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UH students petition for new food delivery robots to be more Houston-like

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(University of Houston)

HOUSTON – Likely a student, going by the name Shasta Coog on Change.org, started a petition for the University of Houston's new robots to be more representative of the city's culture by being enhanced with elbows.

The petition states the starship only displays the innovative and foodie culture of Houston. The writer goes on to say "the way we could welcome these robots to their new home and make them true Houstonians would be to include them in our car culture as well..."

The Cougar provided an example image of what they're hoping for...

Students at the University of Houston are signing a petition to add elbows to the new food delivery robots on campus.
Students at the University of Houston are signing a petition to add elbows to the new food delivery robots on campus.

The student describes adding elbows as "one easy fix [that] would cement the delivery robots as a central part of the Houston culture..." 

The petition has received 453 signatures so far, 47 away from its goal of 500.


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