Hayley McGoldrick

Hayley McGoldrick

Hayley is an aspiring sports journalist who started writing for The Cord in the sports section, but is now ready to explore all that the world has to offer as News Editor. She loves college football, spinach dip, and always being right.

Articles by Hayley McGoldrick

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Wilf’s second annual Craft Beer Festival is a success among students

On Nov. 22nd, Wilf’s, along with Laurier Campus Life: Waterloo and the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union, hosted the second-annual Craft Beer Festival in the newly renovated space of The Turret. Participants could buy tickets for a dollar each ticket for advanced buyers or five dollars for three tickets at the door, to receive samples from different breweries who were […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
Recapping the year in news

Recapping the year in news

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Healthy Sleep Week promotes “sleep hygiene” to students

On Nov. 21, the Wellness Education Centre hosted their Healthy Sleep Week, as one of their ongoing themed weeks they hold throughout the year. The Wellness Education Centre was located in the concourse, along with ACCQ Sleep Labs, giving tips, referrals and kits to students to promote healthy sleeping habits and enhance the student experience. Many students tend to neglect […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Lucinda House to be the future for a larger learning space for Indigenous students

On Tuesday, Nov. 20, it was announced that the Nadjiwan Kaandossiwin Gamik Indigenous Centre will be moving locations to the Lucinda House, just down the street from its current location on Albert Street. “We are finding that we are growing and we are not able to meet our space needs, and Jean Becker, our senior advisor of Indigenous initiatives, had […]

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You’ll never walk alone: Foot Patrol celebrates it’s 26th birthday

Foot Patrol, the volunteer operated service on campus where teams of two are sent out to help safely walk students home, turned 26 this year and held a celebration in the concourse to not only celebrate the success and legacy of the program, but also to inform students and recruit. “I’m a general volunteer, so I both walk people home […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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The path to poutine: Smoke’s Pountinnerie CEO Ryan Smolkin speaks at Laurier

On Thursday, Nov. 15, Ryan Smolkin, the founder and CEO of Smoke’s Poutinerie, spoke at the Wilfrid Laurier University Lazaridis School of Business & Economics to kick off their Entrepreneur Speaker Series. Smolkin is not only the founder of a massive company, but also graduated from Laurier’s BBA program in 1995. During his presentation, he spoke about his company and […]

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Therapy dogs help students get through ruff times

At Laurier, it’s not uncommon to see a service dog in training on campus or even see people in your building about to take their dog on a walk. It seems like Laurier has an infatuation with the four-legged friends that is unlike any other. Dog therapy has become increasingly popular within academic institutions, but the question is whether these […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Arts and Life ·
Graphic by Kash Patel

The math behind ocean protection targets in Canada doesn’t add up

Laurier assistant professor in geography and environmental studies Christopher Lemieux has taken his research skills beyond the classroom as he has been investigating Canada’s commitment to keep their oceans clean and protected. Canada agreed to protect 17 per cent of all land and 10 per cent of all marine areas by the year 2020, as part of agreeing with the […]

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The Land We Are event aims to educate about Indigenous peoples in Waterloo Region

On Thursday, Nov. 7 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wilfrid Laurier University’s Office of Indigenous Initiatives teamed up with the library and the history departments from both Laurier and the University of Waterloo to create the event The Land We Are. The event took place in the library and consisted of different speakers from different departments and throughout the […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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Bina Mehta’s sustained excellence as a professor awarded at convocation

Each year, Laurier hands out awards to faculty for teaching excellence in multiple categories, and the recipients receive these awards at convocation, which occurred between Oct. 26 and 27 this year. The awards given for the Donald F. Morgenson Faculty Awards for Teaching Excellence include Early Career Excellence, Sustained Excellence, Innovation in Teaching, Excellence in Interna-tionalization, Faculty Mentoring Award, Hoffman-Little […]

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