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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2007


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stories at UF

By KORI FREDERICK
Alligator Writer

Whether dealing with snobbish house guests or secretly
mocking a college professor for overstressing his pronuncia-
tion of Nicaragua, memoirist David Sedaris finds humor in
the tiniest details.
In his calm, sarcastic voice, Sedaris read three of his
short stories to an audience in the Philips Center for the
Performing Arts on Thursday night. The first story detailed
the difficulties Americans have communicating with one
another in foreign countries.
Sedaris had used French words to name all the rabbits
Parisian yard and had the audience in
stitches.
A snooty American dinner guest
insisted that Sedaris had named the
rabbits after verbs instead of nouns and
proceeded to give Sedaris a mini gram-
mar lecture.
"I thought, 'What difference does it
Sedaris make if they are nouns or verbs? They're
my bunnies,'" he read. "Oh, look at Runny and Moist.
They're about to go visit their old friend Screened-in-
Patio."
In addition to reading his stories to an audience of about
850 Gainesville "Sedarists," he also fielded questions and
signed books after the show.
Sedaris' visit was sponsored by WUFT-FM Classic 89 and
WJUF-FM.
Sedaris got his start in the early 1990s through National
Public Radio and then branched out as a writer. He is the
best-selling author of "Me Talk Pretty One Day," "Dress
Your Family in Denim and Corduroy" and "Naked."
Sedaris' seamless transitions between vignettes of his
story kept his audience enthralled.
He talked about the Polish man he sat next to on a "busi-
ness elite" who wept the entire flight from New York to Paris
because his mother had just passed away. And then, without
losing a beat, he transitioned to a tale of childhood dinners
with his Greek grandmother who farted incessantly.
"Nothing irritated my father more than the sound of his
children's happiness," he read from his story "Cry Baby,"
which will be published in The New Yorker.
His father kept a heavy wooden spoon at the dinner table
that he would hit the children with if they got too rambunc-
tious, he said.
"There were nights the spoon would have blood on it,"
he read. "There would be nights hair would stick to the


SEE SEDARIS, PAGE 11


Skatin' Late
Joe Bender, a horticultural science junior, completes a front-side ollie Thursday evening at the skate park
at the Broward Outdoor Recreation Complex. Bender, who is a regular at the park, also practiced the
varial flip, bomb drops and the fifty-fifty. The Broward complex also includes basketball, sand volleyball
and tennis courts.




Shelves, tables filled for book sale


* THE SEMI-ANNUAL SALE
BEGINS SATURDAY.

By KATIE GALLAGHER
Alligator Writer
About 350,000 books fill the Friends
of the Library building as members pre-
pare for the semiannual book sale.
The shelves and tables are filled
- eight copies of "The Yearling," Time
magazines dating back to 1931, 450
leaves of sheet music and more.
And behind the counter sit about
1,500 boxes that haven't been unpacked
yet.
The sale, which includes books, CDs,


records, posters and art, will take place
from Saturday to Wednesday at the
Friends of the Library building, located
at 430 N. Main St.
The book sale hours are from 9 a.m.
to 6 p.m. on Saturday. However, on
Sunday the sale begins at
L~o 1 p.m., and from Monday
News to Wednesday the sale
begins at noon.
Most books are priced
between 25 cents and $3. On Tuesday,
everything will be marked half-off, and
on Wednesday, items will be priced at
10 cents.
Billie Staff, a member of Friends of
the Library, said she expects to raise a
minimum of $120,000 this year.


The money will go to the library,
scholarships for library employees and
cultural literacy programs.
People buy a lot of books, she said.
People buying at least five boxes can
have their books held in outdoor tents.
The express lane is for anyone with
fewer than 20 items.
"I know this one woman comes
every time and buys $900 worth," Staff
said.
Others, she said, spend up to $1,500
or $1,600.
One of the most expensive items this
year, she said, is a promotional banner
for Paul McCartney's album "Tug of
SEE BOOKS, PAGE 11


Defensive
end Jermaine
Cunningham (right)
recorded a career-
high 17 tackles at
LSU on Saturday.
The sophomore has
emerged opposite
Derrick Harvey as a
strong pass rusher.
See story, pg. 22.


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2, ALLIGATOR N FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12,2007

News Today


WHAT'S HAPPENING
Gator Nights
Reitz Union, 6 p.m. -to 1:30
a.m., today
"Ratatouille" will be play-
ing at 6:30 p.m., 9 p.m. and
11:30 p.m.

Celtic Concert
O'Connell Center, 7:30 p.m.
to 10:30 p.m., today
Celtic Woman, a group of
four female Irish artists, will
be performing.

Free Concert
Flavet Field, 7 p.m. to 11:55
p.m., Saturday
Guster will be playing a free
concert presented by Student
Government Productions and
the Jewish Student Union.

UF Play
Black Box Theatre, 7:30 p.m.
to 9:30 p.m., Saturday
UF theater students will be
performing "Crumbs from
the Table of Joy."

5K Run/Walk
5K Run Route, 8 a.m. to 11
a.m., Saturday
The Public Interest
Environmental Conference
will be holding a 5K run.

Music Recital-
Thomas Center, 3 p.m.,
Sunday
The Foundation for the
Promotion of Music will be-
gin the 2007-08 season with
a free recital. A reception will
follow the recital.

ON CAMPUS
Fair showcases psychics
Tasha Kaimrajh found out
she's going to fall in love soon.
The nutritional sciences
senior doesn't know if that's
true, but she said she's open to
the idea, which was suggested
during her psychic reading at
Thursday's psychic fair.
The fair was part of October
Fest, an event sponsored by the
Reitz Union Board to entertain
students between classes and
to celebrate October, said Alex
Marshall, director of special
events for RUB.
It was held on the Reitz
Union Colonnade from 11 a.m.
to 2 p.m.
In addition to the psychic
fair, students also painted mini-
pumpkins and created candy
bags for the elderly.
Marshall said the pumpkins
and candy bags would be taken
to Park Place, an assisted living
facility in Gainesville.
He said the psychic fair is
usually an annual event, but
RUB added other activities this
year because not everybody be-
lieves in psychics.
Skeptics may doubt whether
Flash Silver Moon, who said
she's been a psychic and as-
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forecast, but the psychic said
her track record in predicting
Gators sports is flawless.
This season, she said it's
going to be a much slower
year. However, she said it'll
pick up by the next game.
"There's going to be some-
one, a young player who will
rise to the top and be quite
the leader actually, two of
them," she said. "One might
be a quarterback, and the oth-
er might be a wide receiver."
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Farmers' market moves to plaza
U THE MARKET WILL BE OPEN DURING Voter drive
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THE SAME HOURS.
By KATIE GALLAGHER hosts socials
Alligator Writer
Alligtor rite .$~By DEVIN CULCLASURE
The Union Street Farmers' Market will ,Alligator Writer
open Wednesday at a new location in the dcuclasure@aligator.org
Downtown Community Plaza. a"
The market will still be open at its normal UF students will have the chance this week-
hours, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. each Wednesday. end to enjoy free food and drinks, catch some
Charlie Lybrand, market director, said rays and register to vote.
the market is moving to the plaza, at East .Chomp the Vote, a Student Government
University Avenue and Southeast First Street, .program designed to increase student turnout
because it has outgrown its space at the Sun "at elections, is hosting two socials as part of its
Center. It first opened there more than 11 continued drive to register student voters in
years ago. Alachua County.
"The market needs room to grow," he said. John Carreras, Chomp
"We will have that at the plaza." Student the Vote's director of off-
One or two new booths will open this Government campus activities, said the
Wednesday, he said, but there is potential for first social will take place
more. Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Campus
He expects more booths to attract'more Lodge pool and clubhouse.
customers. The second will be at the Campus Club pool
"The more you have to offer, the more and clubhouse at the same time on Sunday.
people come down to check it out," Lybrand Carreras said the organization is hosting the
said. events to register more students and spread the
When the market first started, he said, word that student voters could impact local
there were eight booths and about 100 cus- policies by helping to elect student-friendly
tomers. representatives.
Now, on a day with good weather, the mar- Students are encouraged to come in their
ket attracts between 30 and 40 booths and up bathing suits to the socials, which will feature
to 2,000 customers. music, free pizza and soda, and plenty of voter
Vendors sell in-season produce, crafts and registration forms, he said.
baked goods. "We want it to be a social, laid-back atmo-
Lybrand said he hopes parking will be bet- sphere," Carreras said. "It's just three hours
ter at the new location because of its proxim- of resting and hanging out and registering to
ity to the downtown parking garage. Lauren Langston Alligatorvote."
The market will not need to change its Lauren LangstonAlligat
name because the move will actually bring it Art White, of Art White Pottery, sets up his booth at the Union Street
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UF FACULTY

UF professor wins prestigious award


By STEVEN WEINER
Alligator Contributing Writer

A UF engineering professor has been hon-
ored with one of the most important awards
in the field of electronics.
Stephen J. Pearton, professor of materials
science and engineering, won the Electron
Device Society's J.J. Ebers Award.
The society, a part of the Institute for
Electrical and Electronics Engineers, presents
the award annually to an individual "who
has made either a single or a series of con-
tributions of recognized scientific, economic
or social significance in the broad field of
electron devices," according to the award's
Web site.
Pearton, who has been a UF professor
since 1994, has a long list of notable achieve-


ments.
"Over the years, my collaborators and I
have developed methods that helped realize
new types of semiconductor chips and lasers
... that are now used exten-
sively in cell phones, DVD
players, the infrastructure
of the Internet and military
systems like advanced
radar," Pearton wrote in
' l an e-m ail.
Pearton's research has
Pearton recently crossed into the
disciplines of biology and
chemistry.
He has been pioneering a new method of
DNA and protein detection using semicon-
ductors, which might help identify kidney
disease.


A semiconductor is a controllable solid
material that can conduct electricity and act
as insulator.
Pearton is the third UF professor to receive
the J.J. Ebers award and believes that UF fos-
ters a good atmosphere for scientific work.
"Having three very distinguished faculty
members who have won the Ebers award is a
wonderful testament to the quality, originality
and impact of our research in the field of elec-
tronic devices," said Pramod Khargonekar,
dean of the College of Engineering, in a news
release.
The release stated that Pearton has been
an influential force in his field for over 20
years. He has published 1,280 papers, given
1,000 talks and has been cited 23,000 times
in academic papers by other scientists and
engineers.


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Florida residents might get a
few more presents from their loved
ones this holiday season, a new UF
survey shows.
Barton Weitz, executive director
of UF's Miller Center for Retailing
Education and Research, said in a
phone interview that even with all
the financial woes facing Florida
residents this year, retailers can ex-
pect a successful holiday season.
Based on a tele-
State phone survey of 525
News state residents last
month, Floridians es-
timate they will spend about $1,325
each this holiday season, according
to a UF press release.
Weitz said the survey showed
an obvious disparity in consumers'
incomes compared with the results
of last year.
"We do know there has been this
general widening of the income gap
between the haves and the have-
nots that has been going on for
quite awhile," he said in the press
release.
Of those surveyed, 81 percent
of consumers with household in-
comes of more than $60,000 plan to
spend the same or more than they
did last year.
In comparison, 42 percent of
those with incomes under $30,000
said they plan to spend less than
last year, according to the study.


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Editorial
Blah. That's how this week has been. We're all hitting that
mid-semesterslump. Midterms have turned us into hermits.
Papers have us gnawing our pencils. Starbucks has prob-
ably sold more cups of coffee this week than all the previous
weeks this semester combined.
And sleep? What's sleep? Maybe we'll finally find out this
weekend. Hopefully your exams are coming to a close and
you can clear those textbooks off your bed so you can, you
know, sleep on it. But for now, take a five-minute study break
for this week's high-stress edition of...



