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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008


UF, alumni board suspends TEP until 2010


Frat can 't hold socials, recruit
By THOMAS STEWART a suspension lasting until Jan. 1, 2010 for its
Alligator Writer participation in hazing activities discovered
by UF earlier this month.
A criminal charge of hazing against UF's In an agreement reached between UF and
Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity, known as TEP, has the alumni board of UF's TEP chapter, the
been dropped, but the fraternity has agreed to fraternity will close its house, located at 9


Fraternity Row, for one year and will overhaul
its pledging process.
The house will dose at the end of this year
and reopen Jan. 1, 2010. *
Judicial The fraternity will remain
Affairs on suspension, which means it
will be unable to hold social or
sporting events or take part in
service projects or recruiting efforts, said UF


Vice President for Student Affairs Patricia
Telles-Irvin.
Rick Freedman, vice president of the
alumni board, said the board would conduct
a "brother by brother" review to determine if
any members should be removed.
"If you're not contributing to this kater-
nity in terms of service and scholarship, then
SEE TEP, PAGE 5


GPD use Taser


gun on UF student


By KATIE EMMETS
Alligator Writer

Gainesville Police officers
reported that they Tasered a
UF student after he ignored
requests to get down after
they found him at a house in
Southwest Gainesville cov-
ered in blood.
Ryan Reed, 21, was booked
at the Alachua County Jail on
charges of resisting arrest
early Tuesday morning.
A report from GPD gave
the following account" of
events:
Officers, who were re-
sponding to reports of gun-
shots at about 2:15 a.m.,
surrounded the house at 325
S.W. 12th St. after seeing win-
dows shatter.
Thinking people in the
house might be shooting at
them, the officers shouted
for the people inside to come


out.
Reed responded by say-
ing, "I'm gonna (expletive)
you up."
Officers kicked the door
open and found Reed coming
out of a bedroom with blood
on his chest and arms.
Police said Reed ignored
multiple re-
LOCal quests to get
News down.
Officers Nick
Byrd and Michael Maresca
shot him in the torso with
Taser guns at the same time
to get him on the ground and
ordered him to stay still.
When Reed still did not
listen, Byrd shot him a second
time with the Taser gun while
Maresca handcuffed him.
Officers said they were
nervous Reed would either
arm himself or barricade
himself in the room.
SEE TASER, PAGE 4


Circuit judge in Miami-Dade overturns gay adoption ban


"If we don't appeal this decision, we're going to
be litigating it one time after another."
Neil Skene
special counsel for the Department of Children and
Families


A Florida statute banning gay couples from adopting chil- North Miami resident Martin Gill and his partner, Tom Roe,
dren was declared unconstitutional Tuesday by a circuit judge will be allowed to adopt two brothers, ages 4 and 8, who have
in Miami-Dade County. been under their care as foster children since 2004, according to
a 53-page decision issued by Judge Cindy S. Lederman.


The initial decision has been met with mixed feelings by
members of UF's Pride Student Union.
"It sounds like a breakthrough in some ways," said Evan
Lauteria, Pride's vice president for education.
Lauteria said he hopes the appeal goes to the state level to
bring attention to the issue.
"Gay and lesbian parents are just as competent as hetero-
sexual ones," he said.
Tuesday's decision, which overturns a 31-year-old statute,
states that the statute infringes on children's rights to have
SEE ADOPTION, PAGE 5


UF receiver
Percy Harvin (right)
could be playing
his last regular-
season game as
a Gator against
FSU on Saturday.
Harvin has excelled
against the 'Noles
in his career.
See Story, Page 14.


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George Edmondson Jr., also known as Mr. Two-Bits, leads his signature cheer on Florida Field
during Gator Growl 2008. Edmondson retired on Saturday. See Story, Page 3.


* DECISION MET WITH MIXED FEELINGS FROM
UF'S PRIDE STUDENT UNION.

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26 1 2008 ALLIGATOR, 3
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008 E ALLIGATOR, 3


UF OFFICIALS


UF, SG
By LAUREN
Alligator W
lbaker@alligat

As Thanksgiving dral
administrators and stude
ing forward to a holiday
than chomping on turkey
Several UF officials
around Gainesville to
socializing and giving th
Government's top execu
their family.
UF President Bernie M
Chris, plan to serve dii
House and eat their -T
afterward with friends a
mother, Machen wrote in
UF Provost Joe Glover
key that will later be comp
dishes from seven friends
meal, Glover wrote-in an


heads prepare to serve,
BAKER Other UF employees are looking forward "I will most
writer to typical holiday provisions with a cultural ball, but I know
tor.org twist. he said.
Aside from turkey and green beans, Vice UF Chief F
ws near, several UF President for Student Affairs Patricia Telles- will also contrite
nt leaders are look- Irvin said she would make her favorite dish, family's feast.
y that means more mince meat pie, which historically contains "I make a g
dried fruit and animal byproducts.
will be sticking "I'll probably be the only one eating it,"
partake in service, Telles-Irvin said with a laugh.
anks while Student She will host a traditional meal for about
itives pay visits to 16 family members and UF students who
don't have a place to go, she said. If enough
[achen and his wife, turkey is left over, she will make mole, a
manner at St. Francis Mexican soup made with chili sauce and bit-
[hanksgiving meal ter chocolate. Telles-Irvin
and his 91-year-old Student Body President Kevin Reilly said
an e-mail. he is looking forward to a traditional meal a boneless chic
plans to roast a tur- in his Palm Harbor home that includes his which is stuffed
)lemented with side favorite dish, sweet potato casserole. Reilly Student Bod
for a midafternoon said he has been known to help with the be in Jacksonv
e-mail. cooking. with home-cool


celebrate for holiday


definitely be watching foot-
my way around the kitchen,"

financial Officer Matt Fajack
ute some culinary skills to his

great pumpkin-banana torte,"
Fajack said, adding he al-
ways cooks the turkey.
Fajack, who moved to
Gainesville from Ohio in
spring, said he had trou-
ble finding the properly
prepared poultry to make
his favorite Thanksgiving.
dish, turducken. The
meal is made by stuffing
iken inside a boneless duck,
1 inside a turkey.
y Vice President Yooni Yi will
ille celebrating Thanksgiving
ked Korean dishes.


Yi said her family will pass around the
phone on Thursday morning and speak with
relatives, most of whom live in Korea.
Student Body Treasurer Paul Drayton,
also of Jacksonville, said he is looking for-
ward to eating made-from-scratch macaroni
and cheese, collard greens and juicy turkey
with about 20 family members.
Drayton will also watch "National
Lampoon," a tradition that began when he
was in elementary school.
Drayton said family members take turns
sharing what they are thankful for, a tradition
his mother organizes every year.
The break might not provide time for re-
laxation for all, however.
Brian Beach, interim senior vice president
for administration, said "hectic" would be
the perfect way to describe his holiday. Beach
'has three sons, 5 years old and younger.
"I probably will be chasing the boys to
keep them away from mom," he said.


Mr. Two-Bits describes last game day as 'awesome'


* SATURDAY WAS DECLARED.
'MR. TWO-BITS DAY.' -

By THOMAS STEWART
Alligator Writer'

There's not much booing at
Gator football games anymore, a
sign George Edmondson Jr., more
commonly known as Mr. Two-Bits,
said means the team doesn't need
him as much anymore.
After 60 years of leading cheers
from the field during football
games, Edmondson, 86, cheered


his final game on Saturday.
Fittingly, UF played The
Citadel, which was Edmondson's
alma mater. '
The first Gator game
Edmondson went to was also
against The Citadel. It was at
that game that he developed his
famous cheer, after watching fans
booing the Gators.
Saturday was a day of mixed
emotions, Edmondson said in a
Tuesday interview.
He said he is ready to retire, but
UF and the fans have been so good


to him.
Edmondson said fans came up
to him on Saturday and said, "Oh,
Mr. Two-Bits, you can't quit," and
"We love you, keep
going," and all he
could do was smile.
"You know, I just
Football cannot keep going
forever," he said.
He said he appreciated the trib-
utes during the game, including
being presented with a key to the
city by Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan
and being announced with the


senior football players.
"I felt like I was in big com-
pany," he said.
He said the cheer he led on
Saturday was probably the loudest
cheer he has ever heard.
"When I ran out there for that
last time, and I could hear the fans'
response, and all I can say was
'awesome,'" he said. "It was just
awesome."
He said the atmosphere on
Saturday might have even gone to
his head a little bit.
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fact that Hanrahan named the day
after him.
His wife of 33 years, Jane, said
she's ready to see her husband
retire, but she never pressured him
to quit because it was his decision.
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Lab gets $1.3M grant


By DAVID CUMMING
Alligator Writer
Florida's marine life is under threat
because of changes in waterways, but
UF researchers may now have resources
to find some solutions.
The Emerging Pathogens Institute's
new Aquatic Pathobiology Laboratory
received about a $1.3 million grant from
the National Institute of Standards and
Technology on Monday that will expand
the building's space.
The new laboratory, located on
Mowry Road, will expand from its 3,500
square feet to a 7,000-square-foot build-
ing thanks to the grant from the institute,
a non-regulatory agency with the U.S.
Department of Commerce. Construction
began in August.
Andy Kane, director of the Aquatic
Pathobiology Lab, said the expanded
laboratory will provide more room for
faculty studying freshwater and marine


ecology and for researchers training stu-
dents in emerging toxins.
The facility allows researchers to
carefully control laboratory conditions
so the variety of animals, including
marine mammals, fish, sea turtles and
mollusks, can be studied in an optimal
environment, Greene said.
It will also unite the institute with
the College of Veterinary 'Medicine's
Center for Environmental and Human
Toxicology to share and use multiple
resources.
"It's novel to be able to share re-
sources with multiple colleges," he
said. "We'll be able to accomplish more
together."
The initial $1 million in funds for the
now $2.3 million building came from
Emerging Pathogens Institute, College
of Public Health and Health Professions,
College of Veterinary Medicine and
the Institute for Food and Agricultural
Sciences.


Student could face expulsion


TASER, from page 1


Reed told officers he had been
drinking at Mother's Pub when he
got into a fight with two people at
the bar.
On his way home, Reed said he no-
ticed two men who he thought might
have been the men from the bar walk-
ing behind him.
When he got home, Reed said he
took a shotgun outside to confront the
two men, who ran away.
Police also found Bradley Carter,
21, and Charles Caraway, 23, at the
house.
Carter, also a UF student, said he
heard several rounds fired after Reed
took the shotgun outside.
Carter said he had been in a fight
with Reed trying to get the gun away
from him when police entered the
house.
GPD spokesman Keith Kameg said
Carter also had blood on his shirt.
Police could not identify the blood
on Carter's and Reed's shirts, Kameg


said.
"We do not know what they were
shooting at, but no one wanted to
admit who fired the gun and why,"
he said.
All three men appeared angry and
intoxicated, he said.
Police also found drug parapherna-
lia in Caraway's room and 12-gauge
shotgun shells in his pocket, the report
stated.
Local Police charged both
News Reed and Caraway with
discharge of a firearm
within city limits.
Caraway was also charged with
possession of drug paraphernalia.
Reed, who was the only one ar-
rested, was also charged with resisting
an officer without violence.
He was booked at the Alachua
County Jail.
UF spokesman Steve Orlando
said the university could take action
against Reed.
"The University of Florida can do
anything up to and including expel-
ling Reed from college," he said.


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Documentary features prof's research on Amazon


* MICHAEL HECKENBERGER LIVED
WITH AMAZON TRIBE FOR TWO YEARS.

By EMILY BLAKE
Alligator Writer

Maikiejana has to travel more than 2,000
miles to visit his family.
The UF anthropology professor, known by
his American name, Michael Heckenberger,
has spent about two years living with the in-
digenous Kuikuro in the Brazilian Amazon.
For the last 20 years, he has studied the
lost cities of the Amazon and'the culture of its
indigenous people.
"They're my family now," Heckenberger
said.
Heckenberger's research was featured
on "Lost City of the Amazon," an hour long
documentary that aired Thursday on the
National Geographic Channel.
He worked with the Xingu
Ethnoarchaeological Project, a research
project composed of anthropology experts
and UF graduate students and researchers
in Brazil.
The documentary highlighted the group's
primary discoveries: dusters of civilizations
where indigenous groups lived more than
500 years ago.
The team discovered more than 15 dusters
in the Amazon, including two large dusters


in the Kuikuro area, which is in the southern
part of the Amazon.
Each duster is based on an exemplary
center, similar to a state capital, with roads
leading to smaller towns, Heckenberger said.
The research group discovered the clus-
ters by using high-resolution GPS technology
to determine what the land was like 500 years
ago, when the Europeans came to America
and the indigenous tribes were at their peak,
and comparing it with what it's like now.
At the time of colonization, each of these
dusters was comprised of a few thousand
people, Heckenberger said.
What caused the tribes to dwindle was the
same kind of depopulation and deculturiza-
tion Native Americans in the U.S. experi-
enced after European colonization, he said.
During his yearlong stay with the
Kuikuro, the tribe official adopted him by
throwing him a traditional midnight cel-
ebration and giving him his tribal name,
Maikiejana. He lived with Chief Afukaka, his
adoptive brother.
-Ever since he lived with the Kuikuro for
a year in 1993, he's gone back to visit every
year. Sometimes, the trip is for research, and
other times, it's to spend time with his ad-
opted family.
"I take very seriously my relations with
them," he said.
Although traditions and ceremonies are
done on a much smaller scale nowadays,


odrdiian m. -nuiiur claU id
UF professor Michael Heckenberger poses with an authentic Brazilian mask near
Century Tower on campus Tuesday afternoon.
Heckeniberger said tribes such as the Kuikuro the time, they had no running water, they had
live their lives much like their ancestors did. no electricity, nothing in terms of city creature
"It was fantastic," Heckenberger said. "At comforts. It was a real experience."


TEP alumni board acted quickly


TEP, from page 1

you're not, in our view, a brother in good
standing," Freedman said.
The sanctions agreed to by UF and
the board resulted from an incident on
Nov. 3, when 36 pledges were found
kneeling on the floor at the TEP house
basement.
Most pledges were shirtless and indi-
cated they had been kneeling for more
than hour, according to a University
Police report.
Some pledges told officers food and
liquid had been thrown on them, and
they were told to wear diapers secured
with duct tape on their heads, according
to the report.
Pledges also told officers they may
have been given laxatives and had been
told to do pushups and wall sits.


The pledges indicated these were
done voluntarily, according to the re-
port.
Paige Crandall, interim dean of
students, said UF was alerted to pos-
sible hazing activities through an
anonymous tip. Crandall said another
tip was received earlier
Judicial in the semester, but UF
Affairs was unable to prove any
wrongdoing.
Telles-Irvin said if the alumni board
had not acted so quickly, the fraternity's
suspension could have been much lon-
ger. She said they acted so quickly that
UF did not even have time to officially
file charges against the organization. She
would not say if any individuals are be-
ing charged separately.
Adam Fischer, the fraternity's
chancellor, declined to comment when
reached by phone.


State plans to appeal court's decision


ADOPTION, from page 1

permanent homes and violates rights to equal
protection under the law by singling out ho-
mosexuals.
The decision is being appealed by the state
through the Department of Children and
Families to clarify the law for all of Florida,
said Neil Skene, special counsel for the de-
partment.
Since the statute was declared unconstitu-
tional in a lower court, the decision only af-
fects that district and can be challenged again
in other state courts, Skene said.
"Ifwe don't appeal this decision, we're go-
ing to be litigating it one time after another,"
he said.


. Until then, the statute is still in effect for
the state.
Lauteria said he thought the timing of the
decision was strange, coming only weeks
after the passage of Amendment 2, which
defined marriage as the union between one
man and one woman.
"It's kind of bittersweet," said Adrian
Ogle, the group's vice president for outreach,
who compared the decision to Amendment 2.
"I can't share domestic partnership benefits
with my partner, but I can adopt a child."
Although Ogle said he expected to see
backlash from more conservative Floridians,
he viewed it as a sign of hope.
"I never in my wildest dreams would
think gay adoption would, be'overturned,"
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No Exceptions

Adoption requirements

shouldn't exclude gays
Circuit court judge in Miami-Dade County took a bold
step to increase the rights of homosexuals throughout
e state by allowing them to adopt children.
The judge issued her 53-page decision to effectively over-
turn a statute established more than three decades ago.
For now, the judge's decision will only apply in her district.
Because the ruling is being appealed by the state, the deci-
sion will be reconsidered to apply to the entire state of Florida:
We have our fingers crossed that the Miami judge's ruling
is upheld by the higher court. Who's to say who is fit to be a
parent until a person actually becomes a parent?
We understand the Constitution grants states all the powers
not specifically allotted to the federal government, but we don't
think denying a certain group the ability to raise children is in
keeping with our country's concept and tradition of liberty.
Arguments condemning two people of the same sex raising
a child are poorly reasoned and usually based on antiquated
ideals.
To deem people unfit for parenthood before they have
children is like telling fifth graders they will never be smart
enough to get into college. There is simply no way to know at
that point.
We aren't advocating children for all. Adoption processes
require potential parents to show they are capable of properly
caring for a human life.
Our point is that it's ignorant to exclude a single group of
people from a public service, especially when requirements
are already in place to weed out those who don't deserve
children.


Shmanksgiving


It's almost Thanksgiving,
and most people can't
shut up about how excited
they are.
Normally we would sali-
vate for Turkey Day, too, but
it has started to lose its luster.
It's going to be just another
Thursday of lame football,
shrieking younger cousins
and a crowded living room.
Sure, we could talk about
the food, but you already
know what's on the menu
because we all eat the same
thing every year. If you
ever eat at Home Zone in
the Reitz Union, then the
prospect of gravy-smothered
turkey probably won't rev
your engines.
We could try to cover up
our shallow thankfulness for
a few days off from class with
less-than-profound musings
about the value of family and
togetherness, but we'll save
you the trite, politically cor-
rect language.
The reason we're not
chomping at the bit to get
home and stuff our faces


is because we know what
comes with Thanksgiving,
and we're not kidding our-
selves.
We want to see our
families because they're our
families, and we love them.
We could wait to see them,
though, because annual
holiday gatherings always
produce the same played-out
questions from relatives we
rarely see.
"Have you graduated?"-
"Is that a real degree?" "Do
you even have a major?"
"What school do you go to
again?"
We get to answer these
questions as uncertainly as
the year before because our
answers are never right. We
love going home for a few
days as much as the next
Editorial Board, but we can
only fake so much love of a
holiday centered on eating
dry meat and fad casseroles.
We can only hope the
tryptophan will knock us
out before the questioning
begins.


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Americans should embrace belief


was born into the Jewish faith, but I started iden-
tifying myself as agnostic once I entered college.
Judaism, while offering an interesting history, tight-
ly knit community and great food, didn't answer any of
my deepest questions. Why am I here? Where am I go-
ing? What was at the Beginning? What is at the End?
I addressed these annoying curiosities by getting a
girlfriend, skipping classes and enjoying life.
But curiosity resurfaced time and time again. I was
distraught.
The workings of the world were obviously broken,
so how could people ride the cycling trivialities of day-
to-day life without striving for something better? Even
worse, people seemed to go to great lengths to avoid a
serious discussion about what "better" means.
When my cousin called me out of the blue to tell me
he had converted to Christianity, my immediate thought
was, "Great. We have a crazy in the family now."
I did not -consider his newfound faith something
worthwhile, despite my own struggle with meaning
and purpose.
My cousin told me about a book he read that opened
his mind to Christianity. How cool, I thought I would
love to read the book that brainwashed my cousin.
I spent two weeks reading Lee Strobel's "The Case
for Christ," and I realized two things. One was that I
had always envisioned Christians throwing their hands
in the air and shouting "Praise Jesus" like a bunch of
brainless cartoon characters. After reading interviews
with brilliant academics who fervently believed in
Christ as the Son of God and savior of the world, I was
forced to surrender my self-righteous belief that the
nonreligious use their brains more effectively than the
faithful.


