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We Inform. You Decide.


TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007


TUESDAY, MARCH 20,2007


Students spark up risky business deals


Editor's Note: For fear of violence or
arrest, the student drug dealers inter-
viewed for this story have been given
aliases.
By JESSICA PONN
Alligator Writer
jponn@alligator.org

In most ways, Ralph leads an ordinary
life. He studies daily, competes in intramural
football and hangs out with friends on the


weekends.
What sets Ralph apart is his passion for
gardening.
Ralph grows marijuana and said he used
to- ell it He L- one of numerous UF students
\ ho ha e dealt pot or prescription pills a
job local police say is one of the most danger-
ous in town.
In the past seven months, the Gainesville
Police Department has seen a significant rise
in drug-related home-invasion robberies,
said Lt. Keith Kameg, GPD's spokesman. At


least half of the robberies
involved students.
SRalph said he under-
stands the risks he took and
has stopped selling. But
in the past, the cash was
just too addicting. He said
plenty of college students
Kameg are itching for dealers, and
his earnings about a
grand and a half a week came easily. Plus,
Ralph grows his own marijuana in a home-


made incubator, which made his business
especially profitable. He's no botanist, but he
said he had few problems figuring out how to
harvest the weed.
"You can go to Google, and they'll give you
the exact steps," he said. "Its just like growing
tomatoes or anything else."
It may be easy to cultivate, but Ralph's
secret garden could land him in prison on
multiple felony charges. Kameg said he be-
lieves some long-time dealers like Ralph have
SEE DRUGS, PAGE 9


Nicole Safker/ Alligator Staff
Jamey Kirby, left, gathers with family and friends at his Gainesville home to watch his performance on "Jeopardy!"
on Monday evening. After a three-way tie Friday, he returned to take home the win and a total of $38,677.


AROUND GAINESVILLE

UF alum wins


on 'Jeopardy!'
By DANIELLE TORRENT
Alligator Writer

In the comfort of his own home, UF graduate James Kirby
watched his historic tie-breaking appearance on "Jeopardy!" on
Monday night.
As nine friends and family members filed into Kirby's liv-
ing room in Northwest Gainesville to watch the episode, his
7-year-old son Kieran said to his mother, "Mommy, I was going
to watch 'Arthur.'"
"That is not happening out here," responded Kirby's best
friend, UF student Scott Stefansen, 26.
After watching Kirby place in a three-way $16,000 tie on
Friday's episode of "Jeopardy!," the group stared at the TV, an-
ticipating the local contestant's every move. When the onscreen
Kirby didn't respond to the first three questions of the episode,
Stefansen turned to his friend and said, "Come on, man!"
Monday's episode was taped in December, so most of the
group already knew what the outcome would be.
Kirby beat the other two contestants in Final Jeopardy!
when they missed the question and he answered correctly. The
category was historical quotes and the question was: Who said,
"What a beautiful view" in 1961? Although Kirby misspelled
the name, he knew the quote was from Alan Shepard not
John Glenn, the guess of the other contestants.
SEE JEOPARDY, PAGE 9


UF student killed Sunday in accident on turnpike
* THE SOPHOMORE'S CAR She planned for an 8:30 class cident Sunday while returning to trol at about 12:15 p.m. ous week in Fort Lauderd
SPUN OUT OF CONTROL. Monday morning. There would Gainesville from a Spring Break Hull said the vehicle spun, ing clubs, eating at barbe
be modeling rehearsals later in spent with her friends, mother struck the highway's guardrail enjoying the break with fi
the week, and her anniversary and younger sisters. and flipped in the air. It came to She also spent time
By DREW HARWELL with her boyfriend would be next State Sgt. Scott Hull, rest upside down on the median. mother, who lived in Wes
Alligator Staff Writer month. And she still had to plan News a shift commander Emergency workers pro- visited her two younger
dharwell@alligator.org for a summer spent networking with the Florida nounced McIntosh dead at the nicknamed "Nats" and
with fashion executives in New Highway Patrol, said McIntosh scene at 12:44 p.m., Hull said. No said friend and UF soT
UF advertising sophomore York. was driving her 2005 Scion tC other vehicles were involved in Shari Samuels.
Tatiana McIntosh never figured Instead, the woman known on Florida's Turnpike south of the accident.
her life would play out like this. as "Tati" -was killed in a car ac- Kissimmee when the car lost con- McIntosh had spent the Drevi- SEE DEATH


*Even though the
UF men's bas-
ketball team has
advanced to the
Sweet 16, it has
struggled in the
first half. However,
second-half runs
have kept UF on
the winning path.
See story, pg. 20.


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* More undergraduates are mov-
ing out of the classrooms and
lecture halls, and into the universi-
ty's labs and libraries, conducting
research.
And UF has created more under-
graduate research opportunities
to meet this growing demand.
See story, pg. 8.


ale visit-
cues and
ends.
with her
ton, and
sisters,
"Beany,"
phomore

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WHAT'SHAPPENING
T-shirt Sale
Florida Gym, 10 a.m.
Leisure Education and Parks
Students sells T-shirts for the
College of Health and Human
Performance.

Backgammon and Chess
Tournament
Orange & Brew, 5 p.m.
The Lebanese American
Society hosts a tournament as
part of International Month.
Anyone can participate, and
winners will receive trophies.

Poker Fundraiser
Graham Area, 6 p.m.
The Student Global AIDS
Campaign holds a fundraiser
tobring the Global Justice Tour
to UF. There will be no betting,
just a one-time $5 donation for
a set amount of chips. Winners
will receive prizes.

"Waiting on the World to
Change"
Anderson Hall, Rm. 64, 6 p.m.
Kappa Alpha Psi frater-
nity hosts a forum to discuss
whether the United States is
ready for a minority presi-
dent.

Movie Screening
Medical Sciences Bldg.,
Shands Auditorium, 8 p.m.
Representatives for "Invisible
Children" screen the film and
promote awareness of the
child soldier conflict in Africa.

HEALTH
iPods add to hearing loss
Turn off that iPod and listen
up.
Due to loud music and noisy
environments, young people
have a rate of impaired hearing
2.5 times that of their parents
and grandparents, according to
a study by Stanford University.
The study added that in 2050,
as many as 50 million Americans
could be hearing impaired.
Scott Griffiths, the director
of UF's Doctor of Audiology
Program, said a lot of damage
can be done to the ears before any
problems are noticed. Hearing
loss symptoms include ringing
or any noise from within the ear,
said Griffiths, who has studied
hearing and audiology for 21
years.
A primary cause of such dam-
age is the increasing popularity
of MP3 players, he said. Damage
can result from the amount of
time the MP3 player is used as
much as its volume. The longer
an audio device is listened to,
the lower the volume should be,
he said.
The intensity of the music
also makes a difference. Heavy,
loud rock should be listened to
-at a lower volume than that of
softer, lighter music, like classi-
cal, Griffiths said.
There is no permanent cure
once hearing has been lost.
"Your hearing is like a bank
account that you can only with-
draw from," Griffiths said.
Phillip Sotomayor, a UF junior
majoring in mechanical engineer-
ing, said he listens to his iPod


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every day. But he keeps his
volume at a reasonable level be-
cause he has played percussion
for nine years and was taught
the importance of protecting
his hearing, he said.
"If a person next to you
ran hear (your music), it's too
loud," he said.
Instances of hearing im-
pairment may be increasing,
but Griffiths said sensitivity
to hearing loss is on a case-by-
case basis. What might cause
one person damage may not
affect another, he said.
In order to decrease the risk,
Griffiths suggested limiting the
amount of time spent listening
to music and avoiding loud
areas, such as concerts, restau-
rants and nightclubs.
"If you have to raise your
voice to be heard," he said,
"then that situation can be risky
for hearing."
However, he also realizes the
importance of music in today's
society. .
"I'm not going to say'you
cannot wear your iPod," he
said. "(Music) is part of the
culture."
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TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 3


Hub reopens after


3-year renovation


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UF students study in the newly renovated Hub on Monday afternoon. The Hub, which fully opened Monday, is
the new home of the UF Computing Help Desk and the International Center. It also features a Starbucks.


By ERIN EHRLICH
Alligator Writer

The second fully func-
tioning Starbucks on UF's
campus began brewing
coffee Monday in the Hub,
as the building completely
reopened after nearly three
years of renovation.
Starbucks aficionado
and UF freshman Tiffany
McDonough said she's glad
that to get coffee, she'll
no longer have to walk, to
Library West, where the first
on-campus franchise opened
in October.
The Hub also houses study
areas with walk-up and wire-
less Internet connections.
McDonough said she'd
been there for about four
hours studying.


Freshman Josh Matas said
it's an ideal place for study-
ing or just hanging out.
"I'm surprised there aren't
more people here," Matas
said. "I guess word hasn't got
out yet."
Junior journalism major
Jennifer Walker said she
stopped going to the Hub af-
ter her first semester because
the construction
On was a nuisance
Campus to her.
"For me, I'm
just sensitive to the construc-
tion," Walker said. "It's too
noisy."
The Hub is also the new
home of the UF International
Center and the UF Computing
Help Desk.
The project cost about $10
million.


Planned Parenthood to hand out free morning-after pills


* THE PILLS NORMALLY COST
ABOUT $30.

By LORI FINKEL
Alligator Contributing Writer

To promote awareness of the emergency
contraception Plan B, Planned Parenthood of
North Central Florida is giving out free doses
of the medication Wednesday.
A dose of Plan B, commonly referred to as
the "morning-after pill" that prevents preg-
nancy after, unprotected sex, normally costs


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roughly $30 but will be given free to the first
50 people to show up at the Gainesville clinic
at 9 a.m.
The clinic handed out the pills illegally last
year because a prescription was then required
for distribution of the pills. However, they
have since been legalized for over-the-counter
distribution to those over 18.
In order to follow federal regulations,
Planned Parenthood, which is an authorized
health clinic, will be writing prescriptions for
those under 18 who wish to receive a dose.
Between the two Planned Parenthood loca-
tions in Gainesville and Tallahassee, 100 packs


"There's no medical reason why a
16-year old girl can't have it."
Namrata Uberoi
VOX: Voices for Planned Parenthood
spokeswoman

will be given out. Members of the UF chapter
of VOX: Voices for Planned Parenthood will
help hand out the emergency contraception.
"Free things just raise more awareness,"
said Namrata Uberoi, a senior at UF and VOX
spokeswoman.


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While some members of VOX give out Plan
B pills, other members of the group, including
Uberoi, will lobby the capitol in Tallahassee to
get rid of the prescription requirement for girls
under 18 to obtain the emergency contracep-
tive.
"There's no medical reason why a 16-year-
old girl can't have it," Uberoi said.
The Plan B emergency contraceptive pill
works like a higher dosage of the hormones
found in birth control. A package of Plan B
consists of a series of two pills, the first taken
as soon as possible within three days of having
unprotected sex and the other 12 hours later.


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4, ALLIGATOR i TUESDAY, MARCH, 22007


Students spend break helping rebuild New Orleans


Editor's note: This is the second of a
three-part series on how students spent
their Spring Break.
By JESSIE COLEMAN
Alligator Writer
jcoleman@alligator.org

Paul Loschak felt like an intruder as he
trudged through the front door of a New
Orleans assisted-living home.
He looked like a human marshmallow in
his white Tyvek jumpsuit, skating across the
chocolate-colored muck, his feet slipping and
sliding on a thin layer of sludge.
A combination of mud and black mold, the
result of long-standing water, blanketed the
interior of the home, nicknamed the "Nasty
Gut." The house was an abandoned rotting
mess since the fury of Hurricane Katrina al-
most a year and a half ago.
Loschak, a sophomore who spent his
Spring Break gutting houses in New Orleans,
wore protective goggles, a helmet, gloves
and a respiratory mask inside the house. The
equipment obscured most of his face, leaving
only small crevices of bare skin exposed to the
stale air.
Loschak was an anti-bacterial bubble in a
swampland of grime and mold, but he was
still vulnerable to the feeling of desolation that
lingered throughout the house.
"I was able to stand in a bedroom and
picture myself in that place and what it would
have been like to leave all of a sudden,"
Loschak said.
The devastation seemed to seep right
through his protective suit and goggles. He
cringed at the bright-red cockroaches, which
were about the size of silver dollars, crawl-
ing on the walls and upturned furniture. He
winced at the soggy clothes strewn on the
floor and at the empty Snack-Pack pudding
containers that still filled the pantry, most of
them gnawed away by rats.
Loschak couldn't ignore the signs of life in
this former home and the trail of the hurricane
that snatched it away.
The work was emotionally tiring for
Loschak and 10 other UF students who trav-
eled to New Orleans with Florida Alternative
Breaks, a volunteer organization that offers
opportunities to serve the community during
school vacations.
Hailey Mellon, a psychology junior and
one of two site leaders for the trip, said she
tried to focus on clearing out. the homes
rather than on the traces of life that still echoed
throughout the homes, like the picture frames
still hanging on the walls.
"You kind of desensitized yourself,"
Mellon said. "You went in and cleaned out the
house, and that was your task,"
'Feelings aside, the crouching, hammering,
reaching, tearing and hauling took a physical
toll on the student volunteers.


In one two-story home, Loschak had to
rip apart soggy furniture on the second floor,
throw the ruins out a broken window and
then haul the pile about 15 feet to the street
curb a task that took about two and a half
hours. That labor was only.prep for the real
demolition. Removing weatherworn walls
required another five hours of beating with
crowbars.
Loschak and the rest of the UF team demol-
ished, emptied and tidied the interior of four
houses during their five days in New Orleans,
starting March 12 and ending Friday. After
they finished, only the shells of the houses
remained. They worked alongside Hands on
New Orleans, an organization based in the
First St. United Methodist Church in New
Orleans that aids in long-term rebuilding of
areas affected by the hurricane. They also
arranged for the group to stay in the church
headquarters. The church, located in a poor,
crime-ridden neighborhood southeast of the
wealthy Garden district, was highly secured.
Workers left only in groups of three, and a
password was needed to get
Student back inside.
ULfe "It was kind of like a fortress,"
Loschak said. "They basically
kept us locked inside."
Loschak shared the church's accom-
modations with 95 other college students
from around the United States and about 10
AmeriCorps volunteers. Everyone stayed in
one large room filled with bunkbeds and slept
onr plastic mattresses. Loschak's feet hung
about 4 inches over the edge of his mattress,
which was about 2 feet wide and 6 feet long.
Even after tossing and turning through
the night, Loschak followed a tight schedule,
waking up each morning at 6 a.m. and starting
work by 8 a.m. He usually worked eight-hour
days. When he returned to the church, cov-
ered in dirt and sweat, he raced to a dry-erase
board on the wall to sign up for a 4-minute
shower. There were three showers for all 106
workers to share.
"If someone took a shower that was 5
minutes, they would be shunned the rest of
the day," Loschak said, laughing at what he
described as friendly chiding.
After cleaning up, Loschak and the other
volunteers relaxed, talked and played cards
and board games. But much like showering,
sleep was coveted after a day of work, and a 10
p.m. lights-out rule was widely enforced.
"Each day we worked a little less hard,"
Loschak said. "It just got harder every single
day because we were more and more tired."
But the rewards of Loschak's work pro-
pelled him. Sometimes the group found small
treasures buried in the ruins, like a collection
of Mardi Gras doubloons and a photo album
they salvaged for one family. Both were found
in the assisted-living home. Flipping through
the pictures helped Loschak connect to the
family, making him feel less like a stranger in


another's home.
More than the treasures he found, Loschak's
biggest reward was the stories locals had to
share. Loschak and other volunteers listened
to their hurricane war stories tales of terror,
confusion, hunger and separation from loved
ones. They watched the storytellers' faces con-
tort withpain of their memories.
"Every time a homeowner would come
down the street, they would tell us some kind
of story like that." Loschak said. "It was so
moving, and it brought so much more mean-
ing to what we were doing."


But for Loschak, the biggest challenge
came at the end of the week, when he packed
up his bags Saturday morning and said good-
bye to fellow volunteers. Prey to pangs of
disappointment, he could not shut off visions
of hundreds of other houses that still need
saving.
"Going on this trip showed me what real
service is," Loschak said. "I hope that any-
body that's never had a chance to actually roll
up their sleeves and do something either does
this or something else. There's still a huge de-
mand for labor."


Photo Courtesy of Halley Mellon
Paul Loschak removes screws from the ceiling of a house in New Orleans on Friday.
Loschak and 10 other UF students traveled to New Orleans for Spring Break.


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By JOEY CHINDAMO
Alligator Writer
jchindamo@alligator.org

In its quest to join the ranks of the top-
ranked public universities, UF lured a faculty
member away from a top-10 institution to
head its graduate school.
Henry Frierson, a professor of educational
psychology and the director of the Research
Education Support Program at the University
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been
hired as UF's new associate vice president
and the dean of the Graduate School.
Frierson will be paid $200,000 a year, ac-
cording to a press release. He will assume
his new position May 1 and succeed interim
Dean Kenneth Gerhardt, who will return to
his post as a professor of audiology, said Steve
Orlando, UF's spokesman;
Though Frierson has been a faculty mem-
ber at UNC since 1974, he said he's excited
about relocating to UF.
UF Provost Janie Fouke said Frierson's
passion for graduate education, mentoring
students and experience with fundraising set
him apart from other applicants.


At UF, Fouke said Frierson will work to
improve training for graduate assistants and
make grant proposals for graduate students.
Though Frierson said he wasn't aware
of recent allegations of graduate student
mistreatment by faculty in UF's sociology de-
partment, he said he is committed to ensuring
all graduate students are treated properly and
given the opportuni-
UF ties.
S, Frierson also
wants to promote
graduate education
to UF's undergraduate students.
"I've been told that the University of
Florida's undergraduates are some of the best
in the country," he said. "I see them as a tre-
mendous pool for future graduate students."
While the date of Frierson's arrival is fast
approaching, his transformation to Gator
status is not yet complete. When asked which
team he was rooting for in the NCAA Division
I men's basketball tournament the Gators
or the Tar Heels Frierson laughed.
"Ill plead the fifth," he said. "I don't want
the people to get mad at me yet."


Walkout will protest war


By JESSICA DaSILVA
Alligator Writer
jdasilva@alligator.org

A student group is encouraging students
to walk out of their classes and march to
Tigert Hall to protest the Iraq war today, a
day after the war's fourth anniversary.
The Gainesville Area Students for a
Democratic Society will demand that the
UF administration issue a public statement
opposing the war on behalf of the student
body, said Joe Richard, the group's spokes-
man.
Tina Steiger, a UF sophomore and a
walkout organizer, said the group will meet
on the Reitz Union Colonnade at 1 p.m.
The other goal of the protest is to ask UF
to be transparent about goverment-spon-


scored research at the university, Steiger
said.
"The government is spending so much
on the war when the reasons aren't even
clear to the student body or U.S. popula-
tion," she said.
"The government is spending
so much on the war when the
reasons aren't even clear to the
student body or U.S. population."
Tina Steiger
UF sophomore/walkout organizer

Richard Gutierrez, an English and his-
tory junior and another walkout organizer,
said the group hopes that at least a couple
hundred students show up.


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Down and dirty

Campaign catfights, now

on YouTube
Y ouTube. It's the favorite Web site of many bored people,
drunk people and high people. Sometimes all three at
the same time. But YouTube has evolved past more
than just a place to watch homemade shorts, old episodes of
Captain Planet and movie trailers sometimes whole mov-
ies.
Now it's a political weapon as well. And the first bullet
has been fired at Democratic presidential candidate Hillary
Clinton.
The 73-second ad portrays Clinton as an Orwellian Big
Brother or should we say Big Sister? figure. The good
guy is, of course, Barack Obama the other Democratic hope-
ful. Well, that's whose Web site appears at the end of the clip.
But who made the video?
Who knows.
One thing about YouTube is that it can be anonymous. The
Internet is a much more accessible domain than TV, and no
group has to identify itself on a YouTube video as a paid po-
litical ad. Even the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth against John
Kerry in 2004 had to take responsibility for its TV spots.
And it's free. "It used to be that unless they bought tens
of millions of dollars in advertising, you weren't going to be
heard," said Simon Rosenberg, president of the Washington-
based New Democrat Network, an influential party advocacy
group. "Now, if an ad catches on, on YouTube or wherever,
and becomes trendy and exciting, it could have just as much
impact," he said.
These conditions are the perfect breeding grounds for
muckraking campaigning. The Obama campaign naturally
denies any connections to the creation of the video. Clinton's
campaign has declined to comment so far. But the damage has
been done, and it wouldn't be surprising if an anti-Obama ad
pops up online over the next few days.
But the worst thing about the advent of the YouTube era?
We bet this will be the dirtiest campaign in history.


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Drink local joe instead of Starbucks


W wednesday morning,
PlannedParenthood
of North Central
Florida will give out free
doses of Plan B.
The emergency contra-
ceptive drug, often referred
to as the "morning-after
pill," normally costs $30.
But as Namrata Uberoi, a
VOX: Voices for Planned
Parenthood public relations
representative says: "Free-
things just raise more aware-
ness."
No denying that.
While everyone who has
sex should use protection,
accidents happen. No deny-
ing that either. So we're glad
that Planned Parenthood will
distribute the pills.
Plan B, a two-pill process,
works like a higher dose
of birth control and can be


started up to 72 hours after
unprotected sex.
Plan B is available over-
the-counter to people 18
and older, but minors must
have a prescription, so we're
also glad VOX will lobby in
Tallahassee to eliminate this
requirement.
This law is just another
aspect of our puritanical and
prudish society. When are
lawmakers going to wake
up to the fact that underage
kids have sex, too? It's not
all sock hops in Pleasantville
anymore.
Planned Parenthood has
handed out Plan B in the
past illegally, since it was
not available over-the-coun-
ter. This form of protest was
successful, and we hope this
year's version will be just as
effective.


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Sey're popping up like daisies. The ultimate corporate
symbol of white, middle-class conformity is taking
over our campus. But I can't say I'm surprised it's
a sad reality that college campuses feel the need to sell out
to companies like Coca-Cola or Pepsi for sources of revenue
from commissions.
It's the same case with Starbucks, and the students are
complicit. We're getting our third on-campus Starbucks
- and hopefully our last. Java City was merely a backup op-
tion for students when their favorite corporate coffee chain
was nowhere in sight. Yes, the coffee at Java City sucked, but
Starbucks isn't much better.
And Starbucks' coffee tastes like cardboard. I don't under-
stand how tasteless lattes and Frappuccinos can be so addict-
ing for so many people. I promise, once you break free from
the lemming-like attachment to Starbucks, you will realize
that there are far tastier options in Gainesville.
Call me a corporation-hating hippie, but Starbucks is a
socially irresponsible company. According to Transfair USA,
the only third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the
United States, about 4 percent of Starbucks coffee is Certified
Fair Trade coffee, meaning coffee farmers are paid fair prices
that allow them to how should I put this? live.
But right across the street from the Library West location,
Deja Brew Cafe inside Target Copy serves only organic Fair
Trade Coffee. D6ja Brew is also environmentally friendly,
using cups made from completely biodegradable materials
- and the coffee actually tastes like coffee.
If you can't stand the whirring of the copy machines,
there's Maude's downtown, which has a much better ambi-
ence than any Starbucks. Or if you're a closet Hare Krishna
like me, you'd enjoy Book Lover's Cafe, with its vegan food
and organic coffee.
Gainesville has plenty of locally owned shops that are


more deserving of your patronage
than that caffeine conglomerate.
But the UF campus is rep-
resentative of every American
city. In Gainesville, there are five
other Starbucks in addition to the
Anuradha Pandey campus locations. But eight stores
letters@alligator.org doesn't seem like enough. If we
really want to be saturated with
bad coffee and have a Starbucks
on every comer, we need at least 10 more. Alas, the company
hasn't lived up to its promise.
The distressing part about the Green Mermaid's take-
over is that we students supposedly wanted it. The Reitz
Union Board of Managers and the Food Service Advisory
Committee, both comprised of students and faculty, asked
for the chain in the Reitz Union Food Court. Though these
groups are not entirely representative of all students, I doubt
there'll be an uproar.
There definitely won'tbe tears like when the Starbucks on
the corner of West University Avenue and 13th Street cosed.
That was a real tragedy, even though there's another store
across the street inside Library West.
It would be too idealistic of me to expect any indignation
on behalf of the student body, and I can't really blame it. In
the end, we want our coffee before that 8:30 a.m. class, and
we don't have time to walk across University Avenue to get
it. We also don't care if all the cities in the United States are
indistinguishable from each other with the same chain stores
in every one.
Think about what you're drinking next time you spend
too much on a flavorless Frappuccino.
Anuradha Pandey is a history junior. Her column appears on
Tuesday.


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Not protesting has consequences, too
I do not understand why Patrick Barrett
would discourage students from protesting
the war in Iraq. Protest always has its place in
political discourse. During the Vietnam War,
the media brought the horrors of war, social
injustice and an involuntary and largely un-
der-trained and unprepared military force
into our homes. Student protests succeeded
by showing the country and the world that
there were citizens of the United States who
did not support the war and our role in it.
More importantly, though, Barrett argues
that continued protest of the war in Iraq
will only strengthen the enemy's position
and prolong the war. Does he not recall that
little war that occurred between World War
II and the Vietnam War? The Korean War
of the early 1950s has long been the war
this country wishes it could forget. If there
were mass protests in the United States by
students or anyone for that matter the
media did not publicize it as they did during
the Vietnam War. For the record, we still have
more than 35,000 soldiers stationed in Korea.
Only now are we considering diverting some


of these troops by sending them to Iraq. So to
Mr. Barrett, I want to say that the war we did
not protest resulted in tens of thousands of
our troops maintaining a presence in Korea,
50 years later. And to all those who intend to
protest the war in Iraq, more power to you.
Let your voices be heard!
Stacey Kroto
4LS



Protest or not, Iraq war will drag on
Barrett claims that protesting might
prolong the war in Iraq on the grounds that
the insurgents might be encouraged by the
thought that Americans are not unanimously
in favor of the war. OK, let's concede that this
is a possibility. Now, it seems to me equally
likely that the absence of protest might be
taken by the insurgents to mean they need
to escalate the level of violence, which would
also presumably prolong the war and make it
bloodier. So it's possible that protesting will
drag out the war, and it's possible that not
protesting will drag out the war.


Unless we have some concrete reason
to think one or the other of these outcomes
is more likely, it seems we have a perfect
stalemate as to the wisdom of protesting. So,
my congratulations go out to Mr. Barrett for
managing to devote an entire column to say-
ing precisely nothing.
David N. Tostenson
UFgraduate student



Protesters not at fault for prolonged war
I was shocked by the cynicism displayed
in Barrett's column Monday. He would have
protesters shoulder the responsibility of pro-
tracting this war without placing any blame
on the politicians who continue to talk about
"staying the course" and "supporting our
troops" like they're the ones in charge.
The last time I checked, most Americans
oppose the war and want us out of Iraq as
soon as possible. Shouldn't the blame for this
conflict fall squarely on the shoulders of the
ones who lied to make us fight and have ig-
nored public sentiment ever since? Isn't there


something tragically undemocratic about this
whole situation?
Mr. Barrett even goes so far-as to place the
blame for an authoritarian regime half the
world away on protesters here in America.
Yes, I'm sure that years of military conflict
and indiscriminate bombings are very effec-
tive at keeping power out of the hands of
tyrants. Clearly, protesters are responsible for
the conditions that make people want to resist
occupying armies and put their future into the
hands of the despot most capable of effectively
doing so.
In all seriousness, I wonder if Barrett is
aware of a recent poll from Iraq showing that
61 percent of responders approve of attacks
on coalition troops. Is this a result of the peace
movement back in the States?
Despite our differences in opinion, I was
quite pleased to read Barrett's piece. He gave
us more publicity than we ever could have
hoped for from the Alligator, and I'm sure not
many people fell for his faulty logic.
Skeet Surrency
member, Gainesville Students for a Democratic
Society


Press release seminar helps groups get news coverage


T hen I speak with student groups, I'm often asked
why the Alligator doesn't cover many organizations'
events and news. Despite the Alligator's nosiness
and extensive spy network, it can't know about everything on
campus. In order for the Alligator to cover something; it has to
know about it. So what does it take to get your news covered?
First and foremost, your news must be newsworthy. The
Alligator doesn't do free advertising. News values include
timeliness, proximity, impact, conflict and unusualness.
New York Sun editor Charles A. Dana put it pithily: News is
"anything that interests a large part of the community and has
never been brought to its attention before."
Other definitions include shifts in the status quo, chang-
ing relationships or disruptive events. But the bottom line is
that news is whatever reporters and editors say it is. In order
to get your story told, you must convince the editors that it's
important.
The best way to make your case is to e-mail or fax a press
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two beforehand. The best time to call is after 5 p.m.
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Reitz gallery offers fledgling artists chance to exhibit


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By LAINEY JOHNSON
Alligator Contributing Writer

Dim lights, white walls and a
catered reception marked the atmo-
sphere in which Sarah Rupert's art
was showcased.
"The gallery" in the Reitz Union
is accepting applications for the
summer and fall 2007 semesters to
give faculty, staff, alumni and stu-
dents -both non-art and art majors
alike the opportunity to showcase
their works.
Chosen pieces will be exhibited
in the gallery, which is located on the
second floor of the Reitz Union, with
a catered reception and funding for
promotional items also provided.
"I know how expensive having
your work exhibited can be when
you're not helped by a provider,"
said Rupert, director of the gallery.
"We make it possible for struggling
students and artists to successfully
showcase their work in a very pro-
fessional manner."
Rupert, a UF senior majoring in
creative photography, had her pho-
tographs showcased in the gallery
for one week earlier this semester in
the exhibit Conventaional Wisdoms,
along with two of her friends, who


are also photo artists. opportunity for us and quite a per-
"Art school puts a lot of empha- sonal experience," Rupert said. "The
sis on exhibition, so it was a great big space gave us a great chance to


put up a lot of work that finished a
thought best illustrated in more than
one piece."


Andrew Stanfill, Alligator
UF creative photography senior Sarah Rupert stands by one of her photographs that was part of the
exhibit Conventional Wisdom, which was on display for a week in "the gallery" in the Reitz Union.


UF alumnus Frank Curtis had
his suitcase installation showcased
in the gallery in February. Each suit-
case in his exhibit was supposed to
reflect changes, events and journeys
in his life.
Curtis said he initially felt inti-
mated before his one-person show
because he didn't think he had
enough artwork to fill the large
space.
On "It turned out the
Campus space accommodated
it perfectly, and the
staff helped me arrange the work
and the lighting," Curtis said.
Interested artists must have im-
ages in slide or digital format and
submit an application, which is
available at www.union.ufl.edu/
gallery.
Application materials can be
dropped off at the Arts and Crafts
Center on the basement floor of the
Reitz Union.
The Art Production Committee,
consisting of Reitz Union faculty
and students, will review submis-
sions April 1. Shows can either be
solo or a group of works based
around a theme.
The deadline for all applications
is March 29, and selections will be
announced by e-mail April 9.
"This is a great chance to see and
exhibit art," Rupert said. "That ben-
efits everybody."


UF RESEARCH

UF offers expanded undergrad research opportunities


By ADRIAN ERLENBACH
Alligator Contributing Writer

Research opportunities used to be reserved
for just graduate students, but lately, more
undergraduates have been moving out of the
classroom and into the lab.
According to a recent CNN report, large
universities, including UF, have been expand-
ing their opportunities for undergraduate
research to raise rankings and entice high-
achieving students.
In recent years, UF has created more pro-
grams devoted to undergraduate research.
Hundreds of undergraduates now perform re-
search every year through programs offered at


UF, such as the University Scholars program,
the Science for Life Program and the McNair
Scholars Program for low-income, first-gen-
eration and minority students.
Mary Brown, a professor in the department
of infectious diseases and pathology, said she
is pleased with the growing interest in under-
graduate research. She has worked with doz-
ens of undergraduates under several different
research programs.
"It's good to have that mixture," she said.
"You interact with people at all levels of pro-
fessional training."
While research is a good resume booster,
Brown said the experience undergraduates
get is the most important advantage to re-


"It's good to have that mixture. You
interact with people at all levels of
professional training."
Mary Brown
UF professor

search because it helps students gain a deeper
understanding of what they want to do.
Ashley Bittner, a UF senior double ma-
joring in history and political science, spent
last summer in England studying the his-
tory of globalization in the University Scholars
Program. She said that while the project gave"
her a firsthand perspective of what historians


do, it also helped her discover that she might
be more interested in other things.
"It made me realize that I needed to take
more time before starting a Ph.D. program,"
she said.
In addition to being a University Scholar
in 2006, that year she was also awarded the
Truman Scholarship, a $30,000 award for un-
dergraduates planning to pursue careers in
public service.
High-achieving students like Bittner are
what make UF's undergraduate research pro-
grams possible, Brown said.
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ate students around," she said. "They are
ready and willing to do graduate-level work."


