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...

Rising through adversity: it’s time to make lemonade out of lemons

Photo Credit: Arianka Ibarra via Unsplash. Let’s face it, this year has been tough on all of us. It may even feel as though the weight of the world is suddenly crashing down on us and there is nothing we can do to stop it. Remember when you would go to the waterpark...

Drake maintains his throne 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...
    • 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.

    • #Justice4BlackLives holds peaceful demonstration in Niagara

      #Justice4BlackLives holds peaceful demonstration in Niagara

      The #Justice4BlackLives protest in Niagara Falls will be held in solidarity with the international call to end racial violence perpetrated against Black lives. #Justice4BlackLives will take place on June 6 from 12 p.m. until 4 p.m. The gathering will begin at 12 p.m....

      Social distancing: the effects on mental health

      Social distancing: the effects on mental health

      Social distancing and self isolation is important to decrease the spread of COVID-19, but what is it doing to the mental health of Canadians? What can individuals do to maintain their mental health? As recommended, people across Canada are participating in self...

    • Features

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

    • Burying a Bentley: All about organ donation

      Burying a Bentley: All about organ donation

      By choosing to donate your organs after death, you can save up to eight lives, and by being a tissue donor, up to 75 individuals can benefit. By providing someone with an organ to replace one that is not functioning properly, a donor can save lives. Tissue donation is...

      Keeping the Independent Film Spirit Alive

      Keeping the Independent Film Spirit Alive

      When audience members at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival were reported to have fainted over the graphic imagery of one of the films being screened, controversy ballooned fast. At the helm of this drama was a little-known French film called Raw, directed...

      The rise of Canada Basketball

      The rise of Canada Basketball

      "With the first pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers select: Anthony Bennett, from Toronto, Canada." Those words spoken by former NBA Commissioner David Stern in June 2013 marked the first time in NBA history a Canadian had been chosen first overall....

    • Arts

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

    • Feel Good is honest and refreshing

      Feel Good is honest and refreshing

      Mae is a mess. She’s in her mid twenties, couch surfing as she tries to break into the comedy world. She jumps from relationship to relationship and can’t effectively communicate with her parents. She also struggles with the long term effects of a cocaine addiction...

      Suga by Megan Thee Stallion is not very sweet