ESP Biography

DEON MITCHELL, MIT freshman and semi-professional astrologer

Major: Chemistry and Biology

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2025

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Deon is a Western traditional astrologer and sophomore at MIT studying Chemistry and Biology. They are particularly interested in the philosophy of astrology and divination and the anthropology of astrological tradition. You can keep up with them on Twitter @astrobydeon, but it's probably easier to email them (

Past Classes

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P14331: Intro to Traditional Astrology in Splash 2020 (Nov. 14 - 15, 2020)
Not sure what a birth chart is? Don't know your rising sign? Puzzled by the phrase "Mercury retrograde?" You've stumbled upon the right class. Join Deon Mitchell, a Real-Life astrologer, in discovering the sky and how its motions impact you, society, and the world. You'll learn the basics: the signs, the planets, and the houses, and you'll walk away making accurate chart intepretations and new insight into your own chart. Astrology skeptics, beginners, and enthusiasts welcome.