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.

    • Brock Stem Cell Club hoping students step up

      Brock Stem Cell Club hoping students step up

      While stem cell use is increasingly well-understood in labs and lecture halls, talk of the undifferentiated cells is far less prevalent elsewhere on campus. Considering the average age of university students overlaps closely with the ideal age of stem cell donors, the...

      Canadian Lacrosse League picks up Brock athlete

      Canadian Lacrosse League picks up Brock athlete

      The Canadian Lacrosse League announced its first trade of the 2016 season on Thursday afternoon, involving Brock men’s lacrosse player and team captain Brandon Slade. The trade involved eight players and a draft pick between the Niagara Lock Monsters and the Southwest...

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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

    • Artist Profile: Arih Struger-Kalkman of Band On A Couch

      Artist Profile: Arih Struger-Kalkman of Band On A Couch

      There’s something special about the Niagara music scene, and Band on a Couch is becoming a bigger part of it. With well over 100 videos in just over two years, the Orange Couch has become an icon of local music, and the project has grown into something much more than...

      Tess Lofthouse

      I am a third year Education/French/Drama student. I am also a bit of a throwback to the 80’s; I love bright colours, high energy and cheesy dance moves. I have been working to make a difference for Brock students since year one and I want to continue to do that! I considered running for VPSS because I have always had a passion for engaging students; I am studying to be a teacher.

      The first of three BUSU debates: a warm up

      February 8, 2011 saw the first of three debates for this year’s BUSU elections, at 2:00 p.m. in Isaac’s. Despite the venue being criticized in the past as being not conducive to this type of event due to noise pollution and numerous individuals simply there to eat lunch, this year the attendance was much greater (above and beyond the regular campaign teams that generally attend), and much easier to hear.

      Will Parent

      My name is WILL PARENT and I’m in my 5th year of studies towards a Bachelor of Science (honours) with a Concentration in Mathematics and a Concentration in Geography. My five years have allowed me to be involved Smart Start, managing Isaac’s, and getting involved with daily student life.

    • 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.

    • Safe sex practices

      Safe sex practices

      Cue the giggles and the lame jokes that are accompanied with the inevitable eye rolls. Yes, we are going to talk about sex. Safe sex means many different things. This article will provide you with five safe sex practices to ensure you and your partner(s) are being as...

      Walk’in high

      Amazing, groundbreaking, deserving and just flat out awesome. According to Brock Women’s Hockey Captain Kelly Walker, these are just some of the words that come to mind when discussing the sheer possibilities of Brock capturing their first ever CIS title for Women’s Hockey – an opportunity Walker truly sees potential in.

      Brock Sports Briefs

      Men’s Basketball The Brock University Men’s Basketball team (8-8 OUA) dropped a tough 95-90 overtime road los