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Students partake in monopolizing record


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Lindsay Dusi, a UFjunior, raises her fist in celebration Wednesday at the Reitz Union while Jake Pease, a UF
senior, looks on. They were attempting to set a record for the most people playing MONOPOLY worldwide.


By BRETT DALY
Alligator Writer

Pass Go. Collect one world
record.
Twenty-six people gathered at
the Reitz Union on Wednesday
morning to play MONOPOLY and
helped UF go down in the record
books one more time.
They participated in an at-
tempt to set a Guinness World
Record for the most people play-
ing MONOPOLY simultaneously
worldwide and made history in
the process.
The event, hosted by the Public
Relations Student Society of
America, celebrated the release of
the new "MONOPOLY Here and
Now: The World Edition" and
gave UF students the chance to
come together to share a favorite
pastime.
"This is just another way that
UF is putting its mark on the
world," said Christina Baez, trea-
surer for the group and organizer
of the event. "We're not just do-
ing this in sports, academics and


partying. We're doing it in board
games, too."
To be officially counted by
Guinness, at least 25 people need-
ed to play the game for an hour. UF
just made the cut.
For Lindsay Dusi, an animal
sciences junior, the event was an
opportunity to play a game she
enjoys, get free food and possibly
add another dog game piece to her
small collection.

"I'm a big kid at heart.
I love board games."
Lindsay Dusi
animal science junior

She said she tries to take the
little dog piece from every game
of MONOPOLY she plays. So far,
she's collected five, including a
gold dog from a limited edition
version of the game.
"I like MONOPOLY," Dusi said.
"I'm a big kid at heart. I love board
games."
She naturally chose the dog as

SEE MONOPOLY, PAGE 10


ELECTIONS 2008'

Local leaders visit DNC


By ANDREA ASUAJE
Alligator Writer

Alachua County was well-represented
in Denver on Wednesday night as Barack
Obama was named the presidential
nominee at the Democratic National
Convention.
Most county representatives came as
delegates to the convention, which ends
today.
Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan said this is the
first time she's attended the convention as
a Florida delegate, though she went to the
2004 convention as an honored guest.
She said Tuesday that one of the most
inspiring moments of the convention so far
was Michelle Obama's speech.
"I was completely galvanized by
Michelle Obama," Hanrahan said. "She
was so cool under pressure and just such a
brilliant woman."


Michael Heaney, an assistant professor
of political science at UF, is in Denver as an
observer and researcher.
Heaney said he is conducting surveys
to determine differences between the
Democratic and Republican National
Conventions.
Results in the survey
comparing delegates
for Hillary Clinton and
delegates for Obama
have shown a rift in
the Democratic Party
despite calls for party
Clinton unity, he said.
Aside from meeting former Sen. George
McGovern, Heaney said the most exciting
part of the convention was people cooper-
ating with his study.
Other delegates included Lizzie Jenkins,
president of the Democratic Black Caucus

SEE DNC, PAGE 10


Third floor to expand


* REITZ WILL EXPAND TO HOUSE
MORE STUDENT GROUPS.

By JACQUELYN WEINER
Alligator Writer

If there's one thing students and UF
staff can agree on, it's that there isn't
enough space in the Reitz Union.
"We're outgrowing the Reitz
Union," said Jordan Johnson, chairman
of the UF Student Senate Budget and
Appropriations Committee.
"It is a central location for students,
whether they want to grab a bite to eat or
do business, and the No. 1 struggle that I
have had in Student Government is be-
ing able to find sufficient office space for
student organizations because we have
so many," Johnson said.


So when the former Office of Student
Activities was moved to the north side
of the hallway, the prime, newly vacant
space on the third floor of the Reitz Union
caught Johnson's eye.
"I knew it was something we had to
jump on," Johnson said.
By the beginning of the
On spring semester, about 20
Campus student organizations will
have brand-hew office space
in what was once the.Office
of Student Activities.
Johnson said construction began
about a month ago and is underway. The
student-government funded project will
cost about $40,000, he said.
The Office of Student Activities was
moved and consolidated with the Student

SEE EXPANSION, PAGE 11


UF linebacker
Ryan Stamper
will be starting
for the injured
Brandon Spikes in
Saturday's season
opener against
Hawaii. Spikes has
a lingering foot
injury.
See Story, Page 25.


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WHAT'S HAPPENING
2008 Fall Drop/Add
Today through Friday
Drop/Add closes at 11:59 p.m.
Friday.

Back-to-School Poster Sale
Reitz Union Colonnade, today
through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5
p.m.

Career Resource Center Part-
Time Job Fair
Reitz Union North Lawn, 10
a.m. to 2 p.m. today
Free and open to all UF stu-
dents. Call 352-273-2322 for
more information.

Fall 2008 Business Bash
Reitz Union Grand Ballroom,
5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 4
Business Bash offers students
an introduction to all aspects
of the Warrington College
of Business, including more
than 20 student organizations,
guest speakers, study abroad
and graduate school directors,
and business college advisers.
Free catered food is included
for all those who arrive at 5
p.m.

Reitz Union Board
Entertainment Presents: The
Welcome Back Showcase
The Orange and Brew, 7 p.m.
today
Featuring comedian Lane
Pieschel and a performance by
the Shoddy Beatles.

Gator Soccer vs. UCF
James G. Pressly Stadium, 8
p.m. Friday
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One Less Car Challenge


to kick off in October


* THE CHALLENGE ENCOURAGES
DRIVERS TO USE BICYCLES.

By LAUREN BAKER
Alligator Writer

For some Gators, the days of a single-
passenger commute are coming to a
close.
UF is encouraging students, faculty
and staff to pledge to take an alternative
method of commuting to campus by par-
ticipating in the One Less Car Challenge,
which starts Oct. 17.
The day marks the start of a semester-
long commitment by participants to limit
their car use.
Those interested can make indi-
vidual commitments, but Anna Prizzia,
outreach coordinator of UF's Office of
Sustainability, said she hopes student
organizations will create teams.
Starting Oct. 17, participants can log
in and track the average number of miles
they and their teammates travel a day, a
count that will continue until Dec. 17.
Aside from commuting to campus via
a bicycle, Prizzia said alternative trans-
portation includes scooters; GreenRide, a
carpooling service; and Zipcar, a car-shar-
ing program.
"We know that alternative transporta-
tion isn't one-size-fits-all," Prizzia said.
"We're just hoping they find a mode that
works for them."
Registration for the event is ongoing
and will continue until Sept. 17, accord-
ing to a UF news release.
An alternative transportation fair will
kick off the low-fuel festivities on Oct. 16.
At the fair, RTS staff will be present to
discuss routes and the new Gator Locator
Global Positioning System. Prizzia said
RTS may add more convenient routes for


UF staff and faculty soon.
Students can also seek tips and dem-
onstrations from local bike organizations,
including Kickstand and the Student
Government Bike Repair station, from 11
a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Reitz Union North
Lawn, according to the release.
On Oct. 17, there will be a celebration
from 10 a.m. to noon, which will feature
drawings for door prizes, including a
digital camera, Prizzia said.
The event will also include a car versus
bicycle race by two UF employees who
are sent to run errands around town.
"Every year that we've done it, the
bike has won," Prizzia said. "The car
needed almost double the
On time the bike'took."
Campus Prizzia said she hopes the
participants' pledges become
habits by the end of the challenge Dec.
17.
"It's an opportunity to practice, and
practice makes perfect, you know?" she
said.
Zeke Zylberberg, a UF anthropology
and religion senior, has not yet committed
'to the program, but he already bicycles
about three miles to campus for class
anyway.
For Zylberberg, 'his commitment
to biking began when he trained with
friends for a 4,500-mile bicycle ride
that stretched from Austin, Texas, to
Anchorage, Alaska.
He said biking in a group gives new
cyclists an advantage because they can
learn from veterans.
He said students who think they lack
the time to switch to bicycling may find
bicycling to be more enjoyable and faster
than driving a car.
Not everybody needs to bicycle, but
everyone can make a difference, he said.


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competing for a cameo spot in Gator Growl 2008: Road to the Swamp.


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THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2008 E ALLIGATOR, 5


UPD focuses on escape for crises


* POLICE CREATED VIDEO IN
LIGHT OF CAMPUS SHOOTINGS.

By RACHEL ARROYO
Alligator Writer

Professor Liviu Librescu chose to
stand up to the Virginia Tech gun-
man that went on a shooting rampage
in one of the school's lecture halls in
April 2007.
He blocked his classroom door, al-
lowing time for students to escape.
In light of such campus shootings,
universities are taking measures to
prepare students and faculty for po-
tential crisis situations.
About 500 universities have chosen
to purchase "Shots Fired When
Lightning Strikes," a survival-train-
ing video created by former U.S. State
Department officials and FBI agents,
said Randy Spivey, executive director
for the Center for Personal Protection
and Safety.
The center is a national organiza-
tion that teaches workplace violence
prevention and travel safety.
The training video has been labeled
controversial because "taking out the
shooter" is one of the last-ditch meth-
ods taught, Spivey said.
"As a very last resort, you may be
in a situation where you are face-to-
face with the shooter and takeout is
the only option," Spivey said.


In that case, he said people should
use whatever tools they have avail-
able, be it a cell phone or a cup of hot
coffee.
"As a very last resort, you
may be in a situation where
you are face-to-face with the
shooter and takeout is the
only option."
Randy Spivey
executive director for the Center for
Personal Protection and Safety

"You're not traumatizing people by
providing training," he said.
While UF hasn't purchased the
student version of "Shots Fired,"
the University Police Department
does use a similar program titled
"Active Shooter," said UPD Capt. Jeff
Holcomb.
The presentation emphasizes
escape methods as well as putting
something between yourself and the
shooter, he said.
"You don't seek the active aggres-
sor out," Holcomb said, while stress-
ing escape as the first priority for those
in crisis situations.
While the presentation may not fo-
cus as much on confronting the shoot-
er, it does include disarming tactics.
"If you are where the shooter starts
firing, your best option may be to dis-


arm the shooter," Holcomb said.
Another aspect of "Active Shooter"
that Holcomb said he likes is the ques-
tion-and-answer session, which al-
lows him to address various scenarios
on a case-by-case basis.
Holcomb has been delivering the
hour-long PowerPoint presentation to
staff and groups such as Department
of Recreational Sports and the Inter-
Residence Hall Association for more
than a year, he said.
The groups usually range in size
from 120 to 150.
While the presentation hasn't been
delivered to the general student body,
Holcomb said that anyone is welcome
to call and request it.
Lindsey Nix, facility manager at the
Student Recreation and Fitness Center,
underwent the "Active Shooter" pro-
gram as part of her fall training about
a year ago.
She said she thought the emphasis
of the program is to move everyone to.
a secure location, but she didn't feel
the video urged people to take a stance
against an aggressor.
As for offering the presentation to
the general student body, Nix said she
thought it should be reserved for staff
to combat ineffectiveness and a poten-
tial panic situation.
"I think they should show a select
few people rather than everybody,"
she said. "If too many people know, it
won't be effective."


UF scores high


green grade

* SIERRA CLUB RANKED SCHOOLS FOR
ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY EFFORTS.

UF ranks No. 7 in a list of the country's "cool"
schools.
Why the cool ranking? Being environmentally
friendly.
The top 10 list of schools is in the latest issue of
Sierra, the magazine of the Sierra Club, the largest
environmental organization in the U.S.
Dedee DeLongpr-Johnston, director of UF's
Office of Sustainability, said it's an honor for UF to
be the only Florida school on the list.
Middlebury College in Vermont is No. 1.
In the rankings, UF is lauded for recovering 40
percent of its waste and its high volume of eco-
friendly student organizations.
DeLongpr-Johnston said she's been working to
bring down UF's $40 million electric bill each year.
"Forty percent of it is turning off the lights and
unplugging things at the end of the day," she said.
The Sierra Club knocked UF's score to 86 for a
lack of open or sustainable investing policies.
Members of Students for a Democratic Society,
or SDS, protested several times last year to make
UF's investments public. The UF Foundation is a
private entity that oversees UF's $1.2 billion en;
dowment fund.
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6, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2008

Editorial


Flight, not fight

UF says we make better

runners than fighters
Throughout our precious years of existence, we have
learned to appreciate the concept of self-preservation. Pain
sucks, and that's that. There's no reason why protecting
ourselves shouldn't be at the top of our list of personal
priorities.
That's why the Editorial Board is torn on today's issue.
Former officials from the U.S. Department of State
and FBI created an if-something-goes-down-then-here's-
what-you-do video for students and faculty who find
themselves in the line of fire on campus. The instructional
video is available to universities for purchase, and 500 uni-
versities nationwide have already picked up a copy.
UF is not on that list.
Don't worry just yet. Yes, your school still loves you
and cares about your safety. They just haven't bought the
video because the University Police Department already
has an in-case-of-emergency video.
The difference is that the federally distributed video
teaches tactics for a face-to-face confrontation with an
assailant, whereas UPD prefers that we choose our flight
reflex rather than give into our urge to fight, except as a
last resort.
Here's where we can't quite make up our minds.
We would like to think that, when presented with a
deadly-situation,.we would have a primary option besides
desperately searching for an escape route because that
may not be the best reaction given the circumstances.
Instead, the video recommends that we employ a
physical defense only when given an opportunity to dis-
arm the shooter.
Well, that sounds all fine and dandy, but there are holes
in that kind of logic. How the hell would we disarm the
gunman?
Obviously, if some maniac busts down a classroom door
wielding a rifle straight from Rainbow Six, we aren't about
to try to disarm him. We're jumping lecterns and sliding
between desks to get the hell out of the nearest window.
The video instructs us to utilize our surroundings. If
we're backed into a corner and staring down a gun barrel,
a hot cup of coffee is the last thing that we would think to
use as a weapon.
MacGyver may have been able to take down an armed
assailant with only a spiral notebook, a mechanical pencil
and his shoelaces, but the.Editorial Board lacks his level of
improvisational training.
We understand UF doesn't want to show a video that
may give its students any ideas about how to be the hero
when lives are at stake.
After all, nobody wants a high-strung undergrad on a
steady balance of Red Bull and insomnia to spring to ac-
tion when a door slams too loudly, causing him to revert
to his video training and bludgeon an unsuspecting fresh-
man with his organic chemistry textbook.
Maybe we're misunderstanding the situation because
we haven't seen the video.
Still, the thought of turning to a cell phone or a flimsy
used textbook to save our lives isn't exactly comforting.
Students' safety should always be a top priority, so
we're happy that UPD has some sort of plan for us, but it
isn't hard to doubt the effectiveness of random classroom
items against a crazy with a gun.


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While the UPD has a training video emphasizing that in the event of a school
shooting students should avoid a direct confrontation with the gunman, the
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Nine-year-old pitch
A musician may win an award, an academic receives
a grant and an athlete finds him or herself glorified by
fans and the media. Jericho Scott, undoubtedly the best
pitcher in his New Haven, Conn., league, received his
accolades in the form of banishment from the sport of
baseball for being "too good."
Scott is 9-years-old.
Accused of throwing the ball "too hard" and "fright-
ening" opponents with his 40-mph fastball, league of-
ficials requested Scott move to another position other
than pitcher. Giving second base a try for one game,
Scott found himself longing to return to the place on the
field where he had led his team to an 8-0 record, on pace
for the playoffs.
Who can blame the child for wanting back the suc-
cess he had found through pitching?
Failing to heed the warning of league officials, Scott
took the mound in the subsequent game, leading to the
opposing team's vacating the field and forfeiting the
game.
As a result of Scott returning to his natural position,
officials informed Scott's team that they could no longer
participate in the league and would be disbanded.
Let me make this clear: Scott has never hit another
batter while pitching this season. He may be fast, but he
was throwing the ball accurately.
Furthermore, Scott is not another Danny Almonte, a
kid with a forged birth certificate who tried to beat the
Little League system in 2001. Scott is simply a 9-year-
old boy in an 8- to 10-year-old league.
Why must adults deny this young boy the oppor-
tunity to play baseball because he was blessed with
natural ability?
While at first glance Scott's targeting by league offi-


er unfairly ousted
cials stemmed out of concern for
the safety of his peers, there have
Been grumbles that there may be
ulterior motives to his expulsion.
Prior to the start of the season,
Scott was reportedly offered a
Daniel Seco spot on the roster of the defend-
letters@alligator.org ing league champions.
He rejected the invitation to
instead play on a team sponsored
by a local gym, which leads me to assume that he prob-
ably just wanted to have fun playing with his friends
The sponsor of the championship team is, in fact, the
employer of one of the league officials who had a hand
in disbanding Scott's team.
How sad! Adults perpetuating the age-old adage
that baseball was made for kids, and grown-ups only
screw it up. Overaggressive mothers and fathers con-
sumed with winning as they live vicariously through
their children and ruin the experience for all.
Why can't these individuals get over themselves and
fulfill their duties as positive role models for their chil-
dren rather than setting poor examples that their kids
will surely adopt?
We often hear stories about those who are undeserv-
ing being rewarded for whom they know rather than
what they've accomplished.
Scott is the antithesis of the child who makes the
all-star team simply because his or her father is the
coach. We should be celebrating the success of a young,
budding star rather than obsessing over the winning
and losing that so often robs the fun of Little League
Baseball.
Daniel Seco is a first-year journalism graduate student.


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Letters to the Editor
Obama unique candidate
Barack Obama is to your genera-
tion what John F. Kennedy was to
mine. The youth and vitality, the
charm and disarming smile, the
sense of humor and powerful intel-
lect these are qualities shared by
these men. We must get beyond
our prejudices and vote our hearts,
minds and the issues.
We know when we hear Obama
speak that he is inspirational-and
perhaps destined for greatness. His
messages of hope and change come
when we need them most, with our
critical economic woes and our end-


less $10 billion-a-month war in Iraq.
He is the kind of pragmatic
leader needed to unite the country
as we tackle the problems: ending
the war; energy independence us-
ing renewable resources; investing
in American industry and American
jobs; making college more afford-
able; healthcare for all; trade agree-
ments that benefit American work-
ers; and sound economic and tax
policies that reverse our country's
fall toward economic ruin.
Unlike McCain, Obama is a
unique candidate, not beholden to
lobbyists, corporate America and


the mega-rich. We must seize this
once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to
elect this special and gifted man to
the presidency.
CliffCleland, member of the
executive committee of Dekalb County
Democrats in Dekalb, Il.
Senator stands by referendum
It is unfortunate that the
Alligator's Editorial Board does not
share the same excitement I do over
the Thanksgiving Travel Holiday,
but I guess I have six weeks until the
elections to try to change this.
As stated at Tuesday's meeting,


students' passage of the ballot ques-
tion in October would not magically
implement this travel holiday. UF,
like any government institution,
has a huge bureaucracy, and things
take a long time. Over the summer,
we spent a great deal of time speak-
ing with members of five different
administrative offices here at UE All
the feedback was positive, and this
project is quite viable.
With the question appearing on
the fall ballot, students now have
the opportunity to have input on
their college experiences.
Isn't this what Student


Government and voting is supposed
to be about? Our voice matters, and
with a positive vote; we can enact
this change. We can see this through
other ballot questions in the past.
A Moe's has arrived on campus
after a ballot question just like this
one as reported on the cover of
Wednesday's Alligator and a re-
newable energy fee is in the works.
We all have the ability to make a
difference at UF when we head to
the polls in October, especially when
it comes to the Thanksgiving Travel
Holiday.
Frank Bracco, UF student senator.


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Woman charged for throwing plates, food at car


* POLICE IDENTIFIED SUSPECT
BASED ON SPAGHETTI SAUCE.

By ASHLEY HEMMY
Alligator Contributing Writer
A car was assaulted early Wednesday
Morning by "missiles," including a duffel
bag, spaghetti sauce and shards of plates.


