NECC Observer

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

Guest comic strip: Color Or No Color

A comic strip with drawingsComic strip courtesy of Yomerly Rodriguez

Editor’s Note: NECC student Yomerly Rodriguez, submitted this comic strip to the Observer.
In an email she writes:
“The inspiration for my comic was that I felt that more and more people nowadays have some sort of mental illness that prevents them from living a happy life. So, once a person knows how to love themselves and teaches others how to do the same, the whole population can become a better place. That’s why in the beginning, the town is black, white, and gray, and the ending is filled with color thanks to a girl that found color. This comic was an Artsy Saturday prompt for Art Club. I am studying General Studies: Art & Design as a major. I am from Lawrence, Massachusetts, and my family is from the Dominican Republic. This is my first year here at NECC and I’m 17 years old.”
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