Anna Navin

Staff Writer, The Channels

Location icon United States of America

My name is Anna Navin and this is my first semester writing for The Channels. I am a communication major hoping to transfer to UCSB in the fall.



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Human trafficking victims need more support from society

Human trafficking sounds like a horror that only occurs in the most remote parts of our world. Yet across the globe millions of people are victims of modern day human trafficking, and at least 80 percent of these victims are trapped in the sex industry. In a perfect world, child soldiers, sexual exploitation, forced marriages...


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SBCC Creative Writing Club presents written fiction pieces

Chella Courington's creative writing class held an open reading on Dec. 2 on East Campus for students to read their fiction pieces to an audience. Jon Vreeland, president of the creative writing club, called up volunteers to stand in front of the audience and read excerpts from their writings.

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Creative writing teacher to read from novella at Atkinson Gallery

Published author and City College creative writing professor Chella Courington will be reading a piece from her novella "The Somewhat Sad Tale of the Pitcher and Crow" in hopes the audience will find her own work intriguing. Students, staff members and the community are encouraged to attend from 6 p.m.

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HBO's 'Westworld' requires sexual acts for auditioners

A new series set to release next year is requiring actors to sign a consent form for nudity and various sexual acts in order to audition for the show. The HBO television series "Westworld" is set in a futuristic theme park with artificial beings and is based off the 1973 movie of the same name....

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Honors students hope for more class variety in the program

Honors student presidents are pushing for City College to offer more math and science classes to students pursuing an honors degree, but face a complicated process. Right now the majority of honors courses offered are liberal arts classes, making it difficult for science or math majors to complete the requirements needed.

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SBCC play "Good Kids" explores aftermath of sexual assaults

"Good Kids" is an eye-opening student-produced play that tells a story about modern-day teenage rape culture. With alcohol, partying, and young adults experimenting with new things, it was no surprise that the high school party would stir up conflict. The play touches on a very important issue in society that isn't always addressed.

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SBCC Creative Writing Club hosts event to fundraise for new book

The Creative Writing Club is hosting a poetry reading, Open Mic Night, on Friday, Nov. 12 on West Campus in order to raise money for publishing fees for its upcoming book. The event is held from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Business-Communication Center Forum and ticket prices are sold at the door for...

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Garvin's 70th season to feature Sherlock Holmes and crew

The famous consulting detective Sherlock Holmes is called in to investigate a man's death in "The Hound of the Baskervilles," premiering at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at the Garvin Theatre for the theater department's 70 spectacular season. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote this suspenseful story in 1902, and the play it's directed by...