What Does Your Zodiac Sign Say about You?


James Burke

A horoscope can say a lot about a person’s personality.

Sofia Bratt, Staff Writer

Estimated to be roughly 3,000 years old, astrology has been one of the most ancient philosophies in this world. In ancient times it was used to predict country welfare, war outcomes and economic trends, but today it is most widely used to forecast personalities.

I believe that zodiac signs give an overall real description of a person’s personality”

— senior Antonio Fernandez

Aquarius: Jan. 20-Feb. 18

Strengths: Progressive, original, independent

Weaknesses: Stubborn, unpredictable, emotionally expressionless

Charismatic marks: Charming

Likes: Fun with friends, helping others, intellectual conversation, listening

Dislikes: Disagreements, limitations, loneliness, lying

Best environment: Intellectually stimulating situations

Pisces: Feb. 19-March 20

Strengths: Instinctive, sympathetic, creative, intelligent

Weaknesses: Often victimized, nervous, overly hopeful

Charismatic marks: Easily expresses emotion

Likes: Time alone, relaxing, romance, music, swimming

Dislikes: Know-it-all’s, criticism, cruelty of any kind

Best environment: On or near water, especially the sea

Aries: March 21- April 19

Strengths: Strong determination, upbeat personality

Weaknesses: Impatience, pointless arguments

Charismatic marks: Athletic, positive attitude, leadership

Likes: Cozy clothes, challenges, individual activities

Dislikes: Inactivity, wastes of energy

Best environment: Anywhere outdoors

Taurus: April 20-May 20

Strengths: Dependable, patient, outgoing

Weaknesses: Stubborn, uncooperative

Charismatic marks: Loyal

Likes: Being outdoors, cooking, hands-on activities, music, romance, fancy clothes

Dislikes: Quick changes, complications

Best environment: The mall or movie theater

Gemini: May 21-June 20

Strengths: Curious, affectionate, kind, caring

Weaknesses: Inefficient, falls in love easily, nervous and distracted

Charismatic marks: Expressive eyes, glowing appearance

Likes: Music, magazines, books, music, writing, intriguing conversations

Dislikes: Daily routines, loneliness

Best environment: Places where friends meet to enjoy a casual conversation

Cancer: June 21-July 22

Strengths: Compassionate, sensitive, protective instincts

Weaknesses: Manipulative, insecure

Charismatic marks: Leadership

Likes: Art, hobbies, a good meal, helping others

Dislikes: Strangers, revealing personal life, any criticism of family members

Best environment: Most comfortable at home, close to family and friends

Leo: July 23-Aug. 22

Strengths: Amiability, humor, self-respect, happiness, creativity, enthusiasm, altruism

Weaknesses: Headstrong, self-centered, indolent

Charismatic marks: Intense, strong

Likes: Vacations, fun with friends, fancy things, bright colors

Dislikes: Being ignored, facing difficult reality, not being in charge

Best environment: The theater

Virgo: Aug. 23-Sept. 22

Strengths: Practical, loyal, hard-working, kind

Weaknesses: Worrisome, reserved, critical, over-working

Charismatic marks: Analytical

Likes: Cleanliness, all living things, books, the outdoors

Dislikes: Being judged, rudeness, asking for help

Best environment: The zoo

Libra: Sept. 23-Oct. 22

Strengths: Social, equal-minded, collaborative, courteous

Weaknesses: Hesitant, vengeful

Charismatic marks: Attractive, graceful

Likes: Balance, sharing

Dislikes: Injustice, violence, obnoxious people

Best environment: Group settings

Scorpio: Oct. 23-Nov. 21

Strengths: Entusiastic, strong-willed, courageous, friendly

Weaknesses: Jealous, untrustworthy, secretive, violent

Charismatic marks: Strong-armed

Likes: Certainty, teasing

Dislikes: Fraudulence, passiveness

Best environment: Open situations

Sagittarius: Nov. 22-Dec. 21

Strengths: Great sense of humor, generous

Weaknesses: Unfiltered, unfulfilling promises, impatient

Charismatic marks: Always open and interested

Likes: Travel, freedom, philosophy

Dislikes: Specifics, limitations

Best environment: Out of town

Capricorn: Dec. 22-Jan. 19

Strengths: Responsible, disciplined, self-control, strong sense of humor

Weaknesses: Know-it-all, pessimism

Charismatic marks: Charming

Likes: Family, tradition, music

Dislikes: Uncomfortable situations

Best environment: Big cities

Horoscopes have been generated since the beginning of time. Even though some may doubt the accuracy of horoscopes, such a long-held tradition must have some authenticity to it.