NECC Observer

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


NECC COG supports Walk for Hunger

On Wednesday April 20, Community Outreach Group had a bake sale for the Walk for Hunger organization.  Nick Stuart, the president of COG has been an active member for four...
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English professor takes sabbatical

NECC English professor Tom Greene has taken the spring semester of 2016 off for sabbatical. During this time, he is working on producing a manuscript for a novel and seeking to...
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Home-schoolers start college early

In today’s culture, where public education has become the norm for K-12 students, individuals who are home-schooled tend to be misunderstood and associated with a variety of...
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Single mom follows her dreams to NECC Deaf Studies program

Taryn Decker is a Deaf Studies major in her second semester at NECC. She is 30 years old and a single mom, taking five classes and working part time. She somehow manages to...
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HC Media internship opportunities continue

HC Media continues to work with NECC internship program Cassie Ellson is a twenty-year-old Art major at NECC. She took the Video Field Production class at HC Media, after which...
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Cramming is bad for your health and worse for your transcripts

By Carly Columbo Correspondent NECC students are finding themselves under crippling stress during these last few weeks in the semester, which leads them to cram. Cramming is...
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Viewers connect to Brian Alves “Alternate States of Being”

By Courtney Hanson Correspondent At 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1, Rhode Island artist Brian Alves presented his show, titled “Alternate States of Being.” The art exhibit...
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