NECC Observer

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


Innovative hub

New space opens on Haverhill campus The student hub buzzed with excitement as students and faculty made their way into the space. The bright windows overhead cast down light as...
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Observer Editor-in-Chief bids adieu

The first article I ever wrote was published in the Observer on October 18, 2017. The shortest of my portfolio, it nonetheless banished any doubt in my mind about my path and...
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Do female students feel safe on campus?

Women share their perspectives Women’s public safety has been a huge topic of concern around the United States, and college campuses have been a main concern. Safety of students...
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Is security doing enough to keep us safe?

SGA and Public Safety team up to better NECC’s safety What was supposed to be a fun filled day, for some turned out to be stressful. NECC’s Spring Jam, which took place on April...
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Teaching safety

What does active shooter training entail and is it effective? With mass shootings seemingly becoming more and more common, many schools and workplaces have been holding active...
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Talk focuses on sexual assault awareness

Three speakers talked about prevention and assistance for victims April is sexual assault awareness month and NECC welcomed three guest speakers on April 4 in the C building,...
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Advocates push for revived theater major

While students can still study theater at NECC, they can’t get a degree in it A movement to reinstate the theater arts major at NECC seems to be gaining traction. Led by Brianne...
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