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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2010


BREAKING NEWS


Gators defense



player arrested


By MIKE McCALL
Alligator Staff Writer
mmccall@alligator.org

UF defensive tackle Gary Brown
was arrested early Sunday morn-
ing and charged with two counts
of misdemeanor battery after po-
lice said he slapped one female and
scratched another after they asked
him to leave a party.
Brown and a friend, Theodore
Davis, attended a party at The
Crossing at Santa Fe Apartments,
and when Davis was asked to leave,
he grabbed a fire extinguisher and
sprayed its contents on those near
him, according to a police report.
Alachua County sheriff's depu-
ties responded to the incident at 5:27
a.m., and upon arrival, they were
told by two females hosting the par-
ty that the 6-foot-4-inch, 275-pound
Brown slapped and scratched them.
Neither victim required medical


attention.
Brown, 19, and Davis had left the
party by the time officers arrived,
but they were arrested at a traffic
stop and booked into the Alachua
County Jail shortly before 8 a.m.
A five-star recruit from Greens-
boro West Gads-
den High School,
Brown did not see
any game action
as a freshman this
past season, and
his recent arrest
doesn't bode well
Brown for future playing
time.
The Gators signed three highly
rated defensive tackles in their 2010
recruiting class Sharrif Floyd, Do-
minique Easley and Leon Orr and
the team is expected to have to cut
two scholarships before the fall to
make the limit of 85.
Spring practice begins March 17.


Subway reopens in Reitz


By TATIANA QUIROGA
Alligator Contributing Writer

The revamped food stores on the ground
floor of the Reitz Union did not come cheap.
Aramark, UF's food provider, spent about
$520,000 to create the new Subway location, said
Reitz Union executive director Eddie Daniels.
The relocation of Freshens and the addition
of the Provisions on Demand (P.O.D.) Market
cost about $456,000 and was paid for by Ara-
mark, the Reitz Union and the UF Business Ser-
vices Division.
Subway was relocated to the ground floor
of the Reitz Union and opened Saturday, while
Freshens and P.O.D. Market, a convenience
store, opened Monday in the space across from
Subway.
Subway, Freshens and P.O.D. Market loca-
tions are open from 9 a.m. to midnight daily.
"The new Subway location is larger and will
offer a three-line ordering system, which will in-


crease speed of service for our customers," said
Jill Rodriguez, marketing program manager for
Gator Dining Services.
During Summer B of this year, the old Sub-
way location will be replaced by a Panda Ex-
press, she said.
"The new Subway location is larger
and will offer a three-line ordering
system, which will increase speed
of service for our customers."
Jill Rodriguez
marketing manager Gator Dining Services

Rodriguez said grand opening week spe-
cials will include a free cookie with a purchase
at Subway this week.
Interior design junior Xhylin Chediak said
she likes the new Subway location.
"It's a lot more space," Chediak said. "Sub-
way is always packed."


Frat raises funds


ABOUT 1,600 PEOPLE
ATTENDED THE EVENT.

By CJ PRUNER
Alligator Writer

Dressed in cheerleading outfits
bearing their letters, members of
UF's Greek community strutted
their stuff Monday in the second
annual Beta Bring It On philan-
thropy event sponsored by Beta
Theta Pi Fraternity.
Performing in front of about
1,600 people at the Phillips Center
for the Performing Arts, more than
a dozen sororities leaped and cart-
wheeled to the enthusiastic chants
of audience members.
The sororities each had their
own cheers promoting their orga-
nizations and praising Beta Theta
Pi.
Judges of the cheer competi-
tion included former Gators foot-


ball players Riley Cooper and Joey
Sorrentino and Gators quarterback
John Brantley.
The group with the best cheer
earns a free limousine ride and a
megaphone award. The name of
the winning sorority was not avail-
able at press time. Event proceeds
go to the National Alzheimer's As-
sociation and the Thomas Oliver
Brown Scholarship, named after
a former Beta brother killed five
years ago at the Florida-
Greek Georgia game.
Life Adorned in brightly
colored exercise shorts,
Eric Russell and Anthony Craw-
ford, both seniors in Beta Theta Pi,
acted as emcees for the event.
According to Russell, members
of Beta Theta Pi have been practic-
ing for months for the show.
"We're not just having fun;
it's also for a good cause," Rus-
sell said. "We're the right men for
something like this."


*UF senior center
fielder Matt den
Dekker is the
favorite to replace
Avery Barnes as the
Gators' leadoff hit-
ter this season. He
was at the top of
the order 29 games
the last two years.
See Story, Page 14.


Two arrested after beating and leaving homeless man to die


Two St. Francis House residents were ar-
rested and charged with attempted murder
for beating a homeless man Saturday.
Anthony Fox, 38, and Beverely Thorton,
37, visited the victim, Thorton's ex-boyfriend
in his tent at Tent City, to pick up some of her
things, according to the Gainesville Police De-
partment report.
Fox cut into the tent, then punched the
man in the face, put a knife to his neck and
said, "I'm gonna kill you," the report stated.


Thorton grabbed a tree limb and beat her
ex-boyfriend in the face, arm, knee and pelvis.
He was left unconscious, swollen, bruised and
bleeding heavily, police said.
The victim woke up six hours later and
called for help until someone took him to the
emergency room at Shands at UF. Fox ad-
mitted he "beat his ass with the stick" in self
defense and was found carrying a knife with
blood on it.
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WHAT'S HAPPENING
The Hip-Hop Collective
Presents: "Turlington
Takeover"
Wednesday, 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Turlington Plaza
Breakdancers, emcees, disk
jockeys, singers and beatboxers
will gather on Turlington Plaza for
a jam session. This will be a great
way to gain a hands-on experi-
ence of true hip-hop culture. Bring
your friends and your cameras to
this free event because there will
be flips, beats, breaks and rhymes
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The number of registered
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The change in numbers could
have resulted from the required
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according to Alachua County
Supervisor of Elections Pam Car-
penter.
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2010 U ALLIGATOR, ADVERTISEMENT, 3


Graham Center

focuses on civic

engagement
In 2008, Florida
ranked 34'h in voter
turnout. Some 70
percent of Florid-
ians report cutting
back on civic activi-
ties in the past year.
Our state faces a
civic crisis.
At the Bob
Graham Center for Ann Henderson
Public Service, these
statistics caused us to ask what contribu-
tion our university is making to prepare
students for active citizenship. In addi-
tion to the excellent education provided,
are we specifically training students to
become the citizens our democracy re-
quires, or do we assume that a fine but
general education is sufficient?
Derek Bok's book, "Our Under-
achieving Colleges" (2005), makes a
compelling case that colleges need to
do more. Bok will be at Digital Worlds
Institute at 3 p.m. on Feb. 23, to start
a dialogue that we hope will result in a
more visible focus on civic engagement.
The Bob Graham Center also has
received an Americorps grant, "Making
Citizens." This will assist in efforts to in-
crease the number of immigrant staff and
community members who take and pass
the citizenship exam, help new citizens
become active community members, and
train Americorps members/students to
become more engaged citizens.
For more information, visit
bobgrahamcenter.ufl.edu.
Ann Henderson,
Director, Bob Graham Center

'Extreme Makeover' has
UF connection
Most college students can't claim to
have worked on the set of a national televi-
sion show.
Ryan McGinn and Aaron Wilbur can.
Both students at the University of
Florida's College of Design, Construction
and Planning volunteered their time as pro-
duction assistants for "Extreme Makeover:
Home Edition," during its Gainesville build.
McGinn, from Sebastian, Fla., is a mas-
ter's student studying architecture. Wilbur,
from Melbourne, Fla., is a fifth-year
senior in landscape architecture.
They assisted with security, bever-
ages and food, and moving televi-
sion cameras and furniture. As fans
of the show, it gave them a chance
to see things from the other side.
"There is more to that show
than what TV viewers might think
actually happens," McGinn said.
According to Wilbur, the house
wasn't the only thing they built.
"You're around those people a lot and
you develop friendships with them,"
Wilbur said.
He is already making plans to work
with the show again someday.
By Allie Layos
UF UNIVERSITY of

UF o rF I iai
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Students and faculty of SPOHP, (left to right) Daniel Navarette, Candice
Ellis, Khambria Clarke, Amanda Noll, Paul Ortiz and Marna Weston, pose
in front of a mural outside the B.B. King Museum in Indianola, Miss.


UF helps preserve the

voices of history

Students of the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program, known as SPOHP,
will bring history to life in the Gainesville community during Black History Month.
"A lot of people on campus are pushing for major initiatives for black history," Paul Ortiz, director
of SPOHP, said.
University of Florida faculty and students of the SPOHP are working to preserve and promote lo-
cal history by educating the community on past projects in Mississippi, and by implementing similar
initiatives locally.
-- Ortiz led a small group of students on a research trip this past
summer to expose them to the prominent black history of Indi-
anola, Miss. For five days, the students recorded personal anec-
dotes of locals who experienced the civil rights movement.
The public is invited to a multimedia presentation of the Mis-
sissippi project from 6 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 17 at Gainesville's Civic
--- Media Center, 433 S. Main St. The presentation will include a
question-and-answer session with a panel of SPOHP students.
Currently the project interviews are in the process of being
Suploaded as part of a digital library. Select narratives will be avail-
able through iTunes podcasts.
Candice Ellis, UF senior, conducted about five interviews
during the research trip. She said that hearing the stories really
UF students Khambria Clarke (left) brought history to life and changed her perspective.
and Amanda Noll (not pictured) in- "You can't compare reading a history book to speaking to
terview an Indianola, Miss., resident these people in person," she said.
at the town's Henry M. Seymour Because the oral histories are subjective, they provide deeper
Library. insight to history than a text book, Ortiz said.
"They can tell you what it feels like to step into a ditch
because a white person was walking on the sidewalk," Ortiz said. "Or how it feels to have to explain to
your daughter why she can't drink out of the water fountain."
By Kristie Andres


0F Calnda


y


Feb. 17
"Florida in World War II," 7 p.m., guest speaker
Gary Mormino, Pugh Hall Ocora.
SFeb. 18
"Philharmonia of the Nations," Jon Naka-
) matsu, piano, 7:30 p.m., Phillips Center for
the Performing Arts.
Feb. 20
"Beyond the Bog Road," Eileen Ivers, 7:30
p.m., Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.
Feb. 21
"Gone with the Wine," WUFT-FM and WJUF-
FM, 1 to 4 p.m., Reitz Student Union.
Feb. 23
Harvard President Emeritus Derek Bok, "Making Citizens," 3 to
4:15 p.m., Digital Worlds Institute.
Feb. 24-25
UF Water Institute Symposium, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., UF Hilton
Conference Center.
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.


