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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

Texas superintendent to atheist group: 'I will be praying for you'

Michael Gilbert, the superintendent of White Oak, Texas, public schools, is standing in support of one of his principals for quoting Bible scripture over the school's intercom — a long-running tradition that has come under scrutiny by atheist groups. Published March 12, 2015

Texas state Rep. Jonathan Stickland has accused a fellow Republican of tearing down an anti-abortion plaque that said "FORMER FETUS," which he had hanged outside of his office ahead of a Planned Parenthood rally at the Capitol. (Facebook/Jonathan Stickland)

'Former Fetus' sign causes quarrel between Republican lawmakers

Texas state Rep. Jonathan Stickland has accused a fellow Republican of tearing down an anti-abortion plaque that read "FORMER FETUS," which he had hanged outside of his office ahead of a Planned Parenthood rally at the Capitol. Published March 12, 2015

Howard Dixon, a black chef who worked for 15 years at Oklahoma University's Sigma Alpha Epsilon house, may now be out of a job, but online donations have started pouring in for his support after the fraternity was booted from campus over a video showing members participating in a racist chant. (CBS News)

Campaign raises $40K for black chef of booted OU fraternity

A black chef who worked for 15 years at Oklahoma University's Sigma Alpha Epsilon house may now be out of a job, but online donations have started pouring in for his support after the fraternity was booted from campus over racism claims. Published March 10, 2015