Round up of the Week (6-6-11)

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Every week we bring you a round up of all the student news from the past week, as well as the trends hitting the web at the moment. This week's includes comic book degrees, an unanswerable question in an A-Level exam and Wayne Rooney's hair...


Student News

UK University Offers Comic Book Degree

From this September, Dundee University will offer students the UK's first degree in comics. A postgraduate Masters in 'Comic Studies' will be run by the English department. Dr. Chris Murray, a leading authority on comics, will run the course, on which graduates will study the impact of comics on art, literature and popular culture. 

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Unanswerable Question in Exam

A mistake in an AS-Level exam paper meant that pupils were faced with a question that could not be answered. In the Business Studies paper, students were asked about the profits of a chocolate company but were not given enough information to answer. Some spent so long trying to work it out that they couldn't complete the exam. 

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Internet and Technology



Wayne Rooney has Hair Transplant

For the past few days the internet has been awash with talk about Wayne Rooney's new hair. The football star is already balding despite only being 25 years old, and on Saturday he announced on Twitter that he has had a hair transplant. He revealed a long awaited picture this afternoon (left) and to be honest it looks exactly the same as before.





New Apple Operating System Previewed

With the news that Apple are to release the latest update of their operating system- iOS 5, one man gets a very special preview of the new features (NB the video may not be totally factually accurate)...



Jessi Arrington: Wearing Nothing New

Designer Jessi Arrington packed nothing but underwear to do a talk for TED, but instead bought all her clothes from thrift stores around LA. See the results below:


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