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, Kayla,and Emily 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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How to Make the Most of Your Family Reunion

How to Make the Most of Your Family Reunion

Posted on: Jun 25, 2019

Hey Everyone, It’s summer! The season for long sunny days at the beach, hanging out with friends around a campfire and…. Dreaded family reunions! Whether you love your family reunions or they look…

How to Celebrate the Summer Solstice

How to Celebrate the Summer Solstice

Posted on: Jun 21, 2019

Hi friends! Happy official first day of summer! June 21st marks the longest day of the year where the sun reaches its highest and northernmost points in the sky. It is said that after the solstice is…

The Perfect Summer Smoothie Recipes

The Perfect Summer Smoothie Recipes

Posted on: Jun 19, 2019

Hi friends!! I hope you are all enjoying your summer, and if summer hasn’t started for you yet…you’re so close, keep pushing! For today’s blog, I’m going to share three smoothie recipes with…

How to Plan the Perfect Picnic

How to Plan the Perfect Picnic

Posted on: Jun 17, 2019

Hey Everyone, Today is international picnic day! What better way to celebrate than by having a picnic with some friends? While I’m no picnic expert, I do know what makes a good picnic and it’s the…

World Blood Donor Day - What Is It Like to Donate Blood?

World Blood Donor Day - What Is It Like to Donate Blood?

Posted on: Jun 14, 2019

Hey Everybody, Today is World Blood Donor day! What better way to spend the day than by donating blood! Donating blood can be a scary thing if you’ve never done it before, so if you’re thinking of…

Which Visit Day is Right for You?

Which Visit Day is Right for You?

Posted on: Jun 11, 2019

Hey Future King’s Students! Curious to see if King’s would be a good fit for you? The best way to do this is to check it out for yourself. King’s offers several different visit options which I have…

The Top 4 Doughnut Spots in Edmonton

The Top 4 Doughnut Spots in Edmonton

Posted on: Jun 07, 2019

Hey friends! Welcome to another blog. Are you surprised that it’s another food blog? Well you shouldn’t be, because this student blogger is one big food lover! So with that in mind, in today’s blog…

7 Movies to Re-Watch this Summer

7 Movies to Re-Watch this Summer

Posted on: Jun 05, 2019

Hey everyone! While the summer weather has been beautiful, there is still the occasional rainy day or times when you just feel like sitting down and watching a good movie. That’s why for today’s blog…

How to Survive Diploma Exams

How to Survive Diploma Exams

Posted on: Jun 03, 2019

My memories of high school diploma season mostly consist of a lot of hype and nerves—the tests were worth 50% of our final grade at the time—and early Saturday mornings spent going to diploma prep…

The Ultimate Packing List for Your Next Hiking Trip

The Ultimate Packing List for Your Next Hiking Trip

Posted on: May 31, 2019

Hey Everyone, While I have been on some hiking trips before, I am certainly no hiking expert. So, I got the expertise from my great friend and roommate Michelle on what to pack whether you’re going…

Succulent Gardening 101

Succulent Gardening 101

Posted on: May 28, 2019

Hey Everyone! Succulent gardens have recently become the newest gardening trend. People are going crazy for these beautiful cactus-like plants. Not only is there a diverse range of species that you can…

Bianca's Cherry Orchard Experience

Bianca's Cherry Orchard Experience

Posted on: May 24, 2019

Hi Friends! Yay for the month of May! The days are getting longer and the sun is shining a lot more which means that it’s almost summer and I am so ready. In light of the upcoming summer months, I thought…

How to Make the Most of Your High School Grad

How to Make the Most of Your High School Grad

Posted on: May 20, 2019

Dear High School Graduates, As you approach your graduation day, the day you’ve waited 12 years for, I want to share five tips with you to make the most out of your very special day! Take lots of pictures!…

How to Host the Perfect Spring Tea Party

How to Host the Perfect Spring Tea Party

Posted on: May 17, 2019

Haaaaappy Friday everyone! Spring is in the air, and Victoria Day is just around the corner – sounds like the perfect excuse to throw a fancy tea party to me! Hosting a Spring Tea is great fun—It…

5 Relaxing Spring Spots in Edmonton

5 Relaxing Spring Spots in Edmonton

Posted on: May 14, 2019

Hey Everyone! With finals being over and spring in the air, you might be looking for some nice spots to get outside, enjoy nature, and relax for a little while. So, for today’s blog, I have gathered…

Astronomy at King’s & The Centre for Visualization in Science

Astronomy at King’s & The Centre for Visualization in Science

Posted on: May 10, 2019

Hi friends, welcome back to a new blog! Have you ever walked through King’s and found some really neat space pictures shown on the television screens? Have you ever wondered where those pictures came…

Get Involved: Spring/Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Get Involved: Spring/Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on: May 07, 2019

It’s finally May! We’re into the summer break! Woohoo! While you’re taking the next few months to earn some money and rest after another busy student year, consider getting involved in your community…

Grad Testimony: Bianca

Grad Testimony: Bianca

Posted on: May 03, 2019

Hi friends, The time has come. My three years of being a Psychology Undergraduate has finally come to an end and I am finally graduating. Throughout my three years here at King’s, I have gained so much…

Emily Looking Back at the Year - English & History

Emily Looking Back at the Year - English & History

Posted on: Apr 30, 2019

Today is my birthday, I’m all done with exams, and I’m sooo looking forward to relaxing at home with a good book. This academic year was another step closer to earning my Bachelor of Arts in English…

Lindsay Looking Back on The Year - PHE

Lindsay Looking Back on The Year - PHE

Posted on: Apr 26, 2019

Hey Everyone, Here we are, another year in the books! Being a second year I find it hard to believe that I’m officially halfway through my undergrad. As a PHE major you might expect me to talk about…