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...

#BoycottMulan: The controversy behind Disney’s latest film remake

Mulan immediately sparked controversy after its release on Disney+, from the trending hashtag “#BoycottMulan,” to the outrageous price of the film and more. #BoycottMulan was largely born out of the political controversy surrounding the film. The hashtag grew in...

After three years with the Badgers, Noah LaPierre is moving on with his head held high

Whenever the Badgers men’s basketball team returns to play, it will be without longtime guard Noah LaPierre, who will not be returning to the court after three seasons with the team. LaPierre joined the Badgers ahead of the 2017-18 season and was part of their run to...

Meet The Brock Press Staff

Although we are smaller this year, The Brock Press staff are eager to bring you on and off campus news, sports and arts coverage this year. We are excited to share our opinions and insights on the remote fall term while getting creative with our content. Check us out...

The Ford Government deserves an F for their back to school plan

While universities throughout Canada have gone mostly virtual in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, nearly all grade school students have returned to school in person, as the province decided it would be in the public's best interest to reopen schools.   ...
    • 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.

    • Virtual Vendor Fair a new experience for organizers

      Virtual Vendor Fair a new experience for organizers

      Vendor Fair is one of Badgerfest’s most popular events. This year, The Brock University Students’ Union (BUSU) had to adapt to COVID-19 restrictions and move the event online.   According to Ron Bauman, the Senior Manager of Student Engagement with BUSU, the...

      Niagara Falls Ovarian Cancer Walk of Hope to go virtual

      Niagara Falls Ovarian Cancer Walk of Hope to go virtual

      Like many other events that have taken place over the past year, this year’s Ovarian Cancer Walk of Hope will be a virtual event.   The annual Walk of Hope will take place this Sunday, September 13. But this year it will look a lot different for participants.   ...

      St. Catharines Museum Spirit Walk goes virtual

      St. Catharines Museum Spirit Walk goes virtual

      The Guided Spirit Walks at Victoria Lawn Cemetery will be hosted virtually this year.    In-person programming and special events remain limited due to ongoing efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. However, the popular historical program hosted by the St....

    • Features

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

    • Sherri Darlene: combatting racism in Niagara

      Sherri Darlene: combatting racism in Niagara

      Caution: Racial slurs. Sherri Darlene is a strong-willed mother with a great sense of humour and a heart of pure gold. Darlene organized the hugely successful #Justice4BlackLives protest in Niagara earlier this month. Despite her bubbly personality and resolute...

      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...

      Young artists navigating the 21st century

      For young artists, it may feel as though art is useless to pursue. Those studying the arts are familiar with the cracks made around the dinner table about never making money or the jokes by peers about never finding employment. These seemingly harmless jokes...

    • Arts

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

    • Why the arts community favours Lifesize for video streaming

      Why the arts community favours Lifesize for video streaming

      Lifesize is an online video platform that has grown rapidly in its popularity due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   Lifesize is favoured amongst the art community for a variety of reasons. From the browser-based calling, to the high-quality video, Lifesize has made its...

      Drake maintains his throne in the rap game with new releases

      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?

      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

      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...

    • 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.

    • Easy Back to School Recipes

      Easy Back to School Recipes

      For so many students, coming back to university means once again learning how to cook for ourselves. We’re not necessarily a group of people known for our great culinary skills (or our eating habits). Cooking can seem intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are...

      Why the Leafs suck according to a Bruins fan

      Why the Leafs suck according to a Bruins fan

      Photo credit: meunierd / Shutterstock.com Is there anyone better suited to give a somewhat scathing indictment of a Toronto Maple Leafs team that just wasted another season than a diehard Bruins fan? I'm not sure there is, so strap in Leafs fans; this should be a...

      Power ranking: online workouts

      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 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...

    • Opinion

      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.

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