The blogUT Team



Cassandra is in her final year of studies in English, History and Writing & Rhetoric. A homebody at heart, she finds time to explore Toronto with friends when not reading, writing and volunteering for Best Buddies Canada. You can reach her at

BlogUT will forever be indebted to the hard work of our past editors! We would not be where we are today without the unbelievable hard work and ongoing effort they have put into blogUT. Thank you!

Louis and Zareen

Were a dynamic duo editing blogUT with sass and panache from 2014 to 2015


Was blogUT’s first Associate Editor, from January-April 2014.







Co-edited blogUT from 2013-14.







Co-edited blogUT from November 2010 to December 2013



Ally joined blogUT as a Junior Editor in 2010 before becoming a Co-Editor the following year.  After completing her undergraduate degree in English and Film Studies, she now works at Warner Bros. Canada in Toronto. A movie buff and blogger, she enjoys watching films and Friends reruns on t.v., reading books, blogging, editing short videos, and taking pictures.  Currently, she is addicted to Twitter, Pinterest, and StumbleUpon. Follow her on Twitter at @allyjjordan






Lori started out as a writer in 2007 and was a Co-Editor from 2008 to 2011. She wrote about everything from Makeout Spots to movie reviews. In 2012, she completed her undergrad with a degree in Math and Computer Science. Lori is currently a developer at a green energy company in California.





Justine Abigail

Justine Abigail Yu’s journey with blogUT started slowly…first as an avid reader, then a timid writer, and then finally as Co-Editor from 2009 to 2011.  Editing blogUT’s amazing blog posts and tweeting with other U of T students who were also cramming has really helped her keep her sanity and humour. Now she’s off doing other social media things with various businesses and non-profit organizations while squeezing in a trip to some foreign land here and there. Follow her at @justineabigail.






Alex was a staff writer for blogUT from its inception in 2007 until she graduated in 2011, writing film, theatre, and jazz reviews. From 2010 to 2011, Alex was co-editor for BlogUT while finishing her degree in Engineering Science. Alex is currently completing her PhD in Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University. She continues to write film, theatre, and jazz reviews for the Stanford Daily.






Julia was a Co-Editor in 2008-2009, and continued to write for BlogUT for several years afterwards. Her articles spanned from updates on events around campus to guides to Toronto’s most distinctive neighbourhoods. She is currently working on a PhD at the University of Cambridge, and runs a medieval outreach blog, Things Medieval.







blogUT was founded in 2007 after feeling like something was lacking in his student experience: big school, tons of things going on.

JP did his undergrad at U of T in Engineering Science and then a Master’s in Electrical Engineering. He started blogUT in 2007 after he felt very disconnected from it all the things going on at UofT. His hope is that blogUT will serve as a link to U of T student life, highlighting the interesting things on campus and helping people have more fun. Find him on Twitter.