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As millions of people gathered
in the nation's capital to hear the
voice of America's new presi-
dent, about 100 students packed
UF's Orange and Brew Tuesday
to celebrate the Inauguration

H UF guard Nick Calathes
(right) and the men's
basketball team are in the
same position they held
last season at this time.
This year, they hope to fin-
ish stronger and make the
NCAA Tournament.
See Story, Page 21.


Ceremony from afar.
Students began camping out
for the event around 11 a.m., stak-
ing claim to the tables, couches
and floor spots with a good view
of the projector screen.
The mood was festive, and
students munched on chips and
cookies while some posed next
to an Obama cardboard cut-out


near the entrance.
As the room packed tight,
backpacks littered the floor and
attendees shed their
Local coats and hats.
News Erin Bouldin, a
UF professor in the
department of epidemiology and
biostatistics, said she's hopeful
for what Obama can bring to the


Mom says car stolen with boy inside
LONGWOOD, Fla. (AP) A woman whose son was
found outside a Longwood home told authorities that her
car was stolen with the child inside it when she quickly ran
back inside her house.
According to a 911 call released Monday, 24-year-old
Julinia Moreno told emergency officials that the errand took
"five seconds." Investigators had originally said Moreno left
her son in the car while she went to a party at an Altamonte
Springs house.
Moreno's son was found in the yard of a Longwood
home. He was crying, cold and soaking wet.


country.
"It's just really exciting. I'm
happy," she said.
"I think he'll do great things,
but even if he doesn't, I'm happy
that we have the opportunity to
feel this unity."
Allyson Hall, a UF professor in
the department of public health
and health professions, sat on the


* Students
are having
a hard time
findingjobs
both on and
off campus.
See story,
Page 13.


floor near the restaurant's stage,
texting a friend in Washington,
D.C.
Hall said she worked with
the Obama campaign but has
followed Obama's journey for
years.
"This is an awesome moment,"
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2009 U ALLIGATOR, 3


LOCAL

Students


receive


mystery


message
By KATIE EMMETS
Alligator Writer
Kemmets@alligator.org

"The monkey got out of the
cage."
This mysterious phrase ap-
peared on the cell phones of UF
students, faculty and staff in the
form of a text message Tuesday
night.
Sent from the five-digit phone
number 65586, UF spokesman
Steve Orlando confirmed the text
came from Mobile Campus, a na-
tional system UF uses to update
students about campus emergen-
cies.
"I am an African-American,
and I am offended. I don't
want the person who did
this to get away with it. It's
immature."
Kamay Lafalaise
UF student

Mobile Campus labeled the text
messaging blip as "improper use"
and locked its system to review
all logs to find who sent the mes-
sage and how it was sent, Orlando
said.
Ian Fisher, a UF law school stu-
dent said he first learned about the
text through an instant message.
"My friend IM-ed me freak-
ing out, and my roommate came
in and showed me his phone,"
Fischer said. "I got the text at 8:45
p.m. on the dot."
He thought it was scary the
emergency system could be hacked
into, he said.
UF student Kamay Lafalaise
said she was watching presidential
inauguration coverage when she
received the text.
Lafalaise said she thinks the text
was a racist jab against President
Barack Obama.
"I am an African-American, and
I am offended," she said. "I don't
want the person who did this to
get away with it. It's immature."
Although she knew she would
not get a reply, UF student Nancy
Barker said she responded with a
text of her own.
"I said President Obama will
be a great leader regardless of
ignorant and immature texts,'"
Barker said.
Orlando said UF has no indica-
tion that the text was sent from the
UF Alert System.
All that was known as of
Tuesday night is that somehow the
Mobile Campus system was used.
There is a possibility right now
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4, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2009


UF announces new veterinary forensics program


a CLASSES WILL BE OF-
FERED NEXT SPRING.

By CHELSEA KEENAN
Alligator Writer

Soon the DNA collected from
hair strands will identify more
than just human culprits thanks
to a new UF department


The veterinary forensics pro-
gram, which was announced on
Thursday, was created in order to
investigate crimes made against
animals as well as to prosecute
those who do the crimes, accord-
ing to a UF health news press re-
lease.
Dr. Bruce Goldberger, the di-
rector of the William R. Maples
Center for Forensic Medicine at


UF, said the university was able
to pilot the new program through
the $150,000 donation from the
American Society
On for the Prevention
Campus of Cruelty to
Animals.
Goldberger said
forensics specialists, along with a
vet from the society, have worked
on the development of veterinary


forensics for the past year.
"We birthed a new field here
at UF," he said.
Classes for both graduate and
undergraduate students will be
offered next spring.
Although certificate programs
are now available to those already
practicing veterinary medicine,
students will eventually be able
to obtain a degree in veterinary


forensics. However, Goldberger
said that this will take a few years
to develop.
Goldberger said that the new
expertise that UF can now offer
will help lessen the country's
problem with animal cruelty.
"There are thousands of cases
across the country," he said. "We
are developing the skills and
tools to solve them."


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UF student experiences historic inauguration firsthand


By NOLAN FOX
Alligator Contributing Writer

A historic occasion is sure to attract on-
lookers, but the word "crowd" does not
begin to describe the masses that gathered
at the National Mall on Tuesday to witness
Barack Obama's inauguration.
Walking through the area, I saw no
shortage of joyful tears, a penetrating
sense of camaraderie and an utter lack of
the usual anger that would accompany an


event with bewildering, ever-changing se-
curity restrictions.
In fact, for those fortunate enough to
have tickets, traversing the gates to the
front proved close to impossible. Though
the gates opened at 8 a.m., when I showed
up at 9 they were already blocking the
most obvious routes. I was told to double
back, making several concentric circles that
eventually stretched from Fourth Street to
17th Street and all the way through the
Third Street Tunnel.


At one point, I was penned in by secret
service agents who, for
reasons unknown, let me
go forward into an area
that was completely cor-
doned off. However, they
would not allow me to
turn around and go back
Fox the way I came.
Yet, despite the stress
of navigating the labyrinth of barricades,
the men, women and children com-


pacted together and cooled by the frigid
January air were nearly ebullient in their
friendliness. An older black man traveled
through the crowd, shaking hands with
strangers.
When he got to me, he declared, "We
did it."
I could feel the electricity of an enrap-
tured crowd as the anticipation built, and
when Obama finally appeared the masses
roared in excitement of hope, change and
pride in their country.


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'Dirty Jobs' host describes disgusting experiences


By THOMAS STEWART
Alligator Staff Writer
tstewart@alligator.org
Mike Rowe is in a bat cave, gas
mask strapped to his face, and he's
surrounded by 40 million Mexican
free-tailed bats during breeding sea-
son.
And they're not pleased by his
presence.
"They're expressing their displea-
sure in a rain of feces and urine and
placenta," Rowe told a
On crowd of about 1,750
Campus at the Phillips Center
for the Performing
Arts Tuesday night.
Rowe, host of Discovery
Channel's "Dirty Jobs," shared sto-
ries of unsanitary experiences and
hard-earned wisdom with an ador-
ing crowd for about 45 minutes be-
fore taking questions from the audi-
ence.
He started his speech, fittingly
enough, with a story about sheep
testicles finding their way into a
man's mouth.
While filming an episode for
Dirty Jobs in Colorado, he said he
was helping a rancher remove the
tails and testicles of sheep.
He said he expected the rancher
to use rubber bands to cut off the cir-
culation of the appendages, which
Rowe said was the PETA-approved
method of removal.
Instead, Rowe said, the rancher
pulled out a knife and cut the first
sheep's tail off.
Then, after the animal's legs were
spread, the man cut off a piece of its
scrotum before plunging his face


Mike Rowe, host of Discovery Channel's "Dirty Jobs," shares a story about visiting a farm that raises
lambs in the Rocky Mountains. Rowe spoke at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday.


into its groin, sucking out the testi-
cles and spitting them into a bucket.
Rowe said he had to stop the
cameras at that point.
"This is just not gonna play in
what you call the blue states," Rowe


joked.
Rowe also delved into his color-
ful past, which included stints in the
Baltimore Opera Company and as a
salesman on QVC.
He said he joined the opera com-


pany just to get his Screen Actors
Guild membership and for the girls,
who dressed like "French country
prostitutes."
One day during a long perfor-
mance when he wasn't needed for


a few hours, Rowe said he ventured
across the street, still dressed in his
Viking garb for the show, to the
Mount Royal Tavern to drink beer
and watch football. When he got
there, however, the TV was turned
to QVC instead of football.
Rowe said the bartender bet
Rowe $100 that he couldn't audition
for a job at QVC and get a callback.
"I said the last thing in the world
I could use is a job, but I could sure
use $100," Rowe said.
Rowe auditioned the next day
and got the job.
He said he stayed with the com-
pany for three years, getting fired
multiple times and learning a lot
about TV in the process.
Throughout his speech, Rowe
also plugged his Web site, miker-
oweWORKS.com, which is dedicat-
ed to the celebration of hard work
and getting people interested in jobs
that will help the U.S. rebuild its
crumbling infrastructure, he said.
He finished his speech by read-
ing a letter he wrote to President
Barack Obama, who was sworn in
earlier in the day.
The letter urged Obama to cre-
ate more jobs in skilled trades that
would allow the U.S. to make more
products within its own borders.
Ben Brunson, a UF animal sci-
ences senior, said he thought Rowe
was eloquent and hilarious.
"Everything he said made me
laugh," he said.
"It's the best show I've seen since
I've been here (at UF)."
According to an Accent con-
tract, Rowe received $60,000 for the
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Editorial


Beer Burglars

Lock up your cheap brew

and empty kegs
String of bizarre alcohol-related incidents in Gainesville
gives new meaning to "turning to the bottle" during
arsh times.
Sunday morning saw a botched robbery at the Sweetbay
grocery store in which a local woman concocted the brilliant
idea of making off with a couple of cases of Natural Light
beer only to get caught after leaving her handbag behind.
Let's get real for a second who the hell steals Natty
Light?
While the Editorial Board hardly condones stealing in any
shape or form, she could have at least upgraded her choice
of adult beverage to a more palatable Blue Moon or Samuel
Adams.
Somewhere the commissioner of the More Taste League
sheds a tear.
Clearly this woman lacks any semblance of a brain for
dropping her purse at the scene of the crime, but lacking taste
in beer to boot?
Thankfully, our second model Gainesville citizen of the
week doesn't suffer from a bitter beer face this young
man's lunacy lies in his scheme to net himself $30 with quite
possibly the most effort involved.
Instead of just interning at the Alligator for the week or
sleepwalking through a shift at Subway, he elected to steal
keg shells from unsuspecting residents hungover from the
evening before.
What did he get for all of his efforts? A spot in the Alachua
County Jail with bond at $7,000 to boot.
So what's next on the absurd crime front in Gainesville?
Stealing ketchup dispensers during Gators games?
There goes the neighborhood.




