NECC Observer

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

Witch hunt or hoax? Will Donald Trump ever be held accountable for anything?

Since Donald Trump left office in January 2021, he has been faced with a range of criminal and civil investigations as officials probe everything from his alleged mishandling of...
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Gun violence in America

I believe in our Second Amendment Rights to bear arms, but I do not think that regular citizens should be able to acquire automatic or semiautomatic assault rifles. There has...
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Would the real pedophiles please stand up? The irony of Republicans calling Democrats pro-pedophilia

During the Supreme Court Justice confirmation hearing of Ketanji Brown Jackson, Sen. Josh Hawley accused Jackson of being soft on child pornography offenders. Court records show...
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Praise Putin? Some Republicans have affections for Russian dictator

In late February, former U.S. President Donald Trump had nothing but praise for Russian President Vladimir Putin. Russia was preparing to invade and declare war on its neighbor...
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How climate change is affecting New England

As the winters become milder and the summer becomes hotter climate change is here and it is already having a big impact for New England.  In 2016 a Zillow report uncovered that...
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‘Build Back Better Act’ is investment we need

U.S. Congresswoman Alexandrea Ocasio-Cortez (D–NY 14th District) made a bold statement on her dress at the star-studded Met Gala last month. Ocasio-Cortez wore a white off...
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