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 case for drug decriminalization

      The case for drug decriminalization

      Photo Credit: Gras Grun via Unsplash   While the results of the US elections have been overshadowed (and for good reason) by the pro-Trump insurrectionists who stormed the Capitol Building, there were some important things to come of the November election that...

      How COVID-19 has impacted food security across Canada

      How COVID-19 has impacted food security across Canada

      Photo Credit: Joel Muniz via Unsplash   Food security, along with reliable housing, job security and access to health care are crucial for people to have a decent quality of life. Despite Canada being a developed country, many Canadians struggle with food...

      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...

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    • Samberg and Milioti bring the laughs in Palm Springs

      Samberg and Milioti bring the laughs in Palm Springs

      Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry   If you're looking for a sophisticated highbrow comedy then Palm Springs isn’t the movie for you. But let’s be real, why would you watch an Andy Samberg movie if you wanted sophistication?   Palm Springs is one part Groundhog...

      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...

      Five albums that defined 2020

      Five albums that defined 2020

      Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com  Volunteer Contributor - Haytham Nawaz 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....

      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...

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    • Sidelines: this week in sports

      Sidelines: this week in sports

      Photo Credit: Pedro Bariak via Unsplash   This was one of the best sports weekends we’ve had in quite a while, so I’m going to bounce around quite a bit for this.   Bipolar Leafs split with Sens Both versions of the Leafs we have come to know far too well...

      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...

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