At 4:30 yesterday afternoon, members of Occupy Providence met at Burnside Park to march up the hill to Brown’s Main Green. Protesters carried signs, played make-shift instruments, and chanted things like “we are the 99%, you are the 99%” and “banks got bailed out, we got sold out.” Passing drivers honked their horns and cheered out their windows in support. With Brown Police standing by, Occupy Providence paraded under Faunce Arch and filed into a packed Salomon DeCiccio Auditorium to attend the Teach-In for Occupy College Hill. Occupy Providence has since released its first mission statement to the public.[nggallery id=68]
Ratty Vs. V-Dub, 3/23
Ratty: Shaved Steak, Grilled Turkey Burgers, Edamame Chow Mein, Cinnamon Toast Crunch Bars
V-Dub: Peanut Butter Sandwich Bar, Beef Pot Pie, Garlicky Green Beans, Cinnamon Toast Crunch Bars
Advantage: Ratty. Peanut butter sandwiches are so every day. Shaved steak is a sometimes sandwich option.