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VOLUME 101 ISSUE 76


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Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida
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*


. FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2008


Budget cuts may cost UF summer classes


* FLORIDA LEGISLATURE SLASHES
UF'S FUNDING AGAIN.

By ILEANA MORALES
Alligator Writer
imorales@alligator.org

Following state funding cuts, UF students
may have to take the summer off whether they


like it or not.
The Florida Legislature has slashed fund-
ing from the state's public universities for a
second time, bringing UF's total budget cuts
from about $34 million to about $40 million.
The short change stems from property tax
shortcomings.
UF President Bernie Machen has men-
tioned cutting summer classes as a possible
solution to UF's financial woes, said Steve


"No decision has been made yet,
but everything is on the table."
Steve Orlando
UF spokesman

Orlando, UF spokesman.
Reducing the amount of buildings used
over the summer would save on energy costs,
he said.


"No decision has been made yet, but every-
thing is on the table," Orlando said.
He said a date has not been set for a final
decision, and no cuts can be made for this se-
mester since it has already begun.
"We're going to have to look beyond that,,
which is why summer school comes into
play," Orlando said.
He said Machen understands that limiting
SEE SUMMMER, PAGE 9


Rush to kick off


Marianne Lljewski / Alligator
Delta Chi Fraternity recruitment chairman, sophomore Robert Wiggenhorn, Delta Chi vice president, senior
Tony Perez, and Delta Chi president, senior Joseph Janusz, hang a recruiting sign for rush Thursday afternoon.


By DEBORAH SWERDLOW
Alligator Writer
dswerdlow@alligator.org

Twenty-five UF fraternities
will open their houses next
week to welcome swarms of
male students searching for
brotherhood.
UF's Interfraternity Council,
which oversees UF's 26 men's
social fraternity chapters, will
kick off spring recruitment with
an informational forum at 6 p.m
Sunday in the Reitz Union's
Rion Ballroom, said Christopher
Gleeson, the council's member-
ship vice president.
Gleeson, a UF business
junior, said' the council would
explain the rush events and
answer questions to make stu-
dents more comfortable with
recruitment.
"It's a very intimidating pro-
cess if you don't know what's
going on," he said.
After the presentation, mem-
bers fromeach fraternity will be
available to answer students'


more specific questions on the
Reitz Union Colonnade, he
said.
Rush events will begin at 8
p.m. Sunday.
All the fraternities will open
their houses, and any fraternity
without a house will congregate
on Lake Alice Field.
"What we really do encour-
age is (to) go see every chapter
house the first few
Greek days of the week and
Life then narrow it down,"
Gleeson said.
Monday through Friday, po-
tential new members can attend
lunch, dinner and an evening
event at any of the houses.
Gleeson said the chapters
without houses don't have plans
for lunch or dinner, except for
Sigma Pi Fraternity, which will
host lunch at I Love New York
Pizza restaurant on University
Avenue.
Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity
is the only fraternity not par-
SEE RUSH, PAGE 9


UF ADMINISTRATION

Machen's inbox flooded with anti-Kevorkian e-mails


By LIA GANOSELLIS
Alligator Writer
eganosellis@alligator.org

An upcoming speech at UF
from Dr. Jack Kevorkian, who
spent eight years in prison for
assisting more than 130 suicides,
has spurred about 1,000 e-mails
to UF's administration in the past


few days.
The letters all request one
thing -- cancel the date with Dr.
Death.
Kevorkian is scheduled for a
speech at the O'Connell Center
Tuesday night sponsored by
Accent, Student Government's
speakers bureau.
Kevorkian, a retired doctor


who special-
ized in disease
diagnosis, was
released on pa-
role in June.
Janine Sikes,
UF spokeswom-
Kevorklan an, said she and
UF President
Bernie Machen plan to respond


to every e-mail.
Although each one is from
a different address, they are all
identical in form, and UF doesn't
know who's leading the 'effort,
Sikes said.
"With the forced starvation
of Terri Schiavo still fresh in our
nation's memory," one e-mail
states, "I am appalled that a con-


victed felon like Dr. Kevorkian is
being given the microphone at
the University of Florida."
Katherine Schinn, president of
UF's Pro-Life Alliance, said she
didn't know about the e-mails
or who was responsible for them,
although her organization plans

SEE EMAIL, PAGE 8


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lin a small town
in South Florida,


migrant workers
struggle to
earn money by
picking toma-
toes.
See photo story,
pg. 5.


* UF safeties coach
Jon "Doc" Holliday
accepted a position
at his alma mater,
West Virginia,
where he played
and coached for 23
years. His exit could
impact the Gators'
recruiting class.
See story, pg. 19


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STATE
Suspect in child-sex case
found dead
A Marion County elementary
school teacher accused of engag-
ing in sexual activity with a child
younger than 12 years old was
found dead Wednesday afternoon
in his mother's shed, according to
the Levy County Sheriff's Office.
Police believe Randolph
Markham, 28, died as a result of
carbon monoxide poisoning, a
sheriff's office press release stated.
No foul play is suspected.
Notes proclaiming his inno-
certce were found inside the shed,
according to the release.
In August, Markham, a
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He was immediately put on
administrative leave, said Kevin
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County Public Schools. The al-
leged offense did. not occur on
campus.
The Florida Department of
Law Enforcement investigated
the allegations and issued a
warrant for Markham's arrest on
Wednesday.
Markham was found dead at
1:30 p.m. that day.
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2008 E ALLIGATOR, 3


First UF campus


flu case appears


By WHITNEY HOLTZMAN
Alligator Contributing Writer

Flu season has officially ar-
rived on UF's campus.
With last week's diagnosis
of the first on-campus influ-
enza case, the Student Health
Care Center is encouraging
students to get a vaccination.
"True influenza will knock
you out for at least a week,"
said Jane Cullen, SHCC asso-
ciate director of nursing.
In hopes of flu prevention,
the center is offering reason-
ably priced flu shots for $5 to
students and $25 for faculty
and staff.
SHCC began with between
5,000 and 8,000 available
shots in October and now has
between 500 and 800 remain-


ing.
Cullen said that patients
with flu symptoms can be
prescribed antiviral medi-
cations to help lessen the
symptoms and shorten the
duration of the flu.
"Now is when we are
in the midst of
Pubi h the flu season,"
Health Cullen said.
Cullen also
said the flu
spreads quickly through
coughing, and that "it is just
a matter of time before it
spreads."
Shots are.given on a walk-
in basis on the first floor of the
Student Health Care Center
every Monday through
Thursday from 8 a.m. to 11:30
a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.


GAINESVILLE CITY ELECTIONS

City candidate stresses change


By DREW HARWELL
Alligator Staff Writer
dharwell@alligator.org
As Gainesville's late-January city elections inch
closer, one underdog candidate is hoping his mili-
tary experience and zeal for change will win him a
city commission seat.
Armando Grundy, 28, said he chose to run for
the District 3 commission seat, which encompasses
southwest Gainesville and parts of the UF campus,
because he thought it was not being well represent-
ed by incumbent Jack Donovan, 63.
"1 believe there are growing disparities in our
community," Grundy said. "Our community needs
someone that cares about District 3 and cares about
our future."
Since moving to Gainesville about a year
ago, Grundy said he has grown to disagree with
Donovan's voting record and doubts his commit-
ment.
"I believe you have to be a servant before you can
lead," he said, "and I have a track record of being a
servant."
Donovan, who has held the seat since he was
elected in 2005, questioned Grundy's own qualifica-
tions.
"He hasn't been active in the Gainesville com-
munity," Donovan said of his competitor. "He has
no track record here and nobody really knows him
or what his values are or what he might contribute.
That's just a big question mark."


Lowering taxes, lessening regulations and im-
proving government accountability are general is-
sues Grundy said he would focus on if elected.
More specifically, he mentioned improving what
he called the city's underemployment problem,
funding police and fire departments and halting
the spending of tax dollars on private projects like
University Corners, a high-rise planned for the cor-
ner of West University Avenue and 13th Street.
Grundy said one of his goals, public safety, is
vital for Gainesville in light of what he said was a
16 percent increase in -violent crime for Gainesville
over the past year.
"I believe there are growing disparities in
our community."
Armando Grundy
Gainesville District 3 commissioner candidate

His citation has yet to be verified, though, as
preliminary FBI statistics released Monday show
the city has only seen an approximate 5 percent
increase.
Grundy, a Florida native, worked in the U.S.
Army on air traffic control, logistics and combat
engineering for eight years before his term of service
ended in 2005. He currently works full-time in the
sales and marketing department of a local energy
company that he did not want to name.
As well as working, Grundy said he will be cam-
paigning full time until the election on Jan. 29.


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Cafe celebrates grand opening

thon"
New location near campus Even though the new loca-
tion is not directly on University F RI B eat t h e CIO k
By KATIE GALLAGHER a non-caffeine stimulant. Avenue, Alisa Kenney said she is Live DJ
Alligator Writer "You don't get the spike and not worried about it being out of
kgallagher@alligator.org crash you Let out of caffeine," :k,... SAT: Free Beer & Live DJ


Prizes and. $1.50 lattes will
likely draw crowds to Coffee
Culture today for the store's
grand opening at its new loca-
tion.
Though it opened its doors
in early December, the First
Avenue shop, next to Goerings
Book Store, will celebrate today
with sales, music and giveaways
including a pair of UF-Vanderbilt
basketball tickets.
Customers can also submit
their latte recipes in a contest.
The top 12 winners will- have
their drinks named after them,
and their drinks will be available
to order.
"We've got our comfy
couches, which everyone
said we had to have."
Allsa Rowe Kenney
Coffee Culture owner

"We're trying to. involve our
customers," said Alisa Rowe
Kenney, who owns the busi-
ness with her husband, Michael
Kenney.
Coffee Culture's other
Gainesville location has been
in business on Northwest 13th
Street for three years. In addi-
tion to coffee drinks and paninis,
the First Avenue Coffee Culture
also serves ice cream by Sweet
Dreams, the shop's previous oc-
cupant.
The location will still have
Coffee Culture's signature lend-
ing library and shelf of board
games.
"We've got our comfy couches,
which everyone said we had to
have," Alisa Kenney said.
She hopes to have evening en-
tertainment on the patio, she said.
Most exciting, she said, is a new
drink called mate, which contains


she said. "You get a spike and this
slow decline downward."
To experiment with its effect,
Michael Kenney said he and a co-
worker took eight straight shots
of the mate, which is usually
mixed with milk.
"All we felt was really super
energized," he said. "We felt like
we wanted to go run a mara-


et way.
"Everyone knows this pocket
is back here," she said.
Jennifer Francis, a UF tele-
communications sophomore,
visited the shop for the first time
Thursday and said she'd be back
for more caramel lattes.
"It's a really nice place to sit
out, especially when it's a nice
day like today," she said.


Nicole Safker/ Alligator Staff
Michael Kenney, co-owner of Coffee Culture, wipes tables as Angela
Cates sweeps the floor at the shop's new location next to Goering's
Bookstore Thursday afternoon. The shop's grand opening is today.


Planetarium reopens with a price


* SFCC'S PLANETARIUM WILL NOW COST
ADULTS $4 AND CHILDREN, SENIORS $3.

By KATIE EMMETS
-Alligator Writer
kemmets@alligator.org

After closing for the holidays, the Kika Silva Pla
Planetarium at SFCC will reopen Friday night, but
admission is no longer free.
Laurent Pellerin, the director of the planetarium,
said tickets will cost $4 for adults and $3 for chil-
dren and senior citizens.
Those with a SFCC ID and children under three
years old will still get in free.
The reopening will kick off at 7 p.m. with a show
called "Southern Nights." The show teaches audi-
ence members how to identify constellations and


planets in the skies over North Central Florida.
Following the show, the planetarium will host.a
concert featuring music from four genres: techno,
rave, dance and club.
Three-D animations will be shown on the dome
screen to accompany the music.
Santa Fe Concert tickets cost $10.
Community On Saturday at 5 p.m., the
College planetarium will show "Black
Holes: The Other Side of Infinity,"
a high-resolution animation about the formation of
the universe, the birth and death of stars and the
collision of giant galaxies.
The production is narrated by Academy Award-
nominated actor Liam Neeson and will not be
shown in any other Florida planetariums, Pellerin
said.
Trailers for the new shows can be-viewed on the
planetarium Web site, www.sfcc.edu/planetarium.


We wanted to know too. So we sat down with groups of
students and asked. This is what we heard. "Everything is
easy to access like the cardio machines, classes and free
weight area. And, we get help if we need it, for free. It's a
comfortable place where I see all my friends and
it's affordable too. Cool." Yep, that's what we said too.






,ERIDAY,,JANUARY 11;, 2008 ALLIGAT0R;.5



Life of Labor


Migrant workers

face hardships
Every day at 4 a.m., beneath an ink-black sky,
the streets of Immokalee, a small town between
Fort Myers and Naples, begin to stir with the
footsteps of migrant working men and women
looking for jobs they cannot keep.
The workers gather in the parking lot of the a
grocery store with its own tortilla maker, waiting
for buses from the tomato fields that encircle the
city. The drivers of the buses have one thing in
mind: to find the most efficient laborers for the
day.
In the fields, the faster a worker picks, the
more he is paid. A typical worker picks a' 40-
pound bucket of tomatoes in 60 seconds. At the
end of the day, the average worker has picked 2.5


tons of tomatoes. Workdays range from 12 to 14
hours, said Brigitte Gynther of the Coalition of
Immokalee Workers, a community development
organization.
When a day's work is finished, the workers
are dropped off in the parking lot where they
started. Every worker is covered in yellow-brown
pesticides that soak their clothes. Many of the
older workers suffer from debilitating respira-
tory problems because of their exposure to the
chemicals.
The story does not stop in the fields. Hardship
seems to lurk in every comer of the workers' lives.
Gynther said that because they cannot afford cars,
they must live dose to the parking lot where they
get work in the morning. Surrounding the park-
ing lot are labor camps full of dilapidated trailers.
In these camps it is not uncommon to find 15
farmworkers sharing one trailer.
SCOTT ROBERTSON


Above: A bus of farmworkers
heads to pick up more passen-
gers at a grocery store.

Left: A worker hoists tomatoes
off a truck in Immokalee.


Scott Robertson/Alligator Staff
Above: A typical labor camp trailer in Immokalee. The average trailer houses be-
tween eight and 15 farm workers.

Right: A Haitian farm worker carries a 40-pound bucket of tomatoes to the packing
truck. The average worker picks 220 buckets in one day, totaling about 2.5 tons of
tomatoes.


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6, ALLIGATOR U FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2008


Editorial
The holidays are officially over, and it's that time of
year again. You're heading back to class with aspi-
rations of burning off all the cookies you ate over
break and attempting to actually stick to your New Year's
resolutions this time or at least until drop/add ends.
As you diligently organize your planner and write in all
those scheduled exams you swear to study for and papers
you promise not to leave until the last minute, you realize
it won't be long before everything becomes business as
usual, and you're stressing out come finals week.
But, for now, enjoy the time when nothing is due and
relax with this week's "Welcome Back" edition of...



Darts & Laurels
We start with a nice-way-of-kicking-off-the-year DART
to the Leon County circuit judge who threw out the case
for tuition control based on a failure to show standing on
Jan. 3.
Hopefully, former Florida Gov. Bob Graham and the
Board of Governors can submit enough evidence by Feb.
4 to have their case reinstated, so we can finally figure out
who ultimately controls the future of the State University
System.
It's time to finally show those power mongers in the
Legislature who's really boss.
Speaking of the boss, we offer a glad-you're-back-be-
cause-this-spring-may-be-your-only-chance-to-graduate
DART to Bernie Machen for suggesting that summer
school may have to be taken away to make up for the $16
million deficit due to state budget cuts. Surely, there are
other ways to make up for the shortage.
However, despite our usual reluctance, we can't help
but offer a they-want-us-to-return-to-a-safer-campus-
with-a-system-that-actually-wQrks LAUREL to University
of Florida officials for their plans to test the emergency
text-messaging system for the first time Tuesday.
With LSU's recent glitch, UF made the right choice to
avoid similar problems and make sure all students have
up-to-date information in case of an emergency.
In the.wake of the tragedy at Virginia Tech in April, col-
lege officials can't leave much to chance these days.
And since most of us are glued to our cell phones any-
way (thanks a lot for that iPhone, Steve Jobs that didn't
help), why not send us a message that we'll actually get?
Unfortunately, we have no choice but to give an abso-
lutely-no-cutesy-way-to-say-it DART to the staff of the
Hilochee Wildlife Management Area for their dense de-
cision to start a controlled burn near 1-4 in Winter Haven
this week.
Their attempt to clear land for a wildlife habitat in one
of the state's driest areas turned into a predictably out-of-
control wildfire.
The resulting smoke-fog mixture over the interstate led
to a 70-car pileup that killed four people and hospitalized
38.
We shudder to think what could have happened if they
had started the fire when we were making the trek back to
Gainesville.
Finally, we hand over a get-a-free-set-of-handcuffs-this-
semester-if-you-don't-have-a-wristband LAUREL to the
Gainesville Police Department for stepping up patrols to
combat the common occurrence of underage drinking.
While we don't wholeheartedly agree that this will stop
the baby boozers, we have high hopes that more arrests
will keep more of the amateurs at home. After a 20-year-
old UF student died last semester with a blood-alcohol
level of more than three times the legal limit, police can't
just sit back and watch.


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Letters to the Editor
Police should switch focus to DUIs
Congratulations, Gainesville Police
Department.
While you were busy arresting dozens
of underage drinkers, many of-age patrons
were driving home drunk.
The police officers parked behind Gator
City Wednesday night to arrest underage
kids could've been on the streets looking for
drunken drivers.
When will you learn that it is
drunken drivers that threaten our com-
munity and not underage drinking?
Lt. Keith Kameg says his department is
beefing up underage patrols in the wake of
Lt. Corey Dahlem's tragic death last year.
Guess what? Austin Wright wasn't
underage. He was of legal age and driv-
ing drunk, which is more dangerous than
drinking when you're 20.
If anything should be learned from
Dahlem's death, it's that we need to crack
down on DUIs and not underage drinking.
GPD's resources would be better used by
setting up DUI checkpoints and cracking
down on drunken drivers.
Even the deterrent effect of checkpoints
would make the streets infinitely safer:
Getting intoxicated drivers off our streets
would benefit everyone in this community


much more than arresting some freshman
who is drinking a beer.
lan Fisher
1L, Alligator alumnus



Student-athletes earn special treament
In response to Rebecca Ganzak's
Thursday column, giving student-athletes
special treatment especially the big mon-
eymakers of football and men's basketball
- is the least the university can do, seeing
that these teams pour millions of dollars
into UF each year.
When you start paying UF millions of
dollars, then you deserve to get a little more
attention than someone who is paying them
next to nothing.
Matthew Simmons
UF alumnus



Column about Pakistan 'ludicrous'
As a grad student, I've read and loved
nearly seven years of factual
Alligator print, but Ms. Pandey's
article was yellow journalism at it's finest.
Where does she get off insulting


American people?
Sure, we watch a lot of celebrity gossip.
But, I would be hard-pressed to find any
Indian or Pakistani that doesn't know the
relationship status of Shahrukh Khan or the
new movie that stars Aishwarya Rai.
Also, to state that the common South
Asian would know more about American
politics is ludicrous.
I've been to Pakistan, Ms. Pandey,
and I can guarantee you that the people
selling mangos in the market sure
don't know who Barack Obama is.
Where does she get off making assump-
tions about Pakistan?
Terrorists aren't going to steal the nuclear
arsenal, since the military hates them, too.
Musharraf is not targeting India because
he's actually been visiting the country for
peace talks since 2006. The Bush adminis-
tration is not secretly sending loads of cash
to fuel the Pakistanki war machine. Rather,
it is renting space, sending aid and buying
intelligence like any other country.
Ms. Pandey suggests that the American
people don't know much about Pakistan. I
think she doesn't know much about either
country.
Imran Ahson
3DN


Voters should look past campaign hype
Joseph Trimboli's letter in favor of
Hillary Clinton published Thursday is
nothing more than a quote of Clinton's
talking points.
Please make informed decisions in vot-
ing based on substantive issues and not just
campaign hype.
If you want to vote for Clinton, find
out about her 35 years of experience, and
decide whether that experience is relevant.
Look at what supposedly makes her plan
better than Sen. Barack Obama's, or anyone
else's, and evaluate it critically.
If you want to vote for Obama, figure
out what change he is talking about and
whether it's the change you want. Think
about whether he can affect that change.
My own conclusion is that the differenc-
es between the candidates are substantively
very little.
It is not my intention to endorse one
over the other, or to endorse a Democrat
over a Republican. But, I do think the
dialogue needs to move past talking points
and into substance.
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Study abroad students may get refunds from lawsuit


Visa, others may have hid fees


By DEBORAH SWERDLOW
Alligator Writer
dswerdlow@alligator.org

After trudging through a Mexican rainfor-
est, visiting his grandparents' birthplace in
Greece and studying calligraphy in Japan,
Christopher Matthews had charged almost
$5,000 on his Visa credit card.
And now, because his credit card company
has been accused of hiding a 1 percent to 3
percent foreign transaction fee, Matthews, a
UF pre-med junior, is getting some of that
money back.
Thanks to a class-action lawsuit brought
on by 20 credit card customers in 2003, he can
expect a $25 check within a few months.
The customers stated that Visa, MasterCard
and Diners Club International credit cards
conspired to set the fees and conceal them


from the public, which would violate antitrust
laws, according to the settlement agreement.
The settlement is still subject to final court
approval in March, and as long as the court
approves the settlement, refund checks should
be issued soon after.
Although the companies continuously de-
nied wrongdoing, they agreed to a settlement
to avoid further legal expenses, according to
the agreement.
As part of the settlement, the companies
will reimburse the fees for all eligible cus-
tomers who submit paperwork requesting a
refund.
Any customer who used one of those three
credit cards overseas in the last 10 years is
eligible.
So far, about 30 million people nationwide
have received notifications that they might
qualify.


Customers seeking refunds have three op-
tions: they can apply for a basic $25 refund, an-
swer questions about their travels and receive
a refund based on how much they might have
spent, or document every credit card expense
overseas and receive a refund based on those
purchases.
"I'd take the $25 and run."
Karen Fooks
director of UF Student Financial Affairs

Even though Matthews charged thousands
of dollars to his credit card, he said he chose
the $25 refund because it was the easiest op-
tion.
"Honestly, it was just a pleasant surprise
and a nice way for an extra few dollars in your
pocket," Matthews said.
Karen Fooks, director of UF Student
Financial Affairs, said she expects that most
students would also choose the $25 refund.
"It's highly unlikely that the average stu-


dent certainly would be charging anything on
credit cards that would merit more than the $25
refund," Fooks said. "You're just talking about
transaction fees, which are relatively nominal
to the price of whatever you bought"
"I'd take the $25 and run," she added.
Susanne Hill, coordinator of UF Study
Abroad Services, said she hasn't received any
questions about the refunds from the 2,000 UF
students who study abroad each year.
Hill said students might not be asking
about the refund because they might have
used their credit cards overseas while on vaca-
tion with their families or other programs not
related to the university.
"I would assume that they probably check
with their bank or with their credit card com-
pany, since the finance charge is really not
related to study abroad per se," Hill wrote in
an e-mail.
She said students who participate in a six-
week program probably charge about $1,000
on a credit card.


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to protest the speech Tuesday.
Schinn and her group plan to demon-
i strate with signs and fliers but "no crazy
Zm stunts," she said.
an arthistory, She said she disagrees with
will be able to Kevorkian's actions because many of the
echtorebuibld 130 patients Kevorkian helped die were
sh week- not physically ill but rather suffering
)urs to rebuild from depression.
lion will have i Several services for suicidal stu-
Eerentthanbe- dents exist at UF and in most cities, but
ready to greet Kevorkian's patients weren't offered
LE brothers. similar help, Schinn said.
11AH STANLEY Yiana Michalakopoulos, a UF clas-
sics and pre-med sophomore, said she's
interested in what Kevorkian has to. say,
even though she .doesn't .support, his.


beliefs.
Michalakopoulos volunteers atHaven
Hospice, a community for the terminally
ill. She said she has aided people with as
few as two weeks to live, but she doesn't
believe a bleak prognosis would justify
aided suicide.
UF "Even people
Administration with terminal
illnesses should
be given the opportunity to finish their
lives with dignity," Michalakopoulos
said.
Despite strong student opposition,
Sikes said UF does not plan to cancel
the speech.
"Dr. Kevorkian is certainly a contro-
versial speaker, but we've had contro-
versial speakers on this campus before,"
Sikes said.







FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2008 E ALLIGATOR, 9


Film showcases African struggles


* DOCUMENTARY FOCUSES
ON DANCE.

By KATIE SANDERS
Alligator Writer
ksanders@alligator.org

A UF professor's (r)evolutionary
documentary that showcases
Africa's passions and plights
through dance will be screened 7:30
p.m Monday at the Phillips Center
for the Performing Arts.
"Movement (R)evolution
Africa," created by Joan Frosch,
assistant director of the UF School
of Theatre and Dance, exhibits nine
choreographers' responses to 21st-
century Africa with movement.
Tickets are free and available
at the door or in advance from the
center.


"Dance, because it embodies
space, design, ideas, it creates a
kinesthetic empathy in the viewer
unlike any other article," Frosch
said. "And that is the power of
dance, and subsequently the power
of film."
She said she wants to defeat the
stereotypes of Africa she sees in
"disaster-focused media" and in-
troduce contemporary
On African artists as part
Campus of the whole world,
not the Third World,
according to its Web site.
"I felt that we needed to ad-
dress the frozen and static image of
African dance in people's minds,"
she said.
Frosch said one of the most strik-
ing scenes features a Senegalese
dance called "Fagaala," which
means "genocide" in the perform-


ers' native language, Wolof. The
dancers aim to reveal the inner pain
of Africans suffering from crimes of
humanity.
"Audiences typically have a
deep emotional reaction that they
share with the artists on the screen,"
she said.
Viewers will have an opportuni-
ty to discuss the documentary with
two groups in the film, Urban Bush
Women, from the United States, and
Compagnie Jant-Bi, from Senegal.
The groups will also perform live
at the Phillips Center on Thursday
at 7:30 p.m.
Frosch has conducted research
in Africa for almost 35 years, some-
times staying overseas for up to two
years at a time.
"It's a true celebration of global
culture," Frosch said of the film. "A
true citizen is a global citizen."


Students encouraged to meet with all chapters


RUSH, from page 1


ticipating in recruitment, he said. UF
banned the fraternity from recruit-
ment following charges of hazing
violations.
Pi Lambda Phi and Phi Delta
Theta Fraternities had their recruiting
privileges reinstated for this semester
after spending time on conduct pro-
bation.


"It's a lifelong bond."
Craig Thompson
president of the Interfraternity
Council

Despite several cases of fraternity
misbehavior this year, Gleeson said
he doesn't expect any problems in
spring.
"Those are isolated incidents,"
said Craig Thompson, president of


the Interfraternity Council. "We don't
expect those to occur."
Thompson said he encourages
students to attend Sunday's forum
because it's a good opportunity to
learn about everything the council
has to offer.
"The biggest thing for me is in a
school of 50,000, being able to join
a frat makes it much smaller and
more personal at the University of
Florida," Thompson said. "It's a life-
long bond."


