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the independent florida
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VOLUME 101 ISSUE 49


Not officially associated with the University of Florida


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2007


LOCAL


Meyer's deal



keeps him



out of court

By KIM WILMATH
Alligator Staff Writer
kwilmath@alligator.org

Andrew Meyer will not face criminal charges if he
completes 18 months of voluntary probation, the State
Attorney's Office said in a news release Tuesday.
Meyer must also donate $150 to the American
Cancer Society or perform 10 hours of community
service, records stated.
Meyer, a UF telecommunication senior who was
Tasered during a forum with Sen. John Kerry on Sept.
17, was originally given felony and
,- misdemeanor charges that could
have meant up to five years in
prison.
State Attorney Bill Cervone
-. wrote in the release that Meyer
,'- did not pose any risk to the safety
or peace of the community.
Meyer Meyer released apology let-
ters to the UF community, the
University Police Department and UF President
Bernie Machen on Monday. The UF and UPD letters
were mandated by the State Attorney's Office as part
of Meyer's deal.
The deferred prosecution agreement, which was
finished Wednesday, was not filed with the court un-
til Tuesday so Meyer could complete these letters.
Meyer has also accepted punishment from UF for
violating the Student Code of Conduct, but the details
of his penalty could not be disclosed.
Meyer's attorney, Robert Griscti, said Meyer has
withdrawn from classes because of the aggressive at-
tention he's received from students and the media.
He plans to return in January, Griscti said.
"I do not believe a Taser should have been used
on me," Meyer wrote on his Web site. "Tasers are not
'non-lethal.'"
However, the Police Benevolent Association, a po-
lice advocacy group that staged a news conference in
front of Tigert Hall on Tuesday morning, said Tasers
are widely accepted as injury-reducing devices.
UPD belongs to the group.
The group said a Wake Forest University study of
962 Taser cases found no deaths, and 99.7 percent of
the Tasered individuals had no injuries or only mild
injuries.
Many of the mild injuries were caused because
people fell down after the shock, the study stated.
Kevin Oberlin, president of the North Central

SEE MEYER, PAGE 4

U UF's defensive
line has become
depleted with
injuries after
Javier Estopinan
went down with a
torn ACL. Now the
Gators must look
to freshmen to fill
those empty spots.
See story, pg. 15.


Workin' for the Weekend
Student employees of the O'Connell Center move a rack of stage lights onto the stage for Gator Growl in the
north end zone of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Tuesday. The event will feature comedian Frank Caliendo and
Lynyrd Skynyrd on Friday night.





Police expect more calls on Halloween


* GPD FIELDS 50 CALLS A NIGHT
AROUND HALLOWEEN WEEKENDS.

By KATIE GALLAGHER
Alligator Writer
kgallagher@alligator.org

With trick-or-treaters on the streets and
parties all over town, Halloween could
mean extra work for police.
Gainesville Police Department spokes-
man Lt. Keith Kameg said he expects GPD
to stay pretty busy in the days surrounding
Halloween.
"It's not uncommon that we'll respond
to 50 or 60 calls a night around Halloween
weekends," he said.
Sgt. Keith Faulk, spokesman for the
Alachua County Sheriff's Office, said he


expects to get a lot of calls on Wednesday
night, as well.
"In comparison with a home football
game, it would probably be higher than
that even though it's celebrated in the
middle of the week," he said.
University Police Department spokes-
man Capt. Jeff Holcomb said
Public Halloween is a quiet night on
Safety campus.
The dorms aren't a big
destination for partygoers, he said.
Also, UPD doesn't deal with the safety
issues of trick-or-treating because the
dorms are only open to residents, he said.
Kameg said he considers Halloween to
be a major holiday in Gainesville, but it's
calmed down since the mid-'80s, when
people would attend a Halloween ball he
described as "Sodom and Gomorrah."


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"Halloween is pretty laid back," he
said. "It's just really busy because people
go out and have a good time."
He said he doesn't see too many prob-
lems with pranks or mischief.
Faulk said he's seen few problems, too.
"We do get calls of eggings and toilet
paper and shaving cream," he said, "but
not any major issues."
Police seldom see permanent damage
from vandalism, he said.
Kameg said that while police aren't
looking to arrest anyone for it, another is-
sue might be indecent exposure.
"Some of the costumes are clothing-
light," he said.
Faulk said drivers should be careful
to keep their eyes on- the road and not be
distracted by people wearing costumes in
other cars.


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Meyer video,


calls released

By KIM WILMATH
Alligator Staff Writer
kwilmath@alligator.org

On the day he was Tasered, Andrew Meyer told his
mother he was happy because his arrest would bring
important issues to light.
Recordings of Meyer's first telephone call from the
Alachua County Jail and videos from inside the police
car that took him there were made available Tuesday,
the same day his probation notice and personal state-
ments were released.
During his first call, he told his father, Joel Meyer,
that he knows he got "excited" at the speech by Sen.
John Kerry on Sept. 17, but he didn't think it war-
ranted getting Tasered and arrested.
"What a joke," Meyer said when his
Local dad picked up. "What happened to the
News First Amendment, right?"
Joel Meyer reminded his son not to
say anything he'd regret, to which Meyer responded,
"You wanna sue the bastards?"
Meyer and his father speculated about "FBI hench-
men" who they said were probably listening to the
conversation.
When he addressed "whoever is listening," Joel
Meyer said, "If you touch a hair on his head if
anything happens to him there's gonna be really
recourse."
During a call the next day, Meyer joked to his father
that the jail was enjoyable.
"I wanted to smile for my mug shot," Meyer said.
Joel Meyer reminded his son to be humble.
"No smiling, you know, for the cameras," Joel
Meyer said.
In the car the day before, Meyer asked police about
the legality of his arrest, chatted with them about the
UF football team and complained about how tight his
handcuffs were.
"I can't feel the circulation in my hand here, bro,"
Meyer said.
He asked officer Lynn Mallo to explain why he was
charged with resisting arrest with violence.
"I would have never hit you," he said. "You were
just doing your job."
Mallo said she was trying to help Meyer by telling
him to calm down.
"Honestly, I read '1984,' and I felt like, like.you guys
were gonna take me out back and execute me," Meyer
said, leaning forward in his seat. "I was so scared."
Mallo assured Meyer police wouldn't kill him.


CITY COMMISSION

East Gainesville project approved


By KORI FREDERICK
Alligator Writer


The Gainesville City Commission
voted to approve the long-debated
Hatchet Creek Development in East
Gainesville late Monday night.
By a 4-3 vote, the commission ap-
proved the project with a large number
of changes to the original proposal and
room to make additional changes if
necessary.
Commissioners and officials with


the Gainesville Regional Airport had
earlier expressed concerns that part
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Airport Noise Zone.
The developers
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Hanrahan missioners ruled,
though the develop-
ers still want to build in the area.


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Members of the Police Benevolent Association hold signs during a
news conference in front of Tigert Hall on Tuesday morning.


The developers will have an oppor-
tunity to re-present a modified applica-
tion if they decide to, Mayor Pegeen
Hanrahan said.
The commissioners are waiting to
hear back from the Federal Aviation
Administration to get a better under-
standing of how close residential build-
ings can be to the airport.
The development could include
1,199 residential units, an assisted liv-
ing facility and 200,000 feet of office
and commercial space.


police group


supports Tasers

EYER, from Page 1


Florida chapter of the association, said he's
been Tasered before and it wasn't that bad.
"For five seconds, it's really horrible, but
by the seventh second, it's over," Oberlin
said.
He said the organization was disap-
pointed that UF's Committee on a Civil, Safe
and Open Environment does not include any
police officers.
Machen created the committee the day af-
ter Meyer's arrest to examine UF's policies on
student forums and police protocol.
"You don't have a climate control study
without people who understand the climate,"
Oberlin said.
In fact, he added, creating a committee
isn't even necessary since the officers fol-
lowed the law.
As for Meyer, he said he's learned a lot
about expressing himself throughout the
ordeal.
"I felt that being adamant and confronta-
tional about my beliefs was the right way to
effect change," Meyer wrote in a statement. "I
was wrong."
Meyer wrote that his main goal is to edu-
cate people about the need for fair elections.
Meyer was attempting to ask Kerry about
the 2004 election before police tried to take
him outside the auditorium. In the statement,
he apologized to Kerry for accosting him.
"My issues are not so important that I
need to shove them in anyone's face," Meyer
wrote.


