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VOLUME 101 ISSUE 118


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2008


Student Senate selects interim treasurer

By ILEANA MORALES
Alligator Writer
imorales@alligator.org

.'.UF's Student Body treasurer-elect will be getting an
4 early start on his new job.
Paul Drayton, former Student Senate budget and
."appropriations chairman, was elected Tuesday night
,., to fill the spot after former Student Body Treasurer E.J.
Walicki announced his resignation on March 4. Drayton
was elected treasurer in spring Student Government
elections and was scheduled to start
-May 1.
MaHowever, he was one of three can-
SK didates nominated by Walicki to take
over as interim treasurer for the rest of
the semester.
Walicki told senators he needed to
Walicki return home to Baltimore to be with
his family following his father's death
in January.
The three nominated candidates became two when
Sen. Suzelle Guinart, who represents District D, denied
her nod. Drayton and Loc Nguyen, a sophomore who
was assistant treasurer under Walicki, were up for a
Senate vote. Drayton won 67-8.
As treasurer, Drayton will manage SG's $13.2 million
budget.
Nguyen said Drayton deserved the position because
Harrison Diamond. Alligator Staff of his experience with SG finances.
UF's Student Body Treasurer-elect Paul Drayton talks to the Student Senate prior to being voted in as interim treasurer Senate President Kellie Dale said Drayton would be
for the remainder of the term. SEE SENATE, PAGE 12


Tow companies suspended


* COMPANIES COULD LOSE ROAM-
TOW POWER FOR SIX MONTHS.

By WILL AFFORD
Alligator Writer
wpafford@alligator.org

Three Gainesville towing companies are
currently appealing a suspension after an
Alachua County judge found them in vio-
lation of a city ordinance.
Elite Auto Center, Ultimate Towing
and Watson's Towing & Recovery could
all be suspended from trespass roam tow-
ing for six months, said Gainesville Police
Department Lt. Pete Backhaus, who inves-
tigated the violations.
Trespass roam towing is when property
owners hire a towing company to remove
cars that don't have permission to park in
their lots.


Although the companies' suspension
was to begin last week, they appealed to
GPD Chief Norman Botsford on Friday
and are awaiting his decision to see if the
suspension will go into effect.
Last month Alachua County Judge
Thomas Jaworski found the companies
had violated an ordinance passed in July
requiring towed vehicles to be taken di-
rectly from point of tow to point of stor-
age.
The three companies did not comply, es-
pecially during football season, Backhaus
said.
Backhaus said he wrote an e-mail tell-
ing the companies they were violating the
ordinance, but they proceeded to accumu-
late 93 civil violations.
"We told them that they were violating

SEE TOWING, PAGE 12


CFO looks to future


By KATIE SANDERS
Alligator Writer
ksanders@alligator.org

Three earrings; hair he could tuck in
his pants; a Fu Manchu mustache. It's
a far-off memory for the man who will
soon oversee UF's financial operations
in a time of budgetary crisis.
These days, Matt Fajack, 48, is dean-
shaven. He's got a wife and two kids.
He's got a $200,000 salary and, recently,
got a whole lot more responsibility.
Fajack was named UF's first chief
financial officer Jan. 1. On July 1, he
will take over budget administration
currently overseen by UF's Office of the
Provost and the University Controller's


Office.
Financial management for the
Health Science Center and the Institute
of Food and Agricultural Sciences will
also be moved to his office.
Fajack may have taken office nearly
three months
U iF ago, but he
Administration won't fill his
third-floor of-
fice in Tigert Hall until May.
Fajack's current office, located in
the Human Resources building several
blocks from campus, is only temporary.
The office is nearly void of classic fin-
ishes, such as posters, bookcases and
artificial greenery adorning settled-in
SEE FAJACK, PAGE 12


* Dustin Bamberg
(right) hit a home
run in the UF
baseball team's
6-1 victory against
No. 3 Florida State.
Stephen Locke
picked up the win
after 5 1/3 innings
of shutout ball.
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Dirt roads dealt with


* COUNTY TO SURFACE 65
MILES OF UNPAVED ROADS.

By KATIE GALLAGHER
Alligator Writer
kgallagher@alligator.org

Since 1998, David Cox has been
writing letters asking Alachua
County to pave Northwest 227th
Drive, the dirt road in High Springs
he has lived on for 13 years.
A decade later, Cox has the an-
swer he's been waiting for.
County commissioners adopted
a seven-year plan March 11 to sur-
face about 65 of. the county's 239
miles of unpaved roads, including
the one Cox lives on.
Some of the residents along these
roads have complained of respira-
tory problems due to dust in the
air, said Chris Zeigler, the county's
senior engineering technician.
Many have been promised pave-
ment since the 1990s, Zeigler said,
when the county last made im-
provements to its dirt roads.
"A lot of'citizens complained
they were given written promises,"
he said.
Now the roads will be given a
"chip seal treatment," Zeigler said,
a surface that is cheaper and about
three-fourths of an inch thinner
than pavement.
He said the treatment will elimi-
nate the rough terrain and dust
problems of a dirt road.
Roads set to be resurfaced in-
clude portions of Southwest 63rd
Boulevard, Southwest 15th Avenue
and Southwest 85th Avenue.


Surfacing the 65 miles, which
will cost $3.8 million, will eventu-
ally save the county money by de-
creasing maintenance costs, Zeigler
said.
Dirt roads have to be smoothed
down by a truck every two to four
weeks, he said.
Funds for the project will come
from 15 percent of the five-cent gas
tax the county passed in June, he
said.
The project will start immediate-
ly, he said, and five roads, totaling
eight miles, should be finished by
the end of 2008.
Some of the roads being surfaced
serve up to a few thousands driv-
ers a day, Zeigler said,
Local but most are used
News only by the people
who live on them.
"Most of these are local roadways,"
he said. "Most of the traffic is local
traffic."
But to local drivers, the paving
is important.
All it takes is a rainstorm to
wash out Northwest 227th Drive,
Cox said. In dry weather, the road
turns to dust.
"We live over a hundred feet
from the roadway, and on" some
afternoons, we have a dust storm
passing over our home," he said.
The road is now scheduled to be
surfaced in 2010, but Cox said he's
not getting his hopes up yet.
After waiting so long, Cox said
he has heard a lot of excuses.
"If you consider the cost of
maintenance, they could have
paid to pave the road three or four
times," he said.


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Crack traded for ride


By JESSICA PONN
Alligator Staff Writer
jponn@alligator.org
A 52-year-old, unemployed
Gainesville man faced the consequenc-
es of giving car rides in exchange for
cocaine early Saturday morning, when
he was kidnapped and beaten by two
men he had picked up.
After Michael Fair accepted crack
rocks from Wallace Lee Jones, 30,
and drove him around the city, the
Gainesville Police Department charged
Jones with refusing to get out of Fair's
moving car and trying to rob him, said
GPD spokesman Lt. Keith Kameg.
At first, Fair agreed to drive Jones
and another man, who has been identi-
fied as Marcus Chatman, 21, a suspect
who has not yet been detained.
But after Fair wanted the men to get
out of his vehicle, they refused, telling
Fair they would "mess him up" if he
tried to leave the truck and saying he


still owed them more rides because he
"done smoked too much dope," ac-
cording to a police report.
Chatman ordered Fair to give him
$5, and when he didn't, Chatman hit
him with a glass bottle, leaving a two-
inch wound in his head that dripped
--- blood all over the
truck, the report
stated.
Both Jones and
Chatman then got
out of the vehicle
and were gone by
the time police ar-
Jones rived.
Fair identified
the men from a photo lineup, and Jones
was arrested Monday. Kameg said the
case is one in which the victim put him-
self in a position to be taken advantage
of by committing an illegal act.
"If you don't smoke crack with
people you don't know, none of this
happens," he said.


Dean candidate drops out


Candidate cites

admin concerns
By DEBORAH SWERDLOW
Alligator Writer
dswerdlow@alligator.org
Peter Coclanis, one of the candidates for
UF's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
dean position, withdrew his name from the
search Tuesday night, citing UF's budget
problems and administrative restructuring
as his reasons.
In an e-mail forwarded to the Alligator by
UF Provost Janie Fouke, Coclanis, associate
provost at the University of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill, wrote to the chairman of the
dean search committee that UF's financial
environment prompted him to withdraw.
UF President Bernie Machen announced
Friday that budget operations currently
handled by the provost's office and the UF
controller's office will move to the office of
the chief financial officer.
Coclanis called this move a "weakening


of the provost's powers," which raises "fun-
damental governance issues."
An e-mail sent to him late Tuesday eve-
ning wasn't answered by press time.
He was scheduled to visit UF's campus
Monday and is the second candidate to pull
out of the search in the last week. David
Featherman, director of the University of
Michigan's Center for Advancing Research
and Solutions for Society, withdrew Friday
for personal reasons.
"The probability is not great, but
it is not zero either. There is a
chance."
Pramod Khargonekar
CLAS dean search committee chairman

In a phone interview, the committee
chairman, Pramod Khargonekar, said he was
surprised by Coclanis' e-mail and hoped to
change his mind.
"The probability is not great, but it is not
zero either," Khargonekar said of persuad-
ing Coclanis to stay in the search. "There is
a chance."
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Guns don't


belong on


campuses
he tragic shooting at Northern
Illinois University on
Valentine's Day that left five
dead plus the shooter instigated a
new round in the campus concealed-
weapon debate.
Just like after the Virginia Tech
shooting last year, proponents of
concealed weapons jumped onto the
story as if it were a godsend.
Donning the I-told-you-so at-
Linsen Li titude, they
Speaking Out claimed that
had students
been allowed
to carry concealed weapons on
NIU's campus, the tragedy would
not have happened.
Therefore, they concluded, other
universities should allow students
and faculty to carry concealed weap-
ons legally on campus.
First of all, the notion that
students should carry concealed
weapons in class to stop campus
shootings is ludicrous. It is the job
of the police to protect us from these
killers.
And many of us would undoubt-
edly feel safer if the police, rather
than gun-carrying students, were
handling such a situation.
Anyone not buried under blind
zeal for firearms can recognize from
these mass shootings that guns, not
firearm restrictions, are the root
cause of the tragedies.
More specifically, irresponsible
federal and state gun-control regula-
tions armed these killers to commit
atrocious acts of murder.
Many proponents of gun rights
fail to, or more often refuse to, re-
alize that guns already cause too
many deaths in this country, espe-
cially among our age group.
Banning private ownership of
guns would be too radical to be
accepted at any level of the govern-
ment, and it's not necessary.
For many Americans, owning
guns for hunting, protection or the
joy of collecting is deeply rooted in
culture, and that can be respected.
Instead, we should look to tight-
en gun control to prevent potential
criminals from accessing these
weapons.
Loose regulations on firearms
and even looser enforcement made
these tragic shootings possible.
Both the shooters at NIU and
Virginia Tech bought their weapons
legally despite having histories of
mental illness; not only that, they
both purchased gun accessories
online.
When people with alarming
backgrounds can purchase murder-
ing weapons legally at the click of
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6, ALLIGATOR N WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2008

