NECC Observer

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


Locals reflect on how pandemic has changed our lives

COVID is a virus that has been affecting the whole world but when discussing with locals living in Massachusetts Jelisa Lopez, Sylvia Lopez and Angelica Ruiz, they share how...
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Oh, what to do with time? Pandemic inspires new hobbies

When the world shut down in March of 2020, people were left with endless time on their hands. But what were people to do with all that time? Two current and one former NECC...
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A new era in the movie industry

There was a time where Arnold Schwarzenegger was the biggest action movie star in Hollywood. Star Wars was the hottest movie franchise around and watching movies in the theater...
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Behind the scenes essential workers share their experiences during height of pandemic

As the Covid-19 pandemic began, many people were deemed heroes as the public watched emergency room doctors, nurses, and first responders work tirelessly throughout the pandemic...
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Spotlight on Student Life Coordinator Stephanie Haskell

Student Life Coordinator, Stephanie Haskell, has a lot on her plate at NECC, but she is an integral part of the Northern Essex community. Haskell is from Concord New Hampshire...
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Portrait of a professor: The philosophies of Meredith Gunning

Meredith Gunning, Professor of Philosophy at Northern Essex Community College, opens up about where she came from and gives insight on her motivations and philosophies both in...
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Anticipation builds for 2022 Oscars

The 2022 Oscar nominations have been announced, and so many of the most incredible performers and filmmakers of the past year are getting the recognition that they all deserve as...
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