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DAILYORANGE.COM hi 35° | lo MONDAY 34° january 28, 2013 t h e i n de pe n de n t s t u de n t n e w spa pe r of s y r acuse , n e w yor k INSIDENEWS INSIDEOPINION INSIDEPULP INSIDESPORTS ONLINE Talking back Syracuse University Safety first Closing Fire Station No. 7 Game over A winner was crowned after a weekend Cat-nipped Late Orange collapse leads Solid coup Syracuse gains a commitment hosts an international debate tournament. Page 3 would put SU community in jeopardy. Page 5 of developing video games. Page 11 to first conference loss of the year at Villanova. Page 20 from Corey Cooper, a wide receiver with some major BCS offers. See Students to rally for officer By Dylan Segelbaum ASST. COPY EDITOR illustration by micah benson | art director Looking within By Jessica Iannetta S ASST. NEWS EDITOR ince Ben Domingo assumed the position of director of Syracuse University Health Services in 2011, he’s been making up for lost time. The center went nearly two years without a director before Domingo was selected. Since taking the job, Domingo has enacted a litany of changes that emphasize customer service and help improve the reputation of SU Health Services on campus. “I know it’s going to take some time because I know that there’s still, for some of the upperclassmen, there might be some negative perceptions of Health Services,” he said. “We’re really, really changing because of the people who have been here for a while who are adapting to the changes and because of a lot of the new management who’s really instilled the changes.” In the almost year and a half Domingo has been at the helm, SU Health Services has hired a new “With 19-yearolds, everything is an emergency yesterday.” Ben Domingo DIRECTOR OF HEALTH SERVICES EMS manager and supervising pharmacist, added psychiatric services, lowered the cost of medication at the pharmacy and hired a full-time IT Health Services team looks to improve reputation on campus with increased focus on customer service person to make sure the whole operation runs smoothly. In addition, a few months before Domingo was hired, SU Health Services got a new business manager and medical director. But all of these changes and improvements were implemented with the same overall goal in mind: customer service. In keeping with this goal, Domingo has centralized all complaints, so any concerns from parents or students come to him personally, he said. “I really want to know. Gosh, I’ve had 20 people that complained that they’re not getting in soon enough,” he said. “Whatever the complaints are I want to hear what they are and I want to respond and I really want to get an answer that’s not just fluff but an answer that really addresses their concern.” Domingo is also hoping to change some of the misconceptions students on campus have about SU Health Services. Many students don’t realize their health fee covers them being seen by a medical provider at SU Health Services and that, in general, Health Services is usually a better option than the emergency room, he said. “Emergency rooms are very good when it comes to emergencies but when it comes to something that’s not, they tend to not be very compassionate, they tend to kind of move you in and out,” Domingo said. “They’re going to say, ‘Well, follow up with your own doctor,’ where here they’re going to get comprehensive care.” SEE HEALTH SERVICES PAGE 10 Syracuse University and SUNY-ESF students are holding a rally Monday afternoon to protest the change in position of a Department of Public Safety officer known for his friendly and outgoing personality.  Former Cpl. Joe Shanley’s position in DPS’ Law Enforcement SHANLEY and Community Policing Division was changed Wednesday to public safety officer, said Jes Shanley, a senior international relations major and Shanley’s daughter. Shanley worked for the Syracuse Police Department for 16 SEE SHANLEY PAGE 9 fr at er nit y a nd s o r o r i t y a f fa i r s Phi Delta Theta looks to buy house By Meredith Newman ASST. NEWS EDITOR Phi Delta Theta chapter is in the process of buying the Pi Beta Phi house and could move in as early as June 1. The Pi Phi chapter, also known as the New York Alpha chapter, announced last fall it will close at the end of the spring semester. The chapter faced several recruitment challenges during the last few years and was unable to build membership despite its work with local alumni. Members voted to relinquish the SEE GREEK LIFE PAGE 6

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