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Inside
ten years after it’s independence
“I’d Love To Change The World”
((( alvin lee )))

dave hogerty

[19731983]

alligatorCONTENTS

New Student Edition 1981
100 THINGS TO DO IN GAINESVILLE
REMEMBER WHEN? (’70s QUIZ)
OPINION
 (Letters To The Editor)

UNIVERSITY AVENUE (ECLECTIC ROOMMATES)

NEWS:
SPACE SHUTTLE COLUMBIA (NASA’s Return To Space)
MARIEL BOAT LIFT (Flight From Cuba Fidel Castro)
MIAMI BURNS (Arthur McDuffie Overtown Riots)

ISSUES:
ABORTION (Criminal Classified Ads)
E.R.A.
Female Crucifixion University Ave.”Reagan”
POWER OF THE SUN (Solar Capital of the World)
NO NUKES Nuclear Rain in (Washington D.C.)
“Faggots Against Killing Men In War” (NYC)
IRAN (Bombs and Hostages)
OIL (“Rock The Casbah” The Clash)
THE DRAFT?
DRINKING

GAINESVILLE IS GREEN
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Botanist Steve Z
“If Bongs Were Outlawed, Only Outlaws Would Have Bongs”
“I’d like to fertilize her buds” (Gator Growl Skit)
Homegrown Fame

 

Architectural Style
THE MYSTERIOUS MURPHREE STONES (UF Architecture)
The carvings in the stone arches of UF’s oldest dormitory tell the story of a mixed race love triangle. The story of Mucozo, Ortiz, and the Indian Princess, filled with friendship, betrayal, love, hate, and war. A story of lives lived near Gainesville 500 years ago.

Tigert Hall
Registration SS#?

Reitz Union (Little River Band on The Lawn)
University Gallery (Sally The Painter)
Florida Museum of Natural History (Bruce’s Shells)
Rathskeller (U2) 
The Hub (Textbooks and Zines)
Century Tower
University Auditorium
Plaza of The Americas
PREACHERS ON THE GREEN
Smather’s Library (East and West)
SQUEAL DAY (Kiki Bochi)
Rush Week
FOOTBALL ALMIGHTY
GATOR GROWL

HOMECOMING
“I’d like to fertilize her buds” (Gainesville Green)
HALLOWEEN BALL (A Night of Insidious Temptation)

CONVENIENCE IS IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER
TAKING THE PLUNGE
 (the pleasures in jumping out of an airplane)
NAKED LAUNCH (Pretty as a “Florida” Picture)
Diamond Teeth Mary
(Singing In The Devil’s Choir)

K.K.K (Lake City Christians)
WOMEN IN PRISON (Diane Julin)
DEATH PENALTY (Phil Kuntz)
GUNS ON CAMPUS (Dave Futch)
“Eat Lead Gator Bait” Gator Growl Skit
University Parking Police, The Independent Florida Alligator, and especially:
B-O-B H-O-P-E “EAT LEAD GATOR BAIT!”

MUSIC (The Sound of Higher Education)
So many artists came to play in Gainesville …

TOM PETTY (COMING HOME)
Tom Petty, Gainesville’s Hometown Boy was Coming Home to celebrate the release of Damn The Torpedos album, and to say hello to his father Earl, who still lives in the same small house in Northeast Gainesville where he raised  Tom, and guided him on
the long journey, that took him from, lower middle-class North Florida, to Rock N Roll fame and fortune in Hollywood, California.

Mudcrutch (HOMECOMING) — Before the Heartbreakers, at a time when the Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and The Outlaws were attracting national attention to Florida’s brand of Southern Rock, Tom Petty was still thought to be a local musician. His band, Mudcrutch, was making its name in small clubs, at beach parties, playing barbecues in the woods, next to a spring, or clear-running river, and any Saturday night on fraternity row.

TOM PETTY (INAUGURAL HALLOWEEN BALL)
TOM PETTY (Music Is Life)
TOM PETTY (Looking Back)
TOM PETTY (Memories Are Made Of These)

Johnny Hines
Bo Diddley
Tom Petty
Eagles w/Jimmy Buffett
Linda Ronstadt w/Livingston Taylor
Allman Brothers
Sea Level
Dixie Dregs
Steve Forbert
Pat Benatar
Frank Zappa
Talking Heads (w/Bernie Worrell)
Weather Report (w/Jaco Pastorius)
Peter Tosh (“Legalize It”)
Marshall Tucker Band (w/B.B.King)
The Cars
Elvis Costello
Al Di Meola (w/Tim Weisberg)
Romantics
Little River Band (Reitz Union Lawn)
Spyro Gyra
Roy Buchanan
Return to Forever
Muddy Waters

