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...

Rising through adversity: it’s time to make lemonade out of lemons

Photo Credit: Arianka Ibarra via Unsplash. Let’s face it, this year has been tough on all of us. It may even feel as though the weight of the world is suddenly crashing down on us and there is nothing we can do to stop it. Remember when you would go to the waterpark...

Drake maintains his throne in the rap game with new releases

Photo Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com Drake’s latest hit “Only You Freestyle” and his features on “POPSTAR,” and “GREECE,” live up to every undying expectation of greatness that we push onto the Canadian artist. All three songs are top-notch and add onto...

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 ...

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...
    • 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.

    • 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...

      Staying safe on  St. Patrick’s Day

      Staying safe on St. Patrick’s Day

      St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and though it is technically a Christian celebration, for many university students, that means a day of excessive drinking and partying. This year, St. Patrick’s Day will fall in the middle of the week on Tuesday, March 17....

      St. Patrick’s Day events in the Niagara Region

      St. Patrick’s Day events in the Niagara Region

      St. Patrick’s Day is the feast day of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. Born in Roman Britain in the late fourth century, he was kidnapped at the age of 16 and taken to Ireland as a slave. He eventually managed to escape, but returned sometime around CE 432 to...

    • Features

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

    • Exploring theatre companies in St. Catharines

      Exploring theatre companies in St. Catharines

      From physical theatre to improv, the theatre scene in St. Catharines is abundant and variant, coming in all different shapes and sizes. With the creation of the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre (FOPAC) and the Marilyn I Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts...

      The case against the Uber economy

      The case against the Uber economy

      I was in Toronto earlier this year, and I caught a cab to Union Station. I don’t live in a big city, and I have a car, so I don’t spend a lot of time in taxis. The driver seemed nice enough; he asked me why I was in town and jokingly offered to drive me all the way to...

    • Arts

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

    • Singles of the week

      Singles of the week

      “Last Time I Say Sorry” by John Legend and Kane Brown TBP rating: 5 stars “Last Time I Say Sorry” is a gorgeously composed single featuring dynamic instrumentals. Violin blends seamlessly with piano as well as the gentle notes of acoustic guitar. The instrumental...