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Drug-related home-invasion robberies have risen in past 7 months


DRUGS, from page 1


become too comfortable in their
criminal behaviors and put them-
selves in jeopardy.
The danger, he said, is not from
law enforcement but from the deal-
ers' own clients.
"When we say drugs and vio-
lence go together, we're not making
it up," Kameg said. "They do."
Students are selling narcotics
out of their homes only to find their
patrons returning uninvited. Some
victims have been beaten up. Others
have been pistol-whipped.
"Somebody is going to get
killed," Kameg said in an interview
Feb. 28.
On March 3, his premonition be-
came a reality. Eugene A. Robinson,
31, was murdered after a man he
knew from previous drug deals
entered his home with a .45-caliber
handgun and shot him.
Robinson was not a UF student,
but Kameg said the same could eas-
ily happen to anyone dealing drugs.

Risky business
On Nov. 4, UF student Brett
Rampal called police to report that
his apartment on Southwest Ninth
Street had been robbed.
He told officers that when the
suspects arrived, they hit him in the
head with a handgun and shouted,
"Where's the stuff?" according to
the police report. Rampal told police
he used to sell drugs but no longer
did, according to the report.
"It's hard to have sympathy for
them," Kameg said. "Some people
have actually asked us to get their
drugs back for them. If that isn't the
classic 'drugs fry your brain' state-
ment, I don't know what is."
Locating the perpetrators of
such crimes proves difficult. Often
the victims are unable to positively
identify their attackers, Kameg said.
Rampal, for instance, described
the suspects as between three and
six males who ranged in age from 20


to 40 years, were average in height
and weight and were wearing dark
clothes, according to the report.
"You've now described every-
body," Kameg said. "And then they
ask, 'Are you going to solve this
today?'"
Ralph said he thinks these deal-
ers are acting recklessly and break-
ing a chief drug-dealer mantra.
"Don't sell to people you don't
know," he said. "That's the No. 1
rule right there."
But as blasphemous as it may
seem to those with drug-selling ex-
perience, Kameg said he has found
that Rampal isn't the only UF stu-
dent to stray from Ralph's principle.
"We are going to arrest the
victims. I can be no more
clear than that."
Lt. Keith Kameg
GPD spokesman

In mid-February, GPD ar-
rested Jared McCaslin and Demitris
Golston for robbing a student's
apartment on Southwest 23rd
Terrace. They took about $2,000 in
cash and drugs.
Kameg estimates that these rela-
tively small-time criminals are cost-
ing Gainesville residents big bucks.
In police man-hours alone,
the case involving McCaslin and
Golston cost the community about
$9,000, he said. After investigations,
records and court administration
fees, Kameg estimates the commu-
nity will spend between $25;000 and
$40,000 on that case alone.
"Heaven forbid that $25,000
could have been used somewhere
else," he said.
With about 20 similar cases since
May 2006, the burden on taxpayers
has been mounting.

Inside advice
Small-time student dealers
- whom Kameg refers to as "no-
bodies" in the drug world often
believe they are invincible to violent


attacks for two primary reasons:
They feel comfortable with their cli-
entele, and they think robbers only
go after the big fish.
Kameg knows better.
"Ifyou think there is any honor in
drug users and drug dealers, you're
sadly mistaken," he said. "They will
turn on you for anything. Most of
our informants are your clients."
That's a lesson that a UF student
named Adam has learned during
his college years. He spoke anony-
mously due to the nature of his com-
ments but admitted he has smoked
marijuana every day for three years
and briefly sold pot at one point.
He used to live with a friend who
sold drugs, and he was exposed
daily to the drug-dealing world.
But after watching his roommate
invite strangers into his apartment
to conduct shady transactions and
after contemplating the consequenc-
es of being caught, Adam decided
he'd stick with consumption and
leave distribution to others.
"If you're in college and you
haven't been arrested and you're
going to one of the top universities
in the country, come on it's not
worth it," he said. "Let the Santa Fe
kids sell you pot."

Sobering consequences
The illegal sale of drugs is an au-
tomatic felony, as is the possession
of certain amounts of drugs.
But the fall-out can impact a
dealer's future even if no prison
time is served. If a UF student is
charged with a drug-related felony,
he or she will likely face a minimum
punishment of suspension, said
Associate Dean of Students Paige
Crandall. After a university judicial
procedure, if it is cear that the stu-
dent has committed serious illegal
acts, he or she might be expelled,
Crandall said.
"Expulsion is the strongest sanc-
tion we have," she said. "Expulsion
means you will never come back to
the University of Florida, and you
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Suspension is not much better.
A suspended student likely loses all
financial assistance and can reapply
to the university only after a certain
number of semesters, depending on
the specific punishment. .
"If you have nothing, you lose
nothing,"Kameg said. "Butifyou're
a 20-year-old junior in college, good
luck getting a job with that on your
record. This is not a joke."
Kameg said he is fed up with the
rise in home-invasions, and as the
head of the department's Violent
Crimes Taskforce, he has decided to
investigate the victims and, when-
ever possible, charge them with
every crime he can.
"We are going to arrest the vic-
tims," Kameg said. "I can be no


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more dear than that."
Lt. Bart Knowles, GPD com-
mander in charge of narcotics,
agreed.
"If they are physically in posses-
sion of narcotics, we're not just going
to sweep it under the table," he said.
"It's not just going to go away."
But the real priority for law
enforcement, Kameg said, is not ar-
resting petty pot sellers. Its protect-
ing them from their own high-risk
behaviors. In many of the recently
reported home invasions, victims
have voluntarily let their attackers
through the door, thinking they are.
friendly customers. Kameg said his
fear is that Robinson's murder will
notbe the last of its sort
"(Next time) we might be re-
sponding to the death of a college
kid," he said.


Kirby thankful for 2nd chance


Friends remember kindness, spontaneity

DEATH, from page I


JEOPARDY, from page 1

"I'm never going to be able to get
that music out of my head for the
rest of my life," said Kirby's wife,
34-year-old Beth Kirby
Kirby made the decision to try
out for the game show when audi-
tions were offered online this year,
he said. He had participated in brain
bowls during high school.
Now a teacher at Suwannee
High School in Live Oak, said he re-
learned a lot of information he had
forgotten by teaching humanities,
a job he said draws on his former
experience as an Alligator sports
writer. At the Alligator, he went by
J.L. Kirby, but he said that "with
Jeopardy!,' I went with what my
mom called me (amey) because I
was on television."
Friday's tie was the doing of
the player in the lead, Scott Weiss


of Walkersville, Md. When Kirby
and the other competitor, Anders
Martinson of Union City, Calif., both
had $8,000 in Final Jeopardy!, Weiss
must have assumed they would risk
it all, Kirby said. He onlybet enough
to tie them. They all answered cor-
rectly and evened the scores.
"I wouldn't have had a chance to
be there if Scott hadn't given me that
second chance," Kirby said.
The epoi-
Around sode became a
G inesville s
Gainesvile YouTube.com
phenomenon
that generated conspiracy theories.
As of Monday, the clip had more
than 250,000 views and more than
300 comments.
And the fans weren't the only
ones surprised. After the Final
Jeopardy! results were revealed
Friday, Alex Trebek responded with,
"Aha ... the first time ever, a three-
way tie."


Sophomore Anika Navaroli, who worked
with McIntosh in UF's FACES Modeling
Troupe, called her "the most fun-loving girl
you'll ever meet in your life."
Friends agreed, describing her as adven-
turous, creative, spontaneous and kind.
When not in class, Samuels said, McIntosh
liked to model, go to the mall and eat sushi.
Her ultimate goal was to become the
fashion editor for Vogue magazine.
News of her crash shocked her friends
and left her family in tears.
Her boyfriend, UF student Logan Scott,
was too upset to talk about McIntosh on
Monday.
"I thought it wasn't real," Samuels
said about hearing the news. "This has to
be wrong, you know what I mean? It just
couldn't be true. It couldn't be true."
Some of McIntosh's friends changed their
Facebook pictures to shots of her striking a
pose in front of a blue sky or smiling in a
stylish white dress.
Others used a picture that showed her
with angel wings and a halo.
The words above read, "Forever in Our
Hearts."


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UF a better university
\Wednesdav
is National
Agriculture Day.
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casion Id like to
explain ho%- the
Institute of Food
and Agricultural
Sciences. or IFAS.
helps make LUF
one of the nation' i Cee
Jimmy Cheek
top public univer-
siMies.
IFAS is comprised of the College
of Agricultural and Life Science,.
the Florida Agricutural Experiment
Station and the Florida Cooperative
Extension Service. These three entities
prpo ide education. research and public
outreach. respecJuvel\ .
Many universities do not hai v
comparable programs. UF ind Florida
A&R are Florida's onk lind-grant
instiutions. Br fedcrlr lia. they are
responsible ifor supporting the rsttes
griculrural and natural resource
industries, which have a $9-.T billion
annual cconomlc impact.


extension service and 19 research
and demonstration sites. A non Web
site. Solutions for Your l.itf www.
solutionsforyourlife.com.. pro ides
vast onluaI resources to state residents.
The College of Agricultural and
LLif Sciencres boasts the sixth-largest
undergraduate enrollment and fourth-
largest graduate enrollment of any
college of irs rvpe nationMide.
In research. IFAS is among the 20
restitutions worldwide publishing the
most scientific papers on agriculture
and natural resources topics.
IFAS helps make lIF a national
leader in academic disciplney such as
genetics. food safety alternative energy.
climate change, organic agriculture.
nutrition. aquaculture, invasive specie
management, emerging pathogens.
growth management and water quality y.
And our faculty dill collaborate
with UF experts from across campus.
via new interdisciplinary programs
such as the LIF Genetics Institute, Wa-
ter Institute and the Florida Institurl
for Sustainable Energy.
For all these reasons and many
more, IFAS' faculty, staff and student
will take special pride in their work
tomorrow. Bur every day they strive
to make Florida a better place to live
and UF one of the nation's best public
universities.
Jimmy G. Cheek
Senior Vice President
Agrriculture a,;d Nznral Reourrner


UF's diverse campus eateries sure to satisfy any hunger


Suppose you just got out of class. You're
starving and must eat before you head to
your next class.
Where do you go?
Or, imagine you're working and a col-
league from across campus calls to suggest
you get together for a quick lunch.
Where do you meet?
The answer to each of these questions
depends on where you are on campus and
how much time you have.
The University of Florida offers so many
diverse choices, there's no need look any
further the next time you're searching for
something to eat.
If you're close to the Reitz Student
Union, you're in luck. Gator Dining
Services features many of the popular na-
tional fast-food restaurants like Wendy's,
Subway and Taco Bell on the second
floor. You can grab a quick bite and head
outside to a scenic area like the North
Lawn or take a minute to relax in the
open food court.
For more international fare, try


Capeesh for traditional Italian or the
Asian-inspired Noodle Bar.
When you're tired of fast food but still
want something quick, try the Orange &
Brew. On the ground floor of the Reitz
Student Union just steps away from the
duck pond, you can
enjoy a fresh panini
sandwich or savory T vi
soup inside the cozy and
pub or take a cup of
Starbucks coffee out- visit th
side on the patio under
an umbrella. www.bsd.
You'll still have time
to satisfy your sweet
tooth. Freshens, also on the ground floor,
offers ice cream with different toppings,
parfaits, frozen yogurt and fruit smoothies.
If you care for a longer lunch and want
a change of pace, take the elevator to the
fourth floor. At the Arredondo Room, you
get an all-you-can-eat buffet, salad, soup
and a drink for $6.29. Take in sweeping
views of the campus skyline on the balcony

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tion to include a in,', phonr number anId
e-mail. Events, dates, times and programs
are subject to change.


March 20
2 p.m., "Phenylketonuria: Gene Therapy, En-
zyme Therapy, or?" Philip J. Laipis, Cancer &
Genetics Research Complex, Room C/G 101
5 p.m., "Reframing the Erotic: Literary Change
in Hindi, 1900-1930," Valerie Ritter, Grinter Hall,
Room 471
March 22
Noon, 'Oxygen Sensing and the Evolution of
Neural Circuits," Mario de Bono, McKnight
Brain Institute, DeWeese Auditorium
4 p.m.. "Comparative Physiology of Arterial
Wave Reflections," Wilmer Nichols, Florida
Gym, Room 35


and enjoy selections like Salisbury steak
and salmon pasta alfredo.
Closer to the east side of campus? Head
over to The Fresh Food Company at Bro-
ward Dining Center. A good place to find
healthier options, diners may select from a
variety of entrees like
tropical lime tilapia at
nenus the Latin Kitchen or
u rs, oven-roasted turkey at
the American Bistro.
Neb at Choices like the
grilled Portobello
edu/dining burger and vegetable
jambalaya at the Vegan
Corner helped UF
make the Peta2 list of the most vegetar-
ian-friendly universities in the country.
Breakfast is $5.43 and lunch or dinner is
$7.43. Students with a meal plan simply
slide their Gatorl cards. Faculty and staff
now have a similar option with their own
membership plan.
For a less expensive, outdoor vegetarian
option, try the buffet served every weekday
by the Hare Krishna Student Center on the
lawn at the Plaza of the Americas. Enjoy
homemade vegetarian choices, usually with
curry, salad with almond dressing, and co-
conut cake for a suggested donation of $3.
You don't have to make that long trek
up the hill when you're hungry and down
by Shands Hospital. Eat at Einstein Bros.
Bagels or Chick-fil-A on the recently reno-
vated Sun Terrace. There is also another
food court northeast of the atrium on the
first floor, where you can choose from
Pizza Inn, TCBY or Wendy's.
If you're going toward the park-and-ride
lot near Southwest 34th Street and want
something more upscale, try the Camellia
Court Cafi at the Harn Museum of Art.
Spinach-stuffed mushrooms or crab cakes
may satisfy your hunger for under $10.
To view menus and hours, visit the Web
at www.bsd.ufl.edu/dining.
By Panagiota Papakos

March 26
4:05 p.m., "'The Effects of Vitamin K on Bone Min-
eral Density," Jessica Kroll, CSE E121 Building
University Auditorium
March 20
7:30p.m., Kyle Rowan, composition recital
March 21
5:30 p.m., John Jenkins, trombone recital
7:30 p.m., Melissa Beard, vocal recital
March 22
7:30 p.m., Jazz Band concert
March 23
12:50 p.m., School of Music convocation
3 p.m., Sen. John Kerry






TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, ADVERTISEMENT, 11


$80,000 scholarship aiding doctoral student's butterfly research


Limited research budgets are a thing of
the past for Emily Saarinen.
That's because the University of Florida
doctoral candidate is the recipient of an
$80,000 research scholarship from the Canon
National Parks Science Scholars Program.
Saarinen is one of eight researchers in
North and South America to be awarded the
prestigious scholarship, which is sponsored
by Canon U.SA. Inc., the U.S. National
Park Service and the American Association
for the Advancement of Science.
The grant has allowed Saarinen to pres-
ent her research at various conferences, pay
her two assistants, and cover her lab and
field costs.
"The grant is an absolute dream come
true," said Saarinen, whose research centers
on discovering .
why the Miami
blue butterfly, a '-
once-prominent li
species in the
coastal counties of
South Florida, has
recently become
endangered.
"We hope that The once-prominent -
our work with the Miami blue butterfly is
Miami blues will now endangered.



Kerry to speak
at town hall forum
Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., will be on
the University of Florida campus on March
23 to take part in a town hall forum and
question-and-answer session on U.S.
involvement in Iraq beginning at 3 p.m. in
the University Auditorium.
Tickets to the free
event will be issued
on a first-come, first-
served basis at the
Phillips Center for
the Performing Arts.
Only one ticket per
person will be given -
out. UF faculty, staff
and students with
valid Gatorl identi- Sen. John Kerry
fiction cards may
pick up tickets in person at the box office
beginning at noon today. Tickets for the
general public will be available at the box
office beginning at noon Wednesday.
Kerry is the current chairman of the
Senate Small Business Committee. He
has served 19 years on the Senate Foreign
Relations Committee and has experience
in national security issues in the areas of

7:30 p.m., Stephanie Smith, organ recital
Marcl24
4 p.m., Kama Rasmussen, piano recital
March 25
4 p.m., Gainesville Chamber Orchestra's
"Musical Menageries"
March 26
7:30 p.m., Eddie Neiman, piano recital
Florida Museum of Natural History
March 22
5 p.m., Museum Nights, "Can You Dig It?"
featuring UF Department of Geology and
Gainesville Gem and Mineral Society


serve as a model organism for other endan-
gered species," she said.
Her study focuses on discovering the
factors that have caused the species to
disappear so quickly. During the 1960s,
there were populations of Miami blue but-
terflies in 16 counties in South Florida, but
by the 1990s, the species was considered
extinct. In November 1999, two naturalists
discovered one last population in the Bahia
Honda Key State Park.
"We are especially interested in creating
a model for butterflies and other inverte-
brates since there is such limited research
on them," she said.
Saarinen is specifically interested in
exploring the role that inbreeding has had
on the species. Using samples from historic
Miami blue butterflies preserved in the
Florida Museum, Saarinen compares the ge-
netic makeup of historic butterflies with the
molecular DNA of the population currently
living in the state park. Because inbreeding
reduces the genetic diversity of a species, it
could be one of the explanations for why the
species has deteriorated so quickly.
A team oflepidopterists, researchers
who study moths and butterflies, has suc-
cessfully raised 25,000 Miami blue butter-
flies in the McGuire Center in Gainesville.



terrorism and weapons of mass destruction.
Kerry also ran in the 2004 election as the
Democratic presidential candidate against
President George W. Bush.
The forum is sponsored by ACCENT
Speakers Bureau. For more information,
call 352-392-1665, ext. 306, or visit the
Web at www.sg.ufl.edu/accent, or e-mail
accent@sg.ufl.edu.
Harn's Family Day offers
new look at African art
Visitors to the Harn Museum of Art's
Family Day on Saturday will discover com-
mon elements that connect international
contemporary artwork and create artwork
inspired by the African exhibitions cur-
rently on display.
"A New View: Contemporary African
Art" will examine African art from past and
present through the exhibition "Continuity
and Change: Three Generations of Ethio-
pian Artists," specifically looking at the
mixed media pieces by Zerihun Yetmgeta
titled "Wax and Gold" and "Yesterday and
Today." Following the tour and discussion,
guests will create their own contemporary
artwork through segmented panel self-por-
traits using fabric, fabric pens and wood.
Family Day runs from 1 to 4 p.m. Ad-
March24
1 p.m., Family Day, "A New View: Contempo-
rary African Art"
Galleries
"In the House: Domestic Arts from the Horn
of Africa," through Aug. 24, Grinter Gallery;
reception, 7 p.m., March 30, University and
Focus galleries
Harn Museum of Art
"Art ofthe Ethiopian
Highlands from the Harn
Museum Collection,"
through May 6
"IMAGinING TOBIA," through May 6


Jaret Daniels
Emily Saarinen works in the Miami blue
laboratory at the McGuire Center. The cups
contain nickerbean, the foodplant for cater-
pillars and Miami blue caterpillars.

Since 2006, Saarinen and several other
UF researchers have been periodically re-
leasing the butterflies in Biscayne National
Park in hopes that they will eventually
spark a new colony of butterflies there.
"Our ultimate goal is to restore the
Miami blue butterfly so that it doesn't need
our help to survive," Saarinen said.
By Mindy Morris


mission is free. For more information, call
352-392-9826 or visit www.harn.ufl.edu
on the Web.
U.S. circuit judge
to speak at law college
U.S. Circuit Judge Rosemary Barkett
of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals will
deliver the 2007 Dunwody Distinguished
Lecture in Law at 11 a.m. Friday in the
Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom
at the University of Florida Levin College
of Law.
Barkett, who earned her J.D. from UF
in 1970, was the first woman justice on the
Florida Supreme Court, sitting as an associ-
ate justice from 1985 to 1992. In 1992, she
became the state's first woman to serve as the
chief justice of that court.
As the first woman in the state's Su-
preme Court, Barkett encountered a num-
ber of unusual problems. One issue was her
official title. Justices traditionally had been
addressed as "Mr. Justice." Barkett, how-
ever, said she simply preferred to be called
"Justice Barkett." The other justices on the
court dropped the "Mr." from their titles.
In 1994, Barkett resigned from the court
when President Bill Clinton named her to
the U.S. 11" Circuit Court of Appeals.
Phillips Center
March 20-25
7:30 p.m., "Mamma Mia!"
March 24-25
2 p.m., "Mamma Mia!"
March 27
7 p.m., Black Female Extravaganza
March 28
7:30 p.m., Jacar6 Brazil
March 30
7:30 p.m., "Madame Butterfly"
March 31
7:30 p.m., AntiGravity


HPC Center doubles
its computing capacity
The High Performance Comput-
ing Center at the University of Florida
now has 1,600 CPUs to better serve the
high-performance computing needs of
UF researchers. This number is up from
800 in 2006.
The HPC Center is the result of
a facuhy-driven effort to bring state-
of-the art computing resources to all
faculty and their research groups. The
effort was started in 2003 with a 400
CPU cluster. The center's computing
power since has grown significantly.
The CPU cluster supports work in a
number of areas. These range from gene
matching to protein folding to chemi-
cal structure. The cluster is also key to
chemical engineering and to studies of
fluid dynamics. structural mechanics
and computer networks.

Involvement Portfolio
aids resume building
For students drafting resumes who
have difficult remembering all the
activities they have taken part in at the
University of Florida. the Involvement
Portfolio may help.
The Involvement Portfolio is provid-
ed by the Reitz Srudenr Union to help
students keep track of their involvement
in activities through the use of an ongo-
ing online log. The service is available to
any student with a valid Gatorlink name
and passvord.
After making entries in the log.
students car, organize the portfolio by
placing each activity under one of the
broad categories provided on the \Web --
site. This allows students to quickly
organize the information for a resume
and provides them with a useful tool to
identify weak areas in their involvement.
To access the Involvement Portfolio.
visit www.union.ufl.edu/involvement/
portfolio on the \hb.

Reitz board taking
committee applications
Student applications for Reirz
Student Union Board committees will
be accepted until 5 p.m. \Wednesdav in
Room 330 of the Reitz Student Union.
Student board members get hands-
on experience in programming, event
-planning and publicity by working on
any of the five committees: live music;
lecturers/comedians; special events: film.
and public relations.
Applications are available online at
www.union.ufl.edu/rub or in Room
330 of the Reitz Student Union.



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*SICK OF SHARING A BATHROOM?*
Get your own this fall!
2Br/2Ba flats, *3Br/3Ba townhms
FREE Tanning, W/D, 24hr gym
PC Lab, Gated, All Amenities, Pt Friendly
Leasing for FALL*377-2777
4-25-72-1

NEED ROOMMATES?!
All Inclusive 3's and 4's
FREE Roommate Matching
FREE Cable, Utilities, Intemet
FREE Furn, Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route!
4-25-72-1

Just Bring Your Clothes
Preleasing Huge 2&3 Beds
Cable *W/D*Pool*Gym*Pets Ok
All we need is you! 372-8100
www.greenwichgreen.net
4-25-72-1

1, 2, 3, 4BR Apts.
www.ApartmentslnGainesville.com
4-25-72-1

GET YOURS!
Furnished Luxury @ Its Finest
PC lab New 24 hr GYM*
Located in the heart of G'ville!
From $499 352-271-3131
4-25-72-1

Roll Out of Bed & Into Class
$469 $499 Gets you all this!
Fully Furnished, Free Ethernet, Free Cable
w/HBO, FREE UTILITIES, W/D,
Roommate match. 379-9300
4-25-724

School Is Stressful
We're the Cure,
Spots avail Now/Jan/Fall!
2/2*3/3*4/4 Spacious Suites
All Inclusivel All Luxury!
Time to make the move...
LexingtonCrossingUF.com
...and start living! 373-9009
4-25-72-1

"BEST OF THE BEST*
FREE Cable w/HBO & Showtime
FREE GRU Ethernet*FREE Tanning
FREE Alarm*FREE cable tv in kitchen*
24 hr gym *2/2 & 3/3 luxury suites
Limited Space! From $510/per 374-FUNN
4-25-72-1


I For Rent
furnished


Super Clean Studio
Walk to Shands
Annual lease
As low as $375 monthly
Incl all utilities Phone 336-9836
4-25-72-2

THE MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET
Luxury 1/1 and 3/21
Starting at $789! Leasing NOWAND FALL!
Pets Welcome *Full Size W/D
Close to Campus*Access to Luxury Amen.
Don't let your future home get away,
Stop by and see us today! 352-367-9910
4-25-72-1

*LA MANCHA CONDOS*
Walk to campus 4BR/1.5BA. Pre-lease now to
lock in August rate. Utils included. $450/mo.
Call 278-9347 www.lamanchacondos.com
3-22-53-1

COLLEGIATE LIVING ORGANIZATION
Spring leases available incl until, eth, meals
& parking. Only 1 block from campus. 377-
4269. $315/mo !! 4-25-69-1

Closer to Class than the Dorms!
Furnished, All-Inclusive Townhouses:
10 steps to UF classes! Specials
@TheCourtyards.net 4-25-58-1
LA MANCHA 914 SW 8th Ave.Walk to cam-
pus pool/laundry; free utilities, cable and dsl
all for $425 per room; 2 rooms available. Call
352-284-7304 3-29-30-1

LA MANCHA-WALKTO UF
8th Avenue. Rooms available May
Prelease now LOW FALL RATES
Utilities/internet/cable included
$450 per month 904-859-7524
3-22-20-1

HUGE- Private 3BI3BA
Looking for Fall Renters
New Carpet, A/C, Washer/Dryer
Fully Furnished
Bike to UF, easy bus route
Stay close, yet Private
2 pools, Volleyball courts
Individual Leases
Located: ROCKWOOD VILLAS
Only $375/room
Call-772.713.1614
3-23-14-1

Spacious UTW 4/4 Condos!!!!
Less Than I Mile From UFII!I
Prvt baths Utility credit $425 mo.
Call now- 954-651-1864
3-22-10-1


1 I For Rent
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ROOM FOR RENT
Lg master suite in new home; 15 min to VA,
Shands & UF. NS professional only. All util,
cable TV & wireless internet incl. $495/MO
376-7632 3-21-5-1

If you would like to contribute to building a
home for homeless school children in our
community, please call Ken at 352-339-
1746. 4-25-29-1

For rent: Furnished 2BR/2BA apt. 3rd floor
in Treehouse Village. Super-quiet. Incl W/D.
$750/mo 850-621-0010 3-26-5-1

LUXURIOUS VICTORIA STATION CONDO.
2BR/2.5BA. Avail for year lease. Less
than 1 mile to UF. 3 bus rts. W/D in unit.
$950/mo. Call 954-242-4633 or email
kvabraham@aol.com 3-26-5-1

For Rent
Sunfurnished

*QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1BR apt. $345/mo.
01BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901. 4-25-72-2

3BR ACROSS FROM UF
Avail FALL, Pets ok
Vaulted ceilings, open late
From ONLY $490/BR!!
371-7777 collegeparkuf.com
4-25-72-2

LYONS SPECIAL
$99 1st month's rent
377-8797
4-25-72-2.

WAKE UP & WALK TO UF
Studios, 1 & 2 bedroomsfor fall
Starting @ $554
Pet friendly, Pool
*Come See Us! Open Late 372-7111*
4-25-72-2

I HUGE Floorplans I
Leasing Now & Fall Open wkends!
1 from $629 2 from $689
3 from $829 Pools! Pets ok
Bike to UF 335-7275 4-25-72-2

BE THE FIRST-LIVE EXCLUSIVELY
BRAND NEW LUXURY IN DOWNTOWN
Reserve for now or fall Studios & 3/3s
Cable*lnternet*W/Ds*Wood Floors
Only 12 left -will not last! 338-0002
4-25-72-2


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Apartments off SW 20th Ave. Close to shop-
ping, bus line and a few miles from UF. Price
range $425 to $525. Includes water, sewer,
garbage and pest control. Sorry no pets al-
lowed. Call 335-7066 Mon-Fri. 4-25-72-2

I Move in Today or Fall
Walk/Bike to UF Pets ok
Affordable rates from $540!
Great pools/courtyardsl
Open wkends 372-7555 4-25-72-2

Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60
second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House
charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included.
Wood floors. With Parking. By Private
Owner. 538-2181 Iv message 4-25-72-2

Don't Sweat the Small Stuffl
Move into a LARGE 3BR today!
Pool, Alarm, Free UF Parking
Pinetreegardens.com 352-376-4002
4-25-72-2

Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 sec-
ond walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer
included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish.
Short term available. Private Owner. $595-
up. 352-538-2181. Lv msg 4-25-72-2

SLEEP IN, GET TO CLASS ON TIME
Close to UF!!!
Luxury 1/1, 2/2 flats & 3/3 TH
FREE cable HBO/Show & Tanning
Gated Alarms Pet Friendly
Oxford Manor, 377-2777
4-25-72-2

**New Luxury Villas**
Fenced yard perfect for pets!
HUGE 1, 2 & 3BRs with W/D
FREE Cable w/HBO/Showtime*
Alarm Tanning from $510
Limited Space*374-3866
4-25-72-2

-** ELLIE'S HOUSES *-k
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
352-215-4990 4-25-72-2

2 BR ACROSS FROM UFI
W/D, private bath, LUXURY!
Pets welcome, monitored alarm
open late and weekends!
371-7777 collegeparkuf.com
4-25-72-2


For Rent
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SIGN A LEASE, WIN A PS3!
Luxury 1, 2, and 3s!
Cable*Tanning*Gated*Sauna
24-Hr Gym*Ask for Furn and RMM
Leasing NOW and FALL! (352) 335-4455
4-25-72-2

*NOW LEASING FOR FALL*
1BR $639, 2BR $739, 3BR $929
Great location*Spacious*lncludes some utils'
Alarms*Park FREE @ UF*Pets welcome
www.SpanishTrace.org 373-1111
4-25-72-2

TREMENDOUS TOWNHOMES
2/2 & 3/3 townhomes Avail Summer/Fall '07
Cable w/HBO, tanning, gym
Private Dog Park*All the extras!
Call for specials 377-2801
4-25-72-2

Get yours before it's gone!
Spacious 1, 2, 3, or4BR close to UF.
Includes water, sewer, 2 pools,
On-site laundry, gym, & we love pets!
Call 376-2507 or www.BivensCove.com
4-25-72-2

THE LUXURY YOU WANT...
AT THE PRICE YOU NEED
Remodeled HUGE 2 & 3 Beds
Cable*W/D*Tanning* We Love Pets
Why spend more? 372-8100
4-25-72-2

We've got BIG ONESI!!
Huge 1, 2, & 3 BRs
Great bus route, Pets welcome
ONLY 1.3 miles to UF
377-7401 www.boardwalkapt.com
4-25-72-2

Be the BIGGEST on the block!
1 or 2bdr this FALL. We love ALL pets!
Pool, Gym, Park @ UF, Bball, Tennis
Call 4 Specials! 352-332-7401
4-25-72-2

STUDIO APT
60 sec walk to UF. Short term avail. 1 or 2
rooms $425 & up. Call 352-538-2181 4-
25-72-2

We Love Pets
1,2,&3 BR Flats w/Screened Porches
FREE Alarm*FREE Tanning*W/D
Gated Entry*Cyber Cafe*Pool w/ Sundeck
24hr Gym & Sauna*Only 1.5 miles to UF
Hurry, they won't last long"372-0400
4-25-72-2


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5 Real Estate 10 For Sale


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not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. All employment opportunities advertised herein are subject to the laws which prohibit discrimina-
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TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007 8 ALLIGATOR, 13


Live at a Legend!
The Polos of Gainesville
will give you the best college experience
with Spacious Apartments, Three Pools
with Jacuzzis, HUGE Gym, Billiards Room,
and many more amenities! Minutes from UF,
shopping and Shands. On all major RTS
bus routes. All at a rate that won't break
your bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656
4-25-72-2


Affordable & Quiet Living
-1 & 2 BR Apartments ~
Close to UF and Shands,
Butler Plaza, Great Dining
$549-$835 Call 376-1248
4-25-72-2

GOT SPACE
We do! Currently leasing
1,2,3, & 4BRs for FALL
Pool, Alarm, Free UF Parking!
pinetreegardens.com 352-376-4002
4-25-72-2

MINUTES FROM UF!!!
3/3's from only $486 per Bdrm
4/4's from only $452 per Bdrm
FREE Cable w/ HBO/ SHOWTIME
FREE Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route!
4-25-72-2

FORGET YOU HAVE ROOMMATES!
Huge 4BR townhomes w/W/D. 1662 sq.ft.
FREE gym membership and FREE cable!
352-332-7401 4-25-72-2

LIVE THE GOOD LIFE
Without breaking the bank!!!
1, 2, & 3BRs for now or Fall
ONLY 1.3 miles to UF
377-7401 www.boardwalkapt.com
4-25-72-2

Live in Luxury
*Leasing Now and Janl*
2/2*3/3*4/4
Ind. Lease* All Inclusive
373-9009
4-25-72-2

Sign a lease, Win a PS3!
Luxury 2/2 and 3/2!
Cable*Tanning*Gated
24-Hr Gym*Furn Avail
Leasing Now and Fall! 367-9910
4-25-72-2


1st MONTH FREE
1 BR Villas Starting @ $499. Please call: 352-
375-3077 or 352-373-2818 4-25-72-2

BIG AND CHEAP
2/1.5 apt 1100 sq ft $650
3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $725
1800 NW 4th St. Over 20 houses also
available 373-4423 www.maximumre.com
8-15-168-2


ACTION REALTY
Furnished apartments close to UF
Individual bedroom leases
Semeseter leases
$399 -$725
www.Action-realtors.com
352-331-1133 3-30-54-2

*www.LiveNearCampus.com*
See virtual tours, photos, specials, floorplans
online! From: Studios $565, 1BR $689, 2BR
$779, 4BR $469/rm. ALL just steps from UF
4-25-72-2.

