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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30,2008


Bailout effects hard to predict, UF profs say


* U.S. HOUSE REJECTED
BILL ON MONDAY.

By EMILY BLAKE
Alligator Writer
The U.S. House of
Representatives rejected plans
Monday for what would have been
the largest government bailout since
the Great Depression.


Although it looked as if it might
be approved, the $700-billion bail-
out to save Wall Street was rejected
by the House in a 228 to 205 vote,
according to House records.
"The strange thing was everyone
woke up this morning thinking
the bill was going to pass," said
Jonathan Hamilton, chairman of
UF's economics department. "The
only way to rationalize that is ev-
erybody thought the bailout was


going to be at least a little bit of a
bad thing."
He said the bailout would have
used government
National money to purchase
News assets from strug-
gling financial
institutions, but some representa-
tives thought it would give relief to,
groups that didn't deserve it.
"It was going to reward some
people who were guilty of excessive


risk taking," Hamilton said.
It was not dear whether politi-
cians would try to patch up the
plan.
If a new bailout plan is-proposed,
it might give funds directly to banks,
which are more regulated than other
financial institutions and take fewer
financial risks, Hamilton said.
UF economics professor Steven
Slutsky said without an alternative
bailout plan, the economy would


continue to suffer.
"If nothing is done, the concern
is that it will spread and worsen any
downturn in the economy," Slutsky
said.
Without some form of govern-
ment intervention, banks might not
have enough money to hand out
loans, causing problems for busi-
nesses and people in need, he said:
Alligator staff writer Katie
Gallagher contributed to this report.


Exhibit shows gross


side of human body


Display at UF until January


By CHRISTINA VILA
Alligator Contributing Writer

Take a tour through the nose.
Walk, climb, slide and crawl through
the digestive system. Enter through
a giant mouth into the "grossest"
exhibit of the human body.
With the opening of the Florida
Museum of Natural History's latest
exhibition on Saturday, visitors can
delve deeper into the human body in
an interactive playground for adults
and children alike.
"Grossology: The (Impolite)
Science of the Human Body" opened
Saturday. The exhibit is based on the
bestselling book "Grossology," writ-
ten by Sylvia Branzei. Highly color-

LOCAL


ful, noisy and, in some cases, totally
rude, it offers something different to
every visitor, taking things that are
usually taboo and making them fun.
"It's sort of like walking into a
cartoon world, a carnival."
Douglas Noble
head of exhibits and public programs
at the museum

One visitor, Suzanne Stapleton,
brought her children to the museum
to see the butterflies. After waiting
more than 45 minutes in line and
at the insistence of her two boys,

SEE GROSS, PAGE 5


Harrison Diamond / Alligator Stant
Ryan Cho, 2, loads an air gun that fires balls representing boogers into a model nose Monday at
"Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body," at the Florida Museum of Natural History.


FEMA offers disaster relief for tropical storm damage


KRISTEN WILKIE
Alligator Contributing Writer
A traveling disaster-recovery center
scheduled to arrive in Alachua County on
Wednesday will share information with resi-
dents about federal assistance programs.
Those who suffered damage from
Tropical Storm Fay could be eligible
for grants from the Federal Emergency
Management Agency, which will be staffing


After UF's 31-
30 loss against
Mississippi on
Saturday, coach
Urban Meyer and
the Gators had a
team meeting and
a practice Sunday
night to clear
the air.
See Story, Page 14.


the center.
The grants could pay for temporary
housing, home repairs or other storm-re-
lated expenses, said Amanda Bicknell, a
spokeswoman for FEMA.
"If you had damages, register. Period,"
Bicknell said.
After registering with FEMA, she said, ap-
plicants will receive information in the mail
about FEMA procedures and possibly an ap-
plication for a low-interest loan through the


"If you had damages, register.
Period."
Amanda Bicknell
FEMA spokeswoman

U.S. Small Business Administration.
Inspectors would then assess any dam-
age and its relevance to the disaster before
evaluating the applicant for assistance.


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Danny Hinson, a floodplain manager for
Alachua County Emergency Management,
said Alachua County might not have quali-
fied for federal assistance on its own, but
that eligibility was determined by regional
damage rather than county damage.
Out of Florida's 67 counties, 23 have
residents eligible for individual FEMA as-
sistance, he said.
So far in Alachua Couniy, Bicknell said,
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News Today


WHAT'S HAPPENING
Distinguished Lecturer Series
Today, 2 p.m.
Emerson Alumni Hall,
President's Room
Lonnie Ingram, the direc-
tor of the Florida Center for
Renewable Chemicals and
Fuels, will speak about cellu-
losic ethanol.

Gator Sport Management Club
Meeting
Today, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Florida Gym, Room 270
Dr. Jill Varnes will speak about
the committees she serves on
in the NCAA, becoming the
first female NCAA Faculty
representative at UF, her in-
volvement with the University
Athletic Association, her service
on the UAA Board of Directors
and how to get involved with
the NCAA and UAA!

High Holiday Services
Today and Wednesday
The Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish
Student and Community
Center, 2021 NW 5th Ave.
For a full schedule of service
times, please contact the cen-
ter at 352-336-5877 or visit
www.JewishGator.com.

RUB Entertainment Presents:
"Almost Famous"
Wednesday and Thursday, 8
p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Reitz Union Auditorium

Feminism In/Action
Friday, 7 p.m.
Ustler Hall atrium
The publisher of Bitch maga-
zine will explore how and
whether feminism can
become a transforming, justice-
centered movement for social
change.
The event is free and open to
the public.

"CHISPAS Presents: A look at an
Invisible Population"
Saturday, 7 p.m.
Reitz Union, Room 282
Guest speakers from the
Coalition of Immokalee
Workers will talk about their
Campaign for Fair Food and
migrant rights issues. For more
information, please contact Grey
Torricoatchispasuf@yahoo.com
or visit the website at
www.chispasuf.org.

Like What You See?
If you have an event that
you would like to see posted
here, please e-mail it to
hlehman@alligator.org and put
"What's Happening" in the
subject line.

LOCAL NEWS
Bank employee arrested
A Wachovia Bank employee
was arrested Friday in connection
with the theft of $695,208 over the
past year.
The money was discovered
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Police arrested Letica Renita
Risby, 29, who told them she re-
moved the money from the vault
and snuck it out of the building
under her clothing, the report
said.
She worked as the vault
manager at the Wachovia on
Northwest 13th Street from Nov.
1, 2007 until Sept. 25.
Risby told police she might be
able to retrieve half of the money,
but did not say where it was, ac-
cording to the report.
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Man stabbed with box knife
Gainesvile Police arrested
a woman Sunday night after
a man was stabbed with a box
knife.
According to a Gainesville
Police report, Estelle Cloud-
Henderson and Devin Grant
Roberts argued earlier in the
evening over Roberts' car, which
he had been fixing.
Roberts' father stopped the
fight, but police reported that
Cloud-Henderson returned with
a box knife.
She allegedly stabbed Roberts
in the chest, leaving a 2-inch cut,
and then scratched and kicked
his car, leaving a dent, the report
stated.
Police arrested Cloud-
Henderson at her house at 11:13
p.m. on charges of aggravated
battery and criminal mischief.
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Alligator incorrectly stated that
James Doyle had died from cancer.
He died from a long-term neuro-
muscular wasting disease.

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 3


STUDENT LIFE

UF Hillel holds services


By MELISSA MILCHMAN
Alligator Contributing Writer

UF Hillel will hold services in
the Reitz Union on Tuesday and
Wednesday to observe the Jewish High
Holy Days, which began this week with
Rosh Hashana.
The holiday began on Monday night
and ends Wednesday night.
"It's the Jewish New Year, but it's
not a party holiday," said Corey Smith,
the program director at UF Hillel. "It's a
time to reflect on the past year and look
forward to the upcoming year."
Rosh Hashana is the first of the
Jewish High Holy Days, which also
include Yom Kippur.
According to the UF Hillel Web site,
services on Tuesday will begin at 10
a.m.
Smith said the center is expecting
about 700 people for services and about
500 people for dinner.
Students usually attend the services,.
but they are open to everyone, said
Rabbi Yoni Kaiser-Blueth, the associate
director of Jewish student life.


Students with schedule conflicts are
welcome to come in and out of services,
but Kaiser-Blueth hopes that everyone
who attends will be able to stay for a
period of time that will allow the ser-
vices to be meaningful to them.
"It's a time to reflect on the
past year and look forward to
the upcoming year."
Corey Smith
UF Hillel program director

Naomi Fireman, the vice president of
communications of the Jewish Student
Union, said she is glad UF Hillel puts
on these services.
There is a large population of Jewish
students at UF, and even though they
may not attend the center's services
and events regularly, they might be
looking for a place to go on the High
Holy Days, she said.
"People at Hillel are extremely
warm and welcoming," Fireman said.
"It's the only other place I'd want to be
on Rosh Hashana besides home."


Professor known for humor


By MORGAN COLLINS
Alligator Writer

UF College of Medicine professor James
William Doyle is not only remembered as a
successful educator and doctor of ophthal-
mology, but also as an amateur comedian.
Doyle, 53, died Wednesday after suffer-
ing from a long-term neuromuscular wast-
ing disease that weakened his muscles.
His colleague, Dr. Sonal Tuli, an assistant
professor and program director for the
ophthalmology department, said Doyle
was a jokester who loved to make people
laugh.
"He was always such a lighthearted
person," Tuli said. "He always had a joke
of the day."
Tuli knew Doyle for seven years and
worked with him in the eye clinic at
Shands at UF and at the Malcom Randall
Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
"Patients loved him," she said. "They
thought he was the best."


She said doctors diagnosed him with
the disease two years ago, and after losing
strength in his arms and hands, Doyle left
his clinical work and went on disability
leave.
Still, she said, he continued to come
in whenever he had the energy to teach.
Doyle's final lec-
U F ture was about two
Administration weeks before his
death.
He entered the
lecture hall in a wheelchair. Before the
period ended, he had to stop because he
had trouble breathing and could not speak
much longer.
Tuli said people in the department were
amazed at his ability to stay upbeat.
Doyle kept telling jokes even in the final
weeks of his illness, Tulsi said. She recalled
one of the last times he spoke to her, giving
her one last joke about a UF alumnus who
walked into a Florida State University bar.
Tuli said he was a "funny guy" and will
be missed.


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Half-cent sales tax to be placed on Nov. 4 ballot


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Gainesville Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan speaks at a special joint meeting of the city and county commis-
sions about the half-cent sales tax initiative Monday afternoon.


By KATIE GALLAGHER
Alligator Staff Writer
kgallagher@alligator.org

An extra half-cent sales tax
could soon go toward parks and
land conservation in Alachua
County.
The tax, which will be on the
Nov. 4 ballot, would increase
sales tax to 6.75 percent and last
for two years, and it is expected
to raise about $40 million.
Half of the revenue would go
to acquiring land for conserva-
tion, while the other half would
go to improvements of parks and
recreation facilities.
Robert Hutchinson, ex-
ecutive director of the Alachua
Conservation Trust, said the pre-
sentation gave commissioners a
chance to raise any serious ques-
tions before the vote on Nov. 4.
"The worst thing is when an
independent commissioner comes
out against it and starts publicly
opposing it," Hutchinson said.
Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan
pointed out errors within the pre-
sentation but spoke in favor of the
initiative.
"Even though we have some
problems in our economy and


so on, I hope people will see that
investing in children and our
environment is a good idea even
when times are tough," Hanrahan
said.
"Even though we have
some problems in our
economy and so on, I
hope people will see that
investing in children and
our environment is a good
idea even when times are
tough."
Pegeen Hanrahan
Gainesville mayor

Although some argue against
a tax increase, especially in tough
economic times, Hutchinson said
the group was "cautiously opti-
mistic" about the referendum's
chances.
"Who likes taxes?" Hutchinson
said. "But you have to raise it
somehow."
Similar taxes benefiting land
conservation were on the ballot
in 2000, when it passed, and 2004,
when it did not, Hutchinson said.


UF student starts Scrabble society


* FOUNDER SAID HE WANTS TO
BREAK A WORLD RECORD.

By LAUREN GOLD
Alligator Contributing Writer

A UF sophomore hopes to win a
triple-word score with a new club on
campus.
Nathaniel Shull," 19, created the
Student Scrabble Society, a UF student
club devoted to the popular board
game Scrabble.
The Student Scrabble Society will
hold its first meeting tonight at 8 p.m.
in the entrance of Pugh Hall.
Shull said he has played the game
since he was a child with family and
friends, and when he found out there
was no club at UF, he decided to make
one.
"The club brings about something
new," he said. "It's an enjoyable activ-
ity."
Scrabble is a word game in which


players score points by creating words
from lettered tiles on a game board,
according to the official Scrabble Web
site.
Shull said one of the club's long-
term goals is to break the Guinness
World Record for Most Simultaneous
Games of Scrabble.
According to the
Student Guinness World Records
Life Web site, the record
for the most games of
Scrabble played at once
was 521 games by 1,042 participants at
Singapore schools in 2006.
"I'd like to see this world record be
broken, but you have to start small,"
Shull said.
Setting a new record is not feasible
right now, but it could happen eventu-
ally if more people get involved in the
club, he said.
Kristie Serrano, a UF freshman and
club treasurer, said she wants to help
break the record someday, but she-


wants the Student Scrabble Society to
do community service first.
The Student Scrabble Society set
a goal to raise $400 for Metropolitan
Ministries, a homeless shelter in
Tampa, Serrano said.
Chelsea Hetelson, a UF English
junior, loves to play Scrabble on the
weekends with her roommates and is
excited to join the dub.
"It's a good idea because it's not
just a silly game," she said. "It's chal-
lenging. You can learn things."
Hetelson said she wants to help
break the record, and the club should
attempt it if enough students express
interest.
Shull said the Student Scrabble
Society plans to host a game in
Turlington Plaza or on the Plaza of
the Americas to attract potential mem-
bers.
"I know there are so many people.
interested, and it's my job to get to
these people," Shull said.


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Bar holds Guitar Hero contest


* PRIZES INCLUDED A FENDER GUITAR
AND CONCERT TICKETS.

By MAGGIE CUNNINGHAM
Alligator Contributing Writer

Clusters of people crowded the front sidewalk of
1982 Bar Sunday afternoon waiting to register for the
Guitar Hero tournament.
The crowd consisted mostly of teenage boys
dressed in rock 'n' roll gear that included fedoras,
blazers and white gloves.
Seventeen participants competed in head-to-head
matches on 1982's stage. The tournament was double-
elimination, which meant competitors were out after
two losses.
First prize was a Fender guitar and amp package
donated by Lipham Music. Rock station 100.5 The
Buzz provided a pair of concert tickets for second
prize. Third prize was a GameStop voucher for a
copy of Rock Band 2. Fourth and fifth prize were-gift


certificates for 1982.
Cory Klein, 18, won first place by playing previ-
ously undefeated Brady Wynn, 20, in the finals and
winning two songs in a row.
Wynn has been playing Guitar Hero for about two
years and won first place in a different competition
last spring. He said he likes losing himself in the mo-
ment when he plays.
"I feel like I'm a rock star," he
Around said. "It's a good way for me to
Gainesville unwind."
Because he had not lost a match
all night, Wynn said he felt pretty confident going
into the final round. Tight competition and two dif-
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Prototype and "She Bangs the Drums" by The Stone
Roses, led to Wynn's defeat and Klein's win of the
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Grossology explains inner

workings of bodily functions


G ROSS, from page 1

Stapleton visited the exhibit.
She liked how the hands-on
activities kept children en-
tertained.
For 6-year-old Wyatt
Dyke, it was all about the
snot display.
He said he liked it best
because it grossed his mom
out. He also liked the tooting
station that explained why
people fart.
The exhibit is not reserved
for children. People over the
age of six can still learn new
information about their bod-
ies.
Mike Arena, a UF student,
learned that the nostrils take
turns inhaling, switching
sides every three to four
hours from one of the signs
around the room.
The exhibit even provided
an answer to an intriguing
question: Why do women


usually have to wait longer
for the bathroom than men?
"Grossology" showed that it
takes women an average of
79 seconds to use the bath-
room. On the other hand,
men only take an average of
45 seconds.
Douglas Noble, the head
of exhibits
On and public
Campus programs at
the museum,
described the
exhibition as wildly popular.
"Grossology" has traveled to
over 75 major museums in
the U.S. and abroad.
Noble said that it is highly
engaging and interactive, in
spite of being very child-ori-
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"It's sort of like walking
into a cartoon world, a carni-
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Editorial


Slugfest

Vice presidential

debate may get ugly
With the McBama undercard bout out of the way, we
can settle into our beer-stained, fifth-hand couches
with a pint and a bowl of Cheetos to plunge ourselves
into Thursday's vice presidential debate. We think it's going to
be a barn burner.
The vice presidential debate has us reminiscing about a
show we haven't seen since our teens.
"Celebrity Deathmatch" aired on MTV when it had already
abandoned music for the most part, but had yet to do away
with our beloved teenage fart humor "The Tom Green
Show" in favor of more sophisticated programs like "Date
My Mom" and "From G's to Gents".
The only difference is that if you had-seen our two upcom-
ing combatants in the "Deathmatch" ring 10 years ago, you
would've thought former host of "The Price is Right" Bob
Barker was about to go toe-to-toe with chick-flick veteran Diane
Keaton, Claymation style.
Don't worry, though. Our current scrappers aren't battling
anywhere near death. We just like to hype it up because we're
excited.
The match-up of these potential vice presidents presents a
few intriguing storylines.
Duking it out for the Republicans is eyewear-fashion diva
and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.
Unlike her running mate, she has the youth card on her side,
but, similar to Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack
Obama, her less-than-plentiful political experience has been
called into question repeatedly.
This hockey mom is more than ready to drop the gloves. The
only problem with knockout punches is, if they miss, you look
incredibly off-balance and awkward that is, if your opponent
doesn't counter and knock you into the sixth row of the crowd.
Her opponent is long-time Sen. Joe Biden. When we say
long-time, we mean it: Biden has been in Congress for 35 years,
while Palin has only been alive for 44 years.
Given his tenure, no one has criticized Biden's political expe-
rience since he was added to Obama's ticket.
The potential problem with Biden is his long-winded, lop-
ing style. He has been known to lull crowds to sleep with his
rambling testimonies, which could sway the judges' scorecards
in his opponent's favor.
That's why you never want to leave it in the hands of the
judges. There's no way to tell how they'll score the bout.
Palin's short career has gotten about as much bad publicity
as any of Britney Spears' 2007 media mishaps.
Since he was announced as Obama's running mate, Biden,
for the most part, has been able to campaign under the radar,
which is a plus for a man who has been knocked for putting his
foot and then some into his mouth.
In January of last year, Biden was vying for the democratic
presidential nomination against his current running mate. At
the time, Biden, referring to Obama, said, "I mean, you got the
first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright
and dean and a nice-looking guy, I mean, that's a storybook,
man."
Before their debate, Biden should be sure to touch gloves
with Palin to thank her for taking such a commanding hold
of the spotlight because if she hadn't, Biden easily could've
slashed the tires of his own campaign.
We can't wait to see how this match plays out. We've got a
seasoned vet who's prone to buffoonish comments squaring off
against a newcomer whose biggest headline to date has been
about her glasses.
Ready your finger foods America this should be a good
one.


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Ignorant electorate bound for failure


M any of you may be preparing to skip the first
election in which you are eligible to vote.
Congratulations, it's quite the milestone in, your
life of civic irresponsibility. May I suggest a way to celebrate
this momentous occasion? Turn on CNN on election night,
and every time Wolf Blitzer or one of his minions says the
phrase "best political team on television," take a drink.
You'll be plastered, hungover and sober again well before
anyone knows who won Florida.
What if you aren't going to skip the election and have
actually decided to vote? If we had three parties to select
from, who would you choose?
Hypothetically, your choices are an adulterous cripple;
a vegetarian, author and war hero; and a raging alcoholic,
all up for election. Most of you would select the alcoholic,
simply because you can relate to him. Our nation, on the
other hand, would undoubtedly choose the war hero. In
this analogy, our nation would have elected Adolf Hitler.
The losers would have been Franklin Delano Roosevelt and
Winston Churchill.
There's no reason this scenario cannot or will not happen
here in the United States. We suffer from the same affliction
the Germans had 80 years ago: an electorate of mediocre
intelligence short-sighted and self-interested. "The best
argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation
with the average voter," Churchill once quipped.
The late George Carlin said, "Think of how stupid the
average person is and realize half of them are stupider than
that."
The average intelligence of this nation, truly of almost
any nation, is mediocre or slightly above.
So who do people elect as their leaders? People of
slightly better than mediocre intelligence, because that is
who they can relate to.
John Kerry lost because he's incoherent while sober.
How the hell could we talk to him after a few rounds?