Darts & Laurels
To start it all off, we throw a nothing-causes-stress-
like-money DART at the Student Government Elections
Commission, which fined the Gator Party $75 for breaking
two campaigning rules.
Don't get us wrong. We're not darting the commission for
fining Gator. We're darting it because $75 wasn't much for
the Gator Party, which ran its campaign on a budget of about
$3,500. To put things into perspective, the $75 fine was equal
to what each Senate candidate was encouraged to donate to
the party.
But just about every candidate wore the campaign T-shirt,
which violated the election codes by not including the phrase
"Pd. Pol. Ad."
Perhaps more seriously, several party members were cam-
paigning outside Matherly Hall during voting, which broke
another rule but that garnered only a warning.
A paltry $75 fine doesn't seem like much incentive for fu-
ture SG parties to follow all the rules. If SG wants us to take
it more seriously, it should start by showing that it's taking
itself more seriously.
This week, a new Student Senate president and president
pro-tempore were elected. So we've got to give a what-do-
you-guys-do-again? DART to Kevin Reilly and Kellie Dale,
the Senate's new top leaders. Neither did much as a senator
even though both have been in the system for a few semes-
ters.
Hopefully that will change and they'll start making names
for themselves. Not just on committees and on the third floor
of the Reitz Union, but by showing students those "tangible
benefits" the Gator Party keeps promising.
While our Senate does absolutely nothing, here's a
it's-a-high-stress-special-session DART for the Florida
Legislature, which will probably vote today whether to
approve a bill that would create a technology fee and raise
tuition every year based on inflation. Let's just say we're not
thrilled with this political stunt.
If approved, this bill could actually decrease the amount
of money Florida's public community colleges and universi-
ties receive from tuition. The Legislature could say, "Why do
you need more tuition increases? We already increased it to
match inflation."
But without this automatic increase, tuition increases
could actually be bigger. If the state wants to use this as a
jumping-off point for other increases, that's great. But we
have the sinking feeling that's not how it will work out.
Finally, we have a nothing-relieves-stress-like-a-good-
read LAUREL for the Friends of the Library Book. Sale,
which opens its doors early Saturday morning hey, 9 a.m.
is early to us, especially since we usually use Saturdays for
catching up on sleep. The sale isn't just books, though. It's
CDs, magazines, records, games, puzzles ... the list goes on.
But even more, it's a Gainesville tradition. Devoted buy-
ers will camp out tonight. The fiber-thrifty among us will
wait until Tuesday and Wednesday, when items go down
to half-price and 10 cents, respectively. If you want to build
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Virgins out of place in hook-up culture


W hen people think of college, they prob-
ably think of a smorgasbord of sex. Education
comes to mind, too, but we college students
live in an environment where sex is constantly on the
brain.
Let's look at the facts. We are young adults with simi-
lar goals in life, and the majority of us aren't concerned
with developing serious relationships. This is the one
time in our lives when it is OK to experiment. We will
have the rest of our lives to be serious, right?
Rolling Stone Magazine may have said it best when
it described college as the "booze-fueled culture of the
never-ending hookup."
I guess it said it best, considering I'm not exactly part
of that hookup culture. Because, um, the truth is ... the
truth is ...I am still a virgin.
"What? You're still a virgin?" I can feel you asking
as your eyes boggle out of their sockets. Yeah, I am.
And no, I'm not extremely religious or anything, I just
haven't done it yet and it's beginning to stress me
out.
Being a virgin in college can be pretty nerve-wrack-
ing-because it seems like everyone has already "done
it." Friends who used to be able to relate to my ner-
vousness are now retelling saucy stories from the night
before.
"Aww, Colleen, don't worry," they say reassuringly
as soon as they remember I'm not as experienced as
they are. "You'll learn all about this stuff when you start
having sex."
Psh, yeah. Maybe when I'm 40.
Because I've waited this long, I feel like I'm doomed
to remain chaste forever because the window of oppor-
tunity for a not-so-awkward first time ended when high
school did.


At least when we were a
little younger, the majority of our
peers were inexperienced, so it
didn't matter if you were "good"
or "bad" because no one knew
the difference anyway.
Colleen Shea But as we get older, most
letters@alligator.org potential partners have already
"done it," which means they
have something to compare it to.
Never having sex before adds a layer of uncertainty
to the nature of relationships. When should you men-
tion that you've never done it? Is it the first date, second
date hold on, do people in college even go on dates?
But now that we're older, how long do people usually
wait before they have sex?
I know.it is different for everyone, but it doesn't help
when people constantly tell you different things. Some
people wait two weeks into their relationship to have
sex while others wait four months.
It also doesn't help when a lot of friends say, "Oh
man, you'll hate your first time I did." Gee, thanks.
That's really going to make my stress-o-meter jump a
few notches, as if I weren't already nervous enough.
Why can't we all just go back to the time when ev-
erything was simple and innocent, when all you had to
do if you wanted a boyfriend or girlfriend was to write
"Yes" or "No" on a folded piece of paper and wait for
your crush to circle a reply? It was so much easier that
way.
Oh well, there's no point in wasting time worrying
about sex because it'll happen when it happens even
if I have to wait until I'm 40.
Colleen Shea is a sophomore majoring in journalism. Her
column appears on Fridays.


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Letters to the Editor
LSU fan apologizes for fans' misconduct
I would like to apologize to UF fans, your
football team and staff and Tim Tebow on be-
half of the city of Baton Rouge. The classless
things done (the cell phone incident) and said
(I'm sure there are too many to name) are not
a representation of Louisiana State University
or its fans.
These things were not done with integrity,
and I would like to apologize. This hopefully
will not skew people's representation of LSU
(in a non-sportsmanship-like way) or the SEC
in general.
I am sure this started off in jest, but I apolo-


gize that it was taken to the next level. I speak
for many (but unfortunately, not all) LSU fans
when I say that was one of the best football
games I have ever seen. We appreciate a great
game, especially when the other team has
great players.
Last year, everyone I knew rooted -for
Florida to win the national title, and I am root-
ing for Tebow to win the Heisman. Most of us
here are good sports, and I hope UF will accept
this apology.
Caitlin O'Sullivan
Baton Rouge resident


New Senate pres. won't bring change
After the changing of the guard in the
Student Senate, we now have another Gator
Party insider attempting to implement the
party's failed agenda.
Kevin Reilly produced anemic results as
the Senate's president pro tempore. If you can
name one significant "tangible accomplish-
ment" the Senate has implemented since the
spring election, then I applaud you. Reilly
trumpets his experience in the Senate running
two Senate committees as proof of his qualifi-
cation. If anything, this "experience" is indica-
tive of Reilly's do-nothing philosophy


The Gator Party prides itself on "tangible
results." Where are these changes in the lives
of UF students? What exactly has the Senate
done to improve UF since Gator's near-sweep
of the spring election?
The answer is nothing, and as Kevin Reilly
has been an architect of this agenda of the
status quo in the past, he is not fit to lead the
Senate as its president. UF deserves change in
Student Government, but Kevin Reilly will
not provide it.
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SFCC intern competition kicks off


By DEBORAH SWERDLOW
Alligator Contributing Writer

They won't be living in a house
together, but otherwise SFCC's lat-
est project is the spitting image of a
reality show.
A competition known as The


Interns officially started Thursday
night when the teams were an-
nounced.
The competition pits five teams
of four SFCC students against each
other in a series of four tasks in a
style similar to Donald Trump's
"The Apprentice."


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Keynote speaker Angela Pate addresses competitors and their guests
during the kickoff of the SFCC interns competition Thursday evening.


At the end of each task, one team
is eliminated from the competition.
The members of the winning
team will receive spring internships
with local companies.
The four companies are Charles
Perry Construction, The Gainesville
Sun, North Florida' Regional
Medical Center and Sen. Steve
Oelrich's office.
Each company is responsible for
planning a task and eliminating one
team after each event.
Breck Weingart, president of
Charles Perry Construction, an-
nounced the first task at the open-
ing ceremony at the Paramount
Plaza Hotel & Suites.
He said each
Santa Fe team has been
Community assigned a con-
College struction project
from Rebuild
Gainesville, a nonprofit organiza-
tion that repairs houses for low-in-
come families in Gainesville.
The teams will have nine days to
prepare a work plan, create a budget
and figure out a way to raise money
for the materials, he said.
The first task will take place Oct.
21 at 8:30 a.m.
Ben Anderson, SFCC Student
Senate president, said this is the
first time The Interns has featured
teams instead of eight individual
participants.
"One way to be successful in the
work force is to learn how to work
with people you may not know,"
he said.
The red team started exchang-
ing phone numbers immediately
and trying to find out more about
Rebuild Gainesville.
Larry Donald, a red team mem-
ber, said his team is waiting to
find out the details of the project,
which will be revealed at a meeting
Friday.
The team's only expectation for
the contest: "To win," members said
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TALLAHASSEE The U.S. Supreme Court, not
its Florida counterpart, should decide whether to
stay an execution set next month while the federal
justices consider a lethal injection challenge, a law-
yer for the state argued Thursday.
The Florida Supreme Court heard oral argument
in similar lethal injection appeals from two death
row inmates.
"I'm having difficulty seeing what the ur-
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Florida Supreme Court justice

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punishment.
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scheduled to die Nov. 15 for the rape and murder
of 11-year-old Junny Rios-Martinez, of Cocoa, who
was killed by smothering or choking.
Justice Harry Lee Anstead sharply questioned
Assistant Attorney General Kenneth Nunnelley on
his opposition to delaying Schwab's execution until
the federal justices rule in a Kentucky case.
"I'm having difficulty seeing what the urgency
is of going forward with an execution when we're
about to get the law from the horse's mouth,"
Anstead said.
Anstead raised the issue in the case of Ian Deco
Lightbourne, who is not yet under a death warrant.
Lightbourne has been convicted of killing Nancy
O'Farrell in 1981 after breaking into her Marion
County home.
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McGuire Center releases more than 500 butterflies


* THE CENTER WILL TRACK THE MONARCH
BUTTERFLIES' MIGRATION PATTERNS.

By LINDSEY ROBINSON
Alligator Contributing Writer

A swarm of monarch butterflies, their familiar orange-and-
black markings shining under soft museum lights, dung to
wires in the McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity,
waiting to be free.
The McGuire Center will release more than 500 mon-
arch butterflies to monitor their migration patterns at the
ButterflyFest on Saturday and Sunday.
Eight UF students and one high school student bred about a
hundred of the far-flying monarchs to be released in the rearing
lab of the Butterfly Rainforest.
This is the first year that monarchs will be tagged and let
loose at the festival.
Thomas Emmel, the director at the McGuire Center, said the
butterflies will be released hourly over the course of the event.
Every year, up to two billion monarchs from east of the
Rocky Mountains migrate to one of just 12 sites within 100
square miles in central Mexico.
But very little is known about the route that monarchs from
North Florida take.
The tracking tags, which are dose to a quarter of an inch in
diameter, will be fixed to the butterflies' wings, Emmel said.
On the tags is the program's Web site, phone number and a
unique tag number for each butterfly, all written in very, very
fine print.
Emmel received the tags Sept. 19 from Monarch Watch, a
conservation program out of the University of Kansas.
The monarchs are famous enough that Mexican residents
who can't read English know they'll receive $5 from Monarch
Watch for finding and turning in a butterfly with a tag, he
said.
Michoacin, a mountainous region west of Mexico City, har-
bors the butterflies for about half the year.
Groups studying the monarchs visit Michoac6n throughout


By STEVEN WEINER
Alligator Contributing Writer

UF toxicologists are worried
pharmaceutical chemicals in the
water system may be harming
Florida's environment, UF re-
searchers say.
The federal rule for getting rid
of old medicine is to simply put it
down the drain.
Researchers at the Analytical
Toxicology Core Laboratory
are studying bull sharks in the
Caloosahatchee River in Fort
Myers and the sharks' intake of
leftover residue from old medi-
cine in the water.
Their research is a joint op-
eration with the Mote Marine
Laboratory in Sarasota.
The Mote lab tags the sharks in
the Caloosahatchee with implant-
ed disks of silicone, which collect
chemicals deposited by medicines
into the water.
When the sharks are caught,
the disks are retrieved and sent for
analysis to the scientists at the UF
Analytical Toxicology Core Lab.
At the lab, they try to deter-
mine which chemicals are present
and what pharmaceuticals they
come from.
The lab also receives blood
and liver samples from the sharks
to determine which chemicals
actually make it into the sharks'
bodies.
Nancy Szabo, director of the
lab and co-leader of the investiga-
tion, said bull sharks are an excel-
lent measuring tool for the study.


