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Social Creatures

Writer and surgeon Atul Gawande wrote about solitary confinement in a 2009 essay for the New Yorker. He writes, “Human beings are social creatures. We are social not just in the trivial sense that we like company, and not just in the obvious sense that we each depend on others. We are social in a […]

Admiration in the 21st Century

Today on You Are Here we explore admiration in the 21st century. 10 years ago the social media site Facebook launched to the general public. Today most of you probably check your news feed every day, and you’re not alone. Last year, about 170 million people joined Facebook, increasingly the total number of users to […]

Love and Marriage

[soundcloud id='20613272' color='#2a3590' format='set'] Today on you You Are Here we say “I do”. 2014 marks ten years of same-sex marriage in Massachusetts, which was also the first state to pass that law. And marriage equality saw advancements on a national level last year when the Supreme Court guaranteed same-sex couples the same treatment under […]

A New Year in Boston

[soundcloud id='20612347' color='#2a3590' format='set'] For the first show of the new year, You Are Here takes a look at the past year in Boston…and what it means for the year ahead. 2013 was a big year for Boston in sports, politics and in the community. Boston hosted an election not once, but every few months. […]

Emerson College

To all WERS Members & Volunteers

THANK YOU! We had an awesome Live Music Week because of you! We exceeded our goal of 1000 donors and we couldn’t have done it without your support! We are working on sending your gifts now and you can expect to have them in 4 to 6 weeks. If you have any questions or concerns, […]