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THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008


Trustees approve Machen's budget cuts


By KATIE SANDERS
Alligator Staff Writer
ksanders@alligator.org

UF's Board of Trustees approved
President Bernie Machen's plans to shrink
the university's budget by $47 million on
Wednesday morning, resulting in about
130 layoffs.
The board, UF's highest governing
body, also granted Machen a 60-day exten-


sion to consult with faculty and depart-
ment chairs about which programs and
degrees should be cut following clamor
that decisions were not made with shared
governance.
No matter how it's finally carried out,
the multimillion dollar proposal will slice
6 percent from the budgets of all UF col-
leges and units.
Machen announced that the College
of Liberal Arts and Sciences will keep its


doctoral programs in French, German and
philosophy after they
were set to be cut.
However, the pro-
grams will not be al-
lowed to admit students
for three years starting
with the 2009-2010 aca-
demic year to help cope
with the college's $5.97
million budget cut.


Under the revised plan, the CLAS
dean could petition the provost to reopen
admission to the doctoral programs for
the fall 2012 semester after the 2011-2012
academic year.
The change means less faculty and staff
layoffs for CLAS, which was slated to lose
the most faculty of any college in the bud-
get proposal released May 5.
SEE TRUSTEES, PAGE 8


UF ADMINISTRATION

Institute cries foul


By JESSICA BRANDI
, Alligator Contributing Writer

After $200,000 in state funds
were cut from UF's Documentary
Institute, supporters of the insti-
tute argue that it was unfairly tar-
geted by the dean of the College of
Journalism and Communications.
The college will lose $580,000 as
part of UF's $47 million worth of
budget cuts. Aside from three va-
cant faculty and staff positions that
will be eliminated, the institute is
the only area of the college affected


"My goal is to maintain our
reputation and remain one
of the elite programs in the
country."
John Wright
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by the cuts.
The institute is a two-year grad-
uate program in which students
create documentary films.

SEE DOC, PAGE 8


By CASSIDY MIRABITO
Alligator Contributing Writer

Recent hard freezes, lack of rain
and gusty winds have dried out
Alachua County to the point of
creating fire risks.
The Alachua County
Commission and Chief Will May
Jr., the director of Alachua County
Emergency Services, issued a burn
ban that started Friday for the
county.
The county-wide burn ban
prohibits all outdoor fire hazards
such as firecrackers, sparklers and
burning garbage, said Chief Harry
Collins of the Alachua County Fire
Rescue.
Fires used for outdoor cooking


are permissible, but Collins said he
encourages all residents to keep an
eye on loose coals.
"It is very easy with the breezy
weather to have a simple fire get
away from you," Collins said.
Agricultural burn-
PubliC ing is allowed with
Safety a permit from the
Florida Division of
Forestry.
Krista Ott, Gainesville Fire
Rescue spokeswoman, said the
ban was issued to raise public
awareness of weather conditions
that are ideal for wildfires.
Ott said enacting a ban also de-
pends on the bum ban decisions of
SEE BURN, PAGE 9


* UF's Student
Senate voiced
concerns about
the impact of
budget cuts
on campus
diversity.
See story,
Page Four.


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Survivors of Interpersonal
Violence Art Exhibit
Reitz Union Gallery, 7 p.m. to
9 p.m., Friday
The 12th annual exhibition will
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Let's Go Downtown "Free
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UF ADMINISTRATION

IFAS able to avoid faculty layoffs after $9.5M cut


By KATIE SANDERS
Alligator Staff Writer
ksanders@alligator.org

UF's Institute of Food and Agricultural
Sciences will face the largest monetary cuts
of all UF colleges and administrative units
next year, when it will lose $9.5 million and
about 110 faculty and staff positions.
Though the figure is large, the multi-mil-
lion dollar purge is consistent with the 6 per-
cent cuts taken across campus, said Jimmy


Cheek, senior vice president of IFAS, in a over time."
Friday telephone interview. Because UF is the state's
The cuts will eliminate 14 faculty and 96 land-grant university,
staff positions, 44 of which are vacant. No there is an IFAS extension
faculty will be fired, but IFAS faces 66 staff office in each county and
layoffs. 13 research centers state-
Retaining faculty was Cheek's highest wide, said Jack Battenfield,
priority when deciding what to eliminate IFAS spokesman.
and what to protect, he said. He said staff cuts
"Faculty are the intellectual resource of Cheek were directed toward the
the university," he said. "We have to have institute's research centers
the capacity to fill some vacant positions across the state and in Gainesville.


Recent resignations and the arrival of
new grants provide unexpected funding that
could save some positions slated to be laid
off. Cheek said he anticipates the number of
proposed layoffs to be lower by July 1.
In addition to seeking private dona-
tions for UF's capital campaign, Florida
Tomorrow, Cheek said he has been encour-
aging faculty to seek grants, contracts and
endowments for more support.
"We've got to be more entrepreneurial,"
he said.


Bar specials put drinkers over legal limit, study finds


* LOCAL PARTICIPANTS
TOOK BREATH TESTS.

By NATHALY LONGAS
Alligator Contributing Writer

"Ladies night," "two-for-
one" and "all-you-can-drink"
- Gainesville bars offer all kinds
of specials to college partiers. But


according to a new UF study, the
deals could create a cocktail for ca-
tastrophe.
The study shows that those who
take advantage of specials are four
times as likely to leave a bar or club
with a blood-alchohol level exceed-
ing the legal limit for driving than
those who do not.
Virginia Dodd, the study's co-
author and UF assistant professor


of health education and behavior,
said people take advantage of drink-
ing specials because they see it as a
bargain.
"It's almost, I
UF believe, a game
Research to see how drunk
- you can get for
little or no money," Dodd said.
Participants were given breath-
testing devices to measure their


blood-alcohol level as they left
Gainesville bars.
Of the 291 participants, about
61 percent were men and about 39
percent were women.
The study reveals that gender
didn't come into play when it came
time for breath tests, Dodd said.
She said in a subsequent study,
researchers found that 65 percent
of women took advantage of the


specials compared to 52 percent of
men.
Researchers used breath tests
because they are more reliable than
self-reports, said Dennis Thombs,
UF health education and behavior
professor and leader of the study.
"Self-reports rely in memory,
honesty and sobriety," Thombs said.
"Many of the people outside bars
don't have any of these things."


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4, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008


Student Senate weighs in on recent budget cuts


* SENATORS VOICE CONCERN OVER
CUTTING LANGUAGE PROGRAMS.

BY ELIZABETH LEVA
Alligator Contributing Writer
Student senators unanimously passed a
resolution at Tuesday's meeting requesting
that the UF administration consider more


voices when making decisions about budget
cuts.
The resolution expresses the discontent
of senators and students who see future
faculty layoffs and program eliminations as
placing UF further from its commitment to
diversity.
The resolution will be presented at the
Faculty Senate meeting today.
The proposed elimination of the


Vietnamese and Korean undergraduate
language programs offended some senators,
who said the growing economies of those
countries will continue
Student to enhance their global
Government importance. Sen. Megan
Vu warned that if the
elimination occurs, other language programs
could be affected in the future.
Voting on (abinet appointees was on


the meeting's agenda but was delayed un-
til Tuesday's meeting after it was pointed
out that the Replacement and Agenda
Committee had not approved the appointees'
applications before they appeared before the
Senate. It would have been against Student
Body statutes to confirm the appointees.
Student Body President Kevin Reilly sent
the Cabinet hopefuls away with apologies
for their wasted time.


LOCAL NEWS

Though few respond to city survey, results are positive


By APRIL DUDASH
Alligator Staff Writer

The results are in.
After collecting and compil-
ing data since the end of January,
Gainesville's Strategic Planning
Division released the findings of
a citywide survey intended to get
feedback from the community.
Of those who completed the
survey, about 78 percent reported
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They also rated the overall im-
pression of city employees very
high, said Lila Stewart, city strate-
gic planner.
"Many of them felt that city
employees were very responsive,"
Stewart said.
The survey results were pre-
sented to the Gainesville City
Commission on April 28.
Possible follow-up actions
include city-staff workshops and


"Many of them felt that
city employees were very
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Lila Stewart
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multiple reminders, 264 surveys
were returned.
The response rate was 22 per-
cent, lower than the 25 to 40 per-
cent response typically received
by other cities conducting similar
surveys, Stewart said.
City officials are brainstorming
ways to reach UF and SFCC stu-
dents and to compare Gainesville
to other university 'towns, she
added.


The city used The National
Citizen Survey, which was spon-
sored by the International City/
County Management Association
in cooperation with the National
Research Center.
It was the first time Gainesville
used this survey, which cost $8,900
to implement.
Stewart said it can be used as
a helpful benchmarking tool, and
they plan to use it again in fall
2009.


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ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS

UF works to cut paper use


By ELIZABETH LEVA
Alligator Contributing Writer

Several UF departments have
formed a new awareness campaign
called "Think Before You Ink" to solve a
large financial and environmental prob-
lem - excessive waste of paper.
Kyle Cavanaugh, senior vice
president of administration, said the
campaign consists of three stages that
will be introduced over the summer.
The first stage focuses on reducing the
number of excessive printouts and pho-
tocopies produced on campus.
Anna Prizzia, UF sustainability out-
reach coordinator, said UF is one of the
only universities left in the nation that
allows its students to print from most
computer labs for free. She said UF
may have to begin charging for every
printout to emphasize the value of the
paper.
Cavanaugh said the second stage
aims to persuade faculty, staff and stu-
dents to post newsletters, magazines


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and reports online instead of distribut-
ing them as handouts.
Upon completion of the third stage,
UF will print large-scale publications
exclusively from a select group of certi-
fied printers based upon their levels of
service, affordability and sustainability,
Cavanaugh said.


For these programs
to work, Prizzia said
they need an internal
communication pro-
gram, which led them
to develop the Green
Team.


The Office of
Cavanaugh Sustainability wants
every college and department to con-
tribute to the Green Team, a volunteer
network to create awareness and en-
force sustainability practices, she said.
�We have such a decentralized
campus," she said. "I know people are
trying to promote their conservation
programs, but they can't reach all of
UF's areas at once."


College gets new PR chair


BY ELIZABETH LEVA
Alligator Contributing Writer

A new position, the first of its kind
in the United States, will soon come
to the UF College of Journalism and
Communications.
The college announced Tuesday the
creation of the nation's first endowed
chair of public relations with a focus on
public interest communications.
The Frank Karel Chair in Public
Interest Communications is named af-
ter one of the college's 1961 Alumni of
Distinction.
The Trellis Fund, the family founda-
tion of Karel's wife, Betsy Karel, will
grant $2 million to fund the position.
"So many people out there use com-
munications to try to change the world
to make someone money," Frank Karel
said. "But I hope this will motivate more
people out there to try and change the


world just to make it a better place."
Spiro Kiousis, UF public relations de-
partment chairman, said the state should
match the grant, raising the total gift to
$4 million.
The chair will teach graduate and
undergraduate students about his or her
experiences in promoting the importance
of non-profit and public interest organi-
zations, Kiousis said.
It will be a five-year
U ademF position, renewable
AcademicS only once to promote a
turnover of ideas and
innovation, he said.
John Wright, College of Journalism
and Communications dean, said this ad-
dition will enhance what is already one
of the most reputable public relations
programs in the country.
"This gift really speaks for Frank Karel
and who he is and how he lives his life,"
Wright said.


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6, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008


Yes, ladies and gentlemen, summer has finally arrived.
The Legislature has concluded one of the most painful
and pointless sessions in recent memory, Major League
Baseball is in full swing, the Sunshine State's signature swel-
tering temperatures are starting to return, and for many of
us here in the Gator Nation, it's back-to-school as a new se-
mester presents us with new opportunities to engage in one
of our favorite pastimes: procrastination. As we venture into
summer '08, however, we at the Department of Darts and
Laurels won't waste any time presenting to you, our loyal
readers, a hot and fresh, first-of-the-summer-edition of...



Darts & Laurels
' First up, we hurl a thanks-for-wasting-our-time-and-tax-
dollars-with-meaningless-political-pablum-instead-of-work-
ing-on-Florida's-ubiquitous-problems DART to the Florida
Legislature.
The deleterious effects of the biggest budget reduction in
Florida's history are directly responsible for the excruciating
budget cuts soon to be inflicted on the state's flagship univer-
sity - that's us. Bernie and Co. might be taking flack from
the UF community for their planned $47 million funding
reduction, but we must remember where that money comes
from and who appropriates it in the first place - that would
be the Legislature.
Our legislators deemed replica bull testicles, droopy
drawers, road rage and creationism in public schools to be
more important than solving the state's real problems.
Prison funding was increased, yet no money was to be
found for education or health care. What does it say about
our state when we're more concerned with building new
places to lock people up than we are with ensuring a quality
education for the next generation of leaders?
We can only hope that this fall's election proves to be one
of the "throw-the-bums-out" variety.
Florida needs leaders now more than ever. The
Legislature's performance this session shows that leadership
is in very short supply in Tallahassee these days.
Next up, we present a we-know-gas-prices-are-ridicu-
lous-but-wow-that's-messed-up DART to former Gator
football player Jamar Hornsby.
Hornsby has been charged with using Ashley Slonina's
gas credit card to fuel up for the past six months. Slonina, a
UF junior, was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident in
October along with freshman Michael Guilford, a teammate
of Hornsby's. Hornsby's misdeed goes far beyond the pale,
and we commend Coach Urban Meyer for quickly and judi-
ciously booting the depraved defensive back off the team.
Next, we present a thanks-for-actually-doing-your-job-
and-working-on-the-issues-that-matter LAUREL to Sen. Bill
Nelson.
In stark contrast to his counterparts at the state level,
Nelson has proven once again that his focus remains on the
concerns of his constituents.
This week, Nelson visited Gainesville to survey the Cabot
Carbon/Koppers Superfund site to raise awareness and
pressure the Environmental Protection Agency to, you know,
protect the environment.
Gainesville has been attempting to clean up the contami-
nated industrial site for more than a quarter-century, with
little success. Nelson's visit reinforces his commitment to
the environment and ensuring the safety and welfare of all
Floridians.
Last, but certainly. not least, we offer another green-
themed if-only-the-rest-of-our-elected-officials-actually-
did-something-substantive-and-sustainable LAUREL to the
Gainesville City Commission for moving one step closer to
establishing a biomass power plant here.
The commission voted unanimously to approve construc-
tion of the renewable energy plant this week. Although
there is still a contract to be negotiated between the city and
Nacogdoches Power of Boston, this is an encouraging devel-
opment toward realizing sustainability right here in the heart
of the Gator Nation.


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OBVIOUS TOWNE is running on time.

Guest column

Internet returns politics to the people


or the past 14 months, the top news stories through-
out the media have been the upcoming 2008 elec-
tion and the candidates who are in the running.
This election has been unlike any other in history
for a few reasons, the most obvious being that for the
first time, the nominee for a leading party (in this
case, the Democratic Party) will not be a white male.
This historic occurrence is not the only thing making this
election unique.
Throughout these long 14 months, the rules
of the game of politics have been rewritten right
in front of our faces faster than ever before.
Fundraising, mudslinging and even voting are being
revolutionized, all thanks to the Internet.
In the past year, we have even seen a Facebook de-
bate and two YouTube debates. For better or worse, the
Internet is changing everything.
In the end, it is giving politics back to the American
people. �
The clearest demonstration of the Internet's newfound
power is the candidates' online fundraising figures.
Earlier this year, Republican Ron Paul' broke records
when he raised $3 million from ordinary supporters in
just one day online.
Through its Web site, Barack Obama's campaign has
received donations from 1.5 million different people,
which is about one-tenth of the number of people who
voted for him in primaries. This number is unprec-
edented.
Most of these donors give $100 or less and have never
contributed to a presidential campaign before. Hillary
Clinton's numbers, while not at the astronomical level of
Obama's, have been equally impressive when compared
to years before.


Kevin Clang When Obama said early on
U-Wire that he was not going to take
money from lobbyists, many
people scoffed. If there is one
thing you need to win an election (other than votes), it
is a lot of money.
For many- years, the easiest way to raise quick cash
was from lobbyists, who, in turn, expect the candidate to
carry out their policies.
In this case, the Internetis taking Washington away from
corporations and giving it back to the American people.
In many ways, YouTube has been its own third-party can-
didate, tearing down major Democrats and Republicans
alike.
Now more than ever, candidates and their campaign
staff are being held accountable for literally everything
they say.
Just ask Hillary Clinton about her trip to Bosnia
or Barack Obama about his relationship with the Rev.
Jeremiah Wright, two non-news stories that should have
died down months ago but keep resurfacing thanks to
their constant circulation on YouTube.
In just four years, we have seen the Internet evolve from
just a minor political player in 2004 to its own entity today.
This evolution makes one wonder how much more the
influence of the Web will grow in the next four years.
Will we soon see a truly "democratic" government
with ordinary citizens overtaking the jobs of their con-
gressmen and simply voting on bills and resolutions
online?
It could be possible in the future, as we have already
seen how much the Internet can affect an election today
- and we don't even have both our candidates yet.
Kevin Clang is a student at Elon University.


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


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Guest "

Waging war against broadly defined 'terror' not feasible


elson Mandela is one of approxi-
mately 755,000 people on the United
States' terrorist watch list, USA Today
reported in a recent article.
From Congress to the Cabinet, America's
political establishment has expressed out-
rage that Mandela ended up on this list.
Condoleezza Rice even went so far as to call
the situation "embarrassing."
Of course the situation is embarrassing.
Not because the black South Africa that
Mandela forged is considered a dose ally in
the region, but because Mandela's inclusion
on the watch list reveals an inconvenient
truth: Waging war against a tactic is a messy


and imprecise business.
Federal anti-terror initiatives and the
rhetoric that accompanies them often put the
United States in a tough, perhaps hypocritical,
position.
For instance, Mandela was undoubtedly
a terrorist. Indeed, the current ruling party in
South Africa, the African National Congress, is
comprised of terrorists and their supporters.
The Congress and its active military
wing, Spear of the Nation (the organization
that Mandela ran before his arrest in 1962),
successfully overthrew the white apartheid
government of South Africa, and for this, they
have my admiration.


Giles Howard Mandela is on the
U-Wire terrorist watch list
because Spear of the
Nation only accom-
plished the destruction of apartheid through a
campaign of sabotage and bombings that cost
a number of civilian lives.
Of course, President Bush isn't going to in-
vade South Africa because it harbors terrorists.
That's not what the War on Terror is about.
What the War on Terror should really be
called is the War on Terrorists Whom the United
States Doesn't Like, or WTWUSDL, for short.
I know that I sound flippant at this point, but
the definition of terrorism is so broad that if


it were applied objectively, a number of U.S.
presidents and foreign leaders would find
their names on the list with Mandela's.
I think it's important that we realize that,
just like genocide or murder, terrorism has an
objective definition that makes the prosecu-
tion of the War on Terror at best an interna-
tional shell game.
It's simply not possible to eradicate the use
of a tactic, and when a government pretends
that such a thing is possible, men like Mandela
end up on terrorist watch lists. It's time for a
little common sense in the War on Terror.
Giles Howard is a student at the University of
Pittsburgh.


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TRUSTEES, from page 1
In the new plan, CLAS will lose 10 faculty mem-
bers instead of 16, and there will be 13 staff layoffs
instead of 17. Two of the faculty layoffs are visiting
professors.
Machen said the change to CLAS' plan was made
after receiving feedback from faculty, rethinking bud-
get options within CLAS departments and meeting
with Joe Glover, CLAS interim dean, and Janie Fouke,
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U F Machen said he is still will-
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Glover said he doesn't know if any more changes
to the college's plan are in the works, but they cannot
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Though the doctoral programs will remain, not
everyone is satisfied.
Matthew Loving, a French doctoral candidate, said
freezing enrollment will affect UF's ability to recruit
top graduate students to programs.
Loving said with fewer doctoral students to teach
entry-level classes, more strain will be placed on ten-
ured professors who should be teaching advanced
classes and conducting research.
UF is moving to a community-college model and
away from being a leading research institution, he
said.
"We know it won't work," he said. "Can we com-
pete in the future? Not unless we make changes."


DOC, from page 1

Since 1998, students from the
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John Wright, the college's dean,
said he is aware of the institute's
accomplishments. But with 17 stu-
dents enrolled, it's still the smallest
program in the college.
"My goal is to maintain our repu-
tation and remain one of the elite
programs in the country," Wright
said.
The institute has enough founda-
tion money to continue running for
about a year. Current students will
still receive a $5,500 budget for each
two-member team to finish their
thesis films, but they will lose other
benefits, such as having guest speak-
ers and free equipment repairs.
Wright said he is committed to
raising private funds to keep the
institute going, but some faculty
and students say his efforts won't
be enough.
Wright would have to raise more
than $4 million in discretionary do-
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to Churchill Roberts, the institute's
co-director.
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Webcam offers look at insects


By JENNA LANIA
Alligator Contributing Writer

Insects can't get any privacy these
days.
A handful of UF entomology ex-
perts, partnering with chemical com-
pany BASF, unveiled a 24-hour live
webcam in March, which documents
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More than 3,000 ants dine on peanut
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entomologist.
The several hundred termites on set
dwell in a smaller container where they
eat their way through a paper house.
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about the lives of these creatures, he
said.
"We had some arguments with
BASF over whether we should (zoom
in) or not," he said. "I said 'ves' be-


Roberto Pereira, a research associate in UF's Department of Entomology and
Nematology, holds a dropper over an ant colony while Phil Koehler, an entomolo-
gist with the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, holds a termite colony.


cause it made it fun."
But it isn't fun for homeowners
when the bugs invade.
"They are a tremendous problem,"
Koehler said. "For instance, the ants
that we have in there are fire ants,
Florida fire ants, and in Florida, they
cost everyone about $1.3 billion a
year."
The ants could potentially rack up
a bill by attacking food, shorting out
electrical equipment and invading
structures, he said.
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"Termites cost more than a billion
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but they also furtively damage houses
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to encourage its citizens to be careful in order
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Gainesville is a place where
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run by UF senior Mike Arena. He
supplies the local market's need
for custom messenger bags.
The creations are embroidered
with everything from angler fish
to zombies and outfitted with fea-
tures like lights, reflector material


His shoulder-strap accessories
have gained a small online fol-
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tom-tailored designs and sturdy
craftsmanship. They might be
considered the Vera Bradley bags
of the bicycle community.
Arena, 22, is tall with a skinny
frame that matches the bicycles
that hang in his living room. He
is wearing a simple outfit of clam
diggers and a T-shirt when he


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"In home ec class we made a
pillow. That was about the
extent of my knowledge
before this."
Mike Arena
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His workspace sits in a comer
and is covered in scraps of mate-
rial and half-finished messenger


bags. The scraps pour out onto the
floor and across a football table.
Five sewing machines are in sight,
including two industrial-strength
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Arena started making messen-
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and finding them too expensive.
He has been making the bags for
about three years.
"In home ec class we made a
pillow. That was about the extent
of my knowledge before this," he
said.
Arena's messenger bags aren't
exactly the same as those abundant


unisex purses found on campus.
His creations are specifically made
to be functional for the cyclist.
"There's definitely a difference
between something specifically
made for cycling and a regular
shoulder bag," he said, although
there is still "a great deal of fash-
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is more comfortable to wear when
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Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and
Badgley Mischka's spring and
summer 2008 collections.
Everything from shorts to flowy
dresses, skinny jeans and sky-high
stilettos look brilliant in these


Even Essie's new line of nail outrageous colors and glitter, to


This season's clothes, acces-
sories and makeup trends call
for the bravest of fashionistas.

hues. No color is too bold this
season. And for the daring, mix-
-ing a combination of these colors
as a top and bottom ensemble will
show you've mastered the style of
Versace's latest collection.


polishes promises to "shake up
your summer with six hot shades."
My personal favorites are "Risky
Business," a cool coral, and
"Movers and Shakers," which is a
bright pink.
Makeup products are also get-
ting on board with the latest trends.
M.A.C has paired with fashion
designing duo Heatherette, best
known for experimenting with


create a line of lipsticks, glosses
and shadows that Paris Hilton and
just about any girly girl would die
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This season's clothes, accesso-
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CD compilations capture memories, show creativity


Goodbyes are tough.
Every semester I say goodbye to at least
one good friend, and it's both impossible
and expensive to buy the perfect parting gift
for each one. Whether it's another occupa-
tion, graduation or relocation, people enter
and exit our paths all the time. One of the
best ways I cope with the partings is by cre-
ating the most relevant, enjoyable, kick-ass
compilation CD possible.
Easy, you say. Typical, you scoff. But
whether you love them or hate them, these
feeble discs can capture moments just as
well as a card or photograph, if not better.
And they take work.
When creating such a masterpiece, you
need to have two things: a wide knowledge
of music to track down the perfect tunes (or


at least a decent enough encyclopedia to find
a few gems) and a good memory to remem-
ber which songs fit with which moments.
If you are successful in your creation,
there will be no need for an explanation as
to how each song earned its way onto the
album. Each song will be just as good as
the last, sparking more smiles and nostalgia
with each note.
If I can buy a Mother's Day card filled
with heart-warming prose written by some-
one else, why not continue this habit with
music? At least this way, each song is care-
fully picked based on a specific moment that
was significant enough to be remembered
and referenced with music. I'm no Elton
'John, but when "Tiny Dancer" comes on,
SI picture the classic bus sing-along from


"Almost Famous." By combining a mix
of different songs from various times and
genres, hopefully every time you hear one
tune you'll smile and remember a distant
memory once shared with that special per-
son. I might not be able to write the perfect
lyrics to capture the times, but I can try by
fashioning the perfect soundtrack. Sure,
plenty of people dance to Young Love, but
"Discotech" doesn't hold the same worth for
everyone. Even common favorites like Billy
Joel's "Piano Man" can evoke a memory and
tug at your heart strings.
And the best perk is that a mixed CD is
good for everyone. I've created them for
friends, co-workers, family and of course,
myself. And who didn't give or receive a
mixed tape to a crush in middle school?


They can work as
a token of love or a
thoughtful going-
away gift.
On several occa-
sions, my roommate and I discussed what
we thought our theme songs would be if our
lives were produced into a movie. Would we
be remembered with an inspirational ballad
like the "Rocky" theme, or a quirky tune that
followed Doug Funnie? I have one friend
who I'll always remember for his love for
Elton John and big, white-frame sunglasses.
So it's natural that his CD was personalized
with "Bennie and the Jets" and "Levon."
Your friends might not have 'theme
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Early summer flicks


prove to be hit or miss

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Summer's begun and so have the
blockbusters. Whether you're looking
for something to do on a rainy day or
have some free time to kill, you might
be wondering which films hit or miss.
Below is a list of a few new releases
and where they fall on the must-see
scale.
"Iron Man"
You can't miss this Marvel comic
come to life. This superhero flick has
all the key ingredients for a blockbust-
er success. It's modernized with an
action-filled plot with clever dialogue
and striking CGI effects. And just wait
until you see the famous Iron Man suit.
Robert Downey Jr. pulls off a flawless
genius-playboy-turned-hero Tony
Stark, and Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence
Howard and Jeff Bridges carry their
own in supportive roles.
"Harold & Kumar Escape from
Guantanamo Bay"
Looking for something to take your
mind off your lame summer job and
daily classes? This movie will have


you falling out of your chair. Filled
with crude jokes, racial humor and
of course, plenty of pot, Harold (John
Cho) and Kumar (Kal Penn) run into
every dilemma imaginable while on
the run from Homeland Security after
being arrested as alleged terrorists on
a flight to Amsterdam. Even if you
haven't seen the movie's prequel, you
can still fully enjoy this one. And fear
not, Neil Patrick Harris is back.
"Forgetting Sarah Marshall"
If you're bored and have exhausted
our other movie options, this is the
flick for you. A goofy composer (Jason
Segel) is trying to get over his actress
ex-girlfriend (Kristen Bell) by taking a
vacation to Hawaii, where he inevita-
bly runs into her and her new rocker
boyfriend. Warning: If you're sensitive
to male nudity, you may want to skip
this film. There are several full-frontal
views of Segel, who plays the lead role
of Peter. The plot is a little weak, but
if you've enjoyed "Knocked Up" and
"The 40-Year-Old Virgin," you'll ap-
preciate this same style of humor.


Arena constructs bags at home


BAGGAGE, from page 10

on the lower back and it is tighter across
the chest. It is also more accessible while
riding.
The artwork is one of the most eye-,
catching aspects of Arena's bags. Arena
meticulously stitches custom graphics onto
his products.
To make a design, he first sketches the
idea on the material and then "free hands"
the rest with a sewing machine, filling in
gaps or outlining designs.
One of his in-progress, charming designs
is Big Foot riding a bicycle. He plans to do-
nate the finished bag to a race in Boston
called Bold Sprints. The race was created as
a solution to the snow and sleet up north,
which hinders cyclists from racing outside.
They instead race on rollers, which are "ba-
sically treadmills for bikes," he said.
Aside from Bold Sprints, Arena has also
sponsored Talloween in Tallahassee, the
Broken Hearts and Bicycle Parts Race in
Atlanta and the photo scavenger race in
Gainesville. He also sells bags at the local
bike shop Bikes & More.
He estimated that about 75 percent of his
sales come from outside of Gainesville. He
said advertising consisted of "basically the
blog and people stumbling across it."


Displayed on Arena's blog are about half
of the bags he has made. He posts pictures
of a variety of bags, whether they were gifts,
disasters or masterpieces.
The main material he uses for his bags is
called Cordura, a certified fabric that is like
heavy nylon. He has experimented with
other materials like tarp, only to find that
it frayed and ripped. When using new tech-
niques and materials, he usually tries them
on a test bag for himself.
"I'm a two-trick pony."
Mike Arena
Arena Baggage founder


His- messenger bags start at about $80,
and he said the most expensive messen-
ger bag he ever made was around $300.
Intricate designs on the flap, extra pockets
and custom materials add to the price.
Unfortunately, Arena has not made a bag in
about three months because he's been busy
with school, he said. He has eight bags in
various forms of construction that he hopes
to finish within the next four weeks.
When asked if he had any other hobbies,
he said sleeping.
"I'm a two-trick pony," he said, referring
to sewing and bicycling.
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West shines bright



Kanye's Glow in the Dark Tour takes audience to another world


The next few months are the
prime time for music lovers to
catch a great show. And if you're
looking to see one good concert
this year, go see Kanye West's
Glow in the Dark Tour. This
show was surrounded by a halo
of hype from the get-go. It re-
ceived stellar reviews all around,
and when Entertainment Weekly
gave the show a B+, it got an ear-
ful from Kanye who responded
on his blog, "What's a B+ mean?
I'm an extremist. It's either pass
or fail! A+ or F-!"
On May 6, I trekked down to
Miami's American Airlines Arena
to see the all-star line up: Kanye
West, Rihanna, N.E.R.D. and
Lupe Fiasco.
As soon as the concert began,
it was already miles above any
other concert I've been to.
At 7 p.m. on the dot, just as
the ticket promised, the lights
went out, and Lupe Fiasco began
his set.
The performance was simple
but energetic. And even more
impressive than the rapper was


his backup singer, Matthew
Santos. You probably know him
as the guy who sings the chorus
in the hit "Superstar." His voice
perfectly complemented Lupe
Fiasco's rapping style in more
than half the songs.
Next up was N.E.R.D with its
unique blend of rock and hip-
Since it is Kanye West, a good
amount of ego-stroking was
expected and delivered.

hop. It had the crowd on their
feet with hits like "Lap Dance"
and "Rock Star." What made the
performance spectacular was the
ridiculous amount of energy.
Fronted by Pharrell Williams,
the entire band jumped around
and banged their heads. At the
end of the set, the band went out
with a roar by bringing people-
from the audience on stage to
dance.
Holding her own with all the
boys was Rihanna, who per-
formed hits back to back. Her
dancers rounded out the perfor-
mance under a black light with


ANA MONTANO * AVENUE WRITER


giant glow sticks.
Her performance was a
little more elaborate and choreo-
graphed with raised platforms
for her dancers and moving scaf-
folds.
She even managed to squeeze
in a costume change into her half-
hour set.
Finally, the man of the hour
took the stage. Kanye West did
his entire set solo on stage. There
were no dancers, and the band
played beneath the stage like an
orchestra.
His performance was unlike
anything I've ever seen because
it had a plot. His songs were used
to take the audience on an inter-
planetary journey.
Kanye spent most of the show
performing on a screen, which
was tilted forward along with
the rest of the stage to resemble a
mountainous terrain.
In the story, on his last mission
in space, Kanye's ship had failed
and crashed. The sun rose above
the mountains on a giant wide
screen behind him as he began
the show with "Good Morning."
His only friend out there was


a computer named Jane, whose
voice made several appearances
throughout the show. With little
hope of fixing the spaceship,
Jane gave him hope by remind-
ing him this wasn't the first time
he'd crashed. Cue "Through the
Wire," a song that he recorded
after a car accident while his jaw
was wired shut.
The entire
show went on in
a similar fash-
ion with each
song's meaning
intertwining
with the galac-
west tic plot. It was
perfectly timed and paced with
hard-hitting songs like "Gold
Digger" and "Get 'Em High"
interspersed with more poignant
numbers like "Jesus Walks" and
"Hey Mama," which had more
than a few concertgoers tearing
up.
It's hard to imagine that his
playlist wasn't influenced by re-
ceht events.
Kanye lost his mother last
year and recently broke off his
engagement to Alexis Phifer.


Since it is Kanye West, a good
amount of ego-stroking was ex-
pected and delivered.
When he met an alien, a talk-
ing mannequin, on his journey
and introduced himself, sh qe-
plied with, "Of course we know,
who you are; you're the biggest
star on the planet."
And despite the pyrotechnics
and multi-colored flames rising
from the stage, it's hard to deny
that Kanye shined brightest.
For his departure, Kanye
performed "Stronger" when
his spaceship was fixed. With
lights flashing around the center
screen and smoke emerging from
beneath it, the stage rose to send
Kanye on his way, but not before
an encore of "Homecoming"
and "Touch the Sky" with Lupe
Fiasco.
Even with all the hype sur-
rounding the tour, this show
will leave you wowed. With the
big-name lineup and the intricate
stage design and performance,
the show was a crowd pleaser.
Once you see it, you'll under-
stand why anything less than an
A+ would be an understatement.








