NECC Observer

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


American Dream Profile Series: Antonia Laplanche

Though she has grown up and lived in America her whole life, Antonia Laplanche is no stranger to discrimination. As a young, biracial woman who was raised by a young, single...
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American Dream Profile Series: Xiqiang Hong

Xiqiang Hong lived through the Chinese Cultural Revolution in 1966 and eventually immigrated to the United States. I was given the privilege to talk to him about his thoughts on...
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Teaching during COVID

Coronavirus has been raging on for a while and most schools have been closed down since March. With 11 million confirmed cases in the United States and with an average of roughly...
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NECC students get out (or mail in) the vote

With Election Day near, voting is especially critical. If you’ve already voted, whether you mailed it in or went to the polls, you’re good to go. But, if you haven’t it should be...
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Pandemic School: Learning during COVID

Coronavirus has drastically changed the ways schools have been running. Throughout Haverhill and surrounding areas, schools are all going about opening in a very different way....
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