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...

Rising through adversity: it’s time to make lemonade out of lemons

Photo Credit: Arianka Ibarra via Unsplash. Let’s face it, this year has been tough on all of us. It may even feel as though the weight of the world is suddenly crashing down on us and there is nothing we can do to stop it. Remember when you would go to the waterpark...

Drake maintains his throne in the rap game with new releases

Photo Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com Drake’s latest hit “Only You Freestyle” and his features on “POPSTAR,” and “GREECE,” live up to every undying expectation of greatness that we push onto the Canadian artist. All three songs are top-notch and add onto...

The Kissing Booth 2: how bad can romance movies get?

Photo Credit: DFree / Shutterstock.com I don’t like to write scathing reviews, really I don’t. But movies like “The Kissing Booth 2” leave me absolutely no other option. I hate to admit it, but I am a lifelong sucker for romance movies. Whether it be a classic like ...

Swift’s folklore: the surprise album I didn’t know I needed

Photo Credit: Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com. “Our Song” and “You Belong with Me,” by Taylor Swift were milestone songs in my teenage years and I can still recite every word to this day. If you ever ask me to do so in person, you’re in for a show.  There was nothing...
    • 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.

    • President Profile

      President Profile

      President Profile Gabriel Costantini   To the best of your understanding, what is the role and responsibilities of the President? The central roles or responsibilities of the president revolve entirely around serving and advocating for the undergraduate student...

      President Profile

      President Profile

      President Profile Asad Jalib   To the best of your understanding, what is the role and responsibilities of the President? The Brock University Students’ Union President is responsible for overseeing the entire students’ union and its operations! With involvement...

      Women in BUSU:  political representation

      Women in BUSU: political representation

      In a traditionally male dominated field, every year there are strong women that have important roles in the politics of BUSU. Whether they are outgoing members or hoping to be elected, women are helping shape the face of BUSU politics. Initially a medical science...

    • Features

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

    • Burying a Bentley: All about organ donation

      Burying a Bentley: All about organ donation

      By choosing to donate your organs after death, you can save up to eight lives, and by being a tissue donor, up to 75 individuals can benefit. By providing someone with an organ to replace one that is not functioning properly, a donor can save lives. Tissue donation is...

      The Brock Press Asks: How Do You Study?

      The Brock Press Asks: How Do You Study?

      The Brock Press is looking out for our peers at Brock University. We understand it can be tough to stay on to of your workload as university can become tough at times. We understand that like all of us, most students have a part-time job to go along with their...

      Why The Brock Press matters to us

      Last week, Brock University’s annual two day Vendor Fair was a success for everyone involved. The Brock Press table got a lot of positive feedback from the students and the energy around us was more than what we expected. During the two days we here at The Brock Press...

      The Tragically Hip: And Their Voices Rang

      The Tragically Hip: And Their Voices Rang

      1. Hip (slang, adjective): familiar with or informed about the latest ideas, styles, developments 2. Tragically (adverb): has the elements of tragedy; involving death, grief, or destruction Thus: to be informed about the realities of the recent developments...

    • Arts

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

    • Suga by Megan Thee Stallion is not very sweet

      Suga by Megan Thee Stallion is not very sweet

      Amid the controversial #FreeTheeStallion, Megan Thee Stallion dropped Suga last week. This album is explicit, bold and falls in line with Megan’s signature unapologetic style. However, her triumphs on this album were met with pitfalls in her repetitive sound and...

      The Knight Before Christmas falls on its sword

      The Knight Before Christmas falls on its sword

      The Knight Before Christmas is horrendous. There is not a plausible objection to this statement as every aspect of this film lacks forethought, complexity and general common sense. Firstly, let me set the scene. Brooke (Vanessa Hudgens) is an elementary school teacher...

      Maritime horror The Lighthouse is brilliant and mad

      Maritime horror The Lighthouse is brilliant and mad

      Director Robert Eggers has a way of soaking his films with feelings of pure dread and evil. His prior work and feature debut, The Witch, is grim and harrowing throughout, rendering viewers unsettled and feeling filthy for having watched it. His sophomore effort,...