3BR/2BA Triplex-1 block from campus.
Major reduction in rent
to lease up immediately
Looking Glass Apartments
111 NW 16th St. Office 376-1111
4-26-72-2

Available in April
Walk to UF Studio $390
1 Br $450 2 Br house $550
Gore-Rabell Realty 378-1387
www.gore-rabell.com 4-25-65-2

2BR Wood floors
Across from UF!
Pets welcome
Open weekends and late
371-7777 collegeparkuf.com
4-25-60-2

MOVE IN TODAY
Walk to UF!
Studios & 1 bedrooms
From only $699
Open Weekends 371-7777
4-25-60-2

Large room in NW home. Great neighbor-
hood. $400/mo includes utils, DSL, DVR,.
no pets. Prefer mature, responsible non-
smoker. Avail now, flexible. Call Scott 335-
8209 3-22-45-2


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LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!
Live downtown & have it all!
Spacious studios, 1/1s, 2/2s, & 3/3s
W/Ds*Huge Closets*We Love Pets!
Going fast don't miss outl 338-0002
4-25-58A2

Save $$$! Move-in TODAY!
2BR, 3BR or 4BR Ask about our 2006 rates!
376-2507 or www.bivenscove.com
4-25-65-2

BLOCKS TO UF03BR houses from $1400
*4BR houses from $160003BR patio
homes from $130004BR patio homes from
$16000 1-2BR apts from $475 Ample park-
ing. DalyProperties.com, Carol 377-3852
3-30-39-2

**LUXURY APTS**
CLOSEST TO CLASS
2BR/2BA available for Fall
www.LookingGlassApartments.com
111 NW 16th St. #1. Call 376-1111
4-25-56-2

Historic Duckpond
1 BR/1 BA in vintage house. Hardwood floors.
W/D Quiet area, large yard. 3 blocks to
downtown. 304 NE 6th Street. $525/MO
379-4952 Available April or May 3-26-30-2

1BR & 2BR/1BA apts with W/D, cent H/AC,
DW, ceramictile, private patio. Pets arranged.
Off SW 34th St. Near bus route. From
$630/mo. 377-1633 www.lenoxcomer.com
4-2-33-2

1 BED and STUDIOS
ACROSS FROM UF
Wood floors, pets ok
Open late and weekends
371-7777 collegeparkuf.com
4-25-62-2

SW 20th AVE CONDO
2BR/2.5BA. Perfect for Roommates.
Pool, bus route, W/D, $800/mo
904-382-0286 3-30-29-2

*ABSOLUTE LUXURY*
2/2 Town Homes & 3/3 Flats
FREE Water *Cable Tanning* Gym
Roomate match available
Leasing Now/Fall 379-9255
4-25-20-2


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www.10houses.com
2 & 3BR houses for August in quiet areas.
cute, clean, cent. H/AC, W/D, wood floors,
nice yards. Bike to UF. $775-$1300 email
nancy@10houses.com or call 352-336-6116
4-2-25-2

*Cozy 2/2 rental: Haile Village*
Avail April Contact: 352-337-1740
$1200. Large, Sunny, Bright, & Many
Upgrades. Walk 2 cafes, stores & restau-
rantsMany running trails! Pets Allowed 3-
29-20-2

1 BIk to UF. 1017 SW 1st Ave., 2BR/2.5BA
townhouse. Lg. kit, parking, W/D, DIW,
over 1100 sqft. Avail. Aug 1. Call 333-0800.
3-30-15-2

2158 sq ft 4/3 home rent/sale NW Gville mins
from campus. Appliances stay, remodeled,
wd firs, 2 car gar, deck, 1/2 acre, beautiful
landscaping, low utils, fenced. $1,550/m,
$2K SD. 3120 NW 31st Blvd, 352 466-0358
4-12-30-2

MASTER BR W/BA IN 4BR/3BA HOUSE
5 mins to SFCC & 10 mins to UF.
Low utilities divided by 4. W/D, RTS bus
routes. $325/mo. Short term leases avail-
able Small pet okay. 352-428-0500 Evan.
3-30-20-2

Houses, Duplexes, condos or Townhouses
Walk/Bike/Bus to campus. Neat, clean,
good quality. Visit www.gatorpads.com for
available units or call 284-0316 or 281-0733
4-25-36-2

Space, Solitude and Disposable Income
Beautiful, Spacious home on wooded land-
scaped lot, 8rms + 400 sq ft porch. 3BR/1BA,
bike to UF, W/D, $1270 + util. No pets.
Available August. 275-1259 4-2-20-2

*0 DOWNTOWN 2BR/1BA w/loft available
March. $600/mo 0 ALSO GARAGE/STUDIO
APARTMENT. Avail in April. $390/mo. Off-
street parking central. 1st + last + deposit.
Call 373-6551 3-20-10-2
House 3BR/1.5BA, large screened private
porch, alarm, W/D, close to downtown,
$900/mo. $2400 down. Call 352-466-7091
3-20-10-2

Beautiful 3BR/2BA house for rent next to
Butler Plaza. $995/mo. 352-359-4438 3-
20-10-2

Available Aug 1st. Several large older hous-
es nuear UF. Students/pets ok. Year lease.
Low rents. 352-371-9409 3-20-10-2


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U unfurnished

LIVE THE DOWNTOWN LIFESTYLE
Luxury 3 Bedroom Townhouses For Fall
W/D*Loft Spaces*Walk In Closets*Pets OK
Walk to everywherebars, shopping, dining
Call now! Only 10 left! 338-0002
4-25-30-2
2BR/1BA apt Upgraded throughout. Tile:
liv. rm, kitchen,'BA. New carpet BRs. New
stainless kit. appls, all new BA. Cent H/AC.
Cable/hi spd internet avail. Separate laundry
rm. <1 mi to UF, Shands, shopping. $735/mo.
jlglackin@yahoo.com or call 727-423-9463.
Bkgrd & credit check reqd. Sorry, !no pets.
3-22-10-2
Luxurious Victoria Station Condo
Avail fall. Less than 1 mi from campus 2BR/
2.5BA. W/D, interest incl. Pool, w/3 conve-
nient bus rts avail. $875/mo. 352-222-4235
3-30-16-2
PETS FREE AVAIL NOW OR FALL 3 BED
,2 BATH LARGE MASTER WOOD FLOORS
BEHIND OAKS MALL $1050 MONTH 262-
7462 FOR MORE. 4-25-34-2
PETS FREE AVAIL NOW OR FALL WOOD
FLOORS 2 BED 2 BATH TOWNHOME
PRIVATE DECK 2871 SW 38TH PLACE
$875 MONTH 262-7462 FOR MORE 4-25-
34-2

PETS PARADISE
No app or pet fee. 2BR, fireplace, privacy
fence, W/D hoookup. 4511 SW 71st Terr.
$540/mo. Call 352-331-2099 3-26-10-2
*0001BR APT, $550/mo**00
Quiet nhood; greenspace, trees, private
patio, near UF, busline, parking, spacious
rooms, adorable kitchen, carpeted fans, no
dogs. 1825 NW 10th St. 376-0080 4-9-20-2
University Area rentals!
Watch our Websitel
www.rentgainesville.com
Union Properties, Inc.
373-7578 4-25-32-2
Hawthorne Reserve off University Ave. New
1, 2, and 3 Bedroom Condos, Completely
Refurbished, Quiet Wooded Setting. Pool,
Clubhouse and Cardio Center. W/D in each
unit, Short Term OK. Close to Mall and Royal
Park. $750-$1200.
Garland Condos off NW 13th Street. End
unit Townhouse w/Alarm Sysfe4i, W/D
hookup and Pool onsite. 2BR 2.5Bath @
$1,000/mo.
Union Properties, Inc. 373-7578 4-25-
32-2
1BR/1BA, no lease. Courtyard, 2 mi to UF,
on bus line, quiet neighborhood, next to
park. Free water, no pets. $440/mo + $440
sec dep. Call 374-7175 3-26-10-2

1BR in a 2BR/1BA. $275/mo.
Avail now. No smoking. Must love cats. 328-
4682 3-27-10-2
HUGE 3 BED HOUSE
FREE UF PARKING
AVAIL FALL, pets ok
ONLY $430/bedroom!!!
Open late! 371-7777
4-25-30-2

CUTE COTTAGE
in NE Gainesville. Bike to downtown and
campus. Fireplace. Big yard. 2BR/1BA.
$700/mo. Call Jackie Davis, 219-3789 3-
21-5-2
***GOTTA SEE"*
Remodeled 900 sq ft clean 3BR/1BA duplex
on quiet NE street. Bike to UF. New carpet/
paint-tile bath & kitchen! CH/AC. Laundry rm
W/D. NS. $895/mo 376-7529, 219-2399 I/m.
4-4-15-2
1 & 2 Bed Cottages & Apts. $500/MO.
Central AC., W/D hookups. Close to down-
town & UF. Cute & MUST SEEI See photos
& info @ www.rentalworkshop.coti
352-870-0904, 318-4553 3-21-5-2
HOUSESI 1 to 4 beds $450-$1500. All
close to UF & on bus routes, W/D hook-
ups, Hardwood, central AC, porches, pets
OK, See photos @ rentalworkshop.com
870-0904, 318-4553 3-21-5-2
DUPLEX FOR RENT
3215 SW 26 Terr. 1 mi from UF & Shands.
2BR/1BA flat, 850 sq ft. Cent AC, private
front patio & backyard. $550/mo. 407-363-
7198 or cell 407-234-1380 3-20-3-2







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LIVE ON UF LAKE
Pristine Biven's Arm condo. Huge 2BR/2BA,
large den (possible 3rd BR), hardwood
floors, pool incl. $1295/mo. Call 321-231-.
1505 4-25-29-2

***10 BLOCKS TO UF***
1BR/1BA apts in quaint historic Victorian
house. Huge rooms, screened porch, wood
floors, high ceilings, pvt entrance. $525/mo.
376-2184. 225 SW 3rd Ave. 3-22-5-2

***4 Blocks to UF*** .
3BR/2.A. Hard wd floors, tile, C A/C. Private
porch. Off-street parking, W/D. Recently
renovated. 1102 & 1112 NW 4th Ave. Aval
Aug $1230/mo Call 871-8280 Drive by first
3-30-10-2

EFFICIENCY APT. $350/MO
Includes electric & water. Upstairs unit w/AC
& ceiling fans. 8 mi West of 1-75 on Archer
Road. No pets. No smoking Call 495-1023
3-23-5-2

700 sq ft apartment.
1BR. 2 Blocks to campus.
W/D. Central air $799/MO.
Call Scott 561-767-0868 3-30-10-2

Available now 1BR/1BA clean & quiet,
carpet, central H/AC, covered patio, on site
pool, fitness, clubhouse, bball, laundry, close
to UF, shopping, entertainment, on bus route,
utilities, pets ok. 904-814-6976 4-2-10-2

2BR/2BA Luxury Town Hse 1586SF, 2 Story,
4941 NW 1st Place,near UF. Monticello in
Mills Pond across from Gainesville Health
and Fitness on Newbury Energy Star rated,
built 2001, fiber optic. Nature Preserve, 2
Master BR,Ref,W&D,DishWash. Secur. sys,
French doors, Small pets OK, Pool,Tennis
Court,Rec Ctr, $950 per mo.unfurn. Available
8/1/07 Call 954-928-4750/ 352-377-0921
4-6-14-2


S Subleases

LARGE 1BR THE POLOS Apr 1 Jul 31. I
will pay $300 fee. Pets ok. Rent $550/mo.
Bus routes 9 & 35. Screened patio. Fitness
center,.+:'ol, computer lab, tanning salon &
more. Call Jason 941-585-1079 4-25-47-3

WALK TO CLASS IN MINUTES!
1BR avail in 4BR/2BA house across from the
law library. Rent $365 plus 1/4 utilities. Email
jbrar7@yahoo.com or call 407-461-0355 3-
28-25-3

Available NOW through Dec. Secluded
furnished 1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA @ Melrose
Apartments. $487/mo. Neg. All utils. incl.
Quiet roommates. Will pay cash to take over
lease.. Female only. Call 813-464-1936 3-
20-15-3

MAY-AUG, TIVOLI
4BR/4BA, $360/each + utilities, nego-
tiable. Great bus, no towing, quiet, spacious,
washer/dryer & balcony. chinooke@ufl.edu,
407-701-7352 4-2-20-3

Sublease March- July Boardwalk apt 2 min
from UF 2BR/2BA sunken living room. $839
+ cable & internet. 1st month FREE! Call
850-509-5077 3-20-10-3

AVL NOW THRU SUMMER IN 3/2 HOUSE
Lrg mstr BR w/BA fits 2 $500/mo.
Reg BR $350/mo. Share Utils plus
Wireless/cable. Near bus route by
Univ Ave & SW 34 St. 727-421-2213 3-21-
10-3

Now til Aug or longer! Fully furnished, w/d
in apt, cable, water, electric, internet all in-
cluded! gym, biggest pool in g-ville (campus
Lodge), computer lab, free tanning, tennis &
b-ball courts.Great roomies.female only.call
352-283-9999 Christine 3-30-16-3

Female sublease 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA
Campus Lodge, $510 furnished, WD, and
all util. included. In bus route. Close to UF.
Avail now thru Aug. 07. Call 352-281-3154
3-20-8-3

Quiet 1BR on SW 20th Low rent. On the
busline, easy walk/bike to UF Sublease any-
time Wuly-Jul Apt includes security system.
Call Christopher 859-630-9353 3-26-11-3


S uSubleases

Sublease at Gainesville Place Apts
2800 SW 35th Place
Early May -August 7 $509/mo
Pool, Tennis, Weights and More
727-439-7094 3-27-10-3

CABANA BEACH APTS
1BR/1BA in a 4BR/4BA. Furn, poolside, util
incl. Move in ASAP. $500/neg. No move in
fee. Call 727-364-6981 4-11-21-3
Summer Sublease
Greenwich Green Lux Apts. 1BR/1BA in
3BR/3BA Townhouse, ALL 3 AVAILABLE.
W/D, water, cable, Pool, Gym, hot tub, incl
$360/mo each negotiable. 352-216-2261
3-27-10-3
Move in NOW- MARCH FREE
1 BR/1BA @ Pine Rush Villas 20th Ave.
No deposit, No fees.
Rent $529 U pay $499 until August + Utils
Erika 352-226-1332 3-27-10-3

Sublease May-Aug 2BR/2BA @ Hidden Lake
w/walk-in closets, screened balcony, w/gym,
pool, tanning bed, W/D in unit. $480/BR indiv
or joint lease avail. Call.305-962-2714 or
305-970-1619 3-20-5-3
WALK TO CLASS, NOWI
Spacious unfurn. 1BR/1BA
3Blocks from campus behind Swamp
Available NOW till Aug
$470 Call Rick 727-458-9545 3-28-10-3

Sublease 1BR/1BA unfurnished apt @
SUNRISE Apts. Available now thru July 31st.
$400/mo. On 2 bus routes 9 and 35. Call
Shirl @ 347-385-1793 3-29-10-3
ACROSS FROM STADIUM!
2 BLOCKS FROM BARS! 118 NW 2nd Ave.
Avail May 1 Jul 31 w/ possible lease renew-
al. 1/1 duplex, 425 sq ft. No neighbors. $480/
MO. Utils incl. 321-438-5435 3-30-10-3
COBBLESTONE SUMMER LEASE:
Deluxe 2BR/2BA- pool & gym, W/D unit,
cable incl, on .bus route to UF $750/MO
+utils. avail. May 1-July 30 (or longer)-furn.
available. Call 352-870-1150 3-23-5-3
May FREE!!! 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA
4 blocks from UF $350/MO + utils.
Washer/Dryer 10 ft. ceilings.
Brick building private bath.
Avail May-July 352-256-1999 3-23-5-3
$300/mo Avail May thru July @ Countryside
1 BR/1 BA in 4BR/4BA. utils incl.
Washer / dryer in unit & fully furnished.
Call 904-705-1689 3-23-5-3

APRIL 1 AUGUST 1 2007 Bivens Cove
Apartments-Near UF $900/ $300 per person
3BR/2BA Amenities/pool, basketball court/
laundry rooms (2) and optional W/D appli-
ances Call 352-505-5414 3-23-5-3
Summer sublease May Aug. Melrose Apts.
1BR/1BA in a 4/4. $399/mo. Everything
included. Furnished. Contact 561-801-5353
3-30-9-3
Sublease Available now thru July 31. 1BR
in a 3BR house. Walk to campus and down-
town. $300 month + utilities. Call 239-272-
2144 3-26-5-3
1 Bedroom/1 Bath for April 1 to August 1
sublet. $570/month. On bus routes 12, 1, 36.
Close to campus. 750 sq. ft. Quiet complex
with option to renew. Phne 860-377-7713.
3-26-5-3


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Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
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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 4-25-72-4

FEMALE ROOMMATE NEEDED
(1) for 4/2.5 new townhouse, 10 min from
UF by car or bus, all included $410 954-557-
4769/baezwpa@bellsouth.net. 3-30-74-4


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Master BR avail in huge home. 2 profs need
mature 3rd. Digital, wireless, W/D, yard serv,
2 bus rts, quiet area. SW G'ville. Avail Mar-
Jul $450 + utils. davem@ufl.edu 3-23-25-4

Rockwood Villas
2BR/2BA for rent, W/D, all appliances, $425/
room + sec dep, call Abby 352-281-5617
4-9-60-4

Quiet roommate: master br in 1000 sq ft
2BR/2BA $335/mo + 1/2 until. On 6th Street.
Full-time UF, pref male. Move-in Aug must
cosign. Call Charles 407-342-8940
3-23-15-4

$295/mo Available now. UF close. Great stu-
dent roommates. Month-to-month or lease
thru July. 352-371-9509 3-20-10-4

2BRs in wing of new 4/3 house, avail now.
BR have deadbolt locks, monthly maid ser-
vice utils incl $525/BR, cable, wireless, park-
ing and on bus line. Club has hot tub, gym.
Lori 850-212-9848 UFGatorHome@aol.com
4-4-20-4

Female roommate needed for 2BR/2BA
furnished townhouse. Next to pool. Clkose
to Oaks Mall. $400/mo which includes cable,
internet, and utilities up to $100.Call 386-
795-4360 3-22-10-4

Roommate needed for 3/3 twnhse in gated
comm. Lg BR w/pvt BA & walk-in closet. New
appliances, carpet & paint. All amenities-&
utils incl. 24hr gym, pool, Bball, HS internet,
cable wHBO/SHO $550 954-483-4597 3-
23-10-4

Roommate needed for 4BR/4BA condo @
University Terrace West. $425/mo w/$125
dep. W/D, wireless intemet & cable all incl.
Please call 407-719-1699 3-30-14-4

BRAND NEW spacious condo needs female
roommmates 3/3 avail in 4/4 starting 8/1. 2
blocks from UF! $530/mo, all incl. Call Amy
954-536-2052 3-26-10-4

Room for rent $475/mo
all utils, cable, hi-speed internet incl Male
only. Near 43rd & Newberry 256-7227 3-
28-10-4

UF Student needs roommate to share 2BR/
2BA condo 1.5 mile to campus. Steps to
bus/pool/gym/com lab. $520. 770-429-3999,
352-381-7362 Private Owner 4-4-15-4

Roommate needed for Aug 2007. 3BR/3BA
@ Stoneridge Apts. $375/mo + utils w/$200
dep. W/D incl. Unfurnished room. Call Ryan
@ 863-441-0643 3-22-5-4


Female roommates wanted for 4BR fur-
nished pool.house. $450/mo + utils. 1 mile
from campus on bus route. Non-smoker.
No dogs. Avail June. Call 954-899-7197
4-25-29-4 .

$267.50 + 1/2 util.1BR in 2BR/1BA apt. Very
close to campus! For details/contact #, to to:
www.gainesville-rent.com/Roommates.asp
Find Christine. 3-22-3-4


ONE MALE ROOMMATE
needed for 3BR/2BA house 5 miles from
campus. $290/mo. Contact Ryan ASAP. 941-
586-9992 3-22-3-4


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Pre-Construction Pricing next to campus!
Oxford Terrace II Walk to UF from a brand
new condo www.oxfordterrace.com. Call
Eric Leightman with Action Real Estate
352-219-2879 4-25-72-5

1BR 3 blocks to UF & Shands. Newly re-
modeled, central A/C, W/D, luxury kitchen,
tile/Pergo, DW, very clean & private, big
BR, ample parking, first floor, on bus route.
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2/2 off Archer between campus & 34th St.
Just $129,900! Fully furnished with washer/
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FREE list of luxury condos 24/7
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Newly renovated 2BR/1.5BA end unit condo
desirable Casablanca East. Newer AC,
W/D, scr porch, Tile dnstairs kitchen, hall &
1/2 BA. Comm pool & bus rt on site. Quiet
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BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION
CLOSE TO UF AND HANDS
Starting in the mid $170's
2BR/2.5BA Townhomes
Gated Community on Bus Route
2508 SW 35th Place
OPEN HOUSE Tu-F 2-5, Sat & Sun 1-4
Contact Birdie Murnane, Venture Realty
of North Florida at 352-222-8888 or visit
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OWN AT COUNTRYSIDE 4/4 CONDO
Tiled living area & kitchen. Owner occupied.
Clean and well maintained. Price $179,900.
Owner is licensed realtor 'with ERA Trend
Realty. Call 352-870-8459 for details. 3-
21-15-5

UNIQUE RANCH HOME
3/2. Close to UF. 2359 sq ft. Enjoy lounging
by pool in private courtyard w/cabana bath.
Call Francine Milam 352-214-1722. Coldwell
Banker MM Parrish. 3-20-10-5


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University Terrace West 4BR/4BA condo.
Ground floor, fully furnished $187,000. W/D,
pool, on bus route, 3800 SW 20th Ave. Near
Butler Plaza. Call Steve @ 352-586-6468
3-30-16-5

2BR/2BA Oakbrook Walk Condo. WALK
TO UF/Shands. Laundry rm, W/D incl, night
security. Cathedral ceilings. Balcony over-
looks pool. $173,000. Call 321-217-6991
3-22-10-5

Condo for sale in BRANDYWINE 2BR/2BA.
$115,000. 1226 sq ft for sale by owner.
Excellent condition. New tile & wood floors.
Call 352-562-4091 3-22-10-5

Casablanca East Condo. 2BR/2.5BA
Renovated! Wood floors, granite, new carpet
www.casablancaeastcondo.com 352-262-
7932 3-22-10-5

CASABLANCA EAST 2BR/1.5BA 2 mi to
UF on bus rte. Wood firs, 2004 appliances,
util room incl W/D. Pool, security sys. Avail
mid-May. $135,000. Call 352-804-6169. 3-
29-15-5

WHY RENT WHEN YOU CAN OWN 3 BED
2 BATH CONDO WOOD FLOORS LARGER
MASTER WITH WALK IN CLOSETS
BEHIND OAKS MALL OWNERIAGENT
352-262-7462 4-25-34-5

WHY RENT WHEN YOU CAN OWN 2
BED 2 BATH CONDO WOOD FLOORS,
PRIVATE DECK NEWER APPLIANCES
$139,500 OWNER/AGENT 352-262-7462
4-25-34-5

Brand new 1440 sq ft
RESTAURANT SPACE for sale or lease 3
blocks from UF in beautiful Jackson Square
Condominiums. Call Eric Wild.at 870-9453
for info 4-25-33-5


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Brand new 1020 square ft
OFFICE SPACE for sale or lease 3 blocks
from UF in beautiful Jackson Square
Condominiums. Large private balcony. Call
870-9453 4-25-33-5

3/2 1976 SQ FT concrete block home on
nearly 2 landscaped acres in Jonesville area,
priced below appraised value $265,000. Call
David @ Campus Realty 339-3836 or 336-
3900 3-23-10-5

MH in Arredondo, 3BR/2BA, 16'x60',
screened porch. New AC, fridge, dryer (all
warranted) comes wall appl. Lawn mower.
BBQ grill. $3500 (incl tax) + take over $646/
mo lot rent & pmt. 283-8077, 618-204-2853
3-27-10-5

WANT TO OWN CLOSE TO CAMPUS?
Student condos & houses for sale!
Close to UF, walk to campus!
Go to HomesAtUF.com or call Steve
Barry, Campus Realty 352 494-49961 3-
30-13-5

If you would like to contribute to building a
home for homeless school children in our
community, please call Ken at 352-339-
1746. 4-25-29-5

Condo for sale (or rent)
1/1 CREEKSIDE VILLAS
NW 29th Rd. Well maintained. Upstairs
Creekview. $84,900. 407-616-7496 4-5-
15-5

House for Sale: Charming 1940's cottage
w/pvt yard near UF. 2BR/1BA, wd firs, new
roof, elec & AC/Heat pump in 2005. Sec sys
& termite contract. $220,000. See Photos at
www.10houses.com or call 352-336-6116
4-2-12-5


6.8 Acres near Newnans Lake. Hea
wooded, deeded access to the lake. Car
be split. Mobile or site-built home accepts
$81,600. 352-281-6618 3-22-5-5


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BED QUEEN $100 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 4-25-72-6

BED FULL SIZE $75 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 4-25-72-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $350
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. 352-372-
7490 4-25-72-6

BED KING $170 PILLOWTOP
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in
plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588 Can
deliver. 4-25-72-6

CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-333-7516

Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
4-25-72-6

BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1400
(352) 372-7490 4-25-72-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
4-25-72-6


DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 4-25-
72-6

FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899

DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 4-25-72-6
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"Full $80 Queen $100 King $170**
Orthopedic pillow-top sets.-Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
4-25-72-6

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$100 352-377-9846. 4-25-72-6

Bed-All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
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BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-25-72-6

FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-25-72-6

Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
4-25-72-6

Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 4-25-72-6

Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $80 317-4031

Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
.pkg. Can del 352-333-7516
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LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
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Sealed in plastic Twin sets $89. Full sets
$129. Queen sets $149. King sets $189. 352-
376-0953 or 352-378-6005 4-25-72-6


MEMORY FOAM- Same as Temperpedic
Save 50% & more. Other closeouts. Twin
sets $89. Full sets $129. Queen sets $149.
King sets $189. Student discounts apply.
4370 SW 20th Ave. 376-0953 We Deliver!
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*Beds *Full mattress & boxspring sets $49
Queen sets $89 *Single sets$39 *King
sets $99 *from estate sale. 376-0939/378-
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PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-25-72-10

For Sale
Books by Bob Brackin
Visit my website
www.bobbrackin.com 4-25-72-10

UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENTAUCTIONS
are underway...
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and
more. All individuals interested in bidding
go to: http://fa.ufl.edulam/surplus/onlinel
3-30-53-10

Engagement ring for sale
1ct. round diamond ring, in white gold. Clarity
VS-2, Color F, ring appraised at $6,600- Must
sell $3,750 OBO 727-560-6081 4-
25-68-10


A+ l osputer n uee Motorcycles, Mopeds.

333-8404 ** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
Computer Help! Now! SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
4-25-144-7 Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
Tir ll.ll r 1171t-s,.Til -Ur .iT 4-25-72-11


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***SOLANO CYCLE***
Scooters from $899. Largest selection from
KYMCO, Daelim, Hyosung, Adly, Go-Ped,
Schwin, others. 2 yr warrantees.
3550 SW 34th St 338-8450 solanocycle.com
4-25-72-11

*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Providing excellent service and
new scooters at great prices!
1901 NW 67th Place, 336-1271
NEW website www.NS4L.com.
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***GatorMoto***
We have moved to a temp. location as we
await the completion of our new state of the
art facility. We still have new scooters start-
ing at $1199. lyr Warranties. We also service
ALL BTands of scooters. Pickup Available.
Low Labor Rates. Free estimates. 376-6275
4-25-72-11

SCOOTER SERVICE
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW rates and
services on any scooter. Pickup/drop off
avail. $19.99 oil change and tune ups.
Call us! 336-1271 4-25-72-11

SWAMP CYCLES
534 SW 4th Ave. Largest Selection of
E-bikes, Scooters, Accessories and More!l
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
www.swampcycles.com
4-25-72-11

Scooter Maintenance Packages!
Buy all of your scooter maintenance in a
2 or 4 year package & save $! Check out
NS4L.com or call 336-1271 for more info!
4-25-54-11

***www. BuyMyScooter.com***
Buy A New Scooter 0 Buy-A Used Scooter
All on one site! Check the website or call
336-1271 for more info! 4-25-54-11

**SHINKO SPORT BIKE TIRES**
190/50/ZR17 $115.95-180/55/ZR17 $112.95
120/70/ZR17 now $82.95 (in stock + more)
Michelin/Dunlop/Bridgestone/Metzeler/Pirelli
www.rpmmotorcycles.com/tires 377-6974
4-25-36-11

BLOW OUT SALE!!! *
GatorMoto is having a huge sale on NEW
'06 models. Only $899 gets you a brand new
scooter w/ 1 YEAR WARRANTY! Only a few
left at this price. Financing avail. 376-6275.
4-25-31-11

2004 TANK SCOOTER-
Great condition! $700. Call Stephany
(407) 617-0883- Leave a message
3-21-5-11

HONDA SHADOW CLASSIC '86
V-Twin VT1100 Excellent Condition
Runs great, 21K,$2950/OBO
Joel 352'336-0075 3-26-5-11


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FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAROL
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
OCall Don @ 215-7987.4-25-72-12

CARS -CARS Buy*SelleTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
4-25-72-12

OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us
4-25-72-12

$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
4-25-71-12

Grand Opening
Sunrise Auto Sales
3630 N Main St.
352-375-9090
Buy Here, Pay Here 4-25-72-12

Sunris-Auto Sales
3630 N. Main St.
352-375-9090
No credit check
Bring W-2s and Drive home today. 4-25-
72-12

Sunrise Auto Sales
352-375-9090
$2000 off all financed vehicles
Warranty available
Wide selection of vehicles 4-25-72-12


Auto's


Sun City Auto Sales
2306 NE Waldo Rd
352-338-1999
Buy Here, Pay Here
No credit check 4-25-72-12
Sun City Auto Sales
352-338-1999
Bring W-2s &'drive home today
Wide selection of vehicles
$2000 off all financed vehicles 4-25-72-12

JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY!
*** FREE 0 FREE 0 FREE* FREESO0
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
CALL DON 215-7987 4-25-72-12

GATORMAX
Used Cars Sale & trade
www.gatormax.net
See our inventory 5-15-84-12

CARS FROM $29/MO!
Hondas 0 Chevys 0 Jeeps and more!
$0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr.
For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
4-25-72-12
2006 Hyundai Sonata LX
V6. All power. Alloy wheels. Leather, CD,
keyless entry, extra clean. Factory warranty.
17K mi. $15,900 Call 352-514-8580 3-22-
20-12

**HEADLINERS SAGGING?**
POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK?
On site available. Call Steve 352-226-1973
4-25-43-12

2005 HONDA S-2000
19k miles; metalic silver; well cared for;
one owner; $25,500 OBO; 283-8795 or
dobingod@hotmail.com 3-20-5-12


*R Wanted

THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
NEEDS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS
Transport patients to/from treatments
Must have valid driver's license,
safe driving record & attend training session.
Call 352-376-6866 ext 114 for more info.

LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
* Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
* ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 8-15-
24-13

UF GRAD PAYS MORE
for gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, dia-
monds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer
before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-
8090 4-25-72-13

Buying jewelry, gold, diamonds etc.
Top dollar paid. 727-560-6081
4-25-68-13
On going volunteer needed: Blind lady needs
trans Sundays only to Mass @ Queen of
Peace Catholic Church or St. Augustine
Catholic Church. For more info. call 219-6948
I live in the Tower Rd. area 3-23-72-13


ASSISTANCE FOR BLIND LADY living in
the Tower Rd area. Need volunteer compan-
ions for EVENING WALKS and SATURDAY
MORNING TRIPS TO ANGEL GARDENS.
Prefer females. Please call 352-219-6948
3-23-72-13

$$ WANTED TO BUY $$
1990 First in SEC Football ring &
older jerseys, rings, watches, e-mail =
TWORINGS4UF@aol.com or 904-415-3294
3-22-7-13



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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


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RETAIL ADVERTISING MANAGER
We are looking for a motivated, ener-
getic and sales driven individual to train a
student sales staff in outside advertising
sales. Emphasis on building new business
relationships and increasing existing client
base. Newspaper ad sales background an
advantage. Marketing experience a plus.
The job is 100% sales. Modest salary, good
benefits and excellent working environment.
With resume, send cover letter that must
include salary requirements for you to be
considered for an interview. Send to: General
Manager, The Independent Florida Alligator,
POB 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604 Or email
tcarey@alligator.org: No phone calls. EOE.


LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving re-
cord, drug-free, pers ref. www.carrsmith.com
for details. 4-25-72-14



Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
train, PT to start with morehrs possible. Start
at $7.00/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
between 9-4 M-F. 4-25-72-14


e Help Wanted


CNA CLASS: $250! learn @ your own
time & pace. All you need to be a CNA
& pass the state exam is on VCR tape.
I have a 95% PASS RATE! check it out:
www.lapcnatraining.com or 800-566-4913
4-25-72-14
Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start
work today! No sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedule! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now! 4-
25-72-14
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/
employment 4-25-72-14
$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 4-
25-72-14
BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 4-25-72-14
SECRET SHOPPERS
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, Training Provided
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
4-25-72-14


i .Help Wanted

GATOR DOMINOS
$12- 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.67- $7.40/Hour INSIDERS
$8.35-$9.40/hr MANAGERS in training
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com/jobs
Or at any of the 6 locations. 4-25-72-14


Gator Domino's is growing again. We are
looking for career oriented team mem-
bers. Now hiring Assistant Managers and
future GMs. $8.35-$9.40/hr for Managers
in training. GMs $40k+. Send resumes
to Freddie@gatordominos.com or call
Ann at 352-318-9650. Learn more at
www.gatordominos.com 4-25-72-14


GREAT PAY FOR THOSE WHO STAY! Park
Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (fullday availability)
& line workers (AM 8:30-1 & PM 12-6 shifts
avail) 15-40hrs-your choice. Great work envi-
ronment. Apply in person. 7404 NW4th Blvd.
Across from Home Depot. No calls please
3-30-118-14



POLITICAL CALL CENTER
Phone reps needed ASAP for Political
Campaigns. Base hourly rate + bonus.
371-5888 ext. 111 or4112 NW22nd Dr. 4-
25-72-14


GRADUATION

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A special section with stories and photos

commemorating the graduation of more than

6,000 students from the University of Florida.


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EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
Best part-time job you'll ever have
NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St
352-378-9204
4-25-72-14

00* SOCCER COACHESO*
needed for GSA rec and camp youth teams.
Experience required. License preferred for
comp. For info:
contact@gainesvillesoccer.org or 379-5979
4-25-72-14

PARADIGM PROPERTIES
Leasing Consultant, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
EOE, DFWP
220 N. Main; 352-375-2152 X301 x301
www.teamparadigm.com
4-25-30-14

Bureau of Economic and
Business Research at
Warrington College of
Business Administration
Survey Research Center
Hiring Students and Non Students
Hourly Rate ($7.50 $8.00)
Flexible scheduling -
Great Resume Builder
Fluent Spanish/English
Speaker Positions Available
(352) 392-2908 X 105
4-25-72-14


Sales/Leasing Specialist Part-time and Full-
time professional sales positions in local
management co. Fax resume, cover letter
& avail schedule to 352-376-6269 or email
hr@trimarkproperties.com. 4-25-70-14


Attn Smokers! Earn at least $7/hr Smokers
needed to participate in a study on decision-
making & smoking. If interested, come to
Rm 81 in the UF Psycholonv Bldg, call 392-
0601 x297, visit www.psyi.,.ufl.edu/-~locey/
smokers.mht for more info. 4-25-70-14


CASHII
Tired of sitting around with out it? Sit here &
make it! UF FLORIDA REPDIALS seeks UF
students to raise funds. Earn up to $8.00/hr
with a FLEXIBLE schedule. Apply at 105
NW 16th St. 4th floor. Academic Classroom
Building 105 or call 392-7754 for more info
4-25-69-14



GATORSNEEDJOBS.COM
Paid survey takers needed in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Cllick on Surveys. 4-
25-66-14


400+ Counselor/Instructor Jobs!
3 Coed Summer Camps in PA.
Travel Paid. Top Salary.
Cool Nights & Warm Days!
1-800-488-4321 www.lohikan.com
4-25-55-14


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Summer Jobs
$2100
Co-Ed Camp
Seven Weeks
Room and Board Included

Get Paid to Playl
The Florida Elks Youth
Camp (FEYC) needs male
and Female summer camp
Counselors Ages 18 and up.
FEYC is an overnight camp
located off of Highway 450
in Umatilla, FL

The camp runs
June 4 July 22. Please
Contact Krys Ragland
at 800-523-1673 ext 251
or 352-669-9443 ext 251
4-25-61-14

Earn $2500 + monthly and more to type
simple ads online. www.DataAdEntry.com
4-25-60-14

*Dancers Needed*
For adult entertainment company. Make
$1000+/wk. Flex schedule 378-3312' 3-30-
35-14

PART TIME CLEANERS
No experience necessary. No weekends.
Flexible daytime hrs. Excellent pay. $10/hr.
Clean vacant apts. Call 378-8252 4-12-
40-14

101 DOWNTOWN
Hiring all restaurant/bar positions. 201 SE
2nd Ave. Suite 101. Contact 407-810-0924
or 101downtown@gmail.com 3-20-20-14

Sears, Oaks Mall
Now hiring sales & stock positions. See store
for inquires. May apply online. AA/EOE. 3-
30-28-14


VIRTUALLY CUBAN, Gainesville's Best
Cuban Restaurant & Internet Cafe is hiring
Servers, Drivers, & Dishwashing Positions
for lunch & dinner. Experience a plus, but not
required. Spanish speaking a plus but not
required. Please apply in person at:
2409 SW 13th ST M-F 3pm-5pm.
www.virtuallycuban.com 3-23-18-14


SUBWAY OAKS MALL
Syn icat Happy energetic fast reliable honest people.
Syndicatved VColntve l -1 No hot greasy fries, no grease traps. Call
0 305-773-3592 4-10-29-14

Available from Commercial News Providers" Camp Counselors Needed at Camp Wekiva
in Wekiva Springs State Park, AApopka, FL.
S A Sleepaway, Environmental Camp Boys
June 16-30 Girls June 30-July 28. Contact
Smj.meherg@worldnet.att.net 4-12-30-14


Bright enthusiastic, industrious workers
wanted for toy/gift store. FT/PT. Must be able
to work weekends, breaks and holidays stop
by for an application @.1510 NW 13th St.
3-22-15-14

MAUI TERIYAKI
Now hiring COOK & CASHIER PT & FT.
Apply in person 600 NW 75th St. Benefits
include FREE MEALS 3-30-20-14


J


W RITERS WANTED sume to hr@gleim.com or apply at 4201 NW
l 95th Blvd. 3-22-10-14
To rewrite articles! Accepting bids. Email
for details, articlewriters@getresponse.com
3-30-20-14 PTVETTECH
Call 318-1247 Tri-County Pet & Bird Hospital
Rapidly-growing telecom co at 1405 NW 3-22-10-14


13th St. E5 seeks SALES ASSOCIATES.
High energy and will train. Call Danielle after
1pm at 372-2051. EOE 3-30-20-14

AU-PAIR wanted!
German family with-3 kids (8,5,3) + 1
dog seeks a female, non-smoking Au-
Pair for 12 months beginning Aug 07 in
Hamburg, GERMANY Work experience
with children required! Please e-mail:
carsten.Koch@edeka.de 3-20-10-14

PT WORK
Great pay, flex scheds, sales/svc, will train,
conditions apply, all ages 17+ CALL NOW
372-5345 3-30-18-14


TCBY in Tioga Town Center
hiring friendly people. Apply at Newberry
Crossing 3-21-10-14


SUMMER JOBS
City of Gainesville Parks/Rec
Dept. is now hiring for seasonal
recreation and aquatics positions
Competitive pay in great work
environment! Apply online today
at www.cityofgainesville.jobs
(352) 334-5077
7-31-55-14


WINDOW TINTER
3 years exp. Call 352-376-4649 3-30-16-14

Opening for outside sales, available now.
Great training provided, great pay, and flex-
ible hours. For information call 352-283-8105
or email @ alecmartin@yourcollegetown.co
m 3-26-10-14


DRIVER OPPORTUNITY
Gatorfood.com
Potential earnings $14-$20/hri Make your
own schedule. Fun environment, great op-
portunity. For info contact Jason 379-3663
3-30-17-14

Escape to the Shenandoah Mountains of
West Virginia. Timber Ridge Camp, Co-ed,
overnight, seeking energetic staff to work
with children for the summer. Top salary,
travel allowance. A representative will be
on campus for interviews March 22nd. Call
for appt. 800-258-2267. www.trcamps.com.
Email: Trcamps@aol.com. 3-22-10-14

Have You Recently Quit Smoking?
If so, you may be eligible to participate
in a research study to determine how
nicotine affects the feeling of your breathing
when your breathing is obstructed.
*To participate you must:
-Be healthy and between 18-25 years of old
-Have quit smoking in the last 1-3 months
*If eligible you may receive
-Pulmonary function tests
(to measure your breathing)
-Electroencephalogram
(test that measures brainwaves)
Pregnancy test (if female)
*Up to $100 for compensation of time
and travel expenses
For more information,
please call 392-4700 ext 3840
3-22-10-14

CASHIER PT
Approximately 25hrs/wk. $7/hr. Call Shannon
284-2959. ADA'S CLOTHES REPAIR 4-25-
34-14

Ladies Be Your Own Boss!!!
Moms Helping Moms Earn Residual
Income!!! Set Your Own Hours and Days.
Need extra cash? We can help. Please
visit our website. www.athomeiam.com 3-
30-16-14

AutoCad PT person Mon Fri Daily 30-50
hrs/wk. $9/hr. Must be dependable & good
knowledge of basic AutoCad. 1 mi from
campus. Email wells@ridgwaytrass.com
3-22-10-14

BRIDAL CONSULTANT
Solutions Bridal
FT/PT + Commission
Fax Resume to:
352-374-7293
3-30-16-14

SUMMER JOB

YMCA Camp McCornnell, just outside
Gainesville, is looking for a few good male
and female counselors to work with boys
and girls 7-15 years old. Great experience
at one of the leading overnight camps in the
south. Must live onsite and pass FDLE and
child abuse background checks. Camp starts
end of May and ends Aug. 11. Check us out
at www.ymcasummercamp.com or call 466-
3587 3-22-10-14

YARD MAINTENANCE
Basic gardening, mowing, lawn maintenance.
Occasional car detailing. Please send re-


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PIZZA HUT
Now hiring. Drivers. Part time & full time.
5004 NW 34th St. 373-7733. Apply in per-
son. 4-25-32-14

SHIFT MGMT
$7.25 $9.25. You are in charge. You make
the call. Food service or retail exp a must.
Fax resume 384-9911 or apply in person @
any Pizza Hut. 4-25-32-14

LOTS OF NANNIES NEEDED
am's to 12/1; 12pm to ?;
2pm to 6; nights w/newbie;
Resume, pix, schedule to: NOAH'S ARK
NANNY gnv@nanoneone.com 4-2-15-14

THE RED ONION
NEIGHBORHOOD GRILL
Now hiring exp prep/line cooks, servers.
Apply in person 3885 NW 24th Blvd. In
Uptown Village. No phone calls 3-20-5-14

APPLIED REAL-TIME GENETICS
(www.artgenlabs.com) Located near 1-75 &
Archer Rd. is currently looking for PT hourly
personnel for the following positions:
1) MARKET RESEARCH ASSISTANT
2) DOCUMENTATION ASSISTANT
3) SALES ASSISTANT
Primary responsibilities include:
* MARKET RESEARCH ASSISTANT: in-
vestigate & document service capabilities &
pricing of similar firms or institutions.
* DOCUMENTATION ASSISTANT: Support
the development of standard operating pro-
cedure documentation as well as presenta-
tion materials.
* SALES ASSISTANT: Generate & qualify
leads by way of direct phone contact with
potential prospects.
Excellent phone communication skills are
required for the market research asst &
sales asst positions. Ideal candidate for
documentation asst should have good writ-
ing & graphic art skills as well as ability to
develop process flows. High proficiency of
computer applications including Microsoft
Office is required. Please email resumes to:
jobs@artgenlabs.com 3-20-5-14

Hiring Dishwashers & Expos
at BENTO CAFE 3841 SW Archer Rd. Apply
in person Part time day or night. Starting at
$7.50/hr. 3-21-5-14
i--
MYSTERY UNCOVERED To Intern-;
Riches! No Selling or Inventory. Puts Cash
in Your Pocket in days. 1-800-719-8263, ext
W6736 3-21-5-14

Ben & Jerry's seeks outgoing, motivated in-
dividuals with their own transportation. Must
thrive in a fast paced working environment
and appreciate cleanliness and organization.
Email resumes & class schedule tojen@gain
esvillesbesticecream.com 3-21-5-14

PINCH A PENNY
5010 NW 34TH Street
Full Time/ Part Time. Sales associates.
Apply in Person. 3-28-10-14
HARRY'S SEAFOOD BAR & GRILL
is now hiring experienced LINE COOKS only
@ competitive rates. Please come in for
interview M-F between 2 & 4pm. @ 110 SE
1st. 3-29-10-14

ATTN SMOKERS!
Do you want to quit smoking? Smokers are
needed to participate in a smoking cessa-
tion study. You may be compensated for
participation. If interested: 392-0601x 650
3-22-5-14

COLLEGE STUDENT NEEDED for
Tutoring Spanish & Math
3 days per week. Paid $10/hr. Call 331-9775
3-22-5-14

FT/PT Document Image Technician

FT/PT, Mon-Sun, Hrs flexible. Prepping,
Scanning and data entry of medical records
in a local Gainesville Hospital. Data Entry
Exp & clear criminal background reqd. Send
resume to: cmarlar@adsimaging.com or fax
800-763-6099. 3-22-5-14

FARAHS ON THE AVE.
1120 W UNIVERSITY AVE.
NOW HIRING EXP. SERVERS FT/PT
APPLY M-THURS 2-4 NO CALLS PLEASE
3-23-5-14


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Patient greeter PT. Outgoing personal- Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait? FEEL BETTER "NOW"!
ity and customer service exp. req! Flexible Express Training Services can get you certi- Spiritual Healing & Readings
hours. Must.be able to lift up to 50 Ibs. Fax filed under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos. Counseling for abuse & trama.
resume to HR at 352-224-2216 or email Day/evelwkend avail. Next class 3/12/07. 412 NE 16thAve.
simedpa@yahoo.com 3-23-5-14 Class sizes limited. 338-1193 for details. Rev. S.J. Henry 478-2038 3-22-5-16
4-25-72-15


HIRING DRIVERS & PIZZA MAKERS.
Apply @ Five Star Pizza 210 SW 2nd Ave. PEl
375-5600 3-30-10-14 Pen
Flexible
UF STUDENTS Campus director to manage
our campus operations for 07-08 school year.


RSONAL TRAINING 300
sonal and Group Training
Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
339-2199


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Noah: Volunteers' early punch too much to come back from on road


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"I've always said, 'It's not how you start,
it's how you finish,'" he, said. "It's good
when you get a good start, but it's not going
to make a difference in the game."
While UF has still been successful, the
Gators have had some difficultly overcoming


deficits, especially during their losing skid in
February.
"We've made a lot of good comebacks in
the second half, but at the same time you look
at Tennessee on the road and their punch was
too strong for us to come back from," for-
ward Joakim Noah said. "Those are learning
experiences, and we realize you can't get hit
like that, especially in the beginning of the


game."
Luckily for the Gators, they were schooled
early, because the time for learning lessons
has run out.
"There's no turning back," Noah said.
"There's no learning when you lose in
this tournament. Once you lose, it's over
- there's no more season, there's no more
practice."


UF took Monday off to rest, which Noah
said the Gators needed desperately after get-
ting banged up in Sunday's game.
"We played a real physical battle
(Sunday)," Noah said. "This is the final
stretch, and we're excited. Right no* it's
about enjoying the day, and as soon as Coach
says, 'Lace them up,' we have to be ready to
go."


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a whole new week and put the past behind
me."
Leclerc did just that, collecting his first
seven RBI of the season in the series. A former


high school teammate also offered encourage- said. "He told me that the
ment. Lastings Milledge now an outfielder /'only way to get back on the
for the New York Mets called him with field is to just come in and get
advice. some hits when you get the
"He's going through the same thing as me, Baseball chance."
and I talk to him all the time just about how he Leclerc expects this new
approaches coming off of the bench," Leclerc trend to continue.


"The biggest difference between (the
slump) and now is pressure," he said. "I just
put all my pressure on God and go out and
play relaxed.
"I could be up with the bases loaded and
two outs and feel no pressure because I know
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UF hopes slow starts won't hinder tournament run


Tim Casey, Alligalor Staff
UF men's basketball coach Billy Donovan calls out a play during the first half of UF's first-round NCAA
Tournament game against Jackson State on Friday in New Orleans. The Gators won 112-69.


E.THE GATORS ADVANCED
THANKS TO LATE PUSHES.

By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Staff Writer
jmarina@alligator.org

When it comes to its perfor-
mance, the UF men's basketball
team waits until the second act to
hit the stage.
Although the Gators (31-5) nev-
er trailed during their Southeastern
Conference Tournament run, the
NCAA Tournament has played out
differently.
Before UF scored 71 points in
the second half "against Jackson
State, the Tigers kept the game
within reach. The score switched
nine times in the first half, and the
16th-seeded Tigers led by 5 points
at one time.
Against Purdue in the second
round, UF endured a tumultuous
first half and was losing at halftime
before it outscored the Boilermakers
by 9 points in the second half.
The pattern is parallel to how
the Gators played for the majority
of the regular season, and Coach
Billy Donovan said UF's consis-
tently solid second-half play can
be attributed to a combination of


factors.
In addition to opponents' fatigue
and technical adjustments, the play-
ers have a chance to regroup during
halftime to assess what their oppo-
nents are throwing at them.
Donovan said that during con-
ference play, the Gators had an easi-
er time adjusting to the game's pace
because they were familiar with the
opponents.
"When you see
the same groups
of people over
Men's the same three
Basketball months, you
as know how tall,
how quick every-
one is," Donovan said. "You get a
better feel for the style of play you'll
be facing."
In the NCAA Tournament, how-
ever, that level of familiarity is lost,
and it takes extra time for the play-
ers to get it together.
"You try to scout and point
things out to your guys, but some-
times there are things that aren't
fully recognized and respected-un-
til you experience it for yourself,"
Donovan said.
Forward Al Horford isn't con-
cerned about UF's habit.

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By MIKE MCCALL
Alligator Writer

Brian Lederc faced his baseball night-
mare and overcame it.
In the beginning of March, the senior
outfielder's batting average was as low
as .043, and after starting 166 games in his
first three seasons in Gainesville, Lederc
found himself in an unfamiliar place the
bench.
"It's the worst feeling you could pos-
sibly have as a player," he said. "You aren't
helping the team, and it's a big negative
atmosphere."
Lederc put an end to his season-long
slump last weekend, batting 10 for 13 in
UF's series against Mississippi State, and
his resurgent bat will help lead the Gators
(11-12, 1-2 Southeastern Conference) to-
night at Stetson.
Leclerc's average now stands at .300, a
product of his new mentality.


"(The slump) was completely mental. I
look at my swings on tape and they look
fine," Leclerc said. "The problem was
when I went out there I was thinking about
stuff that doesn't matter, like whether I
would get pulled if I didn't get a hit.
"That stuff just bom-
bards your mind. I was
so frustrated and so
angry, I wouldn't stop
talking about it. My
whole life consisted of
negativity."
Lederc talked with
SLecr UF assistant coach Tim
Lecler,
Parenton before the
series with the Bulldogs, putting his head
back in a positive way.
"I told (Parenton) that I just felt worth-
less to the team and he said not to worry,
that I would get my shot," Leclerc said.
"He told me to approach the week like
SEE BASEBALL, PAGE 19


EMen's NIT: No. 1 Mississippi State
vs. No. 2 Florida State, ESPN, 7 p.m.

EMen's NIT: No. 1 West Virginia vs.
No. 0 NC State. ESPN, 9 p.m.


N 2004: The UF women's basketball
team defeats New Mexico 68-52 in
the first round of the NCAA Tourna-
ment. It was the farthest the Gators
went under Carolyn Peck's reign.


* UF golfer Sandra Gal: She was named
the Southeastern Conference female
golfer of the week. In the Gator Invita-
tional, Gal shot a school-record 210 for
individual medalist honors.


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U UF softball pitcher Stacey Stevens: In
her last two starts, she's given up 20
hits and seven earned runs. Her team
has lost five of its last six and is only
2-6 in conference play.




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the independent florida allig"Wato Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Wk~ I fY r% Ad ~cyO~\ 4~,. ~ VOLUME 100 ISSUE 118 Wll fill.JIe TUESDAY, MARCH 20,2007 Students spark up risky business deals -Editor's Note: For fear of violence or arrest, the student drug dealers interviewed for this story have been given aliases. By JESSICA PONN Alligator Writer jponn@alligator.org In most ways, Ralph leads an ordinary life. He studies daily, competes in intramural football and hangs out with friends on the weekends. What sets Ralph apart is his passion for gardening. Ralph grows marijuana and said he used to sell it. He is one of numerous UF students who have dealt pot or prescription pills -a job local police say is one of the most dangerous in town. In the past seven months, the Gainesville Police Department has seen a significant rise in drug-related home-invasion robberies, said Lt. Keith Kameg, GPD's spokesman. At least half of the robberies involved students. Ralph said he understands the risks he took and has stopped selling. But in the past, the cash was just too addicting. He said plenty of college students Kameg are itching for dealers, and his earnings -about a grand and a half a week -came easily. Plus, Ralph grows his own marijuana in a homemade incubator, which made his business especially profitable. He's no botanist, but he said he had few problems figuring out how to harvest the weed. "You can go to Google, and theyll give you the exact steps," he said. "It's just like growing tomatoes or anything else." It may be easy to cultivate, but Ralph's secret garden could land him in prison on multiple felony charges. Kameg said he believes some long-time dealers like Ralph have SEE DRUGS, PAGE 9 Jamey Kirby, left, gathers with family and friends at his Gainesville home to watch his performance on "Jeopardy!" on Monday evening. After a three-way tie Friday, he returned to take home the win and a total of $38,677. AROUND GAINESVILLE UF alum wins on 'Jeopardy!' By DANIELLE TORRENT Alligator Writer In the comfort of his own home, UF graduate James Kirby watched his historic tie-breaking appearance on "Jeopardy!" on Monday night. As nine friends and family members filedinto Kirby's living room in Northwest Gainesville to watch the episode, his 7-year-old son Kieran said to his mother, "Mommy, I was going to watch'Arthur."' "That is not happening out here," responded Kirby's best friend, UF student Scott Stefansen, 26. After watching Kirby place in a three-way $16,000 tie on Friday's episode of "Jeopardy!," the group stared at the TV, anticipating the local contestant's every move. When the onscreen Kirby didn't respond to the first three questions of the episode, Stefansen turned to his friend and said, "Come on, man!" Monday's episode was taped in December, so most of the group already knew what the outcome would be. Kirby beat the other two contestants in Final Jeopardy! when they missed the question and he answered correctly. The category was historical quotes and the question was: Who said, "What a beautiful view" in 1961? Although Kirby misspelled the name, he knew the quote was from Alan Shepard -not John Glenn, the guess of the other contestants. SEE JEOPARDY, PAGE 9 UF student killed Sunday in accident on turnpike N THE SOPHOMORE'S CAR She planned for an 8:30 class cident Sunday while returning to trol at about 12:15 p.m. ous week in Fort Lauderd SPUN OUT OF CONTROL Monday morning. There would Gainesville from a Spring Break Hull said the vehicle spun, ing clubs, eating at barbe be modeling rehearsals later in spent with her friends, mother struck the highway's guardrail enjoying the break with fi the week, and her anniversary and younger sisters. and flipped in the air. It came to She also spent time By DREW HARWELL with her boyfriend would be next Stat Sgt. Scott Hull, rest upside down on the median. mother, who lived in Wes Alligator Staff Writer month. And she still had to plan NewS a shift commander Emergency workers provisited her two younger dharwell@alligator.org for a summer spent networking with the Florida nounced McIntosh dead at the nicknamed "Nats" and with fashion executives in New Highway Patrol, said McIntosh scene at 12:44 p.m., Hull said. No said friend and UF so UF advertising sophomore York. was driving her 2005 Scion tC other vehicles were involved in Shari Samuels. Tatiana McIntosh never figured Instead, the woman known on Florida's Turnpike south of the accident. her life would play out like this. as "Tati" -was killed in a car acKissimmee when the car lost conMcIntosh had spent the previSEE DEATH "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" 17 More undergraduates are moving out of the classrooms and lecture halls, and into the university's labs and libraries, conducting research. And UF has created more.undergraduate research opportunities to meet this growing demand. See story, pg. 8. ale visitcues and ends. vith her ton, and sisters, "Beany," phomore PAGE 9 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 12 CROSSWORD 17 Partly SPORTS 20 cloudy 79/53 visit www.alligator.org EEven though the UF men's basketball team has advanced to the Sweet 16, it has struggled in the first half. However, second-half runs have kept UF on the winning path. See story, pg. 20.