Crystal McCook, 29, was charged with
throwing a "deadly missile" into a vehicle
for pelting a car with a variety of objects,
according to a Gainesville Police arrest
report.
At the time, car owner Leland
Alexander Mercer and two passengers
were inside the car.
McCook was seen throwing a 15-pound


duffel bag from the top of her stairs onto
the car, followed by plates and a glass
candle holder, the report said.
Debris and spaghetti
Local sauce were left on the hood
News of the car.
Police found a bowl of
spaghetti in McCook's apartment and
plates in her sink matching the broken


pieces, according to the report.
Mercer and his two passengers were
unharmed, but $3,000 in damage was done
to the car.
The duffel bag left two dents and vari-
ous scratches on the hood. The kitchen-
ware left a 5- to 7-inch crack in the front
windshield.
McCook denied throwing the objects.


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Hearing for online voting moved up


* UF WAS SUED ON FEB. 22.

Developments in the lawsuit between a
student group and UF about online voting in
Student Government elections may bring a
hearing date closer.
Students for Online Voting, or SOLVe, sued
UF on Feb. 22 after the UF Supreme Court ruled
that putting an online-voting amendment on
the SG ballot would be unconstitutional. The
student court said online voting could interfere


with SG's ability to prevent voter coercion.
The First District Court of Appeal in
Tallahassee granted SOLVe's request to expe-
dite the case in July.
Joe Little, a UF adjunct
Student law professor and lawyer
Government for SOLVe, said though the
request was granted, it does
not offer a time frame for the final decision.
Court files show that UF is represented by
David M. Delaney and Elizabeth S. McKillop,
of Dell Graham, a local firm concentrated in


defense of civil lawsuits, along with attorneys
from UF's Office of the General Counsel.
Tommy Jardon, SOLVe president and UF
law student, said Patricia Telles-Irvin, vice
president for Student Affairs, asked him to
consider creating another committee to look
into the online-voting issue.
"A very small and very idealistic side of me
thinks something still may, may come out of
it," Jardon said.
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Game attracted 26 players


MONOPOLY, from page 1

her piece while playing Wednesday
and received another dog for her
collection after getting a free game
of MONOPOLY at the event.
Eight games were set up for the
players, which included the classic
version of MONOPOLY and the
new World Edition that uses debit
cards instead of paper money and
features 22 cities from around the
world on the game board.
Robert Commerford, a nuclear
engineering junior, had the chance
to play the new edition of the game
but said he wasn't impressed.
"It's very similar to the other
game," he said. "There's not enough
new about it to buy it."
He was more impressed with
helping set a world record and
said it's just one more way to get
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attempt from its former treasurer,
who now has a job with a public re-
lations firm working with Hasbro,
the makers of MONOPOLY, Baez
said.
For helping Hasbro promote
its new MONOPOLY product, the
group received a donation for its
organization, she said.
Baez said she was happy they
succeeded in recruiting enough
people to be included in the world
record, but she was unsure of when
Guinness would officially recognize
the worldwide record attempt.
According to the Hasbro Web
site, MONOPOLY world records
are also held in the longest game
played in a tree house, which lasted
286 hours, and the longest game
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Now, 26 MONOPOLY enthu-
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of Florida, Evelyn Foxx, vice
chairwoman of the Alachua
County Democratic Party, and
Alachua County Commissioner
Cynthia Chestnut.
Staci Fox, CEO of Planned
Parenthood of North Central
Florida, is attending as a
Clinton delegate for District
6. She is not
Elections represent-
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Parenthood.
Fox said she has attended
caucuses, meetings with
interest groups and several
speeches.
"The experience is inde-
scribable," she said. "It's almost
overwhelming."
She said she hopes that by
watching the convention at
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2008 N ALLIGATOR, 11


Students still waiting for tickets with online system


* STUDENTS HAVE TO WAIT
IN VIRTUAL LINE.

By PHIL KEGLER
Alligator Staff Writer
pkegler@alligator.org

Students looking to obtain tickets
to Saturday's football season opener
against Hawaii will hang up their
old method tonight in favor of wait-
ing online.
Unlike in years past, when stu-
dents called the Gator Athletic Ticket
Order Request System, known as
G.A.T.O.R.S., new Ticketmaster soft-
ware purchased by the University


Athletic Association will allow
students to log on to a Web site to
purchase any additional tickets.
However, don't expect, to be rid
of those long waits on hold just yet.
The system still has some kinks
after it was first used Aug. 18 when
student tickets went on sale for the
Tennessee, Arkansas and Vanderbilt
away games.
Student Sen. Jordan Johnson,
who chaired the UAA ticket distri-
bution committee last fall, said he
sat and watched as his roommates,
who logged on 20 minutes after he
did, scored tickets.
Johnson said he quit trying to get
tickets of his own after waiting for


an hour and a half.
"That was probably the most
common occurrence I had heard'
from other people, too," he said.
Nic Fischer, a UF mechanical en-
gineering senior, went online to buy
away game tickets and didn't even
know if he had gotten them or not
because an error message popped
up after he entered his billing infor-
mation.
Fischer said he called the UAA
customer service phone number
listed on the Web site but only got
recorded messages that it was past
business hours.
He called the next day, how-
ever, and was notified he received


a ticket.
Fischer's biggest concern is the
fact that students who are waiting in
the queue have no idea where they
stand in line.
"As far as reducing the wait
times, it's shorter, but
Student its still not as great as
Life it could be because you
could be potentially
waiting forever and not
know about it," he said.
Mark Gajda, UAA assistant ath-
letic director for ticket operations,
said there will be live operators
available tonight to help students
that have problems with the online
system.


Johnson's committee made the
recommendation for a universal
ticketing Web site to the UAA last
fall, but Gajda said the UAA had
been considering the option for four
or five years.
UAA staff took visits to numer-
ous places around Florida, includ-
ing Disney's Wide World of Sports,
with the most important visit be-
ing Pennsylvania State University,
which was one of the first to
implement Ticketmaster technology,
Gajda said.
Bud Meredith, PSU's director
of ticket operations, said his school
has used the system for seven years
now, and he couldn't be happier.


New Reitz offices to reduce need for student-funded storage space


EXPANSION, from page 1

Activities Center to become the new Center for
Student Activities and Involvement, said Mike
Mironack, director of operations for the Reitz
Union.
"The goal was to concentrate where staff
were so students wouldn't have to go between
offices trying to figure out who's where,"
Mironack said.
The space measures about 1,800 square
feet, Mironack said.
The Reitz Union Board of Managers will
choose the organizations that will stake a

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claim in the newly available spaces, he added.
"Usually at the start or early part of spring
semester, we will let folks know through
notices and advertisements that applications
for space are being accepted from the board,"
said Mironack, who is an adviser to the Reitz
Union Board of Managers.
On the applications, groups must state
their purpose, membership numbers and why
they need office space or a storage facility,
Mironack said.
The Space Committee reviews the applica-
tions and interviews the organizations before
space is allocated each year.
Groups that already have space are gener-


ally allowed to keep it, unless they fail to turn
in office logs about hours spent in the office or
fail to use it sufficiently as
deemed by the committee,
Mironack said.
S When complete, the new
offices will be equipped
S with desks, chairs and
S storage space large enough
Sto hold poster, boards and
other materials.
Really "Organizations will
actually be able to use that to store anything
for the big-to-small items that their group
uses, and it will alleviate a lot of the student


money that goes to renting off-campus storage
spaces," Johnson said.
The organizations will also receive comput-
ers that have been used for 1.5 years, he said.
The computers were previously used at the
Student Government computer lab, which will
be removed after a fall technology upgrade.
The new offices will help fulfill a constant
goal of SG to provide for students and
student organizations, which, if registered,
receive SG funding, said Kevin Reilly, Student
Body president.
"We have almost 800 organizations, so the
organizations always need more space," Reilly
said.


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Um, where's Umoja?


Orchestra regroups after summer tour

STEPHANIE ROSENBERG AVENUE EDITOR
Their venue burned down in the East Coast. They were greeted by
Boone, N.C., They played to a "I mean, it was our first tour. a shotgun-wielding
crowd of more than 100. They We mainly went on tour just for man in the mountains while
played to a crowd of less than 10. the fun of traveling," said Evan attempting to find another
They were greeted by a shotgun- Garfield, Umoja drummer.
wielding man in the mountains Garfield, a UF senior, said venue, a house party thrown
while attempting to find another he volunteered to book most by people on house f
venue, a house party thrown by of the 12-member band's nine
people on house arrest. shows, and bass player Michael
Still reeling from their summer Pedron, a UF senior, recorded Garfield said.
experiences, members of local the revenue from the concerts For transportation, the band
Afro-Latin band Umoja Orchestra and merchandise sales. used a seven-passenger "soccer
recounted just a few memorable "Next time around, I would mom" mini-van, a five-passenger
moments in their first-ever three- probably just be a little more green Volkswagen Passat belong-
week summer tour throughout selective about booking shows," ing to Pedron, and a rented U-


Haul trailer to hold instruments.
The band lodged with friends,
relatives, godparents, friends
of family D anyone who would
lend floor space. It financed the
trip through profits made from its
past local shows.
Umoja singer and UF senior
Natalia Perez said through the
entire cramped adventure, the
band got along fine, even when
five members sat through a 20-
hour trip in Pedron's car to make
it home from Boston without
stopping overnight.
Despite the tribulations and
mountain-like bumps along the
way, Garfield said he and his
bandmates thought the tour went


well.
He said Umoja played a sold-
out show at the Knitting Factory
in New York City, which more
than made up for the money
spent on the tour.
Yet IPerez and Garfield agreed
that the best show for the band
had to be Boone, N.C.
"I think the Boone show was
most like a Gainesville show
because everybody was really
dancing, and that's kind of what
happens here," he said. "So I
think that felt the most at home to
us, which is unexpected because
it's the most small, little, remote

SEE UMOJA, PAGE 13


SIs "Hamlet 2" as funny as the
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during back-to-school week. Check it
out on page 16.


* Ready for fall fashion? If you think you
are, check again. Find out what's out and
what's here to stay for the fall season on
page 13.


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THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 13


fashion


Shape up for fall fashion, and toss the shapeless shirts


Ah, back to school. Remember the days
when going back to school meant buying
a whole new wardrobe? Returning for an-
other academic year was the perfect reason
to go shopping and your perfect excuse for
spending money. "It's for school next year"
seemed to be one of the few replies that par-
ents actually accepted. In college, it's like no
one even cares.
Our budgets have constricted the amount
of shopping we can do, and college seems
to maximize our potential for laziness, so
we resort to wearing the same clothes year
after year in exchange for spending our time
and money catching up with TV on our TiVo
or playing Halo on our new Xbox. I under-
stand you're on a budget. And the phrase
"worthwhile shopping in Gainesville"
is pretty much an oxymoron. Trust me. I
know.
But despite these two very valid reasons,
there's no need to be lazy with your cloth-
ing choices. Many people say, "My clothing
choices are about who I am, and I don't need
to follow trends," and I can respect that. I
realize that Florida has its own style, such
as people wearing white after Labor Day
totally unacceptable in the north. But fol-
lowing fashion rules and trends or not, your
outfits still say a lot about who you are, so
T


why not give the world the best possible pic-
ture? Do or don't take my advice, but at the
very least, take this from my articles: Dress
well. Look your best. The extra effort that it
takes to look like you didn't just roll out of
bed is minimal, and it can make a world of
difference.
Now for those of you who are interested
in fashion, keep on reading, because I'm
going to tell you all about this fall's trends,
and how you can actually be in style with-
out spending too much money. The good
news? You probably have most of what's
"in" in your closet already. The three words
for the season repeat after me: classy, sexy
and manly.
My favorite thing about this fall? The
dress is back. I am a huge fan of dresses
because of their sheer simplicity and general
light weight. With the heat in Gainesville,
dresses and skirts are some of the best ar-
ticles to wear, and finally the fitted look is
back.
I was not a fan of the shapeless shirts and
dresses I saw this summer, and I'm glad to
see that the importance of the waist is being
recognized. A woman's shape is the empha-
sis again, but don't worry if you bought all
those flowy, non-clinging dresses this sum-
mer. Remember those belts you had last


REGINA STUZIN AVENUE CONTRIBUTING WRITER


year when the 80s were huge? Just take one
of those to your summer outfit, and POOF!
You're ready for the fall. A lot of menswear
is coming back, too, so be prepared to see
dresses that look like your boyfriend's but-
ton up and men's cardigans that seem to fit
you just right even though they could be
steps away from cross-dressing.

I understand you're on a
f' budget. And the phrase
"worthwhile shopping in
Gainesville" is pretty much
an oxymoron.
You'll see plaids and argyles
thrown in as well, and maybe a hint of
tartan. The key to all of it is not to overdo.
I like the menswear trend. I've been known
to steal my brother's sweatshirts on occa-
sion because they're just more comfortable,
but the key is to keep it simple. If you grab
a man's cardigan, pair it with a cute mini-
skirt. Wearing a shirt dress? Throw on some
heels. Basically, keep the XY chromosome
balance.
Popular colors you'll spot are purples
and grays with the occasional autumn stan-
dards such as oranges, reds, dark greens and
maybe even some bright pinks. Just try not to
match like you dressed in the dark. If you're


Twelve-member band crams into two cars, U-Haul to tour the East Coast


UMOJA, from page 12

town."
Though, Perez said no mat-
ter the size of the crowd or the
atmosphere, it was important
for them to play their best show
every time.
"Most of these people had
never seen us or never heard
of us, but we were used to the
Gainesville crowd," Perez said.
"We don't even have to talk to
them. They get excited even be-
fore we start playing."
And as for the low points,
Garfield and Perez joked as
they elaborated on the band's
so-called horror
stories. Both de- "So I Gc
scribed Umoja's some(
experience in and mi
Asheville, N.C., like a year
and why the Evan Ga
band ended up Umoja Orchestr
playing a show to
fewer people than
there are members in the band.
Garfield said Umoja adver-
tised on craigslist.org to find
venues in Asheville. He said the
band offered its services for free
in exchange for a place to stay.
"So I get this call from this res-
taurant called The Calypso II, and
this lady's like, 'We're not normal-
ly opened on Wednesdays, but we
want you guys to play here it's an
African-Caribbean restaurant,'
which seemed right up our al-
ley," Garfield said. "Little did we
know, it was really weird."
Perez said the woman de-
scribed an "incident" that oc-


r
'a


curred a year ago and caused a
decrease in the restaurant's once
steady business flow.
"So I Googled it, and some-
body was shot and murdered
there like a year prior to this,"
Garfield said.
Saxophonist and UF senior
David Borenstein said the owner
of the Calypso also almost re-
fused to let Umoja's friends inbe-
cause of the venue's 30-and-over
age restriction.
"In an effort to curb violence in
their club, they made it a 30-and-
up club!" Borenstein laughed.
Despite the slaying, Garfield
said the band decided to play at
the Calypso.
The three also explained
ogled it, and Umoja's encoun-
dy was shot ter with a nearly
ordered there trigger-happy
prior to this." "mountain man"
field and a lackluster
drummer jam session for
random people
living in a trailer
on house arrest in Asheville.
Perez said the members got
lost on their way to a house party
they were invited to play at, bare-
ly escaping a crazed man defend-
ing his land against trespassing.
"Most of the good stuff hap-
pened in between shows," he
said. "That's just hanging out,
you know, in other states. That's
just what's fun."
Most of the band members
were present at all the concerts,
with Sebastian Lopez on vocals
and guitar, Natalia Perez on
vocals, Michael Pedron on bass
guitar, Evan Hegarty on key-


board, David Borenstein on saxo-
phone, Adam Finkelman, Michael
Claytor, Scott Bihorel and Evan
Garfield on percussion and Micah
Shalom, Jason Prover, Keegan
Jerabek on trumpets. Former
band member Doug Fischer
joined the band on trombone for
its New York City show.
After the tour, the band mem-
bers split for the summer and re-
united within the past week.
"Going on tour is very hum-
bling because you learn to enjoy
yourself, even without the audi-


ence there," he said. "Even if
there's five people there because
those five people haven't heard
you, so it's still important for us
to make a good impression on
those people because that's the
only time they'll hear our band,
at least for a really long time."
Soon, Umoja will start com-
posing new music for a new
album and play in the Real Big
Deal Festival on Sept. 13. But
Garfield said the memories and
lessons from this first tour, such
as making a good impression,


even if you're just playing for
yourselves, will stick with the
members.
"Nobody is banking on this
band for a career or anything, but
I think a lot of people in the band
have the mentality that if some-
thing arises because it's a good
opportunity, people are kind of
willing to maybe enjoy this while
it lasts and try to like just go with
the flow of it," he said. "We're not
trying to get signed or anything
like that: We're just trying to
move with it."


wearing a purple and grey plaid skirt, stick
to simple tops like black or white. Don't
throw in another autumn color. Remember
you want to be classy, not wacky.
As for shoes my favorite of the fall have
to be equestrian boots. Sure, boots are use-
less in Florida until maybe November, and
Florida will always be the flip-flop state.
But I love these boots. Most of them are
flat, making them good for walking across
campus, and there's just something so classy
about them. You're going to see a lot more
practical shoes, such as gladiator sandals
and ballet flats, but my worthwhile splurge
of the season is the riding boot. I'm banking
on the fact that it will be one of those time-
less investments like they'll never double
as rain boots.
Those are my favorite trends of the fall,
and my opinion of what you will see the
most. Of course, jeans and a top remains the
easiest go-to outfit, but I challenge you to dig
through your closet or drawers to find some-
thing seasonal. A purple top, a cute dress,
switch it up a bit and see how you feel. Who
knows? You might slowly become a low-
budget fashionista. In terms of checking out
all the trends for the fall, I direct you here for
a complete list: http://teentaffy.com/2008/
08/08/fall-fashion-trends-your-fall-2008-
fashion-trend-checklist/. Happy hunting!


.ubrrn.lted Phoil:, tjualia Perez
Members of Umoja Orchestra share a floor together in a friend's house while on tour.






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THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2008 0 ALLIGATOR, 15


Guitar heroes: Save Tuesday nights for 1982's game night

MEGAN HERON AVENUE WRITER hind the bar, a TV by the door and another do it up," Vito said. "It's just evolved." on stage so players can face the pit, o
set up on stage. Gaming enthusiasts and Dalia Robles, a game night regular and dience. The systems are also plugged
For those strolling past the dimly anyone stopping in for a drink can play DJ for The Buzz, said the event attracts a the large speakers which generate sc
lit bar windows of 1982 on a Monday Rock Band and Guitar Hero, as well as diverse group of people whether they're throughout the venue.
night, be prepared to witness something Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis locals or incoming freshmen. "It's almost like a real rock show,"


other than locals watering down their
worries. Instead, bystanders might find
Gainesville's rock star wannabes imitating
the greats on popular music video games
such as Rock Band and Guitar Hero.
It's been under the radar for some time,
but every Monday at 9 p.m., local night-
club 1982, located at 919 W. University
Ave., holds its official Video Game Night.
The event, which is sponsored by
Lipham Music and presented by 100.5 The
Buzz, gives video games and music lovers
a chance to play for free.
1982 has four flat screen TVs set up be-


and Nintendo 64, which are available ev-
ery night.
1982 has hosted the event for about a
year but has received support from Lipham
Music and The Buzz for the past month.
The venue does not own Guitar Hero or
Rock Band, but borrows the video games
from friends.
Jen Vito, a 1982 bartender, said the
event was created as something to do on
the off nights. The bar is primarily a music
venue.
"We had an empty stage so we could just


"It's fun, and it's not
pretentious, and it sup-
ports an all-ages music
scene."
Jen Vito .
1982 bartender
"It's really fun for us nerds," Robles
said. "You can just come enjoy the scene,
have a few drinks and just have fun."
"It's good, drunk fun," said Spanish, a
DJ for The Buzz.
Guitar Hero and Rock Band are set up


r au-
into
found

said


Robles, whose favorite song to sing is
"Maps" by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.
Though there is no sign-up sheet, and
Vito said the games are readily available.
"It's not so busy you feel intimiired or
like you won't get to play," she said.
Rockers can also participate in the
Guitar Hero Tournament Sept. 28. The
winner will receive a Fender guitar and
amp provided by Lipham Music.
"It's fun, and it's not pretentious, and
it supports an all-ages music scene," Vito
said.


