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Goats


Local man raises

rare goat breed

By LYNDSEY LEWIS
Alligator Contributing Writer
Just behind the wooden barn on this
rural patch of Gainesville, Myron Johnson
is readying himself to spring a surprise on
his herd of unsuspecting goats.
First, though, a few last-minute prepa-
rations: To lure the animals near, Johnson
sprinkles a few handfuls of feed from a
bright blue bucket. (Better to bring them
dose before they learn what he has in store
for them.)
"C'mon, girls!" he calls out. Dozens
of his black and white goats trot happily
toward him, unaware of what is about to
transgress.
Once Johnson has the animals just where
he wants them, he steps closer with a gar-
gantuan umbrella in hand. Here it comes.
The moment of glory is tantalizingly near.
He moves toward the goats they nev-


er see it coming! and pops the umbrella
open right in front of them.
And just like that, a few of them tumble
to the ground like bowling pins. Once
they're on their backs, they lie with their
legs pointed toward the sky, looking as if
they're dead, hurt or possibly undergoing
some kind of religious experience.
Then, like magic, they're back on their
feet and scattering into the field as if noth-
ing happened.
It's a sight that manages to be charming
and laughable, not to mention impossibly
odd. But for these goats, the aptly named
"fainting goats," it's all simple genetics.
Of course, there's a decent chance you've
never heard of fainting goats let alone
Coyote Creek Ranch, where Johnson raises
his 80 or so goats in southwest Gainesville.
But for a select group of devoted fans, these
curious animals can make for a unique
hobby and even a livelihood.
It's not always easy. The slipping
economy means these are tough times for
agriculture.
Still, for fainting-goat aficionados
around Florida and the rest of the country,
SEE GOATS, PAGE 11


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'Myron Johnson opens an umbrella to scare his fainting goats at his Gainesville ranch on
Saturday. Johnson raises rare goats that faint when they are scared or excited.


Interns starting earlier


By KATE KENNEDY
Alligator Contributing Writer
Many UF freshmen have traded in
wrinkled campus maps and wide eyes
for crisp resumes and interview ap-
pointments in efforts to make it to the
top of the heap come graduation day.
Students are seeking competitive in-
ternships earlier than ever before, even
as soon as their first year on campus,
said Heather White, senior assistant
director for experiential education at
UF's Career Resource Center.
White said some students even
come to her for internship advice
during Preview, finding time between
learning Gators cheers and sitting for


their Gator 1 mug shots.
She cited record participation in
a program developed by the CRC
and the Gainesville Area Chamber of
Commerce called BRIDGE, or Building
Relationships through
Student Internship Development
Life with Gainesville
Employers, as evidence of
the trend.
BRIDGE helps students find intern-
ships at local businesses. More than 300
students are currently competing for
133 placement opportunities, she said.
Early exposure to professional
environments gives students time to
SEE INTERNS, PAGE 10


NATIONAL

Diesel prices rise sharply


By KATIE GALLAGHER
Alligator Writer
kgallagher@alligator.org

As diesel gas prices surpass $4 a-gallon,
independent truck drivers across the coun-
try, united by the Internet and word of
mouth, may choose to take a stand today.
The planned demonstrations aren't offi-
cially organized. While some truck drivers
intend to shut down business completely,
others have encouraged driving at unusu-
ally slow speeds.
The goal' is to lower fuel costs, which
independent drivers pay for out of pocket,
whether by decreasing actual gas prices or
by passing them on to the shipping compa-
nies that employ them.
According to an AAA report, national
diesel averages have risen from $2.83 to


"Everything you get, you get on a
truck everything down to your
hairspray, your toothpaste, your
bottled water."
Meagan Avery
trucking company dispatcher

$4.02 in the past year.
Meagan Avery, a dispatcher for a fam-
ily-owned trucking business in Bryceville,
has been passing out fliers at truck stops
asking drivers not to go faster than 45 mph
between April 1 and 5. The slowdown
could make a big difference, she said.
"Everything you get," Avery said, "you
get on a truck everything down to your

SEE DIESEL, PAGE 10


Guard Walter
Hodge and the UF
men's basketball
team are one win
away from the NIT
Championship
Game. The
Gators will face
Massachusetts
tonight at 7.
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Pride Awareness Month
Kickoff
Reitz Union Colonnade /
North Lawn, 10 a.m. to 2
p.m., today
UF's Pride Student Union
will host a carnival featuring
games and inflatables to kick
off Pride Awareness Month.
'Cocaine Cowboys' Screening
Reitz Union Auditorium, 7:30
p.m., tonight
UF's Sigma Lambda Beta
International Fraternity, Inc.
will host a screening of this
documentary, which details
the influence of money, drugs
and extortion on Miami's
development and how it be-
came the murder capital of
the United States.
Horizons Awareness Day/Joy
Day
Reitz Union Colonnade, 10
a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday
Horizons will host several
activities, including games,
arts and crafts, and dancing,
to highlight the importance of
mental and emotional health
during the last stressful
weeks of the spring. Free food


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ON CAMPUS

Israeli prof. speaks at UF Hillel


By RACHEL ARROYO
Alligator Writer

Prominent Israeli college professor and
sociologist Eva Etzioni-Halevy lectured
to more than 100 students Monday night
on the split between religious and secular
Jews.
UF Hillel brought Etzioni-Halevy in for
Jewish Awareness Month. UF is tied with
the University of Maryland-College Park
for the most Jewish students enrolled at a
public university with about 7,000.
UF is tied for the top spot with the
University of Maryland-College Park for
Jewish enrollment in a public university,
according to 2006 figures from the nation-
al Hillel Web site.
Etzioni-Halevy, a professor at Bar-Ilan
University in Ramat-Gan, Israel, has writ-
ten more than 15 books focusing on reli-
gion in Israel. She called attention to the
fact that Jewish culture is deeply rooted
in religion and, due to the widening split
between the religious and the secular, the
culture is diminishing.
"Besides being a multicultural society,
I claim that Israel is a divided society,"
Etzioni-Halevy said.
The religious side, or the "right" side,
wants Jewish law to manifest itself within
government while the secular side, or the
"left" side, wants a complete separation
between church and state.
"How much division can there be in so-
ciety before the society breaks apart?" she
asked. Religious and secular Jews continue
to move into separate neighborhoods. The
two groups are also sometimes educated
in separate schools and pick spouses with
similar religious backgrounds, she said.
"They never get together until they
meet in the army," Etzioni-Halevy said,
in reference to the mandatory military ser-
vice required of all Israeli citizens.
New generations are growing up in
different social spheres, she added. Also,
the customs associated with the Sabbath
are not as closely followed.


Sabbath, traditionally a day of complete
rest for Jews, has become less observed by
some. For example, most malls are now
open during Sabbath, Etzioni-Halevy said.
Even Jewish history taught in classrooms
has changed, she said.
"The memory of the Holocaust is less
and less important in holding Jewish soci-


ety together," Etzioni-Halevy said.
Jake Miller, a third-year political sci-
ence student, was interested in Etzioni-
Halevy's viewpoint.
"I thought that it was interesting to
get the perspective from someone inside
Israel, who has lived the Israeli experi-
ence," Miller said.


Marianne LIjewsk / Alligator
Israeli professor and author Eva Etzioni-Halevy speaks at the UF Hillel on Monday
evening about the growing split between secular and religious Jews in Israel.


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top 10 rank

UF's College of Pharmacy made it
to the top 10 in this year's ranking of
pharmacy programs nationwide in
U.S. News & World Report.
The program bumped up from
11th to 9th, tied with five other uni-
versities.
William Riffee, dean of the College
of Pharmacy, said the program's high
standing was likely due in part to its
distance education program.
The program has four campuses
across the state in Gainesville,
Orlando, St.
U F Petersburg and
Academics Jacksonville.
Students gradu-
ating from the program seem to do
well, too, Riffee said.
"Our students will normally start
right out of college at about $95,000
to $100,000 a year," he said.
Cracking the top 10 could make
those degrees more valuable.
Riffee said the status brings rec-
ognition not only UF's pharmacy
program, but to the entire univer-
sity.
"I believe that every college that
attains a higher ranking helps the
overall picture of the university na-
tionally," Riffee said.
UF's pharmacy school was tied
for 9th place with Purdue University,
the University of Maryland-
Baltimore, the University of Arizona,
the University of Wisconsin-
Madison and the University of
Illinois-Chicago.
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UF ACADEMICS

UF won't follow FSU's penalizing profs for late grades


By KATIE SANDERS
Alligator Writer
ksanders@alligator.org

A $10 fee penalizing Florida State
University professors for each grade they
turn in past their deadline is not being con-
sidered for UF faculty.
FSU's plan, -described at a Wednesday
meeting by FSU's Interim Registrar Kim
Barber, charges professors. for every grade
that is not turned in by FSU's deadline, ac-
cording to a report from The Chronicle of
Higher Education.
Most of FSU's faculty members now co-
operate with the deadline, the article stated.
The bill is sent to each college's dean, who
can decide to pay it with college budget or
bill the professor.
Barber couldn't be reached for comment.


Janie Fouke, UF provost, wrote in an e-
mail that UF does not penalize professors
who turn in grades late.
She wrote that UF's faculty are aware of
the problems students could face if grades
are not available on time, such as missed
deadlines for scholarships or financial aid,
and most professors take that responsibility
seriously.
Mary Ann Hagler, UF assistant registrar,
said UF does not have a widespread problem
with professors turning in grades late, but a
few tardy turn-ins are dealt with.
"It just seems to me that you're dealing
with professionals," Hagler said. "Professors
are professional they ought to be able to
get these things done."
Instead of being entered into Grade-A-
Gator, an electronic system UF professors
have used since spring 2000 to submit final


grades to the Office of the Registrar, late
grades require paper forms that have to be
completed by hand, Hagler said.
"Professors are under enormous
amount of pressure to turn in
those grades on time. You kind
of assume that they're grading in
,good faith."
Anastasia Ulanowicz
UF assistant English professor


UF's grades are always due the first
Monday at noon following final exams and
graduation ceremonies, Hagler said.
For some professors who have hundreds
of 10-plus page papers to grade before the


clock strikes noon on "Grades Monday," the
deadline could present a challenge to grade
each assignment fairly.
Anastasia Ulanowicz, a UF assistant
English professor, said she has not had
a problem with turning in grades by the
deadline. But Ulanowicz admitted that it's
difficult to read each student's paper with the
amount of justice it deserves.
"Professors are under enormous amount
of pressure to turn in those grades on time,"
she said. "You kind of assume that they're
grading in good faith."
She said she would be against a penalty for
professors who don't make UF's deadline.
"If ultimately the purpose of grades is
to assess student work with- the ultimate
amount of fairness, then that should be the
No. 1 priority over deadlines or bureaucrat
concerns," Ulanowicz said.


Spring's high pollen levels rough on allergy sufferers


* OAK TREES PROVIDING
MOST OF CITY'S POLLEN.

By NGOZI CHUKU
Alligator Contributing Writer

Since she returned from her
Spring Break in Sarasota, Laura
Longobardi has not breathed easy.
Longobardi, a UF zoology stu-
dent, said her nose runs when she
wakes up, when she's in her classes
and when she's asleep. Getting a


good night's rest has been hard
lately, she said.
She hasn't visited a doctor, but
she said she knows exactly what's
to blame because it's all over her car
- pollen.
Gainesville has experienced
high pollen levels for the entire
month, causing allergy flare-ups
for many residents, according to the
Weather Channel. Allergy sufferers
can expect better conditions toward
the end of April.
Oak trees provide most of the


city's pollen during the spring
months, and right now is a typical
time for oak pollination, said Dr.
Phillip Barkley, medical director of
the UF Student Health Care Center.
Public For people who
Health don't normally suffer
from allergies it can
be hard to distinguish
between allergy symptoms and the
common cold, Barkley said.
"I'm not a person who is allergic
to anything," Longobardi said. But
the pollen has been irritating.


Coughing, sneezing, a runny
nose, and an itchy throat, nose and
eyes are all typical allergy symp-
toms, said Dr. Belen Tan, an aller-
gist for the North Florida Regional
Medical Center.
If you've experienced symptoms
for weeks, it's probably allergies,
Tan said.
In past weeks, many of her
patients have complained of itchy
eyes, she said.
Barkley said he recommends
non-sedating anti-histamine drugs


and nasal washes for those suffer-
ing from allergies.
Keeping windows closed and
changing the air conditioner filters
can also help relieve symptoms,
he said.
Longobardi, however, said she
doesn't run her air conditioner.
Instead, she opens her windows to
conserve energy.
She said she knows doing so
may contribute to her symptoms.
"It's frustrating," she said as she
sniffled. "My nose hurts."


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Bill would bring 4-year programs to 2-year campuses


* SFCC WOULDN'T ADD BACHE-
LOR'S PROGRAMS RIGHT AWAY.

By DEBORAH SWERDLOW
Alligator Writer
dswerdlow@alligator.org

Florida's community colleges could
begin offering bachelor's degrees under
a new proposal with strong legislative
support. The proposal would also create
a Florida College System to oversee the
community colleges, both two-year and
four-year institutions.
The bill was passed unanimously by the
Senate's Committee on Higher Education,
and a similar draft is circulating in the
House. All bills must be passed by the
House and Senate and signed into law by
Gov. Charlie Crist.
The Council of Presidents, made up of
Florida community college presidents, ex-


pressed unanimous support for the bill at
its Thursday meeting.
SFCC President Jackson Sasser, who is
also chairman of the council, said SFCC
probably wouldn't offer bachelor's de-
grees at least not in the near future
- to prevent damaging its relationship
with UF.
"We're not competing with UF. They're
the best partner we have," Sasser said.
"But in the future if there are degrees
that UF would choose not to offer, and it's
needed by our district and by the state,
then we would look at that."
He said the council supports the mea-
sure because the state needs more bache-
lor's degrees.
Some of Florida's community colleges,
including St. Petersburg College and
Indian River Community College, already
offer bachelor's degrees.
Although the bill could make it through


this year's legislative session, Sasser said
community colleges probably wouldn't
change their offerings until the budget
situation is more clear.
The Florida Legislature is currently
struggling with state revenue shortfalls,
leading to budget cuts felt at all state
schools.
"If the funds aren't there,
State it can't be implemented this
News year," he said. "Everybody
knows that."
It's also unclear who will
supervise the Florida College System, if
created, he said.
Community colleges are currently
overseen by the State Board of Education.
A joint resolution recently passed by
the Senate would reduce the size of the
Florida Board of Governors, which gov-
erns the State University System, from 17
to eight members.


The resolution must be approved by the
House and 60 percent of voters before it is
implemented.
Sasser said the Florida College System
would probably be supervised by a
board similar to the Board of Governors.
Otherwise, it would continue to be over-
seen by the State Board of Education, he
said.
Bill Edmonds, Board of Governors'
spokesman, said the board supports the
idea of creating more bachelor's-degree-
granting institutions. But Edmonds said
the board is concerned about adequate
funding for higher education, especially if
community colleges start offering degrees
already available at four-year universities.
"That would be our, really, only con-
cern: that everybody is funded adequately
so that both the universities can get their
job done and the new community colleges
can do theirs as well," he said.


