These are still considered “christmas lights” and are not allowed.
Sadly, we do not know the answer to this as it changes room to room. I encourage you to reach out to ResLife who may be able to answer this question
You can rent a fridge through RPI’s vendor. That being said, a mini fridge by itself to rent is $120 and a mini fridge with a microwave on top is $220. The cost to purchase a standard mini fridge at Walmart is $90-120 and the cost to purchase a microwave is $60. In total, that would be about $180 and you would own the two items instead of renting for $220 and only for a year.
In their kitchen is a stove, oven and a fridge. I believe there is a microwave, but RPI does not guarentee that. While living in Davison or Nugent, you get access to the basement of Sharp, which also has a kitchen that might have a microwave.
Yes you can bring a blender.
At this time the exact number of outlets is not known. That being said, expect 2-3 outlets on each side of the room.