KETR

Points of Interest

Episodes published as they're produced

A university campus is a hub of diversity, opinions and growing young minds. So much happens so quickly in such a concentrated place, so... there must be stories. Join student and host Emma Anderson as she searches East Texas and her college town for students, stories and experiences that you may have never stopped to think about. Points of Interest covers any and every topic on an episodic basis from young engagements and East Texan adventures to the possibility of other life in the universe. From a campus, to East Texas, to you ears- be prepared for new perspectives, ideas and experiences.   Everyone has a story, are you ready to hear them out?

Ways to Connect

Photo by "My Life Through A Lens" on Unsplash

College students right now are the political leaders and creators of tomorrow. Most college students don't know how to pay taxes, yet, they are expected to be able to comprehend what is going on in the world right now, and make decisions based on this knowledge. 

Points of Interest, Episode 03: Slingin' Slang

Feb 17, 2018
A word cloud made of slang words featured in the podcast.
Emma Anderson

Slang is an defining part of many generations, the terms and meanings change over the years but the purpose remains the same. In this comedic episode of Points of Interest host Emma Anderson and guest Zach review  words and phrases often used by their generation today, and they attempt to put definitions to each. Zach also reviews a few terms he has learned that are different from this area of East Texas to show how slang can differ across the United States! 

Image depicting a city blurred out
Photo by Thong Vo on Unsplash

If you haven’t listened to Part 1 of 'You, Here', go back and catch up then listen to this episode.

Part 2 of 'You, Here' focuses solely on guest Scott. He is the first non-student featured in this podcast who has traveled and lived all over before ending here in East Texas. He compares what it was like growing up in New Jersey to settling here now. This episode carries over several themes and topics from the previous part of this series and develops them more.

Points of Interest, Episode 02: You, Here

Feb 2, 2018
Image depicting you are here
Flickr User Joe Loong / CC BY-SA 2.0

In this episode series of Points of Interest we explore the question, “What is it like to be you… here?” through three totally different stories from people currently living in East Texas, who aren’t from here.

Some things are best left broken, as cruel as that sounds- some problems should be left open and unsolved. This episode explores stories about broken people, things and relationships that simply don't need to be repaired- and why they should be left behind.