Going to a college where I knew almost no one was a relief.
So much is still waiting for us.
Ways to support a pal when their BF pretends to be woke but is really a jerk.
I couldn’t picture life without her—she’d been there from the start.
About whether friendship breakups are inevitable.
Make your friend’s day with a bundle of care and craft.
An interview with the 13-year-old cofounder of Electrick Girls, a movement for radical girls of color.
Even in a group, I’m afraid of missing out.
Breaking up a friendship is hard to do.
About unfollowing and unfriending people online.
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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!