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MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2009


UF ADMINISTRATION


Education dean plans to keep undergrads


By THOMAS STEWART
Alligator Staff Writer
tstewart@alligator.org


The
in the
not be


undergraduate programs
College of Education will
eliminated next academic


year under a draft of a 10 percent
budget cut proposal presented Fri-
day by Catherine Emihovich, dean
of the college.
"The option of being graduate-
only is off the table," she said.
Two graduate degrees will be


phased out, however. The college
will seek to reduce enrollment in
its two undergraduate programs,
elementary education and early
childhood education, although
that plan is separate from the bud-
get proposal outlined Friday.


UF asked the college last month,
along with the College of Nursing,
to present the pros and cons of
cutting their undergraduate pro-
grams, which generated protest
from students and faculty.
About 600 of the education col-


lege's 1,800 students are under-
graduates.
Under the dean's proposal, two
faculty, one of whom would even-
tually be eligible for tenure, and
SEE EDUCATION, PAGE 10


UF may retain program


if professor reinstated


By THOMAS STEWART
Alligator Staff Writer
tstewart@alligator.org

UF may continue offering Vietnamese
classes next year after assistant professor
Andrea Pham, who was scheduled to be
laid off in June, was ordered to be reinstat-
ed by an arbitrator about a week ago.
The arbitrator ruled that UF violated
its contract with the faculty union when it
fired Pham, who teaches the only two Viet-
namese classes at UF, as a result of budget
cuts.
Paul D'Anieri, dean of the College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences, said no decision
has been made on whether the Vietnamese
classes taught by Pham will be available


next year, but said it was likely.
"That's what she was hired to do, so
it makes a certain amount of sense to as-
sume that that is what she
would be doing," he said
Friday.
D'Anieri said he should
know for sure some time
this week whether the
courses will continue to
be offered.
Pham He said he hasn't de-
cided where the college, which released a
draft version of a $9.3 million budget cut
proposal Wednesday, will find the money
to reinstate Pham. Pham's salary, which
SEE PHAM, PAGE 9


About 2,200 vote early


By HUNTER SIZEMORE
Alligator Writer
jhsizemore@alligator.org

Early voter turnout for Gainesville City
Elections is quadruple that of the 2007
Spring Elections, possibly because of stu-
dent interest in Charter Amendment 1, Su-
pervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter said.
About 2,200 people participated in early
voting, which ran from Monday through
Saturday, up from under 500 people in the
last stand-alone city election in 2007, Car-
penter said.
The citywide election will take place on
Tuesday and voters may cast ballots at their
precinct polling places between 7 a.m. and
7p.m.
Her office received many calls during the
week from students asking if voters had to


vote on all ballot issues and candidates, or if
they could just choose one, she said.
"You can vote for just one, or as many is-
sues or candidates as you want," she said.
"I would like to think that some of
our younger voters came to realize
how important it is to participate in
democracy."
Pam Carpenter
Supervisor of Elections

Carpenter believed invigoration from the
presidential elections last fall may also have
played a role in student participation.
"I would like to think that some of our
younger voters came to realize how impor-
tant it is to participate in democracy," she
said.


GPD: Man arrested after spitting out bag of crack
A man was arrested for possession of a controlled sub-
stance after spitting out a small bag of crack cocaine while
talking to Gainesville Police Department officers.
Thursday night, GPD police officers arrived at 1030 S.E.
Sixth Ave., the GPD arrest report stated.
According to the report, when officers made eye contact
with a man sitting in a chair, he jumped up and ran around
the corner of the house.
While following him, the officers saw him put something
white into his mouth, the report stated.
According to the report, when the man stopped to talk to


the officers, they found two crack pipes near his feet.
The officers suspected that the white item the man put in
his mouth was crack, and they told him to spit it out, the re-
port stated.
After 20 minutes of talking, the man spit the bag out, the
contents later testing positive for cocaine.
According to the report, Carl Durrah, 31, told police that he
was about to put cocaine into a bag when he saw the officers.
Durrah was charged with possession of a controlled sub-
stance, possession and use of drug paraphernalia and resist-
ing an officer without violence.
KATIE EMMETS


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MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2009 U ALLIGATOR, 3


STUDENT LIFE

Group holds tug-of-war to protest war, budget cuts


By REBECCA WEISS
Alligator Contributing Writer

A tug-of-war ensued on Friday among a
group of six members from Students for a
Democratic Society, who pulled to protest
the current budget cuts UF is facing as well
as costs of funding the Iraq war.
After holding the first demonstration in
the Plaza of the Americas, the role-playing
students visited other areas of campus like
Turlington Plaza and the Reitz Union Food
Court. The role-playing students tugged
back and forth, fighting for a paper bag with


a dollar sign drawn on it placed in the mid-
dle of the rope.
Students and workers, tugged against
politicians, corporations and the military-
industrial complex. An announcer stood by
to inform students about current cuts and
encourage them to get involved.
"People need to understand what's hap-
pening in context with these national is-
sues," said UF senior Skeet Surrency, who
organized the protest. "If we want to save
education, we need to stop spending money
on things that aren't helping people and kill-
ing others."


"We want to engage the student
body and fight this together."
Tina Steiger
SDS member

According to Surrency, the war is costing
$6 million on paper, although in reality the
government is spending over a trillion dol-
lars a year.
He said he thought the money could be
better spent on Social Security and educa-
tion. The tug-of-war stressed a message of
pulling funding from the war to give to edu-


cation.
"We want to engage the student body
and fight this together," said UF political sci-
ence senior and SDS member Tina Steiger.
UF freshman Kathleen Carroll said it was
difficult to hear announcements made by the
group during the plaza's tug-of-war because
of the nearby chanting of Hare Krishna mu-
sicians. Still, Carroll said she appreciated the
act.
"Their message is important, whether
you agree with it or not, but they need to be
able to present it well in order for it to have
an impact," she said.


Drive held to send care packages to deployed Gators


* DONATIONS CAN BE MADE
IN 222 CRISER HALL.

By JOHN LOCKETT
Alligator Contributing Writer

UF students who are deployed
overseas are getting a taste of
home thanks to their fellow


Gators.
Operation Gator Gratitude
is a donation drive to send care
packages to UF students current-
ly serving in Iraq and Afghani-
stan. The drive, which runs until
March 27, is a project of Gator
Community Outreach, Collegiate
Veterans Society and Omega Del-
ta Sigma, a veterans fraternity.


The group is collecting hygiene
products, non-perishable food
and snacks, socks
On and other items.
Campus "Anything they
get, they're grate-
ful for," said Kelly
Packard, coordinator of the drive
and member of Gator Commu-
nity Outreach and the Collegiate


Veterans Society.
Packard said this drive is a
way for students to have a direct
impact on classmates who are
serving in the military overseas.
Those affected include active
duty, inactive duty and individu-
als ready reserve.
Andrew Martinez, a Marine
who has been deployed multiple


times, knows how it feels to re-
ceive items from the home front.
He said random acts of kind-
ness, such as care packages, are
definitely a morale booster.
"It's always nice to get any
kind of mail," Martinez said.
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Protesters speak out, march against Ame
By CAROLYN TILLO
Alligator Contributing Writer


Toting signs that said "Vote no
on 1" and "Equality for all," about 55
Gainesville residents marched Fri-
day near the intersection of North-
west Eighth Avenue and Northwest
34th Street.
"It would be just bad for
our reputation and bad for
our city and bad for the
university."
Zoe Falcone
UF botany senior

The protesters opposed Charter
Amendment 1, which would remove
Gainesville's existing discrimination
protections based on sexual orienta-
tion and gender identity, said Shelbi
Day, a marcher and the director of
communications and media for
Equality is Gainesville's Business,
which opposes the amendment.
The march, which went along
Northwest Eighth Avenue for about
15 minutes followed by a sign-hold-
ing demonstration at the intersec-
tion, included Gainesville parents,
children, church members, faculty
and students.
Day said the march aimed to let
locals know that Gainesville says


Matt Iripp / Alligator
Protesters march down Northwest Eighth Avenue near the corner of Northwest 34th Street Friday during
evening rush hour. The marchers were waving and yelling for drivers to vote "no" on Charter Amendment
1, which would remove Gainesville's discrimination legislature.


"no" to discrimination.
On the other hand, Micanopy res-
ident Troy Blakely, who held a sign


in favor of the amendment near the the amendment should be passed
Supervisor of Elections Office dur- because it represents a public safety
ing early voting on Saturday, said issue and would protect against sex-


ndment 1
ual predators.
Art Ellingsen, a Gainesville
resident and a member of the pro-
amendment group Citizens for
Good Public Policy, referenced the
group's commercial depicting a man
entering a women's restroom.
He said he worries about the
safety of his baby granddaughter
when she visits him if the amend-
ment does not pass.
Tamara Cohen, the director of
multicultural and diversity affairs at
UF and a member of the march, said
she cares about issues of sexual vio-
lence and that is not what her fight
against the amendment is about.
"It's about protecting Gainesville
as an inclusive, welcoming city," she
said.
Zoe Falcone, a transgender UF
botany senior and a march par-
ticipant, planned to go to graduate
school at UF but will leave if the
amendment is passed.
"It would be just bad for our rep-
utation and bad for our city and bad
for the university," Falcone said.
After spending about 30 minutes
at the Northwest Eighth Avenue and
Northwest 34th Street intersection,
about 15 demonstrators drove to the
corer of Northwest 13th Street and
Northwest 16th Avenue to continue
holding their signs and listening
for the occasional horn honks from
passing cars.


LOCAL

Man arrested, charged with grand theft auto Saturday

By KATIE EM METS Gainesville Police Officer Shawn Barnes Kia, the report stated. cording to the report, Williams had two sus-
Alligator Writer saw three men acting suspiciously in a park- According to the GPD arrest report, re- pensions on his driver's license for not pay-
kemmets@alligator.org ing lot near the 1000 block of Southeast cords indicated that the car was reported ing child support.
Fourth Avenue at 1:20 a.m. Saturday, GPD stolen on Wednesday. Williams told Barnes he didn't know the
A Gainesville man was arrested and spokesman Keith Kameg said. After pulling the car over, the driver, car he was driving was stolen, and he had
charged with grand theft auto after being ac- Before the men drove off, Barnes did a re- Ruben Williams, 41, told Barnes his driver's traded drugs to an unknown person to bor-
cused of driving a stolen car early Saturday. cords check on the license plate of the white license was not valid, the report stated. Ac- row the car, the report stated.



Ceremony held for local veteran, Medal of Honor recipient


U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Duane Dewey smiles as he thanks his family for their support at his Medal of
Honor ceremony on Saturday afternoon.


By EMILY FUGGETTA
Alligator Writer
efuggetta@alligator.org

One of only 97 living Medal of
Honor recipients was honored Sat-
urday for saving the lives of fellow
Marines by covering a grenade with
his body during the Korean War.
More than half a century after be-
ing awarded the Medal of Honor by
former President Dwight Eisenhow-
er in 1952, Duane Dewey, 77, was
honored at Gainesville's American
Legion Post 16 Saturday.
More than 100 Veterans, UF
ROTC members and people wear-
ing patriotic hats and T-shirts at-
tended the event.
Since 1862, the United States has
given 3,467 Medals of Honor, ac-
cording the the Congressional Med-
al of Honor Society Web site. Dewey
is one of only 328 Medal of Honor
recipients since Pearl Harbor who
lived to receive his medal.
Dewey, who lives in Hawthorne,
Fla., said that a bullet to the stomach
and gaping wounds to his hip made
him fear for his life.
Dewey's speech lasted less than
five minutes, and rather than talking
about himself, he spent most of his
time at the microphone individually


thanking 22 people, including his
wife, Bertha.
"I really don't deserve all this,"
he said. "I'm just another veteran. A
lucky veteran."
Michelle Dubreuil, a junior in
UF's Army ROTC program, said
that she felt honored to watch the
ceremony.
Dubreuil said that because today
the military is often looked at nega-
tively, it was refreshing to see some-
one honored for such a selfless act.
"It's great to get the point of view
of someone who's been there," she
said.
Dewey considers it an honor
when men and women in the mili-
tary look up to him.
"It was especially nice to see the
young ones sitting out there listen-
ing," he said.
Dewey was honored by Post 16
twice before as part of a yearly tra-
dition began in 2007 after the U.S.
Congress named March 25 National
Medal of Honor Day.
Despite the two previous cer-
emonies and more than five decades
of recognition from veterans around
the country, Dewey said that the
support never gets old.
"It's humbling," he said, "all
those people here for me."






MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2009 U ALLIGATOR, 5


AROUND GAINESVILLE

Block party held for local needy


By EMILY FUGGETTA
Alligator Writer
efuggetta@alligator.org

Music blared from a van's speak-
ers, children bounced in an inflat-
able moonwalk and smoke poured
from a huge grill cooking hot dogs
and hamburgers at what seemed to
be a typical block party.
But at Saturday's block party in
North East Park, Gainesville resi-
dents who met low-income qualifi-
cations applied for down payment
assistance, mortgage foreclosure in-
tervention, housing rehabilitation,
housing reconstruction, credit re-
pair and community development
block grants.
More than 200 people visited the
park for the Gainesville Housing
and Community Development Di-
vision's biannual event.
"Everyone was so friendly.
They gave me a lot of infor-
mation and really helped
me out."
Suzette Riggins
Gainesville resident

Assistant city manager Fred
Murry, said the goal of the event
was to let people know that it is
possible to purchase or maintain a
home despite financial problems.
"We want them to know all the
ways the city can help them," Mur-
ry said. "That's what it's all about."
After getting food and sodas,
visitors stopped at shaded tables to
fill out applications while their chil-
dren played in the bounce house
and took rides around the park on
a trolley.
According to Housing and Com-
munity Development Division su-
pervisor Teresa Osoba, HCDD re-
ceives about as many applications
at each block party as it does in an
average month.
On Saturday, the group handed


applications out to more than 100
people.
"We use the party to bring our
office to the community," she said.
"People may be working Monday
through Friday and can't make it
during office hours."
Osoba said that people were
lined up at 9 a.m., an hour before
the event started, waiting to fill
out applications and get informa-
tion about the city's assistance pro-
grams.
Gainesville resident Suzette Rig-


gins said the event was helpful for
her and her family because it was
held on the weekend and so close
to home.
Riggins, who applied for hous-
ing rehabilitation to fix her leaky
roof, said that the atmosphere of
the party was inviting and open,
which made it easy to focus less on
her money problems and just enjoy
herself.
"Everyone was so friendly," she
said. "They gave me a lot of infor-
mation and really helped me out."


Evan Bukata, 3, and Sawyer Cohen, 5, exit a bounce house at the
Gainesville Housing and Community Development Division's East
Gainesville Neighborhood Party on Saturday.


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Transportation,


environment


biggest concerns


for candidate
BY NICOLE FLIKIER
Alligator Contributing Writer

Environmentalism and public transportation are at
the top of the platform for Gainesville City Commis-
sion candidate Tom Cunilio.
The At-Large Seat 1 candidate said he looks for-
ward to the March 24 election, after which he hopes to
start implementing his platform.
If elected, Cunilio said he will resign from his job
at the Florida Renewable Research Conservation and
Development Council because he said the City Com-
mission position is a full-time com-
mitment.
He added that one of his oppo-
nents, incumbent Jeanna Mastrodi-
casa, is the assistant vice president
for student affairs at UF.
Cunilio earned a bachelor's de-
gree from UF in agriculture in 1979
Cunilio and a master's in Spanish in 1988.
"I stayed in Gainesville even af-
ter I graduated. I still have a lot to learn," Cunilio said.
"People were still teaching me."
Cunilio credits his three mentors, all of whom are
retired UF faculty, for his continued education and ac-
tivism in the community.
To alleviate traffic congestion and help Gainesville
become more environmentally friendly, Cunilio wants
to propose that UF freshmen be prohibited from park-
ing cars on campus and that sophomores be required
to enter a parking lottery.
He would like to propose a privatization of the
bus system and an increase in the number of city bus
routes.
Using his background in the environment and agri-
culture, Cunilio said he can help create jobs and stimu-
late the Gainesville economy.
When it comes to the controversial Charter Amend-
ment 1, Cunilio said he is in favor of its passage.
"It's a bogus issue," he said. "Conservatives don't
want to come to Gainesville because of all of the liberal
sexual politics."






6, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2009


Editorial

Barack Blunder

Obama's gaffe sparks

important debate
Continuing his trend of engaging in everyman endeav-
ors, President Barack Obama's actions Thursday eve-
ning rang true with innumerable people across the
country wishing he could take back the words he already
said.
During his interview on "The Tonight Show with Jay
Leno," Obama likened his latest bowling efforts to a perfor-
mance one would see at the Special Olympics.
And with one careless sentence, Obama showed the world
that he, too, is far from perfect.
What makes Obama's careless choice of words so disap-
pointing is the very group of people in question whose feel-
ings he undoubtedly hurt.
Individuals with developmental disabilities work harder
than anyone else in the world to have a chance at what so-
ciety deems as a normal life. The Special Olympics, specifi-
cally, provides a forum for athletes to compete against their
peers at a high level and let them feel accomplished for their
undying persistence. Yet, with the casual slip of the tongue
by a hero for many Special Olympics athletes, they were rel-
egated to nothing more than a stereotype that belies reality.
Yes, Obama realized that he made a mistake even
apologizing for his gaff before the interview hit the airwaves.
There is no reason not to accept his sincere regret for his ac-
tions, as Obama is simply a man who from time to time is
bound to make errors in judgment. If there is any good to
come out of this rather innocent miscue, the Editorial Board
hopes Americans can become more conscious of their word
choice and have a deeper appreciation for everyone with de-
velopmental disabilities.



Michigan Up In Smoke


Next month, the state
of Michigan will join
the ranks of 12 other
states who currently allow for
the use of medicinal marijuana
- the first located between the
Rockies and the East Coast.
Puff, puff, pass.
With 13 states (and more
exploring the issue) now ac-
cepting pot use as a legal form
of medication, the Editorial
Board can't help but wonder
how long before medicinal
marijuana becomes accepted
nationwide. Sure, the debate
gets raised all the time, but
maybe America has finally
reached a point in its history
where medicinal marijuana
may solve more problems
than pundits say such legis-
lation would cause. Unfortu-
nately, what will keep medici-
nal marijuana from becoming
legal in all 50 states lies in the
stereotypes perpetuated in
popular culture that touch
upon a small portion of users.


Yes, there will always be
"stoners," such as the ones
depicted in movies like "Har-
old and Kumar" and "Half
Baked," but what about the
50-year-old man who suf-
fers from glaucoma or the
woman battling with chronic
neck pain? Sadly, in states in
which medicinal marijuana
is not currently legal, other-
wise law-abiding citizens are
forced to turn to the streets
to score weed unnecessar-
ily feeding the machine that
is the American drug trade.
If they are unable to find pot,
then "legal" alternatives such
as prescription painkillers en-
ter the picture, which can lead
to abuse of the drug through
addiction and overuse.
While any major shock to
the status quo will come with
its initial problems, the march
to legalize medicinal mari-
juana across the board seems
more of a reality than ever
before.


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U.S. needs to focus
ver since the end of the Cold War, political and
historical experts alike have predicted a decline in
American hegemonic status. Some of the nuttier ex-
perts, such as Russian scholar Igor Panarin, have even pre-
dicted a complete collapse of our union into four differ-
ent republics. Longhorn fans will be pleased to know that
Panarin predicts the Republic of Texas will be the biggest
of the four new countries, incorporating even Florida.
Today, talks of American decline have all but dissipat-
ed as international leaders have begun worrying over the
prospects of American protectionism. Now, few wonder
when America's dominance will peter out, but whether
Uncle Sam is still strong enough to protect the global fi-
nancial community. The world doesn't have a choice but
to accept the premise that American leadership is the only
way out of this global economic fiasco.
We've already broken out our "We're No. 1!" foam fin-
gers, but that's not enough.
Take for instance last week's distraction caused by the
revelation that bonuses were paid out to AIG execs after
taxpayers had bailed out the insurance/bank conglomer-
ate.
The total sum of the bonuses, $165 million, was a pal-
try amount compared to the $170 billion AIG has received
and the total amount of money the government has put on
the table to spend our way out of the impending economic
Armageddon. The House of Representatives went into a
flurry of populist rage, passing a bill in record time, taxing
90 percent of the AIG bonuses, providing Webster's dic-
tionary with the best example of grandstanding to date.
Meanwhile, Rome burned.
This is not a time for petty discourse or blame games.
Our problems affect every citizen of the world. Iceland's


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on solving problems
government has already toppled
over economic turmoil connected
to our current financial woes. Just
this Saturday, Hungary's Prime
Minister resigned over the eco-
nomic mayhem in his own coun-
Matthew Christ try. The new weapon of mass
letters@alligator org destruction is global instability
caused by economic strife. The
world demands action and leadership from the United
States, and we're bickering over bonuses paid out to Wall
Street executives! Were the bonuses morally reprehensi-
ble? Of course. Should we be outraged? Yes! But outrage
doesn't solve anything. It's time to get over it and move on
to more pressing problems.
The young Obama administration has let the economic
crisis get away from them. President Barack Obama prom-
ised to turn our crises into opportunities but has allowed
Congress to turn into a collective rabid populist, looking
for someone to blame our and the world's woes on ever
since former President George W. Bush disappeared to his
ranch in Texas.
As college students at one of the nation's leading re-
search institutions, we're perfectly situated to turn crisis
into opportunities, to take the lead in solving the world's
problems, to not only cry fire in a crowded theatre, but
grab for the water hose, too. It's time to switch the nation-
al dialogue from populist outrage to constructive discus-
sion and action, to forever prove wrong the windbags like
Panarin.
After all, I'd much rather be a Gator than a Longhorn.
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Column


Locals should vote to protect citizen rights


Received a bit of a gift in one of my classes
last week, and I've been thanking the
gods of absurdity ever since. On Mon-
day, I had the pleasure of watching a debate
on the proposed Charter Amendment 1. It
was a slaughter and roused my latent politi-
cal conscience.
Charter Amendment 1, for those who
don't know, is a proposal which will remove
Gainesville's abilities to pass its own dis-
crimination categories instead only those
which are part of the Florida Civil Rights Act
will apply. Unfortunately, while the Florida
Civil Rights Act covers race, color, creed, re-
ligion, gender, national origin, age, handicap
and marital and familial status, it conspicu-
ously does not cover sexual orientation or
gender identity. So, if Amendment 1 passes,
discrimination protections will be removed
from individuals falling into either of those
two categories. And here I thought we were
living in 2009, not 1959.
Essentially, the pro-amendment side
makes two arguments in its defense, which
I would like to present to you now.
The first point was that in theory the
City of Gainesville could now make business-
es build unisex bathrooms. This would con-
ceivably cost these businesses money and,


S really, is there any-
thing more impor-
tant than that? Cer-
tainly not ensuring
the equal protection
of all our citizens.
E Ch Except the appro-
Eric Ch.ianese priate representa-
etters@alli gator org tives have already
come forward and
said that they were unable to find any busi-
ness within Gainesville which they would
force to do this. I guess the mere thought of
them having this power is too much for the
far right to stand. Oh, the Chamber of Com-
merce (which is anything besides a liberal
consortium) has come out in opposition to
Amendment 1. Now, unless President Ba-
rack Obama's creeping socialism has already
had time to infiltrate the Gainesville Cham-
ber of Commerce, I'm inclined to trust their
judgment that the two extra categories of
discrimination protection are not, as I keep
hearing, "bad for business."
The second point, however, was my fa-
vorite. Apparently, what I and all those who
are opposed to discrimination and Amend-
ment 1 fail to realize is this: Adding sexual
orientation and gender identity to the list of


protected groups will in point of fact -
increase discrimination! How could we be
this blind? See, here's the thing and I'm
paraphrasing a high-ranking member of a
group which is supporting the amendment
- if you add these categories, then why not
add pregnant women and veterans? Then,
the more groups you add, the more you
leave off!
The bottom line is that a vote for Amend-
ment 1 is whether intentionally or not a
vote for discrimination. Even if LGBT pro-
tections were bad for business (they aren't)
doesn't there come a time when a choice has
to be made? I'm reminded of a quotation by
the Clarence Darrow character in "Inherit
the Wind": "A wicked law, like cholera, de-
stroys everyone it touches its upholders
as well as its defiers."
I urge all of you to get out there and vote
no on Amendment 1. You can vote either
today or tomorrow at the Alachua Country
Administration Building, 12 S.E. First St.
There is no excuse for not making your voice
heard on this issue.
This is Gainesville. This is our town. Let's
make sure it belongs to all of us.
Eric Chianese is an English junior. His
column appears weekly.


