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City passes


GRU rate


increases

By KRISTIN BJORNSEN
Alligator Contributing Writer
The Gainesville City Commission passed proposed rate
increases for Gainesville Regional Utilities in a meeting
Thursday night.
GRU will raise its rates on electricity, gas, wastewater
and drinking water for all customers starting Oct. 1.
Base rates for electricity will increase by $2.06 to $7.60.
Drinking water rates will go up $1.65 to $7, and gas rates
will go up $2.37 to $9.52.
"I think GRU has blindsided us out there."
Melody Sost
Cobblefield resident

Per-unit fees will also increase for each utility, depend-
ing on how much is used and when.
The price increase was caused by GRU's rising costs for
materials, improvements to facilities and fewer customers
than expected.
The wastewater rate change drew complaints from resi-
dents of private neighborhoods where the reclaimed water
is used for required lawn maintenance.
Instead of paying a flat rate of $10 a month, customers
will pay $6 a month plus 60 cents per 1,000 gallons used.
"I think GRU has blindsided us out there," said
Cobblefield resident Melody Sost. "It's not right."
Commissioner Jack Donovan moved to postpone the
wastewater decision for further analysis but was struck
down.
Most of the commissioners agreed that the new waste-
water rate was still low compared to other parts of the
nation.
"I'll say it tonight, and I'll say it as much as I need to: We
pay too little for water," Commissioner Lauren Poe said.


Minus grades to start summer A


By THOMAS STEWART
Alligator Writer
UF's grading system, which is be-
ing changed to include minus grades,
will premier a semester later than
planned.
UF Provost Joe Glover announced
the new grading scale at Thursday's
Faculty Senate meeting. Glover said
the scale would be ready by sum-


mer A.
Minus grades
were originally
approved by
the Senate in
December 2006,
according to
Senate records.
Glover According to
Alligator archives,
former UF Provost Janie Fouke said


in February that the new system
would be ready by January.
The new grading system won't
just add new grades: It will change
the value of plus grades as well. For
example, a B+, which is currently
worth 3.5 grade points, will be worth
3.33 points. A B- will be worth 2.67
points.
Student Senate records state that
SEE FACULTY, PAGE 9


Sara Hsu / Alligator Staff
UF President Bernie Machen speaks about minus grades at the Faculty Senate meeting Thursday after-
noon.


Shands construction to close one lane of Newell


About 100 yards of Newell Drive will be
limited to one lane of traffic starting this morn-
ing and lasting until Tuesday.
The work is part of the construction of an
underground tunnel that will link the Shands
at UF hospital to the Shands Cancer Hospital.
The area will span 100 yards of Newell
Drive adjacent to the Shands at UF Emergency


Department, according to a Thursday news traffic because a storm water pipe is being
release, installed, said Ted Kruljac, a Shands spokes-
The tunnel, scheduled for completion man.
in late November, will give hospital staff, UF "We purposely
patients and visitors a 440-foot path they Administration scheduled the con-
can walk through instead of having to cross struction during an
Southwest Archer Road. away-game weekend," he said.
The road will be converted to one-lane Although traffic may become more crowd-


ed in that area, Kruljac said everyone will have
the same access to the hospital. Visitors will be
able to access the Shands east visitor parking
garage, according to the news release.
Kruljac said that there are no plans to dose
part of Newell Drive again for construction.
AMANDA McKENZIE


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right, and the
Gators are headed
to Knoxville, Tenn.,
for their first road
game this season.
Some of the play-
ers have called this
game their first real
test of the year.
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Turlington evacuates after
fire alarm goes off
A fire alarm prompted a
few hundred UF students,
faculty and staff to evacuate
Turlington Hall for about half
an hour Thursday afternoon.
The alarm sounded off at
4:15 p.m. and disrupted much
of ninth period.
Lt. Terry McCarthy of the
Gainesville Fire Rescue said the
cause of the alarm appeared to
be a sensor that detected some
kind of aggravation, such as
dust, and not someone pulling
the alarm.
The building was cleared by
firefighters at about 4:45 p.m.
"You get false alarms all the
time," McCarthy said.
About six firefighters and
two fire trucks were sent to
the scene. McCarthy said more
were on standby because of the
building's size.
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"We will always verify and
reverify for the safety of the stu-
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STATE NEWS

Congress protects student loans


By JACQUELYN WEINER
Alligator Writer
jweiner@alligator.org

Although it won't affect UF students, some college
students in Florida who worry about securing federal
student loans may be able to rest easy for at least an-
other year.
A bill that extends by a year the federal govern-
ment's protection of banks that handle federal student
loans is awaiting President Bush's signature. The
purpose of the bill is to ensure that college students
can obtain federal loans regardless of the state of the
national economy.
The legislation would not affect UF students be-
cause the university uses the Federal Direct Loan
Program instead of working through lenders, said
Karen Fooks, director of UF Student Financial Affairs.
UF opted out of working through lenders in 1993,
Fooks said.
Florida State University and the University of
Central Florida, however, are among the universities
that use federal lenders and will be affected by the
new legislation.
The new measure was approved by the U.S. House
of Representatives on Monday and was quickly
passed on to the Senate, which voted in favor of the
legislation Wednesday, according to the House's
Committee on Education and Labor's Web site.
The bill extends for another year the authority, of
Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings to purchase
student loans. This allows the government to provide
lenders with a steady flow of money so they won't
have to turn eligible students away, according to the
committee's Web site.
The secretary's authority to bail out suffering lend-


ers was originally granted to Spellings through the
Ensuring Continued Access to Student Loans Act,
which was signed into law in May.
So far, no students have reported problems access-
ing federal student aid, according to the committee's
Web site.
The legislation is a preventative measure to ensure
that qualified students are able to receive federal aid
for college.
Texas Congressman Ruben Hinojosa emphasized
the importance of maintaining sufficient federal stu-
dent loan money during disctission
of the bill Monday before the House
of Representatives' vote, according
to the Library of Congress' Web
Site.
Hinojosa is chairman of the
House Subcommittee on Higher
Education, Lifelong Learning, and
Hinojosa Competitiveness and cosponsored
the bill.
"It would be a tragedy for a student to decide to
forego or postpone college because of a fear of not
being able to get a federal student loan," he said dur-
ing House discussions of the bill, according to the
library's Web site.
Florida Sen. Bill Nelson said in a statement that
the legislation is important because it ensures there is
enough financial aid available for students who need
help paying for college.
Fooks said regardless of credit market conditions,
UF students should not have any problems obtaining
loan money because UF works directly with the gov-
ernment.
Between 16,000 and 17,000 UF students pay for
their education using direct federal loans, she said.


GPD arrests SG


party members
Of 10 underage drinking arrests made by Gainesville
Police on Wednesday night, five involved members of Student
Government political parties at The Swamp Restaurant.
Gator Party Treasurer Brady Beitlich, 20, was one of the
students arrested on charges of underage drinking.
Beitlich said he regrets his decision, but the incident is unre-
lated to the Gator Party.
"This is simply five college students who made
a bad decision and are dealing with the side
effects from it."
Brady Beitlich
Gator Party Treasurer

"This is simply five college students who made a bad deci-
sion and are dealing with the side effects from it," he said.
Two students who registered with the party this week were
among those arrested, along with Sen. Suzanne Hershman,
20, and replacement Sen. Ryan McCarthy, who turns 21 next
month.
"It's really no one else's business," Beitlich said. "It was
simply friends gathering at Swamp after a very long day."
All five students were issued a court date and a notice to
appear, said GPD Lt. Keith Kameg.
Kameg said the arrests should serve as a wake-up call for
bar and restaurant security.
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STUDENT LIFE

Blood drive uses rivalry


By NATHAN DEEN
Alligator Contributing Writer
For students who donate blood, the
idea that they could save a person's life
is satisfying enough, but UF freshman
Giovanni Oliva feels he has made more of
an impact than usual.
"I want us to win," Oliva said. "Every
person counts."
Oliva is one of the donors in a com-
petition between UF and the University
of Tennessee that expands their rivalry
beyond sports. For the third straight year,
the two schools are competing to get the
most students to donate blood in a week.
Tennessee beat UF by a wide margin
the first two years of the competition, but
this year, things may change.
As of Thursday night, UF took the
lead over Tennessee, 1,147 to 1,116 stu-
dent donors.
Life South Community Blood Centers,
the sole supplier of blood for all hospitals
within the Gainesville region, is doing
everything it can to encourage students
to donate. Donors receive free snacks,
drinks and a T-shirt that reads "I Bleed"


Orange and Blue."
Emphasizing Tennessee's past domi-
nation in the competition may be having
an impact. This week is one of Life South's
best of the year.
"This is a very competitive drive," said
Laura Gale Bialeck, a donor recruiter for
Life South. "There's definitely an interest
in where we are in the competition."
Just the words "versus Tennessee"
have more students willing to help.
"This is a very competitive drive.
There's definitely an interest in
where we are in the competi-
tion."
Laura Gale Bialeck
donor recruiter for Life South

"I want to beat Tennessee any way
possible," said Marissa Gainsburg, a UF
freshman.
Today is the last day for students
to donate. Bialeck said that the drive's
results could be tallied as early as late
afternoon.


Business college to offer


lecture podcasts in Oct.


By KAYLEE MCCALL
Alligator Contributing Writer

To keep up with highly mobile stu-
dents, the Warrington College of Business
Administration at UF is providing down-
loadable lectures that students can watch
wherever and whenever.
Eric Olson, director oftheUFInformation
Technology Support Programs, plans on de-
buting free podcasts for all online business
course lectures in early October. Podcasts
are digital audio files that can be accessed
through the Internet and downloaded onto
a computer or mobile device.
Business professors already record lec-
tures as they speak during class and upload
them to the college's Internet server.
Offering the lectures in podcast form
will allow students to download the up-
dated structural content automatically


every time they plug their mobile device
into iTunes.
Olson said students can then access the
file and play it as often as they like.
He said the previous Windows video
format was inconvenient, and now stu-
dents with iPods will no
UF demcs longer have to convert
Academic the lecture format to fit
their systems.
Olson said podcasts could expand to
other UF departments but would not re-
place traditional lectures.
Jeramy Gonzalez, a UF zoology senior,
said a lecture podcast would make study-
ing easier.
"Commuting and waiting between
classes takes up a lot of time," Gonzalez
said. "But with podcasting lectures, I
could watch them between classes or on
the bus."


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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2008 E ALLIGATOR, 5


Car crashes into house


Harrison Diamond. Alligator Staff
A car sits partially embedded in the front wall of a house at 3020 NW 54th Ave. on Thursday
morning after it was driven through the yard and into the house.


* THE ACCIDENT WAS CAUSED
BY A FIGHT, POLICE SAY.

The front-seat passenger of a
car that crashed into a house in
Northwest Gainesville was arrested
Thursday morning.
The arrest came after police at-
tributed the car accident to a physi-
cal dispute between the car's driver
and passenger, said Gainesville
Police Officer Kelly Weaver, who
was on the scene.
A woman was driving the car west
on Northwest 54th Avenue with her
72-year-old mother in the passenger
seat around 11:30 a.m. when the two
began to argue, Weaver said.
Police reported that the passenger
pulled the driver's hair, causing the
steering wheel to shift to the right,
he said.
The car veered off the road and
into the house, Weaver said.


