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February 22, 2024

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Despite online rumors, Starships are here to stay, a University official says

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Starship delivery robot roams the campus of Bowling Green State University.

Despite rumors posted online, Bowling Green State University officials say they are not parting ways with the Starship on-demand robots.

BG Falcon Media was alerted to and investigating online rumors that BGSU would be parting ways with Starship Technologies coming Fall of 2024. Upon further investigation, these claims were found to be false.

In March 2020 BGSU and Starship Technologies launched a fleet of 30 autonomous, on-demand robots, to deliver food, making BGSU the first university in Ohio to offer such services. Since then, the robots have continued to roam campus delivering food from one location to the next.

A University official told BG Falcon Media Starship Technologies and its partnership with Bowling Green State University remain in place and there is no plan for the two to part ways.

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Blake Pierce, News Content Director

 News Content Director (2023-2024)

News Meetings: Mondays at 6 p.m. Office Hours: Tuesday 9:30-10:30 AM

About:

Blake Pierce is serving as the 2023 - 2024 News Content Director for BG Falcon Media. He is pursuing a Bachelor's of Science in Journalism with a specialization in Public Relations and a minor in Music Industry.

Involvement at BGSU

  • Public Relations Student Society of America
  • Society of Professional Journalists
  • Ambassador for the School of Media and Communication

Previous Work

Pierce has reported for BG Falcon Media and specifically written articles for the weekly BG News. Pierce's favorite article reported for BG Falcon Media was on the increase of Electric Vehicles in the Bowling Green community. The article can be found here.  He also completed a promotions internship with BG Falcon Radio, organizing events and campaigns to spread awareness of the organization on campus. Pierce currently works with WTVG-TV, beginning in the Summer of 2023 as a Digital Content Producer. Some of his work with the organization can be found here.
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