Jessica Hopper lives in Chicago, where she jams Dolly Parton LPs at top volume. You can follow her on Twitter @jesshopp.
Plus a cat café, new music from Brody Dalle, a look at racist microaggressions in academia, et plus!
Plus moon discoveries, a Hole reunion, and a stunning essay about race.
Our favorite recipe collections and other odes to food.
This week, we’re paying our respects to L’Wren Scott, thinking about representation, and jamming to Sia.
Plus an amazing Le1f performance, Latina feminism, and Lorde’s new makeup line.
Plus memories of Philip Seymour Hoffmann, Pussy Riot’s big week, and a look behind the scenes of Mean Girls.
The COOLEST new video and some sweet chit-chat about art and stuff.
Plus One Direction goodness, post-Grammys feelings, and two different looks at young female athletes.
May’s theme is GRADUATION. For details on how to send us your work, please read our Submit page. ✴
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!