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Brock lore: Pond Inlet named to recognize historic Convocation

Brock lore: Pond Inlet named to recognize historic Convocation

Many people mistakenly assume that Pond Inlet was named because of it’s proximity to a beautiful pond and waterfall. It may be a surprise to learn the real story behind the name.

Brock lore: Statue shoulder stolen in monumental prank

Brock lore: Statue shoulder stolen in monumental prank

It was an epic caper of which legends are made. Late one Thursday night in 1966, a lawn at Brock University got the cold shoulder — a left one made of limestone and belonging to a statue honouring its namesake, Maj.-Gen. Sir Isaac Brock.

Brock lore: Sculpture causes controversy

Brock lore: Sculpture causes controversy

Coined by Brock employees and students as the Rhino, the Cannon, and most popular, the Bullet, over the years the She Wolf sculpture has acted as a central meeting place for student lovers, friendly hangouts, and at times, drunken debauchery. It’s also been the source of heated controversy.

Rock at Brock 40 years ago

Rock at Brock 40 years ago

John Culp remembers the hot sun on his back, and the blare of rock music, and watching the crowd fill in, little by little, until there was no space left on the grass around him.

Brock lore: Student falls off escarpment at Alphie’s Trough

Brock lore: Student falls off escarpment at Alphie’s Trough

Rumour has it that Alphie’s Trough was closed in the 1990s because too many students had injured themselves (or died) by falling off the escarpment. Fact or fiction?

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