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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Alumni Association donates $800,000 to student services to enhance the Laurier experience

Homecoming weekend saw the announcement of the Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni Association (WLUAA) donating $800,000 to enhance student services for current students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The donation was split up into four parts to cover different student services around campus that could use funding. $350,000 of the donation was put towards scholarships for students and $270,000 […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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Lazaridis International Case Conference hosts successful second year with 12 participant schools

This past week, Laurier hosted its second annual Lazaridis International Case Conference from Oct. 13 to 19. Teams of students from top schools across the globe gathered to compete in case competitions and experience what growing Canadian conference had to offer.  There were twelve teams in total who competed in the international case competition, including teams from Germany, Australia, Hong Kong, […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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Harry Styles returns to the music scene with single “Lights Up”

Harry Styles has returned to the music scene after a two-year hiatus with a new song as he dropped the single “Lights Up” last Friday. Styles’ debut solo album was known for its alternative-indie sound that had influences of John Mayer, Pink Floyd, Coldplay and The Rolling Stones all in one, a contrary to the boy band hits he had […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Arts and Life, Life ·

Bilingualism Matters research centre opens at Laurier as the first of the network in Canada

Laurier has announced that they will be joining a network of many other institutions by launching a Bilingualism Matters research and service centre, located in the newly renovated Frank C. Peters building. Bilingualism Matters currently exists at 26 universities in 14 countries, with Laurier becoming the first Canadian partner in the network that has been around since 2008 that specializes […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·

Laurier men’s football team wins against the Waterloo Warriors in nail-biting finish, 53-50

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s football team won a three-overtime thriller against the Waterloo Warriors on Thursday, Oct. 10 securing a 53-50 win at Warrior Field, not only giving Laurier another point in the Battle of Waterloo race but gaining revenge from their 34-32 loss in 2018, the first loss to Waterloo in 16 years. Laurier would kick off […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Football, Sports ·
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Laurier voted number one Canadian university in student satisfaction for fourth year in a row

For a fourth year in a row, Wilfrid Laurier University has been ranked number one in student satisfaction in the Maclean’s magazine rankings of Canadian universities, as well as the categories of course instructors, student life staff, extracurricular activities, residence Living, and administrative staff.   Laurier also ranked second in academic advising as well as experiential learning. “I think the […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, National, News ·
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Elevating Laurier Leaders discussion series hosted by Laurier Alumni focusing on female leadership

Laurier Alumni is hosting both past, present and future generations of female leaders in their Elevating Laurier Leaders series, with the first installation of the series, “Mentorship,” having taken place on Oct. 8 at THE MUSEUM in Kitchener. The series consists of four different developmental elements that contribute to leadership, including entrepreneurship, self-care and tackling imposter syndrome that will take […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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Shinerama hosts pie in the face event

Laurier’s Shinerama team held their annual pie in the face event in the concourse on Oct. 2 from 10am to 4pm to raise money for cystic fibrosis, their first event of the fall semester other than their change drive during orientation week. The campaign sold one pie for $2 or three pies for $5 to raise money for the organization […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Arts and Life, Events ·
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Welcome to Thrive Week!

Laurier’s bi-annual Thrive Week is taking place for the fall semester this week, beginning Oct. 7 and finishing on Oct. 11, with events and giveaways all week long to bring awareness to the resources available to students on campus struggling with their mental health. Events are happening throughout the week range from multiple different athletic and group exercise classes like […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
Photo by Tanzeel Sayani

Battle of Waterloo ends in 1-1 draw for Golden Hawks women’s soccer team and 1-0 loss for men’s

Both of the women’s and men’s Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks soccer teams competed in the Battle of Waterloo Sunday afternoon, with the women securing a point in a 1-1 draw while the men suffered a tough loss of 1-0. The women kicked off the afternoon with their match, with a scoreless first half thanks to tough play from both sides, […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Soccer, Sports ·