Dear Diary: October 3, 2016Surgery, and the death of a beloved pet.
Dear Diary: October 4, 2016Then, there was Harry Styles.
Dear Diary: October 5, 2016The first month of college: an overview.
Dear Diary: October 6, 2016Gossip, tampon applicators, and a class trip.
Dear Diary: October 7, 2016Rising above embarrassment, and a racist incident on campus.
Dear Diary: October 11, 2016Taking up public space.
Dear Diary: October 12, 2016Creative expansion, and Briana returns to Team Diary!
Dear Diary: October 13, 2016Love for the internet, and excitement for all October's parties.
Dear Diary: October 14, 2016Taking what you have and making something extraordinary.
Dear Diary: October 17, 2016The world goes in and out of focus.
Dear Diary: October 18, 2016Inspired by conspiracy theories.
Dear Diary: October 19, 2016Turning 18, and encounters with masculinity.
Dear Diary: October 20, 2016Expanding what it means to be feminine, and looking forward to Moonlight.
Dear Diary: October 21, 2016A violently racist incident, blocks away from school.
Dear Diary: October 24, 2016It's almost break.
Dear Diary: October 25, 2016Love, camel pose, and prayer.
Dear Diary: October 26, 2016In an unexpected turn of events, school becomes bearable.
Dear Diary: October 27, 2016Pride can be inhibiting, and freeing.
Dear Diary: October 28, 2016Love notes, trauma, and Jenny Holzer.
Dear Diary: October 31, 2016Did a romance novelist invent love?
Face OffMasquerading is a ball.
It Has Been EverythingMixing and matching images until they feel like me.
SpectralityEvery day is ephemeral.
Who Am I Today?A zine about self-discovery.
Teen GhostA day in the afterlife.
1999Nine good things about growing up in New York City.
Camp ShanghaiBack for the first time.
Finding the LightHuman photosynthesis.
Big ScreenA photo diary of some of this year's greatest scenes.
Now You See UsA zine about disappearing into other people.
Crimson & CloverWhere the material and the psychic worlds meet.
Have We Met Before?Collages about finding yourself in other people.
October CollagesRookie readers’ creativity shines bright in this gallery.
HauntingA collection of ghostly gifs.
Royal TheaterAt this stage, we rule.
Star QualityA collection of cinematic collages.
I Am PowerA zine by Rookie readers in Seattle.
Renaissance WomenWe won't limit ourselves.
She Didn't Forget ItMemories preserved in a sketchbook.
Tech Trek: Manicures From the FutureWe review augmented-reality nail art and the TV show Black Mirror.
Saturday Printable: Mini ZineA pocket-sized comic by your pal Al.
Collage KitVintage pics and mysterious doodles to cut and paste.
Creative Prompt: Jump Into CharacterYou're the director in this imaginative casting.
Saturday Printable: PostersFor confidence-building and room-beautifying.
How to Plan a Low-Stress EventBe the host with the most chill.
How to Make a Miniature Record PlayerThrow the world's most adorable dance party.
Creative Prompt: Scare Up a Ghost StoryFreak us out with a spooky tale.
Saturday Printable: Pop-Up StagesGive your desk some character(s).
Creative Prompt: Do the Monster MashParty with your favorite spooky characters.
DIY Halloween CostumesGet into character.
Mini Mall: Fun Stuff for FallStranger Things gear and other super-sweet treats.
Saturday Printable: School Supply StickersTo help you stay motivated when a break feels far away.
Creative Prompt: Form a CovenCast a spell on us.
HoroscopesThis month's new moon brings magical, spooky news.
Saturday Printable: A November CalendarYou've got it together this month.
Too Smart to FailIt was my own great expectations that I couldn’t meet.
Multitudes of MeI didn’t want to be ridiculed, and I was suppressing myself because of it.
Mom SchooledFor a year, my mother was also my high school English teacher.
Marching OutI dreamed of a world outside the band room walls.
Imitation GameThere’s no handbook by which to assemble a self.
Access GrantedWe are at our most vulnerable when trying to become part of something—online and IRL.
