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Intergroup rivalries, like that between USC and UCLA, may be a result of humans evolving to live in tribes in which outsiders could be considered dangerous. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Campus Queries: What is the psychological basis for the UCLA-USC rivalry?

Campus Queries is a series in which Daily Bruin readers and staff present science-related questions for UCLA professors and experts to answer. Q: What makes the UCLA-USC rivalry appealing? Read more...

Photo: Intergroup rivalries, like that between USC and UCLA, may be a result of humans evolving to live in tribes in which outsiders could be considered dangerous. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Intergroup rivalries, like that between USC and UCLA, may be a result of humans evolving to live in tribes in which outsiders could be considered dangerous. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)


James Enstrom, a former UCLA professor who claims he was wrongly terminated because of his controversial position on certain air pollutants, was nominated to the Science Advisory Board. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA-affiliated professors nominated for EPA Scientific Advisory Board

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency nominated a former UCLA professor as a candidate for its Science Advisory Board. He claims he was wrongfully terminated because of his controversial position on certain air pollutants. Read more...

Photo: James Enstrom, a former UCLA professor who claims he was wrongly terminated because of his controversial position on certain air pollutants, was nominated to the Science Advisory Board. (Daily Bruin file photo)

James Enstrom, a former UCLA professor who claims he was wrongly terminated because of his controversial position on certain air pollutants, was nominated to the Science Advisory Board. (Daily Bruin file photo)