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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

CNN commentator and Daily Beast columnist Sally Kohn argued in an op-ed Friday that she would be thrilled if her 6-year-old daughter turned out to be gay and even expressed disappointment and fear when her daughter first started showing an interest in boys. (Twitter/@SallyKohn)

CNN commentator Sally Kohn: 'I want my kid to be gay, too'

CNN commentator and Daily Beast columnist Sally Kohn argued in an op-ed Friday that she would be thrilled if her 6-year-old daughter turned out to be gay like her and even expressed disappointment and fear when her daughter first started showing an interest in boys. Published February 23, 2015

Rob Van Winkle, also know as Vanilla Ice, lays flooring in the garage of a home he's remodeling in Wellington, Fla. After his early 1990 stardom faded, he became involved in real estate. He is starting in "The Vanilla Ice Project" a home renovation show, where the expert just happens to be Vanilla Ice. (Associated Press)

Vanilla Ice arrested in Florida home burglary

The '90s rapper known as Vanilla Ice has been arrested and charged with burglary and grand theft for allegedly stealing an array of items from a vacant Florida home. Published February 18, 2015

The University of Massachusetts at Amherst has reversed its decision to ban Iranian nationals from certain graduate programs, soon after the school made national headlines for the controversial policy. (Wikipedia)

UMass Amherst reverses decision on Iranian student ban

The University of Massachusetts at Amherst has reversed its decision to ban Iranian nationals from certain graduate programs, soon after the school made national headlines for the controversial policy. Published February 18, 2015