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for faculty, staff and students
Editor Susan Stewart
February 16, 2010


Seeking Engaged Scholarship nominations
The College of Education at the University of Florida has
announced the 8th annual Engaged Scholarship award competi-
tion for faculty, graduate students and community members. The
awards are presented in the following categories: university, College
of Education, graduate student, school district and community.
Nominations arc duc March 15. For more information, con-
tact Jenny Palgon, jpalgon@coe.ufl.edu or 352-273-4135.

Seeking Fellows in Sustainability Prairie
Project nominations
As part of a broader, universitywide awakening to environmen-
tal and sustainability concerns, the University of Florida Fellows
in Sustainability Prairie Project focuses on curricular change to
support faculty intellectual development to address such societal
issues.
Deans are requested to submit nominations to Whitney
Sanford, wsanford@ufl.edu by March 5. For more information,
contact Jeff Burkhardt, burk@ufl.edu.






4, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2010


Students share faith


* TESTIMONIAL TUESDAYS TAKE
PLACE ON TURLINGTON PLAZA.

By ASHLEY WILLIAMS
Alligator Contributing Writer

Each week on Turlington Plaze, a
group of students participates in Testimo-
nial Tuesdays and tell stories about how
they became Christians, offering their
message to anyone who wants to listen.
"I know for me, when I'm out there,
it's amazing to hear what God has done,"
said Shawn Findlater, the group's found-
er. "He's really worked some miracles in
people's lives."
Right now, the participants are a few
members of Findlater's church at First As-
sembly of God. The group meets at 11:45
a.m.
Findlater said he got the idea to create
the group while he was praying because
he felt it would be a good way for others
to hear how good God is.
Findlater believes that giving a testi-
mony helps those who are listening relate
to the message.
Although there are various ways to
share beliefs, not every method is suc-


cessful in making a connection with the
listeners.
"You can talk about what God says
and still not get across what God is," he
said.
Bringing people to God isn't the only
benefit the group gets from giving testi-
monies.
Wesla Bourdeau, a member of the
Rock of Gainesville's Rock Your Life pro-
gram, said that members of the group can
be reminded of how far their faith has
brought them and get a sense of fulfill-
ment of doing something
On asked of them.
Campus "We're all called to be a
witness, and I think by giv-
ing our testimony we're being a witness
to God's grace," she said.
Bourdeau feels that using a person's
story to witness helps make a personal
connection to those listening.
According to Bourdeau, it draws
them in more than simply spout-
ing out rules and regulations.
But the best part for him is seeing how it
affects those who listen and truly take in
the message.
"You can see a glimmer of freedom in
their eyes, and you know that it's really
helping them," Findlater said.


Talent show draws 200


By ASHLEY HEMMY
Alligator Contributing Writer

When four UF professors walked to the
front of room 109 in Little Hall, they didn't
start lecturing.
They sang a song in Chinese to the crowd
of about 200 students and faculty gathered
Monday night to celebrate the Year of the Ti-
ger at the Chinese New Year Talent Show.
Students stood up, clapped and sang
along. They also performed by singing,
dancing, reading poetry and performing a
"Finding Nemo" skit in Chinese at the talent
show, which was sponsored by the Asian
Studies program and the Department of
Languages, Literatures and Cultures.
The Chinese New Year began Sunday,
and the year of the tiger stands for bravery
and independence.
Students performed with energy, con-
fidence and humor. Many joked as they
performed and kept the audience laughing
throughout the show.
The audience clapped the most during


the performance of a group of freshmen
who danced and sang to "Beijing huanying
ni."
The students pranced around the stage
as they sang the words in a range of differ-
ent pitches.
Between performances, the six emcees
led games like jeopardy and trivia, drew
raffles and handed out prizes.
"You perform because you don't
want to let your classmates
down."
John Mahoney
UF sophomore

Professor I-Chun Peir said participation
in the talent show is voluntary, but students
love the event.
John Mahoney, a sophomore Chinese
major, said students do not just perform for
themselves.
"You perform because you don't want to
let your classmates down," Mahoney said.


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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2010 U ALLIGATOR, ADVERTISEMENT, 5


Constitution Amendments for the 2010 Spring Ballot

Fellow members of the Gator Nation:

As you may know, Student Government elections are upon us. While you may or may not vote in these elections, it is important that you know that this election is a bit different than most. Every 10
years, our student body Constitution demands that a Commission convene to draft revisions to our constitution, and this process has occurred over the last 14 months. The results of the
Commission's work will be on the ballot during this election and you will have the opportunity to accept or reject the changes. I write to you today, as the Chairman of this Commission, to encourage
you to vote in favor of these changes.

The 20 members of the Commission are proposing many important changes to our Constitution. The process was not a political process, but one designed to ensure that this important document
holds our elected leaders accountable, that this document is updated and current, and that our student body has access to our student courts and student leaders. Our changes lower the threshold
for impeachment for Student Senators that have been accused of official misconduct. We lowered the threshold to submit constitutional initiatives to the Student Supreme Court. In light of Florida
Board of Governors Resolution 08-23, we ensured the continued viability and presence of the former office of Honor Court Chancellor by creating a presidentially appointed position.

The 20 members of this Commission span the entire spectrum of our Gator Nation community. From Majority and Minority party senators, the Interim Dean of Students, the current Senate President
Pro-Tem, the current Chief Justice of the Student Body Supreme Court, the Director of Student Activities and Involvement, to many involved undergraduate, graduate, and law students. The result is
a comprehensive and united effort to help ensure that our student government, like our student body, remains unrivaled in reputation, both today and into the future. I would encourage you to review
the proposed changes and email me directly to discuss any questions you may have. We hope you will take the time to vote to pass this new Constitution.

Sincerely,
David M. Kerner
Chairman, 2009-2010 Constitution Revision Commission
3 LAW
dkerner@ufl.edu

On Behalf of the Full Commission: Taylor Tribou, Ben Cavataro, Thomas Cockriel, Matt Michel, Jay Miller, Naadira Renfroe, Dan Siegel, Jacqueline Acosta, Victoria Ajayi, Kirby Bissel, Brooke Eisen-
smith, Audrey Goldman, Kara Olesky, Frank Pierce, Whitney Smith, Josh Winegar, Dr. Paige Crandall (Interim Dean of Students), Dr. Nancy Chrystal-Green (Director of Student Activities and In-
volvement), Mr. Chris Loschiavo (Director of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution).


Language as it will appear on the ballot:

Should the Student Body Constitution be amended to: change the time for appointment of Summer Replacement Senators from May 1 to
the last meeting of spring term; remove verbiage that purports to allow the Student Senate to contract on behalf of the student body;
permit the Student Senate to amend election laws within four weeks, rather than five weeks, of an election; comply with Florida Board of
Governors Resolution 08-23 by preserving the role of the Honor Code Chancellor, now referred to "Honor Code Executive Director," and
allowing this executive director to be appointed by the Student Body President; amend Article III to read "Funding Fee Increase Restric-
tions", instead of "Budget Restrictions"; ensure that terms of executive department heads expire concurrently with the terms of the elect-
ed executive officials; remove any reference to the "Student Honor Court" and "Student Honor Court Bar Association;" direct the submis-
sion of proposals by initiative to the Chief Justice of the Student Body; amend the proposal initiative process to provide that a petition
carrying the signatures of 5% of the student body shall be placed on the ballot; authorize the Elections Commission to determine if initia-
tive ballot titles and summaries are accurate and lawful and amend ballot titles and summary if they determine that they are not accurate,
subject to appeal to the Student Body Supreme Court; require 2/3 of the trial body of the Student Senate for conviction of impeachment,
instead of 3/4; make grammatical and other minor corrections and replacements.

Summary of changes proposed in the amendment:

1-1: Article II: Changes various wording in the article. For example, this proposal removes the words "by law", and replaces this phrase with "provide by Student Body law". Further, where the article used list every judicial office, it now simply states
"Student Government offices of the Judicial Branch". Where the article used to use the word "de jure", it now reads "automatic". Moves the non-discrimination clause to Article I. There are no major substantive changes in this proposal.
1-2: Article I: The non-discrimination clause is added here. Further, the basic rights under section 2 are now listed in a bullet point form, instead of reading as one full paragraph. The Honor Code is within this article.
1-3: Amends the preamble to read:
We, the Student Body of the University of Florida, in order to:
-Represent and defend the rights and interests of students to the university, the community, and government;
-Provide a forum for the expressions of student views and interests;
-Promote the academic freedom and responsibility and high standards of education;
-Provide services and organize events for the benefit of students; and
-Help promote understanding and recognition of the responsibilities of students to the university, the community, and humanity,
Do hereby establish this Constitution.
2-1: Article III: Amends section 1 to read "All legislative powers of the Student Body shall be vested in a student senate.", instead of reading "All legislative powers of the Student Body shall be vested in the student senate."
2-2: Article III: Capitalizes "Student Senate" (where it used to read "student senate"). Further, it changes the deadline to appoint summer senators from May 1, to the last meeting of spring term.
2-3: Article III: Amends section 5 to mandate that the Student Senate President and the Student Senate President Pro Tempore shall be elected by the members of the senate according to their rules and procedures.
2-4: Article III: Amends section 6 by removing subsection (i), which purported to give the student senate the right to contract on behalf of the student body.
2-5: Article III: Amends section 7, subsection (i) to read "change the election laws during the four weeks before the scheduled election to be effective for that election.", instead of five weeks.
2-6: Article III: Amends section 7 by adding the office of "Executive Director of the Honor Code Administration" to the list of officers allowed to address the student senate.
2-7: Article III: Amends section 9 title to read "Funding Fee Increase Restrictions" instead of reading "Budget Restrictions".
2-8: Article III: Amends section 7 by removing subsection (h), which purports to give the student senate the authority to regulate a student honor court bar association.
3-2: Article IV: Amends section 4 to allow the student body president to appoint a "Student Honor Code Executive Director" to the cabinet. Further, it mandates that the terms of the heads of executive departments shall expire concurrently with the
expiration of the regular terms of the elected executive officials. Finally, it changes the term "University Cashier" to read "University Controller".
4-1: Article IV: Eliminates section 4 (student honor court) and other references to it. It clarifies that the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court shall appoint law students to serve as temporary justices where an Associate or the Chief Justice is subject
to recusal.
5-1: Article V: Amends section 6 to require that the student senate to validate the general and run-off elections "in the next regularly scheduled senate meeting", instead of reading "no later than 10 school days after the last day of the final election
an election cycle" Further, it amends section 7 to read that campus wide officers elected in the spring general election in races requiring a majority vote shall assume office "on the last regularly scheduled class day", instead of reading "at 8:00 PM
on May 1st". Further, it amends section 8 to require a member of student government to hold a 2.5 GPA instead of a 2.0 GPA. Finally, it amends section 8 to read "Center for Student Activities and Involvement" instead of "Office of Student Activi-
ties".
6-1: Articles VII and VIII: Amends these articles to reverse the composition of the Impeachment Body and Trial Body and apply the same voting threshold of 2/3 for each body. The prior burden for the trial was 3/4. Amends the article to demand
that 5% of the electorate sign any initiative before it will be placed on the ballot and directs that any initiative be directed to the Chief Justice of the Student Supreme Court. It further allows the Elections Commission to review the ballot title and sum-
mary of any initiative to ensure it complies with the law, and allows them to amend it if they find it does not comply with the law, subject to Supreme Court jurisdiction. Further, it amends the constitution to demand that a Constitution Revision Com-
mission convene in 2019. Finally, regarding the CRC, it demands that the Director if CSAI be a member of the 2019 CRC instead of the Dean of Student.
Please contact David Kerner, Student Body Supreme Court Chief Justice and Chairman of the Constitutional Revision Committee,with any questions at chiefjustice@sg.ufl.edu.
A copy of the changes can be found at www.sg.ufl.edu. Elections will be held February 23-24. Please visit www.sg.ufl.edu/elections for polling locations and a list of candidates.






6, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2010

Editorial

Feel Beta

Fundraiser too busy

stroking egos

As Americans, the Editorial Board understands that
people stroke egos in exchange for money. When
bragging and brown-nosing rears its head in chari-
table events, however, we have to draw a line.
Beta Theta Pi's philanthropy raised money to fund a schol-
arship and combat Alzheimer's disease. It also raised our eye-
brows because the fraternity used sororities performing cheers
about their own houses to draw an audience.
Reliving their glory days as cheerleaders is one thing, but
the sisters focused on being judged for praising their groups.
The objective of the competition spotlights a glaring narcis-
sistic problem at an event which should humble the people
involved.
It seems to us that the Greek community tends to put up an
if-we-throw-money-at-a-charity-they-can't-say-jack shield to
defend from attacks on its self-serving entertainment choices.
As if setting up a contest to be told how great they are isn't
bad enough, we question the necessity of the cheers in the first
place.
Why would people train for months to sing the praises
of their own organizations? We're not saying cheers raising
awareness about Alzheimer's come by the dozen, but with
the time and effort used to practice, coach and set up for the
fundraiser, we're sure more people could have been helped.
Imagine if the practice times were used to build houses for
Habitat of Humanity, not to mention the potential power of
an ex-Gators football player's endorsement.
It's time for the people leading these events to redirect their
efforts away from vanity and toward the well-being of their
fellow men.


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N thing says love like
"Gentlemen, start
your engines!"
We can practically read the
Hallmark cards now: "You
rev my engine harder than
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Happy
Valentine's Day, honey. Now
hold my beer!"
Call us strange or even
outdated. But we at the Edito-
rial Board enjoyed our boxes
of chocolates and flowers our
significant others showered
us with on Valentine's Day.
We're sentimental. We're
sappy. And, most important-
ly, we're normal. Some of us
ruined special breakfasts we
planned for our sweethearts.
Some of us spent the day with
family. But none of us took
our honeys to the NASCAR
event of the season to watch a
500-mile race in a certain san-
dy town to the south called
Daytona Beach.


And we can't seem to un-
derstand how others did.
Don't get us wrong, some
of us are very in tune with
our Southern roots. One of us
spent part of Valentine's Day
at the Bass Pro Shop in Orlan-
do. (We're judging, too.)
But for the most part, we
can't seem to understand the
concept of spending the holi-
day of love watching a set of
cars take 200 laps around one
big circle with thousands of
other NASCAR-jacket and
camoflauge-hat wearing, die-
hard fans hoping for a fiery
crash over a photo finish.
And does anyone else
think that whole pothole thing
delaying the Great American
Race is just a little bit funny?
We usually aren't particu-
larly fond of potholes, but this
one was like a special delivery
from Cupid himself a Val-
entine's Day gift for all.


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Unconditional love not a


Unconditional love is a strange thing to think about.
It's often held up as the purest, most sincere sort
of love the sort of special love that transcends the
pettiness and jealousy associated with most of the flawed
relationships that supposedly make up the majority of our
everyday connections.
Conversely, conditional love is often lambasted as some-
thing that doesn't even count as actual love. It's not really
love, some might argue, if you have to fit some criteria before
it's given to you.
This is all well and good for the universal sort of love that
we should give and feel for each other as members of the
human family. But for the specific, personal love that defines
our relationships with our friends and significant others, I'm
not completely sold.
It's a pretty bold statement to say that you love someone
unconditionally. That literally means that you have no condi-
tions on the love you offer them. There are no circumstances
under which you'll stop offering it, and there is nothing that
the recipient of your love can do that will cause you to cut
it off.
And that sounds dangerously close to a sort of emotional
enslavement love that's offered involuntarily and without
limitation. Besides, being possibly unfair to yourself and eas-
ily abused by the unscrupulous sounds utterly unromantic.
It's akin to when people say "I need you" as a way of
conveying how much they love someone. Necessity is a poor
basis for love because, by definition, it can't be the basis of
selfless love; when you feel that you need someone, there's
always something intrinsically self-serving playing some role
in the decision to keep that person in your life. And thinking
back to the people I've loved the most in my life, it's not that
I needed them to be happy, it's just that there was no one I'd
rather share my happiness with than them.
On the other hand, the conditions we set on our love can
give it meaning. On the most basic level, it's a show of self-re-
spect to say that your love is important enough to give it only


Joe Dellosa
letters@alligator org


ALLIGATOR
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realistic goal
to those who demonstrate that they
value it. Loving someone uniquely,
the sort of love that gives the recipient
a warm feeling of being appreciated,
requires some measure of condition-
setting. Knowing that love can be lost
provides a reason to take steps to pro-
tect it.
But this might be an overly pedan-
tic way of looking at unconditional


love.
I don't think it's unreasonable to say that many aspects
of mainstream culture are conducive to making people feel
inadequate. As much as people talk about how overly feel-
good we've become, it's not hard to be told, implicitly or
otherwise, that we're not smart, interesting, pretty, funny,
put-together or just altogether worthwhile enough to be
worthy of consideration. Media messages, TV commercials,
cutthroat job interviews and hypercompetitive academia are
all more than happy to drive that home.
It's not hard to see how some stability of love could be ap-
pealing. If not unconditional love, then love with some room
for error. Or at least love that feels like it'd take some serious
scrubbing before it wears off.
Truly unconditional love is just as meaningless as love
based on too many conditions. Nobody should have to feel
that the love they're receiving is generic and unearned, nor
should anybody feel compelled to jump through hoops and
perpetually impress somebody to earn that love.
Ultimately, it's not really about unconditional love in
the strictest sense of the phrase. It's just about being aware
that you'll find no shortage of people who are willing to tell
you, "I'll love you only if ...," and feeling a little appreciative
whenever you find someone of sound mind and judgment
who's willing to tell you, "I'll love you even if ...."
Joe Dellosa is an advertising senior. His columns appear on
Tuesday.


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


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Genocide, abortion not the same


Genocide is the systematic and deliberate
slaughter of a specific race, nationality or
culture. This term applies to what hap-
pened in the concentration camps in Hitler's Ger-
many, as well as to the slaughter of non-Arabic
people of Darfur, Sudan, by the militant govern-
ment. It does not apply, however, to abortion. No
matter how you feel about the issue of abortion,
everyone should be able to agree that it is not, at
least, a genocide.
No mother is going to get an abortion because
she doesn't want to propagate her own race or reli-
gion. Abortions are considered and undergone for


many different reasons, but
genocide is not something
that is considered.
For the anti-abortion pro-
testers to have pictures of
Darfur and of the Holocaust
Paul Murty on the Plaza of the Americas,
letters@a llgator org likening the two to abortion,
is shameful. By calling abor-
tion a genocide, they are
purposely misleading students who walk through
the plaza every day.
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Letters to the Editor


Student Alliance party sho
negative campaign
Jonathan Ossip's guest c
day was simply a joke. Very
sip, but we all know you don
friends on Fraternity Row.
Ossip's letter is indicative
ger and fear that the Studei
party must be having. I'll tel
makes me believe that his
responsible for the fliers: th
they've done this before.
The Orange and Blue Pa
campus with "I voted" stick
to discourage Greek turnout
elections. Now, Orange and
continuing the tradition of
hate and dividing the camp
Ossip has to realize that
has something in common w
dents who write letters in suf
Unite Party: His letters are
Unite Party.
When will Jonathan Oss
party end their negative
When will they realize tha
want to see results? When w
ize that as much as changing
and logo of a party can be a
pleasing, it doesn't hide the f
party is Orange and Blue 2.0
Fool me once, shame on y
twice, shame on me. You're
anyone twice, Jon, so shame




Student Alliance party ask
students to contribute ides
The Student Alliance par
en an unprecedented look at
Instead of using regurgitat
points, we've put serious th
effort into a real platform. M


uld stop tantly, the Student Alliance party has
focused on innovation and real ideas to
:olumn to- improve student life and build a great
funny, Os- future for UF.
't have any Here are a few unique and innova-
tive ideas for 2010: Bring video rental
Sof the an- machines to campus. Bring Redbox or
it Alliance Blockbuster $1 DVD rental machines
1 you what to the Reitz Union or Hub to provide
party was affordable movie rentals and generate
e fact that revenue to be directed back to students.
Create a speakers and performers'
rty littered endowment. The Student Alliance party
ers in order vice presidential candidate, Sagar Sane,
in the fall created a $2 million speakers' endow-
Blue 2.0 is ment at University of North Carolina at
spreading Chapel Hill.
s. If we raise money from Gators
he actually alumni and the University Athletic As-
ith the stu- sociation, we can bring quality speakers
)port of the while taking a million dollars annually
about the off the budget. Fire the ineffective Stu-
dent Government lobbyists.
ip and his SG spends $55,000 every year on
campaign? part-time lobbyists who have failed to
It students protect the Bright Futures Scholarship
ill he real- Program. Fire the lobbyists and use that
g the name money to fund a direct student lobby-
esthetically ing campaign in City Hall, Tallahassee
act that the and Washington.
? Expand off-campus Gator 1 Card
ou. Fool me partnerships. The Student Alliance
not fooling party wants to reach out to off-campus
on you. businesses to set up Gator 1 programs
like the one currently at Target Copy.
Ryan Scott Expand support of graduate re-
UFstudent search. Double the amount of money
given to the Graduate Student Council
for travel and research grants to sup-
port vital graduate research in a down
S economy.
as These are just a few of our 70 ideas
ty has tak- but we still want your ideas. See our
the issues. full list and give us your own ideas at
ed talking http://www.ufstudentalliance.com.
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STUDENT GOVERNMENT

Fliers create conflict


By ELIZABETH BEHRMAN
Alligator Writer

A war of words between the Unite Par-
ty and the Student Alliance party is already
underway even though students have a
week to wait before Student Government
elections.
Students found fliers critical of the
Unite Party placed on the windshields of
cars parked along Fraternity Row and So-
rority Row and distributed on the Plaza of
the Americas late last week.
The fliers featured the Unite Party sym-
bol and the message, "Obey?: A message
from Greeks for a Democratic campus."
In the Friday edition of the Alligator,
letters from students said the Student Alli-
ance party distributed the fliers.
But Jonathan Ossip, the Senate leader of
the Student Alliance party, said the party
did not distribute the fliers.
He said the letters were from students
who did not confirm who made the fliers
before attacking his party.
"I just think they saw this as an oppor-
tunity to attack their opposition, and they
did so with little regard for the truth," Os-


sip said.
Unite Party spokesman Ben Meyers
said the Unite Party does not want to focus
on the message of the fliers, which were at-
tacking the Unite Party.
"We really want to concentrate on the
campaign, and hopefully stuff like that
doesn't happen," he said.
Part of the Unite Party's campaign in-
cludes a party video available on YouTube
and the Unite Party's Web site, uniteparty.
com.
The video was cre-
ated by Unite Party vol-
unteers and features stu-
dents expressing pride
in SG.
Nick Mildebrath,
Gossip campaign manager for
the Student Alliance
party, said his party's video is also avail-
able on the Student Alliance party's Web
site, ufstudentalliance.com and on You-
Tube. It includes students describing how
it is time for change in SG.
The Action Party could not be reached
for comment about its party platform or
campaign tactics.


