Nick Wicker


Sexual assault, harassment concerns involving football players surface

Allegations of sexual harassment, sexual assault and retaliation have surfaced regarding the University of Minnesota football team. The Star Tribune originally obtained email documents between University officials from July 16 that revealed two concerns of sexual assault by individual players, two concerns of sexual harassment by groups of players and one concern of retaliation involving a group of players.

Former U student faces charges abroad

A photojournalist and former Minnesota Daily photographer could face up to five years in prison for carrying a bulletproof vest and helmet in Thailand.   

Como plans for the future

While neighborhoods like Prospect Park and Marcy-Holmes have commercialized in recent years, leaders in Southeast Como hope to keep high-rise apartments and bustling commercial areas out of the area.    The Southeast Como Improvement Association presented a completed dra

‘Innovation district’ could provide boost

New businesses, research centers and environmental innovations may dominate Prospect Park in the next five years if the Minneapolis City Council approves an innovation label for the area next week.   A city committee approved a request 

Study: Internet ups hate crimes

Internet access could have led to a rise in racial hate crimes across the United States.    A study by a University of Minnesota researcher and other collaborators showed that racial hat

New apartment could hit Prospect Park

Two  new student luxury apartment complexes opened their doors to the University of Minnesota community this fall, and another could start construction this spring.   Plans for a six-story  apartment in the Prospect  Park area are in the works, but

Food trucks stir up competition

Some business owners are using mobile establishments to sell their products amid the brick-and-mortar restaurants and cafes in Dinkytown near the University of Minnesota.   Other business owners in the area aren’t too fond of it.

City to vote on wage research

Minneapolis could follow in the footsteps of cities nationwide if the City Council approves a research project looking into the costs and benefits of raising the minimum wage 

Wheat may face new disease

Common foods that contain wheat — like cereal, bread, pasta and even soy sauce — may be in trouble as a fatal pathogen continues to fan out in fields across the country.    A report released by the University of Minnesota’s International Sci