Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 6/27

It’s Hump Day, Wednesday, June 27, with the weekend rapidly approaching. College life can be busy, so at times it can be tough to keep up with the daily news cycle. That’s why we bring you Campus Connect, where you can catch the latest news in college sports and entertainment to keep on top of the buzz that everyone on campus will be talking about.

What happened last night? What events are coming up today? We have you covered with all of that and more.

Let’s dive right in.


College Sports News

New details have surfaced surrounding the suicide of former Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski. On Tuesday, June 25, a report from Sports Illustrated surfaced revealing that Hilinski had been diagnosed with Stage 1 chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

Sneakers are essential to completing your daily look, and for many, there is nothing better than putting on the right sneaker to go about your day. After all, being a sneakerhead is a lifestyle that you truly have to commit to. And with new releases coming out almost daily, it is tough to remember every release date so you can cop your favorite sneaker. That’s why we are here to help. Here are the Top 10 best sneakers that were released this month.


COED Girl of the Day

Meet Haleigh Broucher, a student at Texas A&M and contestant on the upcoming season of the CBS reality series Big Brother.


Entertainment News

MJ Hegar is a political candidate to watch. The Texas Democrat is running for United States Representative from Texas’ 31st congressional district, challenging John Carter, and her campaign ad went viral as she shows her no-nonsense attitude which is “about opening, pushing, and sometimes kicking through every door in my way.” Hager, a war hero, served in the Air Force and served three tours in Afghanistan.

Cyberspace is a battleground of epic proportions, where keyboard warriors from every walk of life, whether it be iPhone 3, 4, 5, 6…, and Android-whatever users come to hash out their differences without the filter of face to face interaction. Twitter is their Colosseum, and the “void” is their God. Here’s a look back on the some of the most devastating comebacks, shutdowns, and absolute, undeniable, obliterations that we’ve witnessed on Twitter.


What’s On Today?

Love from above 😍 🏟#CWS | @tdameritradeprk pic.twitter.com/fUIfAhKyI9

— NCAA Baseball (@NCAACWS) June 27, 2018

The Arkansas Razorbacks are one win away from winning the 2018 College World Series when they take the field on Wednesday night in Omaha, while Oregon State will be hoping to force a decisive Game 3… The FIFA World Cup continues with four games on the schedule as the group stage winds down: South Korea vs. Germany, Mexico vs. Sweden, Switzerland vs. Costa Rica, and Serbia vs. Brazil.


Highlight of the Day

It's #CWS Finals. YOU GO ALL OUT. #SCtop10 | @RazorbackBSB pic.twitter.com/TNV3bolg7P

— NCAA Baseball (@NCAACWS) June 27, 2018

Arkansas is just one win away from the national championship, and it’s because of hustle plays like this even when the ball is in foul territory.


Food of the Day

Chicago Dog at @Dodgers (Cred: @LADExecChef & @LevyRestaurants) 🌭🌭 pic.twitter.com/exi7t3Mv9e

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) June 25, 2018

The Los Angeles Dodgers may be on the west coast, but their tapping into the good eats from the Midwest with their own rendition of the iconic Chicago Dog.