Anti-abortion group hosts campus event, draws protesters


Photographs showing bloody fetuses were displayed
By MINCH MINCHIN ness Project, an anti-abortion cam- organization that co-sponsored the tory to make a political stateme
Alligator Writer paign that attempts to draw paral- event with the UF Pro-Life Alli- said Natalie Muniz, the dire


Hundreds of students walked
past towering photographs about
8 feet tall of bloody fetuses dis-
played on the Reitz Union North
Lawn and the Plaza of the Ameri-
cas Monday.
The presentation of images,
which lasted from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
was part of the Genocide Aware-


lels between abortion and genocide
by showing graphic pictures of
dead genocide victims alongside
equally graphic pictures of aborted
fetuses.
"It's by showing these pictures
that we can make abortion un-
thinkable," said Lukas Bebjak, a
representative for the Center for
Bioethical Reform, an anti-abortion


ance. "Like slavery, 150 years from
now, people will look at [abortion]
and say, 'How did we
On let this happen?'"
Campus The two fenced-in
displays of images
also drew about a dozen sign-
holding protesters from Planned
Parenthood.
"They're using atrocities in his-


nt,"
ctor


of education and communication
for Planned Parenthood of North
Florida. "We're just here to edu-
cate. If a woman has an unwanted
pregnancy in this country, she has
options."
Students had the chance to
voice their opinions and ask the
event staff questions during an
open microphone session.


Most questions focused on the
differences between genocide and
abortion.
"The difference is that the [un-
born] are not aware of anything,"
UF freshman Kenya Johnson said.
"I think abortion is wrong most of
the time, but there is a difference."
Nick Tomlinson, a UF geogra-
phy senior, disagreed.
"[A fetus] is just a string of
cells," Tomlinson said. "It's not a
human yet. That's the difference."
For more on the event see ;11-.;
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dangers of drunken driving for the Premedical Honor Society.


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W/D in unit, on routes 12 and 35, ten minutes
to campus by bus! $250 deposit, individual
lease. Call Anu at 352.262.0628. 2-26-13-1

$370-4/4 Countryside condo for rent starting
immediately/summer/fall. ALL utilities includ-
ed, on bus routes 9 and 35, individual leases.
Call Anu at352.262.0628. 2-26-10-13-1

IMMEDIATE/SUMMER AVAILABILITY
2,3 and 4 bedroom suites
STARTING @ 349
All inclusive, fully furnished
LexingtonCrossingUF.com 373.9009
4-21-10-30-1

Hampton Oaks Apartments
Unfurnished TH $749
Furnished ind. $538
$500 Visa gift card with ad
124 SW 62nd st (352) 333-8643
leasing@silverwingproperties.com
2-26-10-11-1

1BR/1BA. $850/mo everything included. 1
block from campus. Covered parking. Call for
details 724-974-9591. 2-25-10-10-1

3bed/2bath condo with W/D, pool &club-
house $1250/mon close to UF and on bus
route. Will consider separate leases. 727-
463-0560 2-19-10-5-1


MOVE IN TODAY!
2/2*3/3*4/4
Experience the Good Life
Text "Enclave" to 47464
4-21-09-71-2


For Rent
unfurnished


LOW COST MOVE IN
1BR & STUDY $395/mo.
372-6881 or 213-3901 4-21-10-71-2


*LYONS SPECIAL*
$99 1st month's rent 377-8797
4-21-09-71-2

"HUGE FLOOR PLANS"
1/1-$569 2/1.5-$599 3/2-$750
No move-in fees w/approved app!
Wtr incl. *Pet-friendly*Bus routes to
UF,SFC, Shands and Downtown!!!
www.arborpark.com or call 335-7275
4-21-09-71-2

LIVE THE DOWNTOWN LIFE
Steps from clubs-blocks to UF
Studios, 1/1's, 2/2's & 3/3's
The best location...GUARANTEED
Reserve NOW for fall! 338-0002
4-21-09-71-2


For Rent
Sunfurnished

AFFORDABLE RATES! QUIET COMMUNITY!
www.frederickgardens.com
1 BR/1 BA $469 2BR/1 BA $569
Great Move-In Fee Specials!!!
Adopted pets live free!! 2 pools!
1 mile from UF & Shands! 352-372-7555
4-21-09-71-2


Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60
second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House
charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included.
Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner.
538-2181 Iv message 4-21-09-71-2

Quality & Affordability!
1br $559 / 2br $619--$649
3br $749 / 4br $899
W/D, pool, B-ball/tennis courts!
We love Pets! Call @ 376-4002
www.apartments.com/pinetreegardens
4-21-09-71-2

Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 sec-
ond walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer
included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish.
Short term available. Private Owner. $595-
up. 352-538-2181. Lv msg 4-21-09-71-2

No deposit, No move-in fees!!!
Huge 1/1's 2/2's 3/3's
<1 mi from UF! Giant 24hr gym
FREE tanning/FREE cable
*Oxford Manor* (352) 377-2777
These apts kick other apts in the teeth
4-21-71-2

** ELLIE'S HOUSES **
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
352-215-4990 12-8-09-168-2

Live SECONDS from UF!
Studios & 1 Beds from $499 & $575
FREE Parking Near UF
NEVER worry about Game Day Parking!
371.7777 CollegeParkUF.com
4-21-09-71-2

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.

1/1 & 2/2 flats, 3/3 Townhomes!!
FREE Cable w/HBO and Showtime
All Amenities plus FREE Tanning
Gated*Pet Friendly*Fitness Classes
LEASING NOW AND FOR FALL
www.thelaurelsuf.com 352-335-4455
4-21-09-71-2

Affordable Living & Close to Campus
Huge 2's available for only $678
3500 Windmeadows Blvd
www.spanishtrace.org* 373-1111
4-21-09-71-2


Cobblestone Apartments-NW 23RD BLVD
Move in NOW or FALL 2010.
2/2 from $999 or 3/3 from $1099.
Free Cable w/HBO & Showtime
Private Bathrooms-W/D-Screened porches
BB Court-Tanning-24 hr fitness-Dog Park
Adopted pets live FREE!
352-377-2801 cobblestoneuf.com
4-21-71-2

1, 2, 3 & 4 BR's GREAT RATES!
1/1 from $599 2/2 from $659
3/2 from $799 Free Tanning Fitness *
Pool W/D Tennis Employee Discounts
UF/Shands/VA Fireplaces
Individual Leases Pets Loved!
376-2507 www.bivenscove.com
4-21-09-71-2


For Rent
unfurnished


***PARKING**0
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-21-09-71-2

Madison Pointe Apartments
1/1-$699 2/2-$799 3/2-$899
Enormous Screened Patio!
W/D-Walk-in closets-Tanning
Fitness Center-Full size bball court
NW 23rd Blvd 352-372-0400
Text MADISON to 47464
4-21-71-2


*THE POLOSO
Already have your roommates?
ALL utilities Included
2's: From $479/person; 3's: From $399/person
(352)335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com
4-21-09-71-2


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
4-21-09-71-2

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 4-21-
71-2


No Move-In Fees
1/1's from $659 3/2's from $799
FREE Tanning*Pool*Gym
www.aspenridgeuf.com
352.367.9910
4-21-09-71-2


Move in Today!
All Inclusive roommate matching $606
Spacious 2/2 Townhomes & LOCATION!
Park-n-Ride Bus Route-So you can sleep in!
3500 SW 19th Ave*www.MuseumWalk.com
*379-9255*
4-21-09-71-2


SORORITY ROW 2BR
2BR/2.5BA for $1199
W/D & utils included. We <3 pets!
No move-in fees! FREE Parking!
372-7111 www.CollegeManor.org
4-21-09-71-2


LAKEWOOD VILLAS
Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans;
Starting at $830. Corporate units available.
Furniture Packages Include: 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
4-21-09-71-2


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
4-21-09-71-2

ACROSS FROM UF!
Studios from $475, includes electric!
Wood floors available. FREE parking.
No Move-in Fees We <3 Pets!
372-7111 www.CollegeManor.org
4-21-09-71-2


For Rent
Sunfurnished

BRAND NEW REDUCED RATES!
1's, 2's, 3's
Inclusive Pkgs Available
Pet Friendly!
Immediate or Fall Move In
352-374-3866
4-21-09-71-2

WALK TO CLASS!
1brs from $505 -150 ft from UF!
Move-in today. FREE parking!
We <3 Pets! No Move-in Fees.
372-7111 1216 SW 2nd Ave
4-21-09-71-2


$394 ALL INCLUSIVE
Upscale Student Living
TV IN YOUR APT!*Ask how
Bus line through the Complex!
GainesvillePlace.com*352-271-3131
4-21-71-2

Action Real Estate Services
Houses to Condos
1-4 BR, Starting at $450
www.action-realtors.com
352-331-1133
4-21-09-71-2

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
4-21-09-71-2

Wake Up 10 Min Before Class
...AND be on time!
Studios from $499, 1s from $575
$0 M/I Fees, Pet Friendly
371.7777 CollegeParkUF.com
4-21-09-71-2

* Check out our apartments. Priced from
$400-$525. Close to shopping & university.
* Also 3BR/2BA house available. $900/mo.
No section 8. Call 335-7066 for info. 4-21-
09-71-2

FOX HOLLOW
Gated Entry
ASK ABOUT OUR MOVE-IN SPECIAL
7301 W Univ Ave
Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-2
352-332-3199
www.cmcapt.com/foxhollow
4-21-09-71-2

WALK & BIKE TO UF
1 BR/1 BA $425
* 2BR $450-$600 W/D incl
Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387
www.Gore-Rabell.com 4-21-09-71-2


