Located in
Forest Ridge 1mi from campus. Contact Cole
352-339-5245 9-10-07-8-4


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LARGE ROOM, PRIVATE BATH
NW G'ville house. Includes all utils & hi
spd. $475/mo. Call Mike 352-372-7387 9-
12-10-4

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 intemet. No pets, non-smoker, 20 or
older. $380/mo all utils incl. Call 352-328-
4995 9-6-5-4

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 kewizane@ufl.edu
9-28-20-4

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
cablefintemet. 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-
2440 9-18-07-10-4

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
9-28-18-4

Someone to Keep You Entertained
If you hate boring roommates, let me move
in. I love pay-per-view movies, sports pack-
ages and hot entertainment and I'm always
ready On Demand. I also like to play online.
Sure I'm fast, but you can handle me. Sign up
for Cox Digital Cable, High Speed Ineternet
and Digital Telephone. 1-888-269-9693. 9-
7-3-4


Real Estate

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

PRE-CONSTRUCTION, NEW, & EXISTING
CONDOS, TOWNHOMES, & HOUSES
FOR SALE NEAR UF AT AFFORDABLE
PRICES. SEARCH HERE OR RECEIVE A
FREE COMPLETE LIST VIA E-MAIL. Visit
www.mattpricerealtor.com or Call Today,
352-281-3551, Matt Price, Campus Realty.
9-28-53-5


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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Beautiful 1/1, 2/2, & 3/3 condos just 1.5
miles from UF & on the busline! Plenty
of parking & fabulous amenities includ-
ing resort-style pool & spa, fitness room,
basketball & tennis courts. Prices start
at $119,900 with great buyer incentives.
www.WindsorParkatUF.com.
Amy Buese, Realtor, 352-222-7890
Anita Smith, Realtor, 352-514-7789
Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc.
9-21-17-5


1 BUY PROPERTY
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure
Anytime, anywhere. Quick closing.
Let me buy your problem. 352-278-9347
www.bogartproperties.com/referals 9-13-
10-5

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.
9-25-25-5


BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION
CLOSE TO UF AND SHANDS
Starting in the mid $170's
2BR/2.5BA Townhomes -
Gated Community on Bus Route
2508 SW 35th Place
OPEN HOUSE Th & F 2-5, Sat 12-5
Contact Birdie Murnane, Venture Realty
of North Florida at 352-222-8888 or visit
WWW.ALEXANDRACONDOS.COM
9-6-10-5

Vision South Condo's
1016 SW 8th Ave.
1BR & 2BR 2.5 BA Townhouses
Walk to UF
New, ready by September!
Price $174,000 & $287,000
Gore Rabell Realty 378-1387
www.gore-rabell.com 12-5-71-5




M.% 4M. PAR.RISH
REALTORS*
mmparrish.com.
Contact Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish
Realtors at 1.800.755.0086 or visit the all
new mmpardsh.com for more information
on our many condominium communities.
There's something for every lifestyle!. 12-
5-71-5

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
9-25-23-5

KENSINGTON NORTH TOWNHOME FOR
SALE. IMMACULATE CONDITION WITH A
PEACEFUL SETTING, 2 BEDROOMS, 2 1/2
BATHS, 5 MINUTES FROM UF, $151,900
GILCHRISTFORSALE.COM 352-317-5559
9-12-15-5

$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.
9-14-16-5

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
9-6-10-5


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-
377-9846 12-5-71-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $325
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. 352-372-7490
12-5-71-6

BED KING $170 PILLOWTOP
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in
plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588 Can
deliver. 12-5-71-6

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
12-5-71-6

BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $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
12-5-71-6

DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 12-
5-71-6

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

DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 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.
12-5-71-6

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.
12-5-71-6

BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 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
12-5-71-6

Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 12-5-71-6


Gorgeous lakefront townhome on Lake Santa
Fe (5300 acres) perfect for nature lovers,
boating, fishing, Gator fans'wkend retreat. 20
min to Gville. 2BR/2.5BA jacuzzi tub, screen
porch, deck, private boat dock, ramp & stor-
* age avail. $269K. See ForSaleByOwner.com
listing #2085525 or call Sean 352-494-1732
9-7-07-10-5


Walk to UF and stadium from luxurious LJ' N IAI
Jackson Square Condominiums.
Built to last a lifetime Priced from mid-$250s T ,S
Call 352-870-9453 I
12-5-71-5 NEW 1,2&3BR Condos Starting at $159K
By UF. Gated. Covered, assigned parking
2/2 off Archer between campus & 34th St. Matt & Tiffany Thomas Realtors
Just $126,900! Fully furnished with washer/ Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc.
dryer & all appliances. Eric Leightman Action 352-494-0194 & 352-316-5556
Realty 352-219-287.9 9-28-51-5. 1-14-73-5,


SLEANDRA Furnishings

C ,T. I ,?OL C, i U-,.-".1 i BED-QUEEN -$110 ORTHOPEDIC


0 1 Furnishings

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, s
140 NW 6th St. 352-378-3400
Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfumiture.com
8-15-25-6

