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Senior Alexandra Greenwald receives scholarship to University of Iowa for gymnastics

Senior Alexandra Greenwald receives scholarship to University of Iowa for gymnastics

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Alexandra Greenwald is a level 10 gymnast who competes for American Twisters Gymnastics. Since she was 3 years old, Greenwald has committed blood, sweat and tears to gymnastics, practicing for four and a half hours six days a week. Greenwald dedicates her long term success to […]

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More than 350 Bay Area breast cancer survivors form a symbolic human pink ribbon on the field before the Oakland Athletics take on the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. The event was part of the 17th annual Oakland A's Breast Cancer Awareness Day. The A's announced that more than $75,000 was raised. (Susan Tripp Pollard/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

Why you should double-check before donating

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month—a month dedicated to fighting the most common cancer detected in women. According to the Mayo Clinic, death rates for breast cancer have been declining in recent years due to increased awareness, earlier detection and more funding for research. While no cure yet exists, breast cancer is treated through surgery and extensive chemotherapy and radiation, […]

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