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VOLUME 103 ISSUE 119


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1


TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010


Student dies in



highway accident


* A TREE FELL ON THE CAR.

By ELIZABETH BEHRMAN
Alligator Writer

UF electrical engineering stu-
dent Thomas Hollister and his fa-
ther, David Hollister, were killed
Saturday when a pine tree fell
on their car, causing it to swerve
into a ditch.
Hollister and his father were
driving on U.S. Highway 98 on
their way to Carrabelle, a beach
town in the Florida Panhandle,
when the accident occurred, ac-
cording to Carolyn Mulbach, a
senior at Florida State Univer-
sity and Hollister's high school
friend.
Hollister was a transfer stu-
dent, and it was his first semester
at UF, Mulbach said.
Hollister, who was born in Af-


rica and raised in Thailand, was
interested in traveling, playing
the drums and cooking, Mulbach
said.
"He was a really, really good
guy," Mulbach said.
Marcy Lee, Hollister's aca-
demic adviser, said she last saw
him the week before Spring
Break, when
he was getting
ready to register
for his summer
courses.
Lee said she
did not know
him well be-
Hollister cause Hollister
had just recently
enrolled at UF, but, in the short
time she knew him, she could tell
what a sweet person he was.
"They're all like children to
me, so it's like I lost a child," Lee
said.


Student vote urged


By CJ PRUNER
Alligator Staff Writer

After months of sign-waving,
door-to-door canvassing and can-
didate forums, it all comes down
to a vote.
As Alachua County residents
rush to the polls today to decide
who will represent their interests
in city government, candidates
are hoping to get a boost from
students.
Pam Carpenter, the Alachua
County Supervisor of Elections,
said student turnouts for elec-
tions have been historically low
in past elections with the excep-
tion of last year, which saw a
spike due to Charter Amendment
1 being on the ballot.
But Carpenter believes that
the number of candidates run-
ning for mayor and District 4 City


Commission will inspire citizens
to vote.
"If you think about it, how
many of our national leaders
started locally?" said Carpenter,
who hopes to get a 25 percent
turnout from registered voters.
"These are the people who you see
at the grocery store, restaurants
and gas stations ... They have the
most impact on day-to-day local
operations."
Local The candidates
News for Gainesville may-
or are Craig Lowe,
Don Marsh, Richard Selwach,
Ozzy Angulo and Monica Lea-
don Cooper.
Marsh, who runs a window
cleaning business, emphasized
the importance of the student
vote in elections.
"If you're 20, you don't have
SEE VOTE, PAGE 8


Board vote saves Machen


money on federal taxes


By MINCH MINCHIN
Alligator Writer

Although student voters re-
jected a proposed Reitz Union
student fee, some student lead-
ers are still working to form a
more perfect union.
In a meeting of the UF's
Board of Trustees Committee
on Educational Policy and Strat-
egy on Monday, UF Student
Body President Jordan Johnson
said Student Government is
seeking alternative sources of
funding for renovating the ag-
ing student center.
"We're continuing to work
with architects," he said. "We're
looking to keep the train roll-
ing."
"Dr. Machen, some-
one's going to hit you
up."
Jordan Johnson
UF Student Body President

In the Feb. 23 and 24 SG
elections, nearly 56 percent of
voting students rejected the
proposed student fee.
SG is going to take a long-
term approach to the renova-
tion and is going to seek fund-
ing from multiple resources,
Johnson said.
The money may come from
the Public Education Capital
Outlay, which is a state pro-
gram that provides funds to
school districts, and UF admin-
istrative funds, he said.
"Dr. Machen, someone's go-
ing to hit you up," he said, jok-
ingly, turning to UF President
Bernie Machen.
The issue of Machen's sab-
batical payment was also re-
solved during the meeting.


When Machen was hired in
2003, his contract stated that af-
ter five years, he would be eligi-
ble to receive either a one-year
sabbatical, which is paid leave,
or the equivalent amount.
In January 2009, Machen
chose to take the money in four
annual installments.
After receiving the first in-
stallment of the money, it was


discovered that the four-year
payment plan would require
the university president to pay
federal taxes on all four install-
ments, even though he had only
received a quarter of the total.
To fix the problem, the
Board of Trustees voted to give
the rest of the sabbatical money
to Machen in a single lump
sum.


UF President Bernie Machen attended UF's Board of Trust-
ees governance committee meeting at the Emerson Alumni
Hall Monday afternoon.


UF left fielder
Daniel Pigott went
2 for 3 with two
runs and an RBI
in the Gators' 9-3
win against Army
on Monday. No. 6
Florida will host No.
5 FSU tonight at
McKethan Stadium.
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the men who slaughtered their
families.
Director Laura Waters Hinson
and narrator Mia Farrow explore
topics concerning the aftermath
of the Rwandan genocide of 1994.
A discussion panel will follow
the film.

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ed in Monday's Alligator that
UF President Bernie Machen
hired the outside firm Healy &
Associates to oversee the Florida
Department of Law Enforcement
investigation.
It is overseeing UF's internal
investigation and is not related
to the investigation conducted
by FDLE.
The mayoral endorsement in
Monday's Alligator indicated
Monica Leadon Cooper was un-
familiar with the charter amend-
ment on last year's ballot that
would have repealed transgen-
der provisions in Gainesville's
code of ordinances.
Cooper said she was aware of
the ordinance, but she declined
to comment to the Human Rights
Campaign until after she had
read a finalized version.
After she found it, she called
the interviewer back and indi-
cated that she realized the ordi-
nance's stance and that she sup-
ports equal rights.

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TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010 U ALLIGATOR, 3


Program offers rides


to cancer patients


* THE PROGRAM SERVES 11
COUNTIES.

By MEGAN MERRILL
Alligator Contributing Writer
After winning her battle against
breast cancer, Barb Thomas now
lives to help drive the disease out of
other cancer patients' lives.
Thomas, 56, began volunteering
for the American Cancer Society's
Road to Recovery program about
a year and a half ago and has been
driving cancer patients from their
homes to treatment centers for their
appointments.
She said the program is needed
because many cancer patients are
so fatigued or on such strong pain
medication that they are not physi-
cally able to drive themselves.
"Family members or friends that
have not gone through cancer may
not completely understand it, so it's
nice to have other survivors with
you," Thomas said.
Margaret Shaw, a local Ameri-


can Cancer Society representative,
expressed an urgent need for volun-
teers for the program, which has 30
drivers for Alachua County.
She would like to have 100 driv-
ers for Alachua, Marion and the
other nine surrounding counties the
program covers.
To become a volunteer for the
Road to Recovery program, volun-
teer drivers are required to go to a
half-hour information session in
Ocala, where they will be trained
and put on the
Community company's lia-
Outreach ability insurance.
Volunteers also
need to have an up-to-date driver's
license and would need to use their
own vehicle and gas.
Volunteer drivers do not have to
commit to any certain schedule.
Shaw said one of the best parts
of the program is the relationships
formed between the drivers and pa-
tient.
"It's a time to spend with a sick
patient who really, really needs your
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SPOTLIGHT ON THE SWAMP

UF employee helps in Haiti


By MEREDITH RUTLAND
Alligator Contributing Writer

Four days after the earthquake
hit, Jason Byrd was in Haiti count-
ing bodies.
Byrd, a UF forensic entomolo-
gist, works for the National Disaster
Medical System, a response team
that is part of the U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services.
As a forensic entomologist, he
uses bugs near corpses to deter-
mine how much time has passed
since death.
He made two trips to Haiti and
returned from his second trip on
Feb. 28. While there, he estimated
how many deaths there were, as-
sessed how many U.S. citizens
and foreigners were in the country
when the earthquake hit and set
up an identification system for the
dead.
Byrd also works as the associ-
ate director for the Maples Center
for Forensic Medicine at UF and
teaches honors courses in forensic
anthropology and forensic science.
He said the massive loss of life
in Haiti took an emotional toll on
him.
"Almost everyone that we talk-
ed to down there lost an immediate
family member," Byrd said.
He said Port-au-Prince con-
tained the main airport, the main
seaport, the seat of government and
the seat of the military, and it was
all destroyed.
"It crippled the country," Byrd
said.
He said some Haitians did not
have a lot of resources to begin
with, and many lost everything in
the earthquake.
"I've never been around a popu-
lation in any type of natural disas-
ter that had as little as they did," he


Byrd was there when the
6.0-magnitude aftershock hit, and
he said it shattered his precon-
ceived notions of what earthquakes
felt like.
"The ground isn't supposed to


ripple like water," Byrd said. "But
it does."
For Haiti to recover, Byrd said
Port-au-Prince needs money for
relief efforts and an urban plan to
prepare the city for another earth-
quake.


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Jason Byrd, a UF forensic entomologist, flew to Haiti days after the
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Gentlemen's Showcase seeks to prove chivalry is not dead


One man will win a steak dinner
By RACHEL MANKO member. Chivalry is dead, she said.
Alligator Contributing Writer "If he is being a gentleman, it's because he's
trying to get into her pants," Roberson said.
Hannah Roberson said she hasn't had a But that's the mindset that the UF Network
man escort her anywhere, open a door for her of Enlightened Women, a conservative wom-
or push in her chair for as long as she can re- men's organization, is trying to change by par-
or push in her chair for as long as she can re- ticipating in the second annual Gentlemen's


Showcase, a contest for women to recognize
the gentlemen in their lives.
"We want to spread this message that chiv-
alry isn't dead and that gentlemen do exist.
We want to thank them," said Rachel Kopec,
the president of the UF chapter.
Women can enter any gentleman they
know on the group's Facebook fan page by
submitting a video stating what makes him a


gentleman. Anyone can vote by "liking" the
entry through March.
The winner will be announced March 31
and will receive a steak dinner for two to the
restaurant of his choice. The woman who en-
tered him will receive a Network of Enlight-
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* 323 UF STUDENTS USE THE SERVICE.

By STEPHANIE RAMIREZ
Alligator Contributing Writer

They create a profile and post their pictures with hopes of
finding a perfect match, but these UF students are not looking
for love they are looking for roommates.
Through URoomSurf, a roommate-matching Web site, cur-
rent and incoming students search for compatible roommates
by creating an account similar to one they would create on a
dating service Web site.
They answer questions about topics including cleanliness,
preferred room temperature and political and religious be-
liefs.
There are 323 UF users, and most of them are incoming
freshmen, said Dan Thibodeau, co-founder of URoomSurf.
"We're kind of like Match.com for roommates," Thibodeau
said.
URoomSurf's network, which has 24,300 users, features 28
schools in Florida and 650 schools nationwide, he
On the said.
Web "Who you're going to be living with in college is
a big concern for students, and we've noticed that,"
Thibodeau said.
Franklyn Francois, an incoming UF freshman from Naples,
Fla., said he used URoomSurf because he wants a roommate
who shares similar values.
Users fill out a survey, but Francois said URoomSurf gives
students the chance to write more about themselves on site
profiles.
Francois has found two potential roommates on URoom-
Surf, and he applied to live in the Lakeside Residence Hall.
To make a URoomSurf account, students upload photos,
choose their college network and complete a profile. Then they
take a roommate survey, review their matches and communi-
cate with their top roommate picks.
Once they choose roommates, students fill out mutual re-
quest forms and submit them to their universities.
The site, which launched in February, has a Facebook-
like chat application for direct communication, and users can
make video profiles for more personal introduction, Thibo-
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TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010 0 ALLIGATOR, 5


NATIONAL NEWS

Program would give Fla. students college head start


By EMILY MORROW
Alligator Contributing Writer

A new program that will give
high school students a head start
on college may come to Florida.
Organized by the National
Center on Education and the
Economy, the program will give
high school students the option of
graduating two years early.
The high schools implementing
the program will offer students a
variety of tests at the end of their


sophomore year. Subjects range
from English to mathematics.
If they pass, they will be able
to receive a high school diploma
and enroll directly into a commu-
nity college.
Students who pass the exams
but want to stay in high school
to prepare for a selective college,
such as UF, may continue in one
of five college-preparatory pro-
grams that will be offered for
students in their junior or senior
year.
"We are trying to bring the type


"I don't like the idea of
abandoning them after
two years. It's like throwing
them to the wolves."
Linda Lanza-Kaduce
director of the High School Dual
Enrollment program at Santa Fe
College

of education that's typically only
available to the highest-achieving
students to everyone," said Betsy


Brown Ruzzi, deputy director of
the center.
But Linda Lanza-Kaduce, di-
rector of the High School Dual
Enrollment program at Santa Fe
College, said she doesn't think
giving high school students the
opportunity to graduate when
they are 16 or 17 years old is a
good idea.
About 500 Alachua County
students participate in SFC's dual
enrollment program each year,
and Lanza-Kaduce said only
about one-third of those students


are ready to take college-level
classes. The rest take courses on
SFC's campus with high school-
level instructors.
"I don't like the idea of aban-
doning them after two years," she
said. "It's like throwing them to
the wolves. I'd rather see them be
able to earn college credit while
still under that high school um-
brella."
The UF Office of Admissions
was unavailable for comment on
the issue despite repeated phone
calls and visits to the office.


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Editorial

No Excuses

Students should vote in

today's city election
The upcoming federal election cycle sure looks exciting
from here. Democrats are fighting for their political
lives, Republicans trying to make gains in both houses
of Congress and Tea Partiers clamoring for revolution.
And while we're at it, we're still feeling the buzz from the
2008 presidential election, even if "Yes we can" is turning
into "No, we still haven't."
If you're political junkies like us, you can't get enough of
exercising your civic duty. If that's the case, may we interest
you in a local mayoral election to whet your appetite for the
fall?
Gainesville voters will elect a new mayor today. Hope-
fully, students will have a better showing at the polls than
they usually do in city elections.
We'll forgive students for not getting involved in previ-
ous mayoral elections. Hardly anyone else in Gainesville got
involved, either. The last time Gainesville elected a mayor,
2007, the turnout was only 11 percent.
But the traditionally low turnout for city elections means
students' voices will be even louder if they turn out at the
polls.
Some city officials snub their noses at the student commu-
nity. Monica Leadon Cooper, one of the mayoral candidates,
said UF students "act like little children."
Having a larger than usual student turnout would force
city officials to pay more attention to the needs of students.
But if that's not enough to convince you to vote, just think
of it as getting yourself ready to vote in the fall, when Florida
will elect a new governor and U.S. senator. It takes practice
to bubble in a ballot.


Give Us Google


Students get a bad rep
around Gainesville
sometimes for throw-
ing a metaphorical four-year
party, trashing the place be-
cause we don't have to live
with the resulting mess.
You'll hear this when any
vote on taxes does or doesn't
pass, when discussing stu-
dent driving habits or when
we throw the parties that
land us among the top 5 par-
ty schools.
But all 50,000 of us have
an opportunity today to fight
this image by giving back
to the community, in a po-
litically neutral way, without
spending a single cent of our
beer money: convince Google
to build the nation's fastest In-
ternet network in Gainesville.
The "contest" began when
Google began its search for
a town between 50,000 and
500,000 people (Gainesville:
about 117,000) to test its new


network, which would allow
you to download the contents
of a DVD in about 5 seconds.
What else it means will
take a lot of imagination, as
that increase is about 100 times
faster than what we're using
now. Already, the best minds
at UF, Shands and in Gaines-
ville's business community
are dreaming up ways to use
this technology. If you belong
to a club, play Internet video
games or take online courses,
we're sure you can come up
with awesome ideas, too.
With online start-ups, such
as Grooveshark already based
in Gainesville, it's easy to
imagine new tech job oppor-
tunities springing up here. By
helping to better Gainesville,
we might create more jobs.
If this sounds good, visit
Gig4Gvn.com for a list of easy
ways to get involved. The
contest ends in less than two
weeks, so get a move on mak-
ing "Go Gators" go faster.


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TheLadders commercial is regressive


fully admit to being a cynic about advertising, but there's
one TV commercial that throws me beyond mere cyni-
cism and into just sputtering, angry confusion.
It's that damn commercial for TheLadders.com. The one
with the guy playing tennis.
TheLadders is an online job search service that purports
to specifically cater to job hunters looking for six-figure jobs.
The service itself is predicated on an elitist idea to begin with:
don't want to get caught up with all the riff-raff messing
around on Monster.com? Come to TheLadders, where you
won't have to even mingle online with the less fortunates.
And as unsavory as that might sound, I don't really have
too much of a problem with it. If they want to fill a specific
niche in the recruitment industry, more power to them.
But you don't need to revel in the elitism. And TheLad-
ders does exactly that with this commercial. The spot opens
with a WASPy-looking guy about to serve in a tennis match
when a woman runs in and collides with him going for the
ball. The crowd runs onto the court, cluttering it with their
rudeness, awkward racquet swinging and general rowdi-
ness. The man glares, annoyed, at the people who have ru-
ined his tennis game as a voice-over informs us, "If you think
about it, this is the trouble with most job search sites."
The trouble? "When you let everyone play, nobody wins."
The first version of the commercial, which started airing in
January 2008, ended with the announcer saying what was
presumably TheLadders' tagline: "The premium job site for
only $100k-plus jobs, and only $100k-plus people."
Somebody at TheLadders must've realized just how aw-
ful that sounded (or, you know, somebody without a jackass
gene must've taken a moment to ask what the hell a "$100k-
plus person" is) because the version posted on its Web site is
tagged "MarchRevise:" the apparent revision ends with the
tagline, "Only $100k-plus jobs, and only $100k-plus job seek-
ers." Awkward, but better.
But now these ads are back, and they end with what ap-
pears to be a strange, middle-ground compromise between


the two: "Only $100k-plus jobs, and
only $100k-plus talent." Still bad.
Let's set aside the notion that
there's something both seriously
flawed and vaguely disgusting about
using money as a means of determin-
Joe Dellosa ing someone's personhood or talent.
letters@a ator or We'll even set aside the uncomfort-
able imagery of the "riff-raff" crowd-
ing the guy including a bunch of mi-
norities, women and overweight people.
It's "$100k-plus people" with "$100k-plus talent" who
helped the economy nearly collapse, who euchred unsus-
pecting people out of house and home, who played games
with the banking system and stock market, and who threat-
ened the financial stability of t countless families who wanted
to live pleasant lives and send kids to college. This happened
under the watch and actions of people TheLadders would
term "$100k-plus people" with "$100k-plus talent."
I don't mean to paint with broad strokes. I don't doubt
that there are people who make well more than six figures
who do good, honest work, and I'm sure some of them even
work on Wall Street. And yes, a part of it may be a little per-
sonal: As someone who'd be thrilled to find any employment
post-April 30, six figures or not, I can't help but cringe when
these ads come on.
But one of the few good things to come out of the econom-
ic crisis was the national reassessment of what constituted
being successful: All of a sudden, being ridiculously rich isn't
a source of admiration as it once was. All of a sudden, Teach
for America and Doctors Without Borders and just selfless-
ness in general didn't just feel right it felt aspirational.
TheLadders ads are predicated on bringing us back to a
last-decade way of thinking. And that's not just bad advertis-
ing; it's bad for us all.
Joe Dellosa is an advertising senior. His column appears on
Tuesday.


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


Reader response
Today's question: Monday's question:
Would you search for a roommate Did you get sunburned over
on the Internet? Spring Break?
Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org


31% YES
69% NO
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Letters to the Editor
Reader urges UF students to vote for Wells in Gaines-
ville's elections
In today's elections for City Commission's District 4, stu-
dents should choose Randy Wells. Wells has a proven track
record of getting results and bringing people together.
Wells' outreach to UF students and his plans for the city
show that he will be a responsive commissioner who all
Gainesville residents can be proud of.
District 4 represents most of campus, including every
residence hall except for Lakeside.
It also includes much of the College Park and Duckpond
areas as well as the area southeast of campus along South-
west 13th Street.
As a small business owner and community leader, Wells
has served as president of the Duckpond Neighborhood
Association for four years.
He was also a chairman of the City of Gainesville's ad-
visory boards on affordable housing as well as bicycles and
pedestrians.
In addition to successful efforts to clean up local wa-
terways, improve neighborhood parks and schools and
promote energy efficiency, Wells has also been very ac-
tive in supporting the citywide Gig4GNV campaign to
bring Google's planned high-speed pilot program to


Gainesville.
Of all the candidates, Wells has developed the best
ideas for a positive relationship between UF and the City
of Gainesville.
As a first-time candidate for public office, Wells brings
both a fresh perspective and the experience to back that
up.
His plans for a local economic development and protec-
tion of our environment make him the best candidate for
City Commission.
UF students who live in City Commission's District 4
should vote for Randy Wells today.
Ben Cavataro
4LS



Alligator Endorsement Misrepresented Mayoral
Candidate
I was misrepresented in the Alligator on Monday con-
cerning my knowledge of the city's strong anti-discrimina-
tion protections.
I have been a human rights activist from the time I was
18 and worked on anti-discrimination issues at UF.


TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010 U ALLIGATOR, 7


I have always been opposed to discrimination based on
sexual orientation or gender identity.
I have always supported equal rights for all people and
taken time off from my studies at UF to help migrant farm
workers achieve the rights that are afforded to other work-
ers in the United States when they were being mistreated.
To have commented on my stance without ever reading
it is unconscionable, especially with an election the next
day.
The Alligator should strive to be a professional newspa-
per with strong fact checking standards.
Craig Lowe knows that I support him and that our dif-
ferences are in other areas such as my opposition to build-
ing a new power plant, the lack of action at Koppers Super-
fund site, the continued limits on food for the hungry and
the dismal budgetary track record of our commission.
I always investigate issues and read documents before
signing my name and that's exactly the case here. You
should want to endorse a candidate who does her home-
work.
Our country was founded on the ideals of freedom from
discrimination. I support those ideals.
Monica Leadon Cooper
Mayoral candidate


Guest column

Student shooting raises concerns


We, as a community, are saddened by
the recent events in which a geography
Ph.D. student, Kofi Adu-Brempong was
shot by a University Police Department officer. It
appears this situation did not warrant the use of
deadly force and that UPD allowed the situation
to escalate out of control. Our questions seem to
be falling on deaf ears.
Did the UPD officer know that Adu-Brempong
suffered from a childhood case of polio? Did they
know that he needed a cane to stand on his own,
let alone to walk? Officers were present the day
before he was shot and knew about his condition.
The officers present said they acted out of fear for
Kofi's life. Then why use an assault rifle?
We are also disappointed that the UF admin-
istration was so late to address this issue with the
students, faculty/staff and community members.
The original statement released by President Ber-
nie Machen was only sent to residents of Corry
Village, and we feel that the entire student and
employee body of UF should have received a no-
tice immediately. It wasn't until well into Spring


Jeremiah Tattersall Break that Machen
Speaking Out sent an incredibly
Speaking Out vague letter to stu-
dents. More impor-
tantly, Machen refused to take a stand in support
of a victimized fellow Gator.
The letter itself encourages an independent in-
vestigation but ignores our calls to not utilize the
Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Given
that the police reports and stories are changing on
a daily basis, we would like the university to ini-
tiate its own investigation into immediately and
take student and faculty input along the way.
UPD handled the situation like a SWAT team
sting operation rather than negotiated with some-
one who was having a mental breakdown. Today
on Turlington Plaza at 10:45 a.m., students and
faculty are coming together to demand justice for
Kofi Abu-Brempong, and we want you to join.
Jeremiah Tattersall is with Students for a Demo-
cratic Society, and Dave Schneider is with Student
Labor Action Project. This a guest column on behalf of
the Coalition for Justice Against Police Brutality.


Guest column

Candidate urges vote


My name is Craig Lowe and I am
running to use my proven leader-
ship and experience as mayor.
When I was elected to city com-
mission, our city faced complex is-
sues. I brought in new leadership
which freed the utility to greatly
expand conservation strategies such
as efficiency rebates and loans avail-
able to all (including low income
families). Under my guidance, we
instituted a solar energy incentive
that is emulated around the nation.
As the Campaign Chair of Equal-
ity is Gainesville's Business, I helped
defeat charter amendment 1,which
would have stripped LGBT protec-


Craig Lowe tions that
Speaking Out have helped
earn us our
reputation as
a progressive and inclusive commu-
nity. My opponents have opposed
or been simply unaware of the need
for these protections. This isn't the
kind of leadership we need.
This May, there will be no time
for on-the-job training. I am the only
candidate that will bring proven ex-
perience to the office at a time we
need it most. I have kept my com-
mitments. Please vote for me so I can
keep Gainesville moving forward.
Craig Lowe is running for mayor.





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"It's not good for our environmentI "I'm going to create home rule and
It's not good for our area. We should then give Koppers a notice of non.
probably get off coal and buy surplus compliance and fine them daily"'
nuclear energy."
Max Reed and Allison Schwartz/ Alligator Staff


Lowe will offer free rides to supporters from campus to polls


VOTE, from page 1
a smaller amount of votes than someone
who's 50," Marsh said. "Just because I'm
twice your age doesn't mean I have twice
as many votes as you. You count as much
as I do."
Selwach, the owner of Best Jewelry
& Loan Pawnbrokers, said that students
have the obligation to get involved in the
political process.
"If you have a good idea, we want to


hear it," he said. "If you don't do your
part, we're just going to have a mediocre
city."
Angulo, who quit his job at Taco Bell
to concentrate his efforts on his campaign,
said he will reach out to UF and Santa Fe
College student governments if elected.
He said that an open dialogue between
city and student governments will help
bridge the gap between students and the
rest of Gainesville.
Cooper promised that if elected, she


"If you have a good idea, we want
to hear it," he said. "If you don't do
your part, we're just going to have
a mediocre city."
Richard Selwach
Mayoral candidate

would protect students from the Cabot-
Koppers Superfund site and the construc-
tion of the biomass plant, which she be-
lieves is a detriment to the quality of life


for students and residents alike.
Lowe, who as a city commissioner has
the most political experience of all the
mayoral candidates, has relied heavily on
the help of student volunteers throughout
his campaign.
In an effort to bring more students out
to vote, his campaign will be offering rides
to the polls from campus.
"I'm hoping that every student in Ala-
chua County, every single one, will turn
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FREE Cable w/HBO and Showtime
All Amenities plus FREE Tanning
Gated*Pet Friendly*Fitness Classes
LEASING NOW AND FOR FALL
www.thelaurelsuf.com 352-335-4455
4-21-09-71-2

Affordable Living & Close to Campus
Huge 2's available for only $678
3500 Windmeadows Blvd
www.spanishtrace.org* 373-1111
4-21-09-71-2

Cobblestone Apartments-NW 23RD BLVD
Move in NOWor FALL 2010.
2/2 from $999 or 3/3 from $1099.
Free Cable w/HBO & Showtime
Private Bathrooms-W/D-Screened porches
BB Court-Tanning-24 hr fitness-Dog Park
Adopted pets live FREE!
352-377-2801 cobblestoneuf.com
4-21-71-2

1, 2, 3 & 4 BR's GREAT RATES!
1/1 from $599 2/2 from $659
3/2 from $799 Free Tanning Fitness *
Pool W/D Tennis Employee Discounts
UF/Shands/VA Fireplaces
Individual Leases Pets Loved!
376-2507 www.bivenscove.com
4-21-09-71-2

***PARKING@@@
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-21-09-71-2

Madison Pointe Apartments
1/1-$699 2/2-$799 3/2-$899
Enormous Screened Patio!
W/D-Walk-in closets-Tanning
Fitness Center-Full size bball court
NW 23rd Blvd 352-372-0400
Text MADISON to 47464
4-21-71-2

@1 MONTH FREE*
THE POLOS OF GAINESVILLE
Special applies to Immediate Move Ins
2/2's: From $799; 3/3's: From $979
(352)335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com
4-21-09-71-2

Huge Private Dog Park
1's from $499 Waive all fees
Close to UF, Shands, Butler Plaza
Pet Friendly 376-1248
www.hiddenvillageapt.com
2725 SW 27th Ave
4-21-09-71-2


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2 For Rent: Unfurnished 7 Computers 12 Autos 17 Typing Services 22 Tickets
3 Sublease 8 Electronics 13 Wanted 18 Personals 23 Rides
4 Roommates 9 Bicycles 14 Help Wanted 19 Connections 24 Pets
5 Real Estate 10 For Sale 15 Services 20 Event Notices 25 Lost & Found

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10, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010


Great School Districts!
HUGE 1 Bed- $595!
2 Bed- $729*4 Bed- $949
Tennis*Pool*Basketball
Call TODAY*332-7401
4-21-71-2


No Move-In Fees
1/1's from $659 3/2's from $799
FREE Tanning*Pool*Gym
www.aspenridgeuf.com
352.367.9910
4-21-09-71-2


Move in Today!
All Inclusive roommate matching $549
Spacious 2/2 Townhomes & LOCATION!
Park-n-Ride Bus Route-So you can sleep in!
3500 SW 19th Ave*www.MuseumWalk.com
*379-9255*
4-21-09-71-2


SORORITY ROW 2BR
2BR/2.5BA for $1199
W/D & utils included. We <3 pets!
No move-in fees! FREE Parking!
372-7111 www.CollegeManor.org
4-21-09-71-2

LAKEWOOD VILLAS
Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans;
Starting at $830. Corporate units available.
Furniture Packages Include: 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
text (lakewood)@65586
4-21-09-71-2

SPYGLASS *
Individual Leases: Furniture Packages
Incl Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet;
Rates start at $399
Every Unit is an End Unit
Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
701 SW 62nd Blvd 888-267-5078
www.spyglassapts.com
text (spyglass)@65586
4-21-09-71-2

ACROSS FROM UF!
Studios from $475, includes electric!
Wood floors available. FREE parking.
No Move-in Fees We <3 Pets!
372-7111 www.CollegeManor.org
4-21-09-71-2

WALK TO CLASS!
1brs from $505 150 ft from UF!
Move-in today. FREE parking!
We <3 Pets! No Move-in Fees.
372-7111 1216 SW 2nd Ave
4-21-09-71-2


Gainesville Place Apartments
Cable, Internet and Utilities
$394
42" Flat Screen- Ask how!
GainesvillePlace.com*352-271-3131
4-21-71-2

Action Real Estate Services
Houses to Condos
1-4 BR, Starting at $450
www.action-realtors.com
352-331-1133
4-21-09-71-2

WALK TO CAMPUS
1BRs from $550 2BRs from $600
1 BR 1 Mofree 2BR 2 Mofree
if everyone is full time undergrad at UF.
3 Mo free if full time grad at UF.
Sun Bay s Sun Key s Sun Harbor
352-376-6720 www.sunisland.info
Ask about our new pet policy & other specials
4-21-09-71-2

Wake Up 10 Min Before Class
...AND be on time!
Studios from $499, 1s from $575
$0 M/I Fees, Pet Friendly
371.7777 CollegeParkUF.com
4-21-09-71-2

* Check out our apartments. Priced from
$400-$525. Close to shopping & university.
* Also 3BR/2BA house available. $900/mo.
No section 8. Call 335-7066 for info. 4-21-
09-71-2


FOX HOLLOW
Gated Entry
ASK ABOUT OUR MOVE-IN SPECIAL
7301 W Univ Ave
Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-2
352-332-3199
www.cmcapt.com/foxhollow
4-21-09-71-2

WALK TO UF AVAIL NOW & FALL!
*1BR $460- $495
* 2BR $485- $600
Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387
www.Gore-Rabell.com 4-21-09-71-2


The Grove Villas
Rental Community
Ask about our Move-in Specials
Gated Community
6400 SW 20th Ave
888-373-0849
4-21-09-71-2

1, 2, 3 BR's -YOUR NEW HOME!
* Unique LOFT floor plan only $595!
* 1/1 from $625 2/2 from $649
* 3/2 from $769 Washer/Dryers
* Free Tanning* Fitness Pool Pets Loved!
* Tennis 1 mile to UF
* 377-7401 www.boardwalkapt.com
4-21-09-71-2


100+ apts: Live by UF
Affordable & Luxury 4BR $479/br
3BR $550/br 2BR $420/br 1 BR $689
Studios $605 Virtual Tours Avail Fall
352-376-6223 www.LiveNearCampus.com
4-21-71-2

WOODLAND TERRACE APTS
Off SW 34th St near post office. 2BR $540;
1BR $465. Call for daily specials. 352-335-
0420 3-31-10-58-2

SERENOLA PINES APTS
Off SW 34th St. near post office. 1BR $490;
2BR $590 Call for daily specials 352-335-
0420 3-31-10-58-2

UPPER WESTSIDE &
NANTUCKET WALK
1 & 2 bdrm. Luxury Apartments
Granite counters. Parking avail.
Walk to campus & the stadium
For info. call 352-872-4644
4-21-10-73-2

Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $495. Many
floor plans, some with enclosed patios or bal-
conies. Italian tile, bedrooms carpeted. DW,
W/D hook-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus
route, some walk to UF. Call 352-332-7700
3-31-54-2

*CAMPUS EDGE CONDO*
2BR/2BA Walk to UF, Shands & VA. Tile
floor, W/D in unit, avail fall. Reasonable rate.
239-250-6149 3-19-10-45-2



** Across From UF **
Closest Luxury Apartments to Classes
2BR / 2BA Starting @ $1080
www.LookingGlassApartments.com
111 NW 16th St. -- Call 376-1111
4-21-65-2

* One Month Free and $40 Moves you In!!
Pine Rush Villas Pet Friendly No Wgt Limits
1 bedroom from *$457 2 bedroom from *$558
*Rate includes One Month Free!
Near UF and Oaks Mall
Ph. 375-1519 www.gremco.com
4-21-10-65-2

* 1st Month Free and $40 Moves You In!!
Homestead Apts Pet Friendly No Wgt Limits
2 bedroom 1 bath from *$549
2 bedroom 2 bath from *$641
*Rate includes One Month Free!
Additional $200 off next month
SW Archer Rd. Area
Ph. 376-0828 www.gremco.com
4-21-10-65-2

* 1st Month Free and $40 Moves You In!!
Courtney Greens Pet Friendly No Wgt Limits
Totally Renovated 1/1 *$549
*Rate includes One Month Free!
Near Oaks Mall
Ph. 375-3077 www.gremco.com
4-21-10-65-2


Renting Now and for Fall!!
We have REAL 1/1s
3 blocks to UF GATORNEST
575 sq ft, $550 PLUS ONE MONTH FREE!
300 NW 18th Street
4 blocks to UF GATORSIDE
400 sq ft, only $450!
1600 NW 4th Avenue
BIKE to UF CENTERPOINT
530 sq ft, only $450!
1220 NW 12th Street
No application fee, most pets ok.
For info call E.F.N. Properites, 352-371-3636
or visit our website at www.efnproperties.com
3-18-10-40-2

The Retreat at Madison Pointe
2/2 Flats and 3/3 Townhomes
Private Garage-Vaulted Ceilings
Screened Patio-W/D-Microwave
All furies and fuzzies WELCOME!!!!
2701 NW 23rd Blvd
352-372-0400 madisonpointe.org
Text MADISON to 47464 for info!
4-21-60-2

GOT ROACHES?
Buy Harris Famous Roach Tablets.
Guaranteed to kill. Available at: Zells
Hardware, 3727 West University 3-17-10-
35-2

4 BR's FOR FALL!
ONLY $1089 1525 square feet HUGE!!!
Washer/Dryer* Fireplace Water/Sewer incl.
Free Tanning Fitness Pool Tennis
Individual Leases Pets Loved
376-2507 www.bivenscove.com
4-21-10-55-2

AVAILABLE AUG 1. Clean modern
4BR/2BA accessiblee from all BRs) house.
fenced backyard, pets ok, fireplace, W/D
provided, wooded pvt big yard. $1425/mo,
cent H/AC. 2606 NW 34th St. 352-339-2342
3-19-10-30-2


**A Place in the Sun**
Walk/Bike to UF
Big 3 bd/ 1 ba
New Kitchen / Huge Yard
Must See, $1,500/mo
352-375-8256
4-21-52-2

**Sorority Row Area**
Historic 2 bd/ 1 ba
Hardwood floors, must see
$900/mo 352-375-8256
4-21-52-2


**8 Blocks to UF**
Great Deal on Large Upstairs
2 bd/1 ba Hardwood Floors
Save Money @ $750/mo
352-375-8256
4-21-52-2

**Large 5 Bedrm House**
1 full & 3-1/2 baths
Plant Atriums, Unique floorplan, W/D
Plenty of Parking, 8 blocks N of UF
$2,500/mo 352-375-8256
4-21-52-2

WOODBURY ROW LUXURY HOMES
Great Parking! Walk to UF! 4BD/4.5 BA
Located near SW 5th Ave & SW 12th St.
Call today to view @ 352.373.7578
Union Properties www.rentgainesville.com
4-21-10-36-2

LEASING NOW FOR FALL
Many properties avail near campus.
1,2,3,4,& 5 bedrooms!!
www.rentgainesville.com
Union Properties 352.373.7578
4-21-10-36-2

5 BD 4 BA Home for Rent
2521 SW Williston Road
Huge home on a large lot.
Union Properties 352.373.7578
4-21-10-36-2

3 & 4 BD WALK TO UF
We have Homes near
Sorority Row & Stadium!
Union Properties 352.373.7578
www.rentgainesville.com
4-21-10-36-2


NEWLY REMODELED
Chelsea Lane Apts!
Close to UF & on Bus Route
W/D incl. Call today
Union Properties 352.373.7578
www.chelsealaneapartments.com
4-21-10-36-2

3BD/3BA Homes Near UF
Washer/Dryer incl. $1,200/mo
Newer homes/ limited avail.
Union Properties 352.373.7578
4-21-10-36-2

1 BDs Near UF
Starting at $375/mo!
Reserve now for Fall
Union Properties 352.373.7578
4-21-10-36-2

University Terrace West
4BD/BA Individual Leases
$350/mo w/d incl. Call
Union Properties 352.373.7578
4-21-10-36-2

***THE OASIS APTS ***
Large 1 & 2BD apts, w/ huge private patio.
Park at your door in small quiet complex
in SW Gainesville on bus rt. Call 377-3149
3-31-36-2

$100 OFF 1st MONTH RENT. 2 BR/1BA
Phoenix apt. 1 mile to campus and Shands.
W/D conn. Fenced yard. $500sec., $495/
month. 3120 SW 26th Way Unit A. 562-2782
or 514-6869 if interested. 3-16-25-2

2BR/1 BA cent heat mobile home.
Shady lot. From $300 $450/mo
First month half price incl water. No pets.
4546 NW 13th Street. 376-5887 3-31-36-2

705 NW 10th Avenue <9Blks from UF
3BR/1BA, 8rooms + 400 sq.ft.porch, Central
A/C, W/D, $1,250 + util. Avail. Aug. 275-
1259, ATucker458@aol.com 4-2-10-37-2

WALK ONE BLOCK TO CAMPUS!
1, 2, 3, and 4 BR units available now and
for Fall 2010. Locations between SW 1st
ave, SW 5th ave & SW 12th St. Call Kinetic
Properties at 352-337-9600 (no dogs please)
3-19-10-25-2

1/1, Ridgeview, free water, next to park, on
the bus line, cent H/A, courtyard, 2 miles to
UF, convenient to shopping, no smoking, no
pets. $470 SD, $470/mo 562-2824 3-19-
10-25-2


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BRIDGELIGHT
1 BR Loft Style
starting at $530 mo.
M-F 1-6 Sat. by appt.
3006 SW 23rd St. 377-5221
www.cmcapt.com/bridgelight
4-21-10-35-2


PET'S PARADISE
$390 $650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR,
privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 3-22-
10-25-2

Baxter Cottage 2 blks to UF campus, 1013
SW 4 Ave 2BR/1 BA, Bright, clean, complete-
ly remodeled, 500 sq ft, Cent AC/Ht,wood
firs, DW, W/D, NS, NPets. $450+util. Lease
runs thru 7/1/10 ATucker458@aol.com 4-2-
10-33-2

