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THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2005
State may ban aid for foreign students
By JAMES VANLANDINGHAM
Alligator Staff Writer
TALLAHASSEE A bill that would
ban state universities from granting finan-
cial aid to international students who are
in this country on student visas is working
its way through the Florida Legislature.
House Bill 21 and its identical Senate
companion, SB866, would still allow for-
eign graduate students to receive fund-
ing as part of work-study programs for
serving as teaching or research assistants.
Those students.could also still receive fi-
nancial aid from private sources.
But the bill would require universities
to stop giving state-funded scholarships to
the approximately 1,657 foreign students
that the Florida Department of Education
says are studying in public universities
with state funding.
The House bill passed the Colleges and
Universities Committee 9-0 Tuesday after-
noon, and a legislative staff analysis from
that committee reported that $5.7 million
could be saved by cutting such students
off from their funding. An additional $2
million could be plucked from such stu-
dents in community colleges.
That money would then be spent
to provide need-based scholarships to
The House staff analysis said the bill
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Casey Anderson / Alligator Staff
Student Body presidential candidates MacKenzie Moritz (Progress Party), Dennis Ngin (Impact Party), and Joe
Goldberg (Gator Party) introduce themselves to students Wednesday.
Issues bubble up in SG debates
By BRIDGET CAREY and
Alligator Staff Writers
Student Body presidential can-
didates addressed student concerns
during two debates Wednesday,
hitting upon election issues such as
online voting, deal-making and...
When asked what cereal they
would be, Gator Party's Joe
Goldberg said "Frosted Mini-
like myself," he
joked. He said
Election the sugar kept
Shim going and the
wheat kept him
The Progress Party's MacKenzie
Moritz said Rice Krispies would be
his cereal, because he "can be snap,
crackle and pop and just go off."
Lucky Charms would be Impact
Party candidate Dennis Ngin's ce-
real because he was "blessed with
a lot of challenges and a lot of op-
The first debate, co-hosted by
the Alligator and UF's College
SEE DEBATE, PAGE 8
Search still on
for UF student
By ELIZABETH PRANN
Four UF exchange students remain in Costa Rica
to search for their missing friend.
In a phone interview from the Central American
country; longtime friend and classmate Peter
Nienaber said the search for UF exchange student
Brendan Kieran Dobbins has been both a land and
a sea hunt with the assistance of the Red Cross and
"We have yet to have any luck,"
He added Dobbins' father will
arrive in San Jose on Thursday
evening to meet with Dobbins'
friends as well as Canadian
Embassy officials, who handle the
affairs of Australian citizens in the
Dobbins Central American nation, to get
maximum exposure for the search.
Nienaber said the Costa Rican investigation
has been "concerted;" however, he said there is
a stark difference between their efforts and those
that would have been done in the United States or
"It's been quite frustrating," he said. "Hasn't
been particularly good."
However, Nienaber said the Canadian Embassy
has been "fantastically helpful and supportive 24
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SG ELECTIONS PROFILES
Moritz makes implementing change his main goal
Editor's note: This is the sec-
ond in a series of three articles
taking a closer look at Student
Body presidential candidates.
By DAVID COHEN
MacKenzie Moritz could tell you
how to chomp your way through
hard times and still smile.
"Being a Gator is not the most
popular thing down there," he said
of his hometown, Lynnhaven, Fla.
"I think my first grade teacher was
rather disappointed that I didn't
become a Seminole."
However, living in hostile terri-
tory might have been easier than the
Progress Party leader's Spring Break
trip to Washington, D.C. While there
he served the homeless in soup
kitchens. Later in the week, he took
a trip through their world.
Moritz, 21, rubbed baby oil in
his hair, put dirt on his face and
was given nothing but 50 cents for
an emergency phone call. For two
MacKenzie Moritz at a glance
Favorite superhero: Capt'in Flaret
Last movie seen: 'L':'e ACtuall,
Last CD purchased: Three Up Hign
Favorite public figure: Junri F. Kenned,
Personal hero: i-is ollaer toro.[eri
"He Drr,: .ld Ihai inaleI er r,Ou belie J-
Vlr. Sour heart t u can do. Just Iieei
'at I1 As oIrg as ,ou are really adaoc ai.ae
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days, he slept on the concrete and
ate in shelters.
"It's been somewhat of an inspi-
ration to me," he said. "Although we
really didn't sleep on the trip, I came
back energized because I knew I was
doing the right thing."
Moritz's positive outlook trans-
fers to his self-image. He said he sees
himself as "motivated," "idealistic"
But despite his relaxed nature, he
said he is running for Student Body
president for one reason to imple-
"I saw a lot of things in (Student
Government) that I didn't like. It is
my belief that you cannot complain
about something unless you have
tried with everything you've got to
change it," he said.
Moritz is majoring in political
science and economics, with minors
in computer science and environ-
mental science. He is a senator for
the College of Liberal Arts and
Sciences, sits on the Budget and
Appropriations Committee and
serves as an honors ambassador to
high school students.
Moritz said he wants to see more
students get just as involved in SG.
"My main goal is to break down
the barriers for students who want
to get involved," he said.
Moritz said a common miscon-
ception about SG is that the organi-
zation should only be worried about
"It's hard to represent 48,000
students," he said, "it's not hard to
spend the money."
.ilii" nIarr., ai .ne tur owln
Progress Party presidential candidate MacKenzie Moritz steps off an RTS bus Wednesday. Moritz and
his opponents debated twice Wednesday afternoon.
And the hard part is exactly
what Moritz said he plans on doing.
Progress has based its platform on
student opinions through polls and
discussions and, if elected, it plans
on setting up satellite offices in each
college for student senators.to inter-
act with their constituents.
"I think students sometimes look
and see SG full of people in suits that
are unapproachable..." he said. "We
should represent every student, we
should involve every student and
we should benefit every student."
Moritz said he is an untraditional
"I don't have any of these block
support groups. I think students see
the corruption in SG and don't vote.
If they want to see an end to this
corruption they are going to need to
vote, and they are going to need to
Shands at AGH could soon face accreditation issues
* THE MAYOR SAYS THE
HOSPITAL NEEDS "SUBSTAN-
By IVETTE MENDEZ
Within five years, students may
find they have one fewer medical
facility they can count on, the mayor
of Gainesville said.
In a letter to Congresswoman
Corrine Brown, Mayor Pegeen
Hanrahan said "substantial renova-
tion" is needed to keep Shands at
AGH's accreditation. "I'm trying to
keep the hospital open," she stated.
However, Shands Marketing
and Public Relations spokesman
Lance Skelly said despite a Joint
Commission on Accreditation of
"I'm trying to keep the
Healthcare Facilities visit to the
area's Shands hospitals this week for
a routine inspection, he is confident
the facilities are in good shape.
"Shands at AGH passed its last
inspection three years ago, and we
fully expect to earn re-accreditation
again this year during [the commis-
sion's] routine visit," Skelly said in
an e-mail Wednesday.
But Congresswoman Corrine
Brown previously expressed con-
cern about AGH at a local event in
February and asked to be involved
in the process of overhauling the
hospital, Hanrahan said.
Shands CEO Tim Goldfarb de-
clined to comment for this article.
"We are not seeking federal aid,"
Skelly noted about the involvement
However, Hanrahan said she
feels there are issues to be ad-
dressed, noting that Brown has
mentioned holding a community
meeting about AGH.
"There is a great deal of concern
among staff and public," Hanrahan
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Adams raises awareness for UF research projects
By EMILY YEHLE
UF could help fight the war on
terrorism, support "frail elders" and
eradicate exotic pests if a whirlwind
of Washington lobbying convinced
legislators to fund research projects
Tuesday and Wednesday.
UF Vice President for University
Relations Jane Adams visited sever-
al Florida representatives this week,
including Sen. Mel Martinez, to gar-
ner support for 10 projects totaling
$41 million in federal funds for the
2006 fiscal year.
The trip was Adams' first step in
raising awareness for UF's research
priorities, after administrators chose
their Top 10 list of project priorities.
"We had two criteria: how the
project fit into the university's goal
and how it fit into the congressional
mission," Adams said.
UF officials also tried to spread
out the requests over different fed-
eral agencies, she said.
"All appropriations call for cer-
tain kinds of bills. We don't want to
get into a situation where we're com-
peting against ourselves," she said.
Three of the projects would re-
ceive funding from the Department
of Defense, and four mention the
research's tie to war or terrorism.
Two of those projects ask for $5
million each in research funding to
improve military technology and
protect infrastructure networks,
such as transpor-
tation and com-
S terrorist attacks.
q. Six' of the
-[ projects did not
last year, includ-
Martinez ing one that
would use $3.5
million to spread the use of technol-
ogy to monitor the health of elders,
For the first time, UF is also re-
questing $5 million to help complete
the construction of a laboratory that
would research proton beam cancer
treatment. The facility could give
the new treatment to 2,000 cancer
patients a year, according to UF's
report on the project.
And some legislators also were
interested in a new doctoral pro-
gram for nurses to help mitigate
the shortage of nursing faculty. UF
would work with UNF, FAMU and
FSU to spread the program and
eventually enroll more students in
baccalaureate nursing programs.
Furthermore, $10 million was
requested from the Department of
SAgriculture for T-STAR, a program
that works to find environmentally
friendly ways to eradicate and con-
tain non-native pests, such as foot-
and-mouth disease and fire ants.
These threats are "heightened by
the potential for terrorist-induced
attacks on the nation's food supply,"
according to the report. For the past
three years, the project has received
approximately $9 million annually..
Adams said meetings went well,
despite them marking her first time
lobbying in Washington. As a for-
mer Walt Disney Co. vice president
of government relations, she only
worked at the local and state level.
I "It's been very productive," she
said. "I enjoyed it."
Speaker recounts positive democratic changes in Iraq
* DAN SENOR CAME TO UF AS PART
OF JEWISH AWARENESS MONTH.
By KATE STOREY
Alligator Contributing Writer
American interference in Iraq was an
overall good move despite mistakes made
along the way, said Dan Senor, senior adviser
to Presidential Envoy L. Paul Bremer III, to a
crowd of approximately 100 on Wednesday
Senor spoke about the positive democratic
changes he witnessed in his 15 months in Iraq.
His appearance was the'second program for
Jewish Awareness Month. It was co-sponsored
by Accent, UF speakers bureau, and took place
in the Reitz Union Rion Ballroon.
"It is important to look at the good and
bad news in Iraq in context of the challenges,"
Senor said during his speech.
Senor, who is currently a spokesman for
Fox News, told stories of the suffering of the
Iraqi people and about the changes he saw
during his 15 months there.
He said his best memory from his time
in Iraq was working with the Iraqi press as
the spokesman for the Coalition Provisional
Authority. He saw the media options in Iraq
transform from having a few state-run news-
papers under Saddam Hussein's regime to 200
Senor spoke about the challenges-that still
exist. and how Americans can understand
what the Iraqis are dealing with. Two of the
challenges he focused on were the psychologi-
cal infrastructure of the Iraqis and security.
Senor drew a diverse crowd, ranging from
students interested in the current affairs in Iraq
to those interested in the Jewish
On Awareness Month agenda.
CamipUS UF political science major
and self-proclaimed "political
junkie" Joel Lombardi, 19, came
to hear Senor speak on current events as wit-
nessed from a first-person viewpoint.
"I've read about Senor in political analysis
and Web sites," Lombardi said. "I'm interested
in this topic, and I wanted to see what he had
Jewish Awareness Month Chairwoman-
Rachel Matthew, along with Accent Chairman
David Buchalter, decided on Senor for the
agenda because of his political accomplish-
ments and his Jewish faith.
"I knew I wanted someone who was good
at what they did, well known in their field and
had a strong Jewish background," Matthew
Senor, 33, spent a year at the Hebrew
University in Jerusalem and keeps kosher.
His mother is a Holocaust survivor, and he
related the current psychological conditions
of the Iraqis recovering from the horrors they
have witnessed to Holocaust survivors like his
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UF-Pepsi negotiations ensue
* PEPSI OFFERED UF A SLIGHTLY MORE
LUCRATIVE CONTRACT THAN COKE DID.
By STEPHANIE GARRY
Alligator Staff Writer
University officials did not take student taste
into account when considering whether to negoti-
ate a 10-year contract with Pepsi or Coke. UF is
close to finalizing an exclusive agreement with
Pepsi Bottling Group.
"This is a business deal," said Ed Poppell, vice
president for finance and administration. "It's not
about the personal preferences of Coke versus
Instead, university officials said they serve stu-
dent interests by seeking the highest offer possible
in their negotiations with Pepsi, which proposed a
$27 million, 10-year contract in September.
Coca-Cola Co. proposed $26 million over 10
years if UF agreed to a five year extension after
the first five years of service, according to a Sept. 27
partnership proposal. However, the total figure is
still under negotiations.
"As far as studentinput, the role of [the negotia-
tors] is to get the most amount of money with the
best prices and service that go back to the students,"
UF Business Services Division Director James
Morgan said, adding that he expects an announce-
ment about the negotiations' conclusion by April 1.
The university's Coke contract expires on Aug.
16. If Pepsi wins the contract, the university's signs,
soda fountains, scoreboards and its 600 vending
machines will be converted to Pepsi by that date.
The University of Florida Foundation, University
Athletic Association, Shands Healthcare, UF busi-
ness representatives and the university's lawyers
participated in negotiations, but no students were
involved and no measure of public opinion taken.
"I think they're very, very similar," Morgan said,
adding that each company offers a diet cola and
Pepsi offers several products that Coke does not
- including Gatorade, Dr. Pepper, Mountain Dew
and Starbucks Frappuccinos. "We haven't been able
to sell things like that before because of our exclu-
sive agreement with Coke."
Including students in the negotiations would be
difficult because of the time commitment and the
complexity of the issue, Morgan said.
Both Pepsi and Coke offered perks
Student for students in their September pro-
Life posals. Both .promised to offer sum-
mer internships to UF students. Coke
promised two summer internships
each year, while Pepsi boasted hiring 16 UF gradu-
ates since 2000.
Pepsi offered $3.8 million in scholarships and
student and faculty appreciation as a part of the
deal, but Poppell and Morgan would not say
whether scholarship awards are being considered
separately from the total sum.
If the deal is finalized, they do hope that some
of the money could qualify for State Matching Gift
Programs, where the state of Florida matches some
or all of the amount of some large donations to UE.
"We've had an outstanding partnership and
relationship with Coke," Morgan said. "Until this
Pepsi contract is finalized, that's still the modus
In addition, both companies proposed increas-
ing the number of vending machines on campus
and keeping product prices the same in the first
year of the agreement. After that, the price would
be left to market forces.
Ban may deter exchange
FOREIGN, from page 1
"may limit opportunities for
foreign individuals or -families
by eliminating sources of finan-
cial assistance that might have
otherwise been received."
Moreover, while some
Florida students could benefit
from the new need-based schol-
arships, the bill could decrease
the amount of private financial
aid funds available to residents
if universities redirect those
funds to foreign students to
allow them to continue their
None of the House or Senate
bill sponsors returned calls
seeking comment Wednesday.
Luis Suarez-Isaza, presi-
dent of UF's Volunteers for.
International Student Affairs,
or VISA, said the bill was an
unfair shot at foreign'students
that would hinder UF in at-
tracting the best and bright-
est students from around the
"If you're a bright and am-
bitious student in Germany,
you might as well go to France
instead of the United States be-
cause it won't be as expensive,
there won't be the visa hassles,
and there won't be the feeling
of 'we don't want you here,'"
Moreover, foreign graduate
students go on to perform vital
roles in this country's science
and research community, where
America is producing too few
homegrown scientists to remain
globally competitive, he said.
Maria Rodriguez, coordina-.
tor of the Florida Immigrant
Coalition, said that Florida stu-
dents' educations are enriched
when universities bring in the
most diverse base of knowledge
possible, including students
from foreign countries.
UF has approximately 2,700
international students, accord-
ing to the International Center
Web site. Currently, the site
says, "there is very little finan-
cial aid available for foreign na-
tionals to study in the U.S. Most
grants, scholarships and loans
from public and private sources
are restricted to U.S. citizens."