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Mall jewelry stolen


By APRIL DUDASH
Alligator Writer

Gainesville Police Department
officers charged two women
Tuesday morning with stealing
nearly $10,000 worth of jewelry at
The Oaks Mall from CJ Jewelers.
Kendrea Ivery Jones, 23, and
Latoya Lashae Williams, 22, were
charged with grand theft and sent to
Alachua County Jail, a report stated.
A woman allegedly entered CJ
Jewelers on Monday night and
began to smash out the glass in a
jewelry display case with a tire iron,
the arrest report stated.
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of gold jewelry before fleeing on
foot, the report stated.
CJ Jewelers identified Jones as
the woman, the report stated.
Jones and Williams
Public were each being held
Safety on a $25,000 bond
Tuesday, online jail re-
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rights, Williams told police that
two unidentified women had asked
Williams and Jones to drive them to
CJ Jewelers, the report stated.
She said to police that the un-
identified women stated that they
would split the jewelry between the
four of them, the report stated.


LOCAL

Group helps cancer victims


By EVA MAE SMITH
Alligator Contributing Writer

Two families of children receiving cancer
treatment at Shands at UF will soon receive a
helping hand.
- The 5th annual Lance Dalton Memorial Silent
Auction, hosted by the UF chapter of Friends for
Life of America, is being held to assist deserving
families in paying their medical bills, said Rachel
Cannon, the co-chair of the event and a child-
education junior at UF
This year's funds will be given to two families,
one with a 3-year-old boy with leukemia and the
other with a 16-year-old girl with Hodgkin's lym-
phoma, Cannon said.
Friends for Life of America would not release
any more information about the patients or their
families for legal reasons, she said.
Online bidding began Monday and will end
Tuesday at 6 p.m.
Bidding will continue live on Wednesday


from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on the Reitz Union
Colonnade, she said.
Last year, the event raised about $3,000, and
this year's goal is $5,000, she said.
"The items are things that you're
buying for yourself. But at the same
time, you're giving to other people."
Rachel Cannon
event co-chair

It cost families about $150,000 per leukemia
treatment and the amount of treatments varies
depending on the case, Cannon said.
Cannon said the items up for bid include a
Kaplan course worth $1,500 and Disney park
passes worth more than $100.
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Happy Halloween

We put local celebs into

the perfect costumes
No, there's not a Victoria's Secret show downtown
tonight. It's Halloween, arguably college students'
favorite holiday. Drink specials abound, costume
contests bring out the best or worst in everyone, and
of course, our favorite part: half-off candy tomorrow.
As we sat in our office decorated with real spiderwebs
and severed body parts (much scarier, don't you think?),
we thought about what we'd like to see everyone dressed as
this year. So let us entertain you as you prepare for tonight's
parties and put the finishing touches on your costume.
We thought long and hard about what UF President
Bernie Machen would dress up as, but we finally decided
he should spend tonight as a deranged dentist, because re-
ally, what's scarier than spending an hour in that chair?
Plus, that's what Bernie is tenured as, so it's perfect.
We can already see him with a Halloween Horror Nights-
worthy drill, covered in blood. He'd wear a necklace of his
victims' ahem, patients' teeth.
He'd floss our teeth until our gums bleed and instead
of filling our cavities, he'd drill us new ones. Worst of all,
that's not a shot of Novocain.
Student Body President Ryan Moseley should dress up
as David Beckham, since his parents are British. Moseley
and Beckham have the same pretty-Brit-boy look. Student
Senate President Kevin Reilly would dress up as his lovely
wife Posh Spice. Together they'd cause a sensation on the
third floor of the Reitz Union and a highly fashionable
one, at that.
As Gainesville's mayor, Pegeen Hanrahan deserves to
spend the day dressed as a queen. In her beautiful gown
and lovely crown, she'd transform Gainesville into a magi-
cal realm with one wave of her wand. Towing problems:
solved! Traffic lights: synchronized! The Oaks Mall: better
stores! Ah, it's good to be queen.
Age of Dinosaurs professor Paul Ciesielski would dress
up as a Tyrannosaurus Rex but end up looking more like
a rock.
Andrew Meyer would dress up, of course, as a disen-
franchised voter.
Gators quarterback Tim Tebow could dress up as a
priest. We can only hope his vial of Holy Water and his
cross can exorcise the demons that have been haunting the
football team, before it faces Vanderbilt a team that's
given us close calls in the past few years.
Word on the street is that the towing companies all
banded together to have a costume party and all their
employees are dressing up as pirates. Go figure.
Economics professor Mark Rush could dress up as a
slice of pizza from Leo's, and the Director could go as a
Burrito Bros. burrito. We just hope they don't accidentally
eat each other.
Billy Donovan and Urban Meyer would dress up as
Mario and Luigi. Using their superpowers, they'd lead
their cast of characters into Bowser's castle to rescue
Princess Peach. Or they'd just take their teams into champi-
onship games and win. Yeah, we like that much better. But
how awesome would it be to see them dressed up in those
matching red and green outfits?
Whatever you decide to dress up as tonight, we hope
you have a great Halloween.


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Hey kids, what's the BEST Halloween treat you got this year?!?


Column

Halloween history explains traditions


or this week, I'm adding a little holiday twist to my
work for Halloween, not Homecoming. Vincent
Massaro, the Monday columnist, might disagree,
but I've seen some strange happenings around Gainesville
over the past few days, things that might have something
to do with the supernatural themes Oct. 31 entails.
This year's pumpkin crop suffered from bad weather.
Andrew Meyer did an about-face and apologized for his
actions at Sen. John Kerry's forum. Gov. Charlie Crist fi-
nally approved a few tuition and fee increases.
But Halloween still has historical and spiritual signifi-
cance beyond candy and costumes.
Tomorrow, Nov. 1, my Catholic grandparents will go
to church to celebrate All Saints' Day. As the name indi-
cates, it is a special day set aside for all of the saints in
the church. From their perspective All Hallow's Eve is the
vigil held before the service.
However, when Catholicism made its way up to the
British region in medieval times, the Brits, Scots and Celts
mixed the Christian tradition with their own pagan festi-
vals, the most famous being Samhain, a celebration when
people would parade around in animal-skin costumes.
That's why the holiday conjures up more images of
witches, ghosts and black cats than of feasts or crosses.
Historically, other legends surround Halloween, con-
tributing to its mystique. The Celts believed sacrifices
were necessary to appease evil spirits, so they left food
and sacrifices for them, which became the root of trick-
or-treating.
The Romans had a festival that honored Pomona, the
goddess of fruit trees who was often depicted wearing a
crown made of apples. This led to the tradition of bobbing
for apples.
The use of orange and black for Halloween has its ori-


gin in the occult. The unbleached
beeswax candles used in church
services for the dead were colored
orange, and caskets were draped
in black.
On a side note, a few magi-
Vincent Gagliano cians will hold seances for Harry
letters@alligator.org Houdini today, 81 years after he
died from a punch in the stomach.
Every year they hope the world's greatest escape artist can
flee from the trap of death, but every year they come away
disappointed.
Don't blame your religious friends for being skittish
about participating in such pagan rituals. I attended a
high school affiliated with the Presbyterian church. Every
year on Halloween night, the church holds a "Creation
Celebration" in lieu of all the aforementioned rituals.
Of course, candy and costume parties are still present,
and everyone has a good time. Ultimately, the most im-
portant thing is to know the history of Halloween, or any
other holiday, in order to truly understand and celebrate
its purpose.
Also, Halloween is the inaugural festival for a litany of
other fall and winter celebrations, the most prominent be-
ing Thanksgiving and Christmas. And for UF, Halloween
falls on the week of the Homecoming parade, Gator Growl
and the Homecoming game against Vanderbilt this year.
So until then, have fun, don't drink too much at parties
and enjoy having Friday off so you can scream your lungs
out for two fantastic days.
Oh, and wish me luck I've heard its dangerous to
spend tonight in Broward Hall.
Vincent Gagliano is a sophomore majoring in physics. His
column appears on Wednesdays.


