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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

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

Ben & Jerry's co-founder Ben Cohen has created a new ice cream flavor to honor Sen. Bernie Sanders. (Ben Cohen) ** FILE **

Ben & Jerry's faces ban at Vassar College over Israeli ties

Students at Vassar College in New York have introduced a resolution urging the school to ban Ben & Jerry's ice cream because of the company's "contractual relationship with an Israeli franchise that manufactures ice cream." Published February 4, 2016

Famed British comedian John Cleese warns that political correctness is killing comedy in a video for Internet forum Big Think. (YouTube/@Big Think)

John Cleese: Political correctness is killing comedy

Famed British comedian John Cleese warns political correctness is killing comedy, saying it's impossible for comics to be spontaneous if they're surrounded by "super-sensitive people." Published February 1, 2016