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.

    • Survey assessing campus climate to take place at Brock

      Survey assessing campus climate to take place at Brock

      Brock University wants to improve the campus climate for students, staff and faculty to optimize qualitative learning outcomes and inclusivity. To make this vision a reality, the university has launched a survey to evaluate its current status in terms of learning,...

      Indigenous communities in Niagara are facing increased hate

      Indigenous communities in Niagara are facing increased hate

      With the protests and blockades surrounding the construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline in British Columbia, members of the Indigenous communities in Niagara report experiencing increasing levels of hate and racism. The construction of the pipeline began with LNG...

    • Features

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

    • Leaving traffic laws on read: texting and driving in 2019

      Leaving traffic laws on read: texting and driving in 2019

      I think at every age people text and drive, but I do believe that the senior high school or beginning of post-secondary age range would be the worst. In that age, phones are usually a big part of individuals lives and combining that with them possibly being in the...

      What’s your biggest fear?

      What’s your biggest fear?

      Elizabeth - Thalassophobia One of my earliest memories as a child was sitting in my living room and watching Jaws with my siblings. While I probably shouldn’t have been allowed to watch Jaws in the first place, the fear of deep water and what could be underneath has...

    • Arts

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

    • Knives Out isn’t as sharp as it seems

      Knives Out isn’t as sharp as it seems

      A cast of fan-favourites soaked with blood and embroiled in a murder mystery — “what could possibly go wrong?” is something both the characters and creators of Knives Out could have once asked. Within both the plot and the creation, the answer is an awful lot. Knives...

      “Sacred Spaces” uncovers the reality of living with mental illness