NECC Observer

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


A Visit to the Boston Globe

The ride into the city is making me antsy. Kim Whiting, my editor-in-chief, Jowi Meli, copy editor, and I pass the time on the commuter rail by exchanging our usual commentary on...
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Trainees trigger debate on campus

Opinions on campus regarding the addition of the Methuen Police Academy and Essex County Sheriff’s Department vary widely. The debate began on the quad and in the hallways but...
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Legalization, Legislation and Love

The LGBT community reaches some pivotal milestones over the summer. On June 26, the United States Supreme Court ruled same-sex marriage a constitutional right with a 5-to-4 vote....
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Veteran’s Day Celebrations at NECC

NECC will be celebrating Veteran and Military Appreciation Week from Nov. 9 to Nov. 12. On Monday, there will be a panel of veterans answering questions about transitioning from...
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NECC Haverhill Transfer Day

Northern Essex hosted its annual transfer fair on Wednesday, Oct. 14. Rosalie Catalano, transfer and academic advisor at NECC, says that the event was held in hopes of drawing in...
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Service Desk Battles Account Issues

On Sept. 27, students noticed difficulties getting on to myNECC, their student email accounts and Blackboard. Around 1:30 p.m. the following day, the NECC alert messages started...
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Monkey Masks

Shaina Richards, Web Editor | NECC Observer Ernie Ewusi, Radiology major and Alex Zamansky, Movement Science major, caused quite a comical scene on Friday afternoon. While...
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