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 business students earning course credit for starting their own business

Photo Credit: Dynamic North    The COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on all students in various ways. However, some have taken the adversity it has brought and turned it into not only a learning opportunity, but a business opportunity as well.   Lyle Dekker...

The top albums of 2021 (so far)

Photo Credit: Clay Banks via Unsplash Volunteer Contributor - Haytham Nawaz     As 2021 continues to settle in and pandemic life becomes more ingrained in us all, it becomes harder and harder to find an escape. Well, if it’s any consolation, here’s four...

Inside the career of Brock baseball founder Mike McRae, from the origins of the program to his 20-plus years of coaching in the NCAA

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry   In the 26 years of the Brock Badgers baseball program’s existence, the team has won two national championships, four provincial championships and has seen four players go on to have professional careers, with one of them becoming...

Being a billionaire is unethical. Here’s why

Photo Credit: Chronis Yan via Unsplash   Last week, I mentioned in an article in passing that I don’t think it is ethical for someone to have over one billion dollars. I was asked to explain my position. So with that said, here goes nothing.   First things...
    • 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 Ontario government is proposing new electoral reforms

      The Ontario government is proposing new electoral reforms

      Photo Credit: Arnaud Jaegers via Unsplash   The Ontario government is seeking to make it easier and safer for residents to vote by passing a new election-related act. The Protecting Ontario Elections Act, 2021 if passed, would help limit outside influence on...

      City of St. Catharines to become a living wage employer

      City of St. Catharines to become a living wage employer

      Photo Credit: Steve Johnson via Unsplash   The City of St. Catharines is moving forward on a commitment to become a Living Wage Employer through the Ontario Living Wage Network (OLWN).   A living wage is calculated by the OLWN to show how much a household – two...

    • Arts

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

    • The top albums of 2021 (so far)

      The top albums of 2021 (so far)

      Photo Credit: Clay Banks via Unsplash Volunteer Contributor - Haytham Nawaz     As 2021 continues to settle in and pandemic life becomes more ingrained in us all, it becomes harder and harder to find an escape. Well, if it’s any consolation, here’s four...

      Little Oblivions is Julien Baker at her best

      Little Oblivions is Julien Baker at her best

      Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com   Julien Baker’s third album, Little Oblivions, is a stunningly moving, thoughtful addition to her already breathtaking discography.    In the old days, when we could stand next to one another in halls, stadiums and clubs to...

      To All The Boys: Always and Forever is good but not great

      To All The Boys: Always and Forever is good but not great

      Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com   Maybe it’s a sign that I’m getting old and cynical, but I found myself rolling my eyes at To All The Boys: Always and Forever.    Don’t get me wrong, it’s a sweet movie and the two leads remain as charming and well cast as...

      Cure the midterm blues with a new music roundup

      Cure the midterm blues with a new music roundup

      Photo Credit: Joseph Gonzalez via Unsplash   Rest in Peace to reading week. It always seems to fly by so quickly. We’re nearing the final weeks of the semester and it’s going to be a grind to get through. Tossing a couple new songs on your playlist can keep...

    • Sports & Health

      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: Shutterstock.com   Baseball is now officially back! The first Spring Training games of the year took place on Sunday, including the Blue Jays’ 6-4 win over the Yankees in a seven-inning game. It isn’t truly a Spring Training game until the field is...

      The top five best current Brock Badgers jerseys

      The top five best current Brock Badgers jerseys

      Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry & Stephen Leithwood   When Brock partnered with Nike back in 2015, it meant a slew of new apparel pieces, advertising and, perhaps most notably, new varsity sports uniforms. I have to say, as far as OUA sports teams go, the Brock...

      Sidelines: this week in sports

      Sidelines: this week in sports

      Photo Credit: Tim Gouw via Unsplash     As I sit writing this with over a foot of snow on the ground and much more currently falling, Spring Training is here! Pitchers and catchers for all 30 major league clubs have now officially reported to Spring...

    • Opinion

      Opinion ​features Badger’s voices on a variety of topics from international news to campus events. Topics range from political opinions to failed first dates. Readers can also find ​Editorials in this section written weekly by the Editor-in-Chief.

    • Being a billionaire is unethical. Here’s why

      Being a billionaire is unethical. Here’s why

      Photo Credit: Chronis Yan via Unsplash   Last week, I mentioned in an article in passing that I don’t think it is ethical for someone to have over one billion dollars. I was asked to explain my position. So with that said, here goes nothing.   First things...