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.

    • Raising funds for Niagara Child Advocacy Centre

      Raising funds for Niagara Child Advocacy Centre

      The Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre Niagara hosted a race through Niagara where 22 teams took part. The green flag, to start The Amazing Race Niagara from Pilonia Park in Niagara on the Lake, dropped at noon as the teams took off to experience Niagara in a unique...

      Future Majority hopes to encourage youth voting in Canada

      Future Majority hopes to encourage youth voting in Canada

      Future Majority is a new group on campus looking to increase voter turnout amongst young people in the federal election this October. Founded in 2018 by a group of young people looking to make a difference, Future Majority has already taken Canada by storm. They have...

      More to come from Brock’s Student Justice Centre

      More to come from Brock’s Student Justice Centre

      Brock’s Student Justice Centre (SJC) provides socially and politically engaging programming for members of the Brock Community. To start the year off, the SJC together with the Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) of Brock University hosted their first event...

    • Features

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

    • Trigger Warning and Safe Space Culture

      Trigger Warning and Safe Space Culture

      However cliché it may be, I still cling to the idea that the university is a place where one’s deepest beliefs not only can but should be challenged. It is a place where ideas and opinions, however important we regard them, however much we feel that they play a part...

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    • Arts

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

    • Maniac isn’t as crazy as it seems

      Maniac isn’t as crazy as it seems

      Netflix’s newest venture, Maniac, is already being considered one of their bravest. From science fiction to crime drama and even including Emma Stone in elf ears, this series has a lot to bring to the table. It’s a union of concepts that have no reason to ever be near...

      Keeping the blues alive with Terra Lightfoot

      Keeping the blues alive with Terra Lightfoot

      The first ever Cicada Music Festival, to be held on October 13, promises to bring together some of Canada’s most incredible up-and-coming musical talents for an evening of unforgettable performances. One of the most highly-anticipated acts is Hamilton’s Terra...

      James Blonde: from Niagara with love

      James Blonde: from Niagara with love

      There are a lot of ways to open an interesting story. I’ve heard quite a few over the years, but I think my favourite one came from a meeting with James Blonde this past week. “It was at that moment that I realized we don’t have health insurance,” said Phil Taylor,...

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      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.