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8-18-25-2

Bivens Cove - No Move-In Fees 2's & 31s
1BR-$699, 2BR-$399/room, 3BR-$350/
room, 4BR-$370/room FREE TANNING!
TWO POOLS! W/D in select units.
Call or Come by Today! 376-2507
8-18-08-25-2

Take Me Now Babyl
Huge 1,2,3 Beds From $366/bed
One Month Free - Now or Fall
Cable*Full W/D*Tanning*Pool
We love pets! * Call Now: 372-8100
8-18-25-2

The Boardwalk-No Move-in Fees
on 2's & 3's!ill
1 BR-$689, 2BR-$399/rm 3BR-$310/rm.
W/D in select units. FREE Tanning!
Call or stop by today 377-7401
8-18-25-2


FREE RENTII
1, 2 & 4 bed for imm. or fall
FREE Alarm*FREE UF Parking
Pets Welcome
Close to everything
Call for specials 332-7401
8-18-25-2


STUDIO APT
60 sec walk to UF. Short term avail. 1 or 2
rooms $425 & up. Call 352-538-2181 8-18-
08-25-2


NO Move-in Fees!
Biggest Town Homes in Titletown!
1600 + SQF of awesomeness!
1/1 @$799 - 2/2s from $490/rm
3/2s @$353/rm - 3/3s @$450/rm
Garages, Gated, Tanning
352-372-0400
8-18-25-2

NOT YOUR AVERAGE APARTMENT
Sign now for luxury 1/1, 2/2, 3/3 for fall!
We've got what you need & want!
3 Pools*Tanning*24 study lab & Clubhouse
Free aerobics & yoga*Bball & tennis courts
*Washers & Dryers*Alarms*We love petsl
*Call now for specials! 335-7656
8-18-25-2

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATE I
2's from $393/person
1's from $529
Quiet community, close to Butler Plaza
Hidden Village Apts. 376-1248
8-18-25-2

One Month Free!
Zero Signing Fees!
LUXURIOUS Student Living
2's-$520, 3's-$447 & 4's-$422 Per Room
FREE Cable, Tanning, Alarms, & W/D
Furniture, Utility and Internet Pkgs Availablel
HUGE Luxury 2/2.5 Townhomes
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Routel 2 Miles to UF
8-18-25-2

AS BIG AS A HOUSE!
Huge 4BR TH W/D inc.
FREE UF Parking*FREE Gym
Call for specials 332-7401 8-18-24-2


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For Rent
unfurnished

$300 Bonus at Lexington!
Sign a lease for a 2/2 or 4/4 get $200
Get a friend to sign and get $100 more!
Up to $300 bonus on 2/2 & 4/4s
Don't Miss Out on Our Best Year Ever!
373-9009 LexingtonCrossingUF.com
Hurry...Ends 4/23
8-18-25-2
Free Rent-Make the Move
HUGE & COZY 1 & 3 Beds
One Month FREE - Now or Fall
From $323/bed* Close to campus
Call now: 372-8100* We love pets!
8-18-25-2
BIG AND CHEAP
2/1.5 apt 1100 sq ft $675
3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $750
1800 NW 4th St. Over 20 houses also
available 373-4423 www.maximumre.com
8-18-111-2
ONE-DERFULI
Cozy Studios - From $645
Spacious 1/1's - From $825
The Perfect Downtown Location
GREAT LEASING SPECIALS!
Why have Roommates? 338-0002
8-18-25-2

MUSEUM WALK
Gainesville's Best Kept Secret
Leasing for Fall & NOW!
Luxury 2/2 TH & 3/3 Flats
FREE Cable, FREE Tanning, FREE Alarms
Walk to UF *379-WALK
8-18-25-2

WALK TO CLASS!
Sorority Row Townhomes
Luxury 2/2.5 from $575/room
W/D, Alarm, Private balconies,
Pets loved! 372-7111
8-18-08-25-2

LAKEWOOD VILLAS
NOW LEASING FOR AUGUST
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 SW62nd Blvd 877-781-8314
www.lakewoodvilllas.com
8-18-08-25-2

0 SPYGLASS 0
NOW LEASING FOR AUGUST
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages,
Inci Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet;
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
701 SW 62nd Blvd 888-267-5078
www.spyglassapts.com
8-18-08-25-2

CRICKET CLUB II
NOW LEASING
Brand new 1, 2, & 3 bdrm
Luxury apartments
Conveniently located near
shopping, restaurants
and SFCC. For more info. Call:
888-509-4649
M-F 9-6, Sat b, Sun 1-5
8-18-08-25-2

ARBOR
Ask About Our Move In Specials
1 BR/1 BA starting at $655
Close to UF & Shands
2411 SW 35th PI
866-650-8069
M-F 9-6, Sat. 10-2
8-18-08-25-2

ACROSS FROM UF!
All inclusive studios from $575
1BRs from $599 - Avail Fall 2008
Pets loved. Wood floors available
372-7111 Collegemanor.org
8-18-08-25-2







THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 15.


MEW For Rent
unfurnished

Available Now & Fall
Visions South Apts.
Walk to UF. new complex 1 BR $999
2BR 2.5 BA washer/Dryer
$1499 pets allowed
Gore-Rabell Realty 378-1387
www.gore-rabell.com 8-18-08-25-2

ONLY $3851rm Get You...
A 2bril.5ba Townhome with
W/D, D/W, alarm, Patio, disposal,
Pool, Tennis, bsktball, & parking
near UFl - www.pinetreegardens.com
8-18-25-2 -

BEAUTIFULAND LUXURIOUS
Ceramic tile, maple cabinets, TV in Kitchen
Huge Scr. Porches, W/D, Walk-in Closets
Only 1.5 miles to UF '
2/2's & 3/3's Starting at $500/per person
Hidden Lake 374-FUNN 8-18-25-2

BRAND NEW 2/2.5 TOWNHOME
AVAILABLE NOWI
2 BLOCKS TO UFl
Only $600 per person
371-7777
8-18-08-25-2

MOVE IN TODAY!
Rooms, Studios, 1/1s and 2/2s
WALK TO UF!
As low as $365/person!
371-7777 Open late and weekends
8-18-08-25-2

LUXURY 212 STEPS TO UFI
NO MOVE IN FEES
From $599/person!
W/DI Alarm! Pets loved!
Collegeparkuf.com 371-0769
8-18-08-25-2


Live in Luxury * Walk to UF
Lg 3&4br apts next to Sorority Row. Master
suites, spacious closets, W/D, TV, gourmet
kitchens, Ethemet, balcony & porch swings.
352-376-6223 www.SororityRowApts.com
8-18-25-2


For Rent
unfurnished


1 Site! 1 Stop! 50+ Apts!
Find Apts near UF - Limited time specials!
Virtual tours & photos * Studio & 1Br $615+
2Br $415/br+ * 3Br $620/br+ * 4Br $479/br
www.LiveNearCampus.com * 352-376-6223
8-18-25-2

*SUN ISLAND APT*
**Walk or Bike to Campus**
1-1 from $560/mo*02-1 from $660/mo
www.sunisland.infoe*0376-6720
8-18-25-2

** LUXURY APTS **

CLOSEST TO CLASS
2bd/2ba available for Fall
www.LookingGlassApartments.com
111 NW 16th St. #1, Call 376-1111
8-18-08-59-2

MOVE-IN TODAY!
All inclusive studios from $635
2br/lba $790, 2br/2.5ba $1150
Walk to class, FREE parking!
Pets Welcome! 372-7111
8-18-08-25-2

Sun Island
Summer Rates
Plus July free on
15 month lease
May 08 - July 09
1.1 from $560
2.1 from $650
376-6720
8-18-25-2

WALK TO CLASS!
STUDIOS AND 1/1 S FOR FALL
From $550/month
NO MOVE IN FEES!
371-7777 Collegeparkuf.com
8-18-08-25-2

HUGE 3brs Avail For Fall!
Only $297/bedroom* 1250sq ft!
Pool*Gym*Clubhouse*Pets ok
FREE Parking @ UF
Cali Now! 373-1111
8-18-25-2


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lbr 1 ba each a garden apt SW$540 Pets ok.
Mature only. 352-377-2150 Please leave us a
msg. 6-12-08-62-2


1BR & 2BR/1BAAPTS
with W/D, cent H/AC, DW, ceramic tile,
private patio, pets arranged. Off SW 34th
St near bus rte. From $689/mo 377-1633
www.lenoxcorner.com 6-12-08-59-2


GIFT TIME!I!
Receive one of the newest electronics
when you sign your leasel
AIII inclusive 4/4's
roommate matching available!
Call today 271-3131
8-18-25-2


Whispering Pines, brand new units
convenient to hospitals and vet school,
2br/2ba, fully equipped kitchen, icemaker,
washer and dryer, monitored alarm system,
$1000/mo, now renting for summer/fall
semesters, ask about our specials
www.edbaurmanagement.com
1731 NW6th St. 375-7104 x113
8-18-25-2


Visit www.gatorpads.com
Houses, Duplexes, Condo, Townhouses.
Walk/Bike/Bus to campus. Neat, clean, good
quality, for available units or call 284-0316
8-18-08-25-2


AVAILABLE NOW & FALL
Walk to UF 1BR, $425-$785
2BR $575- $1000
Gore-Rabell Real Estate
378-1387 www.gore-rabell.com
8-18-08-25-2


Action Real Estate Services
Houses to Condos
1-4 BR, Starting at $450
www.action-realtors.com
352-331-1133
8-18-08-25-2





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** Across From UF ** *A Place in the Sun*
Walk/Bike to UF
$1150/mo Special! Big3 bd/1 ba
2bd/2ba Limited Time Offer for Fall New Kitchen / Huge Yard
www.LookingGlassApartments.com 1231 NW 9th Ave
111 NW 16th St. #1, call 376-1111 8-18- Must See, $1,350/mo
08-25-2 352-375-8256


Why Wait for August - Move Nowl
Immediate move-ins for 1-2-3 Bedrooms!
Washer/Dryer * Alarms * Low Rates!
Minutes from UF * Tons of Parking
Call now for 1 month free! 335-7656
8-18-25-2

PET'S PARADISE
$425 - $625. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR,
privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 5-27-
08-31-2

$500-550 * 1 & 2 Bed Cottages & Apts!I
$700 "2 Bed Cottages. Porches & QuietI!
Wooden Floors & Central AC. Historic
Downtown.
Walk to restaurants, shops, & nightlife.
*** MUST SEEII Call pow 505-9264 *****
Photos: www.rentalworkshop.com 5-27-
08-30-2

Cute Cottage 2 bedroom 1 bath, with study
large laundry room, yard service 310 N.W.
20th Ave $795/mo Green Tree Realty, call
Barbara 317-4392. 5-29-30-2

$99.00 MOVES YOU IN!
Want specials?
Get hooked up @ THE POLOS
Luxury Apartments with low-low rent!
1 Beds from $799 w/ $200 off Aug Rent
2 Beds from $959 w/ $350 off Aug Rent
3 Beds from $1139 w/ $500 offAug Rent
3 Pools * 24 Hr Gym * 24 Hour Study Room
Washer/Dryer*Alarm*Fireplaces*Lakeviews
Why wait & miss out? Sign today! 335-7656
8-18-24-2

$390/mo ONLYI Very well maintained 4BR/
4BAapt.10 mmin to UF. Incl Laundry Rm in apt,
Full Kitchen, Furn Com Area, WI-FI Inet, UF
Bus Rte, Pool, MORE! OPEN MINDED, Rino
954-854-9445 or rinopatane@yahoo.com 7-
31-08-45-2

2/2.Campus Edge condo. 5 min. to Shands
and next to SW gym. 6 bus routes. $1100/
mo. Tiled floors, appliances, pool and gym
included. Quiet 3/2 house on 39th Ave also
available for $1275/mo.(954)325-6375 5-
15-25-2

4430 NW 16th PI (3/2) $1450
Email: SBR@Jacksonllc.com
Call: 352-316-1893 6-3-30-2

2006 NW 35th St (4/2) $1350
Email: SBR@Jacksonllc.com
Call: 352-316-1893 6-3-30-2

3BR/3BA condo for rent at
ST CHARLES
Very luxurious. $2200/mo.
Call Eric Wild at 352-870-9453. 6-3-30-2

Union Street Station 2 bed/ 2 bath corner
unit available 8/1. Large bedrooms and living
room. Private balcony. Most secure building
in town! 1400/month, parking included. Call
Eric Wild 352-870-9453. 6-3-30-2




APARTMENTS
*1 MONTH FREE OR CASH BACK*
Brand NEW & leasing for Fall 08
>From 1080 sq ft/2brs - 1633 sq ft/3brs
Beach-entry pool*free tanning*pet friendly
352.376.0696 www.EnclaveUF.com
8-18-08-25-2


Improve Your LEX Life This Summer
4/4's @ $399 & 3/3's @ $429
Waive All Fees...Don't Miss OutI
Ask about a FREE 42" Plasma TVI
352-373-9009 LexingtonCrossingUF.com
8-18-25-2


8-18-40-2

2 MONTHS FREE
TOTALLY RENOVATED!!
1BR. Villas
*No roommate hassles*
Courtney Greens Villas 375-3077
www.gremco.com 8-18-25-2 _..

*Sorority Row Area*
Historic 3 bd/ 2 ba
Completely Remodeled
W/D inc. Spiral Staircase
915 SW 6th Ave
Walk to Class, $1,590/mo
352-375-8256
8-18-40-2

Attention: LANDLORDS
Jackson Stoneworks
Granite Counter tops.
GVL?s largest stone yard.
1111 SE 22nd Ave, GVL, FL
TEL: 352-372-6600
www.jacksonstoneworks.com
7-10-08-30-2

@8 Blocks to UFO
Great Deal on Large Upstairs
2 bd/1 ba Hardwood Floors
1239 NW 9th Ave
Save Money @ $700/mo
352-375-8256
8-18-40-2

*****POOL HOME NEAR UF*****-
* 3/2 * Oak Floors *1500 sq ftf $1600/mo
* ALSO, Luxurious 3/2 * 1800 sq ft * BBQ
Terrace * Secluded * $1400/mo 0 No pets
* Avail Aug 0 466-4171 (Leave Msg) 5-
29-08-19-2

Countryside @ The University 4/4
Unfurnished, $395/mo per room all utils and
internet incl., unit right next to pool 561-582-
1031 or 561-718-7637 8-13-08-38-2

*Walk to Class & StadiumO
Vintage 2 bd / 1 ba
Hardwood Floors & Fireplace
Huge Bedrooms,Covered parking
1835 NW 5th Ave
$1100/mo
352-375-8256
8-18-40-2

1 BLOCK TO SHANDS/CAMPUS 1 BR $625,
2BR $700-$800, SPACIOUS, CARPETED,
QUIET, LAUNDRY FACILITIES, PARKING,
SOME UTILITIES, GRAD/MATURE
PREFERRED (352)376 0080,(352)284 3873
6-10-08-21-2

DUPLEX-2, $700, NEAR CAMPUS/
DOWNTOWN, QUIET, GREENSPACE,
CARPETED,GRAD MATURE PREFERRED,
724 NW 19 AVE; 920 NE 6TH AVE
(DUCKPOND)352 376 0080; 352 284 3873
6-10-08-21-2

1BR $525 1825 NW 10TH ST. CAMPUS/
DOWNTOWN NEAR, QUIET, GREENSPACE,
PARKING, SPACIOUS,CARPETED,GATED
PATIO, GRAD MATURE PREFERRED
(352)376 0080,(352)284 3873 6-10-08-21-2




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"STEPS FROM UF OR SORORITY ROW"
1109 SW 6th Ave. Luxury living in NEW
apts. MANY UPGRADES. Value at
$1795/mon 3BR/2BA. Call 352-335-5424 or
www.bellaproperties.net.
5-29-08-16-2

Sign a 3/3 for Fall and get $1000. Hurry won't
last! Amazing pool, gym, tanning bed at one
of the most luxurious places in town. Call
Now 352-374-FUNN (3866) 8-18-25-2

1/1, Ridgview, free water, next to park, on
the bus line, cent H/A, courtyard, 2 miles
to UF, convenient to shopping, no smoking,
pets. $450 S.D., $450/mo. 562-2824 5-29-
08-15-2 ;>


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16, ALLIGATOR S THURSDAY, MAY 15,2008


* For Rent
unfurnished

Summer Sublease
Oxford Manor
full kit, fam rm, laundry
rent is $450 YOU pay $400
gated, clean, close to campus
352-246-7802 5-15-10-2

4 bed/4 bath $1320 or $330/room,
Dishwasher Microwave, W/D, Balcony,
Central A/C, Pool and close to UF!
See Photos www.rentalworkshop.com
MUST SEEI Student Special!
CALL NOW !! 352-505-9264, 352-538-4877
5-15-10-2

Tor Rent Campus View*
Walking Distance to Campus and Shands
Call 352-219-0902
5-20-08-10-2

1BR 1BAApt, 3BLKS to UF!
Carpet, Central H & Air
1029 SW 3rd Avenue $525/Mo
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 x10 5-29-13-2

2BR 1BAApt Near Sam's Club
Window A/C, Nat gas ht
Terazzo Floors. $550/Mo
2901 NW 14th Street.
First, Last & Deposit required
Call Merrill Management Inc
352-372-1494 5-29-13-2

APTS for rent close to UF!
www.merrillmanagement.net
Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 x10 5-29-13-2

ST CROIX APTS
2BR 1BAApts $700/Mo
5 Blks to UF, Central H &Air
Laundry Fac. Carpet
Pets Allowed. Call Merrill
Management Inc. 352-372-1494 5-29-13-2

Apt for rent June 1 -$975/mo (or sublease
for summer) Oxford Manor, quiet,gated- 2bd/
2bath, gym, washer/dryer,safe, on bus route
& walk to Shands/UFNetschool Pets OKI
205-568-7080 5-22-10-2

Now you can easily
submit your classified ad
for print and/or web editions
right thru our website!
Just go to
www.alligator.org/classifieds
Visa and Mastercard accepted.

Live at The Links at Haile Plantation:
Beautiful 3br/2ba condo avail now- for
$1295/mo-Securtiy Dep $800; unit has
fireplace, screened porch, W/D and cov-
ered garage. Resident will have access
to pool, gym, clubhouse. Unit # T-118.
www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th
Street 375-7104 X110 8-18-25-2

Live at The Links at Haile Plantation:
Spacious 3br/2ba unit becoming avail 08/08:
rent $1350/mo-Security Dep $800: This is an
end unit w/ screened porch. Resident will
have access to pool, gym, clubhouse. Unit
AA-155 www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731
NW 6th Street 375-7104 X110 8-18-25-2

Live at The Links at Haile Plantation:
Spacious 3br/2ba unit becoming avail
mid-May: rent $1200/mo-Security Dep
$800; Unit w/screened porch and cov-
ered garage.. Resident will have access
to pool, gym, cluhouse. Unit U-124.
www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th
Street 375-7104 X110 8-18-25-2

Utilities INCLUDED! Studio apartment. 2490
SouthWest 14th Drive.Prairiewood Condos.
$575 month $1000 sec. 386-527-6923 5-
27-08-10-2


3 to 4BR - 2BA units. Bike to campus.
Updated, open living area, large fenced yard,
pet friendly. $975-$1300. 352-494-8959

6-19-08-17-2

1 BLOCK to UFI Huge 400 sf room with
private bath, in a fully-restored bungalow.
New kitchen, parking, large closet, hardwood
floors. Three female roomates. (904) 535-
79N or caityh@ufl.edu 5-20-08-7-2


For Rent
unfurnished

2BR/1BA Spacious, new carpet, cent H/AC,
W/D hk up. $650/mo, $500 sec dep, 7222
SW 45th PI. Gainesville. Call 386-462-0994
5-27-08-8-2

CASABLANCA WEST! 3 BR 2.5 BATH,
Porch, w/d hookups, pool, $895/rent
2735 SW 35th Place #201
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-15-
08-5-2

CUTE DUCK POND DUPLEX! 2 BR 1 BA,
Carport, lawn svc included, w/d hkups, wood
Floors, CH/AC, $695/rent, Avail now!
922 NE 5th Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-15-
08-5-2

WALK TO UFISHANDSI 1BR 1BA in
Campus Edge, washer/dryer, pool, fitness
center, $800/rent,
Avail now! 2360 SWArcher Rd #202
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-15-
08-5-2

BIKE TO UFISHANDSI 5 BR 3 BA house
+ 1 BR 1 BA cottage, huge screen porch, 2
car carport, w/d hkups, fireplace, lawn svc
incl. $1800/house, $575/cottage, 3920 SW
20th St.
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-15-
08-5-2

WALK TO DOWNTOWN 3 BR 1 BA du-
plex, Screen porch, living/dining combo, w/d
hkups, $795/rent, 611 SW 3rd Street
Carl Turiington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-15-
08-5-2

COMPLETELY REMODELED! 2 BR 1 BA
Duplex, luxury kitchen, fenced yard, ceramic
tile, w/d hkups, pets considered, $650/rent
2644-B SW 31st Place
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-15-
08-5-2

SPACIOUS & QUIET! 3 BR 2 BA, living
& family rooms, new flooring, new kitchen,
washer/dryer, 2 car carport, $1495/rent
126 SW 40th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-15-
08-5-2

CUTE & CHARMING! 3 BR 1 BA house,
Screen porch, w/d hookups, gazebo, split
plan, $875/rent, 1110 NW 55th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-15-
08-5-2

DUCKPOND - Large 5 BR houses, wood
Floors, w/d hookups, $2300/rent
416 NE 2nd Avenue
406 NE 7th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-15-
08-5-2

WALK TO UF from this newer duplex!
4 BR 4 BA - $2000 & 3 BR 3 BA - $1325
801 NW 3rd Avenue
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-15-
08-5-2

LARGE 4 BR 2 BA, screen porch, washer/
dryer, Ceramic tile, living & dining rooms,
$1750/rent 735 NW 36th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-15-
08-5-2

CAPSTONE QUARTERS 2 BR 2 BA, split
plan, Living/dining combo, washer/dyer, pool,
$875/rent
2905 SW Archer Road #4004N
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-15-
08-5-2

MARCHWOODI 2 BR 2 BA townhouse,
New flooring before move-in, w/d hookups,
Vaulted ceilings, pool, $775/rent
4385 SW 20th Lane
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-15-
08-5-2


|-'1 For Rent
llI unfurnished

SUPER AFFORDABLE! 2 BR 1 BA apt,
Newer flooring, courtyard, dining room,
w/d hkups, $575/rent, 535-B NW 26th Ave
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-15-
08-5-2

FALL RENTALS ARE HERE Contact us
for a complete listing of houses and aptsl
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-15-
08-5-2

*STUDENTS**"*AVAILABLE NOW***
Quaint 2 Bedroom Downtown Cottage. 2
Story, Fenced Yard, Wood Ceilings. 237 SW
2nd PI,. Pets Arranged. $730/mth. Others
Available. Call 371-3260 or 262-1020. 5-
29-08-9-2

2 bedroom 2 bath townhomes and villas
minutes from UF. Quite and peaceful, $425
Furnished or unfurnished, Easy, low move in.
Call Frances @ 352-375-8787 Rent Florida
Realty, The Leader In College Housing 8-
26-08-30-2

Got Horses? In Newberry
3br, 2ba nearly new doublewide w/screened
porch, washer/dryer on 6+ acres, sev-
eral paddocks, pole barn, tack room. $1200
www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th
St. 375-7104 x113 8-18-25-2

Large NW 2br, 2ba, 2200 sq ft, fam rm w/
fireplace, eat-in kitchen, on 10 acres, garage
or barn, 1300 sq ft tack room, deck. $1500.
www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW6th
St. - 375-7104 x113 8-18-25-2

3BR/1BA- 1 BLOCK TO UFAug 1st.
1227 SW 4th Ave. Apt 3. Cent H/AC, wood
floors, parking, energy efficient historic bldg.
$1445/mo. 352-331-0590, 514-5060 cell. 5-
22-08-6-2

Discover The Excitement Of Living Close To
Campus Now leasing 2/3/4 bedroom houses
walking distance to UF!
www.Rentals.CampusRealtyGroup.com or
Call 352-692-3800 Receive youi Free List of
Campus Area Rentals Today. 7-3-15-2

MONDAY-FRIDAY
OPEN UNTIL 6PM
SATURDAYS 11AM-5PM
Walk-Ins Welcome
* ROCKY POINT *
Luxury 1, 2, & 3 BR Apts.
Clubhouse, private fenced yards, award
winning landscaping. Fishing pond. Pets OK.
3100 SW 35th PI (1 blk behind Kangaroo
Station) $679mo & up 376-1619
0 SOUTHWEST VILLAS 0
1, 2, & 3 BR Apts. Extra clean! Walk to
shopping & bike to UF. Pets OK. 3643 SW
20th Avenue (1 block behind Kash n Karry)
$599/mo & up 336-9000
* REGENCY OAKS *
Luxury 1, 2, & 3 BR Apts.
Feature pool, clubhouse, gym, media
center & much more! Conveniently located
at corner SW 34 St & Archer Rd. Walk to
shopping & bike to UF. 3230 SWArcher Rd
$605/mo & up 378-5766
* ARCHER WOODS 0
1 & 2 BR Apts. Excellent Location! Newly
renovated, optional alarm & pool. 3020 SW
Archer Rd. $635/mo & up 373-8727
* OAK GLADE 0
1 & 2 BR Apts. Country living in the city.
Private gated courtyards. Pets OK. 3427 SW
30th Terr. $525/mo & up 372-6422
7-31-08-24-2

2 ROOMMATES WANTED for 3 bed/3 bath
apartment. Vaulted ceilings, screened in
porch,pets welcome. Each room has own
bathroom. To move in between beginning
of June to beginning of August. Rent $290/
month.(321) 543-2054 for more info. 5-20-
08-4-2

4/2 919 NW 10th AVE. AVAIL AUG 1,
LIV, DIN, FAM RMS. ALL APPLIANCES,
WASHER/DRYER, CLOSE TO CAMPUS.
$1500. 333-9874 5-22-08-5-2

3/2 home avail Aug 4 in NW g'ville. Mins
to UF/SFCC. Fenced yard, 2 car carport,
1600sqft. PETS WELCOME! Only $950 a
month! 3331 NW 30th PL. 352-514-1441
5-29-08-7-2


For Rent
unfurnished

2007 2BR/2BA luxury condo, pool
view, top story, fitness center
washer+dryer, granite counters,
screened lanai, on Tower Rd bus
route, $975/mo, (352) 262-2871 5-29-08-
7-2

mostly furnished 1400 sq ft house on a
half acre looking for roommates 1 room is
370 the other is 390 for the size difference
utilities included with a 120 cap call 305-304-
8388 for questions or to view 4 miles from
Santa Fe and 6 from UF 5-20-5-2

2160 sq ft 4BR/3BA home in NW Gville.
Minutes to UF. Appl. included. Remodeled.
Ceramic and wood floors, 2 car gar, deck, 1/
2 acre lot, fenced. $1,500/m, 3120 NW'31st
Blvd. 352 466-0358. 5-29-08-7-2

2 ROOMMATES NEEDED
for 2br/lba. Nice apt, Move in now! $595/
person, incl. utilities. Cute b/y , storage, w/d,
pets ok. Take a look! 284-4546 5-22-4-2

One BR apt. for rent. 1 person, 1 car, no
smoking, no pets, no fleas. It is small but has
it all. All until. pd. $360/MO, unfurnished. Call
Charlie "Whitey" Webb. 375-4373 Stop by
1215 NE 20th Ave. 5-27-5-2

House for Rent in Duckpond Area
719 NE 9th St 2BD/1BA Monthly rent $700.
Pets ok. Security deposit $700. Avail July 1st
Call 352-371-3473 & Leave a message 5-
29-08-6-2

Campus View Condo's for Rent
two 3/3 bath condos. Large and spacious.
Walk to class. $600/bed or $ 1800 for the
entire unit. Call Josh @ 352-363-0132. 5-
29-08-6-2

Unfurnished 2BR/2.5BA for rent.
Available May, 08. Near Archer Road/
34th Street. Call 904-400-2145 or email
nguyen2153@yahoo.com 5-27-08-5-2

Spacious 3bd 2bath, 1300sqft, wood floors,
w/washer & dryer, carport, covered patio and
fenced yard. 2 bus lines nearby. Call Jeffrey
352-246-5801 Available Now. 7-29-08-21-2

Two blocks from campus
2 bed / 1 bath $900
Available Aug.1
Call (352)377-2930 5-27-5-2

3 BLKS TO UFI 3BR 1BA Home
Wood Floors, Central H & Air
1012 SW 3rd Avenue $1200/Mo
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 5-29-6-2

3BR 1BA Home $850/Mo
Carpet, Central H &Air
1415 NE 14th Terr
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 5-29-6-2

3BR 1BA Near Sams Club
Carpet, Central H & Air
3108 NW 9th St. $870/Mo
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 5-29-6-2

2BR 1BA Garage Apt, 1 BLK
to UFI Wood Floors, Central H &Air
Includes all Utilities $850/Mo
1014 SW 2nd Place #B
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 x 10 5-29-6-2

1BR 1BAApt NEar Sams
Terazzo Flooors, Window A/C,
Nat gas ht $425/Mo
290'1 NW 14th St Call
Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 5-29-6-2

2BR 1BAApts, 3 BLKS to UF
Carpet or Wood Floors,
Window A/C, Nat gas ht
1210 SW 3rd Avenue
$700/Mo Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 5-29-6-2

PICKWICK PARK Condos
#1005 2BR 1 full & three 1/2 baths
$850/Mo, new carpet, new tile,
1000 sq ft. Pool, Clubhouse
etc. Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 5-29-6-2


For Rent 1
unfurnished

2BR 2BA Condo, Carpet, Central
H & Air, Located on Turkey Creek
Golf Course $1000/Mo Call
Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 5-
29-6-2

3BR 1 BA Homes Near Law School
303 NW 36th Drive $975/Mo
217 NW 36th Drive $1050/Mo
Central H & Air, Washer/Dryer Hkups .
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 5-29-6-2

3BR 2BA Home with Family Room
Central H & Air, Washer/Dryer,
Nice Large Home $1500/Mo
2320 NW 16th Avenue
Call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494
5-29-6-2

WALK or BIKE - 7 blocks to UF! Summer
sublet w/ option to renew. N/S Roommate
wanted in 4 BR house in nice neighborhood.
NW 7th PI and 22nd St. Great parking, 2
kitchens, indoor laundry, large fenced yard
and screened back porch. Hi-speed net,
cable. $395/mo. 813-295-3010 6-3-08-7-2

Studio/efficiency in quiet northwest. Perfect
for grad/pro. Free cable tv & all utilities, car-
pet, AC, walk-in closet. Avail May 15th. Only
$395/mo. Call 377-1868 5-29-08-6-2

***[ALK TO UF***
2BR 1BA* Washer & Dryer * 2 Cars Tenant
Permits * 204 NW 18th St. Call Manny 352-
317-4408 5-22-08-4-2

Rent - 4/2 ACROSS FROM butler plaza, new
paint & appliances, $1100.00 mos Mr Myers
336-3900 x 15 5-27-08-5-2

2BR/1.5 BA Condo in Casa East. W/D,
Screen Porch, Community swimming
pool, and busroute. Location is quiet-has
quick/easy access to UF/Shands. Available
8/5/08. $800.00/month (352)246-5958. 5-
29-08-5-2

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, $800/mo. Call Lalit
for app. 378-6817, 871-8205, Avail 6/15/08
5-29-08-5-2

2BRs avail, in 4BR house - quiet, neat, pets,
equidistant to UF/SFCC - $375/mo + util,
DSL-phone (or $450 all included) - 1BR
avail. NOW; other avail. July or Aug. 692-
4419 5-29-08-5-2

$50 CASH FOR SIGNING!
2/2 in a 4/4 available starting in the fall. Close
to UF-4 bus routes. W/D, cable, internet and
utilities included for $499/mo. CALL NOW:
786-239-3556 or 786-325-5618 5-15-1-2


Brand New/ Leasing for Aug.
Have your own house and live in
G'ville largest floor plans.
Clubhouse w/ pool, fitness, computer study,
free tanning. Pet Friendly
2BR/2.5BA sq ft - 1,263
3BR/3BA sq ft -1,530
4BR/4BA sq ft - 1,794
REDUCED RATES AND NO MOVE IN
FEES FOR A LIMITED TIME
Ask About $500 Special!
352-373-7959
www.cottagegroveatgainesville.com
8-18-08-24-2

Comfy 3br/2ba House. Easy to UF and SF.
$1100/mnth. 3304 NW 45 Ave. 772-341-
1998, 305-401-6817 5-29-08-5-2

Room for rent 1/1 in 2/2
Everything included: home phone,utilities,
Dish-DVR. 500/month. Located at Sparrow
Condos near the Mall off Tower Road. Call
352-283-0240 for info.
6-12-9-2

SAVE YOUR MONEY
2BR/2BA condo. Central heat/air, W/D hook-
ups, vaulted ceilings, screened patio, fenced
backyard. $1850 move in, $675/mo, $500
security. No pets/No smokers 352-374-4216
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8-18-149-3


2 MIN WALK FROM LIB WEST! Across Univ
Ave. $400/month +util, Summer sublease
FURNISHED, need female roommate, 2 BD,
1 BA, LARGE LR & KIT, balcony 850-544-
4475 5-20-13-3


.$879 111 + WID Downtown Gainesville
Wisteria Downs (5/1 to 7/30) at 405 SE 2nd
Ave. The apt is 575 sq ft. For Questions or to
view the apartment, please call Rob at 352-
216-5120. 5-29-14-3


