Art, Culture, Featured

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 […]

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Culture, Fashion, Featured, Photography

Astral

Reporting from the most explosive creative event on campus, Features writer Hannah Lowe describes the excitement and anticipation surrounding ROCKET Magazine and Students of Hip-Hop Legacy’s 3rd annual ASTRAL Fashion Show. With more designers, more musicians, more models, and more hype than ever before, ASTRAL more than lived up to its growing reputation. It’s hard […]

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Culture, Photography

Fed Up

Re-Learning Body Positivity with Ellen Penn Berry Content warning: article discusses body image and mentions eating disorders. Features writer Hannah Lowe spoke with ROCKET alum Ellen Penn Berry for the piece FED UP in the Fall/Winter 2018 issue. Here is the full interview. The Internet is a difficult place to be, if body positivity is […]

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Art, Culture

Christine and the Queens

Chris is not here to explain herself. Born Héloïse Letissier and also known as Christine and the Queens, the 30-year-old French pop star has reinvented herself many times over. She no longer has time to explain her many personas to fans nor critics. Chris, her most recent, gender-defying incarnation, is introduced to the world in […]

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Culture, Fashion

The Fashion (R)evolution of Cardi B

Belcalis Almanzar was 19 when she started stripping to escape an abusive relationship and pay for school. Now, at the age of just 24, Belcalis has a new moniker and a national reputation as Cardi B, the chart-topping, record-breaking female MC behind “Bodak Yellow,” one of summer 2017’s hottest tracks. From viral videos that spawned […]

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