By Ushni Gupta / Pony Express Staff Writer
Earlier this year, NASA discovered a new zodiac sign: Ophiuchus, or the serpent bearer. This thirteenth sign changed the dates of the other weeks drastically. Chances are, your sign may have changed. Luckily, if you are emotionally attached to the sign you have come to know, love, and accept, then you are more than welcome to keep it as NASA did not actually create a new sign. Instead, NASA took Ophiuchus into consideration even though the ancient Babylonians skipped over it thousands of years ago. If you do choose to change your sign to the “new” version, if you are born between November 29 and December 18, you will be an Ophiuchus. People born under this sign are clever, temperamental, and are impulsive.
Libra: Old version: September 24 - October 23; New version: October 30 – November 23
You will struggle with doing the right thing this month. Fight against injustice and choose the better option. Ignore any hardships or complications that may come your way.
Scorpio: Old version: October 23 - November 21; New version: November 23 – November 29
This month will be difficult for you. Money will be tight, and you will face many struggles with your friends and loved ones. Do not give up when things get hard. Instead, work harder, and you will reap the benefits in the end.
Aries: Old version: March 21 - April 19; New version: April 18 – May 13
This month will be life-changing. Your love life will bloom, and you will mend past relationships with old friends. Your finances will be respectable and working will not be difficult.
Gemini: Old version: April 20 - May 20; New version: June 21 – July 20
October will be busy, and you will not be able to maintain your friendships as well as you would like to. Fortunately, your friends will understand that you do not have much free time and will respect your work ethic.
Cancer: Old version: June 21 - July 22; New version: June 21 – July 20
If you are looking for work, you will surely find it this month. You will have no struggles with money and may even have extra to splurge. Enjoy, but save wisely.
Leo: Old version: July 23 - August 22; New version: August 10 – September 16
Your academics will improve drastically. You will begin to notice a rise in your grades, and your teachers will have a more favorable opinion of you.
Virgo: Old version: August 23 - September 22; New version: September 16 – October 30
October will not be the best month for you. You will have multiple disputes with authority figures, and friends will not be there to comfort you. The best way to prevent these this is to be respectful. Be alert of your actions.
Sagittarius: Old version: November 22 - December 21; New version: December 17 – January 20
Your family and friends will come to understand and respect the knowledge you have to offer to the world. Friends and lovers will idolize your loyalty. Overall, October will be a good month for you.
Capricorn: Old version: December 22 - January 19; New version: January 20 – February 16
You will find yourself acting kind and comforting to all. However, while these are usually good characteristics, some people may take advantage of your goodness. Be alert.
Aquarius: Old version: January 20 - February 18; New version: February 16 – March 11
You will face many social disadvantages this month. Stand up for what you believe in, and fight for what you think is right. It is important that you put yourself first this month.
Pisces: Old version: February 19 - March 20; New version: March 11 – April 18
You will be tested this month, but your patience and thoughtfulness will help you through it. Utilize your intellect during hardships; it will benefit you in the end.
Ophiuchus: November 29 and December 18
This month will be filled with intellectual discoveries. You will thrive in your academic environment and obtaining and understanding knowledge will come easy to you. This month, you will solve the problem that has been affecting you for months.
By Ushni Gupta / Pony Express Staff Writer
It’s the second month of 2016, the month of Valentine’s Day. Find out here if your life, including your love life, will be fulfilling. The two Zodiac signs associated with this month are Aquarius and Pisces. If you were born anytime from the 1st to the 18th, then you would be an Aquarius. People born anytime from the 19th to the 28th/29th are born under the Pisces sign.
Aquarius: Your friendliness will draw crowds to you, and your unique way of making people feel like they are important is your very best quality. You will be very productive and feel confident about your work. You will often be at the right place at the right time, which will help your cause immensely.
February 2016 misplaced expectations can cause delays and disappointment, but they can also be quickly rectified. February 2016 is also a very sociable month for Pisces, with plenty of social events to attend. You can make the most of these events by spotting potential love interests, with Valentine’s Day approaching. Pisces, a past boyfriend or girlfriend may re-enter your life, leading to some mixed emotions.
This month, small things which should not get to you will tend to stick for a while. Misunderstandings, especially with your parents or significant other can cause some anxiety, and you will have to work hard to iron things out. Aries, February 2016 is a very promising month for relationships that have just begun.
