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Pageant crowns Miss UF
By ILEANA MORALES
Alligator Writer
imnorales@alligator.org

A crowd that packed the ground floor of
the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Monday night screamed loud enough to over-
power Tom Petty's "American Girl" playing in
the background. But it wasn't a concert that
attracted them - it was 22 smiling young
women competing for two pageant crowns.
Brooke Helvie was crowned Miss UF, and
Sarah Weisbruch was named Miss Florida
Gator 2008.
"I just want to make better relations
between UF and Gainesville and the
pageant."
Brooke Helvie
Miss UF,


Both will receive $750, gift certificates and
the chance to compete as Miss Florida before
the Miss USA pageant.
"I just want to make better relations be-
tween UF and Gainesville and the pageant,"
Helvie said while trying to keep her crown
from falling off her head.
Helvie was also a contestant on American
Idol this season.
This year's pageant, called Queen of
Champions, was sponsored by Florida Blue
Key, UF's oldest private leadership honorary.
Florida Blue Key will also sponsor the winners
if they compete in the Miss Florida competi-
tion in July.
Before the swimwear, talent and evening
wear portions of the pageant, the contestants

SEE PAGEANT, PAGE 5


Poe, Mott to compete in runoff today


* BOTH CANDIDATES EXPECT
LOWER TURNOUT.

A City Commission election that
began three weeks ago ends today, as
residents of Gainesville's District 2 re-
turn to the polls for a runoff vote.
Candidates Bonnie Mott and Lauren
Poe said they have campaigned vigor-
ously for this, their second electoral
competition in less than a month, and
hope supporters turn out to today's 10
open precincts.
On Jan. 29, the day of the initial elec-


tion, Mott, a local real estate company
owner, netted the most supporters with
about 42 percent of the total votes.
However, city candidates must pull
in a majority, or more than 50 percent
of the vote, to take the
Electils8 election.
16`0 8 That meant Poe, a
SFCC professor who
won the second-most votes in the race
with about 35 percent, would join Mott
back on the ballot for the run-off. The
third candidate, Bryan Harman, won
about 23 percent of the votes and is not


on the ballot.
Although the runoff may seem like a
rehash, it could hold some surprises.
Both candidates said they expect a
lower turnout, though neither could
guess whether that would prove ben-
eficial.
Also, both candidates have also
received possibly influential endorse-
ments in the past few weeks - Mott
from members of law enforcement,
and Poe from his former competitor
Harman.
- DREW HARWELL


City might


freeze extra


expense fund

By KATIE GALLAGHER
Alligator Writer
kgallagher@alligator.org

Facing hefty budget cuts, Gainesville of-
ficials may decide to put a freeze on funds
given to city departments and nonprofit or-
ganizations for unforeseen expenses.
Groups would no longer be able to re-
quest money from a city contingency fund
set aside for expenses not in the city bud-
get. The fund holds about
$115,000 per year.
City Manager Russ
U Blackburn said he didn't
know when the freeze
. might take effect, but that it
- = would not be the first time.
Programs that receive
Blackburn funding often bring cultur-
al or economic value to the city, Blackburn
said.
Often, the funds are paid back into the
budget when groups use them to hire city
police or paramedics to man events, he said.
Contingency funds in the past year have
gone to causes including a conference on
university-city relations, a city work pro-
gram for the homeless that lost its grant
funding and a $10 subsidy of summer camp
fees for city residents.
Organizations that want to apply for for
funds fill out a form explaining how much
money they are requesting and what public
purpose the cause serves.
The funds are doled out in packages of no
more than $10,000, Blackburn said. If more
funds are required, the organization needs to
request city budget funds in advance.
Commissioners then vote to grant full or
partial funding.
"They can also decide it's a worthy thing
but not something to spend city funds on,"
Blackburn said.
Blackburn estimated the city uses about
$50,000 of its contingency fund each year.
SEE FUNDS, PAGE 5


a A man
armed with
a gun was
arrested for
trying to take
his car from
a tow lot.
See story,
Page 4.


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* Billy Donovan
and the UF men's
basketball team
are in danger of
missing the NCAA
Tournament for
theifirst time in 10
years after UF
lost four of its last
five games. See
story, Page 14.


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Miss UF Pageant contestant Kristin Giannas dances during the tal-
ent portion of the competition in the Phillips Center Monday night.


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2, ALLIGATOR N TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2008

News Today


WHAT HAPPENING
Engineering and Science Fair
Reitz Union Grand Ballroom, 9
a.m. to 7 p.m., today
The College of Engineering
will host its annual exposition
targeted toward educating
elementary school students
about engineering. More than
30 exhibits will be showcased,
and the event will be open to
the public.
IBM Speaker
Stuzin -Hall Room 200, 6 p.m.,
tonight
UF's International Business
Society will host a discussion
featuring Mike Hill, IBM's gen-
eral manager of the telecommu-
nications industry.
Entourage Marathon
Orange & Brew, 8 p.m. to 11
p.m., tonight
The Reitz Union Board will be
showing episodes of the HBO
comedy Entourage, and there
will be trivia with prizes.
Like What You See?
If you have an event you
would like to see posted here,
please e-mail it to dculclasure
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Happening" in the subject line.


Independence Day
Kosovo officially separated from Serbia on Sunday.


Do you think an independent
Kosovo will destabilize the region? - .

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Refused
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Serbs Albanians
Results are based on fice-to-fiae inteniews conducted in December 2006 and January 2007 by Gallup
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2008 E ALLIGATOR, 3

PUBLIC SAFETY

Fluctuating weather brings increase in local fires


By JESSICA PONN
Alligator Writer
jponn@alligator.org

During this time of year, when the
weather frequently fluctuates, local rescue
workers find themselves responding to
more fires than usual.
In the last week alone, fires have bro-
ken out at the Target on Archer Road, the
Thomas Hall dormitory on the UF campus
and the Bivens Cove Apartments on 13th
Street, among other places.
Deputy Fire Chief Tim Hayes, of


Gainesville Fire Rescue, said January
and February are the department's "busy
months," primarily because the weather
changes so often.
Krista Gonzalez, risk reduction special-
ist at GFR, said there are a few important
fire safety tips to keep in mind during the
winter months.
Dust and other flammable particles on
a heating unit can cause a fire, Gonzalez
said.
This is especially true if it's used infre-
quently.
Other flammable objects could include


"We say if you go out, blow out."
Krista Gonzalez
GFR risk reduction specialist

dry leaves, pine needles and critters
clogged inside chimneys. They have a ten-
dency to ignite, Gonzalez said.
She added that while many Gainesville
houses are equipped with fireplaces, some
people build homemade ones, which can
be dangerous.
"We want to remind citizens that when-
ever they do any alterations to their house,


that they make sure that it is done by a
professional," Gonzalez said.
Also, due to the cold, more people are
smoking cigarettes and lighting candles
indoors.
When they are not extinguished, the
smoldering ashes and flickering flames
become fire hazards.
Thursday night's Bivens Cove fire be-
gan after candles were left burning in the
bedroom of an apartment, according to the
GFR investigation report.
"We say if you go out, blow out,"
Gonzalez said.


UF student group launched to give partiers rides home


* GATOR RIDE WILL RELY ON
BUSINESS SPONSORS.

By MARY BRADBERRY
Alligator Contributing Writer

A new UF student organiza-
tion aims to ensure that partying
students will have better access to
a designated driver.
Gator Ride, a student-run
drunken driving prevention pro-
gram, will give students free rides
home on Thursday, Friday and
Saturday nights, said Lindsay


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that when I started doing this
project, there wasn't any other
student-run drunk driving pre-
vention program," Keller said.
Unlike the Student Nighttime
Auxiliary Patrol, another UF
driving service, Gator Ride plans
to drive people both on and off
-campus.
Keller, a health science junior,
said that while SNAP is funded
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and sponsored by local busi-
nesses.
The Center for Student
Involvement approved Gator
Ride last month,
Local and the organization
News hopes to begin oper-
ating toward the end
of the semester.
Keller said organizers first
want to have a test run, then take
time over the summer to fix any
issues before the fall semester.
Gator Ride will only drop stu-


dents off at their homes, she said.
"We don't want to encourage
more drinking by dropping off
people from party to party," she
said.
Organizers plan to use vehicles
from a local rental company, and
won't use any vehicles provided
by UF.
The organization will also pur-
chase several types of insurance
and liability waivers to ensure
safety and provide adequate risk
management procedures, Keller
said.


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need many sponsors to success-
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believe that the program can be
highly successful.
Racheal Cobb, UF student and
director of public relations for
Gator Ride, wants the program to
be beneficial to both UF and the
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"It was very apparent that we
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"Even if we prevent only one
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4, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2008


Man arrested for

tow-lot robbery


Kw 4uments revead


Police arrested a man early
Monday morning on charges of
attempted robbery with a fire-
arm after he was caught trying
to take his car from a towing
compound without paying the
fee he owed.
Anthony L. King, 21, of
Miami, jumped a fence at
Superior Towing, located at
1308 S Main St., according to a
Gainesville Police Department
arrest report.
He found his car, grabbed a
gun from his trunk and placed
it next to a loaded magazine
on his front passenger seat, ac-
cording to the report.
King later told police he had
planned to drive his car out of


the lot when a truck driver, Otis
Vaughn, entered the gate.
King said he had retrieved
the gun in case he needed it to
scare anyone who tried to stop
him, but he did not intend to
use it.
When Vaughn
LOCal saw King, he
News called the police,
who arrived
quickly and arrested King at
4:30 a.m.
King said he was trying to.
avoid paying the $106.88 fee he
owed Superior Towing.
He was charged with a first-
degree felony and his bond
was set at $50,000.
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2008 E ALLIGATOR, 5


Contestants discuss social issues


PAGEANT, from page 1


appeared on stage in black dresses and or-
ange or blue feather boas. Each contestant was
sponsored by a UF student organization, most
of which were sororities.
The emcees - Andrew Comiter, FBK presi-
dent, and Anne Imanuel, WCJB TV-20 anchor-
woman - asked the contestants to explain
social issues they supported.
Popular subjects included improving edu-
cation for underprivileged children and offer-
ing therapy to the ill through the arts.
During the fitness-and-lifestyle portion of
the pageant, contestants walked across the
stage in brightly colored swimsuits and high
heels, which was 15 percent of the score.
Most of the women said their hobbies in-
cluded traveling, volunteering and outdoor


activities. Some unique hobbies included
yodeling and dancing through sorority house
halls. They proved it in the talent portion,
ditching strappy heels to dance, sing or twirl
batons to country or jazz songs.
For the final segment of the show, each con-
testant walked across the stage in floor-length
evening gowns as judges scored
On them on how they presented
themselves - not on the kind
of dresses they wore, WCJB's
Imanuel said.
Amanda Hall, Miss Florida Gator 2006,
said during her reign she signed autographs
at alumni and football events and entertained
children in the community.
"It's just like seeing Cinderella for them,"
Hall said. "Especially the kids. You just have to
wear the crown and smile and they're kind of
mesmerized."


Local groups rely on extra city funds


FUNDS, from page 1


The money may not seem like much
compared to the $3.1 million budget cut
spurred by the new state property tax
amendment,, but it's something, Blackburn
said.
"It certainly doesn't bridge that whole
gap," he said.
Meanwhile, the commission is hearing
requests for funds as usual.
At their last meeting on Feb. 11, com-
missioners voted to allocate $3,000 in
contingency funds to the Gainesville
Commission on the Status of Women to
fund scholarships for its annual Sexual
Battery Committee conference.
The UF Black Student Union requested
$8,000 for its Blackout Weekend, which
raises awareness of minority issues.
The Rev. Karl Anderson, founder of
People Against Violence Enterprises Inc.,
said he has received funding for the an-


nual Stop the Violence Rally for most of
the rally's eight years.
In 2007 the rally received $5,558 to put
up banners, buy backpacks and hire the
Gainesville Police Department for secu-
rity.
"It's not just the money, but it's the
actual involvement as well that's
important."
Rev. Karl Anderson
founder of People Against Violence
Enterprises Inc.

Without the city funds, Anderson said
he would look to local businesses for dona-
tions to fund the $20,000 event.
But Anderson said even if he did not
receive funds, he would ask for city sup-
port.
"It's not just the money, but it's the ac-
tual involvement as well that's important,"
he said.


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6, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2008

Editorial


Miss-represented

UF pageant a step

backward for women
Women at UF competed for the time-honored tradi-
tion of being crowned Miss UF on Monday night.
The pageant offered the winner a $1,000 schol-
arship, gift cards for local businesses and roses. A free mem-
bership to a fitness center was an added perk.
But continuing the objectification of women on college
campuses everywhere?
That came with the crowning - and it was completely
free.
Female students already have to continuously prove
themselves against their male counterparts in classrooms
across the UF campus - who hasn't heard the condescend-
ing insult of getting an "Mrs. degree?" Or the half-joking
claim of what a female student really needs to do to get that
A?
But to have to sit back and watch as a respected institute
for higher education lends its name to a beauty pageant is
an antiquated tradition that should have been phased out
years ago.
In this Girls Gone Wild campus culture in which college
women can almost expect to be judged by their looks on a
regular basis, we have to wonder why the university is still
associated with such a sexist, obsolete event.
Sure, critics will argue that the women who compete to
become Miss UF are judged mostly on their intellect and
poise. Others will say that the women compete to further
their education with the winning of scholarship funds.
If that is truly the case, then why do the swimwear and
evening wear segments make up 20 percent of the contes-
tant's score? Why not just completely eliminate them?
The answer is because the very nature of a pageant
means that the contestants must parade themselves in front
of a panel of judges who are focusing on their looks, not
their intelligence.
Apparently, they would not be able to judge whether
a woman deserves that scholarship if they don't see her
shimmy around in a bikini first.
Also, women line up to compete for the chance to be
known as Miss UF not merely for the prize, but also for the
prestige and the privilege that comes with winning a beauty
contest.
The appraisal of a young women's appearance could
never be completely removed from a pageant like Miss UF,
and that is why it should no longer exist.
It should be made clear that the problem we have is not
with the actual idea of pageantry. Many women enjoy par-
ticipating in such events for altruistic reasons, like bringing
attention to charities. There is nothing wrong with a woman
using a talent or attribute to further her personal goals.
What we do have a problem with is the fact that the
University of Florida is lending its name.to a pageant at
all.
If female students want to participate in a pageant to win
scholarship money, then nothing is stopping them from do-
ing so - in local pageants outside the university realm.
The proponents of the Miss UF pageant will also argue
that the tradition of the contest is honorable in and of itself
and should be preserved for the sake of tradition.
But, the idea that just because something is a university
tradition does not necessarily mean that it should continue
year after year without a second thought at its implica-
tions.
Because when it really comes down to it, we aren't all the
boys from Old Florida anymore.


I 0 the independent florida
alligator


Chad Smith
EDITOR
Devin Culclasure
MANAGING EDITOR


Panagiota Papakos
OPINIONS EDITOR
Leigh Shapiro
EDITORIAL BOARD


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Column

Americans need to
You know, I seriously doubt I have the self-control
to save for my retirement. Can everyone's taxes be
raised a tiny bit so the government can save my
money for me?
I've noticed many Americans would love to set some
income aside for their kids' college education, but that's
hard to remember when the new flat-screen TV comes
out. If we raise taxes just a smidgeon, no one need stress
about it.
Is there anyone who doesn't want to help the home-
less? Yet not only are Americans insanely busy, but few
have the time or know-how to truly invest enough to help
even one impoverished person. Only $25 per average
citizen - we'll take more from the wealthy - and we can
employ people full-time and improve welfare.
This represents the origins of Social Security, federal
college grants and the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship
Program, and welfare.
Politicians speak of Social Security reform like proph-
ets warding off a fiery apocalypse. I cannot recall a single
positive statement about the government in hundreds of
conversations with homeless people. And do I even need
to appraise higher education?
I can't resist sharing a Facebook .group I came across
recently called, "Keep Your F---ing Hand Down in Lecture
and Shut Up. No One Cares." This group has a hair un-
der 200,000 members. The person whose profile I found
it on is an elementary education major. When apathetic
students are resorting to forced conversion, I think the
situation is dire.
Of course, these three concerns Americans once han-
dled privately have become serious problems.
Regardless of initial intentions, principles and history
have proven that these programs were ill-advised from
the start.


ALLIGATOR
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take responsibility
First, practically speaking, we
are wasting a lot of resources on
infrastructure that could go to-
ward addressing the issues them-
selves.
Isn't there an obvious problem
Gerald Liles with paying the government mon-
letters@alligator.org ey to save your money? How do
those helpful savers at the Social
Security offices across the country
get paid?
By taking a good chunk of the money you're giving
them to save, of course. The same diminishment harms
the other two government solutions.
Far more egregious to me is what these forfeitures of
responsibility have done, and continue to do, to the aver-
age American's character.
Simply put, we are lazy and selfish. The sentiment, "I
must do something about this," has been all but entirely
replaced by, "something must be done" or "the govern-
ment should do something about that."
More than 150 years ago, Frenchman Alexis de
Tocqueville wrote that America's democratic government
might "spare them all the care of thinking and all the
trouble of living."
He went on to say that while monarchy might tyran-
nize its citizens and defy their will, democracy has the
potential to stupefy and soften their will. With us, that has
become the case.
Unlike monarchy, though, we do not need a political
revolution. It is just a matter of living our own lives, re-
claiming our responsibilities from our government - and
when you're in class, raising your f---ing hand.
Gerald Liles is a history and religion senior. His column
appears on Tuesdays.


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


Today's question: Should the
United States have recognized
Kosovo's independence?


Monday's question: Could UF
do more to protect students on
campus?


