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TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009


'Scrubs' star speaks at UF

By CHELSEA KEENAN
Alligator Writer

Actor and film director Zach Braff ran
onto the stage with a Red Bull clutched
in his left hand Monday night, greeting
the crowd and pointing to his butt be-
fore planting it in a cushy armchair.
Braff, perhaps best known for his
role on the long-running TV series
"Scrubs," entertained a crowd of about
1,700 people in the Phillips Center for
the Performing Arts.
Brought by Jewish Awareness
Month and Accent, Student Govern-
ment's Speakers Bureau, Braff, was in-
terviewed by journalism master lecturer
Mike Foley about his career, childhood
and recent adventure to Israel about six
months ago.
"I love Israel," he said. "I don't think
it's just a Jew thing. The truth is it's an
amazing place. All the major religions
started there."
Braff, 33, who is the youngest of four
children, said he first discovered his
love for acting from a constant child-
hood desire to show off .
"I wanted to make my family laugh,"
he said. "I was pretty much as gay as
you can be without being attracted to
men. I love the theater, and I love mu-
sic."
In his first TV spot he starred in a
CBS special called "My Summer as a
Girl," where he dressed in drag.
"I was a horrible looking woman,"
he said.
It was still some time before he
was able to land the role of Dr. John
"J.D." Dorian on what-was-then NBC's John Lockett/Alligator
"Scrubs." Dorian on what-was-then NBC's Zach Braff, actor, writer and director, thanks the audience after be-
ing interviewed by UF Master Lecturer Mike Foley at the Phillips Cen-
SEE BRAFF, PAGE 5 ter for the Performing Arts Monday night.


RESEARCH

Jacksonville couple donates $21 million to UF medicine


By TATIANA GONZALEZ
Alligator Contributing Writer

Despite possible future dips in state fund-
ing, UF has received a $21 million donation
from a Jacksonville couple for medical edu-
cation purposes and facilities.
Jerry and Judy Davis, both cancer survi-
vors, have given a record $20 million to UF's
College of Medicine to create the Jerry W.


and Judith S. Davis Cancer Endowment.
"We have excellent physicians at UF,"
said Jerry Davis, who was a patient at the
UF Shands Cancer Center. "We want to do
all we can to support them."
According to Dr. Joseph Simone, director
of UF's Shands Cancer Center, the endow-
ment will be used to recruit top doctors and
researchers to the university. It will also
help in developing programs to learn more


about specific cancers, such as lymphoma
and breast cancer.
"They're extremely generous people," Si-
mone said of the Davises. "They have strong
feelings about cancer and want to help elim-
inate or control the disease."
The Davises gave an additional $1 mil-
lion to the construction of the $388-million
Shands at UF Cancer Hospital, according to
Kim Rose, Shands spokeswoman.


Rose said the project is on budget, and
the hospital is still scheduled to open in No-
vember 2009.
According to the hospital's Web site, the
building will be 500,000 square feet with
192 private inpatient beds and a critical-care
center for emergency and trauma services.
According to Paul Robell, vice president
for development and alumni affairs, UF of-
SEE DONATION, PAGE 5


* UF freshman
forward Ray
Shipman (left) is
getting used to his
defensive role on
the men's basket-
ball team, but he is
learning to adjust
to his lessened
offensive duties.
See Story, Page 16.


Coast Guard got no SOS from 2 missing NFL players
TAMPA (AP) The Coast Guard says it has narrowed the search area
for two NFL players and another man whose overturned boat was found
off the Florida Gulf Coast. Coast Guard Capt. Timothy Close says the
search area is "substantially smaller," based on where they found the boat
and a survivor. Searchers previously covered 16,000 square miles.
Nick Schuyler was clinging to the boat about 35 miles off Clearwater.
The former USF player told rescuers that the boat was anchored when it
flipped Saturday evening in rough seas. He says the others aboard got
separated from the boat. The boat belongs to Oakland Raiders linebacker
Marquis Cooper. He, defensive lineman Corey Smith and former South
Florida player William Bleakley remained missing.


A panel
discussed the
genocide in
Darfur and
showed a doc-
umentary at
Pugh Hall. See
Story online at
alligator.org.


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VOLUME 102 ISSUE 114


Legislators to


itemize cuts
By THOMAS STEWART
Alligator Staff Writer
tstewart@a Iligator org

The fat will hit the fire today in Tallahassee as state
lawmakers convene in the capitol for the start of the
spring legislative session.
The impending budget cuts that have probably
plagued the dreams of lawmakers and administrators
alike will finally begin to take shape, but UF still won't
know the size of its cut until the end of the session.
The state is facing a budget deficit that could be as
high as $5 billion, according to projec-
State tions.
News On top of that, with cash so tight this
year, UF was asked by the state and the
Board of Governors, which oversees Flor-
ida's 11 public universities, not to submit a state bud-
get request seeking funding for specific projects and
programs like it typically does, said UF spokeswoman
Janine Sikes.
Instead, UF has issued a list of six broad budget pri-
orities.
The priorities include passing the tuition bill that
would allow universities to raise tuition by up to 15
percent a year until they reach the national average,
minimizing budget cuts, and securing more funding
for the College of Medicine and for construction proj-
ects around campus.
UF also launched its Gators for Higher Education
Web site, gatorsforhighered.ufl.edu, on Wednesday
that explains the legislative priorities and asks UF's
faculty, staff, students, alumni and supporters to lobby
their legislators.

SEE LEGISLATIVE, PAGE 5


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2, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009

News Today


AT'S HAPPENING
UF's Psychology Club/Psi Chi
Honor Society Meeting
Wednesday, 7:20 p.m.
New Physics Building
Room 1001
Featuring guest speaker Dr.
Rowland S. Miller, Professor of
Neurobehavioral Psychology
and Department Chair. Krispy
Kreme donuts will be served
at the beginning of the meet-
ing.

Peace Corps in Africa and
North Africa/Middle East
Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.
Returned volunteers will dis-
cuss their experiences living
and working in Africa and
North Africa/Middle East as
Peace Corps Volunteers. A re-
cruiter will be available to talk
about the application process.
All majors and community
members welcome. E-mail
peacecorps@ufic.ufl.edu for
questions.

"The Founding of Colonial
Georgia: For the Glory of God
and the Wealth and Trade of
Great Britain"
Wednesday, 11:45 a.m.
Turlington 3312
A talk by Nate Herrod in the
brown bag series of the Center
for European Studies. Snacks
and sodas provided.

RUB Entertainment Free Movie:
"Man on Wire"
Wednesday and Thursday
8 and 10:30 p.m.
Reitz Union Auditorium
"Man on Wire" is a documen-
tary film on Philippe Petit's
1974 high-wire walk between
the Twin Towers of New
York's World Trade Center.

RUB Entertainment Presents:
Karaoke Night
Thursday, 8 p.m.
Orange & Brew

Islam in Europe Workshop
Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dauer 215
Six internationally-known
scholars from California, the
United Kingdom and Sweden
will present their work on
aspects of Islam in Europe.
Sponsored by the Center for
European Studies.

Got something going on?
And want to post it in this
space? Send an e-mail to
kbjornsen@alligator.org with
"What's Happening" in the
subject line. Please include
the date, time and a one- to
two-sentence synopsis of the
event.

LOCAL
McDonald's offers free java
Free samples of McCafe cof-
fee drinks will be offered at local
McDonald's fast-food restaurants
for the month of March.
The 8-ounce samples will ad-
vertise the new line of McCafe
coffees, according to Carl E., as-


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sistant store manager of the
McDonald's at 3826 S.W. Ar-
cher Road.
He said before the free-sam-
ple promotion, the Archer Road
restaurant sold at least 100 cof-
fees a day.
Flavors of the free coffees
vary depending on the day and
are displayed at the front of the
restaurant. Mochas are offered
on Mondays, vanilla lattes on
Wednesdays and caramel lattes
on Fridays.
AMANDA HINES


Two UF students robbed
In separate crimes, two UF
students were pushed down
and robbed late Friday night
and early Saturday morning.
At 11 p.m., a female student
was walking in the parking lot
of Royal Village Apartments,
710 S.W. Depot Ave., when a
black man pushed her to the
ground and stole her purse, said
Gainesville Police Department
spokesman Mike Schibuola.
He said although the K-9 unit
was not able to track the man
down, they found the woman's
purse a few blocks away with
all of its items missing.
There was a second mug-
ging at about 2 a.m. Sunday.
In the University Park Stu-
dios apartment complex, 1222
N.W. Eighth Ave., a white man
pushed a female UF student
onto the ground and stole her
purse, Schibuola said.
The man then got into the
passenger side of a light blue
or teal vehicle that police think
may be a Ford Ranger, he said.
"Right now, we don't know
if these crimes are related."
Schibuola said. "Although
the suspect descriptions don't
match up, the patterns of the
crimes are very similar."
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'Forward-thinking' festival to benefit migrant workers


* FESTIVAL INCLUDES MORE THAN
140 BANDS.

By DAVID CUMMING
Alligator Contributing Writer

The Harsh Reality
Take a drive in any direction of Alachua
County, and it may be a shock.
Out in Alachua's blueberry fields, Plant
City's strawberry patches or the Immokalee
tomato fields, hundreds of migrant workers,
men and women, struggle each day to pro-
vide food and a future for themselves and
their children.
"It's always a good time to see what's be-
hind the curtain on how food gets to our ta-
bles," said Ryan Murphy, director of the Har-
vest of Hope Fest.
The three-day festival is a fundraiser for the
Harvest of Hope Foundation, a nonprofit or-
ganization in Gainesville that provides finan-
cial aid to migrant workers and their families
throughout the country.
During his UF graduate program, Murphy
spent two years with the foundation. Through
a program called Libros de Familia, Murphy
met with migrant workers and helped them
with their English-speaking skills.


The grassroots music festival will feature
four stages, turning out local and national rock
bands such as Against Me!, The National, Bad
Brains and Girl Talk.
The St. Johns County Fairgrounds' 38-acre
grassy pasture will be flooded with local ven-
dors, artisans and people who just want to
contribute.
"People just started donating what they can
to cut our costs," Murphy said. "Local grow-
ers are providing catering, some are donating
amps for the stages and others are screening
T-shirts for festival volunteers."
And with a carbon-neutral program, so-
lar generators and reasonably priced tickets,
Murphy said, the festival is as forward think-
ing as they come.
Gouge-Free Zone
On one Saturday afternoon, Ed Kellerman,
a UF lecturer and communications director of
the foundation, strapped a candy-apple red
motorcycle helmet to his head and sped over
to United Church of Gainesville to meet his
brother, Phil, at the Holistic Health Fair.
Under the front overhang, Phil sat by a
pullout table stacked with shiny metallic one-
pound Sweetwater Coffee bags a weekly
sales endeavor to make a few extra dollars
for the foundation with the help of the local
Gainesville growers.


The Kellermans emphasized the impor-
tance of buying local products for the festival
and especially at home.
"My wife goes to the farmers market each
week," said Phil, president of the foundation.
"If you don't care for your community, don't
blame me when it all dries up."
"Migrant farmers work extremely
hard for our well-being. It's the
least we can do."
Ryan Murphy
Harvest of Hope Fest director

Ed said the festival, which boasts more
than 140 bands, will allow musicians to get
more exposure, publicity to get more business
and prices to be reasonable for concert-goers.
At $19.50 for a single-day pass and $39.50
for the three-day weekend, he said they're not
duping anyone.
They call it the "gouge-free zone."
Primitive camping passes for three-day pa-
trons are only an extra $29.50 for four people.
Ticket sales increase $10 on the weekend of the
event.
Prices are low because hundreds volun-
teered to work at the festival, and dozens of


local organic vendors will donate food for the
bands.
Many vendors don't have big budgets for
advertising or the ability to reach out beyond
their stores.
"Since we're a grassroots organization, we
can use help wherever we find it," Ed said.
"It's a win-win for all of us."
And through a UF course in nonprofit
leadership and management, about 10 stu-
dents will assist Ed at the festival to fulfill their
public service requirements.
Gainesville's No Idea Records, the same
people behind The Fest last fall, began gather-
ing bands in November and headed a massive
promotional campaign for the benefit with
Southern Lovin' PR and Mutiny PR.
After the foundation received a $50,000
grant from the St. Johns Tourist Development
Council to promote and market the festival,
Murphy signed a three-year contract with
the fairgrounds. If all goes well, the organiza-
tion may see a few years of stable funds for
migrant families.
"Migrant farmers work extremely hard for
our well-being," Murphy said. "It's the least
we can do."
For more details about tickets, bands and
camping for the Harvest of Hope Fest, please
visit: http://www.harvestofhopefest.com.


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SPECIAL REPORT

New House bill expands guidelines for visiting Cuba

Cuban-Americans could visit more family, spend more money per day


By KATHRYN STOLARZ
Alligator Contributing Writer

Ofelia Schutte's uncle was on his death-
bed in Cuba in 2006, but a U.S. law prohib-
ited her from being there for him.
Cuban-Americans like Schutte may
have more opportunities to visit family
under a new U.S. House of Representa-
tives bill that passed Wednesday.
If the wide-range spending bill becomes
a law, it will extend the list of family mem-
bers who Cuban-Americans are allowed
to visit in Cuba, and it will allow them to
visit once a year for an unlimited period. It
will also permit them to spend up to $170
per day on travel expenses.
Under the current policy put in place
by former President George W. Bush in
2004, Cuban-Americans can visit family
every three years for up to 14 days per
visit. They can spend up to $50 per day on
travel expenses.
If the propopsed bill becomes makes it
past the Senate, Cuban-Americans could
visit aunts, uncles and first cousins in ad-
dition to those they are currently allowed
to visit parents, grandparents, grand-
children, siblings, spouses and children.
The House bill, H.R. 1105, passed with
a vote of 245-178.
The U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote
on the bill today, and President Barack
Obama, who has been a proponent of eas-
ing restrictions with Cuba, will make the
final decision.
Carlos Frias, UF alumnus and author of


the memoir about his visit to Cuba entitled
"Take Me with You," said the proposed
bill would allow the Cuban-Americans of
this generation to know their roots.
"For the people who want and need to
see their close family, it really is a humani-
tarian measure," he said.
However, for Frias, visiting Cuba came
with mixed emotions.
Frias was nervous to approach his fa-
ther about a work assignment he had just
received in Cuba. This was because his
father, who had been jailed by Fidel Cas-
tro's government for political activism,
strongly opposed the idea of returning to
the country.
"For me and I think for many Cuban-
Americans of my generation, there's still
an ideological barrier," Frias said.
"I carry the history of my parents who
saw and endured terrible things. That may
not be how Cuba treated me, but it's how
Cuba treated them," he said.
Andrew Ruiz, president of the Cuban-
American Student Association at UF, said
a lot of members have visited their fami-
lies in Cuba.
He has never been to the country, but
he would like to see where his parents and
grandparents grew up.
However, his family doesn't want him
to visit, he said.
His grandfather told him it would be "a
slap in the face to them" to return while
the Castros are in power.
Carmen Diana Deere, director of the
Center for Latin American Studies at UF


and an expert on Cuba, said travel restric-
tions were imposed when the trade em-
bargo was placed on Cuba's government
under Fidel Castro in the 1960s.
The American government didn't want
visitors from the U.S. helping the Cuban
economy.

"It is often underrated how im-
portant it is to be able to hug a
person or touch a person or be
physically present with them when
you care about them."
Ofelia Schutte
Cuban-American


"That's the rationale, but it hasn't
worked," she said.
Instead, it slowed down the rate of eco-
nomic growth in the U.S. and made trade
more difficult.
"(The bill) is certainly positive because
the previous regulations were so restric-
tive that, in my opinion, it was ridiculous,"
she said.
Ofelia Schutte, who was born in Cuba
and has lived in the U.S. for almost 50
years, said that when Bush passed restric-
tions, "(it) was a huge violation of human
rights."
Schutte has second cousins in Cuba. Her
immediate family died or left the country
over the years, she said.
It's important to her to see her family,
not just communicate with them through


e-mail, she said.
"It is often underrated how important
it is to be able to hug a person or touch a
person or be physically present with them
when you care about them," she said.
UF freshman Shirley Rodriguez and
her mom, Maria Elena Crespo, agreed that
there is a need to spend time with the about
120 family members they have in Cuba.
Rodriguez and Crespo were born in
Cuba and have lived in the U.S. for about
13 years.
Crespo and Rodriguez have visited
Cuba together three times since they left.
Rodriguez said they wanted to go more
often, but they couldn't under law.
They visited in 2006, so they couldn't
return for the next two years to visit Cre-
spo's mother, who has thyroid cancer.
"Those three years felt like we were be-
ing punished for something that wasn't
even our fault, so it's a relief to know that
we are being released of a burden," Rodri-
guez said.
Rodriguez would also make use of the
unlimited trip time that is being proposed,
she said.
If the legislation passes, she hopes to
soon visit Cuba for about a month and
spend time with her newborn cousin.
"Honestly, there's no point going for 14
days because you're spending $2,000 (on
travel costs)," she said.
Crespo said she plans to go twice a year
if the proposed law passes.
"We cannot change anything political,
but we have our family," Crespo said.


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Braff was paid $60K for appearance


BRAFF, from page 1

At age 26, he auditioned for
the show twice before receiv-
ing a call back, which brought
on six more auditions in front
of various NBC executives, a
process which he compared
to competing in an Olympic
event.
"It doesn't matter if you nail
the part the third time, because
if you bomb it the fourth time
there is nothing you can do,"
he said.
Braff admitted the long,
stressful process eventually
paid off. In becoming the star
in a hit TV show, he also had
"ultimate freedom," a term he
referred to when describing
the cast's input in the show.
"There are so many jobs
where you're not free to be cre-
ative," he said, adding he was
also blessed to be cast in a com-


patible group of a sane people.
Braff credited the show's hi-
larity to creator Bill Lawrence's
love of improvisation.
"We'd do a scene as written
and then just mess around," he
said.
During his interview, Braff
took a special lik-
On ing to the man
Campus who was signing
for the hearing
impaired on stage.
He would periodically
ask him to sign inappropriate
words like "shit," "foreskin"
and "titties."
"It would be so much fun to
hang out and in your daily life
have someone sign everything
you say," he said.
Braff spoke on other in-
terests he's pursued, outside
of acting, such as obtaining
his pilot's license and direct-
ing. He won a Grammy for
his compilation soundtrack


in the film "Garden State."
"That poor Grammy has got-
ten more evil eyes from mu-
sicians," he said, and said he
knows little about music be-
sides what he likes and doesn't
like.
During the audience ques-
tion-and-answer portion, the
majority of women confessed
their love for Braff, one even
asked for a hug in response,
Braff left the stage to meet her
in the aisle.
Most male audience mem-
bers requested him to recite
their favorite "Scrubs" quotes
and asked what will come of
the show's taxidermied pet,
Rowdy, once the show ends in
May.
"I'm allowed to have a dead
stuffed dog in my house, and I
will," he said.
According to the SG Finance
department Braff was paid
$60,000 to come and speak.


Board of Gov. seeks $3.2B from state


LEGISLATIVE, from page 1

Bill Edmonds, spokesman for the Board of
Governors, said all 11 state universities were
asked this year not to submit budget requests
that included proposals for university-specific
issues.
This year is the first time since 2004, when
the board was created and first implemented
the current budget request policy, that they
were asked not to do so, Edmonds said.
That doesn't mean the board, which usually
bundles the requests into one large request for


the entire State University System, isn't asking
the state for money this year.
The board is seeking an op-
erating budget for 2009-2010
of almost $3.2 billion, accord-
ing to the board's request.
Last year's operating budget
was just over $3 billion.
Sikes said UF understands
that lawmakers have a tough
Sikes task before them.
"We're hoping for the best," she said. "We
are trying to mitigate budget cuts. That's our
number one priority."


The donation will help fund the new 500,000-square-foot Shands Cancer Hospital


DONATION, from page 1

ficials see the donation as a "trans-
formational" gift that will help
the university affirm its role in the
world as a top clinical and research
center for cancer.


"Support from alumni and
friends of UF is always important
in terms of UF's reputation, re-
search abilities and ability to help
society, but it is even more impor-
tant in these tough economic times
of declining state support," Robell
wrote in an e-mail.


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Editorial

Hidden Scenes

CIA should be held

accountable for cover-up
The word out of Washington reveals new information
surrounding the destruction of CIA interrogation
tapes that feature two al-Qaida suspects.
While the length of the tapes had already been made known,
federal prosecutors announced Monday that a total of 92 video
tapes were destroyed in November 2005. What makes the situ-
ation raise eyebrows is the fact that the interrogations of Abu
Zubaydah and Abd al-Rahim al-Nashir, which were recorded
on the destroyed tapes, were deemed harsh at a time when
Congress questioned tactics used in the CIA's interrogation and
detention program.
Hmm, smells like a cover-up.
According to an article in The New York Times, the Ameri-
can Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against the agency for
violation of the Freedom of Information Act. In submitting doc-
uments at a New York City court, the ACLU wants the judge in
the case to hold the CIA in contempt for destroying the tapes.
Finally, the chance for a major federal agency to be held ac-
countable for its questionable actions.
The Editorial Board can't help but wonder why Jose A. Ro-
driguez Jr., head of the agency's clandestine service, authorized
the destruction of the tapes in question. What was wrong with
keeping the footage secure in a safe in Thailand until the U.S.
government could properly declare that the CIA was not guilty
of employing suspicious interrogation tactics? By destroying
the tapes at such a seemingly opportune time to avoid potential
backlash, the CIA has cast a cloud of suspicion over itself that
cannot go away without further investigation.
Sure, the CIA is granted a bit of leeway when it comes to se-
crecy, but not at the expense of America conveying to the world
an abiding acceptance of torture.


Street Smarts


In Philadelphia's promi-
nent South Street corridor,
the economic downturn
has brought resurgence of
one word rarely spoken these
days opportunity.
With countless empty
storefronts lining one of the
city's major tourist destina-
tions, a group of business
owners have come together to
offer heavily discounted work
space to artists.
Called "Arts on South,"
the initiative provides musi-
cians, painters and others the
chance to feature their work
in a location they normally
could not afford. Combining
exposure for the artists with
making the neighborhood
more visually appealing, the
project only requires that the
new tenants cover the cost of
utilities.
Nothing like Philly chan-
neling its inner Wal-Mart by
rolling back rent prices to the
days of yesteryear.
According to the Associat-
ed Press, leases will be signed


for two months of free rent
and can be renewed month-
to-month until a paying rent-
er can be found. If artists are
forced to give up their space,
they will be provided with a
new one.
Facing both the economic
crunch and a construction
project that drove down pe-
destrian traffic, the city has
demonstrated a willingness to
do whatever it takes to inspire
a renaissance on South Street.
The Editorial Board is quite
impressed with Philadelphia's
efforts to improve its city
while also providing a huge
break for budding artists. As
abandoned buildings and
storefronts currently create an
eyesore around our town, we
implore the city of Gainesville
to take note of the progress
being made up north.
With all of the talented mu-
sicians and painters that call
Gainesville home, a chance for
a resurgence in North Central
Florida may be but a rent-free
initiative away.