"It was a very low-speed crash,"
he said.
The car came to a stop in the liv-
ing room of a home at 3020 NW 54th
Ave. while the owners were in the
kitchen, Weaver said.
"They walked around and saw a
car in the house," Weaver said.
He said the driver and the owners
of the house were not hurt, and the
car was still drivable.
"They walked around and
saw a car in the house."
Kelly Weaver
Gainesville Police Officer

The passenger was arrested on
charges of domestic battery.
She was taken to the hospital in
accordance with procedures but did
not appear to be injured, Weaver
said.
KATIE GALLAGHER


Message urges BSU members to interview for Gator Party


President to approve future messages


Another message urging mem-
bers of a student organization to
register with the Gator Party during
interviews for spots in next month's
Student Government elections has
emerged.
A member of the Black Student
Union sent a Facebook message that
encouraged members to support the


Gator Party.
It was sent by Naadira Renfroe,
the organization's SG liaison.
"Everyone is encouraged to come
out and slate with the Gator Party,"
Renfroe's message stated.
A similar message was sent by an
Indian Student Association member
on Tuesday.


BSU President Courtney
Stephenson was quoted in a
Wednesday Alligator article as say-
ing that members of a student orga-
nization should not be told which
party to choose.
In an interview Thursday,
Stephenson said he was unaware of
the message.


He said that he stood by his state-
ments in Wednesday's article.
"1 really regret that it happened,
but I did what I could to rectify the
situation," he said.
As president,
StUdent Stephenson claimed
Life responsibility and said
only BSU's executive
board will be able to send future
messages, which must be approved
by Stephenson.

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Meanwhile, Lisa "Turtlee"
Patel, the ISA treasurer, said in a
Wednesday interview that her or-
ganization was allowed to tell mem-
bers to support the Gator Party.
Patel, who sent the message, said
the party never contacted ISA about
funding, which was a motivating
factor in Patel's message.
"That was a mistake, and we do
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Editorial
The end of this week has been a bit hectic. There hasn't
been an open seat in Library West for the past 48 hours, so
we've been forced to run mini-marathons around Marston
in search of a spot that was somewhat quiet and had contact
with an AC vent.
It's hard to study in hot, stale air when you've sweated
backpack straps onto the shoulders of your T-shirt and the
group of girls sitting behind you won't stop cackling about
God-knows-what. Thankfully, though, we survived our
tests and are being rewarded with the annual match up
between our beloved Gators and our rivals up in Knoxville,
Tenn.
That's enough about us; let's get on with this week's edi-
tionof ...


Darts & Laurels
To kick things off this week, we'd like to hand a this-
is-a-tradition-we-can-stand-by LAUREL to the Great
Underwear Dash 8. We can't believe this thing has persisted
for eight separate installations, but we're glad it has. Our
only real concern is, if the Undie Dash maintains its current
momentum, original Dashers will return in 30 years, strip to
their unmentionables and participate in the GUD 38.
If some of you do plan to dash as 50-something alumni,
please be sure to keep running in the meantime. We don't
want the police Tasering a group of half-naked old people
- think of all the jiggling.
Next up, we'd like to send an aren't-gas-prices-bad-
enough-already DART to the jerk who decided to spread
a rumor about a gas shortage. We don't know if you were
honestly concerned or if you wanted to create some extra
weekend business for a Gainesville gas station. The only
good to come from the rumor was we all decided we
weren't going to drive last weekend, so we stayed home
and partied. Thankfully, there was no rumor of a Natty
Light shortage.
Once again, we'd like to send a we've-come-a-long-way-
baby LAUREL to George Starke Jr., the first black student
admitted to UF. Thank you for breaking a cruel barrier 50
years ago and changing our lives for the better.
Now we'd like to toss a we-are-voting-Republican--
because-Paris-Hilton-says-Sarah-Palin's-glasses-are-hot
DART to anyone who focused on the Alaskan's eyewear
rather than her resume. The Editorial Board isn't trying to
influence anybody's vote, regardless of accusations against
us. We just want to make sure people are paying attention
to issues and not whether the candidates wear white after
Labor Day.
Finally, we've got a D&L doubleheader for you.
We'd like to send a where-did-you-all-come-from
LAUREL to the UF student body for an above-average
turnout for Student Senate party interviewing this week.
It's always good to see a constituency show enough initia-
tive to give the idea they truly care who represents them.
On the other hand, we are chucking a we-smell-some-
thing-fishy-and-possibly-infuriating DART to the Facebook
message encouraging student organizations to register un-
der the Gator Party to receive more SG funding. If it turns
out that SG functions on a foundation of bribery, then we'll
rescind the student body's above-mentioned laurel because
compelled participation isn't participation at all it's just
following directions.
Being de-laureled puts you immediately into the D&L
Hall of Shame, where you get to hang out with Andrew
"Don't Dart me, Bro" Meyer. We'know you don't want to
be there, and we don't want to put you there. We sincerely
hope these shady dealings are 100 percent false.
Go Gators, and have a safe weekend.


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Their actions are supported by the fact that people either.
who drive an average of 12,000 miles per year would So why are A)
save 180 gallons of fuel by exchanging their 25 mpg cars waiver?
for the 40 mpg hybrids. As the big three
Just think of the possible savings if all those low mile- they are simultanei
.age vehicles that are on the road today were improved to lion from Congress
higher mileage standards. they claim they can
Instead of offering tax breaks for people who buy The inconsistency
hybrids, why doesn't the government offer incentives to cial interest groups
people who trade in their old gas-guzzlers? son Congress is in t
Even better, why not just raise the minimum mileage The big three at
ratings for vehicles in this country? to' persuade memb
That possibility might be closer to reality than people the same reason th(
realize. Lehman Brothers ar
Last fall, Congress passed a bill that would raise fuel for their foolish han
efficiency by 40 percent of what it is to 27.5 mpg for cars Presidential elec
and 22.4 mpg for light trucks and SUVs by 2020. matter. If the publ
It seems pretty fail-safe, except when you look at the for high fuel costs
body of the bill and discover that if the task of improv- Congress to actually
ing fuel efficiency is too arduous, automakers can ask for lem rather than off
a waiver of the deadline, bills.
One year after its passing, Detroit automakers America needs ti
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already asking for a waiver from the 2015 interim stan- ideals.
dard, which requires a roughly 15 percent increase in It's up to you, Y
fuel efficiency. aware of its smoke-.
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Letters to the Editor
Meyer's actions not heroic
Andrew Meyer is not a hero.
Meyer did not stand face-to-face with tanks
in protest of an oppressive government (see
Tiananmen Square).
He did not lead a march on Washington,
D.C. in an effort to gain basic human rights
for people (see Martin Luther King Jr.). He
did not participate in protests to gain religious
freedoms (see Protestant Reformation).
These others were heroes. They protested
to gain basic rights of equality.
What Meyer did do was behave belliger-
ently in what had been a peaceful intellectual
discussion. He did throw a temper tantrum
when he was politely told to relinquish the
microphone. He did avoid several opportuni-
ties to conduct himself in a mature fashion as
University Police escorted him out. Meyer em-
barrassed himself, his family and his school,
and he abused his right to free speech.
He behaved more like a drunk, visiting
fan screaming obscenities than as a protester
trying desperately to rally support for a noble
cause. He got exactly what he deserved.
K.C. Baumert
4EG



Racism does not exist in U.S. society
Daniel Seco is writing about a problem that


doesn't exist.
The all-white jury hasn't convicted O.J.
Simpson. Even if they do, Seco would have
to prove that Simpson is nearly not guilty to
have a semi-valid case.
Seco is the racist. He's the one writing a
column about the jurors' race and assuming,
because the jurors are white, they will convict
a black man regardless of the facts of the case.
Get a life. Write about something that exists.
Daniel Seco: the racist drama queen.
Ed Kallal
5EG



Hand scanners a waste of money
At a time of grave financial crisis, record
layoffs and severe budget cuts, UF and
Student Gdvernment have no business allow-
ing the installation of expensive hand scanners
in the recreational facilities. Students do not
want their money wasted on such technology.
As someone who collected signatures for
the petition, I am terribly confused by David
Knowles' assertion that, "The one thing we've
been hearing from students for years is that
they don't want to have to bring their Gator 1
cards when they come to work out."
Only.one of the nearly 200 people I spoke
to actually expressed interest in such technol-
ogy. The rest of them thought the idea was


ridiculous. The problem could be solved by
taking a closer look at Gator 1 cards, asking
forgetful students for another form of identi-
fication or merely asking the students for their
UF ID numbers and addresses.
I expect the UF population to overwhelm-
ingly oppose such superfluous spending.
However, knowing the school's history, I also
suspect that, like the student-run coffee shop
and socially responsible investing, our duly
cast votes will be subverted.
Rory Delaney Rohan
5LS



McCain doesn't support troops
I opened up the Alligator on Wednesday to
find an awful rant by Andrew Fells. I would
like to set him straight. First, Alaska Gov.
Sarah Palin's bubble has just burst. Maybe it
has something to do with her personal tan-
ning booth or her cutting funding for Alaska's
Special Olympics.
Although it's nice to say Sen. John McCain
has always stood by the troops, maybe you
should check his record before making those
claims. He voted against the GI Bill, increased
funding for veterans' health care, funding a
trust fund for military health facilities and
funding for counseling services for veterans
with mental disorders.


Good going, almost as good as how he ap-
parently invented the BlackBerry.
Francisco Sotomayor
3EG

McCain's voting record consistently bad
Andrew Fells' editorial was appalling, as
was the decision to publish it. Poorly written
and childish, there was no logical structure.
It consisted simply of random rants and feel-
ings.
When it does try to draw upon evidence,
the article simply repeats false accusations and
unsubstantiated assertions. To refute Fells'
feeble claim that John McCain is stronger than
Barack Obama on military matters, McCain
voted no on the Health Care for Veterans
Amendment, as well as no on an amendment
that would have provided money for readjust-
ment counseling, related mental health servic-
es and rehabilitative services for veterans with
mental illness, post-traumatic stress disorder
or substance abuse disorder.
As for his character, he left his first wife
after she was hurt in a horrible car accident,
and the Senate Ethics Committee found that
McCain, one of the "Keating Five," exercised
poor judgment during the Savings and Loan
Crisis of the 1980s. Check your facts, Andrew
Fells.
Alicia Swift
3EG


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Presidential election could determine economic future of U.S.


