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THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 2009


UF losses



force cuts



in spending


By THOMAS STEWART
Alligator Staff Writer
tstewart@alligator org
UF announced Wednesday that it will be forced to
reduce endowment fund spending by $1.5 to $2 mil-
lion from April to June due to investment losses.
Endowment investments dropped about 19 percent
from July 1 to Dec. 31, according to an e-mail sent to
administrators. As a result,
U F UF must reduce its endow-
Administration ment spending bases by
about 19 percent to comply
with its investment policy.
This is the first time UF has had to reduce its spend-
ing bases since the policy was established in 2004, said
Leslie Bram, associate vice president of the University
of Florida Foundation, which oversees donations to
UF.
Harrison Diamond/ Alligator Staff UF would have reduced them following invest-
Pointing Fingers ment losses of 8.3 percent from July to September, but
Preacher JK of Bema Ministries, left, shouts and points at UF senior Scott Paterson, right, as Paterson sticks UF President Bernie Machen asked the foundation to
up his middle finger. The preacher's sign read "Homo sex is a threat to national security." Among those around go against its policy because of the bleak budget situ-
ation.
JK is UF freshman Brett Passa, center, whose sign made fun of JK in Turlington Plaza Wednesday afternoon. A spending base is the percentage of a donation
that can be drawn from for spending. If $100 is do-
SEE BASES, PAGE 8


Police name suspect in mass text messaging case


By HUNTER SIZEMORE
Alligator Contributing Writer

He didn't mean to press Enter.
But when he did Tuesday eve-
ning, he reached thousands of UF
students through the emergency


alert system with a text read-
ing, "The monkey got out of the
cage."
The suspect, a former Mobile
Campus employee, said he was
showing his friends that he could
still access the alert system.


He said that the message was
not racially moti-
On vated.
Campus The suspect
is a Gainesville
resident and confessed to po-
lice Wednesday evening after


questioning. His name is being
withheld until he is formally
charged, which could be as early
as Thursday, said Steve Orlando,
UF spokesman.
"We want people to know
we're pursuing it," Orlando said.


"We're taking this seriously, and
we won't have anything like this
happen again."
So far UF officials believe that
no student data was compro-
mised when the texts where sent.


UF sophomore falls three stories from parking garage
Hume resident sustained serious injuries to his face anillman had serious injuries to his face
and was still in the hospital Wednesday
A UF student plummeted three stories ed south of Hume Hall on Gale Lemerand Wednesday, said UF spokesman Steve night, Orlando said.
from a parking garage on campus early Drive. Orlando. The issue of drug use on campus is
Wednesday morning. Millman, from Land O' Lakes, Fla., is a After Millman fell, the student who was not being investigated at this time, and
Everett Millman, a 20-year-old sopho- resident of the honors residential college with him told University Police that they UF's main concern is Millman's injuries,
more was takPn to a local hos ital follow- at Humer Hall were smoking marijuana on to- of the a- Orlando said.


ing his fall from the parking garage locat-
ing his fall from the parking garage locat-


The incident happened at around 4 a.m.


rage, Orlando said.


- KATIE EMMETS


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New details released in Anthony case
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Slain Florida toddler Caylee
Anthony's mouth was covered with silver duct tape that had
been adorned with a heart-shaped sticker, according to reports
released Wednesday.
The reports released by the state attorney's office also show
that duct tape was attached to her hair, and the girl's remains
were placed in a laundry bag and then secured in a plastic gar-
bage bag before being left in the woods.
When investigators processed the duct tape at an FBI lab in
Quantico, Va., they noticed the residue of a heart-shaped sticker
on it. The sticker was later found near where the toddler's re-


mains were discovered.
"It appears the sticker was put on the duct tape intentionally,"
a detective wrote in a request to search the home where Caylee
Anthony lived with her mother and grandparents.
Investigators also found a Winnie the Pooh blanket, a pair of
striped shorts and a toddler's size shirt in the bag with Caylee's
remains, according to the reports.
A utility worker found the girl's body last December in woods
near where she lived with her mother and grandparents. She was
reported missing in July, a month after she was last seen.
Caylee's mother, 22-year-old CaseyAnthony, has been charged
with her death. She claimed that a baby sitter kidnapped Caylee.


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News Today


Florida Alternative Breaks (FAB)
International Water Conservation
benefit show
Friday, Jan. 23,9 p.m.
Civic Media Center
Come for an all-acoustic act
from performers Brian Flatley
and Kelly Tran, Kiiks, Angela
Austin and Jasper Peng, For
He Who Hung the Moon and
White Elephant Gift Exchange.
Donations between $5 and $8
will be accepted. All proceeds
will go toward a water conser-
vation service project in south-
em Belize.

RUB Entertainment Presents:
Karaoke Night
Thursday, Jan. 22, 8 p.m.
Orange and Brew
Come out and sing karaoke.

National Society of Black
Engineers meeting
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 6:15 p.m.
LIT 101
NSBE is having a general
body meeting with free food.
Attendees are encouraged to
bring their resumes. For more,
visit www.ufnsbe.org

Writing on the Wall Project
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Jan. 22 and 23
Reitz Union Colonnade

Florida Alternative Breaks
(FAB) International Water
Conservation Benefit Film
Screening
Monday, Jan. 26, 8 p.m.
Civic Media Center
Come watch "The Unforeseen,"
a documentary on global de-
struction as it falls victim to
urban development. Sliding
scale donations between $3 and
$5 will be appreciated. All pro-
ceeds will go toward a water
conservation service project in
southern Belize.


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Fla. schools turn down early application deadlines


By SARA BRUBAKER
Alligator Contributing Writer

Prospective college freshmen won't have
to rush to turn in their applications well be-
fore deadlines in Florida at least.
On Tuesday, three Florida public univer-
sities UF, Florida State University and the
University of Central Florida said they will
not follow after some California state univer-
sities that moved up admissions deadlines for
accepting freshman applications in response
to state budget cuts.
Fresno State, part of the California State
University system, stopped taking applica-
tions three weeks prior to its original dead-
line of Feb. 1, according to a recent article in
The New York Times.


As soon as the Fresno State admissions of-
fice had enough applications to meet its target
number of incoming freshman, it stopped ac-
cepting applications, according to the article.
UF spokesman Steve Orlando said there
has been no mention of moving up UF's Nov.
1 application deadline because the university
doesn't operate using admissions quotas.
"We want to make sure every student
gets a fair chance by having their application
looked at," he said.
There are other ways UF is dealing with
massive state budget cuts, including decreas-
ing the number of students accepted each
year, Orlando said. UF will admit 1,000 fewer
students a year over four years, from 2008 to
2012.
This year, he said, UF is aiming to accept


"We want to make sure every
student gets a fair chance
by having their application
looked at."
Steve Orlando
UF spokeman

about 6,600 incoming freshmen, but normally
it receives about 28,000 applications a year.
Browning Brooks, the director of news
and public affairs for FSU, also said there
is no plan to move up its Feb. 2 application
deadline.
"We accepted 1,000 fewer applicants in
2008 than in 2007 by design," she said. "This


is how we are dealing with budget cuts, not
by moving up our deadline."
Meanwhile, Chad Binette, the assistant di-
rector of news and information for UCF, said
the university would not move up its May 1
deadline. Unlike UF and FSU, UCF has roll-
ing admissions, which means applicants typ-
ically find out whether they were admitted
shortly after submitting their application.
In 2007, UF ended its early decision pro-
gram, following the lead of top-tier universi-
ties such as Harvard and Yale. However bud-
get cuts were not a consideration in doing so,
Orlando said.
"We felt early decision gave an unfair ad-
vantage to wealthier students," he said.
UF does not have any other plans to cut
funding for admissions, he said.


Thieves take stereos, other valuables from parked cars


* THE SIX BREAK-INS OCCURED
LATE MONDAY TO EARLY TUESDAY

By KATIE EMMETS
Alligator Writer
Kemmets@alligator.org

From late Monday night to early Tuesday
morning, there were six car break-ins in
a student-populated area of Southwest
Gainesville.


