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.

    • St. Patrick’s Day events in the Niagara Region

      St. Patrick’s Day events in the Niagara Region

      St. Patrick’s Day is the feast day of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. Born in Roman Britain in the late fourth century, he was kidnapped at the age of 16 and taken to Ireland as a slave. He eventually managed to escape, but returned sometime around CE 432 to...

      Digital Scholarship Lab increases research efficiency at Brock

      Digital Scholarship Lab increases research efficiency at Brock

      Brock’s Digital Scholarship Lab (DSL) will be providing a place where students and faculty can harness digital tools to use in their field of study. The lab seeks to achieve this through a large offering of resources and workshops that they host in collaboration with...

      Brock Women in House dinner fundraiser

      Brock Women in House dinner fundraiser

      Women in House is a unique initiative at Brock University which aims to increase female engagement and representation in politics. Women in House takes Brock students to Ottawa to shadow a female MP throughout her day. 13 students will attend this two-day conference...

      Canada Games Park construction limits parking in Zone 2

      Canada Games Park construction limits parking in Zone 2

      Parking in Zone 2 is greatly affected this winter as students return to campus. Brock continues the buy back option for the 1,251 staff and students who have registered for Zone 2 parking and recent updates highlight off-site parking for overflow parking. When...

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

    • Exploring theatre companies in St. Catharines

      Exploring theatre companies in St. Catharines

      From physical theatre to improv, the theatre scene in St. Catharines is abundant and variant, coming in all different shapes and sizes. With the creation of the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre (FOPAC) and the Marilyn I Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts...

      The Niagara Jetboats

      The Niagara Jetboats

      As traditional and played out as some might consider the Niagara tourism scene to be, there is still some outlets of pure joy among the ponchos, over-priced gift shops and hysteria surrounding one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The Horseshoe Falls are...

      Personal Counselling at Brock University

      As the school year wears on, it’s easy to become stressed with the amount of things you have on your plate. When midterms start to come and the assignments pile up, sometimes it seems like you’ll never be able to finish it. While a little stress is good, a lot of...

      Active Minds

      Active Minds

      The Active Minds group at Brock University is an on campus organization that has dedicated their time to raising awareness on mental health and suicide among college and university students, but more importantly to break the stigma behind mental health. The various...

    • Arts

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

    • I Am A Killer looks into the lives of real murderers

      I Am A Killer looks into the lives of real murderers

      TW: Rape, murder and violence The second season of I Am A Killer is more riveting, twisted and sickening than the last. I Am A Killer follows the stories of murderers, from their childhood, to their teen years and to the day their lives would change forever and for...

      Fall/winter trends to look forward to

      As easy as it is to pull out the same old cozy sweaters and giant boots from previous years, there are plenty of new styles making waves on catwalks and the streets to incorporate into your fall/winter wardrobe this year. Over the course of the 2010s, the norm has...

      The Tomorrow Man’s characters are stuck in the past

      The Tomorrow Man’s characters are stuck in the past

      This story contains spoilers. Going out with a catastrophic bang would be an understatement for director and writer Noble Jones. The Tomorrow Man is an oddball romance movie that follows two opposites in an unlikely love story. The storyline was unique and had the...

      Celebrating Indigenous film at Celebration of Nations

      The Performing Arts Centre lit up with Indigenous culture this past weekend as the annual Celebration of Nations main gathering occurred. In between the traditional music, performances and workshops, attendees could sit back and relax with the various featured films....

    • 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.