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THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2008


UF discovers students' private info online


* 11,000 SOCIAL SECURITY
NUMBERS WERE POSTED.

By KRISTEN HUFF
Alligator Contributing Writer
UF officials mailed letters to
more than 11,000 current and
former students of the College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences Tuesday
to inform them that their private


information, including Social
Security numbers, was posted on-
line and may have been accessible
to the public.
Computer forensics have
determined with near certainty
that no one had inappropriately
accessed the information, said
Steve Orlando, UF spokesman.
Names and addresses were also
collected and posted by two for-
mer student employees of the


Office for Academic Support and
Institutional
Service, or
OASIS, on a Web
--: page they cre-
ated in the UF
system.
The employ-
ees wanted to
Orlando be able to access
the information
off campus but did not secure it,


according to a Tuesday UF news
release.
The data was collected from stu-
dents who wanted to schedule tu-
toring. The page was used between
2003 and 2005 and was potentially
accessible to anyone until it was
discovered and removed in May.
Officials are trying to determine
why Social Security numbers
were collected, Orlando said.
UF used Social Security numbers


to identify students until 2002,
when students were given a UFID
number. It's possible that there had
been confusion over whether it was
still appropriate, he said.
The UF Privacy Office would
not comment to the media
Wednesday.
The breach was discovered in
an ongoing effort that began last
year to audit all information on UF
SEE BREACH, PAGE 9


LOCAL

Man found dead in canal


A naked body was found in a retention
canal on Northeast 10th Avenue Wednesday
morning.
A Gainesville Regional Utilities employee
saw the body around 8:30 a.m. and called
the Gainesville Police Department.
Police have been unable to find out the
identity of the man, how he died or why he
was in the canal.
GPD spokeswoman Summer Hallett
said the man is 5 feet 6 inches tall and 121
pounds. He is white, with dark, almost
black hair, brown eyes, a goatee and a beard,
Hallett said.
The man also has three tattoos.
One tattoo is a skull and crossbones with
eagle wings. There is a Harley-Davidson
banner under the skull, and "Little Ray" is
written underneath.


Another tattoo is a naked woman with
angel wings. All three images are greenish
black in color.
"We don't know who this person
is, so we can't go back and retrace
their steps."
Summer Hallett
GPD spokeswoman

Anyone with information about the iden-
tity of the man is asked to call GPD Detective
Jeff Nordberg at 352-334-3135.
"We are still investigating," Hallett said.
"We don't know who this person is, so we
can't go back and retrace their steps."
ZAHARA ZAHAV


Delivery drivers feel gas hike


Skyrocketing fuel prices cut profits


By CHANTELLE MARCELLE
Alligator Contributing Writer-
Most people have to get oil changes every
three months.
Sarah Griffin has to get them almost every
month.
Griffin, 20, has been a delivery driver for
Pizza Hut on Archer Road since November
2007.
"I needed a job where I could make cash
every day," the SFCC nursing student said.
Until this summer, Griffin said she was
satisfied with her job. During Gator football
season, pizza orders were high, and the tips
were more generous when the Gators won
games.


Plus, when Griffin started in November,
the average gallon of gas cost a little more
than $3.
Now, with many college students out of
town and gas prices at a na-
Local tional average of more than $4
News per gallon, she has had to take
a second job to make enough
money.
Like Griffin, many local student delivery
drivers and the delivery companies they
work for have had to adjust to the effects of
the increase in gas prices on their profits.
Tip money makes up a major part of a de-
livery driver's income some of which goes.


From the Rain to the Reitz
A man runs toward the Reitz Union in Tuesday's heavy rain. Gainesville Re-
gional Airport received 1.64 inches of rain Tuesday, according to the National
Weather Service. For a story on this week's stormy weather, see page four.


SEE GAS, PAGE 8


* Lakecia Ealey's
career is coming to
a close this week-
end at the NCAA
Track and Field
Championships.
Ealey has made her
mark felt on UF's
record book and on
the track as a leader.
See story, Page 24.


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THURSDAY, JUNE 12,2008 E ALLIGATOR, 3


Prof. designs flying saucer


* AIRCRAFT COULD BE
USED. BY NASA, AIR FORCE.

By KRISTEN HUFF
Alligator Contributing Writer

A UF professor is work-
ing toward developing the
mothership of science-fiction
aficionados' dreams: a real fly-
ing saucer.
Subrata Roy, a mechanical
and aerospace engineering as-
sociate professor, has designed
a disk-shaped aircraft that he
calls the "wingless electromag-
netic air vehicle," or WEAV. The
patent for the aircraft, which
will measure less than six inch-
es across, is still pending.
Ideally, Roy's aircraft could
be used to fly through other
planets' atmospheres and ex-
plore extraterrestrial terrain.
It could also be employed for
more practical uses, such as
surveillance and navigation
purposes.


"This has nothing to do with
aliens," Roy said. "This is more
of science than fiction."
Put simply, the force that
makes the aircraft hover is
created when a magnetic field
is passed through plasma,
the force of which swirls the
surrounding air and creates
enough momentum to lift the
craft, according to a Wednesday
.UF UF news re-
Research lease.
The disk
will be capable
of rotating, but it will not have
to spin in order to fly.
In fact, there are no moving
parts in the design, Roy said.
If the project gets off the
ground, the design could be
equipped with a camera for
surveillance on Earth and in
space.
However, there are still a few
obstacles that could keep Roy's
aircraft from taking off.
Researchers have attempted


to use plasma technology with
conventional aircraft in the
past, but they have not been
successful, Roy said.
The craft will also need a
battery that is both powerful
and light. Creating such a bat-
tery is not an impossible feat,
he said, but it still needs to be
developed.
NASA and the U.S. Air Force
are interested in using the craft
if Roy's disc is developed, ac-
cording to the release.
"I don't see any limitation to
what it can do, but we can only
get that far when we develop
the first craft," Roy said.
The next step in getting the
WEAV off the ground is finding
sponsors and getting a team
together to create a model for
testing, which Roy hopes to do
by fall.
"Theory works, so hopefully
it won't be a big challenge," he
said. "But if it is a big challenge,
we will find a way to solve it."


BOT to vote on tuition


By ELIZABETH LEVA
Alligator Writer

The Board of Trustees, UF's
highest governing body, will
discuss and vote on a 15 percent
tuition hike during its meetings
today and Friday.
Steve Orlando, UF spokesman,
said if the trustees approve the
increase on Friday, about 9,400 UF
students incoming freshman
and sophomores without Florida
Prepaid -will be required to
pay an extra 15 percent on their
tuition, Orlando said.
The tuition increase is possible
through the Differential Tuition
Program, which allows UF to
incrementally raise tuition 40
percent over four years, starting
with this fall's incoming fresh-
man class.
A 6 percent tuition boost from
the state Legislature and the 9


percent boost from UF accounts
for the 15 percent tuition hike.
UF President Bernie Machen
wrote in an e-mail that no addi-
tional talks about UF's 2008-2009
budget would be discussed at the
meetings.
The Trustees
approved a
plan to cut $47
million from
next year's
budget during
a telephone
conference call
Machen May 14.
Because a
substantial portion of the faculty
is not in Gainesville during sum-
mer, Orlando said that the board
tries not to tackle too many major
issues in their absence.
"They don't want faculty to
think they're trying to slip any-
thing past them," he said.


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Heavy storms expected to continue through weekend


* LOCAL MAN HOSPITALIZED AFTER
BEING HIT BY LIGHTNING TUESDAY.

By ZAHARA ZAHAV
Alligator Writer

And then there was rain.
The storms on Tuesday and Wednesday
marked the beginning of the wet season in
Gainesville, and though the rain will help
abate dry conditions and wildfires, its ef-
fects on local electricity, traffic and safety
are already being felt.
Almost two inches of rain fell over the


area, and wind gusts reached 47 miles per
hour over the two-day period, according to
the National Weather Service.
Such conditions always lead to more ac-
cidents, said Eugene Morris, acting spokes-
man for the Alachua County Sheriff's
Office.
One man was struck by lightning dur-
ing Tuesday's storm as he stood under a
tree between Lowe's Home Improvement
store and Regal Gainesville Cinema 14 near
Archer Road.
Austin Lowe, 20, had burns on the lower
half of his body, and the nearby tree was on
fire when police arrived, said Gainesville


Police spokeswoman Summer Hallett. He
was taken to Shands at UF for treatment.
SLowe was in serious condition around
5 p.m. Wednesday, according to Kim
Jamerson, the media relations coordinator
at Shands.
Public Besides the increased risk
Safety of injury from lightning, minor
car accidents are also more
common during thunder-
storms.
"Drivers -should slow down a -bit,"
Morris said. "When roads get this way, it
tends to increase our business."
The strong winds and rain led to a pow-


er outage for 2,000 Gainesville Regional
Utilities customers Tuesday when a pine
tree fell on a power line on the 37th block of
Northwest 39th Avenue.
SThere were also scattered outages
throughout Wednesday, and about 300.cus-
tomers lost power for more than an hour.
Ludie Bond, a wildfire mitigation spe-
cialist at the Florida Division of Forestry,
said she could not remember the last time
this year that Gainesville had so much con-
sistent rain.
Thunderstorms are expected to continue
into the weekend, according to the National'
Weather Service.


UF ACADEMICS

Media rights activist, UF professor to retire after 43 years


By ELIZABETH LEVA
Alligator Writer


After spending 43 years devot-
ed to media rights, a prominent
fighter for freedom of information


and longtime UF professor will
retire on June 30.
Bill Chamberlin has been the
UF Joseph L. Brechner Eminent
Scholar in Mass Communications
since 1987 and has won many ac-


1,
Sarah Hsu / Alligator Staff
UF professor Bill Chamberlin, founder of the Brechner Center for
Freedom of Information, poses outside his office in Weimer Hall
Wednesday afternoon.


colades for his work throughout
his career.
Newspapers weren't hiring
when Chamberlin graduated from
the University of Washington as
an aspiring journalist, so he ac-
cepted a teaching job at Central
Washington State College to waive
his eligibility for the Vietnam War
draft.
Little did he know teaching
and mentoring would become
the passion of his life not just
a means of sparing it, as he origi-
nally intended.
"All I knew was that something
just felt natural," Chamberlin
said.
He went on to co-author a me-
dia law textbook used by several
of the nation's top journalism col-
leges and played a key role in the
curriculum developments of UF's
mass media law graduate and
doctoral programs.
Despite an illustrious teaching
career, Chamberlin's contributions
did not stop at guiding budding
journalists.
Chamberlin remained focused
on fighting for media rights for
the rest of his career, and he said
he hopes to leave behind a legacy
of encouraging journalists and
the public to utilize their right to
freedom of information as much
as he did.
"It's critical that the public un-
derstand that we have a right to
know what government is doing,"
he said. "The way we learn is by
taking advantage of the access we
have to meetings and records and
by supporting journalists who are


going to do the same."
Chamberlin established the
Brechner Center for Freedom of
Information, a non-profit edu-
cational center in the College of
Journalism and Communications,
where journalists, attorneys and
the public can go to have ques-
tions about media law answered.

"He is one of the most
loyal people I have ever
known. I don't know who is
going to fill his role."
Kim Walsh-Childers
UFjournalism professor


He also founded the Marion
Brechner Citizen Access Project,
which rates the open meetings
and open records laws of all of
the states.
He even co-founded the
National Freedom of Information
Coalition, a group that fosters and
coordinates groups fighting for
access to information in almost all
50 states.
Charles Davis, a University of
Missouri professor and executive
director of the National Freedom
of Information Coalition, was one
of Chamberlin's former students
at UF.
"One of the wonderful things
about academia is the ability to
carry on beyond yourself through
helping others," Davis said. "Bill
has quite a genealogy of people
out there, like myself, for whom
he has erected successful aca-
demic careers."


Davis said despite Chamberlin's
contributions to the fight for free-
dom of information, Chamberlin
would probably say his greatest
achievement was the progress of
his students.
Davis' prediction was right.
Chamberlin said more than
anything he feels most proud of
the relationships he has developed
with his students, some of who
have gone on to teach at the best
universities in the country.
Kim Walsh-Childers, now a UF
journalism professor, was one of
his students when he taught at the
University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill.
"Ifs easy for faculty to get
jaded and become frustrated with
students," Walsh-Childers said,
"but Bill has never taken that at-
titude."
When one student lost her
family's home to a hurricane,
Walsh-Childers said Chamberlin
worked around the cock to gather
donations and supplies to help the
student get back on her feet.
Chamberlin and his wife,
Jeanne, hosted Thanksgiving din-
ner at their home several years in
a row for international students
unable to make it home for the
holidays, she added. And when
Walsh-Childers saw Chamberlin
and his wife sitting in the back of
the room at her son's fifth grade
graduation last week, she said she
was not at all surprised.
"He is one of the most loyal
people I have ever known," Walsh-
Childers said. "I don't know who
is going to fill his role."


Night construction temporarily closes parts of 34th Street


By CHRISTOPHER MYERS
Alligator Writer
cmyers@alligator.org

Gainesville drivers will experience temporary lane
closures on Northwest 34th Street between Northwest
Fifth Avenue and U.S. Highway 441. The closures will
last from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Thursday
until fall.
During this time, one lane will remain open, which
will alternate northbound and southbound traf-
fic, said Chip Skinner, a spokesman for the Florida
Department of Transportation.
Construction company APAC-Southeast of
Jacksonville will make improvements to the street,
such as removing and replacing the existing pave-
ment, replacing or extending existing drainage pipes


to meet current safety requirements and adding
wheelchair-accessible ramps to the sidewalk at side
street intersections.
"At the most, people may be delayed about 10 min-
utes," Skinner said.
The 4.5-mile project will cost an estimated $2.3
million and should be completed by
Local fall, according to a Department of
News Transportation news release.
The project is funded by the state
through the gas tax, Skinner said.
He also said motorists should be aware of the di-
rection of traffic during construction hours.
When turning onto the road from a side street, they
should wait until traffic clears before turning in the
same direction of traffic flow to avoid a head-on col-
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THURSDAY, JUNE 12,2008 0 ALLIGATOR, 5


Former UF professor, author leaves lasting legacy


* SMITH KIRKPATRICK DIED
OF LUNG CANCER FRIDAY.

By KATIE SANDERS
Alligator Staff Writer
ksanders@alligator.org

Smith Kirkpatrick, a former UF
professor, spent much of his child-
hood in awe of seashells he found
while playing in the Arkansas
mountains.


His daughter, Katie Kirkpatrick,
said it was his early fascination with
the natural world that spawned a
desire to make his career revolve
around writing and helping others,
including UF students, hone their
talents for the same craft.
Kirkpatrick, 85, died in his
Gainesville-home Friday with his
two daughters, Anna Marie and
Katie, grandchildren, friends and
former students at his side. He bat-
tled lung cancer for several years.


Kirkpatrick came to UF in the
1950s as a fiction-writing student
of Andrew Lytle, head of UF's
Creative Writing Program. When
Lytle left the program
Local to become editor of
News The Sewanee Review,
Kirkpatrick kept the
program alive.
One of Kirkpatrick's significant
UF contributions was founding
the UF Writer's Conference, where
famous writers, editors and agents


would come and help young writ-
ers get their big break. Katie said
the day before he died, her father
received a wooden plaque from
UF thanking him for founding the
conference.
He published his only novel
based upon his experiences in the
Navy, called "The Sun's Gold."
She said his liberal teaching style
often clashed with those of adminis-
trators and other professors, but he
found favor with his students, who


called him "Kirk."
One of his most renowned stu-
dents, Harry Crews, dedicated his
first novel, "The Gospel Singer,"to
Kirkpatrick.
"When people would take his
class, it was unlike any other writing
class they had taken," Katie said.
She. said the family plans to
scatter his ashes across the same
Arkansas Mountains where he
first fostered his desire to put his
thoughts into words.


UF ACADEMICS

Dept. of State gives UF grant for foreign policy program


By MAGGIE LAWRENCE
Alligator Contributing Writer

Academics from across the globe began
a six-week program Monday to learn about
U.S. foreign policy at UF with the help of a
grant from the U.S. Department of State.
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Editorial
This week, the Sunshine State hasn't exactly been living
up to its moniker. Gainesville's newfound preoccupa-
tion with precipitation has left us at the Department
of Darts and Laurels running for cover. Don't get us wrong,
we're all about "Singin' in the Rain" when the opportunity
presents itself, but the ominous dark clouds and violent thun-
der storms of these past couple of days have left us singing
"Gimme Shelter" instead. We hope you've been able to keep
dry these last few days, but if not, don't fret, 'cause there's
always "Sunshine After the Rain." But just in case this somber
weather has got you down, we have a brand new, waterproof
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Darts & Laurels

First off, we send a way-to-give-us-one-more-excuse-to-
not-go-to-the-gym DART to UF Department of Recreational
Sports for instituting a new gym membership fee for students
not enrolled in classes. What makes us so perturbed about
the $50 summer B fee and the $100 summer C and fall fees is
that the decision to start charging students for using campus
gyms was not made out of economic necessity, but instead
seems to have been made on a whim. RecSports reassures
us the change has nothing to do with the menacing budget
cuts or any other pecuniary shortfall. Indeed, they say they
don't even know how they're going to use the new revenue. If
there's no monetary emergency, why the hell are they bleed-
ing dry those who want to get in or stay in shape?
Next up, we chuck a could-you-possibly-be-any-more-in-
competent? DART to the UF administration and the College
of Liberal Arts and Sciences for compromising the privacy
of current and former students some 12,000 of them by
posting personal information, including Social Security num-
bers, on the World Wide Web for all to see.
The breach occurred from 2003-2005 when former student
employees posted the personal information of students who
used the tutoring services of the CLAS-operated Office for
Academic Support and Institutional Service. The informa-
tion turned up during a system audit, which was reported
Tuesday. In this age of rampant spamming, phishing and
identity theft, we would like to believe the administration
would have all the privacy bases covered. This week's rev-
elation that sensitive student information has been online for
some four years is more than disconcerting, it is a disgrace.
We expect more from the suits at Tigert and Turlington halls.
Something weird is going on here. For the second straight
week, we have something nice to say about our elected of-
ficials as we offer an at-least-you-tried-to-save-the-planet
LAUREL to Sen. Bill Nelson and Sen. Mel Martinez for
supporting a failed attempt at tackling what is arguably the
most critically important issue facing the nation (and, for that
matter, the world): climate change.
Floridians should be proud that both Nelson and Martinez
stood up to combat global warming by supporting the
Lieberman-Wamer Climate Security Act. Unfortunately,
advocates of the measure failed to break the 60-vote cloture
threshold. Failing to reach the 60-vote plateau, proponents
of the bill were forced to shelve what would have been the
most sweeping climate change control measure to date.
Nevertheless, we thank our senators for siding with science
in an effort to reverse the harmful effects of global warming.
Lastly, we present a we-know-you-will-be-rocking-out-
in-the-afterworld LAUREL to the supremely influential rock
and blues legend Bo Diddley, who passed away last week in
his Archer home at the age of 79. Diddley was known as "The
Originator" for pioneering the soulful sounds that influenced
the likes of rock gods The Rolling Stones, The Who, Tom Petty
and Bruce Springsteen, among innumerable others. The UF
Board of Trustees is expected to award Diddley with a post-
humous honorary degree in recognition of his contributions
to music and the arts which we think is more than fitting.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's gritty and innovative
sound was often imitated, but never reproduced.


