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

A woman encourages others to vote at Pioneer Square in Portland, OR.

Rise up and vote, BHS

Natalie Foote, Staff Writer February 29, 2020

The 2020 presidential election is just around the corner, on November 3rd. With it, the discussion regarding voter turnout resurfaces. According to the US Census Bureau, in the 2018 presidential election,...

A Latinx person holds a sign, encouraging Latinos to vote.

Let’s get loud, Latinos

Michiko Murai, Staff Writer April 12, 2019

The 2020 presidential vote is approaching, and as Trump crusades on his “Keep America Great” campaign, the competition grows: 18 Democrats have declared they are running. While Trump continues to fight...

The combination of Country and Rap was put in motion by artists Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus.

Take the “Old Town Road” into new music

Brady Rogers, Senior Editor April 12, 2019

The recent arrival of new music came with a surprising twist, as hip hop and country saw a combination of genres to create the current number one song, Old Town road. Not only did it top the charts, it...

Senator Elizabeth Warren answers questions at a Town Hall.

End the Electoral College and make each Presidential campaign national

Patrick Evans, Senior Editor March 22, 2019

With a plethora of Democrats already competing for the nomination to take on President Donald Trump in 2020, candidates have been attempting woo voters in early primary states and across the country with...

Students protesting to lower the voting age

Lowering the voting age may not be too far off in Oregon

Jacob Doty, Staff Writer March 21, 2019

Oregon lawmakers are deciding if it’s in their best interest to lower the voting age in elections to 16 years old. The city of Takoma Park, Maryland, a suburb of Washington D.C., was the first to lower...

President Trump with friend and accused solicitor of prostitution, Robert Kraft celebrating the Patriots Superbowl win with a Trump Patriot

Robert Kraft shows BHS students the relevance of human trafficking

Michiko Murai, Staff Writer March 11, 2019

At the Orchids of Asia Day Spa, a massage parlor and salon in Jupiter, Florida, Mr. Kraft, a billionaire friend of Trump and NFL New England Patriot owner, was found guilty of first degree misdemeanors...

Strength in unity.

Women’s March Global: Real women’s rights supporters, please stand

Cooper Graham, Staff Writer January 23, 2019

Taking place today, January 19th, and tomorrow, January 20th, is Women’s March Global, which will occur in Washington D.C. and chapters(cities) all around the world. This year will be the third annual...

Sheriff of Nottingham or Trump Administration?

Sheriff of Nottingham or Trump Administration?

Michiko Murai, Staff Writer December 14, 2018

The Trump administration proposed withdrawing federal protections on waterways that only appear after rainfall and wetlands that aren’t connected to larger bodies of water. This means these bodies of...

Protester holding up sign signifying their support for Planned Parenthood.

BHS alumnus leads charge against restrictive abortion measure

Jacob Doty, Staff Writer 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...

Judge Brett Kavanaugh faces questions during his second confirmation hearing on September 5, 2018.

Confirming Kavanaugh would further increase partisan problems

Patrick Evans, Senior Editor September 12, 2018

The Supreme Court looks set to gain a new member. That new member is in all likelihood, someone who lied under oath multiple times. Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court is...

Students create a town hall forum and come together at Portland State University to talk about the issue of gun violence.

Students organize a town hall to talk about gun violence

Amanda Piril, Staff Writer April 27, 2018

Students from various middle schools, high schools, and colleges came together at Portland State University on April 4th to discuss gun violence. The students invited local politicians to join their discussion,...

A satirical but sobering look at the future for students in school

A satirical but sobering look at the future for students in school

Patrick Evans, Senior Editor April 6, 2018

In response to calls for substantial gun reform in the wake of the Parkland Shooting, the NRA and Trump administration have called for “hardening” our schools by arming teachers to respond to school...

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