NECC Observer

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


COG sponsored trivia night is a festive success

The Community Outreach Group works throughout the academic year by doing meaningful work that supports the communities adjacent to NECC. These are included but not limited food...
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Connecting with the community during the holidays

Northern Essex Community College hosted a holiday themed movie night on Dec. 17. The community was encouraged to participate in the showing of the movie, The Holiday, being shown...
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Students react to COVID-19 vaccine news

On the 13th of December, the Covid vaccine was being packaged and prepared to be distributed all across the country. The vaccine made history, becoming the fastest ever created....
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NECC to host holiday trivia night

The time of year when people gather with family the most has arrived, but because of COVID-19, this year is a little different. Charlie Baker, governor of Massachusetts, has made...
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Students react to rising COVID numbers statewide

On 16th and 29th of November three members in total of the NECC community were found to test positive for coronavirus. The cases in Massachusetts overall continue to rise, with...
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Distant learning

March 2020 was a weird time; people’s lives were changing as they were sent to stay in their homes for a couple of months. Homes became offices and classrooms. Students went from...
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College students are coming home for the holidays, and some are not happy about it

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, college campuses are preparing to send students home for the winter. Many Massachusetts colleges are already primarily online, but plan to...
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Students share tips on how to keep your immunity up during finals stress and cold winter months

Why is self-care imperative for students during the winter of 2020? A 1982 study from the Ohio State University College of Medicine found that stress weakens the immune system....
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