Chinese Zodiac

Chinese Zodiac

By: Carly P. & Khanh P., staff writers


Wo Shen Ti Hao Ma`!~ Ever tried to know what your Chinese Zodiac is and what it means? Would you want to know what 2015 has for you, well then stick around to find out.

First of all, 2015 is the year of the sheep. And if you didn’t know in China there was an ancient myth that tells how the world began. The myth first starts off as the universe being a soupy mush, until a sleeping god shaped as an egg woke up after a million years. He then saw that everything was black and slimy therefore this made him feel uncomfortable. So of course he cracked his egg-like resting place so that the goo inside became the seven continents of the world. While the eggshell became the heavens,to keep this balanced the god helped keep this place in tact by holding everything together. Then he became the Earth (air=breath,hair=stars,eyes=sun and moon,blood=water,veins=mountains and rivers,sweat=rain and dew).

Shortly, after people have been created they had no track of time. To their demise the gods decided to help them by creating a twelve month in a year system in which each and every year represented a certain type of animals for twelve years straight. Then the process starts back all over again, the animals that were chosen in chronological order; is the Rat, Ox (cow), Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and the Pig.

Now that you know how the world began would you want to know how you began in this upcoming year?



Years of Birth for the Snake horoscope …1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025… Snakes tend to accomplish their goals and hate to fail. Snakes are wise, smart people, and great thinkers who are good at communication but say very little. Since snakes are quiet, they like a very quiet environment, and tend to be in libraries. Although snakes are great mental minded people, they tend to lack physical ability. Causing most snakes to be introverts. . Once people are his/her friends, the Snake is willing to share his sorrow and happiness with them. Snake people guard their chosen friends much like valuable possessions, and they are easily jealous and even obsessive. Snake friends are great companions that will be by your side, even if they’re quiet.


Years of Birth for the Horse horoscope: …1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026… Horses are extremely animated, active and energetic. Horses love to be in a crowd. Horses tend to be humorous and lively, always giving a bright mood to their friends. Basically Horses are very healthy, most likely because they hold a positive attitude towards life. However, heavy responsibility or pressure from their job may make them weak. Therefore Horses shouldn’t do overtime too often, and then come home very late. Horses will be a lively companion to have by your side, in result. Horses and snakes are quite the opposite of each other.


Year of Birth for the Goat/Sheep horoscope: 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027… Goats are generally believed to be gentle mild-mannered, shy, stable, sympathetic, amicable, and brimming with a strong sense of kindheartedness and justice. Goats have strong creativity and delicate thoughts. Goats to have very few health problems and are very serene and calm. Goats should get out often and enjoy the nature, since they commune well with fresh air, nature, and trees. Goats are very great calm companions.

Of course there is still 9 more horoscopes that are upcoming, but here’s a link if you want to see the rest. All 12 horoscopes are unique and amazing in different ways. Links:









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