NECC Observer

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


Downtown Haverhilll’s newest food-stop Stacks up well against its competition

Located at 144 Washington St, Stacks is the bold and enticing sandwich-focused restaurant that provides casual eaters and foodies alike a satisfying  blend of craft and comfort...
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Korn and Evanescence gear up for summer tour

Korn is set to hit the road with Evanescence this summer for a 17 date tour that starts on Aug. 16 and ends on Sept. 16. The two bands, both alternative rock titans in their own...
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“Lighten Up” performance

The NECC spring theater production, “Lighten Up” recently played to sold out audiences on May 5, 6, 7 and 8. Directed by Theater Program Coordinator Brianne Beatrice, the play,...
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Rock artist Kelsy Karter performs at the Middle East in Cambridge

On the night of Monday, April 25th, I finally got to see Kelsy Karter perform live here in Massachusetts! Kelsy Karter is a singer-songwriter, who released her debut album in...
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Guest comic strip: Color Or No Color

Comic strip courtesy of Yomerly Rodriguez Editor’s Note: NECC student Yomerly Rodriguez, submitted this comic strip to the Observer. In an email she writes: “The inspiration for...
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Morbius: Not even so bad it’s good

On April 1, 2022, Morbius was released in theaters. I got to watch the film on opening night with a couple of friends. I figured I would review it, and give my thoughts on the...
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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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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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