Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 1/24

It’s Wednesday, January 23, and the work week is about to be over before it began. 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 those that were implying a mascot change for the Texas Longhorns (and believe you me, there weren’t many) that will not be happening any time soon. As Far as University of Texas President Gregory L. Feves knows, Bevo the Longhorn “remains a symbol of the university” even after his rambunctious and seemingly accidental actions of lunging out of his corral amongst a startled bunch of onlookers and photographers in last month’s Sugar Bowl with Texas battling Georgia.

There’s a lot of exciting and intense basketball action that is set to tip off this weekend. A plethora of ranked talent will be looking forward to the weekly challenges that lie ahead, and this week offers some particularly special competition.


COED Girl of the Day

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Today, we feature Zelda Adams, a student at the University of Massachusetts.


Entertainment News

Netflix is kicking the month of January 2019 off right the only way they know how… by giving members a huge list of new titles coming to the platform! For fans of the Netflix originals, there is great news with a number of new films and Netflix original films coming to the streaming service.

It looks like Anthony Scaramucci has had enough of reality television. The Mooch was a cast member on season 2 of CBS’s Celebrity Big Brother which premiered on Monday, January 21. However, when the show’s live feeds were turned on following Day 2 of the season premiere, Scaramucci was nowhere to be found.


Viral Clip of the Day

.@RafaelNadal is in a Grand Slam final for the 25th (!!) time in his career thanks to some circus shots like this: pic.twitter.com/jEap5ZlkZy

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 24, 2019

All hail Rafa.


Food of the Day

NEW for #RoyalRumble2019: Royal Rumble Burger at @Dbacks — 18 oz. Pork Bratwurst Patty, BBQ Aioli, Cheddar 🧀, Slaw, Fried Onions, Applewood Smoked BACON + Fried Mac N Cheese Wedges (Cred: @Sarahsachsphoto/ @Dbacks) [Taste of Chase, $13] pic.twitter.com/zsBC4clJak

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) January 23, 2019

There is no caption that would do this burger justice.