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Article reveals bigotry
Richard Selwach reveals the
real agenda of the "Yes on Charter
Amendment 1" campaign in Hunt-
er Sizemore's March 20 article.
While they claim to be "protect-
ing" women and children, he ad-
mits that his bigotry toward trans-
gender people drives him.
Charter Amendment 1 is about
discrimination, plain and simple.
That is why groups like the
League of Women Voters and
the Gainesville Area Chamber of
Commerce have come out against
Charter Amendment 1.
Selwach indicts the whole "Yes
on 1" campaign with his hateful
and clearly misinformed com-
ments.
If you believe that discrimina-
tion is wrong, vote NO on Charter
Amendment 1 on March 24.
Ryan Vandeventer
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8, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2009


Locals rush to buy Twilight DVD


* SOME SPENT MORE THAN SIX HOURS
WAITING IN LINE TO BUY THE MOVIE.

Forty-five minutes before going on sale, "Twi-
light" DVDs were out of stock at the Borders on
Newberry Road.
By 10 p.m. Friday, about 70 fans were waiting
anxiously in line to get their hands on a copy of the
movie, which tells the story of a teenage girl who
falls in love with a vampire.
Elizabeth Sam, who arrived at 3 p.m., was the
first person in line.
"I called yesterday, and they said come early, so
I did," said Sam, a student at Santa Fe College.


At 10 p.m., Borders staff began to distribute lav-
ender tickets, which guaranteed customers copies
of the DVD. Tickets for special edition DVDs were
sold out by 10:03 p.m., and regular DVDs were sold
out by 11:15 p.m.
Local Several activities were planned to
News occupy everyone until midnight, in-
cluding "Twilight" trivia, a scavenger
hunt and a raffle.
After spending six hours in Borders, Sam said
she would do it all over again.
"I'm looking forward to waiting in a lot more
lines for the next three movies," she said.
MARY MANCHESS


STUDENT LIFE

Charity event team


films commercial


By CAROLYN TILLO
Alligator Contributing Writer

Five members of UF's award-
winning Dance Marathon team
traveled to Orlando last week
to film a commercial and attend
the Children's Miracle Network
Celebration, an event honoring
about 70 children from around
the world for their positive at-
titudes in the face of medical
struggles.
Representatives for UF's
event were sent after receiving a
summer award recognizing the
school's fundraising efforts and
overall program, which typically
draws more than 600 dancers, ac-
cording to Madison Cheatwood,
public relations chairwoman of
Dance Marathon at UF.
The Orlando celebration,
which also highlighted national
efforts made by Children's Mira-
cle Network last year, comes just
before UF's event, which will be
held April 4 and 5.
UF's Dance Marathon, which
has raised more than $2.8 million
since starting in 1995, is an event
where participants stay on their
feet for 26.2 hours to raise money
for the Children's Miracle Net-
work at Shands Children's Hos-
pital at UF.
While at the celebration, two
team members filmed a national
commercial that will air during
the cause's telethon this summer.
After being styled for the set
on Thursday, Justine Cubbage
and Kristine Putrino appeared
with Olympic gold-medalist


Mary Lou Retton and delivered
a plug about UF's Dance Mara-
thon.
Cubbage, overall chairwoman
for UF's Dance Marathon, said
UF's team members received au-
tograph books with the story of
each child who attended the cel-
ebration and went around asking
the children for autographs.
"It was really fun to see
how much they loved the
event and how much they
loved that we were there."
Kristine Putrino
UF Dance Marathon hospitality
chairwoman

Cubbage said she was amazed
to see what the children had gone
through, and the experience re-
minded her of the event's true
purpose.
She said she watched a video
about a child from Australia that
brought her to tears.
"Hearing his story reminds
me why I spend so much time
and effort working on Dance
Marathon," she said.
Putrino, hospitalitychairwom-
an for UF's Dance Marathon, said
she could see the excitement on
the children's faces.
"It was really fun to see how
much they loved the event and
how much they loved that we
were there," she said.
A kickoff event and toy drive
for UF's Dance Marathon will
take place March 29 at Flavet
Field.


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including possibly firing another faculty
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"My heart is no longer here." be teaching or even what department she'll
A"My be in if she's reinstated.
Andrea Pham She also said she will be a year behind
UF assistant professor in her application for tenure.
"I'm not happy at all with the way the
with the decision, but is still unsure about administrators have run the university,
her future at UF. and I'm not alone in this," she said.
She said she doesn't know what she'll Pham said the way UF handles layoffs


during the upcoming budget cut, which
should be finalized by mid to late May,
will help determine if she stays at UF.
"I just want to see how they're going to
do the next cut and how they live up to the
agreements that they've signed," she said.
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Dean's proposal includes four layoffs, cuts to graduate programs


EDUCATION, from page 1

two staff members would be fired, and the
college would cut about $1.4 million from its
$14.3 million budget, Emihovich told about
100 people in the Norman Hall Auditorium.
Four other faculty and staff positions that
will be vacant next year would be left un-
filled, and eight positions would have their
funding shifted from state dollars to non-
state funds.
In all, salaries would account for about
$892,000 of the savings. Cuts in operating ex-
penses total almost $319,000, while the other
personnel services (OPS) budget would be
reduced by about $212,000, which could
mean hiring fewer or no temporary faculty.
Two graduate degrees higher education
administration and educational psychology
- would also be phased out beginning fall
2009, she said, adding that it wouldn't affect
current students.
"All students would be able to complete
their current degrees," she said. "We would
just simply not take new students in."
Emihovich said the higher education ad-
ministration degree was targeted for elimi-
nation largely because a lack of faculty to


teach the required classes, combined with
no money to hire new faculty, would make
the degree difficult to sustain and could even
threaten accreditation in the future.
The educational psychology degree
would be cut because of low enrollment, she
said. There are currently only 17 students in
the program, she said.
"I can't afford to keep resourcing that
department when I've got other programs
where I have 100 students in a Ph.D. pro-
gram," she said after the presentation.
Also outlined in the proposal was a plan
to consolidate three degrees in the counselor
education program into one degree. This
change wouldn't affect the curriculum and
wouldn't save any money, but would allow
the program to be eligible for more fellow-
ships, she said.
Emihovich said some faculty may also
have to teach different classes or even teach
more classes under the proposal.
She said graduate assistants would not
see their funding reduced, though.
"We don't wanna cut them," she said after
the presentation. "They're our lifeblood."
She cautioned that her proposal is only
a draft and said she is looking forward to
hearing suggestions before it's finalized.


"What we really need is ideas," she said.
"We have really hard choices."
During the question and answer session,
educational psychology professor David
Miller asked Emihovich if she could rank
the cuts in order of priority in case the col-
lege received less than a 10 percent cut, but
Emihovich said she couldn't.
Miller then offered her some advice about
what not to cut.
"I think a lot of people would suggest
you remove the layoffs first," he said.
Emihovich is the second
Special dean to publicly present a 10
Report percent budget cut proposal,
which UF President Bernie Ma-
chen requested from all colleges and admin-
istrative units in response to a possible uni-
versity-wide budget cut of $72 to $75 million
in 2009-2010.
All proposals are due by April 1 to UF
Provost Joe Glover, and they will all be
made public on April 15, which will open
up a period of public discussion until UF's
Board of Trustees approves the final propos-
als in May.
Paul D'Anieri, dean of the College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences, UF's largest col-
lege with about 14,000 students, presented


a draft of his proposal Wednesday. Other
colleges have presented drafts of their pro-
posals to less fanfare, said UF spokeswoman
Janine Sikes.
The CLAS proposal includes cutting
about $9.3 million and laying off the equiva-
lent of about 67 faculty and staff positions,
according to D'Anieri's presentation.
The proposal would cut large chunks out
of the departments of religion and geologi-
cal sciences and would move the commu-
nication sciences and disorders department
to the College of Public Health and Health
Professions.
The reasons given by D'Anieri for cutting
those departments are similar to those cited
by Emihovich in discussing possible cuts to
programs in her college.
"Both religion and geological sciences
produce high-quality research, and geologi-
cal sciences brings in considerable external
funding," D'Anieri wrote in an e-mail. "But
both departments yield relatively small
numbers of majors and Ph.D. degrees rela-
tive to their budgets."
Moving the communication sciences and
disorders department was chosen as an op-
tion because "it is less central to the core
mission" of CLAS, he wrote.


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Classifieds
MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2009


ALLIGATOR
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$485 per bedroom-All inclusive!
3/3 TH!! Roommate match avail
<1 mi from UF! Huge 24hr gym!
free tanning,freeHBO/showtime
*Oxford Manor*(352) 377-2777
these apts kick other apts in the teeth
4-22-72-1

NEED ROOMMATES?
One Month Rent Free!
Inclusive 3's-$535, 4's-$482;
HUGE 2/2.5 Townhomes at $530/person.
FREE UF Parking, Cable, Water!
FREE Roommate Match, Tanning
FREE Alarms, W/D, 24hr Gym
Sparkling Pool, Tennis, BBall
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Great Bus Route! 2 Miles to UF
4-22-72-1

Low Rates+One Month Free!
W/D in unit We love Pets!
FREE Cable*Free Tanning!
Waived Move-in Fees!
HUGE 1,2,&3 Beds! 372-8100
4-22-72-1


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

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

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








PICK YOUR SPECIAL
IT'S THAT EASY!
Pick-A-Pair:Wii, Xbox 360,
iPOD touch, Cash, Cruise for 2
OR BRAND NEW SCOOTER
RENT FROM $459
Groups of 3+ also receive
42" TV or New Furniture
www.LexingtonCrossingUF.com
SIGN NOW! 352-373-9009
4-22-72-1

We Have your roommates!
We DON'T have fees....
NOW PET FRIENDLY!

Limited time only: $0 Deposit/$0 Fees, and
ask how to get your lease FREE!
$ign now and pay $0 fees. Nicely fur-
nished 2/1 or 4/2 condos renting by the
bedroom starting at only $439 all inclusive.
Furniture,cable,pest control,refuse & W/D all
included.GYM,PC LAB, POOL/SPA, AND
MORE!! Hurry will not last at these rates.
$ave $500!!!

352-377-6700 www.Ucommonscondos.com
4-22-72-1

HOT 2/2 AND 3/3 RENT SPECIALS !
BEST SPECIALS IN TOWN
Fully Furnished and All Inclusive
Free Roommate Matching
2 Bed/ 2Bath for ONLY $549
3 Bed/ 3 Bath for ONLY $459
Only $99 signing fees
www.LexingtonCrossingUF.com 373-9009
4-22-72-1


$487 Roommate Match!
Free $1100 Scooter! 1 Month Free!
*CASH BACK! No Signing Fees!
Luxury 2's & 3's! W/D Included.
*All Inclusive 2/2's-$588/rm; 3/3's $487/rm
FREE Roommate Match, Cable, Int.
HUGE walk-in closets, porches.
FREE Tanning, Gym, Comp. lab.
2 Miles from UF on bus route.
HiddenLakeUF.com 374-3866
4-22-72-1


::2 Blocks To UF:: -
Room in 4br condo incl utils, internet, cable
TV, pool. Very Nice $375. 283-8777
www.Gainesville-Rooms-4-Rent.com 4-22-
09-68-1

**LAMANCHA CONDOS**
Walk to Campus 4Br/1.5Ba. Includes elect,
cable tv, & high speed internet. $350/mo
352-278-9347, www.lamanchacondos.com
4-3-50-1


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

3BR/3BA avail now in 4BR/4BA Country-
side condo. $435/mo/room. Direct bus to UF
3 mi. Bball, pool, exercise room, nicely furn.
3rd Fir. W/D, wireless. Flo 352-357-9656,
Sebastian 352-874-8905 3-31-09-43-1

La Mancha furnished room 4 rent $385 2 blks
to UF/Shands/ VA includes dsl,utilities,cable
free call 352-284-7304 3-23-09-30-1

$385-4/4 Countryside Condo; available start-
ing summer or fall. Free internet, cable, and
utilities! On bus routes 9 and 35, very close
to UF campus on SW 23rd St. Call 352-514-
3398. 3-31-28-1

COUNTRYSIDE APARTMENTS
Spacious 4/4 w/ porch and walk in closets
475 a month covers everything! 200 SD
Call (305)799-7042 for more info 3-30-30-1

$385-4/4 University Terrace Condo; avail-
able immediately. Free internet, cable, and
utilities! On bus routes 12 and 35. Minutes
to UF campus and shopping on SW 34th St.
Call 352-514-3398. 3-31-25-1

$965+gru/cox per mo., nice,
roomy, furnished 3BR-1.5B
house 3mi from UF near NW 8
Ave on bus rte.#43, hardwood/tile,
W/D, well-lit, big yard, 222-4020 3-23-09-
21-1

