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Fraternity suspended for 'ongoingI hazing'


and Tampa, which provides 44 per-
cent of Florida's general election turn-
out, he said.
He pointed to the Democratic
ticket's strategic surge of speeches
across the state, which included a
horse pasture in Ocala and a Miami
hockey stadium.
"What you're seeing is a split
along generational lines."-
BiII Nelson
Florida senator


A shifting mind-set among vot-
ers, such as Cuban Americans in
Miami, also helped swing the state in
Obama's favor, he said.
"What you're seeing is a split along
generational lines," Nelson said.
Nelson also spoke of the decisive
ganby Democrats in the U.S. Senate,
sa ig the increased representation
would not widen the partisan divide
because Americans want party squab-
SEE SENATOR, fAGE 5


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aned collntfr his ohair. Th den
was later taken to the hospital for
unknown medical reasons.
Pruitt found "baby diapers, dia-
pers with duct tape attached, broken
glass bottles, alcohol bottles, trash
and a trash can that was half full of
water and ice," the report stated.
SEE TEP, PAGE 5


In tha ngarge basement room,
Pruitt identified the TEP pledge
class kneeling shirtless on the floor,
dressed in black gym shorts and
shoes. Six TEP members stood in
front of them, sitting in chairs and
holding Coors bottles.
As Pruitt instructed the pledges
to sit down to take the pressure off
their knees, one of the members in


is taken from a UPD report writ-
ten by detective Jacob
Jud icia I Pruitt.
A~ffaiS Pruitt, interim Dean
Sof Students Paige
Crandall and other of-
ficers arrived at the TEP house at 8:
45 p.m. after being called about pos-


By DAVID CUMMING
Alligator Writer

A go of University Police of-
ficers eotered the Tau Epsilon Phi
Fraternity house Monday night to
find 36 pledges kn~eeling shirtless on


the floor of the basement.
The fraternity known as TEP was
placed under interim suspension by
the Dean of Students Office after
the "ongoing hazing" was discov-
ered, according to the UPD report
released Wednesday.
The following account of events


By LAUREN BAKER
Alligator Writer
Ibaker@alligator.org

After Florida's 27 electoral votes
went to President-elect Barack
Obama, contributing to his road to
victory, some may wonder how the
peninsula turned so blue.
Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson vis-
ited UF's Pugh Hall on Wednesday
to provide post-election- analysis
of Tuesday's election and speak on
Florida's role in the results.
Nelson said Obama's Florida vic-
tory was a combination of sweeping
strategic counties, extensive ground
operations, wise spending and an
overlay of TV advertisements.
Nelson combed through the
counties' individual results, saying
he advised Obama to concentrate
on the state's Interstate 4 corridor
and the northeast triangle cre-
ated by Jacksonville, =Tallahassee and

G amae nailed "a huge swath" of
Central Florida, including Orlando


Harrison Diamond / Alligator Statt
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, a Democrat, answers a question during a discussion of Tuesday's election
results with members of the media in Pugh Hall on Wednesday afternoon.


were there, and CNN did a story about how
excited she was to get the chance to vote for
Obama.
Obama called her home after the CNN
story aired, but he left a voicemail because she
was out with friends, Hooper said.
Hooper said the Obama campaign called
Cooper on Tuesday and told her to watch the
speech because she would be mentioned.
Never in his wildest dreams did he ex-
pect Obama to build his speech's conclusion

SEE OBAMA, PAGE 5


address, Hooper, a 44-year-old UF alumnus,
woke his three children Wednesday and
played the speech for them on a computer.
What his two teenage sons and 7-year-old
daughter heard was the country's next presi-
dent spend about two minutes describing how
their great-grandmother, Ann Nixon Cooper
-- who was born when neither blacks nor
women could vote watched her country
overcome economic hardship, homeland at-
tacks and civil-rights disputes.
"To see the gleam in their eye when they
heard President Obama say their great-grand-


mother's name, youkInow, it was an awesome
moment for me," Hooper
said. "I could see that they
were inspired."
Hooper, a St. Petersburg
Times columnist, graduated
fromUF inl1986 with apub-
lic relations degree and also
worked for the Alligator.
He called his grand-
Hooper mother something of a
celebrity in Atlanta. When she cast her vote
for Obama about two weeks ago, local media


SANN NIXON COOPER'S GRANDSON
GRADUATED UF IN 1986.

By KATIE SANDERS
Alligator Staff Writer
ksa nders@a lligator.org

Ernest Hooper said the fondest part about
hearing his 106-year-old grandmother's
story immortalized in Barack Obama's victory
speech did not come until morning.
About six hours after Obama's midnight


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had decided to
transfer from UF on
Wednesday.Lucas'
departure will open
up playing time for
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Today, 11:45 a.m. Thrlington
Hall, Room 3312
Sandwiches, soda and chips
provided. S onsored by the
Center for European Studies.

Air Force Career Day
Today, 2:30 p.m.
Reitz Union Colonnade
The Air Force ROTC will be
holding a career day. There will
be officers from various came r
fields found in the Air Force.
An one interested is encour--
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Miami Spice at Museum Nights
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Harn Museum of Art
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Art. The exhibition highlights
the art, architecture and culture
of Miami during the 1950s.
The museum is free and open to
both students and the general
public. Tropical refreshments
willbe provided.

RUB Entertainment Presents:
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Today, 8 p.m.
Orange & Brew


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LOCAL
Man arrested after nine
burglaries
A man was arrested Monday
in connection with a string of
nine burglaries in the Duck
Pond area near downtown
Gainesville.
Gainesville Police officers
responded to a call from the 1100
block of Northeast Fourth Street
saying someone was in the house
next door, GPD spokeswoman
Summer Hallett said.


When police arrived, a man
who had been in the house took
off running and jumped over a
concrete wall to be met by police
on Northeast Fifth Street, the re-
port stated:
Samuel Holmes, 29, told police
he was responsible for the nine
break-ins, which all took place
in a 24-hour period beginning
Sunday at 10 a.m., according to
GPD reports
Holmes faces charges from all
nine burglaries, Hallett said.
so eth wemol able to recove
Holmes told them he sold or
traded some of it for crack cocaine,
Hallett said.
Holmes has one outstand-
ing arrest in Georgia and one in
Alachua County, Hallet said.
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By ANDREA ASUAJE and
KATIE GALLAGHER
Alligator Writers
For some students who registered to
vote with a nonpartisan group on campus,
the election isn't over.
UF's Student Public Interest Research
Groups, or PIRGs, is working with elec
tions officials after 10 or 12 students who
tried to register with the group's New
Voters Project did not show up on county
records, Alachua County Supervisor of
Elections Pam Carpenter said.
Some were required to vote using pro-
visional ballots, giving them until 5 p.m.
today to clear up any issues.
Student PIRGs members don't kn~ow
what went wrong with the registration
forms.
"As far as we know, we submitted the
forms,'' said R.J. Raley, Student PIRGs'
Florida campus organizer.
Sujatha Jahagirdar, program director
with Student -PIRGs' New Voters Project,
said the problem was discovei~ed when
some students called to check on their
voter status and were informed they were


not registered.
Once the calls began, she said the
group started to contact those students
who would potentially have a problem at
the polls.
"There was a batch that the first calls
had come from," she said. "Those students
had registered on the third of October."
All those who had
registered through the
organization on Oct.
3 were contacted by
phone or e-mail with
warnings stating they
may have trouble vot-
ing, she said.
Carpenter Raley said students
who had tried to
change their addresses with the group
were able to do so at the polls, but those
who registered for the first time had to
vote on provisional ballots.
He said 2500 .other students had been
successfully registered through the New
Voters Project.
"The whole purpose of what we do
is to make sure students have a voice in
politics," he said.


to his house in Jacksonville when the acci-
dent occurred.
The other passengers in the Honda
were UF students Hailey Zielinski, 19, and
Laura Milton, 20, and SFC student Sabrina
Shields, 19. Zielinski and Shields are in
Shands at Jacksonville in stable condition,
Samra said.
LOC~al McCoy's Gainesville '
NeWS mo~mmate,UFstudentDante
Sorrentino, 20, said Shields
and McCoy had been dating.
"Their one-year anniversary was on
Halloween," Sorintino said. "They loved
each other so much and were probably go-
ing to get married."
The two met when McCoy transferred
from UNF to Auburn University for his
sophomore year, Sorrentino said.
Sorrentino said he thought McCoy
transferred to SFC to be closer to his family.
"Hie loved being around his family," he
said. "He would come down every week-
end to go hunting with his dad, even when
he was going to Auburn."


HA MEMORIAL WAS HELD FOR
ROBERT MCCOY, 21.

By KATIE EMMETS
Alligator Writer

An SFC student who died following a
car accident in Jacksonville early Saturday
morning was remembered Wednesday
at a memorial service at the First United
Methodist Church of Ocala.
Robert McCoy, 21, was a liberal arts ma-
jor from Ocala in his first semester at SFC.
McCoy and four other passengers were
leaving a Halloween party at 1 a.m. in a
2002 Honda when the car was struck by a
car traveling in the wrong direction.
Matt Samra, 20, said he was McCoy's
roommate their freshman year at the
University of North Florida and had known
McCoy since they were both 11 years old.
"He was always really nice and put ev-
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man resource services for five years at the
University of Texas at Austin. He previ-
ously worked in human resources at Rice
University and Vanderbilt University, both
private institutions.
Cavanaugh said he took the opportunity
at Duke, which he called
one of the top five institu-
tions in the nation, because
of its employment base of
about 30,000 people and
the autonomy given to
those who run its opera-
tions.
cavanaug "The Duke opportunity
is probably only one of
those opportunities that comes along maybe
once in a person's career," he said.
The impact of UF's future budget cuts is
still uncertain, buit Cavanaugh said he said
he plans to work with Beach as much as pos-
sible up to the day he leaves UF to prepare
him for the cuts.


"This institution, as grand as it is, is going
to be here for some time," Cavanaugh said.
Steve Dorman, dean of the College of
Health and Human Performance, said he
will miss Cavanaugh for his thoughtfulness
and seasoned leadership and advice.
"I certainly think our university is better
off for having him as a leader," Dorman said.
"For me, it's a personal loss because he's a
friend of mine.".
Robert Jerry, dean of the Levin College of
Law, agreed.
Jerry said he met Cavanaugh for dinner
shortly before he decided to come to UF from
the University of Texas at Austin in 2005.
Cavanuagh improved a lot of UF operations
during his four-year UF career, he said.
Jerry said he would be concerned about
Cavanaugh's decision to leave even if it
wasn't made with the prognosis of more
budget cuts.
"Anytime Kyle leaves, I'll worry about
the time he's leaving," Jerry said.


vice president.
Machen wrote that additional budget
cuts are anticipated following state revenue
shortfalls, and they need to be targeted dur-
ing the next three months and through the
legislative session starting in March.
"In these challenging times the continuity
in our leadership is critical and by appoint-
ing Brian to the interim position, that conti-
nuity is guaranteed," he wrote.
David Jarmul, associate vice president
of Duke's News and Communications, said
Cavanaugh interviewed for the position over
the past several weeks. Cavanaugh's new
position will be entirely focused on human
resources instead of finances and other broad
areas that he oversees at UF, Jarmul said.
"We're delighted that he's coming,"
Jarmul said.
He said Cavanaugh's salary is not dis-
closed because Duke is a private institution.
Before Cavanaugh came to UF, he
worked as associate vice president for hu-


SUF SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT FOR
ADMINISTRATnON WILL START FEB. 1.

By K(ATIE SANDERS
Alligator Staff Writer
ksanders@ailigator.org

Kyle Cavanaugh, UF senior vice presi-
dent for administration, will leave in January
to lead human resources at Duke University.
Duke officials and UF President Bernie
Machen announced the move Wednesday.
Cavanaugh, 50, has been at UF since May
2005, when he became the university's first
vice president for human resources. He was
promoted in 2007 to senior vice president for
administration.
He will start at Duke on Feb. 1.
Machen wrote in a message to deans,
directors and department chairs Wednesday
that Brian Beach, UF's special assistant to the
president, will become the interim senior






THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2008 ALLIGATOR, 5


COoper received

media a tten tion

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around his grandmother, Hooper said.
"I got a little teary-eyed, certainly," he
said. "She has been the matriarch of her
family for such a loixg time. She means so
much to all of us."
Cooper gave birth to four children, one
of whom is alive, and has 14 living grand-
children. Hooper said he has lost count of
NatiibnaPthe great-gran~dchildren.
NationalHooper wrote in a
News Wednesday column that
television crews from
India, Britain and Japan planned to visit
his grandmother since the speech.
Now that his family has enprple
to itrnationa "me oo pe said he
and stay humble about the attention.
Hooper said he thinks his grand-
mother will be invited to Obama's inau-
guration in January and imagines there
will be some discussion among her 14
grandchildren about who will take her to

the ernsaid he doesn't plan to fight
to be the one who takes her to the White
House,
"I'm fine just being able to call her my
grandmother," he said.


told the chocolates were actu-
ally laxatives.
No one interviewed showed
signs of injury.
"Everyone was
consistent with that
fact that no one was
fo rced."
Jacob Pruitt
UPD detective


"Everyone was consistent
with that fact that no one was
forced," Pruitt wrote.
- "Everything was optional,
the exercises were for condi-
tioning and the squatting on
the floor for hours was fine


pledge brothers were made to
sit on their kn~ees for an hour
and a half because there were
only four chairs in the base-
ment. If their knees hurt, they
were allowed to sit, he said.
Another pledge said he
had water poured on him, but
it was a cup of water from the
water fountain and only done
as a joke.
A third pledge told Pruitt he
had food poured on him, but it
was also a joke, and he wasn't
injured-
Another pledge said he
heard that food and eggs were
thrown at people.
The pledge also said a
bowl of chocolate was passed
around, but the pledges were


with them because if they just
wanted to sit, they were al-
lowed."
UF spokesman Steve
Orlando confirmed the suspen-
sion Wednesday night.
"We take hazing very seri-
ously, and that's why the UPD
and Student Judicial Affairs are
involved," Orlando said. No
arrests had been made as of
Wednesday night.
Eight fraternity members
declined to comment on the
story when reached by phone-
Orlando said police investil
gations of the men involved in
the incident would continue.
Alligator writer Thomas
Stewart contributed to this
report.


A few pledge brothers wore
wet shoes, and one of them
shivered on the floor, saying he
was cold, though Pruit wrote
the room was warm. His socks
were soaked as well as the pair
of shoes placed next to him,
Sixteen members of the
fraternity's pledge class were
interviewed at the TEP house,
9 Frat Row, Monday night after
the incident.
Eight of those interviewed
provided pertinent details.
Their names are not being
published to protect their iden-
tities,
One interviewee said the


san ways to prevent filibuster.
"You can always go and find a couple
of reasonable, moderate
Republicans to help you
shut off the debate," he
saidNelson said he could
not choose which issue
would take top prior-
ity once Obama takes
office Jan. 20 because
Nelson the results of the Bush
administration's $700 billion bailout re-


main to be seen.
He stressed the need to tackle multiple
issues once entering the White House, add
ing that Obama should appoint secretaries
of state, defense and treasury soon to make

eNeson note ama's change in de-
meanor when he took the stage at Grant
Park in Chicago as president-elect.
"It wasn't the rah-rah attitude of the
campaign anymore," he said. "It was like
the weight of the presidency had suddenly .
borne down on his shoulders."


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th Senate filibuster-proof are nabbed by

clusive gro p, Nel one sd. Fih ant isexa
political strategy where a politician gives
an extremely long speech to delay voting
on an issue.
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Conditioning? Sixteen half- Pledges being doused in cold
naked TEP pledges kneeling on water and asked to do sit-ups,
the concrete floor of a basement? push-ups and wall sits?




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Editorial


Party Time!

Ed Board hosting


optional, kick-ass party

weekend. We know we're still a day away, but- we
betpcaan t help but 10o for ward to it because we have the
Instead of dusting off our purple velvet Prince suit,
favorite ascot and far-too-normal-looking Jheri curl to
head for XS, we've got something new in the cards. We
just picked it up courtesy of some of our friends who live
on the west side of campus.
We're going to meet up with a bunch our friends to pick
up some eggs, a 32-gallon trash can, a package of Huggies,
a few bags of ice, a bunch of Coors Light, a bag of fun-size
Snickers and some chocolate-flavored laxatives every-
one knows there's no better way to kick off a weekend.
Th~en, we're going to head back to one of our houses to
kick it in the basement.
We'll kick-start the fun by telling stories and sipping
Silver Bullets. We don't have that many chairs at home,
though, so if too many bros show up they can just kneel
anthe concrete basement floor. We doubt it will be a big
Once the storytelling gets old, we'll pass around our
a volatile mix of baby Snickers and chocolate laxatives
- chocolate roulette will only make our Friday more ex-
citing. We just hope we won't have to change our Huggies
more than a half-dozen times before the night is over.
If that gets boring, the chocolate roulette survivors can
always break into a random, post-8 p.m. Friday exercise
routine. We're thinking push-ups, wall sits and sit-ups.
Because nothing beats conditioning after sweets.
Naturally, while all this other fun stuff is happening in
our basement, we'll occasionally crack an egg on the head
of one of our friends. If we run out of eggs, we could just
dump ice water on them, or, better yet, shove them all the
way into the freezing water. Good tim~es.
Of course, the whole event will be voluntary, and par-
ticipation in our filthy games will be 100 percent optional.
We would never actually think of forcing sit-ups and laxa-
tives on our friends. That would be awful, degrading and
pretty much completely unnecessary.
Think of what the University Police Department might
think. They would probably assume we were hazing our
friends. We would be so embarrassed.
That's why everything is completely optional. Our
friends won't even have to drink any of our Coors. Who
are we to disregard the will of our friends who are regis-
tered members of the More Taste League?.
Why would we haze our friends? The idea is ludicrous
and stupid.
Last time we checked, we like our friends and hazing
is idiotic. We think it would be funny to see them compete
in crab-walk races, and it would be awesome if they de-
c'ided they wanted to buy us some booze so we could chug
along, but only if they wanted to. Involuntary fun isn't fun
at all it's work.
Which is why this Friday, at one of our houses, we're
going to have the sickest optional participation Huggies-
chocolates-and-calisthenics party in the history of UF,
courtesy of Coors and Snickers.
wa re mar on two rules: No knee ads (unless you
got snagged on a nail in the doorjamb on your way in).


COIkLifti

Obama win brings.
Sitting on the floor against the wall in the Reitz Union
-Grand Ballroom, I had separated myself from the
masses and slowly began to grasp what President-
elect Barack Obama's victory meant to the black students
at UF.
Applause and celebration were commonplace: over
the course of the evening, but something exceptional
happened when the news broke that the freshman sena-
tor from Illinois had defied all logic to defeat a man who
looked a lot like every other president in America's past.
Hearing the incessant chanting of their candidate's
name, watching perfect strangers embrace and seeing oth-
ers overcome with sheer emotion break down in tears of
joy, I couldn't help but get swept up in the moment.
Somewhere, black luminaries like Martin Luther King
Jr. and Frederick Douglass were grinning from ear to ear.
The scene of peaceful chaos could not be disrupted by
the police officers standing nearby or the few remaining
McCain supporters. The sentiment expressed throughout
the room was a force no one dared to reckon with,
I wrote initially in a blog entry that the feeling was akin
to attending a rowdy football game at the Swamp, but the
emotion in the room was so much more honest, so much
more significant.
Obama's victory is the embodiment of democracy;
the public's cry for something new has finally been an-
sw ch ught about what the victory meant to me, and per-
hps if I hadn't be n attendon as jouenlit ,Iwould ha e
how black students reacted to the announcement was one
of the most moving experiences I have ever witnessed.
For some, such a defining moment may not occur again
until they get married or have their first child, and for oth-
ers the sense of elation shared with hundreds of their peers
may remain an unparalleled memory over the course of


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Reader response
Today's question: If it were
Optional, would you take
chocolate laxatives?


