The eternal cycle of waiting for a text back.
Unsent texts, unlearned lessons, and final exams.
What is so hard about texting back?
Tips on making your social life calmer.
Podcasts, videos, and apps that make us smile/think.
Thoughts on Drake’s new album. Plus: Protests in Mexico, Hollywood’s erasure of Asian actors, & more.
The software function is a fickle forever-friend.
How to keep your online information safe.
Texts I’ve thought about sending.
Advice for setting boundaries with a Snapchat-happy summer fling.
January’s theme is POSSIBILITY. 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!