NECC Observer

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


COVID vaccine mandate

As yet another semester begins, COVID continues to ravage our world. At the start of the fall semester, many colleges and universities around the nation including Massachusetts...
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How is COVID-19 affecting your college experience?

Covid-19 has plagued the world. And it may even feel as if you’re the only one experiencing troubles, whether it’s in the classroom, on campus, or in your everyday...
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Local food banks are in desperate need of your help

The amount of people unable to provide proper nutrition for themselves and their families had almost doubled at the start of the COVID pandemic. While that number is slowly...
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Online learning has lasting appeal for some students

Coronavirus and its harrowing pandemic have caused a resurgence and appreciation in virtual learning. As universities and other educational institutions begin reopening, more...
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Dean tells Board of Trustees about efforts to revitalize music and theater

The Northern Essex Board of Trustees met on Oct. 6 and heard a presentation given by Dean of Liberal Arts Amy Callahan about how the college is trying to revitalize their music...
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Expectations are high for the upcoming baseball season

During the 2021 fall season NECC Baseball team is playing exhibition games. They practice a lot in the field and work out in the gym. They are doing everything that they can to...
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Before I’m gone: A photo essay

This project is something that was born out of my own fears. It is a realization. It is a hard pill to swallow. It is a truth, that I (and many) need to face. This project was...
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A student with her eyes on radiologic technology degree shares her NECC journey

Current student, Kali Bergeron, 20, of Salem, N.H., is spending her second semester at Northern Essex. Bergeron is in her prerequsite year of her general health and science...
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