It’s Friday, March 29, so it is finally time for the 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
Houston football star Ed Oliver was once viewed as a potential No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft. However, his stock has fallen in recent months and, while he is still a top 20 lock, he has moved out of the No. 1 discussion. Well, on Thursday, March 28, Oliver was back to remind us all how talented he really is.
It’s been an interesting couple of weeks for the Big Baller Brand. Last week, it was announced that Los Angeles Lakers star Lonzo Ball had parted ways with Big Baller Brand co-founder Alan Foster, a close friend, and confidant of his father LaVar. Foster was unable to account for $1.5 million, and Lonzo believes Foster, who had a criminal history, was using the access to his finances for his own benefit.
COED Girl of the Day
Today, we feature Sophie Cornwell, a student at the University of Arizona. Sophie is a member of the Alpha Phi sorority on campus.
Marvel fans are anxiously awaiting the premiere of Avengers: Endgame. Unfortunately, some big moments from the upcoming Marvel film may have just been given away thanks to the Spanish voice actor who portrays Rocket Raccoon.
Lil Nas X had a breakthrough hit with the viral song “Old Town Road.” The song, which blended elements of hip hop, R&B, and country music, simultaneously debuted on Billboard’s Hot 100, Hot Country Songs and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts.
Highlight of the Day
SHEESH 😤 pic.twitter.com/mrEVidnIC6
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 29, 2019
They don’t call him the Greek Freak for nothing.
Food of the Day
New at @Mariners games: KuKu Fries – French fries topped with togarashie Japanese seasoning, red flying fish eggs, chili sauce, horseradish crema & chives. Named for new pitching phenom Yusei Kikuchi (📷 by @centerplate) pic.twitter.com/x2OrnlBPp4
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) March 20, 2019
The Seattle Mariners are bringing us KuKu Fries, and it’s something we want to try. The dish is french fries topped with togarashie Japanese seasoning, red tobiko (flying fish roe), chili sauce, horseradish crema and chives