Wes Hunt Al Gore lost by wearing suits and
Speaking Out giving PowerPoint lectures while
Dubya cleared brush in his boots
and cowboy hat. Bill Clinton won by
feeling your pain. Bob Dole lost by speaking in the third
person. George H.W. Bush lost by not knowing that it's the
economy, stupid. And Ronald Reagan was "The Gipper,"
everyone's favorite grandpa. Even by some of his own ad-
visers' accounts, he wasn't that bright, but damn it, he was
"The Gipper."
Do you think Americans really want to vote someone
smarter than themselves into leadership roles? Why do you
think politicians spend so much time trying to convince us
they are just like us?
What demographic, then, ultimately selects our leaders?
Eighteen to 30-year-olds? The only national campaigns that
hinge on our demographic are kicked off during the com-
mercial breaks of every Super Bowl.
How about the 30- to 50-year-old crowd? Maybe.
Ultimately, the heart of the American workforce is too wor-
ried about paying for their children's college education,
their own retirement, credit-card debts, the mortgage they
shouldn't have taken out with the Lehman Brothers and the
Jones' new lawn mower.
People over the age of 50 decide elections. People who
really have no stake in there of the nation beyond the
next two to three, maybe four, presidents.
Those of us with an understanding of the way the world
is changing, where the world is going and what our nation
needs to get there don't vote. We suffer the choices of the
less informed and the antiquated.
There is a reason why Ted Stevens won Senate re-election
after revealing his utter ignorance by declaring the Internet
is "not a big truck. It's a series of tubes." The people voting
- the old and the stupid also think that the Internet is a
series of tubes.
Wes Hunt is a history senior.


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Letters to the Editor
Drinking policy should apply to everyone
As a recent alumna coming back to UF
to tailgate, I was caught off guard by a new
campus rule. While playing beer pong with
friends, we were accosted by two members of
the University Police Department who said
we had to break up the game immediately,
wrote down all our names, took our pictures
and said if we were caught again they could
arrest us for trespassing.
Drinking games are not allowed on cam-
pus because they promote rapid consump-
tion of alcohol, the officers said. Even if we
were to fill the cups with water or soda to
play, beer pong and flip cup would not be
permitted. According to the two UPD of-
ficers, this rule was put in place last year
only to be enforced this year. While browsing
the Web after the game, I found out this was
passed by the Board of Trustees and added
to the Student Conduct Code this past week,
not last year as the officers had said.
A handle of liquor can be considered a
common-source container, and almost any-
thing can be turned into a rapid-consumption
drinking game. I believe we were targeted
because of our age. The older folks next to
us were drinking heavily while playing corn-
hole, and they were clearly more intoxicated
than .us.
When pointed out to the officer, they
replied that cornhole is a lawn game and
still allowed on campus. Perhaps instead of
trying to regulate how tailgaters drink, UPD
should be on the lookout for those both old
and young who have chosen to imbibe too
much.
Jennifer Allen
UF Alumna


Fans harbor tradition, not stadium
Yankee Stadium in its current state is not
the same place where Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig
and Mickey Mantle played. The stadium was
remodeled in 1974.
Before that time there was no Monument
Park because the monuments were on the
field. Home plate was moved 20 feet forward
and the outfield walls were moved in. The
stadium looked nothing like it had in the
past, and many people had the same reac-
tions that fans now have about the stadium
changing.
The fans are the ones who keep tradition,
even though the team will be at another park
across the street. Also, George Steinbrenner,
not Hank Steinbrenner, has been fighting for
a new stadium since the 1980s. As much as
you don't like some of the things Hank says,
he had nothing to do with the building of the
new stadium it was all George.
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Orange and Blue is green
Michelle Isgut claimed the Gator Party is
the party of sustainability. Is this the same
party that purchased 16 recycling bins at the
mind-boggling price of $1,000 each? Is this
the same party that rejected a referendum
that was supported by 80 percent of the
student body to establish an independent
advisory committee for socially responsible
investing?


The Gator Party is as much the party
of true sustainability as it is of responsibly
spending Student Government's $13 million
budget.
The Orange and Blue Party is the only
party that supports a bicyclist's bill of rights
and responsibilities, an advisory committee
on socially responsible investing and a more
effective means of advertising campus events
on the Internet, instead of wasting thousands
of dollars on fliers that litter our campus.
I encourage every student to visit
orangeandblueparty.com and access our
open platform.
Then ask yourself: Which is the true party
of sustainability?
Stephen Holmgren
2LS

Environmentalism not a partisan issue
Unlike Michelle Isgut, I am not a Gator
Party senator, but I am an environmentalist
and, until last year, I was an undergraduate
at UF. Her shots at the Orange and Blue Party
for its environmental agenda are unfair.
When I look at the people running the
Orange and Blue Party, I see many of the
same faces that campaigned tirelessly for the
sustainability fee that was tied to credit hours.
I see the same leaders who first brought up
the issue of too few recycling bins. And I see
many of the same environmentalists I saw at
the sustainability meetings.
Orange and Blue Party leaders may not
have a gimmicky environmental point on the
platform, but its leaders have in various
groups produced real results in the past.
Environmentalism is a movement too
large and too important to be claimed by


only one party.


William Foster
UF Alum us


Watermelon Bust waste of food, money
The annual Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity
philanthropy event, the Watermelon Bust, is a
disgrace to those who are involved in service
activities in their community, and it's disgust-
ing to see it mentioned in this paper.
Did none of the spectators at the event
have enough common sense to see the prob-
lem with destroying fruit in order to collect
food for the local food pantry? Did no one
question why all the money spent to host the
event wasn't just donated to the Gainesville
Harvest, the event's so-called "beneficiary"?
The reason none of the Greek organiza-
tions do this is because they aren't truly inter-
ested in their community.
While service would involve the donation
of time and effort to a cause, their philan-
thropy is only a donation of money or goods,
which can be raised through ridiculous so-
cial events, such as Kappa Kappa Gamma's
wing-eating contest or Sigma Phi Epsilon's
"Surf Frenzy."
These philanthropic events serve only as
a front to cover up the constant boozing and
partying that are central to the Greek system
with the idea that they are doing a service to
the community. Such hypocrisy should not
be glamorized. Hopefully in the future, this
paper will focus on events that are genuinely
about community involvement.
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** ELLIE'S HOUSES **
Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to
UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or
352-215-4990 12-10-71-2

3 BR ACROSS FROM UF
***1 MONTH FREE RENT***
**$0 Move in fees-"
*$335/person FREE PARKING
371-0769 CollegeParkUF.com
12-10-08-74-2

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THE LAURELS APARTMENTS
*Sign TODAY, get 1 MONTH FREE*
on our luxury, 2/2 & 3/3 townhomes
FREE Cable w/HBO and Showtime
All Amenities plus FREE Tanning
Gated*Alarms*Pet Friendly 335-4455
www.thelaurelsuf.com
12-10-08-74-2

Behind Butler Plaza
Huge 1 & 2 BR's
One Month Rent Free
Pool*Gym*Clubhouse*Pet Friendly
www.spanishtrace.org* 373-1111
12-10-08-74-2

Don't Settle
Come Home to Cobblestone
2/2 & 3/3 Luxury Apts.
Tanning, Pool, Bus stop,
Cable, Dog Park & MORE!
(352)377-2801
12-10-74-2

Bivens Cove HUGE Specials for Fall!!!!
2BR-$399/person, 3BR-$316/person,
FREE TANNING! TWO POOLS!
W/D in select units.
Call or Come by Today! 376-2507
12-10-08-74-2

Get it ALL for Less $$ NOW!
Huge 1 & 2 Beds*one Month FREE
Full W/D We love pets!
FREE Cable Roommate Matching
Call Now for Free Internet: 372-8100
12-10-74-2


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The Boardwalk-
CALL FOR FALL SPECIALS!!!
1BR-$649, 2BR-$385/pers 3BR-$320/pers
GREAT Bus Route, POOL, FREE Tanning!
Call or Stop by Today!!! 377-7401
12-10-08-74-2

ALL THE SPACE YOU NEED!
At the price you want
No Move-in Fees! Move in TODAY!
1, 1 w/den & 2 BRs Reduced Rates!
FREE UF parking FREE Gym
Pets Welcome 352-332-7401
12-10-74-2


***PARKING@**
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 12-10-08-74-2

Your Mom
wants you to live here
1,2, or3 BR
*Great Deals*
Pet friendly, Gated
(352)372-0400
12-10-74-2

Hate your roommates?
Luxury 1/1 @ $699
No Deposit Move in TODAY!
352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com
12-10-74-2.

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATE I
2's from $393/person
1's from $529
Quiet community, close to Butler Plaza
Hidden Village Apts. 376-1248
12-10-08-74-2

One Month Free!
Zero Signing Fees!
Luxurious 3 and 4 Bedrooms
4's-From $466 Per Rm
Female Roommate Match 3's-From $511
FREE Cable, Tanning, Alarms, & W/D
Furniture, Utility and Internet Pkgs Available!
336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com
Convenient Bus Route! 2 Miles to UF
12-10-74-2

AS BIG AS A HOUSE!
Huge 4BR TH W/D inc.
FREE UF Parking*FREE Gym
Call for specials 332-7401 12-10-74-2





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FREE Wii & $450 CASH BACK
OR Get a Dell Laptop
OR Rents as low as $437 for 4/4's
$467 for 313's & $557 for 212's
Sign at Lexington Today!
Don't Miss Out on the Best Year Ever!
www.lexingtoncrossinguf.com
352-373-9009
12-10-74-2

Wanna See the Gators Play?
GIANT 1&2 Beds*Full W/D
Close to campus*We love pets
No Move-in fees* One month FREE
Call now: 372-8100
12-10-74-2


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Luxury 1/1, 2/2 & 3/3s
Washer/Dryer*Pet Friendly*Alarm
www.arlingtonsquare.org* 338-0002
12-10-74-2


MUSEUM WALK
Gainesville's Best Kept Secret
Leasing for Fall & NOW!
Luxury 2/2 TH
FREE Cable, FREE Tanning, FREE Alarms
Walk to UF *379-WALK
12-10-74-2


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WALK TO UF & Save $$$!
2br/1ba from $675
No Move-in Fees!
Wood floors avail! Pets loved!
FREE Parking! 372-7111
12-10-08-74-2



LAKEWOOD VILLAS
Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans;
Furniture Packages Inc. Washer/Dryer;
Workout Rm, Tennis Court; Swimming Pool;
Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
700 SW 62nd Blvd 877-781-8314
www.lakewoodvilllas.com
12-10-08-74-2



SPYGLASS *
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages,
Inci Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet;
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 10-5:30, Sat 11-2
701 SW 62nd Blvd 888-267-5078
www.spyglassapts.com
12-10-08-74-2



ACROSS FROM UF!
No Move-in Fees! FREE rent!
Studios $449, includes electric!
Pets loved. Wood floors available
372-7111 Collegemanor.org
12-10-08-74-2


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NEW VISIONS SOUTH
LUXURY APTS
Walk to UF from sorority row
Gourmet kitchen, W/D, Tile,
Alarm, Spacious, Student friendly de-
sign. 1BR/1 BA $999,
2/2.5 Townhouse $1499
Gore-Rabell Real Estate
378-1387 www.gore-rabell.com
12-10-08-74-2

SPREAD OUT
In 1096 sq. ft of our 3/21
Only $859--$286 p/person!
D/w*walk-in closet*vanity
Pool*tennis/bball cts*alarm
Pinetreegardens.com*376-4002
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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 12-10-74-2


1 MONTH FREE 2 BR STEPS FROM UF
$0 MOVE IN FEES $500 Signing Bonus!
From $420/person FREE PARKING
WD Avail*Wood Floor Avail*Pool*Pets Loved
CollegeParkUF.com 371-7777
12-10-08-74-2

TWO BLOCKS TO UFI
MIDTOWN 1 Bedrooms From $605
$0 MOVE IN FEES 1 MONTH FREE!!
FREE PARKING!!
371-0769 CollegeParkUF.com
12-10-08-74-2


Save Gas & Walk to UF!
1brs from $539 150 ft from UF!
$0 move-in fees! Move-in Today!
FREE parking! Pets Welcomel
372-7111 CollegeManor.org
12-10-08-74-2

FREE RENTIIII
MIDTOWN 1BRs, 2BRs and 3BRs
Steps to UF, FREE PARKING!
*$0 Move in fees* 1 MONTH FREE*
371-7777 CollegeParkUF.com
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Possession of
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CRIME
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For Rent
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Vaulted ceilings, resort style pool...
And morel! Your luxurious 4/4 is waiting!
COME IN TODAY
and receive a personal check for...
$300!!!!!!
352-271-3131
12-10-74-2


Action Real Estate Services
Houses to Condos
1-4 BR, Starting at $450
www.action-realtors.com
352-331-1133
12-10-74-2

$1710 & $1860 back
Close to UF Tanning, 3 Pools
24 hr gym, game rooml
B-ball, V-ball & Tennis courts
352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com
12-10-74-2

PET'S PARADISE
$375 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR,
privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 10-6-
08-81-2




S 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
12-10-08-74-2


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FREE Wii & $450 CASH BACK
OR Get a Dell Laptop
OR Rents as low as $437 for 4/4's
$467 for 3/3's & $557 for 2/2's
Sign at Lexington Today!
Don't Miss Out on the Best Year Ever!
www.lexingtoncrossinguf.com
352-373-9009
12-10-74-2

2 MONTHS FREE
TOTALLY RENOVATED!!
1BR. Villas
*No roommate hassles*
Courtney Greens Villas 375-3077
www.gremco.com 12-10-74-2

*Walk to UF, 3BDI2BAO
3 Blocks to Norman Hall
Historic, Stone Duplex
Newly Remodeled
WD, HVAC, Pet Friendly
$1200/mo
352-375-8256
12-10-74-2

Sign today and pay No Move In Fees
3/3's $1299 and 2/2's $1099
Our apartments offer cable w/HBO &
Showtime, Internet, 24 hour maintenance,
sparkling pool, tanning bed, & 24 hour gym.
Call Now for limited time offer!
352-374-FUNN (3866)
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2 bed luxury condos for rent.
Granite tops, tall ceilings, private balcony,
super quiet construction. $1600/mo.
Call Eric Wild at 352-870-9453
12-10-74-2


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Affordable, Quiet, Comfortable
I's from $529 2's from $393/person
Close to UF, Shands, Butler Plaza
Pet Friendly 376-1248
www.hiddenvillageapt.com .
12-10-08-74-2

Tired of Vanilla Apts?
Check out our newly renovated 1, 2, or 3
bdrm floorplans starting at $795,
with only $99 move-in fees.
(Limited time offer)

Windmeadows Apts .
3700 Windmeadows Blvd -
(Behind Butler Plaza) 352-373-3558
12-10-08-74-2

ENJOY YOUR OWN BATH!
3BR/3BA homes off of SW 34th Str
Close to UF. W/D incl
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-74-2

Homestead Apartments
2 Months Free on our 1 BR & 2BR/1 BA
$139 moves you in
1 & 2 BDs starting from $599
Please call (352) 376-0828
gremco.com 12-10-74-2

Pinerush Villas
2 Months FREE
$139 moves you in
1 & 2 BDs starting from $499
Please call (352) 375-1519
gremco.com 12-10-74-2

Sundown Apartments
First month free
$139 moves you in
Studio apts starting from $499
Please call (352) 377-2596
gremco.com 12-10-74-2

Great Location near UF
Large 3BD/2BA home, w/wd
Lawn service, screens porch
2041 NW 7th Place $1400/mo
Union Properties 352.373,7578
www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-74-2

CASABLANCA EAST
2BD/1.5 BA $ 725/mo
Pets OKw/fee
Union Properties 352.373.7578
www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-74-2

GO GATORS!
Enjoy ample parking onsite
Walk to campus, w/d hook-ups
2BR/1.5BA 1433 NW 3rd Ave $975/mo
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgaineesville.com 12-10-74-2

***4BR/2BA HISTORIC HOUSE***
10 blocks to UF. Near downtown. High ceil-
ing, wood floor, cent A/C, W/D, tons of char-
acter. Avail Now 237 SW 4th Ave. $980/mo
352-214-9270 12-10-08-74-2

Near UF, available now. 3/2 house with
large living area and yard, window A/C, W/D
hookups, yard service included, off street
parking. 414 NW 10th St. $1000 per mo.
Edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th St.
375-7104 12-10-74-2

We've Rolled Back the Prices!
$450/mo 1BD/1BA close to UF
Windsor Terrace Apts.
3520 SW 20th Avenue
Union Properties 352-373-7578 12-10-74-2

HARDWOOD FLOORS!
Adorable & Remodeled
2BD/1 BA $995/mo W/D incl.
Near Ndrman & Sorority Row
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-74-2

NW 39th Ave Fancy Ig 3/2 w/loft. Open,
bright, costly laminated wd looking fir $750-
775. Xtra Ig w/ ceramic tile fir $850-900. Nice
2/2 gated patio, trees $630-665. On bus rt,
good area, part util pd 373-8310, 219-3937
10-6-32-2

Lg.2/2 for rent. Bdrms 13x19
Sparrow Condo SW 75th Street
dep$700.00/ $775.00 monthly
Bus line/Mall/Good schools
262-7979 10-1-08-30-2






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HUGE 2 BR 1 BA
APT FOR RENT
Bike or walk to UF, Vet School & VA Hospital
W/D hookups. Pets welcome.
$645 mo. Move in today!
352-377-5221 CMC LLLP
Lic. Real Estate Broker
Equal Housing Oppty.
12-10-08-74-2

Across from SFCC-2br/1ba has a lot of
upgrades in kitchen, good paint job, W/D
incl. storage area on bckprch for bikes etc;
$6,)/mo security $800; 3143 NW 79th Ct
wwk'edbaurmanagement.com-1731 NW 6th
Street-375-7104 12-10-74-2

HOUSE 4BR/2BA 2000 sq ft. Central heat/
air. Wood floor, tile, carpet in bedrooms.
Garage plus 2 car carport. 1105 NW 14th
Ave. $1200/mo Andree Realty 375-2900
9-30-08-26-2

MILL RUN CONDO 1 mo free
Nice place, close to campus. 2BR/1.5BA
approx 1000 sq ft. WID hk-up. Below mar-
-ket rent $6951mo. Avail now. 352-359-8311
10-29-08-47-2

Lofts Oasis Unique "Urban Style Loft Living"
less than 2 miles from Shands and UF
campus! Close to shopping, entertainment
and on bus line. Perfect for the young profes-
sional or serious student! 2 and 3 bedroom
unitsavailable, starting at $1,000/month. See
pictures and more info at www.edbaurmanag
ement.com 1731 NW 6th Street (352) 375-
7104 x105 12-10-74-2

House near UF 3/2 house just blocks from
UF! Plenty of parking, WD hookups, fenced
yard. Available NOW! See pictures and
more info at www.edbaurmanagement.com
- (352) 375-7104 x105 12-10-74-2

LAKE HOUSE FOR RENT
$400/mo + utils. 1 year lease. Must be signed,
no negotiations. $25 application fee. Contact:
egonskinny@gmail.com 9-30-25-2

TIRED OF YOUR ROOMMATE ALREADY?
MOVE IN TODAY
SUN ISLAND
352-376-6720
12-10-08-71-2

**WOODLAND VILLAS**
2BR units starting at
$775. Gated community.
Private courtyards.
M-F 10-6 Sat. 10-2
5950 SW 20th Ave.
888-803-7678
www.woodlandvillas.com
12-10-08-71-2

$900.00 Per Month 4 Bedroom, 4-Bath
Condo, Tile floors, New Paint, Clean and
Spotless. Ready for move in. Call Frances
@ 352-375-8787 Rent Florida Realty 10-
13-08-30-2

*ARBOR EAST*
1 mo. FREE RENT
2/2 starting @ $770
Close to UF & Shands
2335 SW 35th Place
M-F 10 Sat by appt.
866-650-8069
12-10-08-69-2

OTHE PALMS
Walk to UF
Spacious 2/2 condo
Guaranteed parking. Pool.
Starting @$1250.
230 SW 2nd Ave. 494-6027
www.gainesvillepalms.com
12-10-08-69-2

BEAUTIFUL HOUSE NEAR CAMPUS
1/2 Ist mo free. 2000 sq ft, 5 bilks from
UF.3 or 4BR/2BA. Perfect for families
or graduate student. $1700/mo. Call 359
8311. 10-29-08-40-2