The thieves broke into the cars and took
stereos, GPS navigation devices and iPods,
said Gainesville Police Department spokes-
woman Summer Hallett. She said a propane
spark plug was used to lift the windows off
the cars in most cases.
Two cars were broken into at Countryside
at the University, 4000 S.W. 23rd St., be-
tween 9 p.m. and 4:13 a.m., a GPD release
stated. In both cases, a Pioneer stereo sys-
tem was taken out of the car, Hallett said.
Between 8 p.m. and 8:15 a.m., an iPod


and a TomTom GPS device were stolen
from a car parked at the Polos apartment
complex, 2330 S.W. Williston Road, the re-
lease stated.
A Nikon camera, binoculars, knife and
an iPod were taken from an
Local unlocked car parked at 3131
News N.W. 9th Place between 7
p.m. and 7:30 a.m.
A handgun, a navigation and stereo sys-
tem and a box of subwoofers were stolen
from a car parked at Lexington Crossing


Apartments, 3900 S.W. 27th St., between 1
and 7 a.m.
According to the release, the thieves
tried to take the window off of a car at 3914
S.W. 26th Drive, but they abandoned the
mission when the window shattered and
triggered the alarm.
"When it (propane spark plug) is put
next to the window, the window shatters,"
Hallett said. "If there is tint on it, the win-
dow stays together and they can lift it off of
the car and place it on the ground."


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Advocate addresses Fla. environmental problems


BY CHELSEA KEENAN
Alligator Writer

Former White House employee and
environmental advocate Nathaniel Reed
spoke at UF's Pugh Hall Thursday night
about two main problems plaguing Florida's
Everglades.
Nathaniel Reed, 75, who was assistant
secretary of the Interior Department for
Presidents Nixon and Ford, has worked with
state and federal environmental agencies for
the past 40 years.
"Be involved. It's your land and
your world."
Nathaniel Reed
Environmental advocate

Reed spoke to about 50 people for nearly
an hour on Florida's overdevelopment and
lack of water resource management as a part
of the Samuel Proctor Florida History Lecture
Series at UF.
He said many new towns throughout the
state have been created under the charade
that all growth is good, but their creation ac-
tually destroys agriculture and unique eco-
systems.
"I still think that agriculture is far more


desirable than rooftops," Reed said.
Long-term economic, social and environ-
mental benefits should be the driving force
behind whether new rural communities are
built, he said.
"Any growth that doesn't pay for itself
isn't smart at all," Reed said.
He focused on the consequences of
high phosphorus concentrations in Lake
Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River Basin
during the second half of his speech.
Reed, who has done work in the area for
about 20 years, said lake restoration efforts
must begin now by reducing and eliminating
phosphorus loadings from lakes and rivers.
"If you think that land management plan-
ning faces formidable changes, water plan-
ning faces challenges every bit as daunting,"
Reed said.
Reed said he lamented the fact that he
consistently speaks about the same problems
that remain unsolved and continue to threat-
en Florida's environmental future.
He said he would rather tackle new chal-
lenges such as increasing biodiversity and
restoration efforts.
The only way these challenges can be
tackled is if students begin to take part in the
issues, he said.
"Be involved," he said. "It's your land
and your world."


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Nathaniel Reed speaks at Pugh Hall Wednesday about Florida and its ailing economy.
Reed said the current generation has to fix the problems the past has made.


SG parties to interview candidates for executive ticket
BY CHELSEA KEENAN Room 275 of the Reitz Union. Blue Parties won't hurt applicants' presidential candidate Sen. Mark said, he will be listening to as man
Alligator Writer Johnson, who is currently Senate chances. McShera said anyone is welcome to different views as he can.


As Student Government elec-
tions inch closer, some political par-
ties will be looking to fill their ex-
ecutive ticket by seeking applicants
for Student Body vice president and
treasurer in the coming days.
The Unite Party's Student Body
presidential candidate Jordan
Johnson will be holding interviews
Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in


President and a member of the
Gator Party, said he will be look-
ing for someone who wants to
make a positive change in Student
Government's reputation around
campus as well as help mend ties
between the parties.
"I formed this new party to get
business done," he said.
Johnson said previous associa-
tions with the Gator or Orange and


"It honestly depends on their
ideals," he said. "I started with the
Gator Party,
Student but that doesn't
Government make me a bad
candidate."
Other parties, such as Orange
and Blue, will begin interviewing
and taking applications next week
for Student Senate seats.
Orange and Blue Student Body


apply during interviews, which will
begin on Jan. 30 and end on Feb. 2.
McShera said he's looking for
applicants who can offer a fresh per-
spective when managing SG's bud-
get and representing students.
He said he is hoping to put to-
gether a diverse ticket and party.
The Orange and Blue Party will
start fliering Thursday, he said.
While campaigning, McShera


y


"We want to be an advocate for
the students," he said. "We're really
excited to talk to as many people as
possible."
The Change Party will also hold
interviews beginning next Friday,
according to the party's president,
Patrick Duffey
"We're looking for fresh faces,
people who are qualified and don't
owe anyone any favors," he said.


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Dorm residents go green for eco-friendly challenge


By HILARYSHEINBAUM
Alligator Contributing Writer
Residents of UF dorms are reduc-
ing, reusing and recycling in an ef-
fort to minimize waste, energy and
water consumption on campus.
The third annual three-month
contest between residence halls at
UF kicked off Wednesday.
Dubbed "Battle of the Halls: Eco-
Challenge," the competition is spon-


sored by The Office of Sustainability,
Department of Housing and Gators
for a Sustainable Campus.
"It is important for students to
realize that everything they do and
do not do always affects something
else," said UF sophomore Dana
Sabghir, Eco-Challenge coordinator
and Office of Sustainability intern.
This month, though, UF will at-
tempt to rank No. 1 in Recyclemania,
a nationwide effort to encourage re-


cycling on college campuses.
On Wednesday, a display of 17
bags worth of recyclables collect-
ed in a campus "Dumpster dive"
Thursday night were piled in the
Plaza of the Americas, signaling the
start of the eco-friendly festivities,
said Bailey Kilboume, coordinator
of Recyclemania at UF.
The competition, which ends
March 28, will include monthly
tasks centered around recycling and


water and energy reduction. UF's Physical Plant Division will
The winning dorm will be an- monitor changes in each dorm's


nounced at an awards ceremony
on April 22, Earth Day, which UF
President Bemie Machen will at-
tend, Sabghir said.
The residence hall will receive a
trophy made from recycled goods in
addition to a catered party.
Individuals on campus observed
doing environmentally friendly acts
will also receive a prize.


waste, energy and water use and
compare the information with last
year's data.
UF sophomore Justin Goldsmith
said the event offers more than the
thrill of competition.
"Overall, it's great to see students
caring for the environment and mak-
ing a conscious effort to helping and
improving it," he said.


Comedy acts kick off annual Gainesville Improv Festival


YVONNE AYALA
Alligator Contributing Writer
The lights dimmed and the audience
leaned in as the improv group Offsides asked
for a fun fact to start off their short-form com-
edy.
"Frogs can't swallow with their eyes open,"
shouted Marcella Rodriguez, a UF telecom-
munication senior.
Then the laughter started and never


stopped.
About 60 people packed into UF's Phillips
Center for the Performing Arts Black Box
Theatre to kick off the fourth annual Gainesville
Improv Festival on Wednesday night.
The event featured the satire of Offsides,
Penny Bear, Death by Improv and Generations
comedy groups. Other improv groups will
perform throughout the week until the festi-
val's final show Saturday.
Whirled News Tonight, the longest-run-
ning improv comedy show in Chicago, will


headline the festival with their performance
on Saturday at 8 p.m.
While some of the perform-
Student ers traveled from as far as New
Life Jersey, others got their start in
Gainesville.
Many of the Gainesville
Improv Festival's comedians are UF alumni
as well as alumni of UF's improv organiza-
tion, Theatre Strike Force, according to a press
release.
"It's kind of like a big deal for everybody to


get together, and for people in Theatre Strike
Force now, it's a great opportunity to see some
of the best people we've heard about," said
UF engineering sophomore Rudy Mendoza.
"There's a sense of camaraderie between us."
GIF will also feature workshops taught by
its performers, according to the release.
"I haven't been at UF that long, but it's re-
ally encouraging to see the cooperation with
the alumni and their enthusiasm to come back
to the campus," said Peter Salomone, a mas-
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Editorial


Goodbye Gitmo

Obama keeps promise

to close terrorist prison
After a whirlwind evening rubbing elbows with the
likes of Beyonce and Shakira, the Editorial Board
wouldn't have faulted President Barack Obama for
taking a breather on Wednesday.
Hardly the case.
Obama hit the ground running as he carried himself like
a well-seasoned veteran. Wannabe contenders for 2012 -
now's a good time to start taking notes.
From placing limitations on lobbyists to freezing the sala-
ries of top aides, Obama took on the arduous task of clean-
ing up the mess left behind by former President George W.
Bush.
But what really impressed the Editorial Board was late-
breaking news Tuesday night out of Washington announcing
the first delivery on an Obama campaign promise.
Finally entrenched in the Oval Office-with no thanks to
Chief Justice John Roberts-Obama will sign an executive
order today to close the detention center at Guantanamo
Bay within one year. Additionally, the legislation will bring
an end to military trials of the individuals being held at the
facility.
The Editorial Board applauds Obama for wasting no time
at all in taking the necessary steps to close what has become
a black-eye for America's image. With less than 48 hours of
running the country under his belt, Obama's fast start in of-
fice offers America what is a hopefully a sign of things to
come.
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Dubya's first day?