Editorial


3-19-03

The anniversary that is

no cause for celebration

SA7 le the mainstream media were trying to make sure
everyone stopped to check out the MySpace page of
V Y Elliot Spitzer's 22-year-old "escort," the fifth anniver-
sary of the invasion of Iraq has crept up on the American public
almost as quickly as the now more than $3 price tag for a gallon
of gasoline.
It's obvious that most are weary of hearing about the count-
less deaths, suicide bombings and seemingly innocuous "troop
surges" and "enemy combatants." Even mom-turned-activist
Cindy Sheehan, who many considered to be the face of the
American anti-war movement, officially gave up her quest for
answers late last year.
For the masses, it has been much easier to just change the
channel and go back to the latest mind-numbing episode of
"Dancing with the Stars."
And presidential candidates well versed in the game of poli-
tics have not done anything to help matters, as they successfully
avoid discussing anything tangible about the future of the war
and sink down to personal attacks.
However, if there were ever a time to start recognizing the
consequences of the Iraq conflict, that time is now.
As thousands of our brothers and sisters many even
younger than us and barely out of their teens prepare to do
more battle in the desert, we can no longer stand by and send
them to a quagmire that has no foreseeable end.
Though President Bush went as far as to say he envies those
serving on the "romantic" front lines, we can't say we agree.
For those who did have the good fortune of returning home,
their young lives are shattered fragments of what they once
were, and they are forced to pick up the pieces. They may not
have died in Iraq, but they did give a part of their lives, and for
some, parts of their bodies.
That cost is too high.
And what about the other costs that are not immediately
apparent?
The connection between Iraq and the War on Terror now
is just as believable as the Easter Bunny, and the conflict has
actually weakened our nation's defenses rather than bolster
international stability.
Here's a dear indication of how desperate the thinly spread
military is for more recruits: The U.S. Army is now testing an
incentive program, dubbed "The Army Advantage Fund," that
pays enlistees up to $40,000 toward a home or a startup busi-
ness after their commitment.
And for the first time in two decades, the Pentagon has
decided to let up to 10 percent of new recruits be made up of
those who have not graduated high school or earned a General
Equivalency Diploma.
Apparently, they will stop at nothing to supply the military
with willing participants to continue to fight this senseless war
as American taxpayers foot the bill.
Furthermore, in what some experts are projecting to cost
trillions of dollars, the war in Iraq is draining this nation's re-
sources at an astounding rate while major domestic concerns,
such as affordable health care, education and protecting the
environment, are lingering on the back burner.
As the country heads into what most are saying will be a
definite recession, we can no longer afford both ethically and
financially- to indulge politicians in their quest for conquering
nations for oil.
It's time to support our troops by planning an exit strategy.


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Column

Five years later: It's time to leave Iraq


Exactly five years ago, President Bush addressed
the nation to announce the commencement of
Operation Iraqi Freedom, a nifty euphemism for
new American imperialism.
Since the invasion of Iraq, we have witnessed our
brave troops returning home in flag-draped coffins,.
our standing in the world community plummet and our
budget deficits soar, not to mention a sharp increase in
worldwide terrorism.
An endeavor based entirely on false pretenses and
imaginative assumptions, the war in Iraq will have
far-reaching and, as is often the case, unintended conse-
quences that we have only now just begun to realize.
The staggering cost of the war, both in terms of blood
and treasure, frustrates comprehension.
The colony of Iraq it can hardly be called a country
anymore has suffered the worst of it. Its people have
been decimated one estimate placing Iraqi civilian
deaths at 655,000 the country has been destabilized,
and it has descended into severe sectarian violence that
many believe to be civil war, or at least the makings of
one.
As we enter the fifth year of the war, we approach
another dubious and tragic milestone: 4,000 U.S. casual-
ties. To date, we have lost 3,980 brave and exceptional
souls to this desert quagmire. This, the human cost, is of
course the most heart-wrenching and important aspect
of the war.
Yet, with opinion polls signaling the nation's re-
newed preoccupation with their pocketbooks, perhaps
counting the economic cost of the conflict is the only
way for the war in Iraq to remain salient to the average
American.
A pair of prominent economists have done just that.
According to Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel Prize winner for
economics, and Linda Bilmes, a lecturer at Harvard
University's Kennedy School of Government, the war
in Iraq will end up costing are you sitting down for


this? more than $3 trillion.
Stiglitz and Bilmes said we're
currently spending $12 billion a
month in Iraq on operating ex-
+ penses alone.
Joshu The $3 trillion figure is what
Fredrickson they call a "conservative esti-
mate" that takes into account the
letters@alligator.org long-term expenses of taking care
of wounded veterans and the
larger, long-term social costs of the war.
As you might expect, the government has come
up with slightly different numbers. According to a
Congressional Research Service report, we spend over
$10 billion a month in Iraq.
Before the war, one White House advisor was laughed
out of the room when he posited that the war might
cost $200 billion. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld
called it "baloney," and Deputy Defense Secretary Paul
Wolfowitz suggested that the war would magically pay
for itself through Iraq's vast oil deposits.
That hasn't happened.
Neither has it been the case that Iraq had weapons
of mass destruction or any link whatsoever to the Sept.
11 attacks.
The war in Iraq is the second longest war in U.S. his-
tory behind Vietnam and second costliest behind World
War II. To those who say we must stay and finish the
job, I would ask what that job is exactly. The Iraqis have
their "freedom" they have held elections and drafted
a constitution.
We have inflicted great damage upon those people,
but they must pick up the pieces and restore their coun-
try for themselves, just as we must do the same with
ours.
We must come home. Now.
Joshua Fredrickson is a political science senior. His column
appears Wednesdays.


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


Reader response
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 7


Letters to the Editor
Basketball coach needs to practice what he preaches
Monday's Alligator quoted men's basketball coach Billy
Donovan commenting on his team's loss to Alabama: "These guys
may need to be totally humbled in a way."
Well, not just the team.
"These guys" weren't the ones who bought the 2006 NCAA
Final Tournament floor as a trophy and had it installed in the
O'Dome. "These guys" weren't the ones who said they'd have
lunch with anybody who would pay $1 million for the privilege.
Maybe the way to teach humility is by showing some.
Richard Hiers
UF alumnus



DNC should count Florida delegates to be fair to voters
Now that the Florida Democratic Party has ruled out the pos-
sibility of a revote in Florida, the Democratic National Committee
needs to accept the results of the Jan. 29 primary.
Unlike Michigan, where only Senator Clinton was on the
ballot, Florida had every candidate on the ballot giving a record
number of Florida Democrats, 1.75 million, a chance to vote. By
not seating the delegation according to the popular vote of the
primary, the committee will be punishing innocent voters for the
deeds of their Legislature. If the idea of disenfranchising millions
of voters isn't reason enough to count the votes from Florida, the
recent poll showing only 63 percent of Democrats will vote for the,
Democratic nominee if their vote isn't counted should be reason
enough. Florida, once again, is a crucial swing state that would be
foolish to lose because of issues over when the primary was held.
Matt Martz
3LS


DEFENSE, from page 5

legally able to conceal (those over 21 years old and
possessing a license and concealed weapons permit) to
carry their guns on campus?
Shrieks of horror usually meet this proposition.
After all, that would only turn educational institutions
into the Wild West with duels in the halls. At the very
least, it would distract students from their learning
experience.
But Florida is a Right-to-Carry state. This means
many people are carrying guns right now in movie
theaters, grocery stores and in their cars. Yet car acci-
dents haven't turned into shoot-outs, and moviegoers
haven't been distracted from enjoying their movie.
Concealed means concealed, and allowing concealed


carry on campus wouldn't mean teachers spinning
guns around their fingers as they write notes on the
chalkboard.
So to those who think that gun-free campuses keep
us safe, to those who think that allowing eligible stu-
dents to carry concealed weapons on campus will lead
to mass chaos, I hope you stop and think.
Stop and think how gun-free campuses have not
protected anyone. And stop and think long and hard
about what you would do if you were suddenly faced
with a distraught student intent upon killing everyone
in your classroom. The police will be there in two min-
utes. What can you do now?
Stop and think about that. Your life may depend
on it.
Elaine Delorio is a political science and public rela-
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Percentage of minorities graduating at UF stagnant


University's trends mirror national ones


By RACHEL ARROYO
Alligator Writer

For about every 11 white
students who cross the stage at
UF's commencement ceremonies,
there is one black student receiv-
ing a diploma.
And that hasn't changed much
during the past few years, just as
it hasn't for other minorities on
campus.
The number of minority stu-
dents graduating at UF has re-
mained stagnant during the past
three academic years, varying
by one percentage point at most
since 2004, according to UF's
Office of Institutional Planning
and Research.
During the 2006-2007 aca-
demic year, 69 percent of degrees
were awarded to whites, 11 per-
cent to Hispanics, 6 percent to
blacks and 6 percent to Asians,
according to the research office.
The 2007 U.S. Census Bureau's
national degree obtainment
percentages mirror UF's figures,
showing a similar gap between
minority and white students be-


tween the ages 18 of 24.
The degree attainment gap is,
in part, a result of factors that are
present in the home, neighbor-
hood and at school, said Tamara
Cohen, director of multicultural
and diversity affairs at UF.
Two key factors are quality of
education available and levels .of
income, she explained.
"There is a relationship
between the level of
income of parents and
their children's prospects
for attaining a certain level
of financial success."
Tamara Cohen
UF director of multicultural and
diversity affairs

The level of success attained
by parents is one of the factors
that influence a student's deci-
sion to seek higher education.
"There is a relationship be-
tween the level of income of
parents and their children's pros-
pects for attaining a certain level


of financial success," Cohen said.
She explained that if parents'
levels of income stem from a job
requiring a degree, children are
more likely to go to college.
Teachers also play a role in
students' academic decisions by
influencing their self-confidence.
Cohen said that during the
earliest stages of schooling, stu-
dents are categorized by teach-
ers based on biases about which
children are smarter and likelier
to succeed.
"It's subtle racism based on
underlying assumptions," Cohen
said.
Another factor that affects
some minority students' op-
portunity to pursue a higher
education is money, since some
parents cannot afford to fund
their children's educations.
Edil Torres, a UF professor of
counselor education with a back-
ground in multicultural counsel-
ing, said the most common con-
cern of minority students ishow
they will finance their college
tuitions.
Hillary Ho, an art history


major, said she remembers her
parents working long hours to
raise enough money to fund her
college education after the family
emigrated from Vietnam to the
United States 13 years ago.


Hispanics
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Ho, now in her first year of
college, looks forward to the day
she will cross the stage in cap and
gown and receive her diploma,
while her parents watch from the
audience.


