NECC Observer

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


COVID-19 continues to have an impact on education

The manner in which education has changed throughout the course of the Covid-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the learning experience and the manner in which students go...
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Pandemic forced changes in social lives, interactions

The conditions created by the Covid-19 pandemic and the isolation it necessitated has had a profound effect on the manner in which interactions take place and how people go about...
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Greatnes begins at home: A conversation with Noelia Figueroa

It was to my honor and surprise when interviewing Noelia Figueroa did, I out find what great talent we had here on the NECC campus. Our initial contact was due to some issues I...
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Success stories behind the pandemic: NECC’s financial aid department

Success Stories Behind the Pandemic    There have been so many adjustments taking place here at the school due to the pandemic. In every area and in different departments that I...
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Students share diverse opinions on college’s vaccine policy

Just as the population of NECC’s students are diverse, so are their opinions about NECC’s  decision not to require the COVID-19 vaccine to take in-person classes next semester....
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Who comes to the rescue when charities need help?

A feature on the Andrew Curry Green Lake Swim 2020 was a rollercoaster of emotions and struggles for everybody. It was difficult for people to continue to do the things they...
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Public speaking in a pandemic

We are taught from a young age that public speaking would be an important aspect of not only our educational lives, but future careers. It is daunting for several people, and the...
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