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VOLUME 101 ISSUE 100 . vve Inir. iuu u ueu. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2008



While UF bars online voting, FSU approves it


* FSU VOTES ONLINE FEB. 27.

By ILEANA MORALES
Alligator Writer
imorales@alligator.org

While online voting for Student
Government elections was
shot down by the UF Supreme


Court, students at Florida State
University will vote online for the
first time Feb. 27.
UF's court announced at a
Student Senate meeting Tuesday
night that a constitutional amend-
ment allowing online voting is
unconstitutional and would hin-
der SG's ability to prevent voter


coercion.
The student group Students for
Online Voting
,Student submitted a
ove rnment petition signed
by about 10
percent of the student body to
place an amendment on the spring
elections ballot that would allow


online voting in elections.
FSU Student Government
Association's Sen. Bobby Seifter
said voter privacy was also a
concern when online voting was
proposed in January.
Seifter said before the bill
was passed 24-6, senators had a
three-hour debate on the risks of


a political party or student orga-
nization soliciting votes. Senators
concluded any possible violations
to voter secrecy were already listed
as illegal in FSU's statutes, he said.
To help prevent large-scale
forced voting, he said no more
than four people can vote on one
SEE FSU, PAGE 10


Presidents talk money


By KIM WILMATH
Alligator Staff Writer
kwilmath@alligator.org

For years, the state's public universities
have tugged at the Legislature to pour more
funding into the State University System
- one that currently ranks last in student-
teacher ratios nationwide.
Each year, universities receive more
freshmen applications than the year before,
producing freshmen classes with consis-
tently higher GPAs and test scores than
previously admitted students.
But none of it matters if the university
system can't guarantee quality education,
said UF President Bernie Machen in a phone
interview Thursday.
Machen and the other 10 public state uni-
versity presidents met with Florida House


Speaker Marco Rubio, R-Miami, and Board
of Governors Chancellor Mark Rosenberg
on Thursday to discuss ways to bolster the
university system.
Rosenberg said the Board of Governors,
the State University
System's highest govern-
ing body, came up with
a funding target for hir-
ing needed faculty and
advisers statewide: $200
million each year for five
years.
Machen Machen said that
figure was a worthwhile
goal, but no funding was secured and no
proposals approved in the informal meet-
ing.
"I think it may sound like a lot of money,
SEE MEETING, PAGE 10


Authorities believe they have found
the man responsible for about a dozen
Gainesville robberies dating back to May
2006, said Gainesville Police Department
Det. Mike Schentrup.
Nathan Eric Huff, 22, was arrested early
Wednesday morning after police said he
robbed a Subway restaurant at 3316 SW 35th
Blvd, according to Huff's arrest report.
The robbery, Schentrup said, was done in
a way similar to a string of other unsolved
local robberies, leading police to believe Huff
may have been responsible for them all.
On Wednesday Huff confirmed their
suspicions when he admitted to robbing
numerous Gainesville businesses including
a Papa John's, a California Chicken Grill, a
Shell gas station and two different Subways,
Schentrup said
He estimated that about 1,000 police
hours had been spent trying to solve those
robberies.


"He's been quite frustrating because
there was no real pattern to what he did,"
Schentrup said.
During the Tuesday night robbery, wit-
nesses saw the car that Huff was driving.
"He's been quite frustrating
because there was no real
pattern to what he did."
Mike Schentrup
Gainesville Police Department detective

While he was patrolling, GPD Officer
Brett Robison saw a car matching the de-
scription witnesses gave from the Subway
robbery.
The officer pulled Huff over and found
black clothing that matched what was worn
during the robbery, along with $700, accord-
ing to the report.
- JESSICA PONN


* Almost three
weeks ago, UF was
riding high after
blowing out Vandy.
Now, Jai Lucas and
the Gators have
lost three of four
and will head to the
'Dores' home court
on Saturday. See
Story, Page 20.


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Hands Across the Plaza
UF sophomore Larry Rosalez-Lewis, left, holds hands with freshman Ricky
Lievig as sophomore Wilton Mui watches Thursday. See story, Page 4.






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High school students learn UF admission status today


By LIA GANOSELLIS
Alligator Writer
eganosellis@alligator.org

The UF Office of Admissions
has been working around the clock
for the past few days determining
the future of nearly 28,000 Gators
hopefuls, and only about one-third
of them will receive an invitation
Friday.
UF received about 1,000 more
applications than last year, which
UF Provost Janie Fouke said is likely
due in part to UF's recent athletic
successes, namely the football and
basketball teams' championship
titles.
In addition, the academic com-
petitiveness in Florida is steadily


increasing, Fouke said,
UF spokesman Steve Orlando
said the target size of the 2008-2009
freshmen class size is slightly more
than 10,000, but about 6,600 are ex-
pected to come to UF
Orlando said the swell in fresh-
men applications might have to do
with the elimination of the early
decision process.
This is the first year UF didn't
accept early decision applications,
which contractually bound students
to attend UF if accepted. Early deci-
sion applicants received a response
from UF months before students
who applied by the regular dead-
line.
There is one more deadline,
March 1, for students who missed


the original Novemb
Orlando said. Those
be notified about their
status by April.
"It was sort of lik
the playing field
body."



UF's reasoning for
decision was that st
low-income families
been discouraged from
fore they knew how m
aid they would receive
Fouke said she the


ter deadline, rid of the early decision process
students will simplified the entire application
r admissions system.
"It was sort of like leveling the
playing field for everybody," she
e leveling said.
for every- Still, she said, UF doesn't have
room to accept everyone, which
forces the admissions office to turn
Janie Fouke away many qualified applicants.
UF provost "I think people equate whether
or not they get in somehow with
ditching early their competency, and that's just not
udents from true at all," Fouke said. "There's just
could have not enough room."
applying be- Leading up up today, some
iuch financial high school students weighed their
chances about getting in.
ught getting Sistine Gurrey, a St. Thomas
Aquinas High School senior in Fort


Lauderdale, said her nerves were
on edge while she waited for "judg-
ment day."
Gurrey said she applied to sev-
eral other universities, including
Syracuse University, the University
of Central Florida and the University
of North Carolina, but she has her
heart set on UF
Clay Green, a high school senior
at Fort Myers High School, said UF
is his top choice because his father is
a UF alumnus.
He said he worried that UF fa-
vored International Baccalaureate
students, which he's not, but said
his above-average GPA and test
scores should help him out.
"I just always wanted to go there
since I was a little kid," Green said.


County needs more members for male support group


* SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS
TREATED BASED ON GENDER.

By ILEANA MORALES
Alligator Writer
imorales@alligator.org

An Alachua County Victim Services &
Rape Crisis Center support group for male
victims of sexual assault is on hold until
enough people join.


Rita Lawrence, victim advocate counselor,
said the center planned to start the group in
January, but with only two people ready to
join they will wait until they have at least
three.
Lawrence said that she noticed men's
specific needs were not being met in the coed
groups. Society treats genders differently, and
male survivors of sexual assault face different
stereotypes, she said.
Separating support groups by gender is
being done in other areas and seeing better


results because victims feel more comfortable
speaking among people of the same sex, she
said.
Anna Savitsky, a victim advocate counselor
for the center, said most male
S rape victims don't report their
News experiences, and of those, only
five percent participate in sup-
port services.
Savitsky said being victimized is generally
associated with females, and men are held to a
high standard of masculinity.


Jay Herron, who was raped for the first
time at a military detention center when he
was 18, said society hasn't fully realized that
men, not only women, are sexually assaulted.
Herron, now 57 and living in Levy County,
said after spending years trying to deal with
his trauma through drug and alcohol abuse,
he has now dealt with it better by sharing his
story with others.
This separate support group for men is
important to speed up their healing process,
he said.


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Students join hands


* HAND-HOLDING EVENT
TARGETS DISCRIMINATION.

By ELIZABETH LEVA
Alligator Contributing Writer

Members of UF's Lesbian,
Gay, Bisexual and Transgender
Affairs joined hands for a cause
on Valentine's Day.
Dozens of members of the
group, known as LGBT, at-
tended the 8th annual Same-
Sex Hand-Holding Day on
Turlington Plaza Thursday.
Nora Spencer, director
of LGBT, said UF's Dean of
Students Office sponsored the
event to provide members of
the homosexual community a
chance to show love in public
free of criticism or danger.
Wilton Mui, an environ-
mental engineering junior, said
being gay and single narrows
down the options for a place to
celebrate Valentine's Day, so the
event was perfect for him.
"Valentine's Day is pre-
dominantly hetero-normative,"
Mui said. "All the commercials
you see focus on heterosexual
couples, but we celebrate the
holiday, too."
Tiffany Richards, a UF sopho-
more, said she viewed Same-Sex
Hand-Holding Day in a new
light since her attendance last


year.
In fall 2007, Richards and
her girlfriend of the time were
holding hands on campus when
a man shouted, "That's disgust-
ing," she said.
"I always took other people's
acceptance of my lifestyle for
granted," she said. "But after
that experience, I really appreci-
ate holding hands in a place free
from discrimination."
Spencer said society has a
long way to go to overcome a
historic discrimination of gays.
"Luckily, I have never expe-
rienced the violent attacks for
my sexuality that many others
have," she said.
On Junior Lofton,
Campus the cross-wear-
ing, Bible-wield-
ing preacher usually found on
Turlington Plaza, did not attend
the event.
Days before, Lofton said he
loves homosexuals in the same
way he loves the drug addicts.
"They don't have a disease,"
he said. "They deliberately chose
to sin, and I can help them delib-
erately choose to stop."
Sean McCaughan, an art his-
tory junior, said he does not take
Turlington preachers seriously.
"Yeah, I made out with a guy
right in front of him before,"
McCaughan said. "It made me
proud."


ELECTIONS

Controversial superdelegates influence Dem. nomination


By DREW HARWELL
Alligator Staff Writer
dharwell@alligator.org

Change. Momentum. Electability.
The presidential primary season has
been inundated with buzzwords like
these, abstract concepts with arguable sig-
nificance that candidates and journalists
have clung to.
But one cliche, the headline-hogging
"superdelegate," has gained notoriety in
the past months for two other reasons:
how vital it is to the Democratic candi-
dates, and how confusing it can be to the
average voter.
Superdelegates - also known as un-
pledged delegates, as they can change
their candidate allegiance at will - make
up about 20 percent of the total number of
delegates who will go on to determine the
presidential nominee at the Democratic
National Convention in August.
In other words, the popular votes from
each state's primary make up only a part
of the decision. One-fifth of the nomina-
tion is decided by a closed group of party
elites.
Democratic candidate Barack Obama
is a superdelegate. So is candidate Hillary
Clinton, as well as her husband, former
president Bill Clinton.
Former candidates Bill Richardson,
Joseph Biden and Christopher Dodd, as
well as former president Jimmy Carter
and vice presidents Walter Mondale and
Al Gore, are all privileged enough to get
the magic vote.
So how does the Democratic Party
choose who can become one?
According to the Democratic National
Committee's Delegate Selection Rules,
there are 719 named superdelegates so far,
composed of all the country's Democratic


members of Congress, governors, party
leaders, former legislators and committee
members, as well as a certain number of
well-liked activists.
Later on in the year, the state parties
will announce 76 additional superdel-
egates, bringing the total to 795.
But, of course, it's not that simple. If
Florida and Michigan hadn't had their del-
egates revoked by the party for scheduling
their primaries too early, 50 more super-
delegates would be added to the total.
And don't forget that the eight super-
delegates representing Democrats Abroad,
the party's organization for American
voters in foreign countries, get only half
votes.
Huh? This whole superdelegate thing
gets pretty confusing, pretty quickly.
One could say their power goes against
the.nature of democratic elections, which
postures "one voter equals one vote."
One could say they hold too much
weight; as a group, the 795 superdelegates
have more votes than all the voters in
California and New York combined.
And a true cynic could argue that any
one superdelegate holds more power than
the millions of people in Florida whose
votes won't count toward the nomination.
"When you've got this many primaries
and caucuses," said Allan Katz, a superdel-
egate and Tallahassee City Commissioner,
"that ought to be the determiner of the
contest, whether it's my guy or your guy."
Katz was granted the superdel-
egate vote when he joined the Democratic
National Committee in 2004. However,
due to Florida's punishment, he and other
Florida superdelegates won't be allowed
to use their votes in this election.
Although Katz admitted that the system
"could go bad for the Democratic Party" if
superdelegates had to vote against a can-


didate with a large following, he added
that it's one of the only viable alternatives
to a gridlocked candidate race.
Superdelegates are a relatively recent
addition to the nominating process of the
Democratic Party, which introduced them
in 1982 as a way for influential party big
shots to hold more sway.
Or, as Katz explained it, the convention
was "such a cool party that, all of a sud-
den, everyone wanted to go."
"If we didn't know by June, then
who is going to decide anyway?"
Zach Moller
president of the UF College Democrats

As displayed by the 1984 presidential
nomination of candidate Walter Mondale,
who only had a slim lead before super-
delegates secured his win, history shows
that these delegates can have the power to
decide the race.
That fact has scared some voters, who
think the superdelegates could tip the
scales toward one favored candidate.
However, Michael Martinez, a UF as-
sociate professor of political science, said
the superdelegate system will most likely
"not vault the second candidate into first
place."
Instead, he said it will make it easier for
party officials to choose a winner already
in the lead.
"They're a good tiebreaker to have,"
Martinez said.
Obama and Clinton disagree on how
the superdelegates should function.
On Friday, Obama told reporters that
"it would be problematic for political
insiders to overturn the judgment of the
voters" if he won popular appeal.
Clinton, who has more support from


superdelegates than her opponent accord-
ing to Associated Press estimates, fired
back the next day by saying the delegates
"are by design supposed to exercise inde-
pendent judgment."
Regardless of what position the can-
didates have taken, neither has relaxed
in their efforts to win over the superdel-
egates' votes.
"Clearly, there's been a big move by
both campaigns to get superdelegates
on board with their candidates, but you
would expect that," Katz said.
According to an online running tally
of superdelegates coordinated- by The
Politico, a political news source founded
by former Washington Post employees,
Clinton's campaign has been promised
about 90 - more superdelegates than
Obama's.
But the superdelegate statistics are
fuzzy for several reasons.
Media outlets like The New York Times
and the Associated Press disagree on the
exact numbers. Superdelegates can change
their minds at any time before the conven-
tion. And more than 300 superdelegates
are still uncommitted, undecided or stay-
ing quiet.
The system has also produced some
strange results. According to AP reports,
Maryland has three times as many su-
perdelegates planning to vote for Clinton
than Obama, even though he won the state
with about 60 percent of the vote.
But although the system has its quirks,
Zach Moller, the president of the UF
College Democrats, said the superdel-
egates could serve as a vital fallback in the
case that the race is undetermined at the
end of the primary season.
"If we didn't know by June, then who is
going to decide anyway?" Moller said. "At
some level, the decision has to be made."


