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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Re: Connect - 5 Ways to Stay Connected While Social Distancing

Re: Connect - 5 Ways to Stay Connected While Social Distancing

Posted on: Jun 05, 2020

How have you been these last couple of months? Have you been finding ways to stay connected with your loved ones? We have gone through quite a lot of changes lately that we might be in need of some good…

6 Off the Rails Trails and Parks in Canada

6 Off the Rails Trails and Parks in Canada

Posted on: Jun 02, 2020

Hey trailblazers! I love spending the summer months being outdoors and getting some fresh air. This summer, I really want hiking and walking trails to have a little love and in honor of national trails…

Garden Craze - 5 Gardening Tips

Garden Craze - 5 Gardening Tips

Posted on: May 29, 2020

Summer is perfect for trying to cultivate a garden with all the natural sunshine and long days. I’ve always wanted to start a garden of my own but this is something that is so intricate and takes a…

Movie MAYhem

Movie MAYhem

Posted on: May 26, 2020

What better way to spend summer than to catch up on all the movies you missed because you were too busy either studying or doing homework during the school year? Not only do you get to watch all the movies…

King's Admissions: Working from Home

King's Admissions: Working from Home

Posted on: May 22, 2020

There have been lots of changes in the King’s community lately, and the Admissions team is no exception. The next best thing that we can do is provide support to prospective students from the comfort…

Bianca's Year in Review: A Reflection on the Elementary Education Program

Bianca's Year in Review: A Reflection on the Elementary Education Program

Posted on: Apr 28, 2020

What time is it? SUMMER TIME! IT’S OUR VACATION! Well… almost. Being in university, we have the perk of finishing off the academic year in the month of April. As the months pass by, I feel like I…

Lindsay's Year in Review: A Reflection on the Justice Fellowship Program

Lindsay's Year in Review: A Reflection on the Justice Fellowship Program

Posted on: Apr 23, 2020

I can’t help but feel a little nostalgic ending this year. I’m not graduating yet, but I just finished the third year of my degree and the closer I come to the end of my time at King’s the more…

Program Feature: Psychology

Program Feature: Psychology

Posted on: Apr 22, 2020

The field of psychology covers a broad range of learning and research, which is why it is sometimes classified as a science, and sometimes as an art. The mind is elusive – if it can’t be reduced to…

McKena's Year in Review: A Reflection on Work, Classes, and Study Abroad

McKena's Year in Review: A Reflection on Work, Classes, and Study Abroad

Posted on: Apr 21, 2020

To say the least, this is not how I expected my third year to end. Even though my time on campus was cut short, I had an amazing year and I’m one step closer to receiving my B.A in English and History.…

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day From Home

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day From Home

Posted on: Apr 16, 2020

Happy Earth month friends! If you didn’t know, Earth Day is on April 22 and the theme for this year is climate action. The enormous challenge of climate change, but also the many opportunities for action,…

Program Feature: History

Program Feature: History

Posted on: Apr 15, 2020

What was it like to live in other countries and past eras? How does the work of historians honour the people of the past, present, and future? What details contributed to the major events of history?…

Stress Awareness Month: Student Supports at King's

Stress Awareness Month: Student Supports at King's

Posted on: Apr 14, 2020

Since 1992, April has been celebrated as stress awareness month. Health care professionals across many countries join forces to increase public awareness about this worldwide phenomenon we call stress.…

New Hobbies to Try in Quarantine

New Hobbies to Try in Quarantine

Posted on: Apr 09, 2020

Well, it’s been four weeks since we have been stuck in quarantine and doing school from home. Whether you’re bored out of your mind, or too busy to think about anything other than school work, I have…

5 Things to be Grateful for in Isolation

5 Things to be Grateful for in Isolation

Posted on: Apr 07, 2020

No one expected to have to self-isolate and change routines like this when 2020 was just around the corner! Although the current situation may be confusing with COVID-19, it’s important to remember…

Seasonal Netflix Picks: Documentaries and True Stories

Seasonal Netflix Picks: Documentaries and True Stories

Posted on: Apr 02, 2020

During this time of isolation, many of us are turning to our screens for a way to pass the time. Lots of students are either off school or have to finish their semester online. I think even in the midst…

Program Feature: The Leder School of Business

Program Feature: The Leder School of Business

Posted on: Apr 01, 2020

As we continue to move into this season of social-distancing, our electronics are quickly becoming our allies in the extra time we have. Aside from scrolling through your Instagram feed, maybe you might…

The Top 3 Things My Elementary Education Practicum Taught Me

The Top 3 Things My Elementary Education Practicum Taught Me

Posted on: Mar 31, 2020

Have these months been flying by or is it just me? For those of you who are not aware, I am finishing my first year in the education program and for the month of March, before schools closed, I was on…

The Ultimate List of Birthday Discounts and Freebies

The Ultimate List of Birthday Discounts and Freebies

Posted on: Mar 26, 2020

This Saturday is my birthday! While I may be stuck at home due to the spread of coronavirus, that isn’t going to stop me from celebrating. In addition to loving my birthday, I also love a good deal!…

King's Ambassadors: What Are They, and How Can You Join?

King's Ambassadors: What Are They, and How Can You Join?

Posted on: Mar 24, 2020

One of the great opportunities to get involved in at King’s is our student Ambassador Program! Ambassadors are the face of King’s to the community and to prospective students, and consist of 15 returning…

Program Feature: Environmental Sciences and Environmental Studies (ENVS)

Program Feature: Environmental Sciences and Environmental Studies (ENVS)

Posted on: Mar 19, 2020

As we responsibly retreat from enclosed public spaces in the wake of a pandemic, perhaps you've had the opportunity to notice and explore the world around you. From going for regular walks to get some…