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    NIU football podcast

    in Sports

    Daily Chronicle NIU beat writer Ryan Wood and sports editor John Sahly discuss the first two weeks of NIU football practice.

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    Sept. 27: Pregame for NIU

    in Sports

    The Boilermakers return home to Ross-Ade Stadium to face Northern Illinois on Homecoming. We break down the matchup, looking at the areas Purdue needs to improve to get a win following the disheartening loss at Wisconsin. 
    We talk to NIU sideline reporter Andy Garcia, as he helps preview the Huskies. Plus, we feature a couple Boilermakers who are helping in the community. 
    And we have an interview with basketball senior Terone Johnson on the eve of the start of Boilermaker practices. 
    Also, "Our boys," our predictions, recruiting and much more on The Gold and Black Radio Pregame Show. 

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    LPGA's Nicole Jeray shares life lessons on sleep disorder

    in Lifestyle

     


    EACH YEAR WHEN WE “SPRING FORWARD” TO DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME, A LOT OF US LOSE THAT PRECIOUS HOUR OF SLEEP.


     


    BUT FOR SOME, EXCESSIVE DAYTIME SLEEPINESS CAN BE A SIGN OF A SERIOUS NEUROLOGICAL DISORDER CALLED NARCOLEPSY.  AN ESTIMATED ONE IN EVERY TWO-THOUSAND PEOPLE IN THE U.S. HAS THE CONDITION, INCLUDING OUR GUEST.


     


    PROFESSIONAL GOLFER NICOLE JERAY JOINS US NOW TO DISCUSS WHAT IT’S LIKE TO LIVE WITH AND MANAGE THIS CONDITION.


     


     WHAT EXACTLY IS NARCOLEPSY?


     


     WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF NARCOLEPSY AND WHICH ONES DID YOU EXPERIENCE?


     


     HOW DID YOU EVENTUALLY GET DIAGNOSED?


     


    WHAT HAS CHANGED NOW THAT YOU KNOW YOU HAVE NARCOLEPSY?


     


     WHAT ADVICE DO YOU HAVE FOR THOSE WHO MAY BE EXPERIENCING SIMILAR SYMPTOMS? / WHERE CAN WE LEARN MORE ABOUT NARCOLEPSY?


     


     


    Nicole Jeray is a professional golfer, playing on the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) tour since 1994. An Illinois native, she attended Northern Illinois University (NIU), where she won eight titles while playing collegiate golf and the MVP award from 1989 – 1992. Nicole started playing golf at the age of 11, and in 1998 was the youngest person ever inducted into the NIU University Hall of Fame.


     


    Nicole first started to experience narcolepsy-related symptoms in college. She struggled to stay awake during daytime hours and would fall asleep even while exercising. Nicole was diagnosed with narcolepsy in 1996 after a five-year journey of visiting doctors. She ultimately achieved her diagnosis after undergoing a sleep test.


     


     


     

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    John Jorgensen on #HRHorrorStories

    in Social Networking

    John Jorgensen, Instructor at NIU, Strategic Advisor at Illinois State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management (ILSHRM), @jkjhr  drops by @DriveThruHR  and talks with @williamtincup  @Thehrbuddy @TheOneCrystal & @MikeVanDervort


    DriveThruHR was designed to be a captivating and easy-to-digest lunch discourse that covers topics relevant to HR professionals.  Each 30-minute episode features a guest speaker who shares her or his knowledge and experience in human resources. Our hosts and special guest cover a wealth of topics, including HR Technology, Recruiting, Talent Management, Leadership, Organizational Culture and Strategic HR, every day at 12:00 pm Central Time.  The radio program is hosted by @williamtincup, @thehrbuddy, @TheOneCrystal & @MikeVanDervort. The #1 HR show, with amazing HR conversations and follow us on the twitters at  @drivethruhr and #dthr.


    http://www.facebook.com/drivethruhr


    http://instagram.com/drivethruhr

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    NIU football: Previewing Ball State

    in Sports

    Daily Chronicle NIU beat writer Ryan Wood sits down with Ball State Daily News beat writer Teddy Cahill in anticipation of Tuesday's game at Huskie Stadium.

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    NIU football: Discussing the Black Knights

    in Sports

    Daily Chronicle NIU beat writer Ryan Wood discusses the Huskies' opener 6 p.m. Saturday and their Army opponent with GoARMYsports.com's Rick Johnston.