ON CAMPUS

Krishna Lunch price increase hasn't deterred customers


By ILEANA MORALES
Alligator Writer
imorales@alligator.org

Despite the $1 increase for
Krishna Lunch this semester, the
Hare Krishnas have seen more
customers than ever before.
About 100 more people
a day visit the Plaza of the
Americas for lunch service put
on by Gainesville's group of
Hare Krishnas, a religious sect
based on Hindu scriptures, said
Kalakantha Das, Krishna temple
president.
Das said that's in addition to
the 500 to 1,000 people the non-
profit organization fed each day
before the price increase.
"We have a blast doing this
every day, and people pick up on
that," Das said.
The price for Krishna Lunch
increased to $4 this semester
after 747 customers who were
surveyed in November stated it
would be the best way to deal
with increasing costs of materi-
als, fuel and food.
Das said only one student has
complained about the increase.
The higher price has helped
the group continue breaking
even on costs and keep its second
serving line to increase efficiency,
which required more servers, Das
said.


He said the organization also
upgraded to biodegradable uten-
sils with forks made of potato
starch and plates and cups made
of sugar cane byproduct, he'said.
Kimball Hobbs, a UF po-
litical science senior who opts
for Krishna Lunch about twice a
week, said sustainability was a
main reason why she's OK with
the price increase.

"We have a blast doing this
every day, and people pick
up on that."
Kalakantha Das
Krishna temple president


SThe increase was "bound to
happen" and hasn't been enough
to steer her away from buying the
vegetarian lunch, Hobbs said.
Maria Carter, a UF alumna
who graduated in 2004, said she
voted to keep the price at $3 and
charge extra for second servings
instead.
But she said it's still an appro-
priate increase.
"People who complain about
it should just eat garbage if they
don't want to pay for good food,"
Carter said.
With two serving lines and
more servers, she said she also
spends about 10 minutes less


waiting in line each time.
"People I know that eat it ev-
ery day continue to eat it every
day," Carter said.
Das said this was the first
price increase since about five


years ago when the organization
established a minimum $3 dona-
tion to continue the program.
Contributions averaged to
about 50 cents a plate before the
suggested donation amount, he
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added.
But he said they never turn
anyone away, even if they don't
have $4.
"We want everyone to go
home fed," Das said.


Harrison Diamond / Alligator Staff
Krishna Lunch patrons line up to be served on the Plaza of the Americas on Thursday afternoon.


Man arrested for crack possession after he evades Taser


Taser couldn't penetrate man's sweatshirt


By WILL AFFORD
Alligator Writer
wpafford@alligator.org

A Gainesville man was arrested
Saturday for possession of crack cocaine
with the intent to sell after he was Tasered
and wrestled to the ground by police.
Anthony Leon Flowers, 40, was ap-


preached by Gainesville Police officer
Shawn T. Barnes after someone called
police and said Flowers was selling crack
near Southeast Fifth Avenue.
Flowers consented to a search, but when
Barnes felt a pill bottle in Flowers' pocket,
Flowers shoved the officer off and began
running, according to his arrest report.


Barnes immediately Tasered Flowers,
but he was wearing a
sweatshirt, and the Taser
prongs didn't attach like
they were supposed to,
said GPD spokeswoman
S.Summer Hallett.
Barnes caught Flowers
after a three-block chase,
Flowers and Flowers threw a pill
bottle into some bushes before Barnes


wrestled him to the ground, according to
the report.
After additional officers arrived,
Flowers was eventually handcuffed, the
report stated.
Police found between 10 and 12 rocks of
crack cocaine in the bottle he had thrown.
Hallet said that although a person with
a rock or two might have the drug just for
personal use, she said that "when you have
12 you're looking to make some cash."





6, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2008


Dueling Degrees

'State colleges' wouldn't

help Florida's universities
As the greater need for access to higher education be-
comes more apparent, some lawmakers have come up
with a seemingly straightforward solution.
A bill floating around the House that proposes turning
some of Florida's 28 community colleges into "state colleges"
would help offer students the chance to obtain four-year
bachelor's degrees in high-demand industries like nursing
and teaching.
It would seek to alleviate some of the burden on state uni-
versities who are now feeling the pressure to cut enrollment
due to the bleak budget outlook.
We have to admit this plan sounds enticing, but for more
than a few reasons, this may not be the solution to the higher
education debacle Florida now faces in the immediate future.
The first issue is that the plan would also create an over-
sight board for community colleges.
Taking away the local control over these colleges would
be doing them a great disservice, removing the very reason
why these colleges were created: to serve their respective com-
munities.
And did they really already forget the fact that the Senate
is pushing through with a dramatic overhaul in the way
Florida's state universities are governed in the very same bill?
This suggestion to revamp the community college system
is risking the development of yet another costly bureaucracy
that will harm an already functioning institution.
Students choose to go to community college for a myriad
of reasons that include both cost and convenience, but also a
chance to determine what they really want to do, or to learn a
useful trade that will enable them to succeed in the local work
force upon graduation.
Others complete an associate's degree and move on to
determine which state school would be the best fit for their in-
terests. If this current community college system is not broken,
we shouldn't be fixing it.
By transforming the state's valuable community colleges
into second-tier, bachelor-degree granting institutions just to
take the heat off the state universities, it seems like the state
would be doing more harm than good and, in a sense, be creat-
ing a host of new problems.
By assuming that community colleges would be able to
provide the quality of education needed to grant a meaning-
ful bachelor's degree in just a few short years, the legislators
are grossly overestimating what it takes to provide a valuable
degree experience.
It comes down to a question of quality over quantity, not
simply the opportunity. Can House leaders really ensure that
all Florida students have a chance to earn a valued degree by
just offering more of them at the community college level?
We don't think so.
And we would venture to guess that scores of parents who
have prepaid for their child's Florida college education would
be less than thrilled at the state suggesting they enroll them
at a recently created degree program and try to pass it off as a
state university education.
While we recognize the harsh reality of providing higher
education to all of Florida's students amid a state budget crisis
that reduced state university budgets by mote than $100 mil-
lion this year alone, creating an entirely new system with the
knowledge of such budget constraints makes little'financial
sense.
And though existing state universities will be forced to cut
enrollment by thousands of seats in the next few years, the
very cause of the problem is the tight budget, not the need for
another system.


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Diversity, obscure classes offer value


baout 30 years ago, the Sabine tribe of Mount Elgon
in Uganda was approached by the country's gov-
ernment. They were asking if the Sabine could
move outside of the new boundaries of the national park.
It was a little surprising, as the Ugandan officials were
the first human beings they had ever seen other than
themselves. The tribe had been isolated so long they lit-
erally thought they were the only people on the planet.
You shouldn't be surprised. Pretty much the same
thing happens every four years at the University of
Florida.
I mention it because it is a prime example of what I
will call the Cosmopolitan-Provincial jolt. We experience
it in a different way, and it goes like this:
When you came to UF, unless you're from New York
City, you came from one particular place to a culture that
was really no particular place. That's because one of the
main points of any university is not just to teach you, but
to "round you out." In a nutshell, the goal is to turn you
into a cosmopolitan person a person of the whole cos-
mos, literally not restricted to any one country.
It's not a bad goal, because we humans like it. Hence,
Cosmopolitan magazine and one of the most cliched
scenes in any romantic work of fiction: the wide-eyed girl
listening eagerly to the exotic guy who knows all about
Australian aborigines and Italian wine.
So we learn to think both broadly and deeply.
Whatever your major, you get used to Hare Krishnas
and alliances of all kinds. Then you graduate, and you
learn that no matter how much you've learned about
the whole world, you have to,live and make a living
- in just one place, a single province with its own small
provincial concerns. And it probably doesn't give a rip
about epistemology, computer-script elegance or wildlife
issues.
This is a jolt whither the romantic wide-eyed fawn-
ers?


Some take this to mean that
much of what we learn here is
pointless. While some is my
family once knew an education
theorist at a university who de-
clared that her ideas had no bear-
ing on reality I think far more is
Gerald Liles relevant than we students think.
letters@alligator.org Every single class you take
proves that at least one person
finds the subject important
enough to devote his or her life to teaching it. And as any
climatologist or Arabic linguist can tell you, there's just
no way to know when a field will become of the utmost
importance.
What's my point?
I challenge UF professors to think of creative ways to
help your students see what makes your subject impor-
tant.
And students, respect and appreciate what these few
years mean. Most people in the world never have the
luxury of taking the classes you melodramatically whine
about and sometimes sleep through.
And to both students and professors, realize that oth-
er than a few dozen cities in the world, few places are as
diverse as the university. You should not be shocked, in-
dignant or snobbish at this. Transitioning between a buf-
fet of cultures and just one entree is a jolt, but wherever
life takes you, savor the meal. The Sabine tribe is learning
a great deal everyday, but they can teach some as well.
When you leave academia and head out into the "real
world," do not forsake what you learned just because it's
not riveting at a cocktail party. Certainly don't forsake it
now.
Gerald Liles is a history and religion senior. His column
appears on Tuesdays.


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


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Letters to the E :' i!,t,
Accurate facts are available
I am writing in response to
Friday's letter submitted by Mr.
Jianlin Li regarding the Chinese
occupation of Tibet. It is a
shame to see individuals, such
as Mr. Li, not taking advantage
of the opportunity to access and
review uncensored news and
historical publications.
In Mr. Li's response to the
previous Monday's guest
column reviewing the current
situation in Tibet, he related
the Chinese government's cur-
rent propaganda expounding
their supposed legitimate claim
to Tibet and how the Tibetan
people have benefited from
their control. Unfortunately for
Mr. Li, the "approved facts"
he related were untrue and se-
verely biased.
If he spent some time in
Library West, Mr. Li would
discover quite a few things.
First, Tibet has been considered
a sovereign country for much of
its history in addition to being


a part of the Mongol Empire
and China during the few
years it was occupied by past
Khans and Chinese warlords.
Secondly, the position of the
Dalai Lama as political leader
of Tibet was first established by
Altan Khan in 1578, not by the
Chinese in the 17th century.
The current Dalai Lama
and religious leaders of Tibet
also had very good cause to
fear the communist takeover
as the communists carried out
a policy to eliminate them and
the practice of Buddhism in
Tibet by destroying more than
6,000 monasteries and killing
thousands of monks and nuns.
The current Tibetan natives
are not allowed to take advan-
tage of all of the "wonderful im-
provements" that the Chinese
government has brought to the
country, so those that are still
alive by and large do not con-
sider these things of benefit.
Gregory Jones
UF alumnus


Guest.

Homeless crimes relevant to debate


hey say "ignorance is bliss," but I had no idea it
was the Alligator's editorial policy In criticizing
my records request for criminal activity involv-
ing the homeless in the March 26 editorial, the editors
suggest citizens are better served by the absence of in-
formation. I know the Alligator's readership consists
primarily of young men and women with high cogni-
tive abilities who are sharpening their reasoning skills
through rigorous course work. Alligator editorials, by
contrast, serve as intellectual "Spring Break."
Nonetheless, I cannot let this teachable moment
pass. Some questions: Do citizens have a right to
know how government decisions might impact them?
Do they have a right to access public records relevant
to those questions? Lastly, if citizens ask their repre-
sentative to get this information, should the elected
official honor their request?'
While the Alligator's answers are evidently no, no
and no, I'm confident most people would respond af-
firmatively. The Alligator's motto -"We Inform, You
Decide" wasn't satisfied in your editorial, so with
due respect, I'll handle it from here.
At issue is the placement of a one-stop homeless
center. The original selection criterion was restricted
to locations alongside transit routes. Now there is a
dedicated van service, so the range of potential sites
has expanded. Were your readers informed of this de-
velopment? And does it still make sense to place the
center in a thriving business park adjacent to a stable
family neighborhood?


Ed Braddy Saying no to this site doesn't
Speaking Out mean denying homeless ser-
vices. Do your readers know
the center aims to consolidate
existing services? The only "new" addition is case
management and, while helpful, we know that home-
lessness is not caused by a lack of case managers.
The pattern of crime, however, is relevant to the
discussion. The center's goal is to concentrate the
homeless population into one place. Nearby residents
have a right to know what might happen in their area
based on what has recently happened in other areas.
With specific information, we can distinguish be-
tween violent and non-violent activity, and behavior
triggered by addiction and that of a more predatory
nature. In the absence of information, we can only
make assumptions. To assume the entire homeless
population consists of merely hapless victims is ir-
responsible. Our community will help those in need
when we're confident those who would harm us are
not among them. Just as we live in a post-Sept. 11 era.
nationally, we live in a post-Danny Rolling era locally.
I believe good decisions are made by utilizing rel-
evant information, applying sound principles ("First,
do no harm") and weighing costs and benefits. By
parroting the rhetoric of homeless advocates who
have misinformed the public, the Alligator demon-
strates this approach and shows a lack of journalistic
independence.
Ed Braddy is a Gainesville city commissioner.


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County health department promotes STD awareness


* NATIONAL STD AWARENESS
MONTH STARTS TODAY.

By JENNIFER MACOUREK
Alligator Contributing Writer

Starting today, the Alachua
County Health Department
will kick off National Sexually
Transmitted Disease Awareness
Month with a number of aware-
ness-raising activities.
Activities will include presen-
tations to the Alachua Regional
Juvenile Detention Center and
several UF student organizations,


as well as condom distribution at
local Gainesville nightclubs, said
Natalie Mullings, a disease inter-
vention specialist and coordina-
tor of STD awareness month at
the health department.
Mullings said she hopes to
prevent the spread of STDs by
educating the community about
the issue.
But prevention may prove dif-
ficult.
The recent release of a study
conducted by the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention
that estimates one in four teen-
age girls in the U.S. has at least


one STD.
Mullings said she is not sur-
prised by the CDC's findings, es-
pecially since Alachua County's
rate of chlamydia is about twice
that of the rest of the
Public state.
Health "I don't know if it's
a lack of education or
a feeling of invincibil-
ity, but youths just aren't wearing
condoms," Mullings said.
The high incidence of
chlamydia -in the county will
be the focus of the month-
long activities, she said.
In a Florida Reportable Diseases


Report published last fall, the
health department reported 1,077
cases of chlamydia in Alachua be-
tween January and August 2007.
Ana Acosta, a fellow disease in-
tervention specialist, attributes
the large number of chlamydia
cases to its lack of symptoms.
"It's curable, but most people
don't know they have it and end
up passing it to others," Acosta
said.
The health department will
offer on-site STD screenings
at several locations including
the St. Francis House home-
less shelter and the Ronald


McDonald House, Mullings said.
Acosta and Mullings organized
the presentations and activities
for the month, which will begin
with putting posters that feature
STD statistics on Gainesville
Regional Transit System buses.
The month will close with
an STD Awareness Fair in
the Gainesville Downtown
Community Plaza on May 3.
Mullings hopes the numbers
will be enough to motivate peo-
ple to get tested.
"The rates are alarming," she
said.
"It's scary."


Hanging Out
Rachel Rubin, a UF freshman, climbs the Bear Mountain Picnic route in
Foster Falls, Tenn., on Saturday as part of a trip sponsored UF's Travel and
Recreation Program. Participants climbed for three days last weekend.






10, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2008

Early job exposure allows students to make better career, education choices


INTERNS, from page 1


change career paths based on experience, she
said. It can also solidify career choices and pro-
vide skills that enhance classroom instruction.
White said employers are just as eager to
meet freshman applicants.
"Ifs important from the employer's per-
spective to get that pipeline going," she said.
"It helps, hopefully, to develop students into
full-time hires."
Secretarial work was not what Karin Dillie,
a UF sophomore, had in mind the summer af-
ter her freshman year when she took an intem-


ship with the cultural affairs department in
Clearwater. But she said she quickly realized it
was an opportunity to make connections.
She said a high school mentor encouraged
her to get an internship "every single sum-
mer" of college.
"If anything, it makes you realize what
you don't want to do," she said, which in her
case is anything related to city government,
she added. On the flip side, after using art-his-
tory skills in the workplace, Dillie decided to
minor in it. She found out about the internship
because the office's director had participated
in a program at Dillie's high school.
"It kind of stinks if you don't know any-


one," she said. "Everyone that I know who
has gotten an internship as a freshman has
gotten it like that."
"If anything, it makes you realize
what you don't want to do."
Karin Dillie
UF sophomore

But some less specialized internship pro-
grams look more for personality qualities than
connections or completed coursework.
"What we look for are college students
who are ambitious and driven," said


Kimberly Copley, internship coordinator for
the Executive Office of the Governor.
Anyone enrolled in a post-secondary insti-
tution is eligible to apply for an internship at
Florida's Capitol, Copley said, though prefer-
ence is usually given to people with previous
leadership experience.
She echoed the benefits of being exposed to
a work environment at a young age, but she
said the application process alone is just as
important. Gathering letters of recommenda-
tion, writing a resume and interviewing are all
important skills.
"I think it's a really smart thing to get com-
fortable with," Copley said.


Truck drivers plan to hold informal protest of rising diesel gasoline prices today


DIESEL, from page 1


hairspray, your toothpaste, your
bottled water."
In the past two years, Avery
said, the rising prices have forced
her family to sell 10 of their 12
trucks.
"Maybe everyone will wake
up and knock some off the fuel
price," she said.
While the demonstrations
are unlikely to lower actual gas
prices, they could succeed in
convincing ship-
National ping companies
News to pick up costs,
said Randy Bly, a
spokesman for AAA Auto Club
South. Those companies would
probably pass them on to con-
sumers, Bly said, meaning higher
prices on everything shipped by
trucks from delivery services
to groceries.
Diesel is a more efficient fuel
than unleaded gasoline, Bly
said. In the United States, it's
used mostly for heavy vehicles
like trucks, trains, airplanes and
cruise ships. But increasing diesel
demand in other countries has
driven up the cost worldwide.
In addition, he said, crude
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Tommy Woods, of Alvarez
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Goats have fallen upon fame through YouTube, television appearances

GOATS, from page 1


there's no better animal to raise. One visit to
Coyote Creek Ranch is all it takes to become
a believer.
Mysterious Beginnings
The first thing to know about fainting goats
is that they don't really faint at all, so brush
away that misconception.
In fact, the hereditary condition that causes
them to fall so easily, known as myotonia con-
genita, only affects their muscles. When the
goats are startled, they often stiffen and topple
over, although the fall isn't painful.
In spite of their quirks (or perhaps because
of them), fainting goats aren't quite as popular
as, say, the more regal Boer goats. Nonetheless,
they boast a loyal fan base.
The most recent figures available indi-
cate there are about 300 breeders registered
in 36 states and Canada, according to the
International Fainting Goat Association, one
of the oldest registries for the animals.
The goats themselves are said to have origi-
nated in Marshall County, Tenn., but much of
their past is shrouded in mystery.
What's known is this: In the 1800s, a farm
worker came to Marshall County with three
does and a buck all of which fainted. He
never revealed the secret of his animals, but
he eventually sold them to a man named H.H.
Mayberry, who bred them and gave rise to the
modern goats.
Johnson has been raising his own line for
11 years. He first learned about the breed
through a bulletin board post, which adver-
tised a rare goat type that somehow wasn't
prone to jumping or climbing.
It sounded appealing enough. Johnson had
always known goats as the sort of animals
that might end up climbing on the hood of
someone's new car.
Not these goats. And if any do misbehave,
well, they're not exactly hard to catch.
Now Johnson spends his days with his
Great Pyrenees dogs, Sasha and Patty, who
help him herd as he tends to all things goat-
related. The goats can be sold for around $400
each, so they need to be in tip-top shape.
"They're just like people," Johnson says.
"They come down with colds and things like
that."
Keeping his herd healthy has paid off,
and Johnson has established himself as one
of the most prolific fainting-goat breeders in
the state. The 10 or so acres where his animals
roam have become the home of a dynasty.
By now, Johnson says, he's sold more than


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A fainting goat sign at Myron Johnson's Gainesville ranch is seen Saturday as several of his animals stand in their pen in the back-


ground.
1,000 goats.
Life as a Goat
Some will live and others will die. That's
just the way it is, really, because not everyone
who buys a fainting goat wants it for the same
reasons.
A few are whisked off to live their lives as
pets a fairy tale ending for a fainting goat.
For others, a different destiny awaits.
These creatures are meat goats by nature,
and some will inevitably end up slaughtered.
Never tried goat meat before? You prob-
ably won't find it sitting next to chicken cutlets
at the supermarket.
The demand for goat meat tends to be
concentrated in cities, says Angela McKenzie-
Jakes, an extension animal science specialist
for Florida A&M University.
In cities like Gainesville, finding customers
can be challenging. Herders tend to develop
their own "marketing niche" to keep business


Andrew Stanfill / Alligator Staff
Goats lie on the ground after a fainting episode at Myron Johnson's Gainesville ranch
Saturday.


strong, McKenzie-Jakes says.
Of course, not everyone wit]
for fainting goats has meat in mi
Jody Workman, a vice press
International Fainting Goat Asso
goats at a farm called Way To Me
Neb.
"When I found out there was
as a fainting goat," she says,
would die laughing."
She began raising a herd in 20
years later the goats are still fine
amuse her.
When a male tries to mount
for breeding, hell sometimes
excited that he'll actually stiffen
and fall off.
"Sometimes it'll take
two or three tries before
they get the job done,"
Workman says.
She's come to adore her
animals and has even bestowed
them with names. A goat with h
a black circle around one eye is c
"Dot the Eye." Get it?
But even Workman struggles
trying to explain the goats' appeal
"It's like how people sometin
bellied pig," she says.
If it were a fainting pig, maybe
'People Fall In Love With
As cute as they are, fainting
come expensive. Like any other
must be fed, they must receive sh
land must be properly maintain
For people like Johnson, whos
his livelihood, a slumping econon
extra strains.
Sometimes he worries he'll
another job, because selling his g
as profitable as it used to be.
Thanks to Florida's recent droi
the cost of hay has skyrocketed.
he could buy a huge bale for aboi
These days, he's usually pa
$200 for the same amount. M.
gas prices creep up, fewer buyei
to travel to Coyote Creek Ranc
purchase.
Workman faces the same


Nebraska.
h a penchant In 2005 and 2006, she sold her baby goats
id. almost instantly. Last year, she only sold two.
;ident at the And lately, she's noticed more people are cut-
iation, raises ting their herds to push down costs.
near Lincoln, But in spite of the financial burdens, there's
something about these goats that just won't let
such a thing people go.
"I thought I Take David Kotait, for example. He's a high
school teacher who also raises goats in Bell,
K00, and eight about 45 miles northwest of Gainesville.
ding ways to His goats are "like human beings," he
says. "They talk to you they commu-
a female nicate."
get so When they're sick or depressed,
up he says, the goats begin to cry.
And not just through a faint
"Whenlfoundouttherewas whimper, the way a dog
such athinj as a faintin goat might cry.
I houohtIwould He swears that ac-
di 1a hlwold tual tears stream from
die lauhing." the goats' eyes.
JodyWorkman "I've never seen anything
ias like that before," he says.
called The animals have also found
fans online, of all places. A quick
a bit when YouTube search for the term "fainting
l as pets. goats" yields about 200 results.
nes get a pot- There's even a clip of Johnson's goats,
which has been viewed more than 2 million
e. times.
Heck, his animals are practically superstars
h Them' by now. Over the years, they've even made ap-
goats can be- pearances on Animal Planet and Univision.
animal, they But is it insulting for a goat owner? To raise
ots, and their creatures that are acclaimed for something so
d. strange, so absurd?
e animals are Not particularly. And although times are
ny has added difficult for agriculture, Johnson isn't counting
on quitting his line of work.
have to find After all, there's something special about
oats just isn't his fainting goats.
By now, all of them are back on their feet,
ought, he says, but they still seem wary of Johnson and the
;ix years ago, umbrella.
ut $85. Most have wandered off, but a little one is
ying around gobbling away at the feed spilt on the ground.
meanwhile, as Johnson stares out into the field as his goats
s are willing bah at each other.
h to make a "See, that's the problem," he says. "People
fall in love with them when they start raising
problem in them."






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One of the
most inspiring
stories I have
heard in a long
time relates to the
prcelesc. a[lueo of
education and
how this can af-
fect alumni, the
t ucn trhey, feel Glen F. Hoffsis
fir their alma
mater and other, hnsc li-es they
touch
Thi, story is at the heart if rthe
lhrge. gri trhe College of Veterinary
Medicine hna ever received- some
$6 million, x lich was received by the
college iu-t bei:ore the end of DCcieTm-
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endow meant. Lndow menr~ uch as
rhis are cri.cal in this time ot decrejs-
ing stare bLldgerary support and wll
posiriun us to better attract and retain
rtp faj:cln. It i ill also help us ser\e
an irea ot criicil need food .upply
'.ccrlinir nimeduicine.
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rvo hlrd-working cartle ranchers from
near Lake Okeechobee Harrier %WcekN
and her daughrcr. Robin. both retired
school teachers. srruetgld rij mi.kc a
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tributed much otf heir 'ucc.s r*. their
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1')84 graduate i.o our college. Through
the ,iear. Dr. McNuln' pio, 'dcd health
and production management scr1 ices
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iral t)o Sii'.umining rhcir -ntcrpri c.
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rcrtfcccd on ic he cjrrie to. monre Fuiv'
appreciate [hL trurh ot -h i 'taiitinc
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Dr. McNulty thi dit h ...un J r., lei e
her estate to the CollI cge .,t 'c Lc ri n i n
Medicine to further the institution
that had served him so well. The rest is
history.
It's important to remember the
theme behind this story and the
resultant gift: Education really is the
winning lottery ticket.
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New emergency test planned for April 18


The University of Florida will conduct
a test of its emergency communications
system on April 18 to ensure that all com-
ponents are operating smoothly.
The University of Florida Police Depart-
ment and the Office of Environmental
Health and Safety will work with other cam-
pus entities to test a three-pronged system
that utilizes text messaging, e-mail alerts and
an automated telephone notification system.
This is the first time for all three systems to
be tested simultaneously.
"No one system can reach everybody,
but by using these three systems we'll be
able to contact a larger proportion of the
university community in order to provide
information and ensure campus safety,"
said University Police Department Lt.
Mitch Welsh.
The text messaging system, supported
by Mobile Campus, was tested on Jan. 15.
There was an 86 percent success rate of
messages delivered within 50 minutes to
the 41,383 registered phones. Since Jan.
15, the university and Mobile Campus
have worked to increase delivery rate and
speed, while also recognizing that addi-
tional methods of communication are vital
to reaching every member of the university
community.
"I believe that the University of Florida
thinks of this the right way-texting isn't
the end-all-be-all, but it is a great method
of communication that should be part of a
multi-pronged strategy for a campus emer-
gency," said David Liniado, chief executive
officer of Mobile Campus.
In addition to the text message, the
communications test will include a mass e-
mail to all UF e-mail addresses. The e-mail
will give details of the emergency, and the
precautions necessary to ensure safety.
"Our hope is to see how quickly an
emergency e-mail can be issued, while
determining its effectiveness," said Welsh.
The third part of the test is an auto-
mated telephone notification system for
specific campus areas that may be affected


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by a crisis. The message will be broadcast
through each phone in the designated
building, detailing the proper emergency
procedures. The third notification method
to be tested is university hopes to eventual-
ly incorporate campus resident cell phones,
due to a lack of residence hall phones.
Similar tests will be conducted about
once a semester to maintain and strengthen
current communication systems, said Marc
Hoit, interim chief information officer
with the Office of the Provost.
"Each test is going to increasingly
replicate an emergency, to make sure we're
prepared for every situation," he said.
To help refine and improve the system,
anyone who does not receive a text or
an e-mail on April 18 should report the
discrepancy at http://www.it.ufl.edu/
emergency-test/. The buildings selected
for the automated telephone notification
test will be chosen at a later date.
By Kimberly Cruts


A student reviews his text messages
between classes.


Madeleine Albright visits UF campus

Former Secretary of State Madeleinc .Mbright recently spoke at the University of
Florida about the five big issues she feels are going to impact the next president of the
United States, as well as her experience as a United.Nations ambassador and secretary
of state.
Albright spoke for an hour on March 26 to approximately 200 people in the Pugh
Hall Ocora about the issues she raises in her most recent book, "Memo to the President
Elect: How We Can Restore America's Reputation and Lcidcrdliip." The book utilizes
her extensive knowledge and experience in politics to highlight national and interna-
tional concerns that the next prisidcnt i. ill h.1' e to address.
"I think this is going to be the most difficult presidency that any of us has ever
seen," she told the audience.
In her book and speech, Albright suggested that the next president should put
rogeirh r a diverse team that will help him or her battle terrorism, control nuclear weap-
ons, restore the g:od name of democracy, mitigate the negative effects ofglobalization,
and ifffct chance in regards to global warming and energy policy.
For more dcr.lil about Albright's speech, please go to the expanded story in the
online version of Inside UF at http://insideuf.ufl.edul. The online newsletter also may
be accessed by clicking on the blue "InsideUF" on UF's homepage, www.ufl.edu.
By Kimberly Cruts


April 2
Goerings Bookstore presents "The Avenue
Coffee House: UF Professors and Their New
Books." Goerings Bookstore, 8 p.m. Free and
open to the public. Call 352-372-3975 for more
information.

April!
UFPA presents "Diavolo."
Phillips Center, 7:30 p.m.
Reserved seating $20-$30.
Open to thelpublic. Visit
the Phillips Center Box
Office or call 352-392-2787
for tickets.


Ajlil 4
Department of Philosophy presents "Evolu-
tion of Morality Speaker Series." Griffin-Floyd
Hall, 4 p.m. Free and open to the public. Call
352-392-2083 ext. 311 for more information.

Aplil 5
The Ham Museum of Art presents "Mind-
Sight." Ham Museum of Art, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Free and open to the public. Call 352-392-9826
for more information.


