NECC Observer

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


In-person Speechapalooza to return

Northern Essex Community College’s 8th annual Speechapalooza event will be held in person for the first time in two years! This comes as our community and world try to ease back...
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Hall of Fame 2022

On Tuesday, March 1, the NECC Athletics Hall of Fame class of 2022 was inducted, along with the 2020 class, whose induction was delayed because of the pandemic. Baseball player...
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Student leaders advocate for free college bill

Whether you’re into local politics or not – college students across Massachusetts are looking towards a particular bill heading to the State House soon. Student advocates say we...
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Student Government Association seeking new members

Northern Essex’s Student Government Association (SGA) needs new members for this semester, with several open positions that need applicants before elections at the end of...
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Local parents, teachers and students see some silver linings in remote learning

The pandemic has transformed the way we live in almost every way imaginable. Communication, learning, socializing, and working are all aspects of our lives that have undergone...
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NECC Community Prepares for the 2022 Spring Semester

Wrapping up the fall semester, NECC staff and students open up about the challenges they’ve faced this past semester and what they are looking forward to this spring.  What seems...
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The celebration continues… “Tiny Beautiful Things” takes the stage

Photo by Mike Dean On Friday, Nov. 5, the Northern Essex Community College theater department, “held an outdoor performance of the play “Tiny Beautiful Things.” This was a...
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A year of celebration

Northern Essex Community College is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. It is also the 50th anniversary of the Haverhill Campus and the 30th anniversary of the Dimitry...
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