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*Warning: the following horoscopes may contain scenes of mild peril. Watch out, Gemini.
Mar 21-Apr 19
Happy Birthday, Aries! You’ve been thinking a lot about a particular partnership this past week, Aries. Whether you say this person is “just a friend” or a longtime lover, there are a lot of cosmic influences which are causing you to see things in a new light or seek change. This is a great time for renewal and lifestyle changes.
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- Abraham Maslow
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- Jane Goodall
Apr 20-May 20
Introspection and a general tendency to zone out will characterize the first half of your week, Taurus. It might not be enjoyable to get bogged down with heavy thinking, but it may lead you to the solution to a tricky family situation or help you get your next paper topic figured out.
May 21-Jun 20
Though you may be drowning in work, your mental capabilities will be on fire this week, Gemini. While this might sound scary on paper, you might actually find yourself enjoying jumping over the obstacles your professors throw your way.
Jun 21-Jul 22
Novel opportunities and ideas will present themselves to you this week. An exciting project or new significant other might inspire a lot of passion within you, Cancer, but take care to maintain the constants in your life as well.
Jul 23-Aug 22
Try and get some major school and career related tasks accomplished this week, Leo. Fill out your financial aid forms, turn in your internship applications, and organize a schedule for the rest of the semester.
Aug 23-Sep 22
You may feel like the most popular Virgo around this week. One friend needs this, another wants that, your crush wants to hang out, and you can hear your phone buzzing away! Before all the attention goes to your head, keep in mind that Bernie Sanders is the most popular Virgo on campus.
Sep 23-Oct 22
Your natural talents have always made you excellent at giving advice, Libra. Drama amongst your co-workers or group of friends will soon erupt, and it will be up to you to decide whether to put out the fire or to fan the flames.
Oct 23-Nov 21
Early in this week is a good time to make some decisions for the upcoming months, whether you need to figure out your relationship status or whom you’re rooming with next semester. The Moon’s influence will help you know what you truly want, Scorpio.
Nov 22-Dec 21
You’re feeling cheerful and optimistic about what lies ahead, Sagittarius. Put your positive energies to good use by supporting your friends and reaching out to help others.
Dec 22-Jan 19
Feeling idealistic and adventurous lately, Capricorn? If your daily routine seems tedious, don’t be afraid to shake things up a bit this week by starting a new project or branching out to meet some new friends.
Jan 20-Feb 18
Freedom is what you truly seek, Aquarius, and all of your commitments seem burdensome. Don’t ditch out on what you love just yet, even if it seems to be holding you back. Otherwise, you might rush into a decision you’ll later regret.
Feb 19-Mar 20
Venus is influencing you this week, Pisces, causing you to not only to feel romantic and affectionate, but a little restless, as well. Try seeking a creative outlet to express yourself.