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WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 26. 2007


Memorial held for student


By KIM WILMATH
Alligator Writer
kwilmath@alligator.org

When Backinathan Aruldas arrived in America
after a tear-filled, two-day flight from Chennai,
India, he went straight to Shands at UF.
His son, Michael Backinathan, an international
UF graduate student who suffered brain damage
after nearly drowning, was kept alive at Shands
by artificial ventilating machines for more than
two weeks.
"They told me his brain was dead. I said,
'Doctor, I'm a Christian. Give me some time to.
pray to my God,'" Aruldas said during a speech at
Backinathan's memorial service Tuesday night.
While he prayed on his knees,
Local Aruldas said, he refused a mat. He
News wanted to feel the cold, hard floor
beneath him, he said.
When his son was on life support, Aruldas
didn't want coffee or food, and he accepted only
hot water.
"I never felt hungry. I never felt for sleep.-
That's how much I love my son," he said.
At about 2 a.m. Monday, Aruldas said he real-
ized what he needed to do.
He signed the papers.
Doctors removed Backinathan from the ma-
chines at about 4 p.m. Monday, and he was gone.'
"My son is no more," Aruldas said. "This was
planned by God. I ought to accept it. My son's de-
parted soul will be resting."
Aruldas said he last spoke to his son Sept. 8.
He said Backinathan told him he was going
swimming and would talk to him later. Then
Backinathan hung up for the last time.
UF spokesman Steve Orlando said Backinathan,
SEE MEMORIAL, PAGE 4

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UF graduate student Kim Gokhale speaks at a memorial ser-
vice for Michael Backinathan on Tuesday.


Student back at UF after serving in Iraq


Editor's note: This is the second
story in a series about students who
have completed military service in
the Middle East.

By KORI FREDERICK
Alligator Writer

Military service runs in Jennifer
Davidson's family.
Her father was in the Air Force. He
served his country with pride, and he
passed that pride down to her.


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And even though she decided not
to join ROTC when she came to UF, she
knew she wanted to serve too. So she
enlisted in the Air National Guard.
"Being somewhat patriotic, I just
thought, 'Someone's gotta do it,'" the
integrative biology senior said and
grinned.
Davidson, a staff sergeant, is back
from her first tour of duty in Iraq. She
left for basic training in September 2006
and returned from the Middle East in
May. Now that she has returned to her
semi-civilian student life, it's easy for her


to forget she ever left the country.
"It took about 10 seconds of me being
back to feel like it was just a dream, like
it never happened," she said. "It's so dif-
ferent than being here."
Davidson knew she was going to be
called to service eventually. She knew
there was no getting out of it. She felt
bad for others in her unit who had to
leave behind jobs that supported their
families.
Was she nervous before she got
there? Of course, she said. Her friends
SEE SOLDIER, PAGE 5


Legal experts


debate issues


in Taser case

By HILARY LEHMAN
Alligator Writer
hlehman@alligator.org

Although the Tasering of Andrew Meyer, a UF
telecommunication senior, has been scrutinized
from every camera angle, the legal implications of
the situation remain cloudy.
The Sept. 17 Tasering incident at a speech
by Sen. John Kerry hosted by Accent, Student
Government's speakers bureau, has sparked na-
tionwide debate over First Amendment rights and
boundaries of police action.
Meyer was arrested and Tasered by University
Police Department officers after
asking Kerry several questions
and refusing to give up the
microphone.
The American Civil
i' Liberties Union of Florida is-
sued a press release Sept. 18
decrying the use of police force
e in the incident.
Meyer "People have a reasonable
expectation to ask questions in a public setting
- even if they are aggressive and some disagree
with their position that is free speech plain and
simple," said Howard Simon, ACLU of Florida
executive director, in the release.
Whether Meyer would have a valid court case
on First Amendment grounds is a matter of debate
among experts.
Tom Julin, a Miami attorney who specializes
in First Amendment practice, said Meyer would
have an uphill battle to prove UPD officers violat-
ed his rights. Julin is a former Alligator editor who
said he has also represented the newspaper.
The main issue would be whether police action
was prompted by the content of what Meyer was
saying at the time, Julin said.
"Most courts are not going to want to second-
guess the actions of the police officers unless it is
very dear that the police were doing something
to suppress the content of the speech rather than
directed at the conduct of the speaker," he said.
If there were a court case, the police officers
would not have to prove that they took the best
possible course of action, said Tom Poulton, a
Winter Park attorney who deals with cases against
law enforcement for excessive use of force and


SEE LAW, PAGE 5


N After hearing a
speech about sus-
tainability, student
senators passed a
resolution Tuesday
night in support of
UF's recent efforts
in the field. See
story, pg. 4.


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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 3


PUBLIC SAFETY

GPD officers to receive Tasers


By APRIL DUDASH
Alligator Writer

Tasers are going to be the new-
est addition to the Gainesville
Police Department's arsenal.
GPD spokesman Lt. Keith
Kameg said the police depart-
ment will receive about 36 Tasers
in October.
Every police officer will go
through Taser training, and those
selected to carry a Taser will go
through additional training, he
said.
GPD is writing a departmental
use-of-force policy that deals with
Tasers, Kameg said.
GPD will join several other local
law enforcement agencies that use
Tasers, which include the Alachua
County Sheriff's Office and the
University Police Department.
The sheriff's office started using
Tasers about five to six years ago.
ASO spokesman Keith Faulk
said-every sworn law enforcement
deputy is issued a Taser and goes
through one day of eight-hour


training.
The officers must have an an-
nual recertification, which involves
a written test and redeployment of
the Taser, he said.
Tasers are only used when
people are actively resisting arrest,
Faulk said.
"Think of Batman and his
utility belt. He has all his
tools, and law enforce-
ment has all their tools."
Keith Faulk
Sheriff's.office spokesman

"Think of Batman and his util-
ity belt," he said. "He has all his
tools, and law enforcement has all
their tools."
When people are told to put
their hands behind their back, 90
percent obey, 5 percent run and
the other 5 percent actively resist,
he said.
"Those are the ones we engage
in physical confrontations," he


said.
Faulk said he's carried a Taser
for about five or six years. He's
never had to use it.
The sheriff's office has used
Tasers 79 times in 2006, according
to a report.
This made up 15 percent of the
535 incidents in 2006 when officers
decided to use force, the report
said.
Tasers are much safer than
batons, which can break bones, or
pepper sprays, Faulk said.
"There have been instances
when we've attempted to break
up fights in a gym, and 15 people
were contaminated when we were
trying to spray two," he said.
Faulk said the M26, which is
the first Taser the officers used, is
about the size of a handgun.
The sheriff's office has started
to phase in the X26, which is about
the size of a person's palm.
"If someone is physically resist-
ing, the Taser reduces the chance
of injury by a minimum of 50 per-
cent," he said.


Brazilian priest's life


displayed at library,


By CARLY FAIN
Alligator Contributing Writer

Yellowed manuscripts,
books, journals and other archi-
val materials that document the
life of a controversial Brazilian
priest are being exhibited on
the second floor of George A.
Smathers Library.
The collection, donated
by Ralph della Cava, a histo-
rian and anthropologist, will
become a permanent part of
the library's Latin American
Collection.
The collection was put
together over the course of
40 years and was officially
presented to the UF Libraries
this week. It will be on display
throughout the remainder of


the week.
Della Cava's documents are
about the life of Padre Cicero
Romao Batista, who died in
1934, and the religious move-
ment he inspired.
He was a Roman Catholic
priest in Brazil
On who was de-
Campus frocked by church
authorities for al-
legedly doing heretical deeds.
For the last century, both
scholars and partisans have
studied the controversial life of
Padre Cicero.
"When I was in graduate
school, I decided to do my dis-
sertation on this controversial
figure," della Cava said. "It is
lucky when a man finds a topic
that suits his personality."


