Josephine Victoria Bruin

Published: June 6, 2015

The original mascot was represented by bear cubs. In 1924, students chose a more threatening name grizzly bear. In 1926 the name was changed to the “Bruins” and UC Berkeley called its mascot the Bears. UCLA used live bears as mascots, which entertained the home crowd at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The bears were…

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Joe Bruin

Published: April 3, 2015

The original mascot was represented by bear cubs. In 1924, students chose a more threatening name grizzly bear. In 1926 the name was changed to the “Bruins” and UC Berkeley called its mascot the Bears. UCLA used live bears as mascots, which entertained the home crowd at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The bears were…

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