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VOLUME 101 ISSUE 64
Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida
We Inform. You Decide.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2007
FSU 12 I UF45
Tebow's Heisman hype escalates in blowout
By MIKE MCCALL
Alligator Staff Writer
As the final minute ticked
off the clock in UF's 45-12 win
against Florida State and chants
of "Te-bow Heis-man!" rang out
across The Swamp, Tim Tebow's
teammates urged him to join in
"I told him to do the Heisman
pose out there, but he didn't do
it," receiver Andre Caldwell
"He had all the fans crunked
up, so I told him to go on and
Naturally, Tebow declined
to make such a statement. His
actions throughout the previ-
ous few hours seemed to say
The super sophomore was
19 of 28 passing for 262 yards
and three touchdowns, and he
added 89 yards and two scores
rushing on 13 carries. His second
rushing touchdown gave him 22
on the season, enough to tie the
NCAA record for rushing by a
It was also his 11th straight
game with more than 200 yards
passing, tying a school record
held by Rex Grossman, Danny
Wuerffel and Shane Matthews. In
the fourth quarter, Tebow broke
Grossman's record for total of-
fense in a season.
S It was just
at the office
for Tebow and
Caldwell their fourth in
The 33-point win was the
largest margin of victory in the
series since FSU prevailed 52-17
"That was the plan to em-
barrass them," Caldwell said.
"They would do it to us if they
were on the other side. There's
a lot of bad blood between us
The bad blood was evident
SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 20
unarles oop / Alligator btatt
UF quarterback Tim Tebow greets fans after the Gators' 45-12 win against the Seminoles in The Swamp on
Saturday night. The sophomore broke Rex Grossman's record for total offense in a season.
By APRIL DUDASH
ATallahassee man died Sunday afternoon
after he was shot in a downtown parking ga-
rage earlier that morning.
Andrew David Arosemena, 21, was shot
in the head around 2:20 a.m. in the Southwest
Downtown Parking Garage near University
Avenue, said Lt. Keith Kameg, Gainesville
Police Department spokesman.
The victim may be a student at
Tallahassee Community College, but that
isn't confirmed, he said.
Arosemena was brought to Shands at UF
with life-threatening injuries, Kameg said.
Arosemena was in the front passenger
seat of a maroon 2000 Lincoln Town Car and
* UF quarterback
Tim Tebow frac-
tured his right (non-
throwing) hand at
the beginning of
the second half of
the Gators' 45-12
Florida State on
See story, pg. 18.
was waiting to get out of the garage, Kameg
Arosemena's brother was in the backseat
and UF student William Austin Scott, 24, was
the driver, Kameg said.
They were stuck behind a
Py bjjc fairly new, light-blue car with
Saety a Florida tag, he said, and the
four-door car looked like either
a Ford Taurus or a Saturn.
Two unidentified black males walked up
to the blue car and leaned into the passen-
ger side window, apparently talking to the
people inside, he said.
According to the brother and driver,
Arosemena stuck his head out of the car and
yelled, "Hurry up," to the blue car, Kameg
SEE GARAGE, PAGE 10
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'Minerva' fetches $40K
By STEVEN WEINER
A butterfly discovered by UF scien-
tists earlier this year now has a name:
The right to name the species of owl
butterfly was auctioned off for $40,800.
The common name will be the
Minerva owl butterfly, and its scientific
name will be Opsiphanes blythekitz-
The name was chosen to honor
Margery Minerva Blythe Kitzmiller of
Ohio, on behalf of her five grandchil-
The butterfly, which was discovered
within UF's extensive collection of
butterfly specimens, originates from
Mexico's Sonoran Desert.
The money raised from the auc-
9 Everyone knows UF
students are hooked
on Facebook, but
these days, a grow-
ing number of those
students are using
the Internet for more
See story, pg. 9.
tion will go toward further research of
"We are extremely appreciative of
this gift, which will allow us to con-
tinue research with our colleagues
in Mexico," said Andrew Warren, a
post-doctoral associate at the McGuire
Center for Lepidoptera and
Biodiversity, in a news release.
"Over the next two years,
we plan to name several
additional new species
of Mexican butterflies i
k no w n
Courtesy of Mary E. Warrick
CROSSWORD 13 Partly
SPORTS 18 cloudy
Man dies after shooting
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 3
Local firefighter's passion lies in combat challenge
By KATIE GALLAGHER
Wearing all their gear and carrying 42-
pound packs, firefighters lumber up a five-
story tower two by two.
They hoist up another 42 pounds to the top
before stomping down the stairs, where they
each hit a 160-pound beam out of the way
with a sledgehammer. They weave left and
right around obstacles until they reach the fire
hoses, which they lug back, aim and fire.
They each grab a 175-pound dummy and
drag the "victim" to safety.
The ritual is the Firefighter Combat
Challenge, and no one has performed it more
times than Pat Hartley, 54. The Gainesville Fire
Rescue firefighter is the only one who's com-
peted in the challenge every year since it was
started in 1992.
He's always, qualified for the highest level
of competition, placing at the world champi-
onship three times second place in 1994,
fourth in 1995 and third in 2004. His best time
is 1 minute, 53 seconds.
Though he qualified for the championship
again this year, city budget cuts forced him
and five other Gainesville Fire Rescue fire-
fighters to take the year off. He didn't attend
the championship, which took place in Las
Vegas from Nov. 4 to Nov. 8.
"I wasn't going to fork out $3,000 to pay for
it myself," he said. Next year he said he'll start
saving early and hope the competition will be
dose enough for him to drive.
The competition takes place across the
United States, as well as in Canada and
Australia, and gives firefighters a chance to
. show off skills through tasks that mimic what
they do at a fire.
Hartley first attended a regional competi-
tion in Orlando in 1992 with four coworkers.
The team came in second place out of 12,
qualifying the members for the national com-
petition in Anaheim, Calif.
"We tried to prepare, but-it was new to
everybody, even all the other competitors,"
The team didn't place at nationals that year,
and since all the teams were from the United
States, there was no world championship.
Australia and Canada would start competing
"And if we get a call at 1 o'clock,
he's out there still running the
Nowadays, Hartley starts practicing six
weeks before a competition, using a five-story
tower identical to the one in the competition.
Gainesville Fire Rescue persuaded the city
to buy the tower for them four years ago. It
looms over the parking lot behind Station
Hartley is out there constantly, coworker
J.D. Perryman said. Most of the firefighters
start going to bed at 8:30 p.m., Perryman said.
"And if we get a call at 1 o'clock, he's out
there still running the tower. He's out there
dragging dummies around and it's scary,"
Hartley has worked for Gainesville Fire
Rescue for 22 years and at Station No. 2 for
the past 16. Before that, he worked briefly for
Ocala Fire Rescue.
A Williston native, Hartley was always an
athlete. He attended SFCC on a scholarship,
throwing the discus for the now-defunct track
Unsure of what he wanted to do after
community college, Hartley completed his six
weeks of fire college in 1983.
Today his son, Joel, is a firefighter with
Alachua County Fire Rescue. The two compet-
ed in the tandem event at last year's Southeast
regional competition the first and only fa-
ther-son pair in the challenge's history.
But not all Hartley's memories of the chal-
lenge are happy. At the 2004 world champion-
ships in Ottawa, Canada, Hartley was favored
to win the over-50 competition as he faced the
Canadian champion in the last race of the day.
It was dose until the end.
"So here we go, pulling the dummy, pulling
the weight and I'm thinking, T'm finally going
to win the world championship,'" he said.
Hartley was about 15 feet ahead when he
tripped on a bump in the carpet, landing with
the 175-pound dummy on top of him.
He was five feet from the finish line when
his opponent rushed past him. He came in
Hartley's competitive nature makes it hard
for him not to stress out about races, he said.
The race may be a few minutes of physi-
cal hell, he said, "but two or three hours up
until then, you're putting your mind through
the same thing because in your mind you're
thinking, I hope I don't screw up.'"
Most of the firefighters he used to compete
with left the race long ago. When they started
not doing as well as they used to, they gave
up, he said. But Hartley continues.
He said he thinks he could have placed in
the top three at the world championship this
year if he had gone.
Next year he'll move up to his first year in
the 55-and-over age bracket, Hartley said, giv-
ing him a winning edge.
A self-prodaimed "maniac about working
out," Hartley said he can't give up on this
"I do it just to have something to do, to be
competitive at," he said.
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4, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2007
By ANDREW TAN
Alligator Staff Writer
A UF sophomore who was serious-
ly injured in an accident last week has
been showing signs of improvement.
Ashley Ann Groves, 20, struck a
gray Acura TL on her scooter Monday
near Southwest Second Avenue and
Southwest 26th Street. She was listed in
fair condition Sunday evening.
Groves was initially listed in critical
condition when she was
Local transported to Shands
News at UF on Monday after-
noon. She was listed in
serious condition, which is a less life-
threatening situation, later in the week.
Keith Kameg, Gainesville Police
Department spokesman, said he
wouldn't know about charges being
made until today.
GPD Lt. Will Halvosa said as of
Tuesday that the investigation is ongo-
Carly Sewell, a UF freshman, said
she has known Groves for several
years. They knew each other from their
hometown of Groveland, Fla.
Sewell said Groves' birthday was
on Saturday. She said Groves' close
friends and family brought her cake,
balloons and gifts.
Fly-over shows fans pilot's view of Swamp
By ILEANA MORALES
UF football fans got a
new view of The Swamp on
Col. Ken Wilsbach, a UF
alumnus and the 53rd Wing
commander, commanded three
jet planes from UF's Air Force
ROTC that flew over Ben Hill
Griffin Stadium before UF
played Florida State University.
One plane, a F-15E Strike
Eagle, was equipped with in-
frared cameras to show fans the
same view pilots had as they ap-
proached the stadium.
The other two planes flying
about 1,000 feet over the sta-
dium were F-16 Vipers.