The Grove Villas
Rental Community
Ask about our Move-in Specials
Gated Community
6400 SW 20th Ave
888-373-0849
4-21-09-71-2

1Bdrm 1 bath apt, w/ full kitchen, and pri-
vate gated court yard $450/mo. Great loca-
tion @ 3320 SW 23rd Street. On bus routes,
close to most everything. 352 377-2150 or
paloverde3320@yahoo.com 2-19-10-75-2

1, 2, 3 BR's WE'VE GOT IT ALL!
1/1 from $589 2/2 from $649
3/2 from $769 Washer/Dryers
Free Tanning Fitness Pool Pets Loved!
Tennis*1 mile to UF*Huge Laundry Facilities
377-7401 www.biketouf.com
4-21-09-71-2

BLOCKS TO UF
Available August 2010. Now showing
multiple houses. 2BR/2BA, 3BR/2BA,
4BR/3BA, 5BR/3BA. www.dalyproperties.
com or call Carol 359-3341 2-26-10-43-2







10, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, FEBRURARY 16, 2010


100+ apts: Live by UF
Affordable & Luxury 4BR $479/br
3BR $550/br 2BR $420/br 1 BR $689
Studios $605 Virtual Tours Avail Fall
352-376-6223 www.LiveNearCampus.com
4-21-71-2

WOODLAND TERRACE APTS
Off SW 34th St near post office. 2BR $540;
1BR $465. Call for daily specials. 352-335-
0420 3-31-10-58-2

SERENOLA PINES APTS
Off SW 34th St. near post office. 1BR $490;
2BR $590 Call for daily specials 352-335-
0420 3-31-10-58-2

$199 Move-In Special
$500-$700 2 bed/1 bath
Walking distance to UF and downtown
800-805-7379 or (352)505-9264 2-17-10-
30-2

UPPER WESTSIDE &
NANTUCKET WALK
1 & 2 bdrm. Luxury Apartments
Granite counters. Parking avail.
Walk to campus & the stadium
For info. call 352-872-4644
4-21-10-73-2

Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $495. Many
floor plans, some with enclosed patios or bal-
conies. Italian tile, bedrooms carpeted. DW,
W/D hook-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus
route, some walk to UF. Call 352-332-7700
3-31-54-2

*CAMPUS EDGE CONDO*
2BR/2BA Walk to UF, Shands & VA. Tile
floor, W/D in unit, avail fall. Reasonable rate.
239-250-6149 2-26-10-35-2


One Block to UF:2/2.5 bath townhouse. W/D,
Dishwasher, Garbage Disposal, wood floors,
ceiling fans, GUARANTEED Parking call
Todd at 514-4915, VERY Nice townhouse
2-26-10-33-2

AVAILABLE AUGUST 1st Nice large
4BR/2BA house. Big bedrooms, big living rm.
W/D provided, game rm $1425/mo. 2100 NW
8th Court. Call for directions. Pets ok, fenced
yard. Other houses available 352-339-2342
2-19-10-33-2


** Across From UF **
Closest Luxury Apartments to Classes
2BR / 2BA Starting @ $1080
www.LookingGlassApartments.com
111 NW 16th St. -- Call 376-1111
4-21-65-2

* One Month Free and $40 Moves you In!!
Pine Rush Villas Pet Friendly No Wgt Limits
1/1 $499 2/1 $639
Near UF and Oaks Mall
Ph. 375-1519 www.gremco.com
4-21-10-65-2

* 1st Month Free and $40 Moves You In!!
Homestead Apts Pet Friendly No Wgt Limits
2/1 from $599 2/2 from $699
Additional $200 off next month
SW Archer Rd. Area
Ph. 376-0828 www.gremco.com
4-21-10-65-2

* One Month Free and $40 Moves You In!!
Sunrise Villas Pet Friendly No Wgt Limits
1/1 $509 Additional $200 off the next month.
NO APP FEE. Near UF, Shands and VA
Ph.372-4835 www.gremco.com
4-21-10-65-2

* 1st Month Free and $40 Moves You In!!
Courtney Greens Pet Friendly No Wgt Limits
Totally Renovated 1/1 $599
Near Oaks Mall
Ph. 375-3077 www.gremco.com
4-21-10-65-2

* One Month Free and $40 Moves You In!!
Villas at Ashton Square
Pet Friendly No Wgt Limits
2/2 $719 3/2 $849
Huge floorplans.
W/D hookup Near Oaks Mall
Ph.333-1120 www.gremco.com
4-21-10-65-2


* One Month Free and $40 Moves You In!!
Summer Place Pet Friendly No Wgt Limits
1/1 $519
Just off SW 34th St.
Ph. 376-0828 www.gremco.com
4-21-10-65-2

* One Month Free and $40 Moves You In!!
Sundowne Pet Friendly No Weight Limits
Studio $469 1/1 $519
Walk to Butler Plaza and Regal Cinemas
Ph. 377-2596 www.gremco.com
4-21-10-65-2

* One Month Free and $40 Moves You In!!
Gator Village Pet Friendly No Weight Limits
1/1 $489
Near Downtown off 6th Street
Ph. 372-3826 www.gremco.com
4-21-10-65-2

Walk to UF. Openings in Feb, May & Aug.
* 2BR/2.5BA $850 2BR/1BA $700
* 1BR/1BA $585 studios $475-$430.
1 yr lease, SD, NS, NP. Call/Text
352-870-7256 or gv1132601@gmail.com
2-26-10-32-2

Renting Now and for Fall!!
We have REAL 1/1s
3 blocks to UF GATORNEST
575 sq ft, $550 PLUS ONE MONTH FREE!
300 NW 18th Street
4 blocks to UF GATORSIDE
400 sq ft, only $450!
1600 NW 4th Avenue
BIKE to UF CENTERPOINT
530 sq ft, only $450!
1220 NW 12th Street
No application fee, most pets ok.
For info call E.F.N. Properites, 352-371-3636
or visit our website at www.efnproperties.com
3-18-10-40-2

The Retreat at Madison Pointe
2/2 Flats and 3/3 Townhomes
Private Garage-Vaulted Ceilings
Screened Patio-W/D-Microwave
All furies and fuzzies WELCOME!!!!
2701 NW 23rd Blvd
352-372-0400 madisonpointe.org
Text MADISON to 47464 for info!
4-21-60-2

GOT ROACHES?
Buy Harris Famous Roach Tablets.
Guaranteed to kill. Available at: Zells
Hardware, 3727 West University 3-17-10-
35-2

4 BR's FOR FALL!
ONLY $1089 1525 square feet HUGE!!!
Washer/Dryer* Fireplace Water/Sewer incl.
Free Tanning Fitness Pool Tennis
Individual Leases Pets Loved
376-2507 www.bivenscove.com
4-21-10-55-2

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/mo. Call 317-5060 215-5996
3-1-10-27-2

***HOUSE 4BR/2BA***
Available 8/1. Lovely, remodeled. W/D. Bike
to UF. No pets. 3532 NW 7th Ave. $1400/
mo. 373-1558, 246-8645, or256-8370 2-16-
10-15-2

AVAILABLE AUG 1. Large 4BR/2BA house,
Wash/dry provided, privacy fenced, pets ok,
full sized hot tub on back screened porch,
dishwasher, carport, $1600/mo. 3413 NW
8th Ave 352-339-2342 2-19-10-15-2

AVAILABLE AUG 1. 3BR/1BA house. Nice.
Nine blocks from campus, wash/dry pro-
vided, cent H/AC fenced private backyard,
hardwood floors, detached garage. $1125/
mo. 924 NW 9th Ave. 352-339-2342 2-19-
10-15-2

AVAILABLE AUG 1. Clean modern 4BR/2BA
house. fenced backyard, pets ok, fireplace,
wash/dry provided, wooded private big yard.
$1425/mo, central heat/air. 2606 NW 34th
Street. 352-339-2342 2-19-10-15-2

AVAILABLE AUG 1. Clean nice 4BR/2BA
house, privacy fenced backyard, pets ok,
hardwood floors, fireplace, plenty of parking,
wash/dry provided, dishwasher, cent heat/air
$1400/mo 830 NW 16th Ave 352-339-2342
2-19-10-15-2


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 3-31-37-2

**A Place in the Sun**
Walk/Bike to UF
Big 3 bd/ 1 ba
New Kitchen / Huge Yard
Must See, $1,500/mo
352-375-8256
4-21-52-2

**Sorority Row Area**
Historic 3 bd/ 2 ba
Completely Remodeled
W/D inc. Spiral Staircase
Walk to Class, $1,500/mo
352-375-8256
4-21-52-2

**8 Blocks to UF**
Great Deal on Large Upstairs
2 bd/ 1 ba Hardwood Floors
Save Money @ $750/mo
352-375-8256
4-21-52-2

*Walk to Class & Stadium*
2/1, W/D, Granite Countertops
Hardwood Floors & Fireplace
Huge Bedrooms,Covered parking
$1300/mo
352-375-8256
4-21-52-2

**Large 5 Bedrm House**
1 full & 3-1/2 baths
Plant Atriums, Unique floorplan, W/D
Plenty of Parking, 8 blocks N of UF
$2,500/mo 352-375-8256
4-21-52-2

WOODBURY ROW LUXURY HOMES
Walk to UF/Sorority Row 4bd/4.5ba
3 stories w/ 4 master suites. w/d incl.
Near corner of SW 5th Ave & SW 12th St
Union Properties 352.373.7578
4-21-10-36-2

LEASING NOW FOR FALL
Many properties avail near campus.
1,2,3,4,& 5 bedrooms!!
www.rentgainesville.com
Union Properties 352.373.7578
4-21-10-36-2

5 BD 4 BA Home for Rent
2521 SW Williston Road
Huge home on a large lot.
Union Properties 352.373.7578
4-21-10-36-2

2BD 1 BA WALK TO UF
Charming Quad near AGH
1005 SW 3rd Ave
Hardwood floors & parking
Union Properties 352.373.7578
www.rentgainesville.com
4-21-10-36-2

3 &4 BD WALK TO UF
We have Homes near
Sorority Row & Stadium!
Union Properties 352.373.7578
www.rentgainesville.com
4-21-10-36-2

NEWLY REMODELED
Chelsea Lane Apts!
Close to UF & on Bus Route
W/D incl. Call today
Union Properties 352.373.7578
www.chelsealaneapartments.com
4-21-10-36-2

3BD/3BA Homes Near UF
Washer/Dryer incl. $1,200/mo
Newer homes/ limited avail.
Union Properties 352.373.7578
4-21-10-36-2

1 BDs Near UF
Starting at $375/mo!
Reserve now for Fall
Union Properties 352.373.7578
4-21-10-36-2

University Terrace West
4BD/BA Individual Leases
$350/mo w/d incl. Call
Union Properties 352.373.7578
4-21-10-36-2


***THE OASIS APTS ***
Large 1 & 2BD apts, w/ huge private patio.
Park at your door in small quiet complex
in SW Gainesville on bus rt. Call 377-3149
2-26-18-2


$100 OFF 1st MONTH RENT. 2 BR/1BA
Phoenix apt. 1 mile to campus and Shands.
W/D conn. Fenced yard. $500sec., $495/
month. 3120 SW 26th Way Unit A. 562-2782
or 514-6869 if interested. 3-16-25-2

A MUST SEE! 2/1 across the street from
Shands/VA. Walk/bike/bus to class/work.
New appliances/flooring. Low utilities. $700/
month. Call Tim to see- 352-843-0220.
2-26-18-2

2BR/1BA cent heat mobile home. Shady lot.
From $300 $450/mo incl water. No pets.
4546 NW 13th Street. 376-5887 3-2-20-2


1BR apt. for rent off Tower Rd. $385/mo. We
accept Section 8. We will pay you $500 cash
back for 1 year lease on Section 8. 352-498-
3035 3-2-10-20-2

705 NW 10th Avenue <9Blks from UF
3BR/1BA, 8rooms + 400 sq.ft.porch, Central
A/C, W/D, $1,250 + util. Avail. Aug. 275-
1259, ATucker458@aol.com 3-5-10-22-2

SMALL CABIN 2/1, 20 ACRES
Watermelon Pond views. 27802 SW 120th
Lane, Newberry. Horse pens, dog door.
Needs work. $575/mo. $750 move-in 330-
329-8834 2-17-10-2


**MUST SEE IN-LAW SUITE**
1BR full BA, living room, dining room, full
kitchen. w/cable & W/D. Incl all utils. Near
Haile. Quiet. $750/mo. Call 352-367-0372
3-5-1-21-2


10houses.com for more info
2 & 3 bd Houses for August 1
w/d, cent h/ac, wood fls, quiet
$840 -$1400 Bike to UF
352.336.6116 nancy@10houses.com
3-5-10-20-2

WALK ONE BLOCK TO CAMPUS!
1, 2, 3, and 4 BR units available now and
for Fall 2010. Locations between SW 1st
ave, SW 5th ave & SW 12th St. Call Kinetic
Properties at 352-337-9600 (no dogs please)
3-19-10-25-2





*few


* 6


4Br/3Ba Large Home w/ 2 car gar, 8 min from
UF, large fenced yard, dogs ok. Exquisite
oaks & landscaping, wood & tile floors, new
appliances. $1,600/mo. 352-466-0358. Avail
summer or Aug. 3120 NW 31st Blvd. 3-5-
10-20-2

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 2-19-
10-10-2


BRIDGELIGHT
1 BR Loft Style
starting at $530 mo.
M-F 1-6 Sat. by appt.
3006 SW 23rd St. 377-5221
www.cmcapt.com/bridgelight
4-21-10-35-2


PET'S PARADISE
$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR,
privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 2-22-
10-10-2

Available now. HOUSE 3BR/2BA, 1.5 miles
to UF, near Landings Apts. On UF bus rte.
Bike to UF. Fenced backyard, fireplace,
cent H/AC. 3627 SW 15th St. $900/mo. All
4BR/2BA $1100/mo. 327-2931 or 376-6183
2-23-10-10-2

Female roommate pref for furn/unfurn
lbr/lba in a 2br/2.5ba townhouse in quiet
SW neighborhood near UF & Shands. AVAIL
NOW, M-to-M lease, $450/month & $250
refundable deposit. Call Ann 352-870-7414
2-26-10-13-2

Baxter Cottage 2 blks to UF campus, 1013
SW 4 Ave 2BR/1BA, Bright, clean, complete-
ly remodeled, 500 sq ft, Cent AC/Ht,wood
firs, DW, W/D, NS, NPets. $550+util. Lease
runs thru 7/1/10 ATucker458@aol.com 3-5-
10-18-2

Lakefront House/5 Acres/Quiet
2BR/2BA/FI Rm w/pri ent/Lg Kit
LR w/Fire PI/Washer Dryer/2-car
Carport/Interlachen $1500./mo
813-473-3713 swellgirl@gmail.com 2-26-
10-13-2

$650, 2 bdrms, 1 block Shands, VA; Vet
school & campus short walk. Available now;
Prefer calm, quiet, stable, mature residents.
Carpets, Some utils furnished; Parking; 352
376 0080; 352 284 3873; postj@bellsouth.net
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HAILE PLANTATION CONDO FOR RENT
2/2 condo near the Village Center, walk to
restaurants, shops, and coffee houses, jog-
ging trails, golf course. Call 352-258-4695
2-17-10-5-2

Beautiful 3/3, close to school,dir. on bus!
Brand new appl, paint, bedding, remdld
bthrms, Frnt bldng, upstrs. $1250/mo.
bdduf86@comcast.net
3-4-10-14-1

2BR/2.5BA townhouse condo, 1 mi from
UF on bus route. Incl W/D, community club-
house, pool & fitness center. Wired for inter-
net & security sys. $878/mo. Avail May 1 or
Aug 1. 332-8841, lindalu@gatorhomes.com
3-1-10-10-2

7 Blks UF 4 bed 3 bath, 2 masters, POOL
HOT TUB, 2500 sq ft, 2 porches, 5 car
parking, responsible students, professionals
only, will leave plasma on wall, $2375 a
month starting May, Jordan 352-222-0211
2-22-10-5-2


*THE POLOSO
"You want it, We got it!"
#1 in Amenities
2/2's: From $799; 3/3's: From $979
Includes FREE Internet
352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com
4-21-10-42-2

NW Appletree, Contemporary Home.
3BR/2BA, 2 car garage, sunroom, cul-de-sac
st. 1700 sq ft. NICE $995/mo. Irene Larsson
Owner/Realtor 352-373-2605, 352-538-1218
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352-373-2605 3-1-10-10-2



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University Commons, 3rd Floor, pool view.
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ly. $650.00. Lease expires 7-30-10. 863-258-
6350 2-18-10-5-3


Summer Sublease
2 Blocks from campus
Windsor Hall
$300 per month, all utilities included
fully furnished
407-314-0535 2-10-4-3


Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Greenwich Green 372-8100
Hidden Lake 374-3866
4-21-71-4

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1BR INDIVIDUAL LEASES IN FURNISHED
4BR CONDOS. 2 blocks to UF. $299 $260
+ $50 utils charge/mo incl elec, cable tv, in-
ternet, pool, laundry facility. 914 SW 8th Ave.
378-4626 4-21-09-71-4

1 BR/1BA or 2BR/2BA avail now
for responsible mature individual. $400-$800/
mo OBO + utils. Brandywine on Archer Rd.
yttek@hotmail.com or 305-332-6566 2-16-
10-61-4

Enjoy A Romantic Old House
Near library downtown. $295-$375/rm + utils.
Short term. No pets. No smoking. 378-1304
2-26-10-28-4

Female seeks roommate for 4/2.5 town-
house, cricket club, all included, no pets,
$400 954-557-4769 3-4-10-30-4

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
2-26-10-20-4


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from ShandsNA. Walk/bike/bus to class/
work. New appliances/flooring. Low utilities.
$350/month. Call Tim to see- 352-843-0220.
2-26-18-4

1 br w/ private bath in beautiful NW home.
rent 375/mo. Washer/dryer, central AC/
heat. Pics on Craigs list. Mike 352-316-3930
2-16-10-5-4


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Matt Price University Realty, 352-281-3551
4-21-71-5

NEW CONDOS -WALK to UF
3 BIks to UF. For Info on ALL 1, 2, 3, 4
Bedrooms for Sale, Call Eric Leightman,
University Realty at 352-219-2879. 4-21-
71-5

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, University Realty 352-281-3551
4-21-71-5


WALK TO UF & DOWNTOWN!
THE PALMS New Ultra-Luxury Condos.
Granite, Huge Closets, Pool, Call Eric
Leightman, University Realty, 352-219-2879
4-21-71-5

Manufactured Homes. Won't Last
3/2 Great Community
Owner Financing
$650.00/mo
352.378.4411 2-26-10-22-5

Manufactured Homes
3 and 2 beds avail/low down/low monthly
Call today! 352.378.4411 2-26-10-22-5


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Manufactured Homes 2 & 3 bdr's
From $599.00/month
Owner Financing
Low down
352.378.4411 2-26-10-22-5

Manufactured Homes. Move In Ready
3/2 Adorable
From $99.00/mo
Westside/owner finance
352.378.4411 2-26-10-22-5

Manufactured homes.
OWNER FINANCING
3 & 2 bedrooms avail
Great Locations
Call 352.378.4411 today! 2-26-10-22-5

Manufactured Homes. Up to $8K tax credit
For 1st time home buyers
3 & 2 bdrs avail
WE FINANCE
Call today! 352.378.4411 2-26-10-22-5

OPEN HOUSE EVERY SATURDAY
MANUFACTURED HOME COMMUNITIES
GREAT HOMES, GREAT PRICES
WE FINANCE, LOW DOWN,
LOW MONTHLY 904-400-0421,SUSAN
2-26-10-20-5

Manufactured Home Communities-
Jacksonville Use your tax refund
Get a 42" TV with purchase
Limited offer, call for details
904-400-0421 Susan 2-26-10-20-5

4BR/4BA fairly new condo for sale. Ideal for
students or family. Within 2 miles of every-
thing: school, shopping, library. Quick sale.
$139,000. University Terrace on 34th St. Call
941-232-1960 3-3-10-20-5

3BR/3BA, 4171 sq ft, heating & A/C, 3-car
garage, 20'x40' screened pool, small office,
sauna hottub, 1 1/4 acres. 1410 NW 110th
Terr, $422,500. 352-332-1050 2-22-10-10-
5

Short Sale Condo!!!
Beautiful Carriage House Lane Townhome
2BR/1.5BA, fireplace. Laminated wdflrdown-
stairs/Carpet upstairs. For more info, please
call 407-709-2703 ExitRealtyProducers
2-16-10-5-5


KFurnishings

BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand,
new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will
deliver. 4-21-09-71-6

BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 4-21-09-71-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-372-
7490 4-21-09-71-6

BED KING $170 PILLOWTOP
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in plas-
tic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can
deliver. 4-21-09-71-6

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

Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
4-21-71-6

BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1100
(352) 372-7490 4-21-09-71-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
4-21-09-71-6

DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 4-21-
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FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. New, in box. $160 332-9899

DINETTE SET 5pc $120 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 4-21-09-71-6

**BEDS ALL BRAND NEW**
**Full $100 Queen $125 King $200**
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
4-21-71-6

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$130 352-377-9846. 4-21-71-6

Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516.
4-21-71-6

BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-21-09-
71-6

FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $160. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-21-71-6

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

SOFA $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still
in pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 4-21-71-6


