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 :: 11.20.16

Weekly News: The Future of Cambridge’s Historic Out of Town News Kiosk Is Unclear

This episode of You Are Here discusses the future of a historic news kiosk in Cambridge, Frederick Douglass and an exhibit in his honor, and... 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 :: 03.27.16

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 :: 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 :: 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 :: 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 :: 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 :: 10.16.16

Weekly News: Coming Out in the 60s, 70s and 80s

This episode of You Are Here explores what it was like coming out in the 60s, 70s and 80s, Boston’s underground comedy scene, and Senator... Read More
Discover WERS :: 10.02.16

Weekly News: Should Boston Police Be Required to Wear Name Tags?

This episode of You Are Here discusses the controversy of whether or not police officers should wear name tags, the debate surrounding CRISPR and GMOs,... Read More

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