August 29, 2008

Your guide to the weekend, SIOC style.

Michael Michaels' Deposition on Reggie Bush's College EligibilityThe Trojans' one-and-a-half Reggie Bush-aided national titles could be on the line as NCAA officials gather the final pieces of evidence in their investigation of his eligibility. If Michaels spills the beans it will have a devastating effect on Bush's trophy case.

Fourth Annual College Colors Day CelebrationCollege Colors Day encourages students around the country to show their school spirit through the color of their clothing. So break out that "1941 National Champion Minnesota Golden Gophers" T-shirt, nobody will laugh at you today. Well, maybe a few people.

Kansas State Football Ring of Honor Induction Ceremony, 7:30 p.m.The great Martin Gramatica is among this year's inductees. Rumor has it Gramatica hired a professional choreographer to help with his induction celebration.

"Capitol Steps" performs at the University of Mississippi, 8 p.m.Everybody's in the mood for political satire these days and for over 20 years Capitol Steps has been one of the most famous musical political satire groups in America. They're just like Flight of the Conchords, but instead of singing about killer robots, they sing about killer healthcare coverage.

NCAA Football: No. 20 Illinois at No. 6 Missouri, 8:30 p.m.It's opening weekend, which means all your NCAA football preview magazines are now officially worthless. Saturday's biggest inter-conference battle features two of last year's surprises. Both Juice Williams and Chase Daniel look to launch their Heisman campaigns with strong performances.

Women's Volleyball: Hawaiian Airlines Classic, No. 1 Penn State at No. 6 UCLA, 11 p.m.The good news for UCLA is that they get to start their season in Hawaii. The bad news is that the trip includes a match-up with defending champion Penn State.

"Busted: The Citizens Guide to Surviving Police Encounters," University of Michigan, 4 p.m.This film is a must-see for those goody-two-shoes freshmen who breezed through high school without any police run-ins. Lesson No. 1: "It's for my glaucoma" is not an acceptable excuse.

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