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THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2007


Concrete collapse injures none, draws laughs
By KIM WILMATH
Alligator Writer
kwilmath@Clligator.org


"It looked like the whole building was falling
down," said a University Copy employee who wit-
nessed the front concrete awning come crashing down
at about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The employee, who asked to remain anonymous,
said he was on break outside and rushed back to the
store when he saw the facade collapse.
"Nobody looked really concerned," he
said. "People were just kind of-laughing."
Neal Mackowiak
SFCC sophomore
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The awning in front of University Copy off of West University Avenue lies on the ground in pieces Tuesday afternoon. The
cause of the collapse is still unknown.


* THE CASE MAY NOT BE HEARD
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By JESSICA DaSILVA
Alligator Staff Writer
jdasilva@alligator.org

The Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity will ap-
peal UF's decision to suspend the fraterni-
ty's recognition as a campus organization
for four years, said acting President Patrick
Duffey.
The notice of appeal will be filed with
Florida's First District Court of Appeals
today, but the case may not be heard until
early fall.
The fraternity, known as Pike, was
found guilty Feb. 2 by Gene Zdziarski,
UF's dean of students, of hosting an un-
registered party and committing actions
"with disregard to the possible harm of an


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individual or group."
Pike appealed Zdziarski's decision to
Ainsley Carry, UF's assistant vice presi-
dent, but Carry upheld the decision on
April 18.
Carry was the last person with the
power to pardon Pike in UF's
Greek appealsprocess.
Life Duffey said he thought it
was premature to comment
on the appeal or its costs.
Pike alumni are paying for the appeal,
he said.
Meanwhile, Duffey said he hopes to
work with UF on his settlement proposal,
which will include revised bylaws on dif-
ferent aspects of fraternity activities, such
as the pledging process.
During the appeals process, Pike
members will not be allowed to live in the
house, he said.


By ANDREW TAN
Alligator Writer

A UF graduate student was found dead
in his apartment Tuesday.
James Wu, a 23-year-old biomedical
engineering student, was found in his
Southwest 10th Street apartment by his
parents, Gainesville Police Department
spokesman Lt. Keith Kameg said.
His parents were driving up from their
home in Coral Springs to check up on him,
Kameg said.
"This appeared to be self-inflicted," he
said.
According to Wu's biography on his
graduate program's Web site, he received


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Local law enforce-
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break-ins and other
crimes as summer
semester begins.
See story, pg. 8.


Neal Mackowiak, an SFCC sophomore, said he was
next to the building just after everything literally went
down.
"Nobody looked really concerned," he said.
"People were just kind of laughing."
Mackowiak said even the few people who were
trapped inside the store by fallen debris that was block-
ing the doorway seemed nonchalant.
No one was injured at Tuesday's topple.
Pete Getter, corporate secretary of University Copy,
said he's not sure what caused the awning to crumble.
The building has been standing since the mid-1960s,
he said.
On Wednesday some debris was cleared so custom-
ers could come inside the store, Oetter said.
But he said he's not worried about any other part of
the building falling apart.
"It's solid as a rock," he said.


a Bachelor of Science degree from Johns
Hopkins University in biomedical engi-
neering before attending UF for graduate
school.
Hans van Oostrom,
A biomedical engineer-
ing professor, taught
Wu in Biomedical
Instrumentation in
spring 2007.
Wu performed well
wu in class, van Oostrom
said. He said Wu's
death was unexpected.
"It came as a shock to us," he said.
Kameg did not give further information on
how Wu died.


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Italian teens to visit


By AMRITHA ALLADI
Alligator Contributing Writer

Thirty-four Italian students
will visit Gainesville this summer
through Education First's Homestay
Programs to improve their English
skills and learn about American
culture.
The group of Italian teenag-
ers will stay with local volunteer
families from July 7 to Aug. 3 to
take grammar and culture classes,
,which will immerse the students in
American lifestyles, music, fashion
and dating.
"Students all over the world want
to improve their English-speaking
skills," said Maryann True, manager
for Florida's Homestay Programs.
"The best way to do that is to im-
merse them in American culture and
keep them with English-speaking
families."
True said many Europeans are


tested on their knowledge of English
after they complete grade school.
Their performance on the exam de-
termines acceptance into universities
and the workforce.
Homestay Programs is a non-
profit division of Education First and
began 40 years ago, True said. This
year, 1,200 students will visit Florida,
compared to 700 students from last
year.
Multicultural True said the
Affairs program looks
for families to
open up their hearts and homes to
a student.
"It's a great opportunity," True
said. "We've got retired couples,
single-parent homes and even
young couples."
True said some families even go
overseas to visit their student.
"They really do become a part
of your life," True said. "It's a lot of
fun."


UF PROJECTS

Kissinger to speak on UF film


By KIM WILMATH
Alligator Writer
kwilmath@alligator.org

Henry Kissinger, former secretary of state
under Richard Nixon, will give the opening
remarks at the UF Documentary Institute's
screening of "Angel of Ahlem" at Lincoln
Center in New York City tonight.
The documentary follows Vernon Tott, a
dying World War II veteran, as he searches for
Holocaust survivors that he photographed at
the liberation of a slave labor camp in Germany
60 years earlier.
Tott and Kissinger were both members of
the Army's 84th Infantry that helped liberate
the Ahlem concentration camp in April of 1945.
Kissinger and Tott arrived a few days apart.
"This is a very special thing for the survivors
of the camp because Kissinger represents the
liberators," said Churchill Roberts, co-director
of the institute. "It'll be quite an emotional mo-
ment for them."
Kissinger will not be paid to give his speech.
He and Tott never knew each other, but when
Tott discovered Kissinger was in the same Army
division, Tott wrote him a letter, Roberts said.
He also included copies of his photographs.


In Kissinger's letter back to Tott, he thanked
him for the opportunity to see his work.
He said, "(Liberating the camp) was one of
the most horrifying experiences of my life, but
as terrible as the photos and the stories of the
survivors are, you have also assembled an im-
portant historical document."
Tott spent the last 10 years
of his life searching for survi-
vors. He died during the
making, of the documentary.
"It's not a historical film,"
said Sandra Dickson, the
institute's other co-director.
"It's a focus on his journey,
Kissinger his search."
Faculty from the institute
worked on the 90-minute documentary for
more than three years.
Roberts said close to 350 people have re-
sponded to the invitations, but the venue holds
only about 275.
After the screening, members of the institute
plan to enter the documentary into film festi-
vals and hope to have it broadcast nationally,
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ON CAMPUS

Nibbling gets nod at Library West this summer


By KIM WILMATH
Alligator Writer
kwilmath@alligator.org

When you're studying, you might hunger
for more than just knowledge.
But now, thanks to a pilot project at Library
West, students no longer have to abandon
their vigilant study sessions to sneak a snack.
This summer, the library will allow patrons
to eat small snacks, such as granola bars, chips
and candy, or small fruits and vegetables in-
side the building.


Covered drinks are also still allowed.
"I think it'll be looked at favorably unless it
starts to get really messy," said Barbara Hood,
the public information officer for the library.
"We're hoping that the housekeeping staff will
be able to keep up."
Previously, all food had to be eaten in the
study area near Starbucks on the first floor.
Hot entrees, salads, pizza and any other
"messy or odorous" foods are still not allowed
inside, according to a library press release.
Food may not be delivered to the library.
Surveys about the new rules are available


"I think it'll be looked at favor-
ably unless it starts to get really
messy."
Barbara Hood
Library West public information officer

at the library If the results are positive, the
policy could continue into the fall.
Robert Dean, a senior English major, said
he thinks the plan is a bad idea.
"It could potentially damage the books,"


he said. "The library is supposed to be a place
of studying."
Hood said because the summer sessions
are less crowded, there won't be any extra
cleaning staff, but the library has put out more
trashcans and coasters.
"I saw someone using a coaster, and I
wanted to go give them a pat on the back,"
she said.
"I think it's a good idea," said Rob Taber, a
graduate student in history. "Its hard to study
for a long period of time without something to
munch on."


Expansion of city facility may threaten homes, animals


The fleet garage expansion would increase the city compound substantially in size. The planned growth has
incited complaints from residents of the surrounding Stephen Foster Neighborhood..


By YVONNE AYALA
Alligator Contributing Writer

Worried residents of the
Stephen Foster Neighborhood
are distressed by a possible threat
to the quiet enjoyment of their
homes as well as the environ-
ment.
The Development Review
Board, a city-organized group
that evaluates new growth, is
currently reviewing plans for the
expansion of a city vehicle repair
station and the relocation of a
refueling station at 405 NW 39th
Ave., about 400 feet from the resi-
dents' homes.
Residents expressed concern
about the noise, odors and un-
sightliness the expansion could
bring, resulting in the decreased
property value of their homes.
However, the issue has con-
stantly been passed over by the
Commission since November
2006.
"Each one of the six city com-
missioners said that they would
look into the matter, and some
said that they would get back to
us. Only [Commissioner] Rick


Bryant has actually gotten back to
us," said resident Susan Fairforest
about her efforts to contact the city
on its stance for the expansion.
The city's proposal requires
a barrier for a forested wildlife
habitat to be removed. Different
animals, including otters, foxes,
deer and gopher tortoises, live in
this habitat
Gainesville City and would
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ened by the
expansion,
said Barbara Ruth, spokeswoman
and resident of the Stephen Foster
Neighborhood.
SThis expansion would also
require retention ponds, which
heavy rains could overflow, caus-
ing road-building materials and
vehicle fluids to wash into the
nearby Springstead Creek.
This creek contributes water
to the Hogtown Creek Basin that
providessome of the local drink-
ing water, Ruth said.
On Monday, 50 anxious
Stephen Foster residents con-
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meeting, which ended with an
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STUDENT GOVERNMENT

Vetoes start summer for SG


By-KIM WILMATH
Alligator Writer
kwilmath@alligator.org

At the first Student Senate meeting of the summer
Tuesday night, senators confirmed newly appointed
cabinet directors, agency heads and assistant treasurers.
Sen. David Drescher was named agency head of
external affairs, the position formerly known as lobby
coordinator.
Drescher said he is planning Student Government's
Washington trip, where senators use student money to
travel to Washington, D.C., for a meet and greet with
congressmen.
SG officials use this time to push issues concerning
UF students. The positions of Supervisor of Elections and
Chomp the Vote still aren't filled.
"Chomp the Vote is in a tough spot," Student Body
President Ryan Moseley said. "We have to make sure to
pick the best person."
Senators also upheld two vetoes: one concerning use
of the SG logo and a special request for the reimburse-
ment of almost $8,000 for a student organization.
Because of the vetoes, neither will go into effect.
The A&S Publication Clarification Act addressed the
use of the SG logo on published materials, such as the
disputed Israel-supporting advertisement that ran in the
Alligator last semester.
The act stated all organizations that receive SG funds


or sponsorship must give credit to those funds in any
printed materials, but no student organization can in-
dude the SG logo unless authorized by Student Body
Treasurer E.J. Walicki.
In a written explanation of his veto, former Student
Body President John Boyles, who was not present at the
meeting, explained that the bill was vetoed for inconsis-
tent language, but he hoped it would be amended during
the meeting.
"Chomp the Vote is in a tough spot. We
have to make sure to pick the best per-
son."
Ryan Moseley
Student Body. president

He wrote that he thought the Student Body president
should approve use of the logo instead of the treasurer.
The Minority Student Education Guild requested
funds for its South Africa and Botswana Outreach
Project, but Boyles and Moseley, former treasurer, vetoed
the request.
Senate Pro Tempore Kevin Reilly also announced sev-
eral open Senate seats.
For a complete list of open SG seats, visit http://
sg.ufl.edu.
Applications for the seats are due today at 5 p.m.


Boyles writes


op-ed about bill

By JESSICA DaSILVA
Alligator Staff Writer
jdasilva@alligator.org

In a special to the St. Petersburg Times Tuesday, former
Student Body President John Boyles expressed his support
of a bill that would allow for three state universities, includ-
ing UF, to incrementally raise tuition.
Boyles wrote that as Student Body president, it was his
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Editorial
So the first week of classes is winding down, and we
know you've already got a ton of homework, tests to
prepare for and papers to write. And we know you're
definitely going to sit down this weekend and crack those
books open.
Yeah, right. This is summer, people. But just because the
academic schedules aren't as rigorous and the town is half
empty, doesn't mean plenty of stuff isn't going on around
Gainesville and at UF. So take a break from not studying
just long enough to read this week's edition of...


Darts & Laurels
First up, an our-eyes-are-bloodshot-our-noses-are-run-
ning-and-we're-sick-of-it DART to the smoke from. the
wildfires. Hundreds of thousands of square acres have been
charred in South Georgia and throughout Florida, generat-
ing enough smoke to blanket Gainesville in a gray haze. The
recent rain, however, has helped, and more should be on the
way. Hopefully it will be enough to put an end to the rampant
wildfires and this suffocating smoke.
Next, we throw a too-little-too-late DART to the proposed
countywide five-cent gas tax. Gainesville's gas prices are
consistently among the highest in the state, and an extra five
cents per gallon would only exacerbate that problem. But the
tax is expected to generate orn-- 15.5 million in revenue, which
..ould go toward road improvements. But that's not nearly
enough to fix the problems plaguing county roads.
On top of that, Gainesville would only get 38 percent of
that revenue, but we're willing to bet our city has more than
that percentage of the problems. Why make us suffer more at
the pump when the benefits we see won't equal what we pay?
We encourage the city and county commissions to find an al-
ternative to this gas tax.
He may have graduated, but we just can't seem to get rid of
him and we mean that in a good way. Here's a now-that's-
dedication LAUREL for former Student Body President John
Boyles. He may have left office, but he still supports UF's push
for a tuition increase, and pleaded for Gov. Charlie Crist to not
veto the bill that would prevent UF from doing so.
In an op-ed piece published in the St. Petersburg Times,
Boyles explained why the tuition increase is necessary, so UF
can hire more faculty and advisers. He emphasized the point
that Florida's tuition ranks among the lowest in the nation.
"Quality education doesn't come cheap," Boyles wrote, "and
an affordable education does not mean keeping tuition from
increasing." '
UF wants to stay competitive as one of the top public uni-
versities in the nation, and it needs more money to do that. So
long that line, we give a not-all-tuition-increases-are-bad-tu-
ition-increases DART to Gov. Charlie Crist for threatening to
veto the tuition-increase bill. He's done a lot more good than
bad so far as governor, and we'd hate to see him turn the tide
by vetoing the tuition increases so desperately needed by UF
and Florida's other public universities.
Up next, we have a the-Gator-Nation-really-is-everywhere
LAUREL for Dr. Leonardo Villal6n, UF's first Carnegie
Scholar and director of UF's Center for African Studies.
Villal6n will use his grant to fund his research on the relation-
ship between Islam and democracy.
Prestigious awards such as this help set UF apart from oth-
er universities and aid in recruiting new faculty and students
who want to collaborate with world-class professors. Who
knows if the tuition increase bill passes, UF might even be
able to afford to hire some of those interested professors.
And naturally, we give a free-pizza-is-the-best-kind
LAUREL to everyone who stops by the Alligator open house
today from noon to 4 p.m. We're located at 1105 W. University
Ave., and we'd love to see you.


the independent florida
alligator


Dominick Tao
EDITOR
Adam Berry
MANAGING EDITOR


Jessica Holland
OPINIONS EDITOR


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Guest column

Facebook no substitute for interaction


oday was a sad day in my social life: I learned of a
monumental event in my best friend's life through
Facebook. It's not like I don't talk to my friend on a
regular basis, and we're not fighting.
However, accessing Facebook late at night out of
sheer boredom is much more realistic than maintaining
around-the-clock phone contact with friends those
stupid sleeping schedules tend to get in the way.
On one hand, I find it alarming that my friend up-
dated her profile so quickly. But on the other, I find it
even more disturbing and disappointing that I needed to
access this information just as fast if not faster and
with greater frequency.
The all-too-familiar shame of knowing my Facebook-
stalking ruined my friend's surprise and killed her ex-
citement swelled within me.
Though I may be a repeat offender, I'm not the lone
one. Anyone who claims they haven't Facebook-stalked
at least once a week is lying and needs to check my
Facebook profile for a quote about why denial will ulti-
mately destroy you.
Have you ever run into people who Facebook-friend-
ed you, started a conversation and then you-realized that
you already knew that their favorite movie is (tragically)
"A Walk to Remember," they enjoy playing beer pong
and flip cup, and their favorite book is the Bible?
You're not alone. Hello, my name is Stephanie, and I
have a problem.
But the creepy disconnection from traditional social-
izing doesn't just end at Facebook. This crisis extends
to text messaging, instant messaging, blogging and
even online classes. Our attempts to communicate more
quickly and more easily block our ability to do just that.
As Mother always said, "It's not what you say, but


Stephanie how you say it." Usually I'm quick
Rosenberg to ignore my mother's words, but I
Speaking Out think I should make an exception in
this case. It's like playing a game of
Russian Roulette when trying to
figure out if an instant message saying "I love ya" really
means "I love you."
Lesser miscommunications have sparked world wars.
Why should everyday conversation become so psycho-
logically threatening and exhausting? It's not just distin-
guishing between what people say and what they mean
- it's also about deciding whether they truly mean it, or
if they are just making conversation.
With instant messaging and text messaging, we lose
body language and eye contact, which make up major
parts of our communication processes. We can't take
things for face value anymore, because the face has no
value you can't see the faces behind those monitors. In
the race to connect everyone to each other, we've merely
disconnected ourselves.
Online classes also present this problem, because
students feel less inclined to meet their professors in
person, and lazily view lectures while multitasking with
their Facebook-stalking, instant messenges and logging.
When it rains, it pours.
Technology has done much to connect people super-
ficially. I can talk to friends across the country and check
their statuses whenever my inquisitive heart desires. But
those experiences don't build relationships.
We constantly look to the future of communication
and technology, but the key to building solid bonds rests
in our first instinct, an idea dating back to ancient time:
human contact.
Stephanie Rosenberg is a journalism junior.


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


Reader response
Today's question: Has Facebook Tuesday's question: Do you agree
made us more impersonal? with the city commission's deci-
sion to add a five-cent gas tax?
Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org


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Letter to the Editor
Gas boycott ineffective
Whoever thought of this
one-day gas boycott was fool-
ish at best. You cannot boycott
something that most of us can-
not live without. Let's boycott
food and water because the
prices are too high!
Even if no one in the coun-
try bought gas for one day,
guess what? Everyone would
rush to the pump tomorrow
or later this week to catch up
on what they didn't buy that
day.
If anything, demand in the
upcoming days would go up,
and prices would rise. Good
job with your boycott.
Either buy a bike and sell
your car, or shut your naive
mouths and go buy the gas
you didn't on Tuesday be-
cause you were "boycotting."
lan Fisher
UF alumnus


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Wildfire delays deliveries, worsens lung problems


* FIRE IN NEARBY COUNTY
ABOUT HALFWAY PUT OUT.

By ANDREW TAN
Alligator Writer

Other than scorching earth, the
nearby wildfires have impacted
local businesses and threatened
those with lung problems.
A produce manager for Ward's
Supermarket, Craig Smouse, said
delivery trucks have been late to
his store because the fires have
caused many North Florida roads
to close.
"It's been pretty consistent
for the last week or so," Smouse
said.
One problem with trucks ar-
riving late, he said, is the extra
time products spend on trucks
takes away from sales.
Another problem is that his
workers have to work late and
be paid overtime. Smouse said
he couldn't schedule the people
who unload the truck to work
later because trucks from the
south still come on time.
One truck arrived Monday
four hours late, Smouse said.
However, he said the financial
damage has not been significant.
"We understand here on this
end there's not a lot they can do
about it," he said.
Tom Belcuore, director of


the Alachua County. Health
Department, said the smoke ad-
visories issued on May 8 in the
county are still in effect.
He said the smoke comes in
and out of the area because of
changing winds. It's easier to
keep the advisory up instead
of taking it up and down when
smoke is in the area, Belcuore
said.
He advised people to keep
small children indoors because
they may be more vulnerable to
the smoke's effects than adults.
He added people should move
away from the smoke if they
experience tightened chests, ir-
-ritated eyes and wheezing.
Dr. Kenneth Olivier, a lung
cancer specialist at Shands at
UF, said the biggest health threat
from the fires' smoke is to people
with lung problems like asthma,
chronic bronchitis or emphy-
sema.
Olivier advised these people
to stay inside so their conditions
wouldn't worsen.
There is no connection be-
tween lung cancer and this type
of smoke, he added.
As the fires continue to bur
north of Gainesville in Columbia
County, many nearby residents
are still displaced.
About 725 homes have been
evacuated as a result of the fire.
Paulette- Lord, a spokes-


woman for Columbia County,
said Wednesday afternoon that
the 110,000-acre fire is about 50
percent contained.


She said there have been no
additional injuries other than the
firefighter who fell off a ladder
on Monday.


Florida Highway Patrol
spokesman Michael Burroughs
said U.S. 441 remains closed from
I-10 to the Georgia border


Charles Roop / Alligator Staff
A group of firefighters gathers for a briefing session in rural Columbia County on Tuesday. The firefight-
ers have been struggling to contain a massive brush fire that was ravaging the area.


PUBLIC HEALTH

Smoke-affected patients scarce at SHCC, official says


By NICK MATHEWS
Alligator Contributing Writer

Gainesville has been blanketed with smoke
from wildfires in Georgia and Florida for the
past week, but an official at the Student Health
Care Center said there hasn't been an increase
in patients with smoke-related illnesses.
Dr. Guy Nicolette, chief of staff at the cen-
ter, took an informal poll of health workers
there and found a consensus that there had
not been any dramatic increases in patients
with smoke-related ailments.
He also pointed out that while there was
not an increase, the center was dosed when
the smoke was particularly bad during the
first part of summer break.


"Now obviously it's not a big stretch to
imagine that folks with allergies, or certainly
with problems dealing with smoke or asthma,
might be more prone to having worsening
of their symptoms because of the smoke,"
Nicolette said. "But frankly, we just haven't
seen much of that here."
According to SHCC officials, the best way
to protect your health when smoke particles
are in the air is to limit your time outside.
A health advisory warning issued by the
Alachua County Health Department also
recommended caution in venturing outdoors
during the intense smoke.
Staying inside with the air conditioning on
and the windows dosed is method of protec-
tion, Nicolette said. .


"Now obviously it's not a big
stretch to imagine that folks with
allergies ... might be more prone
to having worsening of their symp-
toms because of the smoke. But
frankly, we just haver't seen much
of that here."
Dr. Guy Nicolette
chief of staff at the SHCC

The fires in Florida and Georgia prompted
the Alachua County Health Department to
issue a health advisory, which stated that the


smoke can irritate the eyes and respiratory
tract. It can also intensify asthma and lead to
bronchitis, reduced lung function or, in rare
cases, death.
On May 10, UF also sent out an e-mail cau-
tioning students to stay safe when in smoky
areas.
The e-mail also contained the advisory
about the smoke, asking all citizens to evalu-
ate their health and avoid the smoke as much
as possible.
According to the advisory, children are par-
ticularly susceptible to dangers because their
lungs are still developing.
In addition, it stated that smokers and
individuals with cardiovascular disease and
asthma are more sensitive to the smoke.


No break for Gainesville police over summer semester


Fewer students mean more patrols


By APRIL DUDASH
Alligator Writer

As campus dears out between
the spring and summer semesters,
it might seem that police officers
around Gainesville would get a
much-needed break.
Capt. Jeff Holcomb, spokes-
man for the University Police
Department, begged to differ.
"(Summer) offers more. time
for increased patrols and security
checks," he said.
Traffic stops are heavily moni-
tored during the summer months,
said Sgt. Keith Faulk, spokesman for
the Alachua County Sheriff's Office.
Additionally, campus.buildings go


through routine security checks and
apartment complexes are examined
by local police officers, who then
issue the buildings security certifica-
tions, he said.
The Gainesville Police
Depatrment puts extra patrols on
the streets in an attempt to cut down
burglaries during the summer term.
"We're still extremely busy
There are still many people com-
ing to school that have little crime
prevention background," said GPD
spokesman Lt. Keith Kameg.
The number of students enrolled
at UF drops from about 50,000 to
30,000 at the beginning of summer.
"We're dealing with a transient
population," Kameg said. "When


you throw SFCC and UF together,
you get about 60,000 people."
As new students begin to move
to Gainesville, the police depart-
ments and sheriff's office know it
is essential to teach them the impor-
tance of crime prevention.
"We participate in the Preview
sessions, where a lot of
Public new students visit cam-
Safety pus with their parents,"
Holcomb said. He
added that UPD gives presentations
on police services and safety.
Along with UPD, GPD also edu-
cates new students about crime at
the Preview sessions.
"We let students know each se-
mester what laws we're enforcing,"


Kameg said.
New students living in apart-
ments are vulnerable to theft, Faulk
said, and the sheriff's office urges
them to take special precautions.
"Moving into a new area, espe-
cially moving away from home for
the first time, is a new concept (for
students)," Faulk said.
"We ask them to practice basic
safety procedures in terms of secur-
ing their apartment (and) securing
their vehicle."
"Don't leave valuables out in the
open where burglars can see them,"
he added.
Students should make them-
selves aware of their surroundings
and their neighbors, Faulk said. "We
provide safety tips on campus as
well as online," he said.
Along with increased security


checks and crime prevention educa-
tion, local law enforcement officials
appreciate the advantages of sum-
mer.
"We see a lower number of
crimes occurring during the sum-
mer," Holcomb said.
The sheriff's office sees a decline
in car burglaries, and GPD takes no-
tice of the decrease in bar-hopping.
Gainesville traffic has also de-
cined, Faulk said.
"Obviously, when 25,000 people
who are commuting daily leave a
particular area, that helps everyone
else's commute and traffic time,"
Faulk said.
Students move in and out of
Gainesville every semester, but lo-
cal law enforcement officials still
haven't gotten used to the popula-
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By DANIELLE TORRENT
Avenue Staff Writer

Welcome to the wetness, the emptiness, the freedom, the
vision of yourself opening the fridge for a cold one because
you just can't think of anything else to do it's a summer in
Gainesville! As the weeks go by, you will learn that the rain
doesn't wait for you to scurry indoors, that happy hour pays
off if you're planning out your drinking schedule and that
humidity can make deodorant worthless.
But it's not really all that bad.
Let's be honest, you're probably staying in your own
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spring semester and finding the time to do the things you
told yourself you would do all year. Read that Nobel Prize-
winner, check out that foreign film from the library, make
music the possibilities are endless.
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everywhere. That sweet relief when you pop into a dive for
an early Sat afternoon beer, when the inward gloom & A/C
chill drive all thoughts of time & the furnace of being out of
your heat addled cranium."
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You look really familiar. exclusive commitment.
I always see you here on Thursdays this time I Let's just keep things
figured I'd introduce myself. simple and not put a
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from now we'll be on the Later Gator heading back learned along the way.
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I know that you and Kelly had a beautiful, inti- what's on your mind. Be open with me.
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Steal my heart, but please don't steal my bike


ASHLEY HOFFMAN ) AVENUE WRITER


You may have spotted
Gainesville bicyclers pedaling
down the street atop their stream-
lined bicycles that bring to mind
the simpler times of suburban
paper boys.
Riders are treating their town
bikes as so much more than a
means of transportation.
"There's a whole culture around
bicycles," said Hector Galvez, 23, a
UF alumni. "I'm fairly new to this
bicycling, but you discover that
there are people who are really ad-
vocates for this fixed-gear riding."
Galvez commends bicycles
for the dynamic interplay of ma-
chinery that works to set you in
motion.
"There are so many things'
about different types of bicycles,
and you learn that they all share
the same basic technology," Galvez
said. "They're all really admirable,
and they're beautiful machines re-
gardless of what they're used for."
When it comes to his cycling
preferences, Galvez is a student of
the minimalist theory.
He takes a fixed-gear bicycle
around town. It has one speed
and no freewheel mechanism, so.
you can't coast the pedals move
when the bicycle moves.
"My bike is very simple, and it
appeals to a lot of people who may


not necessarily be all about a Tour
de France-type bike with a lot of
components," Galvez said.
In a culture of movement, to-
day's riders still look to the past for
inspiration, going to great lengths
for vintage and hard-to-find com-
ponents. "This trend is not a new
thing because it's the most anti-
quated technology," said Galvez.
'It appeals to the do-it-yourself
spirit in people who want to cus-
tomizeand fix their own bikes."
Yet, the glam of a two-wheeler
can reach the top of the line in
design.
Gucci in East Hampton, N.Y.,
recently showcased an antique
town bike for sale in their store
window for all to pine for.
In 2005, Giorgio Armani com-
missioned a design of his own
Emporio Armani bicycle nodding
to the town bike style of old Italy,
which an Italian high-performance
bicycle manufacturer produced
with a nostalgic flair.
For his menswear collection,
Armani sent his models pedaling
down the runway to showcase the
bike that functions today, but bows
to past tenets of bike design..
The affinity for these simple
bikes, which look vintage, has
resulted in the development of a
substantial following.


"We get a pretty dedicated cus-
tomer base," said Niles Gerritson,
owner of Recycled Bicycles, 805 W.
University Ave.
"A couple of professors own


them, and all the British professors
love to ride their town bikes."
Availability of these bicycles
that appear as though they were
immortalized in time is scarce,


but Gerritson estimates that you
can score one for under $150.
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design could set you back more
than a grand.


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Spidey 3 spins thin web

"Spider-M .n 3," the most anticipated longer than
film this summer that doesn't feature pi- its 140-minute
rates, is a victim of the blockbuster-hype run time.
machine. With its astronomical budget However,
more than $250 million, according to the film re-
the-numbers.com the constant advertis- ally shines ;
ing and tie-ins, the promise of the beloved when director DANY DLO
Venom character, and the huge critical and Sam Raimi DANNY DJELJOSEVIC
financial success of the first two films (par- is allowed to
ticularly the second), the film has a lot rid- make his mark, something that we caught a
ing on it in terms of audience expectation, glimpse of in the first two films. The scenes
To further raise the stakes, it's the third where Peter Parker turns evil due to his
in a series, which never works out for even black alien costume are particularly great,
the most beloved film franchises, such as they perfectly depict a lowly nerd with an
as "X-Men," "Star over-inflated ego. The
Wars,"andeven"The f they wanted tomake it even dance scene in the
Godfather," with creepier, they'd have cast Jake jazz dub features the
"Lord of the Rings" Gyllenhaal Maguire's better- same zaniness that
being a miraculous acting look-alike as Venom. Raimi brought to his
exception.. Basically, "Evil Dead" films.
no matter how good it is, it couldn't pos- The best decision in the film was the
sibly live up to expectations. interpretation of Venom as a powerful
There's a lot in the film that seems of- metaphor for what Spider-Man could have
fensively thoughtless, starting with the been had he not learned the "power and
opening credits that lazily recount the pre- responsibility" mantra.
vious films using the actual footage. The Thanks to the casting of the charismatic
dialogue is almost exclusively expository Topher Grace as the fan-favorite villain,
("I'm Peter Parker!" "You're my girlfriend!" Venom's role as the physical duplicate of
"My uncle died!") reaching sub-soap opera Toby Maguire as Peter Parker further drives
levels a sin for a movie with so many dia- home the film's basic conceit of Spider-Man
logue scenes. Then there's Harry Osborn's dealing with his dark side. If they wanted to
"extreme" costume design complete make it even creepier, they'd have cast Jake
with paintball mask and flying snow- Gyllenhaal Maguire's better-acting look-
board that manages to make the Power alike as Venom.
Rangers-reminiscent Green Goblin costume Despite so many glaring errors and
from the first film look downright sensible. missteps, the really great moments man-
Unfortunately, the film features one super age to transcend the film above your
villain too many and doesn't bother spend- typical disappointing sequel OK, maybe
ing enough time properly developing any not and soulless big-budget summer
of them. "Spider-Man 3" is a film that actu- blockbuster. It's just too hard to be mad at
ally would have benefited from being even "Spider-Man 3."

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Party hardy frugal folk
MEGANHERON>AVENUEWRITER sortofpunch-youcanbuycheaperalco-
hol when it's mixed with a variety of juices.