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2, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007 News Today WHAT'S HAPPEN ING T-shirt Sale Florida Gym, 10 a.m. Leisure Education and Parks Students sells T-shirts for the College of Health and Human Performance. Backgammon and Chess Tournament Orange & Brew, 5 p.m. The Lebanese American Society hosts a tournament as part of International Month. Anyone can participate, and winners will receive trophies. Poker Fundraiser Graham Area, 6 p.m. The Student Global AIDS Campaign holds a fundraiser to bring the Global Justice Tour to UF. There will be no betting, just a one-time $5 donation for a set amount of chips. Winners will receive prizes. "Waiting on the World -to Change" Anderson Hall, Rm. 64,6 p.m. Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity hosts a forum to discuss whether the United States is ready for a minority president. Movie Screening Medical Sciences Bldg., Shands Auditorium, 8 p.m. Representatives for "Invisible Children" screen the film and promote awareness of the child soldier conflict in Africa. HEALTH iPods add to hearing loss Turn off that iPod and listen uPDue to loud music and noisy environments, young people have a rate of impaired hearing 2.5 times that of their parents and grandparents, according to a study by Stanford University. The study added that in 2050, as many as 50 million Americans could be hearing impaired. Scott Griffiths, the director of UF's Doctor of Audiology Program, said a lot of damage can be done to the ears before any problems are noticed. Hearing loss symptoms include ringing or any noise from within the ear, said Griffiths, who has studied hearing and audiology for 21 years. A primary cause of such damage is the increasing popularity of MP3 players, he said. Damage can result from the amount of time the MP3 player is used as much as its volume. The longer an audio device is listened to, the lower the volume should be, he said. The intensity of the music also makes a difference. Heavy, loud rock should be listened to at a lower volume than that of softer, lighter music, like classical, Griffiths said. There is no permanent cure once hearing has been lost. "Your hearing is like a bank account that you can only withdraw from," Griffiths said. Phillip Sotomayor, a UF junior majoring in mechanical engineering, said he listens to his iPod opyrighted Material I W( ndcae Cnet; Available from Commercial News Providers" FORECAST TODAY PARTLY CLOUDY 79/53 WEDNESDAY SUNNY 78/55 THURSDAY PARTLY CLOUDY 80/56 FRIDAY SUNNY 83/56 SATURDAY SUNNY 83/56 every day. But he keeps his volume at a reasonable level because he has played percussion for nine years and was taught the importance of protecting his hearing, he said. "If a person next to you can hear (your music), it's too loud," he said. I Instances of hearing impairment may be increasing, but Griffiths said sensitivity to hearing loss is on a case-bycase basis. What might cause one person damage may not affect another, he said. In order to decrease the risk, Griffiths suggested limiting the amount of time spent listening to music and avoiding loud areas, such as concerts, restaurants and nightclubs. "If you have to raise your voice to be heard," he said, "then that situation can be risky for hearing." However, he also realizes the importance of music in today's society. "I'm not going to say you cannot wear your iPod," he said. "(Music) is part of the culture." LINDSEY TASSIN "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" CORRECTIONS Ashley Renee Mills, the UF student who died after a car crash March 10, was 22. We reported otherwise in a March 12 online exclusive. John Kerry is coming to UP for a forum Friday. We reported otherwise in Monday's Alligator. The Alligator strives to be accurate and clear in i news reports and editorials. 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TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 3 Hub reopens after 3-year renovation imc armt r/ asrasosn UF students study in the newly renovated Hub on Monday afternoon. The Hub, which fully opened Monday, is the new home of the UF Computing Help Desk and the International Center. It also features a Starbucks. By ERIN EHRLICH Alligator Writer The second fully functioning Starbucks on UF's campus began brewing coffee Monday in the Hub, as the building completely reopened after nearly three years of renovation. Starbucks aficionado and UF freshman Tiffany McDonough said she's glad that to get coffee, she'll no longer have to walk to Library West, where the first on-campus franchise opened in October. The Hub also houses study areas with walk-up and wireless Internet connections. McDonough said she'd been there for about four hours studying. Freshman Josh Matas said it's an ideal place for studying or just hanging out. "I'm surprised there aren't more people here," Matas said. "I guess word hasn't got out yet." Junior journalism major Jennifer Walker said she stopped going to the Hub after her first semester because the construction On was a nuisance CaMpUS to her. "For me, I'm just sensitive to the construction," Walker said. "It's too noisy." The Hub is also the new home of the UF International Center and the UF Computing Help Desk. The project cost about $10 million. Planned Parenthood to hand out free morning-after pills N THE PILLS NORMALLY COST ABOUT $30. By LORI FINKEL Alligator Contributing Writer To promote awareness of the emergency contraception Plan B, Planned Parenthood of North Central Florida is giving out free doses of the medication Wednesday. A dose of Plan B, commonly referred to as the "morning-after pill" that prevents pregnancy after unprotected sex, normally costs roughly $30 but will be given free to the first 50 people to show up at the Gainesville clinic at 9 a.m. The clinic handed out the pills illegally last year because a prescription was then required for distribution of the pills. However, they have since been legalized for over-the-counter distribution to those over 18. In order to follow federal regulations, Planned Parenthood, which is an authorized health clinic, will be writing prescriptions for those under 18 who wish to receive a dose. Between the two Planned Parenthood locations in Gainesville and Tallahassee, 100 packs "There's no medical reason why a 16-year old girl can't have it." Namrata Uberoi VOX: Voices for Planned Parenthood spokeswoman will be given out. Members of the UF chapter of VOX: Voices for Planned Parenthood will help hand out the emergency contraception. "Free things just raise more awareness," said Namrata Uberoi, a senior at UF and VOX spokeswoman. While some members of VOX give out Plan B pills, other members of the group, including Uberoi, will lobby the capitol in Tallahassee to get rid of the prescription requirement for girls under 18 to obtain the emergency contraceptive. "There's no medical reason why a 16-yearold girl can't have it," Uberoi said. The Plan B emergency contraceptive pill works like a higher dosage of the hormones found in birth control. A package of Plan B consists of a series of two pills, the first taken as soon as possible within three days of having unprotected sex and the other 12 hours later. 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4, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007 Students spend break helping rebuild New Orleans Editor's note: This is the second of a three-part series on how students spent their Spring Break. By JESSIE COLEMAN Alligator Writer jcoleman@amigator.org Paul Loschak felt like an intruder as he trudged through the front door of a New Orleans assisted-living home. He looked like a human marshmallow in his white Tyvek jumpsuit, skating across the chocolate-colored muck, his feet slipping and sliding on a thin layer of sludge. A combination of mud and black mold, the result of long-standing water, blanketed the interior of the home, nicknamed the "Nasty Gut." The house was an abandoned rotting mess since the fury of Hurricane Katrina almost a year and a half ago. Loschak, a sophomore who spent his Spring Break gutting houses in New Orleans, wore protective goggles, a helmet, gloves and a respiratory mask inside the house. The equipment obscured most of his face, leaving only small crevices of bare skin exposed to the stale air. Loschak was an anti-bacterial bubble in a swampland of grime and mold, but he was still vulnerable to the feeling of desolation that lingered throughout the house. "I was able to stand in a bedroom and picture myself in that place and what it would have been like to leave all of a sudden," Loschak said. The devastation seemed to seep right through his protective suit and goggles. He cringed at the bright-red cockroaches, which were about the size of silver dollars, crawling on the walls and upturned furniture. He winced at the soggy clothes strewn on the floor and at the empty Snack-Pack pudding containers that still filled the pantry, most of them gnawed away by rats. Loschak couldn't ignore the signs of life in this former home and the trail of the hurricane that snatched it away. The work was emotionally tiring for Loschak and 10 other UF students who traveled to New Orleans with Florida Alternative Breaks, a volunteer organization that offers opportunities to serve the community during school vacations. Hailey Mellon, a psychology junior and one of two site leaders for the trip, said she tried to focus on clearing out the homes rather than on the traces of life that still echoed throughout the homes, like the picture frames still hanging on the walls. "You kind of desensitized yourself," Mellon said. "You went in and cleaned out the house, and that was your task." Feelings aside, the crouching, hammering, reaching, tearing and hauling took a physical toll on the student volunteers. In one two-story home, Loschak had to rip apart soggy furniture on the second floor, throw the ruins out a broken window and then haul the pile about 15 feet to the street curb -a task that took about two and a half hours. That labor was only prep for the real demolition. Removing weatherworn walls required another five hours of beating with crowbars. Loschak and the rest of the UF team demolished, emptied and tidied the interior of four houses during their five days in New Orleans, starting March 12 and ending Friday After they finished, only the shells of the houses remained. They worked alongside Hands on New Orleans, an organization based in the First St. United Methodist Church in New Orleans that aids in long-term rebuilding of areas affected by the hurricane. They also arranged for the group to stay in the church headquarters. The church, located in a poor, crime-ridden neighborhood southeast of the wealthy Garden district, was highly secured. Workers left only in groups of three, and a password was needed to get Student back inside. Life "It was kind of like a fortress," Loschak said. "They basically kept us locked inside." Loschak shared the church's accommodations with 95 other college students from around the United States and about 10 AmeriCorps volunteers. Everyone stayed in one large room filled with bunk beds and slept on plastic mattresses. Loschak's feet hung about 4 inches over the edge of his mattress, which was about 2 feet wide and 6 feet long. Even after tossing and turning through the night, Loschak followed a tight schedule, waking up each morning at 6 a.m. and starting work by 8 a.m. He usually worked eight-hour days. When he returned to the church, covered in dirt and sweat, he raced to a dry-erase board on the wall to sign up for a 4-minute shower. There were three showers for all 106 workers to share. "If someone took a shower that was 5 minutes, they would be shunned the rest of the day," Loschak said, laughing at what he described as friendly chiding. After cleaning up, Loschak and the other volunteers relaxed, talked and played cards and board games. But much like showering, sleep was coveted after a day of work, and a 10 p.m. lights-out rule was widely enforced. "Each day we worked a little less hard," Loschak said. "It just got harder every single day because we were more and more tired." But the rewards of Loschak's work propelled him. Sometimes the group found small treasures buried in the ruins, like a collection of Mardi Gras doubloons and a photo album they salvaged for one family. Both were found in the assisted-living home. Flipping through the pictures helped Loschak connect to the family, making him feel less like a stranger in another's home. More thanthe treasureshe found,Loschak's biggest reward was the stories locals had to share. Loschak and other volunteers listened to their hurricane war stories -tales of terror, confusion, hunger and separation from loved ones. They watched the storytellers' faces contort withpain of their memories. "Every time a homeowner would come down the street, they would tell us some kind of story like that." Loschak said. "It was so moving, and it brought so much more meaning to what we were doing." But for Loschak, the biggest challenge came at the end of the week, when he packed up his bags Saturday morning and said goodbye to fellow volunteers. Prey to pangs of disappointment, he could not shut off visions of hundreds of other houses that still need saving. "Going on this trip showed me what real service is," Loschak said. "I hope that anybody that's never had a chance to actually roll up their sleeves and do something either does this or something else. There's still a huge demand for labor." Photo Courtesy o Halley Mellon Paul Loschak removes screws from the ceiling of a house in New Orleans on Friday. Loschak and 10 other UF students traveled to New Orleans for Spring Break. 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TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 5 UF draws dean from UNC By JOEY CHINDAMO .Alligator Writer jchindamo@alligator.org In its quest to join the ranks of the topranked public universities, UF lured a faculty member away from a top-10 institution to head its graduate school. Henry Frierson, a professor of educational psychology and the director of the Research Education Support Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been hired as UF's new associate vice president and the dean of the Graduate School. Frierson will be paid $200,000 a year, according to a press release. He will assume his new position May 1 and succeed interim Dean Kenneth Gerhardt, who will return to his post as a professor of audiology, said Steve Orlando, UF's spokesman. Though Frierson has been a faculty member at UNC since 1974, he said he's excited about relocating to UF. UF Provost Janie Fouke said Frierson's passion for graduate education, mentoring students and experience with fundraising set him apart from other applicants. At UF, Fouke said Frierson will work to improve training for graduate assistants and make grant proposals for graduate students. Though Frierson said he wasn't aware of recent allegations of graduate student mistreatment by faculty in UF's sociology department, he said he is committed to ensuring all graduate students are treated properly and given the opportuniUF ties. Frierson also wants to promote graduate education to UF's undergraduate students. "I've been told that the University of Florida's undergraduates are some of the best in the country," he said. "I see them as a tremendous pool for future graduate students." While the date of Frierson's arrival is fast approaching, his transformation to Gator status is not yet complete. When asked which teamhe was rooting for in the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament -the Gators or the Tar Heels -Frierson laughed. "I'll plead the fifth," he said. "I don't want the people to get mad at me yet." SWalEu wil ACTIVISM Walkout will protest war By JESSICA DaSILVA Alligator Writer jdasilva@alligator.org A student group is encouraging students to walk out of their classes and march to Tigert Hall to protest the Iraq war today, a day after the war's fourth anniversary. The Gainesville Area Students for a Democratic Society will demand that the UF administration issue a public statement opposing the war on behalf of the student body, said Joe Richard, the group's spokesman. Tina Steiger, a UF sophomore and a walkout organizer, said the group will meet on the Reitz Union Colonnade at 1I p.m. The other goal of the protest is to ask UF to be transparent about government-sponsored research at the university, Steiger said. "The government is spending so much on the war when the reasons aren't even clear to the student body or U.S. population," she said. "The government is spending so much on the war when the reasons aren't even clear to the student body or U.S. population." Tina Steiger UF sophomore/walkout organizer Richard Gutierrez, an English and history junior and another walkout organizer, said the group hopes that at least a couple hundred students show up. $100 back. Enroll in a Kaplan comprehensive course option by March 31 and get a $100 rebate Don't Procrastinate!! Use the $100 for your test fees!!! Reitz Union Kaplan Center -377-8050 Take advantage of this limited-time offer. Enroll today! 1-800-KAP-TEST I kaptest.com/rebate HIGHER TEST SCORES GUARANTEED OR YOUR MONEY BACK" SCOOTER SALE I year warranty included Regular price $1.199 352-376-6275 www-gatormoto.com Ed's Photography I www.edgaloustian.com I 352-335-4459 weddings -portraits -passport I glamour -head shots -events -_1 77 :~ Charity Basketball Tournament Featuring Nick Collins of the ygagainesvil. Green Bay Packers April 14th @ 7am -until Cross City, Florida $275 Team Entry Fee p S pS $2000 Prize Jackpot L 1p ,h ,, Registration Deadline April 6th S e r v i c e C e n t e r Andea olins 3Q 75 832RECEIVE 10%/ OFF, LABOR WITH AOD 35.2-374-2984 101 W NI AVE. nd FLOOR WWW:EAPTOPREADYGAINESVILLE cbM Sophomore Eric Heerschap, right, makes a move during a chess match against sophomore Max Glennon while students watch on Turlington Plaza on Monday afternoon. Heerschap joins other students a few times a week to play pickup chess games between classes. GENERAL NUTRITION CENTERS 25% OFF any one GNC Prodluct Cannot be combined. Need coupon. Dailf Spec als 377-6020 Exp 6/01/07

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6, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007 Down and dirty Campaign catfights, now on YouTube ouTube. It's the favorite Web site of many bored people, drunk people and high people. Sometimes all three at the same time. But YouTube has evolved past more than just a place to watch homemade shorts, old episodes of Captain Planet and movie trailers -sometimes whole movies. Now it's a political weapon as well. And the first bullet has been fired at Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The 73-second ad portrays Clinton as an Orwellian Big Brother -or should we say Big Sister? -figure. The good guy is, of course, Barack Obama -the other Democratic hopeful. Well, that's whose Web site appears at the end of the clip. But who made the video? Who knows. One thing about YouTube is that it can be anonymous. The Internet is a much more accessible domain than TV, and no group has to identify itself on a YouTube video as a paid political ad. Even the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth against John Kerry in 2004 had to take responsibility for its TV spots. And it's free. "It used to be that unless they bought tens of millions of dollars in advertising, you weren't going to be heard," said Simon Rosenberg, president of the Washingtonbased New Democrat Network, an influential party advocacy group. "Now, if an ad catches on, on YouTube or wherever, and becomes trendy and exciting, it could have just as much impact," he said. These conditions are the perfect breeding grounds for muckraking campaigning. The Obama campaign naturally denies any connections to the creation of the video. Clinton's campaign has declined to comment so far. But the damage has been done, and it wouldn't be surprising if an anti-Obama ad pops up online over the next few days. But the worst thing about the advent of the YouTube era? We bet this will be the dirtiest campaign in history. Good plan W wednesday morning, Planned Parenthood of North Central Florida will give out free doses of Plan B. The emergency contraceptive drug, often referred to as the "morning-after pill," normally costs $30. But as Namrata Uberoi, a VOX: Voices for Planned Parenthood public relations representative says: "Freethings just raise more awareness." No denying that. While everyone who has sex should use protection, accidents happen. No denying that either. So we're glad that Planned Parenthood will distribute the pills. Plan B, a two-pill process, works like a higher dose of birth control and can be started up to 72 hours after unprotected sex. Plan B is available overthe-counter to people 18 and older, but minors must have a prescription, so we're also glad VOX will lobby in Tallahassee to eliminate this requirement. This law is just another aspect of our puritanical and prudish society. When are lawmakers going to wake up to the fact that underage kids have sex, too? It's not all sock hops in Pleasantville anymore. Planned Parenthood has handed out Plan B in the past -illegally, since it was not available over-the-counter. This form of protest was successful, and we hope this year's version will be just as effective. 0 the independent florida alligator Tom Durrenberger Leigh Shapiro Jonathan Tietz EDITORIAL BOARD The Alligator encourages comments from readers. Letters to the editor should not exceed 150 words (aiout one letter-sized page). Thny must ie typed. double-spaced and must include the authors name, lassifcsation and phone number. Names bil ie siteld it tie writer shis jast cause. We reserve the ight to edit tor lengti, grammar, style and ibel. Send lotters to tetters@alligator.ors rig them to 1105 W. University Ae., or setd ttern to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 325id-2257Colutns of aioat 550 words about original topics and editorial cronaralowelcome. Qaest0 ns? Call 376-44i8. Opinions -A ALLIGATOR www.a""igator.org/opinions G 06 "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Contentd Available from Commercial News Providers" & e * #. I Co umn Drink local joe instead of Starbucks ey're popping up like daisies. The ultimate corporate symbol of white, middle-class conformity is taking over our campus. But I can't say I'm surprised -it's a sad reality that college campuses feel the need to sell out to companies like Coca-Cola or Pepsi for sources of revenue from commissions. It's the same case with Starbucks, and the students are complicit. We're getting our third on-campus Starbucks -and hopefully our last. Java City was merely a backup option for students when their favorite corporate coffee chain was nowhere in sight. Yes, the coffee at Java City sucked, but Starbucks isn't much better. And Starbucks' coffee tastes like cardboard. I don't understand how tasteless lattes and Frappuccinos can be so addict' ing for so many people. I promise, once you break free from the lemming-like attachment to Starbucks, you will realize that there are far tastier options in Gainesville. Call me a corporation-hating hippie, but Starbucks is a socially irresponsible company. According to Transfair USA, the only third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, about 4 percent of Starbucks coffee is Certified Fair Trade coffee, meaning coffee farmers are paid fair prices that allow them to -how should I put this? -live. But right across the street from the Library West location, D6j Brew Cafe inside Target Copy serves only organic Fair Trade Coffee. DjA Brew is also environmentally friendly, using cups made from completely biodegradable materials -and the coffee actually tastes like coffee. If you can't stand the whining of the copy machines, there's Maude's downtown, which has a much better ambience than any Starbucks. Or if you're a closet Hare Krishna like me, you'd enjoy Book Lover's Cafe, with its vegan food and organic coffee. Gainesville has plenty of locally owned shops that are more deserving of your patronage than that caffeine conglomerate. But the UF .campus is representative of every American city. In Gainesville, there are five other Starbucks in addition to the Anuradha Pandey campus locations. But eight stores letters@aiigator.org doesn't seem like enough. If we really want to be saturated with bad coffee and have a Starbucks on every comer, we need at least 10 more. Alas, the company hasn't lived up to its promise. The distressing part about the Green Mermaid's takeover is that we students supposedly wanted it. The Reitz Union Board of Managers and the Food Service Advisory Committee, both comprised of students and faculty, asked for the chain in the Reitz Union Food Court. Though these groups are not entirely representative of all students, I doubt there'll be an uproar. There definitely won't be tears like when the Starbucks on the corner of West University Avenue and 13th Street closed. That was a real tragedy, even though there's another store across the street inside Library West. It would be too idealistic of me to expect any indignation on behalf of the student body, and I can't really blame it. In the end, we want our coffee before that 8:30 a.m. class, and we don't have time to walk across University Avenue to get it. We also don't care if all the cities in the United States are indistinguishable from each other with the same chain stores in every one. Think about what you're drinking next time you spend too much on a flavorless Frappuccino. Anuradha Pandey is a history junior. Her column appears on Tuesdays. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator. Reader response Today's question: Does UF's Monday's question: Should UF 51% YES campus need more Starbucks get rid of its early decision policy? 49% NO stores? 35 TOTAL VOTES Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org Jessica Riffel EDITOR Kat Laskowski MANAGING EDITOR Jessica Holland OPINIONS EDITOR I

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TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 7 Letters to te Editor Not protesting has consequences, too I do not understand why Patrick Barrett would discourage students from protesting the war in Iraq. Protest always has its place in political discourse. During the Vietnam War, the media brought the horrors of war, social injustice and an involuntary and largely under-trained and unprepared military force into our homes. Student protests succeeded by showing the country and the world that there were citizens of the United States who did not support the war and our role in it. More importantly, though, Barrett argues that continued protest of the war in Iraq will only strengthen the enemy's position and prolong the war. Does he not recall that little war that occurred between World War II and the Vietnam War? The Korean War of the early 1950s has long been the war this country wishes it could forget. If there were mass protests in the United States by students -or anyone for that matter -the media did not publicize it as they did during the Vietnam War. For the record, we still have more than 35,000 soldiers stationed in Korea. Only now are we considering diverting some of these troops by sending them to Iraq. So to Mr. Barrett, I want to say that the war we did not protest resulted in tens of thousands of our troops maintaining a presence in Korea, 50 years later. And to all those who intend to protest the war in Iraq, more power to you. Let your voices be heard! Stacey Kroto 4LS N U N Protest or not, Iraq war will drag on Barrett claims that protesting might prolong the war in Iraq on the grounds that the insurgents might be encouraged by the thought that Americans are not unanimously in favor of the war. OK, let's concede that this is a possibility. Now, it seems to me equally likely that the absence of protest might be taken by the insurgents to mean they need to escalate the level of violence, which would also presumably prolong the war and make it bloodier. So it's possible that protesting will drag out the war, and it's possible that not protesting will drag out the war. Unless we have some concrete reason to think one or the other of these outcomes is more likely, it seems we have a perfect stalemate as to the wisdom of protesting. So, my congratulations go out to Mr. Barrett for managing to devote an entire column to saying precisely nothing. David N. Tostenson UFgraduate student Protesters not at fault for prolonged war I was shocked by the cynicism displayed in Barrett's column Monday. He would have protesters shoulder the responsibility of protracting this war without placing any blame on the politicians who continue to talk about "staying the course" and "supporting our troops" like they're the ones in charge. The last time I checked, most Americans oppose the war and want us out of Iraq as soon as possible. Shouldn't the blame for this conflict fall squarely on the shoulders of the ones who lied to make us fight and have ignored public sentiment ever since? Isn't there something tragically undemocratic about this whole situation? Mr. Barrett even goes so far-as to place the blame for an authoritarian regime half the world away on protesters here in America. Yes, I'm sure that years of military conflict and indiscriminate bombings are very effective at keeping power out of the hands of tyrants. Clearly, protesters are responsible for the conditions that make people want to resist occupying armies and put their future into the hands of the despot most capable of effectively doing so. In all seriousness, I wonder if Barrett is aware of a recent poll from Iraq showing that 61 percent of responders approve of attacks on coalition troops. Is this a result of the peace movement back in the States? Despite our differences in opinion, I was quite pleased to read Barrett's piece. He gave us more publicity than we ever could have hoped for from the Alligator, and I'm sure not many people fell for his faulty logic. Skeet Surrency member, Gainesville Students for a Democratic Society Press release seminar helps groups get news coverage en I speak with student groups, I'm often asked why the Alligator doesn't cover many organizations' events and news. Despite the Alligator's nosiness and extensive spy network, it can't know about everything on campus. In order for the Alligator to cover something, it has to know about it. So what does it take to get your news covered? First and foremost, your news must be newsworthy. The Alligator doesn't do free advertising. News values include timeliness, proximity, impact, conflict and unusualness. New York Sun editor Charles A. Dana put it pithily: News is "anything that interests a large part of the community and has never been brought to its attention before." Other definitions include shifts in the status quo, changing relationships or disruptive events. But the bottom line is that news is whatever reporters and editors say it is. In order to get your story tnld, you must convince the editors that it's important. The best way to make your case is to e-mail or fax a press release, and make a phone call on the side. A press release is nothing more than a oneto two-page bulletin intended to pique editor interest and provide reporters with essential backThe Original Fast Food Fruits and veggies are already in their own wrappers! They are a quick, cheap, and easy snack to pack. A Student Health Care Center 392-1161 x4281 www.shcc.ufl.edu Take Tjeto at5-f Mike Jayne Ombudsman mjaynecaigator.org ground information about a potential article. Editors are busy, so keep it short and spark their interest in the opening paragraph. As with a news story, the opening or lede sentence -a term deliberately misspelled by journalists -either summarizes the story or entices the reader to check out the next paragraph. Think of it as a phone call to a friend. What's the first thing you say to get his or her attention? "The Gators just whupped the Buckeyes by 27." When you tell a story, you might save the best for last. But in a press release, you want the most important information in the first few paragraphs, followed by details in order of interest or importance. Include your name, organization and contact information. Date your press release, and specify when you want your news published. If it needs to run ASAP, write, "For immediate release" at the top. Give a week's warning when requesting coverage of an event, but follow up with a phone call a day or We Fry In two beforehand. The best time to call is after 5 p.m. If you'd like to announce an event your organization is sponsoring, you might find the "What's Happening" section on Page Two useful. E-mail the newsroom before 5 p.m. the day before you want your announcement to run. Make sure you put "What's Happening" in the subject line. Opinions are different from news, so the paper reserves a special section for them. This section may be a better fit if what you need to say isn't strictly news. You can submit letters to the editor and 550-word guest columns to letters@alligator.org. If your news packs the juice and the paper has enough space, your story will probably get printed -though not necessarily plastered on the front page. If you follow these simple steps and meet these requirements, but the Alligator flat out ignores you, let me know. I'll raise hell. These are just the basics. If you are in an organization and need to promote issues or events, I recommend you come to my press release seminar Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in Williamson Hall, Room 100. I hope to see you there. Mike Jayne is a journalism and political science senior. His column appears as needed. 2.99 oT BuyI s singe Get 1 rree E4Breakfast -2egs -toast -grits -c.offee -tometries Mon, Tues, & Wei. ONLY 4401 NW 25th Place 156NW 13h Ste PaRT FOR LIFE JEWELRY -CANDLES. FI NE GI FTS EUROPEAN SOAPS STICKS FURNITURE present this coupon for 100/o off* your entire purchase www.paddiwhack.com PLAZA ROYALE, CAINESVILLE -3482 NEWBERRY RD (behind Otarbuok's) (35o) 336-3175 *Cannot be combined with any other offer Inxpiratiuu May 8, 2007 2007 A U D I T I O N S You could be the next member of our squad! Log onto www.atlantafalcons.com for audition details

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8, ALLIGATOR S TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007 Reitz gallery offers fledgling artists chance to exhibit H IT IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SHOWINGS. By LAINEY JOHNSON Alligator Contributing Writer Dim lights, white walls and a catered reception marked the atmosphere in which Sarah Rupert's art was showcased. "The gallery" in the Reitz Union is accepting applications for the summer and fall 2007 semesters to give faculty, staff, alumni and students -both non-art and art majors alike -the opportunity to showcase their works. Chosen pieces will be exhibited in the gallery, which is located on the second floor of the Reitz Union, with a catered reception and funding for promotional items also provided. "I know how expensive having your work exhibited can be when you're not helped by a provider," said Rupert, director of the gallery. "We make it possible for struggling students and artists to successfully showcase their work in a very professional manner." Rupert, a UF senior majoring in creative photography, had her photographs showcased in the gallery for one week earlier this semester in the exhibit Conventaional Wisdoms, along with two of her friends, who are also photo artists. opportunity for us and quite a per"Art school puts a lot of emphasonal experience," Rupert said. "The sis on exhibition, so it was a great big space gave us a great chance to put up a lot of work that finished a thought best illustrated in more than one piece." Andrew Stanfill / Alligator UF creative photography senior Sarah Rupert stands by one of her photographs that was part of the exhibit Conventional Wisdom, which was on display for'a week in "the gallery" in the Reitz Union. UF alumnus Frank Curtis had his suitcase installation showcased in the gallery in February. Each suitcase in his exhibit was supposed to reflect changes, events and journeys in his life. Curtis said he initially felt intimated before his one-person show because he didn't think he had enough artwork to fill the large space. On "It turned out the CMRlpUS space accommodated it perfectly, and the staff helped me arrange the work and the lighting," Curtis said. Interested artists must have images in slide or digital format and submit an application, which is available at www.union.ufl.edu/ gallery. Application materials can be dropped off at the Arts and Crafts Center on the basement floor of the Reitz Union. The Art Production Committee, consisting of Reitz Union faculty and students, will review submissions April 1. Shows can either be solo or a group of works based around a theme. The deadline for all applications is March 29, and selections will be announced by e-mail April 9. "This is a great chance to see and exhibit art," Rupert said. "That benefits everybody" UF RESEARCH UF offers expanded undergrad research opportunities By ADRIAN ERLENBACH Alligator Contributing Writer Research opportunities used to be reserved for just graduate students, but lately, more undergraduates have been moving out of the classroom and into the lab. According to a recent CNN report, large universities, including UF, have been expanding their opportunities for undergraduate research to raise rankings and entice highachieving students. In recent years, UF has created more programs devoted to undergraduate research. Hundreds of undergraduates now perform research every year through programs offered at UF, such as the University Scholars program, the Science for Life Program and the McNair Scholars Program for low-income, first-generation and minority students. Mary Brown, a professor in the department of infectious diseases and pathology, said she is pleased with the growing interest in undergraduate research. She has worked with dozens of undergraduates under several different research programs. "It's good to have that mixture," she said. "You interact with people at all levels of professional training." While research is a good resume booster, Brown said the experience undergraduates get is the most important advantage to re"It's good to have that mixture. You interact with people at all levels of professional training." Mary Brown UF professor search because it helps students gain a deeper understanding of what they want to do. Ashley Bittner, a UP senior double majoring in history and political science, spent last summer in England studying the history of globalization in the University Scholars Program. She said that while the project gave' her a firsthand perspective of what historians do, it also helped her discover that she might be more interested in other things. "It made me realize that I needed to take more time before starting a Ph.D. program," she said. In addition to being a University Scholar in 2006, that year she was also awarded the Truman Scholarship, a $30,000 award for undergraduates planning to pursue careers in public service. High-achieving students like Bittner are what make UF's undergraduate research programs possible, Brown said. "UF has some of the brightest undergraduate students around," she said. "They are ready and willing to do graduate-level work." "-/arrr kiudden retreat.l 1.8 Miles from Campus Condo Community Starting at $111,90C 1810 NW 23rd Blvd 352.374.2003 CreeksEdgeCondos.com NEW SC 0TRS L4 LESS onro n sa~ n s Scoote' rSle & Service, IE International Cuisine BAR & G-R-LL I I I L EYEGLASS EXPRESS ONE HOUR SERVICE Butler Plaza (next to Archer Rd. Wal-Mart) 335-232 W.N+ U W. University Av. |Wash, Dry, Fold I I|" Next to Bank of America -i tk~ .~. -~ ~l ~AI ~II K -~ ~:K N I I --U Newberry Square (next to Newberry Rd. K-Mart) 332-3937 NIKECyOWARE

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TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007 N ALLIGATOR, 9 Drug-related home-invasion robberies have risen in past 7 months DRUGS, from page 1 become too comfortable in their criminal behaviors and put themselves in jeopardy The danger, he said, is not from law enforcement but from the dealers' own clients. "When we say drugs and violence go together, we're not making it up," Kameg said. "They do." Students are selling narcotics out of their homes only to find their patrons returning uninvited. Some victims have been beaten up. Others have been pistol-whipped. "Somebody is going to get killed," Kameg said in an interview Feb. 28. On March 3, his premonition became a reality. Eugene A. Robinson, 31, was murdered after a man he knew from previous drug deals entered his home with a .45-caliber handgun and shot him. Robinson was not a UF student, but Kameg said the same could easily happen to anyone dealing drugs. Risky business On Nov. 4, UF student Brett Rampal called police to report that his apartment on Southwest Ninth Street had been robbed. He told officers that when the suspects arrived, they hit him in the head with a handgun and shouted, "Where's the stuff?" according to the police report. Rampal told police he used to sell drugs but no longer did, according to the report. "It's hard to have sympathy for them,", Kameg said. "Some people have actually asked us to get their drugs back for them. If that isn't the classic 'drugs fry your brain' statement, I don't know what is." Locating the perpetrators of such crimes proves difficult. Often the victims are unable to positively identify their attackers, Kameg said. Rampal, for instance, described the suspects as between three and six males who ranged in age from 20 to 40 years, were average in height and weight and were wearing dark clothes, according to the report. "You've now described everybody," Kameg said. "And then they ask, 'Are you going to solve this today?"' Ralph said he thinks these dealers are acting recklessly and breaking a chief drug-dealer mantra. "Don't sell to people you don't know," he said. "That's the No. 1 rule right there." But as blasphemous as it may seem to those with drug-selling experience, Kameg said he has found that Rampal isn't the only UF student to stray from Ralph's principle. "We are going to arrest the victims. I can be no more clear than that."Lt. Keith Kameg GPD spokesman In mid-February, GPD arrested Jared McCaslin and Demitris Golston for robbing a student's apartment on Southwest 23rd Terrace. They took about $2,000 in cash and drugs. Kameg estimates that these relatively small-time criminals are costing Gainesville residents big bucks. In police man-hours alone, .the case involving McCaslin and Golston cost the community about $9,000, he said. After investigations, records and court administration fees, Kameg estimates the community will spend between $25;000 and $40,000 on that case alone. "Heaven forbid that $25,000 could have been used somewhere else," he said. With about 20 similar cases since May 2006, the burden on taxpayers has been mounting. Inside advice Small-time -student dealers -whom Kameg refers to as "nobodies" in the drug world -often believe they are invincible to violent attacks for two primary reasons: They feel comfortable with their clientele, and they think robbers only go after the big fish. Kameg knows better. "Ifyou thinkthere is anyhonor in drug users and drug dealers, you're sadly mistaken," he said. "They will turn on you for anything. Most of our informants are your clients." That's a lesson that a UF student named Adam has learned during his college years. He spoke anonymously due to the nature of his comments but admitted he has smoked marijuana every day for three years and briefly sold pot at one point. He used to live with a friend who sold drugs, and he was exposed daily to the drug-dealing world. But after watching his roommate invite strangers into his apartment to conduct shady transactions and after contemplating the consequences of being caught, Adam decided he'd stick with consumption and leave distribution to others. "If you're in college and you haven't been arrested and you're going to one of the top universities in the country, come on -it's not worth it," he said. "Let the Santa Fe kids sell you pot." Sobering consequences The illegal sale of drugs is an automatic felony, as is the possession of certain amounts of dmugs: But the fall-out can impact a dealer's future even if no prison time is served. If a UF student is charged with a drug-related felony, he or she will likely face a minimum punishment of suspension, said Associate Dean of Students Palge Crandall. After a university judicial procedure, if it is dear that the student has committed serious illegal acts, he or she might be expelled, Crandall said. "Expulsion is the strongest sanction we have," she said. "Expulsion means you will never come back to the University of Florida, and you will probably have a very difficult SGainesville Locations of drug-related home-invasion robberies since June. Rc E 3 Nt2h k, RAA e-l-lei W ll'z' Ay 101 U tha o krd 0 *rs 400 0Z'i time getting into any other university." Suspension is not much better. A suspended student likely loses all financial assistance and can reapply to the university only after a certain number of semesters, depending on the specific punishment. "If you have nothing, you lose nothing," Kameg said. "But if you're a 20-year-old junior in college, good luck getting a job with that on your record. This is not a joke." Kameg said he is fed up with the rise in home-invasions, and as the head of the department's Violent Crimes Taskforce, he has decided to investigate the victims and, whenever possible, charge them with every crime he can. "We are going to arrest the victims," Kameg said. "I can be no Kim Wilmath / Alligator Staff more clear than that." Lt. Bart Knowles, GPD commanderin charge of narcotics, agreed. "If they are physically in possession of narcotics, we're not just going to sweep it under the table," he said. "It's not just going to go away." But the real priority for law enforcement, Kameg said, is not arresting petty pot sellers. It's protecting them from their own high-risk behaviors. In many of the recently reported home invasions, victims have voluntarily let their attackers through the door, thinking they are friendly customers. Kameg said his fear is that Robinson's murder will not be the last of its sort "(Next time) we might be responding to the death of a college kid," he said. B." Kirby thankful for 2nd chance JEOPARDY, from page 1 "I'm never going to be able to get that music out of my head for the rest of my life," said Kirby's wife, 34-year-old Beth Kirby. Kirby made the decision to try out for the game show when auditions were offered online this year, he said. He had participated in brain bowls during high school. Now a teacher at Suwannee High School in Live Oak, said he relearned a lot of information he had forgotten by teaching humanities, a job he said draws on his former experience as an Alligator sports writer. At the Alligator, he went by J.L. Kirby, but he said that "with 'Jeopardy!,' I went with what my mom called me (Jamey) because I was on television." Friday's tie was the doing of the player in the lead, Scott Weiss of Walkersville, Md. When Kirby and the other competitor, Anders Martinson of Union City, Calif., both had $8,000 in Final Jeopardy!, Weiss must have assumed they would risk it all, Kirby said. He only bet enough to tie them. They all answered correctly and evened the scores. "I wouldn't have had a chance to be there if Scott hadn't given me that second chance," Kirby said. The epoiAro und sode became a Ill Il YouTube.com that phenomenon that generated conspiracy theories. As of Monday, the clip had more than 250,000 views and more than 300 comments. And the fans weren't the only ones surprised. After the Final Jeopardy! results were revealed Friday, Alex Trebek responded with, "Aha .the first time ever, a threeway tie." Friends remember kindness, spontaneity DEATH,from page Sophomore Anika Navaroli, who worked with McIntosh in UF's FACES Modeling Troupe, called her "the most fun-loving girl you'll ever meet in your life." Friends agreed, describing her as adventurous, creative, spontaneous and kind. When not in class, Samuels said, McIntosh liked to model, go to the mall and eat sushi. Her ultimate goal was to become the fashion editor for Vogue magazine. News of her crash shocked her friends and left her family in tears. Her boyfriend, UF student Logan Scott, was too upset to talk about McIntosh on Monday. "I thought it wasn't real," Samuels said about hearing the news. "This has to be wrong, you know what I mean? It just couldn't be true. It couldn't be true." Some of McIntosh's friends changed their Facebook pictures to shots of her striking a pose in front of a blue sky or smiling in a stylish white dress. Others used a picture that showed her with angel wings and a halo. The words above read, "Forever in Our Hearts." Photo courtesy of Shari Samuels UF sophomore Tatiana McIntosh died Sunday in a car accident on the Florida Turnpike. IM Av

