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...

How SPMA grad Jordan Cicchelli built a following and a career for herself through Twitter

Photo Credit: Jordan Cicchelli   “Bo Bichette joins a frat. Bro Bichette.”  That tweet, sent out on July 21 by Jordan Cicchelli, took the internet by storm. It generated thousands of replies and retweets. It was featured on MLB.com and SportsCentre, it became a...

Staying mobile at home this winter

Photo Credit: Standsome Worklife via Unsplash    Whether you’re a student, professor, or even faculty, tight hip flexors, a weak core, internally rotated shoulders and weak glutes are all hallmarks of the damage wreaked on your body from sitting at home typing...

St. Catharines cannabis NIMBYs only have themselves to blame

Photo Credit: Roberto Valdivia via Unsplash   A big stink (pun intended) has been made recently here in St. Catharines about the opening of a new cannabis operation on the corner of Vansickle Road and St. Paul Street West.    Since it became public knowledge...

Brock Talks presents: how local opera companies are handling COVID-19

Photo Credit: Gabriel Varaljay via Unsplash Opera is often performed to hundreds of people in an enclosed space. That can’t happen right now, so opera companies are getting creative and adapting to the changing times.    Dr. Nina Penner is a professor in the music...
    • 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.

    • 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...

    • Features

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

    • U Sports to be featured in inaugural CEBL season

      U Sports to be featured in inaugural CEBL season

      Perhaps the most interesting development in this new league came just a few weeks ago, when a press release was posted via the CEBL’s Twitter and website that announced the date for the inaugural draft, to be held on March 23 in Hamilton. All six teams will submit...

      Bodies on the screen

      Bodies on the screen

      Mainstream media plays a major role in our lives as we are exposed to T.V. shows, movies, music and magazines at a young age. What’s at the forefront of these visuals? The “ideal” human: successful, beautiful and loved by millions. While the average person may not...

      Adwoah Aboah: Gurls Talk

      Adwoah Aboah: Gurls Talk

      Model and activist  is trying to create safe spaces for girls and women to talk to one another. Gurls Talk, a non-profit organization founded by Aboah, is creating these spaces for the inter schooling benefit of state and private school girls in the greater London...