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Shuttle stays grounded
By EVA KIS
Alligator Staff Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL The
seven astronauts aboard Space
Shuttle Discovery face a "best-case
scenario" three-day wait as NASA
technicians determine the specifics
of a fuel-sensor malfunction that
"scrubbed" Wednesday's launch.
"All I can say is shucks," Space
Shuttle Program Deputy Manager
Wayne Hale said. "We were ready
to go. It was clearly a launch -
criteria violation; it took us five-
minutes to confirm
News NASA adminis-
trator Mike Griffin
said a check of the four sensors
inside the bottom of Discovery's
main fuel tank that measure liq-
uid hydrogen which is ignited
with a separate tank of oxygen for
thrust found one of them to be
malfunctioning two hours before
"We're beginning a trouble-
shooting procedure to work it
out," Griffin said.
Though all four sensors in the
system measure hydrogen levels
and thus are redundant, there was
no way to know the sensor was
faulty until the fuel tank was filled,
which is done after the shuttle is
rolled out to the launch pad.
"You don't need all four to fly
- you have to have all four to
commit to launch," NASA spokes-
woman June Malone said.
A NASA security helicopter escorts astronauts back from the launch
pad after the launch' is scrubbed at Cape Canaveral on Wednesday.
The software that monitors the the fuel tank is empty and ready
shuttle schedules ke events for to detach, about eight-and-a-half
the astronauts based n the sen- minutes after launch.
sor readings, which gnal when SEE SHUTTLE, PAGE 3
Editor's note: This is the
first of a series of stories
taking a closer look at
the.hidden structures of
By DAVID COHEN
It's dirty. We need it to
eat, drive and give our mom
flowers. We need it to become
a Gator. We need it to "Go
Greek." And we might need
to fork some over in order to
run for Student Government
It's called dough, or green-
backs it's money.
UF's Greek system is 61
chapters strong, claiming
4,582 active members at the
end of Spring 2005.
"I think. initially people
join for the social connec-
tion," Director of Greek
Life Chris Bullins said. "A
fraternity or sorority offers a
smaller place for them to find
But the 14 percent of UF's
population that call like-
minded- Greek friends their
"family away from home" do
so at a price.
Housing starts e-mail roommate notification system
* OFFICIALS ALSO HOPE TO ALLOW
RENT PAYMENT BY CREDIT CARD.
By CASSIDY MILLS
Alligator Contributing Writer
UF's Department of Housing will in-
troduce a new roommate and housing
notification system for Fall that will allow
incoming students to receive their housing
assignments about a month earlier than last
mer UF guard
at his critics.
Walsh soon will
sign with the
See story, pg.
Housing spokeswoman Sharon Blansett
said this year the building assignments
would be mailed on the first bill for rent
sent to new students.
Following the bill, the department plans'
to send two identical e-mails to students
that include a mailing address and contact
information for roommates, she said.
The duplicate e-mail is to be sent about a
week after the original in case students run
into technical problems retrieving the first
e-mail. The e-mails will be sent to students'
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"We ran this test to see if the pro-
gram would work and it did. We're
planning for the same success in
"I think that using e-mail is the pre-
ferred way to communicate With students
at this time," Blansett said. "Our goal for
* UF's entertainment bu-
reau plans to put on a trial-
size Christian rock concert,
"Engage," in September.
"We're not trying to convert
everybody," organizer Galen
Wood said. "It's going to be
a pretty rockin' concert."
See story, pg. 4.
the future is to have room assignments on
UF's portal so that you can check housing
assignments like you can check grades on
The new system was tested during
Summer B on a much smaller group before
a decision was made for the future.
"We ran this test to see if the program
would work and it did," Blansett said.
"We're planning for the same success in
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Chapter dues per semes-
ter run the average brother or
sister $850, according to UF
Bullins said the rates
fluctuate between $300
and $1,200 per semester,
depending upon what
dues the organizations' na-
tional headquarters require,
fluctuations in insurance
premiums and overhead
He said the money can
never be used to purchase
However, Bullins said
UF's corps of Greek organiza-
tions try hard not to let cost
prohibit potential members
"Chapters will offer pay-
ment plans," he said. "They
work really, really hard to
ensure that people don't join
based on the financial bar-
He said some Greek orga-
nizations offer partial and full
MacKenzie Moritz, who ran
for Student Body President
as a member of the Progress
Party in the Spring 2005
elections, said Greek organi-
zations have solid opinions
that sometimes are pushed
onto their members.
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SHUTTLE, from page 1
If the rocket does not detach in time,
which was a risk as the sensor was stuck on
"wet," indicating the tank was full, serious
damage could result to the shuttle's engines.
A similar problem occurred during test-
ing in April, which NASA opted to resolve
by replacing the tank entirely, including all
the wiring and miscellaneous parts. The new
tank and sensors functioned properly during
testing earlier in the day.
"As all electronics owners know, there's
nothing more annoying than an intermittent
flaw," Griffin said.
This wasn't the first incident that threat-
ened to postpone Wednesday's mission. A
window cover from Discovery's cockpit fell
off in the morning, damaging some of the
shuttle's heat. shielding; however, the tiles
were replaced and posed no delay to the
Those same heat-resistant tiles along
the wings of Columbia were damaged by
a chunk of insulating foam sprayed on the
shuttle's external fuel tanks that came loose
When the shuttle does take off, Discovery
will mark the United States' return to
manned spaceflight for the first time since
Columbia disintegrated during re-entry in
Griffin himself was involved in a
Department of Defense project that involved
14 "scrubs," or cancellations.
"This is nothing," he said.
NASA officials will meet with technicians
early Friday morning and, based on their
findings, hold a management meeting that
The next possible launch window opens
Saturday at 2:40 p.m.
Members of the Senate Subcommittee
on Science and Space were also in Cape
Canaveral for the launch. The group, which
is in the process of drafting a new appro-
priations bill for NASA, said today's incident
will have no bearing on the provisions of
their legislation to be presented to the Senate
Subcommittee on Science, Technology and
"This is a success story," Sen. Byron
Dorgan said. "The success was the NASA
team identifying the problem. Think of the
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Concert bill passed
By JUSTIN RICHARDS
The Student Senate passed a bill
Tuesday granting $10,000 to Student
Government Productions so UF's
entertainment bureau can put on
a trial-size Christian rock concert,
"Engage," in September.
The small scale of the concert,
which will be free to students, will.
test students' enthusiasm for a larger
affair, SGP chairman Joey Van de
While SGP has not yet begun
negotiations with performers, two
popular national acts Blindside
and Skillet are being considered,
to be supported by two local bands.
Former Gator Christian Life
President Galen Wood originally
asked Van de Bogart to approve a
$60,000 concert. Lacking room in his
budget, Van de Bogart sent him to
the Senate for funding.
"Next year, maybe it'll be a
$20,000 concert," Van de Bogart said.
"And the years after that, it'll get big-
ger and bigger."
Van de Bogart clarified the con-
Student ship at Tuesday's
GOVernient Senate meet-
GCL is not budgeted by Student
Government, it only has creative in-
put. SGP will make all financial-and
Production costs not met by SG's
$10,000 budget will come from SGP
Wood said he expects non-
Christians to enjoy the show, where
they will be exposed to Christian
beliefs but won't be evangelized.
"We're not trying to convert ev-
erybody," he said. "It's going to be a
pretty rockin' concert. It's not going
to be like a church service at all."
Google Earth opens up world
By DOUGLAS BONEPARTH
Alligator Contributing Writer
Fly from Gainesville to Tokyo in seconds.
Google Earth, a new satellite-based geograph-
ical search engine, allows users to fly from space
to street level to research geographic information
and explore places around the globe.
At the click of the "search" button, Google
Earth takes them wherever they want.
"Google Earth utilizes broadband streaming
technologyand 3-D graphics, much like a video
game, enabling users to interactively explore
the world either their own neighborhood or
the far comers of the globe," said John Hanke,
general manager for Keyhole, Google Inc., in a
Aside from.virtually traveling anywhere on
the planet, searches can be localized to find in-
formation like hotels, restaurants, schools, parks,
banks and transportation. It can even record-
driving directions and play it back to the user.
Users can combine multiple layers of informa-
tion, such as cross-referencing school districts with
address look-ups of available homes, business
listings and public transportation, and save their
results for later use, according to the press release.
"The geographical information is supplied
by various data providers," said Youliang Qiu,
teaching assistant for the department of geogra-
phy. "Then Google Earth integrates Google's lo-!
cal search data, similar to online Yellow Pages."
Google Earth's impact could reach beyond
personal use and may reshape how professionals
gather and understand information.
"It's a phenomenal tool," said Mike Foley, mas-
ter lecturer in the department of journalism. "To
be able to find out where some-
thing is that fast is amazing."
He said Google Earth could
help journalists comprehend
information by exploring rela-
tionships on many levels. J
l "I have my students write
stories which involve loca-
Foley tions they probably have not
Journalism lecturer been to," Foley said. "Students
and reporters can verify that
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Qiu said while Google Earth may not have a
large impact on geography science, it will help the
public with understanding such information.
"Students and professionals will definitely
have a clearer idea when it comes to answering
any question related to where something is,"
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Funding barrier halts non-Greek SG hopefuls
MONEY, from page 1
"I definitely believe that they
(Greeks) are encouraged by their hous-
es to vote for a certain party," he said.
"Greek houses are allowed to be an
official sponsor. They're going to have
a stance and they are entitled to share
that stance with their members."
And they are abundant in SG.
Sixty percent of SG executive offi-
cers are Greek, including six out of nine
SG agency heads.
SG adviser Chris Cupoli said his
organization is anything but one-di-
"I think it's a lot more diverse than
people give it credit for," he said. "The
culture groups may have more of a
hold than a Greek chapter would."
Bullins said high involvement is just
the nature of the Greek system.
"Our students do a lot of com-
munity service," he said. "They get
great exposure to leadership training. I
think that's what keeps them interested
- the ability to grow as a person."
But the Spring 2005 election had
Impact Party Presidential Candidate
Dennis Ngin seeing green.
"I cannot see someone who is run-
ning for Student Body President with
$100 in their pocket winning the elec-
tion," he said. "If you don't have a lot of
money, it's going to make it that much
harder to win."
Ngin donated $2,800 to his cause.
"I think the administration and the
students can agree that SG needs a
makeover," he said. "People take it too
seriously. I think that's the problem."
The Impact Party reported spending
a total of $12,482 for the campaign and
the Progress Party spent $9,071 by the
end of their run.
The Moritz family contribution to
the Progress Party was $6,970 but their
former hopeful said money isn't much
of an object when running for Student
"I do think it's possible to do with-
out very much money," Moritz said. "It
definitely helps to have money."
Charles Grapski, a teaching assis-
tant who has involved himself in SG for
almost 20 years, said the money factor
may prohibitpotential candidates from
"Money is a major barrier," he said.
"There's no way for an average student
to put together a campaign. It's just
The Gator Party spent $18,656 in the
Spring, more than both Progress and
Impact, and won 38 out of 46 possible
Senate seats in the SG elections.
Gator Party senatorial candidates
coughed up $75 each to be on the
ticket, and the family of Student Body
President Joe Goldberg gave $4,675
toward the campaign.
Goldberg was the only presidential
candidate to have Greek affiliation.
Goldberg, who has been a member
of Phi Delta Theta fraternity since
Spring 2002, said his party would have
won without the deep pockets.
"I think in any campaign, money is
going to be an asset because it enables
you to get the word out about your
campaign," he said. "I think money's
an asset but I don't think it's essential
to becoming an executive. I think that
our message was on point."
Goldberg said he knows of SG cam-
paigns that have hit the $40,000 mark.
"It's been all over the board," he said.
He said SG just finds the best man
for the job when conducting searches
for its higher-ups.
"I don't know who's Greek," he said.
"We don't take affiliations into account. I
want someone who can get things done
and is qualified for the job."
E-mail will save money
HOUSING, from page 1
The system is expected to save a considerable
amount of time and money.
With more than 7,000 students moving on cam-
pus this Fall, the postage and staff time it would
take to mail each housing assignment is substan-
tial, Blansett said.
"If I had been able to know my roommate ear-
lier it would have been so much easier to know
what to pack and know who it is that
you're moving in with," said former
LifStudent resident adviser Erica Scicchitano,
Life-- who lived on campus for two years. "It
would have relieved a lot of my stress
about moving away for the first time."
Early room assignments are not the only aspect
of dorm life the Department of Housing looks to
"We are actively working on being able to ac-
cept credit card payments for rent. Right now
we're just dealing with technical and procedural
difficulties," Blansett said.
Housing is also trying to create an online lease
agreement, although Blansett noted there are ma-
jor-challenges her department must overcome to
make this a viable option.
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Ground the Shuttle and
focus on the future
One thing hits home after the Space Shuttle's return
to space was again delayed Wednesday: It's get-
ting mighty old.
The Shuttle is 33 years old, as a working concept, and
24 years old as a flyable space vehicle.
So as the Shuttle program reaches middle age, we must
consider how the craft's return to space will aid President
Bush's semi-ambitious plan to explore strange new worlds
There's no doubt about it it is a necessity for human-
ity to devote a significant amount of time and money to
Furthermore, it is crucial to our development as a race.
The monumental obstacles overcome by NASA in the
1960s, to get not only into space but to see two men on the
moon by decade's end, are synonymous with America's
power to accomplish the impossible when necessary.
Apollo 11, which lifted off 36 years ago this -week,
didn't have as much computing power as a pocket calcu-
lator. It took several years and at least three human lives
to get the go-ahead.
But when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on
the moon, we stood proudly, our power on the world stage
unmatched for one shining moment.
It didn't seem off the mark, back in 1969, to envision
the turn of the 21st Century as an age of multiple-planet
exploration and technology beyond comprehension.
Even after the programs were scaled down severely
in the 1970s, NASA's endeavor to innovate brought us so
many new technologies we take them for granted more
than 1,500 of them.
One thing separated our plan from any others that have
come before or since. Money.
That's what we need.
NASA's budget was roughly $30 billion (in 2005 dol-
lars) in the mid-1960s, compared with about $16 billion
today. If it cost us $30 billion a year to go to the moon, how
will half that amount get us to Mars' doorstep?
The truth is, NASA doesn't know. Nor does the federal
government the projected timeline for space travel, as
released by a cooperative effort of several agencies, has
moon travel feasible again by 2020, with first foot on Mars
It doesn't seem to make sense that we have to wait 15
years to get where we were four decades ago; in fact, it
becomes clear we're not putting enough into the program
to get anything useful out of it.
So all the effort having been expended to get a twenty-
something symbol of our obsolescence into orbit seems a
waste, when we could probably save our money and de-
vote it to newer programs.
Private firms are working to join the Shuttle and the
Russian craft Soyuz in the heavens by the end of the decade.
And replacements for the Shuttle, which will be neces-
sary to make the leap to other planets, have been on the
drawing board since before the Shuttle's first launch. As
of today, no working models exist to our knowledge, even
It's a comforting sight to see people in space, but it's
not comforting enough when our commitment to advance-
ment is considered.
Let's ground the Shuttle and move on.
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We don't know enough to judge Rove
ust so we're clear, let's get one thing out of the way first:
If Karl Rove leaked Valerie Plame's name directly or
indirectly then he should be fired.
President Bush promised he would remove anyone who
participated in the leak from his administration, and he
should follow through on his promise.
But until that is proven, everybody needs to back off and
let the investigators do their jobs.
Liberals already are up in arms, demanding that Bush
fire Rove and openly criticizing him and White House Press
Secretary Scott McClellan for avoiding questions about
Do you want to know why they're avoiding these ques-
Maybe, just maybe, it's because they -don't know the
I know we all think President Bush has a magic crystal
ball that lets him know each and every thing that goes on in
the world, but let's assume for a second that maybe it's not
working at the moment.
The rallying cry against Bush today is that he "misled the
public" about Rove in the same way that he misled the public
about nuclear weapons in Iraq which, of course, is a whole
separate argument that I won't go into.
Let's say you lie to someone. They believe you and then
go around spreading the lie, believing it to be true. Are they,
then, a liar?
I don't think so.
Bush originally said he had talked to Rove and that Rove
had no involvement in the leak.
Read between the lines: Bush talked to Rove, and Rove
told him he wasn't involved.
Bush took Rove's word for it. What other choice did he
Do those who are crying "liar" think Bush has access to
Rove's or Time magazine reporter Matthew Cooper's e-mail
Thus far, that's the only evidence
presented against Rove: an e-mail
sent from Cooper to his boss stating
that Rove leaked the information.
That's pretty damning informa-
tion. No debate there.
Matt Sanchez It's also not information that Bush
Editorial Notebook or his administration likely were
email@example.com privy to before everyone else was.
It also doesn't prove Rove's in-
volvement by itself, though it does
make that outcome seem inevitable.
I'm not saying the Bush administration didn't know.
Maybe they did.
I'm saying that we can't assume our political opponents
have been lying to us every time they are found to be wrong
- even if they don't have a very good track record.
No one knows that much.
Not even the president.
All of this bickering between Democrats and Republicans
about who's playing nice is making our government seem
more and more like a bunch of spoiled kids fighting over
who gets to be X's and who gets to be O's.
