Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 5/29

It’s Wednesday, May 29, and we are almost to 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 News

The Georgia football program will lose some depth under center ahead of the upcoming season. According to reports, quarterback D’Wan Mathis will be sidelined after undergoing a brain operation. The surgery took place last Thursday.

Five-star basketball recruit RJ Hampton has made his college decision. While the top prospect was a target of a number of the top programs in the country, he ultimately decided that he would head overseas to begin his professional career.


COED Girl of the Day

Today, we feature Madeline Coles, a student at the University of Kentucky. Madeline is a member of the Class of 2020. While attending school, Madeline is also a singer and actress who regularly uploads new videos to her YouTube page. She is also a brand ambassador for Peaked AF.


Entertainment News

It appears that fans of Game of Thrones weren’t the only ones to take the ending of the series to heart, as the Kit Harington — the male lead of the show — reportedly checked into a Connecticut rehab center just weeks before the series finale aired.

Latin pop star Gabriel Diniz was planning to attend his girlfriend’s birthday party when tragedy struck. On Monday, May 27, the 28-year-old lost his life after being involved in a plane crash on his way to his girlfriend’s party. The others to die in the crash were pilots Linaldo Xavier and Abraão Farias, according to PEOPLE.


Highlight of the Day

This may just be the worst first pitch we will ever see.


Food of the Day

NEW Deep-Fried @Twizzlers™ at @calgarystampede pic.twitter.com/M0vfLMI6Ed

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) May 28, 2019

Now we have seen it all.