NECC Observer

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


The Isolation impact: Quarantine’s effects on mental health

The monotonous infinity of days passing, a lack of social and physical contact, all while having remote access to any substance you could possibly want to purchase. During the...
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From graduate to essential worker: Respiratory therapist profile 

Northern Essex Community College alumna Meghan Finn, 32, is now a respiratory therapist at Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital in Salem, N.H. Finn graduated from...
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Small daily tasks that aim to help our planet

With Earth Day recently being celebrated, we are reminded of the planet’s struggle to survive. Informative posts, fundraisers, and clean up events have been circulating on social...
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Knights baseball team prepares for Regionals

After a 29 game regular season, the Northern Essex baseball team finished with a final record of 19-10, winning their last 16 of 21 contests. The Knights opened up their season...
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The Knights are hot come playoff time

The Northern Essex baseball team has picked up their level of play in recent games,winning 11 out of their last 13 games. After losing on a walk off walk to Eastern CT, the...
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Knights baseball team loses tough battle

On Sunday, May 2nd, the Northern Essex Knights had a home game doubleheaderagainst the Uconn Avery Point Pointers. Prior to these two games, the Knights had matched u pagainst...
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Students use social media to speak up, stay informed

In the wake of the George Floyd protests and the unrest that occurred as a result, social media became an increasingly valuable resource and played a vital role when it came to...
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