Campus News Briefs

Free food comes from the and local restaurants in the area will announce their partnership on the AU campus by offering a free food order to students between Sept. 22 and Oct. 6.

The company provides a free service for students by negotiating with restaurants to provide discounts and specials available exclusively for online ordering.

Students will have the option to order a pint of General Tso's Chicken from Taiwan Caf?, the Chicken Hummus Veggie Pitawich from Little Caf?, the Chicken Makhani with rice from Prince Caf?, a cheese steak sandwich from the Cheese Steak Factory, a 10-inch cheese pizza from Romero's or a 12-inch pizza from either Manny & Olga's or Pizza Boli's.

To order the free meal, students need to visit the Web site and place an order.

Other restaurants included on include a variety of different places from Confucius Caf? to Sushi Ko and Spicy Noodle Caf?, Mehran Resturant and Great Wall Seafood Restaurant.

Offering an interactive menu, online discounts, customer service and no-hassle ordering, the site is the nation's largest college-based online ordering network and connects students to local restaurants at more than 100 schools across the country.


New fraternity, Phi Kappa Phi, comes to AU this winter to recruit and begin a chapterPhi Kappa Phi National Fraternity will be establishing itself at AU this winter.

A team from Phi Kappa Phi will be converging on campus for five weeks of recruitment and new member development, where they will be looking to assemble a group of men who represent the ideals of CLASS - Character, Leadership, Academics, Sportsmanship and Service.

Recruits will have the opportunity to aid in the fraternity's development, by creating the constitution and bylaws that govern their organization, determining their calendar, starting their own traditions and leaving a lasting legacy at AU.

"We are looking to find men of the highest quality that can take on the challenge of building a fraternity chapter from the ground up. They will create the constitution and bylaws that govern their organization, determine their social calendar, start their own traditions for the fraternity, leaving a lasting legacy at American University for decades to come," Mark E. Timmes , CEO of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, said in a press release.

The fraternity has already colonized itself in D.C. at the George Washington University in 2002, which recognized their chapter as Chapter of the Year as well as the 2003 Associate Chapter of the Year.

Phi Kappa Phi was founded in Dec.1904 at the College of Charleston in South Carolina and is located on 126 campuses with over 80, 000 initiations since its inception.

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Kogod ranked No. 42 in M.B.A. by Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal ranked the Kogod School of Business' M.B.A. Program No. 42 in a list of top business schools from around the world, according to The Wall Street Journal's 2004 top business schools rankings.

The rankings were based on a Wall Street Journal and Harris Interactive survey taken by 2,191 corporate recruiters of business schools, who scored each school based on 26 attributes. Each school received at least 20 ratings and the maximum possible score is 100.

Of those chosen, the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School), Dartmouth College (Tuck School of Business), the University of Michigan, Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management) and the University of Chicago ranked in the top five respectively.

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Delta Gamma to host Anchor Clanker on Quad SaturdayDelta Gamma sorority will hold Anchor Clanker, an annual charity event, on Saturday from 12 to 4 p.m. on the Quad.

Teams of five, representing fraternities, sororities, floors and clubs will compete for prizes from Maggiano's Little Italy, The Tavern, Chipotle, STA Travel, Chef Geoff's,, Jacobs Fitness Center and the UPS Store.

Events will consist of the dizzy bat, three legged race, egg toss, bubblegum pie, wheelbarrow, water balloon toss, freeze dance, leap frog and a surprise event.

"It's a day for us to show school spirit as well as the greek presence on campus, all while supporting a good cause," Tracy Naylor said, director of public relations for Anchor Clanker.

All proceeds will go to Service For Sight and Out of the Eye One, two charities assisting the blind.


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