Hell on wheels


While attending balls
and luncheons
highlighted just
part of a full schedule for the
new administration, carry-
ing moving boxes did not.
The same cannot be said
for their predecessors, as
former Vice President Dick
Cheney played "mover" be-
fore attending the inaugura-
tion.
But we wonder, how
hard can moving around a
few pairs of slacks and dress
shoes really be?
If you're the outgoing
vice president, you end up
in a wheelchair.
Moving belongings into
his new McLean, Va., digs,
Cheney apparently hadn't
adjusted to his new life as a
grumpy old man just yet -
pulling a muscle as he threw
out his back.
The ill-timed incident left
Cheney immobilized, forced


to get around on four wheels
just as he was set to leave of-
fice.
The media got one more
jab at Cheney- one headline
read "Cheney wheelchair
bound as Obama soars."
The Editorial Board can't
help but chuckle at the for-
mer vice president's plight.
We do realize Cheney has a
history of medical ailments,
but heck, what a lasting im-
age he cut for America in his
final public appearance as
second-in-command.
But perhaps Cheney got
the last laugh. At least he
didn't have to stand when
the time came to honor
President Obama.
We can only imagine him
uttering a few choice words
under his breath as he re-
mained seated among the
throng of standing support-
ers.
"Gotcha, suckers."


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Americans wait for Obama to deliver


Swarming the National Mall en masse before sunrise,
witnesses to history were not deterred by blistering
winds and freezing temperatures.
With devotion in their eyes, they danced to stay warm,
waiting in the cold to catch a glimpse of the 44th presi-
dent taking the oath of office. People from all over the
globe citizens and foreigners alike assembled in the
nation's capital to bear witness to the ensuing spectacle.
Forty-three men have gone through this process be-
fore. Tuesday marked just another inauguration, right?
Wrong. Very wrong.
For so long, the image of America has been one of
failed policies, not to mention a long line of presidents
that gave comedians more material than they could
shake a stick at. With our new president, the perception
has changed to one of hope, faith and perseverance.
To the millions who traveled to the nation's capital, it
wasn't just about being a part of history. The inaugura-
tion was about being a part of something much larger
than just one person. Those who could not make it to
Washington, D.C., gathered around televisions and ra-
dios throughout the world to hear Obama's first words
as president of the United States no matter what time
the clock read.
His inaugural speech inspired and his calm demeanor
awed. People the world over were given renewed faith in
the power of democracy, but is this faith premature?
I truly hope not.
The energy of Obama supporters across the land was
intense during his campaign, climaxing when he won
the election. Now they can finally see the man they so
strongly support get down to business. After years of
support, such will be a sight that no words can truly ex-


press.
The world is changing rapidly.
Not only does Obama have a re-
sponsibility to the American peo-
ple; he also has a responsibility to
the rest of the world. Whether he
likes it or not, we are all count-
Naudia Jawad ing on him to make a difference.
letters@alligatororg To put it simply, the whole world
expects greatness of Obama.
Criticism of politicians seems to come much more
easily than praise, and after alleged torture, sold senate
seats and wars galore, who can really blame the critics
for being skeptical?
Obama's inauguration has brought pride to many
Americans pride that may have been lost or misplaced
in the past few years and it is up to him to make sure
the pride is kept in the right place.
Yes, we should be proud that Americans were able
to put race aside and decide that change was what we
needed to make our nation great. And yes, we should
be proud that we made a difference. People all over the
world are showing us how proud they are for doing that.
However, blind pride will ruin us.
America has always been a proud nation, and perhaps
the main downfall we have suffered from was the hubris
of our leaders in the recent past. Hopefully, we can move
on as a humbler nation. Perhaps our country can heal.
Maybe this is exactly what we need.
Your country and the world are waiting with bated
breath, Mr. President.
Naudia Jawad is a journalism graduate student. Her col-
umn appears on Wednesdays.


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Guest column

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Letter to the Editor
Restaurant not worth the hype
This past weekend I decided
for a bit of variety I'd visit a much-
hyped restaurant in Gainesville
called The Top. I'd heard good
and bad things about the place,
but I wanted to decide for myself.
It was a very cold Friday night,
and I was told the wait would be
an hour. OK, I thought, this better
be worth it.
Unfortunately, the all too
"hip" servers didn't provide the
best service. Not only was the
food subpar (the meat was dry
and the sauces bland), but after
we tipped kindly on the check,
we were charged triple what our
tip was when it was processed.
I will never go there again, and
I've also had friends suffer a simi-
lar fate terrible service and ter-
rible food.
It's simply ridiculous and re-
pulsive that a place like this re-
mains in Gainesville.
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State lobbyists address cuts at Senate meeting


BY CHELSEA KEENAN
Alligator Writer

State budget cuts were the
center of conversation during
Tuesday night's senate meeting,
as visiting state lobbyists an-
nounced that upcoming increases
in tuition will not be covered by
Bright Futures.
State lobbyists from Tallahassee
spoke to student senators of the
effects recent budget cuts will
have on Bright Futures and UF's
tuition.
But, according to lobbyist Ron
LaFace, tuition increases will also
bring positive results to the stu-
dents such as more classes, pro-
fessors and advisors.
LaFace referenced the resolu-
tion advocating the protection of
Bright Futures passed by senators
before break and later mailed to
Tallahassee.
"Student support is always
crucial," LaFace said. "(Florida
Legislators) are responsive to the
student voice."
Senate President Jordan
Johnson also announced the cre-


ation the Student Budget Cut Task
Force. The committee will work
with both UF's Faculty Senate
and administration to ensure UF
programs remain unaffected by
budget cuts.

"Student support is al-
ways crucial. (Florida
Legislators) are responsive
to the student voice."
Ron LaFace
Lobbyist

Although senators agreed on
the importance of keeping tuition
costs low, some did not see eye-
to-eye on recommendations made
by the Replacement & Agenda
committee to fill vacant senate
seats and committee chair seats.
Orange and Blue Senators
Ben Cavataro and Mark McShera
composed a four-page minority
report documenting their reasons
for dissatisfaction with the nomi-
nations.
Despite the minority's disap-
proval, the original nominations
were passed.


Newly elected Orange and Blue Party President Donte Hargrove introduces himself Tuesday evening at
the UF Student Senate meeting. Hargrove also talked about several senate and party issues.


LOCAL

Man arrested for repeated keg theft


By KATIE EMMETS
Alligator Writer
Kemmets@alligator.org

A Gainesville man was arrested after
he was accused of stealing empty kegs
and selling them to a convenience store
for cash.
After two women saw a man loiter-
ing in The Estates apartment complex,
3527 S.W. 20th Ave., they called the
Alachua County Sheriff's Office and
then followed him across the street to
Pinnacle Point Apartments.
The women lost sight of him near
the back of the complex, but when he


reappeared he was holding a keg, the
ASO arrest report stated.
They followed him to Tailgate
Beverage, 4340 S.W.
20th Ave., where he
was met by an ASO of-
ficer.
Michael Miranda,
24, originally told of-
ficers that he had
Miraa brought the keg from
his house. After being
told about the witnesses, Miranda con-
fessed that he had stolen the keg from
a back porch behind Pinnacle Point
Apartments.


The $15 he received for the keg was
found in the front right pocket of his
shorts.
Miranda also advised officers that he
stole a second keg from the Kensington
South Apartments and sold it to the
same convenience store earlier that
day.
According to the report, Miranda
said he stole a third keg from The
Estates two days before his arrest.
Officers also found two marijuana
cigarettes in his right front pocket.
Miranda was charged with burglary
of a dwelling, dealing stolen property,
theft and possession of marijuana.


People gather at library for inauguration


* COVERAGE SHOWN IN
MEETING ROOMS.

By MORGAN COLLINS
Alligator Contributing Writer

As President Barack
Obama prepared to take
his oath of office, people
at the Alachua County
Headquarters Library in
downtown Gainesville took
in the moment with quiet
fascination.
"It's a very exciting time,"
said Be Astengo, the library's
adult services manager. "We
wanted to offer space for
people to see this moment."
In the rest of the library,
people went about their reg-
ular activities. They searched


library databases, checked
out books and registered li-
brary cards, seemingly un-
concerned about the ascen-
dancy of the next president.
Still, a few of the library's
patrons gathered into meet-
ing rooms to view Barack
Obama's inauguration.
Inside the library's
Foundation Room, about 20
people watched CNN's cov-
erage of the inauguration
ceremonies in subdued, con-
templative silence.
They sat in black, high-
backed executive chairs
around a polished table, as
if they were about to begin a
board meeting.
The event was calmer
than other celebrations in
Gainesville, but signs of ex-


citement were evident.
People squirmed in antic-
ipation when Obama stood
and approached the Chief
Justice of the United States
John Roberts
Local shortly past
News noon.
Chairs
turned and
neighbors smiled at each
other knowingly, as if they
all shared a private joke with
Obama in the punch line.
As soon as he was de-
clared the 44th president of
the U.S., the room broke into
cheers of joy and applause.
People smiled and hugged
each other.
Tiffany Smith, 33, who
took a break from her job in
theVeteransAdministration's


Sun Center office, said that
she felt inspired and optimis-
tic about the coming years.
"The world just changed,"
she said.
Before closing the door,
Astengo shared her thoughts
about Obama's speech.
The country is in a state
of fear, and Obama will have
to address problems such as
unemployment and health
care. Americans need to be
patient, she said.
She said Americans
should remember that
Obama is only human, and
things won't necessarily
change overnight.
"He's the next president,
not the Messiah, so don't
let your expectations be too
grand," Astengo said.


