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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008


UF, alumni board suspends TEP until 2010


Frat can 't hold socials, recruit
By THOMAS STEWART a suspension lasting until Jan. 1, 2010 for its
Alligator Writer participation in hazing activities discovered
by UF earlier this month.
A criminal charge of hazing against UF's In an agreement reached between UF and
Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity, known as TEP, has the alumni board of UF's TEP chapter, the
been dropped, but the fraternity has agreed to fraternity will close its house, located at 9


Fraternity Row, for one year and will overhaul
its pledging process.
The house will dose at the end of this year
and reopen Jan. 1, 2010. *
Judicial The fraternity will remain
Affairs on suspension, which means it
will be unable to hold social or
sporting events or take part in
service projects or recruiting efforts, said UF


Vice President for Student Affairs Patricia
Telles-Irvin.
Rick Freedman, vice president of the
alumni board, said the board would conduct
a "brother by brother" review to determine if
any members should be removed.
"If you're not contributing to this kater-
nity in terms of service and scholarship, then
SEE TEP, PAGE 5


GPD use Taser


gun on UF student


By KATIE EMMETS
Alligator Writer

Gainesville Police officers
reported that they Tasered a
UF student after he ignored
requests to get down after
they found him at a house in
Southwest Gainesville cov-
ered in blood.
Ryan Reed, 21, was booked
at the Alachua County Jail on
charges of resisting arrest
early Tuesday morning.
A report from GPD gave
the following account" of
events:
Officers, who were re-
sponding to reports of gun-
shots at about 2:15 a.m.,
surrounded the house at 325
S.W. 12th St. after seeing win-
dows shatter.
Thinking people in the
house might be shooting at
them, the officers shouted
for the people inside to come


out.
Reed responded by say-
ing, "I'm gonna (expletive)
you up."
Officers kicked the door
open and found Reed coming
out of a bedroom with blood
on his chest and arms.
Police said Reed ignored
multiple re-
LOCal quests to get
News down.
Officers Nick
Byrd and Michael Maresca
shot him in the torso with
Taser guns at the same time
to get him on the ground and
ordered him to stay still.
When Reed still did not
listen, Byrd shot him a second
time with the Taser gun while
Maresca handcuffed him.
Officers said they were
nervous Reed would either
arm himself or barricade
himself in the room.
SEE TASER, PAGE 4


Circuit judge in Miami-Dade overturns gay adoption ban


"If we don't appeal this decision, we're going to
be litigating it one time after another."
Neil Skene
special counsel for the Department of Children and
Families


A Florida statute banning gay couples from adopting chil- North Miami resident Martin Gill and his partner, Tom Roe,
dren was declared unconstitutional Tuesday by a circuit judge will be allowed to adopt two brothers, ages 4 and 8, who have
in Miami-Dade County. been under their care as foster children since 2004, according to
a 53-page decision issued by Judge Cindy S. Lederman.


The initial decision has been met with mixed feelings by
members of UF's Pride Student Union.
"It sounds like a breakthrough in some ways," said Evan
Lauteria, Pride's vice president for education.
Lauteria said he hopes the appeal goes to the state level to
bring attention to the issue.
"Gay and lesbian parents are just as competent as hetero-
sexual ones," he said.
Tuesday's decision, which overturns a 31-year-old statute,
states that the statute infringes on children's rights to have
SEE ADOPTION, PAGE 5


UF receiver
Percy Harvin (right)
could be playing
his last regular-
season game as
a Gator against
FSU on Saturday.
Harvin has excelled
against the 'Noles
in his career.
See Story, Page 14.


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George Edmondson Jr., also known as Mr. Two-Bits, leads his signature cheer on Florida Field
during Gator Growl 2008. Edmondson retired on Saturday. See Story, Page 3.


* DECISION MET WITH MIXED FEELINGS FROM
UF'S PRIDE STUDENT UNION.

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26 1 2008 ALLIGATOR, 3
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008 E ALLIGATOR, 3


UF OFFICIALS


UF, SG
By LAUREN
Alligator W
lbaker@alligat

As Thanksgiving dral
administrators and stude
ing forward to a holiday
than chomping on turkey
Several UF officials
around Gainesville to
socializing and giving th
Government's top execu
their family.
UF President Bernie M
Chris, plan to serve dii
House and eat their -T
afterward with friends a
mother, Machen wrote in
UF Provost Joe Glover
key that will later be comp
dishes from seven friends
meal, Glover wrote-in an


heads prepare to serve,
BAKER Other UF employees are looking forward "I will most
writer to typical holiday provisions with a cultural ball, but I know
tor.org twist. he said.
Aside from turkey and green beans, Vice UF Chief F
ws near, several UF President for Student Affairs Patricia Telles- will also contrite
nt leaders are look- Irvin said she would make her favorite dish, family's feast.
y that means more mince meat pie, which historically contains "I make a g
dried fruit and animal byproducts.
will be sticking "I'll probably be the only one eating it,"
partake in service, Telles-Irvin said with a laugh.
anks while Student She will host a traditional meal for about
itives pay visits to 16 family members and UF students who
don't have a place to go, she said. If enough
[achen and his wife, turkey is left over, she will make mole, a
manner at St. Francis Mexican soup made with chili sauce and bit-
[hanksgiving meal ter chocolate. Telles-Irvin
and his 91-year-old Student Body President Kevin Reilly said
an e-mail. he is looking forward to a traditional meal a boneless chic
plans to roast a tur- in his Palm Harbor home that includes his which is stuffed
)lemented with side favorite dish, sweet potato casserole. Reilly Student Bod
for a midafternoon said he has been known to help with the be in Jacksonv
e-mail. cooking. with home-cool


celebrate for holiday


definitely be watching foot-
my way around the kitchen,"

financial Officer Matt Fajack
ute some culinary skills to his

great pumpkin-banana torte,"
Fajack said, adding he al-
ways cooks the turkey.
Fajack, who moved to
Gainesville from Ohio in
spring, said he had trou-
ble finding the properly
prepared poultry to make
his favorite Thanksgiving.
dish, turducken. The
meal is made by stuffing
iken inside a boneless duck,
1 inside a turkey.
y Vice President Yooni Yi will
ille celebrating Thanksgiving
ked Korean dishes.


Yi said her family will pass around the
phone on Thursday morning and speak with
relatives, most of whom live in Korea.
Student Body Treasurer Paul Drayton,
also of Jacksonville, said he is looking for-
ward to eating made-from-scratch macaroni
and cheese, collard greens and juicy turkey
with about 20 family members.
Drayton will also watch "National
Lampoon," a tradition that began when he
was in elementary school.
Drayton said family members take turns
sharing what they are thankful for, a tradition
his mother organizes every year.
The break might not provide time for re-
laxation for all, however.
Brian Beach, interim senior vice president
for administration, said "hectic" would be
the perfect way to describe his holiday. Beach
'has three sons, 5 years old and younger.
"I probably will be chasing the boys to
keep them away from mom," he said.


Mr. Two-Bits describes last game day as 'awesome'


* SATURDAY WAS DECLARED.
'MR. TWO-BITS DAY.' -

By THOMAS STEWART
Alligator Writer'

There's not much booing at
Gator football games anymore, a
sign George Edmondson Jr., more
commonly known as Mr. Two-Bits,
said means the team doesn't need
him as much anymore.
After 60 years of leading cheers
from the field during football
games, Edmondson, 86, cheered


his final game on Saturday.
Fittingly, UF played The
Citadel, which was Edmondson's
alma mater. '
The first Gator game
Edmondson went to was also
against The Citadel. It was at
that game that he developed his
famous cheer, after watching fans
booing the Gators.
Saturday was a day of mixed
emotions, Edmondson said in a
Tuesday interview.
He said he is ready to retire, but
UF and the fans have been so good


to him.
Edmondson said fans came up
to him on Saturday and said, "Oh,
Mr. Two-Bits, you can't quit," and
"We love you, keep
going," and all he
could do was smile.
"You know, I just
Football cannot keep going
forever," he said.
He said he appreciated the trib-
utes during the game, including
being presented with a key to the
city by Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan
and being announced with the


senior football players.
"I felt like I was in big com-
pany," he said.
He said the cheer he led on
Saturday was probably the loudest
cheer he has ever heard.
"When I ran out there for that
last time, and I could hear the fans'
response, and all I can say was
'awesome,'" he said. "It was just
awesome."
He said the atmosphere on
Saturday might have even gone to
his head a little bit.
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fact that Hanrahan named the day
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His wife of 33 years, Jane, said
she's ready to see her husband
retire, but she never pressured him
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Lab gets $1.3M grant


By DAVID CUMMING
Alligator Writer
Florida's marine life is under threat
because of changes in waterways, but
UF researchers may now have resources
to find some solutions.
The Emerging Pathogens Institute's
new Aquatic Pathobiology Laboratory
received about a $1.3 million grant from
the National Institute of Standards and
Technology on Monday that will expand
the building's space.
The new laboratory, located on
Mowry Road, will expand from its 3,500
square feet to a 7,000-square-foot build-
ing thanks to the grant from the institute,
a non-regulatory agency with the U.S.
Department of Commerce. Construction
began in August.
Andy Kane, director of the Aquatic
Pathobiology Lab, said the expanded
laboratory will provide more room for
faculty studying freshwater and marine


ecology and for researchers training stu-
dents in emerging toxins.
The facility allows researchers to
carefully control laboratory conditions
so the variety of animals, including
marine mammals, fish, sea turtles and
mollusks, can be studied in an optimal
environment, Greene said.
It will also unite the institute with
the College of Veterinary 'Medicine's
Center for Environmental and Human
Toxicology to share and use multiple
resources.
"It's novel to be able to share re-
sources with multiple colleges," he
said. "We'll be able to accomplish more
together."
The initial $1 million in funds for the
now $2.3 million building came from
Emerging Pathogens Institute, College
of Public Health and Health Professions,
College of Veterinary Medicine and
the Institute for Food and Agricultural
Sciences.


