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...

Brock Recreation set to kick off their second semester of eSports intramurals

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry   As we get ready for yet another online semester, Brock Recreation is also preparing for their second term of virtual intramurals. Like everything else on campus this year, Brock Recreation has had to adjust on the fly and come up...

My experience getting involved in university: Brock’s Pre-Law Society

Photo Credit: Tingey Injury Law Firm via Unsplash Volunteer Contributor: Luc Lombardi   Like so many new university students, I too had no idea what I wanted to do after graduating from high school. Back in my high school days, I remember frequent visits with my...

The TikTok Ratatou-sical is the best musical of 2021

Photo Credit: Solen Feyissa via Unsplash (4.5/5 Stars) It overcame adversity, it inspired, delighted and shocked the audience. It was groundbreaking, revolutionary and innovative. Already, I am confident in saying that it is the best musical of 2021.   I am...

Select St. Catharines property owners can apply for a new tax payment plan

Photo Credit: Kelly Sikkema   The City of St. Catharines has approved a payment plan to aid property owners who have experienced financial hardship due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The plan is designed to provide additional flexibility in how property owners...
    • 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.

    • Give back this holiday season with the Mitten Tree campaign

      Give back this holiday season with the Mitten Tree campaign

      Photo Credit: City of St. Catharines    While many individuals think fondly about the holidays and are eager to begin the festivities from the very first day of Fall, this season can be a time of hardship for many others.    This year, perhaps more than...

      St. Catharines Art Awards go virtual

      St. Catharines Art Awards go virtual

      Photo Credit: Amauri Meija via Unsplash   St. Catharines’ annual Arts Awards returned last Sunday in a new online format. The event, which was hosted by the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre (PAC), capped off a month of Culture Days celebrations in the city....

      A quick guide to voting in the BUSU elections

      A quick guide to voting in the BUSU elections

      Photo Credit: Parker Johnson via Unsplash   On October 27, all Brock students will receive their ballot to vote in the upcoming October BUSU elections via their Brock email.    The October election is the first of three elections that BUSU hosts in any given...

    • Features

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

    • Meet The Brock Press Staff

      Meet The Brock Press Staff

      Although we are smaller this year, The Brock Press staff are eager to bring you on and off campus news, sports and arts coverage this year. We are excited to share our opinions and insights on the remote fall term while getting creative with our content. Check us out...

      Crisis in St. Catharines: Affordable Housing and Homelessness

      Crisis in St. Catharines: Affordable Housing and Homelessness

      “I like to call it a perfect storm that’s happening right now that’s causing a lot of families to be at risk, and who is at risk most of all? Low income [households]. Because what happens in economics when supply is lower than demand is that the price is driven up. We...

      Bigger than John Lennon: Heathers comes to Brock

      Bigger than John Lennon: Heathers comes to Brock

      If you’re not too familiar with them as a whole, your thoughts might turn to something like Mary Poppins or The Sound of Music, happy-go-lucky people singing because they haven’t got a care in the world. If that’s your idea of a musical, you’ve got it all wrong I’m...

    • Arts

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

    • Sufjan Stevens reaches new heights with The Ascension

      Sufjan Stevens reaches new heights with The Ascension

      Photo Credit: Shawnn Tan via Unsplash Sufjan Stevens has released his eighth studio album. That’s over 100 songs, not counting his three collaborative albums, Christmas albums and countless singles and live recordings.    Stevens’ newest album, The Ascension, was...

      Eight songs to add to your queue this week

      Eight songs to add to your queue this week

      Although working online has some downsides, one of the biggest pros to working remotely is being able to listen to music pretty much all day, every day. Below are a wide variety of songs I have curated for you that might come in handy during online school.   ...

      The power of doodling

      The power of doodling

      Self-care looks different for just about everyone. For many, self-care is expressed via a creative outlet. Doodling is one of the easiest and most advantageous ways to express creativity, let off some steam and exercise your mind in the process.   Doodling often...