The text of the bill can be
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Reversal of online voting
refusal changes nothing
The Student Government Supreme Court received a slap
on the wrist from Dean of Students Gene Zdziarski
Tuesday when he invalidated its denial of the online vot-
So, the court's refusal to allow the initiative onto the ballot
was reversed. That means the initiative will be on the ballot,
Dean Gene's halfhearted rebuttal of the court's actions did
nothing but perpetuate the cycle of irresponsible actions taken
against students by SG and the administration.
This is inexcusable, and it shows clearly that the administra-
tion is unwilling to spend even a moment of their valuable time
worrying about what is best for the students.
Presidential candidates MacKenzie Moritz and Dennis
Ngin appealed the court's decision, asking that the initiative be
placed back on the ballot. It seemed only natural that if the court
were overturned, the initiative would go back on the ballot.
Sure, Dean Gene invalidated the court's denial. Good for
him he used his power as adviser to SG to take action against
an inappropriate use of the authority entrusted to the Supreme
Court by the students.
At the end of the day, however, the online voting petition still
is not on the ballot. A reversal of a decision that doesn't actually
change the outcome is worse than useless. If the effects of the
invalidated decision stand, there is no reason for the court to act
any differently in the future.
The bottom line is, the court met in secret. There's no other
way to look at it: They had a meeting to determine the fate of
an issue that students overwhelmingly support, and they didn't
tell anyone about it.
Apparently, court officials have convinced themselves that
their private meeting was not illegal because they are not bound
by Florida's Sunshine Laws.
We disagree with this wholeheartedly. They are justices
handling and adjudicating issues of public money student
money. Their constituents are entitled to be involved and to
criticize the process, in exactly the same way they are with any
other public body in Florida. They equally are entitled to appeal
for any reason that strikes them.
But if their appeals are going to be answered only with limp-
wristed chastising of those who have done wrong, students
can't be faulted for giving up and thinking, "What's the use?"
This sort of wishy-washy response to political malfeasance
sets a dangerous precedent.
Bright-eyed young SG hopefuls will see that they can break
the spirit of the law at will and receive no tangible punishment
from administrators who could care less what happens in stu-
dent politics. As long as they don't mind an Alligator article or
two about how they violated the students' trust, they'll have a
free pass to do whatever they want.
Again, students can't afford to stand by as their interests are
blatantly ignored time and time again by SG officials who only
look out for their own interests especially if we can't count on
our administrators to respond appropriately to foul play.
In the unlikely event that anyone somehow remains uncon-
vinced that the students overwhelmingly support online voting,
we propose a test. In polls run in the Alligator over the past few
years, students routinely have voted in favor of online votingby
large margins the "yes" column nearly always receiving 70
percent or more of the vote. We think this trend will continue.
Students: if you want online voting, surf over to the Opinions
section of www.alligator.org and cast your vote. It may not be
the same as having it on the electoral ballot, but it's a start.
So what's it going to.be?
"I the independent florida
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Single-party dominance a
his election reminds me of the Fall election: one party. Josh Kligler
Call me Josh the Fortuneteller, but I know the Gator Speaking Out
Party is going to win. I just. hope that, when it does,
Student Government really starts to represent the majority Samuels leaving Im
of UF students. We all are Gators, and we all should fight ing Impact, Chris
for the same things. Impact, and so on.
SG at UF is more political than all of Miami-Dade Let's do some mn
County. I have worked on several campaigns in Miami and five Liberal Arts &
have interned with Alex Penelas, the previous mayor of the Who was slated in
county, yet nothing has compared to my experiences at UF International Stude
in less than one year. American Student
I ran for Student Senate in the Fall as an independent Kappa Alpha (a BS
candidate, and I received close to 300 votes. Nonetheless, I Student Education
lost because only one party ran. This made it nearly impos- BSU (and member
sible for any independents to win. I also went before the tioning these candi
Replacement & Agenda Committee twice this semester try- the methods used o
ing to get an open seat and failed both times. Additionally, on the Gator ticket
I have applied for four assistant directorships and have not with Impact. Did I
received one. SG needs to ha'
However, the most recent event affected me the most: I Perhaps they shou
was led to believe that I would receive a seat on the Gator students do not hav
Party ticket, but I did not. source of informati
How? It was mine I earned it. My hard work and de- great journalism sc
termination paid off, as it should have for any student. hours for senators i
I was not slated because two hours before slating ended bling should also be
there was a mass exodus of candidates from one party to office. Have senator
another, of their precious tir
This is when I realized that, unless you are Greek or a are interested. Can
minority, you do not have much hope. That's just the way So what have r
it is. Both my Cuban-Jewish girlfriend and my Greek best tience gotten me? T
friend agree: If you can point out one person in Student my desk and some
Senate or the executive office who does not meet these cri- business cards; thes
teria, we will point out someone who has a relative in Alpha one wants the num
Epsilon Pi Fraternity. viduals on campus,
Most recently, the Black Student Union president said Josh Kligler is an
the organization is not political. That is BS. If BSU is not po- -Arts & Sciences.
litical, why do they have representatives in only one party?
live and well
It doesn't add up. We are at UF, not
FSU we can add. BSU + politics =
Diane Kassim leaving Impact, Andre
Impact, Impact's treasurer candidate leav-
Leak (though I still love you) leaving
nore math. I tried to slate for one of the
c Sciences seats with the Gator Party.
stead? The president of Volunteers for
nt Affairs, the vice president of Cuban
Association, the treasurer of Alpha
U officer), the historian of the Minority
Guild, and a Greek Affairs co-director of
of Alpha Kappa Alpha). I am not ques-
dates' qualifications. I am questioning
r the deals made to get these candidates
when almost all already tried to slate
mention that it is "not political?"
ve a better public relations committee.
ld have a publication of their own so
ve to rely on the Alligator as their only
on. They can start a program with our
school. I think the discussion of office
is a plus if it's implemented. Maybe ta-
e set up for the Senate and the executive
s sit outside and donate an hour a week
ne to discuss issues with students who
any harm come from that?
ny determination, hard work and pa-
hey got me a stack of business cards on
screen names. But these are not just any
e are the cards of people in office. If any-
bers or e-mails of such prestigious indi-
just let me know at email@example.com.
economics junior in the College of Liberal
The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.
Today's question: Do you support
Wednesday's question: Should'
SG have been included in the
process that chose its overseers?
Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org
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Letters to the Editor
Alligator sets priorities on wrong issues
Editor: As seniors, we have witnessed
the downward spiral of the Alligator. You-
have gone from a reasonable school paper
to toilet paper. In Monday's issue, every ar-
ticle was about the Kentucky game or Student
Government elections. I'm sure there was
some event in the world more important than
the Kentucky game. I'm as happy as anyone
about UF's victory, but I don't need to hear it
in four articles and a cartoon. And no one cares
enough about SG to warrant nine pieces. Did
you not notice the depreciation of the dollar or
the war in the Middle East? Or can you simply
not afford an Associated Press article? It's a big
world, Alligator acknowledge it.
Brock Adams and Matt Canini
Shady deals in SG needed to be revealed
Editor. I applaud Bridget Carey's ar-
ticle "Name war deliberate" from Tuesday's
For too long, there has been a. code of si-
lence about the back-door deals that are pres-
ent at all levels of the Student Government
As someone who has fought for average
student representation in all facets of SG, it
feels good to know that the Alligator is look-
ing out for the people who want to have a fair
shot at properly utilizing the A&S fees that
should belong to all students, not only to those
who align themselves with one organization
Give credit where it's due for democracy
Editor: I know that taking credit for things
you had nothing to do with is common in poli-
tics, but Bush taking credit for the spread of
democracy in the Middle East is absurd.
Palestinians only voted Mahmoud Abbas
into office because Yasser Arafat had died two
months earlier. Unless Bush was responsible
for Arafat's death, he cannot take credit. The
Lebanese are pushing for democracy and
freedom from Syria because someone, from
Syria decided to kill Rafik Hariri, a pro-inde-
pendence former Prime Minister of Lebanon.
Again, if Bush had anything to do with the
assassination he might be able to take credit.
Throughout our country's history, we've sup-
ported the Saudi family's stranglehold on
their country. Given the Bush family's close
ties with the Saudis, W's policies have been no
different. So how can Bush take credit for the
elections that have taken place there since last
November when we have pushed so much
harder elsewhere for democracy and gotten
nothing? I fail to see the cause and effect. Iraq
is the only democracy Bush can take credit for,
but at what cost? More than $200 billion has
been spent and more than 1,500 American sol-
diers are dead with no end in sight.
Democrats made the mistake of letting
Republicans claim that Reagan won the Cold
War. We cannot allow the same thing to hap-
pen again. Not only is it factually wrong, but it
denigrates the brave actions of Arabs actually
fighting for their right to vote.
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Candidates go negative in n4ll
rally for student support ,k atOo
DEBATE, from page 1
Republicans, was held at the
Reitz Union Amphitheater. And
. while the afternoon was chilly,
:he .debate questions some pre-
appro.. ed and some a surprise
- kept the candidates fired up.
What inspired Ml'ritz to seek
the presidency was, "a lot of
shady deal-making going on,"
he said, adding that Ngin.and
former Impact member Andre
Samuels met with him to see if
Progress would drop out and
But Ngin said the meeting
was more to talk about work-
ing together rather than seeking
On the issue of publicity,
Goldberg. said his competitors
have used negative tactics to
discourage voters by telling stu-
dents "the worst things" about
Student Government and that
those things were not true. He
added that recent news coverage
was not fair to him.
The issue of online voting for
future SG elections was some-
tlin all calndid.iates iere- in favor
,I-t i ith Goldberg a- the only one
-tr>':.sing h-e \wa- not satisfied" -
'. ith the prorami n s. seurit'
li cutled _.ecUiiitV issues as
the reason why he never worked
to pass it while Student Senate
Ngin said he recently sided
with the UF administration in re-
quiring student organizations to
receive UF approval before con-
ducting fundraisers in order for
groups to avoid "the hustle and
hassle for breaking the rules."
Candidates pointed out SG's
weaknesses, and Ngin said it was
accountability for getting work
Goldberg spoke about the
need to provide more improve-
ments that directly .affect stu-
dents' lives. Moritz said: more
vote for SG to be
"It's a lot of
and not a lot
during the law school debate
touched onr drinking on campus
and a perceived lack of conserva-
tive professors at UF. The three
agreed that resumes and quali-
fications are the only things that
should be examined when hiring
faculty not political affilia-
Ngin said he would like pro-
fessors to announce their politi-
cal affiliation in classes where it
might be relevant .a common
courtesy to student .
All three candidates. spoke out
against making UF a dry campus
in response to an administrative
review of UF's alcohol policies,
although no administrator has
publicly reported plans to make
UF a dry campus.
Ngin noted UF administrators
have yet to make a decision on
the alcohol issue.
Culture barrier hampers efforts
MISSING, from page 1
hours a day, seven days a week,"
serving as the liaison between
the four students and local au-
"It's a true disappearance;
it's really a mystery."
Dobbins' friend and classmate
Nienaber is accompanied
by UF exchange students Trent
Battye, Derryn Pagan and Imogen
Nells, according to a report sent
via e-mail by the foursome. They
.ave Dobbins' credit cards, pass-
port, travel documents, money,
an airline ticket and luggage, ac-
cording to the report.
The only items Dobbins had
in his possession at the time of
his disappearance from a beach
Friday were the clothes he was
wearing -a blue-and-pink
striped polo shirt, green khaki
shorts, flip-flops and a small
amount of local currency.
Reports state the group real-
ized there was a problem when
Dobbins did not arrive by a 10
a.m. meeting time for the group
to return rental vehicles.
The group began its initial
search combing the beaches
and talking to locals-and police,
including a local man named
Rollando, who stated he saw
Brendan around 7 a.m. walking
alone, a report stated.
"It is definitely out of char-
acter for Brendan," the group's
report stated about Dobbins not
contacting his group after miss-
ing the agreed-upon meeting
Nienaber said the language
and culture barrier has hampered
their search efforts.
The Spring Break vacation
had been going exception-
ally smoothly, Nienaber said, and
there had been no altercations or
rur-ins during the week.
He said the group was busy
surfing, touring and enjoying the
"It's a true disappearance,
really a mystery," Nieri:b-r.:iu,..
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If Thornton Wilder W- :.
were alive today, he
might be.intrigued g
by the reality
TV craze that's swept over
America. His 1938 Pulitzer- .
Prize-winning play, "Our Town,"
now playing at the Hippodrome
State Theatre, almost is like a
distant ancestor of a reality TV
Set in the small rural town
of Grover's Corner, N.H., "Our
Town" follows the lives of two
families, the Gibbs and the
Webbs. Grover's Corner is
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Video Rodeo, located at 1119 W University Ave., opened its doors in December. The independent store stocks shelves of lesser-
known movies for patrons to peruse.
BY BRAD ROSENBERG
Avenue Contributing Writer
The selection at Video Rodeo, G.inesi-v ille- nr. e..t ider rental
outlet, might resemble the Wild \\e-t for mnot .mc'nerica consum-
The movies venture into the c.inm.. nluni Lincharted territorie- of
the cinematic realm: foreign filn-ms ikr Suicide Club -urt L.L-t
productions like "Eraserhead" and lon.r-fo.rgoittn orkl li.ke tihe
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Video Rodeo's creators are
looking to make an alternative l'd rather su.ppOrt
to corp':ratt ', idcu:. t.-.e ,:hatin viieo store with 0 m~
Roger Beebe, a UF hilm pro-
fessor, opened the store in December because he
saw a great cultural void in Gainl-'- il!c
ie ,. place I've lived at .- an adult ha. iuid inr!ic t, pe itf alt. i-
native video -trie he h ai li.n I .;crt here i -;. tier ax. t
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gether only by happenstance iand a !.l' e of cineni t!lh tiur I. .catd
a space for rent on 1119 W University Ave. and assembled the hall
of alternative movies.
Beebe fronted $17,000 to get Video Rodeo off the ground, and he
has yet to make a profit, but th.e inlphji i- said that the pri.i.cit has
been worth the cost.
He iIenjii, ri.iinia.gin tihr.':i1Zil the 25.Sii -Iomt-odci i tape- and
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"You shouldn't be afraid to come in here if you don t like
Ingmar Bergman," he says.
10, ALLIGATOR i THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2005
Concerts to fill Phillips
The American Bandmasters Association,
a group noted for offering its exclusive
membership to only the finest wind band
directors in the world, held the first concert
of its 715t annual convention Wednesday at
the Curtis M. Phillips Center for Performing
The concert began at 7:30 p.m. and fea-
tured the UF Wind Symphony conducted
by David Waybright with special guest art-
ists Karl Leister, principal clarinetist of the
Berlin Philharmonic, and the popular brass
ensemble The Boston Brass.
"ABA conventions are truly gala occa-
sions, combining glittering social events, sig-
nificant professional gatherings and superb
band music performances," Waybright said.
The concert also included the world pre-
miere performance of "Backwater Catfish,"
a new composition by Pulitzer Prize nomi-
nee and UF music faculty member Paul
Wednesday's was the first of a four-con-
cert series ending on Sunday.
All events in the series are free and open
to the public, but tickets are required.
And while Wednesday's opening pro-
duction was described as especially fantastic,
Waybright is thrilled about all four concerts.
"This town literally will be filled with
the sounds of trumpets and trombones,
woodwind instruments and horns of all
kinds playing the music of revered compos-
ers like Francis Scott Key, George Gershwin,
Johann Sebastian Bach, Gustav Hoist, Sergei
Rachmaninoff and John Phillip Sousa," he
Friday's concert promises a rousing and
patriotic concert by the United States Army
Field Band at the Phillips Center.
Saturday's concert will feature The
Winthrope Olde English Wind Ensemble
at the University Auditorium instead of the
Leister and the Boston Brass also will
conduct free master classes, which are open
to the public.
For more information on indi-
vidual concerts, please go to http://
Sisters open for McCain
ou might remember Edwin
McCain's one-hit wonder, "I'll
Be.'' from the late 90s, but chanc-
es are the opening act for his upcoming
Gaines\ille show won't ring a bell
The Pierces, a singing sister duo, will
open for McCain Fndav night at Common
Grounds, and although their name is new
to most, their sound is fresh and worthy of
Allison Pierce, the brunette piece ot the
pair, described their music as "pop folk
with some southern roots."