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Guest column

Candidates sing same song on Iran


oming of age in the era of President George W. Bush
has left me almost incapable of being surprised by
politicians' audacious disregard for history and their
adamant refusal to learn from past mistakes. But this week I
found myself shocked and awed at Sen. John McCain's state-
ments about Iran when addressing a pro-Israeli lobbying
organization, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee
(AIPAC). In his speech, McCain proclaimed, "Tehran's pur-
suit of nuclear weapons poses an unacceptable risk, a danger
we cannot allow" as if it is a fact that Iran is currently pur-
suing nuclear weapons.
Who cares if a 2007 National Intelligence Estimate, a
compilation of opinions and findings from our 16 intel-
ligence agencies, reported with "high confidence" that Iran
stopped all attempts to develop nuclear weapons in 2003
due to international pressure and scrutiny? Pay no mind to
the fact that Iran has been increasingly cooperative with the
International Atomic Energy Agency, who has also reported
there is no information to suggest Iran is seeking to develop
nuclear arms. So what if the only evidence the world has of
a nuclear weapons program in Iran is an unverifiable U.S.-
provided document, which the U.S. refuses to fully release to
the IAEA or Iran, showing loose plans to develop a nuclear
missile prior to 2004?
Luckily, we have the Democratic Party to remind us of
these facts and to serve as a rebuttal to McCain's truth twist-
ing. Or is there really much of a difference?
Sen. Hillary Clinton, in an attempt to show her toughness
on foreign policy, took it a step further than McCain, saying
she would "totally obliterate" Iran and its 70 million inhab-
itants if Iran attacked Israel with nuclear weapons. Clinton
conveniently bypassed the whole development part of the
nuclear arms equation and went straight for the sort of war
mongering that makes McCain, Bush and the rest of the neo-
conservative contingent salivate with anticipation.
Sen. Barack Obama, on the other hand, has been outspo-
ken on this issue, even in the face of incessant Republican


f attacks. He has continually pressed
for increased diplomacy and un-
conditional talks with the Iranian
regime in order to avoid an armed
confrontation.
That is, until last week. In a
Brandon Sack speech to AIPAC on June 4, Obama
etters@alligator.org repeatedly reassured the audience
he would do "everything" in his
power to "prevent Iran from ob-
taining a nuclear weapon" obviously hinting at the use
of force. In his speech, Obama joined McCain and Clinton
in assuming Iran is actively pursuing nuclear weapons. This
assumption has dangerous implications.
Obama has also backed off his previous "unconditional
talks" position and is now equivocating on what "uncondi-
tional" means.
Perhaps even he has already forgotten the run-up to the
Iraq war when, despite the lack of a true consensus in the
U.S. intelligence community, the Bush administration relent-
lessly spoke of the threat of nuclear capabilities falling into
the hands of a "terrorist state."
Obama should have the courage, just as he did in 2002
before the invasion of Iraq, to point out the fallacies of the
Republican propaganda machine where any half-truth or
bold faced lie can become fact if its simply repeated enough.
Unfortunately, he and most of the American people have
fallen into the same fear trap that has led to the deaths of over
4,000 American soldiers and 600,000 to 1.2 million Iraqis.
Sen. Obama, we have heard this story before. Let's not get
duped twice in one generation. For as the old saying goes,
"Fool me once, shame on shame on you. Fool me you
can't get fooled again." Or something like that.
Brandon Sack is a second year biomedical sciences graduate
student and an Orange and Blue Party student senator. His
column appears on Thursdays.


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


Reader response
Today's question: Do you think
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Letters to the Editor
Gym fee created without student input
As if college kids are not bending over
backward already, trying to cope with tuition
increases and the rising price of textbooks and
course packs, the Recreational Sports director
now decides to charge a membership fee for
gym use? The fee implemented will be for all
students who are not enrolled in classes as
of July 1. So let's say I am taking nine credit
hours during summer A, and my roommate is
taking 3 credit hours during summer C. Is it
really fair that I am charged an additional $50
if I want to work out during the second half of
summer?
Yes, instituting a charge seems understand-
able since there have been a lot of budget cuts
recently. But David Bowles reported to the


Alligator that he doesn't even know what the Consumers shouldn't dictate book prices
new revenue will be spent toward. Personally, In Tuesday's Alligator, the editorial board
I feel the decision of adding gym membership called for an investigation into the pricing
fees on top of every other rising cost of a practices of textbook publishers and asked for
college education was made without a lot lawmakers to place regulations on textbook
of thought or consideration for the students. If pricing and buyback policies. I see where
you want to charge a fee, that's fine. But get a the editorial board is coming from it feels
general consensus on a price students are will- screwed and wants the government to step in.
ing and able to pay, and make it fair for every- But something needs to be asked of the
one. Oh yeah, one more thing: I am pretty sure editors and all of those who advocate similar
the number of students not enrolled in classes government regulation of prices and profits:
who use the gym is significantly lower than What right do you, as the consumer, have to
the number of students who are enrolled and the textbooks being sold? Have you, as a con-
opt not to take advantage of it. summer, provided any contribution toward the
Valerie Little production of the textbook? Have you assem-
3LS bled dozens and dozens of references, figures
and graphs, scoured the most recent literature


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and organized all the information into a neat,
logical form easily understood by those new to
the field? What exactly gives you, as students,
lawmakers or anyone but the producers and
authors of the textbook, the right to decide
how much is too much for a textbook? And by
what right do you have to tell the producers of
these textbooks that they do not have the right
to decide how much their intellectual labor
should be sold for?
The next time the editors decide to ad-
vocate government regulation of prices, it
would be prudent for them to first ask these
questions.
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GAS, from page 1

to paying for gas to make deliveries.
Griffin's average tip per delivery now
ranges from loose change to $2.
"Sometimes you go out to somewhere, and
you lose money because you're paying for the
gas to get there, and they don't tip you," she
said.
Griffin, who usually spends $25 on gas ev-
ery day she works, said she sometimes deliv-
ers all the way to Haile Plantation, which is at
least six miles away
In her opinion, the minimum tip should
be the price of a gallon of gas to help delivery
drivers cover their expenses.
Jimmy Green, general manager at Papa
John's on Archer Road, said despite gas prices,
he has more applications than ever for deliv-
ery driver positions.
College students make up eighty percent
of his staff.
"I would actually say it's easier now to staff
my store than in the past," said Green, a 22-
year-old UF economics junior.
He said there are 17 delivery drivers work-
ing at his location, most between the ages of
18 and 23. Drivers are paid $5.15 an hour, plus
$1.10 per delivery and whatever tips they col-
lect.


Green said a good driver can easily make at
least $10 to $15 per hour.
The average number of deliveries per day
for the Papa John's last week was 125, he said.
So far this summer, sales for the store have
been an average of 8 to 15 percent higher than
last year.
"You just want to say to them,
'Do you realize gas is four dol-
lars?' Some people just don't care
though."
Sarah Griffin
Pizza Hut delivery driver

Still, the rise in the price of fuel has caused
the cost of food supplies and other goods to
increase.
To help cover additional expenses, Green
said most delivery companies have added a
delivery charge, which does not go directly to
the drivers.
Stores also deal with the new operating
costs by sending drivers out with more than
one delivery order at a time, Green said.
Jim Dewey, program director of the eco-
nomic analysis program at UF's Bureau of
Economic and Business Research, said strong
international demand for fuel has sent prices


soaring, which forces businesses like Papa
John's to find ways to adjust.
"Fuel is a major component of production
costs, and when fuel prices increase, eventu-
ally it has to be reflected in price increases one
way or another," Dewey said.
Businesses have to figure out how to adapt
to increased expenses while not charging the
customers too much extra money, he said.
Griffin said she has not expressed her own
financial concerns to her managers because
there's little they can do at the local level to
help.
She feels lucky she has a fuel-efficient car, a
2001 Chevrolet Cavalier, she said.
Edward Coker, a SFCC sophomore and
part-time Papa John's delivery driver, said he
spends more money on gas when he works on
the busier weekend days sometimes up to
$50 a day.
Coker, 29, said paying for gas and main-
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two of the most difficult parts of being a de-
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Coker didn't have many complaints,
though.
"The money is pretty good for a part-time
job," he said.
He earns an average of about $3 in tips per
delivery and is content with the money in his
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Student Senate joins effort to support earthquake victims


tawara Izqulerao / alligator
Thomas Cockriel, chairman of the Student Senate Judiciary Committee, waits for
senators to vote on a bill at Tuesday night's meeting.


* SENS. JOINED CHINESE STUDENTS IN
RAISING MONEY FOR VICTIMS.

By ELIZABETH LEVA
Alligator Writer
The UF Student Senate unanimously passed
a bill at Tuesday's meeting extending the full
support of the student body to the victims of the
earthquake that occurred one month ago today in
Sichuan, China.
While the impact of the natural disaster and
a death toll nearing 80,000 continue to plague
survivors, some senators chipped in for the
country's rebuilding efforts.
UF senators announced that they raised $71
at meetings to help the Friendship Association
of Chinese Students and Scholars, or FACSS, pro-
vide relief to the earthquake's victims.
"The $71 is probably insignificant compared
to the amounts FACSS has raised," said Sen.
Bowie Stephens.
But an FACSS official said every dollar
counts.


Jiawei Zhang, UF electrical engineering ju-
nior and FACSS vice president, said more than
$20,000 has been donated by students to the
FACSS relief fund since the group started tabling
around campus May 13.
"The $71 is probably insignificant
compared to the amounts FACSS
has raised."
Bowie Stephens
SG senator

Sen. Tom Cockriel, judiciary chairman, said
FACSS plans to use the donations to reconstruct
an elementary school. Cockriel said Student
Government does not transfer money from its
reserves into donations for such causes because
the money is allotted elsewhere.
Zhang said FACSS will send the money to
the Red Cross Society of China within the next
couple days. But this is only a starting point for
the group's fundraising efforts, he added.
S"It is going to take a long time to rebuild what
was destroyed," he said.


Columbia University also discovered a similar breach Wednesday


BREACH, from page 1

systems. Orlando said it is likely
that more breaches will be discov-
ered as the audit continues.
This is the largest privacy
breach discovered at UF, he
said. By Wednesday afternoon,
UF officials had received about


170 phone calls, and the Privacy
Office Web site had 2,700 hits.
Officials could not find contact
information for about 570 students
who may have been affected.
Johann Arias, a spring CLAS
graduate, had not heard about the
breach Wednesday and said UF
should be doing more to notify
those affected.


"They always make informa-
tion very
UF prominent
Administration when you
have a
hold or
owe them money," Arias said.
The privacy breach is not
unique to UF. In a similar situation
Wednesday, the Columbia Daily


Spectator reported that the Social
Security numbers of 5,000 current
and former Columbia University
students had been posted online.
Columbia arranged two-year sub-
scriptions to a credit-monitoring
service for the affected students,
the paper reported.
Orlando said UF officials
discussed a similar offer, but it


was shot down because research
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a situation like this, and it would
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UF students join protest of South Korean president


* KOREAN-U.S. BEEF TRADE
SPARKED ONGOING PROTEST.

By SARAH JONES
Alligator Contributing Writer

South Korean students and
families gathered on campus for
an unconventional demonstra-
tion Tuesday night to show sup-
port for a national movement
aiming to spark a change in the
South Korean government.
About 20 people, mostly
students and their families, met
on the Reitz Union Colonnade
with candles in hand to dis-
cuss ongoing protests in Seoul,
South Korea's capital, against
the country's new president, Lee
Myung-bak.
As they sat in a circle, the
UF demonstrators mirrored the
peaceful protesting methods used
by 100,000 in South Korea and
held signs calling for Myung-
bak's resignation.
"Most of us are people who
want to be there in spirit," said
Sungho Oh, a UF doctoral student
who has lived in the United States
for six years.
The Tuesday demonstration
was the group's second meeting
in response to the massive move-
ment in Seoul.
The Seoul protest started May


2 as a result of Myung-bak's deci-
sion to reopen beef trade with the
U.S. after a five-year ban follow-
ing a confirmed 2003 case of mad
cow disease in the U.S.
The agreement, made April
18, angered many South Koreans
who worry about the safety of
American beef after the 2003
case, even though the World
Organisation for Animal Health
has since found American beef to
be safe, according to a recent New
York Times article.
The protesters have used the
beef issue as a plat-
Student form to express other
Life grievances against the
president, who was
elected in December.
The South Korean community
that gathered at the Reitz Union,
however, is focused on support-
ing their people's efforts and
not on creating a united political
voice, said Yongseok Jang, a UF
graduate student.
"We haven't reached any
kind of collective opinion," Jang
said. "We just decided to move
along with what's happening in
Korea."
Jang said the president has
acknowledged the protesters'
complaints but has not offered a
solution to the plight.
"He made a public statement


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Dong-Uk Hwang, his daughter Seoyoung Hwang, 3, and UF doctoral student Sungho Oh listen to South
Korean community members speak out at the Reitz Union Tuesday night in support of South Korean
demonstrations against the country's president, Lee Myung-bak.


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didn't address anything he can
do," he said.
"It was empty."
Jang, who was a student in the


first generation of a democratized
Korea, said the peaceful dem-
onstrations in South Korea are
different from the pivotal 1987
protest, when thousands rioted in


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the streets against the country's
then military dictatorship.
"I haven't seen any demon-
stration like this," he said. "It's
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Battling for bike safety


Band, organization work to keep cyclists safe


BAILEY PARKE
AVENUE CONTRIBUTING WRITER
James Brown was pacing back
and forth nervously waiting for
the second call. It was late in the
evening on May 5, 2007. He had
just finished playing a show in
Miami with his band, Battle!, of
Gainesville. He was hoping she
would be OK.
The first call came from his
friend Bill in Boston. He said
Kelly Wallace, Brown's ex-girl-
friend, had been struck by a car
while riding her bicycle without


wearing a helmet. Bill said he
would call Brown back to let him
know what was going on.
The second call finally came.
Wallace had died. Brown waited
for him to say that it was just a
joke, and nothing had really hap-
pened. But then reality hit. His
ex-girlfriend someone he had
loved and cared so much about
- was gone.
"It was like my heart stopped,
and I had so many mixed emo-
tions hit me all at once, so I didn't
really know what to do," Brown
said.


But during the last year,
Brown and his band members
decided what they wanted to do.
I think because we are a
hardcore punk band, we
are really speaking to the right
people.
Riley Kenney
Battle guitarist

They wanted to help.
A mutual friend of Brown and
Wallace, Zack Smith, started the
organization Helping Everyone
Live Longer, or HELL, after both
Wallace and another friend of


Smith's were killed in bicycle
accidents within one month of
each other.
The Boston-based organiza-
tion raises money and distributes
free helmets to cyclists.
Smith takes collection jars to
various locations around Boston,
like record stores and coffee
shops. With the jars, he leaves
a stack of business cards with
information about HELL and his
phone number for those inter-
ested in learning more about the
organization.
One woman who read about
Wallace's accident bought about
20 helmets and donated about
$2,000, Brown said.


He said the organization has
grown a lot since it began almost
one year ago.
"When I was up there hanging
out with [Smith] in his apartment
there were just stacks of helmets,
almost like a warehouse," Brown
said.
The organization has handed
out more than 300 helmets since
its start.
Brown's band plays an active
role in spreading the word lo-
cally about HELL. At each of the
band's shows, the merchandise
table has a collection cup and


SEE HELL, PAGE 13


S Wonder if Adam Sandler's latest
film is worth the money? Check out
our review of "Don't Mess with the
Zohan" on page 13.


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a hot question or issue you'd like
answered? Email our sex columnist at
annie.dear@hotmail.com.


E Summers in Gainesville become pretty
mundane after the first week. Need
something to do this weekend? Read on
to learn about the Juneteenth Festival.


S"Kids, drink responsibly or
you'll end up looking like
this, not pretty!"
Lilly Allen, on her blog the
morning after being carried out
of an awards show in London.







12, ALLIGATOR N THURSDAY, JUNE 12,2008

fashion

Beat the summer heat with comfortable smock dresses


EMILIE WILLIAMS AVENUE WRITER


The times have changed, and
we girls should be grateful.-In
1958, women at UF were finally
permitted to wear Bermuda
shorts as long as they were not
a disruption to class. According
to a Tampa Tribune article pub-
lished in April, faculty members
could ban females from class if
they felt their shorts were a dis-
traction.
Perpetrators to this horrific


crime would be confined to their
dorms on Saturday nights, and
second time offenders would
have to stay in Friday and
Saturday. Short shorts, athletic
clothes and T-shirts were still
banned from UF's campus after
the new regulations were imple-
mented.
Fifty years later, it's typical
for women to wear bathing suits
and cover-ups to class, especially


ff" My trick to staying
cool in the Florida heat
is wearing clothes
that breathe. *


during the summer.
As July draws near, it's only
getting hotter.
Though jeans, sweat pant
suits and leggings are all staples


on UF's campus, they need to be
stashed away for both style and
comfort reasons.
My trick to staying cool in the
Florida heat is wearing clothes
that breathe. Most of the time
you can find me in sundresses,
jersey skirts and tank tops, but
my go-to summer look is a Juicy
Couture smocked, strapless terry
cloth dress.
Every summer Forever 21, Old
Navy and Target reliably sup-


ply knock-off versions in every
print, fabric and color shoppers
can imagine. It is the ideal beach
dress that transitions perfectly to
a casual night out with the girls.
Add a bright, printed scarf
and a pair of funky earrings, and
you'll be the most fashionable
girl on the beach or in class.
Whatever your personal fash-
ion statement is this summer, re-
member this: If you want to look
hot, keep your clothing cool.


uneteenth Festival showcases African-American heritage


The event celebrates its second year in Gainesville


MARGARITA DELAPAZ and
CHANTELLE MARCELLE *
AVENUE CONTRIBUTING WRITERS
A late flight into the wrong airport did
not keep Kenneth Ogungbemi from at-
tending the Juneteenth Festival & Juried
Art Show last year. It did, however, keep
him from competing.
This year, Ogungbemi, a Nigerian-
born artist from Brazil, has arrived early
in order to compete at the 2nd Annual
Juneteenth Festival this weekend.
His work has been chosen for the
festival's poster art and will be featured
alongside 60 other local and international
artists, including landscape artists the
Florida Highwaymen.
Although a lot of them have passed


away, there will be nine in town for the
festival.
Vivian Filer has lived in Gainesville for
63 years and considers herself to be one of
the original "freedom fighters."
Filer, chair of the board of directors for
the Cotton Club Museum and Cultural
Center, Inc. said Juneteenth is a celebra-
tion of the freedom of enslaved people in
the United States after the Emancipation
Proclamation was passed on Jan. 1, 1863.
The celebration began in Galveston,
Texas, where on June 19, 1865, enslaved
people first heard that they were free.
Over the years, other states have
formed their own traditions of celebra-
tion. The Gainesville Juneteenth Festival
is the largest in North Central Florida,
Filer said.


She said the goal of the festival is "to
explore and celebrate and enjoy the rich
history of African-American people and
United States history in general."
.- It is hosted by the
Cotton Club Museum
I and Cultural Center
and is funded in part
4 by a Tourism Product
Development Grant to
S promote cultural activity
in the area during non-
Isaacs peak times, said Donna
Isaacs, executive director of the Cotton
Club Museum.
"When they found out they were free,
it was a fun time with music and celebrat-
ing," Isaacs said. "This festival recreates
that cultural festivity."


The festival has been downsized from
two stages to one and will provide a more
intimate atmosphere for vendors, Isaacs
said. The stage will feature performances
headlined by blues guitarist Lurrie Bell.
Despite the changes, Isaacs expects
7,500 people to attend the festival. Last
year 5,000 people attended.
The festival will feature food, music, an
art competition, children's activities and a
youth talent competition.
"This gives the children an alternative
venue to learn about their history," Isaacs
said.
Filer said everyone who wants a cultur-
al experience is welcome, not just African-
Americans.
The festival will run from 10 a.m. to
8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Lincoln
Park, located off Southeast 15th Street near
Lincoln Middle School. Admission is free.







