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.

    • The Zone on track to open this month

      The Zone on track to open this month

      Photo Credit: Brock University    After enduring closures, detours and delays, students will be able to access The Zone fitness centre within the next month, according to Asad Jalib, the President of the Brock University Students’ Union (BUSU).    “When you...

      #Justice4BlackLives holds peaceful demonstration in Niagara

      #Justice4BlackLives holds peaceful demonstration in Niagara

      The #Justice4BlackLives protest in Niagara Falls will be held in solidarity with the international call to end racial violence perpetrated against Black lives. #Justice4BlackLives will take place on June 6 from 12 p.m. until 4 p.m. The gathering will begin at 12 p.m....

      CASA advocates for students during pandemic

      CASA advocates for students during pandemic

      As the COVID-19 pandemic takes a dramatic toll on Canadians, the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) advocates for post-secondary students. CASA ensures that the federal government safeguards the financial needs and well-being of post-secondary students...

      CESB opens for post-secondary students

      CESB opens for post-secondary students

          As of May 15, university students and recent graduates can apply for the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB). On April 22, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged his support towards Canadian university students who previously were not eligible for any...

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      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...

      The Invisible Strings

      Biases. We all have them, but we don’t choose them. They subconsciously colour everything we know, learn, and perceive. The books we read, what we see on the news, the jokes we hear, and even what we come to understand as facts; all are perceived and distorted by the...

      Best ways to spend your Fall Reading Week

      Best ways to spend your Fall Reading Week

      Time to yourself Alena Kondratieva - Assistant Campus News Editor For the whole first month of school as reading week approaches, I typically don’t sleep well. The moment I lay my head on the pillow, even if I feel exhausted, my problems, issues and upcoming tasks...

      Paralympics Athlete Profile: Erica Scarff

      Paralympics Athlete Profile: Erica Scarff

      By: Mariana Monzon A partial amputation ended the dream to compete Nationally as a gymnast, but cancer did not prevent nineteen-year-old Erica Scarff from continuing to be an inspiring Paralympic athlete. “Erica did it! She is off to the A final at the Paralympics....

    • Arts

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