Occupy DC in McPherson Square (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

To get a better perspective on what it’s like to be a protester in the park, the Buzz’s Katie Rogers and photographer Michael Williamson headed down to the square to spend the evening at the encampment. Follow along with Katie’s live tweets after the jump, and come back later to PostLocal to read Katie’s story and see Michael’s photos on the experience.