Wake up, it’s Wednesday, Oct. 3 and the new week is in full swing as we enter Hump Day. 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
This year, the University of Mississipi loses out on two crucial team players that could have given them a good chance of taking Division I. On Monday, Ole Miss held its first official basketball practice in preparations for its first game on Nov 10 against Western Michigan. But Ole Miss’s best defender, 6-foot-6, 220-pound Luis Rodriguez is missing from practice, and so is Franco Miller, the 6-foot-2, 180-pound defense player.
Marc Tarabocchia, a 20-year-old junior college football player at Stonehill College in Massachusetts, passed away suddenly on the morning of Tuesday, September 2.
COED Girl of the Day
Today, we head back to the Pac-12 for Ella Wexler, a student at Arizona State University.
After years of conning us into buying new headphones and chargers, slow-rolling out old technology but pawning it off as new, screens that seem to crack on purpose, and mysterious malfunctions when new iPhones come out, Apple has finally solved their biggest issue: they’ve added a bald emoji!
For 21 years, 22 seasons, and 288 episodes (and counting), South Park has remained one of the most consistently hilarious & intelligent shows on television — cartoon, live-action, or otherwise.
Viral Clip of the Day
Corine Remande, 49, travelled to France from Egypt with her husband Raphael to watch the Ryder’s Cup between Europe and the United States, held at Le Golf National club in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines outside Paris. When it was American Brooks Koepka turn, he hit the ball and as it flew, it veered off in another direction and landed on a crowd of spectators. The cost of it was eye-opening.
Food of the Day
It may not be Taco Tuesday anymore, but these chicken and purple slaw tacos from Aramark Sports sure seem like they would hit the spot.