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Every Wednesday, Kurtz and his wife leave
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not return again until long after the sun has
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Although Kurtz has a hired hand who does
the milking most other days, Kurtz makes it
a point to leave Sunday as his day with the
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They make deliveries from Tallahassee
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Union Street Farmers' Market in Gainesville.
Kurtz is known for his raw milk, which is not
pasteurized.
Because Florida law requires all milk sold
for human consumption to be pasteurized, he
has to label it as pet food.
In addition to milk, Kurtz also sells beef,
pork and eggs when they are available.
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Fajack will oversee all university finances


Walicki's term honored

SENATE, from page 1

sworn in as treasurer today.
Drayton, who resigned his Senate seat to fill. the po-
sition, said serving as treasurer in this interim period
before his inauguration wouldn't produce any "drastic"
changes.
"I'll just pretty much continue what E.J. did," Drayton
said to senators before results were announced. "Nothing
special."
"I'll just pretty much continue what E.J. did.
Nothing special."
Paul Drayton
UF Student Body treasurer-elect

A resolution commending Walicki's service as trea-
surer was approved unanimously at the meeting.
Senators also approved a bill that will distribute un-
used SG funds to groups that can use the money part
of Drayton's plan to implement a mid-year review of SG
budget expenses, he said.


how much his life has changed.
More than two decades before
Fajack assumed the reigns of UF's
budget operations, he said he was
a University of Minnesota fresh-
man with intentions of becoming
the country's "first respected social


Chief has 10 days to settle case


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the provisions of the ordinance,
but they continued to do it any-
way," Backhaus said.
If Botsford decides to uphold
the suspensions, the companies
could still appeal to Gainesville
City Manager Russ Blackburn,
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UF Chief Financial Officer Matthew Fajack observes the Board of
Trustees meeting on Nov. 30.


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15, 2008 Aug 14, 2009 352-586-6468 3-
21-08-10-1

Room for rent $450/mo
near SFCC & Oaks Mall & 1-75. All utilities
included. 786-325-7941 or 258-0277 3-28-
08-13-1

Walk to Campus!
Fully furn bdrm in 4 bdrm condo. Utlil, pool,
cable, internet incld. Starts @ $400. 904-859-
7524 4-10-08-10-1

AMAZING all-inclusive discounted summer
sublease! $455/month for everything you
ever wanted! comes w/ own bedroom & bath,
nice furniture, huge tv, utilities, w/d, internet,
pools, cable, doorstep bus pickup, cool
roomies, and morel call Jennie 3053360703
3-21-5-1

Estates
Sublease 1/1 in 3/3 $515 direct bus route to
campus call for inquiry (561)3715924 3-
25-5-1

Make Sure It's FULLY Furnished
Couch, bed, end tables, blah, blah, blah.
Make sure they've got what you REALLY
need Cox High Speed Internet! Included
w/rent at the best apartment complexes. Ask
before you sign. Visit www.cox.com/gators
for more info. 5-30-08-32-1


For Rent
furnished


Furnished 4bdrm/2bath, 3rd story, washer/
dryer at Univ Commons. Avail 8/20. $395/rm
you pay utilities. 813-240-8969 3-21-3-1

Cabana BeachI 1 room in 2b/2b unit.
discounted to $500/m includes all utilities,
cable, & Internet. Private bath, great closet,
furnished, 2nd floor. Don't forget all the free
amenities. Call 850-598-0934 3-27-7-1

Roll out of bed & walk/bike to UF, Shands or
VA. Adorable 2/1 available 8/1. Like new, re-
modeled condo with low utilities. $900/month
+ $200 dep. Call to see, 352-843-0862. 4-
7-14-1

ATLANTIC OCEAN BEACH COTTAGE drive, BIG/SMALL groups, sleeps 2-16 in
beds www.octagonbeach.com 813-760-6369
bicycle cruisers, boogieboards, fishing poles
incl. FULLY STOCKED: as low as $177 9-
18-70-1

SMALL 1 BR/1 BA MOBILE HOME
5 mi to ShandsNA. Very quiet & private.
$400/mo. Call 372-0507 4-1-10-1


For Rent
unfurnished

*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1 BR apt. $375/mo.
*1BR cottage $435/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901.4-23-72-2

2 BLOCKS TO UF! WOOD FLOORS
1 and 2 bedrooms for Fall 2008
As low as $535/person
We love pets!
Open late! 371-7777
4-23-72-2

*LYONS SPECIAL*
$199 1st month's rent 377-8797
4-23-08-72-2

MOVE IN TODAY OR AUGUST!
1 BR Available Now!
1's, 2's, 3's For Fall!
HUGE Floorplans! Great Rates!
Bike to UF 335-7275
4-23-08-72-2

Be Unique Have Options!
Studios*1/1*2/2*3/3 Townhomes
Make your apartment yours 57 floorplans!
Wood floors*Fireplaces*Reserved Parking
Why be ordinary? 338-0002
4-23-72-2


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4 Roommates 9 Bicycles 14 Help Wanted 19 Connections 24 Pets
5 Real Estate 10 For Sale 15 Services 20 Event Notices 25 Lost & Found

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For Rent
unfurnished

Apartments off SW 20th Ave. Close to
shopping, bus line and a few miles from UF
Price range $435 to $550. Includes water,
sewer, garbage and pest control. Sorry no
pets allowed. Call 335-7066 Mon-Fri. 4-
23-08-72-2

WELCOME HOME!
LEASING FOR FALL!
1BR $560 2BR $619
Pets Loved Walk/Bike to UF
Quiet Peaceful *372-7555 4-23-08-72-2

Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60
second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House
charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included.
Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner.
538-2181 Iv message 4-23-08-72-2

Home Sweet Home
Huge 3 BR open NOW!
Alarm, patio, D/W, tennis, pool!
Call today! 352-376-4002
4-23-72-2

Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 second
walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer included,
fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Short term
available. Private Owner. $595-up. 352-538-
2181. Lv msg 4-23-08-72-2

*SLEEP IN*
*GET TO CLASS ON TIME*
Close to UFIII
Luxury 1/1, 2/2 flats & 3/3 TH
FREE cable HBO/Show & Tanning
Gated Alarms Pet Friendly
Oxford Manor, 377-2777
4-23-72-2

** ELLIE'S HOUSES **
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
352-215-4990 12-6-71-2

APTS ACROSS FROM UF
Available FALL 2008
Rooms, Studios and 1/1s
From only $589 per month!
371-0769 Collegeparkuf.com
4-23-72-2

A SWEET DEAL
on our Luxury 1/1, 2/2 & 3/3 townhomes"
FREE cable w/HBO & Showtime
All Amenities plus FREE Tanning
Gated*Alarm*Pet Friendly 335-4455
www.thelaurelsuf.Com
4-23-08-72-2


For Rent
S unfurnished )

A Place to Call Home!
HUGE 1,2, & 3 BRS!
Pet Friendly*FREE Parking @ UF
Pool*Gym*Clubhouse
373-1111 www.spanishtrace.org
4-23-72-2
Up your Game! Live large!
Stunning 2/2 & 3/3 twn hms
Garages avail. Prvt Dog Park,
Tanning bed, Bus stop, Sauna
352-377-2801
4-23-72-2
BIVENS COVE Leasing for Fall & NOWI
1BR-$729, 2BR-$453/person,
3BR-$385/person, 4BR-$395/person
FREE TANNING TWO POOLS
W/D in select units. 376-2507
4-23-08-72-2
Knock Knock, Whose there?
1,2&3 Beds From $367/bed
One Month Free Move Now
Cable*Full W/D*Tanning*Pool
We love pets! Call Now: 372-8100
4-23-72-2
The Boardwalk-Leasing for Fall & Nowl
1 BR-$709, 2BR-$425/person,
3BR-$335/person
W/D in select units. FREE Tanning!
377-7401
4-23-72-2
FREE RENT!
1,2 & 4 bed for imm. or fall
FREE Alarm*FREE UF Parking
Pets Welcome
Close to everything!
Call for specials 332-7401
4-23-72-2

STUDIO APT
60 sec walk to UF. Short term avail. 1 or 2
rooms $425 & up. Call 352-538-218'4-23-
08-72-2
Biggest Town homes in Titletown!
1600 + SQF of awesomeness!
Garages/ 10ft ceilings/ Gated
Best kept secret in Gville- For Fall!
Must see to believe, 372-0400
4-23-72-2

NOT YOUR AVERAGE APARTMENT
Sign now for luxury 1/1, 2/2, 3/3 for fall!
We've got what you need & want!
3 Pools*Tanning*24 study lab & Clubhouse
Free aerobics & yoga*Bball & tennis courts
*Washers & Dryers*Alarms*We love pets!
*Call now for specials! 335-7656
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unfurnished

Move In Today!
1/1's starting at $529
2/1's for fall $410/person
Quiet, pet-loving community
.d,76-1248 hiddenvillageapt.com
4-23-72-2

Affordable Luxury?! Yes It's Truel
All Inclusive 3's and 4's.
Roommate Matching Available
FREE Cable, Tanning, Alarms, W/D
FREE 24 hr Fitness Center.
Furniture, Utility and Internet Packagesl
!HUGE Luxury 2/2.5 Townhomes
AVAILABLE TODAY
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route! 2 Miles to UF
4-23-72-2

AS BIG ASA HOUSE!
Huge 4BR TH W/D inc.
FREE UF Parking*FREE Gym
Call for specials 332-7401 4-23-72-2

LEXINGTON CROSSING
MAKING YOU LOOK GOOD!
Huge 2/2, 3/3 and 4/4's
Crazy Events, Pool Parties & More
Contact us now for SPECIALS 373-9009
4-23-72-2

Who Would Have Thought?
HUGE & COZE 1 & 3 Beds
From $323/bed
One Month FREE Move Now
Call now: 372-8100* We love pets!
4-23-08-72-2

BIG AND CHEAP
2/1:5 apt 1100 sq,ft $675
3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $750 .
1800 NW 4th St. Over 20 houses also
available 373-4423 www.maximumre.com
8-11-111-2

The Perfect Location at the Best Pricel
Live in Downtown Luxury for Falll
Two and Three Bedroom Townhomes
Washer/Dryers*Patios*We Love Pets!
www.arlingtonsquare.org*
Sign NOW for fall! 338-0002
4-23-72-2


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

MOVE-IN TODAY
All inclusive studios from $575
1brs from $619, 2brs from $790
Walk to class, free parking!
Pets Welcome! 352-372-7111
4-23-08-72-2

YOU'VE HEARD ABOUT IT
NOW EXPERIENCE IT
Live the Condo lifestyle in one of our
1, 2, or 3 bdrm apts.
Open Sat 10-5/Sun by appt.
Windmeadows Apartments
3700 Windmeadows Apts
(behind Butler Plaza)
352-373-3558
4-23-71-2


LAKEWOOD VILLAS
NOW LEASING FOR AUGUST
Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans;
Furniture Packages Inc. Washer/Dryer;
Workout Rm, Tennis Court; Swimming Pool;
Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
700 SW 62nd Blvd 877-781-8314
-<- www.lakewoodvilllas.com
04-23-08-72-2


SPYGLASS *
NOW LEASING FOR AUGUST
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages,
Incl Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet;
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
701 SW 62nd Blvd 866-747-8443
-' www.spyglassapts.com
4-23-08-72-2


For Rent
unfurnished

CRICKET CLUB II
NOW LEASING
Brand new 1, 2, & 3 bdrm
Luxury apartments
Conveniently located near
shopping, restaurants
and SFCC. For more info. Call:
888-509-4649
M-F 9-6, Sat b, Sun 1-5
4-23-08-72-2

ARBOR
Ask About Our Move In Specials
1BR/1BA starting at $655
Close to UF & Shands
2411 SW 35th PI
866-650-8069
M-F 9-6, Sat. 10-2
4-23-08-72-2

ACROSS FROM UF!
All inclusive studios from $575
1BRs from $599 -Avail Fall 2008
Pets loved. Wood floors available
372-7111 Collegemanor.org
4-23-08-72-2

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

Your new home is here & waiting!
Fall openings for 1,2,3, & 4 BR's
HUGE BR's, alarm, patio, d/w, tennis, pool
Call 352-376-4002 or pinetreegardens.com


BEAUTIFULAND LUXURIOUS
Ceramic tile, maple cabinets, TV in Kitchen
Huge Scr. Porches, W/D, Walk-in Closets
Only 1.5 miles to UF
2/2's & 3/3's Starting at $500/per person
Hidden Lake 374-FUNN 4-23-72-2

**CAMPUS EDGE CONDO**
2BR/2BAwalk to class/gym. Mins to Shands.
Tile floor, WD in unit. $535/room. Available
fall 239-250-6149, 239-992-2449 3-24-08-
22-2

LUXURY 2/2 STEPS TO UF!
LEASING FOR FALL 2008
Private baths, W/D, monitored alarm
From under $650 per person! Pets OK
371-7777 Collegeparkuf.com
4-23-08-72-2







4BR/4BA Furnished $1099
5BR/2BA Near UF $1095
3BR/2BA Duckpond $995
Ask about Move-In Specials!