So, you want to plan a party without
sacrificing your next few paychecks to
pay it off? No problem. With a few stra-
tegic moves and conscious shopping, you
can throw the bash of the year with some
change left in your pocket.
First, decide on a theme and shop ac-
cordingly.
If you want, say, a pirate-themed party,
hit up the local fabric shop. Black and
white striped cloth or a deep blood-red
color can be used for simple decoration:
Use the fabric to cover furniture, protect-
ing it from spills and also adding to the set-
ting. Pick up a few colored light bulbs to
enhance the mood, or use a light-colored
fabric to drape over lamps.
Buy cheap where you can.
Supplies such as plates and cups can
be bought at the dollar store. You can cre-
ate simple decorations out of construction
paper, or print pictures from the Internet.
Who wouldn't love a picture of Captain
Jack Sparrow hanging on the wall?
Create theme-inspired invitations.
Throwing a toga party? Dye the paper
with tea bags, and then roll them like
scrolls. Another sleek trick: You can only
allow people with invitations to the party.
Allow them to bring one date, but that's it.
This will cut back on the amount of booze
and food you'll have to buy.
Suggest BYOB.
If you're on a really tight budget, suggest
that your guests bring their own supply. If
you do decide to buy alcohol, make some


Throw in a few apple and orange slices for
extra flavor, and the fruit will absorb the
alcohol and make for a tasty treat.
Ask your roommates to pitch in.
By hosting the party together, you can
split the cost. Another bonus: You'll have
people assisting in the planning and deco-
rating.
The one party item you shouldn't
skimp on is food. If you're just serving
snacks, buy in bulk. Also, keep an eye
out for sales. Check the newspaper for
coupons and sales that apply to your
shopping list.
If you're serving more than just chips
and dip, keep the menu simple. With the
pirate theme, seafood is a given. Stock up
on a variety of seafood, arid remember to
buy in bulk. If seafood is not your forte,
one interesting meal is salmagundi. In 16th
century England, it was really just a salad
made from whatever was available. Also
check online for chili and stew recipes.
Most ingredients in these meals are cheap
and/or replaceable. Add a bowl of salad
and accompany each with dinner rolls and
you're set.
For some background entertainment,
play a theme-related movie, such as
"Pirates of the Caribbean," "Hook" or
even "The Goonies."
As guests enter, hand out blank name
tags and have them go by a buccaneer
name for the night. It might sound cheesy,
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about.


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Time for summer trippin'


JACKIE AZIS I AVENUE WRITER
Whether you are working hard or hardly
working, summer is always the perfect time to
travel, even if for only a weekend.
This summer, TRiP, UF's Travel and
Recreation Program, is offering backpacking,
rock climbing and snorkeling excursions.
But you don't need to conquer the wilder-
ness to get away UF junior Jil Paquette and
her friends decided to drive
to California as a cheaper We got tc
alternative to flying. own pace
Paquette recommends don't nee
using a GPS navigation sys- or have to meet
ter for a road trip.
"Whenever we were airport
lost, we would push a but- Jil Paquette
ton and know our exact UFjunior
location," Paquette said.
"It can tell you how to get
anywhere."
The best part of the road trip was see-
ing different states, national monuments
and friends that had moved across the
country during the same trip, she said.
"Instead of just flying to one city in California,
we stopped at five different national parks. We
camped at a few of them and saved money that


way," Paquette said. "We got to travel at our
own pace because you don't need reservations
or have to meet deadlines at airports."
To help out the driver, they set a rule that
whoever was in the front passenger seat had to
stay awake with the driver, Paquette said.
Theme trips are also a great way to spend
summer vacation, said Amanda Webb, the
corporate communications coordinator of STA
Travel, a budget travel organization located in
Travel at our the Reitz Union.
Because you Students can choose to
Follow their favorite baseball
d reservations teams from stadium to sta-
deadlines at dium, for example. Others
ts. visit National Parks such as
Yellowstone or the Grand
)y Canyon.
Or, head out on an adven-
ture with yourself. Odds are
you'll find something you weren't looking for.
Whether you choose a weekend trip in the
wilderness or an adventure to the other side of
the globe, I want to hear about it. Send a story
about your amazing summer trip to avenue.ed
itors@gmail.com, and the most interesting one
will be published here.
Happy journeys!


Charity studio beats on

STEPHANIE GRANADA I AVENUE WRITER


Few people understand the gift of
music in a person's life as much as Tobin
Wagstaff and his wife Jill Wagstaff.
Following a passion for music help-
ing others, the Wagstaffs started Studio
Percussion in June 2002 as a local non-
profit music school that aims to aid
people of all ages and financial status in
developing their musical potential.
"I do not want anyone to not have
the opportunity to take music lessons
because money is an issue," said Tobin
Wagstaff.
At first, classes were conducted out of
the Wagstaffs' home, but an increasing
demand soon changed that.
Working with the community, the
organization has established music pro-
grams in elementary and pre-K schools
that lacked an adequate program, par-
ticipated in music lesson clinics and as
provided free musical education for a
number of underprivileged individuals
through their scholarship program.


Earlier this year, Studio Percussion
faced discord with its new neighbor, the
chiropractic office of Dr. Jeffrey Smith.
The office complained that the 6 p.m.
drumline class was too noisy. To accom-
modate his neighbors, Tobin Wagstaff
rescheduled his drumline class to 6:30
p.m. in effect changing the schedule of
over 100 of his school members.
But the show must go on.
On Friday, May 25, Studio Percussion
will be hosting its annual Spring
Concert as part of Gainesville's "Let's
Go Downtown" Plaza Series. You will
hear musical styling from keyboard en-
sembles to drum lines and bands. Over
fifteen groups from Gainesville will be
performing free of charge.
"The concert gives groups the op-
portunity to see what other groups have
been working on," said Wagstaff. "It also
allows the community to learn more
about us and see what we are doing here
at Studio Percussion."


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Kinsman Stable, a farm 40 miles southwest building
F is home to the reigning champions of Gainesville that is owned by Steinbrenner. The
of college football and basketball, but "If they weren't bom here, they were raised farms h
he rolling hills of pristine horse farms here. If they weren't born and raised here, elite ho
minute drive south of the UF campus they were broken and trained here." recent c
good number of athletes, too. On the heels of ,the Kentucky Derby, the odc
;ds are the champions of a sport of which took place earlier this month, North Preakne
r kind one supported by some of Florida's horse trainers are gearing up for Farm i
ca's biggest names and deepest pock- the second race of the Triple Crown the Preakne
luding New York Yankees owner and Preakness Stakes scheduled for this week- Stables,
lefactor George Steinbrenner. end in Pimlico, Md. The final race of the hal- Hor
s time of year is the height of the lowed trio is the Belmont Stakes in June in the "Sp
Crown season of horse racing, and the Elmont, N.Y. wealthy


world's attention is focused on horses with
connections to the prime horse farm country
in North Florida.
"In these big races, you're always go-
ing to find a horse with ties to the Ocala
area," said Jim Scott, the farm manager at


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become a sort of mecca for the horse industry
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by New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, covers 800 acres.


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than houses live nearby


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g material for horses.
area boasts more than 500 horse
ere and is home to some of the most
rses in the world. Street Sense; the
champion of the Kentucky Derby and
s-on favorite to win the upcoming
ss, was trained at the Ocala Stud
n Marion County. Curlin, another
ess contender, is owned by Padua
a farm in nearby Summerfield.
se racing has long been known as
ort of Kings," and it's true that some
Sand famous interests have a hand in
al horseracing scene. Steinbrenner's
n Stable is a full-service operation
eeds, trains and stables thorough-
cing horses. Sheikh Mohammed bin
al Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai, who
ed by Forbes magazine as one of the
five richest people in the
world, owns an opera-
tion that trains horses in
Marion County during
the winter months.


Kinsman stable is
certainly no stranger
to big-time competi-
tions. From this farm,
thoroughbred Bellamy
Road participated in the
Kentucky Derby in 2005,
and Hemingway's Key
ran in the Preakness last
summer.
Of the Kentucky
Derby, Scott said, "he's
(Steinbrenner's) been
there five times and
hasn't won it yet, but
we're working to win it
next year."
Two-year old Majestic
Warrior, currently work-
ing with a trainer in New
York state, will be the
next of Steinbrenner's
thoroughbreds to
compete for the Triple
Crown.
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UF taking extra steps to go 'green'

DAVID LOW I AVENUE WRITER "It's all about supply and demand," she said. "More people
are becoming concerned about it, so everything is available
Kermit the Frog may have had it wrong it is easy being now."
green, after all. Buildings are now constructed from recycled resources
UF takes an ecological stance when it comes to the construc- and regionally harvested materials from no more than 500
tion of new buildings and facilities on campus. miles away, she said. Once construction is finished, the green
Since 2001, UF has been following the criteria to meet the structures will continue to save money by using utilities more
Leadership in Energy and Environmental efficiently.
Design Green Building Rating System stan- We made the change to The monthly utilities bill for UF is about
dards in allmajor construction. It's reducing go 'green' because it was $3.5 million, Armaghani said, but costs can
costs and hopefully influencing the youth, go b e i. be reduced by implementing more efficient
said Bahar A. Armaghani of UF's Facilities the right thing to do. We're technology, such as sensor-operated, low-
Planning and Construction division. leading the next generation to flow faucets and toilets, waterless urinals
"We made the change to go 'green' hopefully make a difference in the and increased insulation.
because it was the right thing to do," world by being proactive in taking One of the newest buildings to use these
Armaghani said. "We're leading the next positive steps. features became certified by the U.S. Green
generation to hopefully make a difference posive steps. Building Council and is of interest because it
in the world by being proactive in taking Bahar A. Armaghani is the first "green" art museum in the coun-
positive steps." try, according to a press release.
To meet the qualifications, six categories The Ham Museum of Arts Cofrin Pavilion, constructed in
of performance must be fulfilled: sustainable sites, energy and 2005, houses the museum's international collections of contem-
atmosphere, water efficiency, indoor environmental quality, porary art. Making the museum "green" is especially significant
materials and resources, and innovation in design. because some art pieces are very sensitive to the climate.
At first, university officials said they thought environ- "It was very similar to the situation of Library West you
mental standards would increase the cost of construction, but have to consider humidity and light, but it's not like you can't
"green" resources and materials are becoming less expensive, do it," Armaghani said. "We're all very excited that we're one of
Armaghani said. the first 'green' museums."


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More than 251) bands, including Gainesville's
own Velveteen Puik, Voice of the People and
NMomingbell, will be playing on 15 different stages
in downtown Orlando this weekend. amongg
the headliners are Flogging NMolly. 7Nlary3. The
Working Title, Chuck Ragan of Hot Water Music
and Ir. Richards of Dishwalla.
The festival features keynote speakers, films'
and music-inspired art, as well as a conference
with panelists from major record companies and
the independent music industry.
The event begins today and runs until Sunday,
and a three-day pass is $25.
Visit the Web site for more information: www.f
loridamusicfestival com.


Steinbrenner family. His children own homes
on the farm, and his daughter personally
names all the horses, Scott said.
Donkeys, a llama and miniature ponies,
favorites of Steinbrenner's grandchildren,
saunter around in grassy enclosures.
But horses are more than just beloved pets
and the basis of an exciting sport; they're part
of a big business. Champion-quality thor-
oughbreds can sell for upwards of $10 mil-
lion, and stud fees the price of breeding
with exceptional stallions can be as'high
as $300,000. The American Horse Council, an
advocacy group based in Washington D.C,
said the horse industry produces goods and
services of $3 billion in Florida alone.


The local horse industry has benefited
from its proximity to UF. The College of
Veterinary Medicine provides some unique
services to benefit the local horse industry,
such as its Mobile Equine Diagnostic Service,
an ambulatory clinic that serves local farms,
and a clinic specializing in equine neonatal
care. In addition, the Racing Lab tests blood
samples of horses for the local thoroughbred
owners and breeders.
Due to the ample number of students on
handUF's veterinary clinic is able to provide
some services to horse owners that other clin-
ics cannot, Scott said.
"We have a collaboration with the
horse farms," said Sarah Carey, the
Director of Public Relations at the
College of Veterinary Medicine. "It's
a mutually beneficial relationship."
Horses are a link that have brought magnate
Steinbrenner and the University together.
He has personally contributed $400,000 to
the College of Veterinary Medicine for the
purchase of medical imaging equipment
large enough to accommodate horses, and
has also made substantial donations for the
construction of the new music building." He
has also been recognized as a "Bull Gator" by
the Florida Gator Boosters.
However, this sports tycpon's ties to the
area may have begun with his desire to race
champion horses.
"We try to do the very best we can with
Mr. Steinbrenner's horses," said Scott. "Some
of the best horsemen in the world come right
from this area."







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furnished

*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
8-15-25-1

NEED ROOMMATES?!
All Inclusive 3's and 4's
FREE Roommate Matching
FREE Cable, Utilities, Internet
FREE Furn, Tanning, 24hr'Fitness Center
Ask About our Huge 2/2.5 Townhouses
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Save $100 on Signup Fees
SConvenient Bus Route!
8-15-25-1

WISH YOU WERE HERE...
UNIQUE and HUGE 2&3 Beds
FREE Tanning FREE Cable Full W/D
24hr Gym We love pets!
Call now for specials: 372-8100
8-15-25-1


1, 2, 3, 4BR Apts.
www.ApartmentslnGainesville.com
8-15-25-1

LUXURY COLLEGE CRIBS!
Furnished luxury private BR & BA. New 24
Hr Gym, Largest kitchens & Club House!
Mile trail & 3 bus stops in complex New
Tan beds! From $499 352-271-3131
8-15-25-1

Roll Out of Bed & Into Class
$469 $499 Gets you all this!
Fully Furnished, Free Ethernet, Free Cable
.yw/HBO, FREE UTILITIES, W/D,
Roommate match. 379-9300
8-15-25-1

Show Off!
Spacious 2/2s 3/3s & 4/4s
All Inclusive Resort Living
LexingtonCrossingUF.com
373-9009 Live in Paradise
Because you deserve it. 8-15-25-1

Super Clean Studio
Walk to Shands
Annual lease
As low as $375 monthly
Incl all utilities Phone 336-9836
8-15-25-1


II For Rent
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THE MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET!
Luxury 1/1 and 3121
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
8-15-25-1

SEMESTER & YEAR-LONG LEASES
AVAILABLE. $350/mo incl until, eth, meals &
parking. ONLY 1 BLOCK FROM CAMPUS.
www.cloliving.org 377-4269 8-15-25-1

If you would like to
CONTRIBUTE TO BUILDING A HOME
FOR HOMELESS SCHOOL CHILDREN
in our community,
please call Ken at 352-339-1746
8-15-25-1

WINDSOR HALL
Experience the luxury @ Windsor Hall.
Located 2 blocks to UF. Beautiful single and
double suites starting @ $450 mo.
Includes everything. Gym, Pool, DSL, Elec.
Call 352-337-9255 or www.windsorhall.com
8-15-25-1

La Mancha Walk to UF
8th Avenue. Rooms available May
Prelease now low fall rates
Utilities/internet/cable included
$400 per month 904-859-7524 5-31-26-1

3806 SW 2nd Ave. 1 block from movies on
Newberry. Large 4BR/3BA, 3 living areas.
Wood floors, includes W/D, 2 car carport,
large porch'& yard. Avail Aug 1st $1800/mo
407-363-7198 or cell 407-234-1380 5-17-
11-1

**LAMANCHA CONDOS**
Walk to campus. 4BR/1.5BA.$450/mo utils
incl (also summer sublease avail $300/mo)
Call 278-9347 www.lamanchacondos.com
6-14-17-1

WINDSOR HALL
Space for rent. Near Sorority Row. Walk to
UF. May, June, July. All inclusive building.
Pool, gym. Call 954-473-0888 for an appoint-
ment to see. 5-17-4-1

2BR/2BA CONDO FOR THE FALL
University Commons on Archer Road. 1 mile
from UF! Fully Furnished, Washer/Dryer,
Pool, Wood Floor. $425/mo. per Room. On
2 Bus Routes. Avail Aug 16th Call 352-258-
1184 5-24-6-1


B | For Rerit
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CR@ZYNESS"
All Inclusive Resort Life.
$399/MO Summer Rent
HURRY CALL US NOW!!!
Lexington Crossing 373-9009 8-15-25-1

3BR/2.5BA 1500 SQ FT TOWNHOME
in Hawthorne Reserve. All new appliances
and fully furnished. $550/mo utils included.
Call 772-633-6687 for details. 5-29-5-1
Need a Great Place to Live?
2 rms in huge 4BR house. Ilk from UF. 2
min walk to law school. Quiet area. Furn
rms. Util incl. Wifi, Laundry facil. Parking.
$6001mo Yr lease Kim 352-262-8739 5-
29-5-1
NEED FEMALE ROOMMATE Point West
Apts on SW 34th St. 2BR/1BA. $360/mo
rent. Quiet, safe area. Pool & laundry facili-
ties. Close to University. Call 941-815-6234
6-7-8-1
Female only Ivy House. Fully furnished
room, all inclusive. Avail for rent for summer.
One block to campus. $375/mo incl every-
thing unlimited electric, ethemet & cable.
850-980-2121 5-29-5-1
1324 NW 16th Ave. Move in now and June
rent is FREE. No security deposit. Furnished.
2BR w/walk-in closets/lBA. Big living room,
pool, On #6, 8, 10 bus routes. $649/mo. Call
335-6365 5-29-5-1
HUGE TOWNHOUSE
2BR/2BA, W/D, all appliances incl. Walk-
in -closets, 1.5 mi to UF on RTS bus rte.
$600/room OBO. Call Joshua 352-278-3332
6-21-12-1

**UTILITIES INCLUDED-**
4/4 Condo rooms less than 1 mile from UF!!!
Private baths $495/mo (room leases)
Call NOW 954-651-1864 5-31-5-1

For Rent
U unfurnished
QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE.
Rustic 1BR apt. $345/mo.
*1BR cottage $375/mo. Call 378-9220 or
mobile 213-3901. 8-15-25-2
PRICE REDUCED!
LIMITED TIME ONLY!
2 HOUSES LEFT!
ACROSS FROM UF! 3 and 4 br
Wood floors, pets welcome! 371-0769
8-15-25-2


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LYONS SPECIAL
$199 1st month's rent
377-8797
8-25-25-2

LIVE ON SORORITY ROW
Luxury Town homes Available for Fall!
W/D, Private balconies, avail.
Alarms, Pet Friendly, Pool
352-372-7111 8-15-25-2

Want Convenient & BIG ??
2BR Avail June $695!
HUGE floorplans avail August!
Bike to UF! Pets Ok!
Pools! Open Wkends 335-7275
8-15-25-2

BE THE CENTER OF ATTENTION IN
YOUR DOWNTOWN LUXURY APT
Studios*Ones*Two & Three Bedroom THs
Great location-walk to bars, bike/walk to UF
Going fast-reserve now 338-0002
8-15-25-2

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. 8-15-25-2

Affordable & Quiet I
1BR from $540 2BR from $599
Walk/Bike to UF* Pets Ok
Great pools/courtyards!
Open wkends 372-7555 8-15-25-2

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 8-15-25-2

Need Space...No Problem!
1,2, & 3BR Apts for Fall
Pool, Tennis, Free UF Parking
Pinetreegardens.com 352-376-4002
8-15-25-2

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 8-15-25-2


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*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
8-15-25-2

** ELLIE'S HOUSES **
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
352-215-4990 8-15-25-2

LUXURY LIVING, STEPS TO CLASS!
$500 CASH when you sign a lease!
Hurryl Only the 1st 5 peopleget the cash
W/D, pets welcome!, alarm
371-7777 Collegeparkuf.com
8-15-25-2

SIGN A LEASE, WIN A PS3!
Luxury 1, 2, and 3s!
Cable*Tanning*Gated*Sauna
24-Hr Gym*Ask for Fur and RMM
Leasing NOW and FALL! (352) 335-4455
8-15-25-2

ALL PAWS ABOARD
Spread out in a 1, 2 or 3 BR NOW!
Located by Butler Plaza Movie Theatrer
*We Can Help Find YOUR Perfect Home*
For More Details Call Now 373-1111
8-15-25-2

"313 TH "LUXURY" Going Fast"
1.9 mi to UF-W/D*Garages
Free Cable w/HBO & Showtime
Free Tanning-Comp. Lab
Pets welcome-Private dog park
Luxury Living 377-2801
8-15-25-2

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
8-15-25-2

SPRING into Something
Spectacular
LUXURY-HUGE 2 & 3 Beds
Cable PC Lab Tanning *W/D
www.greenwichgreen.net
8-15-25-2


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GOT DIRTY SHIRTS?
We've got the Answer!!!!
Brand New Washer/Dryers in our 3BRs
Just 1.3 miles from UF, FREE tanning
Pets OK 377-7401
8-15-25-2


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
8-15-25-2



STUDIO APT
60 sec walk to UF. Short term avail. 1 or 2
rooms $425 & up. Call 352-538-2181 8-
15-25-2


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
8-15-25-2



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
8-15-25-2


MOVE IN TODAY!
Charming 1/1 and 2/1 apartment homes!
Next to UF, Shands, and Butler Plaza!
Water included! Pets welcome!
SPECIAL LOW RATES starting at $4991
Call 352-376-1248
8-15-25-2


Like'em big?
Huge 3BR Ready NOW!
Pool, Alarm, Free UF Parking!
Pinetreegardens.com 352-376-4002
8-15-25-2


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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
Save $100 on Signup Fees
Convenient Bus Route!
8-15-25-2

FORGET YOU HAVE ROOMMATES!
Huge 4BR townhomes w/W/D. 1662 sq.ft.
FREE gym membership and FREE cable
352-332-7401 8-15-25-2

What could be better?
Bike to class, pets welcome
HUGE 1, 2, & 3 BRs
Awesome pool w/BBQ, Free Tanning
Aerobic Center 377-7401
8-15-25-2

LIVE THE LIFE!
All Inclusive Ind. leases
Big 2/2s 3/3s & 4/4s
Filling fast Lease now
373-9009 8-15-25-2

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
8-15-25-2

1st MONTH FREE
1 BR Villas Starting @ $529. Please call: 352-
375-3077 or 352-373-2818 8-15-25-2

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

Tired of Looking for a Roommate?
University Park Studios: $565/mo
Walk tTo UF/Pet Friendly/Wood Floors
www.LiveNearCampus.com 376-6223
8-15-25-2.


Available Now & May
Walk to UF 1 BR
$400 to $775 washer/
dryer free internet
2BR 1BA $440
Gore-Rabell Realty 378-1387
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PARTY!!! THEN WALK HOME
ACROSS THE STREET FROM UF
1br and studios for fall
We love pets! Wood floors available
Open late! 371-0769
8-15-25-2

TAILGATOR HEAVEN!!!!
ACROSS THE STREET FROM UF
2br for fall, Wood floors,
great for pets! Open.late
Collegeparkuf.com 371-7777
8-15-25-2

EVERYONE LOVES A THREESOME
Join in-Live Downtown This Fall!
Luxury 3 Bedroom/3 Bath Townhouses
Lots of Perks- w/d, lofts, cable & intemet
Get'em while they're hot! 338-0002
8-15-25-2

FREE RENT!
2BR, 3BR or 4BR Move-in May or June
and get a free month's rent! Close to UF,
pets welcome, tennis, bball, 2 pools
376-2507 or www.bivenscove.com
8-15-25-2.

**LUXURY APTS**
CLOSEST TO CLASS
2BR/2BA available for Fall
www.LookingGlassApartments.com
111 NW 16th St. #1. Call 376-1111
8-15-25-2

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
5-31-56-2

ACROSS THE STREET FROM UF
Studios, 1 and 2 bedrooms for fall
Pets welcome, W/D and wood
floors available, open late
and weekends! 371-7777
8-15-25-2

*NO MOVE IN COSTS
Got Luxury?
2BR TH & 3BR Flats
Walk to UF/Pet friendly
INCLUDES
Cable*Tanning*Gym*Pool*Alarm*W/D
Museum Walk *379-WALK
8-15-25-2

S***1BR APT, $515/mo***0
Quiet nhood; greenspace, trees, private
patio, near UF, busline, parking, spacious
rooms, adorable kitchen, carpeted fans,
no dogs. 1825 NW 10th St. 284-3873 8-
15-25-2

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 System, W/D
hookup and Pool onsite. 2BR 2.5Bath @
$1,000/mo.
Union Properties, Inc. 373-7578 8-15-
25-2

1 & 2 Bed Cottages & Apts
Starting at $520/MO. Cent AC., W/D hkups.
Close to downtown & UF. Cute & MUST SEE!
See photos & info: www.rentalworkshop.com
352-870-0904, 318-4553 6-21-42-2

***WALKTO SHANDS/VAVET SCH***
Large 2BR, Downstairs, CH/A, fans, carpet,
Laundry on site, pool, parking, quiet. 2BR -
$650-750. Avail Summer/Fall. 352-376-0080
or 352 284 3873 8-15-25-2

**PRIVATE VILLAS**
Singel-story close to UF
1BR ONLY $529
2BR $699 + FREE Water
NOW & FALL 375-1519
8-15-51-2

"LIVE ALONE*
1BR VILLA ONLY $519
1/2 mile to UF & Butler Plaza
Walk-in closet! Alarms avail
375-3077 Avail NOW & FALL
8-15-51-2


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NO ROOMMATE HASSLES
Private Villas next to Butler Plaza
Studios $499*1BR $549
**FREE WATER**
Call for Now &Fall"377-2596
8-15-51-2
CLOSEST to UF/Shands
Enjoy privacy & convenience
IBR Villa ONLY $529
Duckpond*POOL*Alarm avail
Leasing FALL Fast! 372-4835
8-15-51-2
*Affordable & Nice*
Gym*POOL*Alarm avail
1BR $539+FREE water
Phase I 2BR ONLY $699
Phase II 2BR from $829
Great Location*SW 34 St
CALL TODAY! 376-0828
8-15-51-2

HUGE 1BR ONLY $499
Single-story Villa in NW
Private patio*Full kitchen
Alarm avail*Pool*Laundry
Lease Now/Aug 372-3826
8-15-51-2

ONLY 1 MILE to UFI
Across from NEW Starbucks!
HUGE apts*Pool*Laundry
2br $699 3br $869
Open Afternoons*378-1755
8-15-51-2

**WALK TO UF**
From any of our 2 or 3BR ClassicApts or
Vintage Homes Starting @ $600/mo.
Come by & pick up one of our availability
lists @ 821 NW 13th Street or call 375-8256
8-15-25-2

COZY GATOR
Several cute & clean vintage apts & houses
avail Aug. Most have wood flrs, cent H/AC,
W/D, located near downtown & UF. Call
352-338-7670 or visit www.cozygator.com
5-31-27-2
SUNDOWNE STUDIO APARTMENT
$439/mo includes water. $35 application fee,
on bus route 1 behind Butler Plaza. Available
now. jlgillice@yahoo.com 443-786-4408
5-29-23-2




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Brand new 2BR/2BA condos for rent 3 blocks
from UF. Be the first to live in these luxurious
and beautiful condos. $1600 per month. Call
352-375-8256 8-15-25-2
AVOID THE TRAFFIC @ WALK TO CLASS
2 Bedrooms for Falll!!
Starting at $770/mo
Wood floors, W/D avail
Pet Friendly, Pool
Walk to campus!
352-378-2221 8-15-25-2
ROLL OUT OF BED $ INTO CLASS
SIGN & MOVE-IN HERE TODAY!
Studio apartments starting @ $554
All utilities included! Walk to campus!
Pets welcome, Pool. www.collegemanor.org*
352-372-7111 8-15-25-2

WALK, STUMBLE OR DRIVE
Studio, 1 + 2 Bedrooms
Sign now for Fall, be close to it all!
Wood floors, W/D avail.
Pet friendly, Pool
Walk to campus!
352-378-2221 8-15-25-2

**8 BLOCKS TO UF**
2BR/1 BA large Apt Central AC/Heat,
Island Kitchen, 900 sq ft. $650-$700/mo
821 NW 13th St. Call 375-8256
8-15-25-2

**5 BLOCKS TO UF**
Beautiful 2BR/1BA
w/hardwood floors & fireplace. A must see.
$1100/mo. Call 375-8256
8-15-25-2

**8 BLOCKS TO UF**
Huge 3BR/1BA house w/big yard, W/D
hook-up. $1300/mo @ 1231 NW 9th Ave.
Call 352-375-8256
8-15-25-2


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A MUST See For FALL!!
Spread out in our Huge 3BR!
Pool*GYM*Clubhouse*Paws Welcome
Park @ UF Free*10 Steps to Butler Plaza
For More Details. Call Now 373-1111
8-15-25-2

Newly renovated 2BR/1.5BA end unit condo
Casablanca East. Newer AC, W/D, scr
porch, Tile dnstairs kitchen, hall & 1/2 BA.
Pool & bus rt on site. Quiet conv to Shands/
UF., $800/mo Avail Aug 5th 352-246-5958
5-31-56-2

Houses and Condos available for rent
Free List of Available Rentals 24/7
www.AptsNearUF.com
Campus Realty 336-3900 5-31-17-2

Whales, Elephants, & Dinosaurs -
OK, now that we have you thinking BIG, think
BIG rooms, BIG amenities, and BIG Savings
(until April 30th, 2007). 5 minutes from UF
and Shands.Open Weekends
Windmeadows Apartments
352-373-3558
8-15-25-2

Duplex for rent 3215 SW 26 Terr 1mi from
UF & Shands. Newly painted interior & new
tile floors. 2BR/1BA flat, 850 sq ft, cent AC,
private front patio & backyard. $550/mo
407-363-7198, cell 407-234-1380 Sec 8 ok
5-24-13-2

Historic 2BR House
Near downtown. Wood floors, high ceilings,
fenced yard. $695/mo. Avail Aug 1. 411 SW
3rd Street 214-9270 8-2-29-2

**Sunroom, Oak Floors, Covered Patio**
Adorn 3/2 upscale classic home 01 mile from
UF. 1800 sq ftsecluded quiet profession-
als or grads 0 no pets 0 avail Aug 0 $1400/
mo neg. 0 1607 NW 12th Rd 466-4171
5-17-11-2

DUCKPOND
Apt in Historic Duckpond. Large 2BR/1.5BA,
2 blocks from downtown. Amazing location.
W/D. Quiet. Avail May. 508 NE 4th Ave.
$650/mo. 379-4952 5-29-11-2

1-2 BR, 1BA Apartments/3-4BR, 2BA
Houses..bike to UF, many upgrades, spa-
cious, efficient units, fenced yards, washer/
dryer hook ups. $525-$1250. Pet friendly.
Call 352-494-8959 for details. 5-a3-11-2

$100 gets you May. Move-in today! GREAT
SUMMER-STARTER! 1BR/1BA apt. $479/
MO + utils No security or last! Renewable
lease in Aug. Laundry/pool and close to
Campus 352-505-0497 5-29-10-2
2BR/1 BA 900 sf apt w/W/D, 2 parking spac-
es. Less than 1 mi to UF, near Sorority Row.
Huge Kitchen! Avail Aug 1st. On RTS 43 bus
stop. Call 352-870-8210 for info. 5-31-10-2

LAKEWOOD VILLAS
Ask About Our Move In Specials
Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans;
Furniture Packages Inc. Washer/Dryer;
Workout Rm, Tennis Court; Swimming Pool;
Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
700 SW 62nd Blvd 371-8009
www.lakewoodvilllas.com
S8-15-25-2

0 SPYGLASS *
Ask About Our Move-In Specials
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages,
Incl Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Intemet;
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
701 SW 62nd Blvd 373-6330
www.spyglassapts.com
8-15-25-2

3 BLOCKS TO UF FOR $375/person.
Includes water, sewer, trash & pest. Bring
your roommie but not your pet to this 2BR/
1BA for only $750/mo. See @ 320 SW 10th
St. Call Susan 352-264-1399 6-7-114-

Affordable and Spacious
Fernwood Apartments
3555 SW 20th Avenue $475/mo
Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2

New and Improved!
Spacious 2BR Townhouses
Pinnacle Point Apartments
3640 SW 20th Avenue $850/mo
Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-252


