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Freshmen Football Players Attend Etiquette Dinner
By: UCLA Athletics
Twenty-five freshman scholarship football student-athletes attended the Seventh Annual Etiquette Dinner, hosted by UCLA Athletics' Academic and Student Services unit on Thursday. The event was held for the first time in the Pavilion Club in the new Pauley Pavilion.

Associate Director of Academic and Student Services Ric Coy opened the event with a presentation on appropriate dinner etiquette manners, including social behavior, suitable dress attire and guidelines for formal introductions.

After the presentation, student-athletes were given the opportunity to put these guidelines to practice during a formal four-course meal. They also spent the evening networking and socializing with alumni, administration and staff members in attendance, including UCLA Athletic Director Dan Guerrero.

The etiquette presentation allowed the student-athletes a chance to learn and hopefully apply these practices in future formal gatherings.

Wide receiver Thomas Duarte said about the night, "It was great; I learned a lot about etiquette that I didn’t already know that I will use in the future at banquets and dinners."

"It was good to be able to learn proper etiquette,” remarked wide receiver Jalen Ortiz. "There were a lot of things that we didn’t know that we learned and can apply to business or casual meetings in the future."

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Saturday, Sep 05
vs. Virginia
Pasadena, CA
W, 34 - 16
Saturday, Sep 12
Las Vegas, NV
W, 37 - 3
Saturday, Sep 19
vs. Brigham Young
Pasadena, CA
W, 24 - 23
Saturday, Sep 26
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 56 - 30
Saturday, Oct 03
vs. Arizona State
Pasadena, CA
L, 23 - 38
Thursday, Oct 15 - 7:30 PM PST
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
Thursday, Oct 22 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. California
Pasadena, CA
Saturday, Oct 31 - TBA PST
vs. Colorado
Pasadena, CA
Saturday, Nov 07 - TBA PST
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
Saturday, Nov 14 - TBA PST
vs. Washington State
Pasadena, CA
Saturday, Nov 21 - TBA PST
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Saturday, Nov 28 - TBA PST
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Dec 05 - TBA PST
vs. Pac-12 Championship ...
Santa Clara, CA