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...
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      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.

    • Niagara Falls Ovarian Cancer Walk of Hope to go virtual

      Niagara Falls Ovarian Cancer Walk of Hope to go virtual

      Like many other events that have taken place over the past year, this year’s Ovarian Cancer Walk of Hope will be a virtual event.   The annual Walk of Hope will take place this Sunday, September 13. But this year it will look a lot different for participants.   ...

      The Zone construction continues amid COVID-19 pandemic

      The Zone construction continues amid COVID-19 pandemic

      As Premier Doug Ford eases restrictions on construction amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Brock University has resumed construction on the Zone. On May 6 the Ontario government stated its intention to slowly re-open the economy, “As the trends improve, we can move forward...

      Muslims adapt to COVID-19 during Ramadan

      Muslims adapt to COVID-19 during Ramadan

        Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Muslims are adapting to the government issued Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act during Ramadan. Ramadan is observed worldwide by millions, but celebrations this year will be unlike any other.  This year Ramadan takes...

      #CanadaPerforms helping Canadian artists

      #CanadaPerforms helping Canadian artists

      Facebook Canada and the National Arts Centre (NAC) team up to offer entertainment to Canadians and provide financial relief to performers during the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 19, Jim Cuddy, of the Canadian band Blue Rodeo, kicked off the English live stream of...

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

    • Swift’s folklore: the surprise album I didn’t know I needed

      Swift’s folklore: the surprise album I didn’t know I needed

      Photo Credit: Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com. “Our Song” and “You Belong with Me,” by Taylor Swift were milestone songs in my teenage years and I can still recite every word to this day. If you ever ask me to do so in person, you’re in for a show.  There was nothing...