51% YES
49% NO
35 TOTAL VOTES


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Letters to the idB .--
Wasteful spending plagues SG
Last Friday, Lacey Logsdon alleged that
Mark McShera was being deceitful when he
suggested there was wasteful spending in
Student Government. As a former treasurer
candidate with the Pants Party, and after care-
ful examination of the budget, I was appalled
at the wasteful spending.
I suggest that Ms. Logsdon take a closer
look at the budget before hurling inflamma-
tory accusations. I would like to inform Ms.
Logsdon that SG purchases new office furni-
ture every year for the executive branch. No
other organization that I know of - for profit
or otherwise - does this. This is definitely
wasteful spending.
To find more problems, Ms. Logsdon
should look no further than student organiza-
tion budgets. Many of the organizations do
not spend their money because SG refuses to
allow them to spend money on things they
need. The Model United Nations is only al-
lowed to reimburse students 50 percent to
compete in tournaments where they often win
against schools such as Yale University and
University of Virginia. Why can't we afford
to send our team for free, but FSU fully funds
its team? Why are we spending the money
instead on new office furniture for three
people? If Logsdon and the rest of the Gator
Party cannot ask these questions, it is up to the
students to ask the question, "Do we want an
administration that is unable to admit there


are problems in Student Government?"
Elizabeth Stinson
former Pants Party Student Body
treasurer candidate



Guns on campus would deter violence
When I heard UF's response to the NIU
shooting, I had about the same response as the
Editorial Board. A shooting can take less than
a minute, so what will a text message system
accomplish? By the time the administration is
even notified to send out a text alert the shoot-
ing will probably be over.
What about UPD? Shootings happen so
quickly that unless a police officer is on the
scene when the shooting starts, many people
can be killed or hurt in the time it takes police
to respond. So what can make our campus saf-
er? Revoke UF's status as a "gun-free zone."
Such legislation is naive anyway - the
only people who listen to these regulations
are law-abiding citizens. Many studies have
demonstrated that allowing the general popu-
lation to carry weapons decreases the amount
of violent crime. Gun-free zones don't protect
people. They just make targets. Allowing
properly trained citizens to carry weapons is a
strong deterrent against gun violence.
For those of you who don't like the idea
that the person sitting next to you in class


might have a gun, just remember: With nearly
500,000 concealed-carry permits in the state of
Florida, you've probably walked past a person
with a gun dozens of times in your life without
incident.
Conor Mancone
5LS

Gun-free campuses make students targets
I was surprised to read Monday's editorial
- the writer was unwilling to learn in a place
"where students can carry weapons along
with their laptops."
I suppose, then, by inference that this per-
son is unwilling to go to the movie theaters in
Gainesville, the mall or Wal-Mart. In all these
places and many more, people can legally
carry a firearm if they have a concealed-carry
license.
Since I highly doubt that the Alligator staff-
ers are hermits, it must be that the writer was
not informed about the places where citizens
can, and do, carry firearms for self-defense.
The irony of the editorial is that the writer
was critical of UF's response time.
But if you had one person legally carrying
a concealed weapon, the response time could
be close to zero. The reality is that "gun-free"
campuses are actually "sitting-duck" cam-
puses.
Jacob Pease
3BA


Clinton campaign tactics are deplorable
I am growing ever more disgusted with
Hillary Clinton's campaign. Sen. Clinton made
a clear promise to respect the Democratic
National Convention rules that refused to seat
delegates from Florida and Michigan, but now
her campaign wants to consider lifting the ban
after the fact.
The Clinton campaign says this is to give
our state a voice, but why weren't they fight-
ing for our voice when the decision was made?
Her continuing trend of opposing unjust
decisions after they have already been made
is unnerving. Meanwhile, Barack Obama's
campaign says that they are waiting to secure
the nomination before they sit down with the
Republican nominee to discuss campaign-
financing limits. This would be monumental
in terms of recent presidential campaigns and
the bitter partisanship we've grown accus-
tomed to. The Clinton campaign, which hasn't
committed to limits themselves, backs up the
likely Republican nominee John McCain and
calls Sen. Obama a flip-flopper.
I once could understand the benefit of Sen.
Clinton's experience and the opportunity to
break the glass ceiling in America, but now she
is living up to the nasty things anyone has ever
said of Clinton politics. How can Democrats
continue to support her candidacy?
Michael Belle
5LS


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4-23-59-2

SLEEP IN! WALK TO UF!
2/1 from $395/room
Luxury 2/2.5 from $650/room
Wood floors avail. Pets loved.
Steps to UF! 372-7111
4-23-08-58-2

Sun Island
Summer Rates
Plus July free on
15 month lease
May 08 - July 09
1.1 from $560
2.1 from $650
376-6720
4-23-58-2


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PET'S PARADISE
$375 - $650 No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR,
most units have privacy fence & fireplace.
SW. Short lease some units. 352-331-2099
2-29-08-30-2

Cute cottage 2 bedroom 1 bath, with study,
nice yard 310 N.W. 20th Avenue $795/mo
call Barbara 317-4392, Green Tree Realty,
Inc. 3-24-08-40-2




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3 BLOCKS to UF
1,2, & 3 Bdrms
The Nicest Luxury Apts in Gville
www.jacksonsquarecondominiums.com
Call 352-375-8256
4-23-58-2

Walk/bike to class.. Summit House Condos,
across the street from the VA on 16th Ave.
2/1, avail 8/1, quiet, safe, renovated, added
features: micro, DW & island counter. Dep
$200/person, Rent $900/mo 352-843-0862.
2-25-21-2

**ONE MONTH FREE**
Private Single-story Villas
"1BR ONLY $529**
*2BR ONLY $669-
2 Pools*Pond*Laundry
Alarms Avail*Small pets ok
Move-in Today*375-1519 4-23-60-2

*2BR + BONUS ROOM*
TODAY Only $699
POOL*GYM*POND
*ONE MONTH FREE*
Move in TODAY!! 376-0828 4-23-60-2

**HUMONGOUS VILLAS**
WD HU*Storage*Large Kitchen
2BR/2BA ONLY $759
3BR/2BA ONLY $864
**ONE MONTH FREE-
Near Oaks Mall & Tower Rd.
**NEWLY RENOVATED**
Move-in TODAY*333-1120 4-23-60-2

Apt in Historic Duckpond
Large 2BR/1.5BA 2 blocks from downtown.
Amazing location. W/D. Quiet. Avail now.
508 NE 4th Ave. $750/mo. 379-4952 2-
21-08-20-2


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Walk to UF. May: 3bd 2bth house $1300.
2bd 2.5 bth twn house $1000. 2bd lbth
$700. 1bd 1bth $550. Studio $400.00 Aug:
2bd 2.5 bth twn house $1000. 2 bd 1 bth
$700. 1bd 1bth $550. 1 yr, SD, NS, No pets.
gvll32601@gmail.com or 352-870-7256. 3-
28-08-40-2

Huge bedroom suite with separate sitting/
study area, private home on 20 acres, pri-
vate entrance. All utilities, cable, internet.
$595/mo 1602 SW Williston Rd 332-1429
Kathy 2-29-08-25-2

BRAND NEW 2/2 TH AVAILABLE NOW!
2 BLOCKS TO CAMPUS
JACKSON SQUARE!
W/D, DW, Granite! Pets welcome!
Call Today! Open late! 371-7777
4-23-08-57-2

Haile Plantation Villa 2/2 garage
$1,100 per mo. avail. Feb. 2008
9779 SW 52 Rd. Call 305-542-4650 3-18-
08-30-2

BLOCKS TO UF - Houses & Apts w/ample
parking. Rent directly from owner. No dealing
w/brokers or agents. Houses from $1500/mo;
apts from $525/mo. See dalyproperties.com
or call Carol 352-377-3852 2-29-08-23-2

SW GAINESVILLE
2 bed/1 baths Avail.Now!
$575/mo. On busline,
Mins. To Shands, VA & UF.
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com
4-23-55-2

Walk to UF from our many
Locations, 1,2,3, or 4 bedrooms
Behind Norman Hall or
Along Univ. Ave.
Don't Wait, Call Today!
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com
4-23-55-2


Union Properties of Gainesville, In.
Friendly, Professional Service.
Call us today so we may help you
find your next home.
352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com
4-23-55-2

CALLING ALL GATORS!
Walk to campus from our many
Properties close to UF.
1,2,3 & 4 bedrooms for FALL.
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com
4-23-55-2

WINDSOR TERRACE APTS.
3520 SW 20th Avenue
1bed/1bath $475/mo
Bus Route, close to shops
Private courtyards
Union Properites 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com
4-23-55-2


MALIBU COVE APTS.
1114 SW 7th Avenue
Spacious Loft Style
Behind Norman Hall
Union Properties 352-373-7578
www.rentgainesville.com 4-23-55-2

AVAILAUG 1st- 5BR/2BA nice house. Large
fenced yard, country setting close to town,
fireplace, wood floors, wash/dry, dishwasher,
game room, 1803 SW 43 Ave $1600/mo pets
ok 339-2342 for directions. 2-21-08-15-2

>>>>>> Renovated 2BR/1 BA, pool, walk to
Shands, VA, Dental, Vet. Med, Health Sci. &
heart of UF, 1700 SW 16th ct. $750/m call
262-0444 Avail. now. 2-21-08-15-2

Move In TODAY...
Start LIVING Tomorrowl
Huge 2BR w/Patio
Located behind Butler Plaza
373-1111 * spanishtrace.org
4-23-54-2


2158 sq ft 4/3 home in NW Gville. Minutes
from campus. Appl. included. Remodeled.
- .Ceramic tile throughout, 2 car gar, deck,
1/2 acre lot, fenced. $1,550/m, $2,000 sec.
-- dep. 3120 NW 31st Blvd. 352 466-0358.
3-21-30-2


For Rent
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2br 2ba 1 car gar Home on 1 acre. Millhopper
$875 or we do lawn $1000. 1br 1 ba each a
garden apt SW $540 Pets ok both locations
mature only. 352-377-2150 Please leave us a
msg. 2-19-08-10-2

Moving/living off campus? Use UFL?s im-
proved off-campus housing service. Go to
www.offcampushousing.dso.ufl.edu to find
housing, roommates, and more. 4-23-48-2

2/1 Completely upgraded throughout All new
kitchen stainless appliances All new bath
Cable/high speed internet avail Separate
laundry room 1 mile from UF, Shands,
shopping $765/mo. Sorry, no pets e-mail
jlglackin@yahoo.com or 727-423-9463.
Bckgrd/credit check required. 2-21-08-10-2

1BR & 2BR/1BAAPTS
with W/D, cent H/AC, DW, ceramic tile,
private patio, pets arranged. Off SW 34th
St near bus rte. From $689/mo 377-1633
www.lenoxcorner.com 2-29-16-2

spacious 2BR 2 1/2 BA Sparrow
Condos,tower rd,near mall $750/mo+ $750
deposit available asap. 352.219.5603 2-
22-08-10-2

COTTAGE GROVE
2, 3, 4 br. Upscale condos for rent
Sign a lease by Feb 29th
& receive a $500 signing bonus.
Visit our website:
www.cottagegroveatgainesville.com
352-373-7959
4-23-47-2

Raise Your Standards
Why settle for less than you deserve?
FREE Utilities, FREE Cable, FREE Internet
Luxury 2s & 4s starting at just $499
RM Match & 1 Mi from UF - 271-3131
4-23-47-2

Creek Forest, NW lbr minutes from shop-
ping, downtown $ UF, central air/heat, back
deck, w/d hookup, includes some utilities,
$500/mo. www.edbaurmanagement.com
1731 NW 6th St. - 375-7104 x 113
4-23-47-2

Whispering Pines, brand new units
convenient to hospitals and vet school,
2br/2ba, fully equipped kitchen, icemaker,
washer and dryer, monitored alarm system,
$1000/mo, now renting for summer/fall
semesters, ask about our specials!
www.edbaurmanagement.com
1731 NW 6th St. 375-7104 x113
4-23-47-2

Amazing 2-2 condo in The Links @ Haile
Plantation. Freshly painted, New Fixtures,
PC Room, Storage Space & Screened porch
w/stunning view, W/D incl. 870-8210 2-25-
08-10-2

Luxury Living - Just off Sorority Row!
New this year - COTTAGES AT NORMAN.
Act Now - Only 2 cottages left. 2BR/2BA
or 3BFf/2BA. Less than 100 feet from
Norman Hall. Ask about rent special.
www.bellaproperties.net or 352-335-5424.
3-7-08-18-2

Escape complex living at Palm Villas Apt.
Luxury Apartments targeting grad students
and young professionals. Very quiet, yet con-
venient to shopping. On RTS Bus Route #12.
See web page for photos and floor plans.
www.bellaproperties.net or 352-335-5424
3-7-08-18-2

Spacious*Affordable*Close to Campus
Available NOW and Fall 2008
4/2 from $420/mo & 2/1. from $509/mo
Fully furnished, Cable w/HBO included
Fitness, Pool, Volleyball, B-ball and more!
Call now, spaces limited 352-377-6700
4-23-46-2

*2BR HOUSE, cent A/C, wood floors,
fenced backyard, close to UF. $750/mo
*1BR Huge close to UF/SFCC, flex lease,
water incl. $400/mo.
Both off NW 6th St. Call 352-318-8822
2-19-5-2

****5 BLOCKS FROM UF****
Large unfurnished room available now.
Carpet, A/C, heat, ceiling fan, W/D. No pets.
Perfect for student. $375/mo incl utils. 283-
5411 or 371-6749 2-19-10-2


For Rent )
unfurnished

High Springs 3BR/2BA Wooded Lot Appi
included, newer home no smoking, pets ok
avail March 1st $1050/mo. 352-222-9003
2-19-08-4-2


4/2 house avail Fall'08. Spacious house with
fenced in back yard. Pets welcome. Quite
neighborhood. Mins to campus. Bus route.
$1100 a month. Avail August 6! 5402 NW
25th PL. Call April 352-514-1441 2-22-08-
7-2


******ANTIQUE HOUSE******
Available now. 1 & 2BR/1 BA apt in oldcouse,
high ceilings $475-$600/mo. ALSO 3BR/2BA
house in Micanopy, huge bathroom, large
yard, in city. Call Greg 214-3291 2-29-12-2

Houses, Duplexes, Condo, Townhouses.
Walk/Bike/Bus to campus. Neat, clean, good
quality. Visit www.gatorpads.com for avail-
able units or call 284-0316 4-23-08-43-2


REMODELED 2/1
$580 plus sec. All painted, new kit counters,
new frig. 10 min. from both malls and town.
SW off 20th Ave. Central H/AC, energy sav-
ing windows, semi enclosed back yard, picnic
table. Call Mr. Kristoff 332-5030 2-22-5-2


AVAILABLE NOW
2BR/1BA Downtown $450/mo
3BR/2BA Townhouse w/d, 8 mo old, $1200
Gore-Rabell Real Estate
378-1387
www.gore-rabell.com
4-23-08-47-2


3035 W. University Ave (House with kegraid,
bar, 64 inch DLP), right next to the university/
checkers/ publix.Starting March 1st through
the end of July.Rent $475, and utilities are
$90.Call 352-262-8786 (Lance) 2-22-5-2


Room for sublease in 3/3 apt @ Spyglass
Apts by oaks mall. $480 per month, includes
utilities/cable tv/internet. No deposit and pets
OK..Looking for March - July, call 386-344-
6543 if interested. 2-29-08-10-2


4/2 Family Home in Duckpppd
Wood floors, new kitchen, big fenced-yard.
$1350. Jeffrey 352-246-5801 3-7-08-15-2


$599 Studio apartment. All utilities excluding
cable and internet included in the price. FEB
rent is free! Located right across the street
from UF. Pets. allowed. Call 904-673-9798
or email hellcat@ufl.edu for more info. 2-
21-08-4-2


2BR/1BA Spacious, new carpet, cent H/AC,
W/D hk up. $650/mo. $500 sec dep.
7210 SW 45th PI, Gainesville
Call 386-462-0994 2-29-08-10-2


$200/mo Available 3/1. Summit House.
Large 2BR/1BA. Call cell 1-480-790-4528
2-22-08-5-2


Action Real Estate Services
Houses to Condos
1-4 BR, Starting at $450
www.action-realtors.com
352-331-1133
2-29-08-10-2


10houses.com
2 & 3 bd houses for Aug in quiet areas.
Cute, clean, cent H/AC, WD, wood floors,
nice yards, bike to UF, $690 to $1200. 352-
336-6116 or email nancy@10houses.com
3-18-08-16-2


1920'S BUNGELOW
NE 10th St. W/D hk-ups. Hardwood, fans,
large backyard, excellent condition, $900/mo
No Dogs 373-3736 No Section 8. 3-3-10-2


HISTORIC APARTMENTS
Available in Fall. 1-2-3 bedrooms, Hardwood
floors, fans, porches, downtown. No dogs.
1st-last-security. 373-3736 No Section 8
3-3-10-2


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Apartments Sublet & Roommates
Browse FREE!
www.SUBLET.com
1-877-FOR-RENT/201-845-7300
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Quiet house on 17th St behind Swamp! Huge
pvt BR. 3 min walk to UF! Hi-spd internet,
cable tv, W/D, wood floor, fireplace! Females
only. Negotiable rent! Call Prissy @ 386-688-
3071 or pnelson@alligator.org 2-25-08-20-3

FREE TO MOVE IN! FEB. RENT PAID! 1/1
in a furnished 3/3 @ the Polos. Male room-
mate needed. Homemade Kegerator always
on tap, washer/dryer inside, 3 pools/hot tubs,
gym, bball court. $392/mo. (239) 826-2914
2-25-15-3

March 1 to August 7 Sublease. 1/1 in 4/4
@ Lexington Crossing. All utilities included
(Fully Furnished). $400/Month or 484/Month
+ $500 Cash upon signing. Call Mike at 352-
219-2611 2-19-08-5-3

Emergency! - we need to sublet a lbedrm/
1bth apartmt in Oxford Manor. Move in ready!
Fitness center, cable, tanning and security
included. Fill out an application at the office
to get approved ref. Apt. W235 Call ASAP
and make a deal! 850-386-6230 or 850-459-
8481 sdpeen@gmail.com 2-19-08-5-3

SllEASE Madison Pointe 1BR 1 BA Apt.
with W/D, dishwasher, & screen porch. Pool,
exercise room, sauna tennis, BBall court,
security guard on-site. $795/mo. + utilities.
Available April or May 1st-July 31st. Call Jen
651-263-5195 4-1-30-3

1bd/1br in the polo's, fireplace, vaulted
ceilings, washer and dryer included, walk-
in closet, Great Amenties, Great Location
AVAILABLE NOW! $730/mon. Call Kerri 561-
306-6871 4-4-08-30-3


Roommates


Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
4-23-72-4


Female grad student wanted to share spa-
cious 3/2 house. Convenient to UF, Shands
& vet school, very quiet neighborhood, large
privacy fenced yard. Clean/friendly pets may
be considered - sorry no cats. 352-359-3165
2-29-08-43-4

Quiet, county employee seeks roommate for
2BR/1 BA apt. All deposits are paid. $450/mo
incl rent, elec, local phone, cable & high
speed internet access. Seeking clean, quiet
person. Call 352-374-7158 2-22-08-32-4

0280-$310/mo Nice rooms. Walk to UF.
Short term ok. Low move-in. Small pet pos-
sible.
0 ALSO 5BR house, bike to UF. $1000. 352-
371-9409 3-28-08-40-4
Avail Immediately. Perfect for Grad/Med/
Intl students. Large room w/pvt bath in
larg, quiet home 5 min to UF. $550/mo +
utils. W/D, CHIAC. Newly decorated. Call
352-284-0979 Short term available. 2-19-
08-20-4


Female roommate needed for nice, big room.
Private bath, W/D, Wi-Fi, cable, parking in-
cluded. $430+half utils. No pets, no smoking.
Call Delia (352) 359-2243. 2-21-08-21-4

1 BR/1 BA Available Now
in 4BR/4BA at Countryside. Females only.
$400/mo includes everything. Short term
lease avail. 727-510-9346 or 727-542-8155
2-27-25-4

Quiet Nw neigherhood near UF $375-$475
3Br/2Ba house, large 2 car garage, Washer/
Dryer, fenced backyard, screened porch. Bus
route 8 & 29
352-214-9548 or ern009@hotmail.com 3-
3-08-22-4

Room for rent 2/2 Brandywine - Old Archer.
Furnished, big screen TV. Short or long term
OK. Call Shane 941-932-1189 $390 + 1/2
until. 2-29-20-4

SW Gainesville 4 bed 2 bath house. 2 rooms
for rent $450/$425 Includes all util. cable and
-wireless. Five min. from campus. 352-339-
1781 2-25-08-15-4

1 bed/bath in a 3/2 house. Mins. from cam-
pus. Only have 1 other roommate! Only $300/
month + 1/2 utilities. Avail now.Prefer Female
Grad Student or older. Call April at 352-514-
1441. 3331 NW 30th PL 2-19-08-10-4

NS Female to share 2/2 in Treehouse Village
condos on bus line. 2 pools and fitness cen-
ter. Newly remodeled and furnished (except
bedroom). WD. Available now. $400 per
month + 1/2 util. Prefer short term rental.
321-266-7069 or 321-213-5059. 2-19-08-
10-4

Female grad/professional for
furnished 3/1 vintage home.
Downtown, bike to UF.
$495 inc. utils, cable, phone,
housekeeping. Kayla 328-7474. 2-20-08-
10-4

1 BR in 3BR/2BA home
in NW. Quiet student or professional. $500/
mo + 1/2 utils. Call 443-845-4294 2-20-
08-10-4

ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
Near library downtown. $285-$370/rm + utils.
Short term. No pets. No smoking. 378-1304
2-22-10-4