2BR/2.5BA townhouse condo, 1 mi from
UF on bus route. Incl W/D, community club-
house, pool & fitness center. Wired for inter-
net & security sys. $878/mo. Avail 5/1 or 8/1.
Call/text 332-8841 lindalu@gatorhomes.com
3-22-10-20-2


*Resort Lifestyle*
THE POLOS OF GAINESVILLE
2's: From $479/person; 3's: From $399/person
Includes FREE Internet
352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com
4-21-10-42-2

2BR HOUSE 2BLKS to UF Sorority Row/
Norman Hall area. Wood floors, new kitchen
vinyl, Cent H/AC, DW, fenced yard, wood
deck, parking, $1080/mo. Pets extra? Avail
Aug 16. 1 yr lease. 665-8166 Iv mssg 3-17-
10-15-2

3BR/2BA HOUSE 2BLKS to UF Sorority
Row/Norman Hall area. W/D, ice maker, ce-
ramic tile. Cent H/AC, DW, parking, fenced
yard. $1545/mo. Pets extra? Avail Aug 16. 1
yr lease. 665-8166 Iv mssg 3-17-10-15-2

HUGE 4BR/2BA 2BLKS to UF Sorority Row/
Norman Hall area, remodeled baths, new:
stove, DW, disposal & AC, W/D, wd firs. cent
H/AC, parking. $2400/mo Pets extra? Avail
Aug 16. 1 yr lease. 665-8166 Iv mssg
3-17-10-15-2

Large 4BD/2BA home with D/W, W/D, Tile
& Wood flooring. 1 blk from Newberry Rd &
Royal Park Plaza, 1 mile from UF. Avail now!
REDUCED $1400/mo + utils. 3806 SW 2nd
Ave. (407) 363- 7198 or cell (407) 234-1380
3-16-10-11-2


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Houses Available for Fall!
2631 NW 1st Ave -$1845
402 NW 36th -$1425
315 NW 17th St. -$875
4 NW 25th St $1499
717 NW 34th St -$1320
FREE UF Parking!
352.371.7777
4-21-71-2


DOWNTOWN 414 SE 2nd St 2BR/1BA
DUPLEX apt w/loft, central heat, window air,
off-street parking, convenient access to ev-
erything. $630/mo, 1st, last, $600 dep. Call
352-373-6551 3-16-10-2


3 br/1ba house near corner sw 34 st & nw 8
av separate dining & living areas, new kitch-
en, carport, wd/hook up, storage shed, front
lawn and fenced back yard. Water included
in rent. $945/mo call 258-4184 3-26-18-2


APTS and HOMES for rent near UF!
Avail Summer and Fall, visit our website at
merrillmanagement.net or
Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 x10
3-30-10-19-2


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2 BLKS TO NORMAN HALL!
2BR 1 BA Apts $600/Mo
5 Blks to UF, Central H &Air
Laundry Fac. Carpet, Pets Allowed.
829 Sw 5th Avenue. St. Croix Apts
Call Merrill Management Inc.
352-372-1494 x10 or
tazzie21@bellsouth.net
3-30-10-19-2

2BR 1BA, Wood Floors, Window A/C,
Nat gas ht. 1 BLK to UF $600/Mo
1216 SW 3rd Avenue. Call
Merrill Management Inc 352-372-1494
X10 or tazzie21@bellsouth.net
3-30-10-19-2

3BR 1.5 BA Home off NW 16th
Ave. Tile Floors, Laundry Hkups,
Central H & Air. $750/Mo
319 NW 16th Avenue. Call
Merrill Management Inc
352-372-1494 x10 or
tazzie21@bellsouth.net
3-30-10-19-2

*2BR HOUSE 611 NW 34th Ave. Cent A/C,
wood floors, close to UF. Flex lease. $625/
mo. Avail now. 01BR huge, close to UF,
SFC busline. Water included 352-318-8822
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2901 NW 14th Street
1BR 1BA Apt Near Sams
Club. Carpet, Window A/C,
Nat gas ht. Inclds Wtr, Swg,
pst control and garbage. $425/Mo
Rental Refs a must! Call
Merrill Management Inc
352-372-1494 or
tazzie21@bellsouth.net
3-30-10-19-2

***HOUSE 4BR/2BA***
Available 8/1. Lovely, remodeled. W/D. Bike
to UF. No pets. 3532 NW 7th Ave. $1200/
mo. 373-1558, 246-8645, or 256-8370 3-23-
10-13-2

Hidden gem 2/2 walk to shands/VA
just renovated/wood floor/new paint
w/d pool balcony free parking,water
REDUCED $850/mo.352-281-0733
thuy_carroll@yahoo.com 3-25-10-15-2

2BR/1.5BA upstairs/downstairs. Half carpet,
half tile. Pet friendly. Close to Bus routes 9,
34, and 36. $625/mo 352-275-4889 3-19-
10-11-2

$199 Move-In Special
$500-$700 2BR/1BA
Walking distance to UF and downtown
800-805-7379 or 352-505-9264 4-16-10-
30-2

A MUST SEE! 2/1 across the street from
Shands/VA. Walk/bike/bus to class/work.
New appliances/flooring. Low utilities. $700/
month. Call Tim to see- 352-843-0220. (leave
a voicemail) 3-31-17-2

Available now. HOUSE 3BR/2BA, 1.5 miles
to UF, near Landings Apts. On UF bus rte.
Bike to UF. Fenced backyard, fireplace,
cent H/AC. 3627 SW 15th St. $900/mo. All
4BR/2BA $1100/mo. 327-2931 or 376-6183
3-22-10-10-2

Like Rural Living? Horses? Barn
Eff Apt, Stalls Avail, Loft Bed
W/D provided, Pets OK, 15 Ac
Jonesville, $400 Apt, $150/Stall
Whole Oper $1350 954-292-2244
3-18-10-7-2

Spacious 1 BR apt for rent.
1BR/1BA apt near Oaks Mall.
Walk to mall, restaurant and coffee shops.
New appliances. Call 352-258-4695 3-16-
10-5-2


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CHARMING 3BR/2BA HOUSE
Walk to UF. Near law school. Small pet ok.
No smoking. Available for fall. Want $1295/
mo. OPEN HOUSE MARCH 20, 11am -
2pm. 352-371-0601 3-19-10-6-2

1Bdrm 1 bath apt, w/ full kitchen, and pri-
vate gated court yard $450/mo. Great loca-
tion @ 3320 SW 23rd Street. On bus routes,
close to most everything. 352 377-2150 or
paloverde3320@yahoo.com 4-2-10-100-2

$600, 2BR, 1 block Shands, VA; Vet school
& campus short walk. Available now;
Prefer calm, quiet, stable, mature residents.
Carpets, Some utils furn; Parking; 352 376
0080;352 284 3873; postj@bellsouth.net
4-21-10-27-2

Walk to campus, 1022 SW 4th Ave. 3/3-
1200 mo & 4/4-1600 mo 3/2 house- 1015 NE
5th PI, fenced yd-$995 mo 4/4 house- 2010
SW 11th Terr-$1250 mo Near law college,
2732 SW 3rd PI-3/2 house-$1250 mo All in-
clude cent A/C, W/D hkups
Edbaurmanagement.com
4121 NW 37th PL- 352-375-7104 4-21-10-
27-2

Homes Avail for Fall! Pets welcome!
4/2 3321 and 3236 NW 30 PL $1200/mon
3/2 3320 NW 30th PL $975/mon
4/2 5402 NW 25th PL $1200
Call April 352-514-1441 for more info! 4-1-
10-13-2


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Walking distance to UF. Parking included.
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Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Greenwich Green 372-8100
Hidden Lake 374-3866
4-21-71-4


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right thru our website!
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www.alligator.org/classifieds
Visa and Mastercard accepted.


1BR INDIVIDUAL LEASES
IN FURN 4BR CONDOS. 2 blocks to UF.
$290/mo incl elec, cable tv, internet, pool,
laundry facility. 914 SW 8th Ave. 378-4626
4-21-09-71-4

Enjoy A Romantic Old House
Near library downtown. $295-$375/rm + utils.
Short term. No pets. No smoking. 378-1304
3-19-10-38-4

Beautifully renovated, furnished
condo,1 mile from UF, $399/MO
includes cable, internet, utilities,
pool + fitness room and on bus route,
Female roommate needed, 352 262-2871
3-26-10-35-4

Female wanted to share new 3BR/3BA home
near campus(SW area)2400sf. On bus route.
Washer & dryer included. Furnished, except
your bedroom. $395 plus utilities. Serious,
non-smoking students only. 813-610-1698
3-18-10-4

STUDENT NEEDED
New townhome, W/D, clubhouse, pool, gat-
ed, packing, bus route. $350 + utilities. 727-
729-1561 3-31-19-4

2BR/2BA avail now in 4BR/4BA Country-
side condo. $435/mo/room utils incl. Direct
bus to UF 3 mis. Bball, pool, exercise room,
nicely furn. 3rd Fir. W/D, wireless. Flo 352-
357-9656, or 352-636-4814 3-31-10-18-4

A must see! Share a 2/1 across the street
from Shands/VA. Walk/bike/bus to class/
work. New appliances/flooring. Low utilities.
$350/month. Call Tim to see- 352-843-0220
(leave a voicemail.) 3-31-17-4.

$350 Room 4 Rent!
FEMALE ONLY! Available now in 2BR apt!
Rent (incl water) +1/2 utils. (786) 797-1377
3-16-5-4

3 Female Roommates needed beginning
summer A, 375+utilities, 4/4 condo, walk in
closets, pool +hot tub, fitness center, on bus
route, Countryside Apts. washer and dryer.
561-719-5558 3-19-10-7-4

$400/mo Room for Rent plus elec, Rockwood
Villas TH, pvt bath, on bus route, w/d, free
internet, non-smoking, female only. Avail
Immed & Fall. 1st Mth Free w lyr lease.
ktellmann@ufl.edu/904-874-6877. 7-13-
10-45-4

Seeking roommates for 3 bed/ 2 ba quiet
condo at Creeks Edge. New flooring, recent
remodel,upstairs unit, washer/dryer, on bus-
line to campus, partial furnished. Available
Aug 1st. $395/mo. 727-463-0560 5-11-10-
28-4

I'VE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC!
Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a
replacement in the Alligator Classifieds!


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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 THRU OUR ONLINE
AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373-
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SEE ALL CONDOS
WWW.UFCONDOS.COM
Matt Price University Realty, 352-281-3551
4-21-71-5

NEW CONDOS -WALK to UF
3 BIks to UF. For Info on ALL 1, 2, 3, 4
Bedrooms for Sale, Call Eric Leightman,
University Realty at 352-219-2879. 4-21-
71-5

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, University Realty 352-281-3551
4-21-71-5


WALK TO UF & DOWNTOWN!
THE PALMS New Ultra-Luxury Condos.
Granite, Huge Closets, Pool, Call Eric
Leightman, University Realty, 352-219-2879
4-21-71-5

Campus Edge / Somerest Village.Walk to
Shands/VA/class 2units, 2bd/2ba vault-
ed ceilings 2nd/3rd floor w/d in unit,best
locations parking. $8,000 tax credit.
$164,900/$132,900. Move in Ready 954-
439-2301 stedel@bellsouth.net 4-21-10-
41-5

Large 4BD/3BA home 1 block from Newberry
Rd & Royal Park Plaza, 1 mile from UF. Ind
separate in-law apartment, wood & tile floors.
3806 SW 2nd Ave REDUCED $229,000
Call 407-363-7198 or cell 407-234-1380
3-16-10-11-5

GAINESVILLE $199,000
3BR/2.5BA, large yard
Double (+) garage
3794 SW 56th Rd.
352-494-8848 3-22-10-10-5

Motivated. For sale by Owner. Must sell
beautiful 3bd/2b 1777 sf home in Cottages
of Country Way, Newberry, FL. Close to
schools. No HOA. Large lot. Asking $184,900.
(530) 613-6488 4-21-10-28-5


BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand,
new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will
deliver. 4-21-09-71-6

BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 4-21-09-71-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-372-
7490 4-21-09-71-6

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. 4-21-09-71-6

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
4-21-71-6

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 4-21-09-71-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
4-21-09-71-6


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 4-21-
71-6

FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. New, in box. $160 332-9899

DINETTE SET 5pc $120 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 4-21-09-71-6

**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.
4-21-71-6

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$130 352-377-9846. 4-21-71-6

Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516.
4-21-71-6

BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-21-09-
71-6

FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $160. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-21-71-6

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 4-21-71-6


CASH PAID: Laptops & Cameras
Parts & Repair Mac & PC laptops
Laptop Chargers. Joel 336-0075
www.pcrecycle.biz 4-21-09-71-7


COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
Network specialists
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street
4-21-10-69-7

CERTIFIED MCSE COMPUTER TECH
Office or Home. Fast professional services at
reasonable rates. Services include network-
ing, security, data recovery, virus removal.
352-275-3036 www.indiecomputer.com
3-31-10-52-7





***PARKING**0
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-21-09-71 -10

Black Magic Herbal Incense start your own
business selling. 100% LEGAL. Call 561-
370-9427 for more information. Similar to
Serenity, K2 and other spice products. $300
will get you started making $$$$ 3-19-10-
5-10


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UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS
are underway...
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more.
All individuals interested in bidding go to:
surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370
4-21-09-71-10





***WWW.RPMMOTORCYCLES.COM**
FULL SERVICE REPAIR SHOP 11TH YEAR
OEM + AFTERMARKET PARTS + ACCY'S
HUGE TIRE SELECTION IN STOCK, CALL
FOR PRICES + DISCOUNTS 352-377-6974
4-21-09-71-11

*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Motor Scooter Sales and Service!
Great Scooters, Service & Prices!
118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271
www.NS4L.com
4-21-09-71-11

***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 4-21-09-
71-11

SCOOTER SERVICE
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service rates!
Will service any make/model. Close to UF!
Pick-ups avail cheap oil changes!! 336-1271
4-21-09-71-11

***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! 4-21-09-71-11

GATORMOTO Gville's #1 service facility. We
repair ALL brands of scooters. Pickups avail-
able. Lowest labor rates around. Quickest
turnaround time. Run by Gator Grads so we
know how to treat our customers! 376-6275
4-21-09-71-11


**SCOOTER RENTALS**
Rent for a day, week, month or semester.
Students can rent to own!
NS4L.com 352-336-1271 4-21-09-71-11


ELECTRIC SCOOTER
No insurance/registration needed
Inexpensive to own & operate
Assembled/free delivery/guaranty
American Electric Bike Co
www.greenscootersoncampus.com
4-16-10-25-11


FAST CASH FOR ALMOST ANY CARS *
ORunning or not!*
NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 15 yr svc to UF students
OCall Don @ 215-7987 4-21-71-12

CARS CARS Buy@Sell@Trade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
4-21-71-12

**HEADLINERS SAGGING?**
POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK?
On site avail. Steve's Headliners 352-226-1973
Google: Steve's Headliners, Gainesville
4-21-71-12


WE BUY JUNK CARS
Titles Only. Call K.T. (352) 281-9980
4-21-71-12


I BUY CARS & TRUCKS
Call Anytime 352-339-5158
3-31-09-103-12

SUN CITY AUTO SALES
All vehicles $0 down
No credit check
Cash vehicles $699 and up.
352-338-1999 4-21-71-12


SUN RISE AUTO SALES
No credit check
Cars, SUVs, Trucks & Vans
30 day warranty
352-375-9090 4-21-71-12


92 Chevy Camero $999 cash
96 Mits Galant $1999 cash
96 Chevy Blazer $1999 cash
97 Plymouth Voyager $1499 cash
352-338-1999 4-21-71-12

92 Plymouth Van $699 cash
94 Chevy 1500 $999 cash
92 Nissan Stanza $1499 cash
98 Pontiac Grand Am $999 cash
352-338-1999 4-21-71-12

96 Kia Sephia $999
98 Chrysler Cirrus $999
95 Pontiac Bonneville $1999
97 Olds Delta 88 $1999
352-338-1999 4-21-71-12

96 Chevy Astro Van $1900
98 Ford Explorer $1900
97 Mits Diamonte $1999
98 Ford Contour $1999
352-338-1999 4-21-71-12

94 Nissan Altima $1999
98 Pontiac Transport $1999
99 Saturn $2900
98 Dodge Ram $2900
352-338-1999 4-21-71-12


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97 Chevy Malibu $1999
95 Chrysler LHS $1999
00 Hyundai Elantra $2900
95 Chevy Camero $2900
352-338-1999 4-21-71-12


96 Honda Accord $2500
96 Cadillac Deville $2900
02 Kia Rio $3900
03 Buick Century $4900
352-338-1999 4-21-71-12

Sun City Auto Sales
60 Day pay off
On cash vehicles
Pay off time negotiable
352-338-1999 4-21-71-12

2003 Honda Civic, 79k, $8999CASH
2003 Honda Civic, 69k, $8999 CASH
2002 Honda Odysee, 117k, $6999 CASH
2000 Ford Mustang, 111k, $6999 CASH
352-375-9090 4-21-71-12

2005 Ford Escape, 95k, $6999 CASH
2000 GMC Sierra, 166k, $5999 CASH
2001 Nissan Altima, 99k, $5999 CASH
2007 Isuzu Trooper 290 Truck, 46k, $9999 CASH
352-375-9090 4-21-71-12

2005 Dodge Stratus, 78k, $8999 CASH
2004 Toyota Corolla, 111k $7999 CASH
1999 Toyota Sienna, 135k $5999 CASH
2002 Toyota Corolla, 68k $6999 CASH
352-375-9090 4-21-71-12

SUN CITY AUTO SALES
Bring W2 and drive home today!
Over 150 cars in stock
Cars, Trucks, SUVs, & Vans
352-338-1999 4-21-55-12


LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
* Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
* ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 4-21-
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for gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds,
guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you
sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090
4-21-71-13


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.

30,000 NIPPED & COUNTING!
Operation Catnip is gearing up to sterilize
its 30,000th cat. Please join us in the effort
to end euthanasia of homeless cats in our
community. Bring in a stray or feral cat for
spay/neuter on March 28th enjoy refresh-
ments, door prizes & a very special gift for
the person who brings in lucky cat number
30,000. Please call for an appointment (352)
380-0940. 3-26-10-13


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 or investing
money.

LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving re-
cord, drug-free, personal references.
www.carrsmith.com for details. 4-21-71-14


BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 4-21-09-71-14



FUTURE GMs
Now hiring assistant managers
GatorDominos.com/jobs
4-21-10-71-14


PHONE AGENTS NEEDED
Must have Excellent Vocabulary and
Communication skills. PC skills needed.
Apply Now! 6020 NW 4th Place, Suite G.
352-371-5888 x 111 4-21-71-14


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. 4-21-09-71-14


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 4-21-09-
71-14


PT Sales /Leasing Agents Needed
Help students find their new apartment!
Great pay plus bonuses. Sales experience &
outgoing personality required. No real estate
exp req (training provided). Send resume,
cover letter & avail schedule to
hr@trimarkproperties.com
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$2400
Co-ed camp
Room and Board included

Get Paid to Play!
The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs
male and female summer camp counselors
ages 18 and up. FEYC is an over-night camp
located off of Highway 450 in Umatilla, FL.
The camp runs June 14 Aug 7. Please
contact Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673
Ext. 251 or 352 455-4267 4-21-10-70-14

STUDENTPAYOUTS.COM
Paid survey takers needed. Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys 4-21-
10-63-14

LATE NIGHT DRIVERS
$15-$17/hr 10pm -4am.
Apply @ gatordominos.com 4-21-10-60-14

Camp Counselors, male & female, needed
for great overnight camps in the mountains
of PA. Have a fun summer while working with
children in the outdoors. Teach/assist with
water sports, ropes course, media, archery,
gymnastics, environmental ed, & much more.
Office, Nanny, & Kitchen positions also avail-
able. Apply on-line at www.pineforestcamp.com
4-21-10-52-14

O ATTENTION SMOKERS!***
**Do you want to quit smoking?**
Smokers needed to participate in a smoking
cessation study. You may be compensated.
Call UF Smoking Lab & Clinic 328-6603 or
e-mail: ufsmokelabclinic@gmail.com 3-29-
30-14

F/T Legal Assistant, salary negotiable.
Writing skills a must, accounting skills a plus.
Call Carrillo & Carrillo @ 352-371-4000.
3-29-10-20-14

HIRING STYLIST AND NAIL TECHS!!!
LOCATION: THE SALON "0" EXPERIENCE;
ON NW 6TH ST GAINESVILLE, FL 32609.
50% COMMISSION OR RENTAL IF
DESIRED. CONTACT SALON MANAGER
MRS. CAROYLN 0 AT 352-284-1320 OR
352-672-6339. 4-1-23-14

Web company seeks Office Manager for
administrative, accounting, general of-
fice tasks. Must be computer + internet
savvy. QuickBooks exp a +. Resume to
GnvWebCo@gmail.com 3-17-10-10-14

Sales rep for Internet finance company.
Must be able to work independently & meet
deadlines. Strong attention to detail, organi-
zational, & research skills are a must. Sales
exp is helpful. Salary starts at $24k/year +
commission. Excellent earning potential
for motivated individuals. Email resume to
jobs@nationaltechmark.com or fax to 1-866-
728-4579. Put "Financial Sales" in subject
line. 3-18-10-10-14

GENERAL HELP WANTED!
Mon-Fri, 10am 5pm. starting $8/hr
No experience required. Apply in person at
1031 NW 6th St. Suite A-3. Contact number
352-379-2812 3-17-5-14

BARTENDERS OPENINGS
Earn $150-250/day. No exp required. Will
train. Call now 352-678-5246 3-17-10-5-14

LEASING AGENT FT
Friendly, energetic person. Experience
preferred. Hourly & bonus. Great benefits.
Must be avail, weekends. Apply in person.
Spyglass or Hunters Crossing Apts. DFWP
4-21-10-29-14

Newborn Photographer
Our365 is currently seeking a motivated in-
dividual with sales or customer service exp.
to take photos of newborns at North Florida
Regional. Part-Time. Apply online at
www.our365.com/opportunities.
3-17-10-3-14

Build you own online business from your lap-
top. Fifty year old company. Contact John,
352-219-0871, orJohn@JCantlon.com
3-26-10-10-14


Finders Keepers? If you find something, you
,* can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost &
ba found section. Be kind to someone who's
lost what you've found. Call 373-FIND.


IMPORT AUTO REPAIR. BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
www.carrsmith.com 4-21-71-15

EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250' x
160' riding ring, round pen &jump paddock.
Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19 sepa-
rate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-3175
everglade-equestrian.com 4-21-71-15

Want to be a CNA, phlebotomist or pharm
tech? Express Training offers courses, days,
eve, weekend. All classes live, no videos.
Call 352-338-1193 or
expresstrainingservices.com 4-21-09-71-15

PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
339-2199
4-21-71-15

TLC HORSEBOARD
All facilities & amenities, quality instruc-
tion; 15 minutes from UF. Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Ctr. 4-21-71-15

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.

MINI MAXI WAREHOUSES
15 different sizes starting at 6x10 rentals at
$39/mo. UHaul warehouse complex, trucks
and trailers. Also 100 sheds for sale. 352-
373-6294 or 1-800-559-2449 8-16-10-71-
15

Local Immigration Attorney Marriage
Green Cards/Fiance Visas/Naturalization
Matters $295.00 Attorney Fees Plus Costs
www.ruthimmigrationlaw.com
Richard L. Ruth, Esq.
6-1-45-15


BEGINNER GUITAR & PIANO LESSONS
For ALL ages.
My EXPERIENCE: 10 yrs-guitar & a lifetime-
piano. If interested call 352-256-3800 or
e-mail gidonherman00@gmail.com 3-16-
10-15


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


All Women's Health Center
ABORTION
Free Pregnancy Test
RU-486 Available
378-9191
www.abortiongainesville.com
4-21-71-16


THE TRUE YOU!
Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks
Only $119!
Gain muscle while you lose fat
Groups forming now. 339-2199
4-21-71-16


Grieving the loss of someone?
National Students of AMF
Join our Facebook group:
"Gator Students of AMF"
TalkAboutLoss.org 4-21-43-16

A Woman's Answer
Think you might be pregnant?
Testing, confidential advising
Referrals
352-376-2716 8-24-74-16


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



*Family Chiropractic*
Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F.
373-7070
4-21-71-18


Male professional, 70 years old, tall, from Sri
Lanka seeking white female, fair hair, 60-80
years old. Animals okay.
Write to MFP P.O. Box 1823, FI 32656
3-26-19-19


IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR
ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT?
DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL
ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD
HERE AND GET IT NOTICED!


WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKET
Every Sat & Sun Hwy 301
15 min from Gainesville 468-2255
12-8-74-21


SHOTGUN SHOOTING SPORTS
Open To Public We-Fr-Sa-Su, Noon-Dusk
Skeet Trap Olympic Trap -5 Stand
gatorskeetandtrap.com 352-372-1044
8-16-09-25-21


Rocky Creek Paintball
In Gainesville Better Prices
Better Fields Better Call 371-2092
4-21-10-71-21



*RIVERSPORT KAYAKS*
Kayak Rentals, Manatee Tours
UF Students 20% off on Rentals.
352-621-4972 www.flakayak.com
4-21-10-71-21


*****RIVERSPORT KAYAKS*****
352-621-4972 WWW.FLAKAYAK.COM
SALES, RENTALS, TOURS, FISHING
Dealer for Wilderness Systems, Perception
Necky, Ocean, Hobie Peddle Kayaks
4-21-10-71-21


GMG TRANSPORT
FREE WiFi on buses New Departures
Thur 1 & 4:30 / Fri 1 & 4:30
Ret Sun 2 & 4 pm Mon 2 pm -Also
Reverse trips Credit card payments, no xtra
charge pay by phone or online- $35 0/W
$45 R/T www.gmgtrans.com 352-215-8196
4-21-71-23


* 2 yr old male Boxer named Macado, AKC
certified, fawn color with black mask & white
markings. Ears and tail cut, declawed, well
trained, very obedient. $400/OBO
(386) 496-1058 3-16-10-5-24


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TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010


ALLIGATOR
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Three-run fifth inning propels UF to win over Army


MANTHONY DESCLAFANI
GOT THE WIN IN 5.2 IN-
NINGS.

By ANTHONY CHIANG
Alligator Staff Writer
achiang@alligator org

After seeing Army left
fielder Ben Koenigsfeld lay
out and snag a hard-hit ball in
the fourth inning, the Gators
took a different approach.
They turned what should
have been two easy fly outs
into two doubles in the fifth
to score three runs in the in-
ning and gain some separa-
tion from Army (5-4).
It was all No. 6 Florida
(12-3) would need, as it blew
past the Black Knights 9-3 on
Monday.
"We've got the advantage
because we play here a lot,"
UF coach Kevin O'Sullivan
said. "We've seen that a
lot and we've talked a lot
amongst our team that when
it does get twilight, the in-


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field has to point and yell to
help the infielders out."
In the eventful fifth in-
ning, catcher Mike Zunino
hit a fly ball to shallow center
field that fell in between three
Black Knights for a two-bag-
ger, while Daniel Pigott hit a
lazy ball up in the air that the
dark sky helped turn into an
RBI double. Austin Maddox
then hit a single to knock the
other two runs home.
"It felt good. The sky
helped me out a little bit, but
I'll take what I can get," Pig-
ott said.
Florida didn't stop there.
With a 5-2 lead, short-
stop Nolan Fontana doubled
down the right-field line to
lead off the sixth and got to
third on an error. Third base-
man Bryson Smith, the next
batter, lined a single up the
middle to drive in Fontana
and extend the lead.
Then in the seventh, Pres-
ton Tucker ended his homer
drought and hit a two-run

SEE BASE, PAGE 15ZZ


Stamper should be drafted


A ll Ryan Stamper did his senior
year was lead the fourth-best
defense in the nation in tack-
les with 78.
He was a team captain for the
Gators the last two seasons, when he
started 25 of the 28 games.
In the 2009 BCS Championship
Game, he tied Joe Haden for a team-
high 10 tackles to help UF win 24-14.
This season, when Brandon Spikes
couldn't play, it was Stamper who
stepped up in the star linebacker's
place.
He racked up 31 tackles and add-
ed an interception in the two games
Spikes didn't play Vanderbilt and
Mississippi State and against Ten-
nessee when Spikes left early.
Despite all he has done, Stamper
likely won't get drafted.
Not only will he not get drafted,


but he has barely
drawn much at-
tention.
"My agent
and coaches and
obb Callo other people
Bobby Callovi who have talked
Bobby's World to (NFL general
bcallovi@alligator org managers) are
managers) are
telling me I can
go anywhere from the fifth round to
undrafted," Stamper said.
A 6-2, 235-pound linebacker who
hasn't registered a good 40-yard dash
time is rarely going to draw much
praise from analysts and scouts.
But Stamper managed to make
plays on a unit that was filled with
NFL talent.
Along with Haden and Spikes,
defensive ends Jermaine Cunning-
SEE BOBBY, PAGE 15


UF WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Gators miss NCAA Tourney


By EUGENIO TORRENS
Alligator Writer
etorrens@alligatororg

One year following a second-round loss
in the NCAA Tournament, Florida missed
out on the tourney altogether.
This season, the Gators (14-16, 7-9 South-
eastern Conference) were hit by graduation,
injuries and inconsistency, and landed in the
National Invitation Tournament. The NIT
committee released its field Monday night.
UF will host USF (15-15, 6-10 Big East
Conference) on Thursday. The Bulls are the
defending NIT champions.
"We are excited to be going to our third
postseason tournament in a row," Butler
said in a press release. "I'm excited for our
fans and that we'll get another opportunity
to play in front of them at home. South Flori-
da poses a great challenge and this should be
a great SEC-Big East battle."
UF had impressive marks on its resume,
including sweeping the season series against
Mississippi State and a win over No. 23
Georgia.


But the Gators failed to close out chanc-
es to bolster their resume with single-digit
losses to nationally ranked opponents No. 11
Florida State, No. 3 Tennessee and Georgia.
Then came the resume-smearing losses:
a 40-point beatdown at home to No. 21 LSU
and two to Alabama who finished 12-18 and
had only two other SEC wins.
UF started conference
play strong with consecu-
tive wins, and sat above
.500 before faltering down
the stretch when center
Azania Stewart missed
six games toward the end
of the regular season -
Butler g
the roughest part of the
team's schedule. It went 1-5 in that span.
A stark contrast between this year and
last was the production of graduated seniors
Marshae Dotson and Sha Brooks, who com-
bined for 30.4 points, 6.9 rebounds and 4.7
assists per game, respectively. This year, no
player in the team's starting lineup cracked
10 points per game.


* The Erin Andrews peephole stalker got two-and-a-half years in prison. I have to
question the legal system after a verdict like that. No award? ... Gilbert Arenas
told Esquire that he had as many as 500 firearms in his home at one point in
time. I guess we should've taken Arenas nicknaming himself "Agent Zero" a
little more seriously. He certainly did.


E The Gators announced the hiring
of Dave Boos to replace Ken Ko
as an assistant coach on Monday.
Boos had been the head coach at
Ball State since 2007.


* Bobby Callovi and Kyle Maistri join host
Adam Berry in the NCAA Tournament edi-
tion. The three discuss Florida's chances and
pick all 64 games of March Madness.
Download it on iTunes.


oleveil n. neyb/ Hlllgaour Odani
UF sophomore Daniel Pigott hits during the Gators' 9-3 win against Army on Monday in Gainesville. The left
fielder went 2 for 3 with two runs and an RBI.






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Rivalry showdown awaits No. 6 Florida as No. 5 FSU comes to town tonight


BASE, from page 14


shot to left-center field after go-
ing 14 games without one.
He hit 15 last season, about
one every four games.
"It was just a matter of time,"
O'Sullivan said. "I think it was
more of a big deal to him than it
was to any of us. I think he just


wanted to get the monkey off of
his back."
He finished the game with
three RBIs and has driven in nine
runners in the last three games.
"It just goes to show that guys
are afraid to pitch to Maddox be-
cause he's been driving in a lot
of runs," Tucker said. "They are
starting to pitch to me more and


it's been real effective."
O Sophomore
pitcher Anthony
DeSclafani did his
Baseball job on the mound
Baseball and turned in 5.2
innings of two-
run baseball while striking out
three.
Reliever Jeff Barfield took it


from there and threw 3.1 innings
and gave up one run to earn his
second save and close out the
game, saving the bullpen for to-
day's game against FSU.
After failing to record an out
and allowing five runs on March
2 against the Seminoles, DeScla-
fani has bounced back with two-
straight wins.


Earlier, Matt den Dekker went
yard to lead off the game after
seeing his 22-game hitting streak
come to an end on Sunday.
The Gators will be back at it
today as they send out freshman
pitcher Hudson Randall to take
on No. 5 FSU (13-2) at 6:30 p.m. in
McKethan Stadium. UF fell to the
'Noles 10-5 in their first meeting.


BOBBY, from page 14

ham and Carlos Dunlap and safety Major
Wright all had the chance to participate at
the NFL Combine in front of coaches and
front-office decision makers.
All five players will likely be taken in
the first three rounds of the draft, and in
multiple games, Stamper outperformed all
of them.
Because many scouts are looking for a


certain prototype, NFL teams could miss
out on a great player who at the very least
would be useful on special teams.
With quarterback Tim Tebow unveiling
his new throwing motion and all the oth-
er studs working out at UF's Pro Day on
Wednesday, there will be plenty of coach-
es and scouts in attendance. This could be
Stamper's last chance and one of his few
overall to impress them.
An ankle injury kept him from play-
ing at the East-West Shrine All-Star Game,


where he could have displayed his talent
on the field.
The injury will limit him in some of the
drills, but just talking to him for a couple
minutes shows Stamper has great knowl-
edge of the game and is an even better
person.
Those factors, combined with his game
film, should be enough to at least get him
drafted.
"It gets disappointing because just like
in high school and just like in college,


I have to prove people wrong and show
that 40 speed and testing ability isn't really
the most important thing when it comes
to playing football," Stamper said. "I feel
like I'm fast enough, I'm strong enough to
make plays and I think that's what's im-
portant because you can't teach football.
You either got it or you don't."
Stamper showed he had it in 2009, when
he proved he could be one of the best play-
ers on a star-studded defense, and at least
one NFL team should be able to see that.


r" HOT SHOTS
Stats shown are from Auburn and Mississippi
State games in SEC Tournament

Parsons once again takes the top
spot, this time for his consi
Florida's brief SEC Tourn
pearance. The junior fo
21 points in UF's 78-69
Auburn and added six rebound
two assists against the Tigers.
Chandler Parsons, F the only Gator to score in dou
digits in both games, as he foil
that performance up with 10 points and seven b
against Mississippi State. It wasn't Parsons' best
terms of distributing the ball, as he only dished
assists, but he played well enough in UF's second
loss for the Gators to win had they gotten more
points out of their starting frontcourt. Still, UF is bI
the NCAA Tournament for the first time in Parson
career due largely to his growth into a versatile,
player.

Stats: 31 points, 10-21 shooting, 3-7 3-pointers,
13 reb, 3 ast, 2 sti


[ If not for Boynton's 23-point
performance against the Bulldogs
on Friday, the Gators would have
suffered an ugly loss that may have
hurt their reputation in the eyes of
the NCAA selection committee. MSU
ran all over UF in the opening minutes
Kenny Boynton, G of the Gators' 75-69 loss, taking
an 11 -point lead into halftime, and
Boynton was seemingly the team's only reliable option
early on. He finished shooting 8 of 17 from the field, 4
of 8 from three-point range and 3 of 4 from the free-
throw line while also recording three rebounds and three
assists and playing a team-high 37 minutes. The freshman
guard wasn't particularly effective on offense against
Auburn on Thursday nine points, 33-percent shooting
and two assists in 27 minutes but he didn't need to be
with the way Parsons and Alex Tyus were scoring.

Stats: 32 points, 11-26 shooting, 7-15 3-pointers, 3-5
FTs, 3 reb, 5 ast, 1 stl



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Not officially associate VOLUME 103 ISSUE 119 0the independent florida ligatoE''s d with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc of Gainesville, Florida We Inform. You Decide. TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010 Student dies in highway accident 0 A TREE FELL ON THE CAR. By ELIZABETH BEHRMAN Alligator Writer UF electrical engineering student Thomas Hollister and his father, David Hollister, were killed Saturday when a pine tree fell on their car, causing it to swerve into a ditch. Hollister and his father were driving on U.S. Highway 98 on their way to Carrabelle, a beach town in the Florida Panhandle, when the accident occurred, according to Carolyn Mulbach, a senior at Florida State University and Hollister's high school friend. Hollister was a transfer student, and it was his first semester at UF, Mulbach said. Hollister, who was born in Africa and raised in Thailand, was interested in traveling, playing the drums and cooking, Mulbach said. "He was a really, really good guy," Mulbach said. Marcy Lee, Hollister's academic adviser, said she last saw him the week before Spring Break, when he was getting ready to register for his summer courses. Lee said she did not know him well beHollister cause Hollister had just recently enrolled at UF, but, in the short time she knew him, she could tell what a sweet person he was. "They're all like children to me, so it's like I lost a child," Lee said. Student vote urged By CJ PRUNER Commission will inspire citizens Alligator Staff Writer to vote. "If you think about it, how After months of sign-waving, many of our national leaders door-to-door canvassing and canstarted locally?" said Carpenter, didate forums, it all comes down who hopes to get a 25 percent to a vote. turnout from registered voters. As Alachua County residents "These are the people who you see rush to the polls today to decide at the grocery store, restaurants who will represent their interests and gas stations .They have the in city government, candidates most impact on day-to-day local are hoping to get a boost from operations." students. Local The candidates Pam Carpenter, the Alachua News for Gainesville mayCounty Supervisor of Elections, or are Craig Lowe, said student turnouts for elecDon Marsh, Richard Selwach, tions have been historically low Ozzy Angulo and Monica Leain past elections with the excepdon Cooper. tion of last year, which saw a Marsh, who runs a window spike due to Charter Amendment cleaning business, emphasized 1 being on the ballot. the importance of the student But Carpenter believes that vote in elections. the number of candidates run"If you're 20, you don't have ning for mayor and District 4 City SEE VOTE, PAGE 8 Board vote saves Machen money on federal taxes By MINCH MINCHIN When Machen was hired in discovered that the four-ye Alligator Writer 2003, his contract stated that afpayment plan would requi Although student voters rejected a proposed Reitz Union student fee, some student leaders are still working to form a more perfect union. In a meeting of the UF's Board of Trustees Committee onEducational Policy and Strategy on Monday, UF Student Body President Jordan Johnson said Student Government is seeking alternative sources of funding for renovating the aging student center. "We're continuing to work witharchitects," he said. "We're looking to keep the train rolling." "Dr. Machen, someone's going to hit you up." Jordan Johnson UF Student Body President In the Feb. 23 and 24 SG elections, nearly 56 percent of voting students rejected the proposed student fee. SG is going to take a longterm approach to the renovation and is going to seek funding from multiple resources, Johnson said. The money may come from the Public Education Capital Outlay, which is a state program that provides funds to school districts, and UF administrative funds, he said. "Dr. Machen, someone's going to hit you up," he said, jokingly, turning to UF President Bernie Machen. The issue of Machen's sabbatical payment was also resolved during the meeting. ter five years, he would be eligible to receive either a one-year sabbatical, which is paid leave, or the equivalent amount. In January 2009, Machen chose to take the money in four annual installments. After receiving the first installment of the money, it was ar re the university president to pay federal taxes on all four installments, even though he had only received a quarter of the total. To fix the problem, the Board of Trustees voted to give the rest of the sabbatical money to Machen in a single lump sum. UF President Bernie Machen attended UF's Board of Trustees governance committee meeting at the Emerson Alumni Hall Monday afternoon. 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2, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010 News Today WHAT'S HAPPENING Free film screening of "As We Forgive" Today, 7 p.m. Reitz Union Auditorium A documentary about Rosaria and Chantal -two Rwandan women coming face-to-face with the men who slaughtered their families. Director Laura Waters Hinson and narrator Mia Farrow explore topics concerning the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide of 1994. A discussion panel will follow the film. ACTIONS! presents "Is It In You? Cancer Awareness Forum" Today, 7 p.m. Turlington Hall, Room 2319 Come to get educated by medical professionals speaking about what cancer is, how to reduce cancer risk factors and what current research is going on to discover a cure. The event is part of Raise Your Voice Month 2010. D'U Got Talent? Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Skyy Night Club Delta Upsilon will be hosting its annual philanthropy. Tickets are $6 at the door, and all proceeds go to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County. 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TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010 U ALLIGATOR, 3 Program offers rides to cancer patients 0 THE PROGRAM SERVES 11 COUNTIES. By MEGAN MERRILL Alligator Contributing Writer After winning her battle against breast cancer, Barb Thomas now lives to help drive the disease out of other cancer patients' lives. Thomas, 56, began volunteering for the American Cancer Society's Road to Recovery program about a year and a half ago and has been driving cancer patients from their homes to treatment centers for their appointments. She said the program is needed because many cancer patients are so fatigued or on such strong pain medication that they are not physically able to drive themselves. "Family members or friends that have not gone through cancer may not completely understand it, so it's nice to have other survivors with you," Thomas said. Margaret Shaw, a local AmeriCopyrighted Material can Cancer Society representative, expressed an urgent need for volunteers for the program, which has 30 drivers for Alachua County. She would like to have 100 drivers for Alachua, Marion and the other nine surrounding counties the program covers. To become a volunteer for the Road to Recovery program, volunteer drivers are required to go to a half-hour information session in Ocala, where they will be trained and put on the Community company's liaOutreaCh bility insurance. Volunteers also need to have an up-to-date driver's license and would need to use their own vehicle and gas. Volunteer drivers do not have to commit to any certain schedule. Shaw said one of the best parts of the program is the relationships formed between the drivers and patient. "It's a time to spend with a sick patient who really, really needs your help," Shaw said. Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers ALL WOMEN'S HEALTH CENTERS ABORTIONS (RU-486) Ieaftli 9 Early & Late Term Cente Abortions Morning After Pill 9 Birth Control & Gyn Services e Insurance & Credit Cards Accepted www.abortiongainesville.com 1135 NW 23rd Ave Suite N 352-378-9191 1-800-869-0440 Pctre F S se toy OFtflYSeIF in cljerePte0 PiCture tagging the iii2I Spring Strings Wolfe Cronin, 20, a UF mechanical engineering major, plays guitar on the Reitz Union North Lawn Monday afternoon.

