ROCKVILLE, CT (WFSB) - One of two University of Connecticut students arrested for shouting racist words was on the docket to face a judge on Wednesday.

However, 21-year-old Ryan Mucaj of Granby never set foot in a Rockville Superior Court room.

The case was continued to Dec. 19.

Mucaj and classmate Jarred Karal were arrested earlier this month after video of them shouting the "n word" near the Charter Oak Apartments on the Storrs campus was posted to social media.

The students told police that they were playing a game to see who could yell inappropriate words the loudest.

Police charged them with ridicule on account of creed, religion, color, denomination, nationality or race.

News of the incident sparked rallies on the campus and calls for change by students and the school's NAACP chapter.

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(7) comments

John Johnson

The Tree of Liberty hasn't been watered in a while.

Well Educated Liberal

What a complete waste of money bringing this to court! LOCK THEM UP!!! LOCK THEM UP!!! Disgusting, hate filled, deplorable, drumpftler voting, xtian NEOCONS!!! Shove them in a cell with drumpftler and the rest of the repukes.

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John Johnson

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Well Educated Liberal

Ableist

#Warren/Harris2020 #HillaryisMYPresident #I'mStillWithHer #neverdrumpf #resist #impeach #LockHimUp #FreedomFromReligion #BanAllGuns #PositivelyBlue #VoteBlueNoMatterWho

ComingThrough

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martino

While I don't agree with what they did the charge is a bit of a stretch.... Meanwhile UCONN students are probably listening to music in their dorm that frequently says the dreaded N word in the lyrics... *eye roll*

HondasSuck

Absolutely ridiculous that that is a law, much less one that's being prosecuted. Hurt feelings isn't a crime. I've been called the N word and worse and I didn't go crying to the police about it. Sticks and stones...

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