Tag: Robots

Starship Robots In Second Semester At Mason

The robots have become a fixture at Mason, growing from 25 to 40  BY HAILEY BULLIS, CO EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Since arriving to Mason in January, Starship Technologies’ and Sodexo’s robots have become part of everyday life at Mason. The robots were brought…

Things of Mason

BY AHMED FARID George “The Statue” Mason WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT MASON? Obviously, the fact that it is named after me is my favorite thing about GMU. Not a lot of people can say that they have a large…

Mason Student Gets Drunk, Actually Beats Robot

“It just wanted to have a beep-boop day” BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE COPY GOD In a manner that showed how professional, incredible and amazing Mason students are, Tuesday, March 28, a student was found in a state of intoxication close to…

Robots Roll Up To Campus

A breakdown of business, security and student opinion BY MATTHEW HAYES, STAFF WRITER As well as the incoming freshman and transfer students, Mason has a new addition to its Fairfax campus―delivery robots. The food delivery service, Starship Technologies, is currently delivering…

The Student Consensus On Starship Robots

Mason students’ candid experiences with the new food delivery system BY ANGELIQUE ARINTOK, STAFF WRITER The group of 25 semi-autonomous robots making their way through campus is captivating attention from some big fans—the Mason students. It didn’t take long for…

Why I Like Mason’s New Delivery Robots––and You Should Too

BY DANIEL SCOTT MITCHELL, STAFF WRITER Since their deployment at the beginning of the semester, convoys of delivery robots have quickly taken the Mason community by storm. In under a week, these cooler-sized couriers had already become virtual celebrities, drawing…

Are Machines Taking Our Jobs?

BY JACE WHITE, STAFF WRITER If you’ve seen the food delivery robots that stumble across our campus after marveling at how they work and being sure to put them on your snapchat story, you may have wondered if this is…