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.

    • A quick guide to voting in the BUSU elections

      A quick guide to voting in the BUSU elections

      Photo Credit: Parker Johnson via Unsplash   On October 27, all Brock students will receive their ballot to vote in the upcoming October BUSU elections via their Brock email.    The October election is the first of three elections that BUSU hosts in any given...

      City closes playgrounds and encourages safe use of parks

      City closes playgrounds and encourages safe use of parks

      Amidst increasing cases of COVID-19 in the Niagara Region, the City of St. Catharines has made the decision to close its playgrounds and limit use of its parks. As of last week, all City-owned playground equipment is closed to the public and will remain that way for...

      What to do to stay sane while being safe

      What to do to stay sane while being safe

      It has now been two weeks since in-person classes were cancelled and people began to self-isolate. In that time, simply scrolling through Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and TikTok has quickly become less of a source of entertainment and more of an anxiety causing...

    • Features

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

    • Bigger than John Lennon: Heathers comes to Brock

      Bigger than John Lennon: Heathers comes to Brock

      If you’re not too familiar with them as a whole, your thoughts might turn to something like Mary Poppins or The Sound of Music, happy-go-lucky people singing because they haven’t got a care in the world. If that’s your idea of a musical, you’ve got it all wrong I’m...

      COMIC BOOKS: THE FORGOTTEN ART

      COMIC BOOKS: THE FORGOTTEN ART

      Art, what does it mean? When most people hear the word ‘art’ they think of the visual arts such as painting and drawing. Some others will even extend this definition to include things like music, drama, pottery and the like. However, there is a form of art that is...

    • Arts

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