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’s Sexual Violence Support and Education Centre

      Brock’s Sexual Violence Support and Education Centre

      In the wake of Ontario’s decision that extreme intoxication can be used as a defence in sexual assault cases, Brock University reassures students there are many resources available to survivors of sexual assault. On June 3, Ontario ruled that section 33.1 of the...

      St. Catharines declares state of emergency

      St. Catharines declares state of emergency

      St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik has declared a city-wide state of emergency as the COVID-19 virus continues to spread rapidly. In an address sent out on April 3, Mayor Sendzik detailed that the decision to announce a state of emergency came after analysis of the...

      City to extend facility closures indefinitely

      City to extend facility closures indefinitely

      The City of St. Catharines has opted to extend the closure of its facilities indefinitely as case numbers rise across the region and Ontario at large. The new measure extends facility closures beyond the original date of April 5. It is hoped that this extension will...

    • Arts

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

    • The truth behind R. Kelly

      Trigger Warning: Rape and sexual assault  Surviving R. Kelly unveils the web of deceit that allowed R. Kelly to maintain his R&B empire for decades while taking advantage of vulnerable girls behind closed doors. Surviving R. Kelly originally aired last year but...

      What to watch while you’re quarantined

      What to watch while you’re quarantined

      So you’ve already ran through all the Netflix movies you hadn’t seen yet and watched all your old, childhood Disney+ favourites in an attempt to feel something again. But maybe it’s time to just face the realities of the situation we’re in right now. You know, through...

      Five Quarantine Pastimes