The Connection News: Episode 5

Here is the fifth installment of the award winning student broadcast from Tulsa Community College, The Connection News. Advertisements

Keeping up with the times, new ramen

Photos provided by Jinya Ramen Bar On a cold day in Tulsa, the popular choice of food is slowly changing from a hearty potion of biscuits and gravy to a hot bowl of ramen noodles. It might be hard to imagine paying more than 45 cents for a bowl of ramen noodles, but the way…

Family members hope to enlighten students on effects of drunk driving

Carol Hicks and Doc Livingston are two people that believe that the youth of Oklahoma need to see and hear the many consequences that transpire when someone chooses to drive under the influence. On Nov. 30, Hicks and Livingston chose to come to Tulsa Community College’s Northeast Campus and give a small talk on the…

The Pop House takes home grand prize during first annual Demo Day at TCC

Tulsa’s very own Shark Tank style competition, Demo Day was held as the Tulsa Community College Center for Creativity. The competition, sponsored by TCC and the Lobeck Taylor Foundation (LTFF), gave five unique businesses the chance to pitch his or her company to a panel of distinguished judges. The panel was loaded with professionals that…

Northeast Campus’ mock election tests the democratic waters of TCC

As November carries forward and Americans everywhere cast ballots that decide their future, Tulsa Community College’s (TCC) Northeast Campus Student Life hosted its very own mock election. The mock election was from Oct. 24-25. Students, staff and, faculty were invited to vote to see what would happen if TCC were choosing the next president of the…

Fire safety training prepares firefighters for challenging circumstances

Located east of TCC’s Northeast Campus, the college’s resident fire station No. 101 serves as Tulsa’s northeast fire station and training facility. Funded by the 2005 General Obligation Bond Issue, this newer training facility opened in July 2015 and replaced the older training center at 1760 Newblock Park. Tulsa Fire Department also has a Special…

My trip to H2 Oasis Float Center goes swimmingly

While filming and taking pictures for a story that Sonora was doing, I ended up at H2 Oasis at 6 a.m. When I woke up that morning, I was thinking about calling her and saying I wasn’t going to be able to make it. See, working late at Polo the night before only allowed me…

Props to TCC’s Aviation campus, flying high one year later

In January of 2015 Tulsa Community College (TCC) opened its newest campus. Since the school opened the 55,000-square foot aviation facility, students have rushed to take advantage of the state of the art equipment. In 1992 the program was started as the Tulsa Aviation Education Alliance. The classes were taught at the Northeast Campus and…