It’s Monday, April 1, so beware of the April Fool’s Day jokes as we prepare to kickoff a new month. 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 2019 NCAA Tournament is winding down, with just four teams remaining as March Madness heads to U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota for the Final Four.
Charles Barkley is an Auburn Tigers star and a former standout on the court for the university. But what happened over the weekend was something that Sir Charles couldn’t even deliver.
COED Girl of the Day
Today, we feature Hayley Mustin, a student at the University of Texas at Austin. Hayley is a member of the Alpha Phi sorority on campus.
Tributes have begun pouring in for late 33-year-old rapper Nipsey Hussle, who was shockingly shot and killed outside of his Los Angeles clothing store Marathon Clothing on the afternoon of Sunday, March 31.
American Idol announces its Top 20 contestants on Sunday, March 31 with a special three-hour episode. Entering the episode, the Top 40 contestants performed in front of the judges — Katy Perry, Luke Perry, and Lionel Richie — in Hawaii as they attempt to earn their spots on live television.
Highlight of the Day
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) April 1, 2019
Wayne Rooney may be past his prime, but the former Manchester United soccer star showed us all that he still has it.
Food of the Day
— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) March 28, 2019
What is better than chicken wings? How about some chicken wings wrapped in crispy bacon?