Wednesday's question: Are
you satisfied with the election
results.


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Pledges being fed laxatives
and dressed in diapers?
Conditioning? For what?


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hope to Americans
their lifetimes.
After generations of blood,
~prF;sweat and tears, Tuesday night
finally arrived with Obama rep-
resenting the bright future that so
many of his predecessors sacri-
Daniel Seco ficecdtheir lives for.
letersaligaor.rg We have reached a point in our
letersaligaor~rg history where a child will no lon-
ger be born into America and face
limitations on the prospects of its life.
When times are tough (economic and social recovery
will not happen overnight), the black community will be
able to turn to President-elect Obama and have faith that
the man they so passionately fought for wil have their
best interests at heart. For the first time in American his-
tory, one can believe the voiceless will be heard and the
downtrodden will no longer be forgotten.
We have undeniably progressed as a nation and will
build from such historic times to solidify our standing as
the epitome of what all countries should strive for.
I walked away from the Reitz Union inspired by
Tuesday evening's events, which I experienced alongside
some of the most passionate people who lived and died
with every breaking development in the action.
This was no World Senies victory, job promotion or any

ms efinitv m men in tec isr ,f Aerc as v te
e urs m a cont has spoken and elected a black man
into the highest office in the land nothing short of truly
amazing.
There has never been a prouder time to call yourself an
American.
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Abortion rhetoric not main problem
While some may argue the terms "pro-life"
and "pro-choice" are equally poor choices
in rhetonec for how they describe abortion, I
would like to go straight to the heart of the
debate and shed some light as to why one
expression makes more sense than the other.
Abortion is about life and the value of it. While
the issue certainly has social, economic and
ethical components, none of this matters if a
fetus is considered a life.
We need to look at the scientific evidence
we have and work together to find compro-
mise. When does a heartbeat begin? When
does the brain start functioning? When is the
point of viability? These are all questions that
have answers and can be used to help guide
our decisions.
In the end, we must find a new policy for
abortion that provides a conservative estima-
tion of when life begins. Once this is achieved,
there will no longer be a debate over jargon be-
cause the term pro-life will apply to everyone.


Their memarks were inappropriate, igno-
rant and embarrassing.
One friend's status said they were "seeing
the failure of the republic. Hitler gave good
speeches too. If you voted for Obama, con-
grats, you've betrayed the constitution for a
handout."
What I'm most afraid of is that I~won't be
the only one experiencing this. I'm sure there
are a lot of people out there who have had to
read similar things.
Everyone is entitled to his or her opinion.
I believe in the First Amendment, but this is
ridiculous. There is no need for the tasteless
things said. I don't think people realize the
impact their words have and how permanent
they are once they're on the Web.
Hopefully, we will all 1ay down our differ-
ences and come through this as a nation ready
to work together for change.
John Lockett
2JM


After drying my eyes, I finally have an
answer for my gay best friend and for any
other LGBTQ person or ally: After more than
50 years of activism, this year we saw history
unfold as a black American did what was once
unthinkable.
Now, it's our turn. -
Kathryn Ran horn
4LS

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Facebook statuses show ignorance
The 2008 presidential election was a mile-
stone in more ways than one.
I will remember many moments from this
historic election, but not all of them will be as
fond as I would like.
Seconds after Barack Obama was an-
nounced the winner, countless status updates
appeared on my Facebook all at once. A lot of

letmm fe~eln od sud aned amhmed js
were saying.


Letters to the Editor
Historic election should inspire activism
As a heterosexual female, facing my gay
best friend after Amendment 2 declared him
inferior ruined my post-election celebrations.
What am I supposed to say, "Better luck next
time"? Unfortunately, this isn't an Ole Miss
mWe live in a state that looks down on him.
We question his ability to fight in a war and
raise a family. We deny his ability to love, but
not his ability to pay taxes.
Most disturbing is the lack of concern on
cmu Wherei the ou rg? They mght as
w llh e just sai "Enoug aleady. The gays
lost. Stop talking about it.,,
To yu I re pond: This is a civil rights issue
and we won't top until we see a civil righ s
moeent
moi is the time when all lesbian, gay bi-
sexual, transgender and queer activists should
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and being sleep deprived," he
said. "You do both until one or the
other takes over, hoping it's the
music. That's what
happened for us." "Even
The four mem- f~about
bers who formed they
Badfish Hanks, w hi o
Downes, Ben
Schomp and Scott thing everyone
Begin now tour Joel Hank
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two different


Begin, the drummer for
Scotty Don't, described the
band's upcoming performance in
Gainesville.
when they sing "We try to
pressing shit, put on a show
o it in a happy that .people will
Is have some-re mbr a
can elat t, lot of energy on-
canrelte hostage," he said.
~"We'll play a lot
t of Sublime songs
that people know,


leased an EP in 2007 and plans to
release an album in a few months
called "Songs from the Back
Porch" with the help of Paul Leary,
who also produced Sublime's self-
titled album.
"If people know some hits by
Sublime and like what they hear,
they should definitely look closer
into their music," Downes said.
The Venue is located at 233
West University Ave. Tickets to the
show can be purchased online for
$13 or at the door for $15. Doors
open at 8 p.m. and the show starts
at 8:30 p.m.


The legendary reggae-punk
band Sublime may have collapsed
in 1996, but their legacy is far from
dead.
Scotty Don't, a rock band from
Providence, Rhode Island, will per-
form a tribute show in Gainesville
dedicated to their Sublime he-
roes. "Badfish Sublime Tribute
in Gainesville", will take place
Monday at the Venue.
"The message of Sublime is to
have fun while you're alive," said
Joel Hanks, the bass player ~for


Scotty Don't. "Even when they
sing about depressing shit, they do
it in a happy way. Their songs have
something everyone can relate to."
They formed a band seven
years' ago under the name Badfish,
after a song from Sublime's first
album, Hanks said.
Pat Downes, guitarist and
singer for Scotty Don't, said times
were tough before Badfish became
successful.
"You try to split working a day
job with playing shows at night


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names. Scotty Don't plays original a lot they don't knoiv, as well as
songs while Badfish continues to some of the Scotty Don't songs."
cover Sublime songs. Scotty Don't has already re-


all started with--what else
- a Craigslist ad seeking f~It's a
"a Palin look-alike to sta pr
in a pornographic film for a
major adult studio in L.A." as an art forn
The job, the ad said, would right. After all,
pay $3,000 and wouldn't guarantees fr
require anal. Anal, it seems, speech,
might have been crossing
the line of decency.
In one webisode, Joe Six-Pack, a repair-
man, comes to fix Palin's basement tanning
bed. Todd is out of town, and Trig is asleep
upstairs. Before you know it, Palin is bent
over, screaming, "Pound me until my head
is so empty that I can't even remember the
name of the one Supreme Court case I actu-
ally know!"
:Future webisodes will include an Obama
look*-alike and a threesome with Hillary
Clinton and Condoleezza Rice stand-ins.
It's a stretch, but porn can be viewed as
an art form in its own right. After all, our
country guarantees free speech. As with
an! other form of entertainment, porn can

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America has voted. These long months
of political tumult and unpassioned debate
()have finely culminated into a moment
of truth, reaching a climax of presidential
proportions.
We the people of the United States
of America have spoken, and we
want to know: Who's nailin' Palin!
SShe winked, she charmed, she hunted
moose. She aroused the public interest in
more ways than one. Her updo inspired a
nation; her qualifications divided a party.
Sarah Palin has now inspired a sex tape,
"Who's Nailin' Paylin," starring porn star
Lisa Ann, who, in Palin's signature specs,
looks a little like the vice presidential hope-
ful.
In the age of celebnty edubitionism,
w~e must have known th~is was~ ionung
WVho better to supply a Sarah Palin sex
tape than Larry Flynt' Th~e Hus~tlerC Web
site is mstaUlng the porom U webrtlsodeS.
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make a political statement. t tmnt
stretch, but might even be considered by
an be viewed some as a refreshing venue
that serves as a contrast to
m initsown the stiflingly proper natune
our country of politics.
ree ~fTime and time againthis
column has been accused of
objectifyingg women and
their bodies." My playful attitude regarding
fag hags, cock-mongering Disney princess-
es and plaid-covered bulges managed to of-
fend a few people no surprise there. What
came as a surprise was that after I finished
watching "Who's Nailin' Paylin," some-
time after the initial giggles, deep down in-
side my cold little misogynistic heart, I felt a
twinge. Could I have been...offended?
First Hillary Clinton was bemoaned for
her robotic ways and overall lack of sexual-
ity. Then Palin was labeled a hockey MILF
and accused of using her sexuality to fur-
ther McCain's campftign. Who cares about
women's qualifications when we can put
them on a sexy spectrum? Palin, bless her


heart, might be under-qualified, but why
fault the woman for being a looker? I sup-
pose it's easy to make a powerful woman
nonthreatening by showing her getting
railed by Russians/Obama/Condoleezza
and Hillary. But perhaps Caribou Barbie
was never viewed as threatening to begin
with.
On www.zazzle.com you can buy shirts,
aprons and beer mugs emblazoned with
"I'm the guy Sarah Palin blew to get the
nomination" or "Nailin' Palin: Maverick-
style." There's even a Sarah Palin sex doll.
Stripper coiltests for Palin look-alikes have
popped up across the U.S. And now there's
a porno.
Palin's sexuality, it turns out, was both a
blessing and a curse on several levels. Her
real mistake, and unfortunately one that
was out of her control, was becoming a pop
icon. But here in the U.S. of A., everyone is
fair game to be questioned, satirized and,
yeah, sometimes blatantly insulted. But
that's what makes our country so great.
Deal with it.


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band played gigs around town.
"I really didn't like singing in pub-
lic," Greene said. "When we found
Danielle, it made sense."
This past summer, Decosmo was
thrown on stage and sang with the
band while The Company was play-
ing at Reggae Tuesdays at Sidebar.
"More than anything, we had to
coerce and talk her into being our
singer," Greene said.
will have a Bos Lady and the
, and we'll all Company have been
~ncing. We're playing together
.own ways since June, and they
play." play everywhere
mo kom house parties
no and fraternity gigs
Id the ffto Market Street, and
Common Groundhs.
A Boss Lady show combines origi-
nalmaterial and covers, and the band
prides itself on tight play.
"We're all into it when we're out
there," Decosmo said. "Steve will
have a cigarette, and we'll all just be
dancing. We're all into it in our own
ways when we play."
On Friday, Boss Lady and the
Company will play at Thai Fusion
downtown. The show will mark the
beginning of Boss Lady playing the
venue every Friday night.
"It's outside, and the sound pours
out onto the street," Greene said. "It
gives people a chance to hear us and
then come check it out."


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sound-proof, back bedroom, Boss
Lady and the Company ripped off a
few of their original tracks Thursday
night. Instead of going down the
line and awkwardly hammering out
boring, cookie-cutter interview ques-
tions, the band decided to start things
off with a little glimpse of their live
sound.
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ments, recording Stciaev
equipment andciae
drums cluttered just be (
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of Hendrix and we
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jammed in their Cmay
little sound cave.
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Greene's driving bass lines, Steven
Unrue's rangy lead guitar and Matt
Lazar's tight drums, the band prob-
ably falls somewhere between jazz
and funk with a smattering of what
they call, "accidental reggae."
The band's first incarnation played
its inaugural show last Halloween.
Greene and Unrue grew up ph~iving
together, and with the addition of
Lazar on the drums they became The
Company (the Boss Lady would be
picked up later). With Greene cau-
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Earlier this year, Rehab's
"Bartender Song (Sittin' At a Bar)"
made the leap from jukebox phe-
nomenon to Hot 100 entry. Now
Danny Boone, mastermind of the
honky hip-hoppers, finds himself on
the cusp of fame. On Nov. 8, Rehab
will play alongside bands such as
Hinder and Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
at~ the Planetfest, a music festival in
Jacksonville. Has life changed? How
could it not? Says Boone, "We've got
more beer than we've ever had in ow

AVE: Do you find
that crowds in the
South respond bet-
ter to your music?
DB: No, we get
a good response all
the way to Seattle,
L.A... The kids in soe
Seattle want to iP
each other's heads off because they
aren't just there to hear "Sittin' at a
Bar." They know all the harder stuff
too. I think that in the South, some-
times it can be somewhat dangerous
because you'll have a mixture of the
people who came to hear our harder
stuff with the people who came to
hear "Sittin' at a Bar." And they think
it's going to be "Sittin' at a Bar" all
night long. Since we play that last,
people are like "Hey, hold on!"
AVE: You have unique sound. Who
were you listening to growing up?
DB: KRS-One. Beastie B8oys, of
course. LL, EPMD, Poor Righteous
Teachers, Audio Two... But even
after that, you know, a lot of the guys


that are out now Busta. He was
hot. He is hot. Well [laughing], he's
not hot sexually. Never mind. Next
question!
AVE: Who are your favorite current
artists?
DB: Jay-Z,T.I. Andre 3000 is about
one of the sickest MCs I've ever heard
in my life. Lil Wayne's hot. He's on
some lizard shit. He's like slithering
through some dewy grass. When he
rhymes, hejust sounds like that.

with te most ta o ve 't ye
been able to?
DB: You know what I'd really like
to do? Do a whole hip-hop record
- just a straight-up hip-hop record
- but I'd like to do all the beats for
Kid Rock. That would be hot! I met
him and we hung out and partied,
but l wouldn't say we kn~ew eadvo;7th-
er because we were...I was drunk. So
y know, if you only know a person
Mhie they're drunk, you don't kn~ow
them too well.
AVE: What do you think the big-
gest difference between your next
album and "Graffitii the World" is go-
ingto ber
DB: As of now, we did two songs
- laid down two hooks, and they're
really...One's almost like love song.
Itllbe a first. [laughter] And the other
one's a pretty stupid approach, but
it's dope. You know we always leave
it kind of quirky. Everybody says,
"Keep it real." We just keep it quirky.
Planetfest will be at Metropolitan
Park in Jacksonville, and tickets are
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4 Roommates 9 Bicycles 14 Help Wanted 19 Connections 24 Pets
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1.-5K to Ul" Ava lable slanuary
pets, no smoking. Contact 352-870-7256 or
gyll32601@gmall.com 12-10-08-41-2

1 BR/1 BA Close to UF
$450/mo Pets ok.
352-332-8481 or 352-359-1644 11-26-08-
30-2

****1BR/1 BA GREAT LOCATION**
1bik to UF/Shands Avail Nowl Energy ef-
ficient, some utils. Very spacious, carpet,
decal park Prefer grad student/mature. $600.
post]@bellsouth.net 352-376-0080 284-3873
11-14-08-20-2

1/1, Ridgeview, free water, next to park, on
the bus line, cent H/A, courtyard, 2 miles
tpooUF to venient to s opping no smoking
7-08-15-2

Duckpond
2 bd 1.5 ba 1200 sq ft townhouse in heart of
historic neighborhood.w/d Blocks to down-
town shops & restaurants. 508 & 528 NE 4th
A ave avail Dec or Jan $795/mo 379-49.52
11-17-08-20-2


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The Boardwalk-
Leasing for Now & Spring~ll
2BR-$759/mo 3BR-$9591mo -
NO MOVE-IN FEESI Great Bus Route
Call or Stop by Todaylll 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

***PARKINGeeg
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Reserve nowl Reasonable rates. 352-538-
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YOur Mom
wants you to live here
1, 2, or 3 BR
*Great Deals*
Pet friendly, Gated
(352)372-0400
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Hate your roommates?
Luxury 1/1 @$699
No Deposit Move in TODAY! .
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12-10-74-2

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1's from $539 2's from $375/person
Close to UF, Shands, Butler Plaza

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Huge 4BR TH WID inc. G

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3/3's @ $429
4/4's @ $399
Move in for ONLY $99
Get a FREE Laptop or Nintendo Wii
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Great LOW RatesI
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No move-in fees*Full WID!
We love pets* Free Tanning!
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ACROSS FROM UF!
No Move-in Fees! FREE rent!
Studios $444, includes electric!
Pets loved. Wood floors available
372-7111 Collegemanor org
12-10-08-74-2


FREE MONTHS
Country Gardens 2/2 $879
373-4500 11-18-08-20-2

Students one month free rent.University
terrace west. 4BR/4BA Condo. all 4 Rooms
Avial.On bus rt. $399./MolRoom $300.
deposit.Furnished $425.Call Obie 352-215-
4284 spratrat@aol.com 1.5 mile to UF. 11-
10-08-15-2

SPECIAL- $1 00 off first month rent>640 SW
31st Pl Unit B. 2 BR/1 1/2 Ba 2 story apart-
ment. Private fenced backyard. WID hookup.
Nea UFl8 ans and onhbus route. 622-2782


1st MONTH FREElo CASABLANCA WEST

w/d hookups, pool, ceramic tile, $815/rent
2735 SW 35th Place #904
carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.comr 11-7-
08-9-2


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ENJOY YOUR OWN BATH!
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9 Bs sat in from $599
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Large 3BD/2BA home, wwvd
Lawn service, screens porch
2041 NW 7th Place $1400/mo
Union Properties 352.373,7578
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CASABLANCA EAST
2BD/1.5 BA $ 725/mo
Pets OK w/fee
Union Properties 352.373.7578
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GO GATORS!
Enjoy ample parking onsite

2R1 5B Aml4u3 NW 3Av s$975/mo
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***4BR/2BA HISTORIC HOUSE***
10 blocks to UF. Near downtown. High ceil-
ing, wood floor, cent A/C, WID, tons of char-
acter. Avail Now 237 SW 4th Ave. $980/mo
352-214-9270 12-10-08-74-2

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/1BA $995/mo WID incl.
Near Norman & Sorority Row
Union Properties 352-373-7578
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HUGE 2 BR 1 BA
APT FOR RENT
Bike or walk oUk pe P chol & VA Hospital

3$645 mo5 Move in o ay
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Equal Housing Oppty.
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Roommate needed for Spring, 2/1 Piccadilly
on SW 34th near Sweetbay. $408/MO.
Contact Travis 386.717.3419. 11-19-10-4


Roommate needed for 3/2 house with
big backyard. Must love animals. $400
monthly & split utilities (internet, cable, &
electricity) 6-9mth lease. (407) 488-7299
Tigercassi@gmail.com 11-14-08-5-4



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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. 12-10-
74-5


BIKE TO UFlWALK TO DOWNTOWN
Large 5 BR house in historic Duckpond,
wood floors, w/d hookups, $1 895/rent
406 NE 7th Street
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9625
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 11-7-


MARCHWOODI 1st MONTH FREEl
2 BR 2BA townhouse,
New flooring & paint, w/d hookups,
Vaulted ceilings, pool, $695/rent
4385 SW 20th Lane
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.2grlingtonRealEstate.com 11-7-

WALK TO UFI 3 BR 2 BA, new flooring
Before move-in! vaulted ceilings, garage,
Washer/dryer, $1400/rent, 2624 NW 4th Ave
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 11-7-
08-9-2

CLOSE TO OAKS MALL1 3 BR 2 BA,
New ceramic tile & paint, carport, w/d
Hkups, $925/rent, 1410 NW 55th Terr
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 11-7-
08-9-2

BRIGHTON PARKI 2 BR 2.5 BAtownhouse,
Separate dining, high ceilings, Jacuzzi tub,
pool, $795/rent, 4415 SW 34th St #609
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 11-7-
08-9-2

