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 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...

Brock graduate starts sport podcast

Brock graduate Vince Capano runs an online podcast called “Sport Chat with Vince Capano.”  After graduating from Sport Management (SPMA) in 2020, Capano dove into the world of online reporting and sports coverage.  During his time at Brock, Capano gained the...
    • 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.

    • Brock kicks off study on gaming-related injuries

      Brock kicks off study on gaming-related injuries

      Brock PhD student Garrick Forman, (MSc’19) is part of the team at the University’s Neuromechanics and Ergonomics Lab, which is studying the characteristics, habits, pain and discomfort in casual and professional gamers via Brock University — Communications &...

      Muslims adapt to COVID-19 during Ramadan

      Muslims adapt to COVID-19 during Ramadan

        Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Muslims are adapting to the government issued Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act during Ramadan. Ramadan is observed worldwide by millions, but celebrations this year will be unlike any other.  This year Ramadan takes...

      #CanadaPerforms helping Canadian artists

      #CanadaPerforms helping Canadian artists

      Facebook Canada and the National Arts Centre (NAC) team up to offer entertainment to Canadians and provide financial relief to performers during the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 19, Jim Cuddy, of the Canadian band Blue Rodeo, kicked off the English live stream of...

      Government wage support in times of crisis

      Government wage support in times of crisis

      Due to the COVID-19 crisis, most social and economic engagement throughout Canada has been halted. As such, the government has announced that it will be introducing a wage support system called the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). The system is intended to...

    • Arts

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

    • Netflix releases another reality hit with Too Hot To Handle

      Netflix releases another reality hit with Too Hot To Handle

      When I was growing up, my mom used to tell me that watching television would fry my brain cells. It may have taken me 20 years to believe her but this messy mix of sex (or lack thereof), terrible comedy and brainless contestants proved her correct. After watching Too...

      Dare Me is a daring new take on the high school drama

      Dare Me is a daring new take on the high school drama

      “There’s something dangerous about the boredom of teenage girls.”  Our protagonist and narrator, Addy Hanlon (Herizen Guardiola), opens Dare Me with this line, offering a short summary of what’s to come as the viewer dives into the show’s dark depths. With this...

      Future Nostalgia: Timeless twists on vintage sounds