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.

    • 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...

      Black History Month: looking back and moving forward

      Black History Month: looking back and moving forward

      Black History Month at Brock is organized through the Brock African Heritage Recognition Committee (BAHRC). A number of events have been taking place on and off-campus in celebration of Black history and will continue to occur until the end of the month. The BAHRC...

      Hundreds support St. Catharines Coldest Night of the Year

      Hundreds support St. Catharines Coldest Night of the Year

      Over 400 walkers turned out to Start Me Up Niagara’s Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) fundraiser in St. Catharines last Saturday. CNOY is a family-friendly national walk-a-thon that helps raise funds for charities that serve hungry, homeless and hurting people in over...

    • Features

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

    • 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...

      Why The Brock Press matters to us

      Last week, Brock University’s annual two day Vendor Fair was a success for everyone involved. The Brock Press table got a lot of positive feedback from the students and the energy around us was more than what we expected. During the two days we here at The Brock Press...

      The Tragically Hip: And Their Voices Rang

      The Tragically Hip: And Their Voices Rang

      1. Hip (slang, adjective): familiar with or informed about the latest ideas, styles, developments 2. Tragically (adverb): has the elements of tragedy; involving death, grief, or destruction Thus: to be informed about the realities of the recent developments...

      Trigger Warning and Safe Space Culture

      Trigger Warning and Safe Space Culture

      However cliché it may be, I still cling to the idea that the university is a place where one’s deepest beliefs not only can but should be challenged. It is a place where ideas and opinions, however important we regard them, however much we feel that they play a part...

    • Arts

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

    • 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...

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