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Intersection: Margaritaville, Hazing & Senior Golfing


Customers who put money down on a new senior living development in Daytona Beach say it was like lining up for concert tickets.

The Jimmy Buffett themed Latitude Margaritaville may be tapping into a particular segment of the over 55 population… but there are plenty other communities aimed at seniors too, many offering the kinds of amenities you might find on a cruise ship. Today on Intersection: A look at communities built for seniors.

Then, a spate of fatalities is shining a harsh light on fraternity activities. John Hechinger, the author of True Gentlemen, the Broken Pledge of America’s Fraternities, explains how universities are trying to clamp down on hazing, and the influence these organizations have on college life.

And the golfer who’s still competing more than six decades after he first swung a golf club.

Brendan Byrne is Central Florida Public Media's Assistant News Director, managing the day-to-day operations of the newsroom, editing daily news stories, and managing the organization's internship program. Byrne also hosts Central Florida Public Media's weekly radio show and podcast "Are We There Yet?" which explores human space exploration, and the weekly news roundup podcast "The Wrap."