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...

#BoycottMulan: The controversy behind Disney’s latest film remake

Mulan immediately sparked controversy after its release on Disney+, from the trending hashtag “#BoycottMulan,” to the outrageous price of the film and more. #BoycottMulan was largely born out of the political controversy surrounding the film. The hashtag grew in...

After three years with the Badgers, Noah LaPierre is moving on with his head held high

Whenever the Badgers men’s basketball team returns to play, it will be without longtime guard Noah LaPierre, who will not be returning to the court after three seasons with the team. LaPierre joined the Badgers ahead of the 2017-18 season and was part of their run to...

Meet The Brock Press Staff

Although we are smaller this year, The Brock Press staff are eager to bring you on and off campus news, sports and arts coverage this year. We are excited to share our opinions and insights on the remote fall term while getting creative with our content. Check us out...

The Ford Government deserves an F for their back to school plan

While universities throughout Canada have gone mostly virtual in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, nearly all grade school students have returned to school in person, as the province decided it would be in the public's best interest to reopen schools.   ...
    • 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....

      CASA advocates for students during pandemic

      CASA advocates for students during pandemic

      As the COVID-19 pandemic takes a dramatic toll on Canadians, the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) advocates for post-secondary students. CASA ensures that the federal government safeguards the financial needs and well-being of post-secondary students...

      CESB opens for post-secondary students

      CESB opens for post-secondary students

          As of May 15, university students and recent graduates can apply for the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB). On April 22, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged his support towards Canadian university students who previously were not eligible for any...

    • Features

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

    • Young artists navigating the 21st century

      For young artists, it may feel as though art is useless to pursue. Those studying the arts are familiar with the cracks made around the dinner table about never making money or the jokes by peers about never finding employment. These seemingly harmless jokes...

      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....

      Building a program — the men’s volleyball story

      Building a program — the men’s volleyball story

      There are a select few Brock varsity sports that have become synonymous with the winter season. Hockey, basketball and volleyball dominate the campus landscape and receive the majority of the attention during this time of year, so it’s almost hard to believe that just...

    • Arts

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

    • Swift’s folklore: the surprise album I didn’t know I needed

      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...

      Singles this week

      “Wish You Were Sober” by Conan Gray 5 stars “Wish You Were Sober” by Conan Gray has a great sound and a meaningful message. Gray’s single has a bouncy, light-hearted sound, matched with gentle and talented vocals. In contrast to the fun sound, Gray is begging a lover...

      24-Hour Film Festival at Brock

      24-Hour Film Festival at Brock

      The 24-Hour Film Festival held by the Communication, Popular Culture and Film Student Society (CPCFSS) featured four short films following the theme “a blessing in disguise.”  At 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 8, participants were emailed the instructions for the...

    • Sports & Health

      Sports ​ covers a variety of sports on Brock’s campus. From basketball to wrestling, our reporters publish final scores, statistics and play-by-play accounts for Badgers. Professional sports are also featured in this section.