Maj. James Bodnar, an assis-
tant professor for UF Air Force
ROTC, said this was the first
time he has ever seen a pilot's
view from a fly-over broadcast
on the screens in the stadium.
The fly-over was coordinated
to happen right after the UF
Pride of the Sunshine Fightin'
Gator Marching Band played
the national anthem.
He said UF Air Force ROTC
worked with UF and the Air
Force to make fly-over possible.
Cadet John Smith, an SFCC freshman and cadet in UF's Air Force ROTC program, sits in the
cockpit of an F-16 Viper during an open house at the University Air Center on Saturday.
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This is the first Air Force fly-
over before a football game in
more than five years, he said.
"We like getting out in front
of the public and showing the
public what the Air Force has
and what the Air Force can do,"
He said the planes were over
the stadium for no more than 10
seconds. All aircraft and pilots
landed at the University Air
Center at Gainesville Airport.
"We like getting out in
front of the public and
showing the public what
the Air Force has and
what the Air Force can
Maj. James Bodnar
In the first time-out of the
third quarter, the pilots were
escorted to the field and intro-
duced to fans.
Bodnar said Gators football
fans made it dear they liked the
show by giving them a standing
"The fact we could do some-
thing for 92,000 fans in the sta-
dium that was very special to
us," Bodnar said.
As the pilots left the stadium,
they were greeted with high-
fives, handshakes and fans tell-
ing them thank you, he said.
"The idea of a few jets flying
over, whether at a game or just
in the middle of the afternoon, is
exciting," Bodnar said.
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Charles Roop / Alligator Staff
Holding Out For A Hero
Shweta Mokashi waits in line in a tent outside of Best Buy on Archer Road on Thursday
night for the Black Friday sales. Mokashi said she had been in line since 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Shoppers across the country packed retail stores Friday in a bid to snag the best bargains.
Although sales were better than expected over the holiday weekend, the spike may have
been due to shoppers buying items from discount stores like Wal-Mart. That could mean
bad news for more upscale chains. Macy's Inc. and Toys "R" Us were two stores expected to
do well over the weekend.
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2007 0 ALLIGATOR, 5
For police, just another day
By APRIL DUDASH
While students traveled home to their fami-
lies last week, Gainesville Police Department
Lt. Will Halvosa stayed in Gainesville.
Working on Thanksgiving is not a new ex-
perience for Halvosa. He has been with GPD
for 22 years.
To Halvosa, Thanksgiving means celebrat-
ing with his fellow officers while remaining
alert during his 10-hour shift.
In the morning, officers all eat breakfast to-
gether at Phil-Nick's on Main Street.
Turkeys and other festive foods are pro-
vided to the evening-shift officers, who come in
at 5 p.m., Halvosa said.
They never know when they'll get the next
call signaling an accident or robbery.
"Historically, Thanksgiving has always been
quiet," Halvosa said. "It's actually. a good day
to work because people are usually in good
spirits. It's a family holiday."
He said there is less traffic on the roadways
because most people have usually arrived at
their destinations before Thanksgiving.
It's also beneficial when few businesses are
open because people don't have a reason to
travel, Halvosa said.
"It's the opposite of New Year's," he .said.
"Thanksgiving is geared more toward celebrat-
ing life, celebrating your families, celebrating
Halvosa said it isn't unusual for people with
work shifts, such as people in the military and
firefighters, to celebrate Thanksgiving on a dif-
"The important thing is not the day.
The important thing is being with
Gainesville Police Department lieutenant
"Thanksgiving becomes very flexible in this
line of work," he said.
Halvosa traveled out of town Friday to
spend time with family in South Florida.
"That's the arrangement I made with them,"
he said. "They understand the job I have."
Even though law enforcement demands
some sacrifices, Halvosa took the time to enjoy
Thanksgiving traditions with family members.
"The important thing is not the day," he
said. "The important thing is being with your
Study could cure blind
By STEVEN WEINER
UF researchers have begun a
study that could cure a type of
blindness by intentionally injecting
viruses into patients eyes.
Patients with inherited blind-
ness will be injected with viruses
engineered to provide a missing
protein to the light-collecting cells
in their eyes.
UF is one of the leaders of the
The clinical trial, which began
earlier this month, will study six
adults and three children afflicted
with inherited blindness, a UF
press release stated.
"The idea of the therapy is
simple," wrote William Hauswirth,
a UF professor, in the press release.
"If cells are missing a gene for a
vital function, such as vision, the
therapy is to replace that gene."
The process was pioneered by
Nicholas Muzyczka, a UF professor
of molecular genetics and microbi-
UF said viruses have
ResearCh the unique abil-
ity to penetrate the
nucleus of living cells and, in nor-
mal circumstances, leave their own
DNA to replicate more viruses.
During this procedure, mo-
lecular geneticists remove a virus's
DNA and reprogram it to deliver a
different DNA, Muzyczka said.
Once injected into the patient's
retina, the virus invades a cell
and leaves the modified DNA in
the nucleus. The DNA makes the
nucleus produce a missing protein,
which could restore sight to the
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Torture by Taser
UN rules against Tasers
after several deaths
The phrase made famous by UF telecommunication se-
nior Andrew Meyer has made its way so deep into the
American lexicon that it has earned an entry in one of
the most prestigious dictionaries.
Well, it's an online dictionary. And nearly all of its thou-
sands of entries are slang. But it has become a part of our
society's psyche nonetheless.
One of the ten definitions on Urban Dictionary for Meyer's
catchphrase reads, "Don't Tase me, bro: The hip thing to say
after resisting arrest." ,,
Since Meyer's arrest, it seems like Taser use is in the news
more and more frequently, and more people seem to be dying
as a result of being Tasered. And now, Tasers are considered to
be a torture device.
The United Nations Committee Against Torture ruled
Friday that Tasers can be a type of torture.
Last week in Jacksonville, two men died in two separate in-
cidents after police officers Tasered them. In all, six men in the
U.S. and Canada died last week after they were Tasered.
Tasers aren't the first weapon of their type to be deemed
torturous. Electric shock torture was used in the Vietnam War.
Electric fencing has been used for decades to keep animals and
people out or in of certain areas. And then there's the
Electricity is powerful and dangerous and should never be
taken lightly. Using Tasers on people with heart problems and
young people could be a recipe for disaster. Using a Taser too
long could also be fatal. There are a whole slew of reasons for
police departments across the country to let go of the trigger.
Here's another one: The Department of Justice's Bureau of
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives does not regulate
Tasers because they aren't classified as a firearm. That means
Taser makers don't have to hold their product to any safety
standards or requirements. That's a scary thought, but hey, at
least a consumer model of the stun gun now comes in pink.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has not done
any safety investigations on Tasers. But a Taser is still a gun -
a deadly weapon and should be treated as one. Something
needs to change with Tasers if so many people who were
Tasered are dying in such a short time period.
It's pretty much up to individual police departments to
decide when to use Tasers. While a Taser is often a much bet-
ter alternative to a gun, a police baton or even a kick in the
shin, officers must be more prudent about when they use this
Several groups, including Amnesty International and
a Maryland chapter of the National Association for the
Advancement of Colored People, are protesting trigger-happy
It seems Tasers are becoming the go-to gun, rather than
being used as a last resort. A police officer in Utah pulled his
Taser on a man who refused to sign a speeding ticket, accord-
ing to a CBSNews.com article.
Incidents such as this one did not merit a Tasering, and we
don't think Andrew Meyer's outburst did, either. It's a good
thing no one was Tasered at former U.S. Attorney General
Alberto Gonzales' speech.
Although, how fitting would that have been, given his his-
tory of condoning torture?
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Cell phone manual or health horror?
I've always been worried about having hlypochon-
Next to terrorism, baby carrots and the phrase
"laugh out loud," this disease is my greatest fear.
I've had a symptom or two, sure, like when I thought
I got AIDS after accidentally drinking from a stranger's
straw at Disney World in 1994. But is this enough for a
More light was shed on my disorder recently, thanks to
a friend of mine. On our way to the pharmacy one night,
he asked me if I considered myself a hypochondriac.
"I think I might be," I said. "But I can't really be cer-
tain. How can you tell?"
"Well, have you ever thought you had cancer?" he
Uh-oh. Looks like I'm a goner.
Take my latest obsession: cell phones causing brain
During Thanksgiving break, this was a topic of con-
I can't remember how we began talking about it, but
it was enough of a surprise that I unglued my cell phone
from my ear to weigh, in on the matter.
Sure, I'd heard my share of rumors about this sort of
thing, but it never seemed as problematic as, say, deodor-
ant giving me breast cancer or microwave ovens being
My skepticism was put to rest, however, when my
mother showed me her cell phone manual.
I would have looked through the manual for my
phone, but I trashed it upon purchase. I spend too much
time talking on the phone to read directions.
Under "Important Safety Precautions" on Page 3, it
states, "Do not hold or let antenna come in contact with
your body during a call."
Maybe you could put that one
on the box, buddy in all capital
letters. Better yet, pray tell, why
i ..- don't you want me to touch the
antenna? Is it bad luck or some-
Vincent Massaro To be safe, the next precaution
should be to just leave the phone
firstname.lastname@example.org turned off in the box. But instead,
it says something about not let-
ting animals' teeth or nails touch the battery. Really? I
thought it could double as chew toy. My bad.
Let's go to Page 12 for more information.
"This device was tested for typical use with the back
of the phone kept 0.6 inches from the body." So what
happens when I press the phone flush against my face
because the volume isn't loud enough? By the way, the
phone is less than half an inch thin.
But my favorite tidbit didn't appear until Page 83
in an FDA Consumer Update: "The available scientific
evidence does not show that any health problems are as-
sociated with using wireless phones. There is no proof,
however, that wireless phones are absolutely safe."
I'm at a loss. Seven solid years of killing myself softly.
I obviously have to scrap my life-threatening telecom-
munications device after a class-action lawsuit but
I can no longer rely on more resourceful people to give
me necessary, last-minute directions via cell phone.
