NOW HIRING: GENERAL MANAGER, Campus Communications, Inc.

GENERAL MANAGER, Campus Communications, Inc. Searching for energetic, innovative leader to steer business operations of one of America’s top student news organizations into the digital age. The Independent Florida Alligator seeks candidates for its next General Manager, a position that opens in January 2019. This is the top job at Campus Communications Inc., the nonprofit that… Continue Reading

Alligator General Manager Trish Carey set to retire early 2019

Alligator General Manager Patricia “Trish” Carey is set to retire at the beginning of 2019. Read the announcement from Campus Communications Chairwoman Jean Chance and a personal note from Trish to Alligator alumni below. We at the Alligator Alumni Association give thanks to Trish for giving so much of her love, life and time to the Alligator and a special congratulations on her… Continue Reading

Reflecting on the roots of the Alligator

originally printed on January 28, 2013, in The Independent Florida Alligator By RON SACHS Here’s a fundamental fact: America’s best and most aggressive collegiate daily newspaper is the Independent Florida Alligator. It has stood the test of time and has been a force to be reckoned with in all the eras in which it has… Continue Reading

Why we’re #thankful for the Alligator!

This time of year, many of us reflect on the past year and look forward to the new adventures and experiences a new year will bring! We asked Alligator Alumni from around the nation to share why they’re thankful for The Alligator. Here are just a few reasons we have to be #thankful for The… Continue Reading

One Alligator.

One byline. One advertisement. One photo credit. One Alligator. It all starts with one – You. The Alligator has been serving the University of Florida and greater Gainesville since it first started as University News 111 years ago. Today, the Independent Florida Alligator is the largest student-run newspaper in the nation. Whether you worked in… Continue Reading

From print to online, what’s next for the Alligator?

The news earlier this summer that The Alligator would be moving from a daily circulation to a three-day print circulation came as a shock to some — and to some as an inevitable stepping stone in a rough economy. We caught up with The Alligator’s general manager, Patricia Carey, and editor-in-chief, Molly Vossler, to see… Continue Reading

The Alligator announces circulation decrease, expands online services

Today, the Alligator announced circulation changes for the Fall and Spring semesters. Beginning in August, the paper will move from its traditional weekday format to printing physical papers Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The Alligator has been considered a “daily” newspaper for more than 50 years when it first began printing Monday through Friday in the early 1960s. Current editors announced the changes… Continue Reading

Support The Alligator during The Amazing Give!

For the next 24 hours, The Amazing Give is raising funds for local nonprofits through a single online donation platform. Please consider a donation to The Alligator, which provides college students a hands-on, experiential learning opportunity to put into practice what they are learning in the classroom. Support the next generation of journalists, professors, attorneys,… Continue Reading