Reflections on my first year of high school.
How to make the most of moving to a new place.
Our favorite games to help you get to know a new crew.
There are a ton of ways to make friends on campus.
Advice on hitting the reset button of your social life.
Stories about putting down roots and growing intimacy.
Advice on asking someone to hang out without giving off crush vibes.
It’s all right if you’re without a bff, and here’s why.
I didn’t want to be ridiculed, and I was suppressing myself because of it.
A comic about the search for home.
October's theme is SPIRIT. 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!