The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.


Reader response
Today's question: What kind of
costume will you wear, sexy or
scary?


Tuesday's question: Do you ac-
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Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org


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Letters to the Editor
Meyer not responsible for others' reactions
I am writing to express my dissenting opinions from those
expressed in Tuesday's editorial, "Over and Out." I am disap-
pointed that it repeatedly blamed Andrew Meyer for all of the
reactions to the Tasering incident. Yes, Meyer is responsible for
actions at the Sen. John Kerry forum. However, he is not re-
sponsible for how UF administrators, students and.the world
responded to his actions. It is not his fault that the Kevorkian
speech got moved to next semester. This is the responsibility
of the community of which we are all a part. By attending this
university, we are agreeing to support its policies.
If we do not, it is our responsibility to change them. Please
pardon the suggestion if it sounds patronizing, but if you
don't agree, please read Plato's "The Republic" and take a
course on political philosophy.
Ondi Crino
UF graduate student



GPS plans will make students' bus rides better
Student Government was pleased to note on Monday that
the Alligator is anticipating the global positioning system
improvements for Regional Transit System just as much as
we are. However, with such a focus on the timeline and cost
of implementing GPS on RTS, students still don't know how
much they will benefit from these improvements. SG is sure
this is a huge step for a system that students interact with on
such a regular basis, and will help all Gainesville residents bet-
ter control their travel and their time.
The most observable results would be access to an online
map of the RTS bus routes, tracking the location of buses in
real time. On top of that, students will be able to send text mes-
sages and receive responses with the projected arrival time for
the nearest bus to each stop on its route. There will also be sev-
eral LCD screens placed at major stops on campus, including
proposed screens at the Hub and Rawlings bus stops. These
screens will display maps of all the routes which run through
the stop.
Technology plays a huge role in the lives of UF students.
With these improvements, SG is helping to bring RTS up to the
modem standards of instant communication.
While these benefits will certainly help students, the most
important benefits won't be immediately apparent. RTS will
be able to track bus movements in a more precise manner, bus-
es will arrive at more even intervals and RTS will also be able
to couple the information gained from GPS and rider-counting
in order to design more efficient routes.
This will ultimately translate into improved and more
consistent wait times for students. Ultimately, installing GPS
on RTS buses will provide many immediate benefits, but more
importantly, it will create an avenue for improvement by lay-
ing the foundation for future change.
SG is dedicated to not only improving the lives of students,
but making a positive impact on the community that supports
our university. We are sure that this program will help im-
prove Gainesville and UF for current and future generations
of Gators.
Kim Cruts
SG press secretary


Editor's note: The following comments appeared
on www.alligator.org in response to Tuesday's
article "Meyer apologizes in letter to students."
I have to admit, I suddenly like him a whole lot
more.
Tarantula


I know he was definitely at least a bit RUDE and he
was asked to stop his turn however, he was express-
ing political views while asking a few questions at a po-
litical 'town hall' meeting. Since when can't an American
be outraged and demand answers at an 'open' town hall
meeting? The use of force was entirely unnecessary. The
speaker supposedly wanted to answer the questionss.
Why not allow some political discourse?


Shame on the university. Shame on the p
the only thing he could do in order to finis
Sad day for freedom. We have less every da


Free speech is just that. You can say wl
doesn't mean the rest of us are required
specially if the speech displays a total lad
disagree with Sen. Kerry on just about ev
he still deserves to be spoken to with res
is great, it motivates one toward a goal, b
tempered with good judgment. If you all
sion to overtake your good sense, no one
you seriously.


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cept punishment" is admirable, but only i
ment is imposed. How about several week


Geogia's laughing at you! Gator cops wi
pid. This,story is running worldwide beca
the cops using the Taser, not anything sai
A.M. or John Kerry. Are you blind? Novw
wonder why so many MILLIONS across th
outraged? Think about it.
Ri


If you still think the mess is about him
tions, YOU are clueless. His behavior ani
acted brought about the Tasering NOT w


Talking over people, cutting the line, yelling out of turn
and when approached in a request to cease the show he
was putting on and leave, he resisted. Oh I forgot
- you think that freedom of speech translates anything
goes... my bad.
not about free speech

I dislike this kid now. Ridiculous. Why the heck
would he apologize? Man this kid has no due and half
the world doesn't either.
Tom


What a farce. The media are overplaying this. Thanks,
Internet. Don't tax me, bro!
Tase me and Amaze me


If Meyer just asked to speak kindly, I'm sure the police
and security would have been nice and let him speak.
police He did John Kerry was probably going to answer all the ques-
sh his school. tions without trying to change the questions. I mean,
ay come on, what are we here? People who think the police
Aleon and the politicians are unreasonable?
Sally
sat you want;
to listen, es- "Andrew Meyer has raised the bar..Personally, I no
of respect. I longer respect protesters that merely wave signs, smear
erything, but fake blood on their faces or scrawl catch phrases on T-
pect. Passion shirts. If you can't take the Taser, you're a wimp. And no,
ut it must be this isn't a plug for wimp.com"
ow your pas- Timbo
will ever take
For all of you who insist that he shouldn't have been
Dakota asked to leave (and.removed when he didn't), I challenge
you to go to your next local PTA, town council, county
student to "ac- board of supervisors meeting or any public meeting, and
f real punish- behave the way Andrew did. You will be removed, one
ends in jail! way or another. It's not a free-speech issue, it's a conduct
TedG. issue.
Doug
ere pretty stu-
use it's about I think what's important here is that Meyer admit-
d or done by ted he was wrong and apologized. Anyone that thinks
does anyone it's a First Amendment issue needs to do some serious
ie world were research and reading. Lets all sing it together: Meyer was
wrong Yes, he was Yes, he was Meyer's sup-
uff the Bulldog porters were wrong Yes, they were Yes, they were.
Repeat twice.
Kenny
asking ques-
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M-F 9-6, Sat b, Sun 1-5
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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
8-11-111-2

THINK AHEAD
Reserve Now For January 2007!
Downtown-Studios, 1, 2, & 3's
It is never too early to sign! 338-0002
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NANTUCKET WALK
Walk to UF
Luxury 2/2 condos.
Starting @ $1200
Corner of NW 3rd Place & 14th Street
MODEL NOW OPEN
www.nantucketwalk.com
866-650-8069
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

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

2BR for LESS!
Private single-story Villa
ONLY $669 PLUS
*September FREE*
2 Pools*Laundry*Alarm
Only 1 left! 375-1519 12-5-07-71-2

LIVE ALONE **
IBR VILLA ONLY $539, Sept FREE
1/2 mile to UF & Butler Plaza
Walk-In closet! Alarms avail
375-3077 Avail NOW & FALL. Open Sat.
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1 BR apt. w/pvt gated courtyard in small quiet
professional complex. Close to ShandsNA
Single quiet prof/serious Grad student only.
$540/mo, 1 pet < 50 pounds at $25/mo ar-
ranged. 352 377-2150 Please leave a msg.
11-9-07-55-2

PETS PARADISE
No app or pet fee. 2BR/1BA, fireplace, pri-
vacy fence, modern appliances. 4501 SW
71st Terr. Other units available. Short lease
ok some units $575/mo. Leave detailed msg
331-2099 11-2-07-50-2

CLOSEST to UF/Shands
Enjoy privacy & convenience
1BR Villa ONLY $529
Duckpond*POOL*Alarm avail
Leasing FALL Fast! 372-4835
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ONLY 1 MILE to UFI
Across from NEW Starbucksl
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 Available!
www.Bosshardtpm.com
352-371-2118 $2-5-68-2

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 11-2-07-35-2

UNBELIEVABLE
Nice 1BR Villa

September FREE
October only $295

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

ONE MONTH FREE
HUGE 2br & 3br!!
Just renovated!!!
Its a MUST SEE!
333-1120 Call NOW! 12-5-51-2
*LARGE STUDIOS*
Only $485 FREE water
September FREE
October only $295
Alarm*Pool*Laundry
Great Location next to Butler Plaza
Call TODAY*377-2596 12-5-51-2

