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Univ. prepares for third consecutive year of cuts By MARIANA HEREDIA THE RED & BLACK After three consecutive years of budget cuts, the University is having a hard time determining how else to tighten the belt. Tim Burgess, senior vice president for finance and administration, said the University had to find what

was the most important thing on which to spend money. “The real problem is that this is the third fiscal year we’re going through this,” he said. “One year you can kind of deal with. One year you can manage without a lot of significant reductions. Two years you have to squeeze and tighten up. But a third

year and no formula growth puts our backs against the wall.” The University received a $32 million reduction in state appropriations and a $16 million reduction in formula growth money for fiscal year 2012. The University had been expecting these cuts for years and had operated more con-

Undergraduate debt increases across country

servatively to offset them, but never expected to see the formula growth money disappear, Burgess said. “If we had not been saving from one year to the next to the next and sort of building up a deliberate cushion this would be a lot worse,” he said. “The biggest problem we had this year was that the cushion we built did not

anticipate the notion of the Regents that the state would not fund the additional formula allocations for growth.” Burgess said the University would be able to offset reductions through its savings, and it would offset the $32 million hole in state appropriations with tuition and institutional See CUTS, Page 5

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By AJ ARCHER THE RED & BLACK Students are racking up more loans during their time at the University. The amount of student loans owed throughout the nation outweighed the amount of credit card debt for the first time last year, according to The New York Times. The amount owed in student loans nationally is expected to break into the trillions this year. With this number on the rise, University students may wonder how their personal debt compares to other students’ and how an excess of debt could affect their future. The average cumulative debt of an undergraduate at a four-year public institution is $23,227 including the Federal Parent PLUS Loans, according to finaid. org. The University is faring better than the nation as a whole. University undergraduates in 2010 were on average indebted $15,938 from any loan program on the University, according to the Office of Student Financial Aid. However, since 2005 this amount has increased by nearly 19 percent. “We’re glad that our students borrow less than the See DEBT, Page 2

FRANCES MICKLOW | The Red & Black

S Meredith Williams, director of the Athens Area Homeless Shelter, helps needy families.

Homeless families find help in Athens shelter By ADAM CARLSON THE RED & BLACK A child is screaming. Her voice is small and sharp with laughter, echoing down the narrow hallway of the Athens Area Homeless Shelter and into the office of Meredith Williams, the shelter’s executive director. The kids should all be cleared out by now, a half-hour past 9 a.m., but some remain. “Meredith!” the small girl says, whispering loudly. “Meredith!” “Lizzie,” Williams says, “I’m working right now, okay?” She crosses the space toward the door, shutting it, apologetic.

In her 14th month as the shelter’s director, though, Williams is easy with the routine. She’s used to the noise; has learned to check behind the curtain hanging in her office, just in case some small body is hiding there. It’s the season of the 2-year-old, she says. Every one of her six families seems to have one. Things get loud and messy, and sometime a lot of both. Originally from Gwinnett County, she’d been looking to move closer to home than Austin, Texas — and to work a little closer at hand.

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Where’s Mikey? President Adams will be presenting a check to the Stadion Golf Classic today. Think they’ll give it back to help ease these University budget cuts?

FRANCES MICKLOW | The Red & Black

Twilight promises ‘most insane’ spectacle By CHRIS MILLER THE RED & BLACK Thousands of sports fans crowded into the bars and onto the sidewalks on Clayton and Washington Friday and Saturday. Just about everybody was screaming their heads off. But the Bulldogs were no where to be seen. Nope, instead everybody was out watching the Twilight Criterium, Athens’ own European-style bicycle road race 21 years running. “It’s cool how [Twilight] brings the community together,” said Keriann Conway, a research study coordinator at the Institute for Behavioral Research. “It’s everyone of all ages and you run into all these people you know — it’s just cool and different.” Twilight is “the most insane criterium in the world,” according to event’s website. The main event, the Men’s Pro-Am Criterium, is 80 laps through downtown, equal to 50 miles, with the 150plus riders taking 90-degree turns at up to 30 miles an hour. “It’s really cool how intense they are, how

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TIGHT SQUEEZE Terrible drivers take note — one truck ended up in the side of a house. Page 2

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CATHRYN CHILDS | The Red & Black

The Twilight Criterium offered a wide range of activities for all ages this past Friday and Saturday, including races for men and See TWILIGHT, Page 7 women, live music and kids’ competitions.

News ........................ 2 Variety ..................... 5

COVER UP Does believing in a forgiving higher power make cheating OK? Page 3 Opinions .................. 6 Sports ...................... 9

UP IN SMOKE See how Justin Houston feels about his draft stock going up in smoke on page 9. Crossword ............... 2 Sudoku .................... 9


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DEBT: Nearly half of Univ. students borrow money

CRIME NOTEBOOK Truck crashed into Deer Park home A gray truck crashed into the side of a Deer Park home near Lexington Road Saturday night. No injuries were reported, but a cat was reported dead, according to eyewitnesses at the scene. Athens-Clarke County Captain Charles Newson said the driver is still on the run as of Saturday night. “An officer observed a drunk driver driving into oncoming traffic,� Newson said. “But the officer lost him and the next thing we know, the car’s in the house. He’s still on the run. It is possible that there was more than one person.� Newson said he does not know if any University students were involved, and police are still investigating the incident. Hannah Perez, a Gainesville State student and Deer Park resident, saw a man in a lightcolored or gray shirt and black pants run diagonally around the corner of the house immediately following the incident. “We heard a screeching sound and I thought someone hit a trash can or a mailbox,� Perez said. “It was about five or six minutes before the cops got here. The tenants of the house were freaking out because the cat died.� As officials were pulling the truck out of the house, the power at the Deer Park neighborhood went out at about midnight. A Georgia Power official said the fuel tank began to spark, so the power had to be shut off to ensure nothing ignited. He said the power would be off for about an hour while the truck was pulled out. Krista Anderson, a resident and University senior majoring in broadcast news, was watching TV when she heard the sirens. “I heard a loud, loud bang,� Anderson said. “I really thought it was a plane crash. It was like an explosion. I was scared to look, honestly. It’s scary to think it could’ve been on our side of the street.� Wes McKettrick, a University senior majoring in computer science, was working on homework at a neighboring house when he heard the sirens, but he said the incident doesn’t make him feel less safe. “I’ve lived here for two years and the landlords said they’ll take care of the people,� he said.

