NECC Observer

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


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A news employee wears a lot of hats, especially on a small, student-run paper like this one. That can be a really good thing! It’s a great opportunity to learn a whole lot of...
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Why it’s Important to Write Well

It’s not always important for your writing to be clear. The thing that’s important, for a journalist, is to know why, sometimes, it should be clear, and why sometimes...
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Two years’ free college on the President’s agenda

Over the break President Obama announced that he plans to push for making the first two years of community college “free for everybody who’s willing to work for...
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Should NECC celebrate Columbus?

Columbus Day has been a controversial holiday for a long time. There are several reasons for the controversy; first, it’s generally understood to celebrate Christopher Columbus’s...
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President’s Running Club: photo gallery

The President’s Running Club had its first meeting this fall on Monday, Sept. 22. Story...
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