About Stephen Chartrand

Stephen Chartrand is a third year political science major, hopeful journalist and author. He started out as Specialty News editor for the Brock Press last year and is currently the editor of External News. Stephen is a regular political junkie whose interests span everything from municipal politics in Niagara to geopolitics and political theory. An avid reader, writer and activist, Stephen is also working on a book of political theory he hopes to publish shortly after he finishes his studies at Brock University.
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Why atheism is surging around the world

For Professor Owen C. Thomas, a former physicist and current president of the American Theological Society, atheism is experiencing what he refers to as a global ‘surge’. In other words, all over the...

The Santa Claus Parade

On Nov. 22, St. Catharines held its 13th annual Santa Claus Parade. Despite the chilly weather, hundreds of people bundled up to line the streets of downtown to see the man in red. But Santa wasn’t t...