****QUALITY USED FURNITUREWOOO
Couches, Chairs, Bedroom, Dining, Lamps,
Misc. GREAT PRICES & SELECTION.
One-More-Time 14029 W. Newberry Rd in
Jonesville, FL 352-332-8868 9-6-15-6

*Nice Sofa $75 *Queen size bed $60
*Dorm fridge $40 ODresser w/mirror $60
*Maytag washer $70 ODining room table
w/4 chairs $75 OLawnmower $50. Call 335-
5326 9-7-19-6

RENT A WASHER & DRYER SET
Just $29.95/mo. Free Delivery! Go online to
www.azuma.com or call Azuma Leasing at
1-800-707-1188 9L7-4-6


Computers


CASH PAID For Laptops
Sales/Service 336-0075.
Power Supplies & Drives.
Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 12-5-71-7


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cOmPUTERS
12-5-71-7

Computer Help Fast Gatorland Computers
House/Dorm Fast response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount
w/lD. Certified MCSE Technicians. 338-8041.
www.GatorlandComputers.com 12-5-71-7

COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
12-5-71-7

UNLIMITED DIAL-UP INTERNET SERVICE
only $9.95/month! 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??
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-
pointment to see. 9-7-7-7

The Ultimate Upgrade's a Call Away
Turn your computer into the ultimate
online machine with one call to Cox
Communications. Sign up for Cox High
Speed Internet for the area's fastest online
connection up to 12 megs a second. Email,
Web space, spam blockers, anti-virus, the
works. 1-888-269-9693. 9-6-6-7


a Electronics

***00 GATORS CAR ALARMS $99.95000
0000****** INSTALLED FREE! ******0000
Gainesville's Oldest Car Stereo Store.
WAREHOUSE PRICES AUDIO OUTLET
373-3754 www.audiooutletgainesville.com
12-5-66-8


l oBicycles

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






THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 15


a Bicycles 3

NEW& USED BIKES FOR SALE
WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
Best Prices in Town*
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
9-11-15-9


*I For Sale

PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve nowl Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 12-5-71-10
UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS
are underway...
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and
more. All individuals interested in bidding go
to: http://www.surplus.ufl.edu/online/
12-5-71-10

PARKING SPACE FOR RENT
Behind Norman Hall. $60/mo. 372-4903.
9-6-22-10
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

GET CHEAP TEXTBOOKS!
Compare 24 bookstores instantly! S&H and
taxes automatically calculated. Try it today!
http:l//www.bookhq.com 9-20-25-10

PIANO Excellent cond. Baldwin
Acrosonic console. Mahogany.
$1100 OBO Call 352-359-6305 9-6-13-10

PARKING
24/7. 60 sec to UF. Sold by semester. Lowest
rate in area. Close to Business College &
General Classrooms Call 352-538-2454 9-
7-07-12-10

FOR SALE
BOOKS BY BOB BRACKIN
visit my website www.bobbrackin.com'
12-5-71-10
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

SELF-DEFENSE PRODUCTS
Pepper sprays, stun-guns, personal alarms,
much more. Free 24 pg. catalog. 407-977-
8053 9-11-5-10


TENNIS RACKETS
Head intelligence, I point s12. $100 each with
case. 352-495-1815 9-11-07-5-10

WORK YOUR OWN HOURS,
BE YOUR OWN BOSS. Earn residual in- *FAST C,
come month after month on your money. Visit *Running
our website. www.ipodiums.com/elunion. *NEED H
www.myberrytree.com/bt9176 9-7-3-10 *Over 10


W 1 Motorcycles, Mopeds)

** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
12-5-71-11

***SOLANO CYCLE***
Scooters from $899. Largest selection from
KYMCO, Daelim, Hyosung, Adly, Go-Ped,
Schwinn, others. 2 yr warrantees.
3550 SW 34th St 338-8450 solanocycle.com
12-5-71-11

*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Motor Scooter Sales and Service!
New convenient location now open!
118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271
www.NS4L.com
12-5-71-11

***GatorMoto***
We have moved to a temp. location as
we await the completion of our new state
of the art facility. New scooters starting at
$999. lyr Warranties. We also service ALL
brands of scooters. Pickup-Available. Low
Labor Rates. Free estimates. 376-6275
GatorMoto.com 12-5-71-11


*Call Don


U Motorcycles, Mopeds) WI


SCOOTER SERVICE
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service
rates! Will service any make/model. Close
to campus! $19.99 oil changes! 336-1271
12-5-71-11

SWAMP CYCLES
CLOSE TO CAMPUS
534 SW 4th Ave.
Scooters, E-bikes, Offroad, & Accessories!!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
www.swampcycles.com
12-5-71-11

***ww. BuyMyScooter.com***
Buy A New Scooter, Buy A Used Scooter
All on one site Check the website or call
336-1271 for more info! 12-5-71-11

