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...

Rising through adversity: it’s time to make lemonade out of lemons

Photo Credit: Arianka Ibarra via Unsplash. Let’s face it, this year has been tough on all of us. It may even feel as though the weight of the world is suddenly crashing down on us and there is nothing we can do to stop it. Remember when you would go to the waterpark...

Drake maintains his throne 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...
    • 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.

    • CESB opens for post-secondary students

      CESB opens for post-secondary students

          As of May 15, university students and recent graduates can apply for the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB). On April 22, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged his support towards Canadian university students who previously were not eligible for any...

      CUPE 4207-1 talks to be postponed

      Given the unprecedented situation regarding the global pandemic, the representative from CUPE 4207-1 informed Brock University officials that the union will be removing the previously introduced strike deadline.  The union has not announced a new date for the strike...

    • Features

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

    • There’s something special about hockey in Welland

      There’s something special about hockey in Welland

      There were signs all over the city, everyone wore their hockey gear, children ran through the streets clutching posters of their hometown idols. The transit employees shrugged off their usual uniforms in exchange for their hockey sweaters, one unlucky (or perhaps...

      What does it mean to experience Brock?

      What does it mean to experience Brock?

      When Brock changed its motto from “both sides of the brain” to “experience,” a new era began. Moving forward from the dichotomy of logic and creativity, Brock now highlights the holistic, often immeasurable metric of experience. What does it mean to experience Brock...

      Why did you decide to join The Brock Press?

      Why did you decide to join The Brock Press?

      "This is my fifth year working for The Brock Press. My passion for writing originally started with sports, but The Brock Press has allowed me to expand my horizon through many other topics of writing. I’ve also been able to grow my leadership skills and other...

    • Arts

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

    • Pop duo Purity Ring sees a rebirth on Womb

      Pop duo Purity Ring sees a rebirth on Womb

      Five years without a new album feels like an eternity. And what’s Purity Ring been doing with that time? We know back in 2017 they wrote and produced songs for Katy Perry, which seems out of character if your mind first goes to their macabre, blood-soaked lyrics. But...

      CrissCross challenges viewers with contrasting works

      CrissCross challenges viewers with contrasting works

      CrissCross combines Visual Arts and Studies in Arts and Culture to create a show centred around critical thinking and diversity. The variety of pieces offer striking contrast among one another; from mediums to messages this show is an intriguing display of the...

      Young actors pull off Perdita, or The Winter’s Tale

      Young actors pull off Perdita, or The Winter’s Tale

      Perdita, or The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare, adapted by Gyllian Raby, graced the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts last weekend. The cast truly brought this old tale to life through modern touches and fantastic stage presence. Perdita, or...

      Love Is Blind is possibly the worst show ever created

      Love Is Blind is possibly the worst show ever created

      Love Is Blind is quite possibly the worst television show to date. The premise is absolutely idiotic and with each episode, my faith in humanity deteriorated. Alas, I watched the entire season in less than a week. Let me lay the groundwork. Executive producers Chris...

    • 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.