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You Are Here

Discover Stories from Boston and Beyond - From Student Journalists at Emerson College

Sunday mornings from 7-8 AM

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You Are Here is WERS’ weekly award-winning public affairs program.

Through innovative journalism and creative storytelling, You Are Here covers stories of global importance, but with relevance to you. We report on a wide range of topics including, but not limited to, politics, technology, health, sports, and the arts.

You Are Here’s mission is to provide its listeners with fresh angles and perspectives on relevant and important topics in the news using fair and truthful journalism. Our team takes ethics very seriously, as we recognize our responsibility as journalists to provide our listeners with accurate information.

We use professional radio programs and equipment in order to produce the best quality stories for the public to enjoy. We value our listeners and would greatly appreciate any feedback or story requests.

Please feel free to email newscoordinator@wers.org with questions, comments, or concerns. We would love to hear from you!

Click here to listen to our past episodes.

Discover WERS :: 08.03.17

Weekly News: The Transgender Military Ban

This episode of You Are Here looks into Trump’s controversial declaration that transgender individuals can no longer serve in the military.
Discover WERS :: 02.07.16

Weekly News: Is Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Beyond the Email Scandal?

This episode of You Are Here discusses the effect of Hillary Clinton’s email scandal on her campaign, Amherst College’s questionable mascot, and drunk Shakespeare performances.... Read More
Discover WERS :: 02.22.17

“Weekly News: Why Patriots Players Are Refusing to Visit the White House”

This episode of You Are Here focuses on protests. It discusses why Patriots players are boycotting the White House victory celebration, why Harvard Medical students... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.01.17

Weekly News: Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors Overcome Their Injuries

This episode of You Are Here features an exclusive interview Katerina Dejkoska, producer and director of Overcoming, a documentary about overcoming Traumatic Brain Injury. It... Read More
Discover WERS :: 10.10.17

Weekly News: Title IX​ – The Price of Certainty

This episode of You are Here explores college courses on Beyoncé, a new initiative to tackle racism surrounding Boston sports, the not-so-virtual reality of video... Read More
Discover WERS :: 04.03.16

Weekly News: Are Millennials Wrong About Hillary Clinton?

This episode of You Are Here discusses how millennials perceive Hillary Clinton, the dangers of mixing sleep with technology, and the psychology behind electing outsider... Read More
Discover WERS :: 08.31.16

Weekly News: Does Sexism Play a Role In Olympic Sports, Too?

This episode of You Are Here explores sexism in the Olympics, the battle over body cameras in Boston, and features an exclusive interview with Gregory... Read More
Discover WERS :: 09.29.17

Weekly News: The Texting-Suicide Case and DACA

This episode of You Are Here explores potential repercussions of the highly publicized Carter v. Commonwealth case and visits a Boston DACA protest to get perspective from those... Read More
Discover WERS :: 02.21.16

Weekly News: Bill Seeks to Increase Jaywalking Penalties

This episode of You Are Here discusses a new jaywalking bill, why many are unhappy with Boston’s raised tobacco purchasing age, and remembers Harper Lee... Read More

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