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...
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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.

    • Experience Brazilian culture through dance classes at Brock

      Experience Brazilian culture through dance classes at Brock

      Brock students are invited to kick up their feet with Brock International for a night of free Brazilian dance lessons. Join instructor Karen Roedel as she teaches this class on October 23, 2019 at the International Centre in GLB 104. Lessons will run from 5:00 p.m. to...

      BUSAC sends Student Justice Centre back to referendum

      BUSAC sends Student Justice Centre back to referendum

      From March 6 to 8, Brock University students will once again receive an e-mail regarding a referendum on the Student Justice Centre (SJC). In the recently held February executive elections, students were asked to decide whether or not they support an increase funding...

      March 2: Brock closed until 10:00 a.m. due to overnight snowfall

      Winter is expected to return Thursday evening

      The Niagara Region got a little tease of spring over the last couple days, however, Mother Nature is bringing back winter later today. Environment Canada has issued a winter storm warning for the region – due to an intense low pressure system from Texas. It’s expected...

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

    • Bowie’s best song written to spite Sinatra

      Bowie’s best song written to spite Sinatra

      David Bowie died on January 10, 2016. Just two days prior, the beloved titan of music celebrated his 69th birthday by releasing Blackstar, his final album. The album was a complete creative overhaul: Bowie seemed on track to begin an entirely new journey. This must...

      BUFS PREVIEW: Tale Of Tales

      Tale of Tales is a drama fantasy film starring Salma Hayek, Vincent Cassel and Toby Jones. The film is based on adaptations of 17th century folklore and fairy tales from the book Pentamerone written by the poet and courtier Giambattista Basile. Tale of Tales features...

      Talewind: Deceptive in its simplicity

      Talewind: Deceptive in its simplicity

      With smooth mechanics, beautiful art and cute characters, Talewind is a game that at first appears to be an easy, enjoyable 2D platformer. This is only half right. Although the game becomes enjoyable, it is anything but easy – one touch from a designated enemy and you...

      Norm Macdonald’s Memoir is surprisingly sad

      Norm Macdonald’s Memoir is surprisingly sad

      Norm MacDonald’s “autobiographical” book Based on a True Story begins with a surprisingly intimate account of his childhood memories. While reading, you’re waiting for the writing that will make you see the repulsive, and at many times depressingly bleak, character...

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      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.

    • Berg takes home a silver with Team Canada

      Berg takes home a silver with Team Canada

      The Badgers’ hockey season came to an end with a disappointing first round exit after a loss to the Guelph Gryphons, but for the Badgers’ top scorer, Annie Berg, the hockey season was far from over. The Winter Universiade is a multi-sport, international competition,...

      Athlete profile: Alexander Makubaya

      Athlete profile: Alexander Makubaya

      You’re too small. You’re too short. You’re not good enough. Alexander Makubaya, the freshman sensation who has injected new life into the Brock men’s soccer program, has heard it all before. But as Blue Jays star Marcus Stroman says, “height doesn’t measure heart.”...

      IceDogs defeat Erie in home opener

      IceDogs defeat Erie in home opener

      Goaltender Stephen Dhillon backstopped the IceDogs to a 4-1 win against Erie on Friday night, making 25 saves to improve to 2-0 on the season. The IceDogs — coming off a 23-35-6-4 season with a first round playoff exit at the hands of the Peterborough Petes — went...

      On the fence since 1967

      On the fence since 1967

      In addition to basketball, soccer and hockey, Brock University also has a rich history of fencing. Fencing began at Brock in 1967 when then-student Ken Douglas sought permission from then-Athletic Director Arnie Lowenberger to create a fencing team. At the time, it...