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What does UCLA Bruins mean?

University of California, Los Angeles

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Similarly, you may ask, why is UCLA called the Bruins?

Joe Bruin was created for the UCLA sports team in 1924. 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.

Secondly, what mascot is UCLA? Joe Bruin Josephine Bruin

Likewise, people ask, what's the difference between a bear and a Bruin?

As nouns the difference between bear and bruin is that bear is a large omnivorous mammal, related to the dog and raccoon, having shaggy hair, a very small tail, and flat feet; a member of family ursidae, particularly of subfamily while bruin is a folk name for a bear, especially the brown bear, ursus arctos .

What are the UCLA Bruins colors?

Gold True Blue

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