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(Photo Gallery) Residence halls abandoned amid COVID-19 pandemic

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An abandoned stuffed animal sits at the end of a dormitory hallway, Monday, March 30, 2020, in Lantana Hall on Texas State’s campus.

Texas State dorm occupants were forced to permanently move out of their residence halls due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19. Students moved in allotted times from March 28-31, in order to limit the number of people in one space.

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  • A poster informing dorm occupants to dispose of all trash before moving out is posted outside Brodgon Hall, Monday, March 31, 2020, at Texas State. The posters were placed in and around all dormitories as students permanently moved out of their dorms due to concerns over COVID-19.

  • Texas State residence halls are left empty after students permanently moved out of their dorms due to new COVID-19 enforcements. The move-out took place between March 28-31.

  • A stack of recycling bins sit in Lantana Hall’s common area Monday, March 30, 2020, at Texas State. The recycling bins assigned to each dorm room for occupants’ use are no longer needed amidst the move-out.

  • A man carries boxes through a hallway, Monday, March 30, 2020, in preassigned shifts to practice social distancing. Students were enforced to permanently move out of residence halls March 28-31 due to concerns over COVID-19.

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