Assessing a crush and remembering to relax.
Illustrations that give feelings form.
Paths through insecurity.
Poems about what changes, and what stays the same.
“This campus has a way of making us depraved.”
Crushes, dictators, and commitment to a fight.
Why is it so hard to talk about girl crushes?
Rising above embarrassment, and a racist incident on campus.
December’s theme is OMENS. 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!