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ING THE SEC.
By LOUIS ANASTASIS
W min t under the radar,
the atbn, deaideteat aain, ". ."o
winning their first SEC Tournament.
DW do you make history?
Silence an ocean of fans that
attended the self-described Blue
C cocktail Party.
How do YOU make history?
Ensure that Interstate 75 will be clogged -
with a sullen Lexington-bound caravan .
Sunday night. '
How do you make history?
Enter a conference tournament with
minimal national attention, then sucker-
punch Kentucky for the_ second time in
Sunday, the Southeastern Conference
crowned UF as Southeastern Conference
"I had that picture in my mind that -
they were going to walk away sad," junior
guard Anthony Roberson said. "It was like
a home game for Kentucky, but our team
is going to get the most praise, the most
glory, the most happiness."
Roberson like his teammates has
relief and satisfaction: relief because UF
took its first-ever SEC Tournament cham- .
pionship, and satisfaction from knowing
that the championship was won against
the archrival UF has fallen to so many
times in the past. Matt Marriott/ Alligator Staff
"We proved to the world that we're a Juniors Matt Walsh and Anthony Roberson cut down the net after UF won the Southeastern Conference Tournament Champion-
SEE MEN'S, PAGE 9 ship. It was the first time the Gators won the Tournament.
Progress files election complaints, alleges collusion
By BRIDGET CAREY
and NEIL HUGHES
Alligator Staff Writers
More students have claimed the
Gator Party is promising positions
in Student Government, and elec-
tions officials are investigating the
An e-mail on a Delta Sigma Pi
listserv stating fraternity members
have been promised positions
in exchange for Gator votes has
spurred one of six election com-
plaints against the Gator and Impact
parties, all filed by Progress Party
spokeswoman Rosemarie Clouston.
The complaints also address parties'
failures to submit campaign finance
A candidate for SG Supreme
Court, Student Sen. Andrew
Hoffman, also was hit with a com-
plaint for supporting Impact though
Supreme Court candidates are re-
quired to remain politically neutral
The Election Commission will
meet at 8:30 tonight in the SG confer-
ence room to discuss the complaints
and make a ruling on what punish-
ment the parties will face, if any.
A promising e-mail
Michael Coogan of Delta Sigma
Pi, a business fraternity, sent out the
following e-mail to the fraternity's
"I wanted to clarify that in re-
turn for our block voting (minus
our brothers slated with other par-
ties of course, GO JESSICA!) with
the Gator Party, appointments and
provisions in Student Government
will be made possible to Delta Sig
SEE COMPLAINT, PAGE 9
sings at the
evening at the
Phillips Center for
the Performing Arts.
See story, pg. 10.
Available from Commercial News Providers"
* UF's Kerron Clement broke
Michael Johnson's 400-me-
ter dash world record, set in
1995. Clement ran it in 44.57
seconds, defeating Johnson's
44.63 by a healthy margin.
The Gators finished in second
place to Arkansas, while the
women finished in second
to Tennessee. Also, thrower
Candice Scott set her collegiate
record again. See story, pg. 21.
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SG ELECTIONSdorses N
Sowell endorses Ngin at rally
By DAVID COHEN
Student Body President Jamal
Sowell announced his support of
the Impact Party at a Florida Gym
campaign rally Sunday, dealing
a blow to a precedent in Student
"Dennis Ngin is the most quali-
fied, most deserving and most ap-
propriate choice to be the Student
Body president of the University
of Florida," said Sowell of his trea-
"Dennis is a public servant. His
involvement has never been in a
master plan to garner power; the
impetus of his own involvement
was a sincere concern for student
life and a passion to make a differ-
However, Sowell understood
that problems could cross his desk
during his last few weeks in office
following the Sunday endorse-
"It is unorthodox for a sitting
president to endorse a candidate to
be his successor, but I am compelled
to break this tradition because of
my sincere love-and dedication to
this student body," he said.
Sowell said that he is happy
with the state of SG because of
the changes created by his party,
Though Ngin is Student Body
treasurer with Access, a Florida
Blue Key member took the party
name early in the election season
to confuse and discourage student
voters, according to an Alligator
investigation and anonymous
"It is unorthodox for a sitting
president to endorse a can-
didate to be his successor,
but I am compelled to break
this tradition because of my
sincere love and dedication
to this student body."
Student Body president
Following the name-claiming
troubles, party members chose the
name Phoenix but decided later on
the name Impact.
"There is no need to change the
tune of the orchestra," Sowell said.
"Regardless of all of the politics,
he has maintained his tune. The
orchestra needs Dennis Ngin as its
However, Ngin said he was not
convinced that the endorsement
would pull the election his way.
"We're definitely up against a
lot. It's not an easy election. We
don't have an army of people. It's
up to students," he said.
Student Sen. Mike Belle, a can-
didate for the Gainesville City
Commission, also revealed his sup-
port for Ngin at the rally.
Belle walked into the lecture
hall wearing a suit and throughout
his speech he gradually undressed
revealing an Impact T-shirt under-
He called the Impact Party the
"We heed to be for all students,"
About 60 Impact supporters at-
tended the rally.
Students will have the opportu-
nity to choose new representatives
in the Student Government election
Tuesday and Wednesday.
Presidential candidates and
Voice treasurer candidate Justin
Lauer will debate today at noon on
the Reitz Union Ampitheater.
Jeff Sirmons / Alligator Staff
Student Body President Jamal Sowell publicly endorses Im-
pact Party presidential nominee Dennis Ngin.
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Presidential hopefuls debate basketball etiquette
By BRIDGET CAREY
Alligator Staff Writer
They debated conspiracy theories and online voting, but
in Friday's Alligator-hosted Student Body presidential de-
bate, all three candidates easily agreed on one thing: Students
should be able to rush the court after a Florida victory.
The Gator Party's Joe Goldberg, Impact's Dennis Ngin
and Progress' MacKenzie Moritz faced three Alligator editors
monitoring the debate and dishing out most of the questions.
"I don't see why not," Ngin said of stu-
dents rushing the field. "Let's have some
Goldberg agreed, noting that team
spirit is one of the best things about UF's
campus. Moritz agreed with his opponents
with a laugh and quick answer of his con-
sensus, "No really, rush the field." -
Goldberg The three candidates will battle for
control of Student Government and power
over nearly $11 million of students' fees during the election
Tuesday and Wednesday.
Questions also came from the candidates themselves who
had the opportunity to ask one question with a follow-up to
each of their opponents. The nearly 80 attendees also had the
chance to ask questions of the contenders.
The competing trio squirmed in their seats when asked
whom they would support if a runoff election occurred. A
presidential candidate must receive a majority of votes to
win. If no candidate receives a inajority, then the two parties
with the most votes will go head to head in a run-off election
held the following week. .
Ngin said he would support Progress' Moritz because he
has great respect for him.
Goldberg also said he would vote for Moritz because he
admired the passion he showed, having only been involved
in SG for a year.
With Moritz the last to answer, he paused and said, "I
think I would spend a lot of time in the voting booth."
Lightening the mood but avoiding the answer, Moritz
added, "I have a lot more time to make up my mind, and I'm
going to use all of it that I can."
Asked about a connection between SG and the leadership
organization Florida Blue Key, Goldberg was the only candi-
date who did not give a general response.
"There is absolutely no role in Student Government with
Florida Blue Key," Goldberg said, who
is an FBK member. "Some great Student
Government leaders happen to be in
[Florida] Blue Key," he said, explaining
i that just because a student is active in both
SG and FBK organizations, it doesn't mean
FBK has anything to do with SG.
Ngin and Moritz both said they were not
Ngin FBK members so they could not speculate
the answer to the question, but Moritz proposed that the
"negativity" associated with FBK is probably the fault of par-
ticular students and not the organization as a whole.
The weakest link
Candidates addressed a question about what is the weak-
est part of their platform. Goldberg said that there was noth-
ing weak about his platform, and everything was feasible to
The weakest part of the Progress Party platform, Moritz
said, is that some of his goals have been seen in elections past.
He says it's discouraging for students to read the same plat-
forms throughout the years and "see nothing get done."
-Impact's weakness was what they call the "Impact
Challenge" and trying to inspire the average student to get
Goldberg said students should not only look at a parties'
platforms, but rather "who can implement the platforms the
best." He argued the Gator Party has the best chance to ac-
complish the most because of his four years of experience in
SG and the connections he has made with campus and city
officials during that time.
Students who attend UF's satellite schools still pay the
same amount of Activity & Service Fees, yet they don't get to
reap the same benefits from paying the fees as do Gainesville
students. While Moritz gave a general statement about mak-
ing sure students are getting their money's worth, Goldberg
and Ngin went further.
Ngin said that the key is to give dis-
tanced students a way to become involved
in SG, and one step can be to offer those
students early voting and mail-in ballots in
future SG elections.
Goldberg said that the current Satellite
Campus Cabinet should be better utilized.
oritz Ngin said the biggest mistake made
while working with Student Body President Jamal Sowell
was that they waited too long to accomplish their platform
goals and encourage student involvement.
"My goal is to always shoot higher," Ngin said.
Goldbeig said that his platform to prevent ~JF from being
a dr\ campus, comes from a negative attitude the UF admin-
istration has toward his push for extending bar-closing times
"Administration has fought me every step of the way,"
Goldberg said about his goal to keep bars open one hour lon-
ger but not extend the time for alcohol sales for student
Every candidate was inmsupport of online voting for future
SG elections, but Goldberg made it clear that he was not in
support of online voting until after the elections and after
more research has been collected.
By MEGAN V. WINSLOW
An Alachua County Fire
Rescue firefighter was arrested
and charged with aggravated
battery after allegedly shooting a
Gainesville man Sunday morning.
Minnich, of 2330
SW Williston Rd.,
was off duty at
A. Krevetske of
318 NW 24th St.,
Minnich when an argu-
ment between the men escalated,
said Gainesville Police spokesman
"They were arguing and it got
louder it got physical," Kameg
Krevetske pulled out a flash-
light and proceeded to break
out several of the windows of
Minnich's car while he was inside,
according to a GPD report.
After Krevetske stepped away
from the vehicle, Minnich bran-
dished a .40-caliber handgun and
shot Krevetske twice, in the.leg
and upper chest, reports state.
A handgun was recovered
from Minnich's pockets, and he
expressed concern for the victim,
"How is the guy I shot?"
Minnich reportedly said after be-
ing arrested: "He's going to live,
Although Kameg said he be-
lieves the incident occurred be-
cause of a missing purse, witnesses
said it might have stemmed from
an argument over a girl.
One of Krevetske's room-
mates,. UF student Gavin Keiner,
said there have been incidents of
"violent behavior" by Krevetske
"I'm shocked and fed up,"
Keiner said. "I'm glad he's okay,
but this is too much I'm a stu-
dent and I don't need gunfights in
my front yard."
Minninch's status with Alachua
County Fire Rescue remains un-
"Anyone has certain rights, and
we don't just take arbitrary action
without evaluating the situation,"
ACFR Chief Will Gray May said.
Minnich, a firefighter emer-
gency medical technician, has
been with the department for four
Krevetske remains in critical
but stable condition.
AGH awaits re-accreditation
* SHANDS AT AGH'S MARCH 2002 IN-
SPECTION RECEIVED NEGATIVE MARKS.
By IVETTE MENDEZ
Tension among Shands staff last week
was eased Friday as the Joint Commission on
Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations com-
pleted its round of inspections.
-But it will be another month of anticipation,
especially for the troubled Shands at AGH facil-
ity, before the hospitals learn whether they've
received re-accreditation from the commission.
Shands Marketing and Public Relations
spokesman Lance Skelly did not express concern
about the three-day inspection, a routine proce-
dure done every three years.
"This is simply AGH's year," Skelly said in an
"Accreditation inspections typically span three
days and include site visits and interviews with
patients, employees and physicians in order to
determine that compliance standards are being
met," he added.
But during the AGH branch's last inspection in
March 2002, it received negative scores in heart-
failure and pneumonia care.-
The commission required improvements from
the hospital staff in those two areas before grant-
ing it full accreditation a year later in March 2003.
Accreditation is awarded based on how\ well
organizations meet-the commission's standards,
Skelly said in the e-mail.
Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan has contacted UF
President Bernie Machen, Shands CEO Tim
Goldfarb and Congresswoman Corrine Brown
regarding the hospital's condition.
Hanrahan requested assistance from Brown in
a letter in coniiideiation of the "substannal por-
tion of Gainesville's population" served by AGH.
Closing AGH would leave a huge health care
gap, Hanrahan said in the letter.
Brown has been involved with Gainesville in
other projects, such as helping to obtain $6,000 in
federal funding for Depot Park.
Hanrahan said despite Brown's shared con-
cerns, she didn't know about the feasibility of
"It is the busiest emergency room in
"She was very concerned," Hanrahan said.
The hospital is not performing proper upkeep
of its infrastructure and must either close or reno-
vate, Hanrahan said.
"It is the busiest emergency room in town,"
But Shands owns enough land to rebuild at
its current location according to a study done by
UF's College of Architecture.
The surrounding property is sufficient to sup-
port AGH's needs for renovation.
Shands CEO Tim Goldfarb declined comment
on any future plans for renovation.
"While no decisions have been made, renova-
tion at the current site, as well as rebuilding at the
current site or at a different location are options
that have been discussed," Skelly said in the e-
The Shands HealthCare Board soon will be
releasing a possible plan for the redevelopment
of Shands at AGH.
Any redevelopment plan adopted will require
that patient care continue at the highe-.t quality
standards in the current facility for several more
years. Full implementation likely will span five to
seven years, he added.
MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2005 E ALLIGATOR, 5
a dirty race
A ll three parties in this year's
Student Government elections
have their relative advantages
and their own share of political excre-
ment to wash off.
We don't consider Voice a party.
The Gator Party boasts the most-
qualified-on-paper presidential candi-
date in Joe Goldberg. But in the ulti-
mate test of leadership mettle, paper
sucks. For one, Gator's other executive
candidates are thoroughly forgettable.
