NECC Observer

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


Young adults continue to experience mental health difficulties as COVID persists

There is currently an epidemic of young adults suffering from mental health problems. These issues may have been prompted by a number of things on account of COVID-19 such as...
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Why students continue to take online classes

COVID-19 has altered the ways that individuals approach education. One of these things that have changed is the prominence of online classes. Even now, when in-person courses are...
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Why are less and less students choosing college in 2022?

Less and less students are attending college as the pandemic continues to show its effects on our country, and academic professionals are wondering what this is going to mean for...
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Weighing the benefits of choosing a community college

When choosing what college to attend for the next 4 years of life, it can be quite a daunting task. It feels like you’re being pulled in so many different directions, with this...
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Students react to potential changes to Twitter

Across several mainstream media outlets it is reported that Elon Musk has purchased popular social media app, Twitter. Twitter is a social media platform designed in a way that...
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Elon Musk captures the blue bird

It’s not over until the blue bird sings, but it looks like Elon Musk is ready to give the app a new song. Twitter’s board has accepted Elon Musk’s 44 billion dollar offer to buy...
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Observer wins gold medal

The NECC Observer was awarded a gold medal from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for work published during the 2020-2021 school year. During this time the student...
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Students share advice on how to manage school/work balance

According to the American Association of University Professors, a recent study revealed that 43% of full-time undergraduate students were also employed while enrolled in classes...
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