A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

UCLA

Thu, 3 Mar '22
Its motto is "Fiat lux"
Wed, 23 Feb '22
Bruins' sch.
Sun, 26 Dec '21
Sch. where a live bear used to take the field during football games
Wed, 17 Nov '21
Bruins' sch.
Tue, 9 Nov '21
Home of the Bruins
Sat, 23 Oct '21
First sch. to win 100 N.C.A.A. titles
Wed, 11 Aug '21
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's alma mater
Mon, 26 Jul '21
The Bruins of the N.C.A.A.