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VOLUME 101 ISSUE 142


TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2008


UF adds fee option to provide budget relief


* FEE LETS COLLEGES
CHARGE FOR EQUIPMENT.

By LIA GANOSELLIS
Alligator Writer
eganosellis@alligator.org

Equipment-use fees that UF
piloted this semester in f6ur col-
leges will be made available across


the university this fall as part of a
larger effort to generate funds in
light of major budget cuts.
The fee allows UF colleges and
departments to charge students
per credit hour for "significant
equipment" in a course, which
could include microscopes, musi-
cal instruments and video equip-
ment, as long as the college shows


"I'm no longer going to sit
around and wait for the
state."
Bernie Machen
UF president

records proving the equipment is
used.
The specific amounts of the fees


depend on the equipment covered.
The charges will include costs for
repair, replacement and insurance
for class equipment and will only
apply to undergraduate students.
SEach college must fill out an ap-
plication form before implement-
ing a fee. College deans will have
authority to lower proposed fees,
and the Office of the Provost must


approve each amount.
In a meeting with Alligator re-
porters on Thursday, UF President
Bernie Machen said funds gener-
ated through fees would likely be-
come an important resource for UF
to get back in the black following
an anticipated blow to its budget.

SEE FEE, PAGE 10


ELECTIONS 2008

Dems' ads hostile in Pa.


By KATIE GALLAGHER
Alligator Writer
kgallagher@alligator.org

With the approach of today's
Pennsylvania presidential primary the
first Democratic primary since March 11
- campaigning by both candidates has
gotten aggressive.
Referring to a highly publicized, com-
ment recently made by her opponent, an
advertisement endorsed by Sen. Hillary
Clinton opens, "Barack Obama said that
people in small towns 'cling to guns or
religion...as a way to explain their frustra-
tions....'"
The ad features men and women look-
ing into the camera saying things like, "It


just shows how out of touch Barack Obama
is," and "The good people of Pennsylvania
deserve a lot better than -what Barack
Obama said."
Sen. Barack Obama
released an ad calling
Clinton's recent ads
j "eleventh-hour smears
paid for by lobbyist
money."
The Pennsylvania
primary, which experts
Clinton expect Clinton to win,
has carried increasingly more weight for
both candidates, said Michael Heaney, a
UF political science assistant professor.
SEE PRIMARY, PAGE 10


By RACHEL ARROYO
Alligator Writer

Andrew Enriquez, a third-year his-
tory student, had 212 friends, pumped iron
whenever he could and loved listening to
Tupac according to his Facebook profile.
When 20-year-old Enriquez died in a
car accident in September 2007, many of
those 212 friends turned to his abruptly
abandoned profile for another glimpse at
his warm smile.
The dead are memorialized through
prayer cards, candlelight vigils, flower gar-
dens and scholarship funds.
But today's youth are turning to more
unconventional means of remembering
those who have died.
They're memorializing their loved ones
through Facebook.


Eight months later, Enriquez is still be-
ing tagged in pictures and receiving wall
posts from friends.
Sentiments like "missing you," "think-
ing of you" and "can't believe it's been
eight months, home" serve as a gentle re-
minder that Enriquez was, and
On the stillis,lovedbymany.
Web Wayne Griffin, associate
director of the UF Counseling
Center and a specialist in loss and bereave-
meit, said that Facebook is a great tool for
not only remembering the dead but for
helping those who are grieving to express
their emotions in a healthy way.
"In the virtual world, we try to create
worlds or existences that parallel our own
but last longer," Griffin said.

SEE FACEBOOK, PAGE 4


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who has high-
functioning
autism is learn-
ing to cope with
his disorder and
the world around
him. See photo
story, Page 8.


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Olympics. He-will
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trials in June.
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TUESDAY, APRIL 22,2008 1 ALLIGATOR, 3


Contacting trustees requires going through middleman


By DEBORAH SWERDLOW
Alligator Writer
dswerdlow@alligator.org

At the beginning of the fall, all
it took was two clicks from UF's
home page to call up your favorite
UF trustee and ask him or her your
burning question. But not today.
UF's Board of Trustees, the uni-
versity's highest governing body,
used to provide phone numbers
for each trustee except for the
Student Body president on its
Web site.
But since September 2007, ques-
tions have gone through Brian
Beach, the board's liaison, and Beach
has forwarded them to the trustees.
Beach said he took the phone
numbers off the Web site because
trustees were receiving disruptive
phone calls at home in the middle
of the night.
But only four out of the 12 phone
numbers formerly listed were home
phone numbers.
He said the sudden influx of calls
might have been due to the Tasering
of a UF student by University Police
Department officers at a campus


speech.
Beach said the system was also
changed because he knows when
the trustees are reachable, so he can
direct questions to the trustees who
are available and can provide the
best answers.
The site currently lists one UF
phone number and address, which
connects to Beach's secretary for
board activities, he said.
If someone wants to e-mail ma-
terials to
UF the board,
Administratioa he said he
offers his
e-mail ad-
dress and then forwards the mes-
sage to the trustees.
He said he never screens the
questions.
. "I don't look at something and
say, 'Oh, that's not worthy of trustee
contact,'" he said. "That's never go-
ing to happen."
Although Beach and the trustees
stand by the new system, three of
Florida's public universities provide
direct contact information for their
trustees and six others list a group
e-mail address.


Only one other Florida college,
New College of Florida, does not
provide any contact information on
its board's Web site.
Beach said he didn't feel that
listing the trustees' e-mail addresses
was necessary, and he hasn't heard
any complaints.
Dianna Morgan, the board's
chairwoman, said she hasn't heard
any concerns either, and she said
she feels the board is still adequately
available.
"I certainly feel like given the
communication I've received in the
last few weeks that there is ample
access," Morgan said.
Between the impending bud-
get cuts and the Students for a
Democratic Society's hunger strike,
she said she responded to about 20
letters and e-mails last week.
Morgan's home number was one
of the four listed before the change,
and she said she remembers two
nights in particular when she re-
ceived calls every hour until about
4 a.m.
She said calls to a trustee's busi-
ness could be just as disruptive
because they interrupt the trustees'


jobs.
"We love our work at the univer-
sity, but we do recognize that we all
have other responsibilities in life,"
she said.
Cynthia O'Connell, another
trustee, works as senior vice
president of a public relations firm.
O'Connell said she used to receive
unexpected calls at her office about
UF business, which made it difficult
to balance her work duties.


She said the new system is more
efficient because Beach can direct
questions to her when she's avail-
able.
She still receives the same num-
ber of questions a week any-
where from two to 10 depending on
the time of year, she said.
"Anybody who's needed to talk
to me has had no trouble finding
me," she said. "I don't feel like we're
isolated."


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* Dianna Morgan, retired, former senior vice president of public affairs
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* Ryan Moseley, UF Student Body president
* Cindy O'Connell, senior vice president of Hill and Knowlton,
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* S. Daniel Ponce, partner in Leon, Ponce and Fodiman, P.A. law firm
* Earl Powell, founding partner and chairman emeritus of Trivest Partners, L.P.
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Facebook memorials help students stay connected to friends who have died


FACEBOOK, from page 1

Flowers set out for a person are eventually
going to wilt and die, but Internet profiles
have longevity, he said.
Enriquez's older sister, Amanda Enriquez,
comments on his page at least once a week,
she said.
She writes simply to say "hello," to tell
him her plans for the day or to wish him a
"Happy Easter."
Before making a recent visit to his
gravesite, she left a message that read, "go-
ing to go visit u now..i love you andy!"
She has yet to figure out her brother's
account password, so for now his profile
remains exactly how he left it, and she takes
solace in reading other people's messages to
her little brother.
"Seeing people write on it makes me feel
better," said Enriquez's sister, a student at
the University of Miami. "I know my mom
got a Facebook because of it."
She said her mother, Sue Enriquez,
opened the account so that she could read
the affectionate messages regularly left by
his friends on the popular social network-
ing site.
When a young student dies, many friends
and family members are not present but still
want to feel connected, even if they can't
make the memorial services, Griffin said.
Online communities, like Facebook and
MySpace, allow them to be involved, even
from a distance.
"It provides a way for them to express
themselves as if they were there; a virtual
reality," Griffin said.
But, in some cases, even the virtual reality
is short-lived.
Facebook policy expects profiles of the
dead to be turned into memorials, but is
vague about how long profiles will be kept
active.
"When we are notified that a user has
died, we will generally, but are not obligated
to, keep the user's account active under a
special memorialized status for a period of
time determined by us to allow other users
to post and view comments," according to
Facebook's Terms of Use.
Even so, Facebook administrators re-
ally have no way of knowing that a user has
died unless someone notifies them, so these
profiles may be overlooked for an indefinite
amount of time. This is good for Nicole
Martingano, a junior studying criminology,
who uses these virtual memorials to stay
connected.


When UF student Eric Gold died,
Martingano lost both a therapist and a
friend.
"One day you're working with that per-
son, and the next day you see them on the
front page of the Alligator," she said.
Gold died at Shands at UF in January 2008
after a long struggle with lymphoma cancer.
"One day you're working with that
person, and the next day you see
them on the front page of the
Alligator."
Nicole Martingano
UF criminology junior

Though Gold, a second-year law student,
had been in and out of hospitals his entire
life, he never let his health problems get in
the way, Martingano said.
The two met after Martingano was hit by
a drunken driver in 2006. After coming out of
a coma, she was left with severe brain dam-
age and facial paralysis.
Gold was Martingano's speech therapist
and spent countless hours teaching her how
to speak and swallow again.
"He was somebody who saw people
through," she said.


While nothing will bring Gold back,
Martingano can recall fond memories with a
click of the mouse.
He's still eating at The Swamp Restaurant
with friends, posing in cap and gown at
graduation and hugging his girlfriend.
Still images keep him alive in the minds
of all those leaving comments on his page,
including Martingano, who left one recently
thanking Gold for the role he played in help-
ing her recover from her accident.
"It was just me thinking about Eric," she
said.
Griffin's dealings with those in mourn-
ing have taught him that many people find
it physically hard to express their feelings
following a tragedy. Facebook allows those
who bottle their emotions to express them
in a relatively private yet public manner,
Griffin said. Two-way dialogue once took
place strictly in person.
"Growing up, that kind of connection oc-
curred in small towns at viewings," he said.
Now two-way dialogue can occur over
the computer in the form of written commu-
nication, where healing can occur between
friends and family members who are oceans
apart. Sentiments that may have been hard
for some to share in person can be expressed
over the computer without a spoken word,
Griffin said.


Photo Illustration by Harrison Diamond / Alligator Staff
A message written on Andrew Enriquez's Facebook wall by his sister Amanda Enriquez
after his death.


While personal profiles tend to contain
messages addressed to the one who has
passed away, group profiles provide a
chance for family and friends to share their
feelings by rallying behind the person being
remembered.
Healing can be facilitated through shar-
ing anecdotes and observations about loved
ones, Griffin said.
Catherine Barclift, a graduate of Florida
State University and a new law student at
UF, was killed in November 2007 after she
was hit by a car while jogging. That day, stu-
dents created a group called "Im Praying for
Catherine Barclift," and though she passed
away the next day, the group still has 862
members.
Two other groups, "Petition for an
Honorary J.D. (Juris Doctor) for Catherine
Barclift" and "I'm running for Catherine,"
were also created in her honor.
Jillian Levy, a senior law student, was
Barclift's ambassador at law school orien-
tation and was immediately struck by her
enthusiasm.
"My favorite thing about Catherine was
how naturally magnetic she was," Levy said.
"People were just drawn to her because she
was so friendly, energetic and genuinely
kind. Everyone loved being around her be-
cause she was just so happy all of the time."
When Barclift died, she was training for
a marathon with some friends from law
school.
"I'm Running for Catherine" was a group
created for those who planned on running
in the race to honor her, Levy said. To Levy
and many others, Facebook provided a way
for family and friends to remember Barclift
together.
"I think the most important thing about it
was that it was a place to grieve with other
people who knew her and understood the
silly little stories and memories that we
missed the most," Levy said.
In her most recent message on the "I'm
Running for Catherine" page, Levy thanked
those who participated in the run for Barclift,
saying that Barclift would have loved the
involvement.
While friends and family will grow old,
Enriquez, Gold and Barclift will be forever
young in the minds of those who remember
them through their Facebook profiles.
"For me, sometimes I'll find myself just
thinking about Catherine and will pull up
her profile," Levy said. "Even if we're not
all talking about it everyday, you can see on
the groups or her profile that we still think
about her a lot."


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TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2008 ALLIGATOR, 5


IFAS professor receives UF's highest faculty honor


By KATIE SANDERS
Alligator Writer
ksanders@alligator.org

At age 16, Lynn Bailey represented her
home state of South Carolina in a nation-
wide 4-H competition for her research on
nutrition and healthy dieting.
About 50 years later, Bailey, now a UF
food science and human nutrition professor,
is still reeling in awards for her studies on
nutrition, vitamins and diets.
Bailey was named this year's UF Teacher
Scholar of the Year, UF's highest award for
faculty. To Bailey, the award is a lifetime
achievement and a lesson in humility be-
cause she knows the caliber of those she was
chosen over, she said.
Bailey said her 4-H experiences are what
motivated her to become a college professor
and make nutrition, specifically a vitamin
called folate, which can prevent birth de-
fects, the focus of her life's work.
Bailey has been teaching for 30 years at
UE She also collaborates with the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention, Peking
University Health Science Center and a re-
search group at UF's Institute of Food and
Agricultural Sciences to study nutrition in
Northern China.
Consumption of folate is low in that area


because of limited foods rich in folic acid,
such as fruits and vegetables. Deficiency
leads to increased numbers of children born
with spina bifida, a disease that causes pa-
ralysis and brain damage.
Bailey said her favorite part of her job is
incorporating her real-life research in China
to support her classroom lessons at UF, she
said.
"I'm a better teacher because of my re-
search," she said.
Bailey was joined by her husband, Gary
Rodrick, also a professor in the depart-
ment, and her 86-year-
UF old mother from South
Academics Carolina at a Thursday
awards ceremony at
Emerson Alumni Hall.
In addition to receiving a gold medallion
framed in a glass case and a plaque describ-
ing her honor, Bailey also received $5,000
that she hasn't decided how to spend.
"I haven't gotten beyond just enjoying
the moment," she said. "IFAS is very proud
of this award."
Jimmy Cheek, senior vice president of
IFAS, said in a telephone interview that he
has known Bailey for more than 30 years.
"It couldn't have happened to a more
competent faculty member and a nicer per-
son," Cheek said.


Harrison Diamond / Alligator Staff
Lynn Bailey poses in her lab in the Food Science and Human Nutrition building Monday
afternoon. Bailey was selected as the UF Teacher Scholar of the Year for 2008.


