Natural Succession in Urban Ecosystems: Is Gentrification Good for All, or Just Some?

By: Allison Forsythe In Cincinnati, Ohio, the historical district of Over the Rhine (OTR) has undergone rapid gentrification. Prices of apartments are skyrocketing, and new businesses are moving in. This has prompted OTR’s original inhabitants to leave this area, with new, wealthier people moving in. Is the gentrification and natural succession saving the place or … More Natural Succession in Urban Ecosystems: Is Gentrification Good for All, or Just Some?

Singer turned advocacy journalist on the issues

By: Bridget Vis Most Miami University students know Justin Jeffre from his boy band days in 98 Degrees, but with the group on a self-imposed hiatus, Jeffre has found a new voice through his alternative perspective blog, The Cincinnati Beacon. Jeffre grew up in Cincinnati. He attended high school at the School of Creative and … More Singer turned advocacy journalist on the issues