I can pretty much guarantee you that no matter what college you go to, it will have a college blog. College blogs can hold many different functions: they announce campus events, talk about student projects and endeavors, and keep up on alumni happenings. A lot of times, they also cover college news as it pertains to their school on a larger scale.

The Week in College Blog News:

Columbia University’s Bwog defends “traditional” spring break and jokes about the Midterms Power Hour.

Mads Vassar, the beautiful Vassar blog that went inactive after its founder graduated in 2011, temporarily (but hopefully permanently) rose from the dead to discuss Westboro’s impending picket line at the school.

UPenn’s blog Under the Button has a Sneaky Quaker alert on campus and some article about St. Patty’s Day $W@G.

In the ‘Cac (the blog for all the NESCAC schools) just announced that after canceling their performance at Williams, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis will be playing at Amherst. Ouch.

Middlebury’s MiddBlog just announced the college’s 2013 Commencement Speaker. Wooooo.

The famed all-Ivy blog IvyGate just broke the story that Harvard has been searching faculty email accounts (but apologized) and that yet another college (Cornell) has a hazing problem (shocker).



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Lily Herman is a junior at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. Besides bopping around on The Prospect, Lily is a columnist for USA TODAY College (read the Quad Report, yo); an editorial intern for The Daily Muse; a contributing editor for the campus blog Wesleying; a national contributing editor for Her Campus; and an editorial/marketing intern at HelloFlo. When she is not studying or awkwardly waving at people around campus, Lily enjoys eating Sour Patch Kids and re-watching the Friday Night Lights series finale (she's Team Saracen, by the way). Also (shameless plug alert), feel free to follow her on Twitter, or email her at lherman(at)theprospect(dot)net.

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