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Beaverton Hummer

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Beaverton Hummer

Reviews

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...

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...

A Blu-Ray case sits on a shelf next to a plant, enjoying the shade.

Everyone needs to watch The Help

Melody Cosgrove, Editor April 19, 2020

Out of all the movies I’ve ever seen, one of my favorites is The Help. It has everything you want in a good movie: interesting characters, stellar acting, and a great story that takes you on a...

A copy of Scythe enjoys a luxurious existence upon a fluffy blanket, surrounded by lights.

Scythe is a powerful book for just about anybody

Melody Cosgrove, Editor April 6, 2020

One of the best books I’ve ever read is Scythe, by Neal Shusterman—high praise, given that I’ve read countless books. I picked up Scythe a few months ago at a friend’s recommendation and will forever...

The Intern is for anyone wanting to delve into a movies characters and their relationships

“The Intern” is an amazing feel-good movie

Melody Cosgrove, Editor March 21, 2020

When I first heard about The Intern, I wasn’t interested. It looked dull, preachy, and boring, so I didn’t bother watching it when it came out in 2015. But recently, I sat down, saw it, and was pleasantly...

This box of twelve features chocolate chip, peanut butter and jelly, dirt cake, churro, and s’mores cookies.

Crumbl Cookies: The new treat in town

Beatrice Kahn, Editor March 5, 2020

This week, The Hummer staff discovered the phenomenon of Crumbl Cookies with one of their party boxes. The warm and chewy cookies were an instant hit. This party box came with a total of twelve cookies,...

Band director Mary Bengel shows off the combined Concert and Symphonic Bands at their concert.

Warriors of sound and rhythm show off their skills

Melody Cosgrove, Editor February 28, 2020

As all things have been lately, the BHS bands were rattled by the events of the fire. But they pulled through and conquered their limitations—mainly that many had zero access to their instruments for...

Actors in The Odd Couple share an emotional moment.

The Odd Couple is a resounding comedic success

Anouk Clendenning and Melody Cosgrove February 15, 2020

At Beaverton High School, Valentine’s Day is full of romance and intrusive yet entertaining Val-a-grams. While many people sobbed about being single or went on a date, we spent the evening watching The...

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