about the author

Elizabeth "Liz" Napolitano is the senior news editor for The Spectrum. She's an optimistic pessimist who found her love for journalism in Ecuador. She likes late night walks and reading Twitter threads in their entirety. 


UB has 129 active on-campus COVID cases, won't transition to remote learning
UB has 129 confirmed active on-campus cases of COVID-19 among students and employees, according to the university's COVID-19 dashboard.
Mail-in or in-person? For first-time voters, deciding how to vote was a tough decision
Mail-in voting practices, which date back to the Civil War, were also the target of myriad social media attacks alleging fraudulent ballot counting and ballot burning in key swing states. The allegations, compounded with the stresses and uncertainties of first-time voting, left many students wondering whether their voices would be heard. 
President Trump tests positive for COVID
President Trump announced early Friday morning that he and First Lady, Melania, tested positive for COVID.