CNS TV Major Power Outage Closes Maryland Campus COLLEGE PARK — An explosion at a Southern Maryland power facility caused power outages that spread from the power facility to the White House and the College Park campus of the University of Maryland. Share this:Tweet Evan Sery Evan Sery is a senior broadcast journalism major at the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism. He covers sports and transportation for Capital News Service TV. He has worked at Comcast SportsNet in Bethesda, Maryland, on the digital desk and CBS Radio in Baltimore. You can find him on Twitter @evan_sery and on his website.