Szabo said because bull sharks
are able to live in both freshwater
and saltwater environments, they
have a wide range of habitats,
such as rivers and intercoastal
areas.
This trait also puts them in
dose contact with people and the
wastewater run-off that people
produce.
Pharmaceutical chemicals also
make it into the water system
through human excrement.
"People are working
as quickly as possible.
We just want to catch it
early."
Nancy Szabo
director of the lab and co-leader
of the investigation

"Typically, a drug contains
much more of the active ingredi-
ent than the body will actually
use," Szabo said.
Sometimes the body will only
absorb 7 percent to 15 percent of a
given medication, she added. The
rest literally goes down the toilet.
Bull sharks are "also top-level
predators, meaning they are the
end-of-the-line on the food chain
for many other organisms.
This means that if a small fish
absorbs a certain chemical and is
eaten by a bull shark, the shark
also consumes the chemical.
The effect is known as bioac-
cumulation, Szabo said.
Wastewater treatment plants


the year, including a group led by Emmel in January.
The area is populated with a specific type of fir tree with
needles that are "small enough for their six little feet to grab
them securely," Emmel said.
During the migration season, the monarchs will cover the


have been relied on for decades to
dean the water, Szabo said.
However, they were designed
to remove bacteria and viruses,
not pharmaceutical chemicals.
It is an established fact that
pharmaceutical chemicals are
present in much of the nation's
aquatic ecosystems, Szabo said.
But their effect and potential
danger has not been determined,
Szabo said.
The bull shark study has only
looked for chemicals related to
certain drugs.
In the future, Szabo said, re-
searchers hope to expand their
analysis to other kinds of chemi-
cals.
Szabo said one target could be
popular drugs designed to lower
cholesterol.
"Cholesterol-lowering drugs
may directly impact the reproduc-
tive processes of wildlife species,"
Szabo said.
Many aquatic populations
have seen a drop-off in reproduc-
tion, Szabo said. The reason still
remains a mystery, she added.
Although the issue of phar-
maceutical contamination is a
relatively new concern, Szabo
said the Florida Department for
Environmental Protection has al-
ready begun discussing possible
solutions.
One example is finding a new
way to dispose of medicine, Szabo
said.
"People are working as quickly
as possible," Szabo said. "We just
want to catch it early."


forest in the mountains of Michoacan, enveloping entire trees
with their colors
"It looks like a giant orange Christmas tree," Emmel said.
He said he hopes to continue releasing monarchs to study
their migration patterns.


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A butterfly is perched on a flower at the Butterfly Rainforest in the Florida Museum of Natural History at UF earlier
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AROUND GAINESVILLE


Losses may slow sales


By APRIL DUDASH
Alligator Writer

With the combination of two football
losses, a month of away games and an
off-week, some local Gators merchan-
dise stores are feeling the strain from a
lack of interest.
Clint Wilson, general manager for
Gator Fever on Archer Road, said the
store has seen a drop in sales.
"The Gator fans aren't quite as enthu-
siastic as they were during September,"
Wilson said.
Even thQugh it hasn't been a great
month for Gator Fever, Wilson said it's
still better off than college stores for
other universities.
"We have such a big fan base," he
said.
Lynne Vaughan, director of UF
Bookstore, said last week was a little
rough.
It's been quiet since no October
games are scheduled, but they hope
to make up for the lack of sales in
November, she said.
Homecoming marks the beginning
of November with a home game against
Vanderbilt University.
The UF Bookstore also hopes to sell
a large amount of merchandise this
weekend during UF's Family Weekend
2007, which runs Friday and Saturday,
she said.
The family weekend will include
workshops, receptions and Gators ath-
letic events.


"The weekend will increase the poten-
tial for families to shop for Gators gear,
Vaughan said.
Nandy Ferguson, the general man-
ager for Florida Book Store on West
University Avenue, said locals aren't
buying a lot of merchandise.
However, the football losses against
Auburn University and Louisiana State
University have not affected their cata-
log and web orders.
"The two little blips we've had
have not hurt us in any way,
shape or form."
Nandy Ferguson
West University Avenue Florida Book
Store general manager


"The two little blips we've had have
not hurt us in any way, shape or form,"
Ferguson said.
Florida Book Store isn't the only store
that has seen steady business despite
football losses and scheduling.
Sandy Canevari, store manager for
Gator Mania in The Oaks Mall, said
weekends are faring well for the store.
. Last Saturday, sales were busier than
normal, Canevari said.
Serra Bass, cashier clerk at Gator
Shop on West University Avenue, said
UF students make up a major part of the
store's consumers.
Business has been the same, she said.
"The kids are still here," she said.
"We're still pretty busy."


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Midway through his set, he was distracted by a paper-
clip on the floor next to his podium.
He picked it up and put it on the podium because he
said it would have distracted him the rest of the night.
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brother Paul to buy marijuana from a man named Little
Mike.
n Little Mike and his.wife, Beth, became
Campus increasingly amused when Paul told them
that Sedaris is gay.
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spend thinking about gay relationships is amazing.
"Now, which one of you is the woman?" Beth asked.
"Neither of us," he replied. "That's what makes this a
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It was donated by a music store
and marked at $150, Staff said.
Cheaper items, like books, are used
but in good condition, she said.
"There are a lot of people in town
who buy the best-sellers and as soon
as they've looked at them, they send
them to us."
Any books that aren't fit for sale
they donate to the prison system.
Rare and specialty items are sent
to the Collector's Comer. JoAnne
Engwall, the book sale's specialist
on Florida, works watching over
an entire bookcase filled with tour
guides and the works of both Marjorie
Kinnan Rawlings, a Florida resident
who is best known for writing "The
Yearling," and UF graduate Carl
Hiaasen.
The comer also contains sections


for the Civil War, poetry, science, art,
children's books, signed copies and
first editions.
"We could use twice the
space. I keep saying there's
an empty Winn-Dixie out
there."
JoAnne Engwall
book sale's specialist on Florida

Items in the Collector's Comer cost
more than most of the other books,
usually between $4 and $80. That is
also where the "ephemera" go-base-
ball cards, collectible postcards, and
40-year-old copies of the Ladies
Home Journal, The Saturday Evening
Post, National Geographic and Time
magazines.
"It wasn't meant to last," Engwall
said explaining the term "ephemera."
"But someone has saved it for the


past 30 or 40 years, and now it's valu-
able."
The ephemera are not put out the
first day of-the sale because it will be
too crowded, she said.
Last year, people started camping
outside the door Friday night.
"They bring their tents; they bring
their chairs; they play games; they
sleep," Engwall said.
People come to the sale from as
far away as Washington and Maine,
she said.
The sale, which started in 1954,
continues to grow.
"We could use twice the space. I
keep saying there's an empty Winn-
Dixie out there," she said.
Staff said she works full time dur-
ing the two weeks before and during
the sale.
In addition to a heavy-duty clean-
up the day after, Staff said there are
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2Br/2Ba flats, *3Br/3Ba townhms
FREE Tanning, W/D, 24hr gym
PC Lab, Gated, All Amenities, Pt Friendly
Leasing for FALL*377-2777
12-5-71-1

NEED ROOMMATES?!
All Inclusive 3's and 4's
FREE Roommate Matching
FREE Cable, Utilities, Internet
FREE Fum, Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route!
12-5-71-1

MOVE IN TODAY or FALL
Massive-Luxury 2&3 Beds
Pool*Hot Tub*Tanning*PC Lab*W/D
FREE Cable with HBO*Most Utilities FREE
Minutes from Campus! 372-8100
12-5-71-1

1, 2, 3, 4BR Apts.
www.ApartmentslnGainesville.com
12-5-71-1

LUXURY COLLEGE CRIBSI
Furnished luxury private BR & BA. New 24
Hr Gym, Largest kitchens & Club House!
Mile trail & 3 bus stops in complex! New
Tan beds! From $499 352-271-3131
12-5-71-1

Roll Out of Bed & Into Class
$469 $499 Gets you all this!
Fully Furnished, Free Ethemet, Free Cable
w/HBO, FREE UTILITIES, W/D,
Roommate match. 379-9300
12-5-71-1

Show Off!
Spacious 2/2s 3/3s & 4/4s
All Inclusive Resort Living
LexingtonCrossingUF.com
373-9009 Live in Paradise
Because you deserve it. 12-5-71-1

*FREE RENT*
Luxury 2/2 & 3/3 TH
NO M/I FEES
FREE Cable w/HBO & Show & Utility Pkgs
Gated*Alarms*Pet Friendly
,www.TheLaurelsUF.com
MOVE IN TODAY! 335-4455
12-5-07-71-1


I For Rent
I furnished


* 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

Walk To UF: Furnished Luxury Apt.
2 blocks to UF classes! $770 includes every-
thing: Cable, Ethernet & Electric. Gym, pool.
Semester or 1 year lease. 352-376-6223.
www.LiveNearCampus.com 12-5-70-1
Spacious*Affordable*Close to Campus
4BR RMMTE MATCH from $379/mo
Includes Cable w/HBO
*Pool*Hot Tub*PC Lab*B-Ball*Tennis*V-Ball*
www.ucomonscondos.com 352-377-6700
12-5-07-50-1

3BR/3BA furnished Windsor Park Condo
w/resort-like amenities, on bus rte 7days/wk.
Ready for occupancy 3705 SW 27 St. Unit
#1117 RENT NEGOTIABLE. 386-597-1167
10-18-10-1

One furnished bedroom with private bath
available for Spring and/or Summer. $510/
obo month(includes utilities)Estates on bus
route 20/21. Free gym and tanning. 904-
891-8585 10-12-07-5-1

Spg/sum. House 1 mi north of campus.Lots
of parking, wireless, on bus route, 10 minutes
bike ride to campus, nice neighborhood.Two
rooms $350/mo.One room $250/mo.Utilities
split four ways.(352)586-6926. 10-12-5-1

Windsor Park. Room available in
a 2/2 furnished unit. Brand new
W/D &?bath cabinets. Utilities,
internet & cable included. $565.
Call for pets. 305-788-5681. 11-2-07-20-1

First Month FREE!!!!
1BR/1BA sublease in 4BR/4BA on Bus
Route Less .than 3 mins to UF/Shands,
$529/mth Incl. Utilies!! Move in today & get
First Month FREE!! Call Mallory for more info
407-620-2445 10-15-07-6-1

SUBLET- MOVE IN NOW DON'T PAY RENT
TIL DEC 1ST. Bdrm w/ prvt bath in 2 bdrm
unit. Both bdrms available. $579. per mth per
rm. Inclds cable(HBO), internet, utilities. 727
735-7986. 10-16-07-5-1

SWEET APARTMENT
Walk to UF or 3 bus routes. Pond on side.
Groundfloor. All Inclusive. Furn room
in 2/2 for $550 for spring. 772-342-3532.
10-18-5-1


8i. For Rent
unfurnished

*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1BR apt. $345/mo.
01BR 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
12-5-71-2

LYONS SPECIAL
$199 1st month's rent
377-8797
12-5-71-2
1 & 2 BRs FOR JANUARY!
>From ONLY $639/mo!
Includes Water/Sewer/Pest
Bus Stop Nice Pools
Pets Ok 335-PARK 12-5-71-2
BE THE FIRST-IN THE LAST!
BRAND NEW IN 2007 3/3TH
Unparalleded Luxury in Downtown
From only $1659 with cable & internet
Huge bedrooms w/walk-in closets!
Only 1 mile to UF*Steps to nightlife
ONLY 1 LEFTIll 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
1BRs FOR JANUARY!
>From ONLY $550/mo!
Nice Pools & Courtyards
Walk/Bike to UF + Quiet
Pets Ok 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
Stop looking and live here
Great 2BR under $8001 w/washer&dryer
Move in today or November! Your choice!
Includes alarm, patio, disposal, D/W
352-376-4002 pinetreegardens.com
12-5-71-2


,Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 sec
ond walk to UF. Wood firs, washer drye
included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish
Short term available. Private Owner. $595
up. 352-538-2181. Lv msg 12-5-71-2


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

** 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
12-5-71-2

*NO MOVE IN FEES*
Luxury 2/2. & 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

Your PERFECT Match!
HUGE 1, 2, & 3 BRS!
Pool*Gym*Clubhouse*Pets ok
Located in Butler Plaza
Great Rates! Call Now 373-1111
12-5-71-2

**3BRS & Roommate Match**
1.9 mi to UF-W/D*Garages
Free Cable w/HBO & Showtime
Free Tanning-Comp. Lab
Pets welcome-Private dog park
Luxury Living 377-2801
12-5-71-2

We're GINORMOUS!
Flats or Townhomes
2, 3 or 4br MOVE-IN TODAY!
FREE tanning, 2 pools, 1 mi from UF
NO MOVE-IN COSTS AND FREE RENT
Call 376-2507 or www.BivensCove.com
12-5-07-71-2


FREE RENT-MQVE NOW
- Giant -Luxury 2&3 Beds
r Cable PC Lab Tanning W/D
We love pets! A treat to live in!
- Call for Specials: 372-8100
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***FREE RENT***
2 bedrooms avail. NOW
FREE Tanning, Aerobics Center
Pool w/BBQ, Awesome Bus Route
Ask about our RENT REBATES
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

. MOVE IN NOWI
HUGE 1/1 FOR Imm.
Walk-in closet Screened porch
W/D Luxurious amenities
Close to UF and SFCC
352-372-0400 Call for specials 12-5-71-2

Live at a Legend!
The Polos of Gainesville
will give you the best college experience
with Spacious Apartments, Three Pools
with Jacuzzis, HUGE Gym, Billiards Room,
and many more amenities! Minutes from UF,
shopping and Shands. On all major RTS bus
routes. All at a rate that won't break your
bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656 12-
5-71-2

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

MINUTES FROM UFi!!
3/3's from only $486 per Bdrm
4/4's from only $452 per Bdrm
FREE Cable w/ HBO/ SHOWTIME
FREE Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
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


How To Place A Classified Ad


In Person:
Cash, Check, MC, or Visa
The Alligator Offic
1105 W. University Ave.
M-F, 8am 4pm
UF Bookstore at Reitz Union
M F, 8am 6pm, Sat. 10am 5pm


By Mail:
Use forms appearing weekly in The
Alligator. Sorry, no cash by mail. MC,
Visa or checks only.
By Phone: (352) 373-FIND
Payment by Visa or MasterCard ONLY.
M F, 8am 4pm
By Fax: (352) 376-3015


When Will Your Ad Run?
Classifieds begin TWO WORKING DAYS
after they are placed. Ads placed at the
UF Bookstore may take THREE days to
appear. Ads may run for any length of
time and be cancelled at any time. Sorry,
but there can be no refunds or credits
for cancelled ads.