3BR for 2br price!
Huge 3BR ONLY $879
*ONE MONTH FREE*
Newly renovated
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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 immediate
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

ARBOR
Ask about 1 month
FREE RENT
1BR/1BA starting at $635
Close to UF & Shands
2411 SW 35th PI
866-650-8069
M-F 9-6, Sat. 10-2
12-5-35-2

Northridge 3BR/2BA for rent immediately
$1325/month Hardwood floors, pool com-
munity & fireplace Call American Dreams
Realty, LLC (352)338-7505 11-23-28-2

Palm Grove 2BR/2BA split plan $1200/month
Located in pool community, undergoing reno-
vations! Call American Dreams Realty, LLC
(352) 338-7505 11-23-28-2

Studio apartment. About 1.5 mile from
U.F. and Shands. 2490 SW 14th Drive.
Prairiewood Condominiums. Unit 31. $500
month. $1000 security. 386-527-6923 11-1-
07-10-2

Luxury on Sorority Row
1/1 or 2/2.5 TH for Jan 2008
W/D*, dishwasher, pets loved!
Park FREE and walk to classes!
Call today! 372-7111
12-5-07-30-2

Large room in NW home. Great neighbor-
hood. $450/mo includes utils., DSL, DVR,
no pets! Prefer Mature, Responsible, non
smoker, Prof/Grad student. Call Scott 335-
8209. 11-2-10-2

2BR/1.5 BA townhouse less than 5 miles
from UF. End unit with a view, new wood
floors and new carpet, fireplace, W/D, fresh
paint, & plenty of closet space. In excellent
condition. 875/mo Call 904-608-8781 or
email rcgoff@hotmail.com 11-9-07-13-2

Christian Female wanted to share 2BR/
2.5BA Condo 19th Ave Alarm INet incld Bus
in wlk dist $415/mo $500dep. 407-256-5218
12-5-07-28-2

*****TWO HOUSES*****
First house 3Br/1BA large lot in Micanopy,
Bath is huge $700/mo. Next: 3BR/1BA on
Archer near Publix $600/mo 1st, last, de-
posit. Call 376-3291 11-9-13-2

GREAT DEAL
3BR/2BA $1200/month
1116 sw 2nd Ave.
Walk to campus / No Dogs
Available now Call 352-337-9600 11-7-10-2

$850/mth or sale price $132K OBO, 2
bdrm/2 bth in Las Pampas Townhouse, NW
Gainesville near NW 39th Av and NW 34th
St, community pool/laundry pets ok call 561-
662-7026 or 352-335-0440 11-8-10-2

upstairs master w/.walk-in closet and own
bathroom in cobblestone. minutes from UF.
internet and cable included, pool, hot tub,
24hr gym. move in mid-dec. $598+utilities
email:kj.dunn12@gmail.com 11-9-07-10-2


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2BR/2 BA townhouse less than 5 miles from
UF Gated comunnity, pool, new wood floors
and new carpet,fresh paint, & plenty of closet
space. In excellent condition. 875/mo Call
352-328-6447 email goyakla21@yahoo.com
11-6-7-2

Brand new townhouse in Hailey Forest
- 3BR/2.5BA, cent heat/air, screened back
porch, well equipped kitchen, washer &
dryer; close to Archer road shops, UF, AGH,
& Shands. $1300/mo $1400 sec. deposit.
Ready for move-in. Edbaurmanagement.com
1731 NW 6th St. 375-7104 12-5-25-2

First Month Free!
3bd/1ba Walk to Law School
1 bd/1 ba Walk to Law School
2bd/1ba Walk to UF
Union Properties, Inc.
352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com
12-5-30-2

Malibu Cove Apts.
Walk to UF!
Spacious Loft lbd/lba
Reduced to $625/mo!
Union Properties, Inc.
352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com
12-5-30-2

Female Roomate Wanted for $550.00/month
2BR/2BA Luxurious Condo for Rent located
2 minutes away from UF Campus. Furnished
Living Room Area/ Unfurnished Bedroom.
If interested please contact 352-246-7828.
11-5-5-2

1BR in 2BR Historic House $475
3 blocks from UF / 10 blocks from UF
Tall Ceilings, Fireplace & Large Porch
Call Eric 352-682-7424 11-5-5-2

Master suite for rent in 3BR/2BA house. 2.2m
from UF. Remodeled house with new appli-
ances, W/D. Quiet neighborhood! One room-
mate, young professional w/dog. $550/month
Call (954)263-9287 for more info. 11-6-5-2


2/2 in a 3/3 $450/mo
All inclusive. 352-246-3975 11-14-07-10-2


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

2BR/2BA townhouse. Woodland Villas.
Rent $830/m,o. No Deposit.
Close to UF bus and Oaks Mall.
Call Kelley 352-870-3603 or
email sugababi@ufl.edu 10-31-10-3

1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA in Hidden Lake. Great
location, all amenities incl, W/D incl, cable &
wireless internet incl, great F roommates,
avail 12/19. I will pay any move-in fees!
Marlene 941-812-3831 11-1-07-10-3

1BR in 3BR/1BA sublease. Walk to UF/SF
downtown campus. 119 NW 7th terrace
$470/mo + $450 dep. Share utils wireless
internet, Dir. TV. Avail Dec 15. Call Rachel
904-377-4573 10-25-5-3

1BR/1BA;Jan 1-Jul31;EXCELLENT location
on NW2nd Ave right behind midtown;good
size apt;550/mo; contact JB @ 813-966-
3699 11-8-07-15-3

GUARANTEED SEAT ON BUS
1BR w/pvt BA fully furn. Full security.
Female only. Dec paid for. Avail after 12/16
util Aug '08. Call 772-260-1471 or email
palmcity@ufl.edu. 12-5-07-29-3


MOVE IN FREE! NO SECURITY DEP./OCT.
RENT PAID! 720 sq. ft. 1/1, all appliances
incl. dishwasher, quiet, clean, walk-in closet
and walk-in pantry, on-site laundry, GREAT
pool, pets OK. $605/mo (727)465-8058 10-
31-5-3

Nice quiet 1 BR/1 BA apartment.
2 blocks from UF Stadium.
$455/mo. Call 352-514-3519.
Gatornest. Pref Grad student. 10-31-07-5-3


Seventh Street Station. 5 min from UF.
Privacy and your own room and bathroom
in a beautiful condo. 450.00 per month +
1/2 utilities. $500 security and first month
rent required to move in. Available Dec 20th.
11-16-15-4


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SUBLEASE MASTER 1BR/1BA MUSEUM
WALK. Big room, walk-in closet. $599/mo
util, internet, cable all included. Next to UF
Gym. Bus access. Avail Jan to Aug. Please
call Piero 305-785-8257, Piero05@ufl.edu.
11-2-07-5-3

1 BR/1BA $529/mo util incl.
Clean, furn apt, close to UF! Bus stop, pool,
gym, etc. Avail Jan 08 -Aug 08 -Aug PAID!!
Contact Jessica 571-271-1803 11-6-7-3

October November free, lease ASAP! Apt in
Hidden Lake rent $545 plus util. 1000 sq
ft! All amenities, 2 min to UF. Call Jennifer
239-331-0431 or chaos3113@coancast.net
to come look. 11-20-07-15-3

1 BR Sublease at Museum Walk Apts
(Behind UF Hilton SW 34th) available Spring/
Summer. Private bath. Cable included.
Convenient bus to UF. $565/month 321-282-
8038.11-5-14-3


*1 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

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

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

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

THE DUCK POND AREA: 1BR IN 3 BR
house w/ living room & dining room, kitchen,
garage, front and back yard. $325/ mo + util
352 256 3800 or 352 213 5408 10-31-12-4

FEMALE ROOMMATE NEEDED
1BR for 4/2.5 new townhouse. 10 min away
from UF by car or bus. All included $425.
954-557-4769 / baezwpa@bellsouth.net.
11-16-07-23-4

1 BR w/pvt entrance
in 2BR CONDO. Walking distance to UF. 2
pools in complex. Central Heat & Air. Avail
now. $395/mo. Call Mike at 352-316-3930.
11-6-07-15-4

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 11-6-15-4

Male roommate. 1 BR of 2/2. Close to
campus, next to Shands. Fully furnished.
Pool, patio. Rent $395 + half util. Avail. im-
mediately.
Contact Reynolds 561-358-6392 11-1-
10-4.

ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
Near library downtown. $285-$370/rm + utils.
Free internet access. Short term No pets. No
smoking. 378-1304 11-1-10-4

PERFECT 4 GRADIMEDIINTL STUDENTS
Avail immediately, large room w/pvt bath
in large quiet home 5 min to UF. $5501mo
+ utils. Newly decorated, WID, CHIAC. Call
284-0979 11-20-07-20-4










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A WIN-WIN!
Great location, great roommates, great price;
Excellent condition with all the hook-ups,
1 bedroom. Please call 352-231-9226 11-
2-5-4

Roommate needed for University Terrace
West starting January. Private BR/BA, com-
mon living area. Cable, hi-speed internet.
Convenient to UF and SFCC. Call 352-283-
1198 or 352-318-0399 11-9-07-10-4

Very nice and clean room for rent in Cricket
Club! 2/2, nice wooden cabinets and marble
countertops throughout apartment. Brand
new, no ofe lived in room before. $490/
month. Two pools, tennis courts, basketball,
and gym. Call Sebastian at (786)-290-3244.
11-5-5-4
Rooms for Rent in Nice NW Home $400. 2-
3m to university and santa fe. Near bus route.
W/D. Internet/Cable included. Call 352-262-
1560 11-13-10-4

Roommate needed to share 3/2 house with
1 female 1 male student. Quiet. Responsible.
2 minutes from Oaks Mall. $500 includes
utilities. 1st, last, and security to move in.
Avail now. Call Christina (561)373-2999 11-
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Affordable Prices. Search here or receive an
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352-281-3551, Matt Price, Campus Realty.
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New Condos 3 blocks from UF!
Walk to UF. 1,2,3,4 Bedrooms For Sale.
For details on ALL condos Call Eric, Campus
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Jackson Square Condominiums.
Built to last a lifetime Priced from mid-$250s
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NEW 1,2&3BR Condos Starting at $159K
By UF. Gated. Covered, assigned parking
Matt & Tiffany Thomas Realtors
Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc.
352-494-0194 & 352-316-5556
1-14-73-5
I BUY PROPERTY
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure
Anytime, anywhere. Quick closing.
Let me buy your problem. 352-278-9347
www.bogartproperties.com/referals 11-8-
50-5
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
See! Call 352-538-7879. 10-25-07-15-5


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2 Bed 1 Bath Condo
Tile Floor $79,000
Clubhouse and Pool
Brandywine Near U.F.
352-373-7904 10-31-07-12-5


Foreclosures Bank Owned As Is Condos.
Walk to UF, 4BR/2BA. Some with furniture.
Call Bettye Allen @ 352-318-3931 or Janice
Arinson 352-215-4882. Century 21 John
Merrill, Inc. 12-5-28-5

* FOR SALE OR LEASE WITH OPTION S
3BR/1BA 1 car garage House. 3 mi north
of UF 1951 NW 31st Ave. Fully remodeled,
cent H/A, nove-in ready. $131,900. Broker/
Owner 352-331-0590, 352-514-5060 cell.
11-6-10-5

SUMMIT HOUSE CONDOS OPEN HOUSE
Thurs. 11/1 & Fri. 11/2 from 1-4. Newly
renovated condos starting at $99,900 (as-is
at $86,900). Steps from Shands, VA, Dental
School & New Cancer Center. Model located
at 1700 SW 16th Court. Visit www.summith
ousegainesville.com or call Tom Bellucci or
Steve Clark at 352-372-5375. 11-2-7-5

Gator Place Condos
2/1, w/d, 800 sq ft, 1 1/2 miles to Shands.
3600 SW 23rd St. $84,900. 352-372-0507
12-5-27-5

1BR/1BA CONDO
$104,500. Call 352-213-3943
11-5-5-5


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

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

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $375
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-372-7490
12-5-71-6

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

CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $450 352-333-7516

Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
12-5-71-6

BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1100
(352) 372-7490 12-5-71-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
12-5-71-6 /

DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 12-
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FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899

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

"BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW"
"Full $80 Queen $100 King $170"
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
12-5-71-6

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$120 352-377-9846. 12-5-71-6

Bed-All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516.
12-5-71-6

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

FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 12-5-71-6

Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
12-5-71-6

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

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


Computers

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

COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
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WAREHOUSE PRICES 0 AUDIO OUTLET
373-3754 www.audiooutletgainesville.com
12-5-66-8

Infiniti Kappa 12" subwoofer
Perfect condition. $60 OBO. Call Danny (352)
271-2617 10-31-2-8

35 inch Sony color TV.
Excellent condition $200. 352-377-4292
11-6-5-8


* 1 Bicycles

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


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


* For Sale 3

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
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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 14thAve, Ste D, 336-1271
www.NS4L.com
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***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 SW4th Ave.
Scooters, E-bikes, Offroad, & Accessoriesl!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
www.swampcycles.com
12-5-71-11

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

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

GATORMOTO is Gainesville's #1 service
facility. We repair ALL brands of scoot-
ers. Pickups available. Lowest labor rates
around. Quickest turnaround time. Run by
Gator Grads so we know how to treat our
customers! 376-6275 '1T5-71-11


Yamaha ZUMA 50 premium sport scooter,
100+ mpg, electric start, lights, lockable
storage, 877 miles. No motorcycle license
needed. $1200 obo 352-373-8183 11-6-
07-5-11

CRFSOF OFF-ROAD BIKE
Brand new 2007 with gas included. It has
never been ridden. Call Lelis for more info.
561-506-5239 11-8-7-11


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

CARS -CARS Buy0SelliTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
12-5-71-12

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

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

JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY!
*** FREE FREE FREE* FREE0OS
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
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CARS FROM $29/MO!
Hondas Chevys Jeeps and more!
$0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr.
For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
12-5-71-12

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

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

Sun City Auto Sales
2306 NE Waldo Rd. 338-1999
All 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

1999 Toyota Camry LE 91k automatic, AC,
DC, timing belt package completed, white
on gray, power everything, very clean. $5800
OBO. 352-514-1800 lunadog@cox.net 10-
25-9-12

'03 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE
Leather, like-new tires & brakes. Low miles.
$10,999. Call 352-283-5813 10-31-07-10-
12

1990 HALF TON FARM TRUCK
GOOD CONDITION. WORKS WELL. NEW
TRANSMISSION. ASKING $1100. CALL
352-339-4600 11-2-07-10-12

2002 Mercedes C230 Black, Grey Cloth
Interior. Stick Shift. 74K Miles. Great condi-
tion! Excellent gas mileage!
Call 949-439-9965 for showing. 10-31-5-12






Q Trivia

test 'ifi
--O.Rodriguez
1. GEOGRAPHY: Where are the
Cape Verde islands?
2. ANATOMY: Where is the sacrumn
in the human body?
3. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: Pit-
cairn Island is a dependent territory of
which country?
4. LANGUAGE: What is meant by
the term "fifth column"?
5. HISTORY: In what year did Ihe
two unions, American Federation of'
labor and the Congress of Industrial
Organizations. merge into the more
powerful AFL-CIO?
6. MILITARY: What is the code of
the Japanese samurai?
7. GAMES: What kind of game is
"Millipede"?
8. FOOD & DRINK: In cooking.
what is arrowroot used for?
9. MUSIC: What were the first-
names of the Allman Brothers?
10. THEATER: Who wrole the play
"The Iceman Cometh"?
Answers
1. Off the coast of West Africa
2. At the base of the spine
3. United Kingdom
4. Enemy sympathizers who might
give aid to an invader
5. 1955
6. Bushido
7. Arcade video game
8. A thickening agent
9. Duanc and Gregg
10. Eugene O'Neill
( 2007 Kin IFeatures Synd.. Inc.


