Episode One: Meet Shavonne
Shavonne settles into the first few weeks of school, showing us her living space and talking about how life has changed since the beginning of the pandemic.
Episode Two: Bills to Pay
Shavonne documents what she does to keep the bills paid, as she is largely responsible for paying her way through college. She also shares her goals for after graduation.
Episode Three: Art Discoveries
Shavonne discovers some local street-art by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign alumnus Langston Allston, who is getting noticed in the art world.
Episode Four: Favorite Campus Eats
Shavonne takes us to her favorite spot to grab a bite… to go, because eating out during the pandemic is more of a take-out affair.
Episode Five: New Year Riot at the Capitol
Shavonne shares her thoughts on the January 6, 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol and her desire to create meaningful change for the African American community.
Episode Six: Black History Month Photo Shoot
Shavonne turns her small apartment into a makeshift studio space as she prepares to star in a friend's Black History Month photo project for class.
Episode Seven: Cooking with Shavonne
Shavonne experiments with some classic recipes, like trying her hand at scrambled eggs, and works on creating the perfect on-the-go snack.
Episode Eight: Halloween Then and Now
Shavonne gives us some insights into her past Halloween celebrations and what the holiday means now that she lives on her own.
Episode Nine: Shavonne’s 21st Birthday
Shavonne celebrates an important life milestone with a little organization and a decadent meal at a local restaurant with a friend.
Episode Ten: End of a COVID Year
Shavonne documents the last day of her junior year and reflects on the last year in a pandemic. Then she packs her bags to head home.