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50th Anniversary: Gator chosen as mascot

Click the newsaer cliing for a larger version.Click the newspaper clipping for a larger version.

On Jan. 27, 1965, this Auburn Globe clipping announced the selection of the Gator as Green River's official college mascot.

The Gator was chosen via popular vote, by a 120-member student body. Pictured in the photo are the first members of the Student Planning Committee.