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Brock University to close all campuses at 5 p.m. Tuesday due to inclement weather

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Brock University to close all campuses at 5 p.m. Tuesday due to inclement weather

Brock University press release – All evening classes and events at Brock University’s St. Catharines and Hamilton campuses are cancelled for today, Tuesday, March 1, due to a forecasted winter storm. The campuses, including the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, will close at 5 p.m. due to a winter storm warning […]

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Racial bias in popular culture topic of Brock talk

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Racial bias in popular culture topic of Brock talk

Is there racial bias in popular culture? Do cultural stereotypes play into media coverage? These questions will be explored Thursday, March 3 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. with a panel discussion hosted by Brock University’s African Heritage Recognition Committee. The following speakers and topics will be explored during the free community event: Duke University alumnus Tamara Extian-Babluk […]

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LCHS Raising the Roof project benefits our community

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LCHS Raising the Roof project benefits our community

Recently Lakeshore Catholic High School students held combined Raising the Roof events raising $3, 557.20 which was donated to Port Cares to help combat homelessness in our community. Annually the LCHS grade 12 philosophy class sells the Raising the Roof toques and socks on top of a couple of other events, such as a basketball […]

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28th annual Cuvée Grand Tasting set to showcase Ontario VQA wine

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28th annual Cuvée Grand Tasting set to showcase Ontario VQA wine

Brock University press release – With less than one week to go, organizers are ready to roll out the red carpet for the 28th annual Cuvée Grand Tasting Friday, March 4 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls. Organized by Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI), Cuvée is one of the […]

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Brock bee expert warns of impact of habitat loss

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Brock bee expert warns of impact of habitat loss

Brock University press release – A new United Nations report warns that almost half of insects that pollinate plants — such as bees, butterflies, beetles and others — are headed for extinction. “Habitat loss is the major reason for any organismal extinction,”  Brock University bee expert Miriam Richards said. “Flowers that need pollinators to set […]

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Brock president applauds Ontario budget announcements

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Brock president applauds Ontario budget announcements

Brock University press release – Saying a lack of financial resources should never be a barrier for post-secondary education, Brock University President Jack Lightstone applauds the Ontario government’s budget announcements made Thursday. Among the highlights of the 2016 Ontario Budget was the Ontario Student Grant, which will cover the cost of tuition for students from […]

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