NECC Observer

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


How I didn’t handle burnout this fall, and why you should

I got burnt out mid November, from school, juggling three schools has not been the easiest the whole semester but I was managing for two months until my father started making me...
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The power struggle between the media and real-life violence

The entertainment industry is one of the most popular and influential things that we as human beings consume. One of the more popular themes that we are exposed to within this...
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 Just getting into James Baldwin? Here’s your guide

I remember exactly where I was when I first discovered who James Baldwin was. It was my sophomore year of high school and I had just begun taking Early College classes at NECC....
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How to keep a healthy weight even if you are studying at home

Are we at the age to worry about weight? Possibly not. Some experts believe that it is around the age of 30 when our metabolism begins to slow down. Nevertheless, combined with...
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Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Review

Fans of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild have been anxiously waiting for a sequel ever since it was released in 2017. While it looks like we still have at least a couple...
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Are we aware that COVID-19 cases are increasing in Massachusetts?

This morning I read an article in the Boston Globe saying that “Over the past week, there have been an average of 656 cases per day, an increase of 8 percent from the average two...
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Julia Child: Larger than life, in stature and legacy

Julia Child’s culinary journey really began to materialize in the 1950’s, when she was settling down in France with her husband, Paul Cushing Child. Julia attended...
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Dual enrollment is a win-win for high school students during the pandemic

March 11 of this year the World Health Organization would declare COVID-19 a pandemic, two days later the U.S. declared a state of emergency, closing schools and changing...
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