The UCalgaryBlogs.ca publishing platform has really only been active for the last month, with real faculty and students using it. In that month, it's already seen more activity, in terms of blog posts written, than weblogs.ucalgary.ca has seen in over 3.5 years of activity.
In one month.
And it really hasn't been launched very publicly on campus yet. I can't wait to see what people do with this stuff...
I've got a pretty strong feeling that people are taking to the WordPress Multiuser platform in ways that they never did with Drupal. That's definitely not a shot at Drupal - just a statement of how the power of an individual-focused publishing platform resonates with individuals.