NECC Observer

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


Tips to start a fitness journey

We are only a few weeks into this New Year, and if your New Years’ resolution to eat better, work out, and better your mental health is at a halt especially if you aren’t seeing...
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State’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout not enough to quell disproportional number of positive cases in Lawrence

Massachusetts vaccine distribution is categorized into three phases. Phase 1 is made up of front-line workers such as doctors, nurses, home health aides, long term care/assisted...
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GameStop vs Wall Street

The video game retailer GameStop has been on a downward trend due in recent years to its poor sales horrible management and COVID-19 nearly tanking and bankrupting the company....
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Students engage with Black History Month through African dance class

On Feb. 24, students gathered through Zoom to meet with Bisi from Izizwe Dance Studio, stationed in Lawrence Massachusetts. The goal was to learn more about Black History Month...
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NECC alumn, Gyani Wasp, discusses creative inspirations and pursuit of a career in filmmaking

Gyani Pradhan Wong Ah Sui (a.k.a. Gyani Wasp), 18, is an international student and NECC film major alumni who is currently majoring in screen studies at Clark University in...
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“The Ringer:” Lighthearted fun or deeply problematic?

If someone told you that there was a comedic movie, about a normal man who lies to compete in The Special Olympics, you would be rightly outraged. This is the basic plot of the...
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A shift in sports at NECC

Kids and teens in the United States always have at least one dream about what they want to do when they are older, some of these dreams are inspired overtime by what they do,...
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