NECC Observer

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


NECC Bake Sales

NECC students, staff and faculty continue to show support for the community. In the spirit of Halloween, student organizations held bake sales on both the Lawrence and Haverhill...
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Seasonal Depression

With half of the fall semester gone and winter fast approaching, NECC students may find the “winter blues” hard to avoid. According to the American Psychological Association,...
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Starfish Update

NECC is one step closer to naming the mascot of the Early Success Starfish Program. After weeks of collecting submissions for the Name the Starfish contest, the Student Success...
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Student Loan Debt Burdens Learners

DonkeyHotey Financial experts urge NECC students to start reducing their loan debt while still attending school. According to U.S. News, the average college student graduates...
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Curly Hair is Back

After years of grueling hair-straightening regimens, NECC students are saving precious time by unplugging their flat-irons and embracing their natural curls. “I save at least an...
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Deterring Sexual Violence on Campus

Despite the ongoing crisis of sexual violence on college campuses, NECC remains one of the safest schools in the Northeast. According to the National Institute of Justice, one in...
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Starfish Early Success

NECC’s Starfish Early Success program is still accepting entries for the “Name the Starfish” contest. You may have seen the bright, blue mascot around campus, but soon we will...
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