NECC Observer

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


COVID-19 consolation: Vaccine is light at the end of the pandemic tunnel 

On Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for emergency use in the United States.   For many, this is...
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PPE everywhere: The pandemic has led to increased littering 

At this point, people all over, young and old, are familiar with personal protective equipment, of PPE, like masks and gloves. Mirrorajah Metcalfe, 19, of Haverhill wears...
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American Dream Profile Series: Antonia Laplanche

Though she has grown up and lived in America her whole life, Antonia Laplanche is no stranger to discrimination. As a young, biracial woman who was raised by a young, single...
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What is NECC currently watching?

This pandemic has been different for everyone. Some of us have been more busy than ever, and some of us have more free time than usual. In regards to that, the people of NECC...
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COG sponsored trivia night is a festive success

The Community Outreach Group works throughout the academic year by doing meaningful work that supports the communities adjacent to NECC. These are included but not limited food...
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The extinction of journalism in Honduras

Although some newspaper articles state that Mexico and Syria are the most dangerous countries to be a journalist, I think they have long overlooked how dangerous it is for a...
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The power struggle between the media and real-life violence

The entertainment industry is one of the most popular and influential things that we as human beings consume. One of the more popular themes that we are exposed to within this...
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