Kissing for a Cause
UF students Caitlyn Kloss and Ben Klein kiss while Kristina Jackson draws a peace sign on the
sidewalk with her daughter Lucinda outside the 13th Street National Guard Recruiting Station
Thursday. The Make Out, Not War! Kiss-In was organized by several Gainesville anti-war groups and
staged to coincide with other protests around the country at recruiting stations.






FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2008 0 ALLIGATOR, 5


UF releases 15


proposals for BOT


* ONE MAY ALLOW ALCO-
HOL SALES AT MUSEUM.

How much would a stuffed
caveman pay for a stiff drink?
How many shots would it take
for a giant mastodon skeleton to
get loose?
UF could soon learn the an-
swers if the Board of Trustees,
UF's highest governing body,
passes a proposed regulation at
its March meeting to allow alco-
hol sales at the Florida Museum
of Natural History. UF Provost
Janie Fouke wrote in an e-mail
that selling alcohol at the mu-
seum would encourage more
community groups to rent out
the facility, which would bring
more money to UF
Currently, groups who want
to serve alcohol during mu-
seum events must buy it but are
not allowed to sell it to guests
to cover the cost, Fouke wrote.
Instead, they must give it away
at a loss, which discourages
them from hosting events at the
museum.


The suggestions don't stop
at primeval boozing.
A total of 15 proposals were
sent out to UF's deans, direc-
tors and department chairs in a
memo Wednesday afternoon.
Seven of the suggestions
concerned traffic and parking,
including increasing student
parking rates from $110 a year
to$122.
UF The
Administration P r o -
posed
rate for
motorcycle or scooter decals is
also $122 a year - up from $36
annually.
Another suggestion is to
formally allow armored cars on
campus to carry guns.
Steve Orlando, UF sokes-
man, said armored cars deliver
cash to campus ATMs or busi-
nesses. Passengers or drivers of
the cars are usually armed, and
the proposed regulation would
make it officially OK, Orlando
said.
- KIM WILMATH


UF students to bike across U.S.


They will help build houses


By DAYNA MALEK
Alligator Contributing Writer

Armed with hammers, screw-
drivers and road bicycles, 10 UF
students will depart from various
cities this summer with the mis-
sion of spreading the word on af-
fordable housing.
The group is part of a larger
pool of college-aged students
participating in the cycling trips
run by Bike & Build, a nonprofit
organization that raises funds for
affordable housing projects by
having participants pedal across
the country.
"Driving from coast to coast is
pretty crazy, doing so by bicycle is
even crazier," said Sara Tolliver, a
UF zoology junior who will be rid-
ing on the Southern U.S. route that
leaves from Jacksonville.
Bike & Build was founded
in 2002, said Program Director
Brendan Newman.


"The program is really about
raising awareness for affordable
housing as well as getting the
participants interested in the cause
and community service," Newman
said in a phone interview.
About 215 participants will
choose from seven different routes
to ride across the country. Riders
bike for nine weeks and by the end
will have pedaled between 3,428
miles and 4,234 miles, according to
the Web site. Riders will average 60
miles a day, Newman said.
Many might wonder why the
organization chose bicycles, but for
Newman, they seemed to be the
simplest choice.
"Biking is awesome," he said.
"Bicycles are the perfect vehicle
for this kind of trip in this magni-
tude."
Cyclists will ride from commu-
nity to community, sleeping along
the way in churches, community
centers and schools.


Bike & Build works with a
variety of housing organizations.
In addition to building, the partici-
pants raise money to disburse to
the organizations.
In order to participate, riders
have to raise a minimum of $4,000
in donations. Once the money is
raised, Bike & Build will provide
riders with their own bicycle.
The organization allocates
the majority of donations from
its events through either pre-ar-
ranged contributions or a com-
petitive grant application process.
So far, the organization has raised
about $1.1 million.
"This year we are hoping to
donate dose to $450,000, and that
will put us at about $1.6 million
donated so far," Newman said.
No previous cycling experience
is required and for most of the par-
ticipants, the idea of riding across
the nation adds to the excitement.
"It's a matter of the sheer insan-
ity that it is," Tolliver said. "To bike
from coast to coast is sort of this
crazy, romantic idea."


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Well, the good news is that it's Friday, which means
you've managed to make it through another
Valentine's Day. The weekend ahead is sure to be
free of anything forcibly romantic - unless of course you're
into that sort of thing. Here at the Darts & Laurels headquar-
ters, we had tons of fun reading over the sappy Heartlines
and laughing at those pink-and-red-clad coeds schlepping
around campus with a bunch of carnations. So sit back, grab
a box full of those candy hearts and join us for this week's
edition of...



Darts & Laurels
Of course we couldn't start off this edition without hand-
ing over a great-job-coming-up-with-a-lame-excuse DART
to the UF Supreme Court for announcing Tuesday night that
an online voting system in Student Government elections
would be unconstitutional.
The court's Chief Justice Brian Aungst said online voting
would interfere with SG's ability to prevent voter coercion.
So, he's naturally assuming that SG ever had that ability from
the beginning.
What we really don't get is how officials elected to rep-
resent the student body could be so out of touch with what
the majority actually wants. Maybe they should get off those
BlackBerrys once in a while and talk to those they're sup-
posed to be representing - hey, just a thought. If FSU can
pass online voting with no problem, it makes us wonder
what the hell is going on here.
We had more high hopes Tuesday, but like an unattractive
blind date, we were once again disappointed. The do-you-
really-think-it's-a-good-time-for-another-condo DART goes
to the Alachua County Commission for approving the
Gainesville Golf and Country Club's expansion near the edge
of Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park. Although the county's
Growth Management Department did not recommend ap-
proving the proposal, the commissioners went ahead and
sent it up to the state level. We're just hoping that those in
Tallahassee will have more sense and shoot it down.
It became apparent this week that lawmakers in
Washington, D.C., also lack common sense - not that we're
even remotely surprised. An aren't-there-more-important-
things-to-worry-about DART goes to Congress for devoting
time and effort to investigating the possibility that famous
athletes in Major League Baseball used performance enhanc-
ing drugs. While the American public was transfixed with
whether the misrememberingg" Roger Clemens shot human
growth hormones into his ass, Congress also managed to
amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act and allow
warrantless wiretapping. Great timing, guys. Really.
Speaking of federal incompetence, we proudly spear U.S.
Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings with an actually-
it's-part-of-your-job-description-as-the-leader-in-education
DART. During an appearance at the Community College
National Legislative Summit, Spellings repeatedly told stu-
dents and administrators that high textbook prices were not
an issue for the federal government and should be left to the
states and the colleges themselves to deal with. Apparently,
Spellings is an expert at deflecting problems she is supposed
to be actively solving, rather than actually doing anything
productive. But rest assured, she is "all ears" for suggestions
that don't involve spending any cash.
One thing that made this week a whole lot better was
knowing that we won't have to watch Jon Stewart and
Stephen Colbert struggle through their nightly broadcasts
any longer. A you-saved-the-future-of-television-from-lame-
game-shows LAUREL goes to the Hollywood screenwriters
of the Writers Guild of America, West who voted to end the
three-month strike. It's high time they get back to work, so
we can find a watchable distraction from ours.


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The Alligator is no different.
As you might have noticed, we redesigned our Web
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But it has come with its share of speed bumps.
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Currently, when a reader comments on a story and we
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This semester, we launched a feature called Gainesville
Explorer, a weekly look at the interesting places in and
around town through multimedia.
There are also several blogs on our site, including one
that I contribute to called Letters from the Editors. (See
what we did there?) It's designed to give you a look at
the inner workings of the Alligator. We also have blogs
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For all the hiccups we've endured with the new site,
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We promise we'll get it all working soon.
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Letters to the Editor
Orange and Blue should do research
Mark McShera's comments about Student
Government's alleged "wasteful spending"
reveal either his desire to misrepresent the
facts or the Orange and Blue Party's inability
to understand current trends in SG finance.
First off, the claim that SG spends $50,000
on BlackBerrys is utterly fallacious. The smart-
phones are considered an employee benefit
and are deducted from their paychecks. The
$45,000 pays for the entire network of phones
used by SG and other student organizations.
Many are on the third floor of the Reitz Union,
but there are also some across campus in the
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Student
Council office, Benton Engineering College
Council - you name it.
McShera also argues that SG's budget
should be cut in order to give student orga-
nizations more money. Perhaps the Orange
and Blue Party should do more research. If
they had, they would've discovered that stu-
dent organizations do not spend the money
already in their possession. During the 2006
and 2007 fiscal year, organizations left over 20
percent of their budgets untouched. Between
student groups and academic organizations,
this amounted to $232,000.
Considering the heavy responsibility we
place on SG officials to manage a $13 million
budget, I think it's reasonable to expect our
candidates to either have accurate knowledge


of the budget figures or be honest about it
- or both.
Lacey Logsdon
former Student Senate budget and
approactions vice chairwoman




SG has stopped caring about students
In response to Derek Clenzi's letter, I'm
glad to see Tau Epsilon Phi is encouraging its
brothers to write to the editor.
I encourage Mr. Clenzi and all students that
are interested in the Orange and Blue Party to
check out our Web site or Facebook group. It
is true that we support the students' wishes to
see online voting on the ballot, but there is so
much more that we stand for as well. While
serving as Chomp the Vote executive director, I
saw the problems within Student Government
first hand. As a whole, SG has become bloated
and unresponsive to the students. It no longer
strives to achieve strong results.
Our elected officials in Student Senate
don't show up, our appointed Cabinet doesn't
deliver, and our Supreme Court has stopped
caring about the students. It is time for change,
for action and for results.
Our Web site provides the ideals we stand
for. Our platform shows we mean business,
and you can add to it as well. I cannot remem-


ber the last time I have saw a party as respon-
sive to students as the Orange and Blue Party,
and I hope you decide to at least check out
what else we stand for besides online voting
- maybe you will like what you see.
Frank Bracco
Orange and Blue Party candidate
for Student Body vice president

0 E E

Online voting would increase coercion
On Thursday Scott Erker asked, "How
can voting over the Internet be more subject
to coercion than, say, being at a frat or soror-
ity dinner and having the president say 'you
better vote tomorrow and here is who we are
voting for?'" The greatest virtue of voting at
designated polls -'and the reason online vot-
ing has not caught on for national or state elec-
tions - is the fact that we have a secret ballot.
No matter what verbal coercion potential
voters may experience, they alone determine
who to vote for, and everyone emerges with
the same "I Voted" sticker regardless of which
candidate or party they chose. The current
system provides the privacy and security
necessary for democracy to function. By con-
trast, online voting allows an organization to
force its members to log on with their UF ID
in front of the group and directly control every


individual's vote. The measure intended to
increase voter turnout would actually under-
mine the integrity of the electoral process.
If this argument sounds familiar, it is be-
cause Chief Justice Brian Aungst explained it
at Tuesday's Senate meeting. Had the protest-
ers not stormed out before hearing the expla-
nation, they could have spared the student
body some angry and misleading letters.
Matt Michel
7BA

UF Supreme Court not playing fairly
Dear UF Supreme Court, you clearly do not
deserve to finish your degrees being that you
have no comprehension of how the law works.
A constitutional amendment allowing online
voting was denied Tuesday on the grounds
that - wait for it - it was unconstitutional.
Let us all shout a resounding, "Duh."By
definition, any constitutional amendment
is unconstitutional. If it wasn't we wouldn't
need to amend anything now would we? Your
decision to deny students the right to vote on
their own constitution is unfathomable.
To Patricia Telles-Irvin and Dean Eugene
Zdziarski - you have the right to step in
when the students playing government stop
playing fairly. It's your move. Please don't let
us down.
Ryan Nelson
UF alumnus


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SFCC to hold open house. _.


By APRIL DUDASH
Alligator Contributing Writer

Holding a person's chest
open, passing instruments to the
surgeon and assisting in robotic
procedures are all a part of a sur-
gical technologist's forte.
Diane May, a former surgical
technologist, said the career is
widely unknown.
"A lot of the public doesn't
realize we even exist," May
said. "If I was to poll the public
and ask them who passes the in-
struments to the surgeon, most
of the public would say, 'the
nurse.'"
May is the program coordi-
nator and founder of the SFCC
Surgical Technology Program,
which will hold an open house
Monday and Tuesday from
11 a.m. to 7 p.m. to educate
the community on its offered
courses.
May said being a surgical
technologist is a satisfying ca-
reer.
"If I wasn't teaching, I'd be
right back scrubbing," May said.
"It's a privilege to serve the pa-
tient and the doctor."
Since she started the program
at SFCC in 1995, there have been
more than 200 graduates.
These applicants include
people straight out of high
school, college graduates and
those pursuing career changes,
said Scott Fortner, a health sci-


ences adviser and recruiter for
the program.
Students also use surgical
technology as a stepping-stone
to higher levels of health care,
such as nursing and medical
school, Fortner said.
The age of surgical technol-
ogy students in the program
ranges from 19 to early 50s.
Fortner said it takes a special
personality to be able to work in
an operating room.

"A lot of the public doesn't
realize we even exist."
Diane May
SFCC Surgical Technology
Program coordinator

"This person can't be squea-
mish," he said. "It's really for
that person who's well orga-
nized, emotionally stable and
really interested in hands-on
health care."
Surgical technology student
Shavonne Carter, 31, learned
about the program through the
open house last year and began
classes in May. Carter, who is
married and has four children,
knew it would take longer to
finish medical school.
"I was looking for something
I could do pretty much right
now," she said.
Two days of the week are
spent in the classroom, where
students are currently learning


about viruses and fungi.
Students participate in sur-
gical procedures at Gainesville
hospitals the remaining three
days, she said.
"If you can handle the blood
and guts, it's not bad," Carter
said. "It's not as bad as it
sounds."
The class has taught Carter
organization, and she has
learned to form bonds with
classmates.
"It's so much better if you
have friends in class to study
with, to get together with," she
said. "You can't do it by your-
self."
Program Director Paul
Stephan said as Shands hos-
pitals expand, there will be a
greater local need for surgical
technologists.
The open house, which is run
by students, will offer a realistic
operating room environment as
well as program presentations.
The deadline to apply for the
one-year program is March 31,
and about 25 applicants will be
accepted.

What: Surgical.Technology
Program Open House

Date: Feb. 18th and 19th
Time: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Place: SFCC Campus, Room
WA-217 of the new Health
Sciences Annex


Nicole Safker / Alligator Staff
Nichole Blake, left, works on a simulated patient with Shavonne Carter
in the SFCC Surgery Technology Program at Wednesday afternoon.


