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UConn student gets probation for yelling racial slur outside campus housing


STORRS, Conn. (WTNH) — A UConn student caught on camera yelling a racial slur outside campus housing is being given special probation.

Jarred Karal, 21, was given accelerated rehabilitation and six months of probation. If he successfully completes it, charges against him will be dropped.

He must also serve 20 hours of community service and undergo diversity and bias training.

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Karal and another student were caught yelling the N-word while in the parking lot of Charter Oak Apartments on Oct. 11.

In the video, three people were seen walking in the parking lot saying the N-word to black students inside of their rooms and then laughing about it.

The incident caused several black students to feel unsafe on school grounds.

“I don’t feel comfortable here anymore,” Areon Mangan told News 8 days after the video went viral.

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