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, 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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Summer Entertainment: Must-See Movies

Summer Entertainment: Must-See Movies

Posted on: Jun 21, 2018

Our next series for you folks is on Summer Entertainment Essentials! I’m going to start you off with some of the must-see movies that are coming out between June 15 and the start of school, so you can…

Student Interview: Summer Research with Angelle Britton

Student Interview: Summer Research with Angelle Britton

Posted on: Jun 15, 2018

Hi friends!   Ever wondered what type of opportunities you can have at King’s? Try student research projects! There are many types of research opportunities you can work on, not just during the school…

Student Interview: Summer Chemistry Research with Aaron Schmidt

Posted on: Jun 12, 2018

This week's blogs are honing in on one of the awesome student opportunities we have at King's: summer research! Senior science students have to complete a senior research project as part of their program,…

Comfort Food: Sushi!

Comfort Food: Sushi!

Posted on: Jun 08, 2018

Hello friends! Today’s blog officially marks the last post in our Comfort Food series. Let’s take a moment to look back at what we’ve gone through so far. We started off with donuts, ice cream,…

Comfort Food: Fried Chicken!

Comfort Food: Fried Chicken!

Posted on: Jun 05, 2018

Even before I was a vegetarian, I couldn’t stand KFC. I’m sorry. Maybe I’m confessing this to the wrong crowd; maybe you love KFC if you’re reading our blog post on fried chicken. But for today’s…

Comfort Food: Ice Cream!

Comfort Food: Ice Cream!

Posted on: Jun 01, 2018

Hey, friends! What do you think of when you hear the words “comfort food?” Do you think ice cream? I hope you do because that is what this blog is all about. How exciting! Although every day is a…

Comfort Food: Doughnuts!

Comfort Food: Doughnuts!

Posted on: May 29, 2018

Happy Tuesday, everyone! As June rolls around, some of you may have your eye on upcoming final exam dates looming ever nearer. Here at the 6.01 Student Blog, we’ve got the perfect series coming up for…

Summer Party/BBQ Hosting Tips

Summer Party/BBQ Hosting Tips

Posted on: May 25, 2018

Hello friends! This long weekend my family and I hosted a BBQ party, and it got me thinking about the kinds of parties/BBQ events that can happen during the summer…and believe me lots can definitely…

Summer Jobs: What to Look For, What's Available, Tips & Tricks for Applying

Summer Jobs: What to Look For, What's Available, Tips & Tricks for Applying

Posted on: May 22, 2018

Summer is just around the corner, and that means it might be time to start looking for a summer job! Here are some tips to get you on track. 1. Think About What You Want Do you want something you can…

Reduce your carbon footprint in four easy areas

Reduce your carbon footprint in four easy areas

Posted on: Apr 20, 2018

Hey friends! Happy Earth Day! Let’s celebrate first by thanking the Earth for being the planet we call home. But why just say thanks when you can do something to give back? This Earth day, I have some…

What people think you do in university vs. what you actually do

What people think you do in university vs. what you actually do

Posted on: Apr 13, 2018

Hey friends! Do you ever get people telling you that they admire you for doing “x” in university, and you nod and act like you know what they mean, but in your head you’re really thinking “that’s…

6 Tips To Do Spring Break Right

6 Tips To Do Spring Break Right

Posted on: Mar 30, 2018

Hey friends! It’s finally Spring Break! Who’s excited? I KNOW I AM! Instead of writing a post about what kinds of things to do on Spring Break, we're going to look at TIPS for how to go about doing…

5 Dorm Room DIY Tricks To Get You Ready For Easter!

5 Dorm Room DIY Tricks To Get You Ready For Easter!

Posted on: Mar 23, 2018

Hello friends! It’s DIY time! We're going to focus on how to leave your boring dorm room behind and create a dorm that is not only amazing but is SO amazing that it makes super sparkly Easter eggs…

5 Outdoor Activities You Must Try As The Weather Warms Up

5 Outdoor Activities You Must Try As The Weather Warms Up

Posted on: Mar 16, 2018

Hey there, friends, It’s nearing spring which means the weather is getting warmer and the snow is melting away! What are the types of things you like to do as the weather gets warmer? Keep what you…

Maximize Your $$$ With These Top 5 Tips For Completing The Financial Aid Application

Maximize Your $$$ With These Top 5 Tips For Completing The Financial Aid Application

Posted on: Mar 09, 2018

Hello King's community,  With the Financial Aid Application deadline coming soon, I thought I'd take the time to write a blog post with some top tips to maximize the amount of money you could receive! …

MythBusters: TKU Edition (5 myth-busting facts about King's)

MythBusters: TKU Edition (5 myth-busting facts about King's)

Posted on: Mar 02, 2018

Hi, King's community!  Remember that great show as a kid, MythBusters? Where you could send in questions, myths, and urban legends that were put to the test to find out which myths were true and which…

10 Ways To Make The Most of Family Day in 2018

10 Ways To Make The Most of Family Day in 2018

Posted on: Feb 16, 2018

Happy Family Day, King's! Family Day is one day of the year where we take time off work and school to enjoy each other's company, and hopefully, do fun stuff! Are you stuck to know what to do this year?…

Love More With These 5 Date Destinations For Valentines Day 2018

Love More With These 5 Date Destinations For Valentines Day 2018

Posted on: Feb 14, 2018

Hey friends! Happy Hearts Day! What better way to spend this day than to go to all the lovely places you can find in Edmonton? But whoever said you needed to be in a relationship to explore these date…

Happy National Pizza Day (50% off code inside!)

Happy National Pizza Day (50% off code inside!)

Posted on: Feb 09, 2018

Hey friends! IT’S NATIONAL PIZZA DAY! Today’s topic is all about pizza, and I think it definitely deserves a blog post of its own. Today we are going to honour this beautiful creation by “tossing”’…

Curb the Cold and Enjoy Winter with these Fun-Filled Edmonton Activities

Curb the Cold and Enjoy Winter with these Fun-Filled Edmonton Activities

Posted on: Feb 02, 2018

Hi King's!  Is the cold winter weather getting you down? Look no further! There are plenty of activities happening in and around Edmonton. Here are some of my favourites: 1. Star GazingWhat better…