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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    • 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....

      Spotify’s top Autumn must-add songs

      Spotify’s top Autumn must-add songs

      As we begin settling back into our school routine’s after reading week, nothing is a more dreaded sight than the computer screen. With the second half of the semester now in full swing, the workload has begun piling up and the last thing students have time for is a...

      Spooky Tips for a safe Halloween

      Spooky Tips for a safe Halloween

      Photo Credit: Lukasz Niescior via Unsplash Since the pandemic hit, the haunting began. With the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Niagara Region rising steadily since the start of this chilling month. Halloween lovers are fear