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...

Mike Babcock goes full circle after being named head coach at USask

Photo Credit: MacKenzie Gerry    Well that was unexpected. After spending the past 17 seasons coaching in the NHL, former Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock has been named the head coach of the University of Saskatchewan’s men’s hockey team. The news, first...

My thoughts on the Texas crisis

Photo Credit: Pete Alexopoulos via Unsplash   The news out of Texas last week was coming in fast and furious. So I figured, now that the situation has settled in large part, it would help if I summed up the situation and provided my thoughts on what happened....

To All The Boys: Always and Forever is good but not great

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com   Maybe it’s a sign that I’m getting old and cynical, but I found myself rolling my eyes at To All The Boys: Always and Forever.    Don’t get me wrong, it’s a sweet movie and the two leads remain as charming and well cast as...

St. Catharines has moved into the Grey-Lockdown level of the Ontario COVID-19 Response Framework

Photo Credit: Matt Seymour via Unsplash   Following the recent provincial announcement that the Niagara Region will enter the Grey-Lockdown level of the Ontario COVID-19 Response Framework, the City of St. Catharines has changed what businesses are allowed to...
    • 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.

    • S.N.A.P program wraps up final weekend of the term

      S.N.A.P program wraps up final weekend of the term

      The S.N.A.P program hosted the last of their weekend sessions for the Fall 2018 semester on November 19. The session, which was held in Ian Beddis gymnasium, was spearheaded by Brock student volunteers and geared towards the development of individuals with Autism...

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    • Arts

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

    • Local Artists and Art Admirers Gather at 5×2

      Local Artists and Art Admirers Gather at 5×2

      If you search long enough, you can find an event at Mahtay Café for just about any interest you might have. Every first Tuesday of the month, a small and intimate group of people come together and celebrate one common interest: visual culture. “This is a very open...

      Despite fears of outsourcing, domestic IT jobs in demand

      News publications suggest that IT jobs are increasingly going over to emerging markets with cheaper labour, such as India. However, in North America the IT sector is still growing and ,as such, the demand for domestic jobs increasing. If you have an interest in computers and business this growing industry is one you should definitely look into.

      Howlign at the Youth Action Centre

      The YAC is Welland’s only all-ages music space, and has been open since October of 2010. Over the past few months, the Youth Action Centre [YAC] has built a reputation for hosting local and touring punk and indie-rock bands such as The Mongoloids, Michou and Waterbodies.

      Elk emerge from escarpment

      Elk is a four-headed beast that has emerged from the Niagara Region, and has begun conquering all of Southern Ontario. Actually, they have four bodies, and a whole set of instruments as well. In December, a new record label called IndoorShoes was launched in St.

    • 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.

    • Badgers freeze competition, take silver at CIS Nationals

      The Brock University Women’s Curling team put on a performance for the ages at the National Championships March 9-13 in St. John’s NL, taking home a silver medal – losing in the finals 7-4 to the powerhouse three-time champion Laurier Golden Hawks. Coming off a third place finish in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Championships three weeks prior, the Women rallied to make the finals at the Nationals, winning four must-win games to stay alive.