Summer sublet in 4BR house on 17th St w/
W/D, cable, internet, dishwasher, woodfloors.
5 min walk to UF & Swamp. Negotiable rent,
$550 + 1/4 utils. Call Prissy 386-688-3071
pnelson@alligator.org 5-15-08-9-3


Summer Sublease!!! 1 br male roommate
needed Price Negotiable pets allowed laun-
dry room only a 2 minute walk to campus
and walking distance to all the bars and
restaurants on University 904.254.5518
6-3-10-3


WINDSOR HALL
2 blks from UF. Fum w/util. $435/mo Avail
May 3 - July 30. Call 305-776-3632 5-15-
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WALKING DISTANCE TO CAMPUS/
MIDTOWN - Large 1 or 2 BEDROOM
SUMMER - SUBLEASE. Possibly
the world's greatest apartment.
Josh.Manning@yahoo.com 352-328-4189
5-15-08-18-3

Discounted Summer Sublease! 5 min walk
to campus. 3/1 house, all rooms available
May-July 30. Beautiful backyard, W/D, fully
furnished. $500/person. Call 561-310-9888
or caseyj17@ufl.edu 5-20-08-5-3

REDUCED SUMMER SUBLEASE. female. 1
bedroom in a 4/2 at Univ. Glades. $400 OBO.
Furnished and all inclusive. Near Archer and
34st. Direct bus route to campus. Available as
of 5/5 to 8/8. 786-201-3393 5-22-08-5-3

FIRST MONTH FREE & FREE
TELEPHONE!!! Enjoy a 1/1 in the luxury
Laurels. Plenty of amenities, free tanning.
Washer/dryer, fridge, microwave. $889/mo
for June and July. Pets ok! 386/931-0147
6-10-08-10-3

$509 (willing to negotiate price) spacious
1BR/1BA in 4/4. All utils + internet incl.W/D.
Private bath. SW27th Street. Available NOW-
longer if needed. Bus#9, 34, 35, 36. Call
561-914-0135 or e-mail sland05@ufl.edu
5-27-5-3

SUMMER SUBLEASE 1st month FREE!
$490/month May-August. University Club.
1/1 in a 4/4 ALL inclusive: furniture, utilities,3
bus routes,gym,pool! Call: Olivia (386)547-
8497 or e-mail olgator@ufl.edu 5-15-08-



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2BR-2BA w/ pool, tanning salon.
1st mo. $500, 2nd $700, 3rd $700.
Can renew with owner. Avail immed. @
Bivens Cove 352-278-2338 5-15-08-2-3

2 BLKS FROM CAMPUS - 1 BR
SUM. A,B,C - $495 W/ UTIL.
WALK EVERYWHERE! $635 NORM.
CAMERON (321)217-2361 5-15-08-2-3

Oxford Manor. $325/month obo
1 bdrm/1 bath upstairs in 3/3
apt. Pool, tennis, gym, close
to UF campus.Se habla espanol.
Call Justin at (321)297-1569. 5-22-4-3

First month FREE 2bd/lbr, like new, May-
July Sunbay on SW16th ave, bus#16,17evry
15min 20min Walk to Campus 3min to Win
Dixie. Free furniture. Gym, Pool. $660/month.
Botz:352-328-8897 I'm a nice guy, negotiable,
www.whatdafact.com/bothomepage/?p=68
5-20-08-2-3


Roommates


Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
8-18-25-4

Female, UF roommates wanted by UF
student to share three beds/two baths, furn/
unfum townhouse. 5 min to campus. washer/
dryer. No smoking. No pets. 813-892-3996
5-22-30-4

Male roommate needed.
2 bed/2bath furnished comer unit. Town
House. Adjacent to pool. Rent $500; includes
utilities, TV, phone, and internet. Call Dale,
(386)235-6677 5-15-08-16-4

Pharmacy student looking for 2 Female
roommates to share huge furnished house. 3
Bedrooms/2 Bath. $450 Everything Included.
Call Meghan 352-5140316 Avail May :) 6-
10-23-4

Female roommates (2) needed to share a
new 4/2 house in a quiet neighborhood 3 mi.
W of 1-75 w/cable, intrenet, security alarm.
$475/ mo. incl. util. No pets. Call 352-331-
8794. Avail immediately for summer/fall.
6-19-25-4

Roommate wanted in 4BR/3BA house. NW
16th Ave between SFCC & UF. Cox cable
and internet, dishwasher, W/D. 21 or older.
$385 all utils incl. 328-4995 5-27-16-4


Seeking students for 3/2 home w/2 rooms
for rent. 1600 sq. ft, 1 acre lot in Meadows
on the Praire. Nice house 15 min. to UF &
20 min. to SFCC. Facebook Mike Rollins for
pict. 727-224-5847 $550/mo. everything incl.
5-22-08-14-4

Very Cool Roommate
Furnished room in 2BR apt. $325/mo, plus
utilities. Walk to UF. Call Jim at 372-9411 or
215-1164 - Move in anytime. 5-15-08-9-4

Female roommate wanted for two neat and
tidy roommates. $360/mo all incl. on bus 12
route, call (760) 641-6788 if interested 7-
10-22-4

MATURE PROFESSIONAL share 3BR/3BA
pool home near UF. Safe area across from
Plaza Royale movie theatre. No alcohol or
drugs. Furn or unfurn. $325/mo + 1/3 util.
Avail Aug 1st. year lease. No pets. 371-3837
6-3-08-10-4

HUGE ROOM available In upscale 3BR/
2BA. M/F roommate needed for Fall/Spring.
1.5 mi N of UF. Two cool male UF roomates.
$550 mo +1/3 utils. 727-410-3617 6-5-10-4

Roommate wanted to share 3 bdrm house
near SFCC w/ one female UF student and
one male SFCC student, nice house in good
location. $325/month and 1/3 utilities. Call
Jenny (352)870-3975 5-27-7-4

2-3 rooms avail in 4/2 home in NW g'ville.
Avail Aug. 1. Mins. to UF/SFCC. 2 car ga-
rage, screened porch. Only $300/monthll
3222 NW 44th PL. 352-514-1441 5-29-


Clean, Non-sm oking, Female stu-
dent for furnished 4/2 condo, renovated,
W/D, pool, cable, internet, no pets, University
Commons 2 miles from UF on 4 bus routes
$430 + util. Available August 2008 call
(954)242-5553. 5-15-08-3-4

CLOSE TO UF - Responsible individual to
share a beautiful 4BR/2BA house with W/D.
$325/mo & security deposit, plus share-
utilities, no pets. CALL: (352)328-4210 5-
27-08-5-4

NS male to share 3br/3ba comdo.
Furn incl utils, inet except phone.
$475/mo, no pets, 1 yr lease starting Aug 08.
(407) 766-7104 5-22-4-4

Now you can easily
submit your classified ad
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right thru. our website!
Just go to
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Visa and Mastercard accepted.

FREE ROOM/BOARD for Female in ex-
change for cooking, cleaning & possible
other sm. errands. Must be N/S, prefer re-
sponsible Grad. student- 50 yr. old - Needed
immed. Call 352-278-2338 5-15-08-2-4

3 bedroom 2 bath...$425, very close to UF
and SFCC. Spacious house with fenced back
yard and deck. Short and long term leases
available. UTILITIES, cox cable, and internet
included 305-878-3425 -Oakley 6-5-08-8-4

Available June 1st. Perfect for grad/med
students. Spacious room w/pvt bath, kitch-
enette, pvt entrance in large, quiet home 5
min to UF. W/D, A/C, $575/mo + utils. Call
352-284-0979 6-19-08-17-4

FEM ROOMMATE NEEDED YR LEASE @
ENCLAVE! BRAND NEW LAKEFRONT
Avail Fall,Close to UF, 2/2, new appi, w/d,
granite, w.i.c, plasma in ktchn, free tanning,
wireless poolside, fitn ctr. etc! $570+util.,
enclaveuf.coml Nonsmoker please 5-29-
08-6-4

$390/mo ONLY! Very well maintained 4BR/
4BAapt.10 min to UF. Incl Laundry Rm in apt,
Full Kitchen, Furn Corn Area, WI-FI Inet, UF
Bus Rte, Pool, MORE! OPEN MINDED, Rino
954-854-9445 or rinopatane@yahoo.com 7-
31-08-21-4


HANDYMAN SPECIAL Disc 4 wk. Share 2/2
MH Cornerstone. Furn rm avail now. $200
N/R dep. $400/m $100/wk incl elec, ph, cab,
laun & cook sve. N/A,N/S, N/D. Need vehicle.
Near bus/shops. Sm caged pet ok. 331-3666
5-29-6-4

ROOMMATE WANTED TO SHARE BRAND
NEW CONDO WiTH FEMALE STUDENT.
$500/mth, Own bedroom & full bathroom
plus huge closet, washer & dryer, garage, &
plenty of storage space. Call Christina 586-
945-0894 5-27-08-5-4

WALK or BIKE - 7 blocks to UFI N/S
Roommates wanted in 4 BR house. NW 7th
PI & 22nd St. Great pkg, indoor laundry, huge
fenced yard for pets, hi-spd net, cable. $395/
mo. 813-295-3010 5-27-08-5-4

FEMALE GRAD STUDENT
3BR/2.5BA new towhome, gated, W/D, pool,
gym, bus & parking. $350 + utils/mo. 727-
729-1561 6-19-08-12-4

Rockwood Villas 3/3 condo with a private
room and bath available immediately for
$450 a mo. all utilities included. Washer/
Dryer in unit.On UF bus route, call 407-403-
0656 for more info ask for Cat. 5-27-08-5-4

Female nonsmoking roommate needed for
a 1/1 in a spacious 2/2 apt close to campus
in Mount Vernon. Large kitchen and patio!l
And it's clean, with a furnished living room.
$420/month. Bus routes 9, 12, 1, 117. Call
352-514-8087. 6-3-08-7-4

2 rooms open - small apt. $100 p/w covers
all. + cable +TV. 376-0384 for info. If not in
please leave name & time called, should
respond within few hrs. 6-17-10-4


Roommate wanted to share huge 2bed/2ba
townhouse at Sparrow condominiums.
Newly remodeled, private balcony, bathtub,
large bedroom. Help with move in/out, util.
included. 2 minutes from oaks mall and 10
mins from UF. $400/mo. Call Dave It 352-
246-8278 5-27-08-4-4

roommate needed, beautiful house in Capri
subdivision. Everything included $350/month.
10 min from UF by car or 15 min by bus; fully
furnished,clubhouse,tennis court,pool,hot
tub, gym, wireless internet...preferably
female, no pets. contact at (863)521-2078,
aloha75@ufl.edu 6-19-11-4 2w,

I have a 2br 1 ba condo with 1 br for rent. The
room has its own private entrance. Central
air and heat. 2 pools in complex. Walking
distance to UF and Shands. Call Mike 352-
316-3930. Available now. Rent 395/mo 5-
27-08-4-4

The Duck Pond Area: 1BR in 3BR house
w/ living & dining rm.,kitchen, garage, front
& back yard.$325/mo + util.352-213-5408
5-29-5-4

Gri rm needed 4 fall&spring 4 a 2/2.5
quiet and spacious townhome, grt bus route,
Located on SW 35th pets welcome! call Elina
@ 786-4939069 7-29-20-4

ROOMMATE NEEDED for Fall or sooner!
1/1 of a 3/3 available in the Polos. Biking
distance, great bus routes. Clean, new ap-
pliances, W/D, sweet tv, 727-430-4362 5-
29-5-4


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Matt Price Campus Realty, 352-281-3551
8-18-25-5-5

NEW CONDOS -WALK to UF
3 BIks to UF. For Info on ALL 1, 2, 3, 4
Bedrooms for Sale, Call Eric Leightman,
Campus Realty at 352-219-2879. 8-18-25-5

Need Quiet To Study? 1BR/1-1/2BA condo
in gated community has 1003SF, open floor
plan, sim. wood floors, comm. pool & ten-
nis.$153,000. Call Judie Irwin, CB MM
Parrish @ 352-339-6879. 2-6-08-5-5

4BR/4BA LUXURY CONDO
NR SORORITY ROW-BLTAUG 05
$275K INCLALLAPPL
AVAILABLE SUMMER 2008
ELEV ON PREMISE-904-838-7581 3-11-
10-5

Student Condos/Homes
I can find one or sell yours
John Cantlon, REALTOR?
21, John Merrill, Inc
John@JohnCantlon.com 352-335-9994 6-
5-30-5

Beautiful home for sale 3 br 2 bath, great lo-
cation near UF, many extras, built ins, porch,
fireplace, french doors, greenhouse, great for
entertaining, landsaped backyard 249,900.
Call realtor Kim 352-538-1130 5-27-20-5

HISTORIC DUCKPOND - 2BR/IBA
Don't drink and drive - walk home from
downtown! Entirely renovated and must
see. Starting at only $129,000. 352-871-
2777 5-29-08-20-5

www.CONDOSatUF.com
For a list of all condos/homes nei?'UF.
Matt Thomas, Bosshardt Realty,'
352-494-0194 5-29-08-20-5

Great Time to Buy!!
$124,000 2/2 townhouse Woodside Villas
$159,000 3/2.5 townhouse
$235,000 3/2 house with office
visit www.exitgainesville.com or
call 262-2621
Jay Jolicoeur Exit Realty Producers 7-17-
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SE HISTORIC DISTRICT-3BR/2BA vintage
home completely remodeled, hardwood firs,
walk 2 downtown, private fenced backyard.
$195000, 352.258.1491 6-10-08-10-5

For Sale By Owner
3/2 Garage, Fenced, Large Patio, New Roof
& A/C, Move-In Condition $169,900
Call 352-328-6456 5-27-08-5-5

CONDO-CLOSE TO UF. 2BR/2 1/2BA.
ALMOST NEW. TILE FLOOR, WASHER/
DRYER, ETC. $148,000. INCLUDES 42"
PLMA TV.
C,~e" -321-217-4145. 8-29-08-30-5

SPACIOUS 4BR/2.5BA NEAR UF
Asking $309,000.
Call Ricardo Kokkas/Campus Realty
352-318-3384 5-22-08-4-5

MALLORCA SQUARE
Affordable, luxurious & beautifully built to
last. New 2Br 2.5Ba condos w/garages close
to UF Law School. Phase 1 sold out, so
don't wait. $199,900. Call Bosshardt Realty
Services, Inc 352-240-9100. 8-18-08-25-5

CONDOS W/GARAGES
Double owner suites, 2.5 baths, 1 car ga-
rages. Hannah's Condos is close to Shands
Hospital and UF. Shopping, restaurants &
1-75 just down the street. $199,900. Call
Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc.. 352-240-
9100. 8-18-08-25-5

Stop paying rent! 3/2 Updated homes. Plenty
of extras. gatorfsbo.com/80108 $155,000
and gatorfsbo.com/80114 $173,900 Move
in ready! 352-222-6357 ALL OFFERS
CONSIDERED! 7-3-08-14-5

Home for Sale
3bed, 2bath, split plan in Sutters Landing.
Huge Master suite, View of Pond & Woods
in Talbot school district.
Down pmt. Assistance possible @ $209,000
352-284-5712
6-19-08-12-5

NEW SOLAR HOMES-near zero energy
3 miles north of UF, in new Forest Creek
Development. PB Solar Electric, and almost
no electric bill. 1650 & 1653 NW 34th Ave.
$269,900 after rebates. Open house Sat-Sun
12-3pm. Call developer Richard Schackow
352-31'-0590, 514-5060 cell. 5-29-08-5-5

FOR SALE - 10% DOWN NO CLOSING
COSTS OR QUALIFYING, buys this 3/2,'
wood floors, fireplace, updated baths, 2
miles from UF on bus route $219,900. INFO
jack myers, Campus Realty 318-5442 6-3-
08-5-5

LAND AUCTION - Greenbrier County, WV.
1,885 acres pasture and timber land of-
fered in 24 tracts. Barns & out buildings for
cattle operations. One tract has a beautiful 8
bedroom house with indoor pool. Open and
wooded land with magnificent views. Auction
Saturday, June 7 in Lewisburg, WV Woltz &
Associates, Inc., Roanoke, VA, Real Estate
Brokers & Auctioneers (WV#1000). Go to
www.woltz.com or call (800)551-3588 for
property and auction details. 5-15-1-5

3BR/2BA Foreclosure! $22,000! Only $199/
Mo! 5% down 20 years @ 8% apr. Buy, 4/BR
$259/Mo! For listings (800)366-9783 Ext
5798. 5-15-1-5

* Land Auction * 250 Props Must be Sold!
Low Down / E-Z Financing Free Brochure
800-890-1292 www.LANDAUCTION.com.
5-15-2-5

Southern Colorado Ranch Sale 35 Acres w/
Well just $356/month* Spectacular Rocky
Mountain views Year-round access, Nicely
treed Access to electric and telephone Call
Red Creek Land today (866)OWN-LAND x
4125 www.seecedarwoodstation.com Offer
void where prohibited. Terms and conditions
subject to change without notice. *Monthly
payment of $356.22 based upon a purchase
price of $69,900 with 15% down and $59,415
financed via a 30 year mortgage at a fixed
interested rate of 6.00%. 5-15-1-5

AIRPORT LAKES ESTATES, % to 3 acre
lakefront and wooded lots starting @ 17k
to 39k, surrounded by 5k acres of Lake
Barkley state park, utilities/county roads in
place, close to hospitals and schools. Jay
Baetman (800)964-7495 or (727)492-8380
jcb@intnet.net. 5-15-1-5


NEW ARIZONA LAND RUSH 1 or 2-1/2
"Football Field" Sized Lots! $0 Down. $0
Interest. $159-$208 per month! Money Back
Guarantee! (866)745-3329 or www.sunsitesl
andrush.com. 5-15-1-5

HILTON HEAD LAKES, SC- Finally
Affordable Lakefront Living *Large Wooded
Homesites- Starting in the Low $100's
*World Class Amenities *165+Acre Lake/22
Miles of Shoreline *Great Boating & Fishing*
No Time Limit to Build HURRY LIMITED
OFFER! Call Hilton Head Lakes: (866)396-
3230. www.HiltonHeadLakes.net. 5-15-1-5

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS Log cabin shell on 2
private acres near very wide trout stream in
the Galax area and New River State Park,
$139,500. Owner (866)789-8535. 5-15-1-5

Grand Opening Sale! Saturday, May 31st!
1+ acre lake access just $29,900- includes
-FREE boat slips! On 160,000 acre rec-
reational lake in Kentucky. Save $5000
GUARANTEED! Prime dockable lakefront
available. Lowest financing in 25+ years. Be
1st to see! Call now (800)704-3154, x1825.
5-15-1-5


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BED - QUEEN - $110 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 8-18-08-25-6

BED - FULL SIZE - $85 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 8-18-25-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT - $375
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-372-
7490 8-18-08-25-6

BED - KING - $170 PILLOWTOP
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in plas-
tic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can
deliver. 8-18-08-25-6

CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $450 352-333-7516

Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
8-18-25-6

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 $1100
(352) 372-7490 8-18-08-25-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
8-18-08-25-6

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 8-18-
25-6

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

DINETTE SET 5pc $120 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 8-18-25-6

**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.
8-18-25-6

BEQ- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$120 352-377-9846. 8-18-25-6

Bed-All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516.
8-18-25-6

BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 8-18-08-
25-6


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FUTON - $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 8-18-25-6

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
8-18-25-6

Hot Tub/Spa - $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 8-18-25-6

Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $90 317-4031

Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 8-18-25-6

FURNITURE & THINGS
Buy & Sell. New & Used. Wed-Sat 10-6
Corner of Waldo & Univ Ave 22 NE 11th St.
283-3080 8-18-08-25-6


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CASH PAID FOR LAPTOPS
Working or not, Joel
www.pcrecycle.biz 336-0075 8-18-25-7


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COmPUTER 5
8-18-25-7

Computer Help Fast Gatorland Computers
House/Dorm Fast response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount
w/lD. Certified MCSE Technicians. 338-8041.
www.GatorlandComputers.com 8-18-25-7

COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW '3th Street
8-18-08-25-7


- Bicycles

In the market for a new set of wheels or just
looking to add a second to that collection?
Want personalized handlebars or a fitted
seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds

NEW & USED BIKES FOR SALE
WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
* Best Prices in Town *
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
8-18-25-9


Mi For Sale

PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 8-18-08-25-10

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/
8-18-08-25-10

Need a spot to park that's close to UF? As
spaces become less available and more
expensive, for $50/mo you can have a
decaled spot on Alligator Alley, located at
1120 SW 1st Ave. These spots are rented
by the semester to accommodate students
and faculty alike. For more info, contact:
www.edbaurmanagment.com 1731 NW 6th
Street 375-7104 X110 8-18-25-10

PALM TREES (Windmill)
Compact for Patio or Balconies. Will not
freeze - Cold hardy. 4 feet tall/Easy to grow
$15. 352-374-4216 5-27-4-10

ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do you earn
$800 in a day? 30 Local Machines and
Candy $9,995. (888)629-9968 BO02000033.
CALL US: We will not be undersold! 5-15-
1-10


IMPORT EXPORT. Your Complete Guide.
Earn Big $$$. Worldwide Contacts. Products.
Manufacturers. Brokers Available. Work
From Anywhere. Call (800)812-3163 24/7.
5-15-1-10

BUILDINGS FOR SALE! "BEAT NEXT
INCREASE!" Deposit holds for 3 months.
25x40 $6100. 30x40 $7300. 35x70 $12,290.
40x80 $14,900. Many others. Manufacturer
since 1980...(800)668-5422. 5-15-1-10


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000000 SCOOTERS 00****00**
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
8-18-08-25-11

***GatorMoto*** Our new state of
the art facility will be completed this Spring!
We have new scooters starting at $999. lyr
Warranties. We also service ALL brands of
scooters. Pickup Available. Low Labor Rates.
Free estimates. 376-6275 GatorMoto.com
8-18-08-25-2

GATORMOTO is Gainesville's number 1
service facility. We repair ALL brands of
scooters. Pickups available. Lowest labor
rates around. Quickest turnaround time. Run
by Gator Grads so we know how to treat our
customers! 376-6275 8-18-08-25-2

LEAVING TOWN?
WE BUY USED MOTORCYCLES &
SCOOTERS AT FAIR PRICES. CALL RPM
MOTORCYCLES AT 377-6974 5-15-08-
3-11

*MOTORCYCLES / SCOOTER SERVICE*
TUNE UPS, DIAGNOSTICS, ENG WORK,
VALVE ADJ, TIRES. 'WE DO ITALL"
rpmmotorcycles.com OR CALL 352-377-
6974 518 SE 2nd St. GVILLE 8-18-26-11

INSTANT CASH$$$
For any motorcycle or scooter, running or not.
I come to you, call anytime- 352-441-0442
Please leave message. 5-27-08-5-11

2001 Suzuki LS650 Savage For sale.
$2,500 obo. approx. 11,000 miles, ga-
rage kept, 45mpg, extras. See http:
//scarlson.homeftp.net/motorcycle for details
and contact info. 5-20-08-2-11


0F Autos

*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
ORunning or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
OCall Don @ 215-7987 8-18-25-12

CARS - CARS Buy*SellTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
8-18-25-12

OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us
8-18-08-25-12

$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
8-18-25-12

JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY!
*** FREE * FREE * FREE* FREES**
MUST HAVE TITLE METRO GNV ONLY!
CALL DON 215-7987 8-18-25-12

CARS FROM $29/MO!
Hondas * Chevys * Jeeps and more!
$0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr.
For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
8-18-25 '-12

*FAST CASH PAID*
For cars, trucks, mopeds & motorcycles '94
& up. Running or not. Segovia 352-284-8619
8-18-25-12


New Car College Grad Financing Incentive.
Graduating in 6 months? OK. Assoc Arts,
or Bachelors? OK. Graduated in last two
years? OK. Call today, offer expires 4/30.
Call Bob Williams 352-215-9285 6-19-
28-12

2007 Toyota Camry (LE) for $1,9000
(Negotiable!)
Miles: 8500
Exterior Color: Dark Gray
Interior Color: Light Gray Leather Seats!
Looks like Brand New!!
Give me a call at 352-359-7717 5-22-4-12

2003 Nissan Sentra GXE sedan 95k auto-
matic, AC, silver with gray cloth, power every-
thing, very clean, $5,900 OBO 352.514.1800
-email for pics- lunadog@cox.net 6-10-
9-12

95 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
Automatic. Equipped with all options. 70K
miles. $22,000. Call 727-8148 5-29-6-12

97 CHEVY BLAZER
4 door, 4WD. Cold air, very clean with low
mileage. Equipped w/ all options. $29,000.
Call 727-8148 5-29-6-12


Wanted


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

LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
* Gold * Diamonds * Gems * Class Rings
* ETC * Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 8-18-
25-13

BEAN INSPIRATION!
Take a blind lady to Mass on Sundays and for
walks and shopping as needed. We'll have
lots of fun! And you will make a new friend!
Contact 219-6948. 5-22-08-72-13


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SECRET SHOPPERS
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, Training Provided
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
8-18-08-25-14

Political/Commercial Call Center
Phone reps needed ASAP Political & Corp
Campaigns. Up to $9/hr + bonus potential.
352/371-5888 X111, 4112 NW 22 Dr. 8-
18-25-14

PARADIGM PROPERTIES
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Sales & customer service exp.
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220 N. Main; 352-375-2152 x301
www.teamparadigm.com
8-18-25-14

DELIVERY DRIVERS up to $12/hr.
KITCHEN HELP $7.00-$7.25/hr.
CALIFORNIA CHICKEN GRILL 378-2442
8-18-25-14

INSIDE SALES PEOPLE
Fora major telecom company. Flexible hours.
PT or FT. No nights or weekends. Bilingual a
plus. EEOC. 372-2051 8-18-25-14

EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
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$$$$$$$$$$$$
Best part-time job you'll ever have.
NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St.
352-378-9204
8-18-08-25-14


PARK PLACE CAR WASH
Now Hiring FT & PT positions available.
Great environment: flexible hours. Apply in
person 7404 NW4th Blvd-Across from Home
Depot 8-18-08-25-14

Phone survey interviewers wanted.
Start work today! No sales,
opinion research only! Flexible
Scheds! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call Now!
8-18-25-14

If You're Not Earning
$500 A Day Part Time, visit
www.YouBenefitNow.com 8-15-07-5-14

$STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$
For gently used clothing/accessories & fur-
niture. No appt.necessary! - Sandy's Savvy
Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 372-
1226 8-18-08-25-14

Statewide Furniture Installers Needed.
Hiring Today for FT&Summer Work. Starting
$10-$12 On EXP. Hotel & Meal Comp.Fast
Advancement, Benefits, Vac & 401K. Must
Have valid FL DL. DFWP 352-373-7516.
6-3-72-14

G8RBAYcom
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& Competitive $ 0 Sales Experience
Required * eBay exp. + 0 Resume to
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Fun summer jobs! Earn Great Pay!
City of Gainesville Parks/Rec Dept.
is now hiring for seasonal recreation
and aquatics positions! Apply Online
today at www.cityofgainesville.jobs
AA/EO/DFW/Vets Pref Employer.
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RNs/LPNs NEEDED IMMEDIATELY-to cover
Gainesville or Tranton 8 hrs/day - 5 days/wk.
$18-23/hr. Only serious applicants should
apply. Requires Level II background screen-
ing. Call 352-284-2336 or fax 352-353-0437
5-29-13-14

FULL TIME MICROBIOLOGIST WITH
B.S., PART TIME LAB TECH POSITIONS
LONG TERM POSITIONS, PLEASE FAX
RESUME AND AVAILABILITY TO JANIE
352-378-6483, or e-mail to janies@abcr.com
5-15-08-8-14

Like Sushi?
Then join our growing Rolls 'n Bowls team!
Now hiring motivated, reliable, friendly and
energetic team members for CASHIER/
HOST & PREP positions, P/T & F/T. . Learn
how to make sushi and much more in a fun,
diverse, and high-paced environment. Strong
work ethic and excellent customer service
are an absolute must! Earn great pay while
having fun!! Apply in person at 3117 SW
34th St #1, University Towne Center (next to
Carrabbas). No calls please. 5-22-08-10-14

5 STAR PIZZA
is now hiring pizza makers and delivery driv-
ers. Great pay, flexible hours. Apply in person
at 600 NW 75th St. 333-7979 5-27-10-14

3 Ladies Needed
3 eve per week
2-2 1/2 hr per eve
$300 per week "
*No modeling req .
CALL 335-4814
The Lingerie Company
6-3-10-14

T/TH all day NANNY June 23
must be avail thru fall / spring
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume,
pix, sched. gnv@nanoneone.com 5-22-
08-6-14

FALL NANNY for 7yr old: big sis
needed; start 08-14; MWF 2:30-6
must commit thru May 09
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume,
pix, sched. gnv@nanoneone.com 5-22-
08-6-14

AM NANNY 15hrs/wk
2yr old / cats / needs long term
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume,
pix, sched. gnv@nanoneone com 5-22-
08-6-14

Full time nanny needed M-F
every other week; ASAP
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resumepix,
schedule to gnv@nanoneone.com 5-22-
08-6-14

Opus Cafe - Coffee Bar

We are searching for fun and active stu-
dents to work 12 to 30 hours per week at a
fast paced coffee bar near campus.

Starting pay is $7.25/hour + tips.

Call Tim for employment information at
352.262.0822.

An application may also be downloaded at
www.opus-cafe.com.
5-20-08-5-14


Planet Smoothie & Moe's Southwest Grill are
now accepting applications for all positions.
Please apply @ 3832 Newberry Road in the
Plaza Royale. 5-22-08-5-14

YMCA 'Paid to Play' opportunities

*AQUATICS
Summer Lifeguards
*CHILDCARE
Bus Drivers, After school and Summer
camp Counselors
*GYMNASTICS
Preschool and Rec Gymnastics
Instructors
*SPORTS
Sports Supervisors, Refs, Umps,
Score Keepers, Sports Intern
Contact Kelly Barone NCFYMCA 352-374-
9622 or visit www.ncfymca.org
5-15-08-3-14


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SALES AND MARKETING
We are expanding and
seeking self starters,
must be $$$ motivated,
team player, ready to
produce large results NOW!
Call 800-294-4186 8-28-30-14

RGIS INVENTORY SPECIALIST
* Year-round hourly work
* Immediate openings.
* $8 an hour to start
Apply online at RGIS.COM
Or by phone at 352-861-7004 8-18-08-
25-14

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right thru our website!
Just go to
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Visa and Mastercard accepted.

