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...

How are you celebrating this year from afar?

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry    Emma -  This holiday season I am spreading cheer from afar by safely and cautiously making time for my family. My family and I are doing a much smaller gathering, with only my immediate household. Despite the circumstances we are...

Fun and affordable gift ideas for the average sports fan

Photo Credit: Jonah Dayton   If you find yourself shopping for a sports fan this holiday season but don’t know where to start, then boy, do I have an article for you. Buying affordable gifts for sports fans can be tough because oftentimes, the first items that...

Making safety a priority during the holidays this year

Photo Credit: Mika Baumeister   With the holidays fast approaching, many people are wondering how it will be possible to safely celebrate during the pandemic. While there is no way to tell exactly how this season will go, holiday gathering will certainly look...

How to shop safely this holiday season

Photo Credit: Heidi Fin via Unsplash   Under normal circumstances, shopping during this time of year is a nightmare. While the deals you can find are usually pretty good, the crowds make everything unbearable. Whether it's fighting for a parking spot, finding 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.

    • Brock hosts Virtual Fall Preview Day

      Brock hosts Virtual Fall Preview Day

      Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry   Because of the ongoing global pandemic, Brock has opted to bring prospective students and their families to campus virtually for Fall Preview Day this year.   Virtual Fall Preview Day is an event catered towards students who...

      The annual Niagara Superhero Run goes virtual

      The annual Niagara Superhero Run goes virtual

      Photo Credit: Gabriela Braga via Unsplash  For the sixth year in a row, superheroes visited the City of St. Catharines to support the Niagara Children’s Centre in their annual Superhero Run. This time, however, the run took place virtually.   Each year, the run...

    • Features

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

    • 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...

      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...

      Keeping the Independent Film Spirit Alive

      Keeping the Independent Film Spirit Alive

      When audience members at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival were reported to have fainted over the graphic imagery of one of the films being screened, controversy ballooned fast. At the helm of this drama was a little-known French film called Raw, directed...

    • Arts

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

    • Live4Dance virtually at Brock

      Live4Dance virtually at Brock

      Photo Credit: Live4Dance   Live4Dance continues to operate through social media as participates dance remotely through live streams, each Wednesday evening.  In March, universities across Canada were closing their doors day by day, leaving clubs to digitize their...

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