1 bdrm/pvt bath - NE GVL home. Prefer
Grad Student/Prof. Many amenities. 15 min
drive to UF. No Pets. $300/mo + 1/2 util. 1st,
last $200 Security Home: 375-5377 Cell:
352-871-2472 Work: 373-6066 ask for Sue
2-21-08-5-4

$275 or $300/month for female students) to
join a female UF student in sharing attractive
3BR house near NW 8th Ave, less than 3mi.
from UF and on bus rte. #43, tile/hardwood,
large yard, $275/mo for smaller BR and
$300/mo for larger BR, + 1/3 GRU & Cable
HSlnternet-TV, call 332-3852. 3-31-08-30-4

One room for rent in a 3 bedroom house just
one block from UF. All students. Comfortable.
Central air. Living room, dining room. Low
rent. Share utilities. Call Brian 352-871-0415
2-25-08-5-4

$410-1 BR for rent in 3BR condo in
MARCHWOOD. Live with 2 male students,
near archer, bus routes, mall. Call 352-514-
4124. 2-21-5-4


Roommate to live with two females in 3/1
house on 9th Ave one mile from campus.
367+ until and cable. Backyard, garage, W/D,
wood floors. Avail Aug 1 (or May if needed).
352.317.4849. 2-29-10-4

Roommate needed ASAP
2BR/1BA house at 1012 NE 1st Ave.
$375/month + utilities
Dog friendly huge backyard
contact Jeff (850)777-0970 2-22-10-4

Male roomie needed. Share furn 3BR/2BA
house w/yng prof $400/mo + 1/2 util Directv,
ph, wireless, Vonage, elec: W/D, office space
pvt BA (morn) Ig yd fenced, pets ok, trees,
wooddeck, hottub, pond. 15 min drive to UF,
near bus, Lakeview Ests 352-682-6297 Ken
3-7-15-4

CLEAN, QUIET, PRE-PROFESSIONAL
FEMALE for 1BR/1BA. Unfurnished. Very
quiet neighborhood. $550/mo + utils & cable
& internet. Call 561-827-4970 2-25-5-4


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NEW CONDOS -WALK to UF
3 Blks to UF. For Info on ALL 1, 2, 3, 4
Bedrooms for Sale, Call Eric Leightman,
Campus Realty at 352-219-2879. 4-23-72-5

GATOR PLACE CONDOS
2/1, w/d, 800 sq ft, 1 1/2 miles to Shands.
3600 SW 23rd St. $84,900 or rent for $650/
mo 352-372-0507 4-23-72-5








New 2, 3, & 4BR Upscale Condos
with unique Architectural detailing. Starting at
$215,000 * Opening August 2008. 352-373-
7959 * www.cottagegroveatgainesville.com
4-23-08-72-5




A'gyacksoi Stayre

Walk to UF and Stadium from Luxurious
Jackson Square Condominiums
Built to last a lifetime. Prices starting at
$220s. Call 352-870-9453
4-23-58-5

2/1 condo, walking/biking distance to UF, VA,
Vet School, Summit House on SW 16th Ave.
$135,999. Call 352-843-0862 See photos
and description at forsalebyowner.com, list-
ing #20885030 3-5-30-5


ALEXANDRA
GRANTWOOD CONDOMINIUM

80% SOLD OUT!
BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION
CLOSE TO UF AND SHANDS
Starting in the mid $170's
2BR/2.5BA Townhomes
Gated Community on Bus Route
2508 SW 35th Place
OPEN HOUSE Th & F 2-5, Sat 12-5
Contact Birdie Murnane, Venture Realty
of North Florida at 352-222-8888 or visit
WWW.ALEXANDRACONDOS.COM
2-29-26-5

>>>>>Renovated 2BR/1BA, pool, walk to
>�> Shands, VA, Health Sci. & heart of UF,
>�>1700 SW 16th ct. -800 sq.ft $128K
call 262-0444 FREE computer! 1700 SW
16th ct. 2-22-08-15-5

2BR/2BA Beautiful fully furn Rockwood Villas
condo. Sunrm, bonus rm, wd firs, ceramic tile,
lyr home warranty. See pics: craigslist.org,
select gainesville, real estate for sale, enter
551736017, call 373-6191, 213-5476
2-20-5-5

4BR/4BA LUXURY CONDO-
NR SORORITY ROW-BLTAUG 05
$275K INCLALLAPPL
AVAILABLE SUMMER 2008
ELEVATOR ON PREMISE 2-28-11-5

MILL RUN $123,900 2 BR, 1? BATownhouse
wood floors thru-out, RTS bus stop at front
door, almost! Deck upstairs, patio outside,
W/D included Call 352/514.7328 ALVIN C.
TATE, Keller Williams Realty 3-7-08-14-5


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BED - QUEEN - $110 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 4-23-08-72-6

BED - FULL SIZE - $85 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
377-9846 4-23-08-72-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT - $375
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-372-7490
4-23-08-72-6

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. 4-23-08-72-6

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
4-23-72-6

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 4-23-08-71-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
4-23-08-72-6

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 4-23-
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Furnishings

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

DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 4-23-72-6

"BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW*
**Full $80 Queen $100 King $170*"
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
4-23-72-6

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$120 352-377-9846. 4-23-72-6

Bed-All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516.
4-23-72-6

BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-23-08-
72-6

FUTON - $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-23-72-6

Pool Table - Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
4-23-72-6


a ll Furnishings

Hot Tub/Spa - $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 4-23-72-6


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

Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 4-23-72-6


White 5-piece Ludwig Rockers kit w/drums,
hardware, stands, pedal, a paiste 302 crash/
ride, and paiste hi hats (metal is chipped).
Got a new kit so I no longer use this one.
336-1933 2-19-08-5-6


DIAL A WASHER/DRYER :
semester lease $100
for both plus 100 set up return fee.$300
for year. Dial 352-318-3721. 2-27-08-10-6


2 WASHERS & 2 DRYERS
Excellent condition. $200/ea set or $100/ea
individually. Call 473-7772 2-22-5-6


UaI Computers


CASH PAID FOR LAPTOPS
Working or not, Joel
www.pcrecycle.biz 336-0075 4-23-72-7


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House/Dorm Fast response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount
w/lD. Certified MCSE Technicians. 338-8041.
www.GatoriandComputers.com 4-23-59-7


1 W _ Bicycles

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


* For Sale

PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 4-23-08-72-10
UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS
are underway...
bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and
more. All individuals interested in bidding go
to: http://www.surplus.ufl.edu/online/
4-23-72-10
yeastpee.com
Yeast Pee Beer T-Shirt Sale!
The alcohol you like to drink is
yeast pee, a waste byproduct of
fermentation in yeast.
2-22-08-5-10

"Ol Motorcycles, Mopeds)

** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
4-23-08-72-11
*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Motor Scooter Sales and Service!
Great Scooters, Service & Prices!
118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271
www.NS4L.com
4-23-08-72-11
***GatorMoto*** Our new state of
the art facility will be completed this Spring!
We have new scooters starting at $999. lyr
Warranties. We also service ALL brands of
scooters. Pickup Available. Low Labor Rates.
Free estimates. 376-6275 GatorMoto.com
4-23-08-72-11

SCOOTER SERVICE
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW service rates!
Will service any make/model. Close to UF!
Pick-ups avail $19.99 oil changes!! 336-1271
4-23-72-11
SWAMP CYCLES
CLOSE TO CAMPUS 534 SW 4th Ave.
Scooters, E-bikes, Offroad, & Accessories!!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
www.swampcycles.com
4-23-71-11


***www.BuyMyScooter.com4**
Buy A New Scooter, Buy A Used Scooter
mAll on one site! Check the website or call
336-1271 for more info! 4-23-08-72-11


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GATORMOTO is Gainesville's number 1
service facility. We repair ALL brands of
scooters. Pickups available. Lowest labor
rates around. Quickest turnaround time. Run
by Gator Grads so we know how to treat our
customers! 376-6275 4-23-08-72-11

3 New Electric Mopeds/Scooters
Burgundy, Blue, & Black. $689/ea.
Call 352-284-7174 Other models also
available at www.relectricscooters.com
4-23-71-11


2004 Buell Blast, 500cc, Black
3600 mi, comes w/helmet. Runs great
& cheap on gas. $2800
Call Josh at 352-408-7974 2-21-7-11


M il| Autos

*FAST CASH PAID FORANY CAR*
*Running or not!*
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 4-23-72-12
CARS -CARS Buy*SellOTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
4-23-72-12
OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us
4-23-08-72-12

$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-366-9813 ext'4622
4-23-72-12

JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY!
000 FREE 0 FREE 0 FREE* FREE***
MUST HAVE TITLE! METRO GNV ONLY!
CALL DON 215-7987 4-23-72-12

CARS FROM $29/MO!
Hondas 0 Chevys 0 Jeeps and more!
$0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr.
For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765
4-23-72-12
**HEADLINERS SAGGING?**
POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK?
On site available. Call Steve 352-226-1973
4-23-08-72-12

*FAST CASH PAID*
For any car, truck, or SUV - Running or not.
'94 and up. Call Segovia 352-284-8619 4-
23-72-12

* Sun City Auto Sales
* 2000 discount off finance price
* No credit check.
* All vehicles "0" down
* 352-338-1999 4-23-08-58-12
* Sun City Auto Sales
* Buy Here/Pay Here
* More than 300 vehicles in stock
* 30 days warrantyany finance
* 352-338-1999 4-23-08-58-12
* Sun City Auto Sales
* Free service until end of contract
* Any vehicle finance
* Oil change/tune up/brake job
* 352-338-1999 4-23-08-58-12
1997 MUSTANG COBRA
Leather interior, 5 SPD manual, 4.6L V8,
cobra rims, CD, cold AC, ABS, 100k mi,
very clean, Cruise control, Mack 460, head
turner! MANY EXTRAS!!! Call 407 460 6884
3-7-08-28-12
* Sunrise Auto Sales
* 2000 discount off finance price
* No credit check
* All vehicles inspected by mechanic
* 352-375-9090 4-23-57-12
* Sunrise Auto Sales
* Buy here/Pay here
* More than 300 vehicles in stock
* 30 days warranty any finance
* 352-375-9090 4-23-57-12
* Sunrise Auto Sales
* Free service until end of contract
* Any vehicle finance
* Oil change/tune-up/brake job
* 352-375-9090 4-23-57-12
* Sunrise Auto Sales
* 06 Honda Civic EX, 2Dr, 39k, BIk $11,999
* 04 Honda Civic, EX, 76k, $10,999
* 04 Honda Accord, LX, 58k, $11,999
0 352-275-9090 4-23-57-12
* Sunrise Auto Sales
* 04 Honda Element, EX, $11,999
* 03 Honda Civic LX, 56k, $9999
* 02 Honda Odyssey, $9999
* 352-375-9090 4-23-57-12
* Sunrise Ato Sales
*02 Honda Accord, EX, $8999
* 02 Honda Accord, SE, $9999
* 01 Honda Accord, SE, $7999
* 00 Honda Accord, SE, $7999 4-23-57-12


SAutos


94 EXPLORER
Hot air, Runs good, looks great $1950. Call
Steve 226-1973 3-17-08-20-12

1992 TOYOTA COROLLA
5-speed, ice cold AC, CD player, 4 door. Runs
great. $1100. 352-215-1297 2-19-4-12
1969 Ford Mustang Machl 428 CJ, Price
5000 USD, Ext Red/Int Black, Automatic,
V8, Clear Title, pictures/details contact:
marcus_edell@live..com/(510) 338 4236 2-
27-08-10-12

ca| ' Wanted

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

LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
* Gold * Diamonds * Gems * Class Rings
* ETC * Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 4-23-
72-13
BE AN INSPIRATION!
Take a blind lady to Mass on Sundays and for
walks and shopping as needed. We'll have
lots of fun! And you will make a new friend!
Contact 219-6948. 2-29-08-72-13

UF GRAD PAYS MORE
for gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds,
guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you
sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-23-
72-13
*******CANDLE PARTIES***O**
Do you love Candles, People and Parties?
To BOOK PARTY OR START YOUR OWN
HOME BASED BUSINESS as an indepen-
dent Gold Canyon Candle Demonstrator.
Make your own hours & earn up to 25% com-
mission on Sales. Contact Shari Lee at 352-
317-0890 or Sharin.Lee@goldcanyon.us.
2-20-10-13
Aquatic volunteer partner to have fun with me
at the local Gainesville Koi Club. I am blind, &
I am interested in raising two Koi fish to enter
a show. in Gainesville by next fall, Please
help, we may have fun, 352-219-6948. '-
29-08-10-3

01| Help Wanted

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

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alligator

CIRCULATION DEPARTMENT
Alligator Early - morning paper delivery.
Must be available from 4:50am - 7:30am.
Must be extremely reliable - 99% attendance
required. Apply at Alligator office, 1105 W.
University Ave. No calls please. Good pay.
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. 4-23-72-14
CNA CLASS: $250! learn @ your own
time & pace. All you need to be a CNA
& pass the state exam is on VCR tape.
I have a 95% PASS RATE! check it out:
www.lapcnatraining.com or 800-566-4913
4-23-72-14
Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and computer science needed for vari-
ous positions. Flexible schedules and com-
petitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at
www.gleim.com/employment 4-23-08-72-14
BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
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M 1 ' Help Wanted

SECRET SHOPPERS
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, Training Provided
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
,-23-08-72-14

GATOR DOMINOS
Earn $12 - 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.79 - $7.40/Hour INSIDERS
$8.35-$9.40/hr MANAGERS in training
Apply online at www.gatordominos.com/jobs
Or at any of the 6 locations. 4-23-08-72-14

Gator Domino's is growing again. We are
looking for career oriented team- mem-
bers. Now hiring Assistant Managers and
future GMs. $8.00-$9.40/hr for Managers
in training. GMs $40k+. Send resumes to
Freddie@gatordominos.com. Learn more at
www.gatordominos.com 4-23-72-14


COMMERCIAL CALL CENTER
Phone reps needed ASAP Political & Corp
Campaigns. Up to $9/hr + bonus potential.
352/371-5888 X111, 4112 NW 22 Dr. 4-
23-72-14


www.gatorsneedjobs.com
Paid survey takers needed in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on surveys.
4-23-71-14


PARADIGM PROPERTIES
Leasing Specialist, PT
Sales & customer service exp.
EOE, DFWP
220 N. Main; 352-375-2152 X301 x301
www.teamparadigm.com
4-23-72-14


DELIVERY DRIVERS up to $12/hr.
KITCHEN HELP $7.00-$7.25/hr.
CALIFORNIA CHICKEN GRILL 378-2442
4-23-72-14


INSIDE SALES PEOPLE
For a major telecom company. Flexible hours.
PT or FT. No nights or weekends. Bilingual a
plus. EEOC. 372-2051 4-23-72-14


EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life

Best part-time job you'll ever have.
NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW6th St.
352-378-9204
4-23-08-72-14

PARK PLACE CAR WASH
Now Hiring FT & PT positions available.
Great environment, flexible hours. Apply in
person 7404 NW 4th Blvd-Across from Home
Depot 4-23-08-72-14

Phone survey interviewers wanted.
Start work today! No sales,
opinion research only! Flexible
Scheds! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call Now!
4-23-65-14


**GATOR MOVING**
P/T, F/T, flex hrs. Good pay, tips
advancement. Apply 505 NW 53rd Ave B/T
Maiin NW 13 St. Bring friend to work with.
4-23-08-72-14

UF Survey Research Center
Telephone Interviewers
NO SALES
$7.50-$8.00/hr + Bonus
Student and Non-Student Positions
Great Resume Builder
352-392-2908 Ext 105
408 W. University Ave suite 106
12-05-07-35-14


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


� .Help Wanted


Summer Jobs
* $2100
* 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 9 - July 26. Please
contact Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673
Ext. 251 or 253 455-4267 4-23-71-14.


$STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$
For gently used clothing/accessories & fur-
niture. No appt.necessary! - Sandy's Savvy
Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 372-
1226 4-23-08-69-14

Bonuses, Benefits & Upward Mobility:
FT & PT openings for outgoing,
customer friendly sales/leasing agents
w/ strong sales/closing skills. Fax/email
resume, cover letter & avail schedule
352-376-6269 hr@trimarkproperties.com
4-23-59-14

LEASING AGENT, PT
Friendly, energetic person. Experience
preferred. 20 hrs/wk. Hourly & bonus.Great
benefits. Must be avail. weekends.Apply in
person 13400 Progress Blvd. Alachua or
Hunters Crossing Apts. DFWP 4-23-08-
65-14

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

G8RBAY.com
* Get Paid & Have Fun 0 Flexible Hrs
& Competitive $ 0 Sales Experience
Required * eBay exp. + * Resume to
g8rbay@bellsouth.net 2-20-08-20-14

Earn $800-$3200 a month to drive brand
new cars with ads placed on them.
www.AdCarClub.com 4-23-59-14

ADVERTISING SALES REP
Greed is good. We're a Gainesville-area
newspaper looking for an advertising sales
rep who loves to make money. This person
needs to be able to 'impress a client and
speak eloquently. We need an ad represen-
tative who can not only walk into a business
and show off the paper and its Website but
also write detailed, professional letters to
clients. We need somebody who can attend
Chamber of Commerce meetings and have
no problems starting conversations with
complete strangers. Your reward for having
this sort of talent will be a great paycheck.
We pay a base salary plus a very generous
percentage of whatever you sell. You will not
be disappointed. We don't care if you're just
graduating from college or have decades
of experience. We're looking for somebody
who can dazzle us and our clients. Please
write us a great cover letter and tell us why
we should consider you. If we like what we
see, we'll contact you and answer your ques-
tions. Send your cover letter, resume and any
other supporting material to: Ad Rep Position
P 0 Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604 4-
23-58-14

400+ Counselor/Instructor Jobs!
3 Coed Summer Camps in PA.
Travel Paid. Top Salary.
Cool Nights & Warm Days!
1-800-488-4321, www.lohikan.com 4-23-
08-57-14

**DANCERS NEEDED**
For adult entertainment company. Make
$1000+/wk. Flex schedule. 378-3312 4-23-
55-14

Scientific Software
Hypercube, Inc. (www.hyper.com)
has a variety of part-time jobs.
From admin to programming (C++).
Enter the software industry. Knowledge
of chemistry or biology useful.
Resumes to employment@hyper.com.
2-19-08-14-14

FUN and ENERGETIC people wanted for
residential summer camp counselor posi-
tions. 45 min. from Gainesville. Contact
Campcrystal.com or 352-475-1414. 2-26-
15-14


VETERINARY TECHNICIAN/ASSISTANT.
Full-time, some weekends, holidays.
Experience preferred. Apply in person
at Jonesville Animal Hospital, 14145 W.
Newberry Rd, Newberry. 2-22-08-10-14

GRADUATING PRE-MEDS
Clinical Assistant for full time patient care.
Will train. Email MCAT & resume to: Dr. Levy
afn22025@cox.net 4-23-47-14

EXPERIENCED SWIM LESSON
INSTRUCTORS NEEDED.
Available 5-7pm at UF. Call Jill at 335-0518
2-25-08-10-14

Experienced English Tutor Needed to help
a 9th grader with reading, writing and SAT
grammer. Please call 352-332-5901 or email
to lbai1224@gmail.com 2-21-08-7-14

Exactech, Inc
A Great Day in Your Career!

