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Selina Wang
Selina Wang is a student at Harvard with a passion for media,
entertainment, and news. Pursuing a concentration in economics with a
secondary degree in government, she is also the current President of the
Harvard Undergraduate Television. She contributes to a variety of on and
off campus publications, and participates in on-campus dance groups,
fashion shows, and theater productions.

Entries by Selina Wang

The Partisan Paradox

(0) Comments | Posted October 1, 2013 | 6:56 PM

In 1954, 22 11-year-old boys went to summer camp in the woodlands of Robbers Cave State Park. Not knowing they were subjects of an experiment, they were randomly divided into two groups. As each group engaged in their camp activities, they developed distinct rules, leadership, and identities -- one group...

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Rolling Stone Cover of Tsarnaev: How a Face Can Divide a Nation

(8) Comments | Posted July 22, 2013 | 3:57 PM


I remember the provocative photos of Britney Spears, Lindsay Lohan, and Ashton Kutcher on the cover of Rolling Stone when I was a little girl. In passing by the magazine rack in supermarkets, I always wistfully lingered at the rock-star images of international icons,...

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Lessons From Andre Agassi's: The Perils of Perfectionism

(4) Comments | Posted June 20, 2013 | 4:30 PM


I recently attended a speech by Andre Agassi at Harvard University. Amidst the crowds of people, Agassi strolled in unnoticed. Having seen him dominate the court countless times on TV, I anticipated something different from what I saw. Perhaps I was delusional...

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China's Massive Trade Surplus: Is it Real?

(2) Comments | Posted June 3, 2013 | 9:59 AM

China is finally losing steam after a decade of rapid economic expansion. GDP growth slowed to 7.7 percent in the first quarter, a considerable drop from the past decade of double-digit annual growth. Although the recent positive trade data seems to point towards a gradual recovery, the higher-than-expected...

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Upset that Jamie Dimon Won? Think Again About the Separation of Powers

(0) Comments | Posted May 23, 2013 | 9:47 AM

Jamie Dimon will retain his chairmanship title of JPMorgan Chase, after a vote from shareholders on Tuesday. Although Dimon scored big, his narrow win indicates that his support is limited.

Proxy advisory firms claim that the "London Whale" derivatives trades, which cost the bank $6.2 billion last year, was...

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Acting for Stage Is Acting for Life

(1) Comments | Posted March 11, 2013 | 3:26 PM

Between the ages of 3 and 10, I became convinced at various points that I was going to be a princess, the president, a professional ballerina, an astronaut, and an actress. The last choice seemed the most appealing since I thought that the people in movies and on-stage had it...

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Why Are We so Busy?

(9) Comments | Posted February 25, 2013 | 6:03 PM

I have to consciously remind myself that sometimes it's all right to think about absolutely nothing. When tasked with something as simple as waiting for a subway, I have an uncontrollable urge to pull out my iPhone to check the news. Even on the treadmill, I feel compelled to read...

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