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TIFFANY STEVENS | The Red & Black

S A gray truck crashed through a house in the Deer Park neighborhood near Lexington Road Saturday night. The occupant of the truck fled from the scene.

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Reports of graffiti on campus continue despite the Thursday arrest of a University student charged with many of the incidents, according to University reports. Officials reported several incidents of spray-painted graffiti inside the walls of the Special Collections Library being constructed on Hull Street. The superintendent for the construction site told police that an unknown person had entered the structure by forcing open the plywood covering the doorway and had spray-painted between Thursday at 5:30 p.m. and Friday at 6 p.m., according to the report. Officers also reported a red “Where’s Waldo?� drawing on the west side of the Journalism Building Friday at about 7:30 p.m. The damage was estimated to be less than $500 and is the second “Where’s Waldo?� reported this semester.

A University student was arrested and charged with underage possession of alcohol outside of Russell Hall Friday after a complainant called police about an intoxicated female, according to a University Police report. Police approached Kristen Alyssa Williams, 19, at about 12:30 a.m. after officers were told two friends were helping her into Russell Hall. While speaking with Williams, she told police she had a couple of alcoholic beverages earlier in the night, according to the report. After performing an identity check on Williams, she was placed under arrest for underage possession. A fake Florida ID was found in Williams’ possession during a search. Williams told police she used it to gain access to bars that serve alcohol downtown, according to the report. Williams was arrested and charged with underage possession and possession of a fake

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national average — no doubt the HOPE scholarship is key in keeping our students’ debt low,� said Robert Tucker, assistant director of federal aid programs for the OSFA. “All students must complete an online counseling session, known as loan entrance counseling, before receiving student loans. And of course, we’re always available for students who have questions.� In addition to the increase in the amount of student loans, the number of students who take out loans is also rising. Nationally, the percentage of students who borrow money is more than 61 percent, according to finaid.org. The University is faring better than the nation in this category as well, according to the OSFA. About 45 percent of students at the University have borrowed money at some point during their education. Despite the successes experienced by the University, numbers are still on the rise. The average amount of debt accumulated by University graduates since 2005 has increased by nearly 19 percent, and the percentage of students who borrow money at the University has increased by a little more than 6 percentage points since 2007. The steady increase could be attributed to the recent economic decline — which increased costs in many sectors including education — or the increase in the number of students who choose to pursue higher education. As of fall 2009, there were 34,885 students in attendance at the University. This number is a 7.95 percent increase from the total amount of students enrolled at the University in 2001. The implications of this increasing amount of debt could be crucial to students who have yet to graduate from the University. With increased tuition, more fees and a decline in HOPE coverage, some students may find it difficult to stay afloat. “Being in debt is nothing to be proud of,� said Victoria Rivard, an English education major from Marietta. “Sometimes thinking about the amount of money I’ll owe when I graduate definitely overwhelms me.� The increased amount of debt could mean that graduating stu-

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Belief in God could influence cheating By ADINA SOLOMON THE RED & BLACK

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S As of 5:30 a.m. Sunday, WNEG-TV became WUGA-TV. Jimmy Sanders, WUGA-TV’s director of television and radio, said promotion and marketing will start closer to the fall.

Station officially changes hands By AJ ARCHER THE RED & BLACK It’s official. WNEG-TV transitioned into WUGA-TV Sunday at 5:30 a.m. “This is a whole new look — a whole new station,” said Jimmy Sanders, director of television and radio at WUGA-TV. The Sunday launch was soft — the station goes on the air and runs while any existing bugs and problems are worked out. “We put it on the air and let it play, then promotion and marketing start closer to the fall,” Sanders said. Master control, located in Atlanta, ensures the quality of the station by providing 24-hour surveillance of the broadcast. There are local shows in development, and about eight shows are on the drawing board. The shows vary in genres such as informational and entertainment.

“A pilot is created and given to businesses who have the option to buy it and support it by underwriting it,” Sanders said. The model for this process is seen with the College of Public Health, Sanders said. The college created a show that was picked up by a freelance producer and aired on WNEG-TV. The station features programming from the Public Broadcasting Service and original station identification scores — composed specially for the station — whose melody is that of the University’s fight song. “I think it is great that we have access to a local station,” said Lauren Moore, a biology major from McDonough. “I watched it when it aired on Sunday and I was very impressed with it.” Sanders said the station empolyees think they have improved upon WNEG-TV. “The basic programming [now]

is vastly superior to the past,” Sanders said. “We have Nature, the PBS news hour and Tavis Smiley. The PBS programming gives us a platform for running our shows.” The station’s $600,000 operating budget led to the layoff of 17 employees in January, leaving six to remain at the station. Sanders said the station hopes to lower the cost of production by producing shows. “Every penny received in underwriting goes toward lowering expenses,” Sanders said. Right now the station is talking to different colleges in the University regarding creating new shows that discuss what is happening in their field. This would further involve students at the University in the process and provide them with experience in the broadcast industry. “Student involvement is our No. 1 mission,” Sanders said. “There is a whole studio and space for the students.”

Do you ever wonder which students in your class cheat on tests? Try asking them if they think God is vengeful or benevolent. Undergraduate students who believe in a caring god are more likely to cheat academically, according to a study conducted by psychology researchers at the University of Oregon and the University of British Columbia. The study, which was published in April, also revealed that students are less likely to cheat if they believe God is punishing. “I think what’s interesting is that they’re breaking religious beliefs in a more nuanced way and looking at how it influences behavior,” said Keith Campbell, head of the psychology department. “It’s how people perceive their relationship with God.” Campbell said most religion studies look at organized faiths, but this study focuses on how people view God. Derrick Lemons, a religion and anthropology instructor, said it can be “difficult to separate things out” by religion in a study because even within one religion, followers can hold different views of God. For example, Lemons said Christianity has some denominations that believe in a kind God while others believe in a harsher one. Americans rarely believe in an angry God, he said. “In American culture, that’s not the God that we prefer. We prefer a very benevolent God who will care for us and has our best interest at heart. We understand we’re not perfect, but he’ll forgive us,” Lemons said. Lucie Ondraschkova, a sophomore from Opava, Czech Republic, said the study results seem logical, especially for more religious people. “People who have a really strong belief, they’ll probably cheat less,” Ondraschkova said. Lemons said a valuable

