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 &...
    • 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.

    • Racism in Canada: Dexter Bullen’s story

      Racism in Canada: Dexter Bullen’s story

      Dexter Bullen photographed by Justine Zorzi In the midst of a global anti-racism movement, Dexter Bullen advocates for racial equality and affirmative pro-Black action.   Growing up in the northern town of Orillia, ON, Bullen’s family was well-known and one of the...

      Government wage support in times of crisis

      Government wage support in times of crisis

      Due to the COVID-19 crisis, most social and economic engagement throughout Canada has been halted. As such, the government has announced that it will be introducing a wage support system called the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). The system is intended to...

      St. Catharines declares state of emergency

      St. Catharines declares state of emergency

      St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik has declared a city-wide state of emergency as the COVID-19 virus continues to spread rapidly. In an address sent out on April 3, Mayor Sendzik detailed that the decision to announce a state of emergency came after analysis of the...

    • Arts

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

    • Why do people love Tiger King?

      Why do people love Tiger King?

      Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness is seven episodes of pure, unhinged chaos. Tiger King follows the life of the eccentric Joe Exotic, who accurately describes himself as a “gay, gun-toting cowboy with a mullet.” Tiger King explores the ins and outs of the big cat...