Hayley McGoldrick

Hayley McGoldrick

Hayley is the former News Director. She is an aspiring sports journalist who started writing for The Cord in the sports section. She loves college football, spinach dip, and always being right.

Articles by Hayley McGoldrick

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Examining International Women’s Day in Waterloo

Mar. 8 is known worldwide as International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate women, their accomplishments and acknowledging the struggles they still continue to face. “IWD is a opportunity to remember the women who fought for equality in the past and recognize the activists who continue to push for gender parity and human rights,” said Tarah Brookfield, associate professor in […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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Can dating apps be effective for long term relationships?

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, many single people turn to dating apps like Tinder, Bumble and Hinge to fill what they feel is a void in their life not having a relationship, because nothing screams loner like not getting flowers and overpriced chocolate on a random February Friday. The question that lingers to many is if these hookup […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Opinion ·
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Laurier names new acting dean of arts

Laurier’s faculty of arts has announced that the current dean of arts, Richard Nemesvari, will end his five-year term and associate dean of student affairs and learning Gavin Brockett will replace him as acting dean for a one-year term starting on Jul. 1, 2020. Brockett, an associate professor in the department of history as well as the department of religion […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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Football team names new offensive coordinator

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ football team has a new addition to their coaching roster with the hiring of Todd Galloway as the new offensive coordinator and student-athlete development. “We had a very good candidate pool for the offensive coordinator position here at Laurier, so we went through an interview process and coming out of it, although there were some […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Football, Sports ·
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Laurier Moot Court rises to the top at McGill Moot Court Case Competition

Laurier’s Moot Court Club stood out against competitors at the sixth annual McGill Moot Court Invitational as competitors Madeleine Cleland and Laura Goldfarb took home first place, a first-time feat for Laurier. Goldfarb also placed first individually for her oral advocacy skills, and teammates Sam Stewart and Gabriel Wilson placed just behind Goldfarb and Cleland taking home the second-place honour. […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Local, News ·
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Brantford campus launches new podcast studio and podcaster in residence program

Laurier Brantford’s Creativity Hub is getting new programming in the form of a podcast studio and a podcaster-in-residence program featuring Avery Moore Kloss as the first podcaster. Laurier’s Creativity Hub, located inside the newly opened OneMarket space on the Brantford campus, offers a space for both those in the Laurier community as well as members of the community to access […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Local, News ·
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Laurier receives $852,000 in funding over four years to support Brantford User Experience Design (UXD) program

Laurier Brantford’s user experience (UX) design program will be receiving $852,000 over the course of four years in order to support different aspects of the UXD program. The program allows students to work with real life companies in order to solve everyday problems and use technology to find solutions for the real world, while putting a specific emphasis on experiential […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, Local, News ·
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Laurier named one of Canada’s top employers for young people

Laurier has been named an outstanding employer for the second time this month, this time being recognized for being a top employer for young people in Canada, being only one of two post-secondary institutions to receive the honour and the only one in Ontario. Only 100 winners in all of Canada are named, with the criteria for being selected based […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, National, News ·
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Forever a legend

When I woke up Sunday morning at 3 p.m. with a raging hangover, I opened my phone to a text from my sister that TMZ had broken the news that Kobe Bryant had died. Refusing to believe the gossip news source, I saw that known NBA analyst Adrian Wojnarowski had confirmed – the basketball legend had died in a helicopter […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Opinion ·
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Mental Health at Laurier’s Forefront on “Blue Monday”

Monday, Jan. 20 was the day known worldwide as “Blue Monday,” dubbed the most depressing day of the year. This year, Laurier Alumni put together a full day of events to help students, faculty, staff and alumni find coping mechanisms and healthy ways to improve both mental and physical well-being. “Laurier’s community is a point of pride for alumni; it […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·