Student could face expulsion


TASER, from page 1


Reed told officers he had been
drinking at Mother's Pub when he
got into a fight with two people at
the bar.
On his way home, Reed said he no-
ticed two men who he thought might
have been the men from the bar walk-
ing behind him.
When he got home, Reed said he
took a shotgun outside to confront the
two men, who ran away.
Police also found Bradley Carter,
21, and Charles Caraway, 23, at the
house.
Carter, also a UF student, said he
heard several rounds fired after Reed
took the shotgun outside.
Carter said he had been in a fight
with Reed trying to get the gun away
from him when police entered the
house.
GPD spokesman Keith Kameg said
Carter also had blood on his shirt.
Police could not identify the blood
on Carter's and Reed's shirts, Kameg


said.
"We do not know what they were
shooting at, but no one wanted to
admit who fired the gun and why,"
he said.
All three men appeared angry and
intoxicated, he said.
Police also found drug parapherna-
lia in Caraway's room and 12-gauge
shotgun shells in his pocket, the report
stated.
Local Police charged both
News Reed and Caraway with
discharge of a firearm
within city limits.
Caraway was also charged with
possession of drug paraphernalia.
Reed, who was the only one ar-
rested, was also charged with resisting
an officer without violence.
He was booked at the Alachua
County Jail.
UF spokesman Steve Orlando
said the university could take action
against Reed.
"The University of Florida can do
anything up to and including expel-
ling Reed from college," he said.


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Documentary features prof's research on Amazon


* MICHAEL HECKENBERGER LIVED
WITH AMAZON TRIBE FOR TWO YEARS.

By EMILY BLAKE
Alligator Writer

Maikiejana has to travel more than 2,000
miles to visit his family.
The UF anthropology professor, known by
his American name, Michael Heckenberger,
has spent about two years living with the in-
digenous Kuikuro in the Brazilian Amazon.
For the last 20 years, he has studied the
lost cities of the Amazon and'the culture of its
indigenous people.
"They're my family now," Heckenberger
said.
Heckenberger's research was featured
on "Lost City of the Amazon," an hour long
documentary that aired Thursday on the
National Geographic Channel.
He worked with the Xingu
Ethnoarchaeological Project, a research
project composed of anthropology experts
and UF graduate students and researchers
in Brazil.
The documentary highlighted the group's
primary discoveries: dusters of civilizations
where indigenous groups lived more than
500 years ago.
The team discovered more than 15 dusters
in the Amazon, including two large dusters


in the Kuikuro area, which is in the southern
part of the Amazon.
Each duster is based on an exemplary
center, similar to a state capital, with roads
leading to smaller towns, Heckenberger said.
The research group discovered the clus-
ters by using high-resolution GPS technology
to determine what the land was like 500 years
ago, when the Europeans came to America
and the indigenous tribes were at their peak,
and comparing it with what it's like now.
At the time of colonization, each of these
dusters was comprised of a few thousand
people, Heckenberger said.
What caused the tribes to dwindle was the
same kind of depopulation and deculturiza-
tion Native Americans in the U.S. experi-
enced after European colonization, he said.
During his yearlong stay with the
Kuikuro, the tribe official adopted him by
throwing him a traditional midnight cel-
ebration and giving him his tribal name,
Maikiejana. He lived with Chief Afukaka, his
adoptive brother.
-Ever since he lived with the Kuikuro for
a year in 1993, he's gone back to visit every
year. Sometimes, the trip is for research, and
other times, it's to spend time with his ad-
opted family.
"I take very seriously my relations with
them," he said.
Although traditions and ceremonies are
done on a much smaller scale nowadays,


odrdiian m. -nuiiur claU id
UF professor Michael Heckenberger poses with an authentic Brazilian mask near
Century Tower on campus Tuesday afternoon.
Heckeniberger said tribes such as the Kuikuro the time, they had no running water, they had
live their lives much like their ancestors did. no electricity, nothing in terms of city creature
"It was fantastic," Heckenberger said. "At comforts. It was a real experience."


TEP alumni board acted quickly


TEP, from page 1

you're not, in our view, a brother in good
standing," Freedman said.
The sanctions agreed to by UF and
the board resulted from an incident on
Nov. 3, when 36 pledges were found
kneeling on the floor at the TEP house
basement.
Most pledges were shirtless and indi-
cated they had been kneeling for more
than hour, according to a University
Police report.
Some pledges told officers food and
liquid had been thrown on them, and
they were told to wear diapers secured
with duct tape on their heads, according
to the report.
Pledges also told officers they may
have been given laxatives and had been
told to do pushups and wall sits.


The pledges indicated these were
done voluntarily, according to the re-
port.
Paige Crandall, interim dean of
students, said UF was alerted to pos-
sible hazing activities through an
anonymous tip. Crandall said another
tip was received earlier
Judicial in the semester, but UF
Affairs was unable to prove any
wrongdoing.
Telles-Irvin said if the alumni board
had not acted so quickly, the fraternity's
suspension could have been much lon-
ger. She said they acted so quickly that
UF did not even have time to officially
file charges against the organization. She
would not say if any individuals are be-
ing charged separately.
Adam Fischer, the fraternity's
chancellor, declined to comment when
reached by phone.


State plans to appeal court's decision


ADOPTION, from page 1

permanent homes and violates rights to equal
protection under the law by singling out ho-
mosexuals.
The decision is being appealed by the state
through the Department of Children and
Families to clarify the law for all of Florida,
said Neil Skene, special counsel for the de-
partment.
Since the statute was declared unconstitu-
tional in a lower court, the decision only af-
fects that district and can be challenged again
in other state courts, Skene said.
"Ifwe don't appeal this decision, we're go-
ing to be litigating it one time after another,"
he said.


. Until then, the statute is still in effect for
the state.
Lauteria said he thought the timing of the
decision was strange, coming only weeks
after the passage of Amendment 2, which
defined marriage as the union between one
man and one woman.
"It's kind of bittersweet," said Adrian
Ogle, the group's vice president for outreach,
who compared the decision to Amendment 2.
"I can't share domestic partnership benefits
with my partner, but I can adopt a child."
Although Ogle said he expected to see
backlash from more conservative Floridians,
he viewed it as a sign of hope.
"I never in my wildest dreams would
think gay adoption would, be'overturned,"
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No Exceptions

Adoption requirements

shouldn't exclude gays
Circuit court judge in Miami-Dade County took a bold
step to increase the rights of homosexuals throughout
e state by allowing them to adopt children.
The judge issued her 53-page decision to effectively over-
turn a statute established more than three decades ago.
For now, the judge's decision will only apply in her district.
Because the ruling is being appealed by the state, the deci-
sion will be reconsidered to apply to the entire state of Florida:
We have our fingers crossed that the Miami judge's ruling
is upheld by the higher court. Who's to say who is fit to be a
parent until a person actually becomes a parent?
We understand the Constitution grants states all the powers
not specifically allotted to the federal government, but we don't
think denying a certain group the ability to raise children is in
keeping with our country's concept and tradition of liberty.
Arguments condemning two people of the same sex raising
a child are poorly reasoned and usually based on antiquated
ideals.
To deem people unfit for parenthood before they have
children is like telling fifth graders they will never be smart
enough to get into college. There is simply no way to know at
that point.
We aren't advocating children for all. Adoption processes
require potential parents to show they are capable of properly
caring for a human life.
Our point is that it's ignorant to exclude a single group of
people from a public service, especially when requirements
are already in place to weed out those who don't deserve
children.


Shmanksgiving


It's almost Thanksgiving,
and most people can't
shut up about how excited
they are.
Normally we would sali-
vate for Turkey Day, too, but
it has started to lose its luster.
It's going to be just another
Thursday of lame football,
shrieking younger cousins
and a crowded living room.
Sure, we could talk about
the food, but you already
know what's on the menu
because we all eat the same
thing every year. If you
ever eat at Home Zone in
the Reitz Union, then the
prospect of gravy-smothered
turkey probably won't rev
your engines.
We could try to cover up
our shallow thankfulness for
a few days off from class with
less-than-profound musings
about the value of family and
togetherness, but we'll save
you the trite, politically cor-
rect language.
The reason we're not
chomping at the bit to get
home and stuff our faces


is because we know what
comes with Thanksgiving,
and we're not kidding our-
selves.
We want to see our
families because they're our
families, and we love them.
We could wait to see them,
though, because annual
holiday gatherings always
produce the same played-out
questions from relatives we
rarely see.
"Have you graduated?"-
"Is that a real degree?" "Do
you even have a major?"
"What school do you go to
again?"
We get to answer these
questions as uncertainly as
the year before because our
answers are never right. We
love going home for a few
days as much as the next
Editorial Board, but we can
only fake so much love of a
holiday centered on eating
dry meat and fad casseroles.
We can only hope the
tryptophan will knock us
out before the questioning
begins.


