NECC Observer

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


Speechapalooza goes online, collects donations for student relief fund

Northern Essex Community College students hosted an online public speaking event, called Speechapalooza, on Instagram, Facebook and Youtube from Wednesday-Friday, April 29-May 1....
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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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Student offers insights into dealing with pandemic

The uncertainty for what’s to come, my academic performance, Income/work and my health are a few of the things that I consider to be some of the major factors to my stress....
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Administrators host virtual town hall for students

Northern Essex Community College President Lane Glenn and Vice President of Academic Affairs Bill Heinemen outlined in an 11 a.m. public Zoom town hall on Wed the various...
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A review: HBO’s “Plot Against America”

This speech might be pulled from an alt-right rally but it’s not, this speech was given on September 11, 1941 by American Aviator, Charles Augustus Lindberg, during an America...
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United in isolation: A story of creativity through heartache

Serai Bogran of Haverhill is an 18-year-old Journalism student in her second semester at Northern Essex Community College. She has had a hard time adjusting to her new routine of...
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Speechapalooza goes online

Speechapaloozaa is ON-line. Due to all this craziness this year students will be hosting this event online April 29-May 1. The event is being run by David Rattigan’s public...
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Students cope with pandemic

Covid-19, also known as the “novel coronavirus”, is a disease currently ransacking the entire globe. According to the Centers for Disease Control, Covid-19 is “a respiratory...
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