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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5 Activities for the Winter Long Weekend

5 Activities for the Winter Long Weekend

Posted on: Feb 15, 2019

Hey Everyone! Today marks the start of the long weekend and for us university students the beginning of reading week! If you’re like me you’re probably feeling pretty overwhelmed with everything that…

Palentines Day – Things To Do With Your Friends on Valentine's Day

Palentines Day – Things To Do With Your Friends on Valentine's Day

Posted on: Feb 12, 2019

Hello friends, Happy almost Palentines day! I know, it is supposed to be Valentines, but who said only couples get to celebrate Valentine’s Day? No one, because you can definitely celebrate this day…

Love Languages: How to Care For Your Friends, Family, & Partners More Deeply

Love Languages: How to Care For Your Friends, Family, & Partners More Deeply

Posted on: Feb 08, 2019

Even if you haven’t read Gary Chapman’s book The Five Love Languages, you may have heard people talk about this concept. While the book comes under fire for being too overtly religious to be welcoming…

10 Romantic Comedies to Watch This Valentine’s Day

10 Romantic Comedies to Watch This Valentine’s Day

Posted on: Feb 06, 2019

Valentine's day is coming up! If you find that you don’t have any plans for the most “romantic” day of the year, I’ve compiled a list of some great romantic comedies you won’t regret watching:…

28 Ways to Show Kindness Without Spending a Dime

28 Ways to Show Kindness Without Spending a Dime

Posted on: Feb 01, 2019

Hey Everyone! Can you believe its February already? When most people think of February they think about love but it is also a great time to think about kindness. Since February tends to be pretty dull…

Winter Recipes

Winter Recipes

Posted on: Jan 29, 2019

Hi Friends, Welcome to another blog! I love food and I love warm drinks so I am super excited to be writing this blog for you. This one is different from all the other winter recipe blogs because I am…

Drama Highlight: Interview with Josh Pires

Drama Highlight: Interview with Josh Pires

Posted on: Jan 25, 2019

Happy Friday, everyone!For today’s blog, I’ve asked Joshua Pires, a 3rd year History major/Drama minor student, to tell us about our Drama program! Once he’s completed his BA, he hopes to go into…

Rooted in Place: Tips to Make the Most of the I.S. Conference

Rooted in Place: Tips to Make the Most of the I.S. Conference

Posted on: Jan 22, 2019

Hello Friends! With a new semester everyone can expect the Interdisciplinary Studies Conference to be approaching. Whether you’re an IS enthusiast or an IS scrooge, either way I’m here to give you…

5 Places to Try In Edmonton

5 Places to Try In Edmonton

Posted on: Jan 18, 2019

Cold seasons tend to trap us in our little rooms, but sometimes it is best to step outside, take a break from studies, leave the familiar and breathe in fresh air in a new place. So here a few places…

Looking Back: 18 Good Things that Happened in 2018

Looking Back: 18 Good Things that Happened in 2018

Posted on: Jan 15, 2019

Hey Everyone! For many, 2018 was a difficult year. This makes it hard to look back on the year and remember the good things that may have happened. Because of this, I have come up with a list of 18 good…

Tips to Start the New Year

Tips to Start the New Year

Posted on: Jan 11, 2019

Hi Friends! Welcome back. It is a brand New Year and this is a brand new blog. How fresh does it feel to start a new year? It’s like starting off a new journal at the very first page or painting on…

3 Ways to Refresh Your Home/Dorm

3 Ways to Refresh Your Home/Dorm

Posted on: Jan 08, 2019

Did you know that January 7th was Clean Off Your Desk day? To get us in the spirit of an uncluttered, organized, and clean workspace, I have 3 ways you can refresh your home or dorm for the winter semester!…

5 Tips for Getting Back into School Mode After the Holidays

5 Tips for Getting Back into School Mode After the Holidays

Posted on: Jan 04, 2019

Now that it’s the New Year and the bliss of the Christmas season is coming to an end, you may find yourself stressing out about how you will get back into the routine of school after three weeks of…

Challenge Yourself: 52 Things to Try this Year

Challenge Yourself: 52 Things to Try this Year

Posted on: Jan 01, 2019

Hey Everyone! Rather than creating the traditional resolutions list of fad diets, breaking habits, and promises that usually get broken, I decided to create a list of 52 new things to try in 2019. One…

Looking Forward: How to keep your New Year’s Resolutions

Looking Forward: How to keep your New Year’s Resolutions

Posted on: Dec 28, 2018

Hello friends! I hope you had a fantastic Christmas! As you continue to enjoy your break, you’re probably starting to look forward as the year comes to an end, and you’re beginning to make some brand…

Christmas Reflections from Campus Minister Tim Wood

Christmas Reflections from Campus Minister Tim Wood

Posted on: Dec 25, 2018

Merry Christmas, everyone! For today's blog, we have a reflection from our campus minister, Tim Wood. Luke 2:1-20 I grew up in Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.  My family was…

Christmas Traditions

Christmas Traditions

Posted on: Dec 21, 2018

Hey Everyone! Now that we’ve finally finished all our finals, it’s time to relax and enjoy the Christmas season. Christmas is by far one of my favorite times of the year, with the abundance of joy…

Boxing Day Tips

Boxing Day Tips

Posted on: Dec 18, 2018

It might seem too early to be thinking about what you’re going to be buying for yourself after just finishing your Christmas shopping (or maybe you haven’t started. I’m not judging). But if you’re…

DIY Ugly Christmas Sweater

DIY Ugly Christmas Sweater

Posted on: Dec 14, 2018

Hey Everyone! As you may or may not know, ugly Christmas sweaters have become a huge tend recently. So many people are holding ugly Christmas sweater parties as a way to celebrate the holidays. It seems…

The Ultimate Gingerbread House Tips & Inspiration

The Ultimate Gingerbread House Tips & Inspiration

Posted on: Dec 11, 2018

Hi friends! Happy December! Or should I say happy almost Christmas! What better way to start getting into the holiday spirit than to start building Gingerbread houses? Mark your calendars because tomorrow,…