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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15 Unique Edmonton Eats

15 Unique Edmonton Eats

Posted on: Aug 20, 2019

Whether you’re new to Edmonton or have lived here forever there a probably some incredible places to eat that you’ve never heard of. To help broaden your horizons, I have compiled a list of some of…

7 Meal-Prep Tips to Help You Love Food & Love Yourself

7 Meal-Prep Tips to Help You Love Food & Love Yourself

Posted on: Aug 16, 2019

This blog is all about food, but instead of recipes, I am going to talk about different kinds of meal prepping tips and ideas to make meal prepping a little easier for you. Tip #1: SalesThe first step…

Folk Fest: The Volunteer Experience

Folk Fest: The Volunteer Experience

Posted on: Aug 13, 2019

As some of you may already know, this past weekend was the Edmonton Folk Music Festival! I hope some of you made it out, because it was a great time! This year I did something different and volunteered…

Book Lovers Day: A-Z Book Reccomendation List

Book Lovers Day: A-Z Book Reccomendation List

Posted on: Aug 09, 2019

Happy Book Lovers Day! This is the perfect day to set aside some reading time. Why not complete some reading sprints? Set a timer for an hour and focus on nothing but reading – see how many pages you…

Healthy Summer Popsicle Recipes

Healthy Summer Popsicle Recipes

Posted on: Aug 07, 2019

Summer is my favorite time of the year! The weather is amazing, and I absolutely love days at the beach, but one of the best things about summer is the endless cold sweet treats. While you can always…

International Cat Day: Cat Adoption FAQ

International Cat Day: Cat Adoption FAQ

Posted on: Aug 05, 2019

Hey everyone! International Cat Day is only two days away! As someone with a fond love for cats, I definitely recommend adopting one into your family. If you’re not sure if this would be the right decision…

How to Celebrate Your Sister

How to Celebrate Your Sister

Posted on: Aug 02, 2019

Hey everyone, August 4th is National Sisters day! I don’t know about you, but my sisters are one of the biggest blessings in my life! They were my first best friends, grew up beside me, and are still…

100+ Unique Cheesecake Recipes

100+ Unique Cheesecake Recipes

Posted on: Jul 31, 2019

Hello friends! Happy National Cheesecake Day! I know I am always excited during every blog I write but today I’m extra excited because I love cheesecake! For all of my cheesecake foodies out there,…

The Best Local Places to Get Iced Coffee

The Best Local Places to Get Iced Coffee

Posted on: Jul 29, 2019

Hi everyone! For today’s blog we’re going to talk about coffee…again! Iced coffee is the perfect drink for a hot day, and although we haven’t had many of those, keep these suggestions in the back…

Alberta's Best Beaches and Lakes

Alberta's Best Beaches and Lakes

Posted on: Jul 26, 2019

We’ve still got a couple months of summer left! Are you hoping to squeeze some lake time in before school starts up again? Don’t worry – you’ve got lots of time and tons of great lake options…

The Top 10 Subscription Boxes to Try this Summer

The Top 10 Subscription Boxes to Try this Summer

Posted on: Jul 23, 2019

Hey Everyone! Subscription boxes are a growing trend. There are boxes for makeup, hair products, grooming products, books, and even clothes. The possibilities are endless! Haven’t heard of subscription…

Summer Staycation Ideas

Summer Staycation Ideas

Posted on: Jul 19, 2019

Hi friends! If you are dying to go on vacation but don’t want to put in all the money and effort to book hotels, cars, or flights, then this blog is for you. Have you ever thought of trying to do a…

Cold Brew 101

Cold Brew 101

Posted on: Jul 17, 2019

Hello everyone! For today’s blog we’re going to talk about how to make cold brew coffee! This was my very first time making cold brew, so I’m excited to share it with you guys! There’s tons of…

5 Ways to Start Practicing Simplicity as a Student

5 Ways to Start Practicing Simplicity as a Student

Posted on: Jul 12, 2019

Hey everyone, Today is national Simplicity day. Simplicity day is intended to commemorate the life of Henry David Thoreau, an American philosopher. Thoreau was an advocate for living a simple life. Nowadays…

5 Tips to Make Perfect Sugar Cookies

5 Tips to Make Perfect Sugar Cookies

Posted on: Jul 09, 2019

Hey everyone! In case you weren’t aware it’s Sugar Cookie Day! I don’t know about you but I love sugar cookies, so for today’s blog I have decided to give you some tips and tricks to help you…

Beat the Travel Bug: How to Find Cheap Flights

Beat the Travel Bug: How to Find Cheap Flights

Posted on: Jul 05, 2019

Happy Friday Friends! Are you looking to do some travelling this summer? I know I am! Travelling can be a lot of fun but also quite expensive. Flights are not always cheap and airfare can be the only…

24 Hours in Edmonton: A Local Itinerary

24 Hours in Edmonton: A Local Itinerary

Posted on: Jul 03, 2019

Hey friends! For today’s blog, I’m going to give you a loose itinerary of how you could spend 24 hours in Edmonton. Whether you are from Edmonton, or just here for a visit, there are many ways to…

7 Tips for Traveling Light

7 Tips for Traveling Light

Posted on: Jul 01, 2019

Got any travel plans this summer? Packing light is a great skill for a trip of any size, even just a little weekend getaway. Here are a few tips to keep your suitcase from overflowing: Start with a list…

5 DIY Backyard Games to Take Your BBQ to the Next Level

5 DIY Backyard Games to Take Your BBQ to the Next Level

Posted on: Jun 28, 2019

Hey Everyone! Canada Day is right around the corner! This is a day to eat good food, play games, hangout with friends, and celebrate the country we call home. If you’re planning on hosting a BBQ then…

How to Make the Most of Your Family Reunion

How to Make the Most of Your Family Reunion

Posted on: Jun 25, 2019

Hey Everyone, It’s summer! The season for long sunny days at the beach, hanging out with friends around a campfire and…. Dreaded family reunions! Whether you love your family reunions or they look…