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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2007


Jenna Bush speaks at Gainesville church


* THE FIRST DAUGHTER
READ FROM HER NEW BOOK.

By KATIE GALLAGHER
Alligator Writer
kgallagher@alligator.org

First Daughter Jenna Bush en-
couraged a local audience Thursday
night to change the world through
small acts of kindness.
Before signing copies of her
book, "Ana's Story: A Journey of
Hope," Bush spoke in Gainesville
to the 500-person audience about
the book's main character, her work
with UNICEF and the importance
of making a difference. The speech,
sponsored by Barnes & Noble, was
at Grace United Methodist Church.
Bush met Ana, then 17, during
an eight-month internship with
UNICEF in Latin America and the
Caribbean.
"Ana changed my life," she said.
The teenage mother was HIV-
positive, abused and shuffled
through the system, Bush said.
She invited the audience to fol-
low along as she read aloud the first
four chapters of the book, which
outlined Ana's tragic early life.
"I want you to know this isn't the
most depressing book you'll ever
read," she said when she finished.
More importantly, she said,


Ana's life isn't depressing she's
full of hope.
Ana's real name is not used in the
book and her face is not shown in
the photographs because the stigma
of HIV could get her kicked out of
school, Bush said.
A short film narrated by Bush
outlined some of the work UNICEF
does to help children.
"We can all do so much. You
don't have to move far away or
spend lots of money," she said.
Bush also recognized Jessica
Feagle, 16, and Natasha Williams, 15,
both of P.K. Yonge Developmental
Research School, as winners of the
essay contest "How I Can Make a
Difference."
Feagle said her essay was about
how small actions can change the
world and was based on a home-
less boy she met and spoke with one
night in Micanopy.
Williams said her essay was on
preventing disease in Sudan.
Both girls spoke to Bush before
the speech and received free copies
of "Ana's Story."
Kristin Russell, a UP sophomore,
and Rebekah Sellers, a UF public
relations junior, said they were im-
pressed by Bush's talk.
"I thought it was really touch-
ing," Russell said. "I didn't know
much about UNICEF and what they
did."


Nicole Satker / Alligator Staff
First Daughter Jenna Bush speaks at Grace United Methodist Church on Thursday evening to promote
her book, "Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope." The book is inspired by her work with UNICEF, in which she
helped impoverished villagers in Latin America and the Caribbean cope with HIV.


STUDENT LIFE

SG cabinet sponsors collection for soldiers overseas


By LAUREN COLLINS
Alligator Contributing Writer

By collecting donations to be sent over-
seas, UF students will soon have the oppor-
tunity to reach out to fellow Gators serving
in the military.
Project SLOSH, or Sending Love to Our
Serving Heroes, a new organization spon-
sored by Student Government's Community
Involvement Cabinet, is collecting donations
to send to soldiers before the end of the fall
semester.
"A lot of students don't realize what
people our age have sacrificed," said Erica
Rakow, an assistant director for the cabinet.
"We hope this project will bring awareness
about young soldiers serving overseas."
The cabinet is asking students to donate


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toiletries such as deodorant, toothpaste,
soap and razors. Nonperishable snacks
like jerky, cookies and nuts are also
requested, Rakow said.
The idea for the project arose
after a corporal, currently serving
in Iraq, e-mailed the UP Universttlv
Athletic Association asking UF t,

sponsor his unit.
He didn't ask for money but wrote that
"it's the simple things in life that make
our life a little easier." The main collection
area is on Turlington Plaza on Thursday
and Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Students who are unable to bring their
donations to the plaza can drop them off ir
the SG office in a designated bin. The cabi-
net will collect items until Thanksgiving and
plans to ship them in time for the holidays,


Rakow said.
The cabinet has already had some suc-
cess in collections. Members of Delta
Gamma Sorority collected items to
receive community service hours, she
-aid
The Community Involvement
Cabinet has been working to ad-
vertise the project and hopes stu-
dents will participate, Rakow
said.
, Dorm mailboxes have been
, stuffed with flyers, and more
will be passed out around
\ campus, she said.
\ .. Project SLOSH was re-
cently entered in the Dodge
GrabLife GiveLife competition,
an online contest among philanthropic


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has a few birthday
presents waiting
for you, including a
coupon for free ice
cream and a survey
about how you
party. See story,
pg. 4.


events created and nominated by college
students. The first event to receive 20,000
votes receives $20,000 from Dodge for the
philanthropy or charity of its choice. Dodge
will also award second- through sixth-place
events with awards.
The project was in eighth place with 3,578
votes as of Thursday night.
Rakow created a Facebook group to in-
form students about the project and encour-
age them to vote.
Since individuals are allowed to vote one
time per day, Rakow tries to send messages
to people to remind them to vote, she said.
The student organization that donates
the most items will receive a free pizza party
from the cabinet. Individual cabinets in SG,
as well as the Student Senate, are acting as
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WHAT'S HAPPENING
Breakfast in Turlington
Turlington Plaza, 8 a.m. to
noon, today
The Campus Kitchens Task
Force will be giving out break-
fast with the request of a dona-
tion.

Silent Auction
Reitz Union Colonnade, 9:30
a.m. to 3:30 p.m., today
Friends for Life of America will
hold a silent auction to raise
money for two families who
have children with cancer.

Movie Screening
Reitz Union North Lawn, 6 p.m.
to 9 p.m., today and Saturday
The student organization 500
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"Dreamkeepers."

Closing Ceremony
Plaza of the Americas, 7 p.m. to
11 p.m., today
The student organization Union
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Activos will have dosing cer-
emonies for UEPA Week.

Fraternity Fundraiser
Ben & Jerry's, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.,
Monday
Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity
will hold a fundraiser.

LOCAL
Crash hospitalizes woman
A traffic crash that occurred at
34th Street and West University
Avenue on Thursday afternoon
hospitalized a Gainesville resi-
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2007 ALLIGATOR, 3



With holidays approaching, officials worry for students


By KIM WILMATH
Alligator Staff Writer
kwilmath@alligator.org

Thanksgiving and Christmas
breaks are around the corner,
leaving UF officials worried that
some students might not make it
back to school after the holidays.
An average of about 20 UF
students die each calendar year,
said Gene Zdziarski, UF dean of
students.
Most of those deaths occur in
traffic accidents when students
commute to or from school for


holiday breaks, Zdziarski said.
Twenty-six UF students have
died so far this year, a circum-
stance he called "very unusual."
Out of the 26 deaths, 11 of
them were due to car accidents.
"We're definitely concerned
about the whole situation," he
said. "This is not something you
can predict. There isn't any real
understanding of why."
Ten of those deaths occurred
in the 12 weeks since this semes-
ter began.
Steve Orlando, UF spokesman,
said there's no way to explain the


large number of deaths in such a
short period of time.
"What can you do?" Orlando
asked. "Tell people to be careful,
I guess."
Zdziarski said he
Local doesn't want to an-
News ticipate more deaths
in the last month of
fall, but based on historical data,
holiday traveling is bound to
bring more fatalities.
Out of 110 student deaths
from 2000 to 2005, 35 were caused
by car, motorcycle or bicycle ac-
cidents, UF records show. .


Fifty-one of the deaths dur-
ing those years occurred out of
town.
Zdziarski said UF tries to
encourage students to practice
personal safety through pro-
grams such as GatorWell Health
Promotion Services.
But UF can only go so far,
Zdziarski said.
"The big message is, be safe,"
he said. "Think before you act."
Paul Schauble, a UF staff psy-
chologist, said students' deaths
are particularly traumatic for
other students because they may


have not yet experienced any
personal tragedies in their own
lives.
"Most students are at an age
where they're becoming aware of
their parents' and grandparents'
mortality," Schauble said. "It
brings it home to them."
Zdziarski said he knows
there's not much UF can do to
prevent accidents while students
are away from campus. He said
he hopes students make safety a
priority.
"We want them back at
school," he said.


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STUDENT LIFE

UF survey asks: Did you drink on your 21st birthday?


By KIM WILMATH
Alligator Staff Writer
kwilmath@alligator.org

Did you vomit on your birthday?
Did you have unprotected sex? Did
you eat ice cream?
UF wants to know.
UF's GatorWell Health
Promotion Services offers incentives
for students turning 21 to have good,
dean fun on their birthdays, and a
survey aims to find out whether the
enticements work.
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hung out with a significant other or
drank alcohol.
If students did drink, they are
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dent's 21st birthday, UF sends him
or her a card from Gene Zdziarski,
UF dean of students, and a coupon
for a free dinner at Godfather's
Pizza, free ice cream at Cold Stone
Creamery and a free movie ticket for
Gator Cinemas.
. The offers are only good on stu-
dents' 21st birthdays between 8 p.m.
and 1 a.m. with a UF student ID.
The survey, sent to students three
days after their birthdays, asks them
about how they celebrated.
It asks students if they received
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planned sexual activity.
S"Some people drink so much
that they don't make it through
the night," said Tavis Glassman,
GatorWell coordinator of alcohol
and drug prevention. "That's no
way to spend your 21st birthday."
Glassman said it seems the incen-
tives have been successful based on
the data GatorWell has gathered.
The most recent survey, taken
in fall 2004, states that most UF
students have zero to four drinks on
their 21st birthday, he said.


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much, he said.
In terms of "bang for the buck,"
he said the benefits of keeping stu-
dents safe are worth any effort.
"I think it shows that the univer-
sity cares and the community cares,"
Glassman said.
However, UF is realistic about
students' habits, he said.
"Is this the solution? Is this the
panacea? Is this the magic number?"
Glassman asked. "No. Some people
will probably just ignore it, but it's
better than doing nothing."


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UF LAW

Florida's second-in-command to address law grads


By ILEANA MORALES
Alligator Writer
imorales@alligator.org

Florida Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp
will speak at the UF Levin College
of Law's graduation ceremony at the
end of the fall semester.
Robert Jerry, dean of the law
school, said he invited Kottkamp


to be the keynote speaker at the
ceremony, which will take place-
Dec. 21 at the Philips Center for the
Performing Arts.
Kottkamp graduated from the
UF law school in 1987.
Jerry said Kottkamp is the high-
est official in the executive branch
who is a graduate of the UF law
school.


"He's very dynamic."
Robert Jerry
law school dean

"We would like to focus on
having alumni as commencement
speakers," Jerry said, "especially
those with great distinction with the
practice of law."


Jerry said Kottkamp would
probably mention the importance
of public service in his speech. He
said Kottkamp is passionate about
\giving back to the community.
"I try to be careful and select
speakers who not only have distinc-
tion but will do a great job," Jerry
said. "He's very dynamic."
Kottkamp was elected to the


Florida House of Representatives in
2000, 2002 and 2004.
Some of the legislation he spon-
sored involved tax reductions and
addressing discrimination.
He sponsored the Marvin Davies
Civil Rights Act of 2003, which gave
the attorney general's office the
authority to address practices- of
discrimination.


UF to host Auschwitz conference


* THE EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE
HARN MUSEUM AND UF HILLEL.

