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AROUND GAINESVILLE

Haunted house doors



creak open today


By HILARY SHEINBAUM
Alligator Contributing Writer

Walt Disney World has fairy-tale prin-
cesses and a haunted house. Now Gainesville
does, too, but with a scary twist.
The Gainesville Junior Chamber of Com-
merce, or Jaycees, will hold its 14th annual
Haunted House at the Alachua County Fair-
grounds starting tonight and ending on Hal-
loween.
In groups of five or six, people will enter
a 1,500-square-foot house in the depths of
the woods and make their way through 13
rooms, numerous hallways and a maze, ac-
cording to Kristen Rabell, Jaycees commu-
nity director and haunted house head chair-
woman.


"I have seen a grown woman wet
her pants, and someone actually
ran out of their shoes."
Kristen Rabell
Jaycees community director

This year's event, The Enchanted Castle,
is inspired by fairy tales and Disney stories
twisted into frightening tales, she said. For
the past three years, the house's themes were
movie-based, asylum-inspired and deco-
rated to resemble the horror movie genre
respectively.
Tickets are $5 in advance and $6 at the
door, cash only. A portion of the funds will
SEE HAUNTED, PAGE 5


Dorms test shower timers


* THE YULEE AREA PLACED THE
DEVICES IN 86 SHOWERS.

By JENNIFER BATE
Alligator Contributing Writer

When Yulee Area residents take a shower,
they are not alone.
They have shower coaches.
The small, $2.80 timing devices, called
Shower Coaches, are suction-cupped to the
walls of 86 showers in Yulee, Mallory and
Reid, which comprise the Yulee Area.
"I really like them," said Haley Merritt, a
freshman Yulee resident."They really help. I
definitely take a five-minute shower now."
The timers were placed in the showers to


By ALISON SCHWARTZ
Alligator Writer

Reminiscent of the days when he
skipped school to watch "The Price Is
Right" on TV when he was younger, Gon-
zalo Barcia skipped work July 27 to take


his best shot at making it to contestant
row.
Today is Barcia's 23rd birthday, and
most people will have a difficult time top-
ping the gifts he'll be receiving in prize-
form after competing on the show.
"I can't complain," Barcia said.


help save water and are sponsored by the
committee that oversees sustainability ef-
forts within the Department of Housing and
Residence Education.
Sharon Blansett, chairwoman of the
Housing and Residence Education Green
Team, wrote in an e-mail that the program
is designed to educate residents on sustain-
ability issues.
The targeted shower time is five minutes.
Every minute spent showering uses 2.5 gal-
lons of water, so a five-minute shower uses
12.5 gallons.
"I'm a lot more conscious of the amount
of water I am using with the timers around,"
Merritt said. "It's something major that


SEE SHOWER, PAGE 4


right price'
his hands. He and a colleague made their
ways over to the CBS studio in Hollywood
bright and early, waiting in line from about
4:45 a.m. to 6:30 a.m.
"I woke up that morning with a smile
on my face, and it didn't wear off at all,"
he said. "I just believed it at the bottom
of my heart that I was going to make it to
contestant row."
SEE PRICE, PAGE 5


That's all the fifth-year mechanical and
L l aerospace engineering stu-
Neal dent can say until his episode
airs this morning at 11 a.m.
While interning at Raythe-
on Co. in Los Angeles last summer, Barcia
found himself with a little extra time on


Police: 225-pound man elbows pregnant woman twice, believes child is his


* Aaron Hernandez
(right) and UF's
offense will get a
chance to prove
itself as Florida
faces Mississippi
State on Saturday
night after averag-
ing 25 points per
game in SEC play.
See Story, Page 13.


A man was arrested early Thursday
morning for elbowing and pushing a preg-
nant woman during an argument.
Jabaric Bell, who is 6 feet, 3 inches tall
and weighs 225 pounds, was gathering his
things to leave the house he shares with his
girlfriend when they got into an argument
over items that belonged to her, including
sports cards, according to an Alachua Coun-
ty Sheriff's Office report.
She told police that Bell elbowed her


twice and pushed her into the bedroom
wall, according to the report.
Bell told police he was trying to take his
things and leave with his cousin. He said he
did not hit the woman and "pivoted" to get
around her.
The woman told police she was not in-
jured.
Bell said he knew she was 6-months
pregnant and believes the child is his.
EMILY FUGGETTA


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dressed as an orchid to promote the group's showcase, which will
take place at the Constans Theatre from Oct. 29 through Nov. 1.


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News Today


WHAT'S HAPPENING
Come ski with TriP!
West Virginia Winter Break
Deadline to sign up: Friday, 5 p.m.
Outfitter, in the Reitz Union
The trip will take place from Dec.
27 to Jan. 1.

Shabbat at Hillel
Friday, 7 p.m. and
Saturday, 10:30 a.m.
2020 W University Ave.
Hillel will celebrate Shabbat Friday
with Orthodox, Conservative and
Reform services, plus an alterna-
tive learners service about the dif-
ferent branches of Judaism. Kosher
dinner will be served at 8:30 p.m.

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

LOCAL
Saturday event offers
service opportunities
UF students can make a differ-
ence Saturday.
Actions!, a community service
and leadership organization that is
part the Center for Leadership and
Service, will host Make a Differ-
ence Day Saturday from 9 a.m. to
2 p.m. The annual event gives stu-
dents an opportunity to give back

Local Restaurant

Hosts Gators for

1/3 Century!
Way back before the National
Championships, before Florida
had won even the first SEC
Championship, before the
Spurrier Era, yes even before
the 0 10 & 1 season Cafe
Gardens opened in 1976 just
across from campus to serve the
best burgers, freshest salads and
coldest beer in town.
Knowledgeable Gator fans that
can't make the trip to Starkville
for the Mississippi State game
plan to celebrate another Florida
victory at Cafe Gardens
Saturday. Arrive early to get a
good seat in front of one of the
many TV's and enjoy the beer
specials. $1.50 domestic pints or
longnecks and & $2 bottles of
selected imports are featured
along with the fantastic food
and service that has made Cafe
Gardens a Gator landmark since
we ran the wishbone offense
with Head Coach Doug Dickey!
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to Gainesville.
Make a Difference Day is a na-
tional event dedicated to helping
others through service and edu-
cation projects. UF students will
be volunteering at Idylwild El-
ementary School and Gainesville
Harvest, a food bank. Pizza will
be served afterward at each site.
Registration is online and
open to all UF students. Students
can register individually or as
part of a group.
"These are issues that stu-
dents can relate to," said director
Nicole Jackson, a family, youth
and community sciences junior.
"They can act on them now."
MARISSA LYONS

Apartment fire leaves
more than 20 homeless
The American Red Cross of
North Central Florida is pro-
viding food and housing to
more than 20 people affected
by a fire Thursday in southwest
Gainesville.
Six apartments in Building L
of the Majestic Oaks apartment


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complex, 5800 SW 20th Ave., were
damaged after a small kitchen fire
started, according to Gainesville
Fire Rescue spokeswoman Carol
Davis. Most of the fire damage
was cosmetic, Davis said.
Things got worse for the resi-
dents of Building L when a water
main burst unrelated to the fire,
Davis said. Six apartments had
heavy water and smoke damage,
according to a press release by the
North Central Florida Chapter of
the Red Cross.
Due to the damages, Gainesville
Regional Utilities had to cut power
to the building, forcing residents
out of the building until power can
be turned back on.
ROBERT HARRINGER


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@
alligator.org.


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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2009 U ALLIGATOR, 3


UF ADMINISTRATION

UF's Board of Trustees receives two new members


BY CAROLYN TILLO
Alligator writer

The Florida Board of Governors ap-
pointed two members to UF's Board of
Trustees, UF's highest governing body, in
a meeting Thursday.
Board of Governors spokesman Bill Ed-
monds said Marshall Criser III, of Coral
Gables, and Carolyn King Roberts, of Oca-
la, will join the board Jan. 6.
"Both appointments for University of


Florida are very strong individuals," Ed-
monds said.
Criser is the president of AT&T Florida
and the son of former UF President Mar-
shall Criser, who served from 1984 to 1989,
Edmonds said.
Roberts also brings business experience
and knowledge of university government.
She owns Roberts Real Estate Inc. and
served as a member on the Florida Board
of Education.
She also served as the chairwoman for


the Board of Governors and is a member of
the Board of Governors.
Edmonds said Rob-
erts' term on the Board
of Governors will end
before she begins serving
her term with the Board
of Trustees.
UF spokesman Steve
Edmonds Orlando said the board's
newly appointed members have strong
ties to the university, and they are well-


respected in the Florida business commu-
nity.
Criser and Roberts will replace board
members Courtney Cunningham and Jo-
elen Merkel.
Gov. Charlie Crist will also appoint two
new members who will start their terms
in January and replace members Roland
Daniels and Earl Powell, Orlando said.
According to a press release, the Board
of Governors made 21 appointments
Thursday for the 11 state institutions.


SFC students raise awareness of carbon dioxide emissions


* RALLY BEGINS SATURDAY.

By CAROLINE LEWIS
Alligator Contributing Writer

The Saints for Sustainability
club at Santa Fe College hosted
an event Thursday to increase
awareness about the maximum
safe amount of carbon dioxide in
the atmosphere.


