More Than Change

An extension of Link Magazine’s “Begging for Change” (January 2017 issue, page 20) Words & Photos: Selenna Ho Anyone can be affected by homelessness, given the circumstance. But it’s hard to imagine ourselves in their shoes… It’s too terrifying. Having a secure, liveable home is a human right. But with BC’s homelessness crisis, shelters are…

Making MVP Cases

The 2016 NFL MVP has no obvious frontrunner. The Dallas Cowboys have two rookies deserving of consideration, Derek Carr has emerged as a star, and Le’veon Bell has put up a season for the ages at running back. But there are three candidates that will garner the most votes, and all have strong cases to…

All Risk, No Guarantee

The NFL is easily the most popular and profitable sports league in North America, yet it is the only one not to offer guaranteed contracts to its players. Generally speaking, only one year is guaranteed on a two or three year deal, and two on a contract of four years or more. Knowing how profitable the league…

The Pack are Back

The demise of Aaron Rodgers was greatly exaggerated. In the NFL there are few constants. Players are easily replaceable, coaches have a short leash, and a team goes worst-to-first seemingly every year. The one equalizer for any team is an elite quarterback. For the select few quarterbacks considered elite, winning is expected every year. At…

No Gronk, No Problem?

Herniated disc. Third back surgery. Out for the season. News that All-Pro Tight Rob Gronkowski will miss the remainder of the 2016 season after undergoing back surgery has shaken the landscape of the NFL. In a year with no one team standing above the rest, the prevailing thought has been to favor Gronkowski’s New England Patriots. Why…

Vancouver Fan Expo 2016

The Vancouver Fan Expo has been around since 2012 and has been growing steadily since. It’s a yearly gathering of comic book and pop culture fans, filled with exciting celebrity appearances and unique exhibits. This year, we had a chance to interview a Fan Expo organizer for an inside look into this year’s Expo and where the…