HISTORIC HOMES
1-3BR apts + 2 houses 923 SE 4th St, 18
NE 10th St. High ceilings, porch, wood floors.
$500-$1100/mo. No dogs. 1st, last, sec. Call
378-3704, sallygville@aol.com 9-30-15-2

3/1 house for $630 mo at 920 NW 6th Ave
edbtaurmanagemnet.com 1731 NW 6th St
375-7104 12-10-60-2


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2/1 house for $560 mo at 916 NW 6th Ave
edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th St
375-7104 12-10-60-2

3/2 house, one car garage, fenced yard, pet
friendly for 1050 mo at 1015 NE 5th P1
edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th St
375-7104 12-10-60-2

2/2 condo at Brandywine, 2811 SWArcher Rd
for $725 per month Edbaurmanagement.com
1731 NW 6th St 375 7104 12-10-60-2

LARGE 4BR/3BA HOUSE
Partially furnished 3806 SW 2nd Ave. 1 blk
from Plaza Royal Theater on Newberry Rd.
Wood & tile floors. REDUCED: $1150/mo.
Call 407-363-7198, Cell 407-234-1380 9-
30-08-30-2

Marchwood Fully Upgraded 3BR 2BA town-
house, stainless steel appliances, wood
floor, fenced yard, w/d, pool. 4441 SW 21st
Lane $1050/rent. Call Tim at 352-275-6460
or Catlett74@Hotmail.com. Owner/Agent
9-30-08-10-2

Completely upgraded.New appliances,all
new bath,newly carpeted bdrms, W/D,1 mi.to
shopping,Shands,UF.On bus rt.Sorry,no
pets.$735/mo./Furnished $825/mo.Call 727-
423-9463 9-30-08-10-2

**1.BR/1BA**A
Living room, dining room. Quiet, very nice.
Mother-in-law suite. W/D, cable & all utils
incl. Near Haile. $750/mo. 352-367-0372
9-30-10-2


Deal or No Deal
Rocky Point
376-1619
12-10-08-51-2


Cute & Clean! Studio duplex apt. in quiet NW
area near Ward's Market & Main St. Publix.
Convenient to shopping & busline, bike to
UF. Available Now! $425/mo. 352-338-7670
10-3-08-10-2

Cute & Clean Vintage 4bd/2.5ba house
behind Applebee's. Bike to UF! Wood floors,
CH/AC, W/D, fans, blinds. Huge rooms!
Available 10/1/08. 907 NW 11th Ave. $1560/
mo. cozygator@bellsouth.net 352-338-7670
10-3-08-10-2

Cute Yellow Cottage 2 bedroom 1 bath hard-
wood floors, washer/dryer, yard
service $895/mo 425 N.W. 19th Ave.
Green Tree Realty, call Barbara 352-317-
4392. 10-31-30-2

Royal Gardens 4 bedroom 3 bath split plan,
fireplace, double garage $1595/mo 2835
N.W.
27th Terr. 2500 sq. ft. extra nice Green
Tree Realty, Inc. call Barbara 352-317-4392.
10-31-30-2

FANTASTIC LOCATION! Free month rent!
2BR/1 BA single story duplex. within minutes
of UF, Shands & West Univ Ave locations.
Private off-street parking. Pets considered,
no smoking $550-$575 494-1188 10-6-
10-2

2/1 CONDO 1700 SW 16th Ct. $675/mo.
Unit M-21 private Summit House, X-Large.
good parking 1 blk from Shands near UF,
VA, vet school. 2 pools, clean. Call 480-390-
4528. Quiet, beautiful. 10-3-5-2

Students one month free rent.University
terrace west. 4BR/4BA Condo. all 4 Rooms
Avial.On bus rt. $399./Mo/Room $300.
deposit.Furnished $425.Call Obie 352-215-
4284 spratrat@aol.com 1.5 mile to UF. 10-
14-08-15-2

BIKE TO UF 2BR/1BA house in convenient
NW area 1948 NW 4th St Eat in kitchen,
hdwd firs, storage shed. Lovely "Fern-Gully"
yard. Fresh paint, immaculate in/out, fenced,
pets ok $625/mo Avail now. 378-4684 10-
1-5-2

CRICKET CLUB II
Off Tower Rd. 1BR/1BA. Very spacious, lots
of upgrades. W/D incl. Covered parking,
gated entry, pool, gym, sports fac & main-
tenance included. $725/mo. 352-870-1141
10-8-08-10-2


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1/1, Ridgeview, free water, next to park, on
the bus line, cent H/A, courtyard, 2 miles
to UF, convenient to shopping, no smoking,
no pets. $450 SD, $470/mo 562-2824 10-
2-08-5-2

CUTE HISTORIC 2/1
Wood floors, W/D, screened porch. Close to
UF, near downtown. $680/mo 1617 NE 8th
St. Call 246-5246 10-2-08-5-2

ADORABLE VINTAGE HOUSE
2BR/1BA, new wood floors & stone tiles.
Completely remodeled, W/D incl. Fenced
yard. $725/mo 1st, last, sec. 352-375-6063,
cell 352-256-0999 10-2-08-5-2

LARGE ROOM
Mexican tile floors, private bath, private entry.
Incl utils & cable. $550/mo. 1st, last, sec. 352-
375-6063, cell 352-256-0999 10-2-08-5-2

The Best Apartment
No Fees, up to $1860 Back
Minutes to UF
1/1, 2/2, & 3/3 move in today!
352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com
12-10-45-2


Subleases

Apartments Sublet & Roommates
Browse FREE!
www.SUBLET.com
1-877-FOR-RENT/201-845-7300
12-10-08-74-3

1 BR/1 BA apt for sublease at Summer Place.
$625/mo. includes water, fully furnished.
AVAILABLE NOW. Lease ends 7/31/09.
Call 941-457-3444 or swatts@ufl.edu. 9-
30-08-15-3

Sublease 1BR in 2BR/1BT, Walking distance
to SW Recreation Center. $380 including
everything. Free cable, wireless available.
No pet and smoking. bus,20,21,117,119,126
passing by. Call 352-262-6912 10-3-10-3

Cabana Beach apt Fully furn, 2 BR, split
layoutprvt bath. $450/mo;1st mo on me.
Avail NOW! On busline 2 campus. Call 863-
318-1441 ;863-514-4821, or 863-293-2197
X 275;lv msg 10-9-08-12-3

Sublease 1BR apt @ College Manor. Walk
to UF in seconds. 1BR/1BA, pets allowed,
smokers allowed. Contact maryana@ufl.edu
(Normally $600/mo, but subleased at $550/
mo + utils) 440-864-0982 10-20-08-15-3


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Roommate Matching HERE"
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
12-10-74-4


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Wanted Gentleman to share 2/4 condo w/Ut
UF very close Beautiful courtyard & pool
$400/rm 352-328-5448 10-16-08-60-4

Roomate,.own Bathroom, 1/2
of 2BR house $500 +1/2 utils.
Call 332-222-0267 9-30-29-4

NS female to share with NS female, 2BR,
60 sec walk to UF. Wood floors, W/D, cent
A/C, screened porch w/parking. $525/mo +
utils. Call 352-538-2181, 352-870-9691 9-
30-08-24-4

WALK or BIKE 7 blocks to UF! N/S
Roommate wanted in 4 BR house in nice
neighborhood. NW7th 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
10-2-08-20-4

Female roommates (3) NS/ND to share a
new 4/2 house in a quiet neighborhood with
cable, internet, security alarm. $475/mo.
Utilities included. No pets. Call 352-331-8794
10-24-30-4

-:: 2 Blocks To UF:-
Room in 4br condo incl utils, internet,
cable TV, pool. Very Nice $425 283-8777
www.Gainesville-Rooms-4-Rent.com 10-
10-08-4

HANDYMAN NEEDED Disc 4 work. Share
2/2 MH. Fum rm avail now. $200 N/R dep.
$400/m $100/wk incl until, laun & cook svc. N/
A, N/S, N/D. Car a+. 30 day notice 2 vacate.
Nr bus/shops. Sm caged pet ok 331-3666
9-30-11-4


ml Roommates J


AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY Short term lease
ok. 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 10-1-
08-10-4

$375 ROOM 4 RENT!!!+ 1/2 Util. Fully fur-
nished, free water, & pets allowed Female
pref. for this VERY spacy 2BR apt. Please
call 352-871-7445 or email MAD05@ufl.edu
for more info. 10-2-10-4

Only one female roommate needed to share
very nice house with 3 others. Great location.
Stainless steel kitchen, W/D, back deck, and
large swimming pool. $400 plus. Call Karl
332-5030 10-3-08-10-2

ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
Near library downtown. $285-$375/rm + utils.
Short term. No pets. No smoking. 378-1304
10-3-08-10-4

3 bdrm 2 bath condo,2 more roomies needed
$400.00 each all utilities paid 10 min from
U of F 10 min.from Santa Fe, swimming
pool,tennis,weight room etc. bus stop out
front, call 850-974-0686 10-1-08-8-4

Oakbrook; walk to Shands, VA hospital and
campus; semester lease possible; first floor
unit; male roommate; $400 rent plus share of
utilites;call Bruce at 561 373 0979 10-15-
08-14-4

female roommate needed for 2 bed 1 bath
house at 318 sw 3rd ave. $250 deposit $425/
month, move in asap. safe neighborhood.
redone inside. 2 cats in house, no add. pets.
call 58W-219-1691 10-2-08-5-4

Grad student seeks quiet, responsible room-
mate for own room/bath in nice house 8
blocks north of campus. NS/M/F. $585/mo
includes all utils, wireless &cable. 727-433-
0229 10-2-08-5-4

Roommate wanted. 24/M in a 2 bed/2 bath
condo close to UF campus. $450 a month
plus half the utilities. There is a $200 deposit.
Bedroom is unfurnished. Call 352-303-3368.
10-3-5-4

Female roommate in house near UF. $500/
mo incl all utils & internet. Pets ok. 321-480-
7612 10-3-08-5-4


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8 1 Real Estate I

Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of pos-
sible 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
12-10-74-5

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. 12-10-
74-5


Brand new luxury condos starting at $220k.
Granite tops, tall ceilings, private balcony,
steel & concrete construction, alarm system.
Call Eric Wild at 352-870-9453 12-10-74-5

AFFORDABLE LUXURY NEW CONSTRUC-
TION NEAR UF, SHANDS, LAW SCHOOL
2Bed/3 Full Baths + Office. Granite
Counters, 2 Direct Bus Stops to UF. Matt
Price, Campus Realty 352-281-3551
12-10-16-5

DUPLEX 1 mile to UF & Shands off Archer
Rd 3215 SW 26th Terr. 2BR/1BA each side.
Flat, block, 1800 total sq ft, CHA. Income
$13,800/yr. Asking $117K. 407-363-7198 or
cell 407-234-1380 10-3-08-10-5


Historic Duckpond-2003 home perfect for
young professionals or students. 3 br,2b. tile
and pergo firs. excint cndtn,1497 sq ft
$229,000. Call H. Gordon Prudential
Preferred Properties 352-258-2993 9-30-
5-5

Adorable 2 BR, 2 BA plus den on
% acre lot. Carport, large shed.
Excellent condition $54,900.
Call Beverly 377-4662, 665-9839
Matchmaker Realty ofAC, Inc 10-2-5-5


all Furnishings a Furnishings


BED QUEEN $110 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 12-10-08-74-6

BED FULL SIZE $90 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 12-10-08-74-6
MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-372-7490
12-10-08-74-6
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. 12-10-08-74-6


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
12-10-74-6
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 12-10-08-74-6
SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
12-10-08-74-6
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 12-
10-74-6
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 12-10-08-74-6
"BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW'*
"Full $100 Queen $125 King $200"
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
12-10-74-6
BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$120 352-377-9846. 12-10-74-6


Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516.
12-10-74-6
BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-10-08-
74-6
FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 12-10-74-6
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
12-10-74-6


HOT TUB/SPA $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 12-10-74-6
Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New in plastic, warr. Can del. $100 317-4031
SOFA $185 Brand new! Love. seat $150 still
in pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 12-10-74-6
WIFE RAN AROUND!
All over town, looking for the best deals on
furniture and bedding. She found them at
Dumas Discount Furniture and Bedding
1201 East Univ. Av 352-371-4422
12-10-08-74-6


* Computers

CASH PAID FOR LAPTOPS
PDA's Modems Cameras
Any condition 336-0075 www.pcrecycle.biz
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COmPUITER
12-10-74-7
Computer Help Fast Gatorland Computers
House/Dorm Fast response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/
ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 338-8041.
www.GatoriandComputers.com 12-10-74-7


) l Computers


COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
12-10-08-72-7

iMac Computers 4 SALE
17"/15" FlatScreen 1GB/700m/800m
40/60/80GB HD DVD/CD Burner
PRICE STARTING @ $299 OBO
954 775 5913
10-8-10-7



9 1 Bicycles

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

NEW& USED BIKES FOR SALE
WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
Best Prices in Town *
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
12-10-74-9


For Sale


PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 12-10-08-74-10

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/
12-10-08-99-10

PARTY SUPPLIES Complete line of
Bar Suppies, glassware, beer taps, draft
beer equipment. Professional Cooking
Utensils. R.W. Beaty Co 1206 N Main St.
RWBEATY.COM 376-5939 M-F 8-5, Sa 10-3
12-10-74-10

PARKING SPACE FOR RENT
1117 SW 7th Ave, 1123 SW 7th Ave, 922
SW 7th Ave. $60/month. 372-4903 10-3-
08-8-10


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000000****** SCOOTERS 000000
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
12-10-08-74-11

*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Motor Scooter Sales and Service!
Great Scooters, Service & Prices!
118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271
www.NS4L.com
12-10-08-74-11

***GatorMoto***
Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator
Grads! New scooters starting at$999. No legit
shop can beat these prices! lyr Warranties
included. 376-6275GatorMoto.com 12-10-
08-74-11

SCOOTER SERVICE
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service rates!
Will service any make/model. Close to UF!
Pick-ups avail $19.99 oil changes!! 336-1271
12-10-08-74-11

***www.BuyMyScooter.com***
Buy A New Scooter, Buy A Used Scooter
'All on one sitel Check the website or call
336-1271 for more info! 12-10-08-74-11

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 12-10-08-74-11

SWAMP CYCLES
New location Closest to campus.
Scooters-Service-Pickup-Parts-Acces more!
633 NW 13th Street
www.swampcycles.com
12-10-74-11

***SOLANO CYCLE***
Scooters from $899. Largest selection from
KYMCO, Daelim, Hyosung, Adly, Genuine,
Schwinn, others. 2 yr warrantees.
1024 S Main St 338-8450 solanocycle.com
12-10-08-74-11


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Autos


*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 12-10-08-74-12

CARS CARS Buy6SelleTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
12-10-74-12

OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us
12-10-08-74-12

$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
4-22-72-12

JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY!
*** FREE FREE FREE* FREESOO
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
CALL DON 215-7987 12-10-08-74-12

CARS FROM $29/MO!
Hondas Chevys Jeeps and more!
$0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr.
For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
12-10-74-12

*FAST CASH PAID*
For any cars or trucks. Running or not. Clean
or wrecked. Segovia 352-284-8619 12-10-
74-12

*****ATTENTION*****
*****SUN CITY AUTO SALES*****
WHY PAY MORE? YOU COULD PAY LESS!
300+ vehicles @ wholesale prices 33&H1999
12-10-08-74-12


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Autos roI Help Wanted


Local Auto Auction We will sell your ve-
hicle, truck, trailer, boat If it has wheels, we
will sell itl Must have title present. Pay same
day as sale. M F, 9 4 Call (352) 373-7535
12-2460-12

NEED A TIRE? Most brands, any size.
Discount prices. Faculty, Students Low
prices, fast service. We speak Spanish. Road
Service. We fix flats. Leal Tire 375-2325.
2216 SW 13th St. South of Steak & Shake
10-17-08-25-12

9.J"oyota Celica Convertible.
White, 30 mpg, Excellent condition. Fun car.
97K miles. $4200. Ahren's Auto 378-5710
10-3-10-12

2000 Chevrolet Prism 109k sedan auto-
matic, AC, CD, silver with gray cloth, very
clean, $4,400 OBO 352.514.1800- pics
lunadog@cox.net -A Honey For The Money
10-8-9-12

1998 Isuzu Rodeo 2.2L, manual trans-
mission, good condition (122K miles),
AC, AM/FM w/CD player, front air bags,
power steering, ABS, regularly maintained.
Asking $2,200 OBO. (352)328-7717,
emar2000@live.com 10-1-2-12

BAD CREDIT? NEED A CAR?
As little as $500 down & a job & you're ap-
proved! Call Dale at 225-1464 10-31-24-12


*I Wanted 3

LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
" Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
* ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 12-
10-74-13

UF GRAD PAYS MORE
for gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds,
guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you
sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 12-10-
S08-74-13

BE AN INSPIRATION!
Take a blind lady to Mass on Sundays and for
wa!itnd shopping as needed. We'll have
lots of fun! And you will make a new friendly
Contact 219-6948. 10-13-08-74-13

Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!
VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED
to transport cancer patients to treatment.
Flexible schedule.
Training and liability insurance provided.
Please call
352-376-6866 ext. 5079 if interested.

CAD DRAWING
Need CAD drawing of dome structure. I have
model & dimensions. www.floridadomes.com
tomprahl@bellsouth.net 352-481-3322 10-
6-08-5-13


0 1 Help Wanted

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

LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving
record, drug-free, personal references.
www.carrsmith.com for details. 12-10-
74-14

Stud'&nts 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 12-10-08-
74-14

Political/Commercial Call Center
Phone reps needed ASAP Political & Corp
Campaigns. Up to $9/hr + bonus potential.
3521371-5888 X111, 4112 NW 22 Dr. 12-
10-74-14


J


PARK PLACE CAR WASH
Now Hiring FT & PT positions available.
Great environment, flexible hours. Apply in
person 7404 NW4th Blvd-Across from Home
Depot 1-6-08-74-14

Phone survey interviewers wanted.
Start work today! No sales,
opinion research only! Flexible
Scheds! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call Now!
1-6-74-14

$STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$
For gently used clothing/accessories & fur-
niture. No appt.necessary! Sandy's Savvy
Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St.
372-1226 1-6-08-74-14

BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 1-6-08-74-14

Career Opportunity! Business Owner Seeks
Leaders And Trainees, 15-20 Hour Weeks,
Get Paid What You're Worth! 1-800-783-
2614 (Leave Message) 10-1-08-40-14

CNA TRAINING CLASS: $250! Work at your
own time & pace in your own home! To get
program on DVD's call 352-597-2559. For
online program visit www.lapcnatraining.com
Get started right away! 1-6-72-14

* HAIRSTYLIST
* NAIL TECH
Positions available. Upscale salon. NW sec-
tion. Available immediately. Call Lisa at 352-
258-5566 10-6-08-28-14

*IT/Programming Internship. Local invest-
ment firm seeks individual to work PT/FT with
SQL, HTML, ASP, databases, servers, and
networks. 2+ yrs exp pref. $15-20 per hour +
bonuses, long term capability. Fax resume to
352-378-4156.* 10-1-08-28-14

TUTORS NEEDED 1-on-1 tutoring at-risk
elem school students. 1-4 aftemoons/wk
$10/hr 15-20 min S of UF. Fed wk study
req for emp. Volunteers welcome Contact
Sally 352-384-1155; st23@cox.net
10-2-08-20-14

www.gatorsneedjobs.com
Paid survey takers needed in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on surveys.
1-6-75-14


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PARADIGM PROPERTIES
Leasing Specialist, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
EOE, DFWP
352-375-2152 x301 Apply online at:
www.teamparadigm.com
12-10-74-14

DELIVERY DRIVERS up to $12/hr.
KITCHEN HELP $7.00-$7.25/hr.
CALIFORNIA CHICKEN GRILL 378-2442
1-6-74-14

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
1-6-08-74-14


*| Help Wanted ]

GATORFOOD.COM DELIVERY DRIVER
No late nights make your own sched-
ule! Delivery experience a plus. Email
jjulian@gatorfood.com for more info. 10-
9-30-14
Dynamic Individuals Wanted, 15-20 hr wks
Must have strong desire to succeed!
Get paid what you're worth 888-464-0234
9-30-08-22-14

DOMINO'S PIZZA
Now hiring future managers. 8 locations
serving Gainesville 352-283-0077 12-10-
08-74-14

DOMINO'S
Now hiring Delivery Drivers $12-$16/hr. You
need a great attitude & dependable car. Hiring
lunch, dinner & late night shifts. Our closing
drivers earn $100 per night. Apply @ any of
our 8 location or @ gatordominos.comr/jobs.
12-10-08-74-14

