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Filmmaker revives old-school animation technique

ALISON CASSITY

July 26, 2015

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In the heart of Iowa City, University of Iowa film graduate student Tim Orme is building his own multiplane camera, revitalizing the rare technique pioneered by Walt Disney in the 1930s. At first glance, the massive unit built...

Community celebrates ADA

ALLIE BISCUPSKI

July 26, 2015

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Despite the heat last weekend, the Pedestrian Mall was filled with children dancing to music alongside wheelchairs, cotton candy being passed around, and speakers sharing stories. The gathering was in celebration of the 25th a...

Former Sen. Tom Harkin discusses what is ahead for the ADA

BRENT GRIFFITHS

July 26, 2015

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The Daily Iowan Ethics and Politics Initiative spoke to former Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, on July 24 about the background, legacy, and future of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Harkin was the lead author of what became the...

Anime invades Iowa

BILL COONEY

July 26, 2015

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Hundreds of raucous partygoers wearing a flurry of bright colors and intricate costumes crowd the halls, making it difficult to get around without bumping into a familiar pop-culture character. No, this isn’t downtown I...

High-schoolers from five countries assisted in research at the UI

BILL COONEY

July 26, 2015

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While assisting with academic research is a job usually performed by high-level college students, this summer, high-school students will step up to the plate. The Secondary Student Training Program at the University of Iowa is...

Alexander’s late heroics seal deal

CHARLIE GREEN

July 26, 2015

Filed under Sports

When Wyatt Lohaus knocked down a 3-pointer with 4.5 seconds left, the Prime Time League semifinal matchup between Dan Ahrens’ Jill Armstrong  and Ray Swetalla’s Linn County Anesthesiologists looked destined for an overtime...

Hawk frosh show flashes

KYLE MANN

July 26, 2015

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Only two teams remain standing in the Prime Time League, and of the four Hawkeyes remaining, three are seniors and one a sophomore. All Iowa newcomers have been eliminated from title contention, officially ending their first summer...

Smith gives Kastanek a side-kick in Game Time

CHARLIE GREEN

July 26, 2015

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The Game Time League has largely been dominated by two teams in 2015 — those being Randy Lareson’s Marion Iron and Kay DiLeo’s Beat the Bookstore/Westport. Brian Joens’ Cullen/Joensy’s has flown under...

Editorial: IC ‘de-escalation techniques’ shortsighted

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 26, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Iowa City City Manager Tom Markus addressed the City Council on July 23 in a memo regarding the controversial arrest last month of a 15-year-old African American male at the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center, in which a police officer...

Cervantes: Does it really take a village?

CHRISTOPHER CERVANTES

July 26, 2015

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Every once in a while, I find myself on the receiving end of some cliché. Whether it is “there is always a silver lining” or “this isn’t the end, just another beginning,” there is always a sense of disbelief that resonates...

Higgins: A penultimate goodbye

CHRIS HIGGINS

July 26, 2015

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HARBIN, China — My wallet is going to weep once I leave China. Hard. As a temporary expat/foldable currency case, my wallet tends to romanticize the benefits it receives as a foreigner in China: unlimited drinks for $16 and...