NECC Observer

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


The extinction of journalism in Honduras

Although some newspaper articles state that Mexico and Syria are the most dangerous countries to be a journalist, I think they have long overlooked how dangerous it is for a...
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Students, staff members plan for pandemic holidays

No matter what your typical traditions may entail, this holiday season is most definitely going to look a little different this year. With the aim to keep family members and...
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When will Americans finally get the Covid vaccine?

U.S.  health workers today already began receiving their vaccinations, as there are 87 million essential workers in line for theirs. There is no guarantee all of them will...
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First year students reflect on their first semester

College students throughout the country have been asked to follow a unique set of expectations and requirements equating to seemingly nothing else in recent educational history...
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Here comes the snow

As December rolls on and winter comes, the weather is something that plays a huge factor, especially in the freezing Massachusetts. The cold weather along with the good chance of...
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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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Students look forward to a new year

The year 2020 is coming to an end, and new beginnings are around the corner as this year is almost over. This year has been a whirlwind with a global pandemic causing changes...
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Federal government’s ninth execution of the year raises questions

The Federal government’s ninth execution of the year, and the first federal execution in a lame-duck period in 130 years begs the question, Why? Brandon Bernard’s execution on...
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