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Great SW Quadraplex
2BR near Shands/UF
quiet street $550/mo
3531 SW 29th Terrace
Immediate Occupancy
Union Broperties 373-7578 8-15-25-2

Enormous 1BR near
Norman Hall/decal park
MALIBU COVE APTS
1114 Sw 7th Ave. $675/mo
Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2

Near Law School
3BR home w/1BR apt
219 NVV25th Street $2000/mo
3/4BR w/screened porch
117 NW 21st Terrace $2200/mo
Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2

Brighton Park
2BR townhouse w/pool
4415 SW 34th Ave #205
Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2

Woodbury Row
Newer 4BR 4.5BA
Near Norman Hall .
1111 SW 5th Avenue
Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2

Near Norman Hall
4BR 2BA townhouse
w/washerand dryer
1101 SW 5th Avenue
Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2

A Cozy Cottage
1BR efficiency on
private SW acreage
near Tower Rd $425
Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2

Homes Near UF
2718 W Univ Ave
4BR 2BA $2400/mo
2635 WUnivAve
3BR 2BA $1500/mo
2041 NW7th PI
3BR 2BA $1575/mo
Union Properties 372-7578 8-15-25-2

HOUSE 4 RENT $1400/MONTH
3/3, nice yard, bbq pitt, all major appliances
included, 1 mile from UF. Call for details
786-255-6736 or email stefil3@ufl.edu 6-
12-10-2

4BR/2BA 2500 square foot, attic storage.
Large fenced yard. Near UF. Downtown
location. Avail Aug. Call Tom 352-262-6423
5-17-3-2

****10 BLOCKS TO UF****
Quaint 1BR/1BA apts in historic Victorian
house. Avail Aug 1st. Wood floors, high ceil-
ings, pvt entrance. $525/mo. 225 SW 3rd
Ave 376-2184 5-24-5-2

1BR in 3BR/2BA house
$400/month. Call Krystal at 863-634-0382
5-24-5-2

ROCKWOOD VILLAS 1BR/1BA in a 3BR/
3BA Townhouse. Wood floors, W/D, non-
smoker, no pets. $395/MO +1/3 utils.
Call 954-234-1845 5-29-5-2


VILLAGE OF HAILE
2BR/2BA TOWNHOME. 2nd floor balcony,
brand new appliances W/D 9119 SW 52nd
Ave. C-201. $1200Avail now 305-219-4226
8-15-25-2

Avail 8/1 2BR/1.5 BA Cresap Arms Condo. 4
Blks. from campus. Covered parking. $1050/
MO Individual leases available. Security
deposit & references required. LR & DR fur-
nished. Call 380-0090 5-31-6-2

SheMRock Villas 2BR/1.5BA
$725/month. End unit, fireplace, screened-in
Porch, & on bus route to UF. Call American
Dreams Realty, LLC (352) 338-7505. 5-
24-4-2

HORSE PROPERTY 3 acres. 1850 sq ft
2001 MH. New: roof, well, fenced yd, washer,
dishwasher. 2 12'x12' stud stalls ea w/30'x40'
paddock. 800 sq ft shop. 4BR/2BA, frpl. SR
26,UF:10-15min $1300/352-585-1458
5-31-6-2


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Gainesville's Best Kept Secret!
Unforgettable 1/1 and 2/1 apartments!
Rates as low as $4991
Next to UF, Shands, Butler.Plazal
Water included! Pets welcome!
Leasing NOW and for FALL!
Call today! 352-376-1248
8-15-25-2

2BRs for rent in 4BR house w/yard 2 miles to
UF on 2 major bus rts. $300 & $400 (MBR/
bath) share util. 352-692-4419 or 954-326-
8347 5-17-2-2

QUIETAREA & CLOSE TO UF
SW 20th Ave. busline, 2BR/2.5BA New
Townhouse, 1200 sq. ft, fenced backyard,
A/C, W/D hook-up, DW, $775/mo. Call Lalit
for app. 378-6817, 871-8205 5-31-6-2

DUCKPOND GARAGE APT
1/1, hardwood floors, washer & dryer. $600/
mo + deposit. 111 NE 8th Ave. 850-291-4969
5-31-6-2

DUCKPOND COTTAGE
3/1, hdwd firs, highceilings, claw-foot tub,
W/D. Pets allowed w/dep. 738 NE 2nd St.
Avail Aug 1. $1025/mo + dep. 850-291-4969
5-31-6-2
*3BR/1BA, bonus room, cent H/AC. $900/
mo
0611 NW 34th Dr. $925/mo.
Call 372-4903 5-24-4-2

2BR DUPLEX
BEHIND NORMAN HALL
Cent H/AC, ceiling fans, $600/mo. 922/924
SW 7th Ave. Call 372-4903 5-24-4-2

Near UF *
4 Bedroom 2 Bath
Newly Renovated Kitchen *
10'x 10' Laundry Room *2 Car Carport
610 NW 34 Terr
MANNY 352-317-4408
6-14-10-2

ROOM FOR RENT IN
2BR/1BA on SW 16th Ave. Available June 1
- Aug 1. $285/mo + electric. 407-922-0029
5-29-5-2

BRAND NEW CONDO AT CAMPUS VIEW.
Close to sorority row. 3BR/3BA. $600 per
room + $50 for parking (optional).+ utils.
Avail Aug 1st. Please call Tom 407-694-0692
6-14-10-2

Duplex for rent: 2BR/1BA $500/mo + $500
deposit. For lease info please contact
landlord at 352-514-9698. Location: Tower
Oak Glen Apts. (near Tower Rd) 10 min to
UF. Leave msg w/ph # & I will call back. 5-
29-5-2 -

CRICKET CLUB II
PRE-LEASING
SPECIALS
Brand new 1, 2, & 3 bdrm
Luxury apartments
Conveniently located near
shopping, restaurants
and SFCC. For more info. Call:
352-331-4546
M-F 9-6, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5
8-9-24-2

Cute cottage 2 bedroom 1 bath with study
and large laundry room 316 NW 20th Ave.
$825/mo with yard service. Call Barbara,
Green Tree Realty, Inc. 317-4392 5-31-6-2

Cute yellow home 2 bedroom 1 bath with
hardwood floors, freshly painted, yard
service. ;425 NW 19th Ave. $850/mo. Call
Barbara, Green Tree Realty, Inc. 317-4392
5-31-6-2

Nice 2 bedroom 2 bath on 5 fenced acres,
mobile home, $895/mo. 1001 .NW 192nd
Ave. Call Barbara, Green Tree Realty, Inc.
317-4392 5-31-6-2

DUCKPOND 1BR/1BA
hardwood floors, large front porch, W/D, very
quiet, blocks to downtown, available June 1.
$525/mo 304 NE 6th St. 379-4952 5-29-5-2

Available 8/07 4br/2ba w/yard; window
AC, W/D hkups, yrd serve incl;. off street
parking; $1200/mo. 414 NW 10th St.
EdBaurManagement.com 1631 NW 6 St.
375-7104 8-15-25-2


Available 1st week of Aug 3br/2ba, cent
A/C, W/D incl, 1 car garg, fenced yard, pets
OK, yrd serv incl. $1175/mo. 1015 NE 5 PI
EdBaurManagement.com 1731 NW 6 St.
- 375-7104 8-15-25-2

Aug rental 3br/3ba duplex; walk to UF, cent
A/C, off street parking, $1500/mo 1022 SW
4 Ave. EdBaurManagement com 1731 NW 6
St. 375-7104 8-15-25-2

Brand new Townhouses Lofts Oasis-move in
now; 2br/2.5ba-$1200/mo, 3br/3.5ba-$1500/
mo Security, trash, condo fees incl. 2515 SW
35 PI. EdBaurManagement.com 1731 NW6
St. -375-7104 8-15-25-2


June rent is FREE. No security deposit.
2BR w/walk-in closets/iBA. In Georgetown
Apt. Big living room. Pool. On #6, 8, 10 bus
routes. $649/mo. Call 335-6365 5-29-5-2

Whispering Pines ready mid-August: new
2br/2ba condos at SW 24th St & SW 35 PI;
near UF & hospitals, shopping, on bus route.
$1100/mo. Edbaurmanagement.com 1731
NW6 St. 352-375-7104 8-15-25-2


3BR/1BA HOUSE. Close to campus.
Hardwood floors, nice yard, W/D hook-ups.
2627 SW 31st Terr. $840/mo. Call 215-7199
5-24-4-2

QUIET, PEACEFUL PROPERTIES
01/2 of duplex 2BR/1BA off 6th St. Close
to UF. $625/mo.
*New house in Alachua 3BR/2BA. $1395/
mo. Call 339-1824 5-29-5-2

$450/mo, No smoking, pets, or roommates. 1
bedroom, upstairs garage apartment Central
a/c, living room, kitchen, and study. Located 2
blocks to UF, student ghetto behind Norman
Hall. Foreign students welcome. One year
lease. Call John 352-316-4988 5-31-6-2

Walk to class. 2BR at Summit House on SW
16th Ave. Quiet & safe. Recently renovated.
$795 per month plus dep. Available 8/1. Call
843-0582 or 843-0682 6-14-10-2

Rooms available in 4BR condo. 3 blocks
from campus.includes all utilities. $395. Very
nice, pool, laudry facility, park-like setting.
378-4626. Available now. 5-31-5-2

3240 NW 41st. Ave on bus line. 3BR/1BA
on quiet street. Updated kitchen, fenced,
screened porch, carport. $950/mo. Avail 8/1.
Denise 407-509-4574 or Jen 352-495-7714
8-15-24-2

2BR/1.5BA TOWER OAKS. Sunporch, deck,
tile floors, fenced yard, dishwasher, W/D,
ceiling fans, close to UF and shopping. NS.
$650/mo + $650 security deposit. Call 374-
71755-31-5-2

New Condo. Great location for UF off
University and 13th. 1BR/1BA. W/D. $750/
mo. Call 381-9200 or 337-1760 5-31-5-2

HISTORIC HOUSES_
Hardwd floors, ceiling fans, porches. 107 NW
4th Ave. 3BR/2BA. $1250/mo. 406 NW 10th
St. 3BR/1BA $1250/mo. Bungalow. 3Blks to
UF. First, last, sec. No Dogs. Call 373-3736
6-19-10-2

Luxury townhome 1.5 years old. 3BR/2.5BA.
Great location. Minutes to 1-75, GHC, 20 min.
to UF & Shands $1400/MO incl. util & cable
Owner/manager Call 352-472-9778 or 305-
299-3485 5-31-5-2

APTS and Homes for Rent
BLKS to UF! Visit our website at
www.merrillmanagement.net
Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
5-31-5-2

1BR/1BA1 BLKTO UF!
AVAIL NOW!
Grad IIApts, 1236 SW 4th Ave.
Central H &Air, Carpet, Inclds
Wtr, Swg. Pst ctrl, Garbage $500/MO
Laundry facilities. Merill
Management lnc.352-372-1494 5-31-5-2

2BR/1BAApt. 5 Blks to UF
St. Croix Apts. $650/MO
840 Sq Ft. Central H & Air,
Laundry Facilities, Inclds.
Wtr., Swg, Pst ctrl and Garbage
829 SW 5th Avenue., Avail Summer or
Fall Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
5-31-5-2


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MARCOTTAPTS
1BR/ BA Apt. $500/MO
1029 SW 3rd Avenue, Central H &Air
Carpet. Call Merrill Management Inc.
372-1494 5-31-5-2


2BR/1BAApt 1 BLKto UF!
Carpet, Central H &Air $750/MO
1234 SW 1stAve.Call Merrill
Management Inc. 372-1494
5-31-5-2

SPRINGTREE
*3BR/2BA Home with Garage
Central H &Air, Carpet
1400 Sq. ft. $1000/MO
2704 NW42nd Place
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
5-31-5-2

3BR/1BA Home, newly remodeled
Central H &Air, Near Law School
217 NW 36th Drive $1050/MO
Avail 8/15 Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 5-31-5-2

PICKWICK PARK
4411 SW 34th St. #801
2BR/2BA Townhouse
Central H &Air, Pool,
Avail 8/15 $800/MO
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 5-31-5-2

2320 NW 16thAvenue
3BR/2BA house $1500/MO
Central H &Air, Carpet
Beautiful home! Call
Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 5-31-5-2

3BR/1BA Home $775/MO
Central H &Air, Wood Floors
2801 NW21stTr Call
Merrill Management Inc 372-1494
5-31-5-2

1 Room Efficciency, Tile Floors
Window A/C, Screened porch
Across from Stadium 1806 NW
2nd Ave. $450/MO Call Merrill
Management Inc. 372-1494
5-31-5-2


Subleases


1BR/1 BA in 2BR/2BA Oakbrook Walk
$1050 total for early May-Aug 13. Negotiable.
Sum A/B ok. Incl utilities, cable, intemet, W/
D, pest. 2 bus rts or walk to campus 352-262-
0497 5-22-7-3


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$250/mo Summit House
1BR in 2BR/1BA May-Aug. at 1700 SW 16th
Ct. Furnished. Walk to campus. Close to
Shands. Call 352-870-0631 5-22-5-3


SUMMER SUBLEASE
IN 3/3 TOWNHOUSE APT.
On UF Bus route, $465/mo
EVERYTHING included! Avail ASAP
813-244-3865 5-29-5-3

Single, fumished, bedroom w/bath and
kitchen. $535/month, utilities included. Price
negotiable. 2 blocks from campus, pool,
gym, cable. Summer months, anytime
May -Aug. 941-228-4404 5-22-3-3

Male tenant wanted immediately in 3BR
Just $300/month through July.
2 Christian roommates already in Towne
Parc Apartments. Tennis, pool, bus.
Call Eric at 352-219-2879 8-15-25-3

1 BR/1 BA @ Towne Parc SW 23rd Terr. $350/
mo (+elec) bus #9, 35 to UF.-May 19-July 25
(lease ends) Tennis, gym, pool, downstairs.
AC & patio. Quiet. Call Jun 352-870-2803
5-29-5-3

LARGE ONE BEDROOM APT
for summer sublease. Across from cam-
pus on corner of 14th St & 2nd Ave. Only
$470/mo. Call 407-463-4057 for more into.
5-29-5-3

Female roommate needed. Beautiful new
house w/sec alrm, bus stop, fast internet,
cable, fenced bkyd. Quiet area, pool, pvt BA.
Avail now thru Aug or longer. $500/mo incl
all utils. Joyce 352-395-7462, 941-724-0961
5-31-6-3

2BR/1.5BA, 1045 sq ft $620/mo May, June,
July. 309 SW 16th Ave: #129. 352-486-1609
or 352-376-1611 ext 4809 5-17-2-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE
Recently remodeled 1/1 rent flex. Summit
House, 1700 SW 16th Ct. Walk to Shands,
vet school, UF. $595/mo. Option for a new
lease. Call 376-9668 or 337-1760 5-31-5-3

CHEAP SUBLEASE IN MUSEUM WALK
in a 3BR/3BA. Beautiful apartment and a
very large room with a walk in closet. Close
to campus!! The price is very negotiable!
Contact Lauren 727-204-6446. 5-24-3-3

3BR/3BR University Glades. 3415 SW 39th
Blvd. May FREE! Ask leasing office for
rooms 134B or Call 617-5400 5-24-3-3

1BR/1BA, quiet, roomy, bus route, home
away from home. Close to shopping, few
miles from UF. Pets allowed. Incl water,
sewer, garbage, pets control. $449/mo. Call
786-223-0221 5-31-5-3


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2BR/1BAApts, 1BLK to UF!
Wood floors. Central H & Air,
750 sq ft. 1238 SW 1st Avenue
$650/MO. Avail Summer or Fall
Call Merrill Management Inc.
372-1494 5-31-5-2

2BR/1BAApt. 1 BLKto UF!
Wood floors or carpet. Avail
Summer of Fall Window A.C,
Nat. Gas Ht. $625/MO
216 SW 12th St. Call
Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
5-31-5-2

1BR/1BAApts. 1 BLKto UF!
1218 SW 3rd Ave. $450/MO
Window AC, Nat Gas ht.
Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494
5-31-5-2


Summer sublease $490/mo including fur-
niture & utilities amenities. Private bath,
washer & dryer, dishwasher 2 convenient
bus routes. University Club. Call: 561-706-
5843 5-17-5-3

CAMPUS CLUB
May -Aug. $400/mo, furnished, all incl. Bus,
pool, gym. Call Jon 407-361-7541 5-31-8-3

2 or 1 bedroom available in 2BR/2BA apt.
May or June through Aug. Move in date flexi-
ble $300/mo and halfutilities.. Pets ok. Large
floor plans. Call 727-433-1607 5-22-5-3

WINDSOR HALL SPACE FOR RENT.
Near Sorority Row. Walk to UF. May, June,
July. All inclusive building. Pool, gym. Call
954-473-0888 for appointment to see. 5-
17-4-3







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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
8-15-25-4

Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm with all ameni-
ties. Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 8-15-25-4

2BRs in wing of new4/3 house, avail now. BR
have deadbolt locks, monthly maid service
utils incl in $525/BR, cable, wireless, park-
ing and on bus line. Club has hot tub, gym.
Lori 850-212-9848. UFGatorHome@aol.com
7-5-29-4


Female roommate needed. Live in Beautiful
new house w/sec alrm, bus stop, fast inter-
net, cable. Quiet area, pool, pvt bathroom.
Avail April until Aug or longer. $500/mo Joyce
352-395-7462, 941-724-0961 5-31-13-4

2 Rooms available in 3BR/2BA house in
SW neighborhood. 3 miles west of 1-75. NS,
clean, responsible, grad/uppperclassman.
No pets. W/D, hispd intemet & cable. $450/ +
utils. 514-8580 6-21-20-4

Need Roommate male to share a 4/2 House
w/ three 23yr old guys 5 blks from UF, right
behind midtown. $425/mo. $600 Refundable
dep. Must be UF student & good at beerpong.
Move in today. 941-812-3720 5-24-10-4

ROOM FOR RENT
Lg Master Suite in new home; 15 min to VA,
Shands & UF. NS professional only. All Util,
cable TV & wireless internet inc(. $495/mo
376-7632 5-29-7-4


$250/mo Walk to campus & downtown.
Month-to-month rent. Great student room-
mates. Call 352-371-9409 6-7-10-4

Roommate wanted $400/mo +1/2 util to
share 2BR/1.5BA furn. Townhouse. Close to
campus. Free parking. W/D. Cable. Call 352-
359-2243 5-17-3-4

College roommate. Countryside. Share 4BR/
4BA upgraded furnished condo with 3 other
students. 1.5 miles to UF. Bus route, pool,
W/D, cable, internet, util, & newspaper incl.
$470/mo. 386-672-6969 or 386-299-3396
5-24-5-4

Need F student/professional to share 2BR/
1BA in Sun Bay ASAP. $275/mo+ 1/2 util,
no deposit. Cats welcome! Call 256-6389
5-24-5-4


Room available in 4BR/3BA house off NW
16th Ave between SFCC & UF. Cox cable, &
HS inet, new carpet & ceiling fans, DW, W/D
& new oven. $380 all util incl Another room at
$360 util inc. No cats or dogs 352-328-4995
5-31-10-4

MALE ROOMMATES needed starting in
Aug in new 4BR condo 5 min from UF by
Sororoity Row on bus route. $575/mo util
included, private bath. Call David @ 954-
821-6229 5-24-4-4

PERFECT FOR GRAD/MED STUDENTS
Avail July 1st. 2 very large rooms w/pvt baths
in large home 5 min to UF. $550/mo + utils
each. Newly decorated. Call 352-284-0979
7-26-20-4

NEED ROOMMATE
HOUSE 3BR/1BA, 1.2 miles from stadium.
$300/mo rent + utils. Call Mark @ 904-607-
6814 5-29-5-4


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Female vet student seeking NS roommate
to share 2BR/1.5BA condo. Hi-spd wireless
internet, local phone, security alarm & W/D
included. SW area 2 mi. from UF. pool in
complex, on bus route 20 & 21. Very close
to gym & shops, pets welcome. I have 2 cats.
Available August. $400/month + 1/2 utilities.
Call Melissa @ (813) 453-8326 5-24-4-4

Large furnished room in elegant Victorian
home for male grad student or professional.
NS, quiet, low-key household. 376-3195 5-
31-6-4

Female roommate, own bed/bath, furnished,
Windsor Park, close to UF on bus stop, pool,
hot tub, tennis, gym, $525, 1/3 utilities, avail
Aug 407-361-1154. 5-29-5-4


GRAD STUDENT NEEDED
3BR/2.5BA new townhome. Gated, W/D,
parking, bus, pool, & gym avail. $350/mo +
utils. 727-729-1561 6-14-10-4

FEMALE ROOMMATE for 3/2 with DW, W/d.
Approx 3 miles norht of UF. $450/mo utilities
included. 352-207-6430 5-29-5-4

Female, non-smoker roommate wanted
to share mostly fumished two bedroom
apartment ONE BLOCK FROM UF, behind
Chipotle. No pets. Call Sarah 352-262-9323,

guaranteed parking. 5-31-6-4

Looking for female to share 4BR/2BA on
farm 10 miles from UF. Pet friendly. $275/mo.
Call Jen 352-495-7714 6-24-11-4

ROCKWOOD VILLAS Newly remodeled 2/2,
1BR avail for male student. NS. W/D, fully
fum except BR. Will fum if needed. $425/
mo +1/2 utils. Free local phone & wireless
intemet, cable. Call Nancy 352-494-6110
5-31-5-4

Sublets and Rooms Available
All Florida Areas: All Major US Cities
Browse available Rooms FREE!
www.MetroRoommates.com
1-877-For-Rent (367-7368) 5-17-1-4

A roommate to rent 1BR/1 BA in 3BR/3BA
In renovated Rockwood Villlas.
Call 339-6176 8-15-24-4

Everything included $450/mo. Luxury house
w/garage @ Palm Grove. Share 3BR/2BA
house w/a med student. NS female only. No
pets. House has guest room Call 514-0316
6-12-8-4


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CLASSIFIEDS! Reach over 24,000 possible
buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over
the phone. Please Call 373-Find

PRE-CONSTRUCTION, NEW, & EXISTING
CONDOS, TOWNHOMES, & HOUSES
FOR SALE NEAR UF AT AFFORDABLE
PRICES. SEARCH HERE OR RECEIVE A
FREE COMPLETE LIST VIA E-MAIL. Visit
www.mattpricerealtor.com or Call Today,
352-281-3551, Matt Price, Campus Realty.
8-15-25-5

Houses and Condos -3 blks from UF!
Call Eric Leightman for all properties
Walking distance to UF. 2,3,4 brs.
Action Real Estate Call Eric at 352-219-
2879 or 352-331-1133 8-15-25-5

1BR 3 blocks to UF & Shands. Newly remod-
eled, central A/C, W/D, luxury kitchen, tile/
Pergo, DW, very & private, many upgrades,
big BR, ample parking, first floor, on bus
route. $109,000. 352-362-6410 5-31-84-5



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NEW 1,2&3BR Condos Starting at $159K
By UF. Gated. Covered, assigned parking
SMatt & Tiffany Thomas Realtors
Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc.
352-494-0194 & 352-316-5556
8-15-25-5


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Walk to UF and stadium from luxurious
Jackson Square Condominiums.
Built to last a lifetime Priced from mid-$250s
Call 352-870-9453
8-15-25-5

2/2 off Archer between campus & 34th St.
Just $126,900! Fully furnished with washer/
dryer & all appliances. Eric Leightman Action
Realty 352-219-2879 8-15-25-5

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 8-15-25-5

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 8-15-25-5

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 352 494-4996!
5-31-37-5

If you would like to
CONTRIBUTE TO BUILDING A HOME
FOR HOMELESS SCHOOL CHILDREN
in our community,
please call Ken at 352-339-1746
8-15-25-5


Beautiful 1/1, 2/2, & 3/3 condos just 1.
miles from UF & on the busline! Plenty
of parking & fabulous amenities includ-
ing resort-style pool & spa, fitness room,
basketball & tennis courts. Prices start
at $119,900 with great buyer incentives.
www.WindsorParkatUF.com.
Amy Buese, Realtor, 352-222-7890
Anita Smith, Realtor, 352-514-7789
Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc.
8-15-47-5

Walk to downtown/UF!
2/1 vintage charmer
Huge back porch,
appreciating area. $105,000
Gore-Rabell Real Estate, Inc.
378-1387/352-DREAM IT!
8-15-25-5

The 7*
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Want to get away from campus,
but still be close to everything?
Live a lifestyle of convenience in a
'new urban' village setting. Boutique shops,
restaurants, pub & miles of trails 75% Sold!
Call today 352-376-6737
www.villageathaile.com
Coldwell Banker The Condo Store
8-15-25-5

Would you like to Live Near UF?
Stop Renting, Buy Now!
Get your Free List of Condos Today, 24/7
www.CondosNearUF.com
Campus Realty 336-3900 5-31-17-5

Live Close To Campus
Stop Wasting Your Money on Rent Buy Now
Free List of Homes Near UF 24/7
www.HomesNearUF.com
Campus Realty 336-3900 5-31-17-5

Condos for sale. Fully renovated. 1, 2, 3
BR Condos. 5 minutes from UF campus
and Shands Hospital. Starting at $121,900.
Open Monday-Friday 9-6, Saturday 10-6,
Sunday 12-5
Windmeadows Condos
352-376-3320
8-15-25-5


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Huge 2001 Condo 2BR/2BA w/loft
1588 s/f. W/D, new apple & carpet, tiled
kitchen. Energy Star home. RTS bus rte. 2
mi to UF. $216,500 Joshua Estes 278-3332
5-31-14-5





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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 Th & F 2-5, Sat & Sun 1-4
Contact Birdie Murnane, Venture Realty
of North Florida at 352-222-8888 or visit
WWW.ALEXANDRACONDOS.COM
6-21-12-5


FOR SALE 2BR/2BA. Oakbrook Condo. 975
sq ft, walk to campus, 2nd story, poolside, tile
floor, Great Location! Only$135,000 10-20k
under asking price of similar units. Call Jim
352-854-2693 5-24-5-5


For Sale by owner. 3BR/2BA. 1424 sq ft.
$209,900. Quiet neighborhood. 2 miles to
UF. 7 min to Shands. Near shopping, bike
rt. Ready to move in. All appliances, window
covering, tile flrs, ceiling fans. New AC, roof,
alarm system, W/D, 219-3266 or 317-6999
5-29-5-5


Vision South Condo's
1016 SW 8th Ave.
SBR & 2BR 2.5 BA Townhouses
Walk to UF
New, ready by September!
Price $174,000 & $287,000
Gore Rabell Realty 378-1387
www.gore-rabell.com 8-15-25-5


PRIVATE INVESTOR WANTS TO BUY
INCOME PROPERTY.
O.* Will look at all, any condition***
Divorce, foreclosures, estates.
***352-224-56110* ,
7-10-15-5


Casablanca 2BR/1.5BA Condo
for sale-$130,000. All major appliances in-
cluded. 15 min. bus ride to UF. Call American
Dreams Realty, LLC (352) 338-7505. 5-
27-4-5


Condo For Sale:
OAKBROOK WALK 2/2
in beautiful setting; walk to UF; $174,900.
352-373-9140 x24 or 800-388-9140 6-7-8-5


SPACIOUS CRICKET CLUB
4BR/2.5BA great amenities, carport. New
appliances. $168,900. Call 941-737-1560 or
352-207-3380 5-29-5-5


TOWNHOUSE 5 BLOCKS FROM CAMPUS
2/2.5, 1176 sq ft, 2-story, washer/dryer,
clubhouse w/pool & gym, on main bus route.
3870 SW 20th Ave. $159,000. 786-205-2618
7-12-16-5


BEAUTIFUL HOME NEAR UF & NATURE
2500 sq ft, 3BR/2BA, fireplace, wood floors
& much more. $185,000/OBO. 106 SE 71st
Terr. Call 352-316-1637 6-14-10-5


For Sale By Owner: 2516 NW 19tthay,
Gville. 3BR/2BA, 2200 sq ft cottage Y the
woods. 2 mi from UF. Completely updated
$349,000. For appt call 352-317-6096/352-
376-9946 8-15-25-5


For Sale By Owner Hailey Garden condo.
2/2.5, living, dining, kitchen, front &
back porches. W/D, 1.5 years old. HOA.
Immaculate cond. Avail 6/1/07. $172,900.
Appt only. 386-426-1340, 386-212-2422
5-31-6-5


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M. M. PARRISH-I
REALTORS"
liimmparrish.com
Contact Coldwell Banker M. M. Parrish
Realtors today to find out more informa-
tion on our many condominium communi-
ties. There's something for every lifestyle!
Magnolia Place Condominiums a luxury
lifestyle gated community of townhomes:
352.377.4977. The Palms luxury urban
living -, new construction: 352.372.5375.
Summit House Condominiums steps away
from Shands and campus: 352.372.5375.
8-15-25-5

Attention! Condos & Townhomes starting at
$116,900. close to campus & shopping. On
bus routes. Call Joseph Freck 284-1537 or
Chet Harris 258-3826 Realtors ERA Trend.
5-24-4-5

The Oaks Condominiums
New Construction 2BR/2BA condos starting
in the low $140s. Located near UF.
Contact Dawn Johnson 352-514-9508
7-31-20-5

Quiet Cottage in Micanopy.
15 minutes from UF. 2/1 with hardwood floors
and large fenced back yard. $134,000..466-
0965 or 213-5283 5-24-3-5

AUCTION APALACHICOLA, FL, June
9th, 11am, 20 Properties. Condominiums,
Gulf View & Gulf Access Lots, Historic
District Home, St. George Island Lots
www.jdurhamauctions.com (800)342-2666
J. Durham & Associates, Inc., J. Hendry &
Associates, Inc. AB#2013 AU2608. 5-17-
1-5

Never Rent Again! Buy, 3BR/2BA $16,000!
Only $199/Mo! 2BR $15,0001 5% down
20years 8%. HUD Homes Available! For list-
ings (800)366-9783 Ext 5796. 5-17-1-5
3BR/2BA Foreclosure! $32,000! Only $2781
Mo! 5% down 20 years @ 8% apr. Buy 6/BR
$215/Mo! For listings (800)366-9783 Ext
5853. 5-17-1-5

HUD HOMES! 4BR/2BA $199/mo! Stop
Renting! 5% dw, 20 yrs @ 8% apr. 5BR/
3BA'oreclosure! $317/mo! For Listings
(800)366-9783 Ext 5798. 5-17-1-5
PALM HARBOR HOMES Certified Modular
& Mobile Home Specialists. Call for FREE
Color Brochures (800)622-2832. 5-17-1-5
Daniel Boone Log Home Auction Asheville,
NC Sat. June 9th. 26 New Log Home
Packages to be auctioned. Take delivery
up to one year. Package includes sub-floor,
logs, windows, doors, rafters, roofing, etc.
Call (800)766-9474. 5-17-1-5

HUD HOMES! 4BR/2BA $199/mo! 6BR/4BA
Foreclosure! $215/mo! Available Now! 5%
dw, 20 yrs @ 8% apr For Listings (800)366-
9783 Ext 5760. 5-17-1-5

PALM HARBOR HOMES 30th
ANNIVERSARY SALE!!! Huge Discounts,
Easy Financing, 0% Down when you own
land. Hurry while this offer lasts!! (800)622-
2832. 5-17-1-5

ON-SITE AUCTION 15321 37th Court East,
Parrish, FL Thursday, May 24th @ 7:00 PM,
Open @ 6:00 2005 Custom Built, 1.6 Acre,
Estate Home with Lake & Preserve Views
4,000 + Sq. Ft. of Living Space, 4 BR /
4BA, & 3 Car Garage For more information,
please go online to www.vanderee.com Or
call anytime (941)488-3600, Neal VanDeRee
Auctioneers. 5-17-1-5

So. Central FL 3 Acre Lake Access Was
$179,900 NOW $79,900. Located in private
gated lakefront community. Lake views.
ExcatFin. Owner must sell. Call (888)320-
8399 x2008. 5-17-1-5