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ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

UF student travels to Australia for solar energy forum


By ANKITA RAO
Alligator Contributing Writer

While other students bought roses and
chocolate on Valentine's Day, Daniel Robinson
embarked on a last-minute sponsored trip to
Australia for a solar energy conference.
Robinson, president of UF's American
Solar Energy Society, left Thursday for the
Solar Cities Congress in Adelaide, Australia.
The conference, which runs from Sunday
to Thursday, will discuss how cities can imple-
ment renewable energy, according to its Web
site.
He first heard about the conference a month
ago, when he got an e-mail from Harald
Kegelmann, founder of SolarCity Gainesville


Inc., a local nonprofit organization.
Robinson, a mechanical engineering junior,
said he instantly wanted to go, but hesitated
due to funding and time.
Two weeks later, Kegelmann told him a lo-
cal donor would provide $3,000 to cover the
flight and registration fee, Robinson said.
"You don't expect to wake up in the morn-
ing and see someone giving you money to fly
to Australia," he said.
He had 24 hours to buy a plane ticket and
register for the conference that was less than
10 days away.
The conference, which will feature 90
speakers from 30 countries, will be comprised
of professionals in the sustainability field.
Robinson said he is most excited to hear


Robert E Kennedy Jr. speak and to network.
Kegelmann said Robinson's open-minded
character will help him absorb information
and form contacts.
"You don't expect to wake up in
the morning and see someone giv-
ing you money to fly to Australia."
Daniel Robinson
UF American Solar Energy Society president

"Dan has both the technical background as
an engineering student but brings also his in-
terest in solar energy to the table," Kegelmann
said.
His role as president of the UF American


Solar Energy Society is one of Robinson's cen-
tral activities. The society focuses on sustain-
ability and environmentally sound living.
The members promote the construction
of solar panels on buildings and engage in
smaller projects such as ovens and tricycles
that run on solar power, Robinson said.
He said the conference in Australia will
help him become more of an expert on solar
energy and increase involvement with the
society.
Robinson said he is overwhelmed but
excited to see Australia and learn more about
one of his passions.
"I hope to have an epiphany that this is
important, this is what I should be doing,"
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FSU SGA officials say benefits of online voting outweigh risks


FSU, from page 1

computer through Blackboard
Learning System, and it is up to FSU
students to report anyone trying to
violate voter secrecy
He said using this system is "per-
fectly safe and secure" because it is
the same system FSU students visit
every day to check grades, register


for classes and pay fees.
Joe O'Shea, FSU Student Body
president, said he hopes it will
increase voter turnout - usually
about 2 percent - to about 12 per-
cent. SGA will keep online voting as
an option along with their usual six
voting booths on campus.
He said the benefits outweigh the
possible risks.
"There's always the possibility


that someone could be coerced into
voting whether they're going into
the voting booth or online," he said.
"I mean, there's always really a risk,
but people are free to vote as they
wish."
UF Student Senate President
Kevin Reilly, who is also the Gator
Party's candidate for Student Body
president, said he respected the UF
court's decision on the amendment


and declined to comment on online
voting.
The UF court's written decision
states the online voting amend-
ment violates the U.S. Constitution's
guaranteed right to voter secrecy by
preventing SG's ability to supervise.
To have certified the amend-
ment, the court would have needed
to overturn a previous court's ruling
of the amendment's unconstitution-


ality in 2006, which they didn't find
"erroneous" enough to do so, the
court's written decision stated.
John Campbell, an associate jus-
tice of the court, was the only one to
dissent from the court's opinion.
Campbell said the amendment
should have been certified by the
court because it passed the require-
ments in the Student Body constitu-
tion and statutes.


University presidents met informally to discuss ways to boost funds


MEETING, from page 1


but the university system graduates 65,000
every year and supposedly we're going to go
up," Machen said. "It didn't scare the speaker,
let's put it that way."
The money could come from a combina-
tion of state funding and tuition increases,
said board spokesman Bill Edmonds. None of
the details were hammered out yet, Edmonds
said.
"Clearly, the board thinks that tuition is
going to have to go up if we're going, to ad-


dress some of these fundamental problems,"
he said. "But we don't really want to make
students pay for everything."
Rubio has said he supports a small tuition
increase but wants universities to make finan-
cial aid a priority.
However, universities and the board have
clamored for hiked tuition to hire more faculty
members and advisers.
The board voted at a January meeting to
raise tuition at all the universities by 8 percent
in fall. That increase will bring in about $32
million statewide.
He said it's not nearly enough.
The 8 percent increase won't affect UF,
Florida State University and the University of


South Florida, however, because those univer-
sities are already expecting 15 percent hikes
due to the Tuition Differential Program, which
also begins in fall.
The program allows the three universities
to raise tuition 40
UF percent over four
' -' ' years, provided that
each year's increase
does not exceed 15 percent.
Though the board approved the 8 percent
hike, it is not yet known whether it's allowed
to do so.
The board and the Legislature are currently
locked in a lawsuit sparked by former U.S. Sen.
Bob Graham's assertion that the board should


ultimately have tuition-setting authority.
Gov. Charlie Crist suggested giving nearly
$5.5 billion of state funds to universities in his
proposed budget to the Legislature in January,
but he did not call for tuition increases. The
Legislature has the final say on the budget,
and its regular session begins in March.
Machen said he was confident the
Thursday meeting was a success.
"We feel like we've been sort of left out
in the cold to deal with our problem by our-
selves," Machen said.
"We all saw this as a gesture by the speaker
to say that he wants to help and he wants to
put higher-ed in a good place."


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Computer virus spreads through Valentine's e-mails


Computer virus spreads through Valentine's e-mails


* VIRUS HAS BEEN AROUND
FOR YEAR AND A HALF.

By STEPHANIE ROSENBERG
Alligator Contributing Writer

E-mails sent across the country
Thursday with subjects such as "The
Love Train," "You Stay in My Heart"
and "Valentine's Day" could have
been harmful traps for the comput-
ers of those who opened them.
According to the FBI, spamr
e-mails disguising themselves as
holiday e-cards were sent out to ex-
pose computers to the Storm Worm
virus.


"It's been around for at least a
year and a half, but it just keeps go-
ing through new iterations to dupe
users into infecting themselves,"
said John Sawyer, UF information
Technology senior security engi-
neer.
The Storm Worm virus infects
Windows users with a Storm Worm
botnet, which creates a network of
tainted machines controlled by a
single user, Sawyer said.
Although he could not comment
on any incidents when the Storm
Worm virus or malware affected
students, Sawyer said it probably
doesn't happen often because UF's
WebMail and most major e-mail ser-


vices have good spam protection.
The FBI warned people to be
cautious of e-mails from unknown
senders and not to click on any links
from unusual e-mails.
The Valentine's
National e-mail instructed-a
News recipient to click on
a provided link to
download an elec-
tronic greeting card.
When opened, malicious soft-
ware, or malware, was downloaded
onto the computer.
Sawyer explained that e-mails
were generally short and included
a Web site link.
When users clicked the link,


they were directed to a page
with a Valentine's Day image
and were asked to save the file as
"valentine.exe," he said.
In some cases, simply clicking
on the link could help the virus
infiltrate a user's computer, Sawyer
said. However, most versions still
required an individual to download
the virus. Despite well-known virus
warnings, he said many people still
download suspicious links or open
e-mails from unknown senders.
"It's an act of social engineering
that makes the user think they need
to download it or go to the Web
page," Sawyer said.
The effects of malware can range


from sending e-mails to everyone in
the user's address book to tracking
the user's keystrokes, which can
lead to identity theft, he said.
Most times, virus e-mails are
recognized by e-mail programs as
spam and end up in junk-mail fold-
ers, he said.
Sawyer recommended keeping
virus-protection software up to
date. If students suspect a computer
has been infected, Sawyer said the
best thing to do is contact the UF
Computing Help Desk for assistance
and to get the machine cleaned.
"Doing it from scratch is really
about the only surefire to clean your
computer," Sawyer said.


SDS gives heart to Machen


Student protesters delivered UF
President Bernie Machen a big, red
Valentine's Day card Thursday morning,
but the message inside was less than lov-
ing.
Members of three groups - Students
for a Democratic Society, United Students
Against Sweatshops and Feminist Activists
Creating Equality - wrote Machen about
concerns that UF apparel could be made
with sweatshop labor, according to a copy
of the letter.
The groups wrote that UF should join
the Workers Right Consortium, a group
that oversees its members' manufactured
clothing to ensure it's not produced in
sweatshops.
Machen was in Tallahassee when pro-
testers delivered the roughly 2-foot-wide
cardboard heart, and his secretary accepted
it for him, said Kevin Hachey, one of the


protesters.
Dedee DeLongpre, director of UF's
Office of Sustainability, said UF is already
a member of the Fair Labor Association,
a similar sweatshop-monitoring group.
DeLongpre said UF seems comfortable with
its current affiliation but that the students
had valid concerns.
UF Hachey said the
Academics student groups didn't
support the Fair Labor
Association because some of its board
members belong to the textile industry,
and "we can't expect them to police them-
selves."
In their letter, protesters gave Machen a
March 19 deadline to affiliate with their ap-
proved group. And if he doesn't respond?
"That's for us to know and Bernie to find
out," Hachey said.
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CLAS to interview 11 dean hopefuls

* TWO CLAS LEADERS treat all candidates equally," Wednesday to choose three to presented to UF Provost Janie
VYING FOR TOP SPOT. Khargonekar said. five finalists. Fouke, and Fouke will take
The committee will meet The list of finalists will be over the search from there. ~ ( ~ ttr 1
By DEBORAH SWERDLOW
Alligator Writer *'-":-
dswerdlow@alligator.org
In preparation for semi-
finalist interviews, the search
committee for the next dean
of UF's College of Liberal Arts
and Sciences drafted questions
on Thursday about budget ; 4W '
cuts, shared governance and
the college's diversity to ask
the candidates.
Pramod Khargonekar,
chairman of the committee -.
and College of Engineering ....
dean, said the group would . .... .
interview 11 candidates at the
Hilton UF Conference Center
today, Saturday and Sunday.
Twelve semi-finalists were
invited to interview, but one
declined, Khargonekar said.
To come up with interview
questions, he said the 10-mem-
ber committee considered sug-
gestions from CLAS faculty
and inquiries from other UF
searches. �
After some debate, the
committee decided to ask
every candidate the same
questions rather than ask-
ing the two candidates from
CLAS - Interim Dean Joe
Glover and Associate Dean
for Faculty Affairs Allan Burns Nicole Safker / Alligator Staff
- different questions. Pramod Khargonekar, chairman of the search committee for the next dean of UF's College
"Our main concern was to of Liberal Arts and Sciences, talks in Library East during a committee meeting Thursday.


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unfurnished


60 Apts Near UF
on 1 website: www.Trimarkproperties.com
Photos & Virtual Tours for 60 apts near UF.
Studies $615+ * 1BR $659+ * 2BR $829+ *
3BR $617/br+ * 4BR $474/br *352-376-6223
4-23-68-2


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O*Walk or Bike to Campus0O
1-1 from $560/mo*02-1 from $660/mo
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$375 - $650 No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR,
most units have privacy fence & fireplace.
SW. Short lease some units. 352-331-2099
2-15-08-20-2

Cute cottage 2 bedroom 1 bath, with study,
nice yard 310 N.W. 20th Avenue $795/mo
call Barbara 317-4392, Green Tree Realty,
Inc. 2-18-08-20-2

Beautiful Spacious 1BR/1BA
$575. 786-325-3512
2-180 S92




c kfoy> S< YGe
(O d o*l b e f -
3 BLOCKS to UF
1,2, & 3 Bdrms
SThe Nicest Luxury Apts in Gville
www.jacksonsquarecondominiums.com
Call 352-375-8256
4-23-58-2

Walk/bike to class. Summit House Condos,
across the street from the VA on 16th Ave.
2/1, avail 8/1, quiet, safe, renovated, added
features: micro, DW & island counter. Dep
$200/person, Rent $900/mo 352-843-0862.
2-25-21-2

**ONE MONTH FREE**
Private Single-story Villas
"IBR ONLY $529"
"2BR ONLY $669"
2 Pools*Pond*Laundry
Alarms Avail*Small pets ok
Move-in Today*375-1519 4-23-60-2

*2BR + BONUS ROOM*
TODAY Only $699
POOL*GYM*POND
*ONE MONTH FREE*
Move in TODAY!! 376-0828 4-23-60-2

"HUMONGOUS VILLAS**
WD #'Storage*Large Kitchen
2BR/2BA ONLY $759
3BR/2BA ONLY $864
**ONE MONTH FREE"
Near Oaks Mall & Tower Rd.
"NEWLY RENOVATED"
Move-in TODAY*333-1120 4-23-60-2

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 2-
21-08-20-2


For Rent
a ll unfurnished

Walk to UF. May: 3bd 2bth house $1300.
2bd 2.5 bth twn house $1000. 2bd 1bth
$700. 1bd 1bth $550. Studio $400.00 Aug:
2bd 2.5 bth twn house $1000. 2 bd 1 bth
$700. 1bd lbth $550. 1 yr, SD, NS, No pets.
gv1132601@gmail.com or 352-870-7256. 3-
28-08-40-2

Huge bedroom suite with separate sitting/
study area, private home on 20 acres, pri-
vate entrance. All utilities, cable, internet.
$595/mo 1602 SW Williston Rd 332-1429
Kathy 2-29-08-25-2

BRAND NEW 2/2 TH AVAILABLE NOW!
2 BLOCKS TO CAMPUS
JACKSON SQUARE!
W/D, DW, Granite! Pets welcome!
Call Today! Open late! 371-7777
4-23-08-57-2

Haile Plantation Villa 2/2 garage
$1,100 per mo. avail. Feb. 2008
9779 SW 52 Rd. Call 305-542-4650 3-18-
08-30-2

BLOCKS TO UF - Houses & Apts w/ample
parking. Rent directly from owner. No dealing
w/brokers or agents. Houses from $1500/mo;
apts from $525/mo. See dalyproperties.com
or call Carol 352-377-3852 2-29-08-23-2


SW.GAINESVILLE
2 bed/1 baths Avail.Now!
$575/mo. On busline,
Mins. To Shands, VA & UF.
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com
4-23-55-2


Walk to UF from our many
Locations, 1,2,3, or 4 bedrooms
Behind Norman Hall or
Along Univ. Ave.
Don't Wait, Call Today!
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com
4-23-55-2

Union Properties of Gainesville, In.
Friendly, Professional Service.
Call us today so we may help you
find your next home.
352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.,com
4-23-55-2

CALLING ALL GATORS!
Walk to campus from our many
Properties close to UF.
1,2,3 & 4 bedrooms for FALL.
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com
4-23-55-2

WINDSOR TERRACE APTS.
3520 SW 20th Avenue
1 bed/1 bath $475/mo
Bus Route, close to shops
Private courtyards
Union Properites 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com
4-23-55-2

MALIBU COVE APTS.
1114 SW 7th Avenue
Spacious Loft Style
Behind Norman Hall
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 4-23-55-2

AVAILAUG 1st - 5BR/2BA nice house. Large
fenced yard, country setting close to town,
fireplace, wood floors, wash/dry, dishwasher,
game room, 1803 SW43Ave $1600/mo pets
ok 339-2342 for directions. 2-21-08-15-2

