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...

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...

Power ranking: online workouts

Photo credit: Derrick McKinney on Unsplash. As gyms remain closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, many have turned to online workouts to get some physical activity while at home. And as one of those people, I have searched high and low for effective ways to exercise in...

Brock graduate starts sport podcast

Brock graduate Vince Capano runs an online podcast called “Sport Chat with Vince Capano.”  After graduating from Sport Management (SPMA) in 2020, Capano dove into the world of online reporting and sports coverage.  During his time at Brock, Capano gained the...
    • 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.

    • 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...

      Brock SWAC is hosting peer run Substance Choice Seminars

      Brock SWAC is hosting peer run Substance Choice Seminars

      Student Wellness and Accessibility Centre (SWAC) is holding peer run education seminars on substance choices. The first seminar was held on February 26 and according to Benjamin Hoggan, peer health educator for SWAC, it was a good turn out with great discussion....

      International Women’s Day: generation equality

      International Women’s Day: generation equality

      Of the world’s current population, 49.6 per cent are female. Additionally, only 39 per cent of women make up the labour force. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) also reported that women are more likely to experience domestic abuse or to be...

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

    • U Sports to be featured in inaugural CEBL season

      U Sports to be featured in inaugural CEBL season

      Perhaps the most interesting development in this new league came just a few weeks ago, when a press release was posted via the CEBL’s Twitter and website that announced the date for the inaugural draft, to be held on March 23 in Hamilton. All six teams will submit...

      Brace yourselves: Flu season is coming

      Brace yourselves: Flu season is coming

      Reading week, and with it Thanksgiving, is right around the corner. Autumn leaves are starting to fall and it’s finally time to break out a jacket. While September was warmer than usual and the summer seemed to drag on, the reality of the fall season will soon be upon...

    • Arts

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

    • Five Quarantine Pastimes

      Five Quarantine Pastimes

      Now that you have eaten all your quarantine snacks, it is time to face the reality that isolation is a necessary and crucial health precaution, but is extremely boring. Here are some easy to do activities during self isolation! Drawing  Although this seems obvious,...

      Music To Be Murdered By misses the mark