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...

Drake maintains his thrown in the rap game with new releases

Photo Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com Drake’s latest hit “Only You Freestyle” and his features on “POPSTAR,” and “GREECE,” live up to every undying expectation of greatness that we push onto the Canadian artist. All three songs are top-notch and add onto...

The Kissing Booth 2: how bad can romance movies get?

Photo Credit: DFree / Shutterstock.com I don’t like to write scathing reviews, really I don’t. But movies like “The Kissing Booth 2” leave me absolutely no other option. I hate to admit it, but I am a lifelong sucker for romance movies. Whether it be a classic like ...

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...

Power ranking: online workouts

Photo credit: Derrick McKinney on Unsplash. As gyms remain closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, many have turned to online workouts to get some physical activity while at home. And as one of those people, I have searched high and low for effective ways to exercise in...
    • 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.

    • CASA advocates for students during pandemic

      CASA advocates for students during pandemic

      As the COVID-19 pandemic takes a dramatic toll on Canadians, the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) advocates for post-secondary students. CASA ensures that the federal government safeguards the financial needs and well-being of post-secondary students...

      St. Catharines implements grace period for bill payment

      St. Catharines implements grace period for bill payment

      The City of St. Catharines is introducing a payment grace period to support residents and businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the implementation of this period, the City has also suspended payment for parking on the street and in municipal...

      What you need to know about ticks in Niagara

      Taking a hike in the woods can be a great outdoor activity away from public spaces, but with that comes the risk of tick bites and Lyme disease transmitted by the blacklegged tick. The following recommendations can help keep people safe. “When we are talking about...

      Ontario declares a state of emergency

      On March 17, the Government of Ontario announced that it was taking decisive action by making an order declaring an emergency under s 7.0.1 (1) the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA). In doing so, Ontario is using every power possible to continue to...

    • Arts

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

    • Switch up your quarantine playlist with these new singles

      Switch up your quarantine playlist with these new singles

      “Toosie Slide” -Drake  TBP rating: 4 stars “Toosie Slide” was a highly anticipated single and Drake did not disappoint listeners. The simple dance that goes along with the chorus was all over the internet prior to the drop last week. “Toosie Slide” is recognizably...

      Pop culture moments this week

      Pop culture moments this week

       Emma Kirwin -    The Bachelor: Women Tell All The “Women Tell All” special aired last week on The Bachelor. Imagine if your ex-boyfriend, along with around 20 of his ex-girlfriends, were put in the same room and asked to hash out their relationship problems....