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.

    • CUPE 4207-1 talks to be postponed

      Given the unprecedented situation regarding the global pandemic, the representative from CUPE 4207-1 informed Brock University officials that the union will be removing the previously introduced strike deadline.  The union has not announced a new date for the strike...

      Human Rights and Equity hosts suicide intervention workshop

      Human Rights and Equity hosts suicide intervention workshop

      On January 28, Brock University’s Human Rights and Equity (HRE) department will be hosting a workshop called ‘Suicide Intervention for Weirdos, Freaks and Queers’. The workshop will be held at the Dr. Charles A. Sankey Chambers located in A-block of Mackenzie Chown...

      Brock Pride Week celebrations reach their final moments

      Brock Pride Week celebrations reach their final moments

      On January 20, Brock’s Office of Human Rights and Equity (HRE) kicked off Brock Pride Week (BPW) by raising the new all-inclusive flag. The flag is a rainbow pride flag with new additions. The addition of pink and blue stripes represents the transgender community and...

      Confucius Institute hosts Guzheng presentation

      Confucius Institute hosts Guzheng presentation

      Brock’s Confucius Institute and Mandarin Club will be hosting a presentation on the traditional Chinese instrument, the Guzheng. They are providing this experience to allow students to hear and experience a part of Chinese culture first hand. The Mandarin Club put on...

    • Features

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

    • Why did you decide to join The Brock Press?

      Why did you decide to join The Brock Press?

      "This is my fifth year working for The Brock Press. My passion for writing originally started with sports, but The Brock Press has allowed me to expand my horizon through many other topics of writing. I’ve also been able to grow my leadership skills and other...

      The best, worst and most memorable campaign ads of #ELXN42

      The best, worst and most memorable campaign ads of #ELXN42

      On May 2, 2011 the forty-first federal Canadian election was held, and that election decided the face of power in Canada for the following 1,631 days. Of course, following the 2011 federal election shake-up that saw the Liberal and Bloc Quebecois parties losing a...

      51 Things you didn’t know about Brock

      51 Things you didn’t know about Brock

      Since Brock has pretty much become your new home this year, you might as well learn a little bit about it. Beyond what times there’ll be a line-up for Subway (all the time) and what bus always seeems to come late. Since it’s Brock University’s 51st year, here are 51...

      Is E-learning the future?

      Is E-learning the future?

      Despite the stereotype that university students are beer-guzzling spendthrifts, the reality is that most students today have to take on one or two part-time jobs just to make ends meet. When you add up the hours, going to lecture, writing papers, preparing for exams...

    • Arts

      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...

      Million Pound Menu: Big bucks and bigger appetites

      Million Pound Menu: Big bucks and bigger appetites

      Million Pound Menu is a combination of business and culinary talent hosted by the popular, flirtatious and lovable Frenchman, Fred Sirieix. This Netflix original is a battle between small scale chefs who pitch their food, business plan and overall vision to a panel of...

      Big Mouth continues to excel