The weekend is finally here; it’s Friday, Oct. 12. 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
As we near the halfway points for both the NFL and College seasons, it is time to start looking towards next years draft, and what better way to do that than with a fresh list of the top 10 projected players, straight from the keyboard of none other than ESPN Analyst Mel Kiper himself.
With basketball being one of the most watched and attended college sports in the United States, many arenas are often packed out with the numbers of spectators showing up. But not all schools are left unprepared for the huge swarm of fans. Here are 9 of the largest basketball arenas in the US, according to seating capacity.
COED Girl of the Day
Meet Jordan Bush, a student at Florida Atlantic University. If you didn’t know, Jordan is the younger sister of Instagram star and gossip-magnet Rachel Bush, who initially put FAU on the map with her killer Instagram game. Jordan is now continuing the family tradition in Boca Raton.
Usher dropped a surprising announcement on Thursday, Oct. 11 when he sent out a series of videos on social media to promote his new project, “A.” The eight-track album, which is “courtesy of” Zaytoven according to the promos, is set to drop at midnight ET on Friday, Oct. 12. Usher and Zaytoven have worked together in the past when they hit the Billboard chart with the 2009 single “Papers.” Zaytoven is credited on each of the album’s eight tracks.
Bad Bunny and Drake have teamed up for a new song “MIA” — which features Drake singing in Spanish. The song dropped on Thursday, Oct. 11 and came out along with official video, directed by Fernando Lugo. The two artists have been teasing a collaboration dating back to January.
Viral Clip of the Day
There are some moments in soccer that defy all physics and logic. This golazo from Colombian soccer star James Rodriguez is one of those shots that you have to watch over and over again but will still be in awe.
Food of the Day
Sure, it may not be your traditional taco, but hey, can an open mind. The Houston Texans are introducing their “Battle Red Tacos” which are Flamin’ Hot Cheetos-crusted chicken tenders, Sriracha mayo, and mango pico de gallo.