follow-up study would be to look at students from multiple cultures — not just Western ones. The views in the study have been heavily influenced by Christianity, he said. “Let’s say you go to a culture that has ancestral worship,” Lemons said. “I wonder if they may respond on this that they wouldn’t cheat because a spirit will come on [them]. That definitely shapes morality in cultures that believe that.” Campbell suggested a follow-up study where researchers test the same subjects as in the previous study. They then divide them into two groups, making one group recall the punitive aspects of God and the other recall the loving aspects. The researchers didn’t show the people’s belief system was the key variable determining whether they would cheat or not, Campbell said. “They didn’t isolate that belief,” he said. Lemons said the correlation researchers found between cheating and perceptions of God is intriguing, especially as final exams approach. “It’s even had me wondering before tests,” he said. “I’m wondering which beliefs my students have.” Campbell said the study is a “bridge” between religion and science that is valuable for both disciplines. It creates worthwhile dialogue, he said. “If I were coming at something like this from the perspective of someone in a religious sphere, I’d think, ‘How does this affect how I talk to people about God?’” Campbell said. “It’s interesting to think what you emphasize and how that influences behavior.” He said the study is also significant from a scientific standpoint. Religion plays an important role in culture, so it’s essential for science to analyze it. “Religion is such a huge part of human behavior,” Campbell said. “To understand human behavior, you have to look at the religious aspects.”


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Library digitizes works By HEIDI GHOLAMHOSSEINI THE RED & BLACK

SARA CALDWELL | The Red & Black

S The Digital Library of Georgia, which is housed on the fourth floor of the Main Library, is in the process of digitizing books and other content.

Google may have Google Books, but the University is working toward its own digital library. The Digital Library of Georgia, which is tucked into the fourth floor of the Main Library, is a statewide resource that allows students to access library resources online. “We identify books we think should be digitized, [and] they usually have historic value,” said William Potter, University Librarian and Associate Provost. “But we’ve digitized insurance maps from around the turn of the century, and we’ve gotten grants to do

the Civil Rights Digital link, they are brought to a Library which has a lot of page that allows them to television programs people browse resources by time can look at.” period, country, media Google Inc.’s $90 type, institution or billion digital books alphabet. project was recently Sheila McAlister, put on hold by assistant director of Judge Denny Chin, the DLG, broke and the University down the idea is not the only behind the school to launch University’s digital Google’s idea and library. digitize its own “What we do is, resources. Harvard, I’d like to say, out of Oxford and Stanford POTTER altruism. Everything are some of the unithat we put online versities who followed suit we put out there for anyin scanning resources to one to use, and it’s absomake them available lutely free,” she said. online. “Google Books is really just The link to the digital printed materials, where as library can be found on the DLG has printed materials, UGA libraries home page. sound recordings, moving Once people click the image — it runs the gamut.” McAlister specifies that though leisure books are not the goal of the digital library, it does carry books that were — in her words — “the Harry Potter of the olden days,” including titles from Corra Harris and Joel Chandler Harris. But scanning literature is not easy. Donnie Summerlin, who is in charge of scanning newspapers to go on the website, illustrated the steps in making news articles searchable. “What we have here is a microfilm scanner,” he said, indicating a machine next to his computer screen. “It picks up the edges of the page and it scans a digital image of each of the newspaper pages. Once we get the images scanned we run them through a program that reads the page and creates a text output. We put that text behind the page so when people search key words it highlights the words in the article.” Through the DLG’s friendly check-out system, the University contributes further to the future of digital reading. “I remember when the web first started,” McAlister said. “It was totally different. I never would have thought I would one day sit on the bus and be able to look at my email. It just goes to show that you never know how things will progress.”


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CUTS: All of campus to feel effects ¢ From Page 1

FRANCES MICKLOW | The Red & Black

S The University’s administration cut 5.5 percent of last fiscal year’s budget. The repercussions will affect the administration and the campus.

fee increases passed in April. The 3 percent tuition increase at the University adds up to $4.5 million and the $250 increase per semester in the institutional fee adds up to $16 million. Still, this does not cover all the cuts. University President Michael Adams announced during April’s University Council meeting 5.5 percent of cuts would come from the administration while 2.2 to 2.5 percent would come from individual units throughout the University. Burgess said the University will likely see a vacant position remain vacant, some deferred maintenance and repair maintenance that will go undone and cutbacks in hours of operation in order to fill the 5.5 percent cut. He said the cuts may not look harsh on

Web business wins $100,000 Money to fund rush database By MARIANA HEREDIA THE RED & BLACK In a struggling economy, getting a loan to start a small business may be a dream of the past. But for one undergraduate student and his sister, a $100,000 investment for their online business is actually a reality. Wes Van Dyk, an undergraduate finance major and football player at the University, along with his sister Katie Van Dyk, a law student at Tulane University, won the 2011 UGA’s Next Top Entrepreneur with their company RushEase. They received a $500 cash prize and trophy and will meet Tuesday with GIB Ventures, an investment capital group funded by University alumni, to discuss increasing the investment to $150,000. “That just doesn’t happen,” said Charles Roach, an undergraduate teaching assistant at the Terry College of Business who helped with the contest. “Banks and other investors are just not lending these days, and especially having a fund that’s solely

directed to the UGA students, that’s a big deal.” Roach is also working with the Van Dyks as the Chief Information Officer of RushEase. RushEase is an online database company set to help sororities in the recruitment process by eliminating paperwork. With this database, women rushing can create a short profile for themselves and upload all the needed documents online for sororities to see — without having to mail a thing. During the final round of the contest, Katie Van Dyk explained her experience as recruitment head for her sorority at the University of Texas. All of the venture capitalists listened as she explained how the sheer volume of paperwork inspired her and her brother to start this business. Afterward, the venture capitalists had a chance to grill the contestants on their work. They asked the Van Dyks things such as how they were going to balance a business along with schoolwork and why their CIO had a salary though they did not. Wes Van Dyk said the CIO had a salary because it was a full-time position. He said they wanted the business to be a success.

