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Tag Archives: Evan Young

Investigator: Twin Peaks Academy entitled to “editorial control” over graduation speech

Twin Peaks Charter Academy didn’t violate valedictorian Evan Young’s legal rights when Principal BJ Buchmann barred the student’s graduation speech, an outside investigation found. At the […]...

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July 28, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Polis pushes federal protections for LGBT students, Gardner votes against them

Boulder Rep. Jared Polis led the drafting and circulation of a letter urging the U.S. Department of Education to do everything in its power to […]...

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July 16, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Principal of discrimination-charged charter school leaves for similarly-charged district

The Longmont Times-Call reported today that BJ Buchmann, the Twin Peaks Charter principal who refused to allow valedictorian Evan Young to give a graduation speech […]...

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June 23, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix
Homebrew: GoFundMe pulls Twin Peaks’ funding campaign

Homebrew: GoFundMe pulls Twin Peaks’ funding campaign

Fund times GoFundMe, the crowdsourcing website, has put Twin Peaks Charter Academy’s fundraising campaign under review. The school’s principal had set up the fundraising page […]...

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June 8, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Sexual-orientation discrimination may cost Twin Peaks’ school charter

Twin Peaks Charter Academy blocked senior and valedictorian Evan Young from giving his graduation speech because he refused to remove his gay identity from the script. The […]...

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June 3, 2015 In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Homebrew: Veterans blast Congress for withholding VA hospital funding

Finish already “Finish the damn thing,” read a veteran’s sign at a Sunday protest with 150 demonstrators demanding Congress fund the over-budget Aurora Veteran’s Hospital. […]...

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June 1, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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The Home Front: Man who ‘accidentally fired his gun during a youth baseball game in Steamboat’ is a Wyoming officer

“The man who accidentally fired his gun during a youth baseball game in Steamboat Springs on June 15 is a Wyoming police officer,” reports Steamboat […]

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