On Sept. 21, 2018, The Oberlin Review published a piece called "Alumni Claim Censorship on Facebook." The article discussed the formation of an alternative Facebook group, the Uncensored Unofficial Oberlin Alumni Discussion Group, created by Oberlin alumnus Robert Hayes, and others, after several alumni had been censored and banned from the Alumni Association's digital community group. Hayes was quoted as saying, "It is my hope that the unofficial group we are building, where governance is transparent and open discussions are encouraged, will become a place for ... necessary conversations." Unfortunately, as we have discovered, the unofficial group has become a site for online bullying, defamation, and censorship.
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