NECC Observer

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


Games Club offers opportunity make new friends, play new games

 The Northern Essex Community College Games Club is a fun and unique club that is great for meeting friends while playing a myriad of different types of games. This past semester...
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Stop the trend

Everyone has somewhat fallen into a need for greed or small desire to be recognized at some point, but when the quality of the idea to bring them there has lost its originality...
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The mastermind behind Student Activities

If you find yourself looking through Northern Essex’s event calendar, one name starts to stick out from the rest: Student Life Coordinator Stephanie Haskell.  Haskell has...
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Hold me back as time flies

It is no secret that time starts to fly by at an incomprehensible rate as we get older. As unexplainable as this is, the trials and tribulations of life slowly weigh on the human...
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New Year’s resolutions: The lie we keep telling ourselves

Many make New Year’s resolutions but are unable to keep them. Working out, eating healthier, reading more. But how are some able to complete their resolutions and even make...
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Life vs. travel

With all of the factors at play in your everyday life, it is hard to just pick up your bags and travel. The typical job would not help you have any available time to actually go...
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The Perspectives of NECC professor and philosopher, Dermot Luddy

In South Ireland, in the big city of Cork, Dermot Luddy grew up quite adventurously. He felt a sense of belonging in his historic, neighborly community. To Luddy, a prodigious...
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Paranormal pandemic lockdown: Covid connections from beyond the grave

The world became a turtle on its back when the pandemic was at its highest point in 2020. Even more so when cities began to go on “lock down.” Streets and freeways became quieter...
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