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.

    • Tree of Little Angels returns to St. Catharines

      Tree of Little Angels returns to St. Catharines

      Photo Credit: City of St. Catharines    The City of St. Catharines is looking to the public to once again assist in its annual Tree of Little Angels campaign by donating a gift for a child.   Having run for 23 years, the campaign sees trees set up across the city...

      Grape and Wine Festival returns with new regulations

      Grape and Wine Festival returns with new regulations

      The Niagara Grape and Wine Festival is partnering with the St. Catharines Downtown Association and the City of St. Catharines to bring a new, pandemic-appropriate festival experience to St. Paul Street.   Though the festival looks a little different this year,...

      Niagara Falls Ovarian Cancer Walk of Hope to go virtual

      Niagara Falls Ovarian Cancer Walk of Hope to go virtual

      Like many other events that have taken place over the past year, this year’s Ovarian Cancer Walk of Hope will be a virtual event.   The annual Walk of Hope will take place this Sunday, September 13. But this year it will look a lot different for participants.   ...

    • Arts

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

    • New singles this week

      New singles this week

      Photo Credit: Zach Kadolph via Unsplash As we near the midway point of the online semester, we have all settled into our routine (or started to stress about the lack thereof). I, for one, am sick of looking at my laptop screen, working on my Sakai courses and sitting...

      I Am Not Okay With This is only just okay

      I Am Not Okay With This is only just okay

      Our protagonist’s narration in I Am Not Okay With This begins with the war cry of thousands of young girls coming into their awkward adolescence before her — “dear diary” — and while she proceeds to rattle off sardonic monologues of crushes and pep rallies, the...

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