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to arrest

By KATIE EMMETS
Alligator Writer
Kemmets@alligator.org

A UF student was arrested after her
purse, with identification, was found at a
grocery store from which she was accused
of stealing beer.
Afterentering the Sweetbay Supermarket
at 2002 S.W. 34th St., two women went into
the rear storage area and
tried to place a keg into a

to an Alachua County
Sheriff's Office arrest re-
port.
When they couldn't
lift it, one of the wom-
Breshe en went back into the
store and placed three
24-packs of Natural Light into the cart and
walked to the storage room.
The woman then lifted the cases out of
the cart and left the store through the back
emergency doorway which activated the
alarm, the report stated.
When a clerk went to the storage room
to investigate what triggered the alarm, he
found the cart with a woman's purse inside
it.
According to the report, the purse be-
longed to Tami Breshe, 21, and contained
her U.S. passport and Gator 1 Card.
ASO officers arrived at her house, ar-
rested her and charged her with theft.
According to the report, she would not
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2009 0 ALLIGATOR, 9


ON CAMPUS

Second Baby Gator care center opens
By MATT TRIPP
Alligator Contributing Writer
More adults than kids crowded the classrooms of UF's
new Baby Gator Child Development and Research Center
on Tuesday night.
The center, which opened its doors on Jan. 5, is the sec-
ond of its kind on UF's campus and offers child care for
children up to 5 years old.
About 35 people gathered on the ground floor of the
Human Development Center at UF's Health Science
Center to officially celebrate the center's opening.
"The need for child care here is significant."
Kyle Cavanaugh
senior vice president for administration at UF


Several UF administrators and staff watched as the
new facility's directors, Pamela Pallas and Lisa Roberts,
cut an orange and blue paper-chain ribbon made by chil-
dren at the center to officiate its opening.
After the ceremony, visitors snacked on fresh fruit,
shrimp and cheese as they toured the new classrooms
and their accompanying observatory rooms.
"The need for child care here is significant," said Kyle
Cavanaugh, senior vice president for administration at
UF, in a speech at the ceremony.
Cavanaugh said the facility went beyond just child
care, offering a place for recruitment and retention of staff
and students at the Health Science Center.
He said unlike the Baby Gator Center on Village Drive,
parents must be associated with the College of Medicine
or the College of Public Health and Health Professions in
order to enroll their children in the program at the new
center, which is on Newell Drive.
Dr. Kayser Enneking, assistant dean of clinical affairs,
said funding for the center was a big issue.
"Most of it came from the group practice funds and
didn't cost more than $300,000," Enneking said. "It's very
cost-efficient,"
Most faculty in attendance agreed that the benefits of
the Baby Gator Center would outweigh the cost.
"We will more than recoup the upfront cost by retain-
ing the best people," said Michael Good, interim dean of
the UF College of Medicine. "This facility is long overdue
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STATE

FSU adds "the" to name, shares with UF ad campaign


By CAROLYN TILLO
Alligator Contributing Writer

It may be a small word, but
"the" is a big deal at Florida State
University.
The university is in the pro-
cess of adding "the" back onto
the front of its name.
That is how the university has
traditionally been known, accord-
ing to Fran Conaway, director of
special projects for Florida State's


university communications.
Although UF does not official-
ly include a "the" before its name
and never has, it does have The
Gator Nation campaign.
UF linguistics professor Galia
Hatav said the definite article
"the" gives words a property of
uniqueness, which may be part of
the reason why both universities
chose to include it, to set names
aside from others.
UF director of marketing Dan


Williams said he believes The has received positive feedback
Gator Nation deserves its capital- from peer universities.


"That makes it generic,
almost like a Kleenex,"
Dan Williams
UF director of marketing


ized definite article in order to be
consistent with UF's registered
trademark of The Gator Nation.
Williams said the campaign


John Sutherland, of UF's de-
partment of advertising, said he
has heard sportscasters on ESPN
refer to other schools as nations, a
possible effect of UF's campaign.
"That makes it generic, almost
like a Kleenex," he said.
But The Gator Nation cam-
paign is known for its unique
advertising as well as its words,
Sutherland said.


Sutherland said the campaign
serves as a rallying cry for UF's
alumni and future students and
has the effect of building camara-
derie and spirit.
Whether this nation will ever
be united under "The" University
of Florida remains unclear.
For now UF spokesman Steve
Orlando said the university is
perfectly happy with the way the
seal reads and has no plans to
change it.


UF student chosen as youngest "Survivor" contestant


By SARA BRUBAKER
Alligator Contributing Writer

UF sophomore Spencer Duhm fulfilled one
of his lifelong dreams this past fall.
But it wasn't the fake internship in Chicago
he told his friends about.
Duhm, 20, was cast in October for the new-
est season of "Survivor," the youngest person
ever to appear on the reality game show in
which contestants compete in the wilderness
for $1 million.
However, throughout filming, Duhm kept
his involvement a secret until the cast was re-
leased on Jan. 13. The Chicago internship was
his alibi.
"I always planned on applying as soon as I
became old enough," said Duhm, who was 19
during the filming of the show.
This was the first season CBS lowered the


age limit for applicants from 21 to 18.
Duhm, who said he was obsessed with the
show, said he's been a fan since its debut in 2
000.
He said the show appeals to him because
of its intense competition as well as the mental
and physical tests the contestants go through.
While appearing on the show has always
been an ambition of his, Duhm said he didn't
do it just for the experience; he planned to
win.
"Everything is a competition to me," he
said. "I knew there would be some instances
where I would have to lie, and I wasn't going
to try to be everyone's best friend."
Duhm's familiarity with the intricacies of
the game was perhaps his biggest advantage
going into "Survivor," he said. But his experi-
ences on sports teams, including the UF crew
team, taught him to deal with the mental ups


and downs that accompany challenges.
"As I watched the contestants on previous
seasons, I knew that if they could do it, then I
could definitely do it," Duhm said.
But however prepared he felt going into
the show, Duhm said he couldn't entirely re-
late the experience to anything else.
He said even the physical demands of crew
couldn't compare to "Survivor."
"In sports you're expected
Student to exert yourself in practice and
Life during competitions," he said.
"But on 'Survivor' there is no re-
prieve and no escape."
To participate in the show, Duhm withdrew
from his classes last semester. But the telecom-
munications major said temporarily leaving
UF wasn't a difficult decision as soon as his
parents lent their support.
UF political science major David Carlson,


also a member of UF's crew team, said Duhm
has key characteristics that would allow him
to be successful on the show, including a per-
sonable demeanor and fanaticism.
"He's the biggest 'Survivor' fan I know,"
Carlson said. "If we were ever out of town for
crew, we would always have to be back at the
hotel and quiet by 8 p.m. so he could watch
the show."
Duhm was one of 16 contestants chosen
for season 18, which was filmed in Brazil, and
while he doesn't know who won yet the
winner is announced on the finale in May -
he does know what he would do with $1 mil-
lion.
"I want to help my parents retire and pay
for graduate school," he said. "And the crew
team really needs a new boathouse."
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LOCAL

Residents take sides over Gaza


By HUNTER SIZEMORE
Alligator Contributing Writer

Gainesville residents stood with
students on both sides of the Israeli-
Palestinian demonstrations as the
groups sparred last week over the
controversial Israeli offensive against
Gaza that ended Monday.
The 23-day Israeli offensive that
resulted in the deaths of about 1,300
Palestinians and 13 Israelis caused
debate in Gainesville and abroad.
"I think it's important that we
all support each other," said Rabbi
Yoni Kaiser-Blueth of Hillel. "I've
seen quite a bit of solidarity on this
issue."
But Dennis Shuman, a Jewish
supporter of Gaza who has lived in
Israel, disagrees.
Jewish people support Israel sim-
ply because of their religion and cul-
ture, he said.
"Jews put on blinders," said
Shuman, 62. "Sometimes, when it
comes to family, it's 'my family, right
or wrong.'"
Korin Weinstok, 24, community
coordinator at Congregation B'nai
Israel updates the Jewish community
on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
"I try to keep the community in-
formed because I know that the press


has a very specific point of view,"
said Weinstok. "All my e-mail up-
dates come from official and reliable
sources such as the Israeli Embassy."
Israel completed its objectives in
Gaza and agreed to a ceasefire after-
ward, she said
The pro-Israeli demonstrations
"The mosques typically don't
like to take political posi-
tions. Especially after the
scrutiny they received after
9/11."
Abdul Hamad
UF graduate

were organized by community and
religious centers such as Hillel, while
Palestinian supporters came from
varied backgrounds and organized
outside of the mosques.
"The mosques typically don't
like to take political positions," said
Abdul Hamad, 22, a recent UF grad-
uate, "especially after the scrutiny
they received after 9/11."
Individual Muslim communi-
ty members, along with Jews and
Christians, organize demonstra-
tions, said Ammar Attia, who some-
times lectures at The Islamic Center
of Gainesville or the Hoda Center on


Fridays, the Muslim day of worship.
The cease-fire has not stopped
Gaza demonstrations, Hamad said.
A forum to discuss the situation in
Gaza is being organized and will be
held in the coming weeks, he said.
Muslim demonstrators also re-
ceived support from activist orga-
nizations such as Veterans for Peace
and from involved citizens.
One such citizen, Elizabeth Corie-
Jones, has been an activist since the
Vietnam War.
"I have 11 grandkids," said Corie-
Jones, 73. "And so it hurts me to think
of children dying."
On Jan. 13, Joe Fuller, a member
of Veterans for Peace attended the
Palestinian-Israeli rallies held in the
Bo Diddley Community Plaza.
When it began to rain, Fuller
shouted for the Pro-Israeli demon-
strators to take shelter with him and
the other pro-Palestinian supporters
under the covered stage area
While many of the Palestinian
supporters backed up to make room,
none of the Israel supporters took
shelter from the downpour.
"That's part of the problem," said
Cliff Stafford, an observer who works
construction in Gainesville. "One of
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Student jobs scarce


