You Are Here

Discover Stories from Boston and Beyond - From Student Journalists at Emerson College

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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 :: 05.03.17

Weekly News: A New Approach to Addressing Intergenerational Poverty

This episode of You Are Here is our monthlong special focusing on the theme “Going Against the Grain.” It discusses a fresh approach to early... Read More
Discover WERS :: 05.08.16

Weekly News: Parental Leave Is Aiding Families in Massachusetts

This episode of You Are Here is our “Mother’s Day Special.” It explores how parental leave is helping families in Massachusetts, what it’s like being... 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 :: 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 :: 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 :: 12.04.16

Weekly News: Conflicts Surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline

This episode of You Are Here explores the conflicts surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline, the ‘alt-right’ movement, and what Fidel Castro’s death means to first... 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 :: 11.16.17

Weekly News: Kids in Cuffs

On this episode of You Are Here, we talk to a local group of women obsessed with true crime and dig into the surprisingly common... Read More
Discover WERS :: 04.28.17

“Weekly News: Local Recovery Home for Women Uses ‘Holistic’ Approach to Treat Substance Abuse Disorder”

This episode of You Are Here introduces our listeners to Megan’s House, a treatment home for women suffering from substance abuse, covers Boston’s March for Science, and... Read More

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