THURSDAY, JUNE 12,2008 U ALLIGATOR, 13


* One-night stands can boost confidence


W A one-night stand is nothing to be
ashamed of. You should be proud of
it. Cramming a mini-relationship based
$ on attraction and minimal conversation
into less than 24 hours is a feat.
And there's no need to lie about
g it because you're in good company.
According to data from Durex's 2003
Global Sex survey, 50 percent of the
nation have enjoyed one-nighters. For
those of you who haven't, here's what I
learned from one evening's events.
-",-Sex, while beautiful Lt one of the
most v-ulnerable states that we can put
our-, l-es Ln. And il you're not se\uallv
conhdent, you could end up with mixed
emohons or solo hand motions


Attaining confidence is the first step
to getting what you want in and out of
the bedroom. And while I had the con-
fidence outside the bedroom, sex made
me insecure.
I was scared of trying new positions,
of looking fat, of being too freaky. I
had to make sure Victoria's Secret was
guarding my goodies, and a French
pedicure covered my toes before any ac-
tion happened. I was thinking way too
much. I was so caught up in preparing
for the action that I couldn't enjoy it.
But finally, during a tussled, messy,
hot one-night stand, my confidence
came. Going into the situation, I de-
cided to check my inhibitions at the


bedroom door. Being in that room with
that sexy stud allowed me to be wild
despite my insecurities. I took control, I
rode, I danced, I stripped, and I wasn't
worried about pleasing anyone but my-
self. It was empowering.
The boundaries of that relation-
ship made me feel sexy and gave me
the chance to embark on whatever
bedroom stunts I desired. Those hours
freed me from my sexual stress. After
that, I didn't care about matching pant-
ies or fat rolls. Sex became fun.
While confidence rooted in a one-
night stand is probably not what the
doctor, pastors or family ordered, it
helped me out. I found more than sex-


'Zohan' delivers stylish, silly humor


JESSICA METZGER AVENUE WRITER

Don't mess with the Sandman.
Adam Sandler has done it again with
his combination of ridiculous charac-
ters, raunchy humor and crazy fight
sequences that help make his new
flick, "Don't Mess With the Zohan,"
gut-bustingly funny.
Zohan, played by Sandler, is the
pride of the Israeli military's anti-
terrorism task force. His great speed
and resistance to pain make him a
Middle Eastern Superman.
After growing tired of his danger-
ous life, Zohan decides to pursue his
true passion: hair styling.
He fakes his death and goes to
America to lather, rinse, cut and
style the Paul Mitchell way with


the Zohan "specialty" as an added
bonus at a hair salon. Inevitably,
a forbidden love ensues between
Zohan and the salon's owner, Dalia,
played by Emmanuelle Chriqui.
-Aside from his
bizarre accent and
mannerisms, his
-;7 style complete
with cut-off jean
shorts and Mariah
Carey T-shirts
Sadlr- will make you
Sander smile every time he
is on the screen.
This film surprisingly delivered
great humor. Dirty jokes will have
you doubled over -in your chair.
The movie tastefully- pokes fun at
a Middle Eastern stereotype with
hummus as the universal substitute


for anything from toothpaste to wa-
ter.
Silly humor combined with
Sandler's-constant disco breaks and
dancing only adds to the film's ab-
surdity.
Sandler fans will be happy to see
many familiar faces from his other
movies. Rob Schneider plays Salim,
the leader of a wannabe terrorist
gang who uses Neosporin to make a
bomb, and John Turturro stars as the
Phantom, Zohan's archenemy from
the Middle East. Chris Rock, Kevin
James and Mariah Carey also make
cameos.
This film was worth the time and,
money. So if you need a good laugh
or something to fill an otherwise bor-
ing summer night, go see Sandler
style and shake.


Handler's book a summer must-read


SBRIANA O'SULLIVAN AVENUE WRITER


Chelsea Handler began telling
wild and eccentric lies at the age of 9.
Since then, she has not stopped, and
neither have the bizarre situations
her untruths get her into.
The humorous "Are You There
Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea" chronicles
the adventures and mishaps of
Chelsea Handler.
The host of E!'s late night talk
show "Chelsea Lately" writes vari-
ous short stories describing her life,
ranging from childhood humiliation
to drunken adult debauchery.
Let's face it. It's not Dostoevsky.
No large, life-changing lessons will
be learned from this book, and it will
not make you weep because of the
bravery its heroine displays in trials
and tribulations.
But if you're looking for a lei-
surely read or a good laugh, you
might want to consider Handler's
latest book.
The book is well-written and


brimming with smart and sassy jabs
at her friends, family and anyone
else she feels like having a laugh at.
Handler's jokes are peppered
with unexpected pop culture and po-
litical references that can sometimes
be a bit much but are still funny and
pleasantly surprising.
Many of the stories focus
on the odd predicaments
that arise due to her intoxicated,
compulsive lying.


"Along with a huge constituency,
I am also counting the days until
Barack Obama or Ryan Seacrest takes
over," Handler writes in reference to
the world's take on Americans as be-
ing obnoxious and ignorant.
She describes her parents with a
special brand of horror and affection
that is reminiscent of Kathy Griffin's
stand-up routine, .and her .exploits


are similar to those in Tucker Max's
novel "I Hope They Serve Beer in
Hell."
One perk is that Handler is able to
laugh at herself. Many of the stories
focus on the odd predicaments that
arise due to her intoxicated, compul-
sive lying.
In one story she describes an inci-
dent where a large Japanese woman
throws her out of a shady massage
parlor because she wrongly assumes
Handler wants 'a "happy ending"
with her appointment.
Handler writes candidly about
her love life, describing the ascent
and collapse of her relationships
with two men.
Though few can say they've ex-
perienced the same far-fetched situ-
ations she writes about, it is easy to
connect with her and laugh out loud
at her spitfire dialogue.
This probably isn't the book you
would mention in a job interview
or intellectual conversation, but it's
perfectly suited for a poolside read. -


U


ual confidence.
Before that
night, I thought
certain people
wouldn't ever
have looked my
way. But after, I finally realized that I
was pretty enough, smart enough, tal-
ented enough, cool enough.
While a one-night stand might not
be your ticket to sexual confidence, it
might be worth a shot. It's OK that you
got busier earlier or later than some and
you pushed the boundaries more or less
than others. Just remember to respect
yourself and only do what makes you
comfortable.


Brown promotes


bicycle safety


during shows

H ELL, from page 11
pamphlets about the organization.
"I think because we are a hardcore punk
band, we are really speaking to the right
people," said Riley Kenney, Battle! guitarist.
"There are people who ride their bikes around
who really need to get information about it."
*Kenney said Brown sometimes mentions
HELL during the band's sets, explaining the
organization's purpose and how it has touched
his life.

" I just feel like a sense that she's
watching over me when I ride my bike.
James Brown '
Battle! lead singer
"You're on stage, and you have
everyone's attention," Brown said. "I feel like
there are so many people involved in the punk
rock or hardcore scene that ride bikes or skate-
board, and they don't wear helmets."
The members of Battle! enjoy helping Smith
because they see how much work it is for one
person. Kenney sees much potential for the
organization that celebrated its one-year an-
niversary in May.
Andrew Walters, a guitarist in Battle!, said
HELL is a very positive organization, and he
enjoys representing it.
"It's the fact that it was founded on such
genuine causes," Walters said.
When Brown hears someone talking about
the organization or sees someone wearing a
HELL T-shirt, it gives him a very positive feel-
ing.
"I think of Kelly," he said.
Though Brown stopped riding his bicycle
after Wallace's accident, he said he knows she
wouldn't want that. He recently started riding
again.
"I just feel like a sense that she's watching
over me when I ride my bike," he said.


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Prevent summer disasters with simple beauty tricks


TINA WOLFAND AVENUE CONTRIBUTING WRITER


It's almost July, and all Florida
ladies know that means stifling
heat and humidity that make
looking your best seem like an
impossible task.
You know the drill: You spend
so much time on your hair and
makeup, only to walk outside
and find your foundation drip-
ping, your hair frizzing and your
eyeliner smudging.
If that's not enough, your jeans
have been almost glued to your
body by sweat while your T-shirt
is plagued by unsightly and em-
barrassing pit stains. So, what's a
girl to do?
Well, though I can't promise
perfection, there are some beauty
secrets we "can turn to. These
tips will help you look more put
together even in the relentless
summer sun.


Tinted SPF Moisturizer
Most foundations are simply
too heavy to withstand the sum-
mer weather.
By using a tinted moistur-
izer, such as Laura Mercier Tinted
Moisturizer SPF 20 (Sephora,
$42), you will get coverage that
will actually stay on your skin
and'keep it hydrated.
Even better, you'll be protected
against harmful UV rays, which
can cause premature aging, also
known as wrinkles. And none of
us want those, do we?

Wear White (and Black)
With all the trends that come
and go each fashion season, white
and black should be staples in
your summer wardrobe.
These colors are your best de-
fense against pit stains because
sweat is less visible on black and


white than it is on vibrant colors.
If you like color and don't
want to look monotone during
the summer months, maybe try a
floral skirt with a white or black
top.
a There is nothing more
important in the heat
than giving your body the
nourishment it needs. y

That way, the color will still be
there, but you will also be able to
keep your perspiration hidden.
Also, wearing black at night
and white during the day can
help keep you cooler since dark
colors absorb more heat than
lighter colors.

Brazilian Keratin Straightening
This is a miracle treatment
that can take your hair from to-
tally unmanageable to perfectly
smooth and straight in only three


hours.
It's a process that infuses your
locks with keratin, a protein that
makes up almost 90 percent of
your hair.
By doing so, it actually chang-
es the texture of your hair, allow-
ing you to blow-dry it perfectly
straight in five to 10 minutes.
The treatment is a little pricey
(about $300 at most salons) but
will save you loads of time and
hassle.
It lasts about three to six
months depending on your
hair's natural texture. Check out
www.braziliankeratin.com for
more information.

Stay Hydrated
There is nothing more impor-
tant in the heat than giving your
body the nourishment it needs.
The summer sun causes us to
sweat more than we do during
colder times of the year, easily


causing dehydration.
Because we are made up of
about 75 percent water, losing this
precious nutrient will cause your
skin to become dry and dull.
To keep your body hydrated,
make it a habit to carry a bottle of
water in your purse.
Also, keep in mind that when-
ever you're feeling parched, it's
likely your skin is too. So, when
you're in the restroom, pat some
water on your face. You'll be sur-
prised by how quickly your skin
will absorb the moisture.
All things considered, the most
important thing to keep in mind
over the next few months is that
the heat and humidity is not go-
ing anywhere, so it's up to you to
change up your style and beauty
routine.
It's smartest to work with the
weather not against it to come
out victorious and keep yourself
looking and feeling your best.


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Cafe Gardens
Cafe Gordens has been just
across from campus since
1976. This quaint landmark
eo.fablishment with av.nrd
v inning courtyard dining
is perfect for any dote or
grithring. Open 7 days. For
live music schedule, call 376-
2233
1643 NW Ist Ave


Gator Dawgs
Check us out. We have over
20 styles of hot dogs to choose
from. Chicago style, a frito dog,
a Colombia dog, etc. and we
come up with ne, ones all the
time. Our burgers are prepared'
fresh daily and cooked to order.
Our deli sandwiches come with
over a 1/4 lb. of meat and
your choice of toppings. New
vegetarian and vegan cuisine:
veggie dogs, vegan buns, and


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vcgg;e chili. We serve beer,
too. For delivery or to see
our full menu check us out
at Golorfood.com. We are
located at 1023 W. University
Ave. 378-4353. Coll ahead for
pickup.




Liquid Ginger Asian
Grille & Teahouse
101 SE 2nd PI. (behind
Hippodrome Theatre
Downtown) Offering Asian
Fusion Cuisine in a rclcaxing
atmosphere. Join us Tuesdays
for Wine Night, half off oil
bottles. Wed and Thurs night
$4 martinis. Open for lunch:
Mon-Fii 1130-2:30 Sun 12-5
and diner Sun-Tlurs 5- 1 0pm
Fri-Sat 5-10:30 pm.
Call 371-2323 for a
reservation


Barbecue

Adam's Rib Co.
Voted Gainesville's best Ribsi
Serving Breakfast, Lunch,
Dinner
Dine in, carry out, or catering.
Your hometown BBQ
headquarters minutes from UF.
2111 13th St. 373-8882
Hrs. Sun-Sat 9am-9pm
Delivered by Gatorfood


David's BBQ
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Eat-in,
Take-out, Drive Thru, Catering
or Tailgating. Everybody loves
David's BBQ because, unlike
ordinary BBQ places, Do'id's
cooks over a real wood fire!
Eat where the locals eati
Voted 11 BBQ in Gainesville!
Approved caterer for UF's
Emerson Alumni Hall. Mon. thru
Sat. 7am 'til 9pm. Sunday
open at 8om. Drive Ihru 'tl 9:
3;0pm seven days! 352-373-
2002. Have David's BBQ
delivered by Gotorfood.com.r.
FREE WIFI 5121 NW 39th
Ave. .www.davidsBBQ.com




Omi's Kitchen
Gainesville's Be.t in Cuban,
Italian, and Mexican cuisine.
Now meno items prepared
dallyl Como try our formous
Cuban sandwlchlus and slow
roastr'd pork. We coter 7 days


Cuban
a week! Visit us in the Tower
Square Shopping Center at
5729 SW 75th Street.
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at 13th St.
Our professional and courteous
staff specializes in addressing
your breakfast and lunch needs.
Our breakfast menu includes,
"size of the plate" pancakes,
three-egg scrambles, French
toast, two-egg breakfasts,
four-cgg omelettes, and daily
breakfast specials. For lunch, we
offer Reubens, gyros, light lunch
platters, Cubans, melts, soup,
salads, and daily lunch specials.
Until two o'clock on Saturdays
and Sundays we have an
extended breakfast specials
menu. Our breakfast specials
include favorites like southern
fried grits, pan soared oatmeal,
smoked sausage, benedicts,
stuffed French toast and sweet
potato pancakes. We also
pride ourselves in being VEGAN
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Old shtick on 'Weezer'


Common Grounds:
Mudhoney, Birds ol
Avalon, cutman
10 pm. $10 adv





Backstage Lounge.
moodhosa, The Kung
Fu Girls, The Sex
Slaves.
10 p.m. $5





Atlantic- Oh Fortuna,
hydrogen arm, 65 Days
ot Static. 10 p.m.


The Hippodrome: .
"My Brother is an
Only Child"
7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m
$7


1982:
Crashby, Sparkys Flaw,
Blue Caimens, Clayton,
leremy Richard. 9 p.m.
$6/57


The Hippodrome.
"The Year Ml)
Parents Went On
Vacation"
7 p.m. and 9 p.m.


The Hippodrome-
"The Year My Parents
Went On Vacation"
4:30 p.m 7 pm and
9 p.m. $7


ROBERT HILSON AVENUE WRITER

Not many guitar heroes make it through
their high school years without getting
slapped with the dropout tag, so it's even
more impressive that Weezer frontman
Rivers Cuomo gets to flaunt a bachelor's
degree in English from Harvard University.
A decade-long stint with the Ivy League's
finest must afford one all kinds of vital
knowledge, and yet Cuomo still can't wrap
his horn-rimmed head around the law of
diminishing returns.
Which brings us to "Weezer" the band's
third album in an endless saga of rainbow-
spanning eponymous records. Following
the masterfully quirky power pop of "Blue"
and the obnoxiously quirky power pop of
"Green," the band's newest self-titled LP,
known as "The Red Album" because of its
association with shame and embarrassment,
revisits a gimmick that will only appeal to
fans and toddlers learning their colors.
Opener "Troublemaker," with its crowd-
pleasing, crunching guitar and rousing cho-
rus combo is something of a misleading false
start, as it is in fact, entirely listenable. From
here, this collection nosedives a la Oceanic
Flight 815.
"The Greatest Man That Ever Lived"


laces Quaker reverence with a cappella
rhyming and a healthy dose of police siren
in hopes that the whole will trump the sunt
of its parts. The whole is a miscarried rock
opera that makes Cuomo's mustachioed
cowboy image on the record's cover seem
positively respectable by comparison.
Following the admittedly catchy "Pork
and Beans," "Heart Songs" features a lu-
dicrous lyric that holds
the dubious distinction op
being the first to rhyme
Debbie Gibson with
Michael Jackson. It's hard
to tell who wrote this one.
Weezer Movingon, "Everybody
"The Red Album" Get Dangerous" recalls The
Breeders' "Cannonball"
(notice the guitar effects in the chorus)
but regrettably finds our frontman aping
Anthony Kiedis' surfer dude rapping de-
livery in the verse. It sounds like a radio
disappointment, but if "Beverly Hills" can
get airplay, all bets are off.
The fact that Cuomo gets to subsist on
this overplayed hobby he tries to pass off as
a career might strike a future college gradu-
ate as unfair, but maybe now that he has a
diploma, he'll finally do what the rest of us
must: find a real job.


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+ breakfast sausages.
seer, ,ine, and desserts.


We even grind our own
Sweetwater coffees. Bageland
bagels and Artie's Tempeh. Now
open for Breakfast and Lunch:
M-F 6:30 am 2pm. Dinner:
Sun-Thur 5pm 11 pm. Fri Sat
5pm 12 am.
604 NW 13th St. 352-377-
5571


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Chutnees
Fusion of flavors from India.
Try our incredible v.eekend
lunch buffet for 10.99 Friday,
Saturday & Sunday 11:30 am
- 3:00pm. Dinner hours: Tuesday
to Sunday 4:00 pm to 9:30 pm.
Closed on Monday's
3833 Nw 97th Blvd Phone:
333-1133
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Bento Cafe
Check out Gainesville's most
popular sushi joint. Enjoy our
Bento boxes, boba tea, sashimi
bowls, and noodle bowls in a
h;p, trendy atmosphere. Two
greao locations with outside
searing. Open every day for
carryout or dine-in. Call our
Newberry Rd. location aor
377-8686 or our Archer Rd.
location at 224-5123.


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Mildred's Big City


Food
When you eat at Mildred's
you're investing in your
community! We buy more local
food than ALL other restaurants
combined. Our Food is NOT
Processed. Start Living Healihy!
Fresh Food Made From Scratch!
LOCAL; ORGANIC. GOOD.
Inexpensive specialty cakes
JUST MINUTES FROM
CAMPUS-ON THE BUS ROUTE
3445 W. University Ave.
371-1711-
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New Deal Caf6
Keepin' it fresh. Keepin' it real.
We buy fresh products: Meat,
Fish & Veggies NO ONE
comes close to our commitment
to sustainable agriculture.
Best Burger in Townill
SThis 1 2oz MONSTER is
the best BANG for your BUCK!t
Try Gainesville's Undiscovered
Diamond in the Puff.
Stellar Martini Menu &
Beer Selection! 371-4418


Gyros Plus
1011 W. University Ave.
11-10 Mon-Sun 336-5323. We
have the best Falafel, Tabouli,
Hummus, Baba, Grape Leaves
& Gyros-beef or chicken. Fresh
, smoothie bar & Baklava. Pita
Bread Bakery at 2401 SW


fMe diterranean

13th ST., 372-4995.
We sell hookahs, parts,
charcoals, fine tobacco and
halal meat.


TI AMO!