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Research proves snuff is still very dangerous stuff


High school- and college-age
smokers who look to smokeless
tobacco as a steppingstone to
quitting are in for a rude awak-
ening-this "lesser of two evils"
will still cause cancer and other
significant health risks.
Dr. Scott Tomar, department
chairman and professor of com-
munity dentistry at the Univer-
sity of Florida's College of Dentistry, and
University of Missouri researcher Dorothy
K. Hatsukami published a study in the
November issue of Nicotine & Tobacco
Research that outlined the hazards facing
young smokers who are presented with the
alternative of smokeless tobacco products.
"Even among pack-a-day smokers in
high school, the perception was that smok-
ing was riskier than smokeless tobacco,"
said Tomar in a UF podcast interview.
Tomar explains that while smoking does
result in higher instances of cancer, there is
no research supporting the idea that some-
one who switches to smokeless tobacco re-



Professor recognized with
Mooney Award
Ken Sassaman, associate professor of an-
thropology, has been awarded the Mooney
Award from the Southern Anthropological
Society for his book "People of the Shoals:
Stallings Culture of the Savannah River
Valley." The annual James Mooney Award
recognizes distinguished anthropologi-
cal scholarship concerning the South and
Southerners.

Professor is national fiction
award finalist
David Leavitt, professor of English, re-
cently was named as one of four finalists in
the 2008 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.
Leavitt received the award for "The Indian
Clerk," a historical fiction novel. Leavitt is
the author of six other novels and four col-
lections of short fiction.

Students earn scholarships
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
graduate students Amy Daniels and Tim
Durham have been selected to receive full
scholarships to the Philippines this summer
to attend the Rice Short Course offered by
the International Rice Research Institute
(IRRI). Amy Daniels is a NASA Research
Fellow and doctoral candidate in interdisci-

April 6
Friends of Music presents "A Night at the
Opera." University Auditorium, 6-10 p.m.
Admission fee and open to the public. Call
352-376-6046 for more information.

April 8
University Relations/Community Relations
presents "Community Campus Council
Breakfast Meetings." UF Hilton, 7:30 a.m.
Open to the public. Call 352-392-4567 for more
information.


ally reduces
their risk.
"There is
no pub-
lished evi-
dence that
smokeless
tobacco is
an effective
Kristen Bartlett Grace method of
quitting smoking. It does not pass even the
most liberal definition of evidence-based
medicine or public health," he said.
The American Cancer Society points
out on its Web site that smokeless tobacco
users report as much difficulty quitting
the habit as smokers quitting cigarettes,
possibly due to the high levels of nicotine
in smokeless tobacco. An average dose of
nicotine from snuff is 3.6 mg and is 4.5 mg
from chewing tobacco, compared to 1 to 2
mg from a cigarette.
"Smokeless tobacco use deals only with
the chemical aspect of addiction, and com-
pared to pharmaceutical nicotine products,



plinary ecology, and Tim Durham is a doc-
tor of plant medicine candidate. They will
be joined by eight other graduate students
from across the United States to study ,
sustainable agriculture in the tropics.

Alumnus in Japan making
global news
UF alumnus and Japan Gator Club
member Sachio Semmoto recently was
featured in two international magazines.
Semmoto who earned a master's and
doctorate degree in engineering at the
University of Florida was profiled in
the Feb. 7 issue of The Economist and the
March 24 issue of Forbes.
Both magazines touted his entrepre-
neurial spirit and business success within
the telecom industry.
Professor elected to
national council
Linda Bartoshuk,
a professor of com-
munity dentistry and
behavioral science,
was recently elected
to a three-year term
of the Council of the
National Academy of
Sciences (NAS). The
NAS is charged with Linda Bartoshuk

April 10
UFPA presents Jazz Ambassadors of the
United States Army Field Band. Phillips Center,
7:30 p.m. Call 352-392-1900 for ticket informa-
tion.

April 11
Final deadline to add or drop classes. Call
352-392-1374 for more information.

April 12
Children's Miracle Network presents "5th
Annual Spring Trail Ride." Florida Horse Park,


it is far more dangerous," Tomar explained.
Even so, young adults are more likely
to use smokeless tobacco than their older
counterparts, according to 2007 research
by the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention. While only 3 percent of adults
use smokeless tobacco on a regular basis,
8 percent of high school and 3 percent of
middle school students use these products.
This is down from the almost 10 percent
reported in the CDC's study of high school
smokeless tobacco use in 1997.
Keeping in mind the steady decline in
smokeless tobacco use in the last 10 years,
Tomar believes that young people, especial-
ly adolescent and young adult men, are still
exposed to risk by tobacco advertising.
"The major manufacturers continue
to market their products in ways that
continue to appeal to that audience, and
there is a very real danger that those young
people will interpret these harm reduc-
tion messages as implying the products are
harmless," he said.
By Kimberly Cruts



providing independent advice, outside the
framework of government, to the nation's
leaders on science, technology and medi-
cine issues affecting U.S. policy decisions.

Professor receives high
marketing honor
Joseph W. Alba,
UF distinguished '
professor of market-
ing, has received .
one of the highest
honors in the field of '
marketing research, '
the Paul D. Converse
Award. Alba cur-
rently serves as chair
of the department of Joseph W. Alba
Marketing.
The Paul D. Converse award, estab-
lished in 1946 by the American Marketing
association, is granted to individuals who
have made outstanding contributions to
marketing scholarship. The award acknowl-
edges enduring contributions to market-
ing through one or more journal articles,
books, or a body of work. A contribution
is considered for the award only after it has
been available for five years to marketing
academics and/or practitioners, according
to the award's Web site.



registration begins at 7 a.m. Open to the pub-
lic. Call 800-284-6472 for more information.

April 13
UFPA presents Itzhak
Perlman. Phillips
Center, 7:30 p.m.
Reserved seating
$40-$65. Open to the
public. Visit the Phil-
lips Center Box Office
or call 352-392-2787
fortickets.


!nstitlre offers
development sessioll
The UF I e.idership De elopmLnr
ntint[re v.ill present "Deeloping the
Next Gcner:ari'n ,f Global Academi.,
LceJder sit 5 p.m. on April 9 at Rec..
Student Unrin, RJom 282 Ron Kirsch,
e.ecLite[i director, and Su,'an Hcrrera,
a.;s!ir in director .:t [he inslutul .. ill
present a model tor decelopnpm the nert
gener'nron of global Icaders. Si-ting is
limited. Plese I-mail Glenn Ketcham,
gketch)m('elhs.ul.l.du. to reserve a seat.

APA now accepting
nominations
The Academic & Professional
Asmbl\ I.APA)I acLepirng
nominations fur the 2008-09 slatr of
officer, Nominate iourselt or o(ihcrr
I l'.' h their ipproi .ll b. e-mailing p.st
prcN.sdeinr hane Craig. ddcraig'iafi.edu.
b', April 1 1.
The alite \ill bL introduced at the
APA's busmincs meeting at 3:30 to 5 p.m.
on April 2-1 nt Rcirz Student Uniun,
room 282. An ornline election, open to
ill APA numbers. \iill follovt..
Open positions include president-
elect, sec-rear.in/iasLirer. mcmberhip
chair, program chair, and pubhlic-
irn chair. Serving on the APA board
requires a c.mmitmntr of three to six
hours per month. Specific information
about each officer's dunes and responsi-
bilities is available at bhnp:/apassembly.
ufl.edu/bylaws.htn.


Read-A-Thon seeks
volunteers
Celebrate reading by sharing a store,
poem or excerpt from a favorite book
during the George A. Smathers Librar-
ies Read-A-Thon. The event \\ ill be
held from I I a.m. to 2 p.m on April
Iq-1" at the Plaai of the Ameriica
betxceen Librar, Wesc and Smathers
Libran East.
The Read-A-Thon is a l\ely, fast-
paced .nd casual celebration of ecad-
ing during National Libranr \Xck.
\blunteers will read for 10 minutes, in
accordance tich specific dal\y themes.
Tihe second annual 'Edible Book
Cories'" on April 16 ill coincide % ith
rhe Read- A-Thon. A.ri,.on ma\ enter
an 'edible book' to be iudged and later
[aten. Pri;'cs will be given in Iar'Ous
ca.tegorice.
For more ii.oiirmation. and/or ro sign
up foi the Rcad-A-Thnn and the Edible
Book-: Contest, \isic http://www.uffib.
ufl.edu/readathon.


InsideUF .
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consideration at least two weeks in
advance to insideuf@ufl.edu.

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-CHECK IT OUT, fully furnished if desired.
$1000/mo call 352-359-2922. or e-mail:
steve29@ufl.edu 4-16-08-16-1

Second story, 1 BD/1 BR. 620 sq ft with bal-
cony and walk-in closet. Fumiture: bed, book
shelf, TV stand, microwave, toaster, cabinet,
dresser. Pets allowed. CALL (305) 984-2796.
4-1-08-5-1

SUMMER DEAL! Female roommate(s)
needed. 2 rooms avail in 4BR/4BA at U Club.
3 buses, pool, & gym! Only $385/mo (incl
utils)! Call Kylie 407-782-5700 4-31-4-1


For Rent
furnished

Univ Terrace West, 3800 SW 20th Ave, on
bus route, 4 bedroom,4 bathroom, TVs,
walk-in closets, kitchen, living room. Need
4 students for Aug 15, 2008 -Aug 14, 2009.
Cost is $350/month per student plus utilities
& cable TV/lnternet(total -$425/month). 352-
586-6468 4-8-08-10-1

4Bedroom/4Bath Condo near campus and
on bus route. Furnished living & dining area.
Countryside at University. Includes all utili-
ties, cable and high speed internet. Avail. 5/1/
08 thru 7/30/09. $450/month. 352-483-1052
(must dial area code) 4-1-08-5-1

$250. Furn rm in house. Parking, W/D, D/W,
wireless, 10 mins bus or bike. Avail May 17 ?
Aug 17. Utilities/4. (352) 586-6926 4-3-5-1

2BR/2BA in Countryside near UF & Shands.
3 bus rates. Cable, internet, wash & dry,
light, water, walk-in closet, desk, chair, bed.
Amenities: pool, spa, gym, vball/bball courts,
additional parking. $480/m. 305-401-6708.
4-4-08-5-1

Sublet Oxford Manor 2bd/bath partialfurn
walk/bus to Shands/UF rent nego avail
immed John day 352-684-3535 after 6PM
352-263-4638 4-9-08-7-1


For Rent
unfurnished

QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1BR apt. $375/mo.
01BR cottage $435/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901. 4-23-72-2

LUXURY 2/2 STEPS TO UF!
OVER $100 IN PRICE REDUCTIONS!
Available Fall 2008, ONLY $585/person
W/D, Monitored alarm, Pets loved!
371-7777 Collegeparkuf.com
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


For Rent
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LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION
Live downtown & have it alll
Studios, 1/1's, 2/2's, & 3/3's
W/D's*Huge Closets*We Love Pets!
Going fast-don't miss out! 338-0002
4-23-72-2

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

Make us your "Home" TODAY!!
3/2 avail now -1096 sq ft @ $343 p/room
2/1.5 townhome avail Apr. 1- incl. W/DII
for just $769 a real steal!
Call 376-4002 for a tour. You'll love us!
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 UFII
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

3BR ACROSS FROM UF
WALK TO CAMPUS
ONLY $505/person
Open late and weekends
371-0769 Collegeparkuf.com
4-23-72-2


For Rent
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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

A Place to Call.Homel
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 No Move-In Fees 2's & 3/s
1BR-$699, 2BR-$413/rm, 3BR-$360/rm,
4BR-$370/rm FREE TANNING!
TWO POOLS! W/D in select units.
Call or Come by Today! 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-No Move-in Fees
on 2's & 3's!!l
1BR-$689, 2BR-$399/rm 3BR-$310/rm.
W/D in select units. FREE Tanning!
Call or stop by today 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 352-538-2181 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


How To Place A Classified Ad:


In Person:
Cash, Check, MC, or Visa
The Alligator Office
1105 W. University Ave.
M-F, 8am 4pm
UF Bookstore at Reitz Union
M-F, 8am 6pm, Sat. 10am 5pm
By Mail:


Use forms appearing weekly in The
Alligator. Sorry, no cash by mail. MC,
Visa or checks only.
By Phone: (352) 373-FIND
Payment by Visa or MasterCard ONLY.
M-F, 8am 4pm
By Fax: (352) 376-4556
When Will Your Ad Run?


Classifieds begin TWO WORKING DAYS
after they are placed. Ads placed at the
UF Bookstore may take THREE days to
appear. Ads may run for any length of
time ahd be cancelled at any time. Sorry,
but there can be no refunds or credits
for cancelled ads.


Corrections and Cancellations:
Cancellations: Call 373-FIND M-F, 8am 4pm. No refunds or cred-
its can be given.
Alligator errors: Check your ad the FIRST day it runs. Call 373-FIND
with any corrections before noon. THE ALLIGATOR IS ONLY RE-
SPONSIBLE FOR THE FIRST DAYTHE AD RUNS INCORRECTLY.
Corrected ads will be extended one day. No refunds or credits can be
given after placing the ad. Changes called in after the first day will not
be further compensated.
Customer error or changes:. Changes must be made BEFORE
NOON for the next day's paper. There will be a $2.00 charge for
minor changes.


1 For Rent: Furnished 6 Furnishings 11 Motorcycles, Mopeds 16 Health Services 21 Entertainment
Fo For Rent: Unfurnished 7 Computers 12 Autos 17 Typing Services 22 Tickets
3' Sublease 8 Electronics 13 Wanted 18 Personals 23 Rides
4 Roommates 9 Bicycles 14 Help Wanted 19 Connections .24 Pets
5 Real Estate 10 For Sale 15 Services 20 Event Notices 25 Lost & Found

All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination." We will
not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. All employment opportunities advertised herein are subject to the laws which prohibit discrimina-
tion in employment (barring legal exceptions) because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, familial status, age, or any other covered status. This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through the type of advertising that
is know as "personal" or "connections" whether or not they actually appear under those classifications. We suggest that any reader who responds to t Although this
newspaper uses great care accepting or rejecting advertising according to its suitability, we cannot verify that all advertising claims or offers are completely valid in every case and, therefore, cannot assume any responsibility for any injury or loss arising from offers and acceptance of
offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.