Looking for female roommate to live in beau-
tiful 2/2 Millpond condo. It is a quite neighbor-
hood directly across from Gainesville Health
& Fitness. Bus stop right in front of house,
comes every 20 min to Campus. Ashley @
(305) 323 9742 3-24-09-14-1


2 BLOCKS TO UF--$349/MO
Everything Incl + Fully Furn!
Call Drew, 352-275-8555 4-22-34-1

4/2 House for rent available in Fall 2009.
Walk to campus. Huge rooms, Big Yard,
Extra Large Kitchen, 2 Living Rooms. Comes
fully furnished with all appliances. Must see!
Responsible inquiries only. 561-289-4759
3-26-09-14-1

Prof/Grad Student. All amenities. Studious &
quiet. Safe & secure. Short term. $350/mo.
Leave message 333-8300 3-26-09-10-1


2/2 FURNISHED Apt.: 1250 sq.ft., Patio,
Tile dining room, Dishwasher, Microwave,
Big Bedrooms. Close to campus and major
bus routes...Nice, Big, Great Price!!! Move in
as early as May 1. Multiple Lease Options
Starting from $650/mo. For more info email
Brad: bradleysharkey@gmail.com 4-6-15-1

Beautiful Townhouse on SW 20th Ave!
2B/2.5Ba, All Furn Incl, Free WiFi, W/D,
Pool/Gym, 2Min Drive to SW Rec, Bus Rts
20 21 & C. F UF Student Seeks F Roommate.
$460+hlf utls Avail Aug1 786-246-3049
3-30-10-1

$395/Month-Summer Lease(May- August)
Lexington Crossing-Looking for female or
male roommate to live in a 4BD/4Bth in-
cludes all utilities, on routes 9,34,36. Liliam
(305)457-9522 or grandota@ufl.edu 3-26-
09-7-1

2/2 Furnished apt. $850/month. WID in-
cluded. Up to $50 electricity included.
Looking for full year lease, mins from UF
campus. Call 863-838-7786 or rxalpa@ufl.
edu 3-26-7-1

Serious Student Wanted! Beautiful 3br/3b
condo, Wash/Dryer, Gym, Pool, HotTub,Free
Internet& Cable. Avail Summer/Fall $425/mo
+ utilities. Call 941-323-0778. 4-21-24-1

Room for sublease in 4bd/4br apartment in
Gainesville Place Apartments, May- August
2009.Furnished. Utilities, cable, and internet
are included. Rent is $529/month(negotiable).
Call 352-209-1650. 3-24-09-2-1


QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1BR apt. $375/mo.
*1BR cottage $435/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901. 4-22-08-72-2

LUXURY 2/2 ACROSS FROM UF!
From $599/person! W/D
Pets welcome! Free Parking!
$0 MOVE IN FEES
371-7777 CollegeParkUF.com
4-22-08-72-2


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

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

Terrific Two Bedrooms For Fall!
W/D*huge walk-in closets*park free
Downtown location Close to UF
Steps from everywhere you want to be!
Sign now, don't miss out the best location!
No fees & get $350 cash back! 338-0002
4-22-72-2

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

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

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


Affordable, Spacious, Comfortable
2br: $740; 3br: $799
1 month free & avail. NOW
Close to UF, Oaks Mall, Butler Plaza
pinetreegardens.com*376-4002
4-22-72-2

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

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


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

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


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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

Great Location Behind Butler Plaza
Affordable, Pet Friendly
Available Now & For Fall
1's-$639 2's-$730 3's-$899
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

ONE MILE TO UF
Available for Immediate and Fall
1/1 From $699 2/2 From $805 *
3/2 From $999 4/3 From $1350
AMAZING Specials!
(352) 376-2507 www.bivenscove.com
4-22-08-72-2


You're in Luck!
One Month FREE!
W/D in each unit!*Tanning!
FREE Cable *Pet Friendly
Waived Move-in Fees!: 372-8100
4-22-72-2


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.biketouf.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**0
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. 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



PO LOS
of Gainesville

Three Pools! Three Bus Routes!
Two Jacuzzis! Business Center!
Billards Room! Fitness Center w/ Free
weights! Sand Volleyball!
Tennis Courts! Basketball Courts!
Close to UF, Shands, 1-75, & Shopping!
1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms for NOW & Fall!!!
GREAT SPECIALS!!!
1/1-$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

One Month FREE!
Huge 1,2,3 Beds*W/D in unit!
Waived Move-in Fees*Tanning!
Rates as LOW as $321 per bed!
Free Cable w/ HBO: 372-8100
4-22-09-72-2

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







12, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2009


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

SSPYGLASS *
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

HUGE Luxury 2's & 3's
Luxury 3's from $397 a Room!
Ask how to get a FREE $1100 Scooter.
FREE Cable, Internet, Tanning, W/D.
Luxury 2/2's from $490/rm; 3/3's $397/rm
All Inclusive 2/2's-$588/rm; 3/3's $487/rm
Sparkling Pool with Water Fall
Only 2 Miles from UF on bus route.
HiddenLakeUF.com 374-3866
4-22-08-72-2

2 BLOCKS TO UF
One Month FREE!
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

*2-3BR/2BA APT IN HISTORIC HOUSE*
10 blocks to UF. Near downtown. High ceil-
ing, wood floor, W/D, tons of character. 404
SW 2nd St. $700/mo 352-214-9270 4-22-
09-72-2


WALK TO UF AVAILABLE NOW & FALL
1BR/$495 to $550/mo
2BR & 3BR $560 to $1050/mo
Gore Rabell Real Estate
378-1387 Gore-Rabell.com
4-22-08-72-2


SUN ISLAND
1BRs from $575 2BRs from $655
Sun Bay Sun Key Sun Harbor
352-376-6720 sunisland.info
Lower deposit for grad students!
4-22-08-72-2

Is, 2s, 3, & 4s for Fall
Prices from $305 $629/bedroom
Select units are townhomes & include w/d
Pet friendly, Pool, Tennis/Bball Courts
Close to UF, Oaks Mall, Butler Plaza
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 Bdrm- 1BA w/ Loft*
4 Blocks to UF. Cent AC, No Tow Parking,
Pet Friendly, $850/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


** 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 move-in cost!
1 & 2 BR Villas from $463
Close to Oaks Mall and Archer Road.
Pine Rush Villas 375-1519
4-22-09-59-2

One month FREE!
Zero move-in cost!
2 BR with bonus room from $577
Two blocks south of Archer Rd. & 34th St
Homestead Apts. 376-0828
4-22-09-59-2

One month FREE!
Zero move-in cost!
HUGE 2 & 3 BRs from $664
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. $1050/mo. 239-250-6149
3-31-09-36-2

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 Itsao12@hotmail.com
3-24-09-30-2

Very Nice Mother-in Law Suite Near Haile
1BR, living room, kitchen, dining room, full
bath, W/D, cable, utilities all included. $750/
mo. 367-0372 4-10-09-42-2


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. 4-3-09-36-2

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
4-3-09-35-2

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

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


$385-4/4 University Terrace Condo; avail-
able immediately. Free internet, cable, and
utilities! On bus routes 12 and 35; minutes
to UF campus and shopping on SW 34th St.
Call 352-514-3398 3-31-25-2

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 3-24-09-20-2

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/3BA house
wood floors, washer & dryer, central A/C
3514 NW 7th Place. Available for August
Call Manny 352-317-4408 4-2-09-26-2

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
4-2-09-26-2


Near UF 5BR/3BA
2,600 sq ft house
630 NW 36 Street. Available for August
call Manny 352-317-4408 4-2-09-26-2

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 4-22-09-40-2

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

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
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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

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

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

$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

2160 sq ft home on large 1/2 acre lot near UF
Campus and Glenn Springs Elem. Deck on
rear of house, exquisite trees, fenced in back
yard. Minutes from everything. 3120NW 31st
Blvd. 352-466-0358 3-30-09-13-2

3BR/2BA HOUSE
Hardwood floor, fenced yard, large storage
space. Convenient to UF. 807 NW 15th Ave.
$1050/mo 1st/last/deposit. Call 331-6844 or
317-1638 3-25-09-10-2

2/1 Newly upgraded w/ Stainless appl. New
tub/toilet/vanity Porcelain tile in liv rm kit bath
New carpet in bdrms. Ceiling fans W/D in unit
Cable/Internet avail. $735/mo. $600 deposit
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**LUXURIOUS 1800 SQ FT HOME**
SECLUDED, UPSCALE NEAR UF. 3/2, SUN
ROOM, COVERED PATIO W/D. $1400/MO
PERFECT FOR GRAD. AVAIL AUG. 1607
NW 12 RD 352-466-4171 LV MSG 4-1-09-
14-2

$525/mo Very spacious 1BR apt. Living
room, fully furnished kitchen, large BR, car-
peted, full BA. Private, gated patio. Cats al-
lowed. Avail 4/1. 1807 A NW 10th St. Call
376-0080 4-9-09-20-2

One BR apt. for rent. 1 person, 1 car, no
smoking, no pets, no fleas. Its is small but
has it all. All util pd. $360/mo, unfurnished.
Call Charlie or Jim 352-642-4772. Stop by
1215 NE 20th Ave. 3-26-09-10-2

***POOL HOME NEAR CAMPUS***
1500SQ FT. 3/2 WOOD FLOORS, W/D,
HUGE PATIO & SCREEN PORCH
OVERLOOK POOL. $1600/MO AVAIL AUG.
1325 NW 10th Ave. 352-466-4171 LV MSG
4-1-09-14-2

Visit www.gatorpads.com
for available units or call 352-284-0316
Houses, Duplexes, Condo, Townhouses.
Walk/Bike/Bus to UF Neat, clean, quality.
3-31-09-13-2

1BR/1BA NEXT TO UF CAMPUS
W/D incl in unit. Small pet ok. Pool/exercise
room. $800/mo 352-378-5801 x5 3-26-09-
10-2

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 3-27-09-10-2

Bike or walk to UF. Summit House Condos,
SW 16th Ave. 2/1 recently renovated and
nicely decorated.Quiet/safe. $800/mo + utili-
ties. $200 deposit. 2 Pools, laudry. No pets
per complex. Call 352-843-0220 to see.
3-27-10-2

HISTORIC HOMES
1-3BR apts + 2 houses 923 SE 4th St, 18
NE 10th St. High ceilings, porch, wood floors.
$500-$1100/mo. No dogs. 1st, last, sec. Call
378-3704, sallygville@aol.com 4-3-09-20-2

Walk to UF. Avail in May. 2BD 2.5BTH:
central ac/heat, laundry, full kit $1000. 2BD
1BTH: wall ac/heat, water incl $750. 1BD
1BTH: wall ac/heat, water incl $580. 1 yr
lease, SD, and NS. Contact 352-870-7256 or
gv1132601@gmail.com 4-22-09-26-2

*2/1 Apt, 8 Blocks to UF*
Tiled Throughout
Pet Friendly $700/mo
352-375-8256
4-22-26-2

*2/1 Apt. 3 Blocks to UF*
HW Floors, Large Rooms
Pet Friendly $850/mo
352-375-8256
4-22-26-2

*2/1 Apt-HW FIrs-UF 4Blks*
Newly Remodeled, W/D hookups
Pet Friendly, $1200/mo
352-375-8256
4-22-26-2

4/2 Close to campus, 3962 West Univ. Ave.
liv, din,& family rms. Fireplace, all appli-
ances, cent. Heat & Air, washer/dryer. Hot
tub. Available August 1. $1475 call 333-9874
3-31-09-10-2

Summer Rates + July Free
on 15 mo lease.
Sun Island 376-6720 sunisland.info 4-22-
09-26-2

$550 2BR/1.5BA TOWNHOUSE
UF, Shands area. Private parking & back-
yard; W/D hook-ups, laundromat, buses.
Quiet, safe. Private owner. Ceramic/carpet
option. 386-972-4115, moritae@yahoo.com
3-31-10-2

WOODSIDE VILLAS off Tower Rd. 7200 SW
8th Ave. 2BR/1BA + bonus rm. Flex leasing
terms. 1072 sq ft. Vaulted ceiling, W/D, DW,
fans, pool, newer carpet/tile, bus rte, NS, no
pets. $750/mo. Quiet area 352-339-6502
3-24-09-5-2


2br/2.5 ba townhouse for rent! $750.00 a
month. First month free!! Pet friendly! W&D
included! Close to UF and Santa Fe. Bus
stop in front of neighborhood. Call (727)-243-
4688 or (813)-833-3495. 4-8-09-15-2

$550.00 large 1 bedroom condo for rent.
Parquet floors & screened balcony.2nd floor
end unit close to UF,VA & Vet School.No
pets or smokers. Community pool. Call Vicki
at 352-316-3636 for more info. 4-1-09-10-2