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    NIU football: previewing the Army game

    in Sports

    Daily Chronicle NIU beat writer Ryan Wood and GoARMYsports.com's Rick Johnston's discuss Northern Illinois opener against Army at 6 p.m. Saturday.

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    Episode 28: MACtion Is Back! (Well, Almost)

    in Sports

    MACtion is back (well, almost)! In honor of the 69th season of MAC football, which begins Thursday, Alex and Bryan hoped on the mics real quick to take a final look at what the season holds before it actually gets underway.


    Monday saw the announcement of several starting quarterbacks, including those at Toledo, Ohio, and Eastern Michigan—which was a shocker—and we dive deep into that for the first 15 or so minutes, breaking down the battles and look at the winners of all three of those, as well as some discussion on what's going on with NIU's still unfinished QB battle. We also break down the MAC coaches poll, give you our picks for who will win each division, then close it all out with a look at the slate of Week 1 MACtion and our picks for each game.

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    Midwest LSA Expo 2014 #3

    in Marketing

    Night #3 of Midwest LSA Expo Radio included Krzysztof “Kris” Siuba of the NIU Group and “Doc” Bailey of Renegade Aircraft. 


    Kris, authorized U.S. Dealer for the Ekolot, highlighted the Ekolot KR-30 “Topaz” aircraft and described what brings him back to the Plane & Pilot Midwest LSA Expo year after year.  Doc talked about the many different aircraft models Renegade offers, but mainly focused on the fully aerobatic “Lil Rascal” and the upcoming LSA Sport Air Racing League.  Doc also described his company’s involvement with wounded warriors – specifically the Renegade Broken Wing Project.  Renegade Aircraft, with the help of corporate sponsors, is offering free flight training to returning injured service men and women.  Thank you Doc for your service to our country and your continued support of the United States Military!  

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    Episode 26: talking BGSU Football With Pete Seymour

    in Sports

    On Episode 26, we continue our look ahead at the 2014 MAC Football season with some discussion of the Bowling Green Falcons. Pete Seymour joins Alex and Bryan as they revisit the magical ride that was 2013 and look ahead to what 2014 holds for the Falcons.


    Bowling Green, thanks to the emergence of stud quarterback Matt Johnson and his running back partner in crime Travis Greene, rode their way to a MAC Championship in 2013, knocking off the 12th ranked NIU Huskies in Detroit rather handedly. But shortly after capturing the championship, fifth-year head coach Dave Clawson left for Wake Forest. Insert former Eastern Illinois head coach Dino Babers, and his Baylor offense, and suddenly BG looks like the offensive juggernaut of the mid-west. But no coaching change goes off 100 percent perfect, and with Chris Gallon likely out for the year, and some questions on the line, there's potential for some bumps in the road for BGSU this fall.

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    ShirazetteTinninDrummer

    in Music

    Shirazette Tinnin was born in North Carolina to parents in Gospel groups. From 4, she loved drums. She studied with Cindy Blackman, Lewis Nash, Terri Lynne Carrington, Allison Miller, Sherrie Maricle, and Ernie Adams. She received a Music Industry Studies degree; recorded Stories of This Land with Sinclair; earned jazz scholarships and an athletic scholarship. At Northern Illinois University, she had scholarship for drum set and jazz pedagogy and studied with saxophonist Ron Carter in Chicago. She performed with flutist Nicole Mitchell for NIU in Liberace Jazztet Scholarship Program. She is one of last recipients of The Sisters in Jazz Collegiate All-Stars for IAJE Award (2008) and taught at Columbia College in Chicago. She performed with Jimmy Heath, Slide Hampton, and Renee Baker and toured Spain and Peru, where she discovered Cajon and wrote a song on The Liberace Jazztet release Equity. She moved to New York in 2009, and is the drummer at Tutuma Social Club with Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet. She was with Alicia Keys on BET in Black Girl's Rock (2012). She toured with Tia Fuller at Umbria Jazz Festival, Molde Jazz Festival, and Turkish Ambassadors in D.C., and leads  Shirazette Experiment Core-Tet in New York and overseas. She performs with WuTang Klan, Diva, Tom Browne, Hugh Masekala, Mimi Jones, Pauline Jean, Afrikkanitha, and Camille Thurman. She is a clinician and teacher, and authored two articles for Modern Drummer and Tom Tom Magazine on musicians and health. Signed to Hot Tone Music, she is endorsed by Canopus Drums, Sabian Cymbals, Latin Percussion, Beato Bags, and KickPort. www.shirazettetinnin.com - www.wijsf.org


     

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