News

Ontario to rollout vaccine passport program September 22

Ontario to rollout vaccine passport program September 22

Photo By: David M. Skiba via ShutterstockThe Ontario government will be launching their vaccine passport program in the coming days across the province. On Sept. 1, the Ontario government announced their plans to launch the vaccine certification program. This program...

Sports & Wellness

SIDELINES | Blue Jays now in a playoff spot after 7-1 week

SIDELINES | Blue Jays now in a playoff spot after 7-1 week

Photo By: Donna Lay from UnsplashThat was a good week for the Blue Jays! A dominant four-game sweep over the Yankees in the Bronx plus a hilarious doubleheader against Baltimore that saw a pair of 7th-inning comebacks that would have sucked the souls out of the...

The benefits of a vegan diet

The benefits of a vegan diet

Photo By: Chantal Garnier from UnsplashHave you noticed an increasing variety of ‘meatless-meat’ options at the grocery store or saw someone buying almond milk instead of regular milk, but can’t explain why? Everywhere we look, more and more vegan and plant-based...

Arts & Entertainment

Reviewing Bo Burnham’s Inside after the dust has settled

Reviewing Bo Burnham’s Inside after the dust has settled

Photo By: Noah Nickel via NetflixBo Burnham’s Inside remains a cultural powerhouse well after its release in late spring, and with a physical release date for the special’s songs just announced, it begs the question: does it deserve the hype? Burnham, 31, started his...

Remembering Mac Miller

Remembering Mac Miller

Photo By: Jack Fordyce via ShutterstockIt has been three years since the music world lost a very talented artist, Mac Miller. While he is gone, he is still very much in our hearts.  Artists and fans remembered his legacy on Tuesday, Sept. 7, which marked the third...

Opinion

Here’s to Norm Macdonald, my favourite comedian of all time

Here’s to Norm Macdonald, my favourite comedian of all time

Photo By: Jonah Dayton via NetflixNorm Macdonald was my favourite comedian. He passed away on Tuesday after a near decade-long fight with cancer, a fight that, in true Norm fashion, he never made public.  It really puts the last decade of his career into perspective....

Editorial: My thoughts on the English language debate

Editorial: My thoughts on the English language debate

Photo By: Meandering Images via Shutterstock | Sevenstock Studio via Shutterstock | Blake Elliot via ShutterstockLast week we had the only English language debate of the 2021 federal election and boy, was it a doozy.  Before I get into it, I want to point out just how...

A federally-recognized vaccine passport is a good thing

A federally-recognized vaccine passport is a good thing

Photo By: Lukas from UnsplashA federally-recognized vaccine passport has been a point of discussion, and controversy, for a while now, and with the election just around the corner the topic has been refuelled. For instance, just the other day protestors showed up to...

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...

Staff Superlatives: The Brock Press 2020-2021

Staff Superlatives: The Brock Press 2020-2021

Staff Superlatives: The Brock Press 2020-2021 Most likely to sneak an Oxford comma into their articles: Jonah Dayton Most likely to become Prime Minister one day: Noah Nickel Most likely to become a professional athlete: Jonah Dayton Most likely to conjure a 2,000...

Our hopes and dreams at The Brock Press

Our hopes and dreams at The Brock Press

Find out what each member of the staff wanted to be when they grew up, and whether they’ve stuck to it or no.   Emma Kirwin - What You Wanted to be When You Grew Up:Composer What You Want to be Now:Lawyer/Entrepreneur Noah Nickel - What You Wanted to be When You...

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...