PART TIME WORK Great Pay
Immediate FT/PT openings Customer Sales/
Service, no experience necessary. Conds
apply. All ages 17+ 352-246-3319 10-1-
08-22-14

Tired of Working Retail?
Local real estate co. hiring part-time Sales &
Leasing Associates. Need previous sales
or retail exp & outgoing personality. No real
estate exp req (training provided). Bonuses
& benefits. Send resume, cover letter & avail
schedule to hr@trimarkproperties.com
12-10-70-14

Leasing Consultant
Wanted, PT Williamsburg VillageApartments.
Apply in Person, DFWP 12-10-68-14

CLEANING JOBS
All around cleaning & laundy FT/PT. Sun -
Fri, 12pm-7pm $7/hr. Call 256-3323 for more
info and interview. 10-13-08-25-14

Earn extra money. Students needed ASAP.
Earn up to $150/day being a mystery shop-
per. No experience required. Call 1-800-722-
4791 10-13-08-46-14

Hiring Business Success Promoters
& Specialized Recruitment Agents
Office at NW 10th Ave & 6th St.
Call 904-236-5454 no exp. req.
Email jobs@QualityAssured.us
10-10-20-14

PIZZA DELIVERY DRIVERS
Needed. Great Atmosphere, great money.
Five Star Pizza (downtown) 375-5600. 210
SW 2nd Ave. Apply in person 10-13-08-
20-14

Investor Seeks Entrepreneurs! I am look-
ing for 5 highly motivated entrepreneurial
minded individuals, that are ready to take
on their life NOW! $8,000-$12,000 P/T very
flexible! Leave Message 1-800-631-2648
10-13-08-20-14

Microsoft Live Search Brand Reps
needed at UF. Earn extra cash and get
real-world marketing experience. Limited
positions available. Apply by 10/1/08 at
www.repnation.com/microsoftlivesearch
10-1-11-14

Earn $1000-$3200 a month
to drive new cars with ads.
www.AdCarCity.com 10-15-08-20-14


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Activity Coordinator needed to work non-
academic portion of program for post sec-
ondary students w/ learning disabilities. PT
position incl working 2-4hrs/day, 2-4days/wk.
Flex sched & willingness to work weekends a
must. Email: maite@academic-success.net
10-3-08-10-14


PT TEACHERS NEEDED
Must have childcare experience. Please
come by 1049 Museum Rd. Kindercare 352-
336-1700. Excellent pay. Good work environ-
ment. 10-6-10-14


Wanted: a companion for a 15yr old adoles-
cent boy with Autism to help with communi-
cation, socialization and life skills. Flexible
hours. Some experience preferred. Contact
us with your info at rriff66@aol.com 10-6-
10-14


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. 10-7-08-10-14


FALL EXPANSION
Immediate FT/PT openings. Customer
Sales/Service. No experience necessary.
Cond apply. All ages. 352-872-6655
10-14-08-15-14


Part Time hours..Full Time pay. Flexible
hours. I'm seeking motivated people to show
samples of beautiful fashion jewelry and tak-
ing orders. Email me for more information:
tinan8122@aol.com 10-1-08-5-14


SHOPPERS NEEDED
UF Research-participants take 30 min shop-
ping trip at oaks mall for $20.Preference to
previous shoplifters. Call:(352)213-7931 to
determine eligibility. 10-1-08-5-14

5 NANNY JOBS: pm's asap
M-F 12-4; T/TH 12-6;
M-TH 2:30-5:30 NOAH'S ARK NANNY
email resume, photo, sched,
to gnv@nanoneone.com 10-8-08-10-14

PART TIME SALES COMMISSION
AGGRESSIVE SALES TO SELL
NEW JANITORIAL EQPT
50.00 GAS ALLOWANCE PER WEEK,
$150.00 COMMISSION PER SALE AND
MORE FOR VOLUMN SALES

ASHFORD SERVICES, JAX FLA
1-866 390-7090
10-1-5-14

ONLINE SALES/BUSINESS DEVPT Need
salesperson savvy with email, phone, web
conference. www.iwebtrack.com, Strong
Commissions Bonus & Equity Stake .10-
1-08-5-14

Software Engineers / Programmers:
Nagravision is looking for C/C++ program-
mers to work on Digital TV software (Cable,
Satellite, Video over IP) in our Gainesville
office. Embedded programming experience
a plus. Send resume or questions to
chuck.higgins@nagra.com 10-14-08-14-14

LEASING AGENT PT
Friendly, energetic person. Experience
preferred. 20 hrs/wk. Hourly & bonus. Great
benefits. Must be avail, weekends. Apply in
person. Hunters Crossing Apts. DFWP
12-10-08-50-14


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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 13


W* Help Wanted

LEASING AGENT FT
Friendly, energetic person. Experience
preferred. Hourly & bonus. Great benefits.
Must be avail, weekends. Apply in person.
Huntington Lakes Apts. DFWP
12-10-08-50-14

LOT ATTENDENT
MECHANICAL APPTITUTE
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Sports
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30,2008


ALLIGATOR
www.alligatorSports.org


UF deals with loss in Sunday practice

By PHIL KEGLER
Alligator Staff Writer
,-" pkegler@alligator.org

Talk remained all about Mississippi at Urban Meyer's
Monday morning press conference.
Despite the fact that No. 12 UF's (3-1, 1-1 Southeastern
Conference) loss to Mississippi was two days prior, and
even though the Gators go on the road to play unranked
Arkansas (2-2, 0-1 SEC) on Saturday, it's clear this week's
main focus will be how the Gators respond to their 31-30 .
loss. .
Meyer called an emergency team practice Sunday "
night, a time the team usually has off, in order to try and
move forward as quickly as possible.
"We all had to get around those players," he said,
"and put closure to a bad day."
Players were not made available for comment on
Monday. 7
Meyer also held a team meeting, the details of which .
he refused to disclose, but it was clear the attempt was
to clear the air.
"We all had to get around those players
and put closure to a bad day."
Urban Meyer
UF football coach ,-.'.


"The first thing (you do after a loss) is you feel sorry
for yourself," he said. "Second thing is you point a fin-
ger at someone. That's everywhere. That's from Little
League to ... UF football."
It's too soon to tell how well the team will fare after
this test.
Meyer has seen teams that dealt well with adversity,
mentioning the 1996 and 2006 national champion UF
teanas well as his 2004 Utah team, which finished
its season 12-0. He said it's not a matter of whether a
team will deal with setbacks, but how well they do af-
terwards.
"Because a guy throws a helmet or kicks the dirt
and says, 'Doggone it', that doesn't make him angry,"
he said. "If you play with a little chip on your shoulder,
if you pay great attention to detail, if you come together
- that's how you make those statements."
SEE GATORS, PAGE 16


Charles Roop / Alligator Staff
UF coach Urban Meyer reacts after Mississippi blocked an extra point that
would have tied the game during the fourth quarter on Saturday.


Gators finally find their groove on offense


* UF SCORED SEVEN GOALS INSIDE
THE PENALTY BOX THIS WEEKEND.

By BOBBY CALLOVI
Alligator Writer
bcallovi@alligator.org

When a team scores seven goals in one
weekend, it's clear the offense is doing
something right.
For the No. 16 Gators, that something
has been getting more people in the penalty
box.
"When you have four or five people in


the box, you're bound to have someone
open or at least have some confusion and
chaos," UF coach Becky Burleigh said.
This was evident as all seven of the
scores occurred from inside of the box, and
multiple were on second chances.
The offense finally started to look in
sync this past weekend, and it came at the
perfect time as the Gators began conference
play.
Burleigh has expressed displeasure with
UF's attack for most of the season. But af-
ter this weekend, the Gators' coach tossed
a few praises to the team's recent scoring


onslaught.
"We have been keeping a stat for certain
positions for the number of times they
-. get in the box, and since
we have been keeping
the stat, they have been
real accountable to it,"
Soccer Burleigh said. "That type
of accountability has
helped us."
Besides the newfound responsibil-
ity shown in the wins against Georgia and
Tennessee, the offense received a boost
SEE SOCCER, PAGE 16


Tebow's story

still to be told

As I sat and watched Tim
Tebow speak, his eyes
bloodshot and his lips
quivering in Saturday's postgame
press conference, I thought this
would likely be the defining mo-
ment of his season.
I know, you'll say Tebow has
already scored a national cham-
pionship ring and a Heisman
Trophy in his first two years, but
that doesn't matter right now.
. What does matter is that Tebow
won that national championship
as a backup albeit an extremely
important one and earned that
Heisman as
the quar-
terback of
a four-loss
team.
Whatalso
matters is
Karl Hyppolite that Tebow
Hy-Lite Reels is just 12-5
khyppolite@alligator.org in his first 17
games as a
starter, not much more impressive
than the maligned Chris Leak's
10-7 record through his first 17
starts.
And that was with Tebow hav-
ing a much better coach in Urban
Meyer and arguably more skill
surrounding him.
Now, this isn't to imply that
Leak was better or even as good
as Tebow. There's no questioning
that Tebow is a better talent.
The question that does remain
after Saturday's embarrassing loss
to Mississippi is this: How will
Tebow's story read when it's all
said and done, and he hangs up
the orange and blue? "
I'm inclined to believe Tebow
when he says he's going to push
himself and his teammates harder
than any player in the country.
He's that passionate, and that il-
lustrates one of the key differences
between Tebow and his predeces-
sor.
Leak was a quieter, more cere-
bral player who wouldn't try to
use this loss as a rallying cry for
his teammates.
SEE KARL, PAGE 15


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* 1995: UF defeats Mississippi in Gainesville,
28-10. The Gators were ranked No. 3 in the
nation at the time, and the Rebels were un-
ranked. UF went on to with the Southeastern
Conference but then lost in the Fiesta Bowl.


Today's question: Who took the Gators' loss
harder: Tim Tebow or Urban Meyer?

Monday's question: What caused UF's loss
against Mississippi on Saturday?
(see right for results)


Percent (Votes)
Turnovers 55% (80)
Playcalling 36% (52)
Blocked XP 6% (8)
Passes 3% (5)
145 TOTAL VOTES






TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 E ALLIGATOr, 15


Meyer not the only one with issues on new clock rules


* STEVE SPURRIER AND LES
MILES HAVE COMPLAINED.

By PHIL KEGLER
Alligator Staff Writer
pkegler@alligator.org

Turns out Urban Meyer is not
the only coach fed up by the clock
rules.
The Gators' coach expressed
his displeasure about the new


40-second play clock following
the Tennessee game, and other
Southeastern Conference coaches
have shown they have similar re-
sentment.
NCAA statistics show the aver-
age length of a game this season is
3 hours and 9 minutes, 13 minutes
shorter than the average contest
last season.
UF has had an average of 121
plays on offense and defense com-
bined per game so far this season


compared to a national average of
143 a year ago.
LSU coach Les
Miles said his
team's game against
Auburn on Sept. 20
Football a 26-21 fourth-
quarter victory for
his team an hour earlier than
normal.
Shorter games give teams less
of a chance to distinguish who is
better because of the fewer plays,


Miles said.
Miles also added fewer come-
backs will occur because there
will not be as much time to make
adjustments late in games.
The new rules were instituted
to keep games shorter, making it
easier on television companies that
hold big contracts to show them,
Miles said.
While understanding the mon-
ey tied to such contracts, he does
not enjoy this negative impact it


has had on the game.
"Maybe it doesn't need to be
formatted for TV, and if they take
that criteria out of it," he !aid,
"then it would be whatever is best
for college football."
South Carolina coach Steve
Spurrier doesn't think coaches will
have an easy time getting things
changed after the season.
"As everyone knows/' he said,
"television tells us what to do,*Bxd
they pay the bills."


Multiple injuries causing trouble for Gators' offensive line


Harrison Diamond / Alligator Staff
UF left guard Jim Tartt gets ready to block for quarterback Tim Tebow during the
Gators' 30-6 win against Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn., on Sept. 20.


UF VOLLEYBALL

Team's travels cause headaches


By MIKE DiFERDINANDO
Alligator Staff Writer
mdiferdinando@alligator.org

Mary Wise's weekend was filled with motor-
cycles and booked hotels.
When the No. 10 Gators arrived in Fayetteville,
Ark., on Thursday, they were surprised to learn
their match against the Razorbacks just happened
to coincide with the city's annual Bikes, Blues &
BBQ festival.
Wise was shocked to learn the event attracts
more than 400,000 leather-clad bikers to the city.
"It added a little excitement to the weekend,"
she joked Monday.
As if that wasn't enough fun for one road trip,
UF still had the unenviable task of finding a hotel in
Oxford, Miss., the same weekend as a presidential
debate.
"Luckily we got to go to Oxford the one week-
end that there are no hotels to be found in the entire
state," Wise said with a laugh. "It became a much
longer road trip than we expected."
Wise said sophomore Callie Rivers is feeling bet-
ter a day after leaving the Gators' match against the
Rebels during the first set with a stomach illness.
"We kind of joked later that with what that road


trip was like, the fact that we only had one go down
was pretty good," she said.
As the weeks march on, more and more new
faces are showing up on the court most recently,
outside hitter Cassandra Anderson.
Anderson got a chance to play in the absence of
the ailing Rivers.
S~- -- Though she finished the
match with only a single tally
on the stat sheet (one kill), Wise
has high hopes for the athletic
freshman.
"Matt DeLancey, our strength
coach, will tell you she's the
best jumper that we have ever
Rivers had," she said. "What we want
Cassandra to be is that high-fly-
ing fast player."
Wise also reiterated her displeasure with the
way Mississippi middle blockers redirected balls
over the net Sunday.
She still isn't sure why an obviously illegal play
was being allowed during the match.
"The way that I understand the rule is that if
you hold the ball and redirect it, that's illegal," she
said. "It sure looked to me like some of those balls
were being redirected."


By EVAN DREXLER
Alligator Staff Writer
edrexler@alligator.org

When UF's season began, the offensive line
looked to be one of the strongest units on the
field.
You wouldn't know it four games into the
season.
Multiple injuries to the line means quar-
terback Tim Tebow is being hurried and pres-
sured more than usual with fewer defenders
rushing him, causing overthrown and under-
thrown passes and short-yardage scrambles.
Fifth-year senior left guard .Jim Tartt rein-
jured his shoulder in No. 12 UF's 31-30 loss
to Mississippi on Saturday, and Gators coach
Urban Meyer lists him as "very ques-onable,
probably doubtful" for this weekends game
at Arkansas.
Tartt has had four total shoulder surgeries,
three of them on one shoulder.
"It's just wear and tear," Meyer said. "Poor
guy, he's as tough a human being as there is,
but he's had three surgeries on one shoulder.
Jim's good for a week, and then he's off for a
week."
After missing the first two games of the
season, Tartt started in the Gators' matchup at
Tennessee on Sept. 20 and against Mississippi.
Meyer had counted on the team captain to be
available when Southeastern Conference play
began, but now Meyer realizes he might not be
able to rely on Tartt.
"I hate to say that, but there's probably
some truth to that," Meyer said.
Tartt is not done for the season, Meyer
said.


KARL, from page 14


But once again that leads me
to ask if that passion will lead to
a national championship with
Tebow as the starter.
From the moment he stepped
onto campus in January 2006,
the expectation was that he was
destined to bring the Gators
back to the championship
heights they hadn't tasted in 10
years instead of Superman,
maybe Tim should be nick-
named "Neo." And the fairy
tale played to form for that first
season.
But no story is worth reading
unless there is a struggle that
defines the main character.
And as UF's quarterback
- and more importantly as
the program's "Neo" the
struggle is taking place right


Backup left guard Marcus Gilbert sprained
his ankle on Saturday and is also "very ques-
tionable" for the Arkansas game, and Maurice
Hurt is still out with shoulder and neck sting-
ers. What's left is a thinner offensive line than
Meyer would like.
"The offensive line is a strength of our pro-
gram," Meyer said. "When you take three out,
, it's difficult. ...That's why you recruit. Get a
little depth going."
"There's a big difference as far
leadership, experience, which is
awful high in this league."
Urban Meyer
UF football coach

The Gators have sophomore Carl Johnson,
redshirt freshman James Wilson and even Ron
Wilson ready to step in on offensive line.
True freshman David Young would be next
on the list, but using him would require taking
away what is likely a redshirt season for him.
Meyer even discussed moving true fresh-
man Matt Patchan, who has been playing
extensively on the defensive line, to the other
side of the ball.
However, Meyer admitted the team b-
ably could not afford to do that.
Still, in the Mississippi game, sophomore
right guard Mike Pouncey liked.what he saw
from Gilbert and Johnson.
"Gilbert came in and filled the role,"
Pouncey said. "He got hurt, Carl Johnson
came in. He finally got his chance to step on
the field. He played real good."


before our eyes.
That struggle may be why
those tears were welling up in
Tebow's eyes on Saturday, as
much as the lost opportunity
for an undefeated season and
the embarrassment of a home
loss to the Rebels.
His popularity already rivals
that of. Danny Wuerffel and
Steve Spurrier, but as the guy
who is going to continue their
tradition, things haven't gone
according to plan.
And that begs another
question. If Tim doesn't win
a national championship as a
starter, will his tenure be con- 4
sidered a disappointment? Is
that fair?
Only time will tell.
But as Tebow stood there
with bloodshot eyes, I was
sure how he would answer that
question even if I don't know
the climax of his story.






16, itLLIGATOR 0 TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2008

UF's 'plan to win' not accomplished Saturday; LSU game set for 8 p.m.


GATORS, from page 14

PLAft FAILS: Meyer continu-
ally reiterates his plan to win
each week, which consists of five
key parts play great defense,
win the turnover battle, red-zone
efficiency, win kicking game and
third-down efficiency. The Gators
failed in all but red-zone efficiency
(three touchdowns and one field
goal on four trips).


* The defense gave up 325 yards
Saturday, including 140 on the
ground. There were 11 missed
tackles, according to Meyer.
* UF lost the turnover battle, 3-1,
including fumbles on back-to-back
drives to start the second half.
* Meyer said the kicking game
accomplished only two of 10 un-
specified goals. UF had a potential
game-tying PAT blocked.
* The Gators converted an abys-
mal 9 percent of third downs, go-


ing 1 for 11. He said the toughest
part was they kept getting stuck in
third-and-long.


Foo all


ARKANSAS TALK:
Only one ques-
tion was asked of
Meyer about the
Razorbacks, but he


said he was con-
cerned with their passing attack
on offense.
"They are throw-oriented right
now, and on defense they are very


capable," Meyer said.
The Razorbacks lost two run-
ning backs Darren McFadden
and Felix Jones to the first round
of the NFL Draft back in April.
Both were on display when UF
faced Arkansas in the 2006 SEC
Championship Game.
INJURIES STACKING UP: After start-
"ing middle linebacker Brandon
Spikes, the linebacker corps is
still dealing with injuries. Starter
Dustin Doe continues to play


through a double hernia, accord-
ing to Meyer, and key reserve Ryan
Stamper did not play Saturday due
to an ankle sprain. On the offensive
side of the ball, Emmanuel Moody
has a high ankle sprain and is also
"very questionable." Meyer said
tight end Aaron Hernandez is in a
boot, but "should be fine."
LSU TIME SET: The Oct. 11 UF-LSU
game will kick off at 8 p.m. in The
Swamp and will be televised on
CBS.


