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.

    • Making safety a priority during the holidays this year

      Making safety a priority during the holidays this year

      Photo Credit: Mika Baumeister   With the holidays fast approaching, many people are wondering how it will be possible to safely celebrate during the pandemic. While there is no way to tell exactly how this season will go, holiday gathering will certainly look...

      Give back this holiday season with the Mitten Tree campaign

      Give back this holiday season with the Mitten Tree campaign

      Photo Credit: City of St. Catharines    While many individuals think fondly about the holidays and are eager to begin the festivities from the very first day of Fall, this season can be a time of hardship for many others.    This year, perhaps more than...

    • Features

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

    • Sherri Darlene: combatting racism in Niagara

      Sherri Darlene: combatting racism in Niagara

      Caution: Racial slurs. Sherri Darlene is a strong-willed mother with a great sense of humour and a heart of pure gold. Darlene organized the hugely successful #Justice4BlackLives protest in Niagara earlier this month. Despite her bubbly personality and resolute...

      How has COVID-19 impacted post-secondary students?

      How has COVID-19 impacted post-secondary students?

      COVID-19 has taken a dramatic toll on post-secondary students across Canada. The sudden halt of the winter semester marked only the beginning of the impact COVID-19 would inflict on students. The financial and social impacts of the pandemic have accelerated with every...

    • Arts

      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...

      Spotify’s top new singles this week

      Spotify’s top new singles this week

      Photo Credit: Patrik Michaelicka via Unsplash   With exams just a little more than a month away, having the perfect study playlist is an important tool for any late-night study session. But with this semester quickly passing us by, who has time to sift through...

    • 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.

    • HBO’s Tiger delves into the rise and fall — and rise again — of golf’s biggest star