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
Premiering Sunday, September 26, 2021
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
Premiering Sunday, October 3, 2021
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
Premiering Sunday, October 10, 2021
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
Premiering Sunday, October 17, 2021
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
Premiering Sunday, October 24, 2021
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: Working Out
Premiering Sunday, October 31, 2021
Shavonne focuses on her physical fitness while in lockdown and sets some exercise goals for herself in 2021.
Episode Nine: Shavonne’s 21st Birthday
Premiering Sunday, November 7, 2021
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
Premiering Sunday, November 14, 2021
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.