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Gangs shouldn't stop trips to Cancun


he sap is rising on campuses nationwide, as evi-
denced by "brahsome" plans of impending de-
bauchery and the giggly expectation of blackouts
yet to be wistfully forgotten.
The month of March is upon us. As spring peeks out
from the freezing blasts of an unusually cold winter,
few signs point as clearly to the shifting seasons as the
hallowed traditions of college spring break.
The State Department, though, wants you to keep
your sloppy seconds and unfair fights out of the Mexi-
can resort towns that have perfected the art of shame-
lessly catering to college spring breakers. An alert sent
out Feb. 20 by the U.S. government warns of a height-
ened danger for revelers making the boozy trek to Mex-
ico this year.
Our neighbors to the south have been experiencing
a bit of an issue controlling violence among drug gangs
recently, with over a thousand killings reported so far
this year. The gangs are by far the most powerful entity
in Mexican society now, especially along border towns
vital to the smuggling trade.
However, no college kids really party in Ciudad
Juarez if Sehor Frog somehow wound up there, he
wouldn't last fifteen minutes before catching a bullet to
the back of his amphibious head. The travel warning
makes clear that the greatest danger is concentrated in
these northern regions, but the timing of the govern-
ment-issued notice speaks directly to college kids mak-
ing final travel plans for coastal areas still considered
much safer destinations.
College presidents are chiming in too, with the Uni-
versity of Arizona directly "urging" students to stay
away from Mexico alongside less dire warnings from
universities scattered from Colorado to Pennsylvania.


The compound effect is a broad
coalition of authority figures wag-
ging a massive finger in the faces
of scores of affluent would-be
tourists.
Keeping spring breakers inside
American borders keeps their
Tommy Maple money in our economy and out
letters@alligator.org of the Mexican economy, a dou-
ble blow to our neighbor nation
struggling mightily with funding the front lines of our
drug wars.
The American government has not been on the best
of terms with the Mexican political structure for quite
a while now; this unease culminated in the murky saga
of the two border patrol agents paroled by former Pres-
ident George W. Bush in the waning moments of his
power.
A travel alert may be simply about the safety of
American citizens, but it could also be a pointed attack
on the one aspect of the Mexican economy that provid-
ed vital dollars to a nation on the verge of a massive
civil war.
Equating the relative safety of resort areas protected
by Mexican authorities directly to the urban epicenters
of gang warfare is akin to comparing a trip to South
Beach with an afternoon in Liberty City. Spring break-
ers are not going to "exercise caution in unfamiliar ar-
eas and be aware of their surroundings at all times,"
whether in Cancun or Clearwater.
So keep those plans to go to Cozumel just pack a
.44-caliber Magnum alongside that box of Magnums.
Tommy Maple is an international communications gradu-
ate student. His column appears on Tuesdays.


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Letters to the Editor
Public education should be a priority
This weekend I went to a rally organized
by the Florida Education Association, Flor-
ida's largest educators' union, in support of
full and sustainable funded public education
in our state.
The thousands of teachers, parents, PTA
members, education support personnel and
students in attendance were united in their
message: Together, we can stop education
budget cuts.
Yes, these are lean times we're experienc-
ing, a fact Florida educators know better than
most.
That's because Florida, already nearly
last among the states in per-capita education
spending, stands as one of only three states


that have actually decreased education fund-
ing the in last several years. Here at UF, we've
felt the effects through across-the-board cuts,
lost faculty, and now, targeted cuts directed at
the Colleges of Education and Nursing.
It's time for us to stand up and tell our leg-
islators to make public education a priority.
We're kicking off our campaign on campus
with a candlelight vigil mourning the loss of
funding for public education this Wednesday
at 7:30 p.m., outside of Norman Hall.
From there, interested advocates and activ-
ists can tap into a campaign that will finally
secure adequate funding for public education
into the indefinite future.
SkeetSurrency
4LS


College should be an option for all
I want to commend the work the United
We Dream at UF Campaign has done in the
past week. I believe the Development, Re-
lief and Education for Alien Minors Act (the
DREAM Act) is of great importance because
it will resolve the tragic irony that occurs in
America.
Many people are unaware that every year,
at least 65,000 undocumented students are de-
nied acceptance into colleges they would have
otherwise been accepted into because of their
immigration status.
It does not matter that they were taught
the same American values and all about the
American dream just like the rest of us. It
doesn't even matter that they call America


home and have learned to speak English and
excel in school.
It only matters that they were brought to
America by their parents when they were
minors and therefore lack the neccesary legal
documents.
The irony is that these kids are taught to
pursue their dreams, wishing to attain a pros-
perous future. Then they get slapped in the
face and are told that their years of hard work
are not enough to get them into college, not
even in America.
So let us all support the United We Dream
at UF Campaign and help make the dreams of
thousands come true.
Raul A. Baca
3BA


Guest column

Men cursed by timing


y father once explained
\/ to me the importance
of good timing in rela-
tionships. "Never talk to women
when they're angry," he told me
one night as he plopped on the
couch with a blanket and pillow.
Women have the luxury (or
curse) of timing programmed
into them. They're on a monthly
clock. That's probably how they
know when we're off.
Men fall anywhere between
Big Ben and the blinking "12:00"
on a VCR.
For me, timing a move on a
girl is like trying to merge onto
the highway during rush hour.
In the beginning, I keep inching
forward as if I'm going to do
something. I don't, of course.
Suddenly, an opening! My
heart pounds and I grin stupidly.
Here it comes ...and there it goes.
I'm a vegetable.
After the eighth window
closes, the panic starts to set in.
A guy behind me shouts, "Get
a move on, you pussy!" I say a
prayer, hold my breath and gun
it. If I don't crash completely, I
still make an ass of myself.
And it's not only "when" but
"how long." They say you have
three seconds after making eye
contact with a girl to make a


Erik Voss move. That's
Speaking Out not enough
time for me
to approach
her, freak out half way and run
to the bathroom, repeat "You're
so ugly!" into the mirror, dry the
tears, sing "Seasons of Love,"
apologize to the perplexed line
on my way out, and find her
again, just to go blank and blurt
out, "You're so ugly!"
Now, if I can only get all that
down to three seconds...
Time of year is also important.
I've found the best time to start
dating is post-Valentine's Day.
The only problem is that it's
right before spring break. A guy
is forced to spoon so much that
a week later when she's dancing
on a beach in Cancun with some
shirtless local named Raul, the
guilt will keep her faithful. After
all, spring fever leaves most col-
lege students "bedridden."
Ultimately, there is no right
moment. Things usually happen
at the worst possible timing (just
ask your parents). Aim for per-
fect timing and you'll probably
miss the mark completely. And
then you'll end up sleeping on
the couch like my dad.
Erik Voss is a journalism and
theater junior.


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Guest column

On-campus gym fails to consider the basic needs of males


My gym partner and I have
been pretty consistent
this semester, and as lift-
ing heavy weights is only a passing
distraction for me, I take almost ev-
ery opportunity I can get to people
watch. I've noticed a disturbing
trend: A divide exists between male
and female gym-goers.
It's an interesting little experi-
ment in social interaction Jane
Goodall can have her gorillas.
On the male side of the room,
sometimes there's not much differ-
ence anyway.
There are two halves to the room:
one female, and one good. There are
few crossings between the two sides,
except on limited occasions. Girls
usually intermingle to work on their
legs, which doesn't usually anger
the men, who are mostly working
on upper body. A few daring spirits
try dumbbells, usually ranging from
2.5 pounds to 12, maybe. Under no
circumstances is a woman to use the
bench. This is unwritten law; it just


looks silly. I once saw three girls
pumping iron on one bench. Not
only did the tomboy in question
need two spotters, there couldn't
be more than 60 there to begin with
and there was much simpering over
breaking a nail.
Likewise, few men venture into
the forest of treadmills, oscillation
devices and Stairmasters that popu-
late the female half of the room. The
medicine balls are stacked near the
yoga mats and exercise balls, where
any female is free to demonstrate
her flexibility.
They even have banks of tele-
visions provided for them, giving
them something to watch and listen
to, in order to drown out the drone
of the machines. Any man caught on
the oscillators is branded as effemi-
nate for the rest of his days.
In the middle of the opposing
sides is the Rec Sports staff kiosk,
just like in a Clint Eastwood west-
ern. Sans tumbleweeds, but still just
as dangerous as it's the staff mem-


JOShua berswhohave
control over
Nederveld the music, the
Speaking Out most precious
and valuable
commodity
to be had in the gym. Many of the
students that are cast into this teem-
ing whirlpool choose to tune out the
sounds and emotions around them,
focusing only on the mundane mu-
sic they fill their cavernous craniums
with via headphones. For the few
who enjoy conversation, we risk the
whims of XM radio.
At the beginning of every semes-
ter, the staff sets up a poll, which,
out of the hundreds of XM stations,
lists five options, three of them for
recent music, one for the '90s and
one classic rock station. Despite my
best attempts to stuff the ballot box-
es this year, I note that whenever a
certain, dollish Rec Sports girl with
platinum blonde highlights saun-
ters in, the station gets flipped to
the '90s. Next thing I know, I'm two


inches away from death by bench
press, and "Bye Bye Bye" blares out
through the speakers. Way to throw
off my groove.
Now, let it be said that I believe
music has different moods, and for
different moods there are differ-
ent activities. I should not have to
listen to Kelly Clarkson swear out
violent revenge on the male race
while gasping through the military
press. Workout music should set the
blood afire, put the adrenaline to
flow, and angry girl music does not,
and will not, accomplish this. Is life
so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be
purchased by the chains of slavery?
I know not what course others may
take; but as for me, Give me AC/DC
or give me death!
In order to speak out for the
masses, I've begun an underground
revolution, using the weapons of the
system against them: the comment
box. Styling myself as "The Official
Chapter of the He-Man Woman
Hater's Club" or the "Anti-Hip/


Hop Initiative," I've been leaving
messages like "The song 'Disturbia'
not only disturbs me, it reminds me
of what a terrible actor Shia LaBeouf
is," or "Hearing 'I Wanna Make
Love Right Na Na Na' is not a senti-
ment I feel while working out, and
I hope that you will be responsible
and cease in your attempts to en-
courage others to do so."
This is the right and privilege
of every man that has had to suffer
through this sickening abomination.
Surely we find ourselves in the mid-
dle of a great and terrible crisis, and
as Thomas Paine wrote, "These are
the times that try men's souls." I find
we are called to and must follow the
example of our forefathers and abol-
ish this tyranny. Tomorrow night,
I'm going to grab my tomahawk,
put on the war paint, and dump the
XM radio in the Rec Center swim-
ming pool. Just like Paul Revere
woulda done.
Joshua Nederveld is a journalism
and German junior.






8, ALLIGATOR 0 TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009


ELI achieves highest

enrollment in history
During fall
2008, the Eng-

Institute (ELI),
a University of
Florida Division
of Continuing
Education depart-
ment, achieved its
highest enroll-
ment of 214 ean Fre
students, since e ore
opening in 1955.
The institute offers extensive
English-language programs, taught by
UF faculty, which prepare students to
speak English in academic and real-life
settings. Students come from approxi-
mately 30 countries.
The institute's extensive Cultural
Immersion Program enriches students'
English-learning process by hosting
ELI social activities throughout the
Gainesville area. Students may partici-
pate in weekend trips, weekday activi-
ties and volunteer activities. Upcoming
weekend activities include an annual
trip to the Gainesville Spring Arts Fes-
tival on Saturday, March 28. Weekday
activities include soccer, basketball and
game nights.
On Saturday, April 4, ELI will
partner with the Girl Scout Council
of North Florida to host "Around
the World in 240 Minutes," an event
held to teach girls in grades 6 through
8 about ELI female students' home
countries.
The public is welcome to attend
ELI events. All attendees must sign-up
for trips on the activities board outside
ELI's main office, 315 Norman Hall,
by 4 p.m. on the Thursday before the
scheduled trip. Attendees also may
sign-up on the ELI Web site, http://
www.eli.ufl.edu.
The student section of ELI's Web
site offers opportunities for students to
network with their peers, professors,
language assistants and the institute's
alumni.
ELI is the only English-language
program that hires two language as-
sistants to aid listening/speaking course
teachers. Assistants are undergraduate
English-speakers who help students
practice informal, conversational Eng-
lish and teach about American culture
for four hours per week.
UF undergraduates interested in
working as language assistants may con-
tact Noreen Baker, ELI's listening/speak-
ing coordinator, at noreenb@ufl.edu.
Megan Forbes
Director, English Language Institute


Inside


Proton therapy targets cancer without harming healthy cells


Your campus news source
Produced by the
University Relations Office
for faculty, staff and students
of the University of Florida
Editor Susan Stewart
www.insideuf.ufl.edu
March 3, 2009


It sounds like power belonging only to
a superhero: a high-powered beam that is
able to zap a millimeter area within some-
one's body, and yet not harm the surround-
ing healthy cells.
Heroic yes, but this is not in comic
books. It's happening in real life, in nearby
Jacksonville.
The University of Florida Proton
Therapy Institute, located near Shands Jack-
sonville, is one of just five such facilities in
the country, and one of 21 in the world.
In this rare treatment, nuclear technol-
ogy is used to project protons into tumors
at nearly the speed of light. Unlike tradi-
tional radiation therapy with X-rays, proton
therapy helps reduce the incidence of
secondary cancers and other potential side
effects of treatment by reducing the amount
of radiation to surrounding body parts.
"Proton therapy offers hope for increased
cancer control and a better quality of life in
cancer survivors," Dr. Nancy Mendenhall,
the institute's medical director, said.
Opened in August 2006, the facil-
ity now treats more than 100 patients
daily from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday
through Friday.


Patients are assigned to one of three treat-
ment areas for the duration of treatment.
Each area includes a large gantry resembling
a Ferris wheel, but patients see only about
10 percent of the gantry. The majority
is enclosed behind a wall, along with a
440,000-pound cyclotron that generates and
accelerates protons to each gantry.
Appointments last an average of 30
minutes, with the proton treatment itself
taking just one to three minutes. Patients
return five days a week, for six to eight
continuous weeks.
Daily therapy appointments provide


numerous opportunities for
interaction among patients.
The institute encourages ca-
maraderie with social activities
such as weekly "lunch bunch"
gatherings, the hosting of guest
pianists and the offering of a
coffee bar in the modern, glass-
enclosed lobby.
A high percentage of
patients have prostate cancer,
yet the patient age and type of
cancer varies. Approximately
10 children are treated each


day, as well as patients with
sarcomas, head, neck and brain tumors,
cancers of the lung and pancreas, and
Hodgkin's lymphoma.
"Approximately 70 percent of our
patients come from outside the Jacksonville
area. We've had patients from 49 states and
several foreign countries," Stuart Klein, ex-
ecutive director of the UF Proton Therapy
Institute, said.
For more information about the insti-
tute, visit www.floridaproton.org.
By Susan Stewart


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Dance for Life, a free, therapeutic dance
program for people with Parkinson's dis-
ease, offers University of Florida students,
faculty, staff and UF Movement Disorders
Center (MDC) patients an opportunity to
come together and dance.
Dance for Life is designed to reduce
motor and non-motor symptoms and en-
hance the well-being of Parkinson's disease
patients.
Program partners for Dance for Life
include MDC and the UF College of Fine
Arts' Center for the Arts in Healthcare
(CAHRE).
"Dance for Life not only fits within the
mission and goals of the program's partners,
but also highlights the benefits of dance for
Parkinson's patients," said Jill Sonke-Hen-
derson, who serves as director of CAHRE,
assistant director of Shands Arts in Medicine
and co-director of Dance for Life.
Dr. Hubert Fernandez, associate profes-
sor of UF's department of neurology and
co-director of both MDC and Dance for
Life, said the program assists Parkinson's
disease patients with non-motor (men-
tal) symptoms, including depression and
anxiety, as well as motor symptoms such as
coordination difficulties and gait freezing.
Gait freezing occurs when lack of coordi-
nation inhibits the movement of a certain


School of Theatre and Dance professor,
and Lauren Arce, Artist in Residence for
Shands Arts in Medicine. Student-leaders
assist as part of the School of Theatre and
Dance teaching-methods course.
"The collaboration between the stu-
dents and the older participants is just rich
and wonderful," Sonke-Henderson said.
"Dance for Life gives students a sense
of bringing their art out of the studio and
into the world," she said. Any UF student
may volunteer for the program by calling
Shands Arts in Medicine at 352-265-
0151 or by e-mailing Sonke-Henderson at
jsonke@ufl.edu.
Patients' friends and family members are
encouraged to attend and participate in an
informal performance at the culminating
event in April, she said. The event date has
not yet been determined.
It is possible that faculty and staff may
join in the performance to show patients
that "we're all in this together," Fernandez
said. "You dance, and we'll dance for you."

By Bridget Brennan


March 8
Gator Men's Tennis vs.
Vanderbilt. Linder Stadium
at Ring Tennis Complex, 1
p.m. Call 352-375-4683 or visit
http://www.gatorzone.com
for more information.

March 17
Samuel Proctor Oral History Program presents
"Florida Black History: Where We Stand in
the Age of Barack Obama." Smathers Library
East, 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. Call
352-846-2032 or visit http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/
east.html for more information.


Sadler to receive national
science education award
Troy Sadler, as-
sistant professor of the
University of Florida
College of Education,
soon will receive one
of science education's
premier honors. The
National Association
for Research in Science
Teaching (NARST) is Troy Sadler
scheduled to present
him with its Early Career Research Award
at the group's upcoming annual confer-
ence in April. The annual award recognizes
outstanding research contributions in the
field of science education within five years
of receiving a doctoral degree. Sadler joins
a select group of internationally recognized
researchers to have received the honor.
Sadler is a key player in UF's ambitious
Science for Life initiative-a nine-college
effort, supported by a $1.5 million grant
from the Howard Hughes Medical Insti-
tute. He also is the principal investigator of
a new $1.5 million grant from the National
Science Foundation.

UF Asian Studies presents Japan Film Festi-
val. Hippodrome Theater, 7 p.m. Free and open
to the public. Call 352-392-2464 or visit http://
www.clas.ufl.edu/asian for more information.

March 18
Career Resource Center presents Summer Job
Fair. Reitz Union Colonnade, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Free and closed to the public. Call 352-273-
2308 or visit http://www.crc.ufl.edu for more
information.


Rathore appointed as FPS/
Florida vice president
Dr. Mobeen H. Rathore has been select-
ed as vice president of the Florida Pediatric
Society (FPS)/Florida Chapter of American
Academy of Pediatrics. Rathore is profes-
sor and associate chairman at University of
Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville
and chief of pediatric infectious diseases at
Wolfson Children's Hospital.
Pring, Brockman named 2008
AAAS fellows
Daryl Pring and H. Jane Brockman
recently were named 2008 Fellows by the
American Association for the Advance-
ment of Science. Daryl Pring is an emeritus
faculty member and longtime courtesy
professor with the IFAS plant pathology
department. H. Jane Brockman is a profes-
sor with the zoology department who holds
an affiliate appointment with IFAS' ento-
mology and nematology department. Both
faculty members were inducted in February
at the AAAS annual meeting in Chicago.


March 19
O'Connell Center presents "Jeff Dunham."
O'Connell Center, 7:30 p.m. Admission is free
and open to the public. Call 352-392-5500 or
visit http://www.oconnellcenter.ufl.edu for
more information.

March 20
Dance Alive presents "Danscape." Phillips
Center, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15-35. Open to
the public. Call 352-392-ARTS(2787) or visit
http://www.performingarts.ufl.edu for more
information.


Artwork connects campus
and Gainesville
The artwork
of Brad Smith,
teaching lab
specialist in
sculpture at the
University of
Florida School
of Art and Art at
History, has been
installed between
13th Street and
Norman Hall.
The sculpture,
"Rejoined," was funded by the Community
Redevelopment Agency and coordinated by
the Gainesville Department of Parks, Rec-
reation and Cultural Affairs' Art in Public
Places Trust.
"Rejoined" includes materials previously
removed from the old Federal Building
downtown. "The design, a split column
joined by three stainless steel bars, was to
symbolize the old made new," Smith said.
"It also was to act as a symbolic gateway
connecting UF with the redeveloped Uni-
versity Heights neighborhood."

March 21
UFPA presents The Peking Acrobats. Phil-
lips Center, 2 p.m. Tickets $20-30. Open to
the public. Call 352-392-ARTS(2787) or visit
http://www.performingarts.ufl.edu for more
information.


body part.
Dancing helps patients use visual cues
and develop muscle memory to overcome
gait freezing. Movement becomes second
nature, so patients are able to walk without
conscious effort, Fernandez said.
Music is also effective therapy for de-
pression and anxiety. The program provides
patients with muscle therapy, rigorous
exercise, and visual and auditory cuing in a
fun way, he said.
The MDC refers patients to the pro-
gram, but anyone with Parkinson's disease
is welcome.
The new Dance for Life program began
on Jan. 26 with approximately 12 older
participants and 10 UF students. Weekly
classes will continue each Monday until
April 20 with the exception of no class on
March 9. A culminating event is scheduled
to take place in late April.
The sessions are held from 1 to 2:15
p.m. at the UF Orthopaedic Institute's Bio-
mechanics and Motion Analysis Labora-
tory, 3450 Hull Road off 34th Street.
Classes are led by Kelly Cawthon, UF


March 5
Bob Graham Center for Public Service
presents "Presidential Lecture Series: The
Media and the New Administration." Ocora at
Pugh Hall, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.
Call 352-846-2032 or visit http://www.graham.
centers.ufl.edu for more information.

March 6
Gator Gymnastics vs. Michigan. O'Connell
Center, 7 p.m. Call 352-375-4683 or visit http://
www.gatorzone.com for more information.


I Happenings0


Listings in this section are a
sampling of events at the University
ofFlorida, compiled fom entries
listed in the full calendar that
appears on the Web at calendar.ufl.
edu. To submit an event online, visit
http://calendar.ufl.edu/submit/.


UF's proton therapy treats cancer at nearly the speed of
light without the side effects of traditional radiation.


Gators get their groove on during Dance for Life program


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TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009 0 ALLIGATOR, 9



Study abroad in Antarctica
The department of tourism, rec-
reation and sport management at the
University of Florida is offering students
a rare opportunity to study abroad in
Antarctica during the fall 2009 semes-
ter. The application deadline is March
31. To obtain more information, visit
www.abroad.ufic.ufl.edu.

Budget news available
on Web site
For current campus budget informa-
tion, visit http://budget.president.
ufl.edu/ or click on the blue "Budget
News" on the UF homepage, www.ufl.
edu.

Award nominations sought
The College of Education at the
University of Florida is pleased to
announce the 7th annual Engaged
Scholarship award competition for
faculty, graduate students and commu-
nity members. Nominations are due by
March 16. For more information, call
352-392-0728 or e-mail jpalgon@coe.
ufl.edu.

