Editorial: Reflections on 2020

Photo Credit: Ryoji Iwata on Unsplash. I feel like it has been a decade, if not longer, since we raised our glasses to ring in the new year. Believe it or not, we have only just passed the halfway point of this tumultuous year. It is hard to quantify the grief and...

Saying farewell to an unexpected year at The Brock Press

It’s weird to think that we’ve reached the final issue of The Brock Press for this academic year and we managed to deliver it completely online for the first time ever. If you told me when I was reassigned to my role as News Editor in early 2020 that I would have to...

Three down, one to go; another year at Brock in the books

For a while there I really didn’t think I’d be able to do it, but somehow I managed to write 2,000-ish words per week for 24 editions of The Brock Press’ Sports & Wellness Section… without any Brock sports to write about. Historically, my section’s storylist has...

Just surviving this year is something to be proud of

I still remember the first time that I realized that COVID-19 might end up being a little bit of a big deal. I was in a friend’s basement and we were having a Grammy’s watch party, we were eating junk food and complaining about how few actual awards had been handed...

A difficult year of transition, but I am hopeful for the future

While I am happy to report that I am personally feeling optimistic about what the rest of 2021 has in store, there’s no way to sugarcoat it: the last year really sucked. That doesn’t mean that good things didn’t happen, of course they did. I had plenty of fun with...
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    • Saying farewell to an unexpected year at The Brock Press

      Saying farewell to an unexpected year at The Brock Press

      It’s weird to think that we’ve reached the final issue of The Brock Press for this academic year and we managed to deliver it completely online for the first time ever. If you told me when I was reassigned to my role as News Editor in early 2020 that I would have to...

      COVID-19 outbreak declared at Brock

      COVID-19 outbreak declared at Brock

      Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry   Niagara Region Public Health (NRPH) has declared a COVID-19 outbreak in student residences at Brock University.   After learning the number of individuals tested positive for COVID-19 went from one person last Wednesday to 10 on...

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    • 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...

      Some things we did pre-pandemic that should not come back

      Some things we did pre-pandemic that should not come back

      Photo Credit: Craig Whitehead via Unsplash   Staff Contribution    Emma Kirwin -  Pre-pandemic life kind of grosses me out, in more ways than one. I definitely think I’ll be a mask-wearer even after the vaccine. I have gone all year without so much as a...

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    • Just surviving this year is something to be proud of

      Just surviving this year is something to be proud of

      I still remember the first time that I realized that COVID-19 might end up being a little bit of a big deal. I was in a friend’s basement and we were having a Grammy’s watch party, we were eating junk food and complaining about how few actual awards had been handed...

      Netflix gets everything wrong with Zero Chill

      Netflix gets everything wrong with Zero Chill

      Photo Credit: Piotr Cichosz via Unsplash   Zero Chill is a 10-episode Netflix show that I watched specifically because I knew it was going to be bad.    It’s a family show, centered around the character of Kayla MacBentley, who has to leave everything behind...

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      Sports ​ covers a variety of sports on Brock’s campus. From basketball to wrestling, our reporters publish final scores, statistics and play-by-play accounts for Badgers. Professional sports are also featured in this section.

    • Three down, one to go; another year at Brock in the books

      Three down, one to go; another year at Brock in the books

      For a while there I really didn’t think I’d be able to do it, but somehow I managed to write 2,000-ish words per week for 24 editions of The Brock Press’ Sports & Wellness Section… without any Brock sports to write about. Historically, my section’s storylist has...