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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    • The implications of substance use and addiction

      The Niagara region’s substance addiction and opioid use rates are climbing higher and higher with each passing year. Despite this ever-increasing number, local agencies and authorities are working hard to help combat these issues. According to Statistics Canada...

      2018 New Year’s Resolutions

      2018 New Year’s Resolutions

      Cameron Burgess For the first time in a while I decided to make a New Year’s resolution for myself. This year, my goal is to spend less money on fast food. It’s so easy to get lazy at the end of the semester, especially during exams and buy food rather than making...

      Election 2018: a battle over #Fightfor15

      Election 2018: a battle over #Fightfor15

      The 2018 provincial election will be fought over many issues. Kathleen Wynne’s unpopularity as Premier, Patrick Brown’s flip-flopping on major issues, the election of Donald Trump in the United States and subsequent re-evaluation of NAFTA are all certainly to come up...

      Take the shot

      Take the shot

      Vaccinations save lives, there’s no question about that. Unfortunately, we are in a time where anyone with access to the Internet can write an article speaking out against vaccinations and all the ill-informed “dangers” associated with them. So instead of simply...

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

    • Live4Dance virtually at Brock

      Live4Dance virtually at Brock

      Photo Credit: Live4Dance   Live4Dance continues to operate through social media as participates dance remotely through live streams, each Wednesday evening.  In March, universities across Canada were closing their doors day by day, leaving clubs to digitize their...

      Singles this week

      “Wish You Were Sober” by Conan Gray 5 stars “Wish You Were Sober” by Conan Gray has a great sound and a meaningful message. Gray’s single has a bouncy, light-hearted sound, matched with gentle and talented vocals. In contrast to the fun sound, Gray is begging a lover...