Instead of just calling people to tell them I'll be five
minutes late, I would actually have to be on time.
Hopefully, scientists are closer to finding a cure for
cell phones than they are to finding a cure for cancer.
Or at least they could cure my hypochondria.
Vincent Massaro is a senior majoring in journalism. His
column appears on Mondays.
The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.
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Letters to the '-,icr
Scalping shows free market
I'm writing in response to
Stephanie Rosenberg's Tuesday col-
umn. I have been to many sporting
events by not buying tickets from the
box office, and I have sold tickets for
more than face value.
Ticket scalping is one of the
best ways to gain insight about the
American free market at work. It
is simple supply and demand. We
all know Gators football tickets are
of limited supply and the demand,
especially for the Florida State
University game, is quite large.
If you do not want to pay a high
price to attend the game, feel free to
watch it on television for less.
Protesters' actions were merited
In regards to the protests sur-
rounding former U.S. Attorney
General Alberto Gonzales' speech at
UF, I have a few important observa-
tions to make. As a participant in the
protests, I can assure you we take the
First Amendment right of freedom of
speech very seriously. For the pur-
pose of protecting both Mr. Gonzales'
and our First Amendment rights, we
unanimously decided our protests
should be visual, not vocal.
The fact that any perceived inter-
ruption on our part was met with
audience applause loud enough to
force Gon: ales to temporarily stop
speaking is indicative of this man's
unpopular ty, not of the protesters'
insensitivity. Besides, the spontane-
ous outbursts we provoked were
only temporary, and their effects
cap be likened to the outbursts of
applause that .often force popular
speakers into momentary silence.
Protests like these will likely
follow Gonzales. for quite a while
- such is the price of his abysmal
career in "civil service." Despite
any discomfort the protesters and
hecklers may have caused him, he
still made $40,000 for his speech. I
find that to be the only embarrassing
detail of this whole event.
Have your say about UF tuition
between shrinking budgets and growing
costs, it seems every family, business and
state is trying to make ends meet. The
same holds true at UF.
The cost of educating 50,000 of the state's
best students has grown at a rate that is
quickly outpacing available funding. For years,
state legislators and university officials have
searched for policies that would effectively re-
solve the problem. Enter differential tuition.
In June, Gov. Charlie Crist approved legisla-
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universities UF, Florida State University and
the University of South Florida the ability to
charge higher tuition to cover disproportionate-
ly high costs. The measure was heavily lobbied
for by affected parties across the state, includ-
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With the legislation now in effect, UF will
have a little extra money in the fall for programs
that need new equipment and prestigious fac-
ulty. As the arbiters of student interests, the uni-
versity administration is working hand in hand
with SG officials to ensure this funding is used
in a way that directly benefits student interests.
That's where you come in.
On Tuesday at the Student Senate's regu-
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at 7:30 p.m., I will host presentations from
Josh Weiss Marie Zeglen, assistant
Speaking Out provost and director of
and Research, and Albert Matheny, associate
dean of Academic Advising, on the differential
tuition program. Following the presentations, I
will moderate an open question-and-answer fo-
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final recommendations on how millions of your
dollars will be spent.
Come out Tuesday night, hear what the
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and make your voice heard. Your attendance
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the best equipment, and this program is a step
in that direction.
If you have questions and cannot attend, I
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The university administration and SG are
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Group collecting holiday cards for children in hospital
By JACKIE AZIS
Alligator Contributing Writer
With the holiday season approaching, the
UF chapter of Friends for Life of America
hopes to spread joy to children in hospitals.
Through its annual program, "Hearts for
the Holidays," Friends for Life will make
inspirational cards to send to pediatric can-
cer patients across the country, said Ashley
Ferrara, a volunteer and promoter of the
This week, anyone interested in creating
a card can visit tables set up on Turlington
Plaza from Monday to Friday and on the Reitz
Union Colonnade from Monday to Thursday,
said Ferrara, a UF biology junior.
The tables will be operating from 9:30 a.m.
to 3 p.m, she said.
"It's wonderful to bring some holiday joy
into the lives of these children," Ferrara said.
"I want them to know that they are in our
thoughts, especially during this season."
Hearts for the Holidays began Nov. 19, and
1,000 cards have already been made, she said.
The program has been on campus for five
years, and although the purpose and project
have not changed, it has become more success-
ful with each passing year, Ferrara said.
Last year, more than 7,200 cards were
made, and the goal for the number of cards in-
creases each year, said Robin Manzella, Hearts
for the Holidays' director.
In order to help meet this year's goal,
Friends for Life wanted to get the Gainesville
community involved and raise awareness
"It takes their mind off of what
they are going through for just a
Hearts for the Holidays director
about the program, said Manzella, a senior
health education and behavior major. For the
first time, the group set up tables at Publix
grocery stores, she said.
All of the supplies for making a card are
provided at the tables, including stickers,
stamps and markers, Manzella said.
Friends for Life asks that each card made be
a generic holiday card with no specific holiday
reference so it can go to any child, she said.
Those who make a card also need to avoid
mentioning being in the hospital or telling the
child to get well or feel better, Manzella said.
After the program is over, the cards are sent
to each hospital that requests them. Hospitals
in each of the 50 states have requested cards,
Manzella said Friends for Life loves it
when groups, including fraternities and so-
rorities, get involved with the project.
Special organization kits with all of the
necessary supplies are made for groups on
campus that want to help, she said.
"These children are in the hospital, and
they are always thinking about their illness,"
Manzella said. "It takes their mind off of what
they are going through for just a second."
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THE WIRED LIFE
Online-course registration booms in popularity at UF
By DEBORAH SWERDLOW
Alligator Contributing Writer
As an incoming college freshman, Jonathan
Elrod had no idea what he was getting himself
The 18-year-old UF student registered for
a once-a-week general psychology course
because it was required for his major, applied
physiology and kinesiology, and fit into his
schedule. But the first day of school, he found
out it was an online course.
"1 was kind of taken aback by the way
that it was designed because it was basically,
'Here's the book. Go read it. Come back, and
we'll take an exam and that's that,'" Elrod
said. "There really isn't much actual teaching.
It's everything's on my own."Even though he
was surprised that his course was taught on-
line, Elrod said online classes can be beneficial
to students, and he would consider taking an
online class again.
Elrod's willingness to take online courses
is reflected in the rapid growth rate of online
learning at colleges and universities across the
nation, according to the fifth annual study by
The Sloan Consortium, a collaboration of edu-
cation and research organizations.
The study's findings, which were released
this month, show a nearly 10 percent increase
in the number of students taking online cours-
es during the fall 2006 semester at 2,500 U.S.
colleges and universities.
In total, almost 3.5 million students took at
least one online class that semester, the report
About 42,000 UF students are taking at
least one course this semester with an online
"If the University of Florida wants
to be a Top-10 university, we can't
be a technological laggard."
e-Learning Support Services manager
component,-said Doug Johnson, manager of
e-Learning Support Services.
More than 3,000 sections are offered, he
When he started working at UF in July
2000, UF's online course management system
consisted of 100 courses, and there were only
a few thousand students enrolled in those
courses, Johnson said.
"For better or for worse, the use of that
course management system exploded," he
said. "And I've been hanging onto the tail of
that tiger ever since."
The most popular online courses at UF are
in the business and professional programs
such as medical, dental and pharmacy, he
This semester, Emily Nichols, a UF food
science and human nutrition senior, is taking
an online medical terminology course.
"I'm not crazy about it, but I don't mind it,"
she said. "If I was given a choice, I probably
would've still taken it online, especially with a
heavy course load."
Johnson said he wants to ask students what
they think of UF's online services and what
technologies UF should implement.
"If the University of Florida wants to be a
Top-10 university, we can't be a technological
laggard," he said.
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Author, Hispanic-group leader to debate immigration
By DEVIN CULCLASURE
The debate over immigration
in the United States is coming to
UF on Wednesday.
Jerome Corsi, co-author of the
book "Minutemen: The Battle
to Secure America's Borders,"
will argue the issue with Juan
Andrade, president of the United
States Hispanic Leadership
The debate will take place
-at 8 p.m. in the Reitz Union
Grand Ballroom, stated a news
release from Accent, Student
Government's speakers bureau.
Steven Blank, chairman of
Accent, did not know how much
the two would be paid.
Corsi, who holds a Ph.D. in
political science from Harvard
"These two have never
met, but they're very polar-
ized for their causes. It's
going to be very electric."
University, has criticized
President Bush's scarce enforce-
ment of border-protection laws
and his support for creating a
North American Union, the re-
Meanwhile, Andrade has
worked to increase Hispanic
presence and voter turnout in
He is one of only two Hispanics
to receive the Presidential Medal
for "performance of exemplary
deeds to the nation," the release
Blank said the debate would
be an exciting cap to the fall se-
"These two have never met,
but they're very polarized for
their causes," Blank said.
Accent speeches have been
igniting controversy all semester,
after Andrew Meyer was Tasered
in September and Alberto
Gonzales' speech last week
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At this point, the two un-
identified black males pulled
out handguns and walked back
to where the victim was sitting,
Without further talking or
provocation, one of the sus-
pects shot Arosemena in the
head, Kameg said.
The shooter was about 6
feet tall, in his early 20s and of
medium build, Kameg said.
He had short hair and wore
blue jeans with a black T-shirt
that had gold or green script on
the front, he
ran away, Kameg said.
he used isa
Kameg ing, the two
ran away, Kameg said.
The other suspect was about
6 feet tall with a thin build. He
wore a long, white T-shirt and
blue jeans, he said.
The police have limited
video of the two suspects run-
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Luxury 1/1, 2/2 flats & 3/3 TH
FREE cable HBO/Show & Tanning
Gated Alarms Pet Friendly
Oxford Manor, 377-2777
** ELLIE'S HOUSES **
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
2BR ACROSS FROM UF
Open late and weekends!