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- WEBSITE: RIDGWAYTRUSS.COM 5-22-
08-4-14

Hiring part-time in the UF Dept of Chemistry
Job includes fun atmosphere, inside work,
& general handy man work
No experience required Contact Joey Lott
262-6205 or jlott@chem.ufl.edu 5-27-5-14

WEB PROGRAMMERS, DEVELOPERS,
and ARTISTS wanted at the UF Center
for Instructional Technology and Training.
Develop your portfolio Please visit our
website for more information. Schedule is
flexible; pay starts at $10.00 per hour. Call
392-7249 ext 230, online application at http:
//www.citt.ufl.edu/employment.php. 5-27-
08-5-14

Opportunity in New Organic &
Sustainable Industry
The Worlds 1st extensive range of
internationally certified organic skin, hair,
body, cosmetic, oral and nutritional products.
Earn income while you study.
www.nothingyucky.com
352-514-9048
5-27-08-5-14

Part & Full Time available. Pinch-A-Penny
Pool & Patio Located behind Home Depot.
We will train you how to be a swimming pool
expert. Have fun and earn money! Apply in
Person 7112 W Univ. Ave. 7-8-08-15-14

Freelance program/web designer wanted.
Help local company integrate business
proccess/forms into paperless environment.
Fax 352.351.0219 or email
humanresourcesdirector@hotmail.com
5-27-08-5-14

Porter - needed for a student apt comm in
the UF area. Cleaning, trash removal and
gen maint. Qualified applicants must be able
to pass a background/drug test. Comp wage/
benefits. EOE. Please apply in person
at: 710 SW Depot Ave #129. PLEASE NO
PHONE CALLS 5-15-08-2-14

Yacht Jobs Availablel Entry level positions
for Stewardesses and Deckhands. pay
$2500/mo to start. Travel to Caribbean,
New England, and Mediterranean. Toll free
800-660-4624 or www.crewunlimited.com
5-29-6-14

Veterinary Technician/Assistant
Full or part time, some weekends, holidays.
Experience preferred. Apply in person
at Jonesville Animal Hospital, 14145 W.
Newberry Rd, Newberry. 7-10-16-14

Goal oriented salesperson to work with
aquarium hobbyists. Must have intermed/
adv knowledge. To apply bring resume to
Karen at Aquatropics. 2100 SW 34th st. 5-
22-08-4-14


Help Wanted






NOW HIRING
Experienced Notetakers and Editors
Summer 2008 .-.
Apply Online at www.SmokinNotes.com
5-22-4-14


$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 5-8 pm M-Th. 1900 SW
34 St Ste 206 (2nd floor above credit-B
6-19-08-12-14

A Great Day in Your Career

Employee Communications Specialist to
coordinate the implementation of strategic
communication plan; align internal em-
ployee campaigns with external campaigns;
research and develop appropriate commu-
nication vehicles for employees; coordinate
employee events; manage community out-
reach PR activities; serve as the liaison be-
tween corporate and divisions/subsidiaries
of Exactech; coordinate editorial schedules
for in-house production of print materials;
support content management of intranet
and internet; and collaborate with the human
resources team to develop employee reten-
tion activities. Proficiency in journalistic and
technical writing; project management; and
interpersonal skills is required. Candidates
must have a bachelor's degree and 3 years
experience. Please submit cover letter,
resume, and salary history to human.resour
ces@exac.Com. For more information please
visit www.exac.com. 5-27-5-14

Maintenance Support Technichian:
Assist Maintenance Manager with facil-
ity maintenance. 20hrs/week at $9.23/hr.
Flexible work schedule.
Cameron.Carter@MyFWC.com 258-6890
6-3-08-7-14

Nanny needed for two kids during summer
vacation: 9-6 M-F. Want outdoor activities,
Springs, Beach, etc. Call 352-318-5110 5-
27-5-14

Temporoary help needed for Lookirgy-Siass
Apartments "turn." Light maintenance, spack-
ling, etc. -Aug. 11-16, more days possible.
$8/hr, lunch is included. Call 376-1111 for
interview. 8-18-25-14

Technician Needed FT/PT
Tues/Thurs a must
Please apply in person
Institite of Veterinary Spec
4011 NW 43rd St. Suite A. 5-27-5-14

Clerical Position FT/PT
Tues/Thurs a must
Please apply in person
Institute of Veterinary Spec
4011 NW 43rd St. Suite A. 5-27-5-14

GatorMoto is hiring a mechanic to work only
on scooters. We will supply the tools, but
want someone with mechanical experience.
Starting pay will be $7.25/hr with the chance
of raises. Young and fun atmosphere.. email
Justin@GatorMoto.com for more info 6-19-
08-12-14






Have a 3.6 GPA & want to earn some extra
cash? We are now hinring notetakers for
summer 2008. Go to www.HowlgotanA.com
5-22-4-14

Administrative full time position, Gainesville
sports apparel company, strong computer
skills, excellent growth potential.
call 802.362.2992 cbv@together.net 5-27-
08-5-14

College student to call on fraternities,
sororities & clubs for silk screen and
embroidered products. Call 802.598.3388
5-27-08-5-14


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20, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, MAY 15,2008


Help Wanted Help Wanted


.*1 Help Wanted ) J'


Services


*i1 Event Notices I


CBSu
MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR (PT)
weekends & overnight, operate tech equip-
ment, record program feeds, maintain logs.
Computer skills are required. Entry level po-
sition, will train. Fax 352-332-1506 or e-mail
resume to hrdept@mygainesville.tv DFWP,
EOE 5-15-08-2-14

Part-time barn helper needed. Afternoon &
we*ked shifts avail. Must have prior horse
exp. Duties incl feeding horses, cleaning
stalls, & other general barn work: Visit web-
site: www.starquarry.com or 352-472-2991
5-22-4-14

Temp, part time Mon-Fri
leasing/clerical position must
be avail to work 9-3 needed
immediately -August
Call 352-371-1222 ask 4 Terry 5-22-4-14

LOT PERSON/CAR CLEANER NEEDED.
FT/PT. Must be responsible and have clean
driving record. Apply in person only at
Southeast. Car Agency, 39th Avenue. 5-15-
08-2-14

Part time help cleaning apts.
You gotta like to clean.
Must be honest and dependable.
Have own transportation.
Call 352-514-2472 M-F/9-5 5-20-08-3-14

Planting, mowing, mulching. Person needed
for lawn and garden care. Flexible hours.
Home located N of the Hwy patrol station.
$12 per hour. Fax resume to 386-462-7935.
6-3-08-7-14

Sales Representative to call on 600 local
area businesses for silk screen & embroi-
dered products. FT/PT commission with
draw. Call 802.598.3388 5-27-08-5-14

SANDY'S SAVVY CHIC RESALE
BOUTIQUE NOW HIRING. Great working
environment. PT/FT positions available. $7-
$7.50/hr + incentives. 352-372-1226 - 2906
NW 13th St. 5-29-08-6-14

UF VMC is seeking enthusiastic, outgo-
ing individuals that enjoy working with
2-legged & 4-legged clients. Apply online:
http://jobs.ufl.edu. FT (Req #0705412) &
PT (Req #0705417) positions. $10-12.50
5-27-08-5-14

Food Chemistry Laboratory Director:

Responsible for timeliness and scientific
quality of all routine data generated by staff
of 10 bench chemists for ISO 17025 ac-
credited food testing laboratory. Supervisory
responsibilities include hiring, training,
discipline and review as well as oversight
of daily operations to assure that activities
are carried out in accordance with Standard
Operating Procedures and quality control
protocols. Customer service responsibilities
include meeting customer deadline expecta-
tions and turnaround time requirements.

BS in chemistry, food science, or closely re-
lated discipline and minimum of three years
experience preferred.

Salary commensurate with experience and
qualifications. Excellent benefit package.

Email resume to janies@abcr.com 5-22-
4-14

HIRING EXPERIENCED WAITSTAFF &
HOSTESSES. Apply in person 39th Ave by
Santa Fe & NW 10th Place off Newberry Rd.
LaFiesta Mexican Restaurant 5-27-084-14

Summer Internship for students that are flu-
ent in Chinese and/or Japanese. Students
will "p with translations related to business
needs. This is a great opportunity for interna-
tional business or foreign language studies
students. Please send resumes to human.r
esources@exac.com. For more information
on Exactech please visit www.exac.com 5-
22-08-3-14

Fun babysitter needed for 2 children ages
4 and 6. M-F noon to 6 pm through end of
June. Must have car, references, ok with
pets.052-256-1741. 5-29-08-5-14


Now hiring full time and part time positions
for servers, counter personnel, cooks and
pizza cooks. Stop by Nero's Pizza and Pasta
located at 5240 NW 34th St. to pick up an
application. 6-10-8-14

Bartenders/Servers- JP GATORS is now now
hiring days & nights. Make money having fun.
Outgoing go getters wanted. Honesty & de-
pendability a must. Apply at 1605 SW 13th
St. No phone calls please. 5-22-08-3-14

Coffee Company is Hiring pt dependable
and flexible position. Apply at Gainesville
Regional Airport or bring resume be-
tween 7am-2pm must be 18 to apply.
jetfuelcc@gmail.com 5-22-08-3-14

Desperately UF professor needs baby-
sitting help, pick up 11 year old from St
Patrick's on NE 16th Avenue at 3 and watch
for 3 hours, 5 days per week, $150 per week
minimum. Call 262-2689 for details. 6-17-
08-10-14

Can you guess her age?
Participants needed for a study of age
perception in voices. $10 for one hour.
Email: debourgeois6@gmail.com
5-27-08-4-14

MEDICAL OFFICE
Looking for pre-med students evenings &
weekends. Fax a resume & hours of avail-
ability to 373-2230 5-27-08-4-14

Perfect Part Time Job
Reliable Confident Sales Reps
Needed for PT Evenings, Mon-Fri
Pd Wkly, Pd Tmg, Hrly + Comm
Leave Message @352-377-2573 6-17-08-
10-14

Growing Sales Company
Seeks Asst. Mgr for PT Evenings
Call Center Exp a plus, Good 2nd Job
Send resume to Teleselectl@bellsouth.net
or leave message @ 352-378-2262 6-17-
08-10-14

Guaranteed Weekly Settlement Check. Join
Wil-Trans Lease Operator Program. Get the
Benefits of Being a Lease Operator without
any of the Risk. (866)906-2982. Must be 23.
5-15-1-14

Internet business. Flexible hours. Earn $500-
$1000/month PT, $2000-$5000+ FT. Start
while keeping your current job. FREE details.
www.KE47.com. 5-15-1-14

Drivers: DON'T MISS THIS Sign-On Bonus
35-42 cpm Earn over $1000 weekly Excellent
Benefits Need CDL-A and 3 mos recent OTR
(800)635-8669. 5-15-1-14

BankCard Managers National Processor
looking for experienced BankCard Sales pro-
fessionals to manage sales team. 1st-yr po-
tential $187,070. 2nd-yr potential $339,576.
Lifetime Vested Residuals. (888)637-2426
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Collect up to $250/wk of Unemployment
Insurance! If you are unemployed and
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Start collecting Unemployment Insurance by
calling (800)582-87611 5-15-1-14

AWESOME FIRST JOB!! Now hiring moti-
vated sharp individuals to work and travel
entire USA. Paid training. Transportation,
lodging furnished. Call today, Start tomorrow.
(877)646-5050. 5-15-1-14

CDL-A DRIVERS: Expanding Fleet offer-
ing Regional/OTR runs. Outstanding Pay
Package. Excellent Benefits. Generous
Hometime. Lease Purchase on '07 Peterbilts.
NATIONAL CARRIERS (888)707-7729
www.nationalcarriers.com. 5-15-1-14

Drivers - REGIONAL! $1,100+/week.
Jacksonville Terminal. 100% Company
Paid Benefits. Class A-CDL & 100K Miles
Required. Paid Car-Haul Training! Call John
@ Waggoners, (912)571-0242. 5-15-1-14

Driver-BYNUM TRANSPORT- needs
qualified drivers for Central Florida- Local
& National OTR positions. Food grade
tanker, no hazmat, no pumps, great ben-
efits, competitive pay & new equipment.
(866)GO-BYNUM. Need 2 years experience.
5-15-1-14


BODYGUARDS - COUNTER ASSAULT
TEAMS Needed/USA AND OVERSEAS
$119 - $220K year. Bodyguards $250 - $750
a day 18 or older. (615)885-8960 ext 300 ww
w.BodyGuardTrainingUSA.com. 5-15-1-14


a - Services

IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
www.carrsmith.com 8-18-25-15

EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250' x
160' riding ring, round pen &jump paddock.
Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19 sepa-
rate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-3175
everglade-equestrian.com 8-18-25-15

Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services can get you certi-
fied under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos.
Day/eve/wkend. Class sizes limited. 338-
1193 for details. expresstrainingservices.com
8-18-08-25-15

PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
339-2199
8-18-25-15

TLC HORSEBOARD
All facilities & amenities, quality instruc-
tion; 15 minutes from UF. Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Ctr. 8-18-25-15

** GATOR MOVING & STORAGE **
Is offering the Share-the-Load Plan
Reserve your date & get reduced rates!
Limited time offers www.gatormoving.biz
352-374-4791 or 800-797-6766
8-18-08-25-15

T-SHIRT SCREEN PRINTING
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*Call or Stop by for a QUOTE*
MONSTER PRESS 373-3355
424 W UNIVAVE (in Spin Cycle)
8-18-25-15

MATH & PHYSICS TUTOR
First hour free. 10 years of experience.
Bilingual. Call Francisco at 352-494-8582
5-27-20-15

HORSE BOARDING
12 x 12 stall in cement block barn. Good
grass turnout with room to runl Only 3 stalls
available. 352-472-2627 for info & directions.
8-18-08-25-15

GUITAR COACHING
Are you ready to take your playing to the next
level? I can help. FIRST SESSION FREE.
Steve 352-363-0591 5-15-20-15

Website Design, 3D Graphics, Animations,
Logos, Banners, Ads... + CAD Drafting,
Digital Structure Modeling, Residential
Design, Architectural Renderings & Virtual
Video Tours/Presentations.
See Custom3DServices.com for a talented &
versatile 3D designer. 5-27-08-5-15

Need Your Gutter/Roof Cleaned?
Call Steve "The School Teacher"
Very Fair $. Lic/Ins. 352-377-7086
8-18-25-15

Get Paid to Save Money.
3 minute recorded call 641-715-3400 pin
701250#. If you like what you hear, call Dixie
904-994-7157.
www.generateresidualincome.com 5-29-
08-5-15

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movers, 15yrs+. Lic#1M707. We provide proof
of ins for every move. Local/longdistance
352-256-0999. Take $25 off your next move
7-29-20-15

HVAC Tech Training! Heat up your career!
No Exp needed. Get Nationally Certified in
3.5wks...Local job placement asst. financing
available Classes start now! (877)994-9904.
5-15-1-15


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Contracting, Real Estate Investing or
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www.JELtraining.com. 5-15-1-15

AIRLINE MECHANIC - Rapid training for high
paying Aviation Career. FAA predicts severe
shortage. Financial aid if qualify - Job place-
ment assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of
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ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from
Home. *Medical, *Business, *Paralegal,
*Computers, *Criminal Justice. Job place-
ment assistance. Computer available.
Financial Aid if qualified. Call (866)858-2121,
www.CenturaOnline.com. 5-15-1-15

NOW AVAILABLE! 2008 POST OFFICE
JOBS. $18-$20/HR. NO EXPERIENCE, PAID
TRAINING, FED BENEFITS, VACATIONS.
CALL (800)910-9941 TODAY! REF #FLO8.
5-15-1-15

Post Office Now Hiring[ Avg. Pay $20/hr or
$57K/yr Incl. Fed. Ben, OT. Offer placed by
Exam Services, not aff w/USPS which does
hiring. Call (866)713-4492. 5-15-1-15


Health Services

All Women's Health Center
ABORTION
Free Pregnancy Test
RU-486 Available
378-9191
www.abortiongainesville.com
8-18-25-16

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Groups forming now. 339-2199
8-18-25-16

ABORTION/ABORTION BY PILL (RU-486)
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Bread & Roses Women's Health Center
www.breadroses.com 352-372-1664
8-18-25-16

First Care of Gainesville
Urgent-Care / Walk-In Medical Clinic
4343 W. Newbery Rd, Ste #10, 373-2340
Students Welcome-No Appointment Needed
Most Insurances Accepted. 8-18-25-16


M - Personals


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HIV ANTIBODY TESTING
Alachua County Health Dept. Call
334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee)

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Buys and sells modern casual clothing. 509
NW 10th Ave. 375-3752. We pay cash. Open
10-6. We buy till 5.. 8-18-25-18


*Family Chiropractic*
Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F.
373-7070
8-18-25-18

SAVE ON RAYBAN/SUNGLASSES

University Opticians
300 SW 4th Ave. 378-4480
8-18-08-25-18


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share a common interest with or for your
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* Event Notices


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4 week camp
limited availability
For more information call
(352) 262-0595
2-21-30-20


There will be an auction on May 18th
at 10am on a '93 Ford Taurus VIN#
1FACP52U6PA256577 which will be held
at 3530 SE Hawthorne Rd, Gainesville, FL
5-15-1-20




M i| Entertainment




WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKET
Every Sat & Sun - Hwy 301
15 min from Gainesville 468-2255
8-18-25-21



SHOTGUN SHOOTING SPORTS
Open To Public Wed-Fri-Sat-Sun
1 PM to Dusk -Skeet-Trap-5 Stand, Olympic
trap- Gun Rental- Shells- 352-372-1044
gatorskeetandtrap.com 8-25-26-21




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Furry, feathery, scaly...no, not your
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I






THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 N ALLIGATOR, 21


Coach: UF still an underdog as team prepares for NCAA Regionals at home


SOFT, from page 23

been a lot of fun to watch."
The Gators, who are coming
off a regular season full of unprec-
edented success, aren't dwelling
on the fact that they enter the tour-
nament riding a 35-game winning
streak.
"I didn't know we'd won 35 in
a row until you just told me," said
Ratliff after media told her of the
team's streak. "Our goal is to win
every game. Our goal at the begin-
ning of the season was to win 50


games. When we set that goal we
were kind of like, I don't know
50 is a lot of games. Now we look
back and we've won 62 games and
we're kind of like, wow ... we did
not expect to be here."
The Gators' last loss came
back on March 12, a 1-0 defeat at
Alabama.
Though it may seem like a
lifetime since that loss to the Tide,
Ratliff said that the team isn't wor-
rying about anything except the
next game.
"If you're dwelling about what


you did before ... if you're think-
ing about how good or how bad
you were before, you're going
nowhere," she said. "Bad at bats?
Forget about
- them. Errors?
Forget about
-them. For us it's
Softball about living in
the present, liv-
ing now and stay-
ing focused."
Quite a bit has changed since
Walton arrived in Gainesville in
2006. The coach admitted that in


the beginning he even had a hard
time selling his program to in-state
recruits.
"To be honest with you, when
I first got here it was really dif-
ficult to recruit in this state," he
said. "Kids were going to other
programs in the SEC because they
had won. We lost a lot of blue-chip
kids."
Walton said that the success of
the football and men's basketball
programs have done a lot for his
team.
"There's a buzz now," Walton


said. "Florida's got the name and
now we have the product on the
field to go with it. Kids are going
to want to be here."
While the Gators have come
a long way in the last few y&ars,
there is still a long way to go.
Walton said that getting to the
Women's College World Series
would validate everything his
team has worked for this season.
"We're on this stage now, but
we're still an underdog," he said.
"We haven't won anything_-. matters yet on a national level."


O'Sullivan says starting pitching good, but bullpen needs to improve for Vanderbilt


BASE, from page 23

Vanderbilt this weekend and the postsea-
son looming, it has become clear that the.
bullpen will be key to UF's success.


"We've been putting runs on the board,
and for the most part our starting pitch-
ing has been pretty good," coach Kevin
O'Sullivan said. "We've just got to shore
up our bullpen. We don't have a guy at the


MinLew.Al. ligato. r Staff
."- -. ". ' ..


Marianne Lijewskl / Alligator Staff
UF pitcher Tommy Toledo throws to first base during the Gators' 10-4 loss to Arkansas
on April 13 at McKethan Stadium. Toledo and UF start a series today against Vandy.


end of the game who's got 90-92 (mph on
his fastball) with a plus secondary pitch.
We've been piecing it together with some
experience and guys being crafty. But
scouting reports get out, so we've got to
make adjustments ourselves.
"Our guys are our guys and we're go-
ing to stay with them. They've had success
in the past, so they're going to have to find
their confidence and give us some good
outings down the stretch here."
One of those guys is freshman Tommy
Toledo, who started for the Gators just two
days after a relief stint in Sunday's 8-7 loss
to Alabama that saw him give up three
runs without retiring a batter.
"'That was our thought process after
Sunday's game," O'Sullivan said. "We
wanted to run Tommy right back out
there. There was no sense in letting him
sit on it for a week and have him feel bad
about it."
Toledo bounced back nicely, going
four scoreless innings. Both Toledo and
Mullaney were on limited pitch counts so
they would be available for the weekendd.
The. bullpen's performance was espe-
cially important.
Tuesday's game served as the final
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of the season, and the stakes couldn't be
any higher.
Going into the series with Vanderbilt,
which starts tonight at 6:30, the Gators
control their own destiny in terms of post-
season play.

"This is a big weekend for us.
We're going to come out and play
hard for ourselves and for our fans
as well."
Avery Barnes
UF Outfielder


Six teams in the Southeastern
Conference stand within a game of each
other, battling for five spots in the SEC
Tournament in Hoover, Ala.
"It pretty much boils down to us,"
Barnes said. "We need to take care of
business this weekend and get the series
against Vanderbilt. Two wins pretty much
assures us of a spot in the SEC Tournament,
and if we can win two it takes away all the
factors of us relying on somebody else. to
help us out.
"This is a big weekend for us. We're
going to come out and play hard for our-
selves and for our fans as well."


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22, ALLIGATOR S THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008


Teams begin Round of 16


* THE WOMEN'S TENNIS TEAM PLAYS
VANDERBILT TODAY AT 7 P.M.

By BRIAN STEELE
Alligator Staff Writer
bsteele@alligator.org

Vanderbilt, here's some news you don't want
to hear:
Megan Alexander is doing the same thing as
she did last season. The finish line of the season
iA sight, and Alexander is sprinting toward it.
Last season, the then-freshman finished
strong as she won her singles and doubles
matches in the Round of 16 and then dominated.
UCLA's 40th-ranked Tracy Lin 6-2, 6-4 in the
Gators' quarterfinal loss.
Now Alexander is coming on strong again,
and No. 6 UF will hope for similar results when
the Gators (22-2) take on the Commodores (20-5)
today at 7 p.m. in Tulsa, Okla., in the Round of
16.
Coach Roland Thornqvist even said
Alexander may have been his team's best player
during NCAAs last season. Thornqvist said
Alexander has been "very up and down" this
season, but now the sophomore has come back
to form.
"Her and (associate head coach) Dave
(Balogh) have gone way above and beyond what
we require for about a month now," Thornqvist
said. "It's starting to pay off. She's fitter than
she's been all year. That's a big part of her con-
fidence."
But dealing with pressure isn't anything
new to Alexander. Last season at home against


Miami, it came down to her against Audrey
Banada, who Thornqvist called "one of the
toughest outs in the country." UF's freshman
came through and won the game, clinching the
match. Now everyone knows how she can deal
with being in the pressure cooker.
"She's a gamer," Thomqvist said. "When the
lights are on, she always performs. The fact that
she's playing well now with the stakes high is
not surprising to me."
The No. 9 men (17-7) also
hope to continue their quest

pionship when they match
up against No. 7 Texas (22winnin-5)
Friday at 4 p.m. That match
will also be in Tulsa, and both
Alexander Gator squads will stay until
they lose or come back home
with the championship trophy
"This team has every intention of winning
four more matches," UF Coach Andy Jackson
said. "Texas will be tough, but we're tough,

While it's been a somewhat inconsistent
season for the men, things have looked awfully
good for them lately The Gators cruised through
the opening two rounds by sweeping Navy 50them.
and Miami, who they lost to earlier in the sea-
son, 4-1.
Senior Nestor Briceno was particularly im-
pressive through the first two rounds, winning
both his doubles matches throughout the week-
end by a combined score of 16-7 and then was
even stronger in singles play winning all four
of his games and not allowing more than four
points in any of them.


BRIAN, from page 23


I'm pumped when a girl will listen
to my rambling for 10 minutes.
"[Walton's] a neat, put together
guy," said senior Mary Ratliff, the
lone holdout from the previous
Karen Johns era. "Cross your T's,
dot your I's. He's that guy."
Being that guy doesn't make it
easy on your team, though.
"Even if we win, he's like, 'Look
at what we did here, here and
here,'" outfielder Kim Waleszonia
says. "We need to improve this
so we can keep winning against
teams that are better in that area."
Walton said he has missed out
on some blue-chip prospects in the
beginning of his tenure.
But the key word there is
'missed.' By saying he missed
them, that means he took a shot
at them.
After a while, you're going
to get one. And that's just what
Walton is.starting to do.
He's brought in people that
fit his style and his program, and
they're talented. Very talented.
And they're winners.
"Some of them have played at
the highest level there is before


Division I-College Softball," Ratliff
said. "If you look around, they
know every other player on every
other team because they've played
against them since they were 8
years old.
"That's probably the biggest
asset to our team. You got to go
after the big dogs, and we landed
a couple."
Ratliff is the only senior on this
team. Tim, you owe an apology for
what your team is probably going
to do to the rest of the country next
season.
"The guy's 62-2, I'm not sure
if you can ever expect that type of
success," Foley said. "He's done an
outstanding job of recruiting and
coaching these young ladies. That
record is most surprising, that's
hard to do in anything."
But when you work as hard as
Walton, it's not that surprising.
Since he's lived and breathed the
sport for the vast majority of his
life, it makes sense that he knows
every detail. He's molded Stacey
Nelson into perhaps the best
pitcher in the country.
But for someone who's pitched
in the College World Series for
Oklahoma, well, no offense,
Jeremy, but maybe it's not that
surprising.


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Gainesville gets ready for softball-filled weekend


* THE GATORS WILL FACE
GEORGIA TECH ON FRIDAY.

By MIKE DiFERDINANDO
Alligator Staff Writer
mdiferdinando@alligator.org

Forget football, this weekend
Gainesville is a softball town.
To say that the Gators, the
No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA
Tournament, were flying under the
radar at the beginning of the season
would probably be an understate-
ment.
While UF (62-2, 27-1 Southeastern
Conference) was ranked No. 13 at the
start of the 2008 season, even the team
itself couldn't have predicted the suc-
cess they have had this season.
"No one expects us to do anything
because our program has never been
in this position before," senior Mary
Ratliff said.
The Gators will face No. 4 seed
Georgia Tech (31-29, 9-11 Atlantic
Coast Conference) Friday at 6 p.m.
to start out the NCAA Regionals. It's
the Yellow Jackets' seventh straight
NCAA Tournament appearance.
Tech, which was 10-21 on March
{0, was able to finish the season by


winning 21 of its last 29 games on its
way to a fourth-place finish in the
ACC.
The Jackets enter the tournament
on a high note, having won 14 of their
last 17 games including seven wins
over teams ranked in the RPI top 50.
They are 0-3 all time against UF.
As a result of their No. 1 seed, the
Gators will not have to leave home
until the Women's College World
Series should they advance in the
tournament.
A home-field advantage means a
lot more now than it has in the past.
Thanks to the team's success this
season, the football- and basketball-
fixated fans of Gainesville have
discovered the wonderful world of
softball.
"Everybody loves a winner and it
doesn't matter what i you're playing,"
UF coach Tim Walton said. "People
support winners."
Ratliff said she has seen quite a
change in the home crowds since the
beginning of the season.
"Watching our crowds develop
over the season has been incredible,"
she said. "We have a whole lot of fans
that are into every pitch now. It's
SEE SOFT, PAGE 21


r" pqffi- - .


Marianne Lijewski / Alligator Staff
Mary Ratliff connects on a ball during the Gators' 8-0 win against Stetson in Pressly Stadium on
Feb. 17. Ratliff, a senior, will help lead UF into Regional play starting on Friday.


Gators Bulldoze USF 12-2


By SHANNON McCARTHY
Alligator Staff Writer
smccarthy@alligator.org

It would have been easy for UF to
come out flat in its last nonconference
game of the season.
But after a nightmarish weekend
that saw the bullpen blow two late-in-
ning leads, the Gators put on a strong
performance on Tuesday night.
"It was a big win for us as far as
confidence goes," said outfielder
Avery Barnes, who was 3-for-5 with
a triple in the contest. "Last weekend,
it's a weekend you hope to never
have, but unfortunately it happened,
and it was a great job by our team
tonight to bounce back and put a 'W'
up."
It was the offense that stole the
show, with Clayton Pisani and
Jonathan Pigott belting two-run hom-
ers to key the 17-hit attack.


But the Gators (31-20) were buoyed
by the efforts of their bullpen in a 12-2
rout of South Florida.
Four UF relievers combined to
hold the Bulls (26-25) to two runs
(one earned) in the final five frames,
with sophomore Kyle Mullaney earn-
ing the win after three
solid innings. His only
mistake was a solo
homerun to USF's Joey
Baseball Angelberger in the
sixth inning.
"It was really important for us,"
Mullaney said. "We just needed to
go out and throw strikes and pitch
well."-
It was a far cry from the previous
four games, in which the bullpen had
surrendered a total of 20 runs in the
seventh inning or later.
With a crucial series against

SEE BASE, PAGE 21


Foley finds another coaching gem


You know those times when you clean
your room and proudly pronounce
to your parents that you're done?
Then they come in and find that sock
under your bed that's been missing for two
months. Or maybe it's that back comer in
the room where your vacuum couldn't
quite suck up that piece of yam.
My mom was certainly good at that,
making me redefine my definition of a
"neat freak" constantly. But it must be an
even bigger pain to be one of Tim Walton's
kids.
Oh, Jeremy, you've done it again.
Athletic Director Jeremy Foley has found
the Billy Donovan and Urban Meyer of the
softball world. Congratulations, Gators,
you have another young gem of a coach.
Walton knows the game of softball in-
side and out - every single detail, or, in
this case, where that sock under the bed is.
"Tim works very hard," Foley says of
the third-year coach. "You can't be suc-
cessful without an outstanding work ethic.
Being a good person - I mean that by easy
to talk to, someone who likes people, cares
about people. The ability to relate to young
people. He's done a great job doing that.
He's come in here, worked hard, no ex-
cuses, never asked for anything and that's


Brian Steele


why he's been suc-
cessful."
When Foley
says successful, he
means going 62-2
this season. Excuse
me, I mean 62 and


Steele-ing Bases friggin' 2.
bsteele@alligator.org What have you
done for the past
64 days? Drank a few cases of Bud Light.
Sipped some Margaritas with Jose Cuervo
during Cinco de Mayo. Maybe even failed
an exam or two, then forgotten that exam
with a few more cold ones. You've probably
even gone home and given mom and dad
dearest a few hugs.
While you've done all that, this squad
has not lost one game. Not one slip up. Not
one flub. Not one, "Oh well, we'll get 'em
next time."
That's 64 games since Feb. 8. That
means, for Walton, 64 times that he had to
get a bunch of college students' mindset
right, and he's only missed the mark twice.
And the two losses were by one run, and
one was in extra innings. I dare you to try to
keep your friends' attention for 20 minutes.

SEE BRIAN, PAGE 22


U NBA: Hornets vs. Spurs
ESPN, 9 p.m.
ENHL: Penguins vs. Flyers
Versus, 7:30 p.m.


NBA
Celtics 96
Cavaliers 89
NHL
Stars 3
Red Wings 1


M 1976: Heidi Hertz becomes the first UF
female athlete to win a national track and
field title by winning the AIAW Penthalon
crown in Manhattan, Kan. UF finished eighth
overall, its best finish ever.


M The UF men's golf team starts play in the
Central Regional today in Columbus, Ohio. UF
has been to the NCAA Championship round
eight straight seasons. Check Tuesday's
Alligator for full coverage.






24, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008


UF TRACK AND FIELD

Karsuma, Gators prepare for SEC Championships


By MIKE DiFERDINANDO
._ Alligator Staff Writer
mdiferdinando@alligator.org
For Liene Karsuma, the road to
Bejing runs through Gainesville.
The freshman from Riga, Latvia,
has her eye set on the 2008 Olympic
Games in Beijing, China.
While Karsuma is focused on
he'collegiate career at the mo-
ment, she dreams of international
competition.
"I want to jump 1.91 [me-
ters] so I can qualify for the


Latvian Olympic team," she said.
"Hopefully I will be able to make
it to the Olympic Games."
She plans to compete in the
Latvian Olympic trials later this
summer in hopes of qualifying for
the national team.
Karsuma is no stranger to
competing internationally, how-
ever. She took the gold in the 2007
Latvian Junior Championships.
Karsuma also won silver in
the 2007- European Junior
Championships and the Latvian
National Championships.


The women's track program
has produced 10 Olympians who
have competed for four different
countries since 1992.
There have been two Olympic
track and field medals won by
UF athletes, a bronze medal by
Michelle Freeman in 1996 and
another bronze medal by Novlene
Williams in 2004.
But before she can turn her at-
tention to Olympic glory, Karsuma
must first focus on the task at had.
Karsuma and the rest of the UF
track and field teams will make the


Marianne Lijewski / Alligator Staff
Bernard Middleton runs the 400 Dash during the Pepsi Florida Relays on April 4 at Percy Beard Track.
Middleton will be one of several Gator athletes to compete this weekend in the SEC Championships.


trip to Auburn, Ala., this weekend
for the Southeastern Conference
Outdoor Championships.
The UF women will try and
bring home the program's fifth
SEC-team title, while the men will
look to capture their fourth.
The last conference champion-
ship for the Gators came in 2003
when the women, led by SEC
Coach of the Year Tom Jones,
brought home the title.
The Gators, currently ranked
No. 3 in the nation, will have their
hands full when they arrive on the
plains.
Nationally ranked LSU (4),
Auburn (8), Tennessee (14),
Arkansas (15), Kentucky (17),
South Carolina (22) and Georgia
(24) will all be in attendance.
The Gators enter the meet with
a combined 35 athletes who each
rank in the top-10 in the SEC for
their respective events.
Karsuma has certainly made a
quick impression on the coaching
staff.
UF planned to lean heavily
on sophomore Shara Procter and
junior Jenna Utech in the high
jump this season, but it has been
Karsuma who has stolen the show.
She was able to rack up three
wins in her first five collegiate
meets during the indoor season
and has already moved into third
all-time on UF's indoor long jump
list.
Her jump of 1.80 meters at the
Iowa State Classic set a new fresh-
man record in the event.
. Karsuma was named
Southeastern Conference female
freshman of the week on Feb. 5
after setting the mark.
Though she has not been able
to secure a first-place finish during
the outdoor campaign, Karsuma
has continued to be a solid per-


former for the Gators.
"She has made an immediate
impact on the team," Assistant
Track Coach Rana Reider said.
"The way that her training is going
and the way that she is jumping
right now, I think that she is going
to exceed our expectations."
New coaching, a new environ-
ment and the simple adjustment to
college life can be trying for most
18 year-old athletes, especially one
from halfway around the world.
But Karsuma has a slightly dif-
ferent mentality
than most of her
classmates.
Her maturity
and experience
set her apart
from most of the
other wide-eyed
Karsuma freshmen who
set foot on a col-
lege campus for the first time.
And her international experi-
ences have helped her on this col-
lege stage.
"Competing at that level, com-
peting at the European Junior
Championships against older
athletes, she's just not intimidated
by anything," Reider said. "She
has big goals internationally. She
wants to compete in the World
Championships and Olympics."
Standing on the track at James
G. Pressley Stadium, Karsuma
is thousands of miles away from
home.
The shy blue-eyed blonde ad-
mits that it has not been easy being
so far away from her family, but
said that the opportunity to come
to Gainesville was too good to
pass up.
"Being so far away from my
home has been hard, but coming to
Florida was a big opportunity for
me, for my future," Karsuma said.


