Brendan Zarkower

Assistant News Editor


87 Articles


Pipe Dream News rides along with UPD

Most students have seen Binghamton’s New York State University Police Department around campus in their black-and-white patrol cars, but don’t know what being a police officer on a university campus entails. Pipe...


BU vice president of research to lead SUNY Polytechnic as interim president

Bahgat Sammakia, vice president of research at Binghamton University, has been named the interim president of SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly). The appointment comes in the wake of a scandal that led...


Experts debate alternative solutions to heroin epidemic

A new series of public debates at Binghamton University began on Wednesday night with a contentious debate concerning opposing treatment philosophies for heroin addiction and the promotion of safe injection sites. A...


‘Launch Bing’ event brings student entrepreneurs together

On Wednesday night, a coalition of student groups and campus departments hosted Launch Bing, an entrepreneurship event designed to inspire students to create and pursue their own ventures. The event packed the...


10/24/16 Student Congress: Student Association Judicial Board nominees confirmed, new legislation proposed

The Student Association (SA) Congress held its regular semi-monthly meeting on Monday, Oct. 24. Three new members of the SA judicial board were approved; Adam Wilkes, vice president for academic affairs, introduced...


Binghamton swimming and diving dominates Niagra and Siena at home

The Binghamton men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams each swept their first home meet of the season with a series of decisive victories on Saturday in the West Gym. The men...

Restaurant Week 2016

Restaurant Week Fall 2016: The Shop

The third course was where The Shop really managed to stand out. We ordered a black cherry dessert crepe (one of many flavor options), and a spiked coffee drink. The coffee was ...


POLICE WATCH: Oct. 7, 2016

Just Can’t Win MONDAY, Oct. 3, 1:06 a.m. — Officers received a report of individuals smoking marijuana outside of Oneida Hall of College-in-the-Woods, said Investigator Robert Meddleton of Binghamton’s New York State...


Music Professor Jonathan Biggers dies at 56

Jonathan Biggers, associate professor of music and holder of the Edwin Link Endowed Professorship in Organ and Harpsichord at Binghamton University, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Vestal on Tuesday, Sept....


Visiting professor looks at PTSD in Japan

Isaac Gagné, assistant professor of Japanese studies at the University of Hong Kong, visited Binghamton University on Tuesday to lead a discussion on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and post-disaster recovery in Japan....