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Rushing yards amassed by sophomore running back Kwame Do, setting a new Oxy record for a single season. Do passed the previous mark of 1,084 yards (set 45 years earlier by Gene Moore '69) with an 18-yard run against Whittier on Nov. 9. He led the SCIAC in rushing with 158.4 yards per game and earned first team All-Conference honors for the Tigers, who went 5-4 (4-3 SCIAC) in Doug Semones' first season as head coach.


Average salary of recent Oxy graduates according to the PayScale College Salary Report, which assesses the ­earning potential associated with degrees from various colleges. Occidental ranks 36th among all liberal arts colleges in the ­survey. Mid-career ­professionals with an Oxy degree earn $88,000 on average.


New minors—public health and ­neuroscience—to be added to the Oxy curriculum in the 2014-15 academic year. Each new program represents an interdepartmental collaboration: between biology, psychology, and cognitive ­science for neuroscience; and biology, kinesiology, and urban and environmental policy for public health. The minors will be open to all students.

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