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*hAVI Not officially associated with the University the independent florida iggato of Florida Published by Campus COMMUnications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida WA I fc Y n ;d VOLUME 10 ISSUE 145 V ll VI IIIII. U ~ .THURSDAY, MAY 15,2008 Trustees approve Machen's budget cuts By KATIE SANDERS Alligator Staff Writer ksanders@alligator.org UF's Board of Trustees approved President Bernie Machen's plans to shrink the university's budget by $47 million on Wednesday morning, resulting in about 130 layoffs. The board, UF's highest governing body, also granted Machen a 60-day extension to consult with faculty and department chairs about which programs and degrees should be cut following clamor that decisions were not made with shared governance. No matter how it's finally carried out, the multimillion dollar proposal will slice 6 percent from the budgets of all UF colleges-and units. Machen announced that the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will keep its doctoral programs in French, German and philosophy after they were set to be cut. However, the programs will not be allowed to admit students for three years starting with the 2009-2010 acaMachen demic year to help cope with the college's $5.97 million budget cut. Under the revised plan, the CLAS dean could petition the provost to reopen admission to the doctoral programs for the fall 2012 semester after the 2011-2012 academic year. The change means less faculty and staff layoffs for CLAS, which was slated to lose the most faculty of any college in the budget proposal released May 5. SEE TRUSTEES, PAGE 8 Lazy Day On The Lake Naya Pessoa, Pierre Delinois and Jordan Alva sail on Lake Wauburg Tuesday afternoon, enjoying the pleasant summer weather. The lake, which is free to UF students with a student ID, will be celebrating its 90th anniversary this fall. Sarah Hsu / Alligator Staff UF ADMINISTRATION Institute cries foul By JESSICA BRANDI Alligator Contributing Writer After $200,000 in state funds were cut from UF's Documentary Institute, supporters of the institute argue that it was unfairly targeted by the dean of the College of Journalism and Communications. The college will lose $580,000 as part of UF's $47 million worth of budget cuts. Aside from three vacant faculty and staff positions that will be eliminated, the institute is the only area of the college affected "My goal is to maintain our reputation and remain one of the elite programs in the country." John Wright title TBA mll by the cuts. The institute is a two-year graduate program in which students create documentary films. SEE DOC, PAGE 8 By CASSIDY MIRABITO Alligator Contributing Writer Recent hard freezes, lack of rain and gusty winds have dried out Alachua County to the point of creating fire risks. The Alachua County Commission and Chief Will May Jr., the director of Alachua County Emergency Services, issued a burn ban that started Friday for the county. The county-wide burn ban prohibits all outdoor fire hazards such as firecrackers, sparklers and burning garbage, said Chief Harry Collins of the Alachua County Fire Rescue. Fires used for outdoor cooking are permissible, but Collins said he encourages all residents to keep an eye on loose coals. "It is very easy with the breezy weather to have a simple fire get away from you," Collins said. Agricultural burnPublic ing is allowed with Safety a permit from the Florida Division of Forestry. Krista Ott, Gainesville Fire Rescue spokeswoman, said the ban was issued to raise public awareness of weather conditions that are ideal for wildfires. Ott said enacting a ban also depends on the burn ban decisions of SEE BURN, PAGE 9 Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers 0 The UF softball team will put its 35-game winning streak to a test this weekend as the Gators host NCAA Regional Action. UF's first game is against Georgia Tech on Friday. See story, Page 23. FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 the AVENUE 10 CLASSIFIEDS 14 Partly CROSSWORD 17 cloudy SPORTS 23 88/69 visit www.alligator.org / Recy~Ie ~ ~/ County issues burn ban Dry, windy weather to blame 0 UF's Student Senate voiced concerns about the impact of budget cuts on campus diversity. See story, Page Four.

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THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 K ALLIGATOR, 3 FAS able to avoid faculty layoffs after $9.5M cut By KATIE SANDERS Alligator Staff Writer ksanders@aIigator.org UF's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences will face the largest monetary cuts of all UF colleges and administrative units next year, when it will lose $9.5 million and about 110 faculty and staff positions. Though the figure is large, the multi-million dollar purge is consistent with the 6 percent cuts taken across campus, said Jimmy Cheek, senior vice president of IFAS, in a Friday telephone interview. The cuts will eliminate 14 faculty and 96 staff positions, 44 of which are vacant. No faculty will be fired, but IFAS faces 66 staff layoffs. Retaining faculty was Cheek's highest priority when deciding what to eliminate and what to protect, he said. "Faculty are the intellectual resource of the university," he said. "We have to have the capacity to fill some vacant positions over time." Cheek Because UF is the state's land-grant university, there is an IFAS extension office in each county and 13 research centers statewide, said Jack Battenfield, WAS spokesman. He said staff cuts were directed toward the institute's research centers across the state and in Gainesville. Recent resignations and the arrival of new grants provide unexpected funding that could save some positions slated to be laid off. Cheek said he anticipates the number of proposed layoffs to be lower by July 1. In addition to seeking private donations for UF's capital campaign, Florida Tomorrow, Cheek said he has been encouraging faculty to seek grants, contracts and endowments for more support. "We've got to be more entrepreneurial," he said. Bar specials put drinkers over legal limit, study finds 0 LOCAL PARTICIPANTS TOOK BREATH TESTS. By NATHALY LONGAS Alligator Contributing Writer "Ladies night," "two-forone" and "all-you-can-drink" -Gainesville bars offer all kinds of specials to college partiers. But according to a new UF study, the deals could create a cocktail for catastrophe. The study shows that those who take advantage of specials are four times as likely to leave a bar or club with a blood-alchohol level exceeding the legal limit for driving than those who do not. Virginia Dodd, the study's coauthor and UF assistant professor of health education and behavior, said people take advantage of drinking specials because they see it as a bargain. "It's almost, I U F believe, a game ______ to see how drunk l you can get for little or no money," Dodd said. Participants were given breathtesting devices to measure their blood-alcohol level as they left specials compared to 52 percent of Gainesville bars. men. Of the 291 participants, about Researchers used breath tests 61 percent were men and about 39 because they are more reliable than percent were women. self-reports, said Dennis Thombs, The study reveals that gender UF health education and behavior didn't come into play when it came professor and leader of the study. time for breath tests, Dodd said. "Self-reports rely in memory, She said in a subsequent study, honesty and sobriety," Thombs said. researchers found that 65 percent "Many of the people outside bars of women took advantage of the don't have any of these things." WE THINK MORE THINGS SHOULD BE FREE. Say hello to VyStar Credit Union and say goodbye to hidden fees and extra charges on your checking, savings, and loans. Since 1952, our focus has been on delivering the highest quality financial services at the lowest possible cost. Stop by our new Gainesville Branch and introduce yourself to the kind of service you deserve. At VyStar, we never forget that it's your money. GRA ND a z CELEBRATION MAY 15-17, 2008 JUST SOUTH OF ARCHER RD ON 34TH ST, 352-372-1645 -www vyStarcu.org FREE MEMBERSHIP FREE DOOR PRIZES FREE NEW MEMBER GIFTS -$10 GIFT CERTIFICATES TO YOUR CHOICE OF AREA RESTAURANTS & RETAILERS WITH NEW ACCOUNTS $10 DONATION TO CHARITY OF YOUR CHOICE WITH NEW ACCOUNTS FREE ENTRYTO DRAWING FOR MORE THAN $1,500 IN CASH AND PRIZE GIVEAWAYS* (VySt a r 'N"I, I-, --y ft, %,V t,1,d b0rld, I 12-6,1-1 yJ4,y 1711h,240 ( -I -dwb, vh nov;.11 phvl, 0"", ", .(1 "!".41""41, '11, 1 t-', C" I q,,0A6t-,,d th,:,: gd,-I-,,, 00y""; 0, b--At,q,, --kp,.d. Off" fl-I'hil" "ppl", hl't I .'Ayol It, Al h-, 16' I I-,A1aPP,,,,I VYSTAR MEMBERSHIP IS OPEN TO ALL PEOPLE IN THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES"-, Find out how thousands of students save lie egnd earn cash by donating IM I IE 0 8 S CA n" plasma regularly! Earn $180/mo. donating plasma regularly!. :NeedGas 1 Money? IsM jot $5 deW Mt Donaton 150 NW 6th St. .352.378.9204 C

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4, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 Student Senate weighs in on recent budget cuts E SENATORS VOICE CONCERN OVER CUTTING LANGUAGE PROGRAMS. BY ELIZABETH LEVA Alligator Contributing Writer Student senators unanimously passed a resolution at Tuesday's meeting requesting that the UF administration consider more voices when making decisions about budget cuts. The resolution expresses the discontent of senators and students who see future faculty layoffs and program eliminations as placing UF further from its commitment to diversity. The resolution will be presented at the Faculty Senate meeting today. The proposed elimination of the Vietnamese and Korean undergraduate language programs offended some senators, who said the growing economies of those countries will continue Student to enhance their global G0VlernlMent importance. Sen. Megan Vu warned that if the elimination occurs, other language programs could be affected in the future. Voting on (!abinet appointees was on the meeting's agenda but was delayed until Tuesday's meeting after it was pointed out that the Replacement and Agenda Committee had not approved the appointees' applications before they appeared before the Senate. It would have been against Student Body statutes to confirm the appointees. Student Body President Kevin Reilly sent the Cabinet hopefuls away with apologies for their wasted time. LOCAL NEWS Though few respond to city survey, results are positive By APRIL DUDASH Alligator Staff Writer The results are in. After collecting and compiling data since the end of January, Gainesville's Strategic Planning Division released the findings of a citywide survey intended to get feedback from the community. Of those who completed the survey, about 78 percent reported feeling Gainesville is either an "excellent" or "good" place to live. They also rated the overall impression of city employees very high, said Lila Stewart, city strategic planner. "Many of them felt that city employees were very responsive," Stewart said. The survey results were presented to the Gainesville City Commission on April 28. Possible follow-up actions include city-staff workshops and "Many of them felt that city employees were very responsive." Lila Stewart city strategic planner group meetings that focus on solving some of the pinpointed problems, such as public parking and slow job growth. Out of about 1,200 households that were mailed the survey and multiple reminders, 264 surveys were returned. The response rate was 22 percent, lower than the 25 to 40 percent response typically received by other cities conducting similar surveys, Stewart said. City officials are brainstorming ways to reach UF and SFCC students and to compare Gainesville to other university towns, she added. The city used The National Citizen Survey, which was sponsored by the International City/ County Management Association in cooperation with the National Research Center. It was the first time Gainesville used this survey, which cost $8,900 to implement. Stewart said it can be used as a helpful benchmarking tool, and they plan to use it again in fall 2009. If what happened on your inside happened on your outside, would you still smoke? Learn not to burn. AMERICAN /CANCER SOCIETY $4.99 Daily Lunch swciala 10% DIScOunt for UF emplaoeDENTAL RESEARCH STUDY IRB# 117-2007 The University of Florida Periodontal Disease Research Clinic is seeking healthy individuals to participate in a dental research study. The study requires that you come to our clinic for up to 3 visits. These subjects may be asked to participate in future dental studies. You may be eligible if: mYou are at least 18 years of age. -You are in good general health. -You have at least 8 natural front teeth -You have NOT taken antibiotics two weeks prior to study initiation. 'You do NOT have severe gum disease or are under treatment for gum disease. Eligible participants will receive an oral examination and financial compensation of up to $60.00. If interested, please call our office at (352) 273-6675 between 8 AM and 1 PM M-F for more information Some People Have A Lot to Say About OW idependeilt florida 9","gator~g "Writing'1 tltnlmn for Ihe ;\lliator Was a piece of cake. We had Nixon in (he White louse, anld ach day provided a wonderlnl le' atrocity. It wa Is a SpIc~ldid opportunity for a Cothn1 111iSt tO InUs.' the \al Cf contelplt ridico and satire. It also gave nie a pile of newspaper clippings that ContlntLe to scare the hell out ol ediors y Ias lucer Carl Hiaasen i'' Ci'i 0i111111 t i Tio tian umors and internationally famous author OPEN HOUSE Tuesday, May 20th, 2008 1:00-5:00 PM Positions Available +Editor -The Avenue *Editor -Freelance +Writers -All Sections 'Photoyraphers -Stall and Strin(ers 'Copy Editors -News and Sports +Opinion Columnists .AIiv'alor huiildi~n' is located at I (5 W foi roslv
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THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 N ALLIGATOR, 5 ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS UF works to cut paper use By ELIZABETH LEVA Alligator Contributing Writer Several UF departments have formed a new awareness campaign called "Think Before You Ink" to solve a large financial and environmental problem -excessive waste of paper. Kyle Cavanaugh, senior vice president of administration, said the campaign consists of three stages that will be introduced over the summer. The first stage focuses on reducing the number of excessive printouts and photocopies produced on campus. Anna Prizzia, UF sustainability outreach coordinator, said UF is one of the only universities left in the nation that allows its students to print from most computer labs for free. She said UF may have to begin charging for every printout to emphasize the value of the paper. Cavanaugh said the second stage aims to persuade faculty, staff and students to post newsletters, magazines and reports online instead of distributing them as handouts. Upon completion of the third stage, UF will print large-scale publications exclusively from a select group of certified printers based upon their levels of service, affordability and sustainability, Cavanaugh said. For these programs to work, Prizzia said they need an internal communication program, which led them to develop the Green Team. -The Office of Cavanaugh Sustainability wants every college and department to contribute to the Green Team, a volunteer network to create awareness and enforce sustainability practices, she said. 'We have such a decentralized campus," she said. "I know people are trying to promote their conservation programs, but they can't reach all of UF's areas at once." College gets new PR chair BY ELIZABETH LEVA Alligator Contributing Writer A new position, the first of its kind in the United States, will soon come to the UF College of Journalism and Commni-ications. The college announced Tuesday the creation of the nation's first endowed chair of public relations with a focus on public interest communications. The Frank Karel Chair in Public Interest Communications is named after one of the college's 1961 Alumni of Distinction. The Trellis Fund, the family foundation of Karel's wife, Betsy Karel, will grant $2 million to fund the position. "So many people out there use communications to try to change the world to make someone money," Frank Karel said. "But I hope this will motivate more people out there to try and change the world just to make it a better place." Spiro Kiousis, UF public relations department chairman, said the state should match the grant, raising the total gift to $4 million. The chair will teach graduate and undergraduate students about his or her experiences in promoting the importance of non-profit and public interest organizations, Kiousis said. 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6, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 Yes, ladies and gentlemen, summer has finally arrived. The Legislature has concluded one of the most painful and pointless sessions in recent memory, Major League Baseball is in full swing, the Sunshine State's signature sweltering temperatures are starting to return, and for many of us here in the Gator Nation, it's back-to-school as a new semester presents us with new opportunities to engage in one of our favorite pastimes: procrastination. As we venture into summer '08, however, we at the Department of Darts and Laurels won't waste any time presenting to you, our loyal readers, a hot and fresh, first-of-the-summer-edition of. Darts & Laurels First up, we hurl a thanks-for-wasting-our-time-and-taxdollars-with-meaningless-political-pablum-instead-of-working-on-Florida's-ubiquitous-problems DART to the Florida Legislature. The deleterious effects of the biggest budget reduction in Florida's history are directly responsible for the excruciating budget cuts soon to be inflicted on the state's flagship university -that's us. Bernie and Co. might be taking flack from the UF community for their planned $47 million funding reduction, but we must remember where that money comes from and who appropriates it in the first place -that would be the Legislature. Our legislators deemed replica bull testicles, droopy drawers, road rage and creationism in public schools to be more important than solving the state's real problems. Prison funding was increased, yet no money was to be found for education or health care. What does it say about our state when we're more concerned with building new places to lock people up than we are with ensuring a quality education for the next generation of leaders? We can only hope that this fall's election proves to be one of the "throw-the-bums-out" variety. Florida needs leaders now more than ever. The Legislature's performance this session shows that leadership is in very short supply in Tallahassee these days. Next up, we present a we-know-gas-prices-are-ridiculous-but-wow-that's-messed-up DART to former Gator football player Jamar Hornsby. Hornsby has been charged with using Ashiey Slonina's gas credit card to fuel up for the past six months. Slonina, a UP junior, was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident in October along with freshman Michael Guilford, a teammate of Hornsby's. Hornsby's misdeed goes far beyond the pale, and we commend Coach Urban Meyer for quickly and judiciously booting the depraved defensive back off the team. Next, we present a thanks-for-actually-doing-your-joband-working-on-the-issues-that-matter LAUREL to Sen. Bill Nelson. In stark contrast to his counterparts at the state level, Nelson has proven once again that his focus remains on the concerns of his constituents. This week, Nelson visited Gainesville to survey the Cabot Carbon/Koppers Superfund site to raise awareness and pressure the Environmental Protection Agency to, you know, protect the environment. Gainesville has been attempting to clean up the contaminated industrial site for more than a quarter-century, with little success. Nelson's visit reinforces his commitment to the environment and ensuring the safety and welfare of all Floridians. Last, but certainly. not least, we offer another greenthemed if-only-the-rest-of-our-elected-officials-actuallydid-something-substantive-and-sustainable LAUREL to the Gainesville City Commission for moving one step closer to establishing a biomass power plant here. The commission voted unanimously to approve construction of the renewable energy plant this week. Although there is still a contract to be negotiated between the city and Nacogdoches Power of Boston, this is an encouraging development toward realizing sustainability right here in the heart of the Gator Nation. alligator Devin Culclasure EDITOR Jessica Ponn MANAGING EDITOR Joshua Fredrickson OPINIONS EDITOR The Alligator encourages comments from readers. Letters to the editor should not exceed 150 words (about see lerszed page). They must he typed. doublespaced and most include the athorts nameoclassitation and phone number. Names otl be wthheld tt the wrte shows i ht ause. We reseroe the rtght to edtt tor Ieegth, grammar, style aed lithel. Seed Ietters to IterscaIigator.org, bttng them to 1105 n. Uestt oe., tr seed them to nO. eBo 14257, GaInesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 550 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also wel ome. Questions? catt 376-4458. Opinion ALLIGATOR www.alligator.org/opinion was j,4,,an0 i ACCkRD'N 'Sl's A EC'5U UY a 4/715iI w n .7 1 %4N a ~~ ~ Q >toix$J A >rne pe~n ltiC otepo TI, 9 ,se'n. k ~tie 'I la ien 1 Intenet eturs poitic to he popl or the past 14 months, the top news stories throughout the media have been the upcoming 2008 election and the candidates who are in the running. This election has been unlike any other in history for a few reasons, the most obvious being that for the first time, the nominee for a leading party (in this case, the Democratic Party) will not be a white male. This historic occurrence is not the only thing making this election unique. Throughout these long 14 months, the rules of the game of politics have been rewritten right in front of our faces faster than ever before. Fundraising, mudslinging and even voting are being revolutionized, all thanks to the Internet. In the past year, we have even seen a Facebook debate and two YouTube debates. For better or worse, the Internet is changing everything. In the end, it is giving politics back to the American people. The clearest demonstration of the Internet's newfound power is the candidates' online fundraising figures. Earlier this year, Republican Ron Paul' broke records when he raised $3 million from ordinary supporters in just one day online. Through its Web site, Barack Obama's campaign has received donations from 1.5 million different people, which is about one-tenth of the number of people who voted for him in primaries. This number is unprecedented. Most of these donors give $100 or less and have never contributed to a presidential campaign before. Hillary Clinton's numbers, while not at the astronomical level of Obama's, have been equally impressive when compared to years before. Kevin Clang When Obama said early on U-Wire that he was not going to take money from lobbyists, many people scoffed. If there is one thing you need to win an election (other than votes), it is a lot of money. For many years, the easiest way to raise quick cash was from lobbyists, who, in turn, expect the candidate to carry out their policies. In this case, the Internetis taking Washington awayfrom corporations and giving it back to the American people. In many ways, YouTube has been its own third-party candidate, tearing down major Democrats and Republicans alike. Now more than ever, candidates and their campaign staff are being held accountable for literally everything they say. Just ask Hillary Clinton about her trip to Bosnia or Barack Obama about his relationship with the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, two non-news stories that should have died down months ago but keep resurfacing thanks to their constant circulation on YouTube. In just four years, we have seen the Internet evolve from just a minor political player in 2004 to its own entity today. This evolution makes one wonder how much more the influence of the Web will grow in the next four years. Will we soon see a truly "democratic" government with ordinary citizens overtaking the jobs of their congressmen and simply voting on bills and resolutions online? It could be possible in the future, as we have already seen how much the Internet can affect an election today -and we don't even have both our candidates yet. Kevin Clang is a student tl Ee lolniv'rsity. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator. Today's question: Do you think Monday's question: Do you apyou consume more alcohol when prove of the Florida Legislature's there are drink specials? performance this session? Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org 2% YES 98% NO 47 TOTAL VOTES

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THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 E ALLIGATOR, 7 Waging war against broadly defined 'terror' not feasible Nelson Mandela is one of approximately 755,000 people on the United States' terrorist watch list, USA Today reported in a recent article. From Congress to the Cabinet, America's political establishment has expressed outrage that Mandela ended up on this list. Condoleezza Rice even went so far as to call the situation "embarrassing." Of course the situation is embarrassing. Not because the black South Africa that Mandela forged is considered a close ally in the region, but because Mandela's inclusion on the watch list reveals an inconvenient truth: Waging war against a tactic is a messy and imprecise business. Federal anti-terror initiatives and the rhetoric that accompanies them often put the United States in a tough, perhaps hypocritical, position. For instance, Mandela was undoubtedly a terrorist. Indeed, the current ruling party in South Africa, the African National Congress, is comprised of terrorists and their supporters. The Congress and its active military wing, Spear of the Nation (the organization that Mandela ran before his arrest in 1962), successfully overthrew the white apartheid government of South Africa, and for this, they have my admiration. Giles Howard Mandela is on the U-Wire terrorist watch list because Spear of the Nation only accomplished the destruction of apartheid through a campaign of sabotage and bombings that cost a number of civilian lives. Of course, President Bush isn't going to invade South Africa because it harbors terrorists. That's not what the War on Terror is about. What the War on Terror should really be called is the War onTerrorists WhomtheUnited States Doesn't Like, or WTWUSDL, for short. I know that I sound flippant at this point, but the definition of terrorism is so broad that if it were applied objectively, a number of U.S. presidents and foreign leaders would find their names on the list with Mandela's. I think it's important that we realize that, just like genocide or murder, terrorism has an objective definition that makes the prosecution of the War on Terror at best an international shell game. It's simply not possible to eradicate the use of a tactic, and when a government pretends that such a thing is possible, men like Mandela end up on terrorist watch lists. It's time for a little common sense in the War on Terror. Giles Howeard is a student at the University of Pittsburgh. Add a strong resume builder. Begin to build your business experience To compete in today Job market. you need experience. The Alligator offers students just like you that opportunity. As a sales intern or representative, you will gain v, aluable sales experience through personal contact with clients. You will learn the media business from a hands-on perspective. If you cin work summer and fall semesters, come see what takes us a reflection of your college market. You must be enrolled in classes. Let the Alligator be your first step toward a successful future. Applications are available at The Alligator or online Application deadline: Friday, June-th The University of Florida Hosts: iiI.SOFTBALL Before you tell your parents. Law Offices of RobertJ. Fenstersheib & Associates Roert I i'cistershcib It A 19 -, -, m11 id Io,, 1 5,u a iof Personal injury Attorney Auto Accilents -Motorcycle Slip and Fall -Moped Free Living Wills Bicycle Ma sin Outs in roxid, [1 ii tn Si IL at GIaInCsviiic 1. o elt s -'da0 NiE st St (,Gai s ile t, i21 Tehiring of a lawyer is an important decision (fiat should niot be based solely upon advertgisnents Be ore you decde ask us to send you fre written information bout Our qualifications and experience HEALTH INSURANCE "Students need Health Insurance. Help protect yourself from the rising cost of medical services. You deserve quality health insurance coverage, and it is available for you. We at Chip Williams & Associates will help you acquire that insurance." Chip Williams WE FIND ANSWERS. CHIP WILLIAMS & ASSOCIATES A Contracuteti Generai Agency For:tIndependent Insurance Agents mu1teCross mlueshield of' Florida ~, Bei'iucd 373-0775 "or" Nurnber: 9 S N 3669 S.W. 2nd Avenue INSPIRE UTURE LEARNERS Are you interested in a career in education? Become a math or science teacher throuLgh a new minor at the University of Florida. Now registering for fall 2008 classes. ADOPTION Living/Medical Expenses Paid Loving, extremely financially secure family dreams of giving your baby the best in life. Please call Jill and Steven via our Attorney Jodi Rutstein I 800-852-0041 Maddie's Pet Rescue Project of Alachua County www.MaddiesPetRescuaDlAlachua.nrg

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8, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 Dean cites low enrollment as reason for cut CLAS doctoral programs spared TRUSTEES, from page 1 In the new plan, CLAS will lose 10 faculty members instead of 16, and there will be 13 staff layoffs instead of 17. Two of the faculty layoffs are visiting professors. Machen said the change to CLAS' plan was made after receiving feedback from faculty, rethinking budget options within CLAS departments and meeting with Joe Glover, CLAS interim dean, and Janie Fouke, UF's provost. UF Machen said he is still willAdministration ing to negotiate more aspects of the plan, but any changes must be revenue-neutral. Glover said he doesn't know if any more changes to the college's plan are in the works, but they cannot be ruled out since Machen was granted the extension to solicit faculty input on budget decisions. Though the doctoral programs will remain, not everyone is satisfied. Matthew Loving, a French doctoral candidate, said freezing enrollment will affect UF's ability to recruit top graduate students to programs. Loving said with fewer doctoral students to teach entry-level classes, more strain will be placed on tenured professors who should be teaching advanced classes and conducting research. UF is moving to a community-college model and away from being a leading research institution, he said. "We know it won't work," he said. "Can we compete in the future? Not unless we make changes." DOC, from page 1 Since 1998, students from the program have earned a number of honors, including two student Emmy Awards and several student Academy Award nominations. John Wright, the college's dean, said he is aware of the institute's accomplishments. But with 17 students enrolled, it's still the smallest program in the college. "My goal is to maintain our reputation and remain one of the elite programs in the country," Wright said. The institute has enough foundation money to continue running for about a year. Current students will still receive a $5,500 budget for each two-member team to finish their thesis films, but they will lose other benefits, such as having guest speakers and free equipment repairs. Wright said he is committed to raising private funds to keep the institute going, but some faculty and students say his efforts won't be enough. Wright would have to raise more than $4 million in discretionary donations to make up for the lost state funds -a "fantasy" effort, according to Churchill Roberts, the institute's co-director. Ana Habib, a sophomore in the program, said the potential loss of the program could affect the institute's reputation in the long run. "If the school doesn't think the institute is important enough to save, it devalues my degree," Habib said. Carlos Torres, a sophomore in the institute, spoke on behalf of the group at Wednesday's telephone conference with the Board of Trustees. He said the lack of transparency in the dean's decision concerns him. "This program has vision," Torres said. "Up until now, UF was leading the pack." NEW STUDENT E ION PUBLISHED: AUG. 18, 2008 DEADLINE: July 30, 2008 Additional Discounts: 10%. Full Page Discount -j, 5%. Cash/Check by Deadline Discount 5% Camera-Ready Half Page or Larger IW ELCOMBACK EDITION PUBLISHED: AUG. 25, 2008 DEADLINE: AUG. 7,2008 Save 10% d ti t an your a ver s-m" or Welcome Back Editionl Just pick up ike some adyeriisemeot you ran in our New Student Edition -no copy changes allowed. alligator 352.376 4482 alligaT.r ADVERTISING Contact us at [352] 376.4482._ Wednesday, MY 21r0ps 12West Bid on advertising including TV and Radio Packages, Print Ads, Graphic Design, Web Banners and more! This is the closest you'll get to a five-finger discount! Savings up to $500 -$2,000 off regular price! Some of this year's Advertising Auction items include: Ads in The Gainesville Sun, The Independent Florida Alligator, Gainesville Guardian, Gainesville Magazine, Welcome and INsite magazines 60-second radio commercials on Rock 104, Kiss 105 and The Sky 97.3 FM 30-second TV commercials on Cox Media, Gainesville CW, WGFL CBS 4 and MyTV 11 RSVP by contacting Note Trentesea *And much, n# U29l 77722A v 91 ux much more! Special thanks to our Sponsors Prinling Sponsor Just $10 c'z:iZ" Ju t 10corn ercial Pi in~ters Cailr at the door Betoe Sponsor iC I 1,11 5,, Pe y Venrue orl tood Sponsor Frecnle byo ."". La -,mm Marianne Lijewski / Alligator Staff UF graduate student Carlos Torres speaks on behalf of the College of Journalism and Communications' film documentary program during a Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday morning. Join the designated Driver Club UF students with a designated driver program card will receive free soda when it is presented at participating establishments. Cards available in 202 Peabody hall & 302 Student Health Care Funded by FIPSE Grant

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THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 9 RESEARCH Webcam offers look at insects By JENNA LANIA Alligator Contributing Writer Insects can't get any privacy these days. A handful of UF entomology experts, partnering with chemical company BASF, unveiled a 24-hour live webcam in March, which documents the lives of termites and ants. More than 3,000 ants dine on peanut butter and honey in the tiny kitchen, furnished with dollhouse cabinets, a table and chairs, said Phil Koehler, UF entomologist. The several hundred termites on set dwell in a smaller container where they eat their way through a paper house. Cameras are set up to zoom in every 10 minutes, giving intimate details about the lives of these creatures, he said. "We had some arguments with BASF over whether we should (zoom in) or not," he said. "I said 'ves' because it made it fun." But it isn't fun for homeowners when the bugs invade. "They are a tremendous problem," Koehler said. "For instance, the ants that we have in there are fire ants, Florida fire ants, and in Florida, they cost everyone about $1.3 billion a year." The ants could potentially rack up a bill by attacking food, shorting out electrical equipment and invading structures, he said. Termites are sly little buggers as well. "Termites cost more than a billion dollars a year," Koehler said. "Of course, they eat the wood of houses, but they also furtively damage houses so that they are not energy efficient anymore. Ants and termites are the number one and two pests in Florida, respectively, he said. By watching the insects, hopefully people can learn how harmful they can be to home and health. Roberto Pereira, a ULF Department of Entomology and Nematology research associate, said those looking for information on insects and insect control are more likely to watch. "Many people may not be as interested in insects as we are, but there is some entertainment there for everyone, at least for a short time." To watch the live feed, visit: www.Antinstitute.com or www.Termi telnstitute.com. 352.692.1313 1 3527 S.W. 20TH AVE. Unauthorized fires can result in 60 days in jail or $500 fine BURN, from page 1 neighboring counties. Collins could not speak for nearby counties, but he said Alachua County was trying to encourage its citizens to be careful in order to avoid incidents like the 7,100 acres that were scorched in 1998. He said the ban will be aggressively enforced, and the county has the power to write tickets. "It is very easy with the breezy weather to have a simple fire get away from you." Chief Harry Collins Alachua County Fire Rescue An unauthorized fire is considered a second-degree misdemeanor resulting in 60 days in jail or a $500 fine. Collins said the ban will last as long as the current weather conditions do. The outbreak of wildfires in other regions of Florida is a good indicator of what would happen if Alachua County didn't have a burn ban, Collins added. Roberto Pereira, a research associate in UF's Department of Entomology and Nematology, holds a dropper over an ant colony while Phil Koehler, an entomologist with the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, holds a termite colony.' OWNED AND rm.mss I oN ALIN M A NAGED By 711 AML TCAN CAMPUS C0101VNMES

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Marianne Lijewski / Alligator Statt He's got baggage UF student brings style to cyclists SHAW PATTON* AVENUE WRITER Gainesville is a place where odd niches can proliferate. Take Arena Baggage, a home business run by UF senior Mike Arena. He supplies the local market's need for custom messenger bags. The creations are embroidered with everything from angler fish to zombies and outfitted with features like lights, reflector material and secret pockets. His shoulder-strap accessories have gained a small online following based on their unique, custom-tailored designs and sturdy craftsmanship. They might be considered the Vera Bradley bags of the bicycle community. Arena, 22, is tall with a skinny frame that matches the bicycles that hang in his living room. He is wearing a simple outfit of clam diggers and a T-shirt when he greets me. A tattoo on his right calf reads "Bike Lane" and is accompanied by the street-sign outline of a bicycle. "In home cc class we made a pillow. 'lhat was about the extent of my knowledge before this." Mike Arena Arena Baggage founder His workspace sits in a corner and is covered in scraps of material and half-finished messenger bags. The scraps pour out onto the floor and across a foosball table. Five sewing machines are in sight, including two industrial-strength Singer machines. Arena started making messenger bags after shopping around and finding them too expensive. He has been making the bags for about three years. "In home cc class we made a pillow. That was about the extent of my knowledge before this," he said. Arena's messenger bags aren't exactly the same as those abundant unisex purses found on campus. His creations are specifically made to be functional for the cyclist. "There's definitely a difference between something specifically made for cycling and a regular shoulder bag," he said, although there is still "a great deal of fashion" in his creations. He said that a messenger bag is more comfortable to wear when riding a bicycle than an ordinary backpack because it sits higher SEE BAGGAGE, PAGE 12 E Wondering where all the live music is happening in Gainesville? Visit www.alligator.org/the_avenue and check out our new intereactive map of all the shows in town. 0 Summer tours are in full swing. Check out what one Avenue writer thought of Kanye West's Glow in the Dark Tour. U Think you've got style? See what trends are ruling the runway this season by reading our fashion column on page 11. "I'm never going to shun, disrespect or neglect anybody who shows me genuine non-psychotic love." -Michelle Rodriguez, embracing her lesbian fans in a blog post I PIT