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Editorial


Green Goals

UF has come a long way

but still has work to do

UF's ongoing campus sustainability efforts and the progress
that has been made to reduce the university's large environ-
mental impact.
Since 2001, UF has adopted Leadership in Energy and
Environmental Design (LEED) criteria for design and construc-
tion for all major new construction and renovation projects on
campus.
Last year, the UF's Physical Plant Division pledged a com-
mitment to green cleaning practices throughout the 900-plus
buildings maintained by the department. That included "green-
er" training programs for custodial supervisors and staff and
reducing the amount of harmful compounds used in cleaning.
The Office of Sustainability has also worked with dining
services to develop a plan for implementing sustainability
into the food we eat on campus, including regional sourcing
of food, green catering, energy conservation and transportation
impacts. Gator Dining is also in the process of switching over
all of its disposable service items to biodegradable and recycled
options.
While all these big changes are a great way for one of the
largest campuses in the nation to foster a green image, it's im-
portant to us that the little things are not overlooked.
Though the larger initiatives are more visible and certainly
benefit the sustainability goal, we all know that the little things
add up, too.
For example, while the UF Sustainable Purchasing Directive
suggests that offices purchase recycled paper and durable
and reusable goods, they are as of now not required to do
so. Environmentally preferable products are to be purchased
whenever practical. With the hundreds of printers across cam-
pus and thousands of pages printed each day, we think it's im-
portant that a higher priority is placed on reducing the amount
of wasted paper and other office supplies. Purchasing recycled
products should be the norm.
That being said, we also think it would be an environmen-
tally sound practice if professors began to encourage their
students to hand in papers and projects printed on both sides
of the page. This would essentially cut the amount of paper
students use in half and is a relatively easy and small change
that could have a potentially large impact if implemented across
campus. To take it a step further, professors could take the same
approach when printing tests and syllabuses and reduce the
amount of waste even more.
Another point of wastefulness is campus maintenance. Any
student would be hard-pressed to find a day on campus when
someone is not utilizing a leaf blower to keep the UF grounds
aesthetically pleasing. This is a concentrated waste of energy
and resources. Random trees and bricked landscape areas also
seem to appear overnight. We certainly enjoy having a pretty
place to walk to class that is filled with lush trees and plants,
but we don't understand why so much energy is expended on
maintaining the green vegetation and lawns. The vast expanse
of St. Augustine grass is not sustainable it requires regular
watering in the heat, doesn't produce seed and must be treated
with herbicides and pesticides. It would make more sense to
seed grass or maybe just make peace with the stubborn.dan-
delions.
Little changes, such as presenting an information booklet
to incoming freshmen about living green on campus, increas-
ing the number of recycling bins, not running the escalators at
Library West all night and keeping every building on campus
at a steady 75 degrees could go a long way to keep with the
university's green efforts and encourage student participation
all year round.


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Column

Compassion needed to overcome past


N nature takes wood in one of two ways: either fire not.
bums it or water rots it away. If that wood forms the This is where painful hi
walls of a building, the way it happens can make all really does toy with us. There
the difference in the world. universal way to grieve. On(
So it is with the Cotton Club here in Gainesville. Don't needs to destroy every men
feel bad if you've never heard of it neither had I until from a relationship after a dev
recently. The Cotton Club was the name of an old one-room Gerald Liles ing break up. Another girl can
hall in the 1950s that now sits falling apart on Southeast letters@alligator.org to 'their song' on the mix CD th
Seventh Avenue. boyfriend made for her with(
Originally built at Camp Blanding in Starke as a military causing any pain at all. I have
post warehouse, it was sold, taken apart and moved board- detect any common rhyme or reason in coping with so
for-board to Gainesville after the war in 1946. and from what I can tell, neither have psychologists.
Five years later, the room that once housed mail was I should point out that the random pedestrian my f
filled with jazz music. The Cotton Club joined what came spoke to was ultimately speaking for himself he
to be called the Chitlin' Circuit, a group of venues black mu- have been misrepresenting the sentiment of the maj
sicians could play at as racist segregation raged. It hosted of the neighborhood. Even if that were the case thou
greats like James Brown, B.B. King and Brook Benton. It still can't deem his feelings illegitimate. The problem i
was very successful, but the city refused to renew its license there.
- too many impressionable white UF students were going So what should be done with the Cotton Club? Hon
there. I don't think there is a "should" there. The question is
By 1953, the music had stopped. will we do?
Well, 55 years later, a movement was created to restore Pain, like wood, always goes away with some cor
the Cotton Club to the way it looked in its heyday. But if tion of fire and water: anger and tears. There is no
you think the entire black community in the neighborhood dimension there
around it is a fan of the idea, think again. If the hall where James Brown clutched his heart
A friend of mine who volunteers with the Powell Center then motioned as if dealing it out like poker cards is
for Sustainability had a conversation with an African into a museum, for some it will be an ugly reminded
American local during his site survey. With great respect, ark a m ae permanent. If the building is dem
he let my friend know that he and most of the black com- many will feel an important reminder of a rich history
munity he knew would prefer to see the building burned many will feel an important reminder of a rich hito
down. be lost, and they will be upset.
To avoid misinterpretation, he was not speaking liter- Whatever the scenario, each side needs to extend
ally. He just meant that he didn't want to preserve a pain- passion to the other. This is the case where sympathy
ful reminder from a time when poor black citizens' deaths eclipse misunderstanding. As Mr. Brown bellowed mi
did not even warrant acknowledgement in The Gainesville call, "Please, please, please!"
Sun's obituaries. Gerald Liles is a history and religion senior. His column
I disagree with him, but can I blame him? Of course pears on Tuesdays.
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Letters to the Editor
Column on pope was ignorant
I was disappointed, but not
surprised, by Vincent Massaro's
column Monday about the
pope's U.S. visit. It confirmed
what many people know but do
not want to admit: Anti-Catholic
speech is one of the remaining ac-
ceptable forms of discrimination
in America today.
The title would have readers
believe that Mr. Massaro has
reasonable concern over the exor-
bitant reception of Pope Benedict
XVI in our country.
However, if you read his


column, you would have been
treated to an incoherent and ig-
norant diatribe against not only
the pope but the Roman Catholic
Church and all Catholics of good
faith. Not only was his indict-
ment of the pope based mainly
on the actions of others (CNN
commentators, spectators, etc.),
but Massaro also tastelessly re-
duced the Catholic liturgy to a
"shindig" or a "boring" sporting
event.
If there is any redeeming value
to be found in Monday's column,
it is at the end, when he suggests


that the Church shot
to help the poor. H
attempt at compassic
ly be taken seriously
a shameless display
ranted disdain, disr
quite frankly, bigotry



Other issues surround
Despite all of t
views that could ha'
cussed regarding the
Mr. Massaro chose to


uld do more lessly instead. There were so
however, this many issues deserving attention,
on can hard- and yet all Mr. Massaro could
amidst such seem to focus on was the pope's
Sof unwar- bling.
respect, and, I couldn't care less about the
pope as a religious or political
Mark LaBelle figure. However, the space Mr.
2FA Massaro is afforded could have
been put to valuable use for the
id pope visit discussion of a myriad of philo-
he different sophical issues surrounding the
ve been dis- pope's visit.
pope's visit, For example: What asso-
Sbabble aim- ciation, if any, is appropriate for
a sitting president to have with


a religious leader? Should the
pope's own beliefs implore him
to hock his bling to feed a few
hungry mouths? What is the
pope's responsibility to molesta-
tion victims of American priests?
Surely any of these questions
would have been a more effec-
tive use of column inches than
the inane ramblings that I can
only assume were a half-hearted
attempt at humor. I've come to
expect more from such a distin-
guished paper.
Rob Myers
Gainesville resident


Guest Co;'i :

Unrealistic cultural expectations of beauty unfair to women


You've seen them at the Plaza of the
Americas: Student Government-
sponsored billboards, in an effort
to boost self-esteem, encouraging women
to love their bodies, claiming that "diets
don't work" and assuring everyone that
confident women who don't worry about
looking like supermodels are sexier than
those who do.
Self-esteem and confidence are won-
derful to have, but they don't tell the
whole story. The truth is, regardless of
how we feel about ourselves, women are
judged for our appearances, and we face
material and social consequences if we
don't conform to the culturally accepted
standard of beauty
A 2004 study by the Bureau of Labor
Statistics confirmed this: Overweight and
obese white women get paid less than
their thinner counterparts, while white


men don't face the same discrimination.
No amount of self-confidence in the world
will make up for getting paid less for do-
ing the same work.
For women, maintaining our appear-
ance to fit into a standard of beauty is
like another job. It requires time spent on
hair care, putting on makeup and shop-
ping for and picking out the right clothes
- and sometimes, these beauty rituals
can be downright painful (bikini waxes,
anyone?).
Beauty standards are often based on
classist and racist ideas; in other times,
heavier women were preferred because it
indicated that one had access to adequate
food.
Now, thin and tan are the standards
because they indicate access to money
and time for expensive health foods
and gym memberships. If you're thin,


Campus NOW however, it doesn't
Speaking Out end there. Women
still face pressure to
have a full bust and
"curves." Regardless of what kind of bod-
ies we have, women still face pressure to
conform to an impossible standard few
can achieve without surgery or airbrush-
ing. The pursuit of beauty is endless for
women; cosmetics is a multi-million dol-
lar industry, and these corporations know
that playing to an audience of women
who face discrimination based on their
looks will help them move products.
Sexism in our society helps these in-
dustries grow into what they are today.
The problem with self-esteem cam-
paigns is that they treat women's inse-
curities about their looks as individual
problems, when in reality it's a collective
problem oppressing women as a whole.


,An individual woman can choose
not to wear makeup or worry about her
weight and have all the self-confidence
in the world, but self-confidence won't
stop her from facing discrimination in the
workplace or from her family.
There's nothing wrong with working
out and eating healthily or enjoying shop-
ping and wearing makeup.
What is wrong is the expectation that
women do these things, and that we face
material and social consequences if we
don't conform.
To explore these issues further, join
UF Campus NOW tonight at 8 p.m. at the
Civic Media Center for a screening of the
film Killing Us Softly 3 and a discussion of
beauty standards afterward.
Claire Beach, Katie Walters and Shannon
Boyer are members of the UF Campus
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Two Worlds Together

Local boy learning to cope with

autism in world around him


Even though he sees things
differently, Tyler Johnson, 9, is not
lost in his own world. Diagnosed
with high-functioning autism,
Tyler loves to socialize with others
and excels in his areas of interest.
A main component of autism is
obsessions or preoccupations with
particular objects. Tyler is fascinat-
ed with shopping carts and spends
a lot of time at the supermarket
selecting the "perfect cart."
He is very smart and remembers
details that many others forget. He
loves cars and enjoys drawing. He
has no problem understanding


math and science, but because of
his autism, language processing
skills are weaker and social inter-
actions are a challenge
Tyler gets along well with his
family and makes friends pretty
easily. He is home-schooled by his
mother at their home in Southwest
Gainesville and attends several
types of therapy.
Although every day is a strug-
gle, Tyler's mother says he's mak-
ing improvements interacting with
the world around him.
PHOTOS AND TEXT
BY MARIANNE LIJEWSKI


TOP: While his grandmother
and twin brother, Corey, play
basketball behind him, Tyler
draws on the driveway. Even
though Tyler is.a social child,
there are times he prefers to
do his own activities.
LEFT: While shopping at
Publix, Tyler searches for the
perfect Pop-Tarts, which is
one of his favorite breakfast
foods. He got the nametag
from his sister, Linzy, who is
an employee there.


TOP: Fascinated by shopping carts, Tyler peeks through one at Publix
to decide if it is a keeper.
ABOVE: Tyler's brother, Corey (left), asks Tyler why he didn't attend
Corey's basketball game. The loud noises from the gym, especially
the whistles, irritate Tyler and keep him from going inside.


w -
Even though Tyler likes socializing with other children, he is troubled by the speed of the playground
carousel at Littlewood Elementary School. When he is able to control the speed of the carousel, he
feels at ease.






TUESDAY, APRIL22, 2008 i ALLIGATOR, 9


CITY COMMISSION

City moves forward


with one-stop center


-City commissioners voted 5-2 at a spe-
cial meeting Monday night to change the
land-use designation for the location of
a proposed one-stop homeless center at
3335 N Main Terrace.
At the same meeting, they voted to
wait four to six months before beginning
to lease the building that would serve as
the center's facility.
The proposed site has met controversy
as residents of nearby communities have
opposed the location.
"It just doesn't do us justice as a com-
munity to continue this failure to act,"
Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan said at the
meeting.
The site, which was selected in March
2007, will offer services including meals,
counseling, showers and laundry facili-


ties. Commissioners Rick Bryant and Ed
Braddy opposed the motion.
"I can't think of any location that
doesn't work as much as this one,"
Bryant said.
"It just doesn't do us justice as
a community to continue this
failure to act."
Pegeen Hanrahan
Gainesville mayor

Commissioners have looked into al-
ternative sites for the center. They said
Monday that one of the options, located
on Northwest 53rd Avenue, was no lon-
ger available.
KATIE GALLAGHER


Harrison Dlamona Alligator stan
Gainesville City Commissioner Ed Braddy speaks about the one-stop homeless center at
Monday night's City Commission meeting at City Hall.


Proposed campus memorial would honor local vets


* MEMORIAL WOULD HONOR POST-
WORLD WAR II VETERANS.

By JOEL MORA
Alligator Contributing Writer

As the United States enters the sixth year
of the war in Iraq, a UF organization wants
to install a memorial for local veterans who
have served the country in the past 63 years.
The Collegiate Veterans Society wants
to place a memorial in the Reitz Union
Amphitheater recognizing all UF and
Gainesville veterans but will focus on-post-
World War II veterans, said Daniel Wojcik,
the organization's president.
Wojcik said modem veterans aren't rec-
ognized on campus as the only two veterans
memorials on campus Ben Hill Griffin


Stadium and Century Tower are dedi-
cated to those who served in World War I and
World War II.
"Our goal is not to make any political
statement," he said. "We just want to recog-
nize the sacrifice and work that University of
Florida Gators have made overseas."
The organization still needs to present the
memorial plans to various university com-
mittees to have it approved.
Eddie Daniels, the Reitz Union's executive
director, said a lot questions about the project
still need to be answered.
"A lot of things need to be worked out,"
Daniels said. "How do you identify persons
that will be recognized? There are a number
of logistical questions that need to be an-
swered."
Because this project is unique, there is no
certain path to its approval, he said.


A campus master-plan committee has to
look at the plans, and a number of other of-
ficials must review the project, including the
vice president of student affairs, before it is
approved, he said.
Wojcik said the memorial plans include
five pillars, two flagpoles
and a floating fountain in
the pond.
17 The flags and pillars
S would be installed in front
of the rail that surrounds
the pond, and a floating
fountain would shoot out
Wojcik a plume of water and have
orange-and-blue lights.
Billy Brame, president of Brame Architects,
has decided to do the project proposal for the
memorial for free.
For Brame, the memorial will not only


be dedicated to his service in the Navy from
1969 to 1975 but also to the service of his step-
son, Jeffrey M. Wershow, who was killed in
Baghdad in July 2003.
"I think the memorial fountain will help
people understand the sacrifices veterans
make, and it will be a physical manifestation
of that," Brame said.
The organization estimated the cost of
the memorial will be between $60,000 and
$80,000, but that isn't definite because it is
not sure if it will receive more donations, he
said.
Once the project proposal is completed,
the organization will go before the UF
Student Senate and request funds to help pay
for the project.
"We want to increase the beauty and us-
ability of that area on campus and hope to
leave it nicer than we found it," he said.


