News

Helping Hands for the Homeless launches Fall 2021 campaign

Helping Hands for the Homeless launches Fall 2021 campaign

Photo By: Helping Hands for the HomelessA 2019 study conducted by Statistics Canada found that approximately 10.1 per cent of Canadians were living in poverty. To target this issue on a local scale, Niagara Falls residents Silvana Nguyen and Gwen Ehi founded Helping...

Sports & Wellness

Some basic tips for getting into running

Some basic tips for getting into running

Photo By: Cameron Venti from UnsplashDepending on who you talk to, running for exercise is either the worst thing to ever exist or is praised with a religious fervor as the ultimate form of cardio.  Regardless of where you fall on this spectrum, there’s certainly...

Badgers take care of Lancers, improve to 5-0 on the season

Badgers take care of Lancers, improve to 5-0 on the season

Photo By: Jonah DaytonThe Badgers’ men’s basketball team put on an offensive clinic this past weekend, blowing out the Windsor Lancers 107-79 to remain undefeated. Including the preseason, Brock has won 10 in a row and currently sit atop the OUA West standings at 5-0...

Arts & Entertainment

Tick Tick…BOOM! is a mind-blowing movie musical

Tick Tick…BOOM! is a mind-blowing movie musical

Photo By: Noah Nickel via NetflixTick Tick…BOOM! is a stunning film adaptation of Jonathan Larson’s autobiographical musical of the same name. Fans of musical theatre may be familiar with Larson as the composer of Rent.  The film is stylized with a very 90s look, with...

Opinion

Non-Fungible Tokens are ridiculous and you know it

Non-Fungible Tokens are ridiculous and you know it

Photo By: Grandbrothers/Shutterstock.comNon-fungible tokens (NFTs) have been a hot topic of discussion online for a while now. They have taken off in the last couple of years especially, with sales of NFTs surpassing $2 billion in the first three months of this year...

Taking a sick day shouldn’t be this hard

Taking a sick day shouldn’t be this hard

Photo By: Isabella and Zsa Fischer from UnsplashIf you're a regular reader of The Brock Press' opinion section (hi mom), you should know by now that a solid third of my opinion pieces are just me complaining about the things that have annoyed me personally over the...

Features

When varsity sports turn toxic

When varsity sports turn toxic

Photo By: Jeffrey F. Lin from Unsplash*All sources featured in this piece have been made anonymous so as to protect them and their identities. Certain details have also been purposefully left out for the same reason.* Being a varsity athlete isn't just cool swag and...

How Taylor Swift shaped the 21st century music industry

How Taylor Swift shaped the 21st century music industry

Photo By: Noah Nickel via Apple MusicTaylor Swift has dominated headlines and music charts for the past 15 years. With millions of daily listeners across the globe, she is arguably one of the most famous artists of our generation.  Over the last decade, she’s reached...

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...