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 :: 10.30.16

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
Discover WERS :: 03.15.17

“Weekly News: How Sensory Deprivation Aids Anxiety”

This episode of You Are Here explores how sensory deprivation can treat anxiety and focuses on a local group of roller derby women fighting for a... 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 :: 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 :: 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 :: 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 :: 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 :: 06.01.17

Weekly News: Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors Overcome Their Injuries

This episode of You Are Here features an exclusive interview Katerina Dejkoska, producer and director of Overcoming, a documentary about overcoming Traumatic Brain Injury. It... 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

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