Artist Interview: Shunkan
Hailing from Los Angeles, Shunkan is the ‘90s-influenced indie rock project of 26-year-old musician Marina Sakimoto. Sakimoto’s sophomore album, Cumberland Falls, debuted on September 13 and will be accompanied by a seven-date tour of the East Coast. The third stop, on September 27, is William & Mary’s own Meridian. In advance of the show, Features […]
The Company You Keep
Why does it suddenly feel like brands are becoming our best friends? As Features writer Nakia Stephens notes, this is exactly how they want us to feel. But if that’s the case, why shouldn’t consumers be able to ask for respect from these brands in the same way they would expect from their friends? I […]
Astral 2019 Video
The wait is over – check out our video from the 2019 ASTRAL Fashion Show. Special thanks to our designers and musicians: Audrey Leonard, Maya Cross, Jonathans Twelve Boat, Lama Ali, Taylor Virgil, Sarah Elsadig, Boyhood Society, Yuvi, Huey Shy, Khaiba and Babysosa. Video by Andrew Uhrig with additional footage by Chai Hibbert, Kaela Sung […]


ROCKET is proud to announce our recent inclusion on the shortlist for the 2018 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.