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4, ALLIGATOR U WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2007

STUDENT GOVERNMENT

Senate resolution supports UF sustainability efforts


By DEVIN CULCLASURE
Alligator Writer
dculclasure@alligator.org

UF's Student Senate shifted its focus
.from politics to the environment at its
Tuesday night meeting.
Senators heard a report from Dedee
DeLongpre, director of the UF Office of
Sustainability, and passed a resolution ex-
pressing their appreciation of sustainability
efforts at UF.
DeLongpre said UF and Americans in
general need to "shift 'their fundamental
worldview" when it comes to the environ-
ment.
Though Americans account for 5 percent
of the world's population, they use about
30 percent of the world's resources and
create about 25 percent of'the world's emis-
sions, she said.
DeLongpre said UF must balance its
focus on economic gains with a focus on
environmental issues.
"The environment's like this little fuzzy
bunny that's cute, and we try to pay atten-
tion if we have time," she said. "We as a
human species get to survive because of the
ecosystem services we rely on for life."
DeLongpre described several projects
her office is undertaking and outlined IJF's
long-term goals to make the campus more


environmentally friendly.
Current projects include using recycled
water for irrigation and constructing fa-


cilities that meet Leadership in Energy and
Environmental Design standards, which
were developed by the U.S. Green Building


Charles Roop/ Alligator Staff
Dedee DeLongpre, director of UF's Office of Sustainability, speaks to student senators
during their meeting Tuesday night.


Council.
UF's Green Team, a group of volunteers
who work on football game days to recycle
waste, recycled about 17,000 pounds of alu-
minum and glass last season, she said.
That mark is already being surpassed
this year.
UF also has goals for the near future,
she said.
Some examples .include being carbon
neutral by 2020 and not producing any
waste .by 2015, which would require a
reduction of nearly 200 million pounds of
waste.
DeLongpre's office is working on a
plan aimed at meeting these goals around
campus.
The bulk of environmental responsibil-
ity rests in the hands of students and young
people, she added.
'Whether or not this very young species
survives is really a result of what you all are
doing right now," DeLongpre said.
After DeLongpre's speech, senators
passed a resolution that expressed appre-
ciation of UF's sustainability efforts led by
DeLongpre.
In other business, senators also passed a
resolution asking the Civil Rights Division
of the U.S. Department of Justice to review
the "Jena 6" incident. The resolution also
wished luck to the citizens of Jena, La.


Backinathan was kept on life support for more than two weeks


MEMORIAL, from Page 1

24, and his three roommates
were hanging out by the pool at
Arbor Park Apartments on Sept.
8 when one roommate noticed
Backinathan was underwater.
None of the four could swim,
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roommates tried to find help.
By the time he was pulled
out of the pool, Backinathan had
been underwater for about seven
minutes, Orlando said. He was
immediately taken to Shands.
Kim Gokhale, vice president
of graduate affairs for the Indian
.Student Association, said she
called Backinathan's parents to


tell them of his accident.
Gokhale said Backinathan's
mother doesn't know he is dead.
She said Aruldas would wait un-
til he goes back to
Local India to tell her.
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Backinathan's body back home,
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that long, Gokhale said.
Vasudha Narayanan, director
of the Center for the Study of
Hindu Traditions, said many stu-
dents at the center are in a state
of shock.
"You wear your helmet, you
wear your safety belt, but you
don't ever expect anything this
tragic to happen," Narayanan
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As her eyes filled with tears,
Narayanan said she was given a
new perspective on Backinathan's
death after hearing something his
father said.
"Yesterday, after he signed the
papers and after Michael passed
away, he said a spontaneous
prayer. He thanked God for the
gift of Michael," she said. "His
life was indeed a gift."


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Experts say

Meyer may not

have valid case

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false arrest.
"The question is going to be whether
it was done reasonably, considering the
circumstances," Poulton said.
To have a valid First Amendment case,
Julin said Meyer would have to prove that
police reacted against what he was saying
rather than how he was acting.
"He would have to show ... that he
was not being disruptive, that he was not
in violation of any content-neutral rules,
that he was following all the rules and that
he was not violating anyone
Local else's rights," Julin said.
News As for the ability of
Accent to impose rules on
an event, the -legal lines are
dearly defined, he said. Prior to the event,
Accent could have imposed any rules not
related to the content of the speech with-
out infringing on First Amendment rights
of audience members or speakers.
"They could say, 'We'll only allow 100
people to attend,'" Julin said. "But they
can't impose rules to the content of the
speech, like, 'Only Democrats can ask
John Kerry questions."'
Taking action against any person in
violation of those rules would not be
censorship, Julin added. The use of police
force, if used simply to maintain order,
could even be seen as protecting' First
Amendment rights.
"The maintenance of order obviously
protects the right of John Kerry to speak
and protects the rights of the students to
hear what the speaker has to say," Julin
said.
The amount of attention the Tasering
brought to the situation is something to
learn from, he said.
"This might be a good lesson for the
police that if you use this kind of force,
even if the force was justifiable under
the circumstances, the use of force brings
more controversy to the situation," Julin
said.


UF student feels 'fulfilled' after military service


SOLDIER, from Page 1

were concerned. Her family
was worried. But she said her
family worries when she goes
to the Florida Keys, so she
expected them to worry when
she left for Iraq.

The Journey and the Job
She'll never forget the bus
ride to the base. The desert
sped by as the bus speakers
blared "Move Along" by the
All-American Rejects.
"Honestly, it reminded me
a lot of 'Forrest Gump,'" she
said. "The scene where they
are having the barbecue in
Vietnam, everyone was just
singing and laughing and
having a good time. It was
weird."
Davidson quickly settled
into her new routine. Her
main job was to drive a
convoy from base to base
delivering construction sup-
plies. She drove to Tikrit,
which is Saddam Hussein's
hometown, Mosul, Kirkuk,
Baghdad and "all the little
places in between."
Her unit would throw
water and muffins to the vil-
lagers. The soldiers could no
longer give them ready-to-
eat meals because the plastic
can be turned into bombs.
Families from the U.S. would
send footballs and soccer balls
to throw to kids.

The Mean Streets
Davidson knew how dan-
gerous it was to interact with
the public.
As a driver, Davidson
knew to never stop the ve-
hicle. It would be standard
procedure for her to run over
even a child..
She had learned that stop-
ping made her and her unit
sitting ducks, especially if in-
surgents could control where
she stopped the convoy.
She recounted the experi-


ence of a fellow soldier who
witnessed a group of soldiers
make the mistake of interact-
ing with the public.
There was a group of small
children that played -
every day at a bus .-
stop, she said. Often, "
soldiers would stop
and play with the
children. The "bad
guys" watched the
interaction enough to
know it was a good ;
target and planted .
a. bomb underneath
where the children
normally gathered. The blast
killed several soldiers and all
the children there that day,
she said.
"Less interaction is better,"
Davidson said.

Fragile Trust
The same applied to the
Third Country Nationals,
civilians from other countries
working on the bases to send
money home to their families.
Davidson said that de-
veloping a relationship with
them can put both the soldier
and the worker in danger. She
said it's hard to know who
you can trust.
But that didn't mean the
soldiers didn't feel compas-
sion for the TCNs.
No more than 20 minutes
after she had finished break-
fast one morning, a fuel truck
was blown up right outside
the kitchen. Davidson said she
didn't know what the investi-
gation found about the blast.
One TCN was killed in the
blast, and the soldiers col-
lected money to send back to
his family.
"I think it's a wide-held
belief that we are over there
trying to make the world a
better place," Davidson said.
"Whether we are or not is
not for me to say. But I think
that generosity shows the
American spirit of protecting.
the weak and wanting good
to prevail."