In the past two weeks, the global
financial system has seen such cha-
otic and devastating activity that, as
voters, we find ourselves in a critical
position to' elect a president who
will maneuver us far from the des-
titution of the Bush administration's
policies.
Before, one could make a reason-
able argument that a vote for Sen.
John McCain was at least in the best
interest of those with large bank
accounts. It was assumed the rich
should vote Republican.
Now, with the investments of the
entire world on thin ice, such an as-
sumption cannot be made.
Given the emerging and estab-
lished evidence of the negligent and
failing Bush administration policies,
Americans must understand the
enormous impact that the state of


the global financial system has on
them.
By no standard is the economic
foundation of our nation stable; it is
in a state of utter chaos.
In case you've been sleeping for
the past two weeks, several historic
events have taken place in the finan-
cial world that will impact the lives
of most of the people on this planet.
Last week, the government made
unprecedented seizures of financial
mortgage giants Fannie Mae and
Freddie Mac. ,
Plans were announced Sunday
for Merrill Lynch to be sold to
avoid bankruptcy., On Monday,
investment-banking titan Lehman
Brothers declared bankruptcy. Both
events caused a flurry of fearful ac-
tivity on the stock market.
The Dow Jones Industrial


Lance Legel Average
Speaking Out responded
by dropping
more than
504 points on Monday, which was
the greatest one-day drop since the
first day of trading after the Sept. 11
terrorist attacks.
On Wednesday, the government
gained ownership of 80 percent of
the massive insurance company
AIG in exchange for an $85 billion
loan. Amid ballooning fears encap-
sulating the global financial system,
the Dow Jones plummeted again.
nearly 450 points.
What does this mean? In histori-
cal context, it serves as a potential
beckoning to a great financial de-
pression.
This decline could rob the value
of all our assets through the degra-


dation of the American dollar. We
must avoid this downturn at all
costs by using the 2008 presidential
election to re-chart our nation's eco-
nomic course.
Our continued dependence on
fossil fuels serves to threaten our na-
tional security while simultaneously
perpetuating expensive preemptive
wars and permanently scarring our
environment.
The ecological and financial costs
of worsening the effects of global
warming via continued investment
in the oil industry will serve to eco-
nomically paralyze our nation in the
pursuit of sustaining a modernized
industrial economy.
This election, when deciding
between a candidate funded by
the lobbyists responsible for Bush
administration policies and a candi-


date funded by 2.5 million outraged
American citizens demanding
change in these policies, please
choose wisely.
Know that McCain's dialogue of
change in Washington is laughable
compared to his record of voting
with Bush policies.
Independently research energy,
health care, war, the environment
and the economy before you go to
the polls. Each of these issues is criti-
cal to this election.
Elect a leader we can count on to
guide us in these turbulent times, as
Abraham Lincoln and Franklin D.
Roosevelt did in theirs.
Elect Barack Obama.
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County holds


hunger summit

By KATIE EMMETS
Alligator Contributing Writer
Poverty and hunger in Alachua County are causing resi-
dents to resort to some unusual methods of finding food.
"We have elders reporting that they.are Dumpster diving
in order to eat at the end of the month when their food stamps
run out," said John Skelly, poverty reduction program manager
for the Department of Children and Family Services in Alachua
County.
Skelly organized the Alachua County Hunger Summit,
which drew about 150 people Thursday to the Martin Luther
King Jr. Activity Center.
Local Skelly said he has observed the poverty prob-
News lems within the county for the past year.
"The biggest situation we are dealing with is
hunger," he said.
Local organizations, restaurants and grocery stores have
excess food they do not use, he said, adding that the summit
will be asking the organizations to donate food so volunteers
can deliver them.
Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan said this is the first time Alachua
County has held a Hunger Summit, and it came during a par-
ticularly challenging time with dwindling resources.
"Only 55 percent of people eligible for food stamps actually
receive them," Hanrahan said.
The rest of those eligible often don't apply because of lim-
ited access to a computer or means of transportation, according
to the 2008 Survey on Hunger in Alachua County conducted
by DCF in April.
Don Winstead, deputy secretary of DCF, said UF is a useful
resource to the community.
UF has a $4.2 million statewide contract with DCF to aid
in helping local communities, Winstead said, and university
staff and students provide nutritional education to low income
families.
Marilyn Baker, a DCF representative, was on-hand to offer
information about income limits and the allotment of money
for food stamps, which increases every October.
"For a one-person household, the amount will rise from
$162 to $176 per year," she said.
Baker said DCF is informing unemployed residents and
those who don't have food for their families about where to
go for help.
"People that need food stamps should make sure they ap-
ply online," she said. "It processes much faster than the paper
application."
Applicants can track their application's progress online,
Baker said, and if they do not get a response within 30 days,
they should call to follow up.


500 attend Ramadan Fast-a-thon


By KASEY ROBERTS
Alligator Contributing Writer

The sun went down, and
the feast began Thursday as
people filled the floor level of
the O'Connell Center in honor
of Ramadan, the holiest month of
the Islamic calendar.
The Ramadan Fast-a-thon,
hosted by Islam on Campus, was
open to people of any religion,
and about 500 people attended.
Osman Zafar, chairman- of the
event, said the organization asked
all participants to fast Thursday
to experience for one day what
Muslims experience the entire
month of Ramadan, which takes
place during the ninth month of
the Islamic calendar.
This year, Ramadan spans
the month of September. During
Ramadan, Muslims fast daily
from sunrise to sunset.
"One of the greatest devel-
opments of self-control is
to control what you put in
your mouth."
Imam Siraj Wahhaj
keynote speaker

Everyone who attended the
event was treated to a dinner
catered by Chutnees and Falafel
King that included hummus,
chicken, rice and salad.
The day's fast was broken
with dates and water at 7:35
p.m. following a reciting of "The
Sunset Prayer."
Imam Siraj Wahhaj, the first
Muslim to lead a prayer at the
U.S. House of Representatives,
spoke to students about the
purpose, benefits and power of
fasting.
Siraj Wahhaj said that man's
first sin, as agreed on by people
of Christian, Jewish and Muslim
religions, was to eat something
that was prohibited. Fasting is


Harrison Diamond / Alligator Staff
Imam Siraj Wahhaj speaks at the Ramadan Fast-a-thon sponsored
by Islam on Campus in the O'Connell Center on Thursday night.


prescribed to Muslims in the
Quran, and it will raise both con-
sciousness of God and conscious-
ness of the poor, he said.
"One-of the greatest develop-
ments of self-control is to control
what you put in your mouth," he
said to the crowd.
Siraj Wahhaj said that if stu-
dents are able to fast from food,
drinks and sexual relations dur-
ing the daylight of Ramadan,
they will continue to have a posi-
tive discipline after it is over.
"If you can stay away from


water during the month of
Ramadan, think of how easy it
will be to stay away from alco-
hol," he said.
Zafar said Islam on Campus
members have asked local busi-
nesses for merchandise dona-
tions that will be auctioned off
closer to the end of Ramadan.
The proceeds will go to the St.
Francis House, a local emergency
food shelter for the homeless.
"Last year, we raised about
$5,000," Zafar said. "We're look-
ing to raise that amount."


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The new grading system brings
with it an array of side effects, in-
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student grade point averages.
It could also affect whether stu-
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financial aid and honors status could
also be put at risk, Glover said.
The new system will require
professors to change their syllabuses
and UF to modify transcripts and
the algorithm it uses to compute
GPAs, he said.
Student Body President Kevin
Reilly, who sponsored a Student
Senate resolution in 2006 opposing
minus grades, said he is against mi-
nus grades because they will lower


students' GPAs though students will
not be doing anything differently.
Chris Snodgrass, a UF English
professor who voted in favor of mi-
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when grad-
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Female Roommate Match 3's $541.
FREE Cable Tanning, Alarms, W/D.
Located on Serene Nature Preserve
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Great Bus Route! 2 Miles to UF
12-10-74-1

Bigger IS Better
1 & 2 Beds*W/D in unit!
No move-in Fees! Tanning Pool
Roommate Matching! Hot Tub
FREE Cable with HBO 372-8100
12-10-74-1

1, 2, 3, 4BR Apts.
www.ApartmentslnGainesville.com
12-10-74-1

ONE month FREE rent plus more $$!!!
Sign for a luxury 2/2 and receive $720!!
Interested in a 4/4? Receive $300!!
Mention this ad and receive your $$
and NO SIGNING FEES!!
352-271-3131
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 2/2's
Sign at Lexington Today!
Don't Miss Out on the Best Year Ever!
www.lexingtoncrossinguf.com
352-373-9009
12-10-74-1

SAVE YOUR CASH FOR THE WEEKENDS
Fully fumished 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


U For Rent
furnished

.**." 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.
9-19-29-1

Immaculate small efficiency condo, reno-
vated, w/d premises. W/S incl. a/c, NS, No
pets. 1.5 mi S UF/Shands. Quiet area, 2
Bus routes. Lease $480/mo 561-798-7437
9-30-08-22-1

$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
internet. $200 deposit, each room.
Call Brad: 813-854-5628 9-30-08-28-1

*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

Countryside @ University 4BR/4BA Condo.,
2 rooms avail 1 yr lease. 8/1/08-7/31/09. TV,
W/D, internet cable access, pool, gym, on bus
rt. $425/mo/room, $300 dep. 386-445-0043
ask for Francine or Tony, frannyro@cfl.rr.com
9-19-08-27-1

Only 6 blocks to campus
1322 NW 6th Place. Available now. 3BR/
1BA house. WId. $9001mo, 871-6413 9-
23-20-1

LA MANCHA
914 SW 8th Ave. Furnished BR for rent 2.
blocks from UF/Shands. Free cable, utilities,
internet, security, pool. $375/mo. 352-284-
7304 10-8-08-20-1

-:: 2 Blocks To UF::-
Room in 4br condo incl utils, internet,
cable TV, pool. Very Nice $425 283-8777
www.Gainesville-Rooms-4-Rent.com 10-10-
08-20-1

Walk to class! Single Rooom: Ivy House!
Located next to Sorority Row. $600/month,
which includes parking space. Call Kelly @
561-262-3285. 9-26-08-9-1

2BR/2BA GREAT location!
Archer Rd, mins from UF, on
bus route, walk-in closets,
washer/dryer included, $800/month
call Dianna at 954-452-3600. 9-23-08-5-1


For Rent
furnished

FOR RENT (FURNISHED)
Make Sure It's FULLY Furnished Couch,
bed, end tables, blah, blah, blah. Make sure
they've got what you REALLY need Cox
High Speed Internet! Included w/rent at the
best apartment complexes. Ask before you
sign. Then upgrade to Digital Cable and
Digital Telephone for the ultimate entertain-
ment. cox.com/gators 9-19-3-1

University Commons 4BR/2BA Condo.,_ 4
rooms avail. Short Leases available. Great
location, just blocks from campus. On bus
rt. $350/mo/room. Call 352-514-0193 ask
for David daves491@hotmail.com 10-1-
08-10-1

Room w/bathroom for Rent in Pool House
$475/per month plus 1/3 utilities
Walk to campus, house on 17th st.
Nicely furnished, very well kept
Call Eric @ 954 646 9773 for more details
9-22-08-2-1


For Rent
S 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 Signing Bonus!
"$0 Move in fees"
$450/person Free Parking Across from UF!
371-7777 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-HUGEI 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

