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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2009


RTS bus,



car collide

* GPD: THE CAR'S DRIVER SUFFERED
'SERIOUS INJURIES.'

By KATHERINE BEIN
Alligator Writer
kbein@allgator org
An 82-year-old woman was taken to Shands at
UF after a crash involving an RTS bus Monday.
Ann Ruffin was the only person injured in
the crash, according to Gainesville Police Sgt. Joe
Raulerson.
Raulerson said the bus driver and the few pas-
sengers were not hurt in the crash, which hap-
pened at Northwest 23rd Street and West Uni-
versity Avenue at about 2 p.m.
He said Ruffin was driving her 2008 Cadil-
lac eastbound on University Avenue and tried
to turn left onto Northwest 23rd Street when the
RTS bus crashed into her passenger side.
The impact caused major damage to the front
and side of Ruffin's car, shattered the windows
and set off the air bags, Raulerson said.
Ruffin's injuries were serious but not life-
threatening, said GPD spokesman Keith Kameg.
Investigators are trying to determine who was
at fault, he added.


Kelly McLarnon/ Alligator
Ann Ruffin, 82, was taken to Shands at UF after her Cadillac (pictured) was hit by an RTS bus while making a left turn onto
Northwest 23rd Street from West University Avenue on Monday.


Breach reveals SSNs


By THOMAS STEWART
Alligator Staff Writer
tstewart@alligator org
UF announced Monday that a privacy
breach released 25 Social Security numbers.
The numbers are believed to belong to
trainers who worked with the Florida Traf-
fic and Bicycle Safety Education program in
2006.
Officials aren't sure if anyone accessed
the information, but it was found in an un-
protected file last month during a routine
security check, said UF spokeswoman Jan-
ine Sikes.
"We are not aware of anyone who has
used it for fraudulent purposes," she said.
The file also contained the names of 34
people, but the names didn't match up with
the Social Security numbers, she said.


"They don't really know whose Social
Security numbers they were," she said.
UF doesn't normally publicize such
a small privacy breach, she said, but the
university hasn't been able to identify and
contact the individuals involved, so officials
decided to post the information online.
In 2008, UF experienced
On 107 significant privacy breach
Campus incidents that involved the
records of almost 355,000 peo-
ple, according to information presented to
UF's Board of Trustees in March.
Sikes said UF is constantly improving its
efforts to prevent privacy breaches.
Officials are asking anyone who believes
their information may have been involved
in the recent breach to go to privacy.ufl.edu
or call UF's Privacy Office Hotline at 1-877-
657-9133.


LOCAL

Man takes tape, not nap


By PATRICK ANNESTY
Alligator Writer
pannesty@alllgator org

Richard D. Humphrey went to jail over
a roll of electrical tape and a bottle of hot
sauce that police say he took from a house-
boat.
At about 4:30 a.m. Monday, a witness
reported seeing Humphrey enter a house-
boat at 3020 N Main St., where it was
parked at Jim Walker Auto Sales, accord-
ing to a police report.
The witness said Humphrey hid inside
the houseboat when he noticed he was be-
ing watched.
Gainesville Police Department officer
Edward Ratliff found Humphrey on the
3900 block of North Main Street.
When confronted, Humphrey said he
entered the houseboat "to take a nap."


In Humphrey's front right pocket Rat-
liff found a bottle of hot sauce worth $1,
and in his back left pocket a roll of electri-
cal tape worth $3.
Humphrey admitted to stealing both
items, police said.
Humphrey, 47, of
542 NE Seventh Ave.,
was charged with un-
armed burglary, a fel-
ony, and petit theft, a
misdemeanor.
He was booked at
Humphrey the Alachua County Jail
at 6:03 a.m. Monday.
GPD spokesman Lt. Keith Kameg said
there was no indication why Humphrey
took the hot sauce and tape.
"Sometimes, intelligence and reason do
not play into [these situations]," Kameg
said.


* Junior Justin Trat-
tou (94) slid inside
Saturday against
Troy as part of UF's
3-3-5 defense. The
Gators will use
the Joker package
against Tennessee
this weekend in
passing situations.
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News Today


WHAT'S HAPPENING
Student Government Image
agency applications
Image is accepting applica-
tions for directors and vice
chairmen. Applications are
due Friday at 4 p.m. in the
Reitz Union, Room 305,
or you can apply online at
www.sg.ufl.edu and click on
"Apply Here." Image is an
agency whose purpose is to
promote student awareness
of Student Government and
student organizations.

Black Student Union Gelato
Social
Today, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Gelato Company, 11 S.E.
First Ave.
Join the Black Student Union
at The Gelato Company
in downtown Gainesville.
Mingle with leaders, meet
new friends and enjoy a tasty
treat after class with BSU. If
you have any questions, con-
tact fundraising@ufbsu.org
for more information.

Breaking Down Borders with
Esperanto
Today, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Anderson Hall, Room 21
For the first Esperanto
Club meeting of the year,
two students will describe
their European travels with
Esperanto, a neutral language
created for international com-
munication.

Italy Country Presentation
Today, 7 p.m.
Norman Hall Terrace Room
The UF NaviGators
International Program invites
all students to attend. There
will be a brief presentation
by Italian exchange students
followed by a sampling of
home-cooked cuisine.

Florida Alternative Breaks Free
Snow Cone Day
Plaza of the Americas
Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Come learn about FAB and
sign up for our ListServ. For
more information, or to apply
online, visit:
www.leadershipandservice.
ufl.edu/studentorgs/fab/

Audition to host new TV show
Wednesday and Thursday, 5
p.m. to 7 p.m.
Digital Worlds Institute
REVE, Old Norman Gym
First-round Auditions for on-
camera host of the UF College
of Fine Arts' "LIVE Vibe TV"
will be held. Candidates must
be able to commit to hosting
a series of four live music
events between Oct. 29 and
April 2010. Auditions are by
appointment, and no pre-
pared scripts are necessary.
Call 352-294-2020 for infor-
mation or to schedule an ap-
pointment.

UF MEISA Meeting
Wednesday, 6 p.m.
Turlington Hall, Room 2328
Interested in music? Want
to learn more about the in-
dustry while meeting other


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musicians? Come to the
first meeting of the Music
Entertainment Industry
Student Association.

Gators for H.I.V. Education
(GHIVE) meeting
Wednesday, 6 p.m.
Turlington Hall, Room 2305
Come join us for our first
general body meeting of the
semester. Learn about our
mission and some of the
great ways to get involved
on campus and within the
Gainesville community.

National Sociey of Black
Engineers meeting
Wednesday, 6:15 p.m.
Weil Hall, Room 270
Interested in going to
Atlanta, finding out about
opportunities to fulfill the
NSBE mission and learn-
ing how to separate your-
self from the crowd at the
Career Showcase? Come
to the meeting to learn
about opportunities to get
involved. Industry profes-
sionals from CH2M HILL
will speak about their com-
pany and provide advice for
engineering career success.

Islam On Campus Ramadan
Fast-A-Thon
Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.,
doors open at 6 p.m.
O'Connell Center main
court
Join the 1.5 billion Muslims
worldwide in fasting for
one day. For every pledge,
Islam on Campus aims to
raise $5 on their behalf for
the St. Francis House. At the
end of the day, there will be
an international feast at the
O'Connell Center, free of
charge. Those who do not
fast are welcome to attend.

Hispanic Heritage Month
Comedy Night
Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.
Reitz Union, Rion Ballroom
The Hispanic Hertiage
Month's Comedy Night
would like invites you to
enjoy a night full of laugh-
ter with "A Pair of Nuts."
There will also be a perfor-
mance by the University
Stand-Up Comedy Club
and free snacks.

Political Science Honor
Society Meeting
Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Anderson Hall Room 034
Pi Sigma Alpha, UF's larg-
est Political Science Honor
Society, will be holding
its third general meeting.
Come meet our chapter ad-
viser, Dr. David Hedge, and
find out about the Public
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the Graham Center. Everyone
is welcome. For more infor-
mation or questions, e-mail
pisigma@grove.ufl.edu.

UF Equestrian Club meeting
Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.
Norman Hall, Room 331
Come join the UF Equestrian
Club. Check out the Web site
at www.ufequestrian.word-
press.com

Beyond Boards general body
meeting
Thursday, 6:15 p.m.
Florida Gym, Room 230
Skateboarders of all levels of
experience are welcome to
come out to the first meeting
of the semester to meet new
people and discuss plans for
the rest of the year.

History Honors Fraternity Phi
Alpha Theta meeting
Thursday, 7 p.m.
Keene-Flint Hall, Room 105.
Dr. Joseph Spillane, History
department chairman, will
discuss the state of the de-
partment and will be open
to questions at the first Phi
Alpha Theta meeting of the
year. Learn more about the
history department and meet
fellow history majors. Food
and drinks will be provided.

Omicron Delta Kappa recruit-
ment event
Thursday, 7 p.m.
Ben & Jerry's on University
Avenue
Come to our casual Meet
and Greet to find out about
the distinguished leadership
honor society. Applications
and additional information
can be found at www.ufodk.
com.

Got an event?
And want to post it in this
space? Send an e-mail to
bkelley@alligator.org with
"What's Happening" in the
subject line. Please include a
one- to two-sentence synop-
sis of the event.

CORRECTION
The Sept. 15 edition of the Al-
ligator incorrectly stated that 70
volunteers served 120 homeless
people food in honor of Rama-
dan at the Bo Diddley Commu-
nity Plaza on Sept. 11. Twenty
volunteers served food, and 70
homeless people attended.