*NO MOVE IN FEES*
Luxury 2/2 & 3/3 TH
1 Month Free Rent
Free cable w/HBO & Show & Tanning
Gated*Game Rm*Pet Friendly
Move in today! 367-9910
Your PERFECT Match!
HUGE 1, 2, & 3 BRS!
Located in Butler Plaza
Great Rates! Call Now 373-1111
**3BRS & Roommate Match**
1.9 mi to UF-W/D*Garages
Free Cable w/HBO & Showtime
Free Tanning-Comp. Lab
Pets welcome-Private dog park
Luxury Living 377-2801
NO SECURITY DEPOSIT*
2BR $770, 3BR $979, 4BR $1199
Water Included, 1000-1500 sq ft!
Bivens Cove 376-2507 *w/approved credit
SIZE DOES MATTER!
Giant -Luxury 1,2&3 Beds
Cable PC Lab Tanning Pool
Full W/D! We love pets!
Avail. Now or Jan. 372-8100
Location, Location, Location
2 & 3 bedrooms avail. NOW only $789-$980
Be the BIGGEST on the block!
2Bdrs for FALL $839. We love ALL pets!
Pool, Gym, Park @ UF, Bball, Tennis
GREAT Specials! 352-332-7401
60 sec walk to UF. Short term avail. 1 or 2
rooms $425 & up. Call 352-538-2181 12-
MOVE IN NOW!
HUGE 1/1 FOR Imm.
Walk-in closet Screened porch T
W/D Luxurious amenities
Close to UF and SFCC
352-372-0400 Call for specials 12-5-71-2
Live at a Legend!
The Polos of Gainesville
will give you the best college experience
with Spacious Apartments, Three Pools
with Jacuzzis, HUGE Gym, Billiards Room,
and many more amenities! Minutes from UF,
shopping and Shands. On all major RTS
bus routes. All at a rate that won't break
your bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656
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3 Sublease 8 Electronics 13 Wanted 18 Personals 23 Rides
4 Roommates 9 Bicycles 14 Help Wanted 19 Connections 24 Pets
5 Real Estate 10 For Sale 15 Services 20 Event Notices 25 Lost & Found
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12, ALLIGATOR N MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2007
G[ For Rent
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 $4991
Call now! 352-376-1248
MINUTES FROM UF!!!
313's from only $486 per Bdrm
4/4's from only $452 per Bdrm
FREE Cable w/ HBO/ SHOWTIME
FREE Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 212.5 Townhouses
Convenient Bus Route!
FORGET YOU HAVE ROOMMATES!
Huge 4BR townhomes wlW/D. 1662 sq.ft.
FREE gym membership and FREE cable!
LIVE THE LIFE!
All Inclusive Ind. leases
Big 2/2s 3/3s & 4/4s
Filling fast Lease now
MOVE IN TODAY
1/1 & 3/2 starts @ $739
FREE RENT & NO Mil FEES
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
Reserve Now For January 2007!
Downtown-Studios, 1, 2, & 3's
It is never too early to sign! 338-0002
*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-
WALK TO CLASS
2brs, 1br w/den $669
Move-in Now or Jan!
Call today! 352-378-2221
Whales, Elephants, & Dinosaurs
OK, now that we have you thinking BIG, think
BIG rooms, BIG amenities, and BIG Savings
(until 12-31-07). 5 minutes from UF and
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
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
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
l For Rent
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.
CRICKET CLUB II
Brand new 1, 2, & 3 bdrm
Conveniently located near
and SFCC. For more info. Call:
M-F 9-6, Sat b, Sun 1-5
Walk to UF
Luxury 2/2 condos.
Starting @ $1200
Corner of NW 3rd Place & 14th Street
MODEL NOW OPEN
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
2BR + BONUS ROOM
Great SW 34th location
Only 2 Left! 376-0828 12-5-07-71-2
Awesome Location & Affordablel
Private single-story Villa
1BR $529* 2BR $669 w/water'
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.
1BR apt. w/pvt gated courtyard in small quiet
professional complex. Close to ShandsNA
Single quiet prof/serious Grad student only.
$540/mo, 1 pet < 50 pounds at $25/mo ar-
ranged. 352 377-2150 Please leave a msg.
ONLY 1 MILE to UFI
Across from NEW Starbucks!
2br $699 $869
5BR/2BA Near UF $1295/mo
4BR/4BA Univ. Terr. $1525/mo
2BR/2BA Townhouse $850/mo
30 + Properties Available!
ONE MONTH FREE
HUGE 2br & 3br!!
Its a MUST SEE!
333-1120 Call NOW! 12-5-51-2
NEW Carpet*NEW Breakfast Bar
Large floorplan ONLY $879
ONE MONTH FREE
$59.9/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
U For Rent
NE 10th St. W/D hk-ups. Hardwood, fans,
large backyard, excellent condition, $900/mo
No Dogs 373-3736 1-23-07-30-2
Available in Fall. 1-2-3 bedrooms, Hardwood
floors, fans, porches, downtown. No dogs.
1st-last-security. 373-3736 1-23-07-30-2
Ask about 1 month
1BR/1BA starting at $635
Close to UF & Shands
2411 SW 35th PI
M-F 9-6, Sat. 10-2
Northridge 3BR/2BA for rent immediately
$1325/month Hardwood floors, pool com-
munity & fireplace Call American Dreams
Realty, LLC (352)338-7505 11-26-28-2
Palm Grove 2BR/2BA split plan $1200/month
Located in pool community, undergoing reno-
vations! Call American Dreams Realty, LLC
(352) 338-7505 11-28-28-2
Luxury on Sale
2br/2.5ba steps from UF
W/D, dishwasher, alarm
Call today! 372-7111
Christian Female wanted to share 2BR/
2.5BA Condo 19th Ave Alarm INet incld Bus
in wlk dist $415/mo $500dep. 407-256-5218
$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 ok call 561-
662-7026 or 352-335-0440 11-27-20-2
Brand new townhouse in Hailey Forest
- 3BR/2.5BA, cent heat/air, screened back
porch, well equipped kitchen, washer &
dryer; close to Archer road shops, UF, AGH,
& Shands. $1300/mo $1400 sec. deposit.
Ready for move-in. Edbaurmanagement.com
1731 NW 6th St. 375-7104 12-5-25-2
First Month Free!
3bd/1ba Walk to Law School
1 bd/1 ba Walk to Law School
2bd/1ba Walk to UF
Union Properties, Inc.
Malibu Cove Apts.
Walk to UF!
Spacious Loft 1bd/lba
Reduced to $625/mo!
Union Properties, Inc.
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
Available January 1. Walk
to UF. new complex 1BR $999
2BR 2.5 BA washer/Dryer
$1400 pets allowed
Gore-Rabell Realty 378-1387
HAlLEY 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
Newly Renovated 2BR/1BA
Archer Wood Apts $699/mo
3020 SWArcher 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
U unfurnished ) unfurnished
2BR APT IN HISTORIC HOUSE
Walk to class @ UF. W/D incl. Big fenced
yard. $750/mo. billconradconstruction@yah
oo.com 472-9273 11-26-10-2
1 BR's from $450. 2 BR's from $550 near
SFCC. low move-ins call for specials pets ok
3 bed 2 bath $12000/mo
1116 SW 2nd Ave. Walk to campus/ No Dogs
Available Now Call 352-337-9600. 11-27-
Want a washer and dryer FREE!
2BR ready now with w/d Great Specials!
Just $744 and get $50 off per month!!!
Newly remodeled 2B/2B @ Oakbrook Walk
Walk to Shands!
Washer/dryer, free intemet/cable
Contact Tony (786)229-5209 12-5-15-2
TWN HS APTAVAIL IN JAN
Walk to UF. 2BR/2.5BA $1000. Cent A/C,
W/D, DW. Sec Dep, yr lease. Contact 352-
870-7256 or email email@example.com
2BR/2BA MARCHWOOD TOWNHOUSE
$700 + Util. Bus Rte.20/21 to UF 4404 SW
20 Ln contact Phillip (407)-701-7698 Porch
and small complex pool 11-28-10-2
Spacious downtown apt. Close to everything
2/2. Corner unit. Available end of December.
Lease renewable at the end of July. $950/mo.
4BR HOUSE. Large shady yard. No pets.
Available Jan 1, 2008. $950/mo. 352-378-
9220 or 352-213-3901 12-5-07-14-2
* 1Br/1Ba Renovated Condo, short walk to
Shandes and UF, w/d in unit, water/sewer
included, small pets welcome 352-494-1984
master bed/bath for rent in cobblestone. mins
from UF. move in mid-dec. $598+utilities.
email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
APARTMENT SUBLEASE FOR SPRING
SEMESTER! 1 bdrm in a 2bdrm/1.5 bath for
$365 a month with a great roommate at Sun
BayApartments. 5 minute bus ride with 2 bus
routes to campus! Please contact Amanda
for details at: email@example.com 11-30-10-2
BEAUTIFULAND LUXURIOUS .
Ceramic tile, maple cabinets, TV in Kitchen
Huge Scr. Porches, W/D, Walk-in Closets
Only 1.5 miles to UF
2/2's & 3/3's Starting at $500/per person
Hidden Lake 374-FUNN 12-5-13-2
SPACIOUS 4BR/3BA HOUSE. Available
now! Conveniently located off of SW 34th
St. Fenced 1 acre yard. Lawn care included.
RTS route #12. 3232 SW42 Pl. $1695/mon.
Call 538-3738 or www.bellaproperties.net.
Beautiful 2BR Condo, adjacent to Campus,
walk to Shands and Vet school. $1000/MO,
top story, vaulted cenings, pool, fitness cen-
ter, Call 352-262-2871 12-5-07-12-2
CONDO 2/2 Eat-in kitchen w/bar, W/D,
screened in porch. Archer & 34th. Close to
UF & shopping. $750/mo. Call 352-317-5060
HAILE VILLAGE CENTER
CONDOS FOR RENT
2/2's & 3/3's from $1195/month
Very limited availability.