"People don't realize how easy
it is to be more sustainable in our
daily lives," said Jen Crews, vice
president of the Saints for Sustain-
ability at Santa Fe College.
Club members gave out infor-
mation about living sustainable
lifestyles, painted a large plywood
cutout and used 25 people to stand
in the shape of the numbers 350 at
Santa Fe's Oak Grove.


The event, which promoted
environmental organization 350.
org's Oct. 24 International Day of
Climate Action, was
Local one of 4,000 held
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and one of two in
Gainesville.
"We want to try to get people
to write to the local representa-
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These actions include a rally
organized by Buchholz High
School EnviroCats, an environ-
mental club.
The rally will begin Saturday at
1:30 p.m. at Westside Park on 34th
Street. Participants will march
about half a mile to the graffiti
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"Lots of people at school re-
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so this just seemed like a perfect
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ON CAMPUS

Students show UN


support on plaza

By JOEY FLECHAS Students could write their
Alligator Contributing Writer where they're from and


Members of UF's Model United
Nations and students linked them-
selves through their support of
global cooperation among nations
Thursday.
In celebration of United Na-
tions Day, students added links to a
chain, which symbolized their sup-
S port of global cooperation to help
developing nations on the Plaza of
the Americas.
Inspiration for the activity's
theme came from one of the U.N.'s
Millennium Development Goals,
which is to help nations that are
still developing like third world
countries succeed.
Model U.N. member and UF se-
nior Stephanie Loy said the event
was about raising awareness and
Ana Goni-Lessan Alligator Staff solidarity.
UF junior lan Proctor shows freshman Melissa Burar a paper chain with names of students who "We are advocating coming to-
showed their support for United Nations Day on the Plaza of the Americas Thursday afternoon. gether for one cause," she said.



Students commemorate fall of Berlin Wal


* MORE THAN 100 CAME TO
THE EVENT IN PUGH HALL.

By ELIZABETH BEHRMAN
Alligator Contributing Writer

Two hundred people died try-
ing to escape.
Seventy-two thousand people
were incarcerated for trying to
leave their country.
These facts and others were
pasted upon the panels of a rep-
lica of the Berlin Wall created by
a group of UF students.
More than 100 people gath-
ered in Pugh Hall Thursday night
for the Freedom Without Walls
gala, which commemorated the
20th anniversary of the fall of the
Berlin Wall on Nov. 9, 1989.
"A large group of UF students
collaborated to bring the Berlin
Wall to UF," said Will Hasty, a
German studies professor.
For the past month, German
students and faculty hosted a
film festival, a speech contest and
built and tore down a replica of
the Berlin Wall.
The panels of the UF wall
served as a backdrop behind the
speakers and decorations around


Pugh Hall for the audience to see
as it listened to the many speak-
ers at the event.


The speakers touched on the to commemorate the event.
importance of the wall's fall to German studies professor
Germany and how important it is Franz Futterknecht introduced
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Matt Tripp/ Alligator Staff
Holger Teschke speaks at the Freedom Without Walls event inside Pugh Hall Thursday night, celebrat-
ing the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Teschke is a former dramatist in the Berlin
Ensemble Theater Group and is now a visiting professor at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts.


names,
even a


quote on slips of colored paper. The
slips were stapled together to form
a chain of support that snaked along
the front of the table.

"We are advocating coming
together for one cause."
Stephanie Loy
Model U.N, member

Yellow, green, brown, orange
and blue names formed a chain
more than 120 links long.
UF junior Andrew Scheuermann
said he liked the idea of Model U.N.
bringing awareness to global is-
sues.
"I think it's a cool organization
promoting international thinking,"
he said.
Although the organization ob-
served U.N. Day Thursday, the ac-
tual international holiday is Satur-
day.


with gala
the winners of the speech contest,
and the first-, second- and third-
place winners each gave his or
her speech again.
The first-place winner, Heath-
er Lear, started to tear up toward
the end of her speech, in which
she described her visit to Berlin
and how her parents met there
years ago.
"I was completely blown
away by the emotion displayed
here," psychology and German
sophomore Johanna Meyer said.
Meyer was one of the students
who helped build and paint the
replica.
After the student speeches,
keynote speaker Holger Teschke,
an author and former dramatist
in the Berlin Ensemble Theater
Group, said he still remembers
what he was doing when the wall
fell. He said there was a peaceful
rebellion the night the wall came
down and the world should use
this as an example to help make
it a better place.
"I wasn't expecting a tearjerk-
er," Meyer said. "I was expect-
ing more of a celebration, but I
guess with this the two go hand
in hand."


Cutting shower time from 10 minutes to 5 minutes could save 6,500 gallons

SHOWER, from page 1 turning the water off while brushing his or minutes, it could save about 6,500 gallons gan Oct. 12.


you can do, and it's not something I even
thought about before."
There are friendly reminders stuck to the
residence hall walls. Signs were posted to
remind students to conserve water while
brushing their teeth and shaving. A student
can save three gallons of water each day by


her teeth, and an additional three gallons
when shaving.
Runny toilets, leaky faucets and leaky
showers can each waste more than 10 gal-
lons per day if they are not reported.
There are about 520 residents living in
the Yulee Area. If each resident cuts his or
her shower time from 10 minutes to five


per day.
The Department of Housing and Resi-
dence Education did not have
On an estimate for the amount of
Camps water that is wasted or the cost
of wasted water.
Blansett reported there has been a good
response from students since the project be-


"The fact that they are there definitely
helps," said Rainer De Sousa, an interna-
tional student who lives in Yulee. "I did see
that someone stuck one of the shower timers
next to a toilet. That was kind of funny."
The Green Team hopes to spread the
conservation program to other residence
halls.






FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2009 U ALLIGATOR, 5


LOCAL NEWS

Shands offers tour of center


By MELINDA CARSTENSEN
Alligator Contributing Writer

The wait to see the inside of Shands' new-
est building is over.
This weekend the UF Shands Cancer Cen-
ter is opening its doors to the public before it
begins admitting patients on Nov. 1.
The $388 million cancer center, at 1515 SW
Archer Road, will host an open house from 9
a.m. to noon Saturday.
Guests will be able to take tours of the facil-
ity and preview some of its 192 patient rooms.
They will also get to see some of the center's
departments, such as the stem cell lab and the
emergency department, spokesman Jeff Kelly
said.
The center was designed with emphasis
on bringing the outside in, Kelly said, and the
many windows give the building a unique
appearance the hospital is surrounded by


97,000 square feet of glass.
"It's absolutely a sight to see," he said. "It's
not the way your mind's eye would picture a
hospital."
"It's absolutely a sight to see. It's
not the way your mind's eye would
picture a hospital."
Jeff Kelly
UF Shands Cancer Center spokesman

Visitors can take guided tours of the eight-
story, 500,000-square-foot building and take
photos with UF mascots Albert and Alberta.
Free food and drinks will also be provided.
Construction on the center began in Janu-
ary 2007. Since then, Kelly said, it has been
hard work getting the hospital to this point.
"We're most excited about being able to
showcase the hospital to the people it'll be
serving," he said.


Guests have been scared, wet pants


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be donated to The American Kidney Foun-
dation.
Event organizers expect 2,500 to 3,000
attendees to visit the haunted house over
the course of five days.
UF organizations contributing to the
event include Sigma Phi Lambda Sorority,
UF American Society of Civil Engineers and
UF Fire Emergency Services, Rabell said.
People of all ages can attend the event,
though the attraction may be too scary for
children younger than 8, Rabell said.
During a previous haunted house walk,
a guest hyperventilated and had to be car-


ried out by paramedics.
"I have seen a grown woman wet her
pants, and someone actually ran out of their
shoes," Rabell said. "It's pretty funny to see
senior football players from Eastside [High
School] run out scream-
Around ing like 4-year-old girls."
Gainesville The haunted house
will be open from 7:30
p.m. to 12 a.m. tonight,
Saturday and Oct. 30. On Thursday, it will
be open from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., and on
Halloween, it will be open from 7:30 p.m.
to 1 a.m.
For advance tickets or additional infor-
mation, e-mail info@gainesvillejaycees.com
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Barcia: Luck was on my side


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And that's just what he did,
sporting a bright orange Gators shirt
topped with an equally spirited hat.
"I have to represent where I'm
from," Barcia said. "I think I even
did a little Gator chomp."
Each morning, competitors are se-
lected from that day's audience. Bar-
cia was weeded out from hundreds
of other potential contestants, acing
the final on-the-spot interview.
"I said, 'I almost feel like a kid in
a candy shop because I can't contain
myself,'" Barcia said. "The average
person's interview lasted two min-
utes. I took five."
Barcia also developed somewhat
of a support group while waiting in
line that morning.
"People were shaking my hand
and saying, 'I know you're going to
get picked,'" he said.
Soon, the overhead lights danced
around the studio and music blasted
into the already-applauding audi-
ence. The announcer, Rich Fields, a
UF graduate, introduced Drew Car-
ey, the show's host.
Barcia was the third name Carey
called, and then it was game time.
"I was ready to go," Barcia said. "I
had no doubt in myself."
Barcia bid and bargained his way
through the show, his eye on the
prizes to come if he made it to the


