NECC Observer

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


Plane Crash Corner

Most people think the cause of air disasters is plane malfunction. In most cases it’s actually human error, not only the pilots’, but the people inside the towers. Even small...
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Mass Media and Body Image

Negative and positives effects mass media has on body image. Over the years, ideas of beauty have evolved in many ways. I have never really paid attention to what the media...
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Take Charge of Your Mental Health

Being a college student comes with stress and lots of it. Some people now how to handle their stress while others struggle with mental illnesses like anxiety and depression which...
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Getting Sick of Snowtopia?

This past month here in New England can be described in one word: snowy. With record breaking snow falls drowning us in feet of snow every week, these snowy New England winters...
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Are tattoos acceptable in the workplace?

Art has been around longer than any other human creation. From decorative hand axes to cave paintings, from the Renaissance to modern art to postmodern art and beyond, humans...
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NECC baseball players talk sports and school

Have you ever thought of joining a sports team here at Northern Essex? Think you wouldn’t have time to juggle classes, work and a sport? Wrong! The students on the NECC baseball...
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Fun fall inspired activities

There is a crisp feeling in the air and the leaves changing colors. Fall has arrived. Fall is my favorite season here in New England.  I love the fall foliage, watching the...
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