I also realized I had spent a
life preaching about what I don't
believe. I thrived on questioning
the beliefs of others, which is
how I practiced the belief that
my existence was blessed by me
Michael Belle alone.
letters@alligator.org I still believed, and I still
preached, just like any religious
person.
I asked Christ into my life through the Holy Spirit at
10:40 p.m. on a bus in Washington, D.C. Looking back,
I realize I always believed in something; I just wasn't
sure what that something was until a strange moment
late one night in our nation's capital.
There was a time when I was the first to combat the
benefit and even the necessity of religion. I disre-
garded the faith I was born into, and it took me far too
long to realize my choice to ignore and argue religion
was time wasted.
I finally realized preaching against preaching would
not fill the holes in my life, and I became a believer.
There can be no privilege for those who demand at-
tention for the endless task of undoing belief. Belief is
tied to our very being; when it unravels, so do we.
One of my favorite people in the New Testament is
the father of a sick boy, who comes to Jesus for help. He
expresses disbelief that his son can be healed. His cry to
Jesus is, "I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!"
Americans should spend their precious time ex-
pressing and pursuing what they believe rather than
enabling the destruction of belief.
Michael Belle is a political science graduate student. His
column appears on Wednesdays.


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Letters to the Editor
High insurance rates for women practical
In her article on Monday, Andrea
Williamson displayed a stunning lack of
knowledge in any field involving economics,
mathematics or common sense.
Since when is charging people based on
the amount of their consumption sexist?
I suppose we should all pay $100 when
we go to the grocery store regardless of what
we buy.
If insurance companies operated under
her foolish assertions, we wouldn't have in-
surance companies.
Companies back all their rates with data
and set them at a level where they can oper-
ate without shutting down.
Actuaries are paid good money to de-
termine how much each person should be
charged.
Statistics don't lie, which is probably why
Ms. Williamson didn't include any in her
rant.
Women have higher health insurance
rates for the same reason men have higher
car and life insurance rates: Because they are
more costly to the insurer.
If you don't want to listen to me, there are
numerous economics and statistics profes-


sors who can explain it.


Anthony Tornatore
4LS-


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UF endangers students with classes today
School on the Wednesday before
Thanksgiving should be canceled.
What reasoning could UF and its pro-
fessors possibly give to justify penalizing
students who must make travel plans? This
policy endangers other students who have to
speed off Wednesday evening to catch planes
or trains.
Many universities around the country
give the whole,week of Thanksgiving off or
Tuesday and Wednesday at least.
These schools understand the safety of
their students comes first. An extra day or
two of classes makes no difference in the long
run when compared to the tragedy that could
befall an innocent student rushing to make it
home on time.
To all of academia against officially can-
celing school today and to all the professors
who don't make class optional, if misfor-
tune befalls students hurrying home for


Thanksgiving, their blood is on your hands.
Ryan Brosch
2AG


SG president should reflect student views
I think it is appalling the UF Student Body
president is supporting large tuition increases
without any guarantees from the administra-
tion that these funds will go toward items
that will directly benefit students, especially
considering the current state of the economy.
This is like a union representative coming
back from corporate bargaining and telling
his constituents he got them all pay cuts, then
saying, "You're welcome very much."
Scott Erker
8LS


Founding fathers respected religion
In response to Wes Hunt, I am tired of
hearing the beliefs of our nation's founders
taken advantage of. Some were more reli-
gious than others, and none was an atheist.
Thomas Jefferson and John Adams were


Unitarians who rejected most Christian dog-
ma but never rejected either Jesus or God.
George Washington said, "Reason and
experience both forbid us to expect that na-
tional morality can prevail in exclusion of
religious principle."
They all believed any religion was better
than no religion. Benjamin Franklin asked, "If
men are so wicked with religion, what would
they be if without it?"
Atheist scholar Richard Dawkins calls
religion a "fixed false belief" in his book "The
God Delusion."
Why? Because his academic background
has given him the answer to all questions of
religion, of course.
I hope nobody thinks he is the leading
figure of atheism because he disregards reli-
gious people with the same disrespectful fer-
vor that hardcore Christian fundamentalists,
like Pat Robertson, disregard atheists.
The scary part about Dawkins is that, as
opposed to Pat Robertson, many otherwise
intelligent people listen to him.
Fortunately, the wise founders of our great
country knew better than both of them.
Warren Rhea
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12-10-74-2

The Boardwalk-
Leasing for Now & SpringIII
2BR-$759/mo 3BR-$959/mo
NO MOVE-IN FEES! Great Bus Route
Call or Stop by Today!!! 377-7401
12-10-08-74-2

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


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


Your Mom
wants you to live here
1,2, or3 BR
*Great Deals*
Pet friendly, Gated
(352)372-0400
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JANUARY SPECIALS!
Why wait to move in the Fall?
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 AS A HOUSE!
Huge 4BR TH W/D inc.
FREE UF Parking*FREE Gym
Call for specials 332-7401 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




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Tired of The Same Boring Apt? -
Sign now for Downtown Living!
Luxury 1/1, 2/2 & 3/3s
Washer/Dryer*Pet Friendly*Alarm
www.arlingtonsquare.org* 338-0002
12-10-74-2

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

THREE BLOCKS TO UF!
2br/1ba from $650
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I Walk to Class!
1brs from $565 150 ft from UF!
$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!lll
352-271-3131
12-10-74-2

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

Moving in the FALL?
Close to UF Tanning, 3 Pools
24 hr gym, Billiards Room
B-ball, V-ball & Tennis courts
352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com
12-10-74-2


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*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

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


Wood floors avail! Pets loved! Now you can easily
FREE Parking! 372-7111 submit your classified ad
12-10-08-74-2
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LAKEWOOD VILLAS right thru our website!
Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans; Just go to
Furniture Packages Inc. Washer/Dryer;
Workout Rm, Tennis Court; Swimming Pool; www.alligator.org/classifieds
Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3 Visa and Mastercard accepted.
700 SW 62nd Blvd 877-781-8314
www.lakewoQdvilllas.com
12-10-08-74-2


SPYGLASS *
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages,
Inci Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet;
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 10-5:30, Sat 11-2
701 SW62nd Blvd 888-267-5078
www.spyglassapts.com
12-10-08-74-2

ACROSS FROM UF!
No Move-in Fees! Pets loved.
Studios $499, includes electric!
Wood floors available. FREE parking.
372-7111 Collegemanor.org
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


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. W/D incl
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-74-2

Homestead Apartments
1 Month Free on our 1BR & 2BR/1BA
$189 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


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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

Spacious Home Near UF
2041 NW 7th Place $1250
3BR/2BA, oversized family room
with gas fireplace, hardwood floors &
freshly painted interior. W/D & lawn svc incl
Union Properties 352-373-7578
12-10-17-2

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
S2BR/1.5BA 1433 NW 3rd Ave $975/mo
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgaineesville.com 12-10-74-2

***4BR/2BA HISTORIC HOUSE***
10 blocks to UF. Near downtown. High ceil-
ing, wood floor, centA/C, W/D, 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 1 BD/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

SUN ISLAND
Both Decembers FREE on 13 mo lease!
Sun Bay Sun Key Sun Harbor
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


*THE 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

MOVE IN TODAY!!
Great Specials on all our units!
Minutes to UF, Shands, & SFCC!
1/1, 2/2, & 3/3 units available!
352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com
12-10-45-2

THE GROVE VILLAS 0
Rental Community
1 mo. FREE RENT
1BR Loft Style Starting at $600
Gated Community 6400 SW 20th Ave.
888-373-0849
12-10-08-50-2

WALK to UF Available January.
2BR/2.5BA $1000. 1BR/1BA $600. No
pets, no smoking. Contact 352-870-7256 or
gvll32601@gmail.com 12-10-08-41-2

1 R/1BA Close to UF
$450/mo Pets ok.
352-332-8481 or 352-359-1644 11-26-08-
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For Rent
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1/1, Ridgeview, free water, next to park, on
the bus line, cent H/A, courtyard, 2 miles
to UF, convenient to shopping, no smoking,
no pets. $470 SD, $470/mo 562-2824 12-
3-08-25-2

Duckpond
2 bd 1 ba 1200 sq ft townhouse in heart of
historic neighborhood.w/d Blocks to down-
town shops & restaurants. 528 NE 4th A ave
avail Jan $795/mo 379-4952
12-10-08-35-2

SPECIAL $100 off first month rent. 2640 SW
31st PI Unit B. 2 BR/1 1/2 Ba 2 story apart-
ment. Private fenced backyard. W/D hookup.
Near UF/Shands and on bus route. 562-2782
or 514-6869. $545/month 11-26-25-2

1BR 1 BLOCK to UF
Available now. Almost new. W/D incl
$750/mo. Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387
12-10-08-26-2

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

2b,1 b 1 block MidTown *
2 Car Decal WiFi-Internet Washer & Dryer*
Jan-July 204 NW 18 St Manny 352 317 4408
11-26-08-23-2

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
12-10-08-23-2

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.AndreeRealty.cori 12-10-08-22-2

RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT PRICE, RIGHT NOW
Steps from VA, Shands, Vet School & UF.
1 & 2 Bedrooms from $625. Grad student &
VA/Shands discounts Renovated units avail
Union Properties@Summit House 376-9668
12-10-08-21-2

Spacious 1 & 2 & 3 bedrooms.starting at
$525. $625 & $795. Different floor plans
some with enclosed patios or balconies.
Italian Tile, bedrooms carpeted, D/W, W/D
hookups, verticals Central Heat & air. Lots
of storage space. Near bus route .332-7700
1-30-38-2

Large, Bright & Affordable
2br/1.5ba on SW 20th for $795
new appliances, includes w/d
pets ok, call: 352-275-4914
www.GoPinnaclePoint.com 12-2-08-13-2

2MasterBr/2Ba Luxury end unit condo in The
Gables. Vaulted ceilings, granite & custom
cabinets throughout, stainless apple, garage,
scr patio, comm pool, cable w/HBO&SHO
MUST SEE!Call 4 picsl$1250 727-492-9836
11-19-5-2

2 BED / 2 BATH CONDO $800/MONTH
Located in Capstone Quarters near the cor-
ner of Archer Rd. and 34 St. Great location
for school and shopping! www.gainesvillecon
do.info or 630-390-6612 1-6-08-19-2

SW University area, bus, bike, walk to UF.
1BR/1BA in 4/4 condo available now & for
spring. $450/mo all utils incl. Call Nalini
Pandey 352-514-3398 or email nalipijoshi2
1@gmail.com 12-10-08-18-2

2 & 3BR on shady lot. AC/heat. From $400/
mo. Water included. No pets. 4546 NW 13th
St. Call 376-5887 12-10-08-18-2

SUN ISLAND
1BRs from $580 2BRs from $650
Sun Bay Sun Key Sun Harbor
352-376-6720
12-10-08-18-2








10, ALLIGATOR U WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008


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2 Rooms Avail. In 4 Bedroom House
Avail. Dec 08' or Jan 09' $450 a room
Short term lease Avail. Other 4 bedroom
houses available for Spring Sublease
Or Year Lease Starting Aug 09' Email
ericmanin@yahoo.com or 352-682-7424
12-10-08-18-2

Wonderful Historic Apartments
Walk to UF from these 2BR/1 BA
1215 SW4th Avenue up or down avail.
$600/mo Hardwood floors, parking
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com
12-10-17-2
SERENOLA PINES APTS
Off SW 34th St near post office
1BR $515, 2BR $580
Call for daily specials
352-335-0420 1-6-08-18-2

WOODLAND TERRACE APTS
Off SWy4th St near post office.
2BR $535
Call for daily specials
352-335-0420 1-6-08-18-2
Historic Duckpond
1 bd,lba or studio apt. in vintage
house.hardwood floors, W/D, blocks to
downtown ,large yard,very peaceful 306 ne
6th st. avail Dec 1st,$480 379-4952
12-1-08-10-2

Luxurious 2/2 located at Campus Edge.
Minutes from Shands and UF. Wood floors
and upgraded cabinets. 6 bus stop routes
available. Call 954-325-6375 for special pric-
ing. 12-8-14-2

PERFECT LOCATION!
VERY NICE 1bd/1ba condo. Walk or bike
to campus and Shands. W/D, pool & fitness
cntr. Large walk-in. Vaulted ceiling. $695/mo.
Call for details. 321-543-8142
12-10-08-16-2

SUBLEASE 2 BEDROOM! BRAND NEW
KITCHEN AND BATHROOM!! MINUTES
FROM UF!
*** NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED!!!***
$675 A MONTH!! CALL NOW 305-333-5701
12-5-13-2

Victoria Station Female roommate needed,
own bed/bath available late Dec. Call 904-
343-7337 -12-2-10-2

FIRST MONTH FREE-4Bed/4Bath Condo,
imi. to campus off of 20th ave.,pool,W/D,
This is a MUST SEE! Available NOW! Only
$375/mo!!!
P: 352-262-1802 11-26-8-2

3BR/3BA LUXURY CONDO Chase Hollow
on 35th Place. Quiet neighborhood, close to
campus. Almost new. Pool. $1200/mo for all
or $500-600/room. Call 850-628-1955 12-
2-08-10-2

LARGE ROOM
Mexican tile floors, private bath, private entry.
Inci utils & cable. $550/mo. 1st month + sec.
352-256-0999 12-2-08-10-2

ADORABLE VINTAGE HOUSE 2BR/1BA,
new wd firs & stone tiles, completely remod-
eled, W/D inci, new appliances, energy effi-
cient, fenced yd. $690/mo 1st + sec. 530 NW
26 Ave 352-256-0999 12-2-08-10-2

Walk to, UF 5 Blocks
Loft aptapt avail 12/15. Large BR/BA w/
kitchenette, cent A/C, ceiling fan, W/D on
site. No pets allowed. $575/mo. Call 609-
513-6383 12-10-08-16-2

Bike to UF! Available Nowl 4/2.5 $1600/rent.
Lots of storage, 2433 sq ft two story home in-
cludes washer/dryer, dishwasher, screened
porch and fenced back yard. Call Campus
Realty @ 352-692-3800 1-6-08-18-2

FORGET THE CAR SAVE THE GAS*
WALK TO CAMPUS
3/2 1351 sq ft 1118 NW3Ave $995
3/21500 sq ft 403NW25St $1100
4/2 1736 sq ft 5 NW25 St $1150
Edbaurmanagement.com-1731 NW 6th St-
375-7104 12-10-15-2
Brand New Campus View Condos- maple
cabinets, all appl. incid., w/d, 9ft ceilings, cwn
molding, int.hlwy, alarm 2/2 $1000 w/1 de-
caled pking space & 3/3 $1500 w/2 decaled
pking spaces Edbaurmanagement.com 1731
NW6th St-375-7104 12-10-15-2


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NW 39th Ave Fancy Ig 3/2 w/loft. Open,
bright, laminated wd looking fir $750-775.
Xtra Ig loft, ceramic tile fir $900. Nice 2/2 gat-
ed patio, trees $600-640. laminated fir $675
Good area, 373-8310, 219-3937 12-3-22-2
2BR/1 BA Spacious townhouse, cent H/AC,
W/D hk up. No pets. $600/mo, $500 sec dep,
7209 SW 45th PI. Gainesville. Call 386-462-
0994 12-3-08-9-2

***ANTIQUE 1 BR APT***
Large 1BR, hdwd firs, clawfoot tub, 1908
house. Downtown near Waldo Rd. Pets ar-
ranged. $475/mo. Avail now. Greg 214-3291
12-10-14-2

******MICANOPYHOUSE******
3BR/1BA, bathrm is huge, large yard, in
Maconopy city. Pets arranged. Cool old
house. $600/mo 1st/last/dep.Avail now. Greg
214-3291 12-10-14-2

**NEAR SUPER WALMART**
Large 1BR apt, walk to Walmart. No pets.
$375/mo. 1st, last, dep. Avail now. Greg 214-
3291 12-10-14-2
3/2 w/2car carport 1901 sf huge liv. room, din.
rm, fam.rm, eat-in kitch, new d/w, w/d hkups,
wood/carpet, hge comer lot, great location
avail now $1050 edbaurmanagement.com-
1731 NW6th St-375-7104 12-10-08-13-2
2/2 townhse-newly remodeled from ceiling to
floor incl w/d & a/c/heat pump, save on en-
ergy costs. Walk or bike to Shands avail now
$800 edbaurmanagement.com-1731 NW6th
St.-375-7104 12-10-08-14-2
$500 $550 2 BD Apartments
Historical Downtown, W/D hookups,
porches, Bike to UF 10-15 mins. Great
Sizel Cutel Must Seel $99 Deposit special
rentalworkshop.com 505-9264, 870-0904
12-10-08-13-2
2/2 avail for January
*No move-in fees*
$769-975 sq. ft
1 mo. free w/1 yr leasel
pinetreegardens.com 376-4002
12-10-08-13-2
House 4BR/3BA Fenced yard Garage
Lndry Rm Wsh/dry incl. 2 master suites
North off 34th. $1300/mo. 954-340-2732
tander@bellsouth.net 12-10-08-13-2
1 unfurnished bedroom in a 4BR house.
W/D. Avail Dec 1st. $350/mo + 1/4 utils. First
and last. 2100 NW 54th Terr. 941-724-0261
12-12-08-13-2


REAL 111s for Jan 2009 at GATORNEST
Where you can kick the roommate habit &
walk to campus! 575 sq ft big for only $585.
Just 3 blocks to UF @ 300 NW 18th St.
No application fee. Most pets welcome!
Call EFN Properties @ (352) 371-3636 or
e-mail Rentals@EFNProperties.com
12-10-08-13-2

CLOSE to UF/STADIUM 4BR/2BA HOUSE

Wood Floors, Washer/Dryer, lawn mainte-
nance included
$1500 mo., Avail Dec. 1 Call(803)413-8669
11-26-08-5-2


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

**ARCHER ROAD HOUSE**
3BR/2BA, fenced backyard, tile floor, nice.
$775/mo. Call Greg 214-3291 12-10-12-2

2BR/2BA luxury condo in Vintage View.
$975/mo 1st mo rent + deposit. 1 car ga-
rage, office, W/D hook-up, heat/AC, DW,
pets allowed. Close to campus & shopping.
Call 262-6382 calcamps@hotmail.com 12-
1-08-5-2

Room in 3br house includes all
utilities,internet and washer/dryer. Ten min-
utes from campus. One at 400 and one at
350. 3331 nw 29th ave Call 850-803-5342
1-9-08-15-2

DOG FRIENDLY 3BR/2BA HOUSE

New Tile Firs, Washer/Dryer, Large Yard.
$1100 mo., Avail Jan.1st Call(339)224-8094
No extra security deposit for pets. 12-5-
08-8-2

House for rent 2 mi from UF. 2BR/1 BA/1 car
garage. 100% renovated. New kitchen appli-
ances, new tile, carpet, fixtures & window
treatment. W/D Large fenced lot. Grad or prof
only. $995/mo. Available now. 386-295-8488
12-10-08-10-2

2 bed 2 bath condo in Capstone Quarters on
Archer Rd and SW 34th ST. New paint and
carpet, washer and dryer included. Plenty
of parking and close to campus, shopping
and entertainment $800/mo. (352)672-0917
12-10-08-10-2


100+ Apts: Walk to UF
Live within 3 blocks of Criser Hall Studios
to 6BR Houses Virtual tours & photos *
www.ForRentNearUF.com 352-376-6223
12-10-9-2

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 FORA LIMITED TIME
Move-In today 352-373-7959
www.cottagegroveatgainesville.com
12-1-08-2-2

Summit House 1 BR Condo for $605 per
mo. Quiet, hear VA and Shands, $250 se-
curity. Lease negotiable. Call 352-672-1482
1-13-08-15-2

2 bed / 1 bath in NW Gainesville. $600 per
month. Quiet neighborhood near NW 39th
ave and 13th street. Central AC/Heat. New
paint & carpet. W/D hookups. Sorry, no pets.
Call 352-375-5250. 12-4-5-2

1BR/1BA studio apt, 7th floor of Seagle
Building, 6 blks to UF. W/D,- DW, garbage
disposal, garage parking, storage room.
Beautiful view of downtown G'ville. 472-
9273 billconradconstruction@yahoo.com
12-10-9-2


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


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 12-10-
30-3

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

$635/mo. 1 BR in 2BR/2.5BA townhouse with
W/D, D/W, full kitchen, private balconies,
large closets. 5 min walk to campus. Pets with
deposit. Available now. Call 904.484.4156 or
email cavguns@ufl.edu 1-6-08-21-3