“It’s our baby, and we’ll do whatever it takes to get it done,” he said. The contest’s runner-up was Lindsey Epperly, an undergraduate English major at the University, with her company Vacations by Lindsey. Epperly’s travel agency produced handcrafted itineraries for clients during their luxury vacations. Other contestants included a jewelry business — which would take unwanted parts from electronics and turn them into accessories — a mini-golf business in the Athens area complete with a stocked bar and an online marketplace for services. Wes Van Dyk said the competition was tough. “Katie, Charles and I were extremely excited to win the contest, especially considering all the great competition,” he said. “There were a lot of great business plans that I’m sure will be successful as well.” He said the project was an exciting time for the company, but they are ready to get started on the actual product. “It’s been a wild process so far,” he said. “But we are ready to get RushEase moving quickly now that the financing portion is behind us.”

an individual basis; however, as a whole, they would be significant. “I don’t know if I would cite [the Miller Learning Center running fewer hours] as an example of what would happen, but those kinds of things spread out across various units,” he said. Burgess said the University will get a clearer picture of this on May 18 when the University must submit its budget to the Regents. The Regents will review the budget in June. Burgess said he would like for political leadership to being investing more in higher education. “I’d like to be optimistic and assume that that’s not going to happen. The state’s revenues have been up,” he said. “If we get yet another year of budget cuts, it gets exponentially more problematic and implications grow exponentially.”

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The Link is a go

The latest SGA administration has been sworn into office. Now, prioritize issues. The Link administration members were sworn into office on April 19, and it appears as if they have started with a bang. They have accomplished much already, as Kaitlin Miller’s column to the right attests. But the editorial board has words of advice for The Link: hunker down. The true test of a student government comes in representing student interests for 52 weeks — not just one. This year, The Snapshot successfully challenged North Campus tailgating bans and implemented at-large Senate representatives. The administration reformed the withdrawal process, the final exam policy and the Student Government Association election procedures. But their record wasn’t squeaky clean. Remember when SGA senators were going to vote on whether the University was going to officially back Israel? Remember the campus smoking ban? We want The Link to be all that it has been hyped up to be: a link between students and their administrators. We don’t want them to waste time on irrelevant problems. Focus on repealing the C-minus grades that will affect students’ abilities to maintain the HOPE scholarship. Focus on getting student representation on the Board of Regents. Don’t dilly-dally about whether to officially back Zombies or Humans. Stick to the true problems at hand. As long as Mallory, Kaitlin and Inman maintain the direction their party has promised, they’ve got the editorial board’s backing. But if they start to veer off-road, we’ll cover that, too. Either way, we’re excited for The Link and the year they’ve been given to change the campus. Just remember — we’re watching. — Charles Hicks for the editorial board

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ou see them all over campus and in classes. You may have spoken to them and given them your broad American smile. You may have asked them to say “hello” in their native tongue. But can we American students understand what it means to be one of the 2,203 foreign students at the University? I felt that disconnect on a trip to India, and it felt awful. I am an IndianAmerican born in Georgia. My parents are from India. I traveled there last year — alone for the first time. Even though I mentally prepped for a culture shock, I found India nothing and everything like I imagined it would be. I felt like a foreigner in my family’s native land. The airport kulis — professional bag handlers — were there right away to pick up my bags. I decided to try out the broken Hindi I had picked up over the years while watching Bollywood films. But my American accent was unmistakable. They looked at me like prey. “It’s an ‘Am-re-can.’ No doubt about it, boys,” one said. I headed toward the exit into a hazy atmosphere and tried to adjust to Indian Standard Time. I had no family to help me out. No one to explain what I saw or felt. No one to maintain my comfort zone in a foreign land. I stood out regardless of my complexion. I look like an Indian, and yet everyone treated me like an American. I thought I was speak-

RASHMI PARIKH ing the language, Gujarati, and still everyone kept asking me if I understood. I thought I was with family, but I was being treated like a guest — not a nephew. The family I visited would introduce me with my name but add that I was from America. I imagine this was so friends and neighbors would excuse my lapses in traditional Indian guest manners. These included eating with your right hand, always accepting more food on the plate and passing food with your left hand. I forgot that one once. When I passed the curry with my right hand at one dinner party, goodhumored joking began about the lack of culture in American-born Indians. I didn’t think the jokes were funny. My trip to India gave me insights into what foreign students must feel when they come to the U.S. They try to blend in by speaking our language, fitting into our fashions, and enjoying our pastimes. As students and ambassadors of our school, we should make sure we do what we can to make these students feel at home — whether that means flashing a smile or teaching them how to pass a plate. — Rashmi Parikh is a senior from Lawrenceville majoring in magazines and religion

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he new administration of the Student Government Association has only been in office for one week, but we’ve been at work for nearly six months. Let me tell you about what we’ve done. Last Tuesday, we passed a resolution encouraging Gov. Nathan Deal to use the excess lottery funds from the previous year to grandfather-in students and incoming freshmen to the HOPE changes. We have discussed with administrators how the surplus funding from students’ technology fee should be spent so that students’ money most directly benefits them. For example, we may not need more iPads for rent in the MLC, but it would be nice to be able to connect to PAWS when class starts each day. We have worked with Dean of Students Bill McDonald on the structure for the Dean of Students Advisory Board, which will be enacted this fall. The board will consist of representatives from campus student organizations who would provide student input on campus issues and potential changes that will effect them. We have met with Mayor Nancy Denson to see how student concerns about matters such as law enforcement, parking citations, crowd control and traffic violations can be brought to the table. We have also begun working with our commissioners and other local officials to host an open forum at the University in the fall. This

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“Know we’d love to sit down and talk about what you’d like to see SGA doing for you.” forum would allow students to ask questions and better understand how Athens really works. We are laying the groundwork for a freshmen welcome ceremony. This would kick off the year for incoming students and introduce them to our school’s traditions. We want to make sure they know how to call the Dogs, when to walk under the Arch and where to find Ms. Sandra at Snelling on the bad days. We have selected and inaugurated 15 students who applied and interviewed for the student life representative senate seats created by the previous administration. This is to ensure students from all areas of the University — from South Campus to multicultural organizations — are represented. In addition, we have met with administrators, students and other leaders regarding the University’s sexual harassment policy, the new service animal policy, our student savings program and the Collegiate

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Spring cleaning good for social networks A W W h, spring! It’s time for warmer weather, floral prints, allergy attacks and spring cleaning. Traditionally, spring cleaning means going through your stuff, getting rid of things that you don’t use and tidying up in general. But have you ever thought of spring cleaning social media? That’s right. It’s time to go through your Facebook and tidy up your friends list. Here’s a starter list of people you should unfriend: The Creeper: This person asks your “real life” friends about things you post instead of asking you. Have you ever been in class and caught the girl in front of you scrolling through someone’s page all the way back to 2009? Yep, that’s her. The Ex: That’s right. If you still have an ex on Facebook just to see his new arm candy when you’re already feeling horrible, click the Unfriend button. Of course, this is different than having an ex who is an actual friend; that person is a keeper. The Random: You have no idea how this person

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Readership Program. Finally, we’ve met with students from organizations such as Go Green Alliance, RHA, Volunteer UGA, University Judiciary, Student Alumni Association, UGA Heroes, Relay for Life, Greek life, campus ministries and others to see how we can best support and represent their ongoing efforts and initiatives on campus. And we’re working on ideas and concerns brought to us by students, such as academic issues and student life. Be on the lookout for a campus smartphone application listing things such as bus routes to microwave locations. And we’re always listening for more perspectives and ideas. So please, keep them coming. You know where to find us — send us an email, give one of us a call or come by our office in the CSO. We still have candy leftover from Easter if that’s an incentive. Know we’d love to sit down and talk about what you’d like to see SGA doing for you. After all, if we’ve learned anything thus far, it’s that there are some incredible students at this University doing remarkable things and the administrators have our best interests at heart. There is always a role for every individual to play in making the University a better place.

