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The C Word
Girlfriends (2000-2008) followed four adult women in their pursuit of stable, love lives, careers, and friendships. Lynn, the mooching, free-spirited musician in the show, began abstaining from sex when she fell in lust with a poet, Sivad, who was said to be celibate for five years because he was saving himself, that special part of […]
Ask The Stars: Week 1
SUBJ: WHAT’S UP TUE, AUG 10, 1:39 PM Dear Stars,  Last November, I broke up with my girlfriend of two and a half years after she demanded that I allow her to welcome an additional partner into our relationship. Though I had expressed some openness to the idea of an open relationship in the past, […]
Your Capsule Wardrobe Is Actually Elitist
Look, I love clothes just as much as the next person. I can’t help but succumb to the fashion industry’s relentless marketing designed to make us feel unsatisfied with what we have.  Thanks to globalization, our consumption has become increasingly frictionless. We’re buying much more than what we need, leading to barely worn clothes ending up […]

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 Design. ROCKET 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 this 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.