Jessica Hopper is Rookie’s music editor. She lives in Chicago, where she jams Dolly Parton LPs at top volume. You can follow her on Twitter @jesshopp.
While I sleep, there is still a “we.”
Advice about class privilege, finding a drummer for your band, and being friends with boys.
Plus thoughts on cultural appropriation and race, Coachella for dads, and the best Beyoncé tribute you’ll ever see.
Products that help dry winter skin stop freaking out and/or flaking off.
Advice about crushes, being called “sweetheart,” and ultra-negative friends.
Songs by kindred spirits.
Hello! October’s theme is GLORY.
Here's what kinds of submissions we're looking for, plus info on how to send us your work. ✴
Rookie is a website for teenage girls. With monthly-themed content, we update three times every weekday, and once a day on weekends. Click here to find out where to send stuff you'd like us to see. Learn about the people who write this thing here.