Room 6:01 Student Blog

Room 6:01 is a gathering space in the Tower Residence on campus. Students meet in 6:01 to connect, take a break from their studies, have fun, and share their struggles. The Room 6:01 Blog is where current student bloggers Bianca, Lindsay, Kaleigh, and McKena, and share their campus experiences. They blog about tips for preparing for university, life on campus, living in residence, athletics, and the city of Edmonton.

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What is a Liberal Arts Education?

What is a Liberal Arts Education?

Posted on: Jan 15, 2020

To simply say that going to a liberal arts university is a good idea is an understatement.  There are so many benefits students get when they decide to study at an institution that offers a liberal arts…

The Best Student Discounts in Edmonton

The Best Student Discounts in Edmonton

Posted on: Jan 13, 2020

As a student on a budget, the only thing better than free stuff is a great discount! Something you may or may not know is that there are a multitude of stores and businesses that offer student discounts.…

5 Winter Festivals in Edmonton and Area

5 Winter Festivals in Edmonton and Area

Posted on: Jan 09, 2020

Welcome to a brrrr-y cold blog! Just when you thought that winter isn’t all that exciting, I have a treat for you! This blog will outline 5 festivals and events for you to attend to help you fly through…

6 On-Campus Supports to Start the Second Semester with Success

6 On-Campus Supports to Start the Second Semester with Success

Posted on: Jan 07, 2020

It can be hard to get yourself back into school mode after the holidays. If you are feeling concerned about this semester or if you are just hoping to do really well, King’s has a lot of really great…

How to Start the New Year Right

How to Start the New Year Right

Posted on: Jan 02, 2020

It’s a new year, and what better time to start getting into new routines and habits than right now?! Starting something new can be difficult, but I’m here to give you some tips on how to make this…

Top 2019 Trends Review

Top 2019 Trends Review

Posted on: Dec 31, 2019

It is crazy to believe that 2019 has almost come to a close!  It most certainly does not feel like it yet. Let’s fly back through the year by remembering 2019’s top trends!  #1: Eyelash Extensions…

How to Beat the Post-Holiday Winter Blues

How to Beat the Post-Holiday Winter Blues

Posted on: Dec 26, 2019

I hope you had a wonderful holiday filled with food, love and laughter! I know as soon as Christmas ends, the post-holiday blues kick in full gear. But hey, don’t be sad! I’m here to help you get…

7 Vegan Christmas Baking Recipes

7 Vegan Christmas Baking Recipes

Posted on: Dec 19, 2019

Exams are over and Christmas is less than a week away!! One of my favorite things about the holidays is the delicious baked goods that come along with it. I’ve mentioned in previous blogs that I’ve…

Alberta Winter Travel Guide

Alberta Winter Travel Guide

Posted on: Dec 17, 2019

While on Christmas break I enjoy spending time outside exploring different festivals, events, and excursions in the area.  They always bring me such joy! I thought I would share a few with you: Edmonton…

Generosity this Christmas

Generosity this Christmas

Posted on: Dec 12, 2019

If you have ever been thinking of ways that you can give back to the community around the holiday season, I have some perfect options for you to do so! Here are some volunteering and charity opportunities…

4 Sustainable Christmas Gift-Giving Hacks

4 Sustainable Christmas Gift-Giving Hacks

Posted on: Dec 10, 2019

Christmas is just over two weeks away, and while I quite enjoy the festivities of the Christmas season, I can’t help but feel a bit discouraged at this time of year. Zero Waste Canada estimates that…

How to Manage Stress During the Festive Season

How to Manage Stress During the Festive Season

Posted on: Dec 05, 2019

In the midst of the final stretch of the semester, cramming in those last two papers and preparing for finals, you might be thinking to yourself, how in this world does one manage the intensity of finals…

Seasonal Netflix Picks: Holiday Recommendations

Seasonal Netflix Picks: Holiday Recommendations

Posted on: Dec 03, 2019

Snuggled up in warm blankets with friends or family, a bowl of popcorn, and a cup of hot chocolate is so much fun! Since the snow is falling and we are nearing the Christmas season I decided to highlight…

How to Observe Buy Nothing Day

How to Observe Buy Nothing Day

Posted on: Nov 28, 2019

Most of us have heard of Black Friday, which is the day after American thanksgiving. Stores open early in the morning, and people take the day off work to line up at the door for hours to get at the good…

Productivity Tips for Gloomy Winter Days

Productivity Tips for Gloomy Winter Days

Posted on: Nov 26, 2019

It’s starting to get colder and a little gloomier which could lead to the “winter blues”. Lucky for you, I came equipped with some productivity tips to help you get past the unmotivated and less…

4 New Winter Hobbies to Try this Year

4 New Winter Hobbies to Try this Year

Posted on: Nov 21, 2019

Being cooped up in the cold months can leave you feeling unentertained. Why not try engaging in some of these fun new hobbies this winter season? You may find a hidden talent that you did not know you…

How to Practice the Sabbath as a Student

How to Practice the Sabbath as a Student

Posted on: Nov 19, 2019

For Christians, the Sabbath is an important day that is set aside specifically for rest and worship. But Sabbath can actually be a very beneficial practice even if you are not a Christian; it’s important…

How to Stay Healthy This Winter

How to Stay Healthy This Winter

Posted on: Nov 14, 2019

If the cold is getting too much for you, have no fear because this student blogger has some tips for you! Keep healthy this winter by trying some new exercises! I know exercising isn’t for everybody,…

The Perfect Chili Recipe for a Chilly Day

The Perfect Chili Recipe for a Chilly Day

Posted on: Nov 12, 2019

The days are getting colder, and the second round of midterms is upon us. In times like this I’m always looking for an easy, yet healthy meal that will warm me up! And what’s better for a chilly day…

8 Long Weekend Study Break Ideas: Things to Do in Edmonton

8 Long Weekend Study Break Ideas: Things to Do in Edmonton

Posted on: Nov 07, 2019

Ahhh, the long weekend. The time we’ve all been working hard to reach. Some of you may be using your time off wisely by getting ahead and studying for any upcoming exams after the long weekend. However,…