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

Racism still prevalent in Waterloo

City combats discrimination of minority residents through community and campus initiatives

by Daina Goldfinger· · Campus, Local ·
Photo by Kha Vo

Waterloo ranked top city for migrants

Report ranked top 50 Canadian cities for newcomers, with Waterloo coming in at number one

by Daina Goldfinger· · Local, Slider ·
Committing to a ‘living wage’

Committing to a ‘living wage’

Employers encouraged to pay workers income necessary for region

by Daina Goldfinger· · Local ·
Photo by Heather Davidson

Engaging digital media

George Briggs Media connects brands with customers

by Daina Goldfinger· · Local ·
Durrell, Henry see re-election

Durrell, Henry see re-election

Ward 6 and 7 councillors renewed for another term

by Daina Goldfinger· · Local ·
Oktoberfest draws large crowd

Oktoberfest draws large crowd

From Oct. 10-18, citizens of Kitchener-Waterloo gathered together to celebrate the worldwide festivities of Oktoberfest. Individuals from the local community and around Ontario travelled to experience the celebration of German culture in the community. The total number of Oktoberfest events this year was 49, ranging from the parade to different night events, sporting events, cultural events and more. All proceeds […]

by Daina Goldfinger· · Local ·
Graphic by Joshua Awolade

‘Stop the chase’ – Gambling addiction advocacy

Problem Gambling Prevention Week educates on harmful gambling

by Daina Goldfinger· · Local ·
Graphic by Joshua Awolade

Study reveals key to self-love

A recently released psychology study from the University of Waterloo indicated that women who display more self-compassion tend to have a more positive body image regardless of their body mass index.

by Daina Goldfinger· · Local ·
Contributed Image

Baby pajamas go viral

Superman baby pajamas from Target elicited a social media outcry that has gone viral.

by Daina Goldfinger· · Local ·
Contributed Photo

UW grad invited to White House

Software engineering graduate David Hu helped work on the website for Obamacare in the U.S.

by Daina Goldfinger· · Local, Slider ·