Dandy Warhols' new album under new label not so dandy


ROBERT HILSON AVENUE WRITER stance to back up the eye-liner
bravado. This is what it sounds
In terms of sheer size, the only orientation, and with this latest pa- like to walk into a gunfight with a
thing larger than "...Earth to the- ralysis-inducing, hour-plus space .44 Magnum and no bullets lots
Dandy Warhols...". is Courtney. jam, permanently shoot of flash, no bang.
Taylor-Taylor's massive ego. It tohellanylingeringpop Correction: one bang,
would be irresponsible to credit flirtations in favor of should you count your
the growth of said persona to past misfired trance drones, iPod colliding with
experience this kind of megalo- none of which will be the floor during the
mania you're born with but those featured in a K-Swiss fourteenth minute of
once-coveted Seth Cohen playlist commercial. "Earth" is "Musee D'Nougat." It's
adds and the exposure in 1960s the kind of brazen kiss the anti- "Sister Ray,"
revivalist doc Dig! couldn't have off you'd expect from "... Earth to the an extended suite of
helped matters. Having since mis- a man with two last Dandy Warhols..." insipid buzzing topped
taken Sundance for the Academy names. $10.99 off by some guy going
and obscurity for fame, Taylor and Each song sends a on about egg whites and
his Dandy band shed the limita- by now familiar message: Dandys caramel. Seriously. You can't make
tions of their modest guitar rock rule, OK? Too bad there's no sub-


this stuff up.
In infinite Dandy wisdom, the
group decided to echo the last
seconds of the monolithic waste
of tape during the introduction
to opener "The World the People
Together (Come On)," making it
possible to play the record repeat-
edly without a noticeable gap.
Once is enough.
Taylor's hash 'n crash lyrical
shtick doesn't exactly command
code-cracking playbacks. The
Dandys smoke. We get it. Still,
our ironed-haired hipsters rattle
off a salvo of wink, wink in-jokes
about sex, drugs...and drugs,


Odditorium style. Remove four
letters from seven-minute stoner
anthem "Valerie Yum" to get the
Dandys' favorite recreational
chemical! The-chorus shouts, "I
just don't care no more." Makes
two of us.
This kind of barefaced disinter-
est might come as a letdown. for
those blissfully ignorant to the
band's fantasy land. After all, the
title hints at a rare run-in with re-
ality. For the few of us who know
better, "Earth's" self-delusional
grandeur just begs the obvious
question. What planet are these
guys on?


The Kickstand.
The jammy Dodgers,
Defiance, OH,
Religious As Fuck,
Braineater
10 p.m $i






Brophy's Irish Pub.
The Day, Steph Taylor
and the State Of,
The Roche\'anies
9 p.m., $6, 21+






Market Street Pub-
Bang Bang room, Blue
Caimans, Boss Lady &
the Company
Doors 9 p.m $6


Common Grounds:
The Great Plains, What Made
Milwaukee Famous, Wild
Sweet Orange, Frozen Cobra
Doors 9 p.m. $7






Downtown Plaza:
Sweet City Action.
Chupaskabra
8-10 pm
Free!







Backstage Lounge.
Last Minute Stars,
Nlulabica, Deny The Fall
10pm, $5


The Hippodrome:
"The Fall"
4:45 p.m, 7 p.m.
and 9:15 p.m. $7








The Hippodrome: <
"Tell No One"
5 p m. $7









The Hippodrome.
"Paranoid Park"
7.20 p.m. & 9 p.m 7


Wild Iris Books:
Gainesville Artvalk
7:00-10:00 p.m.


The Hippodrome-
"Tell No One"
5pm $7


Got something going on' -1
E-mal srosenberg@ allgatororg
and vwe'll add it to our calendar!


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16, ALLIGATOR E THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2008


"Hamlet 2": A B movie or not a B movie?


DAVID STUZIN AVENUE CONTRIBUTING WRITER


While watching "Hamlet 2," you
may be bombarded by a number
of questions that seem important.
"Who is Steve Coogan?" you might
find yourself thinking. "How did a
barrage of misfits in Tucson magi-
cally learn to act and sing?" and
"Why is the funniest joke about.
Elizabeth Shue, an actress who has
beenjlip on the blockbuster radar
since the late 1990s?" Though these
questions may seem minor, they'll
consistently make you question
the validity and overall merit of the
movie at large.
Not to say the film is bad, though
in fact, quite the contrary. As far as
being entertaining, this movie suc-
ceeds to a point, managing to stay
interesting despite its "Sister Act"
formula. Another plus is that it only
lasts a gloriously short 90 minutes,
a feat which seems too rare amid


the plethora of self-indulgent three-
hour crap-fests, which lack any edit-
ing whatsoever. The movie's real
failure is in the way it was adver-
tised and executed as a whole.
If you've seen the previews or
heard the buzz, you're expecting
an irreverent comedy, a "Waiting
For Guffman" meets "Anchorman."
However, seeing it with these pre-
conceptions will cause severe disap-
pointment.
The first hour, despite a few
forced jokes, is rather somber. The
movie opens with a detailed por-
trayal of the awful life of Coogan's
character, Dana Marschz, who suf-
fers abuse as a child, failure as an
actor, low-income employment, a
deteriorating marriage and to top
it off, the news that due to financial
problems, acting will be cut from
the high school curriculum.


The plot follows Marschz as he
enlists a ragtag group of "gangstah"
Latino students to help put on his
"revolutionary" musical sequel to
Hamlet in a last-ditch effort to save
drama.
Playing the character in a relat-
able and likeable way, Coogan
makes Marschz rather piti-
able. Unlike Ron Burgundy of
"Anchorman" or Corcky St. Clair
of "Guffman," Marschz is not a
vain, self-confident caricature but
rather a human to whose problems
we can actually relate, and that just
isn't funny.
If viewed as a comedy, the film
parodies two types of movies. One
is the "inspiring teacher" genre
"Mr. Holland's Opus," "Sister
Act," "Take the Lead" and two is
the "lets-put-on-a-show" genre,
reminiscent of the cheesy Broadway
productions of old. A few times the
parody comes through, but for the


most part, the writers break the
cardinal rule of parody becoming
serious. There are points at which
I wondered whether the movie was
poking fun at these genres or taking
part in them. Even when the movie
spoofs, the jokes are hardly strong
enough to stand alone and manifest
through the mostly slapstick humor
you've seen before. The comedy re-
ally doesn't improve until the last
30 minutes, when the movie com-
pletely changes.
The actual production of the play,
"Hamlet 2," within the movie makes
watching it completely worthwhile.
I'll limit spoilers. Suffice it to say it
somehow manages to mix Hamlet,
Jesus, light sabers and a time ma-
chine into one incredibly funny and
strangely profound musical. More
than that, it manages to fit in the
movie as a sunflower blossoming
from a sad manure.
In short, the movie isn't what


you'd expect. It's not something
you'll find on T-shirts and bumper
stickers or quoted by your room-
mates for years to come. But it's also
not a vain, preachy message. It's just
nice, short and simple the perfect
combination for a lazy Sunday af-
ternoon.


Embrace swamp sexcapades after drop/add week


STEPHANIE DUNN *
AVENUE CONTRIBUTING WRITER
It's mid-August, and the bells of Century
Tower maybe a few e-bill notifications,
also are beckoning you to UF, a sultry
and sticky swamp where you become an
under-financed, oversexed version of your
at-home self.
There's a hotness factor that goes along
with being a Gator. If you're new, acquaint
yourself with it. If you're not, reintroduce
yourself. For us, being irresistible comes
as effortlessly as winning a few national
championships. So why not embrace
it? What's stopping you from letting go and
getting whatever and whoever you want?
And whatever and whoever are
everywhere, strange beings that somehow
slipped by your attention back home. One
pounds away on the treadmill beside \ou
at Southwest Recreation Center. sweatv and
flushed. grunting \\ ith e\ern stride You \wt-
ne-s them lining hall\va\ s. invadng every
musty crevice of Librar We;st and even
square inch of lawn space on the Plaza ot


the Americas, flocking to pool parties in
scantily-clad droves, gyrating with reckless
aggression in moist downtown dubs -it
seems that as summer winds down and hur-
ricanes wind up, Gainesville becomes over-
run with them. You try not to stare while
driving, lest you crash your Vespa. But ev-
erywhere you turn, they're
waiting for you. I'm talking Th
about achingly alluring col- hotne
lege coeds, one of the most
irresistible species of sexy tor that goe
known to man. Ironic, isn't with being
it, that at home, where ev-
eryone knew everyone, you If you're n
couldn't find anyone wor- quaint your
thy of your superior bodyth
fluids? And if you did get with it.
laid back home, you were
probably either settling or unaware of your
potential. Admit it.
So without much warning, you're thrust
into a strange, new arena where more than
50,000 strangers, a collective mass of throb-
bing carnal energy, are after you, seeking,
well exactly what you're seeking -sex.

n/ tfie aenum


Lots of it with one disclaimer: claiming you
want a wholesome, meaningful relation-
ship. This is just a slippery slope into having
a wealth of quaking sex later, which is like
hitting the Staples "easy button."
Once at the university, your cunning
libido begins to play perverse Jedi-sex tricks
on your naive brain. While
ere's a standing in line at Starbucks,
.ss fac- you're certain that that saucy
little barista was giving you the
S along once over while foaming your
Gator. latte. Thoughts of what you
and the Starbucks Siren could
ew, ac- do with a bottle of sugar-free
self ", hazelnut syrup gives you
goose bumps.
Or there's that frat-tastic
stud who offers you his seat on
the bus. He rises with a smile. You sit with
a coy "thank you," and you're rewarded
with his plaid short-covered bulge swaying
inches from your face with each of the bus's
meandering turns. What is in actuality a
perfectly average-looking guy holding onto
the ceiling bar suddenly bears remarkable


semblance to Brad Pitt, hanging by his bulg-
ing biceps in the doorway in "Fight Club."
It's football season, and testosterone
levels are peaking. The temperature is ris-
ing, and inhibitions, along with panties, are
dropping rapidly. In the words of Lloyd
Christmas from "Dumb And Dumber,"
"The beer is flowing like wine, and you're
not getting any less hot." There are no cur-
fews, and after a few shots there won't be
any guilt, either.
This semester, have fun, but don't forget
to breathe and definitely don't forget to
wrap it up. Give your ravenous sex drive at
least until Drop/Add is over before jump-
ing into any pre-ordered extra-long twin
sheets. With your college career-beginning,
cruising along or sadly ending, the excite-
ment will make even the creepy teaching
assistant with the mushroom-like odor and
question-mark-shaped mole on his lip seem
attractive. Take it.from me, no matter where
you are, there's still plenty of time to make
the best mistakes of your life.
Stephanie Dunn is a senior majoring in
journalism and English.


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*SICK OF SHARING A BATHROOM?*
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2Br/2Ba flats, *3Br/3Ba townhms
FREE Tanning, WID, 24hr gym
PC Lab, Gated, All Amenities, Pt Friendly
Leasing for FALL*377-2777
12-10-74-1

$466 INCLUSIVE!
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Luxury 3's and 4's
Inclusive 3's-$509; 4's-$466.\
FREE Cable, Tanning, Alarms, W/D.
HUGE 2/2.5 Townhomes $520
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12-10-74-1

The Crossing at Santa Fe
$484 $509 Gets you all this!
Furnished, Free Ethernet, Free Cable &
Utilities, W/D, Events,
Roommate Matching! 379-9300
12-10-74-1

FREE Wii & $450 CASH BACK
OR Get a Dell Laptop
OR Rents as low as $437 for 4/4's
$467 for 3/3's & $557 for 212's
Sign at Lexington Today!
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352-373-9009
12-10-74-1
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beds www.octagonbeach.com 813-760-6369
bicycle cruisers, boogieboards, fishing poles
incl. FULLY STOCKED: as low as $177 9-
18-70-1


For Rent
furnished

$AVE YOUR CA$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 12-10-74-1

Room Available: Huge master suite in large
home. Pool community near UF/VA. Non-
smoking professional only. Utils, internet,
cable TV & garage. Kitchen & laundry avail.
$525/mo. Call 219-3410 8-29-30-1

*. .. LAMANCHA CONDOS ****
Walk to campus 4BR/1.5BA. Individual
leases, all utilities, cable, & internet in-
cluded $350/mo. Call 352-278-9347. Go to
www.lamanchacondos.com for more info.
9-5-19-1

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 8-28-08-
14-1

Countryside @ University 4BR/4BA Condo.,
2 rms avail. 1 yr lease. 8/1/08 -7/31/09. TV, W/
D, intemet cable access, pool, gym, on bus rt.
$450/mo/rm. $300 dep N/C forAug. 386-445-
0043 Francine or Tony, frannyro@cfl.rr.com
8-29-08-13-1

COUNTRYSIDE AT UNIVERSITY CONDO
4BR/4BA, 3BR/3BA available. 1 year lease.
Includes W/D. $425/mo per room. 352-870-
0242, 352-494-1891 8-29-08-11-1

4BR/4BA Furnished condo. Walk to UF. Only
2 blocks from campus. Utils, W/D, Cable,
Internet incl. 4 rooms available now, $575/mo
each. (954) 821-6228 8-29-08-10-1

$300/4BR/2BA Walking Distance To UF
Campus. Furnished, 3rd floor condominium
at Univ. Commons. Rms are on individual
leases & locks. Washer & dryer, full kitchen,
private balcony, 2 Free HBO Channels, free
intemet. $200 deposit, each room.
Call Brad: 813-854-5628 8-29-08-7-1

FREEAPARTMENT-ALACHUA
in return for part time care of horses/dogs.
Horse experience a must. 352 281 9549
8-29-08-5-1

Looking for roommate to share co-ed 4bdr/
4bath unit in new complex on NW 13th St.
$595 includes all. JNS2589@aol.com 8-
29-5-1


For Rent
furnished

2/1 Completely furnished, Kit. & appliances
like new, custom bath, laundry rm. incl. W/D,
parquet wd floors, window treatments. 1 mile
to shopping/Shands/UF. Sorry, no pets. Avail
9/01/08. $835/mo. Call Joe 727-423-9463
9-4-08-12-1

ROOM IN FULLY FURNISHED NEW
HOUSE. $350/mo, split utils 4 ways. 1 mile
from SFCC. Lula @ 352-283-9905 9-15-
15-1

*Windsor** Park*. 2BR/2BA Furnished Unit.
New W/D. clubhouse, fitness & business/
computer center. Cable/Internet included.
$580/ea. Ready for occupancy. No pets.
(786) 554-1754 or windsor715@gmail.com
9-23-08-20-1

La Mancha 914 SW 8th Ave.
Furnished BR for rent 2 blocks from Uf/
Shands Free Cable, utilities, internet, secu-
rity, pool 352-284-7304 9-8-08-10-1

Room(s) for rent 3 BR/2 BA house close to
campus. Large living room, garage, washer
and dryer. Year lease. From $350 plus utili-
ties. AVAILABLE NOW. Call Alvaro for info
305-395-0933 9-2-08-5-1

Ivy House: single room w/ parking space
Located 10 steps from sorority row. Rent is
$735 plus $40.00 a month for parking space
(optional). For more information, call (561)
262-3285, or kellypjacobson@ufl.edu 9-
5-08-8-1


$400..4BDRM/4BTH NEAR UF/SHANDS
INC UTIL..NEAR POOL..FRESH PAINT
CLEAN..READY TO MOVE IN..W/D CALL
RON 561-441-0700.RONGO66@MSN.COM
9-3-08-5-1

Female roommate wanted for a furnished 1
bed/1 bath in a 3/2 with own washer/dryer,
wifi, and utilities for $550 a month in Campus
Edge. Short walk to Shands and SW Rec,
contact moni7089@yahoo.com for more info
9-4-08-5-1


2bd/2ba Townhome in gated community
cable, alarm, washer/dryer, garage, gym,
pool, tennis, etc. ONLY $950/mo. AVAILABLE
NOW! Call 352.871.3890
Keller Williams Gainesville Realty 9-4-08-
5-1


For Rent
unfurnished

QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1BR apt. $375/mo.
*1BR cottage $435/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901. 12-10-08-74-2
2 BR MIDTOWN HOUSES
1 Month Free $500 Siging Bonus!
**$0 Move in fees"
$400/person Free Parking Across from UF!
374-7777 CollegeParkUF.com
12-10-08-74-2

*LYONS SPECIAL*
$99 1st month's rent 377-8797
12-10-08-74-2
1 & 2 BR's-HUGE! FREE RENT!
NO MOVE IN FEES! ** 1 MONTH FREE!
1 BR *732 SF ONLY $655
2 BR* 1050 SF ONLY $730
Water/Sewer Included! 335-7275
12-10-08-74-2
LOVE GOING OUT DOWNTOWN?
Luxury apartments with the best location!
Studios*1/1*2/2*3/3 Townhouses!
W/D*Alarm*Pets OK*1 mile to UF
GREAT LEASING SPECIALS! 338-0002
12-10-74-2
Apartments off SW 20th Ave.' Close to
shopping, bus line and a few miles from UF.
Price range $445 to $665. Includes water,
sewer, garbage and pest control. Sorry no
pets allowed. Call 335-7066 Mon-Fri. 12-
10-08-74-2
1 BR'sl NO FEES! FREE RENT!
* 1 MONTH FREE / NO FEES!
* 1 br ONLY $560!
* Walk/Bike to UF Pets loved
* Quiet Pools 372-7555
12-10-08-74-2

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 12-10-08-74-2
Calling all Cooks!l!
We have 1/is @ $649 with a
HUGE kitchen, pantry & breakfast bar!
Spacious bedroom w/ walk-in closet!
Pinetreegardens.com*376-4002
12-10-74-2
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 12-10-08-74-2


For Rent
unfurnished

*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
12-10-74-2


r* ELLIE'S HOUSES **
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
352-215-4990 12-10-71-2

3 BR ACROSS FROM UF
*'1 MONTH FREE RENT**
"$0 Move in fees"
*$335/person FREE PARKING
371-0769 CollegeParkUF.com
"1 MONTH FREE RENT"*
12-10-08-74-2


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12-10-08-74-2

2 BR's now just $730
PLUS One Month Free
Great location behind Butler Plaza
Pool*Gym*Clubhouse* Pet Friendly
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12-10-08-74-2

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3 Sublease
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6 Furnishings
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9 Bicycles
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11 Motorcycles, Mopeds
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13 Wanted
14 Help Wanted
15 Services


16 Health Services
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i For Rent
unfurnished

Bivens Cove HUGE Specials for Fallllll
2BR-$399/person, 3BR-$316/person,
FREE TANNING TWO POOLS!
W/D in select units.
Call or Come by Today! 376-2507
12-10-08-74-2

Going, Going, almost Gonel
Huge 1,2&3 Beds*one Month FREE
We love betsl*Cable
Full W/D*Tanning*Pool
Call Now for Free Intemet: 372-8100
12-10-74-2

A,- The Boardwalk-
CALL FOR FALL SPECIALSIII
1BR-$649, 2BR-$385/pers 3BR-$320/pers
GREAT Bus Route, POOL, FREE Tanning!
Call or Stop by Today!!! 377-7401
12-10-08-74-2


FREE RENT!!
1,2 & 4 bed for imm. or fall
FREE Alarm*FREE UF Parking
Pets Welcome
Close to everything!
Call for specials 332-7401
12-10-74-2


PARKINGINGO*
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 12-10-08-74-2

Your Mom
wants you to live here
1,2, or3BR
*Great Deals*
Pet friendly, Gated
(352)372-0400
12-10-74-2

$1500 & $1750 back
Close to UF Tanning, 3 Pools
24 hr gym, game room
B-ball, V-ball & Tennis courts.
352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com
12-10-74-2

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATE I
2's from $393/person
1's from $529
Quiet community, close to Butler Plaza
Hidden Village Apts. 376-1248
12-10-08-74-2

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 Intemet Pkgs Available!
Luxury 2/2.5 Spacious Townhomes
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route! 2 Miles to UF
12-10-74-2

AS BIG AS A HOUSE!
Huge 4BR TH W/D inc.
FREE UF Parking*FREE Gym
Call for specials 332-7401 12-10-74-2

FREE Wii & $450 CASH BACK
OR Get a Dell Laptop
OR Rents as low as $437 for 4/4's
$467 for 3/3's & $557 for 2/2's
Sign at Lexington Today!
Don't Miss Out on the Best Year Everl
www.lexingtoncrossinguf.com
352-373-9009
12-10-74-2

A LOT for a LITTLE
HUGE & COZY 1 & 3 Beds
One Month FREE No move-in fees
W/D*Close to campus
Call now: 372-8100* We love pets!
12-10-74-2

ONE-DERFULI
Cozy Studios From $645
Spacious 1/1's From $825
"fe Perfect Downtown Location
GREAT LEASING SPECIALS
Why have Roommates? 338-0002
12-10-74-2

MUSEUM WALK
Gainesville's Best Kept Secret
Leasing for Fall & NOW!
Luxury 2/2 TH
FREE Cable, FREE Tanning, FREE Alarms
,- Walk to UF *379-WALK
12-10-74-2 .


