Fashion, Photography

Starting Off Red

  check out ROCKET’s inspo for our first shoot of the fall View this post on Instagram A post shared by Rae Galutira (@rae_galutira) on Aug 18, 2018 at 9:33am PDT View this post on Instagram A post shared by STYLIST (@styledbymoon) on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:03am PDT  

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Art, Culture, Fashion, Photography

Editor’s Letter

It’s no secret that the arts at William and Mary are underappreciated and underrepresented. They often get shuffled to the side and pegged as frivolous amid the praise and importance bestowed upon what are considered more practical courses of study. Since its creation in 2011, ROCKET has served as a vestige for the creatives on […]

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Cartoon Kicks

For our street style shoot, our Style Team drew from many popular brands to create the models’ outfits. We thought we’d make those fashion choices even more approachable by putting them on cartoons! The concept for these art pieces comes from the “cartoonish approach” offered by traditionally friendly cartoon animals, and the juxtaposition that is created […]

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Culture, Fashion

Tales from Others’ Closets

It’s crazy how in love everyone is with vintage. In the former words of Marcia Brady, the Bee Gees, or your parents, “here’s the skinny:” with the advent of the Millennial hipster movement people want to look new and different, standing in contrast to everyone else, by incorporating vintage pieces into their closets. Yet my motivation for wearing […]

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Art, Culture

Come One Artist, Come All Artists

Gone are the days where art is confined to galleries, museums, and private collections, hidden behind lock and key for art history majors and highfalutin dealers to dissect and collect. Modern artists are breaking free of the mold –  leaving behind the limitations of frames to use organic, uninhibited, communal spaces as their canvas.  Across the world […]

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“We’re so busy watching out for what’s just ahead of us that we don’t take time to enjoy where we are.” — Bill Watterson Get Involved — The Rules: Take a photo  Add #wmoverlooked to your instagram caption / DM a photo to @rocketmag Submit as many as you like Check the site April 18th

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Culture, Photography

Travel Trinket Tales

Planes, trains, and automobiles – spring break means travel. But as we return to the comfort of our campus we might forget that, for some, university in The United States is exotic adventure within itself. We wanted to take a moment to highlight those who have traveled far and wide to attend the College – William […]

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What We’re Listening To

We set our lives to music like soundtracks to movies. Specific songs remind us of high school parties, playlists bring us back to various seasons of college, and that Billy Joel song will always call up memories of our middle school carpool. In the simplest terms, music is our auditory memory. ROCKET tells stories through […]

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