Art

#wmoverlooked

“It seems absurd to admit that in the whirl of daily life I missed so many small particularities of the place I called home. And yet I did.” — New York Times, Seen Through Fresh Eyes Each semester we fall into the same schedule – we get coffee from the same place, walk the same […]

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Art, Fashion, Video

Behind the Scenes: Monochrome

Though the word monochrome has its origins in black and white photography, the fashion world has taken the word as its own. Monochrome from the fashion perspective is defined as wearing shades of a single color. At first that doesn’t sound so foreign – wearing head-to-toe black is timeless, classic, and something we see around campus […]

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Culture, Photography

Personality in Language

The way we describe the world is a reflection of the way we see it. As a result, we often glean a clearer picture of a culture from the way the natives describe their world. It’s because language mirrors society – expressions reveal what’s important to the people who say them. This simple fact explains why […]

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Art

White Space

Over and over again we’ve asked our readers to create personal interpretations out of our issues. So we’re turning the tables – asking our staff to create their own story from a shared, identical image. Each member of ROCKET was handed the same white square with the same off-kilter black line.With only three minutes to doodle, each person […]

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Art

Masculinity in Motion

  Inspired by autumn, the art treatments below juxtapose stability with energy and movement. The deep colors are drawn from the season itself, while the effects evoke fallen leaves. Though fallen leaves are grounded, they are not stationary. They are blown by the wind, jumped into, raked – constantly generating energy. We chose to use […]

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Art, Fashion, Photography

Welcome to the Site

ROCKET is more than its print pages. We’ve believed this for a while, but we never did anything about it – until now. ROCKET was founded to be a creative outlet on campus. As we’ve grown, we’ve evolved, and digital is our next step. Welcome to the website, presenting new content every week. We’ll consistently be […]

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