**SHINKO SPORT BIKE TIRES**
190/50/ZR17 $115.95-180/55/ZR17 $112.95
120/70/ZR17 now $82.95 (in stock + more)
Michelin/Dunlop/Bridgestone/Metzeler/Pirelli
www.rpmmotorcycles.com/tires 377-6974
12-5-71-11

GATORMOTO is Gainesville's #1 service
facility. We repair ALL brands of scooters.
Pickups available. Lowest labor rates around.
Quickest turnaround time. Run by Gator
Grads so we know how to treat our custom-
ers! 376-6275 12-5-71-11

2004 SUZUKI KATANA600cc
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-
07-5-11


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
9-10-07-5-11

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

****CASH PAID****
For MOTORCYCLES Fast and convenient
Running or not. Any bike 1970 to 2007
I will pick up. Call TODAY 352-441-0442
10-1-20-11

03 HONDA CBR, 600RR
2 Brothers Exhaust, power comd 3, 2 hel-
mets, bike ramp $4800 OBO. 376-8128
1 15-21-911


Autos 3

ASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
or not!*
ONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
yr svc to UF students
.@ 215-7987 12-5-71-12


CARS -CARS Buy*SelleTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
12-5-71-12

OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us
12-5-71-12

$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
12-5-71-12

JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY!
*** FREE FREE FREE* FREE***
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
CALL DON 215-7987 12-5-71-12

CARS FROM $29/MO!
Hondas Chevys S Jeeps and more!
$0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr.
For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
12-5-71-12


Autos


**HEADLINERS SAGGING?**
POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK?
On site available. Call Steve 352-226-1973
12-5-71-12


*FAST CASH PAID*
For any car, truck, or SUV Running or not.
'94 and up. Call Segovia 352-284-8619 12-
5-71-12

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
12-5-71-12

Sunrise Auto Sales
3630 N. Main St. 375-9090
$2000 discount off any financed vehicle.
No credit check we finance anyone
Buy here Pay here warranty available
12-5-71-12

1996 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
100,000 miles- $2500 black color, new tires
(CD & mp3) Call Yongmi 813-787-9486.
Email myoungyo@hanmail.net 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
lunadog@cox.net 9-12-9-12

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


BUICK PARK AVENUE 1993
Extra clean. Garage kept. One owner. 3800
Engine, V6. Must sell..$2195/OBO. 352-372-
2815 9-7-07-5-12


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, greatA/C, well taken
care of. 180k miles. Partial new engine 2
years old. $3200. Gets 35 mpg. Call Jackie
466-9247 or cell 339-6494 9-7-07-3-10


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

LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
* Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
* ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 12-
71-48-13

UF GRAD PAYS MORE
for gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds,
guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you
sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 12-5-
71-13

On going volunteer needed: Blind lady needs
trans Sundays only to Mass @ Queen of
Peace Catholic Church or St. Augustine
Catholic Church. For more info. call 219-6948
I live in the Tower Rd. area 9-17-07-71-13


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


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LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving
record, drug-free, personal references.
www.carrsmith.com for details. 12-5-71-14

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Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
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Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
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employment 12-5-71-14

$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 12-
5-71-14

BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 12-5-71-14

SECRET SHOPPERS
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, Training Provided
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
12-5-71-14

GATOR DOMINOS
$12 15/Hour DRIVERS'
$6.67 $7.40/Hour INSIDERS
$8.35-$9.40/hr MANAGERS in training
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com/jobs
Or at any of the 6 locations. 12-5-71-14

Gator Domino's is growing again. We are
looking for career oriented team mem-
bers. Now hiring Assistant Managers and
future GMs. $8.35-$9.40/hr for Managers
in training. GMs $40k+. Send resumes to
Freddie@gatordominos.com. Learn more at
www.gatordominos.com 12-5-71-14

POLITICAL CALL CENTER
Phone- reps needed ASAP for Political &
Corporate Campaigns. Up to $9/hr + bonus
potential. 371-5888 ext.111, 4112 NW22 Dr.
12-5-71-14

www.gatorsneedjobs.com
Paid survey takers needed in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on surveys.
2-11-71-14

PARADIGM PROPERTIES
Leasing Consultant, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
EOE, DFWP
220 N. Main; 352-375-2152 X301 x301
www.teamparadigm.com
12-5-71-14

PIZZA HUT
Now hiring. Drivers. Part time & full time.
5004 NW 34th St. 373-7733. Apply in per-
son. 12-5-71-14


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SHIFT MGMT
$7.25 $9.25. You are in charge. You make
the call. Food service or retail exp a must.
Fax resume 384-9911 or apply in person @
any Pizza Hut 12-5-71-14