Maybe it's too much to ask, but how about we all set aside
must-be-wrong-on-every-possible-subject thoughts and try
being rational for a change?
If Rove is guilty, but he doesn't get fired, then liberals
have my permission to storm the White House and call for
I Until then, let's try to remember that whole "innocent
until proven guilty" thing we Americans go on so much
about, and the fact that President Bush isn't the most likely
person to have developed mind-reading capabilities.
-Matt Sanchez is a journalism senior. His column appears
The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.
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'Fair trade' too complex for newspaper column
In no way could Christian Waugh have given
an adequate analysis of the difference be-
tween fair trade and free trade in Tuesday's
Alligator. There's just not enough space. I
thought I'd add a few points, though:
How is fair trade different from free trade?
Defining either is tricky.
I've been an advocate for fair trade for two
years now as a member of Students Making
Trade Fair. In that time, the members brought
Fair Trade Certified coffee to both Java City and
Starbucks on campus, with the help of Gator
Dining Services and Student Government.
Fair trade coffee can be a great tasting prod-
uct with a great socially-responsible message.
As Waugh's column stated: "Fair trade seeks
to alleviate poverty as a matter of social justice
by using 'fair pricing' for goods and services,
but it may also involve transparency, environ-
mental protection and tariffs."
He's right. Established more than thirty
years ago in Europe, Fair Trade Certification
organizes farmers on cooperatives, where they
can grow coffee beans on small plots of land,
pool their crop yields together and sell it on the
The cooperatives don't sell to middlemen,
who are known to buy cheap and sell high.
Instead, the cooperatives directly sell to a coffee
Claudia Adrien :-'.t--tr Apercentage of
Speaking Out the profits go toward
education and health
care programs benefit-
ing the cooperative.
Unlike coffee beans purchased by roasters
such as Maxwell House or Sara Lee, fair trade
coffee must be produced with environmentally
strict standards. Trees cannot be cleared to grow
the crop, and many cooperatives use entirely
organic farming methods.
These coffee farmers receive small loans and
operate under the strict supervision of indepen-
dent third-party agencies.
Is this regulation? Yes. Does fair trade have
its own system of tariffs? Yes. Is it governmen-
tally regulated? No.
Despite political affiliations, fair trade ap-
peals to those on opposite ends of the political
spectrum. The.U.S. House of Representatives
in 2002 unanimously supported a fair trade
There's a demand for fair trade and the sup-
ply is growing. The demand for the product
comes out of the public's desire to have socially
This is an essential motivating factor when
more than 25 million farming families live un-
der extreme poverty. Poverty surrounds coffee
because the industry is cornered by four domi-
So, instead of seeking governmental regula-
tion, which didn't work decades earlier for the
coffee industry, the competition provided by
fair trade forces many of these companies to
Proctor & Gamble now sells a line of fair
trade coffee. And Kraft is willing to work with
other certification processes, like Rainforest
,Alliance, to create more environmentally sensi-
tive growing conditions for their beans.
Ideally, free trade is thought of as an uninter-
rupted exchange of goods and services. I think
this notion must be re-examined.
In all of history, especially in the history of
democracies, there's always been some form
of government intervention and a system of
To advocate free trade in its purest sense
could never realistically occur if societies choose
to live with government.
Fair trade is a self-regulating industry with
socially responsible practices.
It's not communism. It's not anarchy. It's just
Claudia R. Adrien, a former Alligator reporter
and columnist, is co-president of Students Making
Letter to the Editor
Guardian's response to
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By JAYME GOUGH
l-.nnirfcr Calderon a 22-year-old UF journalism stu-
den.-t h.i'i i-s cgr,- r I eating Friday's release of the sixth
Hairn Porte! b.ok calls herself a "borderline-icky Harry
Porter tar "
I don t think I e crossed the line yet,"
Cilderon -aid while browsing through l1ov
\\'aldenbo,-okls in The Oaks Mall. "I mean, Potter, a
I im not a; ciazI as some of the fans out- nothingto I
there are I m not mt ing to introduce of There are
mainst-ream trobe % earu-lg like one guyI of. There a
knov. and I don t tlunk the release of the people my
r et% bok i% d! -_nd mre over the edge." who feel th
Ca lderro,'i enters .1 K Rowling's world of Jennifer
H.-lrr-\ Potter t.: escape the pressures of the UF st
re.-l .01o Id.
"I i ouldn t -i ant to actually live a Harry Potter
bookk and ha'.; it bt myi, real life," Calderon said. "I just
U L it to keep roin th inking about stressful things going
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it -s :all' .-d .ii 'e said. "I have to economize my
rinm t, t.-.kep Hair, P. tt.-rinvolved."
e tte p'.:-t h'. ', .ars, Calderonhas read each book
.tri:m- tn's ari -,d sh'Li-st.-ns to them on tape before going
in1, Dlale e.-ed- th,- book on tape, and I've gotten
to the p.int i.. hier. h-.- '. oice is the only thing I.can fall
asleep to," she said.
Calderon is also an avid fan of Harry Potter fan-fic-
tion, and she is even working on her own story.
"I'm not sure if I would ever post my story, but fan-
fiction is crazy," she said. "Some of the fan-fiction out
there is very vulgar but some is great, I mean, so dose'to
what J. K. Rowling might actually write."
Calderon has predictions for "Harry Potter
Harry and the Half-Blood Prince."
nd that is "I think a Weasley is going to die. Not
)e ashamed Ron or the twins, but one that isn't as
rnilli.,rS more important to the book," Calderon said.
"I'm scared for Hagrid. He's important
ge and older in Harry's life, but if Rowling kills any-
same way." one dose to Harry it will be Hagrid, not
Calderon Hermione or Ron."
udent Calderon thinks the half-blood prince
will be either a nei ; character or Hagrid, and
she is excited to get the new book on Friday to find
out who it will be.
"I ordered my express-line ticket at Books-A-Million
months ago," Calderon said. "It will take me two days
tops to finish it. I probably won't sleep. Last year, I
bought the book midnight at the release date and stayed
up until 6 a.m. reading it."
When asked if she ever thinks she may be too old for
Harry Potter, Calderon sharply said no.
"I know I sound psycho, but I'm not going to hide
who I am," Calderon said. "I love Harry Potter, and that
is nothing to be ashamed of. There are millions more
people my age and older who feel the same way."
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Oaks Mall Saturday.
Die-hard fan predicts outcome of 'Prince'
THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2005 0 ALLIGATOR, 9
Beer Pong skips out of houses, bounces to venues
By ANGIE DE ANGELS
Standing in front of a shiny, freshly painted
red wooden table at downtown Gainesville's
Market Street Pub, Matthew Chavez ignores
everything else around him. He doesn't
see the two girls standing next to the table,
their blond hair, pink tank tops and occa-
sional swaying giving them the appearance
of slightly tipsy cheerleaders. He doesn't hear
the muffled music pouring from the overhead
speakers through the crowd, nor does he smell
the spilled beer on the hardwood floor as it
forms slippery puddles around him.
With only a strip of small yellownspotlights
shining down on him, Chavez concentrates
only on the small yellow Ping-Pong ball in
his hand. His goal: To sink that ball into the
single red Solo cup standing at the other end team drinks the beer in that cup. The team
of the table. that gets rid of all the other side's cups wins
Chavez, a 23-year-old systems and indus- the game.
trial engineering major at UF, is one of many Along with teammate Justin Bickmyer,
local Beer Pong players 25, the Beer Pong duo claims
who come out each week to "This is just.now in the to have won 11 titles in
Gainesville bars in search of summer. In the fall, it's Gainesville.
fame, recognition and a cash "We've been playing at
prize. going to be crazy." Market Street since they
The object of Beer Pong is Chris Duplantis started having it four weeks
simple, even for the uniniti- Market Street manager ago, and we've won three out
ated. Partially filled cups of and bartender, of four weeks," says Chavez
beer are arranged in a pyra- with a proud grin.
mid at opposite ends of a long table, usually His partner is quick to jump in with their
about 8 or 9 feet long. Opponents have to hit secret to success.
the small Ping-Pong ball into the opposite "We have a Beer Pong table at our house,
side's cups using either their hands or a Ping- and we play on the weekend, but we don't
Pong paddle, depending on the rules of that need to practice," says Bickmyer. "It's a fun
specific game. If they make it in, the opposing game. We're passionate about it."
Beer Pong, a game that for years has been
popular in college towns across the coun-
try, popping up at parties, fraternities and
drunken gatherings of all sorts, is now making
its way into more public areas, like bars and
Market Street Pub is only one of a handful
of Gainesville bars to host special Beer Pong
tournament nights. Other places include
Jewells Bar and Lounge, Joe's Deli and the
rfew Purple Porpoise Pub.
Because summertime in Gainesville is gen-
erally slower and more mellow than the Fall
and Spring semesters, some of these places
are waiting until the Fall to really expand their
Beer Pong activities.
"This is just now in the summer," says
Chris Duplantis, a bartender and manager at
SEE BEER, PAGE 10
'Top Model' hopefuls will strut to Gainesville try-outs
By MELISSA THOMPSON
At five-foot-eight and 150
pounds, UF junior Esther Michaud
is the first person to admit she is no
A far cry from the blonde-haired,
pencil-thin heiress turned model,
the dark-featured Haitian American
hopes her diverse look will help
her stand out among hundreds of
local women, ages 18 to 27, vying
for a role on season six of UPN's hit
reality show "America's Next Top
"I think there are too many
stereotypical models out there,"
Michaud said. "I would like to be
a positive role model and project an
image of how normal people look."
On July 15, Gainesville affiliate
UPN 11 will hold a local casting
call at the Best Western Gateway
Grand for young women interested
in competing for a spot on the show,
created by supermodel Tyra Banks,
and a potential modeling contract.
Auditions are limited to the
first 100 entrants. Applicants must
bring two forms of .identification, a
completed application, available at
http://www.wgfl.com, and three
photographs to the Gateway Grand
Ball Room between 3 and 5 p.m. The
photos must include a head shot, a
full-length' swimsuit photo and a
full-length clothed photo.
Although Gainesville will not
become a bustling college town
until the Fall, Joe Grant, director of
marketing and promotions at UPN
11, is confident there will be a signifi-
"We're excited to conduct the
auditions and thought it would be a
fun thing to do," Grant said.
The station is promoting the
audition by airing commercials on
the network and placing advertise-
ments in local newspapers. Grant
also noted more than 100 hits on
the station's Web site suggesting
a growing interest in the contest
among the local viewing area.
After registration, applicants
will be placed into groups for a
three-minute filmed interview.
Each woman will introduce her-
self, demonstrate a catwalk down
a runway and answer questions
including why she is the next top
Michaud, a long time fan of the
show, performs well under pres-
"I'm not nervous at all," she
said. "I'm not afraid to tell people
what I really think. I'm really ex-
UPN. casting directors in
California will choose 12 final-
ists. Film production for the show
will begin in October 2005, and
episodes will air during the 2006
season. If contestants miss the lo-
cal casting call, they still can send
applications and videotapes by
mail to the UPN network until
America's Next Top Model
Who: Gainesville affiliate UPN 11
When: Tomorrow, 3-5 p.m.
Where: Best Western Gateway
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Trend should advocate cause
What happened to human decency?
Livestrong@, Lance Armstrong's campaign
to fight cancer, has paved the way for a trend
of rubber bracelets that tout awareness as fashion.
Unfortunately, it seems that wearing one may be harbor-
ing a negative connotation.
While doing research for a previous article on ward-
robe pet peeves, I met a number of people who men-
tioned the wristbands, saying they were lame.
This kind of pissed me off because unlike other cloth-
ing styles, this one doesn't come with
a price tag and supports one of the -'"
noblest ideals human survival.
Similar to the jelly bracelets from
elementary school, the soft bangles
come in every color under the spec-
trum, each one demonstrating for a .
different cause from poverty preven-
tion to water purity to counteracting disease.
Throughout your day, you are guaranteed to see a
rainbow of them adorning the arms of celebrities, pass-
ersby, colleagues and friends. I've even seen individuals
with them around their ankles.
When was the last time you donned a fashion that
championed anything other than yourself?
I realize that in this town and on this campus, we are
a population of young adults. We are works in progress,
having not fully come into our own, but don't you think
we are a little young to be portraying ourselves as cyni-
cal, misanthropic dolts? -
Such a sentiment seems to be sprouting nationwide
as well. My best friend in Minneapolis recently went out
on a very bad date with a guy who was not only bor-
ing, but happened to be wearing a yellow Livestrong@
band.Was the armlet the deal breaker? Not necessarily,
but she'd be lying if she said it didn't carry a slight nega-
On the other hand, there are those who slip them on
simply to follow mode independent of the statement.
This is your Fashion a Go-Go telling you there is
nothing savvy about being superficial.
If you don one without advocating its purpose, I
guess the world wouldn't have to know, unless you
foolishly practice self-disclosure.
Sellers on eBay also exploiting the trend by auction-
ing wristbands without disclaiming charitable auspices.
So, it's likely they're making money from false philan-
Marketers are cheapening the
Christine fashion, too. Bracelets are popping
Steffens up everywhere that declare nothing
Fashion a Go-Go to do with humanitarian concern
email@example.com unless you consider Playboy a
I own a white band for the ONE
Campaign against poverty in Africa. I am a true patron
of the cause and have been for months now. Though I
don't always wear the armlet'because that's my choice,
it's not under false pretenses when I do.
Let's just think about this for a moment it-took a
terrorist attack claiming thousands of lives to pull the
rug out from under us and recognize the value of our
existence. We were nice and respectful to one another
and smiled at complete strangers for no reason.
Perhaps in the wake of the most recent London as-
saults, conveniently timed during the G8 summit for hu-
man rights, this is not so subtle a reminder that we need
to regroup and rally around one another.
The bottom line is, though the wristbands may not
always match your outfit, everything goes with good
You don't have to be in vogue with your clothing, but
how about the way you live?
After all, life is style, too.
Game jump-starts craze
BEER, from page 9
Market Street. "In the Fall, it's
going to be crazy."
Ask anyone who plays
or even watches Beer Pong
games, and they'll tell you
there's much more to the
"The more drunk people
get, the more impressive it
gets," says Esa Khan, 21, a UF
math major, who was cheer-
ing his friends on as they
played at Market Street.
Local bars are using Beer
Pong tournaments to attract
customers into their busi-
nesses, using beer and poten-
tial prizes as bait. First prize is
usually cash or other prizes,
like gift certificates, bar tabs
and other rewards.
At Market Street alone,
the numbers are increasing.
While only about 15 teams of
two registered the first week,
about 20 to 25 teams signed
up at the latest tournament.
However, many people
have never played the game
or even heard of it, if they're
not from the area.
Matt Glossop, 30, a British
native who works in the UF
physics department, brought
his visiting friend from
England, Niall Maclean, 33,
to watch the game.
"We've never seen any-
thing like this before," says
Glossop, as he and his friend
watch the drunken sport be-
ing played at multiple tables
around them. "We don't have
anything like this in the UK."
Whether they come to
play for cash prizes or just to
drink, the basic point of Beer
Pong seems to be the same for
"You meet new people,
have fun and drink beer,"
says Courtney Ward, 23, a
UF business administra-
tion major, who helps run
the Wednesday night Beer
Pong tournaments at Market
As she says this, a fellow
Beer Pong player, probably a
few beers into the game, stops
in to put in his two cents.
"Everybody gets drunk
and everyone wins," he says.
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THURSDAY, JULY 14; 2005 W ALLIGATOR, 11
Nallflowers deserve revisiting
May 24, 2005
Almost a decade
after The Wallflowers released
ieir hit "One Headlight," it's
me to bring attention to this rock
roup once again.
The band's fifth album hit the
tores without much fanfare, and
Rebel, Sweetheart" could be one
f the most underrated albums of
The Wallflower's signature
found is all over this record; just
straight-ahead rock 'n roll that
takes influence from Springsteen
Though the melodies are some-
what predictable, and at times it'll
make you think, "God, this is so
'90s alt rock," you can still listen
to the album proudly with the
windows down in your car.
Lead singer Jakob Dylan's
gritty voice (thanks to dad, the
legendary Bob Dylan) and his
poetic songwriting are what make
The Wallflowers so magnetic.
Dylan's lyrics are rich with
imagery and range from personal
relationships to the war in Iraq.
One notable track is "God Says
Nothing Back," on which Dylan
sings, "God says nothing but I
told you so."
Though the content is pretty
dark, it won't. leave you feeling
depressed. The band success-
fully contrasts the subject matter
and the melody, which takes on a
lighter tone than the lyrics.
If you pick up this CD, make
sure to hear the band's new-
est single, "The Beautiful Side
of Somewhere" and "Days of
'Chocolate' could be bittersweet
From the previews and clips I have seen of Tim test of his acting ability.
Burton's latest creative adventure, "Charlie and If he can pull this off, he can pull off anything.
the Chocolate Factory," I am hoping when I go While the old version is known as a summer
o the movie my buttery popcorn topping will be laced camp and almost cult~classic, Dahl was quoted in an
vith some type of hallucinogen. "Entertainment Weekly" interview that he was not a
With a '60s feel to the movie, I think only acid-heads fan of the original version.
