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...

The problems With Netflix’s Winx Club reboot

Photo Credit: Caspar Camille via Unsplash Volunteer Contributor: Katrina Lemaire     If you grew up in the early 2000s, then you’ll probably remember the esteemed Italian-American show Winx Club. The show was famous for its forward fashion, colourful...

Looking at the NHL’s new helmet sponsorships and the future of on-player ads

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry   As the new hockey season begins to unfold, the NHL’s 2020-21 season will arguably diverge further from the norm than any of their counterparts. The NBA and NFL made small tweaks to their 2020-21 seasons; the NBA is playing 10 fewer...

Get us more followers: How Victoria Dewar’s research increased online engagement for Brock women’s hockey

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry   When Victoria Dewar started working with the Brock women’s hockey team as their social media coordinator, the coaching staff had just one question for her: how do we get more followers?    It was this simple question that led...

A few thoughts on political radicalization

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com     Last week I chose not to write about the storming of the US Capitol because I felt my views were expressed fairly well by everyone else. I was horrified to watch what was a blatant attack on the world’s largest democracy....
    • 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.

    • Frost Week to take place online this year

      Frost Week to take place online this year

      Photo Credit: Romain V via Unsplash   Frost Week 2021 gives new and returning Brock students the opportunity to engage with more than 40 events over the week. While it won’t be exactly the same as in years past, students can still expect a full slate of fun and...

    • Features

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

    • Staff Fall Feature

      Staff Fall Feature

      Emma - My favourite part of fall is definitely the weather and being outdoors. I love going on hikes, admiring the fall colours and soaking up the last rays of sun before we enter the dark abyss we like to call Canadian winters. There is nothing quite like breaking...

    • Arts

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

    • The TikTok Ratatou-sical is the best musical of 2021

      The TikTok Ratatou-sical is the best musical of 2021

      Photo Credit: Solen Feyissa via Unsplash (4.5/5 Stars) It overcame adversity, it inspired, delighted and shocked the audience. It was groundbreaking, revolutionary and innovative. Already, I am confident in saying that it is the best musical of 2021.   I am...

      DIY holiday crafts for a student on a budget

      DIY holiday crafts for a student on a budget

      Photo Credit: Bonnie Kittle via Unsplash    It’s no secret that a student’s budget starts to get a little tighter around the holidays. Whether it's because you’re buying gifts or trying to decorate your living space so it feels more festive, it can be hard to get...

      A bittersweet musical goodbye: my 2020 holiday playlist

      A bittersweet musical goodbye: my 2020 holiday playlist

      Photo Credit: Elice Moore via Unsplash   This year has been hard, there’s no way to dance around that fact. 2020 sucked in so many different ways for so many different people. It has felt isolating and getting through this semester has been a grind for just about...