The Sound Bearier

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The Sound Bearier seeks to acquaint listeners with Northeast State Bears, news, and events. Our hosts Tom Wilson, April Allen, and Matt Poole interview our staff, faculty, students, and alumni to bring you the latest in all things Northeast State! *All opinions expressed by the hosts and guests of "The Sound Bearier" are solely their opinions and do not necessarily reflect the official position or opinions of Northeast State Community College. Any content provided by our hosts or guests are solely for educational purposes.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. The Year End Episode

    Ducks and Pomeranians the size of elephants? Elon Musk and Joan of Arc breaking bread in the Courtyard? In a light-hearted episode depending on your point of view, The Sound Bearier’s Tom Wilson and Matt Poole riff on giant animals (not tarantulas), overrated super heroes, and the random questions we put to ...

    01/03/2022

  2. There and Back Again - Jesse Carter & Joni Hughes

    The Sound Bearier is honored to welcome United States Air Force veteran Jesse Carter and United States Army veteran Joni Hughes to our Veterans Day week podcast.  These two Northeast State alumni who stepped forward to serve their country talk about creativity, coming full circle in career paths, and navigating the ...

    11/11/2021

  3. Haunts & Halloween with The Sound Bearier

    A two-headed hitchhiker in Carter County. A vengeful Pig Man lurking near an abandoned ordnance site. Unexplained lights and a creepy farmhouse. Tis’ the spooky season. The Sound Bearier offers up a few scary stories and legend for our Halloween episode. Enjoy the tales and stay out of the woods! www.northeaststate.edu ...

    10/29/2021

  4. Bear Biography with Dawn Carter

    Northeast State alumna and higher ed pro Dawn Carter keeps students on track to graduate as director of Student Success at Kingsport.  Get to know our friend Dawn as she and April talk about finding a path to passion, the three people she would most like to have dinner with, and ...

    10/11/2021

  5. Language & Life with Norma Sanchez-Webb

    Hola, friends! We are delighted to welcome Northeast State Spanish instructor Norma Sanchez-Webb to this episode of La Barrera del Sonido.  Norma talks about learning English in school as a non-English speaking child, the nuances of ALL languages, and how Spanish-speaking students navigate college life.  TSB celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month. Why not take ...

    09/28/2021