University of Colorado Boulder
The University of Colorado Boulder is a large public research university in Boulder, Colorado. There are approximately 33,600 students enrolled of which 28,000 are undergraduate and 5,700 graduate students. There are over 450,000 living alumni worldwide and more than 250,000 of them still live in Colorado. Boulder itself has been ranked as the best college town in the country multiple times. It’s full of bicycle paths and hiking trails in the beautiful Rocky Mountains!
Famous "Buffalo" alumni include Christopher Meloni - actor (Law & Order), Chauncey Billups - former basketball player (Boston Celtics), Angus T. Jones - actor, Emma Coburn - Olympic runner, and Brendan Schaub - comedian.
Christa, a current Junior, is from Boulder, Colorado. One quirky fact about Christa..."I am a yoga instructor and my fitness insta @sprinkleofsaige is full of workouts, yoga tips, and healthy recipes!"
Rachel is a Senior from Austin, TX. One quirky fact about Rachel..."I have a crazy sock collection that consists of socks with images of Bob Ross, Joe Biden, and avocados." Rachel also has her own Instagram feed @laughsandlattes.
Fun fact about the University of Colorado Boulder:
Christa - Boulder was ranked the #1 college town in the country! And our mascot, Ralphie, is a live Buffalo!
Rachel -CU has the best college mascot in all of college football.
Favorite Ice Cream Parlour and Flavor:
Christa - Sweet Cow, Dutch Chocolate & Cookie Dough. Le Pops (popsicles), Salted Caramel or Strawberry.
Rachel - Glacier Ice Cream and literally anything you get there will be amazing.
Where to Grab a Coffee:
Christa - The Laughing Goat, Ozo Coffee, Alpine Modern Cafe, The Cup, Starbucks to name a few as there are so many coffee spots in Boulder.
Rachel - The Laughing Goat, Point Cafe, Flatiron Coffee.
Finger Licking Good BBQ Spot:
Rachel - Serious Texas BBQ.
Hottest Mexican Spot and Recommended Plate:
Christa - The Rio. Everything is good, especially the taco salad or fajitas...it's super fun to eat on the rooftop patio and they're known for their margaritas as well.
Rachel - Cafe Mexicali, Sweet Pork Quesolle.
Sushi Spot and Your Go to Roll:
Christa - Hapa Sushi, Spicy Tuna Roll.
Where you would love your parents to take you for parents weekend:
Rachel - Flagstaff House.
Where is your favorite spot on campus to hang:
Farrand Field and Buff Pool.
Rachel - The Laughing Goat in Norlin.