By EMILY MERWIN and
RYAN ARENS
Alligator Contributing Writers

Students in search of work are
feeling the effects of an ailing econ-
omy as the number of jobs on- and
off-campus is dwindling.
The national unemployment rate
for workers 20 to 24 years old is 12.1
percent, which exceeds the overall
rate of 7.2 percent the highest in
24 years, according to the latest data
from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Many UF students have found
the job hunt fruitless as campus de-
partments and local businesses cut
back staff to save money.
The biggest effect seen at UF is
the sacrifice of many on-campus
jobs to create more federal work-
study jobs, according to Jonathan
Orsini, student employment coordi-
nator at UF.
Through the Federal Work Study
Program, part-time jobs are partially
funded by the government to give
more job opportunities to students
with financial needs, Orsini said.
The government pays 75 percent of
a student's wages while the univer-
sity pays 25 percent, he said.
This leaves fewer jobs available
for the average UF student because
only about 1,200 UF students qualify
for the program, he said.
In previous semesters, Jobs at UF
an online database displaying avail-
able on-campus positions, listed
between 60 and 70 positions avail-
able for students, Orsini said. Now,
there are 35 postings, with half being
work-study positions.
"Unfortunately, there's just not as
much opportunity," he said.
Orsini said he does not expect the
job situation to improve any time
soon.
UF department employees fall
under a three-tier system, he said.
Students fall at the bottom and are
generally the first employees cut
during a crunch time.
"I think it's going to get worse,"
he said. "Before full-time employees
are cut, students will be cut."
Off-campus employers are not


making students' search any easier.
Although Alachua County has
always had one of the lowest un-
employment rates in the state, the
local economy has experienced a
sharp downturn, said Angela Pate,
executive director of FloridaWorks,
the employment services agency for
Alachua and Bradford counties.
Pate said the unemployment rate
for the Gainesville area has nearly
doubled in the past two years.
"A lot of people are suffering,"
she said. "People with master's de-
grees and Ph.D.s are coming in to
get their unemployment (benefits)."
The unemployment rate may
be an understatement because it
only reflects those who are actively
looking for jobs, according to David
Denslow, a UF research economist.
Most student jobs are in indus-
tries that will be heavily affected in
the next few months, such as retail
and restaurants, he said. Denslow
said he expects the number of stu-
dents not working to rise this year
and many employers to cut back on
the hours their employees will be
working.
At Dragonfly Sushi & Sake
Company, students make up more
than half of the restaurant's work-
force, according to manager Dave
Talpasz. Though business is slower
than last year, Talpasz said he is only
slightly worried.
"We take each day as it comes to
us," he said.
The restaurant has been offering
incentives such as free valet parking,
drink specials on Tuesday nights and
a lower-priced lunch menu to keep
customers coming back, he said.
Jessica Neely, a UF freshman who
has been actively looking for work,
summed up her experience hunting
for a job in Gainesville in one word:
horrible.
Despite filling out "countless"
applications, Neely is still search-
ing for work. Many places have said
they are accepting applications but
are not actively hiring.
"I don't like watching my bank
account go down and never go up,"
she said. "I'm looking for pretty
much anything I can get."


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to them, and will be torn down on Jan. 30 to signify the "breaking down" of those negative
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UF marketing and political science freshman Gloria Docilait cheers as she watches Barack Obama's
presidential inauguration ceremony on the projection screen at the Orange and Brew on Tuesday.


PRESIDENT, from page 1
she said.
Hall, who would normally be
in her office at noon on a Tuesday,
said her colleagues convinced her
to attend the Orange and Brew cel-
ebration.
"I wanted to feel the energy of
the crowd instead of watching (the
inauguration) stream online," she
said.
When Obama walked on stage
to take his oath, the crowd stood in
electric anticipation. When the oath
was finished, the room burst into
cheers.
Some students high-fived and
clinked their beer bottles in toast,
while others wiped tears from their
eyes.
The crowd quieted as Obama
took the lectern to give his speech.
In his address, Obama encour-
aged Americans to come together to
conquer the challenges ahead.
Eric Conrad, group co-coordi-
nator of UF Students for Barack
Obama, said Obama's speech high-


lighted today's important chal-
lenges and predicted an optimistic
future.
Despite the grandeur of the event,
Conrad said he's glad he watched
the ceremony from Gainesville.
"I wanted to feel the en-
ergy of the crowd instead of
watching (the inauguration)
stream online."
Allyson Hall
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times," he said, adding that the lure
of celebrating here with a beer was
more appealing.
Jessica Morgan, a theater and
marketing junior, said she came to
the Orange and Brew because she
had class during the day and knew
she wouldn't make it home in time.
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1,2, 3 & 4BR Properties.
Many have been drastically reduced
For immediate occupancy!
Union Properties 352-373-7578 4-22-75-2

NOW LEASING
2BR/1.5BA MidTown Apts
Parking/laundry hkups
Walk to UF $850/mo
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 4-22-75-2

PET FRIENDLY!
3BR/3BAw room to run
behind Hilton on SW34th ST
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 4-22-75-2

Available NOW
1BR/1BAw/laundry hkups
Pets OK w/fee close to UF
Water, sewer & trash incl.
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 4-22-75-2


$995/MO 3BR/2BA
NEAR UF!! w/d incl.
2041 NW 7th Place
Large family room w/fireplace
Hardwood floors & nice yard
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 4-22-75-2

*CAMPUS EDGE CONDO*
2/2 Walk to UF, Shands & VA. Tile floor, W/D
in unit, avail fall. Reasonable rate. 239-250-
6149, 239-992-2449 1-30-08-19-2

5BR/3BA HOUSE
Block from law school, biking distance from
UF. W/D incl. Pets ok. Huge yard. $1600/mo.
Call Solomon 262-3472 2-3-08-20-2

* 2BR/2.5BA $725/mo.
* 2BR/1.5BA $625/mo.
Off SW 34th St. Close to UF, Shands, shop-
ping & dining. Fenced yard, util room. private
parking, pets ok. Call Solomon 262-3472
2-3-08-20-2


University Terrace West
1 Female needed $325/mo
Lease through July 2009
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 4-22-72-2

WALK TO SANTA FE
2bd/2ba $750/mo
1 car garage. dw, mw. wd incl
Fenced yard. Avail Now!
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 4-22-72-2

Mallorca Unit near Royal Park
2BD/2.5BAAvail Now!!
Beautiful, luxury townhouse
w/ garage. $950/mo
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 4-22-72-2

Visit www.gatorpads.com
for available units or call
352-284-0316 / 352-281-0733
Houses, Duplexes, Condo, Townhouses.
Walk/Bike/Bus to UF. Neat, clean, quality
1-30-08-18-2

2BR/2BA Townhouse, small pets ok! private
courtyard, icemaker, dishwasher, washer/
dryer hookup. walk to restraunts/ grocery.
$799. mo. quiet neighbors. 318-0089 2-4-
09-21-2

2bd/2.5ba townhouse. Pet friendly. Close
to 1-75 and bus route to main campus. New
paint and 2 parking spaces. Rent is $750 a
month plus $10 per pet. January free!! Call
Rhonda at (727)-243-4688. 2-3-09-20-2

Rocky Point Apartments
3/2 W/D hkps Pets welcome!
$899.00 call now 352-376-1619 2-3-09-
20-2

1BR apt. w/pvt gated courtyard located in
small proffesional complex @ 3320 SW 23d
St. Single, mature applicants only. New car-
pet. $575.00/mo small pets ok @ $25.00/mo
352 377-2150 Please leave a msg. 1-21-
09-10-2

4 BED 3 BATH HOUSE FOR RENT
STARTING AUG 1, 2009. On University Ave
near the corner of NW 30th St. $2,000 per
month, pets OK. Large backyard and deck.
Call 630-390-6612. 2-27-09-37-2

**Duckpond Duplex**
2BR/1BA in quiet neighborhood. Close to
downtown & on bus line. Spacious, carpeted,
W/D on premises, D/W, Cent H/AC. No dogs.
$650/mo Available now 352-376-0080 1-21-
09-10-2

POOL HOUSE AVAILABLE NOW!
Bike to UF 4BR/3BA, over 2000 sf, nice area
1 mi to UF. 2816 W Univ Ave. $1500/mo now
or $1700/mo in fall. Can divide into 3/2 for
$1200/mo. Pool service extra376-6183, 352-
327-2931 1-28-09-15-2

2BR/2.5BA Twnhouse condo near UF. Wired
for inet + sec sys, W/D hk-up, appliances,
comm pool, 2 Master BRs w/ own BA, Ideal
for 2 to share. 1st & sec dep req. $1100/mo
954-805-7827 dennismiller@tycoint.com
1-21-09-10-2


Duckpond
2 bd 1.5 ba 1200 sq ft townhouse in heart of
historic neighborhood.w/d Blocks to down-
town shops & restaurants. 508 NE 4th A ave
avail immediately $795/mo 379-4952
1-21-09-10-2

01 BR/1 BA w/lg STUDY Great Location*
1blk to UF/Shands Avail Now! Energy effi-
cient, some utils. Very spacious, carpet, de-
cal park Prefer grad student/mature. $650.
postj@bellsouth.net 376-0080, 284-3873
1-30-09-16-2

Immaculate and newly renovated historic
home. New hardwood firs, appliances, paint.
Walk to campus. 3/1. $800/mo for two occu-
pants through July 31st. 911 NW 10th Ave.
215-7199 2-6-09-20-2

2BR/1BA Spacious. 7209 SW 45th Lane,
Gainesville. Cent H/AC, W/D hk-up. $600/
mo. $500 sec dep. No pets. Call 386-462-
0994 1-23-09-10-2

1 BEDROOM NEAR UF
UTILITIES INCLUDED IN RENT.
724 NW 3rd AVE
$590/mth ************Call 371-3260 1-26-
09-10-2

2 BEDROOM DOWNTOWN
Quaint 2 br apt in the heart of downtown.
Wood floors, Screen porch. 216 SW 3rd Ave
$680/mth Call 371-3260 1-26-09-10-2

AVAILABLE AUGUST 1
4BR/2BA nice, large house. Hot tub, fenced
yard, washer/dryer provided, 3413 NW 8th
Ave. $1625/mo. Screened back porch, other
houses available. 339-2342 for more info.
1-23-09-9-2

1 Room in beautiful 2BR/1BAdwntwnn condo.
Vaulted ceilings, skylights, Italian style floors,
close to library, UF, Shands & shopping.
$450/mo mnth-to-mnth. Pets ok. Walk to
popular spots & dwntwn festivals. 262-1351
1-23-09-10-2

*2/1 Funky Upstairs Apt*
3 Blocks to UF
Pet Friendly $750/mo
352-375-8256
4-22-68-2

*2/1 House w/ Big Yard*
4 Blocks to UF, HW Floors
Pet Friendly, Outdoor Kennel
352-375-8256
4-22-68-2

*2/1 Apt, 4 Blocks to UF*
Central AC, No Tow Parking,
Pet Friendly, $700/mo
352-375-8256
4-22-68-2

*2/1 Apt, 1000 SF*
Island Kitchen, WD hookups
Centr. AC, Pet Friendly $700/mo
352-375-8256
4-22-68-2

WOODSIDE VILLAS off Tower Rd. 7200 SW
8th Ave. 2BR/1BA + bonus rm & dining area.
1072 sq ft. Vaulted ceiling, W/D, DW, fans,
pool, newer carpet/tile, bus rte, smoke-free,
no pets. $800/mo. Quiet area 352-339-6502
1-22-09-7-2

