Omar Sofradzija

Omar Sofradzija was a journalist in Nevada and Illinois who covered everything from car crashes to Hurricane Katrina before moving to Michigan in 2007, where at Michigan State University he has advised the student-run newspaper and taught journalism classes.

Articles by Omar Sofradzija

Back in the Saddleback

Since first opening its doors in 2015, innovation has been baked into Saddleback BBQ’s DNA. So the acclaimed REO Town-based eatery had a head start when the …

Hiring Goes on Through Virtual Job Fairs

How do you connect employers with workers when a pandemic mandates that you stay away from people? Capital Area Michigan Works! found a solution. The orga…

Bridal Gown Industry Finds the Positives

When your business is selling wedding dresses, there aren’t a lot of options to pivot to when a pandemic strikes — no tearing apart dresses to make the mater…

Lansing Center Ready to Adapt for Reopening

Prep sports have been able to resurface at times amid the coronavirus pandemic. Restaurants and health clubs have been able to seize opportunities here and t…

Staying Close to Home

Big Differences Come From Shopping Small When you shop local, you don’t simply support a nearby entrepreneur. You’re also paying local laborers, supportin…

Internalizing 2020: Mental well-being can be hindered during a crisis

If you don’t feel well, you can’t do well. Businesses throughout Greater Lansing were reminded of that truism in working through the coronavirus pandemic,…

Stepping Back into School

Students Return, But Fall Semester Takes a New Look In planning for the fall semester amid the coronavirus pandemic, a pair of mid-Michigan’s institutions…

Permanent Practices

Team Management Trends for Businesses Emerge from Pandemic Michigan State University Federal Credit Union is one of many Greater Lansing business that fou…


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