Wake up, it’s Wednesday, Aug. 29 and the weekend is that much closer. 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
Urban Meyer will start the 2018 college football season serving a three-game suspension for failing to take appropriate action reporting domestic violence allegations against former wide receivers coach Zach Smith. But what does his future hold at Ohio State?
Zaire Jones, a member of the Vanderbilt football team, has been suspended for “disciplinary reasons.” The decision comes after it was reported that the sophomore was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon stemming from an arrest in Nashville on Aug. 23.
Busted Coverage Girl of the Day
Have you ever heard of High Point University? Me neither. But here’s Cory, and now we need to start paying attention.
EA Sports has decided to cancel the remaining three Madden Class qualifying events following a mass shooting over the weekend at a Madden Tournament in Jacksonville, Florida. The decision was made in order to review safety protocols.
Season two of the smash hit Netflix drama Ozark is set to premiere Friday, August 31, 2018 and fans are extremely excited. This new season of the crime drama comes thirteen months after the series premiere which hit Netflix catalogs in July of 2017. Jason Bateman plays Marty Byrde, a financial advisor who finds himself in trouble after a laundering scheme with the cartel goes wrong. Fans of the show have been clamoring for Byrde family drama since the end of the first season, and on August 31, 2018 they will get their wish.
Viral Clip of the Day
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) August 29, 2018
This is a grown man move.
Food of the Day
— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) August 28, 2018
Try not to drool.