Campus Cutie: Daniel Mecham

This California native is this week’s Campus Cutie. With an impeccable sense of humor, and awkward but adorable social interaction abilities, Daniel is a Vikes Nation Ambassador with a love for cheese (over chocolate). Make sure you spread some UVic cheer with this weeks Campus Cutie.

NAME: Daniel Mecham

YEAR: 1st

MAJOR: Education – Elementary school

HOMETOWN: Sacramento, California

ACTIVITIES: Vikes Nation Ambassador, Soccer


HC: If you were in a movie, what genre would that movie be?

Action/Adventure, thriller

HC: Favourite flavor of oatmeal?

I like my oatmeal bland with raisins in it.

HC: Thoughts on if we had table tennis tables in the Quad?

I am completely for it. I would be all over that.

HC: If you had to star in an adorable animal film, what kind of animal would you want as your co-star?

Could I make it a baby whale? Because whales are my favourite.

HC: What is something that you do right now, but you would have to give up in your thirties?

Not watching what I eat.

HC: Would you rather give up chocolate or cheese?

Chocolate. I love me some cheese.

HC: Best part about being an adult?

Not qualified enough to answer this question

HC: What advice would you give to someone who wanted to beat the mid-semester slump?

I would tell them its all uphill from here until finals.

HC: What food have you always wanted to try but haven’t gotten around to?

My grandfather always used to talk about liver and onions, sounds gross but may be delicious.

HC: Pick one: Ice Cream, Gelato, Frozen Yogurt, or Sherbet

Frozen Yogurt

HC: What do you think is an underrated sport?

People don’t have a proper appreciation for curling

HC: What is the most common word your friends would use to describe you?

*dramatically long pause* Childish?

HC: Toques or snapbacks?

Toques, but I’m not much of a hat guy

HC: Do you have any allergies?

None, basically a superhuman

HC: Who is your favourite cartoon villain?