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 :: 02.10.17

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 :: 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 :: 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 :: 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 :: 05.25.17

Weekly News: R&B Singer-Songwriter SoMo Discusses New Album “The Answers”

This episode of You Are Here features an exclusive interview with R&B singer-songwriter SoMo and explores the power of music therapy. It also includes coverage... Read More
Discover WERS :: 11.06.16

Weekly News: Understanding the Senate’s Decision to Block the Supreme Court

This episode of You Are Here is our “Election Special.” It discusses the Senate’s decision to block the Supreme Court, the role of third-party candidates... 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 :: 06.22.17

Weekly News: What The Rise of Music Streaming Sites Means for Artists

This episode of You Are Here asks psychologists about how we should handle conflict in our relationships and musicians about how sites like Spotify have... Read More
Discover WERS :: 03.13.16

Weekly News: The Odd & Modern Process for Meeting Your Sperm Donor Siblings

This episode of You Are Here brings you stories about people in need of help. It explores a website that helps you find your siblings... Read More

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