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....
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    • Crisis in St. Catharines: Affordable Housing and Homelessness

      Crisis in St. Catharines: Affordable Housing and Homelessness

      “I like to call it a perfect storm that’s happening right now that’s causing a lot of families to be at risk, and who is at risk most of all? Low income [households]. Because what happens in economics when supply is lower than demand is that the price is driven up. We...

      Bigger than John Lennon: Heathers comes to Brock

      Bigger than John Lennon: Heathers comes to Brock

      If you’re not too familiar with them as a whole, your thoughts might turn to something like Mary Poppins or The Sound of Music, happy-go-lucky people singing because they haven’t got a care in the world. If that’s your idea of a musical, you’ve got it all wrong I’m...

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    • Ranking all the sketches from I Think You Should Leave

      Ranking all the sketches from I Think You Should Leave

      Photo Credit: Samet Ozer via Unsplash One of the weirdest, most absurd and hilarious comedy shows out there is the obscure Netflix sketch-comedy series I Think You Should Leave, created by former SNL writers Tim Robinson and Zach Kanin. The star of the series is...

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