DOWNTOWN-THE PLACE TO BE
Why only come Thursday & Saturday Nights
Now Leasing 1/1's, 2/2 & 3/3 Townhouses
Penthouse living at basement prices!
Pool*Washers & Dryers*Pet Friendly
Sign now! 338-0002
12-10-74-2


For Rent
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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's! NO FEES FREE RENT
*1 MONTH FREE / NO FEES!
* 1 br ONLY $5601
* 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


1, and only 1,4BR LEFT!
1434 sq. ft $295 p/person
Fully equipped kitchen
Pet-friendly & park @.UFI
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 furish. Short term
available. Private Owner. $595-up. 352-538-
2181. Lv msg 12-10-08-74-2


*SLEEP IN*
*GET TO CLASS ON TIME*
Close to UF!!!
Luxury 1/1, 2/2 flats & 3/3 TH
FREE cable HBO/Show &Tanning..
Gated *Alarms Pet Friendly
Oxford Manor, 377-2777
12-10-74-2


** 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
12-10-08-74-2


S For Rent
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12-10-08-74-2
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FREE UF parking FREE Gym
Pets Welcome 352-332-7401
12-10-74-2


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

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***PARKING***
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,'or 3 BR
*Great Deals*
Pet friendly, Gated
(352)372-0400
12-10-74-2

Want your own place?
1/1 w/W/D @ $699
Move in TODAY!
.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 3 and 4 Bedrooms
4's-From $466 Per. Rm
Female Roommate Match 3's-From $511
FREE Cable, Tanning, Alarms, & W/D
Furniture, Utility and Internet Pkgs Available!
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 414'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


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Barbara Walker Jones 7pm Sat. Krishna House
September 27 2008 (@ 1334 214 NW 14th St. Gn. 32603
NE 4th Ave. We also invite you editaon,bah oga
to join us for Bible Study on Krishna Break-fast M-F 7:00 ANl
Weds. 7pm an Sun. S ices Kshna Brakast -F :00
Gita/Kirtan.t'east W-F 6:30 PhM
@ 1am 1930 SW Waldo Rd. Pure vegan!regetarian Prasad
Gaines\ille. For more info call MF 2-4 PM Saturday 6-9 PM
642-4535 (352222-2286
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For Rent
unfurnished


Wanna See the Gators Play?
GIANT 1&2 Beds*Full W/D
Close to campus*We love pets
No Move-in fees* One month FREE
Call now: 372-8100
12-10-74-2






Tired of The Same Boring Apt?
Sign now for Downtown Living!
Luxury 1/1, 2/2 & 3/3s
Washer/Dryer*Pet Friendly*Alarm
www.arlingtonsquare.org* 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


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Grace United lMthodist
Church
Sunday Bible Siudy 9:-Tamn
Sunday 'Worship 9:00 & 10:45
9325 Newterry Rd.
352-332--8770 gracefl.org
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Southwest United Methodist
Church
Open and inclusive, Family away
-;4,from home, Informal Traditional
Worship, Classes and activities
will be planned using student
input.
Sunday worslip 10:45am
2400 SW Williston Rd
352-378-4931

University United Methodist
Church
The Wesley Foundation meeting
at the Presbyterian Student
Center
1402 W University Avenue
Sunday Worship Cafe:
Traditional Blend 9:30am
Free Breakfast 10:30am
Modern Mix 1 l:00am
Thursday The Gathering 8pm
ulf~esle,.com for more into

First United Methodist
Church
Traditional Sunda' Worship
8:25am and 10:55am. All Ages
Sunday School Groups 9:
45am.
Wednesday Dinner ($2
Students) and Classes 5:30-7:
30pm .
419 NE Ist St. www.fumcgnl.org
(352)372-8523

SNon-Denominational
University City Church of
Christ
Gators for Christ campus
ministry college group meets at


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unfurnished


WALK TO UF & Save $$$!
2br/1ba from $679
No Move-in Fees!
Wood floors avail! Pets loved
FREE Parking! 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 Internet;
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


Non-Denominational

University City church on
Sunday at 9:30am and
Wednesday at 7pm practical
application from God's word,
plus service projects, large group
events, free meals, and much
more...
(directions and events calendar
at ww'.gatorsforchrist.org)

Presbyterian

Faith Presbyterian Church
lOAm Worship
i9Am Sunday School
-..,5916 NW 39th Avenue
fGainesville
SPhone: 352-377-54S2
nwww.lpc-gn.org

Presbyterian & Disciples of
Christ Student Center
Open, affirming and spiritually
diverse. Taize worship Sun. at
7pm. $1 Dinners Weds. at 7pm.
Theology on Tap Tues. Stubbies
Pub Downtown 8pm.
1402 University Are,
376-7539 pdcsc.org

Syro-Malabar
Rite
Holy Faith Catholic Church
Holv Nlass on ever' 2nd Sunda
of the month at 4pm in Syro-
Malabar Rite IhNalavalam) at
Holy Faith Catholic Church
747 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville
Phone; (352) 219-7125
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ACROSS FROM UF!
No Move-in Fees! FREE rent!
Studios $452, 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, WID, Tile,
Alarm, Spacious, Student friendly de-
sign. 1BR/1BA $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!
Only $859-$286 p/person!
D/w*walk-in closet*vanity
Pool*teinis/bball cts*alarm
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
12-10-08-74-2

TWO BLOCKS TO UFI
MIDTOWN 1 Bedrooms From $605
$0 MOVE IN FEES I MONTH FREE!!
FREE PARKING!
371-0769 CollegeParkUF.com
12-10-08-74-2

Save Gas & Walk to UF!
1brs from $542 150 ft from UF!
$0 move-in fees! Move-in Today!
FREE parking! Pets Welcome!
372-7111 CollegeManor.org
12-10-08-74-2

FREE RENTII!I
MIDTOWN 1BRs, 2BRs and 3BRs
Steps to UF, FREE PARKING
*$0 Move in fees* 1 MONTH FREE*
371-7777 CollegeParkUF.com
12-10-08-74-2

Vaulted ceilings, resort style pool...
And more!! Your luxurious 4/4 is waiting!
COME IN TODAY
and receive a personal check for...
$300!!!!11
352-271-3131
12-10-74-2

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

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

3/3 for $999 & 212 for $799
1.5 miles to UF Tanning, 3 Pools
24 hr gym, Computer room
B-ball, V-ball, & Tennis courts
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 9X22-
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APARTMENTS
*1 MONTH FREE OR CASH BACK*
Brand NEW & leasing forFall 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 Reits 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/2BAO
3 Blocks to Norman Hall
Historic, Stone Duplex
Newly Remodeled
WD, HVAC, Pet Friendly
$1200/mo
352-375-8256
12-10-74-2

Sign today and pay No Move In Fees
3/3's $1299 and 2/2's $1099
Our apartments offer cable w/HBO &
Showtime, Intemet, 24 hour maintenance,
sparkling pool, tanning bed, & 24 hour gym.
Call Now for limited time offers
3523374-FUNN (3866)
12-10-74-2


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Brand New/ Move-In today
Have your own house and live in G'ville
largest floor plans. Clubhouse w/ pool,
fitness, computer study, free tanning.
Pet Friendly 2,3 & 4br units avail.
NO-MOVE-IN FEES FOR A LIMITED TIME
352-373-7959
www.cottagegroveatgainesville.com
12-10-08-74-2







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 & Nicel 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


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1st MONTH 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 9-19-
41-2

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 9-19-
41-2

MARCHWOODI 1st MONTH 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 9-19-
41-2

WALK TO UFI 3BR 2 BA, new flooring
Before move-in! vaulted ceilings, garage,
Washer/dryer, $1400/rent, 2624 NW 4th Ave
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 9-19-
41-2

CLOSE TO OAKS MALL! 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 9-19-
41-2

BRIGHTON PARK 2BR 2.5BA townhouse,
separate dining, high ceilings, Jacuzzi tub,
pool, $795/rent, 4415 SW 34th St. #609
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEsstate.com 9-19-
41-2

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 9-19-
41-2

BIKE TO CAMPUS! 1st MONTH FREE
2 BR 1.5 BA townhouseS,
Ceramic tile, newer carpet, w/d hkups,
$600/rent, 3925 SW 26th Terrace
.Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 9-19-
41-2

DUCKPONDI 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 9-19-
41-2

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
12-10-08-74-2

Tired of Vanilla Apts?
Check out our newly renovated 1, 2, or 3
bdrm floorplans starting at $795,
with only $99 move-in fees.
(Limited time offer)

Windmeadows Apts
3700 Windmeadows Blvd -
(Behind Butler Plaza) 352-373-3558
12-10-08-74-2

ENJOY YOUR OWN BATHI
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

Homestead Apartments
2 Months Free on our 1BR & 2BR/1BA
$139 moves you in
1 & 2 BDs starting from $599
Please call (352) 376-0828
gremco.com 12-10-74-2

Pinerush Villas
2 Months FREE
$139 moves you in
1 & 2 BDs starting from $499
Please call (352) 375-1519
gremco.com 12-10-74-2


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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

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

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 GATORS!
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

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 9-19-
31-2

1st MONTH FREE 3BR 2BA,
Living & family room, 2 bonus rooms,
w/d hkups, fireplace, $995/rent,
3305 NW 46th PI
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 9-19-
31-2

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 9-19-
31-2

***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

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

2BR1 BA 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

We've Rolled Back the Prices!
$450/mo 1BD/1 BA 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

NW 39th Ave. Fancy Ig 3/2 w/loft. Open,
bright, costly laminated wood looking firs.
1 w/new ceramic tile fir. $755-$900. Nice
2/2 gated patio, trees $635-$670. On bus rt.
Good area. Part utils pd. 373-8310, 219-3937
9-22-23-2


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


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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.
12-10-08-74-2

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/mo security $800; 3143 NW 79th Ct
www.edbaurmanagementcom-1731 NW6th
Street-375-7104 12-10-74-2

HOUSE 4BR/2BA 2000 sq ft. Central heat/
air. Wood floor, tile, carpet in bedrooms.
Garage plus 2 car carport. 1105 NW 14th
Ave. $1275/mo Andree Realty 375-2900
9-30-08-26-2

MILL RUN CONDO 1 mo free
Nice place, close to campus. 2BR/1.5BA
approx 1000 sq ft. WID hk-up. Below mar-
ket rent $695/mo. Avail now. 352-359-8311
10-29-08-47-2

Lofts Oasis Unique "Urban Style Loft Living"
less than 2 miles from Shands and UF cam-
pus! 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.edbaurm
anagement.com 1731 NW 6th Street (352)
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House near UF 3/2 house just blocks from
UFI 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-
7104x113 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


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


**WOODLAND VILLASOO
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
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Bike to UF: 3960 SW 1stAve. 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

FANTASTIC LOCATION! Free month rent!
2BR/1BA single story duplex. within minutes
of UF, Shands & West Univ Ave locations.
Private off-street parking. Pets considered,
no smoking $575-$600 494-1188 9-19-
15-2