Showcase Showdown.
"I really wanted to win a trip,"
Barcia said.
When it came time to spin the
wheel for the Showcase Showdown,
although he was not allowed to be
specific, Barcia said luck was on his
side.
"I was just ecstatic," Barcia said.
"I was going crazy. I jumped up into
the air, and I pumped my fist in the
air about five times. I think I broke
my watch."
He was heading to the final round:
The Showcase.
While CBS protocol prohibits Bar-
cia from disclosing the final outcome
of the show, he was allowed to com-
ment on his emotional reaction to the
60-minute game that would, in many
ways, change his life.
"I was sweating," Barcia said.
"There's all this pressure on you. I
can't stress that enough. Everything
happened so fast; you have no time
to really take it in."
As Barcia prepares to graduate in
the spring, currently working part-
time at the UF Athletic Association
as a customer service representative,
his experience on the show has im-
pacted the way he views himself.
"It's made me believe in myself a
lot more," Barcia said. "I believed in
myself. It made me remember to not
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Editorial
It's been a busy week at the Alligator (go figure). Just
when we thought exams were over and all was quiet
on the West University Avenue front, another parade
took us by surprise. This time, it was a festival of suck that
hit us like a dump truck loaded with your neighbor's rot-
ten Wu-Tang pumpkin that he carved way too early and
allowed to marinate in the sun...
We now present you with the how-long-until-we-get-
to-melt-into-our-parents'-couches-for-Thanksgiving edi-
tion of...



Darts & Laurels

For some reason, the university thinks it's okay to pe-
nalize all residents on the third floor of Riker Hall for the
mistakes of some jerks whose actions resulted in $150,000
worth of flood damage. If administrators get their way,
each student will pay $3,000 for the Oct. 10 flood. Resi-
dents only pay about $2,200 per semester to live there. We
shoot a way-to-take-the-easy-way-out-again DART at UF,
and we stab a way-to-not-man-up-to-your-actions DART
at the Kevin Costner-wannabes for their awful recreation
of "Waterworld."
Just when you thought a gunshot to the face would,
you know, kill you, 27-year-old Glenn Altman not only
survived but managed to drive himself to the hospital. In
addition to a blood-soaked apartment, police also found
a "small marijuana growing operation." For having crap
luck after having lead embedded in his skull, we give a
it's-a-good-thing-chicks-dig-scars LAUREL to Glenn Alt-
man.
We don't know how or why a wanted Georgia
man stole $6,000 worth of Steel Reserve and cigarettes
from a local Chevron early Wednesday. But we do know
this: Georgia sells 40-ounce beers, and the only way to
drink Steel Reserve is with the bottle duct-taped to your
hands while playing Edward-40-hands. For this, we give
a could-you-at-least-have-gone-for-the-champagne-of-
beers? DART at Oscar Tellez.
Way to "steal" the "reserve"! Ooooohhhhh.
A local CVS manager was arrested Friday and charged
with video voyeurism after a woman found his cell phone
secretly filming in the bathroom. For violating the pri-
vacy rights of dozens of women by filming them while
they peed, we give a hope-you-like-being-watched-when-
you-pee-too DART at possible future inmate Johnathan
Matheny. As if public restrooms weren't gross enough
already.
A local man was arrested Thursday after an apparent
scuffle with his girlfriend, who is six months pregnant.
The 6-foot-3-inch, 225-pound man reportedly elbowed her
twice and pushed her into a wall. In an argument over...
sports cards.
For what looks to be an extreme overreaction, we throw
a you'll-have-no-trouble-getting-on-"Maury" DART at
Jabaric Bell, who admitted that he believes he IS the fa-
ther of the baby.
When police called in the bomb squad to investigate a
suspicious backpack outside the Reitz Union on Monday,
the robot they sent in did a less than stellar job. For the big-
gest technology fail of the week, we throw a gritty, way-
to-drop-the-"bomb" DART at the bomb squad robot for
not only mishandling the potentially explosive backpack
but also for mistaking sand for fabric softener. Looks like
robots aren't good at everything.
That's all, folks. Hope you've got your costume ready
for next weekend, because nobody likes a slutty ghost.


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UF should have sent text about threat
T his past week revealed a disturbing trend at UF, of students is left hanging around
something that the entire Student Body should be a potential bomb.
concerned about. Apparently it is becoming com- The second major reason why
mon practice around campus for students and bystand- UF needs to actually utilize its
ers to leave suspicious-looking backpacks lying around emergency notification system in
public areas and for the Gainesville Police Department instances like this is because it is
bomb squad to respond accordingly. Kyle Robisch simply annoying when the univer-
Or at least that's the message UF administration is letters@alligatororg sity doesn't.
sending when it shut down part of the Reitz Union for With spring registration just
almost an entire day to a bomb threat but failed to uti- around the corner, ISIS will surely be asking all of us tc
lize the emergency notification system it touts each year verify our emergency contact information.
as crucial to our safety. If UF thinks being able to actually e-mail and/or
It seems that the administration either doesn't con- text us in potentially dangerous situations is important
sider bomb threats serious enough threats to notify us enough to prevent us from registering for classes, then
or it simply is so inefficient at running things that it use it.
failed at sending out a simple text message and/or e- But when I drove past the union twice earlier this
mail on its emergency notification system. week and had no idea either time why it was blockaded
But seeing as these are many of the same administra- completely, despite having my phone and e-mail open
tors who argued the addition of minus grades to our all day, there arises a major issue.
grading scale would magically "raise" the overall GPAs And if you are lucky enough to have actually re-
of UF students, I am leaning toward the second option. ceived one of the many test text messages or e-mails
Regardless, there are two reasons this failure should sent out by the administrators of the system, you know
go corrected in the event of a similar incidence, it works, just like I do.
Most importantly, it is flat-out dangerous. Thousands So a question arises: How much does student safety
of students use the Reitz Union each and every day for have to be endangered before we are notified? If a bomb
various reasons like studying, eating and visiting the threat at the heart of campus doesn't pass that test, then
Career Resource Center. By not notifying students that does an armed gunman roaming around campus qual-
a large portion of the union is shut down, there are two ify?
negative impacts. These are all questions students are left wondering
First, students take a significant amount of time out of about after Monday's debacle. Hopefully we all find out
their days to travel over to the union only to get kicked before it is too late.
out or re-routed. Second, and even worse, the situation Kyle Robisch is a political science and economics junior.
becomes potentially even more dangerous when a glut His column appears on Friday.

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Guest column

Govt. needed for health reform


While I believe that Neal Wheeler has
the kernel of a good idea in his letter
to the editor, he becomes increasingly
more ignorant as the piece goes on. His idea
that the government can't be counted on to fix
everyone's problems is very true. The govern-
ment can't, in fact, fix everything. Perhaps the
government has tried too hard in the past to fix
all the problems in American society, but this
doesn't extend to health care.
First of all, you can't compare health care to
having a bad mortgage, to amassing credit card
debt that can'tbe paid off, to not saving up enough
money for retirement, or to not being able to buy a
new car. All those things are due, in the most part,
to irresponsibility on the part of the consumer.
Health care, however, is not due to irresponsi-
bility, at least for the most part.
Wheeler chooses to focus on the obese and
the smokers of the world, as if they are the only
ones crying out for health care reform. Many of
the people that simply want to be covered want it
because they will/do suffer from genetic diseases,
or other ailments through no fault of their own.
Take Christina Tucker from the Alligator's edi-
torial as an example. She was raped, and she can't
get coverage. Is that her fault? No.
Wheeler says, "You can get in shape or stop


Paul Murty smoking," in response to
Speaking Out the cries for a public op-
tion. What Wheeler doesn't
realize, though, is that it is
more than simply changing to a healthy lifestyle.
Sometimes you need legitimate help because of
things you have no control over.
I'd love to see Wheeler tell people like my
brother, a recent college grad who can't afford
health care, to shape up and buy his own health
care. Wheeler's solution for the poor is that they
qualify for Medicaid, anyway.
The minimum qualifications for Medicaid, ac-
cording to govbenefits.org, are that you must class
as low or very low in the income scale. You must
also be either pregnant, a parent of, or a caretaker
of dependent children younger than 19; be blind;
take care of someone with a disability; or be older
than 65 years of age.
That doesn't sound like my brother, who is 26
and neither blind, nor a guardian, nor disabled.
The health problems people incur during their
lives aren't always the result of irresponsibility,
like the credit card or mortgage problems. Health
care needs legitimate reform, and the government
is legitimately being relied upon to take care of a
huge problem.
Paul Murty is an english sophomore at UF.