>>>>>> Renovated 2BR/1BA, pool, walk to
Shands, VA, Dental, Vet. Med, Health Sci. &
heart of UF, 1700 SW 16th ct. $750/m call
262-0444 Avail. now. 2-21-08-15-2

Move In TODAY...
Start LIVING Tomorrowl
Huge 2BR w/Patio
Located behind Butler Plaza
373-1111 * spanishtrace.org
4-23-54-2

2158 sq ft 4/3 home in NW Gville. Minutes
from campus. Appl. included. Remodeled.
Ceramic tile throughout, 2 car gar, deck,
1/2 acre lot, fenced. $1,550/m, $2,000 sec.
dep. 3120 NW 31st Blvd. 352 466-0358.
3-21-30-2


FEMALE ROOMMATE WANTED! Millpond
Condo, 2/2, quiet neighborhood, bus stop
right in front of the condo, 5 min from UF,
and directly across from Gainesville Health
and Fitness Gym. Please no pets and non-
smokers. $500 a month and split utilities.
Ashley 305-323-9742 or ballard@ufl.edu
2-18-08-10-2

2br 2ba 1 car gar Home on 1 acre. Millhopper
$875 or we do lawn $1000. 1br 1 ba each a
garden apt SW $540 Pets ok both locations
mature only. 352-377-2150 Please leave us a
msg. 2-19-08-10-2

Moving/living off campus? Use UFL?s im-
proved off-campus housing service. Go to
www.offcampushousing.dso.ufl.edu to find
housing, roommates, and more. 4-23-48-2

2/1 Completely upgraded throughout All new
kitchen stainless appliances All new bath
Cable/high speed internet avail Separate
laundry room 1 mile from UF, Shands,
shopping $765/mo. Sorry, no pets e-mail.
jlglackin@yahoo.com or 727-423-9463.
Bckgrd/credit check required. 2-21-08-10-2

APTS for rent close to UF!
www.merrillmanagement.net
Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 x10 2-15-6-2


2BR 1BA Home off NW 6th St.
Terazzo Floors, Window A/C, Nat
Gas ht. 750 sq. ft. $600/Mo
404 NW 28th Avenue.
Call Merrill Management Inc
352-372-1494 x 10 2-15-6-2

2BR 1BAApt 1BLKto UF!
Wood Floors, Window A/C
Nat Gas ht. $625/Mo
1210 SW 3rd Avenue.
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 2-15-6-2


2BR 1BA Garage Apt, 1 BLK
to UF! Wood Floors, Central H & Air
Includes all Utilities $850/Mo
1014 Sw 2nd Place #B
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 2-15-6-2

1BR & 2BR 1BA Apt near Sams & Walmart
Terazzo Floors, Window A/C, Nat gas ht
$425 to $550/Mo /Mo 2901 NW 14th St.
Call Merrill Management Inc
352-372-1494 x 10 2-15-6-2

1BR & 2BR/1BAAPTS
with W/D, cent H/AC, DW, ceramic tile,
private patio, pets arranged. Off SW 34th
St near bus rte. From $689/mo 377-1633
www.lenoxcorner.com 2-29-16-2


COTTAGE GROVE
2, 3, 4 br. Upscale condos for rent
Sign a lease by Feb 29th
& receive a $500 signing bonus.
Visit our website:
www.cottagegroveatgainesville.com
352-373-7959
4-23-47-2

Raise Your Standards
Why settle for less than you deserve?
FREE Utilities, FREE Cable, FREE Internet
Luxury 2s & 4s starting at just $499
RM Match & 1 Mi from UF - 271-3131
4-23-47-2

Creek Forest, NW 1br minutes from shop-
ping, downtown $ UF, central air/heat, back
deck, w/d hookup, includes some utilities,
$500/mo. www.edbaurmanagement.com
1731 NW6th St. - 375-7104 x 113
4-23-47-2

Whispering Pines, brand new units
convenient to hospitals and vet school,
2br/2ba, fully equipped kitchen, icemaker,
washer and dryer, monitored alarm system,
$1000/mo, now renting for summer/fall
semesters, ask about our specials!
www.edbaurmanagement.com
1731 NW6th St. 375-7104 x113
4-23-47-2

3/4 Bedroom house across Butler Plaza, on
Bus route $1,200mo - open Sat 2/16 from
1-3pm. 3917 SW 37th Street or call 352-336-
3900x15. 2-15-08-4-2


Amazing 2-2 condo in The Links @ Haile
Plantation. Freshly painted, New Fixtures,
PC Room, Storage Space & Screened porch
w/stunning view, W/D incl. 870-8210 2-25-
08-10-2


Luxury Living - Just off Sorority Rowl
New this year - COTTAGES AT NORMAN.
Act Now - Only 2 cottages left. 2BR/2BA
or 3BR/2BA. Less than 100 feet from
Norman Hall. Ask about rent special.
www.bellaproperties.net or 352-335-5424.
3-7-08-18-2


Escape complex living at Palm Villas Apt.
Luxury Apartments targeting grad students
and young professionals. Very quiet, yet con-
venient to shopping. On RTS Bus Route #12.
See web page for photos and floor plans.
www.bellaproperties.net or 352-335-5424
3-7-08-18-2


Spacious*Affordable*Close to Campus
Available NOW and Fall 2008
4/2 from $420/mo & 2/1 from $509/mo
Fully furnished, Cable w/HBO included
Fitness, Pool, Volleyball, B-ball and more!
Call now, spaces limited 352-377-6700
4-23-46-2


*2BR HOUSE, cent A/C, wood floors,
fenced backyard, close to UF. $750/mo
*1BR Huge close to UF/SFCC, flex lease,
water incl. $400/mo.
Both off NW 6th St. Call 352-318-8822
2-19-5-2


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4BR2BA HOUSE - MUST SEE
avail 8/1. Remodeled, W/D, lawn care, 1.8
miles UF, NO PETS, 3532 NW 7th Ave.
Fence. $1400/mo 373-1558 or 246-8645
2-19-5-2


****5 BLOCKS FROM UF****
Large unfurnished room available now.
Carpet, A/C, heat, ceiling fan, W/D. No pets.
Perfect for student. $375/mo incl utils. 283-
5411 or 371-6749 2-19-10-2


High Springs 3BR/2BA Wooded Lot AppI
included, newer home no smoking, pets ok
avail March 1st $1050/mo. 352-222-9003
2-19-08-4-2


4/2 house avail Fall'08. Spacious house with
fenced in back yard. Pets welcome. Quite
neighborhood. Mins to campus. Bus route..
$1100 a month. Avail August 6! 5402 NW
25th PL. Call April 352-514-1441 2-22-08-
7-2


******ANTIQUE HOUSE******
Available now. 1 & 2BR/1 BA apt in old house,
high ceilings $475-$600/mo. ALSO 3BR/2BA
house in Micanopy, huge bathroom, large
yard, in city. Call Greg 214-3291 2-29-12-2


Houses, Duplexes, Condo, Townhouses.
Walk/Bike/Bus to campus. Neat, clean, good
quality. Visit www.gatorpads.com for avail-
able units or call 284-0316 4-23-08-43-2


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Save gas & kick the roommate habit
1BR/1BA now renting for Fall 2008!
2 blks to UF - GatornestApts.
300 NW 18th St - $585/mo.
4 blks to UF - Gatorside Apts.
1600 NW 4th Ave - $430/mo.
Bike to UF - CenterpointApts.
1220 NW 12th St - $475/mo.
Email Rentals@EFNProperties.com or
Call 352-371-3636
"No Application Fee**
2-15-08-1-2

AVAILABLE NOW
2BR/1 BA Downtown $450/mo
3BR/2BATownhouse w/d, 8 mo old, $1200
Gore-Rabell Real Estate
378-1387
www.gore-rabell.com
4-23-08-47-2


5bd 2ba Home only $425/mo! 3bd 2ba Home
only $199/mo! More 1-4bd Homes Available!
For Listings (800)482-9419. 2-15-1-2



spacious 2BR 2 1/2 BA Sparrow
Condos,tower rd,near mall $750/mo+ $750
deposit available asap. 352.219.5603 2-
22-08-10-2


REMODELED 2/1
$580 plus sec. All painted, new kit counters,
new frig. 10 min. from both malls and town.
SW off 20th Ave. Central H/AC, energy sav-
ing windows, semi enclosed back yard, picnic
table. Call Mr. Kristoff 332-5030 2-22-5-2


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

Quiet house on 17th St behind Swamp! Huge
pvt BR. 3 min walk to UF! Hi-spd internet,
cable tv, W/D, wood floor, fireplace! Females
only. Negotiable rent! Call Prissy @ 386-688-
3071 or pnelson@alligator.org 2-25-08-20-3


Walk to UF. 1BR/1BA, March to July 31st,
$550/mo OBO. Central Ac/Heat, great place
to call home. Contact John for details. 941-
374-0824 2-18-3-3


FREE TO MOVE IN! FEB. RENT PAID! 1/1
in a furnished 3/3 @ the Polos. Male room-
mate needed. Homemade Kegerator always
on tap, washer/dryer inside, 3 pools/hot tubs,
gym, bball court. $392/mo. (239) 826-2914
2-25-15-3


March 1 to August 7 Sublease. 1/1 in 4/4
@ Lexington Crossing. All utilities included
(Fully Furnished). $400/Month or 484/Month
+ $500 Cash upon signing. Call Mike at 352-
219-2611 2-19-08-5-3

SICK of your roommate? $610/mo.
SUBLEASE or RENT 1BR/1Bath apt, very
clean & quiet. 2-min walk to Shands, VA, Vet
School. Ready 4/1. Call Shirley at Country
Gardens 352-373-4500 2-15-8-3


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MONTEOCHA BAPTIST
CHURCH
R KormLd & E mn:clical
SIunIId. \\".r.-ib I I ,n & 6pin
94 '0 N.'Orll' t. .tri', Road 225
ni..l il , h.ab ,ri,.i 'or* 377-4446
Campus Bible Study Wed. 6:30pm
@ the BCM, 1604 W. Univ. Ave.


Parker Road Baptist Church
3200 SW 122nd Street.
Dr. James Jackson, Interim Pastor
332-4991. 9:45 Sunday School
\\,hr.hp ,. l1am &6pm
\\.d.j..dri
\,.r.Inrp. 7pm and Youth WOW
@ 6:30pm




St. Augustine Catholic
L Church
1738 W University Avenue
Tomorrow - $5 dinner at 6:45pm
Sunday Mass: 9am, 1 :30am, 1:
30rrin , rpinish), 5:30, 7:30pm
I' [ �c iuliu n dinner- Tuesdays
. Rre.rc.! cl-.. 29 - Mar. 2
go to www.CatholicGators.com

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Christian Study Center
C I...- , Reading Groups, Culture
Seminars and more. For details
- L hristianstudycenter.org
Pascal's Coffeehouse
Open M-Th 8am- 1pm F 8am-6pm
"112 NW 16th Street




Episcopal Chapel House
http://www.ufchapelhouse.com/
L 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!
3-' 372.8506


Holy Trinity Episcopal
I-Church
Sunday Worship Sam, 10:30am,
6pm. Child care available 8 &
10"-0 m.i Wednesday Healing &
Ci ,rnnurnion 12:15pm.





Creekside
Community Church
Sunday Service 10:30a.m.
College Bible Study Wed 7pm at
the Christian Study Center
2.'40 NW 39th Avenue for more
Lnlormation call (352) 378-1800
', .. reeksidecc.org

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Chabad Lubavitch
Jewish Student Center
', .'lur home away from home.
S . -f J ., Night Live!
** '�' r i.es & Shabbat Dinner.
-7:30pm Spring semester
-352-336-5877; 2021 NW 5th Ave.
-(5 blocks north of the stadium)
-www.JewishGator.com

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University Lutheran Church
& Campus Ministry
If't' \\ Inrversity Ave.
studJ.i r Billle Study - Wed 5:30
Worship 10:25am Sundays

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First United Methodist
Church
Traditional Sunday Worship
8:25am and 10:55am. All Ages
sim, Ili, School Groups- 9:45am.
\\,jJn.siday Dinner (S2 Students)
and Classes- 5:30 - 7:30pm.
419 NE 1st St. www.fumcgnv.org
(352)372-8523


University United Methodist
Church
The Wesley Foundation meeting at
the Prebyterian SC
1402 W University Avenue
Sunday Worship Cafe
fr ini o.n ,l RBnd 10.in
SFrI.L Ical. l.i-,i 10- 10ani
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SFirst Presbyterian Church
" Mi-.m." ,,ir I, .mc lIurch? Come
ior, Ilp 'unl, u- .11 lO .-,.i .iand
hi n Ibe our ;Uc't .1 Thi Cillc-i;
SC:ll I...r a numtinuoi lunch.
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"" Faith Presbyterian Church
- .10 AM \\. i . . I 1 00 AM
un, .1 _. S ,h,.0 ..I 10 00 AM
; In N\ 1' ')90 .\ i,.ri..
G..ir '. I- .-
P-- ln Pn, 3,Z-377-5482
- ,wwvw.fpc-gnt.org


Presbyterian & Disciples of
Christ Student Center
Open, affirming and spiritually
diverse. Taize worship Sun. at
;-n S1 Dinners Weds. at 7prm.
I hI.. logy on Tap Tues. Stubbies
owPub Downtown 8pmr
1402 University Ave, 376-7539
pdcsc.org

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University City
Church of Christ
Gators for Christ campus
ministry - college group meets at
University City church on Sundays
at 9:30am and Wednesdays at
7prm - practical application from
God's word, plus service projects,
large group events, free meals and
much more... (dirwww. sections and
events calendar at


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.- PASSAGE Family Church
2020 NE 15th Street
wwvw.passageministries.org
8AM 9:30 AM 11AM Sundays
7PM Wednesdays Prayer & Bible
Study PASSAGE i< a progressive
non.Jdnnomninational ministry that
'- .i .rd.b\'.J , IJ nd vision driven.
ComICe Oar \m ith us.


Trinity Metropolitan
Community Church
Oil. ring truly open and inclusive
' hr. uan worship.
,i',d.i\ Worship, 10:15am.
., i rl S !W Archer Road
; . tr ilo. call 352-376-1100 or
.i'v.i' mi I .in aincsville.com. "Tearing
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Th.. Rd c i .i non-
den, .niin ,,,n.Il. Christian
i hiir,. . ,,ith vibrant presence
,.nr the .lllpu-' Our college
.ru. p. Ro ..1 11, meets on
\\ dr, nd. niclits at 8pm.
For more details and meeting
locations, visit www.rockuf.com.
Weekend services are
Sunday at 8:45am and 1 am.
Call 352-331-ROCK or visit
www.therockonline.org


Women's Covenant Group
Presents the 3rd Annual Stir Up
the Gift Conference: A Woman's
Walk of Wisdom. 2 Featured
Guest Speakers, March 7-8 @
7pm. At the Clarion 7417 W.
Newberry Rd.Gainesville FL.
I. - ii . t.. .i , Fee $40 inc
ludes Lunch.For more info call
642-4535 or 376-2119


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Unitarian Universalist
Fellowship
Imagine a religion where
inspiration comes from not
one but many spiritual sources.
Sunday worship & Sunday school:
1 lam 4225 NW 34th St. 3 miles
north of UF Information:
377-1669 or www.uuf.org


DON'T WAIT

TO PLACE

YOUR

SUBLEASE AD
Last spring semester
paper published on
April 23rd.

