Articles by Fabiana Vilsan (29)


Vilsan ’19: Economy justifies professional compromise

October 13, 2016 Comments are Disabled

At a place like Brown, we tend to shame those who temporarily sideline their ideals in favor of financial security.


Vilsan ’19: Fame, fortune and feminism

September 27, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Feminism is central to today’s pop culture.


Vilsan ’19: Observations from across the pond: globalization of fear

September 13, 2016 Comments are Disabled

While Americans spent the summer reeling over Donald Trump’s latest tirade, Europeans like myself were preoccupied with our own political phenomenon.


Vilsan ’19: Adulthood: Are we there yet?

April 20, 2016 Comments are Disabled

As a college student stuck in the middle, I can’t help but wonder when I’ll stop being a kid and magically transition into adulthood.


Vilsan ’19: College is about more than rankings

April 8, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Over spring break, prospective college students across America received their admissions decisions — a moment Brown students remember all too well.


Vilsan ’19: I’ve got spirit, how ’bout you?

March 15, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Several months ago, as a wide-eyed freshman eager to call Brown her new home, I purchased more Brown merchandise than I wish to admit.


Vilsan ’19: Trumping the American Dream

March 2, 2016 7 comments

Everyone from Hollywood to suburbia recognizes some version of the American Dream — whether it’s because they’re living it or reading about someone who is.

Vilsan ’19: History, revisited

Columns, Illustrations

Vilsan ’19: History, revisited

February 10, 2016 1 comment

One evening in November 1989, Western families sat in their living rooms to watch the Berlin Wall crumble.


Vilsan ’19: Coming home

February 1, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Toto, I don’t think we’re in Providence anymore.