Finding FamilyGrowing up with multiple caregivers.
Screen TimeA TV show, documentary, and short film that explore the human condition.
Jay Som: Ghost"You can feel good about your work."
Sonic HealingA review of Solange's A Seat at the Table.
Friday Playlist: Knights InJam to these medieval melodies.
Emily Reo: SpellThe premiere of a hypnotic new song, plus a chat about mental health.
Friday Playlist: Story TimeThese songs are like a good book.
Friday Playlist: Character StudySongs for the ones we admire.
My Friends Are Famous to MeA fan letter to my favorite artists.
Tele Novella: Even StevenThe premiere of a spooky video by a self-described "Halloween band."
Lily Mae: CloserThe premiere of a song that makes us feel like everything will be OK.
Live Wire: An Interview With Donita SparksThe L7 guitarist and lead singer shares details about the band's new documentary.
Friday Playlist: It's HalloweenCrank up these spooky jams.
DIY Power ChokerGo bold.
Almost Best-DressedUsing hemlines, chunky shoes, and scarves to show myself to the world.
DIY Half ’n’ Half T-shirtShow multiple sides of yourself at once.
Editor's LetterOctober 2016: Cast of Characters
Crowded HouseHow do you bring your many selves together in harmony?
Daily Links: Guerrilla Girls EditionA feminist art collective, the return of Le Tigre, and the Internet.
Daily Links: Luke Cage EditionAn interview with the mind behind the Netflix hit. Plus: Serena Williams, the Internet, and more.
Daily Links: Grimes Reigns EditionThe synth-pop queen drops seven new music videos. Plus: Art Hoe Collective & Natalie Portman.
Daily Links: Insecure EditionIssa Rae debuts her new show. Plus: Haiti and Hurricane Matthew, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on feminism.
Daily Links: Pussy Riot EditionA manifesto from a member of the Russian feminist collective. Plus: More news from the internet.
Bad Girl Painter: Flávia BrioschiA chat with the 15-year-old artist known as Flavushh.
Daily Links: Mental Health EditionA collection of essays on care. Plus: The Power Rangers and presidential politics.
Daily Links: CoverGirl EditionThe beauty brand chooses its first male spokesmodel.
Tattoos 101: A Guide to Getting InkedTips for every stage of your body art journey.
Daily Links: "Enough Is Enough" EditionMichelle Obama delivers a powerful message about the presidential race.
Daily Links: American Honey EditionAn interview with actor Sasha Lane. Plus: SNL spoofs presidential politics, & more.
Daily Links: Activism & Surveillance EditionThe ACLU announces that protestors' social media posts were tracked by police.
Daily Links: Reproductive Rights EditionA look at the last 100 years of women's health. Plus: More news from the internet.
How to AuditionTips for combatting performance anxiety and getting yourself on stage.
Daily Links: When I Met You EditionPreviously unreleased music from David Bowie. Plus: Amanda Seyfried talks about mental health, & more.
How to Assert YourselfBecause you're not a doormat, but a FULL HUMAN BEING.
Daily Links: Moonlight EditionA review of an incredible new film. Plus: More reads for your weekend.
Daily Links: Potluck Dinner Party EditionMartha Stewart and Snoop Dogg team up on a TV show. Plus: Kathleen Hanna on riot grrrl, & more.
Managing RuminationLife is too precious to let cyclical thoughts take over.
Daily Links: Profound Power EditionA reflection on Solange's latest music videos. Plus: Movies & art to get into.
Daily Links: Return to Stars Hollow EditionThe trailer for the Gilmore Girls revival is here.
Life Skill: How to Curb a CopycatWhat to do when imitation doesn't feel flattering.
Daily Links: Original Emojis EditionThe symbols are headed to museum walls.
Daily Links: #RIPVine EditionThe social media site will soon be no more. Plus: More to read this weekend.
Daily Links: Transgender Rights EditionThe Supreme Court will decide a landmark case.
Bronx-BasedA portrait of a young artist finding her way in New York City.