4BR/2BA MUST SEE!
Available 8/1. Remodeled, W/D, lawn care,
1.8 mi to UF, No pets. 3532 NW 7th Ave
Fenced $1400/mo. 373-1558 or 246-8645
1-27-09-10-2

****ANTIQUE 1 BR APT****
Lg 1BR, hdwd firs, clawfoot tub, 1908 house.
Dntwn near Waldo Rd. Pets arranged. $395/
mo. ALSO pvt rm in trailer, Archer Rd by
Publix $275/mo. Greg 214-3291 1-27-10-2

***MICANOPYHOUSE***
3BR/1BA, huge bathrm, large yd, in Micanopy
city. Pets arranged. Cool old house. $600/mo,
1st, last, dep. Greg 214-3291 1-27-10-2

Cute & Funky upstairs loft behind Leonardo's
706,sixblockstoUF/downtown.Availablenow!
Short lease possible. $450/mo
(352)338-7670 or shepley@cozygator.com
Others places listed at www.cozygator.com
1-21-09-5-2


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Cute & Clean Vintage 4bd/2.5ba house be-
hind Applebee's. Bike to UF. Wood floors,
CH/AC, W/D, fans, blinds. Huge rooms!
Available now! 907 NW 11th Ave. $1150/
mo. cozygator@bellsouth.net 352-338-7670
1-21-09-5-2

2 bed / 1 bath apartment avail in quadplex.
1037 NW 41st Ave. WD hookups, dishwash-
er, central heat and air. New carpet, paint.
Nice unit! Sorry, no pets. Call 352-375-5250
or e-mail glenn.primack@gmail.com 1-21-
5-2

Spacious 1Br/1Ba in Gatornest Apartments.
$585/mo. Pets welcome! Walking distance
to all midtown bars and only 2 blocks from
the stadium!! Call now-386-316-5777 1-22-
09-6-2

Bike/bus to UF. New Condo at Chase Hollow.
1150 sq ft. Lv rm, dng rm, 2 bedrms, 3 baths
& porch. Tile 1st fl, carpet 2nd fl. Rent $1150.
PIs call 407-497-9024
1-23-09-7-2

AVAILABLE AUGUST 1
4BR/3BA large house with large bedrooms.
House only 4 yrs old. Fireplace, washer/dry-
er provided, vaulted ceilings. 2108 NW 8th
Court. $1575/mo. 339-2342 for directions.
1-23-09-7-2

AVAILABLE AUGUST 1
4BR/2BA, nice modern house on large pri-
vate lot. Fireplace, washer/dry provided.
$1425/mo. 2606 NW 34th St. Pets ok. Deck,
lots of trees. Call 339-2342 1-23-09-7-2

2 story 2 bdrm 2 bth townhome w/firplace
in Shell Rock Villas. Nice area close to UF,
Oaks Mall and bus stop. $625 mo plus se-
curity dep. Call Ms. Mitchell (678) 642-1223
1-21-09-5-2

3BR/1BA, carport, W/D hook-up, fenced in
yard. Sec. 8 Available. Call for info 352-224-
5693 1-21-5-2

Priced like apt, feels like a house. Spacious
2BR/1BA duplex, close to dwntwn. Eat-in
kitchen, scr porch, fenced yd, W/D hk-ups,
big trees, huge carport. Immaculate inside &
out. Available now $645/mo 352-378-4684
1-21-5-2

Available Soon!! 2/BR 1/BA house w/
fenced yard. Bike to UF/AGH/Shands. Can
negotiate pets. $695/mo 115 SE 9th ST.
Drive by then call 352-538-1310 or 352-538-
1329. 1-23-09-6-2

Available Now!! A cozy 2/BR 1/BA stone
cottage w/ office. Bike to UF/AGH/Shands.
Some pets ok. $795/mo 303 SE 8th ST.
Drive by, then call 352-538-1310 or 352-538-
1329 1-23-09-6-2

AVAILABLE AUGUST 1
Large house 4BR/2BA, large bedrooms and
large living room, privacy fence, pets ok.
Washer/dryer provided. $1400/mo 2100 NW
8th Ct. Call 339-2342 1-23-09-6-2

AVAILABLE AUGUST 1
Nice house 3BR/1BA, hardwood floors,
porch, washer/dryer provided, Very private
backyard, detached garage. $1125/mo 924
NW 9th Ave. Call 339-2342 1-23-09-6-2

Luxury! No Fees!
On Bivens Arm Nature Preserve
Inclusive 2's, 3's, and 4's
MASSIVE 2/2.5 Townhomes!
W/D and Microwaves in Every Unit
Free Cable, Tanning, Alarms, Pool
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Great Bus Route! 2 Miles to UF
4-22-63-2

$375 month..lrm in 4bdrm/4bth apt..female
student ideal..near uf/shands..call Drew
561-716-1240 or rongo66@msn.com 1-22-
09-5-2

LARGE AFFORDABLE CONVENIENT
Serious students upgrade into private condo
2BR/2BA vaulted ceilings, breakfast bar, tile,
carpet, smoke-free, laundryroom, fenced
backyard. $675. SW. 374-4216 appt. 2-12-
09-20-2

1 BR/1 BAVintageapt3 blocksto UF$495/mo
112 NW9th St.
*2BR/1 BA Charming vintage house,fenced,
shed. $650/mo Pets okay. 3406 NW21st St.
514-6281 1-22-09-5-2


AVAILABLE AUGUST 1
3BR/2BA, one block from campus. Nice 2-s-
tory house, washer/dryer provided, fireplace,
wood floors, dishwasher. $1350/mo 110 SW
12th St Call 339-2342 1-23-09-5-2

5br 3ba MH on 5ac.
15 min to UF. $1600 mth.
352-213-3943 1-23-5-2

507 NW 39th Rd #229. Clean 2 bed
2 bath, washer, dryer, pool,
tennis, clubhouse. $850 month
plus $850 security, no pets.
Smart Choice Realty 376-2779 1-23-09-
5-2

HUGE 2BR 1BA
W/D hookups. Pets OK
Walk to Vet School
$650 mo. Move in today!
866-747-8314 CMC LLLP
Lic. Real Estate Broker
Equal Housing Oppty.
4-22-09-61-2

2/1 Great remodeled house. Hardwood
floors, central h/ac, dishwasher, new kitchen.
Close to campus. Great neighborhood. 1004
NW 15th Ave. Avail. now. 850mo. 352-256-
5343, atwa0002@hotmail.com. 1-23-09-
4-2

2-Story Townhouse for Fall
Rent an entire 4BR or use Free Roommate
Matching. ONLY 10 Steps to UF. $479-$504*
All-Inclusive Rent Fully-furnished
www.TheCourtyards.net 352-372-3557
4-22-60-2

Available Now!!!
2-bedroom/2-bath Townhouses starting at
$675/mo. Move-in specials available and
lots of amenities. Offered by Keller Williams
Gainesville Realty
***352-871-3890 or mckenzit@kw.com***
1-27-09-5-2

1 & 2 BD Cottages starting at $475/mo
Historical Downtown, WID hookups,
porches, Bike to UF 10-15 mins. Great
Size! Cute! Must See! $0 Deposit special
rentalworkshop.com 505-9264, 870-0904
1-27-08-5-2




Arlington Square (2b/2ba) -$1025/mo-
UF Campus/Downtown Gainesville. Avail
12/18/08. Utils not incl. Must be willing to
take over existing lease. Security dep free.
Contact sean6cly@ufl.edu or 239-410-1603
2-9-08-30-3

1BR/1 BA apt for sublease at Summer Place
Villas. $560/month, includes water. Available
NOW! Call 941-457-3444 or swatts@ufl.edu
1-27-09-15-3

$420 + 1/2 utilities-Sublease 1Br in a 2/1
house with female UF student; screened in
porch, fenced-in backyard, carport, close to
bus route, parking decal included, pets ok.
Call Barbara for more info 954-673-9822
1-29-14-3

$400/mo. M/F Subleasee needed for a 1/1 in
a 3/3 apt @ Lexington Crossing: furnished,
cable/internet, electric, w/d. I will pay for your
1st mo rent & security deposit. incentives ne-
gotiable. David 3052054859 1-26-09-10-4

Female needed to take over a lease on a 3/2
furnished flat in Greenwich Green. Rent is
$383/mo + utilities and includes wireless in-
ternet and cable. W/D in apt. January rent is
free. E-mail kme1397@ufl.edu 1-21-5-3

Jan. FREE at Royal Village. Move in NOW
and enjoy reduced rent of $400/mo. All utls
incl. Room in female 4/2. Free tan, gym,
park. Call Michelle @ 239-405-1491 or
michro@ufl.edu. 1-23-09-6-3

SUBLEASE1 bedroomunfurn.apt.atPineRush
Villas.LeasefromJan.toJuly. Jan. ispaid.$529/
mo. + util.
call 352-222-1428 Larry 1-23-5-3

ONE BLOCK TO UF/LIBRARY WEST!
Looking GlassApts. 1 BR/1 BA IN 2/2. Free in-
ternet, W/D Tile kitchen/bath. MUST LEASE
NOW! PRICE GREATLY REDUCED. WILL
ACCEPT BEST OFFER!! (850) 525-4532
1-30-9-3


Will pay $500 to take over my room in a
4bed/4bath apartment from January 2009-
August 2009 needs sublease and it comes
fully furnished with everything included $499/
mo call Fredrick Williams (813)849-8125:
2-2-10-3


Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
4-22-72-4


01br w/pvt entrance available in 2BR condo
Central air and heat. 2 pools in complex.
Walking distance to UF. Rent 375/mo
*1BR hdwd firs, pvt ba avail in beautiful NW
house close to UF $395/mo 352-316-3930.
1-30-09-20-4

Very close to campus 4/2 remodeled condo
opens to lovely courtyard and pool. $425 w/
UT cable and internet included.(for sale or
rent) call 352-870-0291 2-17-09-30-4



Male roommate needed. Share furn 3BR/2BA
house w/yng prof $400/mo +1/2 util Directv,
ph, wireless, Vonage, elec. W/D, ofc space
pvt BA (morn) Ig yd fenced, pets ok, trees,
wooddeck, hottub, pond. UF-15 min drive,
near bus, Lakeview Ests 352-682-6297
1-27-15-4



2ROOMSAVAILABLEFORFEMALESONLY
in 4/2.5 townhouse. $475/mo/room. All in-
cluded. 754-204-1624 1-30-09-17-4