CASH PAID: Laptops & Cameras
Parts & Repair Mac & PC laptops
Laptop Chargers. Joel 336-0075
www.pcrecycle.biz 4-21-09-71-7

COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
4-21-10-69-7

CERTIFIED MCSE COMPUTER TECH
Office or Home. Fast professional services at
reasonable rates. Services include network-
ing, security, data recovery, virus removal.
352-275-3036 www.indiecomputer.com
2-26-10-34-7


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





***PARKING@@@
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-21-09-71-10

UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS
are underway...
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more.
All individuals interested in bidding go to:
surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370
4-21-09-71-10


***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
4-21-09-71-11

*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Motor Scooter Sales and Service!
Great Scooters, Service & Prices!
118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271
www.NS4L.com
4-21-09-71-11


***GatorMoto***
Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator
Grads! New scooters starting at$999. No legit
shop can beat these prices! lyr Warranties
included. 376-6275GatorMoto.com 4-21-09-
71-11

SCOOTER SERVICE
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service rates!
Will service any make/model. Close to UF!
Pick-ups avail cheap oil changes!! 336-1271
4-21-09-71-11

***www. BuyMyScooter.com***
Buy A New Scooter, Buy A Used Scooter
All on one site! Check the website or call
336-1271 for more info! 4-21-09-71-11

GATORMOTO Gville's #1 service facility. We
repair ALL brands of scooters. Pickups avail-
able. Lowest labor rates around. Quickest
turnaround time. Run by Gator Grads so we
know how to treat our customers! 376-6275
4-21-09-71-11


**SCOOTER RENTALS**
Rent for a day, week, month or semester.
Students can rent to own!
NS4L.com 352-336-1271 4-21-09-71-11

Gator Mobile Scooter Repair
Stop waiting weeks before getting your
scooter back. Call Gator Mobile Scooter
Repair and ride today.Specializing in On-site
scooter repair and diagnostics. Guaranteed
lowest prices in all of Gainesville. Free oil
change/inspection with this AD.Call Tony at
(305)989-0824or(305)563-4359. 3-1-14-11

2008 Johnny Pag fx3, 1900 miles, black
looks new, 300 cc, $1650. 2007 Dirtbike
SUZUKI drz125 black yellow runs great,
$975 email for pictures jssaxa@gmail.com
352-222-0211 2-22-10-5-11


FAST CASH FOR ALMOST ANY CARS *
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 15 yr svc to UF students
OCall Don @ 215-7987 4-21-71-12

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
4-21-71-12


**HEADLINERS SAGGING?**
POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK?
On site avail. Steve's Headliners 352-226-1973
Google: Steve's Headliners, Gainesville
4-21-71-12


WE BUY JUNK CARS
Titles Only. Call K.T. (352) 281-9980
4-21-71-12


I BUY C/
Call Anytir
2-26-09-95-12

SUN CITY AUT
All vehicles $0
No credit check
Cash vehicles $
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SUN RISE AUTO SALES
No credit check
Cars, SUVs, Trucks & Vans
30 day warranty
352-375-9090 4-21-71-12


92 Chevy Camero $999 cash
96 Mits Galant $1999 cash
96 Chevy Blazer $1999 cash
97 Plymouth Voyager $1499 cash
352-338-1999 4-21-71-12

92 Plymouth Van $699 cash
94 Chevy 1500 $999 cash
92 Nissan Stanza $1499 cash
98 Pontiac Grand Am $999 cash
352-338-1999 4-21-71-12

96 Kia Sephia $999
98 Chrysler Cirrus $999
95 Pontiac Bonneville $1999
97 Olds Delta 88 $1999
352-338-1999 4-21-71-12

96 Chevy Astro Van $1900
98 Ford Explorer $1900
97 Mits Diamonte $1999
98 Ford Contour $1999
352-338-1999 4-21-71-12

94 Nissan Altima $1999
98 Pontiac Transport $1999
99 Saturn $2900
98 Dodge Ram $2900
352-338-1999 4-21-71-12

97 Chevy Malibu $1999
95 Chrysler LHS $1999
00 Hyundai Elantra $2900
95 Chevy Camero $2900
352-338-1999 4-21-71-12

96 Honda Accord $2500
96 Cadillac Deville $2900
02 Kia Rio $3900
03 Buick Century $4900
352-338-1999 4-21-71-12

Sun City Auto Sales
60 Day pay off
On cash vehicles
Pay off time negotiable
352-338-1999 4-21-71-12

2003 Honda Civic, 79k, $8999CASH
2003 Honda Civic, 69k, $8999 CASH
2002 Honda Odysee, 117k, $6999 CASH
2000 Ford Mustang, 111k, $6999 CASH
352-375-9090 4-21-71-12

2005 Ford Escape, 95k, $6999 CASH
2000 GMC Sierra, 166k, $5999 CASH
2001 Nissan Altima, 99k, $5999 CASH
2007 Isuzu Trooper 290 Truck, 46k, $9999 CASH
352-375-9090 4-21-71-12

2005 Dodge Stratus, 78k, $8999 CASH
2004 Toyota Corolla, 111k $7999 CASH
1999 Toyota Sienna, 135k $5999 CASH
2002 Toyota Corolla, 68k $6999 CASH
352-375-9090 4-21-71-12

SUN CITY AUTO SALES
Bring W2 and drive home today!
Over 150 cars in stock
Cars, Trucks, SUVs, & Vans
352-338-1999 4-21-55-12


LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
* Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
* ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 4-21-
71-13


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
4-21-71-13



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


BE AN INSPIRATION!
Take a blind lady to Mass on Sundays and
for walks and shopping as needed. We'll
have lots of fun! And you will make a new
friend! Contact 219-6948. 2-25-10-72-13


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. 2-25-
10-72-13


****OPERATION CATNIPOOSO
Many needs and opportunities can be found
at www.nmhp.net. Feral cat capture, spay-
ing, volunteering, office work earn Disney
Tix, etc. Email: operationcatnip@nmhp.net
2-19-7-13


OPERATION CATNIP
Many needs and opportunities can be found
at www.nmhp.net. Feral cat capture, spay-
ing, volunteering, office work earn Disney
Tix, etc. Email: operationcatnip@nmhp.net


LEGITIMATE INDEPENDENT FILM PROJECT
seeking 3 singer/songwriter producers.
$1200 investment guarantees live video
performance of one 4-minute or less song.
Professionally filmed on location at popular
local nightclub. You will be in the film
Call 386-454-7170, 352-316-5460,
etrip@windstream.net 2-19-5-13


This newspaper assumes no responsibil-
ity for injury or loss arising from contacts
made through advertising. We suggest that
any reader who responds to advertising use
caution and investigate the sincerity of the
advertiser before giving out personal infor-
mation or arranging meetings or investing
money.


LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving re-
cord, drug-free, personal references.
www.carrsmith.com for details. 4-21-71-14


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submit your classified ad
for print andlor web editions
right thru our website!
Just go to
www.alligator.org/classifieds
Visa and Mastercard accepted.

BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 4-21-09-71-14


FUTURE GMs
Now hiring assistant managers
GatorDominos.com/jobs
4-21-10-71-14


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ie 352-339-5158 A/C, Automatic, 196k Miles. $1850/OBO -
786-247-1751 2-16-7-12

O SALES INSTANT CASH
down FOR ALMOST ANY CAR OR TRUCK,
Wrecked or running. Any condition.
$699 and up. Highest dollar paid.
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Must have Excellent Vocabulary and
Communication skills. PC skills needed.
Apply Now! 6020 NW 4th Place, Suite G.
352-371-5888 x 111 4-21-71-14

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. 4-21-09-71-14

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 4-21-09-
71-14

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
4-21-71-14

PART TIME WORK
Great Pay
Customer Sales/Service
Flexible Schedule
Scholarships/Internships
No experience Needed
Conditions apply,

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SERVERS
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a $2400
Co-ed camp
Room and Board included

Get Paid to Play!
The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs
male and female summer camp counselors
ages 18 and up. FEYC is an over-night camp
located off of Highway 450 in Umatilla, FL.
The camp runs June 14 Aug 7. Please
contact Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673
Ext. 251 or 352 455-4267 4-21-10-70-14


STUDENTPAYOUTS.COM
Paid survey takers needed. Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys 4-21-
10-63-14


LATE NIGHT DRIVERS
$15-$17/hr 10pm -4am.
Apply @ gatordominos.com 4-21-10-60-14

Gator Tail Dancers

Entertainment

352/672/1892 2-23-10-20-14


BARTENDER OPENINGS
Earn $150-250/day. No experience required.
Will train. Call now 352-678-5246 2-26-10-
20-14


No jobs available, but we buy LPs, CDs &
DVDs. (And we sell them, too!)
Hear Again Music and Movies
201 SE 2nd Ave. (Suite 105), 32601
352-373-1800
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for great overnight camps in the mountains
of PA. Have a fun summer while working with
children in the outdoors. Teach/assist with
water sports, ropes course, media, archery,
gymnastics, environmental ed, & much more.
Office, Nanny, & Kitchen positions also avail-
able. Apply on-line at www.pineforestcamp.com
4-21-10-52-14

Bartender
Meet new people work in an exciting
environment. Take home cash tips after
each shift. No experience necessary training
available. Call (877) 568-7296
2-19-10-12-14

Computer consultant positions available
in faculty lab. Applicants must be familiar
with Windows and Microsoft Office applica-
tions, Photoshop & Dreamweaver. Friendly
and helpful attitude essential. Pay starts at
$9.00 per hour. Online application:
www.citt.ufl.edu/employment.php 2-19-10-
10-14

OO*ATTENTION SMOKERS!O*O
OODo you want to quit smoking?mo
Smokers needed to participate in a smoking
cessation study. You may be compensated.
Call UF Smoking Lab & Clinic 328-6603 or
email: ufsmokelabclinic@gmail.com 2-22-
10-14

Photography Assist PT
Skills: Advanced Photoshop, professional,
organized, fun, attentive to detail. No wall-
flowers. Interest in Photography +. Must be
OK with AODA. Call Today: 352-283-8196
2-23-10-14

Bookkeeper-Office Mgr for law firm PT -
15 hrs/wk. Flexible schedule. Must know
Quickbooks and be highly organized. 1 yr
commitment. Resume to
robjac@myimmigrationlaw.com. 2-16-10-
5-14

JEFF'S DELI
is hiring exp servers. Please apply in person
at 1124 W. University Ave. M-F between 2 &
4pm. 2-16-5-14




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Williams
White Male
(DOB 12/14/85); 5'09",
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Brown Eyes
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PT Hibachi Chef & Server Wanted Asian fast
paced full service restaurant looking for ex-
pprofessional Hibachi Chefs & strong ser-
vers. Strict business oriented environment.
Responsible, disciplined team players only!
Fax resume to 352-337-0036. 2-24-10-
10-14

