College life begins to take material shape.
Hiding isn’t the solution.
Just being in a good friend’s presence can help clear foggy dreariness.
A Twitter friend passes away.
The five stages of getting over a breakup.
College dorm assignments, and considering the idea of a personal brand.
Bedrooms feel like a refuge and a trap.
Coming to terms with the end of a really good gig.
“I might be a nobody to everyone else, but I know that I’m just me.”
Cultural assimilation, astrology, and the romanticization of depression.
September's theme is INFINITY.
Here’s what kinds of submissions we’re looking for, plus info on how to send us your work. ✴
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!