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4, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010 SPOTLIGHT ON THE SWAMP UF employee helps in Haiti By MEREDITH RUTLAND Alligator Contributing Writer Four days after the earthquake hit, Jason Byrd was in Haiti counting bodies. Byrd, a UF forensic entomologist, works for the National Disaster Medical System, a response team that is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. As a forensic entomologist, he uses bugs near corpses to determine how much time has passed since death. He made two trips to Haiti and returned from his second trip on Feb. 28. While there, he estimated how many deaths there were, assessed how many U.S. citizens and foreigners were in the country when the earthquake hit and set up an identification system for the dead. Byrd also works as the associate director for the Maples Center for Forensic Medicine at UF and teaches honors courses in forensic anthropology and forensic science. He said the massive loss of life in Haiti took an emotional toll on him. "Almost everyone that we talked to down there lost an immediate family member," Byrd said. He said Port-au-Prince contained the main airport, the main seaport, the seat of government and the seat of the military, and it was all destroyed. "It crippled the country," Byrd said. He said some Haitians did not have a lot of resources to begin with, and many lost everything in the earthquake. "I've never been around a population in any type of natural disaster that had as little as they did," he said. Byrd was there when the 6.0-magnitude aftershock hit, and he said it shattered his preconceived notions of what earthquakes felt like. "The ground isn't supposed to ripple like water," Byrd said. "But it does." For Haiti to recover, Byrd said Port-au-Prince needs money for relief efforts and an urban plan to prepare the city for another earthquake. courtesy rnot Jason Byrd, a UF forensic entomologist, flew to Haiti days after the earthquake to count bodies and to ascertain the times of death. Gentlemen's Showcase seeks to prove chivalry is not dead One man will win a steak dinner By RACHEL MANKO Alligator Contributing Writer Hannah Roberson said she hasn't had a man escort her anywhere, open a door for her or push in her chair for as long as she can remember. Chivalry is dead, she said. "If he is being a gentleman, it's because he's trying to get into her pants," Roberson said. But that's the mindset that the UF Network of Enlightened Women, a conservative women's organization, is trying to change by participating in the second annual Gentlemen's Showcase, a contest for women to recognize the gentlemen in their lives. "We want to spread this message that chivalry isn't dead and that gentlemen do exist. We want to thank them," said Rachel Kopec, the president of the UF chapter. Women can enter any gentleman they know on the group's Facebook fan page by submitting a video stating what makes him a gentleman. Anyone can vote by "liking" the entry through March. The winner will be announced March 31 and will receive a steak dinner for two to the restaurant of his choice. The woman who entered him will receive a Network of Enlightened Women T-shirt and the book "Who Stole Feminism?: How Women Have Betrayed Women" by Christina Hoff-Sommers. Wcb id 40* M h a0 -i 7i 1; vii Web site matches dorm roommates 0 323 UF STUDENTS USE THE SERVICE. By STEPHANIE RAMIREZ Alligator Contributing Writer They create a profile and post their pictures with hopes of finding a perfect match, but these UF students are not looking for love -they are looking for roommates. Through URoomSurf, a roommate-matching Web site, current and incoming students search for compatible roommates by creating an account similar to one they would create on a dating service Web site. They answer questions about topics including cleanliness, preferred room temperature and political and religious beliefs. There are 323 UF users, and most of them are incoming freshmen, said Dan Thibodeau, co-founder of URoomSurf. "We're kind of like Match.com for roommates," Thibodeau said. URoomSurf's network, which has 24,300 users, features 28 schools in Florida and 650 schools nationwide, he On the said. Web "Who you're going to be living with in college is a big concern for students, and we've noticed that," Thibodeau said. Franklyn Francois, an incoming UF freshman from Naples, Fla., said he used URoomSurf because he wants a roommate who shares similar values. Users fill out a survey, but Francois said URoomSurf gives students the chance to write more about themselves on site profiles. Francois has found two potential roommates on URoomSurf, and he applied to live in the Lakeside Residence Hall. To make a URoomSurf account, students upload photos, choose their college network and complete a profile. 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TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010 0 ALLIGATOR, 5 NATIONAL NEWS Program would give Fla. students college head start By EMILY MORROW sophomore year. Subjects range "I don't like the idea of Brown Ruzzi, deputy director of are ready to take college-lev Alligator Contributing Writer from English to mathematics. the center. classes. The rest take courses o A new program that will give high school students a head start on college may come to Florida. Organized by the National Center on Education and the Economy, the program will give high school students the option of graduating two years early. The high schools implementing the program will offer students a variety of tests at the end of their If they pass, they will be able to receive a high school diploma and enroll directly into a community college. Students who pass the exams but want to stay in high school to prepare for a selective college, such as UF, may continue in one of five college-preparatory programs that will be offered for students in their junior or senior year. "We are trying to bring the type abandoning them after two years. It's like throwing them to the wolves." Linda Lanza-Kaduce director of the High School Dual Enrollment program at Santa Fe College of education that's typically only available to the highest-achieving students to everyone," said Betsy But Linda Lanza-Kaduce, director of the High School Dual Enrollment program at Santa Fe College, said she doesn't think giving high school students the opportunity to graduate when they are 16 or 17 years old is a good idea. About 500 Alachua County students participate in SFC's dual enrollment program each year, and Lanza-Kaduce said only about one-third of those students el n SFC's campus with high schoollevel instructors. "I don't like the idea of abandoning them after two years," she said. "It's like throwing them to the wolves. I'd rather see them be able to earn college credit while still under that high school umbrella." The UF Office of Admissions was unavailable for comment on the issue despite repeated phone calls and visits to the office. Copyrighted Material # % Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers [ U ~ .ii:d+o .9W Tell us with an essay, photo or video and you could win a gift certificate to Sports Marketing, Gainesville's answer to all your sports and diploma needs. 1st place -$400 2nd place -$300 3rd place -$200 Deadline for entries: Noon, Thursday, April 1, 2010. Finalists will be selected by a panel of Alligator employees and voted on by Alligator readers. Online polls will be open from midnight Monday, April 5 to 11:59 p.m. Thursday, April 8. Submit entries to contest@alligator.org Visit www.alligator.org/gradtab for official rules. 99 SW 34th St. in the Publix Westgate Shopping Center www.sportsmarketingintl.com Participants must be UF seniors graduating in Spring 2010 to be eligible. Deadline for submission is 12 p.m. April 1. Essay submissions may not exceed 500 words. Photo submissions may not exceed five photos. Video submissions may not exceed 2:30 minutes (150 seconds) in length. E-mail submissions to contest@alligator.org or drop them off on CD to 1105 W. University Ave. All submissions will be automatically entered in the contest. Finalists will be chosen by a panel of Alligator judges. Finalists will be displayed on the website for public vote from midnight April 5 to 11:59 p.m. April 8. The three submissions with the most votes will be announced as winners. Winners will be notified prior to April 12. Winners will be announced in the April 12 Grad Tab Special Section. Positive ID required to collect winnings. Officers, directors, employees & their family members of the Alligator, or affiliates of the contest are not eligible to enter contest. You do not need to be present to win. Grand prize cash value: $400. Prizes are non-transferrable. Gratuity and sales tax not included. Prizes must be claimed by April 30, 2010. No purchase necessary to enter. By submitting an entry, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions. Visit www.alligator.org/gradtab for details. alligator ~dI 1IRRealI Soft Serve lee Cream with a Realthy Twist Dcef Our Low-Fat Ice Cream I Has Only: Calories Wa t Fat Grans (1/2 cup serving) BUY CUP OR CONE .and NO I Low sugar, G F RrEiE! low fat & GET FR EF rifca I sugar-free REGULAR SIZE ONLY. TOPPINGS sweeteners! specialties! EXTRA. ONE PER CUSTOMER www.gatordlites.com PER OFFER. EXPIRES 3/31/10 'YOGURT'S FOR UREA KFAST. I .ICE CREAM'S FOR DESSERT! EMpORIUme I_ Marketplace Plaza 4216 NW 16th Blvd. I(Next to Hollywood Video ""5"4484 -Shoppes of Williston -5218 SW34th St (Next to Publix) 378-2969 El Wed. Mar. I7th 0, 4, p.m. .sFlorida Sta te 4. *First 250 fans at the match receive FREE Men's Tennis t-shirtsP *First 100 fans receive FREE pizza from Domino's *Enter to win an envelope full of great gift cards at -the match! at Linder Stadium .I I W7J

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6, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010 No Excuses Students should vote in today's city election he upcoming federal election cycle sure looks exciting from here. Democrats are fighting for their political lives, Republicans trying to make gains in both houses of Congress and Tea Partiers clamoring for revolution. And while we're at it, we're still feeling the buzz from the 2008 presidential election, even if "Yes we can" is turning into "No, we still haven't." If you're political junkies like us, you can't get enough of exercising your civic duty. If that's the case, may we interest you in a local mayoral election to whet your appetite for the fall? Gainesville voters will elect a new mayor today. Hopefully, students will have a better showing at the polls than they usually do in city elections. We'll forgive students for not getting involved in previous mayoral elections. Hardly anyone else in Gainesville got involved, either. The last time Gainesville elected a mayor, 2007, the turnout was only 11 percent. But the traditionally low turnout for city elections means students' voices will be even louder if they turn out at the polls. Some city officials snub their noses at the student community. Monica Leadon Cooper, one of the mayoral candidates, said UF students "act like little children." Having a larger than usual student turnout would force city officials to pay more attention to the needs of students. But if that's not enough to convince you to vote, just think of it as getting yourself ready to vote in the fall, when Florida will elect a new governor and U.S. senator. It takes practice to bubble in a ballot. Give Us Google Students get a bad rep around Gainesville sometimes for throwing a metaphorical four-year party, trashing the place because we don't have to live with the resulting mess. You'll hear this when any vote on taxes does or doesn't pass, when discussing student driving habits or when we throw the parties that land us among the top 5 party schools. But all 50,000 of us have an opportunity today to fight this image by giving back to the community, in a politically neutral way, without spending a single cent of our beer money: convince Google to build the nation's fastest Internet network in Gainesville. The "contest" began when Google began its search for a town between 50,000 and 500,000 people (Gainesville: about 117,000) to test its new network, which would allow you to download the contents of a DVD in about 5 seconds. What else it means will take a lot of imagination, as that increase is about 100 times faster than what we're using now. Already, the best minds at UF, Shands and in Gainesville's business community are dreaming up ways to use this technology. If you belong to a club, play Internet video games or take online courses, we're sure you can come up with awesome ideas, too. With online start-ups, such as Grooveshark already based in Gainesville, it's easy to imagine new tech job opportunities springing up here. By helping to better Gainesville, we might create more jobs. If this sounds good, visit Gig4Gvn.com for a list of easy ways to get involved. The contest ends in less than two weeks, so get a move on making "Go Gators" go faster. 0l the independent florida alligator Chelsea Keenan EDITOR Emily Fuggetta J Hunter Sizemore MANAGING EDITORS The Alligator encourages comments from readers Letters to the editor should not exceed 150 words (about one letter-sized page) They must be typed, double-spaced and must include the author's name, classification and phone number Names will be withheld if the writer shows just cause We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel Send letters to letters aiiigatororg, bring them to 1105W University Ave, or send them to P0 Box 14257, Gainesvi rle, FL 32604-2257Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome Questions? Call 376-4458 Opinions ALLIGATOR www.aIIigator.org//opinions IF TUG C0fflgl1E PIAJONWCm 6EVtCC LOASNW'LONE CXJoN r 'rHf7 INT ENTt. ti fL ')0 4T 7 H CSl eo5Y jt /ULL,) 7c -N AK L \_J Pc f \, -,7 F N(A FR ~ > /d st Q PkOA tjL ) TheLadders commercial is regressive fully admit to being a cynic about advertising, but there's one TV commercial that throws me beyond mere cynicism and into just sputtering, angry confusion. It's that damn commercial for TheLadders.com. The one with the guy playing tennis. TheLadders is an online job search service that purports to specifically cater to job hunters looking for six-figure jobs. The service itself is predicated on an elitist idea to begin with: don't want to get caught up with all the riff-raff messing around on Monster.com? Come to TheLadders, where you won't have to even mingle online with the less fortunates. And as unsavory as that might sound, I don't really have too much of a problem with it. If they want to fill a specific niche in the recruitment industry, more power to them. But you don't need to revel in the elitism. And TheLadders does exactly that with this commercial. The spot opens with a WASPy-looking guy about to serve in a tennis match when a woman runs in and collides with him going for the ball. The crowd runs onto the court, cluttering it with their rudeness, awkward racquet swinging and general rowdiness. The man glares, annoyed, at the people who have ruined his tennis game as a voice-over informs us, "If you think about it, this is the trouble with most job search sites." The trouble? "Whenyou let everyone play, nobodywins." The first version of the commercial, which started airing in January 2008, ended with the announcer saying what was presumably TheLadders' tagline: "The premium job site for only $100k-plus jobs, and only $100k-plus people." Somebody at TheLadders must've realized just how awful that sounded (or, you know, somebody without a jackass gene must've taken a moment to ask what the hell a "$100kplus person" is) because the version posted on its Web site is tagged "MarchRevise:" the apparent revision ends with the tagline, "Only $100k-plus jobs, and only $100k-plus job seekers." Awkward, but better. But now these ads are back, and they end with what appears to be a strange, middle-ground compromise between the two: "Only $100k-plus jobs, and only $100k-plus talent." Still bad. Let's set aside the notion that there's something both seriously flawed and vaguely disgusting about using money as a means of determinJoe Dellosa ing someone's personhood or talent. letters@a iigator org We'll even set aside the uncomfortable imagery of the "riff-raff" crowding the guy including a bunch of minorities, women and overweight people. It's "$100k-plus people" with "$100k-plus talent" who helped the economy nearly collapse, who euchred unsuspecting people out of house and home, who played games with the banking system and stock market, and who threatened the financial stability of t countless families who wanted to live pleasant lives and send kids to college. This happened under the watch and actions of people TheLadders would term "$100k-plus people" with "$100k-plus talent." I don't mean to paint with broad strokes. I don't doubt that there are people who make well more than six figures who do good, honest work, and I'm sure some of them even work on Wall Street. And yes, a part of it may be a little personal: As someone who'd be thrilled to find any employment post-April 30, six figures or not, I can't help but cringe when these ads come on. But one of the few good things to come out of the economic crisis was the national reassessment of what constituted being successful: All of a sudden, being ridiculously rich isn't a source of admiration as it once was. All of a sudden, Teach for America and Doctors Without Borders and just selflessness in general didn't just feel right -it felt aspirational. TheLadders ads are predicated on bringing us back to a last-decade way of thinking. And that's not just bad advertising; it's bad for us all. Joe Dellosa is an advertising senior. His column appears on Tuesdays. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator. Today's question: Monday's question: Would you search for a roommate Did you get sunburned over on the Internet? Spring Break? Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org 31% YES 69% NO 100 TOTAL VOTES

