NECC Observer

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

New Year’s resolutions: The lie we keep telling ourselves

Many make New Year’s resolutions but are unable to keep them. Working out, eating healthier, reading more. But how are some able to complete their resolutions and even make...
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Reading is the new yoga

Covid-19 gave way to new hobbies, such as reading. According to the New Yorker, reading can put people in a pleasure-like state of mind, similar to meditation. I interviewed 2...
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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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COVID-19 and online learning leaves lasting mental health impacts

Massachusetts schools were ordered to be suspended from in-person learning by March 16, 2020, by Gov. Charles Baker. Now in 2022, after a year and a half of online learning...
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