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...

Brock Recreation set to kick off their second semester of eSports intramurals

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry   As we get ready for yet another online semester, Brock Recreation is also preparing for their second term of virtual intramurals. Like everything else on campus this year, Brock Recreation has had to adjust on the fly and come up...

My experience getting involved in university: Brock’s Pre-Law Society

Photo Credit: Tingey Injury Law Firm via Unsplash Volunteer Contributor: Luc Lombardi   Like so many new university students, I too had no idea what I wanted to do after graduating from high school. Back in my high school days, I remember frequent visits with my...

The TikTok Ratatou-sical is the best musical of 2021

Photo Credit: Solen Feyissa via Unsplash (4.5/5 Stars) It overcame adversity, it inspired, delighted and shocked the audience. It was groundbreaking, revolutionary and innovative. Already, I am confident in saying that it is the best musical of 2021.   I am...

Select St. Catharines property owners can apply for a new tax payment plan

Photo Credit: Kelly Sikkema   The City of St. Catharines has approved a payment plan to aid property owners who have experienced financial hardship due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The plan is designed to provide additional flexibility in how property owners...
    • 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.

    • Ongoing fight for animal rights comes to campus

      Ongoing fight for animal rights comes to campus

      Food, fashion and entertainment: the human and animal relationship is a controversial affair both on and off campus.  On November 6, the department of Political Science brought Camille Labchuk to Brock to discuss “The Rise of Animal Rights Law in Canada”. “800 million...

      Brock students to walk 100km for the Syrian refugee cause

      Brock students to walk 100km for the Syrian refugee cause

      UNICEF Brock is about to make Brock University history this weekend by walking 100km from the St. Catharines campus to UNICEF Toronto headquarters. From Friday, Nov. 27 to Sunday, Nov. 29, Co-President Patrick Foster, and Co-Founder of the Playmakers Foundation Jad...

      Niagara Restoration Council finishes its planting for 2015

      Niagara Restoration Council finishes its planting for 2015

      On Nov. 3, the Niagara Restoration Council  completed one of their last plants of the year. Volunteers, including students from E.L. Crossley Secondary School, naturalist club members, and Niagara Peninsula Conservative Authority members, planted 2000 native tree...

      This week at a glance – Nov. 23, 2015

      This week at a glance – Nov. 23, 2015

      The finish line is so close Badgers, and there are plenty of detours to take advantage of this week as you make your way through until the end of the semester. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ The...

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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

    • A Celebration of Canadian Theatre: The Drawer Boy

      A Celebration of Canadian Theatre: The Drawer Boy

      Local theatre company, Essential Collective Theatre (ECT)’s newest production, The Drawer Boy by Michael Healey, is a celebration of Canadian Theatre and Niagara living with contributions from Brock staff and alumni. The show’s artistic director, Monica Dufault, who...

      Canada’s dirty secret

      MONTREAL (CUP) – There are some things you never forget. The sound of hundreds of dogs barking in cages so small that they are unable to turn around, left for days without food or water, driven to attack and eat each other. There is no daylight – sometimes there is no light whatsoever.

      Cameron Alderdice

      Coming from Bowmanville, (Near Oshawa), and entering my 4th year here at Brock, I’m loving it here. I’m currently in the BA program, while focusing on Business Courses. I have been enjoying my time campaigning, as it gives me a great opportunity to meet more Brock students, and hear about their needs.

      Gnomeo and Juliet

      Before deciding whether or not to see this movie, two key points need addressing. First, Gnomeo and Juliet is first and foremost a children’s movie. Although it has several jokes directed towards parents instead of their kids, and is probably a better choice than Yogi Bear, it’s far from the greatness of Shrek.

    • 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.

    • SIDELINES: this week in sports

      SIDELINES: this week in sports

      The Super Bowl As great as the game was in terms of back-and-forth play, it was one of the most odd endings to a game that I’ve seen. With only one turnover the whole game, when it happened and how, was bizarre. The ‘greatest of all time’ wasn’t able to outplay Nick...

      Fouls hinder Brock in must-win

      To say that personal fouls and turnovers have been an issue for the Brock University Men’s Basketball squad (8-10 OUA) during the 2010-11 regular season would be an understatement. Their latest setback, a 69-66 loss at the hands of the McMaster Marauders (9-9 OUA) on Feb.

      Gorges leads Badgers over Marauders

      The Brock University Women’s Basketball team continued their winning ways on February 5 as they swept their season series over McMaster with a 75-67 victory at the Bob Davis Gymnasium. With the sweep, the Badgers showed their biggest historical rival that they are a team poised to make a strong playoff run this winter.

      OPIRG, Brock Announcements/Brock Briefs

      OPIRG Announcements Call for volunteers interested in organizing for/participating in Food Not Bombs Food Not Bombs – Niagara Region challenges violence and food waste through the free sharing of healthy and delicious food throughout the Niagara Region.We work together to recycle and redistribute food.