Another Gator story from
InsideTheGatorNation.com
"Ihave vague images ofsitting in the
top row ofFlorida Gym during my aunt'
graduation in 1971. (I was 4years old).
I thought this place (UF) was cool...Dur-
ing my high school years, my older brother
attended UF and I visited each weekend
... Igraduated UF in 1989 and moved
to Michigan ...I will always be a Gator
and remember the great education and life
experiences I had there. So much so, that
I have been asked and have accepted a
role on the board of advisors for Center for
Supply Chain Management in the War-
rington College of Business. I see it as my
way ofgiving back to the university that
gave me so much."
John Peppes

Upcoming video opportunities to tell
your own story include:

March 4, Plaza of the Americas, 11
a.m to 2 p.m.
March 6, Outside Gate 1, O'Connell
Center, 6 p.m., prior to the gymnas-
tics meet vs. Michigan at 7 p.m.
March 17, McKethan Stadium, 5:30
p.m., prior to the baseball game vs.
FSU at 6:30 p.m.



InsideUF
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consideration at least two weeks in
advance to insideuf@ufl.edu.

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GREAT SPECIALS!!!
1/1-$754 2/2-$565w/all util 3/3-$452w/all util
2330 SW Williston Rd.
www.ThePolosUF.com 352-335-7656
4-22-72-2

Affordable, Quiet, Comfortable
1's from $550 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

LOVE GOING OUT?
Luxury 3/3TH Perfectly Located Downtown!
1 month free for fall &
no move-in fees from $500/person!
W/D*Free Parking*Pets Welcome
Live where you play!! 338-0002
www.arlingtonsquare.org
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 SW 62nd Blvd 877-781-8314
www.lakewoodvilllas.com
4-22-08-72-2


SPYGLASS *
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages
Incl Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet;
Rates start at $485
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 10-5:30, Sat 11-2
701 SW 62nd 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's are $490 person, Includes Cable &
Internet
Call Now 352-374-3866
4-22-08-72-2

2 BLOCKS TO UF
Studios and 1/1 as low as $559
2/1 and 2/2 from $380-$599 per person
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

Stop staring at my Apts!
It's hard not to now that
we are furnished/all-inclusive
Brand NEW, Close to campus, 4 bus routes
Large, 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

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2 bed luxury condos for rent.
Granite tops, tall ceilings, private balcony,
super quiet construction. $1600/mo.
Call Eric Wild at 352-870-9453
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. 237 SW 4th Ave. $1200/mo 352-214-
9270 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 3-3-09-
70-2
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

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

Affordable, Spacious, Great Value!
Leasing for Fall 1s, 2s, 3s, & 4s
Prices from $305 $629/bedroom
Close to UF, Oaks Mall, Butler Plaza
Select units are townhomes, include w/d
Pet friendly, Pool, Tennis/Bball Courts
pinetreegardens.com*376-4002
4-22-08-72-2


100+ Apts: Walk to UF
On 1 website: www.ForRentNearUF.com
Photos & Virtual Tours for 100 apts near UF
Studios $625+ 1BR $689+ 2BR $839+
3BR $650/br+ 4BR $479/br 352-376-6223
4-22-72-2


*1/1 Studio 3 Blocks to UF*
Tiled, 313 NW 11th st
Pet Friendly, Fenced Yard
352-375-8256 $450/mo
4-22-72-2

**2/1 House w/ Big Yard**
4 Blocks to UF, HW Floors
Pet Friendly $1200/mo
352-375-8256
4-22-76-2


*1 Bdrm- 1BA w/ Loft*
4 Blocks to UF. Cent AC, No Tow Parking,
Pet Friendly, $850/mo
352-375-8256
4-22-68-2


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


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

*Huge 1BR 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

Studios and 1/1s ACROSS FROM UF
As low as $559
$0 MOVE IN FEES
Open late and weekends
371-7777 CollegeParkUF.com
4-22-09-59-2

Summit House 1BR/1 BA Available Now
$605 per month $250 security Walk to VA or
Shands Call 352-672-1482 3-6-09-30-2


** Across From UF **

$1150/mo Special!
2br/2ba Limited Time Offer for Fall
Luxury Apts w/ Internet & Parking Incl.
www.LookingGlassApartments.com
111 NW 16th St. -- Call 376-1111
4-22-09-59-2

One month FREE!
Zero Redec Fee
1 & 2 BR single-story villas
starting from $529
Move in costs starting at $139
Close to Oaks Mall and Archer Road.
Pine Rush Villas 375-1519
4-22-09-59-2

One month FREE!
Zero Redec Fee
1 & 2 BR flats starting from $599
Move in costs starting at $139
Two blocks south of Archer Rd. & 34th St
Homestead Apts. 376-0828
4-22-09-59-2

One month FREE! $189 Moves you in!
HUGE 2 & 3 BR single story villas
starting from $759
Close to Oaks Mall & Newberry Rd.
Ashton Square Villas 333-1120
4-22-09-59-2

Downtown Luxury & Cash Back 4 Fall!
Sign now for studios, 1/1, 2/2, 3/3s! Perfect
Location-Great Price-No Move-in Fees
W/D*Wood Floors*Bring Your Pets!
Great parking-walk to bars-bike to UF
Reserve now! 338-0002
4-22-09-53-2

Bivens Cove is everything you're looking for.
Close to UF and downtown! Two pools!
Free tanning! Pet Friendly!!!
1, 2, and 3 bedrooms ready right NOW!
Move in today & get One Month FREE plus
$0 move in fees.
www.bivenscove.com 352-376-2507
4-22-58-2

*CAMPUS EDGE CONDO*
2/2 Walk to UF, Shands & VA. Tile floor, W/D
in unit, avail fall. Reasonable rate.
vinyeung@ufl.edu 3-17-09-26-2

Why Pay More??
2/2- $819; 3/2- $959
W/D Included*Pet Friendly*FREE Tanning
(352) 377-7401 www.theboardwalkapt.com
4-22-09-56-2

*Live on UF Lake*
Huge 2/2 with Den 3/2
Fully Remodeled $1275/mo
352-375-8256
4-22-53-2


2/1.5 Newly Renovated Townhouse. Avail
Now or Fall 09. Close to Shands, Park N
Ride 2, & Shopping. Incl W/D, A/C, Pvt Patio,
& Pool. $745/mth & $500 Dep. No Pets PIs.
772-538-5792 or Itsaol2@hotmail.com 3-3-
09-20-2

Very Nice Mother-in Law Suite Near Haile
1BR, kitchen, dining room, full bath, W/D,
cable, utilities all included. $750/mo. 367-
0372 3-6-22-2


Sorority Row Apts
Luxury Apts Steps from Sorority Row & UF
New 1BR to 4BR Virtual Tours & Photos *
www.SororityRowApts.com 352-376-6223
4-22-50-2

1BR apt. w/pvt gated courtyard located in
small proffesional complex @ 3320 SW 23d
St. Single, mature applicants only. $550.00/
mo small pets ok @ $25.00/mo 352 377-
2150 Please leave a msg. 3-5-09-20-2

WOODLAND TERRACE APTS
Off SW 34th St near post office.
2BR$550 1BR $500
Call for daily specials
352-335-0420 3-6-09-20-2

3BR & 4BR/2BA HOUSES
Hardwood floors, fireplace, new baths,
screened patio, big yard, carport, storage
shed. Minutes to UF, on bus route, $1400-
$1500/mo First, last security. 954-899-7197
3-6-09-20-2

BLOCK FROM UF
Available Aug 1st. Houses single family &
attached. Apts. Rent directly from owners. No
middle agent. Flexible terms. 352-377-3852
www.dalyproperties.com 3-31-09-29-2

4BR 3BA. Spacious house on corner of 34th
St. and University. Close to Publix, dining,
movies and shopping. Only 5 min. bus ride to
campus. W/D. $1,500/mo + util.
1st mo. + last month to move in. Available
now. Call 321-459-3700. 3-4-09-14-2

www.10houses.com
2 & 3 bd houses for August
cute,cent H/AC, WD,wood fls
quiet areas, yards $725-$1260
352-336-6116 nancy@10houses.com
3-25-09-22-2

WE HAVE IT ALL! GIVE US A CALL!
Union Properties 352.373.7578
Walk to UF from our many properties!
1,2,3 and 4 Bedrooms
www.rentgainesville.com
4-22-09-44-2

CAMPUS VIEW PLACE IS THE BEST!
Forget the Rest and call us today!
Brand New! Located off of SW 13th St.
Union Properties 352.373.7578
www.campusviewplace.com
4-22-09-44-2

ONE YEAR TUITION AT UF $22,000
Textbooks & Supplies $2,000
Calling Union Properties for your new apt.
PRICELESS! Call 352.373.7578
www.rentgainesville.com
4-22-09-44-2

Finding it hard to choose your next rental?
No Worries, We Can Help!
Rentals going fast near UF so call today!
Union Properties 352.373.7578
www.rentgainesville.com
4-22-09-44-2

Night out on us when you lease one of our
amazing 1 br./lba apts untis available with
tile, fenced in yards, w/d conn. from $395
mo. Hurry while it lasts. 352-332-5070
3-30-09-30-2

$400-4/4 University Terrace condo; Some
utils incl. On routes 12 and 35. Immediate
occupancy. 352.514.3398 3-6-13-2


PET'S PARADISE
$375 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR,
privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 3-17-
09-15-2

CRICKET CLUB
Tower Rd. 4BR/2.5BA, 2 covered parking
spots, 1638 sq ft. Short term lease avail.
Larsson Mgmt Serv 352-373-605 3-3-10-2







12, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009


MILL POND
Near mall. 2BR/2BA, garage, short term
lease possible. $975. Irene Larsson Mgmt
Serv 352-373-2605 3-3-10-2

2BR/2.5BA townhouse condo, 1 mi from UF.
On bus route. Incl W/D. Community club-
house, pool & fitness center. Wired for inter-
net & security system. $895/mo 332-8841,
lindalu@gatorhomes.com 3-3-09-10-2

Union Street Station 2br/2ba luxury condo.
Beautiful 3rd floor corner unit with alarm, nice
appliances, w/d, balcony, and free parking.
$1400/mo. call Eric Wild at 352-870-9453.
Live in style downtown! 3-17-20-2

Large and beautiful 3bd/2ba house near law
school. Avail. 8/1. Hardwood floors, screened
porch, wood deck, garage, w/d, bonus room
w/built-in bar, large fenced yard. $1600/mo.
Call Eric at 352-870-9453 3-17-20-2

2BR/1BA SPACIOUS
7209 SW 45th PI. Gainesville. Cent H/AC,
W/D hk-up. $600/mo, $500 sec dep. No pets.
Call 386-462-0994 3-4-09-10-2

3 and 4 BR STEPS TO UF!
From $506 per person
$0 MOVE IN FEES
Pets Loved! W/D Available
371-7777 CollegeParkUF.com
4-22-09-41-2

Near UF 4BR/2BA house
wood floors, washer & dryer, central A/C
3514 NW 7th Place. Available for August
Call Manny 352-317-4408 3-19-09-16-2

Downtown Gainesville
Union Street Station apt above Starbucks
2BR/2.5BA, den/study room, bambo floors,
granite counters, up-graded kitchen.Available
for August. Call Manny 352-317-4408
3-19-09-16-2

Near UF 5BR/3BA
2,600 sq ft house
630 NW 36 Street. Available for August
call Manny 352-317-4408 3-19-09-16-2

Very Nice Townhouse
3/3 in Rockwood Villas
Only $375/room or $1125/month
Large BRs & large closets Quiet area.
Great for Pro. students 941-737-6997
3-11-14-2

Quiet, Clean, Lots of Green Space
2BR/1BA house. $650/mo. Call 352-378-
9220 or mobile 213-3901 3-26-09-20-2

3BD/3BA LUXURY CONDO, 2 YRS OLD
Campus View North Steps from campus &
sorority row. All appliances, W/D, tile floors,
alarm system, 1st floor, patio/porch, dogs ok
w/dep. Avail. Aug 1, $1800 407-694-0692
4-3-30-2

HURRY HORSE PROPERTY!
Cabin, 20 acres, 7 miles south of Newberry.
Paddocks, Riding trails. $575 + $100 per
horse, u-feed. Dogs welcome 330-329-8834,
writer777@att.,net 3-20-15-2

Luxury Living 3 Blocks from UF!
Brand New, All-Inclusive
Studios, 1BRs, and 2BRs
Call (352) 240-6961 CMC LLLP
Lic. Real Estate Broker 3-6-10-2

We have REAL 1/1s
3 blocks to UF GATORNEST
300 NW 18 St-Large, 575 sq ft only $585!
Bike to UF CENTERPOINT
1220 NW 12 St-530 sq ft big, only $475!
No Application Fee, Most Pets OK. For info
call E.F.N. Properties, (352) 371-3636 or
email Rentals@EFNProperties.com
3-27-19-2

4/2 HOME PLUS STUDY
Available 3/1/09. Corner lot, H/D 2385 sq ft
for $1500 + $1500 deposit. 3608 NW 22nd
PI. Call 352-214-1956 3-16-09-10-2

3bd/2ba, N.W. very clean, walk/ bike to law
school, w/d, fenced b.y., bonus room, central
H/AC, ceiling fans, entertainment center, lots
of closets. Sale or year lease. No section 8/
realtors. 352-375-6754. 3-30-09-20-2


Room and board in a very clean 3br/2ba,
central H/AC ceiling fans, w/d. N.W. walk /
bike to law school, $590. Bring roommmates
pay $395 per room (just rent) plus $295 for
bonus room. 352-375-6754. 3-30-09-20-2


1BR/1 BA $495/mo 3 blocks to UF. Apt in vin-
tage house. 112 NW 9th St.
2BR/1 BA house $575/mo. Fenced. 2016 NW
35th Ave 514-6281 3-16-09-10-2


Close to UF 2BR/1BA duplex hdwd, yard,
W/D, pets ok $835/mo 1010 NW 3 Ave
2BR/1BA home. Parking, W/D, yard, pet
ok Water incl $1075/mo 618 NW 14 Ave
1.5BR/1BA yard W/D hk-up Pet ok $635/mo
608 NW 24 Ave Avail 8/1/09 561-350-1552
3-16-09-10-2


One Block to UF, 2/2.5 bath townhouse.
Wood floors, washer/dryer, dishwasher,
parking, avail 8/1. 1017 SW 1st Avenue, Call
514-4915 or visit www.forrentgainesville.com
3-3-09-5-2


2 Bedroom/2 Bath condo. 1 car attached
garage & screened lanai. Vaulted ceiling
with fireplace. Very private & quiet with pool.
Less than 5 miles to UF and SFCC. $1,000
month. Perfect for Prof. Call 352-514-4805
3-16-8-2


POOL HOUSE AVAILABLE NOW!
Bike to UF 4BR/3BA, over 2000 sf, nice
area 1 mi to UF. 2816 W Univ Ave. $1400/
mo now then $1750/mo in fall. Pool svc ex-
tra376-6183, 352-327-2931 3-3-09-3-2


NW HOME, 3BR/2BA, 2 car carport, large
family room, fenced yard, additional storage,
washer & dryer. $980/mo. Irene Larsson
Mgmt Service. 352-373-2605 3-19-10-2


First months rent free or $300 cash! 1/1
available today! $650/mo, lease sign-over,
lease runs until July 09. 2 miles from Reitz
union bus route 9,35,36 run past the com-
plex. Complex is off SW 23rd Terrace. Call
973-534-3788 or email me at Ireiden@hot-
mail.com if interested! 3-6-09-5-2


FIRST TWO MONTHS FREE. 4 bdrm/4ba.
Available NOW and/or August 1, 2009 to
July 30, 2010. Living Room/Dining Room
Furnished. ALL UTILITIES INCLUDED.
(Electricity, Cable, High Speed Internet,
Water& Sewer) Unit located on ground level.
Newest Building at Countryside. Screened
porch, washer, dryer,dishwasher, new car-
pet, paint and tile. On bus route. Plenty of
Parking. Pool and Basketball court. NO
PETS. Locked gate to buildings. $475/mo.
E-mail at moekash@bellsouth.net for more
info.or call 904 571-0860 3-6-09-5-2


4 5 6 Bedroom Houses
Don't Miss Out- You Must See
Great Housing Opportunities
Close to Campus
Call 352-682-7424/ ericmanin@yahoo.com
3-23-09-10-2


2 Bedroom Units
Great Sizes & Locations
Close to Campus
Call 352-682-7424/ ericmanin@yahoo.com
3-23-10-2


SUMMER SUBLEASE in THE LAURELS in
2/2. Available May-July. Spacious apt. Private
Balcony. Guard Gate. Country Club. Close to
Publix. On Bus Route. Washer/Dryer. $400/
mo. per room. Call Randy: 561.213.2899
3-6-09-4-3


$515 Room Sublease for Spring and
Summer semesters in a cozy 3/3 Furnished
Apartment. April-August For more info call
904-535-3976. 3-18-09-7-3


$1,600!! HUGE & Beautiful 2 story 4bd/3.5
bath home off of NW 39th Ave! All lawn care
paid, pets OK, rent to own option at $229,900
available. Call Dana Fults at 352.318.0686 to
see today! $1,600!! 4-6-20-2


DON'T WAIT

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SUBLEASE AD

Last spring semester

paper published on

April 22rd.


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1/1 sublet in a 2/2, $400/mo, W/D in unit,
cable-int-utilities-elec included, 10 min walk
to campus, available May 1, call 561-310-
3783 3-4-5-3

1BD/1BA Less than a block to campus near
13th and Univ Ave. $555/month May 1- July
31st email Stacy at sls22@ufl.edu 3-4-09-
5-3

1 BLK ACROSS FROM UF/Library West!
$410/month for 1BR/1BA in 2/2 at Looking
Glass Apts. Great location, price great-
ly reduced! Can lease through August.
561.261.2249 3-6-6-

Windsor Hall Luxury Large Double Dorm
Summer Sublease w/ opt. reserved parking.
Only $499, walk to campus, HUGE room w/
bathroom & kitchenette. Pool, fitness center,
W/D on-site! Live Luxuriously! 321-368-1271
3-6-09-5-3


Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Greenwich Green 372-8100
Hidden Lake 374-3866
4-22-72-4


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1 br w/pvt entrance avail in 2BR condo Cent
AC/H. 2 pools. Walk to UF. 375/mo
*1BR hdwd firs, pvt ba avail in beautiful NW
house close to UF $395/mo
352-316-3930 www.gainesville-rent.com.
3-20-09-50-4


::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

Move in Today! Huge Beautiful House!
Seeking 2 roommates-1.5 miles to UF
easy ride2 SFCC off-NW 16th-HUGE house,
PoolTable,65"TV Large rooms!sayNo2apts
$450/MONTH per room 561-756-5368 3-6-
18-4

1BR/1BA avail march 1st in 2Br/2BA for re-
sponsible mature individual. $425-$450/mo
+ utils. Barandywine on Archer Rd. yttek@
yttek@hotmail.com or 305-332-6566 3-3-
09-23-4

Rooming House, 2 rooms open single per-
son. $100 p/w. Full cable +TV. 262-6748 for
all info. No text mssg. Will not respond. Talk
in person only. 3-3-10-4

Roommate needed for this summer and/
or upcoming '09-'10 school year. House
located in upscale subdivision of Capri lo-
cated off 34th street. $350/month includes
EVERYTHING(utilities, internet,gym...)! easy
commute with bus route directly to campus.
female student, non-smoker, no pets is pre-
ferred. call (863)521-2078 or
email aloha75@ufl.edu. 3-6-10-4


Enjoy A Romantic Old House
Near library downtown. $295-$375/rm + utils.
Short term. No pets. No smoking. 378-1304
3-6-09-12-4

Room for rent. 2/2 in Brandywine on Old
Archer. Available immediately, flexible du-
ration. $360 + 1/2 util. Call Shane 941-932-
1189. 3-20-20-4

Looking for male college student (preferred)
to share 4BR/4BA condo with same. Own
bathroom. W/D, high speed internet. Includes
utilities $350/mo (available immediately) 863-
634-1893 3-16-09-10-4

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
3-16-10-4

09/10 school year. 2rms avail in 3/2 beautiful
5 yr old house for 2 females. 2 car garage,
fully furn, except BRs. W/D. 7 mins to UF on
bus rte. Very safe community $495/mo + utils
(-$35/mo) Please call 321-662-1772 3-17-
09-10-4

1BR in a 3/2 on gorgeous Millhopper Rd.
$475/Mo.incl util. Non smoker. Pvt. Pool,
W/D, internet. 352-870-2045. 3-3-5-4

SUMMER09.ROOM AVAILABLE IN A 2/2
FURNISHED APT @ WINDSOR PARK.$500
ALL INCLUSIVE.3 BUS ROUTES,10 MIN
FROM UF,GREAT AMENITIES.CALL/TEXT
ANGIE 786-239-2740 3-3-5-4

$350-House by UF 2 students looking
for roomate in Aug '09. NW 7th pl.w/d,fire
pit,huge yard, big screened porch,new
appl,fireplace. Email:c123@ufl.edu 3-6-09-
7-4

$490 Mo, 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2.5BA town-
house, new construction, near UF, direct bus
line to UF, incl all utils, cable TV, Wireless
Internet, pool, exercise room, professional/
grad students only. Call 904-608-7609 3-4-
09-5-4

FEMALE ROOMMATE NEEDED! 4BR/4BA
Clean & Quiet condo at University Terrace
West.$450 rent includes: Cable, HS Internet,
and ALL utilities Fully furnished. MUST SEE!
Call Dory @ (954)816-1468. 3-5-5-4

2 ROOMS /w shared bath avail Aug 09 July
10. At 34th & University Ave in a 4/3 house
with 2 males. Rent $315/mo/each + utils. Call
352-328-4805 or Larson87@ufl.edu. non-
smoking. 3-4-4-4

Master BR w/ new carpet & ceiling fan in
4BR/3BA house off NW 16th Ave on bus
route. DW, W/D, Cox cable & network in-
ternet. No cats or dogs. $375/mo. Call 328-
4995 3-5-5-4

FIRST MONTH RENT FREE! $450/Month
FULLY FURNISHED rooms available in 4
BEDROOM 2 BATH condo units. All utilities
included with wireless internet and free cable!
Contact EDDIE at 305-712-3608 3-26-14-4


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


WALK TO UF & DOWNTOWN!
THE PALMS New Ultra-Luxury Condos.
Granite, Huge Closets, Pool, Call Eric
Leightman, Campus Realty, 352-219-2879
5-21-49-5

DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME completely
remodeled. 2 miles to UF in Oak Park Village,
4000 SW Archer Rd Lot H21. Very nice! New
carpet, wood floors, metal roof. Perfect for
sutdents. $8500. 352-256-0999 3-5-09-9-5

COUNTRYSIDE 4BR/4BA CONDO
1.5 mi to UF on bus route. 1st floor, W/D, se-
curity gate, pool. Fully rented unitil July 31st.
Rent 3 rooms and you live for free. $181,900.
386-672-6969 3-24-09-15-5


BED QUEEN $120 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 $100 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. $160 332-9899

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.
$130 352-377-9846.4-22-72-6







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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



14" Slip-On Florida Gator Bar Stool Covers,
$24. buy Now! 727-530-7300; www.
CoolBarStools-Covers.com 3-18-09-10-6


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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
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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


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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





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 EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS
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





000000 SCOOTERS 000000
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
know how to treat our customers! 376-6275
4-22-08-72-11

SWAMP CYCLES
Closest to Campus. Largest selection,
Best Customer Service.
Motorcycles, Scooters, Accessories, and
Service.
633 NW 13th 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


* 0 0 0 Schwinn Graduate moped,silver 2006,970
miles, runs great,1.9 hp one owner great gas
mileage must see. asking $1200.00. Call and
leave a msg 352-337-6606. 3-3-5-11


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

CARS CARS Buy6Sell@Trade
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 Chevys 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*****
0000* SUN CITY AUTO SALES*OOSO
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

$$ CASH TODAY! $$
For Your Unwanted Cars
Junk!! Trucks, RVs, & Wrecks!!!
TOP DOLLAR PAID!
386-234-0072 & 386-234-0075
3-23-09-10-12


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, dia-
monds, 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.


