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...

Celebration of Nations returns once again with online exhibits

Niagara’s annual Indigenous art gathering, Celebration of Nations, returned to the region last Friday in a new virtual format.   Celebration of Nations is part of a long-term vision of the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, Kakekalanicks (an Indigenous...

#BoycottMulan: The controversy behind Disney’s latest film remake

Mulan immediately sparked controversy after its release on Disney+, from the trending hashtag “#BoycottMulan,” to the outrageous price of the film and more. #BoycottMulan was largely born out of the political controversy surrounding the film. The hashtag grew in...

After three years with the Badgers, Noah LaPierre is moving on with his head held high

Whenever the Badgers men’s basketball team returns to play, it will be without longtime guard Noah LaPierre, who will not be returning to the court after three seasons with the team. LaPierre joined the Badgers ahead of the 2017-18 season and was part of their run to...

Meet The Brock Press Staff

Although we are smaller this year, The Brock Press staff are eager to bring you on and off campus news, sports and arts coverage this year. We are excited to share our opinions and insights on the remote fall term while getting creative with our content. Check us out...
    • 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.

    • ASYNC v. SYNC: what you need to know

      ASYNC v. SYNC: what you need to know

      Photo Credit: Iris Wang via Unsplash. As the start of the fall semester quickly approaches, course selection has come and gone and most students should have their 2020-21 schedule in place. For the vast majority of undergraduate students, all classes in Fall 2020 will...

      City closes playgrounds and encourages safe use of parks

      City closes playgrounds and encourages safe use of parks

      Amidst increasing cases of COVID-19 in the Niagara Region, the City of St. Catharines has made the decision to close its playgrounds and limit use of its parks. As of last week, all City-owned playground equipment is closed to the public and will remain that way for...

      What to do to stay sane while being safe

      What to do to stay sane while being safe

      It has now been two weeks since in-person classes were cancelled and people began to self-isolate. In that time, simply scrolling through Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and TikTok has quickly become less of a source of entertainment and more of an anxiety causing...

    • Features

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

    • Vaping and young people: Why do we do it?

      Vaping and young people: Why do we do it?

      It’s late, it’s been a long night of clubbing downtown and I’m sitting on my front porch catching some fresh air and watching party-goers stumble home. A friend who’s sitting with me lazily hits his Juul, puffing out a minty cloud. Casually, he says he’s going to...

      Favourite Moments from this year in sports: BROCK BADGERS

      Favourite Moments from this year in sports: BROCK BADGERS

      Cameron Burgess: Assistant Sports & Health Editor Throughout the year I’ve had the opportunity to cover a lot of different teams, but the one game that sticks out to me was when the Men’s Volleyball team beat the Ryerson Rams at home. The Badgers had just come off...

      Indigenizing Brock: A Comprehensive Overview

      Indigenizing Brock: A Comprehensive Overview

      Based on last year’s statistics, there are 357 self-identified Aboriginal students attending Brock University. These students are a part of a diverse array of programs and faculties and engage in various extracurricular activities just like any other student. However,...

    • Arts

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

    • The truth behind R. Kelly

      Trigger Warning: Rape and sexual assault  Surviving R. Kelly unveils the web of deceit that allowed R. Kelly to maintain his R&B empire for decades while taking advantage of vulnerable girls behind closed doors. Surviving R. Kelly originally aired last year but...

      Love Is Blind is possibly the worst show ever created

      Love Is Blind is possibly the worst show ever created

      Love Is Blind is quite possibly the worst television show to date. The premise is absolutely idiotic and with each episode, my faith in humanity deteriorated. Alas, I watched the entire season in less than a week. Let me lay the groundwork. Executive producers Chris...