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Letters to the Editor
Medicaid could fix health care issue
Mr. Wheeler makes an excellent point.
If you can't afford health care, don't go
running to the government to solve your
problems. Just get on Medicaid!
Medicaid is a wonderful little char-
ity that everyone in America contributes
a little money to for the benefit of those
poorest around us. Isn't it wonderful the
things we can do without the govern-
ment in our lives?
Chad Kimes
Gainesville Resident


Asbestos nothing new on campus
As great as it is to read about our stu-
dent senators feeling "uncomfortable"
regarding the health of hotel guests, I
would like to take this opportunity to
remind our representatives that as resi-
dents of Rawlings Hall we live under
these circumstances every day.
Asbestos has been found in both our
ceilings and piping providing difficulties
for both maintenance and a desperately
needed renovation.
So while you allocate money to the
removal of asbestos in the Reitz hotel
we will just sit tight over here, patiently
waiting our turn. Try not to "fear" for our
health too much.
Billy Owen
UFstudent


UF has money to repair Riker Hall
When I saw on Monday that the third
floor of Rinker hall would be required to
pay $3,000 each for damages, I was flab-
bergasted.
Imagine, you're sitting in your dorm
studying, when the sprinklers shoot on.
Your night is now ruined, and the com-
fort the school gives you is a $3,000 bill
for something you didn't even take part
in. While the school should not be re-
sponsible for the entire bill, the students
who were not absent-mindedly kicking
a ball inside a dorm that caused the inci-
dent should not be punished with a bill.
And then I turn the page to see some-
one has proposed implementing a stu-
dent fee to fix the Reitz Union hotel to
make it asbestos free. That's dandy, we
should all get a bill from UF to pay for
a service we take no part in so that the
school doesn't have to pay for it.
I remember seeing somewhere last


year that Bemie Machen has the second-
highest public school salary in the nation,
meanwhile UF is cutting undergraduate
departments.
As much as I love sports and all, this
school is becoming too sports-oriented.
We just spent who knows how many mil-
lions of dollars building a lacrosse field
and soccer field and fixing up Southwest
Rec Center, meanwhile we can't get away
with building a study center. While I love
sports just as much as the next student,
what makes a country strong and inde-
pendent is not sports it's the education
that the population has.
Chris Moody
Gainesville resident

U U

Prof. shouldn't have been reinstated
Good for the anthropology depart-
ment for defending diversity and minori-
ties. What could be more diverse and be a
smaller minority than a reckless-driving
professor who attempts to exchange
drugs for gay sex near a church? Shame
on UF for reinstating such a creeper.
Chris Marth
4AG


Comedian with Tourette syndrome
mischaracterized
I was severely disappointed in the
representation of Louis Centanni con-
cerning the front-page article. Certain
inaccuracies were statedthat all together
misrepresented not only Louis himself,
but all thosesuffering with Tourette Syn-
drome.
First, subjugating the disease to say-
ingthat the ticks can be controlled is a
gross exaggeration. Louis was sayingthat
through acting, miraculously he can con-
trol his ticks, however he isaware and
mentioned that the ticks are uncontrol-
lable and mostlyunnoticeable to him.
Moreover, I feel that the article complete-
lymisunderstood Louis's objective in giv-
ing the talk. He was not saying thatliving
with Tourette's is "not so bad." He com-
pletely acknowledged thestruggle it was
and is for him concerning his battle with
the public schoolsystem and also every-
day tasks. Louis's point was that life goes
on and that he does not let his disease de-
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HUGE 5 BED HOUSE!
3 baths, enclosed front patio
W/D, Wood Flooors, Fireplace
3 blocks to UF! Pets welcome!
372-7111 106 NW 10 Street
12-9-09-75-2




LAKEWOOD VILLAS
Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans;
Starting at $830
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 10-3
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
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Roommate Matching
2 MONTHS FREE
*Brand New* Gated*Upscale 1br-4br*
3000 SW 35th Place
EnclaveUF.com*352.376.0696
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WALK TO CAMPUS
1BRs from $550 2BRs from $600
Sun Bay Sun Key Sun Harbor
352-376-6720 www.sunisland.info
Ask about our new pet policy & other specials
12-9-09-75-2


Wake Up 10 Min Before Class
...AND be on time!
Studios from $499, is from $575
$0 M/I Fees, Pet Friendly
371.7777 CollegeParkUF.com
12-9-09-75-2


We have REAL 1/1s
Dump your roommate & save on gas!
3 blocks to UF GATORNEST
575 sq ft, $550 PLUS one month FREE!
300 NW 18 Street
4 blocks to UF GATORSIDE
400 sq ft, only $450
1600 NW 4 Avenue
BIKE to UF CENTERPOINT
530 sq ft big, only $450
1220 NW 12 Street
No application fee, most pets ok.Call
E.F.N. Properties, 352/371-3636 or email:
Rentals@EFNProperties.com
10-30-09-88-2


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
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
877-288-2921
www.cmcapt.com/foxhollow
12-9-09-74-2

REDUCED 1st Mo 1/2 off! 2/2 off of SW 35th
PI, Close to UF & bus route. Great for grad
students! Building is 3 yrs old w/ only 1 prev
tenant. WID, D/W, tile & carpet in BDs $800/
mo Avail ASAP, no smokers. (904) 386-6485
10-30-09-66-2

Spacious 1 2 & 3BR $495 & 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

No Move-In Cost at any of the following
GREMCO Properties!! Available today!
Pine Rush Villas 4117 SW 20th Ave
375-1519 1br/lbth $399 2br/lbth $499
$100 AMEX Card On bus Route
*Reduced rates include 2 months free*
**applications and additional information
available at www.gremco.com**
10-30-09-67-2

No Move-In Cost at any of the following
GREMCO Properties!! Available today!
Homestead Apts 3611 SW 34th St.
376-0828 *Archer Rd. Area"
2BR/1Bth only $499 & 2BR/2Bth only $624
Reduced rates include 2 months free
*applications and additional information
available at www.gremco.com*
10-30-09-67-2

No Move-In Cost at any of the following
GREMCO Properties!! Available today!
Gator Village Villlas 321 NW 21st Lane
372-3826 1br/1bth $472
NW Gainesville large floor plan patio*
Limited Availability *
Near Downtown off 6th Street
Reduced rates includes 1 month free!
*applications and additional information
available at www.gremco.com*
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GREMCO Properties!! Available today!
Sunrise Villas 3010 SW 23rd Terr.
372-4835 1br/lbth from $408
Close to Campus/Shands and VA
*2 Month's Free included in special.
$100 AMEX Card
*applications and additional information
available at www.gremco.com*
10-30-09-67-2

No Move-In Cost at any of the following
GREMCO Properties!! Available today!
Summer Place Villas 3316 SW 41st PI.
373-2818 1br/1bth $425 (*off SW 34th St.*)
Reduced rates include 2 months free
Near Main Postal Facility and Shopping!
**applications and additional information
available at www.gremco.com**
10-30-09-67-2

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

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

2BR/1BA The Oaks Condo by Oaks Mall.
$650, screened-in porch, W/D, community
pool & gym, water & trash included. 321-
948-6327 or americana@cfl.rr.com 10-26-
09-40-2


The Grove Villas
Rental Community
Ask about our Move-in Specials
Gated Community
6400 SW 20th Ave
877-704-2172
12-9-09-50-2

3/2 home in northwest gainesville with fire-
place, large yard, garage. 850 a month, first
and security required. 6431 nw 26th terrace.
Call 352-871-2379. 10-27-30-2

****$550 2BR Washer/Dryer provided;
upstairs; ceiling fans, CHA, quiet, prefer
grad student or professional; greenspace,
parking, close to UF/downtown NW 10th St
352 376 0080 10-29-09-30-2

ONE BLOCK TO UF (WALK TO CLASS)
3 bed 1 1/2 bath House- $1725
3 bed 1 bath Apt (incl. utilities)- $1575
1 bed 1 bath Apt (incl. utlities)- $645
Near SW 1st & 2nd Ave and SW 12th St.
No dogs (available now or spring semester)
Negotiable lease terms
call 352.337.9600 for more info 10-30-37-2

LARGE 2BR/1BA
Tile floors, except BRs. Covered patio. Close
to Shands. Only $550/mo. 1 yr lease. Call
352-372-3131 12-9-09-41-2

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 11-2-09-20-2

SERENOLA PINES APTS
Off SW 34th St. near post office. 1BR $560;
2BR $635 Call for daily specials 352-335-
0420 11-30-09-37-2

WOODLAND TERRACE APTS
Off SW 34th St near post office. 2BR $560;
1BR $520. Call for daily specials. 352-335-
0420 11-30-09-37-2


M 3/1 HOUSE FOR RENT GARAGE MADE
TO LARGE ROOM.FENCED YARD,PET
FRIENDLY.WAHSIER/DRYER HOOK
UP.OFF ARCHER ROAD $900.00 MONTH
2555 SW 31ST ST CALL 352-377-8777 10-
27-15-2


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The Retreat at Madison Pointe
2/2 $1007, 3/3 Townhome $1092
Vaulted Ceilings-Screened Patio
Garage-W/D-Microwave
2701 NW 23rd Blvd
352-372-0400 madisonpointe.org
12-9-48-2


HOUSE avail now. 3BR/2BA, 1.5 miles to
UF, near the Landings Apts. On UF bus rte.
Bike to UF. Fenced backyard, fireplace, cent
H/AC. 3627 SW 15th St. $900/mo. Call 327-
2931 or 376-6183 10-30-09-18-2

Studio Condo Utilities INCLUDED!
$575 month $600 security Prairiewood
Condominiums 2490 Sw 14th Drive #20 386-
527-6923 10-26-09-12-2

1Bdrm 1 bath apt, $499/mo. 3320 SW 23rd
Street. Each unit has a private gated court
yard. On bus routes & within 2 miles of
Shands, VA & College of Vet Med. 352 377-
2550 or e-mail paloverde3320@yahoo.com
10-28-09-15-2

