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Music journalist Barry Mazor will speak on his book Ralph Peer and the Making of Popular Roots Music on Monday. Mazor, who’s written for the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and Nashville Scene, will discuss the impact of Victor Records A&R agent and member of the Country Music Hall of Fame Ralph Peer. Peer brought genres …

By Daniel Jansouzian Assistant News Editor The university’s English department has been hardest hit by recent budget cuts, losing four positions as a result of declining university enrollment and less state funding. Enrollment figures have consistently diminished through the last two years, putting pressure on the university to make cuts somewhere, according to Mark Byrnes, …