By KORI FREDERICK
Alligator Writer

A conference about the legacy of the Holocaust
and one of the era's most infamous death camps will
be hosted at UF during Veteran's Day weekend.
The conference, titled "Imaging the Unimaginable:
The Iconicization of Auschwitz," starts at the Ham
Museum on Sunday and continues at UF Hillel on
Monday.
This international conference is meeting to discuss
the historical significance of the Holocaust and the


role of Auschwitz, a Nazi death camp, as an archive
and a museum, according to the UF Center for Jewish
Studies Web site. The focus will be on the historical
significance of what happened at Auschwitz.
The event will also examine the question of actual
ownership of the camp and show a documentary and
feature film about it, according to the Web site.
Amos Eschel, a Hillel participant and UF math-
ematics and computer science senior, said he's not
sure how he feels about turning the camp into a
museum.
"I see pros and cons to it," he said. "I try not to
think about anything of that stuff usually. I see the
reason for making that a museum, but at the same
time I don't like the thought of people going on vaca-
tion and seeing that."


UF alumni have shown

interest in donating, too


SOLDIER from Page 1

separate student organizations
and collecting donations.
The service cabinet is also
trying to get the locations of
soldiers who withdrew from
UF to serve but will send the
items regardless, said Kamali
Burke, a UF sophomore and as-
sistant director for the cabinet.
"Several members of SG
told us they have family serv-
ing, and we will also ask other
students to submit information
about soldiers they would like
to receive donations," Burke


said.
Rakow and Burke say they
are happy that people are start-
ing to support the group.
Rakow has received e-mails
from UF alumni wanting to do-
nate, and more than 850 people
have joined
Student the Facebook
Government group.
Burke said
it is important students realize
who they are really support-
ing.
"These soldiers were one
day sitting next to you in class
as students, and now they are
fighting for us as heroes," she
said.


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Editorial
Don't you sometimes wish you could retreat from the ex-
ams and papers back into the fray of '90s television shows?
Things were so much easier when Clarissa explained it all.
Or when Mr. Feeny was your life counselor. Or when Zack-
Morris was the hottest guy around. If only we had the DVDs
of these shows. You can reminisce, too. Join us as we wax
nostalgic in this week's old-school-was-the-best-school edi-
tion of...



Darts & Laurels
He's the guy who inspired this week's theme, so we've
gotta give a we-couldn't-get-the-theme-song-out-of-our-
head-for-days LAUREL to Bill Nye "The Science Guy" for
making all our childhood dreams come true. He showed up
at the Accent-sponsored speech in his ubiquitous bow tie and
with his unique brand of humor. He talked about topics we
all know but added his own spin arid approached them dif-
ferently than someone like,, say, your physics professor. Plus,
he's probably a reason many students at UF are interested in
science, just like LeVar Burton's show "Reading Rainbow"
got many of us into books.
Up next, we give a they-don't-put-this-stuff-on-TV-too-
often LAUREL to volunteers for Gainesville's "Homeless
Night Out and Service Fair" held Wednesday. Sure, many
shows from our youth may have had a homeless character
for an episode or two, but they never stayed on the show
for too long not too realistic, is it? Luckily, hundreds of
UF students and Gainesville residents understand this and
volunteered at the event, offering clothing, information and
more to Gainesville's homeless. Hopefully the homeless will
experience a series-finale happy ending.
Here's a this-ain't-Camp-Anawanna DART to the Gator
Athletic Ticket Order Request System, which still relies
on phone-ins to order tickets. But we don't live in the back-
woods; We're not at summer camp (although we hold it
in our hearts). It's time G.A.T.O.R.S. switched over to the
Internet. Student Sen. Jordan Johnson is looking into solving
the tickets problem with the help of a student survey and the
University Athletic Association. We say anything that lets
students spend less time on the phone is a good thing, espe-
cially in this "Wild and Crazy Kids" time of our lives.
Next we give a solving-this-problem-is-like-an-episode-
of-"Legends-of-the-Hidden-Temple" LAUREL to Delta
Delta Delta Sorority for its campaign to make UF's so-
rorities and fraternities greener. We're sure Olmec would
approve. The Greeks will challenge themselves to change
their lifestyles for the greener and make their houses more
sustainable, with recycling programs, compact fluorescent
lightbulbs or switching from Styrofoam products to recycled
paper. We hope other Greeks jump on this hot trend like Kel
jumped on a bottle of orange soda.
Only days after Accent announced former U.S. Attorney
General Alberto Gonzales would speak at UF this month,
the U.S. Senate is closing in on confirming his replacement.
We've got to give a Scooby-Doo-and-Co.-would-never-
let-them-get-away-with-this DART to Michael Mukasey.
Despite saying he doesn't consider waterboarding a form of
torture, he is supposed to be confirmed with votes to spare.
Even though he's said he would follow the anti-waterboard-
ing laws passed by Congress, having him as attorney general
won't look good to the rest of the world which already
doesn't like us too much.
Finally, it's a we-need-new-episodes-of-our-favorite-
shows-even-if-they-aren't-from-the-'90s DART to the Writers
Guild of America, whose members are protesting that they
aren't getting revenues from shows' DVDs and the Internet.
We know writers gave us great shows like "The Secret World
of Alex Mack." We know without them we never would have
had "The Adventures of Pete & Pete." And we know today
we can't keep going without new episodes of "The Daily
Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Office."
Please, get the contracts figured out so the next generation
of kids will have great TV shows to remember.


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Add a few more to the record books


If you have ever wanted to be in the Guinness World
Records book, I am sorry to report you just missed
your chance this year. Thursday marked the third an-
nual Guinness World Records Day.
On Thursday, more than 150,000 courageous people
from all over the globe attempted record-breaking feats,
some of which included "Sharing a Bathtub with the Most
Rattlesnakes," and "Most Concrete Blocks Broken with the
Head."
Hmm, which one do you suppose would be the less
dangerous option?
Dangerous or not, I think it would be cool to be able
to look up your name in the index of the Guinness World
Records book. Although it would be utterly tragic if you'
were one of those people who were brave enough to
attempt a perilous act but didn't manage to break any
records.
Gosh, could you imagine?
They probably feel like those poor souls on "Fear
Factor," who, after fishing goat eyeballs from a vat of un-
identified grey mush with their teeth, wind up losing the
competition anyway.
I can just hear the announcer now: "I'm sorry, Gus,
you have been eliminated. You can go home now. Thanks
for participating. Oh, and be sure to wash your clothes
you've got a little sludge on your shirt."
Unfortunately, not everyone broke records Thursday.
Manjit Singh, an Ironman from the UK, suffered a personal
loss during Guinness World Records Day. He tried to win
the title of the "Fastest Time to Pull a Double-Decker Bus
with the Ears," but his valiant effort proved futile.
It's doubtful, however, that the 57-year-old daredevil
was heartbroken after his failed attempt because he's al-
ready in the record book. He earned a spot in April when
he managed to pull with his ears a 7.5-ton passenger
aircraft.
Some record-breaking attempts were successful. The


one that stuck out the most wasn't
the "Most Steel Cans Collected in
One Month" or "Most Jumps on
Stilts." It is much more unbeliev-
able than those.
On Wednesday, the Guinness
Colleen Shea World Records book awarded a
letters@alligator.org New York City restaurant with the
Most Expensive Dessert after the
owner unveiled a $25,000 choco-
late sundae. $25,000! With that kind of money, you could
afford to buy your very own TCBY and eat an unlimited
amount of frozen yogurt forever.
Stephen Bruce, the culinary mastermind behind the
pricey dessert, calls it, "Frrozen Haute Chocolate."
His dessert is a chocolate sundae made from a mixture
of 28 exotic cocoas (14 of which are extremely hard to find),
infused with 23-karat edible gold and served in a goblet
lined in even more edible gold. The sundae is topped with
a lovely swirl of whipped cream that is then garnished
with even more yep, you guessed it edible gold.
Adding to the elegant dish, the base of the goblet is
surrounded by an 18-karat gold bracelet with one carat of
white diamonds.
But wait, that's not all. There's one more thing that re-
ally separates this sundae from all the rest: This extremely
expensive desert includes a gold, diamond-encrusted
spoon that the patron is allowed to take home.
If you can't afford the Most Expensive Sundae, maybe
you could try to break the record for the time it takes to eat
it. They might let you keep the spoon.
Something tells me the few people (namely sultans and
gazillionares) who can actually afford this decadent treat
wouldn't be ecstatic about keeping the golden spoon as a
party favor, but hey I thought it was pretty cool.
Colleen Shea is a sophomore majoring in journalism. Her
column appears on Fridays.


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Letters to the Editor
Graduate students authored bill of rights
* I was disappointed to read the Alligator
editorial board's antagonistic rant against
what graduate students have been fighting
for more than a year to achieve, the Graduate
Student Bill of Rights.
The board thinks the bill of rights is
"dumb" because it "duplicates" rights men-
tioned in the Student Body constitution. The
board notes the fact that these "duplicated"
rights have existed for some time but ignores
the unsettling truth that instances of bullying
have plagued far too many graduate stu-
dents, despite the existence of these rights.
The Graduate Student Council wrote the
bill of rights because bullying persists at our
university. Having a single document that
enumerates the rights of graduate students
and empowers those students to exercise
these rights is the best first step toward com-
bating bullying.
The bill of rights contains 14 clauses and
enumerates nearly 30 basic rights, but the
editorial board mentioned only six clauses
as being redundant. Those clauses were writ-
ten to address problems not contemplated
by existing rules, as were the other 24 pro-
visions (e.g. the right to be recognized for
scholarly contributions, the right to academic
freedom, the right to decline tasks unrelated


to academic or professional development)
not mentioned in the editorial.
The bill of rights also contains a provision
on enforcement, which calls upon depart-
ments and colleges to set up grievance pro-
cedures. I guess the board skipped over that
provision.
I can't help but wonder whether the edito-
rial board trashed the bill of rights because it
viewed it as a project of the Gator Party and
Student Government.
We all know the Alligator will somehow
find a way to discount any good initiative
by SG. But here's a news flash: The bill of
rights was written by graduate students and
the Graduate Student Council. It must pass
through SG and several other governing bod-
ies before it is codified.
If you want to know the importance of the
Graduate Student Bill of Rights, ask a gradu-
ate student whose academic experience will
be positively affected by it.
After all, the students' opinions of the
bill of rights' importance matters, not the
unfounded opinion of the pessimistic media
that sometimes, as we've seen here, do more
to impede progress than they have ever done
to promote it.
Ranaldo Allen
president, Graduate Student Council


Bill of rights good for graduate students
The Alligator's editorial about the
Graduate Student Council's proposed
Graduate Student Bill of Rights pointed out
that many rights expressed are already in
place. However, I don't believe the aim of the
bill of rights is to create new rights.
Similar to the United States Bill of Rights,
the Graduate Student Bill of Rights provides
an ideal to appeal to. My work with Graduate
Assistants United has shown me that life is
isolating for many graduate students. It is
more so for international students suddenly
thrust into a new culture. While graduate
students are represented by SG, it focuses on
undergraduate issues.
I don't understand why the Alligator
objects to students' rights being dearly ex-
pressed in the Graduate Student Handbook,
so abused students can know what recourse
they have. Bullying has long been a quiet
problem at UF, and the Graduate Student
Council is taking a step to combat it.
Bret Seferian
co-president, Graduate Assistants United



