It’s Thursday, January 31 and the winter vortex is here causing record-low temperatures. But hang tight, because the weekend is almost here. 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
Every year, the Big Ten is considered to be one of the nation’s best football conferences with powerhouses like Ohio State and Michigan. Wisconsin has consistently been one of the better teams in the nation, while Penn State has emerged as a threat after the NCAA sanctions.
Super Bowl Sunday is a mere three days away, and the anticipation could not be built any higher. A rematch, 17 years in the making, will go down on Sunday, February 3.
COED Girl of the Day
Today, we feature Elizabeth Grace, a student at Florida State University. Elizabeth is a member of the Kappa Delta sorority on campus.
Andy King, the producer of the Netflix documentary profiling the failed musical festival Fyre, became an internet sensation for all of the wrong reasons. Normally, a human wouldn’t want to become known for an embarrassing/almost sexual encounter, but King is embracing it in a big way.
Earl Sweatshirt caused some buzz with his fans on Wednesday, January 30. The rapper made save waves by dropping a new project which was an eight-minute short film titled “Nowhere, Nobody.”
Food of the Day
One of the best things at a sporting event is tasting the variety of foods in the concession stand. Often times, you can get rare items that aren’t regularly available. The unfortunate part is that they often come at a hefty price. That isn’t the case at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home of the Atlanta Falcons and Super Bowl 53, however.