Abdullah gets back into scoring rhythm with two goals against Tennessee


SOCCER, from page 14

from senior midfielder Ameera Abdullah.
Abdullah entered the season as the
Gators' most proven offensive threat. She
showed this by scoring in the opening
match at Colorado, but has failed to cross
the goal line again until putting two in the
net against the Volunteers.
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she had a defender whose main purpose
was to mark her.
"Tennessee decided to man-on-man her,
and I would like every team to man-on-man
her if she is going to do that," Burleigh said.
While one of the team's captains finally
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couple of attacks Sunday.
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for the strong play of the
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the independent florida alligato Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida VOLUME 102 ISSUE 26 We Inform. You Decide. -A TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30,2008 Bailout effects hard to predict, UF profs say N U.S. HOUSE REJECTED BILL ON MONDAY. By EMILY BLAKE Alligator Writer The U.S. House of Representatives rejected plans Monday for what would have been the largest government bailout since the Great Depression. Although it looked as if it might be approved, the $700-billion bailout to save Wall Street was rejected by the House in a 228 to 205 vote, according to House records. "The strange thing was everyone woke up this morning thinking the bill was going to pass," said Jonathan Hamilton, chairman of UF's economics department. "The only way to rationalize that is everybody thought the bailout was going to be at least a little bit of a bad thing." He said the bailout would have used government NA-t flU money to purchase News assets from struggling financial institutions, but some representatives thought it would give relief to. groups that didn't deserve it. "It was going to reward some people who were guilty of excessive risk taking," Hamilton said. It was not clear whether politicians would try to patch up the plan. If a new bailout plan is-proposed, it might give funds directly to banks, which are more regulated than other financial institutions and take fewer financial risks, Hamilton said. UF economics professor Steven Slutsky said without an alternative bailout plan, the economy would continue to suffer. "If nothing is done, the concern is that it will spread and worsen any downturn in the economy," Slutsky said. Without some form of government intervention, banks might not have enough money to hand out loans, causing problems for businesses and people in need, he said: Alligator staff writer Katie Gallagher contributed to this report. Exhibit shows gross. side of human body Display at UF until January By CHRISTINA VILA Alligator Contributing Writer Take a tour through the nose. Walk, climb, slide and crawl through the digestive system. Enter through a giant mouth into the "grossest" exhibit of the human body. With the opening of the Florida Museum of Natural History's latest exhibition on Saturday, visitors can delve deeper into the human body in an interactive playground for adults and children alike. "Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body" openedSaturday. The exhibit is based on the bestselling book "Grossology," written by Sylvia Branzei. Highly colorLOCAL ful, noisy and, in some cases, totally rude, it offers something different to every visitor, taking things that are usually taboo and making them fun. "It's sort of like walking into a cartoon world, a carnival." .Douglas Noble head of exhibits and public programs at the museum One visitor, Suzanne Stapleton, brought her children to the museum to see the butterflies. After waiting more than 45 minutes in line and at the insistence of her two boys, SEE GROSS, PAGE 5 Harrison Diamond / Alligator Stan Ryan Cho, 2, loads an air gun that fires balls representing boogers into a model nose Monday at "Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body," at the Florida Museum of Natural History. FEMA offers disaster relief for tropical.storm damage KRISTEN WILKIE Alligator Contributing Writer A traveling disaster-recovery center scheduled to arrive in Alachua County on Wednesday will share information with residents about federal assistance programs. Those who suffered damage from Tropical Storm Fay could be eligible for grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which will be staffing the center. The grants could pay for temporary housing, home repairs or other storm-related expenses, said Amanda Bicknell, a spokeswoman for FEMA. "If you had damages, register. Period," Bicknell said. After registering with FEMA, she said, applicants will receive information in the mail about FEMA procedures and possibly an application for a low-interest loan through the "If you had damages, register. Period." Amanda Bicknell FEMA spokeswoman U.S. Small Business Administration. Inspectors would then assess any damage and its relevance to the disaster before evaluating the applicant for assistance. Danny Hinson, a floodplain manager for Alachua County Emergency Management, said Alachua County might not have qualified for federal assistance on its own, but that eligibility was determined by regional damage rather than county damage. Out of Florida's 67 counties, 23 have residents eligible for individual FEMA assistance, he said. So far in Alachua County, Bicknell said, SEE GRANTS, PAGE 5 Copyrighted Maerial Syndicated Cooteot A Available from Commercial News Providers Check out our economics blog, Brandonomics, for a take on the Dow Jones' 778point drop. See Alligatorblogs.org. FORECAST OPINIONS CLASSIFIEDS CROSSWORD SPORTS 2 6 8 9 cloudy 4 87/64 visit www.alligator.org E After UF's 3130 loss against Mississippi on Saturday, coach Urban Meyer and the Gators had a team meeting and a practice Sunday night to clear the air. See Story, Page 14.

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2, ALLIGATOR N TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 News Today WHAT'S HAPPENING Distinguished Lecturer Series Today, 2 p.m. Emerson Alumni Hall, President's Room Lonnie Ingram, the director of the Florida Center for Renewable Chemicals and Fuels, will speak about cellulosic ethanol. Gator Sport Management Club Meeting Today, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Florida Gym, Room 270 Dr. Jill Varnes will speak about the committees she serves on in the NCAA, becoming the first female NCAA Faculty representative at UF, her involvement with the University Athletic Association, her service on the UAA Board of Directors and how to get involved with the NCAA and UAA! High Holiday Services Today and Wednesday The Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student and Community Center, 2021 NW 5th Ave. For a full schedule of service times, please contact the center at 352-336-5877 or visit www.JewishGator.com. RUB Entertainment Presents: "Almost Famous" Wednesday and Thursday, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Reitz Union Auditorium Feminism In/Action Friday, 7 p.m. Ustler Hall atrium The publisher of Bitch magazine will explore how -and whether -feminism can become a transforming, justicecentered movement for social change. The event is free and open to the public. "CHISPAS Presents: A look at an Invisible Population" Saturday, 7 pm. Reitz Union, Room 282 Guest speakers from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers will talk about their Campaign for Fair Food and migrant rights issues. For more information,pleasecontactGrey Torricoatchispasuf@yahoo.com or visit the website at www.chispasuf.org. Like What You See? If you have an event that you would like to see posted here, please e-mail it to hlehman@alligator.org and put "What's Happening" in the subject line. LOCAL NEWS Bank employee arrested A Wachovia Bank employee was arrested Friday in connection with the theft of $695,208 over the past year. The money was discovered missing during an internal audit, a FORECAST TODAY CLOUDY 87/64 WEDNESDAY PARTLY CLOUDY 86/64 THURSDAY SUNNY 78/67 FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNNY PARTLY 82/53 CLOUDY 85/59 Charles Roop / Alligator Gainesville Police report stated. Police arrested Letica Renita Risby, 29, who told them she removed the money from the vault and snuck it out of the building under her clothing, the report said. She worked as the vault manager at the Wachovia on Northwest 13th Street from Nov. 1, 2007 until Sept. 25. Risby told police she might be able to retrieve half of the money, but did not say where it was, according to the report. -ASHLEY HEMMY Man stabbed with box knife Gainesvile Police arrested a woman Sunday night after a man was stabbed with a box knife. According to a Gainesville Police report, Estelle CloudHenderson and Devin Grant Roberts argued earlier in the evening over Roberts' car, which he had been fixing. Roberts' father stopped the fight, but police reported that Cloud-Henderson returned with a box knife. She allegedly stabbed Roberts in the chest, leaving a 2-inch cut, and then scratched and kicked his car, leaving a dent, the report stated. Police arrested CloudHenderson at her house at 11:13 p.m. on charges of aggravated battery and criminal mischief. -ASHLEY HEMMY ~Avabl fom I Commrclal ws rovldes CORRECTION An article in Monday's Alligator incorrectly stated that James Doyle had died from cancer. He died from a long-term neuromuscular wasting disease. 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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 3 STUDENT LIFE UF Hillel holds services By MELISSA MILCHMAN Alligator Contributing Writer UF Hillel will hold services in the Reitz Union on Tuesday and Wednesday to observe the Jewish High Holy Days, which began this week with Rosh Hashana. The holiday began on Monday night and ends Wednesday night. "It's the Jewish New Year, but it's not a party holiday," said Corey Smith, the program director at UF Hillel. "It's a time to reflect on the past year and look forward to the upcoming year." Rosh Hashana is the first of the Jewish High Holy Days, which also include Yom Kippur. According to the UF Hillel Web site, services on Tuesday will begin at 10 a.m. Smith said the center is expecting about 700 people for services and about 500 people for dinner. Students usually attend the services, but they are open to everyone, said Rabbi Yoni Kaiser-Blueth, the associate director of Jewish student life. Students with schedule conflicts are welcome to come in and out of services, but Kaiser-Blueth hopes that everyone who attends will be able to stay for a period of time that will allow the services to be meaningful to them. "It's a time to reflect on the past year and look forward to the upcoming year." Corey Smith UF Hillel program director Naomi Fireman, the vice president of communications of the Jewish Student Union, said she is glad UF Hillel puts on these services. There is a large population of Jewish students at UF, and even though they may not attend the center's services and events regularly, they might be looking for a place to go on the High Holy Days, she said. "People at Hillel are extremely warm and welcoming," Fireman said. "It's the only other place I'd want to be on Rosh Hashana besides home." Professor known for humor By MORGAN COLLINS Alligator Writer UF College of Medicine professor James William Doyle is not only remembered as a successful educator and doctor of ophthalmology, but also as an amateur comedian. Doyle, 53, died Wednesday after suffering from a long-term neuromuscular wasting disease that weakened his muscles. His colleague, Dr. Sonal Tuli, an assistant professor and program director for the ophthalmology department, said Doyle was a jokester who loved to make people laugh. "He was always such a lighthearted person," Tul said. "He always had a joke of the day." Tuli knew Doyle for seven years and worked with him in the eye clinic at Shands at UF and at the Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center. "Patients loved him," she said. "They thought he was the best." She said doctors diagnosed him with the disease two years ago, and after losing strength in his arms and hands, Doyle left his clinical work and went on disability leave. 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4, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 Half-cent sales tax to be placed on Nov. 4 ballot Gainesville Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan speaks at a special joint meeting of the city and county commissions about the half-cent sales tax initiative Monday afternoon. By KATIE GALLAGHER Alligator Staff Writer kgaslagher@amlgator.org An extra half-cent sales tax could soon go toward parks and land conservation in Alachua County. The tax, which will be on the Nov. 4 ballot, would increase sales tax to 6.75 percent and last for two years, and it is expected to raise about $40 million. Half of the revenue would go to acquiring land for conservation, while the other half would go to improvements of parks and recreation facilities. Robert Hutchinson, executive director of the Alachua Conservation Trust, said the presentation gave commissioners a chance to raise any serious questions before the vote on Nov. 4. "The worst thing is when an independent commissioner comes out against it and starts publicly opposing it," Hutchinson said. Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan pointed out errors within the presentation but spoke in favor of the initiative. "Even though we have some problems in our economy and so on, I hope people will see that investing in children and our environment is a good idea even when times are tough," Hanrahan said. "Even though we have some problems in our -economy and so on, I hope people will see that investing in children and our environment is a good idea even when times are tough." Pegeen Hanrahan Gainesville mayor Although some argue against a tax increase, especially in tough economic times, Hutchinson said the group was "cautiously optimistic" about the referendum's chances. "Who likes taxes?" Hutchinson said. "But you have to raise it somehow." Similar taxes benefiting land conservation were on the ballot in 2000, when it passed, and 2004, when it did not, Hutchinson said. UF student starts Scrabble society N FOUNDER SAID HE WANTS TO BREAK A WORLD RECORD. By LAUREN GOLD Alligator Contributing Writer A UF sophomore hopes to win a triple-word score with a new club on campus. Nathaniel Shull, 19, created the Student Scrabble Society, a UF student club devoted to the popular board game Scrabble. The Student Scrabble Society will hold its first meeting tonight at 8 p.m. in the entrance of Pugh Hall. Shull said he has played the game since he was a child with family and friends, and when he found out there was no club at UF, he decided to make one. "The club brings about something new, he said. "It's an enjoyable activity.", Scrabble is a word game in which players score points by creating words from lettered tiles on a game board, according to the official Scrabble Web site. Shull said one of the club's longterm goals is to break the Guinness World Record for Most Simultaneous Games of Scrabble. According to the Student Guinness World Records Life Web site, the record for the most games of Scrabble played at once was 521 games by 1,042 participants at Singapore schools in 2006. "I'd like to see this world record be broken, but you have to start small," Shull said. Setting a new record is not feasible right now, but it could happen eventually if more people get involved in the club, he said. Ktistie Serrano, a UF freshman and club treasurer, said she wants to help break the record someday, but shewants the Student Scrabble Society to do community service first. The Student Scrabble Society set a goal to raise $400 for Metropolitan Ministries, a homeless shelter in Tampa, Serrano said. Chelsea Hetelson, a UF English junior, loves to play Scrabble on the weekends with her roommates and is excited to join the club. "It's a good idea because it's not just a silly game," she said. "It's challenging. You can learn things." Hetelson said she wants to help break the record, and the club should attempt it if enough students express interest. Shull said the Student Scrabble Society plans to host a game in Turlington Plaza or on the Plaza of the Americas to attract potential members. "I know there are so many people. interested, and it's my job to get to these people," Shull said. Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Ava'able from Commer c'al News Providers 0 %

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 5 Bar holds Guitar Hero contest N PRIZES INCLUDED A FENDER GUITAR AND CONCERT TICKETS. By MAGGIE CUNNINGHAM Alligator Contributing Writer Clusters of people crowded the front sidewalk of 1982 Bar Sunday afternoon waiting to register for the Guitar Hero tournament. The crowd consisted mostly of teenage boys dressed in rock 'n' roll gear that included fedoras, blazers and white gloves. Seventeen participants competed in head-to-head matches on 1982's stage. The tournament was doubleelimination, which meant competitors were out after two losses. First prize was a Fender guitar and amp package donated by Lipham Music. Rock station 100.5 The Buzz provided a pair of concert tickets for second prize. Third prize was a GameStop voucher for a copy of Rock Band 2. Fourth and fifth prize were gift certificates for 1982. Cory Klein, 18, won first place by playing previously undefeated Brady Wynn, 20, in the finals and winning two songs in a row. Wynn has been playing Guitar Hero for about two years and won first place in a different competition last spring. He said he likes losing himself in the moment when he plays. "I feel like I'm a rock star," he Around said. "It's a good way for me to GaInsville unwind." Because he had not lost a match all night, Wynn said he felt pretty confident going into the final round. Tight competition and two difficult songs in the final round, "The Way It Ends" by Prototype and "She Bangs the Drums" by The Stone Roses, led to Wynn's defeat and Klein's win of the Fender package. "I was cool with it because I got concert tickets," Wynn said. Wynn chose tickets to see the band Shiny Toy Guns in Jacksonville next month. 23 of Fla. 's 67 counties eligible for FEMA relief GRANTS, from page 1 30 applications have been received, and about $7,990 has been approved for assistance from Tropical Storm Fay. Hinson said he took two teams around Alachua County after the storm to investigate damages and reported more than a dozen "It's going to provide relief for some folks." Danny Hinson Alachua County Emergency Management floodplain manager locations that would require assistance. He said he hoped the traveling center would reach people who have been having trouble getting help. "It's going to provide relief for some folks," Hinson said. Pending a PEMA inspection, the center should be set up at 5901 N.W. 34th St. in Gainesville by Wednesday at noon. Following that, it will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. for four or five days, Hinson said. Grossology explains inner workings of bodily functions GROSS, from page 1 Stapleton visited the exhibit. She liked how the hands-on activities kept children entertained. For 6-year-old Wyatt Dyke, it was all about the snot display. He said he liked it best because it grossed his mom out. He also liked the tooting station that explained why people fart. The exhibit is not reserved for children. People over the age of six can still learn new information about their bodies. Mike Arena, a UF student, learned that the nostrils take turns inhaling, switching sides every three to four hours from one of the signs around the room. The exhibit even provided an answer to an intriguing question: Why do women usually have to wait longer for the bathroom than men? "Grossology" showed that it takes women an average of 79 seconds to use the bathroom. On the other hand, men only take an average of 45 seconds. Douglas Noble, the head of exhibits On and public Campus programs at the museum, described the exhibition as wildly popular. "Grossology" has traveled to over 75 major museums in the U.S. and abroad. Noble said that it is highly engaging and interactive, in spite of being very child-oriented. "It's sort of like walking into a cartoon world, a carnival," Noble said. 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6, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 Editorial SIugfest Vice presidential debate may get ugly ith the McBama undercard bout out of the way, we can settle into our beer-stained, fifth-hand couches with a pint and a bowl of Cheetos to plunge ourselves into Thursday's vice presidential debate. We think it's going to be a barn burner. The vice presidential debate has us reminiscing about a show we haven't seen since our teens. "Celebrity Deathmatch" aired on MTV when it had already abandoned music for the most part, but had yet to do away with our beloved teenage fart humor -"The Tom Green Show" -in favor of more sophisticated programs like "Date My Mom" and "From G's to Gents". The only difference is that if you had seen our two upcoming combatants in the "Deathmatch" ring 10 years ago, you would've thought former host of "The Price is Right" Bob Barker was about to go toe-to-toe with chick-flick veteran Diane Keaton, Claymation style. Don't worry, though. Our current scrappers aren't battling anywhere near death. We just like to hype it up because we're excited. The match-up of these potential vice presidents presents a few intriguing storylines. Duking it out for the Republicans is eyewear-fashion diva and Alaska Gov. Sarah Pain. Unlike her running mate, she has the youth card on her side, but, similar to Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, her less-than-plentiful political experience has been called into question repeatedly. This hockey mom is more than ready to drop the gloves. The only problem with knockout punches is, if they miss, you look incredibly off-balance and awkward -that is, if your opponent doesn't counter and knock you into the sixth row of the crowd. Her opponent is long-time Sen. Joe Biden. When we say long-time, we mean it: Biden has been in Congress for 35 years, while Palin has only been alive for 44 years. Given his tenure, no one has criticized Biden's political experience since he was added to Obama's ticket. The potential problem with Biden is his long-winded, loping style. He has been known to lull crowds to sleep with his rambling testimonies, which could sway the judges' scorecards in his opponent's favor. That's why you never want to leave it in the hands of the judges. There's no way to tell how they'll score the bout. Palin's short career has gotten about as much bad publicity as any of Britney Spears' 2007 media mishaps. Since he was announced as Obama's running mate, Biden, for the most part, has been able to campaign under the radar, which is a plus for a man who has been knocked for putting his foot -and then some -into his mouth. In January of last year, Biden was vying for the democratic presidential nomination against his current running mate. At the time, Biden, referring to Obama, said, "I mean, you got the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy, I mean, that's a storybook, man., Before their debate, Biden should be sure to touch gloves with Palin to thank her for taking such a commanding hold of the spotlight because if she hadn't, Biden easily could've slashed the tires of his own campaign. We can't wait to see how this match plays out. We've got a seasoned vet who's prone to buffoonish comments squaring off against a newcomer whose biggest headline to date has been about her glasses. Ready your finger foods America -this should be a good one. a l tl ind pandet flord algatIo r Jessica DaSilva EDITOR Hilary Lehman, Ken Schwencke MANAGING EDITORS Adam Wynn OPINIONS EDITOR The Alligator encourages comments from readers. Letters to the editor should not exceed 150 words (about one lettm-sized page). They mutt he typed, double-spaced and must enlude tlte a ttaor's name s cla'sfcation and phone number. Names dill he withheld i the witer shos just cause. We reseme the right to edit tot length, grammat, style aed libel. Sened letters to lers@aligator.or eerg them to 1ids W. Uniersity Ave. or seed them to PO. Bo 14257 Gainesville, FL 32,04-2257. Columns of about 550 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 376-4458. Opinions -ALLIGATOR www.alligator.org/opinion How are theVP candidates preparing for Thnursday's debate? BIDEN ideas. Ignorant electorate any of you may be preparing to skip the first election in which you are eligible to vote. Congratulations, it's quite the milestone in your life of civic irresponsibility. May I suggest a way to celebrate this momentous occasion? Turn on CNN on election night, and every time Wolf Blitzer or one of his minions says the phrase "best political team on television," take a drink. You'll be plastered, hungover and sober again well before anyone knows who won Florida. What if you aren't going to skip the election and have actually decided to vote? If we had three parties to select from, who would you choose? Hypothetically, your choices are an adulterous cripple; a vegetarian, author and war hero; and a raging alcoholic, all up for election. Most of you would select the alcoholic, simply because you can relate to him. Our nation, on the other hand, would undoubtedly choose the war hero. In this analogy, our nation would have elected Adolf Hitler. The losers would have been Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Winston Churchill. There's no reason this scenario cannot or will not happen here in the United States. We suffer from the same affliction the Germans had 80 years ago: an electorate of mediocre intelligence -short-sighted and self-interested. "The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter," Churchill once quipped. The late George Carlin said, "Think of how stupid the average person is and realize half of them are stupider than that." The average intelligence of this nation, truly of almost any nation, is mediocre or slightly above. So who do people elect as their leaders? People of slightly better than mediocre intelligence, because that is who they can relate to. John Kerry lost because he's incoherent while sober. How the hell could we talk to him after a few rounds? PAIN AbMm-ui.sts of the differences between hockey momts wnd. misc. items. bound for failure Wes Hunt Al Gore lost by wearing suits and Speaking Out giving PowerPoint lectures while Dubya cleared brush in his boots and cowboy hat. Bill Clinton won by feeling your pain. Bob Dole lost by speaking in the third person. George H.W. Bush lost by not knowing that it's the economy, stupid. And Ronald Reagan was "The Gipper," everyone's favorite grandpa. Even by some of his own advisers' accounts, he wasn't that bright, but damn it, he was "The Gipper." Do you think Americans really want to vote someone smarter than themselves into leadership roles? Why do you think politicians spend so much time trying to convince us they are just like us? What demographic, then, ultimately selects our leaders? Eighteen to 30-year-olds? The only national campaigns that hinge on our demographic are kicked off during the commercial breaks of every Super Bowl. How about the 30to 50-year-old crowd? Maybe. Ultimately, the heart of the American workforce is too worried about paying for their children's college education, their own retirement, credit-card debts, the mortgage they shouldn't have taken out with the Lehman Brothers and the Jones' new lawn mower. People over the age of 50 decide elections. People who really have no stake in the future of the nation beyond the next two to three, maybe four, presidents. Those of us with an understanding of the way the world is changing, where the world is going and what our nation needs to get there don't vote. We suffer the choices of the less informed and the antiquated. .There is a reason why Ted Stevens won Senate re-election after revealing his utter ignorance by declaring the Internet is "not a big truck. It's a series of tubes." The people voting -the old and the stupid -also think that the Internet is a series of tubes. Wes Hunt is a history senior. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator. Today's question: Do you think voters are Stupid? Monday's question: Do you wish 76% YES UF had a four-day week? 24% NO 144 TOTAL VOTES Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org I