HISTORIC DOWNTOWN lst Month FREE!
3 BR 2 BA Dupiex, wood floors, lawn/water
included, Washer/dryer,
$1025/rent, 220 SE 8th St #2
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 11-7-
08-9-2

1st MONTH FREEl 3 BR 2 BA,
Living & family room, 2 bonus rooms,
w/d hkups, fireplace,
$895/rent, 3305 NW 46th Pl
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.Tu rlingtonRealEstate.com 11-7-
08-9-2

READY FOR MOVE-INI 2 BR 1 BA, new
flooring/paint w/d hkups, CHIAC, courtyard,
$575/rent, 535-A NW 26th Avenue
Carl Turiington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 11-7-


PET'S PARADISE
$375 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR,
privacy fenced. SW 352-331-2099 11-12-
08-10-2

SERENOLA PINES APTS
Off SW 34th St near post office
1BR $515, 2BR $595
Calif~or daily specials
352-335-0420 11-12-08-10-2

WOODLAND TERRACE APTS
Off SW 34th St near post office.
2BR $555
Call for daily specials
352-335-0420 11-12-08-10-2

1BR 1 BLOCK to UF

$70m.GooweA naeReel EDat 378-1387
12-10-018-26-2

2007 2BR/2BA luxury condo, pool
view, top story, fitness center
washer+dryer, granite counters,
screened lanai, on Tower Rd bus
route, $875/mo, (352) 262-2871 11-14-
08-10-2

NW 39th Ave Fancy ig 3/2 w/loft. Open,
bright, laminated wd looking fir $750-775.
Xtra Ig loft, ceramic tile flr $900. Nice 2/2 gat-
ed patio, trees $600-640. Laminated fir $675
Good area, 373-8310, 219-3937 11-10-8-2

Walking Distance to UF Law School!!
419 NW 25th Street. Clean, beautiful new-
er home 3 bdl~ba wld included! $1650/mo.
Avail. end of Dec.learly Jan. Call Anne @
810-610-0110 for more info. 12-10-26-2




11-14-08-10-2


For rent Summit House 1 BR, 574 sq feet
Across the street from Shands and VA
$600 per mo, $250 security 352-672-1482
11-19-08-14-2

MONTICELLO CONDO 2BR/2BA
1 car garage, pool & tennis court privileges.
Across from GHFC. No pets. $1000/mo. Call
331-6872 11-19-08-10-2

AVAILABLE NOW
2BR duplex behind Norman Hall. Free park.
ing. $625/mo 1119 SW 7th Ave. Call 372-
4903 11-12-08-5-2

2 bed/2bath apartment in Capstone Quarters
on Archer Rd near SW 34th ST. New paint
and carpet. Washer and dryer included! Pool,
plenty of parking, close to everything! $800
(352)672-0917 11-19-08-10-2

LARGE ROOM
Mexican tile floors, private bath, private entry.
Incl utiis & cable. $550/mo. 1st month + sec.
352-375-6063, cell 352-256-0999 11-12-
08-5-2

POOL HOUSE AVAIL NOWI -
Bike to UF 4BR/3BA, over 2000 sf, nice area
1 mi to UF. 2816 W Univ Ave. $1500/mo 1st,
Iast mo & 1 mo SD 376-6183, 352-327-2931
11-26-08-15-2

We have REAL 1/1s for Jan '09!
3 blocks to UF GATORNEST
300 NW 18 St, Large 575 sq ft only $585!
4 blocks to UF GATORSIDE
1600 NW 4th Ave, Cute 400 sq ft only $430)
Bike to UF CENTERPOINT
1220 NW 12 St, 530 sq ft big, only $475!
No Application Fee, Most Pets OK. For Info
cal E FN. Pro erti ,N (3502) 371)-3636 or

11-14-08-6-2


SCOttage Grove a
Have your own house and live in G'ville
largest floor plans. All the great amenities.
Pet Friendly 2,3 & 4br units avail.
NO-MOVE-IN FEES FOR A LIMITED TIME
Move-In today 352-373-7959
www.cottagegroveatgainesville.com
11-10-08-3-2

For rent by owner:4/2/2 at Lexington Farm
in Haile Plantation.ready to move in.$1200 a
month.Option to buy is considered-
Please call Helena at 772 285-0708 11-
21-10-2

HISTORIC HOME 4BR/2BA near UF. 1105
NW 14th Ave. Over 2000 sqare feet, central
heat & air. Pets ok; Call today, Fred 352-375-
2900. www.AndreeRealty.com $1200/mo.
12-10-08-22-2

HOME FOR RENT 3BR/2BA, 1 car garage,
screened porch, fenced yard, new carpet
& paint. $995/mo. Call Fred 352-375-2900.
www.AridreeRealty.com 12-'10-08-22-2

$500 2 BD Apartments
Historical Downtown, WID hookups,
!!zrches ,tike uF e01 is. rseaecal
rentalworkshop.com 505-9264, 870-0904


2BR/1BA HOUSE
Close to UF Available now. Wood floor, cent
H/AC, Great area! W/D hook-up. $700/mo +
sec dep. Call 352-318-8822 11-10-08-3-2


:2 Blocks To UF::-
Room in 4br condo incl utils, internet,
cable TV, po91. Very Nice $425 283-8777
www.Gainesville-Rooms-4-Rent.com 1-6-
08-614

W~alk/bike to VA, Shands, Vet School & UF.
Summit House on SW, 16th Ave. Share 2/1,
400/month + 1/2 low utilities & $220 dep.
Ren vated, clean & nice. Call 352-843-0220-


$550/mo, utilities inc. 4/4 house, pet friendly.
Male pr efered 5rmni from camr us next to


Near everything! Drink/dine downtown! Walk
to campus! Room in a Spacious remodeled
2 level modern house.$550/All inclusive. Yes
everything.email wjreganOO@yahoo.com for
pics/more info. 11-21-14-4

Female needed for a 1/1 in a 2/2 at Cabana
Beach apts, runs to Jul 31 $525/mo. NO
SEC DEP. Includes furn, elec, hgh spd intnet,
was/dryer, cable. Must have Guarantor. Call
352-281-2055. 11-21-08-15-4

Female roommate needed in condo
1 mile from UF, $450/MO includes
cable, internet, utilities, pool
+ more, renovated, furnished
and on bus route, 352 262-2871 11-14-
08-10-4

Roommate wanted in nice 4BR/3BA house
on 16th Ave between SFC & UF. On bus rte.
DW, WID, new stove & AC unit. Cox cable &
network internet. No cats or dogs. $375/mo.
All utils incl. 328-4995 11-7-5-4


Summer Place Villas, 1 BR/1 BA
sublease at $600/mo. Fully-furnished and
includes water. Available NOW until July.
Email: swatts@ufl.edu
11-12-20-3

oxford manor 2/2 sublet. 1 month
free w/ lease. gated entry, w/d

lrg iym e2c ios sda na $9 6mo
lease exp. 7/30/09 #863-381-7182 12-10-
30-3

Arbor Lofts Sublease. Available Jan 09- July
09. 1 BR/1Bath loft style apartment at $789/
month. Very close to campus at NW 3rd
Place. contact Kristine schiavonek@ufl.edu
or 386-214-9910
11-12-08-7-3

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 $500/
mo +utils) 440-864-0982 11-10-5-3

$495/month for a female roommate in a 2/2
fully furnished apartment for spring semester
including alithe utilities! Located on 62nd Blvd
and bus route 20. email casde06@ufl.edu for
more information. 11-6-2-3

460+share of utilities: Master bedroom with
private entrance in 4/2 house from Januar
to August, with option to renew. 1 mile from
UF Campus, large backyard and bicycle or
storage room, clean and quiet roommates.
Furniture available if interested. Call Phil at
770-833-0814 11-19-10-3

ARBOR LOFTS. Available NOW thru July
'09. 1br/1bath & large kitchen and living
room. Only 3 blocks from UF by the football
stadium!! No deposit. $739/month. Call, text,
or email: (239)249-0216 or eweyl@ufl.edu
11-17-08-7-3

Windsor Hall Luxury Dorm, walk to class!
Furnished, kitchen, utilities,internet. First
floor, quiet and easy access front and
side entrance. Window overlooks nature
area. 1/2 large double, male. Available
Decernbec'08.$489/mo 1hl!104923-7431or

1 BR / 1 BA apartment sublease from
January to August. Fully furnished
apt. @ The Estates includes internet,
cable & alarm at almost 600 sq. ft.
Contact (813) 679-4946. 12-10-08-22-3


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SCOOTER SERVICE
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service rates
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Pick-ups ava~l $9.99 oilchanges!! 336-1271
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SWAMP CYCLES
New location Closest to campus.
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*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
OOver 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 12-10-08-74-12

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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
2Bedl3 Full Baths + Office. Granite
Counters, 2 Direct Bus Stops to UF. Matt
Price, Campus Realty 352-281-3551
12-10-16-5

CONDOS AT UF
www.CONDOSatUF.com
Matt & Tiffany Thomas, Bosshardt Realty
(352) 494-0194 or (352) 316-5556 2-17-
60-5



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 wlwarranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 12-10-08-74-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400
Brand new still packaged wlwarranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-372-
7490 12-10-08-74-6


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



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For any cars or trucks. Running or not. Clean
or wrecked. Segovia 352-284-8619 12-10-
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NEED A TIRE? Most brands, any size.
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m8 UF football coach Urban Meyer was named one
of 15 semifinalists for the Bryant College Football
Coach of the Year award. Alabama coach Nick
Saban is the only other Sout~heastern Conference
coach in the running-


By MIKE DiFERDINANDO
Alligator Staff Writer
mdiferdinando@alligator.org

UF coach Billy Donovan announced Wednesday
that sophomore point guard Jai Lucas will be trans-
ferring from the program.
Donovan and Lucas met to discuss his transfer
around 1 p.m. Wednesday. At the time of the meet-
ing, the rest of the team had not been informed of
Lucas' decision.
'7 feel bad because Jai's a great kid," Donovan
said. "Any time a player leaveA your program,
you'r al ays disappointed "
able for comment on Wednesday.
Senior Walter Hodge, who
Men'S scored 12 points off the bench in
Basketball theGators' first exhibition against
Warner on Monday, will replace
Lucas in the starting lineup to-
night when UF takes on Rollins College at 7 in the
O'Connell Center.`
Donovan said Lucas did not feel comfortable
at UF, and his departure is not an issue of playing,

"Part of it was being far away from home and
not feeling like it was the best fit for him," Donovan
said. "That's the way he put it."
According to Donovan, Lucas wrestled with the
idea of splitting time with reigning Southeastern
Conference Freshman of the Year Nick Calathes at
the point, and Lucas did not feel comfortable play-
ing so many minutes off the ball.
Lucas is still free to use the basketball faciiis
at UF until he leaves, which Donovan said would
likely be at the end of the semester.
"We haven't talked about schools or anything
like that yet," Donovan said. "He's going to look at
his options, and we.are going to try and help him
pursue whatever opportunities he may have going
forward."
Donovan said he was surprised by the news, but
SEE BASKETBALL, PAGE 19


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an overstatement.
To say it won't
affect aCalathes

player, would be
an understate-


Brian Steele


Steele-ing Bases ment.
bsteele@alligator.org UF's offense
-- even more so
than before now lies in Calathes'
hands.
Putting Walter Hodge at point
guard is like Percy Harvin taking
snaps out of the shotgun. Hodge, like
Harvin, still has significant value.
He'll spot up for that 3-pointer, art$
he'll even help out on the occasional
press on both sides of the ball.
Just keep in mind that when Harvin
is under center, he's running the ball.
And when Hodge starts at point
guard, he's not going to be running the
offense. It's predictable.
Calathes was still the primary cata-
lyt f:2 F' offne no mater wh
Now those wings have been clipped.
The Lucas-and-Calathes combina-
tion gave fans something to be excited
for, something to hope for.
The duo was being talked
about as one of the top 15-20 back-
court combinations in the nation.
Now it's up to Calathes to be one of the

tt op e90 plaar on dhe nna kon s

have a choice. With Lucas around,
some of the blame comes off Calathes

SEE BRIAN, PAGE 20


.-a...so uammono / anagarer mran
Former UF point guard Jai Lucas loses the ball during the Gators' 108-49
exhibition win against Warner in the O'Connell Center on Monday night.


By EVAN DREXLER
Alligator Staff Writer
edrexler@alligator.org

UF backup quarterback Cameron
Newton is in a neck brace after his car was
rear-ended by a truck on Tuesday, coach
Urban Meyer said.



"He'll be fine," Meyer said. "He's deal-
ing with sonie headaches involved with it
too, now." '
Newton will be traveling with the team
to Nashville, Tenn., this weekend but is not
expected to play.


Newton has seen action in just one
game this season, throwing two passes and
completing one for 14 yards and rushing
five times for 10 yards against Hawai.
RUNNING BACKS HEALTHY: After injuries
have nagged him all
season, sophomore
transfer running back



"Moody's looked
4 great," Meyer said.
Newton Meyer did not know
how many touches
Moody will receive against Vanderbilt, but
Meyer was pleased to have all of his run-


ning backs healthy-
I'Ws just refreshing," he said. "You're
at a point about three weeks ago you're
down Kestahn Moore with a hamstring,
Chris Rainey was dealing with a little bit of
a nagging injury he's had, but he's fine, and.
(Jeff) Demps, he was it. And Moody had
a sprained ankle. Now I think we've got
60 emfl o meleme ne.. We h ve fl

against Georgia with 71, but he did not see
the field until late.
ETC: Meyer did not want to comment on
offensive lineman Ron Wilson's status with
the team, only saying he had not talked to
Wilson in a while.


NHL
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Today's question: Are you upset to see Jai Lucas
transfer from UF?

Wednesday's question: Who did most of the UF
football team vote for as president?
(see right for results)


Percent (votes)
Obama 85% (73)
McCain 15% (30)
103 TOTA~LVOTES


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ALLIGATOR
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Lucas decides to transfer from UF


Calathes has


tO ca rr load

le ft by tra nsfe r


ou better hope Nick Calathes re-
You better hope he can scole
more and make even more plays than
he would've before.
You better hope he'll be able to find
teammates with his eyes closed.
This is all because Calathes' job just
got a whole lot harder.
To say losing Jai Lucas destroys
UF's chance for a successful rebound
. season would be


IUF IFOOTZBALL .

Newton in neck brace after car accident








18, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2008

SEC FOOTBALL


Vandy needs best game vs. UF


August.
While she originally was the
only UF player unable to com-
pete, it seems fitting Boonstra
has not been infected by the
illness.
Ever since she got word
she was eligible to play last
December, she has seemed un-
touchable.

"She did a great job this
summer when she waS
home practicing. When
she got back here, she
had made big strides."
Roland Thornqvist
UF women's tennis coach


Once the spring began,
Boonstra played the No. 5
position and overmatched her
opponents, compiling a 15-3
record.
In doubles play, she teamed
with then-sophomore Megan
Alexander to form a dominant
duo.
Alexander and Boonstra
made their presence felt early
by downing then-No. 5 Melissa
Mang and Amanda Granson of
Duke 8-5 on Feb. 15 and ending
the 2007 season in the nation's
top 25.
While her first year with the
Gators opened some eyes in the


per game) and points allowed (11.6), and they are
the only team in the league to score more than
300 points this season.
Johnson said UF;'s recent blowouts it has
won jts last three games by an average of 42.3
points doesn't make life easy.
The Gators won 49-22 in Gainesville last sea-
son.
"You don't want to be on the bad end of (a
blowout) like we were last year
against them," Johnson said.
"It motivates your guys to
get out and learn the game
plan."
One of the keys to
Saturday's game will be the
play of Vanderbilt quarterback
Johnson Mackenzi Adams.
The junior came off the bench to lead a fourth-
quarter comeback against Auburn and has start-
ed the last two games.
Adams is completing only 51 percent of his
passes this season but poses a dual threat with
his running ability. He has 137 yards on the
ground this year.
"You could tell that he's a good emotional
quarterback who plays with passion," UF line-
backer Ryan Stamper said. "They were fired up
when he came in (against Auburn)."
Johnson said the key will be not giving up big
plays early.
"You do all you can to stay close and have
a chance to win in the fourth quarter he said.
"That's how every game for us has played out
(this season). ... I hope it can be close in the
fourth quarter."


By PHIL KEGLER
Alligator Staff Writer
pkegler@alligator.org

With No. 4 UF coming to Nashville on
Saturday, Vanderbilt will take any help it can
get.
Most betting services have the Gators as 24-
point favorites, but Commodores coach Bobby
Johnson had a different idea of how to level the
playing field.
"If they want to play with 10, we'11 allow them
to do it. We'll take any advantage we can get,"
he jokingly said earlier this week. "We'll try to
sneak 13 in there and have an odd number so the
officials won't see it."
Johnson's sentiment may be surprising, con-
sidering a win Saturday would bump Vanderbilt
into a tie atop the Southeastern Conference East.
The Commodores (5-3, 3-2 SEC) opened the
season with five straight wins, earning national
praise as they became~ the darlings of college
football fans across the nation.
Vanderbilt is the SEC's only private school
and has the league's smallest enrollment at 6,402
students, compared to UF's 51,520 students-
But a recent three-game slide has kept the
Commodores one win away from becoming
bowl eligible for the first time since 1982.
"Hopefully, we can play as well as we possi-
bly can play," Johnson said Wednesday, "because
I think that's what it's going to take to win."
Now, Vanderbilt comes off a bye week to face
a UF team that has played some of its most com-
plete games the past few weeks. The Gators (7-1,
5-1 SEC) lead the league in scoring offense (42.9


Vanderbilt quarterback Mackenzi Adams has started the last two games

i afe~adng acomback win against Auburn on Oct. 4.

Boonstra finds success a


college tennis world, coaches
Roland Thornqvist and Dave
Balogh saw ways to improve
their internationally tested
newcomer.
The UF staff began to
strengthen Boonstra's back-
hand, and she worked on .it
while in the Netherlands after
the spring season.
"She did a great job this
summer when she was home
practicing," Thornqvist said.
"When she got back here, she
had made big strides."
The European Gator has
used those strides en route to
an eventful fall.
Her play in singles matches
has stood out, and she owns an
8-3 record, including four wins
against top-100 players.
Prior to today's National
Indoors, Boonstra's biggest
tournament was the ITA All-
American.
Although she failed to
reach the main draw at the
All-American, she played 6 1/2
hours of matches on Sept. 30
and won two matches.
One of those victories
came against No. 38 Gabriela
Niculescu of Southern Cal.
Having played many match-
es this fall, Boonstra has felt
fatigued at times.
Never has exhaustion been
so rewarding-


SI SH IS THE ONLY GATOR
TO QUALIFY FOR THE ITA
NATIONAL INDOORS.