Programmer needed to support Information
Services at medical device company.
Responsibilities include analyzing, coding,
testing, and debugging of new and existing
code; participating in validation practices;
and creating and customizing new and ex-
isting applications. Candidates must have a
bachelor's degree and 1-3 years experience.
For more information on this job and other
opportunities at Exactech, Inc please visit
www.exac.com. Please submit cover letter,
resume, and salary history to
human.resources@exac.com 2-19-08-5-14

P/T positions open at local auto auction
Drivers, and Lot personnel
Required clean driving record, DFW
352-373-7535 2-19-5-14

BIG LOU'S PIZZERIA
Now hiring pizza makers, cooks, servers
and delivery drivers. Earn top pay. Serious
workers only. 5 SE 2nd Ave Downtown 3-
4-15-14

WOMEN EMPOWERING WOMEN

Have Fun, Make Money.
Take a free tour at www.empwomen.com
2-19-08-5-14

DENTAL ASSISTANT
for NEW NW Office
Some Exp preferred PT 3days
Excellent Pay Call 352-219-6610 2-20-5-14

The Bagel Bakery
Looking for lineworkers. Pay $7/hr. Come
by to fill out application 4113 NW 16th Blvd.
Phone 384-9110 2-27-08-10-14

Homework Coach/Tutor
needed for bright 7th grader with ADD.
Previous experience preferred. Call 332-
5886 2-19-08-3-14

House Cleaning Job
All around Cleaning & Laundry
F/T - M-F 10am-5pm $6.75 hr
Call 256-3323 for more info and interview.
2-29-08-10-14

NANNY Needed-PART-TIME in home care
of a 3 month old,2-3 days/week:8a-5p.
Perfect student job. Experience preferred.
References Required. Contact Nicole @
352-331-6133. 2-22-5-14

EXPERIENCED HAIR STYLISTS
Must know color & foils, be honest & reliable.
Jaime 352-371-3766 2-22-5-14

Comfort Inn West Hotel and Suites
SW 40th Blvd- Immediate Openings for
FT & PT Front Desk-7a-3p & 3-11 p
PT Breakfast Attendant Mon & Tues,
No Experience Necessary - Apply in Person
2-22-08-5-14

PM NANNY NEEDED ASAP!
M-F 3pm till ?, thru Aug at least $$$
guys w/teen/pre-teen exp welcome;
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume, pix,
schedule to gnv@nanoneone.com 2-29-
08-10-14

AM NANNY NEEDED ASAP !
for 7 mon. old, M-F am to 2pm,
thru Aug. min. Noah's Ark Nanny
e-mail resume, pix schedule to
gnv@nanoneone.com 2-29-08-10-14


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T/TH all day NANNY asap
must be available thru summer
Noah's Ark Nanny e-mail resume,
pix, sched. gnv@nanoneone.com 2-29-08-
10-14

Director of College Marketing-Ask other
students to evaluate our proven business
plan that is generating huge incomes. No
Selling. Call John at 1-800-892-3176 to see
if you qualify. Recorded Message.$1000/wk.
2-29-08-9-14

Bookkeeper -- A Student Housing Comm.
near Univ of FL. Duties include A/R, A/P data
entry & gen ofc admin. Prev exp with MRI or
other property mgt software a plus. Comp
salary/benefits. Qualified applicants must
pass a background/drug test. EOE. Apply
online: www.studenthousing.com/company/
employment.asp 2-25-08-5-14

Can you guess her age?
Participants needed for a study of age per-
ception in voices. $10 for one hour. Email:
debourgeois6@gmail.com 2-25-08-5-14

Fun summer jobs! Earn Great Pay!
City of Gainesville Parks/Rec Dept.
is now hiring for seasonal recreation
and aquatics positions! Apply Online
today at www.dityofgainesville.jobs
AA/EO/DFWNets Pref Employer.
7-10-08-58-14

Web Technologist needed to support ongo-
ing maintenance of Internet and intranet
sites, and specifically web site applications.
Responsibilities include design web pages;
advise on the usage of Cascading Style
sheets, Dynamic HTML, and other key con-
cepts; design, develop, and implement web
site software; troubleshoot problems or mal-
functions; & manage web content. Seeking
degree candidate with 2-4 years experience
in IS Technology and Internet experience;
and WebSpeed & Progress Skills. Please
submit cover letter and resume to human.
resources@exac.com. To learn more about
Exactech, Inc and this opportunity please
visit www.exac.com 2-22-08-4-14

SANDY'S SAVVY CHIC RESALE
BOUTIQUE NOW HIRING. Great working
environment. PT/FT positions available. $7-
$7.50/hr + incentives. 352-372-1226 - 2906
NW 13th St. 3-3-08-10-14


em- Services

IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
www.carrsmith.com 4-23-72-15

HYPNOTIST - Stop smoking. Improve mem-
ory & concentration. Elminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Learn self hypnosis. Low
Student Rates. Leonard UmansAAPH, NGH
certified 379-1079 4-23-72-15

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 4-23-72-15

Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services can get you certi-
fied under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos.
Day/eve/wkend. Class sizes limited. 338-
1193 for details. expresstrainingservices.com
4-23-07-72-15

PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
339-2199
4-23-72-15

TLC HORSEBOARD
All facilities & amenities, quality instruc-
tion; 15 minutes from UF. Jan at 376-7762.
Greathouse Equestrian Ctr. 8-13-72-15

** GATOR MOVING & STORAGE **
Ask about the student special!
10 Free Boxes ($35 value!).
FL Reg MI 19 One item or a houseful!
Call Now! 352-374-4791, 800-797-6766
4-23-08-72-15


In Services



INJURED?
Law Office of Robert Dixon
Call 352-870-0917
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Gators' shot at tourney berth uncertain

By DANNY KLEIN
Alligator Staff Writer
dklein@alligator.org

Living up to a legacy isn't always easy.
When this year's Gators squad arrived in
Gainesville and walked through the doors of UF's
practice facility, the past weighed heavily on the
group-
The renovated building was built by the accom-
plishments of the past decade, which include nine
straight NCAA Tournament appearances, three Final .
Fours and, of course, two national championships.
These marks in history make a burden this year's
group must carry - a burden that might have be-
come too heavy to handle.
"Certainly we're playing for a lot every
single time we're stepping on the floor."
Billy Donovan
UF men's basketball coach


"Certainly we're playing for a lot every single time
we're stepping on the floor," UF coach Billy Donovan
said, "but I made the comment - we're starting over.
We lost more than anybody in the United States of
America last year."
Hypothetically speaking, if the vaunted Selection
Sunday were tomorrow, would these Gators (19-7,
6-5 Southeastern Conference) become one of the 65
teams bidding for a title?
It's hard to say. Bad losses to LSU and Florida
State and lopsided defeats against Arkansas and
Tennessee place UF squarely on the bubble.
These players - as young as they are - fully
understand what's at stake and how close they are to
placing their names on the wrong side of fame.
'it would be real bad," guard Nick Calathes said.
"We don't want to let that happen. We don't want to
be the team that misses that. Since we're definitely
not in yet, we just got to play every game like it's our
last. We all realize that we have to start winning some
games or we're going to be in trouble."
As the Gators head down the stretch, this week's
SEE HOOPS, PAGE 15


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UF coach Billy Donovan shouts instructions to the defense during
Gators' 81-70 overtime win against Kentucky on Jan. 19.


UF MEN'S GOLF

Weak round followed by season's worst


STAFF REPORT

On Sunday night, after his team scrapped
to an eight-over first round and a tie for
sixth at the John Hayt Invitational, UF coach
Buddy Alexander was keeping the faith.
"We didn't have a particularly good day,
but we didn't play our way out of the golf
tournament," he said then. "We're still in
it."
Monday night, after UF played its worst
round of the season by far, a collective 17-
over performance that featured just eight
birdies and a total of eight double bogeys or
worse, his tone was more subdued.
"We couldn't have played a whole lot


worse," he admitted. "We had mistakes and
poor execution."
Manuel Villegas led the Gators, matching
his first-round effort with
another two-over 74 that
could have been much
better if not for a triple
bogey on what Alexander
described as an "easy par
3," the 15th hole, where
UF sent three balls into a
vlegas water hazard.
Villegas Still, Villegas drew
praise that was hard to come by on Monday.
"He played pretty well, actually,"
Alexander said. "(The triple bogey) was


too bad because other than that he played
solidly. He's played the most solid golf of
our guys."
Far less solid was the usually strong duo
of junior Billy Horschel and sophomore
Tyson Alexander. Horschel fired his second
straight five-over 77, and Alexander, improv-
ing on an abysmal first-round 83, still made
three double bogeys in his seven-over 79.
Horschel, a two-time All-American, came
into the tournament leading UF and the
Southeastern Conference in scoring average
with a sparkling 69.77 mark, and Alexander,
the coach's son, was the team's "hottest

SEE GOLF, PAGE 15


Defenses


focus on


Dotson

By PHIL KEGLER
Alligator Staff Writer
pkegler@alligator.org

The Southeastern Conference
has started to focus on UF forward
Marshae Dotson.
Dotson may have wished to stay
under the radar, but that's hard to
do when you're ranked sixth in
the conference for points and re-
bounds.
Now the junior sees double- and
triple-teams each game, and it has
taken its toll on her stats.
After exploding against LSU's
premier frontcourt for 20 points


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and 14 rebounds,
Dotson has seen
a dip in produc-
tion. She has not
scored more than
11 points in the


four contests since
and has not hit double-digits in re-
bounds, either.
It's not like Dotson is taking
shots and missing them - she has
made 14 of 26 shots, good for 53.8
percent. Twenty-six shots in four
games is not as many as the Gators
(16-10, 5-6 SEC) would like, but it
has been a struggle to get the ball
inside against opponents' sagging
zone defenses.
"It's a situation where, if our
guards aren't hitting 3s, they can
just pack it in on us," assistant coach
Susie Gardner said. "Fortunately,
our shooters were hitting yester-
day. It's just like Sylvia Fowles,
Tasha Humphrey - the great posts
in this conference are going to be
double-teamed or even denied the
ball, so that's when the other play-
ers need to step up. So that's what's
happening. Marshae just has to be
patient and realize that she is the
target we want."

TOURNEY WATCH: Another split
SEE WHOOPS, PAGE 15


ENBA:
Orlando vs. Detroit
SUN, 7:30 p.m.
EMen's basketball:
Georgia vs. Kentucky
ESPN, 9 p.m.


Men's basketball:
(12) Georgetown
Providence

Syracuse
(18) Louisville


* UF's Stacey Nelson earned Southeast-
ern Conference Softball Pitcher of the
Week honors on Monday. She was 3-0 in
four appearances with an ERA of 0 and
threw three complete-game shutouts.


* LSU quarterback Ryan Perrilloux,
who was expected to be the starter for
the Tigers next season, has been sus-
pended from the team indefinitely for
violating team rules, head coach Les
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week left the Gators' RPI declining from 43 last
week, according to CollegeRPI.com, to 38 after
Sunday's win against Arkansas, although UF
dropped to seventh in the conference standings.
CollegeRPI.com founder Jerry Palm, who re-
leases his bracket Sunday morning before that
day's games, moved UF into his "last four out"
category.
Sunday's home contest against South Carolina
(13-12, 2-8 SEC, RPI 89) will be another must-win
game for the Gators as they fight for a .500 record
in conference play.

INJURY UPDATE: After sitting out the Feb. 10
game at Mississippi State with a sprained left
shoulder, sophomore point guard Lonnika
Thompson played sparingly in UF's last two
games at Georgia and home against Arkansas.
Thompson, who had started 13 straight contests
prior to the injury, did not start either game and
played only two and seven minutes against
the Bulldogs and Razorbacks, respectively. The
missed practices have hurt Thompson the most.
"With only two days to prepare for opponents,
you have to have your full squad out there to see
what our rotations are going to be, what we're
going to do offensively or defensively," Gardner
said. "It's different if it would've been Depree or
Sha, because we know what they're like."
With no game Thursday, Gardner expects
to have Thompson back in the normal rota-
tion Sunday against South Carolina. She likely
would not start, however, as Gardner cited
junior guard Sha Brooks' excellent play at the
point in Thompson's absence.


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Lonnika Thompson, shown here during the Gators' win against
FAMU on Jan. 2, has played infrequently since returning from injury.


Urgency permeates

end of UF's season

HOOPS, from page 14
games against South Carolina and Georgia be-
come must-wins. If UF drops either, a treach-
erous backed to the Gators' schedule will be
played in desperation.
The Gators finish with home games against
Mississippi State and No. 2 Tennessee and a
trip to Lexington to face Kentucky.
Forward Chandler Parsons said the team
is doing its best to remain focused and not
get lost in any tournament hype. UF plays
South Carolina on Wednesday and Parsons
said the Gators are trying to take it one game
at a time.
"We're not looking at it
like we're not going to make
(the NCAA Tournament),"
Parsons said. "If we take
care of business, then we'll
be there."
Donovan stressed the
same issue and said he
has enough to worry about
Donovan without the distraction. UF
is currently free falling through the SEC and
has lost four of its last five games.
Righting the ship is no easy task, and
Donovan is aware that time is running out.
"I do think young people can learn
through winning, but you can't learn all there
is to learn about life, the game of basketball,
without failures," Donovan said. "There is
a product of learning through our mistakes.
You're going to make mistakes, and some-
times those mistakes can be some of your
biggest triumphs."
Donovan has spoken about his team's
need to be "hardened" and scarred by defeat
in the past. He used LSU, who has dealt with
its head coach being fired and a poor record,
as an example of where he thinks UF needs
to be.
Whether or not the recent struggles will
bring this team to its fullest potential remains
to be seen. What is clear, however, is what
needs to be done.
"If we win enough basketball games, we're
.going to get in, and if we don't win enough
games, we're not going to get in," Donovan
said. "It's pretty cut and dry."


GOLF, from page 14


player, having taken a career-best third
place at the SunTrust Gator Invitational
just days ago.
Now, with UF in 10th place and 18
shots behind leader Alabama, those ac-
colades mean little.
"We have to work hard and get bet-
ter," Alexander said. "We need better


play from Billy and Tyson in particular."
Tyler Brown, a senior from
Jacksonville who plays
the Sawgrass Country
Club course more than
any other UF player,
had his ups and downs
Golf over a five-hole stretch
including two birdies,
two bogeys and a double bogey en route
to a three-over 75.
Bank Vongvanij, UF's lone freshman,


failed to notch one red number in his
seven-over 79. -e-,
Junior Will Strickler was the only UF
player to be under par for any part of
Monday's second round, as four birdies
helped him to an even par 72 and a tie for
third at one under.
But Strickler's success doesn't count
toward UF's team totals because he
is competing as an individual - just
another unfortunate circumstance i5 a
tournament already full of them.


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VOLUME 101 ISSUE 102 the independent florida Not officially associated with the Univeisiy of Flondh Pudshed by Campus Communications, Inc of Gai nesvill Florida We Inform. You Decide. Recycle TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19,2008 Pageant crowns Miss UF By ILEANA MORALES Alligator Writer imairales@allbgatororg A crowd that packed the ground floor of the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Monday night screamed loud enough to overpower Tom Petty's "American Girl" playing in the background. But it wasn't a concert that attracted them -it was 22 smiling young women competing for two pageant crowns. Brooke Helvie was crowned Miss UF, and Sarah Weisbruch was named Miss Florida Gator 2008. "I just want to make better relations between UF and Gainesville and the pageant." Brooke Helvie Miss UF Both will receive $750, gift certificates and the chance to compete as Miss Florida before the Miss USA pageant. "I just want to make better relations between UF and Gainesville and the pageant," Helvie said while trying to keep her crown from falling off her head. Helvie was also a contestant on American Idol this season. This year's pageant, called Queen of Champions, was sponsored by Florida Blue Key, UF's oldest private leadership honorary. Florida Blue Key will also sponsor the winners if they compete in the Miss Florida competition in Jul. Before the swimwear, talent and evening wear portions of the pageant, the contestants SEE PAGEANT, PAGE 5 Poe, Mott to compete in runoff today 0 BOTH CANDIDATES EXPECT LOWER TURNOUT. A City Commission election that began three weeks ago ends today, as residents of Gainesville's District 2 return to the polls for a runoff vote. Candidates Bonnie Mott and Lauren Poe said they have campaigned vigorously for this, their second electoral competition in less than a month, and hope supporters tuni out to today's 10 open precincts. On Jan. 29, the day of the initial election, Mott, a local real estate company owner, netted the most supporters with about 42 percent of the total votes. However, city candidates must pull in a majority, or more than 50 percent of the vote, to take the Elections election. That meant Poe, a SFCC professor who won the second-most votes in the race with about 35 percent, would join Mott back on the ballot for the run-off. The third candidate, Bryan Harman, won about 23 percent of the votes and is not on the ballot. Although the runoff may seem like a rehash, it could hold some surprises. Both candidates said they expect a lower turnout, though neither could guess whether that would prove beneficial. Also, both candidates have also received possibly influential endorsements in the past few weeks -Mott from members of law enforcement, and Poe from his former competitor Harman. -DREW HARWELL City might freeze extra expense fund By KATIE GALLAGHER Alligator Writer kgaIlagher@alligator.org Facing hefty budget cuts, Gainesville officials may decide to put a freeze on funds given to city departments and nonprofit organizations for unforeseen expenses. Groups would no longer be able to request money from a city contingency fund set aside for expenses not in the city budget. The fund holds about $115,000 per year. City Manager Russ Blackburn said he didn't know when the freeze might take effect, but that it would not be the first time. Programs that receive Blackburn 0 funding often bring cultural or economic value to the city, Blackburn said. Often, the funds are paid back into the budget when groups use them to hire city police or paramedics to man events, he said. Contingency funds in the past year have gone to causes including a conference on university-city relations, a city work program for the homeless that lost its grant funding and a $10 subsidy of summer camp fees for city residents. Organizations that want to apply for for funds fill out a form explaining how much money they are requesting and what public purpose the cause serves. The funds are doled out in packages of no more than $10,000, Blackburn said. If more funds are required, the organization needs to request city budget funds in advance. Commissioners then vote to grant full or partial funding. "They can also decide it's a worthy thing but not something to spend city funds on," Blackburn said. Blackburn estimated the city uses about $50,000 of its contingency fund each year. SEE FUNDS, PAGE 5 Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers Harrison Diamond / Alligator Staff Miss UF Pageant contestant Kristin Giannas dances during the talent portion of the competition in the Phillips Center Monday night. A man armed with a gun was arrested for trying to take his car from a tow lot. See story, Page 4. N Billy Donovan and the UF men's basketball team are in danger of missing the NCAA Tournament for thefirst time in 10 years after UF lost four of its last five games. See story, Page 14. FORECAST OPINIONS CLASSIFIEDS CROSSWORD SPORTS 2 6 8 11 14 Sunny 68/39 visit www.alligator.org

