Culture, Fashion, Photography

Sign of the Times

Just stop your crying, your Rocket-approved 2018 horoscope is here. See what you might have in store this year, with some classic outfit inspiration for good measure. aries taurus gemini cancer leo virgo libra scorpio sagittarius capricorn aquarius pisces   Written by Alijah Webb Photography by Sydney McCourt Styled and Modeled by Anna Kashmanian  

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Art, Culture, Fashion, Photography

Future of Sports

Our reaction to Nicole Pinedo’s new interactive pop-up exhibit “The Future of Sports”, found in D.C. at 700 H St. NE … When an artist fuses two elements of art into their vision, it delivers nothing short of a unique experience. The Future of Sports is a perfect blend of art and production to create a […]

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Photography

Milky Dreams

An original photo series entitled “Milky Dreams” a few words from the photographer on her inspiration … “With this shoot, I wanted to create images with a surreal feel, allowing the white background to draw the focus immediately to the models’ faces while also initially leaving the viewer unsure of what exactly they’re looking at. […]

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Culture, Fashion, Photography

Claiming Your Stake

Upon returning this fall, the outside of the campus center might not have appeared dramatically different, not even slightly modified since students departed last spring. Yet the inner workings of it, specifically, the inner workings of the Center for Student Diversity received a significant and fashionable overhaul. With the hiring of Roxie Patton, the new […]

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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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Fashion, Photography

Androgyny in Me

Grace Jones, Prince, David Bowie, Tilda Swinton, Ruby Rose, Janelle Monáe, Annie Lennox. All of these modern artistic icons utilize androgyny in their looks and style, taking a stand against the homogenous backdrop of typical feminine and masculine practices in a myriad number of ways. Androgyny: “having the characteristics or nature of both male and […]

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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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Culture, Fashion, Photography

The Crocs Comeback

An article on Man Repeller by Haley Nahman currently sweeping the internet asks, “What if Crocs Were the New White Sneaker?” and since its publishing, people are genuinely wondering if they’ll have to give in and wear Crocs to be considered fashion-forward. On September 19,  during New York Fashion Week, Christopher Kane debuted his spring […]

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Photography

#wmoverlooked

“We’re so busy watching out for what’s just ahead of us that we don’t take time to enjoy where we are.” — Bill Watterson Get Involved — The Rules: Take a photo  Add #wmoverlooked to your instagram caption / DM a photo to @rocketmag Submit as many as you like Check the site April 18th

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Culture, Photography

Travel Trinket Tales

Planes, trains, and automobiles – spring break means travel. But as we return to the comfort of our campus we might forget that, for some, university in The United States is exotic adventure within itself. We wanted to take a moment to highlight those who have traveled far and wide to attend the College – William […]

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