CALL TODAY!!!
or
PLACE YOUR AD AT
WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG!

Feb Rent Free in 1/1 in Sun Bay Apts. Rent
is $560/month thereafter. Move in now.
Walk/Bike to UF. Area is very quiet and is
pet-friendly. I'm moving out of state and need
to sublease ASAP! Call 678-697-1318. 2-
18-08-7-3

Individually subleasing 1 BR out of 4-BR
2-B apartment at University Glades.Girl
only.Dates:2/08-07/08.1 will pay part of 1st
months rent as bonus. Wanting to do this
asap call Jennifer (352)317-1566 2-15-
08-5-3

Sublease: 2 open rooms in 3/3 @ Lex
Crossings. Take 1 or both. Feb rent paid +
half of March. Fully furnished, next to pool,
on bus route. $515/mo utils incl. Call John at
786-367-2345 2-15-08-5-3

Emergency! - we need to sublet a lbedrm/
1bth apartmtin Oxford Manor. Move in ready!
Fitness center, cable, tanning and security
included. Fill out an application at the office
to get approved ref. Apt. W235 Call ASAP
and make a deal! 850-386-6230 or 850-459-
8481 sdpeen@gmail.com 2-19-08-5-3

SUBLEASE Madison Pointe 1BR 1 BAApt.
with W/D, dishwasher, & screen porch. Pool,
exercise room, sauna tennis, BBall court,
security guard on-site. $795/mo. + utilities.
Available April or May 1st-July :21 .'. l Jen
651-263-5195 4-1-30-3


I Roommates


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

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
2-29-08-43-4


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 2-22-08-32-4

* $280-$310/mo Nice rooms. Walk to UF.
Short term ok. Low move-in. Small pet pos-
sible.
* ALSO 5BR house, bike to UF. $1000. 352-
371-9409 3-28-08-40-4

FEMALE roommate SW estate Irg pvt rm pvt
bath&pvt 2carG wifi hi spd cable W/D util big
scrn hotub fireplace 10min to UF $20/mo
213.2933 Iv mssg 2-15-08-20-4

Avail Immediately. Perfect for Grad/Medl
Intl students. Large room w/pvt bath in
larg, quiet home 5 min to UF. $550/mo +
utils. W/D, CHIAC. Newly decorated. Call
352-284-0979 Short term available. 2-19-
08-20-4


S Female roommate needed for nice, big room.
S , iP, private bath, W/D, Wi-Fi, cable, parking in-
S eluded. $430+half utils. No pets, no smoking.
Call Delia (352) 359-2243. 2-21-08-21-4


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1BR/1BAAvailable Now
in 4BR/4BA at Countryside. Females only.
$400/mo includes everything. Short term
lease avail. 727-510-9346 or 727-542-8155
2-27-254

Quiet Nw neigherhood near UF $375-$475
3Br/2Ba house, large 2 car garage, Washer/
Dryer, fenced backyard, screened porch. Bus
route 8 & 29
352-214-9548 or ern009@hotmail.com 3-
3-08-22-4

Room for rent 2/2 Brandywine - Old Archer.
Furnished, big screen TV. Short or long term
OK. Call Shane 941-932-1189 $390 + 1/2
until. 2-29-20-4

SW Gainesville 4 bed 2 bath house. 2 rooms
for rent $450/$425 Includes all util. cable and
wireless. Five min. from campus. 352-339-
1781 2-25-08-15-4

1 bed/bath in a 3/2 house. Mins. from cam-
pus. Only have 1 other roommate! Only $300/
month + 1/2 utilities. Avail now.Prefer Female
Grad Student or older. Call April at 352-514-
1441. 3331 NW30th PL 2-19-08-10-4

NS Female to share 2/2 in Treehouse Village
condos on bus line. 2 pools and fitness cen-
ter. Newly remodeled and furnished (except
bedroom). WD. Available now. $400 per
month + 1/2 util. Prefer short term rental.
321-266-7069 or 321-213-5059. 2-19-08-
10-4

Female grad/professional for
furnished 3/1 vintage home.
Downtown, bike to UF.
$495 inc. utils, cable, phone,
housekeeping. Kayla 328-7474. 2-20-08-
10-4

1BR in 3BR/2BA home
in NW. Quiet student or professional. $500/
mo + 1/2 utils. Call 443-845-4294 2-20-
08-10-4

ENJOYA ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
Near library downtown. $285-$370/rm + utils.
Short term. No pets. No smoking. 378-1304
2-15-5-4

1 bdrm/pvt bath - NE GVL home. Prefer
Grad S9tent/Prof. Many amenities. 15 min
drive to UF. No Pets. $300/mo + 1/2 util. 1st,
last $200 Security Home: 375-5377 Cell:
352-871-2472 Work: 373-6066 ask for Sue
2-21-08-5-4

2rms price of 1-495 Avail. Immd./Price Incl:
Rent/Wifi/Cbl/AII Util/Nice Lrg 4 bdrm w/Wd
Firs, C. Fans, Wshr,Dryr, DshWshr/Prefer
Mature Fem. Student/Share w/1M & 1Fm/
2 mi UF/NW 8th Ave & NW 43rd St/Nice
Nbrhood/352-222-8350 2-18-08-5-4

Female wanted to sublease one room of
three bedroom apartment. Approx. 10 min
walk to campus and close to bus stop. One
block from Shands. Located on South 16th
St. Very spacious room. Lease up in May. If
interested, contact Sarah at 813-767-3748.
2-18-08-5-4

$275 or $300/month for female students) to
join a female UF student in sharing attractive
3BR house near NW 8th Ave, less than 3mi.
from UF and on bus rte. #43, tile/hardwood,
large yard, $275/mo for smaller BR and
$300/mo for larger BR, + 1/3 GRU & Cable
HSInternet-TV, call 332-3852. 3-31-08-30-4

NO LEASE REQUIRED!
1/1 in 2/2 $400/mo inet. Great amenities.
Located at Sparrow off Tower Rd. Avail Feb
15. 352-283-0240 2-15-23-4

One room for rent in a 3 bedroom house just
one block from UF. All students. Comfortable.
Central air. Living room, dining room. Low
rent. ~~re utilities. Call Brian 352-871-0415
2-25-08-5-4

$410-1 BR for rent in 3BR condo in
MARCHWOOD. Live with 2 male students,
near archer, bus routes, mall. Call 352-514-
4124. 2-21-5-4

1 furnished room available now in 3br/3ba
townhouse. 2.5mi from UF on bus route.
Includes Washer/dryer, pool, wifi, new
carpet, -o pets, no smoking.$400/mo total.
352-745-1952 2-18-2-4


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
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 Leightman,
Campus Realty at 352-219-2879. 4-23-72-5

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




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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




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Walk to, UF and Stadium from Luxurious
Jackson Square Condominiums
Built to last a lifetime. Prices starting at
$220s. Call 352-870-9453
4-23-58-5

2/1 condo, walking/biking distance to UF, VA,
Vet School, Summit House on SW 16th Ave.
$135,999. Call 352-843-0862 See photos
and description at forsalebyowner.com, list-
ing #20885030 3-5-30-5

BUY THIS CUTE CONDO!!
2BR/2BA in Woodside Villas
Pool, W/D, NEWAppl., yard space
2 firs, nice area, $107,900
Call Howard at 352-224-1219 2-15-08-17-5



ALEXANR/A
CRANTWOOD CONDOMINIUM

80% SOLD OUT!
BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION
CLOSE TO UF AND HANDS
Starting in the mid $170's
2BR/2.5BA Townhomes
Gated Community on Bus Route
2508 SW 35th Place
OPEN HOUSE Th & F 2-5, Sat 12-5
Contact Birdie Mumane, Venture Realty
of North Florida at 352-222-8888 or visit
WWW.ALEXANDRACONDOS.COM
2-29-26-5

�>>>Renovated 2BR/1BA, pool, walk to
>>>>>Shands, VA, Health Sci. & heart of UF,
>>>>>1700 SW 16th ct. -800 sq.ft $128K
call 262-0444 FREE computer! 1700 SW
16th ct. 2-22-08-15-5

2BR/2BA Beautiful fully furn Rockwood Villas
condo. Sunrm, bonus rm, wd firs, ceramic tile,
lyr home warranty. See pics: craigslist.org,
select gainesville, real estate for sale, enter
551736017, call 373-6191, 213-5476
2-20-5-5

4BR/4BA LUXURY CONDO-
NR SORORITY ROW-BLTAUG 05
$275KINCLALLAPPL
AVAILABLE SUMMER 2008
ELEVATOR ON PREMISE 2-28-11-5

Always Renting? Buy a 3bd 2ba Home
only $200/mo! 5%dn, 20yrs @ 8%apr! For
Listings (800)482-9419. 2-15-1-5

$477/Mo! 4BR/2BA HUD Home! (5% down
20 years @ 8% apr) More Homes Available
from $199/Mo! For listings call (800)366-
9783 Ext 5669. 2-15-1-5


Greenville, SC Own a Beautiful, New 3BD/
2BA Home for only 5% down & Owner Will
Finance. Monthly pmts. From $695.00 Call
(888)579-0275. 2-15-1-5

BANK FORECLOSURES! Homes from
$10,000! 1-3 bedroom available! Repos,
REOs, HUD, FHA, etc. These homes must
sell. For listings call (800)706-1746 Ext 4731.
2-15-1-5

Foreclosures! Buy 1-4bd Homes from $199/
mo Financing Refs Available! 5%dn, 20yrs
@ 8%apr! For Listings & info (800)482-9419.
2-15-1-5

Bank Repos! 3bd 2ba Home only $35k! 4bd
2.5ba Home only $50k! Payments from $199/
mo! 5%dn, 20yrs @ 8%apr! For Listings &
info (800)482-9419. 2-15-1-5

A Bank Repo! 7/BR $12,900! 3/BR $11,000!
Homes from $199/Mo! 5% down 20 years @
8% apr For listings (800)366-9783 Ext 5796.
2-15-1-5

NC MOUNTAINS 2 acres with great view,
very private, big trees, waterfalls & large pub-
lic lake nearby, $69,500. Call now (866)789-
8535. 2-15-1-5

COASTAL GA 1/2 acre+ $89,900. Incredible
community, water & marsh views, Year-round
temperate weather in the Golden Isles.
Enjoy boating, fishing, walking, family/
retirement living. Great financing available.
CALL (888)513-9958 Visit www.peninsula-
goldenisles.com. 2-15-1-5

NC MOUNTAIN HOMESITES FROM
$59,900 MINUTES TO ASHEVILLE, NC
Enjoy sweeping mountain vistas, a mile of
Riverfront, walking/ fitness trails, and more.
Amenities include gated entrance, lodge
& riverside BBQ. Excellent financing avail-
able Call for more info or to schedule tour.
(877)890-5253 x 3484 www.seeriverhighla
ndsnc.com. Offer void where prohibited by
law. 2-15-1-5

STUCK IN FLORIDA? Can't sell what you
own? TRADE your property for one of our
lakefront homes or lots in the mountains of
North Georgia or Western North Carolina.
CALL DARIN AT BENDER REALTY
(800)311-1340. 2-15-1-5

4.14 acres $44,900 w/ deep dockable water.
SAVE THOUSANDS during off season!
Gorgeous wooded acreage. Boat directly to
Gulf of Mexico! Must see! Excellent financ-
ing. Call about "No Closing Costs" special
(800)564-5092 x 990. 2-15-1-5

ASHEVILLE, NC LAND BARGAINS Up to
30% below appraisal, www.seeriverhighland
snc.com 2-15-1-5

Tennessee- Affordable 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. 2-15-1-5

Foreclosure! 3BR/2BA $23,300! Only $199/
Mo! 5% down 20 years @ 8% apr. Buy, 4/BR
$477/Mo! For listings (800)366-9783 Ext
5798. 2-15-1-5

HUD HOMES! 7BR $199/mo! 2/BR
Foreclosure! $246/mo! Stop Renting! 5% dw,
20 yrs @ 8% apr For Listings (800)366-9783
Ext 5853. 2-15-1-5


IM Furnishings


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-
72-6

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

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

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 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, 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 new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 4-23-72-6

White 5-piece Ludwig Rockers kit w/drums,
hardware, stands, pedal, a paiste 302 crash/
ride, and paiste hi hats (metal is chipped).
Got a new kit so I no longer use this one.
336-1933 2-19-08-5-6

*Sofa large very nice $85 0 4 dining room
chairs $40 0 queen size bed $60 * full size
bed $50 * lawn mower $50 * Call 335-5326
2-18-4-6

DIAL A WASHER/DRYER :
semester lease $100
for both plus 100 set up return fee.$300
for year. Dial 352-318-3721. 2-27-08-10-6

2 WASHERS & 2 DRYERS
Excellent condition. $200/ea set or $100/ea
individually. Call 473-7772 2-22-5-6



Computers


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


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Computer Help Fast Gatorland Computers
House/Dorm Fast response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount
w/iD. Certified MCSE Technicians. 338-8041.
www.GatorlandComputers.com 4-23-59-7


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


I For Sale


PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! 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.edulonlinel
4-23-72-10

FIRE YOUR BOSS & BE YOUR OWN BOSS!
Say goodbye to your commute and long
hours. Make CEO income from anywhere.
No experience necessary. Training available.
20K-80K+ (Monthly) Don't Believe, Don't
Call! www.wealthwithintegrity.biz (650)954-
8031 2-15-1-10

ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do you earn
$800 in a day? 30 Machines, Free Candy
All for $9,995. (888)629-9968 BO2000033.
CALL US: We will not be undersold! 2-15-
1-10

AMERICA'S FAVORITE Coffee Dist.
Guaranteed Accts. Multi Billion $ Industry.
Unlimited Profit Potential. Free Info. 24/7
(800)729-4212. 2-15-1-10

Post Office Now Hiring! Avg. Pay $20/hour
or $57K/yr. Incl. Fed. Ben, OT. Offer placed
by Exam Services, not aff w/USPS which
does hiring. Call (866)713-4492. Fee Req.
2-15-1-10

SAWMILLS from only $2,990.00-Convert
your LOGS TO VALUABLE LUMBER
with your own Norwood portable band
sawmill. Log skidders also available.
www.norwoodsawmills.com/300N - FREE
Information: (800)578-1363-Ext:300-N. 2-
15-1-10

BUILDINGS FOR SALE! "Rock Bottom
Prices!" 25x30 Now $4800. 25x40 $6100.
30x40 $7300. 35x50 $9990. 35x70 $12,290.
40x80 $14,900. Others. MANUFACTURER
DIRECT since 1980... (800)668-5422. 2-
15-1-10