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Recent poll predicts Clinton win in Pennsylvania


Unclear how much

new fee would raise

FEE, from page 1

"It's something we're going to see more of," Machen
said. "I'm no longer going to sit around and wait for
the state."
Machen said he predicts UF will have to cut about
$50 million from its budget next year.
The exact amount will be released
at the end of the state Legislature's
spring session.
UF has already begun to enact
similar student charges not covered
by tuition.
UF implemented a transcript fee
Machen this semester, charging $6 per tran-
script for current students and $12 for students who are
no longer registered at UF. Machen said that fee should
generate up to $1 million every year.
Because the specific amounts of equipment fees
depend on each college's proposals, it is not yet known
how much money they will bring in.


PRIMARY, from page 1


A poll conducted Monday
by Quinnipiac University found
Clinton leading Obama 51 percent
to 44 percent with a three-point mar-
gin of error,,
For Obama, Heaney said, a loss to
Clinton could undermine the lead he
has established so far.
For Clinton, a win is necessary to
maintain a reasonable hope of win-
ning the Democratic nomination.
In the face of necessity, both of
the candidates have turned to more
negative campaigning, Heaney said.
While the ads seldom convince
voters to favor candidates, he said,
they can be successful in convincing
them to second guess an on-the-
fence decision..
The negative ads can also be at-
tributed to the candidates' similar
political stances, said Daniel Smith,
a UF political science associate pro-
fessor. These have led them to create
ads that attack each other based on


personal rather than policy issues.
Candidates have also taken ad-
vantage of each other's recent blun-
ders, Smith said.
For example, while Clinton
took advantage of Obama's com-
ment about citizens of small towns,
Obama capitalized on Clinton's
unfounded statement that snipers
attacked her when she was in Bosnia
in the 1990s.
"It's not personal attacks.
It's records on what they
have said." -
Zachary Moller
UF College Democrats president

"Both have made the most out of
those gaffes," Smith said. "It's easy
pickings."
While in some sense, he said,
Republicans should be pleased to
watch the Democratic candidates
criticize each other, Democrats
might ultimately be doing each
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McCain will seem like he is bringing
up old issues if he attacks his op-
ponent for shortcomings that have
already been exposed.
Zachary Moller, president of UF's
College Democrats, said he didn't
find the ads offensive enough to
turn him off to either candidate.
"It's not personal attacks. It's
records on what they have said,"
Moller said. "This is a campaign.
Stuff like this is going to happen in
the fall."
But he did say he'd prefer it if the
Democratic candidates would attack
McCain instead of each other.
"I think that would be more pro-
ductive, but I'm not running their
campaigns," he said.
Though some have said the attack
ads could drive Democratic support-
ers to vote for McCain, Smith said he
didn't think it would happen.
"Even if they're not happy about
it, they're less happy about the last
eight years under George Bush," he
said.


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BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND







Classifieds

TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2008


ALLIGATOR
www.alligator.org/classifieds


For Rent
furnished

*SICK OF SHARING A BATHROOM?*
Get your own this fall!
2Br/2Ba flats, *3Br/3Ba townhms
FREE Tanning, WID, 24hr gym
PC Lab, Gated, All Amenities, Pt Friendly
Leasing for FALL*377-2777
4-23-72-1

Get Luxury AND Cash!!
Luxury 2's, 3's and 4's.
No Hassle Roommate Matchingl
All Inclusive 3's-$554; 4's-$511.
$200 Cash Back Per Rooml
FREE Cable, Tanning, Alarms, W/D.
HUGE 2/2.5 Townhomes $540
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Great Bus Route 2 Miles to UF.
4-23-72-1
"Live in the Moment"
Massive-Lavish 1,2&3 Beds
Pool*Hot Tub*Tanning*PC Lab*W/D
FREE Cable with HBO'Most Utilities FREE
One Month Free/Immed. Move! 372-8100
4-23-72-1

1, 2, 3,.4BR Apts.
www.ApartmentslnGainesville.com
4-23-72-1
DON'T MISS OUT!
We are giving away the newest
electronics and $$$$!!
All you have to do is join our V.I.P. fun!
Luxury all inclusive 2/2's-and 4/4
less than 1mi from UF
Call today 271-3131
4-23-72-1
The Crossing at Santa Fe
$484 $509 Gets you all this!
Fumished, Free Ethernet, Free Cable &
Utilities, W/D, Events,
Roommate Matching! 379-9300
4-23-72-1

$500 Bonus at Lexington!
Awesome Apartments & Great Parties
Sign a lease for a 3/3, get $400
Sign with a friend and get $500
373-9009 LexingtonCrossingUF.com
Hurry... Ends 4/23!
4-23-72-1
Two block to UF. Fum room in 4BR condo.
Rent includes all utilities, internet, cable TV,
pool, laundry, TV & microwave. Very nice.
$395 378-4626 4-23-08-78-1

2BLKS to UF-$360/Mo
4Br-$360/Rm Museum Rd-cable, internet,
water incll Move in now or fall. 281-3551.
4-23-72-1

Female roommate, own bed/bath, furnished,
new apple, w/d. Windsor Park, close to UF on
bus stop, pool, hot tub, tennis, gym, $495,
1/3 utilities; avail now. Katie 407-361-1154
4-23-70-1

Walk to Campus!
Fully fum bdrm in 4 bdrm condo. Utlil, pool,
cable, intmet incld. Starts @ $400. 904-859-
7524 4-23-08-29-1
Make Sure It's FULLY Furnished
Couch, bed, end tables, blah, blah, blah.
Make sure they've got what you REALLY
need Cox High Speed Internet! Included
w/rent at the best apartment complexes. Ask
before you sign. Visitwww.cox.com/gators for
mdre info. 5-30-08-32-1
ATLANTIC OCEAN BEACH COTTAGE drive, BIG/SMALL groups, sleeps 2-16 in
beds www.octagonbeach.com 813-760-6369
bicycle cruisers, boogieboards, fishing poles
incl. FULLY STOCKED: as low as $177 9-
18-70-1
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

*FURNISHED 1BR/1BA FOR FEMALE*
Walk to UF. Avail after Aug 8th.
Sorority row area. Oxford Terrace Condo.
$499/mo. 407-432-0911
5-13-08-17-1

Save over $250/month!!!
Live in a 4BR townhouse w/friends or use
Free roommate matching 10 Steps from UF
Rent is $479+/mo w/ $250 of bills included!
www.TheCourtyards.net 352-372-3557
4-23-59-2

GRU UTILITIES INCLUDED!!!!
4/4 with pvt. bathroom condo just Y' mile
from UF and on bus route. Furnished living
& dining area. Univ. Terr. West. Rooms avail
for May and August. $450/mo. 954-651-1864.
5-13-08-16-1

FallO 8-summer 09 Cabana Beach 4/4
$535 all inclusive REDUCED from $589/mo
I'll give $50 cash signing day
42" flat screen tv;upgraded furnishings
305-546-3151 christy 4-22-10-1


$AVE YOUR CA$H FOR THE WEEKEND$
Fully furnished 2br and 4br condos starting
at ONLY $4201per bdrm. Includes Cable
w/HBO, alarm, full sized W/D, and more.
Rmmte Matching available 377-6700**
www.ucommonscondos.com 4-23-10-1

2br/1.5ba condo 4 rent or sale, corner unit.
pets ok, w/d, security aim, pool. 2 mi to UF
w/bus stop in front of complex. Ivg/dining rm
furn or unfum. $900/mon + util or $102K.
Melissa: (813)453-8326 5-15-08-10-1

OXFORD TERRACE II CONDO Only 3
blocks from campus, 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA,
Nicely furnished, W/D, cablelinternet, 1 yr
lease, $550/mo + util. (954) 937-8080 4-
23-08-6-1

FEMALE ROOMMATE FOR 08-09
1BR/1BA in a brand new 4BR/4BA Oxford
Terrace Condo 3 blocks away from campus
located behind sorority row. Utils & furniture
included $550 a month call 305-321-0085
4-23-08-6-1

Countryside 4000 SW 23rd st. 2/2 in 4/4
condo $435/mo. 2 min to campus, utilities
and wireless included, porch, pool, basket-
ball court 305-393-0081 4-23-6-1

Female to rent 2nd rm in beautiful, fully fur-
nished 2/2 condo 1.5 miles to campus. Very
reasonable all inclusive rate. Fall & Spring.
(305) 608-8181. 4-23-08-5-1

2BR/2BA CONDO FOR THE FALL

University Commons West. 1 Mile from UF! in
Archer Road, Fully Fumished, Washer/Dryer,
Pool, $440/mo Per Room. On 2 Bus Routes,
Avail Aug 15th. Call 561-723-0191 or email
fa_alfaro@yahoo.com 4-23-08-5-1

2 rooms for rent at Cabana Beach. $520 a
month. Fully furnished, 42inch plasma. Best
pool in Gainesville. Call (904) 424-8871 or
(904) 568-7676. 4-23-08-5-1

$590- Nice Condo Near UF! (Old Archer
Road) Two rooms available in a 2/2 condo.
Buses 1 &12 run and fully furnished. Available
May5th. Security deposit of $295. Call Valerie
Rivera at (904)-910-7506 5-13-5-1


2BR/1 BA CONDO
1 mile from campus. Call 352-516-2545 4-
23-4-1

100s of units available, furnished or un-
fumished. All utilities included, great bus
routes. $200 holds your unit for fall semester.
Call Frances @ 352-375-8787,Rent Florida
Realty,The Leader In College Housing 8-
26-08-30-1


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

HOUSES ACROSS FROM UFI
AVAILABLE FALL 2008
2 and 3 BR from $480/person
Open Late and Weekends
371-7777 Collegeparkuf.com
4-23-72-2

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

HUGE Floorplans! Great Ratesi
1/1 862 sf* ONLY $675
2/2* 1078 sf* ONLY $755
3/2* 1285 sf* ONLY $899
Water/Sewer Incl Pets OK!
Bike to UFI 335-7275
4-23-08-72-2

LOVE GOING OUT DOWNTOWN?
Luxury apartments with the best location!
Studios*1/1*2/2*3/3 Townhouses!
W/D*Alarm*Pets OK*1 mile to UF
GREAT LEASING SPECIALS! 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

QUIET NO STRESS
1 BR $560 2 BR $619
Walk/Bike to UF Pets Loved!
Affordable, Convenient Living!
Beautiful Courtyards/Pools 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

1, and only 1, STUDIO for JUNE!!!
$629*lncludes utilities*Spacious
Two closets*FULL kitchen with d/w
Pet-friendly*Park @ UF
Move-in Specials*Call 376-4002
4-23-72-2

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

*SLEEP IN*
*GET TO CLASS ON TIME*
Close to UF!!! .
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 UFI
$950 OFF ONE MONTH!
From only $450/person!
Open late and weekends
371-7777
4-23-72-2

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


Ask About FREE RENTI
HUGE 1, 2,& 3 BRSI
Pets OK*Pool*Gym*Clubhouse
FREE Parking @ UFI
Great Rates! Call nowl 373-1111
4-23-72-2

Cobblestone Cribs
2/2s @ $575 / room
3/3s @ $467 / room
Tanning, Pool. Bus stop,
Cable & Dog ParkI
352-377-2801
4-23-72-2

Bivens Cove No Move-In Fees 2's & 3/s
1BR-$699, 2BR-$399/room, 3BR-$350/
room, 4BR-$370/room 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'sill
1BR-$689, 2BR-$3991rm 3BR-$810/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 Titletownl
1600 + SQF of awesomenessi
1/1 @$799 2/2s from $490/rm
3/2s @$353/rm 3/3s @$450/rm
Garages, Gated, Tanning
352-372-0400
4-23-72-2

NOT YOUR AVERAGE APARTMENT
Sign now for luxury 1/1, 2/2, 3/3 for fall!
We've got what you need & want!
3 Pools*Tanning*24 study lab & Clubhouse
Free aerobics & yoga*Bball & tennis courts
*Washers & Dryers*Alarms*We love pets!
*Call now for specials! 335-7656
4-23-72-2

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATE I
2's from $393/person
1's from $529
Quiet community, close to Butler Plaza
Hidden Village Apts. 376-1248
14-23-72-2

NO MOVE-IN FEES!
Up to $800 Cash Back!
LUXURIOUS Student Living
2's-$540, 3's-$447 & 4's-$422 Per Room
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
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


$300 Bonus at Lexington!
Sign a lease for a 2/2 or 4/4 get $200
Get a friend to sign and get $100 more!
Up to $300 bonus on 2/2 & 4/4s
Don't Miss Out on Our Best Year Ever!
373-9009 LexingtonCrossingUF.com
Hurry...Ends 4/23
4-23-72-2

Fall Sign Get up to $300
HUGE & COZY 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

ONE-DERFUL!
Cozy Studios From $645
Spacious 1/1's From $825
The Perfect Downtown Location
GREAT LEASING SPECIALS!
Why have Roommates? 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 $635
2br/lba $790, 2br/2.5ba $1250
Walk to class, FREE parking
Pets Welcome! 372-7111
4-23-08-72-2

WINDMEADOWS
*LIMITED TIME SPECIAL!!!

Effective 4/17/08 -

If you submit an application and security
deposit PRIOR TO 4/30/08...

* You will receive your first full month's
rent FREE!
* You will pay no application fees!
(Normally $35 per person)
* Washer/dryer hookups are currently
being installed in the Buckeyes
(large 1 bedroom) and Emperors
(large 2 bedroom) apartments!
* If hookups are not already installed in
your apartment, you will be given a $50
laundry card!