Call 352-376-6737 for more information
MILL RUN CONDO
Nice place. Close to campus. 2BR/1.5BA ap-
proxx 1000 sq ft. W/D hk-up. Below market
rent $675/mo. Call 352-379-0619 12-5-12-2
Studio. Prairiewood Condos. 2490 SW 14th
Drive.(behind Gainesville Sun) 1.5 mi from
UF $575, $1000 security. Utils included. 386-
Fresh paint, new kit counters, new carpet.
Ten min from Oaks Mall and Butler Plaza.
SW location off 20th Ave. Central heat/AC,
energy saving thermopane windows. Semi
enclosed back yard with new picnic table.
$565 plus sec. Call Karl Kristoff 332-5030
4BR House Avail
9 Blocks from Campus
$450 $500 a room. Call Eric 682-7424
$425-$650. No app or pet fee. 2BR, privacy
fence & fireplace. SW. Short lease some
units. 352-331-2099 12-5-07-10-2
Cozy & Remodeled 2br/lbath & 2br/2bath
Apts for rent on Archer Road. Within -6 miles
of UF, Butler Plaza and the Oaks Mall. For
more info please call (352) 262-2828. 11-
Homestead Apts. 1 brdrm 1 ba. clean close
to UF $545.00 plus util. avail. Dec 1. Call
772-692-9007 or email -
Two-Story Vintage Home-Cute & Clean!!
Totally renovated 3bd/3ba in quiet NW area
near UF. Wood floors, high ceilings, modern
amenities, must see!! 1650/mo. 928 NW 11th
Ave. (352) 338-7670 or www.cozygator.com
Apartments Sublet & Roommates
GUARANTEED SEAT ON BUS
1BR w/pvt BA fully fum. Full security.
Female only. Dec paid for. Avail after 12/16
util Aug '08. Call 772-260-1471 or email
1BR/1BA $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-
2 BLOCKS TO UF/SHANDS 1BR in 4BR/
1.5BA only $425/mo furnished w/free utilities,
cable & Ethemet, night security, avail, now-
06/08 Tom: 727-641-2638 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 renew! Relet fee $250; neg.
407.697.8098; email@example.com. 11-
ARLINGTON SQUARE: One bedroom/
bathroom available 1/5/2008 in a 2b/2ba
LUXURY apartment. Located one mile from
UF in Downtown Gainesville. CLEAN. RENT:
$600/mo, plus split GRU/COX utilities. $150
refundable security deposit. Cats OK. 239-
Spring 08 thru Summer 08 sublease
1 bedroom/1 bath! SUPER close to UF!
Immaculate and spacious! Price negotiable.
Please call 352-978-5187 11-26-07-5-3
The Courtyards. 1 BR in 5/2 Fmshd Apt. 1
.Block to UF, Pool, Rsrvd Prkng Space, Prvt
Wireless Int., Avail. Spring 08. $425/mo
incl. utils. Last mnth's rent prepaid! email:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 5612628474 12-5-13-3
Studio Apt @ College Manor. Exactly on
13th St. $600/mo incl utils. No cap on utils.
Upgraded Apt. Has wood floor. On 1st floor.
Very quiet. 407-569-6998 11-30-10-3
1 BR/1 BA in 3/3 Townhouse
Greenwich Green Apartments
$396/month + Utilities
Spring Semester w/Summer Option
Call 850-582-6472 or email email@example.com
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2007E ALLIGATOR, 13
S aSubleases 'l: Roormates' .j
1 BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA- Museum Walk Apts.
Private porch, walk-in closet, furnished,
wireless. $550/mo + cable/electric. Pool,
gym, tanning, 3/4 mi to SW rec. Avail
Jan to Aug. Call Kathleen 772-713-5103,
November Free! 1/1 in Sun Bay now thru
7/08. Quiet, close to campus. $560/mo For
details: firstname.lastname@example.org or 352-213-
@ 1813 NW 2ND AVE-NEXT TO MIDTOWN
AND CAMPUS; GOOD SIZE APT;$550/mo;l
WILL PAY ANY TRANSFER FEE AND
DEPOSIT;call JB@ 813-966-3699 12-5-
1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA. $600/mo everything
included. Furn. MUST BE MALE SMOKER.
Call 786-837-4665 12-5-12-3
WALK TO UF CAMPUS
1br in 3br/2ba house.
Sublease: Mid Dec. 2007 OR Jan. 2007
THRU July 31st 2008. 2 F Grad stds.
$500/mo + 1/3 until & cbl.
1/1 in 3/3 Stoneridge Apt. $370/mo. Avail
Dec 17 -August. Close to Butler Plaza, 3 bus
routes. Furnished, W/D in apt, pool, gym. Call
or e-mail at 941-350-1517, email@example.com
Huge 1/1 Apt in the Polos, W/D included.
Great amenities! Lease is from Jan.-
Aug. Can move in Dec.14 for free! Rent
$780(OBO) call Magen 727-215-8912 11-
2 rooms for subleasing in a 4 bedroom/4
bath apartment. Quiet and friendly roomates.
Lease from January 08 toAugust 08. Contact:
Katie at 352-697-2056 Rent is 479.00 for one
and 424.00 for other. 11-28-5-3
1br lba $799/mo + util. Avail Dec thru July
many amenities. Dec Free, July Free. Pets
ok. Call Robyn @ 941-374-0064 or email
RCainPhoto@gmail.com for more info. 11-
1BR/1BA in a 2BR/2BA apartment. Rent is
$524/mo include utilities, cable, internet, fully
furnished. From 12/12/07 8/10/08. Call me
at 772-214-4113 or firstname.lastname@example.org
close to campus
ContactHilary 210-412-6216 11-29-07-5-3
THE ESTATES SUBLEASE,1 Bedroom/
Bath,in 4 Br/4 Ba.FIRST FLOOR-GREAT
LOCATION!Fully furnished,utility package,
Jan 2008-Aug 2008. $525. FIRST MONTH
FREE! 832-545-9400 11-30-07-5-3
FEM. ROOMMATE NEEDED FOR SPR or
SPR & SUM in Tivoli $355+Util 4BR/4BA,
fully furn, washer/dryer, 24hr gym, great bus
route, close to campus Call Meredith ASAP:
b- &- .I t~ .
S. 0 -
Large room w/pvt BA in a 3BR/3BA sublet
until Aug in Windsor Park apt. $515/mo incl
all. Call 352-870-1102 or 352-281-2005 12-
1BR/1BA some furn. Bus stop (15 min to
Reitz union), pools, Laundrys,good neight-
bours. Free on 20-30dec,$529/mo from jua-
nary. email@example.com, telf. 3528700947
THE LAURELS Spacious 2BR/2BA apt.
from Jan. 08 toAug. 08. Pets welcome. W/D in
unit. Private front/back patios. On RTS route.
Pool, exercise room, free tanning. Price ne-
gotiable! E-mail GatorLinds@yahoo.com or
call (352) 219-4521. 11-30-07-5-3
* Roommates .
Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Hidden Lake 374-3866
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
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
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
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 941-391-391-0416.
FEMALE ROOMMATE NEEDED
Non-smoker, student. 2BR/2.5BAtownhouse.
All utils, cable & internet, W/D incl. 2 mi from
UF. $500/mo 904-703-7262 12-5-07-15-4
1/1 for rent in 2/2.5 condo. 650/mo +
utils. large room w/ private bath & huge
walk-in-closet, flex rent terms. go to
www.allisonables.com for photos & details.
Female roommate, own bed/bath, furnished,
Windsor Park, close to UF on bus stop, pool,
hot tub, tennis, gym, $495, 1/3 utilities; avail
December 15. Katie 407-361-1154. 12-5-
female roommate needed. Live in a beautiful
new house w/ a sec. alarm, bus stop, fast
internet, cable, quiet area, pool. Available
Dec. 31., $500/mo cable, internet, alarm in-
cluded. Joyce 352-395-7462; 941-724-0961.
1BD/1BA avail NOW in 2bd/2.5ba condo.
Everything incl. (except BR furnishings).
Cable, internet, 4 bus routes, near campus.
$515 + 1/2 utils. Must see, great condition.
Call Chris (561)445-9034. 1-29-07-30-4
NS Female to share 2/2 condo in Treehouse
Village on bus line. 2 pools and fitness center.
Newly remodeled and furnished (except bed-
room). WD. Available now. $430 per month +
1/2 util. Prefer short term rental. 321-266-
7069 or 321-213-5059. 11-27-07-7-4
non smoking male to share a nice, unfur-
nished 2/1 close to campus at Summit House
on SE 16th Ave, $400/month + half utilities.
Available Jan. through July. Call 843-0220 to
Room for rent in beautiful large home in
Hammock Ridge, not on Bus route $425/
month all inclusive, Call 352-495-5920 12-
1BR/1BR AVAILABLE JAN in 4BR/4BA
at Countryside. Females only. $475/mo.
includes everything. Call 727-510-9346
Female roommate needed in condo 1 mile
from UF. $450/mo includes cable, interest,
utilities, pool + more, beautifully renovated
and on bus route. 262-2871 12-5-07-12-4
Roommate Needed. $275 a Month + Util.
$300 Dpst. Bike ride from UF, on bus route.
Easy-going, M/F, pets allowed, smokers wel-
come. Call 352 246 7332 11-28-7-4
Roommates wanted! 2 rooms available in
3BR/2BA condo in marchwood. Rent is $410
+ utilities, live with male UF student. Call 352-
Room for rent in house, walking distance
from UF. Must love pets. $500/mo + 1/3 utils.
Furn or unfum. Furst, last & sec. Cable/dvr,
wireless internet. Avail now. Looking for seri-
uos student. House fully furn. 941-302-1637
526 NW 19th AVE
1 BR in 3BR House
Great for Santa Fe & UF Students. $395/mo.