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10, ADVERTISEMENT, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007 U IFAS helps make UF a better university Wednesday is National Agriculture DayTo mark the occasion I'd like to explain how the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, or IFAS, helps make UF one of the nation's top public universities. IFAS is comprised of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station and the Florida Cooperative Extension Service. These three entities provide education, research and public outreach, respectively. Many universities do not have comparable programs. UF and Florida A&M are Florids's only land-grant institutions. By federal law, they are responsible for supporting the state's agricultural and natural resource* industries, which have a $97.8 billion annual economic impact. IFAS gives UF a presence in all 67 Florida counties, thanks to our extension service and 19 research and demonstration sites. A new Web site, Solutions for Your Life, www. solutionsforyourlife.com,-provides vast online resources to state residents. The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences boasts the sixth-largest undergraduate enrollment and fourthlargest graduate enrollment of any college of its type nationwide. In research, IFAS is among the 20 institutions worldwide publishing the most scientific papers on agriculture and natural resources topics. IFAS helps make UF a national leader in academic disciplines such as genetics, food safety, alternative energy, climate change, organic agriculture, nutrition, aquaculture, invasive species management, emerging pathogens, growth management and water quality. And our faculty will collaborate with UF experts from across campus, via new interdisciplinary programs such as the UF Genetics Institute, Water Institute and the Florida Institute for Sustainable Energy. For all these reasons and many more, IFAS' faculty, staff and students will take special pride in their work tomorrow. But every day they strive to make Florida a better place to live and UF one of the nations best public universities. Jimmy G. Cheek Senior Vice President Agriculture and Natural Resources UF's diverse campus eateries sure to satisfy any hunger Suppose you just got out of class. You're starving and must eat before you head to your next class. Where do you go? Or, imagine you're working and a colleague from across campus calls to suggest you get together for a quick lunch. Where do you meet? The answer to each of these questions depends on where you are on campus and how much time you have. The University of Florida offers so many diverse choices, there's no need look any further the next time you're searching for something to eat. If you're close to the Reitz Student Union, you're in luck. Gator Dining Services features many of the popular national fast-food restaurants like Wendy's, Subway and Taco Bell on the second floor. You can grab a quick bite and head outside to a scenic area like the North Lawn or take a minute to relax in the open food court. For more international fare, try Capeesh for traditional Italian or the Asian-inspired Noodle Bar. When you're tired of fast food but still want something quick, try the Orange & Brew. On the ground floor of the Reitz Student Union just steps away from the duck pond, you can enjoy a fresh panini sandwich or savory T vie soup inside the cozy and pub or take a cup of Starbucks coffee outvisit th side on the patio under an umbrella. www.bsd. You'll still have time to satisfy your sweet tooth. Freshens, also on the ground floor, offers ice cream with different toppings, parfaits, frozen yogurt and fruit smoothies. If you care for a longer lunch and want a change of pace, take the elevator to the fourth floor. At the Arredondo Room, you get an all-you-can-eat buffet, salad, soup and a drink for $6.29. Take in sweeping views of the campus skyline on the balcony V h e Af. Nissa Benjamin Cathy Steiger, Lindsey DeHayes, Brittani Carr and Joan Steiger share a laugh over lunch in the Orange & Brew on the ground floor of the Reitz Student Union. March 20 2 p.m., "Phenylketonuria: Gene Therapy, EnListings in this section are a sampling of zyme Therapy, or?" Philip J. Laipis, Cancer & events at the University ofFlorida compiled Genetics Research Complex, Room C/G 101 from entries listed in thefull calendar that 5 p.m., "Reframing the Erotic: Literary Change appears on the Web at calendar.ufl. edu. To in Hindi, 1900-1930," Valerie Ritter, Grinter Hall, submit an event online, send an e-mail to Room 471 calndar@nersp.osg.ufl. edu with thefollowMarch 22 ng information in this order: event date; Noon, "Oxygen Sensing and the Evolution of event name, briefdescription andsponsor; Neural Circuits," Mario de Bono, McKnight .Brain Institute, DeWeese Auditorium time; location; costs; and contact informa.u. tion to include name, phone number and 4 p.m., "Comparative Physiology of Arterial e-mail Events, dates, times andprograms Wave Reflections," Wilmer Nichols, Florida ae Eubjets chane. s Gym, Room 35 are subject to change. and enjoy selections like Salisbury steak and salmon pasta alfredo. Closer to the east side of campus? Head over to The Fresh Food Company at Broward Dining Center. A good place to find healthier options, diners may select from a variety of entrees like tropical lime tilapia at menus the Latin Kitchen or urs, oven-roasted turkey at the American Bistro. Neb at Choices like the grilled Portobello edu/dining burger and vegetable jambalaya at the Vegan Corner helped UF make the Peta2 list of the most vegetarian-friendly universities in the country. Breakfast is $5.43 and lunch or dinner is $7.43. Students with a meal plan simply slide their Gatorl cards. Faculty and staff now have a similar option with their own membership plan. For a less expensive, outdoor vegetarian option, try the buffet served every weekday by the Hare Krishna Student Center on the lawn at the Plaza of the Americas. Enjoy homemade vegetarian choices, usually with curry, salad with almond dressing, and coconut cake for a suggested donation of $3. You don't have to make that long trek up the hill when you're hungry and down by Shands Hospital. Eat at Einstein Bros. Bagels or Chick-fil-A on the recently renovated Sun Terrace. There is also another food court northeast of the atrium on the first floor, where you can choose from Pizza Inn, TCBY or Wendy's. If you're going toward the park-and-ride lot near Southwest 34th Street and want something more upscale, try the Camellia Court Caf& at the Harn Museum of Art. Spinach-stuffed mushrooms or crab cakes may satisfy your hunger for under $10. To view menus and hours, visit the Web at ww.bsd.ufl.edu/dining. By Panagiota Papakos March 26 4:05 p.m., "The Effects of Vitamin K on Bone Mineral Density," Jessica Kroll, CSE E121 Building University Auditorium March 20 7:30p.m., Kyle Rowan, composition recital March 21 5:30 p.m., John Jenkins, trombone recital 7:30 p.m., Melissa Beard, vocal recital March 22 7:30 p.m., Jazz Band concert March 23 12:50 p.m., School of Music convocation 3 p.m., Sen. John Kerry Produced by the University Relations Office for faculty, staff and students of the University of Florida March 20, 2007

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TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, ADVERTISEMENT, 11 $80,00U scholarship' aiding doctoral student's butterfly research Limited research budgets are a thing of the past for Emily Saarinen. That's because the University of Florida doctoral candidate is the recipient of an $80,000 research scholarship from the Canon National Parks Science Scholars Program. Saarinen is one of eight researchers in North and South America to be awarded the prestigious scholarship, which is sponsored by Canon U.S.A. Inc., the U.S. National Park Service and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The grant has allowed Saarinen to present her research at various conferences, pay her two assistants, and cover her lab and field costs. "The grant is an absolute dream come true," said Saarinen, whose research centers on discovering why the Miami blue butterfly, a '3 once-prominent species in the coastal counties of South Florida, has recently become endangered. "We hope that The oce-prominent our work with the Miami blue butterfly is Miami blues will now endangered. serve as a model organism for other endangered species," she said. Her study focuses on discovering the factors that have caused the species to disappear so quickly. During the 1960s, there were populations of Miami blue butterflies in 16 counties in South Florida, but by the 1990s, the species was considered extinct. In November 1999, two naturalists discovered one last population in the Bahia Honda Key State Park. "We are especially interested in creating a model for butterflies and other invertebrates since there is such limited research on them," she said. Saarinen is specifically interested in exploring the role that inbreeding has had on the species. Using samples from historic Miami blue butterflies preserved in the Florida Museum, Saarinen compares the genetic makeup of historic butterflies with the molecular DNA of the population currently living in the state park. Because inbreeding reduces the genetic diversity of a species, it could be one of the explanations for why the species has deteriorated so quickly. A team of lepidopterists, researchers who study moths and butterflies, has successfully raised 25,000 Miami blue butterflies in the McGuire Center in Gainesville. Jaret Daniels Emily Saarinen works in the Miami blue laboratory at the McGuire Center. The cups contain nickerbean, the foodplant for caterpillars and Miami blue caterpillars. Since 2006, Saarinen an UF researchers have been p leasing the butterflies in Bi Park in hopes that they wil spark a new colony of butt "Our ultimate goal is to Miami blue butterfly so th our help to survive," Saarir n & H---d Kerry to speak at town hall forum Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., will be on the University of Florida campus on March 23 to take part in a town hall forum and question-and-answer session on U.S. involvement in Iraq beginning at 3 p.m. in the University Auditorium. Tickets to the free event will be issued on a first-come, firstserved basis at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Only one ticket per person will be given out. UF faculty, staff and students with valid Gatori identiSen. John Kerry fication cards may pick up tickets in person at the box office beginning at noon today. Tickets for the general public will be available at the box office beginning at noon Wednesday. Kerry is the current chairman of the Senate Small Business Committee. He has served 19 years on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and has experience in national security issues in the areas of 7:30 p.m., Stephanie Smith, organ recital March.24 4 p.m., Kama Rasmussen, piano recital March 25 4 p.m., Gainesville Chamber Orchestra's "Musical Menageries" March 26 7:30 p.m., Eddie Neiman, piano recital Florida Museum of Natural History March 22 5 p.m., Museum Nights, "Can You Dig It?" featuring UF Department of Geology and Gainesville Gem and Mineral Society terrorism and weapons of mass destruction. Kerry also ran in the 2004 election as the Democratic presidential candidate against President George W Bush. The forum is sponsored by ACCENT Speakers Bureau. For more information, call 352-392-1665, ext. 306, or visit the Web at www.sg.ifl.edu/accent, or e-mail accent@sg.ufl.edu. Harn's Family Day offers new look at African art Visitors to the Harn Museum of Art's Family Day on Saturday will discover common elements that connect international contemporary artwork and create artwork inspired by the African exhibitions currently on display. "A New View: Contemporary African Art" will examine African art from past and present through the exhibition "Continuity and Change: Three Generations of Ethiopian Artists," specifically looking at the mixed media pieces by Zerihun Yetmgeta titled "Wax and Gold" and "Yesterday and Today." Following the tour and discussion, guests will create their own contemporary artwork through segmented panel self-portraits using fabric, fabric pens and wood. Family Day runs from 1 to 4 p.m. AdMarch 24 1 p.m., Family Day, "A New View: Contemporary African Art" Galleries "In the House: Domestic Arts from the Horn of Africa," through Aug. 24, Grinter Gallery; reception, 7 p.m., March 30, University and Focus galleries Harn Museum of Art "Art of the Ethiopian Highlands from the Harn Museum Collection," through May 6 "IMAGinING TOBIA," through May 6 mission is free. For more it 352-392-9826 or visit wws on the Web. U.S. circuit judge -to speak at law co U.S. Circuit Judge Rose of the 11" Circuit Court o deliver the 2007 Dunwody Lecture in Law at 11 a.m. Chesterfield Smith Ceremo at the University of Florida of Law. Barkett, who earned her in 1970, was the first woman Florida Supreme Court, sitt ate justice from 1985 to 19 became the state's first wom chief justice of that court. As the first woman in th preme Court, Barkett enco ber of unusual problems. C official title. Justices traditi addressed as "Mr. Justice." ever, said she simply prefer "Justice Barkett." The othe court dropped the "Mr." fr In 1994, Barkett resigne when President Bill Clinton the U.S. 11 "Circuit Court Phillips Center March 20-25 7:30 p.m., "Mamma Mia!" March 24-25 2 p.m., "Mamma Mia!" March 27 7 p.m., Black Female Extrava March 28 7:30 p.m., Jacar6 Brazil March 30 7:30 p.m., "Madame Butterfly March 31 7:30 p.m., AntiGravity HPC Center doubles its computing capacity .The High Performance Computing Center at the University of Florida now has 1,600 CPUs to better serve the high-performance computing needs of UF researchers. This number is up from 800 in 2006. The HPC Center is the result of a faculty-driven effort to bring stateof-the art computing resources to all faculty and their research groups. The effort was started in 2003 with a 400 CPU duster. The center's computing power since has grown significantly. The CPU cluster supports work in a number of areas. These range from gene matching to protein folding to chemical structure. The cluster is also key to chemical engineering and to studies of fluid dynamics, structural mechanics and computer networks. d several other Involvement Portfolio eriodically reaids resume building scayne National 1 eventually For students drafting resumes who erflies there. have difficulty remembering all the restore the activities they have taken part in at the at it doesn't need University of Florida, the Involvement en said. Portfolio may help. By Mindy Morris -The Involvement Portfolio is provided by the Reitz Student Union to help students keep track of their involvement in activities through the use of an ongoformation, call ing online log. The service is available to wharn.ufl.edu any student with a valid Gatorlink name and password. After making entries in the log, students can organize the portfolio by liege placing each activity under one of the mary Barkett broad categories provided on the Web f Appeals will site. This allows students to quickly Distinguished organize the information for a resum6 Friday in the and provides them with a useful tool to nial Classroom identify weak areas in their involvement. Levin College To access the Involvement Portfolio, visit www.union.ufl.edu/involvement/ J.D. from UF portfolio on the Web. n justice on the ing as an associReitz board taking 92. In 1992, she -ions an to serve as the Student applications for Reitz e state's SuStudent Union Board committees will untered a numbe accepted until 5 p.m. Wednesday in ne issue was her Room 330 of the Reitz Student Union. onally had been Student board members get handsBarkett, howon experience in programming, event red to be called o e r justices on the -planning and publicity by working on om their titles. any of the five committees: live music; i from the court lecturers/comedians; special events; film; named her to and public relations. of Appeals. Applications are available online at www.union.ufl.edu/rub or in Room 330 of the Reitz Student Union. ganza Send submissions for publication consideration at least two weeks in advance to insideuf@ufl.edu. UNIV E R S I T Y of "dtFLORIDAThe Foundation for The Gator Notion

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BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND Classic f eds TUESDAY, MARCH 20,2007 ALLIGATOR www.alligator.org/class Furnsed For Rent fuRent < For Rent For Ren!d f rnise furnsW furnished unfurnished nfrished *SICK OF SHARING A BATHROOM?',: Get your own this fail! 2Br/2Ba flats, *3Br/3Ba townhms FREE Tanning, WID, 24hr gym PC Lab, Gated, All Amenities, Pt Friendly Leasing for FALL*377-2777 4-25-72-1 NEED ROOMMATES?! All Inclusive 3's and 4's FREE Roommate Matching FREE Cable, Utilities, Intemet FREE Furn, Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center Ask About our Huge 212.5 Townhouses 336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com Convenient Bus Route! 4-25-72-1 Just Bring Your Clothes Preleasing Huge 2&3 Beds Cable *W/D*Pool*Gym*Pets Ok All we need is you! 372-8100 www.greenwichgreen.net 4-25-72-1 1, 3, 4BR Apts. www.ApartmentsinGainesville.com 4-25-72-1 GET YOURS! Furnished Luxury @ Its Finest PC lab New 24 hr GYM' Located in the heart of G'ville! From $499 362-271-3131 4-25-72-1 Roll Out of Bed & Into Class $469 -$499 Gets you all this! Fully Furnished, Free Ethernet, Free Cable w/HBO, FREE UTILITIES, WID, Roommate match. 379-9300 4-25-72vL School Is Stressful We're the Cure Spots avail Now/Jan/Fall! 2/2*3/3*4/4 Spacious Suites All Inclusivet All Luxury! lime to make the move. LexingtonCrossingUFcom .and start living! 373-9009 4-25-72-1 *BEST OF THE BEST* FREE Cable w/HBO & Showtime FREE GRU Ethernet*FREE Tanning FREE Alarm*FREE cable tv in kitchen' 24 hr gym *2/2 & 3/3 luxury suites Limited Space! From $510/per 374-FUNN 4-25-72-1 Super Clean Studio Walk to Shands Annual lease As low as $375 monthly Indl all utilties Phone 336-9836 4-25-72-2 THE MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET Luxury 11 and 3/21 Starting at $789! Leasing NOWAND FALL! Pets Welcome *Full Size W/D Close to Campus'Access to Luxury Amen. Don't let your future home get away, Stop by and see us today' 352-367-9910 4-25-72-1 *LAMANCHACONDOS* Walkto campus 4BR/1.5BA. Pre-lease now to lock in August rate. Utils included. $450/mo. Call 278-9347 www.lamanchacondos.com 3-22-53-1 COLLEGIATE LIVING ORGANIZATION Spring leases available incl util, eth, meals & parking. Only 1 block from campus. 3774269. $315/mo I 4-25-69-1 Closer to Class than the Dorms! Furnished, All-Inclusive Townhouses: 10 steps to UF classes! Specials @TheCourtyards.net 4-25-58-1 LA MANCHA 914 SW 8th AveWalk to campus pool/laundry; free utilites, cable and dsl all for $425 per room; 2 rooms available. Call 352-284-7304 3-29-30-1 -LA MANCHAWALKTO UF 8th Avenue. Rooms available May Prelease now -LOW FALL RATES Utilities/internet/cable included $450 per month 904-859-7524 3-22-20-1 HUGEPrivate 3B/3BA Looking for Fall Renters New Carpet, A/C, Washer/Dryer Fully Furnished Bike to UF, easy bus route Stay close, yet Private 2 pools, Volleyball courts Individual Leases Located: ROCKWOOD VILLAS Only $375/room Call-772.713.1614 3-23-14-1 Spacious UTW 4/4 Condos!!!! Less Than 1 Mile From UFIl! Prvt baths -Utility credit -$425 mo. Call now -954-651-1864 3-22-10-1 ROOM FOR RENT Lg master suite in new home; 15 min to VA, Shands & UF. NS professional only. All util, cable TV & wireless internet incl. $495/MO 376-7632 3-21-5-1 If you would like to contribute to building a home for homeless school children in our community, please call Ken at 352-3391746. 4-25-29-1 For rent: Furnished 2BR/2BA apt. 3rd floor in Treehouse Village. Super-quiet. Ind W/D. $750/mo 850-621-0010 3-26-5-1 LUXURIOUS VICTORIA STATION CONDO. 2BR/2.5BA. Avail for year lease. Less than 1 mile to UF. 3 bus rts. W/D in unit. $950/mo. Call 954-242-4633 or email kvabraham@aol.com 3-26-5-1 -For Rent urfurnishedOQUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE. Rustic 1 BR apt. $345/mo. 01BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or mobile 213-3901. 4-25-72-2 3BR ACROSS FROM UF Avail FALL, Pets ok Vaulted ceilings, open late From ONLY $490/BR!! 371-7777 collegeparkuf.com 4-25-72-2 LYONS SPECIAL $99 1st month's rent 377-8797 4-25-72-2 WAKE UP & WALK TO UF Studios, 1 & 2 bedroomsfor fall Starting @ $554 Pet friendly, Pool *Come See Us! Open Late 372-7111* 4-25-72-2 I HUGE Floorplans Leasing Now & Fall' Open wkends! 1 from $629 2 from $689 3 from $829 Pools! Pets ok Bike to UF 335-7275 4-25-72-2 BE THE FIRST-LIVE EXCLUSIVELY BRAND NEW LUXURY IN DOWNTOWN Reserve for now or fall -Studios & 3/3s Cable*lnternet*W/Ds*Wood Floors Only 12 left -will not last! 338-0002 4-25-72-2 Apartments off SW 20th Ave. Close to shopping, bus line and a few miles from UF. Price range $425 to $525. Includes water, sewer, garbage and pest control. Sorry no pets allowed. Call 335-7066 Mon-Fri. 4-25-72-2 l Move in Today or Fall!t Walk/Bike to UF Pets ok Affordable rates from $540! Great pools/courtyards! Open wkends 372-7555 4-25-72-2 Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60 second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 538-2181 Iv message 4-25-72-2 Don't Sweat the Small Stuffif Move into a LARGE 3BR today! Pool, Alarm, Free UF Parking Pinetreegardens.com 352-376-4002 4-25-72-2 Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 second walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Short term available. Private Owner. $595up. 352-538-2181. Lv msg 4-25-72-2 SLEEP IN, GET TO CLASS ON TIME Close to UF Luxury 1/1, 2/2 flats & 3/3 TH FREE cable HBO/Show & Tanning Gated Alarms Pet Friendly Oxford Manor, 377-2777 4-25-72-2 "New Luxury Villas" Fenced yard perfect for pets! HUGE 1, 2 & 3BRs with W/D FREE Cable w/HBO/Showtime* Alarm Tanning from $510 Limited Space*374-3866 4-25-72-2 ** ELLIE'S HOUSES ** Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 4-25-72-2 2 BR ACROSS FROM UF! W/D, private bath, LUXURY! Pets welcome, monitored alarm open late and weekends! 371-7777 colegeparkuf.com 4-25-72-2 SIGN A LEASE, WIN A PS31 Luxury 1, 2, and 3s! Cable*Tanning*Gated*Sauna 24-Hr Gym*Ask for Furn and RMM Leasing NOW and FALL! (352) 335-4455 4-25-72-2 *NOW LEASING FOR FALL* 1BR $639, 2BR $739, 3BR $929 Great location*Spacious*ncludes some utits Alarms*Park FREE @ UF*Pets welcome www.SpanishTrace.org 373-1111 4-25-72-2 TREMENDOUS TOWNHOMES 2/2 & 3/3 townhomes Avail Summer/Fall '07 Cable w/HBO, tanning, gym Private Dog Park*All the extras! Call for specials 377-2801 4-25-72-2 Get yours before it's gone! Spacious 1, 2, 3, or 4BR close to UF. Includes water, sewer, 2 pools, On-site laundry, gym, &we love pets! Call 376-2507 or www.BivensCove.com 4-25-72-2 THE LUXURY YOU WANT. AT THE PRICE YOU NEED Remodeled HUGE 2 & 3 Beds Cable*W/D*Tanning* We Love Pets Why spend more? 372-8100 4-25-72-2 We've got BIG ONESm Huge 1, 2, & 3 BRs Great bus route, Pets welcome ONLY 1.3 miles to UF 377-7401 www.boardwalkapt.com 4-25-72-2 Be the BIGGEST on the block 1 or 2bdr this FALL. We love ALL petsl Pool, Gym, Park @ UF, Bball, Tennis Call 4 Specials! 352-332-7401 4-25-72-2 STUDIO APT 60 sec walk to UF. Short term avail. 1 or 2 rooms $425 & up. Call 352-538-2181 425-72-2 We Love Pets 1,2.&3 BR Flats w/Screened Porches FREE Alarm*FREE Tunning*W/D Gated Entry*Cyber Cafe*Pool w/ Sundeck 24hr Gym & Sauna*Only 1.5 miles to UF Hurry, they won't last long*372-0400 4-25-72-2 How To Place A Classified Ad Corrections and Cancellations: Cancellations: Call 373-FIND M -F, 8am -4pm. No refunds or In Person: By Mail: When Will Your Ad Run? credits can be given. Cash, Check, MC, or Visa Use forms appearing weekly in The Classifieds begin TWO WORKING DAYS Alligator errors: Check your ad the FIRST day it runs. Call 373-FIND Alligator. Sorry, no cash by mail. MC, after they are placed. Ads placed at the with any corrections before noon. THE ALLIGATOR IS ONLY REThe Alligator Offic Visa or checks only. UF Bookstore may take THREE days to SPONSIBLE FORTHE FIRST DAYTHE AD RUNS INCORRECTLY. 1105 W. University Ave. Ads may run for any length of Corrected ads will be extended one day. No refunds or-credits can be M-F 8am -4pm By Phone: (352) 373-FIND appear. given after placing the ad. Changes called in after the first d y will not Payment by Visa or MasterCard ONLY. time and be cancelled at any time. Sorry, be further compensated. UF Bookstore at Reitz Union M -F, 8am -4pm but there can be no refunds or credits Customer error or changes: Changes must be made BEFORE M -F, 8am -6pm, Sat. 10am -5pm By Fax: (352) 376-3015 for cancelled ads. NOON for the next day's paper. There will be a $2.00 charge for minor changes. I For Rent: Furnished 6 Furnishings II Motorcycles, Mopeds 16 Health Services 21 Entertainment 2 For Rent: Unfurnished 7 Computers 12 Autos 17 Typing Services 22 Tickets 3 Sublease 8 Electronics 13 Wanted 18 Personals 23 Rides 4 Roommates 9 Bicycles 14 Help Wanted 19 Connections 24 Pets 5 Real Estate 10 For Sale 15 Services 20 Event Notices 25 Lost & Found All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make limitation, or discrimination." We will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. All employment opportunities advertised herein are subject to the laws which prohibit discrimination in employment (barring legal exceptions) because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, familial status, age, or any other covered status. -This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through the type of advertising that is knows "personal" or "connections" whether or not they actually appear under those classif cations. We suggest that any reader who responds to that type of advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information. -Although this newspaper uses great care in accepting or rejecting advertising according to its suitability we cannot verify that all advertising claims or offers are completely valid in every case and, therefore, cannot assume any responsibility for any injury or loss arising from offers and acceptance of offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.

