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...

Former Brock Women’s Hockey player signs with the Buffalo Beauts

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry Hunter Accursi might be done playing hockey at Brock, but she still has a lot more to offer through the sport.    On September 10, the Buffalo Beauts of the NWHL announced that they had signed Accursi for the upcoming 2020-21...

Niagara Jazz Fest keeps music alive during the pandemic

Photo Credit: Jane Davey Niagara Jazz Fest is making a slow, careful return to live events, while continuing to bring audiences online content.   Niagara Jazz Fest has adapted to the COVID-19 restrictions to do their part to ensure the safety of participants and...

How the pandemic is impacting small businesses in St. Catharines

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry This is definitely far from the first time you’ve heard this (and it likely won’t be your last), but the impact of COVID-19 on our economy is really unlike anything that’s ever been seen before. While recessions are fairly common,...

With the winter term officially online, how likely is a winter sports season?

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry When Brock University announced that the winter term would also be going online, the school only confirmed what many of us had been expecting for a while, especially after schools like Ryerson and McMaster had made the same call weeks...
    • 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.

    • Grape and Wine Festival returns with new regulations

      Grape and Wine Festival returns with new regulations

      The Niagara Grape and Wine Festival is partnering with the St. Catharines Downtown Association and the City of St. Catharines to bring a new, pandemic-appropriate festival experience to St. Paul Street.   Though the festival looks a little different this year,...

      CASA advocates for students during pandemic

      CASA advocates for students during pandemic

      As the COVID-19 pandemic takes a dramatic toll on Canadians, the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) advocates for post-secondary students. CASA ensures that the federal government safeguards the financial needs and well-being of post-secondary students...

      CESB opens for post-secondary students

      CESB opens for post-secondary students

          As of May 15, university students and recent graduates can apply for the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB). On April 22, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged his support towards Canadian university students who previously were not eligible for any...

      Brock University announces primarily online fall term

      Brock University announces primarily online fall term

      Brock University has announced that the upcoming Fall semester will be primarily delivered online. Brock’s decision to move classes online offers a stark contrast to Premier Doug Ford’s announcement regarding the reopening of Ontario. Brock University Communications...

    • Features

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

    • What does it mean to experience Brock?

      What does it mean to experience Brock?

      When Brock changed its motto from “both sides of the brain” to “experience,” a new era began. Moving forward from the dichotomy of logic and creativity, Brock now highlights the holistic, often immeasurable metric of experience. What does it mean to experience Brock...

      Why did you decide to join The Brock Press?

      Why did you decide to join The Brock Press?

      "This is my fifth year working for The Brock Press. My passion for writing originally started with sports, but The Brock Press has allowed me to expand my horizon through many other topics of writing. I’ve also been able to grow my leadership skills and other...

    • Arts

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

    • 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 ...

      Lost Girls loses interest

      Lost Girls loses interest

      Lost Girls is Netflix’s latest look into true crime. Usually, we see harrowing docuseries that are talked about for weeks to come, but Lost Girls is a fictional take on a true story. This is not the only difference between Lost Girls and the other true crime tales...

      Suga by Megan Thee Stallion is not very sweet