It’s Tuesday, January 22, and it’s time to head back to work and/or class after the holiday 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
12 ranked teams losing in a matter of a week usually means that significant changes have occurred in the weekly iteration of the AP Top 25, so see below where your favorite team landed this week.
These days any and everything can cause controversy, and the Florida State football program found that out on Monday, January 21 after receiving backlash for what was deemed an insensitive tweet on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
COED Girl of the Day
Today, we feature Alana Walker, a student-athlete at Northwestern University. Alana is a member of the Wildcats women’s volleyball team who majors in communications. Alana is the daughter of former NBA All-Star Antoine Walker, who won an NCAA championship at Kentucky and NBA Championship with the Miami Heat.
We finally have a taste of what the new Kanye West music will be sounding like. Over the weekend, Kanye held the second installment of his Sunday Service sessions and this time he dropped some new music in the process with “We’ll Find A Way.”
UFC on ESPN+1 took place on Saturday, December 19 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, marking the mixed martial arts promotion’s debut with new broadcasting partner ESPN. The event was headlined by a superfight between UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo and bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw.
Viral Clip of the Day
It’s not often that you see Stephen Curry come up short, but on Monday night he failed miserably not only at a dunk but airballed a three-pointer just seconds later.
Food of the Day
The Chiefs came up short in the AFC Championship, but we can’t stop featuring the food at Arrowhead Stadium like this bone-in short rib with barbecue sauce and onion rings.