Corrections and Cancellations:
Cancellations: Call 373-FIND M F, 8am 4pm. No refunds or
credits can be given,
Alligator errors: Check your ad the FIRST day it runs. Call 373-FIND
with any corrections before noon. THE ALLIGATOR IS ONLY RE-
SPONSIBLE FOR THE FIRST DAY THE AD RUNS INCORRECTLY.
Corrected ads will be extended one day. No refunds or credits can be
given after placing the ad. Changes called in after the first d y will not
be further compensated.
Customer error or changes: Changes must be made BEFORE
NOON for the next day's paper. There will be a $2.00 charge for
minor changes.


1 for Rent: Furnished 6 Furnishings 11 'Motorcycles, Mopeds. 16 Health Services 21 Entertainment
2 For Rent: Unfurnished 7 Computers 12 Autos 17 Typing Services 22 Tickets
3 Sublease 8 Electronics 13 Wanted 18 Personals 23 Rides
4 Roommates 9 Bicycles 14 Help Wanted 19 Connections 24 Pets
5. Real Estate 10 For Sale 15 Services 20 Event Notices '25 Lost & Found

All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination." We will
not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. All employment opportunities advertised herein are subject to the laws which prohibit discrimina-
tion in employment (barring legal exceptions) because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, familial status, age, or any other covered status. This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through the type of advertising that
is know as "personal" or "connections" whether or not they actually appear under those classic cations. We suggest that any reader who responds to that type of advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information. Although this
newspaper uses great care in accepting or rejecting advertising according to its suitability, we cannot verify that all advertising claims or offers are completely valid in every case and, therefore, cannot assume any responsibility for any injury or loss arising from offers and acceptance of
offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.


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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
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 Mil 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

THINKAHEADI
Reserve Now For January 2007!
Downtown-Studios, 1, 2, & 3's
It is never too early to sign! 338-0002
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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
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
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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 SW62nd Blvd 877-781-8314
www.lakewoodvilllas.com
12-5-71-2

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Ask About Our Move-In Specials
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages,
Incl Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Intemet;
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
701 SW 62nd Blvd 888-267-5078
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/month!
Next to UF, Shands, Butler Plaza!
Water included! Pets welcome!
Call today! 352-376-1248
12-5-71-2

BRIDGELIGHT
1 BR Loft Style
Starting at $650 mo
M-F 11-6 Sat 10-2
3006 SW 23rd St 866-747-8443
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
866-747-8443 CMC LLLP
Lic. Real Estate Broker
Equal Housing Oppty.
12-5-71-2

CRICKET CLUB II
NOW LEASING
Brand new 1, 2, & 3 bdrm
Luxury apartments
Conveniently located near
shopping, restaurants
and SFCC. For more info. Call:
888-509-4649
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
Comer of NW 3rd Place & 14th Street
www.nantucketwalk.com
352-215-2653
12-5-71-2

Available Now and November Walk to UF
1 BR washer/dryer free *
cox cable internet $775
3BR house cent AC/H $925
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


** 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 Shands/VA
Single quiet prof/serious Grad student only.
$540/mo, 1 pet < 50 pounds at $25/mo ar-
ranged. 352 377-2150 Please leave a msg.
10-12-07-35-2
PETS PARADISE
No app or pet fee. Townhouse 2BR/1 BA, fire-
place, privacy fence, modem 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
IBR Villa ONLY $529
Duckpond*POOL*Alarm avail
Leasing FALL Fast! 372-4835
12-5-70-2

ONLY 1 MILE to UFI
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
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5BR/2BA Near- UF $1295/mo
4BR/4BA Univ. Terr. $1525/mo
2BR/2BA Townhouse $850/mo

30 + Properties Availablel
www.Bosshardtpm.com
352-371-2118 12-5-68-2
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 10-12-07-20-2

For rent. 5BR/3BA
Across street from UF law school. 1 blk 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!ll
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-
17-07-20-2

GREAT DEAL
3BR/2BA$1200/mo
1116 SW 2nd Ave. Walk to campus. No
Dogs. Available now. Call 352-337-9600 10-
23-07-20-2


BRAND NEW APTS
in SW within 2 mi to campus. 2BR/2BA.
$1000/mo. Call 352-317-0228 10-29-07-
12-5-07-71-2 20-2


SPACIOUS DOWNTOWN HOUSE
4BR 2BA, w/2 kitchens, parquet floors, fire-
place & more,
$1095/rent, 1525 NE 6th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 37Z-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 10-12-
07-9-2

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 10-12-
07-9-2

BIKE TO CAMPUS! Private 2BR duplex,
Ceramic tile, large fenced yard, $625/rent
3801 SW 17th Place
Carl Turlinton Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 10-12-
07-9-2

NW 39th Ave 2BR/2BA
Gated patio, trees. Garbage & part utils paid.
Convenient, good neighborhood. $615-$630.
373-8310, 219-3937 10-16-10-2

Spacious 2000 sq ft home in Blues Creek.
3BR/2BA/2CG, AC, fans, yrd serv incl. Pool,
appliances, sec sys, internet hkup, UF bus
rte, Huge MBR $1250/m, F/L,/S 7953 NW
48th Way. Call 954-805-7827, 561-912-6223
10-17-07-10-2

SHANDSAREA
Townhouse apt. 2BR/1.5BA, amenities, pri-
vacy backyard, bike to campus. $535/mo.
Leave message 352-379-5702, Cell 386-
972-4115 10-17-07-10-2

3BR for 2br prices
Huge 3BR ONLY $879
*ONE MONTH FREE*
Newly renovated
Available NOW*333-1120 12-5-40-2

STUDIOS & 1BR
Walk to Butler Plaza
From ONLY $485
Laundry*Alarm*Pets
Available NOW*377-2596 12-5-40-2

RIGHT Place, RIGHT Price, RIGHT NOW!
Across street from VA hospital. Walk to
Shands, UF, Vet school.1 & 2 BR condo-
homes from $625 available for imwmedate
move-in. Grad student & hospital employee
discounts. Renovated units avail. Cats OK.
Union Properties, Summit House 376-9668
12-5-07-45-2

1920's Bungelow NE 10th St. W/D hk-ups.
Hardwood, fans, large backyard, excellent
condition, $900/mo No Dogs 373-3736 11-
6-07-20-2

HISTORIC APARTMENTS
Available in Fall. 1-2-3 bedrooms, Hardwood
floors, fans, porches, downtown. No dogs.
1st-last-security. 378-3704 11-6-07-38-2

Upgraded studio DIRECTLYACROSS FROM
UF! Very nice! Hard wood & tile thru out. ALL
utilities included! Pool. Free parking. Pets
OKI $630/month. Rest of Oct. for free! Call
904-315-7444 or email carmody3@ufl.edu.
10-22-07-7-2

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
10-26-07-11-2


Subleases

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

1BR 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 10-18-18-3

1BR/1BA $529/mo
Fum apt, close to UF, great amenities.
Available 1/08-8/08. I will pay any move-in
fees. Contact Sarah at 941-321-068 10-
24-20-3


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M/F needed to move into spacious 3B/B
ASAP. $391.66/mo + util. Exceptional ameni-
ties: 3 pools, bball, vball, raquetball, FREE
tanning & morel Vaulted ceilings, w/d, w/in
closet, ''bus routes (9 & 35) Less than 2mi
to UF. Call Katie 561-676-9699 NOW1 10-
12-5-3

NEAR CAMPUSII
The Estates(poolside)$565 1bd/1ba in 4/4-
All inclusive.Amazing roommates,pools,and
fitness centers.Avail.now(female)lease ends
July 08. Kari 352-219-0839 10-12-5-3
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Studio 5 blocks to campus, walk to class
& the bars! Sublease for Spring and
Summer08. $599/month newly renovated w/
full kitchen living room bedroom & bath Call
for more info: 941-626-0782. 10-19-10-3

1 BD in 4/4 APT
Ethemet/digital cable
1st month rent free
$325/mo + utilities
407-949-4824 10-17-07-6-3

MELROSE STUDENT SUITES
$474/mo. Great incentives 1BR/1IBA in
4BR/4BA on bus rte to UF. 3 great room-
mates. Call 786-973-6079 or jbaby@ufl.edu.
OCTOBER FREE 10-17-5-3


All Roommates


Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 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

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

Looking for 2 quiet, mature grad students or
professionals to rent in a 3/2 home on NW
34th Street. 4 mi to UF or SFCC. Backyard
overlooks creek. $500/mo + 1/3 utils. W/D,
DW, walk-in closets. Call 352-262-2440.
10-18-15-4

2 college students needed to fill rooms in
house oof NW16th and 34th. $595/mo incl
all utilities. 2 story, 2500 sq ft fenced yard.
Immediate occupancy. Call Michael 904-502-
7733 or Michelle 904-707-5225 10-26-20-4

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 w/utils incl Lease/
deposit. 378-2016 10-12-9-4

F wanted to share 2/2 townhouse at
Rockwood Villas. W/D,tennis/vball
courts,pool,wifi intemet,cable,unlimited park-
ing right behind Oaks Mall. Fully furnished
$500 including utilities. 786-556-0137 10-
16-10-4

COUNTRYSIDE CONDO 1BR/1BAavail 1/11/
08 in 4BR/4BA unit. $465 all utils incl, W/D,
exercise room, pool, direct bus to UF 3 miles,
ethernet access. Call Sebastian 352-874-
8905 or Flo 1-352-357-9695 10-31-19-4

NS female to share 2/2 condo in Treehouse
Village. On bus line. Newly remodeled and
fully furnished (except BR) WD, Fitness
center, pools. Avail. 10/14/07. $450 + 1/2
util. + ep. 321-266-7069/ 321-213-5059
10-18-07-10-4

Female roommate needed for 2/2 at
Gainesville Place Apartments. Utilities in-
cluded, furnished. W/D in unit. Pool, exercise
room. Shuttle bus to UF within complex. Call
(863) 944-1588 for details. 10-25-15-4

$300 house near Oaks Mall Grad student
looking for roommate to share a house near
UF and-6FCC. Great short traffic free drive
to campus. Washer, dryer and dishwasher.
786-368-4498 orios@ufl.edu 10-19-10-4


Excellent condition 1BR/1BA avail in a 3BR/
3BA condo in Rockwood Villas. W/D, great
pool, volleyball courts. $475/mo + 1/3 utils.
Must see. Avail now. Call Mike @ 352-339-
6176 10-12-07-10-4

2 New Yorkers looking for a roommate for a
3/2 just 2 miles from UF. Washer/Dryer, in-
temet, cable. A beautiful fenced in backyard.
Also a garage. $525/mo. Contact Jona 352-
682-1902 10-15-5-4