The Alligator strives to be
accurate and clear in its news
reports and editorials. If you
find an error, please call our
newsroom at 352-376-4458
or send an e-mail to editor@
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2009 U ALLIGATOR, 3


New dean reflects on
Gator Engineering
No engineer is
an island.
The most suc-
cessful engineers
immerse them-
selves in the lives
of the people
around them,
finding ways to
make life better
for everyone. They Cammy Abernathy
spend their careers in the service of
others, solving practical problems and
meeting tangible needs. Their passion
for people motivates them to do the
unexpected, attempt the risky and at-
tain the impossible.
The best engineers the ones truly
destined to make a difference reflex-
ively reach beyond cultural, temporal
and disciplinary boundaries. They
understand that isolationism is a death
sentence to creativity, but embracing
differences cultivates innovation.

lege of Engineering, this is the kind of
culture we encourage, and our students
are heavily recruited as a result. It also
allows us to create new interdisciplin-
ary programs attacking problems from
a variety of perspectives. Because of our
people and our broad array of research
initiatives, our college has the opportu-
nity to be a leader in this new approach
to addressing issues in energy, health
care, sustainable infrastructure and the
environment, information technology,
nanotechnology, and a myriad of other
questions facing society.
It's an exciting time to be a new
dean of engineering especially Gator
Engineering.
Cammy Abernathy
Dean, College ofEngineering


Program explores
Constitution, immigration
Do undocumented immigrants have
certain protections under the U.S. Constitu-
tion? Where, and under what historical con-
text, do our country's constitutional ideals
and practical immigration policies intersect?
Explore these and other fascinating ques-
tions regarding U.S. immigration policy
during the University of Florida Constitu-
tion Day Program, scheduled for 10:30
a.m. to noon, Sept. 17, in Room 282 of
the Reitz Student Union. The
program will include expert
presentations followed
by a panel discussion I *
and audience Q&A.
Hosted by the Levin
College of Law, UF's
Constitution Day
Program is free and
open to the public.
The event also will
be available for viewing
online as a webcast at
www.law.ufl.edu. For more information,
call Lindy Brounley at 352-273-0655 or
visit www.law.ufl.edu.

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A Shrimp School participant gives some shrimp a snill test.

Something's fishy about

this international class


With 90 percent of shrimp being imported to the U.S., American consumers can thank the
University of Florida for keeping their favorite seafood safe, fresh and tasty.
UF's Shrimp School is an annual training program to educate shrimp processors and regula-
tors from all over the world. The three-day training program, organized by Steven Otwell of the
Aquatic Foods Products Lab at UF, has been held each summer since 1995.
"The class is already full for next year," said Laura Garrido, Shrimp School coordinator. "I don't
have to advertise anymore."
The popularity of Shrimp School has spread mostly by word-of-mouth, and students are en-
rolled on a first-come basis. While the ideal class size is 25 students, recent years' classes have been
capped at 50 students.
Attendees often include shrimp suppliers and buyers, plant managers, representatives from
private food labs, vice presidents of quality control and assurance, and chefs. Some of this year's
attendees included representatives from supermarkets, research labs and seafood processors and
distributors. Attendees receive a certificate for completing the course.
"I found Shrimp School to be a very educational experience in many aspects," said Casey
Marion, a seafood specialist at the Jacksonville-based Beaver Street Fisheries, which imports frozen
seafood from more than 50 countries.
The course is taught by UF faculty and U.S. Food and Drug Administration representatives.
"We bring the world experts (to teach the class)," Garrido said.
Shrimp School is taught in a classroom, as well as a lab, to give the students hands-on experi-
ence. In the lab, students perform a sensory evaluation to determine how shrimp should look, feel,
taste and smell.
"Each day we had the opportunity to work with FDA sensory experts who took us on a cali-
bration process of smelling different odor standards that represent the freshest of quality to the
absolute worst smelling odors you can think of," Marion said.


By Sara Gaylord


'J Read more of this story at www.insideuf.ufl.edu

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Sept. 16
Lecture by Photographer David Taylor, Ham Museum of Art, 7 p.m.
Sept. 17
Constitution Day activities, Levin College of Law, 10:30 a.m. to noon
Sept. 18
SFall withdrawal, all courses, with 25-percent refund
(W assigned)
Fall degree applications deadline
Florida Museum of Natural History presents Starry Night,
5 to 10 p.m.
Recurring Events
Sesame Street Live: Elmo's Green Thumb, O'Connell Center,
Sept. 22-23, times vary
A Streetcar Named Desire, College of Fine Arts School of Theater
and Dance, Sept. 18-27, times vary
Butterflies and Moths in Contemporary Zuni Art, Florida Museum
of Natural History, every day through Jan. 3, 2010
This is a sampling of events from the electronic UF calendar.
For more event details, or to submit an event to the calendar,
Sclick"UF Calendar" at www.insideuf.ufl.edu.


Your
campus
news
source


Produced by the
University Relations Office
for faculty, staff and students
Editor- Susan Stewart
September 15, 2009


ESPN highlights SEC research
The University of Florida has joined with the 11 other Southeastern
Conference institutions in launching the SEC Academic Network,
a Web site designed to showcase the schools' academic and research
endeavors, economic development and more.
The site, www.secacademicnetwork.com, was developed with tech-
nology and coordination from ESPN Digital Media and Origin Digital.
Current UF videos include a hurricane simulator, air-cooled shoul-
der pads, a robotic car and Gatorade. New videos will be added weekly.
Contact Dan Williams, danwill@ufl.edu, with submission ideas.

Site shares community service ideas
The University of Florida "Colleges with a Conscience" Web site
has become more efficient because of improved search features that
were added over the summer.
The Web site, http://www.urel.ufl.edu/communityRelations/
commOutreach.html, originally was created six months ago. It is a
one-stop location to learn more about community service initiatives
sponsored by UF faculty, students and staff.


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4, ALLIGATOR 0 TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2009


Student's site sells overstock books at 'bailout' prices


* THE SITE OFFERS MORE
THAN 21,000 TITLES.

By ANNIE BOGGS
Alligator Contributing Writer

Andrew Koumi took his business
skills from the classroom to the real
world with the launch of recession-
based Web site Bookbama.com.


In order to help students strug-
gling with their finances, the site
promises to sell students "bargain
books at bailout brices."
Koumi, a UF senior, purchases
books from publishers who print
too many copies and sells them for
less than half of the original cost.
He said a $15 book can sell for as
little as $2 on his Web site, adding
he offers a variety of books grouped


into categories ranging from "Body,
Mind & Spirit" to "Literary Criti-
cism."
Koumi came up with the idea
for his business after
Local researching the cost
News of opening a textbook
store.
Although he originally operated
his business out of his apartment
closet, he had to relocate his inven-


tory to two warehouses in St. Peters-
burg, Fla., and New Jersey.
"(It) kept getting bigger and big-
ger," he said.
Updated each day, the inventory
is now at more than 21,000 books.
Koumi said students looking for
even cheaper books should check
out bargain book bailouts, a weekly
promotion in which he makes 25
random book titles free.


Customers must pay shipping
and handling and can order up to
100 free books. Koumi said the pro-
motion has worked because most
customers order regularly priced
books along with their free ones.
Customers are not simply pur-
chasing one or two books as they do
from major bookstores either.
"Most of my customers order
around 15 titles," Koumi said.


GAINESVILLE CITY COMMISSION

Commissioners discuss improvements for transportation


By DALIA SABBAGH
Alligator Writer

The Gainesville City Commission has a
desire named streetcar.
City commissioners voiced ideas like
making the area more pedestrian- and bicy-
cle-friendly, encouraging more bus use and
an creating an electric streetcar system at
their Monday workshop.
Regional Transit System has jumped
from about 1 million passengers in 2000 to
about 9 million this year, said Commission-


er Jack Donovan.
"We want to provide the best transpor-
tation we can, meaning clean and reliable,"
Donovan said, adding that he believes it's
possible to restructure University Avenue
without affecting traffic.
Other ideas included a Bus Rapid Tran-
sit, which would operate like a train system
with a prepaid fare, and strengthening the
connection between UF and downtown.
One goal of the workshop was to figure
out whether the project would qualify for
federal funding, Donovan said.
According to the city planning staff, the


plan would not cost more than $20 million,
would not have a regional impact and would
not be completed within
three years of receiving
the grant all of which
are necessary to qualify
for stimulus funds.
While the broader
plan, including the BRT
and electric streetcar sys-
Donovan tems, would far exceed
$20 million, the more im-
mediate goal of landscaping and widening
sidewalks and bicycle lanes would not meet


the $20-million minimum.
Donovan said the project may not be
possible for at least five years.
But he said smaller steps may still be an
option. The development of a lane dedi-
cated to public transportation would ignite
development downtown and help develop-
ers feel safer investing in downtown com-
munities.
"When you have increased population
downtown, businesses find it a good place
to locate," he said. "It really depends on
federal funding, but we'll be paying close
attention to this in the next few years."


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By DEREK GILLIAM
Alligator Contributing Writer

Local enforcement of Florida's June seat
belt law is no joke.
During the first month of enforcement,
the Gainesville Police Department issued
24.5 percent more tickets than it did in July
2008, and 32.5 percent more tickets were
given this August than in August 2008.
Before the law went into effect, people
could only be cited for not wearing seat
belts if they were pulled over for another
offense.
Now, it's a primary offense officers
can pull over a car if the driver or passen-
ger is not wearing a seat belt.
In Alachua County, the fine for not


wearing a seat belt is $104.
Thomas Baker, an aerospace engineer-
ing senior, said he thinks the law is an at-
tempt to raise revenue in a bad economy.
"The police department is more like a
bill collector than a law enforcer," Baker
said.
Lauren Profis, a UF freshman, said she
could see why it would be difficult for law
enforcement to effectively enforce seat belt
violations and has some concerns about
abuse.
"I don't know how a police officer could
identify a violation while the car is mov-
ing," Profis said.
But GPD Cpl. Michael West said that at
the speeds cars travel around Gainesville,
it is not difficult to detect a violation.


He added that officers must be certain
before they pull someone over for a seat
belt violation.
Failure to wear a seat belt contrib-
utes to more fatalities than any other
single traffic safety-related behavior.
About 63 percent of people killed in au-
tomobile accidents were not wearing seat
belts at the time of their accidents, accord-
ing to the National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration.
Amy Meyer, a UF sophomore, said the
increased enforcement is a good sign and
could end up saving lives.
"I have personally known two friends
who died in car crashes," Meyer said.
"They probably would have survived if
they had been wearing their seat belts."


