Robots are now delivering food to George Mason University students

Trudging through snowstorms to get food will soon be a thing of the past for some lucky college students. As of January 22, students at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia will now be able to have food delivered via robot. The new robot food delivery system is a collaboration between Sodexo and Starship Technologies. While similar technologies have been tried previously, George Mason is the first university to integrate the technology into its college meal plan, making it less of a luxury, and more of an everyday experience. To use it, students must first download the Starship Deliveries app on Android or iOS. From there, they are able to order food and drinks from places like Blaze Pizza, Starbucks, Dunkin’, and the campus grocery store. Sodexo said more restaurants are going to be announced soon. Students pay $1.99 per trip for the on-demand service which usually takes about 15…