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TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 13 For Rent For Rent For Rent For Rent For Rent unished nishe unfurnishe n1 nishe ishe ) Live at a Legend! The Polos of Gainesville will give you the best college experience with Spacious Apartments, Three Pools with Jacuzzis, HUGE Gym, Billiards Room, and many more amenities Minutes from UF, shopping and Shands. On all major RTS bus routes. All at a rate that won't break your bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656 4-25-72-2 Affordable & Quiet Living -1 & 2 BR Apartments ~ Close to UF and Shands, Butler Plaza, Great Dining $549-$835 Call 376-1248 4-25-72-2 GOT SPACE! We do! Currently leasing 1,2,3, & 4BRs for FALL Pool, Alarm, Free UF Parkingl pinetreegardens.com 352-376-4002 4-25-72-2 MINUTES FROM UFl!! 3/3's from only $486 per Bdrm 4/4's from only $452 per Bdrm FREE Cable w/ HBO/ SHOWTIME FREE Tanning, 24hr Fitness Center Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses 336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com Convenient Bus Route! 4-25-72-2 FORGET YOU HAVE ROOMMATESl Huge 4BR townhomes wI/D. 1662 sq.ft. FREE gym membership and FREE cable! 352-332-7401 4-25-72-2 LIVE THE GOOD LIFE Without breaking the bankl!l 1, 2, & 3BRs for now or Fall ONLY 1.3 miles to UF 377-7401 www.boardwalkapt.com 4-25-72-2 Live in Luxury *Leasing Now and Jan!* 2/2*3/3*4/4 Ind. Lease* All Inclusive 373-9009 4-25-72-2 Sign a lease, Win a PS3! Luxury 2/2 and 3/2! Cable*Tanning*Gated 24-Hr Gym*Furn Avail Leasing Now and Fall! 367-9910 4-25-72-2 1st MONTH FREE 1 BR Villas Starting @ $499. Please call: 352375-3077 or 352-373-2818 4-25-72-2 BIG AND CHEAP 2/1.5 apt 1100 sq ft $650 3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $725 1800 NW 4th St. Over 20 houses also available 373-4423 www.maximumre.com 8-15-168-2 ACTION REALTY Furnished apartments close to UF Individual bedroom leases Semeseter leases $399$725 www.Action-realtors.com 352-331-1133 3-30-54-2 *www. LiVeNearCampus.come See virtual tours, photos, specials, floorplans online! From: Studios $565, 1BR $689, 2BR $779, 4BR $469/rm. ALL just steps from UF 4-25-72-2. 3BR/2BA Triplex-1 block from campus. Major reduction in rent to lease up immediatelyl Looking Glass Apartments 111 NW 16th St. Office 376-1111 4-26-72-2 Available in April Walk to UF Studio $390 1 Br $450 2 Br house $550 Gore-Rabell Realty 378-1387 www.gore-rabell.com 4-25-65-2 2BR Wood floors Across from UF! Pets welcome Open weekends and late 371-7777 collegeparkuf.com 4-25-60-2 MOVE IN TODAY Walk to UFl Studios & 1 bedrooms From only $699 Open Weekends 371-7777 4-25-60-2 Large room in NW home. Great neighborhood. $400/mo includes utils, DSL, DVR, no pets. Prefer mature, responsible nonsmoker. Avail now, flexible. Call Scott 3358209 3-22-45-2 LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Live downtown & have it all! Spacious studios, 1/1s, 2/2s, & 3/3s W/Ds*Huge Closets*We Love Petsl Going fast -don't miss out! 338-0002 4-25-58-2 Save $$$! Move-in TODAY! 2BR, 3BR or 4BR Ask about our 2006 rates! 376-2507 or www.bivenscove.com 4-25-65-2 BLOCKS TO UF93BR houses from $1400 *4BR houses from $160003BR patio homes from $130004BR patio homes from $16000 1-2BR apts from $475 Ample parking. DalyProperties.com, Carol 377-3852 3-30-39-2 **LUXURYAPTS** CLOSEST TO CLASS 2BR/2BA available for Fall www.LookingGlassApartments.com 111 NW 16th St. #1. Call 376-1111 4-25-56-2 Historic Duckpond 1 BR/1 BA in vintage house. Hardwood floors. W/D Quiet area, large yard. 3 blocks to downtown. 304 NE 6th Street. $525/MO 379-4952 Available April or May 3-26-30-2 1BR & 2BR/1BA apts with W/D, cent H/AC, DW, ceramictile, private patio. Pets arranged. Off SW 34th St. Near bus route. From $630/mo. 377-1633 www.lenoxcorner.com 4-2-33-2 1 BED and STUDIOS ACROSS FROM UF Wood floors, pets ok Open late and weekends 371-7777 collegeparkuf.com 4-25-62-2 SW 20th AVE CONDO 2BR/2.5BA. Perfect for Roommates. Pool, bus route, W/D, $800/mo 904-382-0286 3-30-29-2 *ABSOLUTE LUXURY* 2/2 Town Homes & 3/3 Flats FREE Water *Cable*Tanning* Gym Roomate match available Leasing Now/Fall 379-9255 4-25-20-2 www.10houses.com 2 & 3BR houses for August in quiet areas. cute, clean, cent. H/AC, W/D, wood floors, nice yards. Bike to UF. $775-$1300 email nancy@10houses.com or call 352-336-6116 4-2-25-2 *Cozy 2/2 rental: Haile Village* Avail April Contact: 352-337-1740 $1200. Large, Sunny, Bright, & Many Upgrades. Walk 2 cafes, stores & restaurantsMany running trails! Pets Allowed 329-20-2 1 Blk to UF. 1017 SW 1st Ave., 2BR/2.5BA townhouse. Lg. kit, parking, W/D, DW over 1100 sqft. Avail. Aug 1. Call 333-0800. 3-30-15-2 2158 sq ft 4/3 home rent/sale NW Gville mins from campus. Appliances stay, remodeled, wd firs, 2 car gar, deck, 1/2 acre, beautiful landscaping, low utils, fenced. $1,550/m, $2K SD. 3120 NW 31st Blvd, 352 466-0358 4-12-30-2 MASTER BR W/BA IN 4BR/3BA HOUSE 5 mins to SFCC & 10 mins to UF. Low utilities divided by 4. W/D, RTS bus routes. $325/mo. Short term leases available Small pet okay. 352-428-0500 Evan. 3-30-20-2 Houses, Duplexes, condos or Townhouses Walk/Bike/Bus to campus. Neat, clean, good quality. Visit www.gatorpads.com for available units-or call 284-0316 or 281-0733 4-25-36-2 Space, Solitude and Disposable Income Beautiful, Spacious home on wooded landscaped lot, 8rms + 400 sq ft porch. 3BR/1 BA, bike to UF, W/D, $1270 + util. No pets. Available August. 275-1259 4-2-20-2 -0 DOWNTOWN 2BR/1BA w/loft available March. $600/mo ALSO GARAGE/STUDIO APARTMENT. Avail in April. $390/mo. Offstreet parking central. 1st + last + deposit. Call 373-6551 3-20-10-2 House 3BR/1.5BA, large screened private porch, alarm, W/D, close to downtown, $900/mo. $2400 down. Call 352-466-7091 3-20-10-2 Beautiful 3BR/2BA house for rent next to Butler Plaza. $995/mo. 352-359-4438 320-10-2 Available Aug 1st. Several large older houses nuear UF. Students/pets ok. Year lease. Low rents. 352-371-9409 3-20-10-2 RELAY (FOR LIFE "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" LIVE THE DOWNTOWN LIFESTYLE Luxury 3 Bedroom Townhouses For Fall W/D*Loft Spaces*Walk In Closets*Pets OK Walk to everywhere-bars, shopping, dining Call now! Only 10 left! 338-00d2 4-25-30-2 2BR/1BA apt Upgraded throughout. Tile: liv. rm, kitchen,'BA. New carpet BRs. New stainless kit. appls, all new BA. Cent H/AC. Cable/hi spd internet avail. Separate laundry rm. <1 mi to UF, Shands, shopping. $735/mo. jlglackin@yahoo.com or call 727-423-9463. 3kgrd & credit check reqd. Sorry, no pets. 3-22-10-2 Luxurious Victoria Station Condo Avail fall. Less than 1 mi from campus 2BR/ 2.5BA. W/D, interest incl. Pool, w/3 convenient bus rts avail. $875/mo. 352-222-4235 3-30-16-2 PETS FREE AVAIL NOW OR FALL 3 BED ,2 BATH LARGE MASTER WOOD FLOORS BEHIND OAKS MALL $1050 MONTH 2627462 FOR MORE. 4-25-34-2 PETS FREE AVAIL NOW OR FALL WOOD FLOORS 2 BED 2 BATH TOWNHOME PRIVATE DECK 2871 SW 38TH PLACE $875 MONTH 262-7462 FOR MORE 4-2534-2 PETS PARADISE No app or pet fee. 2BR, fireplace, privacy fence, W/D hookup. 4511 SW 71st Terr. $540/mo. Call 352-331-2099 3-26-10-2 00001 BR APT, $550/moeeee Quiet hood; greenspace, trees, private patio, near UF, busline, parking, spacious rooms, adorable kitchen, carpeted fans, no dogs. 1825 NW 10th St. 376-0080 4-9-20-2 University Area rentals! Watch our Website www.rentgainesville.com Union Properties, Inc. 373-7578 4-25-32-2 Hawthorne Reserve off University Ave. New 1, 2, and 3 Bedroom Condos, Completely Refurbished, Quiet Wooded Setting. Pool, Clubhouse and Cardio Center. W/D in each unit, Short Term OK. Close to Mall and Royal Park. $750-$1200. Garland Condos off NW 13th Street. End unit Townhouse w/Alarm SyseTn, W/D hookup and Pool onsite. 2BR 2.5Bath @ $1,000/mo. Union Properties, Inc. 373-7578 4-2532-2 1BR/1BA, no lease. Courtyard, 2 mi to UF, on bus line, quiet neighborhood, next to park. Free water, no pets. $440/mo + $440 sec dep. Call 374-7175 3-26-10-2 1 BR in a 2BR/1 BA. $275/mo. Avail now. No smoking. Must love cats. 3284682 3-27-10-2 HUGE 3 BED HOUSE FREE UF PARKING AVAIL FALL, pets ok ONLY $430/bedroom!!! Open lately 371-7777 4-25-30-2 CUTE COTTAGE in NE Gainesville. Bike to downtown and campus. Fireplace. Big yard. 2BR/1BA. $700/mo. Call Jackie Davis, 219-3789 32 1-5-2 ***GOTTA SEE"' Remodeled 900 sq ft clean 3BR/1BA duplex on quiet NE street. Bike to UF. New carpet/ paint-tile bath & kitchen! CH/AC. Laundry rm W/D. NS. $895/mo 376-7529, 219-2399 I/m. 4-4-15-2 1 & 2 Bed Cottages & Apts. $500/MO. Central AC., W/D hookups. Close to downtown & UF. Cute & MUST SEE! See photos & info www.rentalworkshopcoih 352-878-0904, 318-4553 3-21-5-2 HOUSESI 1 to 4 beds $450-$1500. All close to UF & on bus routes, W/D hookups, Hardwood, central AC, porches, pets OK, See photos @ rentalworkshop.com 870-0804, 318-4553 3-21-5-2 DUPLEX FOR RENT 3215 SW 26 Terr. 1 mi from UF & Shands. 2BR/1BA flat, 850 sq ft. Cent AC, private front patio & backyard. $550/mo. 407-3637198 or cell 407-234-1380 3-20-3-2 Purchase Luminaria I ur0 .1L in ulngtonto honor those with cancer and u rs! Meeting Tonight -March 21 7:00 pm -Turlington 2353 For More Information E-mail: UFCollegesAgainstCancer@yahoo.com a ''. I 6 k

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14, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007 For nhd S mmates R al state Real EstRnte unfurn ished Sbes LIVE ON UF LAKE Pristine Biven's Arm condo. Huge 2BR/2BA, large den (possible -3rd BR), hardwood floors, pool inc. $1295/mo. Call 321-2311505 4-25-29-2 ***10 BLOCKS TO UF*** 1BR/1BA apts in quaint historic Victorian house. Huge rooms, screened porch, wood floors, high ceilings, pvt entrance. $525/mo. 376-2184. 225 SW 3rd Ave. 3-22-5-2 ***4 Blocks to UF***. 3BR/2BA. Hard wd floors, tile, C A/C. Private porch. Off-street parking, W/D. Recently renovated. 1102 & 1112 NW 4th Ave. Aval Aug $1230/mo Call 871-8280 Drive by first 3-30-10-2 EFFICIENCYAPT. $350/MO Includes electric & water. Upstairs unit w/AC & ceiling fans. 8 mi West of 1-75 on Archer Road. No pets. No smoking Call 495-1023 3-23-5-2 700 sq ft apartment. 1 BR. 2 Blocks to campus. W/D. Central air $799/MO. Call Scott 561-767-0868 3-30-10-2 Available now 1BR/1BA clean & quiet, carpet, central H/AC, covered patio, on site pool, fitness, clubhouse, bball, laundry, close to UF, shopping, entertainment, on bus route, utilities, pets ok. 904-814-6976 4-2-10-2 2BR/2BA Luxury Town Hse 1586SF, 2 Story, 4941 NW 1st Placenear UF. Monticello in Mills Pond across from Gainesville Health and Fitness on Newbury Energy Star rated, built 2001, fiber optic. Nature Preserve, 2 Master BR,Ref,W&D,DishWash. Secur. sys, French doors, Small pets OK, Pool,Tennis Court,Rec Ctr, $950 per mo.unfurn. Available 8/1/07 Call 954-928-4750/ 352-377-0921 4-6-14-2 o iSubleases LARGE 1BR THE POLOS Apr 1 -Jul 31. I will pay $300 fee. Pets ok. Rent $550/mo. Bus routes 9 & 35. Screened patio. Fitness centerpr ol, computer lab, tanning salon & more. Call Jason 941-585-1079 4-25-47-3 WALK TO CLASS IN MINUTES! 1 BR avail in 4BR/2BA house across from the law library. Rent $365 plus 1/4 utilites. Email jbrar7@yahoo.com or call 407-461-0355 328-25-3 Available NOW through Dec. Secluded furnished BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA @ Melrose Apartments. $487/mo. Neg. All utils. incl. Quiet roommates. Will pay cash to take over lease. Female only. Call 813-464-1936 320-15-3 MAY-AUG, TIVOLI 4BR/4BA, $360/each + utilities, negotiable. Great bus, no towing, quiet, spacious, washer/dryer & balcony. chinooke@ufl.edu, 407-701-7352 4-2-20-3 Sublease MarchJuly Boardwalk apt 2 min from UF 2BR/2BA sunken living room. $839 + cable & internet. 1st month FREE! Call 850-509-5077 3-20-10-3 AVL NOW THRU SUMMER IN 3/2 HOUSE Lrg mstr BR w/BA fits 2 $500/mo. Reg BR $350/mo. Share Utils plus Wireless/cable. Near bus route by Univ Ave & SW 34 St. 727-421-2213 3-2110-3 Now til Aug or longer! Fully furnished, w/d in apt, cable, water, electric, internet all included! gym, biggest pool in g-ville (campus Lodge), computer lab, free tanning, tennis & b-ball courts.Great roomies.female only.call 352-283-9999 Christine 3-30-16-3 Female sublease 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA Campus Lodge, $510 furnished, WD, and all util. included. In bus route. Close to UF. Avail now thra Aug. 07. Call 352-281-3154 3-20-8-3 Quiet 1BR on SW 20th -Low rent. On the busline, easy walk/bike to UF Sublease anytime May-Jul Apt includes security system. Call Christopher 859-630-9353 3-26-11-3 Sublease at Gainesville Place Apts 2800 SW 35th Place Early May -August 7 $509/mo Pool, Tennis, Weights and More 727-439-7094 3-27-10-3 CABANA BEACH APTS 1BR/1BA in a 4BR/4BA. Furn, poolside, util incl. Move in ASAP. $500/neg. No move in fee. Call 727-364-6981 4-11-21-3 Summer Sublease Greenwich Green Lux Apts. 1BR/1BA in 3BR/3BA Townhouse, ALL 3 AVAILABLE. W/D, water, cable, Pool, Gym, hot tub, incl $360/mo each negotiable. 352-216-2261 3-27-10-3 Move in NOWMARCH FREE 1 BR/1 BA @ Pine Rush Villas -20th Ave. No deposit, No fees. Rent $529 U pay $499 until August + Utils Erika 352-226-1332 3-27-10-3 Sublease May-Aug 2BR/2BA @ Hidden Lake w/walk-in closets, screened balcony, w/gym, pool, tanning bed, W/D in unit. $480/BR indiv or joint lease avail. Call .305-962-2714 or 305-970-1619 3-20-5-3 WALK TO CLASS, NOW! Spacious unfurn. 1BR/1BA 3Blocks from campus behind Swamp Available NOW till Aug $470 Call Rick 727-458-9545 3-28-10-3 Sublease 1BR/1BA unfurnished apt @ SUNRISE Apts. Available now thru July 31st. $400/mo. On 2 bus routes 9 and 35. Call Shirl @ 347-385-1793 3-29-10-3 ACROSS FROM STADIUM! 2 BLOCKS FROM BARS! 118 NW 2nd Ave. Avail May 1 -Jul 31 w/ possible lease renewal. 1/1 duplex, 425 sq ft. No neighbors. $480/ MO. Utils incl. 321-438-5435 3-30-10-3 COBBLESTONE SUMMER LEASE: Deluxe 2BR/2BApool & gym, W/D unit, cable incl, -on.bus route to UF $750/MO +utils. avail. May 1-July 30 (or longer)-furn. available. Call 352-870-1150 3-23-5-3 May FREE!!! 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA 4 blocks from UF $350/MO + utils. Washer/Dryer 10 ft. ceilings. Brick building private bath. Avail May-July 352-256-1999 3-23-5-3 $300/mo Avail May thru July @ Countryside 1 BR/1 BA in 4BR/4BA. utils incl. Washer / dryer in unit & fully furnished. Call 904-705-1689 3-23-5-3 APRIL 1 -AUGUST 1 2007 Bivens Cove Apartments-Near UF $900/ $300 per person 3BR/2BA Amenities/pool, basketball court/ laundry rooms (2) and optional W/D appliances Call 352-505-5414 3-23-5-3 Summer sublease May -Aug. Melrose Apts. 1BR/1BA in a 4/4. $399/mo. Everything included. Furnished. Contact 561-801-5353 3-30-9-3 Sublease Available now thru July 31. 1BR in a 3BR house. Walk to campus and downtown. $300 month + utilities. Call 239-2722144 3-26-5-3 1 Bedroom/1 Bath for April 1 to August 1 sublet. $570/month. On bus routes 12, 1, 36. Close to campus. 750 sq. ft. Quiet complex with option to renew. Phne 860-377-7713. 3-26-5-3 PM M at s Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Cobblestone 377-2801 Hidden Lake 374-3866 4-25-72-4 Female roommate for one/two female UF students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second walk to UF. Old house charm with all amenities. Avail Now. $400 -up. 352-538-21 811.v message. Private Owner 4-25-72-4 FEMALE ROOMMATE NEEDED (1) for 4/2.5 new townhouse, 10 min from UF by car or bus, all included $410 954-5574769/baezwpa@bellsouth.net. 3-30-74-4 Master BR avail in huge home. 2 profs need mature 3rd. Digital, wireless, W/D, yard serve, 2 bus rts, quiet area. SW G'ville. Avail MarJul $450 + utils. davem@ufl.edu 3-23-25-4 Rockwood Villas 2BR/2BA for rent, W/D, all appliances, $425/ room + sec dep, call Abby 352-281-5617 4-9-60-4 Quiet roommate: master br in 1000 sq ft 2BR/2BA $335/mo + 1/2 util. On 6th Street. Full-time UF, pref male. Move-in Aug must cosign. Call Charles 407-342-8940 3-23-15-4 $295/mo Available now. UF close. Great student roommates. Month-to-month or lease thru July. 352-371-9509 3-20-10-4 2BRs in wing of new 4/3 house, avail now. BR have deadbolt locks, monthly maid service utils incl $525/BR, cable, wireless, parking and on bus line. Club has hot tub, gym. Lori 850-212-9848 UFGatorHome@aol.com 4-4-20-4 Female roommate needed for 2BR/2BA furnished townhouse. Next to pool. Clkose to Oaks Mall. $400/mo which includes cable, internet, and utilities up to $100.Call 386795-4360 3-22-10-4 Roommate needed for 3/3 twnhse in gated comm. Lg BR w/pvt BA & walk-in closet. New appliances, carpet & paint. All amenities-& utils incl. 24hr gym, pool, Bball, HS internet, cable wHBO/SHO $550 954-483-4597 323-10-4 Roommate needed for 4BR/4BA condo @ University Terrace West. $425/mo w/$125 dep. W/D, wireless internet & cable all Inc]. Please call 407-719-1699 3-30-14-4 BRAND NEW spacious condo needs female roommmates 3/3 avail in 4/4 starting 8/1. 2 blocks from UF! $530/mo, all incl. Call Amy 954-536-2052 3-26-10-4 Room for rent $475/mo all utils, cable, hi-speed internet incl Male only. Near 43rd & Newberry 256-7227 328-10-4 UF Student needs roommate to share 2BR/ 2BA condo 1.5 mile to campus. Steps to bus/pool/gym/com lab. $520. 770-429-3999, 352-381-7362 Private Owner 4-4-15-4 Roommate needed for Aug 2007. 3BR/3BA @ Stoneridge Apts. $375/mo + utils w/$200 dep. W/D incl. Unfurnished room. Call Ryan @ 863-441-0643 3-22-5-4 Female roommates wanted for 4BR furnished pool.house. $450/mo + utils. 1 mile from campus on bus route. Non-smoker. No dogs. Avail June. Call 954-899-7197 4-25-29-4 $267.50 + 1/2 util.1BR in 2BR/1BA apt. Very close to campus! For details/contact #, to to: www.gainesville-rent.com/Roommates.asp Find Christine. 3-22-3-4 ONE MALE ROOMMATE needed for 3BR/2BA house 5 miles from campus. $290/mo. Contact Ryan ASAP. 941586-9992 3-22-3-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach over 24,000 possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone. Please Call 373-Find PRE-CONSTRUCTION, NEW, & EXISTING CONDOS & HOUSES FOR SALE NEAR UF AT AFFORDABLE PRICES. SEARCH HERE OR RECEIVE A FREE AND COMPLETE LIST VIA E-MAIL. Visit www.matlpricerealtor.com or Call Today, 352-281-3551, Matt Price, Campus Realty. 4-25-72-5 iJON5GAT. o. I. N NEW 1,2&3BR Condos Starting at $159K By UF. Gated. Covered, assigned parking Mat & Tiffany Thomas -Realtors Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc. 352-494-0194 & 352-316-5556 4-25-66-5 "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" us 250s Call 359more 60.-5 h St. uher/ action eating king. MM Great Visit other ) Wanted for: Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Sell Deliver CRIME STOPPERS Call (352) 372-STOP ~~2 (Ck or 5js2oof Walk to UF and stadium from luxurio Jackson Square Condominiums. Newly renovated 1 & 2 BR units starting Built to last a lifetime Priced from mid-$ at $99,900 (as-is at $86,900). Steps from Call 352-870-9453 Shands, VA, Dental School, New Cancer 4-25-72-5 Center & more! Visit mmparrish.com/ servconstruction15.cfm or Call Coldwell Banker, MM Parrish, Realtor 352.372.5375. Need to buy or sell you home/condo? 3-30-37-5 Kate Wallis, ERA Trend Realty, 3521112 or visit www.katewallis.com for info. UF Alum. GooooQ Gators! 4-192/2 off Archer between campus & 341 Just $129,900! Fully furnished with wa dryer & all appliances. Eric Leightman A A peaceful, sophisticated lifestyle. 1, 2 & 3 Realty 352-219-2879 4-25-60-5 BR luxury townhomes in pool community with many amenities. Priced from $159,700. Great upgrades and bonuses available. Call Coldwell Banker, MM Parrish, Realtor 352.377.4977 or visit MagnoliaPlaceTownd ominium.com. 3-30-37-5 ITIE. PALM New 2BR/2BA condos. Prices stn Cn the $260,000s. Guaranteed Pa (: Cl ompletion Spring 2008. Rus -1 C Mt I Yours Today! 'Call Coldwell Banker, Parrish Realtor 352.372.5375. Financing Opportunities Available. Completely renovated 1, 2 & 3 BR condos www.mmparrish.com for information on. literally across 34th Street from campus. available properties! 3-30-37-5 Visit www.cazabella.com or Call Coldwell Banker, MM Parrish, Realtor 352.373.3583. 3-30-37-5 Pre-Construction Pricing next to campus! M OST W ANTE Oxford Terrace II -Walk to UF from a brand new condo! www.oxfordterrace.com. Call Eric Leightman with Action Real Estate 352-219-2879 4-25-72-5 1BR 3 blocks to UF & Shands. Newly remodeled, central A/C, W/D, luxury kitchen, tile/Pergo, OW, very clean & private, big BR, ample parking, first floor, on bus route. $105,000. 352-362-6410 3-23-55-5 Would You Like to Live Near UF? Stop Renting, BUY NOW! FREE List of Condos 24/7 www.CondosNearUF.com Campus Realty 336-3900 4-6-56-5 Woud You Like to Live Near UF? Stop Renting, BUY NOW! FREE List of Houses 24/7 Victoria M. www.HomesNearUF.com Campus Realty 336-3900 4-6-56-5 W illiam s Black Female I BUY (DOB 11/01/75); 5'08", houses, condos, land & any other real estate. 160 lbs Bla ck Hair, Can close in 3 days, all cash. 727-560-6081 4-25-68-5 Brown Eyes

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TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 15 Ral te Real Estate Real Eateshi ers BUYERS' MARKET, SAVE THOUSANDS Buy a new condo near UF FREE list of luxury condos 24/7 www.NewCondosNearUF.com Campus Realty 336-3900 4-6-36-5 Newly renovated 2BR/1.5BA end unit condo desireable Casablanca East. Newer AC, W/D, scr porch, Tile destairs kitchen, hall & 1/2 BA. Comm pool & bus rt on site. Quiet conv to Shands/UF. $139,900. 352-246-5958 3-28-30-5 ALEONPR GRANTWOOD CONDOMINIUM BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION CLOSE TO UF AND SHANDS Starting in the mid $170's 2BR/2.5BA Townhomes Gated Community on Bus Route 2508 SW 35th Place OPEN HOUSE Tu-F 2-5, Sat & Sun 1-4 Contact Birdie Murnane, Venture Realty of North Florida at 352-222-8888 or visit WWW.ALEXANDRACONDOS.COM 3-23-20-5 OWN AT COUNTRYSIDE 4/4 CONDO Tiled living area & kitchen. Owner occupied. Clean and well maintained. Price $179,900. Owner is licensed realtor With ERA Trend Realty. Call 352-870-8459 for details. 321-15-5 University Terrace West 4BR/4BA condo. Ground floor, fully furnished $187,000. W/D, pool, on bus route, 3800 SW 20th Ave. Near Butler Plaza. Call Steve @ 352-586-6468 3-30-16-5 2BR/2BA Oakbrook Walk Condo. WALK TO UF/Shands. Laundry rm, W/D ind, night security. Cathedral ceilings. Balcony overlooks pool. $173,000. Call 321-217-6991 3-22-10-5 Condo for sale in BRANDYWINE 2BR/2BA. $115,000. 1226 sq ft for sale by owner. Excellent condition. New tile & wood floors. Call 352-562-4091 3-22-10-5 Casablanca East Condo. 2BR/2.5BA Renovated! Wood floors, granite, new carpet www.casablancaeastcondo.com 352-2627932 3-22-10-5 CASABLANCA EAST 2BR/1.5BA 2 mi to UF on bus rte. Wood firs, 2004 appliances, util room incl W/D. Pool, security sys. Avail mid-May. $135,000. Call 352-804-6169. 329-15-5 WHY RENT WHEN YOU CAN OWN 3 BED 2 BATH CONDO WOOD FLOORS LARGER MASTER WITH WALK IN CLOSETS BEHIND OAKS MALL OWNER/AGENT 352-262-7462 4-25-34-5 WHY RENT WHEN YOU CAN OWN 2 BED 2 BATH CONDO WOOD FLOORS, PRIVATE DECK NEWER APPLIANCES $139,500 OWNER/AGENT 352-262-7462 4-25-34-5 UNIQUE RANCH HOME Brand new 1440 sq ft 3/2. Close to UF. 2359 sq ft. Enjoy lounging RESTAURANT SPACE fo by pool in private courtyard w/cabana bath, blocks from UF in beautiful Call Francine Milarn 352-214-1722. Coldwell Condominiums. Call Eric Banker MM Parrish. 3-20-10-5 for info 4-25-33-5 so e "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content r sale or lease 3 I Jackson Square Wild -at 870-9453 Available from Commercial News Providers" U 6 ft Brand new 1020 square ft OFFICE SPACE for sale or lease 3 blocks from UF in beautiful Jackson Square Condominiums. Large private balcony. Call 870-9453 4-25-33-5 3/2 1976 SQ FT concrete block home on nearly 2 landscaped acres in Jonesville area, priced below appraised value $265,000. Call David @ Campus Realty 339-3836 or 3363900 3-23-10-5 MH in Arredondo, 3BR/2BA, 16'x6O', screened porch. New AC, fridge, dryer (all warranted) comes W/all apple. Lawn mower. BBQ grill. $3500 (incl tax) + take over $646/ mo lot rent & pmt. 283-8077, 618-204-2853 3-27-10-5 WANT TO OWN CLOSE TO CAMPUS? Student condos & houses for sale! Close to UF, walk to campus! Go to HomesAtUF.com or call Steve Barry, Campus Realty 352 494-49961 330-13-5 If you would like to contribute to building a home for homeless school children in our community, please call Ken at 352-3391746. 4-25-29-5 Condo for sale (or rent) 1/1 CREEKSIDE VILLAS NW 29th Rd. Well maintained. Upstairs Creekview. $84,900. 407-616-7496 4-515-5 House for Sale: Charming 1940's cottage w/pvt yard near UF. 2BR/1BA, wd firs, new roof, elec & AC/Heat pump in 2005. Sec sys & termite contract. $220,000. See Photos at wwwl0houses.com or call 352-336-6116 4-2-12-5 6.8 Acres near Newnans Lake. Heavily wooded, deeded access to the lake. Cannot be split. Mobile or site-built home acceptable. $81,600. 352-281-6618 3-22-5-5 Furnishings: BED -QUEEN -$100 ORTHOPEDIC Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 4-25-72-6 BED -FULL SIZE -$78 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 4-25-72-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT -$350 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. 352-3727490 4-25-72-6 BED -KING -$170 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588 Can deliver. 4-25-72-6 CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost $1500, sacrifice $550 352-333-7516 Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516 4-25-72-6 BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can deliver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1400 (352) 372-7490 4-25-72-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846 4-25-72-6 DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table, 6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New, still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100. Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 4-2572-6 FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899 DINETTE SET Spc $85 Brand new in box. Never used. 352-377-9846 4-25-72-6 **BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW* **Full $80 Queen $100 King $170** Orthopedic pillow-top sets. -Brand name matching sets not used or refurbished. Still in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516. 4-25-72-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $100 352-377-9846. 4-25-72-6 BedAll New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516. 4-25-72-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror,,Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-25-72-6 FUTON -$60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-25-72-6 Pool Table -Gorgeous 8" All wood table. Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs. Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail $5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846 4-25-72-6 Hot Tub/Spa -$1295 Brand New Loaded! Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery, MUST SELL 352-372-8588 4-25-72-6 Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box. New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $80 317-4031 Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 4-25-72-6 BEDS. FURNITURE. FUTONS LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av. New 0 Used Buy 0 Sell 4-25-72-6 BED SETS CLOSEOUTS Sealed in plastic Twin sets $89. Full sets $129. Queen sets $149. King sets $189. 352376-0953 or 352-378-6005 4-25-72-6 MEMORY FOAMSame as Temperpedic Save 50% & more. Other closeouts. Twin sets $89. Full sets $129. Queen sets $149. King sets $189. Student discounts apply. 4370 SW 20th Ave. 376-0953 We Deliver! 4-25-72-6 OBeds *Full mattress & boxspring sets $49 Queen sets $89 *Single sets$39 OKing sets $99 from estate sale. 376-0939/3786005 Call-A-Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave. 4-25-72-6 BEDS FUTONS FURNITURE Quality furniture at reasonable prices. Morrells Furniture Outlet, 140 NW 6th St. 352-378-3400 Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfurniture.com 4-25-72-6 Computs CASH PAID For Laptops Sales/Service 336-0075. Power Supplies & Drives. Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 4-25-72-7 A+ Ooimputer Ueek 333-8404 Computer Help! Now! 4-25-144-7 1-8-118-7 4-25-72-7 **Gatornerd.com** Laptop/Computer Repair We will beat any price! virus, hardware, Icd, dc jack, more. Free Diagnosis 0 352-219-2980 0, 4-25-72-7 COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 4-25-72-7 Microsoft Certified Professional fc'se to address all of your computer and home networking needs. Free estimate. References available. Don't hesitate. Call 352-226-5151 4-25-72-7 DATA RECOVERY & Forensic Analysis Professional, Reliable Work Law Enforcement Officer BS Degree, A+ Certified Technician DataTriangle.com, 352-231-3300 5-15-73-7 *****ALTRICK COMPUTERS***** Computer/Laptop Repair 0 0 Upgrades S Free Diagnosis 0 Will beat any price 0 @ 813-918-7915*1215 NWth Ave S 4-4-30-7 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 WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS Best Prices in Town* SPIN CYCLE 373-3355 424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN) 4-25-72-9 a Ir',Sa PARKING: Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 4-25-72-10 For Sale Books by Bob BraCkin Visit my website www.bobbrackin.com 4-25-72-10 UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS are underway. bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: http://fa.ufl.edu/am/surplus/online/ 3-30-53-10 Engagement ring for sale Ict. round diamond ring, in white gold. Clarity VS-2, Color F, ring appraised at $6,600Must sell $3,750 OBO 727-560-6081 425-68-10 I 6CS Mopeds ** SCOOTERS ** RPM MOTORCYCLES INC SALES, SERVICE, PARTS Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St. www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974 4-25-72-11 ***SOLANO CYCLE***. Scooters from $899. Largest selection from KYMCO, Daelim, Hyosung, Adly, Go-Ped, Schwin, others. 2 yr warrantees. 3550 SW 34th St 338-8450 solanocycle.com 4-25-72-11 *****New Scooters 4 Less***** Providing excellent service and new scooters at great prices! 1901 NW 67th Place, 336-1271 NEWwebsite www.NS4L.com4-25-72-11

