NECC Observer

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


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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Pandemic inspires new forms of creative collaboration

Although creative collaboration has become more difficult as a result of restrictions on gathering ,the additional time that has arisen for many over the past year has created an...
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A look into the mind and life of local artist Jay Tuccolo

When reaching the final steps leading to his third flood office, a bombardment of color and sound encircles you. Hundreds of CD’s line the walls and records are stacked all...
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