GET A FREE CLASSIFIED AD!
AND
HELP FEED THE NEEDY
FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Bring in 5 non-perishable food items and
get a coupon for a
One Day Basic Classified Ad
Both Print AND Web Versions
Coupons are valid through July 31, 2009.
Donations must be brought to
The Indepent Florida Alligator office at
1105 West University Ave between
8am and 5pm, Monday through Friday.
Food drive runs through Dec. 10, 2008
You CAN make a difference:)
Coupon value is $9.00
Proceeds go to

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Gainseville place apts.(SW 35th)$450.00/
mo. inc.util.lbr/lba in a 4br/4ba(males)
furnished,3rdfl,wa/dry,parking, avail.now-
aug.09. call 904-910-1957. 11-26-08-11-3


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Arbor Lofts Sublease. Available Jan 09- July
09. 1 BR/1 Bath loft style apartment at $789/
month. Very close to campus at NW 3rd
Place. contact Kristine at
schiavonek@ufl.edu
or 386-214-9910
11-26-08-10-3

4 BLOCKS FROM UF
Large 1/1 in College Park. W/D & DW, wood
floors, central AC. Apt is brand new. Next to
Library West & pool. Contact 786-326-8593
SBrian. 12-8-15-3

Taylor Square 2/2&half luxury condo.
Available January 01- July 31 (with option to
renew). $700/month includes own room and
bath with private balcony. Walking distance
to campus and sorority row, on Sw 10th.
Contact Samantha at scmorris@ufl.edu or
call at 321-945-9611. 12-1-10-3


1 BR/1 BA sublease in a 4/4
HBO, internet & utils incl for just $454/mo.
Call Karl at 954-554-8461 12-2-08-10-3

Campus Lodge 1/1 in 4/4. All utils/cable/
internet included. $534 per month (nego-
tiable). First floor and quiet/clean roommates.
Contact John at stevejoh@ufl.edu or 727-
480-4241. 12-2-10-3

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) 440-263-3013 12-10-08-13-3


aF,* Subleases


ONE MONTH FREE! 1BR/1BA in 3/3 Luxury
Townhouse. $550/ month. (Starts Jan 09).
All utilities (Premium Cable, HS internet,
Electric, etc) INCLUDED. Further, the room
is fully furnished! Call 954-483-4597. 12-
9-08-12-3

Live without roomates across the street
from campus! College Manor spring 2009
sublease. 1 BR/1 BA apt. $565/mo + Utilities.
Will leave apt furnished. Pet-friendly com-
plex. 352-328-9518 danilizaso@ufl.edu
12-1-08-6-3

Cabana Beach Sublease! 4/4 fully furnished,
by nature trail, gym, pool. $499/mo. Paid
first mo. Contact Joel 305-219-0717. 42" flat
screen included. 11-26-5-3

ONE BLOCK FROM CAMPUS/LIBRARY
WEST! Spring/Summer. 111 NW 16th St.
Looking Glass Apts. 1 Br/1 Ba. Big BR. Free
internet, Washer/dryer, dish washer. $545/
month. Call (850) 525-4532. 1-6-14-3

1BR/1BA in 2/2 apt at The Polos available
Jan'09. Rent 493/mo plus utl. Girls only. Nice
apt and roommate. Call, text, or e-mail Judy
at 941-374-5839 or jefufl@ufl.edu for more
info. 11-26-08-4-3

Cabana Beach Sublease! WILL GIVE $500
NOW or 1st Mo. Rent Free! Jan 09-Jul 09.
Private 1 BR/1 BA in 4/4. furnished w/walk in
closet, internet. tv/cable, pool, & gym. $530/
mo. 904-536-9690 or andrea87@ufl.edu
12-10-9-3


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l l Subleases


1BA/1BR deluxe in a 4/4 at the Estates for
Spring/Summer. $575 obo. Female. Close to
campus. Go to TheEstatesUF.com for ameni-
ties. Call Kellie at 352-283-0860 12-10-9-3
WALK/BIKE TO UF!
1 BR in 4/2 @ Royal Village Apts. Spring &
summer. W/D, parking decal, furnished, awe-
some roommates! $499/mo. incl utils.. Call
727-214-7192 12-4-5-3


V| Roommates


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

- :: 2 Blocks To UF::-
Room in 4br condo inci utils, internet,
cable TV, pool. Very Nice $425 283-8777
www.Gainesville-Rooms-4-Rent.com 1-6-
08-614
MUST SEE 1Bd/1Ba in nice 2/2.5 condo
1.5 mi from UF. W/D, internet, newer appls,
pool, open parking, condo fully furnished.
$550/mo + 1/2 utils. call Chris 5614459034
12-10-08-21-4

RENT LAKE HOUSE
$400 security deposit, $400 rent/mo + utils.
Call 352-246-1637, egonskinny@gmail.com
12-5-15-4
Walk/bike to class.Clean, quiet, engineering
student needs roommate for a 2/1 at Summit
House Condos on SW 16th Ave. $400/mo +
1/2 elec. & cable. $200 dep. Call Tim, 352-
843-0220 12-1-10-4
Non-smoking roommates to share 4/2 home.
$350/mo washer/dryer wifi cable office &
utils. 352-337-2937 or ssechat@aol.com.
12-8-08-15-4
Room for Rent in a 2 bed 2 bath house. Nice
furniture, appliances and big bathroom. Very
close to UF, great for students. $500 per
month plus half utilities. Call Pat at 352-682-
9342. 12-1-08-10-4
Seeking roommate. Great & safe location.
Twnhs 5 mins to UF. Fern RM. Furn, pvt BA,
cable, parking, house for guest. Pets ok. Tons
of storage. Quiet area. Pets ok. NS $400/mo


split-util. braga@ufl.edu 407-227-7223 12-
3-08-10-4
3 bdrm 2 bath condo,2 more female roomies
needed $400.00 each all utilities paid 10 min
righted M material from U of F 10 min.from Santa Fe, swimming
pool,tennis,weight room etc. bus stop out
front. call 850-974-0686 12-5-08-10-4
I* ROCKWOOD VILLAS ROOM FOR RENT
M/F clean/mature needed ASAP for
ct C *3/3TwnH HUGE br PRVT bath PetsOK
wifi,NewApps,rte20,pool/ten/voll
S 450/mo+1/3util**NEG**3013056206 12-


Commercial ews Providersanted 2 FEMALE STUDENTS (AGES19-
24) to fill 2 bedrooms available in a 3/3
_. private baths @ the brand new woodlands.
Rent is $570 a month per room/starts JAN
0 1,2009. ALL utilities included in rent. Looking
for roommates who are respectful and clean.
If you are interested please contact me @
connerycl@yahoo.com 12-2-2-4
Female roommate needed in condo
1 mile from UF, $455/MO includes
cable, internet, utilities, pool+ more
beautifully renovated, on bus route,
Available 1/1/09, ?262-2871 12-10-08-9-4


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NEW CONDOS -WALK to UF
3 BIks to UF. For Info on ALL 1, 2, 3, 4
Bedrooms for Sale, Call Eric Leightman,
Canipus Realty at 352-219-2879. 12-10-
74-5






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

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

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

AWESOME HOUSE FOR SALE! 4 bed/3.5
bath/2 car/very LOW maintenance 3yr old
$229,000.
GREAT INVESTMENT!
jennifergoyette@mac.com 11-26-08-6-5

Rare condo 2350sf,3br/2.5b,ba/den
Lg 2car gar,new 2-zone hvac, mins
to UF,Shands,VA-Immaculate
$309K/Call C.Z. Essoe 328-6946
Matchmaker Realty 372-3930 12-8-08-10-5

CONDOSNEARUF.COM
HOMESNEARUF.COM
Free CataloglEXITRealty
12-3-4-5

FORECLOSED HOME AUCTION FLORIDA
STATEWIDE 1000 Homes MUST BE
SOLD! Free Catalog (800)678-0517
USHomeAuction.com 11-26-1-5

AUCTIONS! Saturday December '6th 10:
00 A.M. 211 Acres Highway 142, Selmer,
Tennessee. 1:00 P.M. 85Acres? Harris Road,
Crump, Tennessee. FREE BROCHURE:
(877)914-7653. Garner Auctions, Inc. Ken
Garner TN FIRM 4293. www.garnerauction
sinc.com. 11-26-1-5

3BR/2BA Foreclosure! $11,000! Only $199/
Mo! 5% down 15 years @ 8% apr. Buy, 4/BR
$259/Mo! For listings (800)366-9783 Ext
5798. 11-26-1-5

COUNTRY ACREAGE By Owner 5
Acres, Beautiful Mountaintop log cabin
site w/breathtaking views, gently rolling
property, surrounded by woods, 30mins.
from Cookeville, $29,900. Owner financing
(931)445-3611. 11-26-1-5

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS-
Handyman special bordering U.S.F.S.
paved dr., well, septic, singlewide with shop
near Lake Nantahala, borders paved road.
Only $49,000. http://valleytownrealty.com
(800)632-2212 valleytownrealty@verizon.n
et. 11-26-1-5

TENNESSEE LAND RUSH! 1+acre to 2acre
homesites, wood, views. Starting at $59,900
Tenn River & Nick-a-Jack view tracts now
available! Retirement guide rates this area #2
in U.S. places to retire. Low cost of living, no
impact fee. (330)699-2741 or (866)550-5263,
Ask About Mini Vacation! 11-26-1-5

South Carolina low country Hunting/
Recreation Tracts for sale. Close to 1-95 in
Bamberg CO. Peaceful/secluded and loaded
with deer, turkey, hogs and timber value too.
42ac-85ac-120ac-235ac-500ac-730ac- all
on the Little Salkahatchie river. Roads, game
plots, stands new Ready to hunt. Priced
below market!! Call Now (803)826-6033
(Brokers Protected). 11-26-1-5

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS Log cabin shell on 2
private acres near very wide trout stream in
the Galax area and New River State Park,
$139,500. Owner (866)789-8535. 11-26-
1-5


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 ORTHOPEQ)C
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 12-10-08-74-6

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

BED KING $170 PILLOWTOP ,
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in plas-
tic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can
deliver. 12-10-08-74-6

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

Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
12-10-74-6

BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1100
(352) 372-7490 12-10-08-74-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
12-10-08-74-6

DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 12-
10-74-6

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

DINETTE SET 5pc $120 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 12-10-08-74-6

**BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW**
**Full $100 Queen $125 King $200**
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
12-10-74-6

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowt6p mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$120 352-377-9846. 12-10-74-6

Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516.
12-10-74-6

BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-10-08-
74-6

FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 12-10-74-6

POOL TABLE Gorgeous 8" All wo6d table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
12-10-74-6

HOT TUB/SPA $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 12-10-74-6

Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New in plastic, warr. Can del. $100 317-4031

SOFA $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still
in pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 12-10-74-6

WIFE RAN AROUND I
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

GREAT BUYS!card table & 4 chairs $50 fold-
ing 42" round table top $50 table cloth to fit
table top & table red or blue $25 Kenmore
side-by-side refrigerator black $300 original
Pacman arcade game $1800 352-339-4010
12-2-08-5-6


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12, ALLIGATOR N WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008


- Computers-* ; lill Motorcycles, Mopeds *I Autos Help Wanted
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CASH PAID FOR LAPTOPS
PDA's Modems Cameras
Any condition 336-0075 www.pcrecycle.biz
12-10-08-74-7






CDmPUTER5
12-10-74-7

Computer Help Fast Gatoriand Computers
House/Dorm Fast response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount
w/lD. Certified MCSE Technicians. 338-8041.
www.GatoriandComputers.com 12-10-74-7

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


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

7.. 3
Sae For .Sale


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

UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENTAUCTIONS
are underway... -
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and
more. All individuals interested in bidding go
to: http://www.surplus.ufl.edu/online/
12-10-08-99-10

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

GIGANTIC 2-DAY Auction December 3,
4, 2008 Montgomery, Alabama. Single,
Tandem & Tri-Axle Dumps, Roll Off Trucks,
Truck Tractors, Lowboys, Crawler Loaders
& Tractors, Excavators, Motor Graders &
Scrapers, Backhoes, Rubber Tired Loaders,
Articulating Dumps. Compactors Forklifts,
Paving, Skidders, Feller Bunchers, Log
Loaders, Farm Tractors. J.M. Wood Auction
Co., Inc. (334)264-3265. Bryant Wood AL
Lic# 1137. 11-26-1-10

ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do you earn
$800 in a day? 30 Local Machines and
Candy $9,995. (888)629-9968 B02000033.
CALL US: We will not be undersold! 11-
26-1-10

Be Empowered! Realize Financial Fulfillment
with a FProven System! Six-figure Potential.
Returning 2 min-phone calls. Not MLM. Full
Training & Support. References Available.
Senous Call (800)940-6301, www.cashresu
itstoday.com 11-26-1-10

$1,000 A DAY POSSIBLE
RETURNING PHONE CALLS NO
SELLING, NOT MLM (800)479-8033
WWW.FOCUSONCASH.COM. 11-26-1-10

Business Opportunity Seekers!! Help
Others while Helping Yourself. Fire your
boss. No buying, No selling, Not a MLM!
www.wealthcomestoyou.com or (800)242-
0363 ext 7576 11-26-1-10

"EVERY BUILDING ON SALE!"
...Manufacturer Direct at "ROCK BOTTOM
PRICES" 32x60x18 $11,995. 35x60x16
$14,285. 40x80x16 $20,995. 48x100x18
$27,495. 60x120x18 $44,900. MANY
OTHERS1 Pioneer Steel (800)668-5422.
11-26-1-10


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

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

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

SCOOTER SERVICE
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service rates!
Will service any make/model. Close to UFI
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


HII Autos

FAST CASH FOR ALMOST ANY CARS
ORunning or not!*
NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 15 yr svc to UF students
OCall Don @ 215-7987 12-10-08-74-12

CARS CARS Buy0SellOTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, .Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
12-10-74-12

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

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

JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY!
0000* YOU PAY ONLY $40!!! 00000
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
CALL DON 215-7987 12-10-08-74-12

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

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

*-****ATTENTION*****
*****SUN CITY AUTO SALESOOOOO
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 ve-
hicle, 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

1951 Willy's Jeep Wagon
4x4, 4 cyl. Runs good. $3000. 352-463-7338
12-1-08-5-12

DONATE YOUR VEHICLE RECEIVE
$1000 GROCERY COUPON UNITED
BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION
Free Mammograms, Breast Cancer Info
www.ubcf.info FREE Towing, Tax Deductible,
Non-Runners Accepted, (888)468-5964.
11-26-1-12

*PICK UP BED LINER All Star, black, fair
cond. 57"x95", fits Dodge Dakota $75/OBO
*PICK UP TOPPER great cond, silver
60"x91" fits S-10 longbed. $200/OBO.
Call 352-529-9107 12-1-08-2-12


'.I Wanted 1


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

UF GRAD PAYS MORE
for gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds,
guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you
sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 12-10-
08-74-13

BE AN 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-friendl
Contact 219-6948. 12-10-08-74-13

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.


0 .2Help Wanted

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

Sthe independent florida

alligator

FULL-TIME ACCOUNTING CLERK

Full-time position in accounts receiveable.
Must be able to work from 8am-5pm, M-F.
This position combines billing with sales
related reports, cash receipts posting, mark-
ing up the paper, etc. Communication skills
with customers and students important.
QuickBooks and Excel spreadsheets experi-
ence preferred.

Please send resume, along with a cover
letter, to: Business 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.
EOE

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

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 12-10-08-
74-14


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. 12-
10-74-14

EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
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NEW DONORS
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352-378-9204
1-6-08-74-14

PARK PLACE CAR WASH
Now Hiring FT & PT positions available.
Great environment, flexible hours. Apply in
person 7404 NW 4th Blvd-Across from Home
Depot 1-6-08-74-14

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

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

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

CNA TRAINING CLASS: $2501 Work at your
own time & pace in your own home To get
program on DVD's call 352-597-2559. For
online program visit www.lapcnatraining.com
Get started right awayl 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 12-10-
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Sports
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26,2008


ALLIGATOR
www.alligatorSports.org


Picks


Column






SITE: Doak Campbell Stadium,
Tallahassee (cap. 82,000)
KICKOFF: Saturday 3:30 p.m.
TV/RADIO: ABC/WRUF AM850


We here at the alligatorSports Brand
Picks Column are seeing double.
This week, we're proud to have
twice the recommended daily value of
Mike McCall.
Our Mike McCall is a 20-year-old
journalism major and sports reporter.
But our guest this week is Mike
McCall, a 43-year-old chief meteorolo-
gist for WCTV in Tallahassee and a FSU
alumnus.
The Tampa native said he fell in love
with the weather at age 10 or 11, and he
knew meteorology was his calling after
that. He was fascinated by the weather,
but not a complete weather nerd.
"I wasn't obsessed with it," McCall
said. "I didn't spend all my days log-
ging weather records or anything like
that."
But it was still his passion, and
he went to Tallahassee for his degree
because of its meteorology program.
There, McCall joined the Marching
Chiefs drumline and was quickly
indoctrinated to the UF-Florida State
rivalry when he was booed at The
Swamp his freshman year.
"I understand fans want to yell at
each other, and that's fine," McCall
said. "But as an 18-year-old freshman, I
didn't quite understand people getting
in my face and screaming at me when
I'm in the band ... I'm in the band,
what can I do?"
The Seminoles also lacked other
rivals back in the mid-1980s, but
when they joined the Atlantic Coast
Conference in 1991, his hatred started
flowing to Miami as well.
Believe it or not, McCall had heard
of our McCall. While googling himself
to sqe if something he had written
made its way to the Internet, the meteo-
rologist discovered the sports writer.
"It was odd, I guess ironic, that he
would be writing for our archrival,"
McCall said.
And that's not the only Mike McCall
that WCTV's head weatherman knows.
SEE PICKS, PAGE 16


Gators prepare for another rivalry game


* UF WILL PLAY AT FSU ON
SATURDAY AT 3:30 P.M.

By KARL HYPPOLITE
Alligator Staff Writer
khyppolite@alligator.org

If it feels like every game the
Gators have played this season
has been against a rival, you're
.not alone.
Defensive line coach Dan
McCarney, who is in his first
season with UF, has had similar
thoughts.
But while each game has
brought different expectations,
this one against Florida State
feels a little bit different. When
the Gators square off against the
Seminoles on Saturday at 3:30
p.m. in Tallahassee, McCarney
will finally be a part of a rivalry
he has enjoyed from afar for sev-
eral years now.
"There's just so many big
games," he said. "And there are
so many rivals, but this one I've
been waiting for a long time."
UF didn't wait long to veer
its focus away from The Citadel
onto the Seminoles. In fact, the
Gators didn't even wait until the
end of the game.
"The focus shifted to Florida
State at halftime," coach Urban


Meyer said after Saturday's 70-
19 win.
But the one player who may
be looking forward to the match-
up more than any other is Percy
Harvin.


The junior has a history of
big games against the Seminoles
and used the 2006 matchup to
help introduce himself to the
country.
"We had a lot of good receiv-


ers, and he was kind of coming in
as a changeup for us," offensive
coordinator Dan Mullen said of
Harvin's freshman season. "We


SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 15


-.. -, .


Harrison Diamond / Alligator Staff
UF wide receiver Percy Harvin runs after catching a pass during the Gators' 38-7 win against Arkan-
sas at Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, Ark., on Oct. 4.


Save your gas money for 'Bama, forget about FSU


I know part of my job is trying to get fans
hopped up and excited for games, but I
just don't have it in me this week.
Don't go to Tallahassee. Enjoy
Thanksgiving with your families, and save
your ticket and gas money for next week-
end when No. 2 UF takes on No. 1 Alabama
for the Southeastern Conference title.
Maybe it's because I didn't grow up
around this rivalry, but UF-FSU just isn't
doing it for me.
I know everyone has friends and even
family on the other side. I know players on
each team grew up together. I know Urban
Meyer will only refer to Florida State as
"The Team Out West," and I know there's a
lot of history here.
Both teams were ranked in the top 10 for
every meeting from 1990-2000, and national
titles and big-name recruits were on the line
each time. But the fact that UF-FSU used to
be a great game doesn't make this a great
game.