Accent speaker a great role model
Since we're all here at UF hoping our edu-


cation leads to a high-paying job, let me give
you some quick advice on how to make an
easy $40,000:
Go to law school.
Become buddies with the son of an ex-
tremely wealthy and powerful politician.
Ride this person's coattails as long as you
can, regardless of what ethical morasses may
appear.
If issues of international law and human
rights abuses appear, ignore them or rational-
ize them away, regardless of the validity of
your argument. If running a company, fire
anyone who disagrees with these rationaliza-
tions or your powerful buddy.
If forced to fess up to knowing you made
decisions contrary to the U.S. Constitution or
international law, plead ignorance.
Resign (after irreparable damage to the in-
stitution you were working for was done and
the international reputation of your country
is in tatters).
Charge UF $40,000 so you can come speak
about how patriotic and civil you really are
and how you are an example of the American
Dream coming true.
If you need a mentor, ask Alberto Gonzales
- I hear he's coming to campus soon.
Todd LeVasseur
UF graduate student


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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 $499!
Call now! 352-376-1248
12-5-71-2

MINUTES FROM UF!!!
3/3's from only $486 per Bdrm
4/4's from only $452 per Bdrm
FREE Cable w/ HBO/ SHOWTIME
FREE Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route!
12-5-71-2

FORGET YOU HAVE ROOMMATES!
Huge 4BR townhomes wNW/D. 1662 sq.ft.
FREE gym membership and FREE cable!
352-332-7401 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 Mi/ FEES
www.AspenRidge.Com
Pet Friendly*335-4455
12-5-07-71-2


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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! 338-002
12-5-71-2


*Shhh...It's a Secret!*
3/3's starting at just $499 BR
No Move-In Fees, Available NOW!!!!
FREE Tanning, FREE Alarm, FREE Cable
We Love Pets, *379-WALK
12-5-71-2

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

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


LAKEWOOD VILLAS
Ask About Our Move In Specials
Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans;
Furniture Packages Inc. Washer/Dryer;
Workout Rm, Tennis Court; Swimming Pool;
Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
700 SW 62nd Blvd 877-781-8314
www.lakewoodvilllas.com
12-5-71-2


SPYGLASS *
Ask About Our Move-In Specials
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages,
Incl Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet;
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
701 SW 62nd Blvd 866-747-8443
www.spyglassapts.com
12-5-71-2

BRIDGELIGHT
FALL MOVE-IN SPECIAL!
1 BR Loft Style
Starting at $600 mo
M-F 11-6 Sat 10-2
3006 SW 23rd St 866-747-8443
www.cmcapt.com/bridgelight

HUGE 2 BR 1 BA
W/D hookups. Pets OK
Walk to Vet School
$700 mo. Move in today!
866-747-8314 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 b, Sun 1-5
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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



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2BR + BONUS ROOM
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ONLY $699
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Only 2 Left! 376-0828 12-5-07-71-2

Awesome Location & Affordable!
Private single-story Villa
1 BR $529* 2BR $669 w/water
2 Pools*Laundry*Alarm
Only 1 left! 375-1519 12-5-07-71-2

** LIVE ALONE **
1BR VILLA ONLY $539, Sept FREE!
1/2 mile to UF & Butler Plaza
Walk-In closet! Alarms avail
375-3077 Avail NOW & FALL. Open Sat.
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419 N3E 7 t t. .u-'cumc -n">r-.r into. call 52-31 .1 100 or
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hlMiine sour home church' Ciome
,ortup Mabh us at 10.55am and
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.ai.. l[ipc org.iolleigroup
l06 SW 3rd Street 352.378-1527

Faith Presbyterian Church
10:00 AM WlorVhiip .. 8.45 AM
Sunday, School
591o N\V Ith .\\tnue.
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Phone: 3- 37.54i48'
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Presbyterian & Disciples of
Christ Student Center
OpLn. ahritrmiin .mnd -piritualli
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7pm. 51 D)inner- ,\\,.d. at iplm.
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group ccnt.s, tr-:e meal and much
more .. Directions and fall calendar
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2020 N1 15th Stre.t
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7PM W\dn,..da-, Prawer & Bib[,
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1BR apt. w/pvt gated courtyard in small quiet
professional complex. Close to Shands/VA
Single quiet prof/serious Grad student only.
$540/mo, 1 pet < 50 pounds at $25/mo ar-
ranged. 352 377-2150 Please leave a msg.
11-9-07-55-2


PETS PARADISE
No app or pet fee. 2BR/1 BA, fireplace, pri-
vacy fence, modem appliances. 4511 SW
71st Terr. Other units avail. Short lease ok
some units $575/mo. Leave detailed msg
331-2099 11-19-07-60-2


ONLY 1 MILE to UFI
Across from NEW Starbucks!
HUGE apts*Pool*Laundry
2br $699 $869
Open Afternoons*378-1755
12-5-70-2







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

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

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 11-9-07-40-2

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

HUMONGOUS 3BR
NEW Carpet*NEW Breakfast Bar
Large floorplan ONLY $879
ONE MONTH FREE
$599/mo rent for two months!
Just renovated! 333-1120 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 1-23-07-30-2

HISTORIC APARTMENTS
Available in Fall. 1-2-3 bedrooms, Hardwood
floors, fans, porches, downtown. No dogs.
1st-last-security. 378-3704 1-23-07-30-2

ARBOR
Ask about 1 month
FREE RENT
1BR/1 BA 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

Luxury on Sorority Row
2br/2.5ba TH for January
W/D, dishwasher, alarm, balconies
Park FREE and walk to classes.
Call today! 372-7111
12-5-07-30-2

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


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$850/mth or sale price $132K OBO, 2 bdrm/
2 bth in Las Pampas Loft Townhouse, NW
Gainesville near NW 39th Av and NW 34th
St, community pool/laundry pets ol call 561-
662-7026 or 352-335-0440 11-27-20-2

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.dunnl2@gmail.com 11-9-07-10-2

Brand new townhouse in Hailey Forest
- 3BR/2.5BA, cent heat/air, screeifne 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
1bd/1ba 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 1bd/1ba
Reduced to $625/mo!
Union Properties, Inc.
352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com
12-5-30-2

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

ATTENTION UF & SFCC Students:
Available Now! Nice 1BR/1BA apt. Close to
UF & convenient to everything. $385/mo. Call
Richard at 371-4367 11-15-10-2

LIVE ON UF LAKE
2BR/2BA, pristine Biven's Arm Condo, large
den/3rd BR, hardwood floors, W/D, pool incl,
canoe. 1.6 mi from Shands/UF. Bus stop.
$1275/mo. Call 321-231-1505 12-3-07-20-2

SHANDS AREA TOWNHOUSE-APT
2BR/1.5BA. Amenities, privacy backyard,
bike to campus. $535/mo. Leave message.
386-328-6229. Cell 386-972-4115 11-16-
10-2

Available January 1. Walk
to UF. new complex 1 BR $999
2BR 2.5 BA washer/Dryer
$1400 pets allowed
Gore-Rabell Realty 378-1387
www.gore-rabell.com 12-5-07-20-2
HAILEY GARDENS CONDO.
2362 SW 42nd Way, 2/2.5, 2 yrs old, like
new, tile/carpet, Ig screened porch, $950/mo
+ $500 dep. Appt only call 386-426-1340 or
386-212-2422 11-30-17-2

Newly Renovated 2BR/1BA
Archer Wood Apts $699/mo
3020 SW Archer Rd
RTS Bus, Pool On-site laundry
Pets Welcome call 373-8727 12-5-07-20-2

HOUSES, DUPLEXES, CONDOS,
TOWNHOUSES. for rent. Walk/bike/bus
to campus. Neat, clean, good quality. Visit
www.gatorpads.com for available units. or
call 284-0316 1-31-07-36-2

LAKEFRONT STUDIO APT
In Melrose. 25 min from G'ville, Ocala or
Palatka. $1500 to move in $500/mo incl utils.
Possible pet allowed w/deposit. Call Kevin
352-475-2686 11-15-5-2

2BR APT IN HISTORIC HOUSE
Walk to class @ UF. W/D inci. Big fenced
yard. $750/mo. billconradconstruction@yah
oo.com 472-9273 11-26-10-2

2BR/1BA house $625/month. Located at
1690 NE 16th AVe. Fenced area, quiet, W/D
hookup. Call 352-376-6322 11-15-07-5-2

1 BR's from $450. 2 BR's from $550 near
SFCC. low move-ins call for specials pets ok
352-332-5070. 12-4-07-15-2

GREAT DEAL!
3 bed 2 bath $12000/mo ,.
1116 SW 2nd Ave. Walk to campus/ No Dogs
Available Now Call 352-337-9600. 11-27-
10-2








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For Rent
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Want a washer and dryer FREEI
2BR ready now with w/d Great Specials!
Just $744 and get $50 off per month!!!
352-376-4002 pinetreegardens.com
12-5-16-2


UlQ -Subleases

Apartments Sublet & Roommates
Browse FREE!
www.SUBLET.com
1-877- O6R-RENT/201-845-7300
8-13-149-3

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

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

1BR/BA in 3BR in Museum Walk Apts. 30
sec walk to Park n' Ride 2 and 2 min walk to
SWRec. Great location and cool roommates.
Avail. Spring/Summer.$450/mo. Call for more
info, Ryan, (941)809-3019, ryanroll@ufl.edu.
11-9-7-3

1BR in 3BR apt at Greenwich Green. $367/
mo cable/water incl. Female only. Avail end
Dec '07/Jan '08 to Aug '08. Call Amy 772-
215-0456 11-15-10-3

The Polos Apts.; 1/1 in 2/2; HUGE room,
W/D, walk-in closet, screen patio, appli-
ances; next to pool/weight room/tennis; 1
male rmmate, quiet, clean, student; $470 +
util.; 9, 35, 36 bus rtes.; call 813-843-7131
11-14-07-8-3

Univ. Club Apts- 1/1 in a 4/4- 3 female stu-
dent roommates- $435 inc. EVERYTHING
(furniture, W/D, fast internet, utilities, cable,
etc)- good amenities & bus route- starting
Dec 1- more info call (386)216-5954 11-
14-07-8-3

Sublease pvt BRIBA in 2BR condo at
Museum-nWalk. AVAILABLE NOW! 1ST
MONTH FREE. $650/mo all utils incl. Great
amenities. Call now for great deal. 352-634-
5427 or Kristen.L.Bare@sfcc.edu 11-9-5-3

GAINESVILLE PLACE 1BR/BA of 4/4 for
Jan-Aug '08. Incl. furniture, W/D, cable,
internet, v. near bus stop & AMAZING F
roommates. $529 negotiable. Call 813-767-
8655 11-9-5-3
Walk to campus! Large one bedroom in
Country Gardens apts, available Dec or Jan.
Sublease thru July. Large bathroom, lots of
storage, dishwasher, garbage disposal. On-
site laundry. Pets ok (with fee). $620/month.
Email adhass@gmail.com. 11-9-07-5-3

