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...

#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 grew in...

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...

The Ford Government deserves an F for their back to school plan

While universities throughout Canada have gone mostly virtual in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, nearly all grade school students have returned to school in person, as the province decided it would be in the public's best interest to reopen schools.   ...
    • 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’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...

      Brock University and CUPE 4207 negotiations

      Brock University and CUPE 4207 negotiations

      Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) 4207 unit one represents all of the academic workers who aren’t faculty. This includes teaching assistants, sessional instructors, lab demonstrators, course coordinators and graders. They make up the biggest employee group on...

      BUSU elections: past and future

      BUSU elections: past and future

      In the February BUSU elections, Brock University students were voting to fill six positions. With nine candidates overall, here were the results: for President, Asad Jalib won with 3,231 votes to his opponent’s 640. For Vice President, External Affairs, Alexa Leitch...

      International Student Ambassador applications now open

      International Student Ambassador applications now open

      Brock University annually awards 15 selected international students with a scholarship and an opportunity to showcase their Brock experience throughout the year. The International Student Ambassador Award Program (ISAAP) is now open for any interested international...

    • Features

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

    • 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...

      Best ways to spend your Fall Reading Week

      Best ways to spend your Fall Reading Week

      Time to yourself Alena Kondratieva - Assistant Campus News Editor For the whole first month of school as reading week approaches, I typically don’t sleep well. The moment I lay my head on the pillow, even if I feel exhausted, my problems, issues and upcoming tasks...

      Paralympics Athlete Profile: Erica Scarff

      Paralympics Athlete Profile: Erica Scarff

      By: Mariana Monzon A partial amputation ended the dream to compete Nationally as a gymnast, but cancer did not prevent nineteen-year-old Erica Scarff from continuing to be an inspiring Paralympic athlete. “Erica did it! She is off to the A final at the Paralympics....

      The Brock Press Asks: How Do You Study?

      The Brock Press Asks: How Do You Study?

      The Brock Press is looking out for our peers at Brock University. We understand it can be tough to stay on to of your workload as university can become tough at times. We understand that like all of us, most students have a part-time job to go along with their...

    • Arts

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

    • 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,...