Wednesday, April 26

UCLA debate coach reflects on contribution to 1989 film ‘Listen to Me’

Thomas Miller, a communication studies senior lecturer and debate coach, collaborated with director Douglas Day Stewart to add details from his experiences coaching UCLA's debate team to the 1989 film "Listen to Me," which follows a college debate team through the competition process. (Erin Gong/Daily Bruin)

Thomas Miller, a communication studies senior lecturer and debate coach, collaborated with director Douglas Day Stewart to add details from his experiences coaching UCLA's debate team to the 1989 film "Listen to Me," which follows a college debate team through the competition process. (Erin Gong/Daily Bruin)

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Roy Scheider was an actor, not a debate coach. So when the actor was cast to play a debate coach in “Listen to Me,” he sought help from UCLA senior lecturer and debate team coach Thomas Miller.


The Chainsmokers, pictured at the Hollywood Palladium, may be considered the Nickelback of EDM, but countless other artists strive to innovate in their music. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)
The Chainsmokers, pictured at the Hollywood Palladium, may be considered the Nickelback of EDM, but countless other artists strive to innovate in their music. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Beyoncé’s music and performances go beyond entertainment into the realm of generating wider dialogues. (Creative Commons photo by Rocbeyonce via Wikimedia Commons)

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Beyoncé’s music and performances go beyond entertainment into the realm of generating wider dialogues. (Creative Commons photo by Rocbeyonce via Wikimedia Commons)

(Daily Bruin file photo)
(Daily Bruin file photo)

Chance the Rapper performed at 2014's Bruin Bash. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Chance the Rapper performed at 2014's Bruin Bash. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Television tapings are a lot longer than you think, but at least there’s a gift shop. (Michelle Lin/Daily Bruin)
Television tapings are a lot longer than you think, but at least there’s a gift shop. (Michelle Lin/Daily Bruin)

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(Harish Balasubramani/Illustrations director)

(Angie Wang/News editor)
(Angie Wang/News editor)


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