NECC Observer

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


A voice of literature, Elle Yarborough

Elle Yarborough, who is a full-time professor of the English Department at NECC, didn’t go to college with the mindset of becoming a teacher. While Elle was finishing up her...
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Contemporary Affairs on terrorism

On Nov. 25, the Contemporary Affairs Club met in C110 to discuss terrorism. Contemporary Affairs is a student organization that seeks to inform people about current events,...
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The struggles of the photography industry

Lance Hidy, director of the Art Design & Photography Department at Northern Essex, says low enrollment is causing photography classes to be cancelled. “I wish there was a...
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The Benefits of Planned Parenthood

Margaret Sanger was the founder of an organization called the “American Birth Control League,” which provided safe birth control options for women. In 1942, the name was changed...
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Elections are Coming, and Your Vote Matters

The Presidential Election is coming next year, which brings about some important questions. Are you registered to vote? Are you aware of the history of voting? Do you know why...
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