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

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

MOVE IN TODAY
Studios and 1/1s
From as low as $629/person!
Open late and weekends
371-7777 collegeparkuf.com
4-23-08-69-2

Luxury 4BR 1 BIk to UF
Brand new luxury 4br, 1 block to Criser Hall.
Gourmet kitch, art nook. W/D & Ethernet incl.
Walk to class & sororities 352-376-6223
Avail Fall. www.SororityRowApts.com.
4-23-59-2

1 Site: 50 Apts Near UF
Virtual Tours & photos* Studio & 1BR $615+
*2BR $399+ 3BR $630/br+ 4BR $479/br '
www.LiveNearCampus.com 352-376-6223
4-23-68-2


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unfurnished


*SUN ISLAND APTO
**Walk or Bike to Campus**
1-1 from $560/mo*e2-1 from $660/mo
www.sunisland.infoeOO376-6720
4-23-58-2


** LUXURY APTS **

CLOSEST TO CLASS
2bd/2ba available for Fall
www.LookingGlassApartments.com
111 NW 16th St. #1, Call 376-1111
4-23-59-2

*~$400 OFF 1st MONTH**
Sorority Row Townhomes
Luxury 2/2.5 from $635/room
Pets loved. Private balconies
372-7111 CollegeManor.org
4-23-08-58-2

Sun Island
Summer Rates
Plus July free on
15 month lease
May 08 July 09
1.1 from $560
2.1 from $650
376-6720
4-23-58-2

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. 3-24-08-40-2





4-0

3 BLOCKS to UF
1,2, & 3 Bdrms
The Nicest Luxury Apts in Gville
www.jacksonsquarecondominiums.com
Call 352-375-8256


"ONE MONTH FREE"
Private Single-story Villas
"1BR ONLY $529*
"2BR ONLY $599**
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 HU*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

Walk to UF. May: 3bd 2bth house $1300.
2bd 2.5 bth twn house $1000. 2bd lbth
$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.
gvll32601@gmail.com or 352-870-7256. 3-
28-08-40-2

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

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 3-31-08-39-2

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


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WINDSOR TERRACE APTS.
3520 SW 20th Avenue
1bed/1bath $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


Ready For A Change?
MOVE IN TODAY
HUGE 1 or 2BR!
Pets Welcome*Low Rates
373-1111 spanishtrace.org
4-23-54-2


2158 sq ft 4/3 home in NW Gville. Minutes
to UF. Appl. included. Remodeled. Ceramic
and wood floors, 2 car gar, deck, 1/2 acre
lot, fenced. $1,550/m, $2,000 sec. dep. 3120
NW 31st Blvd. 352 466-0358. Avail May. 3-
21-08-30-2


2br 2ba 1 car gar Home on 1 acre. Millhopper
$875 or we do lawn $1000. 1 br 1 ba each a
garden apt SW $540 Pets ok both locations
mature only. 352-377-2150 Please leave us a
msg. 3-25-08-30-2


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


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U l Uunfurnished


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 3-31-32-2



COTTAGE GROVE
2, 3, 4 br. Upscale condos for rent
Reduced rate for limited time.
Starting at $565
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 lbr minutes from shop-
ping, downtown $ UF, central air/heat, back
deck, w/d hookup, includes some utilities,
$500/mo. www.edbaurmanagement.com
1731 NW 6th 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 NW 6th St. 375-7104 x113
4-23-47-2


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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
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
AVAILABLE NOW
2BR/1 BA Downtown $450/mo
3BR/2BA Townhouse w/d, 8 mo old, $1200
Gore-Rabell Real Estate
378-1387
www.gore-rabell.com
4-23-08-47-2
Action Real Estate Services
Houses to Condos
1-4 BR, Starting at $450
www.action-realtors.com
352-331-1133
4-23-08-45-2
WWW.10HOUSES.COM
2 & 3 bd houses for Aug in quiet areas.
Cute, clean, cent H/AC, WD, wood floors,
nice yards, bike to UF, $880 to $1200. 352-
336-6116 or email nancy@10houses.com
5-13-08-43-2
Immediate Move In! Great location near
Oaks Mall! 2br 1 1/2bth condo,$755 per
mnth.Unit features tile & wood floors, w/d,
all major appliances in the kitchen, fireplace.
For additional info call (352)514-0372 3-21-
08-14-2


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unfurnished

1700 sq ft 3BR/2BA house for rent. Wood
floors, screened-in large back porch, jacuzzi,
W/D, corner lot. $1400/mo + utils. Call 352-
258-9116 to see. 3-24-08-15-2
CRICKET CLUB II gated condos,
Tower Rd, NEW 1,2,3 bedrooms,
pool, gym, washer and dryer.
Starting at $119,900, 332-4544.
Choose your own incentives! 4-23-35-2
Save $$$ on PARKING & GAS. PERFECT
for Medical, Dental, Vet, Grad. Students! 2
min. walk to UF, Shands & VA. 1 BR/1Bath
avail. April, $610/mo. Very clean & quiet.
COUNTRY GARDENS (352)373-4500
3-19-8-2

***Near UF***
4BR/2BA, Study Room, Washer & Dryer,
Dishwasher. Available for August 2008. 610
NW 34 Terr. Call Manny 352 317 4408
3-21-08-10-2

***Near UF***
3BR/2BA, Washer & Dryer, Family room/
Study room. Available August 2008. 929
NW 22 St. Call Manny 352- 317-4408
3-21-08-10-2

*** Walk to UF***
2BR/1BA, Washer & Dryer, 2 Cars Tenant
Permits. 204 NW 18 ST. Call Manny 352-
317-4408' 3-21-08-10-2
1/1, Ridgeview, free water, next to park, on
the bus line, cent H/A, courtyard, 2 miles
to UF, convenient to shopping, no smoking/
pets. $450 S.D., $450/mo. 562-2824 3-25-
08-10-2


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1920'S BUNGELOW
NE 10th St. W/D hk-ups. Hardwood, fans,
large backyard, excellent condition, $900/mo
No Dogs 373-3736 No Section 8. 4-23-
31-2

HISTORIC APARTMENTS
Available in Fall. 1-2-3 bedrooms, Hardwood
floors, fans, porches, downtown. No dogs.
1st-last-security. 373-3736 No Section 8
4-23-31-2

MILL POND CONDO
3BR/2BA, garage, across from GHFC.
$1100/mo Avail May. Call 331-6872 3-28-
08-13-2
1 BLKTO UFI 1BR 1BA
Grad 11 Apts, Carpet,
Central H & Air, Laundry
1236 SW4th Avenue $525
Call Merrill Management Inc
352-372-1494 3-21-08-7-2
1BR 1BAApt, 3BLKS to UF!
Carpet, Central H & Air
1029 SW 3rd Avenue $525/Mo
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 x10 3-21-08-7-2


2BR 1 BAApt Near Sam's Club
Window A/C, Nat gas ht
Terazzo Floors. $550/Mo
2901 NW 14th Street.
First, Last & Deposit required
Call Merrill Management Inc
352-372-1494 3-21-08-7-2


APTS for rent close to UF!
www.merrillmanagement.net
Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 x10 3-21-08-7-2


2BR 1BA Home off NW6th 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 3-21-08-7-2
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 x10. 3-21-08-7-2
3BR/1BA house 6 blocks from campus be-
hind The Swamp on NW 6th Ave. Big back-
yard, back deck. $1500/mo for whole house.
Need somebody to take over rent from May
to Aug 09. Call 305-394-9152 3-27-08-10-2


For Rent
unfurnished

1 BR Apt $525, quiet, greenspace,trees,near
UF, busline, parking, spacious LR and BR,
adorable kitchen, pvt patio, carpeted, ceiling
fans, graduate students or mature, (352)376
0080/284 3873. No Dogs. Available 4-3-
08-15-2

House oh Suwannee River with clear
spring in back yard; 3 bd, 2 ba, CHA, WD
Hookups,all appliances furnished,large
yard, double lot, trees, quiet, 5 mi north of
Bell, Fl on 129. (352) 376 0080/284 3873
4-3-08-15-2

2BD 1BA $800 1 block .to Shands, VA, quiet,
downstairs, rennovated: new carpet,, tile,
cabinets, counter, paint, Graduate student
or mature person. Some utilities included.
No dogs. (352) 376 0080/284 3873. Available
4-3-08-15-2

Near VA, Shands, UF.
2/1.5 with all buses, amenities, patios, pri-
vacy yard, park 2. $500-$600 range. Call
386-328-6229 or email moritae@yahoo.com
4-10-20-2

4Bedroom/4Bath Condo near campus and
on bus route. Screen porch, washer, dryer,
furnished living room and dining room. Lots
of parking. Pool, basketball courts, club-
house. Countryside at University. Includes all
utilities, cable and high speed internet. Plus,
available security system.Avail. 8/1 thru 7/30.
$450/month. No pets. 904 571-0860
3-28-10-2

STUDIOS FOR $515/MO
PLUS FIRST MONTH FREE!
Located behind Butler Plaza. Call 352-377-
2596 www.gremco.com 3-31-08-11-2

HOUSES STEPS FROM UF!
W/D, HUGE PORCH, MUST SEE!
5BR/3BA House $599/room
3BR/2BA Penthouse $730/room
Avail FALL 08! 372-7111
4-23-08-28-2

TOP QUALITY, GREAT LOCATIONS
Upscale 1 and 2BR apts. One block to cam-
pus on north and east side. Year lease begin-
ning summer or fall. No pets.
K&M Properties 372-1509 3-31-08-11-2

3BR/2BA, 1950 sq.ft. house for rent. CLOSE
TO CAMPUS. Wood floors, large yard, ga-
rage. Available August 1st. $1275/month.
3936 SW 3rd Ave. Call 352.359.1270 4-
23-28-2