1 BR/1 BA $509/mo full furn. in a 4BR/4BA.
Bus stop, pool, gym, tanning center...
W/D, Dishwash. Cable, Internet incl.
Avail 12/13 -Aug. (last month paid) 352-870-
3441 11-30-16-3

1 BR in furnished 3/1, 3 blocks north
of Library West. Female. Jan 1-July 31.
550+utilities, charming old house. W/D, guar-
anteed parking. Will cover sublease fee. Call
863-221-5547 or email lholimon@ufl.edu
11-13-5-3

1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA in Hidden Lake. Great
location. All amenieits incl, W/D incl Cable &
wireless inet incl. Great Female roommates.
Avail 12/19. I will pay any move-in fees. $580/
mo. Marlene 941-812-3831 11-20-07-10-3


Pharmacy, Student looking for a room from
Jan 6 to Feb 29. Non-smoker, neat and
reliable. Email Glen at diesell@ufl.edu 11-
14-07-5-3

1/1 in 2/2 Sublease-Campus Lodge
Apartments-Fully Furnished-All Utilities
Included-$0 Move in Fees-Pay $0 till
December-Contact Cassie-(727)215-8982 or
CassieSelle@gmail.com 11-21-10-3

1BR in 3BR/1BA sublease, walk to UF/SF
campt 119 NW 7th Terrace. $350 mo +
$450 dep. Share utils. Wireless net. Dir TV.
Avail Dec 15. Call Rachel 904-377-4573 or
Mr Shepley 352-318-2920 11-14-07-5-3


1 Subleases


2 BLOCKS TO UF/SHANDS 1BR in 4BR/
1.5BA only $425/mo furnished w/free utilities,
cable & Ethernet, night security, avail, now-
06/08 Tom: 727-641-2638 tevon123@ufl.edu
11-26-10-3
Spacious 2BR/1BA @Spanish Trace. Dec
23-Aug 7. 1000 sq ft. $677/mo for the whole
apt. Cable free. Walk to Walmart and Publix.
Close to UF. Bus access. Call 352-214-7457
or email jwu2@ufl.edu 11-15-07-5-3

AMAZING ROOMMATE AND APARTMENT
2/2 Hidden Lake apt. private bath high ceil-
ings pool, spacious, washer/dryer. 24hr gym.
tanning. $545 monthly obo. spring sublease
727-424-4233 Becca. 11-16-5-3
Female. Spring sublease. 1BR/1BA in fully
fum. 4BR/2BA @ Archer/34st. Great room-
mates! $420: utilities, cable, internet, ameni-
ties. Available as of 12/17. Near campus &
bus stops. Call 786-201-3393 11-19-07-5-3
NOV RENT FREE! Quiet 1/1 in Sunrise
near UF, Shands & VA. On bus routes, pool,
sand vball, onsite laundry. Sublease $549 til
7/31/08; may renewal Relet fee $250; neg.
407.697.8098; genphelps@gmail.com. 11-
30-07-13-3


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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

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
PERFECT 4 GRADIMED/INTL STUDENTS
Avail immediately, large room w/pvt bath
in large quiet home 5 min to UF. $550/mo
+ utils. Newly decorated, WID, CHIAC. Call
284-0979 11-20-07-20-4

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

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
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-
21-07-15-4
F roommate wanted for 2/2 Rockwood Villas
townhouse behind mall.$500 w/ utilities.
W/D,pool,v-ball and tennis courts, patio, un-
limited parking,wi-fi,and fully furnished. Call
Yesenia at 786-556-0137 11-28-16-4

MASTER BR w/BA AVAIL IN 4BR/3BA
home off 16th Ave between SFCC & UF.
New carpet & ceiling fans, DW, W/D, new
flat-top stove, Cox cable & ethernet. $450/mo
utils incl. 2nd room avail for $370. 328-4995
11-16-10-4

Roommate needed M/F. Available 11/1/07.
Share a 4BR/3BA. 1700+ sq ft house w/wood
flooring, washer/dryer. Call 305-479-5075 for
info. Off of University & 34th St. 11-30-17-4
Roommate needed in Marchwood 2/2. Close
to UF & Butler Plaza, reserved parking, w/d,
cable tv & internet. $550/mo until incl. Call
Amber (321)591-7067 11-14-07-5-4 '


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2 ROOMS AVAILABLE FOR NS/F
STUDENTS. University Commons. Poolside.
Archer Rd next to UF. Weight room, free
cable. $379/ea + 1/4 utils. Call 352-871-8593,
386-462-2793 11-15-07-5-4

Quiet, Responsible female roommate need-
ed for spring (Jan-May) w/option for summer
A. $550 cover rent & all bills for 1BR/1BA in
2BR/2.5BA townhouse call 941-391-0416.
11-16-5-4

Roommate wanted, serious student, non
smoker, to share Gables condo, great ame-
nities: Utilities, Internet and phone included.
Garage extra. $600 mo. Call 321-794-9104.
11-16-07-5-4

21/m/UF student. responsible. clean, new to
area. need a room Jan. 1. $500-550 mo. w/utl.
call(850)420-1262. 11-9-07-2-4



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Email list: www.mattpricerealtor.com or Call
352-281-3551, Matt Price, Campus Realty.
12-5-98-5

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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
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Divorce, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure
Anytime, anywhere. Quick closing.
Let me buy your problem. 352-278-9347
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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



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







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LAS PAMPAS Sale price $132K OBO, 2BR/
2BA Loft townhouse. NW Gainesville near
NW 39th Ave and NW 34th St. Community
pool/laundry. Pets ok. Rent for $850/mo. Call
561-662-7026 11-27-15-5

Why RENT when you can OWN?
1/1 condo mins from UF.
(352)284-4428 or (386)365-8590
Carolyn or Maureen, Matchmaker
Realty of Alachua County, Inc.' 12-5-20-5

Beautiful SW 3/2 home FSBO. 3 miles from
UF/Shands. Two decks, one w/hottub &
screened in. Real wood floors, new tile, fresh.
paint, new appliances, W/D, 2 car garage,
1780 sf on culdesac. $226,000 316-5057.
11-9-07-5-5

BUY This CUTE Condol
2Br/2Ba unit@Woodside Villas
New kit apple, pool, open yard
Great 4 sm. family/ stud. $115K
Contact Alexa 860-434-3441 11-26-07-13-5

BUYER'S BEWARE IT'S A BUYER'S
MARKET! Why not become pre-qualified
for your home or condo purchase? (It's free).
George Reno Licensed Mortgage Broker
(352) 374-2877. Loans, Inc. 11-16-07-5-5

TUMBLIN CREEK CONDO
Off sorority row. 1/1, walk-in closet, dog walk.
$85k. Call 352-870-8838 11-9-1-5

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. 11-9-1-5

AFFORDABLE LAKE PROPERTIES On
pristine 34,000 acre Norris Lake Over 800
miles of wooded shoreline Four Seasons-
Call (888)291-5253 Or visit Lakeside Realty
www.lakesiderealty-tn.com. 11-9-1-5

STUCK in Florida? Can't SELL what you
own? TRADE your property for one of our
lakefront homes or lots in the mountains of
North Georgia or Western North Carolina.
Call Darin at Bender Realty 800-311-1340.
11-9-1-5

Luxurious Italian Villas, each unique and
hand-crafted, in our La Campanella residen-
tial community with spa and restaurant on
premise, located in Southwest Colorado nes-
tled between the San Juan Mountains and
the Animas River Valley. This is an outstand-
ing opportunity for real estate investments
and 2nd home buyers. Durango was re-
cently named to America's Dozen Distinctive
Destinations and preserved communities.
Visit us www.lacampanelladurango.com/FL,
or call (970)769-3769. 11-9-1-5


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. 11-9-1-5

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS 5 acres riverfront on
Big Reed Island Creek near New River State
Park, fishing, view, private, good access
$89,500 (866)789-8535. 11-9-1-5

COASTAL GA 1/2 acre+ $89,900 Incredible
community, water & marsh views, Year-
round temperate weather. Near Golden
Isles. Enjoy boating, fishing, walking, family/
retirement living. Great financing available.
CALL (888)513-9958. 11-9-1-5

Tennessee Land Sale 20 AC- only $29,900
Subdivision Potential 20 AC/ Log Cabin
Only $69,900. Sat. Nov 10th Only 2100 sf
log cabin pkg on 20 acre ridgetop w/ spec-
tacular views. 2 miles to Nicklaus designed
golf course. Near TN River & rec lake. Or 20
acres only $29,900. Excellent financing. Call
today to find out how to pay NO closing costs
(866)999-2290, x 1628. 11-9-1-5

BEAUTIFUL N. CAROLINA. ESCAPE TO
BEAUTIFUL WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA
MTS FREE Color Brochure & Information
MOUNTAIN PROPERTIES with-Spectacular
views, Homes, Cabins, Creeks, & Investment
acreage. CHEROKEE MOUNTAIN GMAC
REAL ESTATE... cherokeemountainrealty.
com Call for free brochure (800)841-5868.
11-9-1-5

NC Mountain Log Homes starting at
$189,900. 3 bed, 2 bath, Approx. 1340
sq. ft. Premier Mountain Properties,
www.jimmydagenhart.com (828)284-0985.
11-9-1-5

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.
11-9-1-5

CLARKS HILL LAKE, GA DRASTICALLY
REDUCED! Heavily treed dockable water-
front on huge lake. Underground electric &
central water. Financing available. Lakefront
building lot. $99,900. (888)942-5253. 11-
9-1-5

Florida Land Auctions. Free property
analysis. Market evaluation for land & farms.
www.MyersJackson.com Rowell Realty &
Auction Co., Inc. AB296/AU479. 11-9-1-5

FLORIDA LAND OWNER FINANCED
- 10-acre estates, homes only, paved, un-
derground electric, $89,900, great value.
Limited time offer, www.1800flaland.com
Florida Woodland Group, Inc. (800)352-5263
Lic RE Broker. 11-9-1-5


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Residential. 5-350 Acres starting @ $5,500
per acre w/owner financing. (800)294-,313
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11-9-1-5


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BED QUEEN $110 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7-490
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-
5-71-6

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved.Jgs.
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. $90 317-4,91

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


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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

Qn mattress, gently used in guest rm al-
ways on boxspring. Sealy Gilmore Plush
Pillowtop. New $800, sell for $200. 352-332-
4590 11-9-07-5-6

POOSEBALL TABLE
Harvard brand. Excellent condition. Will sell
for $200. Sells for $500 new. Call Bob at 318-
8004 11-13-5-6

* Loveseat, really nice $40 0 Dining room
table $40 0 Full size bed $50 0 Queen
size bed $60 0 27" TV $45 Dresser $45
* Window A/C 6000 BTU $60 0 elec stove
range $50 0 Sofa $80 335-5326 11-13-3-6


* Computers 3

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


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12-5-71-7

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

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


S| Electronics

00* GATORS CAR ALARMS $99.95000
00000* INSTALLED FREE! 00000******
Gainesville's Oldest Car Stereo Store.
WAREHOUSE PRICES 0 AUDIO OUTLET
373-3754 www.audiooutletgainesville.com
12-5-66-8


