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....
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    • The Pros and Cons of Online University

      The Pros and Cons of Online University

      Photo Credit: Gabriel Benois via Unsplash Volunteer Contributors - Francesca Mangiapane & Emily Meyer   The COVID-19 pandemic has skewed many plans for university students this year. Brock students are attending university from all over the world. We have...

      The implications of substance use and addiction

      The Niagara region’s substance addiction and opioid use rates are climbing higher and higher with each passing year. Despite this ever-increasing number, local agencies and authorities are working hard to help combat these issues. According to Statistics Canada...

      Young artists navigating the 21st century

      For young artists, it may feel as though art is useless to pursue. Those studying the arts are familiar with the cracks made around the dinner table about never making money or the jokes by peers about never finding employment. These seemingly harmless jokes...

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

    • The Prom adaptation leaves much to be desired

      The Prom adaptation leaves much to be desired

      Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com 2/5 Starts 2020 was a difficult year; we’ve all felt it in some form or another. At a time where anxieties and hardships are rising, it’s easy to forget about one of humanity's greatest consolations: music. Here are five records that...

      Live4Dance virtually at Brock

      Live4Dance virtually at Brock

      Photo Credit: Live4Dance   Live4Dance continues to operate through social media as participates dance remotely through live streams, each Wednesday evening.  In March, universities across Canada were closing their doors day by day, leaving clubs to digitize their...

      BLACKPINK drops “THE ALBUM”

      BLACKPINK drops “THE ALBUM”

      Photo Credit: Naftalia Louise via Shutterstock   “THE ALBUM” by BLACKPINK dropped on October 2.   BLACKPINK is a chart-topping K-Pop group made up of Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé and Lisa. The girl-group is the highest-charting female Korean act on the Billboard Hot...

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      Sports ​ covers a variety of sports on Brock’s campus. From basketball to wrestling, our reporters publish final scores, statistics and play-by-play accounts for Badgers. Professional sports are also featured in this section.

    • Sidelines: this week in sports

      Sidelines: this week in sports

      Photo Credit: Basil Thomas via Unspalsh    The Raptors dropped to 1-4 last night after losing yet another close one to the New Orleans Pelicans. Aside from their lone win of the season against the Knicks, the schedule has been pretty tough for the Raptors in the...