"Michelle 0"?


There's no denying the
Editorial Board's in-
delible adulation for
our very own Superman,
but we are just down right
giddy about the new first
lady.
Move over, Tim Tebow
- there's someone else who
just caught our eye.
From her stunning formal
attire to holding the bible as
her husband took the oath
of office, Michelle Obama
embodies everything we
would ever want from the
most powerful woman in
the land.
Not only is she exquisite
and refined, Obama's re-
sume includes an undergrad
degree from Princeton as
well as a J.D. from Harvard
Law.
We are also quite im-
pressed by her efforts work-


ing for the University of
Chicago Medical Center and
as a fund raiser for a non-
profit.
Suffice to say Obama has
made a name for herself
without simply riding the
coattails of her husband.
But most of all, we really
love Obama's devotion to
her two young daughters,
Sasha and Malia.
Even with the stresses
and demands of her new
role in the White House, we
are confident Obama will
not let her duties as a mom
take a back seat to anything.
Only time will tell if she is
the new "Jackie O," but one
thing is certain Michelle
Obama makes a fantas-
tic role model for women
young and old.
Hockey moms, eat your
heart out.


I the independent florida
alligator

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Although police haven't revealed the name of the suspected texter
who sent out the message "The monkey got out of the cage" to most
of UF Tuesday night, they have released this photo of the suspect:


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They also haven't told us why he was so excited about getting out of
the cage or why he was wearing that adorable little bow-tie.

Column

Obama shouldn't discount free market


R member when the biggest televised event of the
year was the Super Bowl? How about the World
eries? Or even the premiere of Survivor?
Gone are such simple days. On Tuesday, millions of
Americans watched our country's newest entertainment
spectacular the Inauguration of President Barack
Obama.
The highlight and center of the spectacle was the much
-awaited inaugural address in which Obama once again
proved his place among our generation's finest orators.
On the surface, his speech was fluffy and hopeful a
cliche ode to the heritage and diversity of America. Fluff is
typical of inaugural addresses, and his speech writers did
a fantastic job with their rhetoric. So far, so good.
Then came the "zingers" those unobtrusive little hints
of socialism that sneak their way into an otherwise main-
stream and inoffensive speech. Saying that "the market
can spin out of control and that a nation cannot prosper
long when it favors only the prosperous," is basically im-
plying that the free market failed some people, so we need
to more equitably redistribute its spoils. Zing!
"The success of our economy has always depended ...
on the reach of our prosperity; on our ability to extend
opportunity to every willing heart ... because it is the sur-
est route to our common good." In other words, it's more
important to have an equal distribution of wealth than to
encourage entrepreneurship and production. It's OK for
big government to step in and make sure that happens.
Zing!
"The question we ask today is not whether our gov-
ernment is too big or too small, but whether it works -
whether it helps families find jobs at a decent wage, care
they can afford, a retirement that is dignified." In other


words, government has an ob-
S ligation (that is not mentioned
anywhere in the Constitution)
to provide arbitrary entitle-
ments to people no matter what
the cost to the taxpayer. Zing!
So yes, the speech sounded
Johnathan Lott hopeful and nonpartisan. But
letters@alligator.org it reaffirmed what we have
known from the start Obama
believes all of our nation's
problems can be solved by big
government. In his mind, it is a gross injustice for some
people to be much richer than others, and it is the govern-
ment's job to correct this injustice. And the free market
- the source of this injustice must be managed and
regulated to prevent it.
Obama needs to understand that the market, like jus-
tice, is blind. Some people gain from the market, others
lose. But a gain is not necessarily a loss. One person's gain
means more spending, more flowing money and more
jobs. America's historical support for the free market has
made it the richest country in the world.
The market is not looking good right now, but it will fix
itself in time as it always has. Until then, beware of laws
that evoke socialism in the name of equality or security.
Our constitution guarantees none of these. It only guar-
antees freedom, a virtue which struggles in the face of big
government and unquestioned pandemics of nationalistic
fervor.
In this day and age, that pandemic is called "change."
Johnathan Lott is a political science and economics sopho-
more. His column appears on Thursdays.


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


Reader response
Today's question: Is Michelle
Obama the new "Jackie O"?


Monday's question: Would you
ever steal a case of Natty Light?


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83% NO
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 2009 U ALLIGATOR, 7


Guest column

Despite Roe v. Wade, restrictions on abortions still exist


Today marks the 36th anniversary of
Roe v. Wade the Supreme Court
decision that made abortion legal
nationally.
During the women's liberation move-
ment, grassroots organizations pushed
abortion rights to the forefront and de-
manded change.
Unfortunately, it has been getting in-
creasingly difficult to exercise the abortion
rights we won.
Although Roe v. Wade was a step for-
ward, women face a lot of obstacles when
it comes to getting abortions and prevent-


ing pregnancy.
Restrictions on abortions including
cost, waiting periods, denial of services
and spousal or parental consent contin-
ue to limit a woman's right to choose.
Abortions are expensive, partly because
abortion providers have costly regulations
that no other medical providers have to
abide by.
In many states, women under the age
of 18 who desire abortions must first get
parental consent or go before a judge.
And finding a place that provides abor-
tions isn't easy. In Florida, 69 percent of


Bethany Koch counties have no
Speaking Out abortion provider.
In addition to
these restrictions, the
price of birth control continues to rise, es-
pecially since Congress did not approve
federal funding to subsidize birth control.
This funding loss has doubled the price
of the pill right here on the UF campus.
It is even legal in Florida for your doc-
tor to refuse to write you a prescription for
birth control and for your pharmacist to
refuse to fill your prescription if they are
"morally opposed" to contraceptives.


Women are the experts on their own
lives. We are the only ones who can make
the choice about what is best for us.
During the women's liberation move-
ment, average women organized together,
pushed abortion rights to the foreground
and won Roe v. Wade.
We have to stand together now and de-
mand full access to abortion.
We are the experts on our lives, not pol-
iticians, the courts, lawyers or men.
Bethany Koch is a journalism film sopho-
more. She's currently a chairwoman of Campus
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LOCAL

Shoppers cash in on $175M make-up settlement


By LAUREN PETERSON
Alligator Contributing Writer

Thousands of shoppers lined
up at the Oaks Mall Tuesday and
Wednesday for beauty that, for
once, didn't come at a price.
Residents flocked to Dillard's
and Macy's, the only two depart-
ment stores taking part in a national
$175 million settlement that forced
the stores to give away founda-
tions, eye shadows, lipsticks, skin
creams and moisturizers.


The stores involved in the set-
tlement include Nordstrom, Saks
Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdales and
Neiman Marcus. They were ac-
cused of conspiring with cosmetics
companies to fix prices.
On Tuesday each store began
distributing one free item for each
patron who claims to have pur-
chased cosmetics between May 29,
1994 and July 16, 2003.
The freebies are distributed on
a first-come-first-serve basis and
include high-quality brands like


"I was just like, hey ... free
stuff. I'm going!"
Ashley Malphurs
SFC freshman

Chanel, Christian Dior, Lancome,
Givenchy and Calvin Klein.
Bert Ferrer, who works in the
fragrances department at Macy's,
said the store received thousands
of calls Tuesday from interested
consumers and attracted a line out
the door.