Universities plan


around buget cuts

SUMMER, from page 1
summer classes would slow UF students trying to graduate
earlier.
In addition, incoming students expecting to start school
during summer may have to change their plans, he said.
"We want to avoid that, but at the same time, these are
unusual times," he said. "This is a really serious situation."
Willard Harrison, emeritus dean of UF's College of
Liberal Arts and Science and a chemistry professor, has seen
similarly severe cuts in his 10 years at UF
"It does happen every so often," Harrison said. "We had
a terrible one (budget cut) in the '90s."
He said cuts are inevitable, and administrators will have
to choose which classes and programs are least essential.
"It's always a bad thing to cut summer budget," he said.
"I'm glad I don't have to make those tough decisions."
Harrison said these cuts, since they are the second batch
for UF this year, seem to be worse than those in the '90s.
"Once you've absorbed one cut, the one coming after
that is a real bleeder," Harrison said. "You just don't have
any place to turn for support."
Other universities in Florida are also having problems.
Barry Ray, Florida State University spokesman, said FSU
would have a Board of Trustees meeting Friday to decide
how to deal with their impending cuts, which are expected
to be two or three times larger than the $12.5 million bud-
get trim they faced in October. He said FSU President T.K.
Wetherell is worried about how deep the cuts will be to af-
fect the State University System.
"I think it's safe to say he's very concerned about the se-
verity of these cuts and the possibility that it will do lasting
damage to our university and the State University System,"
Ray said.







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From only $466 per month!
371-0769 Collegeparkuf.com
12-5-71-2

*NO MOVE IN FEES*
Luxury 2/2 & 3/3 TH
1 Month Free Rent
Free cable w/HBO & Show & Tanning
Gated*Game Rm*Pet Friendly
www.TheLaurelsUF.Com
Move in today! 367-9910
4-23-08-72-2


Location Is EVERYTHING
HUGE 1, 2, & 3 BRSI
Pet Friendly*FREE Parking @ UF
Pool*Gym*Clubhouse
Great Rates! Call Now 373-1111
4-23-72-2

**3BRS & Roommate Match**
1.9 mi to UF~W/D*Garages
Free Cable w/HBO & Showtime
Free Tanning-Comp. Lab
Pets welcome-Private dog park
Luxury Living 377-2801
4-23-72-2


BIVENS COVE Leasing for Fall & NOWI
1 BR-$729, 2BR-$443/person,
3BR-$375/person, 4BR-$385/person
FREE TANNING! TWO POOLS!
W/D in select units. 376-2507
4-23-08-72-2

SIZE DOES MATTER!
Giant -Luxury 1,2&3 Beds
Cable PC Lab Tanning Pool
Full W/DI We love pets!
Avail. Now or Jan. 372-8100
4-23-72-2

The Boardwalk-Leasing for Fall & Nowl
1 BR-$709, 2BR-$415/person,
3BR-$345/person
W/D in select units. FREE Tanning!
377-7401
4-23-72-2

Be the BIGGEST on the block!
2Bdrs for FALL $839. We love ALL pets!
Pool, Gym, Park @ UF, Bball, Tennis
GREAT Specials! 352-332-7401
4-23-72-2

STUDIO APT
60 sec walk to UF. Short term avail. 1 or 2
rooms $425 & up. Call 352-538-2181 4-23-
08-72-2

MOVE IN NOWI
HUGE 1/1 FOR Imm.
Walk-in closet Screened porch
W/D Luxurious amenities
Close to UF and SFCC
352-372-0400 *Call for specials 4-23-72-2

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 4-
23-72-2


Sing now for Fall!
1/1 and 2/1 Apartments
As low as $519 per month
352-376-1248 hiddenvillageapts.com
Hidden Village Apartments
4-23-72-2

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 TheLandingsUFcom
Convenient Bus Route!
4-23-72-2

FORGET YOU HAVE ROOMMATES!
Huge 4BR townhomes w/W/D. 1662 sq.ft.
FREE gym membership and FREE cable!
352-332-7401 4-23-72-2

LIVE THE LIFE
All Inclusive Ind. leases
Big 2/2s 3/3s & 4/4s
Filling fast Lease now
373-9009 4-23-72-2

MOVE IN TODAYI
1/1 & 3/2 starts @ $739
FREE RENT & NO M/l FEES
www.AspenRidge.Com
Pet Friendly*335-4455
4-23-08-72-2

BIG AND CHEAP
2/1.5 apt 1100 sq ft $675
3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $750
1800 NW 4th St. Over 20 houses also
available 373-4423 www.maximumre.com
8-11-111-2


THINKAHEAD!
Reserve Now For January 2007!
Downtown-Studios, 1, 2, & 3's
It iS never too early to sign! 338-0002
4-23-72-2


Gainesville's
Best Kept Secret
Luxury 2/2 TH & 3/3 Flats
FREE Cable, FREE Tanning, FREE Alarms
Walk to UF *379-WALK
4-23-72-2


WALK TO CLASS
2brs from $395/room
Water/sewer Included!
Move-in Now or Jan!
Call today! 352-372-7111
4-23-08-72-2


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
Shands.Open Weekends
Windmeadows Apartments
352-373-3558
4-23-71-2


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
04-23-08-72-2


SPYGLASS *
Ask About Our Move-In Specials
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages,
Inci 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
4-23-08-72-2


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
4-23-08-72-2


Available Now Walk to UF
3BR house cent AC/H $895
3BR 2BA home $1100
Gore-Rabell Realty 378-1387
www.gore-rabell.com 4-23-08-72-2

1 BR apt. w/pvt gated courtyard in small quiet
professional complex. Close to ShandsNA
Single quiet prof/serious Grad student only.
$540/mo, 1 pet < 50 pounds at $25/mo ar-
ranged. 352 377-2150 Please leave a msg.
1-31-08-88-2


1920'S BUNGELOW
NE 10th St. W/D hk-ups. Hardwood, fans,
large backyard, excellent condition, $900/mo
No Dogs 373-3736 2-13-08-45-2


HISTORIC APARTMENTS
Available in Fall. 1-2-3 bedrooms, Hardwood
floors, fans, porches, downtown. No dogs.
1st-last-security. 373-3736 2-13-08-45-2







FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2008 E ALLIGATOR, 11


ARBOR
Ask about 1 month
FREE RENT
1BR/1 BA starting at $635
Close to UF & Shands
2411 SW 35th PI
866-650-80.69
M-F 9-6, Sat. 10-2
4-23-08-72-2


Luxury on Sale
Save $100/month
Now only $570/person
2br/2.5ba on sorority row
W/D, dishwasher, alarm
Available Jan 4th! 372-7111
4-23-08-72-2

Available Now & Fall
Visions South Apts.
Walk to UF. new complex 1 BR $999
2BR 2.5 BA washer/Dryer
$1499 pets allowed
Gore-Rabell Realty 378-1387
www.gore-rabell.com 4-23-08-72-2


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


2BR APT IN HISTORIC HOUSE
Walk to class @ UF. W/D incl. Big fenced
yard. 716 NW4th Ave. $750/mo. billconradco
nstruction@yahoo.com 472-9273 1-11-23-2


Move in now to a huge Apt!
1, 2, & 3BRs open for Spring or now!
Huge floor plans, D/W, Alarm, Pool & Tennis,
Call today! 352-376-4002 or
pinetreegardens.com
4-23-72-2



4BR HOUSE
Large shady yard. No pets. Available Jan 1,
2008. $950/mo. 352-378-9220 or 352-213-
3901 1-18-08-10-2


Parker Road Baptist Church Radiant Light
3200 SW 122nd Street. Church of All Worlds
77 I I An InterFaith group with
IDr. James Jackson, Interim Pastor ePan n h d r
332-4991. 9:45 Sunday School gan roots. sunday at
worship @ l1am & 6mnoon. Call 378.9659 for directions
itWorship @Ilam&6pm & info.
Wednesday & info.
|Worship@ 7pm and Yotith WOW a il
@ 6:30pm .


MONTEOCHA
BAPTIST CHURCH
Reformed & Evangelical
Sunday Worship 11am & 6pm
9420 North County Road 225
www.monteochabaptist.org
Campus Bible Study for time
& place call 352-377-4446



Victory Church
A contemporary Christian church
touching Gainesville and the
IUniversity of FL. Victory UF is ou
campus ministry. Sunday 10:30anm
Wed 7:00pm Friday 7:00pm. Call
for a ride.
victorychurch.us (352) 371-7800



Episcopal Chapel House
http://www.ufchapelhouse.com/
Communion Services on Sun. at
6:30pm, Wed. at 5:15pm, and
Fri. at 12pm. Oasis in the city
garden (with free wireless) open
9am to 9pm, fellowship, and more
52.372.8506




Creekside
Community Church
Sunday Service 10:30a.m.
College Bible Study Wed 7pm at
the Christian Study Center
S640 NW 39th Avenue for more


ChabadUdU LUUIVILtchI
Jewish Student Center
-Your home away from home.
-Friday Night Live!
'Services & Shabbat Dinner.
-1S7:30pmSpring semester
- -352-336-5877; 2021 NW 5th Ave.
-(5 blocks north of the stadium)
-www.JewishGator.com .


BEAUTIFUL AND 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 4-23-72-2

UNIQUE RENTAL-WOODED OASIS IN
CENTER OF TOWN! Porches-Privacy fence-
complete remodel!Bus @ driveway.Looking
for like minded people to share amazing
space!Rooms$350-$425 Call Now! 5143690
1-17-08-14-2

CASABLANCA WEST! 3BR 2.5BA TH,
Porch, w/d hookups, pool, $895/rent
2735 SW 35th Place #201
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 1-18-
08-13-2

BIKE TO CLASSIC 3BR 2BA Ceramic tile,
large fenced yard, pets considered, $595/
rent, 3801 SW 17th Place
Carl Turlington Real Estate, inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEState.com 1-18-
08-13-2


Presbyterian & Disciples of
Christ Student Center
Open, affirming and spiritually
diverse. Taize worship Sun. at
7pm. $1 Dinners Weds. at 7pm.
At Theology on Tap Tues. Stubbies
t Pub Downtown 8pm
*1402 University Ave, 376-7539
pdsc.org
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University City -
'hurch of Christ
}ators for Christ campus
ministry college group meets a
University City church on Sunda


at 9:30am and Wednesdays at 7pr
1- practical application from God
word, plus service projects, large
First United Methodist group events, free meals and niuc
Church ore... (directions and fall calend
Traditional Sunday Worship rat ww.gatorsforchrist.org) an
r 8:25am and 10:55am. All Ages
Sunday School Groups- 9:45am. PASSAGE Family Church
Wednesday Dinner ($2 Students) PASSAGE Family Church
and Classes- 5:30 7:30pm. 2020 NE 15th Street
k 419 NE 1st St. www.fumcgnv.org :www.passageministries.org
(352)372-8523 8AM 9:30 AM 11AM Sundays
O o-m 7PM Wedniesdays Prayer & Bible
Study. PASSAGE is a progressive
' 1 b e no6n-denominational ministry that
First Presbyterian Church is Word-based and vision driven.
Missing your home church? Come Come soar with us.
..:: worship with us at 10:55am and
then be our guest at The College "
Cafe for a nutritious lunch.
C College Bible Study Wed. night 9pm. A -L oc=
w www.stpc.org/collegegroup M 3764 2
106 SW 3rd Street 352-378-1527 .

'i% Faith Presbyterian Church
8:30 AM Worship -- 11:00 AM
Sunday School -- 10:00 AM
5916 NW 39th Avenue,
m Gainesville
Phone: 352-377-5482
www.fpc-gnv.org


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BIKE TO CAMPUS! Private 2Br duplex,
Ceramic tile, large fenced yard, pets consid-
ered, $595/rent, 3801 SW 17th Place
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 1-18-
08-13-2

CONVENIENT TO SHANDS/UF! Quiet,2BR
1.5 BATH, wood laminate flooring, newer
carpet, washer/dryer, $825/rent, 4536 SW
44th Ln
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlintonRealEstate.com 1-18-08-
13-2

Great place for students!
3 BR 2 BA 1300 sq.ft. condo
Minutes from oaks mall and UF
$1,000/month
Call 352-317-5444 1-22-08-12-2

3BD 2 BTH, 2300 SQF Huge home on 1 acre
best location (behind NFRMC)Pets ok short
term lease avail. Move in ready!
Call (352)284-0116 jglas2003@hotmail.com
1-24-08-14-2


DlJl/ I.DBA-k ~OO
Shands/UF area. Leave message please
,swsaa 386-328-6229, cell 386-972-4115 or email:
el1999wheat@bellsouth.net 1-18-08-10-2


lbr/lba w/kitchen, walk-in closet, #12 bus
route to UF. $539/mo, unfurn, 1 occpnt, $250
lease transfer + $39 app fee. Available 1/7/08
or later. (1/08 rent paid) Ends 7/31/08. Fees
negotiable. Call Zach 941-518-4542 1-11-
08-5-2

Mill Run 2 BR/1.5 BA, Tile, new carpet &
paint, master balcony. DW/WD hkup. Pets
OK. Avail Now. $715 mo + $715 sec.
(352) 871-7460. 1-29-08-11-2

2 bdrm/bath sublet avail 01/03/08 thru 08/07/
08 Oxford Manor $949/mo 352-684-3535
352-263-4638 1-11-08-5-2

*8 Blocks to UF*
*Unique and spacious 5/1 with 3 half-baths,
central a/c, 3,000 sq. ft, **extra parking,
high ceilings, lots of glass, plant atrium, WD
hook-up* *$2,300* 352-375-8256
4-23-72-2

**CAMPUS EDGE 2BRI2BA**
W/D in unit. Walk to class/gym. Penthouse
unit. Ample parking. Reasonable rate.
Available fall. 239-992-2449, 239-250-6149.
1-28-08-15-2

2 BLOCKS TO UFI WOOD FLOORS!
1 and 2 bedrooms for FALL
As low as $380/person
Pets welcome! Wood floors available
Open late! 371-7777
4-23-08-72-2

NW 39th Ave 2BR/2BA With loft, large, open,
bright $740-750 without loft $635-650. Gated
patio, trees, costly laminated floor, part utils
paid. Convenient, good neighborhood. 373-
8310, 219-3937 1-11-5-2







2BR/2.5BA DSL/Cbl incl $949
5BR/2BA Near UF $1295
3BR/2BA House $1300
Ask about Move-In Specials!

30 + Properties Available!
www.BosshardtPM.com
352-371-2118 4-23-72-2

3 Bedroom 2 Bath $1050/mth, completely
renovated home (new kitchen, bathrooms,
A/C unit and wood floors) Located 5 miles
from UF campus and adjacent to the YMCA.
(904)497-2905 1-29-08-15-2

LAKEFRONT STUDIO EFFICIENCY in
Melrose. 25 min from Gville, Ocala or
Palatka. $1400 to move in. $545/mo inci utils.
Possible pet allowed w/deposit. Call Kevin
352-475-2686 1-14-08-5-2

Rooms for rent, 2 bedrooms each with
private bath in 4/4 condo, $400/ room + utili-
ties. Female nonsmokers please. Call Haley
(904)545-1547 2-19-08-30-2


1BR/1BA apt on bus line, courtyard. 2 mi
from UF. Cent H/AC, convenient to shopping.
Next to Green Tree Park. $450/mo FREE wa-
ter. $450 sec. No pets or smoking. Avail now.
562-2824 1-14-08-5-2

DUPLEX NEAR UF
Quiet, wooded 2BR/1BA. Cent H/AC, W/D,
carport. $600/mo 1st, last & sec. 1725 SW
38th Terr. 376-2378 1-14-08-5-2

Large room in NW home. Great neighbor-
hood. $450/mo includes utils, DSL, DVR,
no pets. Prefer mature, responsible, non-
smoker, prof/grad student. Call Scott 335-
8209 1-22-10-2 c.

2bdrms/2baths Cozy apt on Archer Road
New tile flooring / Stainless steel fridge with
Ice-maker $700/mo + utilities For more info,
please call 352-262-2828 1-14-5-2

Apt in Historic Duckpond
Large 2BR/1.5BA 2 blocks from downtown.
Amazing location. W/D. Quiet. Avail now.
508 NE 4th Ave. $750/mo. 379-4952 1-23-
08-10-2
**5 BLOCKS FROM UF**
Large 1BR/1BA loft apt w/full kitchen, new
cent H/AC, ceiling fans, W/D. Ready for occu-
pancy. $495/mo. Call 283-5411 or 371-6749
leave message 1-15-08-5-2
1 Block to UF 1BR apt $600/mo.
2BR apt. $650/mo NW 15th Ave & 5th St.
3BR home $975 NW 7th Ave.
Call Michael 331-2100 2-6-20-2

ONLY 6 BLOCKS FROM UF
1322 NW 6th Place. 3BR/1BA with W/D.
$950/mo. 871-6413 2-6-08-20-2

Two bedroom, 1 bath. Completely upgraded
incl. porcelain tile in liv.room, kit., bath, hall.
Bdrms. have new carpet. Stainless appl. All
new bath. Cent. H A/C. Cable/high speed
internet avail. Two parking spaces. Separate
laundry rm. One mile from UF, Shands,
shopping, $765/mo. Backgrd/credit check
required. No pets. 1-18-08-6-2

3 BR/2 BA, Well Maintained in quiet NW
area, Walk to YMCA, Shops & Restaurants,
Bus to UF/Shands, Lrg LR W/ Woodstove,
DR, Carport W/ Util.room, Nice big fenced
backyard, $1200, 352-378-2837, 281-7045
1-30-08-15-2.

HOUSES & APARTMENTS AVAILABLE
FALL 2008. Several properties VERY close
to UF. Check out new project COTTAGES
AT NORMAN. For details visit our website
www. bellaproperties.net or call 335-5424.
2-6-08-20-2

SPACIOUS 1BR APT FOR RENT
New appliances. screened balcony. Walk to
Oaks Mall, restaurants & movie theater. Call
352-258-4695 1-15-5-2

2 BLOCKS TO STADIUM
2BR/1BA wood floors, fireplace, screened
porch. Available now. No pets
$700/mo. 352-335-4790
1-16-08-5-2

1BR apt in the Siegal Building, the tallest
bldg in Gville. Great view, 7th floor. W/D,
garage parking. $750/mo. 352-472-9273,
billconradconstruction@yahoo.com 1-24-
08-10-2 "

Beautiful Townhouse/Condo
2BR/2.5BA, W/D, quiet, only 1 year old, 35th
PI. Close to UF & Shands: On bus route.
$1100/mo. Available immediately. Call 352-
335-3786 2-21-08-30-2


3 bedroom Across from UFI
Available fall 2008
ONLY $505 per person!
Open late and weekends
371-0769 collegeparkuf.com
4-23-08-69-2

MOVE IN TODAYI
Rooms, studios, 1/1s
From as low as $465/personl
Open late and weekends
371-7777 collegeparkuf.com
4-23-08-69-2

Private studio, full kit & bath, porch 11
law sch. Off St. parking. For non- s
male. No deposit for util/cable. No pe
includes utilities.New lease 6/08 3
1890 cell 352-214-8483 1-16-08-5-2


blk from
moking
ts.$625
52-468-
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12, ALLIGATORt FRIDAY, JANUARY li,12008


2BR/2BA Archer Rd & 34th St. Eat-in kitchen
w/bar, laundry room with W/D, screened
porch, bus rte to UF. $750/mo. Lease or sell.
Call 352-317-5060 1-16-08-5-2

2BR/1BA 900sf apartments off SW 20th
AVE, on bus route #20 and #21, from $550.
Available NOW, some furniture included.
Close to UF and shopping center. Call 219-
4222 or leave message. 1-16-08-5-2

Spacious two bedroom apartment with rest
of January free. $639/month. Sublease runs
until July. On bus route to campus. Pine Rush
Villas. *4117 SW 20th AVE. 763-350-3908
1-17-5-2

SW Home 3br/2ba, large Pool, Full Alarm,
System, MOVE IN NOW! $1500.00 month
call 352-331-8162 1-17-08-5-2

SUBLEASE STUDIO HOUSE until April.
$475/mo. 707 NW 4th Ave. 352-672-2808

*ROOMMATE IN NOW HOME. $500/mo
352-672-2808. Professional only 1-17-
08-5-2

Available Aug 1. 5BR/2.5BA house. Walk
to campus. Fireplace, screen porch, wash/
dryer, central heat/air, dishwasher, etc. 1605
NW7th Ave. $1800/mo. Call 339-2342. Other
houses available. 1-17-08-5-2

Available Aug 1 4BR/3BA house only 3
years old, 2 miles from campus. Fireplace,
wash/dryer, nice quiet street. 2108 NW 8th
Ct. $1550/mo. 339-2342. Other houses avail-
able. 1-17-08-5-2

2/2 Condo in gated community. Completely
upgraded with new wood flooring,new
kitchen and bathrooms. $950.00 per month.
Close to Shands and the V.A. Call 407-399-
3992 1-17-08-5-2

2Br/1Ba apt in The Cottages for $500/mo.
Avail immediately. Lease ends 7/31/08.
PETS ALLOWED. Dept $500 (reg $600)
save $100. Jan is paid for. nice balcony, near
downtown and public library. 352-870-7932
1-14-08-2-2


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

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 gzhou0203@gmail.com
1-23-21-3

Sublease Pvt BR/Bath in 2BR condo at
Museum Walk. Available Nowl 1ST MONTH
FREE $650/mo all utilsiites included. Great
amenieites. Call now for great deal. 352-634-
5427 or Kristen.L.Bare@sfcc.edu 1-18-10-3

need 1 male roommate in 3bedroom house.
Less than 2 miles from UF golf course. Non
smokers. $425m exc utilities. Call Frank at
850-519-2180. Jan 08 to july 08 2-8-08-
30-3

* 1/1 in 4/4 apt. Sublease Spring 08. Clean
apt, friendly roommates. 3 bus stops in com-
plex. $500 CASH at signing!! Call (863)
324-3565 or (863) 224-6523. 1-14-9-3

I WILL PAY YOU $2001 Female for 1/1 in 3/3
@ The Estates. Furnished, priv bath, HUGE
room. $580/mo all-inclusive. Call Lili @ 954-
829-6741 1-18-08-11-3

Great room for rent, 4 minute walk to cam-
pus. NW 14th st. and NW 4th ave at college
park, just north of campus. location is perfect
and rent is cheapl 1 room in a 3bd 2bath, call
for details 239 849 4488 1-29-08-16-03

Room at Spyglass for rent. $475/mo, utilities
inc, male only, living room furnished, own
bathroom, walk-in closet. Take over lease,
expires 07/31/08, $125 credit for signing.
Bus rout.e(20) to UF. Bruce 941-716-3554.
1-18-10-3


The Polo's 1BR/1BD FREE TANNING, fire-
place, vaulted ceiling, Pets Welcome, Gym,
comp lab, study rm, (3)pools, (2)hot tubs,
great maintance help,screened in porch
$730/per mo avail NOWI Kerri 561-306-6871
2-1-08-19-3

GREAT DEAL! 1br 1ba $615. Many
Amenities! Towne Parc Apt. # 501. Washer/
Dryer, Pool, Gym, etc. Avail Jan thru July.
Jan Free. Pets ok. 3 mi from UF. Call LaVette
@ 305-467-4191 or email britt87@ufl.edu
1-18-08-10-3

2BR/2BA Sublease for 7 months
$740/mo. Pets allowed. Call 954-736-8442
1-11-5-3

FREE FIRST MONTH RENT AND
UTLIITIESI AVAILABLE NOW THRU 7/31/
08. NO MOVE IN COST.
$605/MONTH. 1/1 WITH ENCLOSED
PORCH. 5 MINUTE WALK TO
UF.COMMUNITY POOL. (772)9717897 1-
15-08-7-3

$550/obo 1br/1bth Estates apts
in 2/2 fm/roommate Now-Aug2008
Gates Gyms Pools Tanning
W&D Internet Utilities incid
Call Rachel: 954.610.3571 1-14-5-3

LIVE RENT FREE!!! 813.545.7293
Sublease townhouse apt. @ The Laurels
in SW Gainesville and pay NO rent for
the month of Jan.08. Fully loaded kitchen
including garbage dis. dish washer, plus
washer and dryer included. GREAT DEAL-
AWESOME LOCATION-CHEAP RENT
$410/month!!! Call Joe at 813.545.7293
1-16-7-3

1BR in 2BR/1BA sublease avail. Walk to
SW Rec Center. $400/mo incl utils. Also free
cable & wireless internet. Lots of buses pass-
ing by. Call 352-262-6912 1-15-5-3

January rent free. Spring Term sublease at
Windsor Park Apartments. One room in two
bedroom with private bath. Pool, jacuzzi, nice-
complex. $635 per month. Call Mike at 321-
514-2418 or Windsor office 352-371-1222
1-15-08-5-3

LAW STUDENT seeking 2 roommates in
3BR/3BA new house located across from
law school. Rent negotiable. Call 813-924-
8721 2-6-20-3

Great deal location 580/month utilities incid
water power/cable/hsinternet upgrd furniture
balcony 1 person for a 2/2
contact Mario 3057250553
jan-august renew lyr get $300 now! 1-17-
08-7-3

THE POLOS-JANUARY FREE! Room in
3/3, $390 +1/3 util. Furnished, balcony,Dis./
wash. inside, great roommmates,close to
campus, routes 9&35. Need fem. roommate
ASAP. no deposit or moving fees! Call me at
786.200.2534 1-15-5-3

Sublease 2br/2ba Polos of Gainesville, 2330
SW Williston Rd $900, W/D, ref, pool bus
lines. Avail now to 7/31/08. Call Helen 904-
641-6219, 904-333-0870 2-12-08-30-4

The Polos-FREE JANUARY RENT and
DISCOUNTed rent($370/Month).1/1 in 3/3
2nd Floor,clean and quiet.Private Bath.Close
to Bus route(9,35)and 1-75.Pet .Ok,No
Furnished.
call 352-871-6531 or email yunsik@ufl.edu
1-17-5-3

2BR/2BA condo available 01/20/08. No
move-in costs. January paid for. Size: 1200
sq.ft. No W/D connections. No pets allowed.
Lease ends July 31st, 2008. Option to renew.
$650/month includes Water. 954-683-9462
1-15-3-3


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

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
1-18-08-19-4

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
904-534-9270 1-14-08-14-4

1 BR/BA in 2 BR/BA. BRAND NEW. Jackson
Square. 30 second walk to campus. 10
ft. ceilings, prvt balcony. Cable, Internet,
Utilities Incl. $850/month. Call 561-912-0190
ASAP 2-8-08-30-4

Female for private room in spacious, fur-
nished Duck Pond house with 2 other female
UF students. $375 or $425 with priv bath. Pay
1/3 util. Free WiFi. No pets/smoking. (305)
304-4588. 1-14-08-10-4

Nice house 4 bed 2 bath. $300 a month
excluding cable and utilities. $300 deposit.
352-267-4102 2-13-08-30-4