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 7 Letters to the Editor Drinking policy should apply to everyone As a recent alumna coming back to UF to tailgate, I was caught off guard by a new campus rule. While playing beer pong with friends, we were accosted by two members of the University Police Department who said we had to break up the game immediately, wrote down all our names, took our pictures and said if we were caught again they could arrest us for trespassing. Drinking games are not allowed on campus because they promote rapid consumption of alcohol, the officers said. Even if we were to fill the cups with water or soda to play, beer pong and flip cup would not be permitted. According to the two UPD officers, this rule was put in place last year only to be enforced this year. While browsing the Web after the game, I found out this was passed by the Board of Trustees and added to the Student Conduct Code this past week, not last year as the officers had said. A handle of liquor can be considered a common-source container, and almost anything can be turned into a rapid-consumption drinking game. I believe we were targeted because of our age. The older folks next to us were drinking heavily while playing cornhole, and they were clearly more intoxicated than -us. When pointed out to the officer, they replied that cornhole is a lawn game and still allowed on campus. Perhaps instead of trying to regulate how tailgaters drink, UPD should be on the lookout for those both old and young who have chosen to imbibe too much. Jennifer Allen UF Alumna U U Fans harbor tradition, not stadium Yankee Stadium in its current state is not the same place where Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Mickey Mantle played. The stadium was remodeled in 1974. Before that time there was no Monument Park because the monuments were on the field. Home plate was moved 20 feet forward and the outfield walls were moved in. The stadium looked nothing like it had in the past, and many people had the same reactions that fans now have about the stadium changing. The fans are the ones who keep tradition, even though the team will be at another park across the street. Also, George Steinbrenner, not Hank Steinbrenner, has been fighting for a new stadium since the 1980s. As much as you don't like some of the things Hank says, he had nothing to do with the building of the new stadium -it was all George. Evan Goldfarb 2BA N 0 Orange and Blue is green Michelle Isgut claimed the Gator Party is the party of sustainability. Is this the same party that purchased 16 recycling bins at the mind-boggling price of $1,000 each? Is this the same party that rejected a referendum that was supported by 80 percent of the student body to establish an independent advisory committee for socially responsible investing? The Gator Party is as much the party of true sustainability as it is of responsibly spending Student Government's $13 million budget. The Orange and Blue Party is the only party that supports a bicyclist's bill of rights and responsibilities, an advisory committee on socially responsible investing and a more effective means of advertising campus events on the Internet, instead of wasting thousands of dollars on fliers that litter our campus. I encourage every student to visit orangeandblueparty.com and access our open platform. Then ask yourself: Which is the true party of sustainability? Stephen Holmgren 2LS Environmentalism not a partisan issue Unlike Michelle Isgut, I am not a Gator Party senator, but I am an environmentalist and, until last year, I was an undergraduate at UF. Her shots at the Orange and Blue Party for its environmental agenda are unfair. -When I look at the people running the Orange and Blue Party, I see many of the same faces that campaigned tirelessly for the sustainability fee that was tied to credit hours. I see the same leaders who first brought up the issue of too few recycling bins. And I see many of the same environmentalists I saw at the sustainability meetings. Orange and Blue Party leaders may not have a gimmicky environmental point on the platform, but its leaders have -in various groups -produced real results in the past. Environmentalism is a movement too large and too important to be claimed by only one party. William Foster UF Alumus U flE Watermelon Bust waste of food, money The annual Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity philanthropy event, the Watermelon Bust, is a disgrace to those who are involved in service activities in their community, and it's disgusting to see it mentioned in this paper. Did none of the spectators at the event have enough common sense to see the problem with destroying fruit in order to collect food for the local food pantry? Did no one question why all the money spent to host the event wasn't just donated to the Gainesville Harvest, the event's so-called "beneficiary"? The reason none of the Greek organizations do this is because they aren't truly interested in their community. While service would involve the donation of time and effort to a cause, their philanthropy is only a donation of money or goods, which can be raised through ridiculous social events, such as Kappa Kappa Gamma's wing-eating contest or Sigma Phi Epsilon's "Surf Frenzy." These philanthropic events serve only as a front to cover up the constant boozing and partying that are central to the Greek system with the idea that they are doing a service to the community. Such hypocrisy should not be glamorized. Hopefully in the future, this paper will focus on events that are genuinely about community involvement. Isabella Morales Gainesville Resident To Get Here. Start Here. GaiI e Health& Aress *t-Whm -.pf -11ey trl-41 gola F ,P Nhfogot ifttmahoa .il Z55 t55 .0. h-5 10P .can help John Mearsheimer & Stephen Walt The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy. The exceptional relationship with Israel is duel largely to the influence of a coalition of individuals and organizations. $15.00 paper. Thomas Slaughter The Beautiful Soul of John Woolman, Apostle of Abolition. An 18th-century Quaker who became a model for abolitionists in the 19th. $27.00. Woody Holton Unruly Americans and the Origins of the Constitution. The framers of the Constitution were concerned about our slide into a democracy, but ultimately the demos won out. $15.00 paper. Tom Chaffin The H. L. Hunley. This Confederate submarine sank a federal ship, but the "secret hope" disappearedmysteriously hours later. $26.00. 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COME IN TODAY and receive a personal check for. $300!!!!!! 352-271-3131 12-10-74-2 Action Real Estate Services Houses to Condos 1-4 BR, Starting at $450 www.action-realtors.com 352-331-1133 12-10-74-2 $1710 & $1860 back Close to UF -Tanning, 3 Pools 24 hr gym, game roo~p B-ball, V-ball & Tennis courts 352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com 12-10-74-2 PET'S PARADISE $375 -$650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 10-608-81-2 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 12-10-08-74-2 FREE Wii & $450 CASH BACK OR Get a Dell Laptop OR Rents as low as $437 for 4/4's $467 for 3/3's & $557 for 2/2's Sign at Lexington Today! Don't Miss Out on the Best Year Ever! www.lexingtoncrossinguf.com 352-373-9009 12-10-74-2 2 MONTHS FREE TOTALLY RENOVATED!! 1 BR. Villas *No roommate hassles* Courtney Greens Villas 375-3077 www.gremco.com 12-10-74-2 *Walk to UF, 3BD/2BA0 3 Blocks to Norman Hall Historic, Stone Duplex Newly Remodeled WD, HVAC, Pet Friendly $1200/mo 352-375-8256 12-10-74-2 Sign today and pay No Move In Fees 3/3's $1299 and 2/2's $1099 Our apartments offer cable w/HBO & Showtime, Internet, 24 hour maintenance, sparkling pool, tanning bed, & 24 hour gym. Call Now for limited time offer! 352-374-FUNN (3866) 12-1 0-74-2 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. 2 bed luxury condos for rent. Granite tops, ta! ceilings, private balcony, super quiet construction. $1600/mo. Call Eric Wild at 352-870-9453 12-10-74-2 Affordable, Quiet, Comfortable 1's from $529 2's from $393/person Close to UF, Shands, Butler Plaza Pet Friendly 376-1248 www.hiddenvillageapt.com 12-10-08-74-2 Tired of Vanilla Apts? Check out our newly renovated 1, 2, or 3 bdrm floorplans starting at $795, with only $99 move-in fees. (Limited time offer) Windmeadows Apts 3700 Windmeadows Blvd (Behind Butler Plaza) 352-373-3558 12-10-08-74-2 ENJOY YOUR OWN BATH! 3BR/3BA homes off of SW 34th Str Close to UF. W/D incl Union Properties 352-373-7578 www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-742 Homestead Apartments 2 Months Free on our 1 BR & 2BR/1 BA $139 moves you in 1 & 2 BDs starting from $599 Please call (352) 376-0828 gremco.com 12-10-74-2 Pinerush Villas 2 Months FREE $139 moves you in 1 & 2 BDs starting from $499 Please call (352) 375-1519 gremco.com 12-10-74-2 Sundown Apartments First month free $139 moves you in Studio apts starting from $499 Please call (352) 377-2596 gremco.com 12-10-74-2 Great Location near UF Large 3BD/2BA home, w/wd Lawn service, screenes porch 2041 NW 7th Place $1400/mo Union Properties 352.373,7578 www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-74-2 CASABLANCA EAST 2BD/1.5 BA $ 725/mo Pets OK w/fee Union Properties 352.373.7578 www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-74-2 GO GATORS! Enjoy ample parking onsite Walk to campus, w/d hook-ups 2BR/1.5BA 1433 NW 3rd Ave $975/mo Union Properties 352-373-7578 www.rentgaineesville.com 12-10-74-2 ***4BR/2BA HISTORIC HOUSE*** 10 blocks to UF. Near downtown. High ceiling, wood floor, cent A/C, W/D, tons of character. Avail Now 237 SW 4th Ave. $980/mo 352-214-9270 12-10-08-74-2 Near UF, available now. 3/2 house with large living area and yard, window A/C, W/D hookups, yard service included, off street parking. 414 NW 10th St. $1000 per mo. Edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th St. 375-7104 12-10-74-2 We've Rolled Back the Prices! $450/mo 1BD/1 BA close to UF Wndsor Terrace Apts. 3520 SW 20th Avenue Union Properties 352-373-7578 12-10-74-2 HARDWOOD FLOORS! Adorable & Remodeled 2BD/1 BA $995/mo W/D incl. Near Ndrman & Sorority Row Union Properties 352-373-7578 www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-74-2 NW 39th Ave Fancy Ig 3/2 w/loft. ;6pen, bright, costly laminated wd looking fSr $750775. Xtra 1g w/ ceramic tile fir $850-900. Nice 2/2 gated patio, trees $630-665. On bus rt, good area, part until pd 373-8310, 219-3937 10-6-32-2 Lg.2/2 for rent. Bdrms 13x 9 Sparrow Condo SW 75th Street dep$700.00/ $775.00 monthly Bus line/Mall/Good schools 262-7979 10-1-08-30-2 MOST WANTED Reginald Richardson Black Male (DOB 03/18/63); 5'11", 200 lbs, Black Hair, Brown Eyes Wanted for: Possession of Cocaine. Possession of Narcotic Equipment and No Valid Drivers License CALACHUA COUNTY CRIE STOPPERS Call (352) 372-STOP

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10, ALLIGATOR N TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 S For Rent Fr Reint ForRentV furnished nfurnished RnmatnisheRr es Rm mats HUGE 2 BR 1 BA APT FOR RENT Bike or walk to UF, Vet School & VA Hospital W/D hookups. Pets welcome. $645 mo. Move in today! 352-377-5221 CMC LLLP Lic. Real Estate Broker Equal Housing Oppty. 12-10-08-74-2 Across from SFCC-2br/1ba has a lot of upgrades in kitchen, good paint job, W/D incl. storage area on bckprch for bikes etc; $6m)lmo security $800; 3143 NW 79th Ct ww/ke'dbaurmanagement.com-1 731 NW 6th Street-375-7104 12-10-74-2 HOUSE 4BR/2BA 2000 sq ft. Central heat/ air. Wood floor, tile, carpet in bedrooms. Garage plus 2 car carport. 1105 NW 14th Ave. $1200/mo Andree Realty 375-2900 9-30-08-26-2 MILL RUN CONDO 1 mo free Nice place, close to campus. 2BR/1.5BA approx 1000 sq ft. W/D hk-up. Below market rent $695/mo. Avail now. 352-359-8311 10-29-08-47-2 Lofts Oasis -Unique "Urban Style Loft Living" less than 2 miles from Shands and UF campus! Close to shopping, entertainment and on bus line. Perfect for the young professional or serious students 2 and 3 bedroom unitsavailable, starting at $1,000/month. See pictures and more info at www.edbaurmanag ement.com 1731 NW 6th Street -(352) 3757104 x105 12-10-74-2 House near UF -3/2 house just blocks from UF! Plenty of parking, WD hookups, fenced yard. Available NOW! See pictures and more info at www.edbaurmanagement.com -(352) 375-7104 x105 12-10-74-2 LAKE HOUSE FOR RENT $400/mo + utils. 1 year lease. Must be signed, no negotiations. $25 application fee. Contact: egonskinny@gmail.com 9-30-25-2 TIRED OF YOUR ROOMMATE ALREADY? MOVE IN TODAY SUN ISLAND 352-376-6720 12-10-08-71-2 *@WOODLAND VILLAS@@ 2BR units starting at $775. Gated community. Private courtyards. M-F 10-6 Sat. 10-2 5950 SW 20th Ave. 888-803-7678 www.woodlandvillas.com 12-10-08-71-2 $900.00 Per Month 4 Bedroom, 4Bath Condo, Tile floors, New Paint, Clean and Spotless. Ready for move in. Call Frances @ 352-375-8787 Rent Florida Realty 1013-08-30-2 *ARBOR EAST* 1 mo. FREE RENT 2/2 starting @ $770 Close to UF & Shands 2335 SW 35th Place M-F 10 Sat by appt. 866-650-8069 12-10-08-69-2 OTHE PALMS@ Walk to UF Spacious 2/2 condo Guaranteed parking. Pool. 2 Starting @$1250. 230 SW 2nd Ave. 494-6027 www.gainesvillepalms.com 12-10-08-69-2 BEAUTIFUL HOUSE NEAR CAMPUS 1/2 1st mo free. 2000 sq ft, 5 blks from UF.3 or 4BR/2BA. Perfect for families or graduate student. $1700/mo. Call 359 8311. 10-29-08-40-2 HISTORIC HOMES 1-3BR apts + 2 houses 923 SE 4th St, 18 NE 10th St. High ceilings, porch, wood floors. $500-$1100/mo. No dogs. 1st, last, sec. Call 378-3704, sallygville@aol.com 9-30-15-2 3/1 house for $630 mo at 920 NW 6th Ave edb,2urmanagemnet.com 1731 NW 6th St 375-7104 12-10-60-2 2/1 house for $560 mo at 916 NW 6th Ave edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th St 375-7104 12-10-60-2 3/2 house, one car garage, fenced yard, pet friendly for 1050 mo at 1015 NE 5th PI edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th St 375-7104 12-10-60-2 2/2 condo at Brandywine, 2811 SWArcher Rd for $725 per month Edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th St 375 7104 12-10-60-2 LARGE 4BR/3BA HOUSE Partially furnished 3806 SW 2nd Ave. 1 blk from Plaza Royal Theater on Newberry Rd. Wood & tile floors. REDUCED: $1150/mo. Call 407-363-7198, Cell 407-234-1380 930-08-30-2 Marchwood Fully Upgraded 3BR 2BA townhouse, stainless steel appliances, wood floor, fenced yard, w/d, pool. 4441 SW 21st Lane $1050/rent. Call Tim at 352-275-6460 or CatleBt74@Hotmail.com. Owner/Agent 9-30-08-10-2 Completely upgraded.New appliancesall new bath,newly carpeted bdrms, W/D,1 mi.to shopping,Shands,UF.On bus rt.Sorry no pets.$735/mo./Furnished $825/mo.Call 727423-9463 9-30-08-10-2 **1BR/1BA** Living room, dining room. Quiet, very nice. Mother-in-law suite. W/D, cable & all utils incl. Near Haile. $750/mo. 352-367-0372 9-30-10-2 Deal or No Deal Rocky Point 376-1619 12-10-08-51-2 Cute & Clean! Studio duplex apt. in quiet NW area near Ward's Market & Main St. Publix. Convenient to shopping & busline, bike to UF. Available Now! $425/mo. 352-338-7670 10-3-08-10-2 Cute & Clean Vintage 4bd/2.Sba house behind Applebee's. Bike to UF! Wood floors, CH/AC, W/D, fans, blinds. Huge rooms Available 10/1/08. 907 NW 11th Ave. $1560/ mo. cozygator@bellsouth.net 352-338-7670 10-3-08-10-2 Cute Yellow Cottage 2 bedroom 1 bath hardwood floors, washer/dryer, yard service $885/mo 425 N.W. 18th Ave. Green Tree Realty, call Barbara 352-3174392. 10-31-30-2 Royal Gardens 4 bedroom 3 bath split plan, fireplace, double garage $1595/mo 2835 N.W. 27th Terr. 2500 sq. ft. extra nice Green Tree Realty, Inc. call Barbara 352-317-4392. 10-31-30-2 FANTASTIC LOCATION! Free month rent! 2BR/1 BA single story duplex. within minutes of UF, Shands & West Univ Ave locations. Private off-street parking. Pets considered, no smoking $550-$575 494-1188 10-610-2 2/1 CONDO -1700 SW 16th Ct. $675/mo. Unit M-21 -private -Summit House, X-Large. good parking -1 blk from Shands near UF, VA, vet school. 2 pools, clean. Call 480-3904528. Quiet, beautiful. 10-3-5-2 Students one month free rent.University terrace west. 4BR/4BA Condo. all 4 Rooms Avial.On bus rt. $399/Mo/Room $300. deposit.Furnished $425.Call Obie 352-2154284 spratrat@aol.com 1.5 mile to UF. 1014-08-15-2 BIKE TO UF 2BR/1BA house in convenient NW area 1948 NW 4th St Eat in kitchen, hdwd firs, storage shed. Lovely "Fern-Gully" yard. Fresh paint, immaculate in/out, fenced, pets ok $625/mo Avail now. 378-4684 101-5-2 CRICKET CLUB 11 Off Tower Rd. 1BR/1 BA. Very spacious, lots of upgrades. W/D incl. Covered parking, gated entry, pool, gym, sports fac & maintenance included. $725/mo. 352-870-1141 10-8-08-10-2 1/1, Ridgeview, free water, next to park, on the bus line, cent H/A, courtyard, 2 miles to UF, convenient to shopping, no smoking, no pets. $450 SD, $470/mo 562-2824 102-08-5-2 CUTE HISTORIC 2/1 Wood floors, W/D, screened porch. Close to UF, near downtown. $680/mo 1617 NE 8th St. Call 246-5246 10-2-08-5-2 ADORABLE VINTAGE HOUSE 2BR/1BA, new wood floors & stone tiles. Completely remodeled, W/D incl. Fenced yard. $725/mo 1st, last, sec. 352-375-6063, cell 352-256-0999 10-2-08-5-2 LARGE ROOM Mexican tile floors, private bath, private entry. Incl utils & cable. $550/mo. 1st, last, sec. 352375-6063, cell 352-256-0999 10-2-08-5-2 The Best Apartment No Fees, up to $1860 Back Minutes to UF 1/1, 2/2, & 3/3 move in today! 352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com 12-10-45-2 Sublaes Apartments Sublet & Roommates Browse FREE! www.SUBLETcom 1-877-FOR-RENT/201-845-7300 12-10-08-74-3 1 BR/1 BA apt for sublease at Summer Place. $625/mo. includes water, fully furnished. AVAILABLE NOW. Lease ends 7/31/09. Call 941-457-3444 or swafts@ufl.edu. 930-08-15-3 Sublease 1BR in 2BR/1BT, Walking distance to SW Recreation Center. $380 including everything. Free cable, wireless available. No pet and smoking. bus,20,21,117,119,126 passing by. Call 352-262-6912 10-3-10-3 Cabana Beach apt Fully furn, 2 BR, split layout prvt bath. $450/mo;lst mo on me. Avail NOW! On busline 2 campus. Call 863318-1441;863-514-4821, or 863-293-2197 X 275;lv msg 10-9-08-12-3 Sublease 1BR apt @ College Manor. Walk to UF in seconds. 1BR/1BA, pets allowed, smokers allowed. Contact maryana@ufl.edu (Normally $600/mo, but subleased at $550/ mo + utils) 440-864-0982 10-20-08-15-3 Roommate Matching HERE' Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Cobblestone 377-2801 Hidden Lake 374-3866 12-10-74-4 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. Wanted Gentleman to share 2/4 condo w/Ut UF very close Beautiful courtyard & pool $400/rm 352-328-5448 10-16-08-60-4 Roomate,.own Bathroom, 1/2 of 2BR house $500 +11/2 utils. Call 332-222-0267 9-30-29-4 NS female to share with NS female, 2BR, 60 sec walk to UF. Wood floors, W/D, cent A/C, screened porch w/parking. $525/mo + utils. Call 352-538-2181, 352-870-9691 930-08-24-4 WALK or BIKE -7 blocks to UF! 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. Hispeed net, cable. $395/mo. 813-295-3010 10-2-08-20-4 Female roommates (3) NS/ND to share a new 4/2 house in a quiet neighborhood with cable, internet, security alarm. $475/mo. Utilities included. No pets. Call 352-331-8794 10-24-30-4 -.2 Blocks To UF:: Room in 4br condo incl utils, internet, cable TV, pool. Very Nice $425 283-8777 www.Gainesville-Rooms-4-Rent.com 1010-08-4 HANDYMAN NEEDED Disc 4 work. Share 2/2 MN. Furs rm avail now. $200 N/R dep. $400/m $100/wk incl util, laun & cook svc. N/ A, N/S, N/D. Car a+. 30 day notice 2 vacate. Nr bus/shops. Sm caged pet ok 331-3666 9-30-11-4 AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY Short term lease ok. 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 10-108-10-4 $375 ROOM 4 RENT!!!+ 1/2 Util. Fully furnished, free water, & pets allowed! Female pref. for this VERY spacy 2BR apt. Please call 352-871-7445 or email MAD05@ufl.edu for more info. 10-2-10-4 Only one female roommate needed to share very nice house with 3 others. Great location. Stainless steel kitchen, W/D, back deck, and large swimming pool. $400 plus. Call Karl 332-5030 10-3-08-10-2 ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE Near library downtown. $285-$375/rm + utils. Short term. No pets. No smoking. 378-1304 10-3-08-10-4 3 bdrm 2 bath condo,2 more roomies needed $400.00 each all utlities paid 10 min from U of F 10 min.from Santa Fe, swimming pool,tennis,weight room etc. bus stop out front. call 850-974-0686 10-1-08-8-4 Oakbrook; walk to Shands, VA hospital and campus; semester lease possible; first floor unit; male roomate; $400 rent plus share of utilites;call Bruce at 561 373 0979 10-1508-14-4 female roommate needed for 2 bed 1 bath house at 318 sw 3rd ave. $250 deposit $425/ month. move in asap. safe neighborhood. redone inside. 2 cats in house. no add. pets. call 586-219-1691 10-2-08-5-4 Grad student seeks quiet, responsible roommate for own room/bath in nice house 8 blocks north of campus. NS/M/F. $585/mo includes all utils, wireless &cable. 727-4330229 10-2-08-5-4 Roommate wanted. 24/M in a 2 bed/2 bath condo close to UF campus. $450 a month plus half the utilities. There is a $200 deposit. Bedroom is unfurnished. Call 352-303-3368. 10-3-5-4 Female roommate in house near UF. $500/ mo incl all utils & internet. Pets ok. 321-4807612 10-3-08-5-4 p j/r n + A .~ ~ ~ .:,r. ets f *deltmud