Supplies went quickly and were
gone by about 4 p.m. Wednesday.
"I'm just glad it's over," he
said.
Danielle Sarno, beauty advisor
at Dillard's, said Dillards had 2,983
products to hand out, and about
1,600 people came on Tuesday to
stake their claim.
Customers chose between 22
products, including popular items
like a Chanel Coco Mademoiselle
body lotion, which usually costs
about $50, and a Lancome mascara,


which usually costs about $24.
By Wednesday afternoon, the
line at Dillard's diminished to a
steady trickle and two types of
products were left.
Ashley Malphurs, a freshman
at Santa Fe College, stopped by
Dillard's Wednesday to claim her
Clinique Moisture Surge.
Her mother told her about the
freebies, so she decided to check it
out, she said.
"I was just like, hey ... free
stuff," she said. "I'm going!"


Despite decrease in value, highest monthly donations made in December
BAS E, from page 1 Chris Brazda. before the next tax period, Brazda said. With UF approaching the halfway poi


nated, a spending base of 90 percent would
mean $90 is the spending base. From this
$90, 4 percent is spent each year on the do-
nor's cause of choice, and 1 percent is spent
on administrative costs, according to a UF
Foundation brochure.
The endowment's value shrunk from
$1.25 billion in July to $1.01 billion in
November, said foundation spokesman


Despite the decrease, UF raked in $64.9
million in donations in December, the high-
est monthly total in UF history, said Paul
Robell, UF's vice president for development
and alumni affairs.
The previous record, $47 million, was set
in December of 2007.
December is typically the month with
the highest total, partly because it is the last
month to earn tax write-offs for donations


In comparison, $9.8 million was donated
in October and $4.1 million in November.
With the addi-
UF tion of December's
Administration numbers, UF's
Florida Tomorrow
capital campaign, which started in July 2005
and seeks to raise $1.5 billion in donations
by October 2012, has collected over $837 mil-
lion.


nt


in the campaign, it is already almost $90 mil-
lion ahead of the halfway mark in funds.
Even so, UF is missing out on millions of
dollars because the state continues to with-
hold matching funds for donations.
To date, the state has yet to dole out
matching payments totaling $28.4 million
for Courtelis fund donations, pegged for
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10, ALLIGATOR T THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 2009


JJ Grey's music flows,


tells stories of life

ASHLEY ROSS AVENUE WRITER


JJ Grey loves writing his music,
but he thinks it is better when the
songs write themselves.
"The best stuff is when it just
flows out, you know," he said.
Grey, who is originally from
Jacksonville, will be playing his
soulful, Southern rock-meets-blues
music at Common Grounds to-
night with his ever-changing band
Mofro.
Doors will open at 8 p.m. and
tickets are $17.
Mofro used to be the title Grey
went by until a friend confronted
him, asking if he did not want to
use his own name because he was
ashamed of his music. The answer?
Definitely not.
Grey has been touring hard since
2000 and has no plans to stop, he
said.
His albums include "Blackwater,"
"Lochloosa" and "Country Ghetto."
But his most recent album, "Orange
Blossoms," is about where he grew
up and what he loves most.
He said his music is a mix of a
lot of things that are worth remem-
bering.
"My songs have ,
ended up being like 6 Mysor
a diary entry to re- ended
member what's im- a diary entry to
portant," he said. what's importa
Grey's music is G
--JJ Grey
stirred by story-
telling, and he has
grown to have his
own flavor by listening to inspiring
varieties of music.
As a young kid, Grey would jam
out on his 8-track to everything
from KC and the Sunshine Band to
Lynyrd Skynyrd and AC/DC.
Grey said his music is not very
political, but it is all up to interpre-
tation.
He is currently working on a
score for a documentary called
"Good Soldier." It is the story of
four different soldiers from four
different wars.
As a dedicated Gators fan, he is
excited to come to Gainesville, and
he said that every crowd he's ever
played for in Florida has treated
him well.
This is very different from
Jonathan Tyler & the Northern
Lights, the band opening for JJ Grey
& Mofro, that has yet to play a show
in Florida.
Tyler said most of the guys in the
band grew up in the same areas of
Texas and Oklahoma, where they
played at local bars while they were
in high school.
When he was 18, record labels
told them they weren't ready to be
real rock stars.
"It was kind of a bummer, but
we kept playing anyway," he said.
When he was 21, the band took
a turn for the worse and stopped
playing altogether. Tyler played
by himself in coffee shops around


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town and anywhere he could get a
gig.
But after a while, separation
anxiety brought the guys back to-
gether. Eventually, they signed with
Atlantic Records and recorded their
album, "Hot Trottin'," in about six
days.
As soon as the album was re-
leased, things started moving more
quickly than before.
They used to play at places
like Starbucks, but now they have
toured with bands such as O.A.R.,
Tyler said.
Beau Bedford, who plays guitar
and keyboard, said it has been quite
a ride for everyone.
"All of us are living our wildest
dreams," Bedford said.
He said touring with O.A.R. was
a great experience to meet new peo-
ple, learn about music and have a
good time.
Tyler agreed, adding that they
still keep in touch with the guys of
O.A.R., who taught them a lot on
the road.
"You know, here we were, six
guys showing up
late to everything,"
5s have Bedford said."O.A.R.
'p being like was so professional."
remember It is one thing
t writing the music,
"* but it's another thing
to be able to survive
on the road, Bedford
said.
He specifically mentioned one
night in Georgia where he felt like
he could have been in "Almost
Famous."
Bedford said the band looks up
to the Rolling Stones, and the free-
dom they have with their music. He
said he aspires to have that kind of
success.
Tyler writes the lyrics for the
band, and the rest of the guys col-
laborate on music.
"Hot Trottin'" was inspired by
an unsuccessful five-year relation-
ship that ended when Tyler dropped
out of the University of Texas and
decided to pursue his dreams.
"The relationship got ugly. It was
really tough," he said. "And there
were a lot of different emotions to
write from."
Tyler said some of the songs, like
"Something in the Wind," remind
him of bad times, and he will only
play them if the mood is right.
The band is about to record its
second album, which will be re-
leased in June.
The new album will feature
"cleaner rock" with the same atti-
tude and soul as "Hot Trottin'."
Both Tyler and Bedford are ex-
cited to come to Gainesville, and it
seems as though they will fit right
in.
"Fans should expect a good time
because we love to drink, and we
love to party," Tyler said.


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12, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 2009


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In the '80s, Nava Ottenberg
opened a vintage clothing store in
Gainesville called Persona.
In the last 20 years, Persona has
evolved into a colorful, eclectic
downtown boutique.
The store has costume rentals,
collectibles and now her own collec-
tion, NavaO Sleepwalk, featuring
one-of-a-kind vintage re-creations.
Ottenberg tells us how she
hopes to preserve small business-
es while making the world a little
more beautiful and its people a little
more stylish.

Tell me about the NavaO
Sleepwalk collection.
The name came up because
most of my pieces incorporate fab-
ric from vintage nightwear. I love
working with vintage nightgowns
because they have a beautiful feel
and movement to them.

Why do you use vintage fabric in-
stead of new, store-bought fabrics?
It's very important to recycle,
and vintage fabrics are better-made,
too. I am someone who loves to
mess with things. I just can't leave
stuff alone. I see something and I
say, "I'm not done with it yet."

What designer has been an im-
portant point of reference to you?
I am not really inspired by trends


AVENUE WRITER
or what other people are doing, but
there is one designer that is worth
noting: Hussein Chalayan.
He is not very trendy or main-
stream, but he is highly noted in
fashion. He's worked with Chanel
and other couturiers. His designs
are very architectural, but also very
wearable.
For example, there is this one
dress of his that was turned into a
coffee table.

Why did you decide to open a vin-
tage store?
In the '80s, vintage was really
hot, and even stores like Macy's had
racks of vintage jeans. Throughout
the years, vintage has been very hot
and cold, mainstream and under-
ground.

How did Persona get started?
At first we started with very lim-
ited resources selling just vintage.
Then the Hippodrome asked us to
help them relocate and gave us a
bunch of costumes in return.
I've always continued selling
vintage and collectibles and we still
rent costumes, but it's expanded
into so much more.

What is the store's aesthetic?
It's a very eclectic environment. The
more time you spend in here, the
more you are traveling in time, and


every time you come in here you'll
find something new.

Where and how do you select
pieces for the store?
I go to estate sales, thrift stores,
vintage stores and people bring me
stuff.
I look for pieces that are unique
and usable with lots of personality.
And I am always looking to carry
local designers' stuff, too, whether
it be clothing, furniture or jewelry.

