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Growler’s Summer Plans

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Despite the struggle of transition for students adjusting to online classes for the summer semester, members of Growl are successfully wrestling the adoption of new and changing…

HCGG and COVID-19

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The University of Florida, and the rest of the country for that matter, has faced a great deal of uncertainty considering planning for the fall semester due…

Staff Spotlight

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Brady Alexander is an out-of-stater Gator from Washington, D.C, where he grew up with his parents as a military child. His love for the community of the…

The Gator Growls in 2020

 UF Homecoming & Gator Growl is a week-long tradition that brings together UF students, alumni, and the Gainesville community to celebrate their Gator pride. This year has…

Staff Spotlight

We would like to thank our writer’s team for our final staff spotlight! Mary Katherine Delegal, the lead writer for our blog and alumni newsletter, has excelled…

Food Truck Frenzy at Flavet Field

Gator Growl is almost here! The “Gator Country” spirit is all over campus, and whether you’re a country fan or not, our delicious assemble of food trucks…

Gainesville 150!

For 150 years, people have come together to create the unique city of Gainesville that we call home. In April 2019, the City of Gainesville launched Gainesville150!…

Gator Growl 2019 Headliner Chase Rice

UF Homecoming saddles up for Gator Growl 2019 with country music headliner Chase Rice GAINESVILLE, FL, August 20, 2019 — The Gator Nation will celebrate the school’s…

Homecoming Hotel Guide

No matter where life may take you, Gator pride follows. What better way to reminisce and relive the glory days than showing support during a classic UF…

UF Homecoming Parade: The Ultimate Tradition

A huge highlight of Gator Growl is an event unlike any other, right on University Avenue. It is an event filled with joy, excitement, singing, dancing, friends,…

Staff Spotlight

HCGG would like to recognize both Maggie DesRosiers and Matthew Gomez, Director of Operations, for this month’s staff spotlight! DesRosiers is our Director of Film. She is…

History of Our Mascot

In 1908 there was no Albert the Alligator or Alberta the queen of the Florida Gators; there was only Austin Miller, a Gainesville native, who went to…

UF vs. Auburn

It almost seems fitting to ring in the Homecoming week on the 80th anniversary of the Florida Gators vs. the Auburn Tigers. Florida and Auburn have not…

Staff Spotlight

UF Homecoming and Gator Growl would not be possible without the countless students on staff that dedicate energy, effort and emotion into promoting and executing the best…

Soulfest Celebration

The heart of the homecoming season in Gainesville is echoed in the passionate energy of Soulfest. Homecoming at the University of Florida is about coming together with…

Previous Talent

Country artists Maddie and Tae at Gator Growl in 2016Throughout the years, a variety of artists, performers and comedians have taken the Gator Growl stage during Homecoming…

Staff Spotlight

HCGG is proud to present our second round of Staff Spotlights. These two individuals have been working tirelessly to go above and beyond their roles to ensure…

UF Students Reflect on Gator Growl

When asked to reflect upon Growl, many students repeated the same testament: Gator Growl is a highly anticipated homecoming ritual. The theme this year highlights Gator tradition,…

HCGG’s Summer Plans

Although most students go home, have internships or study abroad during the summer months, HCGG stays on campus, working hard to prepare for a busy fall semester.…

Staff Spotlight

The two following HCGG directors have demonstrated excellent leadership skills and dedication to HCGG, exceeding all expectations in their roles thus far. HCGG is excited to announce…

The Evolution of Gator Growl

Gator Growl has greatly transformed since its beginning in 1931. Originally cultivated as “Dad’s Day” back when UF was an all-men’s university, Growl has always held family,…

This is Gator Country

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  New UF Homecoming & Gator Growl Season Approaches as Finals Begin  University of Florida’s Homecoming & Gator Growl 2019 finishes the spring semester with the introduction…
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