Culture, Fashion, Photography

White Noise

In the past few years, queer representation in the music industry has skyrocketed, allowing for the pop music scene to feel increasingly diverse. However, Features writer Joel Calfee argues that while LGBTQ+ artists have become more visible, there is an underlying glorification of white artists, and the media, as well as consumers, must strive to […]

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Culture, Fashion, Photography

Careless

Self-care’s recent rise to prominence may be more complicated than corporate interests would lead us to believe. Features writer Emily Bacal explores the commodification of the trend and its problematic implications, introducing an alternative interpretation on how we can practice true self care and why we should make the effort. The surge in popularity of […]

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Culture, Fashion, Featured, Photography

Radio Silence

Managing and Copy Editors Emmel El-Fiky and Peter Makey sit down with some remarkable women on campus to discuss this year’s 100 Years of Women campaign – how it inherently excludes women of color, what measures we have taken as a community, and what is still to be done. Click each name below to read […]

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Photography

Wear Your Mask

When looking outward becomes too difficult, one usually decides to go the opposite direction. Diving inward can cause even more problems. Patches of unknown bits and pieces surface that you didn’t know were there. Parts can seem foreign and blurry, some parts you find and are comforted to know that they are present. Mixing and […]

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Photography

Passing Through

A doorway can merely be the thing one passes through to enter or exit their home, but it can go much deeper than that. The doorway represents the passage of time from one phase to the next. Choosing to step out or step back in all ends with the doorway, choosing to step out into […]

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Photography

Sweet Light, Dreamy Night

Ever thought about using brake lights in a parking lot to stage your mini-photoshoots? It’s a fun time if you can get it right. There’s something spooky about being cast in light in the middle of the night. The focus of light on your body with the world around glazed in darkness makes something of […]

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Fashion, Photography

Starting Off Red

  check out ROCKET’s inspo for our first shoot of the fall View this post on Instagram A post shared by Rae Galutira (@rae_galutira) on Aug 18, 2018 at 9:33am PDT View this post on Instagram A post shared by STYLIST (@styledbymoon) on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:03am PDT  

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Culture, Fashion, Photography

Seeing Red

From Hawthorne’s Scarlet Letter to Taylor Swift’s popular 2012 album, the color red has a longstanding and poignant history in the creative worlds of pop culture and literature. While adopted widely and intended to signify a bevy of different meanings, red has historically connoted lust, infidelity, blood, tumult, violence, passion, and anger. Needless to say, […]

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Culture, Fashion, Photography

Sex, Yeah

In a conversation between Features writers Alijah Webb and Nakia Stephens comes a discussion about the taboo women face regarding masturbation, what is lacking in modern sex education, and why we still slut shame in the age of resurging female empowerment. Images of half-naked women cascade across screens, nude heavenly bodies assert their prominence in […]

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Art, Fashion, Photography

ASTRAL 2018

As the show approaches, the building hums with nervous, excited energy. This year marked round two of Astral, the ongoing collaboration between ROCKET and Students of Hip-Hop Legacy (SoHHL), which showcases the most talented rappers and designers this region has to offer. Models take to the runway as artists perform in a space where the […]

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