Homes available for immediate occupancy!!
Lowpayments!
$49 Deposit!
Call today! 352-378-4411 10-30-09-17-2

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
11-5-09-20-2


PET'S PARADISE
$390 $600. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR,
privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 10-26-
09-10-2

***WALK TO CLASS***
3 blocks to UF, near the Swamp. 3BR/1BA
house. $900/mo Andree Realty 375-2900
10-30-09-14-2

2/2 downtown townhouse(Arlington Square)
sublease for spring. Within easy walking dis-
tance to downtown bars/clubs. Comes with
washer/dryer for $1095. 352-870-5004 10-
27-7-2

HISTORIC DUCKPOND
2BR/1.5BA, 1200 sq ft twnhse in heart of
Duckpond. W/D, great location, very quiet,
great for grad student or prof. 508 NE 4th
Ave. Avail. now. $750/mo. 352-379-4952
11-3-09-15-2

**STUDENTS** 1 bedroom apt in historic
building between UF & downtown. Walk or
bike everywhere. 116 NW 7th Terr. $485/
mth. Call 870-2760. Others available 11-
4-09-15-2


www.AndreeRealty.com
We specialize in rentals, sales & property
management. Try us. 352-375-2900 11-30-
09-30-2

1/1, Ridgeview, free water, next to park, on
the bus line, cent H/A, courtyard, 2 miles to
UF, convenient to shopping, no smoking, no
pets. $470 SD, $470/mo 562-2824 10-29-
09-10-2

HISTORIC DUCKPOND
1BR/1BA apt in vintage house. Hardwood
floors,tile, renovated kitchen, quiet, blocks to
downtown $575 per mo. STUDIO $475/mo.
306 NE 6th St. 379-4952 11-6-09-14-2

4BR/2BA HOUSE. Great open living area,
fenced backyard, W/D, close to UF & down-
town. Pets ok. $1050/mo. 1/2 off 1st month
rent. Contact 352-672-1767 10-26-09-5-2

Holiday Special/Big Time Savings
NO MOVE-IN COSTS
Free Rent (Don't Pay Anything until 2010)
Please Hurry...Only Few More Units

Rocky Point Apartments Country Gardens
3100 SW 35th Place 2001 SW 16th Ave
352-376-1619 352-373-4500


Regency Oaks
3230 SW Archer Rd.
352-378-5766


South West Villas
3643 SW 20th Ave
352-336-9000


We Speak Spanish
11-20-09-20-2


3BR 2BA 1019 NW 36th Dr. Quiet neighbor-
hood. Beautiful, sanded hardwood floors,
fenced yard, LR, DR, study, $900/mo. $30/
mo ontime discount. 773-407-1774. 11-19-
09-20-2


First Month Free! Beautiful, spacious 3/2
condo, centrally located 1.5 miles from UF.
VERY LOW UTILITIES!Pool, W/D. Quiet; no
pets, please. Reduced to $975. Exit Realty
Producers 352-316-6842. 10-20-09-7-2

Move in Special: No Security Deposit
2/2 Condo with washer/dryer, screened-
in porch, newer condo, near UF. Shands,
located off 34th & Archer Rd. 2 units
available $750 per month. Call 317-5060
11-5-09-10-2

2 br,2.5 bathroom townhouse. within miles
of shands, uf, and shopping. $699 + utilities
& condo fees. call (321) 591-0273. 10-29-
09-5-2


495/month + util. Looking Glass Apts sub-
lease.Private Bedroom + Private Bath in 2/2.
Washer/dryer included. NO move in fees, NO
deposits. No Pets. 2 mins to campus. Perfect
location! Share apt with great female room-
mate. Avail DEC, JAN or possibly sooner if
needed. Call 352-871-0162 10-30-09-6-3


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

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.

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 10-30-09-47-4

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

Female roommate needed for 4/2.5 town-
house, all utilities included, no pets/no smok-
ing, nice environment, Newberry & 1-75,
baezwpa@bellsouth.net 954-557-4769 10-
27-09-15-4

$500/mo incl rent,utilities,cable,internet
for 1BR in 3/1 house to live w/one female.
Some pets ok. New floors, huge yard, garage
for storage. By Newnan's Lake, 10 mins to
downtown. Call 352.870.8320, Iv msg. 10-
23-09-10-4

Enjoy A Romatic Old House
Near library downtown. $295-375/rm + utils.
Short term. No pets. No smoking. 378-1304
10-23-09-10-4

$525/mo incl rent and utilities in 2/2 Fairmont
Oaks Apt to live w/one female. GLBT friend-
ly. Great apt complex!!! Call (352) 246-1338,
Iv msg. 10-28-09-10-4

Share 2B/2B MH in Cornerstone. Furn rm
avail now. $200 N/R dep. $400/mo or $100/
wk util incl. Laundry/cook/clean svc avail.
Near bus/shops. 30 day notice to vacate.
Some pets ok. Call 331-0762 10-26-5-4

1BR/1BA or 2BR/2BA avail Jan 1st.
for responsible mature individual. $400-
$800/mo OBO + utils. Brandywine on Archer
Rd. yttek@hotmail.com or 305-332-6566
10-28-09-5-4

$540/m Br in a 4Br/2Ba Next to Emerson
Alumni Hall (203 NW 20th Ter)- Currently 3
males, all students, 2 in Graduate School.
Pets are welcome. Large house with fenced
yard. Call or text (941)374-1515 for more in-
formation. 10-28-09-5-4


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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-
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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

***WHY PAY RENT?***
Creekside Villas. 1BR/1BA condo. Only
$69,900. New kitchen, new paint, new floor,
new appliances. Fireplace, near Sam's Club.
Andree Realty 375-2900 10-30-09-14-5

Gator Getaway -Exp old Florida. 20 acre lot 4
miles south of Archer. Century old live oaks,
high &dry, beer & turkey. 15 mins from Gville.
Investment priced $6500/acre. Certified ap-
praisal as of 9/8/09. 352-528-2406 Ten
11-30-09-30-5

4 Bed 3 Bath $217/mo! FORECLOSURES!
3 bdrm only $199/mo! Won't Last! 5% dw,
15 yrs @ 8% apr For Listings (800)366-9783
ext 5669 1-23-1-5

PUBLIC AUCTION OCT. 29 @ 11 AM
OPEN HOUSE: OCT.26 10AM 2PM
COMMERCIAL BUILDING & 1 AC ZONED
MPJ.W. HILL (386)362-3300 AB2083 1-23-
1-5

A Bank Repo for Sale! 5 Br $25,000! Only
$225/Mo! 3 Br $12,500! Only $199/Mo!
5% down 30 years @ 8% apr. for listings
(800)366-9783 ext 5853 10-23-1-5

4 bdrm 3 bath Foreclosure! $11,500! Only
$217/Mo! (5% dn 15 yrs @ 8%) 3 bdrm $199/
Mo! for listings (800)366-9783 ext 5798 10-
23-1-5

NATIONWIDE ONLINE LAND AUCTION
400+ Props I 168 Absolute ALL Starting
Bids: $100 REDC I VIEW FULL LISTINGS
www.Auction.com/land 10-23-1-5


BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC
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


CASH PAID: Laptops & Cameras
Parts & Repair Mac & PC laptops
AC adapters Joel 336-0075
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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

Did you know that with as little as $40 down
you can be riding a new quality bike today?
Schwinn Shop has the best selection of new
and used bikes. 1225 W University 2 doors
down from Leonardo's 374-2064 11-6-15-9





***PARKING**0
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

Moving Sale Futon w/mattress $125, TVs
$175 & $25, TV stand $25, Bookcases $25ea
or $40pair, Tall rubbermaid outdoor storage
unit $25 CALL 352-219-0079 10-27-5-10

METAL ROOFING TAX CREDIT! 40 yr
Warranty. Direct from manufacturer. 30 col-
ors in stock Quick turnaround. Delivery avail-
able. Gulf Coast Supply & Manufacturing,
(888)393-0335 www.gulfcoastsupply.com
10-23-1-10

ALL CASH VENDING! Do you earn $800 in a
day? 25 Local Machines and Candy $9,995.
(888)629-9968 B02000033 CALL US: We
will not be undersold! 10-23-1-10





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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-
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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

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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
ORunning or not!0
NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 15 yr svc to UF students
OCall Don @ 215-7987 12-9-75-12


CARS CARS Buy@Sell@Trade
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


WE BUY JUNK CARS
Titles Only. Call K.T. (352) 281-9980
12-9-75-12


I BUY CARS & TRUCKS
Call Anytime 352-339-5158
10-30-09-32-12

SUN CITY AUTO SALES
All vehicles $0 down
No credit check
Cash vehicles $1000 and up.
352-338-1999 12-9-49-12


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30 day warranty
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Students Guaranteed Financing!
Do you have a valid drivers license?
Do you have a part time job?
Ride today for $750 down!
Call Angie @ 352-672-5048 10-28-20-12


92 Nissan Stanza $999 cash
98 Grand Am $999 cash
96 Kia Sephia $1299 cash
96 Chevy Cavalier $1499 cash
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92 Honda Accord $1499 cash
96 Lincoln Mark 8 $1999 cash
97 Mazda Millenia $1999 cash
95 Pontiac Bonnville $1999 cash
352-338-1999 12-9-40-12