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Battle continues over campus radio station content


* THE NEW FORMAT COULD
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BY CAROLYN TILLO
Alligator Writer

Demonstrators held signs and
played cellos last week to show
their opposition to WUFT-FM's


change from classical music to
news and public affairs.
The change, which occurred in
August, has also received posi-
tive feedback from people who
enjoy the news programs, said
Paul Gordon, interim executive
director of UF's Division of Mul-
timedia Properties.
Gordon said the station plans


to add more local news cover-
age.
The increase in local coverage
could lead to more
On volunteer and paid
Campus positions at the sta-
tion for students, he
said.
But Sue Yelton, who organized
the protest group, said she misses


the classical, folk, jazz and blues
music the WUFT-FM's old format
offered. The classical music now
offered by the station's HD2 ra-
dio channel does not replace the
old mix, she said.
"I'm not going to tear out my
sound stereo system in my car to
put in an HD radio that I don't
know will work," she said. "We


want back what we had or some-
thing very similar."
However, Gordon said it is
difficult to get people to agree
with the format change when it is
still so new, and the transition is
going to take time.
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Jail Break

Program gives inmates

opportunity to grow
When we think of jailhouses, we are more inclined to
think of "The Shawshank Redemption" than "Julie
and Julia."
However, one Florida minimum-security prison is allow-
ing inmates to put their culinary and horticultural skills to
the test.
The Hillsborough County Jail, located in Tampa, allows
inmates to use peppers grown in its horticulture program to
produce hot sauces with names like "Original," "No Es-
cape," "Smoke" and the yet-to-be-released "Misdemeanor."
The sauces are sold at the jail and online, and all proceeds go
to maintain the program.
We think this is an effective program because it uses no
taxpayer money, allows inmates a bit of self-expression and
leaves them with a certificate in vocational horticulture once
they're out of the slammer.
Plus, the TV spots for the sauces are smoking .
Because Florida is full of landscaping companies, this pro-
gram presents an employment opportunity for inmates upon
release. And because the certificate doesn't mention that it
was earned inside of a prison, it gives them a leg up in be-
coming productive, working members of society.
For combining the redemptive qualities of cooking, grow-
ing produce and creating a product with the concept that
Andy Dufresne clung to in "Shawshank" hope we
would like to commend Hillsborough County Jail for its in-
novative program.
If only the Gainesville man arrested for stealing barbeque
sauce Monday morning was arrested for stealing Jailhouse
hot sauce, we could understand.
Heck, we'd commit a felony to know what "Misdemean-
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Golden rule applies to relationships


A68-year-old man was
honored for 50 years
of service at the
same Missouri McDonald's
last week.
For spending a lifetime
under the golden arches,
Leonard Rhomberg re-
ceived a McFlurry of praise
from his co-workers, who
gave him a cake, gift cards
(to McDonald's) and a St.
Louis Cardinals jersey with
his name across the back.
Things like this keep us
awake at night. Deciding
our futures is tough. Pictur-
ing ourselves as fry-guys
(or girls) for 50 years is Mc-
Frightening.
However, it seems like
Rhomberg might have fig-
ured out a way to avoid any
sort of self-doubt by McLo-
vin' it.
What kind of person does
it take to work at the same
job, without upward mobil-
ity, for 50 years?


Is his tenure a tribute to
his dedication and loyalty,
or is it something that im-
plies a serious lack of ambi-
tion?
Being in or around a Mc-
Donald's a few times a year
is almost too much for us,
but that's not the point.
The point is that
Rhomberg proves it is pos-
sible to be content by know-
ing where you belong. The
Rhomberg's photo shows a
smiling man.
We would like to take his
story as an example of the
fact that happiness doesn't
necessarily come from con-
stantly searching for valida-
tion. Sometimes it comes in
the form of a Happy Meal.
Next time you're stressed
about your future, remind
yourself that happiness can
come from dedication and
sticking to what you know,
even if it is flipping burgers
five days a week.


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had a friend who was really into returning lost things to
their owners. One of my more resonant memories of this
is when she found a teddy bear on the sidewalk.
The bear was in pretty decent condition, albeit a little
dirty, and it had a small, custom-made, inscribed locket
around its neck.
So my friend picked up the teddy bear and took it home.
She did some meticulous do-it-yourself dry cleaning on
the bear, shined up the locket, and hung up some "Found:
One Teddy Bear" fliers near where she found it. She always
handled the teddy bear carefully, washing her hands before
touching it and placing it in a large Ziploc bag to keep it
from getting dirty.
At one point, her mom asked her why she was going
through all this trouble for a stranger's lost stuffed animal.
My friend shrugged and said, "It may not be mine, but I
bet whomever it does belong to would probably like it if it
weren't all fucked up and shit. So I'll take care of it while
I've got it."
And I've always thought that's some of the best 21st-
century relationship advice I've ever heard.
I'll explain.
Our generation seems to get a lot of flak for the tran-
sience of our relationships, as if we consider commitment
obsolete. I guess it's not an entirely indefensible argument.
The ease, for instance, with which we change our Facebook
relationship statuses should give us pause. In fact, there's a
relationship status that codifies non-commitment commit-
ment the strangely equivocal "It's Complicated."
And if nothing else, think of the phrase "hook up" an
intentionally cryptic verb that could mean anything from
coffee-having to laid-getting with an ambiguity that serves
the purpose of not committing to much of anything.
But even if our relationship churn rate is higher than


S previous generations, I'm not con-
vinced that this is necessarily a bad
thing. What could be read as non-
commitment could just as easily be
interpreted as an unwillingness to
waste each other's time.
Joe Dellosa This higher chum rate indicates
letters@alligator org that we're meeting, dating and hook-
ing up whatever that means -
with more people, and that indicates we have more oppor-
tunities to hurt each other.
A cold truth of modern-day relationships is that we're
all probably a little bit damaged. Most everyone has dealt
with significant others, awful breakups and a night of self-
medicating with buffalo wings and Chunky Monkey while
mournfully watching "Garden State." (It's a better idea in
theory than in practice.)
And I'm fully cognizant of the fact that the girl with
whom I'll wind up will probably have had her heart broken
several times before she meets me. But I also know that I'd
really appreciate it if the folks she runs into before me treat
her heart with a little gentleness and a little courtesy so that
she's not too jaded or closed to the idea of love when I meet
her. Knowing that is more than enough reason for me to try
to return the favor when I can. That's the responsibility that
comes with our high relationship churn rate, and it's one to
which I think we're all beholden.
Or, to put it another way: For any person with whom
we're in a relationship, their heart might not ultimately be
ours, but it's a safe bet that whomever it does belong to
would probably like it if it weren't all fucked up and shit.
So let's take care of it while we've got it.
Joe Dellosa is an advertising senior. His column appears on
Tuesday.


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


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Today's question: Does this
generation have a commitment
problem?


Monday's question: Was
Beyonce's music video better?


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Letters to the Editor
Kanye's comments break record of idiocy
I have to admit, I usually hate everything
on MTV and refuse to watch it, but when I got
on Facebook and saw no less than 700 statuses
along the lines of "Kanye West at the VMAs
- what a terrible person!" it was of the utmost
importance that I find the video online.
In my opinion, it wasn't Kanye's comments
(which set the bar for idiocy in the way Mi-
chael Phelps breaks his own records at swim
competitions) that were surprising, it was the
fact that Taylor Swift didn't take the chance to
ask him whether or not he liked fish sticks.
Samuel Thomas
3LS



Elite Republicans don't make headlines
All right, Mr. Matthew Christ, you have
my attention. In your article, "Republicans
lack intellectual figures," you gave me an op-
portunity to voice my opinion.
In your column, you quoted Winston
Churchill, referring to the knowledge of the
average voter. Not a bad point. Allow me to
further this point by mentioning the past two
presidents America elected, George W. Bush
and Barack Obama. The former was elected
based on moral governing (a very bad idea).
The latter was elected based on "change" from
mostly perceived and propagated by the
slanted media incompetence and injustice
perpetrated by the former. Obama won the
election despite clearly lacking a viable plan to
accomplish this "change."
That point being made, let me state that 53
percent of American voters voted for Obama.
Moving on where are the intellectual


Republicans? We are here; we just don't get
attention. We use logic and reason to form
our opinions and arguments instead of emo-
tions. The left should try this sometime. In ad-
dition, we get shouted down often by those
who claim they are proponents of free speech.
As you know, this doesn't make headlines like
saying,"police acted stupidly." Ever heard
of the saying, "the squeaky wheel gets the
grease"? We don't have time to be squeaky
because we're too busy working hard and em-
bracing individual responsibility.
We are the productive members of society
who so often get overlooked because we're not
protesting on the comer and we're not asking
for handouts.
Derrick Venne
IBA



Story ignores Muslim perspective
I was outraged to read Monday's story,
"Demonstrators gather to protest Islam on
Sept. 11," not solely due to the protesters' com-
plete intolerance of other religions and incred-
ibly hateful message, but also because of the
way the Alligator reported the story.
In this article, which somehow merited an
entire half-page, never once cites the Islamic
community's reaction to this demonstration of
hate, nor does it include a single quote from a
Muslim person, a mosque official or any other
person besides the ignorant protesters. The ar-
ticle never mentions how many Muslims lost
their lives on Sept. 11 nor how many Muslims
were the victims of hate crimes following Sept.
11 due to the actions of ignorant and intolerant
followers of the "Islam is of the Devil" credo.


