U.S. News & World Report's "Paper Trail":
Nominated for "2008 Best Alternative Media Outlet"
Nominated for "2009 Best Alternative Media Outlet"

The Miscellany News:
"A Decade at Vassar"
"Blogs a new forum for campus commentary" 4/17/08
"Should Vassar Embrace The Twitterverse?" 9/30/10
"ViCE mixes it up with new DJ Discovery Night in Mug" 10/27/10
"Mads Vassar goes beyond blogosphere" 11/17/10
Sesquicentennial Issue: "Student publications have varying staying power at VC" 1/18/11
Top Student Blog 2010

E-College Finder:
Top 50 Freshmen Advisor Award 2010. Press release:

September 22, 2010 Philadelphia, PA – Mads Vassar Blog has recently been honored to receive’s Freshmen Advisor Award.  The Freshmen Advisor Award recognizes the top 50 Internet-based resources offering young students advice toward advancing their college-life experience.  By introducing students as well as parents to both the exciting and challenging trials and tribulations of beginning college, Mads Vassar Blog has shown its commitment to college freshmen during their transition into higher education.

The Freshmen Advisor Award commends Mads Vassar Blog’s guidance for young students, highlighting the myriad of opportunities often available for students at their individual academic institutions and providing sound advice and suggestions.  To view more about this award, visit the eCollegeFinder Freshmen Advisor Award page.