North Carolina Cool Mountain Air, Views
& Streams, Homes, Cabins & Acreage.
FREE BROCHURE (800)642-5333. Realty
Of Murphy 317 Peachtree St. Murphy, N.C.
28906. www.realtyofmurphy.com. 5-17-1-5
GATED 10 ACRE ESTATES horses OK,
near National & State forests. Owner financ-
ing, np closing costs. $89,900. (800)352-
5263 Florida Woodland Group, Inc. Lic RE
Broker 5-17-1-5


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BEAUTIFUL N. CAROLINA. WESTERN
NORTH CAROLINA MTS FREE Color
Brochure & Information MOUNTAIN
PROPERTIES with Spectacular views,
Homes, Cabins, Creeks, & Investment
Acreage. CHEROKEE MOUNTAIN GMAC
REAL ESTATE... cherokeemountainrealty.
com Call for free brochure (800)841-5868.
5-17-1-5

LAKE PROPERTIES Lakefront and lake
view homes And parcels on pristine 34,000
acre Norris Lake in E. Tennessee Call
Lakeside Realty (888)291-5253 Or visit
www.lakesiderealty-tn.com. 5-17-1-5

COLORADO RANCH SALE 35 AC- $36,900
Easy Access, sunset views. All utilities,
surveyed. Financing available. Call owner
today! (866)696-5263 x 2595. 5-17-1-5

LIMITED TIME OFFER 100% FINANCING-
NO PAYMENTS FOR 2 YEARS Gated
Lakefront Community of the NC Blue Ridge
Mtns. All Dockable 90 miles of Shoreline
start $99,000. Call Now (800)709-LAKE.
5-17-1-5

ESCAPE FLORIDA'S HIGH COSTS! Lake
Access from $49,900 Dockable Lakefront
from $194,900 Exclusive, private community
on Lake Guntersville in Northern Alabama.
Featuring gated entrance, paved roads,
clubhouse, boat launch, marina, under-
ground utilities and estate-size parcels in
park like setting. No time requirement to start
building. Excellent financing available. NEW
PHASE RELEASE -THE OAKS SATURDAY,
MAY 19, 2007 Call to schedule your tour
(888)525-3725 X.2521 www.theoaks-
gpi.com Taylor Hicks our newest lot owner
- will be on hand to greet appointment hold-
ers on 5/19/07. 5-17-1-5

SMOKY MOUNTAIN & LAKEFRONT
LUXURY CONDOS Exclusive agents
for HarborCrest & RiverStone Resort &
Spa. Prices from $234,900 to $569,900.
(800)628-9073, RiverStoneRealty.com or
HarborCrest.net. 5-17-1-5

NANTAHALA LAKE LOT with old fish camp
and 2/BR septic permit, close to public boat
ramp. $225,000.00 Valleytown Realty http:
//valleytownrealty.com (800)632-2212 valley
townrealty@verizon.net. 5-17-1-5

NC MOUNTAINS Large 2 to 10 acre tracts
in last phase of popular gated mountain
community with great view, trees, waterfall
& large public lake nearby, paved private
access, $69,500 and up, call now (866)789-
8535. 5-17-1-5

Escape to the Mountains Sat. June 2nd
Special one day savings. Explore this com-
munity of mountain homesites in North
Carolina. Call for details (866)930-5263.
5-17-1-5


JUST $195.22/ month* 1+ acres with FREE
Boat Slips! Nicely wooded lake access prop-
erty in brand new premier development on
spectacular 160,000 acre recreational lake!
Prime waterfronts available. Call (800)704-
3154, x 1113. Price $34,900, *20% down,
balance financed 30 years, 7.5% fixed, OAC.
5-17-1-5

TENNESSEE- NORRIS LAKE lots, cabins &
condos available. Luxurious, rustic setting.
Investment rentals or year- round living.
www.TheWillowsAtTwinCove.com Sherry
Shope, Gables & Gates, Realtors (800)488-
9191. 5-17-1-5

Coastal GA! 119 Acres- $234,900. GA/ FL
border. Mature pines, abundant wildlife,
black rail fencing. Long road frontage,
utilities. Potential to subdivide. Excellent
financing. Call now (800)898-4409 x 1163.
5-17-1-5

GA/ FL Border Huge Savings! 23.55 AC, -
only $99,900 (was $124,900) Coastal region.
Wooded, loaded w/wildlife. Easy drive to St.
Simons Island! Subdivision potential! CALL
NOW (800)898-4409 X 1178. 5-17-1-5


2F Furnishings

BED QUEEN $100 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 8-15-25-6


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BED FULL SIZE $75 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 8-15-25-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $350
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. 352-372-
7490 8-15-25-6

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. 8-15-25-6

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
8-15-25-6

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 8-15-25-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
8-15-25-6

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 8-15-
25-6

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 8-15-25-6

"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.
8-15-25-6

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. 8-15-25-6

Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
8-15-25-6


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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. 8-15-25-6

FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 8-15-25-6

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 3527377-9846
8-15-25-6

Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 8-15-25-6

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
8-15-25-6

BEDS FURNITURE FUTONS
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New 0 Used 0 Buy Sell 8-15-25-6

BEDS FUTONS FURNITURE
Quality furniture at reasonable prices.
Morrells Furniture Outlet,
140 NW 6th St. 352-378-3400
Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfurniture.com
8-15-25-6


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CASH PAID For Laptops
Sales/Service 336-0075.
Power Supplies & Drives.
Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 8-15-25-7




A+ tompjter Geeh
www.AComputerGeek.com
8-15-25-7

Computer Help FastA+ Computer Geek
House/Dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/
ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 333-8404.
www.AComputerGeek.com 8-15-25-7


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Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
8-15-25-7


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32" RCA TELEVISION
for sale.. 1 year old/perfect condition. $130
OBO. Call Justin at 321-446-8923 5-17-1-8


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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)
8-15-25-9


For Sale


PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 8-15-25-10

UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENTAUCTIONS
are underway...
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and
more. All individuals interested in bidding go
to: http://www.surplus.ufl.edu/online/
8-15-96-10

TELESCOPE
DS 2000 Series by Meade Polaris D52-114,
all extras Best reasonable. 352-486-1380
5-24-6-10

2 H-Barber Chairs $200 each
For more info. Call 374-8451 5-29-5-10
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446 Buy and Read Dianetics by L. Ron
Hubbard Send $8.00 to: Hubbard Dianetics
Foundation, 3102 N. Habana Ave., Tampa FL
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** SCOOTERS **
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SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
8-15-25-11


***SOLANO CYCLE***
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3550 SW 34th St 338-8450 solanocycle.com
8-15-25-11


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8-15-25-11





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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 brands of scooters. Pickup Available.
Low Labor Rates. Free estimates. 376-6275
8-15-25-11

SCOOTER SERVICE
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pickup/dropoff prices. $19.99 oil changes.
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8-15-25-11
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**SHINKO SPORT BIKE TIRES**
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8-15-25-11

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15-25-11

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facility. We repair ALL brands of scoot-
ers. Pickups available. Lowest labor rates
around. Quickest turnaround time. Run by
Gator Grads so we know how to treat our
customers! 376-6275 8-15-25-11


0 Autos


*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
OCall Don @ 215-7987 8-15-25-12

CARS -CARS Buy*SellSTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
8-15-25-12

OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us
8-15-25-12

$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
8-15-25-12

Grand Opening
Sunrise Auto Sales
3630 N Main St.
352-375-9090
Buy Here, Pay Here 8-15-25-12

Sunrise Auto Sales
3630 N. Main St.
352-375-9090
No credit check
Bring W-2s and Drive home today. 8-15-
25-12

Sunrise Auto Sales
352-375-9090
$2000 off all financed vehicles
Warranty available
Wide selection of vehicles 8-15-25-12

Sun City Auto Sales
2306 NE Waldo Rd
352-338-1999 '
Buy Here, Pay Here
No credit check 8-15-25-12

Sun City Auto Sales
352-338-1999
Bring W-2s & drive home today
Wide selection of vehicles
$2000 off all financed vehicles 8-15-25-12


JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY!
*** FREE 0 FREE FREE* FREE***
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
CALL DON 215-7987 8-15-25-12

CARS FROM $29/MO!
Hondas Chevys 0 Jeeps and more!
$0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr.
For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
8-15-25-12

**HEADLINERS SAGGING?**
POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK?
On site available. Call Steve 352-226-1973
8-15-25-12

99 SATURN SL
Good condition. 90k miles. MUST see.
$3000. OBO. For more info or to test drive,
call 727-433-1607 5-22-5-12


*FAST CASH PAID*
For any car, truck, or SUV Running or not.
'94 and up. Call Segovia 352-284-8619 8-
15-26-12

2005 Nissan Altima SL2.5
fdT sale $13,000 and in great shape. Power
seats, etc., leather int., Call Julie at 871-5354
6-14-10-12

2004 CADILLAC ESCALADE
49,000 miles, $32,800 OBO, company car,
silver color, one owner. More info. Visit
www.blue4.com/car/ or call 352-262-0444
8-15-25-12

95TOYOTATERCEL
Bright red, grey interior, excellent condition.
78k miles. 1 owner. AM/FM/CD, new tires,
new paint, A/C, 35mpg. Fun car to drive.
$4000. OBO. Call 386-437-9805 5-29-5-12

FORD MUSTANG 2001
Excellent condition inside & out. Green, 2
dr, coupe, V-6, 5 spd, 74k mi, alloys, spoiler,
6-disc CD, AM/FM, tint, AC, PS, PL, PW,
tilt, cruise. $5799. Call 352-494-6145 6-
14-10-12

HONDAACCORD 2005
Value package. 8000 miles. Almost new
car! KBB value $16,150. I will give it to you
for $14,000. Contact me before May 21st.
-trytowin@ufl.edu 352-359-0663. Hurry up!
5-29-5-12

2000 HONDA CIVIC EX
4 door. Excellent condition. Loaded. Gold.
$6000/OBO. Call 352-317-1881 7-3-12-12

Acura Integra 1994 $700! Police Impounds
for Sale! Honda Civic 1992 $500! More Cars
available Now, For listings Call (800)366-
9813 x 9275. 5-17-1-12

Police Impounds for Sale! Honda Civic
1992 $500! Chevy Pickup 1994 $500!
Ford Mustang 1993 $900! For listings Call
(800)366-9813 Ext.9271. 5-17-1-12

$500 Police Impounds! Cars From $500! Tax
Repos, US Marshal and IRS sales! Cars,
Trucks, SUV's, Toyota's, Honda's, Chevy's,
more! For listings Call (800)425-1730 x2384.
5-17-1-12


* Wanted


THEAMERICAN 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.

LOCALARTIST 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 8-15-25-13


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
5-24-74-13

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 5-24-74-13

WANTED: 10 HOMES To Show Off Our
New Lifetime Exterior Paint. Call Now to
see if your home qualifies. (800)961-8547.
(Lic.#CBC010111) 5-17-1-13


* Help Wanted

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

j the ipenpendent florida

alligator

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.

the independent florida

alligator
ADVERTISING OFFICE MANAGER
Enthusiastic, positive attitude, detail ori-
ented, organized individual needed to
coordinate daily office procedures. Career
Staff position. Must work well under pressure
meeting daily deadlines. Possess excellent
customer service skills. Duties include pro-
cedural training with a constantly changing
student sales staff. Working knowledge of
Microsoft Access, Word and Excel. 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 to: tcarey@alligator.org
No phone calls please. EOE

LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving re-
cord, drug-free, pers ref. www.carrsmith.com
for details. 8-15-25-14

Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
train, PT to start with more hrs possible. Start
at $7.00/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
between 9-4 M-F. 8-15-25-14

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
8-15-25-14

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 8-15-25-14

$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 8-
15-25-14


SECRET SHOPPERS
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, Training Provided
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
8-15-25-14

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. 8-15-25-14

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 8-15-25-14

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
5-31-142-14

POLITICAL CALL CENTER
Phone reps needed ASAP for Political &
Corporate Campaigns. Up to $9/hr + bonus
potential. 371-5888 ext 111, 4112 NW 22 Dr.
8-15-25-14

*** SOCCER COACHES***
needed for GSA rec and camp youth teams.
Experience required. License preferred for
comp. For info:
contact@gainesvillesoccer.org or 379-5979.
8-15-25-14

PARADIGM PROPERTIES
Leasing Consultant, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
EOE, DFWP
220 N. Main; 352-375-2152 X301 x301
www.teamparadigm.com
8-15-25-14

Ladies Be Your Own BossM!!
Moms Helping Moms Eam Residual
Income!!! Set Your Own Hours and Days.
Need extra cash? We can help. :please
visit our website. www.athomeiam.com 8-
15-25-14

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
7-31-55-14 (352) 334-5077
7-31-55-14

PIZZA HUT
Now hiring. Drivers. Part time & full time.
5004 NW 34th St. 373-7733. Apply in per-
son. 8-15-25-14

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. 8-15-25-14

DELIVERY DRIVERS up to $12/hr.
KITCHEN HELP $6.75/hr.
CALIFORNIA CHICKEN GRILL 378-2442
8-15-25-14

GRADUATING PREMEDS ONLY
Clinical Assistant for full time patient care.
Will train. Email resume, MCAT, GPA to Dr.
Levy afn22025@cox.net 6-21-30-14

OFFICE ASSISTANT FT outside/inside
versatile, loves to read, enjoys wfe-, &
languagess. Excellent computer skills. 1
yr+ commitment. Resume to: 626 NE 1st
St. 32602 or PaulSRothstein@yahoo.com
6-14-28-14

LANDSCAPERS
for commercial properties needed. PT/FT.
VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE & CLEAN
BACKGROUND A MUST. Experience pre-
ferred. Call 352-222-1904 5-31-18-14
41.


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For Sale


Ricardo

Mendoza
White Male
(DOB 04/03/73); 5'06",
180 Ibs, Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Wanted for:
Sexual Battery By Use
of Threat of Deadly
Weapon, False
Imprisonment and
Aggravated Assault With
A Deadly Weapon'.
ALACHUA COUHII

CRIME

STOPPERS

Call (352) 372-STOP







20, ALLIGATOR E THURSDAY, MAY 17,2007


SHelp Wanted


*SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
ONETWORKADMIN.
*TECH SUPPORT
*SALES CONSULTANT
*LAWN MAINTENANCE
*SHIPPING TECH
Send reume to hr@gleim.com
www.gleim.com 5-24-4-14

Apartment Hunters
Looking for energetic, self-motivated people.
Nights + weekends a must. 352-336-9349
5-17-12-14

PROJECT MANAGER TRAINEE
For blinimanufacturer & installation compa-
ny. Construction exp helpful. 352-339-4600
5-24-11-14
FIREWORKS STAND OPERATORS
Needed: Male/female, no experience neces-
sary, excellent pay. June 20 July 5. Apply in
person 8820 US Hwy 301 S. Riverview, FL
813-677-1874 6-19-19-14
NANNY ASAP for adorable
5 mon old: full days M,T, W
36 hrs/wk $9/hr; now & fall;
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume, pix,
schedule to gnv@nanoneone.com 5-31-
9-14
Full time NANNY for 2: newborn
+ toddler; good $$, M-F, exp/refs
NOAH'S ARK NANNY e-mail resume.
pix, asap to gnv@nanoneone.com 5-17-
5-14

MAUI TERIYAKI
Now hiring cook & cashier, PT/FT. Apply in
person 600 NW 75th St. Benefits include
FREE MEALS 6-24-14-14





Now Hiring
Experienced Notetakers and Editors
SUMMER 2007
Apply Online at www.SmokinNotes.com
5-24-6-14

SUMMER WORK
GREAT PAY
Immediate FT/PT openings
custor& sales/svc. No exp nec. cond apply.
All ages 17+. 352-372-6697
6-21-14-14
Experienced IT Professional needed for full
time position. Reliable transportation a must.
E-mail resume to tech@gainesvillecsi.com
5-31-7-14
Market Analyst
Rsch mkt conditions to determine sales.
Examine & analyze stat data to forecast &
track trends. Gather & analyze competitor
info: prices/ sales/distrib. & mkting. Measure
effect: making, advert & comm. programs &
strategies. Req: 2 yrs exp & Masters 40
hrs. Pay $51K/yr Morriston, FL/ Send
Resume to RG Stables 9127 NW 150 Ave.,
Morriston, FL 32668 5-31-7-14
Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q in Gainesville
is now hiring for assistant managers! We
offer competitive pay and a smoking' ben-
efit package including 401(k)l Please fax
your resume to 407-475-3393 or email
bkanupp@sonnysbbq.com for a great op-
portunity! 5-17-3-14
SCHOOL BOARD OF ALACHUA COUNTY
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM AT VARIOUS
LOCATIONS- Interviewing NOW for jobs
beginning August 13th. Leave for the sum-
mer knowing you have a job when you return
in the Fall.
ACTIVITY LEADERS- $10/hr- Bachelor's
desired or successful experience working
with cffidren.
AIDE i $8.44/hr- HS or equiv. min. 3 years.
Exp. As teacher aide or equiv. Combo of
training & exp. working with children.

Hours required M,T,Th, F- 1:45-5:30, Wed-
12:30-5:30PM DRUGTESTING REQUIRED-
BACKGROUND CHECK CONDUCTED-AA/
EOE CALL 955-7766 FOR INFORMATION.
Submit application, resume, 3 reference let-
ters & transcript to SBAC personnel
620 E. University Ave. 5-24-4-14


I E l Help Wanted


Office Worker- Must be able to work Summer
C, Fall, & Spring. Average 10-15 hrs/wk
in home office. Must have transportation.
Honest & a hard worker. Email fraternityma
n629@bellsouth.net We will email you a job
description. No phone calls. 5-24-4-14

COLD STONE CREAMERY will soon
audition happy, energetic Scoopers for its
Newberry Road and Archer Road stores.
Earn $8.50 + while having fun! Positions be-
gin immediately. Choose either Gainesville
location when you apply on our web site.
Visit ColdStoneCreamery.com, then choose
Best Jobs Ever, then choose Local Store Job
listings (please include your email address).
Nights and weekends a must. 5-17-2-14

$10-12 HOUR
Mortgage lender has immediate openings for
college students for telephone sales posi-
tions. No exp required. Flexible hours. Apply
in person between 3-6 PM Mon-Fri. 1900 SW
34th St. Suite 206. (2nd Floor above credit
union) 5-24-4-14

AUTOCAD PT PERSON
Mon-Fri Daily 30-50 hrs/wk. $9/hr. Must
be dependable + good knowledge of ba-
sic AutoCad. 1 mi from campus. Email
wells@ridgwaytruss.com 5-24-4-14

JAVA DEVELOPER
Experience in Tomcat web applications re-
quired. FT or PT..Salary and benefits. Send
resumes to careers@austinmichael.com or
call 352-367-8525. 8-15-25-14

WEB/ PHP DEVELOPER
Exp. in HTML, PHP, and MySQL required.
Photoshop/ Flash a plus. $12 +/hr. Send
resumes to careers@austinmichael.com or
call 352-367-8525 8-15-25-14

Litigation Paralegal for small business litiga-
tion firm. FT duties include document control
and organization, scheduling and calendar-
ing, client communications, trial preparation,
organization of exhibits and aid in prepara-
tion of depositions and hearings. Ability to
learn and use various computer software is
essential. Competitive pay scale. Start date
is in August. Please send resume and un-
dergraduate transcript to: P.O. Drawer 1168,
Gainesville, FL 32602, or fax (352-375-6249.
6-14-10-14

Legal assistant for small business litigation
firm. P/T (flexible hours). Computer skills
required. Send resume to: P.O. Drawer 1168,
Gainesville, FL 32602, or fax (352) 375-
6249.- 6-14-10-14

Heavenly Ham
works around your schedule. $7.50/hour to
start. Need front counter persons, delivery
drivers, kitchen prep and sandwich mak-
ers. Apply in person 3832 Newberry Road.
5-31-6-14

WEB/PHP DEVELOPER
Experience in HTML, PHP, and MySQL
required. Photoshop/Flash a plus. $12+/hr.
Send resumes to careers@austinmichael.c
om or call 352-367-8525 8-15-25-14

JAVA DEVELOPER
Experience in Tomcat web applications re-
quired. FT or PT. Salary and benefits. Send
resumes to careers@austinmichael.com or
call 352-367-8525 8-15-25-14

Professor needs dictaphone typist
Pick up cassettes at Haile Plantation office.
Fax back typing next AM. $4.00 per page.
Fax resume to 335-6925 5-24-4-14







Is offering Scholarships or cash equivalents,
to hard working qualified students to attend
class and take notes. Now hiring for Summer
A, B and C. For more information Email:
EinstiensEmail@aol.com. Or come by the
Einstein's Note Store or call 37-notes 5-
17-4-14


Mil Help Wanted


Female Care Giver Needed for 24 year
old Disabled Daughter for the UF Summer
Sessions with possibility of extension into
Fall Semester. UF.student preferred. Reliable
Low-Riding Car necessary to easily transfer
her into your car for community outings.
Luxurious working conditions in her home.
Hours: Saturdays; 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. with
possibility of additional backup hours; $10/hr.
Call Jerry at 377-1306 5-17-2-14

Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches-Camping
Services is looking for summer cam-
pus counselors. We're just 45 min from
Gainesville/Ocala. Employment dates May
28-August 10. Please call Jason Gillett
@352-447-2259 for more information. EEO/
DFWP 5-31-6-14

WEBSITE DESIGNER
To enhance/redesign buisness website.
Proficiency with Flash, PhotoShop, Java
required. Please call Sebastian @ 339-3156
5-24-4-14

New Business Seeks Reliable Confident
Sales Reps. No Exp Necessary PT Evenings
Perfect Student or 2nd Job Up to $10 per
Hour Paid Weekly, Paid Training, Flexible
Schedule Leave Message @352-377-2573
5-29-4-14


MAINTENANCE HELPER
PT/FT summer only. Basic maintenance
and grounds. Apply in person at Tivoli
Apartments 2841 SW 13th Street or
Stoneridge Apartments 3800 SW 34th St.
DFWP. 5-17-2-14

GENERAL MAINTENANCE
Looking Glass Apartments
Full (w/experience) & Part-Time
Call 376-1111 -111 NW 16th St.
8-15-25-14

MARKETING MAJOR
to market air taxi company based in
Gainesville. Please email your resume to:
scott@rdairservices.com or call Scott at 352-
377-7308 5-29-5-14


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l Help Wanted


LEASING AGENT, PT
Friendly, energetic person. Experienced
preferred. 20 hrs/wk, Hourly & bonus.
Great benefit pkg. Must be avail weekends.
Apply in person 13400 Progress Blvd. -
Alachua or Hunters Crossing Apts. DFWP
8-9-24-14



BARN HELP
needed immediately, Saturday and Sunday
evenings. $7.25/hr, 6-8 hrs/week, must have
experience with horses. Call 352-472-2991
or go to www.starquarry.com 5-22-3-14

PART TIME FRONT DESK POSITION
available for chiropractic office. Must have
friendly, outgoing personality. Strong orga-
nization and communication skills. Email
resume drzdcl@netzero.net 5-24-4-14

CHILDCARE
Starting now. Option for fall. PT flex hrs for
great 2 & 4 yr old. Experience, NS, refs
req'd. $10/hr to start. Email w/resume:
rosenson@ufl.edu 5-17-2-14

ORDER TAKERS & CUSTOMER SERVICE
POSITIONS PT or FT $7.50/hr to start. Call
338-6004. Wed-Sat. 5-29-5-14

NEIGHBORHOOD CANVASSERS
Needed.$7/hr plus bonuses. Fun work, flex-
ible hours. Must have own transportation
472-9077. 5-29-5-14


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Help Wanted

Teachers Needed
Imagine Learning Center 371-5450 Taking
applications from reliable, creative individu-
als who enjoy working with children 8-25-
25-14

UF Survey Research Center
Telephone Interviewers
NO SALES
$7.50-$8.00/hr
Flexible Scheduling
Great Resume Builder
352-392-2908 ext. 105
8-15-25-14

FT or PT person for customer service dept.
Must type min 40 WPM, pleasant phone
voice, able to handle heavy call volume.
Knowledge of Word, Excel, Access. Apply
at Jackson Stoneworks 1111 SE 22nd Ave,
Gainesville, FL 32641 6-12-9-14

Part-time Public Relations Student Assistant
needed to promote the Healthy Gators 2010
coalition and its efforts. Go to www.healthyg
ators.hhp.ufl.edu for more information. Apply
by May 21. 5-17-2-14

GREAT SUMMER OPPORTUNITY no mat-
ter where you live. Set your own schedule!
No high pressure, door-to-door, or telemar-
keting sales. Great compensation-long term
employment possibilities. E-mail resume or
questions to cnemployment@gmail.com.
Or, fax resume to 1-800-616-0258 w/Cover
Sheet ATT Ms. Ross- Marketing Team
Director. Please include all contact info w/
best time to call. No experience necessary.
5-17-2-14


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THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 21


M 1 Help Wanted J II Help Wanted ) II Help Wanted


LABORATORY TECHNICIAN II (OPS)
One temporary position available, 20
hrs/wk, to work in Apiary Africanized Bee
Identification Lab preparing slides for mor-
phological analysis. Knowledge of slide
preparation, GLP and intensive use of a
microscope is necessary. Requires HS
diploma. Background in biological sciences
or chemistry required. Starting salary $11.50.
Apply in person to Jerry Hayes at the Doyle
Conner Building, 1911 34th St., Gainesville,
FL 32614, (352) 372-3505. Deadline to
apply: May 18, 2007. Florida Dept of
Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division
of Plant Industry. EOE/AA 5-17-2-14

Choose your income, hours, and rewards.
I Do! Start your own AVON business for $10
Susan Snyder. Ind. Avon Sales Rep.
To sell or buy call 386-462-1401 or go to
www.youravon.com/susansnyder 8-15-
25-14

YMCA Summer Employment

Are you looking for a fun way to earn money
during the summer??

Become a part of the YMCA team!
Everyday is a GREAT day at the YMCA!!

SCamp "Counselors in Gainesville, Poe
Springs, Micanopy and Lake City,
OBus Drivers, Custodians, Gymnastics
Counselors, Wellness Attendants, Child
watch Attendants & Lifeguards!!

Apply in person
Northwood YMCA 5201 NW 34th St. (352)
374-9622 EOE DFWP 5-24-4-14

Paramount Plaza Hotel & Suites/Lakeside
Grill Is now hiring cheerful and energetic
Banquet/Restaurant servers. Also hard-
working kitchen staff. Apply within 2900 SW-
13th ST. 5-22-2-14

The Honey Baked Ham Co & Cafe is now hir-
ing for front sales & sandwich prep. Approx
20-25 hrs/wk $7/hr starting pay. Apply in per-
son 618 NW 60th St. (Behind McDonalds on
Newberry Rd) Call 331-1253 5-29-4-14

TGR INVESTMENT, LLC
Now hiring security personnel to monitor
surveillance tapes. No experience required.
Please call 352-379-2812 6-5-6-14

**DANCERS NEEDED**
For adult entertainment company. Make"
$1000+/wk. Flex sched 378-3312 8-15-
24-14

CAREGIVING POSITIONS
for nursing, Pre PT, OT, pre-med students.
To care for homebound elderly woman. Call
Stephanie 339-6976 5-22-2-14

LIQUID GINGER ASIAN FUSION
restaurant is now hiring for all positions.
Please apply at 101 SE 2nd Place Suite
#118 5-31-5-14-

DRIVER OPPORTUNITY
Gatorfood.com
Potential earnings $14-$20/hrl Make your
own schedule. Fun environment, great op-
portunity. For info contact Bianca 379-3663
8-15-24-14

NEED CASH $$$?
Then join our growing team! Now hiring
motivated, reliable, friendly and ener-
getic team members for cashierlhost
& prep positions, P/T & F/T. Earn great
pay while having funl Apply in person at
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Sports
THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2007


ALLIGATOR
www.alligatorSports.org


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Tournament hopes hinge on final series

By ALEX WEINTRAUB
Alligator Writer
aweintraub@alligator.org

.It's do or die time for the Gators.
Starting tonight, the UF baseball team (27-26,
-. 1 14-13 Southeastern Conference) will have a chance
to not only jockey itself into a good position in the
SEC Tournament next week in Hoover, Ala. It can
also build up its credentials for a bid in the NCAA
Tournament.
"It's'amazing how quickly the season has un-
-. foldedd" UF coach Pat McMahon said. "I think our
guys have battled their hearts, and I'm proud of
them. We just need to continue to
Improvee"
UF hosts Tennessee (31-22, 11-14
SEC) a squad in a down year by
Baseball its own standards at 6:30 p.m.
Any possible conference tourna-
ment matchups are far from set in
stone, but the Gators are guaranteed a bid if they
take two of three this weekend. Where they end up
will largely depend on the other SEC series being
played.
If the tournament started today, UF would be
the No. 6 seed and play Mississippi State in the
first round. The team has a remote chance to move
up to the No. 3 seed if Mississippi State and South
Carolina get swept, Mississippi loses its series and
the Gators sweep the Vols.
The Gators have the same record as Mississippi,
but the Rebels own the tiebreaker because they de-
feated the current No. 1 seed Vanderbilt once, while
the Commodores swept UF.
If the Gators are swept by Tennessee, the squad
F could miss the tournament altogether. The team
-' -", I is only a game and a half up on Kentucky, which
Tim Casey/ Alligator currently owns the eighth and final spot in the
With NCAA and SEC Tournament bids on the line, UF coach Pat McMahon and tournament.
the Gators need a strong outing this weekend against Tennessee. SEE BASE, PAGE 24

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regionals

By JEFF MILLER
Alligator Writer

UF first baseman Ali Gardiner
transferred to UF in 2006 for two
reasons: to follow in her father's
footsteps and to win.
She left the University of North
Carolina-Wilmington after her
freshman year she was the
Seahawks' leading hitter to
play at the same school for which
her father, Wally, played baseball
from 1970-73.
"I've always wanted to go to
Florida," said Gardiner, a sopho-
more. "I came here wanting to
play more com-
petitive ball.
"It has
worked out
well."
And it has
worked out
well for her new
Gardiner team in return,
Gardiner
and the rest of the 13th-seeded
Gators (46-20) will take the field.
against Stetson (44-20) on Friday
as a regional host in the 2007
NCAA Softball Tournament.
The first game of the Gainesville
Regional, between Texas (33-18)
and Georgia Tech (53-14), begins
Friday at 3:30 p.m. at the Florida
Softball Stadium.
UF went 1-1 last season against
the Hatters, who are making their
first NCAA Tournament appear-
ance in school history.
The Gators are making their
eighth tournament appearance in
their 11-year history.
"We're looking good," said UF
coach Tim Walton, adding that his
squad can't rely solely on the right
arm of ace sophomore pitcher
Stacey Nelson (30-13, 0.94 ERA),
even if that arm is "unbelievable."
"(Stacey) has been the back-
bone to our success," he said. "She
throws hard. She's very deceptive.
She's quietly become the best field-
ing pitcher in the country.
SEE SOFTBALL, PAGE 24


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Pittsburgh 3
NBA
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Cleveland 72


V 1992: The UF women's tennis team
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IMLB: Texas at Tampa Bay
FSN, 7 p.m.


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Freshman right-hander Mullaney key to Gators' improvement


BASE, from page 23


UF has been an up-and-down
teanm all season. Despite their SEC
resume and taking four of six games
from in-state foes Miami and Florida
State, the Gators have struggled
with consistency. The squad has
dropped series to Virginia Military


Institute and Kent State, as well as
midweek games to Central Florida
and North Florida.
This inconsistency has prevented
UF from securing an NCAA bid
despite the fact that making it to
Hoover is usually enough to guar-
antee a spot.
"You want to play (in the NCAA
tournament)," McMahon said, "but
things have to unfold in other con-


ferences for that
to happen.
"If the RPI
holds, then all
we need is more
wins."
The Gators
have stayed in
Mullaney the race for an
NCAA bid large-
ly due to the emergence of freshman


Kyle Mullaney as the Friday starter.
The right-hander is 4-1 with a
4.85 ERA and has won his last two
starts.
"Kyle has been a big help to us,"
McMahon said. "He's been one of
the most consistent performers for
our pitching staff."
For Mullaney, it's about what he
can do to help his team.
"I'm just going to do what I can


to help the team," he said. "We've
made a lot of improvement since the
beginning of the year. The freshmen,
especially, got a-lot better."
UF will have to continue its
improvement if it hopes to make a
splash at the SEC Tournament.
The Volunteers still hold a long-
shot chance to make it to Hoover if
they take the three-game set from
the Gators.