Roommate wanted. Very close to UF. 4BR
house. Hi-spd wireless, inside laundry, great
parking. NS. $395/mo + utils. 813-295-3015
or 352-376-8805 10-22-07-10-4

Roommate needed to share 3BR/2.5BA
townhouse. Incl all uitls, W/D, dishwasher,
pool, tennis courts & more. Close to UF, on
two bus routes. Available now. MUST CALL
772-633-6687 10-31-07-16-4

One male roommate needed for 3BR/2BA
house in Palm Grove 5 miles from campus
$290/mo. Contact Ryan ASAP 941-586-9992
10-12-2-4
Large. Beautiful home in NW. Large, fenced
yard. Dog allowed. Wireless internet N cable.
Non smoker PLZ $400 + 1/2 utilities. First
and $400 security to move in. Avail 10/12/07
Call 352-318-3830. 10-18-07-5-4 -


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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


5 ACRES OWNER FINANCING
Tustenuggee Hills Subdivision. 10 min north
of High Springs. Dry, cleared, & fenced. Low
Columbia County taxes. 386-454-7170 10-
24-07-20-5

3/2 SINGLE FAMILY HOME
New flooring, ceiling fans, and A/C. Large
shaded fenced lot. Great starter home or
investment. $99,000.15 NE 14 ST. 352-682-
3968 10-12-10-5

For Sale. Impressive 4 bedroom home. Only
5 minutes to UF/Shandsl Large Fenced Back
yard, split plan, solar heated pool. 4312 NW
12 PI. $398K Gilchristforsale.com 352-317-
5559 10-18-07-10-5

2 br/2ba Condo w/fireplace and beautiful
view overlooking pond in gated club commu-
nity. Alarm system and all new appliances in-
cluding washer & dryer. Only $145,000. Must
Seel Call 352-538-7879. 10-25-07-15-5

A DEAL in the DUCKPONDI Great 3/2 home
for sale, 2000 sq.ft. plus add'lI a/c wkshop.
Vintage charm with all updates. Double lot
w/privacy fence & deck. $285K Call Marsha
Philips, ERA Trend Realty 352-215-8013.
10-16-07-5-5

Palm Harbor Factory Pricesl!! Modulars,
Mobiles, Stilt Homes. Call (800)622-2832.
10-12-1-5

Daniel Boone Log Home Auction Sat. Oct.
20th Jacksonville, FL 26 New Log Home
Packages to be auctioned. Take delivery up
to one year. Package includes sub-floor, logs,
windows, doors, rafters, roofing, etc. Call
(800)766-9474. 10-12-1-5

DIVORCE$275-$350*COVERS children, etc.
Only one signature required *Excludes govt.
feesI Call weekdays (800)462-2000, ext.600.
(8am-6pm) Alta Divorce, LLC. Established
1977. 10-12-1-15


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ABSOLUTE TENNESSEE RIVER LAND
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West TN Visit www.comasmontgomery.com
or call (800)825-5523 Firm#1478 10%
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2 ONLINE REAL ESTATE AUCTIONS. Pre--
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ABSOLUTE AUCTION- 70 Properties to be
sold October 27, No Minimuml Bayfront Land,
Many Vacant Residential Lots, Sailboat Water
Condominium, Homes, Commercial, Beach
Front Lot. VanDeRee Auction, (941)488-
3600www.vanderee.com.10-12-1-5

Estate Auctionl October 27, 10AM. 222+/
- acres divided. Timberland,pastures, hunt-
ing, fishing, Great homesites. Excellent
development tracts. 10% B.P., AU-C002594
rowellauctions.com (800)323-8388.10-12-
1-5

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com Call for free brochure (800)841-5868.
10-12-1-5

Beautiful NC Mountains Boone, Blowing
Rock, Banner Elk. Let the local experts at
MAP Realty find that perfect property for you.
(828)262-5655 orwww.maprealtyboone.com.
10-12-1-5

1ST TIME OFFERED Colorado Mountain
Ranch. 35 ACRES $49,900. Priced for
Quick Sale. Overlooking a majestic lake,
beautifully treed, 360 degree mountain
views, adjacent to national forest. EZ Terms.
(866)353-4807. 10-12-1-5


GORGEOUS N.C. MOUNTAIN HOMESITES
3-7 Acres from just $79,900 MINUTES TO
ASHEVILLE N.C. Enjoy sweeping mountain
views, A mile of river frontage and walking
trails. Amenities include gated entrance,
community lodge & Riverside BBQ area.
Excellent Financing Available. GRAND
OPENING Saturday, October 13th Call
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LIMITED TIME OFFER 100% FINANCING-
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Blue Ridge Mtns. 90 miles of Shoreline
start $99,000. Call Now (800)709-LAKE.
10-12-1-5

Estate Homesites in Gated Lakefront
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LAKE. 10-12-1-5SAVANNAH HIGHLANDS
NEW HOME $164,900: New home near
historic Savannah, Georgia. Three bed-
room, two bath, two car garage, screened
porch. Coastal Living at an affordable price!
(888)499-7575 www.savannahhighlands.co
m. 10-12-1-5

LAKES OF SUMMERVILLE: Coastal
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ally located near historic Charleston SC.
3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 9' ceiling, 2 car
garage. Call Now! (800)639-5000 www.lake
sofsummerville.com. 10-12-1-5

Build your dream retirement home Land
starting at $79,900. On 18 hole champi-
onship golf course. Home of Golf Digest
Schools. Blue Ridge Mtn setting, comfortable
4 season climate. Enjoy low taxes & low cost
living in top- rated cultural & recreational
location. Perfect for vacation/retirement. Call
now (865)334-3253 ext. 1336. 10-12-1-5

3 BR RANCH house along trout stream that
borders National Forest. Set on 15+ acres
for tremendous privacy- absolute steal at
$294,900. Won't last, call now (877)777-
4837. 10-12-1-5


FREE Closing Costs or $10,000 Savings
Bond w/ purchase of prime 20+ acre proper-
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on huge trout stream Call now for details
(877)202-2727. 10-12-1-5

Retire to So. Carolina! 4BR/2BA/ $229,000.
New home on 18 hole championship golf
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climate. Enjoy low taxes & low cost of living
in top- rated cultural & recreational loca-
tion. Perfect vacation/retirement. Call now
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MOUNTAIN PROPERTIES with Spectacular
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acreage. CHEROKEE MOUNTAIN GMAC
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com Call for free brochure (800)841-5868.
10-12-1-5

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS Log cabin shell on
2 private acres near very wide trout stream
in the Galax area and New River State Park,
$139,500 owner (866)789-8535. 10-12-1-5

Autumn Lake Sale! Dockable Lakefront &
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Gorgeous private lake. Call now (888)792-
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1-5

EXCLUSIVE ESTATES! Very rare estates
being offered for 1st time: Unique waterfall
estate. 15.3 acre gentleman's farm. View @
www.troutstreamestates.com. 10-12-1-5

North Carolina Cool Mountain Air, Views
& Streams, Homes, Cabins & Acreage.
FREE BROCHURE (800)642-5333. Realty
Of Murphy 317 Peachtree St. Murphy, N.C.
28906. www.realtyofmurphy.com. 10-12-1-5

ARIZONA LAND LIQUIDATION Near
Tucson, Football Field Sized Lots. $0
Down/$0 Interest, $159/Month ($18,995
total). FREE INFORMATION. Money Back
Guaranteed (800)682-6103 Op#10. 10-12-
1-5


Direct Private Access to Jefferson Nat'l
Forest. One of a kind land offering mix of
hardwood forest & pristine pasture. Incredible
mtn views. Only $119,000. www.NationalFor
estLand.com. 10-12-1-5

TN WATERFRONT SALE! Lakefront,
lakeview & access to community boat slips
& launch. 1-3 ACRE homesites. Save 10%
the entire month of October!! MLC Realty
(800)351-5263 www.BuyLandinTN.com.
10-12-1-5

KY LAKE PROPERTY SALEI! Wooded 1-2
ACRE homesites. No time frame to build.
Prices start @ $19,900. Save 10% month
of October!! MLC Realty (800)301-5263
www.BuyLandinKY.com. 10-12-1-5


|l "Furnishings


BED QUEEN $110 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 12-5-7-1-6
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-
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 KingI 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516.
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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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Wetsfide Baptist Church
Sunday School and Services
9:15a & 10:45a
10000 W Newberry Rd.
352-333-7700 x110


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

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

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


MOVING SALE
Matching Whirlpool
WASHER'5-cycle & DRYER 4-cycle 3 temp
$350 for both. 466-3654 10-15-07-5-6


westsidebaptist.org

Parker Road Baptist Church Ant Grvity Campus Ministry
3200 SW 122nd Street. 1801 NW 5th Ave.
Dr. James Jackson, Interim Pastor Services @ 8:30 & 11
332-4991. 9:45 Sunday School Fre" College Lunh After!!!
Worship @ 11am &6pm m w .fallingupuard.org 376.2062
\Wednesdav College Worhip Wed. 8 pm
5Vorhijp 7pm and Youth WOW
4i 6.30pm U"'University Lutheran Churc
A svf& Campus Ministry
Monteocha Baptist Church 1826 W Linnierirv Aie.
Worship Sundas 11am & 6pm Student Buble Snud, Wed 5:30
)4120 N Counrt Road 225 Worship 10:25am Sunda\s
ui,.monteochabapnrt.orp 3"7- .
4-14+o College Bible Stud Mon. 6-C i. ai '
Spm ii the BCM. 1604 W. Lniv --
First United Methodist
Church
SC "Traditional sunday Worhip
_Mg 8:25am and 10:55am
ChrisTian Study Center Sunday School Groups All Age'
Srudaing Rel.gion Oct. No Dinner (S2 Srudenti and Srudie4
iMon. ,*' 7:30pm. Home ol 5:30 7:30pm.
"' Pascal's Coffeeh.oue 419 NE -[t St. 1,%.i:umcgnm.org
Open M-Th tam.I pm (3':21372.2523
'F .Sam.6pm
S112 N'V 16th Streer University United
chlrisan.,rud.center.org "." Methodist Church
SThe W\\les Foundation
meeting at the Prebstenan SC
Epico-pal Chapel House 1402 WUn L;nmerir Atenue
ophrrp: "%a.ulchapelhou.e.comn/ Sundia \\or.hip Cafe
. Commumon Sernie-. on Sun. at "Traditional Blend 9:15 am
6-30pm. Wed .m t 5:1 5pm, and Free breakfast 10:15 am
Fri. at 12pm. O..i, in the c;-, ,, Modern Vor'hip 11:00 am
garden i wnh tree air Ilec open Thurdas e% ening 8:00 pm
9am t,.. 9pm, fellow .hip, and more! uwc.le cornm for more info
352.372.8506

_______ B4L First Presbyterian Church
eCre sidee 1 IMi-ing sour home church? C.nom
Community Church "c.rslup with us at 10:55am and
Sunday Semnice 10:30a.m. f' then be our guest at The College
College Bible Stud WeJd 7pm at Cat, or a outntiou- lunch.
the Chrs-nan Studs CLnter w .tpc org collcgegroup
26-0 NW 39th A. enue for imure 106 SW 3rd Street 352.378-152t
intormanon A l 1352) 378. 1800 .
Sr 3.idecc.org2) Faith Presbyterian Church
! w ..creeksIdec.org .Worship -. b'45 "I
j l/cgqi I lSunda, School
S 5916 NW 3qth Aenu,.
Chabad Lubavitch Gamen % le1
Jewish Student Center Phone: 352 -3 75482
S.our home wa, from hom-.. i'a.rp-cgr'.org
.Fndas Night Like!
.Sern.ce. & Shabbit Dinner. Presbyterian & Disciples o
-.Fall Spring ;-30pm Christ Student Center
.352-336.5877: 2021 NW' 5th Open, atfirmrnn and .pirirualls
A.e. -%u" leI,.hGator.,om dicre. Tai:L ,orship 'un. at
.,5 blocl, n-.rth ,.I the ,tadiumi ptm. SI Dinner. \V.ds. at 7r.m.
A First Lutheran Church Theolog, on Tap Tues. Siubbit
Pub D.,,nt'-own 5pm
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Computer Help Fast Gatorland Computers
House/Dorm Fast response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/
ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 338-8041.
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The Rock of Gainesville
The Rock is a non-denominanona'l -
Chritian Church, making a %,, :
h -rei 1 ed effort in the college "0
h scene in 2007. Our college
Group RockLiF is now meting ,
!by campus Wednesdai night
(8PPMi at the Baptist Student
Center (tn Llniaersiry Avenue).
For details & campus aciirties,
Visit uww.rockul.com. Weekend
strsices are Sundays at 8:45am and .4
Ilam: call 352-331-ROCK or IiiE.-
wiKt.therockonline.org.