As a newspaper, it is not only your respon-
sibility to decide which stories you publish and
how much importance to give them, it is also
your responsibility to fairly and objectively
represent the main issues of the stories as well.
This story served only to disseminate more ig-
norant, intolerant and hateful messages from
a group that spews racism and prejudice and
hides behind their right to free speech.
Odyscea Moghimi-Kian
6LS



Bright Futures needs higher standards
I would like to defend Kyle Robisch and
his column last week regarding Bright Fu-
tures scholarships. It seems Sarah Maloney is
nitpicking the literal meanings of his words.
Anyone deserving a need-based scholarship is
required to have a certain GPA and SAT score.
That is supposed to be the point of a scholar-
ship to give an incentive to be a well-edu-
cated student. What's the point in receiving a
scholarship to attend the university because I
can't afford it if I fail every single class I take?
So cheers to you, Kyle, for making this point.
As for the students who think Bright Fu-
tures should pay for classes they drop: If a stu-
dent takes a class and drops, he or she should
pay for it. The purpose of Bright Futures is to
pay for your education, not to pay for your
education exploration.
As a last note, I would like to point out
that if you work two jobs to pay for college,
you qualify for need-based scholarships. I am
taking out more than $10,000 worth of loans in
one year to pay for my education. And that is
with 100 percent Bright Futures. It is rent, food


and books that hurt our wallets, not tuition. As
much as many of you don't want to believe it,
our tuition is cheap and we are lucky.
Chris Moody
3EG



Most scholarships already need-based
I know the Florida Bright Futures Scholar-
ship Program is flawed, but under no circum-
stances should it become an entirely need-
based program. What Kyle Robisch fails to
realize is that basically all of the scholarships
available for Florida students are need-based.
I worked extremely hard in high school, and it
paid off in the form of an extremely high SAT
score, a 4.3 GPA, passing five out of six AP ex-
ams and becoming a sports captain. However,
when it came to scholarships, I received a mea-
sly $500 after applying for about 20. The vast
majority of scholarships have a need-based
component. I don't see how my parent's salary
has anything to do with how much I achieved
in high school. If we make everything need-
based, it will discourage students from doing
well in school and push them to attend schools
that are less scholastically renowned.
Had I not gotten 100 percent Florida
Brights, I probably would have ended up at
Florida State University or the University of
Central Florida, because they offer thousands
of dollars to well qualified students. The state
should make it more difficult for students
to receive 75 percent, not punish those who
worked hard and deserve to be rewarded.
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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 12-9-09-74-2

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
12-9-75-2

** ELLIE'S HOUSES **
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
352-215-4990 12-9-09-75-2

WALK TO UF!
Studios & 1 Beds starting at $499!
Pet friendly, Free Parking Near UF
1 MONTH FREE! $0 MOVE-IN FEES!
371-7777 CollegeParkUF.com
12-9-09-75-2

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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 up to $1800 Cash Back*
www.thelaurelsuf.com 352-335-4455
12-9-09-75-2

Affordable Living Convenient to Everything!
Spacious 2/1's Available Immediately
One Month Free & $0 Move- In Fees
3500 Windmeadows Blvd
www.spanishtrace.org* 373-1111
12-9-09-75-2


For Rent
U unfurnished

Cobblestone Apartments-NW 23RD BLVD
Move in now!!! 3/3 for $336/person.
Cable w/HBO and Showtime included!
Private Dog Park-Tanning-Fitness Center
352-377-2801 cobblestoneuf.com
12-9-75-2


BIVENS COVE
1/1 From $649* 2/2 From $699
3/2 From $824 4/3 From $1099
Close to UF/Shands Pet Friendly
(352) 376-2507 3301 SW 13th Street
12-9-09-75-2



***PARKING***
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 12-9-09-74-2


2/2 & 3/3 with GARAGE!
W/D, Alarm, Huge patio!
We love pets! $875-$1012
372-0400*MadisonPointe.org
12-9-75-2


POLOS
/of Ganes1ille
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-$684 2/2-$512w/all util 3/3-$399w/all util
2330 SW Williston Rd.
www.ThePolosUF.com 352-335-7656
12-9-09-75-2


Huge Private Dog Park
1's from $499 Waive all fees
Close to UF, Shands, Butler Plaza
Pet Friendly 376-1248
www.hiddenvillageapt.com
2725 SW 27th Ave
12-9-74-2


l's, 2's and 4's
AS BIG AS A HOUSE!
Great School Districts
Free Personal Training
75 SW 75th Street Call 332-7401 12-
9-75-2


Get it while it's HOT!
Starting at $299
FREE Tanning*Pool*Gym
3813 SW 34th st
Call NOW! 372-8100
12-9-09-75-2


12-9-09-75-2


SORORITY ROW 2BDs!
2br/2.5ba from $899
W/D included. No Move-in Fees!
Pets welcome! FREE Parking!
372-7111 CollegeManor.org
12-9-09-75-2


unfurnished


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
text (lakewood)@65586
12-9-09-74-2


SPYGLASS *
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages
Incl Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet;
Rates start at $399
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-5, Sun 12-4
701 SW 62nd Blvd 888-267-5078
www.spyglassapts.com
text (spyglass)@65586
12-9-09-74-2

ACROSS FROM UF!
Studios $459, includes electric!
Wood floors available. FREE parking.
1225 SW 1 Avenue Pets welcome
372-7111 No move-in fees!
12-9-09-75-2

FREE Scooter! Free 42" TV!
Inclusive 2's & 3's Two Miles to UF
Next Ten 2/2's Discounted to $899
Pet Friendly Roommate Match.
1015 NW 21st Ave
HiddenLakeUF.com 374-3866
12-9-09-75-2

Walk to Class!
1brs from $499 150 ft from UF!
Move-in today. FREE parking!
Pets Welcome! No Move-in Fees.
372-7111 1216 SW 2nd Ave
12-9-09-75-2


$399 FOR EVERYTHING
All Inclusive Student Suites
Roommate Match*Feline Friendly!
42" TV*Astroturf Soccer Field
352-271-3131*GainesvillePlace.com 12-9-
75-2
Action Real Estate Services
Houses to Condos
1-4 BR, Starting at $450
www.action-realtors.com
352-331-1133
12-9-09-75-2

*Fully Furnished*AIl Inclusive*
Roommate Matching
2 MONTHS FREE
*Brand New* Gated*Upscale 1br-4br*
3000 SW 35th Place
EnclaveUF.com*352.376.0696
12-9-09-75-2

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Ask about our new pet policy & other specials
12-9-09-75-2

Across From UF! PET FRIENDLY!
Two Bedrooms starting at $599!
1 MONTH FREE! $0 MOVE-IN FEES!!
303 NW 17th Street, Ste A
371-7777 CollegeParkUF.com
12-9-09-75-2


www.alligator.org/classifieds
MUSEUM WALK Visa and Mastercard accepted.
2/2's $945 CABLE & WATER Included
All Inclusive roommate matching $606 WALK TO CAMPUS
ParknRide Bus Route-Always be on time! 1BRs from $550 2BRs from $600
3500 SW 19th Ave*www.museumwalk.com Sun Bay Sun Key Sun Harbor
379-WALK* 352-376-6720 www.sunisland info







10, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2009


PET'S PARADISE
$390 $600. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR,
privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 9-22-
09-69-2

We have REAL 1/1s
Dump your roommate & save on gas!
3 blocks to UF GATORNEST
575 sq ft, $575 PLUS one month FREE!
300 NW 18 Street
4 blocks to UF GATORSIDE
400 sq ft, only $450 Only 4 left!
1600 NW 4 Avenue
BIKE to UF CENTERPOINT
530 sq ft big, only $475 Just a few left!
1220 NW 12 Street
No application fee, most pets ok.Call
E.F.N. Properties, 352/371-3636 or email:
Rentals@EFNProperties.com
9-30-09-66-2


NANTUCKET WALK *
UPPER WEST SIDE *
Brand new luxury apartments! Walk to class!
All-inclusive! nantucketwalk@cmcapt.com
352-240-6961
12-9-09-74-2

large 4 bed 3 bath house for rent. near uni-
versity and 34th, pets ok, washer& dryer, first
and security 1500/mo. Available June 1st.
yearly. Call 727-430-3094 7-19-09-21-2

BIKE TO UF! 1st mont free!
5BR 3BA, lawn service incl,
Fireplace, carport, w/d hkups, $1800/rent
3920 SW 20th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 9-18-09-
48-2

VICTORIA STATION! 1st MONTH FREE!
2 BR 2.5 BA TH, washer/dryer, high ceilings,
separate Dining room, pool,
$800/rent, 3552 SW 30th Way #146
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 9-18-09-
44-2

WALK TO UF! 1ST MONTH FREE!
2 BR duplex, CH/AC, will consider small pet,
$695/rent 120-A NW 10th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 9-18-09-
44-2

GREAT MOVE-IN SPECIALS!
1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 BR Houses & apartments!
Contact us for pricing & availability!
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 9-18-09-
44-2


* 3BR $99 Moves you in! $750
Walk to UF, cent AC, WID, fenced yards,
pet friendly, wd firs, 352-505-9264 or 352-
870-0904 9-21-09-45-2


* 4/2 $99 Moves U in! $1000/mo
Super Special, Walk to UF, cent AC, W/D
hkup, carpet & wd firs, extra room, large
fenced yard, pet friendly 352-505-9264
9-21-09-45-2


*2/1 Apt. $99 Move-in $500 total
Historic downtown, cent AC, W/D hkup,
10min bike to UF, front porch, pets ok,
great size. Yes $500 whole apt! 505-9264
9-21-09-45-2


*Room $299. $99 first month
has everything, walk-in closet, pvt BA,
W/D, DW, built-in micro, tile & carpet, pool
on site, 505-9264 or 870-0904
9-21-09-45-2

SOUTHFORK OAKS! 1st MONTH FREE!
2 BR 1.5 BA TH, Pool, w/d hkups, close to
everything! $675/rent,
2300 SW 43rd St #1-3
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 9-18-09-
42-2

STEPS TO CLASS! 4 BR 2.5 BA house,
Living, dining & sunrooms, w/d hkups,
CH/AC, $1800/rent, 1107 SW 1st Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 9-18-09-
44-2


Apartments off SW 20th Ave. Close to shop-
ping, bus line and a few miles from UF. Price
rage $445 to $665. Includes water, sewer,
garbage and pest control. Sorry no pets al-
lowed. Call 335-7066 Mon-Fri. 12-9-09-75-2

ARBOR
Ask about our move-in specials!
Close to UF & Shands
2411 SW 35th PL
866-604-7097
M-F 9-6, Sat 10-2
www.arborgainesville.com
12-9-09-74-2

FOX HOLLOW
Gated Entry
Ask about our move-in specials!
7301 W Univ Ave
Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-2, Sun 1-5
877-288-2921
www.cmcapt.com/foxhollow
12-9-09-74-2

REDUCED 1st Mo 1/2 off. 2/2 Close to UF &
bus route. Great for grad students! Building
is 3 yrs old w/ only 1 prev tenant. W/D, D/W,
tile & carpet in BDs $800 for the whole place
Avail ASAP, no smokers. (904) 386-6485
9-18-09-36-2

GREAT LOCATION! 1ST MONTH FREE!
2 BR 2BA in Concordia, w/d, pool, quiet loca-
tion! $750/rent, 405-B NW 39th Road
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 9-18-09-
34-2