Female homework Coach need for high
school student twice a week. Please call
352-226-8653 2-19-10-5-14

OFFICE WORKER- Must be able to work fall
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2010


ALLIGATOR
www.alligatorSports.org


UF looking for new leadoff hitter

By TYLER JETT
Alligator Writer
tjett@alligator org

Florida seems to have everything
figured out entering the 2010 sea-
son.
Coach Kevin O'Sullivan said the
No. 7 Gators are two-deep at every
position except for pitcher, where
UF has a stable of young, live arms
thanks to two-straight recruiting
classes ranked in the top five by
Baseball America.
UF also has the middle of its
lineup loaded with 2009 Southeast-
ern Conference Co-Freshman of the
Year Preston Tucker batting third
and newcomer Austin Maddox,
physically one of the biggest players
on the team, hitting cleanup.
"Losing Avery, it's a lot
from our lineup. He was ,
really tough to strike out
(and) had a knack for get-
ting on base. We're going
to look for someone to
hopefully fill that role."
Kevin O'Sullivan
UF baseball coach


But, with just three days left until
opening night, one important ques-
tion still lingers: Who's up first?
For the past two seasons, out-
fielder Avery Barnes was a constant
atop UF's lineup, hitting leadoff in
93 of 122 games. Barnes, who was
drafted in the 11th round by the
Colorado Rockies in July, led the
Gators in hits (90), stolen bases (18)
and runs scored (76) in 2009.
But now, Barnes is gone, and
O'Sullivan needs a new No. 1.
"Losing Avery, it's a lot from our
lineup," O'Sullivan said. "He was
really tough to strike out (and) had a
knack for getting on base. We're go-
ing to look for someone to hopefully
fill that role."
Senior center fielder Matt den
Dekker and freshman shortstop
Nolan Fontana are the leading
candidates to bat first this season,
O'Sullivan said.
Fontana, who is competing with
fellow freshman Cody Dent for a
starting shortstop position, hit lead-
off for the 2008 USA 18-U National
Team at the World Junior Champi-
onships. Although he said he's wil-


UF center fielder Matt den Dekker returned to UF for his senior sea-
son despite being selected in the MLB Draft. Den Dekker will look to
improve from his disappointing junior campaign.


ing to hit anywhere, Fontana added
he's most comfortable batting first.
O'Sullivan said Fontana is patient
at the plate, can bunt well and is a
threat to steal bases all character-
istics of a productive leadoff hitter.
But the favorite to bat first is den
Dekker, who hit leadoff in the 29
games Barnes didn't the past two
seasons.
Den Dekker was projected to be
an early selection in the 2009 MLB
Draft entering last season, and those
expectations negatively affected his
performance at the plate.
He said he pressed too much,
trying to pull home runs instead
of going the other way on outside
pitches.


"You say you're not worrying
about it," den Dekker said of the ex-
pectations. "You obviously have it
in the back of your head."
Not including a 19-game hot
streak, den Dekker hit .263 last year.
After falling to the 16th round
of the draft, where the Pittsburgh
Pirates selected him, den Dekker
elected to return to Gainesville.
Instead of playing in a collegiate
league or for Team USA, like he has
the past two summers, den Dekker
stayed on campus and tried to relax
after a disappointing year.
In the offseason, the coaches have
worked with den Dekker on hitting
outside pitches to the opposite field
SEE LEADOFF, PAGE 15


Smith expected to


add power to order

HE WILL REPLACE BRANDON McARTHUR AT
THIRD BASE.

By ANTHONY CHIANG
Alligator Staff Writer
achiang@alligatororg

Bryson Smith has been impressed by the quality of
pitchers he has faced so far, and he has only seen action in
scrimmages against his teammates.
Smith, a transfer from Young Harris College, has not
played a game in a Gators uniform yet, but
he can already tell the difference from his
junior college days.
"I come down here and everyone is so
Baseball good and so talented," he said. "So, it's
been quite a change from junior college
because there is not as much depth as there is here."
The adjustment at the plate shouldn't be a problem for
the junior third baseman, who will likely start at that spot
in No. 7 Florida's season opener Friday.
He won National Junior College Player of the Year last
season after hitting .467 along with 21 home runs and 90
RBIs.
SEE INFIELD, PAGE 15




It's time for the Gators to


fix their arrest problem


Under Urban Meyer, Flori-
da has come to be known
for three things: Tim
Tebow, winning and getting ar-
rested.
Tebow is gone, and winning
may take a brief hiatus, meaning
it's time to take care of what's
behind Door 3.
Freshman defensive tackle
Gary Brown continued the tra-
dition over the weekend, get-
ting pinched for allegedly slap-
ping one female and scratching
another after they asked him
and a friend to leave a party
around 5 a.m.
Brown's arrest puts the
Gators' total around 27 since
Meyer arrived in 2005, accord-
ing to the Orlando Sentinel's
tally.


All the
usual ca-
veats ap-
ply. These
are just
Mike McCall c charges
right now,
McCallin' It and he'll
Like I See It
mmccall@alligatororg probably
lawyer up
and get out
from under them without too
much trouble.
Or maybe he didn't even do
anything wrong.
There's also a question of
who to blame here.
Is it the coaches? They can't
be on top of these guys 24/7.
Then again, they recruited
them.
SEE MIKE, PAGE 16


EGary Brown had every right to be upset that he was getting kicked out of a
party at 5 a.m. Everyone knows the party don't stop 'til 6 in the morning.... Tiger
Woods allegedly impregnated a porn-star mistress twice due to his aversion to
using contraceptives. We shouldn't be surprised. He's a golfer. He's shooting for
the fewest amount of strokes as possible.


Today's question: Who's to blame
for the Gators' rash of arrests under
Urban Meyer?


SAfter falling to South Carolina and Xavier,
UF slipped into the "Last Four Out" section
of ESPN's Bracketology with Joe Lunardi.
Lunardi had the Gators pegged to make the
NCAA Tournament in last week's edition.






TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2010 0 ALLIGATOR, 15


Transfer likely to start at third


INFIELD, from page 14


Harrison Diamond/ Alligator Staff
UF coach Kevin O'Sullivan has been impressed with junior-college transfer Bryson Smith's dedi-
cation to improving his fielding this offseason.


Den Dekker top choice to replace Barnes


LEADOFF, from page 14


and becoming more comfortable against left-hand-
ed pitchers. Left-handed hitters like den Dekker
have more trouble recognizing pitches from south-
paws than they do from righties.
The coaches have also stressed putting the bat
on top of pitches to produce more ground balls.
"Matt runs so well that any ball hit on the
ground to the left side of the infield that the short-


stop has to go to his right (den Dekker) has a chance
to beat out," O'Sullivan said.
Den Dekker also wants to be
more relaxed so minor slumps
S don't become year-long prob-
lems.
Baseball "(1) just go out there and have
fun every day playing something
I love," den Dekker said. "That's the way I'm going
to look at it this year. That's the way I'm going to
try and look at it for the rest of my career."


"Velocity was about the same
as junior college, but the off-speed
(pitches) guys have here is ridicu-
lous," Smith said. "It took a little ad-
justment to get used to."
He was limited during the fall be-
cause of a mid-June surgery on his
wrist, but Smith has been going at it
100 percent in the spring.
UF coach Kevin O'Sullivan envi-
sions Smith hitting either second,
fifth or sixth in the lineup. His speed
and ability to hit for contact make
him a viable option for the top of the
order.
His former coach at Young Harris,
Rick Robinson, remembers a point in
the 2009 season in which Smith had
only struck out twice through 100 at-
bats.
He finished the year averaging
only one strikeout for about every
nine at-bats.
Defensively, however, he did not
enjoy the same success.
Smith ended last season with 17
errors and a .899 fielding percent-
age.
But some of his problems with
the glove stemmed from the circum-
stances he was put under.
"The biggest thing for us was that
we really didn't know where Bryson
was going to play," Robinson said.
"We were moving him around an
awful lot. We didn't really give him
an opportunity to settle into a posi-
tion."
He saw time at second and third


base and in the outfield at Young
Harris.
But since coming to Florida, Smith
has worked solely at third, where he
will replace Brandon McArthur.
Smith takes 100 ground balls ev-
ery day from UF assistant coach Brad
Weitzel.
"I've been working on it daily,"
Smith said. "I've seen dramatic im-
provement, so I feel a lot better and
lot more comfortable now."
It hasn't been easy, though. The
coaches had to re-teach the funda-
mentals to Smith, who needed to sure
up both his fielding and throwing.
"I've been working on it daily.
I've seen dramatic improve-
ment, so I feel a lot better and
lot more comfortable now."
Bryson Smith
UF junior third baseman

"He comes out here on his off days
and works on his own," O'Sullivan
said. "He's taking it as a challenge,
and he has improved an awful lot."
The 6-foot-2 Smith was drafted in
the 30th round of the MLB Draft by
the Cleveland Indians but decided to
transfer to Florida instead of making
the jump to professional baseball for
one huge reason.
"He still has some things to
prove," Robinson said. "I think his
biggest goal is making an appear-
ance in the College World Series,
and that's one of the main reasons he
chose UF."


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MIKE, from page 14

Is it the players? They are
adults. Shouldn't they be capable
of handling themselves?
Is it society's fault for building
them up to feel like they're above
the law?
Is it on the high school teach-
ers, coaches or parents for letting
them slide by?
There are plenty of ways to
look at it, but at a certain point,
the blame game has to take a
backseat to just fixing the prob-


lem.
That point is now.
Florida is quickly becom-
ing a national punchline when
it comes to arrests, and without
Tebow around, the Band-Aid
covering up UF's ugly scars has
been peeled away.
The program doesn't have a
face right now, and if the Gators
aren't careful, that face is going
to be a mugshot.
For me, the answer isn't to just
kick these guys off the team. And
Meyer doesn't believe in that ei-


their, unless the crime is particu-
larly heinous.
He learned that lesson a few
years ago with cornerback Avery
Atkins, who was booted out and
later would up dead.
Meyer feels a responsibility to
try to give second chances and
develop players into better peo-
ple.
He always gives the spiel
about how his players are high-
quality humans and how his
coaching staff is all about devel-
oping good people.


Well, it's time to do that.
The first thing to say is, "STOP
HITTING WOMEN!" This re-
ally shouldn't be that hard, and it
has become something of a trend
lately.
Also, there have to be some
punishments other than making
them run or kicking them off the
team that could do the trick.
Don't let these players think
they can spend a night in the
pokey, have super-lawyer Hunt-
ley Johnson fix the situation then
get back on the field after some


extra conditioning.
From Day 1, they should know
that if they can't behave, they
can't play.
You know how players lose
playing time if they suck and
can't make tackles?
Make it clear that slapping,
choking, shooting, stealing or
fighting will be treated as more
seriously.
Until that's understood, Flor-
ida is going to keep heading to-
ward being known as the new
Thug U.




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