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

No carbs, no problem; or is it? Investigating fad dieting and its effect on the body

No carbs, no problem; or is it? Investigating fad dieting and its effect on the body

Body image is a fragile subject in the modern world. It seems everyone is trying to look like an Instagram model or fit back into their jeans from 2011. Fitness has flooded social media with influencers who work out as a full-time job or girls who look like they don’t have an ounce of body fat on them frolicking around […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Features ·
(File photo by Kate Turner)

Laurier Food Services spearheads Zero Waste Bin pilot project

Laurier Food Services, in partnership with Laurier’s Sustainability Office, has created a zero-waste bin pilot project that currently sits in the Terrace Food Court to help Laurier students properly get rid of their food waste. “We were definitely influenced by the sustainable impact of Carleton University because they have a very large waste bin themselves, so we wanted to integrate […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Local, News ·
Image by Sidney MacDonald

Tea shops of flavours

The Buzz A cult classic from David’s Tea, this caffeinated blend is perfect for a student who doesn’t want to drink any coffee but may still need that caffeine hit after not getting a full night’s rest. This blend of guarana, matcha and yerba mate as well as white ginseng makes the perfect citrus blend. This mate tea can also […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Arts and Life, Food ·
Image by Sidney MacDonald

Startup Laurier celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Startup Laurier is celebrating their tenth anniversary as a club as they host a new flagship event, Innovation Alley. This is to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week in collaboration with many start-ups in the Kitchener-Waterloo region. “I’ve been on Startup since my first year and I’m in my third year right now. I joined because they put on events that actually […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
Graphic by Jaime Mere

Brixton’s closure shocks students

Brixton Social, located near the University Shops Plaza on University Avenue, will be closing at the end of November after six years of operations in Waterloo. The nightclub, finding inspiration from the Borough of Lambeth in South London, hence the name Brixton, opened in 2013 and was the only club in the university area that offered a premium experience with […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Local, News ·
Image by Kash Patel

City of Waterloo sets up temporary winter shelters for the homeless

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Local, News ·
Photo by Brit Kovacs

Lead levels in water in Ontario schools found to exceed legal limits

Reports that came out this past week has released data that over 2,400 Ontario schools and daycares have exceeded the provincial limit for lead levels in drinking water, affecting students across the province. 29 per cent of schools were in an exceedance between 2016 and 2018, with some schools exceeding 1,000 parts per billion, a level of lead so high […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·

Let your guilty pleasures no longer be guilty

A lot of the things I enjoy in life may be things that the average person might find strange or weird. To fall asleep every night, I love listening to YouTube videos of people tapping on random items, also known as autonomous sensory meridian response, or ASMR. I don’t like listening to people eat, but other people do, and that’s […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Opinion ·
Photo by Brit Kovacs

Cannabis sales soon to be available online and over the phone in Ontario

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, it was announced that the province of Ontario would be looking into changing the way private cannabis retailers will be selling their products. “As part of the Bill 138, Plan to Build Ontario Together Act, 2019, our government is proposing changes to allow consumers to reserve and purchase products online or by telephone from an authorized […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·

OUSA hosts 50th annual general assembly

OUSA’s annual fall general assembly took place from Nov. 1 to 3 at Brock University in St. Catharines to discuss and debate three policy papers on different topics: ancillary fees, gender and sexual diversity, two-spirit & LGBTQ+ students and student disability and inclusion. “It’s an opportunity for all the different member associations who comprise OUSA, for their students to get […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · National, News ·