Daina Goldfinger

4th year communications major and psychology minor, this is Daina's 2nd year working at The Cord. She began working as a volunteer writer in March 2013, and quickly afterwards developed a love for news reporting. She is now the lead reporter at The Cord for the 2014-2015 school year. Daina loves reading, travelling, food, fashion and art.

Articles by Daina Goldfinger

Graphic by Joshua Awolade

Locals vie for spots on Dragons’ Den

Auditions were held on March 6 in Waterloo to determine who will go on to face the dragons

by Daina Goldfinger· · Local, Slider ·
Photo by Will Huang

Finding the city’s best beer

Beer War competition coming May 6

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Waterloo romantic?

Waterloo romantic?

City ranked third on Amazon.com’s list of Canada’s most romantic cities

by Daina Goldfinger· · Local ·
File Photo by Heather Davidson

Fife reflects on issues of transit, education

Last year, Member of Provincial Parliament Catherine Fife expressed her concerns regarding accessibility to education and two-way all day GO trains when she was seeking re-election in Kitchener-Waterloo.

by Daina Goldfinger· · Local ·
Photo by Jessica Dik

Are students recycling?

The Region of Waterloo has been working to promote recycling and composting in the student neighbourhoods

by Daina Goldfinger· · Local ·
Photo by Rebecca Allison

Itamae accused of serving bugs in food

Students take concerns to Reddit and Waterloo Public Health after dining at the sushi restaurant

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Graphic by Jessica Mitra

Analyzing the living wage

Communities across Canada advocate for wages that don’t merely support basic living needs, but also allow active citizenry.

by Daina Goldfinger· · Local ·
New mayor Dave Jaworsky Inaugurated

New mayor Dave Jaworsky Inaugurated

Jaworsky sworn into office Dec. 1

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Photo by Jessica Dik

City ‘very welcoming’ of local small businesses

Amid commercial stores and corporations, many small businesses are present in Waterloo. However, getting a small business started in the city and keeping it running has its challenges. “I think it is pretty easy to start a business here,” said Chris Farrell, manager of the Waterloo Region Small Business Centre. “Especially not only easy in terms of regulatory issues, but […]

by Daina Goldfinger· · Local ·
Photo by Thiviya Kanagasabesan

UW still hesitant about fall break

Despite 74 per cent of students wanting fall reading week, a decision won’t be made until 2015

by Daina Goldfinger· · Archive, Local ·