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 problems With Netflix’s Winx Club reboot

Photo Credit: Caspar Camille via Unsplash Volunteer Contributor: Katrina Lemaire     If you grew up in the early 2000s, then you’ll probably remember the esteemed Italian-American show Winx Club. The show was famous for its forward fashion, colourful...

Looking at the NHL’s new helmet sponsorships and the future of on-player ads

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry   As the new hockey season begins to unfold, the NHL’s 2020-21 season will arguably diverge further from the norm than any of their counterparts. The NBA and NFL made small tweaks to their 2020-21 seasons; the NBA is playing 10 fewer...

Get us more followers: How Victoria Dewar’s research increased online engagement for Brock women’s hockey

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry   When Victoria Dewar started working with the Brock women’s hockey team as their social media coordinator, the coaching staff had just one question for her: how do we get more followers?    It was this simple question that led...

A few thoughts on political radicalization

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com     Last week I chose not to write about the storming of the US Capitol because I felt my views were expressed fairly well by everyone else. I was horrified to watch what was a blatant attack on the world’s largest democracy....
    • 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.

    • 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...

      What we know about the UK variant of the coronavirus

      What we know about the UK variant of the coronavirus

      Photo Credit: Mika Baumeister via Unsplash   Ontario health officials have recently confirmed cases of a new COVID-19 variant first detected in the United Kingdom (UK). This new variant has now shown up across multiple provinces in Canada and has caused public...

    • Features

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

    • How are you celebrating this year from afar?

      How are you celebrating this year from afar?

      Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry    Emma -  This holiday season I am spreading cheer from afar by safely and cautiously making time for my family. My family and I are doing a much smaller gathering, with only my immediate household. Despite the circumstances we are...

      Meet The Brock Press Staff

      Meet The Brock Press Staff

      Although we are smaller this year, The Brock Press staff are eager to bring you on and off campus news, sports and arts coverage this year. We are excited to share our opinions and insights on the remote fall term while getting creative with our content. Check us out...

    • 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...

      Ranking all the sketches from I Think You Should Leave

      Ranking all the sketches from I Think You Should Leave

      Photo Credit: Samet Ozer via Unsplash One of the weirdest, most absurd and hilarious comedy shows out there is the obscure Netflix sketch-comedy series I Think You Should Leave, created by former SNL writers Tim Robinson and Zach Kanin. The star of the series is...

      Sufjan Stevens reaches new heights with The Ascension

      Sufjan Stevens reaches new heights with The Ascension

      Photo Credit: Shawnn Tan via Unsplash Sufjan Stevens has released his eighth studio album. That’s over 100 songs, not counting his three collaborative albums, Christmas albums and countless singles and live recordings.    Stevens’ newest album, The Ascension, was...

    • 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...