92 Chevy Camero $1999 cash
96 Mits Galant $1999 cash
98 Chrysler Cirrus $1999 cash
96 Plymouth Minivan $1999 cash
352-338-1999 12-9-40-12


97 Jeep Cherokee $1900
96 Chevy Astro Van $1900
96 Chevy Blazer $1999
98 Ford Expolorer $2500
352-338-1999 12-9-48-12


North Gainesville Baptist
Church Chabad Lubavitch
Independem & M;'.,onary Jewish Student Center
n. ngbcfl.org A -Your home a..ay from home
Her.rage Pork bldg -Fr;da> Night Live'
3401 NE 34h Si -Ser v.ces & Shabbal Dnner.
352-388-9050 -7:30pm ALL FALL
-352-336-5877; 202i NW 5h Ave.
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New Life Community Unitarian Universalist
Chapel Fellowship
Internarionol Day: Celebratingon embrci
Imag;re a religion embracing
Our Uniquenes .
mary d;iFereni belieFi... including
Sunday Oct. 8 : i0:30 AM to
NOON yours.
Join us or Sunda) at I I AM
Internal.onal Dinner, guest speak- 425 NW 3at I I
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ers and music
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All re welcome bu space and Focebook, T..itler, YouTube
limited.
RSVP by Oct 15
NeA Lfe Communl., Chapel
Wesytide Park Rec. Center
Sunday at 10:30 AM Gator Wesley Foundation
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Episcopal Chapel House
Chapel of Incarnation
Chapel of Incarnal;on
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2 i.eekly communion services,
lovely garden, s-ee' Fello .sh;p,
holy Fun' 352-372-8506



Creekside Community
Church
College Bible Stud), Sun 7pm
Prayer and Praise, Wed 7:30pm
Worship Sertce, Sun 10:30am
For more info email Mary al
madmadamoo@gmail.com


Chr;%r Studenr Center 1-102 W.
Uni,. Ave. .ilh FREE lunch to
folio.. Thursday, evening the Ga-
ter;ng Bible Siudy 8pm. Office
located 104 N V I 4th Street.
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Southwest United
Methodist Church
Open and inclu:; e, Fo
from home, Informal WA
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Sunday ,orship 10:45am
2400 SW Williston Rd
352-378-4931


Trinity Metropolitan
Community Church
Offering truely open and GLBTS.
inclusive Christian worship,
Sunday Worship, 10:15a.m.
L1 604 SW Archer Road .


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95 Dodge Ram PK $2900
98 Dodge Ram PK $2900
98 Pontiac Transport $2900
94 Toyota Camry $2900
352-338-1999 12-9-48-12


97 Mercury Grand Marquis $2900
00 Hyundai Elantra $2900
94 Toyota Station Wagon $2900 SOLD
97 Mits Diamonte $2900
352-338-1999 12-9-48-12


94 Honda Accord $2900
94 Toyota Camry $2900
96 Cadillac Deville $2900
01 Hyundai Sonata $2900
352-338-1999 12-9-48-12


For info: niccgainev;lle org
Or call (352) 495.3378
"Teoring Do..n Wall:; Building
Up Hope"

University City Church of
Christ
Gotor- for Chrikt campus ministry
college group meets at Un; ler-
iiry Cily church on Sundays ai
9:30am and Wednesdays at
7pm practical application from
God's word, plus service projects,
large group events, free meols,
and much morel... (directions.and
events calendar at
v A.gatorsforchrsist.org)


Faith Presbyterian Church
S1am Worship Lunch FOl.lowilg.
9am Sunday School
S 5916 NW 39th Avenue.
Phone: 352-377-5482 :.
A w A.fpc-gnv.org

First Presbyterian Chirch .
Hw 1 stpc.org .
Sunday Worship:
Early service-8:30am Chapel, :
Worship-] 0:55aim Soiictluory .
College Ministry. .'
College Cof6-Following 10,55Q m
worship service. Free hdoe-
cooked meal
Trajectory-Wednesdaay l:night
7: 30-9 30opmD..Disaci:pleithip sifi d
ies, Recfeotioncql ictviitfes,
Missions and Evdngelis,
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Sun City Auto Sales
60 Day pay off
On cash vehicles
Pay off time negotiable
352-338-1999 12-9-48-12


2003 Honda Civic, 79k $8999 CASH
2003 Honda Civic, 115k $8499 CASH
2003 Honda Civic, 69k $8999 CASH
2002 Honda Odysee, 117k $6999 CASH
352-375-9090 12-9-40-12


2003 Nissan Sentra, 80k $6999 CASH
2005 Nissan Altima, 94k $9999 CASH
2006 Suzuki Aerio, 54k $8999 CASH
2001 Nissan Altima, 99k $5999 CASH
352-375-9090 12-9-40-12


2002 Toyota Camry, 76k $8999 CASH
2004 Toyota Corolla, 111k $7999 CASH
1999 Toyota Sienna, 135k $5999 CASH
2002 Toyota Corolla, 68k $6999 CASH
352-375-9090 12-9-40-12


Wheeler's Auto Repair
Full Service ASE cert 35 yrs exp
Students Welcome Weekly Specials
Fair Reasonable Reliable
3020 N. Main St. 352-378-7674
10-23-5-12


1999 Toyota Corolla 4dr, cold AC, gold ext
light tan int, PW, PL, factory AM/FM sound
sys, 4cy w/auto overdrive trans, only 64,350
orig mi. $4975, 320 NE 33 Ave, or 352-284-
1047 University Auto Brokers 10-23-4-12



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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



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


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 11-6-09-74-13


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 people in Haiti. Come and
have fun with Lenora. Call 219-6948. 11-
6-09-74-13



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FULL TIME POSITION
Sales driven person to train student sales
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email to tcarey@alligator.org.
No phone calls please. EOE

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PHONE AGENTS NEEDED
Must have Excellent Vocabulary and
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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

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100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys 12-
9-09-73-14

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everyone needs it. 50% commissions paid
bi-monthly. For an interview, call 1-800-577-
2021 12-9-68-14

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

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

Earn Extra Money. Students needed ASAP.
Earn up to $150 per day being a Mystery
Shopper. No Experience Required. Call
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Bartender Openings.
Earn $250/day. No Exp req! Will train
PT/FT Call 305-929-8559 x850 11-3-09-
20-14

Notes & Note Takers
Wanted Immediately.
Freshman & Sophomores in Demand.
We pay top dollar for Notes & Note Takers.
e-mail: tamunotes@gmail.com 10-23-09-
10-14

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 11-13-09-27-14

STUDENT WORK
GREAT PAY
Customer Sales/Service
Flex Sched, PT/FT Avail,
Work around classes,
conditions apply,
352-371-9675
11-12-09-20-14

Telecommunications--Software Engineers/
Programmers C/C++ programmers for
Embedded digital TV software (Cable,
Satellite, Video over IP). Nagravision has
openings in our Atlanta and Gainesville, FL
offices. 2-7 years experience. Competitive
salaries, benefits, relocation. Send resume
or questions to: resumes.atlanta@lw.net
11-25-09-28-14

Typist for professional office. Hours flexible
but dependability a must. References re-
quired. Email resume to
psychologyservices0 @g mail.com. 10-23-
09-4-14

RETAIL SALES POSITION- Part time posi-
tion needed ASAP (approx. 20hrs/week be-
tween 10-6:30). RETAIL EXPERIENCE A
MUST- send resume to:
scrubsbydesign@gmail.com 10-27-09-5-
14

Help wanted for one serious hardworking
and trustworthy UF student. Gen or const
labor, exp with electrical & plumbing, carpen-
try, chainsaw & heavy lifting. Part time flex-
ible hrs. $7-7.50/hr. 376-6183 or 327-2931
10-23-09-2-14

Sun Country Sports is accepting applica-
ions for Aquatics positions swim coaches,
lifeguards, & more. Applications available
nline at suncountrysports.com. Fill one out
today and bring to either location.
10-28-09-5-14

GROUNDSKEEPER (OPS)

Temporary position, flexible hours between
24-40 hours/week. General grounds, labor
and handyman work. Duties include mowing,
edging, landscaping, and pressure washing.
Requires valid drivers' license. Salary $8.50
per hour. Apply in person to fill out an ap-
plication at the Doyle Conner Building, 1911
SW 34th St., Gainesville, Florida 32608
Deadline to apply: October 30, 2009. Contact
Jeff Butler for appointment. FL Dept of
Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division
of Plant Industry. EOE/AA 10-26-2-14

PTL OTR Drivers. New Pay Package! Great
Miles! Up to 46cpm. 12 months experience
required. No felony or DUI past 5 years.
(877)740-6262. www.ptl-inc.com 10-23-1-
14

Heating/Air Tech Training. 3 week accelerat-
ed program. Hands on environment. State of
Art Lab. Nationwide certifications and Local
Job Placement Assistance! CALL NOW:
(877)994-9904. 10-23-1-14


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 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

HYPNOTIST Stop smoking. Improve mem-
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

* GREAT BANNERS & SIGNS *
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SignMasters 335-7000
1-29-83-15

