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...

Drake maintains his thrown 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...

Power ranking: online workouts

Photo credit: Derrick McKinney on Unsplash. As gyms remain closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, many have turned to online workouts to get some physical activity while at home. And as one of those people, I have searched high and low for effective ways to exercise in...
    • 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.

    • Experience the world with summer study abroad programs

      Experience the world with summer study abroad programs

      Summer study abroad information sessions will be held this week for students interested in travelling this summer while earning credits towards their degree. Students can earn credits toward their degree through institutions that are partnered with Brock, but that is...

      BUSU February elections in the air

      BUSU February elections in the air

      This week marks the beginning of the Brock University Students’ Union (BUSU) February Election period with the opening of nominations for the four available executive positions. Nominations are open to all currently enrolled Brock undergraduate students. According to...

    • Features

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

    • Favourite Moments from this year in sports: BROCK BADGERS

      Favourite Moments from this year in sports: BROCK BADGERS

      Cameron Burgess: Assistant Sports & Health Editor Throughout the year I’ve had the opportunity to cover a lot of different teams, but the one game that sticks out to me was when the Men’s Volleyball team beat the Ryerson Rams at home. The Badgers had just come off...

      Addiction, consumption and consumerism

      Addiction, consumption and consumerism

      When the word “addict” gets used, the first thing that often comes to mind is an image of a stereotypical drug abuser, wearing a long trench coat and hiding in an alley waiting to sell youth any drug that their vulnerable young hearts desires. However, this...

      Do we still need heroes?

      Do we still need heroes?

      I’m sure that many of you have been exposed to the idea of heroes as role models, often at a young age. It seems almost like an obsession in our society, to the point that school curriculums ensure every single student has at least one person in their life whom they...

      The process of remembrance

      The process of remembrance

      On the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day of the eleventh month each year, citizens across Canada pause for a minute of silence. Brock University will be holding a Remembrance Day ceremony, and as such the staff at The Brock Press have decided to reflect further in...

    • Arts

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

    • Folksy jams meet rock and roll in new Twin Peaks album

      Folksy jams meet rock and roll in new Twin Peaks album

      Lookout Low by Twin Peaks is an album for old souls craving a laid back, folksy, alternative rock album best listened to in an old pick-up truck with the windows down. This 10-song album is the perfect combination of lo-fi sound mixed with incredible musical talent....