)r Grateful Dead fans still suffering acid flashbacks will Burton went so far as to find a writer who had not
completelyy enjoy it. seen the original movie version and ordered him not to
The rest of us will sit in awe, mouths gaped open see it when he prepared the script for this new version.
nd wonder: What is this guy on? There is also no singing in this
This is Burton's fourth meeting with Melissa version and no Gene Wilder.
he movie's main star Johnny Depp, who Flllpkowski That was my personal favorite
lays Willy Wonka. The Reel Life part of the '70s version.
The pair also worked together on firstname.lastname@example.org The Oompa-Loompas also re-
'Edward Scissorhands" in 1990, "Ed ceive a makeover.
Nood" in 1994 and "Sleepy Hollow" in Don't worry, they still rhyme
999. eerily, sing and dance.
One thing Burton makes very dear about "Charlie They will not retain their orange and green colors,
nd the Chocolate Factory" is it's not a remake of the though, and will all be played by the same actor.
971 "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory." They will then be digitally multiplied for an "attack
The main plot stays the same five children find of the Oompa-Loompa clones."
,olden tickets in Wonka chocolate bars and win a guid- Whether the public will einbrace the new journey
ed tour of the mysterious chocolate factory. into Willy Wonka's chocolate factory is still unknown.
However, this version stays true to the 1964 chil- Despite Depp's mysterious wit and charm, his visit
dren's novel by Roald Dahl. to the chocolate factory could make for a hit-or-miss
In the movie, opening Friday, Johnny Depp will re- summer blockbuster.
place Wilder as Wonka. My suggestion is to see the movie with an open
I believe Depp will either hit the part right on or mind.
miss it by a long shot. Go along for the fun-filled ride that it will most
While Depp usually shines in abnormal parts, like likely be.
his drunken portrayal of Captain Jack Sparrow in Whether or notyou choose to go sober is your own
Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean," this role will be a deal.
Books Inc.: Killer Quill Mystery
Writers' Group, 6:30 p.m. 7:30
Common Grounds: live music, Jeff
Ott, 10 p.m., $5
Atlantic: discotheque, Pop Rocks with
DJ Eric, 11 p.m., $5
Atlantic: live music, Strikeforce
Diablo, 10:30 p.m., $5
Grinter Hall: art exhibit, "Blue
and White Asian Porcelain and
Chinese Yi Xing Teapots," 10 a.m.
5 p.m., free
The Side Bar: live music, Velveteen
Pink, 9 p.m., $5
The Shamrock: Pissing on Susie,
Safety, Odlaw, 9 p.m., $4
Morningside Education Office:
nature walk and talk, "Spring
Wildflowers," 9 a.m., free
Farah's Restaurant: belly dancing by
the Farhanna Dancers, 8 p.m., free
Eddie O's: live music, Kachina Weak,
10 p.m., $5 -
Atlantic: The Beat Buttons, Die
Proverb for the week: "Only toot your
own horn if you plan on playing a
solo." -B.O. Style
Center for Women's Studies and
Gender Research- at Turlington:
art.exhibit, "A Series with Blue,"
Reitz Union Gallery: art exhibit, "A
Collection of Lives," 9 a.m. 9
Common Grounds: Thor, Unitas, 10
Ham Museum of Art: exhibit,
"Ancient Bronze of the Asian
Grasslands," 10 a.m. 5 p.m.,
Santa Fe Gallery: art exhibit, "And,
It's Always a Gamble," noon 4
Florida Museum of Natural History:
art exhibit, "The Flora of La
Florida," 1 p.m. 5 p.m., free
Common Grounds: live music, MC
Chris, 10 p.m., $10
grouped with pack
've recently made a not-so-popular transition in my dat-
ing identity. Sometime in Spring, I changed from a non-
smoker to a social smoker.
Now in my opinion, habits are habits.
I floss more often than I smoke, but no one ever re-
quests "floss advocate" in personal ads or roommate
applications. The dating distinction between smokers
and nonsmokers though is much more dramatic. Even
though I'd rather be categorized as part of the clean-teeth
brigade, that label may not be how most people see me.
So, as a part of the increasingly common club of only-
when-I'm-drinking tobacco-users, I realized I didn't know
where I fit in the spectrum any longer.
Since I rarely buy cigarettes, I'm not a consistent smoker.
However, any number of strangers wouldn't know that. after
seeing me bumming a clove from my friends at the bar.
As a social smoker, was I already branded and boxed with
the pack-a-day types?
My friends gave mixed reviews when I asked whether
or not I counted as "a
Mr. Lube One friend, who
Risque Business cringes anytime
email@example.com someone mentions
me un-datable. He
said he dated a guy
who, like me, only enjoyed cigarettes in combination with
alcohol. My friend could still smell the smoke on the guy's
clothes and could taste it in his mouth without ever being
near a lit cigarette.
On the other hand, another nonsmoker-only friend said
my nicotine consumption was acceptable.
Then, I went to the out-and-proud smokers to hear
about the grass on their side of the fence.
While the inhaling choices of their sporadic dates was
really a toss up, all my smoking friends were in relation-
ships with only fellow smokers.
It seems like the population filters itself.
But still the question remains for my fellow social
smokers and me. As it seems, we go both ways.
While I love the feeling of perpetual distraction that
comes from mixing nicotine and alcohol, I know I can get
the same affect from caffeine.
As well, using my search for a light to spark conver-
sation with strangers has produced some fun memories.
However, I'm rarely at a loss for words, especially if al-
cohol is about.
Even though I have enjoyed my experiences with the
cancer sticks, I'm not sure I'm really ready for the stigma
or the label.
When -it comes to smoking and me, I might just be
12, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, JULY 14,2005
Bookstores will host magical festivities to welcome 'Half-Blood Prince'
POTTER, from page 8
Though it sounds like a bad pun on the
book's title, LifeSouth Community Blood
Centers' blood mobile will be in Books-A-
Million's parking lot July 16 and will raffle
off copies of the new book to donors. Center
Stage also will set up a magic booth in the
store for the pre-release celebration
Other stores have smaller events planned.
Barnes & Noble's festivities begin at 9 p.m.
on Friday. The store will give away posters
and have a face-painting booth.
Joe Simmons, corporate sales representa-
tive at Borders, said he is expecting a mob of
Harry Potter fans in the store Friday.
"I'm a little hesitant, but it should be
fun," he said.
Borders will basically be a big activity
room for children, he said. Some of the ac-
tivity tables will involve making magic po-
tions and others will feature wizard duels.
Simon & Schuster is the store's main
sponsor and will provide prizes like post-
ers and bookmarks to winners of the house
cup challenge, which will involve trivia and
possibly costumes, Simmons said.
Even local Gainesville bookstores like
Goerings Book Store will stay open later for
Harry Potter fans.
Goerings' event will begin at 10 p.m.,
said Mary Ann Emerson, a Goerings em-
Last year, the store opened the sealed
boxes at 11:45 p.m. and distributed the prod-
uct to customers. At the stroke of midnight,
it began selling the books to customers.
Emerson said the store would probably
use the same procedure this year.
Goerings is also partnering with Mike
and Lisa Manfredi at Sweet Dreams
Homemade Ice Cream, Coffee and Desserts.
Each customer who comes to the celebration
will receive one free scoop of ice cream arid
can also purchase a one-time-only butter-
beer-flavor ice cream. -
Emerson said the contract Goerings
signed with Scholastic had strict clauses
that prevented it from marketing Harry
Potter merchandise without the publisher's
However, Emerson said when she called
Scholastic and explained what the store was
trying to do, the publishing company told
her items such as a butterbeer-flavor ice
cream would be acceptable for the July 15
"People have been asking, 'Are you go-
ing to be open Harry Potter night because,
if you are, I want to get my book from
Goerings,'" Mike Manfredi said.
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** Walk or Bike to Campus 00**
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LEASING FOR 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 8-15-25-2
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;
816 NW 37th Dr 3/2, fam rm gar $1300/mo;
1802 NW 38th Terr 3/2 $875/mo;
642 NW 35th St. 3/2 $1100/mo 8-15-25-2
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 8-15-25-2
4BR/2BA House $950
3BR/2BA Haile $1100
1 BR/I BA Apt $450
Mitchell Realty 374-8579 x 1 8-15-25-2
So Close to Campus
Avail now, 2BR/1 BA apts.
$450, $475, $520
Mitchell Realty 374-8579 x 1 8-15-25-2
1/2 PRICE APTS! Close to UF/Downtown.
2BR & 3BR starting @ $525/mo Call 373-
4423 or online at www.maximumre.com
"1 BR & 2BR BEAUTIFUL**
NEW kitchen, tile, carpet, paint
2BR- over 1100 sq ft ** $650/ mo
1 BR-over 800 sq ft ** $550/mo
Close to UF, beautiful, quiet
High-speed wireless internet
$300 off deposit 0 376-2507
WANT THINGS FREE?
FREE CABLE*FREE INTERNET
RENT REBATE FOR FALL
HUGE THREE BEDROOM
CALL TODAY 372-8100
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Over 30+ Private Homes Available!
Call Today: 371-2118
Champagne Living for a Beer Budget!
3/3 for $385/bdrm or 4/4 for $370/bdrm
includes cable w/HBO & SHOWTIME
Water & Sewer, W/D, Gym, Tanning
Now & Fall The Landings 336-3838
Affordable, Quiet living
HUGE 1& 2BR Pool
Skylights 1.5 miles to UF
Furn Avail* 377-7401*
*Luxury Living/Walk to UF*
1BR, Private Patios, Alarm, Pets OK.
Huge Bedrooms Walk-in Closets.
Next to Sorority Row
. Office: 1216 SW 2nd AVE Call 372-7111
DEAL OF A LIFETIMEI!
3BR/3BA ONLY $365/PERSON
FREE cable w/HBO/SHOWTIME, Alarm
Gated* 24 hr gym* FREE Tanning* Close to
UF Leasing for NOW and FALL 377-2777
Avail for Current and Fall
Pool*Tennis Cts*1.5 Mi 2 UF
Ind lease, Furn & Util Avail
Great Specials*377-7401 8-15-25-2
*FALL* Biks from UF Houses *
Duplexes 0 Apts (Managed by owner) See
www.Dalyproperties.com for listings or call
Carol at 377-3852. 8-15-25-2
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
TIRED OF ROOMMATES?l
Huge 1/1 w/ D/W, patio/balcony
Tennis, bball, alarm, luv pets!
SPECIALSI leasing now & fall
-Open wknds, call 376-4002
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TRURjSDAY, JULY 14,'2QO-511ALLJ GATOR,,151
Q l For Rent
Avail Aug: All units .5 mi of UF campus.
Rooms in house $300 + split util, 1BR/1BA
$450-$475, 2BR/2.5BA $725, 2BR/1BA
$700. Sec dep, NS, no pet'. Contact
email@example.com or Iv msg 352-870-7256
INDIVIDUAL LEASES AVAILABLE
NOWAND FALL SEASON
Convenient UF access
$325 to $575
Action Real Estate Services
Apartments & Houses
Studio to 5BR+
Most within 2 miles of campus!
Campus Realty 692-3800
*LIVE A RESORT LIFESTYLE*
1/1 & 2/2 flats, 3/3 townhomes
Free Tanning, Aerobics, 24 hr gym
PC lab, Gated, Trash Svc, All amenities.
Leasing Now & Fall, 335-4455
*DON'T MISS THESE*
*THREE 4BR HOUSES*
Bike to campus. Large fenced yards. Lots
of extras. Available now & fall. Call for de-
tails. $875-1225/mo. 352-372-4768
Historic house, cute and cozy, lots of charm.
Studio avail. 306 NE 6th St. $400/mo. Call
l For Rent
Available Summer & Fall
Studios & 1BRs $350 to $750
2BRs & 3BRs $425 to $850
Gore-Rabell Real Estate, Inc.
Ask About Our Move-In
Specials & Giveaways
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages,
Incl Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet;
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5
701 SW 62nd Blvd 373-6330
Ask About Our Move In
Specials & Giveaways
Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans;
Furniture Packages Inc. Washer/Dryer;
Workout Rm, Tennis Court; Swimming Pool;
Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5
700 SW 62nd Blvd 371-8009
1BR w/pvt. Gated courtyard. Small quiet
complex located aL3320 SW 23rd St. Starting
@ $395/mo. Pets arranged. Call 377-2150.
Please leave a message. 8-4-35-2
**0.8 miles to UF. Historic 2BR apt/house
near downtown. W/D. $625/mo. 214-9270
U For Rent
Historic Apartments. Ceiling fans, hardwood
floors, high ceilings, some w/fireplaces, SE
Historic District. 1, 2 & 3 BR w/water, sewer
$475/mo. 1st, last, security. No dogs please.
4BR/4BA available now. University Terrace.
W/D, pool, convenient bus stop, pvt wood-
land view, 3 mi from campus- $335/room util
not incl. Call John 786-436-1657 or Jonathon
Fall rentals, walk to campus 2br/lba
$500, sign lease now and move in August.
Edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104 1731
NW 6th St. 8-15-25-2
Now leasing for fall 3 blocks from campus
4BR/2BA apt. $265/rm + utils 1740 NW 3rd
PI 231-3002 8-15-25-2
University Terrace Gainesville
University Terrace West
4/4 Individual Leases
Furnished Living Area
W/D, Pool $375/mo.
Union Properties 373-7578
3 BED HOUSE $750/mo. Central heat &
air. Great deal! Wooden floors & W/D
hook-up. Behind Leo 706. 870-0904, 318-
PINE ROSH APARTMENTS
$200 OFF FIRST MONTH!
One Bedroom Apartment Homes
Starting at $439 -
$150 deposit/$35 app fee
Please call 352-375-1519
S For Rent
1/2 Month FREE RENT!
Bel-Air Apartments 636 NW 26th Ave.
1 BR/1 BA or 2BR/1 BA starting at $535
Village West Apartments-800 NW 18th Ave
1 BR/1 BA available now. Starting at $460.
Ask about UF Parking Decal.
U N 01 N
PRO PE RTI'S
1 & 2 BED COTTAGES & APTS. $425/mo.
Historical downtown! W/D hook-ups,
porches, great size! Cutel Must seel
Photos @ www.rentalworkshop.com 352-
870-0904, 318-4553 7-14-18-2
1 Month FREE Rent! Going Fast!
Avail Now & Aug! Luxury Studios. Specials
from $489/mo Wood firs, W/I closets & pet
friendly. All -Incl also avail! Call now! 376-
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Large 3BR only $285/person
FREE UF parking, alarms, pets adored.
Same-day sign specials! 373-1111
U For Rent
3BR/2BA HOUSE. Wood floors, cent A/C,
W/D, large yard, 521 NW 4th St. $990/mo
NEW& USED RENTALS
From $450 to $1400/mo
Available Now & August
1 BIG ENOUGH FOR 2!
1/1 flat 750 sq ft. Porch/balcony. Monitored
alarm. Friendly community. Pool*tennis*bbal
l*recquetball*FREE gym* no pet restrictions.
FREE Tanning 24hr Gym Pooi
FREE Alarm Screened Porch
Gated Entry PC Lab Pet Friendly
RENT REBATE 372-0400
Haile Country Club, Mill Run & Brandywine
Huge 2 & 3 BRs Call 665-4106
Ask us about our summer specials!
$800 HOUSE 3 & 4 BRs. Very nice! Washer/
Dryer hookups, central heat/air, porch.
See photos www.rentalworkshop.com.
Downtown area. 870-0904, 318-4553 7-
carpet/tile, fans, hook-ups, near shopping/-
schools.' Grads/yuppies desired. $1200/mo.
+ deposit. No pets. Avail 8/1/05
3708 NW 16th Blvd. 376-2547
2Bed/1Bath Apartment. $525/mo. W/D
hookup, no pets. 625 SW 11th Lane. Call
For Rent: Rockwood Villas SW condo. Avail
8/1/05. 3BR/3BA. W/D incl. Lots of ameni-
ties, on bus route to UF/SFCC. $1000/mo.
Refs required. Call 352-339-3250 7-28-16-2
****4 BLOCKS TO UF**** A
Cute 3/2 in great area, hardwood & tile floors,
W/D, central AC, tons of off-street parking.
Avail Aug. $1200/mo Watson Realty 335-
1BR APT in Duckpond area
Spacious, wood floors, on-site W/D. Close to
downtown & UF. $470/mo Avail Aug. 207 NE
Blvd. leave mssg @ 283-9732 7-14-1.0-2
6 BLOCKS FROM UF. New owners. 4BR/
2BA duplexes. All appliances incl. DW, W/D.
Cent heat/AC. New ceramic tile &-carpet.
Approx 1200 sq ft. $1300/mo. Call Carol
at 377-3852 or check dalyproperties.com
WALK TO CAMPUS 2BR2BA apts. 110 NW:
9th Terr. Sec system, W/D, high ceilings,
energy efficient, good parking, pets ok. $700/
mo Mitchell Realty 374-8579 8-15-16-2
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16, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY JULY. 14, 2Q05
U For Rent
3 blks from campus. $1060/mo No pets. 231-
4BR/2BA POOL HOME. Avail. August.
1209,NE 12th St. Pool/Yard maint. included.
