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

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 […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Frank’s Coffee Haus opens on campus inside of the Peter’s building

On Friday, Feb. 1, Laurier Food Services launched their latest initiative of on-campus dining with the opening of Frank’s Coffee Haus, located inside of the newly renovated Peters building. Frank’s Coffee Haus is one of the many distinct, Laurier-exclusive places to eat on campus; it is joining the family of Veritas, Wilf’s and Byte 75 as one of the places […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Former Hawk Kwaku Boateng signs massive extension with Edmonton Eskimos

Ranked as the number one national free agent by the Canadian Football League (CFL) as their free agency opening approaches on Tuesday, Feb. 12, Laurier alumni Kwaku Boateng received a contract extension by his current team, the Edmonton Eskimos, on Friday, Feb. 1. Boateng was given a contract extension through 2020 with a $50,000 signing bonus as well as $175,000 […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Sports ·
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Dollars vs. diplomas: The NCAA controversy over students being paid to play

Going to work seems like a tedious and unenjoyable task for most, but every two weeks when a pay–check direct deposits into the bank it seems like the stress of the job was worth it. Now imagine working those 40 hours a week, and having thousands of people pay hundreds of dollars to watch you work, and not getting paid […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Features ·
Graphic by Kash Patel

Online romance has scammed a Waterloo resident out of over $1 million

Two Waterloo region residents have been scammed out of a combined $1.5 million after they were lured in from online dating profiles, the Waterloo Regional Police Service has been investigating these two instances since last week. The female victim was scammed out of $1 million alone over a four-year period, while the male victim’s $500,000 was taken over a three-month […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Vampire Weekend drops two new tracks for the first time in six years

Grammy award-winning alternative rock band Vampire Weekend made their comeback after an almost six-year hiatus with two new singles that dropped on Thursday, “Harmony Hall” and “2021.” Vampire Weekend, the band composed of four Columbia University graduates who met in college, has been missing in action since the release of their third studio album, Modern Vampires of the City, which […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Arts and Life ·
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Voter turnout increases in 2019 Students’ Union elections

The Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union elections season came to an end on Thursday night as Zemar Hakim was announced the incoming president and CEO of the Students’ Union for 2019-2020. Receiving 54.29 per cent of the vote in the final round, with 2046 students voting for Hakim versus the other final candidate, Klaudia Wojtanowski, who received 45.72 per cent […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
Winter Carnival comes to an abrupt end after external complaint filed

Winter Carnival comes to an abrupt end after external complaint filed

Laurier’s annual week-long event, Winter Carnival, has been cancelled before the final events of their program, which included a lip-sync battle, as well as their closing ceremonies and closing celebrations. A meeting was called on Saturday afternoon to discuss the events and why Winter Carnival had been cancelled, as many students were unsure as to what exactly had caused the […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Marching through the snow to defend women’s rights in Waterloo

On Saturday, Jan. 19th, women all over the world rallied together in support of the Women’s March, including a march that took place here in Waterloo Region. Hundreds of women marched from Waterloo Square in the heart of uptown Waterloo, marching to Carl Zehr Square in Kitchener where the march ended with speakers, booths and other performances. Cassie Myers, the […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·