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...

Drake maintains his thrown in the rap game with new releases

Photo Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com Drake’s latest hit “Only You Freestyle” and his features on “POPSTAR,” and “GREECE,” live up to every undying expectation of greatness that we push onto the Canadian artist. All three songs are top-notch and add onto...

The Kissing Booth 2: how bad can romance movies get?

Photo Credit: DFree / Shutterstock.com I don’t like to write scathing reviews, really I don’t. But movies like “The Kissing Booth 2” leave me absolutely no other option. I hate to admit it, but I am a lifelong sucker for romance movies. Whether it be a classic like ...

Swift’s folklore: the surprise album I didn’t know I needed

Photo Credit: Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com. “Our Song” and “You Belong with Me,” by Taylor Swift were milestone songs in my teenage years and I can still recite every word to this day. If you ever ask me to do so in person, you’re in for a show.  There was nothing...

Power ranking: online workouts

Photo credit: Derrick McKinney on Unsplash. As gyms remain closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, many have turned to online workouts to get some physical activity while at home. And as one of those people, I have searched high and low for effective ways to exercise in...
    • 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.

    • What you need to know about ticks in Niagara

      Taking a hike in the woods can be a great outdoor activity away from public spaces, but with that comes the risk of tick bites and Lyme disease transmitted by the blacklegged tick. The following recommendations can help keep people safe. “When we are talking about...

      Voting: make your voice heard

      Voting: make your voice heard

      With BUSU elections just around the corner, students have an opportunity to make their voices heard. However, according to past years, most Brock students do not vote. The 2019 February elections saw the highest voter turnout at 36.7 per cent. Although that means 63.3...

      Brock team walks for Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser

      Brock team walks for Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser

      Brock University’s team for the Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) will walk in support of Start Me Up Niagara (SMUN). CNOY is a national initiative to address homeless across Canada. The CNOY event in St. Catharines is an annual family friendly walk that raises funds...

    • Features

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

    • 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...

      Get to know The Brock Press Staff: APOCALYPSE EDITION

      Get to know The Brock Press Staff: APOCALYPSE EDITION

      I’ve always been told I had a “face for newsprint”, but today, we’re going to change that. For the first time, we’re going to take a look deep into the abyss of student journalism and introduce you to the faces behind all these words. While we normally ask the hard...

      2015: THE YEAR IN  REVIEW

      2015: THE YEAR IN REVIEW

      CAMPUS HIGHLIGHTS 2015 was a busy year for the governing bodies at Brock. The Brock University Students’ Union (BUSU) and the Brock University Students’ Union Administrative Council (BUSAC) were involved in the top stories of the year, and here’s what made headlines...

      Giving back during the HOLIDAYS

      Giving back during the HOLIDAYS

      One of the most common quotes surrounding the holidays, originating from the Christian New Testament in Acts 20:35, is that it is “better to give than to receive.” Unless you’re referencing a certain Rush song about blaming supernatural forces for your mistakes, you...

    • Arts

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

    • Pop culture moments this week

      Pop culture moments this week

       Emma Kirwin -    The Bachelor: Women Tell All The “Women Tell All” special aired last week on The Bachelor. Imagine if your ex-boyfriend, along with around 20 of his ex-girlfriends, were put in the same room and asked to hash out their relationship problems....

      Parasite will get under your skin

      Parasite will get under your skin

      The Kim family is doomed. Doomed to their run-down semi-basement, where they leave the windows open to welcome in public fumigation gas, the only affordable way to decontaminate their insect-filled home. Doomed to tossing bottles of water on homeless people who think...

      I miss the old Kanye: JESUS IS KING disappoints