1980 — Music at The University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
“21st Century Schizoid Man” — visiting high school friend at his Cin City apartment (just behind convenience store), listening to his roommate’s King Crimson Court of the Crimson King album.
Johnny Hines
Bo Diddley
Muddy Waters
Return to Forever (John Moran)
Frank Zappa
Pat Benatar
Talking Heads
Eagles
Linda Ronstadt
Jimmy Buffett
Allman Brothers
Sea Level
Dixie Dregs
Cowboy
Fat Chance Band
Outlaws
Weather Report
Peter Tosh
Little River Band
The Cars
Elvis Costello
Andy Kaufman (Wrestling)
Al Di Meola
Tim Weisberg
Spyro Gyra
Wendy O. Williams
Eddie Money
U2 at The Rathskeller

Movies (1980) NOTES

MOVIES (ROCKY HORROR)
American Graffiti
Rocky Horror Picture Show
Fritz The Cat (Crumb)

American Pop
FM

The China Syndrome (Three Mile Island)
Animal House
Fame (Gator Growl Irene Cara w/ Bob Hope)
E.T. (Don Wright Shuttle)
Heavy Metal
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Halloween (movie at The Reitz Union)

People
UF ADMINISTRATION:

ROBERT Q. MARSTON
ALBERT A. MURPHREE
Murphree’s Opening Message (alt.)
STEPHEN C. O’CONNELL

SPORTS:
STEVE SPURRIER
& His Christian Warriors
Danny Wuerffel
Tim Tebow
CHRIS COLLINSWORTH
MR. 2-BITS

DR. CADE (Gatorade)

A TUTOR’S PRIVILEGE  — Robin Fisher Johnny Gaffney Steak Eggs Soft Serve Ice Cream and Fresh Fruit to Go. Gator Growl Charlie Pell “I’ve got something I want you to do for me, Robin.” Impromptu speech to 80,000.BEAR BRYANT (Visitor)
YOGI BERRA (Visitor)

SPEAKERS: Jay Gould (University Auditorium), Andrew Young, Abbie Hoffman, Coretta Scott King, Kreskin, Jerry Rubin

RONALD REAGAN Just Say No
RICHARD NIXON
TED KENNEDY
JIMMY CARTER
BOB GRAHAM
RFK JR. (Campaigning for uncle Ted)

GEORGE BUSH (Losing to Reagan)

HARRY CREWS (“Feast of Snakes”)
Florida Authors:
JERRY UELSMANN (PhotoSurrealist)
Florida Photographers:

FATHER MICHAEL GANNON (Anti-Vietnam Activist)
SCOTT CAMIL (The Gainesville 8)

SONNY TILLMAN (Sonny’s Barbeque)
FRED BAER (Bow Hunter)
The Fred Bear Museum originated in Grayling, Michigan in 1967. Eventually the museum’s collection represented the largest privately held collection of archery artifacts in the world. At first the museum remained behind in Grayling, but in 1985 it too was moved to Gainesville, where it found a home in the Bear Archery plant between Archer Road and Williston Road, just off of I-75. That museum closed in 2003, and the collections were sold to the Bass Pro Shops chain.

Places
President’s Mansion
THE BROWN HOUSE
St. Augustine’s Catholic Church
ALLIGATOR OFFICE
Old College Inn
Arcade — When Space Invaders Ruled The World.
Renaissance Fair — Ice Cream, Relaxation, and Sidewalk Massage
Hyde & Zeke’s — Music Education, Affordable Tunes, Artistic Covers, and liner notes with complete information and a communicative purpose.
All that for $1.
Leonardo’s
Burrito Brothers

Krispy Kreme
Cafe Gardens

Frisch’s Big Boy
Steak ‘n’ Shake
Skeeter’s
Sonny’s
Wilbert’s
Nell’s Take Out
Cinema Draft House
Oaks Mall

Music
On Campus
Florida Field
Eagles, Jimmy Buffett, Linda Ronstadt

O’Connell Center
Tom Petty, Elvis Costello, The Cars, Al Di Meola, Tim Weisberg, Andy Kaufman,
Florida Gym
Pat Benatar, Frank Zappa
Lake Alice

Sea Level, Dixie Dregs, Steve Forbert (w/Martha and Meredith)
The Bandshell
Allman Brothers, Talking Heads, Weather Report (w/Jaco Pastorius), Peter Tosh (“Legalize It”), Eddie Money, Wendy O. Williams (Halloween Ball)
Reitz Union
Little River Band on the lawn
Halloween, Aliens at the Theater
The Rathskeller
U2

