Chris Brennan writes the Urban Warrior column and covers politics. The Philadelphia native graduated from Temple University and is now a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania. Brennan's career includes stints as a freelance writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer, The Press of Atlantic City and several publications in Hawaii. He has worked as a staff writer at The Pottsville Republican in Schuylkill County and The Fort Pierce Tribune and The Lakeland Ledger in Florida. At the Daily News since 1999, Brennan has written about SEPTA, the Philadelphia School District, the legalization of slot machines, government and political campaigns.