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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


Houses line a beach in South Africa. Beach Houses Muizenberg Beach by Stefan Schäfer, Lich is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

Looking for a “Beach Read” this summer? We have you covered.

Ariella McPhearson, Staff Writer May 21, 2023

The book “Beach Read” by Emily Henry follows January Andrews, whose father passes away and left her his beach house. January is a romance author and loves a happy ending. The other main character,...

The science hallway during passing time.

Satire: Hallway traffic reaches distressing heights

Hannah Kaufmann, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 12, 2023

Disclaimer: This article is an opinionated work of satire and is not meant to be taken seriously. No opinions or suggestions are genuine, and this piece should in no way inspire violence or disruption. Mankind,...

Foul Lady Fortune is a historical fiction novel set in China during the 1930s.

Book Review: “Foul Lady Fortune”

Cassandra Kain, Staff Writer April 16, 2023

This review contains spoilers for “These Violent Delights” and “Our Violent Ends” by Chloe Gong. “Time travels in diverse paces with diverse persons. I’ll tell you who Time ambles withal, who...

 by Jerrye & Roy Klotz, MD is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

The new “Lockwood & Co” TV show

Natalie Crabill, Social Media Editor March 5, 2023

Netflix recently released a smash hit TV show called Lockwood & Co. It is based on the books written by Jonathan Stroud. With an eclectic mix of new actors and phenomenal special effects, it is well...

For Kenneth Cochran, the purpose of senior year is to fully enjoy high school.

Personal essay: How to have a great senior year

Kenneth Cochran, Staff Writer January 13, 2023

I’m thinking of what I should do after high school. This is the year to focus on college applications and school work. My goals are to apply to nearby universities, finish my application for Federal...

Review of Taylor Swifts Midnights

Review of Taylor Swift’s “Midnights”

Cassandra Kain, Staff Writer November 4, 2022

There is something dreamy and unreal when the clock strikes midnight, the moon hazily shines, and the wind howls outside. Everyone is asleep except for you. Kept awake by your thoughts and other sleepless...

Writers Narra Pagtakhan and Natalie Crabill took part in the Gentleminions trend with friends.

Minions: The rise of a controversy

Narra Pagtakhan and Natalie Crabill September 7, 2022

If you go up to someone on the street and ask them if they like Minions the most likely answer would be yes. “Minions: The Rise of Gru” was released earlier this summer but it was an instant hit. Corbin...

Hadley Robinson plays Moxie in Amy Poehlers directorial debut.

‘Moxie’ review: The Riot Grrrl movement returns

Ariella McPhearson, Staff Writer June 20, 2022

Feminism: That’s what this movie is mainly about. Scratch that—that is what the movie is all about. The movie starts off with the main character Vivian Carter (Hadley Robinson), a shy 16-year-old girl...

With its confusing storyline and recycled plot points, Tall Girl 2 is the perfect movie to hate-watch.

Tall Girl 2: Pointless drama and tired tropes

Narra Pagtakhan, Staff Writer April 1, 2022

Tall Girl 2: Netflix’s latest trash romance movie that hopefully won’t lead to a third installment. If you haven’t seen the first movie, I’ll save you the trouble. Basically, Jodi (Ava Michelle),...

Beaverton girls’ bathrooms reviewed

Beaverton girls’ bathrooms reviewed

Clara Carver and Narra Pagtakhan March 7, 2022

When you think of the ideal school bathroom, what comes to mind? A clean bathroom, with functioning stalls and sinks and no holes in the ceilings? You might also expect them to hold enough pads and tampons...

The No Thank You Table in the cafeteria is one of the few options BHS students have to prevent their unwanted food from being wasted.

As climate change concerns rise, BHS must take action

Natalie Crabill, Social Media Editor February 18, 2022

Our impact on the planet grows greater every day and there is little being done to stop it. The last seven years have been the warmest on record, and this is just the beginning of the colossal impact of...

 Race and Ethnic Studies students created posters on intersectionality and systemic racism in Oregon.

Race and Ethnic Studies: an essential class

Beatrice Kahn, Editor February 14, 2022

I’ve taken many social studies classes in the Merle Davies building. From Social Studies 9 to Civil Law to AP US History, each class offered something unique. Yet in each of the seven social studies...

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