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...

Celebration of Nations returns once again with online exhibits

Niagara’s annual Indigenous art gathering, Celebration of Nations, returned to the region last Friday in a new virtual format.   Celebration of Nations is part of a long-term vision of the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, Kakekalanicks (an Indigenous...

#BoycottMulan: The controversy behind Disney’s latest film remake

Mulan immediately sparked controversy after its release on Disney+, from the trending hashtag “#BoycottMulan,” to the outrageous price of the film and more.   #BoycottMulan was largely born out of the political controversy surrounding the film.   The hashtag...

After three years with the Badgers, Noah LaPierre is moving on with his head held high

Whenever the Badgers men’s basketball team returns to play, it will be without longtime guard Noah LaPierre, who will not be returning to the court after three seasons with the team. LaPierre joined the Badgers ahead of the 2017-18 season and was part of their run to...

Meet The Brock Press Staff

Although we are smaller this year, The Brock Press staff are eager to bring you on and off campus news, sports and arts coverage this year. We are excited to share our opinions and insights on the remote fall term while getting creative with our content. Check us out...
    • 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.

    • Niagara Falls Ovarian Cancer Walk of Hope to go virtual

      Niagara Falls Ovarian Cancer Walk of Hope to go virtual

      Like many other events that have taken place over the past year, this year’s Ovarian Cancer Walk of Hope will be a virtual event.   The annual Walk of Hope will take place this Sunday, September 13. But this year it will look a lot different for participants.   ...

      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 &...

      Brock’s Sexual Violence Support and Education Centre

      Brock’s Sexual Violence Support and Education Centre

      In the wake of Ontario’s decision that extreme intoxication can be used as a defence in sexual assault cases, Brock University reassures students there are many resources available to survivors of sexual assault. On June 3, Ontario ruled that section 33.1 of the...

      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...

    • Features

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

    • The implications of substance use and addiction

      The Niagara region’s substance addiction and opioid use rates are climbing higher and higher with each passing year. Despite this ever-increasing number, local agencies and authorities are working hard to help combat these issues. According to Statistics Canada...

      Easy holiday baking

      Easy holiday baking

      This holiday season, many students will face the age-old dilemma of not having time to bake something good to bring to an event. Whether it’s a family dinner or a potluck at work, we just don’t have enough hours in the day to commit to baking. Fortunately, there are...

      Staff Pick: Which Holiday Character best represents you?

      Staff Pick: Which Holiday Character best represents you?

      Satbir Singh The Grinch. This is more of an inside-joke. I’ll get too much backlash if I share the story. Izzy Cropper Buddy the Elf. Partly because I can recite every line from the movie, and partly because we all dream of having spaghetti topped with chocolate...

      Burying a Bentley: All about organ donation

      Burying a Bentley: All about organ donation

      By choosing to donate your organs after death, you can save up to eight lives, and by being a tissue donor, up to 75 individuals can benefit. By providing someone with an organ to replace one that is not functioning properly, a donor can save lives. Tissue donation is...

    • Arts

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

    • The Kissing Booth 2: how bad can romance movies get?

      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 ...

      Five Quarantine Pastimes

      Five Quarantine Pastimes

      Now that you have eaten all your quarantine snacks, it is time to face the reality that isolation is a necessary and crucial health precaution, but is extremely boring. Here are some easy to do activities during self isolation! Drawing  Although this seems obvious,...

      VELVET epitomizes Adam Lambert

      VELVET epitomizes Adam Lambert

      One thing Adam Lambert does really well is being Adam Lambert. His latest album VELVET dropped last week and it is a whirlwind of Lambert’s loud, in-your-face signature style.  Lambert’s rich vocals were the focal point of VELVET. His voice is truly what makes his...