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2, ALLIGATOR M TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2008 News Today Engineering and Science Fair Reitz Union Grand Ballroom, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., today The College of Engineering will host its annual exposition targeted toward educating elementary school students about engineering. More than 30 exhibits will be showcased, and the event will be open to the public. IBM Speaker Stuzin -Hall Room 200, 6 p.m., tonight UF's International Business Society will host a discussion featuring Mike Hill, IBM's general manager of the telecomnunications industry. Entourage Marathon Orange & Brew, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., tonight The Reitz Union Board will be showing episodes of the HBO comedy Entourage, and there will be trivia with prizes. Like What You See? If you have an event you would like to see posted here, please e-mail it to dcu~lclasure @alligator.org and put "What's Happening" in the subject line. TODAY SUNNY 68/39 WEDNESDAY SUNNY 73/50 THURSDAY THUNDER STORMS 73/57 FRIDAY THUNDER STORMS 82/58 SATURDAY THUNDER STORMS 78/58 Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers The Alligator strives to be accurate aid clear in its news reports and editorials. If you find an error, please call our newsroon at (352) 376-4458 or send on e-mail to edlitor@aligator.org. Independence Day Kosovo officially seperated from Serbia on Sunday. Do you think an independednt Kosovo will destabilize the region? 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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 3 ULC AFY Fluctuating weather brings increase in local fires By JESSICA PONN Alligator Writer iponn@alligator.org During this time of year, when the weather frequently fluctuates, local rescue workers find themselves responding to more fires than usual. In the last week alone, fires have broken out at the Target on Archer Road, the Thomas Hall dormitory on the UF campus and the Bivens Cove Apartments on 13th Street, among other places. Deputy Fire Chief Tim Hayes, of Gainesville Fire Rescue, said January and February are the department's "busy months," primarily because the weather changes so often. Krista Gonzalez, risk reduction specialist at GFR, said there are a few important fire safety tips to keep in mind during the winter months. Dust and other flammable particles on a heating unit can cause a fire, Gonzalez said. This is especially true if it's used infrequently. Other flammable objects could include "We say if you go out, blow out." Krista Gonzalez GFR risk reduction specialist dry leaves, pine needles and critters clogged inside chimneys. They have a tendency to ignite, Gonzalez said. She added that while many Gainesville houses are equipped with fireplaces, some people build homemade ones, which can be dangerous. "We want to remind citizens that whenever they do any alterations to their house, that they make sure that it is done by a professional," Gonzalez said. Also, due to the cold, more people are smoking cigarettes and lighting candles indoors. When they are not extinguished, the smoldering ashes and flickering flames become fire hazards. Thursday night's Bivens Cove fire began after candles were left burning in the bedroom of an apartment, according to the GFR investigation report. "We say if you go out, blow out," Gonzalez said. UF student group launched to give partiers rides home E GATOR RIDE WILL RELY ON BUSINESS SPONSORS. By MARY BRADBERRY Alligator Contributing Writer A new UF student organization aims to ensure that partying students will have better access to a designated driver. Gator Ride, a student-run drunken driving prevention program, will give students free rides home on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, said Lindsay V / Keller, who started the organization. "1 thought it was interesting that when I started doing this project, there wasn't any other student-run drunk driving prevention program," Keller said. Unlike the Student Nighttime Auxiliary Patrol, another UF driving service, Gator Ride plans to drive people both on and off -campus. Keller, a health science junior, said that while SNAP is funded by students' tuition, Gator Ride A true story about love, deception, friendship a a and one woman-s quest to save a life. U\ O by Janice ErlbaL author of Girlbon R BOOKS # TRADE PAPERBACK im, b will be rnm entirely by students and sponsored by local businesses. The Center for Student Involvement approved Gator Ride last month, [Letaid and the organization News hopes to begin operating toward the end of the semester. Keller said organizers first want to have a test run, then take time over the summer to fix any issues before the fall semester. Gator Ride will only drop students off at their homes, she said. "We don't want to encourage more drinking by dropping off people from party to party," she said. Organizers plan to use vehicles from a local rental company, and won't use any vehicles provided by UF. The organization will also purchase several types of insurance and liability waivers to ensure safety and provide adequate risk management procedures, Keller said. cnd ive ,7Vtsic: 041c Se Tobinp (4 -close) anOf votpe &t. e. w .cat 4-7 21 .00 o pifcke's and grasses of winoe linac s of winoe Live 3a ZZ 1643 I'W L51 ave 376-2233 The University of Florida's Office of the Provost Presents Traditional and Non-Traditional WorkLife Challenges: A Conversation About Career Flexibility Tuesday, February 19, 2008 J. Wayne Reitz Union Featuring Dr. Bob Drago, author of Striking a Balance: Work, Life, Family, Claire Andreasen, former member of Iowa State University's faculty advancement and diversity committee, and Ellen Galinsky, President and Co-Founder of Families and Work Institute. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit www. aa. u. edulaalfacdevi Or call 392-4835. Sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Faculty Career Flexibility. Although Gator Ride will need many sponsors to successfully run in Gainesville, members believe that the program can be highly successful. Racheal Cobb, UF student and director of public relations for Gator Ride, wants the program to be beneficial to both UF and the Gainesville community. "It was very apparent that we needed this service," Cobb said. "Even if we prevent only one person from an accident by using Gator Ride, I think it's worth it." 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4, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2008 Man arrested for tow-lot robbery Police arrested a man early Monday morning on charges of attempted robbery with a firearm after he was caught trying to take his car from a towing compound without paying the fee he owed. Anthony L. King, 21, of Miami, jumped a fence at Superior Towing, located at 1308 S Main St., according to a Gainesville Police Department arrest report. He found his car, grabbed a gun from his trunk and placed it next to a loaded magazine on his front passenger seat, according to the report. King later told police he had planned'to drive his car out of the lot when a truck driver, Otis Vaughn, entered the gate. King said he had retrieved the gun in case he needed it to scare anyone who tried to stop him, but he did not intend to use it. When Vaughn Local saw King, he News called the police, who arrived quickly and arrested King at 4:30 a.m. King said he was trying to avoid paying the $106.88 fee he owed Superior Towing. He was charged with a firstdegree felony and his bond was set at $50,000. -JESSICA PONN Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers alliar Read all about it. Online. www.alligator.org P 0oMeote yo fLn and fitnes:E oP. services to more than I A11'gatoe ireadcePs! C cw&cv 5'jiuiis Siuc _' WYoi'
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2008 E ALLIGATOR, 5 Contestants discuss social issues PAGEANT, from page 1 appeared on stage in black dresses and orange or blue feather boas. Each contestant was sponsored by a UF student organization, most of which were sororities. The emcees -Andrew Comiter, FBK president, and Anne Ilnanuel, WCJB TV-20 anchorwoman -asked the contestants to explain social issues they supported. Popular subjects included improving education for underprivileged children and offering therapy to the ill through the arts. During the fitness-and-lifestyle portion of the pageant, conlestants walked across the stage in brightly colored swimsuits and high heels, which was 15 percent of the score. Most of the women said their hobbies included traveling, volunteering and outdoor activities Some unique hobbies included yodeling and dancing 0irough sorority house halls. They proved it in the talent portion, ditching strappy heels to dance, sing or twirl batons to country or jazz songs. For the final segment of the show, each contestant walked across the stage in floor-length evening gowns as judges scored On them on how they presented themselves -not on the kind of dresses they wore, WCJB's tmanuel said. Amanda H-tall, Miss Florida Gator 2006 said during her reign she signed autographs at alumni and football events and entertained children in the community. "It's just like seeing Cinderella for them," Hall said. "Especially the kids. You just have to wear the crown and smile and they're kind of mesmerized." Local groups rely on extra city funds FUNDS, from page 1 The money may not seem like much compared to the $3.1 million budget cut spurred by the new state property tax amendment,. but it's something, Blackburn said. "It certainly doesn't bridge that whole gap," he said. Meanwhile, the commission is hearing requests for funds as usual. At their last meeting on Feb. 11, commissioners voted to allocate $3,000 in contingency funds to the Gainesville Commission on the Status of Women to fund scholarships for its annual Sexual Battery Committee conference. The UF Black Student Union requested $8,000 for its Blackout Weekend, which raises awareness of minority issues. The Rev. Karl Anderson, founder of People Against Violence Enterprises Inc., said he has received funding for the annual Stop the Violence Rally for most of the rally's eight years. In 2007 the rally received $5,558 to put Lip banners, buy backpacks and hire the Gainesville Police Department for security. "It's not just the money, but it's the actual involvement as well that's important." Rev. Karl Anderson founder of People Against Violence Enterprises Inc. Without the city funds, Anderson said he would look to local businesses for donations to fund the $20,000 event. But Anderson said even if he did not receive funds, he would ask for city support. "It's not just the money, but it's the actual involvement as well that's important," he said. LSAT GRE GMAT MCAT DAT O-T PCA.T TOEFL [low would you score or. test day?' Tike a free Practice Test ano find au l! Saturday, February 23 On Campus in the Communicore Building Give us a call or check our web site for test times Soacf i rn, vi 1-800-KAP-TEST 1i kaptest.com/pracitice Kiapkan. The w V In myt piop V)0 4, 22P0_ ANI) "2"'IL BELLA --openstonightat7&9 Sat 4:30, 7 & 9/Sun 2:30, 5 & 7 THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY, Sat 12pm discussion aftei Sun 12pf Jeremiah Stanley/Alligator Commemorative Construction Greg Brunink, a Florida Green Keepers Inc. worker, replaces a commemorative brick outside UF's Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Monday afternoon. Donations for bricks start at $100 and reach up to $1,000. 'Pe It .u riolet -C:2. t" -i rote nt bett-r rea-or t

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6, ALLIGATOR I TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2008 Miss-represented UF pageant a step backward for women omen at UF competed for the time-honored tradition of being crowned Miss UF on Monday night. The pageant offered the winner a $1,000 scholarship, gift cards for local businesses and roses. A free membership to a fitness center was an added perk. But continuing the objectification of women on college campuses everywhere? That came with the crowning -and it was completely free. Female students already have to continuously prove themselves against their male counterparts in classrooms across the UF campus -who hasn't heard the condescending insult of getting an "Mrs. degree?" Or the half-joking claim of what a female student really needs to do to get that A? But to have to sit back and watch as a respected institute for higher education lends its name to a beauty pageant is an antiquated tradition that should have been phased out years ago. In this Girls Gone Wild campus culture in which college women can almost expect to be judged by their looks on a regular basis, we have to wonder why the university is still associated with such a sexist, obsolete event. Sure, critics will argue that the women who compete to become Miss UF are judged mostly on their intellect and poise. Others will say that the women compete to further their education with the winning of scholarship funds. If that is truly the case, then why do the swinwear and evening wear segments make up 20 percent of the contestant's score? Why not just completely eliminate them? The answer is because the very nature of a pageant means that the contestants must parade themselves in front of a panel of judges who are focusing on their looks, not their intelligence. Apparently, they would not be able to judge whether a woman deserves that scholarship if they don't see her shimmy around in a bikini first. Also, women line up to compete for the chance to be known as Miss UF not merely for the prize, but also for the prestige and the privilege that comes with winning a beauty contest. The appraisal of a young women's appearance could never be completely removed from a pageant like Miss UF, and that is why it should no longer exist. It should be made clear that the problem we have is not with the actual idea of pageantry. Many women enjoy participating in such events for altruistic reasons, like bringing attention to charities. There is nothing wrong with a woman using a talent or attribute to further her personal goals. What we do have a problem with is the fact that the University of Florida is lending its name.to a pageant at all. If female students want to participate in a pageant to win scholarship money, then nothing is stopping them from doing so -in local pageants outside the university realm. The proponents of the Miss UF pageant will also argue that the tradition of the contest is honorable in and of itself and should be preserved for the sake of tradition. But, the idea that just because something is a university tradition does not necessarily mean that it should continue year after year without a second thought at its implications. Because when it really comes down to it, we aren't all the boys from Old Florida anymore. allig ideaet nri" Chad Smith EDITOR Devin Culclasure MANAGING EDITOR Panagiota Papakos OPINIONS EDITOR Leigh Shapiro EDITORIAL BOARD Te Allgator enCOUrages commnents rom readers. Letters to the ccltnr should not exceed 150 ,ists5,Igaaio~og. sin them in i1i5 W Univerls Ave., or"en thili ao a0. BTi 14257, iaaonsI ae rs F L326042257. CLs o? Cast 550 wrs8 hout ongaiiItopis ditsl cato s are .Isalsovectl Questions Call 376-44i5& D~ N MS GI m Americans need to ou know, I seriously doubt I have the self-control to save for my retirement. Can everyone's taxes be raised a tiny bit so the government can save my money for me? I've noticed many Americans would love to set some income aside for their kids' college education, but that's hard to remember when the new flat-screen TV comes out. If we raise taxes just a smidgeon, no one need stress about it. Is there anyone who doesn't want to help the homeless? Yet not only are Americans insanely busy, but few have the time or know-how to truly invest enough to help even one impoverished person. Only $25 per average citizen -we'll take more from the wealthy -and we can employ people full-time and improve welfare. This represents the origins of Social Security, federal college grants and the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program, and welfare. Politicians speak of Social Security reform like prophets warding off a fiery apocalypse. I cannot recall a single positive statement about the government in hundreds of conversations with homeless people. And do I even need to appraise higher education? I can't resist sharing a Facebook group I came across recently called, "Keep Your F---ing Hand Down in Lecture and Shut Up. No One Cares." This group has a hair under 200,000 members. The person whose profile I found it on is an elementary education major. When apathetic students are resorting to forced conversion, I think the situation is dire. Of course, these three concerns Americans once handled privately have become serious problems. Regardless of initial intentions, principles and history have proven that these programs were ill-advised from the start. ALLIGATOR www.alIigator.org/opinion .for an additional fee, they'llget you home BEFORE you make a fool of yourself. take responsibility ;, First, practically speaking, we 4 are wasting a lot of resources on -7 infrastructue that could go toward addressing the issues themselves. Isn't there an obvious problem Gerald Liles with paying the government moonletters@aIlligator.0rg ey to save your money? How do those helpful savers at the Social Security offices across the country get paid? By taking a good chunk of the money you're giving them to save, of course. The same diminishment harms the other two government solutions. Far more egregious to me is what these forfeitures of responsibility have done, and continue to do, to the average American's character. Simply put, we are lazy and selfish. The sentiment, "I must do something about this," has been all but entirely replaced by, "something must be done" or "the government should do something about that." More than 150 years ago, Frenchman Alexis de Tocqueville wrote that America's democratic government might "spare them all the care of thinking and all the trouble of living." He went on to say that while monarchy might tyrannize its citizens and defy their will, democracy has the potential to stupefy and soften their will. With us, that has become the case. Unlike monarchy, though, we do not need a political revolution. It is just a matter of living our own lives, reclaiming our responsibilities from our government -and when you're in class, raising your f---ing hand. Gerald Lilis is a history aid religion senior. His colunm appears ci Tuesdays. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator. Today's question: Should the United States have recognized Kosovo's independence? Monday's question: Could UF do more to protect students on campus? Vote or post a message at www.alligator.org 51% YES 49% NO 35 TOTAL VOTES