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Americans should embrace belief


was born into the Jewish faith, but I started iden-
tifying myself as agnostic once I entered college.
Judaism, while offering an interesting history, tight-
ly knit community and great food, didn't answer any of
my deepest questions. Why am I here? Where am I go-
ing? What was at the Beginning? What is at the End?
I addressed these annoying curiosities by getting a
girlfriend, skipping classes and enjoying life.
But curiosity resurfaced time and time again. I was
distraught.
The workings of the world were obviously broken,
so how could people ride the cycling trivialities of day-
to-day life without striving for something better? Even
worse, people seemed to go to great lengths to avoid a
serious discussion about what "better" means.
When my cousin called me out of the blue to tell me
he had converted to Christianity, my immediate thought
was, "Great. We have a crazy in the family now."
I did not -consider his newfound faith something
worthwhile, despite my own struggle with meaning
and purpose.
My cousin told me about a book he read that opened
his mind to Christianity. How cool, I thought I would
love to read the book that brainwashed my cousin.
I spent two weeks reading Lee Strobel's "The Case
for Christ," and I realized two things. One was that I
had always envisioned Christians throwing their hands
in the air and shouting "Praise Jesus" like a bunch of
brainless cartoon characters. After reading interviews
with brilliant academics who fervently believed in
Christ as the Son of God and savior of the world, I was
forced to surrender my self-righteous belief that the
nonreligious use their brains more effectively than the
faithful.


I also realized I had spent a
life preaching about what I don't
believe. I thrived on questioning
the beliefs of others, which is
how I practiced the belief that
my existence was blessed by me
Michael Belle alone.
letters@alligator.org I still believed, and I still
preached, just like any religious
person.
I asked Christ into my life through the Holy Spirit at
10:40 p.m. on a bus in Washington, D.C. Looking back,
I realize I always believed in something; I just wasn't
sure what that something was until a strange moment
late one night in our nation's capital.
There was a time when I was the first to combat the
benefit and even the necessity of religion. I disre-
garded the faith I was born into, and it took me far too
long to realize my choice to ignore and argue religion
was time wasted.
I finally realized preaching against preaching would
not fill the holes in my life, and I became a believer.
There can be no privilege for those who demand at-
tention for the endless task of undoing belief. Belief is
tied to our very being; when it unravels, so do we.
One of my favorite people in the New Testament is
the father of a sick boy, who comes to Jesus for help. He
expresses disbelief that his son can be healed. His cry to
Jesus is, "I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!"
Americans should spend their precious time ex-
pressing and pursuing what they believe rather than
enabling the destruction of belief.
Michael Belle is a political science graduate student. His
column appears on Wednesdays.


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Letters to the Editor
High insurance rates for women practical
In her article on Monday, Andrea
Williamson displayed a stunning lack of
knowledge in any field involving economics,
mathematics or common sense.
Since when is charging people based on
the amount of their consumption sexist?
I suppose we should all pay $100 when
we go to the grocery store regardless of what
we buy.
If insurance companies operated under
her foolish assertions, we wouldn't have in-
surance companies.
Companies back all their rates with data
and set them at a level where they can oper-
ate without shutting down.
Actuaries are paid good money to de-
termine how much each person should be
charged.
Statistics don't lie, which is probably why
Ms. Williamson didn't include any in her
rant.
Women have higher health insurance
rates for the same reason men have higher
car and life insurance rates: Because they are
more costly to the insurer.
If you don't want to listen to me, there are
numerous economics and statistics profes-


sors who can explain it.


Anthony Tornatore
4LS-


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UF endangers students with classes today
School on the Wednesday before
Thanksgiving should be canceled.
What reasoning could UF and its pro-
fessors possibly give to justify penalizing
students who must make travel plans? This
policy endangers other students who have to
speed off Wednesday evening to catch planes
or trains.
Many universities around the country
give the whole,week of Thanksgiving off or
Tuesday and Wednesday at least.
These schools understand the safety of
their students comes first. An extra day or
two of classes makes no difference in the long
run when compared to the tragedy that could
befall an innocent student rushing to make it
home on time.
To all of academia against officially can-
celing school today and to all the professors
who don't make class optional, if misfor-
tune befalls students hurrying home for


Thanksgiving, their blood is on your hands.
Ryan Brosch
2AG


SG president should reflect student views
I think it is appalling the UF Student Body
president is supporting large tuition increases
without any guarantees from the administra-
tion that these funds will go toward items
that will directly benefit students, especially
considering the current state of the economy.
This is like a union representative coming
back from corporate bargaining and telling
his constituents he got them all pay cuts, then
saying, "You're welcome very much."
Scott Erker
8LS


Founding fathers respected religion
In response to Wes Hunt, I am tired of
hearing the beliefs of our nation's founders
taken advantage of. Some were more reli-
gious than others, and none was an atheist.
Thomas Jefferson and John Adams were


Unitarians who rejected most Christian dog-
ma but never rejected either Jesus or God.
George Washington said, "Reason and
experience both forbid us to expect that na-
tional morality can prevail in exclusion of
religious principle."
They all believed any religion was better
than no religion. Benjamin Franklin asked, "If
men are so wicked with religion, what would
they be if without it?"
Atheist scholar Richard Dawkins calls
religion a "fixed false belief" in his book "The
God Delusion."
Why? Because his academic background
has given him the answer to all questions of
religion, of course.
I hope nobody thinks he is the leading
figure of atheism because he disregards reli-
gious people with the same disrespectful fer-
vor that hardcore Christian fundamentalists,
like Pat Robertson, disregard atheists.
The scary part about Dawkins is that, as
opposed to Pat Robertson, many otherwise
intelligent people listen to him.
Fortunately, the wise founders of our great
country knew better than both of them.
Warren Rhea
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Leasing for Now & SpringIII
2BR-$759/mo 3BR-$959/mo
NO MOVE-IN FEES! Great Bus Route
Call or Stop by Today!!! 377-7401
12-10-08-74-2

ALL THE SPACE YOU NEED!
At the price you want
No Move-in Fees! Move in TODAY!
1, 1 w/den & 2 BRs Reduced Rates!
FREE UF parking FREE Gym
Pets Welcome 352-332-7401
12-10-74-2


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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, or3 BR
*Great Deals*
Pet friendly, Gated
(352)372-0400
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JANUARY SPECIALS!
Why wait to move in the Fall?
Luxury 1/1 @ $699
No Deposit Move in TODAY!
352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com
12-10-74-2

Affordable, Quiet, Comfortable
1's from $539 2's from $375/person
Close to UF, Shands, Butler Plaza
Pet Friendly 376-1248
www.hiddenvillageapt.com
12-10-08-74-2

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

Great LOW Rates!
GIANT 1&2 Beds -
No move-in fees*Full W/D!
We love pets* Free Tanning!
Call now: 372-8100!
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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

THREE BLOCKS TO UF!
2br/1ba from $650
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I Walk to Class!
1brs from $565 150 ft from UF!
$0 move-in fees! Move-in Today!
FREE parking! Pets Welcome!
372-7111 CollegeManor.org
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!lll
352-271-3131
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

Moving in the FALL?
Close to UF Tanning, 3 Pools
24 hr gym, Billiards Room
B-ball, V-ball & Tennis courts
352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com
12-10-74-2


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*1 MONTH FREE OR CASH BACK*
Brand NEW & leasing for Fall 08
>From 1080 sq ft/2brs 1633 sq ft/3brs
Beach-entry pool*free tanning*pet friendly
352.376.0696 www.EnclaveUF.com
12-10-08-74-2

*Walk to UF, 3BD/2BA@
3 Blocks to Norman Hall
Historic, Stone Duplex
Newly Remodeled
WD, HVAC, Pet Friendly
$1200/mo
352-375-8256
12-10-74-2


Wood floors avail! Pets loved! Now you can easily
FREE Parking! 372-7111 submit your classified ad
12-10-08-74-2
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LAKEWOOD VILLAS right thru our website!
Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans; Just go to
Furniture Packages Inc. Washer/Dryer;
Workout Rm, Tennis Court; Swimming Pool; www.alligator.org/classifieds
Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3 Visa and Mastercard accepted.
700 SW 62nd Blvd 877-781-8314
www.lakewoQdvilllas.com
12-10-08-74-2


SPYGLASS *
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages,
Inci Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet;
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 10-5:30, Sat 11-2
701 SW62nd Blvd 888-267-5078
www.spyglassapts.com
12-10-08-74-2

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








**Get One Month Free Today"
And No Move In Fees
2/2 and 3/3 luxury apartments
FREE Cable w/HBO and Showtime
All Amenities plus FREE Tanning
Alarms & Pet Friendly
Call Now; 352-374-FUNN (3866)
12-10-74-2

AVAILABLE TODAY!
1 and 2 BRs *As low as $369/person
$0 move in fees*$500 signing bonus on 2BR
Pets ok, W/D Avail, Wood Floors Avail, Pool
371-0769 CollegeParkUF.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

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

Homestead Apartments
1 Month Free on our 1BR & 2BR/1BA
$189 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

Spacious Home Near UF
2041 NW 7th Place $1250
3BR/2BA, oversized family room
with gas fireplace, hardwood floors &
freshly painted interior. W/D & lawn svc incl
Union Properties 352-373-7578
12-10-17-2

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
S2BR/1.5BA 1433 NW 3rd Ave $975/mo
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgaineesville.com 12-10-74-2

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

We've Rolled Back the Prices!
$450/mo 1 BD/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/1 BA $995/mo W/D incl.
Near Norman & Sorority Row
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-74-2

SUN ISLAND
Both Decembers FREE on 13 mo lease!
Sun Bay Sun Key Sun Harbor
352-376-6720
12-10-08-71-2