Mike McCall
McCall-in' It
Like I See It
mmccall@alligator.org


The 'Noles are
revamped and try-
ing for the ACC
Championship, but
that's not nearly
enough to convince
me they will succeed
where LSU, Georgia
and South Carolina
failed miserably.
This rivalry will be


back in full force someday, but that day isn't
Saturday.
The Gators are playing unbeatable foot-
ball right now. Their offense is one of the
nation's best, and in a given week, their
defense and special teams units could be re-
sponsible for as many points as the offense.
Sure, Florida State has improved. But
if Georgia quarterback Matt Stafford
and South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier
couldn't crack UF's secondary, why would
FSU's Christian Ponder (12 touchdowns, 11


interceptions) can?
If this game were being played 10 years
ago, I might buy into the notion that the
idea of ruining the Gators' national title
hopes is enough to put the Seminoles over
the top.
But this isn't 10 years ago, the teams
aren't even, and the UF squad that fumbled
away a game to Mississippi has disappeared
into a dizzying seven-game win streak.
All the motivation in the world doesn't
change the mammoth task ahead of coach
Bobby Bowden's boys on Saturday.
Their defenders will have to match
up with Percy Harvin, Jeff Demps,
Chris Rainey, Louis Murphy and Aaron
Hernandez sometimes all at once.
They can't give up big plays or early
scores, and a turnover in the wrong part of
the field at the wrong time is akin to a death
sentence. They'll have to keep Brandon

SEE MIKE, PAGE 15


NCAA Basketball
Notre Dame (8) 81
Texas (6) 80


Oregon
NorthtCarolina (1)


* The UF volleyball team is hoping for its 18th-
straight Southeastern Conference title this week-
end, but the Gators have to defeat South Carolina
first. The swimming teams also won their meets
at FSU Tuesday. For full coverage, check online.


Today's question: What will be the result of the Percent (Votes)
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Chaney 15% (9)
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T d Shipman 3% (2)
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Meyer: Harvin one of nation's top two players


FOOTBALL, from page 14


had four pretty good wide receivers
on that team, and he would come in
and be a changeup and do some dif-
ferent things. He makes big plays."
Harvin broke off runs of 17,28 and
41 yards in the first half of that game
before a concussion sidelined him in
the second half.
In 2007, Harvin continued his
dominance over Florida State in fin-
ishing with a then-career high 157
rushing yards on 16 attempts and 67
yards receiving on five receptions.
Speculation is that this will be
Harvin's last game against the
Seminoles, as most expect him to en-
ter next April's NFL Draft, in which
he is projected to be a first-round


"They were usually better
than Georgia and Tennessee,
and that made it fun."
Tim Tebow
UFjunior quarterback

selection.
"If there's a better player in the
country, then he's in the top two,"
Meyer said of Harvin. "He's tremen-
dous as far as skill level. We're going
to need him the next two weeks.
Everyone knows how I feel about
Percy. I'vee this a long time, and
he's done stuff I've never seen any-
one else do. He's going to go down
as one of the best players in Florida
football history and deservedly so."
Harvin may or may not have an-
other monster game, but either way,


the Gators don't expect anything to
come easily against the Seminoles on
Bobby Bowden Field. The rivalry be-
tween the two programs is as heated
as any.
"Growing up, it was always
Florida State," quarterback Tim
Tebow said. "They were usually bet-
ter than Georgia and Tennessee, and
that made it fun."
Meyer and his players remember
how difficult it was to play there two
years ago and expect nothing less this
time.
"Two years ago, it took the field
over," Meyer said. "On the list of
concerns, it's the personnel we're
playing against and the environment.
We're going to try to prepare them,
but you have to bring your tough-
ness, and you have to bring your
defense on the road."


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Spikes away from the ball and cause a few cru-
cial mistakes in the defensive backfield.
And even if they do all that, the 'Noles have
to hope quarterback Tim Tebow has a bad day.
This isn't me trying to belittle Florida State
out of hatred, either. The 'Noles don't bother
me at all. I love Bowden, think FSU's campus
is nicer than UF's and am quickly becoming a,;
huge fan of genius/safety Myron Rolle.
I'm looking forward to Saturday for the same
reason I was hopped up to go to Vanderbilt a
few weeks ago a chance to watch a game in
a new stadium and you should look forward
to it as an opportunity to relax and watch a half
of football before the leftover turkey puts you
to sleep.


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16, ALLIGATOR U WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26,2008


Hodge sinks clutch three



as UF holds off Washington


By MIKE DiFERDINANDO
Alligator Staff Writer
mdiferdinando@alligator.org

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Leave it to the man
with the rings to make the big shot.
With the score tied 81-81 and the clock tick-
ing *own, Walter Hodge pulled the trigger on
the ball that would cut through the heart of
Washington.
His three with 1:01 left in the game pro-
pelled No. 17 UF (4-1) to an 86-84 win against
Washington (2-3) Tuesday night in the third-
place game of the O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE
Claiic.
"It was going in," Hodge said. "I knew it.
There was no doubt in my mind."
When Dan Werner (13 points) fouled out
with 1:56 left, the Gators opened the door for
Huskies big man Jon Brockman to close the UF
lead.
That was until Hodge slammed it shut
again.
"That's who we want taking that shot,"
said guard Nick Calathes, who led the Gators
with 21 points and eight assists. "He's a big
Sshotmaker."
Washington would get the ball back trailing
86-84 with 2 seconds left on the clock. UF coach
Billy Donovan decided to intentionally foul
guard Isaiah -Thomas, who made his first shot
and purposely missed the second in hopes of an
offensive rebound.
Allan Chaney managed to fight off
Brockman for the rebound and sealed the game
for UP.
"He's a big-time player and, to be honest
with you, (Brockman) almost came up with it,"
Chaney said. "Luckily, Chandler tipped the ball
to me, and I got it."

UF WOMEN'S BASKETBALL


In his first career start, Chaney made
Donovan look like a genius.
Chaney, who started in place of sophomore
Chandler Parsons, scored 13 points and had
two steals on six-of-nine shooting.

"He's a big-time player and, to be
honest with you, (Brockman) almost
came up with it."
Allan Chaney
UF freshman forward


"This morning, (Donovan) called me over
and told me I was going to start," Chaney said.
"He said it was a big opportunity for me."
Parsons once again struggled shooting the
ball, going 2 for 8 on the night.
"For him to be away from home and come
in and give us the boost he did in his first career
start was a positive for us," Donovan said.
Donovan hasn't decided if Chaney's move
in to the starting lineup will be permanent.
"Chandler is just really, really struggling
shooting the ball," Donovan said.
"He needs to figure out that there's other
parts to the game, especially on the defensive
end of the floor."
The shots were bound to start falling for
freshman point guard Erving Walker.
After struggling to find his range through
the first four games, Walker finally rediscov-
ered the touch he teased fans with during the
preseason.
The freshman scored 12 points while shoot-
ing 4 of 5 from the field and sank four threes.
Walker was at the center of a 3-point shoot-
ing revival for the Gators, who dropped 11 from
behind the arc.


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UF guard Nick Calathes and Washington's Isaiah Thomas roll on the ground for a
loose ball during the game between the Gators and Huskies on Tuesday night.


Gators hope to keep win streak alive in Bahamas trip


By CHRISTOPHER YAZBEC
Alligator Writer
cyazbec@alligator.org

If UF wants to be successful in the postsea-
son, then it knows it will have to win back-to-
back games at some point.
The Gators got a taste of what it's like
with wins at then-No. 22 FSU on Sunday and
Savannah State on Monday.
Their week doesn't get any easier, however,
as they travel to the Bahamas for the Junkanoo
Jam in Freeport on Friday and Saturday.
UF (4-1) will face Southern Illinois (2-0) on
Friday at 12:30 p.m.


The winner of that game will play the win-
ner of No. 21 Arizona State (2-1) and Hofstra
(0-2) on Saturday at 2:45 p.m., and the losers
will play at 12:30 p.m.
Winning two games in two days is some-
thing UF coach Amanda Butler knows will be
a challenge but can benefit her team later in
the season, especially the postseason.
"The back-to-back preparation is one of
the things (that helps) because this is a team
that obviously we think we're very capable
of winning the (Southeastern Conference)
Tournament," Butler said. "In order to win the
SEC Tournamenf you've got to win back-to-
back games."


Butler said her team didn't react that well
on Monday night when playing just 27 hours
after winning in Tallahassee.
The Gators had 23
turnovers and only out-
rebounded an overmatched
Tigers team by one.
"It was the first time that
we had experienced it,"
Butler said of playing two
games in a row.
Smith One of the things she
said was not a problem in
that game and should not be a cause for con-
cern for her team in the Bahamas is fatigue.


Butler rested a lot of the starters in the sec-
ond half and shuffled the lineup to get some
balanced minutes from her bench.
But she said even if the starters had played
two 40-minute games back-to-back, tiredness
would still riot be an issue.
Sharielle Smith, who has scored 15 points
in each of the last two games, said she's ready
to take a trip to the Bahamas and isn't worried
about travelling out of the country.
"It's going to be like any other away game,"
Smith said. "It's going to be a new place we've
never been before, but we're going to have
to keep our focus just like any other away
games."


PICKS, from page 14


He had been told of a Mike McCall who worked on the
Washington Redskins' staff, a Mike McCall who is a professor
in California, and even a Mike McCall who is a drummer.
One thing McCall couldn't provide us, however, was a
clevct insult for our own McCall based on his name.
"Nothing terribly exciting to manipulate about my name,
fortunately," McCall said. "The only thing that any Mike got
called when I was a kid was the Life cereal commercials that
had the, 'Hey Mikey, he likes it.' I don't know if you're familiar
with the commercial or not."
Finally, we couldn't do a column about a weatherman with-
out his weather prediction for Saturday.
McCall said a cold front is expected on Friday in Tallahassee,
but the weather should be downright comfortable on Saturday
if the"ront blows through.
But what's more accurate: his weather or his football picks?


"I'd say my weather predictions are," McCall said. "I've
played in a lot of football pools, I've played in a lot of fantasy
leagues, and even taking the spread out, especially with NFL
games... I'd like to say that I get my forecast right probably
better than 90 percent of the time. And if I could get 90 percent
right on football, I wouldn't be here, I'd be in Vegas."
Wouldn't we all. On to the picks!
In first place with a 74-36 record is Assistant Sports Editor
Evan "You're fired" Drexler, who is probably in South Florida
stalking Chad Pennington as we speak.
Trailing by a hair with a 72-38 record is Karl "You remem-
ber that one episode of 'Family Guy' when Peter is hilarious?"
Hyppolite, who fails to realize that "Family Guy" is for 13-year-
old middle schoolers whose idea of high comedy is a fart joke.
Then again, it's right up his alley.
Burdened with mediocrity, like always, with a 71-39 record
is Phil "Doritos are the only kinds of chips worth eating, except
for these other two kinds" Kegler, whose Cooler Ranch breath
may be the reason he's constantly failing with the lady-folk.
Either that or his crippling need to have three forms of Internet


connections on his body at all times.
Batting cleanup with a 70-40 mark is Sports Editor Brian
"How does 12 inches sound?" Steele, who was not talking
about what you're thinking, you dirty-minded reader. Steele
rarely exclaims things more vulgar than, "Oh, dear!"
And, as usual, in dead-ass last place with a piss-poor 67-43
record is Mike "Give it to Mikey! He likes it!" McCall, who is
not a weatherman and never will be. Sorry to crush your hopes
and dreams like that, Mike, but it's just not happening.

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WVU-Pitt
UF-FSU: ED UF 49-9; KH
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SCar SCar
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Not officially associated with the Universit the independent florida Igato y of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida VOLUME 102 ISSUE 66 VV.llUl1ll. 1A V.,IV. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008 UF, alumni board suspends TEP until 2010 Frat can't hold socia s, recruit By THOMAS STEWART Alligator Writer A criminal charge of hazing against UF'sTau Epsilon Phi fraternity, known as TEP, has been dropped, but the fraternity has agreed to a suspension lasting until Jan. 1, 2010 for its participation in hazing activities discovered by UF earlier this month. In an agreement reached between UF and the alumni board of UF's TEP chapter, the fraternity will close its house, located at 9 Fraternity Row, for one year and will overhaul its pledging process. The house will close at the end of this year and reopen Jan. 1, 2010. Judicial The fraternity will remain Affairs on suspension, which means it will be unable to hold social or sporting events or take part in service projects or recruiting efforts, said UF Vice President for Student Affairs Patricia Telles-Irvin. Rick Freedman, vice president of the alumni board, said the board would conduct a "brother by brother" review to determine if any members should be removed. "If you're not contributing to this kraternity in terms of service and scholarship, then SEE TEP, PAGE 5 GPD use Taser gun on UF student By KATIE EMMETS Alligator Writer Gainesville Police officers reported that they Tasered a UF student after he ignored requests to get down after they found him at a house in Southwest Gainesville covered in blood. Ryan Reed, 21, was booked at the Alachua County Jail on charges of resisting arrest early Tuesday morning. A report from GPD gave the following account' of events: Officers, who were responding to reports of gunshots at about 2:15 a.m., surrounded the house at 325 S.W. 12th St. after seeing windows shatter. Thinking people in the house might be shooting at them, the officers shouted for the people inside to come out. Reed responded by saying, "I'm gonna (expletive) you up." Officers kicked the door open and found Reed coming out of a bedroom with blood on his chest and arms. Police said Reed ignored multiple reNoca s quests to get News down. Officers Nick Byrd and Michael Maresca shot him in the torso with Taser guns at the same time to get him on the ground and ordered him to stay still. When Reed still did not listen, Byrd shot him a second time with the Taser gun while Maresca handcuffed him. Officers said they were nervous Reed would either arm himself or barricade himself in the room. SEE TASER, PAGE 4 Circuit judge in Miami-Dade overturns gay adoption ban 0 DECISION MET WITH MIXED FEELINGS FROM UF'S PRIDE STUDENT UNION. By ANDREA ASUAJE and KATE GALLAGHER Alligator Staff Writers A Florida statute banning gay couples from adopting children was declared unconstitutional Tuesday by a circuit judge in Miami-Dade County. SwThe initial decision has been met with mixed feelings by if we don't appeal this decision, we're going to members of UF's Pride Student Union. be litigating it one time after another." "It sounds like a breakthrough in some ways," said Evan Neil Skene Lauteria, Pride's vice president for education. special counsel for the Department of Children and Lauteria said he hopes the appeal goes to the state level to Families bring attention to the issue. "Gay and lesbian parents are just as competent as heterosexual ones," he said. North Miami resident Martin Gill and his partner, Tom Roe, Tuesday's decision, which overturns a 31-year-old statute, will be allowed to adopt two brothers, ages 4 and 8, who have states that the statute infringes on children's rights to have been under their care as foster children since 2004, according to a 53-page decision issued by Judge Cindy S. Lederman. SEE ADOPTION, PAGE 5 Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers F Have a happy Thanksgiving, like the UF officials in the Page 3 story. UF President Bernie Machen is volunteering, and SG President Kevin Reilly knows his way around the kitchen. FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 8 "/rf CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 14 Sunny 65/33 visit www.alligator.org All for Mr. Two-Bits George Edmondson Jr., also known as Mr. Two-Bits, leads his signature cheer on Florida Field during Gator Growl 2008. Edmondson retired on Saturday. See Story, Page 3. N UF receiver Percy Harvin (right) could be playing his last regularseason game as a Gator against FSU on Saturday. Harvin has excelled against the 'Noles in his career. See Story, Page 14. '00yOW,

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008 0 ALLIGATOR, 3 UF OFFICIALS UF, SG heads prepare to serve, celebrate for holiday By LAUREN BAKER Alligator Writer lbaker@alligator.org As Thanksgiving draws near, several UF administrators and student leaders are looking forward to a holiday that means more than chomping on turkey. Several UF officials will be sticking around Gainesville to partake in service, socializing and giving thanks while Student Government's top executives pay visits to their family. UF President Bernie Machen and his wife, Chris, plan to serve dinner at St. Francis House and eat their -Thanksgiving meal afterward with friends and his 91-year-old mother, Machen wrote in an e-mail. UF Provost Joe Glover plans to roast a turkey that will later be complemented with side dishes from seven friends for a midafternoon meal, Glover wrote in an e-mail. Other UF employees are looking forward to typical holiday provisions with a cultural twist. Aside from turkey and green beans, Vice President for Student Affairs Patricia TellesIrvin said she would make her favorite dish, mince meat pie, which historically contains dried fruit and animal byproducts. "I'll probably be the only one eating it," Telles-Irvin said with a laugh. She will host a traditional meal for about 16 family members and UF students who don't have a place to go, she said. If enough turkey is left over, she will make mole, a Mexican soup made with chili sauce and bitter chocolate. Student Body President Kevin Reilly said he is looking forward to a traditional meal in his Palm Harbor home that includes his favorite dish, sweet potato casserole. Reilly said he has been known to help with the cooking. "I will most definitely be watching football, but I know my way around the kitchen," he said. UF Chief Financial Officer Matt Fajack will also contribute some culinary skills to his family's feast. "I make a great pumpkin-banana torte," Fajack said, adding he always cooks the turkey. Fajack, who moved to Gainesville from Ohio in spring, said he had trouble finding the properly prepared poultry to make his favorite Thanksgiving. Tellesrvin dish, turducken. The meal is made by stuffing a boneless chicken inside a boneless duck, which is stuffed inside a turkey. Student Body Vice President Yooni Yi will be in Jacksonville celebrating Thanksgiving with home-cooked Korean dishes. Yi said her family will pass around the phone on Thursday morning and speak with relatives, most of whom live in Korea. Student Body Treasurer Paul Drayton, also of Jacksonville, said he is looking forward to eating made-from-scratch macaroni and cheese, collard greens and juicy turkey with about 20 family members. Drayton will also watch "National Lampoon," a tradition that began when he was in elementary school. Drayton said family members take turns sharing what they are thankful for, a tradition his mother organizes every year. The break might not provide time for relaxation for all, however. Brian Beach, interim senior vice president for administration, said "hectic" would be the perfect way to describe his holiday. Beach has three sons, 5 years old and younger. "I probably will be chasing the boys to keep them away from mom," he said. Mr. Two-Bits describes last game day as 'awesome' E SATURDAY WAS DECLARED 'MR. TWO-BITS DAY.' By THOMAS STEWART Alligator Writer There's not much booing at Gator football games anymore, a sign George Edmondson Jr., more commonly known as Mr. Two-Bits, said means the team doesn't need him as much anymore. After 60 years of leading cheers from the field during football games, Edmondson, 86, cheered his final game on Saturday. Fittingly, UF played The Citadel, which was Edmondson's alma mater. The first Gator game Edmondson went to was also against The Citadel. It was at that game that he developed his famous cheer, after watching fans booing the Gators. Saturday was a day of mixed emotions, Edmondson said in a Tuesday interview. He said he is ready to retire, but UF and the fans have been so good to him. Edmondson said fans came up to him on Saturday and said, "Oh, Mr. Two-Bits, you can't quit," and "We love you, keep going," and all he could do was smile. "You know, I just Football cannot keep going forever," he said. He said he appreciated the tributes during the game, including being presented with a key to the city by Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan and being announced with the senior football players. "I felt like I was in big company," he said. He said the cheer he led on Saturday was probably the loudest cheer he has ever heard. "When I ran out there for that last time, and I could hear the fans' response, and all I can say was 'awesome,"' he said. "It was just awesome." 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4, ALLIGATOR U WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008 Lab gets $1.3M grant By DAVID CUMMING Alligator Writer Florida's marine life is under threat because of changes in waterways, but UF researchers may now have resources to find some solutions. The Emerging Pathogens Institute's new Aquatic Pathobiology Laboratory received about a $1.3 million grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology on Monday that will expand the building's space. The new laboratory, located on Mowry Road, will expand from its 3,500 square feet to a 7,000-square-foot building thanks to the grant from the institute, a non-regulatory agency with the U.S. Department of Commerce. Construction began in August. Andy Kane, director of the Aquatic Pathobiology Lab, said the expanded laboratory will provide more room for faculty studying freshwater and marine ecology and for researchers training students in emerging toxins. The facility' allows researchers to carefully control laboratory conditions so the variety of animals, including marine mammals, fish, sea turtles and mollusks, can be studied in an optimal environment, Greene said. It will also unite the institute with the College of Veterinary Medicine's Center for Environmental and Human Toxicology to share and use multiple resources. "It's novel to be able to share resources with multiple colleges," he said. "We'll be able to accomplish more together." The initial $1 million in funds for the now $2.3 million building came from Emerging Pathogens Institute, College of Public Health and Health Professions, College of Veterinary Medicine and the Institute for Food and Agricultural Sciences. Student could face expulsion TAS ER, from page 1 Reed told officers he had been drinking at Mother's Pub when he got into a fight with two people at the bar. On his way home, Reed said he noticed two men who he thought might have been the men from the bar walking behind him. When he got home, Reed said he took a shotgun outside to confront the two men, who ran away. Police also found Bradley Carter, 21, and Charles Caraway, 23, at the house. Carter, also a UF student, said he heard several rounds fired after Reed took the shotgun outside. Carter said he had been in a fight with Reed trying to get the gun away from him when police entered the house. GPD spokesman Keith Kameg said Carter also had blood on his shirt. Police could not identify the blood on Carter's and Reed's shirts, Kameg said. "We do not know what they were shooting at, but no one wanted to admit who fired the gun and why," he said. All three men appeared angry and intoxicated, he said. Police also found drug paraphernalia in Caraway's room and 12-gauge shotgun shells in his pocket, the report stated. LOCaI Police charged both News Reed and Caraway with discharge of a firearm within city limits. Caraway was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Reed, who was the only one arrested, was also charged with resisting an officer without violence. He was booked at the Alachua County Jail. UF spokesman Steve Orlando said the university could take action against Reed. "The University of Florida can do anything up to and including expelling Reed from college," he said. FINISH THE SEASON STO Advertise in the last Kickoff edition of the semester! THE SEC CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW 4 depth charts 4 rosters 4 graphics 4 team match-ups 4 a look at '96 national champions 4 color on every page DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3 PUBLICATION DATE: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5 DONT MISS OUT! CALL YOUR SALES REP TODAY 352-376-4482 gb. E Add a strong resume builder. "Begin to build. your -UkencSS jpenenCoo To compete in today's job market, you need experience. The Alligator offers students just like you that opportunity. As a sales intern or representative, you will gain valuable sales experience through personal contact with clients. You will learn the media business from a hands-on perspective. If you caa work spring and summer semesters, come see what makes us a reflection of your college market. You must be enrolled in classes. Let the Alligator be your first step toward a successful future. Applications are available at: The Alligator Application deadline: Premature babies need hope, love and

