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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World Honey Bee Day: A King's Student's Honey Bee Research

World Honey Bee Day: A King's Student's Honey Bee Research

Posted on: Aug 11, 2020

Oh honey, August 15 is World Honey Bee Day! There are many reasons why we should conserve honeybees and keep them buzzing through our ecosystem. Students at King’s are able to pursue their passions…

August Movie Must-Watch

August Movie Must-Watch

Posted on: Aug 07, 2020

This blog is bittersweet because it is the last movie must watch blog of this summer season! Each month I have been eagerly awaiting to tell you five recommendations that you could indulge in and possibly…

What’s Current with Our Current Students?

What’s Current with Our Current Students?

Posted on: Aug 04, 2020

In June I made a blog post about what our recent graduates were up to and I thought that was such a good blog because it’s always fun to see what people’s lives are like right after they finish their…

Backyard Shenanigans: 8 Ways to Enjoy your Backyard this Summer

Backyard Shenanigans: 8 Ways to Enjoy your Backyard this Summer

Posted on: Jul 31, 2020

I hope you’ve been soaking up the sun while you can this summer. So far the weather has been so hot and full of sunshine that it’s worth investing some time in our backyards. Now, usually when someone…

All Things Avocado: Avocado Recipes for Every Meal

All Things Avocado: Avocado Recipes for Every Meal

Posted on: Jul 28, 2020

July 31st is National Avocado Day and I think it’s worth celebrating because there are so many things you can make with avocado as the star of your recipe! I’ve got ideas and recipes to share with…

5 Must-Watch Movies and TV Shows for July

5 Must-Watch Movies and TV Shows for July

Posted on: Jul 24, 2020

Out goes June, in comes July! The months are moving at a speedy pace but for the days that seem to go by a little slower, we have movies and TV shows to keep us from boring ourselves out. Speaking of…

How to Assemble the Ultimate Charcuterie Board

How to Assemble the Ultimate Charcuterie Board

Posted on: Jul 21, 2020

Happy National Wine & Cheese day! Whether you are enjoying this day alone or distantly with loved ones or friends, it is always a good idea to make a charcuterie board. But not just any charcuterie board,…

How to Enjoy Taste of Edmonton from Home

How to Enjoy Taste of Edmonton from Home

Posted on: Jul 17, 2020

Continuing with the festival theme, let’s talk about Taste of Edmonton. Around this time of year an annual outdoor festival called Taste of Edmonton usually makes its appearance, with food samplings…

How to Prepare a Staycation Festival

How to Prepare a Staycation Festival

Posted on: Jul 14, 2020

This probably isn’t exactly how you expected your summer to be this year, but the important thing is taking the time to make the most of it! You can enjoy the comfort of your own home to the fullest…

6 Trendy Tiktok Hobbies to Try

6 Trendy Tiktok Hobbies to Try

Posted on: Jul 10, 2020

Hey trendsetters! One thing I have been noticing a lot these last couple of months are some trends that I think would be fun to try, whether you’re spending your summer months inside the house or enjoying…

Carnival Foodie: How to Make Festival Food at Home

Carnival Foodie: How to Make Festival Food at Home

Posted on: Jul 07, 2020

In light of all the summer festivities that had to be cancelled this year, I think it would be safe to say that tasting festival foods doesn’t have to completely disappear this year! I’ve thought…

Visual Arts in Edmonton and at King's

Visual Arts in Edmonton and at King's

Posted on: Jul 03, 2020

The Works International Visual Arts Society, a Canadian not-for-profit charitable organization, usually has a huge impact on the arts community in the summer, when they host their arts festival. Their…

4 Ways to Celebrate Canada Day at a Distance

4 Ways to Celebrate Canada Day at a Distance

Posted on: Jun 30, 2020

A few blogs ago we talked about how to re: connect with your loved ones, but how can we connect as a community? This Canada Day may look a little different than previous years, but we are still very fortunate…

6 Creative Small Businesses in Edmonton

6 Creative Small Businesses in Edmonton

Posted on: Jun 26, 2020

A positive aspect of this time at home is the spike in creativity that I see going around. I have witnessed some local small businesses booming with items that they have designed and made by hand and…

5 Pandemic Mental Health Strategies

5 Pandemic Mental Health Strategies

Posted on: Jun 23, 2020

Here are some mental health strategies that we can practice together during these uncertain times. Read to the end to see what our King’s community is doing to support our students, staff and faculty!…

June Movie Must-Watch Recommendations

June Movie Must-Watch Recommendations

Posted on: Jun 19, 2020

Another movie must-watch list coming at you for the month of June! I have been indulging in the Netflix life for a while now and I recently came across these movies and shows that I cannot wait to share…

Alumna Feature: Recent Graduate, Ludivine Maniraguha

Alumna Feature: Recent Graduate, Ludivine Maniraguha

Posted on: Jun 16, 2020

Another month has passed and we have waved our 2020 graduates goodbye as they enter the next part of their lives. I reached out to one of our recent graduates and she has generously shared all about what…

5 Ways to Keep Learning Online Over the Summer

5 Ways to Keep Learning Online Over the Summer

Posted on: Jun 12, 2020

I’ve always been fascinated by all the different kinds of courses that universities offer. I am especially interested in all the courses that are totally out of my comfort zone and degree requirement.…

12 Recipes to Spice it Up for National Herb and Spice Day

12 Recipes to Spice it Up for National Herb and Spice Day

Posted on: Jun 09, 2020

Season greetings! I think it is time to spice it up for this years’ National Herb and Spice Day! In honor of this spicy day, I have asked a handful of people for their recommended recipes to try that…

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…