Mediterranean
restaurant & bar
Where FOOD & LOVE Meet!
Southern Living Magazine
agrees, "[the chef] adds visual
flair to every dish to make it as
good-looking as it is flavorful."
NEW Happy Hour Specials!
Everyday 4pm-7pm
There's something for everyone!
Small and Large Plates for
Tapas Style Dining. Amazing
party space,
affordable prices & terrific
service.
Visit www.tiamogainesville.com
1 2 SE 2nd Ave. 378-6307




Book Lover's Cafe
Vegetarian and Vegan cuisine.
Natural, organic, fair trade,
-, meals, sandwiches, soups,
home-baked desserts. c.cards.
10 am-9pm. 505 NW 13th SI.
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prices. Big new room! Family
owned restaurant. Next to
Holiday Inn Downtown. Dine in
or take out. Catering available.
Mon-Sat 10:30am-9:30pm
Sun I 1:30am-9pm. 374-0934
1228 W Univ. Ave
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2Br/2Ba flats, *3Br/3Ba townhms
FREE Tanning, W/D, 24hr gym
PC Lab, Gated, All Amenities, Pt Friendly
Leasing for FALL*377-2777
8-18-25-1

$486 INCLUSIVE!
1 Month FREE
Luxury 3's and 4's
Inclusive 3's-$529; 4's-$486.
FREE Cable, Tanning, Alarms, W/D.
HUGE 2/2.5 Townhomes $520
Located on Serene Nature Preserve
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Great Bus Route! 2 Miles to UF
8-18-25-1

Need Extra Beer Money?
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Pool*Hot Tub*Tanning*PC Lab*W/D
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Call Today: 372-8100* We Love Pets!
8-18-25-1


1,2, 3, 4BRApts.
www.ApartmentslnGainesville.com
8-18-25-1

ONE month FREE rent plus more $$!!l
Sign for a luxury 2/2 and receive $72011
Interested in a 4/4? Receive $300!!
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and NO SIGNING FEES!!
352-271-3131


8-18-25-1

The Crossing at Santa Fe
64 $509 Gets you all this!
Furnished, Free Ethernet, Free Cat
Utilities, W/D, Events,
Roommate Matching! 379-9300
8-18-25-1

$500 Bonus at Lexing


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 this Week!
Ask about our preview specials
8-18-25-1

Two blocks to UF. Furn room in 4BR condo.
Rent includes all utilities, internet, cable TV,
pool, laundry, TV & microwave. Very nice.
$395 505-1312 or 378-4626 8-18-08-25-1


UJ For Rent
furnished

2BLKS to UF-$360/Mo
4Br-$360/Rm Museum Rd-cable, inter-
net, water incll Move in now or fall.
www.ufrentals.com. 8-18-25-1

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
6-27-82-1

Walk to Campus!
Fully furn bdrm in 4 bdrm condo. Utlil, pool,
cable, intmet incld. Starts @ $400. 904-859-
7524 8-18-08-54-1

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

$AVE YOUR CA$H FOR THE WEEKEND$
Fully furnished 2br and 4br condos starting
at ONLY $420/per bdrm. Includes Cable
w/HBO, alarm, full sized W/D, and more.
Rmmte Matching available! 377-6700**
www.ucommonscondos.com 8-18-25-1

100s of units available, furnished or un-
furnished. 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


2/2 units located off of Old Archer Rd. Very
nice units in a very good location. Can be
rented furnished or unfurnished. $775 per
month, negotiable. Call John 352-283-9406
le & 8-29-08-30-1
ble &
Room Available: Huge master suite in large
home. Pool community near UFNA. Non-
smoking professional only. Utils, internet,
cable TV & garage. Kitchen & laundry avail.
iton! $525/mo. Call 219-3410 6-17-11-1


Huge bedroom suite with sitting area, new
bath. Laundry, private home on 20 acres,
private entrance, all utilities, internet paid..
$600/mo 1602 SW Williston Rd. 332-1429,
372-9000 6-19-08-11-1

1BR furnished apt. (2 huge rooms with view)
private entrance, patio, garage parking,
utilities, internet paid. Quiet mature person.
$890/mo. NW 14th Ave near UF 372-9000
6-19-08-11-1


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U 1 I furnished


$200.00 MOVES YOU IN
1ST MONTH FREE
NO APPLICATION FEE
UTILITIES & INTERNET INCLUDED
STARTING FROM $440.00 MONTH
CALL FRANCES @ 352-375-8787
RENT FLORIDA REALTY -
8-7-08-22-1

$880 Fully fumished 2 beds/baths townhouse
in nice area close to campus. Intemet, cable,
W/D and parking included. No pets/smoking.
Call Delia 352-359-2243. 7-8-08-12-1

Studio Apartment-Fully furnished,
Private farm atmosphere,security gated, full
kitchen, laundry facility, satellite tv, weekly
cleaning service, utilities included'
$600 per month in Mclntosh
352-591-5776 or 352-895-8462
7-1-08-10-1

4 bed/4 bath apt Countryside @ the
University, close to campus/next to pool
$425/month per room w/ cable/wifi/utilities
included, contact Drew 561-441-0700 /
drewgo16@yahoo.com 7-1-08-10-1

Immaculate efficiency condo, renovated,
w/d premises. W/S incl. a/c, NS, No pets. 1.5
mi S UF/Shands. Quiet area, 2Bus routes.
Avail August $480/mo 561-798-7437 6-
12-08-5-1

$350/mo shared dorm style rooms
1 block N of campus. includes
utility, meals, laund, comp lab
semester leases available
www.cloliving.org 352.377.4269 6-19-8-1

Furnished room for rent in NW 4BR house.
Share BA with one person. Everything
inluded-electric, W/D, phone, WiFi. Nice
neighborhood, trees, safe, close to YMCA.
Summer or 1 semester sublet OK. $400/mo.
352-374-7930. 6-12-08-5-1

1BR/full BA in 2/2 spacious townhome,
minutes from UF & Archer shopping.
Immaculate, privacy, large fenced backyard.
Only $395/mo. Shared utils. Call Luz 1-800-
248-7788 6-12-08-5-1

OXFORD TERRACE II CONDO: Only 3
blocks from campus. 1BR/1BA in fully fur-
nished 4BR/4BA. Sorority Row area. W/D,
Cable/Intemet, 1 yr lease, Available Now.
$550/mo + util.(954) 937-8080 7-31-08-
16-1


S For Rent
S I -furnished


Countryside @ University Condo 2BR/2BA
Avail. in 4BR/4BA unit. Secure building,
utils no cap, ethernet access, W/D, exercise
room, pool; direct bus to UF $465/mo Call
874-8905 or 357- 9656 6-19-08-6-1

2BR/2BA CONDO
1 mile from campus. Call 352-516-2545 6-
19-14-1

$450 incl all util. and w/d. 2/2 Fully fum. in 3/
3. Close to campus and mall on bus route 20.
Nice, quiet area. 2 pools, tennis, volleyball.
Contact Alicia: awolffis@cox.net or 941-763-
8749 7-1-08-5-1

GATEWAY GAINESVILLE-
AMAZING DEALII
HUGE DISCOUNT
ON NEWLY RENOVATED UNITS!!!
4BR/2BA Individual leases.
Fully fumished. Move in 8/23.
2 shared baths-$445, 2 private baths-$489
Utilities, DSL, TV, Washer/Dryer Included.
Beautiful Pool, Gym, Study Area, Tanning,
and More! Email romz2323@ufl.edu
or leave message at 815-927-0281
7-1-08-5-1

Walk 4 blocks to campus, 2BR, 1 112B 2
story condo, new carpet, new tile, new paint,
back porch, new washer/dryer, furnished LR
& DR,Available now. $1100 mo/year lease.
Call 380-0090.
7-31-08-14-1

Room for rent at Countryside Apartments.
Furnished, W/D included. Female only.
$450/mo. 352-494-1891 or 352-870-0242
7-15-9-1

U For Rent
unfurnished

*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1BR apt. $375/mo.
*1BR cottage $435/mo. Call 372-6881 or
mobile 213-3901. 8-18-08-25-2

HOUSES ACROSS FROM UF!
$0 Move in Feesll
2, 3, & 4 BR from $499/room
Open Late and Weekends
371-7777 CollegeParkUF.com
8-18-08-25-2

*LYONS SPECIAL*
$199 1st month's rent 377-8797
8-18-08-25-2


S*I For Rent
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4 Roommates 9 Bicycles 14 Help Wanted 19 Connections 24 Pets
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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 UF! 335-7275
8-18-08-25-2

LOVE GOING OUT DOWNTOWN?
Luxury apartments with the best location!
Studios*l/1*2/2*3/3 Townhouses!
W/D*Alarm*Pets OK*1 mile to UF
GREAT LEASING SPECIALS! 338-0002
8-18-25-2

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. 8-
18-08-25-2

QUIET! NO STRESS!
1 BR $560 *2 BR $619
Walk/Bike to UF Pets Loved! -
Affordable, Convenient Living!
Beautiful Courtyards/Pools 372-7555
8-18-08-25-2

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 8-18-08-25-2

IMMEDIATE Availabilityl
SPECIAL: NO MOVE IN FEES!
2/1.5 townhome $769 incl W/D
OR a HUGE 2/2 for just $799
376-4002*pinetreegardens.com
8-18-25-2

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 8-18-08-25-2

*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
8-18-25-2

** ELLIE'S HOUSES **
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*1 MONTH FREEI*
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8-18-08-25-2



2's from $730 & 3's from $860
Great location behind Butler Plaza
Free parking @ UF
Pool*Gym*Clubhouse* Pet Friendly
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8-18-08-25-2


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Cobblestone Cribs
NO Move-In Fees!
2/2s @ $575 / room
3/3s @ $467 / room
Up to $1000 off first month rent
+ Free Months Rent Avail.
Tanning, Pool. Bus stop,
Cable, Dog Park & MORE!
352-377-2801
8-18-25-2

Bivens Cove No Move-In Fees 2, 3, & 4s
1 BR-$699, 2BR-$415/room, 3BR-$333/
person, 4BR-$330/person FREE TANNING!
TWO POOLS!-W/D in select units.
Call or Come by Today! 376-2507
8-18-08-25-2

Take Me Now Baby!
Huge 1,2&3 Beds From $366/bed
One Month Free Now or Fall
Cable*Full W/D*Tanning*Pool
We love pets! Call Now: 372-8100
8-18-25-2

The Boardwalk-No Move-in Fees
on 2's & 3's!!!
1BR-$689, 2BR-$399/rm 3BR-$310/rm.
W/D in select units. FREE Tanning!
Call or stop by today 377-7401
8-18-25-2

FREE RENT!!
1,2 & 4 bed for imm. or fall
FREE Alarm*FREE UF Parking
Pets Welcome
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Call for specials 332-7401
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STUDIO APT
60 sec walk to UF. Short term avail. 1 or 2
rooms $425 & up. Call 352-538-2181 8-18-
08-25-2

NO Move-in Fees!
Biggest Town Homes in Titletown!
1600 + SQF of awesomeness!
1/1 @$799 2/2s from $490/rm
3/2s @$353/rm 3/3s @$450/rm
Garages, Gated, Tanning
352-372-0400
8-18-25-2

NOT YOUR AVERAGE APARTMENT
Sign now for luxury 1/1, 2/2, 3/3 for fall!
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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
8-18-25-2

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATE !
2's from $393/person
1's from $529
-Quiet community, close to Butler Plaza
Hidden Village Apts. 376-1248
8-18-25-2

One Month Free!
Zero Signing Fees!
Luxurious Student Living
2's-$520, 3's-$447 & 4's-$422 Per Room
FREE Cable, Tanning, Alarms, & W/D
Furniture, Utility and Internet Pkgs Available!
Luxury 2/2.5 Spacious Townhomes
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route! 2 Miles to UF
8-18-25-2

AS BIG AS A HOUSE!
Huge 4BR TH W/D inc.
FREE UF Parking*FREE Gym
Call for specials 332-7401 8-18-24-2

$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 this Week!
Ask about our preview specials!
8-18-25-2


Free Rent-Make the Move
HUGE & COZY 1 & 3 Beds
One Month FREE Now or Fall
From $323/bed* Close to campus
Call now: 372-8100* We love pets!
8-18-25-2

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
8-18-111-2

ONE-DERFUL!
Cozy Studios From $645
Spacious 1/i's From $825
The Perfect Downtown Location
GREAT LEASING SPECIALS!
Why have Roommates? 338-0002
8-18-25-2


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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 SW62nd Blvd 888-267-5078
www.spyglassapts.com
8-18-08-25-2

CRICKET CLUB II
NOW LEASING
Brand new 1,2, & 3 bdrm
Luxury apartments
Conveniently located near
shopping, restaurants
and SFCC. For more info. Call:
888-509-4649
M-F 9-6, Sat b, Sun 1-5
8-18-08-25-2

ACROSS FROM UF!
No Move-in Fees! Studios $575
1BRs -$599, 2Brs- $800
Pets loved. Wood floors available
372-7111 Collegemanor.org
8-18-08-25-2

Available Now & Fall
Visions South Apts.
Walk to UF. new complex 1BR $999
2BR 2.5 BA washer/Dryer
$1499 pets allowed
Gore-Rabell Realty 378-1387
www.gore-rabell.com 8-18-08-25-2

1s-$699* 2s-$3531rm* 3s-$3231rm
*Some Include Washer/Dryer*
Near Oaks Mall &Archer, UF & SFCC
Pool, tennis/bball cts, alarm, d/w'
Pinetreegardens.com'376-4002
8-18-25-2

BEAUTIFUL AND LUXURIOUS
Ceramic tile, maple cabinets, TV in Kitchen
Huge Scr. Porches, W/D, Walk-in Closets
Only 1.5 miles to UF
2/2's & 3/3's Starting at $500/per person
Hidden Lake 374-FUNN 8-18-25-2

BRAND NEW 2/2.5 TOWNHOME
**MOVE IN TODAY!!**
ONLY 2 Blocks to UF*$600/person!
W/D*Balcony*Granite*Vaulted Ceilings
Don't Miss Outl*371-7777
8-18-08-25-2

2BRS ACROSS FROM UF
From only $380/room
$0 Move in Fees!!
Wood floors & W/D avail
CollegeParkUF.com*371-7777
8-18-08-25-2

LUXURY 2/2 STEPS TO UF!
**$0 MOVE IN FEES!**
From $599/room
W/D*Alarm*Pool* Pets loved!
371-0769*CollegeParkUF.com
8-18-08-25-2

*Luxury Living Steps to UF*
2,3,&4br apts next to Sorority Row. Master
suites, spacious closets, W/D, TV, gourmet
kitchens, Ethernet, balcony & porch swings.
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Gainesville's Best Kept Secret
Leasing for Fall & NOW!
Luxury 2/2 TH & 3/3 Flats *SUN ISLAND APTO
FREE Cable, FREE Tanning, FREE Alarms **Walk or Bike to Campus**
Walk to UF *379-WALK 1-1 from $560/moO92-1 from $660/mo
8-18-25-2 www.sunisland.info*OO376-6720
8-18-25-2
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No Move-in Fees, park FREE
Luxury 2/2.5 from $590/room
W/D, Alarm, Private balconies,
Pets loved! 372-7111
8-18-08-25-2

LAKEWOOD VILLAS
NOW LEASING FOR AUGUST
Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans;
SFurniture 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
8-18-08-25-2


** LUXURY APTS **

CLOSEST TO CLASS
2bd/2ba available for Fall
www.LookingGlassApartments.com
111 NW 16th St. #1, Call 376-1111
8-18-08-59-2

MOVE-IN TODAY! NO FEES!
All inclusive studios from $635
1br/1ba $599, 2br from $800
Walk to class, FREE parking!
Pets Welcome! 372-7111
8-18-08-25-2


Sun Island
Summer Rates
Plus August rent free
on two bedroom 1 years lease b-
Aug 08-July 09
1.1 from $560
2.1 from $650
376-6720
8-18-25-2

WALK TO CLASSIC
Studios & 1brs for NOW and Fall
From $550/m*Pets loved
$0 MOVE IN FEES
371-7777 Collegeparkuf.com
8-18-08-25-2

1 br 1 ba each a garden apt SW $540 Pets ok.
Mature only. 352-377-2150 Please leave us a
msg. 6-12-08-62-2

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 6-19-61-2

Vaulted ceilings, resort style pool...
And more!! Your luxurious 4/4 is waiting!
COME IN TODAY
and receive a personal check for...
$300!!!!!!
352-271-3131
8-18-25-2

Whispering Pines, brand new units
convenient to hospitals and vet school,
2br/2ba, fully equipped kitchen, icemaker,
washer and dryer, monitored alarm system,
$1000/mo, now renting for summer/fall
semesters, ask about our specials!
www.edbaurmanagement.com
1731 NW6th St. 375-7104 x113
8-18-25-2

Visit www.gatorpads.com
Houses, Duplexes, Condo, Townhouses.
Walk/Bike/Bus to campus. Neat, clean, good
quality, for available units or call 284-0316
8-18-08-25-2

AVAILABLE NOW & FALL
Walk to UF 1BR, $425-$785
2BR $575- $1000 .
Gore-Rabell Real Estate
378-1387 www.gore-rabell.com
8-18-08-25-2

Action Real Estate Services
Houses to Condos
1-4 BR, Starting at $450
www.action-realtors.com
352-331-1133
8-18-08-25-2

** Across From UF **

$1150/mo Special!
2bd/2ba Limited Time Offer for Fall
www.LookingGlassApartments.com
111 NW 16th St. #1, call 376-1111 8-18-
08-25-2

Why Wait for August Move Now!
Immediate move-ins for 1-2-3 Bedrooms!
Washer/Dryer Alarms Low Rates!
Minutes from UF Tons of Parking
Call now for 1 month free! 335-7656
8-18-25-2

PET'S PARADISE
$425 $625. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR,
privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 6-12-
08-36-2

$99.00 MOVES YOU IN!
Want specials?
Get hooked up @ THE POLOS
Luxury Apartments with low-low rent!
1 Beds from $799 w/ $200 off Aug Rent"
2 Beds from $959 w/ $350 off Aug Rent
3 Beds from $1139 w/ $500 off Aug Rent
3 Pools 24 Hr Gym 24 Hour Study Room
Washer/Dryer*Alarm*Fireplaces*Lakeviews
Why wait & miss out? Sign today! 335-7656
8-18-24-2

$390/mo ONLY! Very well maintained
4BR/4BA apt.10 min to UF. Incl Laundry
Rm in apt, Full Kitchen, Furn Com Ara,
WI-FI Inet, UF Bus Rte, Pool, MORE!
OPEN MINDED, Rino 954-854-9445 or
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Vea luxurious. $2200/mo.
Call Eric Wild at 352-870-9453. 8-18-18-2




APARTMENTS
*1 MONTH FREE OR CASH BACK*
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
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Sign the SAME DAY as Your Tour
We'll waive all fees!
Fill a 4/4 or 3/3 get a 42" Plasma TV
Ask about our preview specials!
Don't Miss Out on Our Best Year Ever!!!
352- 373-9009 LexingtonCrossingUF.com
8-18-25-2

*A Place in the Sune
Walk/Bike to UF
Big 3 bd/ 1 ba
New Kitchen / Huge Yard
1231 NW 9th Ave
Must See, $1,350/mo
.352-375-8256
8-18-40-2

2 MONTHS FREE
TOTALLY RENOVATED!!
1BR. Villas
*No roommate hassles*
Courtney Greens Villas 375-3077
www.gremco.com 8-18-25-2

*Sorority Row Area*
Historic 3 bd/ 2 ba
Completely Remodeled
W/D inc. Spiral Staircase
,- 915 SW 6th Ave
Walk to Class, $1,500/mo
352-375-8256
8-18-40-2

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

@8 Blocks to UFO
Great Deal on Large Upstairs
2 bd/ 1 ba Hardwood Floors
1239 NW 9th Ave
Save Money @ $700/mo
352-375-8256
8-18-40-2

Countryside @ The University 4/4
Unfurnished, $395/mo per room all utils and
internet incl., unit right next to pool 561-582-
1031 or 561-718-7637 8-18-08-38-2

1 BLOCK TO SHANDSICAMPUS 1BR $625,
2BR $700-$800, SPACIOUS, CARPETED,
QUIET, PARKING, SOME UTILITIES,
GRAD/MATURE PREFERRED (352)376
0080,(352)284 3873 postj@bellsouth.net
8-7-08-36-2

DUPLEX-2, $700, NEAR CAMPUS/
DOWNTOWN, QUIET, GREENSPACE,
CARPETED, W/D incl. GRAD MATURE
PREF, 724 NW 19 AVE; 352 376 0080; 352
284 3873 postj@bellsouth.net 8-7-08-36-2

1BR $525 1825 NW 10TH ST. CAMPUS/
DOWNTOWN NEAR, QUIET, PARKING
SPACIOUS, CARPETED, GATED PATIO,
GRAD MATURE PREFERRED (352)376
0080,(352)284 3873 postj@bellsouth.net
8-7-08-36-2

Sige 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) 8-18-25-2,


1/1, Ridgeview, free water, next to park, on
the bus line, cent H/A, courtyard, 2 miles
to UF, convenient to shopping, no smoking,
pets. $450 S.D., $450/mo. 562-2824 6-12-
-08-19-2

1BR 1BAApt, 3BLKS to UF!
Carpet, Central H & Air
1029 SW 3rd Avenue $525/Mo
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494xlO0 6-19-19-2

2BR 1BAApt Near Sam's Club
WindowA/C, Nat gas ht
Terazzo Floors. $550/Mo
2901 NW 14th Street.
First, Last & Deposit required
Call Merrill Management Inc
352-372-1494 6-19-19-2

APTS for rent close to UFI
www.merrillmanagement.net
Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 x10 6-19-19-2

ST CROIX APTS
2BR 1BAApts $700/Mo
5 Blks to UF, Central H &Air
Laundry Fac. Carpet
Pets Allowed. Call Merrill
Management Inc. 352-372-1494 6-19-19-2

Now you can easily
submit your classified ad
for print andlor web editions
right thru our website!
Just go to
www.alligator.org/classifieds
Visa and Mastercard accepted.