Trinity Metropolitan
Community Church
. Offering rrul open and nclusne
Chnrrian worship. Sunday worship
10:15am. 11604 SW Archer Road
for info, call 352-376-1100 ur .
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Church of Christ
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inuni.'tr college group rme.etT at
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ar 9:30am and W.dncsdas.- at 7pm
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",ord, plus service proieci., l 3ire
group eents, free meal, and niu1.LI
nore... Direction and fIallcalendar
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PASSAGE Family Church
PASSAGE Farul\ Church
2020 NE 15th street
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SA.M '9:0 AM1 I IAM Sundays
7PM WcdnesdaNs Prascr & Bible
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We buy computers and laptops
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Gainesville's Oldest Car Stereo Store.
WAREHOUSE PRICES 0 AUDIO OUTLET
373-3754 www.audiooutletgainesville.com
12-5-66-8

30 in Samsung Slimfit 1080i Tube
HDTV. Mint Condition
$450 OBO. 352-339-5254. 10-18-07-5-8


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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)
10-23-44-9


12 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

STAR TREK NEXT GENERATION

PINBALL MACHINE
Excellent Condition. $2500. Call 374-6619
10-16-07-5-10


METAL ROOFING. SAVE $$$ buy direct
from manufacturer. 20 colors in stock with
all accessories. Quick turn around. Delivery
Available.. (352)498-0778 Toll free (888)393-
0335 code 24. www.GulfCoastSupply.com.
10-12-1-10

Steel Buildings: Hot Deals for Best buy
now. Beat price increase. Erection avail.
Quality not compromised. www.scg-grp.com
Source#C00S (888)898-3091. 10-12-1-10

STEEL BUILDING SALE "Manufacturer
Direct!" Take Now or deposit holds till March.
Examples: 25x36 $6100. 30x44 $7700.
35x52. 40x70. Others. Ends/accessories op-
tional. Pioneer (800)668-5422. 10-12-1-10

All Steel Buildings. National Manufacturer.
40x60 to 100x250 Factory direct to
contractor or customer. (800)658-2885
www.rigidbuilding.com. 10-12-1-10


SONY WEGA 34" Widescreen Tube TV. Great
Picture... HD Ready only 1 yr old. Comes
with Stand. 5 Infinity Speakers. Subwoofer
and Sony DVD Player w/Progressive Scan.
Total Package only $600. Paid over $2500
904-424-4718 10-17-3-10
Hail Village Center Women's Name Brand
Clothing Sale. Dresses, Shorts, Skirts, Tops,
Purses, Shoes. Saturday 8AM-2PM. 4965
SW 91st Ter. Apt. C. 352-278-0262 10-12-.
07-1-10


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** 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

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 Servide-il
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
Hondas From $500! Police Impounds and
Repos for Salel Many Makes and Models
Available! For listings call (800)366-9813 x
9275. 10-12-1-11


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FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or notl!
*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
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$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
12-5-71-12

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

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

**HEADLINERS SAGGING?**
PQWER 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

2004 Pathfinder-ARMADA; 45K low highway
miles/1 owner/Recds avail./Must sell/$23K
NEW cond/Taupe/FULLY loaded/Bling+/6
CD player & more/call:352-629-7410/cell:
352-342-1221 10-15-5-12

1992 Toyota Corolla DX, white 4-door sedan.
Auto, A/C, 101,000 miles, runs very good,
30+ mpg, original owner. $1,400.
352-374-4038. 10-15-5-12

2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE automatic, 2door,
91k miles, gold with light brown interior.,CD
player-cruise control, power locks, windows,
and steering. anti-lock brakes. $4600. 352-
543-5452. outofnowhere@worldnet.att.net.
10-22-07-10-12

Police Impounds for Sale! 95 Honda Accord
$750! 94 Toyota Camry $6001 For listings call
(800)366-9813 Ext 9271. 10-12-1-12

$500! Cars from $5001 Police Impounds for
Sale! 94 Chevy Cavalier $800191 VW Passat
$400! For listings call (800)366-9813 x 9499.
10-12-1-12


* 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

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

BEAN INSPIRATION!
Take a blind lady to Mass on Sundays and for
walks and shopping as needed. We'll have
lots of fun! And you will make a new friend!
Contact 219-6948. 10-22-07-77-13

Bro, Get tasered with top CA$H for your gold,
silver, diamonds, rolex watches, or anything
of value! Best Jewelry & Loan Pawnbrokers,
523 t, 3rd Ave, www.bestpawnbroker.com
FAST (*A$H for FAST TIMES! 371-4367 now
10-29-15-13


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

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.
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alligator

What's black and white and
"read" all over???
The Independent Florida Alligator
And you can be part of the sales team of
the largest college newspaper in the
country by applying to become an
ADVERTISING INTERN
(this is a non-paid summer position
requiring 12-15 hours per week
possibly leading to a paid sales position)
If you are a UF or
SFCC student available
to work both fall AND spring and are
eager to gain valuable sales experience,
stop by the Alligator, 1105 W. University
Avenue, to fill out an application and
class schedule by Oct 12th. We will contact
you for an interview opportunity to
get your career jump started EEO/AA
10-12-07-6-14

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: $2501 learn @ your own
time & pace. All you need to be a CNA
& pass the state exam is on VCR tape.
I have a 95% PASS RATEI 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 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

DELIVERY DRIVERS up to $12/hr.
KITCHEN HELP $7.00-$7.25/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. + 0 Resume to
g8rbay@bellsouth.net 10-31-07-72-14

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

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 NW4th 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 NOWI
12-5-71-14

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 learnt
50% COMMISSION P/T
Call: 1-800-631-2648 10-25-07-41-14

BUSINESS STUDENTS,
LOOKING TO GETA HEAD START?
How would it feel to be making 6 figures
before you graduate? Call and I'll show youl
1-800-631-2648 10-25-07-41-14


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

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

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

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

*HELP WANTED*
12-20 HRS/WK
$8-30K
*1-866-994-4343* 11-14-07-40-14

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

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

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
10-17-07-20-14

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

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

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

Tired of going to your job?
Kids going to daycare?
Make money while you sleep
Log on to my movie
www.todayis4u.com 10-24-07-20-14

NERO'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT
Now hiring exp servers & host(ess) starting
$4.50/hr + tips. Please apply at 5240 NW
34th St. Across from YMCA Apply between
2-4pm 10-25-21-14

**GATOR MOVING**
P/T, F/T, flex hrs. Good pay, tips
advancement. Apply 505 NW 53rd Ave B/T
Maiin NW 13 St. Bring friend to work with.
12-5-07-45-14

GATORFOOD.COM
hiring customerservice reps, PT& FT. Service
exp & phone skills a plus. Flex schedule.
Send resume to eweldon@gatorfood.com
10-15-07-10-14


P/T, Entry level Web Programmer
Needed for small web company in
Gainesville. Strong computer skills and
proficiency in hand-coded HTML (no gen-
erators). Graphics experience is a plus. See
www.medianerds.com 10-23-07-15-14
Clinical Research Coordinator or Exp.
Medical Assistant for private research office.
2 yrs experience preferred. Computer skills
a must. Please fax CV, 352-313-6899. 10-
23-07-14-14
Wanted Homework Coach for bright young
man with ADHD, who is a freshman at St.
Francis HS. 5 days per week, $10.00 per
hour. Call 377-5025 (Tony or Sherri) for de-
tails. 10-12-07-7-14

THE RED ONION
NEIGHBORHOOD GRILL Now hiring moti-
vated, exp, line cooks, Please apply in per-
son, located in Uptown Village at Townsend,
NW 39th Ave, 3885 NW 24th Blvd. No calls.
10-12-7-14

MARKETING DIRECTOR
PT Good money. Flexible hours 331-3557
10-16-10-14

OFFICE HELP
PT Basic computer, phone and admin skills.
331-0260 10-16-10-14

Leasing Agent-PT Exp preferred but not
- necessary. Resume req'd. Some weekends.
Apply in person. 2220 SW 34th St. 10-18-
10-14
Sales/Leasing Specialist
Part-time & full-time sales positions in local
management co. Fax resume, cover letter
& avail schedule to 352-376-6269 or email
hr@trimarkproperties.com 12-5-41-14

LEASING CONSULTANT PT
Needed for G'villes Newest Premier Student
Community. $9hr/comm. Email resumes to
dmoss@uh13thstreet.com 10-18-07-10-14

Barbers & Stylist
at 1115 W. University Ave. 352-380-0304
10-25-15-14
Property Manager
Professional apartments
401 K*Health*PTO
Customer service a must
E-mail resume:mfoster@gremco.com 12-
5-40-2
BABYSITTER NEEDED
Thu-8:00pm 11:00 pm and Sat 7:30 am -
10:30am $6.00 p/hour close to campus for
more info pise email deia05@ufl.edu or call
352-3795811 10-12-5-14
GRAPHIC ARTIST
needed to produce creative wildlife and col-
legiate art. Freehand or computer created.
Work from your location p/t or f/t. Call 352-
372-8958. 10-12-5-14

SCREEN PRESS OPERATOR
Needed for local award-winning screen print-
ing company. FT or PT positions available.
Will train. Call 352-372-8958. 10-12-5-14

CUSTOMER SERVICE SALES REP
Needed to take sales orders over the phone.
Part-time, base pay plus commission. Call
352-372-8958. 10-12-5-14
FT & PT Teachers & assistants needed at
play-based child care center for children
ages 6wks to 5 yrs. Must love children Great
work environment with benefits. Please call
377-2290 or 373-1481 10-31-07-18-14
Pure Swiss Skin Care
Color/Nutrition/Weight Loss/Aromatherapy
Start your own business Integrity and
Character our keys for success
Website/Email: www.orr.myarbonne.com
Call: 919-740-3721 10-12-5-14
Computer Programmer-PT/FT positions
available, students are encouraged
to apply Please send resumes/availability
to jobs@gothicsoftware.com. 10-15-5-14
No jobs available, but we pay
cash for CDs and DVDsl
(Oh, and we sell them too.)
Hear Again CDs & DVDs
818 W. University Ave, 32601
10-31-17-14







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SHelp Wanted Help anted- 3 Help Wanted .) HelpWanted


Web and email maintenance person. need a
p/t person to send emails, variable working
schedule, update data base accordingly, up-
date web site, etc. email resume to
alwoodward@pestcontrolbiz.com. 10-15-
07-5-14

LA FIESTA MEXICAN RESTAURANT
Hiring servers and dishwashers. Exp pre-
ferred. Apply in person. 9513 NW 39th Ave.
10-15-5-14

EXPERIENCED SERVERS: Amelia's
Restaurant now hiring top-notch
servers; wine knowledge and open
availability required. Apply at
235 S Main St. #107 Tu-Fr 2:30-4 10-15-
07-5-14

GRAPHICS/WEB DESIGNER (FLASH)
for local co. 3D anim skill is a plus. Must have
expert skills. Email resume & samples to
dave@pangeawebhosting.com.
GREAT OPPORTUNITY, EXCELLENT PAY
10-22-10-14

UF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER:
seeking enthusiastic, outgoing individuals
for part-time Client Services Reps. Contact
Dieter at dhaager@ufl.edu with "Gator Ad" in
subject line. $9-$10/hr. 10-15-07-5-14

Personal Care Assistant: Part-time(20+
hours/week). Preferrable a male who has ex-
perience assisting persons in a wheel chair.
Call for job descriptions.UF Student needing
a PCA. Attentative Pays $500/month Email
today at: timbird@ufl.edu or call 352-331-
9971 10-16-07-5-14


CBA Level 2 or 3 needed for expanding pri-
vate practice. Gnv area, 20-40 hrs/wk work-
ing w/adults. BCBA supervision provided.
Fax resume to 375-4341. 10-18-07-7-14

2 PT front desk jobs aval. must be able to
work flex. hours. hiring all shifts,. apply in
person La Quinta Inn. Customer service exp
a plus. 10-18-07-7-14

Are you paid what you are worth?
$10/h or $10k/mo. YOU DECIDE!!
1-866-873-7794 10-16-07-5-14

Casino's Pasta and Pizza now hiring Pizza
Makers. Must have experience making hand-
tossed pizza. $8-$10 hr. We need drivers too.
Join our team of High-Rollers; we bet you'll
love us! 352-377-2121 10-23-07-10-14