*Special may be renewed weekly. Check
with Windmeadows each week to ensure
special is still running.
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


For Rent For Rent
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01 For Rent
unfurnished


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

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

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

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

3 weeks free w/3BR lease for Fall
1 mo. FREE if move-in today!
1br-$699; 2br- $385 p/rm
3br-$343 p/rm*Park @ UF
www.pinetreegardens.com
4-23-72-2

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

**CAMPUS EDGE CONDO**
2BR/2BA walk to class/gym. Mins to Shands.
Tile floor, WD in unit. $535/room. Available
fall 239-250-6149, 239-992-2449 5-13-08-
43-2

BRAND NEW 212.5 TOWNHOME
AVAILABLE NOWI
2 BLOCKS'TO UF!
Only $600 per personal
371-7777
4-23-08-72-2







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

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

MOVE IN TODAY!
Rooms, Studios, 1/1s and 2/2s
WALK TO UF!
As low as $365/personI
371-7777 Open late and weekends
4-23-08-69-2

LUXURY 2/2 STEPS TO UFI
NO MOVE IN FEES
From $599/person!
W/D! Alarm! Pets loved!
Collegeparkuf.com 371-0769
4-23-08-69-2

Live in Luxury Walk to UF
Lg 1, 2, 3 & 4 apts by Sorority Row. W/I
closet, W/D, granite countertop TV, ethemet,
bookshelf, balcony & swing. 352-376-6223
www.SororityRowApts.com 4-23-59-2

1 Site! 1 Stop! 50+Apts!
Find Apts near UF Limited time specials!
Virtual tours & photos Studio & 1Br $615+
2Br $415/br+ 3Br $620/br+ 4Br $479/br
www.LiveNearCampus.com 352-376-6223
4-23-68-2


For Rent
unfurnished


*SUN ISLAND APTO
**Walk or Bike to Campus**
1-1 from $560/moe*2-1 from $660/mo
www.sunisland.infogOO376-6720
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

**FREE 42" TV OR $$$$**
Sorority Row Townhomes
Luxury 2/2.5 from $625/room
W/d, Alarm, Private balconies.
Pets loved! 372-7111
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

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

WALK TO CLASS!
STUDIOS AND 1/1S FOR FALL
From $550/month
NO MOVE IN FEES!
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

MOVE IN TODAY
HUGE 2BR*1000sqft
Pool*Gym*Pets Welcome
Ask about FREE RENT!
Great Rates! 373-1111
4-23-54-2


For Rent
unfurnished

1 br 1 ba each a garden apt SW $540 Pets ok.
Mature only. 352-377-2150 Please leave us a
msg. 5-13-08-52-2

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

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/4BAsq ft 1,794
REDUCED RATES AND NO MOVE IN
FEES FORA LIMITED TIME
Now starting at $565
352-373-7959
www.cottagegroveatgainesville.com
4-23-47-2

GIFTTIME!!!
Receive one of the newest electronics
when you sign your lease!
AII inclusive 4/4's
roommate matching available
Call today 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
4-23-47-2

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

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 & FALL
Walk to UF 1BR, $425-$785
2BR $575- $1000
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

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

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 5-13-08-28-2

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


For Rent
unfurnished

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

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

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

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


** Across From UF **

$1150/mo Special!
2bd/2ba Limited Time Offer for Fall
www.LookingGlassApartments.com
111 NW 16th St. #1, call 376-1111 4-23-
08-25-2

Why Wait for August Move Nowl
Immediate move-ins for 1-2-3 Bedrooms!
Washer/Dryer Alarms Low Rates!
Minutes from JF Tons of. Parking
Call now for 1 month free! 335-7656
4-26-64-2


PET'S PARADISE
$375 $575. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR,
privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 5-13-
08-27-2

LUXURY CONDO ROCKWOOD VILLAS
2BR2BA close to UF & mall. On bus rte.
$850/mo. Call 332-8841 4-23-26-2

$500-550 1 & 2 Bed Cottages & Aptsll
$700 "2 Bed Cottages. Porches & Quietil
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: 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 5-
13-08-24-2

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

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 offAug Rent
2 Beds from $959 w/ $350 off Aug 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

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


For Rent
unfurnished

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

520 NW52nd Terr (3/2) $1000
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 NW 36th 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

3BR/3BA condo for rent at
ST CHARLES
Very luxurious. $22007mo.
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- 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




APARTMENTS
*INCREDIBLE SPECIALS!*
Brand NEW& leasing for Fall 08
>From 1080 sq ft/2brs- 1633 sq ft/3brs
Beach-entry pool*free tanning*pet friendly
352.376.0696 www.EnclaveUF.com
4-23-08-20-2


Improve Your LEX Life This Summer
4/4's @ $399 & 3/3's @ $429
Waive All Fees...Don't Miss Outl
Ask about a FREE 42" Plasma TV!
352-373-9009 LexingtonCrossingUF.com
4-23-20-2

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

Efficiency at Sundowne Apts. 3600
Windmeadows Blvd #34. Near Butler Plaza.
Quiet comer unit. $499/mo. Call 352-226-
1480 4-22-08-14-2

BLOCKS TO UF Houses & Apts w/ample
parking. Rent directly from owner. No dealing
w/brokers or agents. Houses from $1500/mo,
apts from $525/mo. See dalyproperties.com
or call Carol 352-377-3852 5-13-08-17-2


*A Place in the Sune
Walk/Bike to UF
Big 3 bd/1 ba
New Kitchen / Huge Yard
Must See, $1,500/mo
352-375-8256
4-23-15-2


MILL POND CONDO
3BR/2BA, garage: Across from GHFC.
$1100/mo. Avail May. Call 331-6872 4-23-
08-10-2


TOTALLY RENOVATED!!
1BR. Villas
*No roommate hassles*
Courtney Greens Villas 375-3077
www.gremco.com 4-23-15-2







TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 20081 ALLIGATOR, 13


oH For Rent
unfurnished

FOR RENT:
Rockwood Villas Townhome Unit #5732
Large 3/3 for only $1050
Call Jared @ 941-737-6997
5-13-5-2


OSorority Row Area*
Historic 3 bd/ 2 ba
Completely Remodeled
W/D inc. Spiral Staircase
Walk to Class, $1,575/mo
352-375-8256
4-23-15-2

Attention: LANDLORDS
Jackson Stoneworks
Granite Counter tops.
GVL?s largest stone yard.
1111 SE 22nd Ave, GVL, FL
TEL: 352-372-6600
www.jacksonstoneworks.com
7-10-08-30-2

KENSINGTON SOUTH TOWNHOUSE
2BR/2.5BA, W/D, CLUBHOUSE, POOL,
INTERNET INCLUDED. $950/MO.
CALL ROBIN 954-802-4499
5-13-08-15-2


@8 Blocks to UFe
Great Deal on Large Upstairs
2 bd/ 1 ba Hardwood Floors
Save Money @ $700/mo
352-375-8256
4-23-15-2


OWalk to UFO
Studio Size
Cottage, Fully Remodeled
$450/mo
352-375-8256
4-23-15-2

*****POOL HOME NEAR UF*****
0 3/2 0 Oak Floors 01500 sq ft $1600/mo
* ALSO, Luxurious,3/2 0 1800 sq ft 6,BBQ
Terrace 0 Secluded 0 $1400/mo 0 No pets
* Avail Aug 466-4171 (Leave Msg) 4-
23-08-13-2

Countryside @ The University 4/4
Unfurnished, $395/mo per room all utils and
intemet incl., unit right next to pool 561-582-
1031 or 561-718-7637 8-13-08-38-2

*Walk to Class & StadiumO
Vintage 2 bd /1 ba
Hardwood Floors & Fireplace
Huge BedroomsCovered parking
$1200/mo
352-375-8256
4-23-15-2

1 BLOCK TO SHANDSICAMPUS 1 BR $625,
2BR $700-$800, SPACIOUS, CARPETED,
QUIET, LAUNDRY FACILITIES, PARKING,
SOME UTILITIES, GRAD/MATURE
PREFERRED (352)376 0080,(352)284 3873
6-10-08-21-2

DUPLEX-2, $700, NEAR CAMPUS/
DOWNTOWN, QUIET, GREENSPACE,
CARPETED,GRAD MATURE PREFERRED,
724 NW 19 AVE; 920 NE 6TH AVE
(DUCKPOND)352 376 0080; 352 284 3873
6-10-08-21-2

1BR $525 1825 NW 10TH ST. CAMPUS/
DOWNTOWNNEAR,QUIET,GREENSPACE,
PARKING, SPACIOUS,CARPETED,GATED
PATIO, GRAD MATURE PREFERRED
(352)376 0080,(352)284 3873 6-10-08-21-2


2 BD/ 2BA OAKS CONDO
Fully Remodeled $750/mo
Behind Oaks Mall w/d hkups
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 4-23-12-2


*2 BLOCKS TO STADIUM*

Luxury townhomes. 2BR/2.5BA.
$1150/mo incl 2 parking spaces.
Call 352-335-4790 4-23-08-11-2

lbd/lba, 1508 NW 5th St., Available Now.
$450/mo 4bd,2ba, 502 NW 15th Ave.,
Available July. $1395/mo Pest, Water, and
Lawn Service Included. Full size W/D, Bike
to UF. Contact:www.myspace.com/gvilleinfo
4-22-08-10-2


For Rent
unfurnished

DUCKPOND HISTORIC APTS
1BR/1BA w/wood-floors. 1st, last, security
required at lease signing. Cat $15/mo. No
smokers or dogs. Avail now or Aug. $585-
$625. 377-4217 5-13-08-12-2

HUGE UPSCALE 4X2 HOUSE
Bike to UF/incl parking 2 biks from UF, cent
AC/heat, W/D, garage, fenced yard, newish
carpet, DW, icemaker, landscaped/14palm
trees, availAug 16 -1 year, $1792, 665-8166
5-13-08-11-2




ECOTTAGE5e INORMAN
"STEPS FROM UF OR SORORITY ROW"
1109 SW 6th Ave. Luxury living in NEW
apts. MANY UPGRADES. Value at $1350/
mon 2BR/2BA or $1850/mon 3BR/2BA. Call
352-335-5424 or www.bellaproperties.net.
5-13-08-11-2

CONVENIENT NW 3BR HOME
Close to everything. Updated w/new ap-
pliances. 1400 sq ft, W/D hk-ups. Quiet.
$980/mo. Avail now. 820 NW 29th PI. Call
214-9270 4-23-10-2

Sign a 3/3 for Fall and get $1000. Hurry won't
last! Amazing pool, gym, tanning bed at one
of the most luxurious places in town. Call
Now 352-374-FUNN (3866) 4-23-9-2

ONLY 6 BLOCKS FROM CAMPUS
3BR/1BA; W/D. 1322 NW 6th Place. 352-
871-6413 4-23-9-2

1/1, Ridgview, 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 5-13-
08-10-2

Immediate occupancy. 2 efficiency cottages
in a quiet, scenic, secure setting. Micanopy
area 15 min to UF. Large outdoor decks.
W/D. $475/mo. 1st. last, $100 damage dep.
Call George 352-466-0165 4-23-9-2

Summer Sublease
Oxford Manor
full kit, fam rm, laundry
rent is $450 YOU pay $400
gated, clean, close to campus
352-246-7802 5-15-10-2

4 bedl4 bath $1320 or $3301room,
Dishwasher Microwave, W/D, Balcony,
Central A/C, Pool and close to UFI
See Photos www.rentalworkshop.com
MUST SEE! Student Speciall
CALL NOW II 352-505-9264, 352-538-4877
5-15-10-2

6 bed 2.5 bath house .3 miles to campus.
Located within walking distance to UF, gro-
cery store, 24 hour gas station. Large house,
recently remodeled, large lot with parking,
pets welcome. Please call Greg @ 352-514-
2039 4-23-08-7-2

WOODS EDGE SOUTH 2BR/2.5 BA
Recently constructed townhomes, located
off of 34th ST. Spacious living room and
wide kitchen area. Bay windows for breakfast
nook. Double master suites w/ large closets.
Screened back porch. W/D, next to bus stop,
close to UF. $550/mo/rm + utilities. Call 305
775 8394 5-13-8-2

1BR/1BA avail May 2nd in 2BR/2BA
for responsible mature individual. $425/
mo + utils. Brandywine on Archer Rd.
yttek@hotmail.com or 305-332-6566 5-
13-08-8-2


*For Rent Campus View*
Walking Distance to Campus and Shands
Call 352-219-0902
5-20-08-10-2


1BR 1BAApt, 3BLKS to UF!
Carpet, Central H &Air
1029 SW 3rd Avenue $525/Mo
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 x10 4-23-7-2

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 4-23-7-2


S For Rent
unfurnished

APTS for rent close to UFI
www.merrillmanagement.net
Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 x10 4-23-7-2

2BR 1BA Garage Apt, 1 BLK
to UF! Wood Floors, Central H &Air
Includes all Utilities $850/Mo
1014 Sw 2nd Place #B
AVAIL NOW!
Call Merrill Management Inc
352-372-1494 x10. 4-23-7-2

1BR 1BAApt 1BLK TO UF!
1236 Sw 4th Avenue $525/Mo
Carpet, Central H &Air
Call Merrill Management Inc
352-372-1494 4-23-7-2

ST CROIX APTS
2BR 1BAApts $700/Mo
5 BIks to UF, Central H &Air
Laundry Fac. Carpet
Pets Allowed. Call Merrill
Management Inc. 352-372-1494 4-23-7-2

Clean, Quiet, non-smoking pre-profes-
sional female for 2BR/2.5BA townhouse.
Unfurnished. Very quiet neighborhood. $450/
mo + 1/2 utils & intemet. Call 561-827-4970
4-23-7-2

Apartment Available in Pinetree Gardens
May 15th or June 1st. 1/1. 2nd floor, over-
looking pool. Close to campus. Call Jennifer
352-870-0714 4-23-6-2

3/2 House. Good Neighborhood
10 min UF & SantaFe. Bus to UF
Avail. June $1200/mnth
772-341-1998 305-401-6817 4-23-08-6-2


600 NW 36th Terr, 3BD/2BA,Pets
Welcome. Fenced in Back Yard, Extra
Study Room, Carport, Pets Welcome,
Very Close to UF, Available Aug '08, By
app. Only, Call John for more info
352-514-0404. $1,100
5-13-08-7-2

Apt for rent June 1 -$975/mo (or sublease
for summer) Oxford Manor, quiet,gated- 2bd/
2bath, gym, washer/dryer,safe, on bus route
& walk to Shands/UFNetschool Pets OK!
205-568-7080 5-22-10-2


2 Blocks to Campus
1 Bed 1 Bath
Available Aug. 1
352-377-2930 4-23-6-2


Live at The Links at Haile Plantation:
Beautiful 3br/2ba condo avail now- for
$1295/mo-Securtiy Dep $800; unit has
fireplace, screened porch, W/D and cov-
ered garage. Resident will have access
to pool, gym, clubhouse. Unit # T-118.
www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th
Street 375-7104 X110 4-23-5-2

Live at The Links at Haile Plantation:
Spacious 3br/2ba unit becoming avail 08/08:
rent $1350/mo-Security Dep $800: This is an
end unit w/ screened porch. Resident will
have access to pool, gym, clubhouse. Unit
AA-155 www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731
NW 6th Street 375-7104 X110 4-23-5-2

Live at The Links at Haile Plantation:
Spacious 3br/2ba unit becoming avail
mid-May: rent $1200/mo-Security Dep
$800; Unit w/screened porch and cov-
ered garage. Resident will have access
to pool, gym, clubhouse. Unit U-124.
www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th
Street 375-7104 X110 4-23-5-2

Utilities INCLUDED! Studio apartment. 2490
SouthWest 14th Drive.Prairiewood Condos.
$575 month $1000 sec. 386-527-6923 5-
27-08-10-2

***************************
3 to 4BR 2BA units. Bike to campus.
Updated, open living area, large fenced yard,
pet friendly. $975-$1300. 352-494-8959
***** ******************
6-19-08-17-2

2BR/2.5BA Townhouse. 10 mins from UF or
Santa Fe! No breed restrictions on animals.
w/ bus stop right infront of complex. Ivg/
dining rm FURN or UNFURN. $700/mon
Call 1-813-833-3495 or 1-352-318-2612
MOVE IN READY BY MAY. 4-23-5-2


For Rent
unfurnished

1 BLOCK to UF! Huge 400 sf room with
private bath, in a fully-restored bungalow.
New kitchen, parking, large closet, hardwood
floors. Three female roomates. (904) 535-
7969 or caityh@ufl.edu 5-20-08-7-2

$50 CASH FOR SIGNING!
2/2 in a 4/4 available starting in the fall. Close
to UF-4 bus routes. W/D, cable, internet, and
utilities included for $499/mo
CALL NOW: 786-239-3556 or 786-325-5618
4-23-4-2