* Autos

2002 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
160k miles for $6000. In perfect condition.
Call Brett 217-412-4091 11-8-10-12

2005 Grand Am SE
sedan,gold. V-6 engine, sunroof, cold air, CD,
rear spoiler, cruise. Mileage 29,000, great
condition. $10,990 352-278-5880 11-5-5-12

1997 VW JETTA GT
105K MILES, EXC. COND., 5-SPEED,
NEW TIMING BELT, AC NEEDS WORK.
CALL YASER @ (352) 283 2187.
ASKING $3800 OBO


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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. 11-13-07-72-13


0 1 Help Wanted

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

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alligator

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

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

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

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

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


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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 trajping
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 Specialist, 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 eBay exp. + Resume to
g8rbay@bellsouth.net 10-31-07-72-14

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

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

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

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






12, ALLIGATOR U WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2007


Il Help Wanted.


PARK PLACE CAR WASH
Now Hiring FT & PT positions available.
Great environment, flexible hours. Apply in
person 7404 NW 4th Blvd-Across from Home
Depot 12-5-71-14

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

STUDENTS, WHY WAIT TO GRADUATE?
Earn while you learn
50% COMMISSION P/T
Call: 1-80Z-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 you!
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!*
12-20 HRS/WK
$8-30K
*1-866-994-4343* 11-14-07-40-14

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
10-31-07-30-14

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

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


Barbers & Stylist
at 1115 W. University Ave. 352-380-0304
11-8-25-14

Property Manager
Professional apartments
401K*Health*PTO
Customer service a must!
E-mail resume:mfoster@gremco.com 12-
5-40-14

No jobs available, but we pay
cash for CDs and DVDs!
(Oh, and we sell them too.)
Hear Again CDs & DVDs
818 W. University Ave, 32601
10-31-17-14

Help wanted with 8 month old infant. Part-
time flexible hours while mother works
from home. Must be non-smoker, non-drug
user.,Clean, responsible and reliable.
Beginning pay $6.50/hr. 352-226-7272 10-
25-07-10-14


Help Wanted
W/^^BI


UF Survey Research Center
Telephone Interviewers
NO SALES
$7.50-$8.00/hr + Bonus
Student and Non-Student Positions
Great Resume Builder
352-392-2908 Ext 105
408 W. University Ave suite 106
12-05-07-35-14

Receptionist for busy Dermatology office.
Requires energetic, organized person.
Experience preferred. FT M-F, 8-5 Fax re-
sume to 352-332-2966. 10-25-10-14


SWAMP CYCLES
Hiriing PT recept. Ans. phone, cashier, com-
puter skills. Apply in person. 534 SW 4th Ave.
10-25-10-14

SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS
NETWORK ASST
AVIATION SALES
TECH SUPPORT
Send resume to hr@gleim.com
www.gleim.com 10-25-07-10-14

Club Decadence now hiring dancers,
promoters, & security. Apply 12 SW 2nd
Street. After 8 PM. Gainesville. www.club
decadence.info. 11-1-07-15-14

DRIVERS WANTED
Great pay make your own schedule.
Call the hiring mgr @ 379-3663 or email
jjulian@gatorfood.com 11-9-20-14

Bright Forestry Students We are looking
for YOU! New Forestry Product company is
looking for new team members to run our
shop and help us grow our business. Great
hourly rates, weekend hours and opportuni-
ties for growth. Call Stephanie 904-686-
0225 10-31-07-12-14

HELP WANTED, BENTO CAFE
Looking for experienced, reliable grill, prep,
or wok cook with knife skills. p/t day/nite
available, good pay. apply in person at 3832
W Newberry Rd next to Gator Dockside. 11-
5-07-15-14

Securtiy Staff Needed Nowl
$7.00 hour
Help residence halls be safe.
Info and applications available'
at security office in Beaty East.
392-2161 x 10125 for more info.
11-1-11-14


PT Assistant Teacher
Experience with young children essential.
376-1818 10-25-07-5-14

HOLIDAY HELP NEEDED
Flex Shifts & Hours Mon-Fri.Front Counter,
Prep, & Delivery.Apply in Person 3832
Newberry Rd Heavenly Ham. 10-25-5-14


WAIT PERSON FT & PT
Apply in person after 3pm, Sawamura
Japanese Steak House, 1624 SW 13th St.
10-25-5-14

ARE YOU CONNECTED?INTERNET
USERS WANTED! YOU COULD EARN
$2000-$5000 MONTH.BE YOUR OWN
BOSS!FREE INFO.www.tphomebizz.com
OR call 772-528-6523 11-2-07-10-14

Eliminate your student loans, plus make an
income marketing our video games. Visit:
www.videogamesforwealth.com for more
information email: videogamer@videogame
sforwealth.com 11-19-07-20-14

Seeking recent grads or current students in
Psy., Sp. Ed., or other related feild to work
with autistic children and adults. $10.00/hr.
Please contact Mark at lister@behavioralsu
pports.com or 332-8588 for more info. 10-
31-07-6-14

Comfort Inn West- SW40th Blvd
Now Hiring Immediate opening for FT & PT
Front Desk, PT Night Auditor & PT Breakfast
No Experience Necessary -Apply in Person
or call 352-264-1771 11-6-07-10-14


M 1 Help Wanted


GATOR FANS
NEEDED TO HANDLE TICKETING
CALLS FOR TICKETS TO FLORIDA
GAMES FOR THE NEW ALL AMERICAN
FOOTBALL LEAGUE GAMES. MUST LOVE
THE GATORS AND KNOW COLLEGE
FOOTBALL. Call 352/371-5888 X111 or
come by 4112 NW 22nd Drive 10-31-07-
5-14




PREMIER
PRODUCT ONS

FT Senior Sales Rep Sales opportunity to
take over high grossing sales volume ac-
counts, at a well-established and profitable
company, while building upon your own ac-
counts. Must Have At Least 1 Years Sales
Experience.

FT Customer Service Rep Responsible for
placing orders and handling walk-in clients.

Send Resumes: jobs@premierparties.com
11-26-20-14

Opus Cafe Coffee Bar
Work at a busy coffee bar near campus.
Searching for dependable students to work
between 12 and 30 hours per week. Morning
and Afternoon Shifts Available. Call Tim for
more information at 352.262.0822. 11-5-
07-8-14

Recovery techs wanted: Local research
agency needs qualified personnel.Strong
anatomy background, work with biohaz, at-
tention to detail, analytical thinking. Send re-
sume to nseavers@catalystforresearch.com
10-31-07-5-14

LEASING CONSULTANT
Customer service &
Sales exp. preferred
*30-40 hours a week*
Mon-Fri hours flexible
Sat 11-3pm
Email resume to:
lwestover@gremco.com 11-2-7-14

HELP WANTED
Part-time (daytime only) at local thrift shop
Applicant will be required to work most
Saturday. Apply in person 430 North Main
St or call 372-1710 10-31-07-5-14

TRI DELTA NEEDS A FEW GOOD PEOPLE
Great food & atmosphere. Bus Staff needed
for immediate openings. Call to apply 352-
376-1302 10-31-07-5-14

Wrangler wanted, every other weekend. If
you love horses and Jesus come join our
team @ Camp Kulaqua in High Springs.
Horse experience required. Info. Jannette
352-318-5501. 11-8-07-10-14

$$$AVON $$$
Earn extra Holiday cash or career level
income...YOU decide! No exp req. Call 538-
6898. Email ashleeb@ufl.edu.
Web: www.youravon.com/aklemm 11-1-
5-14

P/T Admin support/Runner
Duties: Run errands, answer phones, misc
tasks. $9/hr Noon to 3pm, Mon-Fri. Send
resume to Info@ECDflorida.com 11-2-6-14


O!O TAPAS & TINIS
Looking for severs, hosts, bus persons, sous
chef. Call 352-331-6620 11-1-5-14

