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September 2014


September 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

That was my girlfriend’s Facebook post this morning after I attempted a replica of a breakfast hash we had enjoyed a few weeks earlier at Sweetwater Cafe in Marquette, MI.   She was, of course, slightly exaggerating. “Crack calamari:” one of the three that we ate. I’m not a chef–far from one. I do teach a large class ...

Unisex pseudonyms yield prettier veggies and increased book sales

September 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

Like many Jennifers born in the 70’s and 80’s, I was never a “Jennifer” in my classroom – I was a “Jennifer H.” (A sentiment likely shared by the Amys, Emilys, Jessicas, and Marys out there.) When there were multiple girls named Jennifer H., we were abbreviated or differentiated even further; I was often a JHH, an inclusion of my ...

Let’s do this thing!

September 29, 2014 // 1 Comment

So, UNDER_WIRE kind of started as Beyond the Glass Ceiling which kind of started as Technobabe Times. It is and has always been a feminist publication run entirely by undergraduate and graduate students. Both of the previous publications were produced and distributed at Michigan Technological University–the school that our writers go to ...