**WOODLAND VILLAS**
2BR units starting at
$745. Gated community.
Private courtyards.
M-F 10-6 Sat. 10-2
5950 SW 20th Ave.
888-803-7678
www.woodlandvillas.com
12-10-08-71-2


*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


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

MOVE IN TODAY!!
Great Specials on all our units!
Minutes to UF, Shands, & SFCC!
1/1, 2/2, & 3/3 units available!
352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com
12-10-45-2

THE GROVE VILLAS 0
Rental Community
1 mo. FREE RENT
1BR Loft Style Starting at $600
Gated Community 6400 SW 20th Ave.
888-373-0849
12-10-08-50-2

WALK to UF Available January.
2BR/2.5BA $1000. 1BR/1BA $600. No
pets, no smoking. Contact 352-870-7256 or
gvll32601@gmail.com 12-10-08-41-2

1 R/1BA Close to UF
$450/mo Pets ok.
352-332-8481 or 352-359-1644 11-26-08-
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For Rent
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1/1, Ridgeview, free water, next to park, on
the bus line, cent H/A, courtyard, 2 miles
to UF, convenient to shopping, no smoking,
no pets. $470 SD, $470/mo 562-2824 12-
3-08-25-2

Duckpond
2 bd 1 ba 1200 sq ft townhouse in heart of
historic neighborhood.w/d Blocks to down-
town shops & restaurants. 528 NE 4th A ave
avail Jan $795/mo 379-4952
12-10-08-35-2

SPECIAL $100 off first month rent. 2640 SW
31st PI Unit B. 2 BR/1 1/2 Ba 2 story apart-
ment. Private fenced backyard. W/D hookup.
Near UF/Shands and on bus route. 562-2782
or 514-6869. $545/month 11-26-25-2

1BR 1 BLOCK to UF
Available now. Almost new. W/D incl
$750/mo. Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387
12-10-08-26-2

Walking Distance to UF Law School!!
419 NW 25th Street. Clean, beautiful new-
er home 3 bd/2ba w/d included! $1650/mo.
Avail. end of Dec.learly Jan. Call Anne @
810-610-0110 for more info. 12-10-26-2

2b,1 b 1 block MidTown *
2 Car Decal WiFi-Internet Washer & Dryer*
Jan-July 204 NW 18 St Manny 352 317 4408
11-26-08-23-2

POOL HOUSE AVAIL NOW!
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
12-10-08-23-2

HISTORIC HOME 4BR/2BA near UF. 1105
NW 14th Ave. Over 2000 sqare feet, central
heat & air. Pets ok. Call today, Fred 352-375-
2900. www.AndreeRealty.com $1200/mo.
12-10-08-22-2

HOME FOR RENT 3BR/2BA, 1 car garage,
screened porch, fenced yard, new carpet
& paint. $995/mo. Call Fred 352-375-2900.
www.AndreeRealty.cori 12-10-08-22-2

RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT PRICE, RIGHT NOW
Steps from VA, Shands, Vet School & UF.
1 & 2 Bedrooms from $625. Grad student &
VA/Shands discounts Renovated units avail
Union Properties@Summit House 376-9668
12-10-08-21-2

Spacious 1 & 2 & 3 bedrooms.starting at
$525. $625 & $795. Different floor plans
some with enclosed patios or balconies.
Italian Tile, bedrooms carpeted, D/W, W/D
hookups, verticals Central Heat & air. Lots
of storage space. Near bus route .332-7700
1-30-38-2

Large, Bright & Affordable
2br/1.5ba on SW 20th for $795
new appliances, includes w/d
pets ok, call: 352-275-4914
www.GoPinnaclePoint.com 12-2-08-13-2

2MasterBr/2Ba Luxury end unit condo in The
Gables. Vaulted ceilings, granite & custom
cabinets throughout, stainless apple, garage,
scr patio, comm pool, cable w/HBO&SHO
MUST SEE!Call 4 picsl$1250 727-492-9836
11-19-5-2

2 BED / 2 BATH CONDO $800/MONTH
Located in Capstone Quarters near the cor-
ner of Archer Rd. and 34 St. Great location
for school and shopping! www.gainesvillecon
do.info or 630-390-6612 1-6-08-19-2

SW University area, bus, bike, walk to UF.
1BR/1BA in 4/4 condo available now & for
spring. $450/mo all utils incl. Call Nalini
Pandey 352-514-3398 or email nalipijoshi2
1@gmail.com 12-10-08-18-2

2 & 3BR on shady lot. AC/heat. From $400/
mo. Water included. No pets. 4546 NW 13th
St. Call 376-5887 12-10-08-18-2

SUN ISLAND
1BRs from $580 2BRs from $650
Sun Bay Sun Key Sun Harbor
352-376-6720
12-10-08-18-2








10, ALLIGATOR U WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008


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2 Rooms Avail. In 4 Bedroom House
Avail. Dec 08' or Jan 09' $450 a room
Short term lease Avail. Other 4 bedroom
houses available for Spring Sublease
Or Year Lease Starting Aug 09' Email
ericmanin@yahoo.com or 352-682-7424
12-10-08-18-2

Wonderful Historic Apartments
Walk to UF from these 2BR/1 BA
1215 SW4th Avenue up or down avail.
$600/mo Hardwood floors, parking
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com
12-10-17-2
SERENOLA PINES APTS
Off SW 34th St near post office
1BR $515, 2BR $580
Call for daily specials
352-335-0420 1-6-08-18-2

WOODLAND TERRACE APTS
Off SWy4th St near post office.
2BR $535
Call for daily specials
352-335-0420 1-6-08-18-2
Historic Duckpond
1 bd,lba or studio apt. in vintage
house.hardwood floors, W/D, blocks to
downtown ,large yard,very peaceful 306 ne
6th st. avail Dec 1st,$480 379-4952
12-1-08-10-2

Luxurious 2/2 located at Campus Edge.
Minutes from Shands and UF. Wood floors
and upgraded cabinets. 6 bus stop routes
available. Call 954-325-6375 for special pric-
ing. 12-8-14-2

PERFECT LOCATION!
VERY NICE 1bd/1ba condo. Walk or bike
to campus and Shands. W/D, pool & fitness
cntr. Large walk-in. Vaulted ceiling. $695/mo.
Call for details. 321-543-8142
12-10-08-16-2

SUBLEASE 2 BEDROOM! BRAND NEW
KITCHEN AND BATHROOM!! MINUTES
FROM UF!
*** NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED!!!***
$675 A MONTH!! CALL NOW 305-333-5701
12-5-13-2

Victoria Station Female roommate needed,
own bed/bath available late Dec. Call 904-
343-7337 -12-2-10-2

FIRST MONTH FREE-4Bed/4Bath Condo,
imi. to campus off of 20th ave.,pool,W/D,
This is a MUST SEE! Available NOW! Only
$375/mo!!!
P: 352-262-1802 11-26-8-2

3BR/3BA LUXURY CONDO Chase Hollow
on 35th Place. Quiet neighborhood, close to
campus. Almost new. Pool. $1200/mo for all
or $500-600/room. Call 850-628-1955 12-
2-08-10-2

LARGE ROOM
Mexican tile floors, private bath, private entry.
Inci utils & cable. $550/mo. 1st month + sec.
352-256-0999 12-2-08-10-2

ADORABLE VINTAGE HOUSE 2BR/1BA,
new wd firs & stone tiles, completely remod-
eled, W/D inci, new appliances, energy effi-
cient, fenced yd. $690/mo 1st + sec. 530 NW
26 Ave 352-256-0999 12-2-08-10-2

Walk to, UF 5 Blocks
Loft aptapt avail 12/15. Large BR/BA w/
kitchenette, cent A/C, ceiling fan, W/D on
site. No pets allowed. $575/mo. Call 609-
513-6383 12-10-08-16-2

Bike to UF! Available Nowl 4/2.5 $1600/rent.
Lots of storage, 2433 sq ft two story home in-
cludes washer/dryer, dishwasher, screened
porch and fenced back yard. Call Campus
Realty @ 352-692-3800 1-6-08-18-2

FORGET THE CAR SAVE THE GAS*
WALK TO CAMPUS
3/2 1351 sq ft 1118 NW3Ave $995
3/21500 sq ft 403NW25St $1100
4/2 1736 sq ft 5 NW25 St $1150
Edbaurmanagement.com-1731 NW 6th St-
375-7104 12-10-15-2
Brand New Campus View Condos- maple
cabinets, all appl. incid., w/d, 9ft ceilings, cwn
molding, int.hlwy, alarm 2/2 $1000 w/1 de-
caled pking space & 3/3 $1500 w/2 decaled
pking spaces Edbaurmanagement.com 1731
NW6th St-375-7104 12-10-15-2


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NW 39th Ave Fancy Ig 3/2 w/loft. Open,
bright, laminated wd looking fir $750-775.
Xtra Ig loft, ceramic tile fir $900. Nice 2/2 gat-
ed patio, trees $600-640. laminated fir $675
Good area, 373-8310, 219-3937 12-3-22-2
2BR/1 BA Spacious townhouse, cent H/AC,
W/D hk up. No pets. $600/mo, $500 sec dep,
7209 SW 45th PI. Gainesville. Call 386-462-
0994 12-3-08-9-2

***ANTIQUE 1 BR APT***
Large 1BR, hdwd firs, clawfoot tub, 1908
house. Downtown near Waldo Rd. Pets ar-
ranged. $475/mo. Avail now. Greg 214-3291
12-10-14-2

