NECC Observer

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

Nuclear debate: Mutually assured stalemate

“If I point a gun to your head and not fire it, it is still using the gun.” Professor Slaner Professor Stephen Slaner and Professor Andrew Morse debated on Dec. 1 on the...
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Haverhill Art Walk

As vaccines are flying and progress is being made to set quarantine-reality behind us, it’s time to remember what it’s like to live again! What better tools to help with that...
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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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Celebrate diversity with Haverhill Youth Council

“Raise your card… If you have ever witnessed someone in school or work being discriminated against for their race, gender, religion, ethnicity, economic status, or sexuality.”...
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Trying not to burst: Relationships inside the bubble

Sometimes ‘okay’ is the best we got. And for surviving 2020, ‘okay’ is pretty good. As we come upon the one-year mark of quarantine, Americans couldn’t be more eager to head out...
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NECC Police Academy aims to promote culture of quality

Joshua Stokel is dedicated to supporting solid training for student officers in his first year as Director of NECC’s Police Academy, aiming to equip local officers with all the...
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