Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 4/30

It’s Tuesday, April 30, so let’s end the month with a bang. 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 2019 NFL Draft is in the books, but it’s never to early to look ahead. ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. did just that over the weekend following the conclusion of this year’s draft in Nashville by looking ahead to 2020 with his way-too-early Big Board.

The Baylor women’s basketball team made their visit to the White House to celebrate their national championship on Monday, April 29. It was the first time since Donald Trump took office that a women’s national championship team was invited to the nation’s capital, but Trump did stick to one tradition.


COED Girl of the Day

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💛💫 @boutinela

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Today, we feature Nicole Grafer, a student at the University of Florida. Nicole is a member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority on campus and has amassed more than 41,500 followers on Instagram.


Entertainment News

 

Game of Thrones fans got to take in the highly-anticipated “Battle of Winterfell” on Sunday, April 28. One of the diehard GOT fans tuning in to the third episode of the HBO series’ final season was former NFL star Arian Foster. And thanks to his trusty home surveillance system, we got to see how Foster reacted during an epic moment in the episode’s battle.

The future of Woodstock 50 appears to be in serious jeopardy. On Monday, April 29, there were conflicting reports about whether the three-day music festival would go on as planned. It all started when the company behind the festival, Dentsu Aegis Network, issued a statement to Billboard saying that the event was canceled.


Highlight of the Day

You're a wizard, Gary 🧙‍♂️

(via @nuggets) pic.twitter.com/TmKcxJNRGA

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 30, 2019

Now this is some serious body control.


Food of the Day

i’m winning brunch right now. pic.twitter.com/6dqfQPlJWJ

— Amy Langdon (@alangdon17) April 19, 2019

Ice cream, bacon, and waffles? Consider me intrigued.