Though Allison and her blonder sister,
Cathenne, grew up in Birmingham. Ala..
their musical influences were less country
and more classic pop. such as The Beatles
and Simon and Garfunkel.
The Pierces just returned from Europe
on tour tor Light of the Moon," released
Jan. 25 In 2000, their self-titled debut CD
flopped, but a-ter a change in manage-
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is much better.
"It's had a lot more momentum than
the last record.,' Alison said.
All of the tracks on both albums were
written by the duo, some in collaboration
with their producer
'Light of the Moon" features a few
classically depressing love songs, but
Allison said the main inspiration for the
album was the Pierces' new home New
"It's very e e~-opemng. It makes rou re-
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even more amazing in concert
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his 2004 release, "Scream and W-hisper,"
and his better-known 90s single
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when y'ou were watching "Dawson's
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March to May to bring piano rock to The Shamrock
By NATHANIEL DEAS
I remember my freshman year.
Between illegally downloading
music in the dorm Ethernet con-
nection, classes and gawking at
random females, there wasn't
a great deal of time to focus on
much of anything.
But for the four members of
March to May, things are a little
Originally based out of Winter
Park, the members of March to
May have stayed busy during
their first year at UF by writing
songs, playing live shows almost
every other week and recording
an ambitious self-titled CD.
"It is a six-song EP with our
ideas about the world," lead
singer and piano player Michael
Boynton explained. "Not in a
weird emo-obsessive perspec-
tive, but what you see in your life
but don't acknowledge."
Along with Jesse Jackson,
Doris Delay and Doctor Odd,
March to May will be playing
Shamrock Saturday night for the
official album release party.
"We've put a lot of thought
and time into the recording,"
Photo courtesy of March to May
Members of March to May are making the most of their relocation to UF by working on a six-song EP. The
band will play Saturday at The Shamrock.
members of the band said via
e-mail. "In general, if you enjoy
music, you will enjoy our EP. We
want more than that though, we
want people to listen to it, ana-
lyze it and figure out the mean-
ing of what we have produced."
Bassist Carl Nyburg described
the recording process.
"It was a great bonding time
for the most part," he said, "ex-
cept for when Michael yelled
at us and kicked us out of the
Guitar player Mike Pensky
added that the EP, which was
recorded at Wade Studios, took
a lot of time and effort to com-
"We gave up a lot of sleep for
it," he said.
Influenced by Coldplay,
Radiohead and Death Cab for
Cutie, the band strives to sepa-
rate themselves from other local
bands and features an original,
"We would-like to make music
that people will truly appreciate
for many years to come," drum-
mer Aubrey Way said.
Based out of Miami, Jesse
Jackson offers an up-tempo folk,
blues and jazz sound, while
Doctor Odd is a three-man local
unit specializing in pop rock.
Doris Delay comes from Orlando
showcasing fun and catchy indie
Saturday's show at The
Shamrock will. provide an inti-
mate venue for the upbeat acts.
The doors open at 9:30 p.m.
with music starting at 10. Cover
is $5. Copies of March to May's-
CD will be available for $5. For
more information about the band,
check out the band's Web site at
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But, if you insist on being a gentleman, there
is certain hook up etiquette you can follow.
Instead of employing the "get off and get out" method, try
what I like to call "rinse, lather and repeat."
Take a shower together after you've finished bumping and
grinding. It doesn't require much talking, and it usually ends
up being more dirty than clean. And by then she should be so
exhausted that she won't notice you making a break for it, right?
Towel off, say your goodbyes and head for
the door (or the window, whichever- is closer).
When she's at your place, don't offer her a T-shirt or any
other article of your clothing that could be confused for
pajamas. Be sure to keep mentioning what a busy day you
have ahead of you (do this before
you take you clothes off, prefer-
ably much earlier in the evening).
If she doesn't get the hint, flat out
tell her to feave. However, do this
only if you wish to never speak to
and/or hook up with her again.
What's so bad about staying the
night, anyway? Alarm clocks have
nothing on A.M. action. You get
morning wood for a reason.
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First of all, you're not a horrible person (just a little
So what if your man's meat is more like a cocktail
weenie than a.foot-long? They taste just as delicious. (es-
pecially when wrapped up like adorable sleeping pigs).
The truth is, size doesn't matter to everyone (and no,
I'm not just saying that to keep the not-so-well-endowed
guys from jumping off buildings).
Just like penises vary greatly in size,-so do vaginas.
Some women can only accommodate something on the
smaller size, while others need something bigger to feel
fulfilled. And then, there are plenty ladies happy to get
whatever.comes their way (cough, cough).
Plus, only the first few inches of the vagina
are filled with nerve endings, so a four inch pe-
nis doesn't feel that much different than an eight
inch one (that is, until it impales your uterus).
My advice? You can ditch this dude and embark on a
search for the mythical 12-inch crotch rocket that will
launch you into orgasmic orbit. Or, you can take a stroll
through a few locker rooms and realize all the gigantic
gents you see in pors are genetic freaks.
So, stop counting inches (or centimeters) and start count-
ing your-blessings. Someone to do the nasty with? Check.
A good physical connection with said person? Check.
SBesides, the penis is a distant third to a man's most valu-
able sex organs: the tongue and fingers.
Pickled Fish wants clubbers to try dancing to a new beat
By JUNE CAPPIELLO
Pickled Fish says their rock sound
- influenced by the 70s, tinged with a little
funk and infused with a Latino style that
is "danceable" is the answer for college
students who are sick of going to the same
old dance clubs and are looking for some-
Club-goers can be part of the local scene
without being completely shell-shocked at
their first show dancing is welcome at
Pickled Fish performances.
"We get a lot of 'club people' that don't
go to most shows," lead singer and guitar-
ist Carlos Baez said. "But we go to clubs,
Pickled Fish will be playing at Sidebar at
10:30 p.m. Friday with Fick and The Love
Drags. The cover charge is $5.
The band is Baez and his brother Javier
Baez, who plays the drums, and bass player
The three got together in the fall of 2002
when the Baez brothers, after moving to the
United States from Nicaragua to attend col-
lege, decided to start a band.
Arenas was the first to reply to a flier,
and thus Pickled Fish was born.
The band is named after Javier Baez's
MSN Messenger handle, which was
taken from. Pearl Jam drummer Dave
Abbbruzzese's pen name.
Pickled Fish, like their, quirky band
name, has an unusual approach to their
Carlos Baez said when the band head-
lines, they usually play between the first
and. second opening acts instead of play-
ing last. They play in the middle because
Arenas has to drive home to Tampa, where
he currently resides, Carlos Baez said.
The Colimbian bassist transferred to
USF from Santa Fe to study music, and he
is currently in five bands.for his school.
Javier Baez is also planning to transfer
to USF, which will make booking shows
difficult 'for a band that only plays in
Lucky for them, such a move should not
deter the band or cause any conflicts.
"We're brothers, we have to get along,"
Javier Baez said. "We can fight and not
have the tension."
SBut regardless of when they play, the
band's objective is always to have a good
S"Every time we play," Javier Baez said.
12, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2005
Local music stores offer alternative to mainstream
By COLIN MCCANDLESS
Tired of disposable, flavor-of-the-month,
mainstream bands promoted by corporate-
chain music stores? Filter the Clear Channel
pool, because Gainesville is home to great,
locally owned and operated record shops
offering a diversity of titles and genres from
the familiar to the obscure. The independent-
run venues listed below even carry vinyl, not
something you'll find at Best Buy or Circuit
HYDE & ZEKE: A Gainesville institution, Hyde
and Zekes first opened its doors in 1977.
Owner Charlie Scales' selection of used vinyl
records is so vast he can't even display them
all on the shelves. They offer every type of
music and feature an excellent selection of lo-
cal bands. They buy, sell and trade music, but
they also buy and sell guitars and turntables.
They even carry 8-tracks.
H&Z is a ticket outlet for shows at the
Common Grounds, Eddie C's and other com-
munity music venues. They occasionally hold
all-ages shows inside the store, and Scales said
he plans on hosting more all-ages performanc-
es soon, so younger kids have a place in town
to watch music.
Hyde & Zeke is situated at 402 NW 10th
St. off North Main Street with ample parking,
away from traffic. Their hours are 11 a.m. to
6 p.m. every day except Fridays, 11 a.m. to 7
p.m., and Sundays, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Call 376-
1687 for more information.
NO FUTURE RECORDS: No Future Records,
started by Gainesville native Alex Leon in
January of 2004, offers indie rock, hip-hop
and punk on vinyl and CDs. NFR features
independent releases, including everything
from local bands to Modest Mouse. NFR also
serves as a ticket outlet for Common Grounds
and has held two in-store acoustic shows. Last
October, NFR helped sponsor The Fest, a huge
three-day punk/indie music festival present-
ed in Gainesville entertainment venues.
No Future Records is situated at 107 N
Main St. across from The Top. Just look for the
futuristic mural of the red robot and giant eye-
ball attacking each other with broken records.
Store hours are Monday through Saturday
from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m., or call 373-9669 or e-
SMOKE: Smoke, part of the Gainesville inde-
pendent music scene for nine years, features
the biggest selection of electronic music and
equipment in town, including drums, bass
and breaks. Three local DJs work at Smoke, so
come talk to the experts.
They sell tickets for upcoming shows at the
Common Grounds, the Market Street Pub and
the Ultra Music Festival, the largest gathering
of DJs in the country.
Smoke is situated at 1007 W University
Ave. Hours are Monday through Thursday
11 a.m. to 3 a.m., Friday and Saturday they're
open 24 hours and Sunday it's 11 a.m. to mid-
night. Call 379-7670 for more information.
WAYWARD COUNCIL: The Wayward Counil,
a non-profit, volunteer-run record store, just
celebrated its fifth anniversary in Gainesville.
They sell new and used punk, hardcore, hip-
hop and pop acts on vinyl and CD. Prices here
a bargain. Their focus is carrying artists from
independent labels such as Gainesville's No
Idea Records. The WC hosts not-for-profit
benefit shows in their store to support differ-
ent people in the community, and the back
serves as practice space for area musicians.
The WC is open Tuesday through Sunday
noon to 8 p.m. They are situated at 807 W
University Ave. Call 335-0800 or visit their
Web site at http://www.members.trip.com
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NESkimos, Select Start to groove with game tunes
By CHAD SMITH
Remember when video games were com-
prised of one-dimensional, pixilated charac-
ters and settings? Remember when you had to
blow into a cartridge to get the game to start?
Remember when all the theme music came
from a synthesizer? These bands do.
Tonight the NESkimos and Select Start will
turn The Shamrock into a 1980s living room,
playing themes from classic Nintendo games.
You name it, if you can remember it, and
you'll probably hear it from Mega Man II
The NESkimos, hailing from St.
Augustine, have a guitar-driven sound.
Guitarist Dan "Wily" Henuber had been ex-
perimenting with game themes for a few years
before he heard a Japanese metal band playing
songs from the game Castlevania.
"I freaked," says Henuber. "I immediately
went into action and talked the rest of the guys
into it. It took some beer, but not that much."'
- At nearly the polar opposite of Nintendo
theme-covering bands sits Gainesville's
Select Start a cellist, two violinist, a
keyboardist, a guitarist, and a flautist.
Their classical arrangement presents sev-
eral obstacles. Classical instruments demand
a great deal of talent, which isn't much of a
problem for the members of Select Start.
It also is hard to get self-proclaimed "gam-
ing nerds" together to do much else than
talk about video games, as guitarist David
Yasensky explains, "Our first sessions were
horrible; we spent most of our time discussing
how wonderful Final Fantasy IV was."
The market of bands playing Nintendo
theme songs may be small or hardly exis-
tent. But that means little to these bands who
simply love video games and music.
The NESkimos have achieved some success,
playing on the MTV Video Game Countdown,
but mainstream fame is not their objective.
Nor is it for Select Start, which Yasensky called
If you long for the days when memory
cards were science fiction and you shot at fly-
ing ducks instead of police officers, you won't
want to miss this show.
The Shamrock is located at 1017 W
University Ave. For more information on
the bands visit www.neskimos.com or
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'Our Town' evokes nostalgia, stays true to author
By ANGIE DE ANGELIS playing at the Hippodrome State where everyone knows everyone as they fall in love, marry and learn treasured. With its profoundly mov-
Avenue Writer Theatre, almost is like a distant ances- else. It's the kind of place where some of life's lessons. Because it was ing performance, the Hippodrome's
tor of a reality TV show. women sing in the church choir and first produced in 1938, "Our Town" version of the classic drama stays true
If Thornton Wilder were alive Set in the small rural town of gossip about the town drunkard, has been a classic of American drama. to the author's original work.
today, he might be intrigued by the Grover's Corer, N.H., "Our Town" "Our Town" focuses on the lives of "Our Town" takes the normally trivi- "Our Town" runs until March 20
reality TV craze that's swept over follows the lives of two families, Emily Webb, played by Lara Briney, al events of human life and makes the at the Hippodrome State Theatre,
America. His 1938 Pulitzer-Prize- the Gibbs and the Webbs. Grover's and George Gibbs, played by Justin audience realize in life even the most located-at 25 SE Second Place. For
winning play, "Our Town," now Comer is the type of small town Tolley. The play follows the couple insignificant moments should be- tickets call 375-HIPP.
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THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2005 U ALLIGATOR, 15
UF alumnus creates buzz with new 'Alien' cartoon
By ARLYN HERNANDEZ
Cary Silver never imagined his
inte spent at UF as a theater major
01 )ears ago would transition him
to sunny California, not as an actor
but rather a producer of cartoons.
The 42-year-old Californian gradu-
ated from UF in 1985. During his
time at the university, he fancied
himself a thespian, acting in sev-
eral musicals around town. After -a
short-lived trip to Miami to pursue
an acting career, Silver took a drive
in the summer of '86 to the West
Coast to find a job. Little did he
know that soon after this move,
his acting career \ would come to an
abrupt stop, and a new door in ani-
mation would open.
"I fell in love with animation,"
Silver said. "I just liked the whole
buzz about it."
More than a decade and dozens
of animation projects later, he is
working as producer on the new
cartoon "Pet Alien" for Cartoon
Network. The cartoon, which first
aired Jan. 23 at 10 a.m., was broad-
cast all over the world, including
France and the United Kingdom.
"It's a lot of hard work, but I
have fun," he said. "I have the best
job in the world."
Japanese Mediterranean Mexican Pizza Vegetarian
- SW 35th Blvd. (Butler Plaza
: to Publix). Enjoy Authentic
mnese food in a Casual &
ifortable environment. Our
;nsive SUSHI BAR provides
best portions in town. All
iu made-to-order. Try our new
lu with new rolls, appetizers,
th specials, & unique rice
:es. Open every day 11:30am-
m. To Go orders available on
thing. 335-3030. Delivery
Able through Gatorfood.com
ah's On the Avenue
,esville's Premiere Hookah
nge! One of Farah's best
len treasures are its hookah
icco pipes also known
Argilleh, these flavorful,
natic concoctions of taste
smell offer a relaxing
)d either before, after, or
iaps even while dining at
ih's. We use only the finest
Id of premium hookah
1icco and natural charcoal,
sorted directly from the
literranean Gulf. For your
ng pleasure we offer meze,
litional small plates of food,
such as hummus, kibbie, falafel,
spinach & artichoke dip, baba
ghanoush, and kifta. Famous
for our wings, gyros, burgers
and steaks. Large vegetarian
selection. All service in a casual
atmosphere. Saturday nights
BELLY DANCING beginning at
8pm: 1120W. Univ. Ave. 378-5179.
1011 W. University. Ave.
11-10 Mon-Sun 336-5323. We
have the best Falafel, Tabouli,
Hummus, Baba, Grape Leaves
& Gyros-beef or chicken. Fresh
smoothie bar & Baklava. Pita
Bread Bakery at 2401 SW
13th St., 372-4995. We sell
hookahs, parts, charcoals,
fine tobacco, and halal meat.