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TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010 U ALLIGATOR, 7 Letters to the Editor Reader urges UF students to vote for Wells in Gainesville's elections In today's elections for City Commission's District 4, students should choose Randy Wells. Wells has a proven track record of getting results and bringing people together. Wells' outreach to UF students and his plans for the city show that he will be a responsive commissioner who all Gainesville residents can be proud of. District 4 represents most of campus, including every residence hall except for Lakeside. It also includes much of the College Park and Duckpond areas as well as the area southeast of campus along Southwest 13th Street. As a small business owner and community leader, Wells has served as president of the Duckpond Neighborhood Association for four years. He was also a chairman of the City of Gainesville's advisory boards on affordable housing as well as bicycles and pedestrians. In addition to successful efforts to clean up local waterways, improve neighborhood parks and schools and promote energy efficiency, Wells has also been very active in supporting the citywide Gig4GNV campaign to bring Google's planned high-speed pilot program to Gainesville. I have always been opposed to discrimination based on Of all the candidates, Wells has developed the best sexual orientation or gender identity. ideas for a positive relationship between UF and the City I have always supported equal rights for all people and of Gainesville. taken time off from my studies at UF to help migrant farm As a first-time candidate for public office, Wells brings workers achieve the rights that are afforded to other workboth a fresh perspective and the experience to back that ers in the United States when they were being mistreated. up. To have commented on my stance without ever reading His plans for a local economic development and protecit is unconscionable, especially with an election the next tion of our environment make him the best candidate for day. City Commission. The Alligator should strive to be a professional newspaUF students who live in City Commission's District 4 per with strong fact checking standards. should vote for Randy Wells today. Craig Lowe knows that I support him and that our difBen Cavataro ferences are in other areas such as my opposition to build4LS ing a new power plant, the lack of action at Koppers Superfund site, the continued limits on food for the hungry and U U U the dismal budgetary track record of our commission. I always investigate issues and read documents before Alligator Endorsement Misrepresented Mayoral signing my name and that's exactly the case here. You Candidate should want to endorse a candidate who does her homeI was misrepresented in the Alligator on Monday conwork. cerning my knowledge of the city's strong anti-discriminaOur country was founded on the ideals of freedom from tion protections. discrimination. I support those ideals. I have been a human rights activist from the time I was Monica Leadon Cooper 18 and worked on anti-discrimination issues at UF. Mayoral candidate Guest column Student shooting raises concerns We, as a community, are saddened by the recent events in which a geography Ph.D. student, Kofi Adu-Brempong was shot by a University Police Department officer. It appears this situation did not warrant the use of deadly force and that UPD allowed the situation to escalate out of control. Our questions seem to be falling on deaf ears. Did the UPD officer know that Adu-Brempong suffered from a childhood case of polio? Did they know that he needed a cane to stand on his own, let alone to walk? Officers were present the day before he was shot and knew about his condition. The officers present said they acted out of fear for Kofi's life. Then why use an assault rifle? We are also disappointed that the UF administration was so late to address this issue with the students, faculty/staff and community members. The original statement released by President Bernie Machen was only sent to residents of Corry Village, and we feel that the entire student and employee body of UF should have received a notice immediately. It wasn't until well into Spring Jeremiah Tattersall Break that Machen Speak king Out sent an incredibly vague letter to students. More importantly, Machen refused to take a stand in support of a victimized fellow Gator. The letter itself encourages an independent investigation but ignores our calls to not utilize the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Given that the police reports and stories are changing on a daily basis, we would like the university to initiate its own investigation into immediately and take student and faculty input along the way. UPD handled the situation like a SWAT team sting operation rather than negotiated with someone who was having a mental breakdown. Today on Turlington Plaza at 10:45 a.m., students and faculty are coming together to demand justice for Kofi Abu-Brempong, and we want you to join. Jeremiah Tattersall is with Studentsfor a Democratic Society, and Dave Schneider is with Student Labor Action Project. This a guest column on behalf of the Coalitionfor Justice Against Police Brutality. Guest column Candidate My name is Craig Lowe and I am running to use my proven leadership and experience as mayor. When I was elected to city commission, our city faced complex issues. I brought in new leadership which freed the utility to greatly expand conservation strategies such as efficiency rebates and loans available to all (including low income families). Under my guidance, we instituted a solar energy incentive that is emulated around the nation. As the Campaign Chair of Equality is Gainesville's Business, I helped defeat charter amendment 1,which would have stripped LGBT protecu rges vote Craig Lowe tions that Speak king Out have helped earn us our reputation as a progressive and inclusive community. My opponents have opposed or been simply unaware of the need for these protections. This isn't the kind of leadership we need. This May, there will be no time for on-the-job training. I am the only candidate that will bring proven experience to the office at a time we need it most. I have kept my commitments. Please vote for me so I can keep Gainesville moving forward. Craig Lowe is runningfor mayor. 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8, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010 O'We alre going to balance our budget by utuing services." "I will scrutinize the budget and eliml. nate unnecessary expenditures and focus on paying for core services first." "We'll need to examine each exeLnditure ind avenue source and weigh the np il I' the [axpayet And the ltizens receive g the services."We are pending too much money on a lot of our special projects here in town. We do a lot of cosmetic work that is not necessary, and It costs millions." I X going to balance the budget. I'm going to di assemble Lhe budget and then reasseible it with police, fhre, roads and parks getin Ig priority.----now, the city CA-1 A ld to fund the bion-ass plait.We need to luok at the energy options we .ve -IrjL now." "We need to focus on conservation. effiiency and true clean energy, like solar -and not a polluting biamass plant'" 'The biomass plant .is an approach to achieve carbon neutrality. If any additional information .comes forward, I'm certainly willing to evI Iuat.'' "It will cost more for electricity I'm for something that will not lose any more money." "It's not grood for our environment: it's not good for our area.We should probably Set off coal and buy surplus nuclear energy." 4K Lowe will offer free rides to supporters from campus to polls VOTE, from page 1 a smaller amount of votes than someone who's 50," Marsh said. "Just because I'm twice your age doesn't mean I have twice as many votes as you. You count as much as I do." Selwach, the owner of Best Jewelry & Loan Pawnbrokers, said that students have the obligation to get involved in the political process. "If you have a good idea, we want to hear it," he said. "If you don't do your part, we're just going to have a mediocre city." Angulo, who quit his job at Taco Bell to concentrate his efforts on his campaign, said he will reach out to UF and Santa Fe College student governments if elected. He said that an open dialogue between city and student governments will help bridge the gap between students and the rest of Gainesville. Cooper promised that if elected, she "If you have a good idea, we want to hear it," he said. "If you don't do your part, we're just going to have a mediocre city." Richard Selwach Mayoral candidate would protect students from the CabotKoppers Superfund site and the construction of the biomass plant, which she believes is a detriment to the quality of life for students and residents alike. Lowe, who as a city commissioner has the most political experience of all the mayoral candidates, has relied heavily on the help of student volunteers throughout his campaign. In an effort to bring more students out to vote, his campaign will be offering rides to the polls from campus. "I'm hoping that every student in Alachua County, every single one, will turn out," he said. the Guide e to dining out alligator 7 for information contact Alligator Advertising 376.44B2 Stu Sent Liing Gui Spring 2010 Call yOur sae [ep today alligi"a,t"or I tkpu .iearnup tu bLl n .I-d i( it duei.'L happen, we may --ive to look into ufliti A1 lega l iieLhod to solve h is." "I will be very proactuve in protecting neighbors and our cIty's drinking water supply by coordinating our city, coUinty, sEate and federal representatives." Whawe'll need to dr io clean up s is to work with the Envir on-enxLil Protection Agency to clean up the SALO to .he highes. possible standard "We cannot ignore it anymore. We need tO bring in contractor& and enforce contraCt." "I'M going to creaLe home rule and then gave Koppers a notice of noncompliance and fine Lhem daily." Max Reed and Allison Schwartz/ Alligator Staff By advertising in the Student Living Guide, you will reach over 50,000 readers who are looking for new apartments, condos, furniture, appliances, household items and more! IL~ -1

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Call (305) 7997042 3-25-30-1 IMMEDIATE/SUMMER AVAILABILITY 2,3 and 4 bedroom suites STARTING @ 349 All inclusive, fully furnished LexingtonCrossingUF.com 373.9009 4-21-10-30-1 MOVE IN TODAY! 2/2*3/3*4/4 Experience the Good Life Text Enclave" to 47464 4-21-09-71-1 ADORABLE VINTAGE HOMES 2BR/1BA. Minutes from UF. Wood floors, stone tile, utility room. Cats ok. $625, first, last, $200 sec. 352-256-0999 3-16-10-10-1 >2 FULLY FURNISHED BEDROOMS" Each with private bath in 4/4 Oxford Terrace II. Located 3 blocks from campus on sorority row bus route. $575/month & parking available. Call (305) 747-1532. 3-16-10-10-1 REDUCED 1BR available in 2BR/1BA University Commons, 3rd Floor, pool view. Share with male student. $300/mo + $30 util. 3 month lease -May, June, July. Furnished + W/D. Call 863-381-1161 3-17-10-26-1 $600/month Room for rent in 3/2.5 townhouse. 1.5 miles to UF and on 2 bus routes. Fully furnished with W/D. Digital cable/internet & utilities inclu. Avail. May 15. (772)633-6687 3-16-10-5-1 Spacious 4/4 fully furnished condo available in SW G'ville area 5 minutes to UF! Indiv. leases, $375/room/mo. On 3 bus routes and close to major shopping/food areas. Utilities incl. up to $200/mo. $200 SD. Avail. immediately/summer/fall. (352) 262-0628 3-31-10-16-1 2BR/2BA Condo at University Commons East (1 mile from UF) Great price $300 per Month. Includes Washer/Dryer, wood floors, walk-in closets, fully furnished. Email faalfaro@yahoo.com or call 407-844-8641. 3-16-5-1 2 Blocks to UF $290/mo Furnished bedroom in 4BD condo. Rent includes utils, cable TV & internet. 378-4626 / 262-4290 4-21-10-31-1 3BE/3BA clean and quiet condo for rent. All utilities included. $400/room or $1000/apt. 1 mile from UF. 2 bus routes available. Must see!! Call Dory 954-816-1468. 3-19-10-5-1 Student Rental, Univ. Terr. Gnsvll.,1 bedroom bedroom available immediately in 4/4apt 280/mo.,bed, desk and dresser, walk in clos., full bath. Share fully equipped kitchenwash/dry, util. and internet. Cent A/C, ground floor, quiet, owner Ph.352-4729778/305-299-3485 3-22-10-5-1 For Rent O F unfurnished QUIET, CLEAN. LOTS OF GREEN 1br $375/MO. 372-6881, 213-3901 10-71-2 4-21*LYONS SPECIAL* $99 1st month's rent 377-8797 4-21-09-71-2 *HUGE FLOOR PLANS* 1/1 -$569 2/1.5-$599 3/2-$750 No move-in fees w/approved app! Wtr incl. *Pet-friendly*Bus routes to UF,SFC, Shands and Downtown!!! www.arborpark.com or call 335-7275 4-21-09-71-2 THIS FALL LIVE DOWNTOWN! Live where you play, love where you live Studios*Ones*Twos*Threes Big city living without the big city price Limited availability! 352-338-0002 4-21-09-71-2 AFFORDABLE RATES! QUIET COMMUNITY! www.frederickgardens.com 1 BR/1 BA $469 2BR/1 BA $569 Great Move-In Fee Specials!!! Adopted pets live free!! 2 pools! 1 mile from UF & Shands! 352-372-7555 4-21-09-71-2 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 4-21-09-71-2 Quality & Affordability! 1br $559 / 2br $619--$649 3br $749 / 4br $899 W/D, pool, B-ball/tennis courts! We love Pets! Call @ 376-4002 www.apartments.com/pinetreegardens 4-21-09-71-2 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. $595up. 352-538-2181. Lv msg 4-21-09-71-2 No deposit!!! Huge 1/1's 2/2's 3/3's <1 mi from UF! Giant 24hr gym FREE tanning/FREE cable *Oxford Manor* (352) 377-2777 These apts kick other apts in the teeth 4-21-71-2 ** ELLIE'S HOUSES ** Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-8-09-168-2 Live SECONDS from UF! Studios & 1 Beds from $499 & $575 FREE Parking Near UF NEVER worry about Game Day Parking! 371.7777 CollegeParkUF.com 4-21-09-71-2 1/1 & 2/2 flats, 3/3 Townhomes!! FREE Cable w/HBO and Showtime All Amenities plus FREE Tanning Gated*Pet Friendly*Fitness Classes LEASING NOW AND FOR FALL www.thelaurelsuf.com 352-335-4455 4-21-09-71-2 Affordable Living & Close to Campus Huge 2's available for only $678 3500 Windmeadows Blvd www.spanishtrace.org* 373-1111 4-21-09-71-2 Cobblestone Apartments-NW 23RD BLVD Move in NOWor FALL 2010. 2/2 from $999 or 3/3 from $1099. Free Cable w/HBO & Showtime Private Bathrooms-W/D-Screened porches BB Court-Tanning-24 hr fitness-Dog Park Adopted pets live FREE! 352-377-2801 cobblestoneuf.com 4-21-71-2 1, 2, 3 & 4 BR's -GREAT RATES! 1/1 from $599 2/2 from $659 3/2 from $799 Free Tanning Fitness Pool W/D Tennis Employee Discounts UF/Shands/VA Fireplaces Individual Leases Pets Loved! 376-2507 www.bivenscove.com 4-21-09-71-2 *@@PARKING@@ Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 4-21-09-71-2 Madison Pointe Apartments 1/1-$699 2/2-$799 3/2-$899 Enormous Screened Patio! W/D-Walk-in closets-Tanning Fitness Center-Full size bball court NW 23rd Blvd 352-372-0400 Text MADISON to 47464 4-21-71-2 @1 MONTH FREE@ THE POLOS OF GAINESVILLE Special applies to Immediate Move Ins 2/2's: From $799; 3/3's: From $979 (352)335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com 4-21-09-71-2 Huge Private Dog Park 1's from $499 Waive all fees Close to UF, Shands, Butler Plaza Pet Friendly 376-1248 www.hiddenvillageapt.com 2725 SW 27th Ave 4-21-09-71-2 How To Place A Classified Ad: Corrections and Cancellations: Cancellations: Call 373-FIND M-F, 8am -4pm. No refunds or credits can be given. In Person: By Mail: When Will Your Ad Run? Alligator errors: Check your ad the FIRST day it runs. Call 373-FIND with any Cash, Check, MC, or Visa Use forms appearing weekly in The Ads placed by 4 pm will appear two publicacorrections before noon. 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10, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010 For Rent For Rent For Rent For Rent For Rent wished unfurnished unfurnished unfurnished unfurnished Great School Districts! HUGE 1 Bed$595! 2 Bed$729*4 Bed$949 Tennis*Pool*Basketball Call TODAY*332-7401 4-21-71-2 No Move-In Fees 1/1's from $659 3/2's from $799 FREE Tanning*Pool*Gym www.aspenridgeuf.com 352.367.9910 4-21-09-71-2 Move in Today! All Inclusive roommate matching -$549 Spacious 2/2 Townhomes -& LOCATION! Park-n-Ride Bus Route-So you can sleep in! 3500 SW 19th Ave*www.MuseumWalk.com *379-9255* 4-21-09-71-2 SORORITY ROW 2BR 2BR/2.5BA for $1199 W/D & utils included. We <3 pets! No move-in fees! FREE Parking! 372-7111 www.CollegeManor.org 4-21-09-71-2 LAKEWOOD VILLAS Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans; Starting at $830. Corporate units available. Furniture Packages Include: 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 text (lakewood)@65586 4-21-09-71-2 0 SPYGLASS 0 Individual Leases: Furniture Packages Inc Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet; Rates start at $399 Every Unit is an End Unit Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3 701 SW 62nd Blvd 888-267-5078 www.spyglassapts.com text (spyglass)@65586 4-21-09-71-2 ACROSS FROM UF! Studios from $475, includes electric! Wood floors available. FREE parking. No Move-in Fees We <3 Pets! 372-7111 www.CollegeManor.org 4-21-09-71-2 WALK TO CLASS! 1brs from $505 -150 ft from UF! Move-in today. FREE parking! We <3 Pets! No Move-in Fees. 372-7111 1216 SW 2nd Ave 4-21-09-71-2 Gainesville Place Apartments Cable, Internet and Utilities $394 42" Flat ScreenAsk how! GainesvillePlace.com*352-271-3131 4-21-71-2 Action Real Estate Services Houses to Condos 1-4 BR, Starting at $450 www.action-realtors.com 352-331-1133 4-21-09-71-2 WALK TO CAMPUS 1BRs from $550 2BRs from $600 1BRI 1 Mo free 2BR 2 Mo free if everyone is full time undergrad at UF. 3 Mo free if full time grad at UF. Sun Bay s Sun Key s Sun Harbor 352-376-6720 www.sunisland.info Ask about our new pet policy & other specials 4-21-09-71-2 Wake Up 10 Min Before Class .AND be on time! Studios from $499, 1s from $575 $0 M/I Fees, Pet Friendly 371.7777 CollegeParkUF.com 4-21-09-71-2 5 Check out our apartments. Priced from $400-$525. Close to shopping & university. 5 Also 3BR/2BA house available. $900/mo. No section 8. Call 335-7066 for info. 4-2109-71-2 FOX HOLLOW Gated Entry ASK ABOUT OUR MOVE-IN SPECIAL 7301 W Univ Ave Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-2 352-332-3199 www.cmcapt.com/foxhollow 4-21-09-71-2 WALK TO UF -AVAIL NOW & FALL! *1BR $460$495 2BR $485$600 Gore Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.Gore-Rabell.com 4-21-09-71-2 The Grove Villas Rental Community Ask about our Move-in Specials Gated Community 6400 SW 20th Ave 888-373-0849 4-21-09-71-2 1, 2, 3 BR's -YOUR NEW HOME! Unique LOFT floor plan only $595! 1/1 from $625 2/2 from $649 3/2 from $769 Washer/Dryers Free Tanning* Fitness Pool Pets Loved! Tennis *1 mile to UF 377-7401 www.boardwalkapt.com 4-21-09-71-2 100+ apts: Live by UF Affordable & Luxury 4BR $479/br 3BR $550/br 2BR $420/br 1 BR $689 Studios $605 Virtual Tours Avail Fall 352-376-6223 www.LiveNearCampus.com 4-21-71-2 WOODLAND TERRACE APTS Off SW 34th St near post office. 2BR $540 1BR $465. Call for daily specials. 352-3350420 3-31-10-58-2 SERENOLA PINES APTS Off SW 34th St. near post office. 1BR $490; 2BR $590 Call for daily specials 352-3350420 3-31-10-58-2 UPPER WESTSIDE & NANTUCKET WALK 1 & 2 bdrm. Luxury Apartments Granite counters. Parking avail. Walk to campus & the stadium For info. call 352-872-4644 4-21-10-73-2 Spacious 1, 2, & 3br starting at $495. Many floor plans, some with enclosed patios or balconies. Italian tile, bedrooms carpeted. DW, W/D hook-ups, verticals, CH/AC. Near bus route, some walk to UF. Call 352-332-7700 3-31-54-2 *CAMPUS EDGE CONDO* 2BR/2BA Walk to UF, Shands & VA. Tile floor, W/D in unit, avail fall. Reasonable rate. 239-250-6149 3-19-10-45-2 ** Across From UF ** Closest Luxury Apartments to Classes 2BR / 2BA Starting @ $1080 www.LookingGlassApartments.com 111 NW 16th St. -Call 376-1111 4-21-65-2 One Month Free and $40 Moves you In!! Pine Rush Villas Pet Friendly No Wgt Limits 1 bedroom from *$457 2 bedroom from *$558 *Rate includes One Month Free! Near UF and Oaks Mall Ph. 375-1519 www.gremco.com 4-21-10-65-2 1st Month Free and $40 Moves You In!! Homestead Apts Pet Friendly No Wgt Limits 2 bedroom 1 bath from *$549 2 bedroom 2 bath from *$641 *Rate includes One Month Free! Additional $200 off next month SW Archer Rd. Area Ph. 376-0828 www.gremco.com 4-21-10-65-2 1st Month Free and $40 Moves You In!! Courtney Greens Pet Friendly No Wgt Limits Totally Renovated 1/1 *$549 *Rate includes One Month Free! Near Oaks Mall Ph. 375-3077 www.gremco.com 4-21-10-65-2 Renting Now and for Fall!! We have REAL 1/1s 3 blocks to UF -GATORNEST 575 sq ft, $550 PLUS ONE MONTH FREE! 300 NW 18th Street 4 blocks to UF -GATORSIDE 400 sq ft, only $450! 1600 NW 4th Avenue BIKE to UF -CENTERPOINT 530 sq ft, only $450! 1220 NW 12th Street No application fee, most pets ok. For info call E.F.N. Properites, 352-371-3636 or visit our website at www.efnproperties.com 3-18-10-40-2 The Retreat at Madison Pointe 2/2 Flats and 3/3 Townhomes Private Garage-Vaulted Ceilings Screened Patio-W/D-Microwave All furies and fuzzies WELCOME!!!! 2701 NW 23rd Blvd 352-372-0400 madisonpointe.org Text MADISON to 47464 for info! 4-21-60-2 GOT ROACHES? Buy Harris Famous Roach Tablets. Guaranteed to kill. Available at: Zells Hardware, 3727 West University 3-17-1035-2 4 BR's FOR FALL! ONLY $1089 1525 square feet HUGE!!! Washer/Dryer* Fireplace Water/Sewer incl. Free Tanning Fitness Pool Tennis Individual Leases Pets Loved 376-2507 www.bivenscove.com 4-21-10-55-2 AVAILABLE AUG 1. Clean modern 4BR/2BA (accessable from all BRs) house. fenced backyard, pets ok, fireplace, W/D provided, wooded pvt big yard. $1425/mo, cent H/AC. 2606 NW 34th St. 352-339-2342 3-19-10-30-2 **A Place in the Sun** Walk/Bike to UF Big 3 bd/ 1 ba New Kitchen / Huge Yard Must See, $1,500/mo 352-375-8256 4-21-52-2 **Sorority Row Area** Historic 2 bd/ 1 ba Hardwood floors, must see $900/mo 352-375-8256 4-21-52-2 **8 Blocks to UF** Great Deal on Large Upstairs 2 bd/ 1 ba Hardwood Floors Save Money @ $750/mo 352-375-8256 4-21-52-2 **Large 5 Bedrm House** 1 full & 3-1/2 baths Plant Atriums, Unique floorplan, W/D Plenty of Parking, 8 blocks N of UF $2,500/mo 352-375-8256 4-21-52-2 WOODBURY ROW LUXURY HOMES Great Parking! Walk to UF! 4BD/4.5 BA Located near SW 5th Ave & SW 12th St. Call today to view @ 352.373.7578 Union Properties www.rentgainesville.com 4-21-10-36-2 LEASING NOW FOR FALL Many properties avail near campus. 1,2,3,4,& 5 bedrooms!! www.rentgainesville.com Union Properties 352.373.7578 4-21-10-36-2 5 BD 4 BA Home for Rent 2521 SW Williston Road Huge home on a large lot. Union Properties 352.373.7578 4-21-10-36-2 3 & 4 BD WALK TO UF We have Homes near Sorority Row & Stadium! Union Properties 352.373.7578 www.rentgainesville.com 4-21-10-36-2 NEWLY REMODELED Chelsea Lane Apts! Close to UF & on Bus Route W/D incl. Call today Union Properties 352.373.7578 www.chelsealaneapartments.com 4-21-10-36-2 3BD/3BA Homes Near UF Washer/Dryer incl. $1,200/mo Newer homes/ limited avail. Union Properties 352.373.7578 4-21-10-36-2 1 BDs Near UF Starting at $375/mo! Reserve now for Fall Union Properties 352.373.7578 4-21-10-36-2 University Terrace West 4BD/BA Individual Leases $350/mo w/d incl. Call Union Properties 352.373.7578 4-21-10-36-2 *@@THE OASIS APTS@@@ Large 1 & 2BD apts, w/ huge private patio. Park at your door in small quiet complex in SW Gainesville on bus rt. Call 377-3149 3-31-36-2 $100 OFF 1st MONTH RENT. 2 BR/1BA Phoenix apt. 1 mile to campus and Shands. W/D conn. Fenced yard. $500sec., $495/ month. 3120 SW 26th Way Unit A. 562-2782 or 514-6869 if interested. 3-16-25-2 2BR/1 BA cent heat mobile home. Shady lot. From $300 -$450/mo First month half price incl water. No pets. 4546 NW 13th Street. 376-5887 3-31-36-2 705 NW 10th Avenue <9Blks from UF 3BR/1 BA, 8rooms + 400 sq.ft.porch, Central A/C, W/D, $1,250 + util. Avail. Aug. 2751259, ATucker458@aol.com 4-2-10-37-2 WALK ONE BLOCK TO CAMPUS! 1, 2, 3, and 4 BR units available now and for Fall 2010. Locations between SW 1st ave, SW 5th ave & SW 12th St. Call Kinetic Properties at 352-337-9600 (no dogs please) 3-19-10-25-2 1/1, Ridgeview, free water, next to park, on the bus line, cent H/A, courtyard, 2 miles to UF, convenient to shopping, no smoking, no pets. $470 SD, $470/mo 562-2824 3-1910-25-2 BRIDGELIGHT 1 BR Loft Style starting at $530 mo M-F 1-6 Sat by appt 3006 SW 23rd St. 377-5221 www.cmcapt.com/bridgelight 4-21-10-35-2 PET'S PARADISE $390 -$650. No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, privacy fenced. SW. 352-331-2099 3-2210-25-2 Baxter Cottage 2 blks to UF campus, 1013 SW 4 Ave 2BR/1 BA, Bright, clean, completely remodeled, 500 sq ft, Cent AC/Ht,wood firs, DW, W/D, NS, NPets. $450+util. Lease runs thru 7/1/10 ATucker458@aol.com 4-210-33-2 2BR/2.5BA townhouse condo, 1 mi from UF on bus route. Inc W/D, community clubhouse, pool & fitness center. Wired for internet & security sys. $878/mo. Avail 5/1 or 8/1. Call/text 332-8841 lindalu@gatorhomes.com 3-22-10-20-2 OResort Lifestyle0 THE POLOS OF GAINESVILLE 2's: From $479/person; 3s: From $399/person Includes FREE Internet 352-335-7656 www.thepolosuf.com 4-21-10-42-2 2BR HOUSE 2BLKS to UF -Sorority Row/ Norman Hall area. Wood floors, new kitchen vinyl, Cent H/AC, DW, fenced yard, wood deck, parking, $1080/mo. Pets extra? Avail Aug 16. 1 yr lease. 665-8166 lv mssg 3-1710-15-2 3BR/2BA HOUSE 2BLKS to UF -Sorority Row/Norman Hall area. W/D, ice maker, ceramic tile. Cent H/AC, DW, parking, fenced yard. $1545/mo. Pets extra? Avail Aug 16. 1 yr lease. 665-8166 lv mssg 3-17-10-15-2 HUGE 4BR/2BA 2BLKS to UF -Sorority Row/ Norman Hall area, remodeled baths, new: stove, DW, disposal & AC, W/D, wd firs. cent H/AC, parking. $2400/mo Pets extra? Avail Aug 16. 1 yr lease. 665-8166 lv mssg 3-17-10-15-2 Large 4BD/2BA home with D/W, W/D, Tile & Wood flooring. 1 blk from Newberry Rd & Royal Park Plaza, 1 mile from UF. Avail now! REDUCED $1400/mo + utils. 3806 SW 2nd Ave. (407) 3637198 or cell (407) 234-1380 3-16-10-11-2 Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers 0 a

