The Evergreen State College uses the open source software Discourse for its campus forum. You'll find a wide range of topics and categories. Greener Commons offers a wide range of subscription methods, so you can receive as much or even no email contact from the site. Don't forget to try it on your mobile device!
https://commons.evergreen.edu is a one year pilot starting in Winter of 2014 of a web-based community discussion forum. All Evergreen community members are invited to login and participate. You can edit your preferences by logging into Commons and clicking on your name. Learn more ...