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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.

You Are Here :: 03.29.17

“Weekly News: Is There a Place for Conservatives on a Liberal Campus?”

This episode of You Are Here delves into fears. It discusses what it’s like being a conservative on a liberal campus, how to combat male loneliness,... Read More
Discover WERS :: 03.27.16

Weekly News: Are Robots a Thing of the Past?

This episode of You Are Here discusses why Google is selling robotics business Boston Dynamics, issues facing school budget protestors, and a way to retrieve... 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 :: 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 :: 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 :: 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 :: 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 :: 07.20.17

Weekly News: Francophones and Francophiles

​This episode of You Are Here features a Bastille Day interview with the newly appointed president of Boston’s French Cultural Center.
Discover WERS :: 03.01.17

“Weekly News: Exclusive Interview With NASA About Exoplanets and the Possibility of Life on Other Planets”

This episode of You Are Here features an exclusive interview with NASA and an interview explaining the backstory behind the Paul McCartney / Sony lawsuit.... Read More

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