$900.00 Per Month 4 Bedroom, 4 Bath
Condo, Tile floors, New Paint, Clean and
Spotless. Ready for move in. Call Frances
@ 352-375-8787 Rent Florida Realty 10-
13-08-30-2


*ARBOR EAST
1 mo. FREE RENT
2/2 starting @ $770
Close to UF & Shands
2335 SW 35th Place
M-F 10 Sat by appt.
866-650-8069
12-10-08-69-2


*THE PALMS
Walk to UF
Spacious 2/2 condo
Guaranteed parking. Pool.
Starting @$1250.
230 SW 2nd Ave. 494-6027
www.gainesvillepalms.com
12-10-08-69-2


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BEAUTIFUL HOUSE NEAR CAMPUS
1/2 1st mo free. 2000 sq ft, 5 blks from
UF. 3 or 4BR/2BA. Perfect for families
or graduate student. $1700/no. Call 359
8311. 10-29-08-40-2

1BR/1BA CONDO. GREAT LOCATION!
Extremely close to campus and Shands.
HUGE W/I Closet, W/D, balcony, pool, fit-
ness center. New paint, carpet. $695/mo.
Call 321-543-8142 billdodds@earthlink.net
9-19-08-12-2

Safe,quiet near Shands, UF. 2br/1.5 ba,
ceramic tile,nice. Fenced rear yard, w/d
hookups,laundromat. $550/month.
386-328-2192/386-972-4115.
9-22-08-12-2


***- MICANOPY HOUSE-***
3BR 1BA, bathroom is huge, large yard, in
Micanopy city, pets arranged. Cool old house.
$600/mo, 1st, last, dep. Call Greg 214-3291
9-22-10-2


***ARCHER ROAD HOUSE***
3BR 2BA, fenced backyard, tile floor, nice
$775/mo. ALSO Private room in trailerArcher
Rd near Publix $275/mo. Call Greg 214-3291
9-22-10-2

HISTORIC HOMES
1-3BR apts + 2 houses 923 SE 4th St, 18 NE
10th St. High ceilings, porch, wood floors.
$500-$1100/mo. No dogs. 1st, last, sec. Call
378-3704, sallygville@aol.com 9-30-15-2


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2640 SW 31st PI Unit B. Right off of SW
23rd St. 900 Sq. Ft 2Br 1 1/2 Bath near
UF/Shands. On bus rr, W/D hookup with
private fenced yard. 562-2782 or 514-6869.
$565/month 9-23-10-2

Immaculate 4/3 with 3-way split mins to UF
SFC and NFR. Wood, ceramic and carpet
floors. 2 car garage; MBR with Jacuzzi tub.
Immediate availability. 1500/mo. Call 352
258 5002 http://stillwind.qcslink.com. 9-
25-08-11-2

BIKE TO UF
4BR/3BA, over 2000 sf, nice area 1 mi to
UF. 2816 W Univ Ave. $1500/mo. 1st, last
mo & 1 mo SD 376-6183, 352-327-2931
9-24-08-10-2

Duck Pond Large 1BDIBA with newly re-
modled Bathroom + WID. Located at 738
NE 2nd Street. $600.00mo + Sec. (352)871-
4398 or (850)291-4969. 9-23-7-2

3/1 house for $630 mo at 920 NW 6th Ave
edbaurmanagemnet.com 1731 NW 6th St
375-7104 12-10-60-2

2/1 house for $560 mo at 916 NW 6th Ave
edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th St
375-7104 12-10-60-2

3/2 house, one car garage, fenced yard, pet
friendly for 1050 mo at 1015 NE 5th PI
edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th St
375-7104 12-10-60-2

2/2 condo at Brandywine, 2811 SWArcher Rd
for $725 per month Edbaurmanagement.com
1731 NW 6th St 375 7104 12-10-60-2


*Gainesville's Nicest Luxury Office Space*
1000 SF, 3 Private Offices, Reception Area
Private Wrought Iron Balcony
Jackson Square $1700/mo
352-870-9453 12-10-60-2

Need a quiet place to live?
Check us out at Hickory Place Apts.
If U R "approved" move in 4 $199!
NO DEPOSIT & rest of Sept. FREE!
Call 377-7255 & get all details 9-22-08-5-2

Remodeled 3BR/2BA beautiful tile firs,
new appliances, 2 car garage on quiet st
in Northwood Pines. Large yard w/privacy
fence. 15 mins to UF, Shands & VA hospitals.
$1075/mo 305-323-9742.6413 NW 30th Terr.
9-29-10-2

LARGE 4BR/3BA HOUSE
Partially furnished 3806 SV 2nd Ave. 1 blk
from Plaza Royal Theater on Newberry Rd.
Wood & tile floors. REDUCED: $1200/mo.
Call 407-363-7198, Cell 407-234-1380 9-
23-08-25-2

Marchwood Fully Upgraded 3BR 2BA town-
house, stainless steel appliances, wood
floor, fenced yard, w/d, pool. 4441 SW 21st
Lane $1050/rent. Call Tim at 352-275-6460
or Catlett74@Hotmail.com. Owner/Agent
9-30-08-10-2


Completely upgraded.New appliances,all
new bath,newly carpeted bdrms, W/D,1 mi.to
shopping,Shands,UF.On bus rt.Sorry,no
pets.$735/mo./Furnished $825/mo.Call 727-
423-9463 9-30-08-10-2

**lBR/1BA**
Living room, dining room. Quiet, very nice.
Mother-in-law suite. W/D, cable & all utils
incl. Near Haile. $750/mo. 352-367-0372
9-30-10-2

2BR 1BAApts $575/Mo
5 Blks to UF, Central H &Air
Laundry Fac. Carpet, Pets Allowed.
Short Term lease Avail.
829 Sw 5th Avenue
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 9-24-6-2

TIMBERWAY
2BR 2BA Condo, Central H &Air,
Carpet $750/Mo
3317 NW 51st Terrace
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
9-24-6-2

EFFICIENCY -2 Rooms.
Shared Bathroom, Window A/C
Carpet, Across from UF Stadium
1834 NW 1st Avenue $325/Mo
Call Merrill Management Inc 352-372-1494
9-24-6-2


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Need reliable person ASAP for 2/1 condo in
Greenleaf. New paint, new kit apple, ceramic
tile floors, inside laundry rm w/ W/D,small
privacy fenced bkyard, pets OK.4703 SW
67th Terr.Greenleaf $595/mo. jgibbs@ufl.edu
386.454.1912 9-23-08-5-2

BLUE'S CREEK A+ schools, 15 min to UF,
10 min to SFC. 3BR/2BA + study. Laminate
flrs throughout, built 2002. $1250/mo. Pool,
tennis & lawn maint. incl. 352-333-0211
GATOR GAME WEEKEND RENTALAVAIL
9-24-08-5-2

3BR/2.5BA Condo in Mile Run
$1000/mo. Tennis courts, pool, racquetball,
clubhouse. Call 284-6603 9-25-08-5-2

2BR/2BA Condo in Mile Run
$900/mo. Tennis courts, pool, racquetball,
clubhouse. Call 284-6603 9-25-08-5-2

Looking for female roommate to live w/3 girls
in 4BR/4BA condo. Tile in common area +
BAs + new carpet in BRs. Less than 2 mi
from UF. W/D incl, walk-in closet. $375/mo +
1/4 dtils. Short term lease ok 386-748-8718
9-25-08-5-2

Deal or No Deal
Rocky Point
376-1619
12-10-08-51-2

Venice New 1 and 2 bedroom homes from
$900 per month in active lifestyle community
with waterfront sites, resort amenities, on-
site activities and events. (866)823-9860.
9-19-1-2


U 1 Subleases

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


Melrose Apt RE-LET 1 of 2 BR/2pvt baths-
-861 sq ft. Nxt to gym, pool, bus stop, club
house, parking.Fully furnished,laundry in rm.
$592/mo, student discount avail. AVAIL NOW
Call Liz 407-925-1019 9-19-08-11-3

1 BR/1 BA apt for sublease at Summer Place.
$625/mo. includes water, fully fumished.
AVAILABLE NOW. Lease ends 7/31/09.
Call 941-457-3444 or swatts@ufl.edu. 9-
30-08-15-3


U Roommates

Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
12-10-74-4


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for print andlor web editions
right thru our website!
Just go to
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Visa and Mastercard accepted.

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

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

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 9-19-20-4

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


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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 9-22-08-19-4
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
Room for rent in a 2 bed 2 bath house. 5
Blocks from Ben Hill Griffin stadium. Great
for a UF student! $500 per month plus half
the utilities and cable. Call Patrick af'--2-
682-9342 9-26-08-16-4
WALK or BIKE 7 blocks to UF! N/S
Roommate wanted in 4 BR house in nice
neighborhood. NW7th PI and 22nd St. Great
parking, 2 kitchens, indoor laundry, large
fenced yard and screened back porch. Hi-
speed net, cable. $395/mo. 813-295-3010
10-2-08-20-4
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-
19-08-8-4
Roommates wanted to share 4/2 home with
washer/dryer, wifi, cable, home office and
utilities for $350/mo in Northwood Pines
off 34th St. Call 352-337-2937 or email
ssechat@aol.com. 9-25-08-10-4
Female roommates (3) NS/ND to share a
new 4/2 house in a quiet neighborhood with
cable, internet, security alarm. $475/mo.
Utilities included. No pets. Call 352-331-8794
10-24-30-4
Roomie needed for 1 outgoing female &
friendly puppy in spacious 2 BD/1.5 BR apt.
@ Arbor Park. Fumished BD, lots of parking.
Under a mile from UF & downtown. $359/mo
+ 1/2 util. Email anikhan@ufl.edu 9-19-08-
5-4

- :: 2 Blocks To UF:: -
Room in 4br condo incl utils, intemet,
cable TV, pool. Very Nice $425 283-8777
www.Gainesville-Rooms-4-Rent.com 10-
10-08-4
HANDYMAN NEEDED Disc 4 work. 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. Car a+. 30 day notice 2 vacate.
Nr bus/shops. Sm caged pet ok 331-3666
9-22-5-4
Roommate wanted 3BR/2BA with pool SW
Gainesville. 15 mins to UF & Shands. $425/
mo + 1/2 utils 772-201-9933 9-29-10-4

