NECC Observer

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


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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Movies of 2022: What to expect

2022 is going to be quite a massive year for cinema fans. Film has been one of the most prominent forms of entertainment that have been keeping people less stressed throughout...
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Students share tips on fighting ‘seasonal slump’

While many enjoy the weather that winter in New England brings, many others suffer to get the motivation to go about their regular routines. With the confinement indoors due to...
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A balancing act: Alumn shares advice on juggling school, work and family responsibilities

There’s a pressure to work today, especially for college students. Student debt is a fear that looms over many student’s heads, as well as the desire to move away from home and...
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Best Buddies seeking members

According to the Best Buddies website, Best Buddies is a student-run friendship club that creates buddy pairs between students with and without intellectual and developmental...
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Training for the ‘real world’: Students say they would welcome life skills classes

It’s that time of year again when soon-to-be high school graduates eagerly send in their college applications and wait patiently for their dream schools to send back an...
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Why are high school students choosing dual enrollment at NECC?

High school students in Newburyport, and other local communities, are now taking dual enrollment classes at Northern Essex Community College, however, they all seem to be doing...
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