NECC Observer

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


COVID-19’s effects on the college experience

Covid-19 has undoubtedly changed every aspect of modern life, and education is no exception. Due to the current global pandemic, schools and administrators have been forced to...
read more

Welcoming the reopening of the MFA

The Museum of Fine Arts has always been a place for people of all ages to gather and dive into their vast collections of paintings, photographs, fashion pieces, short films and...
read more

COVID trumps sports

Throughout the last six months, our daily plans have taken a heavy turn around in one way or another, and it’s clear that we’ve had to make adjustments that we’re not quite...
read more

COVID and its effects on jobs

During the pandemic, Covid-19 has not only affected in person activities for school, but has also had its effect on jobs as well. Many businesses have had their share  of...
read more

Students and faculty reflect on a remote semester

Going all the way back to March, students nationwide have had to master the art of online classes. Fast forward to present day this is still the case and it doesn’t seem to be...
read more

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s death imparts a sense of loss and apprehension in many people.

On Sept.18, 2020 the nation suffered the loss of long time Justice of the Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away due to complications from pancreatic cancer. Even...
read more

Local businesses continue to struggle with uncertainty

Local businesses continue to struggle as Massachusetts proceeds with the state’s reopening guidelines. Since non-essential businesses were forced to temporarily close in March,...
read more