Lge corner own BR in house, share w/quiet
busy roommates & pets: $375/mo + dep &
util. Woodsy area near SFCC/UF. Prof or grad
student preferred. 692-4419. 9-25-08-7-4
2 br 1 ba condo with 1 br for rent. 2 pools
in complex. Walking distance to shands and
UF. rent-395/mo. Call Mike 352-316-3930
9-23-08-5-4
Male N/S roommate needed for a 2br 1.5 ba
condo near UF just off of SW 13th St. $400
a mo plus $200 deposit. Rent includes all
utilities, cable, internetand pool. No lease
and on bus route. Call (352) 373-8712. 9-
23-5-4
Male college student needs roommate 4BR/
4BA condo. Own bathroom. W/D, high speed
internet. Includes utilities $450/mo (available
immediately) 863-634-1893 10-1-10-4
AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY Short term lease
ok. Perfect for grad/med students. Spacious
room w/pvt bath, kitchenette, pvt entrance in
large, quiet home 5 min to UF. W/D & A/C.
$575/mo + utils. Call"352-284-0979 10-1-
08-10-4
$375 ROOM 4 RENT!!!+ 1/2 Util; Fully fur-
nished, free water, & pets allowed! Female
pref. for this VERY spacy 2BR apt. Please
call 352-871-7445 or email MAD05@ufl.edu
for more info. 9-25-5-4
Roommate needed to share a 3bd/2ba
house with one male and one female UF
student. Close to SFCC, nice house & good
neighborhood. $325/mo. and 1/3 utilities.
Flexible lease possible. Jenny 352-870-3975
9-26-6-4


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12-10-74-5

NEW CONDOS -WALK to UF
3 BIks to UF. For Info on ALL 1, 2, 3, 4
Bedrooms for Sale, Call Eric Leightman,
Campus Realty at 352-219-2879. 12-10-
74-5


Brand new luxury condos starting at $220k.
Granite tops, tall ceilings, private balcony,
steel & concrete construction, alarm system.
Call Eric Wild at 352-870-9453 12-10-74-5

AFFORDABLE LUXURY NEWCONSTRUC-
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

Alachua County. Nice big block home.
Country location. 4BR/2BA, 2 car garage,
pool. Needs work sink hole $85,000 or
best offer. Owner financing 727-939-1864
9-29-20-5

Close to UF. Brand new energy star home.
3BR/2BA with it all: Solid wood cabinets, tile
floors, stainless-look appliances Seller pays
up to 3% toward closing costs. $189,900. Call
Joseph Freck 284-1537 ERA Trend Realty
9-24-08-10-5

Tired of your roommate? Need a home that
yo; -an sell when you leave Gainesville?
For sale: 3/2 DW MH in beautiful Oak Park
Village (Archer RD near 1-75). Easy access
to Shands/UF and Butler Plaza. And rent is
only 265/mo. Pictures available Call 704-292-
4614 9-19-08-4-5.

2/1 CONDO 1700 SW 16th Ct. $675/mo.
Unit M-21 private Summit House, X-Large.
good parking 1 blk from Shands near UF,
VA, vet school. 2 pools, clean. Call 480-390-
4528. Quiet, beautiful. 9-25-5-5

AUCTION 182 Acres Divided 2,500 Sq.
Ft. Home Thurs., Oct. 2, 4:00 p.m. Dooly
County, GA This farm will sell divided into
7 tracts ranging in size from 12 to 59 acres,
with 4 tracts selling absolute. The farm fea-
tures 120 acres of productive cropland & 62
acres of hardwoods & pines. The home was
built in 2005 and has 3 bedrooms & 2 baths,
custom cabinets, & garden tub. The farm will
be sold divided, in combinations of tracts or
as a whole if requested. Inspection: Sept. 28,
from 1 till 4 p.m., or by appointment. Farm
equipment sells at absolute auction. Pay 20%
down, 10% buyer's premium. GAL # 2034.
For Detailed Information www.johndixon.com
(800)479-1763 John Dixon & Associates
Auctions-Marketing. 9-19-1-5

Bank Special! 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms,
large lot! Make offer! Gracious Living Realty.
www.graciousliving.org e-mail: william@graci
ousliving.org (800)749-5263 Bank says "Sell,
S Sell!" 9-19-1-5

Owner Sacrifice Ocala/ Orlando Area 10.29
Acres reduced to $169,785. Perfect set-
ting, hills, views, fenced, abuts trail system,
minutes to The Villages. Owner/ Broker
(866)656-0022 9-19-1-5

East Tennessee affordable lake lots and
homes minutes from the Great Smoky
Mountains on pristine Norris Lake. Call
Lakeside Realty @(888)291-5253 or
visitwww.lakesiderealty-tn.com. 9-19-1-5


) ai Real Estate


South Carolina low country Hunting/
Recreation Tracts for sale. Close to 1-95 in
Bamberg CO. Peaceful/secluded and loaded
with deer, turkey, hogs and timber value too.
42ac-85ac-120ac-235ac-500ac-730ac- all
on the Little Salkahatchie river. Roads, game
plots, stands new Ready to hunt. Priced
below market!! Call Now (803)826-6033
(Brokers Protected). 9-19-1-5
STEAL MY MARSHFRONT Owner sacri-
fice!!! Drop dead gorgeous Marshfront. My
neighbor paid $389,900. I'll sell mine for.
less than the bank repo's. My six figure loss
is your gain. $229,900. Call: (888)306-4734.
9-19-1-5

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS Log cabin shell on
2 private acres near very wide trout stream
in the Galax area and New River State Park,
$139,500. Owner (866)789-8535. 9-19-1-5
35+ Acres from $34,900 First Come, First
Served Saturday, October 4, 2008 Southern
Colorado ranches Excellent financing avail-
able Call for your private property tour
.866)696-5263 x4576. 9-19-1-5
Lakefront living at its finest. Homesites avail-
able nestled in the mountains of NC along
150 miles of shoreline. 30% discounts for
limited time (800)709-LAKE. 9-19-1-5
*LOW $ DOWN HOMES* Gov't & Bank
Repos! Little $ Down! Call Now! (800)861-
5890 9-19-1-5


*l Furnishings

BED QUEEN $110 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. 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
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. 12-10-08-74-6
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

BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1100
(352) 372-7490 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 King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516.
12-10-74-6


a l Furnishings


BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 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


*1 Computers 3

CASH PAID FOR LAPTOPS
PDA's Modems Cameras
Any condition 336-0075 www.pcrecycle.biz
12-10-08-74-7



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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/lD. 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

YourNetBizNow.com

Business Building Tips, Tricks, Reviews, and
Commentary 9-26-10-7


5H Bicycles

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

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

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USED ROAD BIKES
Vintage 10-speeds and 3-speeds. $25 to
$199. Also-parts & frames. Friday 12-6.
Saturday 9-2. 102 NW 15th Street. 9-19-
3-9


SFor 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 EQUIPMENTAUCTIONS
are underway...
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and
more. All individuals interested in bidding go
to: http://www.surplus.ufl.edu/online/
12-10-08-99-10

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


PARKING SPACE FOR RENT
1117 SW 7th Ave, 1123 SW 7th Ave, 922
SW 7th Ave. $660 annually. 372-4903 9-
19-08-8-10

20+ FAMILY YARD SALE
>Somethjng for everyone!
>Forest Ridge NW 16 Ave & NW22 St
>Saturday, Sept 20 8-12
>Look for the yellow balloons.
>No dealers please 9-19-08-2-10


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By College Math Professor.
From Pre-Algebra through Calculus 3
Plus All Test Preparation Videos.
Call Steve @ 1-845-313-8795
or visit http://stores.ebay.com/math-videos
9-12-1-10

METAL ROOFING. Buy direct from manufac-
turer. Over 20 colors in stock, several profiles
to choose from. Quick turnaround. Delivery.
available. (352)498-0778, (888)393-0335.
www.GulfCoastSupply.com. 9-19-1-10

ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do .you earn
$800 in a day? 30 Local Machines and
Candy $9,995. (888)629-9968 BO2000033.
CALL US: We will not be undersold! 9-
19-1-10

OWN A RECESSION Proof Business
Established accounts with the average
owner Earning over $200K a year call 24/7
(866)622-8892 Code X. 9-19-1-10

FREE RAGS TO RICHES MAIL ORDER
OPPORTUNITY GUIDE! Name, Address,
Zip and $3 S/H to Emmer: 1903D
Bermuda Cir. Coconut Creek, FL 33066.
justelnme@aol.com (954)972-5312. 9-19-
1-10


0 1 Motorcycles, Mopeds)


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


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*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Motor Scooter Sales and Service!
Great Scooters, Service & Prices!
118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271
www.NS4L.com
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. Ldwest labor
rates around. Quickest turnaround time. Run
by Gator Grads so we know how to treat our
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

***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

-Used Scooter for Sale- HONDA Elite SR
50cc,in good condition for $700
Kymco ZX 50cc, fast scooterasking $700
I have titles in hand
call Tony for a visit at 305-989-0824 9-19-
5-11





MOST WANTED


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 BuyoSelleTrade
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!
00* FREE FREE FREE* FREE *0
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
CALL DON 215-7987 12-10-08-74-12

CARS FROM $29/MO!
Hondas 0 Chevys 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 SalesO***
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 9-19-22-12

Local Auto Auction We will sell your ve-
hicle, truck, trailer, boat If it has wheels, we
will sell it! Must have title present. Pay same
day as sale. M F, 9 4 Call (352) 373-7535
12-2-60-12

**Gator Gal Glimmer Wash**
Cool girls, HOT outfits. Specializing in
*PARTY WASHES* We wash as many cars
as we can in 1.5 hours. email:GatorGalGlim
merWash@gmail.com 9-19-5-12

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
9-19-08-5-12

2000 vw new beetle ($ 6,900)
1.8 turbo with manual transmission.
only one owner (90 Kmiles ).
Interior and Exterior are great.
call Luis at (352) 870-2278 9-19-08-3-12

2000 toyota corolla ($ 4,600)
automatic transmission.
103K miles great gas saver.
interior/exterior in great cond.
call Luis (352)8702278. 9-19-08-3-12

2002 toyota corolla s ($ 6,500)
Only one owner with 114 kmiles
automatic transmission
power lock and powe windows.
call luis (352)870-2278 9-19-08-3-12

2003 VW PASSAT-LOADED
36k miles, new tires, battery. $12,000 352-
262-0036 9-23-5-12

DONATE VEHICLE RECEIVE $1000
GROCERY COUPON NOAH'S ARC
SUPPORT NO KILL SHELTERS,
RESEARCH TO ADVANCE VETERINARY
TREATMENTS FREE TOWING, TAX
DEDUCTIBLE, NON-RUNNERSACCEPTED
(866)912-GIVE. 9-19-1-12

WE BUY DAMAGED CARS. Highest prices
paid, 1998 to 2009 models, Immediate pay-
ment, free towing. DamagedCars.com or
(877)877-7911. 9-19-1-12


*il 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. 9-29-08-74-13

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


*| Help Wanted

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

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! Learn more
at www.gleim.com/employment 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

$STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$
For gently used. clothing/accessories & fur-
niture. No appt.necessary! Sandy's Savvy
Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St.
- 372-1226 12-10-08-74-14


l Help Wanted


I .Help Wanted


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

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

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

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

CNA TRAINING CLASS: $250! Work at your
own time & pace in -your own home! To get
program oh DVD's call 352-597-2559. For
online program visit www.lapcnatraining.com
Get started right away! 12-10-72-14

* HAIRSTYLIST
SAIL 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

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
SSally 352-384-1155; st23@cox.net
10-1-08-20-14

www.gatorsneedjobs.com
Paid survey takers needed in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on surveys.
12-10-74-14