Downtown House 110 SE 4th PI 3BD/1.5BA
Central heat/air. On street parking, fenced
yard, w/d hookups. Walk downtown & bike/
bus to campus! $730/mo + 1st, last $500 dep
Call 373-6551 9-22-33-2

WWW.TheFloridaRenterslnsurance.COM

Renters Insurance from $9 per month

Online Quotes 9-16-09-31-2

LAS PAMPAS! 2 BR 2 BA townhouse,
Wood laminate floors, screen porch, pool,
loft $800/rent, 3482 NW 37th Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 9-18-09-
30-2

GREAT HOUSE BIKING DIST TO UF!
1st month free 3/2 in quiet area, fireplace,
garage, washer/dryer, $995/rent,
3919 SW 28th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 9-18-
09-23-2

LOTS OF SPACE! 1ST MONTH FREE!
3 BR 2 BA w/ living, family & dining rooms,
2 car carport, fenced yard, w/d, lawn svc,
$1000/rent, 126 SW 40th St.
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 9-18-
09-28-2

SERENOLA PINES APTS
Off SW 34th St. near post office. 1BR $560;
2BR $635 Call for daily specials 352-335-
0420 9-16-09-25-2

WOODLAND TERRACE APTS
Off SW 34th St near post office. 2BR $560;
1BR $520. Call for daily specials. 352-335-
0420 9-16-09-25-2


Spacious 1 2 & 3BR $550 & up
C/HA, veritcals, Italian Tile, private patio,
some w/d hookup Some walk to UF. Much
Much more Call 352-332-7700. 11-4-60-2

GRANTWOOD 2 MONTHS FREE!
2 BR 2 BA Townhouse, loft, wood laminate
floors, Washer/Dryer, pool, courtyard,
$750/rent, 2508 SW 35th PI #47
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 9-18-
09-28-2

ROCKWOOD VILLAS 2 MONTHS FREE!
3 BR 3 BA Townhouse, wood laminate floors
& ceramic tile, porch, Washer/Dryer,
$895/rent, 858 SW 58th Terr
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 9-18-
09-28-2


CUTE 3 BR HOUSE! 1st month free! Garage,
Newer flooring, w/d hkups, $775/rent
1730 NW 31st Place
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 9-18-09-
28-2

FIRST MONTH FREE MILLRUN CONDO
Close to UF, cute & clean 2BD/2BA
1000sq ft, storage/laundry room with W/D hk-
ups, pool. Pets considered. Rent $695/mo
Phone (352) 359-8311 9-30-09-34-2

1st TWO MONTHS FREE*+ $100 Gift Card
No Move-in Costs! No Pet Fees!
1/1s from $392* 2/1s from $491*
(Rate includes specials)
Close to UF & Oaks Mall.
Pine Rush Villas 375-1519
www.gremco.com
9-30-09-25-2

1st TWO MONTHS FREE*+ $100 Gift Card
No Move-in Costs! No Pet Fees!
2/1s from $491* (Rate includes specials)
SW Archer Rd
Homestead Apts. 376-0828
www.gremco.com
9-30-09-25-2

1st TWO MONTHS FREE* +$200 Gift Card
No Move-in Costs! No Pet Fees!
2/2s from $605* & 3/2s from $695
(Rate includes specials)
Close to Oaks Mall & Newberry Rd.
Ashton Square Villas 333-1120
www.gremco.com
9-30-09-25-2

1st MONTH FREE*!
No Move-in Costs! No Pet Fees!
Quiet, Private Patios
1/1s from $472* (Rate includes specials)
Gator Village 372-3826
www.gremco.com
9-30-09-25-2

1st TWO MONTHS FREE*!
No Move-in Costs! No Pet Fees!
Studios from $384* 1/1s from $425*
(Rate includes specials)
Walk to Butler Plaza
Sundowne 352-377-2596
www.gremco.com
9-30-09-25-2

1st TWO MONTHS FREE* + $100 Gift Card
No Move-in Costs! No Pet Fees!!
1/1s from $401* (Rate includes specials)
1/2 mile to UF
Sunrise 352-372-4835
www.gremco.com
9-30-09-25-2

*** Totally Renovated 1 Bdrs***
No Move-in Costs! No Pet Fees
*$507 Month*lncludes Specials*
2 MONTHS FREE + $300 Gift Card
Free Tanning/Cyber Cafe
Great Location!
Courtney Greens 375-3077
www.gremco.com
9-30-09-25-2

1st TWO MONTHS FREE*!
No Move-in Costs! No Pet Fees!
Quiet, Great Location
1/1s from $417* (Rate includes specials)
Summer Place 372-2818
3316 SW 41st Place Just off SW 34th Street
www.gremco.com
9-30-09-25-2


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$99 Moves You In!
1, 1 w/den, 2 & 3 Bedroom

Call About Two Months

FREE RENT
352-331-2966
Rent start at $750.00
2625 SW 75th St, Gainesville, FL 32608
Equal Housing Opportunity.
9-30-09-21-2

1 MONTH FREE RENT
*1BR/1BA walk to UF $460-$475 0 2BR
$525 0 3BR/2BA, fenced yard $1100.
Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387
www.Gore-Rabell.com 12-9-09-75-2


HUGE 5 BED HOUSE!
3 baths, enclosed front patio
W/D, Wood floors, Fireplace
3 blocks from UF! Pets loved!
372-7111 106 NW 10th Street
12-9-09-75-2

HISTORIC APTS Pleasant Street Historic
District. 2BR $850, two 1BRs $625 & $575.
one efficiency $475. Hardwood floors, ceiling
fans, high ceiling & porches. 1st, last, secu-
rity. No dogs. 378-3704 sallygville@aol.com
9-15-09-15-2

2BR/1BA cent heat mobile home on shady
lot. From $345-$425/mo incl water. No pets.
4546 NW 13th St. Last month free. 376-
5887 10-9-33-2

4BR newer double-wide on 5 acres in
Newberry. 6-stall barn, board fence, horses
welcome. $1300/mo. Call 850-329-7669
9-15-15-2

ONE MONTH FREE RENT!
1 & 2 bedrooms located near Hilton
Off of SW 34th Str. Close to UF
$350 SD some w/ W/D or hkups.
Water & trash incl. Call Now!
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com
12-9-09-72-2

Downtown Bed & Breakfast District: historic,
huge 3/2, 2/1, and 1/1. Water inc. Laundry
inc. $1900, $700, and $650 respectively.
Walk downtown! 373-7566 M-F 9-5. 9-17-
14-2

AVAILABLE NOW or JAN 1. 3BR/2BA nice
house. Pets ok, washer/dryer provided. Quiet
dead-end road. 4100 NW 14th PI. $975/mo.
Fenced yard. 352-339-2342 9-21-09-15-2

WE'RE HERE TO HELP! FOCUS ON
SCHOOL Must see upgrades new carpet,tile
& more.from a disc. rate of $390 Move in to-
day Pets ok
15 mins from UF Call for specials 352-332-
8225 10-12-30-2

2BR/1BA 1 month FREE. Oak Condo by
Oaks Mall. $695, screened-in porch, W/D,
community pool & gym, water & trash includ-
ed. 321-948-6327 or americana@cfl.rr.com
9-28-09-20-2

HUGE 1BR available now
Terrazzo floors, close to UF & SFC. 4022
NW 7th. Flex lease. $425/mo A/C heat, close
to bus lines. 352-318-8822 9-15-09-9-2

4 bd/ 4 ba condo at Countryside, only $850,
1200 sq ft. Rented furnished or unfurnished,
washer & dryer incl, Community pool, fitness
center and basketball courts Call Bosshardt
Property Management Today! 352-371-2118
9-24-09-15-2

MOVE IN NOW 1BR/1BA condo walk to
UF $850 with utilities, cable, & Internet or
3BR/2BA home with large yard & carport
$850 Keller Williams Realty 352-240-0600
Tiffany McKenzie, Realtor @ 352-871-3890
9-25-09-15-2

2BR1.5BA townhouse for rent near UF,
Shands, VA. W/D hook-ups, fireplace, en-
closed backyard. $900/mo +. 904-524-3063
9-30-09-18-2

Cute & Clean! Studio apt. in quiet NW area
near Ward's & Publix. Close to shopping &
busline, bike to UF. for $375/mo. Visit www.
cozygator.com, call 352-338-7670, or email
shepley@cozygator.com 9-22-09-10-2

1bedr, 2bedrms, 3bedrms, & 4bedrms close
to Campus. Call to see your new home today
Campus Realty 352-692-3800
rentals.campusrealtygroup.com 10-20-09-
30-2

MOVE IN NOW 1BR/1BA condo walk to
UF $850 with utilities, cable, & Internet or
3BR/2BA home with large yard & carport
$850 Keller Williams Realty 352-240-0600
Tiffany McKenzie, Realtor @ 352-871-3890
9-25-09-15-2

2/2 apt in the Avenues incl parking, alarm
system, w/d, kitchen w/dishwasher, garbage
disposal, & breakfast bar, dining/ living area
w/picture windows. 1 blkfrom UnivAve, great
for UF. Roommates needed 772-486-0303
9-15-09-5-2.


