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...

Former Brock Women’s Hockey player signs with the Buffalo Beauts

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry Hunter Accursi might be done playing hockey at Brock, but she still has a lot more to offer through the sport.    On September 10, the Buffalo Beauts of the NWHL announced that they had signed Accursi for the upcoming 2020-21...

Niagara Jazz Fest keeps music alive during the pandemic

Photo Credit: Jane Davey Niagara Jazz Fest is making a slow, careful return to live events, while continuing to bring audiences online content.   Niagara Jazz Fest has adapted to the COVID-19 restrictions to do their part to ensure the safety of participants and...

How the pandemic is impacting small businesses in St. Catharines

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry This is definitely far from the first time you’ve heard this (and it likely won’t be your last), but the impact of COVID-19 on our economy is really unlike anything that’s ever been seen before. While recessions are fairly common,...

With the winter term officially online, how likely is a winter sports season?

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry When Brock University announced that the winter term would also be going online, the school only confirmed what many of us had been expecting for a while, especially after schools like Ryerson and McMaster had made the same call weeks...
    • News

      News ​covers many events on Brock campus throughout the year. This section publishes BUSU election information, international stories and local news in the greater Niagara area.

    • Crash Course: how to be successful online this school year

      Crash Course: how to be successful online this school year

      Photo Credit: Sergi Kabrera via Unsplash. For a lot of people, the pandemic was the first time that they have had to work remotely on a long term basis. This new way of life has been difficult for many to adjust to, as it quickly threw a wrench into the routines to...

      What to do to stay sane while being safe

      What to do to stay sane while being safe

      It has now been two weeks since in-person classes were cancelled and people began to self-isolate. In that time, simply scrolling through Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and TikTok has quickly become less of a source of entertainment and more of an anxiety causing...

      International services moves support online

      International services moves support online

      Brock University’s International Student Services is dedicated to providing support for students, both international and Canadian and helping them get the most out of their university experience. With the university deciding to suspend any in-person interactions to...

    • Features

      Feature is where readers can view in-depth and investigative stories on a wide variety of topics.

    • Modern Slavery: the human trafficking issue

      *This article has been updated from the printed version* Human trafficking is one of the most heinous crimes imaginable, often described as a modern-day form of slavery. Here in the Niagara region, the issue is more prevalent than some residents might think. According...

      Concussion: the invisible injury

      Concussion: the invisible injury

      The brain is perhaps the most crucial part of a person’s body. Our thoughts, our emotions, our decisions, and for athletes, the part of us that allows us to make decisions on the ice, the field, or the court is so delicate, but yet, hasn’t been treated that way until...

      2018 New Year’s Resolutions

      2018 New Year’s Resolutions

      Cameron Burgess For the first time in a while I decided to make a New Year’s resolution for myself. This year, my goal is to spend less money on fast food. It’s so easy to get lazy at the end of the semester, especially during exams and buy food rather than making...

    • Arts

      Arts ​covers on and off-campus concerts, plays and cultural events. Readers can also find movie and music reviews here

    • Netflix releases another reality hit with Too Hot To Handle

      Netflix releases another reality hit with Too Hot To Handle

      When I was growing up, my mom used to tell me that watching television would fry my brain cells. It may have taken me 20 years to believe her but this messy mix of sex (or lack thereof), terrible comedy and brainless contestants proved her correct. After watching Too...

      Sarah Slean and Hawksley Workman come to St. Catharines

      Sarah Slean and Hawksley Workman come to St. Catharines

      Sarah Slean and Hawksley Workman are embarking on a tour across Ontario featuring their EP these two. Slean and Workman are a dynamic duo, as both musicians and close friends, resulting in a beautifully cohesive sound. These two is a manifestation of mutual admiration...