BE AN INSPIRATION!
Take a blind lady to Mass on Sundays and
for walks and shopping as needed. We'll
have lots of fun! And you will make a new
friend! Contact 219-6948 3-16-09-74-13


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

LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving re-
cord, drug-free, personal 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 andlor web editions
right thru our website!
Just go to
www.alligator.org/classifieds
Visa and Mastercard accepted.

BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 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


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


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


400+ Counselors/Instructors Jobs!
3 Coed summer camps in PA.
Travel Paid, Top Salary.
Cool Nights & Warm Days!
1-800-488-4321, www.lohikan.com 4-22-
09-59-14


STUDENTPAYOUTS.COM
Paid survey takers needed. Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys 4-22-
09-59-14


DANCERS NEEDED
For adult entertainment company. Make
$1000/wk. Flex schedule 378-3312 4-22-
54-14


An awesome summer job.
If you're looking to spend this summer out-
doors, have fun while you work, and make
lifelong friends, then look no further. Camp
Mataponi, a residential camp in Maine, has
female/male summertime openings for Land
Sports, Waterfront (small crafts, skiing, life
guarding, WSI, boat drivers), Ropes Course,
Tennis, H.B. Riding, Arts & Crafts, Theater,
Cooking, Gymnastics, Dance, Videography,
Group Leaders & more. Top salaries plus
room/board & travel provided. Call us today
toll free at 1-561-748-3684 or apply online at
www.campmataponi.com. 3-19-09-28-14


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14, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009


Summer Jobs
$2100
Co-ed camp
Room and Board included

Get Paid to Play!
The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs
male and female summer camp counselors
ages 18 and up. FEYC is an over-night camp
located off of Highway 450 in Umatilla, FL.
The camp runs June 8 July 25. Please
contact Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673
Ext. 251 or 352 455-4267 4-22-09-72-14.

Attorney needed for will contest. Florida Bar
certified. Preferably someone new and af-
fordable. 352-332-0515 or 352-222-0267
3-4-09-20-14

LEASING AGENT PT
Friendly, energetic person. Experience
preferred. Great benefits. Must be avail
afternoons & weekends. Apply in person,
Spyglass Apartments. DFWP 4-22-09-45-
14

Palm Breeze Youth Services, Inc. a
Gainesville, not for profit corporation is look-
ing for UF students, faculty and administra-
tors that are interested in helping us start a
charter school for at risk middle schoolers.
We also need volunteers for gardening and
agromony. Please call Ken Van Nortwick,
352-339-1746 3-6-09-16-14

OFFICE ASSISTANT FT.
Passion for language & fitness. Avid reader,
interest in MMA a plus. Computer fluency.
Eye for detail. 1+ year. Resume to 626 NE
1st St. 32601, paulsrothstein@yahoo.com
3-4-09-10-14

WEB PAGE DESIGNER PT
Special projects. Resume to 626 NE 1st St.
Gville 32601 or paulsrothstein@yahoo.com
3-4-09-10-14

DELIVERY DRIVER $15/HR
GatorDominos.com/jobs
3-22-40-14

PT EVENTS & MARKETING
Gator Dominos. Contact 284-3733
4-22-40-14

NANNY NEEDED
for M,T,TH 6am to 4;3 kids/$12/hr; must have
newborn exp; must commit for lyr+ email re-
sume, pix, photo to Noah's Ark Nanny gnv@
nanoneone.com 3-16-09-10-14

RNs. experienced LPNs. CNAs Needed im-
mediately to work in Gainesville and Starke.
Great pay; flexibility. Call 325-284-2336, Fax
resume: 352-373-2254 3-17-10-14

HOUSEKEEPING CLEANING JOBS
All around cleaning & laundry. FT available
Mon-Fri, 10am 5pm. $7.25/hr, experience
and good attitude preferred. All 256-3323 for
more info and interview. 4-22-09-36-14

Zaxby's is now accepting applications for our
new location. Looking for energetic, friendly,
team players. We offer flexible scheduling,
comptetitive pay, benefits and opportunities
for advancement. Stop and fill out an ap-
plication. Located at the corner of Main and
10th Ave. 3-4-09-5-14

ASSISTANT MANAGER
Solutions Bridal
Salary + Commission
Management/Sales
Experience Preferred
Fax Resume to:
352-374-7293
3-6-7-14

BRIDAL CONSULTANT
Solutions Bridal
30-35 hours
Hourly + Commission
Fax Resume to:
352-374-7293
3-6-7-14

Clinical Research Coordinator needed
for busy clinical research site. Must be ex-
perienced in Phase -IIll trials. LPN or RN
prefered but not mandatory. Fax Resume to
352.333.3936 3-11-09-10-14


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. 4-22-09-33-14

Quality child caring center is looking for dedi-
cated people who love working with children.
FT/PT, exp. required and a CDA, AA or BA
in education. Benefits available with FT. Call
377-2290 or 373-1481 3-25-09-15-14


BIG BURGER
Experienced Cooks all shifts. $8-10/hr to
start. Apply 21 W. University Ave 2-4pm.
3-4-09-5-14

Amelia's is currently hiring experienced
fine dining servers. Please submit resume
to chefandy@ameliasgainesville.com No
phone calls please! www.ameliasgainesville.
com 3-3-09-3-14

Homework coach for very bright but unorga-
nized 9th grade girl. Needs help in Algebra
as well. Days / hours flexible. 9.00 Hr Send
to gfbennis@cox.net 3-3-09-3-14

GENERAL HELP WANTED
Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm. Starting $8/hr. No exp
req'd. Apply in person 1031 NW 6th St. Ste
A-3. 352-379-2812 3-5-5-14

Administrative Assistant / Customer Service
Rep with good computer, communication,
and people skills. $8/hr, 20hrs/wk, fax re-
sume to 352-378-4156 4-2-09-20-14

Collect DTV Coupons
We'll send you Converter Boxes
You collect CASH!
www.FREETVSIGNAL.com
contact: jobs@freetvsignal.com
3-6-5-14

SUMMER JOBS: Recreation Camp
Counselors/Supervisors for summer recre-
ation program 6/08/09-7/31/09 for children
ages 5-14. WSI/Lifeguard and Maintenance
Aides (5/09-9/09). Exp desirable. City of
Plantation (west of Ft Lauderdale) 400 NW
73Ave, Plantation, FL 33317 or www.planta-
tion.org to download application. 3-6-5-14

Nanny/Childcare. Approx 20 hrs/wk for early
AM and late afternoon care for 2yo M-F. Start
July. Childcare experience a must! Must
have car to help drop-off/pick-up from day-
care. 215-776-1571 3-6-09-5-14

Receptionist,Dental Office, PT, Tu/Th,
Flex. Hours, Haile Plantation, non-smoker,
sunny office, CV to drduane@gmail.com
Please indicate desired starting salary.
3-20-09-9-14


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? *****
*0000 FREEWAY MOVING *0000
You'll love our low rates & references.
Student Discount. Call 352-256-0999. Lic
#1M707
4-22-72-15

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

BEGINNER GUITAR & PIANO LESSONS
for ALL ages. My EXPERIENCE: 10 yrs-gui-
tar & a lifetime-piano. If interested call 352-
256-3800 or email gidonherman00@gmail.
com 3-18-25-15

Mini Maxi Warehouses; corner Waldo Rd &
NE 31st Ave; 10 sizes, student/staff rentals;
UHaul warehouse complex, trucks, trailers.
$20 off any warehouse rental! 352-373-6294
or 1-800-559-2449 Also 100 sheds for sale.
8-31-09-79-15

HALL'S CLEANING SERVICE
Homes, Condos, Apts, Offices & Yards
Call for a quote- 352-379-4861 Iv mssg
3-20-09-20-15

IMMIGRATION LAW
Marriage Visas
Employment Visas-Naturalization
Richard Ruth, Esq. 352-335-6748
www.ruthlaw.com
4-22-38-15

D' Lyon Enterprises, LLC
Music, Production & Sales.
Offering Free Services
Booking, Marketing, Research, Development.
Craig Dixon 352-213-7440 3-17-10-15

ANY JOB LARGE OR SMALL
Landscaping & Janitorial
Raking, Mowing, Edging, Power Washing
Call 224-5693 3-4-5-15


SPRING BREAK?
Get your protection here.
http://12HW.com 3-6-09-6-15


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


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
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UF looks to avenge past losses against No. 16 FSU


* THE TEAM WILL TRAVEL TO THE
CAPITAL AFTER BEATING MIAMI.

By JOSEPH R. HOLZER
Alligator Writer

The UF men's tennis team will attempt to
avenge two losses when it goes to the Scott
Speicher courts against FSU today at 5 p.m.
The Gators women lost to the Seminoles
5-2 on Saturday, and the men dropped their
previous dual match in Tallahassee in 2007.
The No. 12 men (8-3) are coming off a win
against Miami on Feb. 22, which gives them


not only time to rest but also the confidence
coach Andy Jackson wants instilled in his
players.
They are going to need that swagger go-
ing into a hostile environment, especially on
the heels of FSU's win on Saturday one
that is sure to have an already amped-up
crowd raising the volume to 11.
"You go on the road in Florida-Florida
State, obviously you have a demon there,
so it gives them an edge but in the end,
it's going to be decided on the tennis courts,
and I think that we can compete with them,"
Jackson said.
The Seminoles (10-4) aren't just a long-


time rival, making a grudge match a possi-
bility every year. At No. 16, they're a threat
to any team they trade volleys with. Three of
FSU's four losses have come
against current top-10 teams
defending champion No. 2
Men's Georgia, No. 6 Texas and No.
9 Mississippi.
Ten In doubles, Jean-Yves Au-
bone and Clint Bowles are
ranked No. 34 for the Seminoles, and are
Nos. 19 and 55 in singles, respectively.
The duo will likely face UF's Antoine
Benneteau and Joey Burkhardt on Court 1.
The Gators' tandem is No. 23.


Benneteau said he is excited about play-
ing the role of villain. After beating South
Florida and Miami, the junior is up to the
challenge of helping his team be the elite
squad in The Sunshine State.
"Florida State is another rivalry in the
same state," he said. "We just want to beat
them, just go in as best we can. The best men
are going to win, but we're going to be ready
to go over there."
Beginning at 5 p.m. also favors the home
team since more spectators are likely to
show up to cheer on their players, Jackson
said. But he believes FSU's war cry won't be
the only one heard tonight.


Athletic forward tired of comparisons to Brewer


HOOPS, from page 16


ovan said.
"There is a change and a shift for a
guy who was a leading scorer to this
kind of role."
Shipman admits it can be frustrating
at times but said he understands he can
best help the team in other ways right
now.
"I'm real impatient," Shipman said.
"Going from 25 points (a game) in high
school to getting two shots a game,
there's been some sleepless nights."


Shipman has shown signs that he
can be a solid scoring option in recent
weeks.
His ability to at-
tack the rim is a di-
mension that has been
sorely missing from the
Gators' offense this sea-
son.
Shipman followed
Brewer up an athletic baseline
drive and reverse layup
late in the second half against Tennes-
see with a deep three in front of the UF
bench on the following possession.


"My shots before haven't been confi-
dent. That was confident," Shipman said.
"I felt like I was back in high school, like
I was playing ball again."
Coaches have pointed to former UF
swingman Corey Brewer as the blue-
print for Shipman's development.
Brewer, like Shipman, was used
primarily as a defensive specialist as a
freshman before going on to become a
starter and one of the nation's most dy-
namic players.
"They always use Corey as an exam-
ple," Shipman said.
"I'm tired of hearing Corey's name."


Barfield to start after Poovey pitched against Miami


BASE, from page 16

younger teammates to help
them get past their dismal
showing this weekend.
He expects his team to re-
alize that type of performance
is not accepted at UF and re-
spond because of it.
The team also won't have
to hear about its poor play
this past weekend from
O'Sullivan.
"There's not much to tell


them," O'Sullivan said. "If
they can't figure it out after
this weekend, I don't know
what will."
S While the
Gators expect
to mentally
Baseball recover from
Basebalthis weekend
quickly, some
of their arms will not be able
to get ready as fast.
The team will feel the im-
pact of using 10 different


pitchers in a weekend in-
cluding five on Sunday for
more than just two days.
One of the pitchers used
in relief Sunday was Jus-
tin Poovey, who started last
Tuesday against Eastern
Michigan.
His 1 1/3 innings of work
Sunday were enough to rule
him out as the starter for
tonight. Instead, Lake City
Community College transfer
Jeff Barfield is expected to


UF first baseman Brandon McArthur reaches out to make a catch during the Gators' 8-5 loss
to Miami at McKethan Stadium on Friday night.


open the game on the mound
for the Gators.
Barfield entered the sea-
son as one of the candidates
to be UF's closer. He threw
on Sunday, too, but he only
pitched one inning and faced
just four batters. He was the
only Gators pitcher on Sun-
day to not give up a run.
Although he didn't throw
many pitches, he will prob-
ably not be counted on to go
deep into the game, which
will require further use of a
bullpen that is being called
upon more and more.

"It's the first time on the
road, so we are going to
have to band together."
Kevin O'Sullivan
UF baseball coach


Not only will Barfield have
to deal with the pressure of
his first start, but this will be
the first time the Gators go on
the road for a game.
UF won't have to face the
same type of crowd in De-
Land tonight that it will face
when it travels to the fields
of Southeastern Conference
foes, but the team still isn't
going to be greeted with the
support it is accustomed to in
Gainesville.
"It's the first time on the
road, so we are going to have
to band together," O'Sullivan
said.


PHIL, from page 16


ference meet this weekend (no titles
since 2004). That's the standard here
in Gainesville.
7. YOU HOPEFULLY WON'T GO MISS-
ING Ahem, Alex Tyus. You've had
a heck of a breakout year, man, but
you have only scored 13 points com-
bined in two games against Tennes-
see. Length is Tennessee's forte, but
the Gators need Tyus.
6. YOU WON'T BE ON CRUTCHES -
You will be able to walk around nor-
mally, something softball senior Kim
Waleszonia sadly will be unable to do.
UF's center fielder sustained an un-
known injury to her left leg Saturday,
just one day after breaking the school
career hits record. It will be key to see
how much time she must miss.
5. YOU WON'T BURN OUT like the
UF women's basketball team seems
to be doing. The Gators are now 1-4
since topping Tennessee at home and
seem as if they certainly peaked early.
They will likely have a rematch with
the Volunteers in Friday's SEC Tour-
nament Quarterfinals. I predict a Ten-
nessee win, but more on this later.
4. YOU WON'T FEEL EXTREME PRES-
SURE Certainly nothing like the UF
men's basketball team will feel during
the next two weeks. This team doesn't
come across as one that plays well
when it absolutely must.
3. YOU WON'T BE EMBARRASSED -
The UF baseball team built up every-
one's hopes with a season-opening
sweep of Louisville and then got
swept at home by Miami. Yes, Friday
and Saturday's games were close. But
they were still losses, and home ones
at that. But 16-2? That's just ugly.
2. YOU WON'T SIT AROUND WAITING
FOR BAD NEWS If the UF women's
basketball team loses in the SEC Tour-
nament Quarterfinals as I predicted
earlier, it will have to wait 10 days for
Selection Monday on March 16. The
Gators are a lock to make the Field of
64, but ESPN.com's current bracket
projection has them going to Seattle
for a first-round game. I'm smelling a
one-and-done.
1. YOU WON'T MAKE HISTORY (IN A
BAD WAY) While you're stumbling
back to Gainesville on March 15, the
UF men's basketball team will be
gathering for Selection Sunday. After
10 straight years in the Big Dance, the
Gators will face a three-lettered fate
for the second straight year: NIT.












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TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009


ALLIGATOR
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Shipman slowly settles into role as defensive stopper


Harrison Diamona/ Alligator start
UF forward Ray Shipman runs down the court between Tennessee's Tyler Smith and Scotty Hopson dur-
ing the second half of the Gators' 79-75 loss to Tennessee in the O'Connell Center on Sunday.


By MIKE DiFERDINANDO
Alligator Staff Writer
mdiferdinando@alligator.org

The transition from high
school to college hasn't been an
easy one for Ray Shipman.
In just a few short months, the
state of Florida's reigning Mr.
Basketball has gone from offen-
sive superstar to defensive role
player.
Shipman is probably the
Gators' best athlete, and on a
team struggling to find a respect-
able vertical leap, UF coach Billy
Donovan has used the freshman
as the one player who can help
his team match up physically
with the bigger, quicker bodies of
the Southeastern Conference.
"For Ray, understanding the
impact he could make defensive-
ly and then understanding that
on the offensive end of the floor
he may not be a priority or an
option," Donovan said. "That's
been the big learning curve."
The adjustment to his new role
didn't come as fast as Shipman
thought or hoped it would.
"I knew coming in, but I didn't
know it would be like this," Ship-
man said. "I thought I would be


able to get a little more into the
offensive system."
The team has routinely relied
on Shipman to slow down oppo-
nents' best offensive players. It's
a role he has tried to use to his
advantage.
"Do whatever you can do to
get on the court," Shipman said.
"You can't score on the bench. If
you're out there, things are going
to happen."
Though he
has excelled as
the team's de-
Men's fensive stop-
Basketball per, the 6-foot-5
forward wants
people to know
there's more to his game than
steals and rebounds.
"I'm not just a defensive play-
er," Shipman said.
"It wasn't like that in high
school. My offense is just as
good."
Shipman is averaging 3.8
points per game this season and
is often all but overlooked on of-
fense.
"It's probably not totally fair
for Ray in a lot of respects," Don-

SEE HOOPS, PAGE 15


UF BASEBALL

Gators try to look past


sweep on way to Hatters


By BOBBY CALLOVI
Alligator Writer
bcallovi@alligator.org

Some lessons don't need to be
stressed over and over again by a
coach.
Getting over a weekend sweep -
including a 16-2 loss Sunday at the
hands of Miami is one of those les-
sons.
The Gators (5-3) will get their
chance to do so on the field at Stetson
(2-6) tonight at 6:30.
UF coach Kevin O'Sullivan is glad
his team does not have to wait long to
get an opportunity to put last week-
end behind it.
"(Playing again so soon) is prob-
ably the best remedy," O'Sullivan



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State vs. Oklahoma State
ESPN2, 7:30 p.m.
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vs. Alabama
ESPN, 9p.m.


said. "It doesn't give you a chance to
think about it."
Even though there is not much
time to think about the sweep, a 16-2
loss isn't something that is just for-
gotten.
Senior first baseman Brandon
McArthur expected Monday's prac-
tice to help the team deal with the
sweep.
"You've got to find a way (to get
over the losses)," he said Sunday.
"We'll wake up (Monday), and it's a
whole new day. We'll come out for
practice and get better."
As a leader of the team, McArthur
is looked to for advice, but he doesn't
feel the need to say anything to his
SEE BASE, PAGE 15


* UF left fielder Francesca Enea was
named the SEC Player of the Week
on Monday, and Stacey Nelson was
named Pitcher of the Week. The team
won all seven of its games last week.


For athletes, no break in spring


March is finally here, and that means
three wonderful things have ar-
rived: Spring Break, March Mad-
ness and spring training.
Here is where I rub it in that roughly 24
hours from when you read this, I'll be mak-
ing my way down to Port Charlotte to catch
the Tampa Bay Rays take on Puerto Rico.
You've gotta love professors who cancel
class the last two days before a week off.
But while you suffer through study-
ing for exams before break because you
weren't lucky enough to get professors as
cool as mine here's something to make
you feel better.
The Starting 9 Reasons Your Spring
Break Might Be Better Than That of a UF
Athlete:
9. WHO CARES ABOUT HEALTH? While
you're out getting plastered, spring athletes
will likely be stuck in Gainesville. No team


needs to stay healthy
more than the UF
women's tennis team,
which is currently
playing with only
five scholarship play-
Phil Kegler ers. It just lost to FSU
Phil on the Hill for the first time ever.
pkegler@alligator.org Ouch.
8. NO CHANCES FOR
DISAPPOINTMENT -
Well, you could get rejected by the cute girl
you hit on, or you might check e-Learning
and see your failing grades from this week.
For the former, at least you'll never see
her again, and the latter will be solved by
ditching the computer. At least you're not
the UF track and field teams, who contin-
ued to fall short at the Southeastern Con-
SEE PHIL, PAGE 15


I P* UST


Today's question: Should freshman forward Ray Shipman have a
larger role on offense?

