NECC Observer

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


MAICEI program sets up students with disabilities for success

There are many ways for students to access the Northern Essex Community College, whether its as a full-time student, a part-time student, or an Early College Student but there is...
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NECC hosts town hall for students to hear more about plans for spring semester

There have been many questions surrounding what the rest of the school year will look like for Northern Essex students and staff. In order to answer some of these questions and...
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America in the aftermath: Unpacking the outcome of the 2020 election

The 2020 election finally came to an end on Nov. 7, four days after Election Day. It was called by the Associated Press, and all other large election desks. Needless to say, the...
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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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Social media in the time of COVID-19: How the pandmic has changed the way we use social media in 2020

    Social media has been part of our daily lives since the early 2000s. In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way many of us use it.   Gyani Pradhan Wong Ah Sui, 18, of...
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Our civic duty: An overview of the 2020 election

The long awaited election of 2020 is finally upon us. This election is high stakes, and many substantial changes could result from it. While the official Election Day is on Nov....
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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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How students plan to spend Halloween during COVID-19

As Halloween begins this upcoming holiday season, many celebratory plans have been negatively affected (or even canceled) due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dressing-up in costumes...
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