Sarah Buerker

Contributing Writer

sbuerke1@binghamton.edu

26 Articles


Features

Senior James Cioffi colors Downtown through mural business

Most part-time jobs that college students find to make some extra petty cash to go out on the weekends involve a cash register — maybe some desk work, filing papers or folding...


Restaurant Week Fall 2018

Sake-Tumi presents creative sushi combinations

On one of the last warm evenings in the Binghamton tundra, myself and Sidney, my photographer, sat down in Sake-Tumi’s outdoor seating, where we enjoyed the wafting smells of sushi, noodles, chicken...


On-Campus Events

Bo Burnham captures the attention of the sold-out Osterhout Theater on Oct. 7

Bo Burnham sat down with Orrin Kenyon, assistant director for the University Union, and Courtney Mitchell, the Student Association (SA) vice president for programming and a senior majoring in computer science, along...


Food

Scoopy Dooby brings new business to historic train station

Students of Binghamton University recognize Downtown Binghamton for its restaurants and University Downtown Center, but they may not be totally aware of its historical hidden landmarks. In fact, Downtown hosts the first...


Off-Campus Events

Historic train station transforms into food truck fair

Just a block away from State Street at the Historic Lackawanna Train Station sat about a dozen food trucks for Binghamton’s first food truck festival, Trucks on the Tracks, last Thursday night....


Movies

BlacKkKlansman' parallels white America's past and present

In stride with the increasing number of politically conscious movies that have been released since the 2016 election season, Spike Lee’s new film, “BlacKkKlansman,” produced by Jordan Peele, addresses the distinct differences...


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...