Madeline McInnis

Madeline McInnis

After her time as opinion editor and creative director, Madeline is now the features editor at The Cord. She’s a fourth-year history and film studies major who’s fresh back from her exchange in England where she fell even more in love with London, writing, tea, art, and fountain pens.

Articles by Madeline McInnis

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Remember date nights? Here are a few ideas for fun with your someone

As the weather starts to turn and your cash supply starts to get a little dry, dinner dates and walks in the park might not cut it any more. The start of autumn doesn’t have to mean a dreary end to your relationship, though!  Whether you’re trying to save money or you just don’t feel like seeing other people today, […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Arts and Life ·
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Equestrian team looks to start their season strong

This Sunday, Sept. 30, the Laurier equestrian team will be competing in their first competition of the year. The show, hosted by the University of Waterloo, will take place at Findaway Equestrian Services in Baden, about a 20-minute drive from campus. “We compete on the OCEA, which is a competitive circuit for all of the universities and colleges in Ontario. […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Sports ·
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Sierra Burgess Netflix film is problematic

After the success of To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, Netflix seemed to be hitting it out of the park in the teen high school comedy movie department. Then comes Sierra Burgess is a Loser, which seems like a smash hit on paper, but didn’t quite hit the A grades that the character herself achieves in the runtime. Sierra […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Arts and Life ·
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Making the choice to put your health first

This past week I was supposed to be at TIFF, volunteering outside a few of the theatres, doing the best I could to both pad my resume and enjoy the festivities for what they are — one of the premier film events in the world. Instead, I sat at home watching movies on the small screen from an ancient X-Box […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Opinion ·
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What’s next when you’re getting involved?

Now that you’ve been to the Get Involved Fair and you’ve seen all the clubs you want to get involved with — and probably some that you don’t — your schedule is probably looking pretty full. That’s fantastic for now, but when midterms and final assignments roll around, having activities straight from 8:30 in the morning to 12:00 at night […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Arts and Life ·
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When does giving an apple turn into getting coffee?

Features Editor, Madeline McInnis, examines the relationship rules and essential etiquette for professor/student relationships  Starting high school, my biggest fear was losing my footing and falling down the forum stairs in the main hall. Starting university, my biggest fear was, well, falling into a sea of students and never really finding my footing at all. I was friends with some […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Features ·
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Here’s what’s playing at the Apollo this fall

How do $5 big screen movies sound? The Apollo Cinema in downtown Kitchener is offering exactly that. “It will go through at least until the end of September,” Cara Watson, general manager and event strategist for The Apollo said. “That’s $5 for every show except special events and 3-D movies, which will still have the surcharge of $2.” This fall […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Arts and Life ·
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These are the dorm room essentials you need

Decorating a dorm room seems like a dream, but something your countless Pinterest boards don’t prepare you for is your Laurier dorm rules. Though you’ll have to say goodbye to your fairy lights, aquarium and scented candles, there’s still plenty you can do to make your room more like a home. Here are my best suggestions for decorating that are […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Arts and Life ·