Art, Culture, Fashion, Photography

Editor’s Letter

It’s no secret that the arts at William and Mary are underappreciated and underrepresented. They often get shuffled to the side and pegged as frivolous amid the praise and importance bestowed upon what are considered more practical courses of study. Since its creation in 2011, ROCKET has served as a vestige for the creatives on […]

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Art, Video

Rocket in Partnership with Make Up For Ever

Makeup looks for this time of year can feel overdone at the best of times, but at their worst, they can be downright boring. This season, try thinking outside of the box. And don’t be afraid of your pastels – embrace them. For this video, we used shades from Make Up For Ever’s Flash Color […]

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Art

Gestural Drawings

“These are all rough gestural drawings of figures done through my art class here at W&M. We drew for hours but had only seconds for each sketch of the figure’s form, and eventually every pose morphed into one another after the layers of sketches. As these progress they get more abstract and confused, speaking to […]

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Art

Brick Corners

William and Mary exists as a unique intersection of the embracing of traditional history and the desire for modern, forward progress. This photography series explores the corners of our campus’ historical architecture in the wake of ROCKET’s pastel corner shoot. Written and taken by Emily Bass.

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Art, Photography

Human Construction

We see ourselves interacting with our environment, not only with touch or smell or taste, but with how we shape our immediate surroundings. The natural lines of our bodies extend beyond our corporal selves and into the space around us, filling our still environments with movement and ephemeral life. Written and Photographed by Andrew Uhrig

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Art, Culture

Come One Artist, Come All Artists

Gone are the days where art is confined to galleries, museums, and private collections, hidden behind lock and key for art history majors and highfalutin dealers to dissect and collect. Modern artists are breaking free of the mold –  leaving behind the limitations of frames to use organic, uninhibited, communal spaces as their canvas.  Across the world […]

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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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