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!

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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 :: 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 :: 02.12.17

Weekly News: How Far Has Boston Come From Its Racist Past?

This episode of You Are Here discusses racism in Boston and covers the city’s Trans and Queer Liberation & Immigrant Solidarity Protest. It explores Eataly... 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
Discover WERS :: 03.20.16

Weekly News: Governor Baker Signs Landmark Opioid Bill

This episode of You Are Here discusses a new law placing tighter state control on opioids and how big money isn’t changing the presidential race.... Read More
Discover WERS :: 03.06.16

Weekly News: Why Massachusetts Is So Trump-Friendly

This episode of You Are Here brings you stories about the things that people are not talking about, but should be. It discusses Trump supporters... 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 :: 08.03.17

Weekly News: The Transgender Military Ban

This episode of You Are Here looks into Trump’s controversial declaration that transgender individuals can no longer serve in the military.
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

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