Taurus: You are feeling quite restless in February 2016 and have an urge to stir things up and disrupt the status quo. In some cases in you may cut off communication with someone who has used you and taken advantage of your kindness and friendship. Be assertive this month and know where to draw the line.
Gemini: February will be a highly sociable and enjoyable month. You will be the go-to person this month for your friends when it comes to resolving differences and you can be highly persuasive and to bring people together in a spirit of reconciliation. Use this time to create beauty and harmony in your world, fix your relationships with people you don’t see eye to eye with. According to your horoscope, Valentine’s Day will be full of sparkle.
Cancer: This month will have a strong focus on relationships and there will be good energy for communication when it comes to your significant other or friends. This month will not be for yourself, but for creating connections with others.
Leo: This month will be strictly for your desire and motivation. You will start fresh with attention to your health and work ethic. You will acquire new skills, have fun romantic pursuits, and improved relations with any person you were having any trouble with. This will not be the most sociable month, but your work ethic will drastically improve.
Virgo: The odds will be in your favor this month. Both your social and work life will cause you to prosper. Your romantic energy will be pleasant this month and friendship and romantic connections will be easy and natural. Communication will be simple for you but sometimes you can be a little impatient and impulsive in speech and movement.
Libra: February will be a simple, breezy month to get through. Family, relationships, romantic matters, and leisure time will be strong. On top of you having a good time socially, you’ll also be driven to improve your health and work. You will live in comfort and have a strong sense of security.
Scorpio: This will be a month of opportunity for you. Your communications, romantic life, family, friendships, and work will be in strong focus. Any idea you have will be received well and your social life will improve. This month you will be more charming and warm which will call increased involvement with your environment.
Sagittarius: Your month will not be filled with too much social or romantic endeavors. Your security, grades, and finances will be in focus. You will appreciate and use your natural talents to your advantage. This month will be pleasant.
Capricorn: You will be able to show what you do best this month and people will appreciate you for everything you do. Your romantic endeavors will go excellent and your family life will be stable. Make sure to not lack in your work.
By Ushni Gupta / Pony Express Staff Writer
It’s officially holiday time! Michael Buble is playing constantly, there’s Christmas themed movies on every channel, and tinsel and fir trees are on every corner. Let’s see what’s in store for you this month and find out if you’ll recieve a present of joy or misery. If you were born in December, then your zodiac sign is either Sagittarius or Capricorn. If you were born anytime during November 22nd to December 21st, you’re a Sagittarius. December 22nd to January 19th is the time of the Capricorn.
Sagittarius: Money is tight this holiday season but right after Christmas, you will begin to move into a financially strong time. However, don’t go spending like crazy as you will not receive a large amount of money, but a steady flow. You will be at peace this December with the financial issue being small and not as important as the quality family and friend time you will experience.
Capricorn: You are enjoying socializing and spending time with relatives and friends You are also able to find some excellent sales while shopping for the holidays, starting on Black Friday. Your work and school life is not your main priority this month as you are enjoying time socially. This is alright, but don’t completely neglect your school or work as it will backfire soon.
Aquarius: Pay attention to what you spend this month. It’s not that you’re financially unstable, but you can be if you excessively spend. Take some time reevaluating your approach to money and wealth. Make sure everything you do buy is ethically and morally acceptable to you. This is a good month for you, socially and professionally, despite the financial challenges.
Pisces: You are getting along with everyone socially and so is everyone around you. You are good at handling both the simplistic friendships that are more acquaintance like and also the deep meaningful friendships in your life. You are making sure to spend time with all people who go under those two labels. Don’t let anyone near your finances.
Aries: Yes, it is the holiday season and everyone expects you to be focused on celebrations and family gatherings, but you are experiencing some of the luckiest and most productive time for school or work. While this is excellent for you, make sure you don’t put your work first as relationships are far more important. Your family and friends will help you achieve your goals and make time to spend time with you. You are not at all ragged and strung out, so you will be able to juggle both relations and work.
Taurus: There are a number of irritating issues popping up at school. Luckily, your wonderful time with you family and friends will balance out this struggle. Your euphoria may block out the little details in life; try not to let that happen; focus on everything and enjoy life. Care for your family and friends, and balance your social and school life.
