NECC Observer

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


College students are coming home for the holidays, and some are not happy about it

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, college campuses are preparing to send students home for the winter. Many Massachusetts colleges are already primarily online, but plan to...
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Students share tips on how to keep your immunity up during finals stress and cold winter months

Why is self-care imperative for students during the winter of 2020? A 1982 study from the Ohio State University College of Medicine found that stress weakens the immune system....
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The new student life

Student life is something that is talked about a lot to new students applying for colleges. Usually they have fun events, they help people navigate this new experience and answer...
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Students connect with virtual debate watch party

On October 22nd the final presidential debate took place. Students gathered and watched on, connecting through the tool called Zoom, that has aided us through the pandemic. The...
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COVID-19’s effects on the college experience

Covid-19 has undoubtedly changed every aspect of modern life, and education is no exception. Due to the current global pandemic, schools and administrators have been forced to...
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Welcoming the reopening of the MFA

The Museum of Fine Arts has always been a place for people of all ages to gather and dive into their vast collections of paintings, photographs, fashion pieces, short films and...
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Students and faculty reflect on a remote semester

Going all the way back to March, students nationwide have had to master the art of online classes. Fast forward to present day this is still the case and it doesn’t seem to be...
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Students reflect on loss of on campus experience

Not much has changed since March of 2020. NECC students remain inside, learning through the screens of their laptops. The only thing that is different is the question of what...
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