DELIVERY DRIVERS up to $12/hr.
KITCHEN HELP $6.75/hr.
CALIFORNIA CHICKEN GRILL 378-2442
12-5-71-14 I

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

**DANCERS NEEDED**
For adult entertainment company. Make
$1000+/wk. Flex sched 378-3312 12-5-
71-14

G8RBAY.com
* Get Paid & Have Fun Flexible Hrs
& Competitive $ Sales Experience
Required eBay exp. + Resume to
g8rbay@bellsouth.net 9-28-07-49-14

HARRY'S SEAFOOD BAR & GRILL
Looking for
EXPERIENCE WAITSTAFF
Please apply at 110 SE 1st Street
12-5-71-14

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

EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
$$$$$$$$$$$$
Best part-time job you'll ever have.
NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St.
352-378-9204
12-5-71-14

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 392-060 -~x 297,
or email us at ufsmokelab@hotmail.com for
more information. 9-6-22-14

PROJECT MANAGER TRAINEE
For blind manufacturer & installation co.
Construction exp helpful. 352-339-4600 9-
13-26-14

No jobs available, but we pay
cash for CDs and DVDs!
(Oh; and we sell them too.)
HearAgain CDs & DVDs
818 W University Ave, 32601
9-28-26-14

"GROUNDSKEEPER"*
Need a reliable person
to care & maintain grounds
at an apartment complex.
Transportation required
$8/per hour PT or FT*DFWP
E-mail mfoster@gremco.com
or apply: 3611 SW 34th Street
7-29-3-14

NEED CASH $$$?
Then join our growing team! Now hiring
motivated, reliable, friendly and energetic
team members for CASHIER/HOST & PREP
positions, P/T & F/T. Earn great pay while
having fun!l Apply in person at Dragonfly
Rolls 'n Bowls, 3117 SW 34th St #1,
University Towne Center (next to Carrabbas).
No calls please.. 9-7-16-14

Dragonfly Sushi & Sake Co
High vol, up-scale dining restaurah ,now
hiring ambitious, energetic, friendly, and
reliable team members for HOST, BAR, and
KITCHEN (SUSHI, HOTLINE, PREP) posi-
tions, P/T & FIT. Exp pref. Earn great pay
while having funill Apply in person at 201
SW 2nd Ave #104, Union St. Station. No calls
please. 9-7-16-14

MAUI TERIYAKI
Now hiring COOK & CASHIER PT/FT. Apply
in person 600 NW 75th St. Benefits include
FREE MEALS 12-5-71-14







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TELEMARKETERS NEEDED
floor 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-
5-71-14

SALES INTERNS
Breakthrough leadership development co.
needs assertive interns to help generate leads
in top US cos. www.perthleadership.org/
internships. 9-10-07-15-14

SHOOTING STAR
Japanese Grill & Sushi.
Now hiring servers & line cooks
203 SW 2nd Ave/ 954-732-7704
jobs@shootingstarrestaurant.com 9-11 -
15-14

FACE MODEL
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.
9-14-17-14

PARK PLACE CAR WASH
Now Hiring FT & PT positions available.
Great environment. flexible hours. Apply in
person 7404 NW 4th Blvd-Across from Home
Depot 12-5-11-14







www.HowlGotAnA.com
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,
Sinfo@HowlGotAnA.Com 9-6-10-14

Phone Survey Interviewers Wanted.
Start work today! No sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedules! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call NOW!
12-5-71-14

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 Experiehce Necessary
$8 an hour to start
Apply online or at RGISINV.COM
Or by phone at 352-861-7004 9-14-17-14

Brand new mother run co. looking for
nurturing .caregivers with flex scheds for
on-demand child care. Call 331-5233 or
www.OnCallMoms.com 9-13-15-14

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 afternoons/wk $9.50/
hr 15-20 min S of UF. Fed work study req.
for emp. Volunteers welcome. For info
contact Sally 352-384-1155; st23@cox.net
9-6-07-10-14


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Experienced Notetakers and Editors
FALL 2007
Appl4 Online at www.SmokinNotes.com
9-6-10-14


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FLASH FOTOII
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
www.flashesonline.com/employment.html
9-6-10-J14

CHEF/COOK
forfine dining restaurant
Call Pamela 317-3483 9-6-10-14

MOVERS WANTED
P/T acceptable. Apply at 505 NW 3rd Ave,
Gainesville, FL. Bring DL & SS card. 9-28-
26-14

Health Store 10-15 hrsperweek. Experience/
interest in body building/sports nutrition.
Great discounts and flexible hours! Sunflower
87 SW 34th St 372-7482 9-6-10-14

$101Hr- Display Builder
10-20 Hours/week
Apply in person, 8-5, M-F
Jackson Stoneworks
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-
lowing areas:

. Programmer/Analyst
. Systems Analyst
. Customer Support Specialist
. Web Programmer I

Requirements vary so please go to our job
board to view the requirements for each posi-
tion. http://www.infotechfl.com/cgi-bin/jobs.pl
EEO M/FIDN 9-6-10-14

SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS
NETWORKASST
AVIATION SALES
LAWN MAINTENANCE
SHIPPING TECH
TECH SUPPORT
Send resume to hr@gleim.com
www.gleim.com
-9-14-07-20-14

TUTOR WANTED in Gville area
fQr children ages, 12 & 16
T/W/TH 5-8 (hrs flexible)
Must have own vehicle
Please call 529-9200 to discuss.
9-7-07-10-14

SEARS, OAKS MALL
Now hiring sales & stock positions. See sotre
for inquires. may apply online. AA/EOE 10-
26-07-45-14


COMPUTER PROGRAMMER
PT/FT Positions available, students are
encouraged to apply! Please send resumes/-
availablility.to jobs@gothicsoftware.com 9-
7-07-10-14

BARBER & STYLIST
1115 West University Ave. 352-380-0304
9-14-10-14

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'lnternet.
Resumes: dave.busch@netenforcers.com
9-7-10-14

Now Hiring,
BACKYARD BURGERS
is hiring all shifts, all positions. Stop by 3400
SW 34th ST between 3-5pm M-Thur. to ap-
ply. 9-7-07-10-14

FIVE STAR PIZZA DOWNTOWN
Now hiring DRIVERS.
Now hiring DAYTIME PREP.
Apply in person @ 210 SW 2nd Ave. (Behind
Common Grounds) 375-5600 9-21-07-20-
14

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. siva1950@yahoo.com
9-7-10-14


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KARATE INSTRUCTOR
with good people skills. Afternoon hours 331-
3557 9-7-10-14

GYMNASTICS INSTRUCTOR
to develop program 331-3557 9-7-10-14

ADMIN ASSISTANT
with good computer & phone skills. 6-8 hrs.
per week. 331-3557 9-7-10-14

WEBSITE MANAGER
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
9-7-07-10-14

- 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-
07-20-14

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-
11-10-14

CAREGIVERS WANTED
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-
337-8333 9-12-10-14

MATH TUTOR / ORGANIZER
FOR MAC 1105


1.5 hours, 2x per week
561-715-0712
9-7-07-7-14

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

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.individu-
als planning a career w/ special needs kids.
352-682-5191 or terryl_42@yahoo.com 9-
12-07-10-14

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 karl@ridgwaytruss.com.
10-31-45-14

DRIVER OPPORTUNITY
Gatorfood.com
Potential eamings $14-$20/hr! Make your
own schedule. Fun environment, great op-
portunity. Call GatorFood.com 352-262-9920
9-7-7-14
STUDENTS, WHY WAIT TO GRADUATE?
Earn while you learn!
50% COMMISSION P/T
Call: 1-800-631-2648 9-26-07-20-14

BUSINESS STUDENTS,
LOOKING TO GET A HEAD START?
How would it feel to be making 6 figures
before you graduate? Call and I'll show you!
1-800-631-2648 9-28-07-20-14

Internet Research Position
Growing internet-based company is hiring
motivated and skilled professional. Internet,
SM Office, and strong writing skills required.
Resume: dave.busch@neteriforcers.com 9-
12-10-14

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


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MEDICAL DOCTOR'S OFFICE
Needs part time medical/opffice assistant.
Email orfaxresumetospohani@hotmail.com,
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

HOUSEKEEPER WANTED
Less than 10/hr wk, very flexible. Has to like
cats and big dogs. $7-10/hr. Call or email
514-9800 dsarkis@gmail.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
awhelan@tsgwater.com Please no phone
calls or walk-ins. 9-13-10-14


SHIFT MANAGER
$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
Ave. 9-7-5-14

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
Tracygene@hotmail.com 9-7-5-14


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TUTOR/HOMEWORK HELPER
Needed for twin 5th grade girls M-TH 2-3hrs
pm days at NW GNV home. Fax qualifica-
tions to 352-372-8485 tpeedgar@aol.com
9-10-07-5-14

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
SHIFT SUPERVISOR
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
Road. 9-10-5-14
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: wells@ridgwaytruss.com
10-1-07-20-14
Programmer needed to support Information
Services at medical device company.
Responsibilities include analyzing, coding,
testing, and debugging of new and existing
code; participating in validation 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
rces@exac.com 9-6-07-3-14

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
part time executive assistant secretary for
the fastest growing advertising agency in
Gainesville. Call 331-5558 Ask for Lance.
10-1-07-20-14


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MAGAZINE DISTRIBUTORS
Very Flexible Hours.
Make Your Own Schedule
$10-$15 per hour
Call 331-5558 Ask for Lance 10-1-20-
07-20-14
UF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER:
seeking enthusiastic, outgoing individuals
for part-time Client Services Reps. Contact
Dieter at dhaager@ufl.edu with "GatorAd" 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
Center Manager
Planned Parenthood
914 NW 13th Street
Gainesville, Florida 32601
9-7-07-4-14