By TYLER JETT
Alligator Contributing Writer

She arrived on a new cam-
.pus, in a new country, sur-
rounded by strangers and not
allowed to play the sport she
has played since her early
teens.
Last fall was rough for
Marrit Boonstra.
She came to Gainesville by
way of the Netherlands, where
she trained at the Dutch Tennis
Federation for five years and
was nationally ranked in the
under-18 circuit.
Yet she was restricted to
merely practicing with the
Gators last year after the
NCAA ruled her academically
ineligible until the spring.
In an ironic twist, No. 67
Boonstra is the only Gator com.
petingtoday at the ITA National
Indoor Championships the
second ITA Grand Slam event of
the season in Charlottesville,
Va.
Meanwhile, the rest of UF's
team did not qualify for the
National Indoors and are deal-
ing ag-ih a cold-like sickness
that has affected the team since


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doing to overtime never crossed
Becky Burleigh's mind.
Even when there were two min-
utes' left and the game was tied at
1, the UF coach had no thoughts of
extra minutes.
She must have known some-


thing everyone else didn't. With
just more than a minute to play
in regulation, junior Ashlee Elliott
found a rebound in the box and put
it in the back of the net to give No.
7 UF a 2-1 victory against Alabama
- a very different outcome from
their first meeting, which ended 6-
1. The win allows UF to advance to
the next round of the Southeastern
Conference Tournament.
"We were ready to cross that
bridge if we came to it, but we felt
we were getting chances," Burleigh
said. "Had it gone to overtime, we


wouldn't have panicked. But to fin-
ishit in regulation was great."
Even while the Gators were
down a goalin the second half, pan-
icking was never
anjissue.
It was the sixth
time this season
Soccer they weeforced to
win in come-fromn-
behind fashion.
"(Having that experience) makes
it a lot easier at halftime when you
are saying, 'Hey, we've been here
before, we're going to be fine,'"


Burleigh said. "Th~at's a feeling our
(eamb as."
Burleigh said the biggest prob-
lem in the first half was her team not
making the most of its chances.
Even with most of the Crimson
'lide falling back to -prevent the
equalizer in the second period, the
Gators still manufactured opportu-
nities.
First-Team All-SEC member
Megan Kerns was finally able to
take advantage of one of the scor-
ing chances and tie the game at 1
off a cross from Nicky Kit ini the 67th


minute.
"We felt like (a goal) was comic
ing, -whereas some- teams nught
just go, 'Oh, it's just not our rught, "
Burleigh said.
Scoring the second goal~iiefore
regulation ~ended was vital to al-
lowing the Gators to be ready for
their next match against Georgiai
on Friday.
"We needed to get that laist
goal so we didn't have to go into
overtime," Elliott said. "I feel like
overtime in this tournament ba big
factor on everyone's bodies."


Donovan ag-reed to release Lucas after
speaking to him and his mother.
"l hate to see him go, but I want to see him
happy," Donovan said. "There~'s no reason
to go through your career and say, 'HIey, I'm
unhappy every day coming to practice.' That's
no way to live."
The Bellaire, Texas, native is a former
McDonald's All-American and averaged 8.5
points per game for the Gators as a freshman
last year, starting all 36 games.
Lucas' transfer means freshman point


guard Erving Walker will likely become a
major contributor in the
backcourt this season.
Walker, who scored 13
~~lpoints and dished out six
;.;~1~8[ assists against the Royals
on Tuesday, outplayed
Lucas, who went 1 for 9
from the field in his final
Donovan game for UE
"Erving has proved at
least he can be a formidable backup backcourt


player for us, someone we can hopefully rely.
~ori," Donovan said.
The recovery of Adam Allen has suddenly
become more urgent for the Gators.
SAllen has been sidelined with a strained
MCL in his left kn~ee for the last two weeks
and will be held out of tonight's final exhibi-
tion game.
The 6-foot-8 sophomore averaged points
per game in limited playing time last season.
"We need to get Adam Allen healthy,"
Donovan said.


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understood Lucas' desire to leave if he did not
feel at home in Gaineesville.
"I'm sure it's something that he's been
thinking about for a while Donovan said.
"As a coach, you realize that these guys only
have certain length of time to play in college,
and the last thing that you want is for him to
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who to give the baHl to on offense
and find consistent scoring op-
tions on his bench.
Perhaps Lucas felt Calathes
was cramping his style. Perhaps
he wanted to be the sole play-
maker. Perhaps he didn't realize
they could've complemented
eatch other well.
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complish irery little on your own,
`after all.
Imagine trying to flirt with
that cute brunette without your
best friend distracting her contin-
gent of Express-clad friends.
Odds are you're not going to
be successful.
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dates.
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now more than ever.


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Calathes can't lead a team.
Calathes crumbles under the
pressure of being the go-to guy.
Lucas would have been the 12~
points-per-game and five-assists-
per-game type, of player who
woul csave made Calathes' life
as a playmaker so much easier.
Ask yourself this: Do you re-
ally want Dan Werner driving the
lane to find teammates? Or how
about Chandler Parsons?
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8 and 6-foot-9 playmakers do you
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VOLUME 102 ISSUE the independent florida Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published byCampus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida We Inform. You Decide. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6,2008 Fraternity suspended for 'ongoing hazing' University Police bust into TEP house By DAVID CUMMING Alligator Writer A group of University Police officers entered the Tau Epsilon Phi Fraternity house Monday night to find 36 pledges kneeling shirtless on the floor of the basement. The fraternity known as TEP was placed under interim suspension by the Dean of Students Office after the "ongoing hazing" was discovered, according to the UPD report released Wednesday The following account of events is taken from a UPD report written by detective Jacob Judicial Pruitt. Affairs Pruitt, interim Dean of Students Paige Crandall and other officers arrived at the TEP house at 8: 45 p.m. after being called about possible hazing. In the large basement room, Pruitt identified the TEP pledge class kneeling shirtless on the floor, dressed in black gym shorts and shoes. Six TEP members stood in front of them, sitting in chairs and holding Coors bottles. As Pruitt instructed the pledges to sit down to take the pressure off their knees, one of the members in the front of the room passed out and fell from his chair The student was later taken to the hospital for unknown medical reasons. Pruitt found "baby diapers, diapers with duct tape attached, broken glass bottles, alcohol bottles, trash and a trash can that was half full of water and ice," the report stated. SEE TEP PAGE 5 ELECTIONS 2008 Sen. analyzes election By LAUREN BAKER Alligator Writer Ibaker@alligator.org After Florida's 27 electoral votes went to President-elect Barack Obama, contributing to his road to victory, some may wonder how the peninsula turned so blue. Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson visited UF's Pugh Hall on Wednesday to provide post-election analysis of Tuesday's election and speak on Florida's role in the results. Nelson said Obama's Florida victory was a combination of sweeping strategic counties, extensive ground operations, wise spending and an overlay of TV advertisements. Nelson combed through the counties' individual results, saying he advised Obama to concentrate on the state's Interstate 4 corridor and the northeast triangle created by Jacksonville, -Tallahassee and Gainesville. Obama nailed "a huge swath" of Central Florida, including Orlando and Tampa, which provides 45 percent of Florida's general election turnout, he said. He pointed to the Democratic ticket's strategic surge of speeches across the state, which included a horse pasture in Ocala and a Miami hockey stadium. "What you're seeing is a split along generational lines."Bill Nelson Florida senator A shifting mind-set among voters, such as Cuban Americans in Miami, also helped swing the state in Obama's favor, he said. "What you're seeing is a split along generational lines," Nelson said. Nelson also spoke of the decisive gain by Democrats in the U.S. Senate, saying the increased representation would not widen the partisan divide because Americans want party squabSEE SENATOR, PAGE 5 Harrison Diamond / Alligator Staff U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, a Democrat, answers a question during a discussion of Tuesday's election results with members of the media in Pugh Hall on Wednesday afternoon. UF alumnus' grandmother honored in Obama's speech E ANN NIXON COOPER'S GRANDSON GRADUATED UF IN 1986. By KATIE SANDERS Alligator Staff Writer ksanders@alligator.org Ernest Hooper said the fondest part about hearing his 106-year-old grandmother's story immortalized in-Barack Obama's victory speech did not come until morning. About six hours after Obama's midnight address, Hooper, a 44-year-old UF alumnus, woke his three children Wednesday and played the speech for them on a computer. What his two teenage sons and 7-year-old daughter heard was the country's next president spend about two minutes describing how their great-grandmother, Ann Nixon Cooper -who was born when neither blacks nor women could vote -watched her country overcome economic hardship, homeland attacks and civil-rights disputes. "To see the gleam in their eye when they heard President Obama say their great-grandmother's name, you know, it was an awesome moment for me," Hooper said. "I could see that they were inspired." Hooper, a St. Petersburg Times columnist, graduated from UF in 1986 with a public relations degree and also worked for the Alligator. He called his grandHooper mother something of a celebrity in Atlanta. When she cast her vote for Obama about two weeks ago, local media were there, and CNN did a story about how excited she was to get the chance to vote for Obama. Obama called her home after the CNN story aired, but he left a voicemail because she was out with friends, Hooper said. Hooper said the Obama campaign called Cooper on Tuesday and told her to watch the speech because she would be mentioned. Never in his wildest dreams did he expect Obama to build his speech's conclusion SEE OBAMA, PAGE 5 Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers About 10-12 students had to vote using provisional ballots after their registration through a student group proved invalid. See Story, Page 3. FORECAST OPINIONS the AVENUE 2 6 8 CLASSIFIEDS 12 CROSSWORD 14 SPORTS 17 N Sophomore guard Jai Lucas (left) told coach Billy Donovan he had decided to transfer from UF on Wednesday. Lucas' departure will open up playing time for freshmen. See Story, Page 17. Partly cloudy 78/52 visit www.alligator.org 05

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2, ALLIGATOR 1 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6,2008 News Today WHATS HAPPENING Talk: "Judging the Success of Electoral Reform in Italy" Today, 11:45 a.m. Turlington. Hall, Room 3312 Sandwiches, soda and chips provided. Sponsored by the Center for European Studies. Air Force Career Day Today, 2:30 p.m. Reitz Union Colonnade The Air Force ROTC will be holding a career day. There will be officers from various career fields found in the Air Force. Anyone interested is encouraged to stop by. Miami Spice at Museum Nights Today, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Ham Museum of Art The program will focus on the new Promises of Paradise exhibition at the Ham Museum of Art. The exhibition highlights the art, architecture and culture of Miami during the 1950s. The museum is free and open to both students and the general public. Tropical refreshments will be provided. RUB Entertainment Presents: -Summerbirds in the Cellar, Oh Fortuna and Wait Wait Today, 8 p.m. Orange & Brew Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers Free at the Orange & Brew, but donations accepted to help fight cystic fibrosis. 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. Please send announcements a maximum of one week before the event. LOCAL Man arrested after nine burglaries A man was arrested Monday in connection with a string of nine burglaries in the Duck Pond area near downtown Gainesville. Gainesville Police officers responded to a call from the 1100 block of Northeast Fourth Street saying someone was in the house next door, GPD spokeswoman Summer Hallett said. When police arrived, a man who had been in the house took off running and jumped over a concrete wall to be met by police on Northeast Fifth Street, the report stated: Samuel Holmes, 29, told police he was responsible for the nine break-ins, which all took place in a 24-hour period beginning Sunday at 10 a.m., according to GPD reports. Holmes faces charges from all nine burglaries, Hallett said. Police were able to recover some of the stolen property after Holmes told them he sold or traded some of it for crack cocaine, Hallett said. Holmes has one outstanding arrest in Georgia and one in Alachua County, Hallet said. -KATIE EMMETS The Alligator strives to be accurate and clear in its news reports and editorials. If you find an error; please call our newsroom at (352) 376.4458 or send an e-mail to editor@altgator.org, 7---'I d 909CJJU 11f00 JJ eo CAINESVILLE HARVEST OP AYGI F S RH&Ck1 OUT TO OUR RRs 45 TA1EY CREATE Tit IR: kOuPDW VISA LIST! 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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6,2008 K ALLIGATOR, 3 SFC student remembered 0 A MEMORIAL WAS HELD FOR ROBERT MCCOY, 21. By KATIE EMMETS Alligator Writer An SFC student who died following a car accident in Jacksonville early Saturday morning was remembered Wednesday at a memorial service at the First United Methodist Church of Ocala. Robert McCoy, 21, was a liberal arts major from Ocala in his first semester at SFC. McCoy and four other passengers were leaving a Halloween party at 1 a.m. in a 2002 Honda when the car was struck by a car traveling in the wrong direction. Mats Samra, 20, said he was McCoy's roommate their freshman year at the University of North Florida and had known McCoy since they were both 11 years old. "He was always really nice and put everyone before himself," Samra said. Samra had been driving the Honda back to his house in Jacksonville when the accident occurred. The other passengers in the Honda were UF students Hailey Zielinski, 19, and Laura Milton, 20, and SFC student Sabrina Shields, 19. Zielinski and Shields are in Shands at Jacksonville in stable condition, Samra said. Local McCoy's Gainesville' NeWS roommate, UF student Dante Sorrentino, 20, said Shields and McCoy had been dating. "Their one-year anniversary was on Halloween," Sorrentino said. "They loved each other so much and were probably going to get married." The two met when McCoy transferred from UNF to Auburn University for his sophomore year, Sorrentino said. Sorrentino said he thought McCoy transferred to SFC to be closer to his family. "He loved being around his family," he said. "He would come down every weekend to go hunting with his dad, even when he was going to Auburn." LOCAL ELECTIONS Some face voting issues By ANDREA ASUAJE and KATIE GALLAGHER Alligator Writers For some students who registered to vote with a nonpartisan group on campus, the election isn't over. UF's Student Public Interest Research Groups, or PIRGs, is working with elections officials after 10 or 12 students who tried to register with the group's New Voters Project did not show up on county records, Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter said. Some were required to vote using provisional ballots, giving them until 5 p.m. today to dear up any issues. Student PIRGs members don't know what went wrong with the registration forms. "As far as we know, we submitted the forms," said R.J. Raley, Student PIRGs' Florida campus organizer. Sujatha Jahagirdar, program director with Student PIRGs' New Voters Project, said the problem was discovered when some students called to check on their voter status and were informed they were not registered. Once the calls began, she said the group started to contact those students who would potentially have a problem at the polls. "There was a batch that the first calls had come from," she said. "Those students had registered on the third of October." All those who had registered through the organization on Oct. 3 were contacted by phone or e-mail with warnings stating they may have trouble voting, she said. Carpenter Raley said students who had tried to change their addresses with the group were able to do so at the polls, but those who registered for the first time had to vote on provisional ballots. He said 2,500 other students had been successfully registered through the New Voters Project. "The whole purpose of what we do is to make sure students have a voice in politics," he said. bikOS Ond more Who Does REPAIRS, CUSTOM, SERVICE 2133 NW 6tM ST Your Har? Butler Plaza N'wb re 373-6574 335-1232 332 -3937 wwwbjkesalldno ega no g' 'a6= ~KQ0 Sunday -Thursday from 5:00 pm -7:00pm Friday -Saturday from 5:00pm -6:30pm Vegetable Tempura .9.95 Shrimp.11.95 Chicken Tempura.10.95 Scallops.12.95 Chicken Sawamura .10.95 Chicken or Shrimp.11.95 Shrimp Tempura .10.95 Sukiyaki and Chicken.11.95 Combination Tempura .10.95 Sukiyaki Steak .12.95 Sukiyaki and Shrimp.12.95 1624 SW 13th St. Gainesville, FL 352.373.1076 Hk PPODROME "i T HEAT RE Cps r, -. Frfr ri n r, .only $12! MER [[T JAT IOH 1213 NA. 6th Street 352-s72-4s68 www.sixthstreetstaioncorn I keepit OUL Auto AIC Starters Alternators Repair/Service Foreign & Domestic Free Electrical Check with purchase 378-7676 508 8th Ave.

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4, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6,2008 Duke hires UF official to oversee human resources 0 UF SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT FOR ADMINISTRATION WILL START FEB. 1. By KATIE SANDERS Alligator Staff Writer ksanders@alligator.org Kyle Cavanaugh, UF senior vice president for administration, will leave in January to lead human resources at Duke University. Duke officials and UF President Bernie Machen announced the move Wednesday. Cavanaugh, 50, has been at UF since May 2005, when he became the university's first vice president for human resources. He was promoted in 2007 to senior vice president for administration. He will start at Duke on Feb. 1. Machen wrote in a message to deans, directors and department chairs Wednesday that Brian Beach, UF's special assistant to the president, will become the interim senior vice president. Machen wrote that additional budget cuts are anticipated following state revenue shortfalls, and they need to be targeted during the next three months and through the legislative session starting in March. "In these challenging times the continuity in our leadership is critical and by appointing Brian to the interim position, that continuity is guaranteed," he wrote. David Jarmul, associate vice president of Duke's News and Communications, said Cavanaugh interviewed for the position over the past several weeks. Cavanaugh's new position will be entirely focused on human resources instead of finances and other broad areas that he oversees at U, Jarmul said. "We're delighted that he's coming," Jarmul said. He said Cavanaugh's salary is not disclosed because Duke is a private institution. Before Cavanaugh came to UF, he worked as associate vice president for human resource services for five years at the University of Texas at Austin. He previously worked in human resources at Rice University and Vanderbilt University, both private institutions. Cavanaugh said he took the opportunity at Duke, which he called one of the top five institutions in the nation, because of its employment base of about 30,000 people and the autonomy given to those who run its operaS tions. Cavanaugh "The Duke opportunity is probably only one of those opportunities that comes along maybe once in a person's career," he said. The impact of UF's future budget cuts is still uncertain, but Cavanaugh said he said he plans to work with Beach as much as possible up to the day he leaves UF to prepare him for the cuts. "This institution, as grand as it is, is going to be here for some time," Cavanaugh said. Steve Dorman, -dean of the College of Health and Human Performance, said he will miss Cavanaugh for his thoughtfulness and seasoned leadership and advice. "I certainly think our university is better off for having him as a leader," Dorman said. "For me, it's a personal loss because he's a friend of mine." Robert Jerry, dean of the Levin College of Law, agreed. Jerry said he met Cavanaugh for dinner shortly before he decided to come to UF from the University of Texas at Austin in 2005. Cavanuagh improved a lot of UF operations during his four-year UF career, he said. Jerry said he would be concerned about Cavanaugh's decision to leave even if it wasn't made with the prognosis of more budget cuts. "Anytime Kyle leaves, I'll worry about the time he's leaving," Jerry said. mUS1C onowcase Thursday: Country -Chris Young and Caitlin Eadie Friday: Blues -Magic Slim and the Teardrops Saturday: Smooth Jazz -Matt Marshak and Jeff Kashiwa n-m+i mmm a 1e '7 nm 9 PP WW The Alligator wmill mot be publihing Tuesday, November 11 due to theeVteran's Day Holiday. The DEADLINE for Wednesday, November 12 is Friday, November 7 at 4 prn. This paper knows what you did last summer. OLE allig"a"I YOUR NEWSPAPER. printed on recycled newsprint 2720 nVAd 34d."P -(3252) 372-22S7 The Civic Media Center & CHISPAS Present IMMOKALEE, USA Gainesville's Ultimate Sports Bar WEEKEND SPECIAL THIJRS 1/2 Price Pool Open to Close $4 Martinis, $2 Wells, $2.50 Guiness Pints $1 Domestic Drafts, $4 Jager Shot F SA Ladies Night 24-1Wells $2 Domestic Draft During Gator Games NFL Sunday Ticket SUN HOURS: Mon-Thu 3pm-2am Art Fri & Sat Noon-2am -Sunday Noon-1lpm 352.225.3535 -4251 SW 13th St 211ile.,Souit f:iais vvvvvv. artofb i1i a rris. con I This in documents the work life and daily experiences of ininigrant workers in fimokalee. Florida. Q & A with Director Georg Koszulinski and National Farmworker Ministry organizer Lariza Garzon will follow immediately after hlin. CHISPAS is currently recruiting students for an alternative Spring Break trip to Imniokalce. WHEN: Sunday, November 9th @ 7pm WHERE: CMC, 1021 W. University Ave. COST: Donations Appreciated

