Author: Chase Goza

Review: Larger-Than-Life and Life-Size LEGOS on display at Tulsa Botanic Garden 

Held at the Tulsa Botanic Garden this spring is Nature Pop, a series of statues made of LEGOS on display to visitors of the scenic garden. Onlookers of statues at the garden were regaled with folk songs sung by music duo “Two Crows for Comfort.” (Accompanying this article is a video with the sights and […]

Hollywood actor and OU graduate shares tips on acting

On April 10 at the Thomas K. McKeon Center for Creativity, renowned on-screen actor Cody Mayo (who starred in Marvel’s “Runaways,” and ABC’s (formerly on FOX) “911”) presented us with a how-to crash course on acting. Audience members were used as volunteers in an exciting opportunity to express themselves and learn how to project themselves […]

Review: New dining business opens with food and musical grooves

The Drip, which features ice cream, coffee, pizza, and live music, seems to have a way of bringing the people of small-town Cleveland together. The Drip is a recently opened eatery in the local area of Cleveland, Okla. Located at 220 S. Broadway St., the new establishment provides the community with a chance to get […]

Review: ‘Inevitable Beethoven’ celebrates a composer’s legacy 

On March 2, the Tulsa Signature Symphony once again put on a riveting and moving display of musicality. The show featured a chorus of 90 musicians and singers and acting done by Kurt Harris, who starred as Ludwig van Beethoven during the performance.   The packed audience at the Tulsa Community College’s VanTrease Performing Arts Center […]

Meeting a need for students at Student Life: Fuel Pantry

Are you feeling hungry? Tulsa Community College, in partnership with the Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma, is dedicated to supporting student success by addressing a major issue: food insecurity. Any currently enrolled student is eligible to utilize the Fuel Pantry, which is conveniently located at Student Life on every campus. Leon Yang, a TCC student […]

News Analysis: People’s Mental Health: A Talk

Chase Goza, editor at the TCC Connection, sat down with Madison Green, a counselor at Grand Lake Medical Health Center in Cleveland, Okla., for a discussion on mental health. Green’s specialty is counseling children, so an enlightening conversation on the state of mental health in modern times took place. Leading topics in health care, including […]

Storytelling is celebrated at OK SO Storyslam 

Annina Collier, dean of the McKeon Center for Creativity, during a storytelling workshop, noted that creating a story is a collaborative experience. With platforms such as The Moth, interest in storytelling has grown in popularity. Accordingly, the need for workshops is being addressed at TCC recently. The theme for this month’s OK SO Tulsa Storyslam held […]

Pawnee Bill Ranch: Touring Oklahoma’s Deep Past 

In the rural, unassuming town of Pawnee, Okla., a piece of history is presented to visitors. Pawnee Bill Ranch symbolizes the pioneering spirit of the late 1800s and early 1900s. The ranch is a preserved and revered part of Oklahoma’s past.  Gordon Lillie, who later took on the moniker Pawnee Bill while living and working with […]

Review: ‘Godzilla Minus One’ reveals a tragic past through fact and fiction

“Godzilla Minus One” unexpectedly presents itself as a piece of Japan’s history retold. The story follows a man named Kōichi Shikishima (played by Ryunosuke Kamiki), an ex-kamikaze pilot, as he navigates life in post-World War II Japan. After having survived an attack by Godzilla on Odo Island, which took the lives of many of his […]

‘Meet the Press Day’ Informs and Celebrates Journalism Profession

During “Meet the Press Day” at the McKeon Center for Creativity on Dec. 9, a diverse community of journalists gathered to share knowledge and insight about the journalism field. The program was sponsored by the National Association of Black Journalists – Tulsa chapter in collaboration with TCC Connection. The first segment of the day featured […]

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