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wound up on your list. You have never interacted with each other on or outside of Facebook. The random has no ties to you, and his profile is suspiciously bare despite 3,000 friends. The Hometowner: You went to the same high school, but you never saw each other face-to-face. You have a dozen or so mutual friends. But when she posts about Bobby, you’re not sure if she’s talking about her brother or her iguana. If you ever ran into her during a trip home, you wouldn’t recognize her because her profile picture is so heavily edited. The Drama Tornado: Think of this person as a problem carpenter with Facebook as his hammer. This person is usually found at the center of 100-comment-long arguments. The Drama Tornado loves to move his path of destruction outside of your news feed; he has been known to tell family

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members who don’t have Facebook about “suspicious posts” on your profile. He makes you feel like you need to speak in code every time you post. The Bleh: Your stomach turns every time you see him on your feed. He makes you feel bad for some reason. Maybe he’s the subject of your unrequited love; maybe you two had a horrible fallingout, but never deleted each other. Maybe he’s just creepy. If he makes you feel uncomfortable and makes using social media a burden, delete him. The Sharer: No, this isn’t the cool kind of sharing where you get free cookies. This is the kind of sharing that makes you wonder where this person’s brain filters went. Nobody wants to know how many colors were in your vomit after last night’s wild party, man. The “Mystery”: Most of this person’s status updates are about “someone” who did “something.” He never interacts with anyone else because he tends to be self-centered. In all honesty, this

person probably has a boring life and is desperate for attention. The Whiner: This person is the queen of firstworld problems. Forget Japan or Libya; The Whiner hasn’t seen her hubby in two hours. In the rare event that she interacts with someone else, she usually finds a way to tie it back to her own problems. If you post that you have been exposed to toxic waste, are turning purple and growing two extra eyes on your knees, she will respond with, “Oh, no! I have a cold, so I feel your pain.” In the end, you should remember to keep people you find interesting and who mean a lot to you. This list is not an endall, be-all guide to Unfriending. The most important thing you should keep in mind is that you need to feel comfortable in order to have the best social media experience possible. Happy spring! — Whitney Wilson is a junior from Elberton majoring in public relations and speech communications

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Secret TWILIGHT: Crowd cheers racers’ crashes, triumphs capsule locked away ¢ From Page 1

By HILARY BUTSCHEK FOR THE RED & BLACK Students are invited back to the University on Founder’s Day January 27, 2061, to witness the reveal of a secret 50 years in the making. A time capsule — the contents of which are strictly secret — was prepared and sealed this year and will remain unopened for the next five decades. “The purpose of the time capsule is to preserve the culture of the campus,” said Shreya Desai, a junior from Smyrna and member of the Student Alumni Council. A group of students from organizations including the Student Government Association, the Residence Hall Association and the Panhellenic Council organized and filled the time capsule. The capsule will be stored in the library archives. The library became especially involved in safely storing historical items after the Sept. 11 tragedy. Many people left items of remembrance and memorial at the Arch, said Steven Brown, University archivist emeritus. “The library stepped up and began to store the items in our archive,” he said. Members of student organizations have now teamed up with the library to preserve items that will memorialize the state of campus life. The library volunteers work to safely store any documents of importance to the University’s history. This is the second time capsule made in the history of the University. The class of 1872 made and buried a time capsule. It was opened 106 years later in 1978. It contained many newspaper articles, which were degraded and unreadable, and a signed list of the student body. Desai, Brown, University Archivist Caroline Killens and Graduate Adviser for the Student Alumni Council Deidra Smith were all present at the sealing of this year’s capsule. “The items in the time capsule are representative of the members of the group reflecting their membership and mission and items that are popular or memorable of this time period,” Desai said. The capsule contains many unnamed documents and items. The only ones specified were photographs of the members putting items into the capsule, which were the last things to be added. The sealed time capsule will be housed in the library archives and will be preserved in a temperature-controlled and acidfree environment. “It should last many centuries,” Killens said. “This is the best way to store something.” The capsule is scheduled to be opened on Founders Day in 50 years — and after that, maybe another will be hidden. Smith is optimistic about the future of the time capsule. “I hope the whole University is invited back to witness the opening of this time capsule,” she said. “I hope it turns into a tradition.”

athletic they are, and fast,” said Conway, originally from Marietta. For many, the race is a yearly highlight of Athens sport, but for others, it’s a surprise. “I didn’t mean to go [Saturday] — I kinda stumbled upon it,” said Lisa Hamilton, a senior from Lawrenceville. “I was meeting my friends downtown at Casa Mia and basically walked into Twilight.” Hamilton saw only bits of the race, but said she was surprised at the turnout. “I feel like even on football gamedays, downtown is not that crowded,” she said. “Maybe it’s ’cause they had the streets blocked off, but it was really getting claustrophobic.” With so many bikes, going that fast, that close together in the dark, there are always crashes. This year, one blew up just 20 yards past the start/ finish line — only 25 laps into the race. One racer held his hand up and slowed, maybe a pulled muscle or broken chain. The rest of the pack sped by him, missing by inches. And then one clipped him. It was just a graze. But at speeds of up to 30 miles an hour, that was enough to make him swerve, and suddenly there was a sound like a gunshot and bodies flying through the air. “All of a sudden things just exploded,” said Paul Kasay, a junior from Athens. “It happened so fast.” Kasay said the crash highlighted the intensity of the race. As the final lap grew closer the various crowd noises increased: clapping, cheering, bell-ringing. Three laps left. Two. It was close until the end, but as Italian Luca Damiani of Kenda Pro Cycling crossed the line, he raised his hands into the air. The 35,000 cycling enthusiasts who had come to Athens from around the world roared their approval.