Call Eric 682-7424 12-5-12-4
2BR/2BA both avail in a 2BR/2BA apt for
responsible & mature individuals. $415
each + utils. Available Dec 1st or sooner.
Located at Brandywine on Archer Rd. Email
firstname.lastname@example.org or 305-332-6566 12-5-
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 / email@example.com.
3 rooms avail. 01/08. Big 4bd/1ba house
six blocks from campus. w/d/int/cable.
Mature tenants only. no pets but pet friendly.
$300mth + util. Contact Bob @ 352-213-
Female roommate wanted to share furnished
2BR/2.5BA. $450/mo + 1/2 utils. Includes
cable, parking, W/D, wireless internet. Please
call Delia 352-359-2243 12-5-07-9-4
Female grad student wanted to share spa-
cious 3/2 house. Convenient to UF, Shands
& vet school, very quiet neighborhood, large
privacy fenced yard. Clean/friendly pets may
be considered sorry no cats. 352-359-3165
Excellent condition 1BR/BA avail in a 3BR/
3BA condo in Rockwood Villa, WD, great
pool, volleyball courts. On Bus Rte. $475/mo
+ 1/3 utils. Must see. Avail now. Call Mike
Roomate 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. 12-5-07-9-4
FEMALE ROOMMATE WANTED
For nice 3 Bedroom home in Haile Plantation
$550/month includes all utilities
Call 352-572-4274 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information. 11-30-07-5-4
Seeking female roommate for charming 2/1
bedroom house for Spring semester. Quiet
place to study. Great location 10 minute drive
to campus Williston 175, adjacent to 13th and
34th. Rent $375 + 1/2 util. Call Simona if in-
terested 321-987-7958. 11-30-5-4
Roommate needed to share 2/2 Greenwich
Green apartment with 1 male student. Quiet.
Responsible. Dog lover. $500 includes utili-
ties. Avail now. Call Zack 904-535-2472 or
Female students) to join female for own BR
in attractive 3BR house near NW 8th Ave,
3mi. from UF on bus rte. #43, tile/hdwd $300/
mo smaller BR & $350/mo master BR, + 1/3
GRU & HSInternet-digital cable, 332-3852
1 college student needed to fill a room in
house off of NW 16th and 34th. $595/mo
incl all utils. 2 story, 2500 sq It, fenced yard.
Immediate occupancy. Call Michael 904-502-
7733 or Michelle 904-707-5225 12-5-8-4
Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of pos-
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Pre-construction, New, & Existing Condos,
Townhomes, & Houses For Sale Near UF at
Affordable Prices. Search here or receive an
Email list: www.mattpricerealtor.com or Call
352-281-3551, Matt Price, Campus Realty.
New Condos 3 blocks from UF!
Walk to UF. 1,2,3,4 Bedrooms For Sale.
For details on ALL condos Call Eric, Campus
Realty at 352-219-2879 12-5-98-5-5
Walk to UF and stadium from luxurious
Jackson Square Condominiums.
Built to last a lifetime Priced from mid-$250s
M. M. PARRISH
Contact Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish
Realtors at 1.800.755.0086 or visit the all
new mmparrish.com for more information
on our many condominium communities.
There's something for'every lifestyle!. 12-
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 & 352-316-565*
I BUY PROPERTY
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure
Anytime, anywhere. Quick closing.
Let me buy your problem. 352-278-9347
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 it, 1 1/2 miles to Shands.
3600 SW 23rd St. $84,900. 352-372-0507
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
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
BUY This CUTE Condo!
2Br/2Ba unit@Woodside Villas
New kit appl, pool, open yard
Great 4 sm. family/ stud. $115K
Contact Alexa 860-434-3441 11-26-07-13-5
2/2 w/garage; designer-remodeled
new appliances. 1928 SW 73 St. $1-52,900.
Call (352) 331-1617. 1-14-07-15-5
4Bed/4Bath condo for sale by owner. UTW
SW20th Ave. Newly remodeled buildings.w/d
2 bus routes,close to campus,store,mall,175
.$174K Call Maggie 561-445-2314,.11-30-
14, ALLIGATOR N MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2007
01 Furnishings ) UI Computers
BED QUEEN $110 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 12-5-71-6
BED FULL SIZE $85 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $375
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-372-7490
BED KING $170 PILLOWTOP
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in
plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588 Can
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
-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
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-
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- 5a -61
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.
BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-5-71-6
FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 12-5-71-6
Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 12-5-71-6
Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $90 317-4031
Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 12-5-71-6
BEDS FUTONS FURNITURE
Quality furniture at reasonable prices.
Morrells Furniture Outlet,
625 West University Ave. 352-378-3400
Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfurniture.com
Love seat. Really nice $40. Dining room
table $40 Full size bed $50. Queen size
bed $60. Dresser $45. Window A/C
60004'TU $60 Sofa $80. Call 335-5326
CASH PAID For Laptops
Power Supplies & Drives.
Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 12-5-71-7
C 0 P UTER 9
Computer Help Fast Gatorland Computers
House/Dorm Fast response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount
w/ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 338-8041.
COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists -
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
5 | Electronics
*** GATORS CAR ALARMS $99.95000
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Gainesville's Oldest Car Stereo Store.
WAREHOUSE PRICES AUDIO OUTLET
8 1 Bicycles
In the market for a new set of wheels or just
looking to add a second to that collection?
Want personalized handlebars or a fitted
seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds
NEW &.USED BIKES FOR SALE
WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
Best Prices in Town *
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
a l For Sale 3
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 12-5-71-10
UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENTAUCTIONS
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and
more. All individuals interested in bidding go
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
BOOKS BY BOB BRACKIN
visit my website www.bobbrackin.com
il Motorcycles, Mopeds)
** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
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
*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Motor Scooter Sales and Service!
New convenient location now open!
118 NW 14thAve, Ste D, 336-1271
Q [ Motorcycles, Mopeds] I
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
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service
rates! Will service any make/model. Close
to campus! $19.99 oil changes! 336-1271
CLOSE TO CAMPUS
534 SW 4th Ave.
Scooters, E-bikes, Offroad, & Accessories!!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
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)
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
150cc SCOOTER 2006
blue low miles 375 60-65mph- 80mpg digi-
tal clock Warranty kick start electric start -
free scooter cover call for info 904-838-8412
2003 YZF R6 Midnight Blue
12.5k miles. Never laid down. $4400 Obo.
2002 Kawasaki Ninja 250cc. Good cond,
aftermarket exhaust; PERFECT around
town bike at 65 MPG and performance that
blows any scooter away! Must see! $1550.
Call Rachel at 407-690-8645 (cell). 12-3-
FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
OOver 10 yr svc to UF students
OCall Don @ 215-7987 12-5-71-12
CARS -CARS Buy*SelleTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY!
*** FREE FREE FREE* FREEOOO
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
CALL DON 215-7987 12-5-71-12
CARS FROM $29/MO!
Hondas Chevys Jeeps and more!
$0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr.
For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK?
On site available. Call Steve 352-226-1973
*FAST CASH PAID*
For any car, truck, or SUV Running or not.
'94 and up. Call Segovia 352-284-8619 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
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
RELIABLE 2000 DODGE INTREPID 4
SALE.GOLD. 83K MILES. GOOD A/T AND
2.7L ENGINE. GR8 ON GAS! CALL K.D.
@ 954-740-3018. PRICE IS $3800 O.B.O.
PRICED WAY BELOW B.B.VALUE! 11-
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 $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 12-
UF GRAD PAYS MORE
for gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds,
guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you
sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 12-5-
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
Internet Socializers Needed. Cash paid for
socializing on the internet. 1st 100 people
guaranteed acceptance. Free sign up at:
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This newspaper assumes no responsibil-
ity for injury or loss arising from contacts
made through advertising. We suggest that
any reader who responds to advertising use
caution and investigate the sincerity of the
advertiser before giving out personal infor-
mation or arranging meetings
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2007 1 ALLIGATOR, 15
M | Help Wanted
Sthe independent florida
RETAIL ADVERTISING MANAGER
We are looking for a motivated, energetic
and sales driven individual to train a stu-
dent sales staff in outside advertising
sales. Emphasis on building new business
relationships and increasing existing client
base. Newspaper ad sales background an
advantage. Marketing experience a plus.
The job is 100% sales. Modest salary, good
benefits and excellent working environment.
With resume, send cover letter that must
include salary requirements for you to be
condisered for an interview. Send to: General
Manager, The Independent Florida Alligator,
POB 14257, Gainesville, FL. 32604 Or email
email@example.com. No phone calls. EOE.
I the independent florida
What's black and white and
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The Independent Florida Alligator
And you can be part of the sales team of
the largest college newspaper in the
country by applying to become an
(this is a non-paid spring position
requiring 10-15 hours per week
possibly leading to a paid sales position)
If you are a UF or
SFCC student available
to work both spring AND summer and are
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stop by the Alligator. 1105 W. University
Avenue, to fill out an application and
class schedule by Nov 16th. We will contact
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MOST WANTED I
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AD GRAPHIC DESIGNER
The Alligator Ad Graphics Production
Department is accepting student applica-
tions for the position of Ad Graphic Designer.
Experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop,
Illustrator, and.Acrobat is preferred, but not
required. Friendly work environment, flex-
ible schedule, with hours between 9 a.m.
and 5 p.m. M-F. A one-year commitment is
expected. Fill out application at the front desk
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tween 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. M-F. Please include
references and availability on application.
Previous applicants are welcome to reapply
with current schedule. EOE
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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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Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
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For gently used clothing/accessories & fur-
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Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St.
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No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 12-5-71-14
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, Training Provided
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
$12 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.67- $7.40/Hour INSIDERS
$8.35-$9.40/hr MANAGERS in training
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com/jobs
Or at any of the 6 locations. 12-5-71-14
Gator Domino's is growing again. We are
looking for career oriented team mem-
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future GMs. $8.35-$9.40/hr for Managers
in training. GMs $40k+. Send resumes to
Freddje@gatordominos.com. Learn more at
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.
