NECC Observer

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


Before I’m gone: A photo essay

This project is something that was born out of my own fears. It is a realization. It is a hard pill to swallow. It is a truth, that I (and many) need to face. This project was...
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A first-year radiologic technology student shares her NECC journey

Current student, Kali Bergeron, 20, of Salem, N.H., is spending her second semester at Northern Essex. Bergeron is in her prerequsit year of her courses to beome a radiologist....
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Two neurology students share their thoughts on a year of pandemic learning

Ryan Partland, a neurology student who has been attending university in Denver, Colorado throughout the entire pandemic, is eager to return to a full workload of in-person labs,...
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A look into the mind and life of local artist Jay Tuccolo

When reaching the final steps leading to his third flood office, a bombardment of color and sound encircles you. Hundreds of CD’s line the walls and records are stacked all...
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Pandemic forced changes in social lives, interactions

The conditions created by the Covid-19 pandemic and the isolation it necessitated has had a profound effect on the manner in which interactions take place and how people go about...
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Greatnes begins at home: A conversation with Noelia Figueroa

It was to my honor and surprise when interviewing Noelia Figueroa did, I out find what great talent we had here on the NECC campus. Our initial contact was due to some issues I...
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Who comes to the rescue when charities need help?

A feature on the Andrew Curry Green Lake Swim 2020 was a rollercoaster of emotions and struggles for everybody. It was difficult for people to continue to do the things they...
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Public speaking in a pandemic

We are taught from a young age that public speaking would be an important aspect of not only our educational lives, but future careers. It is daunting for several people, and the...
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