Chrystal Berg Rltr. @ 352-316-3822 7-14-
3BR/2BA house for Aug 1. Clean, central H/
AC, W/D, wood floors, roomy living area &
den. Yard service, bike to UF. 1025 NW 10th
Ave. $1140/mo to see call, 352-336-6116 or
go to www.10houses.com 8-2-12-2
3BR/S6A Countryside Apt. W/D, utils, cable
2HBO, and DSL incl $425/rm/mo + $100
deposit. Call 954-680-0918, -954-328-2021
Available now -- 3BR/1 BA house with private
yard, window A/C, 920 NW 6th Ave. $600
edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th St.
375-7104 ex 2 7-28-11-2
August rental -- 1BR 1BA, cent A/C, water/
sewer, garage included, 1406 SW 18 PI.
$425 edbaurmanagment.com 1731 NW 6th
St. 375-7104 ex 2 7-28-11-2
August rental 2BR/1BA duplex, walk to UF,
922 SW 6th Ave, off street parking $520
edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th St.
375-7104 ex 2 7-28-11-2
3BR/1 BA, central heat& air, fenced, screened
porch, really cute small but adorable. 5350
SW 63rd Blvd. $650/mo. Avail August. Call
378-4626 or 262-4290 7-14-6-2
1 BR apts avail now. Starting at $395/month.
Pets arranged. 216 SW 3rd Ave. Others
Avail. Call 371-3260 8-15-13-2
1, 2, 3 & 4 BRs. Houses & apts avail for Fall.
All near campus. All price ranges. Call 371-
A must see! Walk to UF! 1BR/1BA suite,
private entrance in a home, 2 blocks to UF.
Suite & home w/furn, utils, hi-speed internet,
cable, W/D, + parking all included for $650/
mo. Call 256-3323 7-14-6-2
4bed74 bath UTG condo. $1300/month.
Walk-in closets, W/D, balcony, pool.
Close to campus! Very nice & great deal!
870-0904, 318-4553 7-21-8-2
*UPPER CLASS Students*
Perfect place to study!
FREE cable w/ HBO/Show
Gated entry*Computer lab
Wireless poolside*FREE Tanning
Very nice 3BR/2BA house, Avail Aug 1st.
Ceramic tile throughout. Remodeled kitchen
& bath. Lg fenced yard. Close to campus.
$1125/mo. Drive by 3423 NW 1st Ct. Then
call for appt 377-2399 7-19-6-2
217 NW 35th St 3BR/3BA $1200/mo.
Ceramic tile, large fenced yard, W/D, dish-
washer, carport, lawn care incl. Excellent
condition! Call Campus Realty 692-3800
Free Hi-Speed Internet
Walk/bike to UF & shopping. 2/2 only $665
3/2 only $775 www.tuscanbend.com
3009 SW Archer Rd. 377-0555 7-28-9-2
3BR/1BA house for Aug near Duckpond.
wd firs, central H/AC, W/D, Ig bonus rm,
screened porch, nice fenced yard, lawn svc.
$900/mo. 915 NE 11th Ave 352-336-6116
One BR apt for rent. 1 person, 1 car, no
smoking, no pets, no fleas. It is small, but
has it all. All util. pd. $360/mo, unfurnished.
Call Charlie "Whitey" Webb. 375-4373. Stop
by 1215 NE 20th Ave. 8-15-12-2
Historic house/apt downtown, 2BR/1BA
completely renovated, hdwd firs, ceramic
tile, w/d, over 1000 sq ft, $650/mo, available
U For Rent
*****Large 1BR Studio*****
attached to beautiful, quiet, sunny home
with separate entrance 1 mile from campus.
Quiet grad desired $550/mo. Call 335-1217
3BR/2BA home for rent, avail now. Wood
floors, fenced yard, pets ok. Call for more
info 870-1194. 3516 NW 3rd St 7-28-9-2
1 Block from UF!
1 BR and 2BR Apts Avail Summer or Fall.
See our list at www.merrillmanagement.net
updated daily or call Merrill Management Inc.
2BR 1 BA Apts. $500-525/Mo
5 BIks to UFI 840 Sq. Ft.
829 SW 5th Avenue, St. Croix Apts, Central
H & Air, Inclds Wtr, Swg, Pst Ctrl, Garbage.
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 7-
1 BLK TO UFI
2BR 1BA Apt. Carpet,
Central H & Air $635/Mo.
1234 SW 1st Avenue. Call Merrill
Management Inc. 372-1494
2 BIks to UF!
2BR IBA Apt. Wood Floors, Window A/C,
Nat gas ht. $475/Mo 314 NW 14th Street
Call Merrill Management Inc 372-1494 7-
Close to UF Law School
3BR 1BA Home $900/Mo..
Wood Floors, Central H & Air
303 NW 36th Drive. Call Merrill
Management Inc. 372-1494 7-21-7-2
Must see to believe. Luxury and 10 min S
of Butler Plaza. W/D, Pets OK. No lease
required. Studio Apt in country. EASY drive
$350/mo. Must see 215-0396 7-14-5-2
wood floors, central air, fenced yard. Walk
to UF. $1800/mo. Pets .free. 424 NW 27th
Terrace. Call 262-7462 8-15-12-2
1BR/1BA APT for rent coming 10/1/05.
Spyglass Apts. Pets welcome. Fitness cen-
ter, pool, tennis court, screened in patio.
$594/mo. Call Natalya 283-6399 7-14-5-2 -
,-Downtown Historical House 5BR/2.5BA -
huge rooms Hardwood New tile in baths
- Off st. parking Sec. system NW 2nd
Ave. $1650. Call 305-527-9315 Avail Aug.
1BR/1BA APT. W/D hk ups, large screened
room, pets ok. $475/mo w/$500 sec dep.
3300 SW 23rd St. Apt 2. Call Candy or David
@ 352-371-3473 7-28-9-2
1 BR/1 BA in 4BR/4BA at Countryside Apts. All
utilities inc. $400 per mo. Lease fall 2005 to
Spring 2006. Info 786-412-9337 8-15-12-2
2BR/1BA No lease.. On bus line, W/D hook-
up, fresh carpet & paint, ceiling fans, no pets.
New cabinets & new tile. $450/mo + $450
security deposit. Call 374-7175. 7-19-11-2
Close to UF & Butler Plaza on bus rte
2BR/1BA duplex w/huge fenced backyard.
$630/mo 3829 SW 37th St. Avail 8/1 352-
Luxury 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2.5BA townhouse
apt. close to campus & sorority row! Huge
living area & kitchen, W/D, balcony in room.
Alarm sys. Call 561-213-5600. Avail in Aug.
*Huge 1/1 w/Balcony*
Walk to class
Next to sorority row
Oversized: Br, Ba, Closet,
Want to take a look call 372-7111
2BR/1 BA house avail now. Fenced yard, AC/
H, W/D hk up. $625/mo. 1105 NE 10th PI.
Call 262-4546. Owner/Realtor 7-26-8-2
AVAILABLE AUGUST 2005. 2BR/2.5BA
condo in Brighton Park. Incl W/D, pool, pvt
setting, on bus rt to UF every 8 min $800/mo.
Call 665-5361 7-21-7-2
Great duplex 3 blocks to UF. Large 3BR with
W/D, $1100. Cozy 2BR w/lofts, $599 New
CH/AC, cool! Call Ed Baur Mgmt. 375-7104
Cheap 3BRs close to UF
625 NW 10th Ave $900
1417 NW 7th Ave $950
1418 NW 6th PI $950
Campus Realty 692-3800 8-15-11-2
VILLAGE LOFT APTS.
1BR LOFT APTS. 650 &750 sq ft. Starting
@ $450 mo. Quiet, wooded setting. FREE
monitored alarm system. 6400 SW 20th Ave.
Call 332-0720 8-31-17-2
Spacious 1/1, $615/mo. Rocky Point
Apartments. Fenced yard, available August
1. W/D hookup; on 9/34/35 bus routes. Pets
ok. Call Lena 813-453-6478 7-19-5-2
3/2 1250 sq ft condo on golf course. All ap-
pliances, amenities, pool. New carpet. Avail
immediately. 4204 NE 17th Terr. $875/mo
3BR/2BA HOUSE w/2-car garage, all appli-
ances, maintenance-free front yard. Close
to UF & SFCC. $1200/mo. Call 215-9987
Condo for rent Bellamy Forge 2BR/1.5BA,
new AC, carpet & paint less than 2 yrs old.
Quiet neighborhood. Available Aug 1. $750/
mo. Call Matt 262-6318 7-14-3-2
2 ROOMS 4. RENT!!!
house on NW 39 & 23 St.
.o car garage, patio, backyard, $450 rent
includes everything. Call 786-252-2519,
1BR in a 3BR/2BA apt @ 1107 NW 8th St.
Move in Aug 1, $290/mo + utilities. Call
Emmitt 352-339-6569 or Mike 352-235-4827
2 Blocks to Stadium
Walk to class 1BR/1BA
Separate living room, large kitchen
$400, Call 335-4790 7-21-5-2
Mansion for 5-8 students 920 SW 1st Ave
Large 4/3 3515 NW 7th PI. $1500/yr or
Call 495-8612 or 377-1732 7-21-5-2
New 1800 sq ft 3BR/2BA home for rent.
Brand new neighborhood w/ pool. Great
schools. Quick drive to campus. $1500/mo.
Avail now. Call 331-0485 7-26-5-2
HOUSE WITH POOL
NW 4BR/3BA, 1 mi to UF. Lease starting
Aug. $1400/mo. 376-6183 7-21-4-2
Apts and Townhouses
621 SW 10th St Gainesville
WALK TO UF
Behind Norman Hall
BRAND NEW LEASING FOR FALL
1BR/1BA $395/mo incl water & sewage.
Short bike ride to UF. Close to Publix. Close
to Wards. Painted wood firs, new appliances,
ceiling fans, porch, safe & quiet neighborhood.
$200 off 1st mo rent. Curtis 352-262-4584 7-
Great 3BR home w/ wood floors, GH/A,
screened porch, large BRs, carport. Walk
to campus. 104 NW 7th Terr. $1200/mo. Call
371-3260. Others available. 8-24-10-2
Convenient to UF, Shands & VA. 1200sq ft.
3BR/2BA house. Fenced backyard, W/D.
Pets negotiable. $900/mo. Call 262-9131
DUCKPOND AREA 2BR/1BA house for
rent. New cent. H/AC. W/D incl. $650/mo.
Avail 8/1. 731 NE 12th Ave. 386-454-8518
EFFICIENCY APT with deck overlooking
creek. Private whirlpool in large screen
porch. Small pet ok. UF 2 mi. $335/mo + 1/3
util, cbl. 1st, last, sec. 384-0111 8-15-9-2
- For Rent
Excellent 2BR home with small yard, perfect
condition, CH/A, ceramic tile, W/D hook-ups.
1023 NW 30th Ave. $750/mo 352-215-8815
CASABLANCA EAST! 2BR/2.5BA town-
house, W/D, porch, pool, cable and high
speed wireless internet. On bus route. Close
to UF and Shands! Avail Aug. $960/mo. Call
3br/2ba beautiful home in quiet nw commu-
nity with pvt pool, clbhse. Tile & wood fl, w/d
hkups, fenced yd w/ lawn svc, garage, bus rt.
$1200neg avail 8/1. 256-3609. 7-26-5-2
Spacious 1BR apartment close to UF &
downtown. Central A/C, hardwood floors,
quiet neighborhood. $475/mo $300 sec
dep. Call Jeremy 871-2658. Available Aug
3BR/2.5BA, huge floor plan; 2650 sq ft.
Immense party room with bar. Just a few
miles from UF. Hardwood floors, huge yard,
good neighborhood. Central AC and heat, 2
car garage, washer & dryer. $1250/mo.
3Bed/1Bath $800month w/utilities. Walk to
UF, behind Bank of America, large space,
private courtyard, call 870-0904, 318-4553,
2/2 home w/garage in Milhopper area. 1 acre
with deer & cows across fence. $1000/mo
if you mow. $1200/mo if we mow. 352-377-
1 BR avail in-3/3 townhouse in Rockwood
Villas. Avail Aug 1, 1 year lease re-
quired. $360/mo + 1/3 util. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 786-210-
HUGE 1BR APT
3 blks north of UF. Hardwood firs, ceiling
fans, W/D. Great neighborhood. Lots of stor-
age. $575/mo 373-5295. 7-26-4-2
STUDIO APT $575/mo
Newly remodeled. Very close to campus,
near Swamp. College Park Apts. 1517 N.
5th Ave. Lease starts 8/12. 727-733-3686
2BR/2.5BA townhome. New tile,' carpet &
paint. W/D, sec system, 1.5 mi to UF in NW.
$750/mo (pets ok). Available Aug. Call 352-
J ~ .i nfurnisIfied
3BR/1 BA APT 1 block to UF
1227 SW 4th Ave. Apt #1
Cent H/AC, wood floors, parking & clean
Avail Aug'7th, $1125
Call 352-331-0590, 514-5060 cell. 7-26-4-2
STUDIO APT. 1 mi from UF. Completely
renovated, new appliances. Laundry on-site.
$495/mo 352-871-5928 7-28-5-2
STUDIO APT. Great downtown location.
Walk to Starbucks. 1st mo rent FREE. Can
be furnished. $515/mo. Available now. Call
954-463-4498 Iv msg. 7-28-5-2
1/1 CONDO 4 blocks to UF
Near UF, HSC, Sorority Row
Brand new kitchen, tile firs, patio, cent AC
Off-str parking, $600/mo incl water, swr, gbg
-1st, last, sec. Avail 8/1 352-222-6344 8-
2BR/1BA apt. Small fenced yard. 815 NW
16th Ave. Available Aug. $550/mo. Prefer
grad student or couple. Call 870-0742 8-
6 Blocks from UF 1 Block from Mother
Earth. Pets OK $650/month 386-454-4440.
VERY NEAR UF
Efficiency. W/D, full kitchen. $380/mo. Call
DOWNTOWN HISTORICAL HOUSE 5BR/
2.5BA security sys, off street parking,
remodeled, w/washer & dryer hook-ups,
dishwasher. $1600. Available in August. Call
2BR/1.5BA twnhm, W/D, DW, new applianc-
es, on bus route, NS, no pets, $625/mo Avail
August 1st. Call 352-335-0455. 8-15-8-2
Remodeled 3BR/1BA house in quiet NW
neighborhood. New kitchen, bath, washer,
dryer, cnetral ac, Ig bk yd. Close to UF & bus
route. $1100/mo. 1st & deposit only. 305-
3 rooms for rent $350/mo. Pet fee. Horse
board avail. Contact Jen 407-947-9748.
3BR/3BA at the Exchange
$499/mo, all included & furnished. Please
contact Ashley at 727-424-5552 8-15-8-3
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house. Behind sorority row. Short walk to
campus. Avail ASAP. Price NEGOTIABLE.
Call 352-870-8902 8-4-30-3,
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Great landlords! Really Close!
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1BR/1BA July 05 July 06. $630/mo
unfurnished. W/D, new appliances, PET
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Archer Rd. Please contact Elizabeth at 352-
$1000 CASH TO YOU!
New 3BR w/pvt BA. Exchange of G'ville 727-
480-4514, 727-455-2631 7-28-8-3
2BR/2BA at CAMPUS LODGE. Can move in
immediately. Offering it at a discount. On the
third floor. Close to the lodge and pool Call
Jennifer at 235-1700 7-19-5-3
1 BR in 4BR/4 Bath w/private bath. Sublease
for Fall/Spring. On good bus #13 route. Rent
negotiable. Fully furnished: living room &
some in bedroom. The Landings. 262-2832
1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA furn apt. Female only.
All utils incl. Melrose Apts. $459/mo. Avail
Aug 05 thru Aug 06. Call 941-484-9761 7-
Countryside @ University Condo. 1 bedroom
avail in 4BR/4BA for $425. Cable, water, elec
incl except phone. Call Irvin (904) 610-0967
or email email@example.com 7-19-4-3
$250/mo utils incl for Aug to Dec. Clean
female for 1BR in 4BR apt. Indiv lease.
Furnished, 2 blocks to campus, pool, gated,
housekeeping, & trash pickup. 407-340-
9035, firstname.lastname@example.org 7-21-5-3
2BR/1BA APT avail Aug. 1. Approx 1 mi.
from UF. Pets accepted. $540/mo. Phone
335-6303 or 538-4783 7-14-2-3
1BR/1BA apt. Pine Rush.
Nice, clean, comfortable, spacious
Furniture available. New carpet.
$429/mo. Call 352-219-1745. 7-21-3-3
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Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Hidden Lake 374-3866
Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm with all ameni-
ties. Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 8-15-25-4
Looking for a female roommate for Ig BR in
beautiful new house. Huge pool, pvt fence,
Close to UF & SFCC. Internet, HBO cable,
sec alarm & utils incl $500/mo.Avail Fall. Call
Jacqueline 352-395-7462 or 941-780-3526
Avail May 2 rooms in Ig house, 1 blk from
13th & University, $300 + split util, see dep,
NS, no pets. Contact email@example.com or
leave message at 352-870-7256 8-15-25-4-
Walk to Law School
Large BR in 4BR/2BA house. 3 1L stu-
dents need roommate. Cable TV, wireless.
