NECC Observer

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


Practicing media literacy: An especially important skill during a pandemic

With the increased usage of technology and the internet alike, it is important media consumers are practicing media literacy in their daily lives. Media literacy is a crucial...
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Face masks mandated in Massachusetts

On May 6, the use of mandatory masks took effect throughout the state of Massachusetts. The order, executed by Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Barker, requires residents to wear a...
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Parenting through a pandemic: NECC offers support group to caregivers

  As any community college, Northern Essex has its fair share of students with diverse needs and various non-school commitments. Now, thanks to a new student interest group, busy...
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Lessons learned from quarantine

The coronavirus has had its grip on the entire world for the better part of 2020. As human beings it is in our nature to learn, grow, and thrive in the face of adversity. While...
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