Paid survey takers-needed in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on surveys.
Leasing Specialist, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
220 N. Main; 352-375-2152 X301 x301
DELIVERY DRIVERS up to $12/hr.
KITCHEN HELP $7.00-$7.25/hr.
CALIFORNIA CHICKEN GRILL 378-2442
Imagine Learning Center 371-5450 Taking
applications from reliable, creative individu-
als who enjoy working with children 8-25-
Customer service a must!
UF Survey Research Center
$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
Mi Help Wanted
*W Help Wanted I
For adult entertainment company. Make
$1000+/wk. Flex sched 378-3312 12-5-
HARRY'S SEAFOOD BAR & GRILL
Looking for Experienced
WAITSTAFF & LINE COOKS
Please apply at 110 SE 1st Street
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.
Bring this Ad and Earn an
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DCI Biologicals 150 NW6th St.
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-
PARK PLACE CAR WASH
Now Hiring FT & PT positions available.
Great environment, flexible hours. Apply in
person 7404 NW4th Blvd-Across from Home
Phone Survey Interviewers Wanted.
Start work today! No sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedules! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call NOW!
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
' Opportunities in TV and Film production.
All looks needed, no experience required
for casting calls. Call 877-218-6224 12-5-
Earn up to $70 per day. Undercover
Shoppers needed to judge retail & dining
establishments. Exp not required. 800-722-
P/T, F/T, flex hrs. Good pay, tips
advancement. Apply 505 NW 53rd Ave B/T
Maiin NW 13 St. Bring friend to work with.
Part-time & full-time sales positions in local
management co. Fax resume, cover letter
& avail schedule to 352-376-6269 or email
12- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 12-5-16-14
Afternoon NANNIES NEEDED
ASAP start at 12pm, lpm, 2 pm
5 days/wk thru Spring; good $$$
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume,pix,
schedule to email@example.com
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FT Senior Sales Rep Sales opportunity to
take over high grossing sales volume ac-
counts, at a well-established and profitable
company, while building upon your own ac-
counts. Must Have At Least 1 Years Sales
FT Customer Service Rep Responsible for
placing orders and handling walk-in clients.
Send Resumes: firstname.lastname@example.org
Leaders Wanted. Afraid to make money? I'll
scare you to death! CALL NOW!
Students, why wait to graduate? Earn while
you learn! Make excuses or MONEY, not
both! 866-251-6069 11-30-07-20-14
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
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
An awesome summer job. If you're looking
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Long hair models sought for expose on
the allure of natural long hair. Models waist
length and longer, no cutting, & no exp. ness.
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If You're Not Earning
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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 Moes.
Dish expo, wok, sushi and servers. Flexible
Mortgage lender has immediate openings
for college students for telephone sales posi-
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FT Leasing Agent/Property Manager needed
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FT/PT positions avail.
Nts & wkends a plus.
NERO'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT
Now hiring exp servers & counter. Please ap-
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2007
Tebow plays second half despite fractured hand
By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Staff Writer
UF quarterback Tim Tebow
played the majority of the sec-
ond half of Saturday's 45-12 vic-
tory against Florida State with a
fractured right hand, University
Athletic Association sports in-
formation director Steve McClain
X-rays after the game showed
Tebow suffered a non-displaced
fracture to his non-throwing
hand, which occurred during
his 5-yard rushing touchdown
with 12:14 remaining in the third
"The trainers looked at him
and did some tests on the side-
lines to determine if it was bro-
ken," McClain said. "Based on
his response, he could still go.
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,UF quarterback Tim Tebow rushes for his second touchdown during the third quarter of the Gators' 45-
12 victory against Florida State on Saturday. Tebow fractured his right hand during the play.
People who know Tim, I'm sure
he was in more pain than he led
them to believe."
Non-displaced fractures gen-
erally do not require extensive
treatment to repair. The sopho-
more will wear a cast for two to
three weeks, but he should be
back in time for the bowl game,
This is not the first time Tebow
has played a game with a broken
In his first year at Nease High,
Tebow broke his right leg late in
the first quarter with his team
trailing 17-0 against St. Augustine
Pedro Menendez High. He
played the rest of the game and
ran for a tying touchdown in the
fourth quarter before Nease lost
on a last-second field goal.
BOWL POSSIBILITIES: With its win
against the Seminoles, UF moved
from No. 12 to No. 10 in the BCS
rankings released Sunday.
Despite the climb, the Gators
will likely miss out on a BCS
bowl game and instead play in
either the Capital One Bowl in
Orlando or Outback Bowl in
Tampa on Jan. 1.
Since Georgia won its game
against Georgia Tech this week-
end, the Bulldogs moved up
from seventh to fourth in the BCS
Assuming Georgia does not
get passed in the standings and
remains in the top four, the
Bulldogs will receive an at-large
Tennessee and LSU will play
in the Southeastern Conference
Championship this Saturday, and
the winner of that game will auto-
matically receive the conference's
other bid to a BCS bowl.
RICKERSON IMPRESSES: With
freshman cornerback Joe Haden
(high right ankle sprain) out of
the lineup this week, Jacques
he had a second
chance to impress
UF's coaching staff.
Football Rickerson started
earlier this year
against Kentucky but was burned
several times by the Wildcats' re-
The redshirt freshman wasn't
about to let the same hap-
pen again Saturday night.
Rickerson nearly intercepted
a pass to Greg Carr toward
the end of the first quarter,
but the FSU wide receiver was
able to get a hand on the ball.
Then, in the beginning of the
third quarter, Rickerson broke up
another pass intended for FSU's
De'Cody Fagg near the goal line.
"We always have a joke, don't
go to sleep on a certain player,"
co-defensive coordinator Charlie
Strong said. "Don't go to sleep
on Jacques because we knew he
would come at some point. He
Gators' title hopes end with loss to USC in Round of 16
By KARL HYPPOLITE
The Gators stood on the field in disbe-
As they slowly walked to the sideline,
their pained expressions screamed "Not
For the second year in a row, the UF
soccer team traveled to Los Angeles for the
NCAA Round of 16 and left choking back
Southern California knocked off the third-
seeded Gators (17-5-3, 9-2 Southeastern
Conference) 1-0 and advanced to the Elite
Eight for the first time in program history.
The parallels to last year are staggering.
Last season, UF lost to UCLA in the Round
of 16 after knocking off Marquette 4-3 in
This year, the Gators needed the same
Tampa Bay 19
dosage of skill and luck to escape feisty
Central Florida and advance to face USC.
All season, UF talked about avenging its
season-ending 3-2 loss to UCLA and about
finishing this season with a national title.
But with an opportunity to escape last
season's demons in the same city that left
them broken, the Gators fell short once
There is one difference, though.
This time the team has no one else to
blame. There will be no arguments that bad
calls greatly influenced the outcome. This
time, UF admitted it wasn't the best team
on the field.
"I think we gave really good effort, but
we didn't play our best," Gators coach Becky
Burleigh said. "I think we could have been a
bit more patient and made the best of a few
more of our opportunities. You're never up-
set at your team losing if they played hard.
* UF volleyball player Marcie Hampton ruptured
her Achilles tendon during Saturday's loss to
Long Beach State. To read more about Hamp-
ton, the women's volleyball team and the wom-
en's basketball team, visit alligatorSports.org.
And we went out there and played hard."
The Trojans' lone score came off a free
kick early in the second half against redshirt
freshman goalkeeper Katie Fraine. USC
midfielder Ashley Nick sent a ball into the
box and defender. Kasey
Johnson scored untouched
on a header.
SThe Trojans' defense
stymied UF's attack. The
Gators appeared to be
on their heels the entire
game and were outshot
Burleigh for just the third time all
"They have a pretty tricky formation that
helped them defend against us, because they
would sit in between our lines on offense,"
defender Shelley Lyle said. "That definitely
became a factor.
"It was just one of those games that just
UNFL: Miami at Pittsburgh
ESPN, 8:30 p.m.
ENCAA Men's Basketball: Louisville at
VS., 5 p.m.
wasn't really going our way. We just fought
and fought, but couldn't put it in the back of
the net, so it was frustrating."
Despite not reaching her team's final
goal, Burleigh still views the season as a suc-
cess. The Gators won the SEC Tournament
title for the first time since 2004 and featured
four players on the All-SEC teams.
"Overall when we look at it we'll see it as
a success," Burleigh said. "But right now it
doesn't feel like it. We won our conference
and that's a positive."
With eight seniors departing, the Gators
will be scrambling to replace several key
pieces next season.
Burleigh isn't concerned with that right
"We just lost," she said. "I'm not worried
about next season. You can ask me about
that in August."
An online broadcast contributed to this report.
South Carolina 3-5
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 19
UF's home streak ends
* THE GATORS LOST TO FLORIDA
STATE ON FRIDAY NIGHT.
By DANNY KLEIN
Alligator Staff Writer
After trailing for a grand total of 7:48
in its first five games, the UF men's bas-
ketball team led Florida State 7-6 at the 15:
43 mark and never led again.
The 11,995 fans in a packed and rau-
cous O'Connell Center would have to
wait almost six minutes before UF would
score again, and they watched as the
Seminoles dominated from then on out,
handing UF a 65-51 loss.
With the loss, the Gators' record home-
winning streak of 24 games and overall
streak of 15 ended.
"I thought we got outworked down
low, our guards got blown by it was
an all-out bad game for us," said forward
Chandler Parsons, who was 3 of 11 from
The Gators would suffer through a
21-2 run in the first half, and were down
by as much as 19, trailing 29-10 with 6:19
to go. The hole would prove too deep for
the Gators, who had several runs quelled
by their sloppy play and FSU's clutch
With the lead cut to 11 early in the
second half, junior Walter Hodge was
called for a technical foul that led to 4
unanswered points for the Seminoles
and established a double-digit lead that
would never fade.
