NECC Observer

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


The COVID-19 Vaccination Reporting Form Is Now Available

You can upload your COVID-19 card or immunization certificate through myNECC at COVID-19 Vaccination Reporting Form. To apply for a reasonable accommodation, complete and submit...
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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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How climate change is affecting New England

As the winters become milder and the summer becomes hotter climate change is here and it is already having a big impact for New England.  In 2016 a Zillow report uncovered that...
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What is NECC Watching: Fall 2021 Edition

Throughout the pandemic, and in general, movies and TV have always been very important to me in an artistic manner. Thus, I’m always interested in knowing what other people have...
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Nuclear debate: Mutually assured stalemate

“If I point a gun to your head and not fire it, it is still using the gun.” Professor Slaner Professor Stephen Slaner and Professor Andrew Morse debated on Dec. 1 on the...
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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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NECC community prepares for vaccine mandate

The presidents of the 15 Massachusetts Community Colleges recently announced there will be a new COVID-19 vaccine mandate going into effect this upcoming January. The mandate...
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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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