1BR/1BA EFFICIENCY
with A/C, $320/mo. No pets. Year lease.
Shady lot. 1022.5 NW 4t Ave. 352-376-5887
9-25-09-13-2


Room for rent near Archer Road. Non smoker
$500/month includes utilities.Sec dep. $500.
Call 352-213-1567. 9-17-6-2


$240/MO INCL UTIL.
ONE BEDROOM FOR RENT!
2 miles east of UF NE 9th St & 3rd Ave. On
bus route. Share full bath. Non-smoking fe-
male. Clean. Cat ok. Call Jane 871-6065
9-17-09-5-2


Homes Available for Immediate Occupancy.
Low Payments! $99 Deposit!
Call Today! 352-378-4411
9-30-09-15-2


We Love Pets &
Ready to Move in Today

Regency Oaks
1,2,3, Bedrooms
3230 SW Archer Rd
352-378-5766

Rocky Point
1,2,3 Bedrooms
3100 SW 35tth Place
352-376-1619

Archer Woods
1,2, Bedrooms
3020 SW Archer Rd
352-373-8727


Country Gardens
1 & 2 Bedrooms
2001 SW 16th St.
352-373-4500
12-9-09-65-2


2/2 Condo 2508 SW 35 PI
Gated Comm.w/Pool Near University
$750/Month Call Mike 786-299-4403 9-18-
09-7-2







TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2009 U ALLIGATOR, 11


*2 MONTHS RENT FREE*
Beautiful 2/2 Apt for $840/month located in
downtown Gainesville 1 mile from campus.
Includes washer, dryer, dishwasher, balcony,
pool, and alarm. Available now. Call 561 827
5358 or email zurich7@ufl.edu 9-18-09-6-2


1 Block to UF! GREAT LOCATIONS
1BR and 2BR Apts. See our list at
www.merrillmanagement.net
or call Merrill Management Inc
352-372-1494 x10 9-25-09-11-2


2BR 1BA Apt 1BLK TO UF!
Grad II Apts Special: $650/Mo
1236 Sw 4th Avenue. Call
Merrill Management Inc
352-372-1494x10 9-25-09-11-2


2 BLKS TO NORMAN HALL!
2BR 1 BA Apts $600/Mo
5 Blks to UF, Central H &Air
Laundry Fac. Carpet, Pets Allowed.
829 Sw 5th Avenue.
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 9-25-09-11-2


2BR 1BA, Carpet, Window A/C,
Nat gas ht. 1 BLK to UF $500/Mo
1216 SW 3rd Avenue. Call
Merrill Management Inc 352-372-1494
X10 9-25-09-11-2


2901 NW 14th Street
1BR 1BA Apt Near Sams
Club. Carpet, Window A/C,
Nat gas ht. Inclds Wtr, Swg,
pst control and garbage. $425/Mo
Rental Refs a must! Call
Merrill Management Inc
352-372-1494 9-25-09-11-2


FREE SEPT 2BR/2.5BA CONDO $775
w/d,parking,dog walk area,quiet
1.5miles to uf.352-281-0733 or
thuy_carroll@yahoo.com 10-5-15-2


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Spring 2010 College Park 1BR/1BA Studio
Apt Sublease. Walking distance to campus
and unfurnished. Rent is $625/month. Call
321-223-7867 or kmurph@ufl.edu 9-22-09-
15-3


1br apt, $575/month. Walking distance to UF
and 34th St Plaza. No move in charges; 1
1/2 months free. Call 502-608-3817 or e-mail
ozhegov@ufl.edu. 9-16-09-5-3


1BR/1BA $550/mo. Unfurnished.Spring 2010
Walking distance to campus.1 Month Free.
Move in October 2009. Call 352-870-7947 or
e-mail jihyun@ufl.edu 9-21-09-5-3


Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Greenwich Green 372-8100
Hidden Lake 374-3866
12-9-75-4


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submit your classified ad
for print andlor web editions
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Just go to
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Countryside Share 4BR/4BA upgraded furn
condo 1.5 miles to UF on bus rte, pool, W/D,
cable & utils incl. $425/mo. Call 386-672-
6969 or 386-295-7929. 9-18-09-35-4


1BR INDIVIDUAL LEASES IN FURNISHED
4BR CONDOS. 2 blocks to UF. $345/mo incl
elec, cable tv, internet, pool, laundry facility.
914 SW 8th Ave. 378-4626 10-1-09-26-4


ALIVE!


COLLEGE ROOMS STARTING AT
$395.00 MONTH, UTILITIES INCLUDED
NO MOVE IN COST
Call Frances 352-375-8787
Rent Florida Realty
10-28-09-60-4


Hate long bus rides? Be in class/Shands/
VA in 5 mins. Share 2/1 at Summit House
Condos, $375/mo + 1/2 util.$200 sec. dep.
No pets per complex, Available immed. Call
Tim 352-843-0220 9-15-19-4


Male college student preferred. 4BR/4BA
Countryside condo. Own bathroom, W/D,
hi-speed internet, on bus rte. Utils included.
$415/mo. 863-634-1893. Available immedi-
ately. 9-24-09-25-4


Beautifully renovated, furnished
condo,1 mile from UF, $399/MO
includes cable, internet, utilities,
pool + fitness room and on bus route,
Female roommate needed, 352 262-2871
9-21-09-15-4


Grad student seeking two female roommates
(NS/ND) to share a new 4/2 house in a quiet
neighborhood 3 mi. W of 1-75. With cable,
internet & security alarm. 475/mo., util. incl.
Please call 352-331-8794. Rooms are avail-
able immediately. 9-30-20-4

Female wanted to share brand new
3br/3ba home near campus. Washer
& dryer included. On bus route. Non-
smoking, serious students only. $450 plus
utilities. 813-610-1698 9-17-10-4


2BRs available for serious students, each
with private bath in completely remodeled,
fully furnished mobile home. 6 mins to UF -
Archer & 1-75. Very clean. $325/mo each +
1/2 utils. Call 352-256-0999 9-21-09-10-4


Close to UF. Lg rm in a nice NW home.
Fenced back yard. 395/mo. Washer/dryer.
Cable internet/TV. Mike 352-316-3930
9-21-09-5-4


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Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible
buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over
the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT
PLACING YOUR AD THRU OUR ONLINE
AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373-
Find (373-3463)

SEE ALL CONDOS
WWW.UFCONDOS.COM
Matt Price Campus Realty, 352-281-3551
12-9-74-5

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. 12-9-74-5

AFFORDABLE LUXURY NEW CONSTRUC-
TION NEAR UF, SHANDS, LAW SCHOOL
2Bed/3 Full Baths + Office. Granite
Counters, 2 Direct Bus Stops to UF.
Matt Price, Campus Realty 352-281-3551
12-9-74-5


WALK TO UF & DOWNTOWN!
THE PALMS New Ultra-Luxury Condos.
Granite, Huge Closets, Pool, Call Eric
Leightman, Campus Realty, 352-219-2879
12-9-74-5

Bank Owned Properties Must Sell!
$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
See ALL bank owned homes and condos @
www.allisonables.com/foreclosures
Allison Ables Keller Williams Gainesville
11-2-38-5


BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 12-9-09-74-6

BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 12-9-09-74-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-372-
7490 12-9-09-74-6

BED KING $170 PILLOWTOP
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in plas-
tic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can
deliver. 12-9-09-74-6

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

Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
12-9-74-6

BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1100
(352) 372-7490 12-9-09-74-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
12-9-09-74-6

DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 12-
9-74-6

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 12-9-09-74-6

**BEDS ALL BRAND NEW**
**Full $100 Queen $125 King $200**
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
12-9-74-6

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$130 352-377-9846.12-9-74-6


Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516.
12-9-74-6

BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-9-09-
74-6

FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $160. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 12-9-74-6

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

SOFA $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still
in pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 12-9-74-6

STACKED WASHER & DRYER
1 yr old 4 yr warranty $800. 352-486-3226
9-17-09-5-6

QUALITY MATTRESSES at GREAT prices!
FREE delivery available. Try out your new
bed, in our brand new, family owned & oper-
ated showroom, at 3741 W. University Ave.
Call 352-505-6551 for more information.
www.gatormattress.com 9-18-09-5-6


CASH PAID: Laptops Cameras Cells
Parts & Repair Mac & PC laptops
AC adapters Joel 336-0075
www.pcrecycle.biz 12-9-09-74-7


12-9-74-7

Computer Help Fast Gatorland Computers
House/Dorm Fast response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/
ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 338-8041.
www.GatorlandComputers.com 12-9-74-7

COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
12-9-09-71-7


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

NEW & USED BIKES FOR SALE
WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
Best Prices in Town *
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
12-9-74-9

09 Brand new 49cc gas motorized bicycle.
never used, must see to appreciate. Red w/
lots of extras, papers, $550 obo call 352-495-
0770 or email bobbytrek@yahoo.com 9-21-
09-5-9




***PARKING***
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 12-9-09-74-10

UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS
are underway...
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more.
All individuals interested in bidding go to:
surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370
12-9-09-75-10

PLAY & BUY DRUMS, GUITARS, MORE
@ STUDIO PERCUSSION
www.STUDIOPERCUSSION.org
(352) 338-8302 9-18-20-10







12, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2009


Homes Available for Immediate Occupancy.
Low Payments! $99 Deposit!
Call Today! 352-378-4411
9-30-09-21-10


***WWW.RPMMOTORCYCLES.COM**
FULL SERVICE REPAIR SHOP 11TH YEAR
OEM + AFTERMARKET PARTS + ACCY'S
HUGE TIRE SELECTION IN STOCK, CALL
FOR PRICES + DISCOUNTS 352-377-6974
12-9-75-11

*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Motor Scooter Sales and Service!
Great Scooters, Service & Prices!
118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271
www.NS4L.com
12-9-09-75-11


***GatorMoto***
Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator
Grads! New scooters starting at$999. No legit
shop can beat these prices! lyr Warranties
included. 376-6275GatorMoto.com 12-9-09-
75-11


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
12-9-09-75-11

***www.BuyMyScooter.com***
Buy A New Scooter, Buy A Used Scooter
All on one site! Check the website or call
336-1271 for more info! 12-9-09-75-11

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
12-9-09-75-11


00000* SCOOTERS ******
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
12-9-75-11


**SCOOTER RENTALS**
Rent for a day, week, semester, or rent to
own! Reserve now for Game Day Weekends!
NS4L.com 352-336-1271 12-9-09-75-11


FAST CASH FOR ALMOST ANY CARS 0
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 15 yr svc to UF students
OCall Don @ 215-7987 12-9-75-12

CARS CARS BuyOSellOTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
12-9-75-12


$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
12-9-75-12


**HEADLINERS SAGGING?**
POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK?
On site avail. Steve's Headliners 352-226-1973
12-9-74-12


CARS FROM $29/MO!
Hondas, Chevys, Jeeps and More!
$0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr.
For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
10-30-09-50-12


LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
* Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
* ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 2-10-
74-13

UF GRAD PAYS MORE
forgold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds,
guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you
sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090
12-9-75-13


BE AN INSPIRATION!
Take a blind lady to Mass on Sundays and
for walks and shopping as needed. We'll
have lots of fun! And you will make a new
friend! Contact 219-6948 9-25-09-74-13

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

Looking for someone to help me learn to rake
knit a hat, second and fourth wednesdays of
each month. These hats are made for peo-
ple in Haiti. Come and have fun with Lenora.
Call 219-6948. 9-25-09-74-13


EZ TENNIS
352-372-2257 9-30-17-13

SILENT PARTNERS and INVESTORS
Sought for Record Label,
Recording Studio, ( 10) Acts,
Hip Hop, R&B, Comedy, etc.
CD Sales, Concerts, Marketing!
CONTACT: 352-870-1892
9-18-09-5-13


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

1 the independent florida


alligator

RETAIL ADVERTISING MANAGER

Sales driven person to train student sales
staff in outside newspaper advertising sales.
Motivator needed who works well with a
constantly changing staff.
Duties include training university students
in outside newspaper sales, layout and
copy writing. Must work well within and
meet daily deadlines. Good organizational
skills a must. Newspaper ad sales back-
ground an advantage. Modest salary, good
benefits and excellent working environment.
With resume, send cover letter that must
include salary requirements, to: General
Manager, The Independent Florida Alligator,
PO 14257,Gainesville,FI 32604 or
email to tcarey@alligator.org.
No phone calls please. EOE

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. 12-9-75-14


$STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$
For gently used clothing/accessories & fur-
niture. No appt.necessary! Sandy's Savvy
Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 372-
1226 12-9-09-74-14


Now you can easily
submit your classified ad
for print andlor web editions
right thru our website!


