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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Culture, Photography

Personality in Language

The way we describe the world is a reflection of the way we see it. As a result, we often glean a clearer picture of a culture from the way the natives describe their world. It’s because language mirrors society – expressions reveal what’s important to the people who say them. This simple fact explains why […]

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Art, Fashion, Photography

Welcome to the Site

ROCKET is more than its print pages. We’ve believed this for a while, but we never did anything about it – until now. ROCKET was founded to be a creative outlet on campus. As we’ve grown, we’ve evolved, and digital is our next step. Welcome to the website, presenting new content every week. We’ll consistently be […]

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