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l For Rent
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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
4-23-72-2


Move In Today!
1/1's.starting at $529
2/1's for fall $410/person
Quiet, pet-loving community
376-1248 hiddenvillageapt.com
4-23-72-2


NO MOVE-IN FEES!
LUXURIOUS Student Living-2's, 3's & 4's.
FREE Cable, Tanning, Alarms, & W/D
Furniture, Utility and Internet Pkgs Available!
HUGE Luxury 2/2.5 Townhomes
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route! 2 Miles to UF
*Co-Signer Required for Waived Fees
(Exp. 4/2/08)
4-23-72-2


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


Lets Face It
Size Does Matter!
Huge PLASMA TV'S
Huge Parties
Huge Savings
Lexington Crossing...Don't Miss Out!
352-373-9009
4-23-72-2


For Rent
unfurnished

Fall Sign Get up to $300
HUGE & COZE 1 & 3 Beds
From $323/bed Close to campus
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



LIVE THE DOWNTOWN LIFESTYLE!
Luxury 3 Bedroom Townhouses for Fall
W/D*Loft Spaces*Walk In Closets*Pets OK
Walk to everywhere-bars,shopping, dining
$500 off first moth's rent! 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
2br/lba $790, 2br/2.5ba $1270
Walk to class, FREE parking!
Pets Welcome! 372-7111
4-23-08-72-2



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For Rent
unfurnished

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 888-267-5078
www.spyglassapts.com
4-23-08-72-2


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


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


LIVE CLOSE TO EVERYTHING!!!
HUGE apts by mall & Archer, Park @ UF
1,2,3,&4 BRs for FALL from $330p/rm
Alarm, patio, d/w, w/d, pool, tennis, & bball
Call 376-4002 today for a tour!
4-23-72-2


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


**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 4-21-08-
40-2


BRAND NEW 2/2.5 TWNHME AVAIL NOWI
2 BLOCKS TO CAMPUS!
JACKSON SQUARE LUXURY!
1 MONTHS FREE RENT!
371 0769 OPEN LATE AND WEEKENDS
S4-23-08-72-2


For Rent
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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

MOVE IN TODAY Rooms and Studios
STEPS TO UF
As low as $399 $629
Short term leasing available!
Open late and weekends 371-7777
4-23-08-69-2

HOUSES ACROSS FROM UF
AVAILABLE FALL 2008!
2 and 3 bedrooms from $480/person!
371-7777 Open late and weekends
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


*SUN ISLAND APTO
O*Walk or Bike to Campuse*
1-1 from $560/mo*2-1 from $660/mo
www.sunisland.infog*0376-6720
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







3 BLOCKS to UF
1,2, & 3 Bdrms
The Nicest Luxury Apts in Gville
www.jacksonsquarecondominiums.com
Call 352-375-8256
4-23-58-2

**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


For Rent
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**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

2 BLOCKS TO UF!
Studios and 1/is for Fall
As low as $589/month
Pets welcome!
371-7777 Collegeparkuf.com
4-23-08-57-2

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

WINDSOR TERRACE APTS.
3520 SW 20th Avenue
1bed/1bath $495/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

Why W it? Move in TODAY!
HUGE 3 R* Only $315/person
Pets Welcome*Great Location
373-1111 spanishtrace.org
4-23-54-2

2160 sq ft 4BR/3BA home in NW Gville.
Minutes to UF. Appl. included. Remodeled.
Ceramic and wood floors, 2 car gar, deck, 1/
2 acre lot, fenced. $1,500/m, 3120 NW 31st'
Blvd. 352 466-0358. 4-18-08-50-2

1br 1 ba each a garden apt SW $540 Pets
ok both locations mature only. 352-377-2150
Please leave us a msg. 4-8-08-40-2

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

1BR & 2BR/1BAAPTS
with W/D, cent H/AC, DW, ceramic tile,
private patio, pets arranged. Off SW 34th
St near bus rte. From $689/mo 377-1633
www.lenoxcorner.com 5-13-08-50-2


Brand New/ Leasing for Aug.
Have your own house and live in
G'ville largest floor plans.
Clubhouse w/ pool, fitness, computer study,
free tanning. Pet Friendly
2BR/2.5BA sq ft 1,263
3BR/3BA sq ft -1,530
4BR/4BA sq ft 1,794
REDUCED RATES FOR A LIMITED TIME
Now starting at $565
352-373-7959
www.cottagegroveatgainesville.com
4-23-47-2

PSST...Have you heard?
We are giving out CASH when you sign your
4/4 HERE! Less than 1 mi from UF.
3 bus stops in community. RMM
Call NOW while we have
NO SIGNING FEES 271-3131,
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
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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!
Cai, now, spaces limited 352-377-6700
4-2346-2

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
*1BR/1BA Walk to UF 1000 sq ft, hardwood
floor, $525/mo. 3BR/2BA Downtown W/D,
$1200/mo. 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

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

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 4-1-08-15-2

1920'S BUNGELOW
NE 10th St. W/D hk-ups. Hardwood, fans,
large backyard, excellent condition, $900/mo
No Dogs 378-3704 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. 378-3704 No Section 8
4-23-31-2

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

Hot..on 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

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 4-23-08-28-2

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

NOW LEASING CAMPUS VIEW SOUTH!
Located across from UFI Brand new luxury
2 bd/2ba units with maple cabinets, crown
molding, W/D, security system & morel Call
333-9333 to rent for Fall 20081 4-15-20-2

Luxui'Cus Victoria 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
www3antgainesville.com 4-23-26-2


FERNWOOD APTS
3555 SW 20th Avenue
lbed/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

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 Now!
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

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

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/1 BA 1 BLOCK TO UF AUG 1st.
1227 SW4th Ave Apts 1 & 3
Cent H/AC, wood floors, parking, energy-
efficient, historic bldg. $1425.
352-331-0590 or 514-5060 cell 4-15-20-2


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

LUXURY CONDO ROCKWOOD VILLAS
2BR2BA close to UF & mall. On bus rte. Call
332-8841 4-1-10-2

2/2.5 townhouse in modern two year old
building, 2 blocks from UF behind Norman
Hall. W/D, microwave, kitchen, TV, etc. $1295
including high speed intemet and parking.
Call 332-8835 4-16-08-20-2

$500-550 ** 1 & 2 Bed Cottages & Aptsll
$700 *2 Bed Cottages. Porches & Quietll
Wooden Floors & Central AC. Historic
Downtown.
Walk to restaurants, shops, & nightlife.
*** MUST SEEII Call now 505-9264 ***
Photos: www.rentalworkshop.com 5-27-
08-30-2

Available August: Cute & Clean Vintage
4bd/2.5ba behind Applebee's. Bike to UF!
Wood firs, CH/AC, W/D, fans, blinds. Huge
rooms! 907 NW 11th Ave. $1760/mo. Others
available www.cozygator.com 352-338-7670
4-4-08-12-2


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Available August: Several Cute & Clean two
& 3 BR homes near UF All have wood firs,
CH/AC, W/D, fans, blinds, & lawn upkeep.
Rents from $800-$1350/mo Others available!
Visit www.cozygator.com 352-338-7670 4-
4-08-12-2

Cute Cottage 2 bedroom 1 bath, with study
large laundry room, yard service 310 N.W.
20th Ave $795/mo Green Tree Realty, call
Barbara 317-4392. 5-29-30-2

FOR RENT 3 & 4 BR houses, 1 w/pool and big
game room,wood floors, fireplaces,patios,big
yards,private parking,close to bus line, UF
and SFCC, Call Rob 954-899-7197 4-18-
08-21-2

COTTAGES AT NORMAN Newly Fall 2008.
Within feet of UF and blocks of Sorority Row.
Luxury apt: gourmet kitchens, stainless ap-
pliances, granite, sec system, woodfloors.
335-5424 or www.bellaproperties.net. 4-
17-20-2

Got Bathrooms?
3 Bed 3 bath homes for Fall
Behind SW 34th Street Hilton
$1350/mo Call Now!!
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 4-23-24-2

$99.00 MOVES YOU IN!
Want specials?
Get hooked up @ THE POLOS
Luxury Apartments with low-low rent!
1 Beds from $799 w/ $200 off Aug Rent
2 Beds from $959 w/ $350 offAug Rent
3 Beds from $1139 w/ $500 offAug Rent
3 Pools 24 Hr Gym 24 Hour Study Room
Washer/Dryer*Alarm*Fireplaces*Lakeviews
Why wait & miss out? Sign today! 335-7656
4-23-24-2

Female roommate needed Great location!
Walk in closet & private bath, steps away
from the pool, ample parking and on UF bus
route. $395/mo incl. internet and cable! + utl.
Call Ali (786)543-4137 4-3-5-2

$390/mo ONLY! Very well maintained. 10min
to UF. Pvt BR/BA. Incl Laundry Rm in apt, Full
Kitchen, Furn Com Area, WI-FI Inet, UF Bus
Rte, Pool, MORE! OPEN MINDED, Call Rino
954-854-9445 or rinopatane@yahoo.com
4-23-24-2

Spacious 4 BR \ 3 BA House near campus
and on bus route. Nice neighborhood across
from best buy. Available Now $ 1100 \mth
352-281-0099 4-4-08-5-2

2/2 Campus Edge condo. 5 min. to Shands
and next to SW gym. 6 bus routes. $1100/
mo. Tiled floors, appliances, pool and gym
included. Quiet 3/2 house on 39th Ave also
available for $1275/mo.(954)325-6375 5-
15-25-2

1614 NW 21stAv (3/2) $1050
3311 NW 30th Av (3/2) $1050
4430 NW 16th PI (3/2) $1450
Email: SBR@Jacksonllc.com
Call: 352-316-1893 6-3-30-2

2006 NW 35th St (4/2) $1350
1206 NW36th St (4/2) $1350
Email: SBR@Jacksonllc.com
Call: 352-316-1893 6-3-30-2

SPECTACULAR LAKEFRONT CONDO
2BR 2BA, FL rm, washer/dryer. Close to
Shands, UF on busline. $975/mo. Call Fred
for showing. Andree Realty 352-375-2900
4-23-08-23-2

Lovely 3bed/2bath house. Hardwood floors,
large living/dining w/bonus family room,
screened porch, sundeck, large fenced yard,
garage. Very close to campus available 8/1.
$1700/mo. Call Eric Wild at 352-870-9453.
6-3-30-2

Union Street Station 2 bed/ 2 bath comer
unit available 8/1. Large bedrooms and living
room. Private balcony. Most secure building
in town 1400/month, parking included. Call
Eric Wild 352-870-9453. 6-3-30-2

4 x 1 HOUSE 2 Blocks to UF, sorority row,
Norman Hall, Shands. Cent AC/H, wood
floors, parking, pets ok. $1720/mo. Avail 8/10
1 yr. 665-8166 4-11-08-15-2

HUGE 4 x 2 HOUSE'2 blocks to UF, sorority
row, Norman Hall, Shands. Cent AC/H, wood
floors, W/D, parking. Avail Aug 16 1 yr. Pets
ok $2180/mo. 665-8166 4-11-08-15-2


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Gator Place 2br, 1ba
on bus line, 3600 sw 23rd st
w&d,dw,tile,carpet $750/mo
331-7964 (pics on craigslist) 4-9-08-10-2

Unfurnished 2BR/2.5BA for rent.
Available May, 08. Near Archer Road/
34th Street. Call 904-400-2145 or email
nguyen2153@yahoo.com 4-1-08-5-2

1.5 mi to UF and mall 3BD/3BA mobile
home on 1/4ac. lot. Fully updated interior,
hardwood floors, single garage, shed, fenced
yard w/deck. On bus rt20. Avail. Aug 1, $800/
mo. E-mail info@ivansolbach.com or Call
352-262-1838. 4-1-08-5-2

2/2.5 Townhome for rent, Clean and quiet.
Close to campus, bus service provided to
campus. W/D, internet provided, pool, club-
house, designated parking, alarm. $850/mo,
$850 deposit. 352-347-6642 4-2-5-2

4BR/4BA Condo available at Countryside at
Univ. and University Terrace SW Very close
to UF and Shands, busline. Each room has
separate bath & lock. $450/mo. Call Nalini at
352-514-3398 4-2-08-5-2

4 5 6 Bedroom Houses
Don't Miss Out -You Must See
Great Housing Opportunities
Close To Campus
Call 352-682-3928 4-23-08-20-2

3/2 Available Fall '08. 1800+ sqftw/ fenced in
yard. Mins to UF, SFCC. Pets welcome! Only
$975/month! Avail Aug. 6! Call April 352-514-
1441. 3320 NW 30th PL. 4-7-08-7-2


FOXMOOR Condominium
Remodeled, 2BR/1.5BA, Twnhse w/ W/D,
DSL, cable, pool. Walk to SW Rec/UF/City
bus lines/park & ride. $700/mo + utils. Non-
smokers only. Avail 8/9. Call 352-505-3838
4-3-08-5-2


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Two Brighton Park Townhouses, End Units.
1172 Sq ft. DW, W/D, Swimming Pool. Clean
and well maintained. Great location on bus
route close to UF yet away from traffic noise
4415 SW 34th St. Non-Smokers only.
Available June and August. $900/month
214-3820
4-16-08-14-2




2BR 2BAApt, Close to UF
Central Heat & Air, W/D,
Dishwasher, Vaulted Ceiling
110 NW 9th Ter, Avail May
$800/mo, rentUF@gmail.com 4-18-08-16-2




*****ANTIQUE HOUSE*****
Available now. 1 and 2br/1ba apt in old
house, high ceilings. $475-600/mo. ALSO
3BR/2BA house in Micanopy, huge bath-
room, large yard, in city. Call Greg 214-3291
4-21-17-2


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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
4-23-08-20-2

NO MOVE IN FEES! $795/mo. PAY LAST
YEAR'S RENT! 1 bed/1 bath "The Polos"
W/D incl. Screened patio. Pristine. VERY
CLOSE TO UF! Tons of amenities! Pets wel-
comel Move in 7/1/08! keikimd@hotmail.com
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Improve Your LEX Life This Summer
4/4's @ $399 & 3/3's @ $429
Waive All Fees...Don't Miss Out!
Ask about a FREE 42" Plasma TV!
352-373-9009 LexingtonCrossingUF.com
4-23-20-2

WALKING DISTANCE TO CAMPUS/
MIDTOWN Large 1 or 2 BEDROOM
SUMMER SUBLEASE. Possibly
the world's greatest apartment.
Josh.Manning@yahoo.com 352-328-4189
4-14-08-10-2

1BR 1BAApt, 3BLKS to UF!
Carpet, Central H &Air
1029 SW 3rd Avenue $525/Mo
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 x10 4-4-4-2

2BR 1BAApt 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 4-4-4-2

APTS for rent close to UF!
www.merrillmanagement.net
Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494x10 4-4-4-2


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2BR 1BA Home off NW 6th St.
Terazzo Floors, Window A/C, Nat
Gas ht. 750 sq. ft. $600/Mo
404 NW 28th Avenue.
Call Merrill Management Inc
352-372-1494 x 10 4-4-4-2

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. 4-4-4-2

$100 CASH to qualified lessee
Available May 1st. 4 blocks from UF (behind
Chipolte on University). 1BR/1BA, about 850
sq ft. Hardwood floors, W/D incl, pet friendly.
$720/mo. 321-945-4438 4-7-5-2

5 MINUTES TO UF 3BR/2BA, garage, wood
floors, vaulted ceilings, DW, W/D, fenced
yard, great house. Avail Aug. 3642 NW 7th
PL. $1350/mo. Sec/ref req'd. By appt 352-
373-6080 4-23-08-17-2


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SUBLEASE Madison Pointe-1BR 1 BAApt.
with W/D, dishwasher, & screen porch. Pool,
exercise room, sauna tennis, BBall court,
security guard on-site. $795/mo. + utilities.
Available April or May 1st-July 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
AVAILABLE NOW! $730/mon. Call Kerri 561-
306-6871 4-4-08-30-3

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 4-1-08-15-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE -- 2 Blocks from UF!!I
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

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.
$250/rm/month+util obo. Call 941-380-1783
4-4-15-3

