• 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...

      The 2021 Ontario Budget was released last week

      The 2021 Ontario Budget was released last week

      Photo Credit: Northfolk via Unsplash    Last Wednesday, the provincial government released the 2021 Ontario budget, which focuses on protecting the population’s health and protecting the economy. The budget is the next phase of Ontario's response to COVID-19 and...

    • Sidelines: this week in sports

      Sidelines: this week in sports

      Photo Credit: Andre Hunter via Unsplash   The NBA trade deadline has come and gone and Kyle Lowry still remains a Raptor, at least for the rest of this season. It certainly seemed like he had played his last game on Wednesday after flashing a somber peace sign to...

      Sidelines: this week in sports

      Sidelines: this week in sports

      Photo Credit: Klemens Kopfle via Unsplash   Last week I previewed the American League ahead of the 2021 MLB season and it felt very… straightforward. The National League on the other hand, feels much more unpredictable and exciting. So I’m going to do the same...

    • Editorial: Farewell and thank you!

      Editorial: Farewell and thank you!

      It feels surreal to be writing my last editorial for The Brock Press. This year has flown by in some ways and dragged at a snail’s pace in others. I kicked off my term as Editor-in-Chief during the early days of the pandemic. As I am wrapping up my term, we are moving...

      “Protect women’s sports” is a lie and you know it

      “Protect women’s sports” is a lie and you know it

      Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com   “Protect women’s sports” is a phrase that I’ve been seeing a lot lately. Having read the title of this article, you might be asking yourself, “what’s your problem with protecting women’s sports?” Indeed, I am a very big fan of...

      UFOs are real, but that doesn’t mean what you think it does

      UFOs are real, but that doesn’t mean what you think it does

      Photo Credit: Albert Antony via Unsplash   By no means am I a conspiracy theorist, but UFOs are absolutely, without question, 100 per cent real and there is substantial proof of them. Of course, that statement’s a bit of a misdirect, but if you’re still reading...

      Editorial: New Zealand approves paid leave for miscarriages

      Editorial: New Zealand approves paid leave for miscarriages

      Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com   Last week, New Zealand approved paid leave for couples who experience a miscarriage or stillborn birth. Honestly, I am pretty shocked that New Zealand is only the second country to do so.    The allowance for paid time off...