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 :: 06.08.17

Weekly News: Why Some Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault Choose to Stay Silent

This episode of You Are Here looks into the effect of the Manchester Bombing on Boston citizens, including the organizers of Boston Calling. It also explores... Read More
Discover WERS :: 12.06.15

Weekly News: Will the US Find a Solution for Syrian Refugees?

This episode of You Are Here discusses the Syrian refugee crisis, what this winter is looking like for Boston, and the second annual #GivingTuesday event... 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 :: 06.16.16

Weekly News: Music May Play a Key Role in Aiding Alzheimer’s Patients

This episode of You Are Here explores how music could play an essential role in aiding Alzheimer’s patients and how an anonymous reporting service could... 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 :: 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 :: 12.11.16

Weekly News: Behind the Scenes Secrets of Boston Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker

This episode of You Are Here provides an inside look into Boston Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker,’ explores how Boston’s homeless community stays warm during the winter,... 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

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