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THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 N ALLIGATOR, 11 Brighten your wardrobe with bold colors this summer EMILIE WILLIAMS AVENUE CONTRIBUTING WRITER This season, models marched down runways blinding onlookers. The pages of May's In Style magazine look more like colors found in a candy shop, and even Forever 21's latest frocks are inspired by Vitamin C. It's official, girls, summer is here, and as Posh Spice might say: Bold colors are going to be major. Think the hottest pinks, the most vibrant yellows, the boldest blues and the juiciest oranges. These palettes were featured in Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Badgley Mischka's spring and summer 2008 collections. Everything from shorts to flowy dresses, skinny jeans and sky-high stilettos look brilliant in these This season's clothes, accessories and makeup trends call for the bravest of fashionistas. hues. No color is too bold this season. And for the daring, mixing a combination of these colors as a top and bottom ensemble will show you've mastered the style of Versace's latest collection. Even Essie's new line of nail outrageous colors and glitter, to polishes promises to "shake up your summer with six hot shades." My personal favorites are "Risky Business," a cool coral, and "Movers and Shakers," which is a bright pink. Makeup products are also getting on board with the latest trends. M.A.C has paired with fashion designing duo Heatherette, best known for experimenting with create a line of lipsticks, glosses and shadows that Paris Hilton and just about any girly girl would die for. This season's clothes, accessories and makeup trends call for the bravest of fashionistas. So if you want to be the hottest girl spotted on University Avenue, you can't be afraid to take risks with bold colors this summer. CD compilations capture memories, show creativity Goodbyes are tough. Every semester I say goodbye to at least one good friend, and it's both impossible and expensive to buy the perfect parting gift for each one. Whether it's another occupation, graduation or relocation, people enter and exit our paths all the time. One of the best ways I cope with the partings is by creating the most relevant, enjoyable, kick-ass compilation CD possible. Easy, you say. Typical, you scoff. But whether you love them or hate them, these feeble discs can capture moments just as well as a card or photograph, if not better. And they take work. When creating such a masterpiece, you need to have two things: a wide knowledge of music to track down the perfect tunes (or at least a decent enough encyclopedia to find a few gems) and a good memory to remember which songs fit with which moments. If you are successful in your creation, there will be no need for an explanation as to how each song earned its way onto the album. Each song will be just as good as the last, sparking more smiles and nostalgia with each note. If I can buy a Mother's Day card filled with heart-warming prose written by someone else, why not continue this habit with music? At least this way, each song is carefully picked based on a specific moment that was significant enough to be remembered and referenced with music. I'm no Elton John, but when "Tiny Dancer" comes on, I picture the classic bus sing-along from "Almost Famous." By combining a mix of different songs from various times and genres, hopefully every time you hear one tune you'll smile and remember a distant memory once shared with that special person. I might not be able to write the perfect lyrics to capture the times, but I can try by fashioning the perfect soundtrack. Sure, plenty of people dance to Young Love, but "Discotech" doesn't hold the same worth for everyone. Even common favorites like Billy Joel's "Piano Man" can evoke a memory and tug at your heart strings. And the best perk is that a mixed CD is good for everyone. I've created them for friends, co-workers, family and of course, myself. And who didn't give or receive a mixed tape to a crush in middle school? They can work as a token of love or a meg' thoughtful goingHERON away gift. On several occasions, my roommate and I discussed what we thought our theme songs would be if our lives were produced into a movie. Would we be remembered with an inspirational ballad like the "Rocky" theme, or a quirky tune that followed Doug Funnie? I have one friend who I'll always remember for his love for Elton John and big, white-frame sunglasses. So it's natural that his CD was personalized with "Bennie and the Jets" and "Levon." Your friends might not have "theme songs yet, but why not help build their soundtracks? 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12, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 Early summer flicks prove to be hit or miss JESSICA METZGER AVENUE CONTRIBUTING WRITER Summer's begun and so have the blockbusters. Whether you're looking for something to do on a rainy day or have some free time to kill, you might be wondering which films hit or miss. Below is a list of a few new releases and where they fall on the must-see scale. "Iron Man" You can't miss this Marvel comic come to life. This superhero flick has all the key ingredients for a blockbuster success. It's modernized with an action-filled plot with clever dialogue and striking CGI effects. And just wait until you see the famous Iron Man suit. Robert Downey Jr. pulls off a flawless genius-playboy-turned-hero Tony Stark, and Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard and Jeff Bridges carry their own in supportive roles. "Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay" Looking for something to take your mind off your lame summer job and daily classes? This movie will have you falling out of your chair. Filled with crude jokes, racial humor and of course, plenty of pot, Harold (John Cho) and Kumar (Kal Penn) run into every dilemma imaginable while on the run from Homeland Security after being arrested as alleged terrorists on a flight to Amsterdam. Even if you haven't seen the movie's prequel, you can still fully enjoy this one. And fear not, Neil Patrick Harris is back. "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" If you're bored and have exhausted our other movie options, this is the flick for you. A goofy composer (Jason Segel) is trying to get over his actress ex-girlfriend (Kristen Bell) by taking a vacation to Hawaii, where he inevitably runs into her and her new rocker boyfriend. Warning: If you're sensitive to male nudity, you may want to skip this film. There are several full-frontal views of Segel, who plays the lead role of Peter. The plot is a little weak, but if you've enjoyed "Knocked Up" and "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," you'll appreciate this same style of humor. rArena constructs bags at home BAGGAGE, from page 10 on the lower back and it is tighter across the chest. It is also more accessible while riding. The artwork is one of the most eyecatching aspects of Arena's bags. Arena meticulously stitches custom graphics onto his products. To make a design, he first sketches the idea on the material and then "free hands" the rest with a sewing machine, filling in gaps or outlining designs. One of his in-progress, charming designs is Big Foot riding a bicycle. He plans to donate the finished bag to a race in Boston called Bold Sprints. The race was created as a solution to the snow and sleet up north, which hinders cyclists from racing outside. They instead race on rollers, which are "basically treadmills for bikes," he said. Aside from Bold Sprints, Arena has also sponsored Talloween in Tallahassee, the Broken Hearts and Bicycle Parts Race in Atlanta and the photo scavenger race in Gainesville. He also sells bags at the local bike shop Bikes & More. He estimated that about 75 percent of his sales come from outside of Gainesville. He said advertising consisted of "basically the blog and people stumbling across it." Displayed on Arena's blog are about half of the bags he has made. He posts pictures of a variety of bags, whether they were gifts, disasters or masterpieces. The main material he uses for his bags is called Cordura, a certified fabric that is like heavy nylon. He has experimented with other materials like tarp, only to find that it frayed and ripped. When using new techniques and materials, he usually tries them on a test bag for himself. "I'm a two-trick pony." Mike Arena Arena Baggage founder His. messenger bags start at about $80, and he said the most expensive messenger bag he ever made was around $300. Intricate designs on the flap, extra pockets and custom materials add to the price. Unfortunately, Arena has not made a bag in about three months because he's been busy with school, he said. He has eight bags in various forms of construction that he hopes to finish within the next four weeks. When asked if he had any other hobbies, he said sleeping. "I'm a two-trick pony," he said, referring to sewing and bicycling. For now, two seems to be enough. l[ Guilt To, DIING GUi For more info on the guide to dining out, contact Jennifer Wiams Aligtor Rdveftising, 376A4482 Cafe Gardens Cafe Gardens has been just across from campus since 1976. This quaint landmark establishment with award winning courtyard dining it perfect for any date or gathering. Open 7 days. 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THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 E ALLIGATOR, 13 West shines bright Kanye's Glow in the Dark Tour takes audience to another world The next few months are the prime time for music lovers to catch a great show. And if you're looking to see one good concert this year, go see Kanye West's Glow in the Dark Tour. This show was surrounded by a halo of hype from the get-go. It received stellar reviews all around, and when Entertainment Weekly gave the show a B+, it got an earful from Kanye who responded on his blog, "What's a B+ mean? I'm an extremist. It's either pass or fail! A+ or F-!" On May 6, I trekked down to Miami's American Airlines Arena to see the all-star line up: Kanye West, Rihanna, N.E.R.D. and Lupe Fiasco. As soon as the concert began, it was already miles above any other concert I've been to. At 7 p.m. on the dot, just as the ticket promised, the lights went out, and Lupe Fiasco began his set. The performance was simple but energetic. And even more impressive than the rapper was his backup singer, Matthew Santos. You probably know him as the guy who sings the chorus in the hit "Superstar." His voice perfectly complemented Lupe Fiasco's rapping style in more than half the songs. Next up was N.E.R.D with its unique blend of rock and hipSince it is Kanye West, a good amount of ego-stroking was expected and delivered. hop. It had the crowd on their feet with hits like "Lap Dance" and "Rock Star." What made the performance spectacular was the ridiculous amount of energy. Fronted by Pharrell Williams, the entire band jumped around and banged their heads. At the end of the set, the band went out with a roar by bringing people from the audience on stage to dance. Holding her own with all the boys was Rihanna, who performed hits back to back. Her dancers rounded out the performance under a black light with ANA MONTANO AVENUE WRITER giant glow sticks. Her performance was a little more elaborate and choreographed with raised platforms for her dancers and moving scaffolds. She even managed to squeeze in a costume change into her halfhour set. Finally, the man of the hour took the stage. Kanye West did his entire set solo on stage. There were no dancers, and the band played beneath the stage like an orchestra. His performance was unlike anything I've ever seen because it had a plot. His songs were used to take the audience on an interplanetary journey. Kanye spent most of the show performing on a screen, which was tilted forward along with the rest of the stage to resemble a mountainous terrain. In the story, on his last mission in space, Kanye's ship had failed and crashed. The sun rose above the mountains on a giant wide screen behind him as he began the show with "Go d Morning." His only friend out there was a computer named Jane, whose voice made several appearances throughout the show. With little hope of fixing the spaceship, Jane gave him hope by reminding him this wasn't the first time he'd crashed. Cue "Through the Wire," a song that he recorded after a car accident while his jaw was wired shut. The entire show went on in a similar fashion with each Z song's meaning **A in ter t win i ng with the galacWest tic plot. It was perfectly timed and paced with hard-hitting songs like "Gold Digger" and "Get 'Em High" interspersed with more poignant numbers like "Jesus Walks" and "Hey Mama," which had more than a few concertgoers tearing up. It's hard to imagine that his playlist wasn't influenced by receht events. Kanye lost his mother last year and recently broke off his engagement to Alexis Phifer. Since it is Kanye West, a good amount of ego-stroking was expected and delivered. When he met an alien, a talking mannequin, on his journey and introduced himself, shgeplied with, "Of course we know who you are; you're the biggest star on the planet." And despite the pyrotechnics and multi-colored flames rising from the stage, it's hard to deny that Kanye shined brightest. For his departure, Kanye performed "Stronger" when his spaceship was fixed. With lights flashing around the center screen and smoke emerging from beneath it, the stage rose to send Kanye on his way, but not before an encore of "Homecoming" and "Touch the Sky" with Lupe Fiasco. Even with all the hype surrounding the tour, this show will leave you wowed. With the big-name lineup and the intricate stage design and performance, the show was a crowd pleaser. Once you see it, you'll understand why anything less than an A+ would be an understatement. I1

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BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND s. 373-FIND Classif ieds ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 www.alligator.org/classifieds For Rent For Rent Fort For For Rent For Rent furnishhe he, unfUrnshed unfunished unfurnishedd *SICK OF SHARING A BATHROOM?' Get your own this fall!. Vw;Qr/2Ba flats, *3Br/3Ba townhms FREE Tanning, W/D, 24hr gym PC Lab, Gated, All Amenities, Pt Friendly Leasing for FALL*377-2777 8-18-25-1 $486 INCLUSIVE! Luxury 3's and 4's. Inclusive 3's-$529; 4's-$486. $300 Cash Back Per Rooml 1 Month Free with Full Apt Lease FREE Cable, Tanning, Alarms, W/D. HUGE 2/2.5 Townhomes $520 336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com Great Bus Route 2 Miles to UF 8-18-25-1 Need Extra Beer Money? 1,2&3 Beds*Fall Sign-Get a Free Month Pool*Hot Tub*Tanning*PC Lab*W/D FREE Cable with HBO*Most Utilities FREE Call Today: 372-8100* We Love Pets! 8-18-25-1 1, 2, 3, 4BR Apts. www.ApartmentsinGainesville.com 8-18-25-1 DON'T MISS OUTI We are giving away the newest electronics and $$$$!! All you have to do is join our V.I.P. fun! Luxury all inclusive 2/2's and 4/4 less than 1mi from UF Call today 271-3131 8-18-25-1 The Crossing at Santa Fe $484 -$509 Gets you all this! Furnished, Free Ethernet, Free Cable & Utilities, W/D, Events, Roommate Matching! 379-9300 8-18-25-1 $500 Bonus at Lexington! Awesome Apartments & Great Parties Sign a lease for a 3/3, get $400 Sign with a friend and get $500 373-9009 LexingtonCrossingUF.com Hurry. Ends 4/23! 8-18-25-1 Two blocks to UF. Furn room in 4BR condo. Rent includes all utilities, internet, cable TV, pool, laundry, TV & microwave. Very nice. $395 505-1312 or 378-4626 8-18-08-25-1 2BLKS to UF-$360/Mo 4Br-$360/Rm Museum Rd-cable, internet, water incl! Move in now or fall. 281-3551. 8-18-25-1 Female roommate, own bed/bath, furnished, new appi, w/d. Windsor Park, close to UF on bus stop, pool, hot tub, tennis, gym, $495, 1/3 utilities; avail now. Katie 407-361-1154 5-29-76-1 Walk to Campus! Fully turn bdrm in 4 bdrm condo. Utlil, pool, cable, intrnet incid. Starts @ $400. 904-8597524 8-18-08-54-1 Make Sure It's FULLY Furnished Cou bed, end tables, blab, blah, blab. Make sure they've got what you REALLY need -Cox High Speed Internet! Included w/rent at the best apartment complexes. Ask before you sign. Visit www.cox.com/gators for more info. 5-30-08-32-1 ATLANTIC OCEAN BEACH COTTAGE
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THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 N ALLIGATOR, 15. For Rent ) |FoRent |l -or Rent For Rent For Rent rnishe rnishe uurnished unfurnished nnishe Available Now & Fall Visions South Apts. Walk to UF. new complex 1 BR $999 2BR 2.5 BA washer/Dryer $1499 pets allowed Gore-Rabell Realty 378-1387 www.gore-rabell.com 8-18-08-25-2 ONLY $385/rm Get You. A 2br/1.5ba Townhome with W/D, D/, alarm, Patio, diaposal, Pool, Tennis, bsktball, & parking near UF! -www.pinetreegardens.com 8-18-25-2 BEAUTIFULAND LUXURIOUS Ceramic tile, maple cabinets, TV in Kitchen Huge Scr. Porches, W/D, Walk-in Closets Only 1.5 miles to UF 2/2's & 3/3's Starting at $500/per person Hidden Lake 374-FUNN 8-18-25-2 BRAND NEW 2/2.5 TOWNHOME AVAILABLE NOW! 2 BLOCKS TO UFI Only $600 per person! 371-7777 8-18-08-25-2 MOVE IN TODAY! Rooms, Studios, 1/1s and 2/2s WALK TO UP! As low as $365/person! 371-7777 Open late and weekends 8-18-08-25-2 LUXURY 2/2 STEPS TO UF! NO MOVE IN FEES From $599/person! W/D! Alarm! Pets loved! Collegeparkuf.com 371-0769 8-18-08-25-2 Live in Luxury Walk to UF Lg 3&4br apts next to Sorority Row. Master suites, spacious closets, W/D, TV, gourmet kitchens, Ethernet, balcony & porch swings. 352-376-6223 www.SororityRowApts.com 8-18-25-2 helpng ou fin d key to your spiril All Saints Anglican Church Triroal Anghan Worship Hj gucharist 10:30.am t8106 SW Archer Road (The Shrine Club) 352-317-5757 wwwawsaintsxnec.org Christia Victory Church A contemporary Christian church serving UF & Gvilie community. Services Sun. 10:30am &,Wed 7pm. Excilting variety so for f ages 189 "Friday Ng i "' 7 llforra R From 1080 sq ft/2brs -1633 sq ft/3brs Beach-entry pool*free tanning*pet friendly 352.376.0696 www.EnclaveUF.com 8-18-08-25-2 r0 09aii I Improve Your LEX Life This Summer 4/4's @ $399 & 3/3's @ $429 Waive All Fees.Don't Miss Out! Ask about a FREE 42" Plasma TV! 352-373-9009 LexingtonCrossingUF.com 8-18-25-2 *A Place in the Sun* Walk/Bike to UF Big 3 bd/ 1 ba New Kitchen / Huge Yard 1231 NW 9th Ave Must See, $1,350/mo 352-375-8256 8-18-40-2 2 MONTHS FREE TOTALLY RENOVATED!! 1BR. Villas 'No roommate hassles' Courtney Greens Villas 375-3077 www.gremco.com 8-18-25-2 ,All *Sorority Row Area@ Historic 3 bd/ 2 ba Completely Remodeled W/D inc. Spiral Staircase 915 SW 6th Ave Walk to Class, $1,500/mo 352-375-8256 8-18-40-2 Attention: LANDLORDS Jackson Stoneworks Granite Counter tops. GVL?s largest stone yard. 1111 SE 22nd Ave, GVL, FL TEL: 352-372-6600 www.jacksonstoneworks.com 7-10-08-30-2 @8 Blocks to UFO Great Deal on Large Upstairs 2 bd/ 1 ba Hardwood Floors 1239 NW 9th Ave Save Money @ $700/mo 352-375-8256 8-18-40-2 *****POOL HOME NEAR UF***** 0 3/2 0 Oak Floors 01500 sq ft 0 $1600/mo ALSO, Luxurious 3/2 1800 sq ft 0 BBQ Terrace 0 Secluded 0 $1400/mo 0 No pets Avail Aug 0 466-4171 (Leave Msg) 529-08-19-2 Countryside @ The University 4f4 Unfurnished, $395/mo per room all utils and internet incl., unit right next to pool 561-5821031 or 561-718-7637 8-13-08-38-2 *Walk to Class & Stadium* Vintage 2 bd / 1 ba Hardwood Floors & Fireplace Huge Bedrooms,Covered parking 1835 NW 5th Ave $1100/mo 352-375-8256 8-18-40-2 1 BLOCK TO SHANDS/CAMPUS 1 BR $625, 2BR $700-$800, SPACIOUS, CARPETED, QUIET, LAUNDRY FACILITIES, PARKING, SOME UTILITIES, GRAD/MATURE PREFERRED (352)376 0080,(352)284 3873 6-10-08-21-2 DUPLEX-2, $700, NEAR CAMPUS/ DOWNTOWN, QUIET, GREENSPACE, CARPETEDGRAD MATURE PREFERRED, 724 NW 19 AVE; 920 NE 6TH AVE (DUCKPOND)352 376 0080; 352 284 3873 6-10-08-21-2 1BR $525 1825 NW 10TH ST. CAMPUS/ DOWNTOWN NEAR,QUIET,GREENSPACE, PARKING, SPACIOUS,CARPETED,GATED PATIO, GRAD MATURE PREFERRED (352)376 0080,(352)284 3873 6-10-08-21-2 **STEPS FROM UF OR SORORITY ROW* 1109 SW16th Ave. Luxury living in NEW apts. MANY UPGRADES. Value at $1795/mon 3BR/2BA. Call 352-335-5424 or www.bellaproperties.net. 5-29-08-16-2 Sign a 3/3 for Fall and get $1000. Hurry won't last! Amazing pool, gym, tanning bed at one of the most luxurious places in town. Call Now 352-374-FUNN (3866) 8-18-25-2 1/1, Ridgview, free water, next to park, on the bus line, cent H/A, courtyard, 2 miles to UF, convenient to shopping, no smoking, pets. $450 S.D., $450/mo. 562-2824 5-2908-15-2

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16, ALLIGATOR E THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 For Rent For Rent | -For Rent 7 For Rent For Rent unfurnished unfuished wished ufurnished unfurished Summer Sublease Oxford Manor full kit, fam rm, laundry rent is $450 YOU pay $400 gated, clean, close to campus 352-246-7802 5-15-10-2 4 bed/4 bath $1320 or $330/room, Dishwasher Microwave, W/D, Balcony, Central A/C, Pool and close to UFI See Photos www.rentalworkshop.com MUST SEE! Student Speciall CALL NOW It 352-505-9264, 352-538-4877 5-15-10-2 For Rent Campus View* Walking Distance to Campus and Shands Call 352-219-0902 5-20-08-10-2 1BR 1BA Apt, 3BLKS to UF! Carpet, Central H &Air 1029 SW 3rd Avenue $525/Mo Call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 xlO 5-29-13-2 2BR 1BAApt Near Sam's Club Window A/C, Nat gas ht Terazzo Floors. $550/Mo 2901 NW 14th Street. First, Last & Deposit required Call Merrill Management Inc 352-372-1494 5-29-13-2 APTS for rent close to UF! www.merrilmanagement.net Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 xlO 5-29-13-2 ST CROIX APTS 2BR 1BA Apts $700/Mo 5 Blks to UF, Central H &Air Laundry Fac. Carpet Pets Allowed. Call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 5-29-13-2 Apt for rent June 1 -$975/mo (or sublease for summer) Oxford Manor, quiet,gated2bd/ 2bath, gym, washer/dryer,safe, on bus route & walk to Shands/UFNetschool Pets OKI 205-568-7080 5-22-10-2 Now you can easily submit your Classified ad for print and/or web editions right thru our website! Just go to www.alligator.org/classifieds Visa and Mastercard accepted. Live at The Links at Haile Plantation: Beautiful 3br/2ba condo avail nowfor $1295/mo-Securtiy Dep $800; unit has fireplace, screened porch, W/D and covered garage. Resident will have access to pool, gym, clubhouse. Unit # T-118. www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th Street 375-7104 X110 8-18-25-2 Live at The Links at Haile Plantation: Spacious 3br/2ba unit becoming avail 08/08: rent $1350/mo-Security Dep $800: This is an end unit w/ screened porch. Resident will have access to pool, gym, clubhouse. Unit AA-155 www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th Street 375-7104 X110 8-18-25-2 Live at The Links at Haile Plantation: Spacious 3br/2ba unit becoming avail mid-May: rent $1200/mo-Security Dep $800; Unit w/screened porch and covered garage. Resident will have access to pool, gym, cluhouse. Unit U-124. www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th Street 375-7104 X110 8-18-25-2 Utilities INCLUDED! Studio apartment. 2490 SouthWest 14th Drive.Prairiewood Condos. $575 month $1000 sec. 386-527-6923 527-08-10-2 3 to 4BR -2BA units. Bike to campus. Updated, open living area, large fenced yard, pet friendly. $975-$1300. 352-494-8959 ** ** *** *********** ** 6-19-08-17-2 1 BLOCK to UF! Huge 400 sf room with private bath, in a fully-restored bungalow. New kitchen, parking, large closet, hardwood floors. Three female roomates. (904) 53579N or caityh@ufl.edu 5-20-08-7-2 2BR/1BA Spacious, new carpet, cent H/AC, W/D hk up. $650/mo, $500 sec dep, 7222 SW 45th Pl. Gainesville. Call 386-462-0994 5-27-08-8-2 CASABLANCA WEST 3 BR 2.5 BATH, Porch, w/d hookups, pool, $895/rent 2735 SW 35th Place #201 Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-1508-5-2 CUTE DUCK POND DUPLEX! 2 BR 1 BA, Carport, lawn svc included, w/d hkups, wood Floors, CH/AC, $695/rent, Avail now! 922 NE 5th Avenue Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-1508-5-2 WALK TO UF/SHAINDSI 1BR 1BA in Campus Edge, washer/dryer, pool, fitness center, $800/rent, Avail now! 2360 SW Archer Rd #202 Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-1508-5-2 BIKE TO UF/SHANDS! 5 BR 3 BA house + 1 BR 1 BA cottage, huge screen porch, 2 car carport, w/d hkups, fireplace, lawn svc incl. $1800/house, $575/cottage, 3920 SW 20th St. Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-1508-5-2 WALK TO DOWNTOWN! 3 BR 1 BA duplex, Screen porch, living/dining combo, w/d hkups, $795/rent, 611 SW 3rd Street Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-1508-5-2 COMPLETELY REMODELEDI 2 BR 1 BA Duplex, luxury kitchen, fenced yard, ceramic tile, w/d hkups, pets considered, $650/rent 2644-B SW 31st Place Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-1508-5-2 SPACIOUS & QUIET 3 BR 2 BA, living & family rooms, new flooring, new kitchen, washer/dryer, 2 car carport, $1495/rent 126 SW 40th Street Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-1508-5-2 CUTE & CHARMING! 3 BR 1 BA house, Screen porch, w/d hookups, gazebo, split plan, $875/rent, 1110 NW 55th Street Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-1508-5-2 DUCKPOND -Large 5 BR houses, wood Floors, w/d hookups, $2300/rent 416 NE 2nd Avenue 406 NE 7th Street Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-1508-5-2 WALK TO UF from this newer duplex! 4 BR 4 BA -$2000 & 3 BR 3 BA -$1325 801 NW 3rd Avenue Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-1508-5-2 LARGE 4 BR 2 BA, screen porch, washer/ dryer, Ceramic tile, living & dining rooms, $1750/rent 735 NW 36th Street Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-1508-5-2 CAPSTONE QUARTERS 2 BR 2 BA, split plan, Living/dining combo, washer/dyer, pool, $875/rent 2905 SWArcher Road #4004N Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TuringtonRealEstate.com 5-1508-5-2 MARCHWOODI 2 BR 2 BA townhouse, New flooring before move-in, w/d hookups, Vaulted ceilings, pool, $775/rent 4385 SW 20th Lane Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-1508-5-2 SUPER AFFORDABLE! 2 BR 1 BA apt, Newer flooring, courtyard, dining room, w/d hkups, $575/rent, 535-B NW 26th Ave Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-1508-5-2 FALL RENTALS ARE HERE Contact us for a complete listing of houses and apts! Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 5-1508-5-2 ***STUDENTS-***AVAILABLE NOW** Quaint 2 Bedroom Downtown Cottage. 2 Story, Fenced Yard, Wood Ceilings. 237 SW 2nd Pt. Pets Arranged. $730/mth. Others Available. Call 371-3260 or 262-1020. 529-08-9-2 2 bedroom 2 bath townhomes and villas minutes from UF. Quite and peaceful, $425 Furnished or unfurnished, Easy, low move in. Call Frances @ 352-375-8787 Rent Florida Realty, The Leader In College Housing 826-08-30-2 Got Horses? In Newberry 3br, 2ba nearly new doubtewide w/screened porch, washer/dryer on 6+ acres, several paddocks, pole barn, tack room. $1200 www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW6th St. 375-7104 x113 8-18-25-2 Large NW 2br, 2ba, 2200 sq ft, fam rm w/ fireplace, eat-in kitchen, on 10 acres, garage or barn, 1300 sq ft tack room, deck. $1500. www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW6th St. -375-7104 x113 8-18-25-2 3BR/1BA -1 BLOCK TO UF Aug 1st. 1227 SW 4th Ave. Apt 3. Cent H/AC, wood floors, parking, energy efficient historic bldg. $1445/mo. 352-331-0590, 514-5060 cell. 522-08-6-2 Discover The Excitement Of Living Close To Campus! Now leasing 2/3/4 bedroom houses walking distance to UF! www.Rentals.CampusRealtyGroup.com or Call 352-692-3800 Receive y ,u Free List of Campus Area Rentals Today. 7-3-15-2 MONDAY-FRIDAY OPEN UNTIL 6PM SATURDAYS 11AM-5PM Walk-ins Welcome 0 ROCKY POINT 0 Luxury 1, 2, & 3 BR Apts. Clubhouse, private fenced yards, award winning landscaping. Fishing pond. Pets OK. 3100 SW 35th PI (1 blk behind Kangaroo Station) $679mo & up 376-1619 S SOUTHWEST VILLAS 0 1, 2, & 3 BR Apts. Extra clean! Walk to shopping & bike to UF. Pets OK. 3643 SW 20th Avenue (1 block behind Kash n Karry) $599/mo & up 336-9000 REGENCY OAKS 0 Luxury 1, 2, & 3 BR Apts. Feature pool, clubhouse, gym, media center & much more! Conveniently located at corner SW 34 St &Archer Rd. Walk to shopping & bike to UF. 3230 SWArcher Rd $605/mo & up 378-5766 ARCHER WOODS 0 1 & 2 BR Apts. Excellent Location! Newly renovated, optional alarm & pool. 3020 SW Archer Rd. $635/mo & up 373-8727 OAK GLADE 0 1 & 2 BR Apts. Country living in the city. Private gated courtyards. Pets OK. 3427 SW 30th Terr. $525/mo & up 372-6422 7-31-08-24-2 2 ROOMMATES WANTED for 3 bed/3 bath apartment. Vaulted ceilings, screened in porch,pets welcome. Each room has own bathroom. To move in between beginning of June to beginning of August. Rent $290/ month.(321) 543-2054 for more info. 5-2008-4-2 4/2 919 NW 10th AVE. AVAIL AUG 1, LIV, DIN, FAM RMS. ALL APPLIANCES, WASHER/DRYER, CLOSE TO CAMPUS. $1500. 333-9874 5-22-08-5-2 3/2 home avail Aug 4 in NW g'ville. Mins to UF/SFCC. Fenced yard, 2 car carport, 1600sqft. PETS WELCOMEI Only $950 a month! 3331 NW 30th PL. 352-514-1441 5-29-08-7-2 2007 2BR/2BA luxury condo, pool view, top story, fitness center washer+dryer, granite counters, screened lanai, on Tower Rd bus route, $975/mo, (352) 262-2871 5-29-087-2 mostly furnished 1400 sq ft house on a half acre looking for roommates 1 room is 370 the other is 390 for the size difference utilities included with a 120 cap call 305-3048388 for questions or to view 4 miles from Santa Fe and 6 from UF 5-20-5-2 2160 sq ft 4BR/3BA home in NW Gville. Minutes to UF. Apple. included. Remodeled. Ceramic and wood floors, 2 car gar, deck, 1/ 2 acre lot, fenced. $1,500/m, 3120 NW'31st Blvd. 352 466-0358. 5-29-08-7-2 2 ROOMMATES NEEDED for 2br/lba. Nice apt, Move in now! $595/ person, incl. utilities. Cute b/y storage, w/d, pets ok. Take a look! 284-4546 5-22-4-2 One BR apt. for rent. 1 person, 1 car, no smoking, no pets, no fleas. It is small but has it all. All until. pd. $360/MO, unfurnished. Call Charlie "Whity" Webb. 375-4373 Stop by 1215 NE 20th Ave. 5-27-5-2 House for Rent in Duckpond Area 719 NE 9th St 2BD/1BA Monthly rent $700. Pets ok. Security deposit $700. Avail July 1st Call 352-371-3473 & Leave a message 529-08-6-2 Campus View Condo's for Rent two 3/3 bath condos. Large and spacious. Walk to class. $600/bed or $ 1800 for the entire unit. Call Josh @ 352-363-0132. 529-08-6-2 Unfurnished 2BR/2.5BA for rent. Available May, 08. Near Archer Road/ 34th Street. Call 904-400-2145 or email nguyen2153@yahoo.com 5-27-08-5-2 Spacious 3bd 2bath, 1300sqft, wood floors, w/washer & dryer, carport, covered patio and fenced yard. 2 bus lines nearby. Call Jeffrey 352-246-5801 Available Now. 7-29-08-21-2 Two blocks from campus 2 bed / 1 bath $900 Available Aug.1 Call (352)377-2930 5-27-5-2 3 BLKS TO UF! 3BR 1BA Home Wood Floors, Central H &Air 1012 SW 3rd Avenue $1200/Mo Call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 5-29-6-2 3BR 1 BA Home $850/Mo Carpet, Central H &Air 1415 NE 14th Terr Call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 5-29-6-2 3BR 1 BA Near Sams Club Carpet, Central H &Air 3108 NW 9th St. $870/Mo Call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 5-29-6-2 2BR 1BA Garage Apt, 1 BLK to UFI Wood Floors, Central H & Air Includes all Utilities $850/Mo 1014 SW 2nd Place #B Call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 x 10 5-29-6-2 1BR 1BAApt NEar Sams Terazzo Flooors, WindowiA/C, Nat gas ht $425/Mo 2901 NW 14th St Call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 5-29-6-2 2BR 1BAApts, 3 BLKS to UF Carpet or Wood Floors, Window A/C, Nat gas ht 1210 SW 3rd Avenue $700/Mo Call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 5-29-6-2 PICKWICK PARK Condos #1005 2BR 1 full & three 1/2 baths $850/Mo, new carpet, new tile, 1000 sq ft. Pool, Clubhouse etc. Call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 5-29-6-2 2BR 2BA Condo, Carpet, Central H & Air, Located on Turkey Creek Golf Course $1 000/Mo Call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 529-6-2 3BR 1 BA Homes Near Law School 303 NW 36th Drive $975/Mo 217 NW 36th Drive $1050/Mo Central H & Air, Washer/Dryer Hkups Call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 5-29-6-2 3BR 2BA Home with Family Room Central H & Air, Washer/Dryer, Nice Large Home $1500/Mo 2320 NW 16th Avenue Call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 5-29-6-2 WALK or BIKE -7 blocks to UF! Summer sublet w/ option to renew. N/S Roommate wanted in 4 BR house in nice neighborhood. NW 7th P and 22nd St. Great parking, 2 kitchens, indoor laundry, large fenced yard and screened back porch. Hi-speed net, cable. $395/mo. 813-295-3010 6-3-08-7-2 Studio/efficiency in quiet northwest. Perfect for grad/pro. Free cable tv & all utilities, carpet, AC, walk-in closet. Avail May 15th. Only $395/mo. Call 377-1868 5-29-08-6-2 ***iALK TO UF*** 2BR 1BA Washer & Dryer 2 Cars Tenant Permits 204 NW 18th St. Call Manny 352317-4408 5-22-08-4-2 Rent -4/2 ACROSS FROM butler plaza, new paint & appliances, $1100.00 mos Mr Myers 336-3900 x 15 5-27-08-5-2 2BR/1.5 BA Condo in Casa East. W/D, Screen Porch, Community swimming pool, and busroute. Location is quiet-has quick/easy access to UF/Shands. Available 8/5/08. $800.00/month (352)246-5958. 529-08-5-2 QUIET AREA & CLOSE TO UF SW 20th Ave. busline, 2BR/2.5BA New Townhouse, 1200 sq. ft, fenced backyard, A/C, W/D hook-up, DW, $800/mo. Call Lalit for app. 378-6817, 871-8205, Avail 6/15/08 5-29-08-5-2 2BRs avail. in 4BR house -quiet, neat, pets, equidistant to UF/SFCC -$375/mo + util, DSL-phone (or $450 all included) -1BR avail. NOW; other avail. July or Aug. 6924419 5-29-08-5-2 $50 CASH FOR SIGNING 2/2 in a 4/4 available starting in the fall. Close to UF-4 bus routes. W/D, cable, internet and utilities included for $499/mo. CALL NOW: 786-239-3556 or 786-325-5618 5-15-1-2 Brand New/ Leasing for Aug. Have your own house and live in G'ville largest floor plans. Clubhouse w/ pool, fitness, computer study, free tanning. Pet Friendly 2BR/2.5BA sq ft -1,263 3BR/3BA sq ft -1,530 4BR/4BA sq ft -1,794 REDUCED RATES AND NO MOVE IN FEES FOR A LIMITED TIME Ask About $500 Special! 352-373-7959 www.coftagegroveatgainesville.com 8-18-08-24-2 Comfy 3br/2ba House. Easy to UF and SF. $1100/mnth. 3304 NW 45 Ave. 772-3411998, 305-401-6817 5-29-08-5-2 Room for rent 1/1 in 2/2 Everything included: home phoneutilities, Dish-DVR. 500/month. Located at Sparrow Condos near the Mall off Tower Road. Call 352-283-0240 for info. 6-12-9-2 SAVE YOUR MONEY 2BR/2BA condo. Central heat/air, W/D hookups, vaulted ceilings, screened patio, fenced backyard. $1850 move in, $675/mo, $500 security. No pets/No smokers 352-374-4216 5-27-4-2