The Good Times
Davidson celebrated two
UF national championships
while in Iraq. .She watched
one of the games with 30 or 40
other fans in lawn
.. chairs in front of a'
big-screen TV. One
soldier, an Ohio
State University
fan, attached an
S Ohio State flag to
a Hesco barrier, a
type of shield used
for protecting
against shrapnel, in
front of his bed.
When Ohio State lost, the
Gators fans made him fly his
flag at half-mast.
"That's part of how you get
by day to day," she said. "You
rely on the people around you


to pick you up when you can't
do it."
She remembers time spent
bonding with her unit: daring
someone to chug a bottle of
Tabasco sauce, jumping into
the retention pond when it
was 60 degrees outside.
Sometimes, the good times
were followed by scary ones.
Davidson's unit had a small
gathering on New Year's Eve.
But the next day, the base was
attacked with mortars.
After months of living in
Iraq, Davidson has returned
to UF to finish her degree.
"I feel fulfilled," she said.
"I like to help people, and I
really feel like nothing we
did made anything worse.
I'm in the business of building
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Editorial


Hire me, bro

Charges won't let Meyer

forget his past
Looks like someone is up a creek without a paddle or
a good lawsuit.
Andrew Meyer, the UF senior who was Tasered last
week, probably doesn't have a winnable First- Amendment
case. In order for him to have a good lawsuit, he would have
to prove that he was arrested for what he was saying.
But YouTube videos don't lie, and it's dear to us that Meyer
was arrested for the way he acted. Just like a football game
when the referee will only overturn a call if the video evidence
is indisputable, a judge will do the same thing in Meyer's
case.
Accent, Student Government's speakers bureau, which
hosted Sen. John Kerry's speech, is legally allowed to set
any rules it wishes except about the content of the speech
- without violating First Amendment rights. Meyer skipped
someone in line and asked his question even though the des-
ignated question-and-answer session had ended, so it's safe
to say beyond a reasonable doubt that he broke those
rules.
This does not bode well for Meyer, who faces a third-de-
gree felony charge for resisting arrest with violence.
Even the shortest 15 minutes of fame comes with a price
tag. This could haunt Meyer for years to come. He may have
trouble finding a job or getting a loan from a bank both of
which he might need if he loses this lawsuit and has to pay
hefty lawyer fees. Not to mention the embarrassment he
brought upon himself and UF.
Publicity was probably just what someone who refers to
himself on his Web site as "The Andrew Meyer" wanted, but
we bet he didn't want the bad news that came with it.
Now Meyer has to deal with a lifetime of consequences
- all because he needed two minutes to ask Kerry his ques-
tions and two more to cause a scene.


It's Taser Time


In honor of the Gainesville
Police Department get-
ting its first Taser guns
next month, we'd like to say
congratulations for joining
the club.
GPD joins the ranks of
Alachua County Sheriff's
Office and the University
Police Department. The
sheriff's office has had
Tasers for a few years, and
UPD has had them since at
least Sept. 17.
Even though Tasers have
gotten a bad rap recently,
they are actually one of the
most effective compliance
tools available.
Instead of spraying a
cloud of pepper spray into a
crowd causing dozens of
eyes to water or beating
people with batons caus-
ing bones to break Tasers


can be localized to a specific
point, reducing injury and
allowing police to take con-
trol of a wily situation.
Now GPD will have the
means to Taser the drunken
downtown partiers who
slap police horses.
Officers could Taser
open-container law viola-
tors.
We're kidding, of course.
After UPD's "Tasergate"
last week, we're sure GPD
will use its Tasers only
'when absolutely necessary,
and officers who will carry
Tasers will go through rig-
orous training.
But we're glad the offi-
cers will have this .effective
tool available to them.
A shot from a Taser gun
is better than a shot from a
handgun.


l l the independent florida
alligator


Lyndsey Lewis
EDITOR
Adam Berry
MANAGING EDITOR


Jessica Holland
OPINIONS EDITOR
Jessica Miller
Leigh Shapiro
EDITORIAL BOARD


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Opinions


Column

SG voter apathy hi
The Gator Party's domination of Student Senate
seats made me wonder about the 2008 national
election.
What was the cause of yet another political landslide:
a silent majority failing to vote, or the collective approval
of students across the land?
In the 2004 presidential election, people age 18 to 24
had the lowest registration rate of all adults allowed to
vote, a mere 58 percent.
Even more shocking, fewer than half of all registered
students showed up to vote. The oldest voters had the
highest turnout and voting rates. But if one vote does not
make or break an election, why visit the polls?
Many college students are the children of baby boom-
ers, those aged 43 to 61. The more we grow up, the more
our voices make an impact on national politics.
A smaller group of young Republicans can make its
voice heard over young liberals merely by going .to the
polls more often.
If that becomes reality, Mitt Romney or Rudy Giuliani
might win the presidency.
If young adults want to express their voices, the sim-
plest solution is to vote. Unlike last Monday's Taser de-
bacle, this act of free speech will not get you restrained.
As it stands, a vote is an American's most basic, cher-
ished right.
Consider George Orwell's book "1984," in which ex-
actly the opposite happens. In that world, no one gets a
vote; no one has any power to change the government.
The government has a vice grip on power even the
very act of thinking against Big Brother is a crime. From
birth, children are brainwashed into serving the govern-
ment. History is rewritten so often that people are fooled


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nts at U.S. election
into believing whatever their su-
periors tell them.
While missing out on one vote
in one year will not lead to the
aforementioned nightmare, take
Vincent Gagliano neither the right to vote nor its
Vincent agliano significance for granted.
letters@alligator.org Too many soldiers have died
in too many wars over too many
years for those who don't have to fight to waste their in-
fluence. If you want a particular candidate in office even
more, encourage others to vote in his or her direction.
You may even want to join the campaign trail to some
degree. Even if issues you feel are important aren't being
voted on, don't fret. Turlington Plaza is a "free-speech
zone" for a reason. Use whatever platform you can to
discuss issues that are important.
UF does not need to become another Berkeley, a school
famous for its fondness of protests and picket signs. In
fact, UF has a history of low-key political activism.
However, a place like this, with 50,000 voices gath-
ered, can and should cast its votes on important issues.
There are too many people with too much education not
to make speaking out a priority.
President Bush will leave office in fewer than 18
months. If you want to express your like or dislike of all
the things he has done over the past six years, you have a
prime chance come November 2008..
If you don't vote, it's your loss on what matters to
you. But don't feel justified to speak out if you don't vote
and your candidate doesn't win.
Vincent Gagliano is a sophomore majoring in physics. His
column appears on Wednesdays.


The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.
Reader e -
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the SG election? to buy Halo 3? 83% NO
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Guest column

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Letters to the Editor
Smart students don't wear 'jorts'
As an avid jean-shorts hater, I can-
not thank you enough for Kyle Cox's
column on Tuesday, "Jean shorts hurt
Gators' credibility." Having friends
who attend the University of Georgia
and as a regular attendee of the
Florida-Georgia game in Jacksonville,
I am so sick of being ridiculed for
going to a school known for wearing
"jorts."
It's just downright embarrassing;
there is no valid excuse for dressing
in something that hasn't been fashion-
ably acceptable since the 1980s. I can-
not understand how such intelligent
students can be so challenged when
it comes to dressing appropriately
for football games or every day for
that matter. I have even created anti-
jean short posters for a graphic-design
project. I am seriously considering
hanging them around campus before
the game this weekend.
It is my sincere hope that someday
I will be able to attend a UF football
game without seeing a single pair of


jorts. Thank you, Mr. Cox, for your
help in the matter.
Emily Frye
3FA


UF soldier makes students proud
I wish to express my gratitude and
appreciation to Kori Frederick and the
Alligator for the wonderful piece on
Adam Stout. Whatever your feelings
about the wars mn Iraq or Afghanistan
this piece brought the reabl-) of war-
fare home.
As most of us lit Christmas trees
on fire and climbed poles on West
University Avenue, this student was
protecting our liberties and serving
his country. Such dedication is admi-
rable, and I'm proud knowing such
moral fortitude is alive within our
university.
So thank you for a wonderful
piece, and thank you, Adam, for all
your sacrifice. I look forward to read-
ing more such stories in the future.
Matthew Rapson
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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

WE WANT YOU!!!
FREE Oct rent, FREE tanning,
No Move-in Fees for 3BR, Aerobic Center
BBQ grills, We LOVE Pets
Just 1.3 mi to UF 377-7401
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MOVE IN TODAY!
1/1 & 3/2 tarts @ $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 $675
3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $750
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! 338-0002
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