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 NW6th
Street 375-7104 X110 8-18-25-2

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 8-18-25-2

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, cluhouse. Unit U-124.
www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW6th
Street 375-7104 X110 8-18-25-2

****** ** ** ** ************
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

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.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW6th
St. 375-7104 x113 8-18-25-2

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 8-18-25-2

Discover The Excitement Of Livitig 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


WELCOME PARENTS
OPEN ALL WEEKEND
MONDAY-FRIDAY
OPEN UNTIL 6PM
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 clean! 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 comer SW 34 St & Archer Rd. Walk to
shopping & bike to UF. 3230 SW Archer Rd
$605/mo & up 378-5766
ARCHER WOODS *
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
7-31-08-24-2


2007 2BR/2BA luxury condo, pool
view, top story, fitness center
washer+dryer, granite counters,
screened lanai, on Tower Rd bus
route, $950/mo, (352) 262-2871 6-19-08-
13-2


Two blocks from campus
2 bed / 1 bath $900
Available Aug.1
Call (352)377-2930 6-12-10-2


3BR 1BA Home $850/Mo
Carpet, Central H &Air
1415 NE 14th Terr
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 6-19-12-2


3BR 1BA Near Sams Club
Carpet, Central H & Air
3108 NW 9th St. $870/Mo
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 6-19-12-2


1BR 1BAApt Near Sams
Terazzo Flooors, Window A/C,
Nat gas ht $425/Mo
2901 NW 14th St Call
Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 6-19-12-2


2BR 1BAApts, 3 BLKS to UF
Carpet or Wood Floors,
Window A/C, Nat gas ht
1210 SW 3rd Avenue
$700/Mo Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 6-19-12-2


PICKWICK PARK Condos
#1005 2BR 1 full & three 1/2 baths
$850/Mo, new carpet, new tile,
1000 sq ft. Pool, Clubhouse
etc. Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 6-19-12-2


3BR 1 BA Homes Near Law School
303 NW 36th Drive $975/Mo
217 NW 36th Drive $1050/Mo
Central H & Air, Washer/Dryer Hkups
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 6-19-12-2


3BR 2BA Home with Family Room
Central H & Air, Washer/Dryer,
Nice Large Home $1500/Mo
2320 NW 16th Avenue
Call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494
6-19-12-2


Brand New/ Leasing for Aug.
Have your own house and live in
G'ville largest floor plans.
Clubhouse w/ pool, fitness, computer study,
free tanning. Pet Friendly
2BR/2.5BA sq ft 1,263
3BR/3BA sq ft -1,530
4BR/4BA sq ft 1,794
REDUCED RATES AND NO MOVE IN
FEES FOR A LIMITED TIME
Ask About $500 Special!
352-373-7959
www.cottagegroveatgainesville.com
8-18-08-24-2

"WALK TO UF**
3 and 4 bd houses avail for Fall.
Starting @ $1500/mo.
Call Campus Realty @ 352-692-3800 today.
rentals.campusrealtygroup.com
8-25-24-2

Room for rent 1/1 in 2/2
Everything included: home phone,utilities,
Dish-DVR. 450/month. Located at Sparrow
Condos near the Mall off Tower Road. Call
352-283-0240 for info.
6-12-9-2

"2 Story Townhouse"
Large 2bd/2.5ba unit avail. In Archer Lane.
Tryly a MUST SEE at $1200/mo.
Call Campus Realty 352-692-3800
rentals.campusrealtygroup.com
8-25-24-2


!1 Starting @ $2991Mthil
Individual leses avail for
4bd condos and townhouses.
Some units offer utiltiy packages
rental.campusrealtygroup.com
8-25-24-2

!! LOCATION IS KEY II
Large 3/2 house w/huge bonus room and
attached 1/1 studio for $2100/mo.
Located just 8 blocks to UF.
rentals.campusrealtygroup.com
8-25-24-2

"GREAT UF LOCATIONS"
2bd/1 bath units avail for Fall
All within walking and biking distance to UF.
Rents starting @ $650/month.
rentals.campusrealtygroup.com
8-25-24-2

$200.00 MOVES YOU IN
1ST MONTH FREE
NO APPLICATION FEE
UTILITIES & INTERNET INCLUDED
STARTING FROM $440.00 MONTH
CALL FRANCES @ 352-375-8787
RENT FLORIDA REALTY
8-7-08-22-2

Duplex 608-612 NW 24 Ave. 1+BR/1BA
apartment $625mo., 1 BR/1 BA apartment
$550mo. July/Aug. 561-350-1552 or 561-
703-8490
7-10-08-14-2

Minutes to UF, Shands VA Hosp & UF horse
farm. 4Br/2Ba home open floor plan, screen
patio, huge oaks and privacy fenced back-
yard $1500/mo. Friendly pets ok 262-9131
7-1-08-10-2


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2 bed luxury.condos for rent.
Granite tops, tall ceilings, private balcony,
super quiet construction. $1600/mo.
Call Eric Wild at 352-870-9453
8-18-23-2

Campus View For Rent
Walk to UF and Shands
3/3 Avail. August
Call 352-219-0902
6-17-08-8-2

Spacious, very nice 2/2, 900 sq ft, 1st fir
condo Treehouse Village. All appliances incl
New W/D, Cent. A/C. 1.5 mi from UF on bus
route. 24 hr. fitness ctr, pool. $725/mo. Avail.
Aug 1. Call (813) 340-8982 7-1-08-10-2

New & Nice! Close to UF
3 bed 3 bath on Williston Rd.
Gorgeous home w/everything!
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 8-18-22-2

Paradise! Close to UF
5 bed 4 bath on Williston Rd.
Many extras, huge property!
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 8-18-22-2

Cute Newer 3/2 House
near the law school! W/D, vault ceilings,
alarm.419 NW 25th St. $1650/mo. Available
Aug. Call Anne at 810-610-0110. 7-3-08-
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4BD/4BA LUX CONDO-OXFORD TERR
$550/MO INCL UTIL/CBL/INT
WASHR/DRYR-ELEV ON PREMISE
2BLKS FR UF-CALL(904)838-7581
08-10-2


CASABLANCA WEST! 2 & 3 BR
townhouses, w/d hookups, pool, ceramic tile,
$815-895/rent
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 6-12-6-2

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 6-12-6-2

WALK TO UFISHANDSI 1 BR 1 BA in
Campus Edge, washer/dryer, pool, fitness
center, $800/rent,
2360 SW Archer Rd #202
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 6-12-6-2

WALK TO DOWNTOWN! 3 BR 1 BA
duplex, screen porch, living/dining combo,
w/d hkups, $795/rent, 611 SW 3rd Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 6-12-6-2

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
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SPACIOUS & QUIET! 3 BR 2 BA, living
& family rooms, new flooring, new kitchen,
washer/dryer, 2 car carport, $1495/rent
7-3- 126 SW 40th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 6-12-6-2


DUCKPOND Large 5 BR house, wood
Floors, w/d hookups, $2300/rent
406 NE 7th Street
Carl Turlington Real' Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 6-12-6-2

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 6-12-6-2

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 6-12-6-2

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 6-12-6-2

SUPER AFFORDABLE! 2 BR 1 BA apt,
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 6-12-6-2

FALL RENTALS ARE HERE! Contact us
for a complete listing of houses and apts!
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TuilingtonRealEstate.com 6-12-6-2


WALK TO UF1 4 BR 2.5 BA house,
Living room, dining room, sunroom,
w/d hkups, $2200/rent, 1107 SW IstAve
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 6-12-6-2

WALK TO CLASSIC 3BR 2 BA, new flooring
Before move-in! vaulted ceilings, garage,
Washer/dryer, $1800/rent, 2624 NW 4th Ave
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 6-12-6-2

BLOCKS TO UFI 3 BR 2 BA, all ceramic
Tile, screen porch, garage, small pet consid-
ered, $f600/rent, 3025 W. Univ. Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 6-12-6-2

CLOSE TO DOWNTOWN! 3 BR 2 BA,
All ceramic tile, living, dining & family rooms,
w/d hkups, $975/rent, 1204 NE 10th Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 6-12-6-2

CLOSE TO OAKS MALL 3 BR 2 BA,
New flooring before move-in, carport, w/d
Hkups, $925/rent, 1410 NW 55th Terr
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 6-12-6-2


BRIGHTON PARK! 2 BR 2.5 BA townhouse,
Separate dining, high ceilings, Jacuzzi tub,
pool, $950/rent, 4415 SW 34th St #609
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 6-12-6-2

HISTORIC DOWNTOWN 2 BR 2 BA
Duplex, wood floors, lawn/water included,
Washer/dryer, $1075/rent, 220 SE 8th St #2
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 6-12-6-2

BIKE TO CAMPUS 2 BR 1.5 BAtownhouse,
Ceramic tile, newer carpet, w/d hkups,
$695/rent, 3925-D SW 26th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 6-12-6-2

DUCKPONDI Super cute 2 BR 1 BA house,
Carport, CH/AC, w/d hkups, $950/rent
738 NE 8th Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 6-12-6-2
Live Large Pay Small
4, 5, 6 Br Houses for Summer Sublease
Or Year Lease Starting Aug.
Close to Campus
Call 352-682-7424 8-18-08-21-2

Need FEMALE for HOUSE
Walk to UF. Room includes full-sized bed.
Available Aug. 1. $520/month + utilities.
Wireless internet & parking are provided.
Interested? Call Sarah at 561-843-7452 7-
8-08-11-2


unfurnished;. .m:~


1 br/1 ba $395.00 month lite & brite close to
shopping. (352) 327-2771 6-19-08-8-2

POOL HOUSE
4BR/3BA, over 2000 sf, nice area 1 mi to UF.
2816 W Univ Ave. $1500/mo + $100 pool-
care. 1st, last mo & 1 mo sec dep. 376-6183
6-19-08-7-2

SW GviHle: 2 BR's avail in 3-BR Campus
Edge condo unit. Utils/ cable/ wifi/ laundry/
parking all incl. No pets. $500/mon per room
+ sec. 813-689-7281. 6-12-08-5-2

Mobile Home & 10 Stall CBS Barn with
shaded grassy paddocks;padded box stalls,
round pen, arena, fenced yard,washer/dryer,
central a/c;
miles to UF; Security & references required;
price negotiable call 353-376-8792 7-8-
08-10-2

Live alone!! Washer and dryer included. Pets
okay. Bike to UF. Close to everything. Very
quiet. 1BD/1BA in Creekside Villas. $625.
First/last/$350 deposit. Flexible lease terms.
352-275-2843 or blw@ufl.edu 6-12-08-5-2

"DNTOTWN HOUSE**
3 br 1 ba bright pink home on
historic fringe, near bike trails.
112 SE 9th St. Available June.
$850 Call 352-328-7474. 6-12-08-5-2

Clean and quiet 1/1 750 sqft near Oaks Mall
N. FL Hosp. mins to UF and Santa fe $640
no deposit or first/last lots of amenities 352/
3163431 6-12-5-2

3-yr old 3/2 house close to UF,on bus route
for NW 39th Ave. Available June. Over 1500
sq ft, luxurious master bed/bath, Fenced-in
patio yard. Landscape/pest control included.
$1.400/mo 352-246-7660 7-8-08-10-2

2BR HISTORIC HOUSE NEAR
DOWNTOWN. Wood floors, cent H/AC, W/D,
$575-$675/mo. 1st, last, security. Avail Aug
1st. Call 352-214-9270 8-18-08-20-2

HISTORIC DUCKPOND
1 BR/1 BA $480/mo; Studio $440/mo.
In charming, vintage home. Hardwood
floors. Blocks to downtown. Available June.
306 NE 6th St. 379-4952
6-19-08-7-2

Unfurn 3/2 Condo for Rent Clean, 1242 sq
ft. Range, washer/dryer/dishwasher & pool.
On bus route. $995/mo + utilities. Close to UF.
Immediate Occupancy. Contact Raymond
Issa (352) 222-6147 6-17-08-5-2

Free Month! 2BR 2 1/2BA spacious condo
bike to campus,washer/dryer,ceramic tile/
carpet,fans,blinds,oak kitchen 786/rent. no
pets Seventh street station ph 352-317-7660
6-19-6-2

1/1 in a 2/2 condo in The Gables. Rent is
$600 all inclusive. Walk-in closet, screened
porch, W/D, pool, granite countertops, ce-
ramic tile, stainless steel appliances! 1 yr
lease. mkb2886@ufl.edu or 727-510-5561.
7-10-10-2

$500-550 ** 1 & 2 Bed Cottages & Aptsl!
$700 **2 Bed Cottages. Porches & Quiet!!L
Wooden Floors & Central AC. Historic
Downtown.
Walk to restaurants, shops, & nightlife.
-* MUST SEEII Call now 505-9264 ****
Photos: www.rentalworkshop.com 6-17-
08-5-2

4 bed/4 bath $1320 or $330/room,
Dishwasher Microwave, WID, Balcony,
Central A/C, Pool and close to UFI See
Photos www.rentalworkshop.com
MUST Student Special CALL NOW
111 (352)505-9264,(352)538-4877 6-17-
08-5-2


2BA 1.5BA, Bellamy Forge Condo,
updated kit/baths, W/D, pool,
ceiling speakers, water+pest
control incl. No pets, smoke free.
$875 mo.+ $700 sec. 352-495-0101.
08-5-2


\ For Rent 1 m|| For Rent
S unfuOrnished J- unfurnished


REMODELED 2/1
$580 plus sec. All painted, new kit counters,
new frig. Ten min. from both mall and town.
SW off 20th Ave. Central H/AC. Ene,.y
saving windows, semi enclosed backyard,
6-17- picnic table. Call Mr. Kristoff 352-332-5030
6-19-5-2


,"uhfurnished'

1 Bedroom/1.5 Bath Condo in Cricket Club
on Tower Road. 850 Square feet with huge
bedroom and walk-in closet. Recently reno-
vated with new kitchen & baths etc. Comtx
is gated and includes use of pool, 24 hour
fitness room, basketball, tennis, kids play-
ground and more! A must see! Available in
July. $750/month plus $850 security deposit.
Call 352-275-4499 for more info. 6-19-08-
6-2

Campus Edge Condo
1 BR 1 BA, washer/dryer
$790/month
352-375-2446
www.CampusEdgeatUF.com 6-17-08-5-2

11426 NW 67th Terrace
2BR 2BA Condo, Carpet, Central
H &Air, Located on Turkey Creek-
Golf Course $1000/Mo Call
Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494
6-19-6-2

3BR 1BA Home Off NW 23rd Ave
Wood Floors, Central H &Air $800/Mo
2801 NW 21st Terr. Call Merrill
Management Inc. 352-372-1494
6-19-6-2

2BR/1BA behind Norman Hall.
Central Heat/AC & ceiling fans 1125 & 924
SW 7th Ave. $625/mo.Call 372-4903 7-3-
08-8-2

FOX HOLLOW
Gated Entry
Apts Starting at $585
1 mo FREE RENT
7301 W Univ Ave Mon-Fri 9-6
Sat 10-2 Sun 1-5 888-330-2040
www.cmcapt.com/foxhollow
8-18-08-19-2

THE GROVE VILLAS
Rental Community
1 mo. FREE RENT
1 BR Loft Style Starting at $550
Gated Community 6400 SW 20th Ave
888-373-0849
8-18-08-19-2

Affordable, Quiet, Comfortable -'
1's from $529 2's from $393/person
Close to UF, Shands, Butler Plaza
Pet Friendly 376-1248
www.hiddenvillageapt.com
8-18-08-19-2

WINDMEADOWS
*LIMITED TIME SPECIAL!!!

Effective 6/1/08 -

You will pay no application fees!
(Normally $35 per person)
Washer/dryer included in the Buckeyes
and Emperors floorplans

Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-5, Sun 12-4

*Special may be renewed weekly. Check
with Windmeadows each week to ensure
special is still running.
8-18-08-19-2

UTILITIES INCLUDED! STUDIO Apartment.
2490 SW 14th Drive. behind The Gainesville
Sun. Prairiewood Condos.Apt#31 avail, now.
Apt #20 avail. July 1. $575 month $1000
security. Pet ok w/deposit. 386-527-6923
7-22-08-12-2

1BR/1BA avail May 2nd in 2BR/2BA for
responsible mature individual. $425-$450/
mo + utils. Brandywine on Archer Rd.
yttek@hotmail.com or 305-332-6566 6-
12-08-3-2 .

