Little Black Dress event demonstrates meaning of consent

Little Black Dress mixer addresses consent issues

RED ZONE: What athletes think about their peers in sexual assault cases

Examining athletes thoughts on sexual assault cases among other athletes

RED ZONE: Four prison sentences longer than Brock Turner’s

Brock Turner is now a household name. The former Stanford student's short sentence of just three months for raping an unconscious woman, despite the...

RED ZONE: Introducing the 2015 Red Zone series

As the trees slowly begin to fade to orange, the fight for parking starts anew and hallways at UAA begin to fill and buzz...

RED ZONE: Without a trace

Drugs used to facilitate sexual assault are often undetectable and unreportable

Rally, march and speak out

On Nov. 18, 2016, students at UAA and members of the community will march together to take back the night. Take Back the Night...

RED ZONE: A beginner’s guide to self defense

When it comes to sexual assault and rape, knowing how to defend yourself can be extremely helpful. There are many different tactics and techniques...

Red Zone: Change in campus culture could lead to community improvement

When the UAA Justice Center conducted their statewide victimization survey in 2015, something became overwhelmingly clear: Alaska has a problem. The rate of violence...

RED ZONE: Alaska labeled ‘The rape capital of America’ with rape rate three times...

Domestic violence has been a prominent issue in the state of Alaska for decades, which has lead to reports of sexual assault that have...

RED ZONE: #MeToo

People around the country unite through the social media campaign and stand up against sexual harassment and assault

RED ZONE: Annual march returns to battle rape culture, sexual violence

Generation Action's "Take Back the Night" is an attempt to raise awareness and push for education

RED ZONE: Connecting students with sexual violence resources

Hilary Huffman is working with various agencies to understand how best to connect them with victims of sexual violence

RED ZONE: Not so blurred lines

  A college campus at the beginning of fall is an influx of new ideas, new people and new beginnings. In college, drugs and alcohol...

Red Zone: One in every 16 collegiate males will face sexual assault

Despite the higher risk, men continue to encounter a societal stigma against reporting rape

RED ZONE: How trigger warnings affect sexual assault victims and sufferers of PTSD

Sexual assault is a traumatic experience, and some schools and universities around the nation are taking the initiative of warning their students about subject...

Red Zone: Pop culture meets rape culture

Insight into how multiple forms of pop culture reflect our societies' views on rape

RED ZONE: Microaggressions carry harmful effects over time

Small and meaningless phrases or behaviors can hold much larger implications

RED ZONE: The push for a gender-neutral environment

Gender-neutral bathrooms are becoming more normalized in American culture. An elementary school in San Francisco introduced gender-neutral bathrooms to its students. The University of...

RED ZONE: Mandatory sex discrimination training due on Halloween

Degree-seeking, residential and exchange students are required to complete a Title IX discrimination prevention training by the end of the month.

An introduction to the 2016 Red Zone series

College begins as the first day of the rest of our lives. We discover our passions, make lasting friendships and learn skills that will...

RED ZONE: Local beer accused of promoting rape culture

An Alaskan craft beer that has been around since the 1990s has recently been accused of promoting rape culture and the objectification of women....

RED ZONE: 1 in 2 Anchorage women experience sexual or intimate partner violence

“Alaska’s rates of child sexual abuse are six times higher than those of the Lower 48. Statistically, once someone is harmed by sexual violence, they are more likely to be harmed repeated times,” Olson said.

Bringing in the Bystander program teaches sexual assault bystander ethics

The Student Health and Counseling Center (SHCC) offers interesting and instructive trainings and workshops to promote the health and wellness of students here at...

RED ZONE: Signs of an abusive relationship

As October ends, domestic violence awareness month also comes to a close. This month is all about targeting domestic violence, and there are...

RED ZONE: An introduction to the 2017 Red Zone series

In its fourth year, the Red Zone series continues to share stories and news to eliminate the shame surrounding sexual assault and harassment.

RED ZONE: 3,400 and counting — untested rape kits discovered in statewide audit

The number of untested rape kits in the state is expected to rise as inventory for 35 law enforcement agencies in the state still pends.

RED ZONE: ‘It’s on us’

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RED ZONE: Faculty, students react to mandatory training

The University of Alaska has entered into a Voluntary Resolution Agreement with the United States Department of Education Office of Civil Rights. In February...

RED ZONE: How Hollywood influences rape culture

Even back when movies were in black and white, Hollywood films normalized sexual assault. The media has played a serious role in de-stigmatizing rape,...

RED ZONE: University of Alaska Title IX compliance scorecards released

UAA was rated compliant on 16 of 18 items related to addressing sexual harassment, lined out by the Office of Civil Rights' Voluntary Resolution Agreement.