NECC Observer

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


A pandemic sort of poem?

How do I keep myself grounded when the world keeps spinning out of control ? As the days get shorter and the nights get longer, I begin to lose my balance. It was finally...
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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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The ups and downs of COVID-19

Around three months ago, the first COVID-19 case was announced in the United States. Since then, it has affected all of us. I remember looking through various articles on the...
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Opening my eyes: A student’s experience in quarantine

Being required to stay under quarantine has opened my eyes as to everything I took for granted outside of my house. Typically, I strain myself by playing PC games late at night,...
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Tips for coping with anxiety

These troubling times have taken a toll on our mental health. Being forced to be home hasn’t been easy for anybody, but it is exceptionally hard for those with disorders. It...
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Staying safe and healthy during the virus crisis

It is a difficult time for everybody.  With the world seemingly gone to fire overnight and many states in the country still on mandatory stay at home order, there seems to be a...
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Adjusting to our new normal

Recently with the extension of the Stay-At-Home order given by the governor of New Hampshire, it looks like they are trying to re-open the state slowly and effectively. The new...
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Vaccine inside a box

As we are reaching the end of our two month mandatory lockdown, many things about the American way have changed dramatically. For starters, no one can say that they fully grasp...
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