2 Female roommates NS/ND to share a new
4/2 house in a quiet neighborhood 3 mi. W
of 1-75. w/ cable, internet & security alarm.
$475/mo. util. incl. Call 352 331 8794 2-20-
30-4


move in2 our FREAKIN AWESOME house. 1
blk from campus, nxt to mellow mush. 4b/2br,
w/d, furn, big rms, back porch, pingpong tbl,
firepit, big yard, storage. $520/mo. 3 chill stu-
dent roommates. Call Mike @ 843-816-5337.
1-23-09-10-4

1 Room in beautiful 2BR/1BAdwntwn condo.
Vaulted ceilings, skylights, Italian style firs,
close to library, UF, Shands & shopping.
$450/mo month-to-month. Pets ok. Walk to
popular spots & dwntwn festivals. 262-1351
1-23-09-10-4

1 Room in beautiful 2BR/1BAdwntwn condo.
Vaulted ceilings, skylights, Italian style floors,
close to library, UF, Shands & shopping.
$450/mo month-to-month. Pets ok. Walk to
popular spots & dwntwn festivals. 262-1351
1-23-09-10-3

NEEDROOMMATE!1MONTHFREE!lyearold3
bdrmtownhouselocated nearUFandSanteFe.
Students preferred. wsh/dry,cable,gym, pool.
$500/month + 1/3 util.Flexible lease.
Call Alex 954-663-8255 2-2-14-4

1BD/1 BA avail NOW in 2/2.5 condo near UF.
Furnished, W/D, pool, open parking, on 4
bus rts. $400/mo + 1/2 utils. Call Chris 561-
445-9034 2-6-09-17-4

HANDYMAN NEEDED Disc 4 wk Share 2/2
MH Furn rm $200 N/R dep. $400/mo; $100/
wk incl util. 2wk adv. laun/cook svc avail N/A,
N/S, N/D. Car a+ 30 day notice 2 vacate. Nr
bus/shops Sm caged pet ok 331-0762 1-26-
9-4

Room in 3/2 house by 34th & Univ. $450/mo
+ utils, house has pool table, screen porch,
large yard, quiet neighbors, near everything
(movies, moe's, bento, UF, etc.) Call to see
678-457-1635 1-27-7-4

Male roommate wanted 1BR/1BA for rent in
a 4BR/4BA. Room is fully furnished. $425/
mo incl all utils & cable. $125 sec dep re-
quired. Available from now until August 30th,
2009. Call 352-871-2982 1-23-5-4


Looking for male college student (preferred)
to share 4BR/4BA condo with same. Own
bathroom. W/D, high speed internet. Includes
utilities $430/mo (available immediately) 863-
634-1893 1-26-08-5-4

Need roommate for Townhouse Apt
Master Bedroom, W/D, walkin Closet
$430/month 2 Mi. from Campus
Call 772-418-0625 1-23-3-4

-::2 Blocks To UF:: -
Room in 4br condo incl utils, internet, cable
TV, pool. Very Nice $375. 283-8777
www.Gainesville-Rooms-4-Rent.com 4-22-
09-62-4


Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible
buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over
the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT
PLACING YOUR AD ONLINE AT www.al-
ligator.org. or please call 373-Find

SEE ALL CONDOS
WWW.UFCONDOS.COM
Matt Price Campus Realty, 352-281-3551
4-22-72-5

NEW CONDOS -WALK to UF
3 Blks to UF. For Info on ALL 1, 2, 3, 4
Bedrooms for Sale, Call Eric Leightman,
Campus Realty at 352-219-2879. 4-22-72-5







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 4-22-72-5

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
4-22-72-5

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

Condos for sale near UF/Shands!!
Many affordable units available.
Call Carolyn/Maureen at:
(352)284-4428 or (386)365-8590
@Matchmaker Realty. 1-30-09-21-5

Alachua County Big block home. Nice
country location. 4BR/2BA, 2-car garage,
pool. Needs work. 35 yrs old. $90K/OBO.
Appraised $190K. Financing possible. Call
727-939-1864 1-28-09-10-5


BED QUEEN $110 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 4-22-08-72-6

BED FULL SIZE $90 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 4-22-08-72-6

MICROFIBER SOFA& LOVESEAT- $400
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-372-
7490 4-22-08-72-6

BED KING $170 PILLOWTOP
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in plas-
tic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can
deliver. 4-22-08-72-6

CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $450 352-333-7516

Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
4-22-72-6


BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1100
(352) 372-7490 4-22-08-72-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
4-22-08-72-6

DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 4-22-
72-6

FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899

DINETTE SET 5pc $120 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 4-22-08-72-6

**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.
4-22-72-6

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$120 352-377-9846. 4-22-72-6

Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516.
4-22-72-6

BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-22-08-
72-6

FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-22-72-6

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 4-22-72-6






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(DOB 04/13/77); 6'02",
230 Ibs, Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Wanted for:
Felony Violation of
Probation Warrant
for Possession of
Cocaine
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QUEEN SIZE FUTON BED
60x80 solid wood maple,
coral,teal and cream print.
$150.00.353-332-5890.
1-29-09-10-6


CASH PAID FOR LAPTOP'S
Buy Sell Trade Any Condition
336-0075 www.pcrecycle.biz Joel 4-22-
08-72-7

COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
4-22-08-72-7






COmPUTERS
4-22-70-7

Computer Help Fast Gatorland Computers
House/Dorm Fast response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/
ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 338-8041.
www.GatorlandComputers.com 4-22-70-7


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


NEW & USED BIKES FOR SALE
WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
Best Prices in Town *
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
4-22-72-9

NEW ROAD BIKES $250
Ok Gainesville, you asked for it! A new af-
fordable roadbike for under $300. Head to
the Schwinn Shop 1225 W Univ.-2 drs from
Leonardo's & leave happy! 352-427-6666
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PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-22-08-72-10

UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENTAUCTIONS
are underway...
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more.
All individuals interested in bidding go to:
http://www.surplus.ufl.edu/online/ 392-0370
4-22-08-72-10


COMPLETE SET OF
IRONS & METAL WOODS.
Oversized heads. Bag included. Like new.
$75. Ron 352-332-5757 1-22-09-4-10





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RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
4-22-08-72-11

*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Motor Scooter Sales and Service!
Great Scooters, Service & Prices!
118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271
www.NS4L.com
4-22-08-72-11

***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 4-22-08-
72-11

SCOOTER SERVICE
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service rates!
Will service any make/model. Close to UF!
Pick-ups avail cheap oil changes!! 336-1271
4-22-08-72-11


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Buy A New Scooter, Buy A Used Scooter
All on one site! Check the website or call
336-1271 for more info! 4-22-08-72-11

GATORMOTO Gville's #1 service facility. We
repair ALL brands of scooters. Pickups avail-
able. Lowest labor rates around. Quickest
turnaround time. Run by Gator Grads so we
know how to treat our customers! 376-6275
4-22-08-72-11

SWAMP CYCLES
Closest to Campus. Largest selection,
Best Customer Service.
Motorcycles,ScootersAccessories,andService.
633 NW13th Street www.swampcycles.com
4-22-72-11

***SOLANO CYCLE***
Scooters from $799. Largest selection from
KYMCO, Daelim, Hyosung,Adly, Genuine,
Estblished 10 yrs, 2 yr warranties
1024 S Main St 338-8450 solanocycle.com
4-22-08-72-11


*FAST CASH FOR ALMOST ANY CARS*
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 15 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 4-22-08-72-12


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CARS CARS Buy*SellOTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
4-22-72-12

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

CARS FROM $29/MO!
Hondas 0 Chevys 0 Jeeps and more!
$0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr.
For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
4-22-72-12


*FAST CASH PAID*
For any running cars or trucks. 1995 and up.
Clean or ugly. Segovia 352-284-8619 4-22-
72-12

*****ATTENTION*****
*****SUN CITY AUTO SALES*****
WHY PAY MORE? YOU COULD PAY LESS!
300+ vehicles @ wholesale prices 338-1999
4-22-08-72-12

All Vehicles Must Go!
Liquidation Sale Special
60 Days Payoff on Cash Vehicles
(Payoff time negotiable)
Sun City Auto 352-338-1999 4-22-09-62-12

Over 250 Vehicles Will Be Sold At
Wholesale Prices to the Public
Including Cars, Trucks, Vans & SUVs
Sun City Auto 352-338-1999 4-22-09-62-
12

Bring Your W-2 and Ride Home Today
Why Wait for Your Refund?
File Your Taxes Here and
Drive Off in Your Vehicle
Sun City Auto 352-338-1999 4-22-09-62-
12


Sun City Auto
No Credit Check
All Vehicles $0 Down
Buy Here Pay Here
352-338-1999 4-22-09-62-12


LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
* Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
* ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 4-22-
72-13

UF GRAD PAYS MORE
for gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds,
guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you
sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-22-
08-72-13

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.


Volunteers Wanted Horses
Helping People is seeking
volunteers for therapy and
horseback riding program. Visit
horseshelpingpeople.org for info. 1-21-5-
13

Wanted: Papers and Essays.
Will pay $15 for old papers. For research
purposes only. Email susan@dailylovelies.
com for details. 1-26-6-13




This newspaper assumes no responsibility
for injury or loss arising from contacts made
through advertising. We suggest that any
reader who responds to advertising use cau-
tion and investigate the sincerity of the ad-
vertiser before giving out personal informa-
tion or arranging meetings


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20, ALLIGATOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2009


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

EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
$$$$$$$$$$$$
Best part-time job you'll ever have.
NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St.
352-378-9204
4-22-08-72-14

$STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$
For gently used clothing/accessories & fur-
niture. No appt.necessary! Sandy's Savvy
Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 372-
1226 4-22-08-72-14

Now you can easily
submit your classified ad
for print and/or 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 4-22-08-72-14

CNA TRAINING CLASS: $250! 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 away! 4-22-72-14

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
4-22-72-14

*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.* 1-30-08-21-14

Bookkeeper- Office Manager (PT) needed for
local law office. Must be proficient in Quick
Books. Email resume to:
robjac@myimmigrationlaw.com 1-21-09-
11-14

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
reqforemp.VolunteerswelcomeContactSally
352-384-1155; st23@cox.net
1-21-09-10-14