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**NEAR UF**
5BR/3BA, Family room, W/D, dishwasher.
630 NW 36th Street. $1800/mo. Call Manny
352-317-4408 3-21-08-5-2

***10 BLOCKS TO UF***
Quaint 1BR/1BA apts in historic Victorian
house. High ceilings w/fans, wood floors,
large rms, screened porches, AC/heat. Pets
ok. Avail Aug 1st. $550/mo 352-376-2184
3-31-08-10-2

NOW LEASING CAMPUS VIEW SOUTH!
Located across from UFI Brand new luxury
2 bd/2ba units with maple cabinets, cgown
molding, W/D, security system & more! Call
333-9333 to rent for Fall 20081 4-15-20
Luxurious Victor Stations 2Br/2 bath, W/D,
pool, walk to butler plaza, less 1 mile from UF
3 bus lines in front of complex. $900/month.
available 8/1 352-222-4235 4-10-08-17-2

HAPPINESS IS...
Living so close to campus
You can walk there!!
2/1 behind Norman Hall
Won't Last Long!
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 4-23-26-2

FERNWOOD APTS
3555 SW 20th Avenue
1bed/1bath $515.00/mo
w/d hookups, some utilities incl.
Bus Route, close to shops
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 4-23-26-2

ARE YOUR ROOMMATES
DRIVING YOU CRAZY?
Check out our 1 bed. Apts.
And afford to live alone!
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 4-23-26-2

ALMOST NEW UNITS FOR FALL
New Flooring & Fresh Paint!
University Terrace 4bed/4bath
Single room Leases $425/mo
Cable, internet and some utilities incl.
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 4-23-26-2

Apt for sublease now to 07/31/08. Rent is
$480, includes TV, internet, and all utilities.
Room is a bed/bath in a 3/3 @ Spyplass
apartments by the Oaks mall. No deposit
and pets are OK, call 386-344-6543. 3-
28-08-8-2

2 rooms for rent Immediate move in SW loca-
tion near Oaks Mall Starting at $350 2 br 1.5
bth townhouse Wood floors & tile throughout,
all major appliances in kit. W/D included and
fireplace 850-960-1394 4-7-14-2

** Across From UF **

$1150/mo Special!
2bd/2ba Limited Time Offer for Fall
www.LookingGlassApartments.com
111 NW 16th St. #1, call 376-1111 4-23-
08-25-2
Why Wait for August Move Nowl
Immediate move-ins for 1-2-3 Bedrooms!
Washer/Dryer *Alarms Low Rates!
Minutes from UF Tons of Parking
Call now for 1 month free! 335-7656
4-26-64-2

5BR/2BA HOUSE 504/506 NW 3rd St. Very
clean inside. Huge fenced backyard. Zoned
legal for over three. Lease now thru July
2009 or longer. $895/mo. 352-371-9409 or
352-213-9369 4-15-08-20-2
AVAILABLE NOW!
Walk to UF! 2Bed 1 Bath, central A/C & heat,
W/D hookups. Can negotiate pets. $795/MO
Drive-by 824 or 830 SW 9th ST, then call
352-538-1310 3-21-08-3-2
Newly renovated 2bdrms/2baths apartment
for rent on Archer Road (new tile flooring and
A/C Unit). Near UF, Butler Plaza and 1-75.
For more info, call 352-262-2828 ($750/mo).
3-25-5-2
4/3 Screened Pool & Jacuzzi Home in
popular NW neighborhood. Garden bath in
master. Open floor plan with fireplace. Two
car garage. Pool service/lawncare included.
$2000/mnth $1500 dep. Call 371-2462. 4-
15-20-2


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2 bed,1.5 bath townhouse. End unit w/ fire-
place & washer/dryer. Flexible lease options,
available May 7th, $750 Call 407-862-3297
3-25-08-5-2

$73S/month. 1 bed/1 bath. 760 sq.ft. newly
renovated condo for rent. Creeks Edge, 1810
Nw 23rd Blvd. Washer/dryer in unit. Call
(352)870-3595. 3-25-5-2

$600 1BR/1BA/1DEN Single Story Condo
for RENT! Beautifully Remodeled. Washer &
Dryer inc. Avail May 2008. Close to UF. Great
Bus Route (9 & 35). Quiet Neighborhood.
3600 SW 23rd St. 813-389-1571. 3-25-
08:4-2

Casablanca East townhouse
2/1.5 Poolside, washer/dryer,
new carpet, tile. $895/mo.
Must see! 373-1602
3-27-08-7-2

GATOR PLACE APTS
2BR/1BA. Real nice unit. Very quiet. 1.5 mi
to ShandsNA. $650/mo. Call 372-0507 4-
1-10-2

2BR/1BA with W/D. Near Duckpond w/
carport & yard. Pets OK. $675/mo. Jeffrey
246-5801 4-8-08-15-2

3BR/1BA- 1 BLOCK TO UF
1227 SW4th AveApts 1 & 3
Cent H/AC, wood floors, parking.
Aug 1st. $1450.
352-331-0590 or 514-5060 cell 4-1-10-2

PET'S PARADISE
$375 $575. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR,
privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 4-1-
08-10-2




APARTMENTS
*INCREDIBLE SPECIALS!*
Brand NEW & leasing for Fall 08
>From 1080 sq ft/2brs 1633 sq ft/3brs
Beach-entry pool*free tanning*pet friendly
352.376.0696 www.EnclaveUF.com
3-25-08-5-2

LULtURY CONDO ROCKWOOD VILLAS
2BR2BA close to UF & mall. On bus rte. Call
332-8841 3-25-5-2


0F Subleases


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paper published on
April 23rd.

CALL TODAY!!!
or
PLACE YOUR AD AT
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Apartments Sublet & Roommates
Browse FREE!
www.SUBLET.com
1-877-FOR-RENT/201-845-7300
-8-13-149-3

SU5-LEASE Madison Pointe 1BR 1 BA Apt.
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 31st. Call Jen
651-263-5195 4-1-30-3

lbd/lbr in the polo's, fireplace, vaulted
ceilings, washer and dryer included, walk-
in closet, Great.Amenties, Great Location
AVAI'.ABLE NOW! $730/mon. Call Kerri 561-
306-6871 4-4-08-30-3


SSubleases Subleases


SUMMER SUBLEASE- 1/1 in 2/2@ Museum
Walk. Huge apartment, fully furnished, W/D,
dishwasher. Quiet neighborhood. $550/mo
inc. all utilities. Female only, please. Call
Brianna (727)492-0577. 3-20-16-3

Sublease Homestead Apt 2BR/2BA March
1 thru July 31. $719/mo. 3 miles from cam-
pus. No last or security. Call 352-494-7857
3-20-08-15-3

Live only steps from campus & get a view
overlooking the stadium! Sublease 2B/2Ba
apt at Looking Glass. The rent is $575 per
person. Available May until Aug & half the
rent for may will be payedl For more info, plz
call (954) 494-9856 3-31-16-3

Luxury 1/1 in a 1/1 The Estates. No room-
mates! Fully furnished, W/D, cable, utilities,
Internet incld. Gym, B-ball, 3 pools, gated.
Bus 20, 21. 5 min to campus! Aval. May-Aug
$695 Call (954) 478-9599 3-21-08-8-3

2BR/2BA @ Rocky Point avail May 8th until
July 31st. Partially furnished if desired. $325/
mo/rm/OBO + utils. On bus route 34 & 35.
Pool & on site laundry. Call 305-773-3761 or
786-253-6798 3-25-08-5-3 -

CABANA BEACH Summer Sublease! 1BR/
1BA, individual lease, W/D, poolside, walk-in
closet, utils. incl., $50 off orig. rate $490/mthl
May 1 Aug. 10 (3 mths pay), call 813-
361-6422 / email intaminagl@gmail.com
3-19-5-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE 2 Blocks from UFIIl
Spacious 1BR studio style living at $450/mo
Call (850) 264-7431 or you can email me at:
stevenvanlandingham@gmail.com
920 SW Depot Ave. Available May 1st. 4-
1-08-14-3

Sublease at The Gardens on tower road. 1 BD/
1BA. $660/mo. NO MOVE IN COST. 750 sq
ft. Very clean, very quiet. Pool/tennis/laundry/
balcony/pets. Some fum for sale. April 1st.
284-1806. CVermeulen@naylor.com 3-19-
08-5-3

1Bd/1 Ba-Pinetree Gardens-$630.
Complex located off of 20th Ave.
Has everything you need.
Looking for someone to lease in
April orASAP.Call:4073256855 3-20-08-4-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE 3 rooms available in
a 3/3 apt in Tivoli Apts -1.5 mi from campus.
Washer/Dryer and dishwasher, plus gym,
pool tennis and bball courts. Avail May-July.
$325/month+util obo. Call 941-380-1783
3-28-10-3

BEST SUBLEASE DEAL!
1br in 4/2 avail, at Royal Village: 7 min from
class, fully furnished, pool, gym, utilities
included, only $460/month but negotiable.
(727)698-5242. 3-21-5-3

OXFORD MANOR
Male Roomate Perfered
$450, Everything Included,
Furnished or Unfurnished
Please call Bridgette at (305)479-9579
3-28-10-3

Summer Sublease-University Commons.
4B/2BA close to campus. Washer/dryer.
$360/mo+ utils. 2 rooms available. Can move
with a friend. More info call Angie 321-795-
8789 3-27-7-3

One bedroom at Pine Rush on 20th Ave
from March 20-July 31; Rent is $489. Do
not need pay redecoration fees (250) Call us
352-375-1983. Well located apt 399. Great
Deall 3-21-3-3


Summer Sublease Great location!
Behind Mellow Mushroom. 1BR available
in 4BR/2BA house. $471/mo + utils. Call
Meghan at 850-221-3945 3-25-5-3

3035 W. Unviersity.Between public and
univeristy.The location is greatRoomates
easy going. Big tv/bar/kegraid. 475+ utilities.
Subleasing for april or may through july.
Lance Majors (352)-262-8786 3-25-5-3

1/1 in Spyglass.Apr-Jul sublease. W/D and
internet included. $810/month 718sqft. Call
813-426-7790. 3-24-4-3

Summer Sublet at Royal Village. Walk to
Campus! 2BR available in a 4BR apartment.
$325/ bedroom. (985) 249-9143 3-25-5-3

Summer Sublease at Pinetree GardensI
1BR/1BA. 2nd floor apartment. Overlooks
pool. Close to campus. Pets allowed.
Available May 1-July 31. Opportunity to re-
new for fall. $663/mo. + utilities. Contact Jenn
352-870-0714 3-21-3-3

11x13 with private bath, walk in closet, &
balcony. 452/mo + 1/3 utils. Available in
early may-flexible. W/D, internet, pet friendly.
Great bus route to UF & great location for
SFCC. 352-871-5952 or Dustin05@ufl.edu
4-1-08-10-3

1BR summer sublease available May 1.
Located across the street from the stadium.
Only $375/mo + split utilities. Contact 352-
328-9434. 3-21-3-3

