Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 12/28

It’s Friday, December 28, so who is ready to gear up for New Year’s 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

Clemson football star Dexter Lawrence has been in the headlines ahead of the No. 2 Clemson Tigers’ meeting with the No. 3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the College Football Playoff on Saturday, December 29. Lawrence is expected to miss out on the game due to a suspension stemming from a failed drug test.

The 2018 Capital One Orange Bowl is just a few days around the corner, with the Alabama Crimson Tide and Oklahoma Sooners facing off in the national semifinal as part of the College Football Playoff. The two programs will be going head-to-head for an opportunity to play in the national championship and to claim the rights to the unique Orange Bowl trophy. But this year, there is some controversy leading up to the game.

COED Girl of the Day

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Today, we remain in the Southern Conference for Amanda Fouss, a student at the University of South Carolina. Amanda is a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority on campus.

Entertainment News

During the holiday season, Thugger jumped on social media to preview some new music that could be a part of the coming “Barter 7” project. While streaming, Young Thug was joined by Juice WRLD and even “Dying To Live” rapper Kodak Black.

21 Savage was one of the targets of a recent diss track from Bone Thugs-and-Harmony rapper Layzie Bone this week. Layzie Bone dropped the track “Let Me Go Migo” which was aimed at Atlanta rap trio Migos, but 21 Savage found himself caught in the crossfire. There was some speculation about whether 21 Savage would respond, but we now know our answer.

Viral Clip of the Day

A 6-year-old boy was caught on camera by his mom cheating on homework with the help of an Amazon Echo in one of the best videos you’ll see this holiday season.

Food of the Day

Is anyone in the mood for a grilled cheese donut?