NECC Observer

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


NECC Police Academy aims to promote culture of quality

Joshua Stokel is dedicated to supporting solid training for student officers in his first year as Director of NECC’s Police Academy, aiming to equip local officers with all the...
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COG offers outlet to help community

Club members say NECC’s Community Outreach Group is a place for students of any background to make friends while working towards a common goal: helping their community. “Everyone...
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Music review: ‘Whole Lotta Red,’ whole lotta greateness or a whole lotta hype?

On December 25th at 12:00 am on Christmas, the Atlanta rapper Playboi Carti dropped his long awaited second studio album “”Whole Lotta Red””, it received mixed...
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Super Bowl Sunday 2021

This past year has been difficult for people everywhere. Every rising  month seems to come with an unexpected curveball. With Super Bowl Sunday being held in February 2021, this...
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Students connect through art club

On the cold night of February 10, students turned on their computers and met through the familiar Zoom to have the Art Club meeting. The club is still fairly new, it’s beginning...
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Essex County young adults share their thoughts on local government

In our education system we are taught primarily about how our federal government works, but what about how our local government works? I spoke with some of the young adults of...
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College and high school students face mental health issues during pandemic

How is a college student’s mental health different or similar from high school?  The extremely high-stress levels and mental health issues among students have resulted from...
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