Downtown
Florida Theater
Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley, Return to Forever (John Moran), Roy Buchanan, Spyro Gyra

Main Street Lounge
Artificial Ingredients (Bob Block Joel Benjamin Daryl Pinsky Mike Brennan Patty Avick) Romantics
Lillian’s Music Store
Hippodrome
Rickenbacher’s (Boys today don’t know what it’s like to drive in a real man’s car / blue Stratocaster philips head screwdriver)
Dub’s

On The Road
Mayport Jazz Festival

Dizzy Gillespie Maynard Ferguson “Chamelon”
Suwannee Bluegrass Festival
Sunday Afternoon Jam At Kevin’s
Rolling Stones (Orlando Tangerine Bowl)
The Police (Disney World Tomorrowland)
Dire Straits (Vinny’s overnight in Jacksonville)
Bruce Spingsteen (Lakeland Civic Center)
Finding a ticket (Kevin Turley)

Rolling Stones

FLORIDA ROAD TRIPS
Orlando (Police at Disney World, Rolling Stones at Tangerine Bowl)
Jacksonville (Dire Straits. Vinny spends the night in jail)
Lakeland (Bruce Springsteen at the Lakeland Civic Center)
Payne’s Prarie
Ritualistic Dance, Ghoulish silhouettes around a Halloween bonfire. 
Micanopy (Madness, Gainesville Green)
Cross Creek (Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Steve Z’s five acres))
Florida Natural History Museum
Warren Cavern
Lochloosa
Ocala National Forest
Silver Springs
Orlando (Police at Disney World)
St. Augustine
Crescent Beach (Interlachen Spud Hastings Palatka St Johns Flagler Beach)
Cedar Key (Rosewood)
Ichetucknee (Fort White/High Springs)
Mayport Jazz Festival
Suwannee River Bluegrass Festival
Daytona Beach (Spring Break)
Cape Canaveral (Inaugural Space Shuttle/Columbia/MTV)
Sebastian Inlet (Surf/Robert Sanchez)

West Palm Beach
Fort Lauderdale
Miami (Mariel/Riots)
Key West (Jeff Cardenas)
New Orleans (Jay Gayoso)
Washington D.C. (Tom Kennedy/Sandy Felsenthal)
Kansas …

1982 No Nukes
“Jews for Jesus”
“Faggots Against Killing Men In War”

New York City Excursion (Time Magazine)
NO NUKES RALLY (800,000) CENTRAL PARK 
Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Jackson Browne, James Taylor, Bella Abzug … Montreal (Ken Regan Camera 5, Pete Rose and Carl Yastrzemski, over-40 baseball All-Stars, Prime Rib and Brussel sprouts with Howard Cosell, Gainesville Green, Photo Lab, Iran v. Iraq, first pictures with Arnold Drapkin, delivered to three networks. Sunday stroll in the Bronx, Yankees v. Angels, Right Field Bleachers, $2, Puerto Ricans, boomboxes, Reggie Jackson #44 Stand Up between innings … Skating at The Roxy.
Steve Kahn @ Seventh Avenue South, Animation (Jon Anderson, David Sancious) @ Roseland Ballroom, King Crimson, Jean Luc Ponty and Loose Joints @ The Pier, David Sanborn, Hiram Bullock, Will Lee @ Lincoln Center
Ritchie Blackmore (Rainbow) @ Madison Square Garden
David Letterman — Late Night Bands, Jaco with Hiram Bullock, David Sanborn (Night Music)

Independence Day
February 1, 1973
The Florida Alligator vs. The University of Florida
The Alligator takes its rightful place in Gainesville society. Holding the university accountable for how it spends (or steals) our money, and agressively, entertainingly, and honestly “covered” the University of Florida, Alachua County, and all of Florida, especially the North.
Ron Sachs (Editor) Independece
Tom Julin (Editor) Sunshine Law

Carl Hiaasen (Writer/Columnist)
Tom Kennedy (Photographer)

David Finkel (Editor)
Ed Barber (General Manager)
Jean Chance (UF journalism professor)
Jon Roosenraad (UF “Ethics of Journalism”)

University of Florida History
1853  — East Florida Seminary (Ocala)
1861 — East Florida Seminary closes (Civil War)
1866 — East Florida Seminary reopens
1884 — Florida Agriculture College (Lake City)
1903 — THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
1905 — Buckman Act restructures higher education in Florida, bringing all six institutions together, as part of UF.
1924 — A number of white women are admitted
1958 — Integration
1985 — Association of  American Universities

A Florida Journalist, Photographer, and Art Director with an eclectic client list of individuals and organizations with musical, visual, educational, and editorial interests.

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