Brock Media Clips for Thursday, April 14

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

The problem of offensive language in hockey: Assistant Professor of Sport Management Michele Donnelly spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB about the offensive language that is often used in the sport of ice hockey. The interview was in response to the suspension of the general manager and coach of the OHL’s Niagara IceDogs for their use of offensive language in text messages. The issue was also discussed on Newstalk 610 CKTB by Assistant Professor of Sport Management Michael Naraine.

Robyn Bourgeois and Bobby Henry visit One Dish One Mic: Brock’s Acting Vice-Provost, Indigenous Engagement and Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies Robyn Bourgeois spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB’s One Dish One Mic show about colonialism, offensive language and other issues that impact Indigenous Peoples. Faculty of Education Lecturer Bobby Henry also spoke to One Dish One Mic about a naming event for Brock’s Spirit Bear as part of the Reconciliation Ambearrister program.

HWDSB calling for mandatory masking: Catherine Mondloch, Professor of Psychology and Director of the Face Perception Lab at Brock, spoke to CHML 900 about the possibility of children wearing masks while in school, which she said was preferable to having them return to online learning.

Cannabis firm seeks creditor protection amid ‘critical cash shortage’: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong spoke to The London Free Press about the financial options available to a southwestern Ontario cannabis company that has filed for creditor protection.

‘A cold water plunge can wake us up better than a cup of coffee’: Professor of Kinesiology Stephen Cheung spoke to Healthing about the positive and negative effects that can result from taking a cold water plunge.

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