WEB DEVELOPERS & COMPUTER
CONSTULTANTS:UFCenterforlnstructional
TechnologyandTraining.Webdevelopersmust
befamiliarwith Dreamweaver, CSS,XHTM Land
Photoshop. Portfolio links must be included
with application. Consultant position requires
expertskillswithWindowsand MicrosoftOffice
applications. Excellent communication skills
required .Paystartsat$7.50 perhour.jksmith@
ufl.edu, online application at http://www.citt.
ufl.edu/employment.php.
1-30-17-14

Afternoon nanny for elem age
M-F 1:30 --; W 12:30; must commit thru
Aug min; Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail
res/pix/sched/ gnv@nanoneone.com 1-21-
09-10-14

Afternoon nanny needed
12-6pm w/ 3.5yr old; must commit
to lyr+; non-student pref;
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume,
pix, sched gnv@nanoneone.com 1-21-09-
10-14

MWF 7:30 to 5 NANNY for
newborn twins; 20-30hrs/wk;exp req.;
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume,
pix, sched. gnv@nanoneone.com 1-21-09-
10-14


UF Survey Research Center
Telephone Interviewers
NO SALES
$8.00 $8.50/hr
Students and Non-Students
352-392-2908 Ext: 105
408 W. University Ave. Suite 106
4-22-70-14

Paradigm Properties
Leasing Specialist, PT
Sales & Customer service exp.
EOE, DFWP
Apply on-line at: www.teamparadigm.com
352-375-2152 ex 301 4-22-67-14

D-LYON ENTERPRISES, a new music pro-
duction company, now hiring for PT research,
development & bookkeeping position. Must
be energetic, out-going & people-friendly.
Call Craig for more info 352-213-7440 1-28-
09-10-14

Earn extra money. Students needed ASAP.
Earn up to $150/day being a mystery shop-
per. No experience required. Call 1-800-722-
4791 4-22-09-65-14

Busy doctor needs professional executive
assistant 20-30 hrs/week. Experience is an
absolute must. Ideal applicant able to an-
ticipate need. Compensation based on exp,
email CV to gm@ehsfamily.com 2-16-09-
22-14

Part Time Work for
Full Time Pay
Phone Sales Reps M-F 6:30-10pm,
no wknds,pd wkly, Call 352-378-2262
for intrvw, exp. preferred 1-29-09-10-14

Busy doctors office seeks helper for clerical
work. 10-20 hrs/wk $7-9 based on experi-
ence. Will consider all applicants References
required Email resume to gm@ehsfamily.
com 2-2-12-14

Housekeeper needed for busy family, 10-
20 hrs/week can be less $8-9, must like big
dogs and little cats prefer someone willing to
stay for more than 1 year but will consider
all References required dsarkis@gmail.com
1-26-7-14

Students interested in working/living with
persons with developmental disabilities
are needed. Help with activites of daily liv-
ing as well as enjoying community events
and resources. Fun job and very rewarding!
Lynzmgmt@aol.com 1-22-09-5-14

SUMMER INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE
from May 1st thru Aug 20th in Branson,
Missouri for singers, dancers, musicians.
352-332-0515 or 352-332-0514 1-29-09-
10-14

PartTime ITposition, FISC/USGS Gainesville
office.ASP programming, IS andSQLservers,
ArclMS experience desired.
Contact Information
Lisa A. Vanderbloemen, PhD
Project Manager, FISC
Jacobs Technology
5401 W. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 900
Tampa, FL 33609
(813)282-3500 x 216 (Work)
lisa.vanderbloemen@usog.jacobs.com
1-26-09-5-14


Areyoutired ofworking moreforlessand less?
Break the cycle & get what you really want:
1-800-679-7042 Ex.2660 2-16-20-14

I'VE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC!
Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a
replacement in the Alligator Classifieds!

FRONT AND BACK OF HOUSE
SUPERVISOR/MANAGER needed as soon
as possible. Apply in person w/ resume: 3501
SW 2nd Ave, Gville, FL 32605. CalicoJacks.
net 352-371-1675 or 352-375-2337 1-26-
09-5-14


WANTED: ALL POSITIONS
for NEW BOWLING CENTER. Open inter-
views Jan 23, 24 & 26, 11am-3pm. 1311
NW 76th Blvd. For more info: 352-332-0555
1-27-09-5-14

Finders Keepers? If you find something, you
can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost &
found section. Be kind to someone who's
lost what you've found. Call 373-FIND.


IMPORT AUTO REPAIR. BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
www.carrsmith.com 4-22-72-15

EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250' x
160' riding ring, round pen & jump paddock.
Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19 sepa-
rate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-3175
everglade-equestrian.com 4-22-74-15

Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services can get you certi-
fied under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos.
Day/eve/wkend. Class sizes limited. 338-
1193 for details expresstrainingservices.com
4-22-08-72-15

PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
339-2199
4-22-72-15

TLC HORSEBOARD
All facilities & amenities, quality instruc-
tion; 15 minutes from UF. Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Ctr. 4-22-72-15

**GATOR MOVING & STORAGE **
Local and long distance moving
One item or a houseful!
10% off with this ad! FL Reg IM 19
Call Now! 352-374-4791, 800-797-6766
4-22-08-72-15

HORSE BOARDING
12 x 12 stall cement block barn. Good grass
turnout with room to run! Limited # of stalls
available. 352-472-2627 for info & directions.
4-22-08-72-15

HYPNOTIST- Stop smoking. Improve mem-
ory & concentration. Elminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Learn self hypnosis.
Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH,
NGH certified 379-1079 4-22-72-15

***** MOVING? *****
000000 FREEWAY MOVING 000000
You'll love our low rates & references. Student
Discount. Call 352-256-0999. Lic #1M707
4-22-72-15


Gator Slide Farm: Horse boarding. Owner
housing. Dressage, stadium jumping,
X-country. Lessons/schooling opportunities.
Feeding/mucking mitigate monthly charges.
Visitors always welcome. Contact Dibbie
352.466.3538 or gtrslfrm@aol.com. 1-26-
08-20-15

Absolute Value Automotive
Major/minor auto repairs ASE cert. Free
pickup & delivery of your car. UF grad
owned. Lowest price guaranteed. All
makes/models. 9420 NW 13th St 379-3130
1-30-08-23-15


T-SHIRT SCREEN PRINTING
Greeks-Sports-Clubs-Bands
*Call or Stop by for a QUOTE*
MONSTER PRESS 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (in Spin Cycle)
4-22-72-15


MATH&PHYSICSTUTOR
First hour FREE. 11 years experience.
Bilingual. Call Francisco at 352-494-8582
1-30-15-15


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


All Women's Health Center
ABORTION
Free Pregnancy Test
RU-486 Available
378-9191
www.abortiongainesville.com
4-22-72-16


THE TRUE YOU!
Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks
Only $119!
Gain muscle while you lose fat
Groups forming now. 339-2199
4-22-72-16

Attention cigarette smokers! Are you in-
terested in quitting smoking? What better
time than now, the beginning of a new year!
Researchers at University of Florida are re-
cruiting healthy cigarette smokers between
the ages of 18 and 60 to test a new behav-
ioral treatment to help you quit smoking.
You will be compensated for your participa-
tion. If you're interested, please contact the
University of Florida Smoking Laboratory
and Clinic at 352-273-2188 or send an email
to ufsmokelab@gmail.com. 1-21-10-16

Therapeutic Herbal Salves.Got pain? Need
sleep? Problem skin? Why not try our laven-
der herbal salves?Natural,inexpensive and
effective remedies for arthritis,sprains,acne,i
nsomnia,rashes, headaches,etc at chappell-
hilllavender.com 1-21-2-16


Typing Services

SAME DAY SERVICE (When Possible):
*Transcription, typing. 0 Desktop pub: bro-
chures, newsletters, flyers, ads, logos, graph-
ics, books. 0 Resume service. 20 years exp.
* Connie 271-2677 cgraphix@bellsouth.net
1-21-10-17


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

*Family Chiropractic*
Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F.
373-7070
4-22-72-18

SAVE ON RAYBAN/SUNGLASSES

University Opticians
300 SW 4th Ave. 378-4480
4-22-08-72-18


Want to make a connection?
Place your ad here to look for someone to
share a common interest with or for your true
love



STEPHANI
Meeting you and your best friend from Korea
wasa heartwarming way to startthe NewYear.
I very much regret not exchange phone num-
bers.Pleasecallme.Bestregards.Karl332-5030
1-28-09-10-19

Happy 21st Birthday Nicole!
You are an amazing young woman!
Thanks for making me a gator mom!
Love you,
Mom
1-21-09-2-19


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


"MARGARITA" Feb.2, 7 pm, Hippodrome
original dance theater performance
Sign up for a free ticket
www.BlackCProduction.com 2-2-09-10-20


WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKET
Every Sat & Sun Hwy 301
15 min from Gainesville 468-2255
4-22-08-72-21


SHOTGUN SHOOTING SPORTS
Open To Public Wed-Fri-Sat-Sun 1pm-6pm
Skeet Trap Olympic Trap -5 Stand
gatorskeetandtrap.com 352-372-1044
8-19-09-97-21



Rocky Creek Paintball
In Gainesville Better Prices
Better Fields Better Call 371-2092
4-22-08-72-21


00* BAHAMAS SPRING BREAK 00*
$189 5-Days or $239 7-Days. All prices
include: Round trip luxury cruise with
food. Accommodations on the island at
your choice of thirteen resorts.
Appalachia Travel 1-800-867-5018.
www.BahamaSun.com #ST35585
3-4-08-86-21


BAHAMA SPRING BREAK SALE!
$200 Sale! Includes Roundtrip
Cruise, 4 Nights Beachfront
Hotel, Meals & #1 Parties!
Text Message: SPRINGBREAK
to 313131 to redeem sale!
Limited Space, Book Now!
1-877-997-8747
www.XtremeTrips.com
FL Seller of Travel Reg No ST35430
1-22-28-21



GRADUATION HOTEL HOTLINE
Graduating this May? We
have rooms! 352-278-1595
FL. Seller of Travel Reg No #12618 2-5-
15-21


Need performance credit?
sign up for a free ticket
www.BlackCProduction.com
"Margarita" Feb.2 Hippodrome theatre 2-2-
09-10-21


Free ticket to 'MARGARITA'
dance theater at the HIPPODROME
Feb. 2, 7 pm.
sign up at www.BlackCProduction.com 2-2-
09-10-22


GMG TRANSPORT
Cheapest fixed price in town to So. FL.
Buy tickets on line, over the phone, in per-
son. $35 One Way $45 Rount Trip.
Regular and Reverse Trips One Price
www.gmgtrans.com 352-215-8196
4-22-72-23


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


FOUND:

KRYPTONITE LOCK KEY
in front of the Alligator building (1105 W.
University Ave) Thursday am. Come to front
desk with the lock to claim key. 1-22-4-25











Sports
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2009


ALLIGATOR
www.alligatorSports.org


Gators hope history


doesn't repeat itself


By MIKE DiFERDINANDO
Alligator Staff Writer
mdiferdinando@alligator.org

Last season, UF was crushed by
the weight of its own success.
After starting 18-3 and climbing
back into the Top 25 with a 22-point
blowout win at home against No.
13 Vanderbilt, UF imploded, losing
its next two games (Arkansas 80-61
and Tennessee 104-82) and eight of
its final 11.
The Gators went on to get
steamrolled in the first round
of the Southeastern Conference
Tournament by Alabama and
wound up missing out on the
NCAA Tournament for the first
time since 1998.
Now, as the team prepares for
its second SEC road test tonight at
South Carolina (12-4, 1-2 SEC) at 7,
UF will try to learn from the mis-
takes of the past.
The Gators (16-2, 3-0 SEC), who
are currently riding a 10-game win-
ning streak, checked back in to the
national rankings this week at No.
24, and this time around, they are
looking at things with a bit more
perspective.


