NECC Observer

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


Virtual events help students stay connected

Northern Essex Community College has held numerous virtual events ever since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak last March. Planned events like this allow the NECC community...
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The ups and downs of online learning

It has been a full year since Northern Essex Community College made the shift towards online learning to fit the regulations of Covid-19. Even though there has always been an...
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Not too young to have a race

The conversation of race is a difficult one. It is near impossible to engage in one without an element of pain or discomfort. It often requires the participants to show a high...
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Speechapalooza 2021: Coming to a screen near you

Northern Essex Community College’s 7th annual Speechapalooza event will be held virtually for the second year in a row due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. It will be held...
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Celebrating Earth Day

With Earth Day here on April 22, many people celebrating. Personally, I think that every day should be celebrated like Earth Day, because it’s not like the Earth only comes...
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Spreading Alzheimer’s awareness in the community

The Alzheimer’s Association is partnering with NECC to spread awareness about Alzheimers. The association is inviting NECC, students and their families to participate in an event...
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Students react to NH’s mask mandate being lifted, NECC officials share school’s plans for fall

As of April 15, New Hampshire no longer mandates that residents wear masks in public places. While the state has lifted the mandate, NH Governor Chris Sununu said he still...
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