Full time manager needed for Lane Bryant
store in Gainesville & Ocala. Vacation,
benefits, competitive pay. Call district man-
ager Will at 516-770-8665 or email resume:
william.semeniuk@lanebryant.com 11-9-
07-10-14

START EARNING TODAY!
Do you have a PC with an internet connec-
tion? If so, get started now. Earn good extra
cash with these EASY jobs.
GATORMONEYCOM 11-2-4-14

Baby sitter, flexible hours,
experienced, reliable, energetic, references
avgeorgieva@yahoo.com 11-1-07-3-14


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$10-12/hour
Mortgage lender has immediate openings
for college students for telephone sales posi-
tions. No exp required. Flex hours. Apply in
person between 5 & 8 pm, Mo-Th 1900 SW
34th St. Ste 206 (2nd fir above credit union)
11-5-07-10-14

Enjoy helping kids & adults
have fun & be fit? Sun Country
Sports Center is hiring! Rock
Wall, Office, Cleaning, Light
Maintenance & more. 331-8773 or
378-8711www.SunCountrySports.com 11-
8-07-7-14

Ben & Jerry's seeks outgoing, motivated in-
dividbals with their own transportation. Must
thrive in a fast paced working environment
and appreciate cleanliness and organization.
Email resumes & class schedule tojen@gain
esvillesbesticecream.com. 11-7-7-14

Personal Assistant needed for busy fam-
ily of 4. Reliable transportation a must.
8-10 hrs/week. Good personal skills req'd.
Fax resume/letter to 352-331-3320. 11-8-
07-7-14

Now Hiring All Positions for holiday help.
$7.50/hr to start. Part-time or Full-time avail.
Apply in person 3832 Newberry Rd/Heavenly
Ham next to Moe's SW Grill. 11-6-5-14

Leaders Wanted. Afraid to make money? I'll
scare you to death! CALL NOW!
800-631-2648 11-30-07-20-14

Students, why wait to graduate? Earn while
you learn! Make excuses or MONEY, not
both! 866-251-6069 11-30-07-20-14

Local startup looking for employees to help
expand company. Basic Internet,Word &
Excel skills are necessary. Sorority/Fraternity
affiliation a big plus. Make your own sched-
ule! 10-20 hrs/week, $8/hr+.Send resume to
brendan@theginsystem.com. 11-6-5-14

ATTENTION STUDENTS!
Investor Assistant Needed. Get paid to learn.
If you are success-driven, motivated, ambi-
tious, email resume to reiwanted@gmail.com
or fax to 877-297-8214 11-14-07-12-14

FLEXIBLE HOURS. College students are
making $2000 per week between classes.
Complete training & on-going support.
www.DISHSuccess.com 11-20-07-14-14

Cyber Intelligence Division searching for a
highly motivated individual to investigate on-
line counterfeiting, grey market trends, and
intellectual property abuse. Must have excel-
lent written and verbal communication skills,
knowledge of the Intemet and how it works,
as well as Windows XP, and Microsoft Office
Program experience. Email Resumes to
Dave.Busch@NetEnforcers.com 11-6-5-14

PAID REAL ESTATE INTERNSHIP
Make $$ and gain real estate experience.
Call Eric 352-219-2879 or Matt at 281-3551
11-14-10-14


GUa Services

IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
www.carrsmith.com 12-5-71-15

HYPNOTIST Stop smoking. Improve mem-
ory & concentration. Elminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Learn self hypnosis. Low
Student Rates. Leonard UmansAAPH, NGH
certified 379-1079 12-5-71-15

EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250' x
160' riding ring, round pen &jump paddock.
Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19 sepa-
rate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-3175
everglade-eqestrian.com 12-5-71-15

Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services can get you
certified under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no
videos. Day/eve/wkend. Class sizes limited.
338-1193 for details. expresstrainingservice
s.com 12-5-96-15


Curtis Leon

Davis
Black Male
(DOB 04/24/65); 6'00",
200 Ibs, Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Wanted for:
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Gators to wear orange, black in Halloween match


UF middle blocker Kisya Killingsworth spikes the ball during UF's
sweep of the Mississippi Rebels on Sunday afternoon.


* UF PLAYS ITS SECOND MID-
WEEK GAME OF THE SEASON.

By EVAN DREXLER
Alligator Writer

Tonight, in a rare midweek
match, UF plays a South Carolina
team (11-12, 4-10 Southeastern
Conference) that should be fright-
ened to face the No. 10 Gators (20-
1, SEC 13-1).
Since Mary Wise became
the coach in 1991, UF has won
seven of its eight matches on
Halloween.
The only loss came in a sweep
at the hands of Florida State in
1994.
Current seniors have fond
memories of a Halloween sweep
over Mississippi State in 2004,
and two seniors have pleasant
recollections of non-volleyball
Halloweens earlier than that.
Senior outside hitter Marcie
Hampton's favorite Halloween
costume as a child was the blue,
puffy-leg getup of Princess
Jasmine from the Disney movie
"Aladdin."
"I was really excited about it,
but it was really, really cold out-
side," she said. "So I had to wear a
jacket over my costume, and that
was devastating.


"It was just heartbreaking. I re-
ally loved my costume."
Senior middle blocker Kisya
Killingsworth also had her share
of costumes growing up, though
she admitted she is more into
Thanksgiving and Christmas than
Halloween.
She usually spends Halloween
night at her computer, handing
out candy when someone rings
her doorbell.

"The coaches do a really
good job of keeping us on a
similar schedule no mat-
ter where we are when we
actually get there."
Marcie Hampton
UF senior outside hitter


The only costume she can
remember is when her mother
dressed her up as a clown one
year.
"I probably was a clown back
then," Killingsworth said.
Though they won't be wearing
any costumes tonight in South
Carolina, they still get to dress up
for the occasion a little.
The team will try to be festive
by wearing its orange-and-black
jerseys, Hampton said.


The Gators learned from their
loss at South Carolina last year
- the only SEC venue where they
lost and plan to stay concen-
trated on volleyball.
Tonight will be the team's sec-
ond and last Wednesday home
match of the season.
Last time, the Wednesday
match was followed by a loss to
Arkansas in a Friday match.
This week, the Gators will not
play again until a Sunday match
against that same Razorbacks
team.
The midweek match can cause
problems for the team's rhythm,
but the coaches are not going to
let that happen.
"The coaches do a really good
job of keeping us on a similar
schedule no matter where we
are when we actually get there,"
Hampton said.
"We need to make sure that's
not a factor when we get ready
to play."
What will be a factor is South
Carolina's home atmosphere.
"Any time you play on the
road, it's tough," Hampton said.
"And then you play in a smaller
gym, the crowd's right on you
and the facility's pretty tight.
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out for us."


UF FOOTBALL

Freshman backup center practices with defensive line


By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Staff Writer
jmarina@alligator.org

UF offensive lineman Mike
Pouncey practiced with the de-
fensive line Tuesday, Gators coach
Urban Meyer said.
The defensive line took a major
blow this week by losing starting
defensive tackle Javier Estopinan,
who tore his anterior cruciate liga-


ment in the Georgia game.
Tackles Terron Sanders (left
high ankle sprain) will miss sev-
eral weeks, and Brandon Antwine
(lower back) is likely out for the
season.
Pouncey is currently listed as
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and, as a recruit, was ranked as the
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In mid-October, Meyer said he


expected Pouncey and his twin
brother, Maurkice, to have bright
futures with the Gators.

MOVING ON UP: Redshirt fresh-
man Justin Williams could work
his way into the Gators' receiving
corps, Meyer said.
Williams notched two tackles
against the Bulldogs for a season
total of five.
"That's the first thing you really


have to do before
you get involved
in the offense is
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special teams,"
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"He's getting a
Williams lot better. He's
one of the most
improved guys right now."

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back Chevon Walker's status on
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games of the season, but he hasn't
seen the field since the Gators'
Sept. 29 home matchup against
Auburn.
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freshman was still on team, Meyer
replied: "He has got some personal
issues he has to take care of. As of
now, yes."


