News Briefs


Recycling

Glendale Community College is exceeding the goal the California’s Integrated Waste Management Act has set, requiring 25 percent of all solid waste generated to be recycled. The 25 percent goal was set Jan. 1, 2001, and will be increased to 50 percent by Jan. 1, 2004. GCC is currently recycling 51 percent of all waste.

“Even though we don’t have the special recycling trash cans,” says Dan Padilla, manager of maintenance and operations and campus recycling coordinator, “anything that is thrown out on campus gets recycled.” The trash is sent to the Material Recovery Facility (MRF), which is the college’s local trash deposit. Here, the trash is sorted out and all that can be recycled, is.

Lecture

GCC Associate Professor of Mathematics Mike Allen presented a lecture entitled “A Beautiful Insight: John Nash’s Contribution to Game Theory” Tuesday in CM225. His lecture explained the mathematics of Nash’s “Game Theory”

Armenian Genocide Memorial

The City Council of Glendale has voted to place an Armenian Genocide memorial at the Glendale Civic Auditorium. The memorial is estimated to cost between $250,000 to $500,000 and is expected to be completed within two years.