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S Cyclists gathered from across the world for the men’s and women’s criterium, which weaved through the streets of downtown on Saturday.


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HOME: Athens shelter reaches 25-year milestone, set to expand ¢ From Page 1 “I had been on the macro level and working with congressmen and faith leaders and really wanted to get back into working with clients,” Williams said, “working in a community I felt really could utilize a facility that was really looking at the big problems in community.” She came to Athens last January, shelter unseen, and her first glimpse was indicative. “I remember thinking,” Williams said, “‘Well, this is not as bad as I thought it might be.’” Built from community There has never been no one. There was only a small group in the beginning, brought together by Community Connection. The group saw a need and sought to fill it and in December 1986 began their work. With a 10-cot facility donation by the Athens Housing Authority, the shelter emerged, designed to accommodate some of the homeless in the city. An anniversary now approaches — 25 years — and the shelter has changed dramatically in the interim. There are still needs it meets, but the facility rehabilitates now instead of relieving. And there is no longer a small group for support, but a whole community: people within — such as Meredith Williams and her staff — and without. People such as Keri Steele, the shelter’s program director, who bounced around the Southeast before settling at the shelter and working her way up. She was pursuing her master’s and doctoral degrees at Tulane University in New Orleans. And then came the hurricane.

Driven back to the East Coast, Steele was forced to look elsewhere to complete her Ph.D. So she found the University and then the shelter — getting a job as one of the night staff. Her duties then were simple: monitor the residents and assist them as well. “All while making sure nobody dies and the shelter doesn’t burn down,” Steele said. Soon, a case manager job opened, and she took it. “I really cared about the women,” Steele said, “and wanted to make sure that whoever took over the job would see them as whole persons, not just an issue to be dealt with.” Over time, she has stopped just distributing services to the women. Steele knows what poverty looks like. In West Virginia, where she’s from, it was never far from view. So it is easy for her to accept this in her clients, to understand its roots and the people it affected. “There’s such a misconception about homelessness,” Steele said. “When you’re thinking homelessness you’re thinking the man that talks to himself that lives under a bridge, or the lady who accosts you in a Kroger parking lot and asks you for money. And so actually being here and working, that’s not it at all.” She’s at work eight hours a day, but the space is more than her office — it’s a home. But Steele has learned to use that to her advantage when working with clients, to remember a birthday or that one mother’s child is sick. It’s better, she found, to look at a person rather than through them. Nora Blankenship wishes everyone else could do the same.

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S The Athens Area Homeless Shelter houses families for up to two years, assisting them as they rebuild their lives. Seeing the person As director of the JobTREC program, Blankenship works to remove the barriers that prevent the shelter’s clients from finding employment. She is familiar with the stigmas of homelessness and is equally aware that they aren’t the big things, the true ones, the ones that matter. People suffer without support, she said. And it’s those groups — single mothers and teenagers aging out of foster care or adults with no family — who need catching

when they start to fall. Because there is no net. “And I think that says something about the day and times that we live in,” she said. Blankenship works daily with the help of two School of Social Work interns from the University to help the homeless of Athens find their feet. Maryam Khokar is one of those two — but she joined the program hesitantly. “When I found out that my internship placement was at a homeless shelter, I was not very pleased simply because I had a hard time managing my emo-

tions,” Khokar said. “I felt guilty having the good lifestyle my parents have provided every time I saw a homeless individual ... knowing that they don’t have a place to stay.” Blankenship worked to help overcome her anxieties. With time, Khokar noticed a reassuring pattern. “A lot of the time clients just want someone to listen to them,” Khokar said, “and I make sure that I listen to them and let them know everything will be alright.” Some struggle. Others succeed. Each afternoon those living at the shelter on Barber Street return from the day of working or looking for work. At dinner, a small group of volunteers will appear to help serve the meal — a ritual that was started years ago. A few years ago this group would have been familiar, some of only 30 or 40 who regularly came. But now, volunteer groups are booked up each night until summer — Girl Scout troops and sororities and fraternities. The last year has been a year of outreach, of raised awareness. And it’s working. “The story of the shelter couldn’t be told without UGA,” Williams said. In 2012, the shelter will break new ground at the site of the old Navy Corps Supply School, in partnership with the Athens Resource Center for the Homeless, to expand again — able to hold up to 20 families. More will come, in need of support. And when anyone moves on to become someone somewhere else, those at the shelter will go through their usual process. “We mourn,” Williams said, “and celebrate.”


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Six former Bulldogs Bulldogs get a handout victory taken in NFL Draft By ROBBIE OTTLEY THE RED & BLACK

By RYAN BLACK THE RED & BLACK Two former Bulldogs became cats. Two became birds. And two more decided to play Cowboys and Indians in their quests for a new team. With six players selected over the three days of this year’s NFL Draft, Georgia tied LSU for the most players drafted out of an SEC school. Wide receiver A.J. Green was the first Bulldog off the board, with the Cincinnati Bengals taking him with the No. 4 overall pick Thursday evening. Cincinnati head coach Marvin Lewis said he’s not getting just any wide receiver, though. “He’s a new breed,� Lewis said Friday in an introductory news conference for Green. Not only is Green a “new breed,� but he’ll be sporting a new number — No. 18. Green is not the only Bulldog trading in his red and black jersey for Bengal stripes, as Cincinnati selected offensive lineman Clint Boling in the fourth round. “He was in one of the group of guys that we had been talking about,� Lewis said. “I think he’s a good, young prospect, and he has played a lot of football there at Georgia.� Lewis said Boling — who saw time at both guard and tackle as a Bulldog — likely will start out his career at guard. Another Bulldog who

wants the opportunity to come in and contribute is Kansas City draftee Justin Houston. The Chiefs took the outside linebacker in the third round, a far cry from where Houston was orginially projected to go — the late first or early second-rounds. But after reports that he tested positive for marijuana at the combine, those dreams of an early selection went up in smoke. Literally. “[There are] two types of pain I feel like you live with — pain with discipline and pain with regret,� Houston said. “And right now I’m feeling the pain of regret with the decision, but I have to put it in the past. I need to move forward.� Fellow Bulldog linebacker and third-rounder Akeem Dent will not have far to move, as the Atlanta Falcons selected him with the 91st overall pick. One round later, Kris Durham was the next Bulldog taken, as the Seattle Seahawks took the tall receiver to complement another big wideout already on the roster — Mike Williams. “We liked Kris because he’s 6-foot-5,� said Pete Carroll, head coach of Seattle. “We wanted another big guy to give us the effect Mike [Williams] gives us out there.� The final Georgia player taken in the draft was fullback Sean Chapas, who went to the Dallas Cowboys in the seventh round.