What has been the most memo-
rable piece that has come through
Persona?


line NavaO. Photo by Sarah Hsu
There was a 1940s Levi's denim
jacket that I sold to a Japanese deal-
er for $5,000. That was a real special
piece.
There are always treasures com-
ing and going here, but I never re-
gret selling a piece. I am so happy
to give things a second life.

What vintage piece should every
man and woman have in his or her
closet?
Every woman should have a
vintage clutch. Ones made from the
'60s through the '80s were really
cute. And every man should have
a good replaceable belt buckle from


the '70s.

What has made Persona suc-
cessful for more than 20 years in
Gainesville?
Persona is probably the oldest
of the clothing shops now. People
asked me how I survived, when I
have seen about 50 vintage stores
come and go in this town, and it's
because I am stubborn.
If something doesn't work one
way, I will try it another way until
it works. I am always reinventing
myself. It isn't easy, but it's crucial.
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OTHER SERVICE, EXAMINATION OR TREATMENT THAT IS PERFORMED AS A RESULT
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Classifieds

THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 2009


ALLIGATOR
www.alligator.org/classifieds


l For Rent
S furnished

No Deposit/No Fees!!!
$490/bed ALL INCLUSIVE
<1 mi from UF! Huge 24hr gym!
free tanning,freeHBO/showtime
*Oxford Manor*(352) 377-2777
these apts kick other apts in the teeth
4-22-72-1

Need Roommates? Furniture?
No Fees to Sign!
Inclusive 3's-$540, 4's-$479;
HUGE 2/2.5 Townhomes at $520/person.
FREE UF PARKING!
FREE Cable, Tanning, Alarms, W/D,
24hr Gym, Pool, Tennis, BBall
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Great Bus Route! 2 Miles to UF
4-22-72-1

Prrr...Woof!
Rates from $699*FREE Cable
Huge 1,2,&3 Beds*W/D in unit*
Waived Move-in Fees!
Free Tanning! 372-8100
4-22-72-1


1, 2, 3, 4BR Apts.
www.ApartmentslnGainesville.com
4-22-72-1

WANT $$$ JUST FOR LIVING HERE?!?
2/2 & 4/4 APTS STARTING AT $509!
MOVE IN FOR ONLY $35!!
GET $750 OFF YOUR LEASE TODAY!!
CALL NOW: 352.271.3131
GainesvillePlace.com
4-22-72-1

The Crossing at Santa Fe
$484 $509 Gets you all this!
Furnished, Free Ethernet, Free Cable &
Utilities, W/D, Events,
Roommate Matching! 379-9300
4-22-72-1







$IGN AND GET CA$H BACK!
$400 CA$H OR CREDIT
PRICES START FROM $466
MOVE IN FEES ONLY $99
www.LexingtonCrossingUF.com
CALL NOW! (352) 373-9009
4-22-72-1


For Rent
furnished

WE HAVE YOUR ROOMMATES!

Minutes from UF. 2/1 and 4/2 Condos
available by the bedroom starting at only
$375/mo. Includes furnished unit ,Cable
with HBO,5 bus routes, Scooters and more!
SHORT TERM OK**Call 352-377-6700.
www.ucommonscondos.com 4-22-72-1

THE BEST SPRING SPECIALS
All inclusive w/free roommate matching
Move in for ONLY $99
4/4 @ $399
3/3 @ $429
2/2 @ $549
Lexington Crossing 373-9009
4-22-72-1

Windsor Park. 2BR/2BA Furnished Unit.
New W/D. Clubhouse, fitness and business/
computer center. Cable/Internet incl. $525/
ea. room obo. 305-788-5681/Windsor515@
gmail.com. 2-4-08-38-1

Best All Inclusive Rate In Town!!
We will find you a roommate!
3/3's start at $536 and 2/2's start at $633
Incl. Utilities, Cable & Internet
Call Now: 352-374-3866
4-22-72-1

$299 A MONTH! Walk to UF!
Campus Realty 352-692-3800
1-28-08-20-1


ROOM FOR RENT $500/MO
All utils, cable & internet incl. Bedroom set
& vase included. Near SFC, Oaks Mall & UF
786-325-7941 or after 8pm 352-332-9305
1-28-09-15-1

1 room in beautiful 2BR/1BA downtown con-
do. Vaulted ceilings, skylights, Italian style
floors, close to library, UF, Shands & shop-
ping. $450/mo month-to-month. Pets ok.
Walk to popular spots & downtown festivals.
352-262-1351 1-23-09-10-1

Beautiful 1/1 available in a 2/2 at Cabana
Beach, Feb-July, Feb rent free, $614 in-
cludes everything, other room vacant, furn,
plasma TV, with W/D, gym, gated, near
bus stop. Call Judy 954-682-9738 or email
at judy.vasquez@gmail.com for more info.
1-26-7-1

4/4 First month Free at Lexington Crossing.
Need male student to sublease 1 room.
All inclusive, 3 bus routes.
For more info call (813) 390-7761.
1-23-5-1


For Rent
furnished

4/2 Beautiful Spacious Home for Rent! Walk
to campus, huge yard! Available Fall 2009.
Professional/Graduate students preferred.
Call Michelle (561)289-4759 2-6-09-15-1

-:: 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-
09-68-1

**LAMANCHA CONDOS**
Walk to Campus 4Br/1.5Ba. Includes elect,
cable tv, & high speed internet. $399/mo
352-278-9347, www.lamanchacondos.com
1-30-10-1

Room in a 3/3 avail now till Aug 08 in beau-
tiful Campus Lodge Apts: pool, 24hr gym,
basketball court. Private bath, queen bed,
dresser, desk. Really reduced rate of $450/
mo. call 813-334-1673 1-26-5-1

Fully furnished 2BR/2BA available in
3BR/3BA. #1117 Windsor Park Condos.
3705 SW 27th St. Vast amenities. Bus comes
every 10 min. $550/mo ea. For info call 386-
597-1167 2-2-09-10-1

2-Story Townhouse for Fall
Rent an entire 4BR or use Free Roommate
Matching. ONLY 10 Steps to UF $479-$504/
month* All-Inclusive Rent Fully-furnished
www.TheCourtyards.net 352-372-3557
4-22-60-1

For Rent
unfurnished

QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1BR apt. $380/mo.
01BR cottage $435/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901. 4-22-08-72-2

LUXURY 2/2 ACROSS FROM UF!
Under 600/person! W/D
Pets welcome! Free Parking!
Open late and weekends!
371-7777 CollegeParkUFcom
4-22-08-72-2

*LYONS SPECIAL*
$99 1st month's rent 377-8797
4-22-08-72-2

1, 2, &3 BR- Live Life Big!
*Available Today & August!
* HUGE Floorplans! Pets Loved!
*1BR $655 & 2BR $755 3BR $889
* Bike to UF/Shands 335-7275
4-22-08-72-2


For Rent
unfurnished

Want Specials? Want Location?
Perfect Downtown Apts with 1 month free!
Low move-in fees*FREE Parking
W/D*Alarms*Pool*Wood Floors
www.arlingtonsquare.org
Move-in TODAY! 338-0002
4-22-72-2

Apartments off SW 20th Ave. Close to shop-
ping, bus line and a few miles from UF Price
range $445 to $665. Includes water, sewer,
garbage and pest control. Sorry no pets al-
lowed. Call 335-7066 Mon-Fri. 4-22-08-
72-2


1 & 2 BRs Now & August!
* Quiet, Convenient, Affordable
* 1 BR $560 ** 2 BR $639
* Walk/Bike to UF/Shands
* Pets OK 372-7555
4-22-08-72-2


Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60
second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House
charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included.
Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner.
538-2181 Iv message 4-22-08-72-2

Available TODAY!
2/1.5 900 sq. ft.-$651
With lease until 7/30/10
Washer/dryer, dishwasher!
No move-in fees!!!
Pinetreegardens.com*376-4002
4-22-72-2

Deluxe, large one ortwo bedroom, 60 second
walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer included,
fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Short term
available. Private Owner. $595-up. 352-538-
2181. Lv msg 4-22-08-72-2

No deposit, No move-in fees!!!
Huge 1/1's 2/2's 3/3's
<1 mi from UF! Giant 24hr gym
FREE tanning/FREE cable
*Oxford Manor* (352) 377-2777
These apts kick other apts in the teeth
4-22-72-2

** ELLIE'S HOUSES **
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
352-215-4990 12-11-171-2

STUDIOS and 1/1s
ONLY 2 BLOCKS TO UF!
As low as $525, Pets ok
Pool, Open late and weekends
371-0769 CollegeParkUFcom
4-22-08-72-2


