Shruti Chauhan


Name: Shruti Chauhan
Position: Staff Writer
Graduation Year: 2021
Hi, I'm Shruti and I'm a junior at Blair! Apart from writing for SCO, I enjoy playing tennis, biking, and watching Netflix.


Stories (27)


COVID-19 pushes AP testing online

By Shruti Chauhan | March 20, 2020, 6:43 p.m. | In News »

The College Board decided to administer online exams amid school closures

Blair varsity girls' basketball beats Springbrook in playoffs

By Shruti Chauhan | March 7, 2020, 9:20 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers start playoffs strong with a 53-41 victory over the Blue Devils

Blair varsity girls’ basketball wins against Northwest on senior night

By Shruti Chauhan | Feb. 24, 2020, 1:03 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers beat the Jaguars by a score of 56-27

Blair varsity girls’ basketball comes up short against Walter Johnson

By Shruti Chauhan Yuri Kim | Feb. 12, 2020, 7:47 a.m. | In Blair »

The Wildcats beat the Blazers by a score of 48-45

Wildfires are a double fault for Australia

By Shruti Chauhan | Feb. 2, 2020, 12:38 a.m. | In Sports »

Australian wildfires affected the air quality during Australian Open qualifying matches

Blair varsity girls basketball falls to Sherwood

By Shruti Chauhan | Jan. 31, 2020, 6:05 p.m. | In Blair »

The Warriors beat the Blazers by a score of 45-34

A successful business: Blair DECA

By Shruti Chauhan | Jan. 28, 2020, 2:26 p.m. | In Features »

The club hosted regionals event for Maryland on Jan. 11

Selena Gomez is Rare

By Shruti Chauhan | Jan. 25, 2020, 4:10 p.m. | In Entertainment »

The singer’s third album is a refreshing reflection of her last four years

Blair varsity girls’ basketball faces first home game loss against Paint Branch

By Shruti Chauhan Yuri Kim | Jan. 22, 2020, 7:40 a.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers fall to the Panthers by a score of 45-39

Blair varsity girls’ basketball secures nail-biting victory against Bethesda-Chevy Chase

By Shruti Chauhan | Jan. 14, 2020, 12:15 a.m. | In Sports »

The Blazers beat the Barons by a score of 54-43

Blair varsity girls’ basketball starts 2020 strong with a win against Northwood

By Shruti Chauhan Yuri Kim | Jan. 5, 2020, 9:24 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair’s Varsity Girls’ Basketball team (4-0) defeated the Northwood Gladiators (1-3) 70-35 on Friday night.

Trends from the 2010s

By Shruti Chauhan | Jan. 3, 2020, 12:23 a.m. | In Entertainment »

Highlighting Blazer favorites from the decade

PRO: Emotionally, the tradition of holiday gifting is irreplaceable

By Shruti Chauhan | Dec. 31, 2019, 12:05 a.m. | In Op/Ed »

A stack of cash is neither a show of thoughtfulness nor a spirited effort

MCPS introduces “Stop the Bleed” kits

By Shruti Chauhan | Dec. 28, 2019, 1:55 p.m. | In News »

Through a grant from the Department of Homeland Security, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is putting “Stop the Bleed” kits in each of its 208 schools.

Blair varsity girls’ basketball demolishes Magruder

By Shruti Chauhan Yuri Kim | Dec. 15, 2019, 9:44 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair's Varsity Girls' Basketball team (3-0) dominated the court with a 68-24 victory over the Magruder Colonels (0-3) on Friday night.

Blair varsity girls’ basketball defeats Wootton

By Shruti Chauhan Yuri Kim | Dec. 12, 2019, 11:28 p.m. | In Sports »

Blazers beat Patriots 61-51

Frantic frenzy over AirPods

By Shruti Chauhan | Dec. 10, 2019, 11:48 p.m. | In Technology »

Are the new AirPod Pros worth it?

Thanksgiving songs are the fruitcake of music

By Shruti Chauhan | Nov. 20, 2019, 7:21 p.m. | In Blogs »

The obscure Thanksgiving genre is the reason people hop to Christmas music right after Halloween.

"Midway” between heartwarming and longing for more

By Shruti Chauhan | Nov. 17, 2019, 2:39 p.m. | In Movies »

Set on the Pacific Coast, "Midway" focuses on the World War II interactions between the United States and Japan.

Equal pay for equal play

By Shruti Chauhan | Nov. 11, 2019, 10:53 a.m. | In Op/Ed »

Female athletes should be paid equal to their male counterparts

An overview of the Montgomery County Public Schools boundary analysis

By Shruti Chauhan | Nov. 7, 2019, 9:37 a.m. | In News »

For the first time in over 20 years, MCPS is taking a comprehensive look at school boundaries.

Tobacco 21 tackles toxic nicotine epidemic among teens

By Shruti Chauhan | Nov. 5, 2019, 2:27 p.m. | In Opinions »

New law effectively prevents anyone under 21 from getting their hands on tobacco products, but increased reinforcement is necessary

Buses seem overcrowded, but there are solutions

By Shruti Chauhan | Oct. 1, 2019, 1:28 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

At the start of a school year, there are a million things Blazers anticipate, likely including classes, teachers, the new one lunch, or homework. But for some it’s high capacity buses that are at the top of their list of things to worry about.

Montgomery Blair High School to host 5K run/walk

By Shruti Chauhan | Sept. 12, 2019, 1:16 p.m. | In News »

On Saturday, Sept. 14, Montgomery Blair High School (MBHS) will be hosting the Red and Blue 5K in partnership with Montgomery County First Responders.

Are Netflix’s glory days over?

By Shruti Chauhan | Aug. 21, 2019, 10:44 p.m. | In Blogs »

For the first time since 1998, Netflix is faltering. In the past few weeks, the company has lost hundreds of thousands of American subscribers. According to Forbes, Netflix added only 2.7 million subscribers internationally, less than half the growth it had in the same quarter last year. Stocks are down from above $400 to $328 and could potentially plummet to below $100.

Hobbs and Shaw prove to be both fast and furious

By Shruti Chauhan | Aug. 12, 2019, 7:26 p.m. | In Movies »

Step aside, Bonnie and Clyde… there’s a new dynamic duo in town. Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) and Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) prove that there is no situation they cannot get out of in “Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw.”

Celebrity influence: too much or too little?

By Shruti Chauhan | Aug. 9, 2019, 5:56 p.m. | In Opinions »

The constant spotlight placed on celebrities gives them endless opportunities to advocate for what they believe and to have an impact on their fans. Influencers regularly promote all sorts of brands in: food, fashion, skincare, technology, etc. But conflict arises when these same celebrities start to work towards social reform.