*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
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Brand new 2BR/2BA condos for rent 3 blocks
from UF. Be the first to live in these luxurious
and beautiful condos. $1600 per month.. Call
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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

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,
Inc 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

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

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
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377-5221 CMC LLLP
Lic. Real Estate Broker
Equal Housing Oppty.
12-5-71-2

Spacious 2000 sq ft home in Blues Creek
3BR/2BA/2CG, AC, fans, yd svc inci, scr
lanai, pool, appis, sec sys, i-net hkup. UF
bus rte, huge MBR $1250 F/L/S 7953 NW
48 Way 954-805-7827 or 561-912-6223. 9-
28-07-27-2

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, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5
12-5-71-2

NANTUCKET WALK
Walk to UF
Luxury 2/2 condos.
MODEL NOW OPEN
For Sale or Lease
Corner of NW 3rd Place & 14th Street
www.nantucketwalk.com
S352-215-2653
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 12-5-07-71-2

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

2BR + BONUS ROOM
Great SW 34th location
ONLY $699
*SEPTEMBER FREE*
Gym*Pool*Alarm*Dishwasher
Only 2 Left! 376-0828 12-5-07-71-2

2BR for LESS!
Private single-story Villa
ONLY $669 PLUS
*September FREE*
2 Pools*Laundry*Alarm
Only 1 left! 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! Alarms avail
375-3077 Avail NOW & FALL. Open Sat.
12-5-71-2

1BR apt. w/pvt gated courtyard in small quiet
professional complex. Close to ShandsNA
Single quiet prof/serious, Grad student only.
$540/mo, 1 pet < 50 pounds at $25/mo ar-
ranged. 352 377-2150 Please leave a msg.
9-28-07-25-2

PETS PARADISE
No app or pet fee. Townhouse 2BR/1 BA, fire-
place, privacy fence, modern appliances, C/
AC. 1000 SW 59th Terr. Other units available.
Short lease ok some units $575/mo. Leave
detailed msg 331-2099 10-19-07-40-2

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 1 MILE to UF!
Across from NEW Starbucks!
HUGE apts*Pool*Laundry
2br $699 $869
Open Afternoons*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


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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!
$195 MOVES YOU IN
1 BR private villas, @ $529
Lease TODAY*September FREE
+ONLY $295 October Rent
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

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 9-28-
07-19-2

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 9-28-
07-19-2

SPACIOUS DOWNTOWN HOUSE!
4BR 2BAW/ 2 kitchens, parquet floors,
fireplace & more,
$1095/rent, 1525 NE 6th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 9-28-
07-19-2

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 9-28-
07-19-2

SHANDSAREA
Townhouse apt. 2BR/1.5BA, amenities, pri-
vacy backyard, bike to campus. $535/mo.
Leave message 352-379-5702, Cell 386-
972-4115 9-26-07-10-2

WALK TO SHANDS from Summit House
Condo 1BR/1BA, close to pool, on
bus line. Full kitchen, new. carpet. Only
$550/mo. Andree Realty 352-375-2900,
www.AndreeRealty.com for pics. 9-28-07-
10-2

3BR HOUSE, New A/C, new carpet &
wood flooring. On bus line 5 miles to UF.
Fenced yard. Ready to move into. Clean.
$850/mo. Andree Realty 352-375-2900.
wwwAndreeRealty.com for pics. 9-28-07-
10-2

2/1.5 twnhs 1/2 mi to UF/Butler PIza on bus
rt 20/21. W/D hkup, DW, balcony, tile, new
carpet/vinyl, fresh paint. $725/mo + 1 mo se-
curity. 352-871-7460 Avail now. 10-5-15-2

2BR/1.5BA TOWER OAKS
Sun porch, deck, tile floors, fenced yard,
dishwasher, W/D, ceiling fans, close to UF
and shopping. NS $650/mo + $650 security
deposit. Call 374-7175 9-28-07-10-2

1BR/1BA Condo, Summit House, $590.
$250 Security Deposit, Short Term Lease
Available. 352-672-1482 10-1-07-10-2

2BR/1BA apt within quadplex. Oppor. to re-
ceive reduced rent for minor maint. of proper-
ty. Fully rehabbed w/new appliances, flooring,
bath, window treatments. $765/mo or $600/
mo if 1 to 2 hrs/wk are spent maintaining prop-
erty. 727-423-9463 or jlglackin@yahoo.com
10-2-07-10-2


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House for Rent. 3BR/1.5BA $950/mo. Close
to UF, hardwood floors, W/D included. 303
NW 36th Street. Please call 772-971-3048 or
505-5938 9-27-07-6-2


2BR/2BABRAND NEW LUXURY APT!!
W/D inci, walk-in closets, private screened
porch, fitness center, pool, clubhouse, busi-
ness center (small dogs allowed) 352-333-
3898 or 305-905-7676 9-28-07-6-2


* For rent. 5BR/3BA
Across street from UF law school. 1 bik from
stadium. Henry 352-216-8806 or 352-622-
7000 10-17-07-20-2


UNBELIEVABLE
Nice 1BR Villa

September FREE
October only $295

Alarm*Pool*Pets
Call today 375-3077 12-5-51-2

ONE MONTH FREE
HUGE 2br & 3br!!
Just renovated!!!
Its a MUST SEE!
333-1120 Call NOW! 12-5-51-2

*LARGE STUDIOS*
Only $485 FREE water
September FREE
October only $295
Alarm*Pool*Laundry
Great Location next to Butler Plaza
Call TODAY**377-2596 12-5-51-2

LIGHT AND AIRY 3/2 HOME 'IN
SPRINGTREE OFF 39TH AVE. Fenced
yard, covered patio, garage. Close to shop-
ping, schools, YMCA. $1100/Mo + S.D. 2818
NW 39th PI avail now. 352-538-9829 10-
4-07-10-2

WALK TO CAMPUS!
4BR/2BA w/full kitchen, hardwood floors,
private yard. $1500/rent,
115 NW 7th Terrace
310-945-6355 10-2-07-7-2

Furnished Apt 1/1 utilities included. Windsor
Park around $829/mo, amenities 305-962-
4416 or 305-408-4330 9-28-5-2

1 BR/1 BAavailable for move-in late December
or Early January (your pick) Located at quiet
Frederick Gardens Apartments blocks from
UF Campus on 16 and 17 bus route.
$534/mo. Pets allowed. Call 352-359-2255
10-2-07-7-2

ALL UTIL INC! Spacious 3/2 House $400-
450/mo neg MBR w/ pri BA slide glass door
to porch 2 BR w/shared BA. Wireless int,
cable, laundry rm Close to UF& San Fe, Rts
bus Must rent! Shrt trm avail 305-878-3425
10-1-5-2

Beautiful and quiet small house with 2BR
close to Oaks Mall at Vintage View available
Oct 1. Call Michelle 352-214-4025. Rent
$1000. Short term lease welcome 10-1-
07-5-2

GREAT DEAL
3BR/2BA $1200/mo
1116 SW2nd Ave. Walk to campus. No Dogs.
Available now. Call 352-337-9600 10-9-07-
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
10-9-07-10-2

Luxury Condo for Rent in Las Pampas
2 BR 2 Bath, washer/dryer, Comm. Pool
on bus line 8. $ 950 a month, for pictures
www.AndreeRealty.cqm or call
Fred R. Andree 352-375-2900 10-9-07-10-2

WALK TO UF, 3 BR 1 bath HOUSE
3 blocks North UF, 322 NW 15th Terr
hardwood floors, 1 window A/C per BR
$900 mo. www.AndreeRealty.com
Fred R. Andree 352-375-2900 10-9-07-10-2


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unfurnished

1/BR 1/BA unfum apt. In Sunbay. Available
now thru 04/2008. Close to UF & bus route.
No pets. No deposit required, but must meet
approval of property management co. 352-
256-7737 or email wendyb751@aol.com
9-27-07-10-3

