Emma Wilkes

System of a Down: music for the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

System of a Down release new music after fifteen years, so what has brought them out of the limelight? Emma Wilkes reflects on the Armenian-American heavy metal band's response to the ongoing Nagorno-Karabakh war taking place in Armenia, as well as the wider impact of music and philanthropy.
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Posted Dec. 10, 2020

Why do we know so little about women’s health?

There is a big problem persisting in the world of medicine. Though a problem in itself, it’s not coronavirus. This problem has existed a long time before the pandemic and will continue long after social distancing becomes a thing of the past. The problem, in the eyes of some doctors,...
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Posted Nov. 14, 2020

An interview with the founders of The Boar

The interview I conducted with Godfrey Rust and Kasper de Graaf feels like more than an interview. In fact, although I have a list of questions in front of me, I barely have to ask many of them. I’m witnessing a reunion of friends. “Doing stuff creatively together builds relationships,”...
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Posted Oct. 9, 2020