Master BR, private bath. 1 year old
upscale, top floor unit.Safe complex with
elevator.Washer and dryer. 2 blocks to UF.
$565.00 plus 1/3 of utilities. 770-355-9571
404-216-5758 1-23-08-15-4

PERFECT 4 GRAD/MED/INTL STUDENTS
Avail immediately. Large room w/pvt bath in
large quiet home 5 min to UF. $550/mo + uitis
. W/D, CH/AC. Newly decorated. Call 352-
284-0979 1-17-08-10-4

Roommate needed in Marchwood 2/2. Close
to UF & Butler Plaza, reserved parking, wood
floors, w/d, cable tv & Internet. $550/mo util
incl.(321)591-7067 1-11-08-5-4

Room for Rent 4.6 mi from UF. 3bd/lba
house between 8th & 16th Ave N of 34th
St. Fenced backyard. Tile floor. Screened
in patio. Washer & Dryer Avail. Cox Cable/
Internet. $400 mo. + 1/2 util. $450 sec dep.
Avail Jan 1st. Call Clint at 727-417-9698.
1-11-08-5-4

room for rent 3BD/2BA house in High Springs
own bath. $600/month includes all tilities etc.
$400 deposit, 6 month lease terms flexible.
Very quiet neighborhood 352-222-1215 1-
11-08-5-4

NS Female to share 2/2 condo in Treehouse
Village on bus line. Newly remodeled. Fully
furn. except for bedroom. WD. Avail. now.
$430 per month + 1/2 util. Prefer short term
rental. 321-266-7069 or 321-213-5059. 1-
15-08-7-4

Horse Propertyl Share house on 10 acres
just west of Newberry with 25 year old
female. $300 per room (2 rooms avail) or
$500 for both rooms. Rent includes utilities
and board of one horse. Additional horses
and other animals negotiable. 978-729-9365
angel@angelsanimals.com 1-11-08-5-4

Spring Sublease Roommate wanted, 4
bdrm/2 bath house across street from UF
law school. Make money on gamedays in the
fall for football parking $500/mo inc. utilities,
call Alison 260-515-1871 1-25-08-14-4


Great Deal, Poolside Condo, 1 Female
student needed to share in 4 Bdrm/4bath
Condo. Own room,bath,closet. W/D,Cable/I-
net,close to UF/SFCC. Bus route 35&9. $435
Mth Furn, $410w/o. Uti w/cap. Jan-July,386-
676-9703/386-233-0011 1-11-5-4

Non-smoking F roommate needed for 1/1 of
2/2.5 townhome condo in very nice private
neighborhood 2 mi from UF. W/D in condo.
Rent incl cable, hi speed internet, water,
elec, $500/mo w/$500 dep. 904-703-7262
1-18-08-10-4

Male to share furn house 3BR/2BA w/yng
prof. $400/mo+1/2 utils Directv, ph, wireless,
vonage, elec, W/D inccl w/office space & pvt
BA mom Ig yard fenced pets ok trees, wood-
deck, hottub, pond, 15 min drive to UF, close
to bus, lakeview estates 352-682-6297 Ken
2-4-20-4

Capstone Quarters. Looking for one room-
mate asap. 2BR/2BA, walkin closets, all
amenities. Very clean and easy to live with.
$470 per month + 1/2 utilties. Call Jay 954-
907-6921 1-14-5-4

2 rooms in nice 4BR/3BA home. Cox cable
& ethernet, DW, W/D, non-smoker, no pets.
21 or older please. $450 utils incl for master;
$375 utils incl for other room. 328-4995 1-
14-5-4

Attractive 1 BR/1 BA in 3BR/3BA in Rockwood
Villas. Walking distance to pool. Easy access
to bus rts to SFCC & UF. $475/mo + utils. A
great place to live. Call 352-339-6176 1-28-
08-14-4

Close to UF. Responsible individual needed
to share beautiful 4BR/2BA house w/
washer/dryer. Rent $325/mo plus share of
utilities and security deposit. Call (352)-328-
4210. 1-14-08-5-4


Female roommate(s) 4br/4ba condo 1 mi
from UF, $435/mo util inc, pool & more,
beautifully renovated on bus route 494-4943
1-16-08-7-4

1BR in 3BR/3BA townhouse located in
Rockwood Villas. Fum avail. Nice placegood
parking,washer,dryer,cable,and fast intemet!
$535/month.Call Steve@386-299-8366.No
jerks please. 1-22-10-4

Non-smoking male to share a 2BR/1.5BA
condo near UF & Shands @ Biven's Forest.
$475/mo, $200 deposit. includes all util,
internet, cable, pool, W/D. No lease. Call
373-8712 1-15-5-4

Rooms for rent in Nice NW home. $370. 2-3
m to university and Santa Fe. Near bus route.
W/D. Internet/Cable included. Utils incl. Call
352-262-1560 2-6-20-4

Quiet, county employee seeks roommate for
2BR/1 BA apt. All deposits are paid. $450/mo
incl rent, elec, local phone, cable & high
speed internet access. Seeking clean, quiet
person. Call 352-374-7158 1-23-10-4

CAMPUS EDGE condo, adjacent to campus,
walk to Shands and Vet school. $475, top
story, vaulted ceilings, pook, washer & dryer.
Call 352-262-2871 2-6-08-20-4

READY TO MOVE-IN! Private room/bath
in a 4/4. Oxford Terrace-walk to campus,
semester lease ok. Fully inclusive furnished,
utilities, w/d cable & wi-fi. Only $600 mo. M
or F, no Sm or pets. call 321-228-3379 1-
15-08-5-4

2 rooms for rent $450 and $500(private en-
trance) Utilities included. No dogs allowed.
Convenient to SFCC.Available immediately
if interested call Kristy 352-275-2654 1-
15-08-5-4


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Roommate needed for furnished 2/2.5 town-
house condo. Rent is $550 (all inclusive).
Please call Jared @ (352) 219-1497 for more
info. 1-15-08-5-4

M or F Roommates needed for 3Bed/2Bath
pool home on 1 acre. Located 3 miles W
of 1-75. $400.month (includes Utils;, Cable,
Internet & Vonage). Friendly pets/kids ok. 2
rooms avail. No lease. Non-Smokers 352-
281-5150 1-15-08-5-4

Female roommate, own bed/bath, furnished,
Windsor Park, close to UF on bus stop, pool,
hot tub, tennis, gym, $495, 1/3 utilities; avail
now. Katie 407-361-1154 1-15-08-5-4

Female roommate needed to share fully fur-
nished townhouse located in quiet area close
to campus. W/dryer, Wi-Fi, cable, parking
included. $430+half utils, plus one month de-
posit. No pets, no smoking. Call Delia (352)
359-2243. 1-18-08-7-4

Roommate to share 4/2.5 house <1 mi from
campus with 1 m & 1 f. Nice house, int/cable,
close to campus & bus stop, big backyard,
hottub. Can be furnished. $400 + 1/3 util.
Available NOW. Call Katie 407-399-7877
1-16-08-5-4
Two Blocks from UF
Student Roommate Wanted
Available Now
Call 352-377-2930 1-16-5-4

Female roommate for newly renovated con-
do, 4BR/4BA Countryside at the University.
Pool, exercise room, 35" TV, cable, hi-spd
wireless internet. Directly on bus rt. $425/
mo+1/4 utils: Call Sarah 407-808-6256.


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Female UF ROOMMATES wanted by UF stu-
dent to share great 3 bedroom 2 bath house
walking distance to campus. Own room.
2008-9 school year. $450 month plus util Call
Lauren 305-322-0139 1-17-08-5-4

Immediate availability at The Laurels
Apartment on SW 34th St. for $500/mo.
Includes in apt washer/dryer, wifi, and utili-
ties. Over $150/mo savings. Call Mike 561-
301-8791, mjladd@ufl.edu 1-25-08-10-4

Looking for a roommate in a beautiful 3/2
house located just 2 miles from campus.
A gorgeous room is available in a newly
renovatee house. Call 231-9226, 682-1902
1-17-5-4


Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of pos-
sible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted
over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK
OUT PLACING YOUR AD ONLINE AT
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SEE ALL CONDOS
WWW.UFCONDOMINIUMS.COM
Matt Price Campus Realty, 352-281-3551
4-23-72-5-5

NEW CONDOS -WALK to UF
3 Blks to UF. For Info on ALL 1, 2, 3, 4
Bedrooms for Sale, Call Eric Leightman,
Campus Realty at 352-219-2879. 4-23-72-5


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By UF. Gated. Covered, assigned parking
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352-494-0194 & 352-316-5556
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Anytime, anywhere. Quick closing.
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GATOR PLACE CONDOS
2/1, w/d, 800 sq ft, 1 1/2 miles to Shands.
3600 SW 23rd St. $84,900 or rent for $650/
mo 352-372-0507 4-23-72-5

2/2 w/garage; designer-remodeled
new appliances. 1928 SW 73 St. $152,900.
Call (352) 331-1617. 1-14-07-15-5

GRADUATING AND MOVING TO NEW
YORK CITY?? CALL BRYAN HARR, CLASS
OF '98 FROM THE ACOCELLA GROUP AT
646-300-5017. SAY YOU WERE REFERRED
BY THIS ADAND SAVE!III 1-31-21-5

Vintage House For Sale
226 NW 19th Ave 2br 2ba
Great location close to the Univ & Shands,
Everything New, New kitchen with new ap-
pliances including dishwasher, Central heat
& Air, All electric. Fresh paint inside & out.
Large fenced manicured yard, shed with dog
pen in back. Canopy carport. Must seell!
Asking $86,500.00. Call 352-281-5482 1-
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New 2, 3, & 4BR Upscale Condos
with unique Architectural detailing. Starting at
$215,000 Opening August 2008. 352-373-
7959 www.cottagegroveatgainesville.com
4-23-08-72-5

Close to UF investor special, 5BR / 2BA set
up as duplex. $119,000 506 NW 3rd Street
Jeff Tice ERA Trend Realty 352-225-4616
photos & virtual tour: www.JeffTice.com
1-31-15-5
3BR/2BA Foreclosure! $32,1001 Only $255/
Mo! 5% down 20 years @ 8% apr. Buy, 6/BR
$199/Mol For listings (800)366-9783 Ext
5798. 1-11-1-5

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.
1-11-1-5

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. 1-11-1-5

Tennessee- Affordable lake properties on
pristine 34,000 acre Norris Lake. Over
800 miles of shoreline. Call Lakeside
Realty TODAYI (888)291-5253 or visit
www.lakesiderealty-tn.com. 1-11-1-5

LAKEFRONT SALE! 3.2 acres $44,900
w/deep dockable water. Huge winter savings
on gorgeous wooded acreage. Boat directly
to Gulf of Mexico! Must see! Excellent financ-
ing. Call about "No Closing Costs" special
(800)564-5092, x 954. 1-11-1-5


BED QUEEN $110 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 4-23-08-72-6

BED FULL SIZE $85 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 4-23-08-72-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $375
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must.
sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-372-7490
4-23-08-72-6

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. 4-23-08-72-6

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
4-23-72-6

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 4-23-08-71-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
4-23-08-72-6

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 4-23-
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FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899

DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 4-23-72-6

**BEDS ALL BRAND NEW"
**Full $80 Queen $100 King $1701*
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory 352-333-7516.
4-23-72-6

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. 4-23-72-6

Bed- All New Kingl 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516.
4-23-72-6

BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW-
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can. deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-23-08-
72-6

FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-23-72-6

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
4-23-72-6

Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 4-23-72-6

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

Sofa $185 Brand newly Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 4-23-72-6

Queen & king beds, 2 Kenmore dishwash-
ers, 1 Kenmore electric oven, some desk &
chairs. All in good condition. Best offer for all
or pert. Call 256-3323 1-16-08-5-6


CASH PAID FOR LAPTOPS
Working or not, Joel
www.pcrecycle.biz 336-0075 4-23-72-7


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


PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve nowl Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-23-08-72-10

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/
4-23-72-10

*Erving K, COIN OP. POOL TABLE $600
@51" PHILLIPS WIDESCREEN HDTV $500

352-473-8037 1-11-5-10

PARKING
24/7. 60 sec to UF. Sold by semester. Lowest
rate in area. Close to buisiness college &
general classrooms. Call 352-538-2454 1-
18-08-9-10

ROOT HARDER T-SHIRT SHOP
LOGO T-SHIRTS THAT WILL MAKE YA
ROOT HARDER
www.rootharder.com 1-11-3-10

ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Have Fun and
Get Paid! 30 Machines, Free Candy All for
$9,995. (888)629-9968 B02000033. CALL
US: We will not be undersold! 1-11-1-10

AMERICA'S FAVORITE Coffee Dist.
Guaranteed Accts. Multi Billion $ Industry.
Unlimited Profit Potential. Free Info. 24/7
(800)729-4212 1-11-1-10

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.
1-11-1-10

What Destroys Relationships? Answer pg
371 Buy and Read Dianetics by L. Ron
Hubbard Send $20.00 to: Hubbard Dianetics
Foundation, 3102 N. HabanaAve., T1mpa FL
33607 (813)872-0722. 1-11-1-10

Your logo in the spotlight. Shirts, hats,
uniforms, mugs, badges, etc. Since '92.
Embroidery, silk screening, customized.
(800)390-1280 ameripin@aol.com. 1-11-
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. 1-11-1-10

Part-time, home-based internet business.
Earn $500-$1000/month or more. Flexible
hours. Training provided. No selling required.
FREE details. www.K738.com. 1-11-1-10

NOW AVAILABLE! 2008 POST OFFICE
JOBS. $18-$20/HR. NO EXPERIENCE. PAID
TRAINING. FED BENEFITS. VACATIONS.
CALL (800)910-9941 TODAYI REF #FL08.
1-11-1-10

BUILDINGS FOR SALE! "Rock Bottom
Prices!" 25x30 Now $4100. 25x40 $5400.
30x40 $6400.35x50 $8790. 35x70 $11,990.
40x80 $14,900. Others. MANUFACTURER
DIRECT since 1980... (800)668-5422. 1-
11-1-10


** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
4-23-08-72-11

*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Motor Scooter Sales and Service!
Great Scooters, Service & Pricesl
118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271
www.NS4L.com
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***GatorMoto*** Our new state of
the art facility will be completed this Springl
We have new scooters starting at $999. 1yr
Warranties. We also service ALL brands of
scooters. Pickup Available. Low Labor Rates.
Free estimates. 376-6275 GatorMoto.com
4-23-08-72-11

SCOOTER SERVICE
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service rates!
Will service any make/model. Close to UF!
Pick-ups avail $19.99 oil changes!! 336-1271
4-23-72-11

SWAMP CYCLES
CLOSE TO CAMPUS 534 SW 4th Ave.
Scooters, E-bikes, Offroad, &Accessories!!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
www.swampcycles.com
4-23-71-11

***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! 4-23-08-72-11

GATORMOTO is Gainesville's number 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
customers! 376-6275 4-23-08-72-11

BACK TO SCHOOL SCOOTER
CLEARANCE AT NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS
Brand New 2007 Models
Full warranties! Limited # Avail!
336-1271 1-31-18-11

Honda 1100 Shadow Sabre 02
23K excellent condition 50 mpg $4900 obo
Joel 336-0075 1-11-5-11

.3New Electric Mopeds/Scooters
Burgundy, Blue, & Black. $689/ea.
Call 352-284-7174 Other models also
available at www.relectricscooters.com
4-23-71-11

2000 Yamaha Razz Scooter
Runs great. $600. For small person only.
(352) 692-4419. 1-11-08-5-11

Blue 2006 Honda CBR600 F4i
Only 100 Miles, Brand New Condition, Still
not completely broken in, Garage Kept, Fast
and Gas efficient. Asking $6200, make an of-
fer. Call Justin 239-222-0483 1-16-08-4-11


*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or not!S.
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 4-23-72-12

CARS -CARS BuyOSellTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
4-23-72-12

OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us
4-23-08-72-12

$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
4-23-72-12

JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY!
*** FREE FREE FREE* FREE***
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
CALIDON 215-7987 4-23-72-12

CARS FROM $29/MO!
Hondas Chevys Jeeps and more!
$0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr.
For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
4-23-72-12

**HEADLINERS SAGGING?**
POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK?.
On site available. Call Steve 352-226-1973
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*FAST CASH PAID*
For any car, truck, or SUV Running or not.
'94 and up. Call Segovia 352-284-8619 4-
23-72-12

BEAN INSPIRATION! -
Take a blind lady to Mass on Sundays and for
walks and shopping as needed. We'll have
lots of fun! And you will make a new friend!
Contact 219-6948. 1-18-08-10-13

1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS Price 5000 USD,
350 Engine and Transmission, Ext Blue/Int
Black, Automatic, Clear Title, pictures/details
contact:kevinanderson@live.com /(651)
2229603 1-15-08-7-12

2006 VW Jetta 2.5. Color: Black. Leatherette
Interior. 22000 mi. 6 disc CD changer, MP3
player, wing spoiler, silver tail lights. 17" alloy
wheels. 5speed manual. Excellent condition!
$18,000 OBO. 954-683-9462 1-15-3-12

1998 Nissan Altima $3,100 OBO
4 Dr, 156000 mi, AC/Heat, Auto Transmission
CD, AM/FM/Sat Radio, CC, Dual Air Bags
Pwr Steer,.Locks, Windows
(352) 262-0515 1-28-08-10-12


Wanted


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

LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
* Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
* ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 4-23-
72-13

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. 1-18-08-72-13

UF GRAD PAYS MORE
for gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds,
guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you
sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-23-
72-13

***VOLUNTEERS WANTED***
***HORSES HELPING PEOPLE***
is seeking volunteers for therapy
and horseback riding program. Visit
horseshelpingpeople.org for info. 1-11-5-13


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

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


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What's black and white and
"read" all over???
The Independent Florida Alligator
And you can be part of the sales team of
the largest college newpaper in the
country by applying to become an
ADVERTISING INTERN
(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
eager to gain valuable sales experience,
stop by the Alligator. 1105 W. University
Avenue, to fill out an application and
class schedule by Jan 11th. We will contact
you for an interview opportunity to
get your career jump started! EEO/AA
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CIRCULATION DEPARTMENT
Duties include placing, moving and main-
*taining alligator news racks that are on
campus and around the city. Some heavy
lifting. Must be able to drive Alligator van.
Must have good driving record. Various light
maintenance duties around the office. 12-15
hours per week, between 8am 4pm. Must
maintain a schedule. No phone calls. Apply
at office, 1105 W. University Ave. EEO/AA
1-18-5-08-6-14
LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving
record, drug-free, perssonal references.
www.carrsmith.com for details. 4-23-72-14
CNA CLASS: $250! learn @ your own
time & pace. All you need to be a CNA
& pass the state exam is on VCR tape.
I have a 95% PASS RATE! check it out:
www.lapcnatraining.com or 800-566-4913
4-23-72-14
Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and computer science needed for vari-
ous positions. Flexible schedules and com-
petitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at
www.gleim.com/employment 4-23-08-72-14
BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 4-23-72-14
SECRET SHOPPERS
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, Training Provided
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
4-23-08-72-14
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. 4-23-08-72-14
Gator Domino's is growing again. We are
looking for career oriented team mem-
bers. Now hiring Assistant Managers and
future GMs. $8.35-$9.40/hr for Managers
in training. GMs $40k+. Send resumes to
Freddie@gatordominos.com. Learn more at
www.gatordominos.com 4-23-72-14.

COMMERCIAL CALL CENTER
Phone reps needed ASAP Political & Corp
Campaigns. Up to $9/hr + bonus 'potential.
352/371-5888 X111, 4112 NW 22 Dr. 4-
23-72-14

www.gatorsneedjobs.com
Paid survey takers needed in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on surveys.
4-23-71-14

PARADIGM PROPERTIES
Leasing Specialist, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
EOE, DFWP
220 N. Main; 352-375-2152 X301 x301
www.teamparadigm.com
4-23-72-14


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DELIVERY DRIVERS up to $12/hr.
KITCHEN HELP $7.00-$7.25/hr.
CALIFORNIA CHICKEN GRILL 378-2442
4-23-72-14


INSIDE SALES PEOPLE
Fora major telecom company. Flexible hours.
PT or FT. No nights or weekends. Bilingual a
plus. EEOC. 372-2051 4-23-72-14


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 NW6th St.
352-378-9204
4-23-08-72-14


PARK PLACE CAR WASH
Now Hiring FT & PT positions available.
Great environment, flexible hours. Apply in
person 7404 NW4th Blvd-Across from Home
Depot 4-23-08-72-14


**GATOR MOVING**
P/T, F/T, flex hrs. Good pay, tips
advancement. Apply 505 NW 53rd Ave B/T
Maiin NW 13 St. Bring friend to work with.
4-23-08-72-14


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


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


$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-Fr 1900 SW
34th St. Ste 206 (2nd fir above credit union)
1-11-08-22-14


Afternoon NANNIES. NEEDED
ASAPI start at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm
5 days/wk thru Spring; good $$$
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume,pix,
schedule to gnv@nanoneone.com 1-11-
07-10-14


NERO'S ITALIAN RESTAURANTE
Now hiring exp servers & counter, assistant
manager, PT/FT cook. Please apply at 5240
NW 34th St. Across from YMCA 1-29-07-
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MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY
TECHNICIANS NEEDED. PART TIME
POSITIONS STARTING PAY $8, FULL
TIME POSITIONS ALSO AVAILABLE.
EMAIL RESUME TO Aaronh@abcr.com
1-11-17-14

RGIS INVENTORY SPECIALIST
* Year-round hourly work
* Immediate openings
* $8 an hour to start
Apply online at RGIS.COM
Or by phone at 352-861-7004 1-18-08-
19-14





Iww.NowlGottAn C.O
Have a GPA of at least a 3.6 or higher and
want to earn some extra money? We might
just have the job for you. We are looking
for note takers for spring 2008. Contact us:
37-notes, info@HowlGotAnA.Com 1-11-
08-14-14

Part Time work for Full Time Pay
Telephone Sales Reps
Evening Hrs, No Weekends, Up to $25/hr.,
Paid Training, Paid Weekly
Leave Message @ 352-377-2573 1-18-08-
15-14

High Fashion NY Jewelry
designer looking for campus coed
reps. Visit www.wendyculpepper.
com/ to view the line: Email:
sales@wendyculpepper.com today. 1-14-
08-10-14

JACK DANIELS PROMOTIONAL MODEL is
needed. Must be 21 years old
Pay starts at $20/hr
Email Katie at kdenlinger@thehiveinc.com
or call 352-219-7774. Please attach a picture
1-14-10-14

GatorMoto's service center is looking for a
part time mechanic to service motor scoot-
ers. Must have knowledge of 2 and 4 stroke
engines. Training will be provided. Please
call 352-376-6275 for more information. 1-
17-08-10-14

Leasing Agents Needed
-Large student community looking for mo-
tivated and high energy people to join our
team. P/T or F/T available. Prior experience
preferred, but not necessary. Fax resume to
352-377-1476 or email Ismith@ucommonsc
ondos.com 1-18-14-14


P/T Leasing Consultant
Apply in person at Mt. Vernon Apts. DFWP,
2370 SWArcher Road. 4-23-07-72-14

O'CONNELL CENTER
NOW HIRING

*Concerts Banquets Sports Events*

Need extra money? Want to work sporting
events, concerts, and other fun events?
Learn while you work! We are now hiring
student assistants to work various events;
offering flexible schedules. Great reference.
Great experience. Make life-long friends.
Apply @ Rm 1302 at the O'Connell Center.
Applications due by Jan 14th at 5pm. 1-11-
5-14

Caregiver needed for 24 yr old disabled girl.
Must have personal low-profile vehicle (ie,
no SUV's). Duties inci toileting & companion
services. UF student preferred. Mon thru Fri
5:30p.m. to 8:30p.m. $10/hr. Luxurious work
conditions. Call 377-1306. 1-11-5-14

Tutors needed 1-on-1 tutoring at risk elem
school students. 1-4 afternoons/wk $9.50/hr
15-20 min S of UF. Fed work study req. for
employment. Volunteers welcome. For info
contact Sally 352-384-1155; st23@cox.net
1-11-08-5-14





Now Hiring
Experienced Notetakers and Editors
SPRING 2008
Apply Online at www.SmokinNotes.com
1-18-08-10-14

CHEER COACH to teach
Children's 8-week cheerleading program
One day per week in Gianesville
Call 866-236-2767 or email
cheerusaco@sbcglobal.net
1-11-08-5-14

Brand Protection Agency
Internet Researchers and
letter managment technicians needed
for our growing Gainesville office.
Pay starts at 8.00/hr FT 9am-6pm (M-F) Exp.
in MS Office, and Internet.
Resumes: dave.busch@netenforcers.com
1-11-08-5-14


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administrative fulltime position at a
Gainesville sports apparel company, strong
computer skills necessary, excellent growth
potential. Call CB Vaughan 802.598.3388
1-18-08-10-14

ATTENTION SCIENCE MAJORS
Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions is currently
hiring Science Teachers & Tutors. Kaplan
offers flexible schedules, competitive pay,
extensive training and a benefits package for
part-time employees and their dependents
after just 30 days of service. For more infor-
mation call 352-377-0014 or e-mail katherine
.puller@kaplan.com 1-11-08-5-14

* Work on Campus!
Gator Dining Services, located on the
UF campus, has immediate openings
for cooks, cashiers, bakers, line servers,
-dishwashers & utility workers. Must have
exceptional customer service skills. Apply
online at www.gatordining.com or in person
at the Racquet Club Dining Center, located
on Fletcher Drive. EEO/Drugfree Workplace.
1-11-08-5-14

Want Your Weekends Back?
Gator Dining Services, located on the
UF campus, is looking for experienced
Fast Food Shift Supervisors. We offer
a set schedule, competitive pay, ben-
efits and a great working environment.
Apply online at www.gatordining.com http:
//www.gatordining.com/ or in person at the.
Racquet Club Dining Center, located on
Fletcher Drive. EEO/Drugfree Workplace
1-11-08-05-14

Banquet Staff:
Classic Fare Catering, operating on the UF
campus, is seeking banquet .staff andsu-
pervisors. Must have exceptional customer
service skills. We offer flexible hours,training,
competitive pay and a great working environ-
ment. Apply online atwww.gatordining.com
EEO/Drugfree Workplace.1 -11-08-5-14

P/T NANNY FOR INFANT & SMALL
CHILD. 11a-6p on thurs and 6a-6p any
other weekday/flexible. $10/hr. Background
and references checked. Email resume to
jgh.2004@gmail.com 1-11-08-5-14


Starting Jan 2008 Seeking highly moti-
vated, diligent team player for fast paced
biotech environment in early stage company
located at the BDI in Alachua, FL.
Clinical sample processing experience
highly desirable or B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree
with significant laboratory experience.
Job includes routine clinical sample
analysis by ELISA, database entry and
quality control. Send cover letter and re-
sume to: BANYAN BIOMARKERS, Attn:
Dr. Monika Oli, Associate Director R&D,
nioli@BanyanBio.com 1-17-08-9-14

SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS
VIDEO TECH
TECH SUPPORT
SHIPPING TECH
ADMIN ASST
PROOFREADER
WORD PROCESSING
ACCOUNTING RESEARCH
SALES CONSULTANTS
SEO
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
NETWORK ASST
Send resume to hr@gleim.com
www.gleim.com
1-18-08-10-14

Mountain Dew Reps Needed
Be a leader this spring! Get paid to promote
a brand while gaining real world experi-
ence. Only 2 positions available. Go to
www.repnation.com/dewcrew to applyl 1-
18-10-14

PT RUNNER NEEDED FOR LAW OFFICE.
Exp preferred. M-F 1-5:30. Dependabel
transportation. Fax resume to 352-376-4645
or email: attys@smslawfirm.com 1-31-08-
18-14

Seeking person of Greek lineage to help me
learn conversational Greek. Call Michael
828-557-9464. Pay/trade 1-14-5-14


Barbers & Stylists
At 1115 W. University Ave 352-380-0304
1-14-5-14


NANNY JOBS !! PT/FT
many different schedules needed: 10 to
45 hrs/wk e-mail resume,pix, schedule to
gnv@nanoneone.com Noah's Ark Nanny
1-29-15-14

MWF Nannies needed asap
10 to 25 hrs/wk; e-mail resume,pix, schedule
to gnv@nanoneone.com Noah's Ark Nanny
1-22-10-14

NANNY FOR NEWBORN
M, W, TH 12noon to 4pm & Tues 9-
4pm; e-mail resume, pix, schedule to
gnv@nanoneone.com Noah's Ark Nanny
1-22-10-14

The HoneyBaked Ham Co & Cafe is now
accepting applications for sales counter,
sandwich prep & production. Starting pay
$7/hr. Apply at 618 NW 60th St. (Behind
McDonalds off Newberry Rd) 352-331-1253
1-14-08-5-14

Dragonfly Sushi & Sake Company
High volume, up-scale- dinning restaurant
now hiring ambitious, energetic, friendly,
and reliable team members with excellent
customer service for HOST, BAR, and
KITCHEN (SUSHI, HOTLINE, PREP) posi-
tions, P/T & F/T. Exp preferred. Earn
great pay while having funil! Apply in
person at 201 SE 2nd Ave #104, Union St.
Station. No calls please. 1-22-10-14

Dragonfly Rolls 'n Bowls
Successful entrepreneurial business seek-
ing motivated and team oriented individuals
for CASHIER/HOST & PREP positions,
PIT & FIT. Learn how to make sushi and
much more in a fun, diverse, and high-paced
environment. Strong work ethic and excel-
lent customer service are an absolute must.
Weekday lunch availability highly sought
after. Come and join our family! Apply in
person at 3117 SW 34th St #1, University
Towne Center (next to Carrabbas). No calls
please 1-22-10-14.

