As college radio host Samantha White leads the outcry over a blackface party on campus, a revelation about her love life puts her in an awkward spot.
Buoyed by his front-page story on the party, shy reporter Lionel begins to come out of his shell and embrace his true identity.
Golden boy Troy schmoozes his way around campus at his dad's behest, campaigning for student body president. But his smile hides nagging doubts.
As Coco gears up for an exclusive soiree, a fight with Sam stirs up memories of their friendship -- and the differences that drove them apart.
Friends drag Reggie out on the town to stop him from brooding over the revolution and Sam's new beau. But the night takes a harrowing turn.
Shell-shocked, Sam and company plan a protest against the campus police, while Reggie finds his own way to process the ordeal.
Picking up on the chemistry between Sam and Reggie, Gabe obsesses over the state of his relationship -- and makes a startling confession to Joelle.
To show just how pervasive Winchester's race problems are, Lionel sets out to write a feature on Troy and makes some unexpected discoveries.
Coco jumps at the chance to join Troy at a party for wealthy donors, but the evening leaves her questioning his priorities.
With tensions running high before the town hall, Sam tries to patch up her relationship, Coco steals Troy's thunder, and Lionel makes a bold move.
With Sam, Lionel and the rest of the crew caught up in their own priorities, Al suddenly feels like the only one fighting for change at Winchester.
As an admirer hovers around Joelle, Reggie pressures her to go public with their relationship. Moses Brown pitches his new app on the radio show.
While Brooke chases a story on a controversial filmmaker-in-residence, Sam tries to bluff her way through a big pitch, and Lionel goes on the prowl.
After landing his first cover story in Pastiche, Troy makes an unsettling discovery. Money troubles prompt Gabe to join a campus labor movement.
On Parents Weekend, Coco sets out to win a recommendation from the toughest professor on campus -- while contending with an unexpected visitor.
Troy leads an insurrection at Pastiche, Gabe takes a dubious step to raise money for his film, and Reggie makes some improvements to Moses's app.
As Chester's popularity soars, Lionel tries to convince D'unte and friends that he's ready for the gay "deep end." Sam gets a chance to meet her idol.
A sexual assault allegation stirs up fierce debate at Armstrong-Parker House and drives Joelle and Reggie even farther apart.
Brooke takes a new approach with Muffy, a guilt-stricken Gabe tries to make up for his mistake, and Troy woos an investor for his new magazine.
A bombshell story in the debut issue of Fried Chicanery leads to a moment of reckoning. Sam and Lionel learn there's more to the Order than they knew.
In the wake of the town hall protest, Sam finds herself at the center of an alt-right backlash and goes to war with a social media troll.
Still haunted by flashbacks to the house party, Reggie bounces from therapy to Bible study to drinking as he seeks an outlet for his pent-up emotions.
While party-hopping on Pride Night, Lionel struggles to make small talk with strangers and decipher mixed signals from Silvio.
With her political capital on the rise, Coco sets her sights on a new role. But a startling discovery forces her to rethink her future at Winchester.
Tired of living in Sam's shadow, Joelle strikes up a flirtation with a student outside the A-P circle who treats her like a queen.
Lionel puts his fledgling romance in jeopardy as he teams up with Brooke to hunt down @AltIvyW's identity for an exposé.
After bombing at a stand-up comedy set, Troy sets out on a shroom-fueled quest to find his true voice, connecting with friends and exes along the way.
Gabe finally gets a chance to interview Sam for his documentary, but they both have trouble sticking to their promise not to make things personal.
A family emergency draws Sam home, where she wrestles with feelings of guilt and stumbles across a piece of Winchester history.
As the campus braces for Rikki Carter's speech, Sam and Lionel piece together the clues they've gathered on the secret society known as Order of X.