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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5 Pancake Recipes for Shrove Tuesday

5 Pancake Recipes for Shrove Tuesday

Posted on: Feb 25, 2020

Today is Shrove Tuesday! For those of you who aren’t exactly sure what that means, let me take you on a journey back in time. Shrove Tuesday is the day that happens right before Ash Wednesday. The word…

6 Ways to Get Involved in Social Justice Initiatives at King's

6 Ways to Get Involved in Social Justice Initiatives at King's

Posted on: Feb 20, 2020

Today is World Day of Social Justice! Being a Christian University, King’s is very intentional about informing and educating students about issues of injustice. In light of the day here are some social…

The Best Secret Menu Level Drinks

The Best Secret Menu Level Drinks

Posted on: Feb 18, 2020

Who doesn’t love warm beverages while chatting with friends or studying? Here at King’s we have our very own coffeehouse called ‘The Level’.  Even though you can never go wrong with the classic…

The Ultimate Vegan Valentine's

The Ultimate Vegan Valentine's

Posted on: Feb 11, 2020

Happy hearts month! The month of Valentine’s Day begins to spark up a buzz about the kinds of things we can do to treat a loved one or a friend extra special on this day. Have you ever heard of the…

Financial Aid FAQ

Financial Aid FAQ

Posted on: Feb 06, 2020

Financial aid application opened up on February 1st! I have asked Meredith, the Manager of Student Finance and Scholarships, a few questions regarding financial aid. Here are her responses: What are some…

The Echo Effect - The King's Foodbank for Students

The Echo Effect - The King's Foodbank for Students

Posted on: Feb 04, 2020

This month is national canned food month! I thought it would be a great opportunity to do a feature of an incredible food drive program that started at King’s about a year ago. It’s called the Echo…

Let's Talk: Mental Health

Let's Talk: Mental Health

Posted on: Jan 29, 2020

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day! It is an annual campaign run by Bell Network that raises money and awareness for mental health initiatives in Canada.  It is run on four pillars: anti-stigma, care and…

Supports On Campus: The Academic Enrichment Center

Supports On Campus: The Academic Enrichment Center

Posted on: Jan 28, 2020

At the beginning of this semester the brand new Academic Enrichment Center, or AEC for short, officially opened its doors. The purpose of the AEC is to provide enhanced accessibility and accommodation…

Global Awareness Week

Global Awareness Week

Posted on: Jan 23, 2020

Every year, The King’s University celebrates the diverse cultures, backgrounds, and traditions represented in its student body during Global Awareness Week. This is a chance for students to create connections…

Fun Facts about King's

Fun Facts about King's

Posted on: Jan 20, 2020

Whether you’re a current student or just thinking about King’s as one of your post-secondary options, there are probably some cool things about us that you may not know! Here’s a short list so you…

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…