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 5 Eight TEP pledges said activities were voluntary T EP, from page 1 A few pledge brothers wore wet shoes, and one of them shivered on the floor, saying he was cold, though Pruit wrote the room was warm. His socks were soaked as well as the pair of shoes placed next to him. Sixteen members of the fraternity's pledge class were interviewed at the TEP house, 9 Frat Row, Monday night after the incident. Eight of those interviewed provided pertinent details. Their names are not being published to protect their identities. One interviewee said the pledge brothers were made to sit on their knees for an hour and a half because there were only four chairs in the basement. If their knees hurt, they were allowed to sit, he said. Another pledge said he had water poured on him, but it was a cup of water from the water fountain and only done as a joke. A third pledge told Pruitt he had food poured on him, but it was also a joke, and he wasn't injured. Another pledge said he heard that food and eggs were thrown at people. The pledge also said a bowl of chocolate was passed around, but the pledges were told the chocola ally laxatives. No one intend signs of injury. "Everyo consistent fact that n fo rc "Everyone with that fact th forced," Pruitt w -"Everything the exercises w tioning and the the floor for h tes were actuwith them because if they just wanted to sit, they were aliewed showed lowed." UF spokesman Steve Orlando confirmed the suspenne was sion Wednesday night. with that "We take hazing very seri0 one was ously, and that's why the UPD and Student Judicial Affairs are Id." involved," Orlando said. No Jacob Pruitt arrests had been made as of UPD detective Wednesday night. Eight fraternity members declined to comment on the vas consistent story when reached by phone. at no one was Orlando said police investirote. gations of the men involved in was optional, the incident would continue. ere for condiAlligator writer Thomas squatting on Stewart contributed to this ours was fine report. Power shift in U.S. Senate won't widen party divide SENATOR, from page 1 bling to stop. Even if the 60 seats needed to make the Senate filibuster-proof are nabbed by the party, the Democrats are not an exclusive group, Nelson said. Filibuster is a political strategy where a politician gives an extremely long speech to delay voting on an issue. However, Nelson said there are bipartisan ways to prevent filibuster. "You can always go and find a couple of reasonable, moderate Republicans to help you shut off the debate," he said. Nelson said he could not choose which issue would take top priority once Obama takes office Jan. 20 because Nelson the results of the Bush administration's $700 billion bailout remain to be seen. He stressed the need to tackle multiple issues once entering the White House, adding that Obama should appoint secretaries of state, defense and treasury soon to make the transition visible. Nelson noted Obama's change in demeanor when he took the stage at Grant Park in Chicago as president-elect. "It wasn't the rah-rah attitude of the campaign anymore," he said. "It was like the weight of the presidency had suddenly borne down on his shoulders." Cooper received media attention OBAMA, from page 1 around his grandmother, Hooper said. "I got a little teary-eyed, certainly," he said. "She has been the matriarch of her family for such a long time. She means so much to all of us." Cooper gave birth to four children, one of whom is alive, and has 14 living grandchildren. Hooper said he has lost count of the great-grandchildren. National Hooper wrote in a News Wednesday column that television crews from India, Britain and Japan planned to visit his grandmother since the speech. Now that his family has been propelled to international fame, Hooper said he would follow his grandmother's example and stay humble about the attention. Hooper said he thinks his grandmother will be invited to Obama's inauguration in January and imagines there will be some discussion among her 14 grandchildren about who will take her to the ceremony. Hooper said he doesn't plan to fight to be the one who takes her to the White House. "I'm fine just being able to call her my grandmother," he said.

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6, ALLIGATOR N THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6,2008 Editorial Party Time! Ed Board hosting optional, kick-ass party he Editorial Board is salivating in anticipation of the weekend. We know we're still a day away, butwe b can't help but look forward to it because we have the best plans for Friday night. Instead of dusting off our purple velvet Prince suit, favorite ascot and far-too-normal-looking Jheri curl to head for XS, we've got something new in the cards. We just picked it up courtesy of some of our friends who live on the west side of campus. We're going to meet up with a bunch our friends to pick up some eggs, a 32-gallon trash can, a package of Huggies, a few bags of ice, a bunch of Coors Light, a bag of fun-size Snickers and some chocolate-flavored laxatives -everyone knows there's no better way to kick off a weekend. Then, we're going to head back to one of our houses to kick it in the basement. We'll kick-start the fun by telling stories and sipping Silver Bullets. We don't have that many chairs at home, though, so if too many bros show up they can just kneel on the concrete basement floor. We doubt it will be a big deal. Once the storytelling gets old, we'll pass around our a volatile mix of baby Snickers and chocolatey laxatives -chocolate roulette will only make our Friday more exciting. We just hope we won't have to change our Huggies more than a half-dozen times before the night is over. If that gets boring, the chocolate roulette survivors can always break into a random, post-8 p.m. Friday exercise routine. We're thinking push-ups, wall sits and sit-ups. Because nothing beats conditioning after sweets. Naturally, while all this other fun stuff is happening in our basement, we'll occasionally crack an egg on the head of one of our friends. If we run out of eggs, we could just dump ice water on them, or, better yet, shove them all the way into the freezing water. Good times. Of course, the whole event will be voluntary, and participation in our filthy games will be 100 percent optional. We would never actually think of forcing sit-ups and laxatives on our friends. That would be awful, degrading and pretty much completely unnecessary. Think of what the University Police Department might think. They would probably assume we were hazing our friends. We would be so embarrassed. That's why everything is completely optional. Our friends won't even have to drink any of our Coors. Who are we to disregard the will of our friends who are registered members of the More Taste League? Why would we haze our friends? The idea is ludicrous and stupid. Last time we checked, we like our friends and hazing is idiotic. We think it would be funny to see them compete in crab-walk races, and it would be awesome if they decided they wanted to buy us some booze so we could chug along, but only if they wanted to. Involuntary fun isn't fun at all -it's work. Which is why this Friday, at one of our houses, we're going to have the sickest optional participation Huggieschocolates-and-calisthenics party in the history of UP, courtesy of Coors and Snickers. There are only two rules: No kneepads (unless you want them) and no cops (unless you realize your dignity got snagged on a nail in the doorjamb on your way in). 0l ti-e independent floirida alligator Jessica DaSilva Adam Wynn EDITOR OPINIONS EDITOR Hilary Lehman, Ken Schwencke MANAGING EDITORS The Alligator encourages comments from readers. Letters to the editor should not exceed 150 words (aot one letter-sized page). They most be typed, double-spaced and must include the author's name, classification and phone number. Names wi he withheld if the wr~iter sheos t cauoe. We reserve the rght to edd no, legth. gtammat, ntyle and i l. hend letter to lettet's@aJlgatot otg. brong them to 1100 W. University Aoe., or send them to PdO. Bot 04257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 550 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Cali 376-4458. Opinions Conditioning? Sixteen halfPledges being doused in cold naked TEP pledges kneeling on water and asked to do sit-ups, the concrete floor of a basement? push-ups and wall sits? .Tv Column Obama win brings Sitting on the floor against the wall in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom, I had separated myself from the masses and slowly began to grasp what Presidentelect Barack Obama's victory meant to the black students at U. Applause and celebration were commonplace over the course of the evening, but something exceptional happened when the news broke that the freshman senator from Illinois had defied all logic to defeat a man who looked a lot like every other president in America's past. Hearing the incessant chanting of their candidate's name, watching perfect strangers embrace and seeing others overcome with sheer emotion break down in tears of joy, I couldn't help but get swept up in the moment. Somewhere, black luminaries like Martin Luther King Jr. and Frederick Douglass were grinning from ear to ear. The scene of peaceful chaos could not be disrupted by the police officers standing nearby or the few remaining McCain supporters. The sentiment expressed throughout the room was a force no one dared to reckon with. I wrote initially in a blog entry that the feeling was akin to attending a rowdy football game at the Swamp, but the emotion in the room was so much more honest, so much more significant. Obama's victory is the embodiment of democracy; the public's cry for something new has finally been answered. I thought about what the victory meant to me, and perhaps if I hadn't been attending as a journalist, I would have been a bit more inclined to join in the celebration. Seeing how black students reacted to the announcement was one of the most moving experiences I have ever witnessed. For some, such a defining moment may not occur again until they get married or have their first child, and for others the sense of elation shared with hundreds of their peers may remain an unparalleled memory over the course of ALLIGATOR www.alligator.org/opinion Pledges being fed laxatives and dressed in diapers? Conditioning? For what? '17e Big K L'e~~ KNEELING, FREEZING, CRAPPING ALL OVER YOURSELF Tournament 2008 hope to Americans their lifetimes. After generations of blood, sweat and tears, Tuesday night finally arrived with Obama representing the bright future that so many of his predecessors sacriDaniel Seco ficedtheir lives for. letters@alligator.org We have reached a point in our t.ar history where a child will no longer be born into America and face limitations on the prospects of its life. When times are tough (economic and social recovery will not happen overnight), the black community will be able to turn to President-elect Obama and have faith that the man they so passionately fought for will have their best interests at heart. For the first time in American history, one can believe the voiceless will be heard and the downtrodden will no longer be forgotten. We have undeniably progressed as a nation and will build from such historic times to solidify our standing as the epitome of what all countries should strive for. I walked away from the Reitz Union inspired by Tuesday evening's events, which I experienced alongside some of the most passionate people who lived and died with every breaking development in the action. This was no World Series victory, job promotion or any other seemingly trite call for celebration, but rather, the most definitive moment in the history of America as voters demanded change. Our great country has spoken and elected a black man into the highest office in the land -nothing short of truly amazing. There has never been a prouder time to call yourself an American. Daniel Seco is a journalism graduate student. His coluntn appears on Thursdays. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator. Today's question: If it were optional, would you take chocolate laxatives? Wednesday's question: Are you satisfied with the election results? Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org 63% YES 37% NO 369 TOTAL VOTES -1

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2008 N ALLIGATOR, 7 Letters to the Editor Historic election should inspire activism As a heterosexual female, facing my gay best friend after Amendment 2 declared him inferior ruined my post-election celebrations. What am I supposed to say, "Better luck next time"? Unfortunately, this isn't an Ole Miss game. We live in a state that looks down on him. We question his ability to fight in a war and raise a family. We deny his ability to love, but not his ability to pay taxes. Most disturbing is the lack of concem on campus. Where is the outrage? They might as well have just said, "Enough already The gays lost. Stop talldng about it." To you I respond: This is a civil rights issue, and we won't stop until we see a civil rights movement. This is the time when all lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender and queer activists should evaluate their strategies. We're not fighting for gay marriage, and we're not asking any specific group to socially accept homosexuality. We are simply fighting for equal rights under the law for everyone. After drying my eyes, I finally have an Their remarks were inappropriate, ignoanswer for my gay best friend and for any rant and embarrassing. other LGBTQ person or ally: After more than One friend's status said they were "seeing 50 years of activism, this year we saw history the failure of the republic. Hitler gave good unfold as a black American did what was once speeches too. If you voted for Obama, conunthinkable. grats, you've betrayed the constitution for a Now, it's our turn. handout." Kathryn Ranhorn What I'm most afraid of is that I won't be 4LS the only one experiencing this. I'm sure there are a lot of people out there who have had to S* read similar things. Everyone is entitled to his or her opinion. I believe in the First Amendment, but this is Facebook statues show ignorance ridiculous. There is no need for the tasteless The 2008 presidential election was a milethings said. I don't think people realize the stone in more ways than one. impact their words have and how permanent I will remember many moments from this they are once they're on the Web. historic election, but not all of them will be as Hopefully, we will all lay down our differfond as I would like. ences and come through this as a nation ready Seconds after Barack Obama was anto work together for change. nounced the winner, countless status updates John Locket appeared on my Facebook all at once. A lot of 2JM them were joyous cries of victory while others left me feeling disgusted and ashamed. I just couldn't believe some of the things my friends were saying. Abortion rhetoric not main problem While some may argue the terms "pro-life" and "pro-choice" are equally poor choices in rhetoric for how they describe abortion, I would like to go straight to the heart of the debate and shed some light as to why one expression makes more sense than the other. Abortion is about life and the value of it. While the issue certainly has social, economic and ethical components, none of this matters if a fetus is considered a life. We need to look at the scientific evidence we have and work together to find compromise. When does a heartbeat begin? When does the brain -start functioning? When is the point of viability? These are all questions that have answers and can be used to help guide our decisions. In the end, we must find a new policy for abortion that provides a conservative estimation of when life begins. Once this is achieved, there will no longer be a debate over jargon because the term pro-life will apply to everyone. Perry Johnson 7EG GaiKPesoyite Loccitiolt _N2 .AkLcua LoccftioK 4 -0M8 Oid ,Aueaue 15202 fW 147 Drt 952-97-2444SUEisa '100 R52-76-R44 86-418-9.947 HEALTH INSURANCE "Students need Health Insurance. Help protect yourself from the rising cost of medical services. You deserve quality health insurance coverage, and it is available for you. We at Chip Williams & Associates will help you acquire that insurance." Chip Williams WE FIND ANS WERS. CHIP WILLIAMS & ASSOCIATES A Contracted General Agency For: Independent Insurance Agents BlueCross BlueShield of Florida A,66 StLW. 373-0775 Form Number: 18533-5;99StT 3669 S.W. 2nd Avenue Call your Gainesville Army Recruiter at: 352-335-5600 Or visit the Army Recruiting Station in Butler Plaza. 2007. Paid for by the United States Army. All rights reserved.

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U111I "It's not hard for me because I don't care. I've done this my whole life, but you know, guys don't want to be Mr. Cher." Cher on dating 09 Check out Stephanie Dunn's take on the Sarah Palin porn videos popping up all over the Internet. Also, Henry Taksier provides a preview of Sublime tribute band Badfish's show Monday at Venue. online We were a little tight on space this week, but don't miss your weekly dose of fashion, a movie review on "Zac and Miri Make a Porno" and Robert Hilson's weekly album reviews. Overhear something that sounds a little off or just plain whack? E-mail your quotes to overheardingainesville@gmail.com, and you just might see one in print or online.

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 9 Bands Band takes what they HENRY TAKSIER AVENUE WRITER The legendary reggae-punk band Sublime may have collapsed in 1996, but their legacy is far from dead. Scotty Don't, a rock band from Providence, Rhode Island, will perform a tribute show in Gainesville dedicated to their Sublime heroes. "Badfish -Sublime Tribute -in Gainesville". will take place Monday at the Venue. "The message of Sublime is to have fun while you're alive," said Joel Hanks, the bass player for Scotty Don't. "Even when they sing about depressing shit, they do it in a happy way. Their songs have something everyone can relate to." They formed a band seven years ago under the name Badfish, after a song from Sublime's first album, Hanks said. Pat Downes, guitarist and singer for Scotty Don't, said times were tough before Badfish became successful. "You try to split working a day job with playing shows at night got and makes it th and being sleep deprived," he Begin, the drummer said. "You do both until one or the Scotty Don't, described other takes over, hoping it's the band's upcoming performance music. That's what Gainesville. happened for us." "Even when they sing "We try The four memabout depressing shit, put on a sh bers who formed they do it in a happy that people m Badfish -Hanks, way Their songs have someremember Downes, Ben way. ersong ave o., lot of energy Schomp and Scott thing everyone can relate to. tfhe sa Begin -now tour Joel Hanks, "We'll play a the nation under Scotty Don't of Sublime son two different that people kne eir own for he in to )w ill a onid. lot gs W, names. Scotty Don't plays original a lot they don't know, as well as songs while Badfish continues to some of the Scotty Don't songs." cover Sublime songs. Scotty Don't has already released an EP in 2007 and plans to release an album in a few months called "Songs from the Back Porch" with the help of Paul Leary, who also produced Sublime's selftitled album. "If people know some hits by Sublime and like what they hear, they should definitely look closer into their music," Downes said. The Venue is located at 233 West University Ave. Tickets to the show can be purchased online for $13 or at the door for $15. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 8:30 p.m. Sarah Palin getting screwed beyond political arena STEPHANIE DUNN + AVENUE WRITER America has voted. These long months of political tumult and impassioned debate have finally culminated into a moment of truth, reaching a climax of presidential proportions. We the people of the United States of America have spoken, and we want to know: Who's nailin' Palin! She winked, she charmed, she hunted moose. She aroused the public interest in more ways than one. Her updo inspired a nation; her qualifications divided a party. Sarah Palin has now inspired a sex tape, "Who's Nailin' Paylin," starring porn star Lisa Ann, who, in Palin's signature specs, looks a little like the vice presidential hopeful. In the age of celebrity exhibitionism,, we must have known this was coming. Who better to supply a Sarah Palin sex tape than Larry Flynt? The Hustler Web site is installing the porno in webisodes, complete with big jugs and horrific puns. It all started with -what else -a Craigslist ad seeking it's a "a Palin look-alike to star porn c in a pornographic film for a major adult studio in L.A." as an art forr The job, the ad said, would right. After all, pay $3,000 and wouldn't guarantees f require anal. Anal, it seems, speech. might have been crossing the line of decency. In one webisode, Joe Six-Pack, a repairman, comes to fix Palin's basement tanning bed. Todd is out of town, and Trig is asleep upstairs. Before you know it, Palin is bent over, screaming, "Pound me until my head is so empty that I can't even remember the name of the one Supreme Court case I actually know!" Future webisodes will include anObama look-alike and a threesome with Hillary Clinton and Condoleezza Rice stand-ins. It's a stretch, but porn can be viewed as an art form in its own right. After all, our country guarantees free speech. As with any other form of entertainment, porn can 7,c9(I' 111,34 make a political statement. It stretch, but might even be considered by an be viewed some as a refreshing venue in its o n that serves as a contrast to the stiflingly proper nature our country of politics. ree Time and time again, this column has been accused of objectifyingg women and theirbodies." My playful attitude regarding fag hags, cock-mongering Disney princesses and plaid-covered bulges managed to offend a few people -no surprise there. What came as a surprise was that after I finished watching "Who's Nailin' Paylin," sometime after the initial giggles, deep down inside my cold little misogynistic heart, I felt a twinge. Could I have been. offended? First Hillary Clinton was bemoaned for her robotic ways and overall lack of sexuality. Then Palin was labeled a hockey MILF and accused of using her sexuality to further McCain's campaign. Who cares about women's qualifications when we can put them on a sexy spectrum? Palin, bless her heart, might be under-qualified, but why fault the woman for being a looker? I suppose it's easy to make a powerful woman nonthreatening by showing her getting railed by Russians/Obama/Condoleezza and Hillary. But perhaps Caribou Barbie was never viewed as threatening to begin with. On www.zazzle.com you can buy shirts, aprons and beer mugs emblazoned with "I'm the guy Sarah Palin blew to get the nomination" or "Nailin' Palin: Maverickstyle." There's even a Sarah Palin sex doll. Stripper contests for Palin look-alikes have popped up across the U.S. And now there's a porno. Paln's sexuality, it turns out, was both a blessing and a curse on several levels. Her real mistake, and unfortunately one that was out of her control, was becoming a pop icon. But here in the U.S. of A., everyone is fair game to be questioned, satirized and, yeah, sometimes blatantly insulted. But that's what makes our country so great. Deal with it. 0 0 0 0 0 0 00 rwww stes cfcalcamci ican comi TA PA S: (dps Appeti zer size portions of just about auw thing -A J '_''A'P W!E-SANGRIA M ine ile o4o iA 9 4 L5536 SW 2nd Ave 3 O -00 1

