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...

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...

Brock graduate starts sport podcast

Brock graduate Vince Capano runs an online podcast called “Sport Chat with Vince Capano.”  After graduating from Sport Management (SPMA) in 2020, Capano dove into the world of online reporting and sports coverage.  During his time at Brock, Capano gained the...
    • 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.

    • Employable expo: Chart the way to your career

      Employable expo: Chart the way to your career

      Presented by Brock International Services, Student Life and Community Experience, Brock University Alumni Association and Career Education, the Employable Expo provides valuable networking opportunities and a chance for students to learn about campus resources aimed...

      Brock SWAC to host weekly sexual health clinic

      Brock SWAC to host weekly sexual health clinic

      Brock’s Student Wellness and Accessibility Centre (SWAC) will be facilitating a sexual health clinic every week for the rest of the semester. The clinic, which started Thursday, January 23, will occur every week at the Student Wellness Hub inside of TH134 from 12:00...

      Tenant rights: do you know yours?

      Tenant rights: do you know yours?

      Three weeks into the winter term and the thought that is on many students’ minds is house hunting. For many people the time has come to leave the comfort of residence and search for a place of their own. However, whether it’s a student’s first time renting a house or...

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

    • What does it mean to experience Brock?

      What does it mean to experience Brock?

      When Brock changed its motto from “both sides of the brain” to “experience,” a new era began. Moving forward from the dichotomy of logic and creativity, Brock now highlights the holistic, often immeasurable metric of experience. What does it mean to experience Brock...

      A Badger’s guide to food on campus

      A Badger’s guide to food on campus

      When your stomach is as empty as your bank account, getting through each day can be a struggle. Having enough to eat, managing to eat healthy, prepping meals and finding convenient food solutions on campus is important, so we've prepared a guide to help you take on...

      Why bother with charity?

      Why bother with charity?

      If you think as I do that the act of giving to those in need is a moral duty, that we give and volunteer our time for its own sake, I wonder if you feel a similar pang of discontent when people use terms like self-satisfaction and career advancement to justify and...

      Badgers who care:  student volunteer opportunities

      Badgers who care: student volunteer opportunities

      For some reason Generation Y has been getting a bad rap lately for being self-centered. Whatever group of “Gen-Y-ers” these people are talking about are likely not Brock University students, as in my experience, Brock students are some of the most caring, involved and...

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

    • Love Is Blind is possibly the worst show ever created

      Love Is Blind is possibly the worst show ever created

      Love Is Blind is quite possibly the worst television show to date. The premise is absolutely idiotic and with each episode, my faith in humanity deteriorated. Alas, I watched the entire season in less than a week. Let me lay the groundwork. Executive producers Chris...

      Art and climate change: an unlikely duo

      Art and climate change: an unlikely duo

      It is hard to turn on the TV or scroll through any social media account without finding something about the global climate crisis. On September 27, 2019, students in Niagara organized a global climate strike in response to Greta Thunberg’s call for action. Climate...

      Breaking Bad gets a final goodbye with El Camino

      Breaking Bad gets a final goodbye with El Camino

      It was six years ago that Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) drove off into the darkness of the desert, thoughts of gaining police sirens and his dying partner lost behind his hysterical laughter and screams at the thought of finally having freedom. “Felina”, the cathartic...