Apt near Shands, 1BR/1 BA
large screened room. Available July 1st. Rent
$535/mo. Security $500. Pets ok. Please call
352-371-3473 leave message. 6-17-08-4-2


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S For Rent
unfurnished

LARGE 2/1 WITH FENCED YARD
$640 plus .sec. Country kitchen, central
.a,/AC, sliding glass door from dining area
to yard. Also, laundry room and storage. SW
off 20th Ave. Call Mr. Kristoff 352-332-5030
6-19-5-2
VERY NICE 4/2 HOUSE
Safe convenient neighborhood, NW 11th
Ave, 7 min. to UF or downtown. New cen-
tral H/AC, new kitchen and W/D. Must see.
6' fenced yard, deck, 40' swimming pool.
_,,425 to $450 per bedroom plus sec. Call Mr.
Kristoff 352-332-5030 6-19-5-2
MOVE IN TODAY
2br/2ba 1064 sqft condo w/pool
next to oaks mall close to sfcc
$750 352-328-8761 7-3-7-2
NOW LEASING CAMPUS VIEW SOUTH!
Located across from UF! Brand new luxury
2 bd/2ba units with maple cabinets, crown
molding, W/D, security system & more! Call
333-9333 to rent for Fall 2008! 7-31-15-2

3BR/2BA HOUSE
Cent H/AC, carport, W/D hook-up, fenced.
107 NW 36th Dr. $1050/mo. 372-4903 6-
17-08-4-2

CONDO-CORNER UNIT
3BR/2BA, wood floors, W/d, agent/owner.
352-262-7462. $1050/mo. Now or fall. 7-
8-08-8-2
3BR/2BA or 4BR/3BA Home.
Wood floors, fireplace, stainless appliances.
For rent $2100/mo or for sale $375K. Bike
to school or Shands. Owner/agent 352-262-
7462 7-8-08-8-2
HISTORIC HOUSES
3BR/1BA, high ceilings, porch, wood floors.
923 SE 4th St. Near S. Main. $1100/mo. 3BR
Bungelow, NE 10th St. oak floors, large yard.
$875/mo. No dogs. 1st, last, sec. 378-3074
7-8-8-2
THE LAURELS APARTMENTS!!!!
Luxury 111,2/2 and 3/3 Townhomes
NO MOVE IN FEES!!!!!
FREE Tanning, Aerobics and Cable
*Newly upgraded units*
gW- W/D, 24hr gym, Pool, Gated
www.thelaurelsuf.com 335-4455
8-18-08-18-2
2/1 historic house in High Springs for rent.
Big yard w lots of trees, pets OK, Walk to
downtown. "A" rated schools. New appli-
ances. $725/mo 352 472 9273 or billconradc
onstruction@yahoo.com 6-19-08-4-2
IN IRONWOOD GOLFCOURSE VILLAGES
QUIET, SPACIOUS, 8 MINUTES FRM UF
3 BD/1 1/2BAUnfum, Jacuzzi $1050 mo.
Pets ok, 1/2 off Sec. Dp. 3523766220 6-
19-08-4-2


Large 3/3 Close to UF
621 NW 35th St-Available Aug 1st
Fenced Backyard, Pets Allowed
Spacious Home- Call 352-665-7316
08-4-2


ROCKWOOD CONDO-CORNER UNIT
2BR/2BA, tile floors, W/D, 305-491-7333
or 786-201-1158. $850/mo. July 3rd or Fall.
7-1-08-5-2
3BR/2BA house, MIllhopper area. Fireplace,
2 car garage, fenced yard. Available August
2008. $1200/mo. Call 331-3183 6-12-08-2-2
Historic 4/2 for rent blocks from downtown!
Ideal for students. Ride to campus! Avail.
Aug. $1600/month. Fenced-in backyard, pets
allowed! Washer/dryer! Fabulous porch! Call
Megan 283-1498. 7-3-08-5-2
MONTICELLO TOWNHOME. 2BR/2BA +
spacious loft could be 3rd bedroom or study.
"*Great location: across from Gainesville
Health and Fitness Center, 3 mile biking
distance to UF. $1200/mo. 352-262-7462
7-10-08-7-2

***WALK TO UF***
2BR/1 BA Washer & Dryer 2 Cars Tenant
Permits 204 NW 18th St. Call Manny 352-
317-4408 6-19-08-3-2
1 BR/1 BA Cute Duckpond Aparmtnet
Tbuplex in Old House with Small Yard
Cat is only pet considered
$475/$500 Month/Avail 8/1/08 or sooner
Please call: 336-5082 6-17-2-2


Q For Rent
unfurnished

2BR/1BA HOUSE
Close to campus. W/D. $675/mo. Available
August. 711 NW 8th St. Call 352-215-8744
7-3-08-5-2

AUGUST FREE RENT
3BR- 1 block to UF 1227 SW 4th Ave apt #3.
Cent H/AC, parking, clean, portion of utils
paid $1350/mo 352-331-0590, 514-5060 cell
7-8-08-6-2

FIRST MONTH'S RENT FREE!
Largest 4BR/4BA condo unit in Oxford
Terrace I. 3 blks from UF. Near sorority
row. Furn common area. Utils incl, free wifi.
$200'0/mo for entire condo. $525/mo/BR-BA.
Avail Aut 1. Call Jan 727-463-1976 or email
to tbowers@tampabay.rr.com


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enette, pvt entrance in large, quiet home 5
min to UF. W/D, A/C, $575/mo + utils. Call
352-284-0979 6-19-08-17-4


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$390/mo ONLY! Very well maintained 4BR/
4BAapt.10 min to UF. Incl Laundry Rm in apt,
Full Kitchen, Furn Corn Area, WI-FI Inet, UF
Bus Rte, Pool, MORE! OPEN MINDED, Rino
954-854-9445 or rinopatane@yahoo.conl 7-
31-08-21-4


FEMALE GRAD STUDENT
3BR/2.5BA new towhome, gated, W/D, pool,
gym, bus & parking. $350 + utils/mo. 727-
729-1561 6-19-08-12-4

2 rooms open small apt. $100 p/w covers
all. + cable +TV. 376-0384 for info. If not in
please leave name & time called, should
respond within few hrs. 6-17-10-4


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Museum Walk Sublease 2/2 Poolside
Townhome Fall '08 and Spring/Summer
'09! Rent is $585/bdrm includes everything
except utilities, unfurnished, individual lease.
Amazing location, own bus route, seconds
from campus, great price, call today and we
will answer ?'s and show you the place (352)
672-4818 or (352) 875-1882. 6-19-5-3

Need someone to sublease forAug08-July09
at Woodlands apts ASAP! Brand new &
100% sold out. Ibd/1bath in a 4/4 only $555/
month- completely furnished & allinclusive.
For more info call 863-202-6864 7-3-6-3


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Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
8-18-25-4

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. util. No pets. Call 352-331-
8794. Avail immediately for summer/fall.
6-19-25-4


Female roommate wanted for two neat and
tidy roommates. $360/mo all incl. on bus 12
6-19- route, call (760) 641-6788 if interested 7-
10-22-4


MATURE PROFESSIONAL share 3BR/3BA
pool home near UF. Safe area across from
Plaza Royale movie theatre. No alcohol or
drugs. Furn or unfurn. $325/mo + 1/3 util.
Avail Aug 1st. year lease. No pets. 371-3837
6-19-08-15-4,

NS male to share 3br/3ba comdo.
Furn incl utils, inet except phone.
$475/mo, no pets, 1 yr lease starting Aug 08.
(407) 766-7104 6-19-08-12-4





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Anglican
All Saints Anglican


Church
Traditional Anglican Worship
Holy Eucharist 10:30 am
8100 SW Archer Road
(The Shrine Club)
352-317-5757
'ww.allsaintsxnec.org

Christian

Victory Church
A contemporary Christian church
serving UF & Gville community.
Sen ices Sun. 10:30am & Wed.
7pm. Exciting varietyy show for
ages 18-29 "Friday Night Live"
I.0' 7pm. Call for a ride
352.371.7800

Jewish Student
Centers

Chabad Lubavitch
Jewish Student Center
-Your home away from home.
-Frida\ Night live!
-Services & Shabbat Dinner.
-7:30pm Spring semester
-352-336-5877; 2021 NW 5th
Ae.
-(5 blocks north of the stadium)
mwu .Jew ishGator.com
IEpiscopal

Episcopal Chapel House
Chapel of Incarnation
iChapel House)
http:,'.utchapelhouse.com
Communion Services on Sun.
at 6:30pim and Wed. at 5:15pm.
Oasis in the city-garden (wi-fil
during day, fellowship, and more!
352.372.8506


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roommate needed, beautiful house in Capri
subdivision. Everything included $350/month.
10 min from UF by car or 15 min by bus; fully
furnished,clubhouse,tennis court,pool,hot
tub, gym, wireless intemet...preferably
female, no pets. contact at (863)521-2078,
afoha75@ufl.edu 6-19-11-4

The Duck Pond Area: 1BR in 3BR house
w/ living & dining rm.,kitchen, garage, front
& back yard.$325/mo + util.352-256-3800
6-12-9-4

Gri rm needed 4 fall&spring 4 a 2/2.5
quiet and spacious townhome, grt bus route,
Located on SW 35th pets welcome! call Elina
@786-4939069 7-29-20-4




Non-Denominational


S; . Trinity Metropolitan
S ;. Community Church
le .--' Offiring trulv open and
-q usive"Chri-stian worship.
Pr-,tprian : Sunday Worship, 10:15am.
Presbyterlan .- .
',- 1164 .SW Archer Road
Faith Presbyterian Church. ,6, 3527 R
fo l thi- ihfo, call 352-376-1100
10Am Worship i 10.
9Am Sunda Schoo or visit. ccgaineille.com.
591 Snd 3th l An "Tearing.Down Walls Building
5916 NW 39th Avenue p H p"
Gainesville ope
Phone: 352-.377-5482 .
Phone: 352-377-5482 University City Church of
www'.fpc-gn.org


Chnriit
First Presbyterian Church Garors for Christ campus
MiNing your home church? ministry college group meets
Come worship with us at 8:30am at University City church
or 10:55am. College Bible Study on Sundays at 9:30am and
Wed. 9pm. Wednesday at 7pm practcal
www. I stp.org/coljegegroup application from God's word,
106 SW 3rA Street. 378,1 7 plu service projects, large


group event,, tfee meals, and


Presbyterian & Disciples "lul 'me...
fChrit Student Center (directions and events calendar
of Christ Student Center a ^.goohrist.org
Open. affirming and spiritually
diverse. Taike worship Sun. at Unitarian Universalist
7pm. $1 Dinners Weds. at 7pm.
Theology on Tap Tues. Stubbies Unitarian Universalist
Pub Downtown 8pm. I ,, .hi
l-oellowschi


1402 University Ave, 376-7539
pdcsc.org

Methodist
University United
Methodist Church
The Wesley Foundation meeting
at the Presbterian S C
1402 \\ University Avenue
Sunday worship at I1 :00am
Bible Study Wednesday at 7pm
ufwesley.com for more info

Baptist

Westside Baptist Church
Sunday School and Service,
9:15am & 10:45am
10000 W. Newberry Rd.
352-333-7700 x110
"westsidebaptist.org


Nurture your spirit. Help heal
our world. Sunday worship and
Sunday school: 1 l:00am
4225 NW 34th Street
3 miles North of IUF
377-1669 www.uut.org






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Female roommate needed. lbed/lba avail
in a 2/2 apartment. $500/mon + utilities,
cats ok. Patio, laundry room, 3 pools and in
a great location. Call Desiree 863-241-8096
7-1-08-11-4

Wanted Gentleman to share 2/4 condo w/Ut
UF very close Beautiful courtyard & pool
$400/rm 352-328-5448 10-16-08-60-4

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 7-3-08-10-4

$275/mo+1/3 GRU/Cox for female student
to join 2 female students in sharing roomy
furnished 3BR house near NW 8th Ave, on
bus route #43, hardwood/tile, W/D, call 222-
4020. 6-19-08-8-4

Arlington Square (2B/2BA Downtown):
Luxury townhouse right next to Hippodrome/
Dragonfly. One Bedroom/One Bath available;
not furnished. $495mo PLUS split utilities
OBO. call 239-410-1603 orsean6cly@ufl.edu
7-24-16-4

Female pre-vet student seeks 2 females for
3BR 2BA private homequiet NW area close
to UF & SFCC, fenced yd, WD, pet friendly.
$500/mo incl. utilities, wireless, cable.
352-283-6100 8-25-08-21-4

"*DUCK POND ROOM/BATH-*
suite with private entrance.
Shared home. Great neighborhood
close to UF. $450 + 1/3 utilities
315 NE 8th St. 352-328-7474 6-12-08-5-4

Clean, Quiet, non-smoking pre-profes-
sional female for 2BR/2.5BA townhouse.
Unfurnished. Very quiet neighborhood. $450/
mo + 1/2 utils & internet. Call 561-827-4970
7-8-08-10-4

$300 for 1 room in a HUGE 412 home in
NW. Close to UF/SFCC. Avail 8/1.
On bus route!! 3222 NW 44th PL.
Call April for more info 352-514-1441.
6-19-6-4

Room available in house at great location
by Publix and close to UF. $475/mo includes
utilities, internet, cable, phone. Own bath-
room available. W/D. Males preferred. Call
(239) 878-7038 6-19-08-6-4

ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
Near library downtown. $285-$370/rm + utils.
Short term. No pets. No smoking. 378-1304
6-19-6-4


Walk to UF, 1939 NW5th ave. Private BE/BA,
W/D, CHA, FRPL, flexable lease $575 plus
half util. 352-682-9342. 6-19-08-5-4

Nice 4BR/3BA home off 16th Ave btwn
SFCC & UF. Bus rte, DW, W/D, Cox cable,
hardwire & network Cox inet. Considerate,
clean roommates. Non-smoker. No cats/
dogs. 20 or older. $385/mo utils inc 328-4995
7-1-08-5-4

Fern wntd for beautiful 1/1 in 2/2 at Campus
Edge Condos. Vltd clngs, wood flrslndry in
unit.On 9 and 12 bus rts,150 yds from Sthwst
Rec,1/2 mile from cmps. Gym & pool.Pics
avlble.$650 inclds all 813-205-8920 7-17-
08-10-4

$450-Nice room/area close to UF. Fully furn,
W/D, internet, cable, parking included. No
smoking/pets. Call Delia 352-359-2243 7-
3-08-12-4

Male grad student needs two roommates
for 3BR/3BA Townhome, gated, W/D, pool,
gym, cable, HS internet, electric, all inc. Bus
& parking. $550: Avail Aug 1st. year lease. No
pets. (954) 483-4597. 7-22-08-10-4

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 included.
8-18-08-16-4

Male roommate wanted to share large 2br/
2ba townhouse at Sparrow condominiums.
$400/mo all inclusive. 10 min from UF, close
to oaks mall. No pets, professional or serious
student only please. 352-246-8278 6-19-
08-3-4

Walk to UF! Female roommate wanted in 4
bd/2ba house. Indoor washer/dryer, ample
parking, big backyard w/ screened porch,
pets negotiable. $395/mo avail 7/1 w/ option
to renew fall/spring. 813-295-3010 7-3-08-
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SEE ALL CONDOS
WWW.UFCONDOMINIUMS.COM
Matt Price Campus Realty, 352-281-3551
8-18-25-5-5

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 352-219-2879. 8-18-25-5

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

Great Time to Buyll
$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

For Sale By Owner
3/2 Garage, Fenced, Large Patio, New Roof
& A/C, Move-In Condition $169,900
Call 352-328-6456 6-12-08-10-5

CONDO-CLOSE TO UF. 2BR/2 1/2BA.
ALMOST NEW. TILE FLOOR, WASHER/
DRYER, ETC. $148,000. INCLUDES 42"
PLASMA TV.
CALL 1-321-217-4145. 8-29-08-30-5

MALLORCA SQUARE
Affordable, luxurious & beautifully built to
last. New 2Br 2.5Ba condos w/garages close
to UF Law School. Phase 1 sold out, so
don't wait. $169,900. Call Bosshardt Realty
Services, Inc 352-240-9100. 8-18-08-25-5

CONDOS W/GARAGES
Double owner suites, 2.5 baths, 1 car ga-
rages. Hannah's Condos is close to Shands
Hospital and UF. Shopping, restaurants &
1-75 just down the street. $179,900. Call
Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc. 352-240-
9100. 8-18-08-25-5

Stop paying rent! 3/2 Updated homes. Plenty
of extras. gatorfsbo.com/80108 $155,000
and gatorfsbo.com/80114 $173,900 Move
in ready! 352-222-6357 ALL OFFERS
CONSIDERED! 7-3-08-14-5

Home for Sale
3bed, 2bath, split plan in Sutters Landing.
Huge Master suite, View of Pond & Woods
in Talbot school district.
Down pmt. Assistance possible @ $209,000
352-284-5712
6-19-08-12-5

CONDO(TOWNHOUSE) W/ GARAGE FOR
SALE
MILL POND: 2/2, 1283 Sq Ft. Convenient
Location, across from G'ville Health &
Fitness. On UF Bus route. Priced to Sell
*$159,900.Tour on Realtor.com "advanced"
Search MLS # 293185 Call San Felasco
Real Estate (Donna) 352-339-3250 6-19-
08-10-5


Desperate House Buyer
www.housetamer.com
Call 352-376-0976,

7-3-12-5


Brand new luxury condos starting at $288k.
Granite tops, tall ceilings, private balcony,
steel & concrete construction, alarm system.
Call Eric Wild at 352-870-9453
8-18-23-5

2.2 Renovated Condo w/ Lofted & private
Mstr Bedroom. Located 5 min. from Shands.
Pool-front unit in gated community w/ rac-
quetball courts. Several bus routes. Updated
all appliances incl new air cond., tile/wood
floors. 4 Sale By Owner- $129,900 352-672-
1881 7-15-08-14-5


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4/2 HOME, $169,900. Great Price for large
home. Bonus room w/fireplace. Tile floors,
florida room, fenced yard. Call Heather
Swanson 352-2222-6344. Prudential Preferred
Properties. MLS #291914. 6-19-08-6-5

Spacious 1 BD/1 BA condo
for sale in great location w/ new appliances,
& a short walk to movies, restaurants & the
Oaks Mall. Call 352-258-4695 6-17-5-5

3BR/3BA FURNISHED 1629SF Gables
Condo on Archer Rd near 1-75, UF, Shands.
Luxury amenities-pool, fitness, tennis, more.
$235K 352-376-1371 Southern Property
Services, Inc. 7-15-08-10-5

Phoenix Apartments (3120 SW 26th Way)
2 Br 1 Ba (freshly updated) apartment, 900
square foot, on bus route UF/Shands. W/D
hookups and fenced backyard.2 apartments
available ($550-560) 562-2782 or 514-6869
6-19-4-5

* 2BR HOUSE IN ARCHER $65k
* 4BR HOUSE IN GVILLE $69K
Both just remodeled.
Call 352-372-6927 or 352-328-9183 6-19-
08-4-5
3/2 M/H $55,000 or best offer. M/B, tiled &
deep tub, parquet wood floors in kitchen and
living. Tin roof, appliances incl. Deck, back-
yard, fenced. Between Williston and Bronson.
352-284-1614 7-1-5-5


Chase 3-folCow Condominiums

AFFORDABLE LUXURY NEW CONSTRUC-
TION NEAR UF, SHANDS, LAW SCHOOL
2Bed/3 Full Baths + Office. Granite
Counters, 2 Direct Bus Stops to UF. Matt
Price, Campus Realty 352-281-3551
6-17-2-5

ABSOLUTE AUCTION JUNE 28. 671 rec-
reational acres in Cumberland County and
77.18 acres in Spring City, TN. FurrowAuction
Co. 1-800-4FURROW. www.Furrow.com. TN
Lic. #62. 6-19-1-5

REAL ESTATE AUCTION. Sat June 21,
10am(cst). Residential lots in Fairhope,
Foley/Gulf Shores, Orange Beach &
Pensacola. Some sell Absolute! HURRY,
all properties available for purchase before
the auction! Auction held at 29121 Perdido
Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL (800)445-
4608 or www.heritagesales.com for more
info. DFarmer793. Heritage Realty &Auction.
6-19-1-5

Great American Land Auction June 14, 2008
@ 1pm Holiday Inn 216 SW Commerce Dr.
Lake City, FL. Over 30 Properties online
bidding available. Call us for a complete
package. J.W. Hill and Associates AB2083
For info call (888)821-0894 or www.jwhillau
ctions.com. 6-19-1-5

3BR/2BA Foreclosure! $11,000! Only $199/
Mo! 5% down 20 years @ 8% apr. Buy, 4/BR
$259/Mo! For listings (800)366-9783 Ext
5798. 6-19-1-5

JACKSONVILLE, FL ONLY $180 PER
MONTH. 1 AC Homesite WAS $69,900
NOW $39,900. 10% down, three yr fixed
interest at 6.59%. Private Gated Community,
Playground, Lakes. 20 mins. downtown, EZ
drive to beaches, near airport. (877)439-
5263. FL&R. 6-19-1-5

