News

Brock dons express concern over rising workload

Brock dons express concern over rising workload

Photo By: Brock UniversityResidence life is a key pillar of the university experience. For many students, this is where they meet lifelong friends and learn how to live away from home for the first time. This environment can be equal parts exciting and nerve wracking,...

Black mental health to be highlighted in upcoming workshop

Black mental health to be highlighted in upcoming workshop

Photo By: Kelly Sikkema from UnsplashBrock's Anti-Ableism and Mental Health Committees, in collaboration with the Anti-Racism Task Force, are working together to host an event that will focus on the mental health challenges that members of the Black community...

Sports & Wellness

Badgers’ historic season comes to an end

Badgers’ historic season comes to an end

Photo By: Stephen LeithwoodOne of the most historic seasons in Brock men’s basketball program history came to an end this weekend after the Badgers were eliminated in the U Sports Final 8 national tournament in Edmonton. The Badgers lost a tightly contested...

Brock men’s hockey falls at U Sports Nationals

Brock men’s hockey falls at U Sports Nationals

Photo By: Stephen LeithwoodThe Brock men’s hockey team had an incredible season full of hard work and great hockey. The team went 10-9 this past season after having two rather unconventional years.  The team opened their season with two wins during exhibition games,...

Arts & Entertainment

Opinion

Editorial: Signing off for the last time as Editor-in-Chief

Editorial: Signing off for the last time as Editor-in-Chief

Photo By: Mackenzie GerryThe end of April marks the end of my three years with The Brock Press, as well as my five years as an undergraduate student at Brock. Needless to say, it’s a bittersweet time. Much of the time I’ve spent with The Brock Press has been full of...

Are exams the best way to test knowledge?

Are exams the best way to test knowledge?

Photo By: Nguyen Dang Hoang Nhu from UnsplashWith the end of the semester fast approaching, many students are turning their focus toward their final exams.  Structure differs depending on the program and subject, but generally speaking, the final exam is worth a...

2022 at a glance; the good, the ugly, and the even uglier

2022 at a glance; the good, the ugly, and the even uglier

Photo By: Choong Deng Xiang from UnsplashAs we prepare for the end of the 2021-22 school year here at The Brock Press, I thought it’d be worth it to go over the good, the ugly, and the uglier parts of 2022 so far. Starting off with the good, it seems as though the...

Features

Behind the scenes of the One Acts Festival

Behind the scenes of the One Acts Festival

Photo By: The One Acts FestivalOn March 25th and March 26th, Brock’s dramatic arts department held the annual One Acts Festival in person for the first time since 2019. The festival involves student directors selecting short plays to produce with student actors,...

The benefits of art therapy

The benefits of art therapy

Photo By: Gale D'SouzaArt therapy is a growing field in psychology, one that has a lot of potential.  For those who are unaware, the Canadian Art Therapy Association (CATA) describes art therapy as a combination of the creative process and discussion of your issues...

Navigating therapy as a young person in the post-pandemic era

Navigating therapy as a young person in the post-pandemic era

Photo By: Priscilla du Preez from Unsplash*CONTENT WARNING: This article contains subject matter related to mental health, therapy and counselling.* The Canadian mental healthcare landscape has greatly evolved over the past decade. This can partly be attributed to the...

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...