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1 & 2 & 3 BR. Awesome close to campus. Houses for Fall! Historical houses, modern amenities. Porches, yards. Pet friendly. $350-$1050 mo. luckydawg96@hotmail.com 1BR APTS W/ 1 MONTH FREE & NO PET FEE! Close to Campus & Downtown from $380-$425 NO SD w/ acceptable credit. That’s only $350-$390 w/ special. www.ambroseproperties.postlets.com. 706549-2500 2BR 1BA HOUSE w/ HW & tile floors, covered porch, pet friendly, $775/mo. 340 Ruth St, 706-713-0626.

With the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth, left fielder Zach Cone was looking to hit the grand slam and be the hero. But he’s happy with earning the win after being hit by a pitch. With the score tied and Cone at the plate, a pitch from Arkansas’ Nolan Sanburn hit Cone’s left hand, giving him a free base and advancing the runners for the win. Right fielder Peter Verdin triumphantly threw his helmet in the air as he touched home to secure a 6-5 Diamond Dog victory and series win over the No. 14 Razorbacks. It was Georgia’s first walkoff victory of the season. “He just kinda got me, you know. It was quick,� Cone said. “I was like, ‘I’m going to first.’� Though Georgia ended victorious Sunday, the lead went back MICHAEL BARONE | The Red & Black and forth several times before the dramatic ninth. Cone’s first RBI S Zach Cone walks to first base in the ninth inning after came on a double in the sixth, scorgetting hit by a pitch in a walk off 6-5 victory over Arkansas. ing shortstop Kyle Farmer from first. Arkansas took a 2-1 lead in the Saturday’s game saw starter top of the seventh, but second base- Michael Palazzone continue his man Levi Hyams struck back with a weekend dominance, as the junior two-run homer to right. Arkansas went eight innings allowing four Friday: scored three more runs as the game hits and no runs. progressed, but Georgia was able It was the first game in which Arkansas 10, Georgia 4 to hang in the game. Arkansas did not score since last Saturday: “We wouldn’t have done that year’s SEC tournament, and only Georgia 3, Arkansas 0 without [Hyams] and [Verdin],� the second time this year Georgia Cone said. “That was huge.� shut out an opponent. Sunday: But offense happened late for “[I’m] just trying to be as consisGeorgia 6, Arkansas 5 both teams after Georgia starter tent as I can, outing to outing, and Craig Gullickson posted his longest it really seems to be paying off,� outing since early April, with five Palazzone said. “All I’m trying to do innings of scoreless work. Gullickson is have their team put the ball in Dogs threatened throughout recovered from throwing two walks play so we can get in and out as Saturday’s game. But they might in the first, allowing just four hits quickly as possible.� have scored more runs had Cone on the day. Bolstered by a leadoff double in not been caught stealing twice, the “What you saw from him was the third from catcher Joey one blemish of his offense Perno getting better,� head coach David Delmonico and two RBIs from pointed out after Saturday’s game. Perno said. “He’s starting to get a Verdin, the Diamond Dogs put “When you’re in a tight game like little bit of confidence back. It was three runs on the board. With the that, you gotta make them earn important that we pulled him out leadoff batter safely reaching a base what you got,� Perno said. “We gave on a high note today.� in the first five innings, the Diamond them two outs on the bases.�

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2BR 2.5BA townhome for rent in Appleby Mews 1 mile from UGA and downtown. Excellent condition. $375/mo per roommate. www.AthensApt.com 678-887-4599 2BR 2BA CONDO with Bonus Room/Office. All appliances including W/D. 1 Block from campus. Move in 8/1/2011. $800/mo. Pet friendly. 478-609-1303. 2BR 2BA CONDO. In 5 Points. Lumpkin Sq. on UGA bus line. Call 706-7144585. 2BR 2BA DUPLEX $650. w/ 1 MONTH FREE! NO PET FEE! NO SD w/ acceptable credit! Under $600 w/ current special. 2 miles from downtown. Unit comes with W/D, DW, microwave. Includes sec sys monitoring, lawn maintenance, & pest control. SD of $400 fully refundable. Owner/Agent www.ambroseproperties.postlets.com 706-549-2500 2BR 2BA LUXURY Flat at Brookewood Mill. Sophisticated, private, beautiful pool, woodland creek. Near UGA/ town. Pets fine. $900. 706-714-7600

4BR 4BA HOUSE only 1/2 mi to downtown! Lg BRs, all appliances, $1800/mo. 189 Ruth Dr. 706-713-0626. 5 POINTS 2BR plus office 1.5BA apartment. 2 Blocks from campus. W/D, Dishwasher, HVAC, All electric. $900/mo. Available 8/1. 706-369-2908

5BR 3BA HOUSE. 1/2 mi. from campus, zoned for students. 2 LRs, 2 decks, plenty of parking. DW, W/D, CHAC. Pets OK. Avail. 8/1. $1900/mo. Call Matt 404-808-3190 ATHENS BEST RENTALS Fall 2011: 2BR 2.5BA townhouses off S. Milledge Washer and dryer included $695/mo. 2BR 1BA house $795/mo. and 2BR 1BA Duplex ($625/mo.) in Athens Regional Area. All Pet friendly. 706-5406540 or 706-613-7545 AWESOME 3BR 2.5BA House with garage, in newer subdivision. All new appliances including W/D, lawn care and trash pickup. Pet friendly. $1075/mo. 678-910-8008.

2BR 2BA ON College Station. Huge apartment, FP, deck, lots of closets, DW, W/D, CHAC. Avail. 8/1. Pets OK. $575/mo. 706-369-2908.

AWESOME 3BR 2BA, close to campus. New master BA w/ double sink. HW flrs, fenced back yd. W/D, DW, CHAC. Avail 8/1. $1200/mo. 706-369-2908.

2BR APTS $550- $650 w/ 1 MONTH FREE! NO PET FEE! NO SD w/ good credit! Blocks to campus & downtown. W/D included. Only $505-$596 w/ current special. www.ambroseproperties.postlets.com 706549-2500

FALL PRELEASES. BEST rentals in Athens! 1-5BR houses, apts, condos, In the heart of UGA/Dwntn/5pts. Avail Aug! Call 706-369-2908 for more info.

