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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

Former Attorney General Eric Holder addresses the Human Rights Campaign National Dinner in Washington, D.C., Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Eric Holder rips White House 'occupant' Trump, says MAGA slogan 'rooted in fear'

Former Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. gave a scathing speech Saturday at the Human Rights Campaign dinner in Washington, calling President Trump an "occupant" of the White House whose administration is guilty of "rampant corruption," "stunning incompetence" and "shameful intolerance." Published September 17, 2018

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UW-Madison students demand more inclusive ice cream

Students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are demanding more "inclusive" ice cream at the university-owned Babcock Hall Dairy Store, arguing that current ingredients in some of the store's products are discriminatory toward certain religions. Published September 14, 2018

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama speaks during a press meeting in Malmo, Sweden, Wednesday Sept. 12, 2018. (Johan Nilsson/TT via AP)

Dalai Lama to refugees: 'Europe belongs to the Europeans'

The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, declared Wednesday that the refugees flooding to Europe from Muslim-majority countries must ultimately return to their own countries to rebuild them. Published September 13, 2018