For Rent
unfurnished

WALK TO UF & Save $$$!
No Move-in Fees, FREE RENT
2br/lba from $770
Wood floors availl Pets loved!
FREE Parkingl 372-7111
12-10-08-74-2

LAKEWOOD VILLAS
Large 1,2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans;
Furniture Packages Inc. Washer/Dryer;
Workout Rm, Tennis Court; Swimming Pool;
Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
700 SW 62nd Blvd 877-781-8314
www.lakewoodvilllas.com
12-10-08-74-2


SPYGLASS *
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages,
Incl Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Intemet;
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 10-5:30, Sat 11-2
701 SW 62nd Blvd 888-267-5078
www.spyglassapts.com
12-10-08-74-2

ARBOR
1 mo. FREE RENT
1BR/1BA starting at $655
Close to UF & Shands
2411 SW 35th PI
866-650-8069
M-F 9-6, Sat. 10-2
12-10-08-74-2

ACROSS FROM UF!
No Move-in Fees! FREE rent!
Studios $499, includes electric!
Pets loved. Wood floors available
372-7111 Collegemanor.org
12-10-08-74-2

NEW VISIONS SOUTH
LUXURY APTS
Walk to UF from sorority row
Gourmet kitchen, W/D, Tile,
Alarm, Spacious, Student friendly de-
sign. IBR/I1BA $999,
212.5 Townhouse $1499
Gore-Rabell Real Estate
378-1387 www.gore-rabell.com
12-10-08-74-2

SPREAD OUT
In 1096 sq. ft of our 3/2!
D/W*walk-in cliset*vanity
Pool*tennis/bball cts*alarm
$945 -just $315 p/person!
Pinetreegardens.com*376-4002
12-10-74-2

BEAUTIFULAND LUXURIOUS
Ceramic tile, maple cabinets, TV in Kitchen
Huge Scr. Porches, W/D, Walk-in Closets
Only 1.5 miles to UF
2/2's & 3/3's Starting at $500/per person
Hidden Lake 374-FUNN 12-10-74-2

1 MONTH FREE 2 BR STEPS FROM UF
$0 MOVE IN FEES $500 Signing Bonusl
From $420/person FREE PARKING
WD Avail*Wood Floor Avail*Pool*Pets Loved
CollegeParkUF.com 371-7777
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TWO BLOCKS TO UFI
MIDTOWN 1 Bedrooms From $605
$0 MOVE IN FEES I MONTH FREEII
FREE PARKINGII
371-0769 CollegeParkUF.com
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Save Gas & Walk to UF!
1brs from $599 150 ft from UF!
$0 move-in fees + 1 month FREE!
FREE parking Pets Welcome!
372-7111 CollegeManor.org
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FREE RENTIII!
MIDTOWN 1BRs, 2BRs and 3BRs
Steps to UF, FREE PARKING!
*$0 Move in fees* 1 MONTH FREE*
371-7777 CollegeParkUF.com
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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
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Whispering Pines, brand new units
convenient to'hospitals and vet school,
2br/2ba, fully equipped kitchen, ice-
maker, washer and dryer, monitored
alarm system, $1000/mo, now renting for
summer/fall semesters, ask about 1 mo free!
www.edbaurmanagement.com
1731 NW6th St. 375-7104 x113
12-10-74-2

AVAILABLE NOW& FALL
Walk to UF 1BR, $425-$785
2BR $575- $1000
Gore-Rabell Real Estate
378-1387 www.gore-rabell.com
12-10-08-74-2

Action Real Estate Services
Houses to Condos
1-4 BR, Starting at $450
www.action-realtors.com
352-331-1133
12-10-74-2

Hate your roommates?
Luxury 1/1 @ $733
No fees Move in TODAY!
352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com
12-10-74-2


PET'S PARADISE
$375 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR,
privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 9-8-
08-61-2

The Best Apartment
No Fees, up to $1750 back
Minutes to UF
1/1, 2/2, & 3/3 move in today!
352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com
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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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FREE Wii & $450 CASH BACK
OR Get a Dell Laptop
OR Rents as low as $437 for 4/4's
$467 for 3/3's & $557 for 2/2's
Sign at Lexington Today!
Don't Miss Out on the Best Year Ever!
www.lexingtoncrossinguf.com
352-373-9009
12-10-74-2

2 MONTHS FREE
TOTALLY RENOVATED!!
1BR. Villas
*No roommate hassles*
Courtney Greens Villas 375-3077
www.gremco.com 12-10-74-2

*Walk to UF, 3BD/2BA@
3 Blocks to Norman Hall
Historic, Stone Duplex
Newly Remodeled
WD, HVAC, Pet Friendly
$1350/mo
352-375-8256
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Sign today and pay No Move In Fees
3/3's $1299 and 2/2's $1099
Our apartments offer cable w/HBO &
Showtime, Internet, 24 hour maintenance,
sparkling pool, tanning bed, & 24 hour gym.
Call Now for limited time offers
352-374-FUNN (3966)
12-10-74-2

APTS for rent close to UF!
www.merrillmanagement.net
Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 x10 8-29-37-2


For Rent
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2BR 1BAApts $575/Mo
5 BIks to UF, Central H &Air
Laundry Fac. Carpet, Pets Allowed.
Can do a lease Thru
Dec, April, May, June or July
829 Sw 5th Avenue
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 8-29-30-2


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Live at The Links at Haile Plantation:
Beautiful 3br/2ba condo avail now- for
$1295/mo-Securtiy Dep $800; unit has
fireplace, screened porch, W/D and cov-
ered garage. Resident will have access
to pool, gym, clubhouse. Unit # T-118.
www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th
Street 375-7104 X110 12-10-74-2


ENJOY YOUR OWN BATH!
3BR/3BA homes off of SW 34th Str
Close to UF. W/D incl
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-74-2

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 12-10-74-2


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 NW 6th
Street 375-7104 X110 12-10-74-2


II Starting @ $450/moll
Individual leses avail for
4bd condos and townhouses.
Some units offer utiltiy packages
Call Campus REalty 352-692-3800
Rental.campusrealtygroup.com
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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
4BR14BA 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
12-10-08-74-2

"WALK TO UF**
3 and 4 bd houses avail now.
Starting @ $1450/mo.
Call Campus Realty @ 352-692-3800
Rentals.campusrealtygroup.com
8-29-28-2

*2 Story Townhouse"
Large 2bd/2.5ba unit available
A must see at $1000/mo.
Call Campus Realty 352-692-3800
Rentals.campusrealtygroup.com
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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
12-10-74-2

New & Nice! Close to UF
3 bed 3 bath on Williston Rd.
Gorgeous home w/everything!
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-74-2

AUGUST FREE! CASABLANCA WEST
2 BR. 2.5 BA townhouses,
w/d hookups, pool, ceramic tile, $815/rent
2735 SW 35th Place #904
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 8-29-
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BIKE TO UF/WALK TO DOWNTOWN
Large 5 BR house in historic Duckpond,
wood floors, w/d hookups, $1895/rent
406 NE 7th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 8-29-
26-2

MARCHWOODI AUGUST FREE!
2 BR 2 BA townhouse,
New flooring & paint, w/d hookups,
Vaulted ceilings, pool, $775/rent
4385 SW 20th Lane
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 8-29-
26-2

WALK TO UFI 3BR 2 BA, new flooring
Before move-in! vaulted ceilings, garage,
Washer/dryer, $1600/rent, 2624 NW 4th Ave
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 8-29-
26-2

CLOSE TO OAKS MALLI 3 BR 2 BA,
New ceramic tile & paint, carport, w/d
Hkups, $925/rent, 1410 NW 55th Terr
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 8-29-
26-2

BRIGHTON PARK 2BR 2.5BA townhouse,
separate dining, high ceilings, Jacuzzi tub,
pool, $895/rent, 4415 SW 34th St. #609
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEsstate.com 8-29-
26-2


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HISTORIC DOWNTOWN 1st Month FREE
3 BR 2 BA Duplex, wood floors, lawn/water
included, Washer/dryer, $1025/rent,
220 SE 8th St #2
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 8-29-
26-2


1 BLOCK FROM NORMAN HALL
2BR/1BA, 2 story duplex. Wood & ceramic
tile floors, updated kitchen, appliances incl
W/D, privacy fenced backyard. Pets ok.
Reserved parking at front door. Owner pays
water $825/mo. Call Carol 352-377-3852 9-
4-08-23-2

BIKE TO CAMPUS! AUGUST FREE!
2 BR 1.5 BA townhouseS,
Ceramic tile, newer carpet, w/d hkups,
$675-695/rent, 3925 SW 26th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 8-29-
26-2


DUCKPOND! Super cute 2 BR 1 BA house,
Carport, CH/AC, w/d hkups, $925/rent
738 NE 8th Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 8-29-
26-2


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
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WINDMEADOWS
*LIMITED TIME SPECIAL!!!

Effective 8/1/08 -

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

Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-6, Sun 11-5
3700 Windmeadows Blvd -
Behind Butler Plaza. 352-373-3558

*Special may be renewed weekly. Check
with Windmeadows each week to ensure
special is still running.
12-10-08-74-2

Homestead Apartments
Aug & Sept free on our 1BR & 2BR/1 BA
$139 moves you in
1 & 2 BDs starting from $699
Please call (352) 376-0828
gremco.com 12-10-74-2

Pinerush Villas
Aug/Sept FREE
$139 moves you in
1 & 2 BDs starting from $539
Please call (352) 375-1519
gremco.com 12-10-74-2

Sundown Apartments
First month free
$139 moves you in
Studio apts starting from $499
Please call (352) 377-2596
gremco.com 12-10-74-2

GREAT STUDENT RENTALS
WALKING DISTANCE TO UF
Starting @ $299. Per month
Call 352-692-3800 or visit our website @
http://rentals.campusrealtygroup.com
8-29-08-17-2

Bike to UF, NW 3br home on quiet
deadend street, wood floors, beauti-
ful great room, 2 car garage, $1550.
www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th
Street 375-7104 12-10-74-2

Quiet Area Near Duck Pond
2 Bed, 1 Bath w Washer Dryer, Pets OK,
$650, August 1st. Call Jeffrey @ 352-246-
5801 8-29-08-17-2


Available August 1st, 2/1 Downtown for
$799/Month PET FRIENDLY. Plenty of park-
ing ,NO TOWING! Call John at 213-8417 or
email JohnOdd24@yahoo.com for pictures
and more information,
7-29-08-7-2

BIKE TO UF
4BR/3BA, over 2000 sf, nice area 1 mi to
UF. 2816 W Univ Ave. $1550/mo. 1st, last.
mo & 1 mo SD 376-6183, 352-327-2931
9-5-08-12-2

Great Location near UF
Large 3BD/2BA home, w/wd
Lawn service, screens porch
2041 NW 7th Place $1400/mo
Union Properties 352.373,7578
www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-74-2

CASABLANCA EAST
2BD/1.5 BA$ 725/mo
Pets OK w/fee
Union Properties 352.373.7578
www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-74-2

GO GATORSI
Enjoy ample parking onsite
Walk to campus, w/d hook-ups
2BR/1.5BA 1433 NW 3rd Ave $975/mo
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgaineesville.com 12-10-74-2

3BR 2BA Home with Family Room
Central H &Air, Washer/Dryer
Nice Large Home $1275/mo.
2320 NW 16th Ave
Merill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 8-29-16-2

AFFORDABLE RENT 2BR 2BA mobile
Home, split plan, large living room, w/d hk-
ups, Close to Butler Plaza,
$695/rent, 6723 SW 54th Ave
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 8-29-
16-2


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REMODELED 2BR 1BA duplex,
Biking distance to UF, ceramic tile, fenced
yard, Pets considered, $650/rent,
2644-B SW 31st Place
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 8-29-
16-2

1st MONTH FREE! 3BR 2BA,
Living & family room, 2 bonus rooms,
w/d hkups, fireplace, $1095/rent,
3305 NW 46th PI
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 8-29-
16-2

READY FOR MOVE-INII 2BR 1BA, new
flooring/paint, w/d hkups, CH/AC, courtyard,
$575/rent,
535-B NW 26th Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEState.com 8-29-
16-2

Executice- New Home never lived in-3/2,only
blocks from Shands & U of F. No smoking
no pets. 1st and security required. Available
Aug. $1900/Mo. Call Gary 352-258-9116 8-
29-08-15-2
$AVE MONEY*$AVE GAS
50 NEW Scooters Availablel!
4BR RMMTE MATCH from $399/mo
includes Cable w/HBO Full Size W/D, DW,
Pool, Gym, PC Lab & More
www.ucommonscondos.com 352.377.6700
8-29-08-15-2

***4BR/2BA HISTORIC HOUSE***
10 blocks to UF. Near downtown. High ceil-
ing, wood floor, cent A/C, W/D, tons of char-
acter. Avail Now 237 SW 4th Ave. $980/mo
352-214-9270 12-10-08-74-2

1 BD/1 BA CONDO GREAT LOCATION
Close to campus and Shands. W/D included
Huge walk-in closet.$800/mo.
-AVAILABLE NOW
321-543-8142 billdodds@earthlink.net.
8-29-08-14-02

Bike to UF, 3BR/2BA, on quiet dead
end street, wood floors, 2 car garage,
washer/dryer, & yard care. Nice! $1400/mo.
www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th
Street 352-375-7104 12-10-74-2

Across from campus, brand new
apt.units, 2br/2ba, security, wa/dr, 1185 Sw
9th rd., $1000, 375-0048 8-29-08-14-2
WALK TO SHANDSIUF.
Affordable and quiet 2/2 located at
Campus Edge. Wood floors,
upgraded cabinets, washer and dryer.
Call now for special pricing 954-325-6375
8-29-14-2

2BR/1BA near UF & Shands
Large, quiet, very private
$695, see www.mamasoes.com/apt
for video and photos
9-25-08-31-2

Near UF, available now. 3/2 house with
large living area and yard, window A/C, W/D
hookups, yard service included, off street
parking. 414 NW 10th St. $1000 per mo.
Edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th St.
375-7104 12-10-74-2

Horse Barn & Mobile Home: 6 mi to UF, 2
brdroom, one bath, washer/dryer/ screened
porch/fenced yard. 10 stall bam,padded
stalls,automatic waterers, hay bar, round
pen, arena, grassy paddocks. Deposit and
references required. CALL 352-376-8792
8-29-08-12-2

Near Oaks Mall
2BR 2BA Condo in Timberway
Central H &Air, Carpet $750/Mo
3317 NW 51st Terrace
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 8-
29-12-2

We've Rolled Back the Pricesl
$450/mo 1BD/1BA close to UF
Windsor Terrace Apts.
3520 SW 20th Avenue
Union Properties 352-373-7578 12-10-74-2

HARDWOOD FLOORS
Adorable & Remodeled
2BD/1BA $995/mo W/D incl.
Near Norman & Sorority Row
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-74-2


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One BR apt. for rent. 1 person, 1 car, no
smoking, no pets, no fleas. It is small but has
it all. All util. pd. $360/MO, unfurnished. Call
Charlie "Whitey" Webb. 375-4373,,Stop by
1215 NE 20th Ave. 8-29-12-2

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
8-28-10-2

LAW SCHOOL 5 MINUTE WALK-
3BR/1BA, cent AC/Heat, carport, garage,
remodeled kitchen. $1250/mo. Ist/last/sec.
Avail 8/15. 106 NW 25th St. 363-0658 8-
29-08-11-2

$1200/TOWNHOUSE IN
MEADOWBROOKE FOR RENT
This is a charming 2br, 2ba end unit town-
house w/ garage on the fairway. Just minutes
from the mall, Santa Fe College and UF.
Gated community, quiet neighborhood which
is great for grad students and families. 1165
Square feet, granite countertops, like new
appliances, w/d included if needed, energy
star home, security system available, access
to clubhouse, exercise room and golf course.
352 538-3952 8-28-08-10-2

NW 39th Ave. Fancy Ig 2/2 + loft (3rd BR).
Open, bright, costly laminated wood look-
ing firs. $765-$775. Add new ceramic tile fir.
$900. Nice 2/2 gated patio, trees $650-670.
On bus rt. Good area. 373-8310 / 219-3937
9-5-13-2

READY TO MOVE IN Today!!

