Culture, Photography

Get to Know Emily

Emily Black – 2023 How did you achieve this look? I am a big fan of a really bold cut crease which has always been one of my favorite techniques.  I love that with this method, I can completely reshape the structure of my eye. I also wanted to include some detail work so I […]

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Culture, Photography

Get to Know Elissa

Elissa Cleland – 2021 How did you achieve this look? I used passion as my inspiration. I mostly associate red with intense love so I centered my look around that. I used the Juvia’s Palace Magic Mini palate on my eyes, Anastasia Beverly Hills pomade in the shade Blonde, Nars Natural Radiant foundation in the […]

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Culture, Photography

Get to Know Ruth

Ruth Goshu – 2021 How did you achieve this look?  For my Valentines Day look I wanted to do something dramatic. For my eyeshadow I used the Morphe 35O2 Palette and stuck to red and dark brown shades to create a red smokey eye. For the glitter, I used red craft glitter and used lash […]

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Culture, Photography

Get to Know Jasmine

Jasmine Turkson – 2023 How did you achieve this look? I don’t always do extreme eyeshadow looks, but when I do, I usually stick with a cut crease. I love the look of the sleek line and the bright shadows and I knew that the pink/purple combo was going to look great, especially for Valentine’s […]

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Culture, Photography

Get to Know Kaela

Kaela Sung – 2021  How did you achieve this look? In addition to my first love – candy, this glossy Valentine’s look was also inspired by Danessa Myricks, one of my favorite makeup artists. She’s a master manipulator of light– her glossy and dewy looks are to die for. To emulate the editorial look, I […]

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Culture, Photography

Get To Know the Beauty Team

Get to know ROCKET’s beauty team. Hear all about their signature makeup looks, get some good makeup tips, and how they got into makeup! Check out what Camryn, Ninjin, Sylvia, Meg, Ruth,  Elissa,  Kaela, Jasmine,  and Emily,  have to say!

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Culture, Photography

Get to Know Meg

Meg Cuca – 2020 How did you achieve this look? I wanted a singular aspect to be very bold and noticeable, so I focused on the eyes. I used a small brush to apply Fenty lip paint in shade Stunna to echo the form of my eyelids. I used the Stila liquid eyeliner pen in […]

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Culture

¿Qué es Día de Muertos?

Mi cultura no es tu disfraz o un lugar para tus cuentas de redes sociales. Día de Muertos es un momento para recordar a nuestros seres queridos y celebrar el pasado en el presente. Día de los Muertos or Día de Muertos is a tradition that extends throughout Latin America but is closely identified with […]

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Culture

Savage Appetites and Empowered Victimhood

Digital writer Christina McBride sits down with Rachel Monroe, author of Savage Appetites 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, […]

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Art, Culture, Photography

Interview: Meridian Coffeehouse

Situated just outside of Colonial Williamsburg, the unassuming Meridian Coffeehouse hosts a wide range of music and art events and serves as a hotspot for DIY culture here in America’s Historic Triangle. Owned by the university and operated by students, The Meridian seeks to provide students with a space to truly be themselves. To learn […]

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