Bicycles

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

NEW& USED BIKES FOR SALE
WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
Best Prices in Town *
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
11-30-15-9


Cal For Sale

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

UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS
are underway...
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and
more. All individuals interested in bidding go
to: http://www.surplus.ufl.edu/online/
12-5-71-10
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

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


9E| For Sale


LED GROW LIGHTS
Low wattage, warm-to-the-touch
www.LEDGrowLights.com
877-LED-GROW 11-16-07-7-10

20% OFF
Florida Tailgating Coolers
Makes a great Christmas gift!
$39.99 plus shipping. www.coolerthanu.com.
11-9-07-3-10

A.G.A.L. Certified 1.02ct Diamond Ring.
* Very beautiful. Princess Cut. Lots of fire
and brilliance!Leaving, must sell before
Thanksgiving! $3000 obo.808-222-7510
11-20-7-10

All-Steel Buildings. National Manufacturer.
40x60 to 100x250 Factory direct to
contractor or customer. (800)658-2885
www.rigidbuilding.com. 11-9-1-10

BUILDINGS FOR SALE! "Rock Bottom
Prices!" 25x30 Now $4100. 25x40 $5400.
30x40 $6400. 35x50 $8790. 35x70 $11,990.
40x80 $14,900. Others. Call for details.
Pioneer (800)668-5422. 11-9-1-10

WOLFF TANNING BEDS As Low as $28 a
month! FREE DVD Player Order by 12/15/
2007 CALL ETS Tan TODAY! (800)842-1305
www.np.etstan.com. 11-9-1-10

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.
11-9-1-10

ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do you earn
$800/day? 30 Machines, Free Candy All for
$9,995. (888)629-9968 B02000033. CALL
US: We will not be undersold! 11-9-1-10

Vending: Snack/Soda. Locations available
now. Professional equipment & support.
Many Options. Cash/Finance. (877)843-8726
BO#2002-037. 11-9-1-10

RACE FANS Make executive level income
working from your location or the race
track. Live the racing lifestyle everyday.
www.racingwithincome.com (800)831-2279.
11-9-1-10

GREETING CARD DISTRIBUTORSHIPS!
Be your own Boss. Earn $50K $250K/yr.
Call Now (888)238-1635 24/7. 11-9-1-10

Notice: Post Office Positions Now Available.
Avg. Pay $20/hour or $57K annually includ-
ing Federal Benefits and OT. Get your exam
guide materials now. (866)713-4492 USWA.
Fee Req. 11-9-1-10

NOW AVAILABLE! 2007 POST OFFICE
JOBS. $18-$20/HR. NO EXPERIENCE. PAID
TRAINING. FED BENEFITS. VACATIONS.
CALL (800)910-9941 TODAY! REF #FL07.
11-9-1-10


1 1 Motorcycles, Mopeds)


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

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

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

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


Ill Motorcycles, Mopeds) II


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

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

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

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

Schwinn 50cc Scooter
(Dec '06) Sport model. Black, 386 miles.
Helmet, goggles incl. $1500. 352-219-6854
11-9-07-5-11


al Autos

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

CARS -CARS BuyOSellOTrade
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 FREES FREE***
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
CALL DON 215-7987 12-5-71-12

CARS FROM $291MO!
Hondas 0 Chevys 0 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


Autos


1997 VW JETTA GT
105K MILES, EXC. COND., 5-SPEED,
NEWTIMING BELT, BLACK (352) 283 2187.
ASKING $3450 OBO
11-9-07-9-12

FORD MUSTANG 2000
2 door coupe, V6, automatic, fully-loaded,
low miles, white with black pinstriping.
$6500/OBO. 352-281-3567 cell, 904-964-
6491 home. 11-15-07-10-12

1999 Honda Accord LX
Black, 75,000 miles, grey leather, Auto, PW,
PL, A/C, Clean Carfax, $8,400. Call 258-
3161 11-15-10-12


1996 Toyota Corolla
Gold 128,000 miles, clean car, glossy paint,
auto, $3500. Call 258-3161 11-15-10-12


2006 Honda TRX300EX
4 wheeler, new tires, great condition, black,
$3400. Call 258-3161 11-15-10-12


1992 BUICK CENTURY
Power windows, power locks, tilt wheel. Very
clean. In great condition. Must sell $1000.
Please call Jessica 352-256-0204 11-9-
5-12

HONDA ELEMENT EX 2005
26.5k mi, blue/silver, 4WD, auto, original
owner,clean int, very good cond, 16,500'
Randy 352-284-0771 11-21-07-10-12


01 Autos 3

On Friday Nov 30th, 10am at Jolo L.
Enterprise, Inc. auction of all automo-
biles listed. 3530 SE Hawthorne Rd,
Gainesville, FL. 1988 Toyota Corolla
VIN JT28V21E8JQ206144, 1992 Lincoln
Continental VIN 1LMNLM984XNY675145,
1993 Cadillac Fleetwood VIN
1G6DW5270PR706353, Ford Explorer VIN
1FMYU22E1WUA49684 11-13-2-12

Police Impounds for Sale! 93 Honda Accord
$399! 95 Toyota Camry $500! For listings call
(800)366-9813 Ext 9271. 11-9-1-12



M| 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, dia-
monds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer
before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-
8090 12-5-71-13


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BE AN 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. 11-29-07-72-13

DARING AMBASSADORIAL SCHOLARS
to study overseas as a Rotary Scholar
representing North Florida, the USA, and
Rotary International. For more info: go
to www.rotary6970.org, click Foundation
Scholarships, then Ambassadorial
Scholarships, and find a great opportunity for
AY 2009-2010 as well as a chance to serve
others! Attn: Deadline early in 08. 11-16-
9-13


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

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RETAIL ADVERTISING MANAGER
We are looking for a motivated, energetic
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sales. Emphasis on building new business
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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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What's black and white and
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And you can be part of the sales team of
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(this is a non-paid fall 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 spring AND fall and are
eager to gain valuable sales experience,
stop by the Alligator. 1105 W. University
Avenue, to fill out an application and
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you for an interview opportunity to
get your career jump started! EEO/AA
11-16-07-6-14

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: $250! learn @ your own
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12-5-71-14

Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and IT needed for various positions.
Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
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$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
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5-71-14

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


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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
Cooking 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 NW 22 Dr.
12-5-71-14

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

PARADIGM PROPERTIES
Leasing 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

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

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 NOW!
12-5-71-14

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

**GATOR MOVINGA*
PfT, 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

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

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

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

EARN $218,700 IN THE NEXT YEAR
PLAYING OUR VIDEO GAMES & TELLING
PEOPLE ABOUT OUR OPPORTUNITY
Visit videogamesforwealth.com or e-mail:
videogamer@videogamesforwealth.com 11-
19-07-20-14





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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

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

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

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


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

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

The Honey Baked Ham Co. & Cafe
Now accepting applications for holiday help.
Sales counter & telephone positions. Starting
pay $7/hr. Apply at 618 NW 60th St. (Behind
McDonalds off Newberry Rd.) 352-331-1253
11-15-07-10-14

NEED $$$ FOR THE HOLIDAYS?
Then join our growing team Now hiring
motivated, reliable, friendly and energetic
team members for cashier/host & prep
positions, PT/FT (Must have Lunch avail-
ability), Earn great pay while having fun!
Apply in person: Dragonfly Rolls 'n Bowls,
3117 SW 34th St. #1, University Towne
Center (next to Carrabbas). No calls please.
11-15-07-15-14

NOW HIRING
GAINESVILLE'S BUSIEST RESTARAUNT
HIRING ALL POSITIONS.
GREAT PAY/BENEFITS.APPLY IN PERSON
AT CHILI'S,3530 SW ARCHER ROAD. 11-
15-07-10-14

Holiday retail sales help for toy/gift store. FT/
PT must be 18+ and able to work weekends.
Stop by for application at 1510 NW 13th St.
11-15-10-14

Aced your test?
Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions is currently
hiring MCAT, PCAT& DAT Teachers. Kaplan
offers competitive pay, extensive training and
a benefits package for part-time employees
and their dependents after just 30 days of
service. To register for a teacher audition,
please call 1-800-KAPTEST (1-800-527-
8378) or visit us on the web at.
www. kaptest.com/teach. 11-16-07-10-14

LEASING AGENT, PT
Friendly, energetic poerson. Experience
preferred. 20 hrs/wk. Hourly & bonus. Great
benefit pkg. Must be avail weekends. Apply
in person Hunters Crossing Apts. DFWP
11-9-07-6-14

PR/MARKETING-PT reps needed to pro-
mote new apartment community. $9/hr w/
flexible schedules. Must be creative and
outgoing. Send resumes to asaxton@theDo
vetailCompanies.com 11-9-6-14

Bookkeeper needed for a student apart-
ment community. Resp. include A/R, A/P
data entry and gen. ofc. admin. Prev. exp w/
MRI or other property mgt software a plus.
Comp salary/benefits with growing company.
Apply online at: www.studenthousing.com/
company/employment.asp EOE 11-9-07-
5-14

Experienced bookkeeper needed for luxury
student apartment complex. Part or 3/4 time.
Must be proficient in quickbooks, excel, word.
Please send resume/qualifications to clay@L
ookingGlassApartments.com. 12-5-19-14

Medical office receptionist position. Part-
time/ full time position $8- $12 per hour de-
pending on experience. Medical terminology
and/or anatomy classes taken preferred but
not required. Fax resume to 352 377-4816 or
call 352 264-0094. 11-29-07-15-14

SWEET JOB! Thornebrook Chocolates is hir-
ing sales assistants. PT/FT. Must be respon-
sible, hard-working & able to work Saturdays.
No calls please. Apply in person, 2441-NW
43rd St. Suite 110 11-13-07-5-14

An awesome summer job. If you're looking
to spend this summer outdoors, have fun
while you work, and make lifelong friends,
then look no further. CAMP MATAPONI, a
residential camp in Maine, has female/male
summertime openings for Land Sports,
Waterfront (small crafts, skiing, life guard-
ing, WSI, boat 'drivers), Ropes Course,
Tennis, H.B. Riding, Arts & Crafts, Theater,
Cooking, Gymnastics, Dance, Videography,
Group Leaders & more. Top salaries plus
room/board & travel provided. Call us today
toll free at 1-888-684-2267 or apply online at
www.campmataponi.com. 12-5-07-19-14


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LA FIESTA MEXICAN RESTAURANT
HIRING SERVERS & DISHWASHERS.
Exp preferred. Apply in person 9513 NW39th
Ave by Santa Fe or 7038 NW 10th PI by Red
Lobster. 11-20-07-10-14

SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS
NETWORK ASST
SALES CONSULTANTS
TECH SUPPORT
Send resume to hr@gleim.com
www.gleim.com 11-20-07-10-14

Maintenance Technician-Apartment *cdrn4
nity in Gainesville. Responsible for apartment
clean-up after move-out and preparing apt.
for new residents. Upkeep of landscaping
and exterior image. Benefits. Email resume
to nmathis@aecrealty.com. Fax:352-374-
4859. EOE/drug screen/background check
11-13-07-4-14