Serving Gainesville since 1976.
Made to order, made from scratch
Many vegetarian & vegan items
available. Open 7 days, 11am-
10pm. 16 NW 13th St. 378-5948.
You've had the rest, now try the
BEST Mexican food in Gainesville.
We have great fajitas & vegetarian
cuisine. Loved by Gators past
and present since 1990. Best
homemade salsa in town. Open
7 days a week for lunch and
dinner. 1723 SW 13th St. Take out
and catering available 376-6989.
Catering Gainesville for 16 years
now! Come and enjoy authentic
Mexican food at reasonable
prices. Try one of our fajita
entrees or choose from several
vegetarian selections. Also try
our special grilled pork chops
with black beans and rice. Don't
forget about our tasty margaritas
on special Mon-Thurs at $2.25 &
2-4-1 Mich Lite & Bud Lite drafts,
$1.95 Mon & Tues. Locatedbehind
Red Lobster across from Oaks
Mall. *Carry out also available*
332-0878. Closed Sunday.
Casino's Pizza & Subs
Try Us, You'll Love- Us!
Try Us, You'll Love Us!
Try Us, You'll Love Us.!
Try Us, You'll Love Us!
Specialty pizzas, subs, calzones,
salads, stromboli, desserts,
wings, and sides. Large 1-topping
delivered! $6.99 everyday! Try
our carryout special! 1-toplping
pizza, everyday! Small $2.99,
Medium $4.99, Large. $5.99.
Call Us, You'll Love Us!
372-4848 1710 SW 13th St.
Open from 10am-4am.
Pizza legend since 1973. Whole
pizzas & slices. Open 7 days a
week 9am 11pm Sun-Thurs.
Fri & Sat till 12am. Call ahead
for pickup 375-2007. For delivery
call 379-FOOD. Located next
to Bistro 1245. Leo's Cafe open
daily 9am. Flavored coffees,
espressos & fresh baked pastries.
Take a trip to
1974, we've been dishing out
high-quality ingredients in all of
our specialty pizzas, monumental
hoagies, and scrumptious salads.
And yes,. we deliver. 1209 W.
University Ave. 367-0012.
Book Lover's Cafe
Vegetarian and Vegan cuisine
prepared with all natural
ingredients. Organic food,
smoothies and juices. Amex/
Visa/ATM. 10am-9pm 505 NW
Delicious traditional Vietriamese
cuisine with popular Asian
favorites as well. Pho, Bahn-
Cuon, Bahn Xeo, Banh Tom Ha-
Noi. Enjoy great food at great
prices. Big new room! Family
owned restaurant. Next to
Holiday Inn downtown. Dine in
or take out. Catering available.
Mon-Sat 10:30am-9:30pm, Sun
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16;ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, MARCH 10,'2005 -
Novelists' cloning stories hardly mirror images
T e modern day Mary Shelleys are coming down from
Last month, the .British government gave lan
Wilmut, the creator of Dolly the cloned sheep, the nod to do
what'Americans are going to argue over for some time to
come: the cloning of human stem cells.
In the next month, two books in which writers start grap-
pling with the social and moral questions raised with work
like Wilmut's will hit the shelves.
British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro's long-awaited book
"Never Let Me Go" will be released the first week of April
and Kevin Guilfoile's "Cast of Shadows" arrived in local
stores last week.
Ishiguro, author of "The Remains of the Day," sets his
story in the late 1990s from the point of view of 31-year-old.
Kathy H. None of Ishiguro's characters have last names
- playing into their intentional incompleteness.
Through a narrative that serves as part romance and part
the tale of reconciliation of childhood friends, Kathy de-
scribes her childhood in a "student" home called Hailsham.
Hailsham seems like an orphanage with a dark secret.
Only Ishiguro's characters are not your "Oliver Twist"
orphans living downtrodden lives fighting for a chance to
overcome the hand fate dealt them.
Kathy and her friends are clones
living sheltered lives existing for the
purpose of growing up to become
transplant organ donors. Those
would be donors of vital organs.
Cher Phillips Ishiguro.creates a world in which
Off the Press cancer is fully curable and the result
firstname.lastname@example.org is quietly horrific.
I read the flap. and the advance
from the publisher. I was entirely
cognizant of these characters' fates. Yet as I read the last
chapters, I couldn't shake this Chuck-Heston-screaming-
"Soylent-Green-is-people" feeling in the pit of my stom-
If "Never Let Me Go" has a fault it would be the initial
pace is excruciatingly slow. Be forewarned. This is entirely
"Cast of Shadows" is faster paced, pokes a stick at many
of the same questions that "Never Let Me Go" does but is
an entirely different kind of novel. Guilfoile's book hosts
a myriad of characters playing.God against the backdrop
of a mystery. Leave it -to an American novel to toss these
questions around with a serial killer running around in the
Davis Moore clones embryos for infertile couples. Moore
takes on the role of God when his teenage daughter Anna
Kat is murdered. He discovers evidence of the killer's DNA
returned to him in her personal effects. The teaser for this
one is: "How far would you go to look into the face of your
The answer is Moore will go unbelievably far.
While laws prevent him from cloning his daughter and
reason prevails in his recognition that Anna Kat's clone
wouldn't be the daughter he lost, Moore decides to clone
the killer so he can see what his daughter's murderer looks
While "Cast of Shadows" strengths are in it's plotting
and pacing, it didn't resonate in my mind like "Never Let
Me Go" has, coming back and bothering me when I am
walking to class or driving home like a really good book
I can see "Cast of Shadows" as perfect in paperback by
the pool. "Never Let Me Go" will release in March interna-
tionally, but you'll have to wait until April in the U.S. Look
forward to it.
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SBUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND
THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2005
ONE IN A MILLION!!!
Roommate matching 3/3 from only $429
FREE Cable w/ HBO & SHOWTIME*Alarm
Gated*24hr gym* tan FREE*Close to UF
Leasing for NOW& FALL*377-2777
Super Clean Studio
Walk to Shands-
Long & short term lease
Now as low as $355 monthly
inc all utilities ph 336-9836
HAVE IT ALL AT THE LANDINGSII
Fully furnished 3 and 4 bdrm apartment
homes. All utilities, 24 hr Gym, Free Tanning
as low as $480/bdrm
SPRING & SUMMER SPECIALS
Roommate Matching Avail. 336-3838.
*** SORORITY ROW AREA ***
Experience the luxury at Windsor Hall.
Located 2 blocks to UF. Beautiful single &
double suites available. Starting at $400/mo
includes everything gym, pool, DSL, elec-
tric, etc. 337-9255 or www.windsorhall.com
1BR & 2BR Huge floor plan. Private patio,
park at your door. Oasis 377-3149 Furn Avail
3436 SW 42nd Ave & 34th St. $500 & $600/
*Incredible Deal 1/1 in 4/4*
with: intemet & cable & elec & water
walking closets, full bath, wash/dry
pool view, gym, FULL furnish
Call for more info 352-258-3542 3-31-46-1
Just Bring Your Clothes!
Furnished 2 & 3 bedrooms from $875
/--,,JLuxury living with all the perks!
Includes cable, utility packages avail
All we need is you! 372-8100
DUPLEX Efficiency -Tower & Archer Rd.
1BR, BA & kitchen, appliances, Dish
Network, covered patio, picnic area, utils
included. $425/mo $100 sec dep. 352-372-
1 room in 2BR downtown apt Newly re-
modeled. Quiet neighborhood. I. Shands
UF & Library. $350/mo Month to month or
longer lease okay. Pets okay. Call 262-1351
1BR cottage in B&B district $550/mo. Walk
to downtown, bike to UF/Shands. Wood
floors. 1st/last + $330 sec dep. Avail April
1st 377-7681 3-15-5-1
for 3/2 in furnished feng-shui house in NW
area. $380/mo. Close to UF & SFCC wl#8
bus stop. 386-795-5888 3-15-5-1
COUNTRYSIDE 4BR/4BA .$425 util, cable,
dsl incl. On bus rts 9 & 35. Individual leases.
Call 407-620-1555 3-29-15-1
HUGE AFFORDABLE 1, 2 & 3BR
Spiral Staircase Skylight
Pool 2 Tennis Cts
Indvl lease & Utility Pack
Now and Fall 377-7401 4-20-31-1
( For Rent
GATOR PLACE APTS 3600 SW 23 St. 2BR/
1 BA W/D is optional. Park in front of your apt.
Pet play park. 2 mi to VA/Shands. $525/mo
*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS OF -GREEN
SPACE. Rustic 1BR apt. $325/mo.
*1BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901. 4-20-71-2
Walk to UF, Studios and 1BR's
From $499. Free parking
Open Weekends 371-7777
$89 1st month's rent
Need a Rental Home or Condo?
CALL THE BEST
WatsonRealtyGCrp :Li.i .'.'
Property Mgmt/Rentals 352-335-0440
Full Service Sales 352-377-8899
CAN'T FIND PARKING? BUS FULL?
Studios & 1/1s from $459 at UF
Pool *We Pay Most Utilities Pets OK
Residents get FREE parkirig...guaranteed
You can't live any closer! 372-7111
QUALITY YOU CAN AFFORD!
* Avail NOW or AUGUST!
0 1BR $530/2BR $580/3BR $735
* HUGE floor plans! 2 Pools!
* Pets Welcome! ** 335-7275
*LUXURY 3/3 DOWNTOWN*
Hurry while they last
Only 8 left! W/D, pets OK
*Some furnished avail*
**Walk or Bike to Campus **
1-1 $460/mo*02-1 $520/mo
1 & 2BR apts. convenient to shopping, bus
line, and just a few miles from UF. Located
off SW 20th Ave. $410 $515, incl water,
sewer, pest control & garbage. Sorry no pets
allowed. Call 335-7066 335-7066. 4-20-71-2
** A PRICE YOU CAN AFFORDI*
* Move in TODAY or AUGUST!
* 1BR $460 2BR $530
* Walk to UF Pets welcome!
* Beautiful pools/courtyards!
* Open Weekends! 372-7555
SEPARATE FROM THE COMMON PLACE
Luxury 2BR/2BA & 3BR/3BA
W/D incl. *FREE Cable*Alarm*
24hr. Gym* FREE Tan* Close to UF
Deluxe, Large 3 or 4BR apt/house, 60
second walk to UF. Remodeled, Oul House
charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included.
Wood floors. With Parking. By Private
Owner. 538-2181 Iv message 4-20-71-2
"Free for All"
Huge 3BR/2BA $850
Alarm cool pooJ tennis b-ball
Free UF parking Perfect for pets
Amazing specials 376-4002
Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60
second walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer
included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish,
Short term available. Private Owner. $495-
up. 352-538-2181. Lv mssg 4-20-71-2
U. For Rent, For-Rent
Now & Fall 1 Big enough for 2!
750 Sq Ft, Patio, We love pets!
Call by 4 Specials! 332-7401
SEEING IS BELIEVINGIII
1 BR/1 BA*2BR/2BA*3BR/3BA TH
FREE cable w/HBO & SHOWTIME*Alarm
Gated*24hr gym*Tan FREE*Close to UF
Leasing for NOW and FALL*377-2777
**HUGE Luxury w/Garage**
from $420 per person
FREE Alarn *WD*GATED ENTRY
FREE Tanning*24hr Gym*Camp lab
Filling Fast for Fall**372-0400
***Beautiful and New***
2BR/2BA & 3BR/3BA LUXURY
FREE High-Speed Internet
FREE Monitored Alarm
FREE Cable w/HBO/Showtime
FREE Tanning & 24 hr Gym
W/D plus TVs in every kitchen
Now & Fall 374-FUNN (3866)
** ELLIE'S HOUSES A**
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to.
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
1.1 from $460.00 2.1 $520.00
$99 deposit for Grad students
999 SW 16th Ave phone # 376-6720
Make Them Green With Envyl
Luxury 2&3 Bedrooms from $850
Pool*Hpt Tub*Tennis*Gym*PC Lab
Reserve now for fall! 372-8100
HOUSES and CONDOS
All locations and price ranges
If you are tired of apt life
Go to www.maximumre.com or call 374
Save $$$ and love where you lively !
Spacious 1/1, 2/1 or 3/2. Avail Now or Fall
Alarms, pets welcome, free UF parking
Call 373-1111 or visit www.spanishtrace.org
1 BLOCK FROM UF
Luxury 2BR/2BA townhomes.
W/D, private balconies.
Open until 8pm and WEEKENDS
Leasing for Fall 371-0769
WALK TO UF
Studios and 1Brs
For Fall from $460
OPEN WEEKENDS 371-7777
Rooftop Luxury Overlooking UF
Private 3/2 with HUGE deck
W/D*Free Parking*Elevator Access
One of a kind luxury! 372-7111
plus July FREE
on a 15 month lease
Sun Island Properties
M 376-6720 www.sunisland.info
Want a bigger 2 or 4 BR TH this fall?
TH, W/D & DW We love ALL pets!
Pool*Park @ UF *Free Gym*Alarm
Call by 4 Specials! 332-7401
*LIVE A RESORT LIFESTYLE*
1/1 & 2/2 flats, 3/3 townhomes
Free Tanning, Aerobics, 24 hr gym
PC lab, Gated, Trash Svc, All amenities.
Leasing Now & Fall, 335-4455
Want more? Free even!
4BR 2.5 $1020- Only 1 left
Spacious floor plan alarm tennis
Free UF parking 376-4002
Broke from Spring Break???
2BR/1 5BA TH with W/D for $639!
Alarms, Free UF parking, pets OK
Avail NOW or Fall 373-1111
1st MONTH FREE[
Pine Rush Apartments
1&2 BR apt homes
starting @ $429/mo
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BI .For Rent
More for less, FREE even!
2BR/2BA- Only $680
Pool bus route alarm tennis
Pet perfect- Free
Stop by and see us 376-4002
EF1'1lb' $420, 2BR/1BA $495, 2BR/2BA
.525, 3BR/2BA $695. New carpet, Italian
le, cent AC/H, covered patio, DW, verticals,
V/D hkups, pool. Some utils, walk to UF.
BR & 2BR/1BA with W/D, central heat/air,
ishwasher,ceramic tile, private patio, pets
.rranged. Off SW 34th St. Near bus rt. From
.499 377-1633 3-31-57-2
***LIVE IN LUXURY***
HUGE TWNHMS:2/2 & 3/3
Free cable, w/HBO & Showtime
W/D*alarm*free tanning*comp lab
Pets welcome*Private dog park
Leasing NOW& FALL 377-2801
ree Extended Basic Cable! Pets Welcome!
000 sq ft Split Floor Plan, W/D Hook-ups
SDW, 1BR/1BA & 2BR/2BA Available. Call
Jow 372-9913 4-20-71-2
amazinglyy Affordable! HUGE 650sq ft
BR 1000 sq ft 2BR Townhouses & Flats!
)iscounted Rates Starting @ $380 & $480.,
.lose to Santa Fe, UF & 1-75, 332-5070.
IOUSES 2 mi to UF Now & fall 331-0095
-30 NW 35th St. Ig 3/2, fam rm $1200/mo;
S11 NW 34th Terr. 4/2 $1200/mo;
802 NW 38th Terr 3/2 $875/mo;
42 NW 35th St. 3/2 $1100/mo 4-20-71-2
totall Elec, 2 & 3 Bedroom, $395-$550, cent
VC, pool, tennis, B-ball waste, pest, lawn
lowing. 251b pet $15/mo. M-F 10-6 or by
ippt. Alamar Gardens 4400 SW 20th Ave.
173-4244 UF bus line #20 4-20-71-2
Affordable Apts Next to UF!
'0 steps to class! Studios, 1, 2 & 3BR
vail Aug. Specials from $489/mo. Lofts
irdwd firs & more. Going Fast! 376-6223
apartments Available Now
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P For Rent
*2 BLOCKS TO UF*
Large 3BR/1BA House Carpet, cent H/AC,
Available March 1st $700/mo 375-8256
3BR/2BA House $950
1 BR/1 BA House $450
Mitchell Realty 374-8579 x 1 4-20-70-2
So Close to Campus
Avail now, 2BR/1 & 2 BA apts.
