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.

    • The annual Niagara Superhero Run goes virtual

      The annual Niagara Superhero Run goes virtual

      Photo Credit: Gabriela Braga via Unsplash  For the sixth year in a row, superheroes visited the City of St. Catharines to support the Niagara Children’s Centre in their annual Superhero Run. This time, however, the run took place virtually.   Each year, the run...

    • Features

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

    • Mental health is just health

      Mental health is just health

      Physical health has always been something that people invest massive amounts of resources to improve. Think of all of the money that is given to hospitals and institutions in order to develop and advance medicine. Consider the amount of time people spend going to the...

      Highlighting Brock’s top historic graduates

      Highlighting Brock’s top historic graduates

      For a university that has been around since 1964, the number of graduates has surpassed a milestone. This past June, Brock University celebrated its 100,000th graduate. Rebecca Alcock walked across the stage like many before her to accept her Bachelor of Arts from the...

      Reviewing the state of Brock Sports

      Reviewing the state of Brock Sports

      Four years ago I wrote a piece explaining the state of Athletics at Brock University. It was a completely different time surrounding the Badgers. Not only does the department now have a handful of new faces with multiple coaching changes and student-athlete turnover,...

      Favourite Moments from this year in sports: BROCK BADGERS

      Favourite Moments from this year in sports: BROCK BADGERS

      Cameron Burgess: Assistant Sports & Health Editor Throughout the year I’ve had the opportunity to cover a lot of different teams, but the one game that sticks out to me was when the Men’s Volleyball team beat the Ryerson Rams at home. The Badgers had just come off...

    • Arts

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

    • Spotify’s top Autumn must-add songs

      Spotify’s top Autumn must-add songs

      As we begin settling back into our school routine’s after reading week, nothing is a more dreaded sight than the computer screen. With the second half of the semester now in full swing, the workload has begun piling up and the last thing students have time for is a...

      Singles of the week