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

Viva The Independent Alligator: 44 Years of Independence

Today The Independent Florida Alligator celebrates 44 years of independence. February 1, marks not only editorial independence, but financial independence from the University of Florida. Here at the Alligator Alumni Association, we are working to support efforts to continue The Alligator‘s legacy as source of journalistic and professional excellence. Alligator alumni are among notable journalists… Continue Reading

Homecoming Open House photos

Last week, The Alligator and the Alligator Alumni Association hosted an Open House during UF Homecoming Weekend. Alumni, current staff and their families explored the new space, reminisced with old friends and met the current staff of the Independent Florida Alligator. These are just a few pictures from the event. If you took photos at the… Continue Reading

Come say hi! The Alligator Open House on October 14

Dear Friend, This spring, The Alligator™ toasted the past and said goodbye to our former home at 1105 W. University Avenue. This fall, I want to welcome you to the new offices and invite you to be part of our future at The Alligator and the Alligator Alumni Association. Join us for an open house following the… Continue Reading

Sign up for the Alligator Alumni Association

To the alumni and friends of the Florida Alligator,™ and since 1973, The Independent Florida Alligator,™ As you may know, Campus Communications, Inc., the publisher of The Alligator, recently sold its offices at 1105 W. University Avenue, where so many of you worked long into the night after a full day of classes. It was a decrepit… Continue Reading