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The Short Rant: Edifess

Edifess is a platform we are all far too aware of. Barely a day goes by where I don’t have to read some inane bullshit posted by some up-themselves ‘yaah’…

Top Fan Banned from Edifess

Hope Conway-Gebbie, a student who has become famous in Edinburgh for her frequent comments on the university confessions page ‘Edifess’, has been banned from the page. The third year student,…

University lecturer accused of biased marking

Correction: This article has been edited to remove the claim that Professor Thin marked down dissertations as after further investigation, there was insufficient evidence backing these claims. Recent posts on…

The ways in which J.K. Rowling’s critics silence trans voices

Content warning: discussion of misogyny and transphobia; mentions of domestic abuse and sexual assault There are few current issues which inspire as much rancour as the debate over trans self-identification,…

Talking to the secretive figures behind Edinburgh’s anonymous internet confessions pages

In recent years, anonymous ‘confession’ pages, most common on Facebook, have proliferated in Edinburgh. The biggest player: Edifess. Founded in June 2018, the page is closing in on 16 thousand…

‘Edifess’ post confession referencing Holocaust extermination camps

Only a week after Holocaust Memorial Day, ‘Edifess’, the Edinburgh Anonymous confession Facebook group posted a crude confession referring to the bus commute to the University of Edinburgh’s King’s Buildings…

Defending online racism as ‘banter’ is a joke

Last week, students of colour at the University of Edinburgh raised concerns about a racist joke on the Facebook page ‘Edifess’. This page publishes anonymous submissions, some of which are…

Minority societies and BME Officer reflect on BME Campaign

This October has been marked with events revolved around Black History Month, run in partnership with Edinburgh University Students’ Association’s Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Campaign and the African and…