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.

    • New academic search tool at Brock

      New academic search tool at Brock

        The Brock library has replaced Super Search with a new system to improve student and staff research by linking multiple libraries and databases across 14 universities in Ontario. On December 12, 2019, the new Omni system went live at Brock. While students were...

      Niagara Icewine Festival 2020  celebrating 25 years

      Niagara Icewine Festival 2020 celebrating 25 years

      Niagara’s well-known and beloved Icewine Festival is set to return once more this Friday, January 10. The festival will celebrate local icewine and other endeavours made by the many wineries in the region. Icewine is a type of dessert wine produced from grapes that...

    • Features

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

    • The case against the Uber economy

      The case against the Uber economy

      I was in Toronto earlier this year, and I caught a cab to Union Station. I don’t live in a big city, and I have a car, so I don’t spend a lot of time in taxis. The driver seemed nice enough; he asked me why I was in town and jokingly offered to drive me all the way to...

      The St. Catharines Farmer’s Market

      The St. Catharines Farmer’s Market provides a chance for students, residents and out of town-ers alike to gather together and support locally grow crops, meats, cheeses as well as the farmers themselves. Located downtown in the Market Square on the corner of King...

      New app helps students get involved on campus

      New app helps students get involved on campus

      Students are constantly bombarded today by well-meaning people, usually other students telling them to get involved on campus. It’s important to meet and network with new people, to find yourself in new social settings and different groups that offer a totally unique...

      Can ya dig it? The Dirt on In the Soil 2014

      April 25 to 27, downtown St. Catharines will be taken over with sweet dirt of In the Soil festival. In the Soil is the city’s largest celebration of the local art scene and will include music, theatre, dance, film, street scape, and so much more. Over the past six...

    • Arts

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

    • Bong hits at the 92nd Academy Awards

      Bong hits at the 92nd Academy Awards

      Hollywood’s biggest night kicked off with a performance from sexy Mr. Rogers (actually Janelle Monae) surrounded by Hargas, clowns and Nazis, before she made a swift transition into 2020’s official May Queen — and to this excitement, the rest of this year’s Academy...

      Bringing 2SLGBTQ+ identities to the forefront of film

      Bringing 2SLGBTQ+ identities to the forefront of film

      Sometimes, seeing someone who shares your identity represented in media is as easy as going into a new Netflix show cold. With the current state of mainstream media, this is unfortunately not the case for many. Together, Brock Pride, Brock Student Justice Centre (SJC)...

      Pop culture at a glance: Summer 2019

      Pop culture at a glance: Summer 2019

                *By: Christina Morrison* As of this summer, HBO has another hit on their hands with Euphoria. The gritty series follows a group of teenagers navigating their way through adolescence, plagued by issues like drugs, sexuality and...