I personally don't like it very much. Everything feels way to cramped and busy compared to say ubuntuforums or fedoraforum. I
I think the right side panel should be shrunk considerably to expand the left panel.
I would get rid of the latest featured blogs part. And move the latest forum posts and popular threads to the top or bottom.
I'd allow more post per-page. I hate having to click next-page so often. A default of 10-20 should be sufficient.