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Jackie Burke

Beacon Correspondent

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Ask Jackie: Like a Virgin

If my friends’ stories have taught me anything, it’s that having sex for the first time can go a lot of different ways.

#AskJackie: Good Vibes

Anonymous asks: I'm thinking about getting a vibrator but I've never been with a boy intimately. I’m worried that getting a vibrator will ruin the first time that I'm with a boy. What should I do?

Ask Jackie: Motherly advice

This semester, Jackie will be answering reader queries on love, sex, and relationships. Visit to ask, anonymously or not, to submit a question.