Brock Media Clips for Monday, Sept. 18

Here’s a look at some of the media attention Brock University received recently.

Brock cancer research highlighted to Fox run participants: Brock University hosted Saturday’s St. Catharines Terry Fox Run and opened its labs to the public to highlight the cancer research being done on campus. Stories on Brock’s involvement in the community event appeared in the St. Catharines Standard (as well as the Welland Tribune and Niagara Falls Review) and Niagara This Week.

Messy start to Brock homecoming weekend: Brock’s messiest tradition, the annual Grape Stomp, drew attention in the St. Catharines Standard and Niagara This Week.

Putting hurricanes and climate change into the same frame: Brock Communications, Popular Culture and Film Associate Professor Jennifer Good wrote an opinion piece for the Toronto Star after analyzing media coverage of recent hurricanes.

Only thing missing was a win for the Badgers: Brock’s loss on the ice and big win in the stands at the annual Steel Blade Classic hockey game was featured in the St. Catharines Standard.

Only an election will solve political discord in Sarnia, analyst says: Zachary Spicer, a local government and public administration academic at Brock University, was quoted in a London Free Press article about the political discord seen in Sarnia.

Psst — Government agency asks if you want some really good stuff: Don Pittis: Brock Health Sciences Associate Professor Dan Malleck, an expert in drug and alcohol history in Canada, was quoted in a CBC News article about plans to sell recreational cannabis through the Liquor Control Board of Ontario.

Browns, Indians have something in common (sort of): Brock’s Steel Blade Classic hockey game received mention in the Hamilton Spectator after selling out on Friday night.

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