$400, $450, $695 Mitchell Realty
374-8579 x 1 4-20-70-2
1/2 PRICE APTS! Close to UF/Downtown.
2BR & 3BR starting @ $525/mo Call 373-
4423 or online at www.maximumre.com
PET'S PARADISE, 'no app/pet fee. town-
homes. 2BR, privacy fence, modern ap-
pliances, ceiling fans, SW. Private owner,
please leave detailed message. $375-525/
mo 331-2099 3-10-40-2
SHORT LEASE NEGOTIABLE on some
units SEE PET'S PARADISE AD 352-331-
LOOKING FORAN APARTMENT?
The Leasing Connection
1608 NW 1stAve
Located right behind Florida Bookstore
Plenty of FREE PARKING!
FREE Apartment & Housing
Call 352-376-4493 or visit
4BR/4BA at UF
Only 1 left for Fall.
W/D, Alarm, Pets Ok
Open Weekends 371-0769
WOOD FLOORS at UF
1&2 BRs avail Fall
Pets ok, some w/ W/D
OPEN WEEKENDS 371-7777
t For Rent
U unfurnished .
115 STEPS FROM CAMPUSIII
Luxury Opposite Library West!
Beautiful 2BR/2BA...all amenities
LOOKING GLASS APTS
Call 376-1111 or Come by
111 NW 16th St. #1
DOWNTOWN LOCATION! 3BR/2BA
Wood floors, fireplace, living & dining rooms,
Den, $625/rent, 223 SW 4th Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
CHEAP RENT! 2BR/1.5BA
W/d hookups, CH/AC, dishwasher, $475/mo
5320 NW 20th Court
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
WALK TO UF
Gore-Rabell Real Estate, Inc. 378-1387
**1BR & 2BR BEAUTIFUL**
NEW kitchen, tile, carpet, paint
2BR- over 1100 sq ft 00 $650/ mo
1BR-over 800 sq ft 0O $550/mo
Close to UF, beautiful, quiet
High-speed wireless internet
$300 off deposit 376-2507
** 3BR/4BR LIKE A HOUSE **
Huge townhouse, fireplace,
W/D hook-ups, patio,
New carpet & tile, fitness & basketball
high speed wireless internet
3BR/2.5BA only $850
4BR/3BA only $1099
Close to UF in SW
All the space you need only $1050
Pool*Hot Tub* Tennis*Gym*PC Lab
W/D*Cable with HBO*Extra Storage
The perfect three-bedroom! 372-8100
DUCK POND! Cute 1BR/1BA, wood floors,
eat-in kitchen, ceiling fans, $475/rent
305-C NE 6th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
1BR $699 2BR $839 3BR $999
$150 dep. Full size W/D,
Direct Campus Access,
Pool, Fitness Center!
Open M-F 8:30 5:30, Sat 11-4
Pebble Creek Apts 376-9607
BIKE TO SHANDS & VET SCHOOL
*Spacious studio, washer/dryer, Fenced
yard, lawn svc, $450/rent
* 3BR 2BA, terrazzo floors, washer/dryer,
fenced yard, lawn svc, $1000/rent
* 4BR 3BA, terrazzo floors, washer/dryer,
fenced yard, $1400/rent 3811 SW 20th
.Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
BIKE TO UFI3BR 2BA, carport,
Washer/dryer, porch, pets considered,
Avail now! $895/rent, 2222 SW 14th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
Avail. Aug 1: 4bed/2bath house. Ceramic
tile floors, extra game room, fenced yard,
pet ok, wash/dry provided. 1330 NW 39th
St. 339-2342 for directions $1250/mo
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GAINESVILLE'S FINEST LIVING
Luxury 3/3 & 4/4's from only $370/bdrm
includes extended cable, water/sewer, 24 hr
gym, Free Tanning
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Affordable, Quiet living
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Skylights 1.5 miles to UF
Furn Avail 377-7401*
2 Bed 1 Bath in old house. Downtown.
Hardwood Floors, high ceilings, pets ar-
ranged, Avail now. $475/mo. Call Greg 214-
DOWNTOWN 1BR 1BA,
CH/AC, water included, $415/rent
411 Sw 2nd Street #3
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
SHORT TERM LEASE! 2BR 1.5BA
Duplex, walk to UF, CH/AC,
$495/rent, 805 NW 3rd Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
Very clean condo 2BR/2.5BA,.5 min to
UF, 10 min to Shands, cent AC, DW, W/D,.
cable, internet, pool, $800/mo Separate
leases ok. 352-472-9778, 305-299-3485,
**$99.00 MOVES YOU IN**.
No rent until April 1st, Pets OK,.
Only a few left!
Living it upli Luxury stylell
1 & 2 BR, Private patios, walking
distance to UF, next to Sorority Row,
Alarm, pets OK, W/D, HUGE bdrs & walk-
in closets. "Walk to UF" Call 372-7111
DEAL OF A LIFETIME!!!
3BR/3BA ONLY $3651PERSON
FREE cable w/HBO/SHOWTIME, Alarm
Gated* 24 hr gym* FREE Tanning* Close to
UF Leasing for NOW and FALL 377-2777
Live in luxury minutes from campus,
Shands, etc. Huge 1BR apt brand new mod-
ern kitchen, tile floors, double french doors
looking out on huge backyard $695/mo. Call
z= AL s.asm4 R ~ s
U For Rent
New townhouses close to UF avail fall. 2BR/
2.5BA on bus route, no towing, free security
alarm, jacuzzi & walk-in closet, W/D, pool &
free ethernet. $437 per person or $875 total.
Call Adrienne @ 372-4684. 3-17-10-2
Kensington South 2/2.5 $900/mo
OakBrook Walk 2/2
1/2 off 1st mo $700/mo
.South Fork Oaks 2/2.5 $700/mo
Ind. leases avail from $325/mo
Action Real Estate Services
352-331-1133, REALTOR 3-10-5-2
DOWNTOWN Avail immediately. Mblth to
month OK. 2BR/1BA apt. Newly remod-
eled, quiet neighborhood, pets ok. Close to
Shands, UF & Library. $650-715/mo. Call
Beautiful historic home, wood floors, high
ceilings, 3-4BR/2BA, large fenced yard.
$1400/mo. Downtown location near UF. Call
Tom at 262-6423 3-24-15-2
*NW 39th Ave 2/2, patio, loft, new wd ptn
fir, Ig open, good area $575-60502/2, patio,
gate $515-5259SW, fancy 2BR near UF, Ig
kit, sc pch, fenced, $545-5600Share 2BR
***Few Blocks to Campus***
Large 2BR/1 BA next to Leo 706 avail March
1. Pets arranged $550/mo with utilities in-
cluded. Call Greg 214-3291 3-18-11-2
WALK TO UF!
Studio apt 8 blocks from campus. Wood
floors/large windows $395/mo Call 352-284-
9610. Available immediately! 3-18-10-2
3 BLOCKS FROM TIGERT HALL
2BR/1 BA apts CentA/C, newly painted $630/
mo. upstairs/hardwood floors; $610/mo;
downstairs/carpet. Includes water, sewer,
trash, pest, laundry on site, no pets. Avail
8/1/05. Call 352-316-4474 3-18-10-2 -
***4 BLOCKS TO UF***
3BR/2BA charming historic house. Tile,
hardwood floors, W/D, fenced yard, new
appliances. No pets. $1260/mo Avail Aug.
1 Block from UFI -
1BR and 2BR Apts Avail Now, Summer or
Fall. See our list at
daily or call Merrill Management Inc. 372-
VERY CUTE! 1BR/1BA in charming house
near Duckpond. Hardwood floors, central
H/AC, spacious. Call Erin at 352-262-1484
Historic homes 3BR/2BA avail May. $1200/
mo; 2BR/1BA avail April $800/mo. Wood
floors, cent A/H, W/D hu & more. Walk to
downtown, bike to UF/Shands. 377-7681
*Walk to UF*
3BR/1 BA house Available immediately. $900/
mo 375-8256 4-20-31-2
*Sorority Row Area*
1940's vintage stone 2BR/1 BA apt. Beautiful
hardwood floors. $675/m'o 375-8256 4-20-
*8 Blocks to UF*
Huge 2BR/1BA apt. Best deal in town.
Starting at $550.mo 375-82564-20-30-2
*5 Blocks to UF*
2BR/1BA w/hardword floors & fireplace. A
mustsee $900/mo 375-8256 4-20-30-4.
*Sorority Row Area*
Cute 2BR/1BA brick duplex behind Norman
Hall. $650/mo 375-8256 4-20-30-2'
*Sorority Row Area*
Vintage stone 3BR/2BA duplex. Remodeled,
hardwood floors, 2 story,.W/D. $1250/mo
SContinued.on nexj page, .
0, ALLIGATOR 0 THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2005
E For Rent
downtown historic house. High ceilings,
rood floors, gas fireplaces, 4 large bed-
)oms. Available May 1st. 230 NW 2nd Ave,
1300/mo, 336-0743 4-5-20-2
Vork for rent. 2BR + study. Trailor home.
lew W/D, screened in porch, fenced yard.
)n 10 acre Whipporwhill Horse Farm, 10 min
V of UF. Call 352-376-8792 4-5-20-2
HISTORIC VICTORIAN APT**
0 blocks to UF Quaint 1BR/1BA apt w/
ardwood floors, fans, hi ceiling, AC/H. $475
no225 SW 3rd Ave. Avail Aug 1st. Call 376-
BR/2BA house. 2 car garage & apple
ee. 1500 sq ft, cathedral ceiling, open floor
lan. $1045/mo. 352-332-0602 or 318-3721
IOUSE 4-5BR/2BA. Newly renovated..
:lose to campus. All new appliances, includ-
ig W/D. Carport. 610 NW 34th Terr. Call
52-373-8000, ask for Jeffrey. 3-22-10-2
countrysidee at the University. 23rd &
Villiston Rd. 1BR/1BA $420/mo, utils incl.
separatee leases. Common areas furn. W/D,
ool, bball, parking, gated, great bus svc. 3rd
units. Call Dan 352-328-1574 3-15-5-2
HISTORIC HOUSES DOWNTOWN
BRs & 2.5BRs. $275-700/mo
progressivee thinkers preferred. View at:
BR/2BA close to campus. Avail Aug 1st,
ew kitchen, cent A/C, Ig fenced yard, $1075/
lo, drive by 3433 NW 1st Court. Call Marty
BLOCKS FROM UF 2859 SW 40th
,ve..:3BR/2BA House with yard, garage,
lidge, vaulted ceiling, open kitchen, all
le/lam wood, W/D, $1.200/mo, pets OK.
email@example.com, 727-420-5699 3-15-5-2
BR/1BA, quiet peaceful setting, beautiful
views, 5 miles to UF, no traffic, tile floors, new
bathroom, W/D, big yard, deck, cute, clean,
800/mo 871-8280 3-15-5-2
historic Apartments. Ceiling fans, hardwood
oors, high ceilings, some w/fireplaces. 1BR
466 w/water, sewer. First, last, security. SE
historic district. No dogs please. 378-3704
,vail for Current and Fall
'ool Tennis Cts* 1.5 Mi 2 UF
id lease, Furn & Util Avail
ireat Specials 377-7401 4-20-31-2
vail Aug 1: 4BR/ 2.5BA. Nice house. Close
> campus 6 -blocks behind Pike house.
Vash/dryer, dishwasher, fireplace, game
)om 625 NW 19 St. 339-2342 $1650/mo
AVAILABLE FOR FALL Quiet two bedroom
house close to campus and busline. $750
52-215-8815 cal eves 3-29-15-2
VAILABLE NOW Blocks from UF. Duplex,
BR/1BA, fenced yard, $675/mo HOUSE
BR/2BA, W/D, $1175/mo. (Pets OK) Call
:arol @ 377-3852 3-22-10-2
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'uplexes 0 Apts (Managed by owner) See
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;arol at 377-3852. 4-20-31-2
beautiful 1BR apt w/porch in quiet neighbor-
ood 5 min from Downtown. Avail May mid
,ug. Call 870-3988 3-22-10-2
ENSINGTON NORTH 2BR/2.5BA condo
Most new, fully equipped, (W/D, DW, mi-
rowave) convenient to UF. close to pool.
850/mo Call 373-3321 3-15-5-2
vail immediately. Call 278-2414 3-15-5-2
/AJLABLE NOW! NEW3BR/2BA house 2
ir garage in brand new subdivision close
UF & SFCC.'All appliances $1300/mo
agotiable based on length of lease. Call
- .For Rent
3BR/1.5BA HOUSE Lg screen back pch, Ig
back yard, close to downtown, W/D, $900/
mo. Avail May 1st!. Call (office) 377-1071 or
(cell) 262-7174 ask for Brian 3-23-10-2
Downtown garage/studio apt on bus rates,
biking to campus walk to downtown, off
street parking, includes H20. $330/mth 1st,
last, dep. Call 373-6551 leave message 3-
Cute 1 bedroom 1 bath vintage duplex, high
ceilings, washer/dryer. 428 NW 10th Ave.
$445/mo. Green Tree Realty 317-4392 3-
Clean 2 bedroom 1 bath with study, large
laundry room, nice yard. $675/mo. 310 NW
20th Ave. Green Tree Realty 317-4392 3-
Large 1 bedroom with study, new kitchen
$495/mo 302 NW 19th Ave. Green Tree
SRealty 317-4392 3-23-10-2
Avail now 3BR/2BA HOUSE. 2120 NW 55th
Terrace. Tile firs, Berber carpet, all applianc-
es incl. Privacy fenced-in yard. $1050/mo.
Call 215-9987 4-20-30-2
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Apartments Sublets & Roommates
All areas. Stu, 1 & 2 Bdrm; $400-1500
Short-Long & Furn-Unfurn
1-(877) FOR-RENT (367-7368)
WALK TO CLASS! $250/mo
Now til Aug. Cpurtyards 352-328-6967 all
OXFORD MANOR 1BR/1BA, walk-in-closet,
private bath in 2BR/2BAfurn, all util incl $512/
mo neg. 1st month free. Female. Sublease
until 7/05. 904-571-8337 3-10-20-3
CAMPUS LODGE 2-3BRs. Vaulted ceiling.
Fully furn. Everything incl. $505/mo each.
Call 352-514-7773 3-17-20-3
LOOKING FOR A BARGAIN?
Bid on a sublease, call 866-837-1309 or visit
$240/mo SUMMER SUBLEASE
+ 1/3 utilities
3BR/2BA Boardwalk Apt
Call PK @ 954-682-5979
or call 904-705-1689 3-11-10-3
$374 for 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA 1st month
1/2 off! Pvt BA, furnished, incls water, sewer,
garbage, pest control, ethernet, cable, elec.
Great deal. Lease from May-Aug 10, 05. Call
Subleaser needed $399/mo 1 BR/1 BA on NW
20th Ave. March 1st thru July 31st. March is
FREE. No dep needed. You keep $99 sec
dep. Call Kevin or Mandy 352-281-0252
SUMMER sublease! 1BR in a 4BR Campus
Club apt. $400/mo incl maid svc, util, cable,
furn, ethernet & more. NO FEES! May-Aug.
Female only. Please call 352-262-5995 3-
CAMPUS LODGE APT. No move-in fee.
Female roommate. Everything incl. $514/mo
price NEG. From April thru Aug. Call 727-
Female sublease at Courtyards. 1BR in
spacious 4/2 townhouse. All furniture & utils
included; $399/mo sec.dep & 1st mo rent free.
514-6408 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 3-11-9-3
OXFORD MANOR SUBLEASE 1BR in 3BR
townhouse, own BA, W/D, wireless net,
digital cable, phone. Pay rent & util $296 +.
SUBLEASE April thru Aug. Townhouse.
Spacious 2BR/2.5BA. W/D, DW, new carpet,
balcony & porch. Pool, tennis, all pets ok. No
fees. $749/mo Call 332-5344. 3-15-10-3
1 BR/1 BA in 4BR/4BA apt furn liv rm, kit,
laundry W/D, pool, tanning, clubhouse,
bball, tennis 1st mo FREE. $400/mo incl
elec, water, garbage. No activity fees. Call
786-554-9339,3-16-10-3 ; ,-
) l Subleases jSubleases J Roommates
1 or both rooms in 2BR downtown apt.