The Princeton Review is hiring MCAT
Teachers; $15-45/hour. Applicants must
score in the 95th percentile and commit to
teaching one year. Send resume and test
scores to DanielleJ@review.com. 1-14-08-
5-14

FT/PT Retail sales clerk. Non-smoker, able to
lift 50lbs. Pinch A Penny 7100 W University
Ave. Apply in person 1-28-08-14-14

Westside Animal Hospital seeks vet techs
&receptionists.Must be mature,outgoing,self
motivating,quick learner &detail oriented.Exp
pref,not req.Apply at 5508 NW 13th St. with
Spring '08 schedule.376-1373 for more info.
1-14-5-14

Ben & Jerry's seeks outgoing, motivated in-
dividuals with their own transportation. Must
thrive in a fast paced working environment
and appreciate cleanliness and organization.
Email resumes & class schedule to jen@gain
esvillesbesticecream.com. 1-14-5-14

Summer Jobs
$2100
Co-ed camp
Room and Board included

Get Paid to Play!
The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs
male and female summer camp counselors
ages 18 and up. FEYC is an over-night camp
located off of Highway 450 in Umatilla, FL.
The camp runs June 9 July 26. Please
contact Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673
Ext. 251 or 253 455-4267 4-23-71-14.

PT BABYSITTER for fun 1, 3 and 5 yr old
boys. Various hours needed, esp Mon and
Wed. Exp and refs req'd, non-smoker. In Haile
Plantation. $12/hr. Email rosenson@ufl.edu.
1-11-08-3-14

HOMEWORK COACH WANTED
For bright eleventh grade student. Needs or-
ganizational skills. 5 evenings a week. $10/hr.
352-665-6225 1-11-08-3-14

IT, PT flex hrs Enjoys keeping current on
Hardware/software products. Knowledge of
LINUX & non-Google/Yahoo search engines
pref. Troubleshoot server w/6-8 work sta-
tions. Resume to paulsrothstein@yahoo.co
m 1-23-08-10-14


OFFICE ASSISTANT FT outside/inside,
passion for language & fitness. Avid reader,
'interest in MMA a plus. Computer fluency.
1 yr + commitment. Resume to 626 NE 1st.
St. or paulsrothstein@yahoo.com 1-23-08-
10-14

Technician Needed FT/PT
Tues/Thurs a must
Please apply in person
Institute of Veterinary Spec
4011 NW 43rd St. Suite A 1-15-5-14

Want to have fun while working?
Cold Stone Creamery is hiring!l
Looking for fun and energetic workers.
Apply at coldstonecreamery.com. 1-11-08-
3-14

Five Star Pizza is now hiring pizza makers
and. phone personell. Will train right individu-
als. Flexible hours, fun environment, great
pay. Apply in person at 600 NW 75th ST
(352)333-7979 1-18-8-14

FULL RESTUARAUNT STAFF NEEDED for
new Thai Fusion Restaurant. Apply in person
with resume starting Tuesday 8th Jan through
Saturday the 12th, from 2-5pm only. 232 SE
1st Street Downtown Gainesville West of the
Hippodrome 1-11-08-3-14

Advanced Technologies & Testing Lab is
seeking applications for Full/Part Time
Office Assistant and Lab Technician /
Chemist. Please email your resume to
attl@bellsouth.net or fax to 352-378-0322
1-11-3-14

TEEN MODELS NEEDED
Publisher of nationally distributed student
educational guides and posters is looking
for local males and females, including all mi-
norities, between the ages of 14 and 21 to be
paid photography models. Your photographs
could appear in our educational publications
which are distributed to schools nationwide.
Need to be available immediately for current
projects. Parent or Guardian must accom-
pany models 17 and under.

Log on to
www.studentaware.com/models.htm
for more information or call:

Sean Sailor
332-9600
AWARE COMMUNICATIONS
305 SW 140th Terrace
Newberry, FL 32669
1-11-3-14

Entry Level Lab Tech. Full or part time, in-
cludes weekends. Duties include monitoring
lab experiments, counting organisms, daily
measurements, handling water samples.
Email resume to: jobs@hydrosphere.net 1-
17-08-7-14

Club Decadence
NOW HIRING DANCERS
AND COCKTAIL WAITRESS.
Apply 12 SW 2nd St, Downtown Gainesville,
behind 8 Seconds next to parking garage.
352-222-2746, www.clubdecadence.com.
2-6-08-20-14

*HIRING PARTY* The Rehab complex
and. Mojitos night clubs are under new
management and we are looking for ALL
POSITIONS: Bartenders, Security, Bar-
backs, etc. When: 1/16/08 @ 8pm @ Rehab.
If you have any questions please call Dario
@ 3054795075. 1-16-08-5-14

Office Clerk Medical Office: Part Time,
No Exp. Needed Flexible Hours 8/hr. Fax:
Resume to 352-376-0320 1-18-08-7-14

$STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$
For gently used clothing/accessories & fur-
niture. No appt.necessary! Sandy's Savvy
Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 372-
1226 4-23-08-69-14

SANDY'S SAVVY CHIC RESALE
BOUTIQUE NOW HIRING. Great Wdfking
environment. PT/FT positions available. $7-
$7.50/hr + incentives. 352-372-1226 2906
NW 13th St. 1-24-08-10-14

FEMALE ORGANIC CHEMISTRY TUTOR
NEEDED. Once or twice a week meetings.
Convenient meeting times can be arranged
between tutor and student. Please call 386-
344-7600 or email at luckysharm007@hotm
ail.com. 1-16-5-14


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Live-in House Cleaning Job
All around Cleaning & Laundry
FT Good pay plus, room and board
Call 256-3323 for more info and interview.
1-16-08-5-14

HOUSE CLEANING JOB
All around Cleaning & Laundry
FT- M-F 10am-5pm, $6.75hr
Call 256-3323 for more info and interview.
1-16-08-5-14

FT nanny needed for newborn starting
January 29 at home on NW side of town.
References and background will be checked.
Send resume to dwpurcell@occamit.com or
call 352-316-6933 (email preferred). 1-24-
08-10-14

Hogan's Great Sandwiches now hiring
Bartenders(no exp nec)/Counter Help/Exp
Sandwich Makers/Closers, for both locations.
Apps accepted Mor 1/14 & Tues 1/15 9am-
11am at 2327 N W 13th Street Albertson's
Plaza. 1-15-08-4-14

Housekeeper needed for busy couple
Needs to work well with big dogs.
5-15 hours per week at $7-10 per hour
Email @ dsarkis@gmail.com or call 352-
514-9800, references prefered 1-24-10-14


WAITPERSON FT & PT
Apply in person after 3pm. Sawamura
Japanese Steak House 1624 SW 13th St
1-16-5-14

MBA Graduates: Fast growing HealthCare
company in Marion County seeks new
grads interested in marketing, sales,
finance & operations. Send resume to
drp@freedomh.com 1-17-08-5-14

FULL TIME LAB TECH POSITION
BS IN MICROBIOLOGY AND CELL
SCIENCE OR RELATED FIELD. $13.50/hr.
e-mail janies@abcr.com 1-25-08-10-14

AUTOCAD PT PERSON M-F DAILY 30-50
HOURS WEEKLY STARTING $9. HOURLY
BASED ON EXPERIENCE. MUST BE
DEPENDABLE & GOOD KNOWLEDGE OF
BASIC AUTOCAD. 1 MILE FROM CAMPUS.
EMAIL: WELLS@RIDGWAYTRUSS.COM
1-25-08-10-14

MARKETING POSITION PT person M-F,
daily 20-30 hrs weekly. Start $8.75/hourly
based on experience. Must be dependable
and have excellent communication skills.
Must be proficient in Excel&Word. 1 mile from
campus. Email: wells@ridgwaytruss.com 1-
25-08-10-14


ADMIN/CLERICAL
Duties include data entry, 25-35wpm,
answering phones, fax, email. FT/PT. $10-
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Drayton's tenure in Gainesville filled with frustration


* FORMER RUNNING BACKS
COACH HAD ROCKY EXIT.

By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
nzaccardi@alligator.org

When Stan Drayton left UF to
becQme the running backs coach
at rival Tennessee, it ended a
rocky working relationship with
Urban Meyer.
Drayton said his time at UF
was frustrating, and former
Gators running back Anthony
Gay can-attest to that, too.
' He left the team before the
2006 season due to multiple
failed drug tests, but before his
career ended, Gay had meetings


with Drayton and Meyer and
picked up on the fact that his
head coach and position coach
weren't all that friendly.
"They ain't like this," said Gay,
holding up crossed fingers to vi-
sually describe it in a September
interview. "They're not even re-
ally tight. A lot of days, I've seen
Coach Drayton shed tears before.
Not in front of (Meyer), but right
after practice because of how he
acknowledged him, because of
how he belittled him."
A source close to the situation
said Drayton was told to look for
another job, but Drayton report-
edly said that he was not fired.
Attempts to reach Meyer
and Drayton through UF and
Tennessee's sports information


departments were unsuccess-
ful. Drayton's voicemail on -a
Gainesville phone number was
full, and he did not respond to
a text message. Current Gators
players are not
made available
for comment in
the offseason.
No matter
how strained
the relationship
between the
Drayton two coaches
was, it wasn't the sole reason for
Drayton's flight from UF.
Gay had nothing but praise for
Drayton's coaching abilities, but
the 36-year-old was the lowest-
paid assistant on Meyer's staff,
earning $135,000 per year.


Meyer also might not have
had much use for Drayton com-
pared to other assistants since
running backs play a smaller role
in his spread offense than at other
schools, like Tennessee, which
have stable running games.
"The offense that we were
running at Florida didn't have
much involvement from the
running back," Drayton told the
Knoxville News-Sentinel. "There
was some frustration there, to
be honest with you. But you're
in a community that's very sup-
portive of Florida. Florida's been
good to me for three years. It was
a very comfortable situation, it
really was. Urban Meyer made
it a very comfortable situation
for me."


The situation leading to
Drayton's lateral coaching move,
a decision made on Sunday and
announced on Tuesday, was not
so comfortable.
Drayton told the paper that
Tennessee coach Phillip Fulmer
called Meyer on Friday morn-
ing, likely to ask for permission
to speak with Drayton. Meyer
reportedly left a staff meeting to
answer the phone, returned and
dismissed everyone but Drayton
from the room.
"I can't go into too much
detail, but it was a little rough,
a little rocky," Drayton told the
paper. "He had a coach that was
getting ready to entertain a situ-
ation at his rival school. I under-
stood that completely."


Gators face depleted Tigers in second SEC test


HOOPS, from page 19


"I think we definitely give mismatch problems.
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said. "Whoever gets the ball can go with it."
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Saturday when UF hosts Auburn (9-3) at noon.
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Conference opener. In the road victory, the Gators
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but we still made so many mistakes consecutively,"
he said. "We have to get a lot better than we are right
now."
UF faces an Auburn team that has been marred
with injuries and poor luck so far. The Tigers had
only seven scholarship players before losing forward
Korvotney Barber with a broken hand two weeks
ago. That came on the heels of a five-game sus-
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AFC South year after year with the hopes of one day sur-
passing the Indianapolis Colts.
The quick fix: beat the Patriots Saturday.
Toppling the unbeatable foe would inject some life into
a Jaguars organization and fan base that is teetering on
the edge of becoming something special,
Who knows? Maybe a surge of'interest in the team
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Coaching stability is crucial for the Jaguars to stay put.
They have taken on the personality of their leader, and
should he leave before the franchise begins selling out
every game, the consequences could be dire.
All it takes is one or two bad seasons to send the team
packing, but one good win would go a long way.






18, ALLIGATOR S FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2008


Gators prep for tough schedule


UF's season starts tonight


By BOBBY CALLOVI
Alligator Writer
& bcallovi@alligator.org

If it were up to Coach Rhonda
Faehn, she would be at her UF
gymnastics team's first meet
against Illinois-Chicago on
Friday night.
Bu1.not everyone on the team
thinks she should rush back so
soon after having a baby boy,
Noah mile Bayon, on Tuesday.
"We told her not to worry
about it, because we've prepared
ourselves so much that we would
rather her stay home, get rest and
get some sleep," junior Corey
Hartung said. "But that's her
personality. She's a wonderful
person and- a wonderful coach."
It is still unknown whether
Faehn will attend her squad's
season opener, but the team
knows it must concentrate on
getting off to a strong start to the
season.
Faehn said if she can't be
there, it will be a great test for her
team to see if it can stay focused
on the task at hand.
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MIC Athlete of the Year Annie
Kachman.
"Illinois-Chicago is a great
start to the season," Faehn said
earlier this week. "This is a great
preparation for Georgia."
UF will face the top-ranked
Bulldogs next week.

"We told her not to worry
about it, because we've
prepared ourselves so
much that we would rather
her stay home, get rest
and get some sleep."
Corey Hartung
UFjunior

The Gators last faced Illinois-
Chicago in 2004 when UF earned
the victory 197.225 to 192.675.
After months of practicing, the
Gators are ready to compete and
try out their new routines in an
actual meet.
"We're all so excited to get
the season started," Faehn said.
"We're just anxious to get out
there and get on our way."
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tions the Gators will face with
their, preseason No. 2 ranking,
even bigger things will be ex-
pected from sophomore Melanie


Sinclair.
She will finally be performing
at full health after being slowed
down last year due to a preseason
knee surgery.
"This year [Sinclair] is in tre-
mendous form physically, she is
doing all four events and doing
them really, really well," Faehn
said. "Look for her to be a top
all-arounder for us and that top
marquee athlete that we have
been looking for, because she is
now feeling healthy."
UF could get a boost from a
new face as well.
Redshirt sophomore Maranda
Smith transferred from UCLA
and will likely compete in vault,
uneven bars and floor events this
year.
"Look for Maranda Smith,
who's a newcomer just for this
semester," Faehn said. "It's going
to take her a little bit of time to
get used to everything, but she
could be in our lineup soon."
Although it's tough for
Sinclair to not look ahead to the
Georgia meet next week, she
knows that she must start with
Illinois-Chicago.
Sinclair said she just wants to
start the season off right by hit-
ting all of her routines.
She isn't worried about the ef-
fects of Faehn's potential absence
on the team.
"We are going to do what we
normally do, she just isn't going
to see it."


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Holliday agrees to position with alma mater WVU


By MIKE MCCALL
Alligator Staff Writer
mmccall@alligator.org

Gators safeties coach John
"Doc" Holliday has accepted
a position with West Virginia,
his wife confirmed Thursday
afternoon.
"Unless something else
comes up, it looks like he's head-
ed that way," Diana Holliday
said. "It was a very tough deci-
sion for him. He just decided."
Holliday .spent 23 years
at WVU as a player and
coach. He interviewed for the
Mountaineers' head coaching
position in December, but in-
terim coach Bill Stewart filled
the spot after he led the team to
a win against Oklahoma in the
Fiesta Bowl.
"(Doc) has loved the
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thing that Coach (Urban) Meyer
has done," Diana Holliday said.
"It's a great coaching staff."
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home was sporting a "for sale"
sign in its front yard Thursday.
Holliday has built a reputa-
tion as one of the nation's best re-
cruiters, and he focused most of
his efforts on the South Florida
area while at UF.E It's unknown


what effect Holliday's departure
will have on the Gators' current
class, which features several
players that he recruited.
"He's widely known across
the nation as one of the most
successful recruiters in all of col-
lege football," Scout.com recruit-
ing analyst Mike Bakas said.
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immediately made a difference
by getting them involved with a
lot of top kids."
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Football Jersey City (N.J.)
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High's Dee Finley, have verbally
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their position coach could sway
them elsewhere before National
Signing Day on Feb. 6. Finley
chose the Gators over his home-
town Auburn Tigers in June.
"I'd be just floored if Will Hill
went anywhere but Florida,"
Bakas said. "Of the two, some-
body like Dee Finley would be
more likely to back out."
"Whenever you lose someone
like (Holliday), there's obviously
some type of impact, but how
much of an impact will depend
on who replaces him."


Alligator File Photo
UF safeties coach John "Doc" Holliday (in white) lookson during practice. Holliday will leave Gainesville after
three seasons, and his departure could impact the Gators' 2008 recruiting class.


Jags playing for more than a win


The big picture isn't always the big
picture.
When the Jacksonville Jaguars
and New England Patriots meet in
Saturday's AFC divisional playoff
game, more will be at stake than ad-
vancing in the playoffs or maintaining
perfection.
While the Pats strive for the label of
greatest team ever, a win for the Jags
could be a real franchise-stabilizing
moment.
After dealing with blackouts and the
small Jacksonville market for several
years, there was talk before this season
that the Jaguars could vacate Northeast
Florida.
After making a last-minute quarter-
back switch to replace Byron Leftwich
with David Garrard, it seems Coach
Jack Del Rio has earned a new contract.


Mike McCall
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Like I See It
mmc6alli@alligator.org


But despite the
growing hype that
surrounded the
team as the season
progressed, its
fans didn't look
convinced until
the home finale
against Oakland.
In that game,
the stands were
filled and rocking


for the whole contest, and the only
way to keep that mentality around in
the River City is by pushing through
the 'dark horse' label the Jags currently
have and bursting onto the national
scene,
The hard route: continue on at a
steady pace, struggling through the
SEE CALLIN' IT, PAGE 17


UF MEN'S BASKETBALL

Close-knit guards lead UF


By DANNY KLEIN
Alligator Staff Writer
dklein@alligator.org

On the hardwood and in life, UF
guards Nick Calathes and Jai Lucas
are like brothers, but when it comes to
video games the roommates are miles
apart.
"He's (Calathes) not really that good,
but he talks the most trash," Lucas said.
"It's always fun to beat him because
he talks the most, but he's not good at
video games."
Calathes admits his game in the vir-
tual world is all talk and has no problem
giving Lucas the credit he deserves.
"Oh yeah, definitely," Calathes said.
"He plays a lot, so he probably deserves
the honor."
The two former McDonald's All-
Americans are developing a special
bond as the season progresses. Calathes
said the two spend most of their time
together, whether it's within, the walls


of a gym or their Keys dormitory apart-
ment, which they share with teammates
Chandler Parsons and Adam Allen.
"I'm around Nick all the time, so I
know him real well," Lucas said. "He's
a great guy. He's always trying to crack
a joke. He thinks he's real funny, but
he's really not that funny at all."
"I thought our guys competed
and played hard... but we still
made so many mistakes con-
secutively."
Billy Donovan
UF coach

Perhaps the most notable bond of all
can be seen during games, where the
two make up two-thirds of the Gators'
starting backcourt. In Tuesday's win
against Alabama, the combo combined
for 40 points and 12 assists.
SEE HOOPS, PAGE 17


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ESPN, 8 p.m. football history, transferred to Miami Auburn 70 the 400 meter hurdles with a mark of 47.61
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UPFWOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Gators can't convert in clutch, drop SEC opener


By PHIL KEGLER
Alligator Staff Writer
pkegler@alligator.org
The UF women's basketball team
will remember Thursday night's
game for a while.
The Gators had two chances to
win in the last minute but could
not convert and were left heart-
broken after a 60-58 loss in their
Soumeastem Conference opener at
Kentucky.
UF forced a shot-dock violation
with 14.5 seconds left, trailing by
one, getting the ball and a chance to
extend its seven-game win streak.
No one doubted that the ball
would go to junior forward Marshae


Dotson, who was in the middle of
tying her career high with 26 points
while grabbing 12 rebounds.
The Gators got the ball down
low to Dotson, who appeared to be
in good post position with her back
to the basket before she abruptly fell
over a Kentucky player who had
landed at her feet.
The Wildcats gained possession
and called timeout, but the Gators
were still not out of it.
Sophomore point guard Lonnika
Thompson stole the ensuing in-
bounds pass with four seconds to
play and dished it to Dotson on the
left block.
Dotson turned to lay the ball
off the glass and ran right into


Kentucky's Chelsea Chowning, who
fell to take a charge.
Chowning made 1 of 2 free
throws, and UF was unable to get a
desperation shot
off in the dosing
seconds.
It was a tough
welcome back
for UF coach
Amanda Butler
in her first game
with the team
Butler since her grand-
mother's passing Saturday night.
"It was disappointing certainly,"
she said. "But at the same time, it's a
road game, you can't expect for the
ball to bounce your way. You don't


expect for decisions to be made in
your favor, especially in the heat of
the moment. We just have to control
the things we can control."
Dotson didn't have much to say
about the dose calls near the end of
the game.
"It happened so fast," Dotson
said. "Honestly, I don't remember
the play."
The Gators went back to their old
ways, committing 24 turnovers to
only seven assists. Kentucky scored
32 points off those turnovers.
Senior guard and leading scorer
Depree Bowden came in averaging
14.8 points per game, but had just 3
points on 1-of-6 shooting in 32 min-
utes of play.


