NECC Observer

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


Tips on coping with the anxiety and stress of these times

With the coronavirus putting us into another month of quarantine It can be really hard on everyone mentally and physically. It’s really hard to be stuck inside all day, every day...
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Coping with a crisis

In my seventeen years of living, I’ve never experienced such a crisis. People extremely sick, lives being taken away, students conditioning how to manage remote learning,...
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Relecting on quarantine

As I write this a grand total 26 days have elapsed since the last time I set foot inside an educational facility. I used to dread hearing the ringing sound coming from the phone...
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Minds with purpose: Student shares passion for helping others connect

In his first semester at NECC, business transfer major Jeurys Santiago attended a “Lunch and Learn” event, part of a series put on by the Center for Business and Accounting, and...
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Student athletes hold onto optimism in a state of chaos

Recently due to the ongoing COVID-19 virus pandemic, all activities, schools, and businesses not deemed essential have been cancelled and closed down till further notice.  These...
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SGA discusses possibilities for 2020 graduates

The Northern Essex Community College Commencement and Executive Committees conferred with the school’s Student Government Association recently to address how NECC’s...
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Corona-cation: A high school student reflects on quarantine

A day in the life of a 16-year-old in Quarantine. Each day starts off with the grating voice of my mother asking me if I am going to sleep the day away. I peel open my tired eyes...
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