Arthi Thyagarajan




Name: Arthi Thyagarajan
Position: Sports Editor
Graduation Year: 2019
Hi I'm Arthi Thyagarajan! I am super excited to be writing for Silver Chips Online this year. I also enjoy playing soccer on my school team and watching Game of Thrones.


Stories (19)


The glamors of Glenstone

By Arthi Thyagarajan | Dec. 2, 2018, 10:16 p.m. | In Features »

A glimpse into the artistic works at Glenstone Museum’s newly completed expansion

NFL Predictions: Week 5

By Andrew Gelman, Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Arthi Thyagarajan | Oct. 12, 2018, 2:18 p.m. | In Professional »

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Blair seniors enjoyed a day of fun at Smokey Glen Farm

By Arthi Thyagarajan | Oct. 2, 2018, 2:19 p.m. | In Local »

Zip-lining, sports and food were some of the attractions of Senior Unity Day

NFL Predictions: Week 3

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Arthi Thyagarajan | Sept. 24, 2018, 8:51 p.m. | In Sports »

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NFL Predictions: Week 2

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Arthi Thyagarajan | Sept. 19, 2018, 2:46 p.m. | In Professional »

Welcome back to SCO's weekly NFL Pick 'em! We apologize for missing week 1. It was a crazy week with some big time upsets and some big victories. Luckily for fans, there were not many serious injuries to the big stars in the game which makes it more entertaining for us. This year we will have two returning pickers, Noah and Eric, and three new pickers. Welcome to the team Arthi, Andrew and Raffa!

Blair's "It's Academic" Team finishes off the season with a solid victory

By Arthi Thyagarajan | June 12, 2018, 1:19 p.m.

In a culminating season of hard-hitting practices and intense competition, Blair's "It's Academic" Team showcased its impressive trivia and team collaboration skills. The team finished strong and managed to secure 10 wins, most notably at the Intercity Super Bowl Championship for the second year in a row.

Only a fool would extend school

By Eric Feigen Arthi Thyagarajan | May 2, 2018, 7:20 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Extending school would cause public blowback, monetary problems and learning ineffectiveness

U.S. strikes Syria

By Arthi Thyagarajan | April 26, 2018, 2:10 p.m. | In International »

The U.S. takes swift action after suspected chemical attack by Assad regime

Blair's new security system aims to enhance school safety

By Arthi Thyagarajan | April 12, 2018, 8:11 a.m. | In Local »

As a result of new MCPS regulations, the doors on the Colesville Road side of Blair remain locked from 8 a.m to 2:30 p.m. Montgomery Blair principal, Renay Johnson, implemented the new safety measure two weeks after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fl.

Seven fun ways to spend Valentine's Day if you're single

By Arthi Thyagarajan | Feb. 14, 2018, 6:55 p.m. | In Lifestyle »

For those in love, Valentine's Day is a time to embrace your relationship and reflect on all the reasons why you love one another. But for some of us single people, there's no better holiday to get us bummed out about being alone. Even if you're not doing that great in the romance department this year, that doesn't mean you can't go out and enjoy yourself!

Hands-free is not risk-free

By Arthi Thyagarajan | Feb. 1, 2018, 1:08 p.m. | In News Blog »

Driverless cars are on the rise - bringing with them safety concerns

Confidentiality concerns arise with the new countywide counselor sign-up

By Arthi Thyagarajan | Jan. 19, 2018, 2:39 p.m. | In Local »

Students are now required to fill out a detailed online Google form each time they visit the counseling office, in compliance with a new Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) mandate.

Refugees caught in the Libyan slave trade

By Arthi Thyagarajan | Dec. 15, 2017, 2:19 p.m. | In International »

In Africa, criminal gangs promising to help refugees flee safely to Europe are selling refugees into slavery in Libya. Migrants unable to pay their captors are killed or beaten.

#MeToo unites women all over America

By Arthi Thyagarajan | Nov. 29, 2017, 9 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Me too. These two simple words have been repeated on Twitter hundreds of times in the past month, to stand up for women who have been sexual assaulted or harassed in the past. The "Me too" movement has shown how social media can empower women, as it has allowed more and more women to realize that they're not alone.

Montgomery County implements new opioid prevention plan

By Arthi Thyagarajan | Nov. 27, 2017, 2:59 p.m. | In News »

Since the start of the 2017-2018 school year, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) have implemented an opioid-overdose prevention plan. The plan includes stocking all schools with naloxone, a drug to alleviate opioid overdose symptoms, as well as educating students about opioid addiction in health classes. The plan responds to a spike in opioid-related deaths in Maryland.

What happens next door

By Absa Fall Arthi Thyagarajan | Nov. 27, 2017, 2:30 p.m. | In Features »

Typically people imagine firefighters sitting in a circle with their legs propped up on a table, playing cards or checkers, waiting to be sent out for the next fire. However, the reality is that firefighters have an intense workload and are expected to maintain their composure, multi-task, and think on their feet in life or death situations.

Women's tennis matches should be best-of-five sets

By Arthi Thyagarajan | Oct. 16, 2017, 1:24 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Another U.S. Open wrapped up on September 10th, and it's about time to question whether women tennis players deserve equal pay.

Rihanna's new Fenty Beauty passes the test with flying colors

By Arthi Thyagarajan | Oct. 10, 2017, 2:27 p.m. | In Lifestyle »

After Fenty Beauty's debut earlier this month, Rihanna's cosmetics line has received praise not only from a wide range of customers, but also from beauty gurus from all around the makeup world.

Why "13 Reasons Why" gets it right

By Arthi Thyagarajan | Aug. 26, 2017, 9:01 p.m.

It has been over 5 months since the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why first aired, but the talk surrounding this teen drama shows no signs of wearing down.



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Photo: Thyagarajan, Arthi

By Arthi Thyagarajan | April 5, 2018, 1:22 p.m.