For Rent
unfurnished

A SWEET DEAL!!!
on our 1/1, 2/2 & 3/3 townhomes
FREE Cable w/HBO and Showtime
All Amenities plus FREE Tanning
Gated*Alarms*Pet Friendly
The Laurels Apts, 335-4455
*Sign Today, Get 1 MONTH FREE*
www.thelaurelsuf.com
4-22-08-72-2

Huge 2 & 3 BR's
Starting at $730
Pets Welcome Great location *
Close to UF, Dining
373-1111* SpanishTrace.org
4-22-08-72-2

COBBLESTONE
Luxury Townhomes
Private Dog Park!
Free Cable
Gated, Garages, Gorgeous!
Immediate Move-in
Specials!
(352)377-2801
4-22-72-2

1&2BRSAVAILABLENOW!NOMOVE-INFEES!
1/1- 750 SQ FT- $699
2/2- 1007 sq ft for $799 or $899 for brand new
& w/d. Water & Sewer Included!
Call Today! 352-376-2507
4-22-08-72-2

Amenities You Want!
Huge 1,2,&3 Beds *Hot tub
FREE Cable w/HBO & Water
W/D in each unit!*Free Tanning!
We love pets: 372-8100
4-22-72-2

1,2,&3BRSPACIOUSHomesAvailableNOW!!
No Move-in Fees!
1/1 Loft (very unique)-$6491/1 Flat(800 sq ft)-
$699,2/2 for only $769,3/2 for only $899-$969
352-377-7401
4-22-08-72-2

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
4-22-72-2

***PARKING***
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-22-08-72-2


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1105 W. University Ave.
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not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. All employment opportunities advertised herein are subject to the laws which prohibit discrimina-
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14, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 2009


YOUR MOM...
...wants you to live here!
AMAZING DEALS!
1,2, & 3 bdrms, W/D
Gated, Pet friendly,
Immediate Move-in Specials
(352)372-0400
4-22-72-2



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Tof Gainesville
Three Pools! Three Bus Routes!
Two Jacuzzis! Business Center!
Billards Room! Fitness Center w/ Free
weights! Sand Volleyball!
Tennis Courts! Basketball Courts!
Close to UF, Shands, 1-75, & Shopping!
1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms for NOW& Fall!!!
GREAT SPECIALS!!!
1/1-$779 2/2-$930 3/3-$1115
Washer/Dryer in ALL UNITS!
2330 SW Williston Rd.
www.ThePolosUF.com 352-335-7656
4-22-72-2

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
4-22-08-72-2

AS BIG AS A HOUSE!
Huge 4BR TH W/D inc.
FREE UF Parking*FREE Gym
Call for specials 332-7401 4-22-72-2

Sweet Deals Now!
1,2,3 Beds from $699!
Pet friendly*W/D in Unit
Free Cable w/HBO & Water
Low move-in fees: 372-8100!
4-22-08-72-2

Downtown Luxury & Cash Back 4 Fall!
Too Good To Be True!
Perfect Location-Great Price
W/D*Wood Floors*Bring Your Pets!
Great parking-walk to bars-bike to UF
Reserve now! 338-0002
4-22-72-2

MUSEUM WALK
Gainesville's Best Kept Secret
Leasing for Fall & NOW!
Luxury 2/2 THs and 3/3 Flats
FREE Cable, FREE Tanning, FREE Alarms
Walk to UF *379-WALK
4-22-72-2

THREE BLOCKS TO UF!
2br/1ba from $700
No Move-in Fees! Water included
Wood floors avail! Pets loved!
FREE Parking! 372-7111
4-22-08-72-2

LAKEWOOD VILLAS
Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans;
Starting at $695
Furniture Packages Inc. Washer/Dryer;
Workout Rm, Tennis Court; Swimming Pool;
Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
700 SW62nd Blvd 877-781-8314
www.lakewoodvilllas.com
4-22-08-72-2

*SPYGLASS *
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages,
Incl Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet;
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 10-5:30, Sat 11-2, Sun 12-4
701 SW62nd Blvd 888-267-5078
www.spyglassapts.com
4-22-08-72-2

ACROSS FROM UF!
No Move-in Fees! Pets loved.
Studios $549, includes electric!
Wood floors available. FREE parking.
372-7111 Collegemanor.org
4-22-08-72-2

Where in the world is Hidden Lake?
You may want to find these luxury apts!
3/3's start at $425 person for Immediate
2/2'sare$490 person, I ncludesCable& Internet
Call Now 352-374-3866
4-22-08-72-2


3 and 4 BRs STEPS TO UF
From $450/person
Pets loved! WID avail
Pool, Open late
CollegeParkUF.com 371-7777
4-22-08-72-2

Walk to Class!
1brs from $599 150 ft from UF!
$0 move-in fees! Move-in Today!
FREE parking! Pets Welcome!
372-7111 CollegeManor.org
4-22-08-72-2

GREAT ODIN'S RAVEN:
Our 4/4's are classy!!
SIGN TODAY and get $720 off your lease!!
Rates starting at $509!!
CALL: 352.271.3131
GainesvillePlace.com
4-22-72-2

Action Real Estate Services
Houses to Condos
1-4 BR, Starting at $450
www.action-realtors.com
352-331-1133
4-22-08-72-2

Gator Championship Special

Sign a lease and get up to $1,800 cash
Visit our models and sign for Fall 09

Huge, luxury 1br-4brs with TVs in kitchen
Beach-entry pool*free tanning*pet friendly
*352.376.0696 www.EnclaveUF.com*
4-22-08-72-2





as&
2 bed luxury condos for rent.
Granite tops, tall ceilings, private balcony,
super quiet construction. $1600/mo.
Call Eric Wild at 352-870-9453
4-22-72-2

***4BR/2BA HISTORIC HOUSE***
10 blocks to UF. Near downtown. High ceil-
ing, wood floor, cent A/C, W/D, tons of char-
acter. Avail Now 237 SW 4th Ave. $980/mo
352-214-9270 4-22-08-72-2

**WOODLAND VILLASOO
2BR units starting at
$695. Gated community.
Private courtyards.
M-F 10-6 Sat. 10-2
5950 SW 20th Ave.
888-803-7678
www.woodlandvillas.com
4-22-08-72-2

1/1, Ridgeview, free water, next to park, on
the bus line, cent H/A, courtyard, 2 miles to
UF, convenient to shopping, no smoking, no
pets. $470 SD, $470/mo 562-2824 1-27-08-
45-2

WALK TO UF -AVAILABLE NOW& FALL
1BR/$495 to $999/mo
2BR/2.5BA $1499/mo
Gore Rabell Real Estate
378-1387 Gore-Rabell.com
4-22-08-72-2

*WALK 2 BLOCKS TO UF*
2b,lb 1 block MidTown 2 Car Decals,
WiFi-lnternet Washer & Dryer. Sm pet ok.
Jan-July 204 NW 18 St Manny 317 4408
1-30-08-18-2

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
4-22-08-72-2

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

SUN ISLAND
1BRs from $580 2BRs from $650
Sun Bay 0 Sun Key 0 Sun Harbor
352-376-6720
4-22-08-72-2


SERENOLA PINES APTS
Off SW 34th St near post office
1BR $515, 2BR $580
Call for daily specials
352-335-0420 1-30-08-48-2


WOODLAND TERRACE APTS
Off SW 34th St near post office.
2BR $535
Call for daily specials
352-335-0420 1-30-08-48-2

Available TODAY!
1/1: 620 sq ft--$629
2/2: 975 sq ft--$705
3/2 : 1096 sq ft- $866
Pinetreegardens.com 376-4002
4-22-08-72-2


PET'S PARADISE
$375 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR,
privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 2-10-
08-37-2


100+ Apts: Walk to UF
On 1 website: www.LiveNearCampus.com
Photos & Virtual Tours for 100 apts near UF
Studios $625+ 1BR $679+ 2BR $839+
3BR $650/br+ 4BR $479/br 352-376-6223
4-22-72-2


**2/1, 3 Blocks to UF**
HW Floors, Centr. AC
Pet Friendly $850/mo
352-375-8256
4-22-76-2

BRAND NEW FOR AUG 09
CAMPUS VIEW PLACE
2BR/2BA OR 3BR/3BA
Luxury Suites near Shands,
Norman Hall, UF Sorority Row
1240 SW 9th Road
Please visit us at the model
1185 SW9th Road 1-5pm
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.campusviewplace.com 4-22-75-2





