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...

Brock Recreation set to kick off their second semester of eSports intramurals

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry   As we get ready for yet another online semester, Brock Recreation is also preparing for their second term of virtual intramurals. Like everything else on campus this year, Brock Recreation has had to adjust on the fly and come up...

My experience getting involved in university: Brock’s Pre-Law Society

Photo Credit: Tingey Injury Law Firm via Unsplash Volunteer Contributor: Luc Lombardi   Like so many new university students, I too had no idea what I wanted to do after graduating from high school. Back in my high school days, I remember frequent visits with my...

The TikTok Ratatou-sical is the best musical of 2021

Photo Credit: Solen Feyissa via Unsplash (4.5/5 Stars) It overcame adversity, it inspired, delighted and shocked the audience. It was groundbreaking, revolutionary and innovative. Already, I am confident in saying that it is the best musical of 2021.   I am...

Select St. Catharines property owners can apply for a new tax payment plan

Photo Credit: Kelly Sikkema   The City of St. Catharines has approved a payment plan to aid property owners who have experienced financial hardship due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The plan is designed to provide additional flexibility in how property owners...
    • 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.

    • Frost Week to take place online this year

      Frost Week to take place online this year

      Photo Credit: Romain V via Unsplash   Frost Week 2021 gives new and returning Brock students the opportunity to engage with more than 40 events over the week. While it won’t be exactly the same as in years past, students can still expect a full slate of fun and...

      What the Ontario lockdown looks like locally

      What the Ontario lockdown looks like locally

      Photo Credit: Glen Carrie via Unsplash   On December 26, the province of Ontario went into lockdown. This is the most severe of Ontario’s five zones of public health measures in their COVID-19 response framework.    The City of St. Catharines has closed a...

    • Features

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

    • How COVID-19 has impacted food security across Canada

      How COVID-19 has impacted food security across Canada

      Photo Credit: Joel Muniz via Unsplash   Food security, along with reliable housing, job security and access to health care are crucial for people to have a decent quality of life. Despite Canada being a developed country, many Canadians struggle with food...

      The Pros and Cons of Online University

      The Pros and Cons of Online University

      Photo Credit: Gabriel Benois via Unsplash Volunteer Contributors - Francesca Mangiapane & Emily Meyer   The COVID-19 pandemic has skewed many plans for university students this year. Brock students are attending university from all over the world. We have...

    • Arts

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

    • New music for your back to school playlist

      New music for your back to school playlist

      Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com   Well, a new semester is upon us. Whether you’re looking for the perfect song to keep you motivated through a late night study session or the best track to wind down to after a long day of online lectures, we’ve got you covered...

      The Prom adaptation leaves much to be desired

      The Prom adaptation leaves much to be desired

      Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com 2/5 Starts 2020 was a difficult year; we’ve all felt it in some form or another. At a time where anxieties and hardships are rising, it’s easy to forget about one of humanity's greatest consolations: music. Here are five records that...

      DIY holiday crafts for a student on a budget

      DIY holiday crafts for a student on a budget

      Photo Credit: Bonnie Kittle via Unsplash    It’s no secret that a student’s budget starts to get a little tighter around the holidays. Whether it's because you’re buying gifts or trying to decorate your living space so it feels more festive, it can be hard to get...

    • 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.

    • Sidelines: this week in sports

      Sidelines: this week in sports

      Photo Credit: Derek Story via Unsplash   Well it only took two months, but Major League Baseball’s glacially-paced offseason is finally starting to pick up. Just a little over a week after the Padres made trades for Blake Snell and Yu Darvish, the reinvigorated...

      Sidelines: this week in sports

      Sidelines: this week in sports

      Photo Credit: Basil Thomas via Unspalsh    The Raptors dropped to 1-4 last night after losing yet another close one to the New Orleans Pelicans. Aside from their lone win of the season against the Knicks, the schedule has been pretty tough for the Raptors in the...

      Fun and affordable gift ideas for the average sports fan