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THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 E ALLIGATOR, 17 aeS16esds Subleases eReomnbatess lrmats Apartments Sublet & Roommates Browse FREE! www.SUBLETcom 1-877-FOR-RENT/201-845-7300 8-18-149-3 2 MIN WALK FROM LIB WEST! Across Univ Ave. $400/month +util, Summer sublease FURNISHED, need female roommate, 2 BD, 1 BA, LARGE LR & KIT, balcony 850-5444475 5-20-13-3 $879 1/1 + WID Downtown Gainesville Wisteria Downs (5/1 to 7/30) at 405 SE 2nd Ave. The apt is 575 sq ft. For Questions or to view the apartment, please call Rob at 352216-5120. 5-29-14-3 Summer sublet in 4BR house on 17th St w/ W/D, cable, internet, dishwasher, woodfloors. 5 min walk to UF & Swamp. Negotiable rent, $550 + 1/4 utils. Call Prissy 386-688-3071 pnelson@alligator.org 5-15-08-9-3 Summer Sublease!!! 1 br male roommate needed Price Negotiable pets allowed laundry room only a 2 minute walk to campus and walking distance to all the bars and restaurants on University 904.254.5518 6-3-10-3 WINDSOR HALL 2 blks from UF. Furn w/util. $435/mo Avail May 3 -July 30. Call 305-776-3632 5-1508-4-3 WALKING DISTANCE TO CAMPUS/ MIDTOWN -Large 1 or 2 BEDROOM SUMMER SUBLEASE. Possibly the world's greatest apartment. Josh.Manning@yahoo.com 352-328-4189 5-15-08-18-3 Discounted Summer Sublease! 5 min walk to campus. 3/1 house, all rooms available May-July 30. Beautiful backyard, W/D, fully furnished. $500/person. Call 561-310-9888 orcaseyj17@ufl.edu 5-20-08-5-3 REDUCED SUMMER SUBLEASE. female. 1 bedroom in a 4/2 at Univ. Glades. $400 OBO. Furnished and all inclusive. Near Archer and 34st. Direct bus route to campus. Available as of 5/5 to 8/8. 786-201-3393 5-22-08-5-3 FIRST MONTH FREE & FREE TELEPHONE"'l Enjoy a 1/1 in the luxury Laurels. Plenty of amenities, free tanning. Washer/dryer, fridge, microwave. $889/mo for June and July. Pets ok! 386/931-0147 6-10-08-10-3 $509 (willing to negotiate price) spacious 1BR/1BA in 4/4. All utils + internet incl.W/D. Private bath. SW27th Street. Available NOWlonger if needed. Bus#9, 34, 35, 36. Call 561-914-0135 or e-mail sland05@ufl.edu 5-27-5-3 SUMMER SUBLEASE 1st month FREE! $490/month May-August. University Club. 1/1 in a 4/4 ALL inclusive: furniture, utilities,3 bus routes,gym,pool! Call: Olivia (386)5478497 or e-mail olgator@ufl.edu 5-15-08I I Copyrighted Material d Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers 0 0 I I I 1 I 2BR-2BA w/ pool, tanning salon. 1st mo. $500, 2nd $700, 3rd $700. Can renew with owner. Avail immed. @ Bivens Cove 352-278-2338 5-15-08-2-3 2 BLKS FROM CAMPUS -1 BR SUM. A,B,C -$495 W/ UTIL. WALK EVERYWHERE! $635 NORM. CAMERON (321)217-2361 5-15-08-2-3 Oxford Manor. $325/month obo 1 bdrm/1 bath upstairs in 3/3 apt. Pool, tennis, gym, close to UF campus.Se habla espanol. Call Justin at (321)297-1569. 5-22-4-3 First month FREE 2bd/lbr, like new, MayJuly Sunbay on SW16th ave, bus#16,17evry 15min 20min Walk to Campus 3min to Win Dixie. Free furniture. Gym, Pool. $660/month. Botz:352-328-8897 I'm a nice guy, negotiable, www.whatdafact.com/bothomepage/?p=68 5-20-08-2-3 5 O~taeS Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Cobblestone 377-2801 Hidden Lake 374-3866 8-18-25-4 Female, UF roommates wanted by UF student to share three beds/two baths, furn/ unfurn townhouse. 5 min to campus. washer/ dryer. No smoking. No pets. 813-892-3996 5-22-30-4 Male roommate needed. 2 bed/2bath furnished corner unit. Town House. Adjacent to pool. Rent $500; includes utilities, TV, phone, and internet. Call Dale, (386)235-6677 5-15-08-16-4 Pharmacy student looking for 2 Female roommates to share huge furnished house. 3 Bedrooms/2 Bath. $450 Everything Included. Call Meghan 352-5140316 Avail May :) 610-23-4 Female roommates (2) needed to share a new 4/2 house in a quiet neighborhood 3 mi. W of 1-75 w/cable, intrenet, security alarm. $475/ mo. incl. util. No pets. Call 352-3318794. Avail immediately for summer/fall. 6-19-25-4 Roommate wanted in 4BR/3BA house. NW 16th Ave between SFCC & UF. Cox cable and internet, dishwasher, W/D. 21 or older. $385 all utils incl. 328-4995 5-27-16-4 Seeking students for 3/2 home w/2 rooms for rent. 1600 sq. ft, 1 acre lot in Meadows on the Praire. Nice house 15 min. to UF & 20 win. to SFCC. Facebook Mike Rollins for pict. 727-224-5847 $550/mo. everything incl. 5-22-08-14-4 Very Cool Roommate Furnished room in 2BR apt. $325/mo, plus utilities. Walk to UF. Call Jim at 372-9411 or 215-1164 -Move in anytime. 5-15-08-9-4 Female roommate wanted for two neat and tidy roommates. $360/mo all incl. on bus 12 route. call (760) 641-6788 if interested 710-22-4 MATURE PROFESSIONAL share 3BR/3BA pool home near UF. Safe area across from Plaza Royale movie theatre. No alcohol or drugs. Furn or unfurn. $325/mo + 1/3 util. Avail Aug 1st. year lease. No pets. 371-3837 6-3-08-10-4 HUGE ROOM available in upscale 3BR 2BA. M/F roommate needed for Fall/Spring. 1.5 mi N of UF. Two cool male UF roomates. $550 mo +1/3 utils. 727-410-3617 6-5-10-4 Roommate wanted to share 3 bdrm house near SFCC w/ one female UF student and one male SFCC student, nice house in good location. $325/month and 1/3 utilities. Call Jenny (352)870-3975 5-27-7-4 2-3 rooms avail in 4/2 home in NW g'ville. Avail Aug. 1. Mins. to UF/SFCC. 2 car garage, screened porch. Only $300/month!! 3222 NW 44th PL. 352-514-1441 5-29Clean, Non-sm oking, Female student for furnished 4/2 condo, renovated, W/D, pool, cable, internet, no pets, University Commons 2 miles from UF on 4 bus routes $430 + util. Available August 2008 call (954)242-5553. 5-15-08-3-4 CLOSE TO UF -Responsible individual to share a beautiful 4BR/2BA house with W/D. $325/mo & security deposit, plus share utilities, no pets. CALL: (352)328-4210 527-08-5-4 NS male to share 3br/3ba comdo. Furn incl utils, inet except phone. $475/mo, no pets, 1 yr lease starting Aug 08. (407) 766-7104 5-22-4-4 Now you can easily submit your classified ad for print and/or web editions right thru our website! Just go to www.alligator.org/classifieds Visa and Mastercard accepted. FREE ROOM/BOARD for Female in exchange for cooking, cleaning & possible other sm. errands. Must be N/S, prefer responsible Grad. student50 yr. old -Needed immed. Call 352-278-2338 5-15-08-2-4 3 bedroom 2 bath.$425, very close to UF and SFCC. Spacious house with fenced back yard and deck. Short and long term leases available. UTILITIES, cox cable, and internet included! 305-878-3425 -Oakley 6-5-08-8-4 Available June 1st. Perfect for grad/med students. Spacious room w/pvt bath, kitchenette, pvt entrance in large, quiet home 5 min to UF. W/D, A/C, $575/mo + utils. Call 352-284-0979 6-19-08-17-4 FEM ROOMMATE NEEDED YR LEASE @ ENCLAVE! BRAND NEW LAKEFRONT! Avail Fall,Close to UF, 2/2, new appl, w/d, granite, w.i.c, plasma in ktchn, free tanning, wireless poolside, fitn ctr. etc! $570+util., enclaveuf.com! Nonsmoker please! 5-2908-6-4 $390/mo ONLY! Very well maintained 4BR/ 4BAapt.10 min to UF. Incl Laundry Rm inapt, Full Kitchen, Furn Com Area, WI-Fl Inet, UF Bus Rte, Pool, MORE! OPEN MINDED, Rino 954-854-9445 or rinopatane@yahoo.com 731-08-21-4 HANDYMAN SPECIAL Disc 4 wk. Share 2/2 MH Cornerstone. Furn rm avail now. $200 N/R dep. $400/m $100/wk incl elec, ph, cab, laun & cook sve. N/AN/S, N/D. Need vehicle. Near bus/shops. Sm caged pet ok. 331-3666 5-29-6-4 ROOMMATE WANTED TO SHARE BRAND NEW CONDO WITH FEMALE STUDENT. $500/mth, Own bedroom & full bathroom plus huge closet, washer & dryer, garage, & plenty of storage space. Call Christina 586945-0894 5-27-08-5-4 WALK or BIKE -7 blocks to UF! N/S Roommates wanted in 4 BR house. NW 7th PI & 22nd St. Great pkg, indoor laundry, huge fenced yard for pets, hi-spd net, cable. $395/ mo. 813-295-3010 5-27-08-5-4 FEMALE GRAD STUDENT 3BR/2.5BA new townhome, gated, W/D, pool, gym, bus & parking. $350 + utils/mo. 727729-1561 6-19-08-12-4 Rockwood Villas 3/3 condo with a private room and bath available immediately for $450 a mo. all utilities included. Washer/ Dryer in unit.On UF bus route. call 407-4030656 for more info ask for Cat. 5-27-08-5-4 Female nonsmoking roommate needed for a 1/1 in a spacious 2/2 apt close to campus in Mount Vernon. Large kitchen and patio! And it's clean, with a furnished living room. $420/month. Bus routes 9, 12, 1, 117. Call 352-514-8087. 6-3-08-7-4 2 rooms open -small apt. $100 p/w covers all. + cable +TV. 376-0384 for info. If not in please leave name & time called, should respond within few hrs. 6-17-10-4 Roommate wanted to share huge 2bed/2ba townhouse at Sparrow condominiums. Newly remodeled, private balcony, bathtub, large bedroom. Help with move in/out, util. included. 2 minutes from oaks mall and 10 mins from UF. $400/mo. Call Dave t 352246-8278 5-27-08-4-4 roommate needed, beautiful house in Capri subdivision. Everything included $350/month. 10 min from UF by car or 15 min by bus; fully furnished,clubhouse,tennis court,pool,hot tub, gym, wireless internet.preferably female, no pets. contact at (863)521-2078, aloha75@ufl.edu 6-19-11-4 I have a 2br 1 ba condo with 1 br for rent. The room has its own private entrance. Central air and heat. 2 pools in complex. Walking distance to UF and Shands. Call Mike 352316-3930. Available now. Rent 395/mo 527-08-4-4 The Duck Pond Area: 1BR in 3BR house w/ living & dining rm.,kitchen, garage, front & back yard.$325/mo + util.352-213-5408 5-29-5-4 GrI rm needed 4 fall&spring 4 a 2/2.5 quiet and spacious townhome, grt bus route, Located on SW 35th pets welcome! call Elina @ 786-4939069 7-29-20-4 ROOMMATE NEEDED for Fall or sooner! 1/1 of a 3/3 available in the Polos. Biking distance, great bus routes. Clean, new appliances, W/D, sweet tv, 727-430-4362 529-5-4 eal Estate Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR AD ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373-Find SEE ALL CONDOS WWW.UFCONDOMINIUMS.COM Matt Price Campus Realty, 352-281-3551 8-18-25-5-5 NEW CONDOS -WALK to UF 3 Blks to UF. For Info on ALL 1, 2, 3, 4 Bedrooms for Sale, Call Eric Leightman, Campus Realty at 352-219-2879. 8-18-25-5 Need Quiet To Study? 1 BR/1-1/2BA condo in gated community has 1003SF, open floor plan, sim. wood floors, comm. pool & tennis.$153,000. Call Judie Irwin, CB MM Parrish @ 352-339-6879. 2-6-08-5-5 49R/4BA LUXURY CONDO NR SORORITY ROW-BLT AUG 05 $275K INCL ALL APPL AVAILABLE SUMMER 2008 ELEV ON PREMISE-904-838-7581 3-1110-5 Student Condos/Homes I can find one or sell yours John Cantlon, REALTOR? 21, John Merrill, Inc John@JohnCantlon.com 352-335-9994 65-30-5 Beautiful home for sale 3 br 2 bath, great location near UF, many extras, built ins, porch, fireplace, french doors, greenhouse, great for entertaining, landscaped backyard 249,900. Call realtor Kim 352-538-1130 5-27-20-5 HISTORIC DUCKPOND -2BR/1 BA Don't drink and drive -walk home from downtown Entirely renovated and must see. Starting at only $129,000. 352-8712777 5-29-08-20-5 www.CONDOSatUF.com For a list of all condos/homes nea] UF. Matt Thomas, Bosshardt Realty, 352-494-0194 5-29-08-20-5 Great Time to Buy!! $124,000 2/2 townhouse Woodside Villas $159,000 3/2.5 townhouse $235,000 3/2 house with office visit www.exitgainesville.com or call 262-2621 Jay Jolicoeur Exit Realty Producers 7-1730-5

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18, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 Real Estate Real Estate Furnishings For Sale Autos SE HISTORIC DISTRICT-3BR/2BA vintage home completely remodeled, hardwood firs, walk 2 downtown, private fenced backyard. $195000, 352.258.1491 6-10-08-10-5 For Sale By Owner 3/2 Garage, Fenced, Large Patio, New Roof &A/C, Move-In Condition $169,900 Call 352-328-6456 5-27-08-5-5 CONDO-CLOSE TO UF. 2BR/2 1/2BA. ALMOST NEW. TILE FLOOR, WASHER/ DRYER, ETC. $148,000. INCLUDES 42" PAMA TV. CAI 1-321-217-4145. 8-29-08-30-5 SPACIOUS 4BR/2.5BA NEAR UF Asking $305,000. Call Ricardo Kokkas/Campus Realty 352-318-3384 5-22-08-4-5 MALLORCA SQUARE Affordable, luxurious & beautifully built to last. New 2Br 2.5Ba condos w/garages close to UF Law School. Phase 1 sold out, so don't wait. $199,900. Call Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc 352-240-9100. 8-18-08-25-5 CONDOS W/GARAGES Double owner suites, 2.5 baths, 1 car garages. Hannah's Condos is close to Shands Hospital and UF. Shopping, restaurants & 1-75 just down the street. $199,900. Call Bosshardt Realty Services, Inc. 352-2409100. 8-18-08-25-5 Stop paying rent! 3/2 Updated homes. Plenty of extras. gatorfsbo.com/80108 $155,000 and gatorfsbo.com/80114 $173,900 Move in ready! 352-222-6357 ALL OFFERS CONSIDERED! 7-3-08-14-5 Home for Sale 3bed, 2bath, split plan in Sutters Landing. Huge Master suite, View of Pond & Woods in Talbot school district. Down pmt. Assistance possible @ $209,000 352-284-5712 6-19-08-12-5 NEW SOLAR HOMES-near zero energy 3 miles north of UF, in new Forest Creek Development. PB Solar Electric, and almost no electric bill. 1650 & 1653 NW 34th Ave. $269,900 after rebates. Open house Sat-Sun 12-3pm. Call developer Richard Schackow 352:-8S10590, 514-5060 cell. 5-29-08-5-5 FOR SALE -10% DOWN NO CLOSING COSTS OR QUALIFYING, buys this 3/2, wood floors, fireplace, updated baths, 2 miles from UF on bus route $219,900. INFO jack myers, Campus Realty 318-5442 6-308-5-5 LAND AUCTION -Greenbrier County, WV. 1,885 acres pasture and timber land offered in 24 tracts. Barns & out buildings for cattle operations. One tract has a beautiful 8 bedroom house with indoor pool. Open and wooded land with magnificent views. Auction Saturday, June 7 in Lewisburg, WV Woltz & Associates, Inc., Roanoke, VA, Real Estate Brokers & Auctioneers (WV#1000). Go to www.woltz.com or call (800)551-3588 for property and auction details. 5-15-1-5 3BR/2BA Foreclosure! $22,000! Only $199/ Mo! 5% down 20 years @ 8% apr. Buy, 4/BR $259/Mo! For listings (800)366-9783 Ext 5798. 5-15-1-5 Land Auction 250 Props Must be Sold! Low Down / E-Z Financing Free Brochure 800-890-1292 www.LANDAUCTION.com, 5-15-2-5 Southern Colorado Ranch Sale 35 Acres w/ Well just $356/month* Spectacular Rocky Mountain views Year-round access, Nicely treed Access to electric and telephone Call Red Creek Land today (866)OWN-LAND x 4125 www.seecedanwoodstation.com Offer void where prohibited. Terms and conditions suhp ct to change without notice. *Monthly payment of $356.22 based upon a purchase price of $69,900 with 15% down and $59,415 financed via a 30 year mortgage at a fixed interested rate of 6.00%. 5-15-1-5 AIRPORT LAKES ESTATES, % to 3 acre lakefront and wooded lots starting @ 17k to 39k, surrounded by 5k acres of Lake Barkley state park, utilities/county roads in place, close to hospitals and schools. Jay Baehman (800)964-7495 or (727)492-8380 jcb@intnet.net. 5-15-1-5 NEW ARIZONA LAND RUSH! 1 or 2-1/2 "Football Field" Sized Lots! $0 Down. $0 Interest. $159-$208 per month! Money Back Guarantee! (866)745-3329 or www.sunsitesl andrush.com. 5-15-1-5 HILTON HEAD LAKES, SCFinally Affordable Lakefront Living *Large Wooded HomesitesStarting in the Low $100's *World Class Amenities *165+Acre Lake/22 Miles of Shoreline *Great Boating & Fishing* No Time Limit to Build HURRY LIMITED OFFER! Call Hilton Head Lakes: (866)3963230. www.HiltonHeadLakes.net. 5-15-1-5 VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS Log cabin shell on 2 private acres near very wide trout stream in the Galns area and New Ricer State Park, $139,500. Owner (866)789-8535. 5-15-1-5 Grand Opening Sale! Saturday, May 31st! 1+ acre lake access just $29,900includes FREE boat slips! On 160,000 acre recreational lake in Kentucky. Save $5000 GUARANTEED! Prime dockable lakefront available. Lowest financing in 25+ years. Be 1st to see! Call now (800)704-3154, x1825. 5-15-1-5 0[ Furnishings BED -QUEEN -$110 ORTHOPEDIC Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 8-18-08-25-6 BED -FULL SIZE -$85 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 8-18-25-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT -$375 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 8-18-08-25-6 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. 8-18-08-25-6 CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost $1500, sacrifice $450 352-333-7516 Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516 8-18-25-6 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 $1100 (352) 372-7490 8-18-08-25-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic wlwarranty. Retail $2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846 8-18-08-25-6 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 8-1825-6 FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899 DINETTE SET Spc $120 Brand new in box. Never used. 352-377-9846 8-18-25-6 **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. 8-18-25-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $120 352-377-9846. 8-18-25-6 BedAll New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516. 8-18-25-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 8-18-0825-6 FUTON -$60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 8-18-25-6 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 8-18-25-6 Hot Tub/Spa -$1295 Brand New Loaded! Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery, MUST SELL 352-372-8588 8-18-25-6 Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box. New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $90 317-4031 Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 8-18-25-6 FURNITURE & THINGS Buy & Sell. New & Used. Wed-Sat 10-6 Corner of Waldo & Univ Ave 22 NE 11th St. 283-3080 8-18-08-25-6 Computers CASH PAID FOR LAPTOPS Working or not, Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 336-0075 8-18-25-7 C fl P'" T E R 9 8-18-25-7 Computer Help Fast Gatorland Computers House/Dorm Fast response. No waiting/ unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 338-8041. www.GatorlandComputers.com 8-18-25-7 COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NV 3th Street 8-18-08-25-7 y BicyclesI 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) 8-18-25-9 i For Sale PARKING: Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 8-18-08-25-10 UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS are underway. bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: http://www.surplus.ufl.edu/onlinel 8-18-08-25-10 Need a spot to park that's close to UF? As spaces become less available and more expensive, for $50/mo you can have a decaled spot on Alligator Alley, located at 1120 SW 1st Ave. These spots are rented by the semester to accommodate students and faculty alike. For more info, contact: www.edbaurmanagment.com 1731 NW 6th Street 375-7104 X110 8-18-25-10 PALM TREES (Windmill) Compact for Patio or Balconies. Will not freeze -Cold hardy. 4 feet tall/Easy to grow $15. 352-374-4216 5-274-10 ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do you earn $800 in a day? 30 Local Machines and Candy $9,995. (888)629-9968 B02000033. CALL US: We will not be undersold! 5-151-10 IMPORT EXPORT. Your Complete Guide. Earn Big $$$. Worldwide Contacts. Products. Manufacturers. Brokers Available. Work From Anywhere. Call (800)812-3163 24/7. 5-15-1-10 BUILDINGS FOR SALE! "BEAT NEXT INCREASE!" Deposit holds for 3 months. 25x40 $6100. 30x40 $7300. 35x70 $12,290. 40x80 $14,900. Many others. Manufacturer since 1980.(800)668-5422. 5-15-1-10 W cycles,,MopedS 050000 SCOOTERS 000000 RPM MOTORCYCLES INC SALES, SERVICE, PARTS Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St. www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974 8-18-08-25-11 ***GatorMoto*** Our new state of the art facility will be completed this Spring! We have new scooters starting at $999. lyr Warranties. We also service ALL brands of scooters. PickupAvailable. Low Labor Rates' Free estimates. 376-6275 GatorMoto.com 8-18-08-25-2 GATORMOTO is Gainesville's number 1 service facility. We repair ALL brands of scooters. Pickups available. Lowest labor rates around. Quickest turnaround time. Run by Gator Grads so we know how to treat our customers! 376-6275 8-18-08-25-2 LEAVING TOWN? WE BUY USED MOTORCYCLES & SCOOTERS AT FAIR PRICES. CALL RPM MOTORCYCLES AT 377-6974 5-15-083-11 OMOTORCYCLES / SCOOTER SERVICE* TUNE UPS, DIAGNOSTICS, ENG WORK, VALVE ADJ, TIRES. 'WE DO IT ALL" rpmmotorcycles.com OR CALL 352-3776974 518 SE 2nd St. GVILLE 8-18-26-11 INSTANT CASH$$$ For any motorcycle or scooter, running or not. I come to you, call anytime352-441-0442 Please leave message. 5-27-08-5-11 2001 Suzuki LS650 Savage For sale. $2,500 obo. approx. 11,000 miles, garage kept, 45mpg, extras. See http: //scarlson.homeftp.net/motorcycle for details and contact info. 5-20-08-2-11 Ml iAutosI FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR* *Running or not!* NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS *Over 10 yr nyc to UP students SCull Don @ 215-7587 8-18-25-12 CARS -CARS Buy*SellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 8-18-25-12 OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000 SELECT MOTOR CAR THE YELLOW BUILDING 2715 N MAIN 377-1616 www.selectmotorcar.us 6-18-08-25-12 $500! POLICE IMPOUNDS! HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC. For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622 8-18-25-12 JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY! 000 FREE S FREE S FREES FREESSO MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY! CALL DON 215-7987 8-18-25-12 CARS FROM $29/MO! Hondas S Chevys S Jeeps and more! $0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr. For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765 8-18-25 '-12 *FAST CASH PAID* For cars, trucks, mopeds & motorcycles '94 & up. Running or not. Segovia 352-284-8619 8-18-25-12 New Car College Grad Financing Incentive. Graduating in 6 months? OK. Assoc Arts, or Bachelors? OK. Graduated in last two years? OK. Call today, offer expires 4/30. Call Bob Williams 352-215-9285 6-1928-12 2007 Toyota Camry (LE) for $1,9000 (Negotiable!) Miles: 8500 Exterior Color: Dark Gray Interior Color: Light Gray Leather Seats! Looks like Brand New!! Give me a call at 352-359-7717 5-22-4-12 2003 Nissan Sentra GXE sedan 95k automatic, AC, silver with gray cloth, power everything, very clean, $5,900 OBO 352.514.1800 -email for picslunadog@cox.net 6-109-12 95 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE Automatic. Equipped with all options. 70K miles. $22,000. Call 727-8148 5-29-6-12 97 CHEVY BLAZER 4 door, 4WD. Cold air, very clean with low mileage. Equipped w/ all options. $29,000. Call 727-8148 5-29-6-12 Wanted THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY NEEDS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS Transport patients to/from treatments Must have valid driver's license, safe driving record & attend training session. Call 352-376-6866 ext 114 for more info. LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 8-1825-13 BEAN INSPIRATION! Take a blind lady to Mass on Sundays and for walks and shopping as needed. We'll have lots of fun! And you will make a new friend! Contact 219-6948. 5-22-08-72-13 l HeIp 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 0 the independent florida What's black and white and "read" all over??? The Independent Florida Alligator And you can be part of the sales team of the largest college newspaper in the country by applying to become an ADVERTISING INTERN (this in a non-paid position requiring 10-15 hours per week possibly leading to a paid sales position) If you are a UF or SFCC student available to work both spring AND summer and are eager to gain valuable sales experience, stop by the Alligator. 1105 W. University Avenue, to fill out an application and class schedule by May 16th. We will contact you for an interview opportunity to get your career jump started! EEO/AA 5-15-08-2-14 LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS? Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be over 22, stable work history, clean driving record, drug-free, perssonal references. www.carrsmith.com for details. 8-18-25-14 Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/employment 8-18-08-25-14

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THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 19 e Help Wanted elp Wanted Help Wanted Help Wanted Help Wanted SECRET SHOPPERS Needed for evaluations of Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters Flexible Hours, Training Provided Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254 8-18-08-25-14 PolitiCal/Commercial Call Center Phone reps needed ASAP Political & Corp Campaigns. Up to $9/hr + bonus potential. 352/371-5888 X111, 4112 NW 22 Dr. 818-25-14 PARADIGM PROPERTIES Leasing Specialist, PT Sales & customer service exp. EOE, DFWP 220 N. Main; 352-375-2152 x301 www.teamparadigm.com 8-18-25-14 DELIVERY DRIVERS up to $12/hr. KITCHEN HELP $7.00-$7.25/hr. CALIFORNIA CHICKEN GRILL 378-2442 8-18-25-14 INSIDE SALES PEOPLE For a major telecom company. Flexible hours. PT or FT. No nights or weekends. Bilingual a plus. EEOC. 372-2051 8-18-25-14 EARN $60 THIS WEEK! Donate Plasma & Save a Life $$$$$$$$$$$$ Best part-time job you'll ever have. NEW DONORS Bring this Ad and Earn an Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation. DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St. 352-378-9204 8-18-08-25-14 PARK PLACE CAR WASH Now Hiring FT & PT positions available. Great environment: flexible hours. Apply in person 7404 NW 4th Blvd-Across from Home Depot 8-18-08-25-14 Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start work today! No sales, opinion research only! Flexible Scheds! Perceptive Market Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call Now! 8-18-25-14 If You're Not Earning $500 A Day Part Time, visit www.YouBenefitNow.com 8-15-07-5-14 $STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$ For gently used clothing/accessories & furniture. No appt.necessary! -Sandy's Savvy Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 3721226 8-18-08-25-14 Statewide Furniture Installers Needed. Hiring Today for FT&Summer Work. Starting $10-$12 On EXP. Hotel & Meal Comp.Fast Advancement, Benefits, Vac & 401K. Must Have valid FL DL. DFWP 352-373-7516. 6-3-72-14 G8RBAY.com 0 Get Paid & Have Fun 0 Flexible Hrs & Competitive $ 0 Sales Experience Required 0 eBay exp. + 0 Resume to g8rbay@bellsouth.net 5-29-08-66-14 Fun summer jobs! Earn Great Pay! City of Gainesville Parks/Rec Dept. is now hiring for seasonal recreation and aquatics positions! Apply Online today at www.cityofgainesville.jobs AA/EO/DFWNets Pref Employer. 7-10-08-58-14 Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers RNs/LPNs NEEDED IMMEDIATELYto cover Gainesville or Tranton 8 hrs/day -5 days/wk. $18-23/hr. Only serious applicants should apply. Requires Level II background screening. Call 352-284-2336 or fax 352-353-0437 5-29-13-14 FULL TIME MICROBIOLOGIST WITH B.S., PART TIME LAB TECH POSITIONS LONG TERM POSITIONS, PLEASE FAX RESUME AND AVAILABILITY TO JANIE 352-378-6483, or e-mail to janies@abcr.com 5-15-08-8-14 Like Sushi? Then join our growing Rolls 'n Bowls team! Now hiring motivated, reliable, friendly and energetic team members for CASHIER/ HOST & PREP positions, PIT & FIT. .Learn how to make sushi and much more in a fun, diverse, and high-paced environment. Strong work ethic and excellent customer service are an absolute must! Earn great pay while having fun!! Apply in person at 3117 SW 34th St #1, University Towne Center (next to Carrabbas). No calls please. 5-22-08-10-14 5 STAR PIZZA is now hiring pizza makers and delivery drivers. Great pay, flexible hours. Apply in person at 600 NW 75th St. 333-7979 5-27-10-14 3 Ladies Needed 3 eve per week 2-2 1/2 hr per eve $300 per week *No modeling req CALL 335-4814 The Lingerie Company 6-3-10-14 T/TH all day NANNY June 23 must be avail thru fall / spring Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume, pix, sched. gnv@nanoneone.com 5-2208-6-14 FALL NANNY for 7yr old: big sis needed; start 08-14; MWF 2:30-6 must commit thru May 09 Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume, pix, sched. gnv@nanoneone.com 5-2208-6-14 AM NANNY 15hrs/wk 2yr old / cats / needs long term Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume, pix, sched. gnv@nanonece com 5-2208-6-14 Full time nanny needed M-F every other week; ASAP Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resumepix, schedule to gnv@nanoneone.com 5-2208-6-14 Opus Cafe -Coffee Bar We are searching for fun and active students to work 12 to 30 hours per week at a fast paced coffee bar near campus. Starting pay is $7.25/hour + tips. Call Tim for employment information at 352.262.0822. An application may also be downloaded at www.opus-cafe.com. 5-20-08-5-14 Planet Smoothie & Moe's Southwest Grill are now accepting applications for all positions. Please apply @ 3832 Newberry Road in the Plaza Royale. 5-22-08-5-14 YMCA 'Paid to Play' opportunities *AQUATICS Summer Lifeguards CHILDCARE Bus Drivers, After school and Summer camp Counselors GYMNASTICS Preschool and Rec Gymnastics Instructors SPORTS Sports Supervisors, Refs, Umps, Score Keepers, Sports Intern Contact Kelly Barone NCFYMCA 352-3749622 or visit www.ncfymca.org 5-15-08-3-14 SALES AND MARKETING We are expanding and seeking self starters, must be $$$ motivated, team player, ready to produce large results NOW! Call 800-294-4186 8-28-30-14 RGIS INVENTORY SPECIALIST Year-round hourly work Immediate openings. $8 an hour to start Apply online at RGIS.COM Or by phone at 352-861-7004 8-18-0825-14 Now you can easily submit your Classified ad for print and/or web editions right thru our website! Just go to www.alligator.org/Classifieds Visa and Mastercard accepted. AUTOCAD/ENGINEERING STUDENT FT M-F DAILY -40-50 HOURS WEEKLY -STARTING PAY BASED ON KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE -MUST BE DEPENDABLE AND HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF AUTOCAD -1 MILE FROM CAMPUS -EMAIL RESUME TO WELLS@RIDGWAYTRUSS.COM -WEBSITE: RIDGWAYTRUSS.COM 5-2208-4-14 Hiring part-time in the UF Dept of Chemistry Job includes fun atmosphere, inside work, & general handy man work No experience required Contact Joey Lott 262-6205 or jlott@chem.ufl.edu 5-27-5-14 WEB PROGRAMMERS, DEVELOPERS, and ARTISTS wanted at the UF Center for Instructional Technology and Training. Develop your portfolio! Please visit our website for more information. Schedule is flexible; pay starts at $10.00 per hour. Call 392-7249 ext 230, online application at http: //www.citt.ufl.edu/employment.php. 5-2708-5-14 Opportunity in New Organic & Sustainable Industry The Worlds 1st extensive range of internationally certified organic skin, hair, body, cosmetic, oral and nutritional products. Earn income while you study. www nothingyucky.com 352-514-9048 5-27-08-5-14 Part & Full Time available. Pinch-A-Penny Pool & Patio Located behind Home Depot. We will train you how to be a swimming pool expert. Have fun and earn money! Apply in Person 7112 W Univ. Ave. 7-8-08-15-14 Freelance program/web designer wanted. Help local compoany integrate business proccess/forms into paperless environment. Fax 352.351.0219 or email humanresourcesdirector@hotmail.com 5-27-08-5-14 Porter -needed for a student apt comm in the UF area. Cleaning, trash removal and gen maint. Qualified applicants must be able to pass a background/drug test. Comp wage/ benefits. EOE. Please apply in person at: 710 SW Depot Ave #129. PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS 5-15-08-2-14 Yacht Jobs Available! Entry level positions for Stewardesses and Deckhands. pay $2500/mo to start. Travel to Caribbean, New England, and Mediterranean. Toll free 800-660-4624 or www.crewunlimited.com 5-29-6-14 Veterinary Technician/Assistant Full or part time, some weekends, holidays. Experience preferred. Apply in person at Jonesville Animal Hospital, 14145 W. Newberry Rd, Newberry. 7-10-16-14 Goal oriented salesperson to work with aquarium hobbyists. Must have intermed/ adv knowledge. To apply bring resume to Karen at Aquatropics. 2100 SW 34th st. 522-08-4-14 NOW HIRING Experienced Notetakers and Editors Summer 2008 5 Apply Online at www.SmokinNotes.com 5-22-4-14 $10-12/HOUR Mortgage lender has immediate openings for college students for telephone sales positions. No exp required. Flexible hours. Apply in person between 5-8 pm M-Th. 1900 SW 34 St Ste 206 (2nd floor above credited 6-19-08-12-14 A Great Day in Your Career Employee Communications Specialist to coordinate the implementation of strategic communication plan; align internal employee campaigns with external campaigns; research and develop appropriate communication vehicles for employees; coordinate employee events; manage community outreach PR activities; serve as the liaison between corporate and divisions/subsidiaries of Exactech; coordinate editorial schedules for in-house production of print materials; support content management of intranet and internet; and collaborate with the human resources team to develop employee retention activities. Proficiency in journalistic and technical writing; project management; and interpersonal skills is required. Candidates must have a bachelor's degree and 3 years experience. Please submit cover letter, resume, and salary history to human.resour ces@exac.com. For more information please visit www.exac.com. 5-27-5-14 Maintenance Support Technichian: Assist Maintenance Manager with facility maintenance. 20hrs/week at $9.23/hr. Flexible work schedule. Cameron.Carter@MyFWC.com 258-6890 6-3-08-7-14 Nanny needed for two kids during summer vacation: 9-6 M-F. Want outdoor activities, Springs, Beach, etc. Call 352-318-5110 527-5-14 Temporoary help needed for Lookirrg-Glass Apartments 'turn." Light maintenance, spackling, etc. -Aug. 11-16, more days possible. $8/hr lunch is included. Call 376-1111 for interview. 8-18-25-14 Technician Needed FT/PT Tues/Thurs a must Please apply in person Institite of Veterinary Spec 4011 NW 43rd St. Suite A. 5-27-5-14 Clerical Position FT/PT Tues/Thurs a must Please apply in person Institute of Veterinary Spec 4011 NW 43rd St. Suite A. 5-27-5-14 GatorMoto is hiring a mechanic to work only on scooters. We will supply the tools, but want someone with mechanical experience. Starting pay will be $7.25/hr with the chance of raises. Young and fun atmosphere. email Justin@GatorMoto.com for more info 6-1908-12-14 Have a 3.6 GPA & want to earn some extra cash? We are now hinring notetakers for summer 2008. Go to www.HowlgotanA.com 5-22-4-14 Administrative full time position, Gainebuille sports apparel company, strong computer skills, excellent growth potential. call 802.362.2992 cbv@together.net 5-2708-5-14 College student to call on fraternities, sororities & clubs for silk screen and embroidered products. Call 802.598.3388 5-27-08-5-14