Available now. $425/share utilities. 770-639-
5958, firstname.lastname@example.org 7-21-20-4
Female Roommate Needed
Kensington North $500/mo
includes utilities & cable
Union Properties 373-7578, 8-15-25-4
VERY NICE HOUSE IN GREAT
NEIGHBORHOOD-Roommate for 3/2
house. Cony location, pool, volleyball, W/D,
ethernet, cable, NS, avail summer & fall
$380/mo + share utils. Jake 239-564-0069
Grad, upperclassmen or prof to share spa-
cious new 3BR/2BA house. I-net & cable incl.
Must be neat clean & responsible. $425/mo
+ 1/3 util. Short or long term avail. 262-3989
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2BRs Avail in Charming NW house. Close
to Ward's Grocery, W/D, Share kitchen/BA.
Seeking serious student/professional, NS.
Furn opt. $250 + utils. No lease. Call 338-
3rd Roommate needed male. 2 min from
SFCC. 3BR new furnished townhome. Golf,
gated, $550/mo incl all util, inet & cable.
Avail 8/15/05. 1 year lease. No pets. Call
Mike 954467-7070 or Jeff 954-240-3524
Sublets and Rooms Available
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1-(877)-For-Rent (367-7368) 8-15-23-4
1BR avail 8/1. 5 min to UF. Free digital
cable, $300/mo plus 1/3 util. Prefer female,
NS. No pets. 352-332-2234, 352-284-5119
$325 + 1/4 util. Private bath, walk-in
closet, W/D, balcony, pool & bus to
UF. University Terrace Very nice!
www.rentalworkshop.com See photos.
318-4553, 870-0904 7-14-14-4
Female roommate, NS for fall. $500/mo + 1/
3 util 3BR/2.5BA. Brand new, fully furnished,
beautiful, 2500 sq ft, luxury townhome at
Regents Park. Call 561-281-9274 7-28-13-4
Live in luxury above Dragonfly Sushi &
Starbucks. Downstairs BR w/pvt BA, stain-
less steel appliances, wd firs throughout,
balcony. $495/mo. Call Anthony 337-1330
Female roommate needed Aug. Looking
Glass Apts. 30 seconds to UF. Floor Plan
B $505/month plus utilities. Call Apt Office
352-376-1111 or Kim 407-761-5266 8-15-
Female roommate for furn room w/ bath in
Lexington Crossing. Includes everything
plus W/D, phone, internet, tanning. 1 yr
lease. $450/mo. 850-217-3907 7-14-8-4
ATTENTION! F roommate needed for 2BR/
2.5BA condo. $350/mo + 1/2 utils. Must be
responsible, neat & clean. Avail now! Call
Madgene @ 561-827-4970 7-21-10-4
Countryside 2 rms in 4BR/4BA to share w/
2 females. Secure, poolside, cable, internet,
W/D. Free parking, on bus route. 10 min. to
UF. $400 utils incl. email@example.com,
386-676-9703, 386-235-5400 8-2-1;3-4
CAMPUS CLUB 1BR/1BA in,4BR/3BA apt.
Avail Aug 20,2005 -Aug 11, 2006. Sublease.
Will pay $200 transfer ree. 904-737-4014 7-
Lg furn. 3BR/3BA house 3806 SW 2nd Ave.
1 blk to Newberry Rd w/in 1 mi of UF. About
3000 sq ft. Hdwd firs, no carpet, carport, Ig
front porch. Incl all-utils, w/hi spd cbl. $550/
mo/rm. 407-363-7198, cell 407-234-1380
F for 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA. Inc W/D, Ig kitch-
en, 2 closets/room, storage, poolside view &
patio. Bus every 10 min/8-10 min to campus.
$280 + utils. Call 352-371-6846 7-14-5-4
Female/male needed for 1 available bed/
bath in 3 bed/3 bath apt in Windmeadows to
share with 2 females. Rent $335/month + 1/3
utilities. Call 352-258-1520 7-14-5-4
M needed for 2BR/2BA apt. Rockwood
Villas. 1st floor. Rent incl: basic cable, inter-
net, utils & furn. 9 mo lease $470/mo, 12 mo
lease $440/mo. Dalia@firstname.lastname@example.org,
IstYr Grad Studnt looking for Roommates
House on Bus Route no Car Needed
Free High Speed Internet & Free Cable
$450 per month everything included Call
Gene at 813-390-2411 7-14-5-4
Female roommate for NW 39 Ave home,
$475/mo, all utilities incl, fully furnished, pri-
vate BR, internet, W/D, avail ASAP, more info
M/F roommate wanted for 2/1 apt. Lg bed-
rooms; cable, hi speed internet. $350/mo.
Call William at 514-9320. Walking distance
to stadium. 8-4-11,-4
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. $340 + utils.
F Roommate for 1BR in 2/2 w/ private bath,
walk-in closet, furnished, include utils, W/D,
& hi-speed internet. $490/mo. Call 514-7741
Iv msg. 7-28-9-4
2 male roommates needed serious stu-
dents to share 3BR/2BA house. Located
South of UF on Williston Rd. W/D, cable,
wireless DSL. $395/mo + 1/3 utils. Call 258-
3BR/3BA Countryside Apt. W/D, utils, cable
w/ 2 HBO, and DSL incl $425/rm/mo + $100
deposit. Call 954-680-0918, 954-328-2021
* SW42 Ln 1BR/1BA. New House *
* $450 util incl. M/F OK. By UF. Bus Rts 0
* w/2 Med Students 858-200-5128 *
2 student rooms avail. Great house, great
roommates. Close to UF. W/D, dsl. Possible
pets. Small rm $240. Lg rm $275. Lease. No
cash dep for UF stdt w/good credit: Gall 371-
1 female roommate needed for 3BR/3BA apt
in the Laurels. Rent around $500/mo utils
incl. Clean, huge room, large walk-in closet.
Avail 8/6, Call 727-501-2554. 7-19-6-4
$275/mo + 1/2 utils for 1BR in 2BR/1BA.
Funky old place. Walk to campus. Pleasant
F preferred./ Call 321-427-1879 or
email@example.com. 1 yr lease. 7-14-5-4
Females for all rooms in-beautiful fully furn
Univ Terr 4BR4BA all priv bath. Walk-in
closets. Great location 2 bus rts. 1 yr lease.
$415/mo incl utils, wireless internet, W/D, +
cable. Call 954-592-0521 7-14-5-4
Roommates needed for fall. Top floor, 4BR/
4BA @ UTW, $410/rm, W/D, Pool View,
cable & DSL incl. Close to UF, Bus rts 20, 21.
Call Macor 352-375-8888. 7-14-5-4
Female roommates for large 3BR/2BA town-
house w/ pool. Only 1 mile to UF. $450/mo
all utils, dig cable & hi spd net incl. Call 954-
298-7591 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 8-15-12-4
1 room in 4BR/4BA apt to share w/3 males.
$335/mo + 1/4 utils & cable. On bus rte,
close to campus. Pool, hottub, NS, Christian
guys. 321-537-4086 email@example.com
**1 BLOCK TO UF**
Adorable brick house behind Norman. 2 bed
avail. 8/1. Fun/friendly roommates! Call 305-
322-4495, 954-895-8227 7-14-5-4
NEED OPEN-MINDED, RESPONSIBLE,
FUN YOUNG PROF/GRD STDT TO SHARE
NEW 3BR/3BA CONDO DOWNTOWN/
DUCKPOND. W/D, ETHERNET, PATIO, NO
PETS, NS, $550/MO + 1/3 UTIL 262-7899
M/F needed for 2BR townhome. W/D, DW,
spacious, very nice. Only $285 +1/2 utilities.
Across from Gainesville Place on 35th. Lease
negotiable. Call 352-256-1034 7-19-5-4
Share 3/2 house, NW Gainesville -
Rainbows. W/D, kitchen, patio. Located off
of 39th Ave. 10 mins to UFISFCC. No pets,
already have 2 dogs. $400/mo, utils incl. Call
I la 352-336-6108 7-21-6-4
1/1 in 3/3 apartment available August in
Heritage of Gainesville. On 9/34/35 bus
routes. $400/mo + 1/3 utils. W/D included
w/awesome roommates. Call Celine @ 201-
Roommate wanted in large 3BR/2BA house
between SFCC & UF. DW, W/D, routed
DSL, cable, garage, porch, over 20 yrs old
required. $380/mo all utils incl. Call 352-514-
2BR/1BA SW' 5th Ave by Cred Union/
Norman Hall/hospital/buses for city/UF.
Laundry/AC/furniture/c-fans. $300 + half
util. Quiet/Considerate f/m? Call 337-9746
**one roommate wanted**
in BEAUTIFUL, 4BR/2BA, BIG
house w/everything in the 300 club!
only -$325/mo + 1/4 utilities
*395-6788 or firstname.lastname@example.org*
2 rooms available in 3 BR house. Great loca-
tion, close to UF. Partially furnished. $375/
mo. Email email@example.com or call 375-2496
or 870-4723 7-21-5-4
Female for 2BR/2BA townhouse. Fully re-
modeled. 1/2 mi to UF. Pool located off patio.
On bus rt. $450/mo incl everything: cable,
internet, W/D, all utils. Quiet, pref sglous
stdt. Responsible. Stephanie 954-857-5618
**Countryside** 2BR/2BA avail in beautiful
condo by the pool. 1st stop on the bus rt.
Wood firs, porch, W/D. Cable, high spd in-
ternet. Awesome people. $420 util included.
Avail Aug 1. Hurry and call Nicole 328-4551
Walk to UF & Stadium! Grad stud/prof,
couple ok. Spacious bedroom w/pvt entrance
& bath attached to 4/3 home. Clean, neat, &
N/S. On bus rte, near Publix & CVS. Parking,
cable, w/d, wifi, utils incl. Use of main house
common areas $750. Call 561-471-5021
Walk to Law School. and Stadium! Grad
stud/prof for 5/4 home. Must be clean, neat,
N/S. On bus rte near Publix & CVS. Parking,
cable, w/d, wi/fi, utils incl. Aug 1 $550-$575
Call 561-471-5021 8-2-8-4
Roommates Wanted! Countryside @
University 2 rooms left. Furnished: bed, desk,
common areas, W/D, utils, internet, basic ca-
ble, phone included. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
or email@example.com Phone: Baechle
(Bake-Lee) 407-463-6535 7-28-7-4
Room with private bathroom, near UF,
Hospital, Butler Plaza, Available ASAP.
$300-$375/mo. Call John 352-372-5313
02 UF Senior females need a female room-
mate 0 $400/mo for own BR in new 1700 sq.
ft. house next to SFCC. Avail now. Call 283-
DUCKPOND, NE Blvd -
Great space for art, gardening,, potlucks,
fun, studying. 3/2 on the creek. Bright living
& studio areas. 2BRs, $350, $400 + util. W/D.
Or share house w/ 1 person $500 374-7038
Rockwood Villas 1BR/1BA avail in 3/3
condo. $400/mo + utils. Close to campus
& on bus route. Call Karly at 352-514-1617
leave message. 7-21-5-4
Male, close to campus, small furnished apt
on side of private home. Mature grad student
preferred. No pets. Quiet, clean, safe, cable,
patio. Avail 1 AUG. $430 per mo. utilities incl.
Lease, deposits. 378-2016 7-21-4-4
Roommate wanted for 1 room in 2BR/1BA
house. All utils incl. Rent $450/mo + sec.
dep. 6,9 & 12 mo. leases available. On the
75 bus route. 5 min from 9,20,34 & 5 routes.
Ready now 1BR/1BA in 2/2.5 condo. Tile
firs, W/D, DW, scr. porch, community pool.
Room can be furn. Close to everything, on
34th btwn Archer & Williston. $375 + 1/2 util.
$100 dep. 615-584-7837 or 386-623-5760
*SUMMER SPECIAL $275/mo*
Female(s) for 1-2 BR in 3/2 house near UF,
Shands & VA. W/D. Pets ok, furn opt., avail
now. Jennifer 371-6228 please leave msg
Room in nice Valwood home w/ 2 females.
$475/mo incl. all utils,'EVERYTHING.
7824 SW 52nd PI.
Call 378-4626, 871-0227 7-28-6-4
Furn. room in 4BR/4BA condo. All utils.,
cable w/ HBO and DSL internet incl. W/D
and walk-in closet $425/mo.
CALL JOSH 352-494-2394 7-26-5-4
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18, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2005
J1 Roommates ] al Real Estate
all Furnishings ll Furnishings
Unfurn BR for rent in brand new, spacious
condo w/2 F, UF students. NW 55th St. Call
Lisa for details @ 352-514-1763. 8-31-15-4
1Bdrm Pirvate Bath
NE Gvl Home Quiet neighborhood, W/D,
dishwasher, cable, central H/A $300/mo +
1/2 util. 1st, last, $200 security. 375-5377,
373-6066, ask for Sue 7-28-6-4
Seeking NS, F to share beautiful 2BR re-
stored Victorian house in downtown G'ville.
$425/mo + 1/2 utils. Call Melodye at 378-
2 rooms in 2-story 3BR/2BA HOUSE. $100/
wk or $70/wk + 1/3 utils. Fully furnished. W/
D. 514-3409. 7-28-6-4
F Roommate wanted to share 2BR/2BA spa-
cious apt. Close to campus. Rent $292.50/
mo + util. Move in Aug. Please call 407-687-
1 room for rent in a great 2/1 Duckpond
house. Updated kitchen, wood floors, central
AC and heat. W/D. You must love dogs! Avail
Aug. Lease length negotiable. $350/mo
OBO. Call Annie 352-284-1686 7-26-5-4
* Wanted: 1 F N/S pref. prof/grad roommate
for 2/2 apt in Pebble Creek On-campus,
vaulted ceilings, security, W/D, gym, pool,
internet, cable. $415 + 1/2 utilities 352-
219-4408 0 7-28-6-4
Room in NW home. $350/mo incl utils &
DSL. No pets. Mature male non drinker/
smoker. Availalbe immediately (flex). Call
Scott 335-8209 8-24-10-4
Roommate needed for 2BR/2BA, wood firs,
leather couches. Tennis courts, pool, hi-
speed internet, & digital cable. On 62nd by
the mall on the 20 bus rte. Pref Grad Student.
$495/mo. Call 904-891-1601 8-5-8-4
*** 2 roommates needed. New allergy-
free environment. 3BR apt, covered parking
avail. Cricket Club. On bus rte. Clubhouse,
pool, gym, laundry, gated. $500/mo incl utili-
ties. Call Jodi 352-494-0405 7-28-6-4
F roommate for a 3BR/2BA. Grad student/
prof. No pets, NS. Near 1-75 & Oaks Mall.
Avail immediately until mid Oct. #318/mo
+ 1/3 util. Pool, tennis,. 24-hr gym. Elba
425-,-78-2460 (work) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Female roommate. Brand new apartment
for fall 2005! On Archer and 13th. 3/3 on top
floor. Funished. $500 + utilities. No pets and
non-smoker. 305-525-0499 7-28-5-4
Clean, nice, responsible, post-grad female
seeks to share 3BR house. Hardwood floors,
natural yard, laundry. $300/mo i- util. No
pets. 3 biks N of Law School. Call 373-9602.
Avail 7/15 or 8/1. 7-28-5-4
1 female needed for 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA
@ Countryside. $425/mo incl utils, cable,
internet, furn. Available mid-Aug. Call 727-
NS ROOMMATE NEEDED for 3BR/2BA
1/2-acre home located on a quiet, wooded
street near mall. Must love dogs, but not
actually have one. $300/mo, everything incl.
in a house w/big yard. 10 min from UF.
Mature, F, NS. Short lease OK. $400/mo incl
everything. 352-376-9960 8-2-6-4
College student looking for roommate. Living
in Piccadilly apt complex. 2BR/1BA, living
room, kitchen. Poolside. Completely furn
except BR (some room for extra furn) Low
rent $323/mo. 246-1637 8-2-6-4
Female for 2BR/2BA apt
Ver 9lose to campus. Looking Glass Apts.
$460/mo + util. 239-560-0610 8-15-8-4
$245 MO RENT, male N/S
Quiet private home
Archer Rd location
Sec deposit + 1/2 electric
Info 375-6393 7-19-2-4
1BR in a 3BR/2BA HOUSE. 2-car garage,
near 34th & 16th. $350/mo + util. Dep
required. No pets. Call 386-290-0902 7-
M/F for 1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA apt @
Heritage, bus routes 9, 35, walk-in closet,
W/D, dishwasher, pets ok, $300/mo + 1/3
cable/util. Avail NOW! Call Mark 904-477-
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1978 12' x 60' single wide mobile home in
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GATED MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY NEAR
ASHEVILLE, NC Spectacular view &
river lots. Clubhouse, paved roads, hik-
ing, fishing. Grand Opening August
12- 15. Huge Incentives! (866)411-5263
Grand Opening! Lakefront Acreage from
$69,900. Pay NO Closing Costs*! July 30 &
31. Spectacular new waterfront community
on one of the largest & cleanest mountain
lakes in America! Large, estate-size parcels,
gentle slope to water, gorgeous woods, pan-
oramic views. Paved roads, county water,
utilities. Lake access from $29,900. Low
financing. Call now (800)564-5092 x 215
"restrictions apply". 7-14-1-5
GEORGIA COAST- Large wooded access,
marshfront & golf course homesites. Gated
with tennis, kayaking, & canoeing. Limited
availability- mid $70's & up. Call today
NEW MEXICO-20 Acres $34,990. Scenic
region, views, canyons, trees, rolling hills,
wildlife. Enjoy hunting, hiking, horses,
great climate. Power, great access. 100%
Financing. Call (877)822-LAND! 7-14-1-5
New Tennessee Lake Property from
$19,900! 7 Acre parcel $34,900. Lake Parcel
and LogCabin Package $54,900. (866)770-
5263 ext. 8 for details. 7-14-1-5
3/2 plus den, double wide mobile home
on UF Bus line, country feel, close to
town. Remodeled, must see! $220 lot rent,
. $46,900. Call 561-436-3020 7-28-6-5
Spectacular university views. Walk to UF &
the stadium. Classic New Orleans appeal
with state-of-the-art luxury. Reserve today.
