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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 :: 02.14.16

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 :: 10.09.16

Weekly News: New Evidence in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist

This episode of You Are Here discusses new evidence in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist, a charity boxing event for breast cancer awareness, and... Read More
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 :: 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 :: 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 :: 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 :: 06.08.17

Weekly News: Why Some Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault Choose to Stay Silent

This episode of You Are Here looks into the effect of the Manchester Bombing on Boston citizens, including the organizers of Boston Calling. It also explores... Read More
Discover WERS :: 11.22.15

Weekly News: How One Family Is Coming to Terms With Physician Assisted Suicide

This episode of You Are Here is about getting from point A to point B. It explores how to cope with physician assisted suicide, what... Read More
Discover WERS :: 10.30.16

Weekly News: The Omni Parker House, the Most Haunted Hotel in Boston

This episode of You Are Here is our “Halloween Special.” It explores the most haunted hotel in Boston, paranormal activity in the Bridgewater Triangle, and... Read More

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