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Davis, Marsh expected to step in for depleted D-line


By BRIAN STEELE
Alligator Staff Writer
bsteele@alligator.org

When it comes to UF's young
defensive linemen, it's better to let
them explain what practice has been
like recently.
"It's been like hell straight
hell," a panting Torrey Davis. said.
"I'm getting better, but it's hell."
With starting tackle Javier
Estopinan out for the year with a
torn left anterior cruciate ligament,
the Gators don't have many op-
tions left. Reserve tackle Brandon
Antwine is also probably done for
the season with lower back issues.
A few weeks ago, losing reserve
redshirt freshman' Terron Sanders
to a high ankle sprain wouldn't be a
big deal. Not anymore.
"Right now, it's a mash unit," UF
coach Urban Meyer said. "We're try-
ing to get that pieced together."
UF's line is in such shambles it
had backup offensive lineman Mike
Pouncey practice at tackle Tuesday.
Now it's redshirt senior tackle
Clint McMillan and a bunch of un-
derclassmen on the inside.
"One soldier goes down, another
soldier has to step up," McMillan


said. "That's something they've got
to do or we won't be successful. I've
got to be a leader for these young
guys, and when you're in that fire
you've got to step up."
Coming off a game where
the Gators' run defense gave up
188 yards and three touchdowns
to Georgia redshirt freshman
Knowshon Moreno who was
the third-string back before injuries
- UF is in trouble.
"It's been like hell -
straight hell."
Torrey Davis
UF defensive tackle

"We got punched in the face last
week," freshman lineman Duke
Lemmens said. "There's no more
time to say that we're young. There
are no more excuses. We're going to
have a fire come out from under us
this week."
Without Estopinan, the Gators'
best run-stopper, Meyer said Davis
and Lawrence Marsh are now focal
points in the rotation. Meyer didn't
name Davis the starter, but he has

SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 16


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UF defensive lineman Torrey Davis tackles Kentucky tailback Alfonso Smith in the fourth quarter of the
Gators' 45-37 win over the Wildcats on Oct. 20 in Lexington, Ky.


Injuries further weaken defense


UF freshmen reunite


By PHIL KEGLER
Alligator Staff Writer
pkegler@alligator.org

UF freshmen Ndidi Madu and
Kerri Simpson's history as team-
mates started long before they came
to Gainesville.
The pair played together on the
Nike Tennessee Flight Silver team
during the summer of 2006.
But their distance from each other
- Madu lived outside Nashville,
while Simpson was closer to
Chattanooga, Tenn. kept them from
facing off in a high school game.
Still, Madu and Simpson shared
high opinions of each other's skills
from the beginning.
"She was fast," Madu said about
the 5-foot-7 guard. "She played hard."
Simpson regarded the 6-foot-1 for-


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ward highly, as well.
"I knew Ndidi was going to be a
remarkable player because she always
had athleticism," she said. "She can
jump out of the gym. She can shoot.
She has all the
characteristics of a
ballplayer."
After traveling
Women's together on their
AAU team, the two
Basketball struck up a bond off
the court, too.
When it came
time to decide the next step in their
basketball careers, Madu was pleas-
antly surprised by what Simpson had
to say.
"We were on the phone one day
and I asked her what were the schools
SEE WHOOPS, PAGE 16


E 1914: The UF football team blanks
Florida Southern 59-0 in Tampa. The
Gators won five games that season,
lost two, and all seven resulted in
shutouts.


everyone knew the Gators would have
trouble filling the hole at free safety left
by Reggie Nelson.
But who would have guessed cornerbacks
Ryan Smith and Reggie Lewis would be irre-
placeable, too?
And linebackers Brandon Siler and Earl
Everett?
And defensive tackles Marcus Thomas,
Steven Harris, Joe Cohen and Ray McDonald?
Everybody should have known the de-
fense could not be rebuilt in the span of a few
months.
I watched Knowshon Moreno spin past
Brandon Spikes, and Mohamed Massaquoi
sprint past Joe Haden and Tony Joiner, and as
I saw Georgia score at will, it did not surprise
me in the least.
Before the season, Urban Meyer expressed
worries about his young, inexperienced de-
fense.
It's the middle of the season, and the defense
is still young and inexperienced, and now in-
jured, too.
It could be that way for the rest of the season
and the bowl game, so get used to it.
Against Georgia, they committed mistakes




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named to the Soccer America Women's
Team of the Week on Tuesday. This was
Hudson's second nod to a national team
this week.


that mark so many po-
rous defenses.
.01 They could not stop
the run, and they gave
up back-breaking plays
in the passing game.
Nick Zaccardi It could not have
Nick-el Coverage gone much worse.
"That's not Florida
nzaccardi@alligator.org defense," Meyer said
after the game. "We've
got a long way to go. ... We're not playing very
good defense right now."
It will take an entire off-season to mold the
unit together.
In the meantime, it's trial by fire.
The Gators face perennial pushover
Vanderbilt on Saturday, but even the
Commodores should be able to put up a good
score.
Vandy features a running quarterback and
the Southeastern Conference's all-time leader
in receptions in Earl Bennett (check him out at
www.MyNamelsEarlBennett.com).
That's the same Earl Bennett who has

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Loss of Estopinan hard for players to stomach


FOOTBALL, from page 15

seen the majority of the backup
snaps thas far.
Freshmen Justin Trattou and
Carlos Dunlap could also figure into
the equation, but they typically play
more on the outside.
"He really is the heart and soul
of our run-stopping defense,"
Lemmens said about losing
EstopinoM. "I've never seen anyone


NICK-EL from page 15


play his gap like he does. It's a huge
loss. It makes me sick to my stom-
ach."
Still, the Gators will have to get
by without the junior,
and the coaching staff
isn't messing around.
The defensive line is
FOotball usually among the
last to leave practice.
When asked if he's ever worked
harder at anything, Davis respond-
ed with, "Hell, no."


torched Gators cornerbacks with 19 catches for 232 yards
and three touchdowns the last two seasons.
With UF's soft coverage in the secondary, Bennett
could have a field day against Joe Haden this week.
That's not the only concern, however.
Linebackers Brandon Spikes and Dustin Doe have
performed well, but neither has made a game-changing
play in weeks.
Instead, the Gators have given up fourth-down con-
versions on 12 of 18 attempts and rank 10th in the SEC in
third-down defense.
While Derrick Harvey and Jermaine Cunningham


Davis said they've been running
from sideline to sideline, and the line
is the only group to do it everyday.
"They're trying to get me in game
shape so I can go every play," Davis
said. "I couldn't do that when I first
got here. When I came to college, I
didn't have technique."
Despite the team's youth,
McMillan has hope.
"It's me and a whole bunch of
freshies, so that equals out to about
a junior," McMillan said.


have pressured the quarterback at times this year, the
interior of the defensive line has been sliced thin by
injuries.
Desperation reared its head Tuesday, as backup cen-
ter Mike Pouncey practiced at defensive tackle.
Next thing you know, Tim Tebow will line up at nose
guard.
He did so in his last high school game on the final
series of a 2005 state championship game.
Don't get me wrong, UF's defense could be great in
a couple seasons.
Haden, Spikes, Doe and Major Wright could be All-
America candidates in the future.
They say Tebow's tears can cure cancer, but all it's go-
ing to take is time and patience to cure UF's defense.


Simpson beats Vol cousin

WHOOPS, from page 15

she was looking at," Madu said. "She said she already commit-
ted to UF. I said: 'Wow I'm looking at UF. That's where I really
want to go.' That's how me and her got dose. We communi-
cated all the time after that."
Simpson figured they would always end up going to the
same place.
"We always clicked," Simpson said of
their time at Flight Silver. "We were always
the two together. We just thought that we'd
go to the same school."
UF coach Amanda Butler expects good
things from the Tennessee pair.
"Generally, kids who come from
ButlerTennessee have been very well coached
and are used to high levels of expectations,"
Butler said.
Of course; Tennessee roots aren't always a good thing when
you decide to attend a rival Southeastern Conference school.
Simpson's cousin, JaJuan Smith, is a guard for the Tennessee
men's basketball team.
"He always said when I was able to beat him, I'd be able to
play in the SEC," Simpson said.
"So the day I beat him it was like two weeks later I com-
mitted to Florida."


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