CollegeSitter.com
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-
18-10-14
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.
9-17-9-14
NANNY NEEDED
T & Th afternoons for 4 & 6 yo. Experience,
references & transportation req. Must
be fun, safe & creative. Email resume to
robpeb.edelman@cox.net 9-11-07-5-14
Make Money By Watching TV
OK, so you won't make money watching TV,
but it doesn't have to cost you much either.
Upgrade to Cox Digital Cable (now with On
Demand) for just $9/mo. Add a Digital Video
Recorder and record your TV classes. That
could help you get a job someday! 1-888-
269-9693. 9-12-6-14
Stride Rite Children's Shoe Store is looking
for FUN, SMART, MOTIVATED, OUTGOING,
PROFESSIONAL retail sales person who
enjoys children. Open 10am-6pm must have
availability during those hours. Apply Oaks
Mall Plaza 331-7463. 9-19-10-14

EVENT SUPERVISORS!!
PT Supervisors needed, days, nights, week-
ends. Flexible hours. Great 2nd Job!Apply at
Concessions Office, South End Zone Ben
Hill Griffin Stadium, next to the Gator Sport
Shop 352-375-4683 x6500 9-10-3-14
WAREHOUSE STAFF
PT inventory control, flexible hours. Great job
for students! Will work around class sched-
ule. Apply at Concessions Office, South End
Zone Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, next to The
Gator Sport Shop 352-375-4683 x6500 9-
10-3-14
Office Worker Must be able to work fall
& spring and be available to work Wed.
afternoons for fall. Average 10 to 15 hours
per week for in home office. Must have
transportation, be reliable, honest, and a
hard worker. Prefer someone with office
experience. Starting pay $6.75 an hour and
after 30 days $7.25 an hour.. Email to:frater
nityman629@bellsouth.net a cover letter and
resume. We will email you a complete job
description. 9-12-5-14
NANNY, PT for adorable 3 yr old. You must be
dynamic, positive, fun, energetic & imagina-
tive, w/great ref. Abiliby to teach dance &/or
art a plus. Light housekping & good transp
req. Mostly afternnons, occ evenings. E
Gville, not far from UF. 352-213-2221 9-7-
07-2-14

FLORIDA CAMPUS REP
Position avail w/Ad/Mktg co. Semster-long
project. Terrific exp + great pay! 888-519-
4440 9-12-5-14

NANNY for 21-mo-old twins
Tues/Wed/Thur 2-7pm. Other hrs possible.
Email sitterjob@cox.net with qualifiecations
and references. 9-12-07-5-14


l Help Wanted


T-SHIRT SCREEN PRINTING
Greeks-Sports-Clubs-Bands
*Call or Stop by for a QUOTE*
MONSTER PRESS 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (in Spin Cycle)
9-11-14-15


Great for Education Majors!
Get paid to do what you love! Tutoring
company seeks tutors for Sat & Sun hrs for
Gainesville & Ocala locations. Earn $15+/hr.
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Gainesville-based AAFL team to feature former Gators


Laura Heald/ Alligator
Former UF quarterback Shane Matthews signs autographs for a fan after a press conference Wednesday.
Matthews was named head coach of the AAFL's Team Florida.


By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
nzaccardi@alligator.org

Come April, the Gators will
share The Swamp with the All
American Football League.
The AAFL, a professional
league advertising a college atmo-
sphere, opens its inaugural season
this spring with Ben Hill Griffin
Stadium as one of six team sites
based in college towns.
The other teams are af-
filiated with Alabama, Arkansas,
Tennessee, Texas and Michigan.
The league hopes to attract fans
by offering minor-league rosters
packed with former area-college
standouts. The only catch: They
must have graduated.
For example, Gainesville's team
signed former Gators receivers
Willie Jackson, Chris Doering and
Travis McGriff on Wednesday.
"The initial concept in this
league is what's so intriguing for
a player," said McGriff, a player
spokesman for the AAFL. "It is an
extension of college football. It will
mirror that, not the NFL."
Former UF quarterback Shane
Matthews was announced as Team


Florida's coach at a press confer-
ence Wednesday.
The league does not have team
names, but Team Florida's colors
are orange and blue.
Florida plays three of five home
games in Gainesville and practices
there, too.
The team is talking with
Jacksonville, Orlando
and Tampa to host
the other two games.
Unlike defunct
Football leagues like the USFL
and XFL, Matthews
believes the special nature of the
AAFL, which emphasizes college
rivalries and uses college rules,
will keep it running.
"We're carrying on the passion
of college football," Matthews said.
"The fans are going to be able to re-
late to the players on these teams.
They're going to be players they
have seen and rooted for over their
college careers."
AAFL CEO Marcus Katz, who
made millions in the student loan
business, bankrolled the league.
Katz, a Georgia fan, remembers
wondering whatever happened to
this ex-Bulldog or that ex-Gator.
SEE AAFL, PAGE 19


