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A girl types and walks on a treadmill.

Ten types of exercise to shoot your mood to the skies

Natalie Foote May 14, 2020

At this point in quarantine, time is an illusion. The structured days that many have been accustomed to are gone, and with them, productivity. But not all hope is lost: exercise can add structure to your...

A woman drinks water out of a glass. Hydration has many important benefits that are often overlooked.

Don’t be late to hydrate

Natalie Foote May 2, 2020

It tastes like nothing, but a specific flavor of nothing. You can’t go more than three days without it, and you're made of between 55-75% of this. What is it? Water! This beverage is often overlooked...

Purple bunny Peeps hide in a cluster of white flowers, hoping to avoid being eaten.

Should we pipe down about Peeps or are they a tasty treat?

Melody Cosgrove and Anouk Clendenning April 28, 2020

Everyone knows when Easter is near. The signs are everywhere: decorated eggs, bunny plushies, and a never-ending flow of chocolate. But one colored confection stands out among the rest: Peeps. Created...

“Taylor’s Law,” a good but flawed proposal

“Taylor’s Law,” a good but flawed proposal

Braydon Iverson March 22, 2019

Taylor Martinek, a collegiate football player at Portland State University, underwent several shoulder surgeries and was prescribed the opioid Oxycontin in an attempt to cope with the pain. This unfortunately...

Yourlastbreath focuses on creating a safe space for students struggling to voice themselves in today's society.

Former Beaverton student creates website to encourage artistic expression

Brady Rogers March 15, 2019

Recent graduate of Beaverton High School Alona Arneson has begun a website that hopes to inspire people who feel as if they don’t have a voice in today’s society. It’s called yourlastbreath, and...

Protester holding up sign signifying their support for Planned Parenthood.

BHS alumnus leads charge against restrictive abortion measure

Jacob Doty December 10, 2018

Measure 106, from the latest election, addressed a topic that is very familiar to Oregon residents. This measure would ban public funding for abortions, unless it is deemed medically necessary or required...

Red light enforcement cameras are implemented at am intersection.

Beaverton police to implement red light enforcement once again

Jacob Doty October 18, 2018

Starting September 15th, the Beaverton Police Department will be implementing their red light photo enforcement once again at the intersections of Beaverton Hillsdale Highway/Griffith Drive, Allen Boulevard/Lombard...

Eternal joy is bursting through this man's soul, despite what his expression may indicate.

Here at The Hummer, we love Oregon CIS

Brady Rogers October 12, 2018

Future Day is upon us, making the beginning of a long battle with the Oregon Career Information Center (CIS). For those who don’t know, and should if they intend to graduate, CIS is the website that...

Most juniors' faces on the first day of school.

A simple way to attack junior year

Brady Rogers June 15, 2018

As junior year winds down and the pressures of standardized testing and overthinking colleges grind to a halt, the stress is lifted. Incoming sophomores are next in line. Here are a few pointers from a...

Is senioritis real or is it cleverly disguised as depression?

Senioritis or depression? Same thing.

Cara Chenoweth February 7, 2018

January is the time of senioritis, baggy sweatpants and wearing Adidas slides without socks. It’s seniors' second-to-last finals, but it feels like the first. Except instead of being a nervous freshman,...

The chaos of nurses and doctors within a hospital.

The right aid for Medicaid: Measure 101

Brady Rogers January 30, 2018

As health care continues to be a heavily debated topic within United States politics, Medicaid has struggled within the state of Oregon. Nearly one in four Oregonians are insured through the program, which...

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