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 :: 10.16.16

Weekly News: Coming Out in the 60s, 70s and 80s

This episode of You Are Here explores what it was like coming out in the 60s, 70s and 80s, Boston’s underground comedy scene, and Senator... Read More
Discover WERS :: 04.20.17

Weekly News: Inside the Black Market for Boston Marathon Bibs

This episode of You Are Here is our Patriots Day Special. It discusses why some people spend hundreds of dollars buying Boston Marathon bibs off... Read More
Discover WERS :: 05.03.17

Weekly News: A New Approach to Addressing Intergenerational Poverty

This episode of You Are Here is our monthlong special focusing on the theme “Going Against the Grain.” It discusses a fresh approach to early... Read More
Discover WERS :: 07.06.17

Weekly News: The Psychology of Color

In this episode of You Are Here, reporter Ronnie Li explores how the colors we wear impact the way we think.
Discover WERS :: 01.01.17

Weekly News: Every Student Succeeds Act to Replace No Child Left Behind in the Coming Year

This episode of You Are Here is comprised of evergreen and miscellaneous stories that aired over winter break. It explores the Every Student Succeeds Act... Read More
Discover WERS :: 04.24.16

Weekly News: The Pros & Cons of a Terrorist Watch List

This episode of You Are Here discusses the pros and cons of having a terrorist watch list, what you should know about General Electric’s move... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.26.16

Weekly News: Mass LGBT Advocates Continuing Push for Equality in Wake of Orlando

This episode of You Are Here discusses LGBT acceptance following the Orlando nightclub shooting and what spurred the potential strike at Brigham and Women’s hospital.... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.16.16

Weekly News: Music May Play a Key Role in Aiding Alzheimer’s Patients

This episode of You Are Here explores how music could play an essential role in aiding Alzheimer’s patients and how an anonymous reporting service could... Read More
Discover WERS :: 07.31.16

Weekly News: Where Do Democrats Stand After DNC

This episode of You Are Here discusses the Democratic National Convention, the Massachusetts drought and its effect on local farmers, and what it means to... Read More

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