It’s Monday, January 7, meaning it is time for a new week but also the game that the college football season has been building up for. 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 College Football Playoff National Championship Game takes place today at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. For the first time in the CFB Playoff National Championship Game history, the two teams facing off — No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Clemson — will be undefeated.
COED Girl of the Day
Today, we feature Millery Null, a former cheerleader at the University of Alabama. Millery has had a decorated career as a cheerleader, claiming the 2015 UCA National Championship.
The 76th annual Golden Globe Awards took place Sunday, January 7 with the Hollywood Foreign Press opening up 2019 awards season to honor some of the best in film and television. There were some big winners on the night — like Sandra Oh who became the first woman of Asian descent to host a major entertainment awards show and also brought home an award for her role in Killing Eve — along with Netflix which brought home five Globes.
Viral Clip of the Day
Video of the Bears mascot, Staley Da Bear, shows the man reacting to Cody Parkey’s miss by simply collapsing to the turf with his hands on his head. It was a reaction and image that every Bears fan can relate to after the way they were literally bounced from the playoffs.
Food of the Day
If you are ever at Levi’s Stadium, home of the 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship Game, take the opportunity to swing by Michael Mina’s Tailgate for some of the best stadium food you will ever experience.