We don't think this is coincidence.
Goldberg always has portrayed him-
self as the star of the show. Last year he
took the Student Senate into his own
hands by ignoring senators who mo-
tioned to appoint someone he didn't
like as SG Productions chairman.
Recently, he railed against, then
supported, then waffled back on on-
show is "safer
is the Greek-
Mike Gimignani backed candi-
Editorial Notebook date, it is easy
email@example.com to dism
Frankly, we don't care. Our feelings
against Gator run far deeper than that.
Many have named Gator officials as
participants in shady deal-making,
and we believe at least some of the ac-
cusations are true.
We don't want to feel our representa-
tion is being sold on the open market.
Dennis Ngin poses the opposite
problem for us: while we have few
questions of his desire to. support the
student body, we are concerned with
his fortitude. Several times last week,
Ngin answered questions on possible
oversight during his stint as treasurer
by blaming others. That certainly
doesn't exude strength of leadership.
We wonder how much power he
would wield on the Board of Trustees,
as its sole voting student member. His
boss, Jamal Sowell, followed months
of promising student representation
by voting for block tuition. Ngin said
he didn't talk to Sowell about the deci-
sion. Blunders like that are credibility
destroyers, especially on the board.
MacKenzie Moritz, Progress' presi-
dential candidate, may not be the best
answer to that challenge. He is by far
the least outwardly qualified of his
pack, and his ability to garner support
among SG insiders will no doubt be an
ongoing concern should he be elected.
We believe, however, he will over-
come these paper handicaps.
In addition, Progress candidate
Susan Vaz Henriques puts the other
hopefuls for treasurer to shame. Having
worked in SG finance for years, she
seems the most able of any executive
candidate to separate students' needs
from her position's politics.
In short, less than two months
distances these warring factions from
having to work together again, and we
feel the least political of these parties is
the best for us lowly students.
Mike Gimignani is managing editor
of the Alligator.
Bottom line: The students want online voting
W e don't need candidates to tell us
that their constituents support online
voting. Our own poll taken over the
weekendshows more than 70 percent of stu-
dents believe in the measure the same way
they did the last time. And the time before that.
In fact, every time this pesky issue pops its
head out, the Alligator runs stories, editorials
and reader quizzes. Every time, students vote
in favor of online elections by huge margins.
Resistance to the online voting system by
those, such as Gator Party presidential candi-
date Joe Goldberg, who are concerned with the
* The Alligator editorial board an-
nounces its official endorsement for
the Tuesday and Wednesday Student
system's security, likely
made more impact
years ago when it first
The point can be
made that identities
placed online become
easier to steal. But
those who steal others'
identities are criminals.
We could focus more
on those who break
the rules after the system is in place, rather than
* The Gator, Impact and Progress par-
ties weigh in on the race for Student
Body president, while the Voice Party
describes the benefits of split-ticket
wait forever for conceivable bugs to peter out.
This is not feasible. Since the Student
Government Supreme Court removed the
students' right to choose on this matter, it's the
duty of the Student Senate, in this session or the
next, to bring the initiative to the Senate floor for
a debate and, eventually, a vote.
If there are security concerns, let them be ad-
dressed. In the end, a decision must be made.
That decision must be made at a scheduled
public meeting that considers both sides of the
issue and adheres to Florida's Sunshine laws.
Dwayne Robinson is editor of the Alligator.
* Kristian Sedefo speaks out about the
Gatory Party's stance on online voting.
U Andrew Hoffman says the administra-
tion shouldn't take all of the blame.
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6, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2005
Party offers change and
emphasis on students
making an official endorsement is no easy task,
and the Alligator editorial board's choice for this
Student Government election was no different.
We had to look at many factors in order to determine
which party best represents the students' needs, provides
the most access for students and has the ability to stand up
for the students and actively fight to make change happen.
We interviewed every candidate on the executive ballot
in order to get a sense of how they personally would do
their job. We held debates so the students could see first-
hand the positions of each candidate on the issues. Finally,
we considered all of our findings in an especially long meet-
ing of the editorial board so we could be sure we supported
the right party.
In every stage of this process, the Progress Party emerged
as the clear victor.
They are the only party that has not demonstrated in the
past a tendency to shy away from decisions that would ben-
efit the student body at the possible cost of damage to their
SG careers. They are the only party that has not, as far as
we've seen, resorted to shady dealings in order to advance
their own interests. They are the only party that has put
together a detailed platform based on the input of average
students not just an elite minority.
Despite what the Gator Party and Impact Party will tell
you, pandering to powerful multicultural organizations
is not the same as "reaching out to the average student."
These organizations no more represent the collective will
of the people who fall under their racial, religious or other
groups than the Greek councils represent the will of all stu-
dents in fraternities and sororities.
To put it simply, Progress is the only party-that seems
honestly to hold the interests of the students as its highest
priority. Progress has withstood our tests and emerged as
a positive choice in an election season plagued by negative
campaigning and corruption.
We hope you will use this sort of rigorous process of
examining and comparing the candidates when you make
your choice on Tuesday and Wednesday. Take our opinions
Into consideration, because we have the resources to make
in-depth comparisons that are logistically improbable for
students to match, but take the time to do your own re-
While you are doing so, don't confine your consideration
to the executive tickets. At the end of the day, the Student
Senate has as much (if not more) influence in the actual
workings of SG as the executive branch does.
If you want to see change, don't vote for your executive
candidates and blow off the senators. Also, don't necessar-
ily vote for a straight ticket of senators from the party you
voted for on the executive ticket.
When you look closely at the parties, we are confident
you will come to the same conclusion that we did: Progress
is the best for the students.
Everyone by now is tired of hearing about the elections
from their friends, from the Alligator and, most of all, from
the flier-dispensing party inembers who accost students
Hopefully, you are more tired of hearing about the con-
stant stream of corrupt, unrepresentative and sometimes
simply inept actions that come from SG.
If you would rather have an end to these complaints,
the first step is getting off of your couch, going to the poll-
ing place and letting everyone know that you want to see
Progress in SG.
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Despite issues, we love the 'home run'
T he are some interesting parallels between America's
two national pastimes baseball and politics. The
reigning kings of these sports, Barry Bonds and
George W. Bush, have been under attack over integrity
issues issues that point to deeper problems within their
respective sports and threaten to bring down each house
of cards. But Bonds and other big-league behemoths
should not worry. Once again, the American people will
learn to stop worrying and love the home run.
Next week, there will be congressional hearings where
politicians can be counted on to make grand speeches and
take politically expedient positions. This time, however,
members of Congress will be grilling beefy baseball play-
ers instead of shifty-eyed public officials.
The subject matter will also be drastically different.
War, terrorism, "intelligence" and WMDs will not be hot
topics of discussion. Instead,: the issue will be steroids
- who bought them, sold them and used them.
Bonds hasn't been called to testify yet, but it took a
while to get Bush to go too.
In both cases, it was a tell-all book that boiled the broth.
In the game of politics, it was Richard Clarke's book,
"Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror."
For baseball, it was Jose Canseco's book, "Juiced: Wild
Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball
Both books are damning accounts from insiders that
take aim at the top player, among others. According to a
New York Times report, Canseco writes that he inspired
Bonds to use steroids at a home run contest in Las Vegas
in February 2000. At the contest, Canseco took off his shirt
and showed off his muscled, 255-pound body. Canseco's
body caught the eye of Bonds, who asked Canseco how he
had gotten so huge.
"(Bonds) showed up in spring 2001 with 40 pounds of
added muscle,".Canseco writes.
Clarke also aimed for the top when he wrote that Bush
"failed to act prior to September 11 on the threat from
al Qaeda despite repeated warn-
ings." The shift of focus to Saddam
Hussein, Clarke wrote, "launched
an unnecessary and costly war in
Iraq that strengthened the funda-
mentalist, radical Islamic terrorist
Like Bush, Bonds has learned
email@example.com that the best defense is a good of-
fense. Bonds was quoted in USA
Today as saying, "I don't know
Canseco, besides hello and goodbye. I don't put any
weight into what he says ... It's to make a buck, that's all
The White House had fought back similarly. According
to CNN, Bush's attack dog Dick Cheney said Clarke
"wasn't in the loop" on major decisions ard might hold a
personal grudge against Condi Rice.
But the White House strategy isn't just to attack the
credibility of the blabbering insider. It is, most impor-
tantly, to tell the fans to forget about the past, move on
and watch the home runs.
The home runs for the White House have been the
capture of Hussein and, later, the elections in Iraq. They
tell us, the fans, not to worry about how they pumped up
their case for war in order to hit them in the first place. The
important thing is to watch the power and beauty of the
home run, take another swig of beer and cheer the hitter
as he rounds the bases.
I believe Bonds will take a lesson here from the Babe
of the political game. He will come back to the ballpark
strong and won't give an inch to his attackers. He knows
that, once he starts hitting those tape-measure home runs
and breaking those incredible records, the fans will stop
grumbling; rise from their seats and cheer him as he
rounds the bases.
Jason Levitt is a journalism and political science
senior. His column appears on Monudazi
The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.
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Letters to the Editor
Gator stance shows deeper motivations
Editor: It seems the Gator Party is adamant
against online voting because of "security is-
sues." It seems to me the GatorLink accounts
are set up for that reason; the fact that we deal
with finances and register for our classes on-
line shows that doing things online is very safe.
Banks and credit card companies would not
have online banking if it weren't in their best
interests, and these are Student Government
elections not one's life savings.
I think the real reason goes deeper, though.
It's no secret that the fraternities and sorori-
ties ask their members to keep their "I voted"
stickers and give them points or whatever it
may be to make sure they have those votes for
their candidates. With no such incentive, many
students don't go out and vote, yet online vot-
ing would make it much easier for students to
take that initiative. The Gator Party does not
want to make it easier for the average student
to vote. Keeping this monopoly on voting is
just a way of making the Greek votes count
that much more. In essence, not supporting
online voting is just a way of keeping SG the
elitist system that currently is in place.
Students share the blame for problems
Editor: The recent discourse in the Alligator
has stated the administration doesn't take stu-
dent opinion into account when making deci-
sions that affect us. I agree, but students par-
tially are to blame: Just as politicians tend not
to care-about people who don't vote, adminis-
trators never are going to take student opinion
seriously when we don't do everything in our
capacity to represent our interests.
Students have voting membership on
nearly every university and presidential com-
mittee that touches on issues of student life.
The problem, though, is trifurcate: students
don't know about these positions because they
aren't very well-publicized; students often are
put into these positions as political favors,
rather than for reasons of merit, as some com-
mittees are highly sought-after arid powerful;
and students who are appointed often don't
care enough actually to attend the meetings.
Administrators can't be expected to stay on
top of every happening in SG to see all that we
do for the students, so the impression many
administrators get stems directly from student
involvement in committees. When students
shirk their duties, administrators know they
can walk over us with impunity because we
don't exercise our vote. This isn't to say that all
administrators behave this way I've sat on
a number of faculty committees that welcome
and encourage student's perspectives. But, for
the most part, this is the impression that I get.
Why should the administration give us
any more responsibility in decisions made in
ad-hoc committees or in everyday university
business when students don't take their cur-
rent responsibilities seriously?
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Want to begin by sincerely thanking
all of my supporters and everyone
who has worked to make the Gator
Party what it is today. We started as just
a small group of students with a vision
for a better Student Government and
have become one of the most unified
and energetic organizations on campus.
I would also like to thank Dennis Ngin
and MacKenzie Moritz and everyone
working on the Impact, Progress and
Voice campaigns. Anyone willing to
give so much of themselves just to have
a shot at serving the student body has
truly earned my gratitude and respect. I
would also like to thank the Alligator for
the opportunity to speak on these pages.
Despite our differences, the Alligator and
I have at least one thing in common: We
want what is best for the student body.
Students need to understand how
much is at stake in this election. This
could be the year that threats to Bright
Futures finally are put to rest, bar closing
time finally is extended, prepaid online
music downloading finally becomes a
reality and the issues that really mat-
ter to students finally find their place
at the very top of SG's priorities. Now,
more than ever, students need to elect a
candidate with a proven track record of
success in advocating for students.
For four years, I have fought for
students. I have broken down the walls
of the administration, I have ampli-
fied our voice in the Gainesville City
SCommission and I have overseen our
state and nationwide lobbying efforts.
As president of the Student Senate, I
opened the doors to SG with a speakers
series called "Orange, Blue and You." I
was able to coordinate the first-ever joint
Student Senate/City Commission meet-
ing in the Reitz Union, so students could
hold their local representatives account-
T tomorrow, students will have to make
an important decision: They will decide
who will lead their student body into the
next year. I challenge you to learn about each
party and choose the one which best represents
your concerns as a student. The Impact Party is
committed to being open, honest and effective.
We sincerely value integrity and trust. Most im-
portantly, our party values effectiveness. There
is a difference between saying you will accom-
plish your goals and actively achieving them.
Members of the Impact Party and I have a re-
cord of effectively achieving our goals. Because
I've made a tangible difference in the lives of
students this past year, I've been recognized as
one of the Top 20 student leaders in Florida.
This past year, I went beyond my traditional
role as Student Body treasurer and authored a
legislative bill against block tuition. My leader-
ship on this issue extended to the statewide bill
in the Florida Students Association that united
Florida universities against block tuition. I am
the only candidate to have worked prQactively
for downloadable music. I've been in contact
with Sony Music Corporation to develop a
program that fits student's needs. This admin-
istration effectively extended wireless Internet
on campus, fulfilling a promise we made year
ago. One issue that has been discussed for years
was accomplished in a few months through ef-
fective lobbying: I've worked diligently to find
a space for students in the Shands area to have
a workout room. Last week, it was confirmed a
space had been found and simply needs to be
filled with equipment by SG.
Our platform boasts many original issues
that will affect the future of. our student body.
