Sarah Buerker

Contributing Writer

sbuerke1@binghamton.edu

20 Articles


Lifestyles

City Light Coffee to extend its hours for finals week

City Light Coffee, a nonprofit coffee shop located in Downtown Binghamton, is extending its hours of operation this finals week to give away free coffee and snacks to stressed college students. Other...


Features

Local film buffs gain following with podcast

Podcasts have been around since iPods had click wheels, but the platform has exploded into a renaissance over the past few years. From politics to art, it seems like there’s a podcast...


Theater

Castle on the Hill' tells the stories of Binghamton State Hospital

“Castle on the Hill,” the last Mainstage play of the semester, addresses the history of mental health treatment through the lens of a chapter of the Binghamton area’s history. The Binghamton State...


Restaurant Week Spring 2018

Steak and soup shine at South City Publick House

South City Publick House has been a familiar spot ever since I moved to Downtown Binghamton. Just across the street from Number 5 and Whole in the Wall, the family-friendly gastropub is...


Features

Professor updates art history with digital tools

When she’s not teaching about the history of the world through artifacts, Binghamton University professor and art history department chair Nancy Um is a student herself. “A few years ago, I attended...


Movies

'The Post' is timely, but hollow

Though “The Post” garnered buzz in the movie world weeks before its release date, it was less of an inspiration than simply a critical darling — a film we’re supposed to like,...


Music

Who is Dave East?

If you were one of the lucky few who scored tickets to the sold-out 2017 fall concert featuring Post Malone, chances are, you’re going so you can hear “rockstar” live — but...


Features

Cafe offers free coffee and a cozy study space

City Light Coffee serves up piping hot “coffee with a cause.” “We buy coffee that does more than just line the pockets of somebody — for every blend that we buy there’s...


Features

Visual Media Arts Center serves engineers and artists

From the minute you stepped onto Binghamton University’s campus, you’ve seen the work that the Visual Media Center produces — whether it’s signs advertising the Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development...


Restaurant Week Spring 2017

Fall 2017 Restaurant Week: Binghamton Hots

The casual vibes of the late-night favorite Binghamton Hots welcome you with its perpetually opened doors and the aroma of fries and greasy goodness. As you step into the red-walled eatery under...