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March Madness Recap

March Madness Recap

Zack Parker, Staff Writer April 12, 2023

A big basketball tournament called March Madness started on March 14. Men's college basketball teams from across the U.S. competed in March Madness. The college basketball season started in November. Teams...

Hummer Highlight: Womens History Month, updates on the new BHS

Hummer Highlight: Women’s History Month, updates on the new BHS

Zack Parker, Staff Writer March 12, 2023

Women's History Month March is Women's History Month in the U.S. This month honors women in the U.S., and has a theme each year chosen by the National Women’s History Alliance. The 2023 theme is “Celebrating...

An F-22 fighter jet shot down the suspected spy balloon on February 4th.

Hummer Highlight: Chinese spy balloon shot down off coast of South Carolina

Zack Parker, Staff Writer February 25, 2023

On Saturday, January 28, 2023, a Chinese air balloon was spotted over Billings, Montana. One week later it was shot down off the coast of South Carolina. An F-22 fighter jet fired the missile used to shoot...

Priscilla Presley speaks to the gathering at Lisa Marie Presleys funeral.

Hummer Highlight: Lisa Marie Presley passes away at 54, Super Bowl LVII

Zack Parker, Staff Writer February 11, 2023

Death of Lisa Marie Presley On the afternoon of Jan. 12, 2023, Lisa Marie Presley, who was the daughter of Elvis Presley, passed away at the age of 54. She died of a heart attack in California. The...

Kevin McCarthy celebrates winning the speakership after securing a majority of the votes on the 15th ballot.

Kevin McCarthy: A welcome change to Washington? Or more of the same?

David Davis, Staff Writer January 17, 2023

On January 7th, just one day after the 2nd anniversary of the January 6th domestic terrorist attack on the Capitol, 57 year old Representative Kevin McCarthy was elected as the 55th Speaker of the House....

WWE performed at the Moda Center on September 12th.

Hummer Highlight: WWE comes to Portland, new Mission Impossible movie

Zack Parker, Staff Writer October 7, 2022

Mission Impossible There is a new Mission Impossible movie coming out next year on July 14th, 2023. The stars from the movie are Tom Cruise, Angela Bassett, Rob Delaney, Ving Rhames, Hayley Atwell, Pom...

At the 2022 Oscars, Will Smith slaps Chris Rock on stage.

Will Smith slaps Chris Rock during the Oscars

Zack Parker, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

At the Oscars late last month, comedian Chris Rock was on stage to announce the award for Best Documentary, but he wanted to say a few jokes first. So he made jokes about four different actors, and finally...

John Lennon (left) in Amsterdam

Hummer Highlight: Death in pop culture, new Elvis movie

Zack Parker, Staff Writer March 10, 2022

Alec Baldwin accidentally kills cinematographer on set There was going to be a western movie, Rust, with Alec Baldwin until something happened. Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, a 24-year-old woman, was getting...

Students mask up in the Student Center, a sight that may become rarer as the mask mandate lifts next Monday.

District to lift mask mandate on March 14

Natalie Crabill, Social Media Editor March 8, 2022

Masks have been a crucial part of our school lives for a long time but that might finally be coming to an end. On Monday, the Beaverton School District announced that the mask mandate will be lifted on...

Lava flows down the slope of Mount Etna, which erupted recently in Italy

Hummer Highlight: Mount Etna erupts, missionaries captured

Zack Parker, Staff Writer March 4, 2022

Volcano eruption disrupts Italian city    In Etna, Italy, there was a volcano eruption that started in February 2021. A huge ash cloud spread over the sky, and lava came out of the volcano. The ash...

Equipment and troops at Oktyabrskoye airfield in Ukraine earlier this month.

Buildup of Russian forces on Ukraine border worries NATO, allies

David Davis, Staff Writer February 16, 2022

In a briefing to the press, National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan has encouraged all Americans in Ukraine to “depart immediately.”  ”We want to be crystal clear on this point. Any American...

Rittenhouse, who shot three people during protests in Kenosha, WI, following Jacob Blakes murder, was acquitted of all charges in a recent trial.

Wisconsin v. Rittenhouse: a groundbreaking trial splitting the nation

David Davis, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

A year ago, the death of Jacob Blake, who was shot seven times in the back, prompted outrage in Wisconsin. Riots broke out, and businesses were destroyed. So, 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse came to Wisconsin...

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