The Impact Party was the first to push online
voting and campaign finance reform. We even
able without having
to leave campus. I
even traveled with
city leaders to New
where we studied
one of the most effective university-to-
city relationships in the nation. I have
attended every Board of Trustees meet-
ing over the past year and now sit as the
chair of the Recreational Sports Board.
To be able to walk into the job of Student
Body president and begin advocating for
students from day one, you must have
put in the time to develop the personal
and professional relationships needed to
earn the respect of the people you will be
working with: I have built these relation-
ships and have the knowledge and expe-
rience needed to get the job done right.
These should be the qualities stu-
dents look for in a candidate for Student
Body president. Anyone can talk the
talk, but students must demand more
from their candidates than sound bites.
They must demand a track record of
success in advocating for students
and fighting for the issues that matter,
Students must reject the tactics of nega-
Stivity and mudslinging and vote for the
party with the best ideas and the greatest
chance of making them happen. Please
take the time to read about the Gator
Party at www.thegatorparty.com or stop
to talk with our candidates on campus.
When you walk into the polling booth
and cast your vote for the Gator Party
this Tuesday and Wednesday, you will
be proving that the power of the Gator
spirit is alive and well at U. Let's bring
the Gator spirit back to SG, so SG can be
brought back to every Gator.
SJoe Goldberg is the presidential candi-
date for the Gator Party.
invited another party to
assist us and made the
issue bi-partisan. We want
to see a GPS tracking sys-
tem installed on buses,
so students don't have to
Swait in the rain, cold or
heat. Instead they could
track the buses online and
go to the bus stop when
the bus approaches.
Over this past year, I've worked with
President Machen and the vice president of
Student Affairs, Dr. Telles-Irvin, on your behalf.
I also sit on the committee that will select the
new UF Provost. In my year as treasurer, I've
seen the things that student organizations
and individual students can achieve, and I've
worked to make the visions of student leaders
a reality. As Student Body president, I'll serve
students, not the administration.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, you'll also
choose a Student Body vice president. I've
asked-Robert Mack to be my running mate
because of his experience as a student leader.
As lobby coordinator, Mack has been effective
in stopping increases in towing rates and work-
ing to ensure that block tuition never becomes
a reality. He has proactively worked with city
and state officials onr behalf of our student
body. Mack and I are the only two candidates
who have had the opportunity and experience
of working for you in the executive branch of
SG. Together, we've served the students of UF.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, elect Mack and
myself if you want leaders with a history of
results and a vision for the future.
Dennis Ngin is the presidential candidate for
the Impact Party.
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V oice Party, the "Party of
Independents," would like
to encourage all students to
vote March 15 and 16 in the Student
Government elections. Every student
pays Activity & Service Fees, which are
spent by SG officials, so it is only ap-
propriate that all students should care
to vote and voice their opinions as to
how this money is spent.
Voice highly encourages split-ticket
voting as a way to ensure a true system
of checks and balances. To emphasize
multi-party representation, Voice only
has one executive candidate: myself,
Justin Lauer, for Student Body treasur-
er. Voice party members and support-
ers will be voting for me in the treasurer
race and a different party for president
and vice president.
The treasurer is important because
all SG funding goes through this office.
The treasurer can approve or veto fund-
ing in accordance with SG statutes. This
person should be neutral and should
not owe anybody favors or participate
in back-door politics. I was elected to
Senate as an independent candidate.
After winning the race, .members of
other parties contacted me to convince
me to be vocal in lastyear's presiden-
tial runoff election. However, I did.not
vocally support or endorse either party
- I remained independent.
Voice already has made history at
UF by being the first party to ever run
only a treasurer on the executive ticket.
On the legislative side, Voice only is
running a select Senate slate in certain
colleges and hopes all four parties with
candidates slated will be represented in
Senate. This should be very attractive.
For example. Adam Mize is the only
voicee graduate Senate candidate. i hile.
ll three of the presidential candidates
have told you that the focus of this
election should not be the issues
but who will accomplish them. The issues
are very similar, but take a look at the three
candidates and our campaigns and see who
While the other candidates tell you about
their experience, ask them why they did not
accomplish more of their goals as Student
Senate president or Student Body treasurer.
As a Student Senator, I have gained a firm
grasp on Student Government and how it
works, and that is why I want to be your next
Student Body president to change it.
SRight now, students do not see much of SG
or what it does. No one takes the time to ask
you what you want done or even what bands
or speakers you want to see on campus. The
Progress Party's entire platform is based on
issues students brought to us through sur-
veys, forums and round-table discussions.
I will continue this process as Student
Body president. I will not take my personal
beliefs to the administration -or the Board
of Trustees and say they are the will of the
students. I will ask students first. I will ask
you what you think about issues like block
tuition before presenting "the Student Body's
But I won't stop at listening I will fight
for what you want, too. When students told
us they wanted to be able to vote online for
SG, Adam, Susan and I along with other
party members collected students' sig-
natures on an initiative. When the Supreme
Court rejected the initiative, I personally
wrote to and met with the Dean of Students
to fight that decision, and I will continue to
fight to make online voting a reality.
have six votes.
Why not split the
votes? Give one to
Voice and use the
other five on other
Voice also is
Vle Party marks when it
comes to develop-
ing platform initia-
tives. A series of four focus groups were
held where students could voice their
opinions on how SG could better serve
them. Voice only has six major plat-
form issues as the result of more than
a hundred student-generated ideas.
Although Voice plans on supporting
many more issues, it is only realistic
to accomplish about five or six major
items in a year. Our top initiatives are:
starting a Sunday bus service; allocat-
ing funds for 24-hour study centers on
campus; increasing short-term park-
ing; opposing block tuition; creating
graduate parking spaces in commuter
lots; and conducting a budget interest
analysis to ensure student groups are
funded fairly. Voice would rather focus
on a few key points than bog people
down with a list of thirty that cannot be
met in one year.
SLastly, this new concept of multiple
parties playing a role in SG should
continue in years to come. SG can only
be as good or as diverse as the students
who actively participate by running for
office or casting votes. Please support
Voice senate candidates and the most
neutral treasurer in the race myself.
At voting hour, elect Justin Lauer.
Justin Lauer is the treasurer candi-
.date for the Voice Party.
all of the parties
to bring SG to every student and allow ev-
eryone to get involved. I have never and will
never discourage any student from getting in-
volved. I want every interested student to be
able to contribute to this.university and SG.
My varied experiences have prepared
me well for this challenge. I have experience
working with the Board of Trustees, as Ihelped
interview and select Bernie Machen to be the
president of UE. I have served on the Senate's
Budget and Appropriations Committee, the
Campus Master Plan Committee, the SG
Environmental Affairs Committee and the
Housing Recycling Committee. I have pro-
vided more than 150 students with guidance
and assistance over the past two years while
serving as their resident assistant.
SWhile I may not be the most traditional
candidate, I have spent my time here work-
ing for students, which is the ultimate job of
the Student Body president.
If you feel that providing hand towels
at the gyms is the most important thing SG
can do for you, then vote for Joe Goldberg.
If you feel that the doors of SG have truly
been opened to every single student in the
past year, then vote for Dennis Ngin. But,
if you believe, like I do, that SG can be so
much more than it is, so much more than a
source of frivolous spending and elitism, if
you believe that it can truly touch the lives of
every student and provide you with more op-
portunities and resources, then vote for me,
MacKenzie Moritz, and the Progress Party.
MacKenzie Moritz is the presidential candi-
date for the Progress Party.
MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2005 ALLIGATOR, 9
Election board to meet
COMPLAINT, from page 1
Fraternity. That means we have to prove our members actu-
ally vote by keeping your 'I voted sticker' to be collected and
turned into the party chair at the end of the election."
Coogan's e-mail refers to Jessica Hemandez, a Progress can-
didate for Student Senate. Hernandez forwarded the e-mail to
Progress officers, who reported it.
SG statutes indicate no candidate may give or promise posi-
Although Coogan, who refused comment, is not a Gator
representative, his message said, "Ryan will touch on all this
later." Below his e-mail was attached a previous message
from fraternity member Ryan McGee who calls himself a
representative to the Gator Party.
SG statues state that a party can be held liable for the
actions of individuals or organizations supporting it if the
complaint can show that the party wvas involved with the
McGee could not be reached for comment.
Gator president Michael Schuster said his party has had no
contact with Coogan.
"I'm confident that we can convince the Election
Commission that we can be completely exonerated," he said.
Supervisor of Elections Ali Blye said that although she
can't yet discuss the Commission's findings, she said it ap-
peared the e-mail was sent on behalf of Gator.
"Of course, it's tough going through this," Blye said.
Problematic ads, spending
The Impact Party was accused of a number of campaign
violations including neglecting to list sponsors as well as
posting unapproved advertisements.
But party treasurer David Meyrowitz said funding from
some sponsors was not received until after the deadline.
The complaint also listed an Impact advertisement on-
www.thefacebook.com that failed to name Meyrowitz. The
campaign treasurer's name is required to be listed on paid
"One of our people thought they would be doing us a
favor," Meyrowitz said. "None of us had any knowledge of
that. The person wasn't familiar with the rules."
Further, the complaint accused the Impact Party of plac-
ing campaign posters in non-designated locations.
Meyrowitz said he had not heard of that complaint but
felt the "green boards" designated for election posters were
not put up in a timely fashion.
The complaints also fingered the Gator Party for ne-
glecting to itemize expenses, including T-shirts and an
Schuster said it was a misunderstanding and that a
more complete report will be filed today.
Sen. Hoffman was alleged to have violated his required
neutrality because he provided space for the Impact Party's
While he is an Impact supporter, he noted he didn't
believe he needed to remain neutral, adding the hosting
service was a business arrangement.
"I never intended to do anything wrong here," he said.
"I thought I was right in doing what I did. I'm unclear on
what's going on right now."
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team to be reckoned with," fresh-
man Joakim Noah said.
During SEC Tournament week,
Atlanta becomes Kentucky's
Mecca. Wildcats fans within driv-
ing distance or flying range flock
to their annual pilgrimage. Rupp
Arena, Kentucky's home arena,
sells out its games before seasons
begin, so anyone with a hesita-
tion on the credit-card trigger
must settle for-Atlanta.
"I can't tell you how many
people I know that I bump into
here," said 55-year old Kentucky
fan Marcia Ridings.
"It's called the Blue Collar
Cocktail .Party. It's so much
fun and it's louder than Rupp
Not Sunday. Not when the
Gators churned a Coliseum-like
blue roar into a morgue-like si-
"It feels good sending every-
body back home upset," fresh-
man guard Taurean Green said.
"[It feels good] making them
know that they made that long
trip from Kentucky for nothing
and for them to just be disap-
Just how many Kentucky fans
The Georgia Dome had 21
lower level seating sections avail-
able for Sunday's Championship
game. Kentucky fans occupied
20; UF, one.
There were approximately 27
upper level sections. Kentucky
occupied 26, UF, one.
Then the exodus began.
With more than three min-
utes remaining in the title game,
Kentucky fans began filing away.
With one minute left in the game,
Matt Walsh began pointing to
UF's faithful. Roberson hooted
and hollered. Freshman Joakim
Noah sprinted along the side-
Then the buzzer sounded,
leading to what could be called
Freshman Corey Brewer de-
livered his patented fist-pump.
Roberson followed with the
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Junior guard Anthony Roberson shoots a three-point shot against
Kentucky's Chuck Hayes. Roberson finished with 10 points in UF's
"It feels good sending ev-
erybody back home upset."
[It feels good] making them
know that they made that
long trip from Kentucky for
nothing and for them to
just be disappointed."
Players donned white champi-
onship hats and t-shirts.
Noah conducted an "SEC"
chant with UF fans, then broke
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down into a dance solo.
"It just feels so good," Noah
said after the game. "It smells
good, it tastes good. Honestly,
my food tonight my dinner is
going to taste so .good that you
don't even know."
Walsh was awarded with the
tournament MVP trophy. Then,
of course, came the net cutting.
Walsh and Roberson left the
court, their necks each wreathed
with a net.
Brewer offered thanks to his
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Brandi Hilson sings at the Black Female Extravaganza on
Saturday evening at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.
high notes, uplifts
By MARISSA R. NOEL
Alligator Contributing Writer
Music and dance intertwined with prose
and poetry at the 12th annual Black Female
Extravaganza, held Saturday night at the
Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.
The tribute to black women, with the theme
of "Fire and Ice: From Tragedy to Triumph," fea-
tured a play about two sisters dealing with their
"We looked at what hasn't been done before,"
said Elda Auxiliaire, one of the event directors.
The event written, produced and directed
by Auxiliaire, Kelliann McDonald and Ayana
Rhoden drew a crowd of about 1,200.
The sisters in the play leaned on each other
for support, while drawing from their memories
of their mother and black women leaders of the
"The underlying message promoted black
women in a positive light," UF student Lydia
Charlemagne said. "It was very uplifting."
Auxiliaire said she considered the show a
"I am very happy with the outcome and at-
tendance," she said. "We just want everyone to
know that black women do not fit the stereo-
types held by some at UF."
Women Raising Awareness in People, with
help from several fraternities and the Black
History Month Committee, sponsored the
By ELIZABETH PRANN
Several Gainesville agencies will join to
present a forum aimed at educating stu-
dents and area residents about the function
of law enforcement in dealing with domes-
tic violence issues and teen dating violence
Speakers at the Domestic Violence
Awareness Event will range from a victim of
teen dating violence, Gainesville Police Det.
Bill Ferris and a member of Peaceful Paths,
which is a local shelter for victims of domes-
tic violence, coordinator Allison Barra said.
She said the speakers will educate the
community about the role authorities play
when dealing with these issues; teach par-
ticipants how they can support victims of
domestic violence and volunteer in the com-
munity and promote awareness throughout
the Gainesville area.
Beyond offering advice, each presenter
will share personal experiences and answer
any questions from the audience, Barra
The event will be held at 7 p.m. in
Computer Science and Engineering Building
Room E119 as part of Raise Your Voice
Month, a program of events aimed at social
activism and civic engagement presented by
the Office of Community Service.
