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Domino's no longer offers discount with meal cards

Domino's no longer offers

discount with meal cards

By Brian Rosenberg

Domino's Pizza stopped giving discounts to students ordering with their meal cards this week. The change, which went into effect on Monday, disallows coupons, Domino's club cards, specials or any other discount, according to Randy Mason, a manager at a Domino's Pizza that delivers to MIT.

The change affects MIT, Northeastern and Boston Universities, Mason added. "The universities do not want to accept discounts," he said. Both MIT and Boston University arrange for the pizza service through ARA.

"I think it's going to make a lot of people mad," said Ivana Markovic '93, who has called Domino's to complain about the change. People will still order from Domino's because "it's convenient, they don't have to go out anywhere to order," she said. "It just seems unfair that they can do that."

Mark R. Brandreth '93 tried to use a coupon yesterday and was "kind of annoyed." The universities' decision may "just be ARA trying to cheating us out of more of our money." Brandreth said he will probably continue to order from Domino's.

"We haven't received too many complaints," Mason said. He added that the change "may be a little tough to get used to."

The Domino's Validine service began last March. In addition to pizza, ARA is currently working out arrangements for meal card service with two Chinese restaurants.

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