"We got possession of the ball down
11, then we got possession of the ball
down 15," UF coach Billy Donovan said.
"Give Florida State credit. ... An older
team saw maybe a little internal frustra-
tion with our team and a lack of maturity
coming through a little bit."
The young Gators, who were hitting
almost 54 percent from the field in their
first five games, shot a dismal 39 percent
Friday night, including a 4-of-23 perfor-
mance from beyond the 3-point line.
"We couldn't make shots, and we
had pretty decent looks," Donovan said.
"That's something we've tried to talk to
these guys a long time about is when you
don't shoot the ball well, you've still got
to give yourself a chance to win. ... Our
lack of offense affected our energy on
defense, and we didn't have the mental
toughness to battle through our woeful
A slew of Gators who were off to
fast starts this season stalled in Friday's
Jai Lucas and Dan Werner combined
to go 2 of 11 from the field. Guard Nick
Calathes added just 7
points, and Parsons hit
only one of his seven
Men's 3-point attempts.
Basketball leads the team in min-
utes played was on
the court for just 10 minutes in the first
half, something Donovan attributed to
his poor shot selection and too-aggres-
"There's no question I sat him inten-
tionally," Donovan said. "I would have
sat him the whole half if I could have."
Center Marreese Speights didn't score
until a little more than one minute before
the half. Speights, who was averaging
16.6 points per game, finished with a
measly 4 points on four shots.
"He's got to figure out that you can't
play finesse all the time," Donovan said.
"I think Marreese has great offensive
skills, but sometimes you're going to have
to go in there physically and compete."
Hodge and Adam Allen were the
standouts for the Gators. Hodge tallied 11
points while Allen, whose father Randy
Allen played for FSU, scored 8 points on
3-of-6 shooting and played well despite
the extra pressure.
"I was really proud of Adam Allen to-
night," Donovan said. "With all the circus
surrounding him, for a young kid, he kept
his composure, kept his focus and did a
great job for us."
Stats make case for Tebow
UF coach Urban Meyer was asked
to put quarterback Tim Tebow's
season statistics into perspective
following Saturday's win against Florida
While Meyer admitted Tebow's num-
bers were outstanding, he never really
answered the question.
Tebow has accounted for 3,970 yards
of total offense this season. That's
more than 12 entire teams, including
Miami, Notre Dame and a bowl-eligible
Mississippi State squad.
Tebow's 22 rushing touchdowns place
him third in the nation, behind only run-
ning backs Kevin Smith of UCF and Matt
Forte from Tulane.
The 22 rushing touchdowns are also
the most by any player in the history of
the Southeastern Conference and are tied
for the most by a quarterback in NCAA
history. Air Force's Chance Harridge ran
for 22 scores in 2002, but he was a glori-
fied running back in an option offense
that rarely threw the ball.
Tebow's 51 total touchdowns lead
the nation, and only seven players have
passed for more touchdowns.
He is second in the nation in passing
efficiency with a rating of 177.85, while
earning a reputation as the top running
quarterback in the game.
The sophomore has rushed for more
touchdowns than option quarterback Eric
Crouch did when he won the Heisman at
Nebraska in 2001. His numbers are also
more impressive than those of former UF
quarterbacks Rex Grossman, the runner-
up in 2001, and Danny Wuerffel, who
won the Heisman in 1996.
Tebow has rushed for more touch-
downs than USC tailback Reggie Bush
and thrown for more touchdowns than
USC's Matt Leinart did in 2005 when they
contended for the award, which Bush
won. Not only do Tebow's stats surpass
those of former winners, but they blow
those of the other Heisman contenders
out of the water.
Chase Daniel has
,. accounted for 15
than Tebow, and
Bryan Jones his passer rating
Bryan Out Loud is more than 20
email@example.com points lower.
ning back Darref
McFadden has rushed for seven fewer
touchdowns than Tebow. And against
their seven common opponents, Tebow
accounted for 30 touchdowns, while
McFadden totaled six.
While West Virginia quarterback Pat
White has only played one fewer game
than Tebow, he'll need 1,328 total yards
and 25 touchdowns against Pittsburgh
next week to equal Tebow's numbers.
Let me put it this way. If you owned
Tebow in a fantasy college football
league, there's a good chance you'd go
undefeated. (Unless, of course, you also
owned the Gators' defense).
And Tebow did most of his damage
against SEC defenses.
Can you imagine what kind of
numbers he would be putting up if he
played for a team in the Western Athletic
Conference or the Mountain West?
Even if you put him intq a competi-
tive but more offense-oriented league
like the Pac-10 or Big 12, his numbers
would probably improve dramatically.
The Gators have three losses, but you
can't fault Tebow for any of them. In fact,
he has been one of the most consistent
players in college football, despite play-
ing through injuries that may have kept;
some off the field entirely.
The quarterback scored so many
touchdowns against South Carolina
(seven) that even offensive guru Steve
Spurrier shook his head in disbelief.
And if Tebow doesn't win the
Heisman in a couple of weeks, you
should be shaking your head, as well.
20, AlLIGATOR U MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2007
FSU 12 I UF 45
core by Quarters 1 2 3 4 F
FSU 3 9 0 0 12
UF 14 10 7 14 45 Rushing NO Gain Loss Net TD LG AVG
Parker, P. 12 55 7 48 0 16 4.0
Scoring summary Shaw, J. 1 24 0 24 0 24 24.0
First quarter Weatherford 7 34 13 21 0 12 3.0
09:13 FSU Cismesia, 21-yd field goal Totals... 25 120 21 99 0 24 4.0
06:28 UF-Tebow, 23-yd run (Ijas kick)
1 2:46 UF Murphy, 32-yd pass from Tebow (ljas kick) Passing Att-Comp YDS TD INT
second quarter Weatherford 37-20 188 0 0
12:22 FSU Cismesia, 38-yd field goal Totals... 37-20 188 0 0
08:48 UF- Murphy, 14-yd pass from Tebow (Ijjas kick)
04:21 FSU Cismesia, 28-yd field goal Receiving NO YDS TD LG
00:18 UF ljjas, 35-yd field goal Parker, P. 6 55 0 14
00:00 FSU Cismesia, 60-yd field goal Fagg, D. 5 50 0 16
Third quarter Owens, R. 4 45 0 18
12:14 UF- Tebow, 5-yd run (Ijjas kick) Shaw, A. 3 21 0 9
Fourth quarter Totals... 20 188 0 18
08:20 UF- Caldwell, 31-yd pass from Tebow (Ijjas kick)
3:00 UF Harvin, 24-yd run (ljas kick)
Team statistics Rushing NO Gain Loss Net TD LG AVG
FSU UF Harvin, P. 16 169 12 157 1 24 9.8
First downs 17 29 Tebow, T. 13 93 4 89 2 23 6.8
Rushing attempts 25 38 Moore, K. 4 23 0 23 0 20 5.8
Net yards rushing 99 279 James, B. 2 13 0 13 0 12 6.5
Passing yards 188 262 Totals... 38 298 19 279 3 24 7.3
Total offensive yards 287 541
Fumbles: Number-lost 0-0 0-0 Passing Att-Comp YDS TD INT
Penalties: Number-yards 3-23 11-90 Tebow 28-19 262 3 0
Possession time 28:20 31:40 Totals... 28-19 262 3 0
Receiving NO YDS TD LG
Quotable Ingram, C. 5 75 0 18
Harvin, P. 5 67 0 40
"I want to go kick Carlos Alvarez right in the Murphy, L. 4 58 2 32
rear end. Carlos Alvarez is not welcome in Caldwell, A. 4 56 1 31
our locker room." James, B. 1 6 0 6
-UF coach Urban Meyer joking about Totals... 19 262 3 40
Alvarez's influence on Andre Caldwell's
Caldwell caps off career
with celebratory throw
FOOTBALL, from page 1
early, as FSU linebacker Geno
Hayes got in Tebow's face fol-
lowing a delay of game penalty
on the Gators' first drive.
Tebow answered with a 16-
yard scramble on the next play
for a first down, during which
he juked Hayes who boasted
in the week before the game that
his team would end Tebow's
Heisman Trophy bid.
Two plays later, Tebow found
himself in the end zone after a
23-yard run, giving UF a 7-3 lead
that it would never lose.
"That was a stupid thing to
do, to get Tebow fired up like
that," Caldwell said. "You saw
later on that drive that he scored
the touchdown, so it wasn't too
smart on (Hayes') part."
Hayes finished the game with
While Tebow shied away from
celebrating his accomplishments,
Caldwell had no problem doing
The senior capped off his ca-
reer at home just as he had prom-
ised a week before, by making a
touchdown catch (a 31-yarder in
the fourth quarter) and launch-
ing the ball into the stands.
"This was the perfect ending
to my career in Gainesville, with
great fans, scoring a touchdown,
throwing it in the end zone and
whooping Florida State," said
Caldwell, who had four catches
for 56 yards and a score.
UF's all-time receptions leader
continued a Gators tradition with
the act, following in the footsteps
of Travis McGriff and Carlos
Alvarez, who did the same thing
in their final home contests.
"Carlos Alvarez did it, and' I
ended up breaking his record, so
I feel I had the right to do it, too,"
as the UF offense
was, the defense
Football credit. The oft-ma-
ligned unit held
the Seminoles without a touch-
down, even without top comer-
back Joe Haden.
Redshirt freshman Jacques
Rickerson filled in for Haden,
turning in the best performance
of his career.
"I can't say enough about our
defense," UF coach Urban Meyer
said. "They're growing up. That's
the first time I saw them really
grow up out there on the field."
As he has all season, Meyer de-
flected questions about Tebow's
worthiness of the Heisman, but
FSU coach Bobby Bowden had
no problem giving the quarter-
back his endorsement.
"If (Tebow) doesn't win the
Heisman Trophy, it's because of
the sophomore thing," Bowden
said. "But if he doesn't, he should
win the next two years."
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