AVAILABLE NOW
Master suite, private bath, walk-in closet.
Avail in 3BR/2.5BA townhouse. Located on
NW23rd Blvd. Call for details. 352-871-2199
3-25-5-3


||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

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

$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

ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
Near library downtown. $285-$370/rm + utils.
Short term. No pets. No smoking. 378-1304
3-28-19-4

Large furnished room, private bath NW Gvlle
house inci all utils + hi spd. $475/mo Male
preferred. Call Mike 352-372-7387 3-21-
10-4

Roommate Needed NOWI!
M/F needed for 2br/2ba apt off
campus. Rent is 340$ + 1/2 of
utils inc net, ph, & pwr. call
Sky for details 352-682-6384 3-21-8-4


S Roommates


Furnished 2 BR/ 2.5 BA new townhouse
5 min from UF. One room with prvt bath
avail for rent. Low Fall rate of $490 Mo Util/
Internet/ Cable/ Pool/ Gym included. Pref fe-
male Grad/prof sch student. 904-608-7609.
3-31-08-14-4

Quiet Haile Plantation male/female non-
smoker 2br/2bath garage & patio furnished
or non washer/dryer $600 + 1/2 utilities
(352)327-2432 3-19-08-5-4

FEMALE ROOMMATE NEEDED FOR 4BE/
4BA CLEAN & QUIET FULLY FURNISHED
CONDO.$430 RENT ALL UTILITIES
INCLUDED. CALL DORY (954)816-1468.
3-20-5-4

AVAILABLE NOW. $500.00/mo- no lease until
July. Non-smoker, 6 miles from UF and SFCC
NW quiet neighborhood. Bus avail room fur-
nished. Call 352-871-3987 4-2-14-4

Female Roomate wanted for condo. in
Rockwood Villas 3bdrm/3bath. $475 a mo.
includes everything. Call Jerry at 407-403-
0656 for more details. 3-31-10-4

Great Deal, Poolside Condo, 1 Female
student needed to share in 4BR/4BA. W/D,
Cable/I-net, close to UF/SFCC. Bus route 35
& 9. $435/mo furn BR, $410w/o. Util w/cap.
Mar-July, 386-676-9703 nukkenl@aol.com
3-25-08-5-4

MOTEL LIVING NOT MOTEL PRICE
Share furn 2/2 MH $200 N/R dep. $100/wk
incl util. 2 wk advance disc 4 wk. Vehicle A+.
Laundry/cook svc avail. N/S, N/A, ND, Near
bus/shop. Avail now 331-3666 3-25-5-4

Need girl roommate 4 fall 550/month inlcu-
des everything. 5 mts from campus, grt bus
routes, pets welcome.SW 35th PI clean and
spacious call Elina @ 786-493-9069 4-15-
20-4

Roll out of bed & walk/bike to UF, Shands or
VA. Male to share an adorable 2/1 like new,
remodeled condo with low utilities until 8/1.
$400/month + $200 dep and 1/2 utilities. Call
to see, 352-843-0862. 4-7-14-4

1 BD/1 BA avail NOW in 2/2.5 condo near UF.
Fully furnished, cable, internet, W/D, pool
incl. 4 bus rts. $540/mo + 1/2 utils. call Chris
561-445-9034 4-23-08-26-4

Clean, quiet, non-smoking pre-profes-
sional female for 2BR/2.5BA townhouse.
Unfurnished. Very quiet neighborhood. $550/
mo + utils & cable & internet. Call 561-827-
4970 3-25-08-5-4

Female, UF roommates wanted by UF
student to share three beds/two baths,
fum/unfurn townhouse. 5 min to campus.
washer/dryer. No smoking. No pets. 813-
892-3996 4-1-10-4


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home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of pos-
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over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK
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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/
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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






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

LOCATION! 3/2 townhouse 1.400 sqf with
many upgrades and big size backyard.
The lowest HOA $60. Tile and wood floors
everywhere. New paint, newer roof-sidings.
included all appliances. 352-328-9117 3-
20-14-5

2/2 Like new condo 125k
3/2.5 townhouse $159K
3/2 with office $235K
3/2 with pool $260K
5/4 9 blocks from UF $349,900
5/3 8 blocks from UF $659,900
www.exitgainesville.com 352-262-2621
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Need Quiet To Study? 1BR/1-1/2BA condo
in gated community has 1003SF, open floor
plan, sim. wood floors, comm. pool & ten-
nis.$153,000. Call Judie Irwin, CB MM
Parrish @ 352-339-6879. 2-6-08-5-5

4BR/4BA LUXURY CONDO
NR SORORITY ROW-BLTAUG 05
$275K INCLALLAPPL
AVAILABLE SUMMER 2008
ELEV ON PREMISE-904-838-7581 3-11-
10-5

MELROSE LAKE HOME 3BR/2BA home,
lighted deck w/hot tub, appliances included,
new carpet/paint, 2 storage sheds w/carport,
sandy beach. Great home to study, relax,
and have fun!! $279K. Call 352-332-4997
3-21-10-5

CAMPUS REALTY
Ricardo Kokkas/Realtor
10 years serving UF area
Buyers and Sellers. Call today for
a FREE consultation. 352-318-3384
3-21-08-10-5

Beautiful condo 2/2, fireplace, scrn porch,
close to law school. Assoc. fees only $95
per quarter! Remodeled, gorgeous, private.
Jeff Tice, ERA Trend Realty 352-225-4616
www.Jeffice.com $168,000 3-19-5-5

Are you a self motivated person? Are you
happy making your boss rich with all YOUR
hard work? Would you like to learn how to
become a successful Real Estate Investor. Is
this you? 866-873-7794 4-7-08-14-5

Open house 3/23/08 from 9am-2pm
3BR/3BA Townhouse 1370 sq ft.
Rockwood villas 811 SW 56 terrace
Gainesville, FL 32607 by owner
$169,000 more info 954-663-5082 3-21-3-5

Open house 3/23/08 from 9am-2pm
3BR/3BA Townhouse 1370 sq ft.
Rockwood villas 811 SW 56 terrace
Gainesville, FL 32607 by owner
$169,000 more info 954-663-5082 3-21-
3-5

Hailey Gardens 2 Br 2 1/2 Bath Condo. End
unit w/bay window. 2 Bdrms upstairs each
w/bath. Screen porch. Condo assoc. 1160
sq. ft. Close to UF. Immaculate, built 2006.
Avail mid-Aug 08. $172,900. 850-897-2238.
3-25-5-5


0 1 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


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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

Estate Sale:
Furniture, Household Iterfis, Sm. Appliances.
Appt necessary $ Various (407)701-7475,
eyerandall@aol.com 3-25-08-5-6


oil Computers


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







4-23-59-7

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

COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
4-23-08-32-7


a l Bicycles

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

NEW & USED BIKES FOR SALE
WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
Best Prices in Town *
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
3-31-18-9


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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.edu/online/
4-23-72-10

4BR/2BA DOUBLE WIDE
Close to UF, Shands & Butler Plaza. Screen
porch & storage shed. 1984 Redman $20,000
OBO call Ed 352 339-2700 3-20-5-10


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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 SW4th 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

2005 Yamaha YZF R6
red/black/silver. Flawless, garage keptonly
1500 mi. Carbon fiber exhaust. Call Chris
407-923-1775 3-25-08-10-11

Julio Moreira Mobile Scooter Repair
Pick up free with any repair. Road assistance.
Open Monday thru Saturday from 8:30am to
6pm. 352-258-4183. Best prices around 4-
23-29-11

2007 ROKETA SCOOTER, Brand New- only 2
mi, Candy Apple Red! full size-seats 2 adults,
am/fm, Ig tote, windscreen, SLEEK-REALLY
BEAUTIFUL!! Photos at www.craigslist.com
Ret:$1,899 / Sac: $1,150. 954-581-4959
4-1-08-10-11


Ml11 Autos

*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or not!0
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 4-23-72-12

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

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

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

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


Autos


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
* 352-338-1999 4-23-08-58-12

* Sun City Auto Sales -
* Buy Here/Pay Here
* More than 300 vehicles in stock
0 30 days warranty any finance
* 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

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

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

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

* Sunrise Auto Sales
006 Honda Civic EX, 2Dr, 39k, BIk $11,999
0 04 Honda Civic, EX, 76k, $10,999
S04 Honda Accord, LX 58k, $11,999
* 352-275-9090 4-23-57-12

* Sunrise Auto Sales
0 04 Honda Element, EX, $11,999
0 03 Honda Civic LX, 56k, $9999
0 02 Honda Odyssey, $9999
* 352-375-9090 4-23-57-12
SSunrise Ato Sales
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

\ 1968 Camaro SS,396
Big Block,350 turbo trans, Automatic, Price
5800 USD, Black on Black, 18000 miles,
contact: (567) 201 4106/david68@live.com(
(e-mail for pictures/details)
3-21-08-10-12


M,11 Wanted

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

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

BE AN INSPIRATION!
Take a blind lady to Mass on Sundays and for
walks and shopping-as needed. We'll have
lots of fun! And you will make a new friend!
Contact 219-6948. 3-28-08-72-13

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







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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
h'-p, we may have fun, 352-219-6948. 3-
28-08-25-13
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oiln Help Wanted I

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
the independent florida

alligator

What's black and white and
"read" all over???
The Independent Florida Alligator
And you can be part of the sales team of
the largest college newspaper in the
country by applying to become an
ADVERTISING INTERN
(this is a non-paid position
requiring 10-15 hours per week
possibly leading to a paid sales position)
If you are a UF or
SFCC student available
to work both spring AND summer and are
eager to gain valuable sales experience,
stop by the Alligator. 1105 W. University
Avenue, to fill out an application and
class schedule by March 21st. We will con-
tact you for an interview opportunity to
get your career jump started! EEO/AA
3-21-5-08-5-14

g the independent florida

alligator

What's black and white and
"read" all over???
The Independent Florida Alligator
And you can be part of the sales team of
the largest college newspaper in the
country by applying to become an
ADVERTISING REP
(this is a paid position
requiring 15-20 hours per week)
If you are a UF or SFCC student available
to work both spring AND summer and are
eager to gain valuable sales experience,
stop by the Alligator. 1105 W. University
Avenue, to fill out an application and
class schedule by March 21st. We will con-
tact you for an interview opportunity to
get your career jump started! EEO/AA
3-21-5-08-5-14

LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving
record, drug-free, personal references.
www.carrsmith.com for details. 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-
pptitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at
WwwA.gleim.com/employment 4-23-08-72-14

BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 4-23-72-14
SECRET SHOPPERS
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, Training Provided
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
4-23-08-72-14


M*1 Help Wanted

GATOR DOMINOS
Earn $12 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.79 $7.40/Hour INSIDERS
$8.00-$9.40/hr MANAGERS in training
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com/jobs
Or at any of the 6 locations. 4-23-08-72-14

Gator Domino's is growing again. We are
looking for career oriented team mem-
bers. Now hiring Assistant Managers and
future GMs. $8.00-$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
For a major telecom company. Flexible hours.
PT or FT. No nights or weekends. Bilingual a
plus. EEOC. 372-2051 4-23-72-14

EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life

Best part-time job you'll ever have.
NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCl 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 NW 4th 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