Housekeeper $8.00p/hour about 10 hours
per week. House located in NW area near
campus. For more information pise call 352-
3795811 10-16-07-5-14

Part time Nanny needed for professional
couple in Gainesville: For two children,
10 months and 8 years. Experience with
children less than one year required. Email
resume, references and questions to:
sittemeedednow@gmail.com
10.00/hr 10-19-07-5-14

Popular on MySpace? Start up company is
looking for students to use our Mobile Blog.
Get paid to just post pics & video from your
phone. Plus, earn $5 for every friend you re-
fer. Email: mjaynes@fishtank.3guppies.com
10-17-07-5-14


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Will train. Apply in person.
Pinch a Penny: 7100 W University Ave 10-
24-10-14

$$$ Be an AVON Rep! $$$
Work from home, be your own boss, make
lots of money, LOVE your job! No expr.
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SATURDAY in the SEC
Alabama (4-2, 2-1 SEC) at Mississippi (2-4, 0-3 SEC) 12:30 p.m. No. 1 LSU (6-0, 3-0 SEC) at No. 17 Kentucky (5-1, 1-1 SEC) 3:30 p.m.
Star watch: Alabama WR DJ Hall (26 rec, 439 yards, 3 TDs) Star watch: Kentucky QB Andre' Woodson (135-207, 1,536 yards, 18 TDs-2 INTs)

No. 25 Tennessee (3-2, 1-1 SEC) at Mississippi State (4-2, 1-2 SEC) 2:30 p.m. No. 24 Georgia (4-2, 2-2 SEC) at Vanderbilt (3-2, 1-2 SEC) 6 p.m.
Star watch: Tennessee QB Erik Ainge (125-185, 1,295 yards, 10 TDs-2 INTs) Star watch: Georgia QB Matthew Stafford (99-177, 1,163 yards, 9 TDs-4 INTs)

No. 7 South Carolina (5-1, 3-1 SEC) at North Carolina 3:30 p.m. No. 22 Auburn (4-2, 2-1 SEC) at Arkansas (3-2, 0-2 SEC) 7:45 p.m.
Star watch: South Carolina WR Kenny McKinley (32 rec, 382 yards, 5 TDs) Star watch: Arkansas RB Darren McFadden (130 carries, 779 yards, 7 TDs)
Rachel Greenfield / Alligator Staff


Butler motivates


Gators to press


By PHIL KEGLER
Alligator Staff Writer
pkegler@alligator.org

UF is trying to turn a wom-
en's basketball game into a full-
court foot race.
That's the style UF coach
Amanda Butler implemented
the very day she was hired.
"We want to be aggressive,"
Butler said. "We want to set the
tone. We want to play 94 feet of
basketball."
If it feels like you've heard
this before, you probably have.
Former coach Carolyn Peck
uttered similar sentiments.
But in 14 regular-season
Southeastern Conference
games last year, UF had more
fast-break points than its oppo-
nent only four times, including
its only two league wins.
Unfortunately, injuries and
departures from the team left
Peck without the depth nec-
essary to run such up-tempo
basketball.
Senior guard Depree
Bowden said the commitment
to getting up and down the
court was lost.
"We got up-tempo, but not
like we should, like we wanted
to," Bowden said. "We only
had seven people last year so it
was kind of hard for us to really
get going."
UF will look to improve on
last season's statistics, includ-
ing an offensive production
of only 68.6 points per game
on 38 percent shooting, good
for ninth and 12th in the SEC,
respectively.
Assistant coach David
Lowery sticks by the belief that
this style does fit the team well
and said to look for an even
higher rate of play. :
"We've got a group of play-
ers that can play fast, and they
want to play fast," Lowery said.
"You just gotta get it in their
head. They played fast last
year, but they didn't play fast
like we're going to play."
Bowden is adjusting to the


faster ball movement.
"[Coach Butler] don't really
like a lot of dribbling," Bowden
said. "She says two dribbles
at the max and then get it and
go. That's what we need in the
SEC."
The hardest part for the
team to grasp has been the
quick mental transition.
"When the ball is caught off
the rim, we're gone," Lowery
said. "That's the mentality
we're throwing in their heads
right now. If you get a dead
ball, you're out the door."
A similar approach will be
taken on the other end, where
the Gators ranked last in the
SEC in scoring defense and
field goal
percentage
allowed last
year.
"If you
score, we're
jumping
right on. you
Bowden right away,"
Lowery said.
Butler mentioned ju-
nior guard Sha Brooks on
Wednesday as having recom-
mitted herself to defense dur-
ing the off-season.
"It's something to adjust to
because last year, our defense
wasn't that aggressive," Brooks
said. "It's going to be a whole
new change. We're still adjust-
ing."
Butler's high-flying coach-
ing style led to the team's pro-
posed strategy.
She wants the team to reflect
her intensity.
"When.you talk about play-
ing an aggressive, up-tempo
style, I think it's very hard to
be the type of coach then that
sits very thoughtfully in your
seat with your chin rested on
your hand," Butler said. "It just
doesn't work that way. ... I'm
not scared to let it out there and
let 'em see exactly the amount
of intensity that I think it's
going to take for us to do the
things we want to do."


UF VOLLEYBALL

Offense sparks winning streak


By EVAN DREXLER
Alligator Writer

Defense may win champion-
ships, but a deadly offense cer-.
tainly helps.
In the last two weeks, UF volley-
ball has put on a show when it has
the ball, dominating Southeastern
Conference opponents.
The team has raised its kills-
per-game average from 15.13 to
15.80 by smashing more than 19
kills per game in the last three
matches.
Senior outside hitter Marcie
Hampton is the reigning SEC
Offensive Player of the Week,
freshman outside hitter Callie
Rivers is coming into mid-season
form and senior setter Angie.
McGinnis is getting into a rhythm
with her teammates.
"Pretty elite level," UF coach
Mary Wise said of their play
"[Hampton] and Angie are just
in a zone together. I think Angle's
giving her some great looks. [With]
two players that have played a lot
of matches together, you would
expect that there would be a pretty
good comfort zone, and that's
exactly what we're seeing right
now."
Hampton couldn't care less
about her individual stats.
"It's really not even about
the player-of-the-weeks. ... It's
really about getting that SEC
Championship," Hampton said.
"Putting some banners up in the
O'Dome for us."
The Gators are well on their
way. Undefeated No. 5 UF (16-0,9-
0 SEC) heads back out on the road
today, traveling to Arkansas to face
the Razorbacks at 8 p.m. ET.
Arkansas (8-10, 2-6 SEC) bet-
ter be ready for UF's offense, but
previous performances indicate its
defense will not be able to handle
the downpour.
The Razorbacks are dead last
in digs per game with 13.94, and
that number will have to rise sig-
nificantly if they are to have any
chance against UF. Arkansas is
also sixth or lower in every statis-
tic the SEC keeps track of, except
blocks per game.
Not only are they worse sta-
tistically, but Rivers believes UF
plays even better when the team
is not enjoying the comforts of the
O'Connell Center.
"I think our team actually plays
better when we go on the road
because we're expecting it to be
harder. It's a hostile environment,"
Rivers said. "So I'm excited to see
how we play against Arkansas."


The road schedule this week-
end is different from what the
team is used to.
"It's really not even about
the player-of-the-weeks.
... It's really about getting
that SEC Championship."
Marcie Hampton
Senior outside hitter

Usually the Gators will play
a road match on a Friday and
Sunday, but after UF's win over
South Carolina on Wednesday, the
Gators get to come home imme-


diately after tonight's match. This
also gives the team full week off
before playing Auburn.
Still, with the offense playing
the way it is, maybe the team
doesn't want to get out of rhythm.
Rivers has tallied 52 percent of
her kills this season in the last five
matches alone.
Senior middle blocker Kisya
Killingsworth has 52 kills in the
last five matches, more than any-
one besides Hampton.
Senior opposite hitter Anmbei
McCray has 51 kills in the same
time span, and she basically had
Wednesday night off by playing
minimally in two games.


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UF outside hitter Callie Rivers serves during the third game of the
Gators' 3-0 win against South Carolina on Wednesday night.






20, ALLIGATOR N FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12,2007


UF tries to rebound from worst stretch since '02


* THE GATORS ARE 1-2-2 IN
THE PAST THREE WEEKS.

By KARL HYPPOLITE
Alligator Writer


of putting the ball in the.net, and
until Tuesday at a team meeting,
UF fell victim to trying to disprove


As you enter the UF Soccer
Practice field, you can't help but
notice the large yellow sign on the
far side of the complex displaying
the message "No Whining, Just
Winning" in bold red letters.
The phrase has become the man-
tra of the Gators soccer team (5-4-2,
1-2 Southeastern Conference) as it __
endures its worst stretch since
2002 the last time UF missed the
NCAA Tournament.
Despite their mediocre record,
the Gators feel they've outplayed
every opponent this season except
Illinois one of only two teams to
outshoot the Gators thus far.
As UF heads to Mississippi to
face the Rebels tonight at 8 and
Mississippi State on Sunday at 1
p.an., the Gators' biggest challenge
will be maintaining a high level
of confidence despite the ball not
bouncing in their favor. -
Having a team with eight se-
niors is vital in that respect.
"It's frustrating ... especially -1.
for the younger players," senior
Daniela Sanchez said. "But our
coaches have reminded us that we .
need to stick together. People have
started to doubt us, and we've .
fallen in the rankings, and if we '.
start to doubt ourselves, we'll end
up last." UF senior n
The Gators are battling the inson during
perception that they're incapable


that notion.
As a result, some players tried
to force the issue a bit too much


instead of playing within the sys-
tem.
"Our coaches told us that we


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midfielder Daniela Sanchez dribbles the ball around Texas A&M midfielder Laura Grace Rob-
g the Gators' 3-1 victory over the Aggies on Aug. 25.


just need to relax," Sanchez said.
"We weren't totally focused on
playing right. We were so focused
on scoring that we didn't realize
that we were playing really good
soccer, and obviously when you're
shooting over 10 shots a game,
you're playing well."
That doesn't mean the Gators
are no longer placing an emphasis
on scoring.
UF coach Becky Burleigh said
scoring does require a certain
amount of attention, but they're no
longer placing undue pressure on
themselves.
"We have to have focus to
get the ball in the net," Burleigh
said. "It's definitely the big issue
- there's no way around it. But
we also need to focus on the fact
that we're playing good soccer and
continue to do that."
Praying for a sunny day may be
more beneficial to UF. at this point.
The Gators have been forced to
play in the rain during four home
games this season and had last
Friday's game against Vanderbilt
postponed until Nov. 4 because of
poor weather.
The weather has hurt a team
that depends heavily on speed and
passing.
"You have to win in any con-
dition, but it's very detrimental
to our style of play to have to
play in standing water," Burleigh
said. "But you have to find ways
beyond that. Sometimes you have
to deal with the elements. ... For
some reason, we've had to deal
with them more than anybody."


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Cross country teams travel to Pre-NCAA Invitational


* THE UF WOMEN'S GOLF TEAM
HEADS TO TENNESSEE.

By CHRISTOPHER YAZBEC
Alligator Writer

The level of UF's opposition will increase
tremendously Saturday in the final and most
competitive regular season event for the
Gators men's and women's cross country
teams.
Both squads will take their places in the
Pre-NCAA Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind.,
the site of the NCAA Championship, against
some of the nation's top-ranked teams.
The men and the 20th-ranked women will
be joined by nearly 50 ranked teams in the
nation.
Leading the Gators will be junior Jeremy
Criscione, who is coming off a second place
finish at the Auburn Invitational just two
weeks ago where he posted a career-best time
of 23:52.69.
The race was his first since undergoing
hernia surgery before the season began.
Criscione said he feels like he can build
on that finish and help the men keep up their
current pace to compete with the best teams


in the country.
"A lot of the guys have been running re-
ally well, so hopefully we can all stay pretty
close and try and keep the time in our spread
pretty close," he said. "If we can get a few of
us up there in the top 10 to 20, that would
help the team score out a lot."
The men have finished third in the meet
each of the past two years, and Criscione said
the team is ready for the challenge to claim
another high result.
"Anything's possible," he said. "If we can
bring a few guys a lot closer to the front ...
then we can be in the top five."
The women will take the course for their
6k run following the men's race and will be
led by junior Jacy Kruzel.
Kruzel, who was named Southeastern
Conference Female Athlete of the Week on
Oct. 3, is coming off a career-best 5k time of
16:57.74 at the Auburn Invitational. She was
the first UF runner to finish in less than 17
minutes since 1986.
Despite her accomplishments, she has
only one focus this weekend.
"It's all about beating the other ranked
teams," she said.
Kruzel noted that defeating then-No. 14
Iowa at the last meet was exciting for the


team and gave them a step in the right direc-
tion.
She knows the challenge the Gators face
on Saturday will be extremely difficult, but
she and her teammates won't stand down.
"There's definitely big, top-10 teams, so
we just have to go in there and not get scared
that we can't compete against them," she
said. "We have just as much ability and even'
probably more motivation."