WOLFF TANNING BEDS As Low as $28 a
month! FREE DVD Player - Order by 3/3/08
CALL ETS Tan TODAY! (800)842-1305
www.np.etstan.com. 2-15-1-10







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

***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 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

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

BRAND NEW 150CC
Blue/Black SCOOTER. Goes 55 mph.
Unassembled $899; assembled $1099. Call
407-721-8984 2-15-5-11

2004 Buell Blast, 500cc, Black
3600 mi, comes w/helmet. Runs great
& cheap on gas. $2800
Call Josh at 352-408-7974 2-21-7-11


Autos

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

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


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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!
00* FREE 0 FREE 0 FREE* FREE***
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
CALL DON 215-7987 4-23-72-12

CARS FROM $29/MO!
Hondas 0 Chevys 0 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 4-
23-72-12

* Sun City Auto Sales
* 2000 discount off finance price
* No credit check.
* All vehicles "0" down
S352-338-1999 4-23-08-58-12

* Sun City Auto Sales
* Buy Here/Pay Here
* More than 300 vehicles in stock
S30 days warranty any finance
0 352-338-1999 4-23-08-58-12

* Sun City Auto Sales
* Free service until end of contract
* Any vehicle finance
* Oil change/tune up/brake job
* 352-338-1999 4-23-08-58-12

1997 MUSTANG COBRA
Leather interior, 5 SPD manual, 4.6L V8,
cobra rims, CD, cold AC, ABS, 100k mi,
very clean, Cruise control, Mack 460, head
turner! MANY EXTRAS!!! Call 407 460 6884
3-7-08-28-12

* Sunrise Auto Sales
* 2000 discount off finance price
* No credit check
* All vehicles inspected by mechanic
* 352-375-9090 4-23-57-12


0 Sunrise Auto Sales
0 Buy here/Pay here
* More than 300 vehicles in stock
0 30 days warranty any finance
0 352-375-9090 4-23-57-12

0 Sunrise Auto Sales
0 Free service until end of contract
* Any vehicle finance
0 Oil change/tune-up/brake job
0 352-375-9090 4-23-57-12


0 Sunrise Auto Sales
* 06 Honda Civic EX, 2Dr, 39k, BIk $11,999
* 04 Honda Civic, EX, 76k, $10,999
* 04 Honda Accord, LX, 58k, $11,999
* 352-275-9090 4-23-57-12


* Sunrise Auto Sales
S04 Honda Element, EX, $11,999
* 03 Honda Civic LX, 56k, $9999
* 02 Honda Odyssey, $9999
* 352-375-9090 4-23-57-12

* Sunrise Ato Sales
0 02 Honda Accord, EX, $8999
0 02 Honda Accord, SE, $9999
0 01 Honda Accord, SE, $7999
0 00 Honda Accord, SE, $7999 4-23-57-12

95 CAMARO V-6
Cold AC. Runs great, looks great $2850. Call
Steve 226-1973 3-17-08-20-12

1992 TOYOTA COROLLA
5-speed, ice cold AC, CD player, 4 door.
Runs great. $1100. 352-215-1297 2-19-
4-12


Autos


1969 Ford Mustang Machl 428 CJ, Price
5000 USD, Ext Red/Int Black, Automatic,
V8, Clear Title, pictures/details contact:
marcusedell@live.com/(510) 338 4236 2-
27-08-10-12

$500 POLICE IMPOUNDS Cars from $500!
Tax Repos, US Marshall and IRS sales!
Cars, Trucks, SUV's, Toyota's, Honda's,
Chevy's, morel For Listings Call (800)706-
1743 x2486. 2-15-1-12

Police Impounds for Sale! 93 Honda Civic
$300! 95 Toyota Camry $900! For listings call
(800)366-9813 Ext 9271. 2-15-1-12


Wanted

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

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

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. 2-29-08-72-13

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

Get involved in the community, volunteer fast
pitch softball coaches needed for the City of
Gainesville Babe Ruth Softball league. For
info call Denise Denton 393-8753 2-15-
08-10-13

*******CANDLE PARTIES50 ** 00
Do you love Candles, People and Parties?
To BOOK A PARTY OR START YOUR OWN
HOME BASED BUSINESS as an indepen-
dent Gold Canyon Candle Demonstrator.
Make your own hours & earn up to 25% com-
mission on Sales. Contact Shari Lee at 352-
317-0890 or Sharin.Lee@goldcanyon.us.
2-20-10-13

Aquatic volunteer partner to have fun with me
at the local Gainesville Koi Club. I am blind, &
I am interested in raising two Koi fish to enter
a show. in Gainesville by next fall, Please
help, we may have fun, 352-219-6948. 2-
29-08-10-3


Help Wanted

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

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


n1 Help Wanted

SECRET SHOPPERS
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, Training Providd
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
4-23-08-72-14

GATOR DOMINOS
Earn $12 - 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.79 - $7.40/Hour INSIDERS
$8.35-$9.40/hr MANAGERS in training
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com/jobs
Orat any ofthe 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. $8.00-$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

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 majortelecom 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

Phone survey interviewers wanted.
Start work today! No sales,
opinion research only! Flexible
Scheds! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call Now!
4-23-65-14


**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


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18, ALLIGATOR 0 FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2008


M' Help Wanted


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.

$STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$
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

Bonuses, Benefits & Upward Mobility:
FT & PT openings for outgoing,
customer friendly sales/leasing agents
w/ strong sales/closing skills. Fax/email
resume, cover letter & avail schedule
352-376-6269 hr@trimarkproperties.com
4-23-59-14

LEASING AGENT, PT
Friendly, energetic person. Experience
preferred. 20 hrs/wk. Hourly & bonus.Great
benefits. Must be avail. weekends.Apply in
person 13400 Progress Blvd. Alachua or
Hunters Crossing Apts. DFWP 4-23-08-
65-14

Statewide Furniture Installers Needed.
Hiring Today for FT&Summer Work. Starting
$10-$12 On EXP. Hotel & Meal Comp.Fast
Advancement, Benefits, Vac & 401K. Must
Have valid FL DL. DFWP 352-373-7516.
6-3-72-14

G8RBAY.com
* Get Paid & Have Fun 0 Flexible Hrs
& Competitive $ * Sales Experience
Required * eBay exp. + * Resume to
g8rbay@bellsouth.net 2-20-08-20-14

Earn $800-$3200 a month to drive brand
new cars with ads placed on them.
www.AdCarClub.com 4-23-59-14

ADVERTISING SALES REP
Greed is good. We're a Gainesville-area
new ,per looking for an advertising sales
rep who loves to make money. This person
needs to be able to impress a client and
speak eloquently. We need an ad represen-
tative who can not only walk into a business
and show off the paper and its Website but
also write detailed, professional letters to
clients. We need somebody who can attend
Chamber of Commerce meetings and have
no problems starting conversations with
complete strangers. Your reward for having
this sort of talent will be a great paycheck.
We pay a base salary plus a very generous
percentage of whatever you sell. You will not
be disappointed. We don't care if you're just
graduating from college or have decades
of experience. We're looking for somebody
who can dazzle us and our clients. Please
write us a great cover letter and tell us why
we should consider you. If we like what we
see, we'll contact you and answer your ques-
tions. Send your cover letter, resume and any
other supporting material to: Ad Rep Position
P 0 Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604 4-
23-58-14

400+ Counselor/Instructor Jobs!
3 Coed Summer Camps in PA.
Travel Paid. Top Salary.
Cool Nights & Warm Days!
1-800-488-4321, www.lohikan.com 4-23-
08-57-14

MOE'S SOUTHWEST GRILL
is now accepting applications for all positions.
Please apply after 2pm at 3832 Newberry Rd
at the Plaza Royale. 2-15-08-12-14

**DANCERS NEEDED**
For adult entertainment company. Make
$1000+/wk. Flex schedule. 378-3312 4-23-
55-14

Scientific Software
Hypercube, Inc. (www.hyper.com)
has a variety of part-time jobs.
From admin to programming (C++.).
Enter the software industry. Knowledge
of chtnistry or biology.useful.
Resumes to employment@hyper.com.
2-19-08-14-14


ro1 Help Wanted


Like $$? Like Baseball & Softball? Earn
money umpiring Babe Ruth baseball and
softball games. Umpires needed for the City
of Gairiesville baseball and softball leagues.
Babe Ruth Umpire clinic Feb 17 at the Yerkes
Center (beside the library) in Waldo. For
more info call Denise Denton 393-8753 2-
15-08-10-14

$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)
2-15-10-14

TGR INVESTMENTS is currently looking for
location scouts. This job requires out of state
travel. Pay starts @ $450/wk. No exp neces-
sary, must have valid drivers license. Apply in
person M-F, 10-5, 1031 NW 6th St, Ste A-3,
Gville. 2-18-08-10-14

Use Facebook to make money for Spring
Break - help us promote the #1 St. Patrick's
Day website. www.stpatricksdaycash.com
or email us at facebook@stpattys.com 2-
15-8-14

FUN and ENERGETIC people wanted for
residential summer camp counselor posi-
tions. 45 min. from Gainesville. Contact
Campcrystal.com or 352-475-1414. 2-26-
15-14

MALES: Evaluate "Sketchy Drunk Guys"
& Other Alcohol Related Messages.
Participate in 1 hr. CONFIDENTIAL focus
group. Seeking sophomores, juniors,
& seniors. Must be aged 18 - 24 & con-
sumed 5+ drinks in 1 setting in past 2 wks.
Receive FREE PIZZA & $20 UF bookstore
giftcard. Contact Irhovermale@ufl.edu for
more info. 2-15-5-14

VETERINARY TECHNICIAN/ASSISTANT.
Full-time, some weekends, holidays.
Experience preferred. Apply in person
at Jonesville Animal Hospital, 14145 W.
Newberry Rd, Newberry. 2-22-08-10-14

GRADUATING PRE-MEDS
Clinical Assistant for full time patient care.
Will train. Email MCAT & resume to: Dr. Levy
afn22025@cox.net 4-23-47-14

EXPERIENCED SWIM LESSON
INSTRUCTORS NEEDED.
Available 5-7pm at UF. Call Jill at 335-0518
2-25-08-10-14

TUTOR NEEDED FOR 8TH GRADE
STUDENT
Looking for homework coach/tutor for 14 year
old withADHD.Previuos experience preferred.
$10.00/per hour. Call 472-9391 2-18-5-14

TUTOR needed for 9th grade boy. Algebra
Spanish and test prep in other subjects.
Flexible schedule NW Gainesville/Jonesville
approx 10 hr/wk $10/hr 352/262-6515 2-
15-08-3-14

Experienced English Tutor Needed to help
a 9th grader with reading, writing and SAT
grammer. Please call 352-332-5901 or e-mail
to lbai1224@gmail.com 2-21-08-7-14

Exactech, Inc. Labeling Technician, detail-
oriented person with experience in copy
editing/proofreading. Proficient in Microsoft
Office Suite & other computer applications.
HS degree or equivalent plus 2-4 years exp.
Send cover letter, resume and salary history
to: human.resources@exac.com or fax 352-
378-2617 2-15-08-3-14

Exactech, Inc
A Great Day in Your Careerl

Programmer needed to support Information
Services at medical device company.
Responsibilities include analyzing, coding,
testing, and debugging of new and existing
code; participating in validation practices;
and creating and customizing new and ex-
isting applications. Candidates must have a
bachelor's degree and 1-3 years experience.
For more information on this job and other
opportunities at Exactech, Inc please visit
www.exac.oom. Please submit cover letter,
resume, and salary history to
human.resources@exac.com 2-19-08-5-14


Mol Help Wanted

P/T positions open at local auto auction
Drivers, and Lot personnel
Required clean driving record, DFW
352-373-7535 2-19-5-14

BIG LOU'S PIZZERIA
Now hiring pizza makers, cooks, servers
and delivery drivers. Earn top pay. Serious
workers only. 5 SE 2nd Ave Downtown 3-
4-15-14'

WOMEN EMPOWERING WOMEN

Have Fun, Make Money.
Take a free tour at www.empwomen.com
2-19-08-5-14

DENTAL ASSISTANT
for NEW NW Office
Some Exp preferred PT days
Excellent Pay Call 352-219-6610 2-20-5-14

The Bagel Bakery
Looking for lineworkers. Pay $7/hr. Come
by to fill out application 4113 NW 16th Blvd.
Phone 384-9110 2-27-08-10-14

Youth Care Worker
Interface Youth Program Central has
weekend & midnight shifts available at
$10.50 per hour. Successful candidates will
have a high school diploma, good
communication skills, and a positive work
ethic. AA degree preferred and previous
residential experience preferred. An ap-
plication may be picked up at: 1400 NW
29th Road, Gainesville, FL 32605. Please
submit completed application and/or resume
to Zeke Whitter, Residential Supervisor,
at Interface Youth Program Central, 1400
NW 29th Road, Gainesville, FL 32605.
Background Screening req. EOE/DFWP
2-15-1-14

Homework Coach/Tutor
needed for bright 7th grader with ADD.
Previous experience preferred. Call 332-
5886 2-19-08-3-14

House Cleaning Job
All around Cleaning & Laundry
F/T - M-F 10am-5pm $6.75 hr
Call 256-3323 for more info and interview.
2-29-08-10-14

NANNY Needed-PART-TIME in home care
of a 3 month old,2-3 days/week:8a-5p.
Perfect student job. Experience preferred.
References Required. Contact Nicole @
352-331-6133. 2-22-5-14

Drivers: LOVE YOUR JOB! Bonus & Paid
Orientation 36-43cpm Earn over $1000
weekly Excellent Benefits Class A and 3
mos recent OTR required (800)635-8669.
2-15-1-14

Driver: DON'T JUSTSTARTYOUR CAREER,
START IT RIGHT! Company Sponsored CDL
training in 3 weeks. Must be 21. Have CDL?
Tuition reimbursement! CRST. (866)917-
2778. 2-15-1-14

Our top regional driver made $68,975 in
2007! How much did YOU earn? $.45 per
mile? Make more in 2008! Home most
weekends! HEARTLAND EXPRESS
(800)441-4953 www.heartlandexpress.com.
2-15-1-14

ROAD RULES TRAVEL USA Tired of
watching road rules? Make 2008 Great!
Create your own adventure? Now hiring 10
Sharp Guys and Gals to travel to major US
cities to represent sports, fashion & news
publications. $500.00 sign on bonus. Hotel
& Transportation provided. For interview,
Beth Monday-Friday (800)537-7256 http:
//www.MyTravelJob.com Call Today! Travel
Today! 2-15-1-14


SlServices

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 hab-
its. Past life regression. Learn self hypnosis.
Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH,
NGH certified 379-1079 4-23-72-15


MServices


EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250' x
160' riding ring, round pen &jump paddock.
Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19 sepa-
rate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-3175
everglade-equestrian.com 4-23-72-15

Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services can get you certi-
fied under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos.
Day/eve/wkend. Class sizes limited. 338-
1193 for details. expresstrainingservices.com
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 instruc-
tion; 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

**AWARDS & PERSONALIZED GIFTS**
Plaques 0 Name Badges * Cups * Etc.
Best Selection In Town
www.signpower.com
SignMasters 335-7000
3-5-60-15

***GREAT BANNERS & SIGNS***
Custom Posters 0 Exhibits * Awards
Top Quality 0 Fast Service 0 Low Prices
www.signpower.com
SignMasters . 335-7000
3-5-60-15

Editing and Proofreading Services: Mistake-
proof 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

Get Help With Statistics
Dissertations, Theses, Tutoring, & Research
UF PhD with 9 years experience
Jeff Miller - 352.505.2798
2-15-08-20-15

IMMIGRATION LAW
Marriage Visas - Employment Visas
Naturalization. Richard Ruth, Esq.
352-335-6748 www.ruthlaw.com
2-29-29-15

MATH & PHYSICS TUTOR
First hour FREE! 10 years of experience.
Bilingual. Call Francisco at 352-494-8582
2-20-15-15

RECORD A HITAT TAYLOR MADE MUSIC
Recording Studio. Bands, singers, rappers.
3 hour Intro Rock Block $100. Free set-up.
Pro Tools HD. Live rooms, good ears. Ask for
Glenn 374-9230 or 283-0630 2-27-08-20-15

Pineforest Farm Quality Horse Boarding! 20
acres located in Alachua. Excellent care in
a safe and family oriented enviornment. Call
Anna for details (352) 318-9622 or visit us
online @ www.pineforesffarm.com 3-20-
08-29-15

Find Tutoring For Any Class/Subject!
TutorMeGainesville is a free tutor directory
connecting students and educators at UF
and in Gainesville. *Tutors Sign Up Free!
Visit Us At www.TutorMeGainesville.com
2-25-11-15


Services


FITNESS BOOT CAMP
Tone Muscles* Lose Fat* Improve Self-
Esteem*
Enrollment in program includes:
- Boot camp t-shirt
- Personalized dog tags
- 6 weeks of training meeting M-W-F
All fitness levels welcome!
For more information contact
Jake at 352-332-3488
SPACE IS LIMITED! RESERVE YOUR SPOT
TODAY! 2-15-3-15

DIVORCE$275-$350*COVERS children, etc.
Only one signature required! *Excludes govt.
fees! Call weekdays (800)462-2000, ext.600.
(8am-6pm) Alta Divorce, LLC. Established
1977. 2-15-1-15

ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home.
*Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Computers,
*Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance.
Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified.
Call (866)858-2121, www.onlineTidewaterTe
ch.com. 2-15-1-15

AIRLINES ARE HIRING - Train for high
paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA
approved program. Financial aid if qualified
- Job placement assistance. Call Aviation
Institute of Maintenance (888)349-5387.
2-15-1-15

NOW AVAILABLE! 2008 POST OFFICE
JOBS. $18-$20/HR. NO EXPERIENCE, PAID
TRAINING, FED BENEFITS, VACATIONS.
CALL (800)910-9941 TODAY! REF #FL08.
2-15-1-15

Get Crane Trained! Crane/Heavy Equip
Training. National Certification. Placement
Assistance. Financial Assistance. Georgia
School of Construction. www.Heavy5.com
Use code "FLCNH" or call (866)218-2703.
2-15-1-15

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. 2-15-1-15


[,| Health Services

All Women's Health Center
ABORTION
Free Pregnancy Test
RU-486 Available
378-9191
www.abortiongainesville.com
4-23-72-16

O**CHOOSE LIFE!!***
Adoption - confidential & compassionate
adoption advice. Expenses paid if needed.
www.AmericankidzAdoption.com FL Lec
#1107-41 Toll Free 866-303-1573 4-23-
71-16

THE TRUE YOU!
Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks
Only $119!
Gain muscle while you lose fat
Groups forming now. 339-2199
4-23-72-16

ABORTION/ABORTION BY PILL (RU-486)
Student Discount.
Bread & Roses Women's Health Center
www.breadroses.com 352-372-1664
4-23-72-16

RED EYE & DISCHARGE ?
Research participants receive study related
examination, investigational drug and pay-
ment. Call Dr. Levy NOW 331-4040 4-23-
72-16

First Care of Gainesville
Urgent-Care / Walk-In Medical Clinic
4343 W. Newbery Rd, Ste #10, 373-2340
Students Welcome-No Appointment Needed
Most Insurances Accepted. 4-23-72-16

CLINICAL HYPNOSIS For Behavior Change
& Trauma Resolution. Including- Smoking;
Stress; Sports; Relationship/Loss; PTSD;
Sexual Trauma. Institute For Clinical
Hypnosis, 665-0928 2-20-08-20-16

Want to quit smoking in the next 60
days? Discounts on medications available
to registered UF students who enroll in the
Student Health Care Center QUIT Program
(while supplies last!) 392-1161 or Tobacco-
Free@ufl.edu. 2-15-08-5-16






FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2008 0 ALLIGATOR, 19


M i Personals

ANONYMOUS
HIV ANTIBODY TESTING
Alachua County Health Dept. Call
334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee)

FLASHBACKS
Buys and sells modern casual clothing. 509
NW 10th Ave. 375-3752. We pay cash. Open
10-6. We buy till 5.. 4-23-72-18


*Family Chiropractic*
Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F.
373-7070
4-23-72-18

SAVE ON RAYBAN/SUNGLASSES

University Opticians
300 SW 4th Ave. 378-4480
4-23-72-18


Another Saturday night without a date?
Read The Alligator.


Ull Connections. I Event Notices 1 Entertainment) 1


Want to make a connection? RUNNING CAMP
Reduce your mile time.
Place your ad here to look for someone to 7mn min. or run an
share a common interest with or for your outstanding 5min. mile.
true love 352 262-0595 3-6-20-20


SHOTGUN SHOOTING SPORTS
Open To Public Wed-Fri-Sat-Sun
1 PM to Dusk -Skeet-Trap-5 Stand
Bunker- Gun Rental- Shells- 352-372-1044
gatorskeetandtrap.com 4-23-72-21


Young doctor looking for girlfriend 18-28 BAHAMAS SPRING BREAK
for traveling & good times. Send photos & $189 for 5 DAYS or $239 for 7 DAYS. All
information to: drtomas2@yahoo.com 3- Entertainment prices include: Round-trip luxury cruise with
31-08-33-19 O food. Accommodations on the island at your
Choice of thirteen resorts. Discounts and
Free trips for group bookings. Appalachia
S Event Notices Travel.www.BahamaSun.com800-867-5018.
************** Florida Seller of Travel Reg No ST35585 3-
SPRING BREAK 3-85-21


IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR
ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT?
DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL
ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD
HERE AND GET IT NOTICED!


Fitness Bootcamp
4 week camp
limited availability
For more information call
(352) 262-0595
2-21-30-20


SPRING BREAK ADS
WILL APPEAR
IN THIS SECTION
3-78721*********************
3-7-87-21


Rocky Creek Paintball
In Gainesville * Better Prices
Better Fields * Better Call 371-2092
8-13-08-79-21


CONDO ON MIAMI BEACH
FOR SPRING BREAK!
WALDO FARMERS & FLEAMARKET March 9-16th. On beach! Accomodates 4
Every Sat & Sun - Hwy 301 people. Includes fitness facility, pool & break-
15 min from Gainesville 486-2255 fast. $800/wk. Call Jack or Nic 607-257-5585
4-23-72-21 2-22-08-10-21


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Vandy out for revenge after blowout loss

* THE LAST TIME UF PLAYED AT VANDY FORMER ,
GUARD BRANDON POWELL PUNCHED A FAN.

'4 By DANNY KLEIN
Alligator Staff Writer
dklein@alligator.org


The last time UF headed to Nashville, it was chaos.
On Feb. 17, 2007, almost exactly a year ago, the top-
ranked Gators took a 17-game win streak into Memorial
Gymnasium. Vanderbilt stunned and embarrassed UF 83-
70, but the score was hardly the story.
At the game's conclusion, fans filed out of their seats
and -stormed the oddly designed court, climbing onto
the elevated hardwood and creating bedlam as the teams
searched for the exits.
One UF player, former guard Brandon Powell, got
caught up in the mix. Powell was seen on tape punching a
Vanderbilt fan. The guard was suspended and eventually
transferred to Marshall this past off-season.
Naturally, you would think UF would be out for re-
venge Saturday, when the Gators (19-6, 6-4 Southeastern
Conference) take on No. 24 Vanderbilt (21-4, 6-4 SEC), but
in reality it's the Commodores who have vengeance on
their minds.
This Gators .team, devoid of most of the players
involved in last year's contest, throttled then-No. 14
Vanderbilt 86-64 just a few weeks ago.
"It's going to be a dog fight out there," UF forward
Chandler Parsons said. "I'm sure they're not going to
have good feelings toward us knowing that we beat them
by 20 once before."
Guard Jai Lucas echoed that sentiment.
"I'm pretty sure they're looking for vengeance playing
us the second time," Lucas said. "We really just have to be
focu.Sd."
Vanderbilt is 15-0 at home this year and, in its last
game, exacted revenge on a Kentucky team they lost to
earlier this season. The Commodores embarrassed the
SEE HOOPS, PAGE 23


Case~ Brooke Lawson. Alligator
UF point guard Jai Lucas blocks Kentucky's Ramel Bradley during the
Gators 81-70 victory against the Wildcats at home.on Jan. 19.


UF GYMNASTICS

Smith rediscovers enjoyment of sport


By BOBBY CALLOVI
Alligator Writer
bcallovi@alligator.org

Before arriving at UF in January,
Maranda Smith had forgotten what she
enjoyed about gymnastics.
In just over a month with the No. 3
Gators (5-1, 3-1 Southeastern Conference),
she has been reminded of all the fun she
used to have competing.
"I lost what was fun about gymnastics,"
Smith said. "I couldn't even tell people if
they asked me, 'Oh, what's so fun about
doing the sport?' I would be like, 'I don't
know; I hate it right now.
"Being here the past six weeks, I just
found out why gymnastics is fun, and I'm


just so happy to be here."
Smith transferred to UF after more than
a year away from the sport due to a knee
injury she suffered in her second meet at
UCLA.
After the injury, Smith
feared she would never
S compete again but is now
one of UF's strongest per-
formers on the uneven
parallel bars and is work-
ing her way into the floor
smit rotation.
"Floor was the place
where we had the least amount of depth, so
we were excited about her performance at
Pittsburgh," UF coach Rhonda Faehn said.
"It's just icing on the cake that she is doing


so well on the bars, too."
Against the Panthers, Smith finished in
the top three on the floor exercise for the
first time in her college career, with a third-
place score of 9.875.
Although she is still looking for higher
scores on the bars, Smith has been moved
into the leadoff spot in the event for her
consistent performance - she switched
positions in the lineup with Nicola Willis.
Smith has yet to fall on the bars, while
some of her other teammates have strug-
gled this year.
Returning to competition hasn't been
the only reason for her rediscovering the
love she once felt for gymnastics.
SEE GYM, PAGE 23


UF takes


on UNC in


tourney

By KYLE MAISTRI
Alligator Writer
kmaistri@alligator.org

The Gators welcome four
teams to town for the Cox
Communications Classic, which
will be held this weekend.
UF (7-0) will play two
teams Friday - East Tennessee
State (1-1) and the College of
Charleston (1-7) - in the first
doubleheader of the weekend.
The Gators have never faced
either team.
On Saturday, the team will
take on its first real challenge
of the season when it squares
off against North Carolina (5-0)
before playing a second contest
with East Tennessee State.
North Carolina went 46-21
last season before being elimi-
nated by Winthrop in the NCAA
Regional.
History is on the Gators'
side, as the Tar Heels have never
defeated the Gators in four pre-
vious encounters - the most
recent being a 2006.1-0 decision
in Gainesville.
The tournament wraps up
on Sunday with a second game
against UNC and a final game
against Stetson.
UF hopes a recent trend of in-
state dominance - the Gators
are 3-0 this season against
Florida foes after going 9-0 in
2007 - will hold up against the
Hatters.
UF is 12-2 all-time against
Stetson and 11-0 on its home
field.
Stetson will be looking for
revenge. The Gators defeated
the Hatters 7-0 in the NCAA
Regionals last season.
All-American Stacey Nelson,
who earned the win in that
Regional game, will likely pitch
three times over the weekend
and will be looking to run her
record to a perfect 7-0.
As a team, UF will try to set
SEE SOFTBALL, PAGE 23


Men's basketball
Wake.Forest 78
Florida State 70
NHL
Lightning 5
Flyers 3


IThe UF baseball team was picked to finish
fifth in the Southeastern Conference Eastern
Division as voted on by the league's coaches.
Only Alabama received fewer points. Vander-
bilt was picked to win the SEC.


001 'S ONG


Today's question: Which remaining team is the
UF men's basketball team most likely to upset?
*Tennessee * Mississippi St. *Vanderbilt
Friday's question: Should football prospects
be allowed to make verbal commitments be-
fore beginning their senior year of high school?


Percent (Votes)
Yes 54% (26)
No 46% (22)
48 TOTAL VOTES


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UF WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Gators fall in game dominated by Georgia frontcourt


By PHIL KEGLER
Alligator Staff Writer
pkegler@alligator.org

ATHENS, Ga. - It may have
been Valentine's Day, but the
baskets in Stegeman Coliseum
showed the UF women's bas-
ketball team no love Thursday
night.
The margin was slightly small-
er than the teams' Jan. 24 meeting
in Gainesville, but the game had a
similar feel as the Bulldogs (18-7,
5-5 SEC) routed the Gators 85-66
in Athens.
UF (15-10, 4-6 SEC) shot just
36.4 percent, and Georgia coun-
tered with a 47.8-percent shoot-
ing night. Combine that with
the Gators committing more
turnovers (21 to 13) and getting
outrebounded (38-36), and it was
too much to beat a Georgia team
that played No. 7 LSU to within 6
points on the road Sunday.
"We just got our butts kicked
in the paint, and we turned the
ball over too much on the perim-
eter," UF coach Amanda Butler
said. "You can't beat a good team
with those two factors existing."
Georgia All-American forward
Tasha Humphrey had her way
down low, scoring a season-high
32 points on 13-of-18 shooting
and adding 11 rebounds. The 6-
foot-3 senior even stepped behind
the 3-point line and drained three
of her five from behind the arc.
"It was easy for me,"
Humphrey said. "Everything I
shot except for 3s, I was two or
three feet away from the basket."
UF switched to zone defense
throughout the game to try to
stop Humphrey, and the Bulldogs
3-point shooters' made them pay.
Georgia shot 8 of 17 from behind
the arc in the first half. Freshman


forward Angela Puleo had a ca-
reer-high 18 points.
"We did a poor job in transi-
tion defense of matching up,
which is always an indication
that you're not communicating,"
Butler said. "When we left people
open, they found the open per-
son, and the open person hit it. ...
I didn't feel like we did anything
to ever counter that. We didn't
ever adjust."

