Wake up, it’s Wednesday, July 25! Hump day is finally here. 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
Justin Watkins, a top 100 signee for the Florida football program, has found himself in trouble with the law. According to a report, the four-star athlete was booked into Alachua County Jail and is facing four charges. He reportedly remains in custody. Included in the four charges are two third-degree felonies; false imprisonment/kidnapping and domestic battery by strangulation.
Darius Minor, a freshman member of the University of Maine football team, is dead at age 18. The university confirmed Minor’s passing on Tuesday, July 24, after he collapsed and died during a preseason football workout in Alfond Stadium on campus. The defensive back was participating in the program’s Freshman Workout.
Busted Coverage Girl of the Day
Meet Alexa Mart, who carries on the tradition of great students from FAU who dabble in some modeling.
The entertainment world was shocked on Tuesday, when pop star Demi Lovato was rushed to the hospital from an apparent hospital. Lovato was unconscious when medical personnel arrived to her home, but they were able to administer Narcan to treat the singer. Here is the latest information we know on the singer’s condition.
Meet Douglas ‘FaZe Censor’ Martin, a 23-year-old YouTube star and professional gamer who was dating Mexican weather girl Yanet Garcia. Yes, that Yanet Garcia. Well, despite one of the most beautiful women in the world agreeing to date him, Martin decided to ditch their relationship so he could focus on a career of Call of Duty. Kids these days…
Highlight of the Day
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 24, 2018
Take a look at Andrew McFly, who is not human. This 5-foot-4 dunker continues to defy physics.
Food of the Day
— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) July 24, 2018
There is a whole lot going on here, but it’s difficult not to be tempted by the deliciousness of this brownie covered in some of our favorite things: ice cream, bacon and fudge.