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SignMasters 335-7000
1-29-83-15

Personal Training
with Austin Wolfe
Call today for an appointment 321-960-5739
10-26-09-30-15

BEGINNER GUITAR & PIANO LESSONS
For ALL ages.
My EXPERIENCE: 10 yrs-guitar & a lifetime-
piano. If interested call 352-256-3800 or
email gidonherman00@gmail.com 10-28-
30-15

Calculus Animation Web Site
http://calculus7.com/
The site contains over 450 downloads of
which 260 are animations.
$25/year 10-23-09-10-15


Need a Tutor at a Good Price?
Contact Yehonatan Kane UF math grad.
Tutors Physics,Math,General Chemistry
786-564-9565 email:rosecat@ufl.edu 10-
28-10-15


PAY LESS
And learn more with the five-dollar tutor of
Spanish & English. donald64@bellsouth.net
10-23-5-15

www.Capturimage.com
photo & video studio and location shoots, for
parties, portraits, YouTube, etc. Thurs night
open after hours by appt. Halloween special.
Good rates, basic to deluxe.
10-30-8-15

WrightHands Massage Therapy
Injure yourself playing intramurals? Get
headaches when stressed? Just need to re-
lax? JD Wright is a fully Licensed Massage
Therapist who can
help.www.WrightHands.com 10-23-1-15

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ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home.
*Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Accounting,
*Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance.
Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified.
Call (888)203-3179, www.CenturaOnline.
com. 10-23-1-15

AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for high
paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA
approved program. Financial aid if qualified -
Housing available. CALL Aviation Institute of
Maintenance (888)349-5387. 10-23-1-15


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

All Women's Health Center
ABORTION
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378-9191
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12-9-75-16


THE TRUE YOU!
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Groups forming now. 339-2199
12-9-74-16


Think you're pregnant?
Free pregnancy tests & referrals
Free, confidential advising
For appt., call 352-367-2716
A Woman's Answer Medical Center
38-16


12-8-


FREE PRESCRIPTIONS FROM DRUG
MANUFACTURERS! You or a loved one
may be eligible for assistance. EVERYBODY
eligible for FREE review, even if insured.
PATIENT ADVOCATE (800)538-9849 10-
23-1-16

Pregnant? A married couple seeks to adopt.
Financial security. Expenses paid. Call Maria
& Ernie (ask for Michelle/Adam). (800)790-
5260. FL Bar# 0150789 10-23-1-15


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
12-9-74-18

SAVE ON RAYBAN/SUNGLASSES

University Opticians
300 SW 4th Ave. 378-4480
12-9-09-75-18


WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKET
Every Sat & Sun Hwy 301
15 min from Gainesville 468-2255
12-9-09-99-21


SHOTGUN SHOOTING SPORTS
Open To Public We-Fr-Sa-Su, Noon-Dusk
Skeet Trap Olympic Trap -5 Stand
gatorskeetandtrap.com 352-372-1044
12-9-09-75-21


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Sports
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2009


ALLIGATOR
www.alligator.org/sports


Picks



Column


SITE: Davis Wade Stadium
(cap. 55,082)
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Kyle Maistri is still fuming about
the money he (would have) lost (if we
condoned gambling here in the alliga-
torSports Brand Picks Column but we
don't, so he isn't) because of Washing-
ton last week. And there are few things
that Mike DiFerdinando loves more
than Jake Locker and UW football.
So we thought it would only be ap-
propriate for the two of them to break
down this week's clash between the
Huskies and the Ducks.

WASHINGTON WILL WIN BECAUSE...
This is the week Jake Locker proves to
Kyle Maistri and the rest of the world
he's one of the nation's elite quarter-
backs. The "West Coast Tebow" has
already led the Huskies to three more
wins than last year (they were 0-12)
and has blossomed as a passer un-
der new head coach Steve Sarkisian.
The 6-foot-3, 226-pound junior has
completed 57.2 percent of his passes
this season and has thrown for 1,702
yards and 11 touchdowns. That's
more yards (1,032) and touchdowns
(8) than Gainesville Tebow.
MIKE DiFERDINANDO

OREGON WILL COVER THE -10 POINT
SPREAD BECAUSE... Washington is
simply a mediocre team, at best.
It stands to reason then that DiFer
would like the Huskies, as he is gen-
erally mediocre, at best. Washington
is the most celebrated 3-4 team in the
history of college football, and putting
Jake Locker in the same sentence as Tim
Tebow is criminal.
Unless of course that sentence reads,
"Tim Tebow could have all of his dis-
cernible talents and skills sucked from
his body in a Space Jam-esque manner,
and still the Florida quarterback would
be better than Jake Locker." Locker
would undoubtedly play the goofy Bill
Murray character in such a remake.

SEE PICKS, PAGE 14


UF looks to clean up offense against MSU


* FLORIDA HAS LOST ITS
LAST FOUR IN STARKVILLE.

By MIKE McCALL
Alligator Staff Writer
mmccall@alligator org

Forget Dan Mullen.
When Mullen left Florida for
the head coaching gig at Missis-


sippi State after last season, this
weekend's matchup between the
Gators and Bulldogs gained in-
stant relevance as the battle be-
tween Urban Meyer and his for-
mer sidekick.
But recent events have changed
the game's meaning.
After a lackluster showing last
week against Arkansas, No. 2 Flor-


ida (6-0, 4-0 Southeastern Confer-
ence) has something to prove dur-
ing its trip to Starkville.
The Gators were surpassed by
Alabama for the top spot in the AP
poll, and getting back on track for
a run to a national title takes prec-
edent over the family reunion.
"We won't be thinking about
it while we're playing, but after


Andrew Stanfill / Alligator Staff
Tight end Aaron Hernandez is 22 receiving yards away from topping his output from all of last sea-
son, but he said UF's offense isn't as explosive as it's been in the past.


the game we'll probably go up
to them," tight end Aaron Her-
nandez said. "It won't be weird
because they're an opponent, and
they're in our way."
The Bulldogs (3-4, 1-2 SEC)
don't appear as dangerous as the
Razorbacks, but Florida has lost its
last four trips to Starkville, and re-
peating last week's mistakes (four
fumbles, 3 for 6 in the red zone)
could certainly yield an upset.
Cleaning up that sloppy offen-
sive performance will be a priority.
Although Florida's offense ranks
in the nation's top 11 for rushing,
total yardage, scoring and pass ef-
ficiency, the unit has come under
fire for uncreative play-calling
and poor execution.
Getting receiver Deonte
Thompson more involved in the
passing game is also key, as Her-
nandez and receiver Riley Cooper
have accounted for the majority of
the team's receptions.
There's still room for improve-
ment, but Hernandez doesn't
think the offense should be held to
the same standard as years past.
"I think we're not the offense
that's going to be putting up
points on one-play drives like
[Thompson's 77-yard touchdown
against Arkansas]," he said. "It's
not going to happen that often.
We're a team that's going to pun-
ish the ball, drive it down the field,
run it and use play-actions. I don't
think people should expect us to
just come on the field and score on
SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 14


Florida had its Ole Miss game; now it needs an Arkansas


t's time to turn back the clocks again.
Last week against Arkansas, Florida
did its best impression of the 2008 Ole
Miss letdown.
UF managed to come through the chal-
lenge unscathed, obviously an improvement
from a year ago.
Now the Gators need to repeat another '08
turning point the week after the letdown
game.
In 2008, this came at Arkansas as Florida
used 21 unanswered points in the fourth
quarter to break open a 38-7 victory.
The scenario sets up well for UF to repeat
such a dominant performance as it prepares
to face a less-than-stellar Southeastern Con-
ference foe with a pretty weak defense in its
way.
Last year, Arkansas finished 72nd in the
nation in total defense and No. 93 in scoring


S defense.
The Mississippi
State defense that will
take the field Saturday
night currently sits at
Phil Kegler 59th in total defense
Phil on the Hill and No. 64 in scoring
defense.
pkegler@alllgator org defense.
Those stats are
buoyed by the fact the
season is only halfway through, and MSU has
had a few cupcake games -Jackson State and
Middle Tennessee to help the numbers.
It still has to face Florida, Alabama and
Arkansas, three of the SEC's top four scoring
offenses.
The Dan Mullen factor is worth a little
something, although Mississippi State's tal-
ent level won't allow Mullen to put his in-
depth knowledge of the Florida offense to


good enough use.
MSU's defense surrendered 30 points to
LSU earlier this season.
The recipe for a breakout game? Fixing the
little things.
After all, as it's been pointed out plenty
of times this week, Florida is just off its stats
from this point a year ago.
But for UF to come anywhere close to
making the offensive leap it made a year ago,
a few specific deficiencies must be cleaned
up.
The Gators are only scoring on 80 percent
of red zone trips, compared to 95.8 percent in
the first six games of 2008.
A big reason is UF's surprisingly high
number of turnovers. Florida finished +22 in
turnover margin last season, good for No. 2
in the nation.
SEE PHIL, PAGE 15


* Deadspin lashed out at ESPN this week for alleged sexual improprieties within
the company, especially when it comes to interns and young employees. Want
to get to the bottom of it? The Worldwide Leader is interviewing UF students on
campus today.... Game-used underwear from three Red Sox players will be for
sale on eBay. Hopefully they don't bear any resemblance to Curt Schilling's sock.