"We did a poor job in tran-
sition defense of match-
ing up, which is always an
indication that you're not
communicating."
Amanda Butler
UF women's basketball coach

UF forward Marshae Dotson
wasn't much of a factor in the
paint, attempting just five shots
on her way to scoring 6 points,
her third-lowest output of the
season. Humphrey's defense
frustrated Dotson all night, and
the junior earned a technical foul
in the second half for arguing a
foul call.
"[The technical foul] is just
a lack of composure, which
Marshae's better than," Butler
said. "It's tough when you're
on the road. Things aren't going
to go the way you want them to
go, whether it's shots falling or
the calls, but especially if you're
an upperclassmen and captain,
you've got to be able to handle
that type of adversity."
UF once again started slow, al-
lowing Georgia to jump out to a
10-2 lead in the first two minutes.
The Gators battled back to cut the
lead to 24-23 with 7:48 left in the


first half. The Bulldogs answered
with a 24-8 run to end the half,
opening up a 48-31 halftime lead.
"We just need to be more
consistent as a team," said senior
guard Depree Bowden, who had
12 points on 4-of-9 shooting. "We
got it down to 1, and then they
went back up like 15. We can't
have that."
In the second half, UF again
clawed to keep things close, forc-
ing turnovers with its full-court
press and closing the lead to 55-
45 with 13:35 remaining. Neither
team would score for the next 50
seconds, but then Georgia scored
6 straight, and the Gators would
never threaten again.
UF will look to rebound
Sunday when it hosts Arkansas
at 2 p.m. The Gators blew out the
Razorbacks 92-74 in Fayetteville
on Jan. 20.
Butler hopes her team will take
better care of the ball after having
"flashbacks to November" when
it came to all the turnovers.
"They're unforced turnovers,"
Butler said. "I don't feel like that
Georgia was doing something to
us defensively that we couldn't
handle or figure out."

UF66
Player Min. Pts. Reb. Ast.
S. Brooks 34 12 5 1
D. Bowden 30 12 2 1
S. Smith 28 14 10 2
M. Dotson 24 6 6 2
A. Henry 24 2 6 0
J. Mossor 23 9 1 0
K. Critton 17 7 3 0
B. Thomas 13 4 1 2
Georgia 86
Player Min. Pts. Reb. Ast.
T. Humphrey 37 32 11 1
A. Houts 37 4 2 9
A. Robinson 30 4 8 2
A. Puleo 25 18 0 3
M. Darrah 24 5 4 1
C. Marshall 22 16 5 1
J. Lee 10 4 3 0
J. Rhoden 4 2 0 0


UF forward Sharielle Smith (right) led the Gators with 14 points and
10 rebounds Thursday night in UF's 85-66 loss at Georgia.


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Former UF standout Gal kicks off pro career in Hawaii


By ANDY HUTCHINS
Alligator Writer

For Sandra Gal, a week in
Hawaii is more than a vacation:
It's a wake-up call.
"I have a job now," the former
UF golfer said. "It's kind of hard
to understand. Golf has always


been my hobby, and now it's my
work."
It's a job. that takes her all over
the country.
"(Golf means) traveling and
seeing a lot of different golf cours-
es," she said.
Gal started her pro career in
Kahuku, Hawaii, Thursday at the


SBS Open at Turtle Bay.
And golf, at the professional
level, means a different level of
independence than the two-time
All-American was accustomed to
at UF.
"It's hard if you don't have any-
one with you," Gal conceded. "I'm
going to miss the support from the
I


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Former UF golfer Sandra Gal poses at the UF Golf Club in 2006. Gal began her professional career Thurs-
day at the SBS Open at Turtle Bay in Kahuku, Hawaii.


team and the whole college feel-
ing. I had a really great three and a
half years at UF," she said.
Gal said UF's program was in-
strumental in helping her realize
her professional dreams.
"I think you need to play col-
lege golf to be successful as a
professional here," she said, cit-
ing differences in American and
European courses and players.
But after she earned her Tour
membership at the vaunted Q-
School, the PGA's qualifying tour-
nament, in November, Gal and
UF women's golf coach Jill Briles-
Hinton, who called her "head and
shoulders above" the field at the
event, both knew the LPGA was
the only option.
"I think you need to play
college golf to be success-
ful as a professional here."
Sandra Gal
former UF golfer

"A chance like that you just
don't throw away," Gal said.
Still, she's got a backup plan,
should she need it. Gal is com-
municating with professors and
classmates by phone and e-mail
and will finish her degree in ad-
vertising this May.
Freshman Jessica Yadloczky,
who only played with Gal for the
Gators' fall semester, said it didn't
take long for her to realize Gal was
special.
"She led by example,"
Yadloczky said. "She would stay
an hour and a half to two hours


after three and a half hours of re-
quired practice and work on things
that she needed to perfect before
upcoming tournaments.
"She went out there to get the
job done."
And now, for Gal, that job gets
tougher.
She knows the competition
will get stiffer, and she knows she
needs to get better.
"I think I need a lot more expe-
rience and practice," she said. "I
need a little more consistency."
Thanks to a chance connection
to one of the game's greats, she
knows what success looks like.
"I played a practice round with
Annika (Sorenstam) yesterday,"
Gal said. She shares a trainer with
the Swede, arguably the most ac-
complished female golfer of all
time. "It was amazing to see the
way she plays. She almost doesn't
make any mistakes."
Gal admitted she would be anx-
ious for her first tee time, but she
was sure it would subside.
"I'm very excited," she said on
Wednesday. "I'm going to be ner-
vous. But it'll just be on the first
tee and it'll go away."
Gal finished her first round tied
for 10th place with a two-under
70.
She was one stroke back from
third place and three strokes off
the leader.
She's optimistic about her
chances and confident in her tal-
ents.
"Who knows?" she said. "If I
have a good week, it could be a
win or a top 10."


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Coach revisits alma mater UNC for tennis match


* UF WILL TAKE ON NO. 15 DUKE TO-
DAY BEFORE PLAYING NO. 5 NORTH
CAROLINA ON SUNDAY.

By CHRISTOPHER YAZBEC
Alligator Writer
cyazbec@alligator.org

UF women's tennis coach Roland
Thornqvist will eye his former colors this
weekend when his team takes a trip down
Tobacco Road.
Thornqvist, who played at North
Carolina from 1990-93 and coached there
from 1999-2001, will try to knock off his
alma mater on Sunday.
In just his first season at the helm in
Chapel Hill, Thornqvist led an inexperi-
enced UNC team to its first-ever NCAA
berth. His next stop after three years at his
school was UF.
"It's always special. It's just a place
- you know, the indoor center where I
played as a student athlete, and they've


got banners up," Thornqvist said. "I'm
going to have tons of friends to come out
to watch.
"So it's always fun to be back up here,
especially if you win, obviously."
Thornqvist's Gators will have their
hands full with his former school, but be-
fore his team gets the chance to play UNC,
the No. 6 Gators must first make a stop
about 20 minutes up the road.
UF will square off against No. 15 Duke
today before taking on the No. 5 Tar Heels
Sunday.
Thornqvist said each match will pres-
ent its own unique challenges, but he
added that one of the biggest things his
team will have to overcome is playing in
the indoor arenas.
"We've always been a pretty good road
team," he said. "But being on the road and
playing indoors at a place that we haven't
played very many times, the court situa-
tion is probably the toughest thing.
"It's not being on the road per say, it's


just the arena we're playing in, and getting
used to that is probably our biggest chal-
lenge."
UF defeated both the Tar Heels and the
Blue Devils in Gainesville last season, 4-3
and 6-1, respectively, but weren't as for-
tunate against UNC two
years ago in Chapel Hill,
losing 4-3.
"We didn't have very
much good luck two
years ago when we were
up there playing them,"
Thornqvist said. "That
Thornqvlst q
was a bad day, obviously,
me being an alum and all that.
"I know my friends watched that
drama. So I'm hoping that we can perform
better this year around."
UNC skyrocketed ahead of the Gators
from No. 14 to No. 5 in the rankings this
week after beating then-No. 2 UCLA and
then-No. 8 Southern California in consecu-
tive days last week at the Intercollegiate


Tennis Association National Indoors.
The Tar Heels' run came to end on
Saturday, however, when they fell toNo. 2
Northwestern in the semifinals.
UF hasn't played in a match since Feb.
7 against Troy because its match against
South Florida was canceled on Tuesday
due to rain.
It was the fourth time in this early sea-
son that the Gators' match was postponed
and the third because of bad weather.
Weather won't be an issue for UF this
weekend playing in indoor arenas.
Instead, the Gators must face two teams
that are certainly capable of knocking
them off.
Thornqvist knows that the task at hand
won't be easy, but he's willing to draw
positives any way he can.
"It's. going to le the two toughest
matches we play all year really," he said.
"Win or lose, we're going to really be
tested. No matter what, it's going to be a
good thing for us."


Donovan: UF doesn't absorb, understand, embrace or believe in defense


HOOPS, from page 20

Wildcats to the tune of a 41-point
blowout on national TV, a game
where Kentucky had a mere 11
points at halftime.
If UF hopes to avoid a simi-
lar fate, the Gators will have to
reverse their recent downward
spiral.


UF has lost three of its last
four games, all by double digits.
Coach Billy Donovan said he's
seen progress from his team dur-
ing its struggles.
He said the team played
poorly against Arkansas but
responded well against No. 4
Tennessee and were simply out-
played by LSU.


"I don't even think we
should talk about offense."
Billy Donovan
UF men's basketball coach

At the heart of UF's recent
troubles has been defense. The
Gators allowed LSU to shoot 60
percent in Wednesday's 85-73


defeat, and are allowing over
80 points per game in their six
losses.
"I don't even think we should
talk about offense," Donovan
said. "We don't absorb (defense),
understand it, embrace it or be-
lieve in it right now."
As Donovan predicted, the
players continue to say the right


things. Parsons and Lucas spoke
about the importance of buckling
down on both ends of the court.
"We're not going to beat
anybody without stopping any-
body," Parsons said. "It has to
become our No. 1 priority. We
understand that it needs to be for
us to be successful, but we're just
not really doing it."


Hardrson Diamond. Alligator Staff
UF gymnast Maranda Smith performs her floor routine during a Feb. 1
win against Arkansas in the O'Connell Center.


Team grows clo er

GYM, from page 20

"The girls were all really open
when I first came, and they are really
nice girls," Smith said. "The coaches
were all really understanding with
my injury, and they just make it
fun."
Her switch to UF almost seemed
too easy. Smith seemed to mesh with
the other gymnasts immediately.
"We were just talking about that
the other day, how she fit right in,"
said Corey Haitung, one of the
team's co-captains.
"We're all really close friends
now."
Success in the two events isn't
enough for Smith - next year she
hopes to be able to compete in the
vault as well.
"Eventually, I would like to start
doing vault again, but right now they
just have me focused on bar and floor
so I don't hurt my leg too much,"
Smith said.
Smith and the other Gators will
need to be at the top of their game to-
night when they host No. 6 LSU (,-1,
3-1 Southeastern Conference) _ t he
second annual Link to Pink meet.
Both teams will shed their team
colors to help raise awareness for
breast cancer and wear pink leo-
tards.
"It is really a tremendous opportu-
nity for all of us here at the university
to do whatever we can to help such a
tremendous cause," Faehn said&


Enea adjusts to outfield

SOFTBALL, from page 20

a new best for most.victories to start a season - the
2005 squad got off to an 11-0 start before finally losing
to Notre Dame. If they get a chance to break that mark,
it will come on Saturday against East Tennessee State.
The Gators will look for more production out of
both the leadoff and cleanup spots in the lineup as
they head into the six-game tournament.
All-American sparkplug Kim Waleszonia has got-
ten off to a slow start after lofty preseason expecta-
tions. Waleszonia, who tops UF's career batting aver-
age list with a lifetime .338 average, is hitting just .211
through the first week of the season.
She made it clear prior to the start of the season that
individual goals are not something she is striving for.
"I like to just come out and play with my team-
mates, and good things will come from that as a
team," she said.
Waleszonia has found other ways to contribute
without hitting for her usual high average. Coming
into the weekend, she leads the team in runs (8) and
stolen bases (5). The quick-footed leadoff hitter is on
pace to shatter the Gators' single-season stolen base
mark (24), which she set a year ago.
Sophomore outfielder Francesca Enea seemed to be
coming around at the plate on Wednesday. The four-
hole hitter has posted an average of just .235 - though
she did hit her first home run of the season.
Enea's production is likely to rise as she becomes
more comfortable with her new position in the out-
field. She tore her anterior cruciate ligament last sea-
son and had to make the switch after bearing much of
the catching duties last year.
"It's a slow learning process," she said. "I feel more
comfortable after each pitch."







24, ALLIGATOR U FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2008

UF TRACK AND FIELD

Gators prep for SEC Championships with Iowa trip


By MIKE DiFERDINANDO
c Alligator Writer

Even with 31 victories and 29
NCAA provisional marks this
season, UF coach Mike Holloway
wants to see some improvement.
"We want to improve on what
we did a couple weeks ago," he
said.*We still have some areas that
we need to shore up."
The Gators will have an op-
portunity to do just that when
they make the long trip to Ames,
Iowa for the Iowa State Classic
this weekend. Holloway doesn't


believe the distance will make a
difference in this weekend's meet.
This is the first of two trips to
Ames for the Gators this season.
The second will come on March 8
for the Iowa State qualifier.
But before then, UF has a few
loose ends to tie up this weekend.
"We definitely want to get
better in the 800 [meters] and the
hurdles," Holloway said. "We also
have a few guys in the 60 [meters]
that we think can do better."
The Gators have yet to win a
hurdle event this season and only
have two wins in the 800.


While Holloway expects tough
competition, he's more concerned
with how his team will perform
over the weekend.
"Anywhere
you go in the
Country this time
of year you are
going to face
great competi-
tion, but to be
honest with you,
Holloway it's not really
about our competition," Holloway
said. "As long as we do what we
are supposed to do, we will be


fine."
Both the men's and women's
teams are nationally ranked by
the Track and Field and Cross
Country Coaches Association. The
men hold the No. 7 spot in the poll,
while the women are No. 13.
The weekend's meet is the
last before the Southeastern
Conference Championships.
Holloway hopes that a strong
performance will give the Gators
momentum heading into the most
important meet of the indoor sea-
son.-
"Across the board, we just need


to get a little more consistency,"
Holloway said. "The biggest thing
is that we continue to believe that
we are one of the better teams in
the country.
"People are starting to believe,
but to really be successful, every-
one on the team needs to believe."
Holloway will do his best to
keep the team from looking ahead
to the SEC Championships.
"We are just going to stress tak-
ing care of the Gators this week,"
Holloway said. "We can't worry
about what other people are do-
ing."


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