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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Laurier’s faculty of music receives four million dollar donation

Laurier’s Faculty of Music has been given a donation that is getting them closer to their goal of $14 million in the Making Space for Music campaign, created to revamp their facilities for students. The Savvas Chamberlain Family Foundation pledged $4 million to the campaign, bringing the campaign’s total to $9 million – only $5 million away from their goal […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
Photo by Darrien Funk

Wilfrid Laurier clubs and associations lose their “Perch” to rest on

The Wilfrid Laurier Students’ Union announced that it would no longer be using the clubs and associations platform The Perch, one of the main platform points of former president Tarique Plummer’s 2018-2019 presidency campaign. The Students’ Union announced via email that the software company that previously hosted The Perch, CampusVibe, would no longer be providing the software, thus ceasing operations […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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What’s in store for the new year?

The office of the president along with the office of student affairs are saying hello to students — while some say goodbye — as the winter semester officially commenced on Jan. 6, welcoming students from all over the world as they return to Waterloo and Brantford to continue their studies. “Welcome back, Golden Hawks and happy New Year! It’s an […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, Local, News ·
Photo by Sidney MacDonald

The Futon Shop closing its doors after 35 years in Waterloo

The Futon Shop in uptown Waterloo is closing its doors after 35 years of business due to rising rent prices, the economy and other major factors like the Uptown BIA construction. Greg Mewhiney, owner of The Futon Shop, has been making futons out of the King Street North location since 1985 and at one point even had three stores running […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Local, News ·
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Laurier named one of Waterloo region’s top employers

For a second year in a row, Wilfrid Laurier University has been named one of Waterloo’s top employers by Canada’s Top 100 Employers due to the quality of programs and policies put in place by and for employees. Canada’s Top 100 Employers is a national competition that happens annually which recognizing both national and regional level leaders in employment, with […]

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

Waterloo Brewing loses 2.1 million in cyber attack

Waterloo Brewing was the victim of a “sophisticated” cyber-attack where the thief impersonated a creditor employee and requested fraudulent wire transfers resulting in over $2 million in losses for the company. The brewery, which is located in Kitchener off of Bingemans Centre Drive, has also initiated analysis of all other activity and transactions across all the bank account involved with […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Local, News ·
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Ontario Divisional Court deems Ford’s Student Choice Initiative unlawful

On Nov. 22 it was announced that the Student Choice Initiative was deemed “unlawful” by the Ontario Divisional Court and a violation of university autonomy. The initiative, which was brought to life for the first time during the 2019-2020 school year, allowed students to opt out of fees from the university that the government deemed “non-essential” including students’ union programming […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Local, News ·
Photo Luke Sarazin

Laurier hosts events to promote Indigenous research

Wilfrid Laurier University is hosting three different events to focus on Indigenous research, in addition to promoting non-Indigenous students and the public working together with the Indigenous community to conduct studies. The first event being held is the book launch for scholar Georges Sioui where will launch his new book, Eatenonha: Native Roots of Modern Democracy, on Nov. 28 on […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·

The Cord’s top news stories of the 2018-2019 year and the decade

Of the Year For the fourth year in a row‭, ‬Wilfrid Laurier University was deemed the number one school in the country from the MacLean’s magazine rankings‭. ‬The school also held the sixth place ranking in the comprehensive category‭, ‬as well as the third spot in student services and fifth in faculty awards and social sciences and humanities grants‭. ‬The […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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 ·