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 :: 12.06.16

Weekly News: The Key to Making ICUs Less Frightening and More Comfortable for Patients

This episode of You Are Here is our “Monthlong Special.” Instead of reporters having one week to cover stories, for this show they had an... 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 :: 11.22.15

Weekly News: How One Family Is Coming to Terms With Physician Assisted Suicide

This episode of You Are Here is about getting from point A to point B. It explores how to cope with physician assisted suicide, what... 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
You Are Here :: 03.29.17

“Weekly News: Is There a Place for Conservatives on a Liberal Campus?”

This episode of You Are Here delves into fears. It discusses what it’s like being a conservative on a liberal campus, how to combat male loneliness,... Read More
Discover WERS :: 11.13.16

Weekly News: Bostonians Respond to the 2016 Presidential Election

This episode of You Are Here discusses reactions from the presidential election, the Harvard men’s soccer team and “locker room culture,” and local businesses that... Read More
Discover WERS :: 02.22.17

“Weekly News: Why Patriots Players Are Refusing to Visit the White House”

This episode of You Are Here focuses on protests. It discusses why Patriots players are boycotting the White House victory celebration, why Harvard Medical students... Read More
Discover WERS :: 10.23.16

Weekly News: Long-Term Effects of the Massachusetts Drought

This episode of You Are Here discusses the long-term effects of the Massachusetts drought, the 71st annual Al Smith Dinner, early voting in Massachusetts, and... Read More
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

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