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.

    • What we know about the UK variant of the coronavirus

      What we know about the UK variant of the coronavirus

      Photo Credit: Mika Baumeister via Unsplash   Ontario health officials have recently confirmed cases of a new COVID-19 variant first detected in the United Kingdom (UK). This new variant has now shown up across multiple provinces in Canada and has caused public...

      Making safety a priority during the holidays this year

      Making safety a priority during the holidays this year

      Photo Credit: Mika Baumeister   With the holidays fast approaching, many people are wondering how it will be possible to safely celebrate during the pandemic. While there is no way to tell exactly how this season will go, holiday gathering will certainly look...

    • Features

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

    • How are you celebrating this year from afar?

      How are you celebrating this year from afar?

      Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry    Emma -  This holiday season I am spreading cheer from afar by safely and cautiously making time for my family. My family and I are doing a much smaller gathering, with only my immediate household. Despite the circumstances we are...

      Staff Fall Feature

      Staff Fall Feature

      Emma - My favourite part of fall is definitely the weather and being outdoors. I love going on hikes, admiring the fall colours and soaking up the last rays of sun before we enter the dark abyss we like to call Canadian winters. There is nothing quite like breaking...

    • Arts

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

    • The Prom adaptation leaves much to be desired

      The Prom adaptation leaves much to be desired

      Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com 2/5 Starts 2020 was a difficult year; we’ve all felt it in some form or another. At a time where anxieties and hardships are rising, it’s easy to forget about one of humanity's greatest consolations: music. Here are five records that...

      A bittersweet musical goodbye: my 2020 holiday playlist

      A bittersweet musical goodbye: my 2020 holiday playlist

      Photo Credit: Elice Moore via Unsplash   This year has been hard, there’s no way to dance around that fact. 2020 sucked in so many different ways for so many different people. It has felt isolating and getting through this semester has been a grind for just about...

      Ranking all the sketches from I Think You Should Leave

      Ranking all the sketches from I Think You Should Leave

      Photo Credit: Samet Ozer via Unsplash One of the weirdest, most absurd and hilarious comedy shows out there is the obscure Netflix sketch-comedy series I Think You Should Leave, created by former SNL writers Tim Robinson and Zach Kanin. The star of the series is...