NECC Observer

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


Modern utopia: A visit to Santa Catalina Island

My alarm goes off playing the Captain America theme song on my mobile phone, I reach over to turn the volume off and check the time. Its 5:30am, why would anyone be getting up...
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Would the real pedophiles please stand up? The irony of Republicans calling Democrats pro-pedophilia

During the Supreme Court Justice confirmation hearing of Ketanji Brown Jackson, Sen. Josh Hawley accused Jackson of being soft on child pornography offenders. Court records show...
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The Mission Act wasn’t built in a day

Walk a mile in my shoes, comes to mind when I hear someone says the word “Veteran.” When people look at veterans, they see a person in uniform who is was willing to put their...
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Media platforms should not spread ignorance

If you read the a recent edition of The New York Times you’d find an article nestled away in the Technology section about Joe Rogan. If you’re a millennial, you’re aware of...
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Praise Putin? Some Republicans have affections for Russian dictator

In late February, former U.S. President Donald Trump had nothing but praise for Russian President Vladimir Putin. Russia was preparing to invade and declare war on its neighbor...
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My dream job

The last year of the last century I was committed to changing my life significantly. I wanted to stop working in a factory full of ink, inhaling thinner, and other toxic products...
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How Will the New Omicron Variant Affect You?

The novel coronavirus has brought many ups and downs this year, keeping the entire world on its toes as it rained havoc all throughout the globe. This past month we have seen...
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‘Spider-Man No Way Home’ Spoiler-Free Review

On the evening of Thursday, December 16th, I saw the latest theatrical installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Spider-Man: No Way Home.” This third MCU...
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