Originally Posted by Spurticus
We are the original USC .... We had a University in SC before California was
a State in the union. However, our university didn't have the foresight (didn't
think it necessary I guess) to register or trademark the "USC" or SC either.
So Cal did and so OFFICIALLY, USC is most often used to refer to SoCal.
South Carolina is either Carolina (In This state) vs North Carolina
or simply South Carolina.
The arm raised at the end of the Alma Mata is actually to represent Holding
a Glass / Challis. The last line of the AM is Here's a Health Carolina, Forever
to Thee. Health being Toast, as the hand is raised.
Thank you! I have seen a lot of hashtags of Forever To Thee so now I understand. Thanks!