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Wasteful spending plagues SG Last Friday, Lacey Logsdon alleged that Mark McShera was being deceitful when he suggested there was wasteful spending in Student Government. As a former treasurer candidate with the Pants Party, and after careful examination of the budget, I was appalled at the wasteful spending. I suggest that Ms. Logsdon take a closer look at the budget before hurling inflammatory accusations. I would like to inform Ms. Logsdon that SG purchases new office furniture every year for the executive branch. No other organization that I know of -for profit or otherwise -does this. This is definitely wasteful spending. To find more problems, Ms. Logsdon should look no further than student organization budgets. Many of the organizations do not spend their money because SG refuses to allow them to spend money on things they need. The Model United Nations is only allowed to reimburse students 50 percent to compete in tournaments where they often win against schools such as Yale University and University of Virginia. Why can't we afford to send our team for free, but FSU fully funds its team? Why are we spending the money instead on new office furniture for three people? If Logsdon and the rest of the Gator Party cannot ask these questions, it is up to the students to ask the question, "Do we want an administration that is unable to admit there are problems in Student Government?" Elizabeth Stinson former Pants Party Student Body treasurer candidate E E u Guns on campus would deter violence When I heard UP's response to the NIU shooting, I had about the same response as the Editorial Board. A shooting can take less than a minute, so what will a text message system accomplish? By the time the administration is even notified to send out a text alert the shooting will probably be over. What about UPD? Shootings happen so quickly that unless a police officer is on the scene when the shooting starts, many people can be killed or hurt in the time it takes police to respond. So what can make our campus safer? Revoke UF's status as a "gun-free zone." Such legislation is naive anyway -the only people who listen to these regulations are law-abiding citizens. Many studies have demonstrated that allowing tHe general population to carry weapons decreases the amount of violent crime. Gun-free zones don't protect people. They just make targets. Allowing properly trained citizens to carry weapons is a strong deterrent against gun violence. For those of you who don't like the idea that the person sitting next to you in class might have a gun, just remen 500,000 concealed-carry pern Florida, you've probably walk with a gun dozens of tines in incident. Gun-free campuses make s I was surprised to read M -the writer was unwilling t "where students can carry with their laptops." I Suppose, then, by iffere son is unwilling to go to the Gainesville, the mall or Walplaces and many more, pe carry a firearm if they have a license. Since I highly doubt that th ers are hermits, it must be tha not informed about the place can, and do, carry firearms fo The irony of the editorial was critical of UF's response But if you had one person a concealed weapon, the resp be close to zero. The reality is campuses are actually "sitt uses. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2008 M ALLIGATOR, 7 ber: With nearly Clinton campaign tactics are deplorable its in the state of I am growing ever more disgusted with ed past a person Hillary Clinton's campaign. Sen. Clinton made your life without a clear promise to respect the Democratic National Convention rules that refused to seat Conor Mancone delegates from Florida and Michigan, but now 5LS her campaign wants to consider lifting the ban after the fact. students targets The Clinton campaign says this is to give nday's editorial our state a voice, but why weren't they fightleaym in a place ing for our voice when the decision was made? weapons along Her continuing trend of opposing unjust decisions after they have already been made ice that this peris unnerving. Meanwhile, Barack Obama's movie theaters in campaign says that they are waiting to secure Mart. In all these the nomination before they sit down with the ople can legally Republican nominee to discuss campaignconcealed-carry financing limits. This would be monumental in terns of recent presidential campaigns and e Alligator staffthe bitter partisanship we've grown accust the writer was tomed to. The Clinton campaign, which hasn't s where citizens committed to limits themselves, backs up the r self-defense. likely Republican nominee John McCain and s that the writer calls Sen. Obama a flip-flopper. ime. I once could understand the benefit of Sen. legally carrying Clinton's experience and the opportunity to onse time could break the glass ceiling in America, butnow she that "gun-free" is living up to the nasty things anyone has ever ing-duck" camsaid of Clinton politics. How can Democrats continue to support her candidacy? Jacob Pease Michael Belle 3BA 5LS An apartment hunt eonveniently on eamwpus for you. .plus FREE FOOD! Proudly Sponsored by your Otudent Government and 'I rt-vjIDLi05 M E L R 0 S E Sit tN TSUITt1 Thank students for their support during their years in Gainesville by advertising in The Alyator's special section, Graduation 2008. Friends and family of graduates will be coming to Gainesville this April. 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Classif eds TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2008 ALLIGATOR www.alligator.org/classifieds For Rent For Rent f Fr Rent yFor Rent For Rent. a l furnished ) | furnished ) furnished J -F -jarile nfrise *SICK OF SHARING A BATHROOM?* Get your own this fall! 2Br/2Ba flats, *3Br/3Ba townhms FREE Tanning, W/D, 24hr gym PC Lab, Gated, All Amenities, Pt Friendly Leasing for FALL*377-2777 4-23-72-1 GET HOOKED UPI Luxurious 3's and 4's. Giant 2/2.5 Townhomes. No Hassle Roommate Matching! Get it All!-Furniture, Utilities, & Internet! FREE Cable-HBO/Shtime, Tanning, Alarms 24 hr Fitness Center, W/D in Every Unit! 336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com Great Bus Route 2 Miles to UF 4-23-72-1 "Live in the Moment" Massive-Lavish 1,2&3 Beds Pool*Hot Tub*Tanning*PC Lab*W/D FREE Cable with HBO*Most Utilities FREE One Month Free/Immed. Move! 372-8100 4-23-72-1 1, 2, 3, 4BR Apts. www.ApartmentsinGainesville.com 4-23-72-1 Don't Be The Only One Out! The FINEST in student living 2/2 & 4/4's starting @ just $529 All inclusive, PC lab, Tan, Soccer field 3 Buses & RM Match! Going Fast! 352-271-3131 4-23-72-1 Roll Out of Bed & Into Class $469 -$499 Gets you all this! Fully Furnished, Free Ethernet, Free Cable w/HBO, FREE UTILITIES, W/D, Roommate match. 379-9300 4-23-72-1 Let's Face It Size Does Matter! Huge Floor plans Huge Parties Huge Savings Lexington Crossing.Don't Miss Out! 352-373-9009 4-23-72-1 Roommate wanted-Beautiful Mill Pond Condo 2/2 furnished. minutes from UF bus stop right in front to UF., no smoking! $600 month, 441 NW 48 Blvd, directly across from Gainesville Health and Fitness. If interested call Ashley at 305-323-9742. 1-20-7-1 Two block to UF. Furn room in 4BR condo. Rent includes all utilities, internet, cable TV, pool, laundry, TV & microwave. Very nice. $395 378-4626 2-29-08-45-1 2BLKS to UF-$360/Mo 4Br-$360/Rm Museum Rd-cable, internet, water incl! Move in now or fall. 281-3551. 4-23-72-1 Windsor Park. 2BR/2BA Furnished. New washer/dryer. Clubhouse, fitness & computer center. Cable-Internet included. $600/ea. 1BR ready for occupancy. Call for pets. (305)788-5681 or Windsor515@gmail.com 3-4-08-30-1 La mancha 914 SW 8th Ave 2 blocks two UF, cable tv,utilities,wifi internet all incl. Laundry,security,& pool also. Rooms rent as low as $385 mo. 352-284-7304 220-08-10-1 Windsor Park. 3BR/3BA Furnished. New Kitchen App. Clubhouse, fitness & computer center. ElectricCable-Internet included. $550/ea. 1BR ready for occupancy. (239)229-3609 or lynnintdesign@aol.com 2-27-08-15-1 Female roommate, own bed/bath, furnished, new appl, w/d. Windsor Park, close to UF on bus stop, pool, hot tub, tennis, gym, $495, 1/3 utilities; avail now. Katie 407-361-1154 2-20-30-1 3bdrm/3b nicely furnished townhouse, Rockwood Villas $425+elec/rm/mo, w/d, cable, internet. On bus routeNon-smoker, no pets. Call Caroline (321)544-4250 229-10-1 For Rent unfurnished QUIET, CLEAN, LOTS of GREEN SPACE. Rustic 1BR apt. $375/mo. *1BR cottage $435/mo. Call 378-9220 or mobile 213-3901. 4-23-72-2 2 BLOCKS TO UFt WOOD FLOORS! 1 and 2 bedrooms for Fall 2008 As low as $535/person We love pets! Open late! 371-7777 4-23-72-2 *LYONS SPECIAL* $199 1st month's rent 377-8797 4-23-08-72-2 MOVE IN TODAY OR AUGUST! 1 BR Available Now! 1's, 2's, 3's For Fall! HUGE Floorplans! Great Rates! Bike to UF 335-7275 4-23-08-72-2 DOWNTOWN-THE PLACE TO BE Why only come Thursday & Saturday Nights Now Leasing for 2/2 & 3/3 Townhouses Luxury Living For Only $515 per person Pool*Washers & Dryers*Pet Friendly Sign now! Brand NewApts! 338-0002 4-23-72-2 Apartments off SW 20th Ave. Close to shopping, bus line and a few miles from UF. Price range $435 to $550. Includes water, sewer, garbage and pest control. Sorry no pets allowed. Call 335-7066 Mon-Fri. 423-08-72-2 WELCOME HOME! LEASING FOR FALL! 1BR $560 2BR $619 Pets Loved Walk/Bike to UF Quiet Peaceful *372-7555 4-23-08-72-2 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 lv riessage 4-23-08-72-2 Home Sweet Home Huge 3 BR open NOW! Alarm, patio, D/W, tennis, pool! Call today! 352-376-4002 4-23-72-2 Deluxe, large one or two bedroom, 60 second walk to UF. Wood firs, washer dryer included, fireplace, patio deck. Can furnish. Short term available: Private Owner. $595-up. 352-5382181. Lv msg 4-23-08-72-2 *SLEEP IN* *GET TO CLASS ON TIME* Close to UF!!! Luxury 1/1, 2/2 flats & 3/3 TH FREE cable HBO/Show & Tanning Gated *Alarms Pet Friendly Oxford Manor, 377-2777 4-23-72-2 ** ELLIE'S HOUSES ** Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-6-71-2 APTS ACROSS FROM UF Available FALL 2008 Rooms, Studios and 1/1s From only $589 per month! 371-0769 Collegeparkuf.com 4-23-72-2 A SWEET DEAL on our Luxury 1/1, 2/2 & 3/3 townhomes FREE cable w/HBO & Showtime All Amenities plus FREE Tanning Gated*AlarmPet Friendly 335-4455 www thelaurelsuf.Com 4-23-08-72-2 Right where YOU Want to BE! HUGE 1, 2, & 3 BRS! Pet Friendly*FREE Parking @ UF Pool*Gym*Clubhouse 373-1111 www.spanishtrace.org 4-23-72-2 Up your Game! Live large! Stunning 2/2 & 3/3 twn hms Garages avail. Prvt Dog Park, Tanning bed, Bus stop, Sauna 352-377-2801 4-23-72-2 BIVENS COVE -Leasing for Fall & NOW! 1 BR-$729, 2BR-$453/person, 3BR-$385/person, 4BR-$395/person FREE TANNING! TWO POOLS! W/D in select units. 376-2507 4-23-08-72-2 Knock Knock, Whose there? 1,23 Beds From $367/bed One Month Free -Move Now Cable*Full W/D*Tanning*Pool We love pets! Call Now: 372-8100 4-23-72-2 The Boardwalk-Leasing for Fall & Now! S1 BR-$709, 2BR-$425/person, 3BR-$335/person W/D in select units. FREE Tanning! 377-7401 4-23-72-2 Be the BIGGEST on the block! 2Bdrs for FALL $839. We love ALL pets! Pool, Gym, Park @ UF, Bball, Tennis GREAT Specials! 352-332-7401 4-23-72-2 STUDIO APT 60 sec walk to UF. Short term avail. 1 or 2 rooms $425 & up. Call 352-538-2181 4-2308-72-2 Biggest Town homes in Titletown! 1600 + SQF of awesomeness! Garages/ 10ft ceilings/ Gated Best kept secret in GvilleFor Fall! Must see to believe, 372-0400 4-23-72-2 Live at a Legend! The Polos of Gainesville will give you the best college experience with Spacious Apartments, Three Pools with Jacuzzis, HUGE Gym, Billiards Room, and many more amenitiesi Minutes from UF, shopping and Shands. On all major RTS bus routes. All at a rate that won't break your bank! Call now for specials: 335-7656 423-72-2 SIGN NOW FOR FALL! 1/1 and 2/1 Apartments As low as $555 per month 352-376-1248 Hiddenvillageapts.com Laundry On Site, Pets Welcome! 4-23-72-2 LUXURY STUDENT CRIBS All Inclusive 3's and 4's. GINORMOUS 2/2.5 Townhouses Roommate Matching Available FREE Cable, Tanning, Alarms, W/D FREE 24 hr Fitness Center. Furniture, Utility and Internet Packages! 336-3838 TheLandingsUF.com Convenient Bus Route! 2 Miles to UF 4-23-72-2 FORGET YOU HAVE ROOMMATES! Huge 4BR townhomes w/W/D. 1662 sq.ft. FREE gym membership and FREE cable! 352-332-7401 4-23-72-2 LIVE THE LIFE! All Inclusive Ind. leases Big 2/2s 3/3s & 4/4s Filling fast -Lease now 373-9009 4-23-72-2 Who Would Have Thought? HUGE & COZE 1 & 3 Beds From $323/bed One Month FREE -Move Now Call now: 372-8100* We love pets! 4-23-08-72-2 BIG AND CHEAP 2/1.5 apt 1100 sq ft $675 3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $750 1800 NW 4th St. Over 20 houses also available 373-4423 www.maximumre.com 8-11-111-2 Tired of the Same Boring Apt? Sign now for Downtown Living! Luxury Studios, 1/1, 2/2 & 3/3s Washer & Dryer*Pet Friendly*Alarm www.arlingtonsquare.org* 338-0002 4-23-72-2 MUSEUM WALK Gainesville's Best Kept Secret Leasing for Fall & NOW! Luxury 2/2 TH & 3/3 Flats FREE Cable, FREE Tanning, FREE Alarms Walk to UF *379-WALK 4-23-72-2 Move-in TODAY All inclusive studios from $575 2brs from $395/room Walk to class, free parking! Pets Welcome! 352-372-7111 4-23-08-72-2 YOU'VE HEARD ABOUT IT NOW EXPERIENCE IT Live the Condo lifestyle in one of our 1, 2, or 3 bdrm apts. Open Sat 10-5/sun by appt. Wondmeadows Apartments 3700 Wondmeadows Apts (behind Butler Plaza) 352-373-3558 4-23-71-2 LAKEWOOD VILLAS NOW LEASING FOR AUGUST Large 1, 2 & 3 bdrm Floor Plans; Furniture Packages Inc Washer/Dryer; Workout Rm, Tennis Court, Swimming Pool; Sauna etc. Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3 700 SW 62nd Blvd 877-781-8314 www.lakewoodvilllas.com 04-23-08-72-2 SPYGLASS 0 NOW LEASING FOR AUGUST Individual Leases, Furniture Packages, Inn! Washer/Dryer, FREE Hispeed Internet; Every Unit is an End Unit Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3 701 SW 62nd Blvd 866-747-8443 www.spyglassapts.com 4-23-08-72-2 CRICKET CLUB 11 NOW LEASING Brand new 1, 2, & 3 bdrm Luxury apartments Conveniently located near shopping, restaurants and SFCC. For more info. Call: 888-509-4649 M-F 9-6, Sat b, Sun 1-5 4-23-08-72-2 ARBOR Ask About Our Move In Specials 1 BR/1 BA starting at $655 Close to UF & Shands 2411 SW 35th PI 866-650-8069 M-F 9-6, Sat. 10-2 4-23-08-72-2 ACROSS FROM UF! All inclusive studios from $575 1BRs from $599 -Avail Fall 2008 Pets loved. Wood floors available 372-7111 Collegemanor.org 4-23-08-72-2 Available Now & Fall Visions South Apts. Walk to UP. new complex 1 BR $999 2BR 2.5 BAwasher/mryer $1499 pets allowed Gore-Rabell Realty 378-1387 www.gore-rabell.com 4-23-08-72-2 Your new home is here & waiting! Fall openings for 1,2,3, & 4 BR's HUGE BR's, alarm, patio, d/w, tennis, pool Call 352-376-4002 or pinetreegardens.com 4-23-72-2 BEAUTIFULAND LUXURIOUS Ceramic tile, maple cabinets, TV in Kitchen Huge Scr. Porches, W/D, Walk-in Closets Only 1.5 miles to UF 2/2's & 3/3's Starting at $500/per person Hidden Lake 374-FUNN 4-23-72-2 **CAMPUS EDGE CONDO** 2/2 walk to class/gym. Tile floor, WD in unit. Penthouse unit. Ample parking. $1075. Available fall 239-250-6149, 239-992-2449 3-24-08-22-2 LUXURY 2/2 STEPS TO UF! LEASING FOR FALL 2008 Private baths, W/D, monitored alarm From under $650 per person! Pets OK 371-7777 Collegeparkuf.com 4-23-08-72-2 4BR/4BA Furnished $1099 5BR/2BA Near UF $1095 3BR/2BA Duckpond $995 Ask about Move-In Specials! 30 + Properties Availablei www.BosshardtPM.com 352-371-2118 4-23-72-2 Rooms for rent, 2 bedrooms each with private bath in 4/4 condo, $400/ room + utilities. Female nonsmokers please Call Haley (904)545-1547 2-1 9-08-30-2 1 Block to UP 1 BR apt $600/mo. 2BR apt $650/mo NW 15th Ave & 5th St. 3BR home $975 NW 7th Ave. Call Michael 331-2100 3-7-44-2 Beautiful Townhouse/Condo 2BR/2.5BA, W/D, quiet, only 1 year old, 35th Pl. Close to UF & Shands. On bus route. $1100/mo Available immediately. Call 352335-3786 2-21-08-30-2

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 9 For Rent For Rent For Rent For Rent For Rent unfurnished unfurnishd unfurnished unfurnished unfurnished ) 3 bedroom Across from UF! Available fall 2008 ONLY $505 per person! Open late and weekends 371-0769 collegeparkuf.com 4-23-08-69-2 MOVE IN TODAY Studios and 1l From as low as $629/persont Open late and weekends 371-7777 collegeparkuf.com 4-23-08-69-2 SORORITY ROW APTS Brand new luxury apts w/gourmet kitchens, balconies & swings. Walk to UF classes & sororities next year! Tour today 352-376-6223. Virtual tours: www.SororityRowApts.com. -4-23-59-2 60 Apts Near UF on 1 website: www.Trimarkproperties.com Photos & Virtual Tours for 60 apts near UF. Studios $615+ *lIER $659+ *2BR $829+* 3BR $617/br+ *4BR $474/br *352-376-6223 4-23-68-2 *SUN ISLAND APTO *@Walk or Bike to Campus@* 1-1 from $560/mo*S2-1 from $660/mo www.sunisland.info@@0376-6720 4-23-58-2 ** LUXURY APTS ** CLOSEST TO CLASS 2bd/2ba available for Fall www.LookingGlassApartments.com 111 NW 16th St. #1, Call 376-1111 4-23-59-2 SLEEP IN! WALK TO UF! 2/1 from $395/room Luxury 2/2.5 from $650/room Wood floors avail. Pets loved. Steps to UF 372-7111 4-23-08-58-2 Sun Island Summer Rates Plus July free on 15 month lease May 08 -July 09 1.1 from $560 2.1 from $650 376-6720 4-23-58-2 PET'S PARADISE $375 -$650 No app or pet fee. 1 & 2BR, most units have privacy fence & fireplace SW. Short lease some units. 352-331-2099 2-29-08-30-2 Cute cottage 2 bedroom 1 bath, with study, nice yard 310 N.W. 20th Avenue $795/mo call Barbara 317-4392, Green Tree Realty, Inc. 3-24-08-40-2 3 BLOCKS to UF 1, 2, & 3 Bdrms The Nicest Luxury Apts in Gville www.jacksonsquarecondominiums.com Ca'l352-375-8256 4-23-58-2 Walk/bike to class. Summit House Condos, across the street from the VA on 16th Ave. 2/1, avail 8/1, quiet, safe, renovated, added features: micro, DW & island counter. Dep $200/person, Rent $900/mo 352-843-0862. 2-25-21-2 **ONE MONTH FREE** Private Single-story Villas **1BR ONLY $529* *2BR ONLY $669** 2 Pools*Pond*Laundry Alarms Avail*Small pets ok Move-in Today*375-1519 4-23-60-2 *2BR + BONUS ROOM* TODAY Only $699 POOL*GYM*POND *ONE MONTH FREE* Move in TODAY!! 376-0828 4-23-60-2 *HUMONGOUS VILLAS" WD HU*Storage*Large Kitchen 2BR/2BA ONLY $759 3BR/2BA ONLY $864 **ONE MONTH FREE** Near Oaks Mall & Tower Rd. **NEWLY RENOVATED* Move-in TODAY*333-1120 4-23-60-2 Apt in Historic DuCkpond Large 2BR/1.5BA 2 blocks from downtown. Amazing location. W/D. Quiet. Avail now. 508 NE 4th Ave. $750/mo. 379-4952 221-08-20-2 Walk to UF. May: 3bd 2bth house $1300. 2bd 2.5 bth twn house $1000. 2bd 1bth $700. 1bd 1bt $550. Studio $400.00 Aug: 2bd 2.5 bth twn house $1000. 2 bd 1 bth $700. 1bd 1bth $550. 1 yr, SD, NS, No pets. gvlI32601@gmail.com or 352-870-7256. 328-08-40-2 Huge bedroom suite with separate sitting/ study area, private home on 20 acres, private entrance. All utilities, cable, internet. $595/mo 1602 SW Williston Rd 332-1429 Kathy 2-29-08-25-2 BRAND NEW 22TH AVAILABLE NOW! 2 BLOCKS TO CAMPUS JACKSON SQUARE! W/D, DW, Granite! Pets welcomed Call Today! Open late! 371-7777 4-23-08-57-2 Haile Plantation Villa 2/2 garage $1,100 per mo. avail. Feb. 2008 9779 SW 52 Rd. Call 305-5424650 3-1808-30-2 BLOCKS TO UF -Houses & Apts w/ample parking. Rent directly from owner. No dealing w/brokers or agents. Houses from $1500/mo; apts from $525/mo. See dalyproperties.com or call Carol 352-377-3852 2-29-08-23-2 SW GAINESVILLE 2 bed/1 baths Avail.Now! $575/mo. On busline, Mins. To Shands, VA & UF. Union Properties 352-373-7578 www.rentgainesville.com 4-23-55-2 Walk to UF from our many Locations, 1,2,3, or 4 bedrooms Behind Norman Hall or Along Univ. Ave. Don't Wait, Call Today! Union Properties 352-373-7578 www.rentgainesville.com 4-23-55-2 Union Properties of Gainesville, In. Friendly, Professional Service. Call us today so we may help you find your next home. 352-373-7578 www.rentgainesville.com 4-23-55-2 CALLING ALL GATORS' Walk to campus from our many Properties close to UF 1,2,3 & 4 bedrooms for FALL. Union Properties 352-373-7578 www.rentgainesville.com 4-23-55-2 WINDSOR TERRACE APTS. 3520 SW 20th Avenue 1 bed/1 bath $475/mo Bus Route, close to shops Private courtyards Union Properites 352-373-7578 www.rentgainesville.com 4-23-55-2 MALIBU COVE APTS. 1114 SW 7th Avenue Spacious Loft Style Behind Norman Hall Union Properties 352-373-7578 www.rentgainesville.com 4-23-55-2 AVAIL AUG 1st -5BR/2BA nice house. Large fenced yard, country setting close to town, fireplace, wood floors, wash/dry, dishwasher, game room, 1803 SW43Ave $1600/mo pets ok 339-2342 for directions. 2-21-08-15-2 >>>>>> Renovated 2BR/1BA, pool, walk to Shands, VA, Dental, Vet. Med, Health Sci. & heart of UF, 1700 SW 16th ct. $750/m call 262-0444 Avail. now 2-21-08-15-2 Move In TODAY. Start LIVING Tomorrow! Huge 2BR w/Patio Located behind Butler Plaza 373-1111 spanishtrace.org 4-23-54-2 2158 sq ft 4/3 home in NW Gville. Minutes from campus. Apple. included. Remodeled. Ceramic tile throughout, 2 car gar, deck, 1/2 acre lot, fenced. $1,550/m, $2,000 sec. dep. 3120 NW 31st Blvd. 352 466-0358 3-21-30-2 2br 2ba 1 car gar Home on 1 acre. Millhopper $875 or we do lawn $1000. 1br 1 ba each a garden apt SW $540 Pets ok both locations mature only. 352-377-2150 Please leave us a msg. 2-19-08-10-2 Moving/living off campus? Use UFL?s improved off-campus housing service. Go to www.offcampushousing.dso.ufl.edu to find housing, roommates, and more. 4-23-48-2 2/1 Completely upgraded throughout All new kitchen stainless appliances All new bath Cable/high speed internet avail Separate laundry room 1 wile from UF, Shands, shopping $765/mo. Sorry, no pets e-mail jlglackin@yahoo.com or 727-423-9463. Bckgrd/credit check required. 2-21-08-10-2 1BR & 2BR/1BAAPTS with W/D, cent H/AC, DW, ceramic tile, private patio, pets arranged. Off SW 34th St near bus rte. From $689/mo 377-1633 www.lenoxcorner.com 2-29-16-2 spacious 2BR 2 1/2 BA Sparrow Condostower rd,near mall $750/mo+ $750 deposit available asap. 352.219.5603 222-08-10-2 COTTAGE GROVE 2, 3, 4 br. Upscale condos for rent Sign a lease by Feb 29th & receive a $500 signing bonus. Visit our website: www.cottagegroveatgainesville.com 352-373-7959 4-23-47-2 Raise Your Standards Why settle for less than you deserve? FREE Utilities, FREE Cable, FREE Internet Luxury 2s & 4s starting at just $499 RM Match & 1 Mi from UF -271-3131 4-23-47-2 Creek Forest, NW 1 br minutes from shopping, downtown $ UF, central air/heat, back deck, w/d hookup, includes some utilities, $500/mo. www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th St. -375-7104 x 113 4-23-47-2 Whispering Pines, brand new units convenient to hospitals and vet school, 2br/2ba, fully equipped kitchen, icemaker, washer and dryer, monitored alarm system, $1000/mo, now renting for summer/fall semesters, ask about our specials! www.edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW 6th St. 375-7104 x113 4-23-47-2 Amazing 2-2 condo in The Links @ Haile Plantation. Freshly painted, New Fixtures, PC Room, Storage Space & Screened porch w/stunning view, W/D incl. 870-8210 2-2508-10-2 Luxury Living -Just off Sorority Row! New this year -COTTAGES AT NORMAN. Act Now -Only 2 cottages left. 2BR/2BA or 3BR/2BA. Less than 100 feet from Norman Hall. Ask about rent special. www.bellaproperties.net or 352-335-5424. 3-7-08-18-2 Escape complex living at Palm Villas Apt. Luxury Apartments targeting grad students and young professionals. Very quiet, yet convenient to shopping. On RTS Bus Route #12. See web page for photos and floor plans. www.bellaproperties.net or 352-335-5424 3-7-08-18-2 Spacious'Affordable*Close to Campus Available NOW and Fall 2008 4/2 from $420/mo & 2/1 from $509/mo Fully furnished, Cable w/HBO included Fitness, Pool, Volleyball, B-ball and more! Call now, spaces limited 352-377-6700 4-23-46-2 02BR HOUSE, cent A/C, wood floors, fenced backyard, close to UF. $750/mo O1BR Huge close to UF/SFCC, flex lease, water incl. $400/mo. Both off NW 6th St. Call 352-318-8822 2-19-5-2 ****5 BLOCKS FROM UF**** Large unfurnished room available now. Carpet, A/C, heat, ceiling fan, W/D. No pets. Perfect for student. $375/mo incl utils. 2835411 or 371-6749 2-19-10-2 High Springs 3BR/2BA Wooded Lot Appl included, newer home no smoking, pets ok avail March 1st $1050/mo. 352-222-9003 2-19-08-4-2 4/2 house avail Fall'08. Spacious house with fenced in back yard. Pets welcome. Quite neighborhood. Mins to campus. Bus route. $1100 a month. Avail August 6! 5402 NW 25th PL. Call April 352-514-1441 2-22-087-2 ******ANTIQUE HOUSE****** Available now. 1 & 2BR/1 BA apt in old-ouse, high ceilings $475-$600/mo. ALSO 3BR/2BA house in Micanopy, huge bathroom, large yard, in city. Call Greg 214-3291 2-29-12-2 Houses, Duplexes, Condo, Townhouses. Walk/Bike/Bus to campus. Neat, clean, good quality. Visit www.gatorpads.com for available units or call 284-0316 4-23-08-43-2 REMODELED 2/1 $580 plus sec. All painted, new kit counters, new frig. 10 min. from both malls and town. SW off 20th Ave. Central H/AC, energy saving windows, semi enclosed back yard, picnic table. Call Mr. Kristoff 332-5030 2-22-5-2 AVAILABLE NOW 2BR/1 BA Downtown $450/mo 3BR/2BA Townhouse w/d, 8 mo old, $1200 Gore-Rabell Real Estate 378-1387 www.gore-rabell.com 4-23-08-47-2 3035 W. University Ave (House with kegraid, bar, 64 inch DLP), right next to the university/ checkers/ publix.Starting March 1st through the end of July.Rent $475, and utilities are $90.Call 352-262-8786 (Lance) 2-22-5-2 Room for sublease in 3/3 apt @ Spyglass Apts by oaks mall. $480 per month, includes utilities/cable tv/internet. No deposit and pets OK. Looking for March -July, call 386-3446543 if interested. 2-29-08-10-2 4/2 Family Home in Duckpipd Wood floors, new kitchen, big fenced yard. $1350. Jeffrey 352-246-5801 3-7-08-15-2 $599 Studio apartment. All utilities excluding cable and internet included in the price. FEB rent is free! Located right across the street from UF. Pets. allowed. Call 904-673-9798 or email heltcat@ufl.edu for more info. 221-08-4-2 2BR/1BA Spacious, new carpet, cent H/AC, W/D hk up. $650/mo. $500 sec dep. 7210 SW 45th PI, Gainesville Call 386-462-0994 2-29-08-10-2 $200/mo Available 3/1 Summit House. Large 2BR/1BA. Call cell 1-480-790-4528 2-22-08-5-2 Action Real Estate Services Houses to Condos 1-4 BR, Starting at $450 www.action-realtors.com 352-331-1133 2-29-08-10-2 10houses.com 2 & 3 bd houses for Aug in quiet areas. Cute, clean, cent H/AC, WD, wood floors, nice yards, bike to UF, $690 to $1200. 352336-6116 or email nancy@10houses.com 3-18-08-16-2 1920'S BUNGELOW NE 10th St. W/D hk-ups. Hardwood, fans, large backyard, excellent condition, $900/mo No Dogs 373-3736 No Section 8. 3-3-10-2 HISTORIC APARTMENTS Available in Fall. 1-2-3 bedrooms, Hardwood floors, fans, porches, downtown. No dogs. lst-last-security. 373-3736 No Section 8 3-3-10-2 Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers

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10, ALLIGATOR E TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2008 Subleases Roommates Roommates Real Estate Furn ishin gs DON'T WAIT TO PLACE YOUR SUBLEASE AD Last spring semester paper published on April 23rd. CALL TODAY Or PLACE YOUR AD AT WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG! Apartments Sublet & Roommates Browse FREE! www.SUBLET.com 1-877-FOR-RENT/201-845-7300 8-13-149-3 Quiet house on 17th St behind Swamp! Huge pvt BR. 3 min walk to UF! Hi-spd internet, cable tv, W/D, wood floor, fireplace! Females only. Negotiable rent! Call Prissy @ 386-6883071 or pnelson@alligator.org 2-25-08-20-3 FREE TO MOVE IN! FEB RENT PAID! 1/1 in a furnished 3/3 @ the Polos Male roommate needed. Homemade Kegerator always on tap, washer/dryer inside, 3 pools/hot tubs, gym, bball court. $392/mo. (239) 826-2914 2-25-15-3 March 1 to August 7 Sublease. 1/1 in 4/4 @ Lexington Crossing. All utilities included (Fully Furnished). $400/Month or 484/Month + $500 Cash upon signing. Call Mike at 352219-2611 2-19-08-5-3 Emergency! -we need to sublet a 1bedrm/ 1bth apartmt in Oxford Manor. Move in ready Fitness center, cable, tanning and security included. Fill out an application at the office to get approved ref Apt. VV235 Call ASAP and make a deal! 850-386-6230 or 850-4598481 sdpeen@gmail com 2-19-08-5-3 S4#4LEASE Madison Pointe 1 BR 1 BA Apt. with W/D, dishwasher, & screen porch. Pool, exercise room, sauna tennis, BBall court, security guard on-site. $795/mo. + utilities. Available April or May 1st-July 31st. Call Jen 651-263-5195 4-1-30-3 lbd/lbr in the polo's, fireplace, vaulted ceilings, washer and dryer included, walkin closet, Great Amenties, Great Location AVAILABLE NOW! $730/mon. Call Kerri 561306-6871 4-4-08-30-3 UlRoommates Roommate Matching HERE Oxford Manor 377-2777 The Landings 336-3838 The Laurels 335-4455 Cobblestone 377-2801 Hidden Lake 374-3866 4-23-72-4 Female grad student wanted to share spacious 3/2 house. Convenient to UF, Shands & vet school, very quiet neighborhood, large privacy fenced yard. Clean/friendly pets may be considered -sorry no cats. 352-359-3165 2-29-08-43-4 Quiet, county employee seeks roommate for 2BR/1BA apt. All deposits are paid. $450/mo incl rent, elec, local phone, cable & high speed internet access. Seeking clean, quiet person. Call 352-374-7158 2-22-08-32-4 *TS280-$310/mo Nice rooms. Walk to UF. Short term ok. Low move-in. Small pet possibte. s ALSO SBR house, bike to UF $1000 352371-9409 3-28-08-40-4 Avail Immediately. Perfect for GradiMed/ Intt students. Large room w/pvt bath in larg, quiet home 5 min to UF. $550/mo + utils. W/D, CH/AC. Newly decorated. Call 352-284-0979 Short term available. 2-1908-20-4 Female roommate needed for nice, big room. Private bath, W/D, Wi-Fi, cable, parking inclUded $430+half utils. No pets, no smoking Call Delia (352) 359-2243. 2-21-08-21-4 1BR/1BA Available Now in 4BR/4BA at Countryside. Females only. $400/io includes everything. Short term lease avail 727-Si10-9346 or, 727-542-8155 2-27-25-4 Quiet Nw neigherhood near UF $375-$475 3Br/2Ba house, large 2 car garage, Washer/ Dryer, fenced backyard, screened porch. Bus route 8 & 29 352-214-9548 or ern009@hotmvail.com 33-08-22-4 Room for rent 2/2 Brandywine -Old Archer. Furnished, big screen TV. Short or long term OK Call Shane 941-932-1189 $390 + 1/2 util. 2-29-20-4 SW Gainesville 4 bed 2 bath house. 2 rooms for rent $450/$425 Includes all util. cable and wireless. Five min. from campus. 352-3391781 2-25-08-15-4 1 bed/bath in a 3/2 house Mins from campus. Only have 1 other roomate! Only $300/ month + 1/2 utilites. Avail now.Prefer Female Grad Student or older. Call April at 352-5141441. 3331 NW 30th PL 2-19-08-10-4 NS Female to share 2/2 in Treehouse Village condos on bus line. 2 pools and fitness center. Newly remodeled and furnished (except bedroom). WD Available now $400 per month + 1/2 util. Prefer short term rental. 321-266-7069 or 321-213-5059. 2-19-0810-4 Female grad/professional for furnished 3/1 vintage home Downtown, bike to UP. 5495 inc. utils, cable, phone, housekeeping. Kayla 328-7474 2-20-0810-4 1 BR in 3BR/2BA home in NW. Quiet student or professional. $500/ mo + 1/2 utils. Call 443-845-4294 2-2008-10-4 ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE Near library downtown. $285-$370/rn + utils. Short term. No pets No smoking 378-1304 2-22-10-4 1 bdrm/pvt bath -NE GVL home. Prefer Grad Student/Prof Many amenities. 15 min drive to UF. No Pets. $300/mo + 1/2 util. 1st, last $200 Security Home: 375-5377 Cell: 352-871-2472 Work. 373-6066 ask for Sue 2-21-08-5-4 $275 or $300/month for female students) to join a female UF student in sharing attractive 3BR house near NW 8th Ave, less than 3mi from UF and on bus rte. #43, tile/hardwood, large yard, $275/mo for smaller BR and $300/mo for larger BR, + 1/3 GRU & Cable HSInternet-TV, call 332-3852. 3-31-08-30-4 One room for rent in a 3 bedroom house just one block from UF. All students. Comfortable. Central air. Living room, dining room. Low rent. Share utilities. Call Brian 352-871-0415 2-25-08-5-4 $410-1 BR for rent in 3BR condo in MARCHWOOD. Live with 2 male students, near archer, bus routes, mall. Call 352-5144124. 2-21-5-4 Av Roommate to live with two females in 311 house on 9th Ave one mile from campus. 367+ util and cable. Backyard, garage, W/D, wood ;aars. Avail Aug 1 (or May if needed). 352.317.4849. 2-29-10-4 Roommate needed ASAP 2BR/1BA house at 1012 NE 1stAve $375/nrenth + utilities Dog friendly huge backryard contact Jeff (550)777-0970 2-22-10-4 Male roomie needed. Share furn 3BR/2BA house w/yng prof $400/mo + 1/2 util Directv, ph, wireless, Vonage, elec: W/D, office space pvt BA (morn) Ig yd fenced, pets ok, trees, wooddeck, hOttub, pond. 15 min drive to UF, near bus, Lakeview Ests 352-682-6297 Ken 3-7-15-4 CLEAN, QUIET, PRE-PROFESSIONAL FEMALE for 1BR/1BA. Unfurnished. Very quiet neighborhood. $550/mo + utils & cable & internet Call 561-827-4970 2-25-5-4 aLal Eate 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 fan, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR' AD ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373-Find SEE ALL CONDOS WWW.UFCONDOMINIUMS.COM Matt Price Campus Realty, 352-281-3551 4-23-72-5-5 NEW CONDOS -WALK to UF 3 BlIks to UF. For Info on ALL 1, 2, 3, 4 Bedrooms for Sale. Call Eric Leightman, Campus Realty at 352-219-2879. 4-23-72-5 GATOR PLACE CONDOS 2/1, w/d, 800 sq ft. 1 1/2 miles to Shands. 3600 SW 23rd St $84,900 or rent for $650/ mo 352-372-0507 4-23-72-5 New 2, 3, & 4BR Upscale Condos with uniqueArchitectural detailing. Starting at $215,000 Opening August 2008. 352-3737959 www.cottagegroveatgainesville.com 4-23-08-72-5 5'-n C-/NTWOOD ONDOMINIUM 80% SOLD OUT! BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION CLOSE TO UF AND SHANDS Starting in the mid $170's 2ERJ2.5BA Tomnhomes Gated Community on Bus Route 2508 SW 35th Place OPEN HOUSE Th & F 2-5, Sat 12-5 Contact Birdie Murnane, Venture Realty of North Florida at 352-222-8888 or visit WWW.ALEXANDRACONDOS.COM 2-29-26-5 >>>>>Renovated 2BR/1BA, pool, walk to >>v Shands, VA, Health Sc, & heart of UP, >>>>>1700 SW 16th cI. -800 sq.tt $128K call 262-0444 FREE computer! 1700 SW 16th ct. 2-22-08-15-5 2BR/2BA Beautiful fully furn Rockwood Villas condo. Sunrm, bonus rm, wd flrs, ceramic tile, lyr home warranty. See pics: craigslist.org, select gainesville, real estate for sale, enter 551736017, call 373-6191, 213-5476 2-20-5-5 4BR/4BA LUXURY CONDONR SORORITY ROW-BLTAUG 05 $275K INCLALLAPPL AVAILABLE SUMMER 2008 ELEVATOR ON PREMISE 2-28-11-5 MILL RUN $123,900 2 BR, 1? BATownhouse wood floors thru-out, RTS bus stop at front door, almost! Deck upstairs, patio outside, W/D included Call 352/514.7328 ALVIN C. TATE, Keller Williams Realty 3-7-08-14-5 N BED -QUEEN -$110 ORTHOPEDIC Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 will deliver. 4-23-08-72-6 BED -FULL SIZE -$85 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 4-23-08-72-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT -$375 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-372-7490 4-23-08-72-6 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. 4-23-08-72-6 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 4-23-72-6 BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests avail. Dovetail cost. New, in boxes. Can deliver. Retail $6500, mast nell, sacrifice $1100 (352) 372-7490 4-23-08-71-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846 4-23-08-72-6 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 4-2372-6 U U U Walk to UF and Stadium from Luxurious Jackson Square Condominiums Built to last a lifetime. Prices starting at $220s. Call 352-870-9453 4-23-58-5 2/1 condo, walking/biking distance to UF, VA, Vet School, Summit House on SW 16th Ave. $135,999. Call 352-843-0862 See photos and description at forsalebyowner.com, listing #20885030 3-5-30-5 Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content ailable from Commercial News Providers

