A party is exponentially less disastrous when you expect nothing from it.
There are a ton of ways to make friends on campus.
Living like a stereotypical teen, if only vicariously.
Getting sick, being the designated driver, and raising a plant.
Things that only friends can know.
A short story about chasing unrequited love.
Tips for not drinking when everyone is drinking.
Thinking about drinking.
August’s theme is DESIRE. 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!