Rocky Point
1,2,3 Bedrooms
3100 SW 35th Place
352-376-1619

Archer Woods
1,2, Bedrooms
3020 SWArcher Rd
352-373-8727

Country Gardens
1&2 Bedrooms
2001 SW 16th St.
352-373-4500
8-29-08-10-2

HISTORIC HOUSES
3BR/1BA, high ceilings, porch, wd firs. 923
SE 4th St. near S. Main. $1100/mo. 3BR
Bungelow, NE 10th st. oak firs, Irg yrd. $875/
mo. No dogs. sallygville@aol.com 378-3704
8-29-10-2

2BR/2BA Fully Renovated. All new appli-
ances, tile and wood floors, etc. Gated com-
munity minutes from Shands/UF campus.
Amenities include pool and racquetball court.
875/month 305-992-5375 9-8-14-2

3/2 house 1 ml from UF stadium 3025
UniversityAve. Must see layout! Huge screen
room on back of house. Fenced backyard.
Pets ok. Reduced $1,450/mo. Call 407-353-
0564 9-5-13-2


Lg.2/2 for rent. Bdrms 13x19
Sparrow Condo SW 75th Street
dep$700.00/ $775.00 monthly
Bus line/Mall/Good schools
262-7979 10-1-08-30-2


1 BLOCK NORMAN HALL/1.5 BLK to UF
3BR/1BTH Living rm, dining rm, wash/dryer,
sunroom, parking included, owner pays wa-
ter 12 mo lease avail-8/1
call 352-224-8460 $1500 9-2-08-10-2

VICTORIA STATION
2 Bedroom/2 1/2 bath Condo, upstairs
and downstairs, washer and dryelTpool in
complex, great condition, intemet access
included. 518-859-9258 8-29-08-9-2

HUGE 2 BR 1 BA
Ask about 1 month FREE RENT
W/D hookups. Pets OK
Walk to Vet School
$700 mo. Move in today!
866-747-8314 CMC LLLP
Lic. Real Estate Broker
Equal Housing Oppty.
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SAVE Money Miami Style New Tiled
2/2 Duplex vaulted ceiling, central heat, air
W/D H/U, close to UF/Mall, Private Backyard
$675/rri Call 352-374-4216 for app. 8-29-
08-8-2

3BR/2BA in Springtree. All appliances,
fenced backyard, garage, covered patio.
Nice. $1100/mo. $1100 sec. dep. 538-9829.
Available Now. 8-29-08-7-2

GREAT LOCATION. $650, 1 BR WITH
LARGE STUDY, 1 BLOCK SHANDSI
CAMlUS,SOME UTILS,(352) 376 0080,
(352)284 3873. NO DOGS 9-18-08-20-2

Adorable Vintage Home in Williston 3BR,
1.5 BA, indoor laundry, completely remod-
eled, backporch overlooking woods, walking
distance to town and schools, no smoking or
pets $750 mo.(352)339-0634 8-29-08-8-2

Beautiful home in Haile Plantation 3BR 2BA
2 car garage, culdesac, 1770 sq ft, tiled
screened porch, split br plan open with vault-
ed ceilings, no smoking or pets. $1500/mo.
Call(352)339-0634 8-29-08-8-2

Room for rent in 4br 2 bath home off williston
Road. Only 2 miles fron UF and 1.5 miles
from 1-75. $295 a month plus utilities Please
call 727-430-1490 9-4-10-2

Charming 3b/1b House, quiet country set-
ting, close to town (5min to dwtn, 10min to
UF). Wood firs, screen porch, cent H/AC,
W/D. No smokrs. Avail 8/15. $700/mo. 375-
6854. Grad student or professional prfd.
8-28-08-5-2

Minutes to UF, Shands VA Hosp & UF horse
farm. 4Br/2Ba home open floor plan, screen
patio, huge oaks and privacy fenced back-
yard $1250/mo. Friendly pets ok 262-9131
9-5-08-10-2

Fabulous 3 BD/2.5 BA townhome
w/garage. Clean & bright, w/pool,
tennis, W/D. Near UF, Oaks
mall, and bus line. $1400/mo.
Call 352-246-7712. 8-28-08-5-2

SPRINGTREE 2BR/2BA, in quiet NW
neighborhood, garage; W/D, fireplace,
cathedral ceiling, A/C & fans throughout,
encl. porch, $875/mo + 1 mo sec. dep. ph #
333-1990. 8-28-08-5-2

Beautiful 3/3 in Rockwood Villas, you will
need to fumish your room. Rent is 400 plus
1/3 utilities. There is a washer and dryer in
the townhouse with NEW paint, carpet, tile
and appliances. Please call Lena at 941-302-
0582 ASAP. 8-28-5-2

2 BR 1 BA Duplex 6 Blks to UF
Central H& Air $600/Mo
605 NW 13th Terrace
Call'Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 8-29-6-2

3BR 2BA Home with Family Room
Central H & Air, Washer/Dryer,
Nice Large Home $1275/Mo
2320 NW 16th Avenue
Call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494
8-29-6-2


PICK WICK PARK
2BR 1 V2 BA Condo
#1005 4411 SW 34th St.
$700/Mo, new carpet, new tile,
1000 sq. ft. Pool, Clubhouse
etc. Call Merrill Management Inc
352-372-1494 8-29-12-2


2br/1ba units located steps away from UF at
1215 SW 4th Ave. House is separated into
upstairs and down units: tile floors, wooden
accented interiors; decaled parking spaces
inc. w/rent; access to laundry facilities for
residents. $625/mo, Security $650
www.edbaurmanagement.com- 1731 NW 6
Street- 375-7104 12-10-74-2

2br/llt-at NE Blvd Apts-high ceilings and
wooden floors make this unit an excellent
student rental: close to dwntwn and laun-
dry facility on site; ample parking; $625/
mo,Security $650
www.edbaurmanagement.com-1731 NW 6th
Street- 375-7104 12-10-74-2

Across from SFCC-2br/1ba has a lot of
upgrades in kitchen, good paint job, W/D
incl. storage area on bckprch for bikes etc;
$650/ri4 security $800; 3143 NW 79th Ct
www.edbaurmanagement.com-1731 NW 6th
Street-375-7104 12-10-74-2


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2br/2ba twnhs, loft style-Rockwood Villas
#824 SW 55th Terr, Close to Oaks Mall,
and on bus route. Unit is spacious and has
Ig walk-in closet upstairs; W/d incl; New
Dishwasher, screen back porch; pet friendly;
$800/mo, Security $750
www.edbaurmanagement.com-1731 NW 6th
Street-375-7104 12-10-74-2

2br/2.5 ba twnhs at Hailey Forest just west
of 1-75, live near all the amenities of Archer
Road, also on bus route; unit has only been
rented once, almost brand new; has W/D
hkps and nice appliances; no pets or smok-
ers; one month FREE RENT w/signed lease;
$975/mo, Security $1000
www.edbaurmanagement.com-1731 NW 6th
Street-375-7104 12-10-74-2

Live at The Links at Haile Plantation:
Spacious 3br/2ba units avail now: nice
appliances- W/D hkps, AA-155-new paint
throughout; $1150/mo Security Dep $800;
This is an end unit w/ screened porch. Unit
U-124-$1100/mo-$800; Both units have golf
course view; Residents will have access to
pool, gym, clubhousre
www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th
Street 375-7104 x110 12-10-74-2

RENT REDUCED-3br/2ba 1100 sq ft home
in Palmetto Creek; totally new paint, new
carpet; firepl; 2 car garg, W/D hkps; fenced
bkyrd; MUST SEE; $1000/mo, security $500
www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th
Street 375-7104 12-10-74-2

HURRY, HORSE PROPERTY. 2BR/1BA
cottage, lakefront views, 20 acres, fenced,
adjoins Gothe State Forest. 330-329-8834.
Email writer777@att.net. Riding trails, 15 mi
from campus, 1.5 mi dirt driveway. 9-8-10-2

Condo 2/1 Brandywine Old Archer Rd. Like
New. Call to see @813-924-7192. Avail now.
$650 per month, includes water. Laundry
Room, Pool, Rec Room on premises. Quiet.
No Pets. 8-29-08-5-2

Move In Now!
2 bed/2.5 bath condo in Kensington North
(SW 20th Ave) avail, for $900/mth. Internet
included. Call Tarah at 941-705-0778. 8-
29-5-2

MONTICELLO CONDO
2BR/2BA/1 CAR GARAGE, pool & tennis
court privileges, across from GHFC, $1100/
mo. Call 331-6872 9-8-08-10-2

HOUSE 4BR/2BA 2000 sq ft. Central heat/
air. Wood floor, tile, carpet in bedrooms.
Garage plus 2 car carport. 1105 NW 14th
Ave. $1300/mo Andree Realty 375-2900
9-30-08-26-2

One Bedroom/One Bath in Campus Point.
Located a block from UF and Shands.
Washer and Dryer included. Rent is $650 a
month. Contact Luke Brantley 352-359-0711
for showing. 9-4-8-2

4BR/3BA HOME
3000 sq ft, 1 mile to UF. $2200/mo. 352-213-
3943 8-29-5-2

Rocky Point
376-1619

2/2 Furnished
$824 mo

2/2 w/washer dryer &
Aug/Sept rent free
950 sq ft
$899
Pets welcome
9-8-08-10-2

Large house for rent: 3bd/2ba, wood/tile firs,
fenced bk yd, Ig Ivrm, Ig fmlyrm, scrn porch,
cent h/ac, w/d, 10 min to UF. Non-smkrs.
1140 NE 10th Ave. $900/mo, 375-6854. 8-
29-08-5-2

MILL RUN CONDO
Nice place, close to campus. 2Br/1.5BA ap-
prox 1000 sq ft. W/D hk-up. Below market
rent $695/mo. Avail now. Call 352-359-8311
9-30-26-2

Rockwood Villas Rooms Available. Three
bedrooms with their private bathrooms. Each
room is very spacious(12'x11') with large
closets. The living and dinning rooms are
furnished. Rent is only $400 doesn't include
utilities. Eddy @305-298-0033. 8-29-5-2


For Rent
unfurnished


BIKE TO UF
Avail now. 2/1 house. Fenced yard, W/D. Look
at 711 NW 8th St, then call 352-215-8744
$60y0/mo. 9-3-08-7-2

WALK TO UF! 2 r ms avail asap in 4 br
house. Female only. Indoor wash/dry, huge
backyard, screen porch, pets negotiable.
$395/mo, 813-295-3010. 9-3-7-2

2 bed/2.5 bath renovated townhouse in Mill
Run. 1 mile to UF. On bus rt. Sm fenced yard.
W/D. Stainless apple. Tile 1st fl/laminate 2nd
fl. Pool. Pets ok. $800/m. 352-378-8537 8-
29-08-5-2

REDUCED CLOSE TO CAMPUS
3BR/1BA, W/D in house, carport, tile, well
kept, August FREE. 352-335-3787 8-29-
08-5-2

Lofts Oasis Unique "Urban Style Loft Living"
less than 2 miles from Shands and UF
campus! Close to shopping, entertainment
and on bus line. Perfect for the young profes-
sional or serious student! 2 and 3 bedroom
unitsavailable, starting at $1,000/month. See
pictures and more info at www.edbaurmanag
ement.com 1731 NW6th Street (352) 375-
7104 x105 12-10-74-2

House near UF 3/2 house just blocks from
UF! Plenty of parking, WD hookups, fenced
yard. Available NOW! See pictures and
more info at www.edbaurmanagement.com
-(352) 375-7104 x105 12-10-74-2

Mallorca Square 2/2.5 spacious condo
near shopping, movie theatre, hospi-
tals and UF. $1050/month Available
NOW! See pictures and more info at
www.edbaurmanagement.com (352) 375-
7104 x113 12-10-74-2

LAKE HOUSE FOR RENT
$400/mo + utils. 1 year lease. Must be signed,
no negotiations. $25 application fee. Contact:
egonskinny@gmail.com 9-30-25-2

$550 2/1 Cottages $650 Lrg 2Bd Cottages
Porches & Quietl W/D hook-ups & Central
AC. Historic Downtown. Walk to restau-
rants, shops, & nightlife. MUST SEEII
Call now 505-9264 rentalworkshop.com
9-2-08-5-2

2br/2.5ba condo in NW. $1300/mo, gated,
alarm, h-sp internet, cable, pool, gym etc.
On UF/SFCC bus route. Hdwd floors, granite
counters. Some pets ok. Call 352-284-4202.
9-5-08-8-2

NEWLY REMODELED SPACIOUS 1BR
Duplex. Fenced yard, washer, dryer. NW side
of town. 1 mile from campus. $550/mo + dep.
Pets ok. 352-316-2840 9-2-5-2

3BR 2BA Pool Home for rent. SW Gainesville.
$1550.00 monthly. Available Sep 1st. call
or e-mail for pictures or more information.
dalehollyhughes@aol.com 863-528-2103
9-3-08-5-2

LARGE 4BR/3BA HOUSE
Partially furnished 3806 SW 2nd Ave. 1 blk
from Plaza Royal Theater on Newberry Rd.
Wood & tile floors. $1400/mo. Call 407-363-
7198, Cell 407-234-1380 9-9-08-10-2

Great 3/2 house located downtown! Walking
distance to schools! Move in bonus of $3001
Rent: $1200
Cell: 561-371-6139
Call today 9-9-08-10-2


For Rent
unfurnished

Room(s) for rent 3 BR/2 BA house close to
campus. Large living room, garage, washer
and dryer. Year lease. From $340 plus utili-
ties. AVAILABLE NOW. Call Alvaro for info
305-395-0933 9-2-08-5-2

1322 NW 6th Place. Only 6 blocks from cam-
pus. Available now. 3BR/1BA house. W/d.
$900/mo, 871-6413 9-9-10-2

Room in house with great roommates. $375/
mo + utilities + one month rent deposit. Quiet
house/area. Near UF/SFCC. 692-4419. 8-
29-3-2

1 MONTH FREEI 1 bdrm in a new 3/2 1/2
condo. wsh/dry. Internet, dig cable, phone
included. Large room w/ wlk in closet. Pool
and gym in complex $550 + 1/3 of utilities.
Call Alex 954-663-8255 9-3-5-2

11 BLOCKS NORTH OF CAMPUS 3BD/
1BA house on 1/2 acre, fenced yard, 5 min
bike, 20 min walk to campus. Den, sun room,
french doors, very large deck. Beautiful land-
scaping. $1200 mo + util. Call 352-214-8265.
9-10-08-10-2

NAUGHTY Schoolgirl ContestlWin Cash!
The Sevilles are back in town & ready
to ROCK!! Aug 29th, Fri, 10pm @ The
Backstage Lounge 1315 S. Main. $5/cover
18+welcome. Ladies dress to win cash! 8-
29-3-2

Quiet 2/2 townhome w/bonus room in
NW. Walk to shopping, bus & minutes to
UF. Pool, fireplace, W/D $12001month
small dog okay. No undergrads please.
352-505-6927 goodgvillegirl@cox.net
9-5-08-7-2

3BR/1BA HOUSE
Fenced yard, landlord maintains yard. W/D
hk-up. Pets ok. $975/mo. Available October.
Call 352-224-5693 9-3-5-2


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For Rent
unfurnished

Duck Pond Large 1Bd/1Ba above historic
victorian. Includes WID use and garage
storage space. $600.001month, small pets
allowed with pet deposit. Available asap.
(850)291-4969, 738 NE 2nd St. 9-5-7-2


I have a room for rent $430 negotiable in a
quaint 3bed/1bath 1070-sq ft. house, room
has a ceiling fan, cable TV hookup and great
A/C. close to UF campus. available now.
904-982-7064 or ashleylois@gmail.com
8-28-08-2-2


TIRED OF YOUR ROOMMATE ALREADY?
MOVE IN TODAY
SUN ISLAND
352-376-6720
12-10-08-71-2


PASTURE FOR ONE HORSE
Large 1BR/1BA cottage. Very quiet. 5 mi to
UF. $550/mo 372-0507 9-11-08-10-2

2 FOR 1 SPECIAL !!!
Get this spacious 2 bed/1 bath apt. Near
UF for less than a one bedroom. Only $600.
Private Parking, W/D hookup, Huge Fenced
Yard, Pets OK, Realtor/Manager. 262-9119
9-5-08-6-2


X-tra Large, Clean, Modern 1 and 2 BR
apts. One block east of UF. $575. to $900/
mo No Pets K&M Properties 372-1509
801109701902 9-11-08-10-2


Room for rent in 4br/3ba house behind
Sorority Row; Walk/Bike/Bus to class; Rent
includes 2 rooms + bathroom, Utilities,
Cable, internet; W/D; $475; (352)514-6456
9-4-5-2


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**WOODLAND VILLAS*O
6 wks. FREE RENT
2BR units starting at
$885. Gated community.
Private courtyards.
M-F 10-6 Sat. 10-2
5950 SW 20th Ave.
888-803-7678
www.woodlandvillas.com
12-10-08-71-2


Ull Subleases


$500.00 CASH INCENTIVE.Great location!
on bus route.Archer Rd. Fully furnished
private room in 4/4. $425/Mo includes
utilities.W/D,pool,Gym. 786-488-8450,786-
546-4836 9-10-08-15-3

2BR/1.5BA, furnished or unfurnished. $800/
mo. Sublease Brookwood Terrace. Call 672-
1096 8-29-08-5-3

Sublet BR/BA for female. Brand new.
Available now. University House/13th St.


Walk-in closet, garage. $590/mo. Call 813-
846-6117 9-2-08-5-3

CHEAP sublease
of Gainesville FREE until November!
e 1/1 $560/mo. Crazy close to campus, public,
HATE YOUR ROOMMATE? and Archer. 352-246-3455 9-4-08-7-3
FIRST MONTH'S RENT FREE
OR FREE GAS WITH SIGNED LEASE
Units available throughout Gainesville Roommates
From $375 to $1850
Most units **pet friendly"*
Immediate move in available
www.amjinc.com/352-371-8100 Roommate Matching HERE
9-4-08-5-2 Oxford Manor 377-2777


CRICKET CLUB 4bd/2 1/2ba-1638 SF-
2 COVERED PARKING SPACES. Near
Mall,restaurants and bus stops in front.
Inc tennis,swim,exercize rm. $1095-month,
Irene Larsson RE Services. 352-373-2605.
9-4-08-5-2

Bike to UF: 3960 SW IstAve. 4/2; large eat-
in kit; sep.DR; Sunken LR w/fireplace; game
room; lots of storage; covered pool w/bar-b-q
area; C/H & C/A; $2,000/mo. Includes pool &
yard service. Call Mary D. Fletcher, Broker/
Owner, 352-213-7778. 9-25-08-20-2



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Apartments Sublet & Roommates
Browse FREE!
www.SUBLET.com
1-877-FOR-RENT/201-845-7300
12-10-08-74-3

1/1 in a split-bdrm 2/2 at Cabana Beach
apts, Aug 23-May 12, $689/mo. NO SEC
DEP $400 off rent. Includes furn, elec, hgh
spd intnet, was/dry, cable. They match room-
mate for u. Call Maureen at 352-281-2055.
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The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
12-10-74-4

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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

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
9-3-08-27-4

MATURE PROFESSIONAL share 3BR/3BA
pool home near UF. Safe area across from
Plaza Royale movie theatre. No alcohol/
drugs. Furn/unfurn. $325/mo + 1/3 util. I-net
W/D. Avail 8/1. yr lease. No pets. 371-3837
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Wanted to share 2BD Condo off Tower
Archer Rd. Greenleaf Prefer non-smoker
clean & considerate no pets 600/mo incl
elec/ca/WD
352-281-4419 or rdaringer@gmail.com 9-
3-08-7-4


ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
Near library downtown. $370-$375/rm + utils.
Short term. No pets. No smoking. 378-1304
8-29-08-17-4

Male, grad student, small apt on side of
private home 'rse to UF on bus line. One
person only, no pets. Cable, patio, clean,
quiet. $500/mo. Utilities included. 378-2016
8-29-08-16-4

Share 1/2 of big house. 5 blocks from Law
School. Private entrance to Master Bed w/
huge shower + walking closet + private so-
larium. Beautiful backyard w/ gazebo $600 +
1/2 utilities. 727-492-2529 9-3-08-14-4

Male student to share expenses in 2/2.5BA
condo at Haily Gardens condo. Corner of
20th and 42nd St. Move-in ready. $500 +
$250 deposit. Call 386-426-1340 or 386-212-
2422 for appointment 8-29-08-12-4

1/1 master room in 2/2 apt. Rent is
$365+utils,total about $440/month. Female
roommate needed. Apartment is fully fur-
nished, only furniture for room needed.
Please call for more details!Ask for Aylen
or Teresa. (352)256-6866 & (352)792-5239
8-28-08-7-4

Roomate, own Bathroom, 1/2
of 2BR house $500 +1/2 utils.
Call 332-222-0267 9-30-29-4

Handyman Special Disc 4 wk Share 2/2 MH.
Furn rm avail now. $200 N/R dep. $400/m
$100/wk incl util, laun & cook svc. N/A, N/S,
N/D. Need car. 30 day notice 2 vacate. Nr
bus/shops Sm caged pet ok 331-3666 8-
29-8-4

