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...

Rising through adversity: it’s time to make lemonade out of lemons

Photo Credit: Arianka Ibarra via Unsplash. Let’s face it, this year has been tough on all of us. It may even feel as though the weight of the world is suddenly crashing down on us and there is nothing we can do to stop it. Remember when you would go to the waterpark...

Drake maintains his throne 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...
    • 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 Graduate Students’ Association to host Starlight Gala

      Brock Graduate Students’ Association to host Starlight Gala

      Brock’s Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) will be hosting their second iteration of their Starlight Gala in celebration of the continuous effort put out by graduate students at the university. The Gala will be held on Friday, March 6 at Club Roma on 125 Vansickle...

      Niagara Health System: you role in improving health services

      Niagara Health System: you role in improving health services

      Madelyn Law, Associate Vice-Provost of Teaching and Learning and Assistant Professor of Health Sciences, will be giving a presentation on the Niagara Health System and the ways in which individuals’ voices can have more of an impact. “Health is really important and it...

    • Features

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

    • Keeping the Independent Film Spirit Alive

      Keeping the Independent Film Spirit Alive

      When audience members at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival were reported to have fainted over the graphic imagery of one of the films being screened, controversy ballooned fast. At the helm of this drama was a little-known French film called Raw, directed...

      Trigger Warning and Safe Space Culture

      Trigger Warning and Safe Space Culture

      However cliché it may be, I still cling to the idea that the university is a place where one’s deepest beliefs not only can but should be challenged. It is a place where ideas and opinions, however important we regard them, however much we feel that they play a part...

      La francophonie dans la region de Niagara

      La francophonie dans la region de Niagara

      Le 20 mars a été célébrée la Journée internationale de la francophonie à travers le monde. De la France à Haïti et de la Chine au Brésil, des concours, spectacles, manifestations et festivals ont eu lieu pour célébrer les différentes cultures ayant en commun la langue...

    • Arts

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

    • Singles of the week

      Singles of the week

      “I Love Me” by Demi Lovato 4 stars “I Love Me” by Demi Lovato is the feel-good song we all need right now. On The Ellen Show, Lovato recently got candid about her struggle with drug addiction that came to a head when she overdosed in 2018. This single is a...