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SOFTBALL, from page 23
Walton stressed that the Gators' fate stands, instead, in
the batter's box.
"We have to hit better," he said. "We have to get more
runners on base."
The. Gators totaled four runs during their three SEC
tournament games, including a 1-0 loss in the champion-
ship game to LSU.
Like UF, the Hatters are young. Stetson's team is com-
prised of two seniors, four juniors, four sophomores and
seven freshmen.
UF has five seniors, two juniors, seven sophomores
and two freshmen.
The winner of the UF-Stetson game will take on the
winner of Georgia Tech and Texas on Saturday. The two
losers will also face off Saturday, as teams need to lose
twice to be eliminated.


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veu VO~LUIME 100 ISSUE 1 6 0the independent florida iiii;gato) Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida We Inform. You Decide. THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2007 Concrete collapse injures none, draws laughs By KIM WILMATH Alligator Writer kwilmathealligatqr.org It was like a scene from the "Chicken Little" story. "It looked like the whole building was falling down," said a University Copy employee who witnessed the front concrete awning come crashing down at about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. The employee, who asked to remain anonymous, said he was on break outside and rushed back to the store when he saw the facade collapse. "Nobody looked really concerned," he said. "People were just kind of laughing." Neal Mackowiak SFCC sophomore The awning in front of University Copy off of West University Avenue lies on the ground in pieces Tuesday afternoon. The cause of the collapse is still unknown. Pike to appeal to state E THE CASE MAY NOT BE HEARD UNTIL THE FALL SEMESTER. By JESSICA DaSILVA Alligator Staff Writer jdasilva@alligator.org The Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity will appeal UF's decision to suspend the fraternity's recognition as a campus organization for four years, said acting President Patrick Duffey. The notice of appeal will be filed with Florida's First District Court of Appeals today, but the case may not be heard until early fall. The fraternity, known as Pike, was found guilty Feb. 2 by Gene Zdziarski, UF's dean of students, of hosting an unregistered party and committing actions "with disregard to the possible harm of an individual or group." Pike appealed Zdziarski's decision to Ainsley Carry, UF's assistant vice president, but Carry upheld the decision on April18. Carry was the last person with the power to pardon Pike in UF's Greek appealsprocess. Lif Duffey said he thought it was premature to comment on the appeal or its costs. Pike alumni are paying for the appeal, he said. Meanwhile, Duffey said he hopes to work with UF on his settlement proposal, which will include revised bylaws on different aspects of fraternity activities, such as the pledging process. During the appeals process, Pike members will not be allowed to live in the house, he said. Neal Mackowiak, an SFCC sophomore, said he was next to the building just after everything literally went down. "Nobody looked really concerned," he said. "People were just kind of laughing." Mackowiak said even the few people who were trapped inside the store by fallen debris that was blocking the doorway seemed nonchalant. No one was injured at Tuesday's topple. Pete Oetter, corporate secretary of University Copy, said he's not sure what caused the awning to crumble. The building has been standing since the mid-1960s, he said. On Wednesday some debris was cleared so customers could come inside the store, Oetter said. But he said he's not worried about any other part of the building falling apart. "It's solid as a rock," he said. Student's death 'a shock' By ANDREW TAN Alligator Writer A UP graduate student was found dead in his apartment Tuesday. James Wu, a 23-year-old biomedical engineering student, was found in his Southwest 10th Street apartment by his parents, Gainesville Police Department spokesman Lt. Keith Kameg said. His parents were driving up from their home in Coral Springs to check up on him, Kameg said. "This appeared to be self-inflicted," he said. According to Wu's biography on his graduate program's Web site, he received a Bachelor of Science degree from Johns Hopkins University in biomedical engineering before attending UF for graduate school. Hans van Oostrom, A biomedical engineering professor, taught Wu in Biomedical Instrumentation in spring 2007. Wu performed well wu in class, van Oostrom said. He said Wu's death was unexpected. "It came as a shock to us," he said. Kameg did not give further information on how Wu died. Presidential hopefuls detail millions in income reports WASHINGTON-Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani reported a whopping $16.1 million in earned income over the past 16 months, most of it in speaking fees, according to financial documents filed Wednesday. Democratic hopeful John Edwards reported earned income of $1.25 million, the biggest single source of which was a hedge fund that employed him part time. He and his wife, Elizabeth, reported $29.5 million in assets. B Fewer students, less crime, right? Local law enforcement agencies have been stepping up patrols to thwart break-ins and other crimes as summer semester begins. See story, pg. 8. 'F' .416 ~ C~i~ FORECAST OPINIONS 2 6 the AVENUE 9 CLASSIFIEDS 14 CROSSWORD 20 SPORTS 23 E With one final regular season series remaining, the UF baseball team hopes to lock up a spot in the SEC Tournament and pad its resume for a trip to the NCAA Tournament. See story, pg. 23. Thunder storms 87/61 visit www.alligator.org Ifni HR= I f)f) IIZIZHP 1 AR

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2, ALLIGATOR N THURSDAY, MAY 17,2007 News Today WHAT'S HAPPENING volunteer Opportunity Haven Hospice of North Central Florida, 12:30 p.m. The North Central Florida Long-Term Care Ombudsman Council will meet to talk to people interested in volunteering and improving the quality of life for residents of long-term facilities. FRIDAY The College of Dentistry Spring Commencement Ceremony Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 2:30 p.m. Live Music Civic Media Center, 9 p.m., $10. Ian Charles, John Holt and Chuck E. Costa will be performing. Sel us your I.OT HEI *oc on N. Ap-, o~t tf u nAe POpen 10-6 Mon-oncit Finan-ce$ not UP? 500 plasma donors needed now! Wireless Internet Now Available! New donors earn $70* this week! *includes tetanus shot bnu fqualfied Qualified specialty donors earn over $900* in three months. *payment amounts depending upon donation frequency& program Must have valid ID along with proof of SS# and local residency. walk-ins welcome. 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THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 3 Italian teens to visit By AMRITHA ALLADI Alligator Contributing Writer Thirty-four Italian students will visit Gainesville this summer through Education First's Homestay Programs to improve their English skills and learn about American culture. The group of Italian teenagers will stay with local volunteer families from July 7 to Aug. 3 to take grammar and culture classes, ,which will immerse the students in American lifestyles, music, fashion and dating. "Students all over the world want to improve their English-speaking skills," said Maryann True, manager for Florida's Homestay Programs. "The best way to do that is to immerse them in American culture and keep them with English-speaking families." True said many Europeans are tested on their knowledge of English after they complete grade school. Their performance on the exam determines acceptance into universities and the workforce. Homestay Programs is a nonprofit division of Education First and began 40 years ago, True said. This year, 1,200 students will visit Florida, compared to 700 students from last year. Multicultural True said the Affairs program looks for families to open up their hearts and homes to a student. "It's a great opportunity," True said. "We've got retired couples, single-parent homes and even young couples." True said some families even go overseas to visit their student. "They really do become a part of your life," True said. "It's a lot of f"un" UF PROJECTS Kissinger to speak on UF film By KIM WILMATH Alligator Writer kwilmath@alligator.org Henry Kissinger, former secretary of state under Richard Nixon, will give the opening remarks at the UF Documentary Institute's screening of "Angel of Ahlem" at Lincoln Center in New York City tonight. The documentary follows Vernon Tott, a dying World War II veteran, as he searches for Holocaust survivors that he photographed at the liberation of a slave labor camp in Germany 60 years earlier. Tott and Kissinger were both members of the Army's 84th Infantry that helped liberate the Ahlem concentration camp in April of 1945. Kissinger and Tott arrived a few days apart. "This is a very special thing for the survivors of the camp because Kissinger represents the liberators," said Churchill Roberts, co-director of the institute. "It'll be quite an emotional moment for them." Kissinger will not be paid to give his speech. He and Tott never knew each other, but when Tott discovered Kissinger was in the same Army division, Tott wrote him a letter, Roberts said. He also included copies of his photographs. In Kissinger's letter back to Tott, he thanked him for the opportunity to see his work. He said, "(Liberating the camp) was one of the most fiorrifying experiences of my life, but as terrible as the photos and the stories of the survivors are, you have also assembled an important historical document." Tott spent the last 10 years of his life searching for survivors. He died during the making of the documentary. "It's not a historicalfilm," said Sandra Dickson, -the institute's other co-director. "It's a focus on his journey, Kissing ger his search." Faculty from the institute worked on the 90-minute documentary for more than three years. Roberts said close to 350 people have responded to the invitations, but the venue holds only about 275. After the screening, members of the institute plan to enter the documentary into film festivals and hope to have it broadcast nationally, Dickson said. He added that the institute is planning to show the film in Gainesville in the fall. 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4, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, MAY 17,2007 ON CAMPUS Nibbling gets nod at Library West this sum Mer By KIM WILMATH Alligator Writer kwilmath@alligator.org When you're studying, you might hunger for more than just knowledge. But now, thanks to a pilot project at Library West, students no longer have to abandon their vigilant study sessions to sneak a snack. This summer, the library will allow patrons to eat small snacks, such as granola bars, chips and candy, or small fruits and vegetables inside the building. Covered drinks are also still allowed. "I think it'll be looked at favorably unless it starts to get really messy," said Barbara Hood, the public information officer for the library. "We're hoping that the housekeeping staff will be able to keep up." Previously, all food had to be eaten in the study area near Starbucks on the first floor. Hot entrees, salads, pizza and any other "messy or odorous" foods are still not allowed inside, according to a library press release. Food may not be delivered to the library. Surveys about the new rules are available "I think it'll be looked at favorably unless it starts to get really messy." Barbara Hood Library West public information officer at the library. If the results are positive, the policy could continue into the fall. Robert Dean, a senior English major, said he thinks the plan is a bad idea. "It could potentially damage the books," he said. "The library is supposed to be a place of studying." Hood said because the summer sessions are less crowded, there won't be any extra meaning staff, but the library has put out more trashcans and coasters. "I saw someone using a coaster, and I wanted to go give them a pat on the back," she said. "I think it's a good idea," said Rob Taber, a graduate student in history. "Its hard to study for a long period of time without something to munch on." Expansion of city facility may threaten homes, animals The fleet garage expansion would increase the city compound substantially in size. The planned growth has incited complaints from residents of the surrounding Stephen Foster Neighborhood. By YVONNE AYALA Alligator Contributing Writer Worried residents of the Stephen Foster Neighborhood are distressed by a possible threat to the quiet enjoyment of their homes as well as the environment. The Development Review Board, a city-organized group that evaluates new growth, is currently reviewing plans for the expansion of a city vehicle repair station and the relocation of a refueling station at 405 NW 39th Ave., about 400 feet from the residents'homes. Residents expressed concern about the noise, odors and unsightliness the expansion could bring, resulting in the decreased property value of their homes. However, the issue has constantly been passed over by the Commission since November 2006. "Each one of the six city commissioners said that they would look into the matter, and some said that they would get back to us. Only [Commissioner] Rick Bryant has actually gotten back to us," said resident Susan Fairforest about her efforts to contact the city on its stance for the expansion. The city's proposal requires a barrier for a forested wildlife habitat to be removed. Different animals, including otters, foxes, deer and gopher tortoises, live in this habitat Gainesville Cit and would Gaiesvilen t be threatened by the expansion, said Barbara Ruth, spokeswoman and resident of the Stephen Foster Neighborhood. -This expansion would also require retention ponds, which heavy rains could overflow, causing road-building materials and vehicle fluids to wash into the nearby Springstead Creek. This creek contributes water to the Hogtown Creek Basin that providessome of the local drinking water, Ruth said. 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THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 5 STUDENT GOVERNMENT Vetoes start summer for SG By-KIM WILMATH Alligator Writer kwilmath@alligator.org At the first Student Senate meeting of the summer Tuesday night, senators confirmed newly appointed cabinet directors, agency heads and assistant treasurers. Sen. David Drescher was named agency head of extemal affairs, the position formerly known as lobby coordinator. Drescher said he is planning Student Government's Washington trip, where senators use student money to travel to Washington, D.C., for a meet and greet with congressmen. SG officials use this time to push issues concerning UF students. The positions of Supervisor of Elections and Chomp the Vote still aren't filled. "Chomp the Vote is in a tough spot," Student Body President Ryan Moseley said. "we have to make sure to pick the best person." Senators also upheld two vetoes: one concerning use of the SG logo and a special request for the reimbursement of almost $8,000 for a student organization. Because of the vetoes, neither will go into effect. The A&S Publication Clarification Act addressed the use of the SG logo on published materials, such as the disputed Israel-supporting advertisement that ran in the Alligator last semester. The act stated all organizations that receive SG funds or sponsorship must give credit to those funds in any printed materials, but no student organization can indude the SG logo unless authorized by Student Body Treasurer E.J. Walicki. In a written explanation of his veto, former Student Body President John Boyles, who was not present at the meeting, explained that the bill was vetoed for inconsistent language, but he hoped it would be amended during the meeting. "Chomp the Vote is in a tough spot. We have to make sure to pick the best perSon."' Ryan Moseley Student Body. president He wrote that he thought the Student Body president should approve use of the logo instead of the treasurer. The Minority Student Education Guild requested funds for its South Africa and Botswana Outreach Project, but Boyles and Moseley, former treasurer, vetoed the request. Senate Pro Tempore Kevin Reilly also announced several open Senate seats. For a complete list of open SG seats, visit http:// sg.ufl.eduApplications for the seats are due today at 5 p.m. People like you Donate Plasma. .Earn up to $180/month Donating Plasma Regularly. DCI Biologicals 352.378.9204 150 NW 6th SL Gainesville www.dciplasma.com SAVE UP-TO-70% on commercials, print ads, and a wide variety of other advertising opportunities. The Advertising Federation of Gainesville's GREAT MEDIA AUCTION provides a unique opportunity for your company to bid on everything from radio remotes to TV packages to newspaper ads -all at huge savings. 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However, he added that he felt the U F Tuition Differential Program, formerly known Alumni as the Academic Enhancement Program, was different. "This program is about improving the quality of undergraduate education at UF," Boyles wrote. "For this reason, I wholeheartedly support it." If implemented, UF, Florida State University and the University of South Florida would be allowed to raise tuition up to 40 percent, but not more than 15 percent per year. Boyles said he thought it would be a good idea and could possibly move Gov. Charlie Crist to approve it. i

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6, ALLIGATOR S THURSDAY, MAY 17,2007 Editorial So the first week of classes is winding down, and we know you've already got a ton of homework, tests to prepare for and. papers to write. And we know you're definitely going to sit down this weekend and crack those books open. Yeah, right. This is summer, people. But just because the academic schedules aren't asrigorous and the town is half empty, doesn't mean plenty of stuff isn't going on around Gainesville and at UP. So take a break from not studying just long enough to read this week's edition of. Darts & Laurels First up, an our-eyes-are-bloodshot-our-noses-are-running-and-we're-sick-of-it DART to the smoke from the wildfires. Hundreds of thousands of square acres have been charred in South Georgia and throughout Florida, generating enough smoke to blanket Gainesville in a gray haze. The recent rain, however, has helped, and moreshould be on the way. Hopefully it will be enough to put an end to the rampant wildfires and this suffocating smoke. Next, we throw a too-little-too-late DART to the proposed countywide five-cent gas tax: Gainesville's gas prices are consistently among the highest in the state, and an extra five cents per gallon would only exacerbate that problem. But the tax is expected to generate or;"9.5 million in revenue, which ould go toward road improvements. But that's not nearly enough to fix the problems plaguing county roads. On top of that, Gainesville would only get 38 percent of that revenue, but we're willing to bet our city has more than that percentage of the problems. Why make us suffer more at the pump when the benefits we see won't equal what we pay? We encourage the city and county commissions to find an alternative to this gas tax. He may have graduated, but we just can't seem to get rid of him -and we mean that in a good way. Here's a now-that'sdedication LAUREL for former Student Body President John Boyles. He may have left office, but he still supports UF's push for a tuition increase, and pleaded for Gov. Charlie Crist to not veto the bill that would prevent UF from doing so. In an op-ed piece published in the St. Petersburg Times, Boyles explained why the tuition increase is necessary, so UF can hire more faculty and advisers. He emphasized the point that Florida's tuition ranks among the lowest in the nation. "Quality education doesn't come cheap," Boyles wrote, "and an affordable education does not mean keeping tuition from increasing." UF wants to stay competitive as one of the top public universities in the nation, and it needs more money to do that. So long that line, we give a not-all-tuition-increases-are-bad-tuition-increases DART to Gov. Charlie Crist for threatening to veto the tuition-increase bill. He's done a lot more good than bad so far as governor, and we'd hate to see him turn the tide by vetoing the tuition increases so desperately needed by UF and Florida's other public universities. Up next, we have a the-Gator-Nation-really-is-everywhere LAUREL for Dr. Leonardo Villal6n, UF's first Carnegie Scholar and director of UF's Center for African Studies. Villal6n will use his grant to fund his research on the relationship between Islam and democracy. Prestigious awards such as this help set UF apart from oth-er universities and aid in recruiting new faculty and students who want to collaborate with world-class professors. Who knows -if the tuition increase bill passes, UF might even be able to afford to hire some of those interested professors. And naturally, we give a free-pizza-is-the-best-kind LAUREL to everyone who stops by the Alligator open house today from noon to 4 p.m. We're located at 1105 W. 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Opinions ALLIGATOR www.alligator.org/opinions "Copyrighted Material b fSyndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" Guest column n Facebook no substitute for interaction oday was a sad day in my social life: I learned of a monumental event in my best friend's life through Facebook. It's not like I don't talk to my friend on a regular basis, and we're not fighting. However, accessing Facebook late at night out of sheer boredom is much more realistic than maintaining around-the-clock phone contact with friends -those stupid sleeping schedules tend to get in the way. On one hand, I find it alarming that my friend updated her profile so quickly. But on the other, I find it even more disturbing and disappointing that I needed to access this information just as fast -if not faster -and with greater frequency. The all-too-familiar shame of knowing my Facebookstalking ruined my friend's surprise and killed her excitement swelled within me. Though I may be a repeat offender, I'm not the lone one. Anyone who claims they haven't Facebook-stalked at least once a week is lying -and needs to check my Facebook profile for a quote about why denial will ultimately destroy you. Have you ever run into people who Facebook-friended you, started a conversation and then you-realized that you already knew that their favorite movie is (tragically) "A Walk to Remember," they enjoy playing beer pong and flip cup, and their favorite book is the Bible? You're not alone. Hello, my name is Stephanie, and I have a problem. But the creepy disconnection from traditional socializing doesn't just end at Facebook. This crisis extends to text messaging, instant messaging, blogging and even online classes. Our attempts to communicate more quickly and more easily block our ability to do just that. As Mother always said, "It's not what you say, but Stephanie how you say it." Usually I'm quick Rosenberg to ignore my mother's words, but I Speaking Out think I should make an exception in this case. It's like playing a game of Russian Roulette when trying to figure out if an instant message saying "I love ya" really means "I love you." Lesser miscommunications have sparked world wars. Why should everyday conversation become so psychologically threatening and exhausting? It's not just distinguishing between what people say and what they mean -it's also about deciding whether they truly mean it, or if they are just making conversation. With instant messaging and text messaging, we lose body language and eye contact, which make up major parts of our communication processes. We can't take things for face value anymore, because the face has no value -you can't see the faces behind those monitors. In the race to connect everyone to each other, we've merely disconnected ourselves. Online classes also present this problem, because students feel less inclined to meet their professors in person, and lazily view lectures while multitasking with their Facebook-stalking, instant messenges and blogging. When it rains, it pours. Technology has done much to connect people superficially. I can talk to friends across -the country and check their statuses whenever my inquisitive heart desires. But those experiences don't build relationships. -We constantly look to the future of communication and technology, but the key to building solid bonds rests in our first instinct, an idea dating back to ancient time: human contact. Stephanie Rosenberg is a journalism junior. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator. Reader response Today's question: Has Facebook Tuesday's question: Do you agree made us more impersonal? with the city commission's decision to add a five-cent gas tax? Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org 16% YES 84% NO 37 TOTAL. VOTES

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THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2007 U ALLIGATOR, 7 "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" THE WELCOME BACK EDITION _7 Save 10% on your advertisement in our Welcome Back Edition! Just pick up the same advertisement you ran in our New Student Edition -no copy changes allowed. DEADLINE: AUG. 2,2007 Over 50,000 students plus faculty and staff will be reading THE WELCOME BACK EDITION. Over 6,000 NEW students will be reading THE WELCOME BACK EDITION to find out where to shop, dine and go for entertainment. PUBLISHED: AUG. 23,2007 They have the money to spend -have them spend it in your business. Advertise in THE WELCOME BACK EDITION. The Alligator effectively reaches this market. You can, too, by advertising in THE WELCOME BACK EDITION. R SANTA FE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Career Fast Track Programs in Health Care High demand, high wage professions that make a difference! Respiratory Therapist. i-meets pear. wt $-' a r strtlinI py Cardiovascular Technologist -iittttt I'tC~iSIP Sit' S at ht Gatl Ppy Dental Assistant -Ipn rL1sqQ:Ite 5 -5-S0fth pt A!t with -S n m ST sta rtx tiS ppay 352.376.4482 Letter to the Editor Gas boycott Ineffective Whoever thought of this one-day gas boycott was foolish at best. You cannot boycott something that most of us cannot live without. Let's boycott food and water because the prices are too high! Even if no one in the country bought gas for one day, guess what? Everyone would rush to the pump tomorrow or later this week to catch up on what they didn't buy that day. If anything, demand in the upcoming days would go up, and prices would rise. Good job with your boycott. Either buy a bike and sell your car, or shut your naive mouths and go buy the gas you didn't on Tuesday because you were "boycotting." Ian Fisher UF alumnus 352395.5000 wmwsfceduk

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8, ALLIGATOR E THURSDAY, MAY 17,2007 Wildfire delays deliveries, worsens lung problems N FIRE IN NEARBY COUNTY ABOUT HALFWAY PUT OUT. By ANDREW TAN Alligator Writer Other than scorching earth, the nearby wildfires have impacted local businesses and threatened those with lung problems. A produce manager for Ward's Supermarket, Craig Smouse, said delivery trucks have been late to his store because the fires have caused many North Florida roads to close. "It's been pretty consistent for the last week or so," Smouse said. One problem with trucks arriving late, he said, is the extra time products spend on trucks takes away from sales. Another problem is that his workers have to work late and be paid overtime. Smouse said he couldn't schedule the people who unload the truck to work later because trucks from the south still come on time. One truck arrived Monday four hours late, Smouse said. However, he said the financial damage has not been significant. "We understand here on this end there's not a lot they can do about it," he said. Tom Belcuore, director of the Alachua County Health Department, said the smoke advisories issued on May 8 in the county are still in effect. He said the smoke comes in and out of the area because of changing winds. It's easier to keep the advisory up instead of taking it up and down when smoke is in the area, Belcuore said. He advised people to keep small children indoors because they may be more vulnerable to the smoke's effects than adults. He added people should move away from the smoke if they experience tightened chests, ir-ritated eyes and wheezing. Dr. Kenneth Olivier, a lung cancer specialist at Shands at UF, said the biggest health threat from the fires' smoke is to people with lung problems like asthma, chronic bronchitis or emphysema. Olivier advised these people to stay inside so their conditions wouldn't worsen. There is no connection between lung cancer and this type of smoke, he added. As the fires continue to burn north of Gainesville in Columbia County, many nearby residents are still displaced. About 725 homes have been evacuated as a result of the fire. Paulette -Lord, a spokeswoman for Columbia County, said Wednesday afternoon that the 110,000-acre fire is about 50 percent contained. She said there have been no additional injuries other than the firefighter who fell off a ladder on Monday. Florida Highway Patrol spokesman Michael Burroughs said U.S. 441 remains closed from I-10 to the Georgia border A group of firefighters gathers for a briefing session in rural Columbia County on Tuesday. The firefighters have been struggling to contain a massive brush fire that was ravaging the area. PUBLIC HEALTH Smoke-affected patients scarce at SHCC, official says By NICK MATHEWS Alligator Contributing Writer Gainesville has beenblanketed with smoke from wildfires in Geqrgia and Florida for the past week, but an official at the Student Health Care Center said there hasn't been an increase in patients with smoke-related illnesses. Dr. Guy Nicolette, chief of staff at the center, took an informal poll of health workers there and found a consensus that there had not been any dramatic increases in patients with smoke-related ailments. He also pointed out that while there was not an increase, the center was dosed when the smoke was particularly bad during the first part of summer break. "Now obviously it's not a big stretch to imagine that folks with allergies, or certainly with problems dealing with smoke or asthma, might be more prone to having worsening of their symptoms because of the smoke," Nicolette said. "But frankly, we just haven't seen much of that here." According to SHCC officials, the best way to protect your health when smoke particles are in the air is to limit your time outside. A health advisory warning issued by the Alachua County Health Department also recommended caution in venturing outdoors during the intense smoke. Staying inside with the air conditioning on and the windows dosed is method of protection, Nicolette said. "Now obviously it's not a big stretch to imagine that folks with allergies .might be more prone to having worsening of their symptoms because of the smoke. But frankly, we just haver't seen much of that here." Dr. Guy Nicolette chief of staff at the SHCC The fires in Florida and Georgia prompted the Alachua County Health Department to issue ahealth advisory, which stated that the smoke can irritate the eyes and respiratory tract. It can also intensify asthma and lead to bronchitis, reduced lung function or, in rare cases, death. On May 10, UF also sent out an e-mail cautioning students to stay safe when in smoky areas. The e-mail also contained the advisory about the smoke, asking all citizens to evaluate their health and avoid the smoke as much as possible. According to the advisory, children are particularly susceptible to dangers because their lungs are still developing. In addition, it stated that smokers and individuals with cardiovascular disease and asthma are more sensitive to the smoke. No break for Gainesville police over summer semester Fewer students mean more patrols By APRIL DUDASH Alligator Writer As campus clears out between the spring and summer semesters, it might seem that police officers around Gainesville would get a much-needed break. Capt. Jeff Holcomb, spokesman for the University Police Department, begged todiffer. "(Summer) offers more time for increased patrols and security checks," he said. Traffic stops are heavily monitored during the summer months, said Sgt. Keith Faulk, spokesman for the Alachua County Sheriff's Office. Additionally, campus -buildings go through routine security checks and apartment complexes are examined by local police officers, who then issue the buildings security certifications, he said. The Gainesville Police Depatrment puts extra patrols on the streets in an attempt to cut down burglaries during the summer term. "We're still extremely busy. There are still many people coming to school that have little crime prevention background," said GPD spokesman Lt. Keith Kameg. The number of students enrolled at UF drops from about 50,000 to 30,000 at the beginning of summer. "We're dealing with a transient population," Kameg said. "When you throw SFCC and UF together, you get about 60,000 people." As new students begin to move to Gainesville, the police departments and sheriff's office know it is essential to teach them the importance of crime prevention. "We participate in the Preview .sessions, where a lot of Pubic new students visit camSafety pus with their parents," Holcomb said. He added that UPD gives presentations on police services and safety. Along with UPD, GPD also educates new students about crime at the Preview sessions. "We let students know each semester what laws we're enforcing," Kameg said. New students living in apartments are vulnerable to theft, Faulk said, and the sheriff's office urges them to take special precautions. "Moving into a new area, especially moving away from home for the first time, is a new concept (for students)," Faulk said. "We ask them to practice basic safety procedures in terms of securing their apartment (and) securing their vehicle." "Don't leave valuables out in the open where burglars can see them," he added. Students should make themselves aware of their surroundings and their neighbors, Faulk said. "We provide safety tips on campus as well as online," he said. Along with increased security checks and crime prevention education, local law enforcement officials appreciate the advantages of summer. "We see a lower number of crimes occurring during the summer," Holcomb said. The sheriff's office sees a decline in car burglaries, and GPD takes notice of the decrease in bar-hopping. Gainesville traffic has also declined, Faulk said. "Obviously, when 25,000 people who are commuting daily leave a particular ama, that helps everyone else's commute and traffic time," Faulk said. Students move in and out of Gainesville every semester, but local law enforcement officials still haven't gotten used to the population change.

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Charles Roop / Alligator Satff "Busta Rhymes was arrested for drunk driving. He reportedly had so much alcohol on his breath that police couldn't smell the pot." David Spade Joking, of course) on The Showbiz Show A new sex columnists has stepped up!Does that make you feel happy, hurt, sad, reminiscent? Look inside to see how this sassy correspondent is taking it. "Spider Man-3": Is it worth the theater ticket price? We've got the good, the bad and the outrageous funds so you can decide for yourself. We see them whizzing by every day, part of a subculture of their own. But being hip in the biking world isn't just about speed, is it? quigley & the st.pete humans need tumens, Common Grounds: Chuck Ragan, The Damn Wrights, The Ones to Blame, Mike Magarelli, 9 p.r, $6 The Side Bar: Supervillains, Junkie Rush, Select Few, 9 p.m. $6 Theatre and fim Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, play: "True West,' 8 p.M. Gainesville Community Playhouse, play: "The Crucible," 8 p.m. The Side Bar: Velveteen Pink, Voice of the People, Dillon (Intellekt), Frontrunners, 9 p.m., $6 The Atlantic: Grabass Charlestons The Ergs!, Lemura, Static nadio, 10 p.m., $6 Theatre and Film Hippodrome Theatre, film: "Avenue Montaigne" (Fauteuils d'orchestre), 7 p~m,, 9 p.m., $6.50 Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, play: "True West," 8 p.m. Gainesville Community Playhouse, play: "The Crucible," 8 p.m.