2BR/1.5 BA townhouse w W/D. $750/month.
Some utilities included. Two blocks south of
Archer Rd. & 34th St. Rent directly from own-
ers. No middle agent. 786-399-4592 for appt.
4-7-09-14-2

2BR 1 BA Apts $650/MO
5 Blks to UF, Central H &Air
Laundry Fac. Carpet, Pets Allowed.
829 SW 5th Avenue
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 3-31-9-2

1BR 1 BA Near Sams Club! $400/Mo
Window A/C, Tile Floor, Laundry
Facilities on site. 2901 NW 14th St.
Call Merill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 3-31-9-2

BIKE TO UF! HUGE luxury 2006 2bd/2ba
condo for rent, 1.5 mi. from campus. Vaulted
ceilings, slated balcony, W/D, walk-in closets
& more. 1,410 sqft! Avail. May 2009. $1,100/
mo. 359-1112 or katewallis83@yahoo.com
5-26-09-30-2

1 & 2BR/1BA
W/D. Tile throughout, front gated patio. Pet
friendly. From $689/mo. Call 352-377-1633.
www.lenoxcorner.com 4-22-25-2

10 BLOCKS TO UF 2 story cottage. Very
private. Large, fenced yard. Pets ok. 2 car
parking underneath. Quaint 1BR/1BA, Lg
kitchen, dining room, living room. 226 SW
4th Ave. $675/mo. Avail 8/1 352-376-2184
4-1-09-10-2

10 BLOCKS TO UF Quaint 1BR/1BA apt in
historic Victorian house. Large rooms, wd
firs, high ceilings, fans, AC/heat, scrn porch,
huge fenced yard. Most pets ok. 225 SW 3rd
Ave. $550/mo Avail 8/1 352-376-2184 4-1-
09-10-2

LARGE ROOM
Mexican tile floors, private bath, private en-
try. Incl utils & cable. $550/mo. 1st month +
sec. 352-256-0999 3-26-08-5-2


PET'S PARADISE
$375 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR,
privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 4-2-09-
10-2

LARGE 4BR HOUSE, 2 blocks to UF/Sorority
Row area. Ample parking. Totally remod-
eled. Cent AC/Ht., wood floors, dishwasher,
icemaker, W/D, 1BA. Pets ok. $1840. 665-
8166 5-26-09-30-2

2BR HOUSE, 3 blocks to UF/Sorority Row
area. Central AC/Ht, wood floors, parking,
fenced yard. Pets ok. $950. 665-8166 5-26-
09-30-2

NW 1br minutes from UF, dwntwn,
Shands,cent air/heat, deck, w/d hkps, some
util incld $495 Edbaurmanagement.com
-1731 NW 6th St 375-7104 4-16-09-20-2

1/1 EFFICIENCY FOR RENT. $450/mo w/
utils &wireless incl. Bike to campus or down-
town. 250 sq ft, no stove. Semi-furnished.
Call 352-219-3608 to inquire. Avail May 1st.
3-26-09-5-2

CLOSE TO UF 2BR/1BA duplex hdwd firs,
yard, W/D, pet ok $825/mo 1010 NW 3 Ave
2BR/1BA home, parking, W/D, yard, pet ok
$975/mo 618 NW 14 Ave 1.5BR/1BA, yard
W/D hk-up. pet ok $595 608 NW 24 Ave
Avail 8/1/09. 561-350-1552, 561-703-8490
4-22-09-21-2

WWW.BELLAPROPERTIES.NET
Luxury Apartments at a great price!
Call 335-5424
4-2-09-10-2

2BR/1BA Central heat, mobile home from
$375-$450/mo, incl water. No pets. 4546 NW
132th Street. 376-5887 4-22-23-2


Available Now or Fall: Cute & Clean Vintage
4bd/2.5ba behind Applebee's. Bike to UF!
Wd firs, CH/AC, W/D, fans, blinds. Huge
rooms! 907 NW 11th Ave $1760/mo Others
avail! www.cozygator.com 352-338-7670
3-27-09-5-2

Available Fall: Several Cute & Clean 2 & 3
BR homes near UF. Some wood floors, all
with CH/AC, W/D, fans, blinds, & lawn up-
keep. Rent @ $850-$1350/mo. Others avail-
able! www.cozygator.com, 352-338-7670
3-27-09-5-2

Available Fall: Several Cute & Clean Studio
& 1-BR vintage apts. near UF & downtown.
All have wood firs, fans, & blinds. Pets pos-
sible. Rent from $595-$750/mo. Others avail-
able! www.cozygator.com. 352-338-7670
3-27-09-5-2


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SUMMER SUBLEASE in THE LAURELS
1 room. Available May-July. Spacious apt.
Private Balcony. Guard Gate. Country Club.
Close to Publix. On Bus Route. Washer/
Dryer. $400/mo. Call Randy: 561.213.2899
3-27-09-13-3

Spacious 1BR apt to sublet $500/mo. Money
saved. 4117 SW 20th Ave. #249. Pine Rush
Villas. Private bath, private BR. All furniture
is for sale bargain priced! 352-226-8959,
352-221-0119 3-23-09-5-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE COURTYARDS
$469 Directly across street from UF
Multiple rooms available
Completely Furnished/Utilities Included
Mike: mbiemann@ufl.edu 949-981-5012
3-24-5-3

Summer Sublease: 1 bedroom/ 1 bath in 3/3
townhouse. In a great location, available fur-
nished. Will sacrafice for only $300 a month.
Call 954-288-5889 4-10-09-18-3

1 BLOCK FROM UF/LIBRARY WEST! 1
BR/1BA IN 2/2 IN LOOKING GLASS APTS.
FREE INTERNET. WASHER/DRYER,
DISHWASHER. AVAIL 5/1-8/15. $499/
MONTH OR BEST OFFER. (850) 525-4532.
3-31-10-3

Royal Village Sublease $325
One or Two bedrooms available
Walk to UF. Near Sorrority Row.
On Bus Route
(985)-249-9061 3-24-5-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE 3/3 @ University
House Apts, May-August. Brand new. Private
balcony, wash/dry, totally furnished, close to
campus. For more info, call 954-558-3017.
3-24-5-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE @ Windsor Park:
MAY-AUGUST. Master Bedroom w/ private
bath. Wash/dry. PETS WELCOME. 3 diff bus
routes. $595 all inclusive. FEMALES ONLY:
Call/text Leia for more info (248) 497-0585
3-23-09-3-3

Corner of 13th & University. Lg rm w/pvt BA
& walk-in closet in 2BR/2BA, W/D. Heritage
Oaks (behind Bagels Unlimited) Quick walk
to UF. Avail 5/1 7/31. Currently pay $729/
mo, you pay $425/mo. Drew 419-360-8130
3-26-09-5-3


Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Greenwich Green 372-8100
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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
01BR hdwd firs, pvt ba avail in beautiful NW
house close to UF $395/mo
352-316-3930 www.gainesville-rent.com.
4-3-09-60-4


-:: 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

1BR/1BA avail march 1st in 2Br/2BA for re-
sponsible mature individual. $390-$400/mo
+ utils. Barandywine on Archer Rd. yttek@
yttek@hotmail.com or 305-332-6566 3-24-
09-33-4

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. 3-26-09-15-4

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 3-26-15-4

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

HOMES FOR SALE/RENT
Cash or financing. No application fee.
Only a few left. Pay as little as $569/mo.
Low interest for qualified buyers.
Call now 352-378-4411 EHO 3-31-15-5

Roommate wanted for 3/2 house on 1+ Acre
w/ pool. Quiet neighborhood great for grad
student or working professional. $495 plus
half the electric. 15 min to UF & Shands.
Move in Today! 772-201-9933 4-10-09-20-4

GREAT HOUSE, GREAT LOCATION
Needs just one more roommate. Bedroom
overlooks the swimming pool in large 3/2.
All utilities and W/D included $425. Move in
now. Call Karl at 332-5030. 3-23-09-5-4

Room for rent in 2/1 available May 1st 3
blocks from midtown, walk to campus, 16
NW 20th Dr. $450/month + 1/2 utilities (ne-
gotiable). Contact Mike mschwartzseid@aol.
com or 352-514-6114 5-21-09-30-4

LARGE NICE 2BR/2BA CONDO
Close to campus. 3 bus rts, clubhouse, pool.
$360/mo + 1/2 utils. Call 352-682-1900 or
email defangluo@yahoo.com 3-24-09-5-4

$400-Female roommates needed for beauti-
ful 4/4 University Terrace condo on SW 34th
St. All utilities included, available starting im-
mediately/summer/fall. On bus routes 12 and
35, minutes to UF and walking distance to
food and shopping! Call 352.262.0628. 4-9-
15-4

2 Females, 2BRs in 3/2 beautiful 5 yr old
house. 2 car garage, fully furn, except BRs.
W/D. 7 mins to UF on bus rte. Very safe com-
munity $440/mo incl utils, cable, internet,
security system. Call 321-662-1772 4-2-
09-10-4

Female wanted to share brand new
3br/3ba home near campus. Washer
& dryer included. $500 plus 1/3
utilities, non-smoking, serious
students only. 813-610-1698 3-31-7-4







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home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
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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

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

HOMES FOR SALE/RENT
No appl. fee. Rent $1 deposit. Sales: Cash
of Finance 0% interest rate avail. no pymt
until May Pay as little as $569/mo. Only a
few left Call now 352-378-4411 EHO 3-31 -
15-5

NW gainesville condo for sale, Timberway,
2 bedroom, 2 bath, all appliances, screened
porch, nice quiet complex $99,000.00 (239)
334-8119 3-30-09-7-5


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

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 $160. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-22-72-6

Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box. New
in plastic, warr. Can del. $100 317-4031

SOFA $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still
in pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 4-22-72-6

*Queen & Full Mattress sets $60/each
ORecliner $75
*Dining Table w/4 chairs $125
Call 215-3403 for more information 3-25-
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PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-22-08-72-10


UF SURPLUS 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





*00000 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

***ww. 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


2008 American Lifan 200cc Enduro. Only
250 miles! Garage kept. $1600. (352) 225-
3349 3-27-5-11


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

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

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


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


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


*****ATTENTION*****
0000* SUN CITY AUTO SALESOOSOS
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

**HEADLINERS SAGGING?**
POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK?
On site available. Call Steve 352-226-1973
4-22-28-12


CARS FROM $29/MO!
Hondas, Chevys, Jeeps and More!
$0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr.
For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
5-28-09-32-12


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 3-27-09-74-13


$$$$ NEED MONEY $$$$
Will pay you cash for guns, gold, motorcy-
cles, cars, or anything of value. (561)252-
3135 6-2-30-13


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

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.

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

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

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

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







MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2009 U ALLIGATOR, 15


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


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


MOTHER'S HELPER JONESVILLE
SUN-THURS NIGHTS JULY '09-JUNE '10
1st grader help w h/w, supper n tidy house.
email : norial@mac.com
7-2-30-14


PHONE SURVEY INTERVIEWERS
WANTED. Start work today! No sales.
Opinion research only! Flexible schedules!
Perceptive Market Research 336-6760 ext
4081. Call now! 4-22-31-14


BIG LOU'S PIZZERIA
Now hiring servers, pizza makers, cooks and
drivers. Serious workers only. Apply in per-
son 5 SE 2nd Ave Downtown. 4-8-20-14


Premier Corporations is Now Hiring
Necessary qualifications:
- highly organized (goal + deadline oriented)
-comfortable proficiency w/computers +
new software (basic knowledge of
graphics/graphic design is a plus)
- skilled in communication + conflict
resolution
- critical + analytical + creative thinking
Submit resumes to:
jobs@premiercorporations.com
3-25-09-10-14


Oak Hall School is seeking energetic, cre-
ative, and enthusiastic individuals with a love
for children to staff its summer day camp
program. Positions in the camp are available
in our Preschool day camp, our Kindergarten
day camp, our Middle School day camp, and
our elementary school age day camp offered
at Oak Hall. We also have positions at our
elementary school age day camp at Camp
McConnell in Micanopy. Individuals for the
day camp should be available to work daily
from June 8-July 31. Interested applicants
should submit a resume to Jeff Malloy,
Oak Hall School, 8009 SW 14th Avenue,
Gainesville, FL 32607 or via e-mail at jmal-
loy@oakhall.org by March 27th. Interview
information regarding group interview on
March 28th will be sent out upon receipt.
3-26-09-9-14


MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST: Full time.
Scheduling, phone calls, verifying insurance,
entering payments and coordinating office
activities. Resume afn22025@bellsouth.net
4-10-20-14