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20, ALLIGATOR N THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 HelpWanted Help Wanted Help Wanted Services E ent No tices WGFLGANEL HD MATER CONTROL OPERATOR (PT) weekends & overnight. operate tech equipment, record program feeds, maintain logs. Computer skills are required. Entry level position, will train. Fax 352-332-1506 or email resume to hrdept@mygainesville.tv DFWP, EOE 5-15-08-2-14 Part-time barn helper needed. Afternoon & we*kwd shifts avail. Must have prior horse exp. Duties incl feeding horses, cleaning stalls, & other general barn work: Visit website: www.starquarry.com or 352-472-2991 5-22-4-14 Temp, part time Mon-Fri leaning/clerical position must be avail to work 9-3 seeded immediately -August Call 352-371-1222 ask 4 Terry 5-22-4-14 LOT PERSON/CAR CLEANER NEEDED. FT/PT Must be responsible and have clean driving record. Apply in person only at Southeast. Car Agency, 39th Avenue. 5-1508-2-14 Part time help cleaning apts. You gotta like to clean. Must be honest and dependable. Have own transportation. Call 352-514-2472 M-F/9-5 5-20-08-3-14 Planting, mowing, mulching. Person needed for laws and garden care. Flexible hours. Home located N of the Hwy patrol station. $12 per hour. Fax resume to 386-462-7935. 6-3-08-7-14 Sales Representative to call on 600 local area businesses for silk screen & embroidered products. FT/PT commission with draw. Call 802.598.3388 5-27-08-5-14 SANDY'S SAVVY CHIC RESALE BOUTIQUE NOW HIRING. Great working environment. PT/FT positions available. $7$7.50/hr + incentives. 352-372-1226 -2906 NW 13th St. 5-29-08-6-14 UF VMC is seeking enthusiastic, outgoing individuals that enjoy working with 2-legged & 4-legged clients. Apply online: hftp:/jobs.ufl.edu. FT (Req #0705412) & PT (Req #0705417) positions. $10-12.50 5-27-08-5-14 Food Chemistry Laboratory Director: Responsible for timeliness and scientific quality of all routine data generated by staff of 10 bench chemists for ISO 17025 accredited food testing laboratory. Supervisory responsiblities include hiring, training, discipline and review as well as oversight of daily operations to assure that activities are carried out in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures and quality control protocols. Customer service responsibilities include meeting customer deadline expectations and turnaround time requirements. BS in chemistry, food science, or closely related discipline and minimum of three years experence preferred. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefit package. Email resume to janies@abcr.com 5-224-14 HIRING EXPERIENCED WAITSTAFF & HOSTESSES. Apply in person 39th Ave by Santa Fe & NW 10th Place off Newberry Rd. LaFiesta Mexican Restaurant 5-27-08-4-14 Summer Internship for students that are fluent in Chinese and/or Japanese. Students will Vip with translations related to business needs. This is a great opportunity for international business or foreign language studies students. Please send resumes to human.r esources@exac.com. For more information on Exactech please visit www.exac.com 522-08-3-14 Fun babysitter needed for 2 children ages 4 and 6. M-F noon to 6 pm through end of June. Must have car, references, ok with pets.,352-256-1741. 5-29-08-5-14 Now hiring full time and part time positions for servers, counter personnel, cooks and pizza cooks. Stop by Nero's Pizza and Pasta located at 5240 NW 34th St. to pick up an application. 6-10-8-14 Bartenders/ServersJP GATORS is now now hiring days & nights. Make money having fun. Outgoing go getters wanted. Honesty & dependability a must. Apply at 1605 SW 13th St. No phone calls please. 5-22-08-3-14 Coffee Company is Hiring pt dependable and flexible position. Apply at Gainesville Regional Airport or bring resume between 7am-2pm must be 18 to apply. jetfuelcc@gmai.com 5-22-08-3-14 Desperate! UF professor needs babysitting help, pick up 11 year old from St Patrick's on NE 16th Avenue at 3 and watch for 3 hours, 5 days per week, $150 per week minimum. Call 262-2559 for details. 6-1708-10-14 Can you guess her age? Participants needed for a study of age perception in voices. $10 for one hour. Email: debourgeois6@gmail.com 5-27-08-4-14 MEDICAL OFFICE Looking for pre-med students evenings & weekends. Fax a resume & hours of availability to 373-2230 5-27-08-4-14 Perfect Part Time Job Reliable Confident Sales Reps Needed for PT Evenings, Mon-Fri Pd Wkly, Pd Trng, Hrly + Comm Leave Message @352-377-2573 6-17-0810-14 Growing Sales Company Seeks Asst. Mgr for PT Evenings Call Center Exp a plus, Good 2nd Job Send resume to Teleselectl@bellsouth.net or leave message @ 352-378-2262 6-1708-10-14 Guaranteed Weekly Settlement Check. Join Wil-Trans Lease Operator Program. Get the Benefits of Being a Lease Operator without any of the Risk. (866)906-2982. Must be 23. 5-15-1-14 Internet business. Flexible hours. Earn $500$1000/month PT, $2000-$5000+ FT. Start while keeping your current job. FREE details. www.KE47.com. 5-15-1-14 Drivers: DON'T MISS THIS Sign-On Bonus 35-42 cpm Earn over $1000 weekly Excellent Benefits Need CDL-A and 3 mos recent OTR (800)635-8669. 5-15-1-14 BankCard Managers National Processor looking for experienced BankCard Sales professionals to manage sales team. 1st-yr potential $187,070. 2nd-yr potential $339,576. Lifetime Vested Residuals. (558)537-2426 x227 CODEA. 5-15-1-14 Collect up to $250/wk of Unemployment Insurance! If you are unemployed and haven't filed a claim we can assist you today. Start collecting Unemployment Insurance by calling (800)582-8761! 5-15-1-14 AWESOME FIRST JOB!! Now hiring motivated sharp individuals to work and travel entire USA. Paid training. Transportation, lodging furnished. Call today, Start tomorrow. (877)646-5050. 5-15-1-14 CDL-A DRIVERS: Expanding Fleet offering Regional/OTR runs. Outstanding Pay Package. Excellent Benefits. Generous Hometime. Lease Purchase on '07 Peterbilts. NATIONAL CARRIERS (888)707-7729 www.nationalcarriers.com. 5-15-1-14 Drivers -REGIONAL! $1,100+/week. Jacksonville Terminal. 100% Company Paid Benefits. Class A-CDL & 100K Miles Required. Paid Car-Haul Training! Call John @ Waggoners, (912)571-0242. 5-15-1-14 Driver-BYNUM TRANSPORTneeds qualified drivers for Central FloridaLocal & National OTR positions. Food grade tanker, no hazmat, no pumps, great benefits, competitive pay & new equipment. (866)GO-BYNUM. Need 2 years experience. 5-15-1-14 BODYGUARDS -COUNTER ASSAULT TEAMS Needed/USA AND OVERSEAS $119 -$220K year. Bodyguards $250 -$750 a day 18 or older. (615)885-8960 ext 300 ww w.BodyGuardTainingUSA.com. 5-15-1-14 Series IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830 www.carrsmith.com 8-18-25-15 EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER The countryclub for horses & owners. Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250' x 160' riding ring, round pen &jump paddock. Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19 separate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-3175 everglade-equestrian.com 8-18-25-15 Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait? Express Training Services can get you certified under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos. Day/eve/wkend. Class sizes limited. 3381193 for details. expresstrainingservices.com 8-18-08-25-15 PERSONAL TRAINING 300 Personal and Group Training Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility Call for a free workout 339-2199 8-18-25-15 TLC HORSEBOARD All facilities & amenities, quality instruction; 15 minutes from UF. Jan at 376-7762. Greathouse Equestrian Ctr. 8-18-25-15 ** GATOR MOVING & STORAGE ** Is offering the Share-the-Load Plan Reserve your date & get reduced rates! Limited time offer! www.gatormoving.biz 352-374-4791 or 800-797-6766 8-18-08-25-15 T-SHIRT SCREEN PRINTING Greeks-Sports-Clubs-Bands *Call or Stop by for a QUOTE* MONSTER PRESS 373-3355 424 W UNIV AVE (in Spin Cycle) 8-18-25-15 MATH & PHYSICS TUTOR First hour free. 10 years of experience. Bilingual. Call Francisco at 352-494-8582 5-27-20-15 HORSE BOARDING 12 x 12 stall in cement block barn. Good grass turnout with room to run! Only 3 stalls available. 352-472-2627 for info & directions. 8-18-08-25-15 GUITAR COACHING Are you ready to ake your playing to the next level? I can help. FIRST SESSION FREE. Steve 352-363-0591 5-15-20-15 Website Design, 3D Graphics, Animations, Logos, Banners, Ads. + CAD Drafting, Digital Structure Modeling, Residential Design, Architectural Renderings & Virtual Video Tours/Presentations. See Custom3DServices.com for a talented & versatile 3D designer. 5-27-08-5-15 Need Your Gutter/Roof Cleaned? Call Steve "The School Teacher" Very Fair $. Lic/Ins. 352-377-7086 8-18-25-15 Get Paid to Save Money. 3 minute recorded call 641-715-3400 pin 701250#. If you like what you hear, call Dixie 904-994-7157. www.generateresidualincome.com 5-2908-5-15 000 MOVING? 00 You'll love our low rates! We are professional movers, 15yrs+. Lic#1M707. We provide proof of ins for every move. Local/longdistance 352-256-0999. Take $25 off your next move 7-29-20-15 HVAC Tech Training! Heat up your career! No Exp needed. Get Nationally Certified in 3.5wks.Local job placement asst. financing available Classes start now! (877)994-9904. 5-15-1-15 Become a Qualified Estimator in the Contracting, Real Estate Investing or Insurance Adjusting field. Great opportunities in each. For complete information go to: www.JELtraining.com. 5-15-1-15 AIRLINE MECHANIC -Rapid training for high paying Aviation Career. FAA predicts severe shortage. Financial aid if qualify -Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance (888)349-5387. 5-15-1-15 ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Computers, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. Call (866)858-2121, www.CenturaOnline.com. 5-15-1-15 NOW AVAILABLE! 2008 POST OFFICE JOBS. $18-$20/HR. NO EXPERIENCE, PAID TRAINING, FED BENEFITS, VACATIONS. CALL (800)910-9941 TODAY! REF #FL08. 5-15-1-15 Post Office Now Hiring! Avg. Pay $20/hr or $57K/yr Incl. Fed. Ben, OT Offer placed by Exam Services, not aff w/USPS which does hiring. Call (866)713-4492. 5-15-1-15 M 1Health Services All Women's Health Center ABORTION Free Pregnancy Test RU-486 Available 378-9191 www.abortiongainesville.com 8-18-25-16 THE TRUE YOU! Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks Only $119! Gain muscle while you lose fat Groups forming now. 339-2199 8-18-25-16 ABORTION/ABORTION BY PILL (RU-486) Student Discount. Bread & Roses Women's Health Center www.breadroses.com 352-372-1664 8-18-25-16 First Care of Gainesville Urgent-Care / Walk-In Medical Clinic 4343 W. Newbery Rd, Ste #10, 373-2340 Students Welcome-No Appointment Needed Most Insurances Accepted. 8-18-25-16 Personials ANONYMOUS HIV ANTIBODY TESTING Alachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee) FLASHBACKS Buys and sells modern casual clothing. 509 NW 10th Ave. 375-3752. We pay cash. Open 10-6. We buy till 5. 8-18-25-18 *Family Chiropractic* Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F. 373-7070 8-18-25-18 SAVE ON RAYBAN/SUNGLASSES University Opticians 300 SW 4th Ave. 378-4480 8-18-08-25-18 Want to make a connection? Place your ad here to look for someone to share a common interest with or for your true love Event Notices IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT? DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD HERE AND GET IT NOTICEDI Fitness Bootcamp 4 week camp limited availability For more information call (352) 262-0595 2-21-30-20 There will be an auction on May 18th at 10am on a '93 Ford Taurus VIN# 1FACP52U6PA256577 which will be held at 3530 SE Hawthorne Rd, Gainesville, FL 5-15-1-20 Entertainment WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKET Every Sat & Sun -Hwy 301 15 min from Gainesville 468-2255 8-18-25-21 SHOTGUN SHOOTING SPORTS Open To Public Wed-Fri-Sat-Sun 1 PM to Dusk -Skeet-Trap-5 Stand, Olympic trapGun RentalShells352-372-1044 gatorskeetandtrap.com 8-25-26-21 Rock Creek Paintball In Gainesville Better Prices Be1 er Fields Better Call 371-2092 8-1 3-08-79-21 GMG TRANSPORT Cheapest fixed price in town to So. FL. Buy tickets on line, over the phone, in person. $35 One Way -$45 Rount Trip. Regular and Reverse Trips -One Price www.gmgtrans.com 352-215-8196 8-18-25-23 Pets Furry, feathery, scaly.no, not your roommate.pets. Find or advertise your pets or pet products here in the Pets section of the Alligator. 12 wk old female english bulldog puppy, shots, vet checked, home raised, take her for $400, email martellcasey@gmail.com 6-10-9-24 Connections FOUND: CHIHUAHUA female. On 441, north of Williston Rd on Monday. Call to identify 352-283-9201 522-3-25 Finders Keepers? If you find something, you can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost & found section. Be kind to someone who's lost what you've found. Call 373-FIND.

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THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 E ALLIGATOR, 21 Coach: UF still an underdog as team prepares for NCAA Regionals at home SOFT, from page 23 been a lot of fun to watch." The Gators, who are coming off a regular season full of unprecedented success, aren't dwelling on the fact that they enter the tournament riding a 35-game winning streak. "I didn't know we'd won 35 in a row until you just told me," said Ratliff after media told her of the team's streak. "Our goal is to win every game. Our goal at the beginning of the season was to win 50 games. When we set that goal we were kind of like, I don't know 50 is a lot of games. Now we look back and we've won 62 games and we're kind of like, wow .we did not expect to be here." The Gators' last loss came back on March 12, a 1-0 defeat at Alabama. Though it may seem like a lifetime since that loss to the Tide, Ratliff said that the team isn't worrying about anything except the next game. "If you're dwelling about what you did before .if you're thinking about how good or how bad you were before, you're going nowhere," she said. "Bad at bats? Forget about -them. Errors? Forget about them. For us it's Softball about living in the present, living now and staying focused." Quite a bit has changed since Walton arrived in Gainesville in 2006. The coach admitted that in the beginning he even had a hard time selling his program to in-state recruits. "To be honest with you, when I first got here it was really difficult to recruit in this state," he said. "Kids were going to other programs in the SEC because they had won. We lost a lot of blue-chip kids." Walton said that the success of the football and men's basketball programs have done a lot for his team. "There's a buzz now," Walton said. "Florida's got the name and now we have the product on the field to go with it. Kids are going to want to be here." While the Gators have come a long way in the last few years, there is still a long way to go. Wdlton said that getting to the Women's College World Series would validate everything -his team has worked for this season. "We're on this stage now, but we're still an underdog," he said. "We haven't won anything matters yet on a national level." O'Sullivan says starting pitching good, but bullpen needs to improve for Vanderbilt BASE, from page 23 Vanderbilt this weekend and the postseason looming, it has become clear that the bullpen will be key to UF's success. "We've been putting runs on the board, and for the most part our starting pitching has been pretty good," coach Kevin O'Sullivan said. "We've just got to shore up our bullpen. We don't have a guy at the Marianne Lijewskl / Alligator Staff UF pitcher Tommy Toledo throws to first base during the Gators' 10-4 loss to Arkansas on April 13 at McKethan Stadium. Toledo and UF start a series today against Vandy. end of the game who's got 90-92 (mph on his fastball) with a plus secondary pitch. We've been piecing it together with some experience and guys being crafty. But scouting reports get out, so we've got to make adjustments ourselves. "Our guys are our guys and we're going to stay with them. They've had success in the past, so they're going to have to find their confidence and give us some good outings down the stretch here." One of those guys is freshman Tommy Toledo, who started for the Gators just two days after a relief stint in Sunday's 8-7 loss to Alabama that saw him give up three runs without retiring a batter. "That was our thought process after Sunday's game," O'Sullivan said. "We wanted to run Tommy right back out there. There was no sense in letting him sit on it for a week and have him feel bad about it." Toledo bounced back nicely, going four scoreless innings. Both Toledo and MLt laney were on limited pitch counts so they would be available for the weekend. The bullpen's performance was especially important. Tuesday's game served as the final tune-up before the last conference series of the season, and the stakes couldn't be any higher. Going into the series with Vanderbilt, which starts tonight at 6:30, the Gators control their own destiny in terms of postseason play. "This is a big weekend for us. We're going to come out and play hard for ourselves and for our fans as well." Avery Barnes UF Outfielder Six teams in the Southeastern Conference stand within a game of each other, battling for five spots in the SEC Tournament in Hoover, Ala. "It pretty much boils down to us," Barnes said. "We need to take care of business this weekend and get the series against Vanderbilt. Two wins pretty much assures us of a spot in the SEC Tournament, and if we can win two it takes away all the factors of us relying on somebody else to help us out. 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22, ALLIGATOR N THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 Teams begin Round of 16 0 THE WOMEN'S TENNIS TEAM PLAYS VANDERBILT TODAY AT 7 P.M. By BRIAN STEELE Alligator Staff Writer bsteele@alligator.org Vanderbilt, here's some news you don't want to hear: Megan Alexander is doing the same thing as she did last season. The finish line of the season iL4wsight, and Alexander is sprinting toward it. Last season, the then-freshman finished strong as she won her singles and doubles matches in the Round of 16 and then dominated UCLA's 40th-ranked Tracy Lin 6-2, 6-4 in the Gators' quarterfinal loss. Now Alexander is coming on strong again, and No. 6 UF will hope for similar results when the Gators (22-2) take on the Commodores (20-5) today at 7 p.m. in Tulsa, Okla., in the Round of 16. Coach Roland Thornqvist even said Alexander may have been his team's best player during NCAAs last season. Thomqvist said Alexander has been "very up and down" this season, but now the sophomore has come back to form. "Her and (associate head coach) Dave (Balogh) have gone way above and beyond what we require for about a month now," Thornqvist said. "It's starting to pay off. She's fitter than she's been all year. That's a big part of her confidence." But dealing with pressure isn't anything new to Alexander. Last season at home against Miami, it came down to her against Audrey Banada, who Thornqvist called "one of the toughest outs in the country." UF's freshman came through and won the game, clinching the match. Now everyone knows how she can deal with being in the pressure cooker. "She's a gamer," Thomqvist said. "When the lights are on, she always performs. The fact that she's playing well now with the stakes high is not surprising to me." The No. 9 men (17-7) also hope to continue their quest for a first ever national championship when they match up against No. 7 Texas (22-5) I Friday at 4 p.m. That match will also be in Tulsa, and both Alexander Gator squads will stay until they lose or come back home with the championship trophy. "This team has every intention of winning four more matches," UF Coach Andy Jackson said. "Texas will be tough, but we're tough, too:" While it's been a somewhat inconsistent season for the men, things have looked awfully good for them lately. The Gators cruised through the opening two rounds by sweeping Navy 5-0 and Miami, who they lost to earlier in the season, 4-1. Senior Nestor Briceno was particularly impressive through the first two rounds, winning both his doubles matches throughout the weekend by a combined score of 16-7 and then was even stronger in singles play winning all four of his games and not allowing more than four points in any of them. BRIAN, from page 23 I'm pumped when a girl will listen to my rambling for 10 minutes. "[Walton's] a neat, put together guy," said senior Mary Ratliff, the lone holdout from the previous Karen Johns era. "Cross your T's, dot your I's. He's that guy." Being that guy doesn't make it easy on your team, though. "Even if we win, he's like,'Look at what we did here, here and here,"' outfielder Kim Waleszonia says. "We need to improve this so we can keep winning against teams that are better in that area." Walton said he has missed out on some blue-chip prospects in the beginning of his tenure. But the key word there is 'missed.' By saying he missed them, that ieans he took a shot at them. After a while, you're going to get one. And that's just what Walton is starting to do. He's brought in people that fit his style and his program, and they're talented. Very talented. And they're winners. "Some of them have played at the highest level there is before Division I-College Softball," Ratliff said. "If you look around, they know every other player on every other team because they've played against them since they were 8 years old. "That's probably the biggest asset to our team. You got to go after the big dogs, and we landed a couple." Ratliff is the only senior on this team. Tim, you owe an apology for what your team is probably going to do to the rest of the country next season. "The guy's 62-2, I'm not sure if you can ever expect that type of success," Foley said. "He's done an outstanding job of recruiting and coaching these young ladies. That record is most surprising, that's hard to do in anything." But when you work as hard as Walton, it's not that surprising. Since he's lived and breathed the sport for the vast majority of his life, it makes sense that he knows every detail. He's molded Stacey Nelson into perhaps the best pitcher in the country. 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Sports THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 ALLIGATOR www.alIigatorSports.org Gainesville gets ready for softball-filled weekend0 THE GATORS WILL FACE GEORGIA TECH ON FRIDAY. By MIKE DIFERDINANDO Alligator Staff Writer mdiferdinando@alligator.org Forget football, this weekend Gainesville is a softball town. To say that the Gators, the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament, were flying under the radar at the beginning of the season would probably be an understatement. While UF (62-2, 27-1 Southeastern Conference) was ranked No. 13 at the start of the 2008 season, even the team itself couldn't have predicted the success they have had this season. "No one expects us to do anything because our program has never been in this position before," senior Mary Ratliff said. The Gators will face No. 4 seed Georgia Tech (31-29, 9-11 Atlantic Coast Conference) Friday at 6 p.m. to start out the NCAA Regionals. It's the Yellow Jackets' seventh straight NCAA Tournament appearance. Tech, which was 10-21 on March D0, was able to finish the season by winning 21 of its last 29 games on its way to a fourth-place finish in the ACC. The Jackets enter the tournament on a high note, having won 14 of their last 17 games including seven wins over teams ranked in the RPI top 50. They are 0-3 all time against UF. As a result of their No. 1 seed, the Gators will not have to leave home until the Women's College World Series should they advance in the tournament. A home-field advantage means a lot more now than it has in the past. Thanks to the team's success this season, the footballand basketballfixated fans of Gainesville have discovered the wonderful world of softball. "Everybody loves a winner and it doesn't matter what ou're playing," UF coach Tim Walton said. "People support winners." Ratliff said she has seen quite a change in the home crowds since the beginning of the season. "Watching our crowds develop over the season has been incredible," she said. "We have a whole lot of fans that are into every pitch now. It's SEE SOFT, PAGE 21 Gators Bulldoze USF 12-2 By SHANNON McCARTHY Alligator Staff Writer smccarthy@alligator.org It would have been easy for UF to come out flat in its last nonconference game of the season. But after a nightmarish weekend that saw the bullpen blow two late-inning leads, the Gators put on a strong performance on Tuesday night. "It was a big win for us as far as confidence goes," said outfielder Avery Barnes, who was 3-for-5 with a triple in the contest. "Last weekend, it's a weekend you hope to never have, but unfortunately it happened, and it was a great job by our team tonight to bounce back and put a 'W' up.". It was the offense that stole the show, with Clayton Pisani and Jonathan Pigott belting two-run homers to key the 17-hit attack. But the Gators (31-20) were buoyed by the efforts of their bullpen in a 12-2 rout of South Florida. Four UF relievers combined to hold the Bulls (26-25) to two runs (one earned) in the final five frames, with sophomore Kyle Mullaney earning the win after three solid innings. His only mistake was a solo homerun to USF's Joey Baseball Angelberger in the sixth inning. "It was'really important for us," Mullaney said. "We just needed to go out and throw strikes and pitch well." It was a far cry from the previous four games, in which the bullpen had surrendered a total of 20 runs in the seventh inning or later. With a crucial series against SEE BASE, PAGE 21 Marianne Lijewski / Alligator Staff Mary Ratliff connects on a ball during the Gators' 8-0 win against Stetson in Pressly Stadium on Feb. 17. Ratliff, a senior, will help lead UF into Regional play starting on Friday. | Foley finds another coaching gem ou know those times when you clean your room and proudly pronounce to your parents that you're done? Then they come in and find that sock under your bed that's been missing for two months. Or maybe it's that back corner in the room where your vacuum couldn't quite suck up that piece of yarn. My mom was certainly good at that, making me redefine my definition of a "neat freak" constantly. But it must be an even bigger pain to be one of Tim Walton's kids. Oh, Jeremy, you've done it again. Athletic Director Jeremy Foley has found the Billy Donovan and Urban Meyer of the softball world. Congratulations, Gators, you have another young gem of a coach. Walton knows the game of softball inside and out -every single detail, or, in this case, where that sock under the bed is. "Tim works very hard," Foley says of the third-year coach. "You can't be successful without an outstanding work ethic. Being a good person -I mean that by easy to talk to, someone who likes people, cares about people. The ability to relate to young people. He's done a great job doing that. He's come in here, worked hard, no excuses, never asked for anything and that's why he's been successful." Wh-en Foley says successful, he means going 62-2 this season. Excuse Brian Steele me, I mean 62 and Steele-ing Bases friggin' 2. bsteele@alligator.org What have you done for the past 64 days? Drank a few cases of Bud Light. Sipped some Margaritas with Jose Cuervo during Cinco de Mayo. Maybe even failed an exam or two, then forgotten that exam with a few more cold ones. You've probably even gone home and given mom and dad dearest a few hugs. While you've done all that, this squad has not lost one game. Not one slip up. Not one flub. Not one, "Oh well, we'll get 'em next time." That's 64 games since Feb. 8. That means, for Walton, 64 times that he had to get a bunch of college students' mindset right, and he's only missed the mark twice. And the two losses were by one run, and one was in extra innings. I dare you to try to keep your friends' attention for 20 minutes. SEE BRIAN, PAGE 22 NBA Celtics 96 Cavaliers 89 NHL Stars 3 Red Wings 1 71976: Heidi Hertz becomes the first UF female athlete to win a national track and field title by winning the AIAW Penthalon crown in Manhattan, Kan. UF finished eighth overall, its best finish ever. The UF men's golf team starts play in the Central Regional today in Columbus, Ohio. UF has been to the NCAA Championship round eight straight seasons. Check Tuesday's Alligator for full coverage. MiNBA: Hornets vs. Spurs ESPN, 9 p.m. 1ANHL: Penguins vs. Flyers Versus, 7:30 p.m.

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24, ALLIGATOR N THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 UF TRACK AND FIELD Karsuma, Gators prepare for SEC Championships By MIKE DiFERDINANDO Alligator Staff Writer mdiferdinando@alligator.org For Liene Karsuma, the road to Bejing runs through Gainesville. The freshman from Riga, Latvia, has her eye set on the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. While Karsuma is focused on hefcollegiate career at the moment, she dreams of international competition. "I want to jump 1.91 [meters] so I can qualify for the Latvian Olympic team," she said. "Hopefully I will be able to make it to the Olympic Games." She plans to compete in the Latvian Olympic trials later this summer in hopes of qualifying for the national team. Karsuma is no stranger to competing internationally, however. She took the gold in the 2007 Latvian Junior Championships. Karsuma also won silver in the 2007 -European Junior Championships and the Latvian National Championships. The women's track program has produced 10 Olympians who have competed for four different countries since 1992. There have been two Olympic track and field medals won by UF athletes, a bronze medal by Michelle Freeman in 1996 and another bronze medal by Novlene Williams in 2004. But before she can turn her attention to Olympic glory, Karsuma must first focus on the task at had. Karsuma and the rest of the UF track and field teams will make the Marianne Lijewski / Alligator Staff Bernard Middleton runs the 400 Dash during the Pepsi Florida Rela's on April 4 at Percy Beard Track. Middleton will be one of several Gator athletes to compete this weekend in the SEC Championships. U U Y ~ trip to Auburn, Ala., this weekend for the Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships. The UF women will try and bring home the program's fifth SEC-team title, while the men will look to capture their fourth. The last conference championship for the Gators came in 2003 when the women, led by SEC Coach of the Year Tom Jones, brought home the title. The Gators, currently ranked No. 3 in the nation, will have their hands full when they arrive on the plains. Nationally ranked LSU (4), Auburn (8), Tennessee (14), Arkansas (15), Kentucky (17), South Carolina (22) and Georgia (24) will all be in attendance. The Gators enter the meet with a combined 35 athletes who each rank in the top-10 in the SEC for their respective events. Karsuma has certainly made a quick impression on the coaching staff. UF planned to lean heavily on sophomore Shara Procter and junior Jenna Utech in the high jump this season, but it has been Karsuma who has stolen the show. She was able to rack up three wins in her first five collegiate meets during the indoor season and has already moved into third all-time on UF's indoor long jump list. Her jump of 1.80 meters at the Iowa State Classic set a new freshman record in the event. .Karsuma was named Southeastern Conference female freshman of the week on Feb. 5 after setting the mark. Though she has not been able to secure a first-place finish during the outdoor campaign, Karsuma has continued to be a solid performer for the Gators. "She has made an immediate impact on the team," Assistant Track Coach Rana Reider said. "The way that her training is going and the way that she is jumping right now, I think that she is going to exceed our expectations." New coaching, a new environment and the simple adjustment to college life can be trying for most 18 year-old athletes, especially one from halfway around the world. But Karsuma has a slightly different mentality than most of her classmates. Her maturity and experience set her apart from most of the other wide-eyed Karsum freshmen who set foot on a college campus for the first time. And her international experiences have helped her on this college stage. "Competing at that level, competing at the European Junior Championships against older athletes, she's just not intimidated by anything," Reider said. "She has big goals internationally. She wants to compete in the World Championships and Olympics." Standing on the track at James G. Pressley Stadium, Karsuma is thousands of miles away from home. The shy blue-eyed blonde admits that it has not been easy being so far away from her family, but said that the opportunity to come to Gainesville was too good to pass up. "Being so far away from my home has been hard, but coming to Florida was a big opportunity for me, for my future," Karsuma said. ~& U> ~ ,\ v',. w w~ During the past month, four of The Independent Florida Alligator news racks have been,,' We are offering a reward for information leading to the and of anyone who has either taken or participated in taking a rack, or who has a rack in their possession. CONTACT: ALACHUA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS DIVISION illi.at(352) 367-4000 S~gator % Al'