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Students forced out, as UW-L dorm gets upgrades

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Laux Hall game room. PHOTO: UWLax.edu

Students staying in Laux Hall first semester had to move out last week.

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse dorm is being shut down in order to do some much needed upgrades to the bathrooms and sprinkler systems.

The school is having trouble housing all of its students but between semesters, there is a sharp decline in those living in the dorms.

UW-L, however, is looking at building more residence halls.

“We guarantee all first-year students housing on campus but there are a large number of upperclassmen who would prefer to live on campus for a second or third year that we just aren’t able to accommodate, simply because we don’t have enough space for them,” residence life assistant director Lisa Weston said.

Students will also notice upgraded Wi-Fi.

Born in Decorah Iowa. I've been a news reporter for the last 10 years, starting right out of college in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Other professional opportunities led me to Marshalltown, Iowa and Antigo Wisconsin, before I finally was afforded the opportunity here in La Crosse. I've been here since 2016. I also act as the voice of local sports, doing play by play of high school and college football and basketball. When not working I enjoy golfing.

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