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TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010 U ALLIGATOR, 11 For Rent For Rent For Rent For Rent O F nfurnished unfrnlhl unfurnished unfurnished ]a l Subleases Houses Available for Fall! 2631 NW 1st Ave -$1845 402 NW 36th -$1425 315 NW 17th St. -$875 4 NW 25th St -$1499 717 NW 34th St -$1320 FREE UF Parking! 352.371.7777 4-21-71-2 DOWNTOWN 414 SE 2nd St 2BR/1BA DUPLEX apt w/loft, central heat, window air, off-street parking, convenient access to everything. $630/mo, 1st, last, $600 dep. Call 352-373-6551 3-16-10-2 3 br/1ba house near corner sw 34 st & nw 8 av separate dining & living areas, new kitchen, carport, wd/hook up, storage shed, front lawn and fenced back yard. Water included in rent. $945/mo -call 258-4184 3-26-18-2 APTS and HOMES for rent near UF! Avail Summer and Fall, visit our website at merrillmanagement.net or Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 x10 3-30-10-19-2 2 BLKS TO NORMAN HALL! 2BR 1 BA Apts $600/Mo 5 Blks to UF, Central H &Air Laundry Fac. Carpet, Pets Allowed. 829 Sw 5th Avenue. St. Croix Apts Call Merrill Management Inc. 352-372-1494 x10 or tazzie2l @bellsouth.net 3-30-10-19-2 2BR 1BA, Wood Floors, Window A/C, Nat gas ht. 1 BLK to UF $600/Mo 1216 SW 3rd Avenue. Call Merrill Management Inc 352-372-1494 X10 or tazzie2l@bellsouth.net 3-30-10-19-2 3BR 1.5 BA Home off NW 16th Ave. Tile Floors, Laundry Hkups, Central H & Air. $750/Mo 319 NW 16th Avenue. Call Merrill Management Inc 352-372-1494 x10 or tazzie2l @bellsouth.net 3-30-10-19-2 *2BR HOUSE 611 NW 34th Ave. Cent A/C, wood floors, close to UF. Flex lease. $625/ mo. Avail now. *1BR huge, close to UF, SFC busline. Water included 352-318-8822 3-16-10-9-2 (A P LAN T STPREPAND GMAT T K GRE LSAT aois0 MCAT DAT Kapesto hF OAT 1-800-K -EST k cqrnA 00 ENROLL BY MARCH 31 PCATJ Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content b Available from Commercial News Providers I P I I 2901 NW 14th Street 1BR 1BA Apt Near Sams Club. Carpet, Window A/C, Nat gas ht. Inclds Wtr, Swg, pst contrl and garbage. $425/Mo Rental Refs a must! Call Merrill Management Inc 352-372-1494 or tazzie2l @bellsouth.net 3-30-10-19-2 ***HOUSE 4BR/2BA*** Available 8/1. Lovely, remodeled. W/D. Bike to UF. No pets. 3532 NW 7th Ave. $1200/ mo. 373-1558, 246-8645, or 256-8370 3-2310-13-2 Hidden gem 2/2 walk to shands/VA just renovated/wood floor/new paint w/d pool balcony free parking,water REDUCED $850/mo.352-281-0733 thuycarroll@yahoo.com 3-25-10-15-2 2BR/1.5BA upstairs/downstairs. Half carpet, half tile. Pet friendly. Close to Bus routes 9, 34, and 36. $625/mo 352-275-4889 3-1910-11-2 $199 Move-In Special $500-$700 2BR/1BA Walking distance to UF and downtown 800-805-7379 or 352-505-9264 4-16-1030-2 A MUST SEE! 2/1 across the street from Shands/VA. Walk/bike/bus to class/work. New appliances/flooring. Low utilities. $700/ month. Call Tim to see352-843-0220. (leave a voicemail) 3-31-17-2 Available now. HOUSE 3BR/2BA, 1.5 miles to UF, near Landings Apts. On UF bus rte. Bike to UF. Fenced backyard, fireplace, cent H/AC. 3627 SW 15th St. $900/mo. All 4BR/2BA $1100/mo. 327-2931 or 376-6183 3-22-10-10-2 Like Rural Living? Horses? Barn Eff Apt, Stalls Avail, Loft Bed W/D provided, Pets OK, 15 Ac Jonesville, $400 Apt, $150/Stall Whole Oper $1350 954-292-2244 3-18-10-7-2 Spacious 1 BR apt for rent. 1 BR/1 BA apt near Oaks Mall. Walk to mall, restaurant and coffee shops. New appliances. Call 352-258-4695 3-1610-5-2 CHARMING 3BR/2BA HOUSE Walk to UF. Near law school. Small pet ok. No smoking. Available for fall. Want $1295/ mo. OPEN HOUSE MARCH 20, 11am 2pm. 352-371-0601 3-19-10-6-2 1Bdrm 1 bath apt, w/ full kitchen, and private gated court yard $450/mo. Great location @ 3320 SW 23rd Street. On bus routes, close to most everything. 352 377-2150 or paloverde3320@yahoo.com 4-2-10-100-2 $600, 2BR, 1 block Shands, VA; Vet school & campus -short walk. Available now; Prefer calm, quiet, stable, mature residents. Carpets, Some utils furn; Parking; 352 376 0080;352 284 3873; postj@bellsouth.net 4-21-10-27-2 Walk to campus, 1022 SW 4th Ave. -3/31200 mo & 4/4-1600 mo 3/2 house1015 NE 5th PI, fenced yd-$995 mo 4/4 house2010 SW 11th Terr-$1250 mo Near law college, 2732 SW 3rd PI-3/2 house-$1250 mo All include cent A/C, W/D hkups Edbaurmanagement.com 4121 NW 37th PL352-375-7104 4-21-1027-2 Homes Avail for Fall! Pets welcome! 4/2 3321 and 3236 NW 30 PL $1200/mon 3/2 3320 NW 30th PL $975/mon 4/2 5402 NW 25th PL $1200 Call April 352-514-1441 for more info! 4-110-13-2 5-subleases DON'T WAIT TO PLACE YOUR SUBLEASE AD Last spring semester paper published on April 21st. CALL TODAY!!! or PLACE YOUR AD AT WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG JW I 0 'I $575/mo OBO furnished/unfurnished 1/1 directly behind Midtown at College Park. Walking distance to UF. Parking included. Female or male. Call 305-587-1122 3-26-10-3 eRoommates Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Greenwich Green 372-8100 Hidden Lake 374-3866 4-21-71-4 Now you can easily submit your classified ad for print and/or web editions right thru our website! Just go to www.alligator.org/classifieds Visa and Mastercard accepted. 1BR INDIVIDUAL LEASES IN FURN 4BR CONDOS. 2 blocks to UF. $290/mo incl elec, cable tv, internet, pool, laundry facility. 914 SW 8th Ave. 378-4626 4-21-09-71-4 Enjoy A Romantic Old House Near library downtown. $295-$375/rm + utils. Short term. No pets. No smoking. 378-1304 3-19-10-38-4 Beautifully renovated, furnished condo,1 mile from UF, $399/MO includes cable, internet, utilities, pool + fitness room and on bus route, Female roommate needed, 352 262-2871 3-26-10-35-4 Female wanted to share new 3BR/3BA home near campus(SW area)2400sf. On bus route. Washer & dryer included. Furnished, except your bedroom. $395 plus utilities. Serious, non-smoking students only. 813-610-1698 3-18-10-4 STUDENT NEEDED New townhome, W/D, clubhouse, pool, gated, packing, bus route. $350 + utilities. 727729-1561 3-31-19-4 2BR/2BA avail now in 4BR/4BA Countryside condo. $435/mo/room -utils incl. Direct bus to UF 3 mis. Bball, pool, exercise room, nicely furn. 3rd FIr. W/D, wireless. Flo 352357-9656, or 352-636-4814 3-31-10-18-4 A must see! Share a 2/1 across the street from Shands/VA. Walk/bike/bus to class/ work. New appliances/flooring. Low utilities. $350/month. Call Tim to see352-843-0220 (leave a voicemail.) 3-31-17-4. $350 Room 4 Rent! FEMALE ONLY! Available now in 2BR apt! Rent (incl water) +1/2 utils. (786) 797-1377 3-16-5-4 3 Female Roommates needed beginning summer A, 375+utilities, 4/4 condo, walk in closets, pool +hot tub, fitness center, on bus route, Countryside Apts. washer and dryer. 561-719-5558 3-19-10-7-4 $400/mo Room for Rent plus elec, Rockwood Villas TH, pvt bath, on bus route, w/d, free internet, non-smoking, female only. Avail immed & Fall. 1st Mth Free w lyr lease. ktellmann@ufl.edu/904-874-6877. 7-1310-45-4 Seeking roommates for 3 bed/ 2 ba quiet condo at Creeks Edge. New flooring, recent remodel,upstairs unit, washer/dryer, on busline to campus, partial furnished. Available Aug 1st. $395/mo. 727-463-0560 5-11-1028-4 I'VE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds!

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12, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010 FReal Estate Furnishings For Sale Autos Aut 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 THRU OUR ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373Find (373-3463) SEE ALL CONDOS WWW.UFCONDOS.COM Matt Price University Realty, 352-281-3551 4-21-71-5 NEW CONDOS -WALK to UF 3 Bilks to UF. For Info on ALL 1, 2, 3, 4 Bedrooms for Sale, Call Eric Leightman, University Realty at 352-219-2879. 4-2171-5 AFFORDABLE LUXURY NEW CONSTRUCTION NEAR UF, SHANDS, LAW SCHOOL 2Bed/3 Full Baths + Office. Granite Counters, 2 Direct Bus Stops to UF. Matt Price, University Realty 352-281-3551 4-21-71-5 WALK TO UF & DOWNTOWN! THE PALMS -New Ultra-Luxury Condos. Granite, Huge Closets, Pool, Call Eric Leightman, University Realty, 352-219-2879 4-21-71-5 Campus Edge / Somerest VillageWalk to Shands/VA/class 2units, 2bd/2ba vaulted ceilings 2nd/3rd floor w/d in unit,best locations parking. $8,000 tax credit. $164,900/$132,900. Move in Ready 954439-2301 stedel@bellsouth.net 4-21-1041-5 Large 4BD/3BA home 1 block from Newberry Rd & Royal Park Plaza, 1 mile from UF. Ind separate in-law apartment, wood & tile floors. 3806 SW 2nd Ave REDUCED $229,000 Call 407-363-7198 or cell 407-234-1380 3-16-10-11-5 GAINESVILLE $199,000 3BR/2.5BA, large yard Double (+) garage 3794 SW 56th Rd. 352-494-8848 3-22-10-10-5 Motivated. For sale by Owner. Must sell beautiful 3bd/2b 1777 sf home in Cottages of Country Way, Newberry, FL. Close to schools. No HOA. Large lot.Asking $184,900. (530) 613-6488 4-21-10-28-5 F Furnishings BED -QUEEN -$120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 4-21-09-71-6 BED -FULL SIZE -$100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 4-21-09-71-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT -$400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 4-21-09-71-6 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. 4-21-09-71-6 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 4-21-71-6 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 4-21-09-71-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846 4-21-09-71-6 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 4-2171-6 FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ mattress. New, in box. $160 332-9899 DINETTE SET 5pc $120 Brand new in box. Never used. 352-377-9846 4-21-09-71-6 **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. 4-21-71-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $130 352-377-9846. 4-21-71-6 BedAll New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516. 4-21-71-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-21-0971-6 FUTON -$60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With plush mattress $160. All brand NEW still in box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-21-71-6 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 4-21-71-6 Computers CASH PAID: Laptops & Cameras Parts & Repair Mac & PC laptops Laptop Chargers. Joel 336-0075 www.pcrecycle.biz 4-21-09-71-7 COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 4-21-10-69-7 CERTIFIED MCSE COMPUTER TECHO Office or Home. Fast professional services at reasonable rates. Services include networking, security, data recovery, virus removal. 352-275-3036 www.indiecomputer.com 3-31-10-52-7 1F For Sale *@@PARKING@@ Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF. Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 4-21-09-71 -10 Black Magic Herbal Incense -start your own business selling. 100% LEGAL. Call 561370-9427 for more information. Similar to Serenity, K2 and other spice products. $300 will get you started making $$$$ 3-19-105-10 UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS are underway. bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370 4-21-09-71-10 Mctoyrcycles, Mopeds ***WWW.RPMMOTORCYCLES.COM** FULL SERVICE REPAIR SHOP 11TH YEAR OEM + AFTERMARKET PARTS + ACCY'S HUGE TIRE SELECTION IN STOCK, CALL FOR PRICES + DISCOUNTS 352-377-6974 4-21-09-71-11 *****New Scooters 4 Less***** Motor Scooter Sales and Service! Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 www.NS4L.com 4-21-09-71-11 ***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 4-21-0971-11 SCOOTER SERVICE New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service rates! Will service any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 4-21-09-71-11 ***Www.BuLyMyScooter.com*** Buy A New Scooter, Buy A Used Scooter All on one site! Check the website or call 336-1271 for more info! 4-21-09-71-11 GATORMOTO Gville's #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 4-21-09-71-11 **SCOOTER RENTALS** Rent for a day, week, month or semester. Students can rent to own! NS4L.com 352-336-1271 4-21-09-71-11 ELECTRIC SCOOTER No insurance/registration needed Inexpensive to own & operate Assembled/free delivery/guaranty American Electric Bike Co www.greenscootersoncampus.com 4-16-10-25-11 SZAutos FAST CASH FOR ALMOST ANY CARS 0 ORunning or not!O ONEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS SOver 15 yr svc to UF students OCall Don @ 215-7987 4-21-71-12 CARS -CARS BuyOSellOTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 4-21-71-12 **HEADLINERS SAGGING?** POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK? On site avail. Steve's Headliners 352-226-1973 Google: Steve's Headliners, Gainesville 4-21-71-12 WE BUY JUNK CARS Titles Only. Call K.T. (352) 281-9980 4-21-71-12 I BUY CARS & TRUCKS Call Anytime 352-339-5158 3-31-09-103-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES All vehicles $0 down No credit check Cash vehicles $699 and up. 352-338-1999 4-21-71-12 SUN RISE AUTO SALES No credit check Cars, SUVs, Trucks & Vans 30 day warranty 352-375-9090 4-21-71-12 92 Chevy Camero $999 cash 96 Mits Galant $1999 cash 96 Chevy Blazer $1999 cash 97 Plymouth Voyager $1499 cash 352-338-1999 4-21-71-12 92 Plymouth Van $699 cash 94 Chevy 1500 $999 cash 92 Nissan Stanza $1499 cash 98 Pontiac Grand Am $999 cash 352-338-1999 4-21-71-12 96 Kia Sephia $999 98 Chrysler Cirrus $999 95 Pontiac Bonneville $1999 97 Olds Delta 88 $1999 352-338-1999 4-21-71-12 96 Chevy Astro Van $1900 98 Ford Explorer $1900 97 Mits Diamonte $1999 98 Ford Contour $1999 352-338-1999 4-21-71-12 94 Nissan Altima $1999 98 Pontiac Transport $1999 99 Saturn $2900 98 Dodge Ram $2900 352-338-1999 4-21-71-12 I 6 97 Chevy Malibu $1999 95 Chrysler LHS $1999 00 Hyundai Elantra $2900 95 Chevy Camero $2900 352-338-1999 4-21-71-12 96 Honda Accord $2500 96 Cadillac Deville $2900 02 Kia Rio $3900 03 Buick Century $4900 352-338-1999 4-21-71-12 Sun City Auto Sales 60 Day pay off On cash vehicles Pay off time negotiable 352-338-1999 4-21-71-12 2003 Honda Civic, 79k, $8999CASH 2003 Honda Civic, 69k, $8999 CASH 2002 Honda Odysee, 117k, $6999 CASH 2000 Ford Mustang, 111 k, $6999 CASH 352-375-9090 4-21-71-12 2005 Ford Escape, 95k, $6999 CASH 2000 GMC Sierra, 166k, $5999 CASH 2001 Nissan Altima, 99k, $5999 CASH 2007 lsuzu Trooper290 Truck, 46k, $9999 CASH 352-375-9090 4-21-71-12 2005 Dodge Stratus, 78k, $8999 CASH 2004 Toyota Corolla, 111k $7999 CASH 1999 Toyota Sienna, 135k $5999 CASH 2002 Toyota Corolla, 68k $6999 CASH 352-375-9090 4-21-71-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES Bring W2 and drive home today! Over 150 cars in stock Cars, Trucks, SUVs, & Vans 352-338-1999 4-21-55-12 W Z IWanted LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 4-2171-13 r Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers W

