NECC Observer

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


A look into the mind and life of local artist Jay Tuccolo

When reaching the final steps leading to his third flood office, a bombardment of color and sound encircles you. Hundreds of CD’s line the walls and records are stacked all...
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A review of Shadow and Bone

Shadow and Bone is a new fantasy series on Netflix, run by Eric Heisserer, adapted from Leigh Bardugo’s bestselling young adult Grishaverse novels. The series is loosely based on...
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Mortal Kombat review

Mortal Kombat has been a treasured game for almost 30 years. It’s use of extreme violence, gore, and intricate fighting techniques has led it to accumulate 11 main installments...
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Movie theaters face challenges in 2021

There has been a progressive decline in moviegoers over the past years, causing small theaters to disappear rapidly. The most recent in the Haverhill vicinity is Cinemagic, which...
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COVID-19 has torn apart the fabric of trade schools, where online learning fails as a substitute

The teachers and students at trade and technical high schools have been suffering over the past year due to COVID-19 and the implementation of online learning.   Trade schools...
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