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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

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Richard Dawkins compares 'clock boy' Ahmed Mohamed to child terrorist

Evolutionary biologist and famed atheist Richard Dawkins has sparked a wave of backlash on social media after he compared the Muslim teenager whose homemade clock was mistaken for a bomb, to a child executioner for the Islamic State terror group. Published November 25, 2015

Concerned Student 1950 member Ayanna Poole uses a megaphone while leading a "We Are Not Afraid" march including local and regional campuses Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 on Rollins Street on the University of Missouri campus in Columbia, Mo. (Daniel Brenner/Columbia Daily Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

Alan Dershowitz: Where are the 'safe spaces' for Jewish students?

Alan Dershowitz, a prominent Harvard Law School professor and author, penned an op-ed on Sunday slamming college students across the country who seek to create campus-wide "safe spaces," which he believes will lead to a sterile learning environment. Published November 23, 2015