PHONE AGENTS NEEDED
Must have Excellent Vocabulary and
Communication skills. PC skills needed.
Apply Now!
4112 NW 22nd Drive. 352-371-5888 x 111
4-22-28-14


Seeking part-time editor; must have prior
editorial/copy editing experience and for-
mal training in advance grammar skills.
Preference will be given to journalism majors.
Rate is $9 per hour. Please send resume to
alexakos@gue.com. 3-23-09-5-14


Sales Clerk Friendly & dependable per-
son for men's urban clothing. FT/PT. Apply
at Soul Train Stops. 2 E. University Ave.
Downtown. Call 372-7922. 3-23-5-14


Long Hair Models sought.
Hip to knee length and longer only please.
Earn $80-300, no exp. ness. no cutting. ca-
sual to elegant attire.
352 792 1824 www.longhair.org 4-6-09-15-
14


Administrative Assistant
Seeking capable, motivated individual for
PT/FT work. Tasks from email and phone
to filing and bookkeeping organization re-
quired. QuickBooks/bookkeeping useful.
Communication skills essential. Flexible
schedule, small/friendly environment
with growth potential. Email resume to
corey@gue.com 3-23-09-5-14

TENNIS STAFF NEEDED
33rd Annual GATOR TENNIS CAMP 2009
STAFF NEEDED GOOD PLAYERS ONLY
4 WEEKS IN JUNE-ON CAMPUS COURTS
GOOD PAY, GOOD HOURS, GOODTIMES
CALL COACH M. B. CHAFIN AT 392-3538
IF NO ANSWER-LVE MESSAGE THANKS
4-22-09-26-14

Make Money Giving Away FREE Cell Phones.
Keep Your Number-FREE Activation. NO
DEPOSIT Regardless of Credit. Network
Provider: "Can You Hear Me Now?" Details
at http://IBMC.com 3-24-09-5-14

INDEP. SALES REPS NEEDED for AVON
Earn an extra $300/ month being your own
boss! Ask me how! Contact: Shannon -
AVON indep. sales rep shannon.AVON@
email.com or (352)316-1699 3-23-09-4-14

NIGHT NANNY needed: newborn twins;
S-TH; or F/SAT 11pm to 7am; $11.50/hr
in-home newborn exp req / twin exp pref;
prev nighttime exp pref; APR/MAY/JUNE?
Noah's Ark Nanny; e-mail resume, pix,
sched to gnv@nanoneone.com 3-24-09-5-
14

Opus Cafe Coffee Bar
We are searching for fun and active stu-
dents to work 12 to 30 hours per week at a
fast paced coffee bar near campus.

Starting pay is $7.75/hour + tips.

Call Tim for employment information at
352.262.0822.

An application may also be downloaded at
www.opus-cafe.com.
3-26-09-7-14

You're already socializing on the net.
Why not make some cash
while you're at it?
www.wont-look-back.com 941-321-6618
3-24-09-5-14


FT/PT Stock/clerk. Pinch a Penny.
Apply in person. 7112 W. University Ave or
5010 NW 34th St. 3-31-09-10-14

FUN SUMMER JOB ON CAMPUS
Seeking enthusiastic and outgoing UF stu-
dents to help with meal plan sales from May-
July on UF campus. Approx. 20 hrs a week,
$10/hr plus cash bonuses, flexible hours and
evenings plus free meals! Must enjoy inter-
acting with others in a professional manner
and have a positive attitude. Retail, custom-
er or volunteer experiences a plus. Apply on-
line at www.gatordining.com 3-25-09-6-14

Experienced Waitstaff Needed
Gator Dining Services, located on the UF
campus, is now hiring servers for the newly
remodeled Arredondo Room. Previous serv-
ing experience preferred, upbeat attitudes
and excellent customer service a must.
Interested applicants should apply online at
www.gatordining.com 3-25-09-6-14

DENTAL ASSISTANT CERTIFIED
Exp FXN. PT up to 40/hr/wk. Enjoy helping
children? Great opportunity for reliable, self-
starter. Fax resumes or inquires to 352-375-
4268 3-24-09-5-14

***MARTIAL ARTS INSTR. WANTED***
For growing TKD/MMA school
in Gville. Friendly, energetic
person. Experience preferred.
Leave msg. at (352) 375-0700
3-31-09-10-14

The UF Small Animal Hospital is seeking an
outgoing, friendly individual for part time re-
ceptionist work. Pay: $9-$11/hour. Contact
Linda at: stanleyl@vetmed.ufl.edu 3-25-09-
5-14


Seeking highly motivated IT support techni-
cian with experience in networs and general
"help desk" support. Must be able to install,
modify/repair software/hardware and train
users on software applications.
Flexible schedule woth opportunity for 15-40
hours a week.

Please submit resume along with compensa-
tion requirements to tguynn@perryroofing.
com 3-26-09-5-14





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Health & Fitness'
Obtain valuable experience for your future!!
Gainesville Health & Fitness Center
is looking for highly motivated,
responsible, hardworking
individuals for the following positions...
Floor Instructors
Kids' Club Attendants
Receptionists
Maintenance/Housekeeping
We will be holding a Job Fair on
March 25th from 1-4pm
March 26th from 9-Noon
At 4820 Newberry Road!
3-24-09-3-14

Wesley UMC seeking youth director 10 hrs
per wk. Required Sun.AM & PM, Wed.PM.
Experience helpful. Submit resume & letter
to secretarywumc@bellsouth.net. See www.
afn.org/-weslelyumc. 3-25-09-5-14

PT help needed to care for pool & light yard
work. $9/hr. Available immediately. NW
Gainesville. 373-2283 call after 11am.
3-26-09-5-1

NANNY needed: toddler twins;
M,T,W 9-5 TH 9-1; exp req; $10.50/hr
28hrs/wk must commit to Aug 2010
Noah's Ark Nanny: e-mail resume,
pix, sched. gnv@nanoneone.com 3-25-09-
3-14

SUMMER AD SALES and MARKETING
INTERNSHIP/JOB. Earn $$$ plus
commissions and gain valuable sales and
mktg experience working for Plan-It Florida
the FREE daily planner for students at Gator
Textbooks. GREAT RESUME BOOSTER!!!
Email your resume to
fla09.oc101 @hiredesk.net for more
information 4-10-09-15-14.


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

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

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


Resume Pro $60
email: ruby.sc@gmail.co
3-23-5-15


MATH & PHYSICS TUTOR
First hour FREE. 11 years experience.
Bilingual. Call Francisco at 352-494-8582
4-15-20-15


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


ADOPTION-Pregnant and considering this
option? Loving couple seeks newborn/infant.
Expenses paid. Call in confidence to attorney
Rebecca Caballero, 904-886-9552. (FL Bar
#0028857) 4-6-09-15-16

Affordable Dental Programs
Only $14.95/month for Individuals $19.95/
month for your Entire Household!
Visit our Web Site and Sign-up Today!-
mybenefitsplus.com/khunter
3-30-09-10-16


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
4-22-08-72-18


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


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


ADOPTION-Pregnant and considering this
option? Loving couple seeks newborn/infant.
Expenses paid. Call in confidence to attorney
Rebecca Caballero, 904-886-9552. (FL Bar
#0028857) 4-3-09-15-20

GUN SHOW
Sat March 29th 9am-5pm & Sun March 29th
9am-4pm at the American Legion 26821 W
Newberry Rd. Concealed weapon classes
daily. www.guntradergunshows.com 3-27-
09-5-20


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

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


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


BEACH HORSEBACK TOURS KELLY
SEAHORSE RANCH
Amelia Island FL north of Jacksonville
KellyRanchlnc.com
Call for Reservations: 904-491-5166 3-24-
09-5-21


GMG TRANSPORT
WiFi on buses New Departures
Thur 1 & 4:30 / Fri 1, 3 & 4:30
Ret Sun 2 & 4 pm Mon 2 pm -Also
Reverse trips Credit card payments, no xtra
charge pay by phone or in person- $35 O/W
$45 R/T www.gmgtrans.com 352-215-8196
4-22-72-23


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


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










Sports 11 i l""

MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2009


UF downs Temple, to face UConn

By CHRISTOPHER YAZBEC
Alligator Writer
cyazbec@alligator.org

The Gators aren't ready to call it quits just


yet.
No. 8-seed UF (24-7) played loose and
inspired basketball Sunday and showed no
sign of postseason inexperience as it knocked
out No.9-seed Temple (21-10) 70-57 in the first
round of the NCAA Tournament in Storrs,
Conn.
The Gators' reward for advancing to the
second round for the first time since 2004: a
meeting with No. 1 overall seed Connecticut
(34-0) on Tuesday night on the Huskies' home
court.
"We knew that Temple was going
to come out fast, and they did."
Susie Gardner
UF women's basketball assistant coach

It didn't take long for the team to turn its
attention to the next opponent.
"I'm just glad that I can say the words
UConn now because I've had to hold it in for a
whole week," UF assistant coach Susie Gard-
ner said. "I've scouted them and not been able
to say anything, except I called some friends
just to talk about UConn just to get it out of
my system. But now I can finally say it out
loud. So I'm a little relieved there as well."
The Gators shot lights out in the first half
against the Owls, draining just over 60 percent
of their shots and building a 41-33 advantage
at the break.
Temple closed to within 4 early in the sec-
ond half and chipped into UF's lead on sever-
al occasions, but the Gators were in complete
control throughout.
"We knew that Temple was going to come
out fast, and they did," Gardner said. "But we
felt like we were probably in better shape, and
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UF guard Sha Brooks shoots during the Gators' 70-57 victory in the
first round of the NCAA Tournament in Storrs, Conn., on Sunday.


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Gymnasts place third at SEC Championships despite injuries


* ONLY 7 OF THE TEAM'S 12
MEMBERS COMPETED.

By EUGENIO TORRENS
Alligator Writer

The UF gymnastics roster has
12 names on it. Only seven of those
names were able to compete at the
Southeastern Conference Champi-
onships on Saturday.
As depleted as the team was,
the seven gymnasts competing fin-
ished third with a score of 196.75,
the team's fourth best score this


season.
"The team inside and outside
of the arena was amazing," junior
Melanie Sinclair said. "Under these
circumstances, under this pressure,
under everything that's been going
on, we were able to pull out third
place? That's amazing. That's phe-
nomenal."
The team drew the Olympic
rotation, meaning it was the same
format as home meets: vault, un-
even bars, balance beam and floor
exercise.
The Gators opened up on vault
with a 49.2 thanks to a pair of 9.85s


from Sinclair and Maranda Smith.
Corey Hartung, who returned to
the competitive lineup for the first
time since the Feb. 28 meet against
Georgia, turned
in a season-best
score of 9.9.
UF coach
Gymnastics Rhonda Faehn
credited Har-
tung's return as
an enormous boost for the whole
team.
"To do as amazing as she did
with the limited amounts of train-
ing going into the competition was


just phenomenal," Faehn said.
Hartung said she spent the
weekend mentally preparing her-
self, envisioning how she wanted
her routines to go and blocking out
her injured calf, which she said was
still tight.
The Gators moved to bars,
where Hartung's return was un-
deniably noticeable. With only five
gymnasts on the bars lineup, there
was no room for error, and the team
responded with a 49.375, the best
bars score for the Gators since they
hosted Kentucky on Jan. 30.
Hartung and Sinclair posted


9.95s, good for second overall.
Smith pitched in a 9.9 and all-
arounders Elizabeth Mahlich and
Courtney Gladys scored 9.8 and
9.775, respectively.
"We had only five people on
bars. Normally that would make
it a stressful situation," Faehn said.
"This team did not respond that
way. They were very calm. They
performed aggressively there."
Beam was the Gators' only per-
ceivable hiccup. The team's 48.825
was fueled by Sinclair and Gladys'
SEE GYM, PAGE 18


EThe UF men's golfers placed fourth in
their weekend tournament. For a story on
their weekend along with coverage of the UF
women's track and field team and Santa Fe
College softball, go to alligatorSports.org.


* Five different people two of whom work
for the Alligator are tied for first place in
our Bracket Challenge with 54 points after
the first weekend. Sports Editor Evan Drexler
is tied for 21st place with 51 points.


I OL QUSTO I


Today's question: Which No. 1 seed will lose first
in the men's NCAA basketball tournament?