52 units available. Starting in mid-300's. Call
Eric Wild 870-9453 12-7-80-5
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. 8-15-25-6
Matching sofa & chair $80, sofa w/ sleeper
$60, wood table w/ 3 chairs $40, TV center
$30, coffee table $10, grill $30, oak desk
$40, 2 desk chairs $30 ea.3 end tables $25
ea., dresser w/ night stand $90, filing cabinet
$75, printer $25 call 219-1330 7-19-4-6
Moving sale: futon $75, full Sealy bed $100,
TV/Nightstand $25, Aiwa stereo $50, small .
bookshelf $25, desk lamp $10, end table
w/built-in lamp $20, OBO. Call 352-870-4989
Futon Top of the line. Looks brand new. All
wood. Blue/mauve tones. Cost $800, sell
$150. 378-4626 7-28-6-6
Available from Commercial News Providers"
BED FULL SIZE ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top
mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic
w/warranty. Can deliver. Sacrifice $140. Call
MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. Sacrifice
$550 352-372-7490 8-15-25-6
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. 8-
CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-271-5119 8-15-
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 8-15-25-6
SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
. $2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
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 8-15-
FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. Brand new, all unused in box. Sell
$199 can deliver. 352-377-9846 8-15-25-6
BEDS Full mattress & boxspring sets' $49
* Queen sets $89 Single sets $39 *King
sets $99 0 From estate sale. Safe pine bunk
bed $109. 376-0939/378-0497.
CALL-A-MATTRESS 4370 SW 20th Ave.
MEMORY FOAM same as Temperpedia.
Save 50% & more. Other close-outs. twin
sets $89 *full sets $129 *queen sets $149
*king sets $189 Student discounts apply.
4370 SW 20th Ave. 376-0953. We deliver.
Furniture for Sale. Matching dresser w/mirror
& nightstand ($250), 2 white sofas ($25),
2 white side tables ($10), desk ($10), ve-
hicle bike rack ($5). All look brand new. Call
Lauren @ 219-3617- 7-19-5-6
Loveseat & sofabed, 2 end tables, 1 coffee
table, dining table, 5 chairs. Call 786-282-
5073. Ask for Amy or email email@example.com
2 twin size beds, new GE washer & dryer.
Prices are negotiable. 954-540-0344. 8-
(DOB 12/26/73); 5'09",
160 Ibs, Black Hair,
2 Counts of Sexual Battery by
Threat of Force,. and False
Call (352) 372-STOP
FURNITURE FOR SALE:
Bed; desk; black, faux leather couches;
chairs; lamps; kitchenette w/chairs; enter-
tainment unit. Prices negotiable. 561-715-
Kegerator Idce-cold draft beer at home. Full
kits (incl 51b C02 cyl.) $200, Fin Unit $350.
Get ready for gator season now. Call 352-
Vacuum Eureka "Boss", powerful, 15A
X-mas tree 7' artificial, easy assembly $50.
Call 352-871-5900 7-14-2-6
White, 5 shelves, 79" tall x 31" wide. Clean,
great condition. You must pick up. $30. Call
Washer/dryer $250 for both. Full size bed
w/mattress $120. Wood kitchen table w/2
chairs $40. Corner desk -$65. Call 352-
374-8088 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Beds, Futons, Furniture, King Sealy sets
$299; new sofas for $299; oak futons $169;
sofa & loveseat $399; dinettes, desks, all
on sale *New Location* 140 NW 6th St
Morrells Furniture Outlet. 352-378-5400
POOL TABLE like new. Professional size.
$1800 obo. Barley used. 352-359-2357.
Great for a house! 7-26-5-6
Moving sale: desk wi/hutch $30, another
desk $10; dresser $30; bookshelf $25; couch
$50, baker's rack $30; OBO. Must pick up!
Call 352-871-5370 7-19-3-6
FOR SALE: Bedroom set including desk,
dresser, bookshelf, bed-side table, and full-
size bed. Also selling 2 couches. All in good
condition and going cheap. Call Megan at
Brand new La-Z-Boy chair & ottoman.
Contemporary Collection by Todd Oldham
Design. $500. Call 371-1060. 7-28-5-6
THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2005 ALLIGATOR, 19
0 1 Furnishings 3
BEDROOM SET FOR SALE
Incl: nightstand, head & foot boards, dresser
w/mirror, bureau, mattress. $300/OBO. In
good condition. Call 813-326-2183. Must
pick up. Must sell by 7/30. 7-28-5-6
2 1 Computers
Computer HELP fast! A+ Computer Geek
House/dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator Discount
w/student ID. M/F Cert MCSE technicians.
333-8404. www.AComputerGeek.com 8-
COMPUTER SOLUTIONS, Inc
Complete residential & commercial support,
networking & website development. $45/hr
www.gainesvillecsi.com 371-2230 8-15-24-7
Cash Paid Laptop PCs
SALES SERVICE PARTS
www.pcrecycle.biz 336-0075 8-15-24-7
"COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS"
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
9 1 Computers ]
- computer/laptop repair
- virus, spyware, hardware
- $10 discounts, cheapest!
- home/dorm 352-219-2980'
Dell Inspirion 5100 laptop P-4
2.4 Ghz Win XP 40 GHD 256 mb RAM
DVD/CD-RW, wireless, 15" screen
1 yr old-like new $800 o.b.o.
(352) 475-2382 (352) 665-9700 7-26-4-7
722 S. Main 0 The Red Bldg
WE ARE CHEAPER
GATOR CAR ALARMS Take a bite out of
crime $99.95. Installed FREE. Gainesville's
oldest car alarm and car stereo specialty
store. 373-3754 Audio Outlet. 12-7-84-8
Toshiba Laptop ($200), Brand New Carrying
Case, Palm m100+, Altec Speaker Set,
Yamaha 40x External Burner, half-sized &
mini frig, etc. Call 352-514-1067 7-14-3-8
Les Paul Electric guitar. Sunburst, Mint
Condition w/hard case, strap and 30 watt
Crate amp $750 all. Call 352-871-5900.
0 1 Bicycles
In the market for a new set of wheels or just
looking to add -a second to that collection?
Want personalized handlebars or a fitted
seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds.
NEW & USED BIKES FOR SALE
Many to choose from
* Best Prices in Townl
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W University Ave 8-15-25-9
2 For Sale I
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 8-15-25-10
PARTY SUPPLIES: Complete line of bai;
supplies, glassware, beer taps, draft beer
equipment. Professional cooking utensils.
R.WBeaty Co. 4322 NW 13th St, Gville
RWBEATY.COM 376-5939. 8-15-25-10
NGC/PCGS Certified Coins, Silver Eagles,
State Qtrs., etc. MS63 to perfect 70.
American Coins & Stamps. 3446 W. Univ.
Basshound 10.2 fishing boat 1 yo, pre-
wired, inci 2 swiv seats, live well, batt,
minn-kota motor, lights & Eagle Cuda 168
fishfinder, $1200 352-871-5900 7-14-2-10
< Aj+ tatputEr ae
"/ we, ma House c&!: Electronics
1999, black & chrome. Adult owned. Garage
kept. Excellent condition, mechanically per-
fect. New brakes & chain. All factory original.
$3650 OBO 262-4673 7-14-2-11
BUELL BLAST 2000, 500cc,
6170 miles, Asking $2600 OBO. Call
Manuela Devack 904-269-2174. 7-21-4-11
* For Sale
Tuxedo'- Raffinati, black 44L shawl lapel,
single breasted, incl coat, pants, shirt,
cumberbund & tie all for $175. Call 352-871-
Flak Jacket- Large, never worn, "acquired" it
while in Marines. Woodland camo with desert
cover. $60. Call 352-871-5900. 7-14-2-10
METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$ Buy Direct
From Manufacturer. -20 colors in stock with
all Accessories. Quick turn around! Delivery
Available Toll Free (888)393-0335. 7-14-
ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do you earn
$800/day? 30 Machines, Free Candy All for
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US: We will not be undersold! 7-14-1-10
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5 PC DRUM SET
in good condition. Pewter color. $500/OBO.
Call Liz 352-359-6299 7-21-3-10
PARKING SPACES FOR RENT
$35/mo each. Behind Nonrman Hall: 922 &
924 SW7th Ave. & 1117 & 1119 SW 7th Ave.
372-4903 7-28-5-10 -
mi| Motorcycles. Mopeds)
** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
Large selection of E-bikes, Scooters and
Accessories. CPI USA, ETon, Luojia, HJC
Helmets. 534 SW 4th Avenue, 373-8823
Scooters from $599. Largest section
KYMCO, Vento, Hyosung, Keen & many
others. Financing avail. 3550 SW 34th St.
338-8450 solanocycle.com 8-15-43-11
CASH PAID for MOTORCYCLES
SCOOTERS, or dirt bikes in ANY condition,
Running or not. titles or not. Prompt pick up.
Call ANYTIME: 352-376-9096
Please leave a message.
Kinetic series. Model TFR. 89 original miles.
Gets 150 mpg. Asking $425. Excellent condi-
tion. 386-454-3925 7-14-5-11
*NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS*
New location now open 1901 NW 67th Place
Best prices in Gainesville. Owned by Gator
grads. Will beat all Gainesville competitor's
prices on similar models. 12-7-84-11
OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,00(
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
0 I Autos )
*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or notle
*NEED HQNDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 8-15-25-12
CARS -CARS Buy*Sell*Trade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
**FAST CASH PAID**
For CARS & TRUCKS
Running or Not 1990 & up only
Sell or Trade Welcome
Call Ray 352-284-8619
Demo Homesites Wanted in your area for
the NEW Kayak Pool. Take Advantage of
this Unique Opportunity. Save $ Financing
Available. For Details Call (866)348-7560.
Best Cars Lowest Prices
www.39thaveimports.com Hel Wanted
8-15-25-12 m Help an
$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-749-8116 ext 4622 8-15-
2002 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX SE
automatic, 4-door, A/C, new tires. 69,500 mi,
$6500. Call 352-219-7450 or 352-219-1140
98 PLYMOUTH NEON
Cheap, reliable transportation. Automatic,
power moon roof, PL, PW, A/C, AM/FM.
$1200. Call 352-231-0195 7-14-5-12
1996 MITSUBISHI GALANT
Black, 4 door, automatic, AC, AM/FM/
Cassette, PL, PW. $1600. Call 305-798-
2002 JEEP WRANGLER 4WD, 53k mi,
100% fun/reliable ride! Orig owner, mint
cond. Expecting baby. Feat. ab, abs, ac, ps,
tilt, padded sound bar for great music w/top
down. Go Dawgs!$15,900, 404-932-0709
1996 Dodge Stratus
Auto, A/C, Call 352-359-4459 7-28-7-12
'00 Silver Grand Cherokee
Exc. condition, 56k mi.
813-817-6657 or 407-925-2523
NISSAN 240 SX '90 178k, red, CD, sunroof,
2 owners, good maintenance records. $1000
Chevy Venture Minivan. 2002. 42,700 miles.
16 mos FULL FREE Care Care Family of
Services and full warranty (except hoses).
Great deal $10,500 OBO. Call 846-5879
1990 Honda Accord
Green. 4 dr. Good condition. $2500 Firm.
Call 352-494-7705 7-14-2-12
1994 Honda Passport
Red, auto, cold AC, 147k,
PW, PL, CD player
Call Sail @ 283-2727 7-14-2-12
JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LARADO '96
ABS, remote entry, automatic, 140k miles,
A/C, CD, cruise control, carefully maintained.
$3800. Call 373-6240 7-19-2-12
HONDAACCORD 1992. CD player, cold air,
mechanically well maintained. 174k miles.
$1500 Firm. 246-6481 7-28-5-12
91 SUBARU LOYALE, Manual, 4-door, AC,
PL/PW, JVC CD player, 118k mi, Runs great.
$900 OBO. 328-6854. 7-14-1-12
2000 OLDSMOBILE ALERO ;
Automatic, 4 door, tinted windows, Sony
stereo, new tires, good condition, 85k miles:
$5200/OBO. Moving qut of country. Call 305-
This newspaper assumes no responsibil-
ity for injury or loss arising from contacts
made through advertising. We suggest that
any reader who responds to advertising use
caution and investigate the sincerity of the
advertiser before giving out personal infor-
mation or arranging meetings
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. 8-15-25-14
Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
train, PT to start with more hrs possible. Start
at $6.50/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
between 9-4 M-F. 8-15-25-4
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 8-15-25-14
Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start
work today! No sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedule! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now! 8-
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/
$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 8-
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 8-15-25-14
Needed for evaluations of.
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, E-mail required
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
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 *, 297
Finance company needing office assistant
& collections associate. Young, progressive
company w/advancement & bonuses. 25
hrs/wk. Start immediately. Fax resume to
Continued on next page. 1'4
LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: GOLD,
DIAMONDS, GEMS, CLASS RINGS, ETC
TOP CASH $ OR TRADE. OZZIE'S FINE
JEWELRY. 373-9243 8-15-25-13
On-going VOLUNTEER needed: Blind lady
needs trans on Sundays only to Massi @
Queen of Peace Catholic Church or St.
Augustine Catholic Church. For more info
call 219-6948. I live in the Tower Rd area.
Blind lady needs health majors interested in
walking at least three times a week. Call 352-
219-6948. Thanks. 7-28-22-13
Care-giver; lawn care, carpentry, pluirbing,
electrical and ETC. Employment must in-
clude a private dwelling, board and furnished
- negotiable. Call 386-496-3056 ask for
Wayne. Religion: Baptist 7-21-5-13
20, ALLIGATORS THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2005
M il Help Wanted
1 Help Wanted
ll Help Wanted
1 *u[ -Help Wanted .J Help Wanted
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.
Groundskeepers FT, PT
Custodial duties/Apt Maint
Transportation req. DFWP EEO
220 N Main 375-2152 x301 8-15-25-14
Leasirig Consultant, FT, PT
Cust. Serv. Exp. DFWP EEO
220 N.. Main 375-2152 x301 8-15-25-14
PT CLEANING SERVICE
Great for college students. Flexible hours.
Excellent pay. No exp nec. 378-8252 8-15-
Green Sparrow Chinese Restaurant now
hiring: Kitchen -helpers, cashier/servers.
Apply in person 4-5pm, Mon Sun. See
www.green-sparrow.com for store loca-
tion or call 352-871-5771 8-15-25-14
CLEAN VACANT APTS
ALSO some PT Position available.
SOCCER COACHES: Gainesville Soccer
Alliance seeking experienced soccer coach-
es for competitive youth soccer teams for
2005-2006 season. Call 379-5979 or email:
The Phonetics Laboratory in the Program in
Linguistics is looking for people to participate
in a listening experiment.
You can earn $10/hour by participating in a
study of the perception of speech sounds
from foreign languages.
If you are interested in participating, please
contact Jenna Silver email@example.com
Mortgage lender has immediate sales posi-
tions avail for college students seeking prof
workexp. No exp req. $8-9/hr + bonus, flex
hrs. Apply in person 2-7pm M-F at 1900 SW
34th St Ste 206 (2nd fir above credit union)
Need Driver's License. Apply in person
at 505 NW 53rd Ave. at Gator Moving &
Storage Mon.-Fri. 7-28-20-14
Holiday Inn University Center is looking for
housekeepers and houseman
Start your AVON BUSINESS for $10.
Call Emma @ 352-871-4489 or e-mail
asp, asp.net, vb script, c#, SQL knowledge.
E-mail resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Internet Marketing Specialist Detail oriented
w/strong MS Excel/Word, communication
skills. Knowledge of SEO, PPC and affiliate
management a plus. Flex schedule. Base
pay + bonuses. Fax resume 800-967-5140
PT/FT LANDSCAPERS WANTED
Exp preferred. Valid driver's license a must.
Megorabilia Company in Alachua is look-
ing for reliable, flexible person to help in
our shipping department 15-20 hrs/wk @
$7.50/hr. Call Rick @ 800-344-9103 week-
Outgoing & reliable? Bonuses, great team.
PT schedule incl Sat req. Fax resume, cover
& avail schedule to Trimark Properties 376-
6269 or email email@example.com
HIRING KITCHEN STAFF Starting $6.15/hr
DRIVERS $8-15/hr. PT easy schedule.