The game was close the entire
way with neither team leading by
more than 8.
"Ultimately, they, I guess, were
two points better than us," Butler
said. "It's tough to take, but I guess
that's the case tonight."
The game might also leave more
of a negative mark on this team than
simply in the loss column.
Junior Sha Brooks (13 points) fell
to the floor in the last two minutes
clutching her right knee. She had to
be helped off the floor and did not
re-enter the game, although Butler
said it's too early to tell what dam-
age, if any, had occurred.
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4 VLFLUMVE~IJ.I 101 6 the independent florida illigate Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida We Inform. You Decide. -S ,Recye1 FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2008 Budget cuts may cost UF summer classes N FLORIDA LEGISLATURE SLASHES UF'S FUNDING AGAIN. By ILEANA MORALES Alligator Writer imorales@alligator.org Following state funding cuts, UF students may have to take the summer off whether they like it or not. The Florida Legislature has slashed funding from the state's public universities for a second time, bringing UF's total budget cuts from about $34 million to about $40 million. The short change stems from property tax shortcomings. UF President Bernie Machen has mentioned cutting summer classes as a possible solution to UF's financial woes, said Steve "No decision has been made yet, but everything is on the table." Steve Orlando UF spokesman Orlando, IJF spokesman. Reducing the amount of buildings used over the summer would save on energy costs, he said. "No decision has been made yet, but everything is on the table," Orlando said. He said a date has not been set for a final decision, and no cuts can be made for this semester since it has already begun. "We're going to have to look beyond that,, which is why summer school comes into play," Orlando said. He said Machen understands that limiting SEE SUMMMER, PAGE 9 Rush to kick off Marianne Lijewski / Alligator Delta Chi Fraternity recruitment chairman, sophomore Robert Wiggenhorn, Delta Chi vice president, senior Tony Perez, and Delta Chi president, senior Joseph Janusz, hang a recruiting sign for rush Thursday afternoon. By DEBORAH SWERDLOW Alligator Writer dswerdlow@alligator.org Twenty-five UF fraternities will open their houses next week to welcome swarms of male students searching for brotherhood. UF's Interfraternity Council, which oversees UF's 26 men's social fraternity chapters, will kick off spring recruitment with an informational forum at 6 p.m Sunday in the Reitz Union's Rion Ballroom, said Christopher Gleeson, the council's membership vice president. Gleeson, a UF business junior, said' the council would explain the rush events and answer questions to make students more comfortable with recruitment. "It's a very intimidating process if you don't know what's going on," he said. After the presentation, members from each fraternity will be available to answer students' more specific questions on the Reitz Union Colonnade, he said. Rush events will begin at 8 p.m. Sunday. All the fraternities will open their houses, and any fraternity without a house will congregate on Lake Alice Field. "What we really do encourage is (to) go see every chapter house the first few Greek days of the week and Life then narrow it down," Gleeson said. Monday through Friday, potential new members can attend lunch, dinner and an evening event at any of the houses. Gleeson said the chapters without houses don't have plans for lunch or dinner, except for Sigma Pi Fraternity, which will host lunch at I Love New York Pizza restaurant on University Avenue. Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity is the only fraternity not parSEE RUSH, PAGE 9 UF ADMINISTRATION Machen's inbox flooded with anti-Kevorkian e-mails By LIA GANOSELLIS Alligator Writer eganosellis@aigator.org An upcoming speech at UF from Dr. Jack Kevorkian, who spent eight years in prison for assisting more than 130 suicides, has spurred about 1,000 e-mails to UF's administration in the past few days. The letters all request one thing -cancel the date with Dr. Death. Kevorkian is scheduled for a speech at the O'Connell Center Tuesday night sponsored by Accent, Student Government's speakers bureau. Kevorkian, a retired doctor who specialized in disease diagnosis, was released on parole in June. Janine Sikes, UF spokeswomKevorkian an, said she and UF President Bernie Machen plan to respond to every e-mail. Although each one is from a different address, they are all identical in form, and UF doesn't know who's leading the 'effort, Sikes said. "With the forced starvation of Terri Schiavo still fresh in our nation's memory," one e-mail states, "I am appalled that a convicted felon like Dr. Kevorkian is being given the microphone at the University of Florida." Katherine Schinn, president of UF's Pro-Life Alliance, said she didn't know about the e-mails or who was responsible for them, although her organization plans SEE EMAIL, PAGE 8 "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" RIn a small town in South Florida, migrant workers struggle to earn money by picking tomatoes. See photo story, pg. 5. 0 UF safeties coach Jon Doc' Holliday accepted a position at his alma mater, West Virginia, where he played and coached for 23 years. His exit could impact the Gators' recruiting class. See story, pg. 19 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6' DECLASSIFIED 10 CROSSWORD 13 ThunderSPORTS 19 storms 77/57 visit www.alligator.org

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2008 m ALLIGATOR, 3 First UF campus flu case appears By WHITNEY HOLTZMAN Alligator contributing Writer Flu season has officially arrived on UF's campus. With last week's diagnosis of the first on-campus influenza case, the Student Health Care Center is encouraging students to get a vaccination. "True influenza will knock you out for at least a week," said Jane Cullen, SHCC associate director of nursing. In hopes of flu prevention, the center is offering reasonably priced flu shots for $5 to students and $25 for faculty and staff. SHCC began with between 5,000 and 8,000 available shots in October and now has between 500 and 800 remaining. Cullen said that patients with flu symptoms can be prescribed antiviral medications to help lessen the symptoms and shorten the duration of the flu. "Now is when we are in the midst of Public the flu season," Gelth Cullen said. Cullen also said the flu spreads quickly through coughing, and that "it is just a matter of time before it spreads." Shots are.given on a walkin basis on the first floor of the Student Health Care Center every Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. GAINESVILLE CITY ELECTIONS City candidate stresses change By DREW HARWELL Alligator Staff Writer dharwelI@alIigator.org As Gainesville's late-January city elections inch closer, one underdog candidate is hoping his military experience and zeal for change will win him a city commission seat. Armando Grundy, 28, said he chose to run for the District 3 commission seat, which encompasses southwest Gainesville and parts of the UF campus, because he thought it was not being well represented by incumbent Jack Donovan, 63. "I believe there are growing disparities in our community," Grundy said. "Our community needs someone that cares about District 3 and cares about our future." Since moving to Gainesville about a year ago, Grundy said he has grown to disagree with Donovan's voting record and doubts his commitment. "I believe you have to be a servant before you can lead," he said, "and I have a track record of being a servant." Donovan, who has held the seat since he was elected in 2005, questioned Grundy's own qualifications. "He hasn't been active in the Gainesville community," Donovan said of his competitor. "He has no track record here and nobody really knows him or what his values are or what he might contribute. That's just a big question mark." Lowering taxes, lessening regulations and improving government accountability are general issues Grundy said he would focus on if elected. More specifically, he mentioned improving what he called the city's underemployment problem, funding police and fire departments and halting the spending of tax dollars on private projects like University Corners, a high-rise planned for the corner of West University Avenue and 13th Street. Grundy said one of his goals, public safety, is vital for Gainesville in light of what he said was a 16 percent increase in -violent crime for Gainesville over the past year. "I believe there are growing disparities in our community." Armando Grundy Gainesville District 3 commissioner candidate His citation has yet to be verified, though, as preliminary FBI statistics released Monday show the city has only seen an approximate 5 percent increase. Grundy, a Florida native, worked in the U.S. Army on air traffic control, logistics and combat engineering for eight years before his term of service ended in 2005. 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4,/AELIGATOR U FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2008 Cafe celebrates grand opening New location near campus Even though the new location is not directly on University FRi Beat the Clock By KATIE GALLAGHER a non-caffeine stimulant. Avenue, Alisa Kenney said she is Live DJ Alligator Writer "You don't get the spike and not worried about it being out of kgallagher@alligator.org crash you get out of caffeine," 41, thT:Free Beer & Live DJ Prizes and $1.50 lattes will likely draw crowds to Coffee Culture today for the store's grand opening at its new location. Though it opened its doors in early December, the First Avenue shop, next to Goerings Book Store, will celebrate today with sales, music and giveaways including a pair of UF-Vanderbilt basketball tickets. Customers can also submit their latte recipes in a contest. The top 12 winners will have their drinks named after them, and their drinks will be available to order. "We've got our comfy couches, which everyone said we had to have." Alisa Rowe Kenney Coffee Culture owner "We're trying to. involve our customers," said Alisa Rowe Kenney, who owns the business with her husband, Michael Kenney. Coffee Culture's other Gainesville location has been in business on Northwest 13th Street for three years. In addition to coffee drinks and paninis, the First Avenue Coffee Culture also ,serves ice cream by Sweet Dreams, the shop's previous occupant. The location will still have Coffee Culture's signature lending library and shelf of board games. "We've got our comfy couches, which everyone said we had to have," Alisa Kenney said. She hopes to have evening entertainment on the patio, she said. Most exciting, she said, is a new drink called mate, which contains she said. "You get a spike and this slow decline downward." To experiment with its effect, Michael Kenney said he and a coworker took eight straight shots of the mat6, which is usually mixed with milk. "All we felt was really super energized," he said. "We felt like we wanted to go run a mara.y. "Everyone knows this pocket is back here," she said. Jennifer Francis, a UF telecommunications sophomore, visited the shop for the first time Thursday and said she'd be back for more caramel lattes. "It's a really nice place to sit out, especially when it's a nice day like today," she said. Nicole Safker / Alligator Staff Michael Kenney, co-owner of Coffee Culture, wipes tables as Angela Cates sweeps the floor at the shop's new location next to Goering's Bookstore Thursday afternoon. The shop's grand opening is today. Planetarium reopens with a price N SFCC'S PLANETARIUM WILL NOW COST ADULTS $4 AND CHILDREN, SENIORS $3. By KATIE EMMETS Alligator Writer kemmets@alligator.org After closing for the holidays, the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at SFCC will reopen Friday night, but admission is no longer free. Laurent Pellerin, the director of the planetarium, said tickets will cost $4 foF adults and $3 for children and senior citizens. Those with a SFCC ID and children under three years old will still get in free. The reopening will kick off at 7 p.m. with a show called "Southern Nights." The show teaches audience members how to identify constellations and planets in the skies over North Central Florida. Following the show, the planetarium will host a concert featuring music from four genres: techno, rave, dance and club. Three-D animations will be shown on the dome screen to accompany the music. Santa Fe Concert tickets cost $10. Ill I ly On Saturday at 5 p.m., the c'lt4gF planetarium will show "Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity," a high-resolution animation about the formation of the universe, the birth and death of stars and the collision of giant galaxies. The production is narrated by Academy Awardnominated actor Liam Neeson and will not be shown in any other Florida planetariums, Pellerin said. Trailers for the new shows can be-viewed on the planetarium Web site, www.sfcc.edu/planetarium. We wanted to know too. So we sat down with groups of students and asked. This is what we heard. "Everything is easy to access like the cardio machines, classes and free weight area. And, we get help if we need it, for free. It's a comfortable place where I see all my friends and it's affordable too .Cool." Yep, that's what we said too. Check Us Out At GHFC.com Or Call Us For A Free Tour NEWBERRY ROAD 377-4955 -TIOGA 692-2180 FOR WOMEN 374-4634

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FJIDAY,,JANUARY 11; 2008A ALLIGATOR, 5 Life of Labor Migrant workers face hardships Every day at 4 a.m., beneath an ink-black sky the streets of Immokalee, a small town between Fort Myers and Naples, begin to stir with the footsteps of migrant working men and women looking for jobs they cannot keep. The workers gather in the parking lot of the a grocery store with its own tortilla maker, waiting for buses from the tomato fields that encircle the city. The drivers of the buses have one thing in mind: to find the most efficient laborers for the day In the fields, the faster a worker picks, the more he is paid. A typical worker picks a 40pound bucket of tomatoes in 60 seconds. At the end of the day, the average worker has picked 2.5 7 W tons of tomatoes. Workdays range from 12 to 14 hours, said Brigitte Gynther of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, a community development organization. When a day's work is finished, the workers are dropped off in the parking lot where they started. Every worker is covered in yellow-brown pesticides that soak their clothes. Many of the older workers suffer from debilitating respiratory problems because of their exposure -to the chemicals. The story does not stop in the fields. Hardship seems to lurk in every comer of the workers'lives. Gynther said that because they cannot afford cars, they must live close to the parking lot where they get work in the morning. Surrounding the parking lot are labor camps full of dilapidated trailers. In these camps it is not uncommon to find 15 farnworkers sharing one trailer. -SCOTT ROBERTSON Scott Robertson/Alligator Staff Above: A bus of farmworkers heads to pick up more passengers at a grocery store. Left: A worker hoists tomatoes off a truck in Immokalee. Above: A typical labor camp trailer in Immokalee. The average trailer houses between eight and 15 farm workers. Right: A Haitian farm worker carries a 40-pound bucket of tomatoes to the packing truck. The average worker picks 220 buckets in one day, totaling about 2.5 tons of tomatoes. zicon nooervion/ mitgaor zar

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6, ALLIGATOR U FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2008 Editorial he holidays are officially over, and it's that time of year again. You're heading back to class with aspirations of burning off all the cookies you ate over break and attempting to actually stick to your New Year's resolutions this time -or at least until drop/add ends. As you diligently organize your planner and write in all those scheduled exams you swear to study for and papers you promise not to leave until the last minute, you realize it won't be long before everything becomes business as usual, and you're stressing out come finals week. But, for now, enjoy the time when nothing is due and relax with this week's "Welcome Back" edition of. Darts & Laurels We start with a nice-way-of-kicking-off-the-year DART to the Leon County circuit judge who threw out the case for tuition control based on a failure to show standing on Jan. 3. Hopefully, former Florida Gov. Bob Graham and the Board of Governors can submit enough evidence by Feb. 4 to have their case reinstated, so we can finally figure out who ultimately controls the future of the State University System. It's time to finally show those power mongers in the Legislature who's really boss. Speaking of the boss, we offer a glad-you're-back-because-this-spring-may-be-your-only-chance-to-graduate DART to Bernie Machen for suggesting that summer school may have to be taken away to make up for the $16 million deficit due to state budget cuts. Surely, there are other ways to make up for the shortage. However, despite our usual reluctance, we can't help but offer a they-want-us-to-return-to-a-safer-campuswith-a-system-that-actually-works LAUREL to University of Florida officials for their plans to test the emergency text-messaging system for the first time Tuesday. With LSU's recent glitch, UF made the right choice to avoid similar problems and make sure all students have up-to-date information in case of an emergency. In the wake of the tragedy at Virginia Tech in April, college officials can't leave much to chance these days. And since most of us are glued to our cell phones anyway (thanks a lot for that iPhone, Steve Jobs -that didn't help), why not send us a message that we'll actually get? Unfortunately, we have no choice but to give an absolutely-no-cutesy-way-to-say-it DART to the staff of the Hilochee Wildlife Management Area for their dense decision to start a controlled burn near 1-4 in Winter Haven this week. Their attempt to clear land for a wildlife habitat in one of the state's driest areas turned into a predictably out-ofcontrol wildfire. The resulting smoke-fog mixture over the interstate led to a 70-car pileup that killed four people and hospitalized 38. 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If you want to spend your time between classes chasing down UF administrators and calling university spokespersons, well, you're probably not going to get the job right off the bat. But submit some stories that prove you can handle that sort of thing. Maybe you're opinionated. You could try out for a spot as a regular columnist. We welcome those with all viewpoints -. be they conservative or liberal -to apply. Bring in a sample column of about 550 words, and show us what you've got. Or just e-mail it to letters@alligator.org. Chad Smith Like sports? Our sports editor@alligator.org staff follows the Gators all over the country, from covering a weeknight basketball game in Tuscaloosa, Ala., to spending a week in Arizona covering the football team at the national championship game. The sports editors are looking for copy editors and writers so come by and see how you -.uhh -score with them. Do you hate when your friends send you text messages without punctuation? Do you debate hyphen placement with your friends? Our copy desk does, and maybe you'd fit in well there. Come by and schedule a copy-editing test based on grammar and Associated Press style. Whether you're a freshman or a senior and want to be a journalist of any kind when you graduate, I'd encourage you to come by and see how you can get experience with us. Who knows? You might be the next Carl Hiaasen, an Alligator alumnus, a noted novelist and a columnist for The Miami Herald. Or perhaps you'll be the next alum who wins the Pulitzer Prize, like former staffers Debbie Cenziper and David Finkel recently did. But before we get ahead of ourselves, stop by our office. We'll see if we can put you to work. Then maybe it will be your mug shot running in our ads for open house in a few years. Chad Smith is a journalism senior and flie editor of the Alligator. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator. 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FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2008 0 ALLIGATOR, 7 Letters to the Editor Police should switch focus to DUls Congratulations, Gainesville Police Department. While you were busy arresting dozens of underage drinkers, many of-age patrons were driving home drunk. The police officers parked behind Gator City Wednesday night to arrest underage kids could've been on the streets looking for drunken drivers. When will you learn that it is drunken drivers that threaten our community and not underage drinking? Lt. Keith Kameg says his department is beefing up underage patrols in the wake of Lt. Corey Dahliem's traoic death last year. Guess what Austin rightt wasisn't underage. He was of legal age and driving drunk, which is more dangerous than drinking when you're 20. If anything should be learned from Dahlem's death, it's that we need to crack down on DUIs and not underage drinking. GPD's resources would be better used by setting up DUI checkpoints and cracking down on drunken drivers. Even the deterrent effect of checkpoints would make the streets infinitely safer. Getting intoxicated drivers off our streets would benefit everyone in this community much more than arresting some freshman who is drinking a beer. Ian Fisher 1L, Alligator alumnus Student-athletes earn special treament In response to Rebecca Ganzak's Thursday column, giving student-athletes special treatment -especially the big moneyinakers of football and men's basketball -is the least the university can do, seeing that these teams pour millions of dollars into UF each year. When you start paying UF millions of dollars, then you deserve to get a little more attention than someone who is paying them next to nothing. Matthew Simmons UF alumnus Column about Pakistan 'ludicrous' As a grad student, I've read and loved nearly seven years of factual Alligator print, but Ms. Pandey's article was yellow journalism at it's finest. Where does she get off insulting American people? Sure, we watch a lot of celebrity gossip. But, I would be hard-pressed to find any Indian or Pakistani that doesn't know the relationship status of Shahrukh Khan or the new movie that stars Aishwarya Rai. Also, to state that the common South Asian would know more about American politics is ludicrous. I've been to Pakistan, Ms. Pandey, and I can guarantee you that the people selling mangos in the market sure don't know who Barack Obama is. Where does she get off making assumptions about Pakistan? Terrorists aren't going to steal the nuclear arsenal, since the military hates them, too. Musharraf is not targeting India because he's actually been visiting the country for peace talks since 2006. The Bush administration is not secretly sending loads of cash to fuel the Pakistanki war machine. Rather, it is renting space, sending aid and buying intelligence like any other country. Ms. Pandey suggests that the American people don't know much about Pakistan. I think she doesn't know much about either country. Imran Ahson 3DN I E Voters should look past campaign hype Joseph Trimboli's letter in favor of Hillary Clinton published Thursday is nothing more than a quote of Clinton's talking points. Please make informed decisions in voting based on substantive issues and not just campaign hype. If you want to vote for Clinton, find out about her 35 years of experience, and decide whether that experience is relevant. Look at what supposedly makes her plan better than Sen. Barack Obama's, or anyone else's, and evaluate it critically. If you want to vote for Obama, figure out what change he is talking about and whether it's the change you want. Think about whether he can affect that change. My own conclusion is that the differences between the candidates are substantively very little. It is not my intention to endorse one over the other, or to endorse a Democrat over a Republican. But, I do think the dialogue needs to move past talking points and into substance. Kevin Savage 8LS Hey, Ad and Business Majors1 Dive into a new opportunity Sales positions & internships are available with the advertising department for UF & SFCC Students! To compete in today's job market, you need experience. And the more experience you have to offer future employers, the better. But how can you get a job that will give you experience when you need experience to get a job? The Aigator offers students just like you that opportunity. You will gain valuable sales experience through personal contact with clients. You w ill learn the newspaper business from a hands-on perspective. If you can work Spring and Summer semesters, then we're taking applications. You must be enrolled in Spring and Summer classes full time. Join the staff of the largest independent college newspaper in the nation. Let The Alligatorbe your first step toward a successful future. Applications are available at The Alligator, 1105 W. University Ave. Application deadline: Friday, 1/25/08 at 4pm Call 376-4482 if you have any questions and ask for Lauren 7 5, ~4FIRTIAYS. $4 I3ud Light Pitchers $4 Jager bombs 170 W. UniversityAve. 374-4964 0. o o i',0 $4 Miller-Lite Pitchers $4 Long Islands 1702 W. University Ave I ~ ~J~v.Pzzn (352) 376-0680 CA MIDTOWN STORE Lunch Specials Fridays Any Calzone (I Topping) w/16oz. drink Only $5.95 F1QRJDA vs. s SATURDAY, JAN. t2 @ 2 PM PLEASE ENTER @ GATE 2 Admission is Free All Promotions are subject to change All home meets at The Stephen C. O'Connell Center alligator

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8, ALLIGATOR U FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2008 Study abroad students may get refunds from lawsuit Visa, others may have hid fees By DEBORAH SWERDLOW Alligator Writer dswerdlow@alligator.org After trudging through a Mexican rainforest, visiting his grandparents' birthplace in Greece and studying calligraphy in Japan, Christopher Matthews had charged almost $5,000 on his Visa credit card. And now, because his credit card company has been accused of hiding a 1 percent to 3 percent foreign transaction fee, Matthews, a UF pre-med junior, is getting some of that money back. Thanks to a class-action lawsuit brought on by 20 credit card customers in 2003, he can expect a $25 check within a few months. The customers stated that Visa, MasterCard and Diners Club International credit cards conspired to set the fees and conceal them from the public, which would violate antitrust laws, according to the settlement agreement. The settlement is still subject to final court approval in March, and as long as the court approves the settlement, refund checks should be issued soon after. Although the companies continuously denied wrongdoing, they agreed to a settlement to avoid further legal expenses, according to the agreement. As part of the settlement, the companies will reimburse the fees for all eligible customers who submit paperwork requesting a refund. Any customer who used one of those three credit cards overseas in the last 10 years is eligible. So far, about 30 million people nationwide have received notifications that they might qualify. Customers seeking refunds have three options: they can apply for a basic $25 refund, answer questions about their travels and receive a refund based on how much they might have spent, or document every credit card expense overseas and receive a refund based on those purchases. "I'd take the $25 and run." Karen Fooks director of UF Student Financial Affairs Even though Matthews charged thousands of dollars to his credit card, he said he chose the $25 refund because it was the easiest option. "Honestly, it was just a pleasant surprise and a nice way for an extra few dollars in your pocket," Matthews said. Karen Fooks, director of UF Student Financial Affairs, said she expects that most students would also choose the $25 refund. "It's highly unlikely that the average student certainly would be charging anything on credit cards that would merit more than the $25 refund," Fooks said. "You're just talking about transaction fees, which are relatively nominal to the price of whatever you bought." "I'd take the $25 and run," she added. Susanne Hill, coordinator of UF Study Abroad Services, said she hasn't received any questions about the refunds from the 2,000 UF students who study abroad each year. Hill said students might not be asking about the refund because they nght have used their credit cards overseas while on vacation with their families or other programs not related to the university. "I would assume that they probably check with their bank or with their credit card company, since the finance charge is really not related to study abroad per se," Hill wrote in an e-mail. She said students who participate in a sixweek program probably charge about $1,000 on a credit card. "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" UF officials plan to answer all e-mails For years, the Eon had lurked on Fraternity Row in front of UF's Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. Then, in November, the lion met his doom. His face was smashed in, some believe by a man named Edgar, an infamous enemy of the fraternity Legend has it that Edgar and his girlfriend painted the statue-in 1982, an act then punishable byhead shaving. Fraternitybrothersbelieve'Edgar came back to exact his revenge on the statue. Several said they had seen him lurking on campus around the time the statue was smashed. Thanks to Nicolas Frech, an art history graduate student, the lion will be able to face anew day. SAE hired Frech to rebuild the defaced statue before rush week. It took Frech about 40 hours to rebuild the head. In a few days, the lion will have a face again. It may look different than before, but the lion will stand ready to greet the next pledge class of SAE brothers. -JEREMIAH STANLEY EMAIL, from page 1 to protest the speech Tuesday. Schinn and her group plan to demonstrate with signs and fliers but "no crazy stunts," she said. She said she disagrees with Kevorkian's actions because many of the 130 patients Kevorkian helped die were not physically ill but rather suffering from depression. Several services for suicidal students exist at UF and in most cities, but Kevorkian's patients weren't offered similar help, Schinn said. Yiana Michalakopoulos, a UF classics and pre-med sophomore, said she's interested in what Kevorkian has to say, even though she doesn't support his beliefs. Michalakopoulos volunteers at Haven Hospice, a community for the terminally ill. She said she has aided people with as few as two weeks to live, but she doesn't believe a bleak prognosis would justify aided suicide. UF "Even people Administration with terminal illnesses should be given the opportunity to finish their lives with dignity," Michalakopoulos said. Despite strong student opposition, Sikes said UF does not plan to cancel the speech. "Dr. Kevorkian is certainly a controversial speaker, but we've had controversial speakers on this campus before," Sikes said. The Beast WitnOUt A Face

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2008 N ALLIGATOR, 9 Film showcases African struggles 0 DOCUMENTARY FOCUSES ON DANCE. By KATIE SANDERS Alligator Writer ksanders@alligator.org A UF professor's (r)evolutionary documentary that showcases Africa's passions and plights through dance will be screened 7:30 p.m Monday at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. "Movement (R)evolution Africa," created by Joan Frosch, assistant director of the UF School of Theatre and Dance, exhibits nine choreographers' responses to 21stcentury Africa with movement. Tickets are free and available at the door or in advance from the center. "Dance, because it embodies space, design, ideas, it creates a kinesthetic empathy in the viewer unlike any other article," Frosch said. "And that is the power of dance, and subsequently the power of film." She said she wants to defeat the stereotypes of Africa she sees in "disaster-focused media" and introduce contemporary On African artists as part Campus of the whole world, not the Third World, according to its Web site. "I felt that we needed to address the frozen and static image of African dance in people's minds," she said. Frosch said one of the most striking scenes features a Senegalese dance called "Fagaala," which means "genocide" in the performers' native language, Wolof. The dancers aim to reveal the inner pain of Africans suffering from crimes of humanity. "Audiences typically have a deep emotional reaction that they share with the artists on the screen," she said. Viewers will have an opportunity to discuss the documentary with two groups in the film, Urban Bush Women, from the United States, and Compagnie Jant-Bi, from Senegal. The groups will also perform live at the Phillips Center on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Frosch has conducted research in Africa for almost 35 years, sometimes staying overseas for up to two years at a time. "It's a true celebration of global culture," Frosch said of the film. "A true citizen is a global citizen." Students encouraged to meet with all chapters RUSH, from page 1 ticipating in recnuitment, he said. UF banned the fraternity from recruitment following charges of hazing violations. Pi Lambda Phi and Phi Delta Theta Fraternities had their recruiting privileges reinstated for this semester after spending time on conduct probation. "It's a lifelong bon Craig Th president of the Interfr Despite several cases of f misbehavior this year, Glee he doesn't expect any pro] spring. "Those are isolated in said Craig Thompson, press d. Y the Interfraternity Council. "We don't expect those to occur." )mpson Thompson said he encourages aternity students to attend Sunday's form Council because it's a good opportunity, to leam about everything the council raternity has to offer. son said "The biggest thing for me is in a blems in school of 50,000, being able to join a frat makes it much smaller and cidents," more personal at the University of ;den+ of Florida," Thompson said. "It's a lifelong bond." Universities plan around budget cuts SUMMER, from page 1 summer classes would slow UF students trying to graduate earlier. In addition, incoming students expecting to start school during summer may have to change their plans, he said. "We want to avoid that, but at the same time, these are unusual times," he said. "This is a really serious situation." Willard Harrison, emeritus dean of UF's College of Liberal Arts and Science and a chemistry professor, has seen similarly severe cuts in his 10 years at U. "It does happen every so often," Harrison said. "We had a terrible one (budget cut) in the '90s." He said cuts are inevitable, and administrators will have to choose which classes and programs are least essential. "It's always a bad thing to cut summer budget," he said. "I'm glad I don't have to make those tough decisions." Harrison said these cuts, ince they are the second batch for UF this year, seem to be worse than those in the '90s. "Once you've absorbed one cut, the one coming after that is a real bleeder," Harrison said. "You just don't have any place to tumn for support." Other universities in Florida are also having problems. Barry Ray, Florida State University spokesman, said FSU would have a Board of Trustees meeting Friday to decide how to deal with their impending cuts, which are expected to be two or three times larger than the $12.5 million budget trim they faced in October. He said FSU President T.K. Wetherell is worried about how deep the cuts will be to affect the State University System. "I think it's safe to say he's very conceded about the severity of these cuts and the possibility that it will do lasting damage to our university and the State University System," Ray said. 5-,77 7_, ---V

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Hardwood, fans, large backyard, excellent condition, $900/mo No Dogs 373-3736 2-13-08-45-2 HISTORIC APARTMENTS Available in Fall. 1-2-3 bedrooms, Hardwood floors, fans, porches, downtown. No dogs. 1st-last-security. 373-3736 2-13-08-45-2