Previous question: Is your bracket already bust-
ed at the end of the first day of the men's NCAA
basketball tournament? (see right for results)


Gators knock


off Hurricanes

By MIKE DiFERDINANDO
Alligator Staff Writer
mdiferdinando@alligator.org

Walter Hodge opened the night with a deep
three just 13 seconds into the game, and the Gators
never looked back.
UF (25-10) went on a 20-2 run
to start the game and cruised to a
74-60 win against Miami (19-13)
in the second round of the Na-
tional Invitation Tournament on
Friday night.
The Hurricanes finally got on
the board with 14:31 left in the
first half.
Calathes "It was just the energy,"
sophomore guard Nick Calathes said.
"We wanted to come out and play. I think we
made the step-up plays tonight the little plays to
win the game."
Calathes seems to have recaptured the form he
showed earlier this season. The point guard scored
a game-high 21 points and dished out seven as-
sists.
He also broke his own single-season school as-
sist record with 224 on the year. Calathes racked up
221 last season.
"I love him," Miami coach Frank Haith said.
"He's as good a point guard as there is in the
country. If there's a guy out there that can pass the
ball better than him, I want to see him."
Sophomore Alex Tyus registered his fifth dou-
ble-double with 13 points and 12 boards.
The center has finished in double figures in 11 of
the Gators' last 13 games.
Despite feeling under the weather, forward Dan
SEE NIT, PAGE 18


Percent (Votes)
60% (25)
40% (17)
42 TOTAL VOTES






MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2009 U ALLIGATOR, 17


UF BASEBALL

Panteliodis excels in relief role, gets win against UT


By KYLE MAISTRI
Alligator Staff Writer
kmaistri@alligator.org

Despite getting just 2 1/3 innings from preseason ace Pat-
rick Keating, UF (14-7, 3-3 Southeastern Conference) was able
to come from behind and record a 7-5 victory Sunday in McK-
ethan Stadium, completing the weekend sweep of Tennessee
(9-12, 1-5 SEC).
Freshman Alex Panteliodis (2-2, 4.44 ERA), who has been
used primarily as a starter this season, replaced Keating in the
third and pitched four scoreless innings, giving the Gators' of-
fense a chance to climb back in the game after being down 4-2
after three innings.
"(I was) very surprised it was that early," Panteliodis said.
"I expected Pat to go a little bit longer, but it happens. It's hap-
pened to me."
In Panteliodis' second relief appearance of the season, he al-
lowed two hits and walked one batter while keeping an inher-
ited runner at third base after coming in with one out.


"I thought he did an outstanding job and changed the mo-
mentum for us," UF coach Kevin O'Sullivan said.
Keating struggled early, and the Volunteers were able to
capitalize on his ineffectiveness. Tennessee scored 3 runs in the
first two innings behind a pair of doubles.
"I thought (Panteliodis) did an outstandingjob
and changed the momentum for us."
Kevin O'Sullivan
UF baseball coach

UF third baseman Clayton Pisani made a throwing error on
the first play of the game, putting Josh Liles, who would score
the first run, on first base. Keating gave up back-to-back singles
in the second before Zach Osbome dropped one just inside the
right-field line, scoring 2 more runs for Tennessee.
Though Keating's last two outings have been a poor start
and a blown save, O'Sullivan said he isn't nervous about his
leader in the rotation.


"He's too good of a pitcher," he said. "He's had too much
success for him not to turn his performance around."
While the Volunteers got on the scoreboard early, the
Gators hit into two double plays with the bases loaded in the
first three innings and took a little longer to get to Volunteers
starter Bryan Morgado.
In the seventh inning, senior left fielder Avery Barnes tripled
home Adams and scored on a pinch-hit single from freshman
Preston Tucker, giving the Gators a 6-4 lead.
The Gators needed help from the top of the lineup in Friday
night's series opener as well, and junior center fielder Matt den
Dekker more than answered the call. Down 2-1 in the bottom
of the eighth inning with two outs and a runner on third, the
newly anointed leadoff man blasted a home run over the right-
field wall, giving UF a 3-2 win.
"A play like that can certainly ignite a team," O'Sullivan
said.
The Gators came out swinging in Game 2 on Saturday and
ran away with a 10-2 victory behind first-inning home runs
from Barnes and Buddy Munroe.


Nelson energizes crowd, team in weekend sweep of Vols


* THE GATORS ARE NOW ON A 21-
GAME WINNING STREAK.

By ADAM BERRY
Alligator Staff Writer
aberry@alligator.org

With her team down 1-0 to Tennessee in
the bottom of the fourth inning Sunday, Sta-
cey Nelson stepped out of the UF dugout, en-
ergizing the home crowd and telling them the
Gators were about to get back into the game.
"This is it!" Nelson screamed to the fans.
"We're getting it right here!"
As the senior pitcher promised, UF tied
the game that inning and pulled ahead with
a 3-run fifth, taking them to a 4-1 win over


the Volunteers in Game 3 of the weekend se-
ries. With the victory, the No. 1 Gators (32-2,
11-0 Southeastern Conference) completed the
sweep of the No. 6 Volunteers (24-6, 2-3 SEC).
Nelson (17-2, 0.39 ERA) has primarily led
by example during her career and she con-
tinued to do so this weekend by striking out 21
batters and only giving up eight hits in 14 in-
nings but her mid-game guarantee brought
a noticeable change in her leadership tactics.
"I've kind of taken on the role as the pump-
up leader, or tried to at least," Nelson said.
With the sweep of the Volunteers, the
Gators pushed their win streak to 21 games.
"Any time you're looking at an opportu-
nity to win a conference championship, you
need to take some sweeps," UF coach Tim
Walton said. "You've got to beat great teams,


and we beat a great team this weekend. I was
really proud of the way we played."
After losing 7-0 twice on Saturday, Tennes-
see made adjustments before Game 3, and it
took UF nearly half the game to catch up. The
Gators took advantage of the high number of
inside pitches they saw Sat-
O urday, but Volunteers pitcher
Cat Hosfield went outside and
away on Sunday.
Softball UF made its own adjust-
ments in the fourth inning.
With two outs and two strikes
on the board, center fielder Michelle Moultrie
tied the game at 1 with an infield single that
drove in Brooke Johnson. The next inning, the
top of the order came through with 3 runs on
three straight doubles from Kelsey Bruder, Ali


Gardiner and Francesca Enea.
"The whole game, we were trying to make
adjustments because Tennessee came out to-
day for Game 3 with a lot better adjustments
and pitched us completely different than they
did in the two games before," Gardiner said.
The Gators came out on fire in their Sat-
urday doubleheader. Corrie Brooks was the
hero at the plate in Game 1, as her third-inning
grand slam her third of the season put
UF ahead 5-0.
With the win in Game 1, Walton became
the winningest coach in UF softball history,
and he immediately added to his record in the
next game.
Sophomore Stephanie Brombacher (15-0,
0.67 ERA) held the Volunteers to just two hits
in Game 2 while striking out nine batters.


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UF WOMEN'S SWIMMING

Gators finish seventh at NCAA Championship meet


By MERCEDES MACHADO
Alligator Writer

Junior swimmer Gemma Spof-
forth makes a habit out of setting
records, and her performance at the
NCAA Championships meet in Col-
lege Station, Texas, proved that.
Spofforth dominated from the
start of the weekend by placing
fourth in the 200-yard individual
medley with a time of 1:54.73,
beating her previous UF record of
1:55.39. On the final day, Spofforth,


freshman Teresa Crippen and junior
Stephanie Proud also swept the 200-
yard back, giving UF its 100th na-
tional title.
Spofforth said she swims for her
coaches and for her mom.
"I lost my mom about a year and
a half ago, and when I look up at the
board, I do it for her," she said.
Her coaches helped her overcome
the "post-Olympic blues" and have
pushed her to the high level she's
maintained all season. She repaid
them for their effort this weekend.


"Gemma Spofforth has
been outstanding, not only
in the pool, but as a leader
of this team."
Gregg Troy
UF swimming and diving coach

"Gemma Spofforth has been out-
standing, not only in the pool, but
as a leader of this team," UF coach
Gregg Troy said.
Spofforth and the other Gators


women selected for the NCAA
snatched a seventh-place finish this
weekend, placing in the top 10 for
the ninth consecutive year. Thir-
teen swimmers and divers captured
34 All-American honors including
honorable mentions, with Spofforth
leading the pack.
Other standouts included fresh-
man Jemma Lowe and Crippen,
who placed fourth in the 200 but-
terfly and set a UF record in the 400-
yard IM, respectively.
"We have a promising future


because we probably had the most
freshman at this meet," Troy said.
"And the good news for us is they're
all returning."
The team is proud of its seventh-
place finish, but Spofforth believes
there is still more within her reach.
Her tenure on the UF swimming
and diving team is not over yet.
"Each and every day was harder
and harder," Spofforth said. "Next
year (my senior year), I'd like to
make it on the first-, second- and
third-place platform."


UF excited for tough second-round opponent


NCAA, from page 16


if we could continue, we might get the
lead and sustain it."
Seniors Sha Brooks and Marshae Dot-
son didn't hold back in their first trip to
the Big Dance in three years.
Brooks tallied a game-high 18 points,
while Dotson, who started 4-of-4 shoot-
ing, totaled 13. Junior Steffi Sorensen gave
the Gators another big boost with her 13
points and 13 rebounds along with three
assists and three steals.
Sorensen, as she has done for much of
the season, got her hands on seemingly
every loose ball, tipping it to a teammate


if she couldn't corral it.
"She was a little disappointed, ironi-
cally, after the game," Gardner said. "I
said, 'What's wrong?' She said, 'I had too
many turnovers.' But
that's the type of com-
petitor that she is."
As well as the Gators
shot against the Owls,
Gardner was remind-
ed that she was in the
stands for the day's first
Gardner game to watch the Hus-
kies shoot 74 percent in
the first half.
"I thought we just shot well for the
game, and now I got my feelings hurt,"


Gardner said jokingly.
UF is in a position now where it will
have everything to gain and seemingly
very little to lose when it takes on Con-
necticut in the second round.
Gardner said she's looking forward
to seeing how her team stacks up against
one of the best.
"It's a great challenge," Gardner said.
"It's fun to scout them. It's fun to think
about playing perhaps one of the best
teams in history.
"We aren't going to have to use any
motivational tactics at all except talk about
them, and they'll be excited."
A radio broadcast contributed to this re-
port.


Chaney suspended for season for undisclosed reasons


NIT, from page 16

Werner managed to score 12
points and grab six rebounds.
UF held Miami star Jack
McClinton to just 13 points on
5-of-12 shooting.
"We dug ourselves a hole
and just couldn't get back into
the game," McClinton said.
UF played what may have
been its best game of the sea-
son against Miami, and it
seems the disappointment
of missing out on the NCAA
Tournament has given way to


a new goal.
"In a lot ways, they're just
out there playing now," UF
coach Billy Donovan said.
"I'm not saying there is not
any pressure because I know
in those guys, there is pres-
sure.
"I think any time you step
on the court there is always a
level that you want to perform
and you want the team to do
well. But I think for them, just
their attitude and disposition
the last week or so has been
good."
UF will now host Penn


State (24-11) Tuesday night
at 9 in the NIT quarterfinals
with a trip to Madison Square
Garden on the line.


Men's
Basketball


CHANEY
SUSPEND-
ED: Fresh-
man Allan
Chaney was
not on the
bench for
the Gators


on Friday night, and Donovan
said he won't be for the rest of
the season.
"He's suspended for the
rest of the year," Donovan


said.
"It had nothing to do with
the team or anything else. It
was really more my decision.
I'm not going into detail about
any of it."
Chaney had been out for
more than a month with a
sprained right arch in his left
heel.
Donovan said that as for
now, the forward is still a
member of the team.
Chaney averaged 3 points
and 2.1 rebounds per game
this season before going down
with the injury.


Go to wwSryuMo beor Api 5th.


Hartung's return

pumps up team

GYM, from page 16

9.8s. Mahlich followed closely with a
9.775.
UF finished the meet on floor, and be-
cause it was the last event for the Gators,
Faehn decided to put Hartung in after
she was slated to only do vault, bars and
beam.
The decision paid off, as Hartung led
the team with a 9.925.
"I knew the coaches and the trainers
were iffy about it," Hartung said. "I knew
I wanted to do it, so it was in my head
that I was going to do floor. I didn't have
any doubt that I could do it."
Smith captured her second 9.9 of the
night, and Sinclair and Amy Ferguson
turned in 9.85s to give the Gators their
third highest floor total this season, a
49.35.
The Gators' third-place finish was a bit
of a surprise given their disastrous injury
situation. Two of the schools UF beat out
for third, LSU and Arkansas, were road
opponents the Gators lost to earlier this
season.
"One thing we know is to absolutely
never underestimate this team," Faehn
said. "Many people have counted us out
with the injuries we had. That gave this
team more motivation."


