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Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times, covering topics on culture and politics. Originally from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Jessica graduated from the University of Florida where she received a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in mass communication.

During her time at University of Florida, she worked as an associate editor for The Gainesville Sun and interned at Entercom Communications. In 2011, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She can be reached at jchasmar@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

In this Aug. 29, 2012 file photo, Lance Armstrong speaks to delegates at the World Cancer Congress in Montreal. A three-man arbitration panel has ordered Armstrong and Tailwind Sports to pay $10 million in a fraud dispute with SCA Promotions, the promotions company announced Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes, File)

Lance Armstrong must pay $10M to SCA Promotions

Lance Armstrong has been ordered to pay $10 million to SCA Promotions, the sports insurance company that paid his bonus after his 2004 Tour de France victory. Published February 16, 2015

Members of Western Michigan University's ROTC Army and Air Force salute as the American flag hoisted to fly at half-staff during a remembrance ceremony honoring the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Kalamazoo, Mich. (AP Photo/Kalamazoo Gazette-MLive Media Group, Mark Bugnaski) ** FILE **

Brown University student wants ROTC 'criminals' banned from campus

A Brown University student has penned a controversial op-ed that condemns the school for creating new partnerships with the Navy and Air Force ROTC programs, alleging the cadets are "criminals" who are being trained in "state-sanctioned violence." Published February 16, 2015

Houston fire officials now say an accelerant was used in a fire that broke out at the Quba Islamic Institute early Friday, prompting the Council on American-Islamic Relations for call on state and federal authorities to investigate a possible hate crime. (KTRK)

Arson suspected in fire at Houston Islamic center

Houston fire officials say an accelerant was used in a fire that broke out at an Islamic center early Friday, prompting the Council on American-Islamic Relations for call on state and federal authorities to investigate a possible hate crime. Published February 15, 2015