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NEARLY VOTING FOR THE GAINESVILLE CITY
COMMISSION ELECTION STARTS TODAY.
By IVETTE MENDEZ
Early voting for the three City Commission seats up for
election March 29 begins today.
Registered voters living in corresponding areas
throughout Gainesville can fill out a ballot at the down-
... ._ town Supervisor of Elections Office, lo-
cated on the ground floor of the Alachua
County Administration Building, 12 SE
The commission decides on issues
such as roam-towing rates and bar clos-
Seats up for election .include the
Carpenter Gainesville-wide At-Large seat, for
which any resident in the city can vote,
District 2, representing most of the area north of UF's
main campus and District 3, which comprises the areas
west and southwest of UF.
Nine candidates are facing off for the three seats with
the At-Large seat being the most contested at four rivals.
Residents can vote weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
through March 28.
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Fashion show raises $175,00
By LINDSAY PETER
Alligator Contributing Writer
About $175,000 was raised for
the American Cancer Society of
Alachua County through the 15th
Annual Cure by Design fashion
show on Sunday evening.
Ranging in age from 18 months
to 80 years old, 84 models who
have all been diagnosed with can-
cer crossed the stage at the Phillips
Center for the Performing Arts.
A performance by UF a capella
group No Southern Accent opened
"The kids are the hardest," said
UF entomology professor and
model Skip Choate. "That's the
most emotional part of the perfor-
About 700 people sang along
and cheered for the models, con-
cluding the show with a standing
Local stores, including Jos.
A. Bank Clothiers, Etc. Boutique
and LT Kids, donated the clothes
featured at the show..The Village
Jeweler in Haile Plantation do-
nated a Hearts on Fire one-carat
diamond that was raffled off dur-
ing the show.
Angeli Akey, a doctor at North
Florida Regional Medical Center,
attended to support one of her pa-
tients who modeled in the show.
"I'm just proud of this com-
munity to pull together like this,"
Tricla Coyne ,. Alligator Staff
Volunteer models strut their stuff on the catwalk as they celebrate
the 15th annual Cure by Design fashion show, a community-driven
event benefitting the American Cancer Society.
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SG online talks continue
By STEPHEN MAGRUDER
A new online voting bill
may make its way to the
Student Senate this semester
but not before it's modified
to address concerns about
The Senate Judiciary
Committee met Sunday to
discuss a bill, authored by
Sen. Andrew Hoffman and
Student Body Treasurer and
Impact presidential candi-
date Dennis Ngin, to 'take
Student Government elec-
tions to any computer with
an Internet connection.
The bill came following
the SG Supreme Court's
denial of a successful online
voting ballot initiative a
decision since invalidated by
Dean of Students Gene
Zdziarski. The issue, how-
ever, remains off the ballot.
Hoffman, who researched
the issue last summer, with-
drew the bill after debate
about protecting the system
from coercive campaigners.
Campaigning is prohib-.
ited within 50 feet of polling
locations, and senators ex-
pressed concern that the rule
could apply to anyone with
or near a computer.
"They're valid concerns,
and I agree that they
need to be addressed."
Sen. Jason Sherry said in-
sulating voters from outside
influences and proving their
identity are two of his funda-
mental voting principles.
While the proposed on-
line voting program would
use UF's GatorLink system
to identify voters, physical
poll workers were not men-
tioned in the bill to ensure
"You would have an
abundant ability for coer-
cion to occur," Sherry said,
referencing the tendency of
some campus organizations
to monitor if and how their
"They're valid concerns,
and I agree that they.need to
be addressed," Hoffman said
after the meeting.
While a modified bill may
be presented to the commit-
tee at any time, the Senate
likely won't hear it until af-
ter the elections Tuesday and
Departing senators will
convene for their last meet-
ing March 22, sharing the
chambers with the new
representatives. Senate bills
require two separate read-
ings and votes for bills to be
approved, and the votes may
not be split between the two
Golf raises biz funds
By CASSIDY MILLS
Alligator Contributing Writer
The Business Administration
College Council's first golf toura-
ment .fundraiser Sunday marked
another win for the Gators.
The tournament, which took
place from noon to 6 p.m., raised
about $5,000 for the council.
"The idea behind hosting a golf
tournament was to give BACC
members an opportunity to net-
work with corporate guests and
Warrington faculty in a laid-back
environment," said tournament
director Taylor Burroughs, a third-
year finance major.
The council wants students to
get involved with their college and
to promote social and professional
interaction between students and
faculty, Burroughs said.
The funds were raised primarily
through participation fees and hole
sponsorships. The council also sold
raffle tickets for prizes donated by
local businesses, ranging from a
,DVD player to a $150 gift card to
"I think it's great to support
my college not only when I gradu-
ate, but while I'm still here," said
Logan Murphy, a third-year fi-
On Local businessmen
Campus participated as well.
"It's a great expe-
rience for students
who put on events like this be-
cause many business negotiations
take place on the golf course,"
said Mario Ariet, president of
e-Techservices, an event sponsor.
"It's a great opportunity to build
relationships and plan events."
The tournament sponsored 65
to 70 players and is the largest
council fundraising event.
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appear in Graduation 2005, published on April 5th.
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With lit candles, delicately
balanced on their heads and the
backs of their hands, the dancers
moved skillfully across the stage
as audience members looked on.
The dance, known as
Pandango Sa Ilaw, was one of
more than a dozen traditional
dances performed during the
Filipino Student Association's
Barrio Fiesta at the Indian
Cultural Education Center on
This year, the event re-created
the Pahiyas Festival commemo-
rating the spring harvest.
About 300 association mem-
bers, family, friends and Filipino
community members dined
while watching the performanc-
es, which also included a skit,
music and a martial arts demon-
Association members, the
Gainesville-based dance group
Pagasa, the children of Pagasa
members and magician and
entertainer Vann Patacxil per-
"It's a great way to show what
FSA is all about," Barrio Fiesta
coordinator Andrea Ranada said,
noting the event was not just
social in nature. "We pride our-
selves on family," she said.
For the first time, the show's
hosts read the audience d brief
description and history of each
Ranada said she hoped this
would help the audience have
a better understanding of the
"I've been going for four
years, and this is probably
the best show they've put
Filipino Student Association
"There's a lot of diversity
within the culture itself because
we have such a rich history," she
Association member Lovey
Chan, a psychology and women's
studies senior, said the explana-
tions of the dances enhanced the
"I've been going for four
years, and this is probably the
best show they've put on," she
The show served as a precursor
to Filipino Student Association
Week, which begins today.
5k run helps children
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MILE FOR A CHILD 5K RUN
RAISED MORE THAN $2,000.
By RAMONA JONES
Alligator Contributing Writer
About 168 runners of all ages
and backgrounds raised more
than $2,000 at The Friends for
Life Mile for a Child 5K Run on
Event director Jennifer Craig
said she and her committee
hoped their two months of plan-
ning paid off.
"It was ner r. -i e-i acki' but
everything turned out wonder-
Sfully, even though I didn't get
a chance to run," Craig said.
"Most of all, I'm just happy no
one got sick."
The 3.1-mile course circled
the Commuter Lot, Southwest
Recreation -Center and returned
down Museum Road back to the
The event raises money each
Year for organizations serving
Pediatric cancer patients. such
as the American Cancer Society's
SShands Hope Lodge and Camp
I iesta in Miami.
Local businesses, includ-
ing Texas Roadhouse, Outback,
I Crispers and The Swamp, do-
Snated certificates for the run's
a yardss and dra ini,-
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The fastest male runnerthird-
year UF student Adam Sisler,
continued the spirit of giving
even after crossing the finish
"I'll give my friends the tro-
phy for running with me," Sisler
Friends for Life President Paul
Perrin said he thought the run
went well and with
On fewer unusual oc-
Csampus currences than last
Year's event, which
included a chihuahua as one
"The animals are-much more
interesting than the out-of-breath
runners who are too tired to talk
as far as strange happenings are
concerned," Perrin said.
Mary Shannon, a third-year
UF student who came in second
among females, said she was
thrilled to participate again this
Shannon has participated the
past two years.
"They make it really fun each
year and it's for a good cause, so
you just want to do it," Shannon
"Friends for Life of America is
a national student-run organiza-
tion that provides educational,
emotional and financial support
for pediatric patients living with
c.ncer." according to the Friends
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Save $$$ and love where you livell!
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
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
FrTee Tanning, Aerobics, 24 hr gym
SPC lab, Gated, Trash Svc; All amenities.
Leasing Now & Fall;335-4455
Tired of roommates?!
Huge 1/1 dishwasher, patio/balcony
Tennis, bball, monitored alarm
Move-in specials, leasing now & fall
Open weekends, call 376-4002
Broke from Spring Break???
2BR/1.5BATH with W/D for $639!
Alarms, Free UF parking, pels OK
Avail NOW or Fall 373-1111
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MONDAY, MARCH 14,2005 0 ALLIGATOR, 1
I I For Rent
1st MONTH FREEl
Pine Rush Apartments
1&2 BR apt homes
starting @ $429/mo
Tremendous two bed two bath
FREE UF parking & bus rt to UF
tennis, b-ball, monitored alarm
affordable, spacious, pets ok!
1BR/1BA $420, 2BR/1BA $495, 2BR/2BA
$525, 3BR/2BA $695. New carpet, Italian
tile, cent AC/H, covered patio, DW, verticals,
W/D hkups, pool. Some utils, walk to UF.
1BR & 2BR/1BA with W/D, central heat/air,
dishwasher,ceramic tile, private patio, pets
arranged. 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
Free Extended Basic Cable! Pets Welcome!
1000 sq ft Split Floor Plan, W/D Hook-ups
& DW, 1BR/1BA & 2BR/2BA Available. Call
Now 372-9913 4-20-71-2
Amazingly Affordable! HUGE 650sq ft
1BR 1000 sq ft 2BR Townhouses & Flats!
Discounted Rates Starting @ $380 & $480.
Close to Santa Fe, UF & 1-75, 332-5070.
HOUSES 2 mi to UF Now & fall 331-0095
630 NW 35th St. Ig 3/2, fam rm $1200/mo;
611 NW 34th Terr. 4/2 $1200/mo;
1802 NW 38th Terr 3/2 $875/mo;
642 NW 35th St. 3/2 $1100/mo 4-20-71-2
Total Elec, 2 & 3 Bedroom, $395-$550, cent
A/C, pool, tennis, B-ball, waste, pest, lawn
mowing. 251b pet $15/mo. M-F 10-6 or by
appt. Alamar Gardens 4400 SW 20th Ave.
373-4244 UF bus line #20 4-20-71-2
(DOB 02/21/86); 6'01",
145 Ibs, Black Hair,
Grand Theft 3RD Degree, 2 Counts of
Petit Theft, Resisting Detainment,
Criminal Mischief Less than 200,
Trespass Theft and No Valid Drivers
Call (352) 372-STOP
UI For Rent
Affordable Apts Next to UFI
20 steps to class! Studios, 1, 2 & 3BR
Avail Aug. Specials from $489/mo. Lofts
hrdwd firs & more. Going Fast! 376-6223
Apartments Available Now
All Florida Areas; All Major US Cities
Browse our listing FREE
1-(877)-For-Rent (367-7368) 4-20-71-2
*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/1BA 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. 2BR
townhomes, duplexes. Privacy fence, mod-
ern appliances, ceiling fans, SW. Private
owner, please leave detailed message.
$450-525/mo 331-2099 3-24-50-2
LOOKING FOR AN 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
Houses for Fall
2 and 3 BRs from $690
Park Free next to UF
Some with W/D, backyard.
Call for appt at 371-0769
WOOD FLOORS at UF
1&2 BRs avail Fall
Pets ok, some w/ W/D'
OPEN WEEKENDS 371-7777
115 STEPS FROM CAMPUSIll
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 SW4th 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 ** $650/ mo
1BR-over 800 sq ft 0* $550/mo
Close to UF, beautiful, quiet
High-speed wireless internet-
$300 off deposit 0 376-2507
** 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
Beautiful/quiet 0 376-2507
All the space you need only $1050
Pool*HotlTub* Tennis*Gym*PC Lab
W/D*Cable with'HBO*Extra Storage
The perfect three-bedroom! 372-8100
DUCK PONDI 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 WID,
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
Avail. Aug 1: 4bedl2bath house. Ceramic
tile floors, extra game room, fenced yard,
pet ok, wash/dry provided. 1330 NW 39th
St. 339-2342 for directions $1250/mo 3-
Rent With Us Today,
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Condo, House &Townhouse Rentals
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Tenant Rewards Program!
2BR/2BA 2 Car Garage $525/mo
3BR/1.5BA House $795/mo
2BR/2BA Conv to UF $925/mo
Over 30+ Private Homes Available!
Call Today: 371-2118
VILLAGE LOFT APTS
1BR LOFT APTS 650 & 750 sq. ft. Starting
at $450/mo. Quiet, wooded setting. FREE
monitored alarm system. 6400 SW 20th Ave.
Call 332-0720 3-31-32-2
*3 BLOCKS TO UF*
2BR/1BA Duplex. Hardwood floors,
Move in today... $150 Deposit
One bedrooms $449
Summer Place Apts
GAINESVILLE'S FINEST LIVING
Luxury 3/3 & 4/4's from only $370/bdrm
includes extended cable, water/sewer, 24 hr
gym, Free Tanning
SPRING & SUMMER SPECIALS
Call the Landings at 336-3838
Affordable, Quiet living
HUGE 1& 2BR* Pool
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
U I" For Rent
DOWNTOWN 1BR BA,
CH/AC, water included, $415/rent
411 Sw 2nd Street #3
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, 30.5-299-3485,
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 LIFETIMEII!
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 modern
kitchen, tile floors, double french doors look-
ing out on huge backyard $695/mo. Call 337-
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.
