It’s Monday, December 10; it’s time to start a brand new week with some brand new goals. 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
For the second straight year, a member of the Oklahoma Sooners football program is atop the college football world. On Saturday, December 8, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray walked away from New York City with the Heisman Trophy. Murray follows in the footsteps of 2017 winner Baker Mayfield.
Kyler Murray’s Saturday night ended on a sour note. After the Oklahoma football star claimed the 2018 Heisman Trophy, controversial tweets from his past surfaced on social media. That led to the Sooners signal-caller being forced to issue an apology for his last comments.
COED Girl of the Day
Today, we feature Stine Cardone, a student at Penn State University. Stine, who is a Buffalo native, is set to graduate as part of the Nittany Lions’ Class of 2020.
UFC 231 took place on Saturday, December 8 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada headlined by a championship doubleheader. If you missed out on the pay-per-view event — which was capped off with an incredible performance by featherweight champion Max Holloway — we have the full results.
Christmas songs have been remade, remixed and turned all around to become a new generation of Christmas. But, sometimes you have to go back to the classics. Here are some classic Christmas songs that will never get old.
Viral Clip of the Day
Amari Cooper is proving to be worth the first-round pick the Dallas Cowboys sent the Oakland Raiders, becoming the first player in NFL history with three go-ahead receiving touchdowns in the fourth quarter/overtime of the same game.
Food of the Day
Would you rather be on a diet or enjoy this work of art?