* For complete preview coverage of
UF teams competing this weekend
-volleyball, men's golf, both swim
teams and both tennis teams -
check out our Web site.


* Mike DiFerdinando and Mike McCall join
host Adam Berry to preview the Mississippi
State game, assess the state of the offense
and discuss whether Starkville deserves its
terrible reputation. Check it out on iTunes.






14, ALLIGATOR U FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2009


Mississippi St. boasts nation's 10th-best rusher


has tossed just three touchdowns
against six interceptions.
But there is a bright spot.
Running back Anthony Dixon
is tenth in the NCAA for rushing
yards per game, spearheading a
successful ground attack that aver-
ages 219 yards per game.
And Mullen should be able to


PICKS, from page 13


Oregon, on the other hand, is a team on the up and up.
The Ducks have completely bounced back from a disastrous start after
Boise State and LeGarrette Blount did their best to end their season before
it started. As for covering the 10-point spread? I'm sure Oregon is at least a
touchdown and a field goal better than mediocre, which is more than I can
say for DiFer. KYLE MAISTRI

Now on to the picks!
Still hanging on to first place with a record of 38-31 is Mike "Logistical
Knightmare" DiFerdinando, who has spent the last few weeks planning out
his currently non-existent musical career. We don't want to spoil it, but it
involves skin-tight leather pants, a members only jacket and a Bedazzler.
In second with a record of 36-33 is Mike "I'm going to throw up on your
lap" McCall, who was so upset that he couldn't spend Thursday night in
Tifton, Ga., that he threatened to projectile vomit all over DiFer's bedazzled
leather pants. Or maybe it was the pants that upset his stomach...
Tied with Mike, we have Bobby "I like a teenage boy in uniform" Callovi
and the Gainesville Sun's Ed "The South will rise again" Aschoff. While Bob-
by is probably already painting his chest for the Hoover High football game
Friday night in Birmingham, Ed was undoubtedly disturbed by news that
his beloved Ole Miss is changing one of its fight songs. Now who's going to
confuse him with Dave Chappelle's black blind white supremacist?
Next, with a record of 35-34 we have Kyle "I like my large quantities of
meat late at night" Maistri, who is outraged at the thought of scarfing down
Dreamland's famous ribs first thing in morning.
With a record of 34-35, is Phil "That's classified" Kegler, who is keeping
his LSAT score under lock and key. We'd be embarrassed, too, if we found
out we couldn't go to law school in a country with running water.


FOOTBALL, from page 13

one play every drive."
The Bulldogs won't be a threat
to score on one-play drives either.
They've struggled in the passing
game, ranking No. 104 in the na-
tion, and quarterback Tyson Lee


GT -6 at UVA
TCU -25 at BYU
USF +7 at PITT
ARK +65 at MISS
PSU -45 at MICH
CLEM +5 at UM
BC+85atND
ORE -10 at UW
AUB +75 at LSU
UF-23 at MSU


GT -6 at UVA
TCU -25 at BYU
USF +7 at PITT
ARK+65 at MISS
PSU -45 at MICH
CLEM +5 at UM
BC + 85atND
ORE -10 atUW
AUB +75 at LSU
UF-23 at MSU


PK JF MDR JG BV


UF-Mississippi State Gameday Preview


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REPORT

PROBABLE
LB Brandon Spikes (groin)

QUESTIONABLE-
DT Brandon Antwine (shoulder)
DOUBTFUL
DT Laurence Marsh (ankle)
DTJaye Howard (knee)

OUT
DE Justin Trattou (arm)
WR Carl Moore (back)
CB Jeremy Brown (back)
S Dorian Munroe (knee)
WR TJ Lawrence (knee)


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8.7 Points Allowed Per Game 24

259.8 Rushing Yards Per Game 219

95 RushingYards Allowed Per Game 127

21/86 (24%) 3rd Down Defense 34/94 (36%)

9/12 (25%) Red Zone Defense (TD%) 19/23 (61%)


,^ INJURY

A REPORT

QUESTIONABLE-
TE Brandon Henderson (ankle)
QB Chris Relf (suspension)
DT Charles Burns (knee)
S Zach Smith (concussion)
K Sean Brauchle (muscle strain)


Soffs v. dI ns


game plan to stop UF's offense, see- will know what it's up against.
ing as how he helped "When we do seven-on-seven
construct it. pass skeleton (in practice), [MSU's
That goes both offense] is basically the same thing
ways, though. Mul- when you watch it on film," corner-
Football len brought ele- back Joe Haden said. "Coach Mul-
ments of the Gators' len brought the offense there. We
attack with him to basically have the same offense, so
MSU, meaning Florida's defense it's a lot easier."

With a record of 31-38 is the Orlando Sentinel's Jeremy "More blush,
please" Fowler, who got all dolled up to make his debut appearance on the
illustrious Gator Country TV show this week.
Not far behind with a record of 30-39 is the Florida Times-Union's Mike
"Kids pick the damndest games" DiRocco, who for the second time this year
defaulted to the favorites. He's too old to stay up for the West Coast games.
With a record of 27-42, it's the Miami Herald's Joe "I've got a fever"
Goodman, whose only question to offensive coordinator Steve Addazio was
about MSU fans' cowbells. He's not afraid to ask the tough questions.
And in dead-last place with a piss-poor record of 22-48 is the Palm Beach
Post's Ben "Was that Chandler or Miley on stage?" Volin, who embarrass-
ingly tried to hit on Parsons after mistaking him for the underage teen pop
star he loves so much.


by the








UFSOCCER

Gators dominate SEC-leading Tigers


By TYLER JETT
Alligator Writer
tjett@alligator org

The top of the Southeastern Conference
is now muddled.
No. 17 LSU (10-3-3, 6-1-1 SEC) came
into Gainesville on Thursday tied for first
in the SEC, but the Tigers were dominated
by the No. 12 Gators 4-0, and, with just
two games left on the year, the conference
championship will most likely be decided
in the season finale.
UF will host South Carolina, the other
conference leader, Oct. 30.
Coming into Thursday's game, the
Gators found themselves in a must-win
situation.
"How wouldn't it make you focus?"
freshman McKenzie Barney said. "It is the
ultimate competitive situation."
Barney, who was making just her sec-
ond start on the season, kept LSU on its
toes.
After midfielder Angela Napolitano's
low corner kick was deflected into the air
by sophomore Sarah Chapman, an LSU
player botched a clear attempt. The ball
found Barney two yards away from the
goal, and the forward headed it in uncon-
tested in the fifth minute.
"Somebody kept the keeper away,
which was definitely a bonus for me," Bar-
ney said.
Florida added another goal in the 32nd
minute when senior Lauren Hyde served
a free kick into the penalty box that Chap-
man was able to head into the lower left
comer from 15 yards out. The Gators put
the Tigers away early in the second half
when freshman Brooke Thigpen wrestled
the ball from an LSU defender inside the
penalty box and scored from 12 yards out.
"Once we got that third goal, we knew
it was all she wrote," UF coach Becky Bur-
leigh said.
In both of the team's practices this
week, UF focused on shutting down the
LSU attack. The Gators' work was evident
as the Tigers only had one good opportu-
nity, a free kick in the eighth minute that


Steven H. Keys/ Alligator
UF midfielder McKenzie Barney kicks the ball during Florida's 4-0 win over LSU at
James G. Pressly Stadium on Thursday night. Barney scored two goals.


UF goalkeeper Katie Fraine stopped with
her outstretched arms.
Thursday was Breast Cancer Awareness
Night, which hit home for Hyde, who lost
her mother to breast cancer, and Burleigh,
whose mother is a three-time survivor.


"One of my really good friends came
up to me before the game and said, 'Do this
for your mom,'" Hyde said.
But even with the win, the Gators still
need to win out, and their next match is
Sunday at Arkansas (8-5-4, 2-5-2 SEC).


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2009 U ALLIGATOR, 15




PHIL, from page 13

This fall, the Gators sit at minus 2,
tied for 76th in the nation.
Do I expect UF's fumbling ways to
persist through the whole season?
No, but playing the what-if game for
too long is like continually betting hard
sixes at the craps table.
Eventually, seven hits and all is lost.
If Tebow didn't fumble near the goal
line against Tennessee, Florida might
finish with a 30-6 win.
If UF didn't decide to just play con-
servatively against LSU, the offense
could've done more.
If the Gators didn't fumble twice
within the Razorbacks' 10, they could've
won by several touchdowns and not
been forced to kick a game-winning field
goal.
There is something to be said for a
team being forced to fight through ad-
versity, especially if it comes out the
other side undefeated.
But there is still plenty of risk.
What if those things never get fixed?
What if UF can't stop turning the ball
over? What if teams stack the box and
the passing game lets Florida down?
The Gators' national championship
hopes could use a boost from a great
game by the offense.
Can it reproduce the eye-popping
stats of last season?
Probably not, and UF players and
coaches seem like they're beginning to
realize this.
But with just a little more offense and
a fixing of the fundamentals, the Gators
are a game away from fans wondering
why they were so worried.
Otherwise, Florida will be playing
in a bowl far from Pasadena this win-
ter, asking what if it could turn back the
clocks one more time.


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