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

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

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


DOMINO'S PIZZA
Now hiring future managers. 8 locations
serving Gainesville 352-283-0077 12-10-
08-74-14

DOMINO'S
Now hiring Delivery Drivers $12-$16/hr. You
need a great attitude & dependable car. Hiring
lunch, dinner & late night shifts. Our closing
drivers earn $100 per night. Apply @ any of
our 8 location or @ gatordominos.com/jobs.
12-10-08-74-14

PART TIME WORK
Great Pay
Immediate FT/PT openings Customer Sales/
Service, no experience necessary. Conds
apply. All ages 17+ 352-246-3319 9-30-
08-22-14


Reginald Burton
Black Male
(DOB 08/12/63); 6'03",
175 Ibs, Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Wanted for:
Attempted Sexual Battery
and Tampering with a
Witness, Victim or Informant.
ALACMUA COUNTY


CRIME

STOPPERS

Call (352) 372-STOP


Tired of Working Retail?
Local real estate co. hiring part-time Sales &
Leasing Associates. Need previous sales
or retail exp & outgoing personality. No real
estate exp req (training provided). Bonuses
& benefits. Send resume, cover letter & avail
schedule to hr@trimarkproperties.com
12-10-70-14

Leasing Consultant
Wanted, PT Williamsburg VillageApartments.
Apply in Person, DFWP 12-10-68-14

$10-12/HOUR
Financial services company has immeie
openings for college students. No experience
required. Flexible hours. Apply in person be-
tween 4-7 pm. 1900 SW 34 St Ste 206 (2nd
floor above credit union) 9-19-08-12-14

CLEANING JOBS
All around cleaning & laundy FT/PT. Sun -
Fri, 12pm-7pm $7/hr. Call 256-3323 for more
info and interview. 10-10-08-25-14

Earn extra money. Students needed ASAP.
Earn up to $150/day being a mystery shop-
per. No experience required. Call 1-800-722-
4791 10-10-08-46-14

GATORMOTO IS NOW HIRING ANOTHER
SCOOTER MECHANIC. Must have knowl-
edge of two and four stroke engines. Tools
will be provided. For more information, con-
tact sales@gatormoto.com 9-23-08-10-14

Attention smokers! If you are a regular
smoker between the ages of 18 and 60,
you can earn money to complete question-
naires while you smoke. Contact the UF
Smoking Lab and Clinic at 352-273-2151 or
ufsmokelab@hotmail.com for additional info.
9-25-10-14

Hiring Business Success Promoters
& Specialized Recruitment Agents
Office at NW 10th Ave & 6th St.
Call 904-236-5454 no exp. req.
Email jobs@QualityAssured.us
9-25-10-14

PIZZA DELIVERY DRIVERS
Needed. Great Atmosphere, great money.
Five Star Pizza (downtown) 375-56007-10
SW 2nd Ave. Apply in person 10-10-08-
20-14

Homework coach needed for bright but disor-
ganized 10th grader at GHS. Call for details
352-258-1638 9-19-5-14

Investor Seeks Entrepreneurs! I am look-
ing for 5 highly motivated entrepreneurial
minded individuals, that are ready to take
on their life NOW! $8,000-$12,000 P/T very
flexible Leave Message 1-800-631-2648
10-10-08-20-14

Microsoft Live Search Brand Reps needed at
UF. Earn extra cash and get real-world mar-
keting experience. Limited positions available.
Apply by 10/1/08 at www.repnation.com/mi-
crosoftlivesearch 9-30-11-14

FULL TIME DRIVER/GCUST SERVICE
NATIONAL SUPPLY CO. MUST BE 21
YEARS OLD. HAVE CLEAN DRIVING
RECORD,COMPUTER EXP. BACKGROUND
AND DRUG SCREENING REQ SEND
RESUME TO KUNIETIS@REXELUSA.COM
9-26-08-9-14

Healthcare company seeks $SALES
SUPERSTARS$ to promote business.
Work from home. Be your own boss.
www.iboplus.com/40626354. Call Harmony
@ 352.214.7488 9-19-3-14

Zelosport, parent company of the Natiodna
Finger Football League and the NFL and
Collegiate Finger Football game is opening
positions for campus reps. High commis-
sion structure. Opportunity to attend major
sporting events and participate in national
ad campaign. Work your own hours. Must
love sports and have some sales skills. Visit
company website at www.zelosport.com.
Leave information at spuda@zelosport.com.
9-23-5-14 ,





16, ALLIGATOR S FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2008


0 1 Help Wanted

Wait Staff
Full Time & Part Time
Hiring smiles and great attitudes to wait
tables in our resort style retirement commu-
nity. Experience required; must possess the
right attitude and be committed to providing
excellent customer service.
Flexible schedules offered and guaranteed
hourly rate of pay.
5100 SW 25th Blvd
Gainesville, Florida 32608
Oak Hammock is a DFWP/EOE!
careers@oakhammock.org
9-25-08-7-14
G!i-
Exciting new restaurant j.doobies now
hiring driving staff for immediate employ-
ment. Must have valid drivers license, cell
phone and reliable vehicle. Flexible hours,
competitive pay. Call 352-672-6111 or email
jamesatesp@gmail.com for application and
interview. Experience preferred. 9-22-4-14


Earn $1000-$3200 a month
to drive new cars with ads.
www.AdCarCity.com 9-30-08-10-14


Fantasy Sports Website looking for college
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Sports
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2008


ALLIGATOR
www.alligator.org/sports


Picks


Column


SITE: Neyland Stadium, Knoxville,
Tenn., (cap. 104,079)
KICKOFF: Saturday 3:30 p.m.
TV/RADIO: CBS/WRUF AM850


We here at the alligatorSports Brand
Picks Column like to remember those
who help us become the big freaking
studs we are in the journalism com-
munity.
A year ago, an up-and-coming
sophomore from alligatorSports, Mike
McCall, went on ESPN's "First Take"
against The Daily Beacon (Tennessee's
student paper) sports editor Hunter
Pavlik.
We promise we haven't let McCall
anywhere near writing this thing.
If you haven't seen the clip on
YouTube yet, stop what you're doing
and go watch. It should be part of your
UF fan packet.
Let's just say it spawned this group
on Faceboolc "Who's Hunter Pavlik?
Hunter Pavlik is Mike's bitch." '
Being the nice, unbiased journalists
we are, we certainly have no comment
on such thoughts except to say, well
- we think so too.
Turns out Pavlik is the complete an-
tithesis to McCall the Tennessee grad
is also a fan of Virginia Tech (recently
upset by McCall's ECU Pirates) and
grew up a huge Duke fan in Durham
(Mike also loves UNC and despises all
things Blue Devils). But let the record
show Pavlik was a good sport in re-
counting the events of a year ago. He
seems like a jolly fellow and may very
well be more successful than all of us.
Kidding, of course. Anyhow, we
caught up with Pavlik this week and
found him up in Washington, D.C. He
graduated from Tennessee in May and
moved to the nation's capital to fol-
low his girlfriend, who is going to law
school at American.
"I haven't got anything permanent
yet. I'm freelancing for a Maryland pa-
per back and forth," Pavlik said. "But
I've had a bunch of interviews lately,
and I think something permanent is
going to come up soon."
Either way, it looks like the man
found himself a woman who can be the
SEE PICKS, PAGE 18


UF FOOTBALL

Gators get set for first test against Vols


By MIKE McCALL
Alligator Staff Writer
mmccall@alligator.org

Forget about those other two
games. Hawaii and Miami were
merely warm-ups.
Lose the thought that the
defense might have improved
since last season, and hold your
judgment about UF's running
backs or the play of quarterback
Tim Tebow.
The No. 4 Gators (2-0) have
a clean slate, and Saturday's
matchup at Tennessee won't
look anything like those first two
contests.
Players on both sides will fly
to the ball faster, there will likely
be more shots downfield in the
passing game, and Percy Harvin
will be "cut loose." This is UF's
first step toward the goal of a
Southeastern Conference title.
"This is basically another
opener," cornerback Joe Haden
said. "SEC is definitely what you
get pumped up about."
Some of the excitement
has been scaled back since the
Volunteers (1-1) aren't ranked -
the first time in the series that has
been true since 1984 -but expect
a different look from Tennessee
than the squad that lost to UCLA
in overtime two weeks ago.
And, with the crowd on their
side, don't look for the Volunteers
to limp out of this game like they


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Harrison Diamond, Alligator Staff
UF linebacker Brandon Spikes tries to get past the block of Miami tackle Jason Fox dunrg the
Gators' 26-3 win against Miami in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Sept. 6.
did after the 59-20 thrashing in doesn't expect Tennessee to give from last year with the way we
Gainesville last season. up this year. beat up on them," Spikes said. "I
While UF linebacker Brandon "We know they're going to know they are going to be pretty
Spikes said, "I know they're be ready to play, they're at home jacked up." -
really not as tough as us," he and they're looking for revenge SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 18


Surgery can't stop cross country runner Criscione


T he tailgaters won't be there.
SThere will not be tens of thousands of
People ready to scream.
The dew will be fresh. The sun will have
come up an hour earlier.
Jeremy Criscione doesn't mind.
The senior cross country star holds school
records in both the 5-mile and 8K and is one of
the odds-on favorites for Saturday's Mountain
Dew Invitational, and yet many students don't
even know his name.
But for him, this sure beats watching from
the sidelines.
E
Criscione had hernia surgery on Aug. 3,
2007, causing him to miss last season's opening
meet, the Gators' only home competition.
He missed 10 or 11 days of practice.


But the season that
would follow inspired
" confidence that may
have been a blessing in
disguise.
He remembers wor-
Phil Kegler trying about being fully
Phil on the Hill healed during his first
pkegler@alligator.org workout.
Then there were
worries about his first
race, the Auburn Invitational. All Criscione did
was turn in a career-best time in the 8K.
He felt the time could have been mislead-
ing by a forgiving course. The worries were
unfounded.
The senior broke a 14-year-old school record
in the 8K the following week, and all the con-
cerns were forgotten.


But Criscione knew a little differently. He
could still feel the stitches and mesh from the
surgery. Jabs of pain shot through him occa-
sionally.
"You always question if it came back or if
something tore again."
It didn't, and doctors tell him now there's a
negligible chance of it recurring. Sometimes he
still feels a pang or two but nothing compared
to the loneliness felt at last year's NCAA meet.
E U N
While the UF women qualified as a team for
last year's NCAA Championships, the men did
not. So as Criscione lined up at the start he
qualified as an individual he felt the differ-
ence of having no pack to hunt with.
SEE PHIL, PAGE 18


MLB
Twins 11
Rays 8


Astros
Marlins


* For more on UF-Tennessee, check
out the Web site where we break
down the matchup. Also look for
coverage on the cross country and
tennis teams.


Today's question: What will be the result of the
UF-Tennessee game?