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

SUMMER SUBLEASE @ Melrose Apts.
Fully furnished 1/1 in 4/4. Only 2 roommates.
Washer/dryer, dishwasher, cable & internet,
all utilities inc. Nice balcony, clubhouse,
gym, pool, b-ball court. Gated entry. Apt very
clean. No fee upon move in! May-Aug (3 mo.
pay) $449/mo. Call Jasmine-786-229-7956
4-4-08-5-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE AT CABANA BEACH
Only $480/month! Call Rick at 321-279-4658
or email at rclarkl3@ufl.edu
"NO TRANSFER FEES" 4-3-10-3

Summer Sublease! $375, 2BR, pets
allowed, laundry room, and great outdoor
patio, across from college park pool. 2 min-
ute walk to campus and walking distance to
everything on University. Call 904.254.5518
4-7-08-10-3

COURTYARDS APT. one or two bedrooms.
one minute walk to campus. great room-
mates. first floor, pool. sublease starting may
1st. very convenient and great set up. contact
Laura at 954-665-6648 or teisch@ufl.edu
4-1-5-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE.
Sum. A,B, or C @ Cabana Beach.
FURNISHED, new bldg. 2 fem. GREAT
ROOMMATES-quiet, n/s, clean. ONLY
$400/mo. Util/Internet incl. 813-763-3457 or
chels21@ufl.edu 4-1-5-3

1 block from UF. 1BR in 2/1 Fully
furnished,with appliances. $325 per month
+ 1/2 utilities, water included. May-Aug '08
(954)673-6881. 4-1-08-5-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE AT THE ESTATES
5min to UF $500 Month May-August 1/1 in
4/4 fully furnished W/D,utils,internet,cablew/
HBOs are all incl.Gated w/gym,3 pools,2
buses 20&21 call Tiffany 561-568-9091 4-
1-5-3

BIG, CHEAP CLOSE 1 bed sublease $450/
mth OR BEST OFFER all summer. Walk to
campus, 2 pools, Ctrl air, patio, dishwasher,
cable & internet, pets -yes. Actual rent much
more. 847-814-2623 4-1-08-5-3

SUB-LEASE; April-July; POLOS
April Rent Pd. -1Bdr. -All
Appliances W/D $45 App. Fee
Rent $650- 813-431-6291 4-3-08-7-3

2/1 Sublease available 5/1 through 7/31 in
Pine Rush Villas on 20th Street. Each room is
available for 334.50 plus utilities. Convenient
to bus routes 20 & 21 Pets welcome. Call Joe
at 352-339-5795 for info! 4-23-08-20-3


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ONE BEDROOM SUBLEASE, $549/month
Good location, quiet, pets allowed, apartment
complex Sundowne behind Butler Plaza off
34th Street, 1 block from Archer Road. Move
in ready, March rent paid. Needing sublease
ASAP. To view call Nathan at 352-284-4505
or Nicolette at 352-562-5565 4-2-5-3

Summer Sublease 2BR/2BA in 3BR/3BA
$365/month(negotiable) plus 1/3 utilities.
W/D in unit, free wireless intemet, walk in
closet, pet friendly, 24hr gym, pool, &jacuzzi.
for more info(954)288-5889 4-4-08-7-3

Luxury Apartment at Hidden Lake!
Available May 1 -August 1
1 Bedroom/ 1 Bath in a 2/2
Female Roommate wanted.
$550 per month
Call 3053041656 4-4-5-3

Summer Sublease-Countryside
fully furnished,1/1 in a 4/4,only 1 roommate
Huge, spacious room, walk in closet
350/mo w/ utilities. Call Benji@ 386-956-
8505 or email Benji522@ufl.edu 4-3-5-3

1/1 in 3/3 in Cobblestone, avail May-Aug,
$550/month incl cbl, itrnt & util. W/D, DW,
gym, tan bed, pool, ten & bball courts, sec.
guard @ night, bus 8/29 just outside complex
Call Brittany 561-779-0046 4-4-6-3

FIRST MONTH FREE!
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
4-3-5-3

Summer, fall, & spring subleases in The
Laurels. 3 rooms available: fully furnished,
private baths. Clubhouse, gym, pool. Close
to campus & shopping. $460/month OBO.
561-213-2899 4-1-3-3

May-Aug sublease. One room in 4/4 @ The
Landings. W/D. Tennis, bball, pool. $450/mo
- negotiable. Util incl. #13 bus. Call David @
954-993-8992. 4-10-10-3

Two rooms for rent in Estates. $450 per
room, includes utilities and fumished rooms
with private bath. This.unit is poolside! Very
nice. Call 352-871-6647. 4-9-10-3

Spacious 2/2 at Boardwalk available May 5
- July 31. South on 13th St. Pool, gym, on-site
laundry, pet friendly. $765/mo negotiable.
Call Ana at 786-218-2231 4-4-5-3

Summer Sublease, all summer, $500/month
or best offer, Stratford Courts behind Norman
garage, 15 minute walk to Turlington, fur-
nished, fully stocked kitchen, 2 porches,
wood floors, large closet, lots of parking,
fun roommates, call (561)248-8307 or
mccredie@ufl.edu. 4-4-5-3

Summer sublease at The Estates!
1 rm in 2/2.
Fully furnished, ethernet, cable, pool, gym,
bball, rec room. Reduced to $500/mo.
Available May, June, & July. (407)949-4824.
4-7-08-5-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE COLLEGE PARK
Studio Apartment Available 5/5-
7/31 $400/Month OBO, Call Travis
(904) 612-9171 tknewton@ufl.edu 4-7-5-3

$300/month sublease! Large BD with per-
sonal BA andwalk-in closet in 3/3 Stoneridge
Apartment! Includes cable, intemet, W/D,
dishwasher, balcony, pool, 24 hr gym, and
parking decal. Avail. May 5 to July 31. Call
Bridget 352-562-2541 4-2-2-3

1/1 in a 2/2 at Hidden Lake from 5/1 to 7/31.
W/D, Cable, Internet all included. Monthly
rent is 575 + half utils. Apartment well taken
care of. Please call Ken at 305-519-8985 for
more information. 4-23-17-3

COURTYARDS SUMMER SUBLEASE
Steps from Campus Completely Furnished
3 Rooms Available 1st FloorApt.
$469 (negotiable)EVERYTHING INCLUDED
Mike: mbiemann@ufl.edu 9499815012
4-14-10-3

LIVE IN A 212 AT CABANA BEACH APTS
PHASE II FOR THE SUMMER MONTHS.
REDUCED RENT POSSIBLE. OR LIVE
IN A 4/4. NEW & CLEAN. 305-342-8483
brittbritt1209@ufl.edu 4-2-2-3


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GREAT Summer Sublease! $430/mo + util
3 blocks east of campus, SW 1st Ave
HUGE, NICE, 3/2, walk to campus/midtown
CALL 561-635-8642 (Justin) or
e-mail jfelder@ufl.edu for info -4-14-10-3


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Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
4-23-72-4

ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
Near library downtown. $285-$370/rm + utils.
Short term. No pets. No smoking. 378-1304
4-11-39-4

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

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 4-1-10-4

Need girl roomate.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

1BD/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

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

UF Student with great 3 bed 2 ba -i use
walking distance to school seeks 2 female
Students to share house. Own Room. $450
month plus until. 2008-9 school year. Call
Lauren 305-322-0139 4-2-08-10-4

Female grad student/prof wanted-share spa-
cious 3/2 house, conv to UF Shands & vet
school. Very quiet neighborhood, Lg privacy
fenced yard. Clean & friendly pets may be
considered-sorry no cats. 352-359-3165
4-3-08-10-4

1 br/ ba avail in 2 story 2br/2.5ba condo. Fum
apt; furn or unfum br w/balc. Quiet neighbor-
hood w/pool, near UF w/bus stop. $450
- Water included. 1st/Last/Dep required. Avail
4/1. (352) 870-7414 4-1-08-5-4

LARGE FURNISHED ROOM w/private bath,
NW Gville house. $475/mo Call Mike 352-
372-7387 4-8-10-4

Close to UF. Responsible individual needed
to share beautiful 4BR/2BA house. W/D.
$325/mo plus share of utilities and security
deposit. (352)-328-4210. 4-8-08-10-4

Female roommate needed for clean & quiet
4BD/4BA condo. $430/month ALL utilities
included. Fully furnished. Just 1 mile from UF.
Call Dory 954-816-1468. 4-3-5-4

MATURE PROFESSIONAL share 3BR/3BA
pool home near University. Safe neighbor-
hood across from Plaza Royale movie the-
atre. No alcohol or drugs. $350/mo + 1/3 util.
Available Aug 1st, 2008. 371-3837 4-3-5-4

Male roomie needed. Share furn 3JR/2BA
house w/yng prof $400/mo + 1/2 util Directv,
ph, wireless, Vonage, elec. W/D, office space
pvt BA (morn) Ig yd fenced, pets ok, trees,
wooddeck, hottub, pond. 15 min drive to UF,
near bus, Lakeview Ests 352-682-6297 Ken
4-17-15-4

Walk/bike to UF. Own room in very nice home
close to campus. W/D, hardwood floors, in-
ternet, etc. $475/mo includes everything.
Non-smoker plz. 305-968-1004 4-4-08-4-4







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M/F roommate wanted for 2 story townhome.
3BR/2BA. 500/mo ALL utilities. Clean, non
smoker, allows small pets, bus route to
UF/Sante Fe, avail. 5/1 for school year. Call
Shelb 904-334-4414 4-18-14-4


Real Estate

Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of pos-
sible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted
ovethe phone, by fax, email or CHECK
OU PLACING YOUR AD ONLINE AT
www.alligator.org. or please call 373-Find


2BR/1.5BA condo 4 sale by owner, washer/
dryer, security alarm. 2 mi to UF w/close
bus stop. $102K. Melissa: (813) 453-8326 or
adorno@ufl.edu 4-7-08-5-5

Completely remodeled 1 or 2BR home.
Cheap price $54,000 for quick sale. 13908
NE 150th Ave. Waldo, FL. 15 min to UF. Must
see inside. 352-468-3792 4-23-08-17-5

UF AREA Investment property
4BR/2BA house. Asking $275,000. Call
Ricardo Kokkas/Campus Realty 352-318-
3384 4-14-08-10-5

Beautiful. spacious, 4BR/2.5BA house
Walk to UF, elementary and middle schools.
Move in ready. Asking $339,000. Call Ricardo


SEE ALL CONDOS Kokkas/Campus Realty 352-318-3384 4
O ALLC UOS 14-08-10-5
WWW.UFCONDOMINIUMS.COM
Matt Price Campus Realty, 352-281-3551
4-23-72-5-5 l Furnishings


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

GATOR PLACE CONDOS
2/1, w/d, 800 sq ft, 1 1/2 miles to Shands.
3600 SW 23rd St. $84,900 or rent for $650/
mo 352-372-0507 4-23-72-5




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New 2,3,4BR luxury upscale condos
Available for Aug
Own your own house and have the
largest floor plans in G'ville
starting at $199,950
352-373-7959
www.cottagegroveatgainesville.com
4-23-08-72-5







WV o 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

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

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

1 BR/1 BA condo for sale in NW $106,900
Tile floors, washer & dryer, private screened
in porch
Call American Dreams Realty LLC (352)
338-7505 4-8-10-5

Student Condos/Homes
I can find one or sell yours
John Cantlon, REALTOR?
21, John Merrill, Inc
John@JohnCantlon.com 352-335-9994 6-
5-30-5
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CUTE 2BR/1BA HOUSE
FSBO. NW Gville 10 min from UF campus.
Move-in condition. Fenced bckyrd w/ deck.
Appliances inc.. New w/d & roof. Cent H/A.
125K www.mickeystahl.com (352)359-6911
4-3-5-5

RENT TO OWN
4BR 2BA
866-833-7832 x 6 24/7.
4-4-5-


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

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

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

BED KING $170 PILLOWTOP
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in
plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588 Can
deliver. 4-23-08-72-6

CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $450 352-333-7516

Sofa $175 Brand new'in pkg 333-7516
4-23-72-6

BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1100
(352) 372-7490 4-23-08-71-6

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

DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 4-23-
72-6

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

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

**BEDS ALL BRAND NEW*
"Full $80 Queen $100 King $170**
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
4-23-72-6

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$120 352-377-9846. 4-23-72-6

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

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

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

Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
4-23-72-6


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

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

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

WASHER and DRYER for sale. $400 to-
gether, obo, you pick them up. 300 DISC
CD PLAYER also avail. $35. Call 256-0478 if
interested. 4-2-08-3-6


f Computers

CASH PAID FOR LAPTOPS
Working or not, Joel
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


OF Bicycles


SCOOTER SERVICE
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service rates!
Will service any make/model. Close to UF!
Pick-ups avail $19.99 oil changes!! 336-1271
4-23-72-11
SWAMP CYCLES
CLOSE TO CAMPUS 534 SW 4th Ave.
Scooters, E-bikes, Offroad, & Accessories!!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
www.swampcycles.com
4-23-71-11

***www.BuyMyScooter.com**
Buy A New Scooter, Buy A Used Scooter
All on one site! Check the website or call
336-1271 for more info! 4-23-08-72-11
GATORMOTO is Gainesville's number 1
service facility. We repair ALL brands of
scooters. Pickups available. Lowest labor
rates around. Quickest turnaround time. Run
by Gator Grads so we know how to treat our
customers! 376-6275 4-23-08-72-11

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

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 150cc Brand New-
only 2 mi, Candy Apple Red! full size-seats 2
adults, 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
1996 SUZUKI GN125 red cruiser. $850/OBO.
Brand new battery 14,600 miles, gets 80mpg
save$$$ original manual. FREE $150 helmet.
m_logan_m@yahoo.com 352-380-9169 4-
2-08-10-11


In the market for a new set of wheels or just Autos
looking to add a second to that collection?
Want personalized handlebars or a fitted
seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds OFAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or not!*
S NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
r Sal *Over 10 yr svc to UF students
I For ae Call Don @ 215-7987 4-23-72-12


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

PERFECT GIFTS FOR MOM
Mother's Day, Birthdays orAny Days.
www.kt2candles.com 4-11-15-10

SLOTS
Play the popular game in your spare time.
Reconditioned slot machines. Tokens extra.
$195. 378-2111 4-7-5-10


Motorcycles, Mopeds


** 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


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

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

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

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

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


r-* 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
* 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

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

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

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

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

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

1994 Buick LeSabre. Automatic. $2000 or
best offer. Drives great, very clean, but needs
some TLC. 184,000 miles 605-201-8087 2-
28-08-4-12

2008 white Toyota Corolla CE, 5058 miles,
$14,475. Call Tomlinson Motor Company
(352)-372-0313, stop by 3580 N. Main ST,
Gainesville, or visit our website:
www.tomlinsonmotorcompany.com
4-2-08-5-12

1993 Geo Prizm (Corolla twin), automatic,
cold air, $2975. Call Tomlinson Motor
Company (352)372-0313, stop by 3580 N.
Main ST, Gainesville, or visit our website:
www.tomlinsonmotorcompany.com
4-2-08-5-12


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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. 4-11-08-72-13

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

Aquatic volunteer partner to have fun with me
at the local Gainesville Koi Club. I am blind,.&
I am interested in raising two Koi fish to enter
a show. in Gainesville by next fall, Please
help, we may have fun, 352-219-6948. 4-
'11-08-35-13

STATIONARY BIKE WANTED
Donation or cheap! Bucket seat if poss. Blind
lady wants to exercise to keep healthy & can't
play dodgeball! Please call 352-219-6948 4-
11-08-10-13


Help Wanted


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


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The Independent Florida Alligator
And you can be part of the sales team of
the largest college newspaper in the
country by applying to become an
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 28th. We will con-
tact you for an interview opportunity to
get your career jump started! EEO/AA
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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 28th. We will con-
tact you for an interview opportunity to
get your career jump started! EEO/AA
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CLASSIFIED CLERK
The Independent Florida Alligator Classified
Department is looking for a part time classi-
fied advertising clerk. Requirements are:

*Must be a currently registered student
at UF or SFCC to apply (including
attending summer classes)
*Must be available for immediate start
*Must be available for summer hours -
(8am-5pm on Fridays a must for summer
semester) other hours flexible Mon-Fri
8am 5pm
*Must be very reliable
*Must be detail-oriented
*Must be proficient with computers and
willing to learn new programs.
*Must be good at basic math and spelling
*Experience with customer service,
cashiering and accounting a plus
*Prefer Freshman or Sophomore willing to
commit to at least one year.
(You'll like it and want to stay :)

Come by The Alligator office at 1105 West
University Avenue between 8am and 5pm,
Monday thru Friday. to fill out an application.
No phone calls please. EOE.