CallAdrienne @ 372-4684. 3-17-10-2
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 $575-605*2/2, patio,
gate $515-5250SW, fancy 2BR near UF, Ig
kit, sc pch, fenced, $545-5600Share 2BR
-***Few Blocks to Campus-***-
Large 2BR/1BA 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/1BA 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 dogs. $1260/mo Avail Aug..
1 Block from UF!
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/1BA apt. Beautiful
hardwood floors. $675/mo 375-8256 4-20-
*5 Blocks to UF*
2BR/1BA w/hardword floors & fireplace.
must see $900/mo 375-8256 4-20-30-2
*Sorority Row Area*
Cute 2BR/1BA brick duplex behind Norma
Hall. $650/mo 375-8256 4-20-30-2
*Sorority Row Area*
Vintage stone 3BR/2BA duplex. Remodelec
hardwood floors, 2 story, W/D. $1250/m
Work for rent. 2BR + study. Trailorhome
New W/D, screened in porch, fenced yarc
On 10 acre Whipporwhill Horse Farm, 10 mi
W of UF. Call 352-376-8792 4-5-20-2
**HISTORIC VICTORIAN APT**
10 blocks to UF. Quaint 1BR/1BA apt A
hardwood floors, fans, hi ceiling, AC/H. $47'
/mo 225 SW 3rd Ave. Avail Aug 1st. Pets OK<
Call 376-2184 3-15-5-2
3BR/2BA house. 2 car garage & apple
tree. 1500 sq ft, cathedral ceiling, open floc
plan. $1045/mo. 352-332-0602 or 318-372
HOUSE. 4-5BR/2BA. Newly renovate
Close to campus. All new appliances, incluc
ing W/D. Carport. 610 NW 34th Terr. Ca
352-373-8000, ask for Jeffrey. 3-22-10-2
Countryside at the University. 23rd
Wiliston Rd. 1BR/1BA $420/mo, utils inc
Separate leases. Common areas furn. W/C
pool, bball, parking, gated, great bus svc. 3r
fl units. Call Dan 352-328-1574 3-15-5-2
HISTORIC HOUSES DOWNTOWN
1BRs & 2.5BRs. $275-700/mo
Progressive thinkers preferred. View at:
3BR/2BA close to campus. Avail Aug is
new kitchen, cent A/C, Ig fenced yard, $1 07E
mo, drive by 3433 NW 1st Court. Call Mart
2 BLOCKS FROM UF behind old putt-putt
2859 SW 40th Ave...3BR/2BA House witt
yard, garage, fridge, vaulted ceiling, opel
kitchen, all tile/lam wood, W/D, $1 l'0Crmo.
pets OK. email@example.com, 727-420-5699 3
3BR/1BA, quiet peaceful setting, beautify
views, 5 miles to UF, no traffic, tile floors, ne\
bathroom, W/D, big yard, deck, cute, clear
$800/mo 871-8280 3-15-5-2
Historic Apartments. Ceiling fans, hardwood
floors, high ceilings, some w/fireplaces. 1BF
$466 w/water, sewer. First, last, security. SE
historic district. No dogs please. 378-3704
Avail for Current and Fall
Pool Tennis Cts 1.5 Mi 2 UF
Ind lease, Furn & Util Avail
Great Specials 377-7401 4-20-31-2
Avail Aug 1: 4BR/ 2.5BA. Nice house. Clos
to campus 6 blocks behind Pike house
Wash/dryer, dishwasher, fireplace, gam
room 625 NW 19 St. 339-2342 $1650/m
AVAILABLE FOR FALL Quiet two bedroom
house close to campus and busline. $750
352-215-8815 cal eves 3-29-15-2
AVAILABLE NOW Blocks from UF. Duple>
2BR/1BA, fenced yard, $675/mo HOUS!
3BR/2BA, W/D, $1175/mo. (Pets OK) Ca
Carol @ 377-3852 3-22-10-2
*FALL* Blks from UF 0 Houses 4
Duplexes 0 Apts (Managed by owner) Se
www.Dalyproperties.com for listings or ca
Carol at 377-3852. 4-20-31-2
KENSINGTON NORTH 2BR/2.5BA condo
'almost new, fully equipped, (W/D, DW,
microwave) convenient to UF close to pool.
$850/mo Call 373-3321 3-15-5-2
*8 Blocks to UF*
Huge 2BR/1BA apt. Best deal in town. Classifieds...
Starting at $550.mo 375-8256 4-20-30-2
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Avail immediately. Call 278-2414 3-15-5-2
AVAILABLE NOW! NEW 3BR/2BA house 2
car garage in brand new subdivision close
to UF & SFCC. All appliances $1300/mo
negotiable based on length of lease. Call
3BR/1.5BA HOUSE Lg screen back pch, Ig
back yard, close to downtown, W/D, $900/
mo. Avail May 1stl. 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
Realty 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
1BR 1BA1BIkto UF!
1218 SW 3rd Avenue
Carpet, window A/C, $385/mo
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
2BR 2BA in WOODSIDE VILLAS
7200 SW 8th Avenue $620/mo
Pool, clubhouse etc. Call
Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 3-18-6-2
2BR 1BAApt, 1 Block to UF
Central H & Air, Tile Floors
1236 SW 1st Ave, $585/mo
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
2BR 1 AApts 1 Block to UF
New Carpet, Window A/C, Nat Gas Ht
216 SW 1-2th Street $540/mo
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
2BR 1BA Apts $500-525/Mo
5 BIks to UFI 840 Sq Ft
829 SW 5th Avenue, St Croix Apts
Central H & Air, Includes wtr, swg, pst
ctrl, garbage. Call Merrill Management
Inc. 372-1494 3-18-6-2
1 Room efficiency, with full kitchen
$450/Mo Across from Stadium. Newly
remodeled. Tile Floors, Screened Porch,
Great Location. Avail in May. Call
Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 3-18-6-2
TOP QUALITY GREAT LOCATIONS
Upscale 1 & 2 BR apts. 1 block to campus on
north & east sides. Year leases avail. Begin
summer or fall. No pets. K&M Properties
Fall rentals, walk to campus, 2BR/1BA $500,
4BR/4BA $1700, sign lease now, move in
Aug Edbaurmanagment.com 1731 NW 6 St.
375-7104 ex 355 3-24-10-2
Fall 2005 2BR/2.5BA Luxury Condo end unit,
clubhouse, pool, close to campus. $825/mo.
Call 352-332-8841 3-17-5-2
2BR/1BA apt mins from campus, Shands.
Spacious, repainted, new carpets & new ap-
pliances. Beautiful backyard. $950/mo. Call
Anthoiy 337-1330 3-22-8-2
Room w/pvt bath avail mins from UF,
Shands, etc. Spacious luxury house has
fireplace, pvt billards room, hard wood floors
throughout., new appliances. $495/mo. Call
Anthony 337-1330 3-22-8-2
Space & Value! 3 and 4 bedrooms
Tennis, b-ball, monitored alarm
Pets welcome, free uf parking
'ceramic tile, dishwasher, pool
Open wknds, Call 376-4002
U For Rent )
Avail May: Several units w/in .5 mi of UF
campus or closer. Eff $300-310, 1BR/1BA
$395-$415, 2BR/2.5BA $725, 2BR/1BA
$700. Sec dep, NS, no pets. Contact
firstname.lastname@example.org or Iv mssg 352-870-7256
CEDAR CREEK CONDOS 2BR/2BA
HOUSE w/garage, all appliances incl, W/D,
$900/mo 1st, last, dep. Pets are additional
dep. 281-0561 or 472-5062 3-18-5-2
3BR/2BA house avail 8/1. Clean, quiet w/
DW, W/D, garage & enclosed porch. Close
to UF &SFCC. No pets. $1200/mo (727)514-
CONVENIENT 2 BR 1 BA duplex,.
fenced yard, w/d hookups, $475/rent
711 NW 19th Avenue.
Carl Tulington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
WALK TO CLASS! 2BR 1BA
duplex, water included,-$375/rent. Avail May!
407-1 NW 13th Terrace.
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
1BR/1BA for rent, near campus. Pool.
Laundry room. Quiet area. No deposit.
$419/month. Available in May. Call Matt at
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. Courtyards 352-328-6967 all
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
CAMPUS LODGE APT. No move-in fee.
Female roommate. Everything incl. $514/mo
price NEG. From April thru Aug. Call 727-
542-8816 3-21-15-3 -
OXFORD MANOR SUBLEASE.1BR in 3BR
townhouse, own BA, W/D, wireless net,
digital cable, phone. Pay rent & uti1.$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, laun-
dry W/D, pool, tanning, clubhouse, ball, ten-
nis 1st mo FREE; $400/mo incl elec, water,
garbage. No activity fees. Call 786-554-9339
*ROOMMATE NEEDED ASAP*
1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA *Sublease* in
StoneridgeApts. $343/mo plus 1/3 until. Close
to campus and restaurants! Please call 352-
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-
1BR, 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.
Incl all except elec. Call 904-803-4349 3-
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 of
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
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
SUMMER SUBLEASE at Gainesville Place
1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA $480/mo. Price NEG.
Everything incl. Female only. Call 727-643-
Sublease @ Melrose 1BR/4BR w/private
bath. Fully Furnished w/utilities, ethernet,
cable + W/D. Lease from May to Aug for just
$384/mo. Call 904-537-6398 3-15-3-3
Sublet @ The Exchange, a luxury student
apt community w/lst class amenities. 1BR
w/pvt BA avail in furn 3BR apt. Pref studious
male. $475/mo. Day 813-245-0855, eve 813-
2BR/2BA 1100 sq ft Arbor Park. Close to UF.
$545/mo, $150 moves you in. Immediate
availability. Call Aaron 262-2979 3-17-5-3
ROYAL VILLAGE APTS
3BRs available in 4BR/2BA apt. $435/mo
contact Maria: 352-336-4375 or 850-218-
2 BLOCKS FROM UF on 2nd Ave. 1BR/1BA
duplex apt. Hardwood floors, great location.
Available ASAP. Call 615-446-7057 or 615-
Summer sublease w/option to renew. Starts
.in June. F roommate needed for 1 B/1 BA in
3BR/3BA. Cheap $335/mo rent + 1/3 utils.
COLONIAL VILLAGE. Aug rent FREE! Bus
routes 9 & 35. W/D, internet. 375-7408 3-
Studio with CAPTIVATING VIEW!!!
5 min walk to UF/sorority row, bus, F room-
mate. Avail May-July. ALL utils incl. Furn,
ethernet, gym, pool. $400/mo 786-246-3049
Homestead Apt Sublease. Now thru July
31st. 2BR/2BA W/D hook up, pool, gym, bus
stops, laundromat, pets Ok. $679/mo. Call
378-2699 or 317-4507. Renewal opntional.
$254/mo SUMMER SUBLEASE + 1/3 utils.
1BR in 3BR/2BAAspen Ridge Apt. Please
call 813-690-0215 3-15-2-3
m i :Subleases 3
1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA. Pool, tennis, near
BB, VB,.24-hr gym, tan beds, W/D. Cable,
internet, furnished, util incl. Call 352-271-
Great furnished apt w/own bath
Perfect for summer
$333/month + 1/3 utls & cable
Call (352) 222-8889 3-18-5-3
SUMMER Sublease at University Club. 1BR/
SBAin 4BR/4BA apt. $390/mo Incl util, cable,
furn, ethernet, & more. Call Natalie 786-423-
$350/mo SUMMER SUBLEASE 1BR in
4BR/4BA apt in University Club. Fully furn,
spacious, incl W/D. Call 561-703-3693. 3-
$480/mo Campus Lodge 1BR in 3BR apt!
Incl util, furn, cable, ethernet, etc. May-Aug
w/option to rent in Fall & Spring! Call 305-
609-1936 for more info !!! 3-15-2-3
$490/mo Amazing lbed/lbath.
WALK TO CAMPUS Available today.
19th St & 2nd Ave Behind Chipotle
Call (352) 682-8282
Sublease til Aug 15 (Option to renew)
Extra large fully furn 1BR apt, 1/2 mile to
UF campus, new furniture & carpet, move-in
bonus. Avail from 5/1-8/31 371-9950 or cell
Arlington Sq 1BR 4/1 8/1 $0 down and
$640/mo OBO. Normally $700. 239-218-
1 BD 1BA, $480/mth. Fully furnished, water
included. Available May 1-July 31. Call 335-
SUBLEASE male space, Lexington
Crossing. Room/bath in 4BR1BA apt $900
whole summer. Contact 386-846-8890 Valle
Robmmate 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-
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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 3-17-20-4
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. Intemet & 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
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-
U ioReal E state 3 J ^ lFuf nis-':- ;-- ,'f 3 -
Roommates needed to share beautiful 3/2
house in NW Gainesville. Fully furnished,
pets welcome, huge fenced yard, W/D, DW.
Available immediately. Vicky at 386-848-
Roommate wanted $400 + utilities, pvt BR/
BA, avail 4/1. Grad or professional preferred.
M/F, NS needed to share 2BR/2.5BA
Southfork Oaks townhome. (Near Target)
Unfurn master BR w/own BA avail. W/D, no
pets, prefer serious student or prof. $347/mo
+ 1/2 utils. No lease. Call Evan 335-9714
ROOMMATE WANTED for 3BR/2.5BAtown-
house N of Thornebrook shopping. center on
39th Ave. $75/wk incl utils, hi spd i-net, pool &
tennis. Under age 25 please. 352-363-0143
or 386-698-0899 3-15-5-4
2 rooms f/r 1.8 mi. East Waldo Rd. & Univ. A
rent B BAN B/M $85 P/W cable TV was/mac.
For info/det 376-0384 mess# or page 202-
7074 for fast response. 3-15-5-4
2BR/1BA SW 5th Ave by Credit Union/
Norman Hall/hospital/buses for city/UF.