WE BUY JUNK CARS Justgoto
Titles Only. Call K.T. (352) 281-9980 www.alligator.org/classifieds
12-9-75-12 Visa and Mastercard accepted.


BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 12-9-09-75-14


FUTURE GMs
Now hiring assistant managers
GatorDominos.com/jobs
12-9-75-14

PHONE AGENTS NEEDED
Must have Excellent Vocabulary and
Communication skills. PC skills needed.
Apply Now! 6020 NW 4th Place, Suite G.
352-371-5888 x 111 12-9-74-14

DOMINO'S
Now hiring Delivery Drivers $12-$16/hr.
You need a great attitude & dependable car.
Hiring lunch, dinner & late night shifts. Our
closing drivers earn $100 per night. Apply
@ any of our 8 location or @ gatordominos.
com/jobs. 12-9-09-75-14

Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and computer science needed for
various positions. Flexible schedules and
competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more
at www.gleim.com/employment 12-9-09-
82-14

Movie Extras, Actors, Models Wanted Up
to $300/day! All Looks Needed! Call NOW
1-800-458-9303 9-21-20-14

einstein's OASIS hair salon HAIRSTYLISTS
needed. up to 70% comm benefits 331-4340.
600 NW 75th St. Suite "C". 9-15-15-14

STUDENTPAYOUTS.COM
Paid survey takers needed. Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys 12-
9-09-73-14

We are looking for business leaders to help
us build our college database, earn bi-weekly
cash & monthly residual income. Graduate
debt-free. Please call 1-800-577-2021 for a
confidential interview. 12-9-68-14

LIFE SKILLS COACH needed for after-
school activities/care teenage boy with au-
tism. 2:30-6:30 M-F. References and reliable
transportation required. Experience and train-
ing preferred. Call 246-2353. 10-16-30-14

Tutors needed 1-on-1 at-risk elem, mid
school students. 1-4 afternoons per wk. $10/
hr. 15-20 min south of UF. Fed wk study req
for emp. Volunteers welcome. Contact Sally
352-384-1155, st23@cox.net 9-16-09-15-
14

BOOKKEEPER/RECEPTIONIST/
ASSISTANT
FT for Law Office. EXP in QB, with A/P, A/R
& trust accts. Client intake skills a must.
Email resume to: lisa@striplinglawfirm.com.
10-12-09-30-14

Female smokers ages 19-25 needed for con-
fidential phone interview. Call 404-324-6836
leave your name, number and the brand that
you smoke. Earn $50 for phone interview.
10-13-09-30-14

SHIPPING TECH
Full or part time. Must be dependable. Prior
experience a plus. Please send resume to
hr@gleim.com or apply online at www.gleim.
com 9-15-09-10-14

LEASING AGENT PT
Friendly, energetic person. Experience
preferred. Great benefits. Must be avail.
afternoons & weekends. Apply in person.
Spyglass Apartments. DFWP
12-9-09-67-14

Geek your way to wealth & earn cash while
attending college. For a confidential inter-
view, call 1-800-577-2021 & please leave
your name & number TWICE 12-9-68-14

Fan Photographers needed for UF
football home games! Email to apply
ufphotomanagerl @gmail.com. Fan pho-
tographers motivate and excite fans to take
photos that are viewable on gatorzone.com
in a partnership with UF. $7.50/hour plus
productivity bonus drives hourly rate to $12-
$20/hour. Equipment provided.
9-15-09-8-14


PT Sales /Leasing Agents Needed
Help students find their new apartment!
Great pay plus bonuses. Sales experience &
outgoing personality required. No real estate
exp req (training provided). Send resume,
cover letter & avail schedule to
hr@trimarkproperties.com
12-9-65-14


Attention Smokers! Smokers are needed
to participate in a smoking cessation study.
You will be compensated for your participa-
tion. If interested, call the UF Smoking Lab
and Clinic at 352-273-2151 or email us at
ufsmokelab@gmail.com. 9-22-10-14


INTERNETWORK! $6.75-$139+/Hr. Flexible
Hours!. Use any computer! $25 Starting
Bonus. Tinyurl.com/FLAlligator 9-16-09-5-
14


OFFICE ASSISTANT
PT Quickbooks, financial accounts experi-
ence a must. Flex hrs around class. Evenings
& weekends possible. $7.25/hr up? 359-6785
9-16-09-5-14


Embroidery Machine Operator,experience
req.Design & produce emb designs & logos.
Knowledge of computers & digitizing pro-
grams. Able to stand for long periods of time.
call 352-226-8868 M-F 7AM-4PM 9-21-09-
8-14


We need people to post ads
online. Social networking
knowledge a plus. Get paid
every Friday. For details see
paycheckonfriday.com 11-12-45-14


**MARTIAL ARTS INSTR. WANTED**
For growing TKD/MMA school
in Gville. Friendly, energetic
person. Experience preferred.
Leave msg at 352-375-0700
9-16-09-5-14

Homework Coach Wanted for bright ADHD
7th grade girl, $8/hr, flexible hours afterschool
or weekends, 4-8 hrs/week. Email qualifica-
tions to tracydz@cox.net 9-16-5-14

DENTAL ASSISTANT
Certified with expanded functions. Good x-
ray skills a must. Mon-Thurs. Fax resume to
352-375-4268 9-16-09-5-14


DENTAL FRONT DESK
Scheduling & insurance billing for local den-
tal practice. Self-starter with experience.
Mon-Thurs. Fax resume 352-375-4268
9-16-09-5-14

Babysitter/Childcare Needed in my SW home
M-F. 8 am- 5 pm.
Approx. 20 hours a week
Must have own transportation and references
$8/Hr. (352)494-8848 9-18-6-14

HOMEWORK COACH for 8th grade High
Springs Community School ESE student w/
special needs (ADHD). Sun. thru Thurs., 2 to
3 hours/afternoon & additional time as need-
ed for projects. Some driving req'd. $10.00/
Hr. Great opportunity for someone pursuing
degree in special education. Send resume to
terryl_42@yahoo.com 9-17-09-5-14

Childcare/mother's helper needed to
help care for infant twins
Next to SFCC, perfect for student!
M,W,F 9am-noon
352-256-3715 9-17-5-14


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PT SWIM COACH
Afternoon & evening hours available. Call
Perrin Foerster 352-359-0160 or email
coach_perrin@yahoo.com 9-17-09-5-14


A Cash Machine $1000 cash paid daily for
returning phone calls. Easy to do, no selling,
not mlm, strong residuals.1-800 662 1961
ext. 8610 9-18-09-5-14


PT yard and house work,
flexible hours, $10/hour.
352-316-6696 9-15-09-1-14


Seeking part time telemarketer for veterinary
division. Flexible schedule, $10/ hour, work
from home with company provided phone.
Please send resume to
michael.mumaw@pulevet.com 9-18-09-4-
14


Great student job!
Exciting opportunity
to work as a luxury sedan chauffeur.
Interested? Please send your resume to
Jeremy@FabulousCars.com.
9-22-09-6-14


FT Office Assistant/Executive Assistant with
heavy emphasis on mail duties. Experience
is required. Email resume to
Stephanie@holbrooktravel.com 9-22-09-
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Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
www.carrsmith.com 12-9-75-15

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 12-9-74-15

Want to be a CNA, phlebotomist or pharm
tech? Express Training offers courses, days,
eve, weekend. All classes live, no videos.
Call 352-338-1193 or
expresstrainingservices.com 12-9-09-74-15

PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
339-2199
12-9-74-15

TLC HORSEBOARD
All facilities & amenities, quality instruc-
tion; 15 minutes from UF. Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Ctr. 12-9-75-15


HORSE BOARDING
Hourly work available. 12 x 12 stall cement
block barn. Good grass turnout with room to
run! Limited # of stalls available. $350/mo.
352-472-2627 for info & directions. 12-9-
09-74-15


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ory & concentration. Eliminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Learn self hypnosis.
Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH,
NGH certified 379-1079 12-9-75-15


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)
12-9-74-15

Mini Maxi Warehouses; corner Waldo Rd &
NE 31st Ave; 12 acres, student/staff rentals;
UHaul warehouse complex, trucks, trailers. 6
x 10 rentals $39/mo! 352-373-6294 or 1-800-
559-2449 Also 100 sheds for sale. 12-9-09-
68-15

Gator Slide Farm: Horse boarding.
Owner housing. Dressage, stadium jumping,
X-country. Lessons/schooling opportunities.
Feeding/mucking mitigate monthly charges.
Visitors always welcome. Contact Dibbie
352.466.3538 or gtrslfrm@aol.com 10-28-
09-90-15

GUTTER & ROOF CLEANING
Free Estimates. Super Service! Lic & Ins.
Steve "The School Teacher" 352-377-7086
12-9-09-74-15

HORSE BOARDING Premier facility next
to Canterbury. Stall or pasture board from
$250. Two sand/clay arenas, round pen,
jumps, lessons. Work avail to defray costs.
352-472-9977 weecfl@gmail.com 1-19-09-
95-15