We are all suckers to NCAA football


T A TorldCom.
Tyco.
V V Enron.
Division I-A college football.
You might have thought my first ques-
tion would be, "Which of these does not
belong?" Unfortunately, they all fit to-
gether just fine as some of the biggest
frauds in American history.
That's right. College football is a
scam.
Think about it. How many other'
sports leagues get away with what we let
college football do to us?
Schedules are uneven, television cov-
erage can dictate rankings, and in the
end, we don't always end up with a true
champion.
Any other sports league that tried to
pull this off would be laughed right out
of existence, but for some reason we al-
low college football to push us around.
For entertainment purposes (after all,
that's what sports are supposed to be),
we want to see competitive games and
storied programs clashing in out-of-con-
ference matchups.
But what motivation do schools have
to schedule tough non-conference op-
ponents?
With the exception of UF last year and


a few other cases,.
i i ~all it takes is one
loss to effectively
:; ;i eliminate a team
from national title
contention.
Mike McCall Tennessee and
McCall-in' It Like California played
I See It last Saturday and
mmccall@alligator.org gave fans an ex-
citing shootout to
watch. Many applauded the Volunteers
for scheduling the Golden Bears, but
what do they have to show for it?
After their 45-31 loss, the Vols' hopes
of a national championship no mat-
ter how small they were are already
gone.
On Saturday, top-10 foes Virginia Tech
and LSU will clash, and one of the title
hopefuls will see their season virtually
ended.
No. 5 Michigan lost to Appalachian
State, knocking the Wolverines out of the
top-25 and ending their chance to win it
all.
Not that Michigan deserves that
chance after losing to a Division 1-AA
team they should be banned from

SEE MCCALL-IN' IT, PAGE 19


UF knocks off FSU in four


By EVAN DREXLER
Alligator Writer

After surviving an early scare, the No. 6
UF volleyball team defeated Florida State
3-1 (24-30, 30-11 30-21, 30-21), extending
the Gators' streak of consecutive victories
against the Seminoles to 16 matches.
UF won the match in the fourth game
off a kill from redshirt freshman outside
hitter Janine Williams, but the story of the'
match was the difference between the first
.and second games.
"We knew that FSU is a really good
team, a great serving team with some
good hitters," senior outside hitter Marcie
Hampton said. "We completely did a no-
show. Didn't show up to play."
FSU got off to a great start in game
one, causing UF to call a timeout after the
Gators fell behind 13-8. FSU was blocking
attacks and serving the ball hard.
"I don't know where our heads were,"
Hampton said. "We kind of snapped out
of it between games one and two. We


talked to each other and said we've got
to get better or else we're going to lose on
our home court, and that's unacceptable."
After game one, it appeared the teams
were playing a completely different
match.
Senior opposite hitter Amber McCray
scored three quick kills in game two, and
sophomore libero
Volleyball Elyse Cusack and
FSU 1 junior defensive
UF 3 specialist Christina
Diaz served aces as
UF took a 9-2 lead.
UF (6-0) ended the match with 16
blocks a season high and also had 24
kills from its middle blockers.
"We played well when we started
blocking balls," Coach Mary Wise said.
"We thought we had a matchup ad-
vantage in the middle, and tonight it
was Kisya (Killingsworth) and Kelsey's
(Bowers) turn."
The Gators had a .650 hitting percent-

SEE VOLLEY, PAGE 19


* NFL: New Orleans at Indianapolis
NBC, 8:30 p.m.
* NCAA Football : Oregon State at
Cincinnati
ESP4, 7:30 p.m.


U 1997: UF Quarterback Doug John-
son ties an NCAA record by throw-
ing seven touchdown passes in the
Gators' 82-6 win against Central
Michigan.


MLB
Florida 4
Washington 6
MLB
Baltimore 2
Tampa Bay 17


E Check out Friday's kickoff edition
for a feature story on twin offensive
linemen Mike and Maurkice Pouncey,
as well as preview coverage of UF's
upcoming game against Troy.






THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 19
*;


UF FOOTBALL

Anderson to return against Troy


By BRYAN JONES
Alligator Staff Writer
bjones@alligator.org

UF cornerback Markihe
Anderson practiced Wednesday
and should play Saturday against
Troy, Coach Urban Meyer said.
Meyer said Anderson, who is
recovering from a sprained right
knee, was "tentative" but able to
practice fully.
Anderson did not play in UF's
opener against Western Kentucky.
The Gators need to get
Anderson back, not only for
some playing time before the
team's matchup with Tennessee
next week, but for depth as
well. Fellow cornerback Markus
Manson will sit out Saturday's


game with a sprained ankle.
Anderson's return should drop
sophomore Wondy Pierre-Louis
out of the starting lineup.
On offense,
wide receiver
Percy Harvin
is dealing with
r4 tendinitis in his
Achilles tendon,
but he should
be OK for
Anderson Saturday.
Meyer said
Harvin practiced "on and off"
Wednesday, but the coach doesn't
plan to hold him back against
Troy.
"Not if he can go," Meyer said.
"He'll be able to go."
Though Meyer talked Monday


about using Harvin on kickoff
returns this season, the coach said
he does not plan to use the speedy
sophomore in that role against
Troy.

