Longwood Dearest, An Open Letter

THIS.

Gypsy Syndrome

Dear Longwood University,

My name is SarahGrace Gomez and I graduated from Longwood in 2013. Sometimes–actually a lot of times– I get e-mails and print letters asking if I would like to donate to my alma mater. I need to explain to you why I don’t answer those letters. I need to explain to you why I will never donate. I need to explain to you why I’m turning a financially cold shoulder to Longwood.

Because I am a survivor of sexual assault, and I don’t want a single god damned dime of mine to even have the slightest chance of supporting a man who has been convicted of sexual battery.

Mr. Troy Austin, you continue to tell media outlets that you believe you made the best decision for Longwood in allowing Jason Pimentel to be reinstated onto the basketball team. You told NBC12 that you make these decisions on…

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