Quiet neighborhood. Close to Shands, UF
& Library. $350/mo. Pets ok. Call 262-1351
HIDDEN LAKE APTS 5/1-7/31 sublease.
2BR/2BA Villa, Fenced-in yd, facing pool,
1000sqft. W/D. No deposits, possible re-
newal. $899/mo. Call Brendan at 352-258-
*ROOMMATE NEEDED ASAP*
1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA *Sublease* in
StoneridgeApts. $343/mo plus 1/3 util. Close
to campus and restaurants! Please call 352-
$435 for 3BR in a 4/2. University Glades.
Covers all. May-Aug will negotiate. Call
Tiphani @ 813-690-3277 to view. Bring
3/1 house sublease May-July. 2 large bed-
rooms, W/D, fenced yard, pets ok. Possibly
with one roommate. Bike/bus to campus.
Only $645/month! 352-264-1834 3-11-5-3
1BR/1BA. in NW gated community. May
1 July 31. Close to UF on busline. Pool,
gym, tan. Pets ok. $500/mo (normally $650)
Apt for sublease at 1225 SW 1st Ave. #407.
Directly across from university on quiet side
of College Manor Studio Apts. No down pmt
or other costs just a $300 sublease expense.
Apt runs $450/mo utils inc. 379-9126 3-15-
1 BR, pvt BA, new townhouse. Avail now.
$385/mo negotiable. Call Jessica 367-4053
female only. 3-15-5-3
MARCH RENT FREE!
No deposit. 2/1 apt. Move in today. $499/mo.
Now thru 7/31. Clean, new carpet. 256-0501
Victorian 2/2 apt historic district. Beautifully
furnished w/antiques, all appliances, whilr-
pool tub. Avail now 6/30. $750 273-5253.
1BR/1BA apt. College Manor. Right across
from UF. Avail now to July 30th. $430/mo.
Inci all except elec. Call 904-803-4349 3-
2BR/2BA townhouse apt available May thru
-.July. Arlington Square. Call 682-1147. $835/
HELP A FILMMAKER OUT of Gainesville.
Sublease his room in a house 8 blocks from
campus. High spd, DVR, util incl. $300/mo.
pvt ent. Call Dan 256-1842. Extras. Avail now
thru Aug 15. 3-15-5-3
Female roommate to sublease for summer
in a 4BR/2BA. Less than $400/mo for every-
thing. Need May thru Aug. Aug FREE. Call
Amy @ 352-262-3662 3-15-5-3
UNIVERSITY TERRACE 1BR/1BA, w/walk-
in-closet in 4BR/4BA furn apt. All utils incl
for $315/mo May July. NS pref. Bus stop
in front,. rts 12 $ 35. Call 352-281-3092 3-
Apt for summer A & B sublease 1BR in 4BR/
2BA furn University Glades apt. $370/mo
(originally $435) all utils incl. M/F for all fe-
male apt. Call 386-212-9042 3-22-10-3-
1 BLOCK FROM SWAMP
2BR/1BA $365 ea May thru July
Some furniture available
Call Sasha 305-479-1289 3-22-10-3
1BR in 3BR home. Flex lease terms. May,
June &/or July. Opt to renew. Bike, walk or
bus to UF.W/D, wood fir, screened porch, ga-
rage & carport. Furn avail Only $315 + utils.
336-4126, 305-409-4414 3-22-10-3
EMERGENCY SUMMER SUBLEASE
2BR/2.5BA townhouse 2 blocks to UF.- May
-Aug $900/mo OBO 352-266-8475 4-1-18-3
Magnolia Place sublease for.1 BR in 3BR/ -
2.5BA condo. All furniture & utils included.
V/D, ethernet, garage, cable. No deposit.
Pets welcome. $300/mo. Avail now. Please
Scall James @ 904-866-7539 3-11-3-3. .
SUMMER SUBLEASE $350/mo Marchwood
Condos 1 mile to UF. 1BR/1BA in a 2BR/
2BA. Utilities inc. Washer/Dryer, cable,
phone, porch, deck, dishwasher. Call 352-
From May to Aug. 1BR/1BA in 3/3. Huge,
furniture and.W/D inc. $380/mo, bus route,
pool, tan bed at Greenwich Green. Call Katie
352-246-3743 email@example.com 3-23-10-3
Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Hidden Lake 374-3866
Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Resposible. 60 second walk
to UF. Old house charm with all amenities.
Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv mes-
sage. Private Owner 4-20-71-4
Female roommates wanted brand new 2100
sq ft home. Huge pool, pvt fence, minutes to
UF. Internet, HBO cable, sec alarm & utils
incl $525/mo.Aval Fall. Call Jacqueline 352-
395-7462 or 941-780-3526 4-20-71-4
Sublets and Rooms Available
All Florida Areas; All Major Cities
Browse available Rooms FREE!
1-(877)-For-Rent (367-7368) 4-20-71-4.
M/F NS Grad student/professional wanted to
rent furn room in gorgeous new house 1.5 mi
to Shands. Kitchen, LR, laundry $425+ utils
336-5450 or 954-646-1341 4-20-71-4
Female student to join 2 females in nice 3BR
house off NW 8th Ave, 3 mi from UF on bus
rt, tile/hardwood, fenced yard, $275/mo + 1/3
GRU & HS internet dig cable, 381-5597 3-
M/F responsible student to share 3BR/2BA
home in quiet NW area. $300/mo + 1/3
utils. Call 352-303-6128 or 727-458-2737
Beautiful home in trees on quiet street near
UF. Quiet for study. Gourmet kitchen, fire-
place, hi-spd DSL internet, cable TV, W/D,
cent A/C, Ig yard, cats welcome. $350-+ 50
utils. 352-271-8711 3-10-15-4
IMMEDIATE ROOMMATE to rent 1BR in 3/2
house. New wood floors, new appliances, 4
mi from campus. $350/mo + 1/3 utils. Ryan
4 rooms starting August each w/pvt baths.
Cent AC, W/D, cable incl Internet-ready.
$350/mo each. 1 MO FREE. Call 352-472-
Roommate needed. $200/mo + $200 refund-
able dep. + 1/2 util. Furnished 2BR/2BA.
Female preferred. 352-335-6274 3-23-20-4
Grad, uppperclassman, or prof to share spa-
cious new 3BR/2BA house. Internet & cable
incl. Must be neat, clean & responsible. $450
or 425/mo + 1/2 utils. Short or long term
avail. 262-3989 4-4-26-4
Females for all rooms in beautiful, fully fur-
nished 4BR/4BA Univ. Terr. Walk-in closets.
Utils incl.-Great location. 2 bus rts. 1 year
lease discounted for summer $425/$300.
Bring your friends & call. 954-592-0521 3-
2 share 2BR Downtown apt. Newly remod-
eled. Close to Shands, UF & Library. $350/
mo. Month to month or longer lease okay.
Pets okay,, Call 262-1351 3-10-5-4
Male roommate needed to share 2BR apt.
No drinking: No drugs. 2 cats. Georgetown
Apts. NW 13th St. & NW 16th Ave. $300/mo
+ 1/2 utils. Aval March 1st. Call 378-8638
M/F to share house for summer and/or fall
move in ASAP! Furnished, all amenities,
'large yard, pets welcome, 2 mi to UF $450/
mo INCLUDES EVERYTHING. 352-378-
0329.3d18-1.0A4i,, >,: ,. c -..: ,.. -.
Roommates needed to share beautiful
house in NW Gainesville. Fully furnish
pets welcome, huge fenced yard, W/D, E:
Available immediately. Vicky at 386-81
Roommate needed asap at Lakewood Vili
3/2 flat rent $400 all utilities included. Call
352-281-6631. Short term lease preferred
Roommate wanted $400 + utilities, pvt 1
BA, avail 4/1. Grad or professional prefer
M/F, NS needed to share 2BR/2.5
Southfork Oaks townhome. (Near Tarc
Unfurn master BR w/own BA avail. W/D,
pets, prefer serious student or prof. $3471,
+ 1/2 utils. No lease. Call Evan 335-91
ROOMMATE WANTED for 3BR/2.5BAtov
house N of Thornebrook shopping center
39th Ave. $75/wk incl utils, hi spd i-net, poc
tennis. Under age 25 please. 352-363-0"
or 386-698-0899 3-15-5-4
2 rooms f/r 1.8 mi. East Waldo Rd. & Univ
rent B B/WB/M $85 P/W cable TV was/mi
For info/det 376-0384 mess# or page 202
7074 for fast response. 3-15-5-4
2BR/1BA SW 5th Ave by Credit Uni
Norman Hall/hospital/busses for city/i
Laundry/AC/furniture/c-fans. $300 *
util. Quiet/considerate F/M? Call :3--9
COLONIAL VILLAGE; prvt bed/bath; 2
2bth; very clean; very quiet; $450/mth (i
everything); avail 4/1; 12 mth. lease; bea
ful grounds; Call Justin @ 772-696-51.
Looking for roommate to share 4BR/2
house. Rent $300 + utils. Call Erin 352-2
Quiet Non Smoking
roommate wanted come May
$370 per month + uitl
Call local 352-376-4250
or call cell 904-994-6764 3-22-10-4
(DOB 6/26/75); 6'044'
180 Ibs, Brown Hair,
4 counts of felony violation of
probation warrants for burglary
of a stiuciure dealing ir, stolen
property, and 2 counts of utter.
for ,re instrument
Call (352) 72-STOP
THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2005 E ALLIGATOR, 21
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- NS ROOMMATES NEEDED for summer
fall @ University Terrace West, SW 20th
e. Fully furn, ea person has own pvt BR
)vt BA, no dep, 1 yr lease, $350/mo + 1/4
Is. Call Talia 352-427-8583 3-30-15-4
furn rm in huge 4/3 house 1.4 mi to UF.
,in St, big TV, pool table, W/D, cent AC,
V, hi-spd inet, big yrd, $350 + 1/4 until avail
w. Call Dmitriy 373-7231 3-16-5-4
'ommate wanted Female preferred. Own
drm & bathrm. Complete furnishing over
Call 352-377-1569 Leave a message
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407-346-2322 Owner/Agent 3-24-15-5
Townhouse 3BR/2BA. Close to UF. On bus
rt. Quiet location. Dish/w, W/D, tile kitchen,
living/dining area. Fenced backyard. Pool
$140,000. 352-284-6154 3-11-5-5
* 2BR/2BA CONDO FOR SALE
Oakbrook 2 blocks from UF
SW 13th St and SW 16th Ave
All appliances, $129,900
Call 904-910-4263 3-21-5-5
HOT STUDENT CONDOS NEAR UF
Save Thousandss When You Buy Now.
FREE LIST of Great Local Condos.
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BED-Queen, orthopedic, firm, extra thick, pil-
low-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new,
still in plastic. Sacrifice $150. Call 352-372-
7490 will deliver. 4-20-71-6
BED FULL SIZE ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top
mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic
w/warranty. Can deliver. Sacrifice $140. Call
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $1400. Sacrifice
$399 352-372-7490 4-20-71-6'
BED King Pillowtop mattress & box springs.
Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never
been used, in plastic with warranty. Sell
$230. Call 352-372-8588 Can deliver. 4-
CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-271-5119 4-20-
BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can
deliver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice
$1400 (352) 372-7490 4-20-71-6
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SOFA, LOVESEAT, & CHAIR 100% Italian
leather. Still new in boxes w/warranty. Cost
$5000. Sacrifice $1,500. Call 352-372-8588
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 4-20-
FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. Brand new, all unused in box. Sell
$199 can deliver. 352-377-9846 4-20-71-6
BedsOFull mattress & boxspring sets
$490Qn sets $890Single sets $390King
sets $990From estate sale: Safe pine
bunk bed $109. 376-0939/378-0497. Call a
Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave 4-20-71-6
King Size Waterbed, California Style, wave-
less mattress heater headboard siderails
seat, 6 drawer stand, very clean, $250 OBO
352-514-1800 firstname.lastname@example.org 3-
BED KING SIZE Retail $3000, now $800;
QUEEN SETS $400; LEATHER SOFA
$450; Fqrniture store closed. 352-359-6352
Washer & Dryer 1 yr lease $300,
1 semester $160. Call 332-0602 or 318-3721
S Wea Mae Housea Cat!
Computer HELP fast! A+ Computer Geek
House/dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $10 Gator Discount.
M/F Cert MCSE technicians. 333-8404.
*G'ville Computer Repair Inc*
Service on all PC MAC and Networks 1204
NW 13th St Ste #10 352-337-2500. 4-20-
COMPUTER SOLUTIONS, INC.
Complete residential & commercial support,
networking & website development. $45/hr
www.gainesvillecsi.com 371-2230 4-20-71-7
Buy & sell. Looking for quantity for parts.
www.pcrecycle.biz 336-0075 4-20-71-7
"COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS"
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
- computer/laptop repair
- networks, wireless, virus
- we BEAT all prices!
- home/dorm 352-219-2980 4-20-66-7
& Repairs Upgrades 0 Laptop
or e-mail email@example.com 3-15-5-7
722 S. Main I The Red Bldg
WE ARE CHEAPER
* NAD base receiver and CD player. Klipsch
base, Heresy II speakers incl. Stereo
system rack. Entire base setup $500, great
shape! (904) 536-9151 3-15-5-8 -'' -
0 1 Electronics
$101 TV'S, COMPUTERS, VIDEO GAMES!
Police Seized! From $10! Info: 800-749-8128
ext M974 4-20-31-8
Digital camera. Fuji. Almost new, 4.0 MP, 6x
optic zoom, auto focus & flash, 256 MB XD/
pic/card. Carrying case & manual $200 firm.
Originally $400. John 256-6536 3-11-3-8
0 1 Bicycles
In the market for a new set of wheels or just
looking to add a second to that collection?
Want personalized handlebars or a fitted
seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds.
NEW& USED BIKES FOR SALE
Many to choose from
* Best Prices in Townl
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W University Ave 4-20-69-9
*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 4-20-71-12 7-
CARS -CARS Buy*SelleTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
S. *FAST CASH PAID**
For: CARS, TRUCKS, MOTORCYCLES
Running or Not 1990 & up only
Call Ray 352-284-8619
OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
Best Cars Lowest Prices
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On site available
Call Steve 338-5142.
SUN CITY AUTO SALES
Bring your W2 & drive home today. Cash
cars as low as $1000. No credit check. Call
now 338-1999 4-20-63-12
SUN CITY AUTO SALES
We finance anyone! $2000 discount off fi-
nance price. More than 150 vehicles in stock.
Call 338-1999 Drive today! 4-20-63-12
SUN CITY AUTO SALES
All vehicles $0 down & up! Plus +++ 30 day
warranty eng & trans. No credit check. Call
'88 Honda Accord $699
'86 Buick LeSabre $799
'88 Toyota Corolla $899
'90 Acura Legend $99
(352) 338-1999 4-20-45-12
'90 Chevy Lumina Van $1499
'93 Chevy Blazer $1499
'90 Ford F-150 $2499
'93 Chrysler New Yorker $1999
(352) 338-1999, 4-20-45-12
1999 NISSAN SENTRA GXE sedan.
Automatic, A/C, silver with charcoal cloth,
power everything, 116k, very clean, $4750
OBO 352-514-1800 firstname.lastname@example.org
TOYOTA AVALON 99 for sale
62,000 mi, black, grey leather, power every-
thing, runs perfectly, good car. $13,300 will
1990 DODGE SPIRIT
Gold, 4dr, automatic, all power, A/C, 100K.
$2000/OBO 352-378-0329 3-11-18-12,
96 HONDA CIVIC
2door 5 spd, Vteph, 93K miles, cold AC, all
power. $4500. 262-3989 3-15-5-12
$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
Hondas, Chevys, Toyotas, etc. For listings
2002 VW JETTA 5 spd 1.8L turbo, 31000
mi excellent condition, leather, sunroof,
premium sound, heated seats. $12500 OBO
1976 F250 4X4, 4 spd, 36" tires, FE, BBK,
Dana 44/60, blue, new starter, alternator,
exhaust & pwr steering pump. $3000 OBO.