If You're Not Earning
$500 A Day Part Time, visit
www.YouBenefitNow.com 8-15-07-5-14
Summer Jobs
$2100
Co-ed camp
Room and Board included

Get Paid to Playl
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.necessaryl 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
wl strong sales/closing skills. Fax/email
resume, cover letter & avail schedule
352-376-6269 hr@trimarkproperties.com
4-23-59-14


Help Wanted 1


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 $ 0 Sales Experience
Required 0 eBay exp. + 0 Resume to
g8rbay@bellsouth.net 4-9-08-50-14


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
newspaper 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


**DANCERS NEEDED**
For adult entertainment company. Make
$1000+/wk. Flex schedule. 378-3312 4-23-
55-1.4


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


Fun summer jobs! Earn Great Pay!
City of Gainesville Parks/Rec Dept.
is now hiring for seasonal recreation
and aquatics positions! Apply Online
today at www.cityofgainesville.jobs
AA/EO/DFWNets Pref Employer.
7-10-08-58-14


Moms and or Dads, want to fire your boss,
stay home with your kids, make residual
income, loose financial stress and gain
financial freedom. For more info contact
me at www.changingourlivesforever.info
3-21-17-14


Get Paid To Play Video Games!.
Earn $20-$100 to test and play new video
games. www.videogamepay.com 3-31-20-
14


HELP WANTED
25 Dynamic Individuals Needed
$8000-$12000 very flexible!
12-15 hr wk
888-464-0234 4-1-08-20-14


aS Help Wanted


Oak Hall School is seeking energetic,
creative, and enthusiastic individuals with
a love for children to staff its summer day
camp program. Positions in the camp are
available in our preschool day camp, our
kindergarten day camp, and our elementary
school age day camp offered at Oak Hall and
at Camp McConnell in Micanopy. Individuals
for the day camp should be available to
work daily from June 9-July 25. Interested
applicants should submit a resume to Jeff
Malloy, Oak Hall School 8009 SW 14th
Avenue Gainesville, FL 32607 or via e-
mail at jmalloy@oakhall.org by March 26,
2008. Interview information regarding group
interview on March 29th will be sent out upon
receipt. 3-26-08-14-14

Perfect Part Time Job
Growing Call Center needs Committed Reps
M-F 6-10pm, Hourly+Comm
Earn up to $20/hr,Pd Training, Pd Weekly
Leave message: 352-377-2573 3-20-08-
10-14

NANNY NEEDED
For 2 adorable infants 10 mon & 7
mon old Wed 9am 3pm, Th 5 9
pm, now through Aug. Email resume to
momsterjsr@yahoo.com 3-20-10-14

Attention Smokers! Smokers between the
ages of 18 and 50 are needed to participate
in a study on decision making and smoking.
You could earn $8/hour for your participation.
Contact the UF Smoking Lab and Clinic at
352-273-2151 or ufsmokelab@hotmail.com.
3-21-10-14

PIZZA MAKER
for traditional hand tossed New Jersey style
pizza,EXPERIENCE REQUIRED,part time
hrs, every Thurs & Fri,SW GNV,please call
745-0456. 3-24-08-10-14

SALES/CUSTOMER SERVICE POSITION
AVAILABLE
30yr Horticultural Company needs rep
to cover-either SFL or CFL. Auto, ben-
efits, & excellent pay. Email resume to
dennis@hillarypeat.com 3-31-15-14

Florida Museum of Natural History has open-
ings for two front line ticket sellers & two tick-
et takers. P/T 20 hrs wkdays/wkends. $7/hr.
Email resumes to wcoleman@flmnh.ufl.edu
or fax to 352-846-0253 3-24-08-10-14

COOKS WANTED.
Benefits & competitive pay. Flexible hourAp-
ply in person Ruby Tuesday. 3-20-8-14

NANNY NEEDED W,TH,FASAP,
20 TO 25 HRS 2 kids, $10.50hr
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume,pix,
schedule to gnv@nanoneone.com 3-19-
08-7-14

NANNY NEEDED T,W,TH ASAP,
25 TO 30 HRS 2 kids, $10.50hr
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume,pix,
schedule to gnv@nanoneone.com 3-19-
08-7-14

BENTO CAFE
Now hiring experienced sushi and wok chefs.
Flexible hours PT or FT. Apply in person at
Newberry location next to Gator's Dockside
and Moe's. 4-8-08-20-14

HEALTHY ENERGY
Healthy ENERGY DRINK just launched!
Reps wanted for nat'l expansion. Part-time.
Info:1-800-969-8486 VPureEnergy.com.
Kathleen@VPureEnergy.com 4 FREE cans!
3-21-08-8-14


OS Help Wanted


HIRING EXPERIENCED WAITSTAFF.
Apply in person, 39th Ave by Santa Fe,
LaFiesta Mexican Restaurant 3-28-13-14

WANTED: RESPONSIBLE adult with valid
driver's license to drive awesome 11yo boy
to school in Gainesville by 7am Mon-Friday.
352-215-7306 3-21-7-14

BARTENDERS, SERVERS & COOKS
needed day/night shifts. Apply Mon-Sat
10am-12pm & 2pm-4pm at Gator Tales,
5112 NW 34th St across from YMCA. 352-
376-9500 3-21-08-7-14

SERIOUS ENTREPRENEUR? Looking for
profits and low overhead? Listen to 2 min
msg: 1-800-562-9719 3-19-5-14

MEDICAL OFFICE
Looking for pre-med students, evenings &
weekends. Call 373-4107 or fax a resume to
373-2230 3-26-10-14

BABYSITTER
$12/hr Now & during summer. Various hrs
avail, for 3 boys ages 1,3 & 5. Exp, refs req'd.
Email rosenson@ufl.edu 3-19-08-4-14

Pinch A Penny 56
7112 W University Ave
PT/FT, Stock/clerks/sales needed. Apply in
person. 3-27-08-10-14

Research Nurse (PT) RN or LPN position
in large Gainesville Cardiology practice.
Requires experience with clinical trial pro-
curement, patient enrollment, IRB review,
etc. Please fax cover letter, salary require-
ments and resume to 352-331-1588. 3-
19-08-4-14

Local finance co. seeks a FT Accounting
Asst to work approx 40 hrs/wk. Competitive
wage + bonuses. Candidate must be moti-
vated, mature, and long-term. Accounting
exp pref. Fax resume to 1-877-327-3146
4-23-08-29-14

Can you guess her age?
Participants needed for a study of age
perception in voices. $10 for one hour.
Email: debourgeois6@gmail.com
3-21-08-5-14

PARALEGAL WANTED

Established trial practice needs top qual-
ity paralegal. Primary duties, supporting
trial attorneys including: document analysis
& management, scheduling, client contact,
file management, & trial support. Computers
skills, essential. Exp. preferred; intelligence,
'motivation, teamwork, organizational ability,
attention to detail, and commitment required.
Salary dependent on qualifications. Send
resume toP.O. Drawer 1168, Gainesville, FL.
32602. 3-28-08-10-14

PT FILE CLERK/STOCKING CLERK
for busy doctor's office. Afternoons 1-5pm
Fax resume to 352-377-9577 2-21-5-14

PT position available. Obtain front & back of-
fice experience in medical practice. Send re-
sume: The Retina Center 6400 Newberry Rd
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UF designated hitter Dustin Bamberg (right) high-fives teammate Jon Townsend after hitting a home run
during the Gators' 6-1 win against Florida State on Tuesday.


* A RECORD CROWD SAW
UF DEFEAT NO. 3 FSU.

By KARL HYPPOLITE
Alligator Writer
khyppolite@alligator.org

Maybe these guys can play after
all.
UF which coaches picked
to finish fifth in the Southeastern
Conference East earned its big-
gest win of the season in Tuesday's
6-1 victory against No. 3 Florida
State.
A McKethan Stadium-record
crowd of 5,719 bore witness to a
game that may signal the Gators'
return to prominence.
Even UF football coach Urban
Meyer and players Emmanuel
Moody and Aaron Hemandez made
appearances, one night before the
football team opens spring practice.
"It's great to see our crowd come
out and support us like that," UF
baseball coach Kevin O'Sullivan


said. "It fired up the guys, and h06e-
fully we'll get more of those as we
go along."
The Seminoles (16-2, 6-0 Atlantic
Coast Conference) entered the game
on a four-game winning streak,
while UF (15-3, 3-0 SEC) entered on
a six-game tear.
Designated hitter Dustin
Bamberg, who entered Tuesday
night hitting just 1 for 11, blasted a
solo homer to left field to give UF a
1-0 lead in the second inning.
"I was excited for him," left
fielder Avery Barnes said. "It was
a momentum swing for us and put
us in the lead. It sparked us this
evening."
The Gators' confidence in
Bamberg never wavered despite his
struggles. His early-season slump
came on the heels of a very produc-
tive preseason, so his teammates
and coaches expected him to break
out eventually.
"We always knew he could hit,"

SEE BASE, PAGE 23


UF opens NIT with SDSU


By DANNY KLEIN
Alligator Staff Writer
dklein@alligator.org

March Madness has arrived, well
sort of.
Wednesday night marks UF's first
game in this year's National Invitation
Tournament, and the players as well
as the fans are searching for posi-
tives.
"It's a let down," UF senior and
Rowdy Reptile Alyssa Halper said.
"I know it's a rebuilding year and all,
but we're used to winning national
championships here, so of course it's
disappointing."
Tickets for the opener against San
Diego State, which is set to tip off at 9,
are still available. Even better, they're
selling at $12 a pop.
Rowdy Reptiles weren't required to
sign up like they do during the regular
season and will be arriving on a first-
come, first-served basis.
The hype in Gainesville, needless to


SMen's NIT:
UAB vs. Virginia Commonwealth
ESPN2, 7 p.m.
*NBA:
Detroit vs. Cleveland
ESPN, 8 p.m.


say, is lacking.
For the players, the opportunity to
salvage some credibility is what's at
stake.
"We have something to prove,"
guard Nick Calathes said. "The NIT
isn't the NCAA Tournament, but it's
still something to play for."
Calathes men-
tioned how difficult
it was to practice on
Selection Sunday
Men's knowing UF's name
Basketball would likely not be
called.
Perhaps adding
coals to the fire is the fate of his brother,
St. Joseph's forward Pat Calathes,
whose Hawks squad secured an 11
seed in the Big Dance.
Calathes said he was excited for
his older brother but saddened by the
process, and he isn't the only Gator
looking for motivation. UF coach Billy
Donovan said he's aware focus might
SEE HOOPS, PAGE 23


* The UF women's golf team's sec-
ond round in the Betsy Rawls Invita-
tional in Austin, Texas, was canceled
due to weather Tuesday. The Gators
are two strokes off the lead and will
play the final round Wednesday.


