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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 [email protected].

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

This Oct. 30, 2018, photo, shows the Chick-fil-A sign at a restaurant in Athens, Ga. Chick-fil-A customers no longer have to go get their chicken because the chicken will come to them. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP) ** FILE **

Chick-fil-A food truck sparks walkout at Oregon high school

About 100 students at an Oregon high school walked out of classes last week in support of the LGBTQ community after they said a series of events made students feel unsafe, including the presence of a Chick-fil-A food truck at home football games. Published November 14, 2019

Dozens of protesters staged an "eat-in" on a San Francisco train platform on Sunday after a video of a black man being detained by police for eating a sandwich went viral. (KGO-TV)

BART chief apologizes to man detained for eating sandwich

The general manager of the Bay Area Rapid Transit system in San Francisco apologized Monday to the man who garnered a wave of support, locally and nationally, after he was detained by police for eating a sandwich on a public train platform. Published November 12, 2019