NECC Observer

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


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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Tea helps to cope with quarantine, symptoms

I think I was exposed to Coronavirus.  The day was Tuesday April 14, 2020. I woke up that morning with a cold.  I was scheduled to work and was debating whether I would work the...
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Home learning, teaching, and appreciating

All around the world, teachers have been learning to teach remotely, and adjusting to the “new norm.” Parents and guardians must also adjust to the way their household has to be...
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A day in quarantine: A high school student shares her story

 Have you ever watched one of those movies or films where the characters’ day keeps restarting or repeating each time they wake up? Sort of like a time loop. Well that is exactly...
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Virus delivers an unfair blow to NECC students

President Donald Trump and the United States Federal Government forgot about college students when they came up with the CARES Act. The $2 trillion aid package made multiple...
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