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2008 N ALLIGATOR, 11 For Rent For Rent For Rent For Rent For Rent unfurnished unfurnished unfurnished unfur nished) unurnish' ARBOR Ask about 1 month FREE RENT 1 BR/1 BA starting at $635 Close to UF & Shands 2411 SW 35th P1 866-650-8069 M-F 9-6, Sat. 10-2 4-23-08-72-2 Luxury on Sale Save $100/month Now only $570/person 2br/2.5ba on sorority row W/D, dishwasher, alarm Available Jan 4th! 372-7111 4-23-08-72-2 Available Now & Fall Visions South Apts. Walk to UF. new complex 1 BR $999 2BR 2.5 BAwasher/Dryer $1499 pets allowed Gore-Rabell Realty 378-1387 www.gore-rabell.com 4-23-08-72-2 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 2BR APT IN HISTORIC HOUSE Walk to class @ UF. W/D incl. Big fenced yard. 716 NW 4th Ave. $750/mo. billconradco nstruction@yahoo.com 472-9273 1-11-23-2 Move in now to a huge Apt! 1, 2, & 3BRs open for Spring or now! Huge floor plans, D/W, Alarm, Pool & Tennis Call today! 352-376-4002 or pinetreegardens.com 4-23-72-2 4BR HOUSE Large shady yard. No pets. Available Jan 1, 2008. $950/mo. 352-378-9220 or 352-2133901 1-18-08-10-2 Parker Road Baptist Church Radiant Light 3200 SW 122nd Street Church of All Worlds An InterFaith group with Dr. James Jackson, Interim Pastor ner is Mroup s dith 332-4991. 9:45 Sunday School NeoPagan roots. Meets Sundays at noon. Call 378.9659 for directions Worship 11am & 6pn Worship(q 7pm and Youth WOW ky 6:30pm MONTEOCHA BAPTIST CHURCH, Reformned & Evangelical Sunday Worship 11am & 6pn 9420 North County Road 225 www.monteochabaptist.org Campus Bible Study for time & place call 352-377-4446 Victory Church ,, A contemporary Christian church touching Gainesville and the University of FL. Victory UF is our Campus ministry. Sunday 10:30am Wed 7:00pm Friday 7:00pm. Call for a ride. victorychurch.us (352) 371-7800 Episcopal Chapel House http://vww.ufchapelhouse.com/ Communion Services on Sun. at 6:30pm, Wed. at 5:15pm, and Fri. at 12pm. Oasis in the city garden (with free wireless) open 9am to 9pm, fellowship, and more! 352.372.8506 \Creekside ,,Community Church Sunday Service 10:30a.m. College Bible Study Wed 7pm at the Christian Study Center N2640 NW 39th Avenue for more information call (352) 378-1800 % rw.creeksidecc.org -j Ao X -0cov, 4 c_ Chabad Lubavitch Jewish Student Center -Your htme away from bone. -Friday Night Live! -Services & Shabbat Dinner. -7:30pm Spring semester -352-336-5877; 2021 NW 5th Ave. -(5 blocks north of the stadium) -www.JewisliGator.com -.w 1 First United Methodist Church 6.Traditional Sunday Worship 8:25am and 10:55am. All Ages Sunday School Groups9:45anm. Wednesday Dinner ($2 Students) and Classes5:30 -7:30pm. 419 NE 1st St. www.fumcgnv.org ((352)372,8523 \ IA First Presbyterian Church Missing your home church? Come worship with us at 10:55am and then be our guest at The College Cafe for a nutritious lunch. College Bible Study Wed. night 9pm. wwsvw.1stpc.org/collegegroup (106 SW 3rd Street 352-378-1527 Faith Presbyterian Church 8:30 AM Worship -11:00 AM Sunday School -10:00 AM -5916 NW 39th Avenue, 4P7Gainesville Phone: 352-377-5482 www.fpc-gnv.org 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 4-23-72-2 UNIQUE RENTAL-WOODED OASIS IN CENTER OF TOWN! Porches-Privacy fencecomplete remodel!Bus @ driveway.Looking for like minded people to share amazing space!Rooms$350-$425 Call Now! 5143690 1-17-08-14-2 CASABLANCA WEST 3BR 2.5BA TH, Porch, w/d hookups, pool, $895/rent 2735 SW 35th Place #201 Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 1-1808-13-2 BIKE TO CLASSIC 3BR 2BA Ceramic tile, large fenced yard, pets considered, $595/ rent, 3801 SW 17th Place Carl Turlington Real Estate, inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEState.com 1-1808-13-2 Presbyterian & Disciples of Christ Student Center Open, affirming and spiritually diverse. Taize worship Sun. at 7pnn. $1 Dinners Weds. at 7pm # Theology on Tap Tues. Stubbies Pub Downtown 8pm 1402 University Ave, 376-7539 pdcse.org University City Church of Christ or Gators for Christ campus miinistry -college group meets at University City church on Sundays at 9:30am and Wednesdays at 7pm -practical application from God's word, plus service projects, large group events, free meals and much more. (directions and fall calendar at www.gatorsforchrist.org) PASSAGE Family Church PASSAGE Family Church 2020 NE 15th Street wsvw.passageministries.org 8AM 9:30 AM 11AM Sundays 7PM Wednesdays Prayer & Bible Study. PASSAGE is a progressive in-denominational ministry that is Word-based and vision driven. Come soar with us. I PS W01 376.102 IC BIKE TO CAMPUS! Private 2Br duplex, Ceramic tile, large fenced yard, pets considered, $595/rent, 3801 SW 17th Place Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 1-1808-13-2 CONVENIENT TO SHANDS/UF! Quiet,2BR 1.5 BATH, wood laminate flooring, newer carpet, washer/dryer, $825/rent, 4536 SW 44th Ln Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlintonRealEstate.com 1-18-0813-2 Great place for students! 3 BR 2 BA 1300 sq.ft. condo Minutes from oaks mall and UF $1 000/month Call 352-317-5444 1-22-08-12-2 3BD 2 6TH, 2300 SQF Huge home on 1 acre best location (behind NPRMC)Pets ok short term lease avail. Move in ready! Call (352)284-0116 jglas2003@hotmail.com 1-24-08-14-2 2BR/1.5BA $535 Shands/UF area. Leave message please 386-328-6229, cell 386-972-4115 or email: el999wheat@bellsouth.net 1-18-08-10-2 lbr/lba w/kitchen, walk-in closet, #12 bus route to UF. $539/mo, unfurn, 1 occpnt, $250 lease transfer + $39 app fee. Available 1/7/08 or later. (1/08 rent paid) Ends 7/31/08. Fees negotiable. Call Zach 941-518-4542 1-1108-5-2 Mill Run -2 BR/1.5 BA, Tile, new carpet & paint, master balcony. DWIWD hkup. Pets OK. Avail Now. $715 mo + $715 sec. (352) 871-7460. 1-29-08-11-2 2 bdrm/bath sublet avail 01/03/08 thru 08/07/ 08 Oxford Manor $949/mo 352-684-3535 352-263-4638 1-11-08-5-2 *8 Blocks to UF* *Unique and spacious 5/1 with 3 half-baths, central a/c, 3,000 sq. ft, **extra parking, high ceilings, lots of glass, plant atrium, WD hook-up**$2,300 352-375-8256 4-23-72-2 **CAMPUS EDGE 2BR/2BA** W/D in unit. Walk to class/gym. Penthouse unit. Ample parking. Reasonable rate. Available fall. 239-992-2449, 239-250-6149. 1-28-08-15-2 2 BLOCKS TO UFI WOOD FLOORS! 1 and 2 bedrooms for FALL As low as $380/person Pets welcome! Wood floors available Open late! 371-7777 4-23-08-72-2 NW 39th Ave 2BR/2BA With loft, large, open, bright $740-750 without loft $635-650. Gated patio, trees, costly laminated floor, part utils paid. Convenient, good neighborhood. 3738310, 216-3637 1-11-5-2 2BR/2.5BA DSL/Cbl incl $949 5BR/2BA Near UF $1295 3BR/2BA House $1300 Ask about Move-In Specials! 30 + Properties Available! www.BosshardtPM.com 352-371-2118 4-23-72-2 3 Bedroom 2 Bath $1050/mth, completely renovated home (new kitchen, bathrooms, A/C unit and wood floors) .Located 5 miles from UF campus and adjacent to the YMCA. (904)497-2905 1-29-08-15-2 LAKEFRONT STUDIO EFFICIENCY in Melrose. 25 min from Gville, Ocala or Palatka. $1400 to move in. $545/mo incl utils. Possible pet allowed w/deposit. Call Kevin 352-475-2686 1-14-08-5-2 Rooms for rent, 2 bedrooms each with private bath in 4/4 condo, $400/ room + utilities. Female nonsmokers please. Call Haley (904)545-1547 2-19-08-30-2 1BR/1BA apt on bus line, courtyard. 2 mi from UF. Cent H/AC, convenient to shopping. Next to Green Tree Park. $450/mo FREE water. $450 sec. No pets or smoking. Avail now. 562-2824 1-14-08-5-2 DUPLEX NEAR UF Quiet, wooded 2BR/1BA. Cent H/AC, W/D, carport. $600/mo 1st, last & sec. 1725 SW 38th Terr. 376-2378 1-14-08-5-2 Large room in NW home. Great neighborhood. $450/mo includes utils, DSL, DVR, no pets. Prefer mature, responsible, nonsmoker, prof/grad student. Call Scott 3358209 1-22-10-2 2bdrms/2baths Cozy apt on Archer Road New tile flooring / Stainless steel fridge with Ice-maker $700/mo + utilities For more info, please call 352-262-2828 1-14-5-2 Apt in Historic DuCkpond Large 2BR/1.5BA 2 blocks from downtown. Amazing location. W/D. Quiet. Avail now. 508 NE 4th Ave. $750/mo. 379-4952 1-2308-10-2 **5 BLOCKS FROM UF** Large 1BR/1BA loft apt w/full kitchen, new cent H/AC, ceiling fans, W/D. Ready for occupancy. $495/mo. Call 283-5411 or 371-6749 leave message 1-15-08-5-2 1 Block to UF 1BR apt $600/mo. 2BR apt. $650/mo NW 15th Ave & 5th St. 3BR home $975 NW 7th Ave. Call Michael 331-2100 2-6-20-2 ONLY 6 BLOCKS FROM UF 1322 NW 6th Place. 3BR/1BA with W/D. $950/mo. 871-6413 2-6-08-20-2 Two bedroom, 1 bath. Completely upgraded incl. porcelain tile in liv.room, kit., bath, hall. Bdrms. have new carpet. Stainless apple. All new bath. Cent. H A/C. Cable/high speed internet avail. Two parking spaces. Separate laundry rm. One mile from UF, Shands, shopping. $765/mo. Backgrd/credit check required. No pets. 1-18-08-6-2 3 BR/2 BA, Well Maintained in quiet NW area, Walk to YMCA, Shops & Restaurants, Bus to UF/Shands, Lrg LR W/ Woodstove, DR, Carport W/ Util.room, Nice big fenced backyard, $1200, 352-378-2837, 281-7045 1-30-08-15-2. HOUSES & APARTMENTS AVAILABLE FALL 2008. Several properties VERY close to UP. Check out new project COTTAGES AT NORMAN. For details visit our website www. bellaproperties.net or call 335-5424. 2-6-08-20-2 SPACIOUS IBR APT FOR RENT New appliances. screened balcony. Walk to Oaks Mall, restaurants & movie theater. Call 352-258-4695 1-15-5-2 2 BLOCKS TO STADIUM 2BR/1BA -wood floors, fireplace, screened porch. Available now. No pets $700/mo. 352-335-4760 1-16-08-5-2 1BR apt in the Siegal Building, the tallest bldg in Gville. Great view, 7th floor. W/, garage parking. $750/mo. 352-472-9273, billconradconstruction@yahoo.com 1-2408-10-2 Beautiful Townhouse/Condo 2BR/2.5BA, W/D, quiet, only 1 year old, 35th Pl. Close to UP & Shands. On bus route. $1100/mo. Available immediately. Call 352335-3786 2-21-08-30-2 3 bedroom Across from UFI Available fall 2008 ONLY $505 per person! Open late and weekends 371-0769 collegeparkuf.com 4-23-08-69-2 MOVE IN TODAY! Rooms, studios, 1/1s From as low as $465/person! Open late and weekends 371-7777 collegeparkuf.com 4-23-08-69-2 Private studio, full kit & bath, porch 1 blk from law sch. Off St. parking. For nonsmoking male. No deposit for util/cable. No pets.$625 includes utilities.New lease 6/08 352-4681890 cell 352-214-8483 1-16-08-5-2' Gve~~ M11 kt I i1M I~L~i 1~2 _ ~e a

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12, ALLIGATOR S FRIDAY, JANUARY 1,2008 For Rent ubeas Roniates F mmes Roommates qn'inis ed -i 2BR/2BAArcher Rd & 34th St. Eat-in kitchen w/bar, laundry room with W/D, screened porch, bus rte to UF. $750/mo. Lease or sell. Call 352-317-5060 1-16-08-5-2 2BR/1lBA 900sf apartments off SW 20th AVE, on bus route #20 and #21, from $550. Available NOW, some furniture included. Close to UF and shopping center. Call 2194222 or leave message. 1-16-08-5-2 Spacious two bedroom apartment with rest of January free. $639/month. Sublease runs until July. On bus route to campus. Pine Rush Villas. 4117 SW 20th AVE. 763-350-3908 1-17-5-2 SW Home 3br/2ba, large Pool, Full Alarm. System, MOVE IN NOW! $1500.00 month call 352-331-8162 1-17-08-5-2 OSUBLEASE STUDIO HOUSE until April. $475/mo. 707 NW 4th Ave. 352-672-2808 ROOMMATE IN NOW HOME. $500/mo 352-672-2808. Professional only 1-1708-5-2 Available Aug 1. -5BR/2.5BA house. Walk to campus. Fireplace, screen porch, wash/ dryer, central heat/air, dishwasher, etc. 1605 NW7thAve. $1800/mo. Call 339-2342. Other houses available. 1-17-08-5-2 Available Aug 1 -4BR/3BA house only 3 years old, 2 miles from campus. Fireplace, wash/dryer, nice quiet street. 2108 NW 8th Ct. $1550/mo. 339-2342. Other houses available. 1-17-08-5-2 2/2 Condo in gated community. Completely upgraded with new wood flooring,new kitchen and bathrooms. $950.00 per month. Close to Shands and the V.A. Call 407-3993992 1-17-08-5-2 2Br/1Ba apt in The Cottages for $500/mo. Avail immediately. Lease ends 7/31/08. PETS ALLOWED. Dept $500 (reg $600) save $100. Jan is paid for. nice balcony, near dowritown and public library. 352-870-7932 1-14-08-2-2 [ ubless ^ Apartments Sublet & Roommates Browse FREE! www.SUBLETcom 1-877-FOR-RENT/201-845-7300 8-13-149-3 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 gzhou0203@gmail.com 1-23-21-3 Sublease Pvt BR/Bath in 2BR condo at Museum Walk. Available Now! 1ST MONTH FREE $650/mo all utilsiites included. Great amenieites. Call now for great deal. 352-6345427 or Kristen.L.Bare@sfcc.edu 1-18-10-3 need 1 male roommate in 3bedroom house. Less than 2 miles from UF golf course. Non smokers. $425m exc utilities. Call Frank at 850-519-2180. Jan 08 to july 08 2-8-0830-3 ** 1/1 in 4/4 apt. Sublease Spring 08. Clean apt, friendly roommates. 3 bus stops in complex. $500 CASH at signing!! -Call (863) 324-3565 or (863) 224-6523. 1-14-9-3 I WILL PAY YOU $200! Female for 1/1 in 3/3 @ The Estates. Furnished, priv bath, HUGE room. $580/mo all-inclusive. Call Lili @ 954829-6741 1-18-08-11-3 Great room for rent, 4 minute walk to campus. NW 14th st. and NW 4th ave at college park, just north of campus. location is perfect and rent is cheap! 1 room in a 3bd 2bath, call for details 239 849 4488 1-29-08-16-03 Room at Spyglass for rent. $475/mo, utilities inc, male only, living room furnished, own bathroom, walk-in closet. Take over lease, expires 07/31/08, $125 credit for signing. Bus rortJe(20) to UF. Bruce 941-716-3554. 1-18-10-3 The Polo's 1BR/1BD FREE TANNING, fireplace, vaulted ceiling, Pets Welcome, Gym, comp lab, study rm, (3)pools, (2)hot tubs, great maintance help,screened in porch $730/per mo avail NOW! Kerri 561-306-6871 2-1-08-19-3 GREAT DEAL! 1br 1ba $615. Many Amenities! Towne Parc Apt. # 501. Washer/ Dryer, Pool, Gym, etc. Avail Jan thru July. Jan Free. Pets ok. 3 mi from UF. Call LaVette @ 305-467-4191 or email britt87@ufl.edu 1-18-08-10-3 2BR/2BA Sublease for 7 months $740/mo. Pets allowed. Call 954-736-8442 1-11-5-3 FREE FIRST MONTH RENT AND UTLIITIESI AVAILABLE NOW THRU 7/31/ 08. NO MOVE IN COST. $605/MONTH. 1/1 WITH ENCLOSED PORCH. 5 MINUTE WALK TO UF.COMMUNITY POOL. (772)9717897 115-08-7-3 $550/obo 1 br/1 bth Estates apts in 2/2 fm/roommate Now-Aug2008 Gates Gyms Pools Tanning W&D Internet Utilities incid Call Rachel: 954.610.3571 1-14-5-3 LIVE RENT FREE!!! 813.545.7293 Sublease townhouse apt. @ The Laurels in SW Gainesville and pay NO rent for the month of Jan.08. Fully loaded kitchen including garbage dis. dish washer, plus washer and dryer included. GREAT DEALAWESOME LOCATION-CHEAP RENT $410/month!!! Call Joe at 813.545.7293 1-16-7-3 1BR in 2BR/1BA sublease avail. Walk to SW Rec Center. $400/mo incl utils. Also free cable & wireless internet. Lots of buses passing by. Call 352-262-6912 1-15-5-3 January rent free. Spring Term sublease at Windsor Park Apartments. One room in two bedroom with private bath. Pool, jacuzzi, nice. complex. $635 per month. Call Mike at 321514-2418 or Windsor office 352-371-1222 1-15-08-5-3 LAW STUDENT seeking 2 roommates in 3BR/3BA new house located across from law school. Rent negotiable. Call 813-9248721 2-6-20-3 Great deal location 580/month utilities incId water power/cable/hsinternet upgrd furniture balcony 1 person for a 2/2 contact Mario 3057250553 jan-august renew lyr get $300 now! 1-1708-7-3 THE POLOS-JANUARY FREE! Room in 3/3, $390 +1/3 util. Furnished, balconyDis./ wash. inside, great roommmates,close to campus, routes 9&35. Need fem. roommate ASAP. no deposit or moving fees! Call me at 786.200.2534 1-15-5-3 Sublease 2br/2ba Polos of Gainesville, 2330 SW Williston Rd $900, W/D, ref, pool bus lines. Avail now to 7/31/08. Call Helen 904641-6219, 904-333-0870 2-12-08-30-4 The Polos-FREE JANUARY RENT and DISCOUNTed rent($370/Month).1/1 in 3/3 2nd Floor,clean and quiet.Private Bath.Close to Bus route(9,35)and i-75.Pet .Ok,No Furnished. call 352-871-6531 or email yunsik@ufl.edu 1-17-5-3 2BR/2BA condo available 01/20/08. No move-in costs. January paid for. Size: 1200 sq.ft. No W/D connections. No pets allowed. Lease ends July 31st, 2008. Option to renew. $650/month includes Water. 954-683-9462 1-15-3-3 a ll mae, 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 Female grad student wanted to share spacious 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 1-18-08-19-4 Roommate needed to share 2/2 Greenwich Green apartment with 1 male student. Quiet. Responsible. Dog lover. $500 includes utilities. Avail now. Call Zack 904-535-2472 or 904-534-9270 1-14-08-14-4 1 BR/BA in 2 BR/BA. BRAND NEW. Jackson Square. 30 second walk to campus. 10 ft. ceilings, prvt balcony. Cable, Internet, Utilities Incl. $850/month. Call 561-912-0190 ASAP 2-8-08-30-4 Female for private room in spacious, furnished Duck Pond house with 2 other female UF students. $375 or $425 with priv bath. Pay 1/3 util. Free WiFi. No pets/smoking. (305) 304-4588. 1-14-08-10-4 Nice house 4 bed 2 bath. $300 a month excluding cable and utilities. $300 deposit. 352-267-4102 2-13-08-30-4 Master BR, private bath. 1 year old upscale, top floor unit.Safe complex with elevatorWasher add dryer. 2 blocks to UF. $565.00 plus 1/3 of utilities. 770-355-9571 404-216-5758 1-23-08-15-4 PERFECT 4 GRAD/MED/INTL STUDENTS Avail immediately. Large room w/pvt bath is large quiet home 5 min to UF. $550/mo + uitls .W/D, CH/AC. Newly decorated. Call 352284-0979 1-17-08-10-4 Roommate needed in Marchwood 2/2. Close to UF & Butler Plaza, reserved parking, wood floors, w/d, cable tv & Internet. $550/mo util incl.(321)591-7067 1-11-08-5-4 Room for Rent 4.6 mi from UF. 3bd/lba house between 8th & 16th Ave N of 34th St. Fenced backyard. Tile floor. Screened in patio. Washer & Dryer Avail. Cox Cable/ Internet. $400 mo. + 1/2 util. $450 sec dep. Avail Jan 1st. Call Clint at 727-417-9698. 1-11-08-5-4 room for rent 3BD/2BA house in High Springs own bath. $600/month includes all utilities etc. $400 deposit, 6 month lease terms flexible. Very quiet neighborhood 352-222-1215 111-08-5-4 NS Female to share 2/2 condo in Treehouse Village on bus line. Newly remodeled. Fully furn. except for bedroom. WD. Avail. now. $430 per month + 1/2 util. Prefer short term rental. 321-266-7069 or 321-213-5059. 115-08-7-4 Horse Property! Share house on 10 acres just west of Newberry with 25 year old female. $300 per room (2 rooms avail) or $500 for both rooms. Rent includes utilities and board of one horse. Additional horses and other animals negotiable. 978-729-9365 angel@angelsanimals.com 1-11-08-5-4 Spring Sublease Roommate wanted, 4 bdrm/2 bath house across street from UF law school. Make money on gamedays in the fall for football parking $500/mo inc. utilities, call Alison 260-515-1871 1-25-08-14-4 Great Deal, Poolside Condo, 1 Female student needed to share in 4 Bdrm/4bath Condo. Own room,bath,closet. W/D,Cable/lnet,close to UF/SFCC. Bus route 35&9. $435 Mth Furn, $410w/o. Utl w/cap. Jan-July,386676-9703/386-233-0011 1-11-5-4 Non-smoking F roommate needed for 1/1 of 2/2.5 townhome condo in very nice private neighborhood 2 mi from UF. W/D in condo. Rent incl cable, hi speed internet, water, elec, $500/mo w/$500 dep. 904-703-7262 1-18-08-10-4 Male to share furn house 3BR/2BA w/yng prof. $400/mo+1/2 utils Directv, ph, wireless, vonage, elec, W/D inccl w/office space & pvt BA morn Ig yard fenced pets ok trees, wooddeck, hottub, pond, 15 min drive to UF, close to bus, lakeview estates 352-682-6297 Ken 2-4-20-4 Capstone Quarters. Looking for one roommate asap. 2BR/2BA, walkin closets, all amenities. Very clean and easy to live with. $470 per month + 1/2 utilties. Call Jay 954907-6921 1-14-5-4 2 rooms in nice 4BR/3BA home. Cox cable & ethernet, DW, W/D, non-smoker, no pets. 21 or older please. $450 utils incl for master; $375 utils incl for other room. 328-4995 114-5-4 Attractive 1 BR/1 BA in 3BR/3BA in Rockwood Villas. Walking distance to pool. Easy access to bus rts to SFCC & UF. $475/mo + utils. A great place to live. Call 352-339-6176 1-2808-14-4 Close to UF. Responsible individual needed to share beautiful 4BR/2BA house w/ washer/dryer. Rent $325/mo plus share of utilities and security deposit. Call (352)-3284210. 1-14-08-5-4 Female roommate(s) 4br/4ba condo 1 mi from UF, $435/mo util inc, pool & more, beautifully renovated on bus route 494-4943 1-16-08-7-4 1BR in 3BR/3BA townhouse located in Rockwood Villas. Furn avail. Nice placegood parking,washer,dryer,cable,and fast internet! $535/month.Call Steve@386-299-8366.No jerks please. 1-22-10-4 Non-smoking male to share a 2BR/1.5BA condo near UF & Shands @ Biven's Forest. $475/mo, $200 deposit. includes all util, internet, cable, pool, W/D. No lease. Call 373-8712 1-15-5-4 Rooms for rent in Nice NW home. $370. 2-3 m to university and Santa Fe. Near bus route. W/D. Internet/Cable included. Utils incl. Call 352-262-1560 2-6-20-4 Quiet, county employee seeks roommate for 2BR/1 BA apt. All deposits are paid. $450/mo incl rent, elec, local phone, cable & high speed internet access. Seeking clean, quiet person. Call 352-374-7158 1-23-10-4 CAMPUS EDGE condo, adjacent to campus, walk to Shands and Vet school. $475, top story, vaulted ceilings, pook, washer & dryer. Call 352-262-2871 2-6-08-20-4 READY TO MOVE-IN! Private room/bath in a 4/4. Oxford Terrace-walk to campus, semester lease ok. Fully inclusive furnished, utilities, w/d cable & wi-fi. Only $600 mo. M or F, no Sm or pets. call 321-228-3379 115-08-5-4 2 rooms for rent $450 and $500(private entrance) Utilities included. No dogs allowed. Convenient to SFCC.Available immediately if interested call Kristy 352-275-2654 115-08-5-4 J J 35L f U.0 u-E "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" 4f Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Cobblestone 377-2801 Hidden Lake 374-3866 4-23-72-4

