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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All of Laurier’s campuses are now smoke-free

On Monday, July 1, Wilfrid Laurier University implemented their new smoke-free policy across all campuses, replacing the interim cannabis policy that was instituted when cannabis was legalized in Canada, as well as replacing the existing smoking policy. The new policy prohibits smoking of all types across Laurier campuses, including smoking cigarettes, vaping or using electronic cigarettes and other inhalant devices […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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Laurier appoints new deans in faculties of science and education

On June 10, 2019, Wilfrid Laurier University appointed two new deans in the faculties of education and science, with Maria Cantalini Williams, who will be starting her term as the dean of the Faculty of Education on July 1, and Anthony Clarke beginning his term as the dean of the Faculty of Science on August 1. “We have a very […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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Golden Hawks’ men’s basketball team adding eight new members

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s basketball team will be adding eight new members to their roster next year, following a season that saw them advance to the OUA semi-finals, their best result in 40 years. Four new high school recruits to the team are forwards in Ree Compton and Benhur Gebrekidan, as well as shooting guards Nickolas Rakas and […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Sports ·
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Laurier’s ISOW program provides life-changing opportunities to students in countries affected by war

Laurier’s International Students Overcoming War program saw four graduates walk the stage in 2019, marking the biggest class of students to have graduated from the program since its inception. The program aims to help students not only get out of countries that may be detrimental to them, but to also give them an education and a chance to learn outside […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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Retired Laurier women’s hockey coach Rick Osborne recipient of OUA John McManus award

On May 15, 2019, former Laurier women’s hockey coach Rick Osborne was awarded the OUA’s John McManus award, an honour that recognizes a retired OUA coach who has exemplified sportsmanship and service to the greatest extent during their tenure coaching in university sport. Osborne took over the women’s hockey team midway through the 2003-2004 season, and in his time as […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Hockey, Sports ·
Editorial: It’s okay not to be okay

Editorial: It’s okay not to be okay

I’ve never been an outrightly emotional person. I was never one of those people who cried when they saw a video of a cute puppy and I certainly make it my mission in life to never let myself shed a tear over an adolescent boy who did me wrong. I understand the ways of the world pretty well and things […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Opinion ·
Laurier students work to create energy efficient homes

Laurier students work to create energy efficient homes

Fourth-year students in the departments of geography and environmental studies at Laurier have been determining ways to keep homes efficient and keep energy renewable thanks to their capstone project, the Capstone Urban Studies Project course.  The final project of the course is taught around the students acting as consultants for a real proposal from the city of Cambridge, using their […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, Local, News ·
Students’ Union develops summer initiatives to improve campus life

Students’ Union develops summer initiatives to improve campus life

The Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union (WLUSU) has been continuing their efforts to improve the lives of current and future Golden Hawks as new president, Zemar Hakim and new chair of the board of directors, Owen Bourrie, lead their teams through the summer to prepare for the fall semester that includes events such as orientation week and homecoming.   Owen Bourrie, a returning member of the […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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Original Princess Cinema announce sudden closing due to eviction notice

The original Princess Cinemas, located at 6 Princess Street W., will be closing its doors by Jun. 1 due to an eviction notice on Friday, Apr. 12 from the owners of the Heuther Hotel, the building which cinema owner John Tutt rented the space from. In a press release from the Tutt family, the cinema owners wrote, “owners of the […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
Laurier internet outages postpones Thursday exams

Laurier internet outages postpones Thursday exams

On Wednesday, Apr. 10, Laurier ICT Services announced that both MyLearningSpace (MyLS), the online platform where students can access course materials and announcements, as well as LORIS, the online access point for choosing courses, seeing transcripts, invoices and payments, were both non-functioning at Laurier. Apr. 10 marks the first day of exams at Laurier, and many students emailed and tweeted […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·