Call 352-359-7716 3-15-5-12
* 1992 Toyota Corolla auto, A/C, white,
162k mi, excellent condition, ask $1600
* 1993 Pontiac Sunbird Auto, A/C, ABS
brakes, 120k mi, good condition, ask $1000
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Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve nowl Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-20-71-10
PARTY SUPPLIES: Complete line of bar
supplies, glassware, beer taps, draft beer
equipment. Professional cooking utensils.
R.W.Beaty Co. 4322 NW 13th St, Gville
Come see what's new! GCM thrift shops
downtown 238 SW 4th Ave, NW 5001 NW
34th St. Get more bang for your $! New items
daily Mon Sat 378-3654 4-20-43-10
For Sale Black Laquer with bronze trim:
headboard, mattress & box springs, 2 night-
stands, dresser with mirror and chest. All for
$300. Call 682-1147 3-11-2-10
55 GALLON FISH TANK
complete w/oak canopy & stand. Incl protein
skimmer & fish supplies & rock if desired. For
more info call 271-8238 3-15-5-10
** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
Electric Bikes, Scooters, and more!
Prices from $450 with lyr warranty
534 SW 4th Ave. 373-8823
*NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS*
New location now open 1901 NW 67th Place
"Best prices in Gainesville. Owned by Gator
grads. All models & directions availon web-
1999 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6
Must sell.. $3300 OBO Tony 941-320-9522
*YAMAHA 1997 SECAII 700 miles. Black
060 GAL AQUARIUM $100
2004 VENTO PHANTOM SCOOTER 150cc,
4 stroke, 445 mi. Perfect condition, many
extras. $1700 352-472-4054 3-15-5-11
Goes 50 MPH. Great condition, 1 yr old,
Asking $1200. 352-372-0229 3-15-5-11
2001 HONDA 929rr ERION ED
4300 mi, micron exh, new rear tire, tinted
windscreen, everything else stock, $7200
or make offer. Call Chase 386-937-2621
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W r1 Help Wanted
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1987 Mercedes 300E 4 door sedan. A
soon-to-be classic car with high mileage, but
well taken care of by owner. Original smoke
silver paint job in good condition. Drives
great aqd has top Michelin-tires with plenty
of tread. A good buy for someone at $4000.
Call William at 332-2566 3-16-4-12
LOCAL ARTIS I NEEDS: GOLD,
DIAMONDS, GEMS, CLASS RINGS, ETC
TOP CASH $ OR TRADE. OZZIE'S FINE
JEWELRY. 373-9243 4-20-71-13
On-going VOLUNTEER needed: Blind lady
needsians on Sundays only to Mass @
Queen of Peace Catholic Church or St.
Augustine Catholic Church. For more info
call 219-6948. I live in the Tower Rd area.
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
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, E-mail required
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
AUDITORS for local growing inventory
service. FT/PT, DFWP. Paid training. Call
Mortgage lender has sales positions avail
for college students seeking prof work exp.
$8-9/hr + bonus. No exp req'd, flex his. Apply
in person btwn 4-8pm Mon-Fri 1900 SW 34
St Ste 206 (2nd fir above credit union)4-20-
GREAT PAY FOR PEOPLE WHO STAY! Park
Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (must have full day
avail) & lineworkers. (AM 8:30-1 & PM 12-6
shifts avail) 15-40 hrs your choice. Great
work environment. Apply in person 7404
NW 4th Blvd. Across from Home Depot. No
phone calls please. 2-28-38-14
caution and investigate the sincerity of the DOM INO'S PIZZA
advertiser before giving out personal infor- d's largest pizza delivery company now
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mation or arranging meetings. hiring
the independent florida Pizza makers
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ll $9 -$14/hr
Microsoft Access Database Programmer All you need is a reliable car & a very positive
Must be highly proficient in database conver- attitude. Apply @ any of the 5 Domino's loca-
sion (version 2.0 to 2000), Visual Basic cod- tons in Gainesville. 4-20-70-14
ing, troubleshooting, all aspects of database
creation relationships, forms, reports, Attention Smokers!
queries, security. Short-term initial work; Earn about $6/hr. Smokers are needed to
future work possible. Please email resume to participate in a study on decision making &
email@example.com. No phone calls smoking. If interested come to the psychol-
please. EOE ogy bldg room 397 or call 392-0601 ext 297
LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving re-
cord, drug-free, pers ref. www.carrsmith.com
for details. 4-20-71-14
Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
pers ,gto work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
train, Tp to start with more hrs possible. Start
at "n 5/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
between 9-4 M-F. 4-20-71-4
CNA CLASS: Learn @ your own time and
pace. Everything you need to be a CNA and
pass the state exam is on VCR tape. 95%
pass the state exam the 1st time! $200. Call
800-566-4913 Hrs: 12N to 5PM 4-20-71-14
Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start
work today! No sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedule! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now! 4-
Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and IT needed for various positions.
Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/
University of Florida
Survey Research Center
392-2908 ext. 105
$7/hr + BONUS + Paid Training
Nights + Weekends
Telephone Interviewing NO SALES
Must work spring break.
408 W. University Ave Suite #106
$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 4-
HIRING KITCHEN STAFF & DRIVERS
FT or PT, flexible schedules. Call 2-5pm 378-
2442 or come in and fill out an, application
@ California Chicken Grill 2124 SW 34th St
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext'138 4-20-71-14'
gatorfood.com. Can earn anywhere between
$8-$20/hr. Set your own schedule.
Call Dave for info: 379-9600 3-11-35-14
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR needed.
Gatorfood.com is looking for responsible,
enthusiastic people. City geography knowl-
edge, customer svc. exp helpful. Room for
advancement For more info: David 379-3663
Tired of sitting around w/out it? Sit here &
make it! UF FLORIDA REPDIALS seeks UF
students to raise funds. Earn up to $8.00/hr
with a FLEXIBLE schedule. Apply at 105
NW 16th St. 4th Floor. Academic Classroom
Building 105, or call 392-7754 for more info.
$1380 weekly stuffing envelopes FT/PT No
experience necessary. For more info call
Finance company needing office assistant
& collections associate. Young, progressive
company w/advancement & bonuses. 25
hrs/wk. Start immediately. Fax resume to
* Co-Ed Camp
* Seven Weeks
* 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 overnight camp,
located off of Highway 450 in Umatilla, FL
The camp runs June 6 July 23. Please
contact Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673 ext.
250 or 352-669-9443 ext 250. 4-20-58-14
SECRETARY needed. Gatorfood.com is
looking for personable, responsible, enthu-
siastic, fun people. Customer service exp
helpful. For more info call David 379-3663
GET PAID for YOUR OPINIONS!
Earn $15-$125 and more per survey
LEARN how you can EARN $100K + per
year P/T. Training Provided. 800-631-8230
FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATIONS
Looking for person with experience to help
get us on the GSA schedules and promote
our products to government agencies. Send
resume to firstname.lastname@example.org www.gleim.com
Web developer wanted: HTML, CSS,
motivated. 1 year minimum, portfolio a
must, graphic skills preferred. Contact
Flash programmer wanted. Animation action
script, graphic experience, portfolio a must,
1 year minimum. Contact email@example.com
If you are looking for PART TIME WORK
during the daytime, in a professional office
environment, then call me. We are Infinite
Energy, Inc. Florida's 50th largest private
employer. We sell discount-priced natural
gas throughout Florida and Georgia and
need people that can use the phone ef-
fectively. Our clients save money so this
is enjoyable work. If you are a'good com-
municater, aren't afraid of the telephone,
get along well with others, and need some
money (hourly wage + commission) then
call Bryan, at 367-4677 ext.3117. Also, send
your resume -- firstname.lastname@example.org
om. EOE/AA/MFDV. For more information
go to www.lnfiniteEnergy.com. This is a great
place to work! Time is of essence. Call now.
Positions available for full or part time in
sales. Gator Mania in Oaks Mall. Call 331-
7353 or 331-1831 3-18-17-14
PROGRAMMER Internship -
C++ and OOP experience required.
Installshield, Palm and PocketPC
email: email@example.com 3-10-10-14
MARKETING ASSISTANT Internship -
Gain experience in the medical
publishing field. Computer,
telephone and Internet research
skills req. email firstname.lastname@example.org 3-10-
TECH. SUPPORT Position -
communication, and computer
$6.00/Hr Pt/Ft email@example.com 3-10-10-
EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
Best part-time job you'll ever have.
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW6th St.
Hiring full time and part time kitchen prep
person. Positive, fun, work environment with
flexible hours. Skills include great attitude,
ability to multi-task, affinity for fast-paced
work environment, and enthusiasm for food
and cooking. Apply in person at Celebrations
Catering, 904 N. Main St.. 3-10-10-14
COOKIES BY DESIGN needs weekday
delivery drivers. AM & PM shifts available.
Call for information or come by our Butler
Plaza location 3256 SW 35th Blvd. 378-8821
Web Programmer asp, asp.net, vb script,
c#, SQL knowledge. E-mail resume to
EARN EXTRA MONEY
EASY WORK ON CAMPUS
Call 251-550-5390 3-14-10-14
PT/FT SALES, MARKETING & GRAPHIC
DESIGNERS WANTED: Flexible
hours. Get the experience you need!
Internships avail. Call 380-0076. email
Private dance co. Great for students. Great
pay, fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start
today! 378-3312 3-15-10-14 .
Holiday Inn University Center Hotel
Immediate openings for the following: Night
Auditor, Front Desk and Bellman. Apply in
person Monday Friday 8-5pm 3-11-7-14
EQUINE VETERINARY NURSING.
Veterinary hospital in NW Ocala seeking
students-to join our nursing staff on week-
ends. Please call Mary Ellen Klein, Practice
Manager @ 352-873-7830 for details.
Full time or part time sales agent needed.
Flexible schedule, great job for student and
recent grads! Earn an average $300 per day.
First Horizon Merchant Services a Fortune
500 Company is looking for 3 sales agents in
Gainesville area. Call 866-882-9600 or email
Athletic Director with B.S. in sport-re-
lated field. Prefer athletic background
w/experience as coach or director. FT w/
benefits. Fax resume to 373-5550 or email
Trainee needed for busy espresso bar across
from Oaks Mall. Good pay excellent skills
taught. Email contact info, work references
w/dates & contacts to: tendoug@atlantic.
net. Grad student (or similarly flexible sched-
ule) preferred. 3-10-5-14
Be a summer camp counselor at Circle F
Dude Ranch! Activities include horseback
riding, waterfront, sports, paintball and rock-
wall. Call 1-800-566-3833 or visit www.circle-
f-duderanch.com for more info 3-11-5-14
Busy Chinese Restaurant needs organized,
dependable person for cashier/order-taker/
server. Hourly + tips. Lunches & some din-
ners. 372-4282 3-14-7-14
EXPERIENCED DRIVER PT/FT Nighttime/
daytime. Casino's Pizza 1710 SW 13th St.
Apply within 3-17-10-14
CUSTOMER SERVICE REP NEEDED
University Air Center is looking for an out-
going individual w/good organization skills.
No exp needed. Come see us at 4701- NE
40th Terr off Waldo Rd. PT positions avail.
PT custom framing experience preferred.
The Great Frame Up 4144 NW 16th Blvd.
BABYSITTER needed for M, W, F. Day
hours. 1 year old, light housekeeping. Please
send references & experience to babysitter3
Earn up to $117,500 in bonuses in 2005!
Must have positive attitude and be success
driven. Call 1-877-656-3344 for appt. 3-31-
All Levels Tutor Wanted
Use your time wisely
Good Pay, Flexible Hours
Sell your knowledge!
PT CLEANING SERVICE
Great for college students. Flexible hours.
Excellent pay. No exp nec. 378-8252 3-18-
Premiere co-ed camp on mountain lake
setting hiring instructors & supervisors for
Outdoor Adventure, Ropes, Watersports,
Tennis, Land Sprots, Gymnastics, Creative
& Performing Arts, Incl guitar. Dates:
6/16-8/21. Have a summer of a lifetime
in beautiful Maine! Contact 1-888-993-
5335, firstname.lastname@example.org. Apply at
ATTN: ART STUDENTS
Illustrator needed for children's book. Cute
nocturnal animals. Contact Samantha 352-
The Reitz.Union Productions Department is
now accepting applications for student assis-
tant positions. Productions employees work
in a fast-paced environment setting tables,
chairs, staging and audio-visual equipment'
for meetings and banquets in the Reitz
Union. Opportunities for advancement arel
available in our growing department. Apply
on-line at: www.union.ufl.edu/jobs, and list
"Productions" as your first choice of employ-
Now hiring PT/FT COOKS & CASHIERS.
Apply in person. Tower Rd & 13th St loca-:
Support staff needed working with the devel-
opmentally disabled. Please call 352-359-
3763 or email email@example.com 3-15-7-14
temporary (OPS) position from
April through summer. 25-30
hours per week Monday through
Sunday at psychiatric institution
for adult males. $9.90 per hour.
certification is REQUIRED.
Contact Nancy Shaffer
(352) 264-8249 (NFETC)
An EEO/AA Employer
Excellent starting pay. Work around classes.
Resume builder. Start immed. All ages 18+.
Cond Apply. Call now! 335-1422 3-14-5-14
Customer Serv. Exp.
220 N. Main 375-2152 x 301 3-14-5-14
Custodial duties/Apt Maint.
Transportation a must.
220 N Main 375-2152 x 301 DFWP 3-14-
College Credit Possible $672/wk
888-362-2635 ext 251 for more info. 4-20-
Casino's Pizza & Sub
* Delivery Driver
* Pizza Maker
* Assistant Manager
Experienced only. Call 262-7777 3-16-7-14
Full time/part time people wanted. Must be
customer oriented & dependable. Call Andy
1888-463-1954 X 205 Good pay! 3-11-3-14
Gainesville Country Club
Housekeeping.position PT Mon-Fri 7:00 am
to 1:00 pm. Lunch provided, call Greg at
317-5602 DFWP 3-15-5-14
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PART TIME WORK
30 openings! l
rat payl Flex schedules. Sales/Svc, all
is 18+. Conditions Apply 335-1422.
offer a stable, consistent work environ-
nt with steady hours, a full benefit pack-
) and opportunity to work in an upscale
,llhcare setting Experience preferred but
will train people who possess a posit.e
tude. We offer a very competitive benefit
Housekeeper FT & PT
Groundskeeper FT 7am 3:30 pm
Waltstaff FT & PT
Assistant Dining Room Manager- FT
S TOP INDUSTRY PAYI
Hourly wage, don'r depend on tips!
I work with school schedules; no exp. re-
red, will train Ihose with the righ attitude
Apply in Person"
5100 SW 25tth Blvd
Gainesville, Florida 32608
Oak Hammock is a DFWPiEOEI
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Marketing Specialist, Project Coordinator,
Administrative Assistant for Psychologist's
Small publishing company in psychologist s
office in Alachua needs coordinator of
projects involving book marketing, ship-
ping, sales, client scheduling. workshop
preparation and office correspondence.
Proflency of Microsoft Office necessary. M.