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It's oh so quiet By DANIELLE TORRENT Avenue Staff Writer Welcome to the wetness, the emptiness, the freedom, the vision of yourself opening the fridge for a cold one because you just can't think of anything else to do -it's a summer in Gainesville! As the weeks go by, you will learn that the rain doesn't wait for you to scurry indoors, that happy hour pays off if you're planning out your drinking schedule and that humidity can make deodorant 'worthless. But it's not really all that bad. Let's be honest, you're probably staying in your own place -parent-free -still enjoying sleeping off your hectic spring semester and finding the time to do the things you told yourself you would do all year. Read that Nobel Prizewinner, check out that foreign film from the library make music -the possibilities are endless. If you still can't see past the blanket of smoky succulence, bloggers on gainesvillebands.com shed some insight. A user who goes by the name "Thumper" posted some perks: "Parking. -On campus, near campus, downtown, everywhere. That sweet relief when you pop into a dive for an early Sat afternoon beer, when the inward gloom & A/C chill drive all thoughts of time & the furnace of being out of your heat addled cranium." Take it in while you're still here, folks. 51bs of Whty .30.0=iumn. Fr CCWOrhoI With I S ad! www.ethnicdanceexpressions.com It 384-9200 M o eni.$00 384-9200 GAIMSIV11.U2 GAYM ZO1 NW 67M T 374--8400 Lots andLots of Mix & Match Tops and Bottoms.From XS to DD SPECIAL -BODY GLOVE All Body Glove Suits Reduced 20-25% FRI: Beat the Clock Live, Music B-1 OPV AT Free Beer -Dj 62-4-1 Liquor Drinks 2-4-1 Domestic Longnecks 2-4-1 Drafts $1 50 Coronas No CoverLive DJ Let's try a new position You look really familiar. exclusive comnuitment. I always see you here on Thursdays -this time I Let's just keep things figured I'd introduce myself. simple and not put a I'm Patrick. label on anything. 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Steal my heart, but please don't steal my bike ASHLEY HOFFMAN I AVENUE WRITER You may have spotted Gainesville bicyclers pedaling down the street atop their streamlined bicycles that bring to mind the simpler times of suburban paper boys. Riders are treating their town bikes as so much more than a means of transportation. "There's a whole culture around bicycles," said Hector Galvez, 23, a UF alumni. "I'm fairly new to this bicycling, but you discover that there are people who are really advocates for this fixed-gear riding." Galvez commends bicycles for the dynamic interplay of machinery that works to set you in motion. "There are so many things about different types of bicycles, and you leam that they all share the same basic technology," Galvez said. "They're all really admirable, and they're beautiful machines regardless of what they're used for." When it comes to his cycling preferences, Galvez is a student of the minimalist theory. He takes a fixed-gear bicycle around town. It has one speed and no freewheel mechanism, soyou can't coast -the pedas move when the bicycle moves. "My bike is very simple, and it appeals to a lot of people who may not necessarily be all about a Tour de France-type bike with a lot of components," Galvez said. In a culture of movement, today's riders still look to the past for inspiration, going to great lengths for vintage and hard-to-find components. "This trend is not a new thing because it's the most antiquated technology," said Galvez. "It appeals to the do-it-yourself spirit in people who want to customize, and fix their own bikes." Yet, the glam of a two-wheeler can reach the top of the line in design. Gucci in East Hampton, N.Y, recently showcased an antique town bike for sale in their store window for all to pine for. In 2005, Giorgio Armani commissioned a design of his own Emporio Armani bicycle nodding to the town bike style of old Italy, which an Italian high-performance bicycle manufacturer produced with a nostalgic flair. For his menswear collection, Armani sent his models pedaling down the runway to showcase the bike that functions today, but bows to past tenets of bike design. The affinity for these simple bikes, which look vintage, has resulted in the development of a substantial following. "We get a pretty dedicated customer base," said Niles Gerritson, owner of Recycled Bicycles,805 W. University Ave. "A couple of professors own them, and all the British professors love to ride their town bikes." Availability of these bicycles that appear as though they were immortalized in time is scarce, but Gerritson estimates that you can score one for under $150. Commissioning your own custom design could set you back more than a grand. Nicole Safker / Alligator Staff A fixed gear bike sits parked in downtown Gainesville on Tuesday afternoon. Fixed gear bikes have become very popular among students in Gainesville. Party hardy, frugal folk Spider 3 spins thin w eb MEGAN HERON 0 AVENUE WRITER sort of punch -you can buy cheaper alcohol when it's mixed with a variety of juices. So, you want to plan a party without sacrificing your next few paychecks to pay it off? No problem. With a few strategic moves and conscious shopping, you can throw the bash of the year with some change left in your pocket. First, decide on a theme and shop accordingly. If you want, say, a pirate-themed party, hit up the local fabric shop. Black and white striped cloth or a deep blood-red color can be used for simple decoration: Use the fabric to cover furniture, protecting it from spills and also adding to the setting. Pick up a few colored light bulbs to enhance the mood, or use a light-colored fabric to drape over lamps. Buy cheap where you can. Supplies such as plates and cups can be bought at the dollar store. You can create simple decorations out of construction paper, or print pictures from the Internet. Who wouldn't love a picture of Captain Jack Sparrow hanging on the wall? Create theme-inspired invitations. Throwing a toga party? Dye the paper with tea bags, and then roll them like scrolls. Another sleek trick: You can only allow people with invitations to the party. Allow them to bring one date, but that's it This will cut back on the amount of booze and food you'll have to buy. Suggest BYOB. If you're on a really tight budget, suggest that your guests bring their own supply. If you do decide to buy alcohol, make some Throw in a few apple and orange slices for extra flavor, and the fruit will absorb the alcohol and make for a tasty treat. Ask your roommates to pitch in. By hosting the party together, you can split the cost. Another bonus: You'll have people assisting in the planning and decorating. The one party item you shouldn't skimp on is food. If you're just serving snacks, buy in bulk. Also, keep an eye out for sales. Check the newspaper for coupons and sales that apply to your shopping list. If you're serving more than just chips and dip, keep the menu simple. With the pirate theme, seafood is a given. Stock up on a variety of seafood, and remember to buy in bulk. If seafood is not your forte, one interesting meal is salmagundi. In 16th century England, it was really just a salad made from whatever was available. Also check online for chili and stew recipes. Most ingredients in these meals are cheap and/or replaceable. Add a bowl of salad and accompany each with dinner rolls and you're set. For some background entertainment, play a theme-related movie, such as "Pirates of the Caribbean," "Hook" or even "The Goonies." As guests enter, hand out blank name tags and have them go by a buccaneer name for the night. It might sound cheesy, but it could give you something to "yargh" about. "Spider-Mgn -3," the most anticipated longer than film this summer that doesn't feature piits 140-minute rates, is a victim of the blockbuster-hype run time. machine. With its astronomical budget However, -more than $250 million, according to the film rethe-numbers.com -the constant advertisally shines ing and tie-ins, the promise of the beloved when director DANNY DJELJOSEVIC Venom character, and the huge critical and Sam Raimi financial success of the first two filis (paris allowed to ticularly the second), the film has a lot ridmake his mark, something that we caught a ing on it in terms of audience expectation. glimpse of in the first two films. The scenes To further raise the stakes, it's the third where Peter Parker turns evil due to his in a series, which never works out for even black alien costume are particularly great,* the most beloved film franchises, such as they perfectly depict slowly nerd with an as "X-Men," "Star .over-inflated ego. The Wars," and even "The y dance scene in the Godfather," with creepier, they'd have cast Jake jazz club features the "Lord of the Rings" Gyllenhaal -Maguire's bettersame zaniness that being a miraculous acting look-alike -as Venom. Raimi brought to his exception. Basically, "Evil Dead" films. no matter how good it is, it couldn't posThe best decision in the film was the sibly live up to expectations. interpretation of Venom as a powerful There's a lot in the film that seems ofmetaphor for what Spider-Man could have fensively thoughtless, starting with the been had he not learned the "power and opening credits that lazily recount the preresponsibility" mantra. vious films using the actual footage. The Thanks to the casting of the charismatic dialogue is almost exclusively expository Topher Grace as the fan-favorite villain, ("I'm Peter Parker!" "You're my girlfriend!" Venom's role as the physical duplicate of "My uncle died!") reaching sub-soap opera Toby Maguire as Peter Parker further drives levels -a sin for a movie with so many diahome the film's basic conceit of Spider-Man logue scenes. Then there's Harry Osborn's dealing with his dark side. If they wanted to "extreme" costume design -complete make it even creepier, they'd have cast Jake with paintball mask and flying snowGyllenhaal -Maguire's better-acting lookboard -that manages to make the Power alike -as Venom. Rangers-reminiscent Green Goblin costume Despite so many glaring errors and from the first film look downright sensible. missteps, the really great moments manUnfortunately, the film features one super age to transcend the film above your villain too many and doesn't bother spendtypical disappointing sequel -OK, maybe ing enough time properly developing any not -and soulless big-budget summer of them. "Spider-Man 3" is a film that actublockbuster. It's just too hard to be mad at ally would have benefited from being even "Spider-Man 3." /I---

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Time for summer trippin' JACKIE AZIS 0 AVENUE WRITER Whetherr you are working hard or hardly working, summer is always the perfect time to travel, even if for only a weekend. This summer, TRiP, UF's Travel and Recreation Program, is offering backpacking, rock climbing and snorkeling excursions. But you don't need to conquer the wilderness to get away -UF junior Jil Paquette and her friends decided to drive to California as a cheaper We got to alternative to flying. own pace Paquette recommends don't nee using a GPS navigation sysor have to meet tem for a road trip. "Whenever we were airpor lost, we would push a butJil Paquette ton and know our exact UFiJunior location," Paquette said. "It can tell you how to get anywhere. The best part of the road trip was seeing different states, national monuments and friends that had moved across the country during the same trip, she said. "Instead of just flying to one city in California, we stopped at five different national parks. We camped at a few of them and saved money that way," Paquette said. "We got to travel at our own pace because you don't need reservations or have to meet deadlines at airports." To help out the driver, they set a rule that whoever was in the front passenger seat had to stay awake with the driver, Paquette said. Theme trips are also a great way to spend summer vacation, said Amanda Webb, the corporate communications coordinator of STA Travel, a budget travel organization located in travel at our the Reitz Union. because you Students can choose to follow their favorite baseball d reservations teams from stadium to tadeadlines at dium, for example. Others ts. visit National Parks such as Yellowstone or the Grand Canyon. Or, head out on an adventure with yourself. Odds are you'll find something you weren't looking for. Whether you choose a weekend trip in the wilderness or an adventure to the other side of the globe, I want to hear about it. Send a story about your amazing summer trip to avenue.ed itors@gmail.com, and the most interesting one will be published here. Happy journeys! Charity studio beats on STEPHANIE GRANADA 0 AVENUE WRITER Few people understand the gift of music in a person's life as much as Tobin Wagstaff and his wife Jill Wagstaff. Following a passion for music helping others, the Wagstaffs started Studio Percussion in June 2002 as a local nonprofit music school that aims to aid people of all ages and financial status in developing their musical potential. "I do not want anyone to not have the opportunity to take music lessons because money is an issue," said Tobin Wagstaff. At first, classes were conducted out of the Wagstaffs' home, but an increasing demand soon changed that. Working with the community, the organization has established music programs in elementary and pre-K schools that lacked an adequate program, participated in music lesson clinics and as provided free musical education for a number of underprivileged individuals through their scholarship program. K Earlier this year, Studio Percussion faced discord with its new neighbor, the chiropractic office of Dr. Jeffrey Smith. The office complained that the 6 p.m. drumline class was too noisy. To accommodate his neighbors, Tobin Wagstaff rescheduled his drumline class to 6:30 p.m. in effect changing the schedule of over 100 of his school members. But the show must go on. On Friday, May 25, Studio Percussion will be hosting its annual Spring Concert as part of Gainesville's "Let's Go Downtown" Plaza Series. You will hear musical styling from keyboard ensembles to drum lines and bands. Over fifteen groups from Gainesville will be performing free of charge. 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Horses worth more than houses live nearby JOE SCHUESSLER 0 AVENUE CONTRIBUTING WRITER and ws Kinsman Stable, a farm 40 miles southwest building F is home to the reigning champions of Gainesville that is owned by Steinbrenner. The of college football and basketball, but "If they weren't born here, they were raised farms h he rolling hills of pristine horse farms here. If they weren't born and raised here, elite ho inute drive south of the UF campus they were broken and trained here." recent c good number of athletes, too. On the heels of the Kentucky Derby, the odc ds are the champions of a sport of which took place earlier this month, North Preakne r kind -one supported by some of Florida's horse trainers are gearing up for Farm i ca's biggest names and deepest pockthe second race of the Triple Crown -the Preakn luding New York Yankees owner and Preakness Stakes -scheduled for this weekStables, tefactor George Steinbrenner. end in Pimlico, Md. The final race of the halHor time of year is the height of the lowed trio is the Belmont Stakes in June in the "Sp Crown season of horse racing, and the Elmont, N.Y. wealth) The rural areas in Marion County have become a sort of mecca for the horse industry due to the balmy climate and lime-rich soil the loc Kinsman that br bred ra Rashid was list world's attention is focused on horses with connections to the prime horse farm country in North Florida. "In these big races, you're always going to find a horse with ties to the Ocala area," said Jim Scott, the farm manager at A horse stands in a field at the Kinsman Stable in Ocala on Tuesday afternoon. The stable, which is owned by New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, covers 800 acres. ter, which provide excellent bonematerial for horses. area boasts more than 500 horse ere and is home to some of the most rses in 'the world. Street Sense, the hampion of the Kentucky Derby and ds-on favorite to win the upcoming ss, was trained at the Ocala Stud n Marion County. Curlin, another ess contender, is owned by Padua a farm in nearby Summerfield. se racing has long been known as ort of Kings," and it's true that some yand famous interests have a hand in al horseracing scene. Steinbrenner's n Stable is a full-service operation eeds, trains and stables thoroughcing horses. Sheikh Mohammed bin al Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai, who ed by Forbes magazine as one of the five richest people in the world, owns an operation that trains horses in Marion County during the winter months. Kinsman stable is certainly no stranger to big-time competitions. From this farm, thoroughbred Bellamy Road participated in the Kentucky Derby in 2005, and Hemingway's Key ran in the Preakness last summer. Of the Kentucky Derby, Scott said, "he's (Steinbrenner's) been there five times and hasn't won it yet, but we're working to win it next year." Two-year old Majestic Warrior, currently working with a trainer in New York state, will be the next of Steinbrenner's thoroughbreds to compete for the Triple Crown. Kinsman Stable also serves as a resort for the a 45-n hide a Stee anothe Ameri ets, inc UFber Thi Triple UF taking extra steps to go 'green' DAVID LOW D AVENUE WRITER "It's all about supply and demand," she said. "More people are becoming concerned about it. so evervthiLis available Kermit the Frog may have had it wrong -it is easy being now. green, after all. Buildings are now constructed from recycled resources UF takes an ecological stance when it comes to the construcand regionally harvested materials from no more than 500 tion of new buildings and facilities on campus. miles away, she said. Once construction is finished, the green Since 2001, UF has been following the criteria to meet the structures will continue to save money by usine utilities more Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building Rating System stanWe ma dards in all major construction. It's reducing g' costs and hopefully influencing the youth, go greene said Bahar A. Armaghani of UF's Facilities the right Planning and Construction division. leading the ne "We made the change to go 'green' hopefully make because it was the right thing to do," world by being p Annaghani said. "We're leading the next osibing p generation to hopefully make a difference posive st in the world by being proactive in taking Bahar A. Arm positive steps." To meet the qualifications, six categories of performance must be fulfilled: sustainable sites, energy and atmosphere, water efficiency, indoor environmental quality, materials and resources, and innovation in design. At first, university officials said they thought environmental standards would increase the cost of construction, but "green" resources and materials are becoming less expensive, Armaghani said. de the change to n' because it was thing to do. We're xt generation to a difference in the roactive in taking ps. aghani efficiently. The monthly utilities bill for UF is about $3.5 million, Armaghani said, but costs can be reduced by implementing more efficient technology, such as sensor-operated, lowflow faucets and toilets, waterless urinals and increased insulation. One of the newest buildings to use these features became certified by the U.S. Green Building Council and is of interest because it is the first "green" art museum in the country, according to a press release. The Ham Museum of Arts Cofrin Pavilion, constructed in 2005, houses the museum's international collections of contemporary art. Making the museum "green" is especially significant because some art pieces are very sensitive to the climate. "It was very similar to the situation of Library West -you have to consider humidity and light, but it's not like you can't do it," Armaghani said. "We're all very excited that we're one of the first 'green' museums." More than 250 bands, including Gainesville's own Velveteen Pink, Voice of the People and Morningbell, will be playing on 15 different stages in downtown. Orlando this weekend. Among the headliners are Flogging Molly, 7Mary3, The Working Title, Chuck Ragan of Hot Water Music and Jr. Richards of Dishwalla. The festival features keynote speakers, films and music-inspired art, as well as a conference with panelists from major record companies and the independent music industry The event begins today and runs until Sunday, and a three-day pass is $25. Visit the Web site for more information: www.f loridamusicfestival.com. Steinbrenner family. His children own homes on the farm, and his daughter personally names all the horses, Scott said. Donkeys, a llama and miniature ponies, favorites of Steinbrenner's grandchildren, saunter around in grassy enclosures. But horses are more than just beloved pets and the basis of an exciting sport; they're part of a big business. Champion-quality thoroughbreds can sell for upwards of $10 million, and stud fees -the price of breeding with exceptional stallions -can be as'high as $300,000. The American Horse Council, an advocacy group based in Washington D.C, said the horse industry produces goods and services of $3 billion in Florida alone. The local horse industry has benefited from its proximity to UF. The College of Veterinary Medicine provides some unique services to benefit the local horse industry, such as its Mobile Equine Diagnostic Service, an ambulatory clinic that serves local farms, and a clinic specializing in equine neonatal care. In addition, the Racing Lab tests blood samples of horses for the local thoroughbred owners and breeders. Due to the ample number of students on hand, UF's veterinary clinic is able to provide some services to horse owners that other dinics cannot, Scott said. "We have a collaboration with the horse farms," said Sarah Carey, the Director of Public Relations at the College of Veterinary Medicine. "It's a mutually beneficial relationship." Horses are a link that have brought magnate Steinbrenner and the University together. He has personally contributed $400,000 to the College of Veterinary Medicine for the purchase of medical imaging equipment large enough to accommodate horses, and has also made substantial donations for the construction of the new music building." He has also been recognized as a "Bull Gator" by the Florida Gator Boosters. However, this sports tycoon's ties to the area may have begun with his desire to race champion horses. "We try to do the very best we can with Mr. Steinbreuner's horses," said Scott. "Some of the best horsemen in the world come right from this area."

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All Inclusive Ind. leases Big 2/2s 3/3s & 4/4s Filling fast -Lease now 373-9009 8-15-25-2 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 8-15-25-2 1st MONTH FREE 1 BR Villas Starting @ $529. Please call: 352375-3077 or 352-373-2818 8-15-25-2 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 Tired of Looking for a Roommate? University Park Studios: $565/mo Walk tTo UP/Pet Friendly/Wood Floors www.LiveNearCampus.com 376-6223 8-15-25-2. Available Now & May Walk to UF 1 BR $400 to $775 washer/ dryer free internet 2BR IBA $440 Gore-Rabell Realty 378-1387 www.gore-rabell.com 8-15-25-2 0 "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" PARTY!!! THEN WALK HOME! ACROSS THE STREET FROM UF 1 br and studios for fall We love pets! Wood floors available Open late! 371-0769 8-15-25-2 TAILGATOR HEAVEN!!!! ACROSS THE STREET FROM UF 2br for fall, Wood floors, great for pets! Open late Collegeparkuf.com 371-7777 8-15-25-2 EVERYONE LOVES A THREESOME Join in-Live Downtown This Fall! Luxury 3 Bedroom/3 Bath Townhouses Lots of Perksw/d, lofts, cable & internet Get 'em while they're hot! 338-0002 8-15-25-2 FREE RENT! 2BR, 3BR or 4BR Move-in May or June and get a free month's rent! Close to UF, pets welcome, tennis, bball, 2 pools 376-2507 or www.bivenscove.com 8-15-25-2. **LUXURY APTS** CLOSEST TO CLASS 2BR/2BA available for Fall www.LookingGlassApartments.com 111 NW 16th St. #1. Call 376-1111 8-15-25-2 1 BR & 2BR/1 BA 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 5-31-56-2 ACROSS THE STREET FROM UF Studios, 1 and 2 bedrooms for fall Pets welcome, W/D and wood floors available, open late and weekends! 371-7777 8-15-25-2 *NO MOVE IN COSTS Got Luxury? 2BR TH & 3BR Flats Walk to UF/Pet friendly INCLUDES Cable*Tanning*Gym*Pool*Alarm*W/D Museum Walk *379-WALK 8-15-25-2 00001 BR APT, $515/moO600 Quiet hood; greenspace, trees, private patio, near UF, busline, parking, spacious rooms, adorable kitchen, carpeted fans, no dogs. 1825 NW 10th St. 284-3873 815-25-2 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 System, W/D hookup and Pool onsite. 2BR 2.5Bath @ $1,000/mo. Union Properties, Inc. 373-7578 8-1525-2 1 & 2 Bed Cottages & Apts Starting at $520/MO. Cent AC., W/D hkups. Close to downtown & UF. Cute & MUST SEE! See photos & info: www.rentalworkshop.com 352-870-0904, 318-4553 6-21-42-2 ***WALK TO SHANDSNA/VET SCH*** Large 2BR, Downstairs, CH/A, fans, carpet, Laundry on site, pool, parking, quiet. 2BR $650-750. Avail Summer/Fall. 352-376-0080 or 352 284 3873 8-15-25-2 "PRIVATE VILLAS** Singel-story close to UF 1BR ONLY $529 2BR $699 + FREE Water NOW & FALL 375-1519 8-15-51-2 **LIVE ALONE** 1 BR VILLA ONLY $519 1/2 mile to UF & Butler Plaza Walk-in closet! Alarms avail 375-3077 Avail NOW & FALL 8-15-51-2 NO ROOMMATE HASSLES Private Villas next to Butler Plaza Studios $499*1BR $549 **FREE WATER** Call for Now &Fall**377-2596 8-15-51-2 CLOSEST to UF/Shands Enjoy privacy & convenience I BR Villa ONLY $529 Duckpond*POOL*Alarm avail Leasing FALL Fast! 372-4835 8-15-51-2 *Affordable & Nice' Gym*POOL*Alarm avail 1 BR $539+FREE water Phase I 2BR ONLY $699 Phase I 2BR from $829 Great Location*SW 34 St CALL TODAY! 376-0828 8-15-51-2 HUGE 1BR ONLY $499 Single-story Villa in NW Private patio*Full kitchen Alarm avail*Pool*Laundry Lease Now/Aug 372-3826 8-15-51-2 ONLY I MILE to UFI Across from NEW Starbucks! HUGE apts*Pool*Laundry 2br $699 3br $869 Open Afternoons*378-1755 8-15-51-2 **WALK TO UF** From any of our 2 or 3BR Classic Apts or Vintage Homes Starting @ $600/mo. Come by & pick up one of our availability lists @ 821 NW 13th Street or call 375-8256 8-15-25-2 COZY GATOR Several cute & clean vintage apts & houses avail Aug. Most have wood firs, cent H/AC, W/D, located near downtown & UF. Call 352-338-7670 or visit www.cozygator.com 5-31-27-2 SUNDOWNE STUDIO APARTMENT $439/mo includes water. $35 application fee, on bus route 1 behind Butler Plaza. Available now. jIgillice@yahoo.com 443-786-4408 5-29-23-2 Brand new 2BR/2BA condos for rent 3 blocks from UF. Be the first to live in these luxurious and beautiful condos. $1600 per month. Call 352-375-8256 8-15-25-2 AVOID THE TRAFFIC @ WALK TO CLASS 2 Bedrooms for Falll!! Starting at $770/mo Wood floors, W/D avail Pet Friendly, Pool Walk to campus! 352-378-2221 8-15-25-2 ROLL OUT OF BED $ INTO CLASS SIGN & MOVE-IN HERE TODAY! Studio apartments starting @ $554 All utilities included! Walk to campus! Pets welcome, Pool. www.collegemanor.org* 352-372-7111 8-15-25-2 WALK, STUMBLE OR DRIVE Studio, 1 + 2 Bedrooms Sign now for Fall, be close to it all! Wood floors, W/D avail. Pet friendly, Pool Walk to campus! 352-378-2221 8-15-252 **8 BLOCKS TO UF** 2BR/1 BA large Apt Central AC/Heat, Island Kitchen, 900 sq ft. $650-$700/mo 821 NW 13th St. Call 375-8256 8-15-25-2 **5 BLOCKS TO UF** Beautiful 2BR/1 BA w/hardwood floors & fireplace. A must see. $1100/mo. Call 375-8256 8-15-25-2 **8 BLOCKS TO UF** Huge 3BR/1 BA house w/big yard, W/D hook-up. $1300/mo @ 1231 NW 9th Ave. Call 352-375-8256 8-15-25-2 A MUST See For FALL!! Spread out in our Huge 3BR! Pool*GYM*Clubhouse*Paws Welcome Park @ UF Free*10 Steps to Butler Plaza For More Details. Call Now 373-1111 8-15-25-2 Newly renovated 2BR/1.5BA end unit condo Casablanca East. Newer AC, W/D, scr porch, Tile dnstairs kitchen, hall & 1/2 BA. Pool & bus rt on site. Quiet conv to Shands/ UF. $800/mo Avail Aug 5th 352-246-5958 5-31-56-2 Houses and Condos available for rent Free List of Available Rentals 24/7 www.AptsNearUF.com Campus Realty 336-3900 5-31-17-2 Whales, Elephants, & Dinosaurs OK, now that we have you thinking BIG, think BIG rooms, BIG amenities, and BIG Savings (until April 30th, 2007). 5 minutes from UF and Shands.Open Weekends Windmeadows Apartments 352-373-3558 8-15-25-2 Duplex for rent 3215 SW 26 Terr 1mi from UF & Shands. Newly painted interior & new tile floors. 2BR/1BA flat, 850 sq ft, cent AC, private front patio & backyard. $550/mo 407-363-7198, cell 407-234-1380 Sec 8 ok 5-24-13-2 Historic 2BR HouSe Near downtown. Wood floors, high ceilings, fenced yard. $695/mo. Avail Aug 1. 411 SW 3rd Street 214-9270 8-2-29-2 **Sunroom, Oak Floors, Covered Patio** Adorn 3/2 upscale classic home 01 mile from UF. 1800 sq ftesecluded quiet 0 professionals or grads 0 no pets 0 avail Aug 0 $1400/ mo neg. 0 1607 NW 12th Rd 466-4171 5-17-11-2 DUCKPOND Apt in Historic Duckpond. Large 2BR/1.5BA, 2 blocks from downtown. Amazing location. W/D Quiet. Avail May. 508 NE 4th Ave. $650/mo. 379-4952 5-29-11-2 1-2 BR, 1BA Apartments/3-4BR, 2BA Houses.bike to UF, many upgrades, spacious, efficient units, fenced yards, washer/ dryer hook ups. $525-$1250. Pet friendly. Call 352-494-8959 for details. 5-31-11-2 $100 gets you May. Move-in today! GREAT SUMMER STARTER! 1BR/1BA apt. $479/ MO + utils No security or last! Renewable lease in Aug. Laundry/pool and close to Campus 352-505-0497 5-29-10-2 2BR/1 BA 900 sf apt w/W/D, 2 parking spaces. Less than 1 mi to UF, near Sorority Row. Huge Kitchen! Avail Aug 1st. On RTS 43 bus stop. Call 352-870-8210 for info. 5-31-10-2 LAKEWOOD VILLAS Ask About Our Move In Specials Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans; Furniture Packages Inc. Washer/Dryer; Workout Rm, Tennis Court; Swimming Pool; Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3 700 SW 62nd Blvd 371-8009 www.lakewoodvillias.com 8-15-25-2 0 SPYGLASS 0 Ask About Our Move-in Specials Individual Leases: Furniture Packages, Incl Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet; Every Unit is an End Unit Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3 701 SW 62nd Blvd 373-6330 www.spyglassapts.com 8-15-25-2 3 BLOCKS TO UF FOR $375/person. Includes water, sewer, trash & pest. Bring your roommie but not your pet to this 2BR/ 1BA for only $750/mo. See @ 320 SW 10th St. Call Susan 352-264-1399 6-7-11-N& Affordable and Spacious Fernwood Apartments 3555 SW 20th Avenue $475/mo Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2 New and Improved! Spacious 2BR Townhouses Pinnacle PointApartments 3640 SW 20th Avenue $850/mo Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2

