Month: September 2014

What exactly is the “Cloud”? By REFUGE Team

Posted on September 24th, 2014 Categories: Blog

Do you ever question the “Cloud”? With the fast advancement of today’s technology it is of no surprise that you have doubts or concerns, especially with what seems to be a never-ending list of hacking and Cloud scandals in the recent months. We are here to give you some peace of mind about the Cloud as well as a few tips for keeping your information secure and free of fraud.   First let’s give a little background about the Cloud. Surprisingly enough, this mysterious Cloud is nothing new. It dates back to the 1950s when every computer was huge and (more…)

Backup for the unexpected. By REFUGE Team

Posted on September 17th, 2014 Categories: Blog

There is always important data that you need in your life stored on your computer, tablet or phone. It could be something you need for a presentation or it can even be all those “important” numbers on your phone that you can’t live without. There is always that one thing that happens during or before your presentation or that one time you lost your phone when you will be kicking yourself for not bringing an extra copy or for waiting too long to save those numbers. You depend on these types of things, and you always need to prepare yourself (more…)

Introducing Cindy Mendoza By REFUGE Team

Posted on September 10th, 2014 Categories: Blog

  [caption id="attachment_2663" align="alignleft" width="300"] Here is Cindy at Pinots Palet for a party.[/caption] Living the suburgatory life has made Cindy Mendoza a variety of things. She is the punk rocker, orchestra lover, shoe crazed, girly-flare-dresses wearing, green and yellow loving, country music loving, technology dated, hip-hop loving type of girl. Being raised between the City of Houston and the suburban City of Sugar Land has made Cindy love most of the city life and most of the country, woodsy life. She’ll go horseback riding with friends one day and the next be in the city to have an adventure to try out different things.   (more…)

Introducing Q’Sean Miller By REFUGE Team

Posted on September 10th, 2014 Categories: Blog

  Q’Sean Miller is from the state where it is always sunny and “boogie boarding” on breaks is normal - California. He is the younger of two kids and is 24 year old. He and his sister were commonly referred to as the Q kids.  Q’Sean has always enjoyed participating in sports, mainly football and basketball. He started playing at a very young age and was a very successful athlete at South Hill High School. There he was immortalized in the high school gym for being the Most Valuable Player in track and field and even got his name engraved (more…)

Introducing Ian Botor By REFUGE Team

Posted on September 4th, 2014 Categories: Blog

We would like to introduce Ian Botor! He was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He recently graduated from the Jack J. Valenti School of Communication at the University of Houston with a bachelor’s degree in Advertising accompanied by a minor in Retailing and Consumer Science.  He chose the University of Houston because it was close to home and the people he grew up with. Ian participated in various intramurals including basketball, football and softball. He was also involved in the Filipino Student Association while attending the University of Houston.   In the beginning of choosing a major, he did (more…)

Introducing Kendall Popelsky By REFUGE Team

Posted on September 4th, 2014 Categories: Blog

It started out as a dream of a child born and raised in Houston, Texas. Kendall was born to two hardworking parents, Gary and Clarissa Popelsky, and she was also the second oldest of four. Kendall showed a passion for writing and creativity ever since she learned to read at an early age. She spent her primary and secondary years in the Cy-Fair school system and eventually received her high school diploma from Cypress Falls High School in 2009 with her concentration in Journalism. She spent her final semester of her senior year putting together her portfolio for JEA’s competition (more…)