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 :: 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 :: 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 :: 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 :: 06.29.17

Weekly News: The Importance of Our First Bond

This episode of you are here features two interviews. We discuss how our very first relationship – between caregiver and child – affects us for... 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
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 :: 04.10.16

Weekly News: Boston Walk Aims to Raise Awareness About Realities of Genocide

This episode of You Are Here discusses Boston’s Walk Against Genocide, what goes on during a Wikipedia edit-a-thon, and State Police adding tasers to their... 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 :: 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

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