NECC Observer

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


NECC cracks down on vaping

Smoking and its vapor alternatives have been banned on all NECC campuses. The original policy restricted smoking of tobacco products to private vehicles. Since the heightened...
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Class of 2016: The countdown begins

The countdown to graduation has begun. The NECC Alumni Office kicked off the countdown with a “50 Knights ‘til Graduation” celebration on March 29. Soon-to-be alumni and friends...
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The Anime Club is now in session

The Anime Club has been approved by Student Senate and is now in session Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m. in E 369. The Observer sat in on the club’s Feb. 17 meeting to see what it is all...
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Body shaming

Kim Kardashian came under fire earlier this month when she tweeted a nude, yet censored, photo of herself with the caption, “When you’re like, ‘I have nothing to wear,’ LOL.”...
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Election update

America started this race with 16 republicans and five democrats. Twenty-six primary elections are now in the books (Editor’s Note: March 22 results not available at the time of...
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Spotlight: Being Muslim in America

Esraa Sadeek moved to the states from Alexandria, Egypt at the age of 3. Sadeek is now 22, an alumna of NECC, a current Psychology and Victimology major at Endicott College and a...
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MS: living on both sides of the coin

A wise frog once said, “It’s not easy being green,” and although I can’t relate to Kermit the Frog’s plight, I can say for myself it’s not easy having an invisible illness. Some...
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