O UF women's golf team has
been firing on all cylinders
early this season.
The Gators hope to
sustain that success at the
Mercedes-Benz Collegiate
Classic in Knoxville, Tenn.
Briles-Hlnton The tournament begins
today and will end Sunday.
Coach Jill Briles-Hinton and the Gators
are full of confidence coming off a runner-
up finish at the Wildcat Invitational without
two-time All-American Sandra Gal.
Gal, who leads the team in scoring aver-
age at 72.3 strokes per round, will be joined
by fellow seniors Whitney Myers, who tied
the UF single-round record with a blistering


performance in finishing fifth at the Wildcat
Invitational, and Tiffany Chudy, who tied for
11th in Lexington, Ky.
The spark for much of the early-season
success, freshman Jessica Yadloczky, is'also
part of the traveling team.
Yadloczky, the No. 3 freshman in the latest
Golfweek rankings, helped her case for SEC
Freshman of the Year contention by tying for
sixth at the Wildcat Invitational.
Junior Ornella Jouven, who tied for ninth
in the tournament last year, rounds out the
UF lineup.
Even outside the five-player rotation,
there will be talent in orange and blue.
Redshirt freshman Nicole Schachner, who
qualified for the U.S. Women's Amateur this
summer, will be competing as an individual
for the Gators and seeing her first tourna-
ment action of the fall.
SEC rival and defending tournament
champion No. 7 Tennessee will host the tal-

ented field.
UF, which took seventh in the event last
year, No. 5 Alabama and No. 9 Auburn are
the Volunteers' biggest competition.
Central Florida and the Swedish Junior
National Team are also in the field.
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2007



Cunningham lets tackles do talking


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UF sophomore defensive end Jermaine Cunningham tallied a career-
high 17 tackles in a 28-24 loss at No. 1 LSU on Saturday.


By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
nzaccardi@alligator.org

It's one of those stat lines that make early-morning
risers spit out their coffee when scanning newspaper
box scores.
UF No. 49 Cunningham, J., 17 tackles.
One of the positives that came out of the 28-24 loss
at top-ranked LSU was the continued emergence of
sophomore defensive end Jermaine Cunningham.
Yet Cunningham, coming off the best game of his
career, declined interview requests three days later.
"Jermaine doesn't talk that much," said Ron
Gartrell, Cunningham's coach at Stone Mountain (Ga.)
Stephenson High. "He's a little bit shy."
He certainly didn't look timid
Saturday. He added two pass breakups
and nearly doubled his tackling output
for the entire season, giving him 36 stops
Football in six games in his first year as a starter.
His teammates reacted with a wow
as the stats accumulated.
"That's what everybody was saying, they were like,
'Cunningham is in the right spot in the right time,'"
cornerback Joe Haden said.
Cunningham led a trend of emerging youngsters on
a defense that returned just two starters.
He is a speedy 6-foot-3, 229-pound pass rusher who
has gained strength to complement his inherent quick-
ness since arriving on campus. He used both attributes
to make his biggest play of the season two weeks ago
at Mississippi.
On a fake punt attempt, he sped to the sideline
and delivered a key open-field tackle late in the fourth
quarter.
He followed that up with five tackles, 1.5 for loss,
against Auburn and his out-of-this-world performance
at LSU.
The 17 tackles were the most since Channing
Crowder's 18 against Mississippi State in 2004.
UF coach Urban Meyer attributed Cunningham's
development to what else? good coaching.
"(Co-defensive coordinator Greg) Mattison has a lot
of confidence when he's all over the field," Meyer said.
"I've never heard of a defensive end with 17 tackles.
SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 23


Hodge, Speights take on increased roles


* UF ONLY HAS FOUR RETURNING
PLAYERS.

By DANNY KLEIN
Alligator Staff Writer
dklein@alligator.org

Over the past two years, questions
about leadership on the UF men's basket-
ball team were hardly worth asking.
As the Gators move forward into a
new era, this issue has become one of
their most salient problems.
Junior guard Walter Hodge and soph-
omore center Marreese Speights could be


"The biggest thing I expect out
of Walter is that he has a level
of patience right now."
Billy Donovan
UF men's basketball coach

the solution.
Hodge enters the season as the Gators'
only upperclassman.
Coach Billy Donovan said the junior's
new role will take some getting used to.
"The biggest thing I expect out of
Walter is that he has a level of patience


right now," Donovan said, "When you're
going on the floor and you're surrounded
by seven or eight guys that have no due
what they're doing, he's got to keep a
level head and some patience to help
these guys.
"There were a lot of people that were
patient with him."
With so many young players, Donovan
knows Hodge may be his only consistent
choice on the floor.
The majority of players will look to
Hodge for reassurance when things "go
astray.
SEE HOOPS, PAGE 23


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Championship

teams share

youthful image

traditionally, basketball season has of-
fered a change of pace from football
season at UP.
This year, the transition won't seem like
a transition at all.
The football and basketball teams have
similar identities, players and situations.
They are both coming off national titles
and are the hunted after making waves last
year.
Many of the leaders are young, and the
rosters are filled with talented freshmen
and sophomores.

In fact, if you were
to cast the Gators'
football team in a
S^ movie, the best ac-
.~ tors might be found a
'- block down Stadium
Road.
Mike McCall The basketball
McCall-in' It squad only has one
Like I See It upperclassman ju-
mmccall@alligator.org nior Walter Hodge.
As the most expe-
rienced player return-
ing, Hodge will be charged with keeping
the team emotionally balanced while be-
coming a leading scorer.
Think of him as the team's Tony Joiner.
Both spent last season being overshad-
owed by another player at their position
- Hodge by Taurean Green and Joiner
by Reggie Nelson and are looking for a
breakout year.
Marreese Speights has the potential to
be a major force in the paint and has a ton
of upside. r
He saw a decent amount of action last
season and played well when he was in,
but this year he won't have Joakim Noah,
Al Horford and Corey Brewer to soften up
the opposition for him.
His position is not unlike that of defen-
sive end Derrick Harvey.
Harvey saw plenty of time on the 2006
team, but Ray McDonald and Jarvis Moss
garnered more attention before moving on
to the NFL'.
Harvey's challenge this year was to step
up as a leader after his fellow linemates left
and to prove himself as a threat without the
veterans around him.
With no other established pass-rushing
threats, teams have focused on stopping
Harvey.

SEE CALL-IN' IT, PAGE 23


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FOX, 7 p.m.

*NLCS: Rockies vs. Diamondbacks
TBS,, 10 p.m.


8 1963: The visiting and unranked
Gators stun Alabama with a 10-6
victory. The game marked Paul "Bear"
Bryant's only loss in Tuscaloosa from
1958-83.


* Former UF forward Al Horford totaled
10 points and nine rebounds off the
bench in the Atlanta Hawks' 109-104
victory over the Charlotte Bobcats in NBA
preseason action Thursday night.


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of last season, a huge hole opened opposite
Derrick Harvey at the No. 2 end position.
Sure, Cunningham had a good shot atfill-
ing the spot.
But some thought redshirt freshman
Lawrence Marsh would step up. Others
pointed to incoming freshmen studs Carlos
Dunlap, Justin Trattou and Duke Lemmens.
And with UF's revolving-door use of de-
fensive tackles in recent years, it was feasible
that everybody would join a committee.
Cunningham, who recorded two tackles
in seven games in 2006, spent spring practice


"I always tell people he's going to
end up as a first-round draft pick."
Ron Gartrell
Jermaine Cunningham's high school coach


Harvey witnessed. Cunningham's quick
improvement.
"He wanted to get better," Harvey said.
"That's what he's doing now."
It's exciting to look at what the future


Sophomore replaces Moss, McDonald on D-lin'e
F OTBALL f distancing himself from the others. holds for Cunningham.
FOOTBALL, from page 22 He learned by following Harvey's ex- He appears primed to join a growing li
ample. of great UF pass rushers, including Jevc
"Every day, ever since the spring, I looked Kearse, Alex Brown, McDonald, Moss ar
He's getting better." up to him, and he probably doesn't even Harvey.
With the exodus of junior Jarvis Moss and know," Cunningham said following the win "I always tell people he's going tp er
senior Ray McDonald to the NFL at the end at Mississippi. up as a first-round draft pick," Gartrell sai


"I said it before he signed with Florida. He
has a knack of what you're looking for as a
defensive end."
As Cunningham continues to progress on
the field, he has to learn to adapt to the grow-
ing attention he gets off the field, Gartrell
said.
That includes interviews. -
"I don't know why he declined the in-
terview, maybe he just didn't know how to
handle it yet," Gartrell said. "If you play in
the spotlight, there are things that you have to
do. People want to know who you are."


Guard takes over for '04s as freshmen's mentor

HOOPS, from page 22


"Walter Hodge is the only guy who can say that
he understands what it's about," Donovan said.
"He's got a level of experience, and I've got a level
of trust in him that he gets what's going on. ... If
they're smart enough, they should be dealing with
him enough, asking him questions about the experi-
ences he went through the last couple of years."
Hodge, who averaged 5.7 points per game last
season as the team's primary guard off the bench,
feels comfortable leading the team in the right direc-
tion.
"It's all good. I have to teach and help my team-
mates," Hodge said. "In my fresh-
man year, I looked up to Joakim
Noah, Al Horford and all the other
Mein's guys for advice. Now it is my turn
to play that same role.
Basketball "I don't really think about ex-
pectations we're just going to be
the best we can be and hopefully
impress a lot of people like that."
Hodge will look to Speights as an aid in the lead-
ership department.
Speights, who enters the season saddled with
hype, showed glimpses of potential in limited min-
utes as a freshman.
His season-high 16 points came against Jackson
State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
The 6-foot-10 St. Petersburg native now assumes
a vital role as the only inside presence on the roster.
Donovan said he has seen improvement from
Speights but is still undecided on what to expect
from the big man.
"I think that for Marreese right now, handling all
that's going to be thrown at him is something he's
got to do," Donovan said. "Marreese is a competitive
kid and he's made some great strides maturity-wise,
but it's a different thing when you talk about a guy's
will to win and when you go into a game to impact
winning."
Speights, however, believes last year's experience
will help him play a major role moving forward.
"We learned a lot last year," Speights said. "It was
a year to sit back and learn from those guys.
"Now it's our turn to do what we can with what
we have."


UF guard Walter Hodge drives to the basket as Vanderbilt's Shan Foster de-
fends during the Gators' 74-64 win against the Commodores on Jan. 31.


CALL-IN' IT, from page 22

Speights will have to do the same as the
team's leading big man. At 6-10, Speights is
the Gators' tallest player and will be keyed
on by opponents.
Seven of the basketball team's 11 players
are freshmen (yes, you read that right), and
they will have to contribute for the team to
win.
The player expected to lead the young
group is Nick Calathes, one of the most
sought-after recruits in the nation a year
ago.


Calathes is the Tim Tebow of the team.
He will most likely start this year, and
much of the team's success will be derived
from his ability to grow up in a hurry.
He won the 2006 and 2007 Mr. Basketball
award for the state of Florida (Tebow won
the 2005 Mr. Football award), broke all sorts
of records and is outwardly humble.
There's no doubt that if Calathes reaches
his potential and becomes a star at UF, he'll
be just as hated by opposing schools as
Tebow.
Sophomore Dan Werner has limited ex-
perience and the potential to become a key
player, but he'll have to overcome obstacles


that are more mental than physical..
Enter Kyle Jackson. The safety has no
shortage of talent, but has never quite gotten
the mental aspect of the game down.
Just like Jackson, Werner will be looking
to prove himself and stay in the starting
lineup over the talented incoming fresh-
men.
And just like the football team, the bas-
ketball team will be young, talented and
unproven.
The positives for both are that if they can
mature and continue recruiting well, they
may have matching national championships
again in the next few years.


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