Apt needs to be subleased, 1st 2 months al-
ready paid. ONLY $509/mo & isALL inclusive.
At Lexington Crossings. For more information
please call 352-727-8475.. 9-28-9-3

Sublease ASAP until Aug 2008. $474/mo.
Great Incentives. Melrose Student Suites.
1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA. On bus rte to UF.
Prefer female. 3 great roommates. Call 786-
973-6079 or jbaby@ufl.edu 9-26-5-3

Apartments Sublet & Roommates
Browse FREE!
www.SUBLET.com
1-877-FOR-RENT/201-845-7300
8-13-149-3

1/BR 1/BA unfurn apt. in Sunbay. Available
10/15 thru 07/2008. Close to UF. Pets al-
lowed. No deposit for Grads, but must meet
approval of management co. Call 352-213-
1559 or email jbodenweiser@ufl.edu 9-28-
07-5-3

1/1 in a 3/3 at Hidden Lake. Avail 12/07-7/08.
All util except electric included. Pet friendly.
Fitness Center, Clubhouse & pool. $496/mo.
561-253-4395 .9-28-07-5-3

1 BR in 2BR/1 BA sublease avail. Walk to SW
Rec Center. $400/mo includes utils also
free cable & wireless internet. Lots of buses
passing by. Call 352-262-6912 9-28-5-3

1BR/1BA, Great Location! All amenities inc,
W/D included! Facing wooded area, pets
welcome. NO DEPOSIT, NO REDEC FEE!
$35 app fee and $300 neg transfer fee. Call
352-256-9093 Candy. 10-8-07-10-3


Roommates

Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Lawels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 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

LARGE FURN ROOM, PVT BATH
NW G'ville house. Includes all utils & hi spd.
$425/mo. Male preferred. Call Mike 352-372-
7387 9-26-20-4

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

Roommate needed to share 3BR/2.5BA
townhouse. Inci all uitis, W/D, dishwasher,
pool, tennis courts & more. Close to U., on
two bus routes. MUST CALL 772-633-6687
9-28-18-4

Female roommate needed 1BR for 4/2.5
new townhouse, 10 min away from UF by
car or bus. All included $425. 954-557-4769/
baezwpa@bellsouth.net 10-8-07-15-4

HANDYMAN SPECIAL Disc 4 wk. Share
2/2 MH Clayton Ests. $150 N/R dep. $300/m
$75/wk + 1/2 GRU. Fum rm avail now.. Cab/
laundry&cook svc. N/A, N/D. Need vehicle.
Near bus/shops. Sm caged pet ok. 331-3666
9-26-5-4

Roommate needed M/F. Available 10/1/07.
Share a 4BR/3BA, 1700+ sq ft house w/wood
flooring, washer/dryer. Call 305-479-5075 for
info. Off of University & 34th St. 10-12-15-4

1BR IN TWO STORY HOUSE.
NW neighborhood.$375/mo, W/D in the
house. Central heat & air. Available now. Call
Mike 352-316-3930 9-28-5-4


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FURNISHED ROOM FOR RENT
available October in renovated 2BR/1BA
house close to campus with Washer/Dryer
and dishwasher. $450/mo utils incl. Call Tom
352-283-1267 10-1-5-4

Rooms for Rent in Nice NW Home. $400.2-3
m to university and santa fe. Near bus route.
W/D. Ineternet/Cable included. Call 352-262-
1560 10-8-10-4

$275/mo
Male non-smoker, private home. Bus rte 75.
Off Archer Rd & 1-75. 1/2 utilities + security.
Call 375-6393 9-26-07-1-4

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 Internet
and Digital Telephone. 1-888-269-9693 9-
28-3-4


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

PRE-CONSTRUCTION, NEW, & EXISTING
CONDOS, TOWNHOMES, & HOUSES
FOR SALE NEAR UF AT AFFORDABLE
PRICES. SEARCH HERE OR RECEIVE A
FREE COMPLETE LIST VIA E-MAIL. Visit
www.mattpricerealtor.com or Call Today,
352-281-3551, Matt Price, Campus Realty.
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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Walk to UF and stadium from luxurious
Jackson Square Condominiums.
Built to last a lifetime Priced from mid-$250s
Call 352-870-9453
12-5-71-5

2/2 off Archer between campus & 34th St.
Just $126,9001 Fully furnished with washer/
dryer & all appliances. Eric Leightman Action
Realty 352-219-2879 9-28-51-5




M. M. PARRISH
REALTORS"
mmparrish.com
Contact Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish
Realtors at 1.800.755.0086 or visit the all
new mmparrish.com for more information
on our many condominium communities.
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NEW 1,2&3BR Condos Starting at $159K
By UF. Gated. Covered, assigned parking
Matt & Tiffany Thomas Realtors
Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc.
352-494-0194 & 352-316-5556
1-14-73-5

I BUY PROPERTY
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure
Anytime, anywhere. Quick closing.
Let me buy your problem. 352-278-9347
www.bogartproperties.com/referals '10-11-
30-5 .

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 or Janice Arinson 871-
3899 Century 21 John Merrill. 10-15-39-5

2BR/2BA Condo on bus rt close to Shands/
VA Hosp/UF. Asking $110k. 352-328-8473.
Will McCarthy. REALTOR, Exit Realty
Producers. 10-2-07-5-5


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BED QUEEN $110 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 12-5-71-6

BED FULL SIZE $85 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 12-5-71-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $375
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 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-
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FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899

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


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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


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Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $90 317-4031

Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 12-5-71-6


BEDS FUTONS FURNITURE
Quality furniture at reasonable prices.
Morrells Furniture Outlet,
140 NW6th St. 352-378-3400
Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfurniture.com
8-15-25-6


*Nice Sofa $75 *Queen size bed $60
*Dorm fridge $40 *Dresser w/mirror $60
*Maytag washer $70 ODining room table
w/4 chairs $75 OLawnmower $50. Call 335-
5326 9-28-34-6


*Drafting Table Great shape. 31"X47" white
laminate top black steel frame. Adjustable
for sitting/standing positions $100 *Antique
Chest of Drawers All wood, 8 drawer style
matching mirror. Good shape. $95. 337-8151
9-26-5-6



Computers


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


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House/Dorm Fast response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount
wilD. 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

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 clockers, anti-virus, the
works. 1-888-269-9693. 9-26-3-7



Ut Electronics


00*** GATORS CAR ALARMS $99.95g00
00****** INSTALLED FREE! 00000******
Gainesville's Oldest Car Stereo Store.
WAREHOUSE PRICES AUDIO OUTLET
373-3754 www.audiooutletgainesville.com
12-5-66-8


0 1 Bicycles

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

NEW & USED BIKES FOR SALE
WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
Best Prices in Town*
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
10-2-29-9


M For Sale

PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 12-5-71-10

UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENTAUCTIONS
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

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

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

BEAUTY SALON
HYDRAULIC CHAIRS
$200 each. For more info call 352-871-1585
9-26-5-10


For Sale


WALK IN COOLER
Factory made panels box is 8x8x12, evapo-
rator & door. Fair condition 2x4 flourescent
lites. Old style wood window sashes. Jim
682-7373 9-27-5-10

DON'T TASE ME, BRO!
T-Shirts, hats, etc. Wear the newest free
speech buzz phrase. Online orders:
www.cafepress.com/uftaser 10-1-7-10

8' POOL TABLE
Good condition with cues and balls. $250.
352-281-6996 10-2-7-10

YARD SALE
Sat Oct 6 from 7:30am-2:00pm
*TO BENEFIT THE CHARITIES IN
THE UF COMMUNITY CAMPAIGN.e0
Located at Radio Rd & 34th St,
PPD Laundry Bldg FOLLOW THE SIGNS.
10-5-9-10


WfI 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 NW14thAve, 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

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

****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
2002 HONDA SHADOW SPIRIT 750cc
7200 miles. Great mechanical condition.
Yellow with Dings and Scrapes on the Tank
and Sidepipes. Check it out. Call Tommy @
813-476-1912 9-26-07-5-11

