Friday is finally here. It’s November 9, and we are ready for the weekend. 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
With the 2018 college football season winding down, The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award® Presented by A. O. Smith has narrowed its watch list to just 10 finalists for the final stretch of the season. The award is presented annually to the nation’s top quarterback who is a college senior or fourth-year junior.
Earlier this week, reports surfaced that former LSU football coach Les Miles was a “frontrunner” to become the next head coach of the Kansas Jayhawks. Kansas previously announced they would not retain coach David Beaty following the season. Beaty has compiled a 6-39 record during his time in Lawrence.
COED Girl of the Day
Today, we feature Allie Jekanoski, a student at the University of New Hampshire. Allie is a member of the Alpha Phi sorority on campus.
Entertainment & Lifestyle
It was one of those moments a young kid will never forget. Emily Ratajkowski was doing work for her IG when some kid and his dad must’ve turned around and there’s Ratajkowski doing work right behind their courtside seats. L.A. being L.A. and now the kid has gone viral for being blown away by the Blurred Lines girl.
The site Improper Boston recently caught up with Gronk’s girlfriend Camille Kostek, who is about to have a massive role in the 2019 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, to talk about life with the Gronkster and where they see things going now that Rob’s about done with football and all the Yo Soy Fiestas.
Viral Clip of the Day
— Chris Wilkins (@chris_wilks2) November 5, 2018
Alas, his father could hold it in no more and decided to give his son that push to do his job well; a literal, physical push.
Food of the Day
NEW MAPLE BACON CUPCAKES at @smallcakesmn: PANCAKE, Vanilla Cake, Maple Cinnamon Buttercream, Maple Syrup + FRESH BACON pic.twitter.com/YfI0WUFZvg
— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) November 8, 2018
They say that bacon goes on everything, so why not put some fresh bacon on a vanilla pancake cupcake topped with maple cinnamon buttercream and maple syrup.