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16, ALLIGATOR S THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2007 FoFor Rent Fo Rent F rn subleases Great SW Quadraplex 2BR near Shands/UF quiet street $550/mo 3531 SW 29th Terrace Immediate Occupancy Union Rroperties 373-7578 8-15-25-2 Enormous 1BR near Norman Hall/decal park MALIBU COVE APTS 1114 Sw 7th Ave. $675/mo Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2 Near Law School 3BR homers/i BR apt 219 NW25th Street $2000/mo 3/4BR w/screened porch 117 NW 21 st Terrace $2Z00/mo Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2 Brighton Park 2BR townhouse w/pool 4415 SW 34th Ave #205 Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2 Woodbury Row Newer 4BR 4.5BA Near Norman Hall 1111 SW5thAvenue Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2 Near Norman Hall 4BR 2BA townhouse w/washer-and dryer 1101 SW 5th Avenue Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2 A Cozy Cottage 1 BR efficiency on private SW acreage near Tower Rd $425 Union Properties 373-7578 8-15-25-2 Homes Near UF 2718 W Univ Ave 4BR 2BA $2400/mo 2635 W Univ Ave 3BR 2BA $1500/mo 2041 NW 7th PI 3BR 2BA $1575/mo Union Properties 372-7578 8-15-25-2 HOUSE 4 RENT $1400/MONTH 3/3, nice yard, bbq pitt, all major appliances included, 1 mile from UF. Call for details 786-255-6736 or email stefi13@ufl.edu 612-10-2 4BR/2BA 2500 square foot, attic storage. Large fenced yard. Near UP. Downtown location. Avail Aug. Call Tom 352-262-6423 5-17-3-2 ****10 BLOCKS TO UF**** Quaint 1BR/1BA apts in historic Victorian house. Avail Aug 1st. Wood floors, high ceilings, pvt entrance. $525/mo. 225 SW 3rd Ave 376-2184 5-24-5-2 1 BR in 3BR/2BA houSe $400/month. Call Krystal at 863-634-0382 5-24-5-2 ROCKWOOD VILLAS 1BR/1BA in a 3BR/ 3BA Townhouse. Wood floors, W/D, nonsmoker, no pets. $395/MO +1/3 utils. Call 954-234-1845 5-29-5-2 VILLAGE OF HAILE 2BR/2BA TOWNHOME. 2nd floor balcony, brand new appliances W/D 9119 SW 52nd Ave. C-201. $1200Avail now 305-219-4226 8-15-25-2 Avail 8/1 2BR/1.5 BA Cresap Arms Condo. 4 Blks. from campus. Covered parking. $1050/ MO Individual leases available. Security deposit & references required. LR & DR furnished. Call 380-0090 5-31-6-2 ShakRock Villas 2BR/1.5BA $725/month. End unit, fireplace, screened-in Porch, & on bus route to UF. Call American Dreams Realty, LLC (352) 338-7505. 524-4-2 HORSE PROPERTY 3 acres. 1850 sq ft 2001 MH. New: roof, well, fenced yd, washer, dishwasher. 2 12'x12'stud stalls ea w/ 30'x40' paddock. 800 sq ft shop. 4BR/2BA, frpl. SR 26,UF:10-15min $1300/352-585-1458 5-31-6-2 Gainesville's Best Kept Secretl Unforgettable 1/1 and 2/1 apartments! Rates as low as $4991 Next to UF, Shands, Butler Plaza! Water included Pets welcome! Leasing NOW and for FALL! Call today! 352-376-1248 8-15-25-2 2BRs for rent in 4BR house w/yard 2 miles to UF on 2 major bus rts. $300 & $400 (MBR/ bath) share util. 352-692-4419 or 954-3268347 5-17-2-2 QUIETAREA & CLOSE TO UF SW 20th Ave. busline, 2BR/2.5BA New Townhouse, 1200 sq. ft, fenced backyard, A/C, W/D hook-up, DW, $775/mo. Call Lalit for app. 378-6817, 871-8205 5-31-6-2 DUCKPOND GARAGE APT 1/1, hardwood floors, washer & dryer. $600/ mo + deposit. 111 NE 8th Ave. 850-291-4969 5-31-6-2 DUCKPOND COTTAGE 3/1, hdwd firs, highceilings, claw-foot tub, W/D. Pets allowed w/dep. 738 NE 2nd St Avail Aug 1. $1025/mo + dep. 850-291-4969 5-31-6-2 *3BR/1BA, bonus room, cent H/AC. $900/ Mo 0611 NW 34th Dr. $925/mo. Call 372-4903 5-24-4-2 2BR DUPLEX BEHIND NORMAN HALL Cent H/AC, ceiling fans, $600/mo. 922/924 SW 7th Ave. Call 372-4903 5-24-4-2 * Near UF * 4 Bedroom 2 Bath Newly Renovated Kitchen 1' x 10' Laundry Room 2 Car Carport 610 NW 34 Terr MANNY 352-317-4408 6-14-10-2 ROOM FOR RENT IN 2BR/1BA on SW 16th Ave. Available June 1 -Aug 1. $285/mo + electric. 407-922-0029 ,5-29-5-2 BRAND NEW CONDO AT CAMPUS VIEW. Close to sorority row. 3BR/3BA. $600 per room + $50 for parking (optional) + utils. Avail Aug 1st. Please call Tom 407-694-0692 6-14-10-2 Duplex for rent: 2BR/1BA $500/mo + $500 deposit. For lease info please contact landlord at 352-514-9698. Location: Tower Oak Glen Apts. (near Tower Rd) 10 min to UF. Leave msg w/ph # & I will call back. 529-5-2 CRICKET CLUB 11 PRE-LEASING SPECIALS Brand new 1, 2, & 3 bdrm Luxury apartments Conveniently located near shopping, restaurants and SFCC. For more info. Call: 352-331-4546 M-F 9-6, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5 8-9-24-2 Cute cottage 2 bedroom 1 bath with study and large laundry room 316 NW 20th Ave. $825/mo with yard service. Call Barbara, Green Tree Realty, Inc. 317-4392 5-31-6-2 Cute yellow home 2 bedroom 1 bath with hardwood floors, freshly painted, yard service. 425 NW 19th Ave. $850/mo. Call Barbara, Green Tree Realty, Inc. 317-4392 5-31-6-2 Nice 2 bedroom 2 bath on 5 fenced acres, mobile home, $895/mo. 1001 NW 192nd Ave. Call Barbara, Green Tree Realty, Inc. 317-4392 5-31-6-2 DUCKPOND 1BR/1BA hardwood floors, large front porch, W/D, very quiet, blocks to downtown, available June 1. $525/mo 304 NE 6th St. 379-4952 5-29-5-2 Available 8/07 -4br/2ba w/yard; window AC, W/D hkups, yrd serve incl; off street parking; $1200/mo. 414 NW 10th St. Ed~aurManagement.com 1631 NW 6 St. -375-7104 8-15-25-2 Available 1st week of Aug -3br/2ba, cent A/C, W/D incl, 1 car garg, fenced yard, pets OK, yrd serv incl. $1175/mo. 1015 NE 5 PI EdBaurManagement.com 1731 NW 6 St. -375-7104 8-15-25-2 Aug rental -3br/3ba duplex; walk to UF, cent A/C, off street parking, $1500/mo 1022 SW 4 Ave. EdBaurManagement com 1731 NW 6 St. -375-7104 8-15-25-2 Brand new Townhouses Lofts Oasis-move in now; 2br/2.5ba-$1200/mo, 3br/3.5ba-$1500/ mo Security, trash, condo fees incl. 2515 SW 35 Pl. EdBaurManagement.com 1731 NW 6 St. -375-7104 8-15-25-2 June rent is FREE. No security deposit. 2BR w/walk-in closets/iBA. In Georgetown Apt. Big living room. Pool. On #6, 8, 10 bus routes. $649/mo. Call 335-6365 5-29-5-2 Whispering Pines -ready mid-August: new 2br/2ba condos at -SW 24th St & SW 35 Pl; near UF & hospitals, shopping, on bus route. $1100/mo. Edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6 St. 352-375-7104 8-15-25-2 3BR/1BA HOUSE. Close to campus. Hardwood floors, nice yard, W/D hook-ups. 2627 SW 31st Terr. $840/mo. Call 215-7199 5-24-4-2 QUIET, PEACEFULL PROPERTIES 01/2 of duplex -2BR/1BA off 6th St. Close to UF $625/mo. *New house in Alachua 3BR/2BA. $1395/ mo. Call 339-1824 5-29-5-2 $450/mo, No smoking, pets, or roommates. 1 bedroom, upstairs garage apartment. Central a/c, living room, kitchen, and study. Located 2 blocks to UF, student ghetto behind Norman Hall. Foreign students welcome. One year lease. Call John 352-316-4988 5-31-6-2 Walk to class. 2BR at Summit House on SW 16th Ave. Quiet & safe. Recently renovated. $795 per month plus dep. Available 8/1. Call 843-0582 or 843-0682 6-14-10-2 Rooms available in 4BR condo. 3 blocks from campus.includes all utilities. $395. Very nice, pool, laudry facility, park-like setting. 378-4626. Available now. 5-31-5-2 3240 NW 41st. Ave on bus line. 3BR/1BA on quiet street. Updated kitchen, fenced, screened porch, carport. $950/mo. Avail 8/1. Denise 407-509-4574 or Jen 352-495-7714 8-15-24-2 2BR/1.5BA TOWER OAKS. Sunporch, deck, tile floors, fenced yard, dishwasher, W/D, ceiling fans, close to UF and shopping. NS. $650/mo + $650 security deposit. Call 37471755-31-5-2 New Condo. Great location for UF -off University and 13th. 1BR/1BA. W/D. $750/ mo. Call 381-9200 or 337-1760 5-31-5-2 HISTORIC HOUSES Hardwd floors, ceiling fans, porches. 107 NW 4th Ave. 3BR/2BA. $1250/mo. 406 NW 10th St. 3BR/1BA $1250/mo. Bungalow. 3Blks to UF. First, last, sec. No Dogs. Call 373-3736 6-19-10-2 Luxury townhome 1.5 years old. 3BR/2.5BA. Great location. Minutes to 1-75, GHC, 20 mis. to UF & Shands $1400/MO incl. util & cable Owner/manager Call 352-472-9778 or 305299-3485 5-31-5-2 APTS and Homes for Rent BLKS to UP? Visit our website at www.merrillmanagement.net Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 5-31-5-2 1BR/1 BA 1 BLK TO UP! AVAIL NOWI Grad 11 Apts, 1236 SW 4th Ave. Central H & Air, Carpet, IncIds Wtr, Swg. Pst ctrl, Garbage $500/MO Laundry facilities. Merill Management Inc.352-372-1494 5-31-5-2 2BR/1BAApt. 5 Blks to UF St. Croix Apts. $650/MO 840 Sq Ft. Central H & Air, Laundry Facilities, IncIds. Wtr., Swg, Pst ctrl and Garbage 829 SW 5th Avenue., Avail Summer or Fall Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 5-31-5-2 2BR/1BA Apts, 1BLK to UF Wood floors. Central H & Air, 750 sq ft. 1238 SW 1st Avenue $650/MO. Avail Summer or Fall Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 5-31-5-2 2BR/1BAApt. 1 BLK to UFl Wood floors or carpet. Avail Summer of Fall Window A.C, Nat. Gas Ht. $625/MO 216 SW 12th St. Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 5-31-5-2 1BR/1BA Apts. 1 BLK to UF! 1218 SW 3rd Ave. $450/MO Wisdom A/C, Nat Gas ht. Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 5-31-5-2 MARCOTT APTS 1 BR/1 BA Apt. $500/MO 1029 SW 3rd Avenue, Central H &Air Carpet. Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 5-31-5-2 2BR/1BA Apt 1 BLK to UFI Carpet, Central H &Air $750/MO 1234 SW 1st Ave.Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 5-31-5-2 SPRINGTREE .3BR/2BA Home with Garage Central H &Air, Carpet 1400 Sq. ft. $1000/ MO 2704 NW 42nd Place Call Merrill Managemen Inc. 372-1494 5-31-5-2 3BR/1 BA Home, newly remodeled Central H & Air, Near Law School 217 NW 36th Drive $1050/MO Avail 8/15 Call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 5-31-5-2 PICKWICK PARK 4411 SW 34th St. #801 2BR/2BA Townhouse Central H & Air, Pool, Avail 8/15 $800/MO Call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 5-31-5-2 2320 NW 16th Avenue 3BR/2BA house $1500/MO Central H & Air, Carpet Beautiful home Call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 5-31-5-2 3BR/1BA Home $775/MO Central H &Air, Wood Floors 2801 NW21stTr Call Merrill Management Inc 372-1494 5-31-5-2 1 Room Efficciency, Tile Floors Window A/C, Screened porch Across from Stadium 1806 NW 2nd Ave. $450/MO Call Merrill Management Inc. 372-1494 5-31-5-2 Subleases 1 BR/1 BA in 2BR/2BA Oakbrook Walk $1050 total for early May-Aug 13. Negotiable. Sum A/B ok. Incl utilities, cable, intemet, W/ D, pest. 2 bus rts or walk to campus 352-2620497 5-22-7-3 Summer sublease $490/mo including furniture & utilities amenities. Private bath, washer & dryer, dishwasher 2 convenient bus routes. University Club. Call: 561-7065843 5-17-5-3 CAMPUS CLUB May -Aqg. $400/mo, furnished, all incl. Bus, pool, gym. Call Jon 407-361-7541 5-31-8-3 2 or 1 bedroom available in 2BR/2BA apt. May or June through Aug. Move in date flexible $300/mo and half utilities. Pets ok. Large floor plans. Call 727-433-1607 5-22-5-3 WINDSOR HALL SPACE FOR RENT. Near Sorority Row. Walk to UF. May, June, July. All inclusive building. Pool, gym. Call 954-473-0888 for appointment to see. 517-4-3 $250/mo Summit House 1BR in 2BR/1BA May-Aug. at 1700 SW 16th Ct. Furnished. Walk to campus. Close to Shands. Call 352-870-0631 5-22-5-3 SUMMER SUBLEASE IN 3/3 TOWNHOUSE APT. On UF Bus route, $465/mo EVERYTHING included! Avail ASAP 813-244-3865 5-29-5-3 Single, fumished, bedroom w/bath and kitchen. $535/month, utilities included. Price negotiable. 2 blocks from campus, pool, gym, cable. Summer months, anytime May -Aug. 941-228-4404 5-22-3-3 Male tenant wanted immediately in 3BR Just $300/month through July. 2 Christian roommates already in Towne Parc Apartments. Tennis, pool, bus. Call Eric at 352-219-2879 8-15-25-3 1 BR/1 BA @ Towne Parc SW 23rd Terr. $350/ mo (+elec) bus #9, 35 to UF.-May 19-July 25 (lease ends) Tennis, gym, pool, downstairs. AC & patio. Quiet. Call Jun 352-870-2803 5-29-5-3 LARGE ONE BEDROOM APT for summer sublease. Across from campus on corner of 14th St & 2nd Ave. Only $470/mo. Call 407-463-4057 for more into. 5-29-5-3 Female roommate needed. Beautiful new house w/sec alrm, bus stop, fast internet, cable, fenced bkyd. Quiet area, pool, pvt BA. Avail now thru Aug or longer. $500/mo incl all utils. Joyce 352-395-7462, 941-724-0961 5-31-6-3 2BR/1.5BA, 1045 sq ft $620/mo May, June, July. 309 SW 16th Ave. #129. 352-486-1609 or 352-376-1611 ext 4809 5-17-2-3 SUMMER SUBLEASE Recently remodeled 1/1 rent flex. Summit House, 1700 SW 16th Ct. Walk to Shands, vet school, UF. $595/mo. Option for a new lease. Call 376-9668 or 337-1760 5-31-5-3 CHEAP SUBLEASE IN MUSEUM WALK in a 3BR/3BA. Beautiful apartment and a very large room with a walk in closet. Close to campus!! The price is very negotiable! Contact Lauren 727-204-6446. 5-24-3-3 3BR/3BR University Glades. 3415 SW 39th Blvd. May FREE! Ask leasing office for rooms 134B or Call 617-5400 5-24-3-3 1BR/1BA, quiet, roomy, bus route, home away from home. Close to shopping, few miles from UF. Pets allowed. Incl water, sewer, garbage, pets control. $449/mo. Call 786-223-0221 5-31-5-3 "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers"

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THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2007N ALIGATOR, 17 Roommates UL ommates Roommates Rj ta 3Real Estate Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Cobblestone 377-2801 Hidden Lake 374-3866 8-15-25-4 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. 352-538-2181.Lv message. Private Owner 8-15-25-4 $250/mo Walk to campus Month-to-month rent. .Grea mates. Call 352-371-9409 Roommate wanted $400/ share 2BR/1.5BA furn. Tow campus. Free parking. W/D. 359-2243 5-17-3-4 College roommate. Country 4BA upgraded furnished co students. 1.5 miles to UF. W/D, cable, internet, util, & $470/mo. 386-672-6969 o 2BRs in wing of new 4/3 house, avail now. BR 5-24-5-4 have deadbolt locks, monthly maid service utils incl in $525/BR, cable, wireless, parkNeed F student/profession ing and on bus line. Club has hot tub, gym. IBA in Sun Bay ASAP. $2 Lori 850-212-9848. UFGatorHome@aol.com no deposit. Cats welcome 7-5-29-4 5-24-5-4 Female roommate needed. Live in Beautful Room available in 4BR/3B new house w/sec alrm, bus stop, fast inter16th Ave between SFCC & net, cable. Quiet area, pool, pvt bathroom. HS inet, new carpet & ceilin Avail April until Aug or longer. $500/mo Joyce & new oven. $380 all util inc 352-395-7462, 941-724-0961 5-31-13-4 $360 util inc. No cats or dog 5-31-10-4 2 Rooms available in 3BR/2BA house in SW neighborhood. 3 miles west of 1-75. NS, MALE ROOMMATES ne clean, responsible, grad/uppperclassman. Aug in new 4BR condo 5 No pets. W/D, hispd intemet & cable. $450/ + Sororoity Row on bus rot utils. 514-8580 6-21-20-4 included, private bath. Ca 821-6229 5-24-4-4 Need Roommate male to share a 4/2 House w/ three 23yr old guys S blks from UF., right PERFECT FOR GRAD/ME behind midtown. $425/mo. $600 Refundable Avail July 1st. 2 very larger dep. Must be UF student & good at beerpong. in large home 5 min to UF Move in today. 941-812-3720 5-24-10-4 each. Newly decorated. C 7-26-20-4 ROOM FOR RENT Lg Master Suite in new home; 15 min to VA, NEED ROOMMAT Shands & UF. NS professional only. All Util, HOUSE 3BR/1BA, 1.2 mil cable TV & wireless internet inct. $495/mo $300/mo rent + utils. Call 376-7632 5-29-7-4 .6814 5-29-5-4 JUMBLE "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content s & downtown. t student room6-7-10-4 mo +1/2 util to house. Close to Cable. Call 352side. Share 4BR/ ndo with 3 other Bus route, pool, newspaper incl. r 386-299-3396 al.to share 2BR/ 75/mo+ 1/2 util, I Call 256-6389 A house off NW UF. Cox cable, & g fans, DW, W/D I Another room at s 352-328-4995 eded starting in min from UF by te. $575/mo util 11 David @ 954D STUDENTS ooms w/pvt baths $550/mo + utils all 352-284-0979 E es from stadium. Mark @ 904-607Available from Commercial News Providers" -MEN .a a .m a Female vet student seeking NS roommate to share 2BR/1.5BA condo. Hi-spd wireless internet, local phone, security alarm & W/D included. SW area 2 mi. from UF. pool in complex, on bus route 20 & 21. Very close to gym & shops. pets welcome. I have 2 cats. Available August. $400/month + 1/2 utilities. Call Melissa @ (813) 453-8326 5-24-4-4 Large furnished room in elegant Victorian home for male grad student or professional. NS, quiet, low-key household. 376-3195 531-6-4 Female roommate, own bed/bath, furnished, Windsor Park, close to UF on bus stop, pool, hot tub, tennis, gym, $525, 1/3 utilities, avail Aug 407-361-1154. 5-29-5-4 GRAD STUDENT NEEDED 3BR/2.5BA new townhome. Gated, W/D, parking, bus, pool, & gym avail. $350/mo + utils. 727-729-1561 6-14-10-4 FEMALE ROOMMATE for 3/2 with DW, W/d. Approx 3 miles norht of UF. $450/mo utilities included. 352-207-6430 5-29-5-4 Female, non-smoker roommate wanted to share mostly fumished two bedroom apartment ONE BLOCK FROM UF, behind Chipotle. No pets. Call Sarah 352-262-9323, guaranteed parking. 5-31-6-4 Looking for female to share 4BR/2BA on farm 10 miles from UF. Pet friendly. $275/mo. Call Jen 352-495-7714 6-24-11-4 ROCKWOOD VILLAS Newly remodeled 2/2, 1BR avail for .male student. NS. W/D, fully furn except BR. Will fum if needed. $425/ mo +1/2 utils. Free local phone & wireless internet, cable. Call Nancy 352-494-6110 5-31-5-4 Sublets and Rooms Available All Florida Areas: All Major US Cities Browse available Rooms FREE! www.MetroRoommates.com 1-877-For-Rent (367-7368) 5-17-1-4 A roommate to rent 1 BR/1 BA in 3BR/3BA In renovated Rockwood Villlas. Call 339-6176 8-15-24-4 Everything included $450/mo. Luxury house w/garage @ Palm Grove. Share 3BR/2BA house w/a med student. NS female only. No pets. House has guest room Call 514-0316 6-12-8-4 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, TOWNHOMES, & HOUSES FOR SALE NEAR UF AT AFFORDABLE PRICES. SEARCH HERE OR RECEIVE A FREE COMPLETE LIST VIA E-MAIL. Visit www.mattpricerealtor.com or Call Today, 352-281-3551, Matt Price, Campus Realty. 8-15-25-5 Houses and Condos -3 blks from UFI Call Eric Leightman for all properties Walking distance to UF. 2,3,4 brs. Action Real Estate -Call Eric at 352-2192879 or 352-331-1133 8-15-25-5 1BR 3 blocks to UF & Shands. Newly remodeled, central A/C, W/D, luxury kitchen, tile/ Pergo, DW, very & private, many upgrades, big BR, ample parking, first floor, on bus route. $109,000. 352-362-6410 5-31-84-5 UfOGNSAT. -wh.O~G C 0 NEW 1,2&3BR Condos Starting at $159K By UF. Gated. Covered, assigned parking Matt & Tiffany Thomas -Realtors Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc. 352-494-0194 & 352-316-556 8-15-25-5 ackhi-' Setar'e Walk to UF and stadium from luxurious Jackson Square Condominiums. Built to last a lifetime Priced from mid-$250s Call 352-870-9453 8-15-25-5 2/2 off Archer between campus & 34th St. Just $126,900! Fully furnished with washer/ dryer & all appliances. Eric Leightman Action Realty 352-219-2879 8-15-25-5 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 8-15-25-5 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 8-1 5-25-S WANT TO OWN CLOSE TO CAMPUS? Student condos & houses for salel Close to UF, walk to campus! Go to HomesAtUF.com or call Steve Barry, Campus Realty 352 494-4996t 5-31-37-5 If you mould like to CONTRIBUTE TO BUILDING A HOME FOR HOMELESS SCHOOL CHILDREN in our community, please call Ken at 352-339-1,746 8-15-25-5 c o N D v M N I U M S Beautiful 1/1, 2/2, & 3/3 condos just 1.5 miles from UF & on the busline! Plenty of parking & fabulous amenities including resort-style pool &.spa, fitness room, basketball & tennis courts. Prices start at $119,900 with great buyer incentives. www.WindsorParkatUF.com. Amy Buese, Realtor, 352-222-7890 Anita Smith, Realtor, 352-514-7789 Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc. 8-15-47-5 Walk to downtown/UF! 2/1 vintage charmer Huge back porch, appreciating area. $105,000 Gore-Rabell Real Estate, Inc. 378-1387/352-DREAM T! 5-15-25-5 The i iat seHa .aile Want to get away from campus, but still be close to everything? Live a lifestyle of convenience in a 'new urban' village setting. Boutique shops, restaurants, pub & miles of trails 75% Sold! Call today 352-376-6737 www.villageathaile.com CoIdwell Banker The Condo Store 8-15-25-5 Would you like to Live Near UF? Stop Renting, Buy Now! Get your Free List of Condos Today, 24/7 www.CondosNearUF.com Campus Realty 336-3900 5-31-17-5 Live Close To Campus Stop Wasting Your Money on Rent Buy Now Free List of Homes Near UF 24/7 www.HomesNearUF.com Campus Realty 336-3900 5-31-17-5 Condos for sale. Fully renovated. 1, 2, 3 BR Condos. 5 minutes from UF campus and Shands Hospital. Starting at $121,900. Open Monday-Friday 9-6, Saturday 10-6, Sunday 12-5 Windmeadows Condos 352-376-3320 8-15-25-5 Huge 2001 Condo 2BR/2BA w/loft 1588 s/f. W/D, new app] & carpet, tiled kitchen. Energy Star home. RTS bus rte. 2 mi to UF. $216,500 Joshua Estes 278-3332 5-31-14-5 GRANTWOOO CONDOMINIUM BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION CLOSE TO UF AND SHANDS Starting in the mid $170's 2BR/2.6BA Townhomes Gated Community on Bus Route 2508 SW 35th Place OPEN HOUSE Th & F 2-5, Sat & Sun 1-4 Contact Birdie Murnane, Venture Realty of North Florida at 352-222-8888 or visit WWW.ALEXANDRACONDOS.COM 6-21-12-5 FOR SALE 2BR/2BA. Oakbrook Condo. 975 sq ft, walk to campus, 2nd story, poolside, tile floor, Great Location! Only $135,000 10-20k under asking price of similar units. Call Jim 352-854-2693 5-24-5-5 For Sale by owner. 3BR/2BA. 1424 sq ft. $209,900. Quiet neighborhood. 2 miles to UF. 7 min to Shands. Near shopping, bike rt. Ready to move in. All appliances, window covering, tile firs, ceiling fans. New AC, roof, alarm system, W/D, 219-3266 or 317-6999 5-29-5-5 Vision South Condo's 1016 SW 8th Ave. 1 BR & 2BR 2.5 BA Townhouses Walk to UF New, ready by September! Price $174,000 & $287,000 Gore Rabell Realty 378-1387 www.gore-rabell.com 8-15-25-5 PRIVATE INVESTOR WANTS TO BUY INCOME PROPERTY. ***Will look at all, any conditionSOg Divorce, foreclosures, estates. *0352-224-5611000 7-10-15-5 CasablanCa 2BR/1.5BA Condo for sale-$130,000. All major appliances, included. 15 min. bus ride to UF. Call American Dreams Realty, LLC (352) 338-7505. 527-Condo For Sale: OAKBROOK WALK 2/2 in beautiful setting; walk to UF; $174,900. 352-373-9140 x24 or 800-388-9140 6-7-8-5 SPACIOUS CRICKET CLUB 4BR/2.5BA great amenities, carport. New appliances. $168,900. Call 941-737-1560 or 352-207-3380 5-29-5-5 TOWNHOUSE 5 BLOCKS FROM CAMPUS 2/2.5, 1176 sq ft, 2-story, washer/dryer, clubhouse w/pool & gym, on main bus route. 3870 SW 20th Ave. $159,000. 786-205-2618 7-12-16-5 BEAUTIFUL HOME NEAR UF & NATURE 2500 sq ft, 3BRI2BA, fireplace, wood floors & much more. $185,000/OBO. 106 SE 71st Terr. Call 352-316-1637 6-14-10-5 For Sale By Owner: 2516 NW 19t Way, Gville. 3BR/2BA, 2200 sq ft cottage rm the woods. 2 mi from UF. Completely updated $349,000. For appt call 352-317-6096/352376-9946 8-15-25-5 For Sale By Owner Hailey Garden condo. 2/2.5, living, dining, kitchen, front & back porches. W/D, 1.5 years old. HOA. Immaculate cond. Avail 6/1/07. $172,900. Appt only. 386-426-1340, 386-21,2-2422 5-31-6-5 0, .0,

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18, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2007 Real EEstat Real Estate Furnishings Furnishings computer' N. N4. PARRISH REALTORS' man parrish .com Contact Coldwell Banker M. M. Parrish Realtors today to find out more information on our many condominium communities. There's something for every lifestyle! Magnolia Place Condominiums -a luxury lifestyle gated community of townhowes: 352.377.4977. The Palms -luxury urban living .n new construction: 352.372.5375. Summit House Condominiums -steps away from Shands and campus: 352.372.5375. 8-15-25-5 Attention! Condos & Townhomes starting at $116,900. close to campus & shopping. On bus routes. Call Joseph Freck 284-1537 or Chet Harris 258-3826 Realtors ERA Trend. 5-24-4-5 The Oaks Condominiums New Construction 2BR/2BA condos starting in the low $140s. Located near UF. Contact Dawn Johnson 352-514-9508 7-31-20-5 Quiet Cottage in Micanopy. 15 minutes from UF. 2/1 with hardwood floors and large fenced back yard. $134,000. 4660965 or 213-5283 5-24-3-5 AUCTION APALACHICOLA, FL, June 9th, 11am, 20 Properties. Condominiums, Gulf View & Gulf Access Lots, Historic District Home, St. George Island Lots rww.jdurhamauctions.com (800)342-2666 J. Durham & Associates, Inc., J. Hendry & Associates, Inc. AB#2013 AU2608. 5-171-5 Never Rent Again! Buy, 3BR/2BA $16,000! Only $199/Mo! 2BR $15,0001 5% down 20years 8%. HUD Homes Available! For listings (800)366-9783 Ext 5796. 5-17-1-5 3BR/2BA Foreclosure! $32,000! Only $278/ Mo! 5% down 20 years @ 8% apr. Buy 6/BR $215/Mo! For listings (800)366-9783 Ext 5853. 5-17-1-5 HUD HOMES! 4BR/2BA $199/mo! Stop Renting! 5% dw, 20 yrs @ 8% apr. 5BR/ 3BAtForeclosure! $317/mo! For Listings (800)366-9783 Ext 5798. 5-17-1-5 PALM HARBOR HOMES Certified Modular & Mobile Home Specialists. Call for FREE Color Brochures (800)622-2832. 5-17-1-5 Daniel Boone Log Home Auction Asheville, NC -Sat. June 9th. 26 New Log Home Packages to be auctioned. Take delivery up to one year. Package includes sub-floor, logs, windows, doors, rafters, roofing, etc. Call (800)766-9474. 5-17-1-5 HUD HOMES! 4BR/2BA $199/mo! 6BR/4BA Foreclosure! $215/mo! Available Now! 5% dw, 20 yrs @ 8% apr For Listings (800)3669783 Ext 5760. 5-17-1-5 PALM HARBOR HOMES 30th ANNIVERSARY SALE!!! Huge Discounts, Easy Financing, 0% Down when you own land. Hurry while this offer lasts!! (800)6222832. 5-17-1-5 ON-SITE AUCTION 15321 37th Court East, Parrish, FL Thursday, May 24th @ 7:00 PM, Open @ 6:00 2005 Custom Built, 1.6 Acre, Estate Home with Lake & Preserve Views 4,000 + Sq. Ft. of Living Space, 4 BR / 4BA, & 3 Car Garage For more information, please go online to www.vanderee.com Or call anytime (941)488-3600, Neal VanDeRee Auctioneers. 5-17-1-5 So. Central FL 3 Acre Lake Access Was $179,900 NOW $79,900. Located in private gated lakefront community. Lake views. Exce!Fin. Owner must sell. Call (888)3208399 x 2008. 5-17-1-5 North Carolina Cool Mountain Air, Views & Streams, Homes, Cabins & Acreage. FREE BROCHURE (800)642-5333. Realty Of Murphy 317 Peachtree St. Murphy, N.C. 28906. www.realtyofmurphy.com. 5-17-1-5 GATED 10 ACRE ESTATES -horses OK, near National & State forests. Owner financing, np closing costs. $89,900. (800)3525263 Florida Woodland Group, Inc. Lic RE Broker 5-17-1-5 BEAUTIFUL N. CAROLINA. WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA MTS FREE Color Brochure & Information MOUNTAIN PROPERTIES with Spectacular views, Homes, Cabins, Creeks, & Investment Acreage. CHEROKEE MOUNTAIN GMAC REAL ESTATE. cherokeemountainrealty. com Call for free brochure (800)841-5868. 5-17-1-5 LAKE PROPERTIES Lakefront and lake view homes And parcels on pristine 34,000 acre Norris Lake in E. Tennessee Call Lakeside Realty (888)291-5253 Or visit www.lakesiderealty-tn.com. 5-17-1-5 COLORADO RANCH SALE 35 AC$36,900 Easy Access, sunset views. All utilities, surveyed. Financing available. Call owner today! (866)696-5263 x 2595. 5-17-1-5 LIMITED TIME OFFER 100% FINANCINGNO PAYMENTS FOR 2 YEARS Gated Lakefront Community of the NC Blue Ridge Mtns. All Dockable 90 miles of Shoreline start $99,000. Call Now (800)709-LAKE. 5-17-1-5 ESCAPE FLORIDA'S HIGH COSTS! Lake Access from $49,900 Dockable Lakefront from $194,900 Exclusive, private community on Lake Guntersville in Northern Alabama. Featuring gated entrance, paved roads, clubhouse, boat launch, marina, underground utilities and estate-size parcels in park like setting. No time requirement to start building. Excellent financing available. NEW PHASE RELEASE -THE OAKS SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2007 Call to schedule your tour (888)525-3725 X.2521 www.theoaksgpi.com Taylor Hicks -our newest lot owner -will be on hand to greet appointment holders on 5/19/07. 5-17-1-5 SMOKY MOUNTAIN & LAKEFRONT LUXURY CONDOS Exclusive agents for HarborCrest & RiverStone Resort & Spa. Prices from $234,900 to $569,900. (800)628-9073, RiverStoneRealty.com or HarborCrest.net. 5-17-1-5 NANTAHALA LAKE LOT with old fish camp and 2/BR septic permit, close to public boat ramp. $225,000.00 Valleytown Realty http: //valleytownrealty.com (800)632-2212 valley townrealty@verizon.net. 5-17-1-5 NC MOUNTAINS Large 2 to 10 acre tracts in last phase of popular gated mountain community with great view, trees, waterfall & large public lake nearby, paved private access, $69,500 and up, call now (866)7898535. 5-17-1-5 Escape to the Mountains Sat. June 2nd Special one day savings. Explore this community of mountain homesites in North Carolina. Call for details (866)930-5263. 5-17-1-5 JUST $195.22/ month* 1+ acres with FREE Boat Slips! Nicely wooded lake access property in brand new premier development on spectacular 160,000 acre recreational lake! Prime waterfronts available. Call (800)7043154, x 1113. Price $34,900, *20% down, balance financed 30 years, 7.5% fixed, OAC. 5-17-1-5 TENNESSEENORRIS LAKE lots, cabins & condos available. Luxurious, rustic setting. Investment rentals or yearround living. www.TheWillowsAtTwinCove.com Sherry Shope, Gables & Gates, Realtors (800)4889191. 5-17-1-5 Coastal GA! 119 Acres$234,900. GA! FL border. Mature pines, abundant wildlife, black rail fencing. Long road frontage utilities. Potential to -subdivide. Excellent financing. Call now (800)898-4409 x 1163. 5-17-1-S GA/ FL Border Huge Savings! 23.55 AC, only $99,900 (was $124,900) Coastal region. Wooded, loaded w/ wildlife. Easy drive to St. Simons Island! Subdivision potential! CALL NOW (800)898-4409 X 1178. 5-17-1-5 Furnshins BED -QUEEN -$100 ORTHOPEDIC Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. -8-15-25-6 BED -FULL SIZE -$75 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 8-15-25-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT -$350 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. 352-3727490 8-15-25-6 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. 8-15-25-6 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 8-15-25-6 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 8-15-25-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846 8-15-25-6 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 8-1525-6 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 8-15-25-6 **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. 8-15-25-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $100 352-377-9846. 8-15-25-6 BedAll New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516. 8-15-25-6 *4 lewish i ~~ Chabadlubavitch Jewish Student Center -Your home away from home. -Friday Night Live! -Services & Shabbat Dinner. -Summer A/B 8:30pm -352-336-5877; 2021 NW 5th Ave. -www.JewishGator.com -(5 blocks north of the stadium) NonDenonination The R ck oa inesville ThEtock is a non-denominiona Christian Church, making a ed effort in the college scene in 20. Our college group RockUt if e meeting by campus Wednesday ngt. (8PM) at the Baptist Student Center (on University Avenue) For ,et campus actvites, fisit wwwrocficom Weekend services areupdays at 8 and Ilam, call 352-331'ROC'Kor nst w therockotme o BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 8-15-25-6 FUTON -$60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 8-15-25-6 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 8-15-25-6 Hot Tub/Spa -$1295 Brand New Loadedl Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery, MUST SELL 352-372-8588 8-15-25-6 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 8-15-25-6 BEDS. FURNITURE. FUTONS LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av. New Used 0 Buy 0 Sell 8-15-25-6 BEDS FUTONS FURNITURE Quality furniture at reasonable prices. Morrells Furniture Outlet, 140 NW 6th St. 352-378-3400 Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfurniture.com 8-15-25-6 IFcomputers CASH PAID For Laptops Sales/Service 336-0075. Power Supplies & Drives. Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 8-15-25-7 www.AComputerGeek.com 8-15-25-7 Computer Help Fast A+ Computer Geek House/Dorm 59 min response. No waiting/ unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/ ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 333-8404. www.AComputerGeek.com 8-15-25-7 COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 8-15-25-7 .Electronics 32" RCA TELEVISION for sale. 1 year old/perfect condition. $130 OBO. Call Justin at 321-446-8923 5-17-1-8 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) 8-15-25-9 For Sale PARKING: Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 8-15-25-10 UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS are underway. bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: http://www.surplus.ufl.edu/online/ 8-15-96-10 TELESCOPE DS 2000 Series by Meade Polaris D52-114, all extras Best reasonable. 352-486-1380 5-24-6-10 2 H-Barber Chairs $200 each For more info. Call 374-8451 5-29-5-10 What Destroys Relationships? Answer pg 446 Buy and Read Dianetics by L. Ron Hubbard Send $8.00 to: Hubbard Dianetics Foundation, 3102 N. HabanaAve., Tampa FL 33607 (813)872-0722. 5-17-1-10 -~BURN NonDenommnatio Teinity Metropolitan Conmunity Offering truly opened inclusive Chrisuian worship. Sunday worship, 10:in.116.04 SWrArcher Road for info, call 352-376 1100 or visitA mccgainesville com. "Tearng I wn Walls Building Up Hope" F -o~NLY YOU CAN PREVENT FOREST FIRS