2BR/1BA Spacious, new carpet, cent H/AC,
W/D hk up. $650/mo, $500 sec dep, 7222
SW 45th PI. Gainesville. Call 386-462-0994
5-13-08-4-2

CASABLANCA WEST! 3 BR 2.5 BATH,
Porch, w/d hookups, pool, $895/rent
2735 SW 35th Place #201
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-13-
08-4-2

CUTE DUCK POND DUPLEX! 2 BR 1 BA,
Carport, lawn svc included, w/d hkups, wood
Floors, CH/AC, $695/rent, Avail now!
922 NE 5th Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-13-
08-4-2

WALK TO UFISHANDS! 1BR 1BA in
Campus Edge, washer/dryer, pool, fitness
center, $800/rent,
Avail now! 2360 SWArcher Rd #202
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-13-
08-4-2


For Rent
unfurnished

BIKE TO UFISHANDSI 5 BR 3 BA house
+ 1 BR 1 BA cottage, huge screen porch, 2
car carport, w/d hkups, fireplace, lawn svc
incl. $1800/house, $575/cottage, 3920 SW
20th St.
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-13-
08-4-2

WALK TO DOWNTOWN! 3 BR 1 BA du-
plex, Screen porch, living/dining combo, w/d
hkups, $795/rent, 611 SW 3rd Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-13-
084-2

COMPLETELY REMODELED! 2 BR 1 BA
Duplex, luxury kitchen, fenced yard, ceramic
tile, w/d hkups, pets considered, $650/rent
2644-B SW 31st Place
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-13-
08-4-2

SPACIOUS & QUIET! 3 BR 2 BA, living
& family rooms, new flooring, new kitchen,
washer/dryer, 2 car carport, $1495/rent
126 SW 40th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-13-
084-2

CUTE & CHARMING! 3 BR 1 BA house,
Screen porch, w/d hookups, gazebo, split
plan, $875/rent, 1110 NW 55th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-13-
08-4-2


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unfurnished

DUCKPOND Large 5 BR houses, wood
Floors, w/d hookups, $2300/rent
416 NE 2nd Avenue
406 NE 7th Street
Carl Tuitington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-13-
08-4-2

WALK TO UF from this newer duplex!
4 BR 4 BA- $2000 & 3 BR 3 BA $1325
801 NW 3rd Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-13-
08-4-2

LARGE 4 BR 2 BA, screen porch, washer/
dryer, Ceramic tile, living & dining rooms,
$1750/rent 735 NW 36th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-13-
08-4-2

CAPSTONE QUARTERS! 2 BR 2 BA, split
plan, Living/dining combo, washer/dyer, pool,
$875/rent
2905 SW Archer Road #4004N
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-13-
08-4-2

MARCHWOODI 2 BR 2 BA townhouse,
New flooring before move-in, w/d hookups,
Vaulted ceilings, pool, $775/rent
4385 SW 20th Lane
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-13-
08-4-2

SUPER AFFORDABLE 2 BR 1 BAapt,
Newer flooring, courtyard, dining room,
w/d hkups, $575/rent, 535-B NW 26th Ave
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-13-
08-4-2

FALL RENTALS ARE HERE! Contact us
for a complete listing of houses and apts!
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-13-
08-4-2

Unfurn 3/2 Condo for Rent Clean, 1242 sq
ft..Range, washer/dryer/dishwasher & pool.
On bus route. $995/mo + utilities. Close to
UF. Avail. 5/15. Contact Raymond Issa (352)
222-6147 4-22-08-2-2

2/2 Lef RY STRATFORD COURT lease
available. $1,000 bonus makes rent $1,406/
month or $703/person. Opposite Norman
Hall on SW 6th. Walk to class/sorority row.
Virtual tour www.trimarkproperties.com -
Contact sarah240@ufl.edu 4-22-08-2-2

*STUDENTS-"AVAILABLE NOW***
Quaint 2 Bedroom Downtown Cottage. 2
Story, Fenced Yard, Wood Ceilings. 237 SW
2nd PL. Pets Arranged. $730/mth. Others
Available. Call 371-3260 or 262-1020. 5-
29-08-9-2

WALK TO UF & STADIUM
St Charles Condo furn or unfurn
Townhome style, 3BR/3BA comer unit spans
2 floors. Built,2005. Beautiful 8 ft french doors
open onto a private balcony. Upstairs is the
136 sq ft penthouse suite. This is 4 stories
above ground level & features a bird's-eye
view of surrounding area including the foot-
ball stadium!!! $2100 per mo, Fay Marakas
Broker/Owner Olympia Gold Team Realty
727-798-2691. 5-13-08-4-2

2 bedroom 2 bath townhomes and villas
minutes from UF. Quite and peaceful, $425
Furnished or unfurnished, Easy, low move in.
Call Frances @ 352-375-8787 Rent Florida
Realty, The Leader In College Housing 8-
26-08-30-2

Got Horses? In Newberry
3br, 2ba nearly new doublewide w/screened
porch, washer/dryer on 6+ acres, sev-
eral paddocks, pole barn, tack room. $1200
www.edhaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th
St. 375-7104 x113 4-23-3-2

Large NW 2br, 2ba, 2200 sq ft, fam rm w/
fireplace, eat-in kitchen, on 10 acres, garage
or barn, 1300 sq ft tack room, deck. $1500.
www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW6th
St. 375-7104 x113 4-23-3-2

3BR/1BA- 1 BLOCK TO UFAug 1st.
1227 SW 4th Ave. Apt 3. Cent H/AC, wood
floors, parking, energy efficient historic bldg.
$1445/mi. 352-331-0590, 514-5060 cell. 5-
13-08-3-2


For Rent
unfurnished

WOODSIDE VILLAS Off Tower Rd. 7200 Sw
8th Ave. 2.5BR/2BA, 1072 sq ft, vaulted ceil-
ing, W/D, DW, fans, pool, newer carpet/tile,
bus rte, smoke free, no pets. $825/mo. Quiet
area. Call 352-339-6502 5-13-08-3-2

POOL HOUSE
4BR/3BA, over 2000 sq ft, nice neighbor-
hood, 1 mi to UF. $1500/mo. 376-6183 5-
13-08-3-2

Discover The Excitement Of Living Close To
Campus! Now leasing 2/3/4 bedroom houses
walking distance to UF!
www.Rentals.CampusRealtyGroup.com or
Call 352-692-3800 Receive your Free List of
Campus Area Rentals Today. 7-3-15-2

New 2 fir, 2 bd. 2.4 bath condo for rent
next to Wards and Coffee Culture on NW
13th Pool, fitness room, 1350 sq feet, 2
porches, 2 parking spts, washer and dryer in
unit, new appliances, much storage. Lease
starts July 1. 377-5805 for info.
4-23-08-2-2

MONDAY-FRIDAY
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SATURDAYS 11AM-5PM
Walk-Ins Welcome
ROCKY POINT 0
Luxury 1, 2, & 3 BR Apts.
Clubhouse, private fenced yards, award
winning landscaping. Fishing pond. Pets OK.
3100 SW 35th PI (1 blk behind Kangaroo
Station) $679mo & up 376-1619
SOUTHWEST VILLAS 0
1, 2, & 3 BR Apts. Extra cleanly Walk to
shopping & bike to UF. Pets OK. 3643 SW
20th Avenue (1 block behind Kash n Karry)
$599/mo & up 336-9000
REGENCY OAKS 0
Luxury 1, 2, & 3 BR Apts.
Feature pool, clubhouse, gym, media
center & much more! Conveniently located
at corner SW 34 St & Archer Rd. Walk to
shopping & bike to UF. 3230 SW Archer Rd
$605/mo & up 378-5766
ARCHER WOODS 0
1 & 2 BR Apts. Excellent Location! Newly
renovated, optional alarm & pool. 3020 SW
Archer Rd: $635/mo & up 373-8727
OAK GLADE 0
1 & 2 BR Apts. Country living in the city.
Private gated courtyards. Pets OK. 3427 SW
30th Terr. $525/mo & up 372-6422
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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

Two rooms for rent in Estates. $435 per
room, includes utilities and furnished rooms
with private bath. This unit is poolside! Very
nice. Available Summer. Call 352-871-6647.
4-23-20-3


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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

Steps from campus & view overlooking the
stadium! Sublease 2B/2Ba apt at Looking
Glass. $575 per person. Available May until
Aug & half the rent for may will be payed!
For more info, plz call (954) 494-9856 4-
23-16-3

ATTN: ALL GREEKS AT UF
Is Your Fraternity or Sorority House
Closed for the summer?
Live Large Pay Small
4, 5, 6 Br Houses for Summer Sublease.
Call 352-682-7424 4-23-08-16-3

Summer Sublease in Countryside Apts- $370
mo util incl. Available now until July 31 (w op-
tion to renew). 1/1 (Master Bedroom) in 4/4.
Private bath & walk-in closet. Close to cam-
pus & #9,35 bus. Call Patty @ 954-663-1722
4-23-14-3

Sublease at the Estates!
Great location. Beautiful. 5 minutes to UF
Furnished room w/private bath. Utilities
included, pool, gym, rec room. May-July
$445/mo 352/331-7244
4-23-08-14-3

Summer Sublease! 1BR/1 BA behind sorority
row $449/mo. May-Aug quiet peaceful. porch,
carpet, fits 2 ppl. Call Chris 772-713-4788.
4-23-13-3

2 Rooms avail in 3/2 house. Mins from
UF/SFCC. Only asking $300/month + split
utilities!! AvailAugust. 3331 NW 30th PL. Call
April 352-514-1441 for info. 4-23-08-12-3

Blocks from Campus Single in nice complex
with private bath. Electric, Water, Cable,
Internet, Trash, Security Sys and amenities
all incl for only 625.00. Avail Summer 08.
Bill e-mail:adamso_b@bellsouth.net 4-23-
08-11-3

GREAT Summer Sublease! $500/mo + util.
lbr/lba Apt. Quiet and spacious, big living
room, W/D and patio at Oak Glades apt. avail
May until July 30. Contact Li @ 321-695-
6109. shindo@ufl.edu 4-22-08-10-3

2 MIN WALK FROM LIB WEST! Across Univ
Ave. $400/month +util, Summer sublease
FURNISHED, need female roommate, 2 BD,
1 BA, LARGE LR & KIT, balcony 850-544-
4475 5-20-13-3

Summer Sublease at University Commons
5/4-8/3.2 Rooms avail. in a cute 4/2-You can
live w/ a Friend! Furn., Close to Campus, pref
females. $360/mo + utils. Contact Andrea at
321-795-8789 or asmith87@ufl.edu 4-23-
9-3

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 All (786)543-4137 4-23-8-3

$879 1/1 + W/D Downtown Gainesville
Wisteria Downs (5/1 to 7/30) at 405 SE 2nd
Ave. The apt is 575 sq ft. For Questions or to
view the apartment, please call Rob at 352-
216-5120. 5-29-14-3

Summer sublet in 4BR house on 17th St w/
W/D, cable, internet, dishwasher, woodfloors.
5 min walk to UF & Swamp. Negotiable rent,
$550 + 1/4 utils. Call Prissy 386-688-3071
pnelson@alligator.org 5-15-08-9-3

LAW STUDENT SEEKING SUMMER
ROOMMATE. Directly across from law
school in brand new home. Rent Negotiable.
Call 813-924-8721 4-23-7-3

Gainesville Place, 34th &Archer. 1BR/1BA in
4BR/4BA. Fully furn. All utils inc. HS inter-
net, this place has it all, pools, tanning, comp
labs, 5/1 to 8/4. Normal $529-will sublease
$325. Cory 954-895-1018, 954-895-5077
5-13-08-8-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE AT THE LAURELS!
2/2, $500+UTIL. MAY 5-JULY 31. WASH/
DRY, HUGE CLOSETS, CABLE INCL.
FREE TANNING, GYM, POOL, GREAT BUS
ROUTE! CALLAMAYAAT 305.283.8311. 4-
22-08-5-3


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MINUTES TO MALL! Hampton Oaks
Apartment 2BR/2BA. Room for rent! Lg.
Master w/ walk-in closet. Fully Furnished!
$400/mo SUMMER SUBLET. 863-738-2945
orjessmoli@ufl.edu 4-22-08-5-3

1BD/1BA avail. NOW for summer in 2/2.5
condo. Great shape, fully fumished, cable,
internet, W/D, 4 bus stops, 2 mile to UF, must
see. $400/mo + 1/2 utils. call Chris 561-445-
9034 4-23-08-6-3

1/1 furnished apartment in the Estates avail.
May 1- Aug 1. No roommates, first floor,
porch, W/D, right across from pool. 5 minutes
from campus, on bus route. $799/month obo.
352-275-6456 4-22-5-3

$585/bedroom per month for 2/2 in Hidden
Lake. $100 utility/cable allowance included
Only 1.5 miles to UF sublease from 5/1/08-7/
31/08. Extremely Well Kept with great neigh-
bors. Call David 386-747-8238 4-23-6-3

$375 1BR in 3BR/2BA HOUSE. Utilities +
internet incl. W/D. NW 25th Ave. Mid May
thru July. Beautiful house w/friendly roomies.
Call 239-247-2459 or email Tinas@ufl.edu
4-22-5-3

LIVE BY YOURSELF in a quaint 1BR/1BA
apt in Piccadilly. Convenient to everything.
$550/month +utl. Avail on April 25, lease
ends July 31st. More info-(904)613-3636
or kimi3000@ufl.edu. Willing to negotiate.
4-23-6-3

I WILL PAY UTILITIES, the rent is $475.
3035 W. University Ave less than 1 mile from
campus/right next to publix.Roomies are
great,big tv,yard,bar.Subleasing now through
July. Call Lance 352-262-8786 4-22-5-3

2 BR, 2.5 BA, BRAND NEW, 1250 sf town-
house avail. May-Aug., on pool, has porch
and balcony, 1.5 miles to campus, on bus
route, furn. or unfurn., $800 obo for entire
place! or $400/bedroom obo Call Ross @
(321) 695-2536 4-22-5-3

3 Blocks From Campus! May thru Dec 08
sublease of entire fully furnished 2bd/lbth
apt in College Park. Reserved covered
parking spot. Call 561-703-0328 or email
scottrobertsl@gmail.com for more info! 4-
23-08-6-3

FEMALE ROOMMATE NEEDED FOR
GATEWAY APT. SUMMER A &/OR B.
3BR/2BA FULLY FURNISHED, ALL UTIL.
INCLUDED WITH CAP. $470/mo. On bus
route. Contact Kaitlyn @ 813-390-9920 or
Makasa@ufl.edu 4-23-08-6-3

$370 DISC. SUBLEASE
Lexington Crossing Apartments
1/1 in 2/2. Fully Furnished.
All Utilities Incl. Neg $370
Private Bath. # 727-743-8855 4-23-6-3

May 1 July 31 1BR in huge 2/1 house NW
10 St/4 Ave. Big lot w/gardens, screen porch,
fireplace, darkroom, guest room, W/D, hi ceil-
ings, 2nd living rm, parking -lots of space!
$440 + utils. 828-443-0620, 904-613-4948
4-22-5-3

Female sublease wanted for 1/1 in 4/4.
University Club Apts. On 9, 35, and 36 bus
routes. Furnished and utilities included for
only $490 a month! May-Aug. Call (954)682-
8164 4-23-5-3