Gemini: You are dealing with social or financial issues affecting your love life, hobbies, and vacations. Luckily, you have a lot of family based security flowing into your home and private life as well as plenty of opportunities for you and your relatives to connect. There is a lot of love to be spread around even if you cannot be as generous as you would like to be. People will appreciate you and everything you do, no matter how much money you spend.
Cancer: You and a friend or partner are getting along wonderfully, but something or someone in your home or private life is upsetting them. Mostly, you seem to be siding with your friend or partner, but try to see both sides. The good news is that this is a short-term issue and not something that will greatly affect your life for a while.Just go with the flow and do not allow yourself to get overly stressed out about to-do lists and deadlines.
Leo: There is an expected flurry of shopping, financial issues, and community events during the first part of the month. But then come Christmas Day, you are suddenly ready to sit quietly and think about the future. This type of mindset is lovely for the New Year. Focus on yourself after the rush is over, and be calm and prepared for 2016.
Virgo: You will enjoying some really happy and fun times with extended family as well as a couple of opportunities to really iron out some of your differences between you and closer family members. Your immediate family and you may have some problems over financial or school related issues, but most of these arguments will be due to stress so do not take it to heart.The financial problems will not go away completely, but you will find ways to work around them.
Libra: There is a lot of relationship tension in your life this month. You have some fantastic communications skills at your disposal to help you keep the various parties involved from blowing up, whether it be with friends, family, or a partner. However, it does get tiring always having to play that role. Unfortunately, nobody else seems to be really suited to come in and help as everyone is so busy with the holiday season.
Scorpio: Money will be tight this holiday season. You may be in a situation where you’re peer pressured into overspending, but stand your ground. You’ll be able to make ends meet, with or without money, and will spread lots of love.
By Ushni Gupta / Pony Express Staff Writer
November is the start of cold weather, shorter days, and visiting relatives. Will this November be chilly or fireplace warm for you? Find out here.
Scorpio and Sagittarius are this month’s signs. October 23rd to November 21st is for Scorpio and November 22nd to December 21st is for Sagittarius.
Scorpio: You are ready to spend time with your loved ones and you want to do some holiday shopping to show them how much you care, but your budget may not be sufficient in this situation. Be clever and find ways to show your love without having it affect your budget too much. Your love life may be stressed due to this issue with money, but don’t let it affect you too much.
Sagittarius: Your social life has become too hectic, and has left little time for your own time and your education. Be extremely careful this month and try not to blow your budget. You can have fun; just watch your wallet in the process. Keep your eyes open this month, there may be a scam waiting just around the corner.
Aries: You are succeeding education-wise. Your grades are improving, all thanks to you. However, you have a rival or friend who is in an argument with you. It looks like you might be acting overly opinionated and stubborn and not listening when they are trying to present their views. Try to hear them out while they are trying to speak nicely about whatever it is that the two of you are disagreeing about.
Taurus: Your romantic and social partners are taking center stage this month. Your attempts to have romantic and financial stability will not be in vain. Keep your relationships private telling many people could create trouble between you and your partner, friend, or family partner.
Gemini: This is not the time assert your opinions over others. Avoid conflicts and adapt yourself to situations and people. Get comfortable and content with a few choice people. You will soon need their help more than ever.
Cancer: You’re feeling pretty productive and healthy, which is excellent due to it being holiday season. This month will be relaxing, don’t expect anything too crazy and enjoy some peace from the normal rush of your schedule.
Virgo: Someone or something in your private life has been causing you to become angry and/or stressed out. Keep a cool head, it’ll get better soon. The good news is that you have some excellent financial resources that you can use to calm the situation and you have an opportunity to actually ensure that there is more financial, romantic, and security within your home.
Libra: There are times this month when you will be upset with your partner, rival, or friend. It could simply be stress about how to handle the upcoming holiday season or maybe something bigger is working itself out. You should not have to worry about any major changes in this area of your life, just some squabbles. This month will be excellent for organizing your life and schoolwork.
Capricorn: You will go through a rather difficult life stage in September 2015, which can be characterized as a time of large-scale failures. Capricorns will have hard times ahead. However, remember that there’s always light at the end of the tunnel. Your energy and will to work will not be affected, but your time management skills will affect your schoolwork and family life for the worse. Don’t lose hope.