******MICANOPYHOUSE******
3BR/1BA, bathrm is huge, large yard, in
Maconopy city. Pets arranged. Cool old
house. $600/mo 1st/last/dep.Avail now. Greg
214-3291 12-10-14-2

**NEAR SUPER WALMART**
Large 1BR apt, walk to Walmart. No pets.
$375/mo. 1st, last, dep. Avail now. Greg 214-
3291 12-10-14-2
3/2 w/2car carport 1901 sf huge liv. room, din.
rm, fam.rm, eat-in kitch, new d/w, w/d hkups,
wood/carpet, hge comer lot, great location
avail now $1050 edbaurmanagement.com-
1731 NW6th St-375-7104 12-10-08-13-2
2/2 townhse-newly remodeled from ceiling to
floor incl w/d & a/c/heat pump, save on en-
ergy costs. Walk or bike to Shands avail now
$800 edbaurmanagement.com-1731 NW6th
St.-375-7104 12-10-08-14-2
$500 $550 2 BD Apartments
Historical Downtown, W/D hookups,
porches, Bike to UF 10-15 mins. Great
Sizel Cutel Must Seel $99 Deposit special
rentalworkshop.com 505-9264, 870-0904
12-10-08-13-2
2/2 avail for January
*No move-in fees*
$769-975 sq. ft
1 mo. free w/1 yr leasel
pinetreegardens.com 376-4002
12-10-08-13-2
House 4BR/3BA Fenced yard Garage
Lndry Rm Wsh/dry incl. 2 master suites
North off 34th. $1300/mo. 954-340-2732
tander@bellsouth.net 12-10-08-13-2
1 unfurnished bedroom in a 4BR house.
W/D. Avail Dec 1st. $350/mo + 1/4 utils. First
and last. 2100 NW 54th Terr. 941-724-0261
12-12-08-13-2


REAL 111s for Jan 2009 at GATORNEST
Where you can kick the roommate habit &
walk to campus! 575 sq ft big for only $585.
Just 3 blocks to UF @ 300 NW 18th St.
No application fee. Most pets welcome!
Call EFN Properties @ (352) 371-3636 or
e-mail Rentals@EFNProperties.com
12-10-08-13-2

CLOSE to UF/STADIUM 4BR/2BA HOUSE

Wood Floors, Washer/Dryer, lawn mainte-
nance included
$1500 mo., Avail Dec. 1 Call(803)413-8669
11-26-08-5-2


PET'S PARADISE
$375 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR,
privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 12-10-
08-11-2

**ARCHER ROAD HOUSE**
3BR/2BA, fenced backyard, tile floor, nice.
$775/mo. Call Greg 214-3291 12-10-12-2

2BR/2BA luxury condo in Vintage View.
$975/mo 1st mo rent + deposit. 1 car ga-
rage, office, W/D hook-up, heat/AC, DW,
pets allowed. Close to campus & shopping.
Call 262-6382 calcamps@hotmail.com 12-
1-08-5-2

Room in 3br house includes all
utilities,internet and washer/dryer. Ten min-
utes from campus. One at 400 and one at
350. 3331 nw 29th ave Call 850-803-5342
1-9-08-15-2

DOG FRIENDLY 3BR/2BA HOUSE

New Tile Firs, Washer/Dryer, Large Yard.
$1100 mo., Avail Jan.1st Call(339)224-8094
No extra security deposit for pets. 12-5-
08-8-2

House for rent 2 mi from UF. 2BR/1 BA/1 car
garage. 100% renovated. New kitchen appli-
ances, new tile, carpet, fixtures & window
treatment. W/D Large fenced lot. Grad or prof
only. $995/mo. Available now. 386-295-8488
12-10-08-10-2

2 bed 2 bath condo in Capstone Quarters on
Archer Rd and SW 34th ST. New paint and
carpet, washer and dryer included. Plenty
of parking and close to campus, shopping
and entertainment $800/mo. (352)672-0917
12-10-08-10-2


100+ Apts: Walk to UF
Live within 3 blocks of Criser Hall Studios
to 6BR Houses Virtual tours & photos *
www.ForRentNearUF.com 352-376-6223
12-10-9-2

Cottage Grove *
Have your own house and live in G'ville
largest floor plans. All the great amenities.
Pet Friendly 2,3 & 4br units avail.
NO-MOVE-IN FEES FORA LIMITED TIME
Move-In today 352-373-7959
www.cottagegroveatgainesville.com
12-1-08-2-2

Summit House 1 BR Condo for $605 per
mo. Quiet, hear VA and Shands, $250 se-
curity. Lease negotiable. Call 352-672-1482
1-13-08-15-2

2 bed / 1 bath in NW Gainesville. $600 per
month. Quiet neighborhood near NW 39th
ave and 13th street. Central AC/Heat. New
paint & carpet. W/D hookups. Sorry, no pets.
Call 352-375-5250. 12-4-5-2

1BR/1BA studio apt, 7th floor of Seagle
Building, 6 blks to UF. W/D,- DW, garbage
disposal, garage parking, storage room.
Beautiful view of downtown G'ville. 472-
9273 billconradconstruction@yahoo.com
12-10-9-2


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


oxford manor 2/2 sublet. 1 month
free w/ lease. gated entry, w/d
in unit, free cable and tanning,
large gym, 2 pools, sauna $906mo
lease exp. 7/30/09 #863-381-7182 12-10-
30-3

1 BR / 1 BA apartment sublease from
January to August. Fully furnished
apt. @ The Estates includes internet,
cable & alarm at almost 600 sq. ft.
Contact (813) 679-4946. 12-10-08-22-3

$635/mo. 1 BR in 2BR/2.5BA townhouse with
W/D, D/W, full kitchen, private balconies,
large closets. 5 min walk to campus. Pets with
deposit. Available now. Call 904.484.4156 or
email cavguns@ufl.edu 1-6-08-21-3

GET A FREE CLASSIFIED AD!
AND
HELP FEED THE NEEDY
FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Bring in 5 non-perishable food items and
get a coupon for a
One Day Basic Classified Ad
Both Print AND Web Versions
Coupons are valid through July 31, 2009.
Donations must be brought to
The Indepent Florida Alligator office at
1105 West University Ave between
8am and 5pm, Monday through Friday.
Food drive runs through Dec. 10, 2008
You CAN make a difference:)
Coupon value is $9.00
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Gainseville place apts.(SW 35th)$450.00/
mo. inc.util.lbr/lba in a 4br/4ba(males)
furnished,3rdfl,wa/dry,parking, avail.now-
aug.09. call 904-910-1957. 11-26-08-11-3


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a l Subleases

Arbor Lofts Sublease. Available Jan 09- July
09. 1 BR/1 Bath loft style apartment at $789/
month. Very close to campus at NW 3rd
Place. contact Kristine at
schiavonek@ufl.edu
or 386-214-9910
11-26-08-10-3

4 BLOCKS FROM UF
Large 1/1 in College Park. W/D & DW, wood
floors, central AC. Apt is brand new. Next to
Library West & pool. Contact 786-326-8593
SBrian. 12-8-15-3

Taylor Square 2/2&half luxury condo.
Available January 01- July 31 (with option to
renew). $700/month includes own room and
bath with private balcony. Walking distance
to campus and sorority row, on Sw 10th.
Contact Samantha at scmorris@ufl.edu or
call at 321-945-9611. 12-1-10-3


1 BR/1 BA sublease in a 4/4
HBO, internet & utils incl for just $454/mo.
Call Karl at 954-554-8461 12-2-08-10-3

Campus Lodge 1/1 in 4/4. All utils/cable/
internet included. $534 per month (nego-
tiable). First floor and quiet/clean roommates.
Contact John at stevejoh@ufl.edu or 727-
480-4241. 12-2-10-3

Sublease 1BR apt @ College Manor. Walk
to UF in seconds. 1BR/1BA, pets allowed,
smokers allowed. Contact maryana@ufl.edu
(Normally $600/mo, but subleased at $500/
mo + utils) 440-263-3013 12-10-08-13-3


aF,* Subleases


ONE MONTH FREE! 1BR/1BA in 3/3 Luxury
Townhouse. $550/ month. (Starts Jan 09).
All utilities (Premium Cable, HS internet,
Electric, etc) INCLUDED. Further, the room
is fully furnished! Call 954-483-4597. 12-
9-08-12-3

Live without roomates across the street
from campus! College Manor spring 2009
sublease. 1 BR/1 BA apt. $565/mo + Utilities.
Will leave apt furnished. Pet-friendly com-
plex. 352-328-9518 danilizaso@ufl.edu
12-1-08-6-3

Cabana Beach Sublease! 4/4 fully furnished,
by nature trail, gym, pool. $499/mo. Paid
first mo. Contact Joel 305-219-0717. 42" flat
screen included. 11-26-5-3

ONE BLOCK FROM CAMPUS/LIBRARY
WEST! Spring/Summer. 111 NW 16th St.
Looking Glass Apts. 1 Br/1 Ba. Big BR. Free
internet, Washer/dryer, dish washer. $545/
month. Call (850) 525-4532. 1-6-14-3

1BR/1BA in 2/2 apt at The Polos available
Jan'09. Rent 493/mo plus utl. Girls only. Nice
apt and roommate. Call, text, or e-mail Judy
at 941-374-5839 or jefufl@ufl.edu for more
info. 11-26-08-4-3

Cabana Beach Sublease! WILL GIVE $500
NOW or 1st Mo. Rent Free! Jan 09-Jul 09.
Private 1 BR/1 BA in 4/4. furnished w/walk in
closet, internet. tv/cable, pool, & gym. $530/
mo. 904-536-9690 or andrea87@ufl.edu
12-10-9-3


