NECC Observer

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


Speechapalooza 2022: Planning an in-person event post pandemic

NECC’s eighth annual Speechapalooza event is Thursday, April 21 from 1-2:30 p.m. in Lecture Hall A in the Spurk (C) building.  Hosted by NECC Public Relations students,...
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The common trend that binds us together: Fighting mid-semester burnout

As another Spring break passes and these fleeting moments of relaxation come to an end, I have found myself overwhelmed with assignments, a part-time job, and the stress of...
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In-person Speechapalooza to return

Northern Essex Community College’s 8th annual Speechapalooza event will be held in person for the first time in two years! This comes as our community and world try to ease back...
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A year in review: Haverhill woman reflects on her first year as a business owner

As the date marking the opening of her business quickly approaches in just a few weeks, Haverhill local Ellen Farmer reflects on her first year as a small business owner. Farmer,...
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Small daily tasks that aim to help our planet

With Earth Day recently being celebrated, we are reminded of the planet’s struggle to survive. Informative posts, fundraisers, and clean up events have been circulating on social...
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Mass Transfer program may be students’ best financial option

Northern Essex Community College is one of the many community colleges in Massachusetts that is part of a lucrative program for students looking to receive their bachelor’s...
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How local artists are keeping in touch with creativity during COVID-19

When it comes to creativity and artistic expression, human interactions and experiences can sometimes be one’s main source of inspiration. The COVID-19 pandemic has made our...
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