Sometimes the only person you can save is yourself.
Sketches of missed people and places.
Chicago teachers protest, President Obama pardons inmates, and more.
The First Lady drops a new song. Plus: Activism in Chicago, and more.
Self-love campaigns. Plus: Ariana Grande on SNL, Black Lives Matter, and Kanye West’s tweets.
Students say no to a rally for Trump. Plus: President Obama and J. Cole, memoirs, and music.
Views of concerts, friends, and family.
An interview and song premiere by Chicago rapper Psalm One.
Steps I take to get out of my head and experience the world.
High school isn’t the only way to get an education.
July’s theme is SOULMATES.
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!