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l l Subleases


1BA/1BR deluxe in a 4/4 at the Estates for
Spring/Summer. $575 obo. Female. Close to
campus. Go to TheEstatesUF.com for ameni-
ties. Call Kellie at 352-283-0860 12-10-9-3
WALK/BIKE TO UF!
1 BR in 4/2 @ Royal Village Apts. Spring &
summer. W/D, parking decal, furnished, awe-
some roommates! $499/mo. incl utils.. Call
727-214-7192 12-4-5-3


V| 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

- :: 2 Blocks To UF::-
Room in 4br condo inci utils, internet,
cable TV, pool. Very Nice $425 283-8777
www.Gainesville-Rooms-4-Rent.com 1-6-
08-614
MUST SEE 1Bd/1Ba in nice 2/2.5 condo
1.5 mi from UF. W/D, internet, newer appls,
pool, open parking, condo fully furnished.
$550/mo + 1/2 utils. call Chris 5614459034
12-10-08-21-4

RENT LAKE HOUSE
$400 security deposit, $400 rent/mo + utils.
Call 352-246-1637, egonskinny@gmail.com
12-5-15-4
Walk/bike to class.Clean, quiet, engineering
student needs roommate for a 2/1 at Summit
House Condos on SW 16th Ave. $400/mo +
1/2 elec. & cable. $200 dep. Call Tim, 352-
843-0220 12-1-10-4
Non-smoking roommates to share 4/2 home.
$350/mo washer/dryer wifi cable office &
utils. 352-337-2937 or ssechat@aol.com.
12-8-08-15-4
Room for Rent in a 2 bed 2 bath house. Nice
furniture, appliances and big bathroom. Very
close to UF, great for students. $500 per
month plus half utilities. Call Pat at 352-682-
9342. 12-1-08-10-4
Seeking roommate. Great & safe location.
Twnhs 5 mins to UF. Fern RM. Furn, pvt BA,
cable, parking, house for guest. Pets ok. Tons
of storage. Quiet area. Pets ok. NS $400/mo


split-util. braga@ufl.edu 407-227-7223 12-
3-08-10-4
3 bdrm 2 bath condo,2 more female roomies
needed $400.00 each all utilities paid 10 min
righted M material from U of F 10 min.from Santa Fe, swimming
pool,tennis,weight room etc. bus stop out
front. call 850-974-0686 12-5-08-10-4
I* ROCKWOOD VILLAS ROOM FOR RENT
M/F clean/mature needed ASAP for
ct C *3/3TwnH HUGE br PRVT bath PetsOK
wifi,NewApps,rte20,pool/ten/voll
S 450/mo+1/3util**NEG**3013056206 12-


Commercial ews Providersanted 2 FEMALE STUDENTS (AGES19-
24) to fill 2 bedrooms available in a 3/3
_. private baths @ the brand new woodlands.
Rent is $570 a month per room/starts JAN
0 1,2009. ALL utilities included in rent. Looking
for roommates who are respectful and clean.
If you are interested please contact me @
connerycl@yahoo.com 12-2-2-4
Female roommate needed in condo
1 mile from UF, $455/MO includes
cable, internet, utilities, pool+ more
beautifully renovated, on bus route,
Available 1/1/09, ?262-2871 12-10-08-9-4


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NEW CONDOS -WALK to UF
3 BIks to UF. For Info on ALL 1, 2, 3, 4
Bedrooms for Sale, Call Eric Leightman,
Canipus 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 NEW CONSTRUC-
TION NEAR UF, SHANDS, LAW SCHOOL
2Bed/3 Full Baths + Office. Granite
Counters, 2 Direct Bus Stops to UF. Matt
Price, Campus Realty 352-281-3551
12-10-16-5

CONDOS AT UF
www.CONDOSatUF.com
Matt & Tiffany Thomas, Bosshardt Realty
(352) 494-0194 or (352) 316-5556 2-17-
60-5

AWESOME HOUSE FOR SALE! 4 bed/3.5
bath/2 car/very LOW maintenance 3yr old
$229,000.
GREAT INVESTMENT!
jennifergoyette@mac.com 11-26-08-6-5

Rare condo 2350sf,3br/2.5b,ba/den
Lg 2car gar,new 2-zone hvac, mins
to UF,Shands,VA-Immaculate
$309K/Call C.Z. Essoe 328-6946
Matchmaker Realty 372-3930 12-8-08-10-5

CONDOSNEARUF.COM
HOMESNEARUF.COM
Free CataloglEXITRealty
12-3-4-5

FORECLOSED HOME AUCTION FLORIDA
STATEWIDE 1000 Homes MUST BE
SOLD! Free Catalog (800)678-0517
USHomeAuction.com 11-26-1-5

AUCTIONS! Saturday December '6th 10:
00 A.M. 211 Acres Highway 142, Selmer,
Tennessee. 1:00 P.M. 85Acres? Harris Road,
Crump, Tennessee. FREE BROCHURE:
(877)914-7653. Garner Auctions, Inc. Ken
Garner TN FIRM 4293. www.garnerauction
sinc.com. 11-26-1-5

3BR/2BA Foreclosure! $11,000! Only $199/
Mo! 5% down 15 years @ 8% apr. Buy, 4/BR
$259/Mo! For listings (800)366-9783 Ext
5798. 11-26-1-5

COUNTRY ACREAGE By Owner 5
Acres, Beautiful Mountaintop log cabin
site w/breathtaking views, gently rolling
property, surrounded by woods, 30mins.
from Cookeville, $29,900. Owner financing
(931)445-3611. 11-26-1-5

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS-
Handyman special bordering U.S.F.S.
paved dr., well, septic, singlewide with shop
near Lake Nantahala, borders paved road.
Only $49,000. http://valleytownrealty.com
(800)632-2212 valleytownrealty@verizon.n
et. 11-26-1-5

TENNESSEE LAND RUSH! 1+acre to 2acre
homesites, wood, views. Starting at $59,900
Tenn River & Nick-a-Jack view tracts now
available! Retirement guide rates this area #2
in U.S. places to retire. Low cost of living, no
impact fee. (330)699-2741 or (866)550-5263,
Ask About Mini Vacation! 11-26-1-5

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). 11-26-1-5

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. 11-26-
1-5


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 ORTHOPEQ)C
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 pillowt6p 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

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 wo6d 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

GREAT BUYS!card table & 4 chairs $50 fold-
ing 42" round table top $50 table cloth to fit
table top & table red or blue $25 Kenmore
side-by-side refrigerator black $300 original
Pacman arcade game $1800 352-339-4010
12-2-08-5-6


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12, ALLIGATOR N WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008


- Computers-* ; lill Motorcycles, Mopeds *I Autos Help Wanted
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CASH PAID FOR LAPTOPS
PDA's Modems Cameras
Any condition 336-0075 www.pcrecycle.biz
12-10-08-74-7






CDmPUTER5
12-10-74-7

Computer Help Fast Gatoriand Computers
House/Dorm Fast response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount
w/lD. Certified MCSE Technicians. 338-8041.
www.GatoriandComputers.com 12-10-74-7

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


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

7.. 3
Sae For .Sale


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

UF SURPLUS 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

GIGANTIC 2-DAY Auction December 3,
4, 2008 Montgomery, Alabama. Single,
Tandem & Tri-Axle Dumps, Roll Off Trucks,
Truck Tractors, Lowboys, Crawler Loaders
& Tractors, Excavators, Motor Graders &
Scrapers, Backhoes, Rubber Tired Loaders,
Articulating Dumps. Compactors Forklifts,
Paving, Skidders, Feller Bunchers, Log
Loaders, Farm Tractors. J.M. Wood Auction
Co., Inc. (334)264-3265. Bryant Wood AL
Lic# 1137. 11-26-1-10

ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do you earn
$800 in a day? 30 Local Machines and
Candy $9,995. (888)629-9968 B02000033.
CALL US: We will not be undersold! 11-
26-1-10

Be Empowered! Realize Financial Fulfillment
with a FProven System! Six-figure Potential.
Returning 2 min-phone calls. Not MLM. Full
Training & Support. References Available.
Senous Call (800)940-6301, www.cashresu
itstoday.com 11-26-1-10

$1,000 A DAY POSSIBLE
RETURNING PHONE CALLS NO
SELLING, NOT MLM (800)479-8033
WWW.FOCUSONCASH.COM. 11-26-1-10

Business Opportunity Seekers!! Help
Others while Helping Yourself. Fire your
boss. No buying, No selling, Not a MLM!
www.wealthcomestoyou.com or (800)242-
0363 ext 7576 11-26-1-10

"EVERY BUILDING ON SALE!"
...Manufacturer Direct at "ROCK BOTTOM
PRICES" 32x60x18 $11,995. 35x60x16
$14,285. 40x80x16 $20,995. 48x100x18
$27,495. 60x120x18 $44,900. MANY
OTHERS1 Pioneer Steel (800)668-5422.
11-26-1-10


000000****** SCOOTERS 000000
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
12-10-08-74-11

*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Motor Scooter Sales and Service!
Great Scooters, Service & Prices!
118 NW 14thAve, 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 UFI
Pick-ups avail $19.99 oil changes!! 336-1271
12-10-08-74-11

***www.BuyMyScooter.com***
Buy A New Scooter, Buy A Used Scooter
All on one site! Check the website or call
336-1271 for more info! 12-10-08-74-11