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 11 Furnishings Furnishings Computers Autos Autos FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/ mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899 DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box. Never used. 352-377-9846 4-23-72-6 **BEDS -ALL BRAND NEVV** **Full $80 Queen $100 King $170** Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name matching sets not used or refurbished. Still in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516. 4-23-72-6 BEDQUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mattress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $120 352-377-9846. 4-23-72-6 BedAll New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver. $200 352-333-7516. 4-23-72-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 4-23-0872-6 FUTON -$60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 4-23-72-6 Pool Table -Gorgeous 8" All wood table. Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs. Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail $5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846 4-23-72-6 I -4' I Hot Tub/Spa -$1295 Brand New Loaded! Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery, MUST SELL 352-372-8588 4-23-72-6 Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box. New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $90 317-4031 Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in pkg. Can del 352-333-7516 4-23-72-6 White 5-piece Ludwig Rockers kit w/drums, hardware, stands, pedal, a paiste 302 crash/ ride, and paiste hi hats (metal is chipped). Got a new kit so I no longer use this one. 336-1933 2-19-08-5-6 DIAL A WASHER/DRYER: semester lease $100 for both plus 100 set up return fee.$300 for year. Dial 352-318-3721. 2-27-08-10-6 2 WASHERS & 2 DRYERS Excellent condition. $200/ea set or $100/ea individually. Call 473-7772 2-22-5-6 CASH PAID FOR LAPTOPS Working or not, Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 336-0075 4-23-72-7 I II fiD 8iP IT ER S 4-23-59-7 Computer Help Fast Gatorland Computers House/Dorm Fast response. No waiting/ unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 338-8041. www.GatorlandComputers.com 4-23-59-7 a ll Bicycles In the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds For Sale PARKING: Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-5382181. Can leave mssg. 4-23-08-72-10 UF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS are underway. bikes, computers, printers, vehicles and more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: http://www.surplus.ufl.edu/online/ 4-23-72-10 yeastpee.com Yeast Pee Beer T-Shirt Sale! The alcohol you like to drink is yeast pee, a waste byproduct of fermentation in yeast. 2-22-08-5-10 M torcycles, Mopeds ** SCOOTERS ** RPM MOTORCYCLES INC SALES, SERVICE, PARTS Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St. www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974 4-23-08-72-11 *****New Scooters 4 Less***** Motor Scooter Sales and Service! Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 www.NS4L.com 4-23-08-72-11 ***GatorMoto*** Our new state of the art facility will be completed this Spring! We have new scooters starting at $999. lyr Warranties. We also service ALL brands of scooters. Pickup Available. Low Labor Rates. Free estimates. 376-6275 GatorMoto.com 4-23-08-72-11 SCOOTER SERVICE. New Scooters 4 Less has LOWservice rates! Will service any make/model. Close to UF! ders Pick-ups avail $19.99 oil changes!! 336-1271 4-23-72-11 SWAMP CYCLES CLOSE TO CAMPUS 534 SW 4th Ave. Scooters, E-bikes, Offroad, & Accessories!! Best Prices and Customer Servicel! www.swampcycles.com 4 23-71 *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! 4-23-08-72-11 GATORMOTO is Gainesville's number 1 service facility. We repair ALL brands of scooters. Pickups available. Lowest labor rates around. Quickest turnaround time. Run by Gator Grads so we know how to treat our customers! 376-6275 4-23-08-72-11 3 New Electric Mopeds/Scooters Burgundy, Blue, & Black. $689/ea Call 352-284-7174 Other models also available at www.relectricscooters.com 4-23-71-11 2004 Buell Blast, 500CC, Black 3600 mi, comes w/helmet. Runs great & cheap on gas. $2800 Call Josh at 352-408-7974 2-21-7-11 FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR* ORunning or not!* *NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS *Over 10 yr svc to UF students OCall Don @ 215-7987 4-23-72-12 CARS -CARS Buy*SellOTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 4-23-72-12 OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000 SELECT MOTOR CAR THE YELLOW BUILDING 2715 N MAIN 377-1616 www.selectmotorcar.us 4-23-08-72-12 $500! POLICE IMPOUNDS! HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC. For listings 800-366-9813 ext'4622 4-23-72-12 JUNK CARS HAULED AWAY! 000 FREE FREE 0 FREE* FREEOS MUST HAVE TITLEl METRO GNV ONLY! CALL DON 215-7987 4-23-72-12 CARS FROM $29/MO! Hondas 0 Chevys Jeeps and more! $0 Down, 36 Months @ 8.5% apr. For listings call 800-366-9813 ext 9765 4-23-72-12 **HEADLINERS SAGGING?** POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK? On site available. Call Steve 352-226-1973 4-23-08-72-12 *FAST CASH PAID* For any car, truck, or SUV -Running or not. '94 and up. Call Segovia 352-284-8619 423-72-12 Sun City Auto Sales 2000 discount off finance price No credit check. All vehicles "0" down 0 352-338-1999 4-23-08-58-12 Sun City Auto Sales Buy Here/Pay Here More than 300 vehicles in stock 0 30 days warranty-any finance 0 352-338-1999 4-23-08-58-12 Sun City Auto Sales Free service until end of contract Any vehicle finance Oil change/tune up/brake job 0 352-338-1999 4-23-08-58-12 1997 MUSTANG COBRA Leather interior, 5 SPD manual, 4.6L V8, cobra rims, CD, cold AC, ABS, 100k mi, very clean, Cruise control, Mack 460, head turner! MANY EXTRAS!!! Call 407 460 6884 3-7-08-28-12 *Sunrise Auto Sales 02000 discount off finance price No credit check All vehicles inspected by mechanic 352-375-9090 4-23-57-12 Sunrise Auto Sales Buy here/Pay here 0 More than 300 vehicles in stock 030 days warranty any finance 352-375-9090 4-23-57-12 Sunrise Auto Sales Free service until end of contract Any vehicle finance Oil change/tune-up/brake job 352-375-9090 4-23-57-12 Sunrise Auto Sales 0 06 Honda Civic EX, 2Dr, 39k, Blk $11,999 0 04 Honda Civic, EX, 76k, $10,999 0 04 Honda Accord, LX, 58k, $11,999 0 352-275-9090 4-23-57-12 Sunrise Auto Sales 0 04 Honda Element, EX, $11,999 0 03 Honda Civic LX, 56k, $9999 0 02 Honda Odyssey, $9999 0 352-375-9090 4-23-57-12 0 Sunrise Ato Sales 0 02 Honda Accord, EX, $8999 0 02 Honda Accord, SE, $9999 0 01 Honda Accord, SE, $7999 0 00 Honda Accord, SE, $7999 4-23-57-12 94 EXPLORER Hot air, Runs good, looks great $1950. Call Steve 226-1973 3-17-08-20-12 1992 TOYOTA COROLLA 5-speed, ice cold AC, CD player, 4 door. Runs great. $1100. 352-215-1297 2-19-4-12 1969 Ford Mustang Machi 428 CJ, Price 5000 USD, Ext Red/Int Black, Automatic, V8, Clear Title, pictures/details contact: marcus edell@livecom/(510) 338 4236 227-08-10-12 THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY NEEDS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS Transport patients to/from treatments Must have valid driver's license, safe driving record & attend training session. Call 352-376-6866 ext 114 for more info. LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 4-2372-13 BEAN INSPIRATION! Take a blind lady to Mass on Sundays and for walks and shopping as needed. We'll have lots of fun! And you will make a new friend! Contact 219-6948. 2-29-08-72-13 UF GRAD PAYS MORE for gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 4-2372-13 OOOOOOOCANDLE PARTIESOOOOOOO Do you love Candles, People and Parties? To BOOKA PARTY OR START YOUR OWN HOME BASED BUSINESS as an independent Gold Canyon Candle Demonstrator. Make your own hours & earn up to 25% commission on Sales. Contact Shari Lee at 352317-0890 or Sharin.Lee@goldcanyon.us. 2-20-10-13 Aquatic volunteer partner to have fun with me at the local Gainesville Koi Club. I am blind, & I am interested in raising two Koi fish to enter a show. in Gainesville by next fall, Please help, we may have fun, 352-219-6948: 229-08-10-3 Help 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 Rthe independent forida CIRCULATION DEPARTMENT Alligator Early -morning paper delivery. Must be available from 4:50am -7:30am. Must be extremely reliable -99% attendance required. Apply at Alligator office, 1105 W. University Ave. No calls please. Good pay. LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS? Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be over 22, stable work history, clean driving record, drug-free, perssonal references. www.carrsmith.com for details. 4-23-72-14 CNA CLASS. $250! learn @ your own time & pace. All you need to be a CNA & pass the state exam is on VCR tape. I have a 95% PASS RATE! check it out: www.lapcnatraining.com or 800-566-4913 4-23-72-14 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 4-23-08-72-14 BARTENDING $250 A DAY POTENTIAL No experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 4-23-72-14 SI Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content a Available from Commercial News Provi 1 I?

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12, ALLIGATOR U TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2008 Help Wanted Help Wanted Help Wanted Help Wanted Services SECRET SHOPPERS Needed for evaluations of Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters Flexible Hours, Training Provided Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254 /-23-08-72-14 GATOR DOMINOS Earn $12 -15/Hour DRIVERS $6.79 -$7.40/Hour INSIDERS $8.35-$9.40/hr MANAGERS in training Apply online at www.gatordominos.com/jobs Or at any of the 6 locations. 4-23-08-72-14 Gator Domino's is growing again. We are looking for career oriented team members. Now hiring Assistant Managers and future GMs. $8.00-$9.40/hr for Managers in training. GMs $40k+. Send resumes to Freddie@gatordominos.com. Learn more at www.gatordominos.com 4-23-72-14 COMMERCIAL CALL CENTER Phone reps needed ASAP Political & Corp Campaigns. Up to $9/hr + bonus potential. 352/371-5888 X111, 4112 NW 22 Dr. 423-72-14 wwwgatorsneedjobs.com Paid survey takers needed in Gainesville. 100% FREE to join. Click on surveys. 4-23-71-14 PARADIGM PROPERTIES Leasing Specialist, PT Sales & customer service exp. EOE, DFWP 220 N. Main; 352-375-2152 X301 x301 www.teamparadigm.com 4-23-72-14 DELIVERY DRIVERS up to $12/hr. KITCHEN HELP $7.00-$7.25/hr CALIFORNIA CHICKEN GRILL 378-2442 4-23-72-14 INSIDE SALES PEOPLE For a major telecom company. Flexible hours. PT or FT. No nights or weekends. Bilingual a plus. EEOC. 372-2051 4-23-72-14 EARN $60 THIS WEEK! Donate Plasma & Save a Life $$$$$$$$$$$$ Best part-time job you'll ever have. NEW DONORS Bring this Ad and Earn an Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation. DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St. 352-378-9204 4-23-08-72-14 PARK PLACE CAR WASH Now Hiring FT & PT positions available. Great environment. flexible hours. Apply in person 7404 NW 4th Blvd-Across from Home Depot 4-23-08-72-14 Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start work today! No sales, opinion research only! Flexible Scheds! Perceptive Market Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call Now! 4-23-65-14 **GATOR MOVING** P/T, F/T, flex hrs. Good pay, tips advancement. Apply 505 NW 53rd Ave B/T Maiin NW 13 St. Bring friend to work with. 4-23-08-72-14 UF Survey Research Center Telephone Interviewers NO SALES $7.50-58.00/hr + Bonus Student and Non-Student Positions Great Resume Builder 352-392-2908 Ext 105 408 W. University Ave suite 106 12-05-07-35-14 If You're Not Earning $500 A Day Part Time, visit www.YouBenefitNow.com 8-15-07-5-14 Summer Jobs 0 $2100 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 9 -July 26. Please contact Krys Ragland at 1-800-523-1673 Ext. 251 or 253 455-4267 4-23-71-14. $STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$ For gently used clothing/accessories & furniture. No appt.necessary! -Sandy's Savvy Chic Resale Boutique 2906 NW 13th St. 3721226 4-23-08-69-14 Bonuses, Benefits & Upward Mobility: FT & PT openings for outgoing, customer friendly sales/leasing agents w/ strong sales/closing skills. Faxlemail resume, cover letter & avail schedule 352-376-6269 hr@trimarkproperties.com 4-23-59-14 LEASING AGENT, PT Friendly, energetic person. Experience preferred. 20 hrs/wk. Hourly & bonus.Great benefits. Must be avail. weekends.Apply in person 13400 Progress Blvd. Alachua or Hunters Crossing Apts. DFWP 4-23-0865-14 Statewide Furniture Installers Needed. Hiring Today for FT&Summer Work Starting $10-$12 On EXP. Hotel & Meal Comp.Fast Advancement, Benefits, Vac & 401K. Must Have valid FL DL. DFVP 352-373-7516. 6-3-72-14 G8RBAY.com Get Paid & Have Fun 0 Flexible Hrs & Competitive $ Sales Experience Required 0 eBay exp. + 0 Resume to g8rbay@bellsouth.net 2-20-08-20-14 Earn $800-$3200 a month to drive brand new cars with ads placed on them. www.AdCarClub.com 4-23-59-14 ADVERTISING SALES REP Greed is good. We're a Gainesville-area newspaper looking for an advertising sales rep who loves to make money. This person needs to be able to impress a client and speak eloquently. We need an ad representative who can not only walk into a business and show off the paper and its Website but also write detailed, professional letters to clients. We need somebody who can attend Chamber of Commerce meetings and have no problems starting conversations with complete strangers. Your reward for having this sort of talent will be a great paycheck. We pay a base salary plus a very generous percentage of whatever you sell. You will not be disappointed. 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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2008 U ALLIGATOR, 13 E Health Services Personals Connections Event Notices Entertainment First Care of Gainesville ANONYMOUS Urgent-Care / Walk-In Medical Clinic HIV ANTIBODY TESTING 4343 W. Newbery Rd, Ste #10, 373-2340 A Students Welcome-No Appointment Needed Alachua County Health Dept. Call Most Insurances Accepted. 4-23-72-16 334-7960 for apy (optional $20 feel FLASHBACKS Buys and sells modern casual clothing. 509 CLINICAL HYPNOSIS For Behavior Change NW 10th Ave. 375-3752. We pay cash Open & Trauma Resolution. IncludingSmoking; 1N a buy Ave. 5. 4 2 Stress; Sports Relationship/Loss; PTSD; -6. We buy till 5. 4-23-72-18 Sexual Trauma. Institute For Clinical Hypnosis, 665-0928 2-20-08-20-16 *Family Chiropractic* Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F. 373-7070 Hey Seniors! Give up smoking before 4-23-72-8 you land your dream job! 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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19,2008 ALLIGATOR www.alligatorSports.org Gators' shot at tourney berth uncertain By DANNY KLEIN Alligator Staff Writer dklein@alligator.org Living up to a legacy isn't always easy. When this year's Gators squad arrived in Gainesville and walked through the doors of UF's practice facility, the past weighed heavily on the group. The renovated building was built by the accomplishments of the past decade, which include nine straight NCAA Tournament appearances, three Final Fours and, of course, two national championships. These marks in history make a burden this year's group must carry -a burden that might have become too heavy to handle. "Certainly we're playing for a lot every Single time we're stepping on the floor." Billy Donovan UF men's basketball coach "Certainly we're playing for a lot every single time we're stepping on the floor," UF coach Billy Donovan said, "but I made the comment -we're starting over. We lost more than anybody in the United States of America last year." Hypothetically speaking, if the vaunted Selection Sunday were tomorrow, would these Gators (19-7, 6-5 Southeastern Conference) become one of the 65 teams bidding for a title? It's hard to say. Bad losses to LSU and Florida State and lopsided defeats against Arkansas and Tennessee place UP squarely on the bubble. These players -as young as they are -fully understand what's at stake and how close they are to placing their names on the wrong side of fame. 'it would be real bad," guard Nick Calathes said. "We don't want to let that happen. We don't want to be the team that misses that. Since we're definitely not in yet, we just got to play every game like it's our last. We all realize that we have to start winning some games or we're going to be in trouble." As the Gators head down the stretch, this week's SEE HOOPS, PAGE 15 STAFF REPORT On Sunday night, after his team scrapped to an eight-over first round and a tie for sixth at the John Hayt Invitational, UF coach Buddy Alexander was keeping the faith. "We didn't have a particularly good day, but we didn't play our way out of the golf tournament," he said then. "We're still in it." Monday night, after UF played its worst round of the season by far, a collective 17over performance that featured just eight birdies and a total of eight double bogeys or worse, his tone was more subdued. "We couldn't have played a whole lot ONBA: Orlando vs. Detroit SUN, 7:30 p.m. NIMen's basketball: Georgia vs. Kentucky ESPN, 9 p.m. Anarew btanimii / Aligator bTarr UF coach Billy Donovan shouts instructions to the defense during the Gators' 81-70 overtime win against Kentucky on Jan. 19. worse," he admitted. "We had mistakes and poor execution." Manuel Viliegas led the Gators, matching his first-round effort with another two-over 74 that could have been much better if not for a triple bogey on what Alexander described as an "easy par 3," the 15th hole, where UF sent three balls into a water hazard. Still, Villegas drew praise that was hard to come by on Monday. "He played pretty well, actually," Alexander said. "(The triple bogey) was Men's basketball: (12) Georgetown Providence Syracuse (18) Louisville 68 58 50 61 too bad because other than that he played solidly. He's played the most solid golf of our guys." Far less solid was the usually strong duo of junior Billy Horschel and sophomore Tyson Alexander. Horschel fired his second straight five-over 77, and Alexander, improving on an abysmal first-round 83, still made three double bogeys in his seven-over 79. Horschel, a two-time All-American, came into the tournament leading UF and the Southeastern Conference in scoring average with a sparkling 69.77 mark, and Alexander, the coach's son, was the team's 'hottest SEE GOLF, PAGE 15 UF's Stacey Nelson earned Southeastern Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week honors on Monday. She was 3-0 in four appearances with an ERA of 0 and threw three complete-game shutouts. Defenses focus on Dotson By PHIL KEGLER Alligator Staff Writer pkegler@alligator.org The Southeastern Conference has started to focus on UF forward Marshae Dotson. Dotson may have wished to stay under the radar, but that's hard to do when you're ranked sixth in the conference for points and rebounds. Now the junior sees doubleand triple-teams each game, and it has taken its toll on her stats. After exploding against LSU's premier frontcourt for 20 points and 14 rebounds, Dotson has seen a dip in production. She has not Women's scored more than Basketball 1i points in the four contests since and has not hit double-digits in rebounds, either. It's not like Dotson is taking shots and missing them -she has made 14 of 26 shots, good for 53.8 percent. Twenty-six shots in four games is not as many as the Gators (16-10, 5-6 SEC) would like, but it has been a struggle to get the ball inside against opponents' sagging zone defenses. "It's a situation where, if our guards aren't hitting 3s, they can just pack it in on us," assistant coach Susie Gardner said. "Fortunately, our shooters were hitting yesterday. It's just like Sylvia Fowles, Tasha Humphrey -the great posts in this conference are going to be double-teamed or even denied the ball, so that's when the other players need to step up. So that's what's happening. Marshae just has to be patient and realize that she is the target we want." TOURNEY WATCH: Another split SEE WHOOPS, PAGE 15 L LSU quarterback Ryan Perrilloux, who was expected to be the starter for the Tigers next season, has been suspended from the team indefinitely for violating team rules, head coach Les Miles said in a statement Monday. Weak rbundp, followed by, season's worst

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2008 M ALLIGATOR, 15 Ma1r IgIfl% I(4{)M to If~ o t ( pth I ng It h rfle*( or1eV Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers Midweek bye will give Urgency permeates Thompson added rest end of UF's season WHOOPS, from page 14 week left the Gators' RPI declining from 43 last week, according to CollegeRPI.com, to 38 after Sunday's win against Arkansas, although UF dropped to seventh in the conference standings. CollegeRPI.com founder Jerry Palm, who releases his bracket Sunday morning before that day's games, moved UF into his "last four out" category. Sunday's home contest against South Carolina (13-12, 2-8 SEC, RPI 89) will be another must-win game for the Gators as they fight for a .500 record in conference play. INJURY UPDATE: After sitting out the Feb. 10 game at Mississippi State with a sprained left shoulder, sophomore point guard Lonnika Thompson played sparingly in UF's last two games at Georgia and home against Arkansas. Thompson, who had started 13 straight contests prior to the injury, did not start either game and played only two and seven minutes against the Bulldogs and Razorbacks, respectively. The missed practices have hurt Thompson the most. "With only two days to prepare for opponents, you have to have your full squad out there to see what our rotations are going to be, what we're going to do offensively or defensively," Gardner said. "It's different if it would've been Depree or Sha, because we know what they're like." With no game Thursday, Gardner expects to have Thompson back in the normal rotation Sunday against South Carolina. She likely would not start, however, as Gardner cited junior guard Sha Brooks' excellent play at the point in Thompson's absence. Jeremiah Stanley/ Alligator Lonnika Thompson, shown here during the Gators' win against FAMU on Jan. 2, has played infrequently since returning from injury. Strickler moves into third place while playing as individual H OOPS, from page 14 games against South Carolina and Georgia become must-wins. If UF drops either, a treacherous backend to the Gators' schedule will be played in desperation. The Gators finish with home games against Mississippi State and No. 2 Tennessee and a trip to Lexington to face Kentucky. Forward Chandler Parsons said the team is doing its best to remain focused and not get lost in any tournament hype. UF plays South Carolina on Wednesday and Parsons said the Gators are trying to take it one game at a time. "We're not looking at it like we're not going to make 7 (the NCAA Tournament)," Parsons said. "If we take care of business, then we'll be there." Donovan stressed the same issue and said he has enough to worry about Donovan without the distraction. UF is currently free falling through the SEC and has lost four of its last five games. Righting the ship is no easy task, and Donovan is aware that time is running out. "I do think young people can learn through winning, but you can't learn all there is to learn about life, the game of basketball, without failures," Donovan said. "There is a product of learning through our mistakes. You're going to make mistakes, and sometimes those mistakes can be some of your biggest triumphs." Donovan has spoken about his team's need to be "hardened" and scarred by defeat in the past. He used LSU, who has dealt with its head coach being fired and a poor record, as an example of where he thinks UF needs to be. Whether or not the recent struggles will bring this team to its fullest potential remains to be seen. What -is clear, however, is what needs to be done. "If we win enough basketball games, we're going to get in, and if we don't win enough games, we're not going to get in," Donovan said. "It's pretty cut and dry." player, having taken a career-best third place at the SunTrust Gator Invitational just days ago. Now, with UP in 10th place and 18 shots behind leader Alabama, those accolades mean little. "We have to work hard and get better," Alexander said. "We need better play from Billy and Tyson in particular." Tyler Brown, a senior from Jacksonville who plays the Sawgrass Country Club course more than any other UF player, had his ups and downs Golf over a five-hole stretch including two birdies, two bogeys and a double bogey en route to a three-over 75. Bank Vongvanij, UF's lone freshman, failed to notch one red number in his seven-over 79. -6 Junior Will Strickler was the only UF player to be under par for any part of Monday's second round, as four birdies helped him to an even par 72 and a tie for third at one under. But Strickler's success doesn't count toward UF's team totals because he is competing as an individual -just another unfortunate circumstance i_ a tournament already full of them. GOLF, from page 14

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