NECC Observer

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


Opinion: Transition

UMass Amherst is so different. I attended NECC for three years. For two, I was on staff at the Observer.  During those two years, those four semesters, I met people from all...
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Summer finally upon us

Monday signified the last day of classes for the spring 2014 semester. For many students of NECC, they will be walking away from the Haverhill or Lawrence campuses and move on to...
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A year after stopping short, Desjardins crosses the Boston Marathon finish line

The tragedy of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings is something that hasn’t been wasted on those affected by it. Runners that day were thrown into a warzone. It was well documented...
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Knights’ Smoske catches fire

A year ago, Harrison Smoske had caught one game in his life. Flash forward to the end of NECC’s 2014 season, and Smoske has been the Knights full time catcher. The Burlington...
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