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LEASING FOR AUG 09
Quality Student Housing
Near UF, Norman & Shands
1,2,3,4 & 5 BR Properties
List Avail Jan 20th!!
Please call or email us to
Receive a list before they
Are all gone!!!
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info@rentgainesville.com
www.rentgainesville.com 4-22-75-2

CAMPUS VIEW SOUTH
Now Leasing 2BR/2BA
Luxury Dual Suites
1185 SW 9th RD $1000/mo
Close to UF, Norman Hall
& Sorority Row.
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 4-22-75-2

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Check out all of our available listings!
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 SW 34th 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


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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

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. 2-4-09-
20-2


POOL HOUSE AVAILABLE NOW!
Bike to UF 4BR/3BA, over 2000 sf, nice area
1 mi to UF. 2816 WUniv 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. 2
Master BRs w/ own BA, Ideal for 2 to share.
Wired for inet + sec sys, W/D hk-up, appli-
ances, comm pool, 1st & sec dep req. $1000/
mo 954-805-7827 dennismiller@tycoint.com
2-4-09-20-2


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/1BAdwntwn 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


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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

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

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
NW9th 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

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

AVAILABLE AUGUST 1.
4BR/2BA house. 10 blocks from campus.
washer/dryer provided, hardwood floors,
dishwasher, large backyard & big storage.
$1575/Mo 1105 NW 10th Ave. 339-2342
1-23-09-2-2

AVAILABLE AUGUST 1.
Studio with separate kitchen, fireplace,
washer/dryer provided, wd floors. 1 blk from
campus, attached to house with separate en-
trance. 106 NW 12th St. $525/mo 339-2342
1-23-09-2-2

*Huge 1 BR Loft w/Skylight*
3 Blocks to Mid-Town/Univ Ave*Walk to UF
Cathedral Ceilings*Only $799 at Arbor Lofts
www.ForRentNearUF.com 352-376-6223
4-22-59-2

Cozy one bedroom one bath, no pets, utili-
ties not included. For appointment call 352-
871-2274 after 6pm. 1-28-5-2

BRAND NEW Cricket Club
Phase II, 2BR/2BA Condo
gated,pool,fitness center,W/D
$1100/mo,call mario 352-219-4426
or jmacmaster@e-techservices.com 2-4-
10-2

2BR WALK TO CLASS!
As low as $380/person!
Pets welcome, wood floor avail
Pool, Open late and weekends
371-0769 CollegeParkUF.com
4-22-09-59-2

WALK TO SANTA FE COLLEGE
2BR/2BA $750/mo til 7/31/09
3108 NW 79th Court 1 car garage
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 4-22-59-2

LARGE HOME NEAR UF
Nice home w/many upgrades
Ready now! 1789 SF Garage
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 4-22-59-2

Charming 2bdrms/2baths home with loft, ga-
rage and sunroom. Tiled floor & carpet.
Located in NW Gainesville near UF, SFCC,
shopping and restaurants. For more info,
please call 352-262-2828. 1-28-09-5-2


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

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

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

First month's rent FREE!
Fully furnished premium apt. at Gateway at
Glades. $455/mo., all utilities included.
jbreland@ufl.edu 2-11-15-3

Furnished 1/1 in 2/2 apt in Lexington
Crossing. Utilities included. Rent is $557,
but Jan Feb Free. Avail for now to Aug 7.
For more info ywpark@ufl.edu 352-872-
8329 1-26-3-3


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

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.

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







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2 BRsAVAIL FOR FEMALES ONLY
in 4/2.5 townhouse. $450/mo/room. All in-
cluded: internet, cable, electric, etc. 754-
204-1624 2-13-09-27-4

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

$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

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

Master bed w/private bath in 4BR/3BA
house off NW 16th Ave. DW, W/D, Cox
cable w/networked inernet, new carpet &
ceiling fans. No cats or dogs. $425/mo incl
utils. 328-4995 1-28-5-4


Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of pos-
sible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted
over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK
OUT PLACING YOUR AD ONLINE AT
www.alligator.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

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







C 0 omPUTER 5
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
1-22-5-9




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


00000* SCOOTERS 00000*
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

***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! 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
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Sports
THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 2009


ALLIGATOR
www.alligatorSports.org


UF MEN'S BASKETBALL

Last-second layup dooms Gators against Gamecocks


By MIKE DiFERDINANDO
Alligator Staff Writer
mdiferdinando@alligator.org

COLUMBIA, S.C. Down 69-68 with 2 seconds left on
the clock, South Carolina's Zam Fredrick took a length-
of-the-court home-run pass from Mike Holmes and broke
UF's heart.
Fredrick dropped the ball into the hoop as the buzzer
sounded to down No. 24 UF 70-69 Wednesday night at the
Colonial Life Arena.
"I told Zam to go long," Holmes said.
UF (16-3, 3-1 Southeastern Conference) saw its 10-game
winning streak come to an end.
"It's something you're not going to forget," guard
Walter Hodge said. "We have to keep our heads up.
Tomorrow's a new day."
It looked like Fredrick was going to cost the Gamecocks
when he missed a foul shot with 5 seconds left that would
have tied the game.
Chandler Parsons grabbed the rebound and was im-
mediately fouled.
Moments later, Parsons (14 points) stood on the foul
line, shooting the one-and-one with a chance to ice the
game for the Gators.
But the sophomore's shot came off the front of the rim
and fell right into the arms of Holmes.
"That's the first time Chandler Parsons, in a college
game, has ever been lined up at the free-throw line like
that," UF coach Billy Donovan said. "You're going to go
through things like that."
Fredrick (15 points) slipped behind forward Dan
Werner in the game's final seconds to send South Carolina
(13-4, 2-2 SEC) to its biggest win of the season.
All Werner could do was watch as the Gators' perfect
start to conference play slipped away.
"I thought we were matched up well," Donovan said.
"It was just a great play. It worked out perfectly for
them."
After the game, Nick Calathes (20 points) stood out-
side the UF locker room, disappointment replacing the
smile he had worn only minutes earlier.
"It's not happy (in there)," Calathes said, gesturing to
the door that hid his teammates. "It's not fun."
UF turned the ball over 18 times on the night and al-
lowed the Gamecocks to hang around late. Freshman
Erving Walker coughed the ball up five times.


South Carolina's Devan Downey celebrates after the Gamecocks' 70-69 victory against the Gators on a last-second
layup Wednesday night at the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, S.C.


Down 7 points with 2:27 to play, South Carolina's
Devan Downey (20 points) scored 7 points to cut the UF
lead to 69-67 with 27 seconds left.
"They made bigger plays at the end," Calathes said.
Donovan hopes the loss can serve as a rallying point
for his young team.
"You really find out how much you care when you go
through something like this," Donovan said. "Hopefully
this can make us a tougher team."
The UF frontcourt that had shown so much improve-
ment in recent weeks took a step back against South


Carolina.
None of the Gators' big men scored or rebounded in
double digits, and they failed to convert on easy baskets
late in the game.
"We missed some plays around the basket," Donovan
said. "(Alex) Tyus had some looks inside that he should
have finished."
UF will now have three days off before it makes the trip
to Vanderbilt on Sunday for a nationally televised game.
"You can never be good unless you go through some
serious heartache," Donovan said.


Butler's refreshing attitude brings positive changes to women's hoops team


Amanda Butler walked into the post-
game media area with orange-and-
blue Gators flip-flops flip-flopping
with her.
She took a seat a few feet away from me
and then-women's basketball beat writer
Phil Kegler as we typed away on our laptops.
Butler chatted away with other University
Athletic Association workers about other
teams' chances in the NCAA Tournament
and the games from that night.
I asked Phil if this was a normal occur-
rence and typical wardrobe selection for
Butler. It was.
Thatwas the scene after UF's 60-55 second-



U Urban Meyer announced he has
hired Brian White to be the Gators'
tight ends coach. White coached spe-
cial teams and oversaw tight ends at
Washington last season.


round Women's
National Invitation
Tournament win
against Florida Gulf
Coast last year.
That setting,
however, wasn't
Brian Steele typical. Most coach-
Steele-ing Bases es will head for the
bsteele@alligator.org exits, their firmly
pressed suits and
shined shoes going
with them. They definitely don't come back
to the boring media area showcasing the lat-
est Gators flip-flops.