UF male JR looking for roommate, spacious
2/1 apt, $290 plus share of utilities and secu-
rity deposit near SW 34th St & SW 2nd Ave.
Call 254-424-8322 8-29-08-8-4

LARGE 34' 14' BEDROOM in 4/2. Cable
and internet included. Quiet neighborhood,
on bus route, un/furnished, washer, dryer,
deck (great for entertaining), parking, large
yard, pets ok. $450/month (352)283-2005
8-29-08-7-4

Very nice room for rent with large bathroom
in a 2 bed/ 2 bath. 5 Blocks from Ben Hill
Griffin Stadium. House has W/D, fireplace.
Perfect for UF students! Call Patrick at 352-
682-9342. 8-29-08-7-4

3 rooms in 4br/2ba home near NW 27Ter &
62PL for Female grad/professional students.
$400/mo includes utilities, Internet & office.
863-612-0548 www.gradschools.org/uf 8-
29-08-7-4

OXFORD TERRACE II CONDO
ONLY 3 BLOCKS TO UF CAMPUS
Female for 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA. Fully fur-
nished, W/D, cable/internet. 1 yr lease. $550/
mo + util. 954-937-8080. 9-5-08-10-4

CLOSE TO UF Responsible individual to
share beautiful 4BR/2BA house. WD, $325/
mo plus share of utilities and security deposit
- No pets. Call: (352)-328-4210'or (904)343-
3680. 8-29-08-6-4

Las Pampas. Large Ibed/lbath avble in
2/2. $450 + 1/2 utilities + sec. Great location,
W/D, community pool, no pets. First and Sec.
moves you in. 352.256.4542 8-28-08-5-4

Engineering junior, clean, quiet, looking for
same. 2 BR/1 BA, 1 blk from Shands. $400/
month + 1/2 utilities. $200 deposit. No pets,
12 mo. lease. Call 352-843-0220 9-5-10-4

2BR/1 BA available in 3BR/2.5BA townhouse
in the Hawthonre Reserve. Clubhouse, pool,
tennis courts & much morel $900/mo or
$450/rm. Includes all utils w/$100 electric
cap. Call 954-328-8421 9-19-08-20-4

1 or 2 Female roommates wanted for a 3 Bed,
2 Bath spacious house. Gym, Pool, Tennis
Courts. Ideal for studious quiet students.
Cable TV and wifi internet. House and rooms
furnished. $350/month utilities incl. Contact
Linda 561-843-1886 or masayume@ufl.edu
8-29-5-4


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Female roommate,non-smoker, easy-go-
ing for quiet 2/2.5 town home. All utilities
included in price. 600/month, parking and
bus route, beautiful private neighborhood,
near 1-75 and Archer Rd. 904-703-7262
8-29-08-5-4

Room for rent in nice 4BR/3BA home off 16th
Ave between SFCC & UF. Cox cable & inter-
net, DW, W/D, along bus route, new A/C sys.
No cats/dogs. No smoking. $385/mo all utils
incl. 328-4995 8-29-5-4

1/1 available in luxury 3/3 condo. Private bath
& BR., 1.5 miles from UF.
$500/mo + utilities, Avail. immediately
Call (561)-346-6718 8-29-08-5-4

1 roommate wanted 2BR/1BA house. Cent
H/AC, W/D, nice yard for garden, in Alachua.
- Wood floors, porch. Perferred NS. $338/mo +
1/2 utils. Call Margot 386-462-5205. Has live-
.in cat, small pets ok. 8-29-5-4

Roommate needed 2BR/2.5Ba furn town-
home in Brighton Park on bus route to UF
every 15 mins. $400/mo + utils. Call Bobby
352-665-0751 8-29-08-5-4

ROOMMATES
-Great neighborhood, 703 NW 11th ave.
7 min to UF & downtown, new cent H/AC,
new stainless kitchen, & W/D. Very nice
inside, 6' fenced yard, deck, Irg pool. Only
two bds left! $420 & $450 Call Karl 332-5030
9-5-08-9-4

SW 16th Ave, Oakbrook Condo, 2BR/2BA,
near Shands, VA hospitals, campus.
Engineering student needs roommate; $450
+ util; lease by semester possible call Brad at
561-312-8352 8-29-08-5-4

Roomie needed for 1 female & friendly puppy
in large furnished 2 BD/1.5 BR apt @ Arbor
Park. Under 1 mile from UF and downtown,
ample parking. $370/mo+1/2 util. Call 954-
557-4894. 8-29-08-5-4

Very cool roommate. 2BR/1BA. Furnished
room. Walk to campus. $325/mo + utils &
deposit. Sign a lease and save gas, walk
to UF. Call Jim at 372-9411 or 215-1164
8-29-08-4-4

2BR/2BA MILLPOND CONDO
5 mins from UF & Oaks Mall. Across from
GHFC. Bus to UF comes every 20 mins.
Looking for NS. No pets. $600/mo. 305-323-
9742 9-8-08-9-4

Male NS open-minded needed to share
2BR/1.5BA near UF. $450/mo + $200 dep.
Rent incl all utils, cable, internet. And there's
no lease. Call 352-373-8712 9-2-5-4

ROOMMATES
Someone to Keep You Entertained If you
hate boring roommates, let me move in. I
love pay-per-view movies, sports packages
and hot entertainment and I'm always ready
"On Demand." I also like to play online. Sure,
I'm fast, but you can handle me. Sign up for
Cox Digital Cable, High Speed Internet and
Digital Telephone. cox.com/gators 9-4-6-4

NAUGHTY Schoolgirl ContestlWin Cash!
The Sevilles are back in town & ready
to ROCK!! Aug 29th, Fri, 10pm @ The
Backstage Lounge 1315 S. Main. $5/cover
18+welcome. Ladies dress to win cash! 8-
29-3-4

NS female to share with NS female, 2BR,
60 sec walk to UF. Wood floors, W/D, cent
A/C, screened porch w/parking. $525/mo +
utils. Call 352-538-2181, 352-870-9691 9-
30-08-24-4


1BR/1BA avail immediately in 2BR/2BA
for responsible mature individual. $425-
$450/mo + utils. Brandywine on Archer Rd.
yttek@hotmail.com or 305-332-6566 9-5-
08-6-4


WALK TO UF
Looking Glass Aps. New carpte/paint. $575/
mo share 2BR/2BA. Call 941-223-3150,
941-356-0493 9-11-08-10-4


Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of pos-
sible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted
over the phone, by fax, email orCHECK
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SEE ALL CONDOS
WWW.UFCONDOMINIUMS.COM
Matt Price Campus Realty, 352-281-3551
12-10-74-5

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






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 12-10-74-5

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
12-10-16-5

Spacious, attractive 2/2 Green Leaf condo.
Master suite with study in loft, 2 story living
room w/ dining room. 2nd BD & BA down-
stairs. W/D in util room. By owner $85,000
281-9406 or 378-7715 8-29-10-5

New Home for Sale. 3/2 with study, 2 baths,
granite counter tops 2 car garage, CBS on
nearly 1 manicured acre just minutes from
UFL in Williston. 305-978-4824 9-5-08-10-5

New Home for Sale. 3/2 with study, 2
baths, granite counter tops 2 car garage,
CBS on nearly 1 manicured acre just min-
utes from UFL in Willistdh. 305-978-4824
www.hinthint.net 9-5-08-10-5

1985 2/1 Clar Manufactured Home in
Beautiful Oak Park Village of Gainesville.
Split bedroom plan, open kitchen & living-
room, new refrigerator, washer and dryer,
and central AC/heat.3 miles from University.
Asking $11,500. Monthly lot rent $280. 865-
585-2977 9-12-14-5

WALK TO U.F. No parking costs
2BR 1BA w/front porch. Washer/dryer hook-
up (dryer present). Enclosed porch conve-
nient for storage or office. $700. 1324 NW
4th PI. Call 376-6381 8-29-08-5-5

Quality Home Close to UF
Great for grad students. 2BR/1.5BA. Asking
$170K or $1200/mo to rent. Completely re-
furbished. Call 352-359-6225 8-29-08-5-5

1985 66x14 single wide mobile home 3BR/
2BA home in excellent cond, located front of
park, Newberry rd/Tower rd, easy access to
RTS. W/D hk-up, stove & fridge incl. $1 OK Call
871-6319 or email cosmith@flmnh.ufl.edu
8-29-08-5-5

Seller is packing..'cause he's priced it
to move! 1800 SF home, 3bd.3ba, very
open,on a quiet acre in Newberry. Bring the
kids, pets and take a look. Hurry! $79,900.
Irene Larsson RE Services-352-373-2605.
9-4-08-5-5


l Furnishings


BED QUEEN $110 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & bW, Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 12-10-08-74-6

BED FULL SIZE $90 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 12-10-08-74-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600.,352-372-
7490 12-10-08-74-6


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llI Furnishings


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. 12- 0-08-74-6

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
12-10-74-6

BEDROQM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dr4eT6r w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1100
(352) 372-7490 12-10-08-74-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
12-10-08-74-6

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 12-
10-74-6

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 12-10-08-74-6

**BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW"
"Full $100 Queen $125 King $200**
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
12-10-74-6

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$120 352-377-9846.12-10-74-6

Bed-All New Kingl 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516.
12-10-74-6

BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deoVer. 352-377-9846. 12-10-08-
74-6

FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 12-10-74-6

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
12-10-74-6

HOT TUB/SPA $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 12-10-74-6

Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New in plastic, warr. Can del. $100 317-4031

SOFA $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still
in pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 12-10-74-6

WIFE RAN AROUND I
All over town, looking for the best deals on
furniture and bedding. She found them at
Dumas Discount Furniture and Bedding
1201 East Univ. Av 352-371-4422
12-10-08-74-6

6pc Bedroom Set Can fit F / Q
Several styles, several colors! Never used
352-264-9799 9-3-08-10-6

2 PC Mattress Set-
ALL Brand New in Plastic w/ warranty!
$199 352372-2048 9-3-08-10-6

Brand New
Sofa & Loveseat Set
w/ full warranty! 352-372-2048 $599 9-3-
08-10-6

Beautiful, Brand New *4pc* leather sofa set.
Top-grain khaki color leather. Set includes
sofa,loveseat,chair,and ottoman. All with pil-
low top cushions. Great quality! Great deal
for whole set at $1600. Call 352-219-1348.
9-3-5-6


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POOLTABLE
Excellent condition. Leather pockets, one
inch Italian slate. 8 ft long with all the hook-
ups. Bought for $1500 less than a year ago,
sacrifice for $750. 352-871-2894 9-11-10-6


Computers


CASH PAID FOR LAPTOPS
PDA's Modems Cameras
Any condition 336-0075 www.pcrecycle.biz
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12-10-74-7

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 12-10-74-7

COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
12-10-08-72-7

COMPUTERS
The Ultimate Upgrade's a Call Away Turn
your computer into the ultimate online ma-
chine with one call. Sign up for Cox High
Speed Internet for the area's fastest online
connection up to 12 megs a second. Email,
Web space, spam blockers, anti-virus, the
works, cox.com/gators 9-4-6-7


WIN A FREE ZUNE
http://www.tazti.com
8-29-2-7


1 ,Bicycles

NEW & USED BIKES FOR SALE
WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
Best Prices in Town *
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
12-10-74-9


I" For Sale


PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 12-10-08-74-10

UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS
are underway...
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and
more. All individuals interested in bidding go
to: http://www.surplus.ufl.edulonlinel
12-10-08-99-10

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 12-10-74-10

PARKING SPACE FOR RENT
1117 SW 7th Ave, 1123 SW 7th Ave, 922
SW 7th Ave. $720 annually. 372-4903 8-
29-08-6-10

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.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th
Street 375-7104 12-10-74-10


I 11 For Sale


PARTY SUPPLIES Complete line of
Bar Suppies, glassware, beer taps, draft
beer equipment. Professional Cooking
Utensils. R.W. Beaty Co 1206 N Main St.
RWBEATY.COM 376-5939 M-F 8-5, Sa 10-3
12-10-74-10

Buy and Sell new and used Textbooks
with University of Florida students college
students nationwide. Cut out the middle
man and try MyTextbookSpace.coml 8-
29-08-5-10

2006 Nat'l Champ T-shirts. $1 each!
Silkmasters' Warehouse 4405 SW 35th
Terrace near Alley Katz. 9-5 M-F 372-8958
8-29-08-5-10

PARKING
60 sec from UF. Close to business college &
general classrooms. Lowest rates. 352-538-
2454 9-12-08-13-10

Sick of Bush/Cheney wars?
Get it ON your chest!
Contro-ts.com 9-16-15-10

Day Bed,Oak finish,used twice,top quality
bedding, bottom slides out for 2nd person,
372-5634, jwduck@aol.com $600.00 9-
8-7-10


O Motorcycles, Mopeds


***000 SCOOTERS **0000
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
12-10-08-74-11

*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Motor Scooter Sales and Service!
Great Scooters, Service & Prices!
118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271
www.NS4L.com
12-10-08-74-11

***GatorMoto***
Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator
Grads! New scooters starting at$999. No legit
shop can beat these prices! lyr Warranties
included. 376-6275GatorMoto.com 12-10-
08-74-11

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
12-10-08-74-11

***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! 12-10-08-74-11

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 out
customers! 376-6275 12-10-08-74-11

SWAMP CYCLES
New location Closest to campus.
Scooters-Service-Pickup-Parts-Acces more!
633 NW 13th Street
www.swampcycles.com
12-10-74-11

2002 Suzuki Hayabusa, $4000, FATTIRE KIT
240, Mileage 11000, Engine Size (cc)1300 ,
Colour Gold,Dyno 175 RWHP, Custom RC
components huligan rims, front(17inch) &
back(18inch) Contact info:206-202-7313 or
jeniferpasic@hotmail.com 8-29-08-7-11

***SOLANO CYCLE***
Scooters from $899. Largest selection from
KYMCO, Daelim, Hyosung, Adly, Genuine,
Schwinn, others. 2 yr warrantees.
1024 S Main St 338-8450 solanocycle.com
12-10-08-74-11

Honda CBR RR 2006, silver paint, sliders in-
cluded, approximatley 12,000 miles, maine-
tenace kept, only drove to school and work,
asking 5,400 a must sell and great condition
9-4-08-5-11


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Autos


*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or not!O
NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call DOn @ 215-7987 12-10-08-74-12

CARS CARS Buy*SellOTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
12-10-74-12

OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us
12-10-08-74-12

$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
4-22-72-12

JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY!
T00 FREE FREE FREE* FREEOOO
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
CALL DON 215-7987 12-10-08-74-12

CARS FROM $29/MO!
Hondas Chevys S Jeeps and more!
$0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr.
For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
12-10-74-12


*FAST CASH PAID*
For any cars or trucks. Running or not. Clean
or wrecked. Segovia 352-284-8619 12-10-
74-12

*****ATTENTION*****
*****SUN CITY AUTO SALESOOO**
WHY PAY MORE? YOU COULD PAY LESS!
300+ vehicles @ wholesale prices 338-1999
12-10-08-74-12


I BUY CARS
Anywhere, anykind, anytime.
Let me buy your problem.
Cash on the spot.
Call 352-278-9347 9-5-12-12


Top dollar paid for unwanted cars, trucks
We haul- vehicles picked up daily. We'll sell
you the parts to repair it or we'll buy it
Columbia Auto Salvage
1-800-445-4879
8-29-14-12

NEED A TIRE? Most brands, any size.
Discount prices. Faculty, Students Low
prices, fast service. We speak Spanish. Road
Service. We fix flats. Leal Tire 375-2325.
2216 SW 13th St. South of Steak & Shake
9-3-08-5-12


For Sale by Owner:
CLASSIC 1987 MERCEDES 560 SL hard
top convertible. White, red leather seats,
cassette, air. 63,700 miles. William Fox,
Gainesville 352-376-9786 $15,000. 9-2-
08-5-12


98 FORD CONTOUR
4-cyl, All power, A/C, very clean. Asking
$2500 neg. Call Chris 352-356-1281 Iv mes-
sage 9-2-5-12


E Wanted


LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
* Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
* ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 12-
10-74-13

UF GRAD PAYS MORE
for gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds,
guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you
sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 12-10-
08-74-13

BE AN INSPIRATION!
Take a blind lady to Mass on Sundays and for
walks and shopping as needed. We'll have
lots of fun! And you will make a new friend!
Contact 219-6948. 8-29-08-30-13

NEED CAD DRAWING
OF DOME STRUCTURE.
www.floridadomes.com. Tom 352-481-3322
8-29-08-9-13

DO YOU WANT TO
MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
Become a Crisis Counselor
Training begins: Sept 13th.
For more info contact
Ali Martinez 264-6782
amartinez@alachuacounty.us
9-12-14-13

MAKE EXTRA CASH! Host Your Own
Jewelry Party. www.aamerchants.com. $10
or less. Beautiful Genuine Pearls and More.
9-23-08-20-13


SHelp Wanted

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

4 the independent florida

alligator

LAYOUT & DESIGN POSITION
The Alligator Production Department is
accepting student applications for the posi-
tion of Ad Graphic Designer and Daycrew
Prodution Staff. Will train, but experience with
Adobe inDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and
Acrobat is preferred. Friendly work environ-
ment, flexible schedule, with hours between
9AM and 5PM Mon-Fri. Fill out an application
at the front desk of The Alligator, 1105 W
University Ave, Mon-Fri 9AM 5PM, Include
available work schedule and references.
Previous applicants are welcome to reapply
with current schedule. Please no phone calls
or emails. EOE

LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving
record, drug-free, personal references.
www.carrsmith.com for details. 12-10-
74-14

Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and computer science needed for
various positions. Flexible schedules and
competitive pay. Join our team! Leam more
at www.gleim.com/employment 12-10-08-
74-14






THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2008 E ALLIGATOR, 23


E ll Help Wanted

SECRET SHOPPERS
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, Training Provided
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
12-10-08-74-14

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. 12-
10-74-14

PARADIGM PROPERTIES
Leasing Specialist, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
EOE, DFWP
352-375-2152 x301 Apply online at:
www.teamparadigm.com
12-10-74-14

DELIVERY DRIVERS up to $12/hr.
KITCHEN HELP $7.00-$7.25/hr.
CALIFORNIA CHICKEN GRILL 378-2442
12-10-74-14

EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
$$$$$$$$$$$$
Best part-time job you'll ever have.
NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St.
352-378-9204
12-10-08-74-14

PARK PLACE CAR WASH
Now Hiring FT & PT positions available.
Great environment, flexible hours. Apply in
person 7404 NW4th Blvd-Across from Home
Depot 12-10-08-74-14

Phone survey interviewers wanted.
Start work today! No sales,
opinion research only! Flexible
Scheds! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call Now!
12-10-74-14

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


11 Help Wanted


Career Opportunity! Business Owner Seeks
Leaders And Trainees, 15-20 Hour Weeks,
Get Paid What You're Worth! 1-800-783-2614
(Leave Message) 9-30-08-40-14

Hardworking UF and SFCC students wanted
for part time employment. Apply at The Gator
Shop 1702 West University Ave or call 376-
5191. Game days required. Serious inquires
only. 8-29-17-14

Work on Campusl
Gator Dining Services, located on the UF
Campus, is now hiring! We offer flexible
schedules, competitive pay, employee meals
and a great working environment. Apply
online today at www.gatordining.com EEOC/
Drugfree Workplace 8-29-08-12-14

Teachers Needed
Imagine Learning Center 371-5450. Taking
applications from reliable, creative & loving
individuals who enjoy working with children.
info@imaginelearningcenter.com 8-29-08-
12-14