DISCOUNTED SUMMER SUBLEASE!
1BR/1BA in College Park. $500/month
starting May 5th. Very Spacious (705 sq/ft),
W/D, Central A/C, and no roomates. 2 Blocks
from bars and campus. Great Deal! Contact
Jessica @ 904-626-8816 orjdruce@ufl.edu.
4-23-5-3

The Polos of Gainesville, 1brm/1bh avail-
able in a 3/3. Lease is from May-July 30.
Bus routes 9&35. $410/month w/everything
included. Price is negotiable. Contact Kim
@ 786-543-9534 or @ kimar@ufl.edu 4-
23-5-3

Cabana Beach! Poolside, walk-in closet,
furnished lbr/lba in 4br/4ba unit. $100 off
orig. price to $440/mth! Call 813-361-6422
4-23-4-3

Aparment studio in College Park, $599 +
util ($60-$80). Across street from campus.
Available from May 1 2008 until August 7
2008. Pet friendly.
For more info call Ashley at 863-257-0891.
4-23-08-4-3


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2bd/lbr, like new, May-July
Sunbay SW16AVE Bus16,17 every15min
20min wlk,7min bike to UF,3min Win Dixie
Gym, Pool, Rent $660 negotiable
Botz 352-328-8897
www.whatdafact.com/bothomepage/?p=68
4-23-4-3

$399/mo OBO. GAINESVILLE PLACE
Available now til Aug 4th. 1/1 in a 4/4 utils &
amenities incl. Furn apt. Help w/move in /out
orW/E u need. Call Tiff for info 352-789-1319
5-13-08-5-3

Free month Courtyard, across from campus,
furnished 4br/2ba May-Aug $1000. 813-220-
9264 or mhensel@ufl.edu. 4-23-08-3-3

STUDIO APT. 20 STEPS FROM CAMPUS-
- Furnished College Manor apt. w/ utilities
included. No roommates. May-July $495
Contact (561) 339-1271 or curtak@ufl.edu
4-23-08-3-3

Summer Sublease!!! 1 br male roommate
needed Price Negotiable pets allowed laun-
dry room only a 2 minute walk to campus
and walking distance to all the bars and
restaurants on University 904.254.5518
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WINDSOR HALL
2 blks from UF. Furn w/util. Avail May 3 July
30. Call 305-776-3632 5-13-08-4-3


SUMMER SUBLEASE AT ROYAL VILLAGE.
10 MIN WALK TO CAMPUS OR ON
SORORITY ROW BUS ROUTE. ONLY 325/
Month. FULLY FURNSHED AND INCLUDES
UTILITY ALLOWANCE. 985-249-9143. 4-
23-3-3

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
5-15-08-18-3

Great Sublease in Tivoli- 2BR/2BA in 3BR/
3BA, close to line 13 bus, W/D, quiet area,
pool/gym/clubhouse May 5- August 8 $300
plus 1/3 util each. Morgan 772-631-4873
4-23-3-

SUMMER SUBLEASE IN TOWNE PARC!
1BR/1BA in 3BR/2BA townhouse. M Pref,
avail now thru July 25. Gym, pool, tennis
courts, great complex! Free i-net. $299/mo
OBO. Close to Campus. Call 352-213-57441
4-23-3-3

Discounted Summer Sublease! 5 min walk
to campus. 3/1 house, all rooms available
May-July 30. Beautiful backyard, W/D, fully
furnished. $500/person. Call 561-310-9888
orcaseyj17@ufl.edu 5-20-08-5-3

Roommate needed for 2/1 furnished condo
at The Oaks (behind mall), 3rd Floor, end
unit, vaulted ceilings. Avail now w/ option
to renew in Aug. $400 plus 1/2 utilities.
Pet friendly. W/D in unit. 941-746-0440 or
merl629@msn.com 4-23-08-2-3

IMMEDIATE SUMMER .SUBLEASE.
FURNISHED 1BR/1 BA. STONERIDGE NEW
PHASE. 353 + 1/2 UTIL + 1/4 INTERNET/
CABLE. WLK DIST FROM BUTLER PLAZA.
3 BUS ROUTES. kedly@ufl.edu 4-23-2-3

WALK TO CAMPUS! 1 br in a 3/2 house.
May 5 July 26. $300/month + utilities.
HUGE room, washer/dryer, wood floors, fur-
nished or unfurnished. call 941-228-6565 or
dmoore672@gmail.com 4-23-2-3

Huge 2/2 Downtown, steps to restaurants,
bars, bus stops. Huge rooms w/ big walk-in
closets, bay window, pool, pets OK. 800/
month, willing to negotiate. Avail May- Aug.
Email nmcguire21@yahoo.com asap! 5-
13-3-3

*****10 BLOCKS TO UF*****
2 story carriage house of large Victorian
house. Pvt 1/4 acre fenced yard. Pets ok.
1BR/1BA w/dining room or extra BR. Avail
now for summer. $650/mo. Call 376-2184
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Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
4-23-72-4


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. 8.13-892-3996
5-22-30-4

Male roommate needed. Share furn 3BR/2BA
house w/yng prof $400/mo +1/2 util Directv,
ph, wireless, Vonage, elec. W/D, ofc space
pvt BA (morn) Ig yd fenced, pets ok, trees,
wooddeck, hottub, pond. UF-15 min drive,
near bus, Lakeview Ests 352-682-6297
4-23-31-4

M. grad student needs roommate for 2br/1 ba
condo w yard off SW 75th St. 20 min to UF.
sat and internet incl. $325 + 1/2 other util.
309-868-2234 4-23-15-4

female to rent 2nd bd rm of 2bd/2ba condo
over summer. $450/mo 407-496-7577 4-
23-14-4

Male roommate needed.
2 bed/2bath furnished comer unit. Town
House. Adjacent to pool. Rent $500; includes
utilities, TV, phone, and internet. Call Dale,
(386)235-6677 5-15-08-16-4

Pharmacy student looking for 2 Female
roommates to share huge furnished house. 3
Bedrooms/2 Bath. $450 Everything Included.
Call Meghan 352-5140316 Avail May :) 6-
10-23-4

Female roommates (2) needed to share a
new 4/2 house in a quiet neighborhood 3 mi.
W of 1-75 w/cable, intrenet, security alarm.
$475/ mo. incl. until. No pets. Call 352-331-
8794. Avail immediately for summer/fall.
6-19-25-4

Roommate wanted in 4BR/3BA house. NW
16th Ave between SFCC & UF. Cox cable
and internet, dishwasher, W/D. 21 or older.
$385 all utils incl. 328-4995 4-23-11-4

Seeking students for 3/2 home w/2 rooms
for rent. 1600 sq. ft, 1 acre lot in Meadows
on the Praire. Nice house 15 min. to UF &
20 min. to SFCC. Facebook Mike Rollins for
pict. 727-224-5847 $550/mo. everything incl.
5-22-08-14-4

WALK TO CLASS AND SORORITIES
Need female roommate for 1BR/1BA IN 2/2
LUXURY APARTMENT IN ROYALE PALMS.
Rent $735/mo. plus utilities/cable. No smok-
ing or pets. Avail. Aug 2008-July 2009. Call
Sam 954-401-4603 4-22-08-8-4


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Female student roommate ($275/mo+1/3 util)
to join 2 female students in sharing roomy
3BR house near NW 8th Ave, near UF, on
bus route, hardwood&tile flooring, large yard,
HSinternet, avail now orAug, call 222-4020.
5-13-08-10-4

Very Cool Roommate
Furnished room in 2BR apt. $325/mo, $300
deposit plus utilities. Walk to UF. Call Jim at
372-9411 or 215-1164 Move in May. 5-15-
08-9-4

Female grad student or prof wanted to share
spacious 3/2 house. Conv't to UF Shands
& Vet school. Very quiet area, large privacy
fenced yard. Clean & friendly pets may be
considered. Sorry no cats. 352-359-3165
5-13-08-9-4

M/F roommate wanted starting in the fall.
2/2.5, Biking distance to campus, private
bathroom, balcony, $500/mo+1/2 utilities
941-356-4253 4-23-08-7-4


Christian Female to share 2/1 at Piccadilly
on SW 34th Aug08-July09/Bike or bus to UF/
$410 + util & cable/Fun but serious student,
non-smoker/Call Martha @ 352-408-9259
4-22-08-5-4

Female roommate wanted for two neat and
tidy roommates. $360/mo all incl. on bus 12
route. call (760) 641-6788 if interested 7-
10-22-4

ROCKWOOD VILLAS ROOMIE
M/F clean nonsmkr for twnhouse ($400/
mo+1/3 util) 3 HUGE br, 3 PRIVATE bath.
2pools, tennis/volley crts, on bus rte20, HS
internet, nice neighborhood. starts Aug. 301-
305-6206. 4-23-5-4

BEAUTIFUL 2 STORY TOWNHOUSE. In
'The Gables.'M/F roommate wanted starting
fall/summer. 3/3 private bathroom, comm.
gym, pool, dog park, and gate attendent.
$400/mo+1/3 utilities 407 437 2328. 4-23-
08-5-4



NEW HOUSE 4BR/2BA
Hottub, 1 mi to UF. $4751mo. No pets.
Call for details 954-410-0024 or email
jburke@ryarifl.com 5-13-08-6-4

2 br available in 3/2, $500/ea, gorgeous
house in Fletcher's Mill. Safe and beautiful
neighborhood. EVERYTHING INCLUDED!
15 mins from UF, 6 minutes from SFCC.
Available immediately! For more info call
Gaby at 305-318-2655 4-23-08-4-4

Sbd in 5/3 $360/mo
5min walk to UF
contact Emily at 612-237-3363 4-23-3-4

MATURE PROFESSIONAL share 3BR/3BA
pool home near UF. Safe area across from
Plaza Royale movie theatre. No alcohol or
drugs. Furn or unfurn. $350/mo + 1/3 util.
Avail Aug 1st. year lease. No pets. 371-3837
5-13-08-4-4

HUGE ROOM available in upscale 3BR/
2BA. M/F roommate needed for Fall/Spring.
1.5 mi N of UF. Two cool male UF roomates.
$550 mo +1/3 utils. 727-410-3617 6-5-10-4

Roommate wanted to share 3 bdrm house
near SFCC w/ one female UF student and
one male SFCC student, nice house in good
location. $325/month and 1/3 utilities. Call
Jenny (352)870-3975 5-27-7-4

Large Master suite prvt bath, two closets,
share greatroom/kitchen, W/D. Across from
President's Mansion. Aveil 8/1, pref grad/
prof. No pets/smoke. $550/mo 1/4 util. 904-
626-4125 5-13-08-3-4

ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
Near library downtown. $285-$370/rm + utils.
Short term. No pets. No smoking. 378-1304
5-13-39-4

3 rooms for rent for Christian women
4bd/2bth NW Gainesville $400/mo
Includes cable, ph, internet, W/D,'DW
all util. 352-328-9941 5-13-08-3-4


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home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of pos-
sible buyersI Mastercard and Visa accepted
over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK
OUT PLACING YOUR AD ONLINE AT
www.alligator.org. or please call 373-Find

SEE ALL CONDOS
WWW.UFCONDOMINIUMS.COM
Matt Price Campus Realty, 352-281-3551
4-23-72-5-5

NEW CONDOS -WALK to UF
3 BIks to UF. For Info on ALL 1, 2, 3, 4
Bedrooms for Sale, Call Eric Leightman,
Campus Realty at 352-219-879. 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








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







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

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


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

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! 4-23-35-5


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

SAVE on GAS, TIME & SLEEP
Walk to campus. Close to everything. 1/1,
walk-in closet, dog walk. $86K. Call 352-870-
8838 5-13-08-16-5

Beautiful home for sale 3 br 2 bath, great lo-
cation near UF, many extras, built ins, porch,
fireplace, french doors, greenhouse, great for
entertaining, landscaped backyard 249,900.
Call realtor Kim 352-538-1130 5-27-20-5

HISTORIC DUCKPOND 2BR/1BA
Don't drink and drive walk home from
downtown! Entirely renovated and must
see. Starting at only $129,000. 352-871-
2777 5-29-08-20-5

WATERFRONT CONDO
2/2 1310 sqft $179500 ph:352-219-5020
www.forsalebyowner.com Listing#21502875
4-23-14-5


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www.CONDOSatUF.com
For a list of all condos/homes near UF.
Matt Thomas, Bosshardt Realty,
352-494-0194 5-29-08-20-5

Great Time to Buy!!
$124,000 2/2 townhouse Woodside Villas
$159,000 3/2.5 townhouse
$235,000 3/2 house with office
visit www.exitgainesville.com or
call 262-2621
Jay Jolicoeur Exit Realty Producers 7-17-
30-5

WALK TO UF & STADIUM
St Charles Condo
Townhome style, 3BR/3BA corner unit spans
2 floors. Built 2005. Beautiful 8 ft french doors
open onto a private balcony. Upstairs is the
136 sq ft penthouse suite. This is 4 stories
above ground level & features a bird's-eye
view of surrounding area including the foot-
ball stadium!!! $319.9K. Brokers welcome.
Fay Marakas Broker/Owner Olympia Gold
Team Realty 727-798-2691 5-13-08-4-5


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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 plas-
tic 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 $120 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


0 IJ l Furnishings


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 '5

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 $~~'still in
pkg. Can de! 352-333-7516 4-23-72-6

The Treasure Box
352-376-2460
We Buy and Sell Furniture,
Antiques, and Collectables.
2222 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, FL 32609
4-23-13-6


SComputers

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

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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


Bicycles cl

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

NEW & USED BIKES FOR SALE
WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
Best Prices in Town *
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
4-23-33-9


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

UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS
are underway... -
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and
more. All individuals interested in bidding go
to: http://www.surplus.ufl.edu/online/
4-23-72-10

Need a spot to park that's close to UF? As
spaces become less available and more
expensive, for $50/mo you can have a
decaled spot on Alligator Alley, located at
1120 SW 1st Ave. These spots are rented
by the semester to accommodate students
and faculty alike. For more info, contact:
www.edbaurmanagment.com 1731,IW 6th
Street 375-7104 X110 4-23-5-10


Motorcycles, Mopeds


** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-1974
4-23-08-72-11


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*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Motor Scooter Sales and Service!
Great Scooters, Service & Prices!
118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271
www.NS4L.com
4-23-0't-72-11

***GatorMoto*** Our new state of
the art facility will be completed this Spring!
We have new-scooters starting at $999. lyr
Warranties. We also service ALL brands of
scooters. Pickup Available. Low Labor Rates.
Free estimates. 376-6275 GatorMoto.com
4-23-08-72-11

SCOOTER SERVICE
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service rates!
Will service any makelmodel. 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!l
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

2005 Kawasaki Ninja 250. Navy Blue. LOW
miles (2600 miles)! Lots of Add-ons &
Extra Local pickup near campus. $2800
OBO-.tmail mvano@ufl.edu for more info
4-23-5-11

<<<<<2007 Venture 150cc Scooter>>>>>
Only Four Months Old Just 300 Miles
Paid over $1400
This will sell fast!
Title in hand, sacrifice for $1099.99
Serious Buyers Call Dustin 941.812.3720
4-23-4-11

