Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 4/11

It’s Thursday, April 11, which means it is Friday Eve. 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

Since 2011, Duke basketball has been a haven for the nation’s top one-and-done prospects. Stars like Kyrie Irving, Jabari Parker, Jayson Tatum, and Marvin Bagley III have all spent their freshman years at Duke. Now, Blue Devils forward RJ Barrett joins the list after he officially declared for the 2019 NBA Draft.

COED Girl of the Day

Today, we feature Sofia Barragan, a student at the University of Central Florida. Sofia, who is from Colombia, is a pre-med student at UCF.

Entertainment News

With a new Avicii album on its way, we were treated to the first posthumous single from the late-DJ on Wednesday, April 10 when the new single “SOS” dropped. The track features Aloe Blacc and serves as the first single from his posthumous album Tim — which will be released on June 6.

Kim Kardashian is known for her reality television empire and a home video with Ray J. But, before she found an unexpected rise to stardom, she wanted to follow in the footsteps of her father, Robert Kardashian Sr., a wildly successful attorney who gained recognition for serving as defense attorney for his good friend O.J. Simpson during the 1995 murder trial.

Chance the Rapper is finally going to give fans what they have been waiting for. On Wednesday, April 10, Chance took to social media to announce that he was finally in “album mode” and ready to finish his debut album.

Highlight of the Day

Here is the last shot of Dirk Nowitzki’s incredible NBA career.

Food of the Day

If you’re having trouble deciding between a hamburger or a hot dog, this is exactly what you need.

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