BARN HELP NEEDED in exchanges for
boarding' or lessons at 1st class hunter/
jumper facility. Different shifts available.
EXPERIENCE NECESSARY Please call
352-359-4149 8-29-11-14

VIDEO TECH
SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS
ADMIN ASST
NETWORK ASST
SALES CONSULTANTS
PROOFREADER
TECH SUPPORT
Full and part time positions.
Send resume to hr@gleim.com
www.gleim.com 9-8-08-15-14

Do U like gourmet COFFEE? I'm looking 4
energetic, very motivated people 2 sell gour-
met coffee 2 restaurants, coffee shops, etc.
(Web site: www.honduras.net) By commis-
sion. Tel 352.262.0444 9-26-08-29-14

WINDOW BLIND INSTALLERS
Needed PT for independent contractor.
Please call 352-339-4600 9-5-08-13-14


o i Help Wanted


Caregiver needed for 25 yr old disabled girl.
Must have your own personal low-profile ve-
hicle (ie, no SUV?s). Must be a UF student
and be in good physical condition. Hours:
Every Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. $10/hr.
Luxurious work conditions. Call Jerry at 377-
1306. 8-28-08-5-14

Sun Country Sports is hiring All programs,
All levels. Gymnastics, Cheerleading,
Tumbling, Dance, AfterSchool, RockWall,
Office, Cleaning/Maintenance, Drivers
& more. Applications available online at
www.suncountrysports.com. Fill one out
today and bring to either location.
8-29-08-6-14

PART TIME WORK HOME & OFFICE
Students only. $9/hr start. Weekends and
weekdays. Mowing experience preferred. Tel
352-591-3000 8-29-08-6-14

LANDSCAPER
for commercial properties needed FT.
VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE & CLEAN
BACKGROUND A MUST. Exp preferred. Call
352-222-1904 9-30-08-27-14

NERO'S PIZZAAND PASTA
Now hiring experienced servers & counter
staff for FT & PT positions. 5240 NW 34th
St. across from YMCA for interview. 9-12-
15-14

Do You Want To Earn More Money? A
COMPUTER Is Required To Start! FREE
Info! Call Now! 866-654-5758 8-28-5-14





NOW HIRING
Experienced Notetakers and Editors
Fall 2008
Apply online'at www.SmokinNotes.com
8-29-08-11-14

YARD WORK SW Gainesville.
FLEXIBLE HOURS.
Call Myriam 372-2707 8-28-08-5-14

THE RED ONION
NEIGHBORHOOD GRILL Now hiring mo-
tivated, exp line cooks & servers. Please
apply in person, located in Uptown Village


$STUDENTSGET CASH ON THE SPOT$ Club Decadence at Townsend, NW39Ave, 3885 NW24 Blvd.
For gently used clothing/accessories & fur- 9-2-7-14
nature. No appt.necessary! Sandy's Savvy NOW HIRING DANCERS
Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 372- Apply 12 SW 2nd St, Downtown Gainesville, r" Tf
1226 12-10-08-74-14 behind 8 Seconds next to parking garage.
352-222-2746, www.clubdecadence.com.
SALES AND MARKETING 8-29-08-9-14 PRODUCT ONS
We are expanding and
seeking self starters, CNA TRAINING CLASS: $250! Work at your Now Hiring Full Time
must be $$$ motivated, own time & pace in your own home! To get Internship Positions
team player, ready toprogram on DVD's call 352-597-2559. For Business, Marketing, Finance, Field
produce large results NOW! online program visit www.lapcnatraining.com Experience Customer Service Reps,
Call 800-294-4186 8-28-30-14 Get started right away! 12-10-72-14 Order Processing, Sales Assistant,
Account Executives (Exp Req), Managing
Now you can easily Acoounts with: Student Organizations &
.submit your class d Corporate businesses. Send Resumes to
submit your classified ad jobs@premierparties.com 8-29-08-6-14
for print andlor web editions JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
right thru our website! LOCATION: GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA
Have a 3.6 GPA & want to earn some extra TITLE: BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE
Just go to cash? We are now hiring notetakers for fall. TECHNICIAN GS-0404-04
www.alligator.orglclassifieds Go to www.HowlgotanA.com DURATION: 2 TO 6 MONTHS SCHEDULE:
Visa and Mastercard accepted. 8-29-08-9-14 C lEvini i B /n rIn1i 0 A 1Anz1K'\


BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 12-10-08-
74-14

Graphics and Web Design internships
available at 352 Media Group. Email
internship@352media.com for more info.
8-29-08-22-14

Web Programming internships avail-
able at 352 Media Group. Email
internship@352media.com for more info.
8-29-08-22-14

Project Management internships
available at 352 Media Group. Email
internship@352media.com for more info.
8-29-08-22-14

Why Wait To Graduate? Earn While You
Learn! $8000-$12000 very flexable, 20
openings CALL NOW! 1-800-631-2648 9-
2-08-20-14


Animal Care Technician to work family
business on reptile breeding farm. Must be
responsible and dependable. PT/FT, start at
$6.80/hr. Send resume to bos@repster.com
352-495-3075 8-29-7-14

* HAIRSTYLIST
* EAIL TECH
Positions available. Upscale salon. NW sec-
tion. Available immediately. Call Lisa at 352-
258-5566 10-3-08-28-14

*IT/Programming Internship. Local invest-
ment firm seeks individual to work PT/FT
with SQL, HTML, ASP, databases, servers,
and networks. 2+ yrs exp pref. $15-20 per
hour + bonuses, long term capability. Fax
resume to 352-378-4156.* 9-30-08-28-14

Office Manager position available at 352
Media Group. Administrative, collections,
Quickbooks experience a plus. Email
resume to carolinec@352media.com 9-
19-08-20-14


SALARY: $12.77 AN HOUR

JOB DESCRIPTION: Assists in screening
specimens in targeted surveys for exotic
insects. Includes dissecting, chemically treat-
ing specimens, identifying moths, data entry,
shipping materials, retrieving traps from the
field, etc.

MAIL OR FAX RESUME TO: [MUST BE
RECEIVED3Y SEPTEMBER 19, 2008].
USDAAPHIS PPQ
8100 NW 15TH PLACE
GAINESVILLE, FL 32606
TEL: 352-313-3040
FAX: 352-313-3041 8-29-5-14

Opus Cafe Coffee Bar
We are searching for fun and active stu-
dents to work 12 to 30 hours per week at a
fast paced coffee bar near campus. Starting
pay is $7.25/hr. + tips. Call Tim for employ-
ment information at 352.262.0822.
An application may also be downloaded at
www.opus-cafe.com
9-3-08-7-14


) Help Wanted


EXACTECH, an orthopedic company based
in Gainesville, has 3 part-time, internship
opportunities available for an undergraduate
or graduate student majoring in public rela-
tions, marketing, business, east Asian lan-
guages, finance or accounting. The Finance
Analyst Intern position will be supporting
our corporate sales team. This person will
be responsible for managing and analyzing
sales reports. Ideal candidate should have
basic finance knowledge and be proficient
in Microsoft Word and Excel. The Marketing
Analyst Intern position will be responsible
database management, analyzing market
trends and generating graphs from data.
The Japanese Translation Intern will work
closely with our Information Systems
group. The candidate will be responsible for
translating data from English to Japanese
and vice versa. If you are interested in
learning more about these opportunities,
please submit your cover letter and resume
to human.resources@exac.com or visit
www.exac.com. 9-2-08-10-14


NANNY NEEDED
For needed for two kids after school: 2:45
- 5:45pm, Mon-Fri. Call 352-318-5110 9-
8-10-14

Employment Opportunity
for avid sports fan to promote the
SportMast TM, a trailer hitch flag pole
designed to fly a 3'x5' team flag
at highway speeds.
Receive a free SportMast TM and
team 3'x5' flag ($200 retail value)
and be the ultimate sports fan
earning financial incentives.
Must have truck with 2" trailer hitch receiver.
Please go to www.sportmast.com to email
or call 1-888-FAN-9909 for details.
8-29-08-5-14

TUTORS NEEDED 1-on-1 tutoring at-risk
elem school students. 1-4 afternoons/wk
$10/hr 15-20 min S of UF. Fed wk study
req for emp. Volunteers welcome Contact
Sally 352-384-1155; st23@cox.net
8-29-5-14

Dependable, NS, F Babysitter needed 3 days
a week M, T, W, TH fall/spring commitment.
Reliable transportation to p/u 3 boys from
school and keep in my Newberry home.
Hours 1:30-5:30 call 258-9216 Iv msg. 8-
29-08-5-14


PSIGENICS/QUANTUM WORLD CORP

Immediate, full-time positions:
* Programmer, Technical-IT,
C, GUI, and Windows OS;
* Engineer, Electronic/
Electrical-circuit design, testing and FPGA
Min. BS and 5 yr experience.

Three part-time intern opportunities
also available:
* Research Assistant, Human Testing;
* Programmer, FPGA;
* Programmer, Games.

Email resume: contact@comscire.com,
or call 352-334-7299 for more information.
9-8-08-10-14

After-School Coach for 16 yo with ADHD
& LD. Daily pick up 2:30 pm &
activities including homework.
Transportation and references required.
Therapy or special ed background
preferred. Please call 246-2353
8-29-08-5-14

P/T exp. Website operator: fill orders & up-
date info. Must be available thru holidays with
a flexible schedule. Fax resume to 352/332-
2518. 9-3-08-7-14


DELIVERY DRIVER
Golden Buddha PT/FT Call 372-4282 8-
29-5-14

Nanny Wanted
M-F 3PM to 8ish. Every other wk. $10/hr.
Involves picking up from school,driving to
activities, help with homework and dinners.
Call Jay 870-2734
9-12-08-14-14


e Help Wanted ]

FISH LOVER WANTED.
Knowledgeable hobbiest wanted to work
with our customers. Must be enthusiastic
wtih ability to identify a considerable amount
of freshwater, and saltwater fish. See Karen
at Aquatropics 2100 SW 34th Shteet
9-3-08-7-14

SANDY'S SAVVY CHIC RESALE
BOUTIQUE NOW HIRING. Great working
environment. PT/FT positions available. $7-
$7.50/hr + incentives. 352-372-1226 2906
NW 13th St. 9-8-08-10-14

Caregiver for functional autistic 21-jir-old
man after school and weekends.? Haw'horne
area.? Experience a plus. References re-
quired.? Fax note or resume 352 481 2777 or
email oc4444@bellsouth.net 8-29-08-5-14

Cabot Lodge is hiring immediately for
breakfast & bar, hours 5.30-10.30am &
4.45-8.30pm, part-time, fixed schedule,
drug/background check, $7 per hour, call
375-2400 and come fill an application 8-
29-08-5-14

Stride Rite Children's Shoe store is look-
ing for experienced & energetic retail sales
person. Store hours are 10-6 must be avail-
able to work weekends. Apply in person
Oaks Mall Plaza 6753 W. Newberry Road
331-7463. Min. one Year work commitment.
9-12-08-14-14

HOMEWORK COACH needed for 7th grade
boy. Needs help with science, math, and
organizational skills. Must be available 4-5
days perweek. Hours flexible, pay negotiable.
Email terryl_42@yahoo.com or call 352-682-
5191 and leave message. 9-2-08-5-14

work one day week selling u of fl
tailgating planks. you pay $5.30 and
sell for $9.99 or more. easy sales 877-
262-6937 kim.schaffer@nacedar.com
www.nacedar.com 8-29-08-4-14

D'Lyon Enterprises hiring for PT Marketing
and Promoting position. Must be ener-
getic and outgoing. Email Craig at bur-
ras_dis@yahoo.com or call 352-213-7440
8-29-4-14

OPS LABORATORY TECHNICIAN I

Requires HS diploma, valid FkRedriver's
license and involves working with fire ants.
Laboratory or agricultural production experi-
ence preferred. Day work, 40hrs/wk, $10.38/
hr. Deadline to apply: September 5, 2008.
Contact George Schneider @ 352-372-3505
ext. 417. FL Dept. ofAgriculture & Consumer
Services. EOE/AAVP/ADA. 8-29-4-14

OFFICE ASSISTANT PT, $6.80/hr, flex hrs.
Indicate skills: 1) Word 2) Excel 3) Powerpoint
4) internet surfing 5) learning new stuff on
your own 6) indicate major 7) yr in school 8)
schedule of availability. siva1950@yahoo.com
9-2-08-5-14


Help wanted for one serious hardworking
and trustworthy student. Gen or cost labor,
carpentry, chainsaw work, & heavy lifting.
$8/hr part time flexible hrs. 376-6183 or 372-
2931 8-29-08-4-14

Need after school care for 2 children. Week
days 1:20-4:45 except for Wed. 12:20-4:45.
Need pick up from Wiles Elementary School.
Good driving record and references required.
E-mail Myriam at mbelanger@dental.ufl.edu
9-2-08-5-14

Great job for a college student.Need resp
person to pick up child from school, help with
hmwork & take to activities.Must have own
vehicle. 3pm-7:00pm M-F Ref Req 352-745-
8972 8-29-08-4-14

PERFECT PART TIME JOB
Need Reliable Confident Sales Reps
PT Evenings/Mon-Fri/No Wknds .'
Pd Wkly/Pd Training/Hrly+Commission
Leave Message @352-378-9437 9-9-08-
10-14

LONG HAIR MODELS

Sought for a study of long hair. Models will
not be subject to cutting. No exp. ness. Earn
$60-2001 Perfer models with waist to knee
length and longer hair. www.longhair.org
(352) 792-1824 9-9-08-10-14







24, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2008


Ell Help Wanted


Homework Coach Wanted for bright young
man with ADHD who is a Sophmore at St.
Francis HS. 5 days/week, $12.00/hr. Strong
in Math. Call 377-5025 for more details. 8-
29-08-4-14

*CHILDCARE* Kind, loving person, for hand-
some 6 y/o & 8 month old boys. Flex hrs,
Refs req'd, own trans/exc. driving record.
Tiggerr150@aol.com (352)258-8282. 8-
29-4-14

www.gatorsneedjobs.com
Paid survey takers needed in Gainesville.
10027FREE to join. Click on surveys.
12-10-74-14

HOMEWORK COACH
FOR 9TH GRADE STUDENT $10.00 per hr.
2 hr. minimum per day. Must be dependable.
Call 472-9391. 9-2-5-14

Work when, where, and as much as you
want, finding information online. $6-7/hr on
avg. 100% free to try. Call Dave at 352-240-
6647 8-28-08-3-14

CHILDCARE WANTED. Seeking outdoorsy
female college student for charming, athletic
4-year-old girl. Need own transportation. $10
a hour. $40 a week guaranteed. Chance to
work more. Need Wednesdays 4 to 8. 1-year
commitment. Send inquiries to
bookersch@bellsouth.net. 9-2-5-14

Sun State Sanitation- portable toilet service.
Looking for part-time route/service driver.
CDLA,B or C. Call 331-3386. 9-9-08-10-14

$10/hr Office Assistant
Apply in person 7:30-8am
Jackson Stoneworks
1111 SE 22nd Ave, GVL 9-9-08-10-14

Part time help cleaning apts.
Must be honest and dependable.
Must take pride in what you do.
Must have own transportation.
Call 352-514-2472 M-F/10-5 8-28-08-2-14

HELP WANTED
Make Money By Watching TV OK, so you
won't make money watching TV, but it doesn't
have to cost you much either. Upgrade to
Cox Digital able (now with On Demand) for
around $10/mo. Add a Digital Video Recorder
and record your TV classes. That could help
you get a job someday! cox.com/gators 9-
4-6-14

File Clerk needed for busy family doctor's
office (M W F 8am-5pm) Billing Clerk need
(M-F 8-11am) Apply in person at 6900
NW 9th Blvd Gville or email resume to
info@gfp.md Computer skills/scanning ex-
perience helpful. Drug & background screen,
only serious applicants 9-5-08-7-14

Help wanted, flex hours. Must be honest, de-
pendable, & capable of running small Kwbota
tractor, Pullman chainsaw, fix fences, DR
chipper & willing to be helping hand. Start im-
mediately 5-10 hrs/wk $10/hr 352-376-6650
8-28-2-14

HOUSEKEEPER
20 hrs/wk. References. Reply to:
housekeeper9@gmail.com 9-10-08-10-14

P/T bebysitter $12/hr for 3 fun boys ages 6,
3 and 2. Fri afts needed, other times poss.
Refs req'd, no smokers, must like kids & have
energy and patience. Email res & refs to:
betharosenson@yahoo.com 8-29-08-3-14

GATORFOOD.COM DELIVERY DRIVER
No late nights make your own sched-
ule! Delivery experience a plus. Email
jjulian@gatorfood.com for more info. 10-8-
30-14

Mother's Helper Needed
for 2 toddlers. 3-7 pm M-F. Own vehicle
must. Good pay + mileage. References
needed. Call Trivenee at 352-246-5453 or
email tabianchi@bellsouth.net
9-5-08-7-14

BIG LOU'S PIZZERIA
Now hiring servers, pizza makers, cooks and
drivers. Serious workers only. Apply in per-
son. 5 SE 2nd Ave Downtown. 9-24-20-14


II Help Wanted J

TEEN MODELS NEEDED
Publisher of nationally distributed student
educational guides and posters is looking
for local, physically fit and active males and
females, including all minorities, between
the ages of 14 and 21 to be paid photogra-
phy models for sports fitness materials. Your
photographs could appear in our educa-
tional publications, which are distributed to
schools nationwide. Need to be available
immediately for current projects. Parent
or Guardian must accompany models 17
and under.