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AHEAD OF HIS CLASS

Linebacker Jenkins brings brains, brawn to UF despite young age
By MIKE McCALL tion, age won't be a problem. That was all it took to convince who signed with Maryland this year school," Maurice said. "On National
Alligator Staff Writer "I always have to keep remind- Maurice his son was destined for was injured before the season fi- Signing Day, he said, 'Dad, how
mmccall@alligator.org ing people that he's 16 years old," a great football career. But Jenkins nale against rival DeMatha Catholic long is this going to be? I don't want
Maurice said in February. "He was more interested inplaying hard- High, Jenkins filled in and ran for to miss any of my classes.' I said,
The video starts with a jolt. should be playing JV instead of var- hitting defense, a sentiment that was three touchdowns. 'It's OK, this is your day. You'll be
The running back takes a han- sity. When he was 14, he was play- clear each time he carried the ball. The performance helped con- all right."'
doff, but by the time he grips the ing offense and defense on varsity "He had this thing about knock- vince Milloy that Jenkins was ready When Jenkins made an all-state
ball, he's already bracing for impact. against 18-year-olds and domi- ing kids out," Maurice said. "Every for the next level. The following year, team, he was supposed to drive to
From off-screen, a white blur dash- nating them." game, he was just a little guy, but he Jenkins joined the varsity squad and the Baltimore Ravens' M&T Bank
became a two-way starter at fullback Stadium to have his picture taken.
and linebacker at 14 years old. But even with the principal's permis-
sion, Jenkins refused to skip class.
Stepping Into the Spotlight "Now, he has an 'A' in the class
In his junior season, Jenkins put already, and he's graduating in three
together another defining game months, so I'm thinking to myself,
against DeMatha. The Stags, who 'Who the hell really cares?'" Milloy
have won the Washington Catholic said. "But he did not get his picture
Athletic Conference football cham- taken. They had to go to the archives
pionship six years running, entered and get it, and he wasn't in the team
the matchup having not lost a con- picture either because he was afraid
ference game in 1,114 days. of missing this class."
Jenkins ran for 79 yards and a With his two-way ability, vicious
touchdown in his team's 28-24 win, hitting, blazing speed and high
and he set the tone early with his marks in school, Jenkins drew tons
jaw-dropping hit on Stags running of attention from colleges across the
back Ashby Christian. Skip past country. To sort through all his pos-
the clip of his hit on Christian, and sible destinations, Jenkins and his
there's a better play, one that Milloy family devised a matrix to rate each
lists as his favorite. school in a variety of categories,
On the play, DeMatha receiver such as diversity, national academic
Rodney McLeod who played in ranking and current football record.
nine games for Virginia last season Then, they narrowed the list to
as a defensive back catches a slant 15 schools and ranked the categories
pass, spins off the safety and seems by what was most important, and
destined for a touchdown. the computer program played a big
There's no one in front of him, role in his decision to play 800 miles
and the speedy Division-1 prospect from home on signing day.
has a solid 5-yard head start on the "When we ranked the teams, the
nearest defensive player, Jenkins. top five out of the 15 were colored
But Jenkins accelerates in a heart- green and the lowest five were red,"
beat and closes the gap on McLeod Jenkins said. "Florida was green all
with a frightening burst of speed. the way across the board, and it was
He dives, extends his right arm and the only school that did that. That's
Andrew Stanfill / Alligator Staff drags McLeod down instantly, and how Florida jumped out at us."


es through the offensive line un-
touched and plows straight through
the hapless back.
Ball and carrier are separated in-
stantly, and both lie motionless on
the turf for a moment.
That blur, the one that moves too
fast for even the slow-motion replay,
is Olney (Md.) Our Lady of Good
Counsel High linebacker Jelani Jen-
kins. The highlight tape is almost
four minutes long, but the first five
seconds are all it takes to realize Jen-
kins' sky-high potential.
"One of the recruiters saw that
first hit, and he shut the tape off
and said, 'He's got a scholarship,'"
Jelani's father, Maurice, said. "He
didn't need to see any more."
But that hit isn't the most impres-
sive part of the highlight, nor are
the other crushing blows, rushing
touchdowns or catches that follow.
It's the date the video was up-
loaded to YouTube.com: Nov. 23,
2007. The plays are from Jenkins' ju-
nior season. He was 15 years old.
He has accelerated through life in
much the same manner that he ac-
celerated through that poor back.
Now, after turning 17 earlier this
month, Jenkins is preparing to enter
the major college football landscape
when he joins the UF football team
this summer.
He'll be five years younger than
UF linebacker Ryan Stamper when
he arrives in Gainesville, but if his
past performances are any indica-


Destined for Stardom
Jenkins' road to becoming a
sought-after recruit and decorated
student-athlete started at the Roots
Public Charter School in Washing-
ton, D.C., a school that stresses Afri-
can heritage and holistic education.
At Roots, students advance
through grades based on individual
progress, and they're grouped in a
multi-grade fashion to stimulate de-
velopment. Students in grades five
through eight take classes together,
as do first- through fourth-graders,
so the younger children are exposed
to more advanced knowledge and
the older children learn how to be
role models and leaders.
Jenkins flourished in this envi-
ronment, skipping a grade and ex-
celling despite being younger than
his peers from the first grade on.
Maurice, a well-known architect
in the D.C. area, stressed to his son
that "age is just a number," making
it clear that nothing should stop him
from achieving his goals.
"I remember telling him when he
was younger that every time he gets
the ball, he's supposed to score,"
Maurice said. "I would smile to my-
self because he went out there think-
ing he should score every time."
The mentality caught on, and one
afternoon Jenkins put that plan into
action. When he was 8 years old, he
ripped off 300 rushing yards in one
game, scoring on runs of 85, 65 and
99 yards.


would knock out two or three guys
a game and he was running the
ball."
Jenkins' reputation as a big hitter
was partially due to one of his other
hobbies. By age 9, he was a second-
degree brown belt in karate he
was too young to be awarded a black
belt and the skills he learned in
that sport helped him lay waste to
opponents on the gridiron.

"One of the recruiters saw
that first hit, and he shut
the tape off and said, 'He's
got a scholarship.' He didn't
need to see any more."
Maurice Jenkins
Jelani Jenkins' father

"We used to break boards, and
they always told us to go through
the board. Don't hit the board, go
through it. So that mentality helps
me out when I hit."
Maurice said: "The analysts say
he's not a big hitter, he's a violent
hitter. There's a difference."
Jenkins' playing style drew atten-
tion from private high schools in the
area, and he enrolled at Good Coun-
sel High for ninth grade.
As Jenkins and Falcons coach
Bob Milloy are quick to point out, he
didn't get off to a fast start, but at the
end of the freshman team's season,
he gave an indication of what he
would provide in the future.
When tailback Caleb Porzel -


when Jenkins bounces back up, he's
holding the ball.
In one fluid motion, Jenkins made
the tackle and took the ball.
"The referee said it wasn't a fum-
ble, and after the game, I brought it
up," Milloy said. "He said, 'Coach, I
blew that one. I've never seen any-
one do that in my life. I blew that,
and I apologize.' (McLeod) is a good
athlete, and Jelani ended up with the
ball before they hit the ground."
Jenkins racked up awards, in-
cluding the 2007 and 2008 Maryland
Gatorade Player of the Year titles,
and he was rated the nation's top
outside linebacker by Rivals.com.

The Matrix
Jenkins put together a solid ca-
reer on offense, but defense always
held more of an allure.
"On defense, you don't know
what they're going to do, so the
challenge is figuring that out," he
said. "You can always be in the play
on defense. Unless you're a quar-
terback, you're not really in control,
but if you're on defense you can run
anywhere you want."
His love of a mental challenge
benefited him off the field as well.
With a GPA above 4.0, Jenkins
became the first player in the 71-
year history of the Pigskin Club of
Washington, D.C., to win defensive
player and scholar athlete of the year
awards. He's so focused on school
that he's even reluctant to miss class
for a good reason.
"This is a kid who's whistling in
the morning when it's time to go to


Great Expectations
The bar has been high for Jenkins
ever since he signed with the Gators
on Feb. 4.
At his press conference that day,
UF coach Urban Meyer gushed
about Jenkins' talent, his attitude
and his family his mother, Steph-
anie Hall, played basketball at How-
ard University and has a black belt.
"I'll be disappointed if he's not a
captain at Florida some day," Meyer
said.
But at 6-foot-i, 200 pounds and 17
years of age, Jenkins is likely to need
some time to develop. His speed is
game-ready he ran the 40-yard
dash in just over 4.4 seconds but
Jenkins will have to pack on some
weight before he can play linebacker
in the Southeastern Conference.
But the good news is he's still not
done growing, and a spurt could
make him the replacement for Bran-
don Spikes at middle linebacker.
"His dad is about 6-4, 260 and re-
ally put together," Milloy said. "He
has two more years of growing. He
could be a 6-foot-4, 240-pound line-
backer. His upside, physically, is un-
believable."
Whether he hits a growth spurt
or not, Jenkins' age won't faze him.
It has never been any other way.
"My whole life, I've been the
younger one and adapted to peo-
ple older than me," Jenkins said.
"I was constantly reminded that I
was younger, but I never really saw
it that way. Age has never been a
problem for me."


Jelani Jenkins, who will be enrolling at UF over the summer at the age of 17, warms up before the Under
Armour All-America High School Football Game in the Citrus Bowl in Orlando on Jan. 4.






20, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2009


How to spend your time during the break from March Madness


Welcome to the worst
three days of March
Madness.
From Thursday to Sunday,
you were treated to non-stop bas-
ketball.
There were plenty of close
games, upsets and late heroics,
giving you a reason to skip class
and put off everything else.
You could even watch games
live on your computer, a tactic I
saw masterfully orchestrated by
a few guys in one of my classes
Friday.
They had all the current games
streaming at once (though one
of the guys had to close out of a
few Web sites mom wouldn't be
proud of first).
Anyway, as you trudge
through this week toward the
next round of games on Thurs-
day, let me give you a few things
to occupy your time.


First off, check out our podcast.
It's available on iTunes (search
"alligatorSports Podcast") and
usually runs anywhere from 45
to 90 minutes.
You can subscribe to it, load it
on your iPod and fill your previ-
ously boring bus rides with our
banter on all things sports like
who belongs on the Mount Rush-
more of Gators athletics, a col-
lege football playoff and general
updates and discussions on all
UF teams.
In two new segments, we'll
dish out our Reggie Nelson
Awards for Excellence in the
Field of Sport and Kyle Jackson
Bad Angles of the Week. and at
the end, we'll give you an idea
of what you can buy off your TV
at the ungodly hour of the morn-
ing that we finish the podcast.
Last week we ended at 3:13 a.m.,
and I'm ashamed of my level of


knowledge
about what
they were
selling.
I can't
Mike McCall guaran-
tee you'll
McCall-in' It tee you'll
Like I See It agree with
mmccall@alligator.org anything
we say, but
I promise
we'll live up to our new motto:
"The alligatorSports Podcast:
Maybe it sucks, but it still sounds
better than Deadspin's."
Speaking of time-wasters that
have gone from boring to semi-
interesting, check out the MLS.
Yes, that's right, American
soccer.
The MLS season got underway
last week, and I'm going to give it
a chance.
The season runs from March
through November, filling a big


gap in my sports calendar be-
tween college basketball and
football, and I've pledged my al-
legiance to the newly formed Se-
attle Sounders.
They sold out their first game,
a 3-0 win against the L.A. Galaxy,
and will host the MLS Cup after
selling 20,000 season tickets be-
fore their first game.
And now, the best time-waster
I can offer you.
Remember UF safety Tony
Joiner's run-in at a Gainesville
tow lot in 2007?
Well, that provoked the great-
est production in Alligator his-
tory.
Go to our online archives,
search "Tony Joiner," click the
Oct. 2 article with "BREAKING"
in the headline and read the 452
comments.
Some of them are inappropri-
ate and/or offensive, but most of


them are hilarious.
They range from poking fun
at a few football players to ref-
erences of Rhett Bomar, Ruben
Boumtje-Boumtje, the Hills,
Hope Solo, Mel Gibson, Tay Zon-
day, Arrested Development and
Seinfeld.
One of my favorite comments,
near the bottom, is from "Richard
Belding" and states, "What the
hell is going on here?"
Since most of the comments
came within minutes of each oth-
er, it looks like a few friends were
responsible for them.
Reading it should kill half
an hour, and if you know who
it was, e-mail me because these
heroes need to be recognized for
their effort.
If none of my ideas keep you
occupied, I guess you can watch
NIT games if you're into that
sort of thing.




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