Thursday's question: How many yards will
Arian Foster gain Saturday?
(see right for results)


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101-150
>150


Percent (Votes)
56% (59)
36% (38)
6% (6)
2% (2)
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UF faces former RB coach Drayton


FOOTBALL, from page 17


, Everyone seems to be in agreement on where
this game will be won or lost. The team with
more rushing yards has taken 16 of the last 18
meetings, and the Gators have dominated in
that department recently.
The Volunteers' rushing totals the last three
times were 66, minus-11 and 37 yards, and they
haven't broken a run for more than 10 yards
against UF since 2005.
"They are a tailback-oriented offense, and
(senior running back Arian Foster) is really
good," coach Urban Meyer said. "So getting
pressure on the quarterback is going to be criti-
cal, but I think what's more critical is stopping
that run."
Tennessee running backs coach Stan Drayton
might throw a hitch in Meyer's plans, as he
served at the same position with UF for the past
three seasons.
Meyer said he isn't worried about Drayton
giving the Volunteers any advantage in terms of
knowing the Gators' plays, and his decision to
move to a conference opponent doesn't bother
Meyer.


"It's just a rival," he said. "I want everyone to
better their family and do what they have to do,
but that's part of the deal. I'm fine, we just have
tomove on. God bless him and good luck."
While some of the hype for this game may
be lost, it still carries enormous significance.
Since the SEC split into divi-
sions, either UF or Tennessee
has won the East 13 out of
16 times, -and the loser of the
battle between the two teams
Shas only come back to make
the SEC Championship three
times a feat the Volunteers
accomplished last year.
The game will also give the defense a chance
to prove it can be a strong point instead of a
weakness.
The unit especially the secondary
- played well in the first two games, but every-
thing will be a little tougher now.
"The speed is different from any other team.
Linemen are faster, and it's like everybody trains
just to run fast," linebacker Brandon Hicks said.
"It's faster than the regular pace of a college
game. People talk about it, and you don't really
notice it or feel it until you're actually in it."


PHIL, from page 17

"You don't ever want to get on a
starting line with 250 other runners,
and you're the only one from your
team," he said.
Todd Morgan has stepped up
as the main coach leading the cross
country team this fall, and he has
seen a lot of development in his star
senior.
"He's just really got his head
down, showing up every day, clock-
ing in," Morgan said. "We learned a
lot with Jeremy last year."
It's a lesson Morgan and
Criscione want this team to take to
heart it's not how you start, it's
how you finish.
During Criscione's freshman
and sophomore years, the Gators
peaked midway through the season,
and their mid-season rankings were
always higher than their finishes at
the NCAA meet.
Last season, the team did not


qualify for nationals. While some of
this can be attributed to pushing too
early in the season, there's another
factor at play here.
Cross Country races usually
come in two varieties for men 8K
and 10K. UF runs in 8K races all the
way until NCAA Regionals and
Championships. Those last two
meets by far, the most important
- are 10K-length.
This year is Criscione's last
chance to have a successful finish
to his career. Then again, he just
finished up another chase in his life
- looking for the 1999 Walt Disney
documentary/drama "Endurance."
The senior had watched a part of
the movie many years ago but was
unable to find a copy to finish it.
The trail came to an end
Wednesday when Criscione bor-
rowed a copy from his coach.
With that complete, the pair will
turn back to the unsolved mystery
of how to get the Gators to produce
at the NCAA Championship meet.
Similar success seems likely.


PICKS, from page 17

bread-winner, and we certainly respect that here.
Pavlik admits he wasn't surprised by last year's outcome
on the field and joked he hopes the Volunteers "can keep them
within 30" this time around. As for the other nationally tele-
vised beatdown his showdown with McCall on "First Take"
- Pavlik said he held back on trash-talking because, well, there
isn't much to trash-talk about for Tennessee.
"You guys had just come off national championships in
football and basketball, and I didn't really want to throw any
Pat Summitt stuff out there. ... I mean, I wanted UT to win and
everything, but in the back of my head, logic is telling me that
Florida is probably going to cream us."
--'Cs to his pick for this weekend, here's what he had to say:
"There's no way I'm putting anything in your paper that
says Florida is going to win. We should've beat you guys two
years ago in Knoxville. UT kicks the late field goal to win."
Pavlik had this final message for UF students:
"Be ready to see a lot of (cornerback) Eric Berry and (wide


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receiver) Gerald Jones. ... If UT wins, it's because of those guys
and seriously this time we're going to rush for more than 50
yards against you guys."
We couldn't make this up if we tried. Now, on to the picks!
In sole possession of first place with a 17-3 record is Phil
"The thought of the Tampa Bay Rays in the World Series gives
me a raging erection" Kegler, who went a whopping 10-0 two
weeks ago and celebrated by broadcasting it on his Facebook
status and renting a chick flick. We cannot confirm any chicks
were in the room with him.
In second with a 15-5 mark on the year is Assistant Sports
Editor Evan "I live for Alligator travel" Drexler, who was
comparing the pros and cons of the Cincinnati and Charlotte
airports for a possible layover on a flight to the Arkansas game.
Hey, I hear they both have big windows and loud planes.
Checking in at a respectable third with a 14-6 record is
Sports Editor Brian "'T' for Troll" Steele, whose Harry Potter
fanaticism allowed him to remember the grading scale for a
fictional set of exams in the office the other night. If he could
just remember what spell Harry cast in Chapter 34 of book four,
he'd have a girlfriend in no time.


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Holding on in fourth place with a 13-7 record is Karl
"Orange Juice costs $2.50?" Hyppolite, who asked that very
question while on the phone with his wife Thursday afternoon.
Ah, the enthralling conversations that come with married life.
What's next week's topic, Karl? The economy? Lace curtains?
In dead-ass last place with a piss-poor 10-10 record is Mike
"Eight-hour road trips mean we get to listen to Talib Kweli's
entire library" McCall, whose talentless intramural football
team will win exactly zero games this season. He'd be better
off not getting his hopes up for a championship and quit now
- kind of like East Carolina.

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Long road trip, tough opponents await No. 16 Gators

By BOBBY CALLOVI miles for UF. of the trip to Boulder and back. a weekend off in the middle of ing to have to (talk to each other
Alligator Writer It won't be the first time this To try and make sure the team the season," Burleigh said. on the field)," senior Ameera
bcallovi@alligator.org seasn the Gators travel out west was fully rested. UF took a flight If the Gators are to win on Abdullah said. "There's not go-


Most people traveling from
Florida to Oregon are going to
want to stay for more than a
couple of days before making the
return trip.
The Gators weren't listening
to that thought process.
For No. 16 UF, the long
journey will just be a business
trip, as they head to the Pacific
Northwest to take on No. 5
Portland tonight.
Then, they will catch the late
flight back to Gainesville for their
match against No. 25 Kansas on
Sunday.
The trip will log over 5,950


for a Friday match and return
back for a game on Sunday.
On opening weekend, the
Gators headed out to Boulder,
Colo., for a game against
Colorado then to Boca Raton to
play Florida Atlantic. They were
1-0-1 on the trip.
But even that trip wasn't near-
ly as long as this one will be.
Freshman midfielder Tahnai
Annis hopes the previous expe-
rience will help them be more
prepared for the match.
"It felt like my legs were just
drained and a lot of energy was
taken from all of us," Annis said


Wednesday morning so it could
have Thursday to recover from
the ride.
"It felt like my legs were
just drained and a lot of
energy was taken from all
of us."
Tahnal Annis
UF freshman midfielder

UF coach Becky Burleigh even
gave her team the weekend off
after last Friday's 2-0 victory
against No. 23 Illinois to prepare
for this weekend's difficult
schedule.
"I can't remember ever having


the road, they'll have to shoot a
better percentage than they did
against the Illini.
UF had 12 total shots, but only
six of them were on goal in the
2-0 win. Besides the 6-1 demoli-
tion against Nebraska, UF hasn't
scored more than, 2 goals in a
game.
So far this season, Portland
has been near-perfect, tallying
five shutouts in seven games,
defeating defending national
champions Southern Cal and av-
eraging four goals per game.
"Against a team with as much
talent as Portland has, we are go-


ing to be room not to talk because
that's how we are going to win
the game."
While UF will probably need
its best game of the season to
defeat Portland, it will have to
then quickly turn its attention to
Kansas, another ranked foe. W
must face.
The Jayhawks are coming off
their first loss and will already
be in Florida when the Gators
get back. Kansas takes on Central
Florida on Friday.
A victory against Portland
would extend UF's winning
streak to four.


Friends become foes as UF opens SEC play with UGA


* KRISTY JAECKEL PLAYED IN HIGH
SCHOOL WITH UGA'S ANN DYLLA.

By KYLE MAISTRI
Alligator Writer
kmaistri@alligator.org

The Gators' freshmen will have their first
brush with Southeastern Conference play
tonight, but that doesn't mean the match
will be entirely foreign for a few first-year
players.
When No. 11 UF (6-1) squares off with
Georgia (7-4) tonight in the O'Connell
Center, there will be a couple familiar faces
on the other side of the court.
UF redshirt freshman Kristy Jaeckel
played high school volleyball in Colorado
with Georgia's starting middle blocker, Ann
Dylla the team's second leading blocker
(1.07 per set).


"It's always fun to see people that you
know from back home out here," said
Jaeckel, who plans to go out to dinner with
her old friend while she's in town.
Freshmen Colleen Ward and Kelly
Murphy played on the same Illinois-based
club volleyball team with Georgia libero
Carla Tietz, who has logged the second-
highest dig-per-set total on the team (3.17).
Ward said she.hasn't kept in touch with
Tietz since coming to college and added it's
a weird feeling seeing an old teammate on
the other side of the net. When the fresh-
man class takes the court and kicks off a new
conference slate, history would indicate that
they will become familiar with something
else: winning.
In the 17 years coach Mary Wise has been
at the helm, the Gators' SEC success can
only be described as utter domination.
UF's collective record over that time span


is 294-9, and 11 times the Gators have run
through the conference schedule without a
single slip-up.
On the way to winning games at a 97
percent clip, six teams in the conference
Georgia, Alabama,
Kentucky, Mississippi,
Mississippi State and
Auburn have never
Volleyball defeated Wise.
If the Gators are able to
defeat the Bulldogs tonight, Wise will im-
prove to 44-0 against the team from Athens.
Despite all the impressive statistics and
tradition of mowing down SEC competi-
tion, Wise noted the improvement across the
conference.
"This is not your mother's SEC," she said.
"This is a very different-looking league."
Wise said every team in the league has a
go-to player that is capable of carrying her


team to a victory on any given night, which
will keep the league more balanced from top
to bottom.
"We're all an ankle sprain away from be-
ing in the middle of the pack," she said.
In preparing for the Bulldogs, the Gators
have been focusing on senior outside hitter
Maria Taylor.
Taylor comes into the matchup averaging
more than four kills per set.
UF will have to key in on Taylor a
player Wise called the early favorite for SEC
Player of the Year in order to prevent their
second consecutive loss.
Wise and many of the players said they
learned more from losing to Colorado State
than they would have from a win, and they
hope to use that to get better and raise t.~ir
game against Georgia.
"We know that we can come out and be a
way better team," Jaeckel said.


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