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THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2007 0 ALLIGATOR, 19 a1 For Sale W Motorcycles, Mopeds AuItos Wanted Help Wanted METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$ buy direct from manufacturer. 20 colors in stock with all accessories. Quick turn around! Delivery Available. (352)498-0778 Toll free (888)3930335 code 24. www.GulfCoastSupply.com. 5-17-1-10 ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do you earn $800/day? 30 Machines, Free Candy All for $9,995. (888)629-9968 B02000033. CALL US: We will not be undersold! 5-17-1-10 Earn 5K Monthly Guaranteed! Work from your location. Get monthly checks. A refund at tax time and a trip to Maui. www.gojiandgrowrich.com Paul (800)7980999. 5-17-1-10 Six-figure income potential! Work from your location! Earn $$$ like Wall Street Pro's! Call now -(866)353-0036 www.BigSmartyStocks. com. 5-17-1-10 ycles, Mopeds, ** SCOOTERS ** RPM MOTORCYCLES INC SALES, SERVICE, PARTS Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St. www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974 8-15-25-11 ***SOLANO CYCLE*** Scooters from $899. Largest selection from KYMCO, Daelim, Hyosung, Adly, Go-Ped, Schwinn, others. 2 yr warrantees. 3550 SW 34th St 338-8450 solanocycle.com 8-15-25-11 *****New Scooters 4 Less***** Created by Students for Students! Brand new scooters at incredible prices! 1901 NW 67th PI Ste C, 336-1271 www.NS4L.com 8-15-25-11 I MOST WA Ricardo Mendoza White Male (DOB 04/03/73); 5'06", 180 lbs, Black Hair, Brown Eyes Wanted for: Sexual Battery By Use of Threat of Deadly Weapon, False Imprisonment and Aggravated Assault With A Deadly WeaponALACHUA COUNTY CRIME STOPPERS Call (352) 372-STOP ***GatorMoto*** We have moved to a temp. location as we await the completion of our new state of the 'rt 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 8-15-25-11 SCOOTER SERVICE New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service rates! Will service any make/mode. Low pickup/dropoff prices. $19.99 oil changes. Call us! 336-1271 8-15-25-11 SWAMP CYCLES 534 SW 4th Ave. Largest Selection of E-bik6s, Scooters, Motorcycles, Offroad, & Accessories! Best Prices and Customer Service!! www.swampcycles.com 8-15-25-11 ***www.BuyMyScooter.com55" Buy A New Scooter 0 Buy A Used Scooter All on one site! Check the website or call 336-1271 for more infol 8-15-25-11 **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 8-15-25-11 ****CASH PAID**** For.MOTORCYCLES -Fast and convenient Running or not. Any bike 1970 to 2007 I will pick up. Call TODAY 352-441-0442 815-25-11 GATORMOTO is Gainesville's #1 service facility. We repair ALL brands of scootes. Pickups available. Lowest labor rates around. Quickest turnaround time. Run by Gator Grads so we know how to treat our customers! 376-6275 8-15-25-11 'Autos FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAROL ORunning or not!O NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS *Over 10 yr svc to UF students OCall Don @ 215-7987 8-15-25-12 CARS -CARS BuyOSell*Trade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 8-15-25-12 OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000 SELECT MOTOR CAR THE YELLOW BUILDING 2715 N MAIN 377-1616 www.selectmotorcar.us 8-15-25-12 $500! POLICE IMPOUNDS! HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC. For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622 8-15-25-12 Grand Opening Sunrise Auto Sales 3630 N Main St. 352-375-9090 Buy Here, Pay Here 8-15-25-12 Sunrise Auto Sales 3630 N. Main St. 352-375-9090 No credit check Bring W-2s and Drive home today. 8-1525-12 Sunrise Auto Sales 352-375-9090 $2000 off all financed vehicles Warranty available Wide selection of vehicles 8-15-25-12 Sun City Auto Sales 2306 NE Waldo Rd 352-338-1999 Buy Here, Pay Here No credit check 8-15-25-12 Sun City Auto Sales 352-338-1999 Bring W-2s & drive home today /ide selection of vehicles $2000 6ff all financed vehicles 8-15-25-12 JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY! 000 FREE 0 FREE 0 FREE FREEOOO MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY! CALL DON 215-7987 8-15-25-12 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 8-15-25-12 **HEADLINERS SAGGING?** POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK? On site available. Call Steve 352-226-1973 8-15-25-12 99 SATURN SL Good condition. 90k miles. MUST see. $3000. OBO. For more info or to test drive, call 727-433-1607 5-22-5-12 *FAST CASH PAID* For any car, truck, or SUV -Running or not. '94 and up. Call Segovia 352-284-8619 815-26-12 2005 Nissan Altima SL2.5 f(: sale $13,000 and in great shape. Power seats, etc., leather int., Call Julie at 871-5354 6-14-10-12 2004 CADILLAC ESCALADE 49,000 miles, $32,800 OBO, company car, silver color, one owner. More info. Visit www.blue4.com/car/ or call 352-262-0444 8-15-25-12 95 TOYOTA TERCEL Bright red, grey interior, excellent condition. 78k miles. 1 owner. AM/FM/CD, new tires, new paint, A/C, 35mpg. Fun car to drive. $4000. OBO. Call 386-437-9805 5-29-5-12 FORD MUSTANG 2001 Excellent condition inside & out. Green, 2 6r, coupe, V-, 5 spd, 74k mi, alloys, spoiler, 6-disc CID, AM/PM, tint, AC, PS, FL, PW, tilt, cruise. $5799. Call 352-494-6145 614-10-12 HONDAACCORD 2005 Value package. 8000 miles. Almost new car! KBB value $16,150. I will give it to you for $14,000. Contact me before May 21st. -trytowin@uf8.edu 352-359-0663. Hurry up! 5-29-5-12 2000 HONDA CIVIC EX 4 door. Excellent condition. Loaded. Gold. $6000/OBO. Call 352-317-1881 7-3-12-12 Acura Integra 1994 $700! Police Impounds for Sale! Honda Civic 1992 $500 More Cars available Now, For listings Call (800)3669813 x 9275. 5-17-1-12 Police Impounds for Sale! Honda Civic 1992 $500! Chevy Pickup 1994 $500! Ford Mustang 1993 $900! For listings Call (800)366-9813 Ext.9271. 5-17-1-12 $500 Police Impounds! Cars From $500! Tax Repos, US Marshal and IRS sales! Cars, Trucks, SUV's, Toyota's, Honda's, Chevy's, more! For listings Call (800)425-1730 x2384. 5-17-1-12 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 ell Call Jim 376-8090 or 2228090 8-15-25-13 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 5-24-74-13 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 5-24-74-13 WANTED: 10 HOMES To Show Off Our New Lifetime Exterior Paint Call Now to see if your home qualifies. (800)961-8547. (Lic.#CBC010111) 5-17-1-13 Help Wanted 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 the independentflorida aliigiior 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. the independent florida ailigtir ADVERTISING OFFICE MANAGER Enthusiastic, positive attitude, detail oriented, organized individual needed to coordinate daily office procedures. Career Staff position. Must work well under pressure meeting daily deadlines. Possess excellent cutomer service skills. Duties include procedural training with a constantly changing student sales staff. Working knowledge of Microsoft Access, Word and Excel. 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 to: tcarey@alligator.org No phone calls please. EDE 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. 8-15-25-14 Animal Care Tech looking for hard working person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will train, PT to start with more hrs possible. Start at $7.00/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024 between 9-4 M-F. 8-15-25-14 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 8-15-25-14 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 8-15-25-14 $$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$ For gently used brand name Clothing/accessories & furniture $Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 815-25-14 SECRET SHOPPERS Needed for evaluations of Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters Flexible Hours, Training Provided Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254 8-15-25-14 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. 8-15-25-14 Gator Domino's is growing again. We are looking for career oriented learn members. 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 atwww.gatordominos.com 8-15-25-14 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: Greatwork environment. Apply in person. 7404 NW4th Blvd. Across from Home Depot. No calls please 5-31-142-14 POLITICAL CALL CENTER Phone reps seeded ASAP for Political & Corporate Campaigns. Up to $5/hr + bocus potential. 371-5888 ext 111, 4112 NW 22 Dr. 8-15-25-14 000 SOCCER COACHESOSS needed for GSA rec and camp youth teams. Experience required. License preferred for comp. For info: conlact@gainesvillesoccer.org or 379-5979 PARADIGM PROPERTIES Leasing Consultant, PT Sales & customer service exp. EOE, DFWP 220 N. Main; 352-375-2152 X301 x301 www.teamparadigm.com 8-15-25-14 Ladies Be Your Own Bossll Moms Helping Moms Earn Residual Incomell Set Your Own Hours and Days. Need extra cash? We can help. cPlease visit our website. www.athomeiam.com 815-25-14 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 PIZZA HUT Now hiring. Drivers. Part time & full time. 5004 NW 34th St. 373-7733. Apply in person. 8-15-25-14 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. 8-15-25-14 DELIVERY DRIVERS up to $12/hr. KITCHEN HELP $6.75/hr. CALIFORNIA CHICKEN GRILL 378-2442 8-15-25-14 GRADUATING PREMEDS ONLY Clinical Assistant for full time patient care. Will train. Email resume, MCAT, GPA to Dr. Levy afn22025@cox.net 6-21-30-14 OFFICE ASSISTANT FT outside/inside versatile, loves to read, enjoys wd,,: & language(s). Excellent computer skills. I yr+ commitment. Resume to: 626 NE 1st St. 32602 or PaulSRothstein@yahoo.com 6-14-28-14 LANDSCAPERS for commercial properties needed. PT/FT. VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE & CLEAN BACKGROUND A MUST Experience preferred. Call 352-222-1904 5-31-18-14

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20, ALLIGATORS THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2007 Help Wanted H Help Wanted Help Wanted Help Wanted *SOFTWARE DEVELOPER ONETWORKADMIN. *TECH SUPPORT SALES CONSULTANT LAWN MAINTENANCE SHIPPING TECH Send reume to hr@gleim.com www.gleim.com 5-24-4-14 Apartment Hunters Looking for energetic, self-motivated people. Nights + weekends a must. 352-336-9349 5-17-12-14 PROJECT MANAGER TRAINEE For blind manufacturer & installation company. Construction exp helpful. 352-339-4600 5-24-11-14 FIREWORKS STAND OPERATORS Needed: Male/female, no experience necessary, excellent pay. June 20 -July 5. Apply in person 8820 US Hwy 301 S. Riverview, FL 813-677-1874 6-19-19-14 NANNY ASAP for adorable 5 mon old: full days MT, W 36 hrs/wk $9/hr; now & fall; Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume, pix, schedule to gnv@nanoneone.com 5-319-14 Full time NANNY for 2: newborn + toddler; good $$, M-F, exp/refs NOAH'S ARK NANNY e-mail resume. pix, asap to gnv@nanoneone.com 5-175-14 MAUI TERIYAKI Now hiring cook & cashier, PT/FT. Apply in person 600 NW 75th St. Benefits include FREE MEALS 6-24-14-14 m it Now Hiring Experienced Notetakers and Editors SUMMER 2007 Apply Online at www.SmokinNotes.com 5-24-6-14 SUMMER WORK GREAT PAY Immediate FT/PT openings custonrA sales/svc. No exp nec. cond apply. All ages 17+. 352-372-6697 6-21-14-14 Experienced IT Professional needed for full time position. Reliable transportation a must. E-mail resume to tech@gainesvillecsi.com 5-31-7-14 Market Analyst Rsch mkt conditions to determine sales. Examine & analyze stat data to forecast & track trends. Gather & analyze competitor info: prices/ sales/distrib. & mkting. Measure effect: mkting, advert & comm. programs & strategies. Req: 2 yrs exp & Masters -40 hrs. -Pay $51K/yr -Morriston, FL Send Resume to RG Stables 9127 NW 150 Ave., Morriston, FL 32668 5-31-7-14 Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q in Gainesville is now hiring for assistant managers! We offer competitive pay and a smokin' benefit package including 401(k)! Please fax your resume to 407-475-3393 or email bkanupp@sonnysbbq.com for a great opportunity! 5-17-3-14 SCHOOL BOARD OF ALACHUA COUNTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM AT VARIOUS LOCATIONSInterviewing NOW for jobs beginning August 13th. Leave for the summer knowing you have a job when you return in the Fall. ACTIVITY LEADERS$10/hrBachelor's desired or successful experience working with ATi6dren. AIDE i -$8.44/hrHS or equiv. min. 3 years. Exp. As teacher aide or equiv. Combo of training & exp. working with children. Hours required M,TTh, F1:45-5:30, Wed12:30-5:30PM DRUG TESTING REQUIREDBACKGROUND CHECK CONDUCTED-AA/ EOE CALL 955-7766 FOR INFORMATION. Submit application, resume, 3 reference letters & transcript to SBAC personnel 620 E. Oniversity Ave. 5-24-4-14 Office WorkerMust be able to work Summer C, Fall, & Spring. Average 10-15 hrs/wk in home office. Must have -transportation. Honest & a hard worker. Email fraternityma n629@bellsouth.net We will email you a job description. No phone calls. 5-24-4-14 COLD STONE CREAMERY will soon audition happy, energetic Scoopas for its Newberry Road and Archer Road stores. Earn' $8.50 + while having fun! Positions begin immediately. Choose either Gainesville location when you apply on our web site. Visit ColdStoneCreamery.com, then choose Best Jobs Ever, then choose Local Store Job listings (please include your email address). Nights and weekends a must. 5-17-2-14 $10-12 HOUR Mortgage lender has immediate openings for college students for telephone sales positions. No exp required. Flexible hours. Apply in person between 3-6 PM Mon-Fri. 1900 SW 34th St. Suite 206. (2nd Floor above credit union) 5-24-4-14 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 5-244-14 JAVA DEVELOPER Experience in Tomcat web applications required. FT or PT.Salary and benefits. Send resumes to careers@austinmichael.com or call 352-367-8525. 8-15-25-14 WEB/ PHP DEVELOPER Exp. in HTML, PHP, and MySQL required. Photoshop/ Flash a plus. $12 +/hr. Send resumes to careers@austinmichael.com or call 352-367-8525 8-15-25-14 Litigation Paralegal for small business litigation firm. FT duties include document control and organization, scheduling and calendaring, client communications, trial preparation, organization of exhibits and aid in preparation of depositions and hearings. Ability to learn and use various computer software is essential. Competitive pay scale. Start date is in August. Please send resume and undergraduate transcript to: P.O. Drawer 1168, Gainesville, FL 32602, or fax (352-375-6249. 6-14-10-14 Legal assistant for small business litigation firm. PIT (flexible hours). Computer skills required. Send resume to: P.O. Drawer 1168, Gainesville, FL 32602, or fax (352) 3756249. 6-14-10-14 Heavenly Ham works around your schedule. $7.50/hour to start. Need front counter persons, delivery drivers, kitchen prep and sandwhich makers. Apply in person 3832 Newberry Road. 5-31-6-14 WEB/PHP DEVELOPER Experience in HTML, PHP, and MySQL required. Photoshop/Flash a plus. $12+/hr. Send resumes to careers@austinmichael.c om or call 352-367-8525 8-15-25-14 JAVA DEVELOPER Experience in Tomcat web applications required. FT or PT. Salary and benefits. Send resumes to careers@austinmichael.com or call 352-367-8525 8-15-25-14 Professor needs dictaphone typist Pick up cassettes at Haile Plantation office. Fax back typing next AM. $4.00 per page. Fax resume to 335-6925 5-24-4-14 Is offering Scholarships or cash equivalents, to hard working qualified students to attend class and take notes. Now hiring for Summer A, B and C. For more information Email: EinstiensEmail@aol.com. Or come by the Einstein's Note Store or call 37-notes 517-4-14 Female Care Giver Needed for 24 year old Disabled Daughter for the UF Summer Sessions with possibility of extension into Fall Semester. UF-student preferred. Reliable Low-Riding Car necessary to easily transfer her into your car for community outings. Luxurious working conditions in her home. Hours: Saturdays; 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. with possibility of additional backup hours; $10/hr. Call Jerry at 377-1306 5-17-2-14 Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches-Camping Services is looking for summer campus counselors. We're just 45 min from Gainesville/Ocala. Employment dates May 28-August 10. Please call Jason Gillett @352-447-2259 for more information. EEO/ DFWP 5-31-6-14 WEBSITE DESIGNER To enhance/redesign buisness website. Proficiency with Flash, PhotoShop, Java required. Please call Sebastian @ 339-3156 5-244-14 New Business Seeks Reliable Confident Sales Reps. No Exp Necessary PT Evenings Perfect Student or 2nd Job Up to $10 per Hour Paid Weekly, Paid Training, Flexible Schedule Leave Message @352-377-2573 5-29-4-14 MAINTENANCE HELPER PT/FT summer only. Basic maintenance and grounds. Apply in person at Tivoli Apartments 2841 SW 13th Street or Stoneridge Apartments 3800 SW 34th St. DFWP. 5-17-2-14 GENERAL MAINTENANCE Looking Glass Apartments Full (w/experience) & Part-Time Call 376-1111 -111 NW 16th St. 8-15-25-14 MARKETING MAJOR to market air taxi company based in Gainesville. Please email your resume to: scott@rdairservices.com or call Scott at 352377-7308 5-29-5-14 LEASING AGENT, PT Friendly, energetic person. Experienced preferred. 20 hrs/wk, Hourly & bonus. Great benefit pkg. Must be avail weekends. Apply in person 13400 Progress Blvd. Alachua or Hunters Crossing Apts. DFWP 8-9-24-14 BARN HELP needed immediately, Saturday and Sunday evenings. $7.25/hr, 6-8 hrs/week, must have experience with horses. Call 352-472-2991 or go to www.starquarry.com 5-22-3-14 PART TIME FRONT DESK POSITION available for chiropractic office. Must have friendly, outgoing personality. Strong organization and communication skills. Email resume drzdcl@netzero.net 5-24-4-14 CHILDCARE Starting now. Option for fall. PT flex hrs for great 2 & 4 yr old. Experience, NS, refs req'd. $10/hr to start. Email w/resume: rosenson@ufl.edu 5-17-2-14 ORDER TAKERS & CUSTOMER SERVICE POSITIONS PT or FT $7.50/hr to start. Call 338-6004. Wed-Sat. 5-29-5-14 NEIGHBORHOOD CANVASSERS Needed.$7/hr plus bonuses. Fun work, flexible hours. Must have own transportation 472-9077. 5-29-5-14 Teachers Needed Imagine Learning Center 371-5450 Taking applications from reliable, creative individuals who enjoy working with children 8-2525-14 UF Survey Research Center Telephone Interviewers NO SALES $7.50-$8.00/hr Flexible Scheduling Great Resume Builder 352-392-2908 ext. 105 8-15-25-14 FT or PT person for cuitomer service dept. Must type min 40 WPM, pleasant phone voice, able to handle heavy call volume. Knowledge of Word, Excel, Access. Apply at Jackson Stoneworks 1111 SE 22nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32641 6-12-9-14 Part-time Public Relations Student Assistant needed to promote the Healthly Gators 2010 coalition and its efforts. Go to www.healthyg ators.hhp.ufl.edu for more information. Apply by May 21. 5-17-2-14 GREAT SUMMER OPPORTUNITY no matter where you live. Set your own schedule! No high pressure, door-to-door, or telemarketing sales. Great compensation-long term employment possibilities. E-mail resurne or questions to cnemployment@gmail.com. Or, fax resume to 1-800-616-0258 w/Cover Sheet ATT Ms. RossMarketing Team Director. Please include all contact info w/ best time to call. No experience necessary. 5-17-2-14 I "Copyrighted Material)F Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" I rww FIIn

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THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2007 E ALLIGATOR, 21 Help Wanted Help Wanted Help Wanted Services Personals LABORATORY TECHNICIAN 1I (OPS) One temporary position available, 20 hrs/wk, to work in Apiary Africanized Bee Identification Lab preparing slides for morphological analysis. Knowledge of slide preparation, GLP and intensive use of a microscope is necessary. Requires HS diploma. Background in biological sciences or chemistry required. Starting salary $11.50. Apply in person to Jerry Hayes at the Doyle Conner Building, 1911 34th St., Gainesville, FL 32614, (352) 372-3505. Deadline to apply: May 18, 2007. Florida Dept of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry. EOE/AA 5-17-2-14 Choose your income, hours, and rewards. I Do! Start your own AVON business for $10 Susan Snyder. Ind. Avon Sales Rep. To sell or buy call 386-462-1401 or go to www.youravon.com/susansnyder 8-1525-14 YMCA Summer Employment Are you looking for a fun way to earn money during the summer?? Become a part of the YMCA team Everyday is a GREAT day at the YMCA!! *Camp -Counselors in Gainesville, Poe Springs, Micanopy and Lake City, OBus Drivers, Custodians, Gymnastics Counselors, Wellness Attendants, Child watch Attendants & Lifeguardsl! Apply in person Northwood YMCA 5201 NW 34th St. (352) 374-9622 EOE DFWP 5-24-4-14 Paramount Plaza Hotel & Suites/Lakeside Grill Is now hiring cheerful and energetic Banquet/Restaurant servers. Also hardworking kitchen staff. Apply within 2900 SW 13th ST 5-22-2-14 The Honey Baked Ham Co & Cafe is now hiring for front sales & sandwich prep. Approx 20-25 hrs/wk $7/hr starting pay. Apply in person 618 NW 60th St. (Behind McDonalds on Newberry Rd) Call 331-1253 5-29-4-14 TGR INVESTMENT, LLC Now hiring security personnel to monitor surveillance tapes. No experience required. Please call 352-379-2812 6-5-6-14 **DANCERS NEEDED** For adult entertainment company. Make' $1000+/wk. Flex sched 378-3312 8-1524-14 CAREGIVING POSITIONS for nursing, Pre PT, OT, pre-med students. To care for homebound elderly woman. Call Stephanie 330-6076 5-22-2-14 LIQUID GINGER ASIAN FUSION restaurant is now hiring for all positions. Please apply at 101 SE 2nd Place Suite #118 5-31-5-14 DRIVER OPPORTUNITY Gatorfood.com Potential earnings $14-$20/hr! Make your own schedule. Fun environment, great opportunity. For info contact Bianca 379-3663 8-15-24-14 NEED CASH $$$? Then join our growing team! Now hiring motivated, reliable, friendly and energetic team members for cashierthost & prep positions, PIT & FIT. Earn great pay while having funt Apply in person at Dragonfly Rolls 'n Bowls, 3117 SW 34th St #1, University Towne Center (next to Carrabbas). No calls please. 5-31-5-14 EXPERIENCED SWIM LESSON INSTRUCTORS & COACHES. PT evenings. Call Jill 335-0518 5-31-5-14 CASH in on the HUGE demand for domain names & web services world wide. Start FREE! Make money NOW Visit www.MY.WS/600BENZ 5-22-2-14 BABYSITTER/LIGHT HOUSEKEEPING About 15hrs/wk $7 an hour Spanish or Portuguese speaker ok Email deia05@uf8.edu or Call 352-281-7567 5-31-5-14 4 SALES POSITIONS FT/PT AND 2 POSITIONS WITH WEBSITE EXP, DATA ENTRY AND SITE MAINTENANCE. Gator Fever Archer Road 692-4472 or 6925597 5-31-5-14 Escape Day Spa in Haile Plantation is looking for outgoing and enthusiastic spa coordinators to answer phones, schedule appts., etc. Part time availability Mon-Sat. Please Fax resume to 352-335-2445 5-24-3-14 Civil/Environmental Engineer Jacksonville Beach, Florida Applied Technology and Management is a leader in coastal, water resources, and environmental engineering. We provide exciting, high potential career opportunities in a multidisciplinary environment. Our Jacksonville Beach office is seeking an entry level Engineer to assist in water and wastewater treatment facility design, collection systems design, master planning, construction drawing and specification preparation, bidding document preparation, and permit application preparation. Requires BS in Civil/Environmental, and some experience. Knowledge of WaterGEMs and SewerCAD modeling desired, FL El preferred. Applicant should be resourceful, be able to work in a team environment. Must be available for occasional travel in the US and abroad. ATM proudly offers competitive compensation and benefit packages and the opportunity to work in collaborative environment with co-workers who are experts in their respective field. Check out our website and submit resume to hr@appliedtm.com highlighting direct experience. Please include ref. #7024-A. ATM is a drug free/smoke free workplace. 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Sports THURSDAY, MAY 17,2007 ALLIGATOR www.alligatorSports.org Tournament hopes hinge on final series Tim Casey/ Alligator With NCAA and SEC Tournament bids on the line, UF coach Pat McMahon and the Gators need a strong outing this weekend against Tennessee. By ALEX WEINTRAUB Alligator Writer aweintraub@alligator.org It's do or die time for the Gators. Starting tonight, the UF baseball team (27-26, 14-13 Southeastern Conference) will have a chance to not only jockey itself into a good position in the SEC Tournament next week in Hoover, Ala. It can also build up its credentials for a bid in the NCAA Tournament. "It'saamazing how quickly the season has unfolded," UF coach Pat McMahon said. "I think our guys have battled their hearts, and I'm proud of them. We just need to continue to improve." UF hosts Tennessee (31-22, 11-14 SEC) -a squad in a down year by Baseball its own standards -at 6:30 p.m. Any possible conference tournament matchups are far from set in stone, but the Gators are guaranteed a bid if they take two of three this weekend. Where they end up will largely depend on the other SEC series being played. If the tournament started today, UF would be the No. 6 seed and play Mississippi State in the first round. The team has a remote chance to move up to the No. 3 seed if Mississippi State and South Carolina get swept, Mississippi loses its series and the Gators sweep the Vols. The Gators have the same record as Mississippi, but the Rebels own the tiebreaker because they defeated ihe current No.1 seed Vanderbilt once, while the Commodores swept UP. If the Gators are swept by Tennessee, the squad could miss the tournament altogether. The team is only a game and a half up on Kentucky, which currently owns the eighth and final spot in the tournament. SEE BASE, PAGE 24 1 14 b P UF hosts softball regionals By JEFF MILLER Alligator Writer UF first baseman Ali Gardiner transferred to UF in 2006 for two reasons: to follow in her father's footsteps and to win. She left the University of North Carolina-Wilmington after her freshman year -she was the Seahawks' leading hitter -to play at the same school for which her father, Wally, played baseball from 1970-73. "I've always wanted to go to Florida," said Gardiner, a sophomore. "I came here wanting to play more competitive ball. S"it has worked out well." S And it has worked out well for her new Gardiner team in return. Gardiner and the rest of the 13th-seeded Gators (46-20) will take the field. against Stetson (44-20) on Friday as a regional host in the 2007 NCAA Softball Tournament. The first game of the Gainesville Regional, between Texas (33-18) and Georgia Tech (53-14), begins Friday at 3:30 p.m. at the Florida Softball Stadium. UF went 1-1 last season against the Hatters, who are making their first NCAA Tournament appearance in school history. The Gators are making their eighth tournament appearance in their 11-year history. "We're looking good," said UF coach Tim Walton, adding that his squad can't rely solely on the right arm of ace sophomore pitcher Stacey Nelson (30-13, 0.94 ERA), even if that arm is "unbelievable." "(Stacey) has been the backbone to our success," he said. "She throws hard. She's very deceptive. She's quietly become the best fielding pitcher in the country. SEE SOFTBALL, PAGE 24 *1992: The UF women's tennis team earns its first national championship, defeating Texas 5-3. The Gators added another title in 1996 and a third in 2003. NBA: Detroit at Chicago ESPN, 8 p.m. IMLB : Texas at Tampa Bay FSN, 7 p.m. SIBaseball : Tennessee vs. UF McKethan Stadium, 6:30 p.m. E Men's golf: NCAA Tournmanet Golf Club of Georgia, Alpharetta, Ga. Today -Saturday "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" MLB Florida Pittsburgh NBA New Jersey Cleveland 4 3 83 72

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24, ALLIGATOR E THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2007 Freshman right-hander Mullaney key to Gators' improvement BASE, from page 23 UF has been an up-and-down tean! all season. Despite their SEC resume and taking four of six games from in-state foes Miami and Florida State, the Gators have struggled with consistency. The squad has dropped series to Virginia Military Institute and Kent State, as well as midweek games to Central Florida and North Florida. This inconsistency has prevented UF from securing an NCAA bid despite the fact that making it to Hoover is usually enough to guarantee a spot. "You want to play (in the NCAA tournament)," McMahon said, "but things have to unfold in other conferences for that to happen. "If the RPI holds, then all we need is more wins." The Gators have stayed in Mullaney the race for an NCAA bid largely due to the emergence of freshman Kyle Mullaney as the Friday starter. The right-hander is 4-1 with a 4.85 ERA and has won his last two starts. "Kyle has been a big help to us," McMahon said. "He's been one of the most consistent performers for our pitching staff." For Mullaney, it's about what he can do to help his team. "I'm just going to do what I can to help the team," he said. "We've made a lot of improvement since the beginning of the year. The freshmen, especially, got a-lot better." UF will have to continue its improvement if it hopes to make a splash at the SEC Tournament. The Volunteers still hold a longshot chance to make it to Hoover if they take the three-game set from the Gators. .6 "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" Take a University of Florida course at the UF/ AS Ingian River Research and Education Summer21307 offerings are: -strategic Selling -Advanced Natural Resource and Environmental Economics Prince 1of Irrgation Management TPrin p efor a course orto find out more about the UF location in Fort Pierce, contact Cpordinator of Student Support Services Kim Wilson at (772)468-3922, Ext. 126, or by email atrasi rks@u aedu, or on the web at: e,,edod $~ 3u4 Light Pitchers 0e Bud Light Pitchers $4 Jager Bombs SMLger-slPtdhers $4 Long rIands ghfc.com UF, Stetson both young SOFTBALL, from page 23 Walton stressed that the Gators' fate stands, instead, in the batter's box. "We have to hit better," he said. "We have to get more runners on base." The. Gators totaled four runs during their three SEC tournament games, including a 1-0 loss in the championship game to LSU. Like UF, the Hatters are young. Stetson's team is comprised of two seniors, four juniors, four sophomores and seven freshmen. UF has five seniors, two juniors, seven sophomores and two freshmen. The winner of the UF-Stetson game will take on the winner of Georgia Tech and Texas on Saturday. The two losers will also face off Saturday, as teams need to lose twice to be eliminated. Have Arolds 0rW Biaep In 30 S or YOUr Money ack. Ridiculous? Absolutely. But here's a promise that's real. Introducing Gainesville's only Unconditional 30 Day Money Back Guarantee. Afterjoining, if you aren't completely satisfied for any reason we'll refund your money. GAINESVILLE Health& Fitness Get The Most Out Of Life Call Today About Our Unconditional 30 Day Money Back Guarantee For Women 374-4634 e Men & Women Newberry Road 377-4955 Tioga Town Center 692-2180 Effective May 75, 2007