Songs about the search for approval.
Kendrick Lamar’s new album, Nancy Reagan’s legacy, and more.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, odd L.A., and Bob Marley’s legacy.
The British rapper on her new album and wanting to become the teacher she never had.
Albums about tumult inside and out.
I hear you.
Plus Michelle Obama in Japan, intense celestial phenomena, and students felling statues.
Plus an ensemble of music news, the return of Hansel and Zoolander, and Cindy Sherman emoji.
Plus, reflections on the Charlie Hebdo shooting, news about college tuition fees, and reverence for Joan Didion and Joni Mitchell.
May’s theme is HOMESTRETCH.
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!