2005 YAMAHA ZUMA SCOOTER
Less than 100 miles, includes helmet.
Perfect condition!! Can deliver if needed.
Asking $1495. 386-362-5451 9-28-07-5-11


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05 YAMAHA R1 LIMITED ED.
3400 mi. Excellent cond. $8400. 850-572-
3556 10-9-10-11


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Autos


FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 12-5-71-12

CARS -CARS Buy*SellOTrade
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 0 FREE FREE* FREEO*
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
CALL DON 215-7987 12-5-71-12

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

**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 Vehjicles 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

*******GREAT DEALS********
01997 Ford 150, loaded $5995-
*2004 Mazda 35, sporty $8995
02005 Ford Ranger Edge $9495
Call Sam 219-1298 10-4-10-12

2004 BRIGHT YELLOW DODGE NEON
w/spoiler. Runs perfectly. Just had 52 point
inspection. Manual, 46k. Kelly Bluebook val-
ue $6360. ASKING $4500. No longer need or
can afford but I love it! Call 352-514-1879
10-8-10-12

Clean Montero Sport 2002
65k. Good condition $9300. Call Michelle
352-214-4025 10-1-07-5-12



mI Wanted

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

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


Wanted J


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. Also shopping & walking
For more info. 219-6948 Tower Rd. area 10-
1-07-71-13

YOUTH COACHES NEEDED FOR
BASEBALL, BASKETBALL AND 'GIRLS
SOFTBALL. Get involved in the commu-
nity and Volunteer. Please call the City of
Gainesville at 334-5053 10-8-07-10-13


mi Help Wanted 3

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

the independent florida

alligator

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

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

CNA CLASS: $250! learn @ your own
time & pace. All you. need to be a CNA
& pass the state exam is on VCR tape.
I have a 95% PASS RATE! check it out:
www.lapcnatraining.com or 800-566-4913
12-5-71-14

Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and IT needed for various positions.
Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/
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 iore at
www.gatordominos.com 12-5-71-14







12, ALLIGATOR 0 WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2007


1 Help Wanted


POLITICAL CALL CENTER
Phone reps needed ASAP for Political &
Corporate Campaigns. Up to $9/hr + bonus
potential. 371-5888 ext 111, 4112 NW 22 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
S -"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 person.
12-5-71-14

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

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

Teachers Needed
Imagine Learning Center 371-5450 Taking
applications from reliable, creative individu-
als who enjoy working with children 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 0 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
For a major telecom company. Flexible hours.
PT or FT. No nights or weekends. Bilingual a
plus. EEOC. 372-2051 12-5-94-14

EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
$$$$$$$$$$$$$
Best part-time job you'll ever have.
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

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

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

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

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 12-5-71-14

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


SW1 I Help Wanted ] Help Wanted J


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

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

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 GETA 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

Earn $800-$3200 a month
to drive brand new cars with ads placed on
them. www.AdCarClub.com 12-5-62-14

FAMILY BUSINESS Looking to hire
*ANIMAL TECH FOR REPTILE FARM.*
Must be responsible and able to follow direc-
tions PT & FT available. Start $6.75/hr. Call
352-495-3075 12-5-66-14

Country home/office needs reliable person
for ODD JOBS, YARD WORK, ERRANDS.
Part time. Begin $8.50/hr. Call Sebastian
591-3000. 10-11-15-14


MOVIE EXTRAS
Opportunities in TV and Film production.
All looks needed, no experience required
for casting calls. Call 877-218-6224 12-5-
07-59-14

Make Money in Real Estate!
Learn the rules, Follow a proven system.
Don't get burnt, GET SMART!
Call 1-866-573-4058 for interview.
Serious inquires only apply. 10-1-07-15-14

UNDERCOVER SHOPPERS
Earn up to $70 per day. Undercover

Shoppers needed to judge retail & dining
establishments. Exp not required. 800-722-
4791 12-5-07-59-14

Help wanted PT exp, grill cook, cook with
Chinese wok exp, dishwasher or expo.
Looking for reliabel, hard-working, and lunch
avail. Apply in person at Bento Cafe 3832
W. Newberry Rd, next to Moes. Flex hrs.
10-23-30-14

Do you care about the Environment and
want to work your own hours around your
schedule? Here is your solution to find out
how. www.legitownanewbusiness.com 10-
23-07-30-14

CASHIER
For local service station. FT/PT positions
avail. Must have good people/phone skills.
Aply in person @ 1521 NW 13th St. 9-26-
10-14

Entertainers/Instructors/Elem Ed Maj teach
ages 4-12 fun science. PT, 4-15h/wk, $9/hr,
flex 12-5pm, dependable! 333-0108 apply
online www.madsciencegainesville.com 9-
26-10-14

Stop wasting time on old school net--
work marketing techniques. Find out
how 3% of MLMers make thousands.
www.mlmanswerpro.com 10-23-07-30-14

KARATE INSTRUCTOR-
with good people skills. Afternoon hours.
331-3557 9-27-10-14

THE BABIES' ROOM AND WEECYCLE
NEED YOU! Retail sales, customer service,
have fun. Must be great with kids. Flex
Schedule, some weekends. Please call 378-
8898 9-28-07-10-14

SALES COORDINATOR: Earn up to $16.50/
hr working full-time. Must have great cus-
tomer service skills. Construction experience
helpful. Benefits include 401k, fitness center,
paid time off. Send resume to 352-375-8604
10-1-10-14

PT SUBSTITUTE NEWSPAPER CARRIER
Very early morning hours. Must be depend-
able. Will train. 219-8577 9-28-07-10-14


YOUTH BASEBALL& SOFTBALL UMPIRES
NEEDED. Make extra $$. For more info call
the City of Gainesville Rec Dept at 334-5053
9-28-07-10-14

Volunteer for Money
Participants needed for one-hour focus
group. Must be 18 years or older and a
freshman at UF. Have consumed 5+ drinks
in one sitting in past 2 weeks. Completely
CONFIDENTIAL. Will receive $20- UF
Bookstore gift card and free pizza. Email
aarthur@ufl.edu with subject line Focus
Group Volunteer 9-28-10-14'

INSIDE SALES: Work parttime flexible
schedule. Must have great phone and com-
munication skills. Sales, Marketing and
Promotions experience a plus. Earn up to
$20 per hour. Send resume to 352-375-8604
10-1-10-14


CNA/HHA/STUDENTS needed PT to care
for paraylzed woman. Exp helps. Will train..
References a +. Must have car. Call 395-
6535 after 12pm. 10-1-10-14

*HELP WANTED!*
12-15 HRS/WK
$8-16K
*1-866-994-4343* 10-16-07-20-14

Office Administrator: Have fun and enjoy
your time at work. Work FT $10-12 per hour.
Responsible for providing support to Project
Managers in a field location. Construction
process skills a plus, Benefits include 401K,
fitness center, paid time off. Send resume to
352-375-8604 10-1-10-14

MAINTENANCE
Apartment maintenance
Good Pay*Benefits*Overtime
Professional company
Apply at the Pine Rush office:
4117 SW 20th Ave
fax: 352-375-6396 9-28-8-14

MANAGER
66-unit Apartment Complex
Previous Exp preferred
Must be good with people!
401K*Health benefits*Vacation
Send resume: mfoster@gremco.com
9-28-8-14

WEEKEND DRIVERS NEEDED!
$10-$15/hr; Experienced drivers earn
more. Call Tom @ 352-262-9920 or
tom@gatorfood.com 10-2-10-14

Brand new mother-run co. looking for
nurturing caregivers with flex sched for
on-demand child care. Call 331-5233 or
www.OnCallMoms.com 10-16-20-14

MARKETING HELP Local manufacturer look-
ing for a marketing major to help with our
marketing effort. Excellent writing & graphic
design skills reqd. Flex hrs. up to 10 hrs/wk.
Please email resume to sales@heatpipe.com
10-2-10-14

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 hep you get a job someday! 1-888-
269-9693 9-26-6-14

