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Students rally with a bonfire on the UCLA campus in Westwood Monday night.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

UCLA students watch a giant video screen before Monday night's bonfire rally.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Confetti falls on UCLA students during the bonfire Monday night.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Phillip Larson, a senior at USC, plays catch while helping to guard Tommy Trojan. The statue is wrapped in duct tape to protect it from any effort to deface it.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

USC junior Jonathan Leavitt uses a laptop computer on the school's campus next to a statue of the Trojan Horse, wrapped in protective duct tape.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

The Tommy Trojan statue, mummified with duct tape, on the USC campus.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

USC student Jeff Zia ties a Bruin bear to the statue of Tommy Trojan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

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The rivalry between USC and UCLA has been ramping up in anticipation of their annual football game Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Coliseum.

USC students wrapped Tommy Trojan in duct tape to protect the statue from vandalism. A landmark of the USC campus in Los Angeles, the statue is being guarded around the clock by members of the Trojan Knights Spirit and Service Organization.

On UCLA’s Westwood campus, students rallied with a bonfire Monday night.

Read Chris Foster’s story: When UCLA, USC meet in football, defense (against pranks) is key

1 Comment

  1. November 21, 2011, 11:26 pm

    Go Bruins!

    By: kisik23@yahoo.com

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