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Alexa Oslowski

Alexa Oslowski, Photo Editor

Alexandra Oslowski (she/her) is a 5th-year student studying journalism with a minor in art from Cameron Park, California. She is a transfer student from UC Santa Cruz and in her third year at San Diego State. She has a passion for photography, music, and writing. Alexa hopes to pursue a career in digital journalism or photojournalism. You can follow her on Twitter @AlexaROslowski.

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Opinion: Normalize mental health resources for young adults

Opinion: Normalize mental health resources for young adults

March 3, 2021

It’s no secret that the last 12 months have thrown countless obstacles and struggles at everyone. Whether it was our health, financial situation, professional...

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First Rest and Recovery Day receives criticism from students

First Rest and Recovery Day receives criticism from students

March 3, 2021

Last December, San Diego State’s University Senate voted to remove spring break and replace it with four “rest and recovery days” spread throughout...

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San Diego State men's basketball senior forward Matt Mitchell and freshman guard Lamont Butler (left) celebrate at half court after the Aztecs' 62-58 win over Boise State on Feb. 27, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Three observations: Aztecs sweep Boise State in Senior Day victory

February 28, 2021

San Diego State men's basketball senior forward Matt Mitchell and freshman guard Lamont Butler (left) celebrate at half court after the Aztecs' 62-58 win...

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San Diego State women's basketball senior guard Téa Adams (left) poses with head coach Stacie Terry-Hutson during the Aztecs' 82-61 loss to Fresno State on Senior Day, Feb. 21, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Aztecs unable to pull off Senior Day victory

February 22, 2021

San Diego State women's basketball senior guard Téa Adams (left) poses with head coach Stacie Terry-Hutson during the Aztecs' 82-61 loss to Fresno State...

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San Diego State men's basketball senior guard Jordan Schakel drives to the basket during the Aztecs' 77-55 win over San José State on Feb. 10, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Men’s basketball update: Schakel honored, newly-ranked Aztecs prepare for Fresno State

February 17, 2021

San Diego State men's basketball senior guard Jordan Schakel drives to the basket during the Aztecs' 77-55 win over San José State on Feb. 10, 2021 at...

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Sophomore forward Keshad Johnson finishes a one-handed slam during the Aztecs' 77-55 win over San José State on Feb. 10, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Column: Are offensive struggles a concern headed into tournament season?

February 13, 2021

Sophomore forward Keshad Johnson finishes a one-handed slam during the Aztecs' 77-55 win over San José State on Feb. 10, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

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Senior forward Matt Mitchell looks on the court during the Aztecs' 77-55 win over San José State on Feb. 10, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Aztecs win sixth straight thanks to Schakel’s strong second half

February 11, 2021

Senior forward Matt Mitchell looks on the court during the Aztecs' 77-55 win over San José State on Feb. 10, 2021 at Viejas Arena.

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Junior forward Nathan Mensah slams it home during the Aztecs' 98-71 win over Wyoming on Jan. 31 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Three observations: Men’s basketball routs Wyoming, takes series with 98-71 win

January 31, 2021

Junior forward Nathan Mensah slams it home during the Aztecs' 98-71 win over Wyoming on Jan. 31 at Viejas Arena.

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Junior guard Mercades Staples pulls up for a jumper during the Aztecs' 68-60 win over Utah State on Jan. 14, 2021. Staples scored a career-high 25 points.

[Photo] Staples scores career-high 24 points, Adams injured in women’s basketball win

January 15, 2021

Junior guard Mercades Staples pulls up for a jumper during the Aztecs' 68-60 win over Utah State on Jan. 14, 2021. Staples scored a career-high 25 points.

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Ariana Grande, Aminé, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny and The Strokes are the artists that round out our picks for part two of 2020's Albums of The Year.

DA Staff Picks: The Best Albums of 2020, Part Two

December 22, 2020

As the year comes closer to an end, here is the second installment of the DA Staff picks for best albums of 2020. Check out Part One. Ariana Grande –...

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With podcasts available to stream on Spotify and Apple Music, people can listen anytime they’re on the go, even for a run.

SDSU Alumni Start Podcasts to Empower Generation Z

December 9, 2020

Podcasts are the new blogs. Everybody seems to have one, and it’s easy to see why. The barriers to entry are low. All you need is a computer, microphone...

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A small group of students marched through campus in protest of the university's decision to eliminate the traditional nine-day spring break.

Days after Spring Break decision, students continue to push back on and offline

December 4, 2020

Content Warning: mentions of extreme situations including death, suicidal thoughts, depression, anxiety Since San Diego State’s University Senate...

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Racial Justice, transportation, housing among top priorities for council candidates

November 3, 2020

District 1 - La Jolla, Carmel Valley, Torrey Pines Joe Lacava Joe Lacava is a San Diego State graduate and is a native San Diegan. According to his...

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Georgette Gomez (running for CA 53) has a history of environmental activism and her campaign imagery reflects that.

[Photo] Candidates show their true colors with political yard signs

November 3, 2020

Georgette Gomez (running for CA 53) has a history of environmental activism and her campaign imagery reflects that.

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On Aug. 29, M@College Apartments notified residents of a positive COVID-19 case at the College Ave. apartment complex.

