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Teague Harvey ’19

New Plymouth, New Zealand
he/him/his
Interests

Tricking, Tumbling, Acrobatic Movement, Dance, Circus, Rock Climbing, Music, Nature, Malaphors.

Hey reader!

My name is Teague (he/him/his), and where I'm from is complicated.

My dad worked abroad for a while as a child psychologist in the US military, so I was born in Germany, lived in Sicily for a few years, and then grew up in New Zealand from when I was 7 until I was 18.

At Oberlin, I found my identity and community through movement – I’m the Captain of the Tumbling Club, and I’m involved in OCircus!, the rock climbing community, the swing & blues dancing scenes, and the Dance department.

I also eat in Kosher-Halal Co-op, once worked as an RA, and most importantly: write for the Oberlin Blogs!

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October 5, 2017
For the past two months, I've been living my dream of studying abroad in Budapest. It's been everything that I hoped it would be, and nothing like I expected.
July 9, 2017
For the start of my glorious Summer of Movement™, I headed to Brooklyn, New York, couch hopped for three weeks, and took just about every single class offered at the Brooklyn Zoo Gym: Parkour, Tricking, Breakdancing, Bar Conditioning, Contortion, etc.
April 30, 2017
This past semester, I 'sophomore slumped' hard. I struggled with intense feelings of depression, disconnection, and nihilism, and I critically questioned who I am, who I want to be, and where my place is in the world.

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