ELAC’s history continues through its alumni

In 76 years of operation, East Los Angeles College has transformed itself and created a legacy reflected in its alumni. Throughout the decades, the campus has increased its size, its programs offered and the number of its services to the communities it serves.

November 19, 2021

Toni Harris more than a dreamer

February 5, 2019

Simply known as Toni to friends, the 22-year-old free safety has since starred in a Toyota RAV4 Hybrid commercial that aired during the Super Bowl, granting her all kinds of attention by press and social media.


ELAC’s first female football player sets the bar

December 6, 2018

Football player Antoinette “Toni” Harris is the first female to play for East Los Angeles College’s football team. Harris began playing the sport at four years old, in her hometown of Detroit, Michigan. She kept at it for the past 17 years and now plays defense for the Huskies.


Former Husky star goes to NFL

By J.C. Casarez For Antoine “Shaky” Smithson, life in the NFL is just beginning. His journey to the professional level is something that began long before his days at the University of Utah, where he majored in Sociology. The 24-year-old Smithson signed with the Green Bay Packers this year as an undrafted free agent. Smithson attended East Los Angeles College for his freshman and sophomore years before transferring. He spent the next two…

October 20, 2011