Is Spotify killing the music industry?

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Times have changed since the days of LimeWire and other services that allowed for the free download of music. The sales of albums have really taken a hit since the development of music streaming apps such as Spotify and Apple Music. It looks like these services will be the reason people will no longer have […]

The Oriental: Old-school and proud of it

The Oriental, located at 164 Market St., has been a reliable dining establishment since 1961 (Brittany Bennett/ The Sputnik).

The early 1990s were a rough time for businesses in downtown Brantford. The donut effect had reared its ugly head, drawing out long time businesses to new plazas built on the outskirts of the city. This happened to cities all over Canada, but Brantford was hit especially hard. Factories boarded up their doors, and headed […]

Misusing the Soap Box – Issue 1

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So here we are, it’s June and that means the start of another year! Well not really, but for us at The Sputnik it feels that way. For the first time in two years we have a different management team, and that is both terrifying and exciting! We couldn’t be more proud of the work […]

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