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First day of full in-person from the perspective of freshmen
Back in-person

Back in-person

April 4, 2021

College warning flags: how the pandemic will permanently change the college application process

College warning flags: how the pandemic will permanently change the college application process

April 4, 2021

Inside the COVID-19 vaccination effort

Inside the COVID-19 vaccination effort

March 24, 2021

Burrowing into the future of Denver’s heat and energy

Burrowing into the future of Denver’s heat and energy

March 3, 2021

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Back on the diamond

Back on the diamond

March 25, 2021

2019-2020 SEASON SUMMARY Creek baseball had only played a few scrimmages in Mar. 2020 when COVID hit. They were about to travel to their first...

Jeff Bridich has been destroying the Rockies from the inside for years. It’s time to fire him.

Jeff Bridich has been destroying the Rockies from the inside for years. It’s time to fire him.

February 2, 2021

Growing up, Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki was my favorite baseball player. It was because of him that I played shortstop for three seasons...

Chasing Rings

Chasing Rings

January 26, 2021

      They were so close to winning it all, until their season ended early due to something that was out of everybody’s...

Something to Prove

Something to Prove

January 25, 2021

      Everything was going great for the Creek Bruins in the 2019-2020 season. Ranked first in the 5A Centennial...

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We have to be the best at everything, and when that doesn’t work for us, we start to fail because we’re just under so much stress," junior Lorcán Boyd said.
Prison of Excellence
Raegan Knobbe, Sports Editor • March 25, 2021

The Cherry Creek School District is “Dedicated to Excellence,” but for many Creek students, achieving that excellence means giving up big parts of themselves, most often...

Times Square
2020: Year in Pictures
December 31, 2020

From even before the moment the ball dropped in Times Square on Jan. 1, 2020, it was clear that 2020 was going to be a bit different. 2020...

Adapting to a new normal: English teacher David Rowe wasn
Teachers face new challenges with hybrid learning – USJ Best of 2020
December 23, 2020

This article was originally published in the October 2020 issue of the Union Street Journal. The USJ staff voted this article as the best of...

Beyond Recognition: a road sign just within Rocky Mountain National Park near Grand Lake stands burned only a few yards from where the fire was stopped by firefighters. The Grand Lake entrances to Rocky Mountain National Park were closed, as well as Kawuneeche Visitor Center. A smaller park road remained open with access to employee residences (which had mostly been saved from the fire), a singed picnic ground along the Green Mountain Trail, which was virtually gone, and some residences just outside the park. The fire burned both sides of this smaller road. The sign stands on the edge of a wetland that was also completely destroyed. (Green Mountain Trail, near Trail Ridge Road)
Recovering from the East Troublesome Fire
December 7, 2020

It’s been two months since the East Troublesome Wildfire first sparked in the Arapaho National Forest. Within nine days, the fire had grown...

The Social Dilemma: beyond the screen
Five new(ish) songs for when you’re going through it

Five new(ish) songs for when you’re going through it

March 30, 2021

WandaVision: a new reality for the MCU

WandaVision: a new reality for the MCU

March 6, 2021

Driver’s License by Disney star Olivia Rodrigo has everyone in their feels

Driver’s License by Disney star Olivia Rodrigo has everyone in their feels

January 18, 2021

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LOSING TRACK OF TIME: Teenagers find themselves spending hours a day on social media just scrolling or messaging their friends. Students are challenged with finding a balance between helpful and hurtful social media usage habits. "I want to maintain some degree of social interaction – especially during COVID – and social media makes that fun and easy," senior Karen Baseves said.
Social media blackouts
Ethel Yagudayeva, Staff Writer • April 4, 2021

Thousands of people open up social media every day and mindlessly scroll through hundreds of photos and videos. They habitually find themselves in a black hole of time where...

First day of full in-person from the perspective of freshmen
First day of full in-person from the perspective of freshmen
Lily Deitch, Staff Writer • April 6, 2021

Weird. Chaotic. Unexpected. Those are a few words to describe yesterday, Apr. 5, — the day freshman at Creek had their first day of school with all Creek students.  “Everything...

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