April 25, 2001

Raising the Cash to Play the Game

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While Cornell’s varsity sports receive the majority of the recognition, the press and the adulation, there is a another athletic community on East Hill that thrives only through its own blood, sweat and tears: club sports. In this three-part series, The Sun will chronicle just what goes on in the world of club sports. Today’s second installment tells the story of how club sports are funded.

Money. They say it’s the root of all evil, but at some point or other, everyone needs some. Never is that axiom more true than when it comes to Cornell’s club sports.

While several of the school’s 34 varsity sports are swimming in money —