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008 N ALLIGATOR, 5 Documentary features prof's research on Amazon N MICHAEL HECKENBERGER LIVED WITH AMAZON TRIBE FOR TWO YEARS. By EMILY BLAKE Alligator Writer Maikiejana has to travel more than 2,000 miles to visit his family. The UF anthropology professor, known by his American name, Michael Heckenberger, has spent about two years living with the indigenous Kuikuro in the Brazilian Amazon. For the last 20 years, he has studied the lost cities of the Amazon and the culture of its indigenous people. "They're my family now," Heckenberger said. Heckenberger's research was featured on "Lost City of the Amazon," an hour long documentary that aired Thursday on the National Geographic Channel. He worked with the Xingu Ethnoarchaeological Project, a research project composed of anthropology experts and UF graduate students and researchers in Brazil. The documentary highlighted the group's primary discoveries: clusters of civilizations where indigenous groups lived more than 500 years ago. The team discovered more than 15 clusters in the Amazon, including two large clusters in the Kuikuro area, which is in the southern part of the Amazon. Each cluster is based on an exemplary center, similar to a state capital, with roads leading to smaller towns, Heckenberger said. The research group discovered the clusters by using high-resolution GPS technology to determine what the land was like 500 years ago, when the Europeans came to America and the indigenous tribes were at their peak, and comparing it with what it's like now. At the time of colonization, each of these clusters was comprised of a few thousand people, Heckenberger said. What caused the tribes to dwindle was the same kind of depopulation and deculturization Native Americans in the U.S. experienced after European colonization, he said. During his 'yearlong stay with the Kuikuro, the tribe official adopted him by throwing him a traditional midnight celebration and giving him his tribal name, Maikiejana. He lived with Chief Afukaka, his adoptive brother. Ever since he lived with the Kuikuro for a year in 1993, he's gone back to visit every year. Sometimes, the trip is for research, and other times, it's to spend time with his adopted family. "I take very seriously my relations with them," he said. Although traditions and ceremonies are done on a much smaller scale nowadays, arn nbu -%-, --n UF professor Michael Heckenberger poses with an authentic Brazilian mask near Century Tower on campus Tuesday afternoon. Heckenberger said tribes such as the Kuikuro the time, they had no running water, they had live their lives much like their ancestors did. no electricity, nothing in terms of city creature "It was fantastic," Heckenberger said. "At comforts. It was a real experience." TEP alumni board acted quickly TEP, from page I you're not, in our view, a brother in good standing," Freedman said. The sanctions agreed to by UP and the board resulted from an incident on Nov. 3, when 36 pledges were found kneeling on the floor at the TEP house basement. Most pledges were shirtless and indicated they had been kneeling for more than hour, according to a University Police report. Some pledges told officers food and liquid had been thrown on them, and they were told to wear diapers secured with duct tape on their heads, according to the report. Pledges also told officers they may have been given laxatives and had been told to do pushups and wall sits. The pledges indicated these were done voluntarily, according to the report. Paige Crandall, interim dean of students, said UF was alerted to possible hazing activities through an anonymous tip. Crandall said another tip was received earlier Judicial in the semester, but UF AffairS was unable to prove any wrongdoing. Telles-Irvin said if the alumni board had not acted so quickly, the fraternity's suspension could have been much longer. She said they acted so quickly that UF did not even have time to officially file charges against the organization. She would not say if any individuals are being charged separately. Adam Fischer, the fraternity's chancellor, declined to comment when reached by phone. State plans to appeal court's decision ADOPTION, from page 1 permanent homes and violates rights to equal protection under the law by singling out homosexuals. The decision is being appealed by the state through the Department of Children and Families to clarify the law for all of Florida, said Neil Skene, special counsel for the department. Since the statute was declared unconstitutional in a lower court, the decision only affects that district and can be challenged again in other state courts, Skene said. 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6, ALLIGATOR N WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008 Editorial No Exceptions Adoption requirements shouldn't exclude gays X circuit court judge in Miami-Dade County took a bold step to increase the rights of homosexuals throughout e state by allowing them to adopt children. The judge issued her 53-page decision to effectively overturn a statute established more than three decades ago. For now, the judge's decision will only apply in her district. Because the ruling is being appealed by the state, the derision will be reconsidered to apply to the entire state of Florida: We have our fingers crossed that the Miami judge's ruling is upheld by the higher court. Who's to say who is fit to be a parent until a person actually becomes a parent? We understand the Constitution grants states all the powers not specifically allotted to the federal government, but we don't think denying a certain group the ability to raise children is in keeping with our country's concept and tradition of liberty. Arguments condemning two people of the same sex raising a child are poorly reasoned and usually based on antiquated ideals. To deem people unfit for parenthood before they have children is like telling fifth graders they will never be smart enough to get into college. There is simply no way to know at that point. We aren't advocating children for all. Adoption processes require potential parents to show they are capable of properly caring for a human life. Our point is that it's ignorant to exclude a single group of people from a public service, especially when requirements are already in place to weed out those who don't deserve children. Shmanksgiving It's almost Thanksgiving, and most people can't shut up about how excited they are. Normally we would salivate for Turkey Day, too, but it has started to lose its luster. It's going to be just another Thursday of lame football, shrieking younger cousins and a crowded living room. Sure, we could talk about the food, but you already know what's on the menu because we all eat the same thing -every year. If you ever eat at Home Zone in the Reitz Union, then the prospect of gravy-smothered turkey probably won't rev your engines. We could try to cover up our shallow thankfulness for a few days off from class with less-than-profound musings about the value of family and togetherness, but we'll save you the trite, politically correct language. The reason we're not chomping at the bit to get home and stuff our faces is because we know what comes with Thanksgiving, and we're not kidding ourselves. We want to see our families because they're our families, and we love them. We could wait to see them, though, because annual holiday gatherings always produce the same played-out questions from relatives we rarely see. "Have you graduated?" "Is that a real degree?" "Do you even have a major?" "What school do you go to again?" We get to answer these questions as uncertainly as the year before because our answers are never right. We love going home for a few days as much as the next Editorial Board, but we can only fake so much love of a holiday centered on eating dry meat and fad casseroles. We can only hope the tryptophan will knock us out before the questioning begins. a e igacpendrt noria a111gto Adam Wynn OPINIONS EDITOR The Afhigator encourages comments from readers. Letters to the editor should not exceed 150 wtords (about one letter-sized pae, They muast be typed, double-spaced end must inde the dltthorts name,lasificationand phone nume.Names willewthhteld ifthe witeshos iust cause. We reserve the right to edt to, length grate'e, style eand libel. Sed letters o etterslaelltgtor.rg bting the, to 1105 W. University Ave., er seed then to P.O. eBo 14257. GaInesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 550 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 376-4458. Opinions ALLIGATOR www.alligator.org/opinion V go V 1 it 'E Available from Commercial News Providers 4 -4 'S0 Column Americans should embrace belief was born into the Jewish faith, but I started identifying myself as agnostic once I entered college. Judaism, while offering an interesting history, tightly knit community and great food, didn't answer any of my deepest questions. Why am I here? Where am I going? What was at the Beginning? What is at the End? I addressed these annoying curiosities by getting a girlfriend, skipping classes and enjoying life. But curiosity resurfaced time and time again. I was distraught. The workings of the world were obviously broken, so how could people ride the cycling trivialities of dayto-day life without striving for something better? Even worse, people seemed to go to great lengths to avoid a serious discussion about what "better" means. When my cousin called me out of the blue to tell me he had converted to Christianity, my immediate thought was, "Great. We have a crazy in the family now." I did not .consider his newfound faith something worthwhile, despite my own struggle with meaning and purpose. My cousin told me about a book he read that opened his mind to Christianity. How cool, I thought -I would love to read the book that brainwashed my cousin. I spent two weeks reading Lee Strobel's "The Case for Christ," and I realized two things. One was that I had always envisioned Christians throwing their hands in the air and shouting "Praise Jesus" like a bunch of brainless cartoon characters. After reading interviews with brilliant academics who fervently believed in Christ as the Son of God and savior of the world, I was forced to surrender my self-righteous belief that the nonreligious use their brains more effectively than the faithful. Michael Belle lettersallgator.org I also realized I had spent a life preaching about what I don't believe. I thrived on questioning the beliefs of others, which is how I practiced the belief that my existence was blessed by me alone. I still believed, and I still preached, just like any religious person. I asked Christ into my life through the Holy Spirit at 10:40 p.m. on a bus in Washington, D.C. Looking back, I realize I always believed in something; I just wasn't sure what that something was until a strange moment late one night in our nation's capital. There was a time when I was the first to combat the benefit -and even the necessity -of religion. I disregarded the faith I was born into, and it took me far too long to realize my choice to ignore and argue religion was time wasted. I finally realized preaching against preaching would not fill the holes in my life, and I became a believer. There can be no privilege for those who demand attention for the endless task of undoing belief. Belief is tied to our very being; when it unravels, so do we. One of my favorite people in the New Testament is the father of a sick boy, who comes to Jesus for help. He expresses disbelief that his son can be healed. His cry to Jesus is, "I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!" Americans should spend their precious time expressing and pursuing what they believe rather than enabling the destruction of belief. Michael Belle is a political science gradtuate student. His colunm appears on Wednesdays. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator. 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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 7 Letters to the Editor High insurance rates for women practical In her article on Monday, Andrea Williamson displayed a stunning lack of knowledge in any field involving economics, mathematics or common sense. Since when is charging people based on the amount of their consumption sexist? I suppose we should all pay $100 when we go to the grocery store regardless of what we buy If insurance companies operated under her foolish assertions, we wouldn't have insurance companies. Companies back all their rates with data and set them at a level where they can operate without shutting down. Actuaries are paid good money to determine how much each person should be charged. Statistics don't lie, which is probably why Ms. Williamson didn't include any in her rant. Women have higher health insurance rates for the same reason men have higher car and life insurance rates: Because they are more costly to the insurer. If you don't want to listen to me, there are numerous economics and statistics professors who can explain it. Anthony Tornatore 4LS N U U UF endangers students with classes today School on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving should be canceled. What reasoning could UF and its professors possibly give to justify penalizing students who must make travel plans? This policy endangers other students who have to speed off Wednesday evening to catch planes or trains. Many universities around the country give the wholeweek of Thanksgiving off or Tuesday and Wednesday at least. These schools understand the safety of their students comes first. An extra day or two of classes makes no difference in the long run when compared to the tragedy that could befall an innocent student rushing to make it home on time. To all of academia against officially canceling school today and to all the professors who don't make class optional, if misfortune befalls students hurrying home for Thanksgiving, their blood is on your hands. Unitarians who rejected most Christian dogRyan Brosch ma but never rejected either Jesus or God. 2AG George Washington said, "Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that naU U U tional morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle." SG president should reflect student views They all believed any religion was better I think it is appalling the UF Student Body than no religion. Benjamin Franklin asked, "If president is supporting large tuition increases men are so wicked with religion, what would without any guarantees from the administrathey be if without it?" tion that these funds will go toward items Atheist scholar Richard Dawkins calls that will directly benefit students, especially religion a "fixed false belief" in his book "The considering the current state of the economy. God Delusion." This is like a union representative coming Why? Because his academic background back from corporate bargaining and telling has given him the answer to all questions of his constituents he got them all pay cuts, then religion, of course. saying, "You're welcome very much." I hope nobody thinks he is the leading Scott Erker figure of atheism because he disregards rell8LS gious people with the same disrespectful fervor that hardcore Christian fundamentalists, U U like Pat Robertson, disregard atheists. The scary part about Dawkins is that, as Founding fathers respected religion opposed to Pat Robertson, many otherwise In response to Wes Hunt, I am tired of intelligent people listen to him. hearing the beliefs of our nation's founders Fortunately, the wise founders of our great taken advantage of. Some were more relicountry knew better than both of them. gious than others, and none was an atheist. Warren Rhea Thomas Jefferson and John Adams were 3JM/LS Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers The Alligator will not publish on Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The deadline for Tuesday December 2: is TODAY at 4 p.m. These deadlines apply to both Display and Classified advertising. Display Advertising assified Advertising Dp376-4482 376-4446 F BRING IN 5 RECIEV NON-PERISHASLE FOOD ITEMS TO VASI 1105 W. UNIVERSITY AVE. PRIP THRU DECEMBER 10, 2005 alli t' 'You CAN MARE A DIFFERENCE! E A COUPON FOR ONE DAY C CLASSIFIED AD -0TH IT AND WE& VERSIONS! ($9.00 VALUE) BENEFITS alligtor pONAT5NOX~E,#~ J