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2008 K ALLIGATOR, 13 Rosinmate Roommates Real Estate Furnishings Bicycles Roommate needed for furnished 2/2.5 townhouse condo. Rent is $550 (all inclusive). Please call Jared @ (352) 219-1497 for more info. 1-15-08-5-4 M or F Roommates needed for 3Bed/2tath pool home on 1 acre. Located 3 miles W of 1-75. $400.month (includes Utils., Cable, Internet & Vonage). Friendly pets/kids ok. 2 rooms avail. No lease. Non-Smokers 352281-5150 1-15-08-5-4 Female roommate, own bed/bath, furnished, Windsor Park, close to UF on bus stop, pool, hot tub, tennis, gym, $495, 1/3 utilities; avail now. Katie 407-361-1154 1-15-08-5-4 Female roommate needed to share fully furnished townhouse located in quiet area close to campus. W/dryer, Wi-Fi, cable, parking included. $430+half utils, plus one month deposit. No pets, no smoking. Call Delia (352) 359-2243. 1-18-08-7-4 Roommate to share 4/2.5 house <1 mi from campus with 1 m & 1 f. Nice house, int/cable, close to campus & bus stop, big backyard, hottub. Can be fumished. $400 + 1/3 uil. Available NOW. Call Katie 407-399-7877 1-16-08-5-4 Two Blocks from UP Student Roommate Wanted Available Now Call 352-377-2930 1-16-5-4 Female roommate for newly renovated condo, 4BR/4BA Countryside at the University. Pool, exercise room, 35" TV, cable, hi-spd wireless internet. Directly on bus rt. $425/ mo+1/4 ulils. Call Sarah 407-808-6256. Copyright Female UF ROOMMATES wanted by UF student to share great 3 bedroom 2 bath house walking distance to campus. Own room. 2008-9 school year. $450 month plus util Call Lauren 305-322-0139 1-17-08-5-4 Immediate availability at The Laurels Apartment on SW 34th St. for $500/mo. Includes in apt washer/dryer, wifi, and utilities. Over $150/mo savings. Call Mike 561301-8791, mjladd@ufl.edu 1-25-08-10-4 Looking for a roommate in a beautiful 3/2 house located just 2 miles from campus. A gorgeous room is available in a newly renovatee house. Call 231-9226, 682-1902 1-17-5-4 Real Estate Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR AD ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373-Find SEE ALL CONDOS WWW.UFCONDOMINIUMS.COM Matt Price Campus Realty, 352-281-3551 4-23-72-5-5 NEW CONDOS -WALK to UF 3 Blks to UF. For Info on ALL 1, 2, 3, 4 Bedrooms for Sale, Call Eric Leightan Campus Realty at 352-219-2879. 4-23-72 5 J Material Syndicated Content* Available from Commercial News Providers" SJ I Fm W1' --9.' r .1 I M. M4. PARRISH REALTORS' nmmiirparrish.com Contact Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors at 1.800.755.0086 or visit the all new mmparrish.com for more information on our many condominium communities. There's something for every lifestyle!. 131-08-18-5 NEW 1,2&3BR Condos Starting at $159K By UF. Gated. Covered, assigned parking Matt & Tiffany Thomas -Realtors Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc. 352-494-0194 & 352-316-5556 1-14-73-5 I BUY PROPERTY Divorce, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Anytime, anywhere. Quick closing. Let me buy your problem. 352-278-9347 www.bogartproperties.com/referals 1-3118-5 GATOR PLACE CONDOS 2/1, w/d, 800 sq ft, 1 1/2 miles to Shands. 3600 SW 23rd St. $84,900 or rent for $650/ mo 352-372-0507 4-23-72-5 2/2 w/garage; designer-remodeled new appliances. 1928 SW 73 St. $152,900. Call (352) 331-1617. 1-14-07-15-5 GRADUATING AND MOVING TO NEW YORK CITY?? CALL BRYAN HARR, CLASS OF '98 FROM THE ACOCELLA GROUP AT 646-300-5017. SAYYOU WERE REFERRED BY THIS AD AND SAVE!!! 1-31-21-5 Vintage House For Sale 226 NW 19th Ave -2br 2ba Great location close to the Univ & Shands, Everything New, New kitchen with new appliances including dishwasher, Central heat & Air, All electric. Fresh paint inside & out. Large fenced manicured yard, shed with dog pen in back. Canopy carport. Must see!!! Asking $86,500.00. Call 352-281-5482 111-5-5 2007 New 2, 3, & 4BR Upscale Condos with unique Architectural detailing. Starting at $215,000 Opening August 2008. 352-3737959 www.cottagegroveatgainesville.com 4-23-08-72-5 Close to UF investor special, 5BR / 2BA set up an duplex. $119,000 506 NW 3rd Street Jeff Tice ERA Trend Realty 352-225-4616 photos & virtual tour: www.Jeffice.com 1-31-15-5 3BR/2BA Foreclosure! $32,100! Only $255/ Mo! 5% down 20 years 0 8% apr. Buy, 6/BR $199/Mo! For listings (800)366-9783 Ext 5798. 1-11-1-5 Beautiful NC Mountains -Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk. Let the local experts at MAP Realty find that perfect property for you. (828)262-5655orwww.maprealtyboone.com. 1-11-1-5 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. 1-11-1-5 TennesseeAffordable lake properties on pristine 34,000 acre Norris Lake. Over 800 miles of shoreline. Call Lakeside Realty TODAY! (888)291-5253 or visit www.lakesiderealty-tn.com. 1-11-1-5 LAKEFRONT SALE! 3.2 acres $44,900 w/deep dockable water. Huge winter savings on gorgeous wooded acreage. Boat directly to Gulf of Mexico! Must see! Excellent financing. Call about "No Closing Costs" special (800)564-5092, x 954. 1-11-1-5 BED -QUEEN -$110 ORTHOPEDIC Extra thick, pillw-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 4-23-08-72-6 BED -FULL SIZE -$85 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 4-23-08-72-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT -$375 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must. sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-372-7490 4-23-08-72-6 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. 4-23-08-72-6 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 4-23-72-6 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 4-23-08-71-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846 4-23-08-72-6 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 4-2372-6 FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899 DINETTE SET Spc $85 Brand new in box. Never used. 352-377-9846 4-23-72-6 **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. 4-23-72-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $120 352-377-9846. 4-23-72-6 BedAll New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516. 4-23-72-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, candeliver. 352-377-9846. 4-23-0872-6 FUTON -$60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-23-72-6 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 4-23-72-6 Hot Tub/Spa -$1295 Brand New Loaded! Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery, MUST SELL 352-372-8588 4-23-72-6 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 4-23-72-6 Queen & king beds, 2 Kenmore dishwashers, 1 Kenmore electric oven, some desk & chairs. All in good condition. Best offer for all or pert. Call 256-3323 1-16-08-5-6 I Computer CASH PAID FOR LAPTOPS Working or not, Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 336-0075 4-23-72-7 In the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds For ale PARKING: Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve nowl Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 4-23-08-72-10 UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS are underway. 1 bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: http://www.surplus.ufl.edu/online/ 4-23-72-10 *Erving K, COIN OP. POOL TABLE $600 051" PHILLIPS WIDESCREEN HDTV $500* 352-473-8037 1-11-5-10 PARKING 24/7. 60 sec to UF. Sold by semester. Lowest rate in area. Close to buisiness college & general classrooms. Call 352-538-2454 118-08-9-10 ROOT HARDER T-SHIRT SHOP LOGO T-SHIRTS THAT WILL MAKE YA ROOT HARDER www.rootharder.com 1-11-3-10 ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Have Fun and Get Paid! 30 Machines, Free Candy All for $9,995. (888)629-9968 B02000033. CALL US: We will not be undersold! 1-11-1-10 AMERICA'S FAVORITE Coffee Dist. Guaranteed Accts. Multi Billion $ Industry. Unlimited Profit Potential. Free Info. 24/7 (800)729-4212 1-11-1-10 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)3930335 code 24. wwNw.GulfCoastSupply.com. 1-11-1-10 What Destroys Relationships? Answer pg 371 Buy and Read Dianetics by L. Ron Hubbard Send $20.00 to: Hubbard Dianetics Foundation, 3102 N. Habana Ave., Twmpa FL 33607 (813)872-0722. 1-11-1-10 Your logo in the spotlight. Shirts, hats, uniforms, mugs, badges, etc. Since '92. Embroidery, silk screening; customized. (800)390-1280 ameripin@aol.com. 1-111-10 Notice: Post Office Positions Now Available. Avg. Pay $20/hour or $57K annually including Federal Benefits and OT. Get your exam guide materials now. (866)713-4492 USWA. Fee Req. 1-11-1-10 Part-time, home-based internet business. Earn $500-$1000/month or more. Flexible hours. Training provided. No selling required. FREE details. www.K738.com. 1-11-1-10 NOW AVAILABLE! 2008 POST OFFICE JOBS. $18-$20/HR. NO EXPERIENCE. PAID TRAINING. FED BENEFITS. VACATIONS. CALL (800)910-9941 TODAYI REF #FL08. 1-11-1-10 BUILDINGS FOR SALE! "Rock Bottom Prices!" 25x30 Now $4100. 25x40 $5400. 30x40 $6400. 35x50 $8790. 35x70 $11,990. 40x80 $14,900. Others. MANUFACTURER DIRECT since 1980. (800)668-5422. 111-1-10 Motorcycles, Moped ** SCOOTERS ** RPM MOTORCYCLES INC SALES, SERVICE, PARTS Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St. www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974 4-23-08-72-11 *****New Scooters 4 Less***** Motor Scooter Sales and Service! Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 www.NS4L.com 4-23-08-72-11

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14, ALLIGATOR U FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2008 MotorcyclesMopeds Autos Help Wanted Help Wanted Help Wanted ***GatorMoto*** Our new state of the art facility will be completed this Spring! We have 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 4-23-08-72-11 SCOOTER SERVICE New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service rates! Will service any make/model. Close to UP! Pick-ups avail $19.99 oil changes!! 336-1271 4-23-72-11 SWAMP CYCLES CLOSE TO CAMPUS 534 SW 4th Ave. Scooters, E-bikes, Offroad, &Accessories!! Best Prices and Customer Service!! www.swampcycles.com 4-23-71-11 ***www.BuyMySCootercom*** Buy A New Scooter, Buy A Used Scooter All on one site! Check the website or call 336-1271 for more info! 4-23-08-72-11 GATORMOTO is Gainesville's number 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 customers! 376-6275 4-23-08-72-11 BACK TO SCHOOL SCOOTER CLEARANCE AT NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS Brand New 2007 Models Full warranties! Limited #Avail! 336-1271 1-31-18-11 Honda 1100 Shadow Sabre 02 23K excellent condition 50 mpg $4900 obo Joel 336-0075 1-11-5-11 3'New Electric Mopeds/Scooters Burgundy, Blue, & Black. $689/ea. Call 352-284-7174 Other models also available at www.relectricscooters.com 4-23-71-11 2000 Yamaha Razz Scooter Runs great. $600. For small person only. (352) 692-4419. 1-11-08-5-11 Blue 2006 Honda CBR600 F4i Only 1100 Miles, Brand New Condition, Still not completely broken in, Garage Kept, Fast and Gas efficient. Asking $6200, make an offer. Call Justin 239-222-0483 1-16-08-4-11 'Autos., FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR* ORunning or not!l *NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS *Over 10 yr svc to UF students OCall Don @ 215-7987 4-23-72-12 CARS -CARS BuySSellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. mww.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 4-23-72-12 OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000 SELECT MOTOR CAR THE YELLOW BUILDING 2715 N MAIN 377-1616 www.selectmotorcar.us 4-23-08-72-12 $500! POLICE IMPOUNDS! HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC. For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622 4-23-72-12 JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY! 000 FREE S FREE S FREE* FREE900 MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY! CALL-DON 215-7987 4-23-72-12 CARS FROM $29/MO! Hondas S Chevys S Jeeps and more! $0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr. For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765 4-23-72-12 **HEADLINERS SAGGING?** POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK? On site available. Call Steve 352-226-1973 4-23-08-72-12 *FAST CASH PAID* For any car, truck, or SUV -Running or not. '94 and up. Call Segovia 352-284-8619 423-72-12 BEAN INSPIRATION! Take a blind lady to Mass on Sundays and for walks and shopping as needed. We'll have lots of fun! And you will make a new friend! Contact 219-6948. 1-18-08-10-13 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS Price 5000 USID, 350 Engine and Transmission, Ext Blue/Int Black, Automatic, Clear Title, pictures/details contact:kevinanderson@live.com /(651) 2229603 1-15-08-7-12 2006 VW Jetta 2.5. Color: Black. Leatherette Interior. 22000 mi. 6 disc CD changer, MP3 player, wing spoiler, silver tail lights. 17" alloy wheels. speed manual. Excellent condition! $18,000 OBO. 954-683-9462 1-15-3-12 1998 Nissan Altima -$3,100 OBO 4 Dr, 156000 mi, AC/Heat, Auto Transmission CD, AM/FM/Sat Radio, CC, Dual Air Bags Pwr Steer,.Locks, Windows (352) 262-0515 1-28-08-10-12 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 $$$ or Trade OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 4-2372-13 BEAN INSPIRATION! Take a blind lady to Mass on Sundays and for walks and shopping as needed. We'll have lots of fun! And you will make a new friend! Contact 219-6948. 1-18-08-72-13 UF GRAD PAYS MORE for gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-2372-13 ***VOLUNTEERS WANTED*** ***HORSES HELPING PEOPLE*** is seeking volunteers for therapy and horseback riding program. Visit horseshelpingpeople.org for info. 1-11-5-13 Help ''Wanted This newspaper assumes no responsibility 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 information or arranging meetings 0 [he independent florida alligator RETAIL ADVERTISING MANAGER We are looking for a motivated energetic and sales driven individual to train a student sales staff in outside advertising sales. Emphasis on building new business relationships and increasing existing client base. Newspaper ad sales background an advantage. Marketing experience a plus. The job is 100% sales. Modest salary, good benefits and excellent working environment: With resume, send cover letter that must include salary requirements for you to be condisered for an interview. Send to: General Manager, The Independent Florida Alligator, POB 14257, Gainesville, FL. 32604 Or email tcarey@alligator.org. No phone calls. EOE. 0 the independent florida alligator What's black and white and "read" all over??? The Independent Florida Alligator And you can be part of the sales team of the largest college newspaper in the country by applying to become an ADVERTISING INTERN (this is a non-paid 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 eager to gain valuable sales experience, stop by the Alligator. 1105 W. University Avenue, to fill out an application and class schedule by Jan 11th. We will contact you for an interview opportunity to get your career jump started! EEO/AA 1-11-5-08-6-14 0 16e independent florid. alligator CIRCULATION DEPARTMENT Duties include placing, moving and main-taining alligator news racks that are on campus and around the city. Some heavy lifting. Must be able to drive Alligator van. Must have good driving record. Various light maintenance duties around the office. 12-15 hours per week, between 8am -4pm. Must maintain a schedule. No phone calls. Apply at office, 1105 W. University Ave. EEO/AA 1-18-5-08-6-14 LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS? Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be over 22, stable work history, clean driving record, drug-free, perssonal references. www.carrsmith.com for details. 4-23-72-14 CNA CLASS: $250! learn @ your own time & pace. All you need to be a CNA & pass the state exam is on VCR tape. I have a 95% PASS RATE! check it out: www.lapcnatraining.com or 800-566-4913 4-23-72-14 Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/employment 4-23-08-72-14 BARTENDING $250 A DAY POTENTIAL No experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 4-23-72-14 SECRET SHOPPERS Needed for evaluations of Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters Flexible Hours, Training Provided Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254 4-23-08-72-14 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. 4-23-08-72-14 Gator Domino's is growing again. We are looking for career oriented team members. 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 4-23-72-14 COMMERCIAL CALL CENTER Phone reps needed ASAP Political & Corp Campaigns. Up to $9hr + bonus potential. 352/371-5888 X111, 4112 NW 22 Dr. 423-72-14 www.gatorsneedjobs.com Paid survey takers needed in Gainesville. 100% FREE to join. Click on surveys. 4-23-71-14 PARADIGM PROPERTIES Leasing Specialist, PT Sales & customer service exp. EOE, DFWP 220 N. Main; 352-375-2152 X301 x301 www.teamparadigm.com 4-23-72-14 DELIVERY DRIVERS up to $12/hr. KITCHEN HELP $7.00-$7.25/hr. CALIFORNIA CHICKEN GRILL 378-2442 4-23-72-14 INSIDE SALES PEOPLE For a major telecom company. Flexible hours. PT or FT No nights or weekends. Bilingual a plus. EEOC. 372-2051 4-23-72-14 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 4-23-08-72-14 PARK PLACE CAR WASH Now Hiring FT & PT positions available. Great environment. flexible hours. Apply in person 7404 NW 4th Blvd-Across from Home Depot 4-23-08-72-14 **GATOR MOVING** P/T, F/T, flex hrs. Good pay, tips advancement. Apply 505 NW 53rd Ave B/T Maiin NW 13 St. Bring friend to work with. 4-23-08-72-14 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 408W. University Ave suite 106 12-05-07-35-14 If You're Not Earning $500 A Day Part Time, visit www.YouBenefitNow.com 8-15-07-5-14 $1 0-1 2/hour Mortgage lender has immediate openings for college students for telephone sales positions. No exp required. Flex hours. Apply in person between 5 & 8 pm, Mo-Fr 1900 SW 34th St. Ste 206 (2nd fir above credit union) 1-11-08-22-14 Afternoon NANNIES NEEDED ASAP start at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm 5 days/wk thru Spring; good $$$ Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resumepix, schedule to gnv@nanoneone.com 1-1107-10-14 NERO'S ITALIAN RESTAURANTE Now hiring exp servers & counter, assistant manager, PT/FT cook. Please apply at 5240 NW 34th St. Across from YMCA 1-29-0730-14 "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" -4 I l1kA TV VIM 90INO 9 0 1

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 15 Help Wanted Help Wanted Help Wanted Help Wanted Help Wanted MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY TECHNICIANS NEEDED. PART TIME POSITIONS STARTING PAY $8, FULL TIME POSITIONS ALSO AVAILABLE. EMAIL RESUME TO Aaronh@abcr.com 1-11-17-14 RGIS INVENTORY SPECIALIST Year-round hourly work Immediate openings $8 an hour to start Apply online at RGIS.COM Or by phone at 352-861-7004 1-18-0819-14 wwwHowGot AnA.com Have a GPA of at least a 3.6 or higher and want to earn some extra money? We might just have the job for you. We are looking for note takers for spring 2008. Contact us: 37-notes, info@HowlGotAnA.Com 1-1108-14-14 Part Time work for Full Time Pay Telephone Sales Reps Evening Hrs, No Weekends, Up to $25/hr., Paid Training, Paid Weekly Leave Message @ 352-377-2573 1-18-0815-14 High Fashion NY Jewelry designer looking for campus coed reps. Visit www.wendyculpepper. com/ to view the line: Email: sales@wendyculpepper.com today. 1-1408-10-14 JACK DANIELS PROMOTIONAL MODEL is needed. Must be 21 years old Pay starts at $20/hr Email Katie at kdenlinger@thehiveinc.com or call 352-219-7774. Please attach a picture 1-14-10-14 GatorMoto's service center is looking for a part time mechanic to service motor scooters. Must have knowledge of 2 and 4 stroke engines. Training will be provided. Please call 352-376-6275 for more information. 117-08-10-14 Leasing Agents Needed -Large student community looking for motivated and high energy people to join our team. P/T or F/T available. Prior experience preferred, but not necessary. Fax resume to 352-377-1476 or email Ismith@ucommonsc ondos.com 1-18-14-14 P/T Leasing Consultant Apply in person at Mt. Vernon Apts. DFWP, 2370 SWArcher Road. 4-23-07-72-14 O'CONNELL CENTER NOW HIRING *Concerts Banquets Sports Events* Need extra money? Want to work sporting events, concerts, and other fun events? Learn while you work! We are now hiring student assistants to work various events; offering flexible schedules. Great reference. Great experience. Make life-long friends. Apply @ Rm 1302 at the O'Connell Center. Applications due by Jan 14th at 5pm. 1-115-14 Caregiver needed for 24 yr old disabled girl. Must have personal low-profile vehicle (ie, no SUV's). Duties incl toileting & companion services. UF student preferred. Mon thru Fri 5:30p.m. to 8:30p.m. $10/hr. Luxurious work conditions. Call 377-1306. 1-11-5-14 Tutors needed 1-on-1 tutoring at risk elem school students. 1-4 afternoons/wk $9.50/hr 15-20 min S of UF. Fed work study req. for employment. Volunteers welcome. For info contact Sally 352-384-1155; st23@cox.net 1-11-08-5-14 Now Hiring Experienced Notetakers and Editors SPRING 2008 Apply Online at www.SmokinNotes.com 1-18-08-10-14 CHEER COACH to teach Children's 8-week cheerleading program One day per week in Gianesville Call 866-236-2767 or email cheerusaco@sbcglobal.net 1-11-08-5-14 Brand Protection Agency Internet Researchers and letter managment technicians needed for our growing Gainesville office. Pay starts at 8.00/hr FT 9am-6pm (M-F) Exp. in MS Office, and Internet. Resumes: dave.busch@netenforcers.com 1-11-08-5-14 'Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" administrative fulltime position at a Gainesville sports apparel company, strong computer skills necessary, excellent growth potential. Call CE Vaughan 802.598.3388 1-18-08-10-14 ATTENTION SCIENCE MAJORS! Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions is currently hiring Science Teachers & Tutors. Kaplan offers flexible schedules, competitive pay, extensive training and a benefits package for part-time employees and their dependents after just 30 days of service. For more information call 352-377-0014 or e-mail katherine .puller@kaplan.com 1-11-08-5-14 Work on Campus! Gator Dining Services, located on the UF campus, has immediate openings for cooks, cashiers, bakers, line servers, dishwashers & utility workers. Must have exceptional customer service skills. Apply online at www.gatordining.com or in person at the Racquet Club Dining Center, located on Fletcher Drive. EEO/Drugfree Workplace. 1-11-08-5-14 Want Your Weekends Back? Gator Dining Services, located on the UF campus, is looking for experienced Fast Food Shift Supervisors. We offer a set schedule, competitive pay, benefits and a great working environment. Apply online at www.gatordining.com http: //www.gatordining.com/ or in person at the Racquet Club Dining Center, located on Fletcher Drive. EEO/Drugfree Workplace 1-11-08-05-14 Banquet Staff: Classic Fare Catering, operating on the UF campus, is seeking banquet staff undupervisors. Must have exceptional customer service skills. We offer flexible hours,training, competitive pay and a great working environment, Apply online atwww.gatordining.com EEO/Drugfree Workplace.1-11-08-5-14 P/T NANNY FOR INFANT & SMALL CHILD. 11a-6p on thurs and 6a-6p any other weekday/flexible. $10/hr. Background and references checked. Email resume to jgh.2004@gmail.com 1-11-08-5-14 Starting Jan 2008 -Seeking highly motivated, diligent team player for fast paced biotech environment in early stage company located at the BDI in Alachua, FL. Clinical sample processing experience highly desirable or B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree with significant laboratory experience. Job includes routine clinical sample analysis by ELISA, database entry and quality control. Send cover letter and resume to: BANYAN BIOMARKERS, Attn: Dr. Monika Oli, Associate Director R&D, nioli@BanyanBio.com 1-17-08-9-14 SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS VIDEO TECH TECH SUPPORT SHIPPING TECH ADMIN ASST PROOFREADER WORD PROCESSING ACCOUNTING RESEARCH SALES CONSULTANTS SEO GRAPHIC DESIGNER NETWORK ASST Send resume to hr@gleim.com www.gleim.com 1-18-08-10-14 Mountain Dew Reps Needed Be a leader this spring! Get paid to promote a brand while gaining real world experience. Only 2 positions available. Go to www.repnation.com/dewcrew to apply! 118-10-14 PT RUNNER NEEDED FOR LAW OFFICE. Exp preferred. M-F 1-5:30. Dependabel transportation. Fax resume to 352-376-4645 or email: attys@smsIawfirm.com 1-31-0818-14 Seeking person of Greek lineage to help me learn conversational Greek. Call Michael 828-557-9464. Pay/trade 1-14-5-14 Barbers & Stylists At 1115 W. University Ave 32-380-0304 1-14-5-14 NANNY JOBS!!! PT/FT many different schedules needed: 10 to 45 hrs/wk e-mail resumepix, schedule to gnv@nanoneone.com Noah's Ark Nanny 1-29-15-14 MWF Nannies needed asap 10 to 25 hrs/wk; e-mail resumepix, schedule to gnv@nanoneone.com Noah's Ark Nanny 1-22-10-14 NANNY FOR NEWBORN M, W, TH 12noon to 4pm & Tues 94pm; e-mail resume, pix, schedule to gnv@nanoneone.com Noah's Ark Nanny 1-22-10-14 The HoneyBaked Ham Co & Cafe is now accepting applications for sales counter, sandwich prep & production. Starting pay $7/hr. Apply at 618 NW 60th St. (Behind McDonalds off Newberry Rd) 352-331-1253 1-14-08-5-14 Dragonfly Sushi & Sake Company High volume, up-scaledinning restaurant now hiring ambitious, energetic, friendly, and reliable team members with excellent customer service for HOST, BAR, and KITCHEN (SUSHI, HOTLINE, PREP) positions, P/T & F/T. Exp preferred. Earn great pay while having funt!! Apply in person at 201 SE 2nd Ave #104, Union St. Station. No calls please. 1-22-10-14 Dragonfly Rolls 'n Bowls Successful entrepreneurial business seeking motivated and team oriented individuals for CASHIER/HOST & PREP positions, PIT & FIT. .Learn how to make sushi and much more in a fun, diverse, and high-paced environment. Strong work ethic and excellent customer service are an absolute must. Weekday lunch availability highly sought after. Come and join our family! Apply in person at 3117 SW 34th St #1, University Towne Center (next to Carrabbas). No calls please 1-22-10-14. The Princeton Review is hiring MCAT Teachers; $15-45/hour. Applicants must score in the 95th percentile and commit to teaching one year. Send resume and test scores to DanielleJ@review.com. 1.-14-085-14 FT/PT Retail sales clerk. Non-smoker, able to lift 50bs. Pinch A Penny 7100 W University Ave. Apply in person 1-28-08-14-14 Westside Animal Hospital seeks vet techs &receptionists.Must be mature,outgoing,self motivating,quick learner &detail oriented.Exp pref,not req.Apply at 5508 NW 13th St. with Spring '08 schedule.376-1373 for more info. 1-14-5-14 Ben & Jerry's seeks outgoing, motivated individuals with their own transportation. Must thrive in a fast paced working environment and appreciate cleanliness and organization. Email resumes & class schedule to jen@gain esvillesbesticecream.com. 1-14-5-14 Summer Jobs 0 $2100 Co-ed camp Room and Board included Get Paid to Play! The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs male and female summer camp counselors ages 18 and up. FEYC is an over-night camp located off of Highway 450 in Umatilla, FL. The camp runs June 9 -July 26. Please contact Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673 Ext. 251 or 253 455-4267 4-23-71-14. PT BABYSITTER for fun 1, 3 and 5 yr old boys. Various hours needed, esp Mon and Wed. Exp and refs reqd, non-smoker. In Haile Plantation. $12/hr. Email rosenson@ufl.edu. 1-11-08-3-14 HOMEWORK COACH WANTED For bright eleventh grade student. Needs organizational skills. 5 evenings aweek. $10/hr. 352-665-6225 1-11-08-3-14 IT, PT flex hrs -Enjoys keeping current on Hardware/software products. Knowledge of LINUX & non-Google/Yahoo search engines pref. Troubleshoot server w/6-8 work stations. Resume to paulsrothstein@yahoo.co m 1-23-08-10-14 OFFICE ASSISTANT -FT outside/inside, passion for language & fitness. Avid reader, 'interest in MMA a plus. Computer fluency. 1 yr + commitment. Resume to 626 NE 1st. St. or paulsrothstein@yahoo.com 1-23-0810-14 Technician Needed FT/PT Tues/Thurs a must Please apply in person Institute of Veterinary Spec 4011 NW 43rd St. Suite A 1-1 5-5-14 Want to have fun while working? Cold Stone Creamery is hiring!!! Looking for fun and energetic workers. Apply at coldstonecreamery.com. 1-11-083-14 Five Star Pizza is now hiring pizza makers and phone personell. Will train right individuals. Flexible hours, fun environment, great pay. Apply in person at 600 NW 75th ST (352)333-7979 1-18-8-14 FULL RESTUARAUNT STAFF NEEDED for new Thai Fusion Restaurant. Apply in person with resume starting Tuesday 8th Jan through Saturday the 12th, from 2-5pm only. 232 SE 1st Street Downtown Gainesville West of the Hippodrome 1-11-08-3-14 Advanced Technologies & Testing Lab is seeking applications for Full/Part Time Office Assistant and Lab Technician / Chemist. Please email your resume to aftl@bellsouth.net or fax to 352-378-0322 1-11-3-14 TEEN MODELS NEEDED Publisher of nationally distributed student educational guides and posters is looking for local males and females, including all minorities, between the ages of 14 and 21 to be paid photography models. Your photographs could appear in our educational publications which are distributed to schools nationwide. Need to be available immediately for current projects. Parent or Guardian must accompany models 17 and under. Log on to www.studentaware.com/models.htm for more information or call: Sean Sailor 332-9600 AWARE COMMUNICATIONS 305 SW 140th Terrace Newberry, FL 32669 1-11-3-14 Entry Level Lab Tech. Full or part time, includes weekends. Duties include monitoring lab experiments, counting organisms, daily measurements, handling water samples. Email resume to: jobs@hydrosphere.net 117-08-7-14 Club Decadence NOW HIRING DANCERS AND COCKTAIL WAITRESS. Apply 12 SW 2nd St, Downtown Gainesville, behind 8 Seconds next to parking garage. 352-222-2746, www.clubdecadence.com. 2-6-08-20-14 *HIRING PARTY* The Rehab complex and Mojitos night clubs are under new management and we are looking for ALL POSITIONS: Bartenders, Security, Barbacks, etc. When: 1/16/08 @ 8pm @ Rehab. If you have any questions please call Dario @ 3054795075. 1-16-08-5-14 Office Clerk Medical Office: Part Time, No Exp. Needed Flexible Hours 8/hr. Fax: Resume to 352-376-0320 1-18-08-7-14 $STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$' For gently used clothing/accessories & furniture. No appt.necessary! -Sandy's Savvy Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 3721226 4-23-08-69-14 SANDY'S SAVVY CHIC RESALE BOUTIQUE NOW HIRING. Great working environment. PT/FT positions available. $7$7.50/hr + incentives. 352-372-1226 -2906 NW 13th St. 1-24-08-10-14 FEMALE ORGANIC CHEMISTRY TUTOR NEEDED. Once or twice a week meetings. Convenient meeting times can be arranged between tutor and student. Please call 386344-7600 or email at luckysharm007@hotm ail.com. 1-16-5-14

