The Oski Yell is the University of California Berkeley spirit yell from which Cal's mascot, Oski the Bear, derives his name. Although Oski appeared in 1941, the yell was first performed around the turn of the 20th century. The yell's origins are uncertain, although the University of Illinois originated a similar yell in 1911 (with a different last line). The lyrics are:
A parody called Bossy Cow Cow exists at UC Davis (which was originally established as a farm for the use of Berkeley's College of Agriculture). This variation of the cheer originated in the 1920's:
The Oski Yell is currently almost never heard, its function overtaken by spirit songs such as "Big C," "Fight for California," and "Sons of California."
Bossy Cow-Cow, however, is still used today by UC Davis's California Aggie Marching Band-uh!
The Oski Yell is still however in use in a modified form by Pigskin Pete at games played by the Canadian Football League team the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Hamilton,_Ontario Canada
Oskee Wee Wee
Oskee Wha Wha
Tigers ... Eat'em RAW!!