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 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...

Brock graduate starts sport podcast

Brock graduate Vince Capano runs an online podcast called “Sport Chat with Vince Capano.”  After graduating from Sport Management (SPMA) in 2020, Capano dove into the world of online reporting and sports coverage.  During his time at Brock, Capano gained the...
    • 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.

    • Government wage support in times of crisis

      Government wage support in times of crisis

      Due to the COVID-19 crisis, most social and economic engagement throughout Canada has been halted. As such, the government has announced that it will be introducing a wage support system called the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). The system is intended to...

      DSBN lifetime learning and general interest classes

      DSBN lifetime learning and general interest classes

      The Lifetime Learning Centre (LLC) provides a growth-focused environment to empower adults and lifelong learners. The centre, facilitated by Ontario Certified Teachers, allows adult students to attend school during the day and learn in a structured environment. Adult...

      St. Catharines residents reminded to test fire alarms

      St. Catharines residents reminded to test fire alarms

      With clocks now rolled forward one hour as of 3:00 a.m. last Sunday, residents are being reminded to ensure that their houses are operating at the highest level of fire safety. St. Catharines Fire Services is reminding homeowners that with the changing of the clocks...

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

    • Election 2018: a battle over #Fightfor15

      Election 2018: a battle over #Fightfor15

      The 2018 provincial election will be fought over many issues. Kathleen Wynne’s unpopularity as Premier, Patrick Brown’s flip-flopping on major issues, the election of Donald Trump in the United States and subsequent re-evaluation of NAFTA are all certainly to come up...

      Take the shot

      Take the shot

      Vaccinations save lives, there’s no question about that. Unfortunately, we are in a time where anyone with access to the Internet can write an article speaking out against vaccinations and all the ill-informed “dangers” associated with them. So instead of simply...

      How early is too early for Christmas?

      How early is too early for Christmas?

      Quin I think now that Remembrance Day is passed, it’s fine that people start to celebrate the holidays. It’s inappropriate to start hanging Christmas lights or play Christmas music before November 11th has passed, in my opinion. On Remembrance Day, I spent part of my...

    • Arts

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

    • Hot girl … January?: Megan Thee Stallion is back