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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Look to the stars this Halloween to learn about celtic folklore, the origins of Halloween and astronomys role in it all.

Explore haunted skies, ancient history of Halloween

ELIZA CALLIS October 27, 2021

The WSU Planetarium, a 24-foot dome in Sloan Hall with a projection of the night sky, is hosting the Haunted Skies event to show guests spooky stories, myths and legends seen in the night sky. The WSU...

Ariel, a female YouTuber, makes videos about why all men are trash based on their zodiac signs. Why are people — particularly women — continuing to generalize an entire demographic based on a pseudoscientific practice?

Astrology misrepresents feminist values

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist October 6, 2021

There are numerous misconceptions about feminism. Many people believe feminism is the hatred of men. Others believe feminism is a movement to discriminate against and discourage men. Neither of these simplistic...

Imagine a millennial deciding to get an abortion over astrology. You can’t,
right? Well, brace yourself because someone did exactly that.

Astrology creates new prejudice

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist August 29, 2021

Prejudice is a “feeling, favorable or unfavorable, toward a person or thing, prior to, or not based on, actual experience,” according to American psychologist Gordon Allport.  The U.S. is very...

Reading astrology is a form of art. Everyones is unique to them.

Astrology can be used for self-improvement

LAUREN PETTIT June 22, 2021

Everyone already has an image that comes to mind when they hear about astrology. Posts on social media will claim that certain traits only align with specific signs. However, some people may find they...

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