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American Gladiators-esque race to invade Brooklyn By Roxanna Asgarian Published August 11, 2010 in The Brooklyn Paper/ This race is epic. On Aug. 15, spears will be wielded and mud will fly when the Spartan Race invades Floyd Bennett Field. The extreme contest — think “American Gladiator” meets Navy SEAL training — draws 1,500 competitors […]

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Students strip down for charity in annual Undie Run

Unique Austin event inspires nearly 2,000 clothing donations By Roxanna Asgarian Daily Texan Staff Originally published in the Daily Texan, Monday May 11, 2009 On Friday night, hundreds of students got together, stripped down to their undies and ran across the 40 Acres. And no, it wasn’t just a normal weekend night in West Campus. […]

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Nudist club gets down to the essentials

First published in the Daily Texan, April 2, 2009. Syndicated in The Emerging Nudist By: Roxanna Asgarian As I head down the winding, tree-lined Highway 71 on Saturday evening, I can’t help but feel butterflies in my stomach. I am going to the home of John and Connie, who withhold their last names, to have […]

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