[Photo] Covid-19 Update: M@college reports positive case, 3 additional off-campus cases, SDSU beefs up enforcement of health guidelines

August 30, 2020

On Aug. 29, M@College Apartments notified residents of a positive COVID-19 case at the College Ave. apartment complex.

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Junior guard Malachi Flynn drives left during the Aztecs' 81-68 victory over Boise State in the Mountain West tournament semifinal on March 6 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.

[Photo] Flynn becomes first Aztec to be named John R. Wooden All-American since 1984

April 2, 2020

Junior guard Malachi Flynn drives left during the Aztecs' 81-68 victory over Boise State in the Mountain West tournament semifinal on March 6 at the Thomas...

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SDSU to go online-only starting Friday, cancels most events until April 8

[Video] SDSU to go online-only starting Friday, cancels most events until April 8

March 12, 2020

Effective Friday, March 13, all face-to-face instruction aside from lab classes will be halted to prevent the spread of coronavirus, superseding an announcement...

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Senior forward Yanni Wetzell completes a slam dunk during the Aztecs' 81-68 win over Boise State on March 7 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.

[Photo] Aztecs take on Utah State in conference title game for second straight year

March 7, 2020

Senior forward Yanni Wetzell completes a slam dunk during the Aztecs' 81-68 win over Boise State on March 7 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.

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Aztecs junior forward Matt Mitchell fires a 3-pointer over a Boise State defender during a 81-68 SDSU win on March 6 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.

[Photo] Aztecs recover from 16-point deficit, advance to conference tournament championship

March 6, 2020

Aztecs junior forward Matt Mitchell fires a 3-pointer over a Boise State defender during a 81-68 SDSU win on March 6 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las...

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Supporters of Congressional candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar cheer on as candidates make their way around the media round robbin.

[Photo] Sanders wins California Democratic primary, local races still too close to call

March 3, 2020

Supporters of Congressional candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar cheer on as candidates make their way around the media round robbin.

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[Video] The Daily Aztec Live — Feb. 20, 2020

February 26, 2020

In this episode, Angela Kurysh and Diane Lopez discuss all things SDSU including political debates, Black History Month and Coronavirus. Stay tuned for...

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Senior left fielder Kristen Parker reaches third base during the Aztecs' 8-1 win over Loyola Marymount on Feb. 18 at SDSU Softball Stadium. Parker ended the game with a double and two RBIs.

[Photo] Softball defeats Loyola Marymount 8-1 to earn fifth straight win

February 19, 2020

Senior left fielder Kristen Parker reaches third base during the Aztecs' 8-1 win over Loyola Marymount on Feb. 18 at SDSU Softball Stadium. Parker ended...

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[Video] Tijuana Home Build connects students through transborder projects

February 17, 2020

As part of SDSU Rotaract, the Tijuana Home Build aims to educate students through building homes for impoverished neighborhoods south of the border.  

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Dating as a bisexual girl is challenging

Dating as a bisexual girl is challenging

February 12, 2020

Relationships in college are nothing short of a roller coaster. It’s all about getting to know people from scratch, learning how to be independent and...

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[Video] The Daily Aztec Live — Feb. 7, 2020

February 8, 2020

Journalists are backed into a corner. Having found ourselves as creators and truth seekers, we are in competition with an ever-growing online presence...

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UTK has unveiled new TV screens that display individual order numbers where students can track the progress of their order.

[Photo] University Towers Kitchen adds video boards, phases out physical buzzers to track order progress

February 5, 2020

UTK has unveiled new TV screens that display individual order numbers where students can track the progress of their order.

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Student outside of Viejas Ticket Office.

[Photo] Let’s bring back camping for student basketball tickets

February 5, 2020

Student outside of Viejas Ticket Office.

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Rapid 215 currently connects SDSU and downtown using El Cajon Boulevard.

[Photo] New bus-only lanes help transit commuters to SDSU

January 29, 2020

Rapid 215 currently connects SDSU and downtown using El Cajon Boulevard.

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SDSU admissions must support its transfer students

SDSU admissions must support its transfer students

December 11, 2019

As a senior in high school, nothing felt more stressful than college decisions. You’ve made it to the final hurdle. You’ve taken the classes, received...

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Chainsmoker member Drew Taggart sang to the crowd.

[Photo] Chainsmokers and 5SOS excite the crowd at Viejas Arena

December 3, 2019

Chainsmoker member Drew Taggart sang to the crowd.

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Angela LaChica was recognized by the California Women’s Leadership Association for her incredible leadership.

SDSU alum, business owner receives Women to Watch 2020 award

November 22, 2019

Angela LaChica, San Diego State Alumna and business owner, can now add award winner to her title of CEO at LaChica Sports. On Nov. 7, LaChica was recognized...

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The departments displaced from the closure of PSFA last year have found a permanent home in Adams Humanities.

[Photo] Former PSFA departments find permanent home in Adams Humanities

November 22, 2019

The departments displaced from the closure of PSFA last year have found a permanent home in Adams Humanities.

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A steam leak at the Music building back in November was one of the factors that led to the creation of the Change.org petition.

Emergency services address pipe rupture on campus

November 16, 2019

Around 2 p.m Saturday, multiple fire trucks appeared on campus to respond to a pipe rupture in the Music building on Campanile Walkway. Steam could be...

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