Laundry/AC/furniture/c-fans. $300 + half
util. Quiet/considerate F/M? Call 337-9746
COLONIAL VILLAGE; prvt bed/bath; 2bd/
2bth; very clean; very quiet; $450/mth (incl
everything); avail 4/1; 12 mth. lease; beauti-
ful grounds; Call Justin @ 772-696-5342
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
2 F NS ROOMMATES NEEDED for summer
or fall @ University Terrace West, SW 20th
Ave. Fully furn, ea person has own pvt BR
+ pvt BA, no dep, 1 yr lease, $350/mo + 1/4
utils. Call Talia 352-427-8583 3-30-15-4
Unfurn rm in huge 4/3 house 1.4 mi to UF.
NW 6th St, big TV, pool table, W/D, cent AC,
DW, hi-spd inet, big yrd, $350 + 1/4 util avail
now. Call Dmitriy 373-7231 3-16-5-4
Roommate wanted Female preferred. Own
bedrm & bathrm. Complete furnishing over
40. Call 352-377-1569 Leave a message
Looking for roommate for summer or fall.
2/2.5 condo. Fumished except BR. W/D, big
screen TV, screened in back porch, fenced
in front terrace, new carpet. $350/mo + 1/2
utils 337-8368 3-17-5-4
for a 2BR/2BA condo in nice & quiet NW
part of town. Call for more info 514-6213
Avail May 2 rooms in Ig house, 1 blk from
13th & University, $300 + split util, sec dep,
NS, no pets. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or
leave message at 352-870-7256 4-20-28-4-
4BR/4BA Univ Terr W Condo -Immed,Occ
- Room rental basis Perfect for sutednts
with or without roommates! $400/mo per rm,
utilities & broadband pd, bus to campus! Call
Summer sublease $315/mo or full yr
lease $385/mo 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2.5BA in
Kensington N on SW 20th. Huge walk-in
closet Great F rmmt in grad sch, 2 cats.
F only. Avail May 2nd. Kathryn 262-9588
Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile-
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CLASSIFIEDS! Reach over 24,000 possible
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Quad-, Tri-, or Duplex w/pvt parking, extra
land, 60 sec walk to UF. Exc cond. House
3/4BR, 2BA, wd firs, covered prch, concrete
patio, garage/work-shop. Pvt Owner, 352-
538-2181 Iv mssg 4-20-71-5
NEW COMPANY IN GAINESVILLE
looking to buy or lease houses in this area.
Any size, price or condition. 352-264-7347
or visit us at www.happygatorhomes.com4-
The Flavor of New Orleans comes to cam-
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3BR/2.5BA .condo. 1 floor living downtown
Gainesville. Approx 1850 sq ft. $304,900.
407-346-2322 Owner/Agent 3-24-15-5
* 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
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Save Thousandss When You Buy Now.
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Contact Scott Hancock for rental, property
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1BR/1BA LOFT CONDO
ELEGANT BOHEMIAN STYLE. Interior fea-
tures a customized kitchen, bath & balcony,
convt to UF, Shands, VA & mall. Amp. pking.
$73,800 352-222-2942 4-20-28-5
SUMMIT HOUSE CONDO 1BR/1BA, 1
block to Shands. Investment or move-in for
fall. $55,000. Call 371-9520 or 317-2642
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
Beds*Full mattress & boxspring sets
$49Qn sets $890Single sets $39King
sets $99From 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; Furniture store closed. 352-359-6352
Washer & Dryer 1 yr lease $300,
1 semester $160. Call 332-0602 or 318-
Absolute Auction Sat, March 19, 10am NE
9th Ave, Gainesville. Thousands of pcs of
glassware plus furniture & primatives. Al-
Mack Auction Service Col. Ken Mclntosh
35-495-2552 AB 405 AU 777 3-18-5-6
iA+ hainputer- Qea
1. W& Mak&6 io& Caa!
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
S m ishinS "S Buy & sell. Looking for quantity for parts.
u, ". www.pcrecycle.biz 336-0075 4-20-71-7
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 SIZEORTHOPEDIC 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 de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1400
(352) 372-7490 4-20-71-6
SOFA, LOVESEAT, & CHAIR 100% Italian
leather. Still new in boxes w/warranty. Cost
$5000. Sacrifice $1,500. Call 352-372-8588
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We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
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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
$101 TV'S, COMPUTERS, VIDEO GAMES
Police Seized! From $101 Info: 800-749-
8128 ext M974 4-20-31-8
In the market for a new set of wheel; or jus'
looking to add a second to that cLulle.,iiorn
Want personalized handlebars or a- fitter.
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
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-20-71-10
PARTY SUPPLIES: Complete line of bar
supplies, glassware, beer taps, draft bee!
equipment. Professional cooking utensils
R.W.Beaty. Co. 4322 NW 13th St, Gville
RWBEATY.COM 376-5939. 4-20-71-10
Come see what's new! GCM thrift shop&
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
55 GALLON FISH TANK
complete w/oak canopy & stand. Incl proteir
skimmer & fish supplies.& rock if desired. Foi
more info call 271-8238 3-15-5-10
Absolute Auction Sat, March 19, 10 am
NE 9th Ave, Gainesille. Thousands of pcr
of glassware plus furniture & primatives
AI-Mack Auction Service Col. Ken ~clntosh
352-495-2552 AB 405 AU 777 3-18-5-10
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with credit card or e-check; or pay by check
and receive in e-mail. Only $8 at
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RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
Electric Bikes, Scooters,-and morel
Prices from $450 with lyr warranty
534 SW 4th Ave. 373-8823
*NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS*
New location now open 1901 NW 67th Place
SBest prices in Gainesville.. Owned by Gatol
grads. All models & directions avail on web.
2004 VENTO PHANTOM SCOOTER 150cc
4 stroke, 445 mi. Perfect condition, many ex
tras. $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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H1 Motorcycles, Mopedsj I
2003 BUELL BLAST
500 cc 7960 mi, fun ride.
$2795. Call 352-256-8527 4-1-15-11
*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAROL
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don@ 215-7987 4-20-71-12
CARS -CARS BuyOSellTrade
i' Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
**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
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Best Cars Lowest Prices
**Power windows don't work?**
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 vBhicles $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 $999
(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
TOYOTA AVALON 99 for sale
62,000 mi, black, grey leather, power every-
thing, runs perfectly, good car. $13,300 Will
96 HONDA CIVIC
2door 5 spd, Vtech, 93K miles, coldAC, 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
S1993 Ponitiac Sunbird -Auto, A/C, ABS
brakes, 120k mi, good condition, ask $1000
1987 Mercedes 300E 4 door sedan A.
soon-to-be classic car with high mileage, but
well taken care of by owner. Original smoke
silverpaint job in good condition. Drives
great andhas top Michelin tires with plenty
of tread. A good buy for someone at $4000.
Call William at 332-2566 3-16-7-12 ..
1974 4WD K5 Blazer. 1 owner, new motor,
new tires, new brakes, 6" suspension lift,
35" super swampers, A/C, CD, convertible,
carpet, $4250 OBO Call 321-298-2457 3-
LOCAL ARTIST 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
needs trans 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.
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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 hrs. Apply
in person btwn 4-8pm Mon-Fri 1900 SW 34
St Ste 206 (2nd flr 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
the independent florida DOM INU S PIZZA
SWorld's largest pizza delivery company now
Microsoft Access Database Programmer 0 Phone order takers
Must be highly proficient in database conver- -9 14/hr
sion (version 2.0 to 2000), Visual Basic cod- $9 14/r
ing, troubleshooting, all aspects of database All you need is a reliable car & a very positive
creation relationships, forms, reports, attitude. Apply @ any of the 5 Domino's loca-
queries, security. Short-term initial work; tions in Gainesville. 4-20-70-14"
future work possible. Please e-mail resume to
firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls Attention Smokers!
please. EOE ... .
LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving.re-
cord, drug-free, pers ref. www.carrsmith.com
for details. 4-20-71-14
Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work w/ reptiles & rodents: Will
train, PT to start with more hrs possible. Start
at $5.50/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/
Earn about $6/hr. SmoKers are needed to
participate in a study on decision making &
smoking. If interested come to the psychol-
ogy bldg room 397 or call 392-0601 ext 297
gatorfood.com. Can earn anywhere between
$8-$20/hr. Set your own schedule.
Call Dave for info: 379-9600 3-25-45-14
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.
Finance company needing office assistant
& collections associate. Young, progressive
company w/advancement & bonuses. 25
hrs/wk. Start immediately. Fax resume to ,
9 Help Wanted
* Co-Ed Camp
* Room and Board Included
.GET PAID TO PLAY!
The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs
male and female Summer Camp Counselors
ages 18 and up. FEYC is an 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
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 3-24-20-14.
MARKETING ASSISTANT Internship -
Gain experience in the medical
publishing field. Computer,
telephone and Internet research
skills req. email firstname.lastname@example.org 3-24-
ENTRY LEVEL TECH. SUPPORT
communication, and computer
proficiency required. Flex sched. Will train.
$6-7/Hr Pt/Ft email@example.com 3-24-20-14
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 NW 6th St. "
Web Programmer asp, asp.net, vb script,
c#, SQL knowledge. E-mail resume to
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EARN EXTRA MONEY
EASY WORK ON CAMPUS
Call 251-550-5390 3-14-10-14
PTIFT.SALES, MARKETING & GRAPHIC
DESIGNERS WANTED: Flexible
hours. Get the experience you need!
Internships avail. Call 380-0076. email
*I Help Wanted
Private dance co. Great for students. Great
pay, fast cash & flexible hours. Call to start
today! 378-3312 3-15-10-14
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. 3-16-
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
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.
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-
PT CLEANING SERVICE
Great for college students. Flexible hours.
Excellent pay. No exp nec.378-8252 3-18-
ATTN: ART STUDENTS
Illustrator needed for children's book. Cute
nocturnal animals. Contact Samantha 352-
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 3-15-7-14
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.
Transporatioh 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-
PART TIME WORK
Great pay! Flex schedules. Sales/Svc, all
ages 18+. Conditions Apply 335-1422.
Earnparrlirrme .:.om 3-14-5-14
MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2005 E ALLIGATOR, 19
0I l Help Wanted ) Help Wanted
We offer a stable, consistent work environ-
ment with steady hours, a full benefit pack-
age and opportunity to work in an upscale
healthcare setting. Experience preferred; but
we will train people who possess a positive
attitude. We offer a very competitive benefit
Housekeeper FT & PT
Groundskeeper FT 7am 3:30 pm
Waitstaff FT & PT
Assistant Dining Room Manager FT
TOP INDUSTRY PAY!
Hourly wage, don't depend on tips!
Will work with school schedules; no exp. re-
quired, will train those with the right attitude.
Apply in Person:
5100 SW 25th Blvd
Gainesville, Florida 32608
Oak Hammock is a DFWP/EOE!
Another Saturday night without a date?
Read The Alligator.
Casino's Pizza & Sub
* Delivery Driver
* Pizza Maker
* Assistant Manager
Experienced only. Call 262-7777 3-16-7-14
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
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.
Profiiency of Microsoft Office necessary. M-
Th 10am-5pm, $10 an hour. Email resume:
email@example.com or fax: 386-462-
LEGAL ASSIST for PI/Criminal law office.
Will train bright, energetic recent college
grad. Fax resume to Courtney 352-335-2272
Mgmt trainee, HCA Patient Account Services
(Gainesville) Acct mgmt, health care admin,
or finance majors welcome to apply. Please
apply on-line at www.orangeparksharedservi
ces.com for consideration. On-campus inter-
views to be held at UF in March. 3-15-5-14
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, commissionable, flex hrs, will.train
self-starters. 866-397-PLAN, Bob Renwick
Now hiring servers, bussers. Must be avail-
able minimum 2 weekday lunch shifts. Apply
in person On the Border 3100 SWArcher
SAT/ACT tutor to help develop on-line
study program. Contact 352-375-0772 Ext
122 or forward resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
PT/FT LANDSCAPERS WANTED
Valid drivers license a must. 352-222-1904
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers
seeks a Software Tester to execute test
cases, assist with or prepare test plans
and scripts, and other testing duties. Must
demonstrate a stong work ethic including
attendance and productivity above average.
Minimum 2+ years of experience in software
testing/programming and AA degree in
computer science required.. Familiar with
PL/SQL and C/C++. Blood banking experi-
ence desired. Submit resume via email
to email@example.com EOE/DFWP
PHOTOGRAPHERS/EASTER BUNNIES to_
work at The Oaks. We will train. Call 231-
5316 ro 1-800-285-6783 3-15-5-14
Part time nanny/sitter wanted for Mondays,
plus. Above market pay. Call 352-870-3418
to inquire. 3-15-5-14
Bright, enthusiastic, industrious workers
wanted for toy/gift store. FT/PT. Must be
able to work weekends, breaks and holidays:
Stop by for an application @ 1510 NW 13th
WANTED: PT barn help in exchange for liv-
ing accommodations. Exp needed. Micanopy
area. Silber Ridge Stables 352-361-1454
DRIVERS WANTED. Up to $100/day. Mon-
Sat. 2 shifts. Experience preferred. Call or
apply in person Golden Buddha 372-4282,
380-9076 613 NW 16th Ave. 3-15-5-14
Downtown presechool needs nurturing part
time assistant teachers. Must have exp w/
young children. Execellent working environ-
ment. 376-1818 3-15-5-14
Call center needs telephone agents for all
shifts 24 hours 1830 NE 2nd St. Apply in
Outgoing and detailed people
needed for part-time position in
busy leasing-consulting office.
Fax resume to (352) 384-3982 3-15-5-14
5 Star Pizza is now hiring delivery drivers.
Great pay, flexible hrs. Closing drivers aver-
age over $100 per shift. Apply in person at
600 NW75th st 352-333-7979 3-16-5-14
Be a Nanny for a Loving family!
