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...
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      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 intent to graduate deadline quickly approaching

      Brock intent to graduate deadline quickly approaching

      The deadline for students to declare their intent to graduate is nearing and along with it comes questions about what students need to know about graduation. One of the first things graduates need to know is whether or not they have met all the criteria in order to...

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

    • Hockey and fighting: they go hand in hand

      Hockey and fighting: they go hand in hand

      The game of hockey has been evolving for generations, and speculators of the sport are always talking about new developments, including players being required to wear visors, or the shootout being a dreadful way to determine the outcome of a hockey game. One debate in...

      Too tired and overwhelmed to come up with a good title

      Too tired and overwhelmed to come up with a good title

      I’ve always found it troubling that students can manage to get away to a far off tropical destination over the course of a Reading Week. I cannot wrap my head around how they find the time to do so. They were either super diligent and managed to get their work done...

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

    • Sarah Slean and Hawksley Workman come to St. Catharines

      Sarah Slean and Hawksley Workman come to St. Catharines

      Sarah Slean and Hawksley Workman are embarking on a tour across Ontario featuring their EP these two. Slean and Workman are a dynamic duo, as both musicians and close friends, resulting in a beautifully cohesive sound. These two is a manifestation of mutual admiration...

      Joaquin Phoenix stuns in unnerving Joker

      Joaquin Phoenix stuns in unnerving Joker

      Despite media controversy, Joker is not a film that seems as though it could inspire violence, nor could it inspire change with the skin-deep messages it puts forward. It’s an enjoyable watch, but in the end, Joker does not inspire much of anything at all, no matter...