Sunday, April 30

Scenes from Rivalry Week

1. UCLA Store Banner

During rivalry week, the UCLA Store hung a banner to promote the football game against USC at the Rose Bowl. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin Senior Staff)

2. Beat UCLA Shirts

The Pertusati Bookstore at USC sold shirts with the words "BEAT UCLA" in anticipation of Saturday's game. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin Senior Staff)

3. Hibernating Bruin Bear

During rivalry week, the Bruin Bear "hibernates" in a black box, which wards off attempts at vandalizing the statue. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin Senior Staff)

4. Tommy Trojan Duct Taped

Similar to how the Bruin Bear was covered in a black box to prevent vandalism, USC's Tommy Trojan was covered in duct tape to ward off would-be vandals. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin Senior Staff)

5. Hanging Teddy Bears

The Pertusati Bookstore at USC was decorated with teddy bears dressed in UCLA T-shirts hung by their legs from the ceiling. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin Senior Staff)

6. USC Balloons

The Ronald Tutor Campus Center at USC was decorated with cardinal and gold balloons during rivalry week. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin Senior Staff)

7. More Hanging Teddy Bears

More teddy bears were hung from the Trojan-branded tailgating merchandise displays at the Pertusati Bookstore at USC. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin Senior Staff)

8. Trojans SUC

Fifth-year mechanical engineering student Derek Wun was interviewed by second-year undeclared student Ashley Gomez about selling 'Trojans SUC' shirts to raise funds for the UCLA Bruin Marching Band. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin Senior Staff)

9. UCLA - 2, USC - 0

The annual UCLA v. USC football game happens this Saturday. The Bruins are on a winning streak that started two years ago after a 38-28 victory over a Trojan team led by Matt Barkley (pictured). (Daily Bruin File Photo)

10. Beat 'SC Bonfire

Despite the fact that the Beat 'SC Bonfire didn't happen this year due to protests, the annual event is an integral part of UCLA tradition. (Daily Bruin File Photo)

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In addition to mannequins donning "BEAT UCLA" shirts, the Pertusati Bookstore at USC was decorated with teddy bears hung by their legs wearing UCLA shirts. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)
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