NECC Observer

The student news website of Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill and Lawrence, Mass.


Fake hate crimes deepen divide

The recent staged hate crime organized by Jussie Smollett is but the latest symptom of a disturbing trend in the current cultural and political environment. Disproportionately...
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Real victims in a fake-news world

What Jussie Smollett’s staged attack means for victims When Jussie Smollett filed a police report claiming that two masked attackers wrapped a rope around his neck, poured a...
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Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote?

Empower Act would allow cities and towns to lower voting age to 16 or 17 Just last month a bill was entered into Massachusetts state legislation that would lower the local voting...
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Branching out abroad

Program offers students chance to experience international travel Traveling to another country might be easier than it sounds. Northern Essex has a unique and very accessible...
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Marriott reps speak to hospitality students

Presentations give glimpse into world of hotels a career information session was held in the Center for Business and Accounting. Twelve NECC Hospitality majors welcomed General...
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Art students show off portfolios

Event was opportunity to network, get input from four-year schools Northern Essex offered a chance for art and design students to meet with several different art and design...
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Top Notch Theater prepares for spring

‘Good People’ will be next production for NECC Auditions for Northern Essex Community College’s spring were held recently, and the community is already expressing excitement...
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