NECC Observer

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


What is NECC currently watching?

This pandemic has been different for everyone. Some of us have been more busy than ever, and some of us have more free time than usual. In regards to that, the people of NECC...
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 Just getting into James Baldwin? Here’s your guide

I remember exactly where I was when I first discovered who James Baldwin was. It was my sophomore year of high school and I had just begun taking Early College classes at NECC....
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Top Notch Players present Love Letters virtually

The NECC Top Notch Players and the Liberal Arts Divisiom have refashioned theater as you know it with a virtual fall semester production of Love Letters. Love Letters, a play...
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Hack the planet

For the longest time in media there has not been a good depiction of hacking. Most of it involved people typing super-fast on a computer while someone looks over their shoulder...
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Happiest Season: A thoughtful comedy about family and holidays

Going home to see your family for the holidays is stressful. Of course, you love them and you’re happy to see them, but let’s be honest here. It’s stressful! It’s even more...
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Noelle: A different type of Christmas movie

I’m the first to admit that I’m a bit of a grinch when it comes to Christmas movies. I feel like they all follow the same formula and if you’ve seen one, you’ve seen a thousand....
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Apple’s newest headphones cost about half my rent

Apple has yet again stirred up the internet’s opinions with another piece of tech; the AirPods Max. With one last attempt to get some sales before the Holiday season ends,...
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Urine Hell: A short comedic film   

On Nov. 27 “Urine Hell” premiered on YouTube. The film takes the viewer on just shy of a six-minute quest from the beach to a public bathroom stall, all in search of bladder...
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