HONDA HITONG
Very low mileage. (under 1000 miles) Great
shape, comfortably seats 2. Great price only
$850/OBO. 386-748-8718 5-13-08-5-11

"06 Yellow Kawasaki Ninja 250R For Sale"
4,500 miles, Excellent cond. All maintence
up to date. Includes Shoei helmt, jackt,
gloves, 2 locks, and cover. $2,565 call Tyler
@ 954-868-4649 or email tylerv@ufl.edu
4-23-08-4-11

**END OF SPRING SERVICING SPECIAL**
GATORMOTO is offering a discounted 30
point inspection / oil change for only $25
until May 7th. Get your scooter checked
out and fixed up for the summer. If you're
going to sell your scooter, having it serviced
beforehand will get you a higher resale value.
352-376-6275 to schedule an appointment
5-13-08-4-11


Autos

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

CARS -CARS Buy*Sell*Trade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CAFRjSMITH 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!
0** FREE FREE FREE* FREE6S6
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
CALL DON 215-7987 4-23-72-12

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

**HEADLINERS SAGGING?**
POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK?
On site available. Call Steve 352-226-1973
4-23-08-72-12

*FAST CASH PAID*
For any car, truck, or SUV Running or not.
'94 and up. Call Segovia 352-284-8619 4-
23-72-12

Sun City Auto Sales
2000 discount off finance price
No credit check.,
All vehicles "O" 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

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
0 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
0 02 Honda Odyssey, $9999
0 352-375-9090 4-23-57-12
0 Sunrise Ato Sales
0 02 Honda Accord, EX, $8999
0 02 Honda Accord, SE, $9999
0 01 Honda Accord, SE, $7999
0 00 Honda Accord, SE, $7999 4-23-57-12
New Car College Grad Financing Incentive.
Graduating in 6 months? OK. Assoc Arts,
or Bachelors? OK. Graduated in last two
years? OK. Call today, offer expires 4/30.
Call Bob Williams 352-215-9285 6-19-
28-12

1995 FORD ESCORT LX
White with blue interior, 130K miles. Cold
A/C, CD player, $1700 OBO. Call Richard
813-503-7833
5-13-08-8-12

'01 SUBARU FORESTER
Stick. Exc cond. Premium sound, 116k mi.
380-2376 4-23-5-12
1997 Ford Escort LX, Silver, 4-door, new
tires, very clean, 70k miles, original owner 27
mpg. $4,000 630.854.5020 5-13-08-5-12


***1998 SATURN SL1r***
Very clean, 89k miles, 4 cylinder, purple,
$2999, AC, CD player. Call: 352-871-4629 or
352-505-5425 4-22-1-12

1992 Chevy Blazer 4X4 4.3 L V6, 4 dr., cold
air, all power, alloy wheels, decent gas mile-
age, tan leather, green ext. $2400 obo Phil
321-213-1421 4-23-08-2-12


Wanted

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

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

BEAN INSPIRATION!
Take a blind lady to Mass on Sundays and for
walks and shopping as needed. We'll have
lots of fun! And you will make a new friend!
Contact 219-6948. 4-23-08-72-13

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-
23-08-35-13


SHelp 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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What's black and white and
"read" all over???
The Independent Florida Alligator
And you can be part of the sales team of
the largest college newspaper in the
country by applying to become an
ADVERTISING INTERN
(this is a non-paid position
requiring 10-15 hours per week
possibly leading to a paid sales position)
If you are a UF or
SFCC student available
to work both spring AND summer and are
eager to gain valuable sales experience,
stop by the Alligator. 1105 W. University
Avenue, to fill out an application and
class schedule by April 23rd. We will contact
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 April 23rd. We will contact
you for an interview opportunity to
get your career jump started! EEO/AA
4-23-08-5-14


LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving
record, drug-free, personal references.
www.carrsmith.com for details. 4-23-72-14

CNA CLASS: $250! learn @ your own
time & pace. All you need to be a CNA
& pass the state exam is on VCR tape.
I have a 95% PASS RATE! check it out:
www.lapcnatraining.com or 800-566-4913
4-23-72-14

Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and computer science needed for vari-
ous positions. Flexible schedules and com-
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.
S800-965-6520 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.
EOE, DFWP
220 N. Main; 352-375-2152 x301
www.teamparadigm.com
4-23-72-14

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

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

EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
$$$$$$$$$$$$
Best part-time job you'll ever have.
NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW6th St.
352-378-9204
4-23-08-72-14

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

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

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


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

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

Get Paid to 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 352 455-4267 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.
6-3-72-14

G8RBAYcom
Get Paid & Have Fun 0 Flexible Hrs
& Competitive $ 0 Sales Experience
Required 0 eBay exp. + Resume to
g8rbay@bellsouth.net 5-29-08-66-14

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

ADVERTISING SALES REP
Greed is good. We're a Gainesville-area
newspaper looking for an advertising sales
rep who loves to make money. This person
needs to be able to impress a client and
speak eloquently. We need an ad represen-
tative who can not only walk into a business
and show off the paper and its Website but
also write detailed, professional letters to
clients. We need somebody who can attend
Chamber of Commerce meetings and have
no problems starting conversations with
complete strangers. Your reward for having
this sort of talent will be a great paycheck.
We pay a base salary plus a very generous
percentage of whatever you sell. You will not
be disappointed. We don't care if you're just
graduating from college or have decades
of experience. We're looking for somebody
who can dazzle us and our clients. Please
write us a great cover letter and tell us why
we should consider you. If we like what we
see, we'll contact you and answer your ques-
tions. Send your cover letter, resume and any
other supporting material to: Ad Rep Position
P 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@cox.net 4-23-47-14


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




LOOKING FOR LEADERS AND SALES
REPS. Must be self-motivated and hardwork-
ing PT or FT. 50% commission. 888-464-
0234 4-23-08-36-14




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




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




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




Afternoon NANNY NEEDED
ASAP start at 12pm / 18hrs/wk
M-F thru Summer / Fall; good $$$
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume, pix,
schedule to gnv@nanoneone.com 5-13-
08-17-14


Lifeguard/Swim Instructor
Summer Camp
Coral Springs/ Parkland/ Margate and
Weston/ Davie/ Pembroke
email: soflaswim@yahoo.com 4-23-08-
13-14


Medical Technologist Student

LifeSouth has opportunity for MT Student.
It is a full-time position. Admission to the
LifeSouth Medical Technologist Training
Program requires a baccalaureate degree
from an accredited college or university.
Minimum requirements for admission in-
clude: Biological Science (16 semester
hours) including Microbiology, Immunology,
Anatomy/Physiology, and Genetics/Molecular
Biology; Chemistry (16 semester hours)
- including Organic and/or Biochemistry;
Mathematics including Statistics; and
Computer and Management courses.
Duration of the program is six months.
Interested applicants please submit resu-
meto kmunold@lifesouth.org. EOE/DFWP.
Background check required. 4-22-10-14


Leasing Agents Needed
Large student community looking for motivat-
ed and high energy people to join our team.
P/T or F/T avail. Prior exp. Preferred but
not required. Fax resume to 352-377-6700
or e-mail Ismith@ucommonscondos.com.
MUST be avail all summer. 4-23-10-14


University of Florida
Survey Research Center
408 W University Ave. suite 106
(352) 392-2908 ext. 105
Summer Positions Available
$7.50/hr + BONUS + Paid Training
Telephone Interviewing NO SALES
4-23-9-14


SWIM COACH.
Columbia Swim Team in Lake City is seek-
ing a coach to provide competitive stroke
coaching. Salary is negotiable starting at
$12/Hr. Contact Todd at 386-288-8059. 4-
23-08-9-14


Full-Time Summer Job
Maintenance Technician
Apply in Person at Williamsburg Village
Apartments
DFWP. 4-23-9-14


Ready to Make Summer Money?l
Over 60 positions available for painting
Gainesville area Apartments. No experi-
ence necessary. Interviews at SFCC
R-01, Apr.24th 4-6pm. Please RSVP to:
rsvpl23@cox.net or 538-6353. 4-23-08-
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Sun Country sports is hiring! Apply now
for the best positions. Gymnastics,tumbling
and fitness Instructors, office staff,
light cleaning and maintenance, bus
driver and more. Download your app from
suncountrysports.com and bring to either
location.
4-23-08-8-14

LPNS NEEDED IMMEDIATELY. 8 hrs/day 5
days/wk. One on one. $18/hr. Only serious
applicants should apply. Requires Level II
background screening. Call 352-284-2336 or
fax 352-353-0437 4-23-7-14


NANNY NEEDED
in Gainesville for 1 infant
Email resume to dregator@aol.com 4-22-
08-5-14

FULL TIME MICROBIOLOGIST WITH
B.S., PART TIME LAB TECH POSITIONS
LONG TERM POSITIONS, PLEASE FAX
RESUME AND AVAILABILITY TO JANIE
352-378-6483, or e-mail to janies@abcr.com
5-15-08-8-14

WEB / PHP DEVELOPER
Experience in HTML, PHP, MySQL,
Photoshop and Flash required. FT/PT.
Resumes to careers@austinmichael.com or
call 352.367.8525. 4-22-08-5-14

Experienced wait staff needed for Thai
Fusion Cafe Sushi Bar and Sake Lounge.
Must have experience in pan-Asian/Asian
restaurants. Apply in person with resume.
232 SE 1st Street Downtown Gainesville.
Next to the Hippodrome Theater. 4-22-08-
5-14

NERO'S PIZZAAND PASTA
Looking for servers, cooks, and pizza cooks
for full-time and part-time positions. Stop by
5240 NW 34th St to pick up an application
and sit down for a quck interview. 4-23-6-14

Like Sushi?
Then join our growing Rolls 'n Bowls team!
Now hiring motivated, reliable, friendly and
energetic team members for CASHIER/
HOST & PREP positions, P/T & F/T. Learn
how to make sushi and much more in a fun,
diverse, and high-paced environment. Strong
work ethic and excellent customer service
are an absolute must! Earn great pay while
having fun!! Apply in person at 3117 SW
34th St #1, University Towne Center (next to
Carrabbas). No calls please. 5-22-08-10-14

SHOOTING STAR SUSHI
is growing again. Now hiring for summer
& fall. Must be experienced &,know sushi.
Downtown G'ville 203 SW 2nd Ave. 372-
1688. shootingstarrestaurant.com Interviews
on Monday 4-23-5-14

WEBSITE PROOFREADER
P/T position reviewing articles at healthcare
websites for style/formatting/layout. Perfect
job for detail-oriented journalism or commu-
nications student. See www.medianerds.com
4-23-08-5-14

5 STAR PIZZA
is now hiring pizza makers and delivery driv-
ers. Great pay, flexible hours. Apply in person
at 600 NW 75th St. 333-7979 5-27-10-14

Local travel company looking for detail-ori-
entd reservations rep. Must have experience
in customer service/sales. Be 'avail 20-30
hrs/wk & weekends. Send email w/resume to
linda2486@gmail.com 4-23-08-5-14

02B Kids is seeking Teachers!
Preschool, Dance, Drama, Art, Science,
Gymnastics, Sports, and Odabee's Cafe.
To apply fill out an application at 6680 W.
Newberry Rd acrosss from the Oaks Mall)
or at any of our 5 locations in Gainesville.
Questions? Call 332-5500. 4-23-08-4-14

1-800-GOT-JUNK? PT HELP WANTED
Must be energetic and dependable
Great pay starting @$8.50/hour
Job includes sales, labor, & marketing tasks
Customer service exp. and skills a plus
Email to doug.mccray@1800gotjunk.com
4-23-08-4-14


1) I Help Wanted


Volunteer In Africa! Make a difference in
the lives of 200 children orphaned by AIDS
thru the US nonprofit organization-Bright
Future Foundation. Stay with a host fam-
ily and experience real life in Kenya. Learn
the culture, Make a difference, and Have a
trip of a lifetime. For more information: Visit
www.brightfuturechildren.org or Email volunt
eers@bygracecentre.org 4-22-08-3-14

3 Ladies Needed
3 eve per week
2-2 1/2 hr per eve
$300 per week
*No modeling req
CALL 335-4814
The Lingerie Company
.6-3-10-14

Office Assistant: PT 10 hours/week. Must be
computer literate, able to multi task, and work
independently. Send inquires to Admin@Am
ericanDreamsRealty.net 4-23-2-14

TEEN MODELS NEEDED
Publisher of nationally distributed student
educational guides and posters is looking
for local males and females, including all
minorities, between the ages of 14 and 21
to be paid phtotgraphy models. Your photo-
graphs could appear in our educational pub-
lications, which are distributed to schools na-
tionwide. Need to be available immediately
for current projects. Parent or Guardian
must accompany models 17 and under.

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

Sean Sailor
332-9600
AWARE COMMUNICATIONS
305 SW 140th Terrace
Newberry, FL 32669
5-13-08-3-14

Oak Hall School is seeking energetic, cre-
ative, and enthusiastic individuals with a love
for children to staff its summer day camp
program. Positions in the camp are available
in our Preschool day camp, our Kindergarten
day camp, and our elementary school age
day camp offered in at Oak Hall and at
Camp McConnell in Micanopy. Individuals
for the day camp should be available to
work daily from June 9-July 25. Interested
applicants should submit a resume to Jeff
Malloy, Oak Hall School 8009 SW 14th
Avenue Gainesville, FL 32607 or via e-
mail at jmalloy@oakhall.org by May 2, 2008.
Interview information regarding group inter-
view on May 3rd will be sent out upon receipt.
5-13-08-3-14

T/TH all day NANNY June 23
must be avail thru fall / spring
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume,
pix, sched. gnv@nanoneone.com 5-22-
08-6-14

FALL NANNY for 7yr old: big sis
needed; start 08-14; MWF 2:30-6
must commit thru May 09
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume,
pix, sched. gnv@nanoneone.com 5-22-
08-6-14

AM NANNY 15hrs/wk
2yr old / cats / needs long term
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume,
pix, sched. gnv@nanoneone.com 5-22-
08-6-14

Full time nanny needed MF
every other week; ASAP
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume,pix,
schedule to gnv@nanoneone.com 5-22-
08-6-14

Office help Must be able to start work
Fall semester and work through at least
Spring semester, 10-15 hours a week. Must
have reliable transportation, be honest, or-
ganized, flexible and a team player. Prefer "
someone with office experience account-
ing a plus. Starting pay $6.75 per hour for
30 day trial period, followed by a raise, plus
multiple bonuses through out the year. For
a complete job description, email resume
and cover letter to Fratmgmt@gmail.com.


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Help Wanted


Opus Cafe Coffee Bar

We are searching for fun and active stu-
dents to work 12 to 30 hours per week at a
fast paced coffee bar near campus.

Starting pay is $7.25/hour + tips.

Call Tim for employment information at
352.262.0822.