GOOD NEWS FOR BROWN: Meyer
said the NCAA Clearinghouse is
closer to academically qualifying
freshman defensive tackle John
Brown.
"It's getting positive," Meyer
said: "We should hear something
real soon. It's positive from the
feedback we're getting right
now.,,
Brown last practiced on Aug.
20, taking advantage of a two-
week grace period granted by the
NCAA.


Team Florida could include former 'Noles, 'Canes


AAFL, from page 18


The questions eventually led to the birth of his
brainchild in the summer of 2006. He knows about the
failures of past upstart leagues, and he also knows what
it will take to keep this venture alive.
"It's really up to the fans," Katz said. "If the fans
come to the games and if they care who wins, it will
be successful. Nobody will know for sure until it hap-
pens.
The league mandates at least 10 players on the 42-
man roster must be former Gators and another 10 must
have played college football at other Florida schools.


On Wednesday, nine former Gators signed contracts
that will pay them $50,000 to play 10 games this season.
Those included Tony George, Fred Weary, Ran
Carthon, Eli Williams, Judd Davis, Steve Rissler, Jackson,
Doering and McGriff.
Team Florida will likely look to Florida State and
Miami alumni to fill its roster.
Carthon, who spent the last two seasons with the
Indianapolis Colts and the Detroit lions, came back to
Gainesville to earn his degree this semester. The sociol-
ogy major is six credits short of graduating. '
"It was just real weird coming back," Carthon said.
"Just getting on campus, I felt old. ... I'm 26 years old,
but it made me feel like I was 96."


Hampton, three others reach double-digit kills


VOLLEY, from page 18

age, while FSU hit a lowly .043 in the
second game.
"Just in general as a team, we
were more aggressive in games two
through four," Hampton said. "In
game one we were passive ... we
were scared of getting blocks, scared
of getting errors, and it showed in
how the score turned out and how
we were playing.
"We fold each other just go out
and swing. You're going -to get
blocks, you're going to get errors."


The Gators continued to roll in
game three, moving out to an 11-4
lead before the Seminoles called
their first timeout.
The break was
of no use to FSU.
UF's Bowers con-
tinued to serve
Volleyball for seven straight
points, and the
lead was up to 18-5 when FSU
burned its second timeout.
In the middle of the game, FSU
decreased the 13-point lead to five
while junior outside hitter Mira


Djuric was serving. The Gators
finally stopped the Seminoles after
six-straight points and won the
game on a Killingsworth kill.
Hampton exploded in the game
with eight kills. The fourth game
was tied nine times by the time the
score was 10-10.
UF was able to grab a three-point
lead at 15-12 and increased the mar-
gin to five when Bowers blocked
two attacks on the same point.
Hampton led the team with 16
kills, one of four Gators to reach
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singing "The Victors" for a few years but is it really fair
that one bad game can ruin a season?
Imagine if the NFL played by these rules. After Week r-
1, half of the league would already be out of the hunt for
a championship. Tonight's game between playoff favorites
Indianapolis and New Orleans would literally be do or
die.
In baseball, the Boston Red Sox would be done after
dropping a series to the bottom-dwelling Texas Rangers
in April.
The concept is ridiculous, and by the end of the year, we .
aren't even rewarded with an undisputed champion.
Just like any scam, it's all driven by the almighty dollar.
Too many TV networks, corporate sponsors and BCS pro-
ponents don't want to risk losing the fat profits they reap
from the current format.
For example, in Arizona alone, last year's Insight Bowl,
Fiesta Bowl, BCS Championship and Fiesta Bowl National
Band Championship had a combined economic impact of
nearly $402 million.
Some argue that college football is a year-long playoff.
That would almost make sense if there weren't such large
discrepancies between the schedules of different teams.
No. 3 West Virginia faces a soft Big East schedule while
hosting non-conference titans such as Marshall and East
Carolina. Meanwhile, No. 2 LSU must navigate through
the Southeastern Conference unscathed, top the Hokies
this weekend and prevail over another conference foe in
the SEC Championship. Please, remind me how this is
fair.
Another argument against change is that a playoff isn't
possible because the athletes will miss too much school. If
Division I-AA can manage a 16-team playoff with eight
conference champs and eight at-larges, why can't Division
I-A?
Has the smaller division figured out a magical formula
to fit in 11 regular season games and a playoff without
ruining its players' educations? I doubt it. It just isn't as
driven by money.
The NCAA recently renamed the two divisions, with I-
A becoming the Football Bowl Subdivision and I-AA now
the Football Championship Subdivision. The names alone
make it pretty clear which system is better for determining
a winner. As far as I'm concerned, they should be named
"wrong" and "right."
With such an obviously skewed system, why has college
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College sports have the advantage of alumni as well as
unusual traditions. The fight songs, stadiums, chants, mas-
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to find anything awry on a Saturday filled with exciting
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