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10, ALLIGATOR E THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6,2008 TO DINING OUT AFTERNOON TEA TIME Merlion Join us and experience riafternoon tea, time! Special selection from Brtish andAsian style teas. Variety of tea appetizers served with a po-t of tea of your cloict. Over 24 types of t ea available. Seating available for parties for upt:6 50 people. Private rooms avilable. Tea tams bttw(n ttoon and tpm. Free wireless internet access. 3610 SW13th SL. 376-8998 www.merionrestaurant.ret AMERICAN CafM Gardens Caf6 Gardens lias beerijust across from campus since 1976. This quait landmark establishment with award_ winning courtyard dinig is perfect for aryt date or gatheriog. Open 7 days. For live music schedule, call 376-2233_ 1643 NW 1st Ave Great Outdoors Restaurant The Great Outdoors Restaurant in Historic High Springs serves the very freshest Anterican food with a culinary twist. We serve'only the best! Enjoy our fabulous steaks, seafood, all natural burgers. incredible pasta and signature salads in the beautiful setting of our elegant rustic restaurant. Emojoy live bands on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights at our SpringIouse faverni and outdoor patio with a wood burning fireplace. Come with your friends to sample ou private label beers, TailGator Pilsner, Naked Ed's Pale Ale and the Three Merry Wilows. Take a study break and dre to Historic High Springs, only 25 minutes from campus! 386-4541288 www.greatoutdoorsdining.coin Peach Valley Caf6 We specialize in scratch cooking that's available for dline in or take out for all your breakfast and lunch needs. This sIster restaIuraltl t) Stonilewood Gill and Tavern has a breakfast menu that includes everything from eggs benedict, a vide selection of goulrmnet, omelets, pancakes, french toast. fitiffins and more. Be sure to try our famous Butternilk Drop Biscuits & Sausage Gravy., and (ar o In of a kind Sack of Orchard Fresh Apple Fritters. made front Granny Smtith apples; tossed il a [)lend of cinnamon and sugar. We also offer breakfast onl the go with our breakfast wrap, egg AMERICAN sadwch and seasonal fruit bvOwlv. For lutch, enjov one of oir valley fresh salads., sandwiches, burgers or gourmet wraps. You canit go wrong Pine Crove Chicken sandwich, made with a fresh. chargrilled chicken breast, smoked bacon and melted cheese. Out burgers ate hitnud packed and ifatle front fresh choice siroin,i N strip ai td ieti mignon. Our popular ilsequoia Burger is mrade witharamntehi'ted red ontonis, satutded mushrooms, smoked bacon, and melted provolone chees. We also servea vaiety of gouet wraps, perfect for when youre on the go. Our line of beverages includes specialty coffees, beer and wine. Take out is available (Cal ahead to order), as well as catciring and party platters. Open 7 AM -8 PM every clay. We're located at 3275 S.W 34th St. text. to Carrabbas and behind looters. 352-376-1834 THE SWAMP RESTAURANT The Swanp offers something for everyone: signattre wimgs, fresh dishes and ali atmosphere sure to please. Sit outside and enjoy cool listing systems on cuzv outside decks or sit inside acid see the best tmenorabilia in town. Swamp, daily offers lunch dinner and drink specials ani a happy hour from 4 to 8pm. Don't forget your curbside service and remember 'The Swarp always caters to you! www.swvatiimprestauintrait.cott 1642W Univ. Ave 37-SAMuP AS IAN Liquid Ginger Asian Grille & Teahouse 101 SE 2nd Pl. (behind Ihippodrone that re Downt own) Offering.Asian Fusion Cuisine itt a relaxing annosphere. Wed and Thurs night $4 martinis. Open for lunch: MonitFri 11:30-2:30 Siul 12-5 and dinner Sunfhurs 5-1 Olpt Fri-Sat 5-10:30 pm1. Call 371-2323 for a reservatiOl u. ASIAN] Steamers Some like itl lot, -ters like a good Pinch. E1sxperience the 1G food for SMALL prices we've been seVing Gators for almost 25 years. Featuring Malaysian style Curry, Fried Rice. unique sandwiches. and cold tallboys. Call ahead for pick-up service. 374-9920. 1 Block away front Library' \Wst 1618NW I st Ave. awws teamnersville.com BARBEC31-1UE David's BBQ BreakfastI1 I iunctlt id; Eat -"'t Takeout Dive Thru. Cat erini Or filatiin Everybody loves David's BBQ because, unlike ordinary BBQ pl aces Dav d s cooks over a real wood fire! La where the locals eat! Voted #1 BBQ it Gainesville! Approved caterer for L T's Ltersolt Alunn Hall. Mon tilriu Sat. 71111 'til 9pml. Sunday opeFin at 8am. Drive Thru 'til 9:3Opm seven days! 352-373-2002. Have Dai s BBQ delivered by Gat orfoodeolt FREE WIFl 5121 NW 39t Ave. wvs.davidsBBQ.com BISTRj Bistro 1245. Open Daily for Lunch and Dinitter wvith a wide variety of unique and affordable Wines, gourmet sandwiches. fresh pasta, salads and desserts. Treat yourself to our weekly wide tasting for only $7.95 376-0000 adjoining to leO(lardo s BREAKFAST & LUNCH' Jj 43rd St. Deli at 13th St. Our professional and 'ote us staff specializes in addressing yolr breakfast and1 t let I needs. Our breakfast mnenu includes "size of the plate" pantcakes, thre-egg scrambles. French toasi. tw't-tgg breakfasts, four-egg omlictts, and daily breakfast specials. For l unch, we offer Relbens, gyros. light lunch players, Cubanis, milts, soup. salads. and daily lunch specials. U1til It'Wo O'Clock oIl Saturdays and Sundays we have an extended breakfast specials menti. Our, breakfast specials include favorite es like southern fried grits. pat scared o0tm1eal, smoked sausage, benedicts. stuffed Frentih toast and sweet pota[1o pancakes. Wealso pride oUrselves in being VEGAN AND VEGEIAILAN FRI ENDLY JUST MINUTES FROM CAMPUS ON BREAKFAST & LUNCH NWV 13th STR IET Join Ils for breakfast Monday tli rough Friday 7 -11 an. Saturday 1 l(m -:1>)11 Sunday 7ams -2ptI. Lunch is offered Monday thlottgh SWtUrday I lam -3p1. MONDA'YI l IROLG I FRIDAY SlUDErNTS CAN SAVE 10% BY PRESENTING TI lEIR S1T DENT ID. 13tlh SI. location only. I501 NW 13th SL. 373-3354 Bagels Unlimited Serving Gainesville for over 25 yea rs. BU is a tradil ioi of sort s. We offer manv breakfast platters cooked fresh. feat during omelettes, eggs any style, large panca es. tn i oast. Knisthes, 17 varietes of bagels and a laige assort nent of spreads. Also avial -ce tofu and ternpehf. Over 100 bottles of hot saces are available for sampling. 1222 West L'niversity Ave. Open everyday From 6:30am-3pm L tHi I C K E N Gntlirie's SpeCial ChIickenl Fingeyr recip("All You Can Eat Wedtesday SI).)9) +p 110 -2ani 1520 SW 13th St. HINESE I GoldenBdh Where eating wlls meauis eating healthy. Gainesvilhe's best Chinese food. Now with more sizes available w'sith mnore vegetaian opdotis. As alWaVs, generous port(ns, fast service & super kUnch/dintner combos. FREE DElIVERY. 613 NW 16th Ave, 372-4282 or 380-9076. Full menu and specials @ Golde"BiddhaSpecialtcom COFFEE SHOP] Maude's Classic Coffee A gottlimet coffee shioppe wyitl a wide array of desserts and treats itade daily We salSO serve ldelicitits sandwiches, salads., appetizers., beer & wine. Much of ottr itenu is vegan or vegetarian friendilv. Bring your own CLEKAN 12-oz. cttp and( get a daily brew for a buck. Ildoor and outoor seat 11 ig available. Free wireless and parking behind the building. Dowown Gainesville 336-0640. CUJBAN Omi's Kitchen Gainesville's Best in Cuban. Italian, and Mexican cuisine. New menu tent prepared daily! Come try our famous Cuban sandwiches and slow roasted pork. We cater 7 days a week! Visit uts is the Tower Square Shopping Cenli at 5721) SW 75t1h Sreet. 373-0301 FRtOZEN TREATS I TCBY Please visit one of our 3 locations to e"joy real frozen Nogurt products. Me offer the lowest calorie and low fat soft serve in Gaiiesville thN tastes great and is good for you. Waffle Cone Wednesday front 5-8ptm. Locat ons at 3+th Strect next, to Cisper's, 'Itort t'ook Village at 43' Street and 'lown of lioga. Check us out oil khebook. ITALIAN New York Pizza Plus We invite you to sit back. relax and lqjoy ourIrue New York pizza style outr large variety v of gourmeiza. Iuoniemnnide salads, 1p st and desserts Irons1 i~ tura ls, cre,,ans pifk (.ailsoli aniNew 'Vork style cheese cake. 'y our student specials offered all day 7 days a week with vour student ID. Also se'vilg talian entree buffet: Mon-Fi 4-10po>, Sundays 12-10 >m and Pasta & Salad buffet: Mon 12-40po Hours: Mon-StuIll 0am-10pn Two locations: 490 NE 23rd Ave, 352-376-3444 and 15202 147 Dr it Alactua, 386-418-3851 wvww.ltewyol'kpizzaplus.comt JA MAICAN Caribbean Queen, Offering Jamailcan specialties, catch of the day, fruit drinks and vegetarian dishes. Open lo i th1111Ji4s1s ThsuS 1fani-I0:30pmi. lri and Sat I'laml-12:00an. Located at 507 NW 5th Ave. 352-374-8111 JAPANESE Bento Cafe Check out Gainesville's most popular susli tijoint. Enjoy our Bento boxes, oba tai.-sashimii bowls. altd] noodle howls ina tiip, trendy annosphere. Two great locations with outside seating. Ope'n every day for catryout or dine-in. Call ou Newberry Rd. lociAtiol at 377-8686 or our Arler Rd. location at 224-5123.

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2008 E ALLIGATOR, 11 KEY WEST STYLE Cabana Cove Caribbean Grille Open for Lunch & Diniier $6.99 Daily Luncih Specials World Famous Coneh Fritters 'ville's Nicest Outdoor Dining Sunday Brurch 10amsi2pm w/C, ornplimentary Mimuosas $Marini Meni kednesdavs $4 Mojimo Menili Thirsdays Full Service Caterirrg $5 off is st $25 [iirchase W it Jls !V 352-377-32-78 www.cabanacove.net 2410 NX +3rd St. Gainesville, Fl. 32606 L located Behind Garden Gate Nurser s LATIN CHINESE1 Green Plantains Try out Monfongo, chofan & grill Molito chicken. Don i miss out $4.95 dinner & soda onl Thursday, student night from 1 Opt. Show Gator ID.'isit us at 54 50 SW 34tI Stret at the new Publix Shopping Center 7 days'awteek. W cter. 352-378-' 1930. lDappy Hour Mon-Fri t-7pm. 2 for I Beer Special. 9 www.gieenplantains.co n LOCAL & ORGANIC Mildred's Big City Food Wien you cat at Mildred's you're investing ii sour coitunity! We buy more local food than ALL other restaurants combined. Our Food is NO IProcessed. Start Living Health! Fresh Food Made From Scratch! LOCAL. ORGANIC. (OOD. Inexpensive special cakes! JUST MINUTES FROM GAMPIsUS-ON TIE BUS ROUTE 3445 W Universits Ave. 371-1711. www.mnildredsbigeiyfood.comi LOCAL & O RGANIC New Deal Caf6 Keepin' it frcsh. Kep it real We buy fresh products: Meat, Fish & Veggies NO ONE comes close t ocir Commiriirtneiit to sustainmable agriculture Best Burger in Tosso I This 12oz MONSTF IS the best BANG foir yor BUCK!! ry Gainesville s Undiscovered Diamond In the Ruff.Stellar Marlini Menui & Beer Selection! P1 -I 8 M EDITERPRANEAN Gyro Plus 1011 W University Ave 11 0 Mon-Siin 336-5323 \We Ii mv the best Falafel Taboull Huninius, Baba, Grape Leaves & Gros-beet or chickesFeh siiooth [in a.&Baias Pit's Biiead Ba ci", 'it 2401 SN lltl ST_ 37)We sell hookais, parts, charcoarls fine tobacco and lalal iteali TI AMO. Nlediterranemn restaurant & bar Where FOOD & LOVE Meet! Southern Liviig Magazine agrees," [tie clrelj adds visual flair to every dish to iiiake it as good looldig as it is flavorful" NEW Happy Hour Specials! Every is 4pr-7pm There's something for everyone Simall and Large Plates (or Tapas Style Diiing. Aminazing party space, aordabIc pills 5& terrifni si ice. Visit www.tiaiiogainesville.comi 12 SE 2nd Ave 378 6307 PIZZA LEONARDO'S PIZZA LEGEND SINCE 1)73 NEWYORK.AND -I-RISE PlZZA. SALADS, PASTAS, CHOCOLATE ChllP COOKIES, COFFEESAND SCENE. 1245 W UNIV WVE 8:00 AM -MIDNIGFIT PIZZA Mellow Mushroom We ie not sure wiat is miore uniue aboiaic Mellow.Mushroom-the prices themselves or the value that you get for such reasonable prices. You can eat there on a student budget, bitt the quality of ~giredeutaril te lsethaet go into every Itemn is good enough to share with your imom. Or boyfiend. ier e ilph ienty of salads and you can build your own or ejoy loyalls produced tenipch. avocado. and teriyaki on the one hand, or a loaded. pI' like ie migihtv ieay or tie 10ngredient house special You iiight say here somet Iiiing ihere for every one ofour four boyfriends. iistiiike stilre Xv(ryou kiisows it's your restaurant before o take them'. Iun & Dinner 7 Deys, Outside Seatin"g uquer l o f di hou's and delve y i r a ion. Original Pizza Palace Oi' phlilosoph ihas lwayss-een that fresh is best. Enjoy d ix uliread baked or' site, pizzas, grearsoups + salads, hoimeiricle dressiiis. freshly ground sausage beer wine and a-wesone desserts. ye tw't oranic colfee, B, el'nd bagels Artie's'ltephOpen for Breakfast and Lunch: M-F 6:3l0sn m2pm, Sat Sun 8m in -3pm. Dinner: Sun-Thir 'sm -11pm. ri -Sat 5pin -12ai. We love vegans. VEGETARIAN Book Lover'b Cafe Vget ri anl and Vegan tiisine. Natural, organic faii trade meals. sandwiches, soups, horne-baked desserts. Brunci Wekends Cufpa ke, Mon, Greek Special 6pm Wedii d and Et hiopian 6pm Thurs. c.cards 10an-9pn .505 NW 13ti St. 38-f-0090 VIETNAMESE Saigon Legend DeliCious IradiliOnal \'ictnarese cuisine With pOPtila Arsita favorites as well. P'ho. Banh-Cuon. llanhXeo, Banhi 'loiI la-Noi. Enjoy great lood at great prices. Big nes roon! tin ily owned restaurant. Next to Floliday Inn Downtown. Dine it) or take out. Caring aVailabile. MOIi-Sat 10:30ai -9:30pn Sin 11:30ami-Qpin. 17-0934 1228 W Univ. Ave. alligator In good company ZACH SEYMOUR AVENUE CONTRIBUTING WRITER Fr more infoon THE GUIDE TO DINING OUT, p1CALse Contact Quiniten Ersiock, Alligator Advertising 376.4482 Crammed into Nick Greene's sound-proof, back bedroom, Boss Lady and the Company ripped off a few of their original tracks Thursday night. Instead of going down the line and awkwardly hammering out boring, cookie-cutter interview questions, the band decided to start things off with a little glimpse of their live sound. Amps, instruments, recording "Stev equipment and f( cigarett drums cluttered just be the room. Posters all into it in o of Hendrix and when w( Pink Floyd adom Danielle Deco the brick walls' Singer Boss Lady and the band i osLady jammed in their Company little sound cave. With Danielle Decosmo providing a haunting, classical voice over Greene's driving bass lines, Steven Unrue's rangy lead guitar and Matt Lazar's tight drums, the band probably falls somewhere between jazz and funk with a smattering of what they call, "accidental reggae." The band's firstincarnationplayed its inaugural show last Halloween. Greene and Unrue grew up playing together, and with the addition of Lazar on the drums they became The Company (the Boss Lady would be picked up later). With Greene cautiously handling the lead singing, the band played gigs around town. "I really didn't like singing in public," Greene said. "When we found Danielle, it made sense." This past summer, Decosmo was thrown on stage and sang with the band while The Company was playing at Reggae Tuesdays at Sidebar. "More than anything, we had to coerce and talk her into being our singer," Greene said. will have a Boss Lady and the and we'll all Company have been ncing. We're playing together own ways since June, and they play." play everywhere no -from house parties d the and fraternity gigs to Market Street and Common Grounds. A Boss Lady show combines original material and covers, and the band prides itself on tight play. "We're all into it when we're out there," Decosmo said. "Steve will have a cigarette, and we'll all just be dancing. We're all into it in our own ways when we play." On Friday, Boss Lady and the Company will play at Thai Fusion downtown. The show will mark the beginning of Boss Lady playing the venue every Friday night. "It's outside, and the sound pours out onto the street," Greene said. "It gives people a chance to hear us and then come check it out." ROBERT HILSON AVENUE WRITER Earlier this year, Rehab's that are out now -Busta. He was "Bartender Song (Sittin' At a Bar)" hot. He is hot. Well [laughing], he's made the leap from jukebox phenot hot sexually. Never mind. Next nomenon to Hot 100 entry. Now question! Danny Boone, mastermind of the AVE: Who are your favorite current honky hip-hoppers, finds himself on artists? the cusp of fame. On Nov. 8, Rehab DB: Jay-Z, T.I. Andre 3000 is about will play alongside bands such as one of the sickest MCs I've ever heard Hinder and Red Jumpsuit Apparatus in my life. Lil Wayne's hot. He's on at the Planetfest, a music festival in some lizard shit. He's like slithering Jacksonville. Has life changed? How through some dewy grass. When he could it not? Says Boone, "We've got rhymes, he just sounds like that. more beer.than we've ever had in our AVE: Who would you like to play life." with the most that you haven't yet AVE: Do you find been able to? that crowds in the DB: You know what I'd really like South respond betto do? Do a whole hip-hop record ter to your music? -just a straight-up hip-hop record DB: Noweget -but I'd like to do all the beats for a good response all Kid Rock. That would be hot! I met the way to Seattle, him and we hung out and partied, L.A. The kids in but I wouldn't say we knew eachoth.Boone Seattle want to np er because we were. .I was drunk. So each other's heads off because they you know, if you only know a person aren't just there to hear "Sittin' at a while they're drunk, you don't know Bar." They know all the harder stuff them too well. too. I think that in the South, someAVE: What do you think the bigtimes it can be somewhat dangerous gest difference between your next because you'll have a mixture of the album and "Graffiti the World" is gopeople who came to hear our harder ing to be? stuff with the people who came to DB: As of now, we did two songs hear "Sittin' at a Bar." And they think -laid down two hooks, and they're it's going to be "Sittin' at a Bar" all really. One's almost like a love song. night long. Since we play that last, It'll be a first. [laughter] And the other people are like "Hey, hold on!" one's a pretty stupid approach, but AVE: You have a unique sound. Who it's dope. You know we always leave were you listening to growing up? it kind of quirky. Everybody says, DB: KRS-One. Beastie Boys, of "Keep it real." We just keep it quirky. course. LL, EPMD, Poor Righteous Planetfest will be at Metropolitan Teachers, Audio Two. But even Park in Jacksonville, and tickets are after that, you know, a lot of the guys $25 in advance and $35 at the gaTe. da ur as an

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We suggest that any reader who responds to t Although this newspaper uses great care in accepting or rejecting advertising according to its suitability, we cannot verify that all advertising claims or offers are completely valid in every case and, therefore, cannot assume any responsibility for any injury or loss arising from offers and acceptance of offers of goods and/or services through any advertising contained herein.

