Tag: drinking

UNFPD hosted the "wet lab" to show officers what to look for when pulling over drunk drivers. Photo courtesy WikiCommons

How a UNF student got drunk with police

Getting paid to drink free alcohol on campus? Sounds like a dream right? It kind of was. On Thursday, Dec. 15, a police organization hosted a class on campus to teach police officers the effects alcohol has on the body. Unlike traditional classes, this one wasn’t lecture style and the “teacher,” […]

Lydia, the great white shark.
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Lydia, the 2000 lb shark

Lydia has been tagged and her actions are now being monitored. Lydia is a great white shark — she’s 2,000 lbs, 14”6. Shark research group, OCEARCH, tagged the great white shark off the coast of Jacksonville Sunday, according to a statement on the organization’s Facebook page. Lydia was outfitted with […]

Photo Gallery: The Big Ticket

Photo Gallery: The Big Ticket

Thousands of people flocked to Met Park in downtown Jacksonville Sunday, Dec. 2 for The Big Ticket 2012.  The lineup for the day long music festival included Of Monsters and Men, Flogging Molly, Fun. and Silversun Pickups, along with several other bands. Along with three stages of music, the event […]

The death of a shopping mall

The death of a shopping mall

I live in Arlington and absolutely adore the Regency Square Mall. Yes, I adore the mall known for its shootings, rampant shoplifting and roving bands of unscrupulous-looking youths. But as a kid, all those things seemed so far away, and frankly, I didn’t notice them. All I have are warm […]

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Waves Oct. 19

Oct. 23 Brooklyn’s TV on the Radio makes a stop in Jacksonville to shake up the Florida Theatre. The rock band will have you a-howlin’ with it to classics, such as “Wolf Like Me.” And if you haven’t bought tickets to the show, check out the ad on this page […]