Learning to DJ, Pride parades, and water parks.
DJ collectives, student protests, New York Fashion Week, and more.
Our efforts to live in the moment and follow long-held dreams.
“Mixtapes are time capsules,” and other observations from the full-time DJ.
An interview with an art collective that’s about camaraderie over competition.
Plus an essay about gender equality by Beyoncé, some rad new music, and comics by Mindy Kaling.
How to play music for a party.
Rookie is no longer publishing new content, but we hope you'll continue to enjoy the archives, or books, and the community you've helped to create. Thank you for seven very special years! ✴
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!