The 2014 Thurtene Carnival brought students, faculty, St. Louisans and approximately 1,900 alumni and friends to the Danforth Campus for a weekend of big fun, April 11–13.
The student-managed carnival is one of the university’s longest-running traditions, delighting carnival-goers since 1907.
Student skits provide entertainment throughout the weekend. (Photo: James Byard)
Student performances are sure to surprise during Thurtene. (Photo: James Byard)
Each One Teach One volunteer tutors from Washington University invited students from KIPP Inspire Academy to Thurtene Carnival. (Photo: Sid Hastings)
Catching air is a favorite activity at Thurtene. (Photo: James Byard)
Students enjoy all the preparations that go into creating facades for the carnival. (Photo: James Byard)