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.

    • Spark Niagara to host virtual AgriTech Hackathon

      Spark Niagara to host virtual AgriTech Hackathon

      Registration for Spark Niagara’s second annual AgriTech Hackathon is now open. The Hackathon seeks to bring individuals, businesses and educational institutions together to find solutions to challenges in the agriculture and ecotourism sectors.   The AgriTech...

      Crash Course: how to be successful online this school year

      Crash Course: how to be successful online this school year

      Photo Credit: Sergi Kabrera via Unsplash. For a lot of people, the pandemic was the first time that they have had to work remotely on a long term basis. This new way of life has been difficult for many to adjust to, as it quickly threw a wrench into the routines to...

      Navigating St. Catharines transit safely this school year

      Navigating St. Catharines transit safely this school year

      Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry. Every Brock student who is registered for 1.5 credits or more is given a Universal Bus Pass (U-Pass). The U-Pass gives students access to St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Thorold, Welland, Pelham, Fort Erie and the Niagara regional transit...

      ASYNC v. SYNC: what you need to know

      ASYNC v. SYNC: what you need to know

      Photo Credit: Iris Wang via Unsplash. As the start of the fall semester quickly approaches, course selection has come and gone and most students should have their 2020-21 schedule in place. For the vast majority of undergraduate students, all classes in Fall 2020 will...

    • Arts

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

    • Eight songs to add to your queue this week

      Eight songs to add to your queue this week

      Although working online has some downsides, one of the biggest pros to working remotely is being able to listen to music pretty much all day, every day. Below are a wide variety of songs I have curated for you that might come in handy during online school.   ...

      Pixar’s Out misses the mark

      Pixar’s Out misses the mark

      Photo Credit: Mika Baumeist on Unsplash Out made headlines as Pixar’s first short film to feature a gay couple. Unfortunately, this new release missed the mark with its faulty storyline and PG rating.