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: 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: 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.

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: 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: ‘Weinstein effect’ sparks national reckoning against sexual assault and harassment

It’s not just women that have spoken out; several men have come forward with stories of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior by Kevin Spacey, the now former "House of Cards" actor.

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: 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: #MeToo

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

RED ZONE: Microaggressions carry harmful effects over time

Small and meaningless phrases or behaviors can hold much larger implications

Red Zone: Title IX training involves steps toward making campuses safer for students

More than half of students at the University of Alaska have experienced some form of sexual harassment by fellow UAA students, instructors or staff,...

Red Zone: 2019 Campus Climate survey results

The results of the 2019 University of Alaska Campus Climate Survey reveal rates of sexual misconduct within the UA system. The survey used was developed...

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: 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: They came forward. Then what?

A look into the effectiveness of Title IX offices at the University of Alaska after the Office for Civil Rights review.

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: 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: Mandatory Title IX training explained

Two years ago, degree-seeking students entering the University of Alaska were not required to complete training on sexual assault prevention. At the same time,...

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.

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: What athletes think about their peers in sexual assault cases

Examining athletes thoughts on sexual assault cases among other athletes

An introduction to the fifth annual Red Zone Series

In the period from the beginning of school to Thanksgiving, more sexual assaults happen on college campuses around the United States than any other...

Red Zone: Rape Aggression Defense Training at UAA teaches women self-defense techniques

UAA offers Rape Aggression Defense Training, or RAD Training, free of charge to students and anyone who identifies as a woman.  Fifty-two incidents of violence...

RED ZONE: Without a trace

Drugs used to facilitate sexual assault are often undetectable and unreportable

Little Black Dress event demonstrates meaning of consent

Little Black Dress mixer addresses consent issues

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: 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: 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.