Red Zone: Female Empowerment in Sports

When women succeed in sports, they succeed in the world

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: 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: 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.

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: ‘It’s on us’

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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...

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: Microaggressions carry harmful effects over time

Small and meaningless phrases or behaviors can hold much larger implications

Little Black Dress event demonstrates meaning of consent

Little Black Dress mixer addresses consent issues

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

Examining athletes thoughts on sexual assault cases among other athletes

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: 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...

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: 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: 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

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: Without a trace

Drugs used to facilitate sexual assault are often undetectable and unreportable

RED ZONE: #MeToo

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

Red Zone: Pop culture meets rape culture

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

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

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