Previous question: How many of UF's six oral commitments for
the 2010 class will come to Gainesville? (see right for results)


Percent (Votes)
46% (21)
28% (13)
22% (10)
4% (2)
46 TOTAL VOTES




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0the independent florida Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc of Gainesville, Florida VOLUME 102 ISSUE 114 We Inform. You Decide. 'Scrubs' star speaks at UF By CHELSEA KEENAN Alligator Writer Actor and film director Zach Braff ran onto the stage with a Red Bull clutched in his left hand Monday night, greeting the crowd and pointing to his butt before planting it in a cushy armchair. Braff, perhaps best known for his role on the long-running TV series "Scrubs," entertained a crowd of about 1,700 people in the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Brought by Jewish Awareness Month and Accent, Student Government's Speakers Bureau, Braff, was interviewed by journalism master lecturer Mike Foley about his career, childhood and recent adventure to Israel about six months ago. "I love Israel," he said. "I don't think it's just a Jew thing. The truth is it's an amazing place. All the major religions started there." Braff, 33, who is the youngest of four children, said he first discovered his love for acting from a constant childhood desire to show off "I wanted to make my family laugh," he said. "I was pretty much as gay as you can be without being attracted to men. I love the theater, and I love music." In his first TV spot he starred in a CBS special called "My Summer as a Girl," where he dressed in drag. "I was a horrible looking woman," he said. It was still some time before he was able to land the role of Dr. John "J.D." Dorian on what-was-then NBC's "Scrubs." SEE BRAFF, PAGE 5 RESEARCH Zach Braff, actor, writer and director, thanks the audience after being interviewed by UF Master Lecturer Mike Foley at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Monday night. -0 TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009 Jacksonville couple donates $21 million to UF medicine By TATIANA GONZALEZ Alligator Contributing Writer Despite possible future dips in state funding, UF has received a $21 million donation from a Jacksonville couple for medical education purposes and facilities. Jerry and Judy Davis, both cancer survivors, have given a record $20 million to UF's College of Medicine to create the Jerry W. and Judith S. Davis Cancer Endowment. "We have excellent physicians at UF," said Jerry Davis, who was a patient at the UF Shands Cancer Center. "We want to do all we can to support them." According to Dr. Joseph Simone, director of UF's Shands Cancer Center, the endowment will be used to recruit top doctors and researchers to the university. It will also help in developing programs to learn more about specific cancers, such as lymphoma and breast cancer. "They're extremely generous people," Simone said of the Davises. "They have strong feelings about cancer and want to help eliminate or control the disease." The Davises gave an additional $1 million to the construction of the $388-million Shands at UF Cancer Hospital, according to Kim Rose, Shands spokeswoman. Rose said the project is on budget, and the hospital is still scheduled to open in November 2009. According to the hospital's Web site, the building will be 500,000 square feet with 192 private inpatient beds and a critical-care center for emergency and trauma services. According to Paul Robell, vice president for development and alumni affairs, UF ofSEE DONATION, PAGE 5 Coast Guard got no SOS from 2 missing NFL players TAMPA (AP) -The Coast Guard says it has narrowed the search area for two NFL players and another man whose overturned boat was found off the Florida Gulf Coast. Coast Guard Capt. Timothy Close says the search area is "substantially smaller," based on where they found the boat and a survivor. Searchers previously covered 16,000 square miles. Nick Schuyler was clinging to the boat about 35 miles off Clearwater. The former USF player told rescuers that the boat was anchored when it flipped Saturday evening in rough seas. He says the others aboard got separated from the boat. The boat belongs to Oakland Raiders linebacker Marquis Cooper. He, defensive lineman Corey Smith and former South Florida player William Bleakley remained missing. A panel discussed the genocide in Darfur and showed a documentary at Pugh Hall. See Story online at alligator.org. TOday FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 >r CROSSWORD 13 Sunny SPORTS 16 60/3i visit www.alligator.org Legislators to itemize cuts By THOMAS STEWART Alligator Staff Writer tstewart@alligator org The fat will hit the fire today in Tallahassee as state lawmakers convene in the capitol for the start of the spring legislative session. The impending budget cuts that have probably plagued the dreams of lawmakers and administrators alike will finally begin to take shape, but UF still won't know the size of its cut until the end of the session. The state is facing a budget deficit that could be as high as $5 billion, according to projecState tions. News HOn top of that, with cash so tight this year, UF was asked by the state and the Board of Governors, which oversees Florida's 11 public universities, not to submit a state budget request seeking funding for specific projects and programs like it typically does, said UF spokeswoman Janine Sikes. Instead, UF has issued a list of six broad budget priorities. The priorities include passing the tuition bill that would allow universities to raise tuition by up to 15 percent a year until they reach the national average, minimizing budget cuts, and securing more funding for the College of Medicine and for construction projects around campus. UF also launched its Gators for Higher Education Web site, gatorsforhighered.ufl.edu, on Wednesday that explains the legislative priorities and asks UF's faculty, staff, students, alumni and supporters to lobby their legislators. SEE LEGISLATIVE, PAGE 5 UF freshman forward Ray Shipman (left) is getting used to his defensive role on the men's basketball team, but he is learning to adjust to his lessened offensive duties. See Story, Page 16. 7 eyl'

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2, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 3,2009 News Today AT'S HAPPENING UF's Psychology Club/Psi Chi Honor Society Meeting Wednesday, 7:20 p.m. New Physics Building Room 1001 Featuring guest speaker Dr. Rowland S. Miller, Professor of Neurobehavioral Psychology and Department Chair. Krispy Kreme donuts will be served at the beginning of the meeting. Peace Corps in Africa and North Africa/Middle East Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. Returned volunteers will discuss their experiences living and working in Africa and North Africa/Middle East as Peace Corps Volunteers. A recruiter will be available to talk about the application process. All majors and community members welcome. E-mail peacecorps@ufic.ufl.edu for questions. "The Founding of Colonial Georgia: For the Glory of God and the Wealth and Trade of Great Britain" Wednesday, 11:45 a.m. Turlington 3312 A talk by Nate Herrod in the brown bag series of the Center for European Studies. Snacks and sodas provided. RUB Entertainment Free Movie: "Man on Wire" Wednesday and Thursday 8 and 10:30 p.m. Reitz Union Auditorium "Man on Wire" is a documentary film on Philippe Petit's 1974 high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of New York's World Trade Center. RUB Entertainment Presents: Karaoke Night Thursday, 8 p.m. Orange & Brew Islam in Europe Workshop Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dauer 215 Six internationally-known scholars from California, the United Kingdom and Sweden will present their work on aspects of Islam in Europe. Sponsored by the Center for European Studies. Got something going on? And want to post it in this space? Send an e-mail to kbjornsen@alligator.org with "What's Happening" in the subject line. Please include the date, time and a oneto two-sentence synopsis of the event. LOCAL McDonald's offers free java Free samples of McCafe coffee drinks will be offered at local McDonald's fast-food restaurants for the month of March. The 8-ounce samples will advertise the new line of McCafe coffees, according to Carl E., asFORECAST TODAY SUNNY 60/31 WEDNESDAY SUNNY 66/39 sistant store manager of the McDonald's at 3826 S.W. Archer Road. He said before the free-sample promotion, the Archer Road restaurant sold at least 100 coffees a day. Flavors of the free coffees vary depending on the day and are displayed at the front of the restaurant. Mochas are offered on Mondays, vanilla lattes on Wednesdays and caramel lattes on Fridays. -AMANDA HINES THURSDAY I! SUNNY 73/45 FRIDAY SUNNY 78/50 SATURDAY SUNNY 78/50 Two UF students robbed In separate crimes, two UF students were pushed down and robbed late Friday night and early Saturday morning. At 11 p.m., a female student was walking in the parking lot of Royal Village Apartments, 710 S.W. Depot Ave., when a black man pushed her to the ground and stole her purse, said Gainesville Police Department spokesman Mike Schibuola. He said although the K-9 unit was not able to track the man down, they found the woman's purse a few blocks away with all of its items missing. There was a second mugging at about 2 a.m. Sunday. In the University Park Studios apartment complex, 1222 N.W. Eighth Ave., a white man pushed a female UF student onto the ground and stole her purse, Schibuola said. The man then got into the passenger side of a light blue or teal vehicle that police think may be a Ford Ranger, he said. "Right now, we don't know if these crimes are related." Schibuola said. "Although the suspect descriptions don't match up, the patterns of the crimes are very similar." -KATIE EMMETS "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" The Alligator strives to be accurate and clear in its news reports and editorials. 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TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009 U ALLIGATOR, 3 'Forward-thinking' festival to benefit migrant workers 0 FESTIVAL INCLUDES MORE THAN 140 BANDS. By DAVID CUMMING Alligator Contributing Writer The Harsh Reality Take a drive in any direction of Alachua County, and it may be a shock. Out in Alachua's blueberry fields, Plant City's strawberry patches or the Immokalee tomato fields, hundreds of migrant workers, men and women, struggle each day to provide food and a future for themselves and their children. "It's always a good time to see what's behind the curtain on how food gets to our tables," said Ryan Murphy, director of the Harvest of Hope Fest. The three-day festival is a fundraiser for the Harvest of Hope Foundation, a nonprofit organization in Gainesville that provides financial aid to migrant workers and their families throughout the country. During his UF graduate program, Murphy spent two years with the foundation. Through a program called Libros de Familia, Murphy met with migrant workers and helped them with their English-speaking skills. The grassroots music festival will feature four stages, turning out local and national rock bands such as Against Me!, The National, Bad Brains and Girl Talk. The St. Johns County Fairgrounds' 38-acre grassy pasture will be flooded with local vendors, artisans and people who just want to contribute. "People just started donating what they can to cut our costs," Murphy said. "Local growers are providing catering, some are donating amps for the stages and others are screening T-shirts for festival volunteers." And with a carbon-neutral program, solar generators and reasonably priced tickets, Murphy said, the festival is as forward thinking as they come. Gouge-Free Zone On one Saturday afternoon, Ed Kellerman, a UF lecturer and communications director of the foundation, strapped a candy-apple red motorcycle helmet to his head and sped over to United Church of Gainesville to meet his brother, Phil, at the Holistic Health Fair. Under the front overhang, Phil sat by a pullout table stacked with shiny metallic onepound Sweetwater Coffee bags -a weekly sales endeavor to make a few extra dollars for the foundation with the help of the local Gainesville growers. The Kellermans emphasized the importance of buying local products for the festival and especially at home. "My wife goes to the farmers market each week," said Phil, president of the foundation. "If you don't care for your community, don't blame me when it all dries up." "Migrant farmers work extremely hard for our well-being. It's the least we can do." Ryan Murphy Harvest of Hope Fest director Ed said the festival, which boasts more than 140 bands, will allow musicians to get more exposure, publicity to get more business and prices to be reasonable for concert-goers. At $19.50 for a single-day pass and $39.50 for the three-day weekend, he said they're not duping anyone. They call it the "gouge-free zone." Primitive camping passes for three-day patrons are only an extra $29.50 for four people. Ticket sales increase $10 on the weekend of the event. Prices are low because hundreds volunteered to work at the festival, and dozens of local organic vendors will donate food for the bands. Many vendors don't have big budgets for advertising or the ability to reach out beyond their stores. "Since we're a grassroots organization, we can use help wherever we find it," Ed said. "It's a win-win for all of us." And through a UF course in nonprofit leadership and management, about 10 students will assist Ed at the festival to fulfill their public service requirements. Gainesville's No Idea Records, the same people behind The Fest last fall, began gathering bands in November and headed a massive promotional campaign for the benefit with Southern Lovin' PR and Mutiny PR. After the foundation received a $50,000 grant from the St. Johns Tourist Development Council to promote and market the festival, Murphy signed a three-year contract with the fairgrounds. If all goes well, the organization may see a few years of stable funds for migrant families. "Migrant farmers work extremely hard for our well-being," Murphy said. "It's the least we can do." For more details about tickets, bands and camping for the Harvest of Hope Fest, please visit: http://www.harvestofhopefest.com. UNIVERSITY OF ST. -F 0 R H E A L T H S Poi4l Yov Wa I11 ow &Y-ecf~op. 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4, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 3,2009 SPECIAL REPORT New House bill expands guidelines for visiting Cuba Cuban-Americans could visit more family, spend more money per day By KATHRYN STOLARZ Alligator Contributing Writer Ofelia Schutte's uncle was on his deathbed in Cuba in 2006, but a U.S. law prohibited her from being there for him. Cuban-Americans like Schutte may have more opportunities to visit family under a new U.S. House of Representatives bill that passed Wednesday. If the wide-range spending bill becomes a law, it will extend the list of family members who Cuban-Americans are allowed to visit in Cuba, and it will allow them to visit once a year for an unlimited period. It will also permit them to spend up to $170 per day on travel expenses. Under the current policy put in place by former President George W. Bush in 2004, Cuban-Americans can visit family every three years for up to 14 days per visit. They can spend up to $50 per day on travel expenses. If the propopsed bill becomes makes it past the Senate, Cuban-Americans could visit aunts, uncles and first cousins in addition to those they are currently allowed to visit -parents, grandparents, grandchildren, siblings, spouses and children. The House bill, H.R. 1105, passed with a vote of 245-178. The U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote on the bill today, and President Barack Obama, who has been a proponent of easing restrictions with Cuba, will make the final decision. Carlos Frias, UF alumnus and author of the memoir about his visit to Cuba entitled "Take Me with You," said the proposed bill would allow the Cuban-Americans of this generation to know their roots. "For the people who want and need to see their close family, it really is a humanitarian measure," he said. However, for Frias, visiting Cuba came with mixed emotions. Frias was nervous to approach his father about a work assignment he had just received in Cuba. This was because his father, who had been jailed by Fidel Castro's government for political activism, strongly opposed the idea of returning to the country. "For me and I think for many CubanAmericans of my generation, there's still an ideological barrier," Frias said. "I carry the history of my parents who saw and endured terrible things. That may not be how Cuba treated me, but it's how Cuba treated them," he said. Andrew Ruiz, president of the CubanAmerican Student Association at UF, said a lot of members have visited their families in Cuba. He has never been to the country, but he would like to see where his parents and grandparents grew up. However, his family doesn't want him to visit, he said. His grandfather told him it would be "a slap in the face to them" to return while the Castros are in power. Carmen Diana Deere, director of the Center for Latin American Studies at UF and an expert on Cuba, said travel restrictions were imposed when the trade embargo was placed on Cuba's government under Fidel Castro in the 1960s. The American government didn't want visitors from the U.S. helping the Cuban economy. "It is often underrated how important it is to be able to hug a person or touch a person or be physically present with them when you care about them." Ofelia Schutte Cuban-American "That's the rationale, but it hasn't worked," she said. Instead, it slowed down the rate of economic growth in the U.S. and made trade more difficult. "(The bill) is certainly positive because the previous regulations were so restrictive that, in my opinion, it was ridiculous," she said. Ofelia Schutte, who was born in Cuba and has lived in the U.S. for almost 50 years, said that when Bush passed restrictions, "(it) was a huge violation of human rights." Schutte has second cousins in Cuba. Her immediate family died or left the country over the years, she said. It's important to her to see her family, not just communicate with them through e-mail, she said. "It is often underrated how important it is to be able to hug a person or touch a person or be physically present with them when you care about them," she said. UF freshman Shirley Rodriguez and her mom, Maria Elena Crespo, agreed that there is a need to spend time with the about 120 family members they have in Cuba. Rodriguez and Crespo were born in Cuba and have lived in the U.S. for about 13 years. Crespo and Rodriguez have visited Cuba together three times since they left. Rodriguez said they wanted to go more often, but they couldn't under law. They visited in 2006, so they couldn't return for the next two years to visit Crespo's mother, who has thyroid cancer. "Those three years felt like we were being punished for something that wasn't even our fault, so it's a relief to know that we are being released of a burden," Rodriguez said. Rodriguez would also make use of the unlimited trip time that is being proposed, she said. If the legislation passes, she hopes to soon visit Cuba for about a month and spend time with her newborn cousin. "Honestly, there's no point going for 14 days because you're spending $2,000 (on travel costs)," she said. Crespo said she plans to go twice a year if the proposed law passes. "We cannot change anything political, but we have our family," Crespo said. Blood Plasma Donors Needed. Your plasma can be used to manufacture ife-saving therapies for the treatment of hemophilia, cancer, burn and trauma patients. Pease help us help those coping with rare, chronic, genetic diseases. New donors can receive $20 today & $60 this week! Ask about our Specialty Programs! 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TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009 U ALLIGATOR, 5 Braff was paid $60K for appearance BRAFF, from page 1 At age 26, he auditioned for the show twice before receiving a call back, which brought on six more auditions in front of various NBC executives, a process which he compared to competing in an Olympic event. "It doesn't matter if you nail the part the third time, because if you bomb it the fourth time there is nothing you can do," he said. Braff admitted the long, stressful process eventually paid off. In becoming the star in a hit TV show, he also had "ultimate freedom," a term he referred to when describing the cast's input in the show. "There are so many jobs where you're not free to be creative," he said, adding he was also blessed to be cast in a compatible group of a sane people. Braff credited the show's hilarity to creator Bill Lawrence's love of improvisation. "We'd do a scene as written and then just mess around," he said. During his interview, Braff took a special likOn ing to the man Campus who was signing for the hearing impaired on stage. He would periodically ask him to sign inappropriate words like "shit," "foreskin" and "titties." "It would be so much fun to hang out and in your daily life have someone sign everything you say," he said. Braff spoke on other interests he's pursued, outside of acting, such as obtaining his pilot's license and directing. He won a Grammy for his compilation soundtrack in the film "Garden State." "That poor Grammy has gotten more evil eyes from musicians," he said, and said he knows little about music besides what he likes and doesn't like. During the audience question-and-answer portion, the majority of women confessed their love for Braff, one even asked for a hug -in response, Braff left the stage to meet her in the aisle. Most male audience members requested him to recite their favorite "Scrubs" quotes and asked what will come of the show's taxidermied pet, Rowdy, once the show ends in May. "I'm allowed to have a dead stuffed dog in my house, and I will," he said. According to the SG Finance department Braff was paid $60,000 to come and speak. Board of Gov. seeks $3.2B from state LEGISLATIVE, from page 1 Bill Edmonds, spokesman for the Board of Governors, said all 11 state universities were asked this year not to submit budget requests that included proposals for university-specific issues. This year is the first time since 2004, when the board was created and first implemented the current budget request policy, that they were asked not to do so, Edmonds said. That doesn't mean the board, which usually bundles the requests into one large request for the entire State University System, isn't asking the state for money this year. The board is seeking an operating budget for 2009-2010 of almost $3.2 billion, according to the board's request. Last year's operating budget was just over $3 billion. Sikes said UF understands that lawmakers have a tough Sikes task before them. "We're hoping for the best," she said. "We are trying to mitigate budget cuts. That's our number one priority." The donation will help fund the new 500,000-square-foot Shands DONATION, from page 1 ficials see the donation as a "transformational" gift that will help the university affirm its role in the world as a top clinical and research center for cancer. "Support from alumni and friends of UF is always important in terms of UF's reputation, research abilities and ability to help society, but it is even more important in these tough economic times of declining state support," Robell wrote in an e-mail. &EEI BLOOD DRIVE UF CAMPUS MONDAY 2/23 -THURSDAY 3/5 50RORITIES & FRATERNITIES FACE OFF AT SPRING GREEK DRIVE J Jerry Davis, a UF alumnus, and his wife, Judy, are recurring donors. They have given $3 million to the College of Journalism and Communications in the past, as well as $5 million toward UF's Shands Cancer Center in 1998. Elect Richard Selwach for City Commission At-Large Seat 1 March 24th. Vote ZlYes on Charter Amendment 1 Public safety for women and children in bathrooms before a pervert's freedom of sexual expression. Political Adv. paid for and approved by Richard Selwach. No party affiliation for Gville City Commission As survivors, Jerry said cancer research is very important to him and his wife and that giving to the Shands at UF Cancer Hospital is "a good investment for all cancer patients." UF Foundation spokesman Chris Brazda said UF is doing well The Buchholz High School Band Presents: The Dallas Brass Performing "American Musical Journey" March 12, 7:00 pm Buchholz Auditorium Tickets $15 Available @ Great Southern Music, Hoggtowne Music, Lipham Music or at the door the evening of the concert For more info go to WWW.buchholzband.com Cancer Hospital for the times in terms of donations. Brazda said UF has met 57 percent of its goal for the university's fundraising effort, the Florida Tomorrow capital campaign. UF hopes to collect $1.5 billion by the year 2012. Butler Plaza Newberry Square 335-1232 332-3937 Friends for Ve of Arneri-a Presents THE CHOMP CANCER SPRING CARNIVAL Comejoinus on March 5th from 10am-2pm at the Reitz Union Lawn Enjoy games and food as we aim to raise cancer awareness Lor-k5 of I-ove will ab~o be preset! Matt Tripp/ Alligator Bring It On Members of the Kappa Delta Sorority cheerleading team practice their routine Monday afternoon for the Bring It On cheerleading competition. CALL (352) 334-1000 FOR MORE SPECIFIC TIMES AND LOCATIONS LIFESOUTH'S CIVITAN DONOR CENTER, 1221 NORTHWEST 13TH STREET AND LIFESOUTH'S NEWBERRY DONOR CENTER, 4039 NEWBERRY ROAD MEME00-

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6, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 3,2009 Hidden Scenes CIA should be held accountable for cover-up he word out of Washington reveals new information surrounding the destruction of CIA interrogation tapes that feature two al-Qaida suspects. While the length of the tapes had already been made known, federal prosecutors announced Monday that a total of 92 video tapes were destroyed in November 2005. What makes the situation raise eyebrows is the fact that the interrogations of Abu Zubaydah and Abd al-Rahim al-Nashir, which were recorded on the destroyed tapes, were deemed harsh at a time when Congress questioned tactics used in the CIA's interrogation and detention program. Hmm, smells like a cover-up. According to an article in The New York Times, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against the agency for violation of the Freedom of Information Act. In submitting documents at a New York City court, the ACLU wants the judge in the case to hold the CIA in contempt for destroying the tapes. Finally, the chance for a major federal agency to be held accountable for its questionable actions. The Editorial Board can't help but wonder why Jose A. Rodriguez Jr., head of the agency's clandestine service, authorized the destruction of the tapes in question. What was wrong with keeping the footage secure in a safe in Thailand until the U.S. government could properly declare that the CIA was not guilty of employing suspicious interrogation tactics? By destroying the tapes at such a seemingly opportune time to avoid potential backlash, the CIA has cast a cloud of suspicion over itself that cannot go away without further investigation. Sure, the CIA is granted a bit of leeway when it comes to secrecy, but not at the expense of America conveying to the world an abiding acceptance of torture. Street Smarts n Philadelphia's prominent South Street corridor, the economic downturn has brought resurgence of one word rarely spoken these days -opportunity. With countless empty storefronts lining one of the city's major tourist destinations, a group of business owners have come together to offer heavily discounted work space to artists. Called "Arts on South," the initiative provides musicians, painters and others the chance to feature their work in a location they normally could not afford. Combining exposure for the artists with making the neighborhood more visually appealing, the project only requires that the new tenants cover the cost of utilities. Nothing like Philly channeling its inner Wal-Mart by rolling back rent prices to the days of yesteryear. According to the Associated Press, leases will be signed for two months of free rent and can be renewed monthto-month until a paying renter can be found. If artists are forced to give up their space, they will be provided with a new one. Facing both the economic crunch and a construction project that drove down pedestrian traffic, the city has demonstrated a willingness to do whatever it takes to inspire a renaissance on South Street. The Editorial Board is quite impressed withPhiladelphia's efforts to improve its city while also providing a huge break for budding artists. As abandoned buildings and storefronts currently create an eyesore around our town, we implore the city of Gainesville to take note of the progress being made up north. With all of the talented musicians and painters that call Gainesville home, a chance for a resurgence in North Central Florida may be but a rent-free initiative away. all e independent ftorida aliigat Nicole Safker EDITOR Kristin Bjornsen Rachel Roy MANAGING EDITORS Dan Seco OPINIONS EDITOR The Alligator encourages comments from readers Letters to the editor should not exceed 150 words (about one etter-sized page) They mustbe typed, double-spaced and must include the author's name, classification and phone number Names will be withheld if the writer shows just cause We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, styie and iibei Send letters to ietters@aiiigatororg, bring them to 1105 W University Aye or send them to P0 Box 14257, GainesviIle, FL 32604-2257Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome Questions? Call 376-4458 Opinions ALLIGATOR www.aIIigato r.org/opinions I don't care how much fancy coffee you give away. Shut up and fini sh McDonald's is never going putting on that to be like Starbucks! mermaid costume. 00 .And then in the log Gangs shouldn't stop trips to Cancun he sap is rising on campuses nationwide, as evidenced by "brahsome" plans of impending debauchery and the giggly expectation of blackouts yet to be wistfully forgotten. The month of March is upon us. As spring peeks out from the freezing blasts of an unusually cold winter, few signs point as clearly to the shifting seasons as the hallowed traditions of college spring break. The State Department, though, wants you to keep your sloppy seconds and unfair fights out of the Mexican resort towns that have perfected the art of shamelessly catering to college spring breakers. An alert sent out Feb. 20 by the U.S. government warns of a heightened danger for revelers making the boozy trek to Mexico this year. Our neighbors to the south have been experiencing a bit of an issue controlling violence among drug gangs recently, with over a thousand killings reported so far this year. The gangs are by far the most powerful entity in Mexican society now, especially along border towns vital to the smuggling trade. However, no college kids really party in Ciudad Juarez -if Sehor Frog somehow wound up there, he wouldn't last fifteen minutes before catching a bullet to the back of his amphibious head. The travel warning makes clear that the greatest danger is concentrated in these northern regions, but the timing of the government-issued notice speaks directly to college kids making final travel plans for coastal areas still considered much safer destinations. College presidents are chiming in too, with the University of Arizona directly "urging" students to stay away from Mexico alongside less dire warnings from universities scattered from Colorado to Pennsylvania. U The compound effect is a broad coalition of authority figures wagging a massive finger in the faces of scores of affluent would-be tourists. Keeping spring breakers inside American borders keeps their Tummy MIIY aple money in our economy and out letters@ali gator org of the Mexican economy, a double blow to our neighbor nation struggling mightily with funding the front lines of our drug wars. The American government has not been on the best of terms with the Mexican political structure for quite a while now; this unease culminated in the murky saga of the two border patrol agents paroled by former President George W. Bush in the waning moments of his power. A travel alert may be simply about the safety of American citizens, but it could also be a pointed attack on the one aspect of the Mexican economy that provided vital dollars to a nation on the verge of a massive civil war. Equating the relative safety of resort areas protected by Mexican authorities directly to the urban epicenters of gang warfare is akin to comparing a trip to South Beach with an afternoon in Liberty City. Spring breakers are not going to "exercise caution in unfamiliar areas and be aware of their surroundings at all times," whether in Cancun or Clearwater. So keep those plans to go to Cozumel -just pack a .44-caliber Magnum alongside that box of Magnums. Tommy Maple is an international communications graduate student. His column appears on Tuesdays. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator. 59% YES 41% NO 104 TOTAL VOTES Today's question: Are you going Monday's question: Could you to Mexico for Spring Break? keep it real with Obama? Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org get 0.