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 E ALLIGATOR, 11 ReaL Estate Furnishings Furnishings Computers OtorccIes, Mopeds 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, 352-281-3651 12-10-74-5 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. 12-1074-5 Brand new luxury condos starting at $220k. Granite tops, tall ceilings, private balcony, steel & concrete construction, alarm system. Call Eric Wild at 352-870-9453 12-10-74-5 AFFORDABLE LUXURY NEWCONSTRUCTION NEAR UF, SHANDS, LAW SCHOOL 2Bed/3 Full Baths + Office. Granite Counters, 2 Direct Bus Stops to UF. Matt Price, Campus Realty 352-281-3551 12-10-16-5 DUPLEX -1 mile to UF & Shands -offArcher Rd 3215 SW 26th Terr. 2BR/1BA each side. Flat, block, 1800 total sq ft, CHA. Income $13,800/yr. Asking $117K. 407-363-7198 or cell 407-234-1380 10-3-08-10-5 Historic Duckpond-2003 home perfect for young professionals or students. 3 br,2b. tile and pergo firs. excint cndtn,1497 sq ft $229,000. Call H. Gordon Prudential Preferred Properties 352-258-2993 9-305-5 Adorable 2 BR, 2 BA plus den on %/2 acre lot. Carport, large shed. Excellent condition $54,900. Call Beverly 377-4662, 665-9839 Matchmaker Realty of AC, Inc 10-2-5-5 BED -QUEEN -$110 ORTHOPEDIC Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 12-10-08-74-6 BED -FULL SIZE -$90 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 12-10-08-74-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT -$400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-372-7490 12-10-08-74-6 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. 12-10-08-74-6 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 12-10-74-6 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 12-10-08-74-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846 12-10-08-74-6 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 1210-74-6 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 12-10-08-74-6 **BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW** **Full $100 Queen $125 King $200** Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name matching sets not used or refurbished. Still in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516. 12-10-74-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $120 352-377-9846. 12-10-74-6 BedAll New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516. 12-10-74-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-10-0874-6 FUTON -$60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 12-10-74-6 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 12-10-74-6 HOT TUB/SPA -$1295 Brand New Loaded! Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery, MUST SELL 352-372-8588 12-10-74-6 Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box. New in plastic, warr. Can del. $100 317-4031 SOFA $185 Brand new! Love. seat $150 still in pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 12-10-74-6 WIFE RAN AROUND 1 All over town, looking for the best deals on furniture and bedding. She found them at Dumas Discount Furniture and Bedding 1201 East Univ. Av 352-371-4422 12-10-08-74-6 computers CASH PAID FOR LAPTOPS PDA's -Modems -Cameras Any condition 336-0075 www.pcrecycle.biz 12 10-08-74-7 L 0 111 U f E k 6 12-10-74-7 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 12-10-74-7 COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 12-10-08-72-7 iMac Computers 4 SALE 17"/15" FlatScreen 1GB/700m/800m 40/60/80GB HD DVD/CD Burner PRICE STARTING @ $299 OBO 954 775 5913 10-8-10-7 EV 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) 12-10-74-9 ill For Sale PARKING: Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 12-10-08-74-10 UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS are underway. bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: hftp://www.surplus.ufl.edu/online/ 12-10-08-99-10 PARTY SUPPLIES Complete line of Bar Suppies, glassware, beer taps, draft beer equipment. Professional Cooking Utensils. R.W. Beaty Co 1206 N Main St. RWBEATY.COM 376-5939 M-F 8-5, Sa 10-3 12-10-74-10 PARKING SPACE FOR RENT 1117 SW 7th Ave, 1123 SW 7th Ave, 922 SW 7th Ave. $60/month. 372-4903 10-308-8-10 Copyrighted MatefiaI it 00000 SCOOTERS 00000 RPM MOTORCYCLES INC SALES, SERVICE, PARTS Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St. www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-674 12-10-08-74-11 *****New Scooters 4 Less***** Motor Scooter Sales and Service! Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 www.NS4L.com 12-10-08-74-11 ***GatorMoto*** Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator Gradsl Newscooters starting at$999. No legit shop can beat these prices! lyr Warranties included. 376-6275GatorMoto.com 12-1008-74-11 SCOOTER SERVICE New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service rates! Will service any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail $19.99 oil changes!! 336-1271 12-10-08-74-11 ***www.BuyMySCOoter.Com*** Buy A New Scooter, Buy A Used Scooter All on one site! Check the website or call 336-1271 for more info! 12-10-08-74-11 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 12-10-08-74-11 SWAMP CYCLES New location -Closest to campus. Scooters-Service-Pickup-Parts-Acces more! 633 NW 13th Street www.swampcycles.com 12-10-74-11 ***SOLANO CYCLE*** Scooters from $899. Largest selection from KYMCO, Daelim, Hyosung, Adly, Genuine, Schwinn, others. 2 yr warrantees. 1024 S Main St 338-8450 solanocycle.com 12-10-08-74-11 FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR* gRunning or not!O NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS GOver 10 yr svc to UF students OCall Don @ 215-7987 12-10-08-74-12 CARS -CARS BuyOSelloTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 12-10-74-12 OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000 SELECT MOTOR CAR THE YELLOW BUILDING 2715 N MAIN 377-1616 www.selectmotorcar.us 12-10-08-74-12 $500! POLICE IMPOUNDS! HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC. For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622 4-22-72-12 JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY! 000 FREE 0 FREE 0 FREE FREE*** MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY! CALL DON 215-7987 12-10-08-74-12 CARS FROM $29/MO! Hondas 0 Chevys 0 Jeeps and more! $0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr. For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765 12-10-74-12 *FAST CASH PAID* For any cars or trucks. Running or not. 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12, ALLIGATOR S TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 utds HelWanted d HelpWWanted plolWanted Local Auto Auction -We will sell your vehicle, truck, trailer, boat -If it has wheels, we will sell it! Must have title present. Pay same day as sale. M -F, 9 -4 Call -(352) 373-7535 12-260-12 NEED A TIRE? Most brands, any size. Discount prices. Faculty, Students -Low prices, fast service. We speak Spanish. Road Service. We fix flats. Leal Tire 375-2325. 2216 SW 13th St. South of Steak & Shake 10-17-08-25-12 91 Toyota Celica Convertible. White, 30 mpg, Excellent condition. Fun car. 97K miles. $4200. Ahren's Auto 378-5710 10-3-10-12 2000 Chevrolet Prism 109k sedan automatic, AC, CD, silver with gray cloth, very clean, $4,400 OBO 352.514.1800pics lunadog@cox.net -A Honey For The Money 10-8-9-12 1998 Isuzu Rodeo 2.2L, manual transmission, good condition (122K miles), AC, AM/FM w/CD player, front air bags, power steering, ABS, regularly maintained. Asking $2,200 OBO. (352)328-7717, emar2000@live.com 10-1-2-12 BAD CREDIT? NEED A CAR? As little as $500 down & a job & you're approved! Call Dale at 225-1464 10-31-24-12 E ll Wanited LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 1210-74-13 UF GRAD PAYS MORE for gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 12-1008-74-13 BEAN INSPIRATION! Take a blind lady to Mass on Sundays and for walI.nd shopping as needed. We'll have lots of fun! And you will make a new friendly Contact 219-6948. 10-13-08-74-13 Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed! VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED to transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-376-6866 ext. 5079 if interested. CAD DRAWING Need CAD drawing of dome structure. I have model & dimensions. www.floridadomes.com tomprahl@bellsouth.net 352-481-3322 106-08-5-13 IFHelp Varned 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 LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS? Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be over 22, stable work history, clean driving record, drug-free, personal references. www.carrsmith.com for details. -12-1074-14 Studhnts 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 12-10-0874-14 Political/Commercial Call Center Phone reps needed ASAP Political & Corp Campaigns. Up to $8/hr + bonus potential. 3524371-5888 Xlii1, 4112 NW 22 Dr. 1210-74-14 PARADIGM PROPERTIES Leasing Specialist, PT Sales & customer service exp. EOE, DFWP 352-375-2152 x301 Apply online at: www.teamparadigm.com 12-10-74-14 DELIVERY DRIVERS up to $12/hr. KITCHEN HELP $7.00-$7.25/hr. CALIFORNIA CHICKEN GRILL 378-2442 1-6-74-14 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 1-6-08-74-14 PARK PLACE CAR WASH Now Hiring FT & PT positions available. Great environment. flexible hours. Apply in person 7404 NW4th Blvd-Across from Home Depot 1-6-08-74-14 Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start work today! No sales, opinion research only! Flexible Scheds! Perceptive Market Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call Now! 1-6-74-14 $STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$ For gently used clothing/accessories & furniture. No appt.necessary! -Sandy's Savvy Chic Resale Boutique2906 NW 13th St. 372-1226 1-6-08-74-14 BARTENDING $250 A DAY POTENTIAL No experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 1-6-08-74-14 Career Opportunity! Business Owner Seeks Leaders And Trainees, 15-20 Hour Weeks, Get Paid What You're Worth! 1-800-7832614 (Leave Message) 10-1-08-40-14 CNA TRAINING CLASS: $250! Work at your own time & pace in your own home! To get program on DVD's call 352-597-2559. For online program visit www.lapcnatraining.com Get started right away! 1-6-72-14 HAIRSTYLIST NAILTECH Positions available. Upscale salon. NW section. Available immediately. Call Lisa at 352258-5566 10-6-08-28-14 *IT/Programming Internship. Local investment firm seeks individual to work PT/FT with SQL, HTML, ASP, databases, servers, and networks. 2+ yrs exp pref. $15-20 per hour + bonuses, long term capability. Fax resume to 352-378-4156.* 10-1-08-28-14 TUTORS NEEDED 1-on-1 tutoring at-risk elem school students. 1-4 afternoons/wk $10/hr 15-20 min S of UF. Fed wk study req for emp. Volunteers welcome Contact Sally 352-384-1155; st23@cox.net 10-2-08-20-14 www.gatorsneedjobs.com Paid survey takers needed in Gainesville. 100% FREE to join. Click on surveys. 1-6-75-14 GATORFOOD.COM DELIVERY DRIVER No late nights -make your own schedule! Delivery experience a plus. Email jjulian@gatorfood.com for more info. 109-30-14 Dynamic Individuals Wanted, 15-20 hr wks Must have strong desire to succeed! Get paid what you're worth! 888-464-0234 9-30-08-22-14 DOMINO'S PIZZA Now hiring future managers. 8 locations serving Gainesville 352-283-0077 12-1008-74-14 DOMINO'S Now hiring Delivery Drivers -$12-$16/hr. You need a great attitude & dependable car. Hiring lunch, dinner & late night shifts. Our closing drivers earn $100 per night. Apply @ any of our 8 location or @ gatordominos.com/jobs. 12-10-08-74-14 PART TIME WORK Great Pay Immediate FT/PT openings Customer Sales/ Service, no experience necessary. Conds apply. All ages 17+ 352-246-3319 10-108-22-14 Tired of Working Retail? Local real estate co. hiring part-time Sales & Leasing Associates. Need previous sales or retail exp & outgoing personality. No real estate exp req (training provided). Bonuses & benefits. Send resume, cover letter & avail schedule to hr@trimarkproperties.com 12-10-70-14 Leasing Consultant Wanted, PT Williamsburg Village Apartments. Apply in Person, DFWP 12-10-68-14 CLEANING JOBS All around cleaning & laundy FT/PT. Sun Fri, 12pm-7pm $7/hr. Call 256-3323 for more info and interview. 10-13-08-25-14 Earn extra money. Students needed ASAP. Earn up to $150/day being a mystery shopper. No experience required. Call 1-800-7224791 10-13-08-46-14 Hiring Business Success Promoters & Specialized Recruitment Agents Office at NW 10th Ave & 6th St. Call 904-236-5454 -no exp. req. Email jobs@QualityAssured.us 10-10-20-14 PIZZA DELIVERY DRIVERS Needed. Great Atmosphere, great money. Five Star Pizza (downtown) 375-5600. 210 SW 2nd Ave. Apply in person 10-13-0820-14 Investor Seeks Entrepreneurs! I am looking for 5 highly motivated entrepreneurial minded individuals, that are ready to take on their life NOW! $8,000-$12,000 P/T very flexible! Leave Message 1-800-631-2648 10-13-08-20-14 Activity Coordinator needed to work nonacademic portion of program for post secondary students w/ learning disabilities. PT position incl working 2-4hrs/day, 2-4days/wk. Flex sched & willingness to work weekends a must. Email: maite@academic-success.net 10-3-08-10-14 PT TEACHERS NEEDED Must have childcare experience. Please come by 1049 Museum Rd. Kindercare 352336-1700. Excellent pay. Good work environment. 10-6-10-14 Wanted: a companion for a 15yr old adolescent boy with Autism to help with communication, socialization and life skills. Flexible hours. Some experience preferred. Contact us with your info at rriff66@aol.com 10-610-14 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. 10-7-08-10-14 FALL EXPANSION Immediate FT/PT openings. Customer Sales/Service. No experience necessary. Cond apply. All ages. 352-872-6655 10-14-08-15-14 Part Time hours.Full Time pay. Flexible hours. I'm seeking motivated people to show samples of beautiful fashion jewelry and taking orders. Email me for more information: tinan8122@aol.com 10-1-08-5-14 SHOPPERS NEEDED UF Research-participants take 30 min shopping trip at oaks mall for $20.Preference to previous shoplifters. Call:(352)213-7931 to determine eligibility. 10-1-08-5-14 5 NANNY JOBS: pm's asap M-F 12-4; T/TH 12-6; M-TH 2:30-5:30 NOAH'S ARK NANNY email resume, photo, sched, to gnv@nanoneone.com 10-8-08-10-14 PART TIME SALES COMMISSION AGGRESSIVE SALES TO SELL NEW JANITORIAL EQPT 50.00 GAS ALLOWANCE PER WEEK, $150.00 COMMISSION PER SALE AND MORE FOR VOLUMN SALES ASHFORD SERVICES, JAX FLA 1-866 390-7090 10-1-5-14 ONLINE SALES/BUSINESS DEVPT -Need salesperson savvy with email, phone, web conference. www.iwebtrack.com, Strong Commissions Bonus & Equity Stake .101-08-5-14 Software Engineers / Programmers: Nagravision is looking for C/C++ programmers to work on Digital TV software (Cable, Satellite, Video over IP) in our Gainesville office. Embedded programming experience a plus. Send resume or questions to chuck.higgins@nagra.com 10-14-08-14-14 LEASING AGENT PT Friendly, energetic person. Experience preferred. 20 hrs/wk. Hourly & bonus. Great benefits. Must be avail. weekends. Apply in person. Hunters Crossing Apts. DFWP 12-10-08-50-14 J ulSL E a U.E Microsoft Live Search Brand Reps needed at UF. Earn extra cash and get real-world marketing experience. Limited positions available. Apply by 10/1/08 at www.repnation.com/microsoftlivesearch 10-1-11-14 Earn $1000-$3200 a month to drive new cars with ads. www.AdCarCity.com 10-15-08-20-14 Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 13 Help Wanted HelpWanted Sie L ce Cnctions LEASING AGENT FT Friendly, energetic person. Experience prefered. Hourly & bonus. Great benefits. Must be avail. weekends. Apply in person. Huntington Lakes Apts. DFWP 12-10-08-50-14 LOT ATTENDENT MECHANICAL APPTITUTE PART TIME, GOOD DRIVER LIC APPLY IN PERSON POLARIS OF GAINESVILLE 12556 NW US HWY 441 386-418-4244 10-2-08-3-14 Homework Coach. 2nd grader 3 to 4 days per week. $15 per hr. Call Ron @ 514 7770. 10-3-08-5-14 para legal/assistant to assist in facilitating communication (via legal documents) with civil court and atty. to obtain court hearing on civil matter. $25-50 Hourly wage. Please call 352-256-0103 ask for Ed. 10-3-5-14 ICE CREAM SERVERS Needed Gainesville. You need reliable transporation. Email kylesitalianice@Iive.com or call to make appt. PT work only. myspace.com/goofysitalianice 10-3-085-14 GROUNDSKEEPER (OPS) Temporary position for three months. Flexible hours between 24-40 hours/week. General grounds, labor and handyman work. Duties include mowing, edging, landscaping, and pressure washing. Requires valid drivers' license. Salary $8.50 per hour. Apply in person to: Jeff Butler at the Doyle Conner Building, 1911 SW 34th St., Gainesville, Florida 32608. Deadline to apply: October 3, 2008. FL Dept of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry. EOE/AA 9-30-3-14 AFTER SCHOOL CARE Wed 3:45 -5:45. 3 great kids, grades 4, 6, & 7. Homework help, trampoline, bikes. Occasional evenings & oversights. Downtown. Need car with 3 back seat belts, refs, no cat allergies. 373-7899 10-3-08-5-14 PT front desk chiropractic office. Must have excellent people skills. Email resume info@HuntersCrossingChiropractic.com 103-08-6-14 TGR INVESTMENTS is looking for full time employees both male and female for SECURITY WORK. Apply Mon -Fri, 10-5 @ 1031 NW 6th St, Wuite A-3, Gville. 10-10-10-14 EXPERIENCED SERVERS Neat appearance a must. Lunch & brunch shifts. Apply in person at the Gainesville Country Club, 7300 SW 35th Way. Between 2 & 5pm. 10-1-08-2-14 SERVERS FOR FINE DINING CHUTNEES RESTAURANT Reliable, honest & friendly, exp preferred. Email resume to AKhuddas@aol.com or fax 352-333-1158 Attn: Mrs A Khuddus 10-608-5-14 Leasing Agents wanted: FT & PT openings for Cust. Service friendly, outgoing & motivated individuals. Strong leasing, sales &closing experience a MUST! Fax/Email resume and available schedule 352.377.1476/ LSMITH@UCOMMONSCONDOS.COM 12-10-50-14 BRIDAL CONSULTANT SOLUTIONS BRIDAL PT + COMMISSION FAX RESUME TO: 352-374-7293 10-8-08-07-14 PT pct/cna/hha needed to care for paralyzed woman. Exp. preferred. Will train. Must like dogs, be reliable. Call 352-395-6527. Car required. 10-3-4-14 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 12-10-74-15 EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER The countryclub for horses & owners. Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250' x 160' riding ring, round pen & jump paddock. Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19 separate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-5913175 everglade-equestrian.com 1-6-74-15 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 1-6-08-75-15 PERSONAL TRAINING 300 Personal and Group Training Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility Call for a free workout 339-2199 1-6-75-15 TLC HORSEBOARD All facilities & amenities, quality instruction; 15 minutes from UF. Jan at 376-7762. Greathouse Equestrian Ctr. 1-6-75-15 **GATOR MOVING & STORAGE ** Local and long distance moving One item or a houseful! 10% off with this ad! FL Reg MI 19 Call Now! 352-374-4791, 800-797-6766 12-10-08-74-15 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) 1-6-75-15 HORSE BOARDING 12 x 12 stall -cement block barn. Good grass turnout with room to run! Limited # of stalls available. 352-472-2627 for info & directions. 1-6-08-75-15 HARD DRIVE DATA RECOVERY Certified Data Recovery Professional Experienced, Professional, Honest, Fast Most Recoveries for $299 FLAT FEE Chuck@DataTriangle.com 352-231-3300 11-21-08-73-15 BREAK YOUR OIL ADDICTION! Custom electric car conversion Call for a free evaluation SouthemElectricCars.com 352-336-7223 10-3-28-15 PENNY PINCHER CLEANING SERVICE Residential Commercial* Move-Outs Complete Cleaning Service 0 Licensed Penny Biggs 727-8392 .1-6-75-15 HYPNOTIST -Stop smoking. Improve memory & concentration. Elminate bad habits. Past life regression. Learn self hypnosis. Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH, NGH certified 379-1079 1-6-75-15 GAINESVILLE DERMATOLOGY AESTHETIC CENTER 352-333-3223 (FACE) Laser Hair Removal*Cosmetic Fillers Eotox*Acne Scar Treatments*Facials 12-10-08-73-15 SPEEDING TICKETS? Sharon Ruth, Esq. 352-494-8848 1-6-75-15 IMMIGRATION LAW Marriage Visas Employment Visas-Naturalization Richard Ruth, Esq. 352-335-6748 www.ruthlaw.corn 1-6-75-15 PROPERTY LAWN SERVICE LANDSCAPING LAWN MAINTENANCE APARTMENT CLEAN OUT 352-262-2467 10-20-26-15 Experienced tech. will install and/or hang flat screen TVs for $150, I have mounts for 12in-65in TVs starting at $100. Adam 352-316-3076 please leave me a message. 10-7-08-5-15 Health Services HIV ANTIBODY TESTING Alachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee) All Women's Health Center ABORTION Free Pregnancy Test RU-486 Available 378-9191 www.abortiongainesville.coni 12-10-74-16 THE TRUE YOU! Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks Only $119! Gain muscle while you lose fat Groups forming now. 339-2199 12-10-74-16 Down and Almost Out? Our ADI Program can help with alcohol and drug problems. Fast, affordable and convenient. Call Lanard Perry 334-3800, ext. 3811 CDS Family and Behavioral Health Services 10-6-08-30-16 ABORTION Pill and Surgical Women doctors 372-1664. Breads and Roses Women Health Center www.breadroses.com 12-10-68-16 ADOPTION PRAYER Loving family seeks to adopt a baby. Happy family offers a fun, stable, and financially secure home, 2 year old big sister & 2 dogs. Family will assist with living, counseling & medical expenses. Call atty Madonna Finney 888-883-6830 FL Bar 746990 10-6-08-20-16 15% Discount. Must commit to at least 5 of the 8 Kickoff editions. Deadline for this special offer is Wednesday EDITIO N S October 8, 2008. No TGIF discounts apply to these dates. Alachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for app't (optional $20 fee) *Family Chiropractic* Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F. 373-7070 12-10-74-18 SAVE ON RAYBAN/SUNGLASSES University Opticians 300 SW 4th Ave. 378-4480 12-10-08-74-18 Want to make a connection? Place your ad here to look for someone to share a common interest with or for your true love ,Ndotices IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT? DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD HERE AND GET IT NOTICED! WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKET Every Sat & Sun -Hwy 301 15 min from Gainesville 468-2255 12-10-08-74-21 SHOTGUN SHOOTING SPORTS Open To Public Wed-Fri-Sat-Sun 1 pm-6p'm Skeet -Trap -Olympic Trap -5 Stand gatorskeetandtrap.com 352-372-1044 1-30-08-74-21 FREE POOL Students get 1 Hr. of pool free with any $5 food purchase Mon-Fri 11am -2pm. Happy Hour daily 11am-7pm Drink specials & 10 Jumbo wings $5. JP GATORS Bar, Grill & Billiards, 1605 SW 13th St. 106-08-30-21 Rocky Creek Paintball In Gainesville Better Prices Better Fields Better Call 371-2092 12-10-08-74-21 RADIO GUERRILLA! at: http://GuerrillainternetRadio.vpweb.com 10-3-08-10-21 Tickets Booster club buses to Nashville and Tallahassee. Have seats on busesopets and hotel rooms in Nashville. DON'T WAIT -SEATS GOING FAST! Call Betty 386-4620404 10-7-08-20-22 GATOR ALUMNI NEEDS FOOTBALL TIX ALL GAMES -HOME/AWAY 352-235-0033 12-10-08-58-22 RIdeS 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 12-10-74-23 MIAMI BUS SERVICE R/T $40 O/W $30 352-335-8116 Family owned over 10 years. www.miamibusservice.com Reserve online or by phone 12-10-08-60-23 Furry, feathery, scaly.no, not .your roommate.pets. Find or advertise your pets or pet products here in the Pets section of the Alligator. SPRINGER SPANIEL PUPS AKC. All Shots. Wormed. Gorgeous. Best family pet ever! Faithful, kind & gentle. Great hunters & swimmers. $300. 386-935-4313 10-2-08-20-24 Personals HIV ANTIBODY TESTING PetI