UF FOOTBALL

Harvey impresses NFL scouts


By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
nzaccardi@alligator.org

Carolina Panthers coach John Fox con-
firmed rampant speculation without saying
a word.
Multiple mock drafts including Mel
Kiper Jr.'s have the Panthers selecting for-
mer UF defensive end Derrick Harvey with the
13th pick next month.
On cue, Fox flew in and was one of the few
recognizable scouts at UF's Pro Day workout
at The Swamp on Tuesday.
"It's always good when you see a head
coach out here," said Harvey, who could pro-
vide a suitable replacement for free agent Mike
Rucker opposite Julius Peppers on Carolina's
defensive line. "That means they show a lot of
interest. I was talking to him all day and work-
ing out with the D-line coach from Carolina."
Fox denied interview requests, which
added to the intrigue.
An NFL head coach attended the Gators'
Pro Day for the second straight year.
Jacksonville Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio
eyed Reggie Nelson last year and even had
dinner with the prized safety.


a The No. 4 UF softball team will take
a break from its rigorous SEC schedule
Wednesday when the Gators host Iowa
today. With a 31-2 record, UF has aspira-
tions of a trip to the College World Series.
Check the Web site for a preview.


Del Rio nabbed Nelson in the draft a m6oh
later.
Like Nelson, Harvey is a definite first-
round talent.
"Hearing top-15 pick," Harvey said. "But
I'm just trying to get picked up."
Harvey, a 6-foot-4, 262-pound pass rusher,
declared for the draft following his junior sea-
son for the Gators.
"It's always good when you see a
head coach out here."
Derrick Harvey
former UF defensive end

He earned defensive MVP honors at the
2007 BCS Championship Game and racked up
19.5 sacks the last two seasons.
He will undoubtedly be the first Gator tak-
en in the draft and likely the only one grabbed
in the first round.
Harvey and wide receiver Andre Caldwell,
the two main attractions, did not run the 40-
yard dash Tuesday but did so at the combine
last month.
Harvey ran a 4.8-second 40 in Indianapolis,
while Caldwell helped his stock tremendously

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Gators must overcome disappointment to win


Pitchers escape jams

BASE, from page 21
O'Sullivan said. "He was just struggling a little bit. He's got a
chance to hit a lot. He's a natural hitter, and he got one."
The Gators' defense kept the Seminoles from building any
offensive momentum as they turned double plays in both the
third and fourth innings. The third-inning double play brought
the crowd to its feet as first baseman Brandon McArthur fielded
a grounder from Florida State center fielder Tyler Holt, stepped
on first base and threw a strike to Cole Figueroa at second.
"I got into a couple of times letting the leadoff runner get
on, but Josh (Adams) was able to make some plays," pitcher
Stephen Locke said. "Getting double plays will get you out of
jams. They're a pitcher's best friend."
"Our bullpen's been doing pretty well all year.
I think we're starting to solidify some of these
roles."
Kevin O'Sullivan
UF baseball coach

Locke threw 5 1/3 innings, struck out three batters and
allowed four hits. The Gators' pitching staff worked as a unit
Tuesday. Locke got into a bases-loaded jam in-the sixth inning,
but Josh Edmondson was able to get UF out of the inning with-
out giving up a run. Edmondson and Tony Davis had the same
problems in the seventh and eighth innings, respectively, but
the Gators allowed just one run, which came in the eighth.
"Our bullpen's been doing pretty well all year," O'Sullivan
said. "I think we're starting to solidify some of these roles."
After UF's embarrassing 11-2 loss to Brown on March 8,
Figueroa said it was time for the players to remember that
"they played for UF."
The Gators haven't lost since, and their confidence appears
to be growing.


isn't too familiar
with SDSU.
"For me, it's
not like I've seen
them a lot, just
because they're
outinCalifornia,"
Donovan said.
Calathes "We have a lot, as
a coaching staff,
to get prepared for and to present to
our guys."
UF will key in on leading scorer
Lorrenzo Wade, a transfer from


Louisville who is averaging nearly
15 points per game. Forward Ryan
Amoroso is another transfer, coming
from Marquette.
"They have a lot of talented indi-
vidual pieces," Donovan said."'
UF's biggest challenge shouldn't
be on the personnel side. Getting
up for a game they never planned
or hoped for should be the Gators'
toughest task.
"It's a huge disappointment,"
Calathes said. "We didn't reach our
goal." ]


Rutledge held out of Pro Day workout after suspension


FOOT, from page 21


by docking in at faster than 4.4 seconds.
Despite not running, Harvey still turned heads at Pro
Day when he crashed into Jaguars defensive line coach
Ted Monachino during a position drill.
Monachino took the hit better than Troy Smith and
stayed on his feet but still said he hoped it doesn't end
up on YouTube.
Other former Gators that worked out included safe-
ties Tony Joiner and Kyle Jackson, center Drew Miller
and offensive tackle Carlton Medder.
But the two big names drew the crowds.
"I think Harvey and Bubba (Caldwell) are the two
guys that everybody seems to be really jacked about,"
UF coach Urban Meyer said.
RUTLEDGE A NO-GO: While his ex-teammates and
friends ran in cleats on the field, Eric Rutledge stood
in flip-flops on the bleachers and continued serving
his punishment.
Rutledge, a former UF fullback, said he was suspend-
ed for his final game as a senior, the Capital One Bowl,


for failing a drug test.
The consequences continued at Pro Day, as Rutledge
was not allowed to work out for NFL scouts and
coaches. Rutledge admitted that he made a mistake and
should pay for it, but still felt slighted.
"People in the same situation have been allowed out
here," he said. "I'm not allowed to. I don't know why.
It's been puzzling me."
Jarvis Moss was allowed to perform at UF's Pro Day
last year after failing a drug test that led
to his suspension for a game against
Western Carolina.
Meyer has never said that Moss failed
Football a drug test, but Moss admitted to it at the
combine. Meyer would not comment on
Rutledge.
Assistant athletics director Steve McClain called
Rutledge's absence an administrative decision. Rutledge,
who is a long shot to be drafted, said he would try to get
in at Central Florida's Pro Day on Thursday.
BACK TO WORK: UF opens its spring schedule with the
first of 14 open practices Wednesday leading up to the
Orange and Blue spring game on April 12.


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become an issue.
The Gators (21-11) are the No. 2
seed in their quarter of the bracket,
which is headlined by Arizona State.
They first face San Diego State (20-
12,9-7 Mountain West Conference).
The Aztecs' schedule was dark-
ened by losses to Air Force, TCU,
Utah and Northern Colorado be-
fore they fell to BYU in the MWC
Tournament. Donovan admitted he







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UF WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

In-state rivalry gains intensity after NCAA selections


By PHIL KEGLER
Alligator Staff Writer
C pkegler@alligator.org

The UF-FSU rivalry just got a
little more heated.
The Seminoles (18-13) received
an NCAA Tournament at-large bid
on Selection Monday.
The Gators, who have an identi-
cal :~cord, better RPI and tougher
schedule, did not.
Many UF players and coaches
thought they would see their name
called after their in-state rival came
up on ESPN's broadcast of the selec-
tion show.


The team had gathered at Coach
Amanda Butler's house after prac-
tice Monday to discover their fate.
"We kind of got shaken up
a bit when we saw Florida," ju-
nior forward Marshae Dotson
said. "Everybody was like, 'Oh,
no, there's a 'St.' at the end."
Butler added: "We saw them, and
we-were like, 'Wow, anything can
happen.'"
Florida State defeated UF 81-78
in Gainesville on Nov. 23, but that
didn't make it any easier.
"I can't believe Florida State -got
in," Dotson said. "They didn't beat
anybody in the field. That's crazy."


Junior guard Sha Brooks wishes
she could play a few games again.
"I think the South Carolina
game," Brooks said. "Towards
the end when
we needed it,
that would've
boosted us into
the tournament.
And a few other
games that we
just let slip out of
Dotson our hands."
Junior guard
Kim Critton said this could be a
learning experience for a team that
has just one senior.


"Everything happens for a
reason," Critton said. "Maybe go-
ing into the (National Invitation
Tournament) is an eye-opener for
us. We won't go where we want to
if we don't do what we need to get
there."
Now the team must move for-
ward and make the most of the post-
season opportunity it did receive.
"It all comes about pride,"
Critton said. "We have to beat who-
ever we step in front of no matter
what the tournament is. It could
be kicking rocks. We have Florida
across our chest we're going to go
in for the win."


Everyone stressed Tuesday that
they do not want to be holding their
breath in a similar fashion when this
time comes around next year.
Dotson noted the example of
Wyoming, who won the WNIT in
2007 and then earned a No. 11 seed
in this year's NCAA Tournament.
"We talked about ... what this
will feel like when we're sitting here
next year," Butler said. "What we
needed to do to create that feeling
- to be sitting, watching the selec-
tion show, wondering what your
seed is going to be and what region
you'll be sent to as opposed to are
you in or not."


Briceno boosts UF in close match against No. 10 Tennessee


* THE SENIOR'S THREE-SET WIN
CLINCHED THE 4-3 VICTORY.

By CHRISTOPHER YAZBEC
Alligator Writer
cyazbec@alligator.org

Nestor Briceno flung his racket into the air,
threw his hat as high as he could and screamed
at the top of his lungs.
That was the senior's reaction after he
kept the No. 18 UF men's tennis team's
Southeastern Conference hopes alive by
inching the dual match against No. 10
Tennessee on Tuesday.
Briceno outlasted his opponent and every
other court in a three-set thriller that broke the


3-3 tie between the Gators (8-4, 3-1 SEC) and
Volunteers (13-2,2-2 SEC).
"I had a big talk in the locker room already.
If it came down to me, then there's no way
I was gonna lose in front of all the guys,"
Briceno said. "It's all about who can talk the
talk and walk the walk."
Up a set and serving at 5-5 in the second,
Briceno lost his serve, and his opponent,
Kaden Hensel, ranked No. 117 nationally, ulti-
mately forced him to a decisive third set.
"It's always a pressure situation," he said.
"I just take my time; try to stall a little bit. You
come to Florida to do this, and I dream to do
this every day."
Briceno and his opponent exchanged three
breaks in a row in the final set, allowing the
senior to serve for the match at 5-3. He saved


three break points in the last game and was fi-
nally able to dose out the match, 7-6, 5-7, 6-3.
"(Senior) Greg (Ouellette) and Nestor, I
have a huge amount of confidence in because
they've been there four years and have been
nothing but tough and really good in that situ-
ation," UF coach Andy Jackson said.
"You come to Florida to do this,
and I dream to do this every day."
Nestor Briceno
UF senior tennis player

The Gators got off to a hot start in doubles,
winning all three courts by scores of 8-4, 8-4
and 8-5. They handed Tennessee just its sec-
ond loss of the season in doubles.


Freshman Tyler Hochwalt continued his
solid play by capturing the first singles court,
6-1, 7-6 to give the Gators a 2-0 lead.
"He won a match that I think he would
have lost six weeks ago," Jackson said. "He
got a little bit flustered at the end of the second
(set) and regained his composure."
Ouellette, No. 3 nationally, defeated J.P.
Smith, ranked No. 17 nationally, 6-4, 6-4. He
increased UF's lead to 3-1. The Volunteers
battled back, however, taking two three-set
matches from freshmen Alex Lacroix and Jeff
Dadamo before Briceno dosed the door.
"My mind's already on the next match
against Ole Miss," Briceno said. "[This win]'s
huge. Now we kind of put the ball in Georgia's
court. But our big challenge is going to be Ole
Miss."


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