Maddie and Emma grew up together in Telluride, Colorado. They both came out to CU in 2014 to start they’re college career. The two of them are both in love with Boulder, but still say that Telluride truly has their hearts. They both love the mountain, the town, and the people. Apparently, Telluride folks are their own types. The girls claim that they can almost tell immediately when someone is from their hometown. The girls make sure to go back home and visit as often as they can. They like to go back home and get in as many days as they can at their home mountain during ski season. They also try to make it back every year for the bluegrass festival. They may still have Telluride in their hearts, but they’re living their life to the fullest in Boulder.

Matt is convinced that moving to Boulder to attend CU has been the best decision of his life. He fell in love with Colorado and discovered a new passion for snowboarding when he first visited the state in 2010. Matt is now a third year student studying technology, arts and media with hopes to turn his passion for photography into a career. You can find Matt behind the lens shooting for the CU Independent or on the court setting for CU Men’s Volleyball if he doesn’t run into you somewhere downtown. Upon graduating from CU, Matt plans to travel the globe as a photojournalist in hopes to quench his thirst for adventure.