Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 5/22

It’s Wednesday, May 22, and the week is in full swing. 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

Jaden McDaniels, one of the top prospects in the 2019 recruiting class, surprised fans with the announcement of his commitment in the middle of the night. In the wee hours of the morning on Wednesday, May 22, McDaniels announced that he will be staying in his home state of Washington to join Mike Hopkins’ Washington Huskies.

The Nebraska football program received some big news on the offensive side of the ball. Former Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets running back Dedrick Mills has formally joined the program after academic issues caused a delay in his move to the Cornhuskers.


COED Girl of the Day

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Girls just wanna have SUN ☀️🌊

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Today, we feature Serena Morizio, a student at the University of Florida. Serena is a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority on campus.


Entertainment News

The final season of Game of Thrones was met with some harsh criticism, but Kit Harrington doesn’t want to hear any of the noise. Following the series finale, the Jon Snow actor discussed the show and all of the critics who have been sharing their thoughts on the final six episodes.

Ciara is going to Harvard. Late Tuesday, May 21, the celebrity took to social media to announce the big news that she has been admitted to the Harvard Business School’s Executive Education program in Business of Entertainment, Media and Sports.


Highlight of the Day

KAWHI PUTS GIANNIS ON A POSTER 😤

(📍 @CENTURY21) pic.twitter.com/KwV7WKUnyV

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 22, 2019

The strong postseason for Kawhi Leonard continues.


Food of the Day

Cincinnati Hot Chicken at @Reds: Hot Chicken Tenders + Pickles On Texas Toast [SEC 112] ($10.50) pic.twitter.com/PNjNsBIF9v

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) May 21, 2019

Cincinnati Hot Chicken? They may be ripping off Nashville, but it still looks fantastic.