Issuu on Google+ hi 48° | lo tuesday 45° january 29, 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 m e n ’s b a s k e t b a l l INSIDE NEWS Coleman sidelined for knee G.I. Jane Members of the ROTC community respond to the Pentagon’s announcement about women in combat. Page 3 By Ryne Gery on l ine Staff Writer See more photos of an SU ROTC training session in the Carrier Dome at Jordan foster, a senior communication and rhetorical studies and music industry major, passes out fliers during Monday’s rally for DPS Officer Joe Shanley. He was one of about 45 students advocating for DPS transparency. INSIDE OPINION Preventative measures Saving Officer Shanley Text By Nicki Gorny Asst. News Editor INSIDE pulp Ski club Students take advantage of Recreation Services ski passes and hit the slopes each weekend. Page 11 INSIDE spo r t S Meet the coaches The who’s who of Scott Shafer’s remodeled coaching staff. Page 20 see coleman page 18 Students organize protest against change in position of well-known DPS employee SU and Marshall Street businesses should be proactive to reduce pipe bursting incidents. Page 5 Photos by Chase Gaewski E photo editor ven freezing rain didn’t dampen the support of Syracuse University students for Department of Public Safety officer Joe Shanley on Monday. About 45 students and community members gathered on Waverley Avenue between the Schine Student Center and S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications between 2 and 2:30 p.m. to advocate for transparency within DPS and show their support for Shanley, who is known by many as “Officer Friendly.” “He’s done so much for us,” said Jordan Foster, a senior communication and rhetorical studies major who participated in the rally. “This is the least we can do for him.” As a result of restructuring within the department, DPS changed Shanley’s position from corporal in the Law Enforcement and Community Policing Division to public safety officer last week. Social media brought attention to Shanley’s change in position this past weekend, rallying support among SU students and alumni. Reassignment to this position resulted in a reduced salary for several individuals, see shanley page 9 Syracuse center DaJuan Coleman will undergo surgery on his left knee on Tuesday, SU Athletics announced Monday night. Coleman is expected to need four weeks to recover. The freshman from Jamesville, N.Y., has started in all 20 games for the Orange. He’s averaging five points coleman and 4.4 rebounds per game in 14 minutes of action. In Syracuse’s last game, a 75-71 overtime loss to Villanova on Saturday, Coleman played seven minutes and didn’t score a point or grab a rebound. He ended up seeing critical minutes late in the game after Baye Moussa Keita fouled out with 4:06 left Jes Shanley, daughter of Joe Shanley, looks on as SU students protest her father’s position change. v ideo kari mccann, anthony mcgriff and paul ang gather on Waverly See video of the rally in support of Officer Joe Shanley at and South Crouse avenues to discuss the restructuring process within DPS. Group to benefit ill children By Lizzie Hart Presentation Director Taking a trip to Disney World to get the autograph of a favorite Disney character, visiting the White House to meet President Barack Obama, spending a day in the life of a fireman – these are the types of personalized wishes the Make-A-Wish Foundation grants to children with life-threatening illnesses. Syracuse University students can now have a hand in granting wishes like these through the new Wishmakers on Campus @ SU, which is part of the international Make-A-Wish organization. “The whole idea is we give these kids hope,” said Brian Yuhan, president of the group. “We also hope to be part of the healing process. So besides see Wishmakers page 6

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