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...

A pandemic, massive roster turnover and a lot of unknowns: checking in with the Badgers’ women’s basketball team

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry   Despite winning an OUA championship and making it all the way to the national championship game just over a year ago, the Brock Badgers women’s basketball team will look dramatically different whenever they next take the court. ...

“Protect women’s sports” is a lie and you know it

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com   “Protect women’s sports” is a phrase that I’ve been seeing a lot lately. Having read the title of this article, you might be asking yourself, “what’s your problem with protecting women’s sports?” Indeed, I am a very big fan of...

UFOs are real, but that doesn’t mean what you think it does

Photo Credit: Albert Antony via Unsplash   By no means am I a conspiracy theorist, but UFOs are absolutely, without question, 100 per cent real and there is substantial proof of them. Of course, that statement’s a bit of a misdirect, but if you’re still reading...

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Brock

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry   Niagara Region Public Health (NRPH) has declared a COVID-19 outbreak in student residences at Brock University.   After learning the number of individuals tested positive for COVID-19 went from one person last Wednesday to 10 on...
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    • COVID-19 outbreak declared at Brock

      COVID-19 outbreak declared at Brock

      Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry   Niagara Region Public Health (NRPH) has declared a COVID-19 outbreak in student residences at Brock University.   After learning the number of individuals tested positive for COVID-19 went from one person last Wednesday to 10 on...

      The 2021 Ontario Budget was released last week

      The 2021 Ontario Budget was released last week

      Photo Credit: Northfolk via Unsplash    Last Wednesday, the provincial government released the 2021 Ontario budget, which focuses on protecting the population’s health and protecting the economy. The budget is the next phase of Ontario's response to COVID-19 and...

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

    • Netflix gets everything wrong with Zero Chill

      Netflix gets everything wrong with Zero Chill

      Photo Credit: Piotr Cichosz via Unsplash   Zero Chill is a 10-episode Netflix show that I watched specifically because I knew it was going to be bad.    It’s a family show, centered around the character of Kayla MacBentley, who has to leave everything behind...

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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.

    • Sidelines: this week in sports

      Sidelines: this week in sports

      Photo Credit: Andre Hunter via Unsplash   The NBA trade deadline has come and gone and Kyle Lowry still remains a Raptor, at least for the rest of this season. It certainly seemed like he had played his last game on Wednesday after flashing a somber peace sign to...

      Sidelines: this week in sports

      Sidelines: this week in sports

      Photo Credit: Klemens Kopfle via Unsplash   Last week I previewed the American League ahead of the 2021 MLB season and it felt very… straightforward. The National League on the other hand, feels much more unpredictable and exciting. So I’m going to do the same...

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      Opinion ​features Badger’s voices on a variety of topics from international news to campus events. Topics range from political opinions to failed first dates. Readers can also find ​Editorials in this section written weekly by the Editor-in-Chief.