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...
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    • Sherri Darlene: combatting racism in Niagara

      Sherri Darlene: combatting racism in Niagara

      Caution: Racial slurs. Sherri Darlene is a strong-willed mother with a great sense of humour and a heart of pure gold. Darlene organized the hugely successful #Justice4BlackLives protest in Niagara earlier this month. Despite her bubbly personality and resolute...

      Burying a Bentley: All about organ donation

      Burying a Bentley: All about organ donation

      By choosing to donate your organs after death, you can save up to eight lives, and by being a tissue donor, up to 75 individuals can benefit. By providing someone with an organ to replace one that is not functioning properly, a donor can save lives. Tissue donation is...

      Keeping the Independent Film Spirit Alive

      Keeping the Independent Film Spirit Alive

      When audience members at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival were reported to have fainted over the graphic imagery of one of the films being screened, controversy ballooned fast. At the helm of this drama was a little-known French film called Raw, directed...

      The rise of Canada Basketball

      The rise of Canada Basketball

      "With the first pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers select: Anthony Bennett, from Toronto, Canada." Those words spoken by former NBA Commissioner David Stern in June 2013 marked the first time in NBA history a Canadian had been chosen first overall....

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    • Swift’s folklore: the surprise album I didn’t know I needed

      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...