Photography Assist PT
Skills: Advanced Photoshop, professional,
organized, fun, attentive to detail. No wall-
flowers. Interest in Photography +. Must be
OK with AODA. Call Today: 352-283-8869
11-15-6-14

Environmental Field Tech. needed to assist
in. field investigations. Science background
preferred. Part time available with full time
potential. Must be available M W F. Call
Grace @ 371-7243 or email resume to
gcoughlin@sinkholes.com 11-14-07-5-14

Legal Assistant/Paralegal/Secretary PT
Pay & benefits based on experience.
Send resume only to Rob Griscti at
rgriscti@earthlink.net 11-15-07-5-14

FREE HORSEBOARDING
in exchange for feeding & cleaning a few
stalls. Different shifts available. 20 miri from
UF. Contact 352-359-4149 11-21-10-14

CASHIER
Energetic, motivated. Morning & afternoon
shifts available. Apply at Oaks Mall Location.
ADA'S CLOTHES REPAIR 332-0077 12-5-
28-14

Doggie Daycare is looking for fun, -pison-
able dog lovers to work PT with up to 20
off-leash dogs a day. Exp. with dogs, general
K9 knowledge, customer service is required.
Call Camp Marlin 376-9544 11-21-10-07-14

Assistant Apartment Manager FIT for 144
unit complex. Candidates must be highly
motivated, outgoing & friendly. Some nights/
weekends reqd. DFW, EOE. Fax resume to:
352-376-2260 or email hr@emmergroup.com
11-14-07-5-14

KENNEL TECH
needed for p/t position. Flexible schedule and
experience desired. Fax resume to (352)466-
4267 or email to micanopyvet@bellsouth.net
11-14-07-5-14

Long hair models sought for expose on
the allure of natural long hair. Models waist
length and longer, no cutting, & no exp. ness.
$60-200 per shoot www.longhair.org 352 792
1824 1-9-08-21-14


ProGifts Promotional Products

WE NEED SALES REPS. Great Benefits!
Great Pay! Please visit our website,
www.ProGifts.com/jobs,
or call 352 332-3833.
11-14-07-5-14

If You're Not Earning
$500 A Day Part Time, visit
www.YouBenefitNow.com 8-15-07-5-14

Now hiring all positions at Bento Cafe. Apply
in person at either location on Archer Rd next
to PJ's Coffee or Newberr Rd next to MWis.
Dish expo, wok, sushi and servers. Flexible
hours. 12-5-07-17-14







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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)
11-15-5-14

**NOW HIRING TUTORS**
STARTS AT $20/HR.
Must have a Bach Deg & 1 yr exp.
00 Apply @ www.footprint-tutoring.com **
1l96-5-14

Want to Work on Campus?
Gator Dining Services located on the UF
campus is hiring for Clean Team, Utility,
and Dishwashers. Night and Day shifts
available. Interested applicants can apply
at www.gatordining.com or in person at the
Racquet Club Dining Center, located on
Fletcher Drive. .EEO/Drugfree Workplace
11-14-3-14

Would you like to earn what you are worth?
Make 10K-15K per month part time. Must be
motivated and responsible. 1-866-873-7794
11-27-07-10-14

Homework coach needed for disorganized
9th grader. Professor recommendations
helpful. Call 333-2131 11-16-5-14

Need creative person proficient in Photoshop
/ Illustrator to help local screen-printing com-
pany create brochures and mini-catalogs for
our individual lines. Work from your place or
our studio. Please email resume & experi-
ence to: beth.lattimer@yahoo.com by Nov.
16. 11-16-07-5-14

OFFICE ASSISTANT (PT) Looking for
friendly, energetic, and computer-savvy
person. Primarily customer service, i.e.,
electronic registration and billing. Proficient
with computers, and Microsoft Office. $8-
$10hr. Deadline Nov 19, 2007 resume to
relkins@fhsaa.org. 11-16-07-5-14

FT Leasing Agent/Property Manager needed
for busy rental office fax resumes to 352-332-
0895 DFWP 11-27-07-10-14


LABORATORY TECHNICIAN I (OPS)
Insect mass-rearing, Laboratory experience
preferred. Requires HS diploma 40 hrs/wk
7:30am-4:30pm, salary $10.38/hr. Apply in
person at the Doyle Conner Building, 1911
34th St., Gainesville, FL 32614 Deadline to
apply: 11-16-07. Contact Lee Trester @352-
372-3505 ext 449. FL Dept. Agriculture &
Consumer Services. EOE/AA/VP/ADA 11-
9-07-1-14
NANNY NEEDED ASAP
Monday only: 2 kids, 4 & 15mon; in Lake
Butler (30min N of G'ville); $10.50/hr; more
hrs if needed; Noah's Ark Nanny: resume,
pic to gnv@nanoneone.com 12-5-16-14

Afternoon NANNIES NEEDED
ASAP I start at 12pm, 1prm, 2 pm
5 days/wk thru Spring; good $$$
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume,pix,
schedule to gnv@nanoneone.com 12-5-
16-14

MATURE MOTHERLY NANNY
needed FTforfamilyw/5 children; ages21mo
to 9yrs; laundry, driving, M-F 2:30pm -8pm ?
+ some wkds; Good $$ for exp! Noah's Ark
Nanny: resume, pic to gnv@nanoneone.com
11-16-4-14

NANNY for adorable 9mon old boy:
very sweet, gentle disposition !
30-35 hrs M TH; $9/hr ASAP
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resumepix,
schedule to gnv@nanoneone.com 11-16-
4-14

MoreFT NANNIES NEEDED
30 to'50 hrs/wk; some wkds ALSO,
MWF NANNY for 25-30hrs
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume,pix,
schedule to gnv@nanoneone.com 11-16-
4-14

DATA ENTRY! Work from Anywhere.
Flexible Hours. PC Required. Excellent
Career Opportunity. Serious Inquiries Only!
(888)240-0064, ext. 525. 11-9-1-14

Ear $500-$1000 Weekly Returning Phone
Calls. NO Selling! (800)324-8148. 11-9-


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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 certi-
fied under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos.
Day/eve/wkend. Class sizes limited. 338-
1193 for details. expresstrainingservices.com
12-5-96-15

PERSONALTRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
339-2199
12-5-71-15

TLC HORSEBOARD
All facilities & amenities, quality instruc-
tion; 15 minutes from UF. Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Ctr. 2-11-71-15

Law Office of Vera Page
DIVORCE/CHILD CUSTODY
352-378-1055 12-5-86-15

IMMIGRATION LAW '
Marriage Visas Employment Visas -
Naturalization. Richard Ruth, Esq.
352-335-6748 www.ruthlaw.com 12-5-
71-15

HAIR BY GLENDA
Highlights 2 colors 1/2 head $65, full head
$85 or $20 off haircut w/reg chemical service.
Must mention ad. All credit cards accepted.
352-258-8431 11-20-07-40-15

** GATOR MOVING & STORAGE **
Local and long distance moving
10 Free Boxes ($35 value!).
FL Reg Ml 19 One item or a houseful!
Call Now! 352-374-4797, 800-797-6766
12-5-07-45-15


INJURED?
Law Office of Robert Dixon
Call 352-870-0917
12-5-35-15


Our top driver made $54,780 in 2006 run-
ning our Florida region. Home Weekly and
during the week! 401k! .Blue Cross/Blue
Shield! 1 Year OTR experience required.
HEARTLAND EXPRESS (800)441-4953
www.heartlandexpress.com. 11-9-1-14

DRIVERS- DON'T MISS THIS Special Sign-
On Bonus 36-43 cpm/$1.20 PM $0 Lease/
Teams Needed Class A + 3 months recent
OTR required (800)635-8669. 11-9-1-14

Driver: DON'TJUSTSTARTYOUR CAREER,
START IT RIGHT! Company Sponsored CDL
training in 3 weeks. Must be 21. Have CDL?
Tuition reimbursement! CRST. (866)917-
2778. 11-9-1-14

CDL-A DRIVERS: Expanding Fleet offer-
ing. Regional/OTR runs. Outstanding Pay
Package. Excellent Benefits. Generous
Hometime. Lease Purchase on '07 Peterbilts.
NATIONAL CARRIERS (888)707-7729
www.nationalcarriers.com. 11-9-1-14

PROFESSIONAL BODYGUARD
OPPORTUNITIES. Earn up to $200,000 per
year. FREE training. All traveling expenses
paid. No Felonies. No Experience OK.
(866)271-7779. www.bodyguardsunlimited.n
et. 11-9-1-14

Driver-BYNUM TRANSPORT- needs
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COVERAGE, from page 16


in November?
Well, I'd rather be watching
Illinois-Ohio State, but three
straight SEC thrillers isn't half
bad.
Not only does this game
have major program implica-
tions, but it will play a sig-
nificant role in the way certain
players are judged.
Can Tim Tebow stay in the
Heisman Trophy race?
Right now, you can't say
Tebow is the frontrunner.
Even though he looked good
against Vanderbilt, Dennis
Dixon and Darren McFadden
looked better, much better, in
bigger wins.
Tebow needs a win, as well
as some style points, to keep
pace.
Seniors Andre Caldwell and
Tony Joiner's time to impress
NFL scouts is dwindling by the
minute.
Caldwell especially, coming
off an injury, needs to prove his
durability.
Then there are juniors
Cornelius Ingram and Derrick
Harvey, two players with NFL
potential who have been solid
but not spectacular this year.
A big game for either one
on Saturday could provide
the nudge he needs to leave
Gainesville a year early.
But a big game for the team,
and that keeps everyone fo-
cused on 2007 instead of 2008
and beyond.


PICKS, from page 16


honestly. I don't know that
said anything about her
schooling in geography or
whatnot."
He provided the real an-
swer the U.S. is simply too
remote for Americans to give
a hoot about their location
in relation to the rest of the
known world.
"We're a really big
country, and we can trade
amongst ourselves," Mitchell
said. "We're also kind of iso-
lated with a big ocean on
either side of us."
So given a map, could the
Gamecocks football team
point out the United States
of America?
"I would hope they
could," Mitchell said. "Any
one of those students should
have had some sort of so-
cial studies between K-12.
Barring absences and falling
asleep in class, they should
have learned that."
Seeing as how South
Carolina has the third-high-
est adult illiteracy rate in
the United States, we're not
holding our breath.


With
picks!


Butler starts tenure


against familiar foe


* POST PLAY WILL BE A
MAJOR FACTOR TONIGHT.