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:
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4-23-72-14

Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and computer science needed for vari-
ous positions. Flexible schedules and com-
petitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at
www.gleim.com/employment 4-23-08-72-14

BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 4-23-72-14

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

GATOR DOMINOS
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.
SEOE, DFWP
220 N. Main; 352-375-2152 x301
Y www.teamparadigm.com
* I 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


SIll Help Wanted


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


EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
$$$$$$$$$$$$
Best part-time job you'll ever have.
NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St.
352-378-9204
4-23-08-72-14


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


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


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


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


Sales & Leasing Agents
PT & FT openings. Need outgoing,
customer-friendly attitude & strong
sales/closing skills. Excellent bonuses &
benefits packages. Fax/email resume,
cover letter & avail schedule 352-376-6269
hr@trimarkproperties.com
4-23-59-14


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


Statewide Furniture Installers Needed.
Hiring Today for FT&Summer Work. Starting
$10-$12 On EXP. Hotel & Meal Comp.Fast
Advancement, Benefits, Vac & 401K. Must
Have valid FL DL. DFWP 352-373-7516.
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Earn $800-$3200 a month to drive brand
new cars with ads placed on them.
www.AdCarClub.com 4-23-59-14


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Help Wanted*


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 yotiujust
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 answeryour ques-
tions. Send your cover letter, resume and any
other supporting material to: Ad Rep Position
P O 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-
55-14

GRADUATING PRE-MEDS
Clinical Assistant for full time patient care.
Will train. Email.MCAT & resume to: Dr. Levy
afn22025@dox.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/DFW/ets Pref Employer.
7-10-08-58-14

LOOKING FOR LEADERS AND SALES
REPS. Must be self-motivated and hardwork-
ing PT or FT. 50% commission. 88.-464-
0234 4-23-08-36-14

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

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

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

Wanted: Male Camp Counselors
Timber Ridge Camp, a coed, overnight camp
in WV, is seeking energetic & fun staff for a
variety of positions. Competitive pay & travel
allowance. 800.258.2267 or TRCAMPS.com
4-2-08-11-14

PAID ADVERTISING SALES and
MARKETING POSITION. REAL sales and
marketing internship working for Plan It
Florida, the free student planner at Gator
Textbooks! GREAT RESUME BOOSTER!
Call Phil at 610-696-8384 ext 101,
phil@studentmediagroup.com
www.studentmediagroup.com 4-16-08-21-
14

LANDSCAPER NEEDED FT 'W
FOR COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES
VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE & CLEAN
BACKGROUND A MUST. Experience pre-
ferred. Call 352-222-1904 4-15-08-20-14

ARNP/ PA
to conduct adult physical exams, PRN, morn-
ings variable. Fax resume to 352-333-3936.
4-8-08-15-14


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*l1 Help Wanted


Positions avail for PT counselors 11am-6pm
mon-fri Afterschool program forages 10 & up.
starting at $9/hr & up Also Summer Program
counselor positions flex days & hrs. New hi-
tech facility www.hangtimeforkids.com
4-9-08-15-14

Looking for responsible adults who can work
a minimum of 30 hours a week as servers
or take out-counter personals. Nero's pizza
and Italian restaurant. Call 352-871-6748 for
more info or set up interview. 4-2-10-14

TENNIS STAFF NEEDED

The G~itor Tennis Camp is now hiring staff for
this summer. Only skilled, energetic and per-
sonable individuals should apply. Contact M.
B. Chafin at 392-3538 or mbchaf@aol.com
as soon as possible. GTC is held on the cam-
pus in June and July. We are currently in our
32nd season. 4-18-20-14

Part time receptionist/cashier. M-F, 5:30-8:00
PM and Saturday 8:00-6:00. Apply in person,
Palm Chevrolet of Gainesville, 2600 N. Main
St. (352) 376-7581 4-7-08-10-14

SANDY'S SAVVY CHIC RESALE
BOUTIQUE NOW HIRING. Great working
environment PT/FT positions available. $7-
$7.50/hr + incentives. 352-372-1226 2906
NW 13th St. 4-7-08-10-14

ADMIN ASST
For CEO
Must be professional. Typing 55 wpm. Strong
attention to detail. Four year degree a plus.
Able to multi-task. Strong written and verbal
skills. FT. Some Sats. Medical reimburse-
ment bonus and profit sharing. Please send
resume to hr@gleim.com. www.gleim.com
4-7-08-10-14

Head rowing coach beginning summer 2008.
$1000/month/9month rowing season. Details
& application info. http://www.gainesvillearea
rowing.com/coach.htm 4-4-08-8-14

Disabled male student looking for students
to assist in the morning for 45min 2-3 days
per week. Flexible schedule, $10/day job
to begin in mid-august contact: Bill Nabors
bbabors@uga.edu 4-1-08-5-14

EVENT SUPERVISORS
PT SL',isors needed, days, nights, week-
ends. Flexible hours. Great 2nd Job! Apply at
Concessions Office, South End Zone Ben
Hill Griffin Stadium, next to the Gator Sport
Shop 352-375-4683 x6500 4-2-6-14

WAREHOUSE STAFF!
PT inventory control, flexible hours. Great
job for students! Will work around class
schedule. Apply at Concessions Office South
End Zone Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, next to
the Gator Sport Shop 352-375-4683 x6500
4-2-6-14

Gnv Nonprofit seeks Admin Asst. MS Ofc exp
req'd, exp in A/R and sustainable agriculture
a plus. Fax/email resume to 352-377-8363 or
fog@foginfo.org. 4-1-08-5-14

The Honey Baked Ham Co & Cafe is now
hiring for front sales staff & sandwich prep.
Approx 20-25 hrs, $7/hr starting pay. Apply in
person 618 NW 60th St. (Behind McDonalds
on Newberry Rd) Call 331-1253 4-1-08-5-
14

SALES/MARKETING
CONSULTANT
FT. Work with studying products for
accountants and pilots.
Send resume to hr@gleim.com
www.gleim.com 4-8-08-10-14

CARETAKER NEEDED
Great opportunity for psych/special or be-
havior majors. Gain experience in autism
intervention with 21-year-old. Fax resume to
375-4268 4-1-5-14


DENTAL TECH
Experienced only. Fax resume to 375-4268
4-1-5-14

Window Blind Installers
Needed part time for independent contractor.
Please call 352-339-4600 4-23-08-20-14


S | Help Wanted Help Wanted


SChild care center is seeking energetic, cre-
ative, and enthusiastic individuals with a love
for children to staff its child care program.
Interested applicants should email your
resume to kidshineccc@hotmail or apply in
person at 619 NE 1st ST, Gainesville, FL.
4-2-08-5-14

Bright futures scholar wanted for secretarial
work for retired professor, send resume to
229 SW 43rd Terr, Gainesville, FI 32607
4-2-5-14

Local company is seeking trustworthy, en-
thusiastic people to staff a call center. If you
like talking on the phone, are reliable and can
relate well to people, this may be the job for
you. Part-time evening hours and competitive
pay in a high-energy environment. Interested
persons call 352-219-3157 or e-mail Commu
nications.Data@gmail.com for more informa-
tion orto apply. 4-2-08-5-14

Phone Reps
needed 7.00/hr+bonus. Flex.hours.
Send Resumes to
sales@primecaraudio.com.
352-870-4536 leave message
4-9-08-10-14

House Cleaning Job
All around Cleaning & Laundry
F/T M-F 10am-5pm $6.75 hr
Call 256-3323 for more info and interview.
.4-23-08-20-14
MARTIALARTS INSTRUCTOR WANTED
For fastest-growing martial arts school in
Gainesville. Friendly, energetic person.
Experience preferred but not necessary. Will
train. Call 352-375-0700. 4-10-08-10-14

GUTHRIES IS LOOKING FOR FRESH
FACESI We are looking for cashiers, cooks,
and a manager in training. We are also
looking fpr models for our new Gut Girls
Calendar! All applicants please apply in per-
son 1520 SW 13th St. 4-3-5-14

The Salvation Army is looking for a spirit-
filled Youth Minister with Biblical preaching
and teaching experience. For additional
information please call: (352) 376-1743 4-
4-08-5-14

Caregiver needed for,25 yr old disabled girl.
Must have your own personal low profile ve-
hicle (i.e. no SUVs). Must be a UF student.
Position available immediately and must be
able to work through the summer semester
with time off allowed for the Semester break.
Hrs: M-F 5:30pm-8pm. $10 per hr. Luxuriuos
work conditions. Call Jerry at 377-1306 4-
4-5-14

FT receptionist for research clinic. Answer
phone, triage patients, and have experi-
ence with MS Office. Experience with Med
Manager is a plus. Must be well organized.
Fax resume to 331-5761. 4-4-08-5-14

Advanced Web Designer with people skills.
Possible long term and mgmnt/shareholder
position. Music industry knowledge pre-
ferred. Pay hourly or salary. Mike 215-1026.
4-11-08-10-14

Part time work home and office. $9.00/h
start. Weekends and weekdays. Mowing
experience preferred tel. 352-591-3000. 4-
23-08-17-14

Janitorial/ Maintenance Worker
Looking for a full time worker with a positive
attitude and a person who takes pride in a
job well done. Both in and outside work re-
quired at several Gainesville locations. Must
be able to pass a criminal history check, and
have a valid Florida driver's license. Work
schedule is 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Tuesday
through Saturday. $9.00 per hour plus health
insurance and other benefits. An application
may be picked up at 1300 NW 6th Street,
Gainesville, FL 32601, or found online at
www.cdsfl.org
Submit completed application and/or resume
to LaVonya Bryan, 1300 NW 6th Street,
Gainesville, FL 32601. EOE/DFWP 4-2-
2-14

Bookkeeper -- A Student Housing Comm.
near Univ of FL. Duties include A/R, A/P data
entry & gen ofc admin. Prev exp with MRI or
other property mgt software a plus. Comp
salary/benefits. Qualified applicants must
pass a backround/drug test. EOE. Apply
online: www.studenthousing.com/company/
employment.asp 4-7-08-5-14


Perfect Summer Job Near Campus
FT/PT 9-5 M-F Good $$$
Small financial office, must have computer
skills, call 373-3000 or email resume to
totaljlanning@hotmail.com 4-7-5-14

PIZZA MAKER for traditional hand tossed
New Jersey style pizza,EXPERIENCE
REQUIRED,part time hrs, every Thurs &
Fri,SW GNV,please call 745-0456. 4-14-
08-10-14

CASHIERS NEEDED!
PT Cashiers needed. Teller Exp. Preferred.
Days, nights weekends. Flexible hours. Great
2nd Job!Apply at Concessions Office, South
End Zone Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, next to
the Gator Sport Shop 352-375-4683 x6500
4-2-2-14


ll Services

IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
www.carrsmith.com 4-23-72-15

HYPNOTIST Stop smoking. Improve mem-
ory & concentration. Elminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Leam self hypnosis. Low
Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH, NGH
certified 379-1079 4-23-72-15

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

Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services can get you certi-
fied under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos.
Day/eve/wkend. Class sizes limited. 338-
1193 for details. expresstrainingservices.com
4-23-07-72-15

PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
339-2199
4-23-72-15

TLC HORSEBOARD
All facilities & amenities, quality instruc-
tion; 15 minutes from UF. Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Ctr. 8-13-72-15

** GATOR MOVING & STORAGE **
Ask about the student special!
10 Free Boxes ($35 value!).
FL Reg MI 19 One item or a houseful!
Call Nowl 352-374-4791, 800-797-6766
4-23-08-72-15


INJURED?
Law Office of Robert Dixon
Call 352-870-0917
4-23-72-15


DATA RECOVERY by DATATRIANGLE
HARD DRIVE CRASH? General Repair
Professional, CCE Certified, and Reliable
$35/Hour, Only $30 minimum charge
http://www.datatriangle.com 352-231-3300
5-13-33-15

LOSE WEIGHT LIKE CRAZY
Burn Fat, Block Cravings, Boost Energy
I lost 20 Ibs. In 5 weeks!
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Call 352-505-9244 for more info or visit
www.nogginshealth.com.
4-1-10-15

PakMail:We ship anything, anywhere! We
box, crate, or pallet for air,ground or ocean
shipments. FedEx,UPS,ABF,Roadway,DHL.
We ship international. Call for estimate. Ph:
352-368-9779. PakMail343@aol.com 4-
14-08-16-15

MUSICAL STUDIES
Guitar, Piano, Bass, Compose, Drums, Sax,
Flute. ANY style. My home/yours. Have
played/very best! Call 262-4642 for more
info. 4-7-08-10-15


SServices


MATH & PHYSICS TUTOR
First hour free. 10 years of experience.
Bilingual. Call Francisco at 352-494-8582
4-16-15-15

HORSE BOARDING
12 x 12 stall in cement block barn. Good
grass turnout with room to run! Only 3 stalls
available. 352-472-2627 for info & directions.
4-23-08-21-15

RECORD A HITAT TAYLOR MADE MUSIC
Recording Studio. Bands, singers, rappers.
3 hour Intro Rock Block $100. Free set-up.
Pro Tools HD. Live rooms, good ears. Ask for
Glenn 374-9230 or 283-0630 4-9-08-10-15

UNDER SIEGE OF CLUTTER?
Get help. 352-474-6151.
www.pro-organizer.biz 4-23-20-15

GUITAR COACHING
Are you ready to take your playing to the next
level? I can help. FIRST SESSION FREE.
Steve 352-363-0591 .5-15-20-15


I 1 Health Services

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

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

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

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

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

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


M Personals

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

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

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

SAVE ON RAYBAN/SUNGLASSES

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

Free Practice Ball
with any purchase of $10 & more. EZ Tennis.
Will gladly beat any lower price in the world.
Tell your friends. Call 372-2257 4-8-15-18

Free Nylon String.
Just pay labor. Lowest & fastest stringer in
town. Check EZ Tennis for prices-selection
-service. Mention this ad & get free grip.
372-2257 4-8-15-18


m


Pets


Furry, feathery, scaly...no, not your
roommate...pets. Find or advertise your pets
or pet products here in the Pets section of
the Alligator.


