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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Challenge Yourself: 52 Things to Try this Year

Challenge Yourself: 52 Things to Try this Year

Posted on: Jan 01, 2019

Hey Everyone! Rather than creating the traditional resolutions list of fad diets, breaking habits, and promises that usually get broken, I decided to create a list of 52 new things to try in 2019. One…

Looking Forward: How to keep your New Year’s Resolutions

Looking Forward: How to keep your New Year’s Resolutions

Posted on: Dec 28, 2018

Hello friends! I hope you had a fantastic Christmas! As you continue to enjoy your break, you’re probably starting to look forward as the year comes to an end, and you’re beginning to make some brand…

Christmas Reflections from Campus Minister Tim Wood

Christmas Reflections from Campus Minister Tim Wood

Posted on: Dec 25, 2018

Merry Christmas, everyone! For today's blog, we have a reflection from our campus minister, Tim Wood. Luke 2:1-20 I grew up in Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.  My family was…

International Student Tips: Involvement in Community

International Student Tips: Involvement in Community

Posted on: Nov 27, 2018

When you first come to Canada, you are probably going to be a bit nervous, most likely because people that look different than you surround you, or another reason could be that it's your first time staying…

Winter Self-Care

Winter Self-Care

Posted on: Nov 22, 2018

The deeper we get into November, the deeper we get into winter! The official first day of winter isn’t until the solstice on December 21st, but in this part of Canada, we’re used to being in the thick…

Underrated King’s Things

Underrated King’s Things

Posted on: Nov 13, 2018

Hey Everyone! As someone who has been coming to King’s for four years now, it is crazy how many clubs and resources I know the name of but know nothing about. Since many of you are probably in the same…

Cafeteria Highlights

Cafeteria Highlights

Posted on: Nov 05, 2018

Hey all, Haven’t had the chance to check out King’s new cafeteria this year? Or maybe you’re looking for something new to try out? Well either way if you forget to pack your lunch one day or you’re…

4 Food Tips for Tower Room Residence Students

4 Food Tips for Tower Room Residence Students

Posted on: Sep 14, 2018

                Living on residence in a tower room can seem a bit difficult at first when it comes to food options. Not having access to a full kitchen can be a bit challenging at first.…

Keeping a Positive Mindset: Preparing Yourself for the First Day

Keeping a Positive Mindset: Preparing Yourself for the First Day

Posted on: Aug 31, 2018

Hello friends! In the midst of all the packing, supply shopping and saying goodbyes, one of the most important parts of the transition to the university life is making sure you are prepared mentally and…

3 Reasons You Should Attend Orientation

3 Reasons You Should Attend Orientation

Posted on: Aug 28, 2018

We are so close to the start of September and the start of school, which means Orientation is just around the corner! Orientation is a great way prepare yourself for your time as a student at King’s!…

Dorm Room Food Hacks

Dorm Room Food Hacks

Posted on: Aug 10, 2018

Hi friends! It’s dorm room idea season! With university lingering in your minds, you’re probably thinking of your transition from home to dorm life. Questions may pop up like, “what am I going to…

Best Camping Spots, Tips, & Essentials

Best Camping Spots, Tips, & Essentials

Posted on: Jul 20, 2018

Hello friends! I hope you are putting a lot of sunscreen on and soaking up lots of vitamin D this summer! If it seems like you are running out of things to do and places to go, you’re in luck because…

Comfort Food: Fried Chicken!

Comfort Food: Fried Chicken!

Posted on: Jun 05, 2018

Even before I was a vegetarian, I couldn’t stand KFC. I’m sorry. Maybe I’m confessing this to the wrong crowd; maybe you love KFC if you’re reading our blog post on fried chicken. But for today’s…

Comfort Food: Ice Cream!

Comfort Food: Ice Cream!

Posted on: Jun 01, 2018

Hey, friends! What do you think of when you hear the words “comfort food?” Do you think ice cream? I hope you do because that is what this blog is all about. How exciting! Although every day is a…

Comfort Food: Doughnuts!

Comfort Food: Doughnuts!

Posted on: May 29, 2018

Happy Tuesday, everyone! As June rolls around, some of you may have your eye on upcoming final exam dates looming ever nearer. Here at the 6.01 Student Blog, we’ve got the perfect series coming up for…

Top 5 Movies/ TV Shows to Watch in 5:01

Top 5 Movies/ TV Shows to Watch in 5:01

Posted on: Sep 25, 2017

Hey there, future student! Did you know that the King's Residence has its very own TV room! With over one terabyte of downloaded movies, Netflix, and cable TV, the 5:01 media lounge is a great place…

Get Organized to get an A!

Get Organized to get an A!

Posted on: Sep 15, 2017

Hey, Students!  Summer is over and we're back to the grind. It can be hard to go from sunshine central to the focused and studious individuals we all aspire to be. But get this--being organized can help…

IKEA: A Gift from Above - International Student Lowdown

IKEA: A Gift from Above - International Student Lowdown

Posted on: Sep 08, 2017

Calling all student who live out-of-town! I want to take you on an adventure. A mythical place filled with meatballs, arguments between couples, and stuffed kangaroos that you don't need but want. Yes,…

One Thing I Wish I knew as a First Year

One Thing I Wish I knew as a First Year

Posted on: Sep 01, 2017

Hi there, future King's students!  It is officially the beginning of a new semester and a new school year at The King's University. To kick off the first day, I put together an interview of current students…

Clubs King's Doesn't Have, But Should Have

Clubs King's Doesn't Have, But Should Have

Posted on: Aug 25, 2017

Hello guys, It’s getting close to the beginning of the school year! This means summer is coming to an end…which is sad, but also exciting as we can look forward to everything the new school year…