GATORMOTO is Gainesville's number 1
service facility. We repair ALL brands of
scooters. Pickups available. Lowest labor
rates around. Quickest turnaround time. Run
by Gator Grads so we know how to treat 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


HII Autos

FAST CASH FOR ALMOST ANY CARS
ORunning or not!*
NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 15 yr svc to UF students
OCall Don @ 215-7987 12-10-08-74-12

CARS CARS Buy0SellOTrade
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!
0000* YOU PAY ONLY $40!!! 00000
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 SALESOOOOO
WHY PAY MORE? YOU COULD PAY LESS!
300+ vehicles @ wholesale prices 338-1999
12-10-08-74-12


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

1951 Willy's Jeep Wagon
4x4, 4 cyl. Runs good. $3000. 352-463-7338
12-1-08-5-12

DONATE YOUR VEHICLE RECEIVE
$1000 GROCERY COUPON UNITED
BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION
Free Mammograms, Breast Cancer Info
www.ubcf.info FREE Towing, Tax Deductible,
Non-Runners Accepted, (888)468-5964.
11-26-1-12

*PICK UP BED LINER All Star, black, fair
cond. 57"x95", fits Dodge Dakota $75/OBO
*PICK UP TOPPER great cond, silver
60"x91" fits S-10 longbed. $200/OBO.
Call 352-529-9107 12-1-08-2-12


'.I Wanted 1


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-friendl
Contact 219-6948. 12-10-08-74-13

The American Cancer Society
Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!
VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED
to transport cancer patients to treatment.
Flexible schedule.
Training and liability insurance provided.
Please call
352-376-6866 ext. 5079 if interested.


0 .2Help 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

Sthe independent florida

alligator

FULL-TIME ACCOUNTING CLERK

Full-time position in accounts receiveable.
Must be able to work from 8am-5pm, M-F.
This position combines billing with sales
related reports, cash receipts posting, mark-
ing up the paper, etc. Communication skills
with customers and students important.
QuickBooks and Excel spreadsheets experi-
ence preferred.

Please send resume, along with a cover
letter, to: Business Office, The Independent
Florida Alligator, PO Box 14257, Gainesville,
FL 32604-2257. Email:
rmalloy@alligator.org AND
tcarey@alligator.org or
Fax 352-376-4556.
No phone calls please.
EOE

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

EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
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NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
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DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St.
352-378-9204
1-6-08-74-14

PARK PLACE CAR WASH
Now Hiring FT & PT positions available.
Great environment, flexible hours. Apply in
person 7404 NW 4th Blvd-Across from Home
Depot 1-6-08-74-14

Phone survey interviewers wanted.
Start work today! No sales,
opinion research only! Flexible
Scheds! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call Now!
1-6-74-14

$STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$
For gently used clothing/accessories & fur-
niture. No appt.necessary! Sandy's Savvy
Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St.
372-1226 1-6-08-74-14

BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 1-6-08-74-14'

CNA TRAINING CLASS: $2501 Work at your
own time & pace in your own home To get
program on DVD's call 352-597-2559. For
online program visit www.lapcnatraining.com
Get started right awayl 1-6-72-14

www.gatorsneedjobs.com
Paid survey takers needed in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on surveys.
1-6-75-14

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
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Sports
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26,2008


ALLIGATOR
www.alligatorSports.org


Picks


Column






SITE: Doak Campbell Stadium,
Tallahassee (cap. 82,000)
KICKOFF: Saturday 3:30 p.m.
TV/RADIO: ABC/WRUF AM850


We here at the alligatorSports Brand
Picks Column are seeing double.
This week, we're proud to have
twice the recommended daily value of
Mike McCall.
Our Mike McCall is a 20-year-old
journalism major and sports reporter.
But our guest this week is Mike
McCall, a 43-year-old chief meteorolo-
gist for WCTV in Tallahassee and a FSU
alumnus.
The Tampa native said he fell in love
with the weather at age 10 or 11, and he
knew meteorology was his calling after
that. He was fascinated by the weather,
but not a complete weather nerd.
"I wasn't obsessed with it," McCall
said. "I didn't spend all my days log-
ging weather records or anything like
that."
But it was still his passion, and
he went to Tallahassee for his degree
because of its meteorology program.
There, McCall joined the Marching
Chiefs drumline and was quickly
indoctrinated to the UF-Florida State
rivalry when he was booed at The
Swamp his freshman year.
"I understand fans want to yell at
each other, and that's fine," McCall
said. "But as an 18-year-old freshman, I
didn't quite understand people getting
in my face and screaming at me when
I'm in the band ... I'm in the band,
what can I do?"
The Seminoles also lacked other
rivals back in the mid-1980s, but
when they joined the Atlantic Coast
Conference in 1991, his hatred started
flowing to Miami as well.
Believe it or not, McCall had heard
of our McCall. While googling himself
to sqe if something he had written
made its way to the Internet, the meteo-
rologist discovered the sports writer.
"It was odd, I guess ironic, that he
would be writing for our archrival,"
McCall said.
And that's not the only Mike McCall
that WCTV's head weatherman knows.
SEE PICKS, PAGE 16


Gators prepare for another rivalry game


* UF WILL PLAY AT FSU ON
SATURDAY AT 3:30 P.M.

By KARL HYPPOLITE
Alligator Staff Writer
khyppolite@alligator.org

If it feels like every game the
Gators have played this season
has been against a rival, you're
.not alone.
Defensive line coach Dan
McCarney, who is in his first
season with UF, has had similar
thoughts.
But while each game has
brought different expectations,
this one against Florida State
feels a little bit different. When
the Gators square off against the
Seminoles on Saturday at 3:30
p.m. in Tallahassee, McCarney
will finally be a part of a rivalry
he has enjoyed from afar for sev-
eral years now.
"There's just so many big
games," he said. "And there are
so many rivals, but this one I've
been waiting for a long time."
UF didn't wait long to veer
its focus away from The Citadel
onto the Seminoles. In fact, the
Gators didn't even wait until the
end of the game.
"The focus shifted to Florida
State at halftime," coach Urban


Meyer said after Saturday's 70-
19 win.
But the one player who may
be looking forward to the match-
up more than any other is Percy
Harvin.


The junior has a history of
big games against the Seminoles
and used the 2006 matchup to
help introduce himself to the
country.
"We had a lot of good receiv-


ers, and he was kind of coming in
as a changeup for us," offensive
coordinator Dan Mullen said of
Harvin's freshman season. "We


SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 15


-.. -, .


Harrison Diamond / Alligator Staff
UF wide receiver Percy Harvin runs after catching a pass during the Gators' 38-7 win against Arkan-
sas at Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, Ark., on Oct. 4.


Save your gas money for 'Bama, forget about FSU


I know part of my job is trying to get fans
hopped up and excited for games, but I
just don't have it in me this week.
Don't go to Tallahassee. Enjoy
Thanksgiving with your families, and save
your ticket and gas money for next week-
end when No. 2 UF takes on No. 1 Alabama
for the Southeastern Conference title.
Maybe it's because I didn't grow up
around this rivalry, but UF-FSU just isn't
doing it for me.
I know everyone has friends and even
family on the other side. I know players on
each team grew up together. I know Urban
Meyer will only refer to Florida State as
"The Team Out West," and I know there's a
lot of history here.
Both teams were ranked in the top 10 for
every meeting from 1990-2000, and national
titles and big-name recruits were on the line
each time. But the fact that UF-FSU used to
be a great game doesn't make this a great
game.


Mike McCall
McCall-in' It
Like I See It
mmccall@alligator.org


The 'Noles are
revamped and try-
ing for the ACC
Championship, but
that's not nearly
enough to convince
me they will succeed
where LSU, Georgia
and South Carolina
failed miserably.
This rivalry will be


back in full force someday, but that day isn't
Saturday.
The Gators are playing unbeatable foot-
ball right now. Their offense is one of the
nation's best, and in a given week, their
defense and special teams units could be re-
sponsible for as many points as the offense.
Sure, Florida State has improved. But
if Georgia quarterback Matt Stafford
and South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier
couldn't crack UF's secondary, why would
FSU's Christian Ponder (12 touchdowns, 11


interceptions) can?
If this game were being played 10 years
ago, I might buy into the notion that the
idea of ruining the Gators' national title
hopes is enough to put the Seminoles over
the top.
But this isn't 10 years ago, the teams
aren't even, and the UF squad that fumbled
away a game to Mississippi has disappeared
into a dizzying seven-game win streak.
All the motivation in the world doesn't
change the mammoth task ahead of coach
Bobby Bowden's boys on Saturday.
Their defenders will have to match
up with Percy Harvin, Jeff Demps,
Chris Rainey, Louis Murphy and Aaron
Hernandez sometimes all at once.
They can't give up big plays or early
scores, and a turnover in the wrong part of
the field at the wrong time is akin to a death
sentence. They'll have to keep Brandon

SEE MIKE, PAGE 15


NCAA Basketball
Notre Dame (8) 81
Texas (6) 80


Oregon
NorthtCarolina (1)


* The UF volleyball team is hoping for its 18th-
straight Southeastern Conference title this week-
end, but the Gators have to defeat South Carolina
first. The swimming teams also won their meets
at FSU Tuesday. For full coverage, check online.


