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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Zero Waste Week seeks to educate students on decreasing refuse generation and increasing sustainability

Monday, Mar. 4 signified the start of Laurier’s first ever Zero Waste Week, hosted by the Sustainability Office at Laurier, that will run until March 8. The week is full of events that hope to help decrease the waste that patrons of Laurier produce with a short-term blitz of activities that students and faculty can continue to practice in the […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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You shouldn’t mourn people while they are still alive

I’ve always had this philosophy that you shouldn’t mourn people while they’re alive.  It seems like a pretty obvious concept, but the amount of times I’ve seen my friends and members of my family severely distraught baffles me.  That’s not to say people can’t have emotions – I lack a majority of the key ones most people have, but every […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Opinion ·
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The Office of Indigenous Initiatives hosts eighth annual education week

The Office of Indigenous Initiatives at Laurier is hosting their eighth annual Indigenous Education Week from Mar. 4 to the 8, hosting various events around campus to get students involved and educated on the Indigenous work that happens on campus. The week-long event first started in 2011, and is celebrated on both Waterloo and Brantford campuses. It starts during the […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Laurier’s economics students take home first at the Governor’s Challenge

Five Laurier economics students were crowned victorious in the Governor’s Challenge hosted by the Bank of Canada on Feb. 16, 2019. Though this was only the fourth annual running of the event, this is the second year in a row that a team from Laurier has been victorious. The team of Cindy McCormick, Michael Davenport, Colleen Spencer, Andrew Foran and […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Lazaridis Institute hosts inaugural DRIVE Conference over reading week

The Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, along with the Lazaridis Institute and the company Hockeystick, hosted the first ever DRIVE Conference at Lazaridis Hall from Wednesday, Feb. 20 to Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. The conference focused on global scale-up ecosystems: companies that have increased their value by over 20 per cent in the last three years and are no […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Economic Outlook 2019 looks at the potential recession trends for the year

On Wednesday, Feb. 20, Wilfrid Laurier University’s Lazaridis School of Business and Economics in partnership with the Laurier Centre for Economic Research and Policy Analysis (LCERPA) held their annual Economic Outlook event for the year 2019, titled “Canada’s Competitiveness Challenge.” Craig Alexander, the chief economist and partner at Deloitte, was the keynote speaker for this year and has been a […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Laurier doctoral student studies the ways isolation in elderly adults can effect their well-being

Preet Chauhan, a fourth-year PhD student at Laurier, has made news with her award-winning research in the study of isolation of elderly adults and the effects on their well-being when connected with a network versus being alone. After completing her undergraduate studies in psychology at York University in Toronto, Chauhan chose to continue her education with Laurier’s psychology program and […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Unconventional love songs for the perfect Valentine’s Day playlist

Whether you’re snuggled up with your boo watching Netflix or wondering why John from Bumble ghosted you after such a great third date, these underrated love songs can bring out the hopeless romantic in anybody.  “Single” – The Neighbourhood Despite the misleading title, the song is about lead singer Jesse Rutherford’s relationship with his long-time girlfriend, Devon Lee Carlson. The […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Arts and Life ·
Arts Undergraduate Society’s presidential elections come to a close

Arts Undergraduate Society’s presidential elections come to a close

  Starting on Monday, Feb. 11, Wednesday, Feb. 13 was the final day of voting for the Arts Undergraduate Society’s (AUS) presidential election period.   The two candidates this year are Alex Hermosa, who will be going into his third year, as well as Jenny Nguyen, who will be going into her fifth year. The current presidents of AUS are Shelby […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Laurier Milton campus still a goal for the future

On Monday Jan. 28, 2019, Wilfrid Laurier University released a statement on their website saying that they were still committed to creating a campus in Milton and continuing their commitment to education in the Milton Education Village.  In October of 2018, the Progressive Conservative government of Ontario pulled out the funding of three different collaborative campuses. These were between universities […]

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