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2008 N ALLIGATOR, 13 For Rent, For Rent For Rent For Rent unfurnishe uifurnsheishe ) unfurnished unfurnished The BoardwalkLeasing for Now & Spring!!l 2BR-$759/mo 3BR-$959/mo NO MOVE-IN FEES Great Bus Route Call or Stop by Todaytt! 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 0@6PARKING@04 Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 12-10-08-74-2 Your Mom wants you to live here 1, 2, or 3 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 Affordable, Quiet, Comfortable 1's from $539 2's from $375/person Close to UF, Shands, Butler Plaza Pet Friendly 376-1248 www.hiddenvillageapt.com 12-10-08-74-2 AS BIG ASA HOUSE! Huge 4BR TH W/D Inc. FREE UP Parking'FREE Gym Call for specials 332-7401 12-10-74-2 Save money for the New Year. 2/2's @ $549 3/3's @ $429 4/4's @ $399 Move in for ONLY $99 Get a FREE Laptop or Nintendo Wii 352-373-9009 LexingtonCrossing UF.com 12-10-74-2 Great LOW Rates! GIANT 1&2 Beds No move-in fees*Full W/D! We love pets* Free Tanning! Call now: 372-8100! 12-10-74-2 Tired of The Same Boring Apt? Sign now for Downtown Livingl Luxury 1/1, 2/2 & 3/3s Washer/Dryer*Pet Friendly*Alarm www.aringonsquare.org* 338-0002 12-10-74-2 MUSEUM WALK Gainesville's Best Kept Secret Leasing for Pall & NOW! Luxury 2/2 TH FREE Cable, FREE Tanning, FREE Alarms Walk to UP 379-WALK 12-10-74-2 WALK TO UF & Save $$$! 2br/1 ba from $667 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.lakewoodvillfas.com 12-10-08-74-2 SPYGLASS 0 Individual Leases: Furniture Packages Incl 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 -$444, includes electric! Pets loved. Wood floors available 372-7111 Collegemanor.org 12-10-08-74-2 SApdiciotd Comtmi AvilIble from CommeciI Wews roviders NEW VISIONS SOUTH LUXURY APTS Walk to UF from sorority row Gourmet kitchen, W/D, Tile, Alarm, Spacious, Student friendly design. IBR11 BA $999, 2/2.5 Townhouse $1499 Gore-Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.gore-rabell.com 12-10-08-74-2 **Get One Month Free Today" And No Move In Fees 2/2 and 3/3 luxury apartments FREE Cable w/HBO and Showtime All Amenities plus FREE Tanning Alarms & Pet Friendly Call Now; 352-374-FUNN (3866) 12-10-74-2 AVAILABLE TODAY 1 and 2 BRs As low as $369/person $0 move in fees*$500 signing bonus on 2BR Pets ok, W/D Avail, Wood Floors Avail, Pool 371-0769 CollegeParkUF.com 12-10-08-74-2 Save Gas & Walk to UF! 1brs from $532 -150 t from UP! $0 move-in fees! Move-in Today! FREE parking! Pets Welcome! 372-7111 CollegeManor.org 12-10-08-74-2 Vaulted ceilings, resort style pool. And more!! 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 BJR, 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 room B-ball, V-ball & Tennis courts 352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com 12-10-74-2 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 Save money for the New Year! 2/2's @ $549 3/3's @ $429 4/4's @ $399 Move in for ONLY $99 Get a FREE Laptop or Nintendo Wii 352-373-9009 LexingtonCrossing UF.com 12-10-74-2 OWalk to UF, 3BD/2BAO 3 Blocks to Norman Hall Historic, Stone Duplex Newly Remodeled WD, HVAC, Pet Friendly $1 200/mo 352-375-8256 12-10-74-2 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, tall ceilings, private balcony, super quiet construction. $1600/mo. Call Eric Wild at 352-870-9453 12-10-74-2 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. WIG inci 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, 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 We've Rolled Back the Prices! $450/mo 1BD/1 BA 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 Norman & Sorority Row Union Properties 352-373-7578 www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-74-2 HUGE 2 BR I 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 Opply. 12-10-08-74-2 TIRED OF YOUR ROOMMATE ALREADY? MOVE IN TODAY Dec FREE on 2BRs SUN ISLAND 352-376-6720 12-10-08-71-2 *@WOODLAND VILLAS@@ 2BR units starting at $745. 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 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 Deal or No Deal Rocky Point 376-1619 12-10-08-51-2 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 THE GROVE VILLAS 0 Rental Community 1 mo. FREE RENT 1 BR Loft Style Starting at $650 Gated Community 6400 SW 20th Ave. 888-373-0849 12-10-08-50-2 St. Charles Condominiums. 1418 NW 3rd Ave. Luxurious 2/2 condo with large loft avail. now. Granite counters, tall ceilings, 2 private balconies. 2 blocks from campus. $1400/mo. Call Eric Wild at 352-870-9453. 11-17-30-2 WALK to UF Available January. 2BR/2.5BA $1000. 1BR/1BA $600. No pets, no smoking. Contact 352-870-7256 or gvlI32601@gmail.com 12-10-08-41-2 1BR/1 BA Close to UF $450/mo Pets ok. 352-332-8481 or 352-359-1644 11-26-0830-2 000*1 BR/1 BA GREAT LOCATION9990 1bIk to UF/Shands Avail Now! Energy efficient, some utils. Very spacious, carpet, decal park Prefer grad student/mature. $600. postj@bellsouth.net 352-376-0080 284-3873 11-14-08-20-2 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. $470 SD, $470/mo 562-2824 117-08-15-2 Duckpond 2 bd 1.5 ba 1200 sq ft townhouse in heart of historic neighborhood.w/d Blocks to downtown shops & restaurants. 508 & 528 NE 4th A ave avail Dec or Jan $795/mo 379-49.52 11-17-08-20-2 ARCHER WOODS 1/1 $499/mo 2 LEFT 373-8727 11-18-08-2 FREE MONTHS Country Gardens 2/2 $879 373-4500 11-18-08-20-2 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. 1110-08-15-2 SPECIAL$100 offfirst month rent:-2640 SW 31st PI Unit B. 2 BR/1 1/2 Ba 2 story apartment. Private fenced backyard. W/D hookup. Near UF/Shands and on bus route. 562-2782 or 514-6869. $545/month 11 -12-15-2 1st MONTH FREE! CASABLANCA WEST 2 BR 2.5 BA townhouse, w/d hookups, pool, ceramic tile, $815/rent 2735 SW 35th Place #904 Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEstate.comr 11-708-9-2

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14, ALLIGATOR 0 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2008 For Rent For Rent dubases Rmtes F mtes allnihe ILufunishe al 11 BIKE TO UFJWALK TO DOWNTOWN Large 5 BR house in historic Duckpond, wood floors, w/d hookups, $1895/rent 406 NE 7th Street Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 w.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 11-708-9-2 MARCHWOOD! 1st MONTH FREE 2 BR 2 BA townhouse, New flooring & paint, w/d hookups, Vaulted ceilings, pool, $695/rent 4385 SW 20th Lane Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TrlingtonRealEstate.com 11-708-9-2 WALK TO UF! 3 BR 2 BA, new flooring Before move-in! vaulted ceilings, garage, Washer/dryer, $1400/rent, 2624 NW 4th Ave Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 11-708-9-2 CLOSE TO OAKS MALL! 3 BR 2 BA, New ceramic tile & paint, carport, w/d Hkups, $925/rent, 1410 NW 55th Terr Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TuringtonRealEstate.com 11-708-9-2 BRIGHTON PARK! 2 BR 2.5 BA townhouse, Separate dining, high ceilings, Jacuzzi tub, pool, $795/rent, 4415 SW 34th St #609 Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 11-708-9-2 HISTORIC DOWNTOWN! 1st Month FREE! 3 BR 2 BA Duplex, wood floors, lawn/water included, Washer/dryer, $1025/rent, 220 SE 8th St #2 Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 11-708-9-2 1st MONTH FREE! 3 BR 2 BA, Living & family room, 2 bonus rooms, w/d hkups, fireplace, $895/rent, 3305 NW 46th PI Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TuringtonRealEstate.com 11-708-9-2 READY FOR MOVE-IN! 2 BR 1 BA, new flooring/paint w/d hkups, CH/AC, courtyard, $575/rent, 535-A NW 26th Avenue Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525 www.TurlingtonRealEstate.com 11-708-9-2 PET'S PARADISE $375 -$650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 11-1208-10-2 SERENOLA PINES APTS Off SW 34th St near post office 1BR $515, 2BR $595 Call for daily specials 352-335-0420 11-12-08-10-2 WOODLAND TERRACE APTS off SW 34th St near post office. 2BR $555 Call for daily specials 352-335-0420 11-12-08-10-2 1BR -1 BLOCK to UF Available sow. Almost new. W/D inc $750/mo. Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 12-10-08-26-2 2007 2BR/2BA luxury condo, pool view, top story, fitness center washer+dryer, granite counters, screened lanai, on Tower Rd bus route, $875/mo, (352) 262-2871 11-1408-10-2 NW 39th Ave Fancy Ig 3/2 w/loft. Open, bright, laminated wd looking fir $750-775. Xtra Ig loft, ceramic tile flr $900. Nice 2/2 gated patio, trees $600-640. laminated fSr $675 Good area, 373-8310, 219-3937 11-10-8-2 Walking Distance to UF Law School! 419 NW 25th Street. Clean, beautiful newer home 3 bd12ba w/d included! $1650/mo. Avail. end of Dec/early Jan. Call Anne @ 810-610-0110 for more info. 12-10-26-2 2b,1b 1 block MidTown 2 Car Decal WiFi-Internet Washer & Dryer* Jan-July 204 NW 18 St Manny 352 317 4408 11-14-08-10-2 For rent Summit House 1 BR, 574 sq feet Across the street from Shands and VA $600 per mo, $250 security 352-672-1482 11-19-08-14-2 MONTICELLO CONDO 2BR/2BA 1 car garage, pool & tennis court privileges. Across from GHFC. No pets. $1 000/mo. Call 331-6872 11-19-08-10-2 AVAILABLE NOW 2BR duplex behind Norman Hall. Free parking. $625/mo 1119 SW 7th Ave. Call 3724903 11-12-08-5-2 2 bed/2bath apartment in Capstone Quarters on Archer Rd near SW 34th ST New paint and carpet. Washer and dryer included! Pool, plenty of parking, close to everything! $800 (352)672-0917 11-19-08-10-2 LARGE ROOM Mexican tile floors, private bath, private entry. Incl utils & cable. $550/mo. 1st month + sec. 352-375-6063, cell 352-256-0999 11-1208-5-2 POOL HOUSE AVAIL NOW! Bike to UF 4BR/3BA, over 2000 sf, nice area 1 mi to UF. 2816 W Univ Ave. $1500/mo 1st, last mo & 1 mo SD 376-6183, 352-327-2931 11-26-08-15-2 We have REAL 1/1s for Jan '09! 3 blocks to UF -GATORNEST 300 NW 18 St, Large 575 sq ft only $585! 4 blocks to UF -GATORSIDE 1600 NW 4th Ave, Cute 400 sq ft only $430! Bike to UF -CENTERPOINT 1220 NW 12 St, 530 sq ft big, only $475! No Application Fee, Most Pets OK. For Info call E.F.N. Properties, (352) 371-3636 or email Rentals@EFNProperties.com 11-14-08-6-2 0 Cottage Grove @ Have your own house and live in G'ville largest floor plans. All the great amenities. Pet Friendly 2,3 & 4br units avail. NO-MOVE-IN FEES FOR A LIMITED TIME Move-In today 352-373-7959 www.coftagegroveatgainesville.com 11-10-08-3-2 For rent by owner:4/2/2 at Lexington Farm in Haile Plantation.ready to move in.$1200 a month.Option to buy is considered. Please call Helena at 772 285-0708 1121-10-2 HISTORIC HOME 4BR/2BA near UF. 1105 NW 14th Ave. Over 2000 sqare feet, central heat & air. Pets ok. Call today, Fred 352-3752900. www.AndreeRealty.com $1200/mo. 12-10-08-22-2 HOME FOR RENT 3BR/2BA, 1 car garage, screened porch, fenced yard, new carpet & paint. $995/mo. Call Fred 352-375-2900. www.AndreeRealty.com 12-10-08-22-2 $500 2 BD Apartments Historical Downtown, WID hookups, porches, Bike to UF 10-15 mins. Great Size! Cute! Must See! $99 Deposit special rentalworkshop.com 505-9264, 870-0904 11-17-08-7-2 2BR/1BA HOUSE Close to UF. Available now. Wood floor, cent H/AC, Great area! W/D hook-up. $700/mo + sec dep. Call 352-318-8822 11-10-08-3-2 Apartments Sublet & Roommates Browse FREE! www.SUBLET.com 1-877-FOR-RENT/201-845-7300 12-10-08-74-3 Summer Place Villas, 1 BR/1 BA sublease at $600/mo. Fully-furnished and includes water. Available NOW until July. Email: swatts@ufl.edu 11-12-20-3 oxford manor 2/2 sublet. 1 month free w/ lease. gated entry, w/d in unit, free cable and tanning, large gym, 2 pools, sauna $906mo lease exp. 7/30/09 #863-381-7182 12-1030-3 Arbor Lofts Sublease. Available Jan 09July 09. 1 BR/1 Bath loft style apartment at $789/ month. Very close to campus at NW 3rd Place. contact Kristine schiavonek@ufl.edu or 386-214-9910 11-12-08-7-3 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 $500/ mo + utils) 440-864-0982 11-10-5-3 $495/month for a female roommate in a 2/2 fully furnished apartment for spring semester including all the utilities! Located on 62nd Blvd and bus route 20. email casde06@ufl.edu for more information. 11-6-2-3 460+share of utilities: Master bedroom with private entrance in 4/2 house from January to August, with option to renew. 1 mile from UF Campus, large backyard and bicycle or storage room, clean and quiet roommates. Furniture available if interested. Call Phil at 770-833-0814 11-19-10-3 ARBOR LOFTS. Available NOW thru July '09. lbr/lbath & large kitchen and living room. Only 3 blocks from UF by the football stadium!! No deposit. $739/month. Call, text, or email: (239)249-0216 or eweyl@ufl.edu 11-17-08-7-3 Windsor Hall Luxury Dorm, walk to class! Furnished, kitchen, utilities,internet. First floor, quiet and easy access front and side entrance. Window overlooks nature area. 1/2 large double, male. Available December'08. $489/month. 904 923-7431 or sunbay@comcast.net. 11-13-08-5-3 1 BR / 1 BA apartment sublease from January to August. Fully furnished apt. @ The Estates includes internet, cable & alarm at almost 600 sq. ft. Contact (813) 679-4946. 12-10-08-22-3 al'RooMmmae 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. -:: 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 1-608-614 Walk/bike to VA, Shands, Vet School & UF. Summit House on SW, 16th Ave. Share 2/1, 400/month + 1/2 low utilities & $220 dep. Renovated, clean & nice. Call 352-843-0220. 11-6-10-4 $550/mo, utilities inc. 4/4 house, pet friendly. Male preferred. 5 mi2 from campan next to HTUJ. Call 239-225-5259 11-6-08-10-4 Near everything! Drink/dine downtown! Walk to campus! Room in a Spacious remodeled 2 level modern house.$550/AII inclusive. Yes everything.email wjregan00@yahoo.com for pics/more info. 11-21-14-4 Female needed for a 1/1 in a 2/2 at Cabana Beach apts, runs to Jul 31 $525/mo. NO SEC DEP. Includes furn, elec, hgh spd intnet, was/dryer, cable. Must have Guarantor. Call 352-281-2055. 11-21-08-15-4 Female roommate needed in condo 1 mile from UF, $450/MO includes cable, internet, utilities, pool + more, renovated, furnished and on bus route, 352 262-2871 11-1408-10-4 Roommate wanted in nice 4BR/3BA house on 16th Ave between SFC & UF. On bus rte. DW, W/D, new stove & AC unit. Cox cable & network internet. No cats or dogs. $375/mo. All utils incl. 328-4995 11-7-5-4 Roommate needed for Spring, 2/1 Piccadilly on SW 34th near Sweetbay. $408/MO. Contact Travis 386.717.3419. 11-19-10-4 Roommate needed for 3/2 house with big backyard. Must love animals. $400 monthly & split utilities (internet, cable, & electricity) 6-9mth lease. (407) 488-7299 Tigercassi@gmall.com 11-14-08-5-4 Real Estate Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR AD ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373-Find SEE ALL CONDOS WWW.UFCONDOMINIUMS.COM Matt Price Campus Realty, 352-281-3551 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 I I I p N-91 I S 4 0 I -F, I SAW Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News ProvidersI

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2008 E ALLIGATOR, 15 Real Estate Furnishings Furnishings For Sale Autos 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 CONDOS AT UF www.CONDOSatUF.com Matt & Tiffany Thomas, Bosshardt Realty (352) 494-0194 or (352) 316-5556 2-1760-5 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 352377-9846 12-10-08-74-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT -$400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 12-10-08-74-6 J iJS6L( 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 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. Cas 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. FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ New in plastic, warr. Can del. $100 317-4031 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 in Coprighted b8eriaI Sjidicated Cooteot AviIbe fr~om Commerci8I News Providers 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 0 38" JVC TV $250 0 Futon $200 0 Liable & Chairs $150 04 Drawer File Cabinets $50/ea 352-339-4010 11-10-08-5-6 Computers, CASH PAID FOR LAPTOPS PDA's -Modems -Cameras Any condition 336-0075 www.pcrecycle.biz 12-10-08-74-7 F 0 H T E R6H 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 OF 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. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 12-10-08-74-10 UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS are underway. bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and more. Alt 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 M rycles, Mopeds 000000 SCOOTERS 00000 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 12-1008-74-11 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 LAutosZ *FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAROL ORunning or not!O ONEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS Over 10 yr svc to UF students OCall Don @ 215-7987 12-10-08-74-12 CARS -CARS BuyOSel!OTrade 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 est 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. Clean or wrecked. Segovia 352-284-8619 12-1074-12 *****ATTENTION***** OSOOSSUN CITY AUTO SALESOOSSO WHY PAY MORE? YOU COULD PAY LESS! 300+ vehicles @ wholesale prices 338-1999 12-10-08-74-12 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 12-2-60-12 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 11-17-08-45-12 Save up to 40% on auto insurance without changing your insurance company or agent with our Collision Deductible Reserve Plan. www.thecdrp.com 11-12-20-12 EZ Auto Loans Bad credit OK You Work -You Drive! $500 down. Call Tom Cash 352-949-9098 11-7-5-12 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 walks and shopping as needed. We'll have lots of fun! And you will make a new friend! Contact 219-6948. 11-10-08-74-13 The American Cancer Society. 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. ME Help Wanted,_J 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

