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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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…

4 Sustainable Christmas Gift-Giving Hacks

4 Sustainable Christmas Gift-Giving Hacks

Posted on: Dec 10, 2019

Christmas is just over two weeks away, and while I quite enjoy the festivities of the Christmas season, I can’t help but feel a bit discouraged at this time of year. Zero Waste Canada estimates that…

How to Manage Stress During the Festive Season

How to Manage Stress During the Festive Season

Posted on: Dec 05, 2019

In the midst of the final stretch of the semester, cramming in those last two papers and preparing for finals, you might be thinking to yourself, how in this world does one manage the intensity of finals…

Seasonal Netflix Picks: Holiday Recommendations

Seasonal Netflix Picks: Holiday Recommendations

Posted on: Dec 03, 2019

Snuggled up in warm blankets with friends or family, a bowl of popcorn, and a cup of hot chocolate is so much fun! Since the snow is falling and we are nearing the Christmas season I decided to highlight…

How to Observe Buy Nothing Day

How to Observe Buy Nothing Day

Posted on: Nov 28, 2019

Most of us have heard of Black Friday, which is the day after American thanksgiving. Stores open early in the morning, and people take the day off work to line up at the door for hours to get at the good…

Productivity Tips for Gloomy Winter Days

Productivity Tips for Gloomy Winter Days

Posted on: Nov 26, 2019

It’s starting to get colder and a little gloomier which could lead to the “winter blues”. Lucky for you, I came equipped with some productivity tips to help you get past the unmotivated and less…

4 New Winter Hobbies to Try this Year

4 New Winter Hobbies to Try this Year

Posted on: Nov 21, 2019

Being cooped up in the cold months can leave you feeling unentertained. Why not try engaging in some of these fun new hobbies this winter season? You may find a hidden talent that you did not know you…

How to Practice the Sabbath as a Student

How to Practice the Sabbath as a Student

Posted on: Nov 19, 2019

For Christians, the Sabbath is an important day that is set aside specifically for rest and worship. But Sabbath can actually be a very beneficial practice even if you are not a Christian; it’s important…

How to Stay Healthy This Winter

How to Stay Healthy This Winter

Posted on: Nov 14, 2019

If the cold is getting too much for you, have no fear because this student blogger has some tips for you! Keep healthy this winter by trying some new exercises! I know exercising isn’t for everybody,…

The Perfect Chili Recipe for a Chilly Day

The Perfect Chili Recipe for a Chilly Day

Posted on: Nov 12, 2019

The days are getting colder, and the second round of midterms is upon us. In times like this I’m always looking for an easy, yet healthy meal that will warm me up! And what’s better for a chilly day…

8 Long Weekend Study Break Ideas: Things to Do in Edmonton

8 Long Weekend Study Break Ideas: Things to Do in Edmonton

Posted on: Nov 07, 2019

Ahhh, the long weekend. The time we’ve all been working hard to reach. Some of you may be using your time off wisely by getting ahead and studying for any upcoming exams after the long weekend. However,…

6 Flu Prevention Tips

6 Flu Prevention Tips

Posted on: Nov 05, 2019

It’s that dreadful season: flu season. But fear not! I’m going to give you some useful tips on how to keep yourself healthy and ensure that this year’s flu season doesn’t knock you down. Get Lots…

3 Easy and Low-Budget T-Shirt Halloween Costumes

3 Easy and Low-Budget T-Shirt Halloween Costumes

Posted on: Oct 31, 2019

Have you been too busy with school to think about what to be for Halloween? Or maybe you don’t have loads of money to spend on a costume? I have three super easy, fun, and low budget t-shirt costumes…

Campus Clubs at a Glance

Campus Clubs at a Glance

Posted on: Oct 29, 2019

Being part of a student club is a great way to get involved on campus! We have many exciting new and old clubs this year, and it’s not too late to join! I will highlight some of the clubs and the events…

Living Off-Campus: Fun Commuter Events

Living Off-Campus: Fun Commuter Events

Posted on: Oct 24, 2019

Last blog we had talked about different kinds of events that happen in residence. In today’s blog we get to talk about all of the exciting things that happen on campus for our commuters – FAQ style!…

Living on Campus: Fun Residence Events

Living on Campus: Fun Residence Events

Posted on: Oct 22, 2019

I lived in residence for the first two years of my degree at King’s and it was an incredible experience. Residence always has a ton of events happening throughout the year to help develop community…

Scary Movie Showdown: What to Watch to Get in the Spooky Mood!

Scary Movie Showdown: What to Watch to Get in the Spooky Mood!

Posted on: Oct 17, 2019

Halloween is my favourite holiday. I’m not a fan of slasher films and jump scares, but I love the spooky, autumn night atmosphere that comes with pumpkins, candles, bats, and odd things on display in…

Midterm Season: Campus Supports & Study Tips

Midterm Season: Campus Supports & Study Tips

Posted on: Oct 15, 2019

Midterm season is right around the corner. Don’t let this time of year be daunting because you have all the supports you will ever need all around you. In this week’s blog, I will be highlighting…

Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

Posted on: Oct 10, 2019

Thanksgiving weekend is finally here! I always look forward to thanksgiving weekend, not only because it’s a nice break from school, but also because of the fun times with family, and of course, thanksgiving…

Fall Dates in Edmonton - The Perfect Places to Spend Time with Your Significant Other, BFF, or Yourself

Fall Dates in Edmonton - The Perfect Places to Spend Time with Your Significant Other, BFF, or Yourself

Posted on: Oct 08, 2019

Whether you’re hanging out with your significant other, your best friend, or just want to have some “me” time, I have a few places you need to check out before the cold winter weather approaches!…