Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 4/15

It’s Monday, April 15, so let’s start a new week. 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 LSU basketball program has announced the fate of head coach Will Wade, who was suspended near the end of the season relating to potential recruiting improprieties. In a statement issued late Sunday, April 14, LSU confirmed that Wade has been reinstated to his position.

Sydney Monfries, a 22-year-old student at Fordham University in the Bronx, passed away on Sunday, April 14 after a fall from the iconic clock tower on the school’s campus, according to the New York Daily News.


COED Girl of the Day

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sun deprivation is real necklace: @raw_rebellious

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Today, we feature Talia Cappuccio, a student at Florida State University. Today, we feature Talia Cappuccio, a student at Florida State University.


Entertainment News

The final season of Game of Thrones is underway following the season 8 premiere on Sunday, April 14. The episode featured the shortest runtime of the eighth season and left fans itching for more action from Westeros. Luckily, we didn’t have to wait long for the trailer for episode 2.

https://coed.com/2019/04/14/game-of-thrones-season-8-episode-2-video-trailer-preview/Abimbola “Abel” Osundairo, one of the two Nigerian brothers who is alleged to have participated in helping Empire star Jussie Smollett stage his own hate crime, has been keeping a relatively low profile since the reported payment he received for his involvement. However, Osundairo found himself back in the headlines this weekend for another beatdown.


Highlight of the Day

Triumph. Euphoria. Family.

Tiger Woods' 5th Masters title was something special.

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— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 14, 2019

Tiger is back.


Food of the Day

NEW Pesto Pizza at @Royals: Grilled Chicken, Basil Pesto, Housemade White Sauce, Arugula + Mozzarella & Provolone 🧀 Blend (Cred: @TheKFoods) 🍕🍕 pic.twitter.com/jVaZkeb3DK

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) April 13, 2019

The Kansas City Royals are bringing arguably the best white pizza in MLB to their stadium.