NECC Observer

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


Is isolation introvert heaven?

You enjoy spending time alone? Check. You’d rather spend time with one close friend than with a crowd? Check. You prefer calm, mildly stimulating environments rather than loud,...
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Vaccine inside a box

As we are reaching the end of our two month mandatory lockdown, many things about the American way have changed dramatically. For starters, no one can say that they fully grasp...
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Students continue to adjust to remote learning

Patricia Gosselin photo For most college students, on campus learning is the preferred    method of education, but due to the ongoing pandemic, students have now been forced to...
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Esports continue

Northern Essex Community College currently has only one sport still continuing games and that is esports. With the situation at hand canceling a lot of sports...
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Tea helps to cope with quarantine, symptoms

I think I was exposed to Coronavirus.  The day was Tuesday April 14, 2020. I woke up that morning with a cold.  I was scheduled to work and was debating whether I would work the...
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Home learning, teaching, and appreciating

All around the world, teachers have been learning to teach remotely, and adjusting to the “new norm.” Parents and guardians must also adjust to the way their household has to be...
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Digital solace: Local IT support specialist assists with tech literacy

Angel Garcia, 34, of Lawrence is using his Associate of Science degree from Middlesex Community College with a focus in computer software and networking to help those in need...
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