U 1977: Freshman Quientella Bonner scores a
school-record 45 points in the Gators' 86-80 loss
against Tennessee-Chattanooga. Bonner also had a
28-point, 31-rebound outing against Georgia South-
ern two weeks earlier.


Amanda Butler is one of us. A lot smarter
and wittier than most of us, but other than
that, no different than you or me.
She'll be in Publix buying the same Fruity
Pebbles you are. She'll be just as excited to
see the latest sales at Target as you are. She'll
be the same person loading up on collard
greens next to you in the buffet line.
"You want to be around her," Senior
Associate Athletic Director of Women's
Sports Lynda Tealer said. "What you see
is what you get without a doubt. If you
watch her on the sidelines, all that passion
and all that that's who she is. There is no
hidden Amanda Butler."


Former Gators coach Carolyn Peck is a
wonderful person. I respect her for her al-
ways-sunshine-and-rainbows attitude. She
was prim and proper at all times. Maybe too
prim and proper.
Butler, in just her second year here in
Gainesville, has the same smarts as Peck
and a refreshingly commonplace attitude as
a complimentary side dish.
That's a big part of the reason why this
team will make the NCAA Tournament.
Two years ago, this team did an impression
of a Division II team.
SEE BRIAN, PAGE 19


Today's question: What was the biggest cause
of UF's loss at South Carolina on Wednesday?

Previous question: Which UF men's basket-
ball freshman has had the biggest impact this
season? (see right for results)


Walker
Kadji
Shipman
Chaney


Percent (Votes)
67% (41)
28% (17)
3% (2)
2% (1)
61 TOTAL VOTES


IODl IN SP S* HI S R






THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 2009 E ALLIGATOR,19


BRIAN, from page 18


Now, Butler has instilled a level of con-
fidence that shows glimpses of a program
that expects to contend on the national scene
every year.
"A lot of that credit goes to the team
and the individuals on the team there's
no question about that," Butler said. "As a
coach, you can have this method of getting
better or all these different motivational
techniques and all these different ideas,
but ultimately the team has to decide, 'Hey,
we're good, and we can do this. We can win
ballgames. We can win under these circum-
stances."'
Oh, and she's too modest, too. Let me say


this: The Gators have had talented players.
Sha Brooks and Marshae Dotson two re-
cruits from the Peck era are two of the bet-
ter players in the Southeastern Conference.
They're a big reason why the Gators are 17-2
and were off to the best start in program his-
tory when they were 16-1.
So, what Butler said has some truth.
But there's a reason there has been no le-
gitimate success in the roller-coaster four
years in which they've gone from the NCAA
Tournament in their first year to SEC laugh-
ingstock the next.
They've missed someone who relates to
them, someone who expects them to take ev-
ery day more seriously.
"We want to work so hard every single
day that by the time we get to the ballgame,


we feel like we've earned that win," Butler
said.
That's the attitude you expect from a for-
mer point guard who had just as many floor
burns, bumps and bruises as assists, steals
and 3-pointers.
There is one category that will soon
eclipse the number of floor burns she ac-
quired, though: wins.
"We talk very positively about ourselves
in the locker room," Butler said. "We're not
afraid about talking about how good we are
and how good we can be. We're not wor-
ried about jinxing things. It's pretty straight
talk."
Here's some straight talk: The Gators will
become one of the top and most consistent
programs in the country because of Butler.


She'll start to land some of these five-star re-
cruits who used to want to visit Gainesville
about as much as Bobby Bowden does. UF
won't be considered one of the "other" teams
in the SEC after Tennessee and LSU.
And it's likely she won't be planning for
any of that. She didn't have a plan when she
was hired. All she knew was she wanted
this job so bad that nobody else could have
wanted it more.
"She is passionate in a way about Florida
being successful that really no one else can
be," Tealer said. "She wears that. It is hard
not to get behind her. ... She was going to
will this thing forward."
I'm just hoping Butler doesn't get the will
to go into sports reporting. If that happens,
I'll never get a job.


SANTA FE MEN'S BASKETBALL

Saints drop first conference game since Jan. 2007


By JESSICA ETTER
Alligator Writer

Failure.
A loss in Mid-Florida
Conference play is something
Santa Fe College (16-5, 2-1 MFC)
hasn't experienced since Jan.
20, 2007. Ironically enough, that
loss two years ago also came
at the hands of Central Florida
Community College.
The Patriots came out on top
Wednesday 74-71 to hand the


Saints their only MFC loss on the
season. This loss is the Saints'
first in 24 consecutive conference
games.
"These guys are disappointed
and upset, and I hope it hurts,"
SFC coach Chris Mowry said.
"Any time the other team plays
harder than you do, you should
feel bad."
Saints sophomore guard
Roderick Emanuel provided 24
points 7 more than his season
average and went 77 percent


from the free-throw line.
"This loss is going to help
us," Emanuel said. "Maybe it is
exactly what we needed. I guess
we thought we were better than
what we actually are."
SFC sophomore guard Aaron
Holmes was perfect from the
free-throw line and contributed
18 points. Freshman point guard
Marlon Rivera also scored in
double digits with 11.
The last time the Saints saw
the lead was with 16 minutes


remaining in the first half. They
led the Patriots 9-8 at that point
before CFCC started a 10-0 scor-
ing run.
"Whoever plays the hard-
est has the best chance to win,"
Mowry said. "And that's what
happened tonight."
The Saints are currently ranked
No. 6 in the Florida Community
College Activities Association
Coaches' Poll and will be fac-
ing St. John's River Community
College on Saturday in Palatka.


"Our perimeter defense con-
taining the dribble was not that
great (Wednesday), and that is
a strength of St. John's," Mowry
said. "So that is something we
will have to work on."
Even after a difficult loss,
Saints fans still have faith in their
team.
"They are a strong team this
year," Santa Fe student Mackenzie
Fox said.
"They just need to believe in
themselves."


Santa Fe women escape defeat, climb to top of MFC


* FOULS AND TURNOVERS
COST CFCC THE GAME.

By KELSIE HOECHERL
Alligator Writer

The Santa Fe College wom-
en's basketball team kept the
fans on the edge of their seats
in its Mid-Florida Conference
game against Central Florida
Community College on
Wednesday.
With five ties and eight lead
changes, the game was intense
until the final buzzer, when the
Saints prevailed 78-75.
"The team finished well,"
said SFC assistant coach Gary


Green. "Perseverance and resil-
ience are key in these close 2- to
3-point games. The conference
is always tough, and Central is
always good competition."
The game hinged on fouls
and free throws, and the Saints
(15-4, 4-0 MFC) stood strong at
the free-throw line with a 24-16
advantage. By the end of the
night, three Patriots had fouled
out.
The SFC victory was no easy
task. The Saints, down 35-34 at
halftime, came out of the locker
room strong and scored the first
6 points of the second half.
Trailing 57-42, the Patriots
did not go down without a
fight.


Emi McCullough, Brittany
Hardy and Markeshia Grant
shot four consecutive 3-point-
ers to make it a 5-point game.
With the second half quickly
coming to a close, the game be-
came a fierce battle of posses-
sion for both teams.
Each team capitalized on
its opponent's miscues: The
Patriots scored 20 points on
turnovers, and the Saints
notched 30.
CFCC's Satoria Bell missed
a crucial 3-pointer that would
have tied the game toward the
end of the second half. After
that, the Patriots fought hard
for every basket, but the Saints
proved the strength of their of-


fense by putting up another 15
points.
SFC sophomore forward
Nichelle Glover and freshman
guard Lanita Bartley were the
top scorers of the night, put-
ting up 19 and 17 points respec-
tively.
Bartley's hard drives to the
basket proved too much for the
Patriots defense.
SFC ranked No. 4 in the
Florida Community College
Activities Association Coaches'
Poll and CFCC came in to the
night tied for the top spot in the
MFC, but the Saints' win puts
them a game ahead one-third
of the way through conference
play.


Get to know Santa Fe
Mascot: Saints
Colors: Blue and White
Conference: Mid-Florida
Coach: Chanda Stebbins
Tenure: 7 years
Asst. Coach: Gary Green
FCCAA Ranking: 4
Leading scorer: Tracie Sneed
Leading rebounder: Letiecia
Davenport
Assists leader: Lanita Bartley
Steals leader: Quanisha Dixon


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