By PHIL KEGLER
Alligator Staff Writer
pkegler@alligator.org

It's time for the UF women's
basketball team to show just
what a difference its added
height will make this season.
When the Gators host Xavier
tonight at 5:30, post play may
determine who takes home the
victory.
The Musketeers, defending
Atlantic Ten Conference cham-
pions, have what UF coach
Amanda Butler says may be
"the best post tandem in the
country."
She's referring to freshman
center Ta'Shia Phillips and
sophomore forward Amber
Harris.
The 6-foot-6 Phillips was
the No. 2 overall recruit and
the highest-rated post player in
her class, according to Blue Star
Basketball.
Harris, who stands at 6 foot
5, averaged 16.3 points and 8.9
rebounds per game as a fresh-
man and was one of 30 return-
ing players nationwide to be
named to the Wooden Award
preseason watch list.
After just one season at


that, it's on to the


Leading off with a 52-
38 record is your lovely
alligatorSports.org editor
Brian "I don't like to use
big-boy phrases so I go with
'Young pups'" Steele, who
organized a protest outside
the UF women's club in
hopes of getting Carolyn
Peck her job back in time for
tonight's season opener.
Next up, at 49-41, is our
fearless leader/sports editor
Bryan "What can I whine
about today?" Jones, who
dug through his pile of five
sun-baked golf shirts for
a rare find, a green, long-
sleeve shirt he plans on
wearing every day for the
next four months.
Also tied for second is
assistant sports editor Jenna
"I'm ignoring all of those
restraining orders from


Xavier, she already holds the
school's career blocks record.
"She's a phenomenal player,
and the more we can limit her
touches, the better off we're
going to be," Butler said. "She
makes something special hap-
pen every time she gets her
hands on the ball."
Most of the responsibility
for stopping the pair will fall
on the shoulders of UF juniors
Marshae Dotson and Aneika
Henry.
Despite the height differ-
ence, the 5-foot-11 Dotson is not
intimidated.
"I think we match up with
them perfectly fine," she said.
"I'm not scared to play them."
Henry, impressive in the
team's exhibition against a
height-challenged Warner
Southern, will now face a de-
fender her own size.
When Henry's playing de-
fense, she knows she can't leap
at every shot or fake.
"I have a tendency of leaving
my feet for every block shot,"
Henry said.
"I'm working on standing
straight up and not jumping
after everything, trying to block
it."
The Gators opened last
season against Xavier in
Cincinnati.
Harris, in her collegiate


Joakim Noah" Marina, who
is putting together a tutorial
video from her Ridgewood
High School days to help
Dan Werner with his jump
shooting.
Tied for dead-ass last
place, with a piss-poor re-
cord of 46-44 is Mike "I'd
give my left nut for some
Bojangles'" McCall, who
got kicked out of the Eagle
Scouts after getting caught
going for an unsanctioned
merit badge involving Steve
Logan, a gerbil and a whip at
the Pinewood Derby.:
Also tied for last is Nick
"What?! There's a writers'
strike?! They can't take
away my 'Prison Break'
Wentworth Miller man can-
dy!" Zaccardi, who is using
the 2008 Summer Olympics
as an alibi for traveling to
Beijing to find a mail-order
bride.


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79-78 overtime win against LSU on Feb. 16, 2006.
debut, had 15 points and eight North Carolina-Charlotte.
rebounds in the Musketeers' "They beat [the Gators]
86-70 victory, convincingly last year, so we're
Now Butler looks to get a going to have our hands full,"
win in her first game at UF, Butler said. "But we're also
having defeated Xavier all three excited for the opportunity to
times while she coached at redeem ourselves."


Harvin misses practice with


illness, still expected to play

FOOTBALL, from page 16


win, so the coaching matchup
doesn't matter to us."
While UF still aspires to play
in a BCS game, the Gamecocks are
trying to stop a losing streak.
South Carolina has lost three
straight games, a skid that took
them from the nation's top 10 to
unranked.
A loss to the Gators would
mark the first time Spurrier has
lost four consecutive games since
his first year at Duke, in 1987.
"Hopefully we can compete a
little bit harder this week and stop
the run a lot better and get in the
ballgame with Florida," Spurrier
said. "They're a very good team,
which we all know.
"They lost a couple that they
easily could have won, like a
lot of people in our league do. It
should be a heck of a game, and
we're looking forward to it."
The Gators' top playmaker,


wide receiver Percy Harvin, could
be limited in the game.
Harvin missed Thursday's
practice and could only run on
Wednesday because of an illness.
Though coaches expect him to
play, it will affect UF's offense
greatly if he isn't fully healthy.
The Gamecocks
must overcome in-
juries to defensive
Football backs Emanuel
Cook and Captain
Munnerlyn, anchors
for the nation's top pass defense.
Both players are expected to
play Saturday despite ankle in-
juries, but if they're hampered,
it will present an opportunity for
the Gators to strike.
"A lot of their plays are made
by those two," Caldwell said. "If
they're out, we'll probably attack
them a little more by going down-
field."











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The Gators are off to South Carolina this
week, home of Vanna White, Fort Sumter
and everyone's favorite five-star hotel South
of the Border.
While anything having to do with a
Gamecock would have made for fascinating
reading material go ahead and try not to
laugh at the word "Gamecock" we at the
alligatorSports Brand Picks Column felt that
would have been just too easy.
Instead, we thought of the perfect person
to give us her perspective on UF's upcoming
game against South Carolina: Miss South
Carolina Caitlin Upton.
But after numerous unanswered phone
calls, we've come to the conclusion that
Te'- USA contestant couldn't locate her cell
phone, which was likely in, uh, the Iraq or
somewhere, uh, such as South Africa, such
as.
So we tried the next best thing Miss
Upton's procreators but they too neglect-
ed to answer their phone.
We personally believe Caitlin's parents,
as U.S. Americans, were preoccupied trying
to decipher a map, so they could help their
daughter locate her cell phone.
With two strikes on the count, we turned
to Dr. Jerry T. Mitchell, director of the
University of South Carolina's Center of
Excellence for Geographic Education.
It's been nearly three months since Miss
Upton boosted the nation's IQ with her
eloquent response when she was asked why
one-fifth of Americans can't locate the U.S.
on a world map.
Despite his credibility as an expert geog-
rapher, Mitchell wasn't all that appalled by
Upton's answer.
"It was funny, but honestly, I did not
chalk that up to a lack of preparation,"
Mitchell said. "It was probably stage fright,

SEE PICKS, PAGE 15


SSEC bid relies


on road victory
U UF NEEDS WIN AGAINST SOUTH CAROLINA
PLUS HELP FROM GEORGIA AND TENNESSEE.

.By MIKE MCCALL
Alligator Staff Writer
mmccall@alligator.org

The No. 17 Gators could potentially leap from
middle of the pack to the top of the Southeastern
Conference Eastern Division when they travel to
South Carolina this weekend.
%' UF (6-3, 4-3 SEC) is holding onto a slim hope of
winning the division, something that can't be accom-
plished without a win against the Gamecocks.
"It's going to be Florida and South Carolina in
competition for the SEC East," Coach Urban Meyer
said. "It'll be probably an atypical atmosphere. It'll
be wild."
The Gamecocks (6-4, 3-4 SEC) defeated the Gators
in Columbia in 2005, and it took three blocked kicks
for UF to pull out a 17-16 win in The Swamp last
year.
To win the SEC East, UF needs to win Saturday
and hope for a Tennessee loss coupled with at least
one Georgia loss.
The game will also mean a reunion with former
UF coach Steve Spurrier, who will try to prevent
Meyer from winning the SEC twice in his first three
seasons, a task Spurrier couldn't complete.
Much has been made of the Gators facing the man
who led their program to prominence, but that isn't
a factor for the players this season, who never had
him as a coach.
."It's just another game for us," receiver Andre
Charles Roop /Alligator Staff Caldwell said. "Another game we're just trying to
UF quarterback Tim Tebow rolls out of the pocket during the third quar-
ter of the Gators' 49-22 win against Vanderbilt on Saturday. SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 15


UF potentially facing last meaningful opponent


y, how time has flown by.
And the final specks of sand
in the Gators' season hourglass
could fall on Saturday.
It's more desperate than do-or-die for
UF at South Carolina.
It's do-and-get-some-help-or-die.
A loss, and the final two home games
mean nothing.
The Gators play Florida Atlantic next
week.
Florida Atlantic try getting up for
that if your SEC hopes are dashed.
Then comes the annual tilt with Florida
State.
The only thing that game will deter-
mine is whether the Seminoles head to
Nashville or San Francisco for their B-rate
bowl.
So it all comes down to Saturday.


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nzaccardi@alligator.org football.
Before UF and
South Carolina get
started at 7:45 p.m., any true Gators fan
would have already sat through 7 hours of
college football.
The Gators need Tennessee and Georgia
to lose one conference game apiece to have
any shot at getting to Atlanta for the SEC
title game.
Tennessee hosts Arkansas at 12:30 p.m.
on Lincoln Financial.


Then, after Darren McFadden stomps
over Rocky Top, Georgia will host Auburn
at 3:30 on CBS.
Just as you loosen that belt buckle
another notch, it's time for the game of
games, UF versus South Carolina, which
has become less of a Steve Spurrier side-
show and more of an SEC standings mixer
in recent years.
By 11:30, half a day after you zapped on
the Tennessee pregame show, the Gators
will likely be back in the thick of the race
or pretty much out of it.
I could tell you my prediction, or you
could just squint at the bottom of the alli-
gatorSports Brand Picks Column and then
send me hate mail.
Is there a better way to spend a Saturday
SEE COVERAGE, PAGE 15


"At Florida, we played together so much, like every day, and we knew what it took to win
ballgames. Losing was unacceptable. Even if we didn't play well, we found ways to win
basketball games."
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The Bulls defeated the Detroit Pistons 97-93 on Thursday night to break the losing streak.
Noah tallied 2 points, five rebounds and four assists in 11 minutes off the bench.


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Donovan revamps after dramatic summer


By DANNY KLEIN
Alligator Staff Writer
dklein@alligator.org

As Gators coach Billy Donovan
walks down the stairs, each step
soundly resonates in the UF basket-
ball practice facility.
It seems business as usual for the
two-time defending national cham-
pion coach as he prepares to meet
and greet the media for the first time
in the young basketball season.
But hidden behind the normalcy
is the underlying thought and feel-
ings of all those involved, who, like
Donovan himself, realize just how
close he was to saying goodbye.
A mere five months ago, on an
ordinary Friday in June, Donovan
chose to follow most of the members
from the greatest team he's ever
coached and join them in the NBA.
The Orlando Magic offered him a
deal too good to resist five years,
$27.5 million and all the fame the
pro game could offer.
Donovan could stay close to
home. He could coach young talent
like Dwight Howard and Jameer
Nelson. He could even attempt to
outdo his mentor Louisville and


former Kentucky coach Rick Pitino,
whose brief stint with the Boston
Celtics ended in failure.
And perhaps it was Pitino's
experience that forced Donovan to
have second thoughts. Or maybe it
was just the chance to stay and mold
players before they forgot why they
play the game, before contracts and
commercials and all the money that
makes things complicated are thrust
upon them.
The reason may never truly be
known to anyone but the coach
himself, but just 24 hours after sign-
ing his contract, Donovan called
the Magic and said, thanks but no
thanks.
Donovan returned to the Gators
with perhaps the only blemish on
his successful reputation and a ban
from the NBA ranks for the next five
years.
Donovan was happy to be back,
and with a new six-year-deal worth
$3.25 million a year, it seemed he
was ready to move on.
"At this point I'm ready to just
leave that all behind," Donovan
said. "I've admitted before that I
made a mistake, and I couldn't be
happier than to be in Florida. It's
where my heart belongs and where I


plan to coach and focus on the right
things."
As the season progresses and new
stories arise, the tale of Donovan's
departure may soon begin to fade.
But for some, the event will always
remains clear in their minds.
Freshman Jai Lucas, who was a
late recruit to UF, still badgers his
coach whenever he can.
"I was teasing him a little bit
because he had his Orlando Magic
tie on tonight," Lucas said after UF's
win against Lynn on Monday. "I told
him he had the wrong colors on. I
think he laughed about it."
Besides Lucas, there were other
players who were forced to hold
their breath as Donovan pondered
his future. Among them were fresh-
man Alex Tyus, another late commit
to the Gators, and current sopho-
mores Jonathan Mitchell, Marreese
Speights and Dan Werner, who were
moments away from losing their
coach.
And there was Patrick Patterson,
the highly touted recruit, who chose
to go to Kentucky, citing Donovan's
possible departure as one reason for
doing so.
Most of the players were shocked
to hear of Donovan's decision to
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Casey Brooke Lawson Alligator
Billy Donovan must rebuild his team after losing five players to the NBA. The Gators do not return a starter for
the first time in school history.