3BR 2BA DUPLEX $750 W/ 1 MONTH FREE! NO PET FEE! NO SD w/ acceptable credit! Under $700 w/ current special. 2 miles from downtown. Unit comes with W/D, dw, microwave. Includes sec sys monitoring, lawn maintenance, & pest control. SD of $450 fully refundable. Owner/Agent 706-549-2500 www.ambroseproperties.postlets.com 3BR 3.5BA Townhouse Eastside. $1200/mo. Private bathrooms. HW floors. W/D. Call 404-326-5034 or email aliavia@savtek.com 3BR 3BA LUXURY Townhouse at The Woodlands. Near UGA and downtown. 8/1 Prelease. Student mecca. Beautiful Clubhouse and Sportsplex. Pets Fine. $1275. 706-714-7600 4BR 2BA HOUSE off Oglethorpe, W/D, refrigerator, DW, partially furnished. $1200/mo. Available June 1. Contact Al 404-663-6770 or almckeester@gmail.com 4BR 4BA COTTAGE Avail Aug. Front and back yard, front porch, back deck, spacious rooms, directly across from pool, near UGA golf course. Floorplans and pictures available at facebook. com/scottproperties. Call Stacy at 706-425-4048 or 706-296-1863.

FOR RENT 3BR 2.5BA Townhome in Whitehall Village; HW floors; W/D; like new! $900/mo. 706566-2570.

PRELEASING FOR FALL. 4BR 4BA, in house stereo system, large decks, huge bedrooms, stainless appliances, next to downtown. $1800/mo. Call 706-363-0637. RENOVATED 4BR 3BA across from Health Sciences. Large Bedrooms & Walk-in Closets. Hardwood Floors Throughout. Completely new kitchen w/ black appliances, incl. dishwasher. New bathrooms with vanities & granite countertops. Highend remodel, tons of space, gorgeous historic home with high ceilings & huge windows. Be the first to make your college memories in this spectacular home. Please visit valerioproperties.com for more details. Sorry, no pets. SUMMIT OF ATHENS (Gated)- Renting 2BR 2BA of a 3BR 3BA Cottage. Close to clubhouse/pool (other great amenities). Available August, Call 770925-9287. WALK TO CAMPUS. 2BR condo flat 1/2 block off Milledge, newly renovated with hardwood floors, complete stainless appliance package including W/D with an awesome location and private patio. $900/mo. Call today, only one left. 706-540-7896. ugastudentrentals.com

NOW PRE-LEASING for Fall! Houses, condos & townhomes 1 to 4 bedrooms. Five Points, Downtown & Eastside. Great locations at unbeatable rates. Aaron 706-207-2957. atlasrealestateadvisors.com

SUBLEASE NEEDED FOR Fall 2011/Spring 2012. Lakeside Apartments. Already furnished 4BR 2BA apartment. $345/mo. Off S. Milledge near the loop. garrison27@gmail.com 770-597-7162 SUMMER SUBLEASE $400/MO. May rent paid. Pay no utilties. 1 mi from downtown. Private bathroom. HUGE room, two closets. 407-415-0470. bartlett.ashley@gmail.com

SUMMER SUBLEASE IN The Reserve. 1BR 1BA in 4BR 4BA girls apartment. Starting 5/14/11. Pool, other amenities. $369/mo + utilities. On bus line. 770880-4487. SUMMER SUBLEASE TOWNHOUSE on Milledge. Private bedroom and bathroom in 3BR townhouse shared with one female roommate. Reduced Rent $285 + utilities. 404313-3991

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WANTED: LIFEGUARDS AND concession stand workers needed for Legion Pool from May 26th - Aug 12th. Please go to the Information Desk at the Tate Student Center to pick up application.

The Red & Black does not verify, investigate, or endorse any classified ad. Readers are urged to use caution when responding to an ad. EARN UP TO $100! UGA researchers seeking participants for an fMRI study. Must be 18 or above with a BMI of 30 or higher. Please e-mail ugafmri@gmail.com or call 706-542-3827 EARN UP TO $100! UGA researchers seeking participants for an fMRI study. Must be 18 or above and induce vomiting, use laxatives, and binge eat at least four times a month. Please email ugafmri@gmail.com or call 706-542-3827 STUDENTPAYOUTS.COM PAID Survey Takers Needed In Athens. 100% FREE To Join. Click On Surveys. SUMMER WORK GREAT Pay, cust svc /sales, no exp nec, cond apply, all ages 17+. Call now! 706-6616777

4bd/4ba house $1,000/mo 2bd/2ba duplex $650/mo one acre lots, alarm systems, w/d, pets welcome

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LEASE/ PRELEASE OR Sale 2BR 1BA Gated Condo walking distance to campus. Pool, exercise room. Many Extras. Furnished or Unfurnished. Call anytime. 864-934-1117

WOODLANDS PRE-LEASING Fall 2011. 2 or 3BR 3BA cottage next to pool $1200/mo. Call Abbey Vandewiele. 678-524-9234

! BARTENDING! UP to $250/day. No experience necessary. Training available. Become a bartender. 1-800-965-6520 ext 106.

LITTLE PRODIGIES IS looking for substitute teachers. This person must have previous child care experience, positive and upbeat attitude and be a team player. Email your resume with “RESUME� in the subject line to Kathy Ashley at kathy.littleprodigieschildcare@gmail.com along with your phone number. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

$200 cash per person at lease signing! Hunter’s Run off S. Milledge Ave

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HEART OF 5PTS. Now Leasing for Fall 1BR- 4BR Properties. Walk to campus and shops of 5 Pts. Leases begin Aug. 1. $625- $1600/mo. Call R.S. Enterprises 706-5406670

WOODLANDS 3BR 3BA Cottage for rent. $450/mo. Living room, dining area, and 1BR come fully furnished. Less than one mi from campus with great amenities: swim, tennis, basketball, volleyball, gym, 24 hour access to clubhouse and business center all in a gated community. Please contact: ashleycleary@gmail.com

NEW GRANITE COUNTERTOPS and ceramic tile floors! S. Milledge Ave Hunter’s Run 2bd/2ba $700- $750 3bd/2ba $800- $900 4bd/4ba $1100- $1200 W/D, alarm system, pets welcome hancockpropertiesinc. com 706-552-3500

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