The Official Website of Beaverton High School's Student-Run Newspaper

Beaverton Hummer

The Official Website of Beaverton High School's Student-Run Newspaper

Beaverton Hummer

The Official Website of Beaverton High School's Student-Run Newspaper

Beaverton Hummer


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...

Afghan refugees head toward an evacuation point as a US Marine looks on

Crisis in Kabul

David Davis, Staff Writer August 28, 2021

After the Taliban took over Afghanistan on August 14th, Afghan citizens rushed to the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, where over 6,500 refugees now wait to evacuate to Ramstein Air Base in...

Since President Biden took office, the number of immigrants entering the United States’ southern border has increased dramatically.

Immigration and ICE facilities: Trouble at the border

David Davis, Staff Writer May 6, 2021

As President Biden has repealed some of former president Trump’s immigration guidelines, thousands of immigrants have come to the US-Mexico border, including over 3,200 unaccompanied children, according...

Ukrainian troops participate in a training activity as tension builds between Ukraine and Russia

Tensions rise as Ukraine, Russia clash at border

David Davis, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

Over the past few weeks, Russia has been mounting military forces as trench warfare and barbed wire has popped up on the Russia-Ukraine border. The Kremlin, which is in charge of both Russia’s intelligence...

A tank moves out from a supply depot while a soldier looks on

Complications arise from withdrawal of US forces in the Middle East

David Davis, Staff Writer April 29, 2021

After the attack on September 11, 2001 by the terrorist group Al Qaeda, President Bush declared at that time, on Ground Zero, that a Global ”War on Terror'' would be put into place. Soldiers were stationed...

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