An application may also be downloaded at
www.opus-cafe.com.
5-20-08-5-14


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

EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250' x
160' riding ring, round pen &jump paddock.
Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19 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-
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8-18-08-25-15

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,.'7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Ctr. 8-13-72-15

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352-374-4791 or 800-797-6766
4-23-72-15

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424 W UNIV AVE (in Spin Cycle)
4-23-33-15

INJURED?
Law Office of Robert Dixon
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4-23-72-15

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5-13-33-15

MATH & PHYSICS TUTOR
First hour free. 10 years of experience.
Bilingual. Call Francisco at 352-494-8582
5-27-20-15

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

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.
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Students Welcome-No Appointment Needed
Most Insurances Accepted. 4-23-72-16

*Join the Tobacco-Free Nation!* Discounts
on medications available to registered UF
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4-23-08-8-16
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smoking? Smokers are needed to par-
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will be compensated for your participation.
If interested, call the UF Smoking Lab
and Clinic at 352-273-2151 or email us at
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ANONYMOUS
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Alachua County Health Dept. Call
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FLASHBACKS
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373-7070
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300 SW 4th Ave. 378-4480
4-23-72-18


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

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And finally, Nick Zaccardi,
you have been the glue that
has held the sports depart-
ment together. Nobody works
harder than Nick, and nobody
has worked more unselfishly
to help make the sports sec-
tion something to be proud of.
There is no doubt in my mind
that he is the best college
sportswriter in the country.
Please make sure you check
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Wednesday's paper.
But most importantly, I
would like to thank the read-
ers. There isn't much glory in
this job. You'd be surprised
how many times I have
watched someone read my
column in the paper with my
picture right next to it and not
even realize it was me.
But what was most impor-
tant to me was that a story
I wrote may have answered
someone's questions, made
someone chuckle, or best of
all, made someone think.
I hope that at some point
during the last few years I
have been able to make your
afternoon bus ride or Man's
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2008 BEIJING SUMMER GAMES

Lochte hopes Gainesville training yields Olympic glory


By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
nzaccardi@alligator.org

Bad luck first struck Ryan
Lochte on June 30, 1985..
That was the day Michael
Phelps was born.
Lochte was a month shy of his
first birthday in New York when
Phelps was delivered in Baltimore,
Md.
It's not known how long it took
Phelps to crawl or walk, but he
quickly caught Lochte, passed him
and left him in his wake on the in-
ternational swimming scene.
At any other time in the his-
tory of the sport, Lochte would be
looked at as the biggest fish.
But not now, not when Phelps is
busy breaking records that Lochte
would have held, wearing med-
als Lochte could have owned and
appearing on magazine covers
Lochte should have graced.
Tough luck.
Hoping to change his fortune,
Lochte has returned to UF to train
with the Gators swimming team
and its coach, Gregg Troy, for the
Beijing Olympics.
In Lochte's typically laid-
back, mellowed-out manner, he
described what it's like to be at
school, but not in school.
"If I want to take a nap, I can
take a nap," said Lochte, who is an
internship away from graduating


with a degree in sports manage-
ment.
Phelps is more of the com-
petitive sort. When Ian Crocker
handed Phelps his only loss at
the 2003 World Championships,
Phelps reportedly pinned a photo
of Crocker in his room as motiva-
tion and beat Crocker a year later
in the Olympics.
"They're the No. 1 and
No. 2 best swimmers in
the world in a multitude of
events."
Steve Lochte
Ryan Lochte's father

Phelps is ranked among the top
three swimmers in the world in
six of the 13 individual Olympic
events.
He won a record eight medals
at the 2004 Athens Olympics.
Lochte, 23, is starting to make
waves, too.
He joined Phelps in Athens
and flew back to Gainesville with
a substantially lighter medal haul
- one gold, one silver but still a
great reward for his first Olympic
experience.
Since then, he has closed in on
his good friend Phelps and now
has him in his sights heading into
the Beijing Olympics, which begin
on Aug. 8.
Lochte is the only swimmer


in the world who can hang with
Phelps in the individual medley
events, the best tests of swim-
ming because they include all
four strokes: butterfly, backstroke,
breaststroke and freestyle.
"Sure, they're rivals," said
Lochte's father and- longtime


coach, Steve. "They're the No. 1
and No. 2 best swimmers in the
world in a multitude of events. It's
healthy competition. Bottom line
is Ryan would love to continue to
excel and become better."
It's not like Lochte has Phelps'
mug shot fitted into the side of his


bathroom mirror.
But the thoughts must be_ fere,
maybe even in his dreams.
I've got to swim faster than
Michael.
I've got to be better than Michael.
I've got to beat Michael.
SEE LOCHTE, PAGE 22


Former UF swimmer Ryan Lochte comes up for air while he swims the breaststroke during one of his
practice sessions with the UF swimming team as part of his preparation for the 2008 Olympics. Lochte
returned to Gainesville to train with coach Gregg Troy and practices with the UF swimming team daily.


Columnist recalls past successes, failures along storied UFjourney


I've dreaded writing this column for a
while now.
No, not just because I'm incredibly
lazy, but because saying goodbye is some-
thing that has always been difficult for me.
My Alligator career did not have the sto-
rybook ending I envisioned when I ventured
into the paper's open house more than three
years ago without clips, experience or a clue
of what I was getting myself into.
In fact, it appears that my experiment
with sportswriting may be coming to an
end. I don't question that I have the abil-
ity to do this for a living, but I do question
whether I have the passion for this job to do
it for the rest of my life.
But working for the Alligator has been
something I will always remember and al-
ways treasure.


I've accomplished quite a bit over the
past several years.
I've filled the role of reporter, columnist,
editor, assistant editor and online editor for
the sports department and covered every-
thing from sports clubs to volleyball and
baseball to football and men's basketball.
I've traveled to sporting events all across
the southeast and covered the BCS National
Championship Game in Arizona.
I've had articles published in newspapers
and Web sites across the country, and I even
got the chance to be interviewed on radio
stations throughout the nation.
And I've somehow managed to piss
off a lot of people along the way. I'll never
forget the massive amount of hate mail I've
received. I've been called just about every
name you can imagine, and some of them


Sl a aren't even true.
I have also been
fortunate enough
to cover a national
championship foot-
Bryan Jones ball team from spring
Bryan Out Loud practice all the way
bjones@alligator.org through the trophy
presentation, and I
covered bits and piec-
es of a national championship basketball
team. Getting a chance to document some-
thing like that is a sportswriter's dream, and
I am thankful I got that opportunity.
I'll try to avoid turning this into some-
thing that resembles a lame Oscar speech,
but there are some people I have to thank for
helping me along the way.
A big Bryan Out Loud thanks to Andrew


Abramson for giving me a chance when
nobody else would and for believing in me
and doing everything in his power to help
me succeed.
I'd also like to thank Louis Anastasis for
giving me an opportunity to work alongside
him during a hectic 2006 fall semester and
showing me the ropes. You've been a good
friend to me even if I don't agree with any-
thing you say.
Jenna Marina and Brian Steele, thanks for
always being people I could rely on when
I needed help. I regret having had so many
messes for you guys to clean up, but I'll
never forget how unselfish you have been.
Watch out for Mike McCall someday. He
is a rock star. 'Nuff said.

SEE BRYAN, PAGE 20


ENBA Playoffs:
Toronto vs. Orlando
SUN, 7:30 p.m.

Phoenix vs. San Antonio
TNT, 9:30 p.m.


NBA Playoffs:
Washington 86
Cleveland 116
MLB:
Florida 10
Pittsburgh 4


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1. UF
2. Alabama
3. Tennessee
4. LSU
5. Mississippi St.
6. Auburn


21-1
23-2
13-8
12-10
11-11
10-11


* The No. 2 UF gymnastics team will compete in Session I
of the NCAA Championships on Thursday, and the Gators
will advance to Friday's Super Six finals if they finish in the
top three of their session. See Wednesday's Alligator for a
look at this weekend's competition.







22, ALLIGATOR E TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2008


Lochte, Phelps will face off in June's long-anticipated Olympic trials


LOCHTE, from page 21

Then BEEEEEPPPPPP!!!
Thi alarm blares at 5 in the
morning.
Beating Phelps means Lochte
must be up before the sun. -
As he rises, Lochte is quickly re-
minded of what he must improve
upon from his experience at the
2004,lympics.
"Don't eat McDonald's every
day for seven straight days," said
Lochte, who arrived in Athens at
181 pounds and left at 194 thanks
to frequent trips to the fast-food
chain in the athletes' village.
So he rips open a granola bar,
grabs some fruit, guzzles some
Orange juice and jets off to prac-
tice from 6 to 8:30 with younger
swimmers who see Lochte as a
role model.
"You're able to put a face on the
goal, to see what good swimming
is," said UP sophomore Clark
Burckle, who lives with Ryan in
an off-campus house. "I think he
makes everybody step it up more
because they all see what he's
achieved and they want to do that,
too, so it just makes the team better
as a whole."
Lochte dries himself off, drinks


a shake and lifts weights for an-
other 90 minutes.
After a long morning's work,
he drives his 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe
back home, looking to see the one
who loves him no matter what.
His Doberman pinscher, Carter,
waits for breakfast ,while Lochte
feeds himself eggs, pancakes or
waffles before taking a nap.
Practice starts again at 1 p.m.
All this for the Olympics?
"It's a great
honor to swim
for my country,
but I don't re-
ally think about
(Beijing)," said
Lochte, who
in his free time
Phelps draws abstracts,
like rain drops
falling up from the ground into
the sky. "I treat every swim meet
the same as every dual meet (in
college). I've been doing it for so
long."
Lochte has less than four
months to get into Olympic shape.
He struggled mightily in his
first big meet of 2008, the Missouri
Grand Prix in February, sliding to
sixth in two backstroke events --
including one he holds the world
record in and finishing out of


in The following are the members of the UF swimming
team who will represent their countries in the 2008
|n T|ft( Summer Olympics in Beijing. Team U.S.A. doesn't
Hold its trials until late June.


J.B. Walsh, senior, Philippines



Omar Pinzon, sophomore, Colombia



Bradley Ally, junior, Barbados


Shaune Fraser, sophomore, The Cayman Islands
Brett Fraser, freshman. The Cayman Islands



Gemma Spofforth, sophomore, Great Britain
*first OF female in any sport to qualify for the Olympics.


Mikala Kuchera / Alligator Staff


the top 10 in four other races.
By contrast, Phelps won four of
his seven events.
But Lochte came back strong at
the short-course world champion-
ships two weeks ago.
He set four world records and
won the 100- and 200-meter indi-
vidual medleys without Phelps in
the field.
Lochte and Phelps will go
head to head again, in June at the
Olympic trials in the most antici-
pated non-Olympic or non-World
Championship meet in recent his-
tory.
"It's every bit as challenging to
make the U.S. team as it is to get a
medal at the Olympics," Troy said.
"Everyone who takes it for granted
is making a mistake."
Lochte will text message Phelps
from time to time, but swimming
won't come up.
Instead, they banter about their
favorite rappers.
Lochte favors Lil' Wayne.
"'It's tight.' That's about all that
is said between us," Lochte said.
Like Phelps, Lochte lets his
results and his endorsements do
more talking for him.
Lochte made sure he would be
remembered upon winning the
200-meter individual medley at
the 2007 World Championships.
After receiving his gold medal
and standing for the national an-
them, Lochte smiled and.revealed
a sparkling silver, diamond-en-
crusted grill, a mold that fits over
teeth, after being dared by his
roommate, fellow swimmer Cullen
Jones.
"It got to the point where I was
like, 'If I get a medal at this point,
I'll wear them on the podium.'
They were like, 'No you won't.
No you won't,'" Lochte said.
"Everyone was in shock that I did
that."
That included Troy.
"I wasn't wild about the idea,"
he admitted, "but it was done
tastefully."


Casey Brooke Lawson Alligator
Lochte, wearing a white swimming cap, and his former UF team-
mates prepare to begin a morning strength drill in the O'Connell
Center pool. Lochte hopes to compete in this summer's Olympics.


Speedo pays the bills for Lochte,
who swims in the company's sleek
LZR Racer suit.
Lochte also recently did a "Got
Milk?" ad and flew to New York
for a "Today" Show appearance
where Matt Lauer mispronounced
his last name.
All the attention is partially
due to his perceived rivalry with
Phelps.


But for Lochte (pronounced
Lock-tee), it's much more than
that.
"Even if I do beat him, I guess I
still won't be satisfied with swim-
ming," said Lochte, who already
has plans for the 2012 Olympics in
London. "I set my goals that way. I
won't be satisfied until I stop mak-
ing goals."


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24, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2008


Freshman struggles in SEC play


Harrison Diamond / Alligator Staff
UF freshman Stephanie Brombacher hurls a pitch during the Gators'
2-0 win against LSU at Pressly Stadium on March 29.


* UF HOSTS JACKSONVILLE
IN A DOUBLEHEADER TODAY.

By KYLE MAISTRI
Alligator Writer
kmaistri@alligator.org

It took a little bit longer than
expected, but the preseason pre-
diction made by UF coach Tim
Walton has finally come true.
"She's going to struggle,"
he said of the expectations sur-
rounding freshman pitcher
Stephanie Brombacher. "She's
going to get hit.
"She's going to give up some
home runs."
Through the non-conference
schedule, and at times in confer-
ence play, it looked as though he
might be wrong about the fresh-
man sensation.
It seemed as if she could be
dominant without paying any
dues.
Brombacher carried an ERA
of close to 1, along with an un-
defeated record, into the rough
Southeastern Conference slate.
As No. 3 UF (51-2, 21-1 SEC)
prepares to host Jacksonville (21-
37, 5-17 Atlantic Sun) in a double-
header Tuesday, her undefeated
record is still intact (16-0), but
the freshman has looked more
hittable than ever lately.
In eight starts and nine appear-


ances in the SEC, Brombacher has
posted a 2.10 ERA and allowed
opponents to bat .239 against her
while throwing just two complete
games.
For almost any other pro-
gram, those numbers would be
enough.
But for a team about to make a
championship push, it needs the
No. 2 starter to stay in the circle
for as long as possible.
"I've never really had any
arm problems, knock on
wood. I feel strong right
now."
Stacey Nelson
UFjunior pitcher

Junior Stacey Nelson (33-2,
0.71 ERA) has been better than
advertised in her junior cam-
paign, but there's one number
that should cause coaches and
fans alike some concern.
In the last two years as the ace
of the staff, Nelson has pitched
545 innings.
After last weekend's series
with Kentucky, Walton said he
wants to rest Nelson when he can
but has to go to her when he feels
the game is on the line.
"I'm not going to worry unless
she gives me a reason to worry,"
Walton said.


Recently he has used his No. 1
hurler extensively, starting her in
two of the three games in a series
.and bringing her in to close the
third.
"I've never really had any
arm problems, knock on wood,"
Nelson said. "I feel strong right
now."
If UF is going to capture an
SEC title and make a first-ever
College World Series appear-
ance, Nelson is going to need
Brombacher to help her shoulder
the load.
"She's continued to make
good strides for us and provide
a good amount of inning lift,"
Walton said in a press conference
Monday.
Saturday's performance
against the Wildcats was the
worst of Brombacher's young
career.
Predictably, Nelson came
in and saved the win when it
looked like the game might get
away from the Gators, the same
way she has all season.
As UF turns the final cor-
ner and makes its stretch run,
Brombacher will have the oppor-
tunity to return the favor.
The team will count on her
to save Nelson's arm and, ulti-
mately, the dream of becoming
the first-ever SEC team to win a
national championship.


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