National Indigenous History Month

June marks National Indigenous History Month in Canada. As it comes to a close, Katreena Whiteye, a Business Administration student at Brock, reflects on her First Nation heritage. Whiteye grew up on a First Nation reserve but did not learn extensively about her...

Human Rights and Equity hosts Black & Indigenous Pride Concert

Brock University Human Rights and Equity (HRE) is hosting a Black & Indigenous Pride concert. “Remembering the Past; Resisting for the Future” features local and up-in-coming Black, Indigenous and 2SLGBTQ+ poets, singers, drag-queens and more. This virtual concert...

Sherri Darlene: combatting racism in Niagara

Caution: Racial slurs. Sherri Darlene is a strong-willed mother with a great sense of humour and a heart of pure gold. Darlene organized the hugely successful #Justice4BlackLives protest in Niagara earlier this month. Despite her bubbly personality and resolute...

Brock kicks off study on gaming-related injuries

Brock PhD student Garrick Forman, (MSc’19) is part of the team at the University’s Neuromechanics and Ergonomics Lab, which is studying the characteristics, habits, pain and discomfort in casual and professional gamers via Brock University — Communications &...
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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.

    • Brock kicks off study on gaming-related injuries

      Brock kicks off study on gaming-related injuries

      Brock PhD student Garrick Forman, (MSc’19) is part of the team at the University’s Neuromechanics and Ergonomics Lab, which is studying the characteristics, habits, pain and discomfort in casual and professional gamers via Brock University — Communications &...

      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...

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

    • Netflix releases another reality hit with Too Hot To Handle

      Netflix releases another reality hit with Too Hot To Handle

      When I was growing up, my mom used to tell me that watching television would fry my brain cells. It may have taken me 20 years to believe her but this messy mix of sex (or lack thereof), terrible comedy and brainless contestants proved her correct. After watching Too...

      Pop duo Purity Ring sees a rebirth on Womb

      Pop duo Purity Ring sees a rebirth on Womb

      Five years without a new album feels like an eternity. And what’s Purity Ring been doing with that time? We know back in 2017 they wrote and produced songs for Katy Perry, which seems out of character if your mind first goes to their macabre, blood-soaked lyrics. But...