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!

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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 :: 10.10.17

Weekly News: Title IX​ – The Price of Certainty

This episode of You are Here explores college courses on Beyoncé, a new initiative to tackle racism surrounding Boston sports, the not-so-virtual reality of video... 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 :: 04.20.17

Weekly News: Inside the Black Market for Boston Marathon Bibs

This episode of You Are Here is our Patriots Day Special. It discusses why some people spend hundreds of dollars buying Boston Marathon bibs off... Read More
Discover WERS :: 08.03.17

Weekly News: The Transgender Military Ban

This episode of You Are Here looks into Trump’s controversial declaration that transgender individuals can no longer serve in the military.
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 :: 10.09.16

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 :: 07.31.16

Weekly News: Where Do Democrats Stand After DNC

This episode of You Are Here discusses the Democratic National Convention, the Massachusetts drought and its effect on local farmers, and what it means to... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.15.17

Weekly News: A Look Back ​at ​​the Life of JFK for his Would-​B​​​e 100th Birthday

​This episode of You Are Here​ explores the life, legacy, and family of America’s 35th president. Host Morgan Sung has a conversation with a local... Read More

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