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Food drive runs through Dec. 10, 2008 You CAN make a difference:) Coupon value is $9.00 Proceeds go to Gainesville Harvest THE BEST SPRING SPECIALS All inclusive w/free roommate matching Move in for ONLY $88 4/4 @ $399 3/3 @ $429 2/2 @ $549 Lexington Crossing 373-9009 12-10-19-1 BEST ROOM IN G'VILLE Lovely house 8BR/4BA, pool w/jacuzzi, backyard. 15'x15' rm, pvt BA w/shower, walk-in closet, Temperpedic twin, futons, TV, desk, minifridge. $800/mo incl cable/utils 305-799-6185 12-10-08-19-1 Private setting 2/1 Newly upgraded and furn w/ W/D Avail cable/internet On bus rt 3/4 mi to U/F, major shopping, Shands. Sorry no pets. $735/mo. Call 1-727-423-9463 121-08-11-1 Windsor Park. 2BR/2BA Furnished Unit. New W/D. Clubhouse, fitness and business/computer center. Cable/Internet incl. $525/ea. room obo. 305-788-5681/ Windsor515@gmail.com. 1-6-08-18-1 3BR/3BA avail Jan 08 in 4BR/4BA Countryside condo. $435/mo + $35 utils/room. Direct bus to UF 3 mi. Bball, pool, exercise room, nicely furn. 3rd Fir. W/D, wireless. Flo 352357-9656, Sebastian 352-874-8905 11-2608-8-1 All inclusive (utilities, internet & cable),fuly furnished, flexible term lease, females only, Univ. Terrace West, private bedroom & bath in 4/4 unit, $475/mo tmtrick@gmaii.com 352871-2780 12-3-08-10-2 3BD/3BA condo just over a mile from UF for rent. Fully furnished includes W/D, alarm, cable ready and monthly maid service. $1050/month. Call Erin 352-316-1063 or Christina 352-745-1708. 12-1-7-1 $_For 136rent i eunfurs d *QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE. Rustic 1 BR apt. $375/mo. 01BR cottage $435/mo. Call 378-9220 or mobile 213-3901. 12-10-08-74-2 TWO BLOCKS TO UFL Studios and 1/1s as low as $489 Available Now and January $0 MOVE IN FEES 371-0769 ColiegeParkUF.com 12-10-08-74-2 *LYONS SPECIAL* $99 1st month's rent 377-8797 12-10-08-74-2 NO FEES! 1 MONTH FREE! 2 BEDROOM ONLY $724! Includes water/sewer HUGE Floorplans! Pets Loved 335-7275 12-10-08-74-2 DOWNTOWN-THE PLACE TO BE Why only come Thursday & Saturday Nights Now Leasing 1/1's, 2/2 & 3/3 Townhouses Penthouse living at basement prices! Pool*Washers & Dryers*Pet Friendly Sign now 338-0002 12-10-74-2 Apartments off SW 20th Ave. Close to shopping, bus line and a few miles from UF. Price range $445 to $665. Includes water, sewer, garbage and pest control. Sorry no pets allowed. Call 335-7066 Mon-Fri. 1210-08-74-2 1 MONTH FREE! NO FEES! *1 BEDROOM ONLY $560 Courtyards w/pools Quiet Walk/Bike to UF/Shands Pets Loved 372-7555 12-10-08-74-2 Deluxe, Large 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/house, 60 second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 538-2181 Iv message 12-10-08-74-2 One Tour and You're SURE! 2/2 wlden--$880 or 3/2 --$945 Bike or bus to UF/Santa Fe *No move-in fees/1 mo Free* Pinetreegardens.com-376-4002 12-1-0-74-2 Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 second walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Short term available. Private Owner. $595-up. 352-5382181. Lv msg 12-10-08-74-2 MONTH FREE/NO FEES!! Oxford Manor HUGE 1/1's, 2/2;'s, 3/3's Less than 1 mi from UF! *FREE tanning*FREE cable *GIANT 24 hour gym (352) 377-2777 12-10-74-2 ** ELLIE'S HOUSES ** Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-10-71-2 2BRs STEPS TO UF! $0 MOVE IN FEES $500 Signing Bonus! As low as $306/person 371-7777 CollegeParkUF.com 12-10-08-74-2 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. THE LAURELS APARTMENTS *Sign TODAY, get 1 MONTH FREE* on our luxury, 2/2 &.3/3 townhomes FREE Cable w/HBO and Showtime All Amenities plus FREE Tanning Gated*Alarms*Pet Friendly 335-4455 www.thelaurelsuf.com 12-10-08-74-2 Huge 2 & 3 BR's Starting at $730 Pets Welcome Great location Close to UF, Dining 373-1111* SpanishTrace.org 12-10-08-74-2 How To Place A Classified Ad: Corrections and Cancellations: Cancellations: Call 373-FIND M-F, 8am -4pm. No refunds or credIn Person: By Mail: When Will Your Ad Run? its can be given. Cash, Check, MC, or Visa Use forms appearing weekly in The Ads placed by 4 pm will appear two Alligator errors: Check your ad the FIRST day it runs. Call 373-FIND Cah, ChnckMCtor isa AU/eaforms apparng wes y miTh MC, sublcnda by4p lla pe arun wor with any corrections before noon. THE ALLIGATOR IS ONLY REThe Alligator Office Alligator. Sorry, no cash by mail. MC, publication days later. Ads may run for SPONSIBLE FOR THE FIRST DAY THE AD RUNS INCORRECTLY. 1105 W. 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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 9 For Rent For Rent For Rent For Rent For Rent O F unfurnished Inished Unfurnished unfurnished unfurnished Don't Settle Come Home to Cobblestone 2/2 & 3/3 Luxbry Apts. Tanning, Pool, Bus stop, Cable, Dog Park & MORE! (352)377-2801 12-10-74-2 Bivens CoveLeasing for NOW & Spring! 1 BR-$669/mo, 2BR-$799/mo, ONE MONTH FREE & NO Move-in Fees! Call or Come by Today! 376-2507 12-10-08-74-2 All Paws On Deck! Huge 1&2 Beds*Great LOW rates FREE Cable Free Internet Full W/D in each unit!*Free Tanning! Move NOW: 372-8100 12-10-74-2 The BoardwalkLeasing for Now & Springttt 2BR-$759/mo 3BR-$959/mo NO MOVE-IN FEES! Great Bus Route Call or Stop by Today!t! 377-7401 12-10-08-74-2 ALL THE SPACE YOU NEED! At the price you want No Movp-in Fees! Move in TODAY! 1, 1 w/den & 2 BRs -Reduced Rates! FREE UF parking FREE Gym Pets Welcome 352-332-7401 12-10-74-2 *@PARKING@@ Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leavemssg. 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 9 C) c CC C) C 0 C-) ~0 C) Cu C-, ~0 C C,) C" C" CD C> C> CD -CM Ec Ec JANUARY SPECIALS! Why wait to move in the Fall? Luxury 1/1 @ $699 No Deposit -Move in TODAY! 352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com 12-10-74-2 Affordable, Quiet, Comfortable I'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 AS A HOUSE! Huge 4BR TH W/D inc. FREE UF Parking*FREE Gym Call for specials 332-7401 12-10-74-2 Great LOW Rates! GIANT 1&2 Beds No move-in fees*Full W/Di We love pets* Free Tanning! Call now: 372-8100! 12-10-74-2 Walk to Class! 1brs from $565 -150 ft from UF! $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 BR, Starting at $450 www.action-realtors.com 352-331-1133 12-10-74-2 Moving in the FALL? Close to UF -Tanning, 3 Pools 24 hr gym, Billiards Room B-ball, V-ball & Tennis courts 352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com r/ 12-10-74-2 Tired of The Same Boring Apt? APARTMENTS Sign now for Downtown Living! Luxury 1/1, 2/2 & 3/3s *1 MONTH FREE OR CASH BACK* Washer/Dryer*Pet Friendly*Alarm Brand NEW & leasing for Fall 08 www.arlingtonsquare.org* 338-0002 >From 1080 sq ft/2brs -1633 sq ft/3brs 12-10-74-2 .Beach-entry pool*free tanning*pet friendly 352.376.0696 www.EnclaveUF.com M S U W L 12-10-08-74-2 Gainesville's Best Kept Secret Leasing for Fall & NOW' *Walk to UF, 3BDI2BA@ Luxury 2/2 TH. 3 Blocks to Norman Hall FREE Cable, FREE Tanning, FREE Alarms Historic, Stone Duplex Walk to UF *379-WALK Newly Remodeled 12-10-74-2 WD, HVAC, Pet Friendly THREE BLOCKS TO UF! 2br/1 ba from $650 No Move-in Fees! Water included Wood floors avail! Pets loved! FREE Parking! 372-7111 12-10-08-74-2 LAKEWOOD VILLAS Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans; Furniture Packages Inc. Washer/Dryer; Workout Rm, Tennis Court; Swimming Pool; Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3 700 SW 62nd Blvd 877-781-8314 www.lakewoodvilllas.com 12-10-08-74-2 0 SPYGLASS 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! Pets loved. Studios -$499, includes electric! Wood floors available. FREE parking. 372-7111 Collegemanor.org 12-10-08-74-2 -L **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 $1 200/mo 352-375-8256 12-1 0-74-2 Now you can easily submit your classified ad for print and/or web editions right thru our website! Just go to www.alligator.org/classifieds Visa and Mastercard accepted. 2 bed luxury condos for rent. Granite tops, 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. W/D incl Union Properties 352-373-7578 www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-74-2 Homestead Apartments 1 Month Free on our 1 BR & 2BR/1 BA $189 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 Spacious Home Near UF 2041 NW 7th Place $1250 3BR/2BA, oversized family room with gas fireplace, hardwood floors & freshly painted interior. W/D & lawn svc incl Union Properties 352-373-7578 12-10-17-2 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 1 BD/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 28D/1 BA $995/mo W/D incl. Near Norman & Sorority Row Union Properties 352-373-7578 www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-74-2 SUN ISLAND Both Decembers FREE on 13 mo lease! Sun Bay S Sun Key O Sun Harbor 352-376-6720 12-10-08-71-2 *@WOODLAND VILLAS@@ 2BR units starting at $745. Outed 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 *THE 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 MOVE IN TODAY Great Specials on all our units! Minutes to UF, Shands, & SFCC! 1/1, 2/2, & 3/3 units available! 352-335-7656 ww.thepolosuf.com 12-10-45-2 THE GROVE VILLAS S Rental Community 1 mo. FREE RENT lBR Loft Style Starting at $600 Gated Community 6400 SW 20th Ave. 888-373-0849 12-10-08-50-2 WALK to UF Available January. 2BR12.5BA $1000. 1BR/1BA $600. No pets, no smoking. Contact 352-870-7256 or gvll32601@gmail.com 12-10-08-41-2 1BR/1 BA Close to UF $450/mo Pets ok. 352-332-8481 or 352-359-1644 30-2 11-26-081/1, 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 123-08-25-2 Duckpond 2 bd 1 ba 1200 sq ft townhouse in heart of historic neighborhood.w/d Blocks to downtown shops & restaurants. 528 NE 4th A ave avail Jan $795/mo 379-4952 12-10-08-35-2 SPECIAL -$100 off first 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 11-26-25-2 1BR -1 BLOCK to UF Available now. Almost new. W/D incl $750/mo. Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 12-10-08-26-2 Walking Distance to UF Law School! 419 NW 25th Street. Clean, beautiful newer home 3 bd/2ba w/d included! $1650/mo. Avail. end of Dec.Iearly 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 11-26-08-23-2 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 12-10-08-23-2 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.corh 12-10-08-22-2 RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT PRICE, RIGHT NOW Steps from VA, Shands, Vet School & UF. 1 & 2 Bedrooms from $625. Grad student & VA/Shands discounts Renovated units avail Union Properties@Summit House 376-9668 12-10-08-21-2 Spacious 1 & 2 & 3 bedrooms.starting at $525. $625 & $795. Different floor plans some with enclosed patios or balconies. Italian Tile, bedrooms carpeted, D/W, W/D hookups, verticals Central Heat & air. Lots of storage space. Near bus route .332-7700 1-30-38-2 Large, Bright & Affordable 2br/1.5ba on SW 20th for $795 new appliances, includes w/d pets ok, call: 352-275-4914 www.GoPinnaclePoint.com 12-2-08-13-2 2MasterBr/2Ba Luxury end unit condo in The Gables. Vaulted ceilings, granite & custom cabinets throughout, stainless appl, garage, scr patio, comm pool, cable w/HBO&SHO MUST SEE!Call 4 pics!$1250 727-492-9836 11-19-5-2 2 BED / 2 BATH CONDO $800/MONTH Located in Capstone Quarters near the corner of Archer Rd. and 34 St. Great location for school and shopping! w2w.gainesvillecon do. info or 630-390-6612 1-8-08-19-2 SW University area, bus, bike, walk to UF 1BR/1BA in 4/4 condo available now & for spring. $450/mo all utils inci. Call Nalini Pandey 352-514-3398 or email nalinijoshi2 1@gmail.com 12-10-08-18-2 2 & 3BR on shady lot. AC/heat. From $400/ mu. Water included. No pets. 4546 NW 13th St. Call 376-5887 12-10-08-18-2 SUN ISLAND 1 BRs from $580 2BRs from $650 Sun Bay s Sun Key S Sun Harbor 352-376-6720 12-10-08-18-2

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10, ALLIGATOR N WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008 For Rent P Rent For ent For Rent unfurnished nfshedrifFrsheshid unfurnishedc 2 Rooms Avail. In 4 Bedroom House Avail. Dec 08' or Jan 09' $450 a room Short term lease Avail. Other 4 bedroom houses available for Spring Sublease Or Year Lease Starting Aug 09' Email ericmanin@yahoo.com or 352-682-7424 12-10-08-18-2 Wonderful Historic Apartments Walk to UF from these 2BR/1 BA 1215 SW 4th Avenue up or down avail. $600/mo Hardwood floors, parking Union Properties 352-373-7578 www.rentgainesville.com 12-10-17-2 SERENOLA PINES APTS Off SW 34th St near post office 1 BR $515, 26R $580 Call for daily specials 352-335-0420 1-6-08-18-2 WOODLAND TERRACE APTS Off SW.34th St near post office. 2BR $535 Call for daily specials 352-335-0420 1-6-08-18-2 Historic Duckpond 1 bd,lba or studio apt. in vintage house.hardwood floors, W/D, blocks to downtown large yarduvery peaceful 306 ne 6th st. avail Dec lst,$480 379-4952 12-1-08-10-2 Luxurious 2/2 located at Campus Edge. Minutes from Shands and UF. Wood floors and upgraded cabinets. 6 bus stop routes available. Call 954-325-6375 for special pricing. 12-8-14-2 PERFECT LOCATION! VERY NICE ibd/lba condo. Walk or bike to campus and Shands. W/D, pool & fitness cntr. Large walk-in. Vaulted ceiling. $695/mo. Call for details. 321-543-8142 12-10-08-16-2 SUBLEASE -2 BEDROOM! BRAND NEW KITCHEN AND BATHROOM!! MINUTES FROM UFI NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED!!!* $675 A MONTH!! CALL NOW 305-333-5701 12-5-13-2 Victoria Station Female roommate needed, own bed/bath available late Dec. Call 904343-7377 -12-2-10-2 FIRST MONTH FREE-4Bed/4Bath Condo, imi. to campus off of 20th ave.,pool,W/D, This is a MUST SEE! Available NOW! Only $375/mol! P: 352-262-1802 11-26-8-2 3BR/3BA LUXURY CONDO -Chase Hollow on 35th Place. Quiet neighborhood, close to campus. Almost new. Pool. $1200/mo for all or $500-600/room. Call 850-628-1955 122-08-10-2 LARGE ROOM Mexican tile floors, private bath, private entry. Inc utils & cable. $550/mo. 1st month + sec. 352-256-0999 12-2-08-10-2 ADORABLE VINTAGE HOUSE 2BR/1BA, new wd firs & stone tiles, completely remodeled, W/D incl, new appliances, energy efficient, fenced yd. $690/mo 1st + sec. 530 NW 26 Ave 352-256-0999 12-2-08-10-2 Walk IoUF 5 Blocks Loft apt avail 12/15. Large BR/BA w/ kitchenette, cent A/C, ceiling fan, W/D on site. No pets allowed. $575/mo. Call 609513-6383 12-10-08-16-2 Bike to UF! Available Now! 4/2.5 $1600/rent. Lots of storage, 2433 sq ft two story home includes washer/dryer, dishwasher, screened porch and fenced back yard. Call Campus Realty @ 352-692-3800 1-6-08-18-2 *FORGETTHE CAR *SAVETHEGAS* WALK TO CAMPUS 3/2 1351 sq ft 1118 NW 3 Ave $995 3/21500sqft 403NW25St $1100 4/2 1736 sq ft 5 NW 25 St $1150 Edbaurmanagement.com-1731 NW 6th St375-7104 12-10-15-2 Brand New Campus View Condosmaple cabinets, all appl. incid., w/d, 9ft ceilings, cwn molding, int.hlwy, alarm 2/2 $1000 w/1 decaled pking space & 3/3 $1500 w/2 decaled pking spaces Edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th St-375-7104 12-10-15-2 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 flr $675 Good area, 373-8310, 219-3937 12-3-22-2 2BR/1BA Spacious townhouse, cent H/AC, W/D hk up. No pets. $600/mo, $500 sec dep, 7209 SW 45th Pl. Gainesville. Call 386-4620994 12-3-08-9-2 ***ANTIQUE 1 BR APT*** Large 1BR, hdwd firs, clawfoot tub, 1908 house. Downtown near Waldo Rd. Pets arranged. $475/mo. Avail now. Greg 214-3291 12-10-14-2 ******MICANOPY HOUSE****** 3BR/1BA, bathrm is huge, large yard, in Maconopy city. Pets arranged. Cool old house. $600/mo 1st/last/dep. Avail now. Greg 214-3291 12-10-14-2 **NEAR SUPER WALMART** Large 1BR apt, walk to Walmart. No pets. $375/mo. 1st, last, dep. Avail now. Greg 2143291 12-10-14-2 3/2 w/2car carport 1901 sf huge liv. room, din. rm, fam.rm, eat-in kitch, new d/w, w/d hkups, wood/carpet, hge corner lot, great location avail now $1050 edbaurmanagement.com1731 NW 6th St-375-7104 12-10-08-13-2 2/2 townhse-newly remodeled from ceiling to floor inct w/d & a/c/heat pump, save on energy costs. Walk or bike to Shands avail now $800 edbaurmanagement.com-1731 NW 6th St.-375-7104 12-10-08-14-2 $500 -$550 2 BD Apartments Historical Downtown, W/D hookups, porches, Bike to UF 10-15 mins. Great Sizel Cute! Must Seel $99 Deposit special rentalworkshop.com 505-9264, 870-0904 12-10-08-13-2 2/2 avail for January *No move-in fees* $769-975 sq. ft I mo. free w1 yr teasel pinetreegardens.com 376-4002 12-10-08-13-2 House 4BR/3BA Fenced yard Garage Lndry Rm Wsh/dry incl. 2 master suites North off 34th. $1300/mo. 954-340-2732 tander@bellsouth.net 12-10-08-13-2 1 unfurnished bedroom in a 4BR house. W/D. Avail Dec 1st. $350/mo + 1/4 utils. First and last. 2100 NW 54th Terr. 941-724-0261 12-12-08-13-2 REAL Ills for Jan 2009 at GATORNEST Where you can kick the roommate habit & walk to campus! 575 sq ft big for only $585. Just 3 blocks to UF @ 300 NW 18th St. No application fee. Most pets welcome! Call EFN Properties @ (352) 371-3636 or email Rentals@EFNProperties.com 12-10-08-13-2 CLOSE to UF/STADIUM 4BR/2BA HOUSE Wood Floors, Washer/Dryer, lawn maintenance included $1500 mo., Avail Dec. 1 Call(803)413-8669 11-26-08-5-2 PET'S PARADISE $375 -$650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 12-1008-11-2 **ARCHER ROAD HOUSE** 3BR/2BA, fenced backyard, tile floor, nice. $775/mo. Call Greg 214-3291 12-10-12-2 2BR/2BA luxury condo in Vintage View. $975/mo 1st mo rent + deposit. 1 car garage, office, W/D hook-up, heat/AC, DW, pets allowed. Close to campus & shopping. Call 262-6382 calcamps@hotmal.com 121-08-5-2 Room in 3br house includes all utilities,internet and washer/dryer. Ten minutes from campus. One at 400 and one at 350. 3331 nw 29th ave Call 850-803-5342 1-9-08-15-2 DOG FRIENDLY 3BR/2BA HOUSE New Tile FIrs, Washer/Dryer, Large Yard. $1100 mo., Avail Jan.1st Call(339)224-8094 No extra security deposit for pets. 12-508-8-2 House for rent 2 mi from UF. 2BR/1 BA/1 car garage. 100% renovated. New kitchen appliances, new tile, carpet, fixtures & window treatment. W/D Large fenced lot. Grad or prof only. $995/mo. Available now. 386-295-8488 12-10-08-10-2 2 bed 2 bath condo in Capstone Quarters on Archer Rd and SW 34th ST. New paint and carpet, washer and dryer included. Plenty of parking and close to campus, shopping and entertainment $800/mo. (352)672-0917 12-10-08-10-2 100+ Apts: Walk to UF Live within 3 blocks of Criser Hall Studios to 6BR Houses Virtual tours & photos www.ForRentNearUF.com 352-376-6223 12-10-9-2 S Cottage Grove 0 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 12-1-08-2-2 Summit House 1 BR Condo for $605 per mo. Quiet, near VA and Shands, $250 security. Lease negotiable. Call 352-672-1482 1-13-08-15-2 2 bed / 1 bath in NW Gainesville. $600 per month. Quiet neighborhood near NW 39th ave and 13th street. Central AC/Heat. New paint & carpet. W/D hookups. Sorry, no pets. Call 352-375-5250. 12-4-5-2 1BR/1BA studio apt, 7th floor, of Seagle Building, 6 blks to UF. W/D, DOW, garbage disposal, garage parking, storage room. Beautiful view of downtown G'ville. 4729273 billconradconstruction@yahoo.com 12-10-9-2 Apartments Sublet & Roommates Browse FREE! www.SUBLET.com 1-877-FOR-RENT/201-845-7300 12-10-08-74-3 oxford manor 2/2 sublet. 1 month free w/ lease. gated entry, mid in unit, free cable and tanning, large gym, 2 pools, sauna $906mo lease exp. 7/30/09 #863-381-7182 12-1030-3 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 $635/mo. 1 BR in 2BR/2.5BA townhouse with W/D, D/W, full kitchen, private balconies, large closets. 5 min walk to campus. Pets with deposit. Available now. Call 904.484.4156 or email cavguns@ufl.edu 1-6-08-21-3 GET A FREE CLASSIFIED AD! AND HELP FEED THE NEEDY FOR THE HOLIDAYS Bring in 5 non-perishable food items and get a coupon for a One Day Basic Classified Ad Both Print AND Web Versions Coupons are valid through July 31, 2009. Donations must be brought to The Indepent Florida Alligator office at 1105 West University Ave between 8am and 5pm, Monday through Friday. Food drive runs through Dec. 10, 2008 You CAN make a difference:) Coupon value is $9.00 Proceeds go to Gainesville Harvest Gainseville place apts.(SW 35th)$450.00/ mo. inc.util.lbr/lba in a 4br/4ba(males) furnished,3rdfl,wa/dry,parking, avail.nowaug.09. call 904-910-1957. 11-26-08-11-3 a) U U.0 Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008 0 ALLIGATOR, 11 Subleases SublSub,leases Real Estate Furnishings 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 at schiavonek@ufl.edu or 386-214-9910 11-26-08-10-3 4 BLOCKS FROM UF Large 1/1 in College Park. W/D & DW, wood floors, central AC. Apt is brand new. Next to Library West & pool. Contact 786-326-8593 Brian. 12-8-15-3 Taylor Square 2/2&half luxury condo. Available January 01July 31 (with option to renew). $700/month includes own room and bath with private balcony. Walking distance to campus and sorority row, on Sw 10th. Contact Samantha at scmorris@ufl.edu or call at 321-945-9611. 12-1-10-3 1 BR/1 BA sublease in a 4/4 HBO, internet & utils incl for just $454/mo. Call Karl at 954-554-8461 12-2-08-10-3 Campus Lodge 1/1 in 4/4. All utils/cable/ internet included. $534 per month (negotiable). Firstfloor and quiet/clean roommates. Contact John at stevejoh@ufl.edu or 727480-4241. 12-2-10-3 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) 440-263-3013 12-10-08-13-3 ONE MONTH FREE! 1 BR/1 BA in 3/3 Luxury Townhouse. $550/ month. (Starts Jan 09). All utilities (Premium Cable, HS internet, Electric, etc) INCLUDED. Further, the room is fully furnished! Call 954-483-4597. 129-08-12-3 Live without roomates across the street from campus! College Manor spring 2009 sublease. 1 BR/1 BA apt. $565/mo + Utilities. Will leave apt furnished. Pet-friendly complex. 352-328-9518 danilizaso@ufl.edu 12-1-08-6-3 Cabana Beach Su by nature trail, g first mo. Contact J screen included. ONE BLOCK F WEST! Spring/Su Looking Glass Apt internet, Washer/ month. Call (850) 1BR/1BA in 2/2 a Jan'09. Rent 493/ apt and roommate at 941-374-5839 info. 11-26-08-4Cabana Beach S NOW or 1st Mo. Private 1 BR/i BA closet. internet. tv, mo. 904-536-96 12-10-9-3 Copyrighted Materi Syndicated Contenil Available from Commercial N I I p -I U IBA/1BR deluxe in a 4/4 at the Estates for Spring/Summer. $575 obo. Female. Close to campus. Go to TheEstatesUF.com for amenities. Call Kellie at 352-283-0860 12-10-9-3 WALK/BIKE TO UF! 1inn 4/ @I' Ro al,, iiia~ e-, AptSping, & 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 summer. W/D, parking decal, furnished, awesome roommates! $499/mo. inGI utils. Call 727-214-7192 12-4-5-3 mates" Brand new luxury condos starting at $220k F Granite tops, tall ceilings, private balcony Roommate Matching HERE blease! 4/4 fully furnished, Oxford Manor 377-2777 ym, pool. $499/mo. Paid The Landings 336-3838 oel 305-219-0717. 42" flat The Laurels 335-4455 11-26-5-3 Cobblestone 377-2801 Hidden Lake 374-3866 ROM CAMPUS/LIBRARY 12-10-74-4 mmer. 111 NW 16th St. s. I Br/1 Ba. Big BR. Free -2 Blocks To UF dryer, dish washer. $545/ Room in 4br condo ed utils, internet, 525-4532. 1-6-14-3 cable TV, pool. Very Nice $425 283-8777 www.Gainesville-Rooms-4-Rent.com 1-608-614 pt at The Polos available mo plus utl. Girls only. Nice MUST SEE 1Bd/1Ba in nice 2/2.5 condo .Call, text, or e-mail Judy 1.5 mi from UF. W/D, internet, newer appls, or jefufl@ufl.edu for more pool, open parking, condo fully furnished. 3 $550/mo + 1/2 utils. call Chris 5614459034 12-10-08-21-4 ublease!WILLGIVE$500 RENT LAKE HOUSE Rent Free! Jan 09-Jul 09. in 4/4. furnished w/walk in $400 security deposit, $400 rent/mo + utils. 'cable, pool, & gym. $530/ Call 352-246-1637, egonskinny@gmail.com 90 or andrea87@ufl.edu 12-5-15-4 Walk/bike to class.Clean, quiet, engineering student needs roommate for a 2/1 at Summit House Condos on SW 16th Ave. $400/mo + 1/2 elec. & cable. $200 dep. Call Tim, 352843-0220 12-1-10-4 Non-smoking roommates to share 4/2 home. $350/mo washer/dryer wifi cable office & utils. 352-337-2937 or ssechat@aol.com. 12-8-08-15-4 Room for Rent in a 2 bed 2 bath house. Nice furniture, appliances and big bathroom. Very close to UF, great for students. $500 per month plus half utilites. Call Pat at 352-6829342. 12-1-08-10-4 Seeking roommate. Great & safe location. Twnhs 5 mins to UF. Fem RM. Furn, pvt BA, cable, parking, house for guest. Pets ok. Tons of storage. Quiet area, Pets ok. NS, $400/mo split-util. braga@ufl.edu 407-227-7223 12* 3-08-10-4 3 bdrm 2 bath condo,2 more female roomies needed $400.00 each all utlities paid 10 min from U of F 10 min.from Santa Fe, swimming pool,tennis,weight room etc. bus stop out front. call 850-974-0686 12-5-08-10-4 ROCKWOOD VILLAS ROOM FOR RENT M/F clean/mature needed ASAP for 3/3TwnH HUGE br PRVT bath PetsOK wifiNewApps,rte20,pool/ten/voll 450/mo+1/3util**NEG**3013056206 129-10-4 is Providers Vanted 2 FEMALE STUDENTS (AGES1924) to fill 2 bedrooms available in a 3/3 private baths @ the brand new woodlands. Rent is $570 a month per room/starts JAN 1,2009. ALL utilties included in rent. Looking for roommates who are respectful and clean. If you are interested please contact me @ conneryc1@yahoo.com 12-2-2-4 Female roommate needed in condo 1 mile from UF, $455/MO includes cable, internet, utilities, pool+ more beautifully renovated, on bus route, Available 1/1/09, 7262-2871 12-10-08-9-4 a Real Estate I 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 steel & concrete construction, alarm system. Call Eric Wild at 352-870-9453 12-10-74-5 AFFORDABLE LUXURY NEW CONSTRUCTION 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 AWESOME HOUSE FOR SALE! 4 bed/3.5 bath/2 car/very LOW maintenance 3yr old $229,000. GREAT INVESTMENT! jennifergoyefte@mac.com 11-26-08-6-5 Rare condo 2350sf,3br/2.5b,ba/den Lg 2car garner 2-zone hvac, mins to UF,Shands,VA-lmmaculate $309K/Call C.Z. Essoe 328-6946 Matchmaker Realty 372-3930 12-8-08-10-5 CONDOSNEARUF.COM HOMESNEARUF.COM Free Catalog!EXITRealty 12-3-4-5 FORECLOSED HOME AUCTION FLORIDA STATEWIDE 1000 Homes MUST BE SOLD! Free Catalog (800)678-0517 USHomeAuction.com 11-26-1-5 AUCTIONS! Saturday December 6th 10: 00 A.M. 211 Acres Highway 142, Selmer, Tennessee. 1:00 P.M. 85Acres? Harris Road, Crump, Tennessee. FREE BROCHURE: (877)914-7653. Garner Auctions, Inc. Ken Garner TN FIRM 4293. www.garnerauction sinc.com. 11-26-1-5 3BR/2BA Foreclosure! $11,000! Only $199/ Mo! 5% down 15 years @ 8% apr. Buy, 4/BR $259/Mo! For listings (800)366-9783 Ext 5798. 11-26-1-5 COUNTRY ACREAGE -By Owner 5 Acres, Beautiful Mountaintop log cabin site w/breathtaking views, gently rolling property, surrounded by woods, 30mins. from Cookeville, $29,900. Owner financing (931)445-3611. 11-26-1-5 NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINSHandyman special bordering U.S.FS. paved dr., well, septic, singlewide with shop near Lake Nantahala, borders paved road. Only $49,000. hftp://valleytownrealty.com (800)632-2212 valleytownrealty@verizon.n et. 11-26-1-5 TENNESSEE LAND RUSH! 1+acre to 2acre homesites, wood, views. Starting at $59,900 Tenn River & Nick-a-Jack view tracts now available! Retirement guide rates this area #2 in U.S. places to retire. Low cost of living, no impact fee. (330)699-2741 or (866)550-5263, Ask About Mini Vacation! 11-26-1-5 South Carolina low country Hunting/ Recreation Tracts for sale. Close to 1-95 in Bamberg CO. Peaceful/secluded and loaded with deer, turkey, hogs and timber value too. 42ac-85ac-120ac-235ac-500ac-730acall on the Little Salkahatchie river. Roads, game plots, stands new Ready to hunt. Priced below market!! Call Now (803)826-6033 (Brokers Protected). 11-26-1-5 VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS Log cabin shell on 2 private acres near very wide trout stream in the Galax area and New River State Park, $139,500. Owner (866)789-8535. 11-261-5 BED -QUEEN -$110 ORTHOPEDIC Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 12-10-08-74-6 BED -FULL SIZE -$90 ORTHOPEQIC 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 wn/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-372-7490 12-10-08-74-6 BED -KING -$170 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can deliver. 12-10-08-74-6 CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost $1500, sacrifice $450 352-333-7516 Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516 12-10-74-6 BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can deliver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1100 (352) 372-7490 12-10-08-74-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846 12-10-08-74-6 DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table, 6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New, still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100. Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 1210-74-6 FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899 DINETTE SET 5pc $120 Brand new in box. Never used. 352-377-9846 12-10-08-74-6 **BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW** **Full $100 Queen $125 King $200** Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name matching sets not used or refurbished. Still in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516. 12-10-74-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $120 352-377-9846. 12-10-74-6 BedAll New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516. 12-10-74-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-10-0874-6 FUTON -$60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 12-10-74-6 POOL TABLE -Gorgeous 8" All wood table. Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs. Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail $5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846 12-10-74-6 HOT TUB/SPA -$1295 Brand New Loaded! Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery, MUST SELL 352-372-8588 12-10-74-6 Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box. New in plastic, warr. Can del. $100 317-4031 SOFA $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 12-10-74-6 WIFE RAN AROUND 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 GREAT BUYS!card table & 4 chairs $50 folding 42" round table top $50 table cloth to fit table top & table -red or blue $25 Kenmore side-by-side refrigerator black $300 original Pacman arcade game $1800 352-339-4010 12-2-08-5-6