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TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009 U ALLIGATOR, 7 Letters to the Editor Public education should be a priority This weekend I went to a rally organized by the Florida Education Association, Florida's largest educators' union, in support of full and sustainable funded public education in our state. The thousands of teachers, parents, PTA members, education support personnel and students in attendance were united in their message: Together, we can stop education budget cuts. Yes, these are lean times we're experiencing, a fact Florida educators know better than most. That's because Florida, already nearly last among the states in per-capita education spending, stands as one of only three states that have actually decreased education fundCollege should be an option for all ing the in last several years. Here at UF, we've I want to commend the work the United felt the effects through across-the-board cuts, We Dream at UF Campaign has done in the lost faculty, and now, targeted cuts directed at past week. I believe the Development, Rethe Colleges of Education and Nursing. lief and Education for Alien Minors Act (the It's time for us to stand up and tell our legDREAM Act) is of great importance because islators to make public education a priority. it will resolve the tragic irony that occurs in We're kicking off our campaign on campus America. with a candlelight vigil mourning the loss of Many people are unaware that every year, funding for public education this Wednesday at least 65,000 undocumented students are deat 7:30 p.m., outside of Norman Hall. nied acceptance into colleges they would have From there, interested advocates and activotherwise been accepted into because of their ists can tap into a campaign that will finally immigration status. secure adequate funding for public education It does not matter that they were taught into the indefinite future. the same American values and all about the SkeetSurrency American dream just like the rest of us. It 4LS doesn't even matter that they call America home and have learned to speak English and excel in school. It only matters that they were brought to America by their parents when they were minors and therefore lack the neccesary legal documents. The irony is that these kids are taught to pursue their dreams, wishing to attain a prosperous future. Then they get slapped in the face and are told that their years of hard work are not enough to get them into college, not even in America. So let us all support the United We Dream at UF Campaign and help make the dreams of thousands come true. Raul A. Baca 3BA Guest column Men cursed by timing y father once explained to me the importance of good timing in relationships. "Never talk to women when they're angry," he told me one night as he plopped on the couch with a blanket and pillow. Women have the luxury (or curse) of timing programmed into them. They're on a monthly clock. That's probably how they know when we're off. Men fall anywhere between Big Ben and the blinking "12:00" on a VCR. For me, timing a move on a girl is like trying to merge onto the highway during rush hour. In the beginning, I keep inching forward as if I'm going to do something. I don't, of course. Suddenly, an opening! My heart pounds and I grin stupidly. Here it comes .and there it goes. I'm a vegetable. After the eighth window closes, the panic starts to set in. A guy behind me shouts, "Get a move on, you pussy!" I say a prayer, hold my breath and gun it. If I don't crash completely, I still make an ass of myself. And it's not only "when" but "how long." They say you have three seconds after making eye contact with a girl to make a Erik Voss move. That's Speaking Out not enough time for me to approach her, freak out half way and run to the bathroom, repeat "You're so ugly!" into the mirror, dry the tears, sing "Seasons of Love," apologize to the perplexed line on my way out, and find her again, just to go blank and blurt out, "You're so ugly!" Now, if I can only get all that down to three seconds. Time of year is also important. I've found the best time to start dating is post-Valentine's Day. The only problem is that it's right before spring break. A guy is forced to spoon so much that a week later when she's dancing on a beach in Cancun with some shirtless local named Raul, the guilt will keep her faithful. After all, spring fever leaves most college students "bedridden." Ultimately, there is no right moment. Things usually happen at the worst possible timing (just ask your parents). Aim for perfect timing and you'll probably miss the mark completely. And then you'll end up sleeping on the couch like my dad. Erik Voss is a journalism and theater junior. r"Copyrighted Material f Syndicated Content. Available from Commercial New; Providers" Lh I S A' 4 4 t& it Guest column On-campus gym fails to consider the basic needs of males My gym partner and I have been pretty consistent this semester, and as lifting heavy weights is only a passing distraction for me, I take almost every opportunity I can get to people watch. I've noticed a disturbing trend: A divide exists between male and female gym-goers. It's an interesting little experiment in social interaction -Jane Goodall can have her gorillas. On the male side of the room, sometimes there's not much difference anyway. There are two halves to the room: one female, and one good. There are few crossings between the two sides, except on limited occasions. Girls usually intermingle to work on their legs, which doesn't usually anger the men, who are mostly working on upper body. A few daring spirits try dumbbells, usually ranging from 2.5 pounds to 12, maybe. Under no circumstances is a woman to use the bench. This is unwritten law; it just looks silly. I once saw three girls pumping iron on one bench. Not only did the tomboy in question need two spotters, there couldn't be more than 60 there to begin with and there was much simpering over breaking a nail. Likewise, few men venture into the forest of treadmills, oscillation devices and Stairmasters that populate the female half of the room. The medicine balls are stacked near the yoga mats and exercise balls, where any female is free to demonstrate her flexibility. They even have banks of televisions provided for them, giving them something to watch and listen to, in order to drown out the drone of the machines. Any man caught on the oscillators is branded as effeminate for the rest of his days. In the middle of the opposing sides is the Rec Sports staff kiosk, just like in a Clint Eastwood western. Sans tumbleweeds, but still just as dangerous as it's the staff memJoshua berswhohave inches away from death by bench control over press, and "Bye Bye Bye" blares out Neder veld the music, the through the speakers. Way to throw Speaking Out most precious and valuable commodity to be had in the gym. Many of the students that are cast into this teeming whirlpool choose to tune out the sounds and emotions around them, focusing only on the mundane music they fill their cavernous craniums with via headphones. For the few who enjoy conversation, we risk the whims of XM radio. At the beginning of every semester, the staff sets up a poll, which, out of the hundreds of XM stations, lists five options, three of them for recent music, one for the '90s and one classic rock station. Despite my best attempts to stuff the ballot boxes this year, I note that whenever a certain, dollish Rec Sports girl with platinum blonde highlights saunters in, the station gets flipped to the '90s. Next thing I know, I'm two off my groove. Now, let it be said that I believe music has different moods, and for different moods there are different activities. I should not have to listen to Kelly Clarkson swear out violent revenge on the male race while gasping through the military press. Workout music should set the blood afire, put the adrenaline to flow, and angry girl music does not, and will not, accomplish this. Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased by the chains of slavery? I know not what course others may take; but as for me, Give me AC/DC or give me death! In order to speak out for the masses, I've begun an underground revolution, using the weapons of the system against them: the comment box. Styling myself as "The Official Chapter of the He-Man Woman Hater's Club" or the "Anti-Hip/ Hop Initiative," I've been leaving messages like "The song 'Disturbia' not only disturbs me, it reminds me of what a terrible actor Shia LaBeouf is," or "Hearing 'I Wanna Make Love Right Na Na Na' is not a sentiment I feel while working out, and I hope that you will be responsible and cease in your attempts to encourage others to do so." This is the right and privilege of every man that has had to suffer through this sickening abomination. Surely we find ourselves in the middle of a great and terrible crisis, and as Thomas Paine wrote, "These are the times that try men's souls." I find we are called to and must follow the example of our forefathers and abolish this tyranny. Tomorrow night, I'm going to grab my tomahawk, put on the war paint, and dump the XM radio in the Rec Center swimming pool. Just like Paul Revere woulda done. Joshua Nederveld is a journalism and German junior. oil I t

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8, ALLIGATOR 0 TUESDAY, MARCH 3,22009T Produced by the University Relations Office for faculty, staff and students of the University of Florida Editor -Susan Stewart March 3, 2009 ELI achieves highest enrollment in history During fall 2008, the English Language Institute (ELI), a University of Florida Division of Continuing Education department, achieved its highest enrollment of 214 M students, since Megan Forbes opening in 1955. The institute offers extensive English-language programs, taught by UF faculty, which prepare students to speak English in academic and real-life settings. Students come from approximately 30 countries. The institute's extensive Cultural Immersion Program enriches students' English-learning process by hosting ELI social activities throughout the Gainesville area. Students may participate in weekend trips, weekday activities and volunteer activities. Upcoming weekend activities include an annual trip to the Gainesville Spring Arts Festival on Saturday, March 28. Weekday activities include soccer, basketball and game nights. On Saturday, April 4, ELI will partner with the Girl Scout Council of North Florida to host "Around the World in 240 Minutes," an event held to teach girls in grades 6 through 8 about ELI female students' home countries. The public is welcome to attend ELI events. All attendees must sign-up for trips on the activities board outside ELI's main office, 315 Norman Hall, by 4 p.m. on the Thursday before the scheduled trip. Attendees also may sign-up on the ELI Web sire, http:lI www.eli.ufl.edu. The student section of ELI's Web site offers opportunities for students to network with their peers, professors, language assistants and the institute's alumni. ELI is the only English-language program that hires two language assistants to aid listening/speaking course teachers. Assistants are undergraduate English-speakers who help students practice informal, conversational English and teach about American culture for four hours per week. UF undergraduates interested in working as language assistants may contact Noreen Baker, ELI's listening/speaking coordinator, at noreenb@ufl.edu. Megan Forbes Director, English Language Institute Dance for Life, a free, therapeutic dance program for people with Parkinson's disease, offers University of Florida students, faculty, staff and UF Movement Disorders Center (MDC) patients an opportunity to come together and dance. Dance for Life is designed to reduce motor and non-motor symptoms and enhance the well-being of Parkinson's disease patients. Program partners for Dance for Life include MDC and the UF College of Fine Arts' Center for the Arts in Healthcare (CAHRE). "Dance for Life not only fits within the mission and goals of the program's partners, but also highlights the benefits of dance for Parkinson's patients," said Jill Sonke-Henderson, who serves as director of CAHRE, assistant director of Shands Arts in Medicine and co-director of Dance for Life. Dr. Hubert Fernandez, associate professor of UF's department of neurology and co-director of both MDC and Dance for Life, said the program assists Parkinson's disease patients with non-motor (mental) symptoms, including depression and anxiety, as well as motor symptoms such as coordination difficulties and gait freezing. Gait freezing occurs when lack of coordination inhibits the movement of a certain Listings in this section are a sampling of events at the University ofFlorida, compiledfrom entries listed in thefuitll calendar that appears on the Web at calendar. ufl. edu. To submit an event online, visit http://calendar.uf. edu/submit/. School of Theatre and Dance professor, and Lauren Arce, Artist in Residence for Shands Arts in Medicine. Student-leaders assist as part of the School of Theatre and Dance teaching-methods course. "The collaboration between the students and the older participants is just rich and wonderful," Sonke-Henderson said. "Dance for Life gives students a sense of bringing their art out of the studio and into the world," she said. Any UF student may volunteer for the program by calling Shands Arts in Medicine at 352-2650151 or by e-mailing Sonke-Henderson at jsonke@ufl.edu. Patients' friends and family members are encouraged to attend and participate in an informal performance at the culminating event in April, she said. The event date has not yet been determined. It is possible that faculty and staff may join in the performance to show patients that "we're all in this together," Fernandez said. "You dance, and we'll dance for you." By Bridget Brennan March 8 Gator Men's Tennis vs. Vanderbilt. Linder Stadium at Ring Tennis Complex, 1 p.m. Call 352-375-4683 or visit http://www.gatorzone.com for more information. March 17 Samuel Proctor Oral History Program presents "Florida Black History: Where We Stand in the Age of Barack Obama." Smathers Library East, 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. Call 352-846-2032 or visit http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/ east.html for more information. 0 CO 0) ~0 0) I 0) C 0 U) Proton therapy targets cancer without harming healthy cells It sounds like power belonging only to a superhero: a high-powered beam that is able to zap a millimeter area within someone's body, and yet not harm the surrounding healthy cells. Heroic -yes, but this is not in comic books. It's happening in real life, in nearby Jacksonville. The University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute, located near Shands Jacksonville, is one of just five such facilities in the country, and one of 21 in the world. In this rare treatment, nuclear technology is used to project protons into tumors at nearly the speed of light. Unlike traditional radiation therapy with X-rays, proton therapy helps reduce the incidence of secondary cancers and other potential side effects of treatment by reducing the amount of radiation to surrounding body parts. "Proton therapy offers hope for increased cancer control and a better quality of life in cancer survivors," Dr. Nancy Mendenhall, the institute's medical director, said. Opened in August 2006, the facility now treats more than 100 patients daily from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Friday. 0) I0o 0~d UF's proton therapy treats cancer at nearly the speed of light -without the side effects of traditional radiation. Patients are assigned to one of three treatment areas for the duration of treatment. Each area includes a large gantry resembling a Ferris wheel, but patients see only about 10 percent of the gantry. The majority is enclosed behind a wall, along with a 440,000-pound cyclotron that generates and accelerates protons to each gantry. Appointments last an average of 30 minutes, with the proton treatment itself taking just one to three minutes. Patients return five days a week, for six to eight continuous weeks. Daily therapy appointments provide numerous opportunities for interaction among patients. The institute encourages camaraderie with social activities such as weekly "lunch bunch" gatherings, the hosting of guest pianists and the offering of a coffee bar in the modern, glassenclosed lobby. A high percentage of patients have prostate cancer, yet the patient age and type of cancer varies. Approximately 10 children are treated each day, as well as patients with sarcomas, head, neck and brain tumors, cancers of the lung and pancreas, and Hodgkin's lymphoma. "Approximately 70 percent of our patients come from outside the Jacksonville area. We've had patients from 49 states and several foreign countries," Stuart Klein, executive director of the UF Proton Therapy Institute, said. For more information about the institute, visit www.floridaproton.org. By Susan Stewart seen & Heard body part. Dancing helps patients use visual cues and develop muscle memory to overcome gait freezing. Movement becomes second nature, so patients are able to walk without conscious effort, Fernandez said. Music is also effective therapy for depression and anxiety. The program provides patients with muscle therapy, rigorous exercise, and visual and auditory cuing in a fun way, he said. The MDC refers patients to the program, but anyone with Parkinson's disease is welcome. The new Dance for Life program began on Jan. 26 with approximately 12 older participants and 10 UF students. Weekly classes will continue each Monday until April 20 -with the exception of no class on March 9. A culminating event is scheduled to take place in late April. The sessions are held from I to 2:15 p.m. at the UF Orthopaedic Institute's Biomechanics and Motion Analysis Laboratory, 3450 Hull Road off 34th Street. Classes are led by Kelly Cawthon, UF March 5 Bob Graham Center for Public Service presents "Presidential Lecture Series: The Media and the New Administration." Ocora at Pugh Hall, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Call 352-846-2032 or visit http://www.graham. centers.ufl.edu for more information. March 6 Gator Gymnastics vs. Michigan. O'Connell Center, 7 p.m. Call 352-375-4683 or visit http:// www.gatorzone.com for more information. Sadler to receive national science education award Troy Sadler, assistant professor of the University of Florida College of Education, soon will receive one of science education's premier honors. The National Association for Research in Science o Teaching (NARST) is Troy Sadler scheduled to present him with its Early Career Research Award at the group's upcoming annual conference in April. The annual award recognizes outstanding research contributions in the field of science education within five years of receiving a doctoral degree. Sadler joins a select group of internationally recognized researchers to have received the honor. Sadler is a key player in UF's ambitious Science for Life initiative-a nine-college effort, supported by a $1.5 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He also is the principal investigator of a new $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation. UF Asian Studies presents Japan Film Festival. Hippodrome Theater, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Call 352-392-2464 or visit http:// www.clas.ufl.edu/asian for more information. March 18 Career Resource Center presents Summer Job Fair. Reitz Union Colonnade, 10 am. -2 p.m. Free and closed to the public, Call 352-2732308 or visit http://www.crc.ufl.edu for more information. Rathore appointed as FPS/ Florida vice president Dr. Mobeen H. Rathore has been selected as vice president of the Florida Pediatric Society (FPS)/Florida Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics. Rathore is professor and associate chairman at University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville and chief of pediatric infectious diseases at Wolfson Children's Hospital. Pring, Brockman named 2008 AAAS fellows Daryl Pring and H. Jane Brockman recently were named 2008 Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Daryl Pring is an emeritus faculty member and longtime courtesy professor with the IFAS plant pathology department. H. Jane Brockman is a professor with the zoology department who holds an affiliate appointment with IFAS' entomology and nematology department. Both faculty members were inducted in February at the AAAS annual meeting in Chicago. March 19 O'Connell Center presents "Jeff Dunham." O'Connell Center, 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Call 352-392-5500 or visit http://www.oconnellcenter.ufl.edu for more information. March 20 Dance Alive presents "Danscape." Phillips Center, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15-35. Open to the public. Call 352-392-ARTS(2787) or visit http://www.performingarts.ufl.edu for more information. Artwork connects campus and Gainesville The artwork of Brad Smith, teaching lab specialist in sculpture at the University of Florida School of Art and Art A History, has been installed between 13th Street and Norman Hall. The sculpture, "Rejoined," was funded by the Community Redevelopment Agency and coordinated by the Gainesville Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs' Art in Public Places Trust. "Rejoined" includes materials previously removed from the old Federal Building downtown. "The design, a split column joined by three stainless steel bars, was to symbolize the old made new," Smith said. "It also was to act as a symbolic gateway connecting UF with the redeveloped University Heights neighborhood." March 21 UFPA presents The Peking Acrobats. Phillips Center, 2 p.m. Tickets $20-30. Open to the public. Call 352-392-ARTS(2787) or visit http://www.performingarts.ufl.edu for more information. Top Stories Gators get their groove on during Dance for Life program --TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009 0 ALLIGATOR, 9 Study abroad in Antarctica The department of tourism, recreation and sport management at the University of Florida is offering students a rare opportunity to study abroad in Antarctica during the fall 2009 semester. The application deadline is March 31. To obtain more information, visit www.abroad.ufic.ufl.edu. Budget news available on Web site For current campus budget information, visit http://budget.president. ufl.edu/ or click on the blue "Budget News" on the UF homepage, www.ufl. edu. Award nominations sought The College of Education at the University of Florida is pleased to announce the 7th annual Engaged Scholarship award competition for faculty, graduate students and community members. Nominations are due by March 16. For more information, call 352-392-0728 or e-mail jpalgon@coe. ufl.edu. Another Gator story from InsideTheGatorNation.com "I have vague images ofsitting in the top row ofFlorida Gym during my aunt's graduation in 1971. (I was years old). I thought this place (UF) was cool.During my high schoolyears, my older brother attended UF and I visited each weekend .Igraduated UF in 1989 and moved to Michigan .I will always be a Gator and remember the great education and life experiences I had there. So much so, that I have been asked and have accepted a role on the board of advisorsfor Centerfor Supply Chain Management in the Warrington College ofBusiness. I see it as my way ofgiving back to the university that gave me so much. John Peppes Upcoming video opportunities to tell your own story include: March 4, Plaza of the Americas, 11 a.m to 2 p.m. March 6, Outside Gate 1, O'Connell Center, 6 p.m., prior to the gymnastics meet vs. Michigan at 7 p.m. March 17, McKethan Stadium, 5:30 p.m., prior to the baseball game vs. FSU at 6:30 p.m. IUF Send submissions for publication consideration at least two weeks in advance to insideuf@ufl.edu. UNIVERSITY of eFFLORIDA The Foundation for The Gator Nation

