Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 11/8

It’s Thursday, November 8 and the weekend is 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

The Marshall football program is dealing with a tragic loss following the death of former star running back Devon Johnson. Johnson, who was just 25 years old, passed away on Tuesday, November 6. The university confirmed Johnson’s death with a post on social media.

The 2018 midterm election results have been pouring in throughout the night and into the early morning after polls closed on Tuesday, November 6. But while some close races are still being counted, we do know that two former college football stars will be making their way from the gridiron to Congress; one a former first-round pick.

COED Girl of the Day

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Friday mood 🤪

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Today, we feature Swathi Saseedhar, a student at Arizona State University. Swathi, who is originally from the Bay Area, is a member of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority on campus in Tempe.

Entertainment & Lifestyle

The PGA Champions Tour tried to get in on the pop culture phenomenon that is Fortnite, so they decided to get some of the senior tour professionals to attempt to recreate some of the most popular dances in the popular video game.

NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal has a new show on Facebook Watch titled “Big Chicken Shaq.” In the episode that was released this week, the 7-foot-2 big man made a trip to the UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas where he came face-to-face with UFC Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin. Shaq agreed to grappled Griffin inside of the Octagon, which proved to be a big mistake.

Viral Clip of the Day

Headband LeBron's throwdown from all angles 😤

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) November 8, 2018

Headband LeBron was back and showing off his super powers.

Food of the Day

#LomoSaltado Burritos at @thevoxkitchen: Creamy Aji Green Sauce + Short Rib Juice

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) April 15, 2017

The Vox Kitchen knows how to take some mouth-watering photos. Just look at this Lomo Saltado Burrito with creamy aji green sauce and short rib juice.