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12, ALLIGATOR U WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008 Comers Motircycles, Moeds At elp Wanted Help Wanted CASH PAID FOR LAPTOPS PDA's -Modems -Cameras Any condition 336-0075 www.pcrecycle.biz 12-10-08-74-7 CODrPLITER6 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 al Bcy cies 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 S For Sale ) PARKING: Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 12-10-08-74-10 UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS are underway. bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: hftp://www.surplus.ufl.edu/online/ 12-10-08-99-10 PARTY SUPPLIES Complete line of Bar Suppies, glassware, beer taps, draft beer equipment. Professional Cooking Utensils. R.W. Beaty Co 1206 N Main St. RWBEATY.COM 376-5939 M-F 8-5, Sa 10-3 12-10-74-10 GIGANTIC 2-DAY Auction December 3, 4, 2008 Montgomery, Alabama. Single, Tandem & Tri-Axle Dumps, Roll Off Trucks, Truck Tractors, Lowboys, Crawler Loaders & Tractors, Excavators, Motor Graders & Scrapers, Backhoes, Rubber Tired Loaders, Articulating Dumps. Compactors Forklifts, Paving, Skidders, Feller Bunchers, Log Loaders, Farm Tractors. J.M. Wood Auction Co., Inc. (334)264-3265. Bryant Wood AL Lic# 1137. 11-26-1-10 ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do you earn $800 in a day? 30 Local Machines and Candy $9,995. (888)629-9968 B02000033. CALL US: We will not be undersold! 1126-1-10 Be Empowered! Realize Financial Fulfillment with a Proven System! Six-figure Potential. Returning 2 mis-phone cells. Not MLM. Full Training & Support. References Available. Serious Call (800)940-6301, www.cashresu Itstoday.com 11-26-1-10 $1,000 .A DAY POSSIBLE RETURNING PHONE CALLS NO SELLING, NOT MLM (800)479-8033 WVW.FOCUSONCASH.COM. 11-26-1-10 Business Opportunity Seekers!! Help Others while Helping Yourself. Fire your boss. No buying, No selling, Not a MLM! www.wealthcomestoyou.com or (800)2420363 ext 7576 11-26-1-10 "EVERY BUILDING ON SALE!" .Manufacturer Direct at "ROCK BOTTOM PRICES" 32x60x18 $11,995. 35x60x16 $14,285. 40x80x16 $20,995. 48x100x18 $27,495. 60x120x18 $44,900. MANY OTHERS Pioneer Steel (800)668-5422. 11-26-1-10 000*00 SCOOTERS 60000 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, Deelim, Hyosung, Adly, Genuine, Schwinn, others. 2 yr warrantees. 1024 S Main St 338-8450 solanocycle.com 12-10-08-74-11 FAST CASH FOR ALMOST ANY CARS ORunning or not!* *NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS OOver 15 yr svc to UF students *Call Don @ 215-7987 12-10-08-74-12 CARS -CARS BuyOSell*Trade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda,.Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 12-10-74-12 OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000 SELECT MOTOR CAR THE YELLOW BUILDING 2715 N MAIN 377-1616 www.selectmotorcar.us 12-10-08-74-12 $500! POLICE IMPOUNDS! HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC. For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622 4-22-72-12 JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY! 00000 YOU PAY ONLY $40M 00000 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***** SOSOOSUN CITY AUTO SALESOSOO 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 1951 Willy's Jeep Wagon 4x4, 4 cyl. Runs good. $3000. 352-463-7338 12-1-08-5-12 DONATE YOUR VEHICLE RECEIVE $1000 GROCERY COUPON UNITED BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION Free Mammograms, Breast Cancer Info www.ubcf.info FREE Towing, Tax Deductible, Non-Runners Accepted, (888)468-5964. 11-26-1-12 *PICK UP BED LINER -All Star, black, fair cond. 57"x95", fits Dodge Dakota $75/OBO *PICK UP TOPPER -great cond, silver 60"x91" fits S-10 longbed. $200/OBO. Call 352-529-9107 12-1-08-2-12 Wanted 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 friendly Contact 219-6948. 12-10-08-74-13 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. This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings 0 the dependent florida alligator FULL-TIME ACCOUNTING CLERK Full-time position in accounts receiveable. Must be able to work from 8am-5pm, M-F. This position combines billing with sales related reports, cash receipts posting, marking up the paper, etc. Communication skills with customers and students important. QuickBooks and Excel spreadsheets experience preferred. Please send resume, along with a cover letter, to: Business 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. EOE 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 1-6-08-74-14 PARK PLACE CAR WASH Now Hiring FT & PT positions available. Great environment. flexible hours. Apply in person 7404 NW4th Blvd-Across from Home Depot 1-6-08-74-14 Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start work today! No sales, opinion research only! Flexible Scheds! Perceptive Market Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call Now! 1-6-74-14 $STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$ For gently used clothing/accessories & furniture. No appt.necessary! -Sandy's Savvy Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 372-1226 1-6-08-74-14 BARTENDING $250 A DAY POTENTIAL No experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 1-6-08-74-14, CNA TRAINING CLASS: $250! Work at your own time & pace in your own home! To get program on DVD's call 352-597-2559. For online program visit www.lapcnatraining.com Get started right away! 1-6-72-14 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 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 Earn $1000-$3200 a month to drive new cars with ads. www.AdCarCity.com 12-8-30-14 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 Internship@352media.com for details! 1126-08-14-14 Software Developer, P/T or FIT For small medical software company in Gainesville. Full or part time with -flexible scheduling. Experience with VB6 and/or SQL are a plus. www.oandp.com/careers 1-608-21-14 SPRING ADVERTISING/MARKETING/ SALES INTERNSHIP. Earn great $$$ and gain valuable sales & marketing exp working LOCALLY for "Plan-It Florida," the FREE student day planner at UF. P/T hrs. GREAT RESUME BOOSTER! Send resume to: FLAO 9.ocl0l@hiredesk.net 11-26-08-11-14 Sales clerk needed PT/FT. Clean cut, nonsmoker. Apply in person only. Pinch-A-Penny 7112 W. University Ave. 12-4-08-14-14 PERSONAL ASSISTANT Duties include, but not limited to, bookkeeping, filing, scheduling & maintenance. Fax resume to 375-4268 11-26-08-10-14 DENTAL ASSISTANT -CERTIFIED Expanded functions. 1-4 days/wk; 10-7. Must be self-starter. Fax resume 375-4268 11-2608-10-14 Long Hair Models Sought for a study of Long Hair in Motion. Models with hip length and longer hair only. Earn $60-150 no exp ness & no cuffing. 762 1824 longhair.org thques@yahoo.com 12-3-08-12-14 Med Tech or Lab Tech for large family practice. FT (M-F) Competitive pay, excellent benefits. 3-5 yrs bench exp preferred. Duties: sample processing, reporting, proficiency testing, and more. Apply in person at 6900 NW 9th Blvd or send resume to apply432@yahoo.com or fax to 352-3336080. Drug Free Workplace 11-26-08-9-14 Part time afternoons and evenings, Mon-Fri. Duties: medical billing, word processing and data entry. Some patient interaction. Mail resume to TRC 6400 Newberry Rd, Suite 301, Gainesville, FL 32605. 12-3-10-14 SANDY'S SAVVY CHIC RESALE BOUTIQUE NOW HIRING. Great working environment. PT/FT positions available. $7$7.50/hr + incentives. 352-372-1226 -2906 NW 13th St. 12-10-08-14-14 HIRING EXPERIENCED WAITSTAFF & HOSTESSES. Apply in person 39th Ave by Santa Fe & NW 10th Place off Newberry Rd. 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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 13 C Help Wanteeda Services Health ServicFs Entertainment MEDICAL ASSISTANT NEEDED for busy dermatology office. Full-time with benefits or part-time approximately 20 hoursi/week or greater. Experience desired but willing to train motivated, enthusiastic person. Ideal position for pre-medical, nursing or allied health student. One year commitment needed. Fax resume to 352-332-2966. 1126-08-5-14 SDR Auditor Seeking serious, responsible and detailed individual for part-time position in a corporate environment. 4-5 hours per day; 3-4 mornings per week; some weekends. Duties include reviewing documents for correctness and legibility and notifying Timeline Coordinator of any document/labeling discrepancies. HS diploma/GED and basic computer skills required. Pay $10/hr. Submit resume to lhe rnandez@lifesouth.org. Background check required. EOE/DFWP 11-26-08-5-14 Orange and Blue Textbooks is taking applications for Spring Semester book rush. Looking for upbeat, experienced cashiers, floor and shipping people. Apply in person at the store. .309 NW 13th Street. Availability during the semester break a plus. 1-7-15-14 Spring09 SALES INTERNS Breakthrough leadership co. needs assertive interns to help generate leads in top US companies. http://perthleadership.org/ internsales.htm 12-10-08-13-14 SERVER WANTED for full-time/part-time. Accepting applications from 2pm-4pm. 1624 SW 13th Street. SAWAMURA JAPANESE STEAKHOUSE. 11-26-5-14 RGIS INVENTORY SPECIALISTS OPart-time hourly work OFlexible schedules 0$8 an hour to start Apply online at RGIS.COM 12-10-08-12-14 NANNY wanted for homework help and afterschool activities for a 15 year old special needs girl. Prefer education or PT major. References/bckgrnd check/clean driving record a must. $12/hr. Email us at macphaulk ids@bellsouth.net 12-1-08-5-14 WEB DEVELOPERS wanted at UF's Center for Instructional Technology and Training. Familiarity with Dreamweaver, CSS, XHTML and Photoshop required. Portfolio links must be included with application. Full or part time positions. Pay starts at $10.00 per hour. jksmith@ufl.edu, online application at http://www.citt.ufl.edu/employwent.php. 12-10-08-12-14 Looking for full time retail sales associate in an athletic store. Must be responsible and energetic. Retail experience preferred. Customer service and product knowledge are a foundation of the employment. Fax or email resumes to 352-672-6767; matt@runni ngandwalkingstore.com 12-1-08-5-14 ELECTRONICS ENGINEER -Wanted to assist with your expertise on patent pending prototype of sequential lights. Will meet to discuss details and your fee. Please call ASAP 352-351-3649 Ocala, FL 12-3-08-5-14 Holiday Help Great Pay Work in Gville or Htown over winter break. PT/FT Resume Builder, No exp neces, Conditions apply www.workforstudents.com 352-872-6655 12-10-10-14 SOCIAL COACH for 11yo high-functioning Asperger's child. Excellent opportunity for OT/Speech students. References/bckgrnd check/clean driving record a must. $12/hr. Email resume to pflugg@bellsouth.net. 12-4-08-5-14 Sun Country Sports is hiring! All programs, all levels. Office, Gymnastics, Rockwail, Cheerleading, Tumbling, Dance, Afterschool, leaning/Maintenance, Drivers & more. Applications available online at www.suncountrysports.com. Fill one out today and bring to either location. 12-10-08-9-14 $$$$ TUTOR NEEDED $$$$ Intro to FINANCE Tutor needed ASAP!!!! I will work around your schedule & will pay!!! Please email me at shagc@hotmail.com 12-4-5-14 Guaranteed Weekly Settlement Check. Join Wil-Trans Lease Operator Program. Get the Benefits of Being a Lease Operator without any of the Risk. (866)906-2982. Must be 23. 11-26-1-14 DRIVERS: CALL TODAY! 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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008 ALLIGATOR www.alligatorSports.org Picks Column SITE: Doak Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee (cap. 82,000) KICKOFF: Saturday 3:30 p.m. TV/RADIO: ABC/WRUF AM850 We here at the alligatorSports Brand Picks Column are seeing double. This week, we're proud to have twice the recommended daily value of Mike McCall. Our Mike McCall is a 20-year-old journalism major and sports reporter. But our guest thids week is Mike McCall, a 43-year-old chief meteorologist for WCTV in Tallahassee and a FSU alumnus. The Tampa native said he fell in love with the weather at age 10 or 11, and he knew meteorology was his calling after that. He was fascinated by the weather, but not a complete weather nerd. "I wasn't obsessed with it," McCall said. "I didn't spend all my days logging weather records or anything like that." But it was still his passion, and he went to Tallahassee for his degree because of its meteorology program. There, McCall joined the Marching Chiefs drumline and was quiddly indoctrinated to the UP-Florida State rivalry when he was booed at The Swamp his freshman year. "I understand fans want to yell at each other, and that's fine," McCall said. "But as an 18-year-old freshman, I didn't quite understand people getting i my face and screaming at me when I'm in the band. .I'm. in the band, what can I do?" The Seminoles also lacked other rivals back in the mid-1980s, but when they joined the Atlantic Coast Conference in 1991, his hatred started flowing to Miami as well. Believe it or not, McCall had heard of our McCall. While googling himself to sep if something he had written made its way to the Internet, the meteorologist discovered the sports writer. "It was odd, I guess ironic, that he would be writing for our archrival," McCall said. And that's not the only Mike McCall that WCTV's head weatherman knows. SEE PICKS, PAGE 16 Gators prepare for another rivalry game E UF WILL PLAY AT FSU ON SATURDAY AT 3:30 P.M. By KARL HYPPOLITE Alligator Staff Writer khyppolite@alligator.org If it feels like every game the Gators have played this season has been against a rival, you're not alone. Defensive line coach Dan McCarney, who is in his first season with UF, has had similar thoughts. But while each game has brought different expectations, this one against Florida State feels a little bit different. When the Gators square off against the Seminoles on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in Tallahassee, McCarney will finally be a part of a rivalry he has enjoyed from afar for several years now. "There's just so many big games," he said. "And there are so many rivals, but this one I've been waiting for a long time." UF didn't wait long to veer its focus away from The Citadel onto the Seminoles. In fact, the Gators didn't even wait until the end of the game. "The focus shifted to Florida State at halftime," coach Urban Meyer said after Saturday's 7019 win. But the one player who may be looking forward to the matchup more than any other is Percy Harvin. The junior has a history of big games against the Seminoles and used the 2006 matchup to help introduce himself to the country. "We had a lot of good receivers, and he was kind of coming in as a changeup for us," offensive coordinator Dan Mullen said of Harvin's freshman season. "We SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 15 6 44 Harrison Diamond / Alligator Staff UF wide receiver Percy Harvin runs after catching a pass during the Gators' 38-7 win against Arkansas at Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, Ark., on Oct. 4. Save your gas money for 'Bama, forget about FSU know part of my job is trying to get fans hopped up and excited for games, but I just don't have it in me this week. Don't go to Tallahassee. Enjoy Thanksgiving with your families, and save your ticket and gas money for next weekend when No. 2 UF takes on No. 1 Alabama for the Southeastern Conference title. Maybe it's because I didn't grow up around this rivalry, but UF-FSU just isn't doing it for me. I know everyone has friends and even family on the other side. I know players on each team grew up together. I know Urban Meyer will only refer to Florida State as "The Team Out West," and I know there's a lot of history here. Both teams were ranked in the top 10 for every meeting from 1990-2000, and national titles and big-name recruits were on the line each time. But the fact that UF-FSU used to be a great game doesn't make this a great game. Mike McCall McCall-in' It Like I See It mmccallealligator.org The 'Noles are revamped and trying for the ACC Championship, but that's not nearly enough to convince me they will succeed where LSU, Georgia and South Carolina failed miserably. This rivalry will be back in full force someday, but that day isn't Saturday. The Gators are playing unbeatable football right now. Their offense is one of the nation's best, and in a given week, their defense and special teams units could be responsible for as many points as the offense. Sure, Florida State has improved. But if Georgia quarterback Matt Stafford and South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier couldn't crack UF's secondary, why would FSU's Christian Ponder (12 touchdowns, 11 interceptions) can? If this game were being played 10 years ago, I might buy into the notion that the idea of ruining the Gators' national title hopes is enough to put the Seminoles over the top. But this isn't 10 years ago, the teams aren't even, and the UF squad that fumbled away a game to Mississippi has disappeared into a dizzying seven-game win streak. All the motivation in the world doesn't change the mammoth task ahead of coach Bobby Bowden's boys on Saturday. Their defenders will have to match up with Percy Harvin, Jeff Demps, Chris Rainey, Louis Murphy and Aaron Hernandez -sometimes all at once. They can't give up big plays or early scores, and a turnover in the wrong part of the field at the wrong time is akin to a death sentence. They'll have to keep Brandon SEE MIKE, PAGE 15 NCAA Basketball Notre Dame (8) Texas (6) Oregon NorthVCarolina (1) 81 80 69 98 l The UF volleyball team is hoping for its 18thstraight Southeastern Conference title this weekend, but the Gators have to defeat South Carolina first. The swimming teams also won their meets at FSU Tuesday. For full coverage, check online. Today's question: What will be the result of the FSU-UF game? Tuesday's question: Which UF men's basketball player has improved most since the beginning of the year? (see right for results) Tyus Chaney Walker Shipman Kadji Prent Votes) 74% (45) 15% (9) 5%(3) 3%(2) 3%(2) 57 TOTAL VOTES