Please call 2-5pm 378-2442 or fill out ap-
plication at California Chicken Grill 2124 SW
34th St. Mon Fri. 8-15-14-14
Gymnastics & Dance
Coaches and instructors wanted at the
YMCA. Apply at 5201 NW 34th St. 3749622
ask for Kim or Judy. 8-15-13-14
Counselors wanted at the YMCA. Summer
and fall. Apply at 5201 NW 34th St. 374-9622
ask for Judy. 8-15-13-14
wanted at the YMCA. Apply at 5201 NW 34th
St. 374-9622 ask for Kristina 8-15-13-14
wanted at the YMCA. Apply at 5201 NW 34th
St. 374-9622 ask for Tim 8-15-13-14
Accounting Asst. needed 15-20 hrs/week.
Base pay + bonuses. Quickbooks, Excel,
data entry, & problem solving skills a must.
Accounting background preferred. Start
immediately, fax resume to 800-967-5140
Camp Wag-A-Lot Doggie Daycare Now
Hiring morning shifts 7am. $7/hr E-mail
CampWagALot@aol.com for more info.
Experience a must! 7-14-5-14
Tire Technicians, Experienced Only, Full and
Part time. Apply in Person: Tire Outlet 1320
N. Main Street 7-19-6-14
The Village Market
Gourmet Foods/Coffee Shop at Haile
Plantation. PT help 20-25 hrs. All shifts avail.
Apply within 380-0111 Call for directions
LICENSED VETERINARIAN wanted in
Deland, FL (25 mi from Daytona). FT Perm
position; PT avail. New full service clinic in
2004. Fax resume and salary reqs to 386-
738-2261 or email to Rleighton@cfl.rr.com
LOCAL OUTSIDE SALES
REPRESENTATIVES NEEDED. Flexible
schedule. 100% commission, up to $500/wk.
Call 372-8444 for more info. 8-15-12-14
Nanny, Full/Part time, newborn & older.
N/S, transportation required. Experience/
references required. Call 333-9988 7-28-
Work with developmentally disabled adults.
Provide personal care in the home. Call 352-
Private dance co. Great for students. Great
pay, fast cash & flexible hours. All to start
today! 378-3312 8-4-15-14
NEED SUMMER HELP!
Painters helpers, $7/hr. .Call and leave mes-
sage 378-7013. 7-14-5-14
Summer and fall positions available.
RecreationalAides, Drivers and Maintenance
Staff needed. Hiring immed. Call for more
info. 373-4475 work study + 7-14-5-14
Sales opportunity for tropical fish lover.
Experience preferred: Training program.
FT/PT, flex hrs. Modern fish only per store.
Work w/great people. Bring resume to
AQUATROPICS 2100 SW 34th St. G'ville.
Attn: Karen 7-14-5-14
FLOWER SHOP HELP
Design experience helpful. Apply in person
635C NW 13th St. 7-14-5-14
$800 WEEKLY GUARANTEED
Stuffing envelopes. Send self-addressed
stamped envelope to Scarab Marketing 28
E Jackson, 10th FL. Ste 938, Chicago, IL
local tech company seeking positive ener-
getic and assertive sales professionals with
excellent communication and phone skills.
Sales exp preferred. Base pay .+ commis-
sion. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Artistic? Nice handwriting? Hand lettering
P/T. A few hours per wk. Close to campus.
No experience req. Short resume to: P 0 Box
286, Gainesville 32602 7-26-6-14
CHILDCARE WANTED Needed AM and
after-school for child in SW Gainesville. Non-
smoking, responsible adult with own car &
clean DL. Excellent pay. References needed.
Contact 359-0979 or 514-9733 7-14-4-14
Gatorfood.com. Can earn anywhere between
$8 $15/hr. Set your own schedule.
For info contact 379-3663 7-28-8-14
Gatorfood.com seeking immediate place-
ment for ASP/MS-SQL server web devel-
oper. 5 yrs or equiv exp req. Email resume &
contact info to email@example.com
wanted for friendly country practice. High
Springs Animal Hospital 386-454-1001 7-
RELIABLE, LOVING BABYSITTER needed
for Newberry family. F, NS w/own transporta-
tion. 2 or 3 days/wk 7am 4pm. Fall/spring
commitment. 258-9216 Iv msst. 7-14-4-14
RECEPTIONIST needed for busy OB-GYN
practice. Responsibilities include: answer-
ing multiple phone lines, scheduling appts,
collecting payments & chart- mgmt. Good
benefits. Fax resume to: 352-332-7095 7-
Classic Fare Catering, located on the UF
Campus, is looking for banquet staff. Flexible
hours, competitive pay and a great working
environment. No experience necessary, we
will train. Apply in person and the Classic
Fare Catering Office located on the first floor
of Reitz Union from 3-5 pm, Monday Friday
or apply online at www.gatordining.com. 7-
High Performance Manager?
Fast Moving Dot Com needs a
Champion in the Office Place.
Aggressive Pay for Performance.
STA Travel, the world's largest student
travel organization,, has immediate open-
ings for Travel Advisors in our UFL location.
The ideal applicant is passionate about
travel and thrives in a customer service
environment. Massive enthusiasm, desire
to learn and can-do attitude required!
Will train, but computer skills are recom-
mended. $16k base + bonus & benefits.
Full Time only! Email resume & cover let-
ter to Mandy: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cashier/Stocker/Deli Gas Station near
Newberry Owner from India. Immediate
opening, long hours available. Call Nick/
Tommie/Annie @ 352-472-5079 7-19-4-14
Full-time paid legal intern
wanted for Gainesville
criminal defense law office.
Fax resume to 374-6771
Parttime for pm & weekend work. Executive's
assistant. Computer and basic math skills re-
quired. Send resume to: 6400 W. Newberry
Rd, Ste 301 Gainesville, FL 32605 7-19-
PIT Office Assistant position available for
young, exciting, and fast-growing company!
Responsibilities include general office, mar-
keting, and research duties. Candidate must
be familiar with Microsoft Office and internet
researching. Hours are flexible. Email re-
sume to: email@example.com or
call 352-333-3768 7-28-6-14
After school cafe program attendant needed
for school year 2005-2006. Oak Hall Middle
School. Contact Middle School Head 352-
332-3609. References needed. 7-21-4-14
THE MELTING POT RESTAURANT is now
hiring for a dishwasher, kitchen prep position,
full or part time. Evenings only. Pay starts at
$7.00/hr. Apply within, Mon-Thurs, 1:00-4:00
pm, use rear entrance 7-21-4-14
Need extra money? Want to work sporting
events, concerts, and other fun events?
Learn while you work! We have flexible
schedules. Great references. Great experi-
ence. Make life long friends. Apply @ Rm
1302 at the O'Connell Center. Applications
due by July 18th. 7-14-2-14
Trainee for busy espresso bar near Oaks
Mall. Excellent pay, advanced skills taught.
No coffee experience req'd. Email work
references w/dates & contact info to :
EXPERIENCED JAVELIN THROWER to
instruct youth. 352-332-5626 7-21-4-14
Work for Student.-Yard work, carpentry, elec-
trical, roofing, plumbing & some heavy lifting.
$6.50 7.00/hr depends on skill & experi-
ence. Call 376-6183 7-21-4-14
Wanted: PT ASAP Micanopy. Up to $9/hr.
Stall cleaning, other. Pos-warm blood
breeding/training farm spec. in dressage, C/L
mares/foals; farm maint. Family atmosphere,
live on farm. Rent/horse board ex. work.
Serious exp. only, year-round commitment
req. Excellent learning opp. Call 352-281-
3016 after 7pm. 8-15-9-14
We need a few more cat furniture makers!
.Looking for P/T, manual laborers. Contact
Tom at Molly and Friends 337-1535 open
8-6 M-F. Good with numbers is a plus. 7-
Childcare in my NW home for1l-yr old. M,W,F
approx 20 hrs. Please have transportation &
references. Salary depends on exp. 514-
Five Star Pizza Downtown/Tower Road now
hiring all positions for fall and spring. In store/
driver. Great pay w/ great atmosphere. Apply
@ 210 SW 2nd Ave 375-5600 or 600 NW
75th St. 333-7979 10-3-37-14
Now hiring: bar, server, host, bus. Must be
available to work at least 2 weekday lunch
shifts, holidays, and school breaks. Apply in
person @ On the Border 3100 SW Archer
Cashier, PT. Approximately 25 hrs/wk.
Mornings or afternoons. Ada's Clothes
Repair. 284-2959 7-14-2-14
Hiring experienced cooks. Apply in person
@ On the Border 3100 SW Archer Rd 7-
The Reitz Union Productions Department
is now accepting applications for Student
Assistant positions. Productions employees
work in a fast-paced environment setting
tables, chairs, staging, and audio-visual
equipment for events in the Reitz Union.
Opportunities for advancement are avail-
able in our growing department. Apply
online at: www.union.ufl.edu/jobs, and list
"Productions" as your first choice of employ-
Babysitter (Mother's Helper) needed for Fall
& beyond. We have 2 wonderful boys a
toddler & a baby. 15 hours per week, mostly
afternoons & early evenings; we're generally
flexible with scheduling. Position includes
help in cooking simple family meals & light
cleaning. Please be willing to discuss experi-
ence and have references ready. Please
call 256-7383 to schedule an interview.
Non-profit organization seeking copy editor.
Grammar and writing skills necessary. Email
resume to Alexakos@gue.com 7-28-6-14
Graphic Designer Oppty. in our employee
owned Co. Challenging, fast paced enviro
w/ indust Idr. Photoshop, Quark, Illustrator,
Mac/PC. Ext. train & benefits. Renaissance
Printing 4130 NW 16th Blvd. Drug Test. 7-
Southeastern Integrated Medical, PA is
now recruiting for the following position:
Patient Attendant 2 positions
available; (Part-Time) Gainesville;
To learn more about these positions, please
call the' job vacancy line at 224-2478; Fax
373-9870; Email:, firstname.lastname@example.org 7-
PART TIME TELEPHONE SALES
Infinite Energy sells $500 million of natural
gas yearly. We have immediate openings for
SALES REPRESENTATIVES that can work
20-35 hours per week. Hourly wage: $7 to
$41, plus commission. Need more info? Go
to www.infiniteenergy.com. Respond by
fax 352-240-4146 or email your resume to
COLD STONE CREAMERY will soon audition
happy, energetic Scoopers for its Newberry
and Archer Road stores. Earn $8+ while hav-
ing fun! Positions begin immediately. Choose
either Gainesville location when you apply on
our web site. Visit ColdStoneCreamery.com,
then go to Creamery and choose Job Center
(applications only; include email address.
NO RESUMES.). Nights and weekends a
must. 18+ only. 7-14-2-14
Driver- COVENANT TRANSPORT. Excellent
Pay & Benefits' for Experienced Drivers,
0/0, Solos, Teams & Graduate Students.
Bonuses Available. Refrigerated Now
Available. (888)MORE PAY (888-667-3729).
$600 WEEKLY Working through the gov-
ernment part-time. No Experience. A lot of
Opportunities. (800)493-3688 Code J-14.
ALL TRADESMEN: PF/PW/BKIMC, CR/
EL/TW/MW/EO/RG/SM/IW/ & PA/TB/PL/
CO/CW/W. Work out of state with top pay
& per diem. Resume to: Craft Network, Box
137472, Clermont; FL 34713. 7-14-1-14
Now Hiring for 2005 Postal Positions $17.50-
$59.00+/hr. Full Benefits/Paid Training
and Vacations No Experience Necessary
(800)584-1775 Reference # 5600. 7-14-
Start building or add to your resume! Gator
Dining Services, located on the UF Campus,
is looking for Student Supervisors/Managers.
Pay is $8-$10 hr based on experience. We
offer competitive pay, benefits and a great.
working environment. Aply at Gator Dining
Services, B73 Reitz Union, Museum Rd or
online at www.gatordining.com. 7-26-4-14
WGFL-TV is seeking a* reliable part-time
master control operator. Must be able to
work possible overnight & weekend shifts.
Computer or broadcast experience a plus.
DFWP EOE. Fax or mail resume to: WGFL-
TV 4190 NW 93rd Ave. Gainesville, FL
32653; fax 352-371-9353. 7-26-4-14
Part-time Legal Assistant (Tempforce)
Application Deadline: July 15, 2005
Overview: the In-House General Counsel
for Santa Fe Community College is seeking
a Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelors de-
gree & 3 years law-related experience under
the supervision of an attorney is preferred.
For additional information visit http://
admin.sfcc.edu/~humresourc/ or call Human
Resources at 352-395-5185. 7-14-1-14
CHILD CARE needed in my home. FT/PT.
Must have own transportation. References
req. $8/hr. Begins 8/1/05. 494-7705 7-21-
Now hiring experienced kitchen staff. Please
apply in person at 6500 SW Archer Rd. 7-
Help wanted PT immediate availability.
Busy optometrist office in search of PT help.
Will train. Applicants must have excellent
people skills. Fax resume w/availability for
the rest of summer as well as fall semester.
Great patient care exp. Fax to 352-333-9950
JEWELLS NOW HIRING ALL POSITIONS
WAITSTAFF, BARTENDERS, DAY
BARTENDER, ETC.Also hiring MARKETING
ASST. 352-338-2800. 7-28-5-14
PT POSITIONS. Great for FT students.
Email info to: email@example.com .8-
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Catering positions available with the dy-
namic, creative crew at Gainesville's best
catering company. Hiring part time and full
time caterers, set up staff, kitchen prep
and delivery drivers. Open positions for all
shifts. Flexible scheduling with weekday
and weekend hours available. This job is
for enthusiastic, active people who want a
fun job loaded with opportunity and variety.
This is NOT your typical fast food, drive-thru,
or boring retail setting. Every day is exciting
and different at Celebrations. Ask around
about our excellent reputation and become
part of our success!...check our web site at
www.celebrations-catering.com --- No cater-
ing experience necessary. Apply in person
at Celebrations Catering after 2pm 904 N.
Main St. by U-Haul. 8-15-8-14
FLYER PEOPLE NEEDED
for on-campus flyering for reputable local
,company. UF students only. Call 352-375-
Herbal Manufacturing Co. opening for
CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER and
LAB ASSISTANT. Please fax resume to 386-
462-3396 or call 386-462-0026. 7-19-2-14
Holiday Inn University Center Hotel
Immediate openings for the following:
Maintenance one year experience
Apply in person Mon-Fri 8am-5pm 7-26-
The Honey Baked Ham Co & Cafe is now
hiring sales assoc & sandwich prep. PT.
Approx 18-24 hrs/wk. Starting salary $6.50/
hr. Apply in person 618 NW 60th St. (behind
McDonalds on Newberry Rd) 331-1253.. 7-
PT/FT NANNIES NEEDED
good $ for exp: grad student welcomed
bkgd ck: 8 REAL $ jobs avail NOW
Noah's Ark Nanny 352-376-5008. 8-15-8-14
MARY POPPINS: Where are you??
FT NANNY NEEDED 30-45 hrs/wk
6 Jobs avail immediately: Great $ for exp.
Noah's Ark Nanny: 352-376-5008. 8-15-
Lunch Receptionist M-F
Call Larae 336-1594 7-21-3-14
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. 8-15-25-15
** 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
TRAFFIC SCHOOL ONLINE
Take Points Off Your Driver's License
And Dismiss Traffic Tickets
With Online Driver Improvement Courses
SLEEPY HOLLOW HORSE FARM
Quality Boarding 0 Lessons/English 0
Parties 0 Alachua County's oldest & finest
horse farm 466-4060 8-15-25-15
Classes & Workshops
**AUTO MALL SERVICE DEPT**
Complete Auto Service
Imports & Domestics 0 Cars & Trucks
Discount for students. Call 352-380-0033
EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER.
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250'
x 160' riding ring, round pen & jump pad-
dock. Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19
separate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591 -
3175 everglade-eqestrian.com 8-15-25-15
* ** GREAT BANNERS & SIGNS *
Custom Posters Exhibits Awards
Top Quality Fast Service Low Prices
Jump start your job search at
* AWARDS & PERSONALIZED GIFTS *"
Plaques 0 Name Badges Cups Etc.
Best Selection In Town
English as 2nd language
Reading, Composition, Conversation
Experienced educators. Reasonable fees.
Tel: 352-335-9400 8-15-25-15
Individuals or small groups.
375-6641 Harold Nobles
All facilities & amentiies: quality instruc-
tion. 15 minutes from UF. Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Center. 8-15-26-15
Stringing If anybody can string rackets low,
EZ Tennis can string them lower. Ready in
24hrs. Express stringing available upon
request. We have more string than all local
stores combined, please stop-by or call 372-
Why buy mart-cheap rackets? You can
upgrade at EZ Tennis'& pay less. Stop wast-
ing money. Our name is EZ and our game
is Tennis. Call them and call us. 372-2257
Rackets Tennis Racquetball Squash
- Badmitton Table Tennis. Lowest prices in
town. EZ Tennis will gladly beat lower inter-
net prices. Call us at 372-2257 8-15-20-15
Professional employee training, negotiation,
mediation, conflict resolution & consulting.
Public/private sector. Sliding scale. Free
initial consultation. Phone 352-514-5515
MAKE IT PERFECT with affordable & profes-
sional editing for your newsletter, manuscript,
class paper, thesis or dissertation. Sliding
scale. Phone 352-514-5515 7-28-16-15
Whippoorwill 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 8-15-19-15
Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services can get you certi-
fied in less than 3 weeks! Hands-on exp, no
videos. Day/eve classes avail. Next class 7-
25-05. Class sizes limited. Call 338-1193 for
Beautiful emerald amethyst farm 40 acre,
full service horse boarding & training facility.