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TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009 U ALLIGATOR, 11 For Rent For Rent For Rent For Rent For Rent unfurnished unfurnished lunfurnished unfurnished l unfurnished HOUSES ACROSS FROM UF 3 BLOCKS TO CAMPUS 2-5 BEDROOM AVAIL FALL AS LOW AS $450/person 371-7777 CollegeParkUF.com 4-22-08-72-2 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. THE LAURELS Come see our 1/1, 2/2 & 3/3 townhomes!! FREE Cable w/HBO and Showtime All Amenities plus FREE Tanning Gated*Alarms*Pet Friendly *Sign Today, Get 1 MONTH FREE* www.thelaurelsuf.com 352-335-4455 4-22-09-72-2 2 & 3 Br's available now Behind Butler Plaza Close to UF, Pet friendly Move in today & get 1 Month Free Rent 373-1111 www.SpanishTrace.org 4-22-09-72-2 COBBLESTONE Luxury Townhomes Private Dog Park! Free Cable Gated, Garages, Gorgeous! Immediate Move-in Specials! (352)377-2801 4-22-72-2 A LOT for A Little Rates as LOW as $329 per bed! Free Cable w/ HBO*Tanning! Huge 1,2,3 Beds*W/D in unit! Waived Move-in Fees: 372-8100 4-22-08-72-2 $400 Target Gift Card? Free School Books? No Pet Rent? Sound good? It's 1st come 1st serve at Bivens Cove! These great specials & more avail for fall!! Come by today & view our 1s. 2s, 3s, & 4s!!! www.bivenscove.com 352-376-2507 4-22-08-72-2 Move in Today! Rates starting at $329 per bedroom! Waived Move-in Fees!*Tanning! W/D in each unit!*FREE Cable We love pets: 372-8100 4-22-72-2 The Boardwalk Move In Today! One Month FREE & $0 Move In Fees 1/1-from $649*2/2-from $759*3/2-from $899 (352) 377-7401 www.theboardwalkapt.com 4-22-09-72-2 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. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 4-22-08-72-2 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 *POLOS 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-$754 2/2-$565w/all util 3/3-$452w/all util 2330 SW Williston Rd. www.ThePolosUF.com 352-335-7656 4-22-72-2 Affordable, Quiet, Comfortable 1's from $550 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 LOVE GOING OUT? Luxury 3/3TH Perfectly Located Downtown! 1 month free for fall & no move-in fees from $500/person! W/DFree Parking*Pets Welcome Live where you play!! 338-0002 www.arlingtonsquare.org 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/1 ba 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 SW 62nd Blvd 877-781-8314 www.lakewoodvilllas.com 4-22-08-72-2 0 SPYGLASS 0 Individual Leases: Furniture Packages Inc Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet; Rates start at $485 Every Unit is an End Unit Mon-Fri 10-5:30, Sat 11-2 701 SW 62nd 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's are $490 person, Includes Cable & Internet Call Now 352-374-3866 4-22-08-72-2 2 BLOCKS TO UF Studios and 1/1 as low as $559 2/1 and 2/2 from $380-$599 per person 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 Stop staring at my Apts! It's hard not to now that we are furnished/all-inclusive Brand NEW, Close to campus, 4 bus routes Large, luxury lbr-4brs with TVs in kitchen Beach-entry pool*free tanning*pet friendly -352.376.0696 -www.EnclaveUF.com4-22-08-72-2 Now you can easily submit your classified ad for print and/or web editions right thru our website! *2/1 Apt, 1000 SF* 8 Blocks to UF. Island Kitchen, WD hookups Centr. AC, Pet Friendly $700/mo 352-375-8256 4-22-68-2 NO FEES and One Month Free! On Bivens Arm Nature Preserve Inclusive 2's, 3's, and 4's MASSIVE Townhomes! W/D and Jumbo Microwaves in Every Unit Free Water, Cable, Tanning, Alarms, Pool 336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com Great Bus Route! 2 Miles to UF 4-22-63-2 *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 Studios and 1/1s ACROSS FROM UF As low as $559 $0 MOVE IN FEES Open late and weekends 371-7777 CollegeParkUF.com 4-22-09-59-2 Just go to www.alligator.org/classifieds Summit House 1BR/1 BA Available Now Visa and Mastercard accepted. $605 per month $250 security Walk to VA or Shands Call 352-672-1482 3-6-09-30-2 ** Across From UF ** $1150/mo Special! 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 ceiling, wood floor, cent A/C, W/D, tons of character. 237 SW 4th Ave. $1200/mo 352-2149270 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 3-3-0970-2 WALK TO UF -AVAILABLE NOW & FALL 1 BR/$495 to $999/mo 2BR/2.5BA $1499/mo Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 Gore-Rabell.com 4-22-08-72-2 SUN ISLAND 1BRs from $580 2BRs from $650 Sun Bay 3 Sun Key s Sun Harbor 352-376-6720 4-22-08-72-2 Affordable, Spacious, Great Value! Leasing for Fall -1s, 2s, 3s, & 4s Prices from $305 -$629/bedroom Close to UF, Oaks Mall, Butler Plaza Select units are townhomes, include w/d Pet friendly, Pool, Tennis/Bball Courts pinetreegardens.com*376-4002 4-22-08-72-2 100+ Apts: Walk to UF On 1 website: www.ForRentNearUF.com Photos & Virtual Tours for 100 apts near UF Studios $625+ 1BR $689+ 2BR $839+ 3BR $650/br+ 4BR $479/br 352-376-6223 4-22-72-2 *1/1 Studio 3 Blocks to UF* Tiled, 313 NW 11 th st Pet Friendly, Fenced Yard 352-375-8256 $450/mo 4-22-72-2 **2/1 House w/ Big Yard** 4 Blocks to UF, HW Floors Pet Friendly $1200/mo 352-375-8256 4-22-76-2 *1 Bdrm1BA w/ Loft* 4 Blocks to UF. Cent AC, No Tow Parking, Pet Friendly, $850/mo 352-375-8256 4-22-68-2 2br/2ba Limited Time Offer for Fall Luxury Apts w/ Internet & Parking Inc. www.LookingGlassApartments .com 111 NW 6thSt.--Call376-1111 4-22-09-59-2 One month FREE! Zero Redec Fee 1 & 2 BR single-story villas starting from $529 Move in costs starting at $139 Close to Oaks Mall and Archer Road. Pine Rush Villas 375-1519 4-22-09-59-2 One month FREE! Zero Redec Fee 1 & 2 BR flats starting from $599 Move in costs starting at $139 Two blocks south of Archer Rd. & 34th St Homestead Apts. 376-0828 4-22-09-59-2 One month FREE! $189 Moves you in! HUGE 2 & 3 BR single story villas starting from $759 Close to Oaks Mall & Newberry Rd. Ashton Square Villas 333-1120 4-22-09-59-2 Downtown Luxury & Cash Back 4 Fall! Sign now for studios, 1/1, 2/2, 3/3s! Perfect Location-Great Price-No Move-in Fees W/D*Wood Floors*Bring Your Pets! Great parking-walk to bars-bike to UF Reserve now! 338-0002 4-22-09-53-2 Bivens Cove is everything you're looking for. Close to UF and downtown! Two pools! Free tanning! Pet Friendly!!! 1, 2, and 3 bedrooms ready right NOW! Move in today & get One Month FREE plus $0 move in fees. www.bivenscove.com 352-376-2507 4-22-58-2 *CAMPUS EDGE CONDO* 2/2 Walk to UF, Shands & VA. Tile floor, W/D in unit, avail fall. Reasonable rate. vinyeungoufl.edu 3-17-09-26-2 Why Pay More?? 2/2 -$819; 3/2 -$959 W/D lncluded*Pet Friendly*FREE Tanning (352) 377-7401 www.theboardwalkapt.com 4-22-09-56-2 *Live on UF Lake* Huge 2/2 with Den -3/2 Fully Remodeled $1275/mo 352-375-8256 4-22-53-2 2/1.5 Newly Renovated Townhouse. Avail Now or Fall 09. Close to Shands, Park N Ride 2, & Shopping. Inc W/D, A/C, Pvt Patio, & Pool. $745/mth & $500 Dep. No Pets PIs. 772-538-5792 orltsao12@hotmail.com 3-309-20-2 Very Nice Mother-in Law Suite Near Haile 1BR, kitchen, dining room, full bath, W/D, cable, utilities all included. $750/mo. 3670372 3-6-22-2 Sorority Row Apts Luxury Apts Steps from Sorority Row & UF New 1BR to 4BR Virtual Tours & Photos www.SororityRowApts.com 352-376-6223 4-22-50-2 1BR apt. w/pvt gated courtyard located in small proffesional complex @ 3320 SW 23d St. Single, mature applicants only. $550.00/ mo small pets ok @ $25.00/mo 352 3772150 Please leave a msg. 3-5-09-20-2 WOODLAND TERRACE APTS Off SW 34th St near post office. 2BR $550 1BR $500 Call for daily specials 352-335-0420 3-6-09-20-2 3BR & 4BR/2BA HOUSES Hardwood floors, fireplace, new baths, screened patio, big yard, carport, storage shed. Minutes to UF, on bus route, $1400$1500/mo First, last security. 954-899-7197 3-6-09-20-2 BLOCK FROM UF Available Aug 1st. Houses -single family & attached. Apts. Rent directly from owners. No middle agent. Flexible terms. 352-377-3852 www.dalyproperties.com 3-31-09-29-2 4BR 3BA. Spacious house on corner of 34th St. and University. Close to Publix, dining, movies and shopping. Only 5 min. bus ride to campus. W/D. $1,500/mo + util. 1st mo. + last month to move in. Available now. Call 321-459-3700. 3-4-09-14-2 www.10houses.com 2 & 3 bd houses for August cute,cent H/AC, WD,wood fls quiet areas, yards $725-$1260 352-336-6116 nancy@10houses.com 3-25-09-22-2 WE HAVE IT ALL! GIVE US A CALL! Union Properties 352.373.7578 Walk to UF from our many properties! 1,2,3 and 4 Bedrooms www.rentgainesville.com 4-22-09-44-2 CAMPUS VIEW PLACE IS THE BEST! Forget the Rest and call us today! Brand New! Located off of SW 13th St. Union Properties 352.373.7578 www.campusviewplace.com 4-22-09-44-2 ONE YEAR TUITION AT UF -$22,000 Textbooks & Supplies -$2,000 Calling Union Properties for your new apt. PRICELESS! Call -352.373.7578 www.rentgainesville.com 4-22-09-44-2 Finding it hard to choose your next rental? No Worries, We Can Help! Rentals going fast near UF so call today! Union Properties 352.373.7578 www.rentgainesville.com 4-22-09-44-2 Night out on us when you lease one of our amazing 1 br./ ba apts untis available with tile, fenced in yards, w/d conn. from $395 mo. Hurry while it lasts. 352-332-5070 3-30-09-30-2 $400-4/4 University Terrace condo; Some utils incl. On routes 12 and 35. Immediate occupancy. 352.514.3398 3-6-13-2 PET'S PARADISE $375 -$650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 3-1709-15-2 CRICKET CLUB Tower Rd. 4BR/2.5BA, 2 covered parking spots, 1638 sq ft. Short term lease avail. Larsson Mgmt Serv 352-373-605 3-3-10-2

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12, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009 Fo et W For Rent U 3ae unfurnished uFur ne Subleases Roommates Real E unrJse unfurnished)M __ al MILL POND Near mall. 2BR/2BA, garage, short term lease possible. $975. Irene Larsson Mgmt Serv 352-373-2605 3-3-10-2 2BR/2.5BA townhouse condo, 1 mi from UF. On bus route. Inc W/D. Community clubhouse, pool & fitness center. Wired for internet & security system. $895/mo 332-8841, lindalu@gatorhomes.com 3-3-09-10-2 Union Street Station 2br/2ba luxury condo. Beautiful 3rd floor corner unit with alarm, nice appliances, w/d, balcony, and free parking. $1400/mo. call Eric Wild at 352-870-9453. Live in style downtown! 3-17-20-2 Large and beautiful 3bd/2ba house near law school. Avail. 8/1. Hardwood floors, screened porch, wood deck, garage, w/d, bonus room w/built-in bar, large fenced yard. $1600/mo. Call Eric at 352-870-9453 3-17-20-2 2BR/1 BA SPACIOUS 7209 SW 45th Pl. Gainesville. Cent H/AC, W/D hk-up. $600/mo, $500 sec dep. No pets. Call 386-462-0994 3-4-09-10-2 3 and 4 BR STEPS TO UF! From $506 per person $0 MOVE IN FEES Pets Loved! W/D Available 371-7777 CollegeParkUF.com 4-22-09-41-2 Near UF 4BR/2BA house wood floors, washer & dryer, central A/C 3514 NW 7th Place. Available for August Call Manny 352-317-4408 3-19-09-16-2 Downtown Gainesville Union Street Station apt -above Starbucks 2BR/2.5BA, den/study room, bambo floors, granite counters, up-graded kitchen. Available for August. Call Manny 352-317-4408 3-19-09-16-2 Near UF 5BR/3BA 2,600 sq ft house 630 NW 36 Street. Available for August call Manny 352-317-4408 3-19-09-16-2 Very Nice Townhouse 3/3 in Rockwood Villas Only $375/room or $1125/month Large BRs & large closets Quiet area. Great for Pro. students 941-737-6997 3-11-14-2 Quiet, Clean, Lots of Green Space 2BR/1BA house. $650/mo. Call 352-3789220 or mobile 213-3901 3-26-09-20-2 3BD/3BA LUXURY CONDO, 2 YRS OLD Campus View North Steps from campus & sorority row. All appliances, W/D, tile floors, alarm system, 1st floor, patio/porch, dogs ok w/dep. Avail. Aug 1, $1800 407-694-0692 4-3-30-2 HURRY HORSE PROPERTY! Cabin, 20 acres, 7 miles south of Newberry. Paddocks, Riding trails. $575 + $100 per horse, u-feed. Dogs welcome 330-329-8834, writer777@att.,net 3-20-15-2 Luxury Living 3 Blocks from UF! Brand New, All-Inclusive Studios, 1BRs, and 2BRs Call (352) 240-6961 CMC LLLP Lic. Real Estate Broker 3-6-10-2 We have REAL 1/1s 3 blocks to UF -GATORNEST 300 NW 18 St-Large, 575 sq ft only $585! Bike to UF -CENTERPOINT 1220 NW 12 St-530 sq ft big, only $475! No Application Fee, Most Pets OK. For info call E.F.N. Properties, (352) 371-3636 or email Rentals@EFNProperties.com 3-27-19-2 4/2 HOME PLUS STUDY Available 3/1/09. Corner lot, H/D 2385 sq ft for $1500 + $1500 deposit. 3608 NW 22nd Pl. Call 352-214-1956 3-16-09-10-2 3bd/2ba, N.W. very clean, walk/ bike to law school, w/d, fenced b.y., bonus room, central H/AC, ceiling fans, entertainment center, lots of closets. Sale or year lease. No section 8/ realtors. 352-375-6754. 3-30-09-20-2 Room and board in a very clean 3br/2ba, central H/AC ceiling fans, w/d. N.W. walk / bike to law school, $590. Bring roommmates pay $395 per room (just rent) plus $295 for bonus room. 352-375-6754. 3-30-09-20-2 1 BR/1 BA $495/mo 3 blocks to UF. Apt in vintage house. 112 NW 9th St. 2BR/1 BA house $575/mo. Fenced. 2016 NW 35th Ave 514-6281 3-16-09-10-2 Close to UF 2BR/1BA duplex hdwd, yard, W/D, pets ok $835/mo 1010 NW 3 Ave 2BR/1BA home. Parking, W/D, yard, pet ok Water ind $1075/mo 618 NW 14 Ave 1.5BR/1BA yard W/D hk-up Pet ok $635/mo 608 NW 24 Ave Avail 8/1/09 561-350-1552 3-16-09-10-2 One Block to UF, 2/2.5 bath townhouse. Wood floors, washer/dryer, dishwasher parking, avail 8/1. 1017 SW 1st Avenue, Call 514-4915 or visit www.forrentgainesville.com 3-3-09-5-2 2 Bedroom/2 Bath condo. 1 car attached garage & screened lanai. Vaulted ceiling with fireplace. Very private & quiet with pool. Less than 5 miles to UF and SFCC. $1,000 month. Perfect for Prof. Call 352-514-4805 3-16-8-2 POOL HOUSE AVAILABLE NOW! Bike to UF 4BR/3BA, over 2000 sf, nice area 1 mi to UF. 2816 W Univ Ave. $1400/ mo now then $1750/mo in fall. Pool svc extra376-6183, 352-327-2931 3-3-09-3-2 NW HOME, 3BR/2BA, 2 car carport, large family room, fenced yard, additional storage, washer & dryer. $980/mo. Irene Larsson Mgmt Service. 352-373-2605 3-19-10-2 First months rent free or $300 cash! 1/1 available today! $650/mo, lease sign-over, lease runs until July 09. 2 miles from Reitz union bus route 9,35,36 run past the complex. Complex is off SW 23rd Terrace. Call 973-534-3788 or email me at Ireiden@hotmail.com if interested! 3-6-09-5-2 FIRST TWO MONTHS FREE. 4 bdrm/4ba. Available NOW and/or August 1, 2009 to July 30, 2010. Living Room/Dining Room Furnished. ALL UTILITIES INCLUDED. (Electricity, Cable, High Speed Internet Water& Sewer) Unit located on ground level. Newest Building at Countryside. Screened porch, washer, dryer,dishwasher, new carpet, paint and tile. On bus route. Plenty of Parking. Pool and Basketball court. NO PETS. Locked gate to buildings. $475/mo. E-mail at moekash@bellsouth.net for more info.or call 904 571-0860 3-6-09-5-2 4 -5 -6 Bedroom Houses Don't Miss OutYou Must See Great Housing Opportunities Close to Campus Call 352-682-7424/ ericmanin@yahoo.com 3-23-09-10-2 2 Bedroom Units Great Sizes & Locations Close to Campus Call 352-682-7424/ ericmanin@yahoo.com 3-23-10-2 SUMMER SUBLEASE in THE LAURELS in 2/2. Available May-July. Spacious apt. Private Balcony. Guard Gate. Country Club. Close to Publix. On Bus Route. Washer/Dryer. $400/ mo. per room. Call Randy: 561.213.2899 3-6-09-4-3 $515 Room Sublease for Spring and Summer semesters in a cozy 3/3 Furnished Apartment. April-August For more info call 904-535-3976. 3-18-09-7-3 $1,600!! HUGE & Beautiful 2 story 4bd/3.5 bath home off of NW 39th Ave! All lawn care paid, pets OK, rent to own option at $229,900 available. Call Dana Fults at 352.318.0686 to see today! $1,600!! 4-6-20-2 DON'T WAIT TO PLACE YOUR SUBLEASE AD Last spring semester paper published on April 22rd. CALL TODAY!! or PLACE YOUR AD AT WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG 1/1 sublet in a 2/2, $400/mo, W/D in unit, cable-int-utilities-elec included, 10 min walk to campus, available May 1, call 561-3103783 3-4-5-3 1BD/1BA Less than a block to campus near 13th and Univ Ave. $555/month May 1July 31st email Stacy at sls22@ufl.edu 3-4-095-3 1 BLK ACROSS FROM UF/Library West! $410/month for 1BR/1BA in 2/2 at Looking Glass Apts. Great location, price greatly reduced! Can lease through August. 561.261.2249 3-6-6Windsor Hall Luxury Large Double Dorm Summer Sublease w/ opt. reserved parking. Only $499, walk to campus, HUGE room w/ bathroom & kitchenette. Pool, fitness center, W/D on-site! Live Luxuriously! 321-368-1271 3-6-09-5-3 CRoommates Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Greenwich Green 372-8100 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. 01 br w/pvt entrance avail in 2BR condo Cent AC/H. 2 pools. Walk to UF. 375/mo *1BR hdwd firs, pvt ba avail in beautiful NW house close to UF $395/mo 352-316-3930 www.gainesville-rent.com. 3-20-09-50-4 -::2Blocks To UF:: Room in 4br condo ind utils, internet, cable TV, pool. Very Nice $375. 283-8777 www.Gainesville-Rooms-4-Rent.com 4-2209-62-4 Move in Today! Huge Beautiful House! Seeking 2 roommates-1.5 miles to UF easy ride2 SFCC off-NW 16th-HUGE house, PoolTable,65"TV Large rooms!sayNo2apts $450/MONTH per room 561-756-5368 3-618-4 1BR/1BA avail march 1st in 2Br/2BA for responsible mature individual. $425-$450/mo + utils. Barandywine on Archer Rd. yttek@ yttek@hotmail.com or 305-332-6566 3-309-23-4 Rooming House, 2 rooms open single person. $100 p/w. Full cable +TV. 262-6748 for all info. No text mssg. Will not respond. Talk in person only. 3-3-10-4 Roommate needed for this summer and/ or upcoming '09-10 school year. House located in upscale subdivision of Capri located off 34th street. $350/month includes EVERYTHING(utilities, internet,gym.)! easy commute with bus route directly to campus. female student, non-smoker, no pets is preferred. call (863)521-2078 or email aloha75@ufl.edu. 3-6-10-4 Enjoy A Romantic Old House Near library downtown. $295-$375/rm + utils. Short term. No pets. No smoking. 378-1304 3-6-09-12-4 Room for rent. 2/2 in Brandywine on Old Archer. Available immediately, flexible duration. $360 + 1/2 util. Call Shane 941-9321189. 3-20-20-4 Looking for male college student (preferred) to share 4BR/4BA condo with same. Own bathroom. W/D, high speed internet. Includes utilities $350/mo (available immediately) 863634-1893 3-16-09-10-4 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 3-16-10-4 09/10 school year. 2rms avail in 3/2 beautiful 5 yr old house for 2 females. 2 car garage, fully furn, except BRs. W/D. 7 mins to UF on bus rte. Very safe community $495/mo + utils (-$35/mo) Please call 321-662-1772 3-1709-10-4 1BR in a 3/2 on gorgeous Millhopper Rd. $475/Mo.incl util. Non smoker. Pvt. Pool, W/D, internet. 352-870-2045. 3-3-5-4 SUMMER09.ROOM AVAILABLE IN A 2/2 FURNISHED APT @ WINDSOR PARK.$500 ALL INCLUSIVE.3 BUS ROUTES,10 MIN FROM UF,GREAT AMENITIES.CALL/TEXT ANGIE 786-239-2740 3-3-5-4 $350-House by UF 2 students looking for roomate in Aug '09. NW 7th pl.w/d,fire pit,huge yard, big screened porch,new applfireplace. Email:c123@ufl.edu 3-6-097-4 $490 Mo, 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2.5BA townhouse, new construction, near UF, direct bus line to UF, ind all utils, cable TV, Wireless Internet, pool, exercise room, professional/ grad students only. Call 904-608-7609 3-409-5-4 FEMALE ROOMMATE NEEDED! 4BR/4BA Clean & Quiet condo at University Terrace West.$450 rent includes: Cable, HS Internet, and ALL utilities Fully furnished. MUST SEE! Call Dory @ (954)816-1468. 3-5-5-4 2 ROOMS /w shared bath avail Aug 09 -July 10. At 34th & University Ave in a 4/3 house with 2 males. Rent $315/mo/each + utils. Call 352-328-4805 or Larson87@ufl.edu. nonsmoking. 3-4-4-4 Master BR w/ new carpet & ceiling fan in 4BR/3BA house off NW 16th Ave on bus route. DW, W/D, Cox cable & network internet. No cats or dogs. $375/mo. Call 3284995 3-5-5-4 FIRST MONTH RENT FREE! $450/Month FULLY FURNISHED rooms available in 4 BEDROOM 2 BATH condo units. All utilities included with wireless internet and free cable! Contact EDDIE at 305-712-3608 3-26-14-4 Real Estate 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.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 LUXURYNEW CONSTRUCTION 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 WALK TO UF & DOWNTOWN! THE PALMS -New Ultra-Luxury Condos. Granite, Huge Closets, Pool, Call Eric Leightman, Campus Realty, 352-219-2879 5-21-49-5 DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME completely remodeled. 2 miles to UF in Oak Park Village, 4000 SW Archer Rd Lot H21. Very nice! New carpet, wood floors, metal roof. Perfect for sutdents. $8500. 352-256-0999 3-5-09-9-5 COUNTRYSIDE 4BR/4BA CONDO 1.5 mi to UF on bus route. 1st floor, W/D, security gate, pool. Fully rented unitil July 31st. Rent 3 rooms and you live for free. $181,900. 386-672-6969 3-24-09-15-5 Furnishings BED -QUEEN -$120 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 -$100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 4-22-08-72-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT -$400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 4-22-08-72-6 BED -KING -$170 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic 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 deliver. 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 4-2272-6 FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ mattress. New, in box. $160 332-9899 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 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $130 352-377-9846. 4-22-72-6