Coastal Georgia- Gated Golf/ Waterfront
Community located between Savannah and
St. Simons Island. Fitness Center, nature
trails, tennis, boat docks, SPECIAL PRICING
starting at $65k. (877)266-7376. 6-19-1-5

Absolute Auction Sat. June 28 @ 10:00am.
Home + 66+/- Acres Lumpkin (Stewart Co.)
GA. Target Auction (800)476-3939 GA AU
#003069 Albert Burney (256)543-1654. 6-
19-1-5

NC MOUNTAINS 2+ acres with great view,
very private, big trees, waterfalls & large pub-
lic lake nearby, $49,500 call now (866)789-
8535. 6-19-1-5


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Haile Plantation Villa
9779 SW 52 Rd. 2/2 w/garage
available now for $999.00 per mo.
1st and last month security.
For more info call 305-542-4650. 6-19-
08-8-5


NEW ARIZONA LAND RUSH! 1 or 2-1/2
"Football Field" Sized Lots! $0 Down. $0
Interest. $159-$208 per month! Money Back
Guarantee! (866)745-3329 or www.sunsitesg,
andrush.com. 6-19-1-5

MURPHY, NORTH CAROLINA Property
NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY! Views- Streams
- Homes Cabins Acreage Call for FREE
Brochure. (800)642-5333 REALTY OF
MURPHY www.realtyofmurphy.com. 6-
19-1-5

TENN LAKE SALE! 1+ Acre Lake Accelit-
$19,900 w/ FREE boat slips. New! Gently
sloping acreage, beautifully wooded, private
bass lake. Gorgeous unspoiled setting- no
crowds, no noise. Or, 3.5 acre lakefront
$49,900. Must see. Excellent low rate fi-
nancing. Call now (888)792-5253, x1870.
6-19-1-5

Pre-Grand Opening Lakefront Sale! 7 Acres-
$49,900. 6/21/08 Only. New to market!
Spectacular, level 7 acre hardwood setting-
deep waterfront! Prime, AL location, minutes
from Interstate! Gated community, paved
roads, county water, utilities, more. Lowest
financing in years! Call now (800)564-5092,
x'1144. 6-19-1-5

Colorado Ranch Foreclosures 100 Acres
just $59,900 Other ranches available Year-
round roads, access to utilities.' Excellent
Financing Available. (866)696-5263 X.4289
www.FLIovesCO.com. 6-19-1-5

LAKE PROPERTIES FROM JUST $39,900
Lake Guntersville, Scottsboro AL. Marina,
gated entrance, u/g utilities. Buy now, build
later! Excellent financing available! (877)917-
5253 x 4270 www.seegpi.com. 6-19-1-5

How about TENNESSEE? For a list of avail-
able lake & mountain homes & properties call
Lakeside Realty toll free @ (888)291-5253
or visit www.lakesiderealty-tn.com //www.lakesiderealty-tn.com>. 6-19-1-5


*m | Furnishings


BED QUEEN $110 ORTHOPEDIC 1"
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 8-18-08-25-6

BED FULL SIZE $85 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 8-18-25-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $375
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-372-
7490 8-18-08-25-6

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. 8-18-08-25-6

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
8-18-25-6

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 8-18-08-25-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846,
8-18-08-25-6

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 8-18-
25-6

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 8-18-25-6


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"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.
8-18-25-6

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. 8-18-25-6

Bed: All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mAfiress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516.
8-18-25-6

BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 8-18-08-
25-6

FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 8-18-25-6

Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
8-18-25-6

Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, '110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 8-18-25-6

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

Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 8-18-25-6

FURNITURE & THINGS
Buy & Sell. New & Used. Wed-Sat 10-6
Comer of Waldo & UnivAve 22 NE 11th St.
381-5577 or 283-3080 8-25-08-25-6


*Beds*Loft BedsoPlatform Beds*
Great quality @ low prices. 25 yrs in Gville.
Main Street Bedding, 1947 N Main Street.
M~Sat 244-5010 7-15-08-8-6

MUST SELL WATERBED!!!I
King size, softside with drawers and head-
board, new mat, heated type. $350/OBO
375-3859 ask for Bri. 6-19-08-3-6





CASH PAID FOR LAPTOPS
Working or not, Joel
www.pcrecycle.biz 336-0075 8-18-25-7






COmPUTERS
8-18-25-7

Computer Help Fast Gatorland Computers
House/Dorm Fast response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount
w/ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 338-8041.
www.GatorlandComputers.com 8-18-25-7

COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
8-18-08-25-7


G 11 Bicycles

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

NEW & USED BIKES FOR SALE
WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
Best Prices in Town *
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
8-18-25-9


PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 8-18-08-25-10

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/
8-18-08-25-10

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 NW 6th
Street 375-7104 X110 8-18-25-10

ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do you earn
$800 in a day? 30 Local Machines and
Candy $9,995. (888)629-9968 B02000033.
CALL US: We will not be undersoldl 6-
19-1-10

Thousands Paid Daily 3-5k weekly 1k daily
Cash leveraging system Easy to do support
system For More Details Call (800)679-7042
x 2351 or visit www.myfreedomnow2008.co
m. 6-19-1-10


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******0000 SCOOTERS 00******000
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
8-18-08-25-11

*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Motor Scooter Sales and Service!
Great Scooters, Service & Prices!
118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271
www.NS4L.com
8-18-08-21-11

***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. PickupAvailable. Low Labor Rates.
Free estimates. 376-6275 GatorMoto.com
8-18-08-25-11

SCOOTER SERVICE
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service rates!
Will service any make/model. Close to UF!
Pick-ups avail $19.99 oil changes!! 336-1271
8-18-08-21-11

***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! 8-18-08-21-11

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 8-18-08-25-11

*MOTORCYCLES / SCOOTER SERVICE*
TUNE UPS, DIAGNOSTICS, ENG WORK,
VALVE ADJ, TIRES. 'WE DO IT ALL"
rpmmotorcycles.com OR CALL 352-377-
6974 518 SE 2nd St. GVILLE 8-18-26-11

Swamp Cycles
534 SW 4th Ave
Best Prices, Selection & Customer Service.
E-bikes, Scooters, Acces. and Morel
Mobile Repair/Pickup
352-373-8823 www.swampcycles.com
8-18-23-11

BMW K1200RS
Adult-owned, needs nothing. Loaded with
options. Cost $16,950 Sell $11,000 OBO
Bob (352) 219-2285 Call for details! 6-12-
08-5-11

Pink Retro Expresso Scooter
In perfect shape, up to date on all mainte-
nance, fast and great on gas!
$800 call Kalyn @ 561-222-1923 7-1-6-11


FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CARS
*Running or note
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 8-18-25-12

CARS CARS BuyOSellTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
8-18-25-12

OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us
8-18-08-25-12

$5001 POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
8-18-25-12

JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY!
*** FREE FREE FREE* FREESOO
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
CALL DON 215-7987 8-18-25-12

CARS FROM $291MO!
Hondas Chevys Jeeps and more!
$0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr.
For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
8-18-25-12

*FAST CASH PAID*
For cars, trucks, mopeds & motorcycles '94
& up. Running or not. Segovia 352-284-8619
8-18-25-12

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

1996 Bronco XLT 4x4, leather seats, air,
cruise control, recently remain, transmission,
almostfully restored. See www.CPANCT.com
for pics and more information. E-mail
info@cpancf.com or call 352-262-1911 after
7pm. 8-5-08-14-12

**HEADLINERS SAGGING?**
POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK?
On site available. Call Steve 352-226-1973
8-18-16-12

Police Impounds for Sale! 94 Honda Accord
$500! 98 VW Jetta $750! For listings call
(800)366-9813 Ext 9271. 6-19-1-12


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LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 8-18-
25-13

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. 6-19-08-25-13

Help me be a blessing & join me as a mem-
ber of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, to make
a difference in your life & others in your com-
munity start with an organization that lives &
breathes service to its community. 219-6948
6-19-08-4-13.

Virtual media solutions company look-
ing for customers and affiliates to join
in on the wave of the future of stream-
ing video communications. Don't miss it.
www.vmdirect.com/tylercom 6-19-08-6-13


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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-
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ACCOUNTING CLERK
Dull numbers in a fun atmosphere

The Business Office at The Alligator has
an open position for an Accounting Clerk.
Applicant must be a currently enrolled stu-
dent, preferably in Accounting or Business
Administration. Duties include Excel spread-
sheets, accounts payable, answering phone
& general office duties. Should be able to
work 12-15 hrs per week and commit to a
1 year term. QuickBooks accounting system.
Pleasant work environment.

Please send resume, along with a cover
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Evening Newspaper Production

Applications are now being accepted for edi-
torial production at the Independent Florida
Alligator. Applicants should be available two
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and 1:00 a.m., Sunday through Thursday.
Production duties include layout and design.
Experience is preferred, but not required. A
one-year commitment is expected. Please
include references and availability on ap-
plication.

All previous applicants are encouraged to
reapply. Fill out application at the front desk
of the Alligator, 1105 W. University Ave. be-
tween 9am and 4pm, M-F. Equal Opportunity
Employer.

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. 8-18-25-14

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 8-18-08-25-14

SECRET SHOPPERS
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, Training Provided
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
8-18-08-25-14

Political/Commercial Call Center
Phone reps needed ASAP Political & Corp.
Campaigns. Up to $9/hr + bonus potential.
352/371-5888 X111, 4112 NW 22 Dr. 8-
18-25-14

PARADIGM PROPERTIES
Leasing Specialist, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
EOE, DFWP
220 N. Main; 352-375-2152 x301
www.teamparadigm.com
8-18-25-14

DELIVERY DRIVERS up to $12/hr.
KITCHEN HELP $7.00-$7.25/hr.
CALIFORNIA CHICKEN GRILL 378-2442
8-18-25-14

INSIDE SALES PEOPLE
For a major telecom company. Flexible hours.
PT or FT. No nights or weekends. Bilingual a
plus. EEOC. 372-2051 8-18-25-14

EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
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Best part-time job you'll ever have.
NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
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8-18-08-25-14


PARK PLACE CAR WASH
Now Hiring FT & PT positions available.
Great environment, flexible hours. Apply in
person 7404 NW4th Blvd-Across from Home
Depot 8-18-08-25-14

Phone survey interviewers wanted.
Start work today! No sales,
opinion research only Flexible
Schedsl Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call Now!
8-18-25-14

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

$STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$
For gently used clothing/accessories & fur-
niture. No appt.necessary! Sandy's Savvy
Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 372-
1226 8-18-08-25-14

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

SALES AND MARKETING
We are expanding and
seeking self starters,
must be $$$ motivated,
team player, ready to
produce large results NOW!
Call 800-294-4186 8-28-30-14

RGIS INVENTORY SPECIALIST
* Year-round hourly work
* Immediate openings.
* $8 an hour to start
Apply online at RGIS.COM
Or by phone at 352-861-7004 8-18-08-
25-14

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submit your classified ad
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Veterinary Technician/Assistant
Full or part time, some weekends, holidays.
Experience preferred. Apply in person
at Jonesville Animal Hospital, 14145 W.
Newberry Rd, Newberry. 7-10-16-14
Temporoary help needed for Looking Glass
Apartments "turn." Light maintenance, spack-
ling, etc. ~Aug. 11-16, more days possible.
$8/hr, lunch is included. Call 376-1111 for
interview. 8-18-25-14

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Reliable Confident Sales Reps
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Leave Message @352-377-2573 6-17-08-
10-14

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Seeks Asst. Mgr for PT Evenings
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Send resume to Teleselectl@bellsouth.net
or leave message @ 352-378-2262 6-17-
08-10-14

Window Blind Installers
Needed part time for independent contractor.
Please call 352-339-4600 6-19-08-10-14

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PT RECEPTIONIST NEEDED
for busy salon. Must be friendly, efficient
and have neat appearance. Apply in person
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3-17-08-3-14






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Pilates & Yoga Instructors Needed
Friendly, Experienced, Certified Instructors
Avail. to teach morning, evening & weekend
Classes. Send resume to
humanresources@cmcapt.com
8-18-08-23-14


Cleaning Jobs
All Around Cleaning & Laundry
FT/PT Sun-Fri 12pm-7pm $7/hr
Call 256.3323 for more info and interview
8-18-08-23-14


Psychological Assistant 30-40 hrs per
week. Will train. Minimum 1 yr commit-
ment. Minimum qualifications Bachelor's
in Psychology. Inolves administering &
Scoring IQ and neuropsychological tests.
Fax resume to 352-371-1730 or e-mail to
info@cpancf.com 6-17-08-9-14


NETWORK SUPPORT TECH needed P/T or
F/T at 352 Media Group. Advanced computer
and Web skills required. Email resume to
tgibson@352media.com 7-10-08-12-14


HELP FOR ELDERLY PEOPLE
Honest, reliable, caring helpers needed to do
odd jobs & cleaning. $7-10/hr. Call 372-2117 .
& leave message. 8-18-21-14


Supervisors Needed
Gator Dining Services, located on the UF
campus, is hiring supervisors for New Moe's
& Chili's Too! Previous supervisor experience
preferred, upbeat attitudes and excellent cus-
tomer service a must. Interested applicants
should apply online at www.gatordining.com
6-19-08-7-14


Jenny Craig Weight Loss Centre is
looking for People who enjoy a fast-paced
environment and the opportunity to make a
difference in the lives of others. Our employ-
ees typically have experience in sales, cus-
tomer service or the personal health field.
If interested forward resume to:
Graziosok@yahoo.com or fax: 386-445-4630
6-12-08-5-14


Sitter/Tutor needed in afternoon from 3-6 for
10 year old Start August. Must have car,
references and love Kid's. Education major a
benefit! Call 373-3699. 6-19-08-6-14


SERVERS NEEDED
Yamato Japanese Restaurar t Apply in per-
son, Mon thru Thur, 4pm 9pro 526 NW 60th
St. Gainesville, FL 32607. 352-332-4466 6-
17-08-5-14

PT yard/ranch laborer needed, SE Gville.
Good pay, must be honest and hard-working
w/reliable transportation. Call Dan 316-6696.
6-19-08-5-14


LIFE COACH NEEDED FOR SUMMER
High functioning 16 yo boy with ADHD and
developmental issues needs someone to
spend time each weekday from ~ 6/16. to
8/8. Some background with special needs
and references preferred. Salary negotiable.
Transportation allowance.
Please call 246-2353.
7-1-08-6-14


PT Nanny/sitter needed for 2 young children.
Hours are mostly afternoons, some occa-
sional early mornings. Great job for flexible
student/empty nester/retiree who is caring
and organized.

Call 3339859 and leave message. 7-15-
08-10-14


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Dance: How to strip dance instructor
Sales: Able to connect socially w/ people &
help them select lingerie & personal items
Webmaster: Create a dynamic presence for
French Addiction on the web!
Apply at 819 West University Ave. 6-12-
08-3-14


The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation
Commission is seeking two fulltime Biological
Scientist II(OPS)to assist in groundcover res-
toration project:$15/hour + overtime. Those
with degree and experience in botany, plant
taxonomy, range management, wildlife man-
agement or related fields are encouraged to
apply. Must have good plant identification
skills, knowledge of Florida ecosystems,
experience with vegetation sampling meth-
ods and data management. Experience
with GPS, PDAs, ArcView GIS, Microsoft
Office software (Access, Excel). Must be
willing to work long hours in the field (10-12
hours/day) in remote locations, be available
for extended days (4 days/3nights) in the
field during the normal work week (trans-
portation provided; lodging and meals will be
reimbursed). Jobs are headquartered at the
Florida Wildlife Research Institute?s Wildlife
Research Laboratory in Gainesville. Contact
Kent Williges (kent.williges@myfwc.com) or
call (352)955-2230 ext.116. Please provide a
current resum? and the names of three refer-
ences by June 30, 2008. 6-19-08-4-14

EXPERIENCED SERVERS FOR BRUNCH
& LUNCH SHIFTS. Apply in person only at
Gainesville Golf & Country Club between 2
& 5pm, Tues thru Fri. Drug-free workplace.
7300 SW 35th Way, Gainesville, FL 32608
6-12-08-2-14

PROOFREEDER
FT/PT
Please send resume to hr@gleim.com
www.gleim.com 6-19-08-4-14

In-home childcare in NW G'ville for 5 mo.
baby Some light housework also 5 days/
week, 4 hrs/day, preferably afternoons,
8.00/hr Must have previous experience with
infants and own transportation 352-372-5048
6-12-2-14

Graphics and Web Design internships
available at 352 Media Group. Email
jsasser@352media.com for more info. 8-
25-08-18-14

Web Design and Programming intern-
ships available at 352 Media Group. Email
jsasser@352media.com for more info. 8-
25-08-18-14

Advertising and Marketing and Project
Management internships available at 352
Media Group. Email jsasser@352media.com
for more info. 8-25-08-18-14





Have a 3.6 GPA & want to earn some extra
cash? We are now hinring notetakers for
summer 2008. Go to www.HowigotanA.com
6-17-2-14

administrative position Gainesville sports
apparel comapny, strong computer skills,
proficient in Quick Books, Excellent growth
potential. E-mail resume to cbv@together.net
6-19-08-3-14
Sales representative to call on 600 local
businesses for silk screening & embroidered
products. FT/PT. Drawwith commissions. E-
mail: cbv@together.net 6-19-08-3-14

NERO'S PIZZAAND PASTA
Now hiring experienced cooks and pizza
cooks for full time and part time positions.
Call 352-226-8470 to set up an interview.
7-10-7-14

Help wanted for one serious hardworking
and trustworthy student. Gen or cost labor,
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$7-7.50/hr part time flexible hrs. 376-6183 or
372-2931 6-17-08-2-14
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* 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 8-18-25-15

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 8-18-25-15

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
8-18-25-15

TLC HORSEBOARD
All facilities & amenities, quality instruc-
tion; 15 minutes from UF. Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Ctr. 8-18-25-15

** GATOR MOVING & STORAGE **
Is offering the Share-the-Load Plan
Reserve your date & get reduced rates!
Limited time offer! www.gatormoving.biz
352-374-4791 or 800-797-6766
8-18-08-25-15

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424 W UNIV AVE (in Spin Cycle)
8-18-25-15

HORSE BOARDING
12 x 12 stall in cement block barn. Good
grass turnout with room to run! Only 3 stalls
available. 352-472-2627 for info & directions.
8-18-08-25-15

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Call Steve "The School Teacher"
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8-18-25-15

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of ins for every move. Local/longdistance
352-256-0999. Take $25 off your next move!
7-29-20-15

MARTIALARTS & COMBAT SPORTS 0
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Fun and Exciting Programs for UF students
Since 1975. Call for information 331-3557.
7-15-13-15

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for disciplined, smart, hardworking individu-
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program. For more information please review
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Affordable Housecleaning
$20 hour any size home
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Amy @ 229-300-8410 6-17-2-15


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CALL (800)910-9941 TODAY! REF #FLO8.
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All Women's Health Center
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8-18-25-16

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8-18-25-16

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Bread & Roses Women's Health Center
www.breadroses.com 352-372-1664
8-18-25-16


First Care of Gainesville
Urgent-Care / Walk-In Medical Clinic
4343 W. Newbery Rd, Ste #10, 373-2340
Students Welcome-No Appointment Needed
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NW 10th Ave. 375-3752. We pay cash. Open
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Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F.
373-7070
8-18-25-18

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University Opticians
300 SW 4th Ave. 378-4480
8-18-08-25-18


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true love


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


Free microchipping for cats! Study for UF
veterinary medicine. Cats must be 6 months
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Entertainment



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Sports
THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2008


ALLIGATOR
www.alligatorSports.org


The Home Stretch


Faley's storied career comes to an end at NCAAs


By MIKE DIFERDINANDO
Alligator Staff Writer
mdiferdinando@alligator.org

The sun hangs high in the hot sum-
mer sky, and Lakecia Ealey steps into
the blocks just as she has done so
many times before. But this time is dif-
ferent somehow. Maybe it's because of
the sweltering Florida heat. Or maybe
it's because she doesn't know how


many more times she will be able to do
this. She looks down at the dark orange
surface and closes her eyes for a brief
moment before racing down the track.