Casey Brooke Lawson / Alligator
UF coach Billy Donovan converses with a referee during the first half of the Gators' 101-65 exhibition win
against Lynn on Monday.


leave, and when the coach held a knocking at the door, that all was scored 71 of the team's 101 points.
team meeting to break the news per- truly forgotten. The main issue with this year's
sonally, several players vented their Donovan may be one of the easi- team won't be talent. Instead, nu-
frustration. est coaches in UF history to forgive. merous question marks surround
"There was no getting in each After taking over for Lon Kruger on the young group, which Donovan
other's face," Werner said. "We just March 27, 1996, Donovan has led the said has left him baffled at times.
put our feelings down on the table." program to heights never thought "There's so many things that
Then came the aftershock, when possible. we've experimented with and tried
Donovan reversed his decision and In a town where football is king, to change or tweak because I really
decided to remain at UF. The coach Donovan helped change a culture don't know these guys and what
called for another heart-to-heart rooted in a one-sided history. they're good at it," he said. "Any
with his team. In 11 years, Donovan is respon- preseason ranking on our team or
"He came in and let us know, sible for hanging two banners in the any ranking of where we're sup-
'Don't think I'm going to hold O'Connell center-the same number posed to be in the SEC, to me is
[what you said] against you guys,'" of rings attained by the football pro- completely unrealistic, just because
Werner said. "'I'm the same guy that gram during that span. none of these guys have played. So
you wanted to come play for. It's go- Before Donovan, the UF basket- who really knows?
ing to be a big challenge but we have ball program was stuck in limbo. "We're all just trying to learn
to come together and of about each other and how to
be a team "[This season] is going to take a lot of time, play this game. It's a learn-
The team breathed and a lot of effort, ing process for them and for
a sigh ot relief. me."
"I avwa\s wanted to play for but I'm excited for the possibilities." If the team hopes
Coach Donovan," Lucas said. "It Coach Bill Donovan to be successful, the
wa, interestmngtle'7fo'r'amu't"e"u," playerswill yhave a good model to -
but I'm glad he came back. I knew It had only appeared in the NCAA emulate. Donovan said he wants to
coming to Florida that I was going to tournament five times in 77 years. eliminate the idea of a three-peat but
get the be-t coach in the nation, and The Gators had won 20 games in said he still wants the young players
I m glad that happened." a season just five times and were to look to the past before they move
The newc of Donovan's possible never ranked No. 1. forward.
departure broke only weeks before Under his direction alone, the "They do have a model that
the NBA Draft, where a number of Gators have made nine tourna- played here last year and repre-
torme r Gator- were hoping to be- ments, had nine 20-win seasons, and sented what the word 'team' meant.
come lottery picks. have been top-ranked six times. But I want them to form their own
At a predraft camp in Orlando, His success came to a pinnacle identity and become their own
former UF forward Joakim Noah last season, when the Gators sent team," Donovan said. "When you've
fielded queshons from reporters five players to the NBA, including got something that you can use as a
%- hen the topic of his former coach's an unprecedented three in the top teaching point, I think it's good. I
future came up. 10: Al Horford (No. 3), Corey Brewer think using a guy like Joakim and
Noa h w ho seemed skeptical of (No. 7) and Noah (No. 9). how hard he ran is a good example
the rumor., u-t shook his head and Before Donovan, the Gators for anyone. But when you talk about
responded with his typical style. claimed only two first round picks on the court, this guy is this, this
"That's a lot of hamburgers," he in all. guy is that, then you're making
said of the money. The bar has been set high head- comparisons, and these guys are
In the world of college sports, ing into this season. not those guys. I don't want them
some coache- say the season always On paper, Donovan boasts what to be those guys. I want them to be
seems to come early. Others claim it appears to be his strongest recruit- themselves."
ne\ er trul\ ends for them. ing class ever. The class was ranked Donovan will face one of his
Donovan often admits that if No. 1 overall by Rivals.com and fea- most unique challenges this season.
he's not coaching, chances are he's tures two five-star players in Nick Not since his first year at UF has he
recruiting. Normally, a break would Calathes and Lucas. ever walked into a gym with so few
be nice. But this year, Donovan is Calathes and Lucas were both familiar faces. This is the first time
eager to begin the season and hopes selected to the 2007 McDonald's in school history that not a single
the future will be free of references All-America team. Calathes, the starter returns from the previous
to his summer actions. two-time Florida Mr. Basketball, season.
"I Ike to think those days are serves as the centerpiece to this new "In my first year, I walked into
o'er he -aid. "We have a lot of group. a situation where I saw the players
%% ork to do here, and I think it's time The rest of the bunch features and didn't know what they could
to begin moving on." Calathes' high school teammate do," he said. "This is a very unique
WVhen the Gators opened their Chandler Parsons, Adam Allen and situation and last year was very
on-court play with an exhibition Tyus. unique with all the guys returning.
game again-t Flagler College on With two exhibition games in the I look at it as a different experience
No 1.. Donovan received the larg- books, the freshmen have already from a coaching perspective. It's go-
est ovation of any Gator announced. shown their versatility and wide- ing to take a lot of time, and a lot of
It seemed at that moment, with spread talent. In the team's exhibi- effort, but I'm excited for the pos-
the lights dimmed and the season tion win against Lynn, the group sibilities."


Unproven Gators open season against giant killers


NDSU topped Wisconsin, Marquette in recent years


By DANNY KLEIN
Alligator Staff Writer
dklein@alligator.org

Leading up to the UF men's basketball team's season
opener, Coach Billy Donovan had some advice for his
young Gators team: Beware of North Dakota State.
"They are a really good basketball team, and this is as
hard of an opening game as we've had since I've been here,"
Donovan said. "Going into this it will be an unbelievable
challenge. It would be phenomenal win for our basketball
team."
This warning from Donovan may force some to do a
double-take, but Donovan pointed out that Friday's game
against NDSU is not your typical opener.
The Bison return four starters from a team that went 20-
8, including a victory against a top-10 Marquette squad.
The year prior, NDSU went to Madison and toppled
then-No. 15 Wisconsin. Donovan said that overlooking the
Bison .iould not be a problem for the Gators, who unlike
last year's squad, have no expectations heading in.


"These kids haven't proved anything," he said. "These
guys haven't even won a game yet in college basketball."
The young squad, which features five scholarship fresh-
men and only four returning players, has Donovan still
unsure of what to expect.
"The only thing the same from last year to this
year is the same name on the front."
Dan Werner
UF forward

"We have Dan Werner, Jonathan Mitchell and Marreese
Speights, who have never been in a significant basketball
game with the game on the line. And then we have five
freshmen who have never been in a basketball game at all,"
he said. "So for us, I don't care if it's North Dakota State. I
don't care if it's Kansas. ... To me, we have to go out there
and play with a sense of urgency just to give us a chance to
win the game."
It's been so far so good for the Gators, as the freshmen


have impressed early on.
The Gators dominated Flagler College 97-51 and han-
dled Lynn 101-65 in the team's two exhibition games. All
five scholarship freshmen scored in double figures against
Flagler and combined to score 71 of the team's total points
against Lynn.
One of UF's young players, freshman Nick Calathes, said
the two exhibition games are hard to judge. Calathes is ea-
gerly anticipating the start of the regular season, where he
thinks the team will face its first true test.
"They're really good," he said. "They beat Marquette
and Wisconsin. They kind of got screwed losing to Kansas
State. But they're a really good team, and they know how
to play."
The Gators will look to set a record in Friday's game. The
team is riding a 19-game home winning streak heading into
the contest, tied for the most all-time in UF history.
The record, however, belongs mainly to a group of
Gators who now play in the NBA. Sophomore Dan Werner,
who spent most of last season watching, said this year's
team has to form its own legacy.
"The only thing the same from last year to this year is the
same name on the front," Werner said.


Who: North Dakota State at UF
Tipoff: 8 p.m.
Where: O'Connell Center
Series: This is the first meeting
between the two teams.
Tickets: Available. Call the Gator
ticket office 375.4683 ext. 6800.
Notes: UF has won 16 straight
season openers dating back to
1990. ... The Gators head into
the match on a 10-game win-
ning streak looking to tie a school
record 19-game home winning
streak. ... No starter returns for
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Donations as of Midnight 11/07/07


Sororities
Total Donations
1 -Delta Gamma (21)
2 Sigma Kappa (19)
3 Pi Beta Phi (17)
4- Alpha Delta Pi (16)
5 Delta Delta Delta (13)
6 -Chi Omega (11)


Sororities
Percentage
All are less than I %
at this time


Fraternities
Total Donations
1 Lambda Chi Alpha (32)
2 Alpha Gamma Rho (20)
3 Pi Kappa Phi (18)
Tied for 4th
4 Alpha Tau Omega (17)
4 Beta Theta Pi (17)


Friday, Nov. 9 Sidewalk behind Hub 10 a.m. 4 p.m.
Century Tower 9 a.m. 4 p.m.
Broward Dining 9 a.m. 4 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 12 No School-Veteran's Day Observed
Tuesday, Nov. 13 Sidewalk behind Hub 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Century Tower 9 a.m. 4:30 p.m.
Broward Dining 9 a.m. 4:30 p.m.
Delta Tau Delta 5:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
Lambda Chi Alpha 5:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
Phi Mu 5:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
Wed, Nov. 14 Sidewalk behind Hub 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Century Tower 9 a.m. 4:30 p.m.
Broward Dining 9 a.m. 4:30 p.m.
Alpha Delta Pi 5:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
Alpha Gamma Rho 5:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
Pi Kappa Phi 5:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m.


Fraternities
Percentage
1 Delta Upsilon (56%)
2 -Alpha Gamma Rho (50%)
3 Lambda Chi Alpha (39%)
4 Sigma Nu (2-%)
5 Pi Kappa Phi (16%)
6 Alpha Toau Omega (15%)


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Beta Theta Pi (6)
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Sigma Chi (2)
Sororities
Delta Gamma (19)
Chi Omega (16)
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