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Anti-fracking activists use “Shalefield stories” to highlight need for legislation

By Aidan Connelly Environmental activists gathered in front of the State House today to raise awareness of the looming threat of fracking in Massachusetts through “Shalefield Stories”, a collection of accounts from people whose lives have been affected by fracking. Among those present were public health professionals, representatives from Environment Massachusetts, and state representative Denise […]

Climate activists rally against fossil fuels

by Melanie Escobar  The Statehouse will see  rallying and lobbying on it’s footsteps on Wednesday for divesting the state from fossil fuels. Climate Activists, guest speakers, pensioners and more are coming to show their support for bill that would divest the state pension fund from fossil fuels. The speakers will be urgently asking the legislators to […]

Venezuelans Protest Against Violence

Venezuelans Protest Against Violence

 By Angelika Romero, audio by Ana Karina Vivas BOSTON- Over 200 Venezuelans took over the streets of Boston yesterday, marching from Boston Common to Copley Square. The gathering was to show support for the student protests currently taking place in Venezuela. [soundcloud id='135809958' autoPlay='true' color='#2a3590'] Today marks the ninth consecutive day of protests all throughout Venezuela. […]

Larry David Visits Emerson College

Larry David Visits Emerson College

Article by Stephen Stone He may have become famous for creating a show about nothing, but when Larry David took the stage at Semel Theater Wednesday night, he certainly had a lot to say. [soundcloud id='120140015' autoPlay='true' color='#2a3590'] A packed house of students sat attentively as the “Seinfeld” co-creator and “Curb Your Enthusiasm” star spoke […]

Boston Strong Music Project

Boston Strong Music Project

The Boston Strong Music Project is the WERS June Album of the Month!

Concert Watch: May 30th-June 6th

Concert Watch: May 30th-June 6th

Good day, concertgoers! If you’re still recovering from the wonderment that was Boston Calling and the subsequent wonderment that will be Boston Calling 2 this September, we’ve got the perfect antidote—more music! Rebound from your rainy Memorial Day weekend in a snap with these fabulous upcoming shows: Boston Strong: An Evening of Support and Celebration, […]

This Week in Music History

This Week in Music History

Happy Friday, listeners! Just as it’s been a beautiful week here in Boston, it’s been a lovely week in the world of music history. Here’s a couple fun facts to get you through yet another gorgeous, sunny weekend (total pain, right?). Today marks the birthday of Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor and possibly complete […]

Big Names To Play One Fund Benefit

Big Names To Play One Fund Benefit

In tough times, music is something that everyone can rally around and relate to. Following the emotional second half of April, Bostonians need (and deserve) an event to bring them together and share the communal happiness that music brings. Yesterday the president of Live Nation New England, Don Law, announced “Boston Strong: An Evening of […]

One Fund Benefit Show at HOB

One Fund Benefit Show at HOB

It has been two weeks since the Boston marathon bombing and the amazing support from so many Bostonians have helped so many. Benefits and relief efforts have been popping up in the past weeks and have been raising countless dollars to help those who suffered on Marathon Monday. Boston locals, the Dropkick Murphys were on […]

Support The One Fund

Support The One Fund

WERS is BOSTON STRONG and you should be too! Two Emersonians, Nick Reynolds and Chris Dobens, are the driving force behind BOSTON STRONG. The fundraising campaign was started this week via Ink To The People to fundraise for relief efforts, all proceeds from the BOSTON STRONG campaign will be going to The One Fund. For […]

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WERS News Wins 11 Associated Press Student Awards

Congratulations to WERS News on winning 11 AP awards this year

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