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008 E ALLIGATOR, 15 UP RUN vs. FLORIDA STATE RUN DEFENSE UF PASS vs. FLORIDA STATE PASS DEFENSE UF ruNhes fors, FLORIDA STATE Rs N yUF passes for 214.8 yards per game, FLORIDA STATE allows 163.1 yards per game. UF rushes for 229.8 yards per game, FLORIDA STATE allows 109.5 yards per game. KEY PLAYERS: UF: Jr. QB Tim Tebow (2,114 yds, 22 TDs, 2 INTs, 65.8 pct, 175.19 rating) Jr. WR/RB KEY PLAYERS: UF: Fr. RB Jeff Demps (4600 -440 yards, 9.6 avg. 5 TDs), r. RB Chris Rainy Percy Harvin (35 rec, 595 yds, 17.0 avg, 7 TDs), Sr. WR Louis Murphy (30 rec, 476 yds, 159 avg 5 TDs) (74 att -557 yds, 7.5 avg, 4 TDs) FSU: Sr. LB Derek Nicholson (70 tackles, 13.0 TFL, 1.0 FSU: Jr. S Myron Rolle (50 tackles, 5 breakups), Jr. S Jamie Robinson (30 tackles, 1.5 TFL, 1 INT) sacks), RSr. LB Toddrick Verdell (50 tackles, 6.0 TFL, 3.0 sacks) ANALYSIS: With Texas Tech's Graham Harrell having a bad week against Oklahoma, Tebow is in the thick ANALYSIS: As if opponents didn't have enough to worry about with Demps and Percy of Heisman contention with two weeks left in the season. A Seminoles defense with just nine picks on Harvin playing at their best, Rainey seems to have gotten back into the groove with a huge the year should be simple for Tebow to pick apart. He's gotten his long ball down in the last few weeks. performance against The Citadel, and Emmanuel Moody had his first career 100-yard game. connecting with Harvin, Riley Cooper, Murphy and Deonte Thompson on deep touchdowns Rolle is fresh Nicholson, Verdell and company will be hard pressed to stop UF's four-pronged rushing attack. off receiving a Rhodes Scholarship, and he captains the fourth-best passing defense in the nation ADVANTAGE: UF ADVANTAGEUF FLORIDA STATE RUN vs. UF RUN DEFENSE FLORIDA STATE PASS vs. UF PASS DEFENSE FLORIDA STATE rushes for 190.2 yards per game, UF allows 102.8 yards per game. FLORIDA STATE passes for 190.0 yards per game, UF allows 175.9 yards per game. KEY PLAYERS: FSU: Sr. RB Antone Smith (149 att -696 yards, 4.7 avg. 14 TDs), Fr. RB Jermaine Thornmas KEY PLAYERS: FSU: So. QB Christian Ponder (1,747 yds, 12 TDs, 11 INTs, 56.4 pct, 116.6 rating), Jr WR (58 att -441 yds, 7.6 avg, 2 TDs) SF: Jr. MLB Brandon Spikes (74 tackles, 8.0 TFL, 2.0 sacks, 3 INTs. 67 Preston Parker (38 rec, 359 yds, 9.4 avg 2 TDs), Sr. WR Greg Carr (29 rec, 440 yds, 15.2 avg 3 TDs) UF yds), Jr. DE Jermaine Cunningham (44 tackles, 8.0 TFL, 4.0 sacks) So. CB Joe Haden (64 tackles, 0.5 TFL, 2 INTs, 112 yds) So SS Ahmad Black (41 tackles 6 INTs, 191 yds) ANALYSIS: The Seminoles put up 172 rushing yards and two touchdowns against Maryland in an ANALYSIS: Christian Ponder has been exceptional in his last few games -rushing for 81 yards and a impressive 37-3 win Saturday night But the Terrapins defense is nothing compared to the Gators run score and throwing for another against Maryland -but te has not been adequately prepared for the stoppers. This may be the biggest challenge for the UF linebacker and defensive corps in weeks, especially Southeastern Conference defense ahead of him. Parker and Carr are solid receivers, but UFs No 20 with Matt Patchan out and Lawrence Marsh questionable, but they should still be up to the task. ranked pass defense should be able to contain them. ADVANTAGE' UF ADVANTAGEUF SPECIAL TEAMS KEY PLAYERS: UF: Sr. Kicker Jonathan Phillips (9-9 FGs, long 40), So. Punter Chas Henry (34 punts, 42.5 avg, long 60), Jr. KR/PR Brandon James (51 rets, 950 yds, 2 TDs) FSU: RFr. Kicker Graham Gano (21.23 FGs, long 53), Fr. Punter Sean Powell (18 punts, 41.1 avg, long 56), Sr. CB Michael Ray Garvin (13 rets, 419 yds, 1 TD) ANALYSIS It's been a pleasure every week to not have to update Phillips' numbers. Since UF J is scoring touchdowns so readily, it hasn't needed Phillips or Henry. James has been lackluster lately, muffing a punt against The.Citadel and only adding 55 yards to his return totals. Still, you've got to give this one to the Gators just because of their potential. ADVANTAGE: UF INTANGIBLES game losing streak to UF, but they won't be able to do anything to stop the Gators on Saturday. An SEC Championship game with No, 1 Alabama awaits the Gators next week, so they are going to do everything in their power to keep it that way. There's simply too much on the line for them to choke now. ADVANTAGE: UF Meyer: Harvin one of nation's top two players FOOTBALL, from page 14 had four pretty good wide receivers on that team, and he would come in and be a changeup and do some different things. He makes big plays." Harvin broke off runs of 17,28 and 41 yards in the first half of that game before a concussion sidelined him in the second half. In 2007, Harvin continued his dominance over Florida State in finishing with a then-career high 157 rushing yards on 16 attempts and 67 yards receiving on five receptions. Speculation is that this will be Harvin's last game against the Seminoles, as most expect him to enter next April's NFL Draft, in which he is projected to be a first-round "They were usually better than Georgia and Tennessee, and that made it fun." Tim Tebow UF junior quarterback selection. "If there's a better player in the country, then he's in the top two," Meyer said of Harvin. "He's tremendous as far as skill level. We're going to need him the next two weeks. Everyone knows how I feel about Percy. I've done this a long time, and he's done stuff I've never seen anyone else do. He's going to go down as one of the best players in Florida football history and deservedly so." Harvin may or may not have another monster game, but either way, the Gators don't expect anything to come easily against the Seminoles on Bobby Bowden Field. The rivalry between the two programs is as heated as any. "Growing up, it was always Florida State," quarterback Tim Tebow said. "They were usually better than Georgia and Tennessee, and that made it fun." Meyer and his players remember how difficult it was to play there two years ago and expect nothing less this time. "Two years ago, it took the field over, Meyer said. "On the list of concerns, it's the personnel we're playing against and the environment. We're going to try to prepare them, but you have to bring your toughness, and you have to bring your defense on the road." LL! E~' h ~' EayJD~ iiZ\T Rech out to our reader as they create their Holidoy Wish List Te Alla rr Offerb tLrEa gtft sde'S 50,000 r~Ladcrs( Pgxatur your gift itrm on u shes: Thur. December 4 -352.376.4482 ercIop r,;aarera eta enen urexien, asirigavar MIKE, from page 14 Spikes away from the ball and cause a few crucial mistakes in the defensive backfield. And even if they do all that, the 'Noles have to hope quarterback Tim Tebow has a bad day. This isn't me trying to belittle Florida State out of hatred, either. The 'Noles don't bother me at all. I love Bowden, think FSU's campus is nicer than UF's and am quickly becoming a, huge fan of genius/safety Myron Rolle. I'm looking forward to Saturday for the same reason I was hopped up to go to Vanderbilt a few weeks ago -a chance to watch a game in a new stadium -and you should look forward to it as an opportunity to relax and watch a half of football before the leftover turkey puts you to sleep. Vicky Cabrera and Evan Drexle / 1liatrSa

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16, ALLIGATOR S WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26,-2008 Hodge sinks clutch three as UF holds off Washington By MIKE DiFERDINANDO Alligator Staff Writer mdiferdinando@aIligator.org KANSAS CITY, Mo. -Leave it to the man with the rings to make the big shot. With the score tied 81-81 and the clock ticking sown, Walter Hodge pulled the trigger on the ball that would cut through the heart of Washington. His three with 1:01 left in the game propelled No. 17 UF (4-1) to an 86-84 win against Washington (2-3) Tuesday night in the thirdplace game of the O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Clattic. "It was going in," Hodge said. "I knew it. There was no doubt in my mind." When Dan Werner (13 points) fouled out with 1:56 left, the Gators opened the door for Huskies big man Jon Brockman to close the UF lead. That was until Hodge slammed it shut agam. "That's who we want taking that shot," said guard Nick Calathes, who led the Gators with 21 points and eight assists. "He's a big shotmaker." Washngton would get the ball back trailing 86-84 with 2 seconds left on the clock. UF coach Billy Donovan decided to intentionally foul guard Isaiah Thomas, who made his first shot and purposely missed the second in hopes of an offensive rebound. Allan Chaney managed to fight off Brockman for the rebound and sealed the game for UF. "He's a big-time player and, to be honest with you, (Brockman) almost came up with it," Chaney said. "Luckily, Chandler tipped the ball to me, and I got it." In his first career start, Chaney made Donovan look like a genius. I Chaney, who started in place of sophomore Chandler Parsons, scored 13 points and had two steals on six-of-nine shooting. "He's a big-time player and, to be honest with you, (Brockman) almost came up with it." Allan Chaney UF freshman forward "This morning, (Donovan) called me over and told me I was going to start," Chaney said. "He said it was a big opportunity for me." Parsons once again struggled shooting the ball, going 2 for 8 on the night. "For him to be away from home and come in and give us the boost he did in his first career start was a positive for us," Donovan said. Donovan hasn't decided if Chaney's move in to the starting lineup will be permanent. "Chandler is just really, really struggling shooting the ball," Donovan said. "He needs to figure out that there's other parts to the game, especially on the defensive end of the floor." The shots were bound to start falling for freshman point guard Erving Walker. After struggling to find his range through the first four games, Walker finally rediscovered the touch he teased fans with during the preseason. The freshman scored 12 points while shooting 4 of 5 from the field and sank four threes. Walker was at the center of a 3-point shooting revival for the Gators, who dropped 11 from behind the arc. Ar r"010 UF guard Nick Calathes and Washington's Isaiah Thomas roll on the ground for a loose ball during the game between the Gators and Huskies on Tuesday night. Gators hope to keep win streak alive in Bahamas trip By CHRISTOPHER YAZBEC Alligator Writer cyazbec@alligator.org If UF wants to be successful in the postseason, then it knows it will have to win back-toback games at some point. The Gators got a taste of what it's like with wins at then-No. 22 FSU on Sunday and Savannah State on Monday. Their week doesn't get any easier, however, as they travel to the Bahamas for the Junkanoo Jam in Freeport on Friday and Saturday. UF (4-1) will face Southern Illinois (2-0) on Friday at 12:30 p.m. The winner of that game will play the winner of No. 21 Arizona State (2-1) and Hofstra (0-2) on Saturday at 2:45 p.m., and the losers will play at 12:30 p.m. Winning two games in two days is something UF coach Amanda Butler knows will be a challenge but can benefit her team later in the season, especially the postseason. "The back-to-back preparation is one of the things (that helps) because this is a team that obviously we think we're very capable of winning the (Southeastern Conference) Tournament," Butler said. "In order to win the SEC Tournament you've got to win back-toback games." Butler said her team didn't react that well on Monday night when playing just 27 hours after winning in Tallahassee. The Gators had 23 turnovers and only outrebounded an overmatched Tigers team by one. "It was the first time that we had experienced it," Butler said of playing two games in a row. Smith One of the things she said was not a problem in that game and should not be a cause for concern for her team in the Bahamas is fatigue. Butler rested a lot of the starters in the second half and shuffled the lineup to get some balanced minutes from her bench. But she said even if the starters had played two 40-minute games back-to-back, tiredness would still not be an issue. Sharielle Smith, who has scored 15 points in each of the last two games, said she's ready to take a trip to the Bahamas and isn't worried about travelling out of the country. "It's going to be like any other away game," Smith said. "It's going to be a new place we've never been before, but we're going to have to keep our focus just like any other away games." PICKS, from page 14 He had been told of a Mike McCall who worked on the Washington Redskins' staff, a Mike McCall who is a professor in California, and even a Mike McCall who is a drummer. One thing McCall couldn't provide us, however, was a clevis' insult for our own McCall based on his name. "Nothing terribly exciting to manipulate about my name, fortunately," McCall said. "The only thing that any Mike got called when I was a kid was the Life cereal commercials that had the, 'Hey Mikey, he likes it.' I don't know if you're fanliar with the commercial or not." Finally, we couldn't do a column about a weatherman without his weather prediction for Saturday. McCall said a cold front is expected on Friday in Tallahassee, but f e weather should be downright comfortable on Saturday if the tront blows through. But what's more accurate: his weather or his football picks? "I'd say my weather predictions are," McCall said. "I've played in a lot of football pools, I've played in a lot of fantasy leagues, and even taking the spread out, especially with NFL games. I'd like to say that I get my forecast right probably better than 90 percent of the time. And if I could get 90 percent right on football, I wouldn't be here, I'd be in Vegas." Wouldn't we all. On to the picks! In first place with a 74-36 record is Assistant Sports Editor Evan "You're fired" Drexler, who is probably in South Florida stalking Chad Pennington as we speak. Trailing by a hair with a 72-38 record is Karl "You remember that one episode of 'Family Guy' when Peter is hilarious?" Hyppolite, who fails to realize that "Family Guy" is for 13-yearold middle schoolers whose idea of high comedy is a fart joke. Then again, it's right up his alley Burdened with mediocrity, like always, with a 71-39 record is Phil "Doritos are the only kinds of chips worth eating, except for these other two kinds" Kegler, whose Cooler Ranch breath may be the reason he's constantly failing with the lady-folk. Either that or his crippling need to have three forms of Internet connections on his body at all tines. Batting cleanup with a 70-40 mark is Sports Editor Brian "How does 12 inches sound?" Steele, who was not talking about what you're thinking, you dirty-minded reader. Steele rarely exclaims things more vulgar than, "Oh, dear!" And, as usual, in dead-ass last place with a piss-poor 67-43 record is Mike "Give it to Mikey! He likes it!" McCall, who is not a weatherman and never will be. Sorry to crush your hopes and dreams like that, Mike, but it's just not happening. ED KH PK MM BS MM2 Kent-Tenn Okla O st searcem 055-DueSt UVa-VT UGA-GT svu-p,2 10)55 PS 5 -Tenn Tenn Tenn Tenn Dkla Okla Okla 01,1 sCar Scar scar Scar OreSt 0,est Orest 00st USC USC ND USC VT VT VT UVa GT UGA GT UGA Pi Pit as su ss Ur H'S 1--F40 17:,2)1 : 21 -1 r). Tenn Kent Barra 51,1 scar Cem 22c USV1 -VT UGA GT WV Pt