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TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009 0 ALLIGATOR, 13 F Furnishings Computers Electronics Autos Help Wanted BedAll 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. 4-22-0872-6 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 14" Slip-On Florida Gator Bar Stool Covers, $24. buy Now! 727-530-7300; www. CoolBarStools-Covers.com 3-18-09-10-6 CASH PAID FOR LAPTOP'S Buy -Sell -Trade Any Condition 336-0075 www.pcrecycle.biz Joel 4-2208-72-7 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 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 Finish the crossword over one of our great daily lunch specials! THE SWAMP RESTAURANT 1642W. University Ave. | 352.377.9267 www.swamprestaurant.com (9 1 "Copyrighted Material' Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" ir I ElI :o6 I FREE DTV Converter Box Box has a $40 Value free w/ $40 NTIA Coupon free shipping goto: dtv2009.gov for 2-Coupons www.FREETVSIGNAL.com 3-6-5-8 F Bicycles In the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds NEW & USED BIKES FOR SALE WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS Best Prices in Town SPIN CYCLE 373-3355 4249W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN) 4-22-72-9 E For Sale PARKING: Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 4-22-08-72-10 UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS 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 Motorcycles, Mopeds 000000 SCOOTERS 000000 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 4-22-0872-11 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 available. 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, Scooters, Accessories, and Service. 633 NW 13th 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 Schwinn Graduate moped,silver 2006,970 miles, runs great,1.9 hp one owner great gas mileage must see. asking $1200.00. Call and leave a msg 352-337-6606. 3-3-5-11 OFAST CASH FOR ALMOST ANY CARS 0 ORunning or not!@ *NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS Over 15 yr svc to UF students OCall Don @ 215-7987 4-22-08-72-12 CARS -CARS Buy6Sell@Trade 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 4-2272-12 *****ATTENTION***** 00000 SUN CITY AUTO SALESOOSOO 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 $$ CASH TODAY! $$ For Your Unwanted Cars Junk!! Trucks, RVs, & Wrecks!!! TOP DOLLAR PAID! 386-234-0072 & 386-234-0075 3-23-09-10-12 al Wanted LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 4-2272-13 UF GRAD PAYS MORE for gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 2228090 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. BE AN INSPIRATION! Take a blind lady to Mass on Sundays and for walks and shopping as needed. We'll have lots of fun! And you will make a new friend! Contact 219-6948 3-16-09-74-13 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 caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS? Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be over 22, stable work history, clean driving record, drug-free, personal references. www.carrsmith.com for details. 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 & furniture. No appt.necessary! -Sandy's Savvy Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 3721226 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 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 Earn extra money. Students needed ASAP. Earn up to $150/day being a mystery shopper. No experience required. Call 1-800-7224791 4-22-09-65-14 400+ Counselors/Instructors Jobs! 3 Coed summer camps in PA. Travel Paid, Top Salary. Cool Nights & Warm Days! 1-800-488-4321, www.lohikan.com 4-2209-59-14 STUDENTPAYOUTS.COM Paid survey takers needed. Gainesville. 100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys 4-2209-59-14 DANCERS NEEDED For adult entertainment company. Make $1000/wk. Flex schedule 378-3312 4-2254-14 An awesome summer job. If you're looking to spend this summer outdoors, have fun while you work, and make lifelong friends, then look no further. Camp Mataponi, a residential camp in Maine, has female/male summertime openings for Land Sports, Waterfront (small crafts, skiing, life guarding, WSI, boat drivers), Ropes Course, Tennis, H.B. Riding, Arts & Crafts, Theater, Cooking, Gymnastics, Dance, Videography, Group Leaders & more. Top salaries plus room/board & travel provided. Call us today toll free at 1-561-748-3684 or apply online at www.campmataponi.com. 3-19-09-28-14 0 6 wo 0* A.O 40 0.040 -0 0 0

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14, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009 WF HepWanted Hefp3Wanted services Personals Entertainment Summer Jobs 0 $2100 Co-ed camp Room and Board included Get Paid to Play! The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs male and female summer camp counselors ages 18 and up. FEYC is an over-night camp located off of Highway 450 in Umatilla, FL. The camp runs June 8 -July 25. Please contact Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673 Ext. 251 or 352 455-4267 4-22-09-72-14. Attorney needed for will contest. Florida Bar certified. Preferably someone new and affordable. 352-332-0515 or 352-222-0267 3-4-09-20-14 LEASING AGENT PT Friendly, energetic person. Experience preferred. Great benefits. Must be avail afternoons & weekends. Apply in person, Spyglass Apartments. DFWP 4-22-09-4514 Palm Breeze Youth Services, Inc. a Gainesville, not for profit corporation is looking for UF students, faculty and administrators that are interested in helping us start a charter school for at risk middle schoolers. We also need volunteers for gardening and agromony. Please call Ken Van Nortwick, 352-339-1746 3-6-09-16-14 OFFICE ASSISTANT -FT. Passion for language & fitness. Avid reader, interest in MMA a plus. Computer fluency. Eye for detail. 1+ year. Resume to 626 NE 1st St. 32601, paulsrothstein@yahoo.com 3-4-09-10-14 WEB PAGE DESIGNER PT Special projects. Resume to 626 NE 1st St. Gville 32601 or paulsrothstein@yahoo.com 3-4-09-10-14 DELIVERY DRIVER $15/HR GatorDominos. com/jobs 3-22-40-14 PT EVENTS & MARKETING Gator Dominos. Contact 284-3733 4-22-40-14 NANNY NEEDED for M,T,TH 6am to 4;3 kids/$12/hr; must have newborn exp; must commit for 1yr+ email resume, pix, photo to Noah's Ark Nanny gnv@ nanoneone.com 3-16-09-10-14 RNs. experienced LPNs. CNAs Needed immediately to work in Gainesville and Starke. Great pay; flexibility. Call 325-284-2336, Fax resume: 352-373-2254 3-17-10-14 HOUSEKEEPING -CLEANING JOBS All around cleaning & laundry. FT available Mon-Fri, 10am -5pm. $7.25/hr, experience and good attitude preferred. All 256-3323 for more info and interview. 4-22-09-36-14 Zaxby's is now accepting applications for our new location. Looking for energetic, friendly, team players. We offer flexible scheduling, comptetitive pay, benefits and opportunities for advancement. Stop and fill out an application. Located at the corner of Main and 10th Ave. 3-4-09-5-14 ASSISTANT MANAGER Solutions Bridal Salary + Commission Management/Sales Experience Preferred Fax Resume to: 352-374-7293 3-6-7-14 BRIDAL CONSULTANT Solutions Bridal 30-35 hours Hourly + Commission Fax Resume to: 352-374-7293 3-6-7-14 Clinical Research Coordinator needed for busy clinical research site. Must be experienced in Phase I-Ill trials. LPN or RN prefered but not mandatory. Fax Resume to 352.333.3936 3-11-09-10-14 IT/Programming Internship. Local investment 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. 4-22-09-33-14 Quality child caring center is looking for dedicated people who love working with children. FT/PT, exp. required and a CDA, AA or BA in education. Benefits available with FT. Call 377-2290 or 373-1481 3-25-09-15-14 BIG BURGER Experienced Cooks -all shifts. $8-10/hr to start. Apply 21 W. University Ave 2-4pm. 3-4-09-5-14 Amelia's is currently hiring experienced fine dining servers. Please submit resume to chefandy@ameliasgainesville.com No phone calls please! www.ameliasgainesville. com 3-3-09-3-14 Homework coach for very bright but unorganized 9th grade girl. Needs help in Algebra as well. Days / hours flexible. 9.00 Hr Send to gfbennis@cox.net 3-3-09-3-14 GENERAL HELP WANTED Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm. Starting $8/hr. No exp req'd. Apply in person 1031 NW 6th St. Ste A-3. 352-379-2812 3-5-5-14 Administrative Assistant / Customer Service Rep with good computer, communication, and people skills. $8/hr, 20hrs/wk, fax resume to 352-378-4156 4-2-09-20-14 Collect DTV Coupons We'll send you Converter Boxes You collect CASH! www.FREETVSIGNAL.com contact: jobs@freetvsignal.com 3-6-5-14 SUMMER JOBS: Recreation Camp Counselors/Supervisors for summer recreation program 6/08/09-7/31/09 for children ages 5-14. WSI/Lifeguard and Maintenance Aides (5/09-9/09). Exp desirable. City of Plantation (west of Ft Lauderdale) 400 NW 73 Ave, Plantation, FL 33317 or www.plantation.org to download application. 3-6-5-14 Nanny/Childcare. Approx 20 hrs/wk for early AM and late afternoon care for 2yo M-F. Start July. Childcare experience a must! Must have car to help drop-off/pick-up from daycare. 215-776-1571 3-6-09-5-14 Receptionist,Dental Office, PT, Tu/Th, Flex. Hours, Haile Plantation, non-smoker, sunny office, CV to drduane@gmail.com Please indicate desired starting salary. 3-20-09-9-14 E serviCeS IMPORT AUTO REPAIR. BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830 www.carrsmith.com 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 separate 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 certified under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos. Day/eve/wkend. Class sizes limited. 3381193 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 instruction; 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 memory & 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? ***** 0000 FREEWAY MOVING 0000 You'll love our low rates & references. Student Discount. Call 352-256-0999. Lic #1M707 4-22-72-15 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 BEGINNER GUITAR & PIANO LESSONS for ALL ages. My EXPERIENCE: 10 yrs-guitar & a lifetime-piano. If interested call 352256-3800 or email gidonherman00@gmail. com 3-18-25-15 Mini Maxi Warehouses; corner Waldo Rd & NE 31st Ave; 10 sizes, student/staff rentals; UHaul warehouse complex, trucks, trailers. $20 off any warehouse rental! 352-373-6294 or 1-800-559-2449 Also 100 sheds for sale. 8-31-09-79-15 HALL'S CLEANING SERVICE Homes, Condos, Apts, Offices & Yards Call for a quote352-379-4861 Iv mssg 3-20-09-20-15 IMMIGRATION LAW Marriage Visas Employment Visas-Naturalization Richard Ruth, Esq. 352-335-6748 www.ruthlaw.com 4-22-38-15 D' Lyon Enterprises, LLC Music, Production & Sales. Offering Free Services Booking, Marketing, Research, Development. 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TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009 0 ALLIGATOR, 15 UF looks to avenge past losses against No. 16 FSU 0 THE TEAM WILL TRAVEL TO THE CAPITAL AFTER BEATING MIAMI. By JOSEPH R. HOLZER Alligator Writer The UF men's tennis team will attempt to avenge two losses when it goes to the Scott Speicher courts against FSU today at 5 p.m. The Gators women lost to the Seminoles 5-2 on Saturday, and the men dropped their previous dual match in Tallahassee in 2007. The No. 12 men (8-3) are coming off a win against Miami on Feb. 22, which gives them not only time to rest but also the confidence coach Andy Jackson wants instilled in his players. They are going to need that swagger going into a hostile environment, especially on the heels of FSU's win on Saturday -one that is sure to have an already amped-up crowd raising the volume to 11. "You go on the road -in Florida-Florida State, obviously you have a demon there, so it gives them an edge -but in the end, it's going to be decided on the tennis courts, and I think that we can compete with them," Jackson said. The Seminoles (10-4) aren't just a longtime rival, making a grudge match a possibility every year. At No. 16, they're a threat to any team they trade volleys with. Three of FSU's four losses have come against current top-10 teams -defending champion No. 2 Men's Georgia, No. 6 Texas and No. Tennis 9 Mississippi. In doubles, Jean-Yves Aubone and Clint Bowles are ranked No. 34 for the Seminoles, and are Nos. 19 and 55 in singles, respectively. The duo will likely face UF's Antoine Benneteau and Joey Burkhardt on Court 1. The Gators' tandem is No. 23. Benneteau said he is excited about playing the role of villain. After beating South Florida and Miami, the junior is up to the challenge of helping his team be the elite squad in The Sunshine State. "Florida State is another rivalry in the same state," he said. "We just want to beat them, just go in as best we can. The best men are going to win, but we're going to be ready to go over there." Beginning at 5 p.m. also favors the home team since more spectators are likely to show up to cheer on their players, Jackson said. But he believes FSU's war cry won't be the only one heard tonight. Athletic forward tired of comparisons to Brewer HOOPS, from page 16 ovan said. "There is a change and a shift for a guy who was a leading scorer to this kind of role." Shipman admits it can be frustrating at times but said he understands he can best help the team in other ways right now. "I'm real impatient," Shipman said. "Going from 25 points (a game) in high school to getting two shots a game, there's been some sleepless nights." Shipman has shown signs that he can be a solid scoring option in recent weeks. His ability to attack the rim is a dimension that has been sorely missing from the Gators' offense this season. Shipman followed Brewer up an athletic baseline drive and reverse layup late in the second half against Tennessee with a deep three in front of the UF bench on the following possession. "My shots before haven't been confident. That was confident," Shipman said. "I felt like I was back in high school, like I was playing ball again." Coaches have pointed to former UF swingman Corey Brewer as the blueprint for Shipman's development. Brewer, like Shipman, was used primarily as a defensive specialist as a freshman before going on to become a starter and one of the nation's most dynamic players. "They always use Corey as an example," Shipman said. "I'm tired of hearing Corey's name." Barfield to start after Poovey pitched against Miami BASE, from page 16 younger teammates to help them get past their dismal showing this weekend. He expects his team to realize that type of performance is not accepted at UF and respond because of it. The team also won't have to hear about its poor play this past weekend from O'Sullivan. "There's not much to tell them," O'Sullivan said. "If they can't figure it out after this weekend, I don't know what will." While the Gators expect to mentally Baseba 11recover from this weekend quickly, some of their arms will not be able to get ready as fast. The team will feel the impact of using 10 different pitchers in a weekend -including five on Sunday -for more than just two days. One of the pitchers used in relief Sunday was Justin Poovey, who started last Tuesday against Eastern Michigan. His 1 1/3 innings of work Sunday were enough to rule him out as the starter for tonight. Instead, Lake City Community College transfer Jeff Barfield is expected to Harrison Diamond/ Alligator Staff UF first baseman Brandon McArthur reaches out to make a catch during the Gators' 8-5 loss to Miami at McKethan Stadium on Friday night. open the game on the mound for the Gators. Barfield entered the season as one of the candidates to be UF's closer. He threw on Sunday, too, but he only pitched one inning and faced just four batters. He was the only Gators pitcher on Sunday to not give up a run. Although he didn't throw many pitches, he will probably not be counted on to go deep into the game, which will require further use of a bullpen that is being called upon more and more. "It's the first time on the road, so we are going to have to band together." Kevin O'Sullivan UF baseball coach Not only will Barfield have to deal with the pressure of his first start, but this will be the first time the Gators go on the road for a game. UF won't have to face the same type of crowd in DeLand tonight that it will face when it travels to the fields of Southeastern Conference foes, but the team still isn't going to be greeted with the support it is accustomed to in Gainesville. "It's the first time on the road, so we are going to have to band together," O'Sullivan said. PHIL, from page 16 ference meet this weekend (no titles since 2004). That's the standard here in Gainesville. 7. YOU HOPEFULLY WON'T GO MISSING -Ahem, Alex Tyus. You've had a heck of a breakout year, man, but you have only scored 13 points combined in two games against Tennessee. Length is Tennessee's forte, but the Gators need Tyus. 6. YOU WON'T BE ON CRUTCHES You will be able to walk around normally, something softball senior Kim Waleszonia sadly will be unable to do. UF's center fielder sustained an unknown injury to her left leg Saturday, just one day after breaking the school career hits record. It will be key to see how much time she must miss. 5. YOU WON'T BURN OUT -like the UF women's basketball team seems to be doing. The Gators are now 1-4 since topping Tennessee at home and seem as if they certainly peaked early. They will likely have a rematch with the Volunteers in Friday's SEC Tournament Quarterfinals. I predict a Tennessee win, but more on this later. 4. YOU WON'T FEEL EXTREME PRESSURE -Certainly nothing like the UF men's basketball team will feel during the next two weeks. This team doesn't come across as one that plays well when it absolutely must. 3. YOU WON'T BE EMBARRASSED The UF baseball team built up everyone's hopes with a season-opening sweep of Louisville and then got swept at home by Miami. Yes, Friday and Saturday's games were close. But they were still losses, and home ones at that. But 16-2? That's just ugly. 2. YOU WON'T SIT AROUND WAITING FOR BAD NEWS -If the UF women's basketball team loses in the SEC Tournament Quarterfinals as I predicted earlier, it will have to wait 10 days for Selection Monday on March 16. The Gators are a lock to make the Field of 64, but ESPN.com's current bracket projection has them going to Seattle for a first-round game. I'm smelling a one-and-done. 1. YOU WON'T MAKE HISTORY (IN A BAD WAY) -While you're stumbling back to Gainesville on March 15, the UF men's basketball team will be gathering for Selection Sunday. After 10 straight years in the Big Dance, the Gators will face a three-lettered fate for the second straight year: NIT.

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Sports TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009 ALLIGATOR www.alligatorSports.org Shipman slowly settles into role as defensive stopper Harrison Diamond/ Alligator Staff UF forward Ray Shipman runs down the court between Tennessee's Tyler Smith and Scotty Hopson during the second half of the Gators' 79-75 loss to Tennessee in the O'Connell Center on Sunday. By MIKE DIFERDINANDO Alligator Staff Writer mdiferdinando@alligator org The transition from high school to college hasn't been an easy one for Ray Shipman. In just a few short months, the state of Florida's reigning Mr. Basketball has gone from offensive superstar to defensive role player. Shipman is probably the Gators' best athlete, and on a team struggling to find a respectable vertical leap, UF coach Billy Donovan has used the freshman as the one player who can help his team match up physically with the bigger, quicker bodies of the Southeastern Conference. "For Ray, understanding the impact he could make defensively and then understanding that on the offensive end of the floor he may not be a priority or an option," Donovan said. "That's been the big learning curve." The adjustment to his new role didn't come as fast as Shipman thought or hoped it would. "I knew coming in, but I didn't know it would be like this," Shipman said. "I thought I would be able to get a little more into the offensive system." The team has routinely relied on Shipman to slow down opponents' best offensive players. It's a role he has tried to use to his advantage. "Do whatever you can do to get on the court," Shipman said. "You can't score on the bench. If you're out there, things are going to happen." Though he has excelled as the team's deMen's pensive stopBasketball per, the 6-foot-5 forward wants people to know there's more to his game than steals and rebounds. "I'm not just a defensive player," Shipman said. "It wasn't like that in high school. My offense is just as good." Shipman is averaging 3.8 points per game this season and is often all but overlooked on offense. "It's probably not totally fair for Ray in a lot of respects," DonSEE HOOPS, PAGE 15 UF BASEBALL Gators try to look past sweep on way to Hatters By BOBBY CALLOVI Alligator Writer bcallovi@alligator org Some lessons don't need to be stressed over and over again by a coach. Getting over a weekend sweep including a 16-2 loss Sunday -at the hands of Miami is one of those lessons. The Gators (5-3) will get their chance to do so on the field at Stetson (2-6) tonight at 6:30. UF coach Kevin O'Sullivan is glad his team does not have to wait long to get an opportunity to put last weekend behind it. "(Playing again so soon) is probably the best remedy," O'Sullivan ON TELEVISION 0 NCAA Men's Basketball: Kansas State vs. Oklahoma State ESPN2, 7:30 p.m. 0 NCAA Men's Basketball: Auburn vs. Alabama ESPN, 9 p.m. said. "It doesn't give you a chance to think about it." Even though there is not much time to think about the sweep, a 16-2 loss isn't something that is just forgotten. Senior first baseman Brandon McArthur expected Monday's practice to help the team deal with the sweep. "You've got to find a way (to get over the losses)," he said Sunday. "We'll wake up (Monday), and it's a whole new day. We'll come out for practice and get better." As a leader of the team, McArthur is looked to for advice, but he doesn't feel the need to say anything to his SEE BASE, PAGE 15 For athletes, no break in spring arch is finally here, and that means three wonderful things have arrived: Spring Break, March Madness and spring training. Here is where I rub it in that roughly 24 hours from when you read this, I'll be making my way down to Port Charlotte to catch the Tampa Bay Rays take on Puerto Rico. You've gotta love professors who cancel class the last two days before a week off. But while you suffer through studying for exams before break -because you weren't lucky enough to get professors as cool as mine -here's something to make you feel better. The Starting 9 -Reasons Your Spring Break Might Be Better Than That of a UF Athlete: 9. WHO CARES ABOUT HEALTH? -While you're out getting plastered, spring athletes will likely be stuck in Gainesville. No team Phil Kegler Phil on the Hill pkegler@alligator org needs to stay healthy more than the UF women's tennis team, which is currently playing with only five scholarship players. It just lost to FSU for the first time ever. Ouch. 8. NO CHANCES FOR DISAPPOINTMENT Well, you could get rejected by the cute girl you hit on, or you might check e-Learning and see your failing grades from this week. For the former, at least you'll never see her again, and the latter will be solved by ditching the computer. At least you're not the UF track and field teams, who continued to fall short at the Southeastern ConSEE PHIL, PAGE 15 POLL QUESTION Today's question: Should freshman forward Ray Shipman have a Percent(Votes) larger role on offense? 4-5 46% (21) 2-3 28% (13) Previous question: How many of UF's six oral commitments for 016 22%() the 2010 class will come to Gainesville? (see right for results) 46 TOTAL VOTES I DID NOT KNOW THAT 0 UF left fielder Francesca Enea was named the SEC Player of the Week on Monday, and Stacey Nelson was named Pitcher of the Week. The team won all seven of its games last week.