"It's kind of scary kind of
the same situation as last year,"
forward Dan Werner said. "I'm ex-
cited, but I'm also kind of nervous.
Hopefully we don't follow that
path. We had some early success
and we let it get to us a little bit."

"After that Vanderbilt win, I
think we got kind of big-
headed,"
Nick Calathes
UF sophomore guard

UF re-entered the rankings for
the first time since their 57-55 loss
to Florida State on Dec. 7.
"After that Vanderbilt win, I
think we got kind of big-headed,"
Nick Calathes said. "We let a couple
games slip away, and we weren't
focused. We thought we were al-
ready in the NCAA Tournament
and had it all figured out."
The next two weeks should pro-
vide a clearer picture of how this
season will be painted.
UF will play three of its next
four games on the road, includ-
SEE HOOPS, PAGE 23


Andrew Stanfill / Alligator Staff
UF guard Nick Calathes reacts to his first foul in the second half of the Gators' 80-65 win against Arkan-
sas on Saturday.


UF GYMNASTICS

Faehn proud of resilience


By EUGENIO TORRENS
Alligator Writer

UF gymnastics coach Rhonda Faehn had
an extended weekend to think about it.
And still, what was fresh in her mind af-
ter the Auburn meet Friday was her team's
resilience.
"I thought the team overall did a very
nice job responding, especially after having
a less-than-stellar (balance) beam perfor-
mance," Faehn said. "Every competition is
not going to be exactly what we want, but
the key is how we respond to that."
Faehn attributed part of the rough per-
formance to lack of aggressiveness, but also
admitted that Rebekah Zaiser's injury, a
broken foot that will keep her out all sea-
son, took a toll on the team.
"Not having Bekah as our leadoff since
she went down on Tuesday, I think that af-
fected our team mentally and emotionally a
little bit," Faehn said.
The Gators clinched the victory by re-
bounding in their last event, floor exercise.


Courtney Gladys led off on floor after
the unconquerable beam, and the team
never looked back.
Faehn said she and the coaching staff
preached persistence.
"You fight until the
very last routine, un-
til that very last pose,"
Faehn said. "I was so
excited to be able to see
that our athletes fought
for every little thing on
floor."
Zaiser It paid off.
A floor lineup that
generated the second highest event total of
the night, behind uneven bars, lifted UE
With the team a bit thin because of
Zaiser's injury and bursitis nagging
Amanda Castillo, the floor lineup may not
be tinkered with at all.
Injuries to veterans mean more air time
for the freshmen, starting in the first road
meet of the season at Fayetteville, Ark.,
against the Razorbacks on Friday.


Kadji key to Gators'


O nce again, the UF basketball team
is listed in the AP Top 25 poll this
week. Neat.
The ranking also technically makes
the Gators the class of the Southeastern
Conference, since no other team has a lit-
tle number next to its name on television
broadcasts these days.
Remember what happened at a similar
point last season?
UF gets ranked. UF loses eight of 11
and heads to the NIT.
Hm. I bet Billy Donovan is looking for a
different result this season.
Then again, as much as he criticized
his team's desire last season, I don't think
the players didn't want to make last year's
NCAA Tournament. Maybe a different
mindset gets them a couple more wins,
they sneak in and lose in the first round.
So, what's the recipe for a better re-


success


sult this season? After all, the Gators may
be 3-0 in the SEC, but they haven't faced
Tennessee or Kentucky.
The answer might be freshman Kenny
Kadji. The
6-foot-10 ,
245-pound big
man saw his
most signifi-
cant playing
time of the
season against
Phil Kegler Arkansas on
Phil on the Hill Saturday. He
pkegler@alligator.org is coming off
back-to-back
games in
which he scored in double figures.
Know how many other UF players
have scored double-digits in each of the


SEE PHIL, PAGE 23


NCAA Men's Basketball EThe UF softball team will enter the Today's question: Which UF men's basketball freshman Percent (otes)
Tennessee 76 2009 season ranked as the No. 1 has had the most impact this season? Defense 68% (82)
Vanderbilt 63 team in the nation. The team is also Offense 20% (24)
favored to win the Southeastern Con- Previous question: Which unit will be most important to Sp teams 12% (15)
Ohio State 49 ference for the second year in a row. the UF football team in 2009? (see right for results) 121 TOTAL VOTES
(25) Illinois 67




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Gators enjoy brief vacation before critical stretch


By CHRISTOPHER YAZBEC
Alligator Writer
cyazbec@alligator.org

Coming off its win against
Georgia last Sunday, No. 15 UF has
some time to rest before its next
game.
The Gators (17-2, 3-1
Southeastern Conference) have a
full week to prepare for Mississippi
on Sunday.
It's the most time they've had
between games since going home


to see their families for about a
week over winter break.
UF coachAmanda Butler knows
her team must take advantage of
times like this while it can.
"The bye weeks are crucial,"
Butler said during her weekly press
conference Tuesday. "It gives you a
chance to rest a little bit, the play-
ers to rest a little bit, the coaches an
opportunity to recruit a little bit.
More importantly, more practice
time and an opportunity to really
try and improve."


It seems ob-
vious enough,
but considering
the team won't
have another
break like this
for more than a
month and will
Butler have a gauntlet
of games coming
up against teams like Tennessee,
Vanderbilt and LSU, the Gators
better enjoy life on the couch while
they can.


LIFE WITHOUT MOSSOR: When
Jennifer Mossor's ACL was torn
two weeks ago and UF found out
it would be without her for the re-
mainder of the season, the Gators
started scrambling.
The immediate effects showed
in an 81-65 loss at Auburn, but
now UF seems to have found ways
to replace the junior guard.
Susan Yenser has started the
last two games in Mossor's place,
and Butler has also spread the min-
utes around to bench players like


Lonnika Thompson and Trumae
Lucas, a testament to the team's
depth.
Starters like Sha Brooks,
Marshae Dotson and Steffi
Sorensen have also picked up the
slack in the last couple games.
The trio scored 47 of the team's
61 points against Georgia.
"When you lose a key person
like Jenn, it can take away from
your confidence, and I just really
commend our team for not allow-
ing that to happen," Butler said.


Donovan downplays importance of team's return to national rankings


HOOPS, from page 21
ing nationally televised contests against
Vanderbilt and Tennessee.
The Gators' three conference victories
this season have come against Mississippi,
Auburn and Arkansas, which are a com-
bined 2-7 in the SEC one of which came
when Mississippi beat Arkansas at home in
Oxford last week.


The players are saying all the right things, said. "I think with our team right now, they
but how the Gators will handle success is yet should expect that and it
to be seen. should have no bearing on
In the eyes of UF coach Billy Donovan, how we perform, prepare
concerns over rankings aren't representative M s or practice."
of the program he has built in Gainesville. M RESUME BUILDING: UF is
"Duke, North Carolina and UCLA, I Basketball 27th in the most recent


don't think they ever talk about their pro-
gram being ranked. They think it is some-
thing that is supposed to happen," Donovan


RPI rankings but has the
105th-ranked strength of schedule (out of
343 teams). The SEC is sixth in the RPI and


is currently sitting behind the Pacific-10
Conference. The Gators' opponents have the
most combined losses of any team currently
ranked in the Top 25 with 146.
UF is currently tied atop the SEC East
standings with Kentucky (14-4, 3-0 SEC),
which dropped Tennessee from this week's
Top 25 poll with an 18-point road victory
courtesy of junior Jodie Meeks and his
school-record 54 points.


PHIL, from page 21

last two games?
Two: Alex Tyus and Nick
Calathes.
Still, Donovan called out his
rising contributor after a 10-point,
four-rebound afternoon against
the Razorbacks.
"Maybe more so than any
player I've ever coached, he needs
to get a whole lot better handling
success," Donovan said. "Earlier
in the year, when anything went


well for him, whether it be a day
of practice or a game, you can rest
assured the next day coming was
going to be a loss of focus and a
loss of intensity and a loss of work
ethic in a lot of respects."
"You gotta go through some
experiences being young, and his
biggest challenge to me is being
able to handle a level of success
and contribution to our team and
not allowing himself to think he's
got it all figured it out."
And it didn't stop there.


Donovan continued to rail on
his talented newcomer as well as
freshmen big men Allan Chaney
and Eloy Vargas about how the
trio doesn't fight enough through
fatigue.
Whether it's tough love or if
Donovan is really frustrated could
be debated. It certainly wouldn't
be a surprise if he is simply trying
to keep his young player humble.
Regardless, Kadji might be
starting to figure it all out. He
recorded only one block against


Arkansas but played crucial de-
fense against Razorbacks star big
man Michael Washington while
Tyus was hampered by foul trou-
ble.
Do you think that will be the
last time Kadji is called on for cru-
cial minutes? It's doubtful.
But he doesn't have it all fig-
ured it out yet. Freshmen rarely
do. But his commitment to im-
proving may go hand-in-hand
with UF's win total.
"Some players see (a bar-


rier), and they fight through it
and overcome it," Donovan said.
"Other guys, they never quite get
over the hump."
I'm a firm believer in a simi-
lar notion that, when challenged,
a person can choose one of two
paths push through or give
up. Donovan believes Kadji will
choose the former.
UF fans will have to hope he's
right because it's very likely the
Gators' postseason success rests
on the young man's shoulders.


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