URGENTIII
AmeriCorps
Read. Tutors Needed Now!
Living Allowance Monthly
Plus Education Award
Pick Your Hours: 22-24
Or 10-12 Per Wk.
Call Kathie at 955-7455
or apply today at
www.AmeriCorps.Org
(ask for accommodations)
9-26-5-14

FALL EXPANSION
$15 Base/Appt.
We want to start 30 ppl.
Customer sales/service
Flex sched, no exp. necessary,
Scholarships possible, PT/FT Avail.
352-246-3319 -10-17-20-14


SALES INTERNS
Breakthrough leadership develop-
ment co needs assertive interns to 'help
generate leads in top UF companies.
www.perthleadership.org/interships 9-28-
07-7-14

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
employment. Volunteers welcome. For info
contact Sally 352-384-1155; st23@cox.net
9-26-07-5-14

PART TIME WORK
Great Pay!
Flexible sched, Start ASAP,
Customer Sales/Service,
Scholarships possible,
No exp. Necessary, conditions apply.
352-246-3319 10-17-20-14

THE GELATO CO & IQ BISTRO
Now hiring. Bring in resume. 352-262-9627
10-3-10-14

LIQUID GINGER
is now hiring for KITCHEN HELP. Please ap-
ply at 101 SE 2nd Place #118. 9-26-5-14

$10-12/hour
Mortgage lender has immediate openings
for college students for telephone sales posi-
tions. No exp required. Flexible hours. Apply
in person between 3 & 7 pm, Mon Fri. 1900
SW 34th St. Ste 206 (2nd floor above credit
union) 10-3-07-10-14

Escape Day Spa in Haile Plantation is look-
ing for outgoing and enthusiastic spa coor-
dinators to answer phones, schedule appts,
etc. part time availability Mon-Sat. Please
Fax resume to 352-335-2445 9-27-07-4-14

Part Time Web Designer Needed.
$15 per hour. Must know HTML, FLASH, and
Photoshop very well. 7-30 hours per week.
Flexible Hours. Email Resume and Web
Portfolio to jobs@theginsystem.com. Ability
and good work ethic is more important than
experience 9-27-5-14

HERBAL MANUFACTURING COMPANY
Experienced customer service representa-
tive and office manager. Fax resume to: 386-
-462-3396 9-28-07-6-14

Servers, Cashiers, Exp Cooks
Wanted at Dill Deli Bakery & Grill Now hiring.
Call 352-376-0042 9-27-07-5-14

ASSISTANT MANAGER
To manage kiosk in Oaks Mall, must dress
neatly w/pleasant personality. DFWP $10/hr
plus bonus. FT & PT. Call Terry between
10am and 1pm only. 1-888-291-9260 9- -
26-07-3-14

PROJECT MANAGER TRAINEE
for blind manufacturing & installation co.
Construction exp helpful 352-339-4600 10-
19-07-20-14

HELPER PT
Flexible hrs for cleaning, mowing, errands &
minor chores. $6-8/hr. Leave clear message
- 373-1690 9-28-07-5-14

HOST(ESS) & SERVER
Experienced. Apply in person @ The
Gainesville Country Club. 7300 SW 35th
Way. 2-5pm. DFWP 9-26-07-3-14

TCBY
In the Thomebrook Village now hiring PT &
FT positions. Smiling eager workers apply in
person please. 12-5-50-14

AMAZINGLY SIMPLE and easy part-time
home business nets $500 and more a day.
Surprising facts in FREE report: Dry Tech,
Suite CL3140, 22212 Camay Ct, Calabasas,
CA 91302 10-19-07-20-14

Get Paid To Submit Photos!
Earn $15-$125 for each photo
taken using your digital camera.
www.snapshotdollars.com 10-8-10-14

ATTENTION MODELS, RAPPERS,
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Andrew Stanhlill Alligator Staff
UF defensive end Derrick Harvey bears down on Troy quarterback Omar Haugabook during the
first quarter of the Gators' 59-31 win on Sept. 8.


By BRIAN STEELE
Alligator Staff Writer
bsteele@alligator.org

As Mississippi quarterback Seth
Adams launched a 77-yard touchdown
bomb to receiver Mike Wallace, every-
one watched UF comer Joe Haden get
burned.
Haden said it was the worst he had
ever been beaten.
But there was a problem before that..
The Gators had no push rush.
"I'll be the first to tell you I'm
not very pleased with our pass rush at
all," UF co-defensive coordinator and
defensive line coach Greg Mattison said.
"We've got too many guys that are get-
ting blocked one-on-one. That's really got
to be more of a pride factor. That's got to
be more of an intelligence factor. When
you know it's a passing situation, there's
nobody that should ever be able to block
you one-on-one."
The Gators have stopped the run and
held Rebels All-Southeastern Conference
running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis to
just 37 yards on the ground Saturday.
But whenAdams had all day to throw,
Coach Urban Meyer said UF's secondary
was exposed. The Gators have just seven
sacks on the year, and only one from the
interior of the defensive line (freshman


Torrey Davis).
"If we're playing good against the
run, that's great, but if a team can throw
for 300 yards, that's partially on the de-
fensive line," tackle Clint McMillan said.
"Bottom line, you can always say this and
that, but we've just got to get more pres-
sure. Definitely we could have helped out
the secondary a lot [more], we could have
gotten some more pressure."
"Bottom line, you can always
say this and that, but we've
just got to get more pressure."
Clint McMillan
UF tackle

Ends Derrick Harvey and Jermaine
Cunningham have combined for five
sacks, but there has been almost no inte-
rior pressure. While McMillan and Javier
Estopinan are on the lighter side for tack-
les, Mattison said they can get over that
hurdle if they improve their technique.
"When you aren't a guy that's going
to outweigh somebody that's in front of
you at a 300-something-pound offensive
lineman, you better be playing with great
technique," Mattison said. "I don't know
that our guys are doing everything they

SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 16


By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Staff Writer
jmarina@alligator.org

UF wide receiver Percy Harvin
did not practice Tuesday because
of a hip-pointer he suffered dur-
ing the Mississippi game.
Gators coach Urban Meyer
said Harvin needs roughly three
days to recover, but he's certain
the sophomore will play against
Auburn on Saturday.
Harvin was fighting through
the injury by running during
practice, but the sophomore left
about 45 minutes early to receive
treatment.
"It's a concern cause he's miss-


*MLB: Atlanta at Philadelphia
ESPN, 7 p.m.
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Fox Sports Net, 7 p.m.
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ing practice," Meyer said. "He
plays better when he practices. I
mean, he's killing himself trying
to get back."
Harvin recorded
nine catches for
104 yards in the
first two quarters
Football against the Rebels
but missed out on
most of the second half because
of the injury.
Meanwhile, senior wide re-
ceiver Andre Caldwell will prob-
ably miss Saturday's game, and
sophomore cornerback Markihe
Anderson is still unlikely to play,
Meyer said.
SEE NOTES, PAGE 16


* 1970: The 13th-ranked Gators are
upset 46-15 by the Crimson Tide in
Tuscaloosa, Ala. UF finished the sea-
son with a 7-4 record.


Carlson, Gundy both to blame for drama


oouTube nation has turned its attention
from Andrew Meyer to Oklahoma State
coach Mike Gundy.
Gundy's 3 1/2-minute tirade in his post-
game press conference Saturday has received
more than 200,000 views.
Instead of commenting on Oklahoma State's
49-45 win over Texas Tech, Gundy chose to
attack Jenni Carlson, a columnist for The
Oklahoman.
Carlson and Gundy both deserve blame for
the blowup.
Carlson had written a column about
Cowboys quarterback Bobby Reid, who was
recently demoted from first string to second
string.
She called out Reid's attitude throughout the
column, leading with an account of Reid being
fed chicken by his mother in a public setting.
I really don't see what that incident has to do
with football, but I'll let it slide.
Then she gets into "rumors and rumblings,"
"back stories told on the sly over the past few
years" and "insiders say."


