March 6, 2019

Xinyue Selina Xu is a sophomore at Harvard College studying English. She is Chinese by heritage, New Zealander by birth, but grew up in a multicultural metropolis as a true-blue Singaporean. She is interested in stories of all mediums, diverse narratives from around the world, and the role of content in the age of tech. In particular, she hopes that more stories about Asia can be created by Asians in the global cultural matrix. She runs her own lifestyle and creative writing blog at


  • Interview

    Why are Hundreds of Harvard Students Studying Chinese Philosophy?

    “This course will change your life” These are the words with which Professor Puett begins each year of his class, Ethical Reasoning 18: Classical Chinese Ethical and Political Theory, one of the most popular courses at Harvard. How can this class attract over 500 Harvard College students while being featured on news media “New York […]

  • Review

    The Startup in You

    On November 24, 2014, the prominent Chinese angel investors and founders of ZhenFund Bob Xu and Victor Wang came to Harvard to engage a dialogue with students interested in entrepreneurship. They brought along with them founders of their portfolio companies, including He Bofei from Deep Glint, Xiao Dun and Tao Jingwen from 17zuoye, and Wang […]