Reethi Padmanabhan


Name: Reethi Padmanabhan
Position: Entertainment Editor
Graduation Year: 2019


Stories (11)


Senior Courtney Wyche signs onto Women’s Softball Team at UMD

By Reethi Padmanabhan | Nov. 25, 2018, 9:34 p.m. | In Local »

Surrounded by friends and family, Wyche officially accepts full scholarship to UMD

For the first time, all members of MCPS Board of Education will be female

By Reethi Padmanabhan | Nov. 6, 2018, 11:32 p.m. | In News »

MCPS welcomes all female members in historic moment this December

Passion, purpose and acceptance

By Reethi Padmanabhan | Oct. 10, 2018, 8:34 a.m. | In Blair Connection »

"I always tell people; be yourself. Anything else is uncivilized."

Hispanic Heritage Month commences with a traditional mariachi band

By Reethi Padmanabhan | Sept. 27, 2018, 1:22 a.m. | In Local »

A trio of mariachi musicians begin the festivities dedicated to celebrating Hispanic culture

Student escapes kidnapper

By Reethi Padmanabhan | April 25, 2018, 1:59 p.m. | In Local »

An unidentified male suspect attempted to kidnap a Montgomery County teen in Germantown, Maryland on Friday, Apr. 6. The 14 year old girl was able to escape safely despite the suspect's advances.

New Year, New Classes

By Reethi Padmanabhan | March 8, 2018, 10:36 a.m. | In Features »

A closer look at the most recently added elective courses at Blair

North Korea news recap

By Sneha Ojha Reethi Padmanabhan | Jan. 16, 2018, 2:49 p.m. | In International »

Robot Citizens: The first of many?

By Reethi Padmanabhan | Nov. 28, 2017, 10:19 a.m. | In Blogs »

On Oct. 25, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia granted full citizenship to an artificially intelligent (AI) female robot named Sophia. In doing so, the country made history as Sophia became the first robot ever to achieve citizenship status.

STEM education for all

By Reethi Padmanabhan | Aug. 26, 2017, 9:12 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Everyone deserves to have access to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) resources, programs and opportunities regardless of their race, religion or gender. This should go without saying, but a recent event has demonstrated that even today, politics can come between girls and STEM opportunities by preventing an all-girls team from Afghanistan from entering the United States for an international robotics competition.

The Dark Tower Falls (Short of Expectations)

By Reethi Padmanabhan | Aug. 26, 2017, 8:40 p.m. | In Movies »

Oh, if only. After over 30 years of writing the mystical, mysterious Dark Tower series, the highly-anticipated film adaptation of Stephen King's magnum opus has finally made its way to the big screen- only to disappoint viewers. Directed by Nikolaj Arcel, The Dark Tower, which should have inspired both avid book enthusiasts and action-oriented moviegoers alike, instead leaves audiences sadly wondering about what could have been.

Around the world in one week: exploring D.C.'s restaurant scene

By Reethi Padmanabhan | Aug. 9, 2017, 1:50 p.m. | In Food »

Every year, summer break provides the perfect opportunity to travel and explore, whether it be a one day road trip to a nearby beach, or an adventurous month spent hiking in the mountains. However, traveling doesn't always need to entail patiently packing away clothing, browsing online for the best hotels or spending hours searching for flight availability.