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16, ALLIGATOR S THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2008 Help Wanted aelpWanted Help Wanted Evcnt NotiCes 01 the independent florida PART-TIME ACCOUNTING CLERK The Independent Florida Alligator has a position in the Business Office for a parttime accounts receivable clerk. Applicants must be able to work 25-30 hrs per week. Duties include billing, cash receipts posting, customer service and various reports. QuickBooks and Excel spreadsheets experience preferred. Please send resume, along with a cover letter, to: Gusiness Office, The Independent Florida Alligator, PO Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Email: rmalloy@ alligator.org AND tcarey@alligator.org or Fax 352-376-4556. No phone calls please. EDE LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS? Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be over 22, stable work history, clean driving record, drug-free, -perssonal references. www.carrsmith.com for details. 12-1074-14 Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/employment 12-10-0874-14 Political/Commercial Call Center Phone reps needed ASAP Political & Corp Campaigns. Up to $9/hr + bonus potential. 352/371-5888 X111, 4112 NW 22 Dr. 1210-74-14 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 1-6-08-7414 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 Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 372-1226 1-6-08-74-14 Now you can easily submit your classified ad for print and/or web editions right thru our website! Just go to www.alligator.org/classifieds Visa and Mastercard accepted. BARTENDING $250 A DAY POTENTIAL No experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 1-6-08-74-14 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.iapcnatraining.com Get started right away! 1-6-72-14 www.gatorSneedjobs.com Paid survey takers needed in Gainesville. 100% FREE to join. Click on surveys. 1-6-75-14 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 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 SPEAK ACRONYMS? PHP, MySQL, CSS, HTML, Javascript, and AJAX. Web developer wanted for Gainesville start-up web company that's going to change the college world. Visit www.semprove.com. 11-17-08-31-14 CLEANING JOBS All around cleaning & laundy FT/PT. Sun Fri, 12pm-7pm $7/hr. Call 256-3323 for more info and interview. 12-10-08-38-14 SALES PERSON NEEDED. Call 352-372-5444 11-17-20-14 Photography Assist PT Skills: Advanced Photoshop, professional, organized, fun, attentive to detail. No wallflowers. Interest in Photography +. Must be OK with AODA. Call Today: 352-374-4110 11-7-12-14 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. 11-7-08-10-14 Earn $1000-$3200 a month to drive new cars with ads. www.AdCarCity.com 12-8-30-14 sales representative for Gainesville manufacturer of specialty products to call on 400 of our local accounts, FT/PT, a draw with commission, email: cbv@together.net 116-08-5-14 Make money writing OpenGL Unit Tests! $100 per test, paid upon approval, first come first serve. Call James for details 321-271-1840 11-6-5-14 LPNs, CNAS, PCAs NEEDED IMMEDIATELY. Great pay. Apply today and start tomorrow! Call 352-284-2336 or fax 352-373-2254 1114-10-14 Looking for a smokin' opportunity? Sonny's Bar-B-Q is hiring for cooks and servers at 2700 N. Waldo Road. If interested, email resume to asanders@sonnysbbq.com or apply in person between 2-4. 11-10-08-5-14 MODELS NEEDED NOW! M/F models for YouTube and local print work. You get a free CD of all images after pro test photoshoot. ufstars@bellsouth.net -email us now! 1112-5-14 Gain ille Health & Fitness, Please join us for the GHFC Job Fair on Wednesday, November 12, 10am-lpm OR Thursday, November 13, 5pm-Bpm to find oat how to become part of our team. Pick up an application at the front desk, complete it, & bring it with you to the job fair. We look forward to meeting you!! Located at 4820 Newberry Road 11-6-1-14 Now hiring experienced staff for fast paced restaurant. Management experience preferred. Great pay!! Hours must be open for availability. Email resume to adamsribco@gmail.com 11-13-5-14 Spring Programming Internship! 352 Media Group is seeking talented students with experience in Web programming and development. Interested? Email lnternship@352media.com for details! 11-26-08-14-14 Spring Design Internship! 352 Media Group is seeking young artists with experience in Fireworks or Photoshop to learn from our Web design team. Interested? Email lnternship@352media.com for details! 1126-08-14-14 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 certi: fied 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 IM 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 PENNY PINCHER CLEANING SERVICE Residential 0 Commercial 0 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 Botox*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.com 1-6-75-15 Mature and reliable individual with college degree and flexible schedule is available to run errands for homes or offices. Weekends and holidays are okay also. Call 352-3756754 11-7-08-10-15 HIGH QUALITY LOW COST VIDEO PRODUCTION Education presentations-whatever you need. Call Jane 727-709-3398 or 352-486-6912 11-13-08-10-15 ***** MOVING? ***** 00000 FREEWAY MOVING 000000 You'll love our low rates & references. Student Discount. Call 352-256-0999. Lic #IM707 12-10-23-15 tehSeirvCesi 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.com 12-10-74-16 THE TRUE YOU! Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks Only $119! 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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2008 ALLIGATOR www.alligatorSports.org Lucas decides to transfer from UF By MIKE DIFERDINANDO Alligator Staff Writer mdiferdinando@alligator.org UF coach Billy Donovan announced Wednesday that sophomore point guard Jai Lucas will be transferring from the program. Donovan and Lucas met to discuss his transfer around 1 p.m. Wednesday. At the time of the meeting, the rest of the team had not been informed of Lucas' decision. "I feel bad because Jai's a great kid," Donovan said. "Any time a player leaves your program, you're always disappointed." -. No players were made available for comment on Wednesday Senior Walter Hodge, who Men's scored 12 points off the bench in Basketball the Gators' first exhibition against Warner on Monday, will replace Lucas in the starting lineup tonight when UF takes on Rollins College at 7 in the SO'Connell Center. Donovan said Lucas did not feel comfortable atFU and his departure is not an issue of playing, time. "Part of it was being far away from home and not feeling like it was the best fit for him," Donovan said. "That's the way he put it." According to Donovan, Lucas wrestled with the idea of splitting time with reigning Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year Nick Calathes at the point, and Lucas did not feel comfortable playmg so many minutes off the ball. Lucas is still free to use the basketball facilities at UF until he leaves, which Donovan said would likely be at the end of the semester. "We haven't talked about schools or anything like that yet," Donovan said. "He's going to look at his options, and weare going to try and help him pursue whatever opportunities he may have going Harrison Diamond / Alligator Staff forward." Former UF point guard Jai Lucas loses the ball during the Gators' 108-49 Donovan said he was surprised by the news, but exhibition win against Warner in the O'Connell Center on Monday night. SEE BASKETBALL, PAGE 19 UF FOOTBALL Newton in neck brace after car accident By EVAN DREXLER Alligator Staff Writer edrexler@alligator.org UF backup quarterback Cameron. Newton is in a neck brace after his car was rear-ended by a truck on Tuesday, coach Urban Meyer said. Meyer did not know the severity of Newton's injury until Wednesday, but it was serious enough to keep Newton out of Wednesday's practice. "He'll be fine," Meyer said. "He's dealing with some headaches involved with it, too, now." Newton will be traveling with the team to Nashville, Tenn., this weekend but is not expected to play. Newton has seen action in just one game this season, throwing two passes and completing one for 14 yards and rushing five times for 10 yards against Hawaii. RUNNING BACKS HEALTHY: After injuries have nagged him all season, sophomore transfer running back Emmanuel Moody is finally at 100 percent, Meyer said. "Moody's looked great," Meyer said. Newton Meyer did not know how many touches Moody will receive against Vanderbilt, but Meyer was pleased to have all of his running backs healthy. "It's just refreshing," he said. "You're at a point about three weeks ago you're down Kestahn Moore with a hamstring, Chris Rainey was dealing with a little bit of a nagging injury he's had, but he's fine, and. (Jeff) Demps, he was it. And Moody had a sprained ankle. Now I think we've got the full complement. .We'll have a full complement Saturday" Moody led the team in rushing yards against Georgia with 71, but he did not see the field until late. ETC: Meyer did not want to comment on offensive lineman Ron Wilson's status with the team, only saying he had not talked to Wilson in a while. Calathes has to carry load left by transfer ou better hope Nick Calathes really likes to play point guard. You better hope he can scoremore and make even more plays than he would've before. You better hope he'll be able to find teammates with his eyes closed. This is all because Calathes' job just got a whole lot harder. To say losing Jai Lucas destroys UF's chance for a successful rebound season would be Brian Steele an overstatement. To say it won't affect Calathes, the Gators' best player, would be an understateSteele-ing Bases ment. bsteele@aigator.org UF's offense -even more so than before -now lies in Calathes' hands. Putting Walter Hodge at point guard is like Percy Harvin taking snaps out of the shotgun. Hodge, like Harvin, still has significant value. He'll spot up for that 3-pointer, an_ he'll even help out on the occasional press on both sides of the ball. Just keep in mind that when Harvin is under center, he's running the ball. And when Hodge starts at point guard, he's not going to be running the offense. It's predictable. Calathes was still the primary catalyst for U's offense no matter what, but he had Lucas as his wingman. Now those wings have been clipped. The Lucas-and-Calathes combination gave fans something to be excited for, something to hope for The duo was being talked about as one of the top 15-20 backcourt combinations in the nation. Now it's up to Calathes to be one of the top 15-20 players in the nation. If the Gators want to make it back to the NCAA Tournament, he doesn't have a choice. With Lucas around, some of the blame comes off Calathes SEE BRIAN, PAGE 20 0555~Elk Today's question: Are transfer from UF? you upset to see Jai Lucas Wednesday's question: Who did most of the UF football team vote for as president? (see right for results) Percent (Votes) Obama 85% (73) McCain 15% (30) 103 TOTAL VOTES NHL Lightning Devils NBA 76ers Heat 3 4(SO) 106 83 0 UF football coach Urban Meyer was named one of 15 semifinalists for the Bryant College Football Coach of the Year award. Alabama coach Nick Saban is the only other Southeastern Conference coach in the running. 4 77 *COREBOA R

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18, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6,2008 SEC FOOTBALL Vandy needs best game vs. UF %ounesy X0 We mnAaW Vanderbilt quarterback Mackenzi Adams has started the last two games afterieading a comeback win against Auburn on Oct. 4. By PHIL KEGLER Alligator Staff Writer pkegler@alligator.org With No. 4 UF coming to Nashville on Saturday, Vanderbilt will take any help it can get. Most betting services have the Gators as 24point favorites, but Commodores coach Bobby Johnson had a different idea of how to level the playing field. "If they want to play with 10, we'll allow them to do it. We'll take any advantage we can get," he jokingly said earlier this week. "We'll try to sneak 13 in there and have an odd number so the officials won't see it." Johnson's sentiment may be surprising, considering a win Saturday would bump Vanderbilt into a tie atop the Southeastern Conference East. The Commodores (5-3, 3-2 SEC) opened the season with five straight wins, earning national praise as they became the darlings of college football fans across the nation. Vanderbilt is the SEC's only private school and has the league's smallest enrollment at 6,402 students, compared to UF's 51,520 students. But a recent three-game slide has kept the Commodores one win away from becoming bowl eligible for the first time since 1982. "Hopefully, we can play as well as we possibly can play," Johnson said Wednesday, "because I think that's what it's going to take to win." Now, Vanderbilt comes off a bye week to face a UF team that has played some of its most complete games the past few weeks. The Gators (7-1, 5-1 SEC) lead the league in scoring offense (42.9 per game) and points allowed (11.6), and they are the only team in the league to score more than 300 points this season. Johnson said UF's recent blowouts -it has won its last three games by an average of 42.3 points -doesn't make life easy. The Gators won 49-22 in Gainesville last season. "You don't want to be on the bad end of (a blowout) like we were last year against them," Johnson said. "It motivates your guys to get out and learn the game plan." One of the keys to Saturday's game will be the play of Vanderbilt quarterback Mackenzi Adams. The junior came off the bench to lead a fourthquarter comeback against Auburn and has started the last two games. Adams is completing only 51 percent of his passes this season but poses a dual threat with his running ability. He has 137 yards on the ground this year. "You could tell that he's a good emotional quarterback who plays with passion," UF linebacker Ryan Stamper said. "They were fired up when he came in (against Auburn)." Johnson said the key will be not giving up big plays early. "You do all you can to stay close and have a chance to win in the fourth quarter," he said. "That's how every game for us has played out (this season). .I hope it can be close in the fourth quarter." Boonstra finds success after eligibility issues in fall 2007 I SHE IS THE ONLY GATOR TO QUALIFY FOR THE ITA NATIONAL INDOORS. By TYLER JETT Alligator Contributing Writer She arrived on a new campus, in a new country, surrounded by strangers and not allowed to play the sport she has played since her early teens. Last fall was rough for Marrit Boonstra. She came to Gainesville by way of the Netherlands, where she trained at the Dutch Tennis Federation for five years and was nationally ranked in the under-18 circuit. Yet she was restricted to merely practicing with the Gators last year after the NCAA ruled her academically ineligible until the spring. In an ironic twist, No. 67 Boonstra is the only Gator competingioday at the ITA National Indoor Championships -the second ITA Grand Slam event of the season -in Charlottesville, Va. Meanwhile, the rest of UF's team did not qualify for the National Indoors and are dealing wgih a cold-like sickness that has affected the team since August. While she originally was the only UF player unable to compete, it seems fitting Boonstra has not been infected by the illness. Ever since she got word she was eligible to play last December, she has seemed untouchable. "She did a great job this summer when she was home practicing. When she got back here, she had made big strides." Roland Thornqvist UF women's tennis coach Once the spring began, Boonstra played the No. 5 position and overmatched her opponents, compiling a 15-3 record. In doubles play, she teamed with then-sophomore Megan Alexander to form a dominant duo. Alexander and Boonstra made their presence felt early by downing then-No. 5 Melissa Mang and Amanda Granson of Duke 8-5 on Feb. 15 and ending the 2007 season in the nation's top 25. While her first year with the Gators opened some eyes in the college tennis world, coaches Roland Thornqvist and Dave Balogh saw ways to improve their internationally tested newcomer. The UF staff began to strengthen Boonstra's backhand, and she worked on it while in the Netherlands after the spring season. "She did a great job this summer when she was home practicing," Thornqvist said. "When she got back here, she had made big strides." The European Gator has used those strides en route to an eventful fall. Her play in singles matches has stood out, and she owns an 8-3 record, including four wins against top-100 players. Prior to today's National Indoors, Boonstra's biggest tournament was the ITA AllAmerican. Although she failed to reach the main draw at the All-American, she played 6 1/2 hours of matches on Sept. 30 and won two matches. One of those victories came against No. 38 Gabriela Niculescu of Southern Cal. Having played many matches this fall, Boonstra has felt fatigued at times. Never has exhaustion been so rewarding. Andrew Stanflil / AlIigator Staff UF's Marrit Boonstra returns a serve during the Gator Fall Classic doubles tournament at the Ring Tennis Complex on Sept. 20. I Johnson

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 19 Gators advance to SEC Tourney second round with w1n 0 ASHLEE ELLIOTT'S LATE GOAL TOPPED ALABAMA. By BOBBY CALLOVI Alligator Writer bcallovi@alligator.org Going to overtime never crossed Becky Burleigh's mind. Even when there were two minutes left and the game was tied at 1, the UF coach had no thoughts of extra minutes. She must have known something everyone else didn't. With just more than a minute to play in regulation, junior Ashlee Elliott found a rebound in the box and put it in the back of the net to give No. 7 UF a 2-1 victory against Alabama -a very different outcome from their first meeting, which ended 61. The win allows UF to advance to the next round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. "We were ready to cross that bridge if we came to it, but we felt we were getting chances," Burleigh said. "Had it gone to overtime, we wouldn't have panicked. But to finish it in regulation was great." Even while the Gators were down a goal in the second half, panicking was never anlissue. It was the sixth time this season Soccer they were forced to win in come-from-behind fashion. "(Having that experience) makes it a lot easier at halftime when you are saying, 'Hey, we've been here before, we're going to be fine,"' Burleigh said. "That's a feeling our team has." Burleigh said the biggest problem in the first half was her team not making the most of its chances. Even with most of the Crimson Tide falling back to prevent the equalizer in the second period, the Gators still manufactured opportunities. First-Team All-SEC member Megan Kerns was finally able to take advantage of one of the scoring chances and tie the game at 1 off a cross from Nicky Kit in the 67th minute. "We felt like (a goal) was coming, whereas some teams might just go, 'Oh, it's just not our night,"' Burleigh said. Scoring the second goalbefore regulation ended was vital to allowing the Gators to be ready for their next match against Georgia on Friday. "We needed to get that last goal so we didn't have to go into overtime," Elliott said. "I feel like overtime in this tournament *a big factor on everyone's bodies." Freshman Walker looks to step up, fill hole left by Lucas in UF backcourt BASKETBALL, from page 17 understood Lucas' desire to leave if he did not feel at home in Gainesville. "I'm sure it's something that he's been thinking about for a while," Donovan said. "As a coach, you realize that these guys only have a certain length of time to play in college, and the last thing that you want is for him to be unhappy." Donovan agreed to release Lucas after speaking to him and his mother. "I hate to see him go, but I want to see him happy," Donovan said. "There's no reason to go through your career and say, 'Hey, I'm unhappy every day coming to practice.' That's no way to live." The Bellaire, Texas, native is a former McDonald's All-American and averaged 8.5 points per game for the Gators as a freshman last year, starting all 36 games. Lucas' transfer means freshman point guard Erving Walker will likely become a major contributor in the backcourt this season. Walker, who scored 13 points and dished out six assists against the Royals on Tuesday, outplayed Lucas, who went 1 for 9 from the field in his final Donovan game for UF. "Erving has proved at least he can be a formidable backup backcourt player for us, someone we can hopefully rely on," Donovan said. The recovery of Adam Allen has suddenly become more urgent for the Gators. Allen has been sidelined with a strained MCL in his left knee for the last two weeks and will be held out of tonight's final exhibition game. The 6-foot-8 sophomore averaged 4 points per game in limited playing time last season. "We need to get Adam Allen healthy," Donovan said. SPLanndiParenid 914 NW 13th St. ww.ppncf.org on the opportunity to see the world from a unique perspective If you are curious and adventurous, then pack your bags and say goodbye to the status quo. Study abroad to earn college credit, experience a different culture, learn a foreign language, discover who you are and much more. USAC, your gateway to the world.5 7' AU

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20, ALLIGATOR U THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6,2008 M I Copyrighted Materia Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers BRIAN, from page 17 if UF's offense falters. That's the usual fate of a point guard. Now, if the Gator get tripped up again, you'll hear the whispers: Calathes can't win. Calathes can't lead a team. Calathes crumbles under the, pressure of being the go-to guy. Lucas would have been the 12points-per-game and five-assistsper-game type of player who woul1have made Calathes' life as a playmaker so much easier. Ask yourself this: Do you really want Dan Werner driving the lane to find teammates? Or how about Chandler Parsons? Nothing personal against those guys, but how many 6-foot8 and 6-foot-9 playmakers do you see in the college game? Calathes now has to find his own shot off the dribble, know who to give the ball to on offense and find consistent scoring options on his bench. Perhaps Lucas felt Calathes was cramping his style. Perhaps he wanted to be the sole playmaker. Perhaps he didn't realize they could've complemented each other well. It's too bad, really. You can accomplish very little on your own, after all. Imagine trying to flirt with that cute brunette without your best friend distracting her contingent of Express-clad friends. Odds are you're not going to be successful. If UF is to be successful, then Calathes better get used to finding ways to get his whole team dates. They're going to need him now more than ever. y. 1. chan ier aroc 1. Pan Werner F Small Forward 2. Kenny KaJ IPower Forward 2. Adam Allen 2. Allan cheney 1. Walter Hog 1. Nick clte e a oL kclathes 5hootine Guard ota 2. Ray shpman LA0 2. Erving Walker Projected f I'S BaShetbai Chart Veronica Vets/ Alligator Staff Boost your GPA! We're talking about your Graduation Plan of Attack. Do it with 100% Tuition Assistance, low-cost healthcare, a supplemental paycheck, a career jump start, and up to a $20,000 bonus for specific jobs. All this as a member of the Air Force Reserve with no prior military experience needed. AI Q1 I