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 problems With Netflix’s Winx Club reboot

Photo Credit: Caspar Camille via Unsplash Volunteer Contributor: Katrina Lemaire     If you grew up in the early 2000s, then you’ll probably remember the esteemed Italian-American show Winx Club. The show was famous for its forward fashion, colourful...

Looking at the NHL’s new helmet sponsorships and the future of on-player ads

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry   As the new hockey season begins to unfold, the NHL’s 2020-21 season will arguably diverge further from the norm than any of their counterparts. The NBA and NFL made small tweaks to their 2020-21 seasons; the NBA is playing 10 fewer...

Get us more followers: How Victoria Dewar’s research increased online engagement for Brock women’s hockey

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry   When Victoria Dewar started working with the Brock women’s hockey team as their social media coordinator, the coaching staff had just one question for her: how do we get more followers?    It was this simple question that led...

A few thoughts on political radicalization

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com     Last week I chose not to write about the storming of the US Capitol because I felt my views were expressed fairly well by everyone else. I was horrified to watch what was a blatant attack on the world’s largest democracy....
    • 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.

    • Homecoming Weekend at Brock celebrated online this fall

      Homecoming Weekend at Brock celebrated online this fall

      Photo Credit: Brock University  This past weekend, Brock hosted their annual Homecoming celebration for alumni. Like other recent events, Homecoming Weekend was celebrated using a different approach than in years prior.   Homecoming has been a tradition at Brock for...

    • Features

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

    • The case against the Uber economy

      The case against the Uber economy

      I was in Toronto earlier this year, and I caught a cab to Union Station. I don’t live in a big city, and I have a car, so I don’t spend a lot of time in taxis. The driver seemed nice enough; he asked me why I was in town and jokingly offered to drive me all the way to...

      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...

    • Arts

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

    • BAC continues to bring students and community together

      BAC continues to bring students and community together

      Photo Credit: Bundo Kim via Unsplash   The Brock Art Collective (BAC) continues to offer masterclasses using their new virtual format, as they connect local artists with Brock students and the Niagara community. Tons of new classes are coming in the near future,...

      Five Quarantine Pastimes