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Your Halloween Candy Based on Your Astrological Sign

Halloween, the crown jewel of fall activities, is the massive, indulgent, socially acceptable binge of candy gathered from Trick or Treating, Halloween parties, and stores like Target. This year, take the time to snack on treats not only good for the soul but that will bring you into closer conversation with your astrological persona. 

Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18) 

Aquarius-born are inventive, original and deep-thinkers looking to get the most out of life. Much like a Take 5 bar, which showcases chocolate, peanut butter, caramel, pretzels and peanuts, Aquarius-born are everything good about life shoved together.  

Pisces (Feb 19 – Mar 20) 

Known for being the dreamy type, Pisces-born heads’ are always up in the clouds. A calming presence in most situations, they mirror the ultimate creation of the Snickers bar. With soft nougat, creamy caramel and a couple of nuts, both will show you a more fun side to life. 

Aries (Mar 21 – April 19) 

A strong and commanding presence, Aries-born are like Warheads in that both demand your attention and acknowledgment. 

Taurus (April 20 – May 20) 

A crowd-pleaser since their introduction, M&Ms are the treat you can trust to satisfy in any situation. Much like the iconic candy, you can always rely on a Taurus-born to stand by your side and never hurt you. 

Gemini (May 21 – June 20) 

No one likes being alone, especially Gemini-born. The adaptable sign prefers to be with others, making them similar to the KitKat bar. The treat, which comes in pairs connected to one another, can be enjoyed in a myriad of ways, ensuring everyone is happy.

Cancer (June 21 – July 22) 

Cancer-borns have a hard exterior and require hard work to gain their friendship. But once through that shell, you’ll find a big softie ready to love and comfort you. Think Tootsie Pops, the sweet and long-lasting treats that only reveal their iconic middle sweet after you put in the work. 

Leo (July 23 – Aug 22) 

The majestic Leo is a show-stopper, always creative and at the top of their game, much like the delightful Twix. The combination of the crisp and crunchy biscuit with the chewy and sugary caramel, all covered in luscious chocolate, creates a stand-out treat no one can ignore and all love.  

Virgo (Aug 23 – Sept 22)

Virgo-born are a no-nonsense presence in life that insures everyone is on track and where they need to be. When it comes to candy, they are very much like a Hershey’s bar, just a simple staple that doesn’t need any fancy tricks or additions to make itself loveable.  

Libra (Sept 23 – Oct 22) 

Everyone needs a Libra-born in their life, the peace-maker who loves harmony and social fun. Like a bowl of Skittles, they are reliable, multi-faceted, and perfect for creating a good vibe all around. 

Scorpio (Oct 23 – Nov 21) 

The rulers of spooky season, Scorpio-born are some of the more difficult ones to work out. Always searching for the best in themselves and others, they look like Sour Patch kids who come off strong but will end up as the sweetest treat of all. 

Sagittarius (Nov 22 – Dec 21) 

Every now and then you need a bit of party in your life, and there enters Sagittarius-born. These energetic and vibrant individuals are much like Starbursts, full of flavor and fun. They will always make you smile and remind you it’s okay to take a walk on the sweeter side of life. 

Capricorn (Dec 22 – Jan 19)

Capricorn-born take life a little more seriously, understanding how the disciplines of time and responsibility play a major part in success. Their patience leads them to greatness, like Gobstoppers. While the treat takes more time to enjoy than most others, the reward is great due to the variety of flavors experienced.

Kat McCullum

Hamline '21

English major with Creative Writing tendencies