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lo 16, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007 yc 1, Moped Aus Help Wanted Help Wanted HelpWanted ***Gatorloto*** We have moved to a temp. location as we await the completion of our new state of the art facility. We still have new scooters starting at $1199. lyr Warranties. We also service ALL brands of scooters. Pickup Available. Low Labor Rates. Free estimates. 376-6275 4-25-72-11 SCOOTER SERVICE New Scooters 4 Less has LOW rates and services on any scooter. Pickup/drop off avail. $19.99 oil change and tune ups. Call us! 336-1271 4-25-72-11 SWAMP CYCLES 534 SW 4th Ave. Largest Selection of E-bikes, Scooters, Accessories and More!! Best Prices and Customer Service!! www.swampcycles.com 4-25-72-11 Scooter Maintenance Packages! Buy all of your scooter maintenance in a 2 or 4 year package & save $! Check out NS4L.com or call 336-1271 for more info! 4-25-54-11 *www.BuyMyScootercom"5" Buy A New Scooter 0 Buy-A Used Scooter All on one site! Check the website or call 336-1271 for more info! 4-25-54-11 **SHINKO SPORT BIKE TIRES** 190/50/ZR17 $115.95-180/55/ZR1 7 $112.95 120/70/ZR17 now $82.95 (in stock + more) Michelin/Dunlop/Bridgestone/Metzeler/Pirelli www.rpmmotorcycles.com/tires 377-6974 4-25-36-11 BLOW OUT SALE!!! GatorMoto is having a huge sale on NEW '06 models. Only $899 gets you a brand new scooter w/ 1 YEAR WARRANTY! Only a few left at this price. Financing avail. 376-6275. 4-25-31-11 2004 TANK SCOOTERGreat condition! $700. Call Stephany (407) 617-0883Leave a message 3-21-5-11 HONDA SHADOW CLASSIC '86 V-Twin VT1100 Excellent Condition Runs great, 21K,$2950/OBO Joel 35736-0075 3-26-5-11 WIL Autos OFAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR* ORunning or not!* *NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS Over 10 yr svc to UF students OCall Don @ 215-79874-25-72-12 CARS -CARS Buy*SellSTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 4-25-72-12 OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000 SELECT MOTOR CAR THE YELLOW BUILDING 2715 N MAIN 377-1616 www.selectmotorcar.us 4-25-72-12 $500! POLICE IMPOUNDS! HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC. For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622 4-25-71-12 Grand Opening Sunrise Auto Sales 3630 N Main St. 352-375-9090 Buy Here, Pay Here 4-25-72-12 SunriseAuto Sales 3630 N. Main St. 352-375-9090 No credit check Bring W-2s and Drive home today. 4-2572-12 Sunrise Auto Sales 352-375-9090 $2000 off all financed vehicles Warranty available Wide selection of vehicles 4-25-72-12 Sun City Auto Sales 2306 NE Waldo Rd 352-338-1999 Buy Here, Pay Here No credit check 4-25-72-12 Sun City Auto Sales 352-338-1999 Bring W-2s &drive home today Wide selection of vehicles $2000 off all financed vehicles 4-25-72-12 JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY! 00O FREE 0 FREE 0 FREE* FREE6OS MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY! CALL DON 215-7987 4-25-72-12 GATORMAX Used Cars Sale & trade www.gatormax.net See our inventory! 5-15-84-12 CARS FROM $29/MO! Hondas 0 Chevys 0 Jeeps and more! $0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr. For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765 4-25-72-12 2006 Hyundai Sonata LX V6. All power. Alloy wheels. Leather, CD, keyless entry, extra clean. Factory warranty. 17K mi. $15,900 Call 352-514-8580 3-2220-12 **HEADLINERS SAGGING?** POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK? On site available. Call Steve 352-226-1973 4-25-43-12 2005 HONDA S-2000 19k miles; metalic silver; well cared for; one owner; $25,500 OBO; 283-8795 or dobingod@hotmail.com 3-20-5-12 1M 7Wante d THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY NEEDS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS Transport patients to/from treatments Must have valid driver's license, safe driving record & attend training session. Call 352-376-6866 ext 114 for more info. LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 8-1524-13 UF GRAD PAYS MORE for gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 2228090 4-25-72-13 Buying jewiry, gold, diamonds etc. Top dollar paid. 727-560-6081 4-25-68-13 On going volunteer needed: Blind lady needs trans Sundays only to Mass @ Queen of Peace Catholic Church or St. Augustine Catholic Church. For more info. call 219-6948 1 live in the Tower Rd. area 3-23-72-13 ASSISTANCE FOR BLIND LADY living in the Tower Rd area. Need volunteer companions for EVENING WALKS and SATURDAY MORNING TRIPS TO ANGEL GARDENS. Prefer females. Please call 352-219-6948 3-23-72-13 $$ WANTED TO BUY $$ 1990 First in SEC Football ring & older jerseys, rings, watches. e-mail = TWORINGS4UF@aol.com or 904-4.15-3294 3-22-7-13 This newspaper assumes no responsibility' 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 information or arranging meetings Sthe independent florida alligattor RETAIL ADVERTISING MANAGER We are looking for a motivated, energetic and sales driven individual to train a student sales staff in outside advertising sales. Emphasis on building new business relationships and increasing existing client base. Newspaper ad sales background an advantage. Marketing experience a plus. The job is 100% sales. Modest salary, good benefits and excellent working environment. With resume, send cover letter that must include salary requirements for you to be considered for an interview. Send to: General Manager, The Independent Florida Alligator, POB 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604 Or email tcarey@alligator.org: No phone calls. EOE. LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS? Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be over 22, stable work history, clean driving record, drug-free, pers ref. www.carrsmith.com for details. 4-25-72-14 Animal Care Tech looking for hard working person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will train, PT to start with more hrs possible. Start at $7.00/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024 between 9-4 M-F. 4-25-72-14 CNA CLASS: $250! learn @ your own time & pace. All you need to be a CNA & pass the state exam is on VCR tape. I have a 95% PASS RATE! check it out: www.lapcnatraining.com or 800-566-4913 4-25-72-14 Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start work today! No sales, opinion research only! Flexible Schedule! Perceptive Market Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now! 425-72-14 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/ employment 4-25-72-14 $$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$ For gently used brand name Clothing/accessories & furniture $Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 425-72-14 BARTENDING $250 A DAY POTENTIAL No experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 4-25-72-14 SECRET SHOPPERS Needed for evaluations of Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters Flexible Hours, Training Provided Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254 4-25-72-14 GATOR DOMINOS $12 -15/Hour DRIVERS $6.67 -$7.40/Hour INSIDERS $8.35-$9.40/hr MANAGERS in training Apply online at www.gatordominos.com/jobs Or at any of the 6 locations. 4-25-72-14 Gator Domino's is growing again. We are looking for career oriented team members. Nom hiring Assistant Managers and future GMs. $8.35-$9.40/hr for Managers in training. GMs $40k+. Send resumes to Freddie@gatordominos.com or call Ann at 352-318-9650. Learn more at www.gatordominos.com 4-25-72-14 GREAT PAY FOR THOSE WHO STAY! Park Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers for all positions. Cashiers (fullday availability & line workers (AM 8:30-1 & PM 12-6 shifts avail) 15-40hrs-your choice. Great work environment. Apply in person. 7404 NW 4th Blvd. Across from Home Depot. No calls please 3-30-118-14 POLITICAL CALL CENTER Phone reps needed ASAP for Political Campaigns. Base hourly rate + bonus. 371-5888 ext. 111 or 4112 NW 22nd Dr. 425-72-14 GRAD UATION 2007 A special seCtion with stories and photos commemorating the graduation of more than 6,000 students from the University of Florida. The Alligato-es Graduation 2007 section is the perfect place for advertisers to either thank students for their support during their years in Gainesville, or advertise for graduation gifts, products or services suitable for graduates. Jewelry -Restaurants Car Dealerships -Auto Repair, Car Care Electronics -Travel Deadline: Monday April 2nd Run Date: Monday, April 9th Advertising: 376-4482 a i -Bookstores Framing Stores -Clothing Stores -Photo Supplies .Florists Luggage ".Card Shops AnblatoR, We s~ 1"", '1de".l

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TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 17 el HelpWWanntedtd Help Wanted Help Wanted Help Wanted EARN $60 THIS WEEK! Donate Plasma & Save a Life $$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$$ Best part-time job you'll ever have NEW DONORS Bring this Ad and Earn an Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation. DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St 352-378-9204 4-25-72-14 000 SOCCER COACHESOO@ needed tor GSA rec and camp youth teams. Experience required. License preferred for comp. For info: contact@gainesvillesoccer.org or 379-5979 4-25-72-14 PARADIGM PROPERTIES Leasing Consultant, PT Sales & customer service exp. .EOE, DFWP 220 N. Main; 352-375-2152 X301 x301 www.teamparadigm.com 4-25-30-14 Bureau of Economic and Business Research at Warrington College of Business Administration Survey Research Center Hiring Students and Non Students Hourly Rate ($7.50 -$8.00) Flexible scheduling Great Resume Builder Fluent Spanish/English Speaker Positions Available (352) 392-2908 X 105 4-25-72--14 Sales/Leasing Specialist Part-time and Fulltime professional sales positions in local managment co. Fax resume, cover letter & avail schedule to 352-376-6269 or email hr@trimarkproperties.com. 4-25-70-14 Attn Smokers! Earn at least $7/hr Smokers needed to participate in a study on decisionmaking & smoking. If interested, come to Rm 81 in the UF Psycholo-1 Bldg, call 3920601 x297, visit www.psyi.ufl.edu/-locey/ smokers.mht for more info. 4-25-70-14 CASHII Tired of sitting around with out it? Sit here & make it! UF FLORIDA REPDIALS seeks UF students to raise funds. Earn up to $8.00/hr with a FLEXIBLE schedule. Apply at 105 NW 16th St. 4th floor. Academic Classroom Building 105 or call 392-7754 for more info 4-25-69-14 GATORSNEEDJOBS.COM Paid survey takers needed in Gainesville. 100% FREE to join. Chlick on Surveys. 425-66-14 400+ Counselor/instruct 3 Coed Summer Camps Travel Paid. Top Salary. Cool Nights & Warm Da 1-800-488-4321 www.lo 4-25-55-14 "Copyrighted Materi Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News F 9, % I r ) / I ( / I or Jobs! in PA. Summer Jobs 0 $2100 Co-Ed Camp Seven Weeks Room and Board Included Get Paid to Play The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC). needs male and Femalesummer camp Counselors Ages 18 and up. FEYC is an overnight camp located off of Highway 450 in Umatilla, FL The camp runs June 4 -July 22. Please Contact Krys Ragland at 800-523-1673 ext 251 or 352-669-9443 ext 251 4-25-61-14 Earn $2500 + monthly and more to type simple ads online. www.DataAdEntry.com 4-25-60-14 *Dancers Needed* For adult entertainment company. Make $1000+/wk. Flex schedule 378-3312' 3-3035-14 PART TIME CLEANERS No experience necessary. No weekends. Flexible daytime hrs. Excellent pay. $10/hr. Clean vacant apts. Call 378-8252 4-1240-14 ys! hikan.com 101 DOWNTOWN Hiring all restaurant/bar positions. 201 SE 2nd Ave. Suite 101. Contact 407-810-0924 or 101downtown@gmail.com 3-20-20-14 Sears, Oaks Mall Now hiring sales & stock positions. See store for inquires. May apply online. AA/EOE. 330-28-14 VIRTUALLY CUBAN, Gainesville's Best Cuban Restaurant & Internet Cafe is hiring Servers, Drivers, & Dishwashing Positions for lunch & dinner. Experience a plus, but not required. Spanish speaking a plus but not required. Please apply in person at: 2409 SW 13th ST M-F 3pm-5pm. a www.virtuallycuban.com 3-23-18-14 SUBWAY OAKS MALL Happy energetic fast reliable honest people. No hot greasy fries, no grease traps. Call 305-773-3592 4-10-29-14 roviders" Camp Counselors Needed at Camp Wekiva in Wekiva Springs State Park, AApopka, FL. A Sleepaway, Environmental Camp Boys -June 16-30 Girls June 30-July 28. Contact mj.meherg@worldnet.att.net 4-12-30-14 Bright enthusiastic, industrious workers wanted for toy/gift store. FT/PT. Must be able to work weekends, breaks and holidays stop by for an application @ 1510 NW 13th St. 3-22-15-14 MAUI TERIYAKI Now hiring COOK & CASHIER PT & FT. Apply in person 600 NW 75th St. Benefits include FREE MEALS 3-30-20-14 WRITERS WANTED To rewrite articles! Accepting bids. Email for details. articlewriters@getresponse.com 3-30-20-14 Rapidly-growing telecom co at 1405 NW -13th St. E5 seeks SALES ASSOCIATES. High energy and will train. Call Danielle after 1pm at 372-2051. EOE 3-30-20-14 AU-PAIR wanted! German family with 3 kids (8,5,3) + I dog seeks a female, non-smoking AuPair for 12 months begining Aug 07 in -Hamburg, GERMANY. Work experience with children required! Please e-mail: carsten.Koch@edeka.de 3-20-10-14 PT WORK Great pay, flex scheds, sales/svc, will train, conditions apply, all ages 17+ CALL NOW 372-5345 3-30-18-14 TCBY in Tioga Town Center hiring friendly people. Apply at Newberry Crossing 3-21-10-14 DRIVER OPPORTUNITY Gatorfood.com Potential earnings $14-$20/hr Make your own schedule. Fun environment, great opportunity. For info contact Jason 379-3663 3-30-17-14 Escape to the Shenandoah Mountains of West Virginia. Timber Ridge Camp, Co-ed, overnight, seeking energetic staff to work with children for the summer. Top salary, travel allowance. A representative will be on campus for interviews March 22nd. Call for appt. 800-258-2267. www.trcamps.com. Email: Trcamps@aol.com. 3-22-10-14 Have You Recently Quit Smoking? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a research study to determine how nicotine affects the feeling of your breathing when your breathing is obstructed. OTo participate you must: -Be healthy and between 18-25 years of old -Have quit smoking in the last 1-3 months *lf eligible you may receive -Pulmonary function tests (to measure your breathing) -Electroencephalogram (test that measures brainwaves) Pregnancy test (if female) OUp to $100 for compensation of time and travel expenses For more information, please call 392-4700 ext 3840 3-22-10-14 CASHIER PT Approximately 25hrs/wk. $7/hr. Call Shannon 284-2959. ADA'S CLOTHES REPAIR 4-2534-14 Ladies Be Your Own Boss!l Moms Helping Moms Earn Residual Income!!! Set Your Own Hours and Days. Need extra cash? We can help. Please visit our website. wvw.athomeiam.com 330-16-14 AutoCad PT person Mon -Fri Daily 30-50 hrs/wk. $9/hr. Must be dependable & good knowledge of basic AutoCad. 1 mi from campus. Email wells@ridgwaytruss.com 3-22-10-14 BRIDAL CONSULTANT Solutions Bridal FT/PT + Commission Fax Resume to: 352-374-7293 3-30-16-14 SUMMER JOB YMCA Camp McConinell, just outside Gainesville, is looking for a fem good male and female counselors to work With boys and girls 7-15 years old. Great experience at one of the leading ovenight camps in the south. Must live onsite and pass FDLE and child abuse background checks. Camp starts end of May and ends Aug. 11. Check us out at www.ymcasummercamp.com or call 4663587 3-22-10-14 YARD MAINTENANCE Basic gardening, mowing, lawn maintenace. Occasional car detailing. Please send resame to hr@gleim.com or apply at 4201 NW 95th Blvd. 3-22-10-14 PT VET TECH Call 318-1247 Tri-County Pet & Bird Hospital 3-22-10-14 SUMMER JOBS City of Gainesville Parks/Rec Dept. is now hiring for seasonal recreation and aquatics positions Competitive pay in great work environment! Apply online today at www.cityofgainesville.jobs (352) 334-5077 7-31-55-14 WINDOW TINTER 3 years exp. Call 352-376-4649 3-30-16-14 Opening for outside sales, available now. Great training provided, great pay, and flexible hours. For information call 352-283-8105 or email @ alecmartin@yourcollegetown.co m 3-26-10-14 PIZZA HUT Now hiring. Drivers. Part time & full time. 5004 NW 34th St. 373-7733. Apply in person. 4-25-32-14 SHIFT MGMT $7.25 -$9.25. You are in charge. You make the call. Food service or retail exp a must. Fax resume 384-9911 or apply in person @ any Pizza Hut. 4-25-32-14 LOTS OF NANNIES NEEDED am's to 12/1; 12pm to ?; 2pm to 6; nights w/newbie; Resume, pix, schedule to: NOAH'S ARK NANNY gnv@nanoneone.com 4-2-15-14 THE RED ONION NEIGHBORHOOD GRILL Now hiring exp prep/line cooks, servers. Apply in person 3885 NW 24th Blvd. In Uptown Village. No phone calls 3-20-5-14 APPLIED REAL-TIME GENETICS (www.artgenlabs.com) Located near 1-75 & Archer Rd. is currently looking for PT hourly personnel for the following positions: 1) MARKET RESEARCH ASSISTANT 2) DOCUMENTATION ASSISTANT 3) SALES ASSISTANT Primary responsibilities include: MARKET RESEARCH ASSISTANT: investigate & document service capabilities & pricing of similar firms or institutions. DOCUMENTATION ASSISTANT: Support the development of standard operating procedure documentation as well as presentation materials. SALES ASSISTANT: Generate & qualify leads by way of direct phone contact with potential prospects. Excellent phone communication skills are required for the market research asst & sales asst postions. Ideal candidate for documentation asst should have good writing & graphic art skills as well as ability to develop process flows. High proficiency of computer applications including Microsoft Office is required. Please email resumes to: jobs@artgenlabs.com 3-20-5-14 Hiring Dishwashers & Expos at BENTO CAFE 3841 SW Archer Rd. Apply in person .Part time day or night. Starting at $7.50/hr. 3-21-5-14 MYSTERY UNCOVERED To Intern:. Riches! No Selling or Inventory. Puts Cash in Your Pocket in days. 1-800-719-8263, ext W6736 3-21-5-14 Ben & Jerry's seeks outgoing, motivated individuals with their own transportation. Must thrive in a fast paced working environment and appreciate cleanliness and organization. Email resumes & class schedule to jen@gain esvillesbesticecream.com 3-21-5-14 PINCH A PENNY 5010 NW 34TH Street Full Time/ Part Time. Sales associates. Apply in Person. 3-28-10-14 HARRY'S SEAFOOD BAR & GRILL is now hiring experienced LINE COOKS only @ competitive rates. Please come in for interview M-F between 2 & 4pm. @ 110 SE 1st. 3-29-10-14 ATTN SMOKERS! Do you want to quit smoking? Smokers are needed to participate in a smoking cessation study. You may be compensated for participation. If interested: 392-0601x 650 3-22-5-14 COLLEGE STUDENT NEEDED for Tutoring Spanish & Math 3 days per week. Paid $10/hr. Call 331-9775 3-22-5-14 FT/PT Document Image Technician FT/PT, Mon-Sun, Hrs flexible. Prepping, Scanning and data entry of medical records in a local Gainesville Hospital. Data Entry Exp & clear criminal background reqd. Send resume to: cmarlar@adsimaging.com or fax 800-763-6099. 3-22-5-14 FARAHS ON THE AVE. 1120 W UNIVERSITY AVE. NOW HIRING EXP. SERVERS FT/PT APPLY M-THURS 2-4 NO CALLS PLEASE 3-23-5-14

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18, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007 elp f9anted Servic0s Health Services entertainment Ridet Patient greeter PT Outgoing personalWant to be a CNA? Don't want to wait? FEEL BETTER "NOW! ity and customer service exp. req! Flexible Express Training Services can get you certiSpiritual Healing & Readings hours. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Fax fied under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos. Counseling for abuse & trama. resume to HR at 352-224-2216 or email Day/eve/wkend avail. Next class 3/12/07. 412 NE 16th Ave. sime'dpa@yahoo.com 3-23-5-14 Class sizes limited. 338-1193 for details. Rev. S.J. Henry 478-2038 3-22:5-16 4-25-72-15 HIRING DRIVERS & PIZZA MAKERS. ,-2Apply @ Five Star Pizza 210 SW 2nd Ave. PERSONAL TRAINING 300 Perso nails 375-5600 3-30-10-14 Personal and Group Training Flexible Scheduling .Exclusive Facility UF STUDENTS Campus director to manage Call for a free workout ANONYMOUS our campus operations for 07-08 school year. 339-2199 Pay is salary based performance incen4-25-72-15 HIV ANTIBODY TESTING tive%-Must be UF student for 07-08 school yr. Alachua County Health Dept. Call Sendresumes to youngbrianj@gmail.com TLC HORSEBOARD 3347960 for app't (optional $20 fee) 3-23-5-14 TLC ,34 f (i e A.1 ;f MIit & It ; ;i i Customer Service Position Flexible hours, full time available. MondayFriday, no weekends. Experience a plus. Applications, call for directions. 376-4803 3-23-5-14 FUN SUMMER JOB ON CAMPUS Seeking enthusiastic and outgoing students to help with meal membership sales from May -July on UF campus. Approx. 20 hrs a week, $10/hr plus cash bonuses, flexible hours and evenings plus free mealsl Must enjoy interacting with others in a professional manner and have a positive attitude. Retail, customer service or volunteer experiences a plus. Apply online at www.gatordining.com 3-23-5-14 Donor Scheduling Representative LifeSouth Community Blood Centers has part time opportunities for energetic people to help maintain the community blood supply! Pay is a base hourly rate plus a competitive bonus plan. All applicants must be available to work evening and weekend hours. Apply at LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, 4039 Newberry Road, or call 224-1740. Background check required. EOE/DFWP. 3-30-10-14 PT Catering staff & Delivery Drivers. Celebrations Catering is Hiring all shifts early morning, lunch & pm shilfts. Energetic fun job loaded with opportunity and variety. Apply at 904 N. Main St. 3-30-10-14 GatorMoto. Looking for energetic college students who want to make commission based sale'T19b openings avail now. Potential to make up to $15K this spring/summer. Work your own hours! 376-6275 for more info 425-28-14 Rapidly growing telecom co seeks SALES ASSOCIATES for outbound telephone sales. High energy and will train. Call Charles at 376-4803 EOE 4-13-20-14 Teacher, Aides (60 hrs college credit), SLP Assistant (BA/MA), Principal for 2007-2008. Office assistant immediate. Einstein Charter School 335-4321 x 6 3-21-3-14 Volunteer for Money Participants needed for one-hourfocus group. Must be 18 years or older and a freshman at UF. Have consumed 5+ drinks in one sitting in past 2 weeks. Completely CONFIDENTIAL. Will receive $20 UF Bookstore gift card and free pizza. Email gatorwell@ufl.edu with subject line Focus Group Volunteer. 3-22-3-14 WL3ServicesI IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830 www.carrsmith.com 4-25-72-15 HYPI-OTIST-Stop smoking. Improve memory & concentration. Eliminate bad habits. Past life regression. Learn self-hypnosis. Low Student.Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH, NGH certified 379-1079. 4-25-72-15 EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER The countryclub for horses & owners. Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250' x 160' riding ring, 'round pen & jump paddock. Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19 separate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-5913175 everglade-eqestrian.com 4-25-72-15 ac es amen es: qua ty ns ruction. 15 min from UF. Jan at 376-7762. Greathouse Equestrian Center. 4-25-72-15 FLASHBACKS HAS MOVED To 509 NW 10th Ave. We now have parking! IMMIGRATION LAW We pay cash for clothing. Since 1986 375Marriage Visas -Employment Visas -3752. 4-25-72-18 Naturalization. Richard Ruth, Esq. 352-335-6748 www.ruthlaw.com 4-25-72-15 *Family ChirOpraCtiC* AWARDS & PERSONALIZED GIFTS Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F. .Plaques S Name Badges 0 Cups 0 Etc. 373-7070 Best Selection In Town 4-25-72-18 SignMasters 335-7000 Rocky Creek Paintball In Gainesville Better Prices Better Fields Better Call 371-2092 8-9-72-21 JACKSONVILLE INTLAIRPORT and Beaches -5 daily trips. $40 ONE WAY or $65 ROUND TRIP RUNWAYS. Travel Better. www.rnwy.com 800-578-6929 4-25-72-23 SPets Furry, feathery, scaly .no, not your roommate .pets. Find or advertise your pets or pet products here in the Pets section of ,2=5ii 5M the Alligator. GMGI Lost & Found 23 Yrs. as the Official So. Fl. Bus Depart: Th & Fr 2:00 & 4:30PM/reverse LOST SILVER TRUMPET $45 r/t Mia-FtLIPomp-WPB-FtP. $300 REWARD 336-7026 www.GMGTRANS.com Benge serial number 9494 call 376-5624 4-25-72-23 3-20-5-25 ---------o ---I SAVE ON RAYBAN/SUNGLASSES University Opticians MATH & PHYSICS TUTOR 300 SW4th Ave. 378-4480 First hour FREE. 10 years of experience. 4-25-72-18 Bilingual. Call Francisco at 352-494-8582 3-27-30-15 BIKINIS! Great selection of Vix, Roxy, Billabong, ***GREAT BANNERS & SIGNS *** Hurley & Ramage. Just 1 mile North of UF Custom Posters S Exhibits 0 Awards Top Quality Fast* Service* Low Prices on 13th St. Lloyd Clarke Sports. 3-23-5-18 www.signpower.com SignMasters 335-7000 5-31-44-15 BOARDSHORTS Cool new disges from billabong, Quicksilver, Writer/Editor Reef, Alpine Stars & Oakley. 1 mile N of UF Experienced writer and editor. Published. on 13th St. Lloyd Clarke Sports 3-23-5-18 Class assignments, dissertations, departmental reports, speech writing. 352-336SANDALS 0116 or 352-215-9123 3-22-10-15 Areas target selection of Reef, Sanuk, Roxy, Chaco, Keen, Quicksilver, & Teva. Check it TLC for infants in dedicated area in my home out at Lloyd Clarke Sports 1504 NW 13th St. in NW Gainesville. CDA, ample experience, 372-7836 3-23-5-18 excellent references. Call 352-367-2472 322-5-15 CHACO & KEEN CLEANING SERVICE FOR YOUR HOUSE Awesome sandals of the highest quality just PT Student. 4 years of experience cleaning in! Great selection of styles & colors. Llyod houses. Can run errands & help with personClarke Sports 1504 NW 13th St. 372-7836 al care for disabled individual. 846-6070 3-23-5-18 3-23-5-15 If you would like to contribute to building a lth ,Sbfviceds,, home for homeless school children in our community, please call Ken at 352-3391746. 4-25-29-18 ANONYMOUS HIV ANTIBODY TESTING www.CheapMP3tunes.com HVANTIBODY C TESTIC G Pennies per Mp3. lpod compatable. Alachua County Health Dept Call Paypal accpt'd 334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee) 3-26-5-18 All Women's Health Center ABORTION connection Free Pregnancy Test RU-486 Available 378-9191 Want to make a connection? Place your ad www.abortiongainesville.com here to look for someone to share a common 4-25-72-16 interest with or for your true love UNPLANNED PREGNANCY? 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TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2007 N ALLIGATOR, 19 Noah: Volunteers' early punch too much to come back from on road BASKETBALL, from page 20 "I've always said, 'It's not how you start, it's how you finish,'" he, said. "It's good when you get a good start, but it's not going to make a difference in the game." While UF has still been successful, the Gators have had some difficulty overcoming deficits, especially during their losing skid in February. "We've made a lot of good comebacks in the second half, but at the same time you look at Tennessee on the road and their punch was too strong for us to come back from," forward Joakim Noah said. "Those are learning experiences, and we realize you can't get hit like that, especially in the beginning of the game." Luckily for the Gators, they were schooled early, because the time for learning lessons has run out. "There's no turning back," Noah said. "There's no learning when you lose in this tournament. Once you lose, it's over -there's no more season, there's no more practice." UF took Monday off to rest, which Noah said the Gators needed desperately after getting banged up in Sunday's game. "We played a real physical battle (Sunday)," Noah said. "This is the final stretch, and we're excited. Right no* it's about enjoying the day, and as soon as Coach says, 'Lace them up,' we have to be ready to go." Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" Senior receives advice from high school teammate, Mets outfielder Lastings Milledge high school teammate also offered encouragesaid. "He told me that the ment. Lastings Milledge -now an outfielder only way to get back on the for the New York Mets -called him with field is to just come in and get advice. some hits when you get the "He's going through the same thing as me, Baseball chance." and I talk to him all the time just about how he Leclerc expects this new approaches coming off of the bench," Leclerc trend to continue. UF Purdue --Butler Butler rvarylanld Winthrop Oreaon OreUon Wisconsin Atlanta I Kansgas 4 Ke ntucky ---na _VCU Sa [.VCU Pittsbur h Pittsburgh U QLAe 2007 NCAA WEET I Atlanta NATIONAL CHAMPION "The biggest difference between (the slump) and now is pressure," he said. "I just put all my pressure on God and go out and play relaxed. "I could be up with the bases loaded and two outs and feel no pressure because I know I can do it." North Carolina, North Carolin a uso Texas_ VMichi a o vaderiltWashington Boston Colleg-e Geor _etown Atlanta March i Ohio State Ohio State Xavier Tennessee Tennesseei Louisville STxas A&M. Texas A&M Nevada M s Mem his Kim Wilmath / Alligator Staff BASEBALL, from page 20 a whole new week and put the past behind me., Leclerc did just that, collecting his first seven RBI of the season in the series. A fonner fMarch

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Sports TUESDAY, MARCH 20,2007 ALLIGATOR www.alligatorSports.org UF hopes slow starts won't hinder tournament run Tim Casey/ Alligator Staff UF men's basketball coach Billy Donovan calls out a play during the first half of UF's first-round NCAA Tournament game against Jackson State on Friday in New Orleans. The Gators won 112-69. E.THE GATORS ADVANCED THANKS TO LATE PUSHES. By JENNA MARINA Alligator Staff Writer jmarina@aIIigator.org When it comes to its performance, the UF men's basketball team waits until the second act to hit the stage. Although the Gators (31-5) never trailed during their Southeastern Conference Tournament run, the NCAA Tournament has played out differently. Before UF scored 71 points in the second half *against Jackson State, the Tigers kept the game within reach. The score switched nine times in the first half, and the 16th-seeded Tigers led by 5 points at one time. Against Purdue in the second round, UF endured a tumultuous first half and was losing at halftime before it outscored the Boilermakers by 9 points in the second half. The pattern is parallel to how the Gators played for the majority of the regular season, and Coach Billy Donovan said UF's consistently solid second-half play can be attributed to a combination of factors. In addition to opponents'fatigue and technical adjustments, the players have a chance to regroup during halftime to assess what their opponents are throwing at them. Donovan said that during conference play, the Gators had an easier time adjusting to the game's pace because they were familiar with the opponents. "When you see the same groups of people over Men's the same three Basketball months, you know how tall, how quick everyone is," Donovan said. "You get a better feel for the style of play you'll be facing." In the NCAA Tournament, however, that level of familiarity is lost, and it takes extra time for the players to get it together. "You try to scout and point things out to your guys, but sometimes there are things that aren't fully recognized and respected -until you experience it for yourself," Donovan said. Forward Al Horford isn't concerned about UF's habit. SEE BASKETBALL, PAGE 19 "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" Leclerc snaps hitting slump By MIKE MCCALL Alligator Writer Brian Leclerc faced his baseball nightmare and overcame it. In the beginning of March, the senior outfielder's batting average was as low as .043, and after starting 166 games in his first three seasons in Gainesville, Leclerc found himself in an unfamiliar place -the bench. "It's the worst feeling you could possibly have as a player," he said. "You aren't helping the team, and it's a big negative atmosphere." Leclerc put an end to his season-long slump last weekend, batting 10 for 13 in UF's series against Mississippi State, and his resurgent bat will help lead the Gators (11-12, 1-2 Southeastern Conference) tonight at Stetson. Leclerc's average now stands at .300, a product of his new mentality. "(The slump) was completely mental. I look at my swings on tape and they look fine," Leclerc said. "The problem was when I went out there I was thinking about stuff that doesn't matter, like whether I would get pulled if I didn't get a hit. "That stuff just bombards your mind. I was so frustrated and so angry, I wouldn't stop talking about it. My whole life consisted of negativity." Leclerc talked with UF assistant coach Tim Parenton before the series with the Bulldogs, putting his head back in a positive way. "I told (Parenton) that I just felt worthless to the team and he said not to worry, that I would get my shot," Leclerc said. "He told me to approach the week like SEE BASEBALL, PAGE 19 EMen's NIT: No. I Mississippi State vs. No. 2 Florida State, ESPN, 7 p.m. EMen's NIT: No. 1 West Virginia vs. No. @ NC State. ESPN, 9 p.m. N 2004: The UF women's basketball team defeats New Mexico 68-52 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. It was the farthest the Gators went under Carolyn Peck's reign. G UF golfer Sandra Gal: She was named the Southeastern Conference female golfer of the week. In the Gator Invitational, Gal shot a school-record 210 for individual medalist honors. E UF softball pitcher Stacey Stevens: In her last two starts, she's given up 20 hits and seven earned runs. Her team has lost five of its last six and is only 2-6 in conference play.