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 SPMA grad Jordan Cicchelli built a following and a career for herself through Twitter

Photo Credit: Jordan Cicchelli   “Bo Bichette joins a frat. Bro Bichette.”  That tweet, sent out on July 21 by Jordan Cicchelli, took the internet by storm. It generated thousands of replies and retweets. It was featured on MLB.com and SportsCentre, it became a...

Staying mobile at home this winter

Photo Credit: Standsome Worklife via Unsplash    Whether you’re a student, professor, or even faculty, tight hip flexors, a weak core, internally rotated shoulders and weak glutes are all hallmarks of the damage wreaked on your body from sitting at home typing...

St. Catharines cannabis NIMBYs only have themselves to blame

Photo Credit: Roberto Valdivia via Unsplash   A big stink (pun intended) has been made recently here in St. Catharines about the opening of a new cannabis operation on the corner of Vansickle Road and St. Paul Street West.    Since it became public knowledge...

Brock Talks presents: how local opera companies are handling COVID-19

Photo Credit: Gabriel Varaljay via Unsplash Opera is often performed to hundreds of people in an enclosed space. That can’t happen right now, so opera companies are getting creative and adapting to the changing times.    Dr. Nina Penner is a professor in the music...
    • 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.

    • Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework now in effect

      Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework now in effect

      Photo Credit: United Nations via Unsplash   As of November 7, the Ontario government has moved the province’s public health unit regions to the “Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework”. The framework categorizes public health regions into five levels:...

      What happens after a COVID-19 case is confirmed in Niagara

      What happens after a COVID-19 case is confirmed in Niagara

      Photo Credit: Annie Spratt via Unsplash Contact tracing and case management continues to be Niagara Region Public Health’s (NRPH) most important method of stopping the spread of COVID-19. Many citizens, however, do not know the process that takes place behind the...

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

    • Mental health is just health

      Mental health is just health

      Physical health has always been something that people invest massive amounts of resources to improve. Think of all of the money that is given to hospitals and institutions in order to develop and advance medicine. Consider the amount of time people spend going to the...

      Building a program — the men’s volleyball story

      Building a program — the men’s volleyball story

      There are a select few Brock varsity sports that have become synonymous with the winter season. Hockey, basketball and volleyball dominate the campus landscape and receive the majority of the attention during this time of year, so it’s almost hard to believe that just...

      What’s your favourite Halloween movie?

      What’s your favourite Halloween movie?

      Allison Ives Scary Grandmother I will defend this cheesy animated kid’s movie to no end. When the protagonist, an adorable little girl named Hannah Marie, faces a mean cousin who tries to scare her, a group of spooky but lovable monsters and ghouls takes her in and...

      The Culture of Domestic Violence and Sports

      The Culture of Domestic Violence and Sports

      We need to talk about domestic violence and sports, because as it stands, they are almost inextricably linked. In the NFL, athletes are less likely to be arrested, but more likely to be arrested for domestic violence than the general public, according to an arrest...

    • Arts

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