.aser Hair Removal, Electrolysis, & Skin
,are @ Advanced Hair Removal & Skin
nstitute- 352.331.6797- Ask about student
discounts & sorority specials. Check out our
vebsite @ www.hairskininstitute.com
)-30-09-27-15


MATH TUTOR
firstt hour FREE. 11 years experience.
bilingual. Call Francisco at 352-494-8582
)-25-20-15

* GREAT BANNERS & SIGNS *
Full-color DecalsOExhibitsOVehicle Wraps
Top QualityOFast ServiceOLow Prices
www.signpower.com
3ignMasters 335-7000
1-29-83-15

k PLAQUES AWARDS TROPHIES *
Name BadgesOButtonsOADA Signs
Top QualityOFast ServiceOLow Prices
www.signpower.com
3ignMasters 335-7000
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EZ TENNIS
D 52-372-2257 9-30-17-15

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Gators use Joker package to maximize team speed

F By MIKE McCALL
Alligator Staff Writer
mmccall@alllgator org
Florida's 3-3-5 defense couldn't be more aptly named.
Like the playing card it derives its name from, the Joker
.. package isn't one of the most common defensive forma-
_w tions, but it can wreak havoc on opposing offenses and al-
ways has the potential to create a big play.
The biggest difference is the Gators are always holding
the wild card, and their speed and versatility allow them to
play it at any time.
"It's more fun because you can make more plays, espe-
'" ""ciallywhenyou're rushing them," linebacker Ryan Stamper
said. "We cover really well, and when they
throw the ball, it gives us a better chance to
make interceptions. It seems like we make
more plays when we're in that package,
Football and that's why I love it so much."
That held true in Saturday's 56-6 win
against Troy, when Florida's defense
mostly operated from the Joker package. The results were
promising: three turnovers, three sacks and just 71 yards
allowed in the first half.
The 3-3-5 plays perfectly to the Gators' strengths. It
keeps all three talented safeties Ahmad Black, Major
Wright and Will Hill on the field, increases the depth
of the defensive line and showcases the athletic ability of
the defensive backs and linebackers, as they can blitz the
quarterback or drop into coverage.
Defensive end Carlos Dunlap is used for his pass-
....... : rushing skills and his wingspan, as his 6-foot-6, 290-pound
Pit. :~_: ..frame is helpful in pass coverage as well.
Matt Tripp / Alligator Staff There's a lot of movement before the snap, which makes
Junior Justin Trattou (94) lined up at nose tackle in UF's 3-3-5 Joker formation during Florida's 56-6 win over Troy on it tough to tell where the pressure will come from.
Saturday. The "Joker" package puts a trio of defensive ends and safeties on the field. SEE JOKER, PAGE 15


Saturday full of unpredictability


You know what I love most about
college football? The fact that the
season never shakes out the way we
think it will.
Of the top 10 teams in the AP preseason
poll, three have lost that status within the
season's opening two weeks Adios
Oklahoma, we hardly knew you Oklaho-
ma State and you almost fooled us Virginia
Tech.
That could certainly be an indictment
on preseason polls, but I'd rather express
my love for the parity in college football,
which seems to be in full bloom again.
Florida State nearly lost to Jacksonville
State (home to former Florida defensive
tackle Torrey Davis and former LSU quar-
terback Ryan) from the Football Champi-
onship Subdivision. Missouri fought to
hold off Bowling Green, and Maryland


k needed a field goal
in overtime to edge
S.i.i. FCS member James
Madison, which en-
\_ tered the game 0-9
Phil Kegler against FBS teams
since 1990.
Phil on the Hillsince 190.
pkegler@alligator org If parity had a
partner in crime, it
would be injury.
Oklahoma will be without quarterback
Sam Bradford for several weeks and has
lost tight end Jermaine Gresham for the
rest of the season, a heartbreaking turn of
events for Sooners fans.
Oklahoma State climbed into the Top 5
just in time to fall at home against Confer-
ence USA foe Houston, and to top it off the
Cowboys will likely be without the services
SEE PHIL, PAGE 15


UF FOOTBALL

Moody not out of picture


By MIKE McCALL
Alligator Staff Writer
mmccall@alligator org

A year ago, Emmanuel Moody's career
at Florida was headed in the right direc-
tion.
Moody was named the Gators' start-
ing running back against Tennessee last
season, and he finished with a game-high
55 yards on nine carries. But an ankle in-
jury soon after caused him to miss three
games, and Chris Rainey and Jeff Demps
combined for 487 yards and four touch-
downs in his absence.
Moody has never regained the starting
role, and he tallied just one carry a fum-
ble last week against Troy. Despite ap-
parently benching Moody for the fumble,
UF coach Urban Meyer says he still plans
to play the redshirt junior as the season
goes on.
"When you put your mind into some-
one whose whole world is carrying the
football and playing at Florida, then it
goes: injury, fumble, this and this," Meyer


said. "I certainly have not lost confidence
in him, we just have to get him right."

INJURY UPDATE: Meyer said defensive
tackle Lawrence Marsh (ankle) is prob-
able for this weekend's game against
Tennessee, and he also expects receiver
Deonte Thompson
(hamstring) to play,
though he may miss a
few days of practice.

TEBOW TAKES HONOR:
Quarterback Tim
Tebow was named
Moody Southeastern Con-
ference Offensive Player of the Week
on Monday. The senior completed 15
of 24 passes for 237 yards and four
touchdowns and added 71 yards and
a touchdown running. He is second in
the nation in passing efficiency (197.95)
behind Arkansas' Ryan Mallett (210.25).


EThe Mike Vick experiment could be more than a cute Wildcat option if Dono-
van McNabb misses any significant time with a broken rib. If you're an Eagles
fan, are you super excited or deathly afraid? ... Former UF receiver Louis Murphy
caught the first TD of his career just before halftime of Monday night's game
regardless of what that hopefully now-jobless official thought he saw on replay.


I POLLRS ULTS


SThe UF-Kentucky game will kick-
off at 6 p.m. on Sept. 26 and will be
televised on ESPN2. Florida's last
appearance on ESPN2 was a 42-14
victory over Vanderbilt on Nov. 8.


Previous question:
Which column did you
agree with more in the
Jumpball about
college football fans?


Percent (Votes)
Beg to DiFer 63% (33)
Kyle Points 37% (19)


52 TOTAL VOTES






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PHIL, from page 14


of 2008's Big 12 rushing leader, Kendall
Hunter, due to a right leg injury. Anoth-
er set of fans sent into despair.
One fan base's hopelessness, how-
ever, is another team's opportunity.
Could BYU, currently ranked No. 9
in the coaches' poll, be the first school
from outside an automatic-qualifier
conference to finish in the Top 5 of the
BCS Standings?
With home games still to play
against Florida State, TCU and Utah, I
say absolutely. But there's still no way
an undefeated BYU makes it into the
BCS National Championship Game in
Pasadena unless Florida or Texas drop
a game.
The No. 1 Gators and No. 2 Long-
horns aren't impenetrable to injury.
Any given play could cause Florida
or Texas fans to gasp and question the
heavens. After all, Oklahoma's darling
quarterback probably didn't return to
Norman to have his national title hopes
dashed on a single hit, and Tim Tebow
and Colt McCoy don't exactly shy away
from contact when they roll out of the
pocket.
Here in Gainesville, fans should wor-
ry about others in addition to Tebow. At
least No. 15 has a backup the Gators


3-3-5 formation wreaks havoc on opponents passing games but vu

JOKER, from page 14


"We really disguise a lot," de-
fensive line coach Dan McCamey
said. "Sometimes you'll see two
guys with their hands on the line of
scrimmage with nine guys stand-
ing, and they're moving around. We
talk about being moving targets and
bringing them from all areas and dif-
ferent places. There's a rhyme and a
reason for everything we do."
The Joker package causes chaos,
the perfect environment for the
Gators' opportunistic defense. The
unit was third in the nation in take-
aways last season, and its streak of
14-straight games with an intercep-
tion leads the nation (the next closest
teams are tied at nine).
Turnovers were a huge benefit
for UF last year, and the Joker pack-
age will help ensure that trend con-
tinues. But it does have its faults.


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CB
CB DE DT DE CB


Because of the three-man line
and increased movement of the
linebackers, the formation can be


vulnerable against a good rushing in the BCS Championship Game,
game. The Gators used it heavily but when Tennessee rolls into town
against Oklahoma's passing attack Saturday, it'll likely be used only in


don't even bother listing a reserve tight
end on their depth chart, making Aaron
Hemandez one of the most irreplace-
able members of the team.
There isn't exactly the usual stable
of wide receivers, either. Only Riley
Cooper (10 catches for 187 yards in two
games) and Deonte Thompson (2 TDs
against Troy) have proven themselves
so far, with Hemandez second on the
team in receptions.
Redshirt senior David Nelson has
only three catches for 13 yards, and I
can't see Brandon James being more
than an occasional option, despite his
over-the-shoulder TD catch Saturday.
Injury isn't the only thing that can
derail games or change a season's path.
How about the weather?
It seems like a silly thought, until
you remember that the Gators' offense
had six fumbles Saturday and looked
completely pathetic in the rain during
the first quarter against Troy.
You just never know.
So I look forward to watching BYU
put its national title game hopes on the
line each week, starting with Saturday's
home contest against Florida State.
Keep winning, and a fan base from
Provo, Utah, can keep dreaming one
week at a time. It might never happen,
but college football continues to show
nothing is certain.


rlnerable to run

passing situations.
"It's no secret what [the Volun-
teers] are going to do," UF coach Ur-
ban Meyer said. "They're going to
come in with two really good backs
and try to pound us and come after
us running the ball.
"I don't believe they're going to
come in and try to wing it all over
the place to try and win the game.
We have good cover guys, but we
have to stop the run. If it starts to be
a downhill game, we have a prob-
lem."
But if the Gators can stop the
Volunteers' ground game, the Joker
package will be especially useful
on third downs. UT has an inexpe-
rienced receiving corps and a quar-
terback, Jonathan Crompton, who
managed more touchdowns than in-
terceptions just twice last season and
threw three picks last week against
UCLA.




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