NECC Observer

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


Pandemic inspires new forms of creative collaboration

Although creative collaboration has become more difficult as a result of restrictions on gathering ,the additional time that has arisen for many over the past year has created an...
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A review of Shadow and Bone

Shadow and Bone is a new fantasy series on Netflix, run by Eric Heisserer, adapted from Leigh Bardugo’s bestselling young adult Grishaverse novels. The series is loosely based on...
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Innovation of Artificial Intelligence: AI in the past, present and future 

In October 2011, the most popular phone and computer designer company Apple, first released its own artificial intelligence which was introduced as a “humble personal...
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What is NECC watching: Spring 2021 edition

During the pandemic, everyone’s schedule is different, but there are some of us who now have more free time than ever before, which can lead to being able to enjoy more TV shows...
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GalaxyCon excels in the convention industry

Ever been to a convention? If so, was it pop culture related? If going to pop culture conventions is one of your hobbies, and you enjoy meeting celebrities as part of that hobby,...
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‘the sun and her flowers’ poetry review

In honor of National Poetry Month ending, I thought a poetry book review was a wonderful way to close off the month. the sun and her flowers is written by Rupi Kaur, a famous...
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Inspiration vs imitation: Learning when to detach oneself: Why taking a step back is just as crucial as moving forward.

Inspiration is key. It’s something that I need around me constantly, and it’s what drives me to create.  But I have to know when to detach. Not that long ago I wrote a piece...
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A reflection on the GTAV roleplaying community throughout the pandemic

The Grand Theft Auto: V roleplay community, shorthand GTA RPC, felt loss, heartbreak and sorrow in 2020, with the loss of some of its most prevalent, founding members.such as...
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