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Beaverton Hummer

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Beaverton Hummer

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

Beaverton Hummer

Opinion

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...

Recently opened in downtown Beaverton, Loyal Legion has something for everyone on its menu.

Loyal Legion: A tasty spot in downtown Beaverton

Eleanor Teals Kahn, Staff Writer November 17, 2021

Loyal Legion is a new restaurant walking distance from BHS. Located at 4500 SW Watson Ave—next door to Big’s Chicken—it opened this past Saturday.  I visited the spot four days after opening...

Camila Cabello plays ‘Ella’ in a disappointing rendition of Cinderella

Cinderella (2021) was an infuriating mistake

Melody Cosgrove, Editor September 23, 2021

Since the release of the original Cinderella story in 1634, there have been approximately eight billion movie renditions of the tale. Some build on the classic with a compelling plot and characters, and...

Pianist Theo Cahall and trumpeter Emile Bejarano play City of Stars from La La Land

Virtual band concert spotlights stellar student performances

Melody Cosgrove, Editor June 9, 2021

As with all classes during this school year, Band was taught online until In-Person Hybrid started in quarter four. There were challenges with this method of learning, but band director Mary Bengel still...

Protestors in 2009 fight for their rights, some of which could have been granted by the passing of an Indiana senate bill earlier this year.

Indiana should have banned conversion therapy

Jayda Maelani Salting, Staff Writer June 1, 2021

An estimated 16,000 LGBTQ+ youth ages 13–17 will receive conversion therapy from a licensed health care professional before they reach the age of 18 in states allowing the practice. Conversion therapy...

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