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TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010 U ALLIGATOR, 13 Wanted Help Wanted Help Wanted Services Personais UF GRAD PAYS MORE forgold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-21-71-13 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. 30,000 NIPPED & COUNTING! Operation Catnip is gearing up to sterilize its 30,000th cat. Please join us in the effort to end euthanasia of homeless cats in our community. Bring in a stray or feral cat for spay/neuter on March 28th -enjoy refreshments, door prizes & a very special gift for the person who brings in lucky cat number 30,000. Please call for an appointment (352) 380-0940. 3-26-10-13 Hel Wanted This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. 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. 4-21-71-14 JUNSLI BARTENDING $250 A DAY POTENTIAL No experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 4-21-09-71-14 FUTURE GMs Now hiring assistant managers GatorDominos.com/jobs 4-21-10-71-14 PHONE AGENTS NEEDED Must have Excellent Vocabulary and Communication skills. PC skills needed. Apply Now! 6020 NW 4th Place, Suite G. 352-371-5888 x 111 4-21-71-14 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. 4-21-09-71-14 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 4-21-0971-14 PT Sales /Leasing Agen Help students find their ne Great pay plus bonuses. Sale outgoing personality required exp req (training provided). cover letter & avail sch hr@trimarkpropertie 4-21-71-14 a 8aI. Copyrighted Material *Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Pr S 4111 Summer Jobs 0 $2400 Co-ed camp Room and Board included Get Paid to Play! The Florida Elks Youth Camp (FEYC) needs male and female summer camp counselors ages 18 and up. FEYC is an over-night camp located off of Highway 450 in Umatilla, FL. The camp runs June 14 -Aug 7. Please contact Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673 Ext. 251 or 352 455-4267 4-21-10-70-14 STUDENTPAYOUTS.COM Paid survey takers needed. Gainesville. 100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys 4-2110-63-14 LATE NIGHT DRIVERS $15-$17/hr 10Opm -4am. Apply @ gatordominos.com 4-21-10-60-14 Camp Counselors, male & female, needed for great overnight camps in the mountains of PA. Have a fun summer while working with children in the outdoors. Teach/assist with water sports, ropes course, media, archery, gymnastics, environmental ed, & much more. Office, Nanny, & Kitchen positions also available. Apply on-line at www.pineforestcamp.com 4-21-10-52-14 OSOATTENTION SMOKERS!@@ SODo you want to quit smoking?@ Smokers needed to participate in a smoking ts Needed cessation study. You may be compensated. w apartment! Call UF Smoking Lab & Clinic 328-6603 or s experience & email: ufsmokelabclinic@gmail.com 3-29No real estate 30-14 Send resume, edule to F/T Legal Assistant, salary negotiable. s.com Writing skills a must, accounting skills a plus. Call Carrillo & Carrillo @ 352-371-4000. 3-29-10-20-14 HIRING STYLIST AND NAIL TECHS!!! LOCATION: THE SALON 0" EXPERIENCE; ON NW 6TH ST GAINESVILLE, FL 32609. 50% COMMISSION OR RENTAL IF DESIRED. CONTACT SALON MANAGER MRS. CAROYLN 0 AT 352-284-1320 OR 352-672-6339. 4-1-23-14 Web company seeks Office Manager for administrative, accounting, general office tasks. Must be computer + internet savvy. QuickBooks exp a +. Resume to GnvWebCo@gmail.com 3-17-10-10-14 Sales rep for Internet finance company. Must be able to work independently & meet deadlines. Strong attention to detail, organizational, & research skills are a must. Sales exp is helpful. Salary starts at $24k/year + commission. Excellent earning potential for motivated individuals. Email resume to jobs@nationaltechmark.com or fax to 1-866728-4579. Put "Financial Sales" in subject line. 3-18-10-10-14 GENERAL HELP WANTED! Mon-Fri, 10am -5pm. starting $8/hr No experience required. Apply in person at 1031 NW 6th St. Suite A-3. Contact number vies 352-379-2812 3-17-5-14 BARTENDERS OPENINGS Earn $150-250/day. No exp required. Will train. Call now 352-678-5246 3-17-10-5-14 LEASING AGENT FT Friendly, energetic person. Experience preferred. Hourly & bonus. Great benefits. Must be avail. weekends. Apply in person. Spyglass or Hunters Crossing Apts. DFWP 4-21-10-29-14 Newborn Photographer Our365 is currently seeking a motivated individual with sales or customer service exp. to take photos of newborns at North Florida Regional. Part-Time. Apply online at www.our365.com/opportunities. 3-17-10-3-14 Build you own online business from your laptop. Fifty year old company. Contact John, 352-219-0871, or John@JCantlon.com 3-26-10-10-14 Finders Keepers? If you find something, you can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost & found section. Be kind to someone who's lost what you've found. Call 373-FIND. IMPORT AUTO REPAIR. BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830 www.carrsmith.com 4-21-71-15 EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER The countryclub for horses & owners. Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250' x 160' riding ring, round pen & jump paddock. Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19 separate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-3175 everglade-equestrian.com 4-21-71-15 Want to be a CNA, phlebotomist or pharm tech? Express Training offers courses, days, eve, weekend. All classes live, no videos. 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WALDO FARMERS & FLEA MARKET Every Sat & Sun -Hwy 301 15 min from Gainesville 468-2255 12-8-74-21 SHOTGUN SHOOTING SPORTS Open To Public We-Fr-Sa-Su, Noon-Dusk Skeet -Trap -Olympic Trap -5 Stand gatorskeetandtrap.com 352-372-1044 8-16-09-25-21 Rocky Creek Paintball In Gainesville Better Prices Better Fields Better Call 371-2092 4-21-10-71-21 *RIVERSPORT KAYAKS* Kayak Rentals, Manatee Tours UF Students -20% off on Rentals. 352-621-4972 www.flakayak.com 4-21-10-71-21 *****RIVERSPORT KAYAKS***** 352-621-4972 WWW.FLAKAYAK.COM SALES, RENTALS, TOURS, FISHING Dealer for Wilderness Systems, Perception Necky, Ocean, Hobie Peddle Kayaks 4-21-10-71-21 GIF Rides GMG TRANSPORT FREE WiFi on buses -New Departures Thur 1 & 4:30 / Fri 1 & 4:30 Ret Sun 2 & 4 pm -Mon 2 pm -Also Reverse trips Credit card payments, no xtra charge pay by phone or online$35 O/W -$45 R/T www.gmgtrans.com 352-215-8196 4-21-71-23 @ 2 yr old male Boxer named Macado, AKC certified, fawn color with black mask & white markings. 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Sports TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010 ALLIGATOR www.alligatorSports.org Three-run fifth inning propels UF to win over Army MANTHONY DESCLAFANI GOT THE WIN IN 5.2 INNINGS. By ANTHONY CHIANG Alligator Staff Writer achia ng@alligator org After seeing Army left fielder Ben Koenigsfeld lay out and snag a hard-hit ball in the fourth inning, the Gators took a different approach. They turned what should have been two easy fly outs into two doubles in the fifth to score three runs in the inning and gain some separation from Army (5-4). It was all No. 6 Florida (12-3) would need, as it blew past the Black Knights 9-3 on Monday. "We've got the advantage because we play here a lot," UF coach Kevin O'Sullivan said. "We've seen that a lot and we've talked a lot amongst our team that when it does get twilight, the ina Eer field has to point and yell to help the infielders out." In the eventful fifth inning, catcher Mike Zunino hit a fly ball to shallow center field that fell in between three Black Knights for a two-bagger, while Daniel Pigott hit a lazy ball up in the air that the dark sky helped turn into an RBI double. Austin Maddox then hit a single to knock the other two runs home. "It felt good. The sky helped me out a little bit, but I'll take what I can get," Pigott said. Florida didn't stop there. With a 5-2 lead, shortstop Nolan Fontana doubled down the right-field line to lead off the sixth and got to third on an error. Third baseman Bryson Smith, the next batter, lined a single up the middle to drive in Fontana and extend the lead. Then in the seventh, Preston Tucker ended his homer drought and hit a two-run SEE BASE, PAGE 15ZZ Stamper should be drafted A 11 Ryan Stamper did his senior year was lead the fourth-best defense in the nation in tackles with 78. He was a team captain for the Gators the last two seasons, when he started 25 of the 28 games. In the 2009 BCS Championship Game, he tied Joe Haden for a teamhigh 10 tackles to help UF win 24-14. This season, when Brandon Spikes couldn't play, it was Stamper who stepped up in the star linebacker's place. He racked up 31 tackles and added an interception in the two games Spikes didn't play -Vanderbilt and Mississippi State -and against Tennessee when Spikes left early. Despite all he has done, Stamper likely won't get drafted. Not only will he not get drafted, but he has barely drawn much attention. "My agent and coaches and Bobby Ca l .other people ovi who have talked Bobby's World to (NFL general bcallovi@alligator org ma ges ar managers) are telling me I can go anywhere from the fifth round to undrafted," Stamper said. A 6-2, 235-pound linebacker who hasn't registered a good 40-yard dash time is rarely going to draw much praise from analysts and scouts. But Stamper managed to make plays on a unit that was filled with NFL talent. Along with Haden and Spikes, defensive ends Jermaine CunningSEE BOBBY, PAGE 15 UF WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Gators miss NCAA Tourney By EUGENIO TORRENS Alligator Writer etorrens@alligator org One year following a second-round loss in the NCAA Tournament, Florida missed out on the tourney altogether. This season, the Gators (14-16, 7-9 Southeastern Conference) were hit by graduation, injuries and inconsistency, and landed in the National Invitation Tournament. The NIT committee released its field Monday night. UF will host USF (15-15, 6-10 Big East Conference) on Thursday. The Bulls are the defending NIT champions. "We are excited to be going to our third postseason tournament in a row," Butler said in a press release. "I'm excited for our fans and that we'll get another opportunity to play in front of them at home. South Florida poses a great challenge and this should be a great SEC-Big East battle." UF had impressive marks on its r6sum6, including sweeping the season series against Mississippi State and a win over No. 23 Georgia. But the Gators failed to close out chances to bolster their r6sum6 with single-digit losses to nationally ranked opponents No.11 Florida State, No. 3 Tennessee and Georgia. Then came the r6sum6-smearing losses: a 40-point beatdown at home to No. 21 LSU and two to Alabama who finished 12-18 and had only two other SEC wins. UF started conference play strong with conseculive wins, and sat above .500 before faltering down the stretch when center Azania Stewart missed six games toward the end of the regular season Butler the roughest part of the team's schedule. It went 1-5 in that span. A stark contrast between this year and last was the production of graduated seniors Marshae Dotson and Sha Brooks, who combined for 30.4 points, 6.9 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game, respectively. This year, no player in the team's starting lineup cracked 10 points per game. UF VOLLEYBALL E The Gators announced the hiring of Dave Boos to replace Ken Ko as an assistant coach on Monday. Boos had been the head coach at Ball State since 2007. allgatorSports Podeast U Bobby Callovi and Kyle Maistri join host Adam Berry in the NCAA Tournament edition. The three discuss Florida's chances and pick all 64 games of March Madness. Download it on iTunes. TEEING OFF WITH KYLE MAISTRI U The Erin Andrews peephole stalker got two-and-a-half years in prison. I have to question the legal system after a verdict like that. No award? .Gilbert Arenas told Esquire that he had as many as 500 firearms in his home at one point in time. I guess we should've taken Arenas nicknaming himself "Agent Zero" a little more seriously. He certainly did. -r Steven H. Keys/ Alligator Staff UF sophomore Daniel Pigott hits during the Gators' 9-3 win against Army on Monday in Gainesville. The left fielder went 2 for 3 with two runs and an RBI.

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TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010 U ALLIGATOR, 15 Rivalry showdown awaits No. 6 Florida as No. 5 FSU comes to town tonight BASE, from page 14 shot to left-center field after going 14 games without one. He hit 15 last season, about one every four games. "It was just a matter of time," O'Sullivan said. "I think it was more of a big deal to him than it was to any of us. I think he just BOBBY, from page 14 ham and Carlos Dunlap and safety Major Wright all had the chance to participate at the NFL Combine in front of coaches and front-office decision makers. All five players will likely be taken in the first three rounds of the draft, and in multiple games, Stamper outperformed all of them. Because many scouts are looking for a wanted to get the monkey off of his back." He finished the game with three RBIs and has driven in nine runners in the last three games. "It just goes to show that guys are afraid to pitch to Maddox because he's been driving in a lot of runs," Tucker said. "They are starting to pitch to me more and it's been real effective." Sophomore pitcher Anthony DeSclafani did his Basebal job on the mound Bsea and turned in 5.2 innings of tworun baseball while striking out three. from there and threw 3.1 i and gave up one run to e second save and close o game, saving the bullpen day's game against FSU. After failing to record and allowing five runs on 2 against the Seminoles, L fani has bounced back wit Reliever Jeff Barfield took it straight wins. certain prototype, NFL teams could miss out on a great player who at the very least would be useful on special teams. With quarterback Tim Tebow unveiling his new throwing motion and all the other studs working out at UF's Pro Day on Wednesday, there will be plenty of coaches and scouts in attendance. This could be Stamper's last chance -and one of his few overall -to impress them. An ankle injury kept him from playing at the East-West Shrine All-Star Game, where he could have displayed his talent on the field. The injury will limit him in some of the drills, but just talking to him for a couple minutes shows Stamper has great knowledge of the game and is an even better person. Those factors, combined with his game film, should be enough to at least get him drafted. "It gets disappointing because just like in high school and just like in college, nnings Earlier, Matt den Dekker went arn his yard to lead off the game after ut the seeing his 22-game hitting streak for tocome to an end on Sunday. The Gators will be back at it an out today as they send out freshman March pitcher Hudson Randall to take eSclaon No. 5 FSU (13-2) at 6:30 p.m. in h twoMcKethan Stadium. UF fell to the 'Noles 10-5 in their first meeting. I have to prove people wrong and show that 40 speed and testing ability isn't really the most important thing when it comes to playing football," Stamper said. "I feel like I'm fast enough, I'm strong enough to make plays and I think that's what's important because you can't teach football. You either got it or you don't." Stamper showed he had it in 2009, when he proved he could be one of the best players on a star-studded defense, and at least one NFL team should be able to see that. HOT SHOTS Stats shown are from Auburn and Mississippi State games in SEC Tournament Parsons once again takes the top spot, this time for his consistency during -Florida's brief SEC Tournament appearance. The junior forward dropped 21 points in UF's 78-69 win against Auburn and added six rebounds and two assists against the Tigers. He was Chandler Parsons, F the only Gator to score in doubledigits in both games, as he followed that performance up with 10 points and seven boards against Mississippi State. It wasn't Parsons' best week in terms of distributing the ball, as he only dished out three assists, but he played well enough in UF's second-round loss for the Gators to win had they gotten more than eight points out of their starting frontcourt. Still, UF is back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in Parsons' college career due largely to his growth into a versatile, consistent player. Stats: 31 points, 10-21 shooting, 13 reb, 3 ast, 2 st 3-7 3-pointers, 8-11 FTs, If not for Boynton's 23-point performance against the Bulldogs on Friday, the Gators would have suffered an ugly loss that may have hurt their reputation in the eyes of the NCAA selection committee. MSU ran all over UF in the opening minutes Kenny Boynton, G of the Gators' 75-69 loss, taking an 11-point lead into halftime, and Boynton was seemingly the team's only reliable option early on. He finished shooting 8 of 17 from the field, 4 of 8 from three-point range and 3 of 4 from the freethrow line while also recording three rebounds and three assists and playing a team-high 37 minutes. The freshman guard wasn't particularly effective on offense against Auburn on Thursday -nine points, 33-percent shooting and two assists in 27 minutes -but he didn't need to be with the way Parsons and Alex Tyus were scoring. Stats: 32 points, 11-26 shooting, 7-15 3-pointers, 3-5 FTs, 3 reb, 5 ast, 1 st Parsons -18 Boynton -7 Tyus -11 Macklin -7 Walker -10 Shipman -1 I 11 Tyus was a scoring machine down low for the Gators -against the Tigers on Thursday. The junior power forward dropped 24 points, including plenty of easy dunks on the undersized Auburn frontcourt. He Alex Tyus, PF was also impressively efficient, hitting 68.8 percent of his shots and putting up a season-high total in points in just 29 minutes. He also grabbed five rebounds, dished out two assists and blocked two shots. Tyus followed up one of his better outings of the year with a weak showing against MSU, scoring just five points and grabbing five rebounds while committing four turnovers and losing crunch-time minutes to senior forward Dan Werner. Still, his dominant performance against Auburn was enough to get him the third-place spot this week. Stats: 29 points, 13-21 shooting, 10 reb, 2 ast, 3 blk, 1 st Adam Berry and Erica Ervin / Alligator Staff GENERAL NUTRITION CENTERS 25%OFF anv one GNC Product I XEARGu-ANT Cannot be combined One Coupon per customer 3914 SW Archer Rd Butler Plaza N 1r4 .~ygci 377-6020 E.p 3/31/10n 35'232 .*******~ 335-1232 ewberry S 332-39 V6 ~ Legalize it. Don't criticize it! Pd. Pol A. approved by Richard Selwach VU aRichard uare RiWc IA 37 www.selwachformayor.com s Campus Location -Next to Fresh Food Company at Broward 2010 HUF -' -~ Admission is PRi -Gaitors-Go GREEN! a hefirst 500 fans receive light-up Shamroc6k neckliaces!. z m ATOBZNEXOM A N;

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16, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010 vI, t, I i~ Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers KUX Harrison Diamond / Alligator Staff FSU quarterback Christian Ponder threw for 2,717 yards and 14 touchdowns last year before being injured against Clemson on Nov. 7. .::11 f a I I