The 1600

Marin Academy's Student Newspaper

The 1600

The 1600

Tar Beach, Faith Ringgold 1988.

10 Black Visual Artists to Honor this February

Anaya E. '26 | February 20, 2023

February is Black History Month, a time to honor the contributions of Black individuals, Black communities, and their stories. In any sector you can think of, there is Black influence and excellence—law,...

The Learning Lab opened in 2022.

Learning Services: A Discussion With Rebecca Gustin

Helena P. '24 | February 20, 2023

I’m sitting in the learning lab as I do most tutorials and lunches. It's decorated with posters of student artwork, posters created by the Learning Profile Affinity Space are pinned to the walls, and...

Indigenous People are Central to the Environmental Movement

Indigenous People are Central to the Environmental Movement

Finn D. '24, Co-Editor in Chief | November 27, 2022

With November marking Indigenous Heritage month and Thanksgiving, yet another holiday that further illustrates our country’s deep ties to colonization, it is critical that we prioritize the truth and...

Banned Books Illustration

Banned: Books, Politics, and Identity

Helena P. '24, Narrative Writer | November 2, 2022

I remember in middle school when my teachers called our entire class in. It was a sunny crisp September morning: the day that they gave us a lesson on 9/11. Throughout my three years in middle school,...

Calpulli Tonalehqueh performing on the Championship Field

Aztec Dance Group Comes to MA for Latine Heritage Month

Kate L., Community Writer | October 25, 2022

On October 3, students, faculty, and staff gathered on the field to watch a San Jose-based Aztec dance group named Calpulli Tonalehqueh perform. The group’s mission is to share indigenous culture on...

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