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S Reports TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 ALLIGATOR www.alligatorSports.org UF deals with loss in Sunday practice By PHIL KEGLER Alligator Staff Writer pkegler@aliigator.org Talk remained all about Mississippi at Urban Meyer's Monday morning press conference. Despite the fact that No. 12 UF's (3-1, 1-1 Southeastern Conference) loss to Mississippi was two days prior, and even though the Gators go on the road to play unranked Arkansas (2-2, 0-1 SEC) on Saturday, it's clear this week's main focus will be how the Gators respond to their 31-30 loss. Meyer called an emergency team practice Sunday night, a time the team usually has off, in order to try and move forward as quickly as possible. "We all had to get around those players," he said, "and put closure to a bad day" Players were not made available for comment on Monday. Meyer also held a team meeting, the details of which he refused to disclose, but it was clear the attempt was to clear the air. "We all had to get around those players and put closure to a bad day." Urban Meyer UF football coach "The first thing (you do after a loss) is you feel sorry for yourself," he said. "Second thing is you point a finger at someone. That's everywhere. That's from Little League to .UF football." It's too soon to tell how well the team will fare after this test. Meyer has seen teams that dealt well with adversity, mentioning the 1996 and 2006 national champion UF teainas well as his 2004 Utah team, which finished its season 12-0. He said it's not a matter of whether a team will deal with setbacks, but how well they do afterwards. "Because a guy throws a helmet or kicks the dirt and says, 'Doggone it', that doesn't make him angry" he said. "If you play with a little chip on your shoulder, if you pay great attention to detail, if you come together -that's how you make those statements." SEE GATORS, PAGE 16 Charles Roop / Alligator Staf UF coach Urban Meyer reacts after Mississippi blocked an extra point that would have tied the game during the fourth quarter on Saturday. Gators finally find their groove on offense 0 UF SCORED SEVEN GOALS INSIDE THE PENALTY BOX THIS WEEKEND. By BOBBY CALLOVI Alligator Writer bcallovitalhgator.org When a team scores seven goals in one weekend, it's clear the offense is doing something right. For the No. 16 Gators, that something has been getting more people in the penalty box. "When you have four or five people in the box, you're bound to have someone open or at least have some confusion and chaos," UF coach Becky Burleigh said. This was evident as all seven of the scores occurred from inside of the box, and multiple were on second chances. The offense finally started to look in sync this past weekend, and it came at the perfect time as the Gators began conference play. Burleigh has expressed displeasure with UF's attack for most of the season. But after this weekend, the Gators' coach tossed a few praises to the team's recent scoring onslaught. "We have been keeping a stat for certain positions for the number of times they get in the box, and since we have been keeping the stat, they have been real accountable to it," Soccer Burleigh said. "That type of accountability has helped us." Besides the newfound responsibility shown in the wins against Georgia and Tennessee, the offense received a boost SEE SOCCER, PAGE 16 Tebow's story still to be told A I sat and watched Tim Tebow speak, his eyes bloodshot and his lips quivering in Saturday's postgame press conference, I thought this would likely be the defining moment of his season. I know, you'll say Tebow has already scored a national championship ring and a Heisman Trophy in his first two years, but that doesn't matter right now. What does matter is that Tebow won that national championship as a backup -albeit an extremely important one -and earned that Heisman as the quarterback of a four-loss team. Whatalso matters is Karl Hyppolite that Tebow Hy-Lite Reels is just 12-5 khyppolite@alligator.org in his first 17 games as a starter, not much more impressive than the maligned Chris Leak's 10-7 record through his first 17 starts. And that was with Tebow having a much better coach in Urban Meyer and arguably more skill surrounding him. Now, this isn't to imply. that Leak was better or even as good as Tebow. There's no questioning that Tebow is a better talent. The question that does remain after Saturday's embarrassing loss to Mississippi is this: How will Tebow's story read when it's all said and done, and he hangs up the orange and blue? I'm inclined to believe Tebow when he says he's going to push himself and his teammates harder than any player in the country. He's that passionate, and that illustrates one of the key differences between Tebow and his predecessor. Leak was a quieter, more cerebral player who wouldn't try to use this loss as a rallying cry for his teammates. SEE KARL, PAGE 15 2 1995: UF defeats Mississippi in Gainesville, 28-10. The Gators were ranked No. 3 in the nation at the time, and the Rebels were unranked. UF went on to with the Southeastern Conference but then lost in the Fiesta Bowl. Today's question: Who took the Gators' loss harder: Tim Tebow or Urban Meyer? Monday's question: What caused UF's loss against Mississippi on Saturday? (see right for results) Percent (Votes) Turnovers 55% (80) Playcalling 36% (52) Blocked XP 6% (8) Passes 3% (5) 145 TOTAL VOTES MLB Tigers White Sox WNBA Playoffs Liberty Shock 2 8 73 75

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 K ALLIGATOR, 15 Meyer not the only one with issues on new clock rules 0 STEVE SPURRIER AND LES MILES HAVE COMPLAINED. By PHIL KEGLER Alligator Staff Writer pkegler@alligator.org Turns out Urban Meyer is not the only coach fed up by the clock rules. The Gators' coach expressed his displeasure about the new 40-second play clock following the Tennessee game, and other Southeastern Conference coaches have shown they have similar resentment. NCAA statistics show the average length of a game this season is 3 hours and 9 minutes, 13 minutes shorter than the average contest last season. UF has had an average of 121 plays on offense and defense combined per game so far this season compared to a national average of 143 a year ago. LSU coach Les Miles said his team's game against Auburn on Sept. 20 Football -a 26-21 fourthquarter victory for his team -an hour earlier than normal. Shorter games give teams less of a chance to distinguish who is better because of the fewer plays, Miles said. Miles also added fewer comebacks will occur because there will not be as much time to make adjustments late in games. The new rules were instituted to keep games shorter, making it easier on television companies that hold big contracts to show them, Miles said. While understanding the money tied to such contracts, he does not enjoy this negative impact it has had on the game. "Maybe it doesn't need to be formatted for TV, and if they take that criteria out of it," he said, "then it would be whatever is best for college football." South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier doesn't think coaches will have an easy time getting things changed after the season. "As everyone knows;" he said, "television tells us what to do,.A they pay the bills." Multiple injuries causing trouble for Gators' offensive line Harrison Diamond / Alligator Staff UF left guard Jim Tartt gets ready to block for quarterback Tim Tebow during the Gators' 30-6 win against Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn., on Sept. 20. UF VOLLEYBALL Team's travels cause headaches By MIKE DIFERDINANDO Alligator Staff Writer mdiferdinando@alligator.org Mary Wise's weekend was filled with motorcycles and booked hotels. When the No. 10 Gators arrived in Fayetteville, Ark., on Thursday, they were surprised to learn their match against the Razorbacks just happened to coincide with the city's annual Bikes, Blues & BBQ festival. Wise was shocked to learn the event attracts more than 400,000 leather-clad bikers to the city. "It added a little excitement to the weekend," she joked Monday. As if that wasn't enough fun for one road trip, UF still had the unenviable task of finding a hotel in Oxford, Miss., the same weekend as a presidential debate. "Luckily we got to go to Oxford the one weekend that there are no hotels to be found in the entire state," Wise said with a laugh. "It became a much longer road trip than we expected." Wise said sophomore Callie Rivers is feeling better a day after leaving the Gators' match against the Rebels during the first set with a stomach illness. "We kind of joked later that with what that road trip was like, the fact that we only had one go down was pretty good," she said. As the weeks march on, more and more new faces are showing up on the court -most recently, outside hitter Cassandra Anderson. Anderson got a chance to play in the absence of the ailing Rivers. Though she finished the match with only a single tally on the stat sheet (one kill), Wise has high hopes for the athletic freshman. "Matt DeLancey, our strength coach, will tell you she's the best jumper that we have ever Rivers had," she said. "What we want Cassandra to be is that high-flying fast player." Wise also reiterated her displeasure with the way Mississippi middle blockers redirected balls over the net Sunday. She still isn't sure why an obviously illegal play was being allowed during the match. "The way that I understand the rule is that if you hold the ball and redirect it, that's illegal," she said. "It sure looked to me like some of those balls were being redirected." By EVAN DREXLER Alligator Staff Writer edrexler@alligator.org When UF's season began, the offensive line looked to be one of the strongest units on the field. You wouldn't know it four games into the season. Multiple injuries to the line means quarterback Tim Tebow is being hurried and pressured more than usual with fewer defenders rushing him, causing overthrown and underthrown passes and short-yardage scrambles. Fifth-year senior left guard Jim Tartt reinjured his shoulder in No. 12 UF's 31-30 loss to Mississippi on Saturday, and Gators coach Urban Meyer lists him as "very questionable, probably doubtful" for this weekend's game at Arkansas. Tartt has had four total shoulder surgeries, three of them on one shoulder. "It's just wear and tear," Meyer said. "Poor guy, he's as tough a human being as there is, but he's had three surgeries on one shoulder. Jim's good for a week, and then he's off for a week." After missing the first two games of the season, Tartt started in the Gators' matchup at Tennessee on Sept. 20 and against Mississippi. Meyer had counted on the team captain to be available when Southeastern Conference play began, but now Meyer realizes he might not be able to rely on Tartt. .I hate to say that, but there's probably some truth to that," Meyer said. Tartt is not done for the season, Meyer said. KARL, from page 14 But once again that leads me to ask if that passion will lead to a national championship with Tebow as the starter. From the moment he stepped onto campus in January 2006, the expectation was that he was destined to bring the Gators back to the championship heights they hadn't tasted in 10 years -instead of Superman, maybe Tim should be nicknamed "Neo." And the fairy tale played to form for that first .season. But no story is worth reading unless there is a struggle that defines the main character. And as UF's quarterback -and more importantly as the program's "Neo" -the struggle is taking place right Backup left guard Marcus Gilbert sprained his ankle on Saturday and is also "very questionable" for the Arkansas game, and Maurice Hurt is still out with shoulder and neck stingers. What's left is a thinner offensive line than Meyer would like. "The offensive line is a strength of our program," Meyer said. "When you take three out, it's difficult. .That's why you recruit. Get a little depth going." "There's a big difference as far leadership, experience, which is awful high in this league." Urban Meyer UF football coach The Gators have sophomore Carl Johnson, redshirt freshman James Wilson and even Ron Wilson ready to step in on offensive line. True freshman David Young would be next on the list, but using him would require taking away what is likely a redshirt season for him. Meyer even discussed moving true freshman Matt Patchan, who has been playing extensively on the defensive line, to the other side of the hail. However, Meyer admitted the team bably could not afford to do that. Still, in the Mississippi game, sophomore right guard Mike Pouncey liked.what he saw from Gilbert and Johnson. "Gilbert came in and filled the role," Pouncey said. "He got hurt, Carl Johnson came in. He finally got his chance to step on the field. He played real good." before our eyes. That struggle may be why those tears were welling up in Tebow's eyes on Saturday, as much as the lost opportunity for an undefeated season and the embarrassment of a home loss to the Rebels. His popularity already rivals that of. Danny Wuerffel and Steve Spurrier, but as the guy who is going to continue their tradition, things haven't gone according to plan. And that begs another question. If Tim doesn't win a national championship as a starter, will his tenure be con4 sidered a disappointment? Is that fair? Only time will tell. But as Tebow stood there with bloodshot eyes, I was sure how he would answer that question -even if I don't know the climax of his story.

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16, ifLLIGATOR E TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 UF's 'plan to win' not accomplished Saturday; LSU game set for 8 p.m. GATORS, from page 14 PLAII FAILS: Meyer continually reiterates his plan to win each week, which consists of five key parts -play great defense, win the turnover battle, red-zone efficiency, win kicking game and third-down efficiency. The Gators failed in all but red-zone efficiency (three touchdowns and one field goal on four trips). The defense gave up 325 yards Saturday, including 140 on the ground. There were 11 missed tackles, according to Meyer. UF lost the turnover battle, 3-1, including fumbles on back-to-back drives to start the second half. Meyer said the kicking game accomplished only two of 10 unspecified goals. UF had a potential game-tying PAT blocked. -The Gators converted an abysmal 9 percent of third downs, going 1 for 11. He said the toughest part was they kept getting stuck in third-and-long. ARKANSAS TALK: Only one quesF t 1 tion was asked of Meyer about the F tall Razorbacks, but he said he was concerned with their passing attack on offense. "They are throw-oriented right now, and on defense they are very capable," Meyer said. The Razorbacks lost two running backs -Darren McFadden and Felix Jones -to the first round of the NFL Draft back in April. Both were on display when UF faced Arkansas in the 2006 SEC Championship Game. INJURIES STACKING UP: After start-ing middle linebacker Brandon Spikes, the linebacker corps is still dealing with injuries. Starter Dustin Doe continues to play through a double hernia, according to Meyer, and key reserve Ryan Stamper did not play Saturday due to an ankle sprain. On the offensive side of the ball, Emmanuel Moody has a high anile sprain and is also "very questionable." Meyer said tight end Aaron Hernandez is in a boot, but "should be fine." LSU TIME SET: The Oct. 11 UF-LSU game will kick off at 8 p.m. in The Swamp and will be televised on CBS. Abdullah gets back into scoring rhythm with two goals against Tennessee SOCCER, from page 14 from senior midfielder Ameera Abdullah. Abdullah entered the season as the Gators' most proven offensive threat. She showed this by scoring in the opening match at Colorado, but has failed to cross the goal line again until putting two in the net against the Volunteers. For most of the match against Tennessee, she had a defender whose main purpose was to mark her. "Tennessee decided to man-on-man her, and I would like every team to man-on-man her if she is going to do that," Burleigh said. While one of the team's captains finally had the big game expected of her, another struggled for the first time this year. Junior defender Lauren Hyde overcommitted herself a few times and got beat on a couple of attacks Sunday. 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