DePauw Student Government president and vice president candidates


Presidential candidate Walker Chance
Hometown: Carmel, Ind.

Major: kinesiology

Activities: Member of Student Life Academic Atmosphere, Interfraternity vice president, member of Delta Upsilon fraternity, Rugby Club, Kinesiology Club member, member of Code TEAL, executive board member of DePauw Community Service's Sports Night

Credentials: Three years student government senator , wrote white papers for DSG, helped to get a Winter Term MCAT class on campus

Strengths: "I am a critical thinker, an analytical thinker. I think futuristically and creatively in an idealistic way."

Weaknesses: "I care too much about the issues and get emotionally invested."

Vice presidential candidate Olivia Flores

Hometown: Naperville, Ill.

Major: English literature

Activities: First year mentor, English teaching assistant for the English Summer Immersion Institute at DePauw, Winter Term in-service student leader, former Panhellenic Executive Council member, The Keynotes, Academic Resource Center Writing tutor

Credentials: Former Circle K organization assembly member, former Panhellenic council representative

Strengths: Strong ties to multiple organizations and groups on campus, an extensive knowledge of campus resources and plans due to collaborative work with the administration

Weaknesses: "Studying abroad inhibits the amount of conversations I can have with students on campus."

Presidential candidate Mike Curts

Hometown: Lebannon, Ind.

Major: biochemistry

Activities: President of Beta Theta Pi fraternity, president of Circle K, First Year Mentor, DPU college mentor for Greencastle High School, member of Code TEAL, Compton Center Intern

Credentials: One year in DePauw Student Government as a representative for Circle K

Strengths: "I have the ability to have a logical view on issues and concerns of students and bringing the concerns of the students to the administration."

Weaknesses: "I have a lack of experience in student government."

Vice presidential candidate Stefani Cleaver

Hometown: Lexington, Ky.

Major: physics

Activities: Peer mentor, first year mentor for two years

Credentials: Student Government senator for three years, helped write white paper on WiFi and lighting on campus, was on the DSG Winter Term subcommittee

Strengths: Three years experience; "I am very approachable and down to earth. At the same time I have contact with the administration."

Weaknesses: "I take on a lot of responsibilities. I need to delegate them to others."