Saying Goodbye
For Ealey, every race is one step
closer to saying goodbye.
Goodbye to UF and goodbye to the
sport that she loves.
She will compete in the final meet of


Courtesy UF Sports Information
Lakecia Ealey is finishing up her career this weekend at the NCAAs. She has
broken UF's 60-yard dash record four times so far this season alone.


her collegiate career this weekend at the
NCAA Track and Field Championships
in Des Moines, Iowa.
But the senior has already had to say
her hardest goodbye the one to the
man who helped get her to where she
is today.
Ealey lost a coach, a friend and a
mentor when former women's track
and field coach Tom Jones passed away
in March 2007 at 62 years old after a
long battle with cancer. Jones led the
Gators to six Southeastern Conference
titles, 23 school records and coached
the women's track program for 15 of its
35-year history.
"To lose him was like losing a sec-
ond father," Ealey said. "If it wasn't for
him, I wouldn't be at the University of
Florida."
In June 2007, Mike Holloway was
named the head coach of the women's
track and field program after spend-
ing five years leading the men. It was
the first time in school history that
the same coach had led the men's and
women's programs.
"It's been hard to adjust," Ealey
said. "(Coach Jones) meant a lot to me.
All you can do is take it one day at a
time."
Since taking over the women's pro-
gram, Holloway has done his best to
help Ealey and the rest of the team deal
with the loss.
"We don't talk about it a lot. She
kind of internalizes most of that stuff,"
he said. "It hasn't been easy for her. It
hasn't been easy on any of us. We talk
a lot about the kind of guy he was and
the kind of work ethic he had. He had
a passion for this school, and that is
something that I have tried to pass on
to the girls."
That passion isn't something they
have forgotten.
"We're all out there running for
him," Ealey said.

A New Beginning
Though Holloway had great success
with the men's program, Ealey found
the transition to her new coach to be a
difficult one.
"His style of training was just com-
pletely different than I was used to,"
Ealey said. "It was definitely an adjust-
ment."

SEE EALEY, PAGE 26


The top five


Title-less Towns


across America

dare you, Gainesville, to stop being so frig-
ging good.
Our college town is absolutely deserving
of being among the finalists in ESPN's TitleTown
search. Winning it? I'll let you know that after
the Celtics despite Alligator Managing Editor
Jessica Ponn's hopes beat the Lakers in seven,
probably pushing Boston to the top spot in
ESPN's rankings.
It's nice to give props to the big dogs, but
what about the yelping Chihuahuas barking
down on the ground below? Bad and helpless
can be just as entertaining as dominant and
powerful.
So now, let's look at the top Title-less College
Towns of America.

5. Pullman, Wash.
Man, talk about
the powerhouse of
the early 20th century.
Washington State won
the 1915 football na-
Brian Steele tional title, going un
Steele-ing Bases defeated and winning
bsteele@alligator.org the Rose Bowl, and the
Cougars added to their
up-and-coming program by winning the 1917
men's basketball title.
So now they're just in a 91-year slump.
The men's hoops team is making great
strides, and they very nearly made the Elite 8
this season, but two good years doesn't make up
for years and years of struggle.
And I admit WSU's annual matchup with
Washington for the Apple Cup is a little better
than going after the Egg Bowl (see the next en-
try), but that's not a big step. It's like going from
the intimidation of Mickey Mouse to Big Bird.
Maybe Big Bird on steroids.
Ryan Leaf also went to Washington State, but
I'll let you decide if that's a good or bad thing.

4. Starkville, Miss.
I don't think I've ever met nicer people than
those in Mississippi. So at least they take losing
well, and they certainly have been battle-tested
in the standings.
Mississippi State has a game between itself
and Mississippi called the Egg Bowl. You play
for supremacy, and you get an egg? I'd love to
see that recruiting pitch. Play for us, and you get
all the McMuffins you can handle. But hey, that
might actually be tempting for the 300-pound
linemen. Don't let the Pouncey twins know
about this, Urban, or you may have trouble.

SEE BRIAN, PAGE 25


ME Omn ; 0* s1,19IIt


ENBA Finals: Celtics vs. Lakers
ABC, 9 p.m.

MMLB: Phillies vs. Marlins
FSN, 7 p.m.


* Women's golfer Jessica Yadloczky was named
the first ever recipient of the Southeastern
Conference Sportsmanship Award, announced
on Tuesday. Tennessee men's basketball player
Chris Lofton was the winner for the men.


Today's question: Who's your Title-less Town?

Tuesday's question: Should Cole Figueroa
come back to UF or go pro? (see right for
results)


Percent (Votes)
Come back72% (23)
Go pro 28% (9)
32 TOTAL VOTES






THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2008 I ALLIGATOR, 25


MLB Draft provides fans with 50 rounds of anonymity, imagination


What in the name of Billy Beane is
going on out there?
Honestly, deciphering the ac-
tion of last Thursday's Major League Baseball
first-year player draft puts organic chemistry
to shame.
Robert Langdon had an easier time crack-
ing the Da Vinci Code.
Sitting in front of my TV watching the first
round of the MLB Draft left me as dazed and
confused about a sporting event as I've ever
been.
And I'm a Dolphins fan.
Last time I checked, there were 30 teams in
the major leagues, but there were 46 picks in
the first round of the draft.
You thought the National Football League
draft was getting long, try being Mr. Irrelevant
after 50 rounds of fun.
Even still, 2008 marked only the second
year that the draft has been shown on televi-
sion (the first couple rounds at least) and there
was something to be said for actually watch-
ing my favorite team (the Mets) select guys
I've never heard of, instead of just reading
about it the next day.
There were even a couple of players I had
heard of. Buster Posey (FSU), Yonder Alonso
(Miami) and Gordon Beckham (Georgia) all
went in the top 10.
Worse than my limited recognition of the
player pool was my limited understanding of
the proceedings and rules.
I can best compare it to watching a rugby
match. You can tell it's something you should
like, and you can tell who the badasses are, but
if asked to explain it to a friend, you'd have
no shot.


With UF sophomore shortstop Cole
Figueroa going in the sixth round to the San
Diego Padres and the taste of the first round
selection of former first baseman Matt LaPorta
still fresh on the palate of Gators fans, the draft
has become something to watch in Gainesville.
Even if it holds no more clarity than a bunch of
Aussies giving each other what can only be
described as piggy-back rides and getting into
"scrums." Figueroa alone represents an educa-
tional talking piece for casual fans attempting
to immerse themselves in the complexities of
the draft.
A player is draft eligible right out of high
school, at any point in a junior college career or
after three years at a four-year university.
I know what you're thinking, Figueroa did,
in fact, play for the Gators. Not only that, but
UF is handing out more than AA degrees and
he just completed his sophomore year. Put all
those observations together and Cole doesn't
seem to meet draft criteria.
Except for the fact that he's turning 21 in
June. If a player turns 21 before the signing
period ends, he becomes draft eligible regard-
less of the other conditions, making Figueroa a
"draft-eligible sophomore" as my draft-savvy
friend put it.
The Texas Rangers also wanted to select
him in the third round, but didn't based on
something those in the bizz call "signability."
Since Figueroa has ample leverage in shun-
ning a contract he deems unattractive and
returning to school to raise his stock (and po-
tentially his signing bonus), teams are wary of
drafting a player of that sort.
No team wants to throw away a pick they
have no chance of signing, which explains
why he fell to the sixth round.


If the draft is
California, then sign-
ability has a thick
Austrian accent, be-
cause it is that concept
which governs the
Kyle Maistri draft itself.
Kyle-ed In It explains why
kmaistri@alligator.org teams often draftplay-
ers they don't have at-
the top of their boards.
They think they might have trouble signing
them, so they play it safe with a player they
know they can get into their farm system.
Another contributing factor to the head-
scratching theory that teams don't take the
player they perceive to be the best available is
the fact that picks cannot be traded.
Teams are locked into their slots (de-
termined by worst-to-best records of the
previous season and a few other convoluted
stipulations) whether it makes sense to take
the player they want at that spot or not.
Imagine if the Dallas Cowboys had the
fifth pick right after the Oakland Raiders in
this year's NFL Draft. Jerry Jones knew for
sure that he wanted a running back and noth-
ing else, but there dearly wasn't another run-
ning back to be taken with the fifth pick after
Darren McFadden was selected. Now had it
been the MLB Draft he would've been pow-
erless to trade that pick, inevitably reaching
for Jonathan Stewart or his guy Felix Jones
- with the fifth pick.
In basketball and football, organizations
don't have to worry about signability, and
they have the freedom to trade their picks. In
baseball, you draft where you're designated to
draft and you like it.


The anonymity of the players, inability of
the organizations to select the top talent and
mind-numbing length make baseball's ver-
sion of the draft look like the ugly red-headed
sister of professional sports' drafts.
Furthermore, fans want star power at the
top of the draft, and baseball largely fails to
deliver in that category.
Since the first draft in 1965, not one No. 1
overallpick has made his way to Cooperstown.
By comparison, the NBA inducted No. 1 over-
all picks David Thompson, Bill Walton, Jaxns
Worthy and two guys named Kareem and
Magic over that same time span. You may
have heard of O.J. Simpson, Terry Bradshaw,
Earl Campbell and John Elway the football
equivalents.
Ken Griffey Jr., Alex Rodriguez and
Chipper Jones have all punched their tickets to
the Hall of Fame, so that trend won't last much
longer, but while Dwight Howard and Carson
Palmer were the first players off the board in
their respective sports in 2004, the Padres took
some guy named Matt Bush.
If baseball can offer one thing through its
draft that the other sports cannot, it's a true
Cinderella story.
Mike Piazza, a 62nd rounder, just retired as
the best hitting catcher of all-time. The fact that
he made the impossible journey from hearing
more than 1,500 names called before his to be-
ing called "the best" at anything is a testament
to the system that makes every last round of
the marathon count. So here's to hoping Avery
Barnes (40th round) is the next Mike Piazza.
And here's to not being disappointed if
shortstop Tim Beckham (first overall) isn't the
next Alex Rodriguez. Draftees make names for
themselves with their play, not their hype.


BRIAN,from page 24


Oh, and they have the second-
oldest stadium4-f the power confer-
ences in college football.
The Bulldogs have built some
credible men's basketball teams
over the years and even the foot-
ball program might be on the way
up but they've never gotten over
that hump to be national contenders
year in and year out.
The baseball team made it to the
College World Series last year-and
has made it there a respectable eight
times in all but it's. not enough
to make up for their other lagging
sports.


3. Piscataway, N.J.
Who didn't love Greg Schiano's
Rutgers team in 2006? I did, and if
you didn't, you should have.
But there's a reason why every-
one was so excited. Because there's
barely been anything else to get
excited about.
The men's hoops team made the
Final Four in 1976, but not much
else has happened for the Scarlet
Knights. The women's hoops squad,
on the other hand, is one of the
nation's better programs. But one
good, consistent program doesn't
give you all the publicity you need.
Maybe Schiano can get enough
top talent to get them out of this


hole, but programs. are built with
consistent seasons. So far, Rutgers
has only had two of those.

2. Ames, Iowa.
Oh, how Iowa State fans must
yearn for the days of Marcus Fizer
and Jamaal Tinsley.
If that sounds sarcastic, it
shouldn't because those really were
the best days for the men's basket-
ball program. And that was a heck-
uva team. The Cyclones having
a natural disaster as your mascot
usually doesn't turn out well to be-
gin with haven't made the Final
Four since 1944.
The football team has just two
conference titles. Quarterback Seneca


Wallace was exciting, but even with
him at the helm, the Cyclones
only went to the Insight.com and
Independence bowls.
Those bowls don't give the blue
chippers enough motivation to actu-
ally consider going to Ames.
Come on, Iowa State, the people
of Iowa need to be entertained
somehow.

1. Evanston, ll.
At least the students at
Northwestern are smart.
But when your biggest claims to
fame are some, ahem, racy photos
from your girls' soccer team in 2005,
that's not a good thing. If you want
to know more, look it up. I don't feel


the need to give it more space in this
column.
Honestly, the Wildcats ath-
letic programs have taken bad to
a whole new level. Football coach
Pat Fitzgerald might actually have
a chance to turn this around, sonsr,
what at least.
But if he does, hell have done
something that's never been done
before: actually be decent.
The Wildcats at one time lost 34
straight games. That's more than
two seasons worth.
In 2006, Northwestern led
Michigan State 38-3 with 9:54 left in
the third quarter. They lost 41-38.
Tell me who else should be No.
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Track and Field advances 10 of 13 athletes on Day I


* THE WOMEN WON THE
4X100-METER RELAY.

STAFF REPORT
The Gators raced their way
to an impressive opening day
at the NCAA Track and Field
Championships.
UF advanced 10 of 13 athletes in
ldthe opening round of competition.
"When you send 13 athletes out
and get 10 of them advance, that's
an unbelievable day," coach Mike
Holloway said. "Today was about


qualifying and advancing. If you
don't take care of business today,
there's not tomorrow. We're g6ing
to try and do the same thing tomor-
row."
The women's 4x100-meter relay
team cruised to an opening day win
and a season-best time docking in at
43.65 seconds.
- They. produced the third-fastest
qualifying time of the meet, coming
in just behind Texas A&M and LSU.
Lakecia Ealey posted the fastest
100-meter time of the day on the
women's side with a mark of 11.53
seconds.


Ealey hopes to become the
Gators' first All-American in the
women's 100-meter dash since
Kisha Jett in 1998.
The men's
4x100 team also
started the meet
strong with a
Track & Field second-place
finish. Their time
of 39.49 was the
fifth fastest of the day.
Freshman Terrell Wilks ran the
meet's fastest 100-meter qualifying
time, stopping watches at 10.49
seconds.


After anchoring the 4x100 relay,
Calvin Smith ran his way to a quali-
fying time of 46.21 seconds in the
400-meter dash.
Carlos Phillips joined the list of
Gators who qualified for the next
round of competition with a 1:50.05
in the 800-meter event.
Freshman Rebecca Lowe posted
the third-fastest time of the day in
the women's 5,000-meter event.
Lowe kept pace with the lead
group of eight runners that eventu-
ally broke away from the rest of the
pack.
Her time of 16:47.09 easily


moved her into the next round of
competition.
Adam Montague moved on to
the javelin final with a throw of
229 feet, 7 inches. Wes Stockbarger
advanced in the discus with a throw
of 182-11" on his last attempt of the
day. Shara Proctor leaped her way to
the next round with a wind-aided
jump of 21-8" in the long jump.
After the first day of competition,
Stefan Hommel is in 10th place in
the decathlon. With a strong perfor-
mance on Thursday, Hommel could
become UF's first ever All-American
in the event.


Successful senior plans to become social worker after track career ends


EALEY, from page 24

That transition went both ways. While
Ealey had found success throughout her
career at UF, Holloway thought that she had
much more to offer.
"It didn't take long for me to realize
that she was a very talented young lady,"
Holloway said.
Despite her talents, he could tell she was
lacking one very important attribute.
"It was evident to me right away that she
didn't believe that she was one of the top
sprinters in the country," he said. "We've


done a lot of work trying to get her to believe
that she can be a top-level sprinter."
Record Breaker
Ealey, a four time All-American, has had
a banner year in 2008. The senior has racked
up four event wins so far during the outdoor
season and will look to add her first national
title in the 100-meter dash this weekend.
This came after an indoor season that saw
her break the school record in the 60-meter
dash on four different occasions. She bet-
tered the mark on consecutive days at the
NCAA Indoor Championships'before finally
establishing her new time of 7.23 seconds:
"She has stuck out in every meet that she


has competed in," Holloway said.
Take one look at Ealey, and it's easy to see
why Holloway calls her
the leader of the team.'
"The other girls see
: how hard she works, and
it inspires them to do the
Samee" Holloway said.
i,= yBut Ealey doesn't see
L--- herself as the leader.
Holloway "I just come out here
and try and leave everything on the track,"
she said.
A Different Track
Despite her success, the senior has cho-


sen to end her track and field career.
"She wants to graduate and move on
with her life," Holloway said. "I respect that.
A lot of times, athletes will hold on to track
and field because they don't know what else
to do with their lives."
Though she has had offers to run profes-
sionally, Ealey plans on becoming a social
worker. She hopes to work with teens.
"I just love kids, and I want to do some-
thing to help them," Ealey said.
As the sun sets on her collegiate career,
the senior reflects on her time spent at UF.
"I've worked three years to get to this
point and to be almost done is just an awe-
some thing," she said.


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Speights still has decision to


make before Monday deadline


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Marreese Speights passes the ball in the second half of the Gators'
82-54 second-round NIT win against Creighton on March 21.


* HE HAS WORKED OUT FOR
SEVEN TEAMS SO FAR.

By BRIAN STEELE
Alligator Staff Writer
bsteele@alligator.org

The Marreese Speights watch
is down to five days.
On Monday, Speights will
have to either decide to come
back to UF or officially have his
name entered in the NBA Draft.
So there certainly won't be
much relaxing done this week-
end for the, perhaps, former
center. Matt Ramker, Speights'
former AAU coach, who is help-
ing guide him through this pro-
cess with Billy Donovan, said he
is scheduled for workouts with
the Minnesota Timberwolves,
Houston Rockets and Golden
State Warriors.
He has already worked out for
the Orlando Magic, Cleveland
Cavaliers, Washington Wizards,
New Jersey Nets, Phoenix Suns,
Seattle Supersonics and Indiana
Pacers.
While the likes of Derrick Rose
and Michael Beasley don't have
to go from city to city, as only a
few teams with the top picks will


look at them, Speights is racking
up the frequent flyer miles. And
he soon may have the paycheck
to easily afford it all.
Most mock draft Web sites
have Speights going in the mid-
dle of the first round.
"They fly in, work out,
have a meeting, eat with
the team and then fly
right back out to the next
city. It's been a grind.
He's been mentally tough
through the whole thing."
Matt Ramker
Speights' former AAU coach

While Ramker called those
sites "crap," it could be worse for
the 6-foot-10 big man.
"The biggest decision for him
is finding a spot he's most com-
fortable with in the first round,"
Ramker said. "A team he'll have
playing time with and have a
chance to develop. But he loves
UF. He isn't taking this decision
lightly. He loves Donovan and
the staff."
Speights may love Donovan
even more if UF's coach can get
some good news.


Ramker -said Donovan will
speak to NBA general managers
and officials that he knows to get
a sense of where Speights will
be picked instead of using the
speculation of Web sites.
The information that Donovan
gets will be a major partof
whether Speights decides to stay
in the draft or come back for his
junior year.
"Nobody that has a mock draft
Web site is making a pick on June
26," Ramker said.
"It's coming down to the NBA
general managers. If he feels
he's not in a good situation, he'll -
come back. He's not in a rush to
leave."
While Speights showed
sprinkles of dominant play while
at UF, he still struggled with con-
ditioning.
But Ramker said he's in excel-
lent physical shape. And after all
those individual workouts and
jet lag, he'd have to be.
"It's not easy," Ramker said.
"They're by themselves. They fly
in, work out, have a meeting, eat
with the team and then fly right
back out to the next city.
"It's been a grind. He's been
mentally tough through the
whole thing."-


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