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...

My thoughts on the Liberal’s Throne Speech

Photo Credit: Charles Deluvio via Unsplash In one moment of good news to come from 2020, we will not be having a federal election next month! There was a lot of talk prior to the September 23 Throne Speech that it may not be supported by the Conservatives, the Bloc,...

Sidelines: Blue Jays playoff preview

Photo Credit: Lester Balajadia / Shutterstock.com  As I’m writing this, it’s not official that the Jays will be facing the No. 1 seeded Tampa Bay Rays, but it’s pretty much a sure thing, so that’s what I will be assuming. If they end up playing someone else t’would be...

Former Brock Women’s Hockey player signs with the Buffalo Beauts

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry Hunter Accursi might be done playing hockey at Brock, but she still has a lot more to offer through the sport.    On September 10, the Buffalo Beauts of the NWHL announced that they had signed Accursi for the upcoming 2020-21...

Niagara Jazz Fest keeps music alive during the pandemic

Photo Credit: Jane Davey Niagara Jazz Fest is making a slow, careful return to live events, while continuing to bring audiences online content.   Niagara Jazz Fest has adapted to the COVID-19 restrictions to do their part to ensure the safety of participants and...
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    • Sherri Darlene: combatting racism in Niagara

      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...

      How has COVID-19 impacted post-secondary students?

      How has COVID-19 impacted post-secondary students?

      COVID-19 has taken a dramatic toll on post-secondary students across Canada. The sudden halt of the winter semester marked only the beginning of the impact COVID-19 would inflict on students. The financial and social impacts of the pandemic have accelerated with every...

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

    • Niagara Jazz Fest keeps music alive during the pandemic

      Niagara Jazz Fest keeps music alive during the pandemic

      Photo Credit: Jane Davey Niagara Jazz Fest is making a slow, careful return to live events, while continuing to bring audiences online content.   Niagara Jazz Fest has adapted to the COVID-19 restrictions to do their part to ensure the safety of participants and...

      “Holy” marks a new era for Bieber

      “Holy” marks a new era for Bieber

      Photo Credit: Debby Wong via Shutterstock.com  Music giants Justin Bieber and Chance the Rapper released their new single “Holy” last week.    Bieber called this single the beginning of ‘a new era’. He strays far from his usual poppy sound and lavish music videos...

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