FT/PT/Occasional, Great Money
mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
(352) 332-1234/(866) 422-6550 4-20-30-14
Nurse/Medical assistant for busy
Dermatology office. Ideal position for health
related major. Full time position 32-36 hrs/
wk, Minimum 1 yr commitment. Experience
preferred but willing to train motivated per-
son. Salary negotiable. Fax resume to 352-
Food Service Worker
Gator Dining Services is looking for food
service workers with experience in food
prep and hot line serving. Day or night shift.
Competitive pay, flex hours. Apply at Gator
Dining Services business office. 3-16-5-14
FARAH'S ON THE AVENUE now hiring for
summer exp SERVER, DISHWASHER,
- PREP COOK Apply M-Fri 2-4 1120 W Univ
Flexible hours great $
Outdoor job will train
Need landscape crew members for installs
Call Beth 373-7979 EOE M/F 3-16-5-14
GREAT PAY FOR PEOPLE WHO STAY! Park
Place Car Wash is looking fbr hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (full day avilablity)
and line workers. (AM 8:30 1 & PM 12 6
shifts available) 15-40 hrs your choice. Great
work environments. Apply in person. 7404
NW 4th Blvd. Across from Home Depot. No
phone calls please. 3-31-16-14
P.K. Yonge Developmenal Research School
Announcement of Teaching Vacancy
2004-2005 School Year
Eligible applicants must posses a Bachelor's
Degree, superior references and cleared
FDLE fingerprinting results. Please forward
resume, fingerprinting results and three let-
ters of reference by March 18th, 2005. P.K.
Yonge DRS is an affirmative action/EOE
employer. Send employment packet to:
Dr. Frances M Vandiver, Director
c/o Ms. Loretta Robinson
1080 SW 11th Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
Ph: 352/392-1554 X 223
P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School
Announcement of Teaching Vacancies
2005-2006 School Year
HS Guidance Couselor
HS Social Studies
Sec. PE/Softball Coach
Eligible applicants muct possess a
Bachelor's or Master's Degree, prefer teach-
ing experience and possession of an eligible
for Florida Teaching Certification. Submit let-
ter of intent, resume, certification and three
letters of reference by March 25, 2005 dead-
line. PK. Yonge DRS is an Affirmative Action/
EEO Employer. Send complete packet to
Dr. Frances M. Vandiver, Director
c/o Mrs. Loretta Robinson
1080 SW 11th Street
Gainesville, Florida 32601-7899
Phone: 352/392-1554 X 223
Fax: 352/392-9559 3-14-3-14
Nanny needed for 8 month old boy. 20
hours a week, M-F, flexible hours, $7 per-
hour, EXPERIENCE AND REFERENCES A
MUST: Must be 'child/infant CPR certified.
Please call Kelly at 219-8059 3-16-5-14
Apply at www.tutortolearn.com
Top pay! 3-23-5-14
Student Campus Rep Part Time
Book company seeks campus rep. Part time,
estimating 8 hours a week. We pay an hourly
wage, plus commissions. Must be bondable.
Email email@example.com with resume
and cover letter. 3-14-2-14
for 2-3 mornings per week for toddler &
infant. Must be reliable,, fun, energetic, &
avail summer C. Bilingual in Spanish a plus.
Please call Bridget 373-0372 3-24-10-14
TUTOR/HOMEWORK HELP WANTED
for high school & elementary. Afternoons.
Must have own transportation. Call 352-219-
GAINESVILLE TEXAS ROADHOUSE in
search of legendary employees for all posi-
tions. Open interviews Fri, Mon, Tues, &
Wed, 3-5pm Must apply in person. EOE
LAB TECH, entry level position in an envi-
ronmental testing lab. Experience and/or in-
terest in aquatic organisms and aquaculture
preferred. FT + weekends. Benefits. Fax
resume: 386-462-7264 3-17-5-14
12 Help Wanted ] 2 Help Warted
S .Help Warited
$1380 weekly stuffing envelopes. FT/PT
No experience necessary. For more info calf
Join One of the
Top 8 Fitness Centers in the Country.
Now Hiring for... A
Kid's Club Attendant
Minimum one year commitment
Apply at the
Gainesville Healt & Fitness Center
4820 Newberry Road
FT toddler teacher wanted 8:30 5:30 M-F. 2
year old teachers wanted 12:30-6:30 M-F, 2:
30-6:30 M-F, 7:30-4:30 M-F. Previous child-
care experience desired. 1049 Museum Rd.
Close To UF, Convenient
533 SW 2nd Ave. 377-1771
IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
HYPNOTIST-Stop smoking. Improve mem-
ory & concentration. Eliminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Learn self-hypnosis.
Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH,
NGH certified 379-1079. 4-20-67-15
** GATOR MOVING & STORAGE **
Local and long distance moving.
One item or a housefull. FL Reg # IM19
Call Now! (352)374-4791 '800-797-6766.
PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
r* BELLY DANCE **
Ethnic Dance Expressions Studio
For Fun & Fitness 384-9200
HORSE BOARDING peaceful spacious
30 acres ring-arena round pens expe-
rienced help 12x12 stalls 1-352-472-2627.
Owner on premisis 35+ yrs exp. Lessons
Come ride with us! Great Farm
Awesome Horses & Top Notch Instruction.
Hunters & Natural Horsemanship.
TRAFFIC SCHOOL ONLINE
Take Points Off Your Driver's License
And Dismiss Traffic Tickets
With Online Driver Improvement Courses
Whipoorwill Farm: Stall and/or pasture
board. 10 min W of UF off Archer Rd. CBS
Barn 12x12 stalls on 27 shaded acres.
Lighted arena, round pen, trails, tackroom.
Owner on premises. 376-8792 4-20-71-15
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ABORTION/ABORTION by PILL (RU-486) IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR
IV sedation, Student Discount. ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT?
Well Woman Care & Birth Control DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL
Bread & Roses Women's Health Ctr ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD
352-372-1664. HERE AND GET IT NOTICED!
Jypng ices TWO ROOMS LEFT EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
SAME DAY SERVICE: transcription, typing,
WARITING AID AND TYPING apps. Desktop pub: brochures, newsletters, f
flyers, ads, logos. Resume service 17 yrs Entertainment
; can help you to complete your paper.-Learn exp. -24 hr turnaround. New phone #Connie
-o write. Outline, Research, Grammar, 271-2677 3-16-10-17
3oherehcy, Typing 374-7038 4-20-50-15 WALDO FARMER & FLEA MARKET
TERM PAPER HELP: Frustrated? Need T~I
Assistance? Help with research and i
writing? TOLL FREE 1-888-345-8295
Aww.customessay.com 4-8-60-15 Anonyn
Individuals or small groups.
375-6641 Harold Nobles
-earn emergency medical care.
Prerequisite for EMT/Paramedic
includes healthcare provider CPR
392-1161x4283 www.shcc.ufl.edu 3-24-
eed Cross certification includes
'PR professional rescuer/first aid'
,lasses start now 392-1161x4283
30 Day Trial Membership Free
Men Women 0 Children
.VOST IMPORTANT SKILL
-OR LAW SCHOOL SUCCESS?
**AUTO MALL SERVICE DEPT**
-&: Complete Auto Service
Imports & Domestics 0 Cars & Trucks
Discount for students. Call.352-380-0033
nous HIV Antibody Testing
a County Health Dept. Call
0 for app't (optional $20 fee)
SAVE ON RAYBAN/SUNGLASSES
300 SW4th Ave. 378-4480.
GUNS! GUNS! GUNS!
1800 Gun Inventory
Over 500 handguns in stock
Buy, Sell, Trade or Repair.
Reloading Supplies 466-3340
Harry Beckwith, Gun Dealer
8mi. South of G'ville on 441
4 20 "7.11 4 o
Every Sat & Sun Hwy 301
15 minfrom Gainesville 468-2255.
FIRST STRIKE PAINTBALL
Airball, Speedball, Forts on 27 acres
Call for the best group rates!
In Gainesville Better Prices
Better Fields Better Call 371-2092
'- ***EUROPE $429 RT***
*Family Chiropractic Train & cruises also available
y iOGator Country Travel 373-1992
Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F. FL Seller of Travel Reg. No. ST-18264
FLASHBACKS PAYS CASH FOR CLOTHES. ***WEST COAST $198 RT***
We buy 10-5, M-Sat. Open to shop til 6. WE Los Angeles, Seattle & more! Call for best
ALSO BUY kOUSEHOLD ITEM. 211 W Univ rates. Gator Country Travel 373-1992
Ave 375-3752. 4-20-71-18 FL Seller of Travel Reg. No. ST-18264
Try BOOK LOVER'S CAFE
Inside Books, Inc. 505 NW 13 St.
- Connections .3
***AIRFARE $118 RT***
NYC, DC, Philly, New England & more!
Gator Country Travel 373-1992
FL Seller of Travel Reg. No. ST-18264
I'VE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC!
Vant to make a connection? Place your ad I roommate driving you crazy? Find a
e t fosomeone to share a om- ourroommate driving rou crazy? Find a
neresto l o for eone torue aom replacement in the Alligator Classifiedsl
non interest with or for your true love
.EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
customer lounge w/full kitchen .& bath. 250'
., 160' riding ring, round pen & jump pad-
lock. Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19
separate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-
3175 everglade-eqestrian.com 3-18-19-15
**LEGAL SECRETARY SEMINAR**
Sat March 26th in Gainesville. Learn basic
;ivil litigation and office protocol. $150 reg-
stration fee. Limited availability. 352-796-
All Women's Health Center
Free Pregnancy Test
THE TRUE YOU!
Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks
Gain muscle while you lose fat
Groups forming now. 339-2199.
JRGENT CARE/WALK-IN MEDICAL
Students No Appointment Needed!
-IRST CARE OF GAINESVILLE
1881 NW 8th Ave #2, 373-2340
Aost Ins Accepted, Hours M-F 8a-6p 4-20-
AKE CONTROL OF YOUR ACNE with
flue Light Treatments for moderate acne.
;all Dermatology Associates 352-332-4051
SLEEPY HOLLOW HORSE FARM
quality Boarding 0 Lessons/English 0
partiess 0 Alachua County s oldest & finest
lorse farm 0 466-4060 4-20-71-15
Classes & Workshops
COCOA BEACH, BREVARD COUNTY
Finders Keepers? If you find something, you
can place a FREE FOUND.AD in our lost &
found section. Be kind to someone who's
lost what you've found. Call 373-FIND.
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S4. Roommates 17. Resumes/Typing Services
5-. Real Estate -_ 18. Personals
S 6. FJri,. H,.:..,.,,:,, IT,:;,,, _-_ 19. Connections
7; 7..rpuie;. __ 20. Events/Notices
I 8. Stereos/Electronics 21. Entertainment
9. Bicycles 22; Tickets
_10. ForSale -- 23. Rides
.111. Mopeds/Motorcycles -_24. Pets
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f roommate...pets. Find or advertise your pets
or pet products here in the Pets section of
20 Yrs. as the Official So. Fl. Bus
Depart Th & Fr 2:00 & 4:30PM/reverse
Everybody knows how awful if feels to lose
$40 r/t Mia-FtrU.omp-WPB-FtP. something. If you find something, call the
S336-7026 www.GMGTRANS.com Alligator at 373-FIND and we'll place a free
4-20-71-23 "Found" ad for you in this section (Offer
does not apply to "Lost" ad.) Be kind to
someone who's lost what you've found.
LOST: BLACK & BROWN BEAGLE/
DASCHUND MIX. 18 Ib male. "Bunky"
Archer & 34th St. area. Mon 2/28 pm.
REWARD. Call 352-871-0365 3-15-5-25
Miami Bus Service FOUND: SILVER BRACELET near Bartram/
$40 R/T W.P Bch, Pomp, FT. L, Miami Carr Hall on Wed 3/9. Call to identify. 561-
Departures: Th & Fr 2:00 & 4:30 pm 262-4895 3-15-3-25
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Clement breaks world record in 400-meter dash
* WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
HEADS TO THE WNIT.
UF sophomore Kerron Clement
is now the fastest man in the world
in the 400-meter dash.
Clement ran a time of 44.57 sec-
onds to break the world record in
the event Saturday, beating Michael
Johnson's time of 44.63 set in 1995.
"I can't describe how I feel,"
Said Clement, who won the NCAA
title in the event for the second year.
"When I crossed the line, I wanted
"That was my first reaction. It
was so overwhelming breaking
Michael Johnson's record. I guess
it's mine now." --
Clement led the Gators to a sec-
ond-place finish at the 2005 NCAA
Indoor Championships, held at the
Randal Tyson Track Center at the
University of Arkansas.
Arkansas won the meet with 56
points, followed by UF with 46 and
Wisconsin with 43.
"We came here and did what we
wanted to do, and we got beat by a
better team," said men's coach Mike
Holloway. "There's no shame in
that. I'm proud of all our guys."
Clement also placed sixth in the
200m dash and joined Stefan Pastor
and Sekou Clarke and Bernard
Middleton in setting the collegiate
record in the 4x400m relay.
The women's team also finished
second, trailing Tennessee 46 to 36.
"We came here and did
what we wanted to do, and
we got beat by a better
team. There's no shame
in that. I'm proud of all our
UF men's track and field coach
Senior Candice Scott finished her
last meet as a UF athlete by resetting
the collegiate record in the weight
throw for the fourth time this sea-
son, becoming the first athlete to
win three NCAA titles in the event.
Scott won titles in 2002 and 2004.
"That's the way you want to go
out," Scott said. "I had increased
my weight lifting, so I was strong
coming into the meet. On that first
throw, I just let it all hang out."
Sophomore Tiandra Ponteen.
edged Louisiana State's Hazelann
Regis to win the individual national
championship in the 400m dash.
Ponteen joined true freshmen
Natalie Knight, Zanquandria
Joseph, and Nadine Palmer in tak-
ing fifth place in the 4x400m relay.
"I'm very pleased," women's
coach Tom Jones said. "Obviously,
you would like to win, but we have
always achieved at this meet and
This year is no different. I was just
elated for Tiandra and Candice..