Tn 10am-Spn-. $10 an hour Email resume
firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 386-462-
Weekend work for student. Yard chainsaw
work, carpentry, electrical, plumbing & some
heavy lifting From $6.50-S8 00/hr depends
on skill & experience Call 376-6183 3-11-
Shands at Vista
Mental Health Tech PRN All Shifts,
Weekends High School diploma or
equivalent required, student in clinical health
program or previous expeennce as CNA or
psy.yiriainc tech required Apply on-line at
www hands org click on jobs. Quewstons.
call 265-0411 ext 85402 3-10-2-14
AUNTIE ANNE'S PRETZELS
Hinng store manager shift managers, crew
members Apply in person Oaks Mall Food
LEGAL ASSIST for PilCriminal law office
Wll Irain bnght energetic recent college
grad Fax resume to Courtney 352-335-
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Mgml trainee HCA Palient Account
Services (Ganesville) Acc mgmt health
care admin or finance majors welcome to
apply. Please apply on-line at www orange
parksharedservices corn or consideration;
On-campus interviews to be held at UF in
HIRING KITCHEN STAFF Apply between
2 & 4 Mon-Fri Calico Jack's 3501 SW 2nd
Ave, Creekside Mall 3-22-10-14
EFFECTIVE SPEAKERS 32 yr old NYSE
Co PT. commisslonable. flex hrs. will train
self-starters 866-397-PLAN, Bob Renwick
Now hiing servers, bussers Must be avall-
able minimum 2 weekday lunch shifts Apply
in person On the Border 3100 SW Archer
SATIACT lulor to help develop on-line
study program Contact 352-375-0772 Ex
122 or forward resume to hr@glelm com
www gleim corn 4-5-20-14
PT/FT LANDSCAPERS WANTED
Valid dnver: license a must 352-222-1904
Earn $5-7fhr for participating in psychology
study Come by room 375 Psychology Bldg
UF campus, to apply 3-10-2-14
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers
seeks a Sotiware Tester to execute test
cases assist with or prepare test plans
and scripts, and other testing duties Must
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Jnearned runs remove vision of victory for Gators
By TIM CASEY
Here was no joy in Gainesville
ighty Bryson had struck out.
UF dropped the second game
its midweek series to UNC-
leville 8-5 Wednesday, sending
)arse crowd of 329 home disap-
nted after sitting in rain and cold
Iperatures for three and a half-
Freshman Bryson Barber stood at
plate with the bases loaded, his
n down by three. With two outs
and a full count, Bryson struck out
swinging to end the game.
The Gators (12-4) loaded the
bases and scored a run without get-
ting a hit in the bottom of the ninth
"That's the kind of game you al-
ways dream about," UNC-Asheville
coach Willie Stewart said. "Of
course, if you're on this end, you
almost wake up- in a nightmare.
It's the fun in baseball. If we didn't
have exciting games like this, I don't
know if people would wait to come
The Bulldogs rallied to win by
"At that time, I really
thought we had the md-
mentum and those last
three innings, I was going
to do my job, we'd get a
couple of runs and win it."
scoring four unearned runs on two
hits in the top of the ninth inning
against UF closer Darren O'Day.
Freshman Bryan Augenstein
made his first career start, pitching
three innings, striking out two and
allowing four runs on four hits and
O'Day entered the game with
the bases loaded and one out in the
sixth and induced an inning-ending
"At that time, I really thought we
had the momentum and those last
three innings, I was going to do my
job, we'd get a couple of runs and
win it," O'Day said.
Junior shortstop Justin Tordi
ended his streak of 96 consecutive
starts. Tordi injured his back diving
for a ball in the sixth inning Tuesday
night and sat out with back spasms.
Second baseman Adam Davis
took Tordi's place at shortstop,
while Stephen Barton filled in for
Davis, leaving an opening for Gavin
Dickey in left field.
Dickey went 2-for-3 with an RBI,
a double and a stolen base.
"Tordi is the staple of our team.
He's a leader on and off the field,"
Dickey said. "He's the cornerstone
of our infield. It was a little differ-
ent without him. We had guys fill in
pretty nicely in his absence."
outrageouss golfer struggles with medical conditions
JF COACH JILL BRILES-HINTON:
ALLORY, SHE'S A FIGHTER.'
By NICK ZACCARDI
UF golfer Mallory Code remains in in-
Aive care at a Denver hospital fighting
Itiple life-threatening health conditions, a
diversity Athletic Association source said
lier this week.
Code, a sophomore, has been fighting off
iplications resulting from cystic fibrosis, a
g disorder, and diabetes for months both at
ads at UF and in Denver.
"Mallory, she's a fighter," UF coach Jill
Briles-Hinton said. "So that's what I expect
her to do. I'll just keep her and her family in
Sports Information Director Sarah Riesberg
confirmed that Code suffers from pneumonia,
a yeast infection and acute respiratory distress
Neither Code nor her sister Whitney has
played golf since Fall 2003, and her older
brother .Jordan formerly competed for the
VARGAS HONORED: James Vargas was named
the co-Southeastern Conference golfer of the
week following his performance at the Puerto
Rico Classic last weekend.
Vargas, who shared the honor with
McGowan, turned in the
lowest round of any Gators
player this year a 65 on
the opening day in Puerto
Fellow junior Matt
Every received the same
E SEC honor last week fol-
lowing his victory at the
Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship.
MEN RISE, WOMEN FALL IN RANKINGS:
Vargas and the Gators have cracked-the top
10 in the most recent Golfweek rankings,
-holding the No. 9 spot.
UF dropped out of the top 25 after a
preseason No. 1 ranking but won two con-
secutive tournaments to start the spring.
They Gators will compete in
the Southern Highlands Collegiate
Championship in Las Vegas, Nev., this
The UF women's rankings have slipped,
however. The Gators fell one position to
No. 16 after finishing sixth in t'le Gator
Invitational over the weekend.
The winners of the Gator Invitational,
Wake Forest, bounced UF from the top 15,
rising from 18th to 10th in the rankings.
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Alligator SEC Tournament Predictions
Thursday, March 10
Friday, March 11
SOUTH CAROLINA-The Rebels gave South Carolina a
scare in the season finale, narrowly falling in overtime. Expect
the Gamecocks to win this one decisively Mississippi will
Shave no answer for Carlos Powell inside.
[E4] SOUTH CAROLINA
MSU Mississippi State was the earl, ravonre to 'nir e Is
SEC. buT r as since faltered. A loss to Georgia, however, woulc,;.
I be lai-out sr o":ving. Lawrence Rot.rtis will get the ball early '
3:15 PM ard often. ending all talis of a craz) upset. .
[W3] MISSISSIPPI STATE
3:15 PM .
ARKANSAS Trhs should be the nest game of tth'ffirs
rournaO, .1in r 3ransas getting tre sligt oeag. Walcn tor i o rnn
Brewer t. go up against oefernsieiy<-:ralernPe Scooier
McFaagon Brewer will DreaK out for at least 20 points.
I Pr~r~ i o~painr ai~1l slni coe
Saturday, March 12
ALABAMA-Alabama had no problem defeating
South Carolina earlier this season, and the Tide will score
an easy win again. USC's Powell versus 'Bama's Chuck
Davis makes for a good matchup, but the Gamecocks
can't stop Kennedy Winston and Earnest Shelton.
Game 9 1:00 PM
-MSU.- U Is on'a tetr,.but this is a bad matchup for
tr eGators. UF. hs fiab'iittie4ucc~es Ls iear against tall
frontcoiurts, and the Buildogs have two monster players
'in Rouens dnd-MarcusCamplell. But don't counr out the
SKENTUCKY Stiil seeingg from ie loss at uF. the
WIldcats will take oui'their frustrations on ite Razoroacks.
Arkansas will compete early, and maybe even lead in the
First half, but Kentucky will come away with a big win.
[E1] KENTUCKY I
Game 10 3:15 PM
VANDERBILT-Auburn has no starter taller than 6-foot-
6. Vanderbilt has a 7-foot-2 starter who shoots threes but
can't rebound. Go figure. This should be an easy win for the
SCommodores, who need a deep run in this tournamentto
secure an NCAA berth.
[W2] LOUISIANA STATE
shocked MSU in a 49-point
rout in January. It was much
closer in the season finale,
but Alabama still pulled
away. It's difficult to beat a
quality team three times in
one season, but the Tide
Game 11 1:00 PM
LSU -The legion of blue
and white fans will leave
Atlanta devastated when
Glen Davis and Brandon
Bass dominate Randolph
Morris and Chuck Hayes. An
SEC Championship without
LSU An all-SEC West
championship is rare, bu|
this should be a great
game that comes down
to the wire. In the end,
Bass will show national
television audience why
he was the SEC Player
of the Year when he
notches 20 points and
LSU LSU is playing its best'ball as of late, but this will
be a surprisingly close game. Awin could clinch an NCAA
berth for Vandy, but LSU will pull away late, leaving the
Commodores headed to the NIT.
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Crowder looks to secure first-round spot
to NCAA meet
The No. 2 UF men's track and field team will send nine
athletes in 10 different events to the 2005 NCAA Indoor
Championships, held March 11-12 at the Randal Tyson Track
Center. The fourth-ranked women's team will travel nine ath-
letes in seven events to the meet.
The men's squad finished tied for second at the NCAA
Indoor meet in 2004 with a program-best 38 points, and will
look to finish in the top 10 for the sixth time in the last 10
"We got just about everybody in that we thought we
would," UF men's track and field coach Mike Holloway said.
"We're a little disappointed Shane Stroup and Dwight Ruff
didn't get in, but we're looking forward to the challenge ahead
of us. This might be the most balanced squad we've had. It's
probably also the most confident team we've had. Everybody
is healthy and well-rested, and we're ready to go."
The women's team also finished second in 2004 with a
sum of 51. points and has ended the Indoor meet in the top
five in six of the past nine seasons.
GATORS, from page 28
Fason and linebacker Channing
Crowder, a sophomore that also left
school early, are UF's only first-day
picks, Miami Dolphins general man-
ager Rick Spielman said.
"These two guys are good play-
ers, don't get me wrong; but there
has been three or four or five guys
that you come to look at," Spielman
Green Bay Packers defensive co-
ordinator Jim Bates and other coach-
es agreed, saying that UF having
GIRV BALLS, from page:
only two "draft-
able players" is
may have af-
Crowded hovered around
50 degrees on Wednesday, and nu-
merous coaches and players said it
may have affected their workouts.
"This is a little bit of an example
of when you have ideal conditions
to work out at the combine, then
his character and injury history. It's probably safe to
say Crowder could have dogged it out there and the
scouts wouldn't care they know what he's capable
Fason had a pretty good workout from what the
NFL'ers said. That's important because Fason could
get squeezed out of the first round depending on
how the draft shakes out. Being drafted in the first
round, even at No. 32, makes a difference in the wal-
Of course, Crowder and Fason were the two
you have to come here and work
out in this, like, Wisconsin weather,
it affects them a little bit," Spielman
said, referring to the NFL combine
in Indianapolis that both Faso~rand
But Fason was happy with his
workout and plans to celebrate on
"I'll be in Jacksonville," Fason
said. "I'm having a little draft party
get together high school coaches
and basically family."
It beats eating breakfast by your-
players everyone was focusing on, and most likely
they will set themselves up financially for the rest of
their lives. But in the words of coaches like Bates and
Hunley, you expect to seriously be looking.at four or
five guys at UF Pro Day.
That doesn't discount the chances of guys like Mo
Mitchell and Matt Leach getting drafted late on the
second day. It only means that this didn't feel like a
UF Pro Day.
As for Honest Urban, the meaning of a down
year at Pro Day is undetermined. Does it mean the
best is yet to come because the best players were the
younger bunch, or does Meyer truly have some work
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Breakfast doesn't slow Fason
* FASON'S 40-YARD DASH
TIMES WERE IN THE 4.5's.
By IAN FISHER
SAlligator Staff Writer
Although Ciatrick Fason said he
went into Wednesday's UF Pro Day
liKe it was game, it didn't actually
end up that way.
The former Gators player did
something he'd never done in
preparation for his workout for NFL
scouts and coaches.
"I was just so focused, I got
up at like 7 o'clock and I went to
Denny's," said Fason, who left the
Gators after his junior year.
"I never ate by myself before in
my whole life inside a restaurant. I
just sat in there for like an hour and
a half until it was time to come over
Fason was so focused he didn't
even remember what he had for
"I had a whole bunch of food,"
he said. "I don't even know."
Despite probably -being pretty
full, Fason had a good workout, he
Fason said he was clocked in the
-ange of 4.46-4.52 seconds in the 40-
"I heard from late first to early
E,- At' [round], but they said after
my workout today, I might go up,"
Fason said. "Hopefully I opened up
some eyes out here today.
"They said I had a lot of top
running backs coaches out here ...
My individuall workout, I had a
little crowd over there. I'm hoping it
helped me out a lot and put me up
in that middle first round."
Fason will likely be selected
after Auburn's Ronnie Brown and
Camell "Cadillac" Williams and
im uasey. Ailgaror
Ex-UF tailback Ciatrick Fason showcases his receiving talents for NFL
scouts. Fason could get drafted in the late first round.
Texas' Cedric Benson. this year, no matter if it's mid-first,
"I can do everything those guys late first or early second [round],
do but a little better," Fason said. "I because I feel like I should've been
put myself as the No. 1 back. up in the top 10 along with those
"It's just I don't get the hype that backs."
the other guys do. I'm going to be
the steal of the running backs corps SEE GATORS, PAGE 27
Big Three shine
By BRYAN APP
Alligator Staff Writer
Four of the Gators' starting five members, were
awarded All-Southeastern Conference team honors by the
league's coaches Tuesday.
Junior guard Anthony Roberson was
one of three players to receive first team
All-SEC honors with a unanimous vote
of the 12 league coaches.
"I think Peep was definitely deserv-
ing," junior guard Matt Walsh said.
"He's had some scoring outbursts
some 30-plus point games."
Robern Senior forward David Lee made the
eight-player first-team roster for the
first time in his career.
Walsh, who averaged 12.3 points and a team-high three
assists per game, received second team honors for the sec-
ond consecutive season.
Freshman forward Corey Brewer, who has a team-
leading 38 steals this season, was honored as a SEC All-
Freshman Team player.
Kentucky coach Tubby Smith, who led the Wildcats
to their 43rd SEC championship this season, was also a
unanimous selection for Coach of the Year after receiving
the same award from the Associated Press on Tuesday.
Roberson, the only player to average more than 20
points per game in league play, was honored with his sec-
ond first team All-SEC selection in as many days.
The SEC scoring leader, however, fell just short of
Louisiana State sophomore forward Brandon Bass for the
coaches' SEC Player of the Year award.
After being named SEC Player of the Year by the AP,
Bass swept both honors, edging out Roberson, 5-4, in the
Alabama junior forward Kennedy Winston, also a
unanimous first-team selection, received two votes, while
Kentucky senior forward Chuck Hayes garnered one.
"I laid it on the floor, laid it on the line, and everybody
Shas their own opinions," Roberson said. "But Brandon
Bass is Player of the Year, so I'm happy for him."
Said Walsh: "Brandon Bass is a great player, too. But if
you're asking me, I'd have voted for Peep."
'Down year' for draftworthy football talent surprises NFL scouts
A s alluded to in my colleague's col-
umn on Wednesday, honesty is a
All of the sudden, there's a breath of
fresh air in the Swamp, and his name is
But we can't stop there. We hacks that
make up the Gators media have to have
Cue the UF Pro Day tape. And remem-
ber these are their words, not mine.
"Talent varies from year to year, and
some guys develop and some don't,"
Cingnnati Bengals linebackers coach Ricky
Throwing Girv Balls
"It's a down year,
definitely, for a Florida
Wait, there's more:
"Definitely [it's a
down year]," said Jim
Bates, former Miami
Dolphins interim head
coach and now the de-
fensive coordinator of
the Green Bay Packers.
"We have a fewer
number of coaches and scouts compared
to past years, and it's a down year in num-
"When you only have two or three draft-
able players at the University of Florida,
Now to the more serious.part the NFL
coaches' honesty aside, it's the simple
fact that this is a "down year" in terms of
Gators that are draftable on April 23-24 that
How appropriate that it was a dark,
damp, and simply unpleasant day. It was
dead-ville in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
Last year there was a bit.of excitement
out there. Not in 2005.
There was plenty, of talk about how
good the players were and how bad th
coach was during the 2004 season. If thz
still holds true, then all that NFL-level ta]
ent did not reside in the senior class an,
subsequently was absent on Wednesday.
It only rested in a junior and a sophc
more three years removed from high school
Ciatrick Fason and Channing Crowder.
Both are quite draftable and both eve
have a chance at first-round draft. status
A lot of boards have Crowder going in th
first round, but much of his status depend
on how teams evaluate him in regards t
SEE GIRV BALLS, PAGE 2
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* UF center Mike Degory was
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Trophy Spring Watch. The award is
given annually to the nation's top
U 1987: UF center Dwayne Schintzius ties
his own Gators blocks record for the third
time by swatting Georgia seven times.
Schintzius finished with four seven-block
games, second-most all time.
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