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.

    • 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...

      The St. Catharines museum: working towards inclusivity

      The St. Catharines museum: working towards inclusivity

      In support of Black History Month, the St. Catharines museum has been offering tours of their ‘Follow the North Star’ exhibit to the public. Concurrently, the museum has been working to make their exhibits more accessible through their year-round Sensory-friendly...

      De-stress in the paws room at Marilyn I. Walker

      De-stress in the paws room at Marilyn I. Walker

      Therapeutic Paws of Canada (TPOC) are back at Brock to give students the opportunity to relieve stress through cuddles and doggy kisses. TPOC will be at Marilyn I. Walker on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The paws room events are put on by the...

      Life Skills Developing DBT Program

      Life Skills Developing DBT Program

      The Student Wellness and Accessibility Centre (SWAC) has planned a series of sessions aimed at helping students develop skills to properly deal with a number of stressors in life. It is a 10 week skills training program taken from the creator of the DBT, Marshall...

    • Features

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

    • Let’s have the conversation and end the stigma

      Let’s have the conversation and end the stigma

      It’s a fact, one in five Canadians will suffer from mental illness at some point in their lifetime. One of the biggest stumbling blocks for anyone suffering from mental illness is overcoming the stigma. This is the number one reason why two-thirds of those living with...

      What is The Brock Press staff looking forward to in 2017

      2017 is in full-swing and some resolutions are still alive and well halfway through the first month of the year. We all have goals and events we are looking forward to during 2017. The Brock Press staff is happy to share with our readers the things for 2017 we are...

      Year in Review: 2016

      Year in Review: 2016

      Campus News 1. Sexual harassment at Brock brought into the spotlight A controversy was sparked regarding a case of sexual assault where information revealed that a Brock University professor had allegedly sexually harassed one of his female students. The investigation...

    • Arts

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

    • Singles this week

      “Wish You Were Sober” by Conan Gray 5 stars “Wish You Were Sober” by Conan Gray has a great sound and a meaningful message. Gray’s single has a bouncy, light-hearted sound, matched with gentle and talented vocals. In contrast to the fun sound, Gray is begging a lover...

      “Yummy” leaves an awful aftertaste

      “Yummy” leaves an awful aftertaste

      For many university students today, we grew up listening to Justin Bieber. From those famous steps in the small town of Stratford, Ontario to world-wide fame, Bieber has the perfect underdog story that led to fans swooning over his catchy tunes and adorable (and not...

      Seven creative ways to ease into the new semester

      Seven creative ways to ease into the new semester

      Starting the semester is always a busy and stressful time, so it is important to take time to de-stress. These seven low-material and crafty activities are great ways to slow down this hectic time of year. Journaling You will need any simple or plain journal from...

      Illusions: A Magic Show intersects magic and reality

      Illusions: A Magic Show intersects magic and reality

      A new solo performance will be bringing magic to Brock this upcoming weekend. Illusions: A Magic Show is an independent production by Matthew Martin. Martin’s show will be running on January 17, 2020, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine...