NECC Observer

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


GameStop vs Wall Street

The video game retailer GameStop has been on a downward trend due in recent years to its poor sales horrible management and COVID-19 nearly tanking and bankrupting the company....
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Speechapalooza to return

NECC’s annual fundraising event, Speechapalooza, will be returning as an online event this spring with new adviser Kimberly Lyng at the helm and hosted by students enrolled in...
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Students look forward to vaccine to help get back to normal

We are all hoping the vaccine will help students get back to school next year. NorthernEssex students were given the opportunity to share their ideas on the vaccine. Last March...
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NECC Police Academy aims to promote culture of quality

Joshua Stokel is dedicated to supporting solid training for student officers in his first year as Director of NECC’s Police Academy, aiming to equip local officers with all the...
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Essex County young adults share their thoughts on local government

In our education system we are taught primarily about how our federal government works, but what about how our local government works? I spoke with some of the young adults of...
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College and high school students face mental health issues during pandemic

How is a college student’s mental health different or similar from high school?  The extremely high-stress levels and mental health issues among students have resulted from...
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Students find ways to be entertained and creatively inspired in 2021

As we emerge from the year of 2020 — a year of which could be generally described as a global catastrophe and a stressful period for most — the remaining effects have still left...
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Center for Liberal Arts offers students academic help, events, advising and more

The Center for Liberal Arts is a social and academic home for all Northern Essex students who have a liberal arts related major so that they can have access to academic help,...
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