When the University of Maryland president's mansion was demolished, making way for a new home and event center, Washington Post columnist Petula Dvorak echoed the same sentiment of Maryland Comptroller .
"I can’t wait to see what the campus journalists are going to do with this debacle," Dvorak wrote.
Well, now we know. The Diamondback editorial board defended the project, and agreed with Brodie Remington, president of the College Park Foundation and vice president of University Relations, who said the new event center would help to raise crucial funds for the university.
Plus, private donations through the College Park Foundation are paying for the project, wrote The Diamondback.
A day earlier, Remington sent an email to the University of Maryland community, explaining the history and benefits of the project. .