MOST RECENT

Savage Appetites and Empowered Victimhood
Digital writer Christina McBride sits down with Rachel Monroe, author of Savage Apetites to discuss the nuances in visibility, whose story gets told, and who gets searched for. Monroe’s book explores what it means specifically for women to become obsessed with crime.   “Perhaps we liked creepy stories because something creepy was in us,” Rachel Monroe, […]
ROCKET x Cohen Career Center
ROCKET staff member Jaela Watkins sat down with W&M student Tangereen Velveteen to discuss accessibility and business-casual wear for trans and non-binary people. ROCKET partnered with the Cohen Career Center to showcase pieces from their Dress to Impress closet, a resource for students to borrow professional attire. The Center for Student Diversity has recently launched […]
Cowboys: Masculinity Reimagined – Behind the Scenes
Cowboys have historically been a touchstone for heteronormative ideals of masculinity. By portraying softness and intimacy we hope to challenge the projection of those ideals. The boundaries of cowboyishness are consistently being pushed, breaking down the rigidity of what it means to be a cowboy, creating space for more fluid perspectives and personalities. Like indie […]

STACK AWARDS 2019

ROCKET is proud to announce our recent inclusion on the shortlist for the 2019 Stack Awards for Student Publication of the Year. This international competition commemorates independent magazines from all across the globe, covering a wide breadth of subjects and mediums, both professional and amateur. This recognition has marked our publication as on par with the likes of student magazines such as Brasilia, out of Berlin, Crumble, out of Edinburgh, and FM/AM, out of New York, as well as professional magazines such as Beauty PapersAnxy, and Eye on DesignROCKET is purely a manifestation of our dedication to the ever-growing creative venture that is producing a print publication, so to be acknowledged alongside such remarkable titles such as these is both an honor and a major feat. With thes humbling accomplishment, we strive to continue pushing the boundaries of fashion, art and photography, as well as challenging the social and political issues at William & Mary and beyond.