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...
    • 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.

    • Brock kicks off study on gaming-related injuries

      Brock kicks off study on gaming-related injuries

      Brock PhD student Garrick Forman, (MSc’19) is part of the team at the University’s Neuromechanics and Ergonomics Lab, which is studying the characteristics, habits, pain and discomfort in casual and professional gamers via Brock University — Communications &...

      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...

      Racism in Canada: Dexter Bullen’s story

      Racism in Canada: Dexter Bullen’s story

      Dexter Bullen photographed by Justine Zorzi In the midst of a global anti-racism movement, Dexter Bullen advocates for racial equality and affirmative pro-Black action.   Growing up in the northern town of Orillia, ON, Bullen’s family was well-known and one of the...

    • Arts

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

    • The Kissing Booth 2: how bad can romance movies get?

      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 ...

      BAC virtual art show brings community and artists together

      BAC virtual art show brings community and artists together

      Photo Credit: Aidan Frenette On Friday, May 1, the Brock Art Collective (BAC) held its first virtual art show via Lifesize. Community members and students alike tuned in to watch artists present their artwork in a 30-minute video call.  Stephanie Dancer, the president...

      Netflix releases another reality hit with Too Hot To Handle

      Netflix releases another reality hit with Too Hot To Handle

      When I was growing up, my mom used to tell me that watching television would fry my brain cells. It may have taken me 20 years to believe her but this messy mix of sex (or lack thereof), terrible comedy and brainless contestants proved her correct. After watching Too...

      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...

    • 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.

    • Brock graduate starts sport podcast

      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...