Aquarius: People born under this sign will be strong enough to address any urgent task. Your motivation and energy will never falter this month. Any negativity will be blocked from your life, making your month comfortable and enjoyable. Your life will have even more of a positive influence if you are busy and putting yourself out there.
Pisces: Be aware of what you and the people around you want for themselves and what you want out of your relationships. Let people know what your needs and interests are. Long-distance and foreign connections, exchange and trade will be favored. You’ll travel a good amount and may strike up a friendship with an acquaintance who shares your views, ideas, and interests. Don’t be afraid to travel and speak your mind this month.
By Ushni Gupta / Pony Express Staff Writer
October 2015 is a very dynamic month. Most signs will have a noteworthy time filled with life changing decisions and memorable stories.
The birthday horoscopes for this month are Libra (October 1st to October 22nd) and Scorpio (October 23rd to October 31st). In general, Libras desire security, harmony, and organization above all else, while Scorpios are resilient, opinionated and driven, probably the most driven of all the signs.
Libra: Libras this month will feel like they’re trapped in a soap opera. Love and harmony will be in your favor, and your leadership and organization skills will shine through. You may do something you want to do, but isn’t necessarily right. Watch your actions closely. Falling in love will be easy this month; Too easy. You might have small tiffs with your friends and blow up the situation into something bigger than it truly is. This month, you will greatly prosper financially and educationally.Scorpio: Education wise, you will rise above expectaions through your hard work and dedication. You will begin to achieve plenty. Not only will your education be through the roof, but people will also enjoy being around you, and find you funny and interesting. Take a few risks because there’s a good chance it’ll work out.
Aries: Listen to other people’s opinions and do not be haste in your decision making. More changes are coming. October for you will be difficult, but will also hold some of the best aspects of 2015. Your school life will be extremely busy, so you will not have time to take a vacation. Good finances will be in your favor.
Taurus: Life will get increasingly better for you. Soon, you will enjoy an improved, happy life. You will be more optimistic then you have been for a while this month and will get a lucky break soon. Relationship-wise, you will be in a better place. Make yourself the most important person and remove any negative energy around you.
Gemini: This month, your school, home, and social life will be fruitful and happy. A friend may say something that offends you, but be sure to discuss it with them before getting automatically offended. There may be something that they’re hiding. Celebrating Halloween this year would be a great idea.
Cancer: Your empathy will be your best and worst attribute this month. While it’s something people love most about you, watch yourself carefully this month because there may be a large change that your emotions will not be able to handle. Work and home conditions will factor into those changes. Your financial situation may become unsteady, so try hard to steady it. This would be a good month to travel and maybe even meet relatives.
Leo: This month will be very busy for you. You will always find yourself to be the center of attention in some social settings, but don’t let it get to your head. School-wise, with your hard work, your grades will become better then you ever imagined. Your opportunities and ability to make a good amount of money will be at an all time high.
Virgo: This will be the month of new beginnings. Your interests will be put front and center, allowing you to start a new phase of life. Romantically, things will be simple and fun. News may make you uncomfortable. At home, there might be a financial crisis, but soon it’ll be fixed.
Sagittarius: A friend may act out of character, but probably because they will be drowning in their own overwhelming crisis. Do not get angry at them. Help them. Education wise, events are turning life into a dream. If a friend helped you get to this celebratory position, give them some credit.
Capricorn: Stay out of the limelight this month. Stay in the shadows and try hard to not create trouble with anyone. Switch all of your attention to school. Work hard and bring your grades up. If you need help from anyone, don’t be too hard on them as you will need their support in the future.
Aquarius: This will be an excellent month to travel. Pack your bags soon and view new sites. Financially, you will be extremely favored. This will be the month to pay back anyone who lent you money. A big victory for you will be coming soon. Relationships will be memorable this month.
Pisces: Unexpected news will be heading your way,so be prepared. Watch your health. Go visit a doctor for even the pettiest reasons, just in case. Do not allow yourself to become too exhausted. Sleep as much as you can. This month will be filled with honeymoon-like, memorable, over-the-top romance. It’ll make the whole month feel wonderful. October will end sweetly. You might even go on a trip to a place you love.