On-site trainer & care. 275 x 175 jump ring.
DIVORCE$275-$350*COVERS children, etc.
Only one signature required! *Excludes govt.
fees! Call weekdays (800)462-2000, ext.600.
(8am-7pm) Divorce Tech. Established 1977..
EARN DEGREE online from home.
*Business, *Paralegal, *Computers. Job
PlacementAssistance. Computer & Financial
aid if qualify. (866)858-2121 www.tidewaterte
Need Help Buying a Home? CarePlus
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down financing Guaranteed! Call now for a
free consultation (866)262-PLUS. Fair/Poor
credit welcome. 7-14-1-15
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Run your ad STATEWIDE!! For only $450
you can place your 25 word classified ad in
over 150 newspapers throughout the state
reaching over 5 MILLION readers. Call
this newspaper or Advertising Networks of
Florida at (866)742-1373. Visit us online
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$50,000 FREE CASH GRANTS***- 2005!
Never Repay! For personal bills, school, new
business. $49 BILLION Left unclaimed from
2004. Live Operators! (800)856-9591 Ext
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business. $49 BILLION Left unclaimed from
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FREE $$ CASH $$ GRANTS! For 2005.
Never repay. For Personal Bills! Home
buying! School! New Business! $5,000-
$500,000. Live Operators! (800)860-2187
GUITAR, MANDOLIN & FIDDLE LESSONS
Beginners to advanced. Folk, bluegrass,
blues & pop. Flatpick & fingerpicking guitar
styles. Celtic & bluegrass fiddle & mandolin
styles. Alan Stowell 372-9248, 262-0171
Private Tutor Experienced teacher look-
ing for students to tutor Grades 1-6 Back
to school special Eamil today for info or
0 Health Services
URGENT CARE/WALK-IN MEDICAL
New Location Students No Appt Needed!
FIRST CARE OF GAINESVILLE
4343 Newberry Rd. #10, 373-2340
Most Ins Accepted, Hours M-F 8a-6p 8-15-
ABORTION/ABORTION by PILL (RU-486)
IV sedation, Student Discount.
Well Woman Care & Birth Control
Bread & Roses Women's Health Ctr
"PINK EYE?" Participate in a study to treat
bacterial conjunctivitis. Qualified participants
will get free evaluation, medication & be
reimbursed for their time. Call Dr. Levy @
331-2020 immediately. 8-15-25-16
"SEVERE DRY EYE?"
New therapy being studied! If you qualify to
participate in this research you will get free
evaluation, medication, and be reimbursed
for your time. Call Dr. Levy @ 331-2020 for
Is. Stress Ruining Your Life? Read
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(813)872-0722 or send $7.99 to Dianetics,
3102 N. Habana Ave., Tampa FL 33607.
Save up to 80%. Go to: www.health4u.biz or
call 352-376-9960. 8-2-6-15
Save $$ with coupons from the Alligator.
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
Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F.
FLASHBACKS PAYS CASH FOR CLOTHES.
We buy 10-5, M-Sat. Open to shop til 6. WE
ALSO BUY HOUSEHOLD ITEM. 211 W Univ
Ave 375-3752. 8-15-25-18
Try BOOK LOVER'S CAFE
Inside Books, Inc. 505 NW 13 St.
CLEARANCE SALE All CDs must go -
100,000+ CDs on sale $5.99. Ten for $50.
We need more room for our GIANT DVD
INVENTORY. Cash paid for DVDs. Hear
Again 818 W. University Ave. 373-1800 8-
Big stores cannot touch our stringing in qual-
ity and price. Please ask their clerks about
EZ Tennis. Why wait for 3-5 days on strining.
With us 1 day max! 8-15-20-18
In terms of Tennis, big stores make EZ
Tennis look good. We are lower than them
in prices faster in stringing stock better
quality rackets can explain or recommend
products to customers better. Tell your
friends about EZ Tennis. 8-15-20-18
Tell your friends about EZ Tennis. If you have
any questions, please talk to us. Our goal,
to have the lowest prices on rackets in the
world. Please help us and your friends to
achieve this goal. Bring the lowest price u-
Want to make a connection? Place your ad
here to look for someone to share a com-
mon interest with or for your true love
IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR
ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT?
DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL
ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD
HERE AND GET IT NOTICED!
WALDO FARMER & FLEA MARKET
Every Sat & Sun Hwy 301
15 min from Gainesville 468-2255.
FIRST STRIKE PAINTBALL
Airball, Speedball, Forts on 27 acres
Call for the best group rates!
SAME DAY SERVICE: Transcription, typing,
apps. Desktop pub: brochures, newsletters,
flyers, ads, logos. Resume service. 18 yrs
exp. 24-hr turnaround. Connie 271-2677
Anonymous HIV Antibody Testing
Alachua County Health Dept. Call
334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee)
SAVE ON RAYBAN/SUNGLASSES
300 SW 4th Ave. 378-4480.
***AIRFARE $157 RT***
Summer & fall specials. NYC, DC, Philly,
New Eng & more! Gator Country Travel (just
off campus) 373-1992 FL Seller of Travel
Reg. No. ST 18264 8-15-25-22
*f .- Rides .
20 Yrs. as the Official So. Fl. Bus
Depart: Th & Fr 2:00 & 4:30PM/reverse
$40 r/t Mia-FtL/Pomp-WPB-FtP.
Miami Bus Service
$40 R/T W.P Bch, Pomp, FT. L, Miami
Departures: Th & Fr 2:00 & 4:30 pm
Furry, feathery, scaly...no, not your
roommate...pets. Find or advertise your pets
or pet products here in the Pets section of
Sugar glider & cage, 2 pouches, food supply,
dishes, & water bottle. $300 OBO. Call 271-
B Lost & Found'
FOUND: LADIES EYEGLASSES @ McCarty
Hall parking lot Friday (7/1) afternoon. Call to
identify. 392-5551 x 1154 or cell 316-5732.
FOUND: PUPPY WITH COLLAR BUT NO
TAG, found on July 2nd just south of SW
20th Ave. Want to find its owner. Is it yours?
Please call 352-264-1537 with a description.
In Gainesville Better Prices
Better Fields Better Call 371-2092
GET $500 OFF A WEEK AT THE BEACH
in Panama City. Beautiful, new 2/2 condo.
Oceanfront, spectacular views, white sand.
Call 335-5946 or 379-0619 Iv msg. 8-15-
***EUROPE $757 RT***- -
Travel planning for students. Train & cruises
also available Gator Country Travel (just off
campus) 373-1992 FL Seller of Travel Reg.
No. ST-18264 8-15-25-22
***WEST COAST $177 RT***
Tours packages & more. Los Angeles,
Seattle & morel Call for best rates. Gator
Country Travel (just off campus) 373-1992
FL Seller of Travel Reg. No. ST-18264 8-
THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2005
Walsh to sign $1 million contract with Miami Heat
By ANDREW ABRAMSON
Alligator Staff Writer
Shaq, Dwyane Wade ... Matt
In a surprising reversal of
fortune, the former Gators guard
will sign a partially guaranteed
contract with the Miami Heat in
late July, and may find himself on
Miami's opening day roster.
Critics lambasted Walsh's de-
cision to leave UF following his
junior year, believing he wasn't
ready for the NBA.
Initially it appeared like a poor
decision on Walsh's part he
wasn't selected in the NBA Draft
- but he continued to believe he
would land a pro contract as a
Now, Walsh will sign a two-
year contract believed to be
worth more than $1 million.
"It feels great," Walsh said.
"I'm definitely excited after some
of the negative stuff that was said
after the Draft."
Walsh's father, Mike, and
agent, Jason Levien, received a
bulk of the criticism for possibly
swaying Matt to enter the Draft,
but all along the Walsh camp
said the Heat were interested
in Matt and likely would have
drafted him had former Kansas
forward Wayne Simien not been
Now, the Heat gets Simien and
Walsh, and the Walsh family can
breathe a sigh of relief.
"It's been a little hectic," Walsh
said. "I'm happy, obviously, for
myself, and I had confidence this
was going to happen. I'm happy
for my dad, agent and AAU
coach. After everyone said [those
three] made a bad decision, they
get to say 'screw you.'"
Role on Heat
Walsh will be teamed up with
former UF forward Udonis Haslem,
who signed a new five-year contract
with Miami on Tuesday expected to
be worth almost $34 million.
The Heat came
B within a game
W of reaching the
NBA Finals this
riepast year, falling
if to Detroit in the
T wi of the Eastern
Haslem Conference fi-
But both Shaquille O'Neal and
Wade were banged up in the se-
ries, leaving many to anoint Miami
favorites to win the NBA title next
Time will tell whether Walsh will
receive immediate playing time or
be stashed on the inactive list.
Under the new rules of the col-
lective bargaining agreement, first
and second year NBA players can
be sent to the developmental league
Haslem re-signs with Heat
Absurdity of Olympics, MLB fuel Sheffield's controversial comments
A three-year contract with the Yankees:
. An X-rated video of R. Kelly with
your wife: $0.
A chance to represent your country and its
national pastime in international competition:
At the All-Star Game festivities in Detroit
on Monday, Yankees slugger Gary Sheffield
fired off a dicey remark, refusing to participate-
in March's 16-nation World Baseball Classic.
"My season is when I get paid," Sheffield
told the New York Daily News. "I'm not sacri-
ficing my body or taking a chance on an injury
for something thats made-up.
"This isn't the Olympics. That's a big differ-
ence. This is something you made up."
Great. Then just stay home, count your
Benjamins and try to keep Kelly from urinat-
MGolf: British Open First Round
TNT, 7 a.m.
INBA : New York vs. New Jersey
(David Lee vs. Christian Drejer)
NBA TV, Tape Delay Friday 5 p.m.
ing on your girl, Sheff. Besides, the last thing
this country needs is to witness another Dream
Team turn into a nightmare. Right?
But greedy, self-centered rhetoric and all,
he has a point.
It's not the Olympics.
In a truly brilliant move on Friday, the
International Olympic Committee elected not
to include baseball and softball in competition
after the 2008 Beijing Games.
Clueless IOC president Jacques Rogge said
baseball would be allowed to return only if
it allowed its top players to compete and ap-
plied stiffer doping penalties.
But come on Monsieur Rogge. MLB su-
perstars earn more than some countries can
afford to fund their Olympic programs. And,
of course, owners, like George Steinbrenner,
who control capital worth more than the GDP
0 South Carolina admitted to
10 NCAA violations commit--.
ted under former coach Lou
Holtz. The school proposed
two years of probation.
of some nations, will
be more than happy to
let a third of their re-
spective rosters leave
midseason for the
sake of good-spirited
for Receptions And doping in the
firstname.lastname@example.org Olympics? Shocking.
Let's just kick swim-
ming, weightlifting, cycling and track and
field events out of the games while we're at it.
There are always the steroid-free sports of po-
tato-sack and three-legged racing. This is just
another reason why the Olympics will always
suck and Americans don't care.
Now MLB is coming back at the IOC high
and inside in an attempt to present baseball
* July 8, 1998: After leading UF to an SEC
title and CWS appearance, Brad Wilkerson
wins the Rotary Award for the nation's best
player. Wilkerson made UF history slugging ,
a then-record 23 homers.
as a truly international sport. All it took was
about one MasterCard commercial and '3
hours, 3 minutes of an internationally flavored
home-run derby to figure out that one.
But why should baseball's biggest stars
serve as pawns in the MLB's vendetta with
Does baseball really want to disrupt spring
training with the Classic and risk injuries to its
superstars the same ones that put butts in
seats when it counts?
So don't be so quick to slam Sheffield. As
he said, "A lot of guys feel that way. They
won't say it like I will, though."
Just ask Yankees closer Mariano Rivera,
who said he wouldn't. participate in the
Classic unless "Mr. George" approved.
And for owners like Steinbrenner, such
words are priceless.
"He was under the impression that we could
just pick it up where we left off after two years."
on reuniting with Christian Drejer before the
the Knicks-Nets NBA Summer League game.
Lee guarded Drejer the entire game and out-
scored his friend-turned-foe 19-4.
at the team's discretion, but Levien
said that was not brought up.
"I'll fit in good," Walsh said.
"Anytime you can play with Shaq
you're going to get good, open
looks, and one of the things [Miami]
likes is my ability to hit open shots."
Assuming Miami makes no ma-
jor roster changes, Walsh will likely
compete with Rasual Butler and 19-
year-old Dorell Wright for a reserve
"I learned my lesson a long
time ago. Never underestimate
Matt Walsh," Walsh's high school
coach Jim Fenerty said. "If the
Miami Heat needs a perimeter
guy with Shaq inside, or if they
need a scrappy guy that can get
rebounds, Matt Walsh will make
this team better."
Walsh played two games on
the Heat summer league team in
Los Angeles and arrived at the
L.A. Airport on Tuesday night
with plans to join Seattle's summer
Miami general manager Randy
Pfund told Walsh to keep his cell
With the battery -draining, a
nervous Walsh waited impatiently,
unsure whether he would board the
flight or receive the phone call of a
The plane ticket went to waste.
"It's unbelievable and a dream
come true," Walsh said. "I can't
[believe] I'm going to be teammates
with Shaq and Udonis."
SEE WALSH, PAGE 24
Matt Marrlot t/ Alligator Staff
After going undrafted, former UF guard Matt Walsh struck back at
his critics. Walsh will sign a deal with the Miami Heat in late July.
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In one of the most drastic lineup changes in the nation, the UF men's Dasketball team lost 60 percent
of its scoring from a year ago David Lee. Man Walsh ana Anthony Roberson all went pro. leaving Coach
Bill,, Donovan wvith a completely olfferent team for 2005-O06. Here's an early look at thne newe Gators.
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Joaklim Noah, 6 11, Sophomore, forward.
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man off the bench. his contributions are crucial.
Walter Hodge, -11. Freshman, guard.
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Adrian Moss, 6-9, Senior, center.
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stvle. if all goes well. the Gators should be an ectring, cohesive, defensively improved unit.
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Degory heads UF offensive line
* EXPERIENCED LINE IS ONE OF THE MOST
UNIQUE IN THE NATION.
By ERIC ESTEBAN
Alligator Staff Writer
To call them the centerpiece of the offense would be an
understatement, but don't expect any of them to be on the
cover of NCAA Football 2007.
The offensive line is regarded as a position for the big
guys who just do as they're told. They don't score the
touchdowns, but rather win the game in the trenches.
If experience translates to success, the Gators' offensive
line could be the best one to play in the Swamp in quite
UF will field four seniors and a freshman on the 2005
starting line led by center Mike Degory. Degory, who has
started 38 consecutive games since his freshman year, was
recently named to the Outland Trophy Watch list. The tro-
phy is awarded to the best lineman in college football.
Degory, arguably one of the top three UF players on
either side of the ball, has been a mainstay at UF for three
years. With Coach Urban Meyer's offense still in the learn-
ing process, Degory's leadership and consistency will be
counted upon in 2005.
At 6-foot-7, 315 pounds, senior Lance Butler
switched sides on the offensive line, becoming the new
starter at the right tackle position. As another player
that will be counted on to provide leadership, Butler
believes the Gators' offensive line is one of the most
unique in the nation.
"I think that the guards want to push guys back,
but I think as an offensive line we are one of the more
mobile units in the country," he said. "We've got big
guys and most of us weigh in around 310 and can still
get out there and run and make plenty of plays down
Left tackle Randy Hand and left guard Tavares
o o Washington are the other two
S -a *_ -jtr seniors on the side responsi-
Fgy ,~g ble for protecting quarterback
Chris Leak's blind side. In
an offense revolving around speed and misdirection,
Washington should be able to pull out and provide
excellent run blocking for the Gators' backfield.
He might seem like the odd guy out on the depth chart,
but redshirt freshman Jim Tartt was one of the pleasant
surprises in the spring.
"He's done really well, but he's just a really big, coun-
try, strong, tough guy," Butler said. "He can go out there
and just smash people in the face, and I know from talking
to [linebacker] Todd McCullough that running into that
kid is like running into a wall."
Sophomores Drew Miller and Phil Trautwein also will
be in the rotation this year along with junior Steve Rissler.
WALSH, from page 22
Two of UF's three early departures should play in the
NBA next season.
Forward David Lee, selected in the first round of
the NBA-Draft by the New York Knicks, will now be
engaged in a friendly rivalry with Walsh.
In the 1990s, Miami and New York were bitter rivals
in the NBA, and there is still animosity between the
Walsh hasn't spoken to Lee in recent weeks, but said
he looks forward to playing the former /UF star in the
But it's still undetermined whether Roberson will
get his opportunity to join Walsh and Lee in the pros.
Since scoring 13 points for the Memphis Grizzlies
in their summer league opener, Roberson's numbers
have dropped. On Tuesday he scored just four points,.
but added four assists. Walsh believes a NBA team will
eventually sign Roberson to a free agent contract.
"Peep's out here in L.A. with me. We're staying in the
same hotel and we've been hanging a bit," Walsh said.
"He's playing well and has a real good opportunity [to
make the NBA]."
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