Today's question: What will be the result of the Percent (Votes)
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Chaney 15% (9)
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T d Shipman 3% (2)
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Meyer: Harvin one of nation's top two players


FOOTBALL, from page 14


had four pretty good wide receivers
on that team, and he would come in
and be a changeup and do some dif-
ferent things. He makes big plays."
Harvin broke off runs of 17,28 and
41 yards in the first half of that game
before a concussion sidelined him in
the second half.
In 2007, Harvin continued his
dominance over Florida State in fin-
ishing with a then-career high 157
rushing yards on 16 attempts and 67
yards receiving on five receptions.
Speculation is that this will be
Harvin's last game against the
Seminoles, as most expect him to en-
ter next April's NFL Draft, in which
he is projected to be a first-round


"They were usually better
than Georgia and Tennessee,
and that made it fun."
Tim Tebow
UFjunior quarterback

selection.
"If there's a better player in the
country, then he's in the top two,"
Meyer said of Harvin. "He's tremen-
dous as far as skill level. We're going
to need him the next two weeks.
Everyone knows how I feel about
Percy. I'vee this a long time, and
he's done stuff I've never seen any-
one else do. He's going to go down
as one of the best players in Florida
football history and deservedly so."
Harvin may or may not have an-
other monster game, but either way,


the Gators don't expect anything to
come easily against the Seminoles on
Bobby Bowden Field. The rivalry be-
tween the two programs is as heated
as any.
"Growing up, it was always
Florida State," quarterback Tim
Tebow said. "They were usually bet-
ter than Georgia and Tennessee, and
that made it fun."
Meyer and his players remember
how difficult it was to play there two
years ago and expect nothing less this
time.
"Two years ago, it took the field
over," Meyer said. "On the list of
concerns, it's the personnel we're
playing against and the environment.
We're going to try to prepare them,
but you have to bring your tough-
ness, and you have to bring your
defense on the road."


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MIKE, from page 14


Spikes away from the ball and cause a few cru-
cial mistakes in the defensive backfield.
And even if they do all that, the 'Noles have
to hope quarterback Tim Tebow has a bad day.
This isn't me trying to belittle Florida State
out of hatred, either. The 'Noles don't bother
me at all. I love Bowden, think FSU's campus
is nicer than UF's and am quickly becoming a,;
huge fan of genius/safety Myron Rolle.
I'm looking forward to Saturday for the same
reason I was hopped up to go to Vanderbilt a
few weeks ago a chance to watch a game in
a new stadium and you should look forward
to it as an opportunity to relax and watch a half
of football before the leftover turkey puts you
to sleep.


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16, ALLIGATOR U WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26,2008


Hodge sinks clutch three



as UF holds off Washington


By MIKE DiFERDINANDO
Alligator Staff Writer
mdiferdinando@alligator.org

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Leave it to the man
with the rings to make the big shot.
With the score tied 81-81 and the clock tick-
ing *own, Walter Hodge pulled the trigger on
the ball that would cut through the heart of
Washington.
His three with 1:01 left in the game pro-
pelled No. 17 UF (4-1) to an 86-84 win against
Washington (2-3) Tuesday night in the third-
place game of the O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE
Claiic.
"It was going in," Hodge said. "I knew it.
There was no doubt in my mind."
When Dan Werner (13 points) fouled out
with 1:56 left, the Gators opened the door for
Huskies big man Jon Brockman to close the UF
lead.
That was until Hodge slammed it shut
again.
"That's who we want taking that shot,"
said guard Nick Calathes, who led the Gators
with 21 points and eight assists. "He's a big
Sshotmaker."
Washington would get the ball back trailing
86-84 with 2 seconds left on the clock. UF coach
Billy Donovan decided to intentionally foul
guard Isaiah -Thomas, who made his first shot
and purposely missed the second in hopes of an
offensive rebound.
Allan Chaney managed to fight off
Brockman for the rebound and sealed the game
for UP.
"He's a big-time player and, to be honest
with you, (Brockman) almost came up with it,"
Chaney said. "Luckily, Chandler tipped the ball
to me, and I got it."

UF WOMEN'S BASKETBALL


In his first career start, Chaney made
Donovan look like a genius.
Chaney, who started in place of sophomore
Chandler Parsons, scored 13 points and had
two steals on six-of-nine shooting.

"He's a big-time player and, to be
honest with you, (Brockman) almost
came up with it."
Allan Chaney
UF freshman forward


"This morning, (Donovan) called me over
and told me I was going to start," Chaney said.
"He said it was a big opportunity for me."
Parsons once again struggled shooting the
ball, going 2 for 8 on the night.
"For him to be away from home and come
in and give us the boost he did in his first career
start was a positive for us," Donovan said.
Donovan hasn't decided if Chaney's move
in to the starting lineup will be permanent.
"Chandler is just really, really struggling
shooting the ball," Donovan said.
"He needs to figure out that there's other
parts to the game, especially on the defensive
end of the floor."
The shots were bound to start falling for
freshman point guard Erving Walker.
After struggling to find his range through
the first four games, Walker finally rediscov-
ered the touch he teased fans with during the
preseason.
The freshman scored 12 points while shoot-
ing 4 of 5 from the field and sank four threes.
Walker was at the center of a 3-point shoot-
ing revival for the Gators, who dropped 11 from
behind the arc.


Ar rnuoo
UF guard Nick Calathes and Washington's Isaiah Thomas roll on the ground for a
loose ball during the game between the Gators and Huskies on Tuesday night.


Gators hope to keep win streak alive in Bahamas trip


By CHRISTOPHER YAZBEC
Alligator Writer
cyazbec@alligator.org

If UF wants to be successful in the postsea-
son, then it knows it will have to win back-to-
back games at some point.
The Gators got a taste of what it's like
with wins at then-No. 22 FSU on Sunday and
Savannah State on Monday.
Their week doesn't get any easier, however,
as they travel to the Bahamas for the Junkanoo
Jam in Freeport on Friday and Saturday.
UF (4-1) will face Southern Illinois (2-0) on
Friday at 12:30 p.m.


The winner of that game will play the win-
ner of No. 21 Arizona State (2-1) and Hofstra
(0-2) on Saturday at 2:45 p.m., and the losers
will play at 12:30 p.m.
Winning two games in two days is some-
thing UF coach Amanda Butler knows will be
a challenge but can benefit her team later in
the season, especially the postseason.
"The back-to-back preparation is one of
the things (that helps) because this is a team
that obviously we think we're very capable
of winning the (Southeastern Conference)
Tournament," Butler said. "In order to win the
SEC Tournamenf you've got to win back-to-
back games."


Butler said her team didn't react that well
on Monday night when playing just 27 hours
after winning in Tallahassee.
The Gators had 23
turnovers and only out-
rebounded an overmatched
Tigers team by one.
"It was the first time that
we had experienced it,"
Butler said of playing two
games in a row.
Smith One of the things she
said was not a problem in
that game and should not be a cause for con-
cern for her team in the Bahamas is fatigue.


Butler rested a lot of the starters in the sec-
ond half and shuffled the lineup to get some
balanced minutes from her bench.
But she said even if the starters had played
two 40-minute games back-to-back, tiredness
would still riot be an issue.
Sharielle Smith, who has scored 15 points
in each of the last two games, said she's ready
to take a trip to the Bahamas and isn't worried
about travelling out of the country.
"It's going to be like any other away game,"
Smith said. "It's going to be a new place we've
never been before, but we're going to have
to keep our focus just like any other away
games."


PICKS, from page 14


He had been told of a Mike McCall who worked on the
Washington Redskins' staff, a Mike McCall who is a professor
in California, and even a Mike McCall who is a drummer.
One thing McCall couldn't provide us, however, was a
clevct insult for our own McCall based on his name.
"Nothing terribly exciting to manipulate about my name,
fortunately," McCall said. "The only thing that any Mike got
called when I was a kid was the Life cereal commercials that
had the, 'Hey Mikey, he likes it.' I don't know if you're familiar
with the commercial or not."
Finally, we couldn't do a column about a weatherman with-
out his weather prediction for Saturday.
McCall said a cold front is expected on Friday in Tallahassee,
but the weather should be downright comfortable on Saturday
if the"ront blows through.
But what's more accurate: his weather or his football picks?


"I'd say my weather predictions are," McCall said. "I've
played in a lot of football pools, I've played in a lot of fantasy
leagues, and even taking the spread out, especially with NFL
games... I'd like to say that I get my forecast right probably
better than 90 percent of the time. And if I could get 90 percent
right on football, I wouldn't be here, I'd be in Vegas."
Wouldn't we all. On to the picks!
In first place with a 74-36 record is Assistant Sports Editor
Evan "You're fired" Drexler, who is probably in South Florida
stalking Chad Pennington as we speak.
Trailing by a hair with a 72-38 record is Karl "You remem-
ber that one episode of 'Family Guy' when Peter is hilarious?"
Hyppolite, who fails to realize that "Family Guy" is for 13-year-
old middle schoolers whose idea of high comedy is a fart joke.
Then again, it's right up his alley.
Burdened with mediocrity, like always, with a 71-39 record
is Phil "Doritos are the only kinds of chips worth eating, except
for these other two kinds" Kegler, whose Cooler Ranch breath
may be the reason he's constantly failing with the lady-folk.
Either that or his crippling need to have three forms of Internet


connections on his body at all times.
Batting cleanup with a 70-40 mark is Sports Editor Brian
"How does 12 inches sound?" Steele, who was not talking
about what you're thinking, you dirty-minded reader. Steele
rarely exclaims things more vulgar than, "Oh, dear!"
And, as usual, in dead-ass last place with a piss-poor 67-43
record is Mike "Give it to Mikey! He likes it!" McCall, who is
not a weatherman and never will be. Sorry to crush your hopes
and dreams like that, Mike, but it's just not happening.

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