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16, ALLIGATORS FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2008 Help Wanted Help Wanted Services Health Services Uitainmet Live-in House Cleaning Job All around Cleaning & Laundry FT -Good pay plus, room and board Call 256-3323 for more info and interview. 1-16-08-5-14 HOUSE CLEANING JOB All around Cleaning & Laundry FT -M-F 10am-5pm, $6.75hr Call 256-3323 for more info and interview. 1-16-08-5-14 FT nanny needed for newborn starting January 29 at home on NW side of town. References and background will be checked. Send resume to dwpurcell@occamit.com or call 352-316-6933 (email preferred). 1-2408-10-14 Hogan's Great Sandwiches now hiring Bartenders(no exp nec)/Counter Help/Exp Sandwich Makers/Closers, for both locations. Apps accepted Mon 1/14 & Tues 1/15 9am11am at 2327 N W 13th Street Albertson's Plaza. 1-15-08-4-14 Housekeeper needed for busy couple Needs to work well with big dogs. 5-15 hours per week at $7-10 per hour E-mail @ dsarkis@gma i.com or call 352514-5800, references prefered 1-24-10-14 WAITPERSON FT & PT Apply in person after 3pm. Sawamura Japanese Steak House 1624 SW 13th St. 1-16-5-14 MBA Graduates: Fast growing HealthCare company in Marion County seeks new grads interested in marketing, sales, finance & operations. Send resume to drp@freedomh.com 1-17-08-5-14 FULL TIME LAB TECH POSITION BS IN MICROBIOLOGY AND CELL SCIENCE OR RELATED FIELD. $13.50/hr. e-mail janies@abcr.com 1-25-08-10-14 AUTOCAD -PT PERSON M-F DAILY -30-50 HOURS WEEKLY -STARTING $9. HOURLY BASED ON EXPERIENCE. MUST BE DEPENDABLE & GOOD KNOWLEDGE OF BASIC AUTOCAD. 1 MILE FROM CAMPUS. EMAIL: WELLS@RIDGWAYTRUSS.COM 1-25-08-10-14 MARKETING POSITION -PT person M-F, daily 20-30 hrs weekly. Start $8.75/hourly based on experience. Must be dependable and have excellent communication skills. Must be proficient in Excel& Word. 1 mile from campus. Email: wells@ridgwaytruss.com 125-08-10-14 ADMIN/CLERICAL Duties include data entry, 25-35wpm, answering phones, fax, email. FT/PT. $10$12/hr. Ask for Mary, call 1-877-842-9901 1-18-08-5-14 GATORFOOD.COM DELIVERY DRIVERS Great pay -make your own schedule. No late nights! Experienced drivers earn more. Contact julian@gatorfood.com for more info. 1-31-14-14 Receptionist for Balanced Body Physical Therapy & Pilates. M&W 8:30-4pm TTh,F, 8-1:30 total 32 hrs $9/hr Retail/front desk exp. 1 full yr commitment, email resume & refs only if you meet all requirements leebal@bellsouth.net 1-18-08-6-14 Advertising Sales Manager -National Newspeyer Placement Services (N2PS) is seekin -an experienced sales person with management experience to lead the sales team. N2PS, a subsidiary of the Florida Press Association, sells and services .print and online advertising forewspapers. Successful account management, proven leadership skills required and an undergraduate degree or equivalent related experience required. Email your cover letter, resume and salary history to: hr@n2ps.com. EOE, drugfree workplace. 1-11-1-14 Advertising Sales Representative -National Newspaper Placement Services (N2PS) is seeking an experienced sales person to sell print and online advertising. N2PS, a subsidiary of the. Florida Press Association, sells and services print and online advertising for newspapers. Demonstrated success with previous media sales and an undergraduate degree or equivalent related experience required. Online sales experience a plus. Email your cover letter, resume and salary history to: hr@n2ps.com. EOE, drug-free workplace. 1-11-1-14 Drivers: CALL TODAY! Bonus & Paid Orientation 36-43cpm Earn over $1000 weekly Excellent Benefits Class A and 3 mos recent OTR required (800)635-8669. 1-11 _1-14 Driver: DON'T JUST STARTYOUR CAREER, START IT RIGHT! Company Sponsored CDL training in 3 weeks. Must be 21. Have CDL? Tuition reimbursement! CRST. (866)9172778. 1-11-1-14 Drivers-Flatbed Recent Average $1,012/wk Late Model Equipment, Strong Freight 'Network, 401K, Blue Cross Insurance (800)771-6318 www.primeinc.com. 1-111-14 Services IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830 www.carrsmith.com 4-23-72-15 HYPNOTIST -Stop smoking. Improve memory & concentration. Elminate bad habits. Past life regression. Learn self hypnosis. Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH, NGH certified 379-1079 4-23-72-15 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 separate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-3175 everglade-eqestrian.com 4-23-72-15 Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait? Express Training Services can get you certified under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos. Day/eve/wkend. Class sizes limited. 3381193 fordetails. expresstrainingservices.com 4-23-07-72-15 PERSONAL TRAINING 300 Personal and Group Training Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility Call for a free workout -339-2199 4-23-72-15 TLC HORSEBOARD All facilities & amenities, quality instruction; 15 minutes from UF. Jan at 376-7762. Greathouse Equestrian Ctr. 8-13-72-15 ** GATOR MOVING & STORAGE ** Ask about the student special! 10 Free Boxes ($35 value!). FL Reg MI 19 One item or a houseful! Call Now! 352-374-4791, 800-797-6766 4-23-08-72-15 INJURED? Law Office of Robert Dixon Call 352-870-0917 4-23-72-15 RESUMES! Quality Editing, Writing, Typesetting, Printing. RESUME CITY'S Services from $34.95. Gator owned since 1981. E mail your resume for FREE analysis and review: RESUMECITYUSA@AOL.Com 2-11-08-55-15 **AWARDS & PERSONALIZED GIFTS** Plaques 0 Name Badges 0 Cups 0 Etc. Best Selection In Town www.signpower.com SignMasters 335-7000 3-5-60-15 ***GREAT BANNERS & SIGNS*** Custom Posters 0 Exhibits 0 Awards Top Quality 0 Fast Service 0 Low Prices www.signpower.com SignMasters 335-7000 3-5-60-15 LOOKING FOR TUTORSM! New online website is connecting students and tutors all for FREE! Create your free tutor profile and gain more clients. www.TutorMeGainesville.com 1-14-10-15 BLUEGRASS MUSIC INSTRUCTION Banjo*Fiddle*Guitar Cali 352-373-2385 1-11-08-15 MATH & PHYSICS TUTOR First hour FREE! 10 years of experience. Bilingual. Call Francisco at 352-494-8582 1-28-15-15 Editing and Proofreading Services: Mistakeproof your paper starting at only $4.95/page. Let our professional editors do the hard work for you. Log on WriteltRight.com to perfect your paper! 2-29-08-39-15 LAUNDRY SERVICE Same day drop off service Wash, Dry & Fold. 65 cents/lb A Best Coin Laundry 2411 SW 13th St, -352-336-0720 3-7-42-15 BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU. Learn traditional jiujitsu technique and self-defense. Technique on Tues. Spar on Thurs. 1st week free! 3711007. 4000 W. Newberry Rd. Nos falamos portugues. 2-14-25-15 A CAREGIVER AVAILABLE Flexible hours from mornings to late afternoons. Contact number 352-363-9145 1-17-08-5-15 GET COVERED.Run your ad STATEWIDE! You can run your classified ad in over 100 Florida newspapers for $475. Call this newspaper or (866)742-1373 for more details or visit: www.florida-classifieds.com. 1-11-1-15 STOP Your Foreclosure Now. Stay in Your Home. 100% Guaranteed. We Negotiate with Your Lender and Save Your Home. 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'FIRIDAY,JANUAR 11, 2008N AL LIGATOR,'17 Drayton's tenure in Gainesville filled with frustration S FORMER RUNNING BACKS COACH HAD ROCKY EXIT. By NICK ZACCARDI Alligator Staff Writer nzaccardi@alligator.org When Stan Drayton left UF to become the running backs coach at rival Tennessee, it erided a rocky working relationship with Urban Meyer. Drayton said his time at UF was frustrating, and former Gators running back Anthony Gay can attest to that, too. H Ie left the team before the 2006 season due to multiple failed drug tests, but before his career ended, Gay had meetings with Drayton and Meyer and picked up on the fact that his head coach and position coach weren't all that friendly. "They ain't like this," said Gay, holding up crossed fingers to visually describe it in a September interview. "They're not even really tight. A lot of days, I've seen Coach Drayton shed tears before. Not in front of (Meyer), but right after practice because of how he acknowledged him, because of how he belittled him." A source close to the situation said Drayton was told to look for another job, but Drayton reportedly said that he was not fired. Attempts to reach Meyer and Drayton through UF and Tennessee's sports information departments were unsuccessful. Drayton's voicemail on .a Gainesville phone number was full, and he did not respond to a text message. Current Gators players are not made available for comment in the offseason. No matter how strained the relationship Ly between the two coaches was, it wasn't the sole reason for Drayton's flight from UF. Gay had nothing but praise for Drayton's coaching abilities, but the 36-year-old was the lowestpaid assistant on Meyer's staff, earning $135,000 per year. Meyer also might not have had much use for Drayton compared to other assistants since running backs play a smaller role in his spread offense than at other schools, like Tennessee, which have stable running games. "The offense that we were running at Florida didn't have much involvement from the running back," Drayton told the Knoxville News-Sentinel. "There was some frustration there, to be honest with you. But you're in a community that's very supportive of Florida. Florida's -been good to me for three years. It was a very comfortable situation, it really was. Urban Meyer made it a very comfortable situation for me." The situation leading to Drayton's lateral coaching move, a decision made on Sunday and announced on Tuesday, was not so comfortable. Drayton told the paper that Tennessee coach Phillip Fulmer called Meyer on Friday morning, likely to ask for permission to speak with Drayton. Meyer reportedly left a staff meeting to answer the phone, returned and dismissed everyone but Drayton from the room. "I can't go into too much detail, but it was a little rough, a little rocky," Drayton told the paper. "He had a coach that was getting ready to entertain a situation at his rival school. I understood that completely." Gators face depleted Tigers in second SEC test HOOPS, from page 19 "I think we definitely give mismatch problems. We can both handle the ball and shoot," Calathes said. "Whoever gets the ball can go with it." The Gators (14-2) will hope for much of the same Saturday when UF hosts Auburn (9-3) at noon. UF is coming off a big 90-83 win in its Southeastern Conference opener. In the road victory, the Gators hit big shots when they needed them they most -something UF coach Billy Donovan said was key to the team's success. "Every time they started to pull away a little bit we made some timely shots," Donovan said. "That's always something you get a little concerned about, because what happens if we don't make timely shots?" Donovan continued to express questions about the team's reaction and response to games. He said the Gators have a lot to learn from the win and hopes the confidence won't lead to complacency. "I thought our guys competed and played hard but we still made so many mistakes consecutively," he said. "We have to get a lot better than we are right now." UF faces an Auburn team that has been marred with injuries and poor luck so far. The Tigers had only seven scholarship players before losing forward Korvotney Barber with a broken hand two weeks ago. That came on the heels of a five-game suspension to forward Quan Prowell to open the year. Forward Lucas Hargrove has missed time with a Men's broken hand as well, and forward Basketball Josh Dollard is done for the season with a medical redshirt. UF will aim to replicate last year's performance, when the Gators dominated Auburn 91-66 on the road. Donovan said the team has a long path ahead and admitted he has no intention of predicting the future any time soon. "It's just like I said from day one. There'scertain things experience-wise that I want to give them that doesn't make sense to them," he said. "It would be like me explaining to you what Mars was like and what it was like when you land." GENERAL NUTRITION CENTERS 25% OFF any one GNC Product Cannot : hcobcned Need couoon only axSWu Archer Rd only a a E tlr aza 3 7at7on Dae;n, S400als 377 CC)20, Exp O13l,08 ROMANCE & CIGARETTES James Gandolfini, Kate Winslet, Susan th Sarandon & Chistopher Walken "the real thing.audacious originality, startling AM sexuality, heartfelt emotions." -Roger Ebert opens tonight! 7 & 9pm Sat 4:30, 7 & 9 / Sun 2:30, 5 & 7 Don't be chicken. Stop your friends from driving drunk. CALLIN' IT, from page 19 AFC South year after year with the hopes of one day surpassing the Indianapolis Colts. The quick fix: beat the Patriots Saturday. Toppling the unbeatable foe would inject some life into a Jaguars organization and fan base that is teetering on the edge of becoming something special. Who knows? Maybe a surge of-interest in the team might prompt the Jags to get -Gasp! -a big-play receiver. Most importantly, getting through New England to the AFC Championship would give Del Rio some very solid ground to stand on, not that he hasn't already earned it. Coaching stability is crucial for the Jaguars to stay put. They have taken on the personality of their leader, and should he leave before the franchise begins selling out every game, the consequences could be dire. All it takes is one or two bad seasons to send the team packing, but one good win would go a long way.

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18, ALLIGATOR S FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2008 Gators prep for tough schedule 4L .L UF's season starts tonight By BOBBY CALLOVI Alligator Writer bcaIlovi@aIIigator.org If it were up to Coach Rhonda Faehn, she would be at her UF gymnastics team's first meet against Illinois-Chicago on Friday night. But not everyone on the team thinks she should rush back so soon after having a baby boy, Noah mile Bayon, on Tuesday. "We told her not to worry about it, because we've prepared ourselves so much that we would rather her stay home, get rest and get some sleep," junior Corey Hartung said. "But that's her personality. She's a wonderful person and, a wonderful coach." It is still unknown whether Faehn will attend her squad's season opener, but the team knows it must concentrate on getting off to a strong start to the season. Faehn said if she can't be there, it will be a great test for her team to see if it can stay focused on the task at hand. After their season opener against the Flames, the Gators will compete in four straight meets against teams ranked in the top 25 of the GymInfo preseason coaches' poll. Illinois-Chicago may not be ranked, but it is returning eight gymnasts from a team that won the Midwest Independent Conference a year ago, including MIC Athlete of the Year Annie Kachman. "Illinois-Chicago is a great start to the season," Faehn said earlier this week. "This is a great preparation for Georgia." UF will face the top-ranked Bulldogs next week. "We told her not to worry about it, because we've prepared ourselves so much that we would rather her stay home, get rest and get some sleep." Corey Hartung UF junior The Gators last faced IllinoisChicago in 2004 when UF earned the victory 197.225 to 192.675. After months of practicing, the Gators are ready to compete and try out their new routines in an actual meet. "We're all so excited to get the season started," Faehn said. "We're just anxious to get out there and get on our way." For all the lofty expectations the Gators will face with their preseason No. 2 ranking, even bigger things will be expected from sophomore Melanie Sinclair. She will finally be performing at full health after being slowed down last year due to a preseason knee surgery. "This year [Sinclair] is in tremendous form physically, she is doing all four events and doing them really, really well," Faehn said. "Look for her to be a top all-arounder for us and that top marquee athlete that we have been looking for, because she is now feeling healthy." UF could get a boost from a new face as well. Redshirt sophomore Maranda Smith transferred from UCLA and will likely compete in vault, uneven bars and floor events this year. "Look for Maranda Smith, who's a newcomer just for this semester," Faehn said. "It's going to take her a little bit of time to get used to everything, but she could be in our lineup soon." Although it's tough for Sinclair to not look ahead to the Georgia meet next week, she knows that she must start with Illinois-Chicago. Sinclair said she just wants to start the season off right by hitting all of her routines. She isn't worried about the effects of Faehn's potential absence on the team. "We are going to do what we normally do, she just isn't going to see it." C 5192 SW34th Street -I Shoppes of Williston by new Publix 352-271-1218 3 Japer. 750 mL. 19.99 y Bedere .9 LTtv A29.99 I Effen 81k Berry. 750ml. $19.99 E Sailor Jerry .1.75mL. 2199 a \el47 9200 NW 39th Ave Publix Plaza Get inspired. Be creative. Feel refreshed. Reinvent yourself at the Reitz Union! Leisure Courses %Aw.tctioii.ofll1 rogti. meditation, cramtrs, screcnpnnrirtng, horseback riding, golf, watercolor, hiliards, miss'gr, rock climbin", ballrootr dancting, papcrmaking, guitar, alled, and many mor .i isurr Course registrttiirtl Iansti ItA 2 3rd al 10ai.) View ciisss, r mgisi rnd pay ill otithut ( 400 the studio painlrn, ccranics, beading., ppimaking, printing, dnriwing, ett. Arts & Crafts Centcr jewelry making, srernprining, pwlr\, a ain1cni glass, c.c Luany nruUKU dWU1/A1HgdUr Sophomore Melanie Sinclair looks to make an impact after recovering from knee surgery. The Gators face Illinois-Chicago tonight. Are you suffering from ADD/ADHD Symptoms? (Attention Deficit Disorder/ Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) Doctors in your area are conducting a clinical research study of an FDA approved drug for ADHD. You may qualify if you: Are 18-30 years old Speak and read English well Have difficulty organizing tasks or completing projects Feel overly active or restless/squirmy Put off things that you feel will be difficult to do Qualified participants will not be charged for study medication or placebo and will receive study-related medical evaluation. To see if you qualify, visit www.staVadhdstudy.con or contact the University of Florida at 1-877-STUDY-94 or trialsRpsygachiatry.ufledu. UF Department of Psychiatry 3850 NW 83" Street Gainesville, FL 32606 0 I 0 AI 57**

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Sports FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2008 ALLIGATOR www.alligatorSports.org Holliday agrees to position with alma mater WVU By MIKE MCCALL Alligator Staff Writer mmccall@alligator.org Gators safeties coach John "Doc" Holliday has accepted a position with West Virginia, his wife confirmed Thursday afternoon. "Unless something else comes up, it looks like he's headed that way," Diana Holliday said. "It was a very tough decision for him. He just decided." Holliday -spent 23 years at WVU as a player and coach. He interviewed for the Mountaineers' head coaching position in December, but interim coach Bill Stewart filled the spot after he led the team to a win against Oklahoma in the Fiesta Bowl. "(Doc) has loved -the University of Florida and everything that Coach (Urban) Meyer has done," Diana Holliday said. "It's a great coaching staff." The Hollidays' Gainesville home was sporting a "for sale" sign in its front yard Thursday. Holliday has built a reputation as one of the nation's best recruiters, and he focused most of his efforts on the South Florida area while at UP. It's unknown what effect Holliday's departure will have on the Gators' current class, which features several players that he recruited. "He's widely known across the nation as one of the most successful recruiters in all of college football," Scout.com recruiting analyst Mike Bakas said. "When Florida hired him, he immediately made a difference by getting them involved with a lot of top kids." Two of thebest safety prospects Football Jersey City (N.J.) St. Peter's Prep's Will Hill and Auburn (Ala.) High's Dee Finley, have verbally committed to UF, and the loss of their position coach could sway them elsewhere before National Signing Day on Feb. 6. Finley chose the Gators over his hometown Auburn Tigers in June. "I'd be just floored if Will Hill went anywhere but Florida," Bakas said. "Of the two, somebody like Dee Finley would be more likely to back out." "Whenever youlose someone like (Holliday), there's obviously some type of impact, but how much of an impact will depend on who replaces him." amigazor rie anow UF safeties coach John "Doc" Holliday (in white) looks-on during practice. Holliday will leave Gainesville after three seasons, and his departure could impact the Gators' 2008 recruiting class. Jags playing for more than a win he big picture isn't always the big picture. When the Jacksonville Jaguars and New England Patriots meet in Saturday's AFC divisional playoff game, more will be at stake than advancing in the playoffs or maintaining perfection. While the Pats strive for the label of greatest team ever, a win for the Jags could be a real franchise-stabilizing moment. After dealing with blackouts and the small Jacksonville market for several years, there was talk before this season that the Jaguars could vacate Northeast Florida. After making a last-minute quarterback switch to replace Byron Leftwich with David Garrard, it seems Coach Jack Del Rio has earned a new contract. Mike McCall McCall-in' It Like I See It mmccaiim@aImigator.org But despite the growing hype that surrounded the team as the season progressed, its fans didn't look convinced until the home finale against Oakland. In that game, the stands were filled and rocking for the whole contest, and the only way to keep that mentality around in the River City is by pushing through the 'dark horse' label the Jags currently have and bursting onto the national scene, The hard route: continue on at a steady pace, struggling through the SEE CALLING' IT, PAGE 17 UF MEN'S BASKETBALL Close-knit guards lead UF By DANNY KLEIN Alligator Staff Writer dklein@alligator.org On the hardwood and in life, UF guards Nick Calathes and Jai Lucas are like brothers, but when it comes to video games the roommates are miles apart. "He's (Calathes) not really that good, but he talks the most trash," Lucas said. "It's always fun to beat him because he talks the most, but he's not good at video games." Calathes admits his game in the virtual world is all talk and has no problem giving Lucas the credit he deserves. "Oh yeah, definitely," Calathes said. "He plays a lot, so he probably deserves the honor." The two former McDonald's AllAmericans are developing a special bond as the season progresses. Calathes said the two spend most of their time together, whether it's within the walls of a gym or their Keys dormitory apartment, which they share with teammates Chandler Parsons and Adam Allen. "I'm around Nick all the time, so I know him real well," Lucas said. "He's a great guy. He's always trying to crack a joke. He thinks he's real funny, but he's really not that funny at all." "I thought our guys competed and played hard. but we still made so many mistakes consecutively." Billy Donovan UF coach Perhaps the most notable bond of all can be seen during games, where the two make up two-thirds of the Gators' starting backcourt. In Tuesday's win against Alabama, the combo combined for 40 points and 12 assists. SEE HOOPS, PAGE 7 U NBA: Miami vs. New Orleans ESPN, 8 p.m. Orlando vs. Denver SUN, 9 p.m. M 2002: QB Brock Berlin, one of the most sought-after recruits in Gators football history, transferred to Miami after spending the 2001 season behind classmate Rex Grossman. Berlin left UM with a 2-0 record against UF. Men's basketball: Arkansas Auburn Illinois (21) Wisconsin 76 70 60 70 Track: For the third straight year, Kerron Clement posted the world's fastest time in the 400 meter hurdles with a mark of 47.61 seconds at the 2007 IAAF World Championships. He became the second UF male to ever win a gold medal at the competition.

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20, ALLIGATOR M FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2008, UP WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Gators can't convert in clutch, drop SEC opener By PHIL KEGLER Alligator Staff Writer pkegler@alligator.org The UF women's basketball team will remember Thursday night's game for a while. The Gators had two chances to win in the last minute but could not convert and were left heartbroken after a 60-58 loss in their Soulneastern Conference opener at Kentucky. UF forced a shot-dock violation with 14.5 seconds left, trailing by one, getting the ball and a chance to extend its seven-game win streak. No one doubted that the ball would go to junior forward Marshae Dotson, who was in the middle of tying her career high with 26 points while grabbing 12 rebounds. The Gators got the ball down low to Dotson, who appeared to be in good post position with her back to the basket before she abruptly fell over a Kentucky player who had landed at her feet. The Wildcats gained possession and called timeout, but the Gators were still not out of it. Sophomore point guard Lonnika Thompson stole the ensuing inbounds pass with four seconds to play and dished it to Dotson on the left block. Dotson turned to lay the ball off the glass and ran right into Kentucky's Chelsea Chowning, who fell to take a charge. Chowning made 1 of 2 free throws, and UF was unable to get a desperation shot off in the closing seconds. 'A It was a tough welcome back for UF coach Amanda Butler in her first game Butlerwith the team since her grandmother's passing Saturday night. "It was disappointing certainly," she said. "But at the same time, it's a road game, you can't expect for the ball to bounce your way You don't expect for decisions to be made in your favor, especially in the heat of the moment. We just have to control the things we can control." Dotson didn't have much to say about the close calls near the end of the game. "It happened so fast," Dotson said. "Honestly, I don't remember the play" The Gators went back to their old ways, committing 24 turnovers to only seven assists. Kentucky scored 32 points off those turnovers. Senior guard and leading scorer Depree Bowden came in averaging 14.8 points per game, but had just 3 points on 1-of-6 shooting in 32 minutes of play. The game was close the entire way with neither team leading by more than 8. "Ultimately, they, I guess, were two points better than us," Butler said. "It's tough to take, but I guess that's the case tonight." The game might also leave more of a negative mark on this team than simply in the loss column. Junior Sha Brooks (13 points) fell to the floor in the last two minutes clutching her right knee. She had to be helped off the floor and did not re-enter the game, although Butler said it's too early to tell what damage, if any, had occurred. Radio and Internet broadcasts contributed to this report. F ., f r, I 0 ( F %. I oe0 I%#. % F f,*I 1 0 *% 1 F I, "Copyrighted Materia I Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" Some People Have A Lot To Say About the independent florida alligtor "Writing columns for The Alligator w of cake. We had Nixon in the White H each day provided a wonderful new at was a splendid opportunity for a colu learn the value of contempt, ridicule a It also gave me a pile of newspaper cl that continue to scare the hell out of e years later." Ca The Mi and internationally-fair as a piece "When I went on the hunt forj house, and gle person ever asked anything rocity. It grade point average .They w nnist to iy clips. They wanted to hear nd satire. real-world experience. And T1h ippings gave me all that and much mor editors mission and of belonging, an a the written word, and memories ri Hiaasen that will be with me always." Columnist ai Herild Media ain ITe mous author Join us for Open House, obs, not a sinabout my anted to see about my e Alligator c -a sense of Imiration for s and friends Dennis Kneale lhnology Editor, CNBC TODAY from I to 5 p.m. at our offices at 1105 W. University Ave. (across the street from Bank of America). We are looking for all positions -from graphic designers to copy editors to reporters to advertising interns -so come by and meet with us. ,%% ) 10 C