Candice is probably the most phe-
nomenal athlete I have ever coached
TOURNEY-BOUND: The UF wom-
en's basketball team will be dancing
Finishing their season on a four
game losing streak, the Gators (14-
14, 5-9 SEC) received an invite late
Sunday to the Women's National
Invitational Tournament. .:
UF will begin the tournament
Thursday at South Florida. The.
Bulls are 20-10 and lost to the
Gators 58-50 on Jan. 2.
Gators' offense surfaces to slaughter
By TIM CASEY
The Michigan State baseball team hopes
it will be another 40 years before it plays UF
The No. 6 Gators (15-4) crushed the
Spartans in all three games of the series, out-
scoring MSU 40-3 over the weekend, includ-
ing a 10-0 shutout Sunday in front of 1,493
fans who chose baseball over UF's basketball
showdown with Kentucky.
While the offense lit up the scoreboard,
UF pitchers kept MSU batters baffled. The
Spartans (5-6) had only two RBI during the
series. The Gators only allowed four walks all
weekend, compared to 23 issued by MSU.
Freshman left-hander Stephen Locke (3-0)
earned his third victory of the season Sunday,
pitching six scoreless innings.
"Our guys played hard three days in a
row," UF coach Pat McMahon said.
With one game remaining before confer-
ence play begins Friday, the Gators are play-
UF hit six home runs, stole seven bases
and played error-free defense until the ninth
inning Sunday when shortstop Justin Tordi
misplayed a ground ball. As a team, the
Gators had a .365 batting average on 38 hits
and a .500 on-base percentage.
The Gators had back-to-back home runs
by junior Daniel Brooks and sophomore
Gavin Dickey in the third inning, each play-
er's first of the season. Tordi also hit his first
home run of the year.
S"That felt so good. It's about tin
hit one," Tordi sa
seeing the ball
"At the begin
season, people w
'Why are you gr
always said w
Mahon working hard, a
ing to work ou
Tordi. said. "That showed this we
came out and put up big-time nun
UF had back-to-back home run
Jeroloman and Jared Kubin in Fric
17-1 win. Kubin's blast was his firs
"Coach [Tim] Parenton said the main fo-
ne I finally cus today was 'just smile and have fun,' and
id. "We're I think we had some fun tonight," Kubin, a
well right freshman, said Friday.
Junior right-hander Bryan Ball (4-0)
fing of the pitched a career-high eight innings on Friday,
ere saying lowering his ERA to 1.34. Sophomore, right
uys a little fielder Brain Leclerc hit a grand slam in
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It for us," of two five-run innings. Senior Tommy Boss
ekend. We pitched 5.2 innings to improve his record to
s by Brian The Gators and Spartans had not faced
lay night's one another on the diamond since the 1965.
t collegiate campaign, when each squad collected a win
during a tournament held in Miami.
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Walsh scores MVP trophy in SEC Championship
By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
ATLANTA If Matt Walsh had to
give a first-place award to the school that
insults him the most, he would nominate
Kentucky. If he had to give one for sec-
ond place, he would say Kentucky. And
if he had to award third-place honors,
Kentucky would luck out as well.
"My manager went to Hooters [once]
and he said [all the Kentucky fans there]
were cheering, 'Walsh is gay,'" Walsh said.
"They take over [Atlanta] during the SEC
Tournament. Nothing they say bothers me
anymore. You've got 70-year old grand-
mas yelling, 'You suck, Walsh!'"
Sunday, Matt Walsh gave Kentucky
something, but nothing close to jeer-props.
Finishing .with 26 points, he boasted an
accolade of his own the Southeastern
Conference Tournament MVP trophy.
Earlier, the Gators were in trouble.
Kentucky had snatched UF's lead, re-
placing it with a 44-40 advantage of its
own. The possibility of losing the grasp on
the SEC Championship Trophy set in.
But Walsh extinguished the dangers.
He drilled one 3-pointer: UF 43, Kentucky
44. He nailed another: UF 46, Kentucky 44.
And, for good measure, one more: UF 51,
You could get away with calling him a
"Him, David and Peep are Kentucky
killers," freshman guard Corey Brewer
said. "But Matt's the big-shot guy. That's
what he does."
Last Sunday, his 8 late-game points
sealed the Kentucky win. Add a few days
of rest before the SEC Tournament and the
result? Walsh two, Kentucky zero.
"I felt good all week here," Walsh said.
"I could have even had more points. I just
got it going."
After Walsh received his crystal MVP
trophy, he trotted toward the stands to
greet a teary friend: Joe Westerfer, his
When Westerfer saw that the Gators
had advanced to the Tournament's finals,
he secured a last-second plane ticket, flew
into Alabama Sunday-morning, and then
drove two hours to Atlanta.
"For my coach to come down, I just
wanted to show him that I love him and
I'm glad he was here," Walsh said.
The SEC's most hated player still leaves
some room for love.
Matt Marriott / Alligator Staff
Anthony Roberson and Corey Brewer don championship shirts, letting fans know
where the Gators stand in the SEC. However, teammate Matt Walsh was the MVP.
Guard Roberson says Gators have 'got the attitude'
GATORS, from page 24
clipped nets, the Gators strutted
off the Georgia Dome floor with
a shiny black trophy a token
of their 70-53 repeat win against
Kentucky for UF's first SEC
Tournament Championship in
And for anybody thinking
UF's previous win against the
Wildcats was a fluke, sophomore
forward Chris Richard has a mes-
"We ended up winning by
17," Richard said. "I don't think
that's luck. Seventeen points
- that's not a fluke. Two times in
a row? That doesn't sound like a
fluke to me."
The historic win capped a
seven-game winning streak for a
UF team whose players feel is un-
justly, but hopefully temporarily,
"We wanted to shock the
world," Roberson said. "We
wanted to walk off the court
against all odds, knowing that
nobody was on our side but us."
Nobody except for a slim
swath of orange-clad fans that
separated the sea of Kentucky
But for more than one half, the
Gators used suffocating defense
and a 26-14 rebounding effort to
elicit possibly the quietest 24,408-
strong crowd ever at a venue the
Wildcat faithful affectionately
As in their most recent meet-
ing, the Gators held the Wildcats
field goal-less for nearly five
Lee and freshman forward Al
Horford each held Kentucky big
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Morris to a combined 2 first-half
points, while aiding UF's 9-0 ad-
vantage in second-chance points
with a combined seven offensive
But less than 2 minutes irito
the second half, Horford took
the bench after gaining his third
foul. Morris missed two ensu-
ing foul shots but awoke the
Wildcats fans with a putback
that ignited a 15-1 run to coun-
ter a 34-27 halftime deficit.
And following a slew of UF
turnovers and a put-back by
Kentucky freshman forward Joe
Crawford with 12:32 remaining,
the Wildcats took a'42-40 lead
- their first of the game.
"When they get that mo-
mentum going. when the\ get.
that crowd going and you don't
counter quick, it easily goes
from 4 points to 15," Lee said.
"So we knew we just had to man
up and play ball."
So UF's defense dug in and
junior guard Matt Walsh let go.
Walsh connected on three
consecutive 3-point attempts,
sparking a 30-9 game-closing
Wash scored 16 of his game-
high 26 points to secure a con-
ference title and tournament
MVP in the game's final 11:26.
"You know this one is better,"
said Walsh, who claimed UF's
victory against the Wildcats last
week was the best in his life.
"I've got the net around my
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a Big Blue mass e\odu.s Lee,
who finished with a game-high
17 rebounds, kept the beaten
-Wildcats down, controlling the
"That's just something we've
been dealing with all year," said
Kentucky coach Tubby Smith
on UF's domination of the
paint. "We're just not a physical
With the Gators' recent phys-
ical dominance, junior guard
Anthony Roberson said UF has
proved its talent.
Now with an SEC title, he
knows they have the winning
S"We have more talent than
anybody in the -country,"
Roberson said. "And now.we've
a.got. the attitude. It's over tow ."
CONTROLfrom page 24
ing you from inside and out.
You want to score on .UF?
Good luck, because the Gators
have suddenly become a group
of defensive superstars.
You want to shut down-
Roberson, the SEC's runner-up
for the Player of the Year? No
problem, because anyone in
the lineup is capable of pouring
points on the board.
UF sounds a lot like a team
from 2000 that performed de-
cently in the regular season
before exploding in March.
That team, also from UF,
found its identity late in the
season and ran with it.
But it's more than just scor-
ing and defense throughout
UF's miracle weekend, the
It went a little like this.
Friday: "We know we're
not being talked about much
on ESPN. We want to earn
some respect for the NCAA
Tournament to show the coun-
try that we're pretty good."
Saturday:- "People have
counted us out all season, we're
pretty underrated that's-
- made us hungrier." Joakim
Sunday: "We knew we had
a lot of doubters ... It was us
against the world, us against
everybody." Taurean Green
And suddenly, the world is
very interested in those myste-
MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2005
Gators win first SEC Championship
By BRYAN APP
Alligator Staff Writer
ATLANTA Something ..
didn't sit right with David Lee.
Even with a one-point win,
snapping a four-year losing
streak to his fiercest rival, the i
senior forward still felt an un-
satisfied hunger following the i.
Gators' victory against then-
No. 3 Kentucky.
So Lee had to vent before
UF's weekend trip to the ~ i
"I knew a few guys on their
team made the comment that
that one didn't mean anything,
that they had already won the
SEC," Lee said. "I told my par-
ents before I came here that I'd
love to get a shot at them again
when it quote-unquote meant -
Lee had his opportunity on
Sunday, as the Gators enteredN
their second consecutive SEC -__
game against Kentucky. "-i 'i "
And when it mattered, the
Gators celebrated once again, -
this time with a few souvenirs. Allgator 'tf
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rmed with freshly UF forward David Lee jumps up for a rebound against Kentucky's Randolph Morris and
SEE GATORS, PAGE 23 Chuck Hayes. Lee finished with 17 rebounds in UF's 70-53 victory.
UF earns No. 4 seed, will face Ohio
* THE GATORS WILL PLAY IN THE
SYRACUSE REGION, ARGUABLY
ONE OF THE TOUGHEST.
By ANDREW ABRAMSON
Alligator Staff Writer
ATLANTA See what a couple of victo-
ries against Kentucky and a Soitheastern
Conference Tournament championship can
do for perception.
A year ago, UF was the joke of the
NCAA. By the time the Gators tipped off
against Manhattan, the 12th-seeded Jaspers
were the favorites.
Now, the Gators are suddenly the team
to beat, and after receiving a No. 4 seed in
the Syracuse region, the Gators almost seem
"I would have bumped them up to a
No. 3'.CBS college basketball analyst Billy
* For a complete NCAA Tournament
bracket, be sure to turn to page 23.
Also, the UF women's basketball
team's season isn't over yet. Find
out who the Gators will play in the
WNIT on page 21.
The SEC champion Gators open the
NCAA Tournament Friday against Mid-
American Conference champion Ohio
(21-10) in Nashville, Tenn. If the Gators can
defeat the Bobcats, a possible matchup with
Villanova another surprise team will
await UF on Sunday. Villanova opens up
the tournament against New Mexico.
"You look at Florida and Villanova,"
Packer said. "Those are two teams that are
real Cinderella teams. They have the per-
sonnel to get to the Final Four."
Final Four talk seems premature, es-
pecially considering that North Carolina,
Connecticut and Kansas all loom in the
Syracuse Region, arguably the toughest
bracket this year.
But it's a complete departure from
years past when UF entered the NCAA
Tournament as a highly-seeded, lowly-re-
"We're going to be a sleeper," UF fresh-
* Be sure to log on to alligatorSports.org for
the stories about all the Gators sports that
occurred over the weekend. Softball, men's
golf, men's and women's diving and men's
tennis were among the teams that were in
man guard Taurean Green said. "My advice
is that teams better not sleep on us."
Even UF coach Billy Donovan admit-
ted that in early January, when the Gators
were coming off a blowout loss to Florida
State, Final Four talk would have been
"After that Florida State game ... We
didn't look like a team that could get into
the NIT," Donovan said.
But Donovan doesn't want his team to
"We just have to put everything that
happened today behind us," said Donovan,
regarding the Kentucky win. "It's good to
give us confidence that we know if we play
together and play good defense and re-
bound and do the things we need to do, we
can win. But we have to be able to take the
next step to get ready to play Friday.
"The big thing is getting [the team] back
emotionally and physically and getting
them ready for Friday."
S2000: Former UF quarterback Brock Berlin
practices for the first time with the Gators.
Berlin didn't turn out to be the savior some
thought he would be, as he transferred to
Miami and defeated UF twice.
girly' no more
This is a message from the
Emergency Broadcast System.
Do not adjust your television
sets. What you're seeing is reality.,
Isn't that how you felt on Sunday
when UF slaughtered the Kentucky
Wildcats in the worst beatdown since
the Rodney King riots?
After years of hearing the words
"soft" and "girly" next to the Gators,
David Lee and company extended a
giant middle finger to the national
media and every other UF basher.
A 30-9 second half run against
play this well
But the past
Andrew well, in the past.
Abramson In a Boston Red
Drew's Control Sox-like fashion,
email@example.com the Gators have
the Gators have
gone from love-
able losers to one of the nation's most
exciting and dangerous teams.
Sunday morning, Digger Phelps
doubted the Gators' ability to defeat
Kentucky twice in a single week.
Sunday night, Digger Phelps
picked UF to reach the Final Four.
And if you watched 'the SEC
Tournament this weekend, you may
have to agree with Digger.
The Gators won this weekend
without having to rely on Lee, Matt
Walsh and Anthony Roberson.
Yes, Walsh won MVP and Lee dom-
inated Alabama on Saturday. But the
difference-makers are coming from
the unlikeliest of places.
Corey Brewer played like the sec-
ond coming of Tayshaun Prince and
gave UF a legitimate fourth scoring
threat in the starting lineup.
Al Horford may be the best fresh-
man rebounder on the planet.
Add in stellar performances from
Chris Richard and Taurean Green and
you have a deep team capable of beat-
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