The first month of autumn will be dynamic, filled with surprising changes and evolutions. This is a period of great transition. The two zodiac signs associated with September are Virgo and Libra. Consult the horoscopes below to see what's in your future.
Virgo (August 23rd-September 22nd): Good fortune will be coming your way, and you will be financially set all month. You will be pushed into a situation you wouldn't have dreamed of and Venus (the planet responsible for the fall of the sign) will become a loyal ally in your life. The main thing to remember is that envy is the worst feeling one can feel. Do not doubt yourself and be respectful to the people around you. Personal relations will be less bright for Virgos this September, but you will still be able to achieve what you want. Pay attention to your friends and do not think of betraying or disrespecting any.
Libra (September 23rd-October 22nd): You are still dealing with some challenges regarding balance between your emotional and physical health, but things will get better in time. You and a significant other or enemy are beginning to clash more often, but luckily, friends are able to help smooth things over at least most of the time. Your home life will be positive and excellent this month.
Aries (March 21st-April 19th): You will be a smart, productive, and creative problem solver this month. You are a natural leader and people like following you. A rival or competitor might not be too happy about it and might want to mess with your happiness, but they will not succeed. Do not forget to find a balance between work and play; Give equal time to your friends and your work.
Taurus (April 20th-May 20th): You will begin to focus more on your work. There are some excellent benefits to be gained or at least agreements to be negotiated and you also have some small dramas beginning to brew at work. Nothing this month will be too difficult for you to handle. Despite a few challenges, you will be more joyful and happy.
Gemini (May 21st-June 20th): The Gemini zodiac sign will go through a rather difficult time stage this September, but it is unknown whether it will be a positive or negative one. At times you will be able to get plenty accomplished around the house and you will be able to live in harmony with the rest of the people you live with this month. It is hard to maintain a sense of peace and harmony at home, but you do find ways to keep things from getting completely out of hand. The good news is that the positive loving and financial aspects will outlast all of the petty fights, so keep your focus in that direction.
Cancer (June 21st-July 22nd): The people born under this sign will have a much more difficult period than the rest of the zodiac signs. From the very first days, you will need to raise your guard and remember a very important piece of advice: do not hide from problems, now is the time to work against them, otherwise the negativity will become even more fearsome by the day. Things will improve next month, and you are strong.
Leo (July 23rd-August 22nd): Leos will have a positive time in September 2015, especially emotionally. You will always have enough strength to tackle an issue, so you should not expect any large amounts of frustration or stress. Some extremely serious problems will suddenly resolve in the best way, be prepared for this, but do not count on it. If you give up the slack, the circumstances and your opponents will not forget to take advantage of you. Live a bright and memorable life, giving positivity to those who are dear to you.
Scorpio (October 23rd-November 21st): Your communication skills are naturally good, but this month they are exceptionally good. You could be very persuasive when working with groups and teams of people. All of this focus on school and social connections is still taking its toll on your friends and the people who love and support you. You will need to work harder to maintain a sense of balance between the needs of all of these various people and yourself too.
Sagittarius (November 21st-December 21st): Things will going your way this month and you will feel pretty lucky about it. There will be times when something or someone in your life will seem to clash with what you are trying to do, but overall you will be having a great time. You are also entering a time when you are beginning to evaluate the way you are personality wise.
Capricorn (December 22nd-January 19th): You might want to plan a vacation for this month. There are days when you will find it difficult and tiring to plan a trip but during those moments when nothing is going wrong, you could find this is a deeply meaningful and invigorating time for you to be exploring. If you do not actually leave for a new journey, you could find that you are in the mood to academically dive into studying some new topic that really opens your mind and helps you to understand the big picture in a new way. Books are recommended for this month.
Aquarius (January 20th-February 18th): You and your rivals will have another opportunity to find common ground this month. You will also begin to focus more on the commitments that you make. In general, Aquarius’ are never overly dependent on others. You would rather do something alone than to force yourself to be fake in order to keep someone in your life. For now, you will happy with the commitments you will make. This month will be peaceful.
Pisces (February 19th-March 20th): You and a friend or rival will agree to a fresh start mid-month, but then by the end of the month, the battle will continue. Fear not, this battle between the two of you will end next month. The two of you will seem to get along great when you are in social settings, but not so well when you are alone. Also, your school life will begin to pick up again and will continue to do so.