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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 :: 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 :: 06.29.17

Weekly News: The Importance of Our First Bond

This episode of you are here features two interviews. We discuss how our very first relationship – between caregiver and child – affects us for... Read More
Discover WERS :: 12.06.16

Weekly News: The Key to Making ICUs Less Frightening and More Comfortable for Patients

This episode of You Are Here is our “Monthlong Special.” Instead of reporters having one week to cover stories, for this show they had an... Read More
Discover WERS :: 02.12.17

Weekly News: How Far Has Boston Come From Its Racist Past?

This episode of You Are Here discusses racism in Boston and covers the city’s Trans and Queer Liberation & Immigrant Solidarity Protest. It explores Eataly... Read More
Discover WERS :: 02.10.17

Weekly News: Weighing the Pros and Cons of Cannabis Cafes

This episode of You Are Here discusses the pros and cons of cannabis cafes, how Massachusetts could become a ‘sanctuary state,’ and introduces our listeners... Read More
Discover WERS :: 12.06.15

Weekly News: Will the US Find a Solution for Syrian Refugees?

This episode of You Are Here discusses the Syrian refugee crisis, what this winter is looking like for Boston, and the second annual #GivingTuesday event... Read More
Discover WERS :: 02.14.16

Weekly News: With 603 Kindergarten Suspensions Last Year, Something’s Up

This episode of You Are Here discusses kindergarten suspensions in Massachusetts, a fake marriage proposal witnessed by Republic presidential candidate Ted Cruz, and who is... Read More
Discover WERS :: 11.13.16

Weekly News: Bostonians Respond to the 2016 Presidential Election

This episode of You Are Here discusses reactions from the presidential election, the Harvard men’s soccer team and “locker room culture,” and local businesses that... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.15.17

Weekly News: A Look Back ​at ​​the Life of JFK for his Would-​B​​​e 100th Birthday

​This episode of You Are Here​ explores the life, legacy, and family of America’s 35th president. Host Morgan Sung has a conversation with a local... Read More

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