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.

    • Brock’s Sexual Violence Support and Education Centre

      Brock’s Sexual Violence Support and Education Centre

      In the wake of Ontario’s decision that extreme intoxication can be used as a defence in sexual assault cases, Brock University reassures students there are many resources available to survivors of sexual assault. On June 3, Ontario ruled that section 33.1 of the...

      St. Catharines declares state of emergency

      St. Catharines declares state of emergency

      St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik has declared a city-wide state of emergency as the COVID-19 virus continues to spread rapidly. In an address sent out on April 3, Mayor Sendzik detailed that the decision to announce a state of emergency came after analysis of the...

      City to extend facility closures indefinitely

      City to extend facility closures indefinitely

      The City of St. Catharines has opted to extend the closure of its facilities indefinitely as case numbers rise across the region and Ontario at large. The new measure extends facility closures beyond the original date of April 5. It is hoped that this extension will...

    • 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...