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, Josh, Veronica, and Tara 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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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…

Blessed Living in a Broken World: Winter IS Conference 2018

Blessed Living in a Broken World: Winter IS Conference 2018

Posted on: Jan 26, 2018

Hey friends! Just like that, the snow has fallen and a new semester has begun. Since it is the beginning of the winter semester here at King’s, that means another round of the well-known IS Conference.…

Giving Back This New Years

Giving Back This New Years

Posted on: Jan 12, 2018

Hi King's,  As we enter into 2018 and start our year with fresh ideas, habits, and resolutions, it can be the perfect time to give back to the community. Here are some ideas of how you can help out…

Quiz: What Type Of Student Are You?

Quiz: What Type Of Student Are You?

Posted on: Jan 05, 2018

1. Which best describes your study habits? A. Stay late in the library B. Get to class early and study right before it starts C. Study groups are the way to go D. What is studying?  2. Choose your…

Christmas Dinner on a Budget

Christmas Dinner on a Budget

Posted on: Dec 15, 2017

Hi there, future King’s students! It’s coming around to that time of year where all things are festive and everyone is starting to bust out the Christmas sweaters and super soft onesies. This year…

24 Things To Do Before Christmas

24 Things To Do Before Christmas

Posted on: Dec 01, 2017

Now that it is December, it's officially acceptable to break out all the Christmas themed music, decorations, and cheer you've been keeping inside for 11 months! What better way to get into the Christmas…

5 Things to Avoid Wearing to School as a Commuter Student

5 Things to Avoid Wearing to School as a Commuter Student

Posted on: Nov 24, 2017

Hi King’s! Knowing what to wear to school can be difficult, especially once the weather turns cold. For commuter students who have to trek across the city every morning, this decision can be even more…

Shopping Time! University Edition

Shopping Time! University Edition

Posted on: Nov 03, 2017

Hi there, future King’s students! Did you know there are actually two types of VERY important shopping trips? We all know type one which is shopping for the trendy clothes, shoes, and maybe even that…

5 Things You Must Do In Edmonton Before Fall Ends

5 Things You Must Do In Edmonton Before Fall Ends

Posted on: Oct 27, 2017

Fall is not only the prettiest of all the seasons, and while I do say this about every season, there is also so much to do at this time of year! It is absolutely enchanting to be surrounded by all the…

6 Ways To Have A Spook-Tacular Halloween This Year

6 Ways To Have A Spook-Tacular Halloween This Year

Posted on: Oct 20, 2017

Hello Students! It’s that time of year again where things can get a little eerie. That’s right, it’s Halloween. There is so much to do in and around Edmonton! Whether you’re a fan of haunted houses…