Log on to
www.studentaware.comlmodels.htm
for more information or call:

Sean Sailor
332-9600
AWARE COMMUNICATIONS
305 SW 140th Terrace
Newberry, FL 32669
8-29-3-14

Westside Animal Hospital seeks PT vet tech
and receptionist.Multiple positions available.
Apply in person at 5508 NW 13th Street.Must
bring a copy of your Fall schedule.376-1373
9-4-08-5-14

Dynamic Individuals Wanted, 15-20 hr wks
Must have strong desire to succeed!
Get paid what you?re worth! 888-464-0234
9-29-08-22-14

Homework coach for 10th-grade girl need-
ing organization & motivation; some tutor-
ing. Pick up at school & confer w/ teachers.
Non-smoker, good driving record. Min. 3
days/wk from 2:30. $9 + mileage. 335-7529
8-29-08-2-14

P/T ADMINISTRATOR FOR NON-PROFIT
Local nursing home outreach program seeks
P/T administrator to handle inquiries, monitor
volunteers, coordinate projects, etc. About
10 hrs/wk, flexible schedule. Details online at
www.acrosstheages.org/job 9-12-08-11-14


"-S 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 12-10-74-15

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 12-10-74-15

Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services can get you certi-
fied under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos.
Day/eve/wkend. Class sizes limited. 338-
1193 for details, expresstrainingservices.com
12-10-08-74-15

PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
339-2199
12-10-74-15

TLC HORSEBOARD
All facilities & amenities, quality instruc-
tion; 15 minutes from UF Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Ctr. 12-10-74-15

**GATOR MOVING & STORAGE **k
Local and long distance moving
One item or a houseful!
10% off with this adl FL Reg MI 19
Call Nowl 352-374-4791, 800-797-6766
12-10-08-74-15

T-SHIRT SCREEN PRINTING
Greeks-Sports-Clubs-Bands
*Call or Stop by for a QUOTE*
MONSTER PRESS 373-3355
424 W UNIVAVE (in Spin Cycle)
12-10-74-15

HORSE BOARDING
12 x 12 stall cement block barn. Good grass
turnout with room to runi Limited # of stalls
available. 352-472-2627 for info & directions.
12-10-08-74-15


o i Services


MATH & PHYSICS TUTOR
First hour free. 10 years of experience.
Bilingual. Call Francisco at 352-494-8582
9-22-32-15

HARD DRIVE DATA RECOVERY
Certified Data Recovery Professional
Experienced, Professional, Honest, Fast
Most Recoveries for $299 FLAT FEE
Chuck@DataTriangle.com 352-231-3300
11-20-08-72-15


SAVE up to 50%
ON almost EVERYTHING you buy.
snipurl.com/myworldsavings 9-11-14-15


Custom electric car conversion!
Break your oil addiction!
Free.conversion evaluation.
www.southernelectriccars.com
or call 352-336-7223 10-1-27-15


Bluegrass Music Instruction
Banjo Fiddle Guitar
Call 352-373-2385 leave message
9-8-10-15

Affordable
Professional Decorator/Organizer
317-7255 9-8-08-10-15

PENNY PINCHER
CLEANING SERVICE
Residential Commercial Move-Outs
Complete Cleaning Service Licensed
Penny Biggs 727-8392 12-10-74-15

HYPNOTIST Stop smoking. Improve mem-
ory & concentration. Elminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Learn self hypnosis. Low
Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH, NGH
certified 379-1079 12-10-74-15

GAINESVILLE DERMATOLOGY
AESTHETIC CENTER
352-333-3223 (FACE)
Laser Hair Removal*Cosmetic Fillers
Botox*Acne Scar Treatments*Facials
12-9-08-72-15

Physics Tutor Recent UF Physics grad of-
fering to tutor students in PHY2048/49, 2053/
54, 2004. Will help with homework, exams,
lab. $300 for the semester. Contact Topher at
topher.conlan@gmail.com. 9-10-08-10-15

Want to learn vegetarian cooking? Want to
get fit? There are some things you won't
learn in school. Cooking and fitness classes
for groups or individuals. E-mail vegetarian
ellness@gmail.com for details.
9-10-10-15

stay home mom looking for one or two
children,2to4 ages to baby-sit from mon-
day to friday.will provide food,ref.availble
upon request.please contact,
arzu1492@yahoo.com 9-4-08-5-15


E1l Health Services


All Women's Health Center
ABORTION
Free Pregnancy Test
RU-486 Available
378-9191
www.abortiongainesville.com
12-10-74-16

THE TRUE YOU!
Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks
Only $119!
Gain muscle while you loseat
Groups forming now. 339-2199
12-10-74-16

Down and Almost Out? Our ADI Program
can help with alcohol and drug problems.
Fast, affordable and convenient. Call Lanard
Perry 334-3800, ext. 3811
CDS Family and Behavioral Health Services
10-6-08-30-16

SEEKING ADOPTION: loving couple looking
to share love, stability and a bright future
with a child. Expenses paid. Strictly confi-
dential. Plase call Mary K. Wimsett, Esq.
352-331-4922, Florida Bar Number 118280
9-12-14-16


oIl Health Services] Event Notices


Adoption
A warm caring, loving, financially secure
happily married couple long to share their
love with your child. Stay at home mom
and professional dad promise a happy and
secure future. Expenses paid. Call Karen
or Stan at Brenner Law Office Bar #260101
1-800-362-9660
9-23-08-20-16


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Personals


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

*Family Chiropractic*
Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F.
373-7070
12-10-74-18

SAVE ON RAYBAN/SUNGLASSES

University Opticians
300 SW 4th Ave. 378-4480
12-10-08-74-18

BACKPACKS!
Best selection of Jansport Backpacks in
town. All styles on sale. Lifetime warranty
Many have computer sleeves. Check it out.
Lloyd Clarke Sports, 1504 NW 13rh St. 372-
7836 www.lloydclarkesports.com 9-5-8-18

SANDALS
Reef, Sanuk, Chaco, Keen, Teva, Quiksilver
& Roxy. Many styles on sale lots to pick
from. 1 mile north of UF on 13th St. Lloyd
Clarke Sports 372-7836 9-5-8-18

BIKINI SALE
We are closing out Bikinis all remaining
suits 50-70% offi Get a jump on next year's
suit with unbeatable savings. Roxy, Billabong,
Vix, Rampage. Lloyd Clarke Sports. 1 mile
north of UF on 13th St. 372-7836 www.lloyd
clarkesports.com 9-5-8-18

REC SPORTS JERSEYS
Got a team? Need jerseys? We can order
custom jerseys or simply print t-shirts w/
numbers. Volleyball, Softball, Flag-football
or Basketball we've got you covered! Lloyd
Clarke Sprts 1504 NW 13th St. 372-7836 -
Ask for Palmer. 9-5-8-18

RUN
Get in shape or stay fit. From one mile to a
marathon, we've got a shoe for you!!! Gait
analysis, sizing, extraordinary customer care;
close to campus. Open 7 days a week! Lloyd
Clarke Sports 1504 NW 13th St. 372-7836
www.lloydclarkesports.com 9-5-8-18

NAUGHTY SCHOOLGIRL CONTESTII WIN
CASH!
The Sevilles are back in town & ready
to ROCK!! Aug 29th, Fri, 10pm @ The
Backstage Lounge 1315 S. Main. $5/cover
18+welcome. Ladies wear your plaid & win.
8-29-3-18


II Event Notices


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

Dance to a Different Beat! Friday 8-11pm
@ 308 W Univ Av (=GDMA.org bldg) for
international dancing. No partner required,
shy people welcome, all ages. Instructions
8-9:30. www.gifd.org. $5general/$3students.
9-5-08-10-20

THE BIGGEST POSTER SALE.
Biggest and Best Selection. Choose from over
2000 different images FINE ART, MUSIC,
MOVIES, MODELS, HUMOR, ANIMALS,
PERSONALITIES, LANDSCAPES, MOTIVA-
TIONALS, PHOTOGRAPHY.
MOST IMAGES ONLY $7, $8, AND $9
SEE US AT Reitz Union Colonnade ON
Monday Aug 25th thru Friday Aug 29th,
2008. THE HOURS ARE 8AM 6PM. THIS
SALE IS SPONSORED BY Reitz Union Arts
and Crafts Center 8-29-5-20


NAUGHTY SCHOOLGIRL CONTEST! WIN
CASH PRIZES! FRIDAY 10 pm AUG. 29th
The Sevilles are back in town & ready to
ROCK @ The Backstage Lounge 1315 S
Main St. Join the fun!! 8-29-08-3-20

Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu & Renshinkan Karate
Come try 1 week for FREE
Gainesvillekarate.com, 352-371-1007 8-
29-2-20


M Entertainment


WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKET
Every Sat & Sun Hwy 301
15 min from Gainesville 468-2255
12-10-08-74-21

SHOTGUN SHOOTING SPORTS
Open To Public Wed-Fri-Sat-Sun 1pm-6pm
Skeet Trap Olympic Trap -5 Stand
gatorskeetandtrap.com 352-372-1044
1-30-08-74-21

FREE POOL Students get 1 Hr. of pool free
with any $5 food purchase Mon-Fri 11am
2pm. Happy Hour daily 11am-7pm Drink
specials & 10 Jumbo wings $5. JP GATORS
Bar, Grill & Billiards, 1605 SW 13th St. 10-
6-08-30-21


Rocky Creek Paintball
In Gainesville Better Prices
Better Fields Better Call 371-2092
12-10-08-74-21

Thursday Night Live is back!
HA!
Live comedy in Gainesville!
myspace.com/gainesvillecomedyshowcase
8-29-08-4-21


FREE WEBSITE
www.bettingthegators.com
8-29-3-21

*50% off all rentals with a new membership*
for first 30 days. Trades, preorder, new and
used games. Buy 2 get 2 free on all previ-
ously viewed movies. Hollywood-Video. 2018
SW 34th St. 4220 NW 16th Blvd 9-11-08-
10-21


1 Tickets


Booster club buses to Knoxville, Nashville
and Tallahassee. Have seats on bus/hotel
rooms in Knoxville and Nashville and tickets.
Call Betty 386-462-0404 9-4-08-5-22



Rides






GMG TRANSPORT
Cheapest fixed price in town to So. FL.
Buy tickets on line, over the phone, in per-
son. 435 One Way $45 Rount Trip.
Regular and Reverse Trips One Price
www.gmgtrans.com 352-215-8196
12-10-74-23

Fly in your own private plane
with your friends from Gainesville to the
Bahamas. YOU PICK THE DAYS CALL RD
Air Services to book this trip. We also can fly
anywhere in the US, and even Mexico.
Call for free quote 352-377-7308
9-5-9-23


Lost & Found


NAUGHTY Schoolgirl ContestlWin Cashl
The Sevilles are back in town & ready
to ROCKII Aug 29th, Fri, 10pm @ The
Backstage Lounge 1315 S. Main. $5/cover
18+welcome. Ladies dress to win cash 8-
29-3-25


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Sports
THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2008


ALLIGATOR
www.alligatorSports.org


Stamper becomes surprise leader

0 HE WILL REPLACE THE INJURED BRANDON
SPIKES IN THE STARTING LINEUP.

By KARL HYPPOLITE
Alligator Staff Writer
khyppolite@alligator.org

You could say Ryan Stamper is ready for his
close-up.
With preseason All-Southeastern Conference
linebacker Brandon Spikes likely to miss Saturday's
opener against Hawaii with a foot injury, one would
think the Gators would be concerned with how they
would replace a player who is expected to improve
upon a season in which he totaled 131 tackles.
Guess not.
"He's probably the most reliable person on our
football team," defensive coordinator Charlie Strong
said of Stamper. "It's so funny because you know
with Stamp what you're always going to get. He's
really solid and a good football player."
Stamper has only made one start during his ten-
ure as a Gator, but UF's confidence in him is high.
The redshirt junior was voted a team captain this
season and is well-versed in the Gators defensive
schemes, as he is one of the few players who know
all three of the Gators' linebacker positions.
It's no surprise that Stamper remains confident
entering his second career start.
"If (Spikes) can't go, and I get that opportunity,
that's just a great honor for me in the first game,"
Stamper said. "I'll be ready to go against Hawaii,
Miami, Tennessee, whoever. I've just got to be ready .
when my number is called." ,
Stamper would likely not only be a starter on
most other teams but a featured player.
The Jacksonville native has been content to con- -W
tribute on special teams and gain the respect of his
teammates, even if most fans are unaware of his
contributions. Andrew Stanflll/Allgator Staff
UF linebacker Ryan Stamper celebrates an interception during prac-
SEE STAMPER, PAGE 28 tice at the UF practice fields on Aug. 5.

UF FOOTBALL.

Harvin, Spikes to miss opening game


By EVAN DREXLER
Alligator Staff Writer
edrexler@alligator.org

What had long been suspected was
confirmed after the Gators' practice
Wednesday: Wide receiver Percy Harvin
and linebacker Brandon Spikes will not
play in Saturday's season opener.
Harvin has been recovering from heel
surgery, and Spikes' injured right foot
is still bothering him, UF coach Urban
Meyer said.
Meyer denied the Gators were resting
the two simply because Hawaii should be
a pushover.


"There's no holding anyone (back),"
Meyer said. "We're playing a team that
lent defense and take
care of the football on
Saturday."
Meyer was un-
certain if Spikes and
Harvin would be
able to play on Sept.
6 against Miami, and
Harvin said their availability
would be determined
next week in practice.
Sophomore offensive lineman Maurice
Hurt also missed practice and will be


unavailable Saturday with a shoulder
stinger.
Meyer expects senior offensive line-
man Jim Tartt and sophomore center
Maurkice Pouncey to play against
Hawaii. After missing Tuesday's practice
with a staph infection, backup quarter-
back John Brantley did practice with the
team Wednesday.
WILSON TO 0-LINE: Junior Ronnie Wilson,
currently a defensive lineman, has moved
back to his old position on the offensive
line, defensive line coach Dan McCarney
said.
SEE NOTES, PAGE 28


Hardships rob


former player-


of '08 season

One of the toughest parts about
becoming an adult is the real-
ization that life doesn't always
have those fairy tale endings you read
about growing up.
In fact, life is filled with moments of
tragedy just ask junior Alli Cecchini.
(Full disclosure: Cecchini was just
hired by the Alligator's advertising
department a few days ago. I had fio
idea until Wednesday night, well after I
decided to write tlis column.)
Cecchini was the backup setter for
the UF volleyball team the past two
seasons, behind Angle McGinnis, one of
the best setters
ever to grace
the O'Connell
Center floor.
This was
the year ,for
Cecchini to
Phil Kegler take the helm.
Phil on the Hill But she won't
pkegler@alligator.org be on the court
Friday night
in the season opener against Alabama
Birmingham.
As Cecchini's moment in the spot-
light approached, she suddenly wanted
to duck into the darkness.
"There were some days I wanted to
just sit in my room and be by myself
and not be around people," she says.
It's hard to blame her.


Her sister passed away during her
senior year of high school. Her best
friend, Ashley Slonina, was tragi-
cally lost in a motorcycle accident in
October.
Alli's parents even moved to
Gainesville part-time to help her get
through it all.
On March 7, her world came crash-
ing down again.
Coach Mary Wise called the junior
into her office and told her that her
38-year-old brother had passed away,
leaving her 14-year-old nephew with-
out a daddy.
"My mom didn't want me "to be
in the car driving or be by myself, so
she called Mary and told her first,"
SEE PHIL, PAGE 28


*NCAA Football : NC State vs. South
Carolina
ESPN, 8 p.m.

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Today's question: Who will gain the most yards
on the ground for the Gators on Saturday?

Wednesday's question: Other than Lawrence
Marsh, who will start at DT? (see right for
results)


Hunter
Epps
Sanders
Patchan


Percent (Votes)
38% (20)
32% (17)
15% (8)
15% (8)
53 TOTAL VOTES


MLB
Red Sox 11
Yankees 3
MLB
Mets 6
Phillies 3


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signs with Spanish club


I .:. T I
Alligator File Photo
UFjunior point guard Taurean Green dribbles around the perimeter during the first half of the
NCAA national championship game on April 2, 2007 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.


E HE SPENT THREE SEASONS AT
UF AND WON TWO NCAA TITLES.

By MIKE DIFERDINANDO
Alligator Staff Writer
mdiferdinando@alligator.org

Taurean Green doesn't speak much
Spanish, and that may be a problem.
The former UF point guard confirmed
Wednesday that he has agreed to play
for the Spanish club CAI Zaragoza.
Green is in the process of negotiating
what is believed to be a one-year deal
with the team.
He would not confirm the specifics of
the contract.
"I feel like this is the best move for
me right now," he said in a phone in-
terview.
Green said he is excited to spend
some time overseas, and he views the
move as a positive step for his career.
"The competition is tough. The guys
playing in this league are good players,"
he said.
Green points to Spain's recent
Olympic success as proof of the league's
talent level.
CAI Zaragoza was promoted to the
top flight of Spanish basketball after
winning the second-division title last
season.
Zaragoza will now face off with well-
known clubs such as Barcelona and Real
Madrid in Spanish basketball's premier


league.
Green said he is not worried about his
inability to speak the native language,
and that he doesn't think he will have a
hard time adjusting to life in Spain.
"I love Spanish food," he said. "So
I'm excited about that."
Green slipped to the seconibound
of the 2007 NBA Draft, where he was
selected No. 52 overall by the Portland
Trailblazers, after leaving UF early along
with former teammates Corey Brewer, Al

Noah.
While the rest of his
UF teammates contrib-
uted heavily in their
rookie years, Green
.' spent most of his at
the end of the bench.
Green Actually, several dif-
ferent benches.
Since draft day, the 6-foot guard
has spent time with the Blazers'
Development League team, the Idaho
Stampede, the Denver Nuggets and
most recently the New York Knicks.
Despite making more than $400,000
in his rookie year, Green only averaged
1.6 points per game and struggled to
make it off the bench in both Portland
and Denver.
Green, who was cut by the Knicks on
July 28, said he hopes a year overseas
will help showcase his talent for NBA
teams.


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I I Wilson switches from D-line to O-line


STAMPER, from page 25

And that is the reason why he
was voted a team captain.
"Stamper is just one of those
guys who you can always count
on to be there, he'll never let you
down," sophomore linebacker
I"andon Hicks said. "Spikes is
one of those dudes who is real en-
ergetic. (Stamper is) not as vocal
as Spikes and he won't be hooting
and hollering, but he'll always be
there.
"I think (being voted a captain)
helped him feel like he was in a
better position to show what he
can do."
Coach Urban Meyer has little
fear Stamper will be able to ad-
equately replace Spikes in the
meantime.
Meyer has mentioned Stamper
as one of the players who has been
the most impressive during the
preseason, and his unselfishness
has stood out.
"Stamper is a very physical, ac-
countable guy," Meyer said. "He's
one of those guys who works his


tail off, and he starts on the punt
team, which tells you how much I
think of him."
Meyer has always said how
iniportant he feels special teams
are, so being on the punt team is
a serious responsibility.
Stamper fan-
cies himself as
a guy who has
been able to
maximize his
athletic abil-
ity by being a
Meyer student of the
game.
He has played linebacker sinc6
his Pop Warner days and learned
all three linebacker positions in
the Gators defense to make him-
self a more versatile player.
It's something that young play-
ers could learn from Stamper.
"A lot of people think it's
talentwise, but it's not talent,"
Stamper said of being able to play
multiple positions.
"A lot of people have talent,
but they've just got to learn to
play on the college level, get the
plays down and play fast."


NOTES, from page 25


Wilson played left guard during the Gators'
2006 run to the national championship, but
was kicked off the team in April 2007 for dis-
ciplinary reasons. He rejoined the team this
summer,
HOME COOKING: When asked if he would trav-
el as far as Hawaii for a road game, or even to
a state like California or Texas, Meyer's answer
,was straightforward.
"No. Not with our schedule," Meyer said.


PHIL, from page 25

Cecchini said. "(Wise) was
there through all of it, she
was crying with me when
I found out. She was really
understanding."
In the background of such
tragedy, Cecchini was also in
spring practice, fighting to
live up to the incredible bar
set by McGinnis.
"I can't explain how much
pressure there was on me to
do well, and I was honestly
playing awful, horrible,"
Cecchini said. "I just realized
that it was really selfish to be
on this team and not be able
to mentally be there all the
way."
Her parents were forced


"Have you seen our schedule?"
The farthest UF will travel from Gainesville
this season is in Fayetteville, Ark., on Oct. 4.
STADIUM SHAPING UP: Wednesday brought
more signs of football's imminent arrival in
The Swamp. The logo at the
s50-yard line had been stenciled
in along with the end zones and
the 25-yard-line logos.
FOot all The old, blocky font used in
the end zone in past years has
been replaced by the more an-
gular logo. Both field goal crossbars had also
been erected, but no posts were attached.


to stay in California full-time
after her brother passed, and
Alli realized she wanted to be
home more, which would re-
quire her to leave the team.
Alli planned to tell Wise
after the spring season, be-
cause she laughingly admits
she really wanted to play in
the first-ever Southeastern
Conference beach volleyball
tournament.
But Wise could tell, calling
Cecchini into her office the
week before the tournament.
"(Wise) was like, 'Look,
what are we going to do about
you next year? Your head's
obviously not in it. We need
to sit down and figure out a
game plan for you, what's go-
ing to work out for you.'"
Alli couldn't hold it in any
longer.


"I just felt like I'd be ly-
ing to sit there and pretend
like, 'Yeah, let's make a game
plan,' so I was just like, 'Mary,
I decided I'm not playing next
year.'"

Her coach and teammates
were shocked, and former
roommate Elyse Cusack es-
pecially. But the most impor-
tant thing was their support,
which Cecchini cherishes.
Alli will be in the stands
for Friday night's season
opener, yelling for her former
teammates, who she talks to
nearly every day. She knows
she'll ,miss playing, but life
forced her to make this sad
choice.
Because sometimes things
really don't end Happily Ever
After.


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