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SIDELINES | Blue Jays season comes to an end

SIDELINES | Blue Jays season comes to an end

Photo By: Donna Lay from UnsplashWell, the 2021 season is over for the Toronto Blue Jays, who at 91-71, finished one game back of a playoff spot after receiving no help at all from the Tampa Bay Rays and Washington Nationals on Sunday. Despite sweeping the Orioles...

Notes from the NFL: Week 4

Notes from the NFL: Week 4

Photo By: Thomas Park from UnsplashAs we reach the quarter-way mark of the NFL’s 2021 season, we are starting to get a sense of who the legitimate playoff contenders might be this year. Here are four of the notable games from week four of the NFL season.  A division...

Arts & Entertainment

Why you should revisit Crimson Peak this Halloween

Why you should revisit Crimson Peak this Halloween

Photo By: Noah Nickel via NetflixWith Halloween fast approaching and the smell of pumpkin spice in the air, why not take the time to revisit some of your favourite scary movies?  Guillermo Del Toro’s Crimson Peak was released in 2015, and was met with generally...

Covering Culture Days in St. Catharines: Art and History

Covering Culture Days in St. Catharines: Art and History

Photo By: Haytham NawazAs a part of the nation-wide Culture Days, there’s a variety of events happening around the City of St. Catharines that you can visit in order to gain an appreciation for cultures and artistic expression.  St. Catharines Museum and Welland...

Cliff Cardinal’s As You Like It will surprise you

Cliff Cardinal’s As You Like It will surprise you

Photo By: Streetcar CrowsnestAs You Like It at Streetcar Crowsnest is a reimagining of William Shakespeare’s comedy, directed by Cliff Cardinal. Cardinal brings his magnetism and proficiency in storytelling to the production, making it uniquely his own. Anyone who has...

Opinion

Students are lashing out; but there’s a reason

Students are lashing out; but there’s a reason

Photo By: Austin Pacheco from UnsplashVandalize school bathrooms, smack a staff member and flip off the front office. These aren’t plot points to the next 21 Jump Street movie, but rather, instructions for the “Devious Licks” TikTok trend that’s gaining traction in...

Businesses should keep accepting cash

Businesses should keep accepting cash

Photo By: Pina Messina from UnsplashOne of the earliest methods for preventing the spread of COVID-19 was the decision by many businesses to stop accepting cash. It made sense at the time; there were so many unknowns about COVID-19 and one of them was whether or not...

Features

The opioid epidemic and what it looks like here in Niagara

The opioid epidemic and what it looks like here in Niagara

Photo By: Michael Longmire from UnsplashCONTENT WARNING: This article deals with drug use and abuse, addiction, overdose, and death. It’s no secret that the opioid epidemic has been ravaging communities across the country, particularly in the last few years. As per...

Beginner’s Guide

Welcome to the 2021 Beginner’s Guide!

Welcome to the 2021 Beginner’s Guide!

Photo By: Mackenzie GerryLet me start by saying congratulations. Congratulations on making it through these last two years under such difficult circumstances. Also, congratulations for making the tough choice to continue your education. Last but not least,...

Staying informed while studying at Brock

Staying informed while studying at Brock

Photo By: Roman Kraft from UnsplashNow that we’re approaching the start of a new school year, with new information related to COVID-19 and campus reopening coming in constantly, it is important to keep up with the latest news and to be prepared for changes as they...