Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 5/2

It’s Thursday, May 2, and the week is flying by. 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 News

Dwayne Haskins was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft to be the quarterback of the future. Once landing with his professional team, the former Ohio State Buckeyes star reached out to a Washington legend to inquire about something very close to him.

The UCLA basketball program hired Cincinnati’s Mick Cronin to be its new head coach. But before the Bruins settled on bringing Cronin to the West Coast, they reportedly looked at a number of high-profile head coaches across the country with the hope of luring them to one of college basketball’s blueblood programs.


COED Girl of the Day

Today, we feature Hailey Jessen, a student at West Chester University. Hailey is a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority on campus.


Entertainment News

 

The 2019 Kentucky Derby has undergone a serious shakeup. On Wednesday, May 1, trainer Richard Mandella announced that his horse Omaha Beach, the favorite entering Saturday’s race, has been scratched from the field, according to ESPN.com.

Halsey stole the show during the first hour of the 2010 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas with an incredible performance. Earlier in the night, Halsey generated some buzz by gifting friendship bracelets to her “Boy With Luv” collaborators BTS.


Highlight of the Day

Joker got him 🃏😯

(via @nuggets) pic.twitter.com/v8U03Aa89L

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 2, 2019

Few things are better than a perfectly executed nutmeg.


Food of the Day

Big Filthy at @SJGiants: 2x Patty, 2x 🧀 + BBQ Pulled Pork https://t.co/2k98U4qEId 🍔🍔 pic.twitter.com/TQUV39FicU

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) May 1, 2019

What is better than a double cheeseburger? A double cheeseburger topped with some incredible pulled pork.