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.

    • Brock’s Human Rights and Equity educate on consent

      Brock’s Human Rights and Equity educate on consent

      Brock’s Human Rights and Equity (HRE) team works towards educating and helping students deal with issues concerning sexual violence and consent.  HRE is a group on campus that assists students in human rights issues. “We do different events on campus such as our...

      Victim Services Niagara provides support for local victims

      Victim Services Niagara provides support for local victims

      Victim Services Niagara (VSN) is providing support for victims of crime and traumatic circumstances in the region. VSN’s volunteer crisis responders, team leaders and staff respond to calls through their 24h hour referral line — 905-682-2626. The agency utilizes...

      Brock honors Flight PS752 victims with a moment of silence

      Brock honors Flight PS752 victims with a moment of silence

      On January 15 at the Rankin Family Pavilion, faculty, students and staff gathered for a moment of silence to honour the victims of Flight PS752. In a statement from Canadian and Iranian authorities, after a thorough investigation, Ukrainian Flight PS752 was found to...

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

    • Highlighting Brock’s top historic graduates

      Highlighting Brock’s top historic graduates

      For a university that has been around since 1964, the number of graduates has surpassed a milestone. This past June, Brock University celebrated its 100,000th graduate. Rebecca Alcock walked across the stage like many before her to accept her Bachelor of Arts from the...

      Valentine’s Day ideas

      Valentine’s Day ideas

      Valentine’s Day doesn't have to be an ever-present anxiety in the back of your mind all February long. With some thoughtful planning and effort you can turn it into an unforgettable night for you and your loved one. Below, The Brock Press staff has compiled...

      Racism, god and other meaningless words

      Racism, god and other meaningless words

      Why do words lose their meaning so quickly? It isn’t difficult to make the case that our language is the most valuable thing we have as a society, and yet, it is noticeable how easy we take it for granted, how loose we become with incredibly important words. Its human...

      Successful communication and your personal rhetoric

      Successful communication and your personal rhetoric

      Though the medium by which our society commonly communicates may be evolving, the reasons for which we change our language remain the same. Our language has purpose. As a communicative being, you perform a series of gestures and actions to articulate ideas 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

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