MLB
Chi Cubs 2
Florida 4
MLB
NY Yankees 6
Tampa Bay 7


Nick Zaccardi
Nick-el Coverage
nzaccardi@alligator.org


Basically, the bulk of
her column is based on
hearsay, other reporters'
accounts and her own
questionable insinuations.
I could write a heck of a
column based on rumors,
back stories and insider
confidences. I have heard
stories about UF sports
and athletes that could


very well be true.
It's something I would get reprimanded,
possibly fired for as a college journalist with
just a few years of experience.
But Carlson has written for her publication
for eight years, so I guess she has leeway.
The worst part of the incident came as
Gundy left the press room to a round of ap-
plause.
I surely hope those claps emanated from
boosters or other Oklahoma State employees
because any journalist who would praise that
SEE NICK-EL, PAGE 16


"'Tim Tebow CAN belive it's not
butter.' That one might be my
favorite one."
UF quarterback Tim Tebow on
which fans' 'Tebow saying' he
likes the most.


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UF VOLLEYBALL

Gators to face more sleepless nights on the road


By EVAN DREXLER
Alligator Writer

Five minutes after defeating LSU on
Sunday afternoon, the UF volleyball team had
a flight to catch. -
There was no time for postgame stretching,
no time for showering and no time for chang-
ing into street clothes.
"That was a little insane," senior outside
hitter Marcie Hampton' said. "We couldn't
even change out of our stuff. We were chang-
ing on the bus and packing up stuff on the bus
because our flight I think was at like 4:30 and
the match went a little long.
"So it was literally, get off the court and run
out to the bus."
All that to catch a flight from Baton Rouge,
La., to Memphis, Tenn., and then another flight
from Memphis to Orlando.
The traveling didn't stop there.
The Gators had a bus trip back to
Gainesville, only to arrive in the wee hours of
the morning.
The No. 6 Gators are in for more sleep-de-
prived nights as they head west for two more
conference road games this weekend.
Some of the players see the flights and
rides as a chance to sleep or listen to music,
but many of them engage in more scholarly
pursuits.
Since they miss Thursday and Friday class-
es when they have road trips, many use the
travel time to catch up on homework.
"Obviously if it's a long weekend road trip,
we try to get some homework breaks in there,"
senior setter Angie McGinnis said.
The coaches also spend time on planes
doing their own homework: watching video
' of the Gators' previous matches and scouting
upcoming opponents.
"Technology has allowed us to do a lot of
work," UF coach Mary Wise said. "We put in a
DVD on the bus ride back, and all three of us
coaches have portable DVD players."
Because Southeastern Conference schools
are typically in cities without major interna-
tional airports, there is added mystery and
delays to the travel schedule.
"To get from Oxford, Mississippi, to any-
where is a little bit difficult," Wise said.


The team's flights are regularly re-routed
and delayed, especially once they get to the
hub of the SEC Atlanta.
"We get -delayed all the time because
we have to fly through Atlanta sp much,"
Hampton said. "We spend a lot of time in
airports."
Hampton crossed her index and middle fin-
gers,, adding that she and Hartsfield-Jackson
Atlanta International Airport are "like this."
Even the season's opening road trip, where
UF visited Illinois State and Notre Dame on
.Aug. 24-26, forced the team to spend extra
time in Macon,; Ga., aftei it couldn't land in
Atlanta.
"Obviously if it's a long weekend
road trip, we try to get some home-
work breaks in there."
Angle McGinnis
senior setter

"It's kind of like a joke," McGinnis said.
"You have to expect that we get back at 2, 3 in
the morning every morning because most of
the time we're delayed through Atlanta."
This weekend, UF heads to Starkville,
Miss., and Tuscaloosa, Ala., for another Friday-
Sunday SEC series.
UF, South Carolina and Arkansas (twice)
are the only SEC schools to play four straight
matches on the road on back-to-back week-
ends. Mississippi State and South Carolina
also play a Wednesday and Sunday match one
week, followed by two weekend matches the
next week.
"If we could just figure out a way to get the
schedule so you wouldn't have to (play away)
two weekends in a row; I think that's a little
unfair," Wise said. "But, it is what it is, just roll
out the ball and play."
It will be another turbulent weekend for UF,
but the team will make it through all right, just
as long as the players -remember to take their
belongings off the buses with them.
"We're forever leaving cell phones on the
bus and having to run back to the bus and grab
it," Hampton said. "Amber (McCray) does it
all the time actually."


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FOOTBALL, from page14 that quarterback alter his throw."
The bottom line is, the Gators de-
fense needs to play much.better than
have to be doing technique-wise to get it did against Ole Miss if UF is to stay
that done. Your hands and feet always undefeated.
got to keep moving toward the quar- "It works both ways," Estopinan
terback. Right now our guys are doing said. "We have to get
a move, and then they stop their hands pressure, and they
or stop their feet." have to hold on. It's a
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*should've been just as scarlet as well,
according to Mattison.
'To play secondary, is one of the
-hardest jobs in America," he said.
"You're on an island out there; If we
can't get to the quarterback, that guy's
job is almost impossible. We take a
great deal of responsibility any time a
longpass is completed.We didn'tmake


pressure up front."
But the way practice has gone this
week, UF is doing everything it can to
fix this problem. Through Monday and
Tuesday, several of the defensive line-
men especially the younger players
- have been the last to leave.
"This is the hardest I've worked in a
long time," Davis said.


Meyer expects healthy

Antwine for Auburn game

NOTES, from page 14


However, freshman of-
fensive lineman Maurkice
Pouncey will be back from
his low-ankle sprain and
should reclaim his starting
spot.

DEFENSIVE LINE COMPETITION:
Sophomore BrandonAntwine,
who has been hampered by a
hyper-extended elbow, may
see some playing time at de-
fensive tackle.
Meyer expects Antwine
to be healthy for the Auburn
game; and he noted the line-
man as an up-and-comer
after practice.
"I have to check with Greg
(Mattison) to see how good
of a day he had, but there's a
lot of competition right now
at D-line," Meyer said.
Meyer also said he is still
considering using 6-foot-6
freshman Carlos Dunlap.
The coach would like to


use Dunlap's long body on
passing plays.
"I have to check with
Greg (Mattiso6r) t see
how good of a day he
had, but there's a lot of
competition right now
at D-line."
Urban Meyer
UF coach


LSU GAME TIME: UF an-
nounced that its game in
Baton Rouge, La., has been
scheduled for 8:28 p.m. EST
on Oct. 6.
Coverage from Tiger
Stadium will begin at 8 p.m.
on CBS. This is UF's second
consecutive late game, since
the Gators matchup against
Auburn will air on ESPN at
8 p.m. Saturday.


UF offensive lineman Maurkice Pouncey (56) protects quar-
terback Tim Tebow during the second quarter of UF's 30-24
victory over Mississippi.


NICK-EL, from page 14


because any journalist who would
praise that outwardly ought to look
for a new profession.
Does Carlson's lack of judgment
excuse Gundy's volatile response?
Heck no.
Let me break down some of
Gundy's comments:
"Three-fourths of this is inaccu-
rate. It's fiction."
Gundy goes on to point out two
aspects of the column that are not
true, far from 75 percent of what was
written.
In a subsequent press conference,
Carlson reportedly asked Gundy to
clarify just what was factually inac-
curate and did not receive an answer
to the question.
"This article embarrasses me to
be involved with athletics, tremen-
dously."
Excuse me, have you seen what's
been going on lately? Michael Vick
and dogfighting. A backup punter
stabbing a starting punter. Steroids,
HGH, testosterone. A column ques-
tioning the attitude of a player is
hardly something to get worked up
about.
"He's not a professional athlete,
and he doesn't deserve to be kicked
when he's down."
It's well known that major college
athletics have similar scrutiny to pro-
fessional leagues. That comes with
the territory for coaches and players.
If Tim Tebow costs the Gators a
game, then stories will fault him for
that. Chris Hetland got the same
treatment last year.
College football is great for play-
ers on winning teams who perform
well. Scholarships, tutors, meals
- the perks are there.
But, like most aspects of life, it's
not all fun and games.
Everybody is held accountable,
including spouting columnists and
loud-mouthed coaches.


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