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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Sydney Pattison receives 14th annual Outstanding Women of Laurier award

On Thursday Mar. 28, Laurier Athletics held the fourteenth annual Outstanding Women of Laurier dinner event at Bingeman’s Conference Centre in Kitchener to celebrate the achievements of women in athletics. The night featured many different sectors, including the presentation of the Dolores “Mitzi” Michael Women Leaders Scholarship, a keynote address by TSN radio host Andi Petrillo and the announcement of […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Sports ·
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Laurier’s 3-Minute Thesis gives graduate students a chance to perfect their “elevator pitch”

Laurier’s annual “3-Minute Thesis” competition took place on Mar. 27, 2019, giving students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels a chance to give an “elevator pitch” summary of their thesis for a chance to compete at the provincial level. The winner of the graduate studies competition was Mariam Elmarsafy, an MSc with her thesis entitled “Resurrection Ecology: Determining Water […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Turban Up ties together the community and education in the Sikh faith

The Waterloo-Laurier Sikh Students’ Association, in partnership with the Waterloo-Laurier Punjabi Association, hosted their fourth annual “Turban Up” event in the concourse on Mar. 27, an event that aims to educate other students on the Sikh faith and the importance of the turban. Participants had a member from the Sikh Students’ Association tie a turban on them in proper technique, […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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CIBC donation goes towards Integrated Case Exercise week and women in finance

CIBC recently announced that they are committing to donating $200,000 to the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics over a four-year period to enhance the business school and help create scholarships for women in finance. The funding is split up into multiple different sectors of the school, with $25,000 a year being donated to the Integrated Case Exercise (ICE) week […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Bridging the Gap’s Speak Up series comes to an end for the 2018-2019 year

On Wednesday, March 20, Bridging the Gap hosted their final “Speak Up” series event of the year, an event that advocates for mental health initiatives to continue throughout the year — and not just on national campaign days.  The event concludes a year-long event, where Bridging the Gap gathered students and mental professionals to talk about their experiences and struggles […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
Charges laid on St. Patrick’s Day rise after attendance grows on Ezra Avenue

Charges laid on St. Patrick’s Day rise after attendance grows on Ezra Avenue

As the Ezra Avenue St. Patrick’s Day street party continually grows each year, so does the number of charges laid by the Waterloo Regional Police Services (WRPS) as students partake in the unsanctioned street party. According to a press release from WRPS, “Preliminary results indicate that Waterloo Regional Police responded to 205 calls for service and generated 809 occurrences related […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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International Women’s Day luncheon aims to educate and advance women in STEAM

On Friday, Mar. 8, the second annual International Women’s Day luncheon, entitled “Advancing Women in STEAM,” was held by Laurier Alumni in partnership with the International Women’s Forum at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Kitchener. Laurier President Deborah MacLatchy gave a keynote address at the luncheon and was followed by a speaker panel, moderated by Ginny Dybenko, former dean of […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Laurier announces academic pathway agreement with Randolph College for Performing Arts

Wilfrid Laurier University’s faculty of music has announced that they have created a partnership with Randolph College for the Performing Arts, allowing students at both institutions to receive both a degree and a diploma from each school in certain programs. The pathway agreement will allow Randolph College students to complete an additional two years of study at Laurier after their […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Lazaridis Institute selects 10 women-founded companies for scale-up program

The Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises announced their fourth cohort of the women-in-technology Scale-up Program, in which 10 different women-led companies are guided by mentors to continue their path of growth within their company. The “Lazaridis10,” as they are referred to as by the institute, are up-and-coming technology companies that have applied for a spot in the […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Making the most out of concerts and live music

You’ve all heard the stories of people going abroad and having their lives changed, or the two-week trip they took to Hawaii gave them a new outlook on life.  Don’t get me wrong, travelling is cool. I’ve gotten the chance to take some pretty great trips and they haven’t necessarily defined who I am, but they definitely are always a […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Arts and Life ·