Lost & Found

Finders Keepers? If you find something, you
can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost &
found section. Be kind to someone who's
lost what you've found. Call 373-FIND.


a :| Personals


Tennis Squiash Badminton Racquetball
- Table-Tennis Rackets. Lowest prices in the
world. Yes, EZ Tennis will match ebay. Check
us out. 372-2257 4-8-15-18

Free Overgrip
with any stringing. Lots of selection color
- lowest prices. Tell & bing your girlfriends &
boyfriends. Express stringing available at EZ
Tennis 372-2257 4-8-15-18

Yes, EZ Tennis will gladly beat any lower
price yes including ebay. Bring their prices
& get 10% off. Tell your friends. Tell us how to
sell lower to U 372-2257. 4-8-15-18

Tennis Balls as low as $2 or any lower price
U-find. Nylon strings free, Grip Free &-Y-Y-Y
No more excuses. EZ Tennis want U to play
tennis- period. 372-2257 4-8-15-18


II Event Notices


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

Flag Football Toumament 7 on 7
Sat, April 12 @ Citizens Park
$40 registration fee
S$1000 forest place team
619-254-2950 or tstearns@bellsouth.net
4-4-5-2q i


Entertainment

WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKET
Every Sat & Sun Hwy 301
15 min from Gainesville 468-2255
4-23-72-21

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

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


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GMG TRANSPORT
Cheapest fixed price in town to So. FL.
Buy tickets on line, over the phone, in per-
son. $35 One Way $45 Rount Trip.
Regular and Reverse Trips One Price
www.gmgtrans.com 352-215-8196
4-23-72-23

JAX & ORLANDO INT'LAIRPORTS
and Beaches 4 daily trips.
$40-$45 ONE WAY or $65-$75 RT
RUNWAYS. Travel Better.
www.rnwy.com 800-578-6929 4-23-08-
72-23

SIGNATURE SHUTTLE
WEEKLY MIAMI BUS SERVICE
UF ORL, FT.P, FT.L, WPB, POMP, MIA
PH 219-8778. ORDER ONLINE AT:
GOSIGNATURESHUTTLE.COM 4-23-69-
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Sports
TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2008


ALLIGATOR
www.alligatorSports.org


Gators head to New York for semis


4
Casey Brooke Lawson / Alligator
UF guard Walter Hodge scores against Mississippi State's Jarvis Var-
nado during the Gators' 68-59 home loss to the Bulldogs on March 1.


* UF FACES MASSACHUSETTS AT 7 P.M.

By DANNY KLEIN
Alligator Staff Writer
dklein@alligator.org
Maybe Walter Hodge dressed in the dark Friday
morning. Or maybe, without even noticing, he found
a way to send the strongest message of all.
"Wish you were here."
Printed on a 2006 NCAA Final Four shirt, the ju-
nior donned the top with the directive before Friday's
practice, just four days before the Gators' National
Invitation Tournament semifinal matchup.
Hodge said the move was unintentional, but the
irony was fitting nonetheless.
"I've worn this a few times,"
Hodge said. "Its no big deal."
Listening to the Gators speak
Men's and watching them play lately,
B 0s l one might actually believe UF's
Basketball eldest player. The team has
bonded ever since it flaked out
of the Southeastern Conference
'Tournament.
It seems the disappointment of the crushing loss
to Alabama coupled with UF coach Billy Donovan's
decision to kick the team out of the practice facility
has materialized a sense of humility and understand-
ing in the young group. UF won the first two games
of the NIT by an average of 26 points and beat No. 1
seed Arizona State by 13.
"It was kind of embarrassing for our team, but we
learned from it," freshman Nick Calathes said. "We
finally started to listen."
The Gators' transformation will be on dis-
play again Tuesday night at 7, when UF takes on
Massachusetts in the semifinals of the NIT.
The game is set to tip off in Madison Square
Garden in New York and pits two longtime friends
against each other in a unique battle.
Massachusetts coach Travis Ford was a three-year
player under UF coach Billy Donovan while Donovan
was an assistant at Kentucky The two developed a
dose relationship during their days in Lexington,
where they squared off in heated one-on-one battles
during the season. Ford was forced to sit his first sea-
SEE HOOPS, PAGE 23


UF FOOTBALL

RB Moody adjusting to spread offense


By MIKE McCALL
Alligator Staff Writer
mmccall@alligator.org
The buzz started as soon as Emmanuel
Moody decided to transfer to UF.
After a promising freshman season
at Southern Cal in which he gained 459
yards in nine games and earned Pacific-10
Conference Offensive Freshman of the Year
honors, Moody looked like an easy fix to
the Gators' problems at running back.
The position has struggled since the
arrival of coach Urban Meyer's spread


Moody


offense before the 2005
season, with quarter-
back Tim Tebow and
receiver Percy Harvin
leading the team in
rushing last year. There
were just two backs
- Kestahn Moore
and Brandon James
- among the top seven


in yards on the ground.
Moody hopes to change that, but before
he can be a savior, he has to learn the of-


fense.
"It's a totally different language," said
Moody, who has played in single-back and
I-formations ever since Pee Wee football.
"Everything is new the steps, how far
you are from the line and the whole of-
fense."
So far, Meyer hasn't been thrilled with
Moody's progress, and the coach said
Monday that Moody was fourth on the
depth chart behind Moore, Chris Rainey
and James, although he added that it only
SEE FOOT, PAGE 23


UF squares


off against


FSU in Jax

By EVAN DREXLER
Alligator Staff Writer
edrexler@alligator.org
Until recently, Tony Davis has been the
epitome of one-and-done.
The sophomore southpaw regularly
comes in to pitch to a single batter and then
returns to the dugout, job well done.
Against Miami in early March, Davis
made three appearances in three games,
each time facing the Hurricanes' lefty
Yonder Alonso. Alonso popped out twice
and walked on the third day.
"Being in big situations like that is defi-
nitely a lot of fun," Davis said. "I knew a
lot about him coming in. I knew he was
real good."
Entering last weekend, Davis had seven
innings pitched over 12 appearances an
average of 0.58 innings per appearance,
the smallest on the roster. But now, with
injuries riddling the pitching staff, Davis
has seen playing time considerably longer
than one batter and is one of the keys to the
Gators' bullpen the rest of the season.
"It's real hard for lefties to pick
it up."
Tony Davis "*"
UF sophomore pitcher

Against LSU on Sunday, Davis went 1
1/3 innings, allowing one hit but striking
out three Tigers in relief of Tommy Toledo.
On March 25 against Jacksonville, Davis
threw a season-high 12/3 innings.
And with a team-low, razor-thin 1.08
ERA, don't be surprised if Davis is called
on in No. 19 UF's Tuesday-night contest
against No. 6 Florida State at the Baseball
Grounds of Jacksonville at 7.
Davis' arm angle dropped in the off-
season, and he credits that change with
helping him pitch to lefties.
"It's real hard for lefties to pick it up,"
Davis said.
Instead of throwing overhand, Davis'
arm comes much closer to a side-arm slant.
Combine that with a delivery that starts
out from behind lefties' backs, and the
Gators have a pitcher they can count on
to retire lefties. Neither his parents nor his
two sisters are left-handed.
SEE BASE, PAGE 23


Women's NCAA Tournament:
Women's NCAA Tournament:


(2) LSU
(1) North Carolina
MLB:
Pittsburgh
Atlanta


11 (12)


EWomen's NCAA Tournament:
Regional Finals
ESPN, 7 p.m. 11 p.m.
S]Men's NIT:
(2) Mississippi vs. (1) Ohio State
ESPN2, 9 p.m.


Former Gators running back Terry
Jackson was hired Monday as director of
player and community relations. Jackson
was a member of the 1996 National
Championship team before his seven-
year career in the NFL.


0 The No. 3 Gators will host a regional
for the NCAA Championships on April
12 and compete against No. 9 UCLA,
No. 15 Nebraska, No. 21 N.C. State,
No. 25 West Virginia and No. 34 North
Carolina. The top two will advance.


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22, ALLIGATOR E TUESDAY, APRIL 1,2008


Rare heel injury leaves Harvin's status uncertain


* THE RECEIVER MAY NEED SURGERY.

By EVAN DREXLER
Alligator Staff Writer
edrexler@alligator.org

After a weekend of waiting for word on
UF wide receiver Percy Harvin's injury, coach
Urban Meyer said Monday that the team has
yet to commit to surgery for Harvin.
Meyer was part of a conference call over
the*,eekend with doctors, and they deter-
mined performing surgery is still a possibil-
ity.
"Not too many guys have ever had this,"
Meyer said. "The MRI showed that it's a sig-
nificant injury. We just want to make sure we
do it right."
The decision has been delayed because of
the rarity of Harvin's injury.
"When I hear a doctor say, 'Well, we've
never really dealt with this,' they're making a
lot of calls to see if anybody else in the coun-
try is dealing with this," Meyer said.
Harvin's injury was caused by overuse,
Meyer said, and spread from his heel to his
knee.
"He's in pain," Meyer said. "He's trying to
compensate for his heel and now he's starting
to have knee and hip issues. He's had this for
a couple years. He actually had this injury, he
noticed it in high school and it came to a head
last summer. We thought it was tendinitis."
Harvin was the Gators' leading receiver
last season, catching 59 passes for 858 yards
and four touchdowns.
He was also UF's second-leading rusher


behind quarterback Tim Tebow, carrying the
ball 83 times for 764 yards and six touch-
downs.
He missed two games last season while
hospitalized with migraines.

CAL RB EYES UF: California's James
Montgomery, the Golden Bears' No. 1 tailback
at the start of spring practice, made a trip to
Gainesville last week in hopes of transferring
to UF.
"If Florida offers him (a scholarship), this
is where he's going," friend and UF wide
receiver Carl Moore said follow-
,:ing practice Saturday afternoon.
Montgomery and Moore
FO grew up in the Sacramento area
ball and played together at Rancho
Cordova High.
Montgomery could not be reached for
comment.
The Gators did not offer Montgomery a
scholarship before he flew back to Sacramento
on Sunday, Montgomery's father, James Sr.,
said.
Moore said UF wants Montgomery to
come back for a second visit, but the running
back already has plans to go to Washington
State this weekend.
UF, WashingtonStateand SouthCarolina top
Montgomery's list of potential transfer schools.
As a redshirt freshman last season,
Montgomery backed up departing senior
Justin Forsett, playing in 13 games and rush-
ing for 171 yards and two touchdowns on 36
carries.
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Conference leaders look forward to neutral-site matchup


UMass 7-footer

has ties to UF

HOOPS, from page 21

son after transferring, so Donovan would keep
him fresh by challenging him after practice.
"He and I developed a very close relation-
ship," Donovan said. "I think my bond with
him is maybe a little different."
Massachusetts is coming off a shocking win
against Syracuse, where the Minutemen battled
back from a 22-point deficit to take the road
game. Massachusetts is an impressive 24-10 on
the season and is led by guard Gary Forbes, who
averages 19.5 points per game.
On the roster as well is 7-foot-1 Luke Bonner,
the brother of former UF player Matt Bonner.
Bonner should pose a tough challenge for
the Gators' front line, led by a
surging Marreese Speights.
He appears almost giddy
at the idea of heading to New
York and the chance to play
in Madison Square Garden.
"That's a dream place,"
Speights said. "It's been in
Speights movies and everything."
Speights has no inten-
tion of letting his teammates spoil his image of
the place dubbed "The World's Most Famous
Arena."
Guard Jai Lucas told him it was dirty, but
Speights said he has to see for himself.
"They said the arena and the whole city is
dirty," Speights said. "I don't believe them."
New York native Jonathan Mitchell shares
Speights' sentiments.
Mitchell played in the Garden twice in high
school, where he is 2-0.
"I told them it's nothing like anything they've
seen before," Mitchell said. "They're going to be
shell-shocked."
Mitchell said he has taken on the role of tour
guide and plans to show his teammates around
if the squad has any down time.
Among the must-see spots are Times Square
and the NBA Store.
"Some of these guys are tourists," he said.
Included in Mitchell's tour will be a stop at
any New York pizza place, where he can en-
lighten his teammates.
"These guys think the pizza out here's pretty
good," he said. "I just need to show them some
real pizza."


BASE, from page 21


Though he was a starting pitcher at
North Broward Prep, Davis has no prob-
lems staying with a middle-relief role.
"It wasn't a tough transition," Davis
said. "Pitching is pitching. You come in,
throw strikes, get people out. You're still
trying to do the same thing."
If Davis takes the mound Tuesday in a
tough situation bases loaded, no outs
for example he won't mind at all.
"It's a good pressure," Davis said.


"If I sat here and told you it wasn't ex-
citing and my heart wasn't pumping, I
shouldn't be out there in the first place."
Both the Gators
(20-6, 7-2 Southeastern
Conference) and
the Seminoles (23-3,
Baseball 11-1 Atlantic Coast
Conference) are on top of
their conferences and will play once more
this season, in Tallahassee on April 15.
Last season's UF-FSU game in
Jacksonville set a Florida college baseball
record with 12,280 fans in the park.


UF will start Stephen Locke (2-0,4.07
ERA) against FSU's Ryan Strauss (2-0,
6.93). Locke earned the 6-1 win over
Florida State on March 18. It will be UF
coach Kevin O'Sullivan's first time at the
Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.
"I haven't been in that stadium, but I
heard last year there was a great crowd
there," O'Sullivan said. "It will be great
atmosphere for everybody."
The Gators will likely be without
freshman Josh Adams, who fouled a ball
off his left ankle on Sunday and is day-
to-day.


Expectations high despite lack of experience in offense

FOOT, from page 21


takes one good or bad practice to shake
up that list.
"He's very talented, but it's too early
to say what his role will be," Meyer
said. "He has a long way to go, but his
attitude is tremendous. As far as learn-
ing, he's a little behind. I didn't think
he would be that far behind because he
was here all fall. It seems like everything
is new, and it shouldn't be that way. He
is very talented, though."
He may be struggling a bit with
blocking schemes and consistency, but
his strength is still there making
people miss.
"His moves are so quick," UF line-
backer Brandon Spikes said. "If you
aren't a really sound football player,
he's probably going to get you with his
moves. He's just really good at making
guys miss one-on-one, and that's the
whole thing for a running back.
"He's dangerous. If he gets in the
open field, he can pop one. You aren't
going to catch him from behind."
His shiftiness displayed in daz-
zling high school and college highlight
tapes captured the attention of Gators
fans and coaches and left them hoping
he can be UF's first 1,000-yard back
since Ciatrick Fason in 2004.
The expectations are high, especially
for someone who hasn't played a game
or even earned a starting spot.
"I can only control what I do, so
I'll do the best I can with my ability,"
Moody said. "I'll take the opportunity
that the coaches give me and make the
most of it, and if it's not what everyone
expected... I'm sorry."


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