College News and Fun Facts: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

CROSSTOWN RIVALRY. Of all the Bruin traditions, none is more beloved than those that taunt and tease our crosstown rival USC. The rivalry hearkens back to the university’s fledgling days as the Southern Branch, when USC students would mock Southern Branch students by calling them “twigs.” It only escalated from there. Source

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