NECC Observer

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


Students engage with Black History Month through African dance class

On Feb. 24, students gathered through Zoom to meet with Bisi from Izizwe Dance Studio, stationed in Lawrence Massachusetts. The goal was to learn more about Black History Month...
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NECC alumn, Gyani Wasp, discusses creative inspirations and pursuit of a career in filmmaking

Gyani Pradhan Wong Ah Sui (a.k.a. Gyani Wasp), 18, is an international student and NECC film major alumni who is currently majoring in screen studies at Clark University in...
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“The Ringer:” Lighthearted fun or deeply problematic?

If someone told you that there was a comedic movie, about a normal man who lies to compete in The Special Olympics, you would be rightly outraged. This is the basic plot of the...
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Books to read this Black History Month

This Black History Month, reading and exploring the many the works of Black writers and novelists is just one quick way of supporting and celebrating Black history. Each of the...
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Music review: ‘Whole Lotta Red,’ whole lotta greateness or a whole lotta hype?

On December 25th at 12:00 am on Christmas, the Atlanta rapper Playboi Carti dropped his long awaited second studio album “”Whole Lotta Red””, it received mixed...
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Super Bowl Sunday 2021

This past year has been difficult for people everywhere. Every rising  month seems to come with an unexpected curveball. With Super Bowl Sunday being held in February 2021, this...
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Students connect through art